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        Fly-fishing in Salt and Fresh Water.

      John Van Voorst. 1851. 8vo. Oriignal green cloth, gilt elttering to spine; pp. viii + 74 + [2, ads.], 6 plates (5 hand-coloured); previous owner's signature to front pastedown, occasional marginal notes and underlining in pencil, very good. First edition. The authorship of this book has been attributed to various people over the years, including Richard Hely Hutchinson, Horace Gordon Hutchinson and, according to a copy seen by Thacher, a Mrs Hutchinson (Angling Books p. 73). That attribution is echoed in this copy, in which '[by _ Hutchinson]' is written in pencil to the front pastedown. However, Paul Morgan in Saltwater flyfishing (1989) fixed the identity of the author as Richard Bowden-Smith, a Hampshire gentleman and sportsman, on the strength of a note found in a copy of the book owned by Walter, Richard's son. Walter attested that his father wrote the book and that his mother, Georgina, drew the six plates. It is a pioneering work on sea fly-fishing, mainly based in Ireland. The plates feature some unusual flies. Westwood & Satchell p. 95.

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

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

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        Dahomey and the Dahomans:Being the Journals of two Missions to the King of Dahomey, and Residence in His Capital.

      1851 - First edition. 2 vols in 1. Four hand-coloured & 5 tinted lithographs, with 3 further woodcut plates. 8vo. Original cloth, minor wear. xii, 244, v, 248pp. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. Having captured six slave ships in the year preceding his first mission to Dahomey, Forbes was eager to visit this one country which had chosen to ignore the foreign requests to end the slave trade. His account provides information not only on the country itself and the manners and customs of the people, but includes a large appendix with vocabularies of the Vahie and Dahoman languages. Part III of Vol. I comprises the author's journal of his month-long stay at Whydah. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "INDIE; MOHR; KOCH; BEVERSLUIS; VAN HARENCARSPEL --- Ca. 200 foto's en ca. 100 brieven en documenten betreffende de familie Mohr, Koch en Beversluis in Ned. Indie en Utrecht, ca. 1850-ca. 1930.".

      De oudste brieven dateren uit 1851 en zijn van moeder Van Harencarspel uit Leeuwarden aan dochter en schoonzoon E.J. Koch. Hun dochter, Anna Elisabeth (Bep) Koch (geb. 1872) huwde ca. 1898 dr. E.C.J. Mohr, geb. 1873, later hoogleraar tropische economie te Utrecht, grondlegger van de theorie der Indische bodemkunde en onderzoeker betr. grondstoffen voor keramische- en glasindustrie. Mohr was van Duitse afkomst (ouders te Kreuznach). Onder hun vier kinderen was dr. Emil Johan Mohr, oogarts, (1899-1944), overleden na het vergaan van zijn schip op weg naar Japan in 1944. Hij was gehuwd met Cath. Cornelia Beversluis. Bij deze stukken een groot aantal foto's van het oude Indie rond 1900, voorts een reisverslag uit 1868 van E.J. Koch, toen wonende te Delft, en een dagboekje uit 1890/91 van Bep Koch. M9717.M9717

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        \"Neapolitanisches Fiaker-Fuhrwerk\". Blick auf eine Uferstraße bei Neapel, vorne fährt nach links ein zweiräderiger, zweispänniger calesso, besetzt mit dem Fuhrmann und dem Peitschenschwingenden calessaro, dazu eine Frau mit Kind und zwei weitere Passagiere, rechts eine hohe Uferbebauung, links Ausblick zur Insel Capri.

       Radierung, i.d. Platte sign. und dat. \"JAKlein 1851\", München, 1854, 23,5 x 32 cm (Plattengröße). Jahn 363, IV (v. V): \"Vor Anwendung der Tonplatte\"; die Jahreszahl 1851 \"ist hier für die Anfertigung des Aquarellgemäldes zu verstehen\" (Jahn, S. 157). - Seltener Zustandsdruck der gesuchten Radierung von Johann Adam Klein. - Mit schmalem Rändchen um die Plattenkante, oben um die Einfassungslinie. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Fuhrwerke, Italien, Neapel, Pferde, Transportwesen

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        \"Neapolitanisches Fiaker-Fuhrwerk\". Blick auf eine Uferstraße bei Neapel, vorne fährt nach links ein zweiräderiger, zweispänniger Calesso, besetzt mit dem Fuhrmann und dem peitschenschwingenden Calessaro, dazu eine Frau mit Kind und zwei weitere Passagiere, rechts eine hohe Uferbebauung, links Ausblick zur Insel Capri.

       Radierung, i.d. Platte sign. und dat. \"JAKlein 1851\", München, 1854, 23,5 x 32 cm (Plattengröße). Jahn 363, IV (v. V): \"Vor Anwendung der Tonplatte\"; die Jahreszahl 1851 \"ist hier für die Anfertigung des Aquarellgemäldes zu verstehen\" (Jahn, S. 157). - Mit schmalem Rändchen um die Plattenkante, oben um die Einfassungslinie. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Künstlergraphik, Fuhrwerke, Italien, Neapel, Pferde, Transportwesen

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        Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route.

      London: Hall, Virtue & Co. 1851 - Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A splendid early Victorian morocco binding with raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling to the panels, superb gilt and blind tooling to the boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. embellished with 28 steel engravings including views of Spain, Malta and North Africa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Education as a means of preventing destitution: with exemplifications from the teaching of the conditions of well-being and the principles and applications of economical science at the Birkbeck Schools. Prefaced by a letter to the Right Hon. Lord John Russell, M.P.

      London: Smith Elder and Co 1851 - 8vo., vi + 153 + (1)pp., followed by (2) + 16pp. of advertisements, original blind-stamped maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered, small snags at head and foot of spine, else a fine presentation copy> inscribed at the head of title, 'James Shields Esq. with the author's kind regards'.> First edition: uncommon. William Ellis (1800-1881), economist and educational reformer, joined John Stuart Mill's Utilitarian Society and attended its twice-weekly discussions, Mill himself considered Ellis to be 'An original thinker in the field of political economy'. He was also associated with Lovell and the National Hall. 'Ellis regarded careful moral training and instruction in social well-being as the most beneficent tasks open to popular education; attention to health and careful economy in money and material resources were in his view the measures best calculated to improve the labouring man's condition. In support of these opinions he lectured, wrote, opened schools, instructed their teachers and lavished his fortune. After the beginning made in the National Hall, he established his first school on the premises of the London Mechanics' Institution, calling it in honour of the Institution's president the Birkbeck School, a name which was also applied to the other six schools which Ellis maintained in London between 1848 and 1862. His work and his ideas attracted general attention; they so far interested the Prince Consort that Ellis was called upon to give instruction to the children of the Royal Family'. [J.W. Adamson, English education 1789-1902,> p.162]. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Domestic History of the American Revolution

      CHARLES SCRIBNERS, NY 1851 - General wear, cracked hinge, rubbed cover, foxing throughout, PO's name on fep, some pages partially detaching, and pencil markings on first 3 pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1851 EDITION: 308 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Battle of Cerro Gordo

      Plon Brothers of Paris for D. Appleton & Co. and George S. Appleton 1851 - Hand-coloured lithograph, heightened with gum arabic, printed by Lemercier. A superb image from Kendall's, "The War between the United States and Mexico illustrated?", one of the most important pictorial works relating to the Mexican-American War, the first offensive war fought by the United States. Kendall was America's first great war correspondent, and an ardent proponent of the necessity of America's war with Mexico. When hostilities broke out, he went at once to the Rio Grande where he joined with the Rangers, and later attached himself to the Scott expedition. Kendall's highly detailed account of the war was accompanied by the work of the French artist Carl Nebel, who painted each of the twelve major clashes of the war. Kendall notes in the preface to his work that `Of the twelve illustrations accompanying his work? the greater number were drawn on the spot by the artist. So far as regards the general configuration of the ground, fidelity of the landscape, and correctness of the works and buildings introduced, they may be strictly relied upon? The artist has ever chosen what he deemed the more interesting as well as exciting points of each combat? the greatest care has been taken to avoid inaccuracies.' Cf. Bennett, p. 65; cf. Haferkorn, p. 47; cf. Howes K76; cf. Raines p,132; cf. Sabin 37362; cf. Tyler, Prints of the West p.78.

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        Der Leuchtthurm. Wochenschrift für Politik, Literatur und gesellschaftliches Leben. Redigirt von Ernst Keil und L. Vogel. 4. Jahrgang 1849, No. 1-17, 31-48. 5. Jahrgang 1850, No. 1-12. u. Jahrgang 1851, No. 1-25. Fortgesetzt unter dem Titel Die Wartburg". Ab 1850 jeweils mit den Beiblättern "Die Wespe", später "Schildwacht", dann "Spitzkugeln". (Beigegeben 4. Jahrgang, 1849, 10 Hefte u. einige Beiblätter)."

      Leipzig, Ernst Keil & Comp. 1850 - 1851. - Estermann 8,104; Kirchner 11066. - Umfangreiches Konvolut der letzten Jahrgänge dieses demokratischen Oppositionsblattes des Journalisten und Verlegers Ernst Keil, des späteren Gründers und Leiters der "Gartenlaube", der aber schon während seiner Buchhandelszeit schriftstellerisch für das "Junge Deutschland" tätig war. "Der Leuchtthurm", von 1846 bis 1850 in 5 Jahrgängen erschienen, 1850-1851 unter dem Titel "Wartburg" mitdurchgehender Seitenzählung fortgeführt, gilt als "ein Organ, bemerkenswerth in der Geschichte des bis dahin . dürftig gewesenen vormärzlichen Journalismus, dessen Eintritt als ein Ereigniß ersten Ranges und eine eingreifend bedeutsame Wendung hervorragt und ein journalistisches Unternehmen, welches eine für die damaligen Verhältnisse ganz ungewöhnliche Verbreitung fand" (ADB). - Beigebunden (vor S. 665) ein Flugblatt des Verlages v. 1. October 1850, in dem die Umbenennung auf Wartburg erläutert wird. Angebunden: Illustrirter Dorfbarbier . Von Ferdinand Stolle. 1. Jahrgang 181, Heft 1. u. Heft 11. Je 8 S. 4°.Zus. Ca 2.000 Seiten mit zahlreichen Textillustrationen in Holzstich sowie vielen lithogr. Porträttafeln. 4 rote uniforme Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung, Rückenschildchen. Gut erhalten, im Text frisch und nahezu fleckenfrei. Jahrgang 1848 in Pappband d.Zt., stärker berieben. Innen fleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Den Amsterdamschen Hermes, zynde een historisch, poëetisch, en satyrisch verhaal van de zotheden der voorby zynde, der tegenwoordige, en der toekomende eeuw; benevens eenige liefdens gevallen, staatkundige coffihuis opmerkingen, en courant-perioden. Gedrukt voor den autheur. Amsterdam, Hendrik Bosch, 1722.".

      "4º: pi1 * 4 A-Z 4 2A-3F 4, gepag.: [2] [8] 1-184, 369-376, 193-416. Met een gegraveerde titelpagina waarop Weyerman zittend is afgebeeld, pen in de hand, met achter hem de godinnen van de Waarheid en de Schilderkunst. Contemporain perkament, op de plaats van de ontbrekende aflevering 24 is aflevering 47 ingevoegd, verder goed exemplaar, alleen eerste deel van twee delen. Buijnsters/Geerars 5; De Vries (Weyerman) 18; Scheepers I, 331; Van Someren 6121; Waller 1851 Altena e.a., Het verlokkend ooft. Proeven over Jacob Campo Weyerman (Amsterdam 1985); Hanou, Nederlandse literatuur van de Verlichting (1670-1830) (Nijmegen 2002) p.35-64; Altena e.a., De satiricus Jacob Campo Weyerman, de luis in de pels van de Verlichting (Catalogus Weyerman-tentoonstelling KB 1987); Hoogma, 'Schimpschriften en gestempelde penningen. Over de voorrede bij de Amsterdamsche Hermes', in: MedJCW 12 (1989) 1; Vieu-Kuik, Geschiedenis der letterkunde der Nederlanden VI, p.167-173; NNBW II, 1542"."Ruim drie weken nadat hij met 'Den Rotterdamschen Hermes' was gestopt, begon Jacob Campo Weyerman een nieuw weekblad: 'Den Amsterdamschen Hermes' en in het voorwoord van dit tijdschrift zette hij zijn bedoelingen uiteen die volgens Riet Hoogma neerkomen op één norm: variatie, en één doelstelling: het amuseren van de lezer. De schilder, schrijver, pamflettist, afperser en avonturier Jacob Campo Weyerman (bij Charleroi 1677 - Gevangenpoort Den Haag 1747) was in 1720 met de 'Rotterdamschen Hermes' aan een carrière als weekbladschrijver begonnen die tot halverwege de jaren 1730 bijna onafgebroken zou voortduren. Daarnaast maakte de enorm productieve Weyerman toneelstukken, vertaalde hij uit het , 523, en Engels, schreef hij een omvangrijke antipapistische 'Historie des pausdoms' en stelde hij een vierdelig werk samen met kleurrijke, zij het niet bijzonder betrouwbare schildersbiografieën, waaronder een zeer uitgebreide van hem zelf. Sinds enkele decennia wordt de satiricus Weyerman met zijn virtuoos taalgebruik, scherpe humor en ongebreidelde beeldspraak beschouwd als een belangrijk prozaschrijver uit de eerste helft van de achttiende eeuw.In het hier aangeboden eerste deel van 'Den Amsterdamschen Hermes' is door een fout van de binder in plaats van aflevering 24 aflevering 47 geplaatst. Deze aflevering is ook op de juiste plaats, dus na aflevering 46 te vinden. In dit geval is duidelijk te zien hoe de fout kon ontstaan: aflevering 47 (bladzijde 369) hoort katernsignatuur Aaa (3A) te hebben, maar de zetter zette een a'tje te weinig, dus Aa (2A), onderaan de eerste pagina van het katern, met als gevolg dat de binder dit katern bond achter katern Z en niet achter katern Zz (2Z). Had hij gelet op de paginering in plaats van op de katernsignaturen, dan zou hij de fout niet hebben gemaakt."

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        't Leven en bedrijf van Clement Marot, op 't nieu vermeerdert en verbetert. Utrecht, 1719.

      "12º: A-F 12, gepag.: 143 [1] pp., titelpagina in houtsnede. Perkamenten omslag met overslag. Koopmans & Verhuyck 15; Forum IV, 1851 (andere editie); vgl. Muller 437-440; vgl. Waller 1163 Koopmans & Verhuyck, Een kijk op anekdotencollecties in de zeventiende eeuw. Jan Zoet, Het Leven en Bedrijf van Clément Marot (Amsterdam 1991)"."Zeldzame,vrij vroege uitgave van de eeuwenlang populaire verzameling anecdotes rondom de , 523, e dichter-hofnar Clement Marot (1496 - 1544). In 1655 werd 't Leven en bedrijf van Clement Marot' met Jan Zoets naam als vertaler op de titelpagina voor het eerst gedrukt, waarbij het opmerkelijk is dat die uitgave in Amsterdam kon verschijnen, hoewel Zoet sinds 1651 een zesjarige verbanning onderging wegens een hekeldicht tegen Andries en Kornelis Bicker. Koopmans en Verhuyck neigen er toe Zoet niet als vertaler van een (nog) niet teruggevonden , 523, e tekst te beschouwen, maar als compilator van de collectie kluchtige verhalen over Marot die al veel langer in West-Europa de ronde deden."

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        Fores's Sporting Scraps. - Boating'.

      - altkolorierte Aquatinta v. J. Harris n. Knell b. Mess. Fores in London, dat. 1851, 29,5 x 44,5 Sammelblatt mit vier Darstellungen. "Four Pard Putrigger", "Pair Pard Putrigger", "A Funny" und Scullers Putrigger".

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        Memoirs of a Literary Veteran; Including Sketches and Anecdotes of the Most Distinguished Literary Characters from 1794 to 1849: In Three Volumes

      London: Richard Bentley. 1851. First. First edition. Complete three volume set. Original decorative blind-stamped blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles. Owner's bookplate, light dampstain on front endpapers of all three volumes, a good only set with spine ends and corners chipped and bumped and some loss of the spine heads. Containing Poetical genius in the Far North by Byron and Beattie, with recollections of Sir Brooke Boothby, Sir Walter Scott, Enlightened criticism on Wordsworth's poetry, Sir Walter Scott's diary, recollections of Thomas Campbell and Haydon, and much more. .

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        Ricerche storico-analitiche sugli scrittori di Veterinaria

      Tipografia Ferrero e Franco, 1851. (12 x 18) PRIMA EDIZIONE. Due volumi in uno. Mezza perg. con tassello e tit. in oro al dorso. Bross. edit. conservate. 530 pp.; 340 pp. Rarissima opera sugli scrittori e sulla storia della veterinaria. Ottino-Fumagalli 1830

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        Autograph letter signed ("Jac. Grimm").

      B[erlin], 11. IV. 1851. - Large 8vo. 1 p. To his editor Kästner, requesting a proof copy of his "mythologie und rechtsalterthümer" to prepare the manuscript for print; afterwards he will similarly treat his "grammar". - Small damage to edges; accompanied by an autograph address "Herrn Dr. Franz Löher, Professor, Hochwolgeboren, im Cabinet S. M. des Königs Maximilian von Baiern". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Historia General y Natural de las Indias,

      1851 - Islas y Tierra-Firme del Mar Océano.First complete edition. 4 vols. 15 plates, including several folding. 4to. Contemporary tree calf, gilt, morocco labels to spines. cxii, 632, [1]; vii, 512, [1]; viii, 652, [1]; viii, 620, [1]pp. Madrid, Imprenta de la Real Academia de la Historia, The fourth volume consists of the third part of Oviedo's history, which had not been previously published. This famous book gave its early readers a wealth of new material on the Spanish dominions in the New World. It was written by one of the great chroniclers of his age, a man who was a fastidious collector of information and who was, most importantly, a witness to most of what he recorded. His somewhat crude woodcuts are probably the earliest original images of the New World, but it is a pity that he was not more of a draughtsman. However, depictions of exotic cacti, various animals and other natural history specimens are laid before the European reader for the first time. The natives of the area are also shewn, along with examples of their housing, methods of river travel, and fire lighting etc., with perhaps the best illustraton showing the Indians washing gold from a river. Sabin, 57990. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        5 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Venedig, Brüssel u.a., 1851-63. - Der in Konstantinopel geborene Bartholomäus Graf Stürmer „war ein Sohn des österreichischen Diplomaten Ignatz Lorenz Freiherr von Stürmer. Er wurde bei den Jesuiten erzogen und absolvierte die k. k. Akademie für Orientalische Sprachen. In den Jahren 1812/13 war er wirklicher Legationssekretär beim Fürsten Schwarzenberg. Er übernahm dann verschiedene diplomatische Missionen und war von 1818 bis 1820 Generalkonsul in den Vereinigten Staaten. Von 1834 bis 1850 war er als Internuntius in Konstantinopel tätig; bis zu diesem Zeitpunkt hatte er sich als diplomatischer Vermittler in Missionen in ganz Europa- und Amerika wie als Mitbegründer der österreichischen Dampfschifffahrt nach dem Orient einen ausgezeichneten Namen gemacht" (Wikipedia). - Gedruckt erschien 1886 bei Gerold in Wien „Die Berichte des Kais. Kön. Commissärs Bartholomäus Freiherrn von Stürmer aus St. Helena zur Zeit der dortigen Internierung Napoleon Bonapartes". - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend 8 eigenh. Briefe von Stürmers Frau, der Gräfin Ermanee Stürmer (1854-63; zus. 54 S). - Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Parables of our Lord.

      London: John Mitchell. 1851 - Full morocco, 14.5 inches tall. A magnificent publishers binding with heavy twin raised bands and blind tooling to the spine and boards. Gilt title on the upper board and all edges gauffered. There are some marks and indentations to the upper board but the leather is not penetrated and there is no splitting or loss, overall a superb example. There are 10 parables with fine calligraphic text and superb engraved decoration by John Franklin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Photograph]: Conjoined Twins Mille and Christine McKoy

      Philadelphia: Temple of Art. [circa 1880s]. Carte-de-visite. Measuring 2.5 x 4.25". Fine. Signed on the back in pencil: "Millie Christine." Photography of conjoined twins Millie and Christine McKoy born into slavery in 1851 in North Carolina to Monimia and Jacob McKay (original spelling). As infants they were sold along with their mother to a series of showman and put on display. The twins appeared at Barnum's American Museum and toured Europe before returning to America where they lived with a former owner who taught them to read and write. Millie and Christine received their freedom with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and retired to a farm in North Caroline before later succumbing to tuberculosis in 1912. A nice images of the pair in fancy dress. .

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        Volta am 27. Juli 1848.

      1851. Litografia, mm. 310x480. Presa di Volta, con la chiesa del paese in cima alla collina assaltata dai bersaglieri piemontesi. Tratta da "Erinnerung and die italienische Feldzuege der K.K. osterreich. Armee, 1848-49". Ottimo esemplare con qualche fioritura.

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        INSTRUCTION For MOUNTAIN ARTILLERY, Prepared by a Board of Army Officer

      Washington: Gideon and Co., Printers, 1851. 1st printing. 19th C. marbled paper wrappers, with printed title label to front wrapper. Recent paper repair to spine. "Adjutant General / Rhode Island" written at top of t.p. A VG copy.. 38 pp. 4 inserted lithographed plates, primarily depicting modes of loading various heavy artillery pieces on horseback. 7-1/8" x 4-3/8" A scarce [in the trade] American artillery manual, issued separately to serve as "an appendix to "the system of instruction for Field Artillery in use in the Army, (with which, in future editions, it is to be incorporated) ..."

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        Junge Frau aus Nettuno, die ein Liebespaar belauscht.

      - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf Velin, links unten bezeichnet und datiert „Nettuno 23 Dez. 51". 22,7:15,5 cm. – Verso: Bleistiftskizze einer römischen Landschaft, bezeichnet „monte mario". Wessinger hielt sich 1851/52 in Rom auf und war dort auch Mitglied des Deutschen Künstlervereins. 1852 kehrte er nach Württemberg zurück, wo er bis 1860 ansässig blieb, danach lebte er in Darmstadt. Er war als Porträt-, Genre- und Landschaftsmaler tätig.

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        LES SAINTS LIEUX. PÈLERINAGE A JÉRUSALEM, En Passant Par L'Autriche, La Hongrie, Les Provinces Danubiennes, Constantinople, L'archipel, Le Liban, La Syrie, Alexandrie, Malta, La Sicile et Marseille. Par.

      Gyot Frères, Paris 1851 - 2 Vols. de IV-447 / IV-490-(2) pp. Encadernação em inteira de chagrin da época, com ferros a ouro nas lombadas e pastas. Corte dourado por folha. Apresenta várias ilustrações e plantas da cidade de Jerusalém e da igreja do Santo Sepulcro. Descrição de uma peregrinação iniciada em Viena de Áustria no ano de 1848 e que levou o peregrino através da Áustria, Hungria, Eslovaquia, os Balcâs, Constantinopla, o Libano, Siria, Palestina, Egipto, Malta, Sicilia e regresso a França. Size: In-8º(238x160) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Companion to Johnson's Dictionary, Bengali and English: Peculiarly Calculated for the Use of European and Native Students

      Calcutta: Printed for the Compiler by J. Thomas, at the Baptist Misson Press, 1851. Second "Improved" edition. 8vo. viii, 386 pp. Recent half calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered black label, neat pencilled notes to the original rear free endpaper along with a few, mostly marginal, annotations in the same hand at intervals. Very good. First published in Serampore in 1828, a third edition was published in Calcutta in 1856 which was also reprinted in 1876. All of the editions are uncommon, with just a small handful of each listed on Copac.

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        15 BÃnde Novellen und Dichtungen [Leather Bound] [Jan 01, 1851] Heinrich Bschokke's

      [Leather Bound] [Jan 01, 1851] eine RaritÃt fÃr Sammler und khardcover altersbedingten Gebrauchsspuren. Komplett in 15 BÃnden.

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        Holograph document signed four times by Lincoln: a legal deposition entirely in Lincoln's hand.

      Springfield, ILL.: 20 February, 1851 - 1 page, small folio (317 x 200 mm) on pale blue paper (watermarked "Moinier's 1849"). Housed in a custom-made flap-case: black morocco spine, marbled sides; engraved portrait of Lincoln set into inside front. Double punch hole and slight horizontal creasing at head, three light lateral creases where folded, remains of tape on verso (at head), very minor toning at foot, a few minor smudges in body of document, very short closed-tear at foot (affecting the second "s" in "Commissioner"). In excellent, the wording of the deposition strong, clear and perfectly legible. A fascinating legal document entirely in Lincoln's hand and showing him as the hard-working "prairie lawyer" involved in the minutiae of the law: signed three times in the main deposition and again at the foot, "Abraham Lincoln Commissioner"; also signed by Thomas Lewis - one of the patentees of the "atmospheric churn" – at lower right, as witness to his own statement transcribed by Lincoln. The document opens: "Deposition of Willis H. Johnson, and Thomas Lewis, witnesses produced, sworn, and examined on oath on the 20th day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand, eight hundred and fifty one, at the Office of Abraham Lincoln, in Springfield, in the State of Illinois, by me Abraham Lincoln, by virtue of a commission issuing out of the Supreme Court of Judicature of the People of the State of New York, to me, Abraham Lincoln ". This deposition is linked to a patent case that was long-winded and far from straightforward; it is discussed in some detail in Brian Dirck's Lincoln the Lawyer: "In 1849 [Lincoln] was hired by John Moffett, part of a three-man partnership to market and sell an 'atmospheric churn,' a device that created butter more quickly than conventional churns by injecting air directly into the cream. Moffett was not the churn's designer, that honor belonged to his partner Willis Johnson, a creative and busy Springfield inventor who also came up with new ways of processing flax and hemp, pumping water, and mixing cement. Moffett and a third party, Thomas Lewis, did the sales work, selling churns in Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Lewis racked up over $50,000 worth of sales. St. Louis had been particularly fertile ground, where he displayed the churn in front of a saloon and on the sidewalk by his hotel. Moffett's understanding was that the partners' arrangement called for selling the machine without him or Lewis earning any commission. He was therefore dismayed to learn that Lewis paid himself a $4,000 commission from the proceeds of his efforts". After the court decided Lewis should pay Moffett $1,300 Lewis appealed and the case went up to the state supreme court, "which ruled that he did not need to pay Moffett anything at all. It would have been difficult for Lincoln to find a clear distinction between progressive economic development and its retardation in this case. Nor did the patent laws seem to do much for the 'fire of genius' behind the atmospheric churn. Willis Johnson did not get anything out of the lawsuit (he tried to bring his own case against Lewis, but failed). The churn itself was worthless. During the appeal, the chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court marveled at Lewis's ingenuity in earning so much money from peddling what was a dismal failure of a machine" (Chapter 4: 'The Energy Man', p. 89). In his deposition, Lewis states: "I am one of the patentees of what is called Johnson & Lewis' Atmospheric Churn – I, for myself and partners, did sell and transfer the principal part of our interest under the patent for said churn, in the year 1848 – I sold to " and then lists 35 individuals to whom transfers were made and names the territories they have rights to: "all England, all Canada, all Oregon, and all the United States excepting twenty counties in Illinois". Thomas Lewis (b. 1808) was a native of New Jersey. He arrived in Springfield with his family in 1837, shortly after Lincoln himself had moved there. He was

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        Autograph letter signed.

      N. p. o. d. - 8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium. To Émile Schuffenecker, thanking him for arranging for Gauguin to travel to Paris by train: "Grand merci de votre lettre et de son envoi. Justement j’ai écrit à Bernard mon désir de partir pour Paris donc votre offre pour m’envoyer le voyage tombe à point et je l’accepte de grand cœur. Du reste à Paris je vais me débrouiller pour vendre quelque chose, vous serez donc remboursé je crois en peu de temps. Le 4 ou le 5 je me mets en chemin de fer. Et si je ne réussis pas pour le Toukin je vais tâcher de travailler en dehors de la peinture car il faut tenir la cape pendant quelque temps. Ou bien encore je pousserai le ministre des finances pour me donner en France n’importe quoi. Mais il faut que e sois à Paris pour cela. [ ]". - The French Post-Impressionist artist, painter, art teacher and art collector Émile Schuffenecker (1851-1934) was a close friend of Paul Gauguin and Odilon Redon, and one of the first collectors of works by Vincent van Gogh. Until the early 1890s when Gauguin and Schuffenecker quarrelled, Schuffenecker gave great support to Gauguin, encouraging him to take up a career as a painter. He also had the idea for the 1889 Exhibition at the Volpini Gallery, a key moment in Gauguin's influence on young painters.

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      London, Rogers, 1851. - Hand-coloured engraved map (355 x 263 mm). Gorgeous full color example of Tallis' map of Arabia. Includes decorative vignettes showing Mount Sinai, Arabs, Camel and Arab Women. Engraved for R. Montgomery Martin's Illustrated Atlas. Tallis was one of the last great decorative map makers. His maps are prized for the wonderful vignettes of indigenous scenes, people, etc. Al-Qasimi 261. Not in Tibbets and Al Ankary.

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        La Suisse Illustree Description et Histoire de Ses Vingt-Deux Cantons

      Paris: Didier 1851 - 2 volumes bound as 1. First edition. Original black buckram with gilt decoration and titles. with 71 steel engravings, 20 hand coloured plates of Swiss costume, 2 hand coloured maps. The boards are clean and tidy, with a little rubbing to the edges. The book is clean, and the plates bright. There is a little marking / darkening to some of the plates and pages, but overall a very nice copy. Owner’s name to the corner of the title page in ink (1875) lvi, 1-208., [iv], 1-258, [vi]. pp + plates & maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1851 - Paris, Migeon, oblong folio, no pagination, 96 hand-coloured maps, and one large folding map of France, claret morocco spine over embossed cloth boards.

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        Gastrosophie oder die Lehre von den Freuden der Tafel. 2 Teile (in 1 Bd.).

      Leipzig, Avenarius & Mendelssohn 1851. - Horn/Arndt 610; Goed. XIII,251,8; ADB XXXiX, 455-456. EA. "Eine Sammlung geistreicher, sehr interessante historische Notizen enthaltender Aufsätze über unsere Nahrungsmittel und Getränke" (ADB). Hauptwerk des preußischen Offiziers und Schriftstellers Friedrich Christian Eugen Baron von Vaerst (1792-1855). Der Begriff `Gastrosophie` wurde mit diesem Buch erstmals in den deutschen Sprachschatz eingeführt. - "Das nach meiner Ansicht geistreichste Werk, das je über die Freuden der Tafel geschrieben worden ist" (Carl Georg von Maaßen im Nachwort zur Neuauflage von 1922 bei Georg Müller). 8°. (III)-XIII(3) S. (in Pag. gez. Schmutztit. fehlt), 301(3) S., Nebentit., 1 Bl. (Inh.), 271(1) S. Ln. d. Zt. mit Rückengoldprägung sowie blindgepr. Rahmen auf beiden Buchdeckeln. Einband mit starken Gebrauchsspuren; Ecken u. Kapitale berieben; Rü. geblichen; im Text durchgeh., z. Tl. stärker braunfl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Prem Sagar; or, the Ocean of Love.: Being a History of Krishn, According to the Tenth Chapter of the Bhágavat of Vyásadev.

      Printed (for the Hon. East-India Company) by Stephen Austin, Hertford Printed (for the Hon. East-India Company) by Stephen Austin 1851 - Hindi text with vocabulary. A very good copy in contemporary cloth, paper label on spine. A new edition with a vocabulary. Two parts bound in one, 4to, pp.240, 195.

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        Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Original pebble-grained red cloth with gilt spine lettering and blind-embossed rules and front board publisher's device. xxiii, 635pp, (6pp ads). Good plus. Internally a sound "Very good," as it's internally tight and unrestored, showing only mild sporadic age toning and occasional light foxing; binding is sound and decent, with exposed tips; somewhat rough spine has had 1" X 1" excision archivally and discretely restored and chipped spine head and tail archivally rebuilt (see images); pencilled 1852 ownership signature on inner flyleaf. A tight, presentable and quite handleable first U.S. edition, first issue, of this giant of 19th century literature. One of only 3000 U.S. copies, the American edition -- preceded by the 2-volume English version one month prior -- met with little fanfare, and supposedly many unsold copies were destroyed in an 1854 warehouse fire. Original terra cotta endpapers. Despite wear this is a respectable copy, appropriately priced. BAL 13664.

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        Il tabernacolo della Madonna d'Orsanmichele lavoro insigne de Andrea Orcagna e altre sculture di eccellenti maestri le quali adornano. La loggia e la chiesa predetta. Tavole dodici disegnate da Francesco Pieraccini e incise dal G. Paolo Lasinio.

      Firenze, Passigli 1851.. gr.-2°. 3 Bll., 14 S. u. 12 Stahlstichtaf. nach A. Orcagna. Mit gest. Titelvign. v. E. de Fabris. HPgmt. d. Zt. Mehrere Risse fachger. restaur. Flieg. Vors. eingerissen. Über den einen großen Marmortabernakel von Andrea Orcagna in der Kirche von Orsanmichele in Florenz. Der Palast hatte die doppelte Funktion eines städtischen Getreidespeichers und eines Oratoriums. Das Gebäude wurde zwischen 1337 und 1350 errichtet.

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        Erinnerungen an die Feldzuge der K. K. Oester Armee in Italien in der Jahren 1848 - 1849.

      - Munchen, 1851 (data impressa nella litografia al frontespizio e nella successiva pagina di avvertenza). Album in folio massimo in oblungo (cm 43,5 x 59,8), le tavole (cm 42 x 59), front. in tavola tonolitografica + 24 tavole in b/n ciascuna delle quali protetta da velina con ampia descrizione didascalica dell'evento. Le tavole: 1. Scene aus dem Starssenkampf zu Mailand. Marz 1848; 2. Santa Lucia. 6 Mai 1848; 3. Erstürmung der villa Rotonda bei Vicenza. 1 Juni 1848; 4. Vor Vicenza. Am 10 Juni 1848, 5. Auszug nach der capitulation von Vicenza. Am 11 Juni 1848; 6. Sommacampagna. 23 Juli 1848; 7. Schlacht von Custozza. Der 25 Juli 1848; 8. Reitergefecht bei Volta. Am 27 Juli 1848; 9. Volta. Am 27 Juli 1848; 10. Vor Mailand. Am 4 August 1848. 11. Der Uebergang über den Tessino bei Pavia. 20 marz 1849; 12. San Siro. 21 Marz 1849; 13. Mortara (Den 21 Marz 1849); 14 Schlacht von Novara. 23 Marz 1849; 15. Erstürmung der Casa Visconti. 23 Marz 1849; 16. Die Rückkehr des Marschalls. Am Tage nach der Schlacht von Novara; 17. Verwundete Piemontesen in der Kirke zu St. Peter. Nach der Schlacht von Novara den 26 Marz 1849; 18. Vignale. Am 24 Marz 1849. 19. Auf dem Guelphenthurm zu Mestre. 4 Mai 1849; 20. Aus der Belagerung von Malghera; 21. Croaten – Quartier (in Casa Picozzi bei Mestre Vor Venedig); 22. Malghera; 23 Malghera. Nach der einnahme am 27 mai 1849; 24. Vorposten in den Lagunen während der Belagerung von Venedig, bei Campalto. Leg. in tutta tela verde con impressioni in oro al piatto. Opera completa di tutte le tavole. Tracce marginali di usura alla legatura e una macchia di sbiancamento al piatto, all'angolo inferiore sinistro; un certo allentamento, ingiallimento alle bianche e al frontespizio con sporadiche fioriture a certe tavole. Nell'insieme buone tutte le tavole, e l'album può dirsi in buono stato di conservazione.

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        Quadro elementar das relações politicas, e diplomaticas de Portugal com as diversas potencias do mundo desde o principio da Monarchia Portugueza athe aos nossos dias .

      Paris, Em Casa de J.P. Aillaud, 1842-1851. - Together 8 volumes in 9. Large 8°, uniform contemporary half calf (minor wear), spines with raised bands in five compartments, gilt fillets, author in second compartment from head, short title in third, volume in fourth; all edges marbled. Silk ribbon marker in each volume. Scattered foxing and browning (a few pages here and there), but overall a fine copy. Seven volumes (in 8) of the 18-volume Quadro. *** The first seven volumes (in eight) of the earliest complete edition of one of the Visconde de Santarem's major works; one of 1,000 copies. The first edition, Lisbon, 1828, consisted of only one volume. This Paris edition, revised and expanded to eighteen volumes, 1842-1876, is "a classic and sought-after work" (Borba de Moraes). It includes diplomatic documents, treaties, and so on ranging from the twelfth century to 1770, with copiously annotated introductory commentary by Santarem. During Santarem's lifetime, these volumes plus volumes VIII (on France) and XIV (on England) were published, both in 1853. The remaining volumes were published by 1876.In this set, the first two volumes deal with relations between Spain and Portugal; volumes III-VII with relations between Portugal and France from 1121 to 1770. Volume VI is very difficult to find; this set has the 1850 reprint.The present set of the Quadro elementar includes the following volumes.I. Paris, 1842. lxxxiv, 394 pp.II. Paris, 1842. xxvi pp., (1 blank l.), 479 pp., (1 l. correcções). Quire 28 of 4 ll. rather than 8, but pagination follows; quire 29 of 1 leaf (pp. 441-2), possibly with a blank leaf (missing) before index, which runs pp. [445]-479.III. Paris, 1843. cxli, 526 pp., (1 l. errata for III and IV, part 1). Relations with France, beginning 1121.IV, part 1. Paris, 1843. (2 ll.), cclxvi, 401 pp.Note: the title page and half-title are mistakenly bound with the Recherches, and the half title and title of the Recherches bound here. The spine reads, "Recherches." On the Recherches, see "With" below.IV, part 2. Paris, 1844. (2 ll.), cccc, [401]-848 pp., (1 l. errata).V. Paris, 1845. (2 ll.), cclxxxvi, 379 pp.VI. Paris, 1850 (reprint of the original 1846 edition). xl, 312 pp.VII. Paris, 1851. lxv, 409 pp.The second Visconde de Santarem (1791-1856) has been called "the greatest figure in the history of Portuguese cartography" (Cortesão, History of Cartography I, 23); in fact, it was Santarem who coined the term "cartographia." He traveled to Brazil with the royal family in 1807 and held various diplomatic posts. He served as Keeper of the Royal Archives at Torre do Tombo from 1824 until 1833, when he was dismissed for political reasons. Although he spent the rest of his life in Paris, his standing with the Portuguese government later improved to the point that the government funded many of his publications, and appointed him Keeper of the Torre do Tombo without requiring him to return to Portugal.*** Innocêncio V, 436-7, VII, 31-37: vols. I-VIII, 1842-1853, followed by XIV-XV, 1853-1854, then XVI and following, edited posthumously by Rebello da Silva (see Innocêncio on that author). Ramos, A edição de língua portuguesa em França (1800-1850) nº423. Azevedo-Samodães 3043: 18 volumes in 19. *** BOUND WITH: @WITH:SANTAREM, Manuel Francisco de Barros e Sousa de Mesquita de Macedo Leitão e Carvalhosa, 2º Visconde de. Recherches sur la priorité de la découverte des pays situés sur la cote occidentale d'Afrique, au-dela du Cap Bojador, et sur les progrès de la science géographique, après les navigations des portugais, au XVe siècle. Paris: a la Librairie Orientale de Ve Dondey-Dupré, 1842. Large 8º, contemporary half calf uniform with the Quadro (minor wear), spine with raised bands in five compartments, gilt fillets, author in second compartment from head, short title in third; all edges marbled; silk ribbon marker. A few quires somewhat browned. In very good condition. The text is in volume whose spine reads "Quadro elementar, IV. Parte 1ª." The half title and title page are [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goa, and the Blue Mountains; or, Six Months of Sick Leave.

      Richard Bentley, 1851., London: - Sm. 8vo. viii, 368 pp. Half-title, frontispiece color-tinted lithograph of Goa, folding map of Goa, India, 3 lithographic plates (pp. 60, 265, 339); map tear mended on verso. Original brown blind-stamped publisher’s cloth, gilt spine titles; read endleaf with corner clipped (removing ownership signature), soiling to covers, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR’S FIRST BOOK. Penzer describes a first issue (same as this copy, "light fawn cloth" etc., second issue (light blue cloth - he calls a remainder issue, with the frontispiece now taking position as pl. facing p. 60), and a school prize binding (red cloth). Casada 37; Penzer pp. 37-9: "rare". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A year on the Punjab frontier, in 1848-49

      Richard Bentley, London 1851 - Each volume with half-title, frontispiece portrait in Volume I, 6 plates (3 colored lithograph, 1 double folding), text illustration, 2 folding plans, and a facsimile letter from Vans Agnew to General Van Cortlandt. Contemporary full calf, rebacked, with the gilt logo of the Society of Writers to the Signet on all covers, small stain to lower corner of front board of Volume II; interiors excellent. First edition of Edwardes account of the Punjab Rebellion of 1848, also known as the second Anglo-Sikh War. Edwardes was appointed to the personal staff of Sir Hugh Gough, the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian army, whom he served during the first Anglo-Sikh War (1846-47). Thereafter the Punjab was ruled by a British Resident. With the stirrings of a second rebellion, Edwardes, despite any military training, raised a body of soldiers and defeated rebels loyal to a local Sikh leader. After numerous battles throughout the area, the local governor surrendered following negotiations with Edwardes. As a result of his deeds, he became quite famous and celebrated back in England.Edwardes (1819-1868) returned to the Punjab on a number of occasions, acting as a political appointee posed with the task of maintaining order in the area. For his role in securing the British victory during the War, he is known as the "Hero of Multan.". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wiener allgemeine Theaterzeitung für Theater, Musik, Kunst, Literatur, geselliges Leben, Conversation und Mode.

      Wien, 1851. Mit 22 (2 gefalt.; 20 kolor.) gest. Tafeln in Quart. 1226 S. Dekorativer marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. Folio. 40 x 28 cm. Komplett in 302 Nummern. Die Tafeln mit Modedarstellungen, die unkolor. und gefalt. Tafeln mit Ansichten aus der Londoner Industrie-Ausstellung. - Sehr schönes Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Life of Thomas Stothard, R.A. with personal reminiscences

      Bradbury & Evans for John Murray, London 1851 - (14 5/8 x 10 3/4 inches). Lithographic portrait frontispiece, on india paper mounted, additional title within decorative wood-engraved border printed in bistre, title with wood-engraved headpiece, numerous wood-engraved illustrations printed in bistre, extra-illustrated with approximately 1,344 additional items (including 1 autograph letter signed from the author, 8 original pen, ink and wash drawings by Stothard, 6 original watercolour drawings by Stothard, and 1,323 engravings after Stothard including 14 by William Blake). 19th-century red morocco gilt by Riviere, covers with wide decorative borders of filets and a decorative roll of stylized foliage and flower-heads with stylized flower-spray cornerpieces, spines in seven compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third, the others with elaborate repeat decoration of massed small tools, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges (small expert repair to head of vol.VIII) A unique collection of Stothard's work, based around the first edition of the first full biography of the artist by his daughter-in-law, expansively extra-illustrated with original watercolours, drawings and engravings after Stothard by many of the greatest engravers of the late-18th and early 19th century, including Stothard's friend William Blake 'In 1779 Stothard commenced his career as an illustrator of books, being employed to illustrate Ossian and Hervey's Naval History. But his principal employers were Bell and Harrison, and in this year his numerous designs for Bell's Poets and Harrison's Novelist's Magazine began to be published. The first of the latter was a scene from Joseph Andrews (dated 1 Dec.), and in the following year he made no less than 148 drawings for this publication, for which he was paid a guinea apiece. He also made many drawings for the Ladies' Magazine in this and the following years, and a number of small but spirited drawings of the famous actors and actresses of the day. Among the prose works illustrated by him were novels by Fielding, Smollett, Richardson, and Sterne, Ridley's Tales of the Genii, Paltock's Peter Wilkins, Don Quixote, Gil Blas, Robinson Crusoe, the Arabian Nights, the Vicar of Wakefield, and Gulliver's Travels. These designs made a new departure in book illustration by their variety of invention, their literary sympathy, their spirit and their grace. Those to Peregrine Pickle and Peter Wilkins have been specially admired, but Stothard never surpassed those to Clarissa Harlowe for elegance, or those to Tristram Shandy for delicate humour. He may be said to have founded the types of Sancho Panza and Uncle Toby, afterwards adopted by his friend Charles Robert Leslie and others. To this period also belong a few charming illustrations to Ritson's Songs (1783). A little later (1788-9) came his illustrations to the Pilgrim's Progress, in which he found a region of pure but very human allegory well suited to his gentle imagination. To 1790 belong his illustrations to Robinson Crusoe, published by John Stockdale, and engraved by Medland, a series of great beauty (re-engraved by C. Heath, and published by Cadell thirty years later); and also a set of six charming groups of children at school and at play. Besides these more important designs, he executed a number of headpieces, tailpieces, frontispieces, and vignettes of all kinds, including some charming miniature drawings of royal festivities. He designed even shop-cards and fashion plates, for, though popular, he was poorly paid, and, having married in 1783, had to provide for an increasing family. It was in 1793 also that his first illustrations to Rogers's Pleasures of Memory were executed. The first edition of the poem in the British Museum, illustrated by Stothard, is dated 1794, but there are two engravings in the print-room (one of them the delightful Hunt the Slipper) which are dated 1793. In 1796. appeared his illustrations to the Fables of Flora, which are remarkable for the gracefulness of th [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        [Book of recipes].[Chateau d'Isenghien, Lomme (Olm) in French Flanders ], [ca. 1795-ca. 1805]. 4to (19 x 14.5 cm). Manuscript recipe book in Dutch and French, written in brown ink on laid paper. Contemporary tanned half sheepskin, with blind fillets, decorated paper sides block-printed in red and blue.

      For Joseph and Marie van Huerne: F.L. van Dycke, Recueil héraldique, ... sur ... families nobles et patriciennes de la ville ... de Bruges, 1851, p. 218; Handelingen v.h. Genootschap voor Geschiedenis ... te Brugge, 83 (1940), p. 68. A late-eighteenth-century recipe book kept by the noble Bruges family Van Huerne at their residence Chateau d'Isenghien in Lomme (Olm) in French Flanders (on the Belgian border). It is divided into two principal parts, together giving more than 200 recipes for a wide variety of sweet and savoury foods, drinks, syrups, preserves and a few medicinal preparations. In good condition, especially for an item of this nature. The binding is rubbed and worn, with a few holes in the spine. An extensive recipe book throwing light on the eating habits at a Flemish nobleman's chateau in the late 18th and early 19th century.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Carte de la cÙte du BrÈsil comprise entre la riviËre du Para et l'isle Ste. Catherine.

      Parigi 1851 - Incisione in rame, mm 990x675. Grande e bella carta idrografica raffigurante la costa brasiliana con 6 riquadri con piante di Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Pernambuco, baia di Espirito Santo fra le altre. Ottimo stato di conservazione.Copper engraving, mm 990x675. Large chart showing the whole coast of Brazil. Six insets with plans of Rio, Bahia and Pernambuco and others. Very good condition. cartografia.

      [Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini]
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