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        The Life of Mohammad, from original sources

      Allahabad: at the Presbyterian Mission Press, Rev. Jos. Warren, Superintendent,, 1851. Octavo (215 × 136 mm), pp. 210. Original green printed wrappers, neatly rebacked to style. Slight browning to wrappers, a little light marginal foxing in places, still a very good copy. First edition of this exceedingly rare Indian-printed work, the English-language nucleus of what was to become the author's chef d'oeuvre (in German) a decade later. From the collection of the German orientalist Wilhelm Ahlwardt (1828–1909), with his autograph ownership inscription at the head of the front wrapper. The Austrian-born orientalist Sprenger (1813–1893) obtained British citizenship in 1838 and went to India in 1843. From 1850 to 1854 he was the head of the Madrasas in Calcutta and Hooghly and translator to the government of India. His continuing interest in the biography of Muhammad eventually led to his Das Leben und die Lehre des Mohammad (3 vols., 1861–5), mainly based on the analysis of Arabic sources which were unknown until then. "Sprenger's aim was to show that the emergence of Islam was more a product of the zeitgeist than the act of the prophet Muhammad. The importance of this and other works lies primarily in the fact that Sprenger looked at his subject from a global perspective. This, and his insight into oriental society and its way of thinking, distinguished him from many of his contemporaries. Sprenger's theories on the emergence of Islam became, though extremely controversial, of great importance for the further development of Islamic studies" (ODNB). The work was published in two issues: some copies contain an 18pp. supplement, "Mohammad's journey to Syria and Professor Fleischer's opinion thereon", not present here. Any precedence between the two issues is not known.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Chess Tournament Crosstables:

      4 volumes: Volume (1851-1900) iv+166+[27 unnumbered] pages with bibliography and appendix; Volume 2 1900-1910 v[1]+[167]-354+[2]pages; Volume 3 (1911-1920) iv+[355]-520A+[2 unnumbered] pages; Volume 4 (1921-1930) iii+[350A]+[496A]+[520B]+[521]-920+xvi pages. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Over 375 cross-tables, including a list of tournaments in series. (Lusis: 1382) Volume 1 second printing, volumes 2, 3 and 4 first editions.Issued in four volumes over a period of various dates.Condition:Corners bumped and rubbed, spine ends and hinges rubbed, gilt dulled. Volume A very good set issued without jackets.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        HISTORY OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT AND INDIAN WARS OF WESTERN VIRGINIA; EMBRACING AN ACCOUNT OF THE VARIOUS EXPEDITIONS IN THE WEST, PREVIOUS TO 1795

      Wheeling [VA]: H. Hoblitzell, 1851. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Signed. An attractively bright, unsophisticated copy of archaeologist Will De Hass'; best known work. Early Settlement and Indian Wars contains historical accounts of the settlement of the Ohio Valley and northwestern Virginia, the British expulsion of the French from that area, the warfare between the settlers and Indians previous to 1795, and sketches of significant frontiersmen [see Harry Malcolm Forbes'; article in The West Virginia Encyclopedia]. Noted in the Catalogue of the Streeter sale as "The prime source on the area." With 4 plates and one folding facsimile, and in text illustrations. This copy with a pencil inscription by the author, and dated in the year of publication. (Sabin 19308; Howes D-226; Streeter III 1347). Very Good+ binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture or, Theory and Practice blended in Ship Building. Illustrated with more than fifty engravings

      NY (etc.): D. Appleton & Company (etc.),, 1851. NY (etc.): D. Appleton & Company (etc.), 1851; large quarto (slightly taller than 29.5 cm.), 416 pp., frontis., white on black Plates (some in multiple Parts) and Figures not included in the pagination; library book plate and markings, light general age toning but a sound and near very good copy in later cloth; designed as a "novitiate's" guide and with a view to "elementary instruction" but actually requires some previous experience in the field and includes ample material for advanced students. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Cotton Manufacture of Dacca, in Bengal. By a former resident of Dacca

      London: John Mortimer, 1851. small octavo, xvi, 152 pp., woodcuts in text; bound in full contemp. leather, joints professionally repaired, covers worn at extremeties, minor ownership markings, book plate removed from rear endpaper, overall textually clean & tight. Photos available upon request.

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        Colomba (Lettre autographe signée de l'auteur, exemplaire sur Japon, reliure signée)

      - Lettre autographe signée et datée de mars 1851 : « Monsieur & cher confrère, j'espérais vous voir l'autre jour aux bibliophiles. ». Compositions de Gaston Vuillier, gravées à l'eau forte par Omer Bouchery. Un des 100 Exemplaires (N° 179) sur Japon avec un double état des gravures dont l'un avant la lettre avec remarques (tirage total 1200). Paris, Ferroud, Librairie des Amateurs, 1913. Grand in 8 avec catalogue de la librairie en fin d'ouvrage. Reliure signée « J. Van West », en plein maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs dorés (légèrement insolé), caissons dorés, encadrements des plats à triple filets dorés, encadrement des plats intérieurs d'une large motif de roulette doré, tranches des plats à double filets dorés, tête haute dorée, couvertures conservées. Exemplaire de bibliophile exceptionnel.

      [Bookseller: Le Beau Livre]
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        [Kempis, Thomas Á] De Imitatione Christi: Libri Quatuor

      Tournai: Casterman, 1851. 509pp. Editio stereotypa. Very legibly printed in tiny 2-point type. Bound in black morocco with four raised bands on the spine, with gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. A fine copy in an elegant binding. A.e.g. From the collection of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., with his booklabel. (See Spielmann 481A; Welsh 3700; Mikrobiblion 234). (2 1/4 by 1 5/8; 57x42mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Views of the Gold Regions of Australia

      London,: Hogarth, 1851.. Folio, lithographic title-page and five tinted lithograph plates; a fine copy in the original illustrated wrappers (a little rubbed), preserved in a cloth solander box with morocco label. A lovely copy of the rare London printing of George French Angas' goldfields views. This edition was lithographed in London and contains slight differences to the Sydney printing. Importantly, this indicates that the lithographs prepared for this issue are in fact based on a fresh set of drawings sent by Angas to his London publisher. The process was most successful, achieving sharp and beautifully graded lithographs that showcase Angas' considerable skill as a landscape artist and draughtsman.The misspelling of Angas' name on the title-page of this album has produced speculation about publisher's legitimacy in issuing the views. In Travel in Aquatint and Lithography Abbey postulated 'The fact that the artist has been mistakenly given as Angus suggests that this London version was published without Angas' knowledge.' Yet a letter of July 1851 from Angas to William Hogarth states 'I have just sent off to you...a packet containing 5 original sketches I have made on the spot of the Australian Goldfields at Ophir - for publication and dividing profits - I think them likely to have an immense sale...' The letter further notes that a set of tracings have been sent by another mail in case the originals are lost.Later correspondence shows Angas disappointed with the financial returns from the London edition of his goldfields views, possibly it was produced in a very limited number. Issued in two forms, one was bound in cloth and another in illustrated wrappers repeating the text and gold washing scene that decorates the title page.Ferguson makes note of a contents leaf that was not included in all copies (including the present example). It is an understandable omission given the contents erroneously list six plates when only five were prepared for the London edition. The copy we offer is in fine condition, in its original binding of wrappers with a thin cloth spine, and there is no indication that a contents leaf has ever been present.Abbey 'Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860', 583; Ferguson, 5996; Tregenza 'George French Angas', p.21-22; Wantrup, 241.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        PANORAMA DER STADT NEU-BRAUNFELS IN TEXAS AUFGENOMMEN VON DER SUDWEISTESEITE IN SOMMER 1847

      Berlin: Lithographed by J. Tempeltey, Printed by Delius Brothers, 1851.. Tinted lithograph, in two attached sections, image size 16 x 97 cm., with ample margins. Slight variation in tone between the two sheets, otherwise a fine copy. A large and handsome panoramic view of the town of New Braunfels, Texas, described by Ron Tyler in his book on Texas lithographs as "one of the handsomest of all pre-Civil War lithographs of Texas." The view was produced as part of the land promotion effort of the Adelsverein, an association of German noblemen who founded extensive German settlements in Texas in the 1840s and 1850s. Chief among them was New Braunfels, the largest town in the German colony. The town was named for Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels, the first president of the Adelsverein. The view shows the town of New Braunfels from a hill south of town, an observation point which the German traveller, Dr. Ferdinand Roemer, described as offering "a beautiful and commanding view of the whole town, and of the neighboring hills, forests, and valleys, for several miles around." The view looks north from this vantage point to the town spread out across a plain, bounded on the north by the watercourse of Comal Creek. A man lounges in the foreground, livestock grazes, and several travellers are on the roads from town. The whole town lies under the cloud-banked sky of a still Texas summer day. The artist who drew the panorama was Conrad Caspar Rordorf, a German engraver, etcher, and watercolorist born in Zurich in 1800. He went to Texas in the mid-1840s, and died violently the same year he drew the scene of New Braunfels, shot in a dispute over land. He was probably commissioned to do the panorama by the Adelsverein. This exceptional lithograph is quite rare.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Panorama of Cape Town and surrounding scenery. / Dedicated by permission to His Honor Charles Henry Darling, Lieut. Governor of the colony,/ by his obedient Servant / Thos W Bowler

      [London]: Day & Son, [no date but circa 1851-1855]. Lithograph after Bowler, drawn on stone by Edmund Walker, printed in black and two colours by Day & Son. 14 7/8 x 49 5/8 inches. One of the finest and most important images of Cape Town and environs from the mid-nineteenth century The English artist Thomas Bowler was one of the most important painters of the landscape of the Cape Colony in the nineteenth-century. He first arrived from England in 1834, as an assistant to the astronomer Thomas MacLear. Over the next tree decades, his masterful watercolours captured the dramatic South Africa countryside from numerous vantage points. He work experienced immediate popularity, and is now highly regarded for not only its aesthetic qualities, but as highly important pictorial documents of the region's historical development. Bowler's works were copied by London printers with especially fine treble-tinted lithography techniques that preserved the subtle majesty of the works in the original medium. The present lithograph is one of Bowler's finest and most important images, depicting a broad panorama centered on the thriving port of Cape Town, with its great natural harbour enlivened by the presence of numerous ships. This perspective is framed by the imposing coulisses of Table Mountain, on the right, and the Lion's Head and Signal Hill on the left. In the foreground, laborers rest amongst a bucolic landscape. The quality of the engraving faithfully captures the vibrant colour and play of light that typifies the Cape country. This lithograph, produced by Day & Son, the official royal printmakers, is after the watercolour that Bowler dedicated to Charles Henry Darling, the Lieutenant Governor of the Cape Colony, whose arms are featured beneath the print.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        The Western Tourist and Emigrant's Guide Through the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin

      N.Y.: J. H. Colton, 1851. Pict. cloth, 89pp + 18pp, folding map. HOWES S615. Colton's guides appeared in many forms and editions, the maps were extremely helpful. The folding map in this copy has short splits at the folds, which have been carefully mended with archival tape. Corners & edges worn, short split in spine sl foxed. . Ltr prtg. edition.. Hardcover. Very Good minus. 6.24" x 4".

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books]
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        A History of Greece

      London. John Murray. 1851-1856. Lavishly bound by J. Adams in 3/4 blind-ruled calfskin and marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with most elaborate gilt tooled fleural motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands, head and tailpieces. Gilt titled red and green morocco labels. Marble endsheets. t.e.g. 8vo. 6.0" x 9.0". The Third Edition. Illustrated with 19 maps of which 14 are folding. Spines evenly and mildly sunned. Various maps moderately foxed with several bearing minor repairs. A Fine, hugely appealing set of this classic historical work.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Six views of the Gold Fields of Ophir

      Sydney,: Woolcott & Clarke,, 1851.. Oblong folio, six tinted lithographs, with the leaf of "Description of the Plates", a little dusted and slightly worn at edges, a few corners neatly repointed not affecting text or plates; an excellent copy preserving the original printed upper wrapper, a little marked and rubbed, early ownership annotation at corner, edges neatly restored; cloth box. Very scarce: the 'first folio of goldfields views published in Australia' (Wantrup). This set of six views was the first and only significant graphic record of the New South Wales goldfields that was to appear.Ophir, near Bathurst, was the scene of the first major gold rush in Australia. Angas was in New South Wales when news of large discoveries of gold arrived: his views of the hectic activity on the new goldfields are the first visual record of the beginnings of the Australian gold rushes. 'These lithographs are among his most successful artistic productions; carefully composed and delicately, but firmly, executed, making expert use of the technical possibilities of the lithographic process to produce a very pleasing pencil like texture, with subtle highlights in the buff-coloured background...' (John Tregenza, George French Angas, 1980).A good note in Roger Butler's recent Printed Images in Colonial Australia underlines the significance of Angas' work. Butler writes that Angas had studied lithography in England with Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, a natural history artist, and quickly proved to be adept at the technique. He first arrived in Australia in 1843, touring, sketching, and exhibiting his work in Adelaide and Sydney. He returned to London in 1846 and staged a successful show before publishing his famous South Australia Illustrated. He was back in New South Wales when news of the discovery of gold reached Sydney, and he immediately 'joined one of the first parties that proceeded to the Ophir diggings ... crossing the Blue Mountains on foot, and sleeping under a dray at night, in the depth of winter'.Angas, Butler continues, published the first of the resulting images in Sydney on 19 July 1851. The fresh and lively depictions of life on the goldfields were well-received, and a contemporary review praised their fidelity, calling them 'immeasurably superior to any colonial lithographs we have ever seen'. The entire set, printed in Sydney, became available with the letterpress description and printed wrapper, as here, in October of the same year.Although exact numbers are not known, this original Sydney issue must have been very small. Angas himself wrote to his London publisher with the comment that he could only get around three or four hundred pulls from a stone before it deteriorated in the tough Australian conditions: given that many of the lithographs were purchased separately, it is little wonder that this complete suite of images is now so rare. A London edition followed, with plates newly executed from original sketches Angas forwarded to his publisher.Wantrup, 239.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        HISTORIA GENERAL Y NATURAL DE LAS INDIAS, ISLAS Y TIERRA-FIRME DEL MAR ODEANO. "COTEJADA CON EL CODICE ORIGINAL, ENRIQUE- CIDA CON ENMIENDAS Y ADICIONES DEL AUTOR...POR JOSE AMADOR DE LOS RIOS."

      Madrid: Imprenta de la real Audiencia de la Historia, 1851-1855.. Four volumes. cxii,632,[1]pp. plus five plates; vii,511,[2]pp. plus three plates (two of which are folding maps); viii,651,[2]pp. plus two plates (of which one is a map); viii,619,[2]pp. plus five plates (of which one is a color folding map). Half titles. Large, thick quarto. Contemporary tree calf, raised bands, neatly rebacked with original gilt spines laid down, gilt morocco labels. 20th-century ownership signature on front free endpaper of the first volume and half title of the fourth volume. Plates slightly browned and foxed, text generally clean. A very good set. The first complete edition of Oviedo, publishing much of the manuscript for the first time, and containing the first full- length printing of the sections originally published in Spain in 1526, 1535, and 1547. "Contains so much material not included in the original Spanish editions...that it may properly be included in this compilation as a new work" - Howes. Edited by Jose Amador de los Rios, this comprehensive edition also adds maps, a bibliography, and an excellent biography of Oviedo. Palau characterizes this edition as "magnifica en todos conceptos, tanto por el merito historico y literario como por la presentacion nitida y correcta." Oviedo's account of events differs considerably from that of Las Casas; indeed, the two found themselves on opposite sides in many matters, including the debate concerning the nature and rights of the Indians. A Spanish official and courtier, Oviedo proved to be an acute observer of the natural history of the New World. He spent almost twenty years in Panama, Colombia, and on Hispaniola, and observed with great interest the Indians and the animal and vegetable life of the new lands. To him we owe the first extant descriptions of many New World species, as well as the best picture of what the New World was like in the early 1500s. "This is the source from which most literary writers have drawn their accounts of the early occurrences in the New World" - Church. GRIFFIN 2088. PALAU 89532. SERVIES 3686. HOWES O159. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 2870. LeCLERC 433. GRAFF 3147. SABIN 57990.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Colton's Township Map of the State of Wisconsin, Compiled from the United States Surveys, & Other Authentic Sources

      New York: J.H. Colton, 1851. "Drawn by George W. Colton Engraved by J. M. Atwood New York." Full period color, 23¾ x 27¾ inches, folding into gilt- stamped brown cloth covers. Sales label for Colton on inside front cover. Census table for 1840 and 1850 in upper left. First edition. Karpinski notes later editions of 1852, 1854, 1855, 1856, etc. Townships and settlement are restricted to the south and east, with northern and western Wisconsin completely devoid of development. One railroad runs from Milwaukee west to Waukesha. Not in Rumsey. Karrow 6, 1706

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        [MANUSCRIPT IN GERMAN OF KOSSUTH'S APPEAL FOR HUNGARIAN FREEDOM, TITLED "AN DAS FREIE VOLK DER VEREINIGTEN-NORD-AMERIKANISCHEN STAATEN," PREPARED BY LADISLAUS UGHAZI, A HUNGARIAN EXILE LIVING IN NEW-BUDA, IOWA]

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

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        Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1851. First Edition. Octavo (19cm); Blanck's first binding of slate A cloth with embossed circular publisher's device to front and rear boards; [i-xxiv], [1]-[635] + 6pp. publisher's ads. Original orange-coated endpapers. A good, unrestored copy. Spine has faded to tan, with consequent dulling to gilt; small losses to cloth at spine ends, joints and board edges, with one small, old inexpert repair to cloth at base of spine. Front free endpaper with a small (ca. 1/2") abrasion, the result of an ill-advised erasure, which has further suffered an undignified later attempt at re-coloring. Scattered foxing within, but text generally fresh and tight. Bookplate of Miriam Dyer-Bennett to front pastedown. In custom morocco and marbled paper clamshell box. & & A firm, unsophisticated copy of Melville's masterpiece, preceded by a three-volume London edition a month earlier. The American edition was 3000 copies, but the book sold poorly, and many unsold copies were destroyed in a warehouse fire in 1854. BAL 13664. GROLIER AMERICAN 60.

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        The Waverley Novels [Abbotsford Edition, Complete in 12 Volumes]

      Appleton. Hardcover. New York, n.d. (probably the 1851 printing). Twelve quarto volumes finely bound by J. Macdonald Bindery of New York in handsome 3/4 brown morocco over marbled paper. Spines in six compartments, gilt tops of pages and gilt inlays on raised spine bands. A fine, exceptionally bound set, which would be very fine except for a few tiny scuffs to leather and very faint foxing to a few preliminary pages. Illustrated with about 2,000 engravings, this is one of the nicest editions of the Waverley Novels. Illustrators include Stanfield, Roberts, Sir David Wilkie, Leitch, Creswick, McCulloch, and others. A beautifully illustrated and bound set. . Fine. 1851.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Gleanings, pictorial and antiquarian, on the Overland Route.

      Hall London 1851 - Second edition. Royal 8vo., engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title, map, 25 engraved plates, 23 woodcuts, original green cloth gilt, light soiling, occasional light spotting, an excellent copy. Most of the book is concerned with Malta [11 engravings] and Gibraltar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Johann Sebastian Bach's Werke. Herausgegeben von der Bach-Gesellschaft in Leipzig

      [Leipzig]: Breitkopf & Härtel. 1851-1926. 61 volumes bound in 47. Folio. Uniformly bound in dark blue morocco with cloth boards with titling, rules, and the initials "C.H." gilt to spines. 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. & & Provenance& The collection of Dr. Calderon Howe (1916-1999), student of the distinguished harpsichordist Ralph Kirkpatrick at Yale and son of the noted American composer Mary Howe. & & Bindings slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Some foxing and other minor defects, but a very good set overall. . An important and attractively-printed and bound set of the first complete edition of Bach's works, published by the Bach-Gesellschaft, founded in Leipzig in 1850 "with the primary intention of producing a collected edition of Bach's works. It grew out of the Bach revival of the early decades of the 19th century that increasingly focused on the composer'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'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, pp. 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. & & Complete sets, particularly in this condition, are quite rare to the market.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 26. IV. 1851. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884) in Darmstadt: "Vor ein paar Tagen von einer kleinen Reise zurückgekehrt fand ich Deinen Brief; Du kannst Dir denken daß ich bemüht war Deinem Wunsche so schnell wie möglich zu entsprechen. Wie aber der Teufel gerad sein Spiel treibt, bekomme ich keinen einzigen Copisten der mir die Partitur schnell und gleich abschreiben konnte, nun machte ich mich selbst darüber, schrieb Tag und Nacht und brachte sie so eben zu Ende. Ich will sie sogleich packen und Dir übersenden, nur mußt Du so gut seyn die fehlenden Strophen ergänzen die Du ja haben mußt. Der Preis für diese Partitur 1. u. 2. Theil ist 3 Louisdor (33 fl.) kannst im schlimmsten Fall herunterhandeln lassen auf 25 fl. weniger aber keinen Kreuzer; ich habe von den kleinsten Provinzbühnen 33 fl. recht gerne bekommen [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        HISTORIA GENERAL Y NATURAL DE LAS INDIAS, ISLAS Y TIERRA-FIRME DEL MAR OCEANO. Publícala la Real Academia de la Historia, cotejada con el códice original, enriquecida con las enmiendas y adiciones del autor, e ilustrada con la vida y el juicio de las obras del mismo por D. JOSE AMADOR DE LOS RIOS

      - Madrid, Imp. de la Real Academia de la Historia, 1851, 4 tomos folio holandesa, CXII+632 págs.+ 5 láminas, VII+511 págs.+ 3 láminas (2 plegadas), VIII+651 págs.+1 h.+2 láminas, VIII+619 págs.+5 láminas (1 plegada). Muy buen ejemplar de esta cotizada obra

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

      J.C. Ricker 1851 - 18.5cm x 13cm, (7 1/4 x 5 inches) ix, (1), [11]-346, [2 (ads)], 4 plates (all portraits, including one of the author and frontis). Original cloth blind embossed brown cloth with gilt stamping on the spine and front cover. Spine has top and bottom 1/4 inch section missing, soiling on covers and bumped corners. Covers are weak but holding. Inside previous owner small stamp on front endpaper, pencil writing on title page about page references to Jenny Lind. Age toned paper and in good+ condition. Overall condition would be considered fair. This was Copway's third, and last, book. Born in Canada (1818, Upper Canada near the mouth of the Trent River), Copway was a full-blood Ojibwa and the son of John Copway, a Mississauga chief and medicine man; according to his claims he was, by inheritance, a chief of the Mississauga. He first lived a traditional Ojibwa life, but in adolescence was drawn to Methodism and eventually became a missionary. Thereafter his life was lived at the margin between Indian and white cultures, and it was a checkered one — as is suggested by the fact that his greatest successes were not in Canada but in the United States, to which he emigrated after an 1846 imprisonment on charges of embezzlement from a native church council and a concomitant expulsion from the Canadian conference of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. Copway was a talented speaker and a well-published writer. His autobiography, The life, history, and travels of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh (Albany first, then Philadelphia, 1847), went through several editions. He describes what he saw and whom he met (Disraeli, Baron de Rothschild, Lord John Russell, and others), as well as how he was received by the Europeans. The main purpose of the trip was to represent Christian American Indians at the 1850 General Peace Conference at Frankfurt am Main, where in full native attire he delivered a protracted and passionate antiwar speech. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ROVINGS IN THE PACIFIC, FROM 1837 TO 1849; With a Glance at California.

      - By a merchant long resident at Tahiti. With four illustrations printed in colours. Two volumes in one. Pp. xii+352(last colophon)+[iii]-xii(lacking half-title)+372(last colophon), 4 coloured lithographic plates (both frontispieces with tissue guard); original navy cloth boards, decorated in blind, rubbed and lightly worn, corners bruised, rebacked, with later gilt lettered navy morocco spine; uncut; later endpapers; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, a few leaves carelessly opened, pp. 208-9 and 224-5 taped at hinge, scattered light foxing and soiling; Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, London, 1851. First edition. Hill 1041; Abbey, Travel, 600; Hocken p. 161. *The author, Edward Lucatt (1815-1853) visited the Bay of Islands, Auckland, the Hawaiian Islands, Pitcairn Island, the Philippines and San Francisco. The final chapter includes his impressions of San Francisco and Sacramento during the height of the gold rush. Also includes an account of the French annexation of Tahiti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Woerterbuch der Japanischen Sprache.

      P.P. Mechitharisten,, Wien, 1851 - Erste Lieferung. (all Publ). Large 4to. xii, 80pp. Original wr., slightly water stained, but no effect on text. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Golden Legend

      Boston: Ticknor Reed and Fields Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1851 First edition, first issue. One of 3,600 copies. Original publisher's blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. An excellent copy with only some mild signs of rubbing and a touch of wear to the spine ends, lower corners slightly frayed, early former owner's signature to blank preceding title page. Overall, a near fine copy. Very scarce in this condition. Housed in a quarter leather slipcase with folding chemise.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        London and its Vicinity: London Exhibited in 1851.

      London: Weale, 1851... London and its Vicinity: London Exhibited in 1851; elucidating its natural and physical characteristics, its antiquity and architecture; its arts, manufactures, trade, and organization; its social, literary, and scientific institutions; and its numerous galleries of fine art. Edited and published by John Weale, London 1851. With 205 illustrations, two engravings in colour including the title page with an image of Prince Albert and a new map by Wilson Lowry. In stiff decorated boards size 19 by 12 cm. Gold stamped title to front and spine. 910 pages. The large map-Weale's Map of London and its Vicinity 1851- is on a scale of just over 4 inches to the mile, opens out to 94 by 52 cm., and includes all streets and features from Primrose Hill across to Stratford in the north and from Battersea Bridge to Greenwich Park in the south. Spine relaid. Original owner's bookplate (that of Lord Harris) to front endpaper. Book and map both Good to VG condition. Images available.

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        Attacco Notturno e Presa di Volta

      Scena dell'attacco notturno per la liberazione di Volta Mantovana, in calce titolo in italiano a sx. ed in francese a dx., con 7 righe di descrizione. Stampata su fondo seppia a Parigi dalla litografia Lemercier. Alcuni fori e intarlature restaurati mm 410x575

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        Combattimento di Rivoli

      Battaglia tra Piemontesi ed Austriaci, in calce titolo in italiano a sx. ed in francese a dx. con 5 righe di descrizione. Stampata su fondo seppia a Parigi dalla litografia Lemercier. Gore d'acqua ai margini mm 412x574

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        Combattimento della Sforzesca (21 Marzo 1849)

      Cruenta battaglia tra Piemontesi ed Austriaci, in calce titolo in italiano a sx. ed in francese a dx., con 5 righe di descrizione. Stampata su fondo seppia a Parigi dalla litografia Lemercier. Piccoli fori restaurati mm 407x575

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        Combattimento della Corona

      Raffigurazione della battaglia tra Piemontesi ed Austriaci, in calce titolo in italiano a sx. ed in francese a dx., con 5 righe di descrizione. Stampata su fondo seppia a Parigi dalla litografia Lemercier. Coloritura coeva, vecchio restauro ad evidente strappo nel margine dx e parte dell'immagine mm 419x572

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        Attacco di Staffalo

      Cruenta battaglia sulle colline di Valeggio tra Piemontesi ed Austriaci, in calce titolo in italiano a sx. ed in francese a dx,. con 4 righe di descrizione. Stampata su fondo seppia a Parigi dalla litografia Lemercier. Piccoli fori di tarlo. La stampa sarà esposta e quindi potrà essere consegnata, solo a conclusione della mostra commemorativa dal titolo ?Combattere per la Libertà - Immagini di battaglie per l'Indipendenza e l'Unità d'Italia?, che si terra a bordo dello storico piroscafo ?Piemonte? sul Lago Maggiore dal 17 al 27 marzo ed a Civitella del Lago TR dal 2 aprile al 2 maggio in occasioni delle celebrazioni sul 150° anniversario dell?Unità d?Italia mm 413x565

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        Resa di Peschiera, entrata vittoriosa delle truppe piemontesi nella Piazza.

      Litografia dipinta a mano d'epoca, di mm 415x570 (l'immagine). Tratta da "Guerra dell'Indipendenza italiana, campagna dell'esercito piemontese nel 1848". In basso il testo descrittivo in italiano e in francese. Restauri a due strappetti al margine sinistro, uno a quello superiore e ad uno strappo a destra che nella raffigurazione. Carta uniformemente ingiallita.

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        Livre du Mariage contenant les Cérémonies et la Messe du Mariage, les Cérémonies du Baptême, la Messe des Relevailles, avec des Lectures édifiantes tirées des orateurs chrétiens, etc.

      L. Curmer 1851 1 vol. in-12 reliure plein velour bleu à fermoir, nom "Mariage " et initiales "A.D." en métal argenté rapportée en dos et plat sup., toutes tranches dorées, L. Curmer, Paris, s.d. (circa 1851), 364 pp. avec un titre gravé colorié et enrichi de 7 vignettes coloriées, de facture naïve mais tout à fait charmantes Trés charmant exemplaire, vraisemblablement enrichi de miniatures par la propriétaire, Augustine M. mariée le 19 août 1851 à Ernest Delépine. Bon état (très infimes piqûres au plat sup., bel état par ailleurs). Français

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        Paradoxien des Unendlichen. Herausgegeben aus dem schriftlichen Nachlasse des Verfassers, von Dr. Fr. Prihonsky.

      Leipzig, 1851. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Re-stitched and with a new paper backstrip perfectly matching the wrappers. Possibly lightly washed (?). Housed in a custom-made red cloth box with a gilt red morocco title-label to spine. XII, (2), 134 pp.. The exceedingly scarce first edition of this landmark work of logical and mathematical thought, in which Bolzano anticipates, by decades, Cantor's work in Infinite Numbers, lays the foundation for set theory, and becomes a precursor Cauchy, Cantor, and Weierstrass in the arithmetization of mathematical analysis. Needless to say, the work, which calls for a total arithmetization of mathematical analysis, was highly praised and admired by by the most important logicians in the field, Peirce, Dedekind, and Cantor."Paradoxes of the Infinite is a landmark in modern mathematical and logical thought. Bolzano recognized the necessity, in analyzing the paradoxes of infinity, of defining various "obvious" mathematical concepts, including that of continuity [...] Certain of the mathematical implications of his simple and obvious statement about continuity are utterly astonishing' (J.R. Newman, The world of mathematics, p. 241). "In 'Paradoxes' Bolzano became the first mathematician to note that an infinite set could be considered equivalent to certain of its subsets. Thus, for example, the sets of positive whole numbers is equivalent to the set of positive even numbers, although it is clear that the set of even numbers is only a subset of the set of whole numbers. [...] The property of infinite sets noted by Bolzano was later used by C. S. Pierce to define precisely the concepts of finite and infinite sets. [...] Bolzano actually laid the foundations for set theory. He also was a precursor of Cauchy, Cantor, and Weierstrass in the arithmetization of mathematical analysis." (Styazhkin, History of Mathematical Logic from Leibniz to Peano, P. 143-4).The work was published three years after the author's death, and Bolzano had to await posthumous fame for his revolutionizing masterpiece, a fate befalling many that are so much ahead of their time. "Bolzano was a forerunner of important theories and ideas in various areas of knowledge. Many of Bolzano's ideas had to be discovered anew since Bolzano's preparatory work remained unknown in many cases and has come to light only from historical research." (SEP) "Unlike Leibniz, Bolzano was an unequivocal champion of the absolute infinite. Cantor particularly admired Bolzano's attempt to show that the paradoxes of the infinite could be explained, and that the idea of completed infinities could be introduced without contradiction into mathematics. In fact, Bolzano's Paradoxien des Unendlichen, published in 1851, received high praise from Cantor for having done an important service to mathematics and philosophy alike" (Dauben, Georg Cantor, P. 124)."The essential difference between Bolzano's incomplete theory of real numbers and those of for instance, theory Weierstrass and Georg Cantor are marked by the shift from intentional meaning, in Bolzana's work, toward a general tendency to extensionality, and, above all, by the possibility of creating new mathematical objects by means of definition by abstraction, based on equivalence relations, of which Bolzano was unaware. These differences also appear clearly in his Paradoxien des Unendlichen, which contains many interesting fragments of general set theory." (DSB)Bolzano's groundbreaking work not only influenced mathematics and logic, it also profoundly affected several branches of philosophical thought of the following century. "Radically anti-Kantian, though in a distinctly non-Hegelian way, Bolzano was one of the first thinkers to call for a total arithmetization of mathematical analysis that avoided recourse to all intuition or intuitive models or structures. This commitment was evident in his posthumously published Paradoxes of the Infinite" (Cahiers pour l'Analyse)

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        Instructions nautiques sur les Mers de l'Inde (3 Tomes - Complet) Tome I : Traversées d'Europe aux différentes parties de l'Inde ; Côtes Sud, Ouest et N. O. de l'Australie ; Détroits à l'E. de Java ; Côte Est d'Afrique depuis le Cap de Bonne-Espérance jusques et y compris la Mer Rouge ; Côte Sud d'Arabie jusqu'à l'Entrée du Golfe Persique ; Tome II : Golfe Persique et Cotes ouest de l'Inde, vents et courants ; Archipel des Laquedives et des Maldives ; Ile de Ceylan ; Golfe du Bengale, ses vents et ses courants ; Archpels Tanasserim, Andaman et Nicobar ; Ile de Sumatra ; Détroits de La Sonde, de Banca, de Gaspar, de Rhio, de Duran, de Malacca et de Singapour ; Tome III Partie I : [ Mer de Chine ; Golfe de Siam et côte de Cambodge ; Côte de Tsiompa ; Côte de Conchinchine ; Golfe de Tonkin ; Côte Sud de la Chine ; Rivière de Canton ; Côte Sud de la Chine ; Côte Est de la Chine ; Golfe de Pe-Tche-Lee ] ; Tome III Partie II : [ Bancs au S.E. de la mer de Chine ; Balabac ; Côte Ouest de Palawan ; Côte Est de Palawan ; Côtes N. et O. de Luçon ; Formose et Ile Pehoe ; De Balabac aux Moluques ; Côtes N.O. et Ouest de Bornéo ; Passage de Carimata et côte Sud de Bornéo ; Route de l'Est pour se rendre en Chine par le détroit de Macassar ; De Macassar au Pacifique par Mindanao ; De Macassar à l'Ouest des Philippines ; Retour de la Chine par la côte Ouest des Philippines ; Route de l'Est pour se rendre en Chine par le passage du Pitt ; Du détroit de Dampier à la Chine ; De la Chine vers l'Inde par l'Est des Philippines et le passage du Pitt ; Côte Nord de Java et Détroits à l'Est ; Mer des Moluques et de Banda ; Terre de Van-Diémen ou Tasmane ; De Port-Jackson vers l'Inde ou la Chine par le détroit de Torrès et routes extérieures ; De la Nouvelle-Hollande vers l'Europe par le Cap Horn ou le Détroit de Magellan ]

      Imprimerie Administrative de Paul Dupont 1851 3 vol. in-4 reliure d'époque demi-chagrin à coins rouge, dos à 5 nerfs dorés orné (caissons ornés), double filet doré en mors et coins, imprimé sur beau papier vergé, Tomes I et II : Instructions nautiques par James Horsburgh, traduction de MM. Le Predour, Darondeau et Reille, 3e édition revue sur la septième édition anglaise par Ch. Pigeard, capitaine de Vaisseau, Dépôt Général de la Marine, Imprimerie Administrative de Paul Dupont, Paris, 1861 et 1862, XLVIII-612-XXXIV pp. et VII-700-XII pp. ; Tome III : Instructions nautiques sur les Mers de l'Inde par James Horsburgh, traduites de l'anglais, de 1824 à 1837 par M. Le Prédour, 3e édition revue sur les 5e et 7e éditions anglaises de 1843 et de 1855 et augmentée de documents récents empruntés à diverses publications françaises et étrangères par MM. Darondeau, G. Reille et X. Estignard, Dépôt Général de la Marine, Imprimerie Administrative de Paul Dupont, 1851-1860, 1 f. blanc, VIII-248-120 (appendices) - XXXIV (supplément) pp. et 1 f. n. ch. - X pp., pp. 249-789 ; 1 f. n. ch., 190 pp. (appendices) - XXXVII pp. (tables) Très rare exemplaire parfaitement complet des 3 tomes dont l'introuvable troisième tome en deux parties. Cette traduction du classique de Horsburgh est complétée par de très nombreuses notes et de très importants appendices recueillis par MM. Darondeau, Reille et Estignard. Rare copy of the french translation, with its very scarce third part, containing numerous original supplements collected by MM. Darondeau, G. Reille et X. Estignard. Bon ensemble (dos lég. frottés, plats frottés avec petits accrocs et épidermures en coins, coins et coupes frottés, tranches frottées en tête). Contents : Tome I : Traversées d'Europe aux différentes parties de l'Inde ; Côtes Sud, Ouest et N. O. de l'Australie ; Détroits à l'E. de Java ; Côte Est d'Afrique depuis le Cap de Bonne-Espérance jusques et y compris la Mer Rouge ; Côte Sud d'Arabie jusqu'à l'Entrée du Golfe Persique ; Tome II : Golfe Persique et Cotes ouest de l'Inde, vents et courants ; Archipel des Laquedives et des Maldives ; Ile de Ceylan ; Golfe du Bengale, ses vents et ses courants ; Archpels Tanasserim, Andaman et Nicobar ; Ile de Sumatra ; Détroits de La Sonde, de Banca, de Gaspar, de Rhio, de Duran, de Malacca et de Singapour ; Tome III Partie I : [ Mer de Chine ; Golfe de Siam et côte de Cambodge ; Côte de Tsiompa ; Côte de Conchinchine ; Golfe de Tonkin ; Côte Sud de la Chine ; Rivière de Canton ; Côte Sud de la Chine ; Côte Est de la Chine ; Golfe de Pe-Tche-Lee ] ; Tome III Partie II : [ Bancs au S.E. de la mer de Chine ; Balabac ; Côte Ouest de Palawan ; Côte Est de Palawan ; Côtes N. et O. de Luçon ; Formose et Ile Pehoe ; De Balabac aux Moluques ; Côtes N.O. et Ouest de Bornéo ; Passage de Carimata et côte Sud de Bornéo ; Route de l'Est pour se rendre en Chine par le détroit de Macassar ; De Macassar au Pacifique par Mindanao ; De Macassar à l'Ouest des Philippines ; Retour de la Chine par la côte Ouest des Philippines ; Route de l'Est pour se rendre en Chine par le passage du Pitt ; Du détroit de Dampier à la Chine ; De la Chine vers l'Inde par l'Est des Philippines et le passage du Pitt ; Côte Nord de Java et Détroits à l'Est ; Mer des Moluques et de Banda ; Terre de Van-Diémen ou Tasmane ; De Port-Jackson vers l'Inde ou la Chine par le détroit de Torrès et routes extérieures ; De la Nouvelle-Hollande vers l'Europe par le Cap Horn ou le Détroit de Magellan ] Français

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        The Stones of Venice:The Foundations, The sea-stories; The Fall. With illustrations drawn by the author.

      LONDON: SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 1851-53 1851 London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1851-53 3 voll. in-4 XV (1) 413 XXI c. (di tav.) (1) 2 16; VI (2) 394 XX c. (di tav.) (1) c. (di tav.) (2) 16; (4) 362 XII c. (2) 16. Legatura originale in piena tela con piatti impressi in oro su cornice floreale. Caratteri dorati e leone veneziano impressi al dorso. Ogni tavola ha la sua carta protettiva. Cuffia inferiore del primo volume un po' logoro. Prima rara edizione della nota opera di Ruskin. Original cloth binding with gold impressed plates. Gold title and gold Venetian lion with on the spine. Table V on the first volume has a lack on the corner. Rare first edition

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        A Practical Treatise on the Working and Ventilation of Coal Mines: with Suggestions for Improvements in Mining,

      First Edition, 128pp small folio, 2 errata slips, complete with 16 engraved plans many of which are large and folding, an excellent virtually fine copy in original gilt lettered blind decorated straight-grained cloth, London Weale, 1851. This is the great standard work on the subject of successful mine ventilation which was so essential for the efficient working of the great coal-fields of the industrial revolution. The primary purpose of underground-mine ventilation is to provide oxygen to the miners and to dilute, render harmless, and carry away dangerous accumulations of gases and dust. In some of the gassiest mines, more than six tons of air are circulated through the mine for every ton of coal mined. Air circulation is achieved by creating a pressure difference between the mine workings and the surface through the use of fans. Fresh air is conducted through a set of mine entries (called intakes) to all places where miners may be working. As well as highly elaborate illustrations and descriptions of actual systems other chapters are on Safety Lamps; Observations on the Use of Scientific Instruments in Mining; Remarks on Fires in Coal Mines; Advice to Underground Colliery Managers and Practical Hints on the Management of Mines &c.

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        The Wide, Wide World. Two Volumes

      New York: George P. Putnam. 1851. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. First edition, first printing, with the mislocated page numbers on page 157 in volume I and 34 in volume II, copyright 1850 in both volumes. Attractively bound set in three quarter 19th century brown morocco leather over marbled boards with gilt spine lettering, raised spine bands, compartments decorated in blind, marble endpapers, iv, [1], 10-360; iv, [1], 4-330 pages. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, with a bit of chipping to the paper, joints/hinges good, subtle lean to volume I, preliminary blank of volume I removed, name [Mary Eliot Wells] in pencil on second blank of each volume, pages a bit age-toned with some scattered foxing to the first and last few pages, some additional foxing to the last third of volume II, very small dampstain to the far upper corners of the first few and several final pages of volume II, not affecting text.

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        Svenska minnesmärken.

      Teknade och beskrifna af Richard Dybeck. Stockholm, tryckt hos Joh. Beckman/ J. C. Hedbom & comp förlag, 1851. 4:o. 16 s.+ 18 litogr. planscher. Lagerfläckar, framförallt i texten, mycket på sid 8-11, endast lättare på planscher. Något nött samtida hfrbd, guldornerad rygg och gröna marmorerade snitt. Tillsammans med: (DYBECK, Richard.) Anmärkningar vid det af trycket utgifna arbetet om Svenska minnesmärken. [=Rubrik.] Autograf, signerad. 4:o. 10 s. Snörhäftad, oskuren. Handskrift i bläck, daterad Stockholm 9 mars 1852 och signerad "R. Dbk."Montelius 106. Arkeologen och fornforskaren m.m. Richard Dybeck (1811-77) var jurist men framförallt entusiastisk fornforskare och folklivsforskare, samt även tidig folkmusiksamlare, idag kanske mest ihågkommen för texten till nationalsången "Du gamla de fria...". Han genomförde med statliga medel ett antal resor runt i Sverige och inventerade fornminnen, publicerade framförallt i "Runa" och "Antikvarisk tidskrift". Verket "Minnesmärken" består också huvudsakligen av gravsättningar, stensättningar och kummel från olika platser i Sverige. Litografierna är utförda av Hårdh, Strömer och Salmson. De handskrivna tilläggen innehåller extra information till planscherna

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

      London New Sporting Magazine 1851. G : in Good condition with quarter leather slipcase. Covers rubbed. Corners bumped. Inner hinges cracked. Frontis tissue-guard loose. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedown. Occasional light marking within Third Edition Green gilt decorated cover 218pp + 8 pp ads :: 18 hand coloured plates by H Alken and T J Rawlins :: 250mm x 170mm (10" x 7") :: .. with notices of his Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits. The sought-after Third Edition Includes a memoir of Nimrod

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

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

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        The Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery, containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most beautiful and curious flowering plants and shrubs cultivated in Great Britain, selected from the works of John Lindley ... R. Sweet ...[etc.] ... to which are added English descriptions, and the most recent practical hints on culture, propagation, etc. By a Practical Floriculturist

      London: G. Willis, [1851]-1854. 4 volumes, small 4to. (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches). 288 hand-coloured engraved plates (6 folding). Contemporary half green morocco over marbled paper covered boards, spines with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers. A scarce British botanical work with lovely hand-coloured plates after Sweet, Lindley and others. This scarce set was based on earlier works by Sweet and Lindley with revised text. Published monthly, with each part containing 4 plates, beginning in July 1851, Willis advertised the completed work in 1857 for £4.4s. "It has been the object, both of the Publisher and Editor, to place before the Public a Floral work which ... should possess the merit of being alike distinguished for its Pictorial Beauty, and its permanent Horticultural value -- one which should be an ornament to the Boudoir, as well as Guide to the Cultivator" (Preface). Nissen BBI 1927; Brunet 5180.

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        Surgical Anatomy

      London John Churchill 1851. G-: in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Spine partially missing and boards detached. Contents good. Paper brittle and some edge-tears have been repaired. Only sporadic foxing. Ex-library, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. Plates clean of library markings First Edition Brown half-leather cover over marbled boards [140pp] :: Thirty-five hand-painted lithographic plates :: 530mm x 370mm (21" x 15")

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        Forschungen in Schweden für Mährens Geschichte.

      Im Auftrage des hohen mähr. Landesausschusses im Jahre 1851 unternommen und veröffentlicht. Brünn, C. Winiker, 1852. 8:o. XVI,478 s. Fint halvmarokängbd från 1900-talets mitt med upphöjda bind, sparsamt blindpressad rygg och rött övre snitt, de övriga putsade (Levins bokbinderi). Det gula tryckta omslaget medbundet längst bak. Inlagan delvis ouppskuren och med en del sporadiska rättelser och anteckningar i blyerts. Obetydliga lagerfläckar i marginalerna på sina håll. Ark 28 och 29 omkastade vid inbindningen. Liten blindstpl nedtill på titelbladet. Med Tönnes Klebergs namnteckning.. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 2253: "redogörelser för manuskript och böcker af intresse för Mährens och Böhmens historia, funna i svenska arkiv och bibliotek under för:s resa i Sverige 1851". Det rörde sig inte minst om material som kommit till Sverige som krigsbyten. Dudík besökte Kungliga biblioteket, Riksarkivet, Skokloster, Uppsala universitetsbibliotek, Västerås, Strängnäs respektive Linköpings stiftsbibliotek och Lunds universitetsbibliotek. Han skriver även några sidor om Myntkabinettets böhmiska mynt och konstföremål på bl.a. Drottningholm och Gripsholm. På vägen hem besökte han Köpenhamn och Stralsund

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        The House Of Seven Gables

      Boston, Bantam Books, 1851. First Edition. 1st edition, 1st state. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Drop-back bo x with a leather spine label lettered in gilt. Original endpapers. Four pages of publisher's adverts at the front. [i-iii], iv-vi, [vii- viii], [9]-344 pp. A magnificent copy of this Hawthorne classi c . One of only 1, 690 first state copies printed, with type-batter and text alignment points on pages 50, 57-58, and 149. There is occasional light foxing to the text and the bottom fore-corners of th e covers are lightly bumped. Chipping at the head and heal has been professionally repaired with matching, contemporary bold-ribbed T cloth. Completing this splendid presentation is a custom fitted cl ot h drop-back box. Clark A17.1.a. Hard Cover. Book condition: Near fine condition

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        OPERE. Edizione accresciuta, ordinata e corretta secondo l'ultimo intendimento dell'Autore, da Antonio Ranieri. Terza impressione.

      Le Monnier 1851 In-16 (mm. 173x113), 4 voll., mz. pelle coeva, tagli azzurri, pp. XXXII,319; 365; XXIX,(3),484,(2); XIX,312,(4); con 3 tavv. f.t. (ritratto dell?A. in litografia, suo monumento sepolcrale, fac-simile di un suo scritto). Questa edizione, preceduta da una Notizia intorno agli scritti, alla vita ed ai costumi dell?A. (di Antonio Ranieri) contiene: 36 Canti - 5 Frammenti poetici - 24 Operette morali - Comparazione delle sentenze di Bruto Minore e di Teofrasto, vicini a morte - 111 Pensieri morali - Martirio de' Santi Padri del monte Sinai e dell'eremo di Raitu, composto da Ammonio Monaco - Volgarizzamenti del Manuale di Epitteto, della Favola di Prodico narrata da Senofonte, di 4 Discorsi d?Isocrate.. (I e II volume) /-/ Studi filologici. Raccolti ed ordinati da Pietro Pellegrini e Pietro Giordani. (III volume) /-/ Saggio sopra gli errori popolari degli antichi, pubblicato per cura di Prospero Vian (unito a) "Paralipomeni della Batracomiomachia", Parigi, Baudry, 1842, pp. 136. Poemetto in otto canti. (IV volume). Solo il primo vol. con qualche lieve fiorit. e il ritratto restaur. per manc. a un angolo, altrim. fresco esempl. ben conservato..

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        The House Of Seven Gables

      First Edition. 1st edition, 1st state. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Drop-back bo x with a leather spine label lettered in gilt. Original endpapers. Four pages of publisher's adverts at the front. [i-iii], iv-vi, [vii- viii], [9]-344 pp. A magnificent copy of this Hawthorne classi c . One of only 1, 690 first state copies printed, with type-batter and text alignment points on pages 50, 57-58, and 149. There is occasional light foxing to the text and the bottom fore-corners of th e covers are lightly bumped. Chipping at the head and heal has been professionally repaired with matching, contemporary bold-ribbed T cloth. Completing this splendid presentation is a custom fitted cl ot h drop-back box. Clark A17.1.a. Hard Cover. Book condition: Near fine condition

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