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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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        Robert Owen's Journal. Explanatory of the means to well-place, well-employ, and well-educate, the population of the world. . Volume I. from November 2, to April 26. [ - Volume II, from May 3, to October 25].

      London: James Watson 1851 - Two vols. in one, large 8vo., viii + 200 and vi + 204pp., possibly wanting half-title, contemporary half leather over marbled boards, neatly rebacked to match, spine with gilt letters and lines. A very good copy. NLW cat. #112. Podmore p.667. Goldsmiths 37715. These are the 52 issues of the first two (of four) volumes of Robert Owen's Journal> which eventually ran from 2 Nov. 1850 to 23 Oct. 1852 in a total of 104 issues. The Journal> was considered by Harrison (Quest for the New Moral World> p.152) to be one of 'Owen's main accounts of his work at New Lanark*. 'From 1844, when he left the New Moral World,> to 1850, Owen had no periodical at his command. But after his return to England the itch for writing returned again upon him. In 1849 he published The Revolution in the Mind and Practice of the Human Race> - a book in which he once more expounded his system. Next came Weekly Letters to the Human Race> (1850), and Robert Owen's Journal> (1851-2). Then the Rational Quarterly Review,> which ran through 1853, and was followed by The New Existence of Man upon the Earth> - a sort of autobiographical record in periodical form, including reports of many of Owen's earlier works and manifestos. This, the germ of his published Autobiography,> appeared in 1854 and 1855. His last venture was Robert Owen's Millennial Gazette,> which ran on from 1856 until his death in 1858.' [Cole, G.D.H. The life of Robert Owen,> p.306]. Almost completely written by Owen himself, he uses the Journal> to push the Owenite message both to government itself but also to the man in the street. And so, in addition to his repetition of what Owen calls 'the conditions requisite for human happiness', he writes much about New Lanark and makes observations on Chartism, infant schools, clothing, the evils of competition, democracy, 'rational government', Sabbath observance, the ten hours bill, the 'mental improvement of the working classes', &c. &c. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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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        Documenti Storici Riguardanti l'Insurrezione Calabra Preceduti dalla Storia del 15 Maggio 1848 a Napoli

      Stabilimento Tipografico L'Araldo, NAPOLI 1851 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale senza copertina, punte delle carte piegate, pagine con segni di umidità e tracce di fioritura, presenti alcuni timbri nel testolegatura sfaldata La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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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 Liebhaber.mit 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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        Arabia.

      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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        LA FRANCE ET SES COLONIES. ATLAS ILLUSTRE CENT CARTES. DRESSEES D'APRES LES CARTES DE CASSINI, DU DEPOT DE LA GUERRE, DES PONT-ET-CHAUSSEES ET DE LA MARINE.

      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.

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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.

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        Schoenenwerd, Album der Firma C. F. Bally mit 24 Ansichten der schweizer Gemeinde Schoenenwerd im Bezirk Olten des Schweizer Kantons Solothurn

      mit 24 Tafeln nach Zeichnungen von J. Weber mit jeweiliger Bezeichnung in Französischer Sprache, 31x24 (Querformat), rotes illustriertes O Ln mit facettierten Buchdecken und montierter Ansicht auf der Vorderdecke SEHR SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR des frühen Firmenalbums der Firma Bally, die 1851 von Carl Franz Bally in Schönenwerd gegründet wurde. Dieses zum Inbegriff schweizer Qualität gewordene Unternehmen stellte zunächst Damen- und Herrenschuhe, später auch Accessoires her. Die internationale Luxusmarke Bally (als Hersteller von Schuhen, Bekleidung und Accessoires) ist seit 2008 im Besitz der österreichischen Labelux Group GmbH.

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        ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE ENGINEER AND SURVEYOR ON THE CANALS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK 1850-1861 (12 REPORTS)

      Albany, N. Y.: C Van Benthuysen, Printer To the Legislature. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1851-62. First Edition. Hardcover. 12 Annual Reports handsomely bound into 5 blue cloth volumes with gilt lettering on the spines. Text interior is clean & tight with a few small tears where fold-out attaches to text and a few tape repairs to fold-outs. Sporadic foxing. All in VG condition except 1856 Report (*see below) . Reports published in1851-1862 for the years 1850-1861. Illustrated with canal plans, tables, charts, maps, tabulations and deductions from the reports of the Railroad Corporations. Abstracts of business reports on capital stores, stock, debts, maintainance, etc.1850 (No. 45) : 200pp w/ 6 fold-outs (3 maps) , 1851 (No. 90) : 675pp w/ index & 10 fold-outs (2 maps) 1852 (No. 28) : 199 pp w/ index, 1853 (No. 7) : 151pp w /contents & 2 fold-out maps, 1854 (No. 50) : 176pp w /index, 1855 (No. 180) : 224pp w /index, *1856 (No. 60) : 224pp w /index & 4 fold-outs (1 map) pp 213, 216-220 damaged with part of text missing & pp214-215 missing, 1857 (No. 15) : 192pp w /index & 4 fold-outs (1map) , 1858 (No. 28) : 112pp w /index &1 fold-out map , 1859 (No. 15) : 80pp , 1860 : 51pp w /index & 17 fold-outs (1 color map) marginal damp stain on 2 fold-outs & 2 leaves, 1861 (No 8) : 96pp w /index. Originally from the Harry Rinker research library relating to the American canal era. New York Canals: Erie, Champlain, Black River, Genesee, Chenango, Oswego, Cayuga & Seneca, Chemung, Crooked Lake, Oneida, Baldwinsville; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2380 pages .

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        ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CANAL COMMISSIONERS STATE OF NEW YORK IN ASSEMBLY1850-1862 (13 ANNUAL REPORTS IN 4 VOLUMES)

      Albany, N. Y.: State of New York. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1851-63. First Edition. Hardcover. 13 Annual Reports beautifully bound into 4 blue cloth volumes with gilt lettering on the spines. Text interior is clean & tight with a few small tears where fold-out attaches to text. Reports published in1851-1863 for the years 1850-1862. Illustrated with canal plans, tables, charts, maps & descriptions. 1850 (No. 26) : 118pp w /index, 1851 (No. 33) : 120 pp w/ index & fold-out map, 1852(No. 23) : 192pp w /index, 1853 (No. 65) : 199pp w /index, 1854 (No. 32) : 302pp w /index & 3 fold-outs (1map) , 1855 (No. 100) : 320pp w /index & 2 fold-outs, 1856 (No. 145) : 301pp w /index, 1857 (No. 20) : 237pp w /index, 1858 (No.40) : 304pp w /index, 1859 (No 51) : 150pp w /index, 1860 (No 57) : 160pp w /index, 1861 (No. 9) 162pp w /index & fold-out map, 1862 (No. 6) : 134pp & 24 fold-outs (1 Map). Originally from the Harry Rinker research library relating to the American canal era. New York Canals: Erie, Champlain, Black River, Genesee, Chenango, Oswego, Cayuga & Seneca, Chemung, Crooked Lake, Oneida, Baldwinsville; Charts, maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2543 pages .

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        Antigüedades Peruanas

      First edition. One of the most important and comprehensive works on Peruvian archaeology, virtually the earliest by a Peruvian, and the first of its kind; it deals with the original inhabitants, history and political system, language, religion, objects, costumes, ceremonies, monuments, burials & mummifications, and such. Rivero (1798 - 1857) was a prominent Peruvian scientist and archaeologist, Director to the National Museum of Lima. Tschudi (1818 - 1889) was a Swiss naturalist and explorer; he journeyed to Peru in 1838, where he would stay for five years, mainly in the Cordilleras of the Andes, from there he went to Brazil where he continued his research; it is, however, his stay in Peru that interest us. "A work of great importance on the ethnology and antiquities of Peru. It treats on the history, government, religion, language, science and arts of the Incas prior to the Spanish invasion, and contains the earliest authentic delineation of their architectural and other remains. The plates, which comprise upwards of eighty engravings, were executed with great care and finely coloured. The original price of the two volumes was about $35." (Sabin). The album contains a chromolithographic title, illustrated with the portraits of 14 Incas carved on the massive "Puerta" with a view of the Peruvian landscape and fauna, and 59 impressive colour and tinted lithographed plates, showing mommies, objects, ornaments, tapestries, relics, monuments, weapons & ruins. Sabin, 71643.

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        LEAGUE OF THE HO-DE-NO-SAU--NEE, OR IROQUOIS

      Rochester, N. Y.: Sage & Brother. Good+. 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown leather spine, raised bands with gilt title. Clean marbled boards with leather protected front corners. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Frontispiece a Seneca Costume. 19 full pages of engraved illustrations. 29 vignettes and 3 fold-outs, a large map by Lewis H. Morgan, an indian skirt and a language table. Information of the six Iroquois Tribes, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, Cayuga, Mohawk and Tuscarora. Tribal Divisions, Language, Religion, Fabrics, Dances and Games. G+ Condition is due to the following: X-Library with some interior markings and residue from removed rear library pocket. Map has a mended edge tear. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Light damp stain on bottom margin of pages 26-38/. Native Americans; Ex-Library; Engraved Illustrations.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 477 pages .

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        Stadtplan ('Plano de Cordoba - Cordoba, Ciudad de las mas antiguas de Espana, . - 1851 - Bachiller, Litógrafo de Cámara, Madrid, Veneras n°. 7. pral.').

      - Stahlstich mit Bordüre b. Doroteo Bachiller in Madrid, dat. 1851, 58 x 75 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 65 (Doroteo Bachiller, d. 1866. Draughtsman and lithographer. Atlas de Espana, 1849-1851.). - Zeigt einen großformatigen detaillierten Stadtplan von Cordoba. - Oben mittig Kartusche mit Titel; darüber das Stadtwappen; unter dem Stadtplan 5 Zeilen beschreibender Text zur Stadt; darunter Meilenzeiger; links und rechts neben dem Plan "Esplicacion" in je zwei Spalten mit Erklärungen der Straßen, Plätze, Gebäude etc.; unten mittig in der gestochenen Bordüre Kartusche mit Datierung; darunter außerhalb des Plans Verlegeradresse.

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        Memoria y antecedentes sobre las espediciones de Balanguingui y Joló.

      - Manila, Colegio de Santo Tomás a cargo de D. M. Ramírez, 1851, 21 x 16 cm., holandesa piel de época, 149 págs. + 1 h. + 2 hojas plegadas. (Obra rara). FILIPINAS

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        Exceedingly rare map of Istanbul

      Extraordinarily rare map of Istanbul, commissioned by the modernizer of the Ottoman Empire Sultan Mahmud II. The map shows the region surrounding Istanbul, as well as the city itself, with a title vignette in the upper right corner, in Turkish; it also incorporates two inset views in the left corner. The map is based upon that of Graf Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke (1800 - 1891), a German soldier, Field Marshall, and Chief of Staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years; in 1835 he visited Constantinople, where he met Sultan Mahmud II: what was supposed to be a short stay, brought as result a commission from the Sultan to aid in the modernization of the Ottoman Empire´s army. The duration of his stay was stretched to 2 years, surveying the city, the Bosphorus, the Dardanelles, and the surrounding area, learning Turkish, and getting acquainted with the region. Back home, he published a few works on his time spent in Turkey. The map has all characters in Turkish, definitely addressed to the local market, and was printed by the Mekteb-i fünun-i harbiyye, created in the 1840´s.

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        The Ansayrii, (or Assassins,) with Travels in the Further East, in 1850-51 Including a Visit to Nineveh

      London: Richard Bentley, 1851. 1st ed. Hardcover. Good. 3 vols. frontis (in Vol. I), xv, 402, xi, 378, viii, 458p. plus (2)p. undated publisher's advertisements in the back of each volume. Original green cloth, recently rebacked with center portion of original brown backstrip mounted. 23cm. Vols. II and III lack frontispieces. Rubbing and some wear along cover extremities. Former owner's name on new endpapers. An account of Walpole's travels in mountainous Western Syria.

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        Meyer's Groschen-Bibliothek der Deutschen Classiker für alle Stände, Eine Anthologie in 300 Bändchen, komplett in 47 Bänden (hier angeboten 31 Bände)

      Name des Vorbesitzers handschriftlich auf jedem Vorblatt, und 1851 bzw. 1852, Papier teils bräunlich, oder braunfleckig, sonst sehr gut erhalten Sprache: deutsch lgk 193_ZeidlerHldr gb mit schönen marmorierten Einbänden, Lederecken, Goldprägung mit Verzierungen am Rücken, marmorierter Rundumschnitt, ursprünglich sollten 300 Bände erscheinen, ab 1848-1852 erschienen wöchentlich insgesamt 47 Exemplare, ab 1853 noch einmal 65 Exemplare, dann wurde der Druck eingestellt. In jedem Band sind 4-8 Titel ungeordnet und ohne Schema abgedruckt, hier angeboten 31 Bände, Band 1/2/3 und 35-47 fehlen, eine wunderschöne bibliophile Ausgabe, pro Band 300-400S, Frakturschrift

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        Answers to inquiries respecting Frome Selwood, in Somersetshire, transmitted by the editors of the Imperial Cyclopedia, in London, and of the Imperial Gazetteer, in Glasgow.

      Frome: printed by W.P. Penny 1851 - 8vo., (2) + 38pp., original green cloth, embossed in blind and lettered in gilt. A very good copy. First edition: very scarce. [COPAC locates copies only at BL + NLW + LSE + Leicester Un.]. [bound with], A letter relative to the affairs of the poor of the parish of Frome Selwood, in Somersetshire; written for the information of His Majesty's Commissioners. with notes and observations on the extinction of pauperism in Great Britain. Printed in 1834. Second edition.> Frome: printed by W.P. Penny. 1851. 8vo., 109 + (1)pp., a very good copy. also scarce (see COPAC). First published in 1834 but here with some of the statistics updated. 'Thomas Bunn (1767-1853) was one of the most influential men in Frome's modern history. He had a private income and as a young man trained in London as a lawyer. He was active in many public and charitable activities in the town - church, education, welfare. . He gave free legal advice to the poor and was a Trustee of the Blue House and Keyford Asylum. He promoted further education and wanted Frome to rival Bath in its attractions. He kept a diary for the last decades of his life, a document that shows him as a busy, curious and kindly observer of life around him'. [Article, In praise of Thomas Bunn,> by Rook Lane Architects, Frome]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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