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        Description des animaux fossiles qui se trouvent dans le terrain carbonifere de Belgique : supplement.

      Liege : H. Dessain, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1851 - 654-716 pages + 5 Planche Supplementband apart. Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. Sprache: französisch. -- Supplement-volume only. Original edition, no reprint. Ex-library book in good condition. Further pictures and information on request. Language: French. petrominera_alt. Q-079. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 530

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Rules and Regulations for the Police Department

      1851. (NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT). Rules and Regulations for the Government of the Police Department of the City of New-York: with Instructions as to the Legal Powers and Duties of Policemen. New-York: Bowne & Co., 1851. 12mo, contemporary full straight-grain black morocco gilt. $1650.Second edition of this legal and procedural guide for New York City policemen, in contemporary morocco with the name of an early owner, Wall Street attorney Sylvester L. H. Ward, stamped in gilt on the front cover.This comprehensive guide gives an intriguing glimpse into the routine reality of a beat policeman in the mid-19th-century, with sections on warrants and arrests, preventing crime, duties, standards for dress and language, and the proper treatment of prisoners, vagrants, rioters, disturbers of the peace, as well as carriages, coaches and hackney cabs. First published in 1848. Sabin 54584. Tiny ink smudge affecting upper corner of text block only. A bit of foxing and dampstaining to endpapers only. A near-fine copy, in a handsome contemporary binding and with a nice New York legal provenance.

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        Voyage en Orient

      Third edition in large part original and first edition in-12.Binders half red sheepskin, back smooth decorated with gilded nets, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges, contemporary binding.Beautiful copy virtually free of freckles and established contemporary binding which is rare as Clouzot. Charpentier Paris 1851 11x18cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Carte de la côte du Brésil comprise entre la rivière du Para et l'isle Ste. Catherine.

      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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Perini s.a.s.]
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        EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES IN ELECTRICITY PRESENTATION COPY

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

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        EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES IN ELECTRICITY. PRESENTATION COPY.

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

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        Beiträge zur Geschichte der ehemaligen Reichsstadt Biberach. Biberach, Kloos 1876.

      419 S. Mit 1 gef. lithographischen Ansicht. Leinenband der Zeit mit Goldprägung. Angeb.: Ostermayer, H. Kronik der vormals kaiserl. kgl. freien Reichsstadt Biberach. Biberach, Selbstverlag 1851. 2 Bll., 158 S., 1 Bl. - Heyd II, 4176/4175. Beide Stadtgeschichten selten! Stockfleckig. Ebd. mit geringen Gebrssp.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller & Gräff e.K.]
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        Works

      1851. WEBSTER, Daniel. The Works. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1851. Six volumes. Tall octavo, 20th-century full crushed green morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $2000.First collected edition of the towering statesmanÂ’s speeches, legal arguments, papers and correspondence, handsomely bound.One of the most important statesmen in American history and ""unquestionably the greatest of American orators"" (Cambridge Biographical Dictionary), Webster served as congressman, senator, secretary of state and presidential nominee. His arguments before the Supreme Court in such cases as McCulloch v. Maryland, Gibbons v. Ogden, Dartmouth College v. Woodward shaped fundamental principles of American constitutional law. ""Webster's remarkable political, diplomatic and legal careers were aided by his intellectual brilliance and personal magnetism. He contributed significantly to the concept of American nationality, to the idea of a perpetual Union, to perspectives on economic growth, to a modern legal system and to the rising importance of the United States in foreign relations"" (ANB). This set of Webster's works includes his congressional speeches and public addresses, legal arguments, diplomatic and official papers and miscellaneous letters, as well as a biographical memoir by Edward Everett. With two engravings in Volume I. Moser 90. Interior fine; spines toned. A handsome set.

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        Ministerial-Conferenz sämmtlicher deutschen Regierungen durch ihre bevollmächtigten Minister und Abgeordneten, im blauen Saale des Brühlschen Palais zu Dresden 1850-1851'.

      - Lithographie b. E. Schumann in Dresden, dat. 1851, 49,5 x 54 Die Dresdener Konferenz (23. Dezember 1850 - 15. Mai 1851) bildet in der deutschen und mitteleuropaeischen Politik des 19. Jahrhunderts das historische Bindeglied zwischen der revolutionaeren und nachrevolutionaeren Aera. Nachdem Oesterreich und Preussen im Anschluss an die Revolution von 1848/49 den Weg der Konfrontation verliessen, der die deutschen Staaten an den Rand des Krieges um die Vorherrschaft in Deutschland gefuehrt hatte, waren die deutschen Grossmaechte auch zum Prinzip der Vereinbarung in bundespolitischen Fragen zurueckgekehrt. Nach dem Scheitern der deutschlandpolitischen Konzepte der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung, des Radowitz-Planes einer kleindeutschen "Erfurter Union" sowie dem oesterreichischen Projekt eines mitteleuropaeischen "Siebzig-Millionen-Reiches" stellte sich das auf dem Wiener Kongress 1815 installierte staatenbuendisch-foederale System des Deutschen Bundes nicht nur als geeignetes Mittel zur Revolutionsueberwindung, sondern auch als nationales Integrationsinstrument dar. Erstmals seit dem Wiener Kongress 1815 traten in Dresden alle Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundes zusammen, um auf der Grundlage des bestehenden Bundesrechtes (Bundesakte von 1815, Wiener Schlussakte von 1820) eine umfassende Reform des deutschen Staatenbundes zu beraten. Im Mittelpunkt der Diskussion stand dabei die Reorganisation der bestehenden Bundesorgane, der Aufbau neuen Bundesinstitutionen sowie die innere Entwicklung des Bundes auf wirtschaftlichem und bundesrechtlichem Gebiet. - Dekoratives Blatt! - Mittig die Ministerrunde umgeben von 35 Wappen in einer floralen Bordüre. - Im Vordergrund sitzend Felix von Schwarzenberg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Voyages dans L'Inde [2 Volume Set]

      Original beautifully decorated black cloth, incorporating pink, red, green and blue morocco onlays. All edges gilt. 2 volume set, text in French. Complete with single-page map to first volume and 36 tinted lithograph plates. Additional title printed in gold with wood engraved vignette to each volume, half-titles. Bindings minimally rubbed. Some foxing throughout. A bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books]
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        Istituzioni scientifiche e tecniche, ossia corso teorico e pratico di agricoltura. Libri XXX.

      1851. Cugini Pomba e Compagni Editori, Torino, 1851 - 1870. Opera completa in otto volumi in 4to, così composti: Vol. I, pp. LX, 1448 (con Indice); Vol. II Parte Prima, pp. 1566 (con indice delle Materie); Vol. II Parte Seconda, pp. 1207 (con Indice delle Materie); Vol. III, pp. 984 (con Indice delle Materie); Vol. III Parte Seconda, pp. 1595 (con Indice delle Materie); Vol. IV, pp. 1212 (con Indice del volume IV); Vol. VI, 1557 (con Indice del volume V); Vol. VI, pp. 1743 (con Indice delle Materie). Moltissime incisioni in b/n n. t. arricchiscono tutta l'opera, belle legature con piatti in cartonato e dorsi in pelle a cinque nervi con titoli e fregi in oro, contropiatti e fogli di guardia in elegante carta decorata. Opera monumentale, che abbraccia qualsiasi ramo e aspetto del mondo agrario (compreso quello animale, dove si parla anche di asini e muli, di uccelli e di caccia, di pesci), ricchissima di illustrazioni. Minime e normali sciupature alle legature, un uniforme ingiallimento alle pagine, talora con fioriture, nell'insieme molto buono lo stato di conservazione di tutta l'opera.

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        Poems by Hartley Coleridge

      , 1851. 1851. COLERIDGE, Hartley. Poems by Hartley Coleridge. With a Memoir of His Life by His Brother. London: Edward Moxon, 1851. Two volumes. 12mo, contemporary full purple calf, elaborately gilt decorated spines, raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1600.Second edition of this compilation of Hartley Coleridge

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        True Stories From History and Biography

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. First Edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece and three plates after illustrations by Hammat Billings.. v, [ii], 343pp. Thurston, Torry and Emerson, Printers. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound by STIKEMAN & CO. in three quarter blue morocco, richly gilt spines, raised bands, t.e.g., with the original publishers' brown cloth covers bound in. From the library of Agnes Neustadt, with her bookplate. About fine. Billings, Hammat. First Edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece and three plates after illustrations by Hammat Billings.. v, [ii], 343pp. Thurston, Torry and Emerson, Printers. 1 vols. 8vo. This selection prints together Grandfather's Chair, Famous Old People, Liberty Tree and Biographical Stories. Hawthorne made minor revisions for this selection. BAL 7655 ; Clark A12.1.a1 ("Probable First State")

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        Original-Feder- und Bleistiftzeichnung: \" Das Todtengräbers Häuschen, in der Rosenstraße in Hamburg beim großen Brande 184, in der Nacht vom 7. auf den 8. Mai, als das Feuer...

       1851 (...am heftigsten wüthete, mitten unter den Flammen, wunderbar verschon geblieben; ein ewiges Wahrzeichen dieser unvergeßlichen Begebenheit ). Feder- und Bleistift--Originalzeichnung von Ernst Meyer aus dem Jahr 1851 mit untenstehendem von ihm handgeschriebenem Text mit der Feder in Tinte. Rechts unten mit *E. Meyer, 1851 * monogrammiert und datiert. Vor dem Totengräber-Häuschen allerlei Passanten, ein Klavier, im Bildhintergrund bei der zerstörten St. Gertrudenkapelle sind die Aufräum- und Aufbauarbeiten nach der Feuersbrunst iin vollem Gang. Bildgröße 17 x 22 cm / Blattgröße: 31,5 x 36,5 cm. Das Blatt etwas fleckig, leicht fingerfleckig. ( Literatur: Rump: Hamburgisches Künstlerverzeichnis, Seite 298 u.a. ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Brand, Hamburg, Hamburger Brand, Brandstätte, Feuersbrunst, Todtengräber, Totengräber, Häuschen, 1842, Google, Meyer, St. Gertrude, Gertrudenkirche, Gertrudenkapelle

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        Société anonyme des mines et fonderies de zinc de la Vieille Montagne. Album de 30 vues.

      Paris, [printed by Auguste Bry], 1850-1851. - Oblong folio (555 x 385 mm). Tinted lithographed title-page and 30 tinted lithographed plates (555 x 385 mm, one slightly smaller: 350 x 505 mm), all in fine contemp. hand colour. Loose in modern clamshell box. Extremely rare first edition of an impressive series of lithographed views showing the zinc mines, foundries and factories in Belgium and Germany owned by the "Société Anonyme de Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne". The series includes views of Moresnet, Welkenraedt, Rabotraedt, Angleur, Saint Léonard (Liège), Valentin-Cocq and Bray, all beautifully rendered by the French landscape painter Adolphe Maugendre (1809-1895). The Vieille Montagne society was founded in 1837. Its history goes back to 1806, when Jean-Jacques Daniel Dony (1759-1819) was granted the sole mining rights to the calamine deposits of Vieille Montagne (or Altenberg), between Liège and Aachen. Dony had invented a new method for extracting zinc and casting it in ingots. In 1809 he established a rolling mill at Saint-Léonard, apparently the first plant for the industrial production of zinc. The series shows the complete process of producing zinc, from the zinc ore extraction to the stoking, pouring and refilling of the crucible, and finally the production of sheets of zinc in a rolling mill. It includes four detailed views of the Saint-Léonard plant (one, surprisingly, featuring a woman and two children). In the 20th century the Vieille Montagne society, together with a number of other mining and smelting companies, evolved into "Umicore", a global materials technology and recycling group still active today. A second edition was published in 1855 as Album des usines et etablissements de la société and is much less rare than the present first edition. - Some light marginal spotting, the title-page more severely, title-page with a tiny tear, otherwise in very good condition. An important visual record of the history of the zinc industry. WorldCat (only a catalogue entry, not listing any copies); no further copies in KVK. For Dony: Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology, pp. 376-377; for Maugendre: Benezit VII, p. 273. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Gesammelte Aufsätze. Herausgegeben von Hermann Becker.

      Cologne, Selbstverlag des Herausgebers, 1851. - 8vo. 80 pp. First issue (no more published). In custom-made red half morocco solander case. First edition. This extremely rare collection comprises the essay "Bemerkungen über die neueste preußische Censur-Instruction", published in 1843 in the Zurich "Anekdota", as well as some of Marx's articles about the Rhenish provincial diet which had been printed in the Rheinische Zeitung in 1842. Edited by Hermann Becker (also known as "Red Becker"), editor of the Westdeutsche Zeitung and member of the Communist League, this volume constitutes the first collection ever prepared of Marx's lesser writings. The publication was planned to encompass two volumes, but Becker's arrest on 19 June 1851 prevented the completion of the second volume: "Une seule livraison de cinq feuilles d'impression vit le jour en avril 1851. Ce fascicule n'eut pas le temps d'être connu du public; on ne sait d'ailleurs pas combien d'exemplaires en furent tirés par Becker. A peine était-il mis en circulation, que la police découvrit l'existence de la Ligue des communistes et se lança à la poursuite de ses membres restés en Allemagne. Or, Becker était du nombre et son arrestation mit fin à l'entreprise d'édition qu'il avait fondée avec l'espoir d'assurer la diffusion des oeuvres de Marx" (Rubel, p. 12). - Somewhat browned and stained; a few paper flaws to wrappers. Uncut and untrimmed as issued. Of the utmost rarity: KVK and WorldCat record no more than three copies in German institutional collections (Bundesarchiv; Bibliothek der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung; Universitäts- und Stadtbibliothek Köln); two others in Italy (Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli; Fondazione Lelio e Lisli Basso); no copy in trade records. Rubel 213 ter. OCLC 914749082. ICCU LO1\0626413. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        MEMORIA SOBRE LAS CAUSAS DE LA SEQUIA DE LAS PROVINCIAS DE ALMERIA Y MURCIA LOS MEDIOS DE ATENUAR SUS EFECTOS . MEMORIA SOBRE LAS CAUSAS METEOROL

      1851. Madrid 1851. Imprenta del Ministerio de comercio, instrucción y obras públicas. -Compagni. 2 Obras en un volumen. 8 figuras desplegables. Cartoné, lomo piel. Puntos de óxido. 123 + 388 pp. 24x16. Lomo algo rozado.

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        Education as a means of preventing destitution:

      8vo., vi + 153 + (1)pp., followed by (2) + 16pp. of advertisements, original blind-stamped maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered, small snags at head and foot of spine, else a fine presentation copy inscribed at the head of title, "James Shields Esq. with the author's kind regards".Publisher: London: Smith, Elder and Co.Year: 1851Edition: First edition: uncommon.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Jac. Grimm").

      B[erlin], 11. IV. 1851. - 1 S. Gr.-8vo. An seinen Verleger K

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        ARCTIC SEARCHING EXPEDITION: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships under Command of Sir John Franklin. With an Appendix on the Physical Geography of North America. Two volume set.

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851. Two volume set; complete. Original brown cloth is moderately worn and rubbed, with minor fraying and some chips; protected in archival mylar. Vol. I: viii, 413 pages, 32 pages of advertisement. Vol. II: vii, 426 pages. Complete with 10 plates and hand-colored folding map. The frontis and title page of the 2nd volume is stained in the margin. The folding map has a repair and a small tear at the edge. The endpapers are affixed to the paste-downs, and the previous owner's inscription is on the front endpapers "To Mr. John Kirkwood a parting gift from his Cousin Geo. Cockburn Liverpool July 20, 1858." Sabin 71025; Field 1300: "exceedingly interesting work...thronged with details of personal experiences of Indian life..." Wagner Camp 203:1: "Of interest to our work is...account of the journey from Hudson's Bay by way of the Athabasca River and Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean." Excellent color plates of Indians, mostly Kutchins and Crees. Large colored map titled "British North America." First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Victoria's Seperation and Independence from New South Wales: First Victorian Parliamentary paper ( Foundation Document) An Act for the better Government of Her majesty's Australian Colonies (5th August, 1850)

      Colonial Secretary, 13 th November 1851.. First Edition; 4to; pp.12; original light blue parliamentary papers. The region then known as Port Phillip District was part of New South Wales until formal separation in 1851. This Act creates the Colony of Victoria.

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        Sommacampagna am 23 Juli 1848.

      1851. Litografia, mm 325x490. Animata scena dell'assalto austriaco a Sommacampagna. Bell'esemplare con qualche fioritura ai margini.

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        Poems by Hartley Coleridge

      1851. COLERIDGE, Hartley. Poems by Hartley Coleridge. With a Memoir of His Life by His Brother. London: Edward Moxon, 1851. Two volumes. 12mo, contemporary full purple calf, elaborately gilt decorated spines, raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1600.Second edition of this compilation of Hartley Coleridge’s poetry, published in the same year as the first edition. An association copy, with the signatures of Sara Coleridge and Edith Coleridge on the title page. Edith Coleridge’s calling card, and a letter to a “Mr. Coleridge,” a descendant of S.T. Coleridge, are laid in. With engraved frontispiece portrait. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf.Hartley Coleridge (1796-1849) was the eldest son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and a respected poet in his own right. This collection was intended to be a definitive collection of his poetry, and was first published in 1851 It was the copy of Sara Coleridge, Hartley’s sister. Her signature, partially cropped by the binder, is dated “Jan’y 12, 185[2].” Beneath that signature is the signature of Sara’s daughter Edith Coleridge, dated “Nov. 185[2].” Edith was herself a writer and edited her mother’s memoirs. There is some marginalia written in what appears to be Sara’s hand. Accompanying this set is a letter dated Oct. 30, 1934, to “Mr. Coleridge” from R.C. Bald, a Coleridge scholar who had organized a Samuel Taylor Coleridge Centenary Exhibition earlier that same year. He describes his discovery of this volume at a bookstore, and he presents it as a gift to this Coleridge descendant. Scattered foxing to preliminary and final leaves, spines uniformly toned. A handsome, near-fine copy, with an intriguing association.

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        [Op. 90]. Symphonie No. 4. für Orchester... Op. 90. No. 19 der nachgelassenen Werke. Partitur... Pr. 4 Thlr. 15. Ngr. [Full score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN] 8347, [1851]. Octavo. Early half dark red calf with marbled boards, spine in gilt-ruled compartments with titling gilt. 1f. (title), 193, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's handstamp to lower margin of title; ownership signature in black ink of Florence Bertha Thomas dated February 1863 (or 1868?) to front free endpaper; two additional dates in the same hand to front pastedown, possibly referring to performance dates. Binding rubbed; lower portion of upper hinge slightly cracked. Occasional very light foxing. First Edition of the Italian Symphony. Hoboken 10, no. 284. Catalog of the Mendelssohn Papers in the Bodleian Library, Oxford III, no. 734. Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig catalog, no. 152. Wehner MWV, pp. 225-226, no. 16. Muller-Reuter I p. 73. Fuld p. 556. Mendelssohn finished his Italian Symphony in Berlin, on March 13, 1833, conducting its first performance in London on May 13, 1833, at a London Philharmonic Society concert. The first edition of the full score was not published until after Mendelssohn's death.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        Moby Dick; Or, The Whale Jim Morrison's Copy

      Harper & Brothers, New York, 1851 First American Edition. A book with well detailed literary significance. Copies always available, but seldom seen with any sort of additional historical significance. Jim Morrison certainly qualifies as a significant figure, influencing countless artists and fans across the globe to this day. A poetic spirit that made an important mark on Rock n' Roll, he loved reading and often spoke of its power. This copy was with him during his last days in Paris (removed from his flat after his untimely death and kept with his long time girlfriend's family). One can certainly deduce that he handled this copy a fair amount of time and definitely treasured it as a key book in literary history.**** Original publisher's brown cloth, complete with 6 pp publisher's ads at rear. Re-backed with original spine laid down, some wear here and there particularly to spine ends, scattered light foxing but overall a very sound, tight copy and remarkably clean inside. Owner signature at front endpaper dated 1890.**** Prettier copies are out there, and even though I live in LA or maybe because I live in LA, I'll take the girl with depth of soul over the ubiquitous superficially attractive ones.*** Why do we pursue such an odd course of action as book collecting? To be the temporary safe keepers of history and something meaningful to our trifling existence. As a friend and all around good guy once told me; it's about the vibrations of history. When you hold this book, you may find it difficult to keep your hands steady. If you're in the market for Moby Dick or generally a flat out cool book, why not pick up a copy owned by someone that had a hell of an influence on millions?

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        MAHAZOR HELEK RISHON LE-ROSH HASHANAH VE-YOM KIPPURIM : `IM ... MATEH LEVI ... BET LEVI ... MA`ASEH EREG : KORBAN AHARON.

      Zitomir : Bi-Defus Ha-Ahim Hanina Lipa, Aryeh Leb, Yehoshu`a Heshel Shapira, 1851. First edition. Original boards. 8vo. 318 pages, 27cm. In Hebrew with Russian on title page. Vinograd, Zhitomir 94. Title translates to

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        Sindh, and the Races That Inhabit the Valley of the Indus.

      London: William H. Allen and Co., 1851. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.vii; 422. With fold-out frontispiece map on pale blue paper as issued. In an exquisite later binding of half polished calf with full gilt back over marbled sides, edges untrimmed. Some expected toning to paper and uncut edges, light and occasional spotting, expert paper conservation to map, title margin and final leaf, neat older repair to foot of first few leaves; generally well preserved. Externally fine. Burton began working with the Bombay Army Survey Department in 1844 and by 1851 had journeyed to the newly annexed Sindh province of India (part of modern-day Pakistan). His research on the population, customs, literature and language of the area was first published that year and has long been a scarce Burton title. The text is used to this day in Sindh Province as a guide to early Sindh history. Penzer [40].

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        Finely penned Document signed, as King of Sardinia and Duke of Savoy, (1820-1878, from 1861 First King of Italy)

      1851 - in Italian with translation, to the President of Peru, (José Rufino Echénique, 1808-1887, President 1851-1855), saying he takes great pleasure "in informing You that on the 20th of the present month, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Genoa, Our Most Dear Sister-in-law, has happily given birth to a Princess who has received the names of Margherita Maria Teresa Giovanna", sure that the President will share his joy, renewing his own assurance of "esteem and friendship", and his wishes for "the prosperity of Peru", signed also by the Marquis d'Azeglio, (1798-1866, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister 1849-1852), 1 side folio and conjugate blank, Turin, 26th November closed tear along three quarters of central fold, between lines but touching four letters, other slight tears in blank margin, small slit for ribbon in blank portion near top right and corresponding small hole in conjugate blank In 1868 the young Princess Margherita (1851-1926) married Vittorio Emanuele II's son and successor Umberto I, (1844-1900). The Duchess was a daughter of the King of Saxony. The King's brother Ferdinando, (1822-1855, first Duke of Genoa), was an Admiral who left a more famous son Tommaso (1854-1931) to carry on in the Navy. Azeglio, who was also an artist and novelist, was a key figure in the first stages of the reunification. He declined the premiership offered by Carlo Alberto, as that would mean signing the peace treaty with Austria. Vittorio Emanuele's first premier in 1849, he maintained the constitution, and, most importantly for the movement, the liberty of the press when reaction was setting in all over the rest of Italy. He brought the young Cavour into the cabinet, with whom he had some differences, but recommended as his successor, Cavour always consulting him on matters of government. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        AN OVERLAND JOURNEY TO THE GREAT EXHIBITION Showing a few extra articles & visitors.

      A 16 section wood-engraved panorama. Original printed paper-covered boards. Charming and pertinent inscription to front fly. Spine neatly repaired; else a very good copy. Inscribed on endpaper: 'Bought in London by Father September 16th 1851 - the Year of the Great Exhibition.' Quite scarce.

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        Tagebuch einer Landreise in Australien von Moreton-Bay nach Port Essington während der Jahre 1844 und 1845... Aus dem Englischen von Ernst A. Zuchold.

      Halle: Druck u.Verlag /H.W. Schmidt, 1851. Octavo, illustrations in the text; some spotting, mainly affecting the early sections, (?original) patterned maroon cloth sides., The first German edition of this famous account of Leichhardt's expedition from Moreton Bay to Port Essington. Leichhardt prepared his journal for publication in England and gave many lectures, not only on his scientific findings but also in praise of the excellent economic potential of the country through which he had passed.The preface here is by the translator Ernst Zuchold. Ferguson, who records the Mitchell and National Library copies as well as his own, notes a 32-page publisher's catalogue which is not present here. A very good copy, later neat cloth spine.

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        ANNUAL REPORT OF THE QUARTERMASTER GENERAL, of the Operations of the Quartermaster's Department for the Fiscal Year ending on the 30th June, 1850. The March of the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen to Oregon in 1849. Signed and inscribed by Major General Jesup

      Washington: C. Alexander, printer, 1851. [iv], 218 pages of text. Original printed paper binding is moderately soiled and worn, and the spine is cracked and worn and remaining relatively intact, though many pages are loose or neatly detached; protected in archival mylar. Presentation copy signed and inscribed on the top of the front cover "With the respects of Major Genl Thos. S. Jesup" who is a Quartermaster General who participated in gathering the data in this report. Contains 36 plates, 3 of which are fold-out. Seven of the first eight plates are lightly foxed, and several others have minor foxing or browning, and the final 100 pages of text are affected with waviness and in some cases staining from exposure to moisture, not affecting any plates. The final few pages are somewhat discolored. Ex-libris with a bookplate on the inside of the front cover with no further markings. With the exception of the printing date, this edition conforms with Howes C923[a] "anr. ed., with separate t., Wash 1850." Sabin 66974. Wagner/Camp 181; Streeter Sale 3057. A detailed description of the emigrant trail to Oregon from May 10 to October 5, 1849. . Signed. Later edition. Paperback. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Poems

      London: John W. Parker and Son, 1851. First edition of the author's first book. [ii-vi (lacking half-title)], 159, [1] pp., with four-line errata slip tipped-in at end. 8vo. Publisher's green embossed cloth, spine titled and ruled in gilt. Spine dulled, small closed tear to cloth at rear joint, light dampstain to rear endpapers. First edition of the author's first book. [ii-vi (lacking half-title)], 159, [1] pp., with four-line errata slip tipped-in at end. 8vo. Meredith's First Book, Inscribed to Frederick Locker-Lampson. Presentation copy of George Meredith's uncommon first book, inscribed on the title-page to the bibliophile Frederick Locker-Lampson (at the time Frederick Locker, he added the Lampson surname in 1885 upon the death of his father-in-law). With Locker-Lampson's pencil marks scattered throughout and a lengthy note on the front free endpaper, reading: "At page 101 you will find a poem called Love in the Valley, & at the end of the vol: you will find the same poem revised & amplified. It came out in a mag: twenty-five years after the first volume was given to the Public. Tennyson & I both very much admired this poem, as you will see in my 'Patchwork,' & we were both sorry, very sorry, he tampered with it." The magazine reprinting of "Love in the Valley" is included at the rear of the volume. This copy is listed in An Appendix to the Rowfant Library at page 76, where it is catalogued as having an inserted portrait. The portrait has since been removed, likely taking the half-title with it. In a letter to Edward Clodd, Meredith said of this volume: "I wrote verse before I was nineteen; some of it, which I wish could be suppressed, and has not been reprinted, was published in the 1851 volume which I brought out at my own risk, losing £50 or £60 on the venture." Meredith apparently did try to suppress the volume, later destroying some 300 copies. Forman, Meredith 1; Hayward 270 An Appendix to the Rowfant Library, p. 76. Provenance: Frederick Locker-Lampson (inscription on title-page from the author and his bookplate and notes); Hodgson & Co (sale 1926, sold £14 to Quaritch)

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        The works of John Milton, in verse and prose / printed from the original editions, with a life of the author by the Rev. John Mitford

      William Pickering, London 1851 - Eight volume complete set of poetry and prose works, and considered by some to be the finest version. The text blocks have survived well with bindings tight and no foxing or spotting to speak of. The base fore-corners of several volumes are strongly worn and rounded, no text affected. The bindings are original, with strong wear to corners of many of the boards, hinges all supple and strong, paper labels very browned and worn, and the spine ends are worn and frayed, not threatening to worsen and not beyond the attentions of a good book doctor - the bindings remain servicable as-is. Various frontis and other plates are in good order throughout. One or two of the board faces have some water-splash marks, the rest retain some of their original ribbed-cloth lustre. Price includes extra for worldwide air-priority shipping. Size: Royal 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brockhaus: Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexikon), 10. (zehnte) Auflage, 15 Bände (in 16 Bänden), Halbleder-Ausgabe, 1851 - 1855.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1851 - 1855. Im Gesamtumfang von 12.500 Seiten. Gebunden in 16 Bänden (Bd. 15 in zwei Teilbänden). Alle Bände mit Artikel-Register. Bd. 15/II ferner mit Universal-Register der gesamten Ausgabe sowie einem Nachwort "Zur Geschichte und Charakteristik des Conversations-Lexikon". "Es gibt wohl in der ganzen neuern Zeit kein Werk, das sich einer ähnlichen Verbreitung und eines ähnlichen Einflusses erfreute", urteilte der zeitgenössische "Grenzbote". Buchrücken durchgehend etwas aufgehellt, Gesamterscheinungsbild gleichwohl recht harmonisch. Leder noch frisch wirkend, nicht ausgetrocknet bei drei Bänden minimale Kapitalläsionen fachmännisch instandgesetzt. Erste und letzte Seiten etwas fleckig, Seiten sonst aber für die Zeitverhältnisse recht sauber und überwiegend fleckenfrei, nicht gebräunt. In toto dekoratives Exemplar mit reicher Ornamentik. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Etudes sur le passé et l'avenir de l'Artillerie. TOME II : Précis historique de l'influence des armes à feu sur l'Art de la Guerre.

      1851. DUMAINE J.. 1851. In-4.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Rousseurs. 355 pages + XI planches de plans et dessins en noir et blanc. Titre, tomaison et fleurons dorés sur demi-chagrin marrron. Etiquette de code sur la coiffe en-tête et tampons de bibliothèque sur la page de titre et dans quelques marges.

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        True Stories From History and Biography

      Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Boston 1851 - Billings, Hammat. First Edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece and three plates after illustrations by Hammat Billings. v, [ii], 343pp. Thurston, Torry and Emerson, Printers. 1 vols. 8vo. This selection prints together Grandfather's Chair, Famous Old People, Liberty Tree and Biographical Stories. Hawthorne made minor revisions for this selection. BAL 7655 ; Clark A12.1.a1 ("Probable First State") Bound by STIKEMAN & CO. in three quarter blue morocco, richly gilt spines, raised bands, t.e.g., with the original publishers' brown cloth covers bound in. From the library of Agnes Neustadt, with her bookplate. About fine Illustrated with a frontispiece and three plates after illustrations by Hammat Billings. v, [ii], 343pp. Thurston, Torry and Emerson, Printers. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ARCTIC SEARCHING EXPEDITION: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships under Command of Sir John Franklin. With an Appendix on the Physical Geography of North America. Two volume set.

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1851 - Two volume set; complete. Original brown cloth is moderately worn and rubbed, with minor fraying and some chips; protected in archival mylar. Vol. I: viii, 413 pages, 32 pages of advertisement. Vol. II: vii, 426 pages. Complete with 10 plates and hand-colored folding map. The frontis and title page of the 2nd volume is stained in the margin. The folding map has a repair and a small tear at the edge. The endpapers are affixed to the paste-downs, and the previous owner's inscription is on the front endpapers "To Mr. John Kirkwood a parting gift from his Cousin Geo. Cockburn Liverpool July 20, 1858." Sabin 71025; Field 1300: "exceedingly interesting work.thronged with details of personal experiences of Indian life." Wagner Camp 203:1: "Of interest to our work is.account of the journey from Hudson's Bay by way of the Athabasca River and Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean." Excellent color plates of Indians, mostly Kutchins and Crees. Large colored map titled "British North America." First edition. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        System des heutigen Römischen Rechts. [With:] HEUSER, O. L. Sachen- und Quellen-Reister zu von Savigny's System des heutigen römischen Rechts.

      Berlin: Veit und Comp., 1840-49, 1851 - 9 volumes, octavo (200 x 122 mm). Contemporary marbled boards, spines ruled gilt, gilt lettered paper labels, top edges stained red. Volume I neatly rebacked preserving the original spine, two spine labels replaced with gilt lettered cloth labels to style; spine ends, corners and board edges somewhat worn, marbled paper of the last 4 volumes slightly different. Some marginal dampmarking, occasional offset and spotting; withal a very good set. Ownership inscription of Malikow Michael Weltzien dated 1841 to first free endpaper, with his occasional contemporary underlining and marginalia in ink, bookplate of August Weltzien to front pastedowns. First edition of Savigny's massive work - over 4000 pages long - which demonstrated the great and living unity of much of the Roman law. His earlier writings, with their emphasis on the Volksgeist and their application of the historical method, had expressed his reaction, influenced by romanticism, against the natural law theories of the French Revolution and of liberalism generally. In his dogmatic teaching, however, he not only affirmed the doctrines of eighteenth-century rationalist jurisprudence but made these doctrines the basis of his system. The System is "based on fundamental notions of German natural law theory as well as on Kant's legal philosophy. Within the framework of these categories, Savigny transcended Roman law in many respects, adapting it to modern requirements or developing new solutions, many of which have become influential in German and other legal science; for example, his doctrines of contract and corporation, and particularly his system of private international law - which, like the systems of Story and Mancini, counts among the classic theories in this branch of law." (IESS 14, p. 22). Goedeke VI, 233; Walker, the Oxford Companion to Law, p. 1103f. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Encyclopédie d'Histoire Naturelle. Les Oiseaux, en 6 volumes.

      1851. MARESCQ et Cie - HAVARD Gustave. 1851 - 1854. In-4.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs. 312 + 311 + 312 + 312 + 312 + 312 pages. Frontispices en noir et blanc. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc, dans le texte et en planches hors-texte. Coiffes légèrement fendues, ou avec de légers manques. Ou traité complet de cette science, d'après les travaux des naturalistes les plus éminents de tous les pays et de toutes les époques : Buffon, Daubenton, Lacépède, G. et F. Cuvier, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Latreille, De Jussieu, Brongniart ...

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        Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

      New York: Harper & Brothers; Richard Bentley, London,, 1851. Duodecimo. Original purple-brown cloth, publisher's devices and rules to each board in blind, titles to spine gilt, orange coated endpapers. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Faint gift inscription ("For Cragin") to title page. Spine darkened to brown, spine ends, edges, and tips a little worn, short split to front hinge at head but text block sound, covers faded with two small marks to front cover, foxing to contents. A very good, unsophisticated copy. First American edition, in the first binding with orange endpapers and the publisher's device stamped centrally on the sides. With the author's clipped signature laid in. The American edition was the first to appear under the familiar title and was set from Melville's original manuscript. The Whale, issued a month previously in London, was set from New York sheets, with Melville's alterations. The American edition contains some 35 passages and the epilogue, which were expunged from the English edition.

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        Uriel der Teufel. Ein satirischer Roman in acht Büchern.

       Stgt., Rieger 1851. 2 Bde. in geb. gr.-8°. VII, 283; VII, 308 S. Mit 2 Frontisp. in Tonlithogr. v. A. Mauch nach G. Bott. HLn. d. Zt. Berieb. Durchgehend lei cht stockfl. Zu Beginn rechts unten schwach wasserrandig.. Titelblatt v. Bd. 1 mit Knitterfalte. Vorderdeckel und 1. Lage gelockert . Einband berieben. EANicht bei Kosch - Einzige Ausgabe dieses phantastisch-satirischen Romans über die Abenteuer des Teufels Uriel. Von großer Seltenheit, weltweit nur in 3 Bibliotheken vorhanden. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur

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        Do diagnostico das diversas formas clinicas do mal de Bright - These de concurso .Rio de Janeiro, Typographia Academica, 1879. 8vo. With 2 woodcut illustrations (a cross-section of a kidney and a representation of the urinary tract) and a full-page letterpress table of medical data. 20th-century marbled boards.

      - REBUIN (1 copy); WorldCat (without any location); no further copies in KVK; not in Biblioteca Nacional do Brasil; Porbase. An extremely rare thesis on nephritis (Bright's disease), an inflamation of the kidneys, from the Imperial Academy of Medicine in Rio de Janeiro, printed and published by the Academy's press. It opens with a 20-page introduction, followed by case reports of several forms of nephritis. Domingos de Almeida Martins Costa (Maranhão 1851 - Petrópolis 1891) was a Brazilian physician who contributed greatly to Brazilian cardiology. The back of the half-title lists 8 of his publications, all published in Rio de Janeiro in the years 1874 to 1678. WorldCat lists the present edition, but without giving any location. The only other copy we have located is at the Complutense University in Madrid.With minor foxing and browning, but still in good condition. A very rare medical thesis printed and published in Rio de Janeiro.

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        Parerga und Paralipomena: kleine philosophische Schriften. 2 Bde. Berlin, Hayn, 1851. 1 w. Bl., 3 Bll., 465 S., 1 w. Bl.; 1 w. Bl., IV, 531 S., 1 w. Bl. Blindgepr. Lwd.-Bde. d. Zt. mit reicher RVerg. (etw. berieben, Kap. bestoßen).

      1851 - Grisebach S. 23; Borst 2446.- Erste Ausgabe, als einzige von Schopenhauer selbst besorgt. In nur 750 Exemplaren gedruckt.- 'Schopenhauer erhielt 10 Freiexemplare auf Velin, aber kein Honorar' (Grisebach).- Alter handschriftlicher Namenszug auf Vorsatz bzw. Titel von 'Richard Müller' sowie wenige kritische Marginalien am Textrand - vermutlich stammen die Bände aus der Bibliothek des Philosophen und Psychologen Richard Müller-Freienfels (1882-1949) . Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tales of a Grandfather

      Edinburgh - Robert Cadell 1851 - Rarely seen in one Volume. A beautiful green hardcover with gilt decoration and blind stamped details on front cover, spine, and back cover, all still bright and clear. Gilt title on spine. Some small tearing to top of spine. Full page plates clear and bright. Text block page edges untrimmmed. Tan to page edges consistant with age. Text still clear and bright. Some minor foxing consistant with age. Binding and text block tight. Some minor shelfwear. A lovely copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rhododendron Candelabrum, Hook.fil.

      1849- 1851. Lithograph, handcolored, image approximately 14 x 11 1/2 inches on sheet size 19 x 14 inches. Very good condition. An exquisite botanical image of a flowering rhododendron branch with figures showing the stamen, pistil, and cross section of the ovule(?) This is plate XXIX from Joseph Dalton Hooker's Rhododendrons of the Sikkim-Himalaya. The large folio size of this work and the very fine lithography by W.H. Fitch produce very evocative, beautiful and scientifically accurate images. Printed by Reeve & Nichols.

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        Rhododendron Setosum, Wall.

      1849- 1851. Lithograph, handcolored, image approximately 17 x 13 inches on sheet size 19 x 14 inches. A few spots in upper image area, overall very good condition. An exquisite botanical image of a white flowering rhododendron branch with botanical details below. This is plate XX from Joseph Dalton Hooker's "Rhododendrons of the Sikkim-Himalaya". The large folio size of this work, the artistry of J.D. Hooker and the very fine lithography by W.H. Fitch produce very evocative, beautiful and scientifically accurate images. Printed by Reeve & Nichols.

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        On the Theory of Probabilities, and in particular on Mitchell's Problem of the Distribution of the Fixed Stars.

      London: Taylor, 1851. A fine copy, in original wrappers, of Boole's first paper probability. The ideas he put forth in this work were later developed and included in his famous Laws of Thought (1854). "This seems to have been the first mention, by any author, of the close connection, both in essence and in form, between logic and probability and indeed of the dependence of the theory of probability on an underlying mathematical theory of logic" (MacHale, George Boole). In this paper, Boole applies his theory of probabilities to the specific problem of the distribution of fixed stars. This problem had been "creating considerable discussion among mathematicians and astronomers. Professor Boole felt much interest in it, both because of its intrinsic importance, and because of its close connection with a class of speculations in the pursuit of which he had long been engaged" (Robert Vaughan and Henry Allon, The British Quarterly Review, vol 44). Boole's paper is at once the beginning of the thought process that would develop into his seminal later work, as well as an answer to John Mitchell's fixed star problem and to James Forbes' own paper on the same subject. In: The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine, Suppl. to vol. 1, no. 7, 4th series, pp. 521-530. 8vo (225 x 145 mm), the complete issue offered here in original blue printed wrappers, upper left corner of rear wrapper torn away, otherwise fine, uncut and unopened.

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