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        Joseph Roumanille s'active à la publication des Provençales.

      - 2 lettres autographes signées 5 In-8 et in-12 octobre 1851 - septembre 1852 bon Belles lettres de Joseph Roumanille, relatives à la publication des Provençales (Li prouvençalo), ouvrage collectif qui marque une date importante dans l'histoire du félibrige. «Notre volume est terminé. Il ne reste plus à faire paraître que deux numéros, qui sont tout composés. J'ai dû, pour satisfaire aux exigences de mes amis, renoncer à insérer dans notre recueil, bon nombre de mes pièces que j'eusse vivement désiré y voir figurer». Il cherche aujourd'hui un préfacier et passe en revue les possibilités qui s'offrent à lui. «Camille Reybaud, qui ferait mieux que qui que ce soit, une préface à ce livre, ne veux absolument pas s'en charger. M. Emile Deschamps l'eût faite volontiers, mais il est trop occupé et trop préoccupé d'un travail plus sérieux et plus important. Sainte-Beuve me paraît inabordable. Pontmartin n'aime pas assez notre littérature néo-latine. Cartil-Blan est trop facétieux. J'ai pensé à M. Méry, celui qui, dans le temps, écrivit pour une de vos éditions les plus jolies choses du monde. Je viens vous demander 1° où il est ; 2° s'il ne pourrait pas prendre pour nous la plume [.]». [Ce sera finalement Saint-René-Taillandier qui préfacera le recueil]. Roumanille croit beaucoup au succès de l'ouvrage. «Tout me fait espérer que notre publication fera ses frais. Si, comme vous, mes collaborateurs ont à coeur d'appuyer et de chauffer cette jolie marmelade de troubadours, nous épuiserons un tirage de 500 (quel succès!!)». Il commente sa Pastorale et les critiques sévères dont elle a fait l'objet. La seconde lettre est écrite après la tragédie qui a frappé Pierre Bellot, la mort de son fils, de sa belle-fille et de deux de ses petits-enfants. «Je viens vous dire combien il nous a été pénible de voir vide, à notre fête de famille, à Arles, la place que nous vous avions réservée avec tant de plaisir. Nous avons déploré plus que jamais les pertes si douloureuses dont vous avez été affligé. Espérons que l'année prochaine, nous serons plus heureux». Après le succès des Provençales, il est bien décidé à poursuivre l'aventure. «J'ai à coeur de vous dire aussi que la pléiade des Provençales va bientôt faire une 2e apparition. Un de nos confrères, Th. Aubanel, imp. lib. [Théodore Aubanel (1829/1886), félibre, imprimeur et libraire à Aix, qui éditera l'Armana prouvencau] s'occupe activement d'un recueil de noëls, où figureront en première ligne ceux de Fabuly, si populaires dans le Comtat et la Provence. Une place nous est réservée dans ce petit livre ; à l'heure qu'il est, le mot d'ordre court nos rangs, et les troubadours des Provençales, et autres, vont s'agenouiller devant la crèche de Bethléem. Vous qui chantez si bien l'Enfant Dieu, vous ne manquerez pas de répondre à l'appel que je vous fais : vous m'enverrez, pour notre recueil, un ou deux noëls auxquels nous feront l'honneur qu'ils méritent si bien. Quelques uns de nos troubadours, Reybaud, Mistral, Gaut, Aubanel, etc. sont déjà de retour de ce pieux pèlerinage. Partez avec nous, mon cher monsieur, et Jésus, qui appelle à lui les désolés, vous consolera [.]». Poète provençal, félibre, fondateur du mouvement félibréen. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Weltkarte mit Angabe der protestantischen Missions-Anstalten.

      Artist: Anonymus (d) ; date: (d)1851 - - technic: Steel engraving; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 64 x 70; - description: world map, dedicated to Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia

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        Naturhistorische Bemerkungen, als Beitrag zur vergleichenden Geognosie auf einer Reise durch die Eifel, Tyrol, Italien, Sizilien und Algier gesammelt.

      Moskau bzw Stuttgart Kaiserliche Universität bzw Schweizerbart 1851 - (31,5 x 24 cm). (6) 464 S. Mit 4 lithographierten Tafeln. Pappband der Zeit mit aufgezogenem Original-Umschlag. (Nouveaux Mémoires de la Société des Naturalistes de Moscou, Bd. IX). Erste Ausgabe in einem Exemplar aus der Fürstlich Fürstenbergischen Bibliothek zu Donaueschingen. - Eichwald (1795-1876), Professor für Zoologie und Paläontologie in St. Petersburg sowie Mitglied der dortigen Akademie der Wissenschaften, war für viele Jahre der bedeutendste Paläontologe Russlands und gilt als Begründer der russischen Paläontologie. Die Beobachtungen dieser Studienreise dienten dem Vergleich der russischen Gebirgsformationen mit denen ferner Länder. Die Tafeln zeigen Fossilien sowie Ansichten eines Opferplatzes der Mauren in Algier und des Atlasgebirges. - Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Titel verso gestempelt. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt gut erhalten. - DSB 4, 307; Poggendorff I, 650 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Mormons Bog. [The Book of Mormon] En Beretning, skreven ved Mormons Haand paa Tavler, efter Nephis Tavler. Oversat paa Engelsk fra Grundtexten af Joseph Smith den Yngre. Udgivet og forlagt af Erastus Snow.

      København, F. E. Bordings Bogtrykkeri, 1851. Small 8vo. Contemporary brown half calf with double gilt lines and gilt title to spine. End-papers renewed, but the old front free end-paper with a contemporary owner's inscription has been preserved. A bit of wear to extremities and slight foxing throughout the text. A nice, solid copy. Bound with the leaf containing the testimony of the three and eight Witnesses on recto end verso respectively. (8), 568 pp. ¶ Exceedingly rare first edition thus, namely the seminal first printing of the first translation into any language of the Book of Mormon. After the Prophet Joseph Smith's original translation of the Book of Mormon from the gold plates into English in 1829 and the return of those plates to the angel Moroni, no translations from English into any other languages appeared until this Danish translation of 1851. After this groundbreaking first translation, the Book of Mormon has been translated in its entirety into 95 languages (with portions of the book having been translated into another 20 languages) and has been printed in more than 150 million copies. The divine injunction states that "every man shall hear the fulness of the gospel in his own tongue, and in his own language" (D&C 90:11), and thus making the Book of Mormon and available in other languages was regarded as highly important. Missions were opened on the continent of Europe in 1850 and 1851, and Church leaders in many of the newly opened missions quickly began attempts at translations. The Danish edition had already been contemplated in 1845, however, and was thus the very first to appear, meaning that Latter-day Saints in Denmark were the first to read the Book of Mormon in their native tongue.At a general conference in 1845, President Brigham Young appointed Apostle Erastus Snow and Elder Peter Olsen Hansen to work on this Danish translation of the Book of Mormon, which would open up the Book of Mormon to other-language speakers of the 19th century. Peter O. Hansen was a native Dane and was to do the actual translation, while Erastus Snow was to guide Hansen and be in charge of publishing . They both arrived in Copenhagen in May 1850 and precisely a year later Snow could report back that the Danish translation had been printed, in 3000 copies. Many of these are now lost or destroyed, and the first edition of the book is of the utmost scarcity. (See, Andrew Jenson: History of the Scandinavian Mission, 1927).

      [Bookseller: Herman H J Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOLUME III JUNE TO NOVEMBER, 1851 [CONTAINS MOBY-DICK, THE TOWN-HO'S STORY]

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First Edition. thick 8vo., viii, 864pp.; VG-; spine brown cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamping, same on front board, only blind-stamping on rear board; protected with a mylar covering; cloth on front hinge separated, cloth on spine beginning to peel, still attached; some wear to rear hinge, corners, head and tail of spine; mild foxing throughout; small booksellers sticker on front pastedown; First publication of any part of Moby Dick; "The Town-Ho's Story" on page 658, which became Chapter 54 of the novel, still at that time titled "The Whale,"; NM consignment; shelved case 2. Dupont.

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        Antique Plate-ART JUDGING-ARTI ET AMICITAE-AMSTERDAM-Rochussen-De Mare-1851

      - Plate : ''Eene Dames Kunstbeschouwing in de Kunstzaal der Maatschappij: Arti et Amicitiae.' (Judging art by ladies in the artroom of the art society Arti et Amicitae.) This very rare etching depicts a ladies day in the crowded grand hall of the Art Society (founded in 1839) in Amsterdam. A long horseshoe-shaped table is crowded with connoisseurs of both sexes contemplating engravings, art and illustrated books or in discussion. This etching was used as an illustrative print in the Tefaf catalogue 2010, where for the first time a specific section was dedicated to graphic art and prints! Tefaf is one of the largest art fairs in the world held yearly in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Etching on vellin type paper. Description: Published in Amsterdam by the 'Vereeniging tot bevordering van Beeldende Kunsten,1851'. (Society for the promotion of Art.)Artists and Engravers: Johannes de Mare (Dutch engraver, 1806-1889), after Charles Rochussen (Dutch Painter, 1814-1894). Condition: Good; general age related toning. Some light dust staining. Some tears in paper edges and margin not nearly effecting image. Storage location: B25-01 The overall size is ca. 21.7 x 15.7 inch. The image size is ca. 11 x 8.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 55 x 40 cm. The image size is ca. 28 x 21.5 cm.

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        Denkmal König Friedrich des Großen in Berlin ( Enthüllt am 31. Mai 1851).

      - altgouachierte Lithographie n. u. v. Meyer b. Schröder in Berlin, um 1855, 21,8 x 15,2 (H) Kiewitz, Nr. 846; Ersnt, Bd. 1. Meyer, Nr. 2. - Blick von der Universität her. - Hier vorliegend in prachtvollem Altkolorit, bis zur Bildkante beschnitten und montiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Wilhelm Trübner: Männliches Porträt

      - Öl auf Leinwand 53 x 36 cm Rechts unten signiert und datiert Literatur: Rohrandt, Klaus: Wilhelm Trübner (1851 - 1917), Kiel 1972, Nr. G 267 Die Darstellung wurde in der Literatur verschiedentlich als Wirt im Odenwald oder Försterbildnis betitelt. Auf Grund der Ähnlichkeit mit dem "Bildnis Georg Nieratzky" (Rohrandt: Nr. G 270) könnte es sich um dessen Vater Wilhelm Nieratzky handeln, der in Erbach das "Gasthaus zum Schützenhof" betrieb. Im September/Oktober 1900 wohnte Trübner mit Malschülerinnen dort. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        HISTORIA DEL COMBATE NAVAL DE LEPANTO; SOBRE EL DERECHO DE SUCEDER LAS HEMBRAS A LA CORONA DE ARAGÓN; COMPROMISO DE CASPE; INFLUJO QUE TUVO EN EL COMERCIO, INDUSTRIA Y POBLACIÓN DE ESPAÑA SU DOMINACIÓN EN AMÉRICA.

      Real Academia de la Historia, Madrid 1851 - Compendio de escritos publicados por la Real Academia de la Historia entre 1851 y 1855: 1.- Historia del combate Naval de Lepanto, y juicio de la importancia y consecuencias de aquel suceso, por D. Cayetano Rosell (1853) 260 págs. + 2 láminas (mapa y medallas). Firmado por el autor. 2.- Respuesta que a Don José Morales Santisteban, autor de un folleto intitulado Estudios históricos sobre el Reino de Aragón, se apresura a dar D. Javier de Quinto, autor de un discurso histórico, impreso en 1840, sobre el Derecho de suceder las hembras a la Corona de Aragón (1851). 198 págs. Firmado por el autor. 3.- Examen de los sucesos y circunstancias que motivaron el Compromiso de Caspe, y juicio crítico de este acontecimiento y de sus consecuencias en Aragón y en Castilla, por D. Florencio Janer (1855) 189 págs. + 1 estado plegado + 1 lámina. 4.- Examen crítico-histórico del influjo que tuvo en el comercio, industria y población de España su dominación en América, por D. José Arias y Miranda (1854) 176 págs. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Précis de chimie industrielle à l'usage des ecoles préparatoires aux professions industrielles, des fabricants et des agriculteurs. 2e édition. 2 Bände.

      Paris Hachette 1851 - (22 x 13,5 cm). (4) IV, 827 S./ (4) VIII S. Mit 37 (3 kolorierten) gefalteten gestochenen Tafeln. Leinwandbände der Zeit. Exemplar aus der Bibliothek von August Kekulé, mit dessen eigenhändigem Namenszug auf dem Vorsatz. - Das Werk - mit Schwerpunkt auf der praktischen Anwendung - ist in die Teile organische und mineralische Chemie unterteilt. - Exlibris. Stempel auf Titel. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Einbände etwas bestoßen

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        MODO DI DIRIGERE I PALLONI AEROSTATICI.

      Milano, Tipografia di Pietro Agnelli, 1851. In-8 p. (mm. 195x126), mz. pelle coeva, tit. oro al dorso, conservata brossura orig., pp. 21, con 1 tavola, litografata e più volte ripieg. f.t., che illustra un areostato composto di 3 parti: il pallone - il telaio - il timone. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Boffito, pp.162-163: “L'A. era ingegnere architetto, e dimostra una certa originalità in questo suo volumetto, dove fa pure alcune buone osservazioni sovra i sistemi di dirigibilità, specialmente sull'uso inutile delle vele. Il suo sistema si appoggia al principio d'approfittare dell'urto che riceve dall'aria un corpo che cade nell'atmosfera. Oggi si direbbe che il Cernuschi cercò di accoppiare l'aeroplano al dirigibile, il più pesante al più leggero.. Quanto alla salita propone una mongolfiera ad aria rarefatta, ossia a fuoco, protetta però da rete metallica.. perchè più facilmente maneggevole, e per non essere in balia del vento manovra il telaio piano in senso contrario a quello di discesa, cioè se la vela in discesa è inclinata verso levante, in salita per continuare lo stesso cammino dovrà essere inclinata a ponente. Pensa poi che il telaio coll'albero possa servire di paracadute..”. Solo qualche lieviss. fioritura, altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        Statuten des kurfürstlich hessischen Wilhelms-Ordens.

      Wilhelmshöhe, 1851.. Royal quarto (33x20 cm). Pp. 7. Plus 5 fine lithographic plates. Hardcover, bound in contemporary lim boards and cloth, all edges gilt; boards rubbed, contemporary institutional stamp to title. Foxed, else in good condition. ~ First edition. Extremely rare.

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        M.G.Dottor Levi - DIZIONARIO ECONOMICO DELLE SCIENZE MEDICHE - 9 voll. - 1851

      , - M.G.Dottor Levi - DIZIONARIO ECONOMICO DELLE SCIENZE MEDICHE - 9 voll. - 1851. , , 10850M.G.Dottor Levi - DIZIONARIO ECONOMICO DELLE SCIENZE MEDICHE - 9 voll. - 1851autore : compilato a cura del Dottor M.G.Levilingua - italianoeditore : Stabilimento Nazionale Antonelli - Venezia edizione - editi tra il 1851 e il 1860rilegatura - volumi cartonati rigidi marmorizzati e dorso in telacondizioni : alcuni danni alle cartonature esterne non distruttivi, più evidenti al terzo volume e interni dei volumi in condizioni ottime, integri, solidi, puliti, carta bianca - buonissima la conservazione cm. 26 x 18,5pagine - 1519 + 1535 + 1615 + 1659 + 1462 + 1515 + 1579 + 2082 + 3142la numerazione è a colonne che sono due per paginanote - tabelle e tavole presenti nel testo, opera storica dell' ambito medico La spedizione "PIEGO DI LIBRI" non è tracciabile e sebbene lo si possa riconoscere come un ottimo servizio, non si escludono rischi che saranno a carico dell'acquirentePer spedizioni internazionali scriveteci per sapere le tariffe applicateFor international shipping please contact us to find out the fees chargedPour les envois internationaux s'il vous plaît nous contacter pour connaître les frais facturés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Icones physiologicae. Erläuterungstafeln zur Physiologie und Entwicklungsgeschichte.

      Leipzig Voss -59 1851 - (37 x 29 cm). 50 Bll. Mit 41 Abbildungen und 31 Kupfertafeln. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Vollständige Neubearbeitung des erstmals 1839 erschienenen medizinhistorisch bedeutenden Tafelwerkes von Rudolph Wagner. Die Umarbeitung erfolgte jedoch so gründlich, "dass das vorliegende Werk im Wesentlichen ein neues ist. (und) nun nicht mehr als eine 2. Auflage des Wagner'schen" (Vorwort) gelten darf. - Ecker (1816-87) war ein "durch Fleiß und Gewissenhaftigkeit auf allen Gebieten. ausgezeichneter Forscher. Er hat sich auch um die anthropolog(ische) Forschung in Süd-West-Deutschland besonders verdient gemacht, indem er die typische Form der 'Reihengräber' feststellte, methodische Schädelmessungen ausführte u.s.w." (Hirsch). - Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. - Hirsch/H. II, 375 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires Pittoresques dun Officier de Marine

      First edition. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half morocco, spines gilt, paper labels to base of spines. An excellent copy with the half-titles. 600; 625, [1]errata.pp. Brest, Le Pontois,

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        Wanderungen durch Schwaben. Wegweiser durch Würtemberg und Baden

      3.veränderte + verm. Aufl. Haendels Vlg. Lpzg. 1851.IV,244 S. mit 30 Stahlstichen(einige wenige gering braunfleckig sonst saubere Stiche) Hld-3)..

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        Eigenh. Manuskript mit U.

      Damaskus, 10. III. 1851. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Druckvorlage für seinen in der "Zeitschrift der Deutschen morgenländischen Gesellschaft" (Bd. V, 1851, S. 277-284) leicht abgeändert erschienenen Aufsatz "Arabische Handschriftensammlung des Dr. J. G. Wetzstein. | K. preuß. Consul in Damaskus": "Der Unterzeichnete hielt es bei seiner Bekanntschaft mit der arab. Literatur für seine Pflicht, seinen Aufenthalt in Damaskus, dem ehemal. Hauptsitz der arab. Gelehrsamkeit, deren Schätze bis auf die Gegenwart nirgends besser und zahlreicher aufbewahrt worden sind, als in dieser Stadt, dazu zu benutzen, um über die Menge und den Werth der hier befindlichen Handschriftensammlungen, so viel als möglich, genauere Nachrichten einzuziehen, als dies bisher von anderen geschehen konnte. Was ich von arab., byzant. u. syrischer Literatur Wichtiges und Seltenes gesehen, darüber werde ich in einem besonderen Sendschreiben an die Redaction der deutsch-morgenl. Gesellschaft berichten. Im Folgenden gebe ich ein Titelverzeichniß der von mir in hiesiger Stadt käuflich erworbenen arabischen Handschriften [.]" (aus der Vorrede). - Mit kleinen Randläsuren und einigen redaktionellen Notizen.

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        Apontamentos de uma viagem de Portugal à China atravez do Egypto em 1850 E Descrição da Gruta de CamÕes em Macao

      First edition. 12mo. Bound in purple cloth (minor staining), original yellow wrappers bound in, overall a very good copy. Engraved ex-libris on front pastedown (Annibal Fernandes Thomaz). 75pp. Macao, Albion de Jno. Smith (Printed for the author), 

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        The Golden Legend

      Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Boston 1851 - Original brown cloth, light wear to extremities. Inscribed by Longfellow on the front endpaper "From the author. 1851". Pencil note on front pastedown (from which a bookplate may have been removed) "Gift of Professor Longfellow". BAL 12102. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die seitliche Rückgrats-Verkrümmung in ihren physiologischen und pathologischen Bedingungen u.d. Heilung nebst Erstem Jahresbericht a.d. orthopädischen Institut am Ausgang der Schöneberger-Strasse zu Berlin.

      Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1851, Kl.4, IV, 99 pp., 5 lith. Tafeln, feiner Pappband im Stil der Zeit, minimal fleckig. Selten - Erste und einzige Ausgabe, keine weitere Jahresbeichte sind erschienen! Johann Julius Bühring (1815-1884), ein Neffe von Dieffenbach, hob in dem 1. Jahresbericht seines am "Ausgang der Schöneberger-Straße" zu Berlin gelegenen, 1850 eröffneten Instituts als besondere Anziehungskraft ein Fräulein WEICHENTHAL als Vorsteherin hervor. Diese Dame muß ein tüchtiger Mensch gewesen sein, denn in den BERENDschen Jahresberichten wird sie auch stets besonders genannt, bis sie bei der Errichtung von BÜHRINGs Institut zu diesem übersiedelte. Hier erfand sie eine Vorrichtung, um bei Skoliosen "die Konturen des menschlichen Rückens mit mathematischer Genauigkeit und gleichsam einen unmittelbaren Abdruck der Natur zu gewinnen". Die Vorrichtung bestand aus einer in Quadrate eingeteilter Glasscheibe, vor welche die zu untersuchende Person gestellt wurde, nachdem bestimmte Punkte durch ein Lot fixiert waren dann wurde mittels Durchzeichnung gegen das Licht die Verbiegung auf Papier übertragen. Die späteren Meßapparate von SCHULTHESS, F.LANGE usw. beruhen im wesentlichen auf dem gleichen Prinzip. Die Frage, wie man den Erfolg einer Skoliosenbehandlung objektiv messen und darstellen kann, hat schon viele Gemüter beschäftigt, ohne daß sie bis heute restlos gelöst ist. Bühring gab nach dem Tode DIEFFENBACH's den 2.Band der "Operativen Chirurgie" heraus. Er hatte eine frappante körperliche Ähnlichkeit mit seinem Oheim und wurde genau wie dieser "mitten in der Fülle seiner männlichen Kraft und mitten regster Tätigkeit von einem plötzlichen Tode ereilt". Ein Laie (Kruse) übernahm für kurze Zeit das BÜHRINGsche Institut (jetzt Friedrichstraße 225), bis es ALEXANDER GÖSCHEN (1813-1875) und schließlich FRIEDRICH WILHELM THEODOR RAVOTH (1816-1878) führten. Über das weitere Schicksal der Anstalt kann ich nichts sagen." Bruno Valentin, Geschichte der Orthopädie, pp.242-243 "Bühring betrachtete die krankhafte skoliotische Ausbiegung der Wirbelsäule als eine gesteigerte physiologische der Brustwirbel, und meinte letztere von der Lage des Herzens und der Leber herleiten zu müssen. Er suchte die Fälle von Skoliose durch Zeichnung anschaulich darzustellen, um das zur Veranschaulichung geübte lästige Verfahren der Anfertigung von Gipsabdriieken zu umgehen.. Bühring ist ein Anhänger des Hossard'schen Gürtels. Für zarte Kinder mit leichten Graden der Skoliose hat er einen Halbkürass, auch Viertelmieder genannt, angegeben, dessen Wirkungsweise der des Hossard'schen Gürtels nahe kommt, welcher jedoch bei weitem leichter und bequemer ist. Da der Hossard'sche Gürtel nun für hochgradige Fälle von Skoliose nicht ausreicht, so hat Bühring für diese Fälle einen neuen Apparat konstruiert, der auf jedem glatt gepolsterten Bett befestigt werden kann und mit Beckengurt, einer seitlichen Druckpelotte für die Lendenkrümmung, einer zweiten für die Rückenkrümmung und einer dritten zum Druck in der (linken) Achselhöhle versehen ist. Der Kranke liegt in der ersten Zeit nur stundenweise des Tages auf dem Apparat, in der Zwischenzeit muss er heftige Körperbewegungen meiden. Später (nach etwa acht Tagen) wird der Apparat unausgesetzt in Thätigkeit gehalten tags über wird der Druck der Pelotten mehrmals geregelt. Ist die erste, 8-4 Wochen dauernde Lagerungsperiode vorüber, so wird mehrere Wochen lang zu anderen Hülfsmitteln gegriffen. So z. B. wird abwechselnd stundenweise am Tage die Bauch- und Rückenlage angeordnet, ferner Einreibungen, Duschen, Bäder, Massage, gymnastische Uebungenu. dgl. Auch werden kleineSpaziergänge im Freien empfohlen, während welcher der Kranke den Bühring'sehen Halb-kürass tragen kann. Alsdann folgt die zweite Lagerungsperiode, und dieser, wenn nötig, eine dritte und folgende, bis ein zufriedenstellendes Resultat erreicht ist. Der Bühring'sche Apparat ist später von Hueter modifiziert worden." Ernst Fischer, Geschichte und Behandlung der seitlichen Rückgratsverkrümmung (Skoliose), pp.98-99

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        HISTOIRE DE LA RESTAURATION. [8 volumes].

      1851 - Paris, Furne et Cie, Pagnerre et Lecou, 1851-52. Huit volumes in-8 (160 X 240) demi-veau rouge, dos lisse cloisonné de filets dorés et à froid, guirlande dorée en queue et tête, auteur et titre dorés (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs claires éparses, quelques épidermures, notamment aux dos des tomes V et VII. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de la meilleure des compilations historiques de Lamartine ; il a en effet connu de près certaines années dont il rend bien l'atmosphère. Exemplaire enrichi d'une BELLE LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE (4 pages sur un feuillet double) d'Alphonse de LAMARTINE (1790-1869), montée sur onglet en tête du tome premier. Elle est adressée, durant l'année 1851, au comte Adolphe de CIRCOURT (1801-1879), diplomate et homme d'une culture et d'une érudition remarquables ; Lamartine n'hésitait pas en effet à le solliciter pour obtenir les informations d'ordre historique ou politique dont il avait besoin pour ses discours. Dans cette lettre, Lamartine évoque notamment la Restauration « belle et idéale par l'union de la monarchie et de la liberté », et l'achèvement de son ouvrage sur ce sujet : « Vous lirez ma franche conclusion à la fin de mon 8ème volume qui approche. Je finis cette semaine le 7ème volume. » Il conclut sa lettre en ces termes : «Parlez à Madame de Circourt de nos pensées sylvestres qui hantent les nouveaux bois comme elle a hanté jadis nos vieux chataigniers. ». L'épouse d'Adolphe, Anastasie de Circourt (1808-1863), épistolière française d?origine russe, anima à Paris un salon littéraire vite célèbre, qui recevait l'élite de la société parisienne et de l'intelligentsia européenne. (Talvart & Place, XI, page 46, n°42 A - Croisille, "Correspondance inédite d'Alphonse de Lamartine", II, page 282). SÉDUISANT EXEMPLAIRE, dans une élégante reliure strictement d'époque, truffé d'une belle lettre autographe de Lamartine. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Geologie der Schweiz. Erster Band Mittelzone und südliche Nebenzone; Zweiter Band Nördliche Nebenzone der Alpen. Jura und Hügelland. Mite Gebirgsdurchschnitten und einer geologischen Übersichtskarte (farbig gedruckt, mehrfach ausfaltbar)

      Bern und Zürich, Stämpflische / Schulthess., 1851-1853. 2 Bände (komplett) IV, 1 Bl., 485 S., zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und 1 farbigen Faltkarte; VII, 497 S., zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text. 8° Halbleine, bzw. Halbleder der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Papierrückenschild. Erste Ausgabe des ersten Übersichtswerk über die Geologie der Schweiz in ordentlichem Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel auf und verso Titel. Unterschiedlich gebunden.. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Town Ho’s Story

      Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, New York 1851 - (Moby Dick) The Town Ho’s Story by Herman Melville. Contains the first appearance of any part of Moby Dick. Publisher: Harper’s New Monthly Magazine. Volume III June to November, 1851. Story appears on pages 658-665. This appearance later became Chapter 54 in Moby Dick. Binding is in modern 3/4 leather with marbled paper and is in fine condition. Paper labels. Contents clean. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #15-413. Price: $550. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lohengrin Vocal Score 1851

      Lohengrin, romantische Oper in Drei Akten - Vocal score 1851, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Hartel. First edition of the vocal score in quarter leather and marbled binding. Excellent condition, 237 pages (pages 229-236 in facsimile), 10.25 x 13 inches.

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        The House Of Seven Gables

      Ticknor, Reed and Fields 1851 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy bound without the March ads. The book is in excellent condition and is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's brown cloth with the gold lettering present on the spine. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with a nice owner's inscription to the front endpaper. There is NO marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Bruckberg, 4. X. 1851. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. An den Brockhaus-Verlag bei Übersendung des Manuskripts zu "Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbachs Leben und Wirken veröffentlicht von seinem Sohne Ludwig Feuerbach", zu dem nur noch zwei Stücke fehlten, darunter das "der Königin Caroline [.] überreichte Memoire über K. Hauser, worin F. mit seinem bekannten juristischen Scharfsinn es wahrscheinlich [.] macht, daß K. H. allerdings der sei, wofür ihn die bekannte Fama publica, namentlich in Baden, ausgegeben hat [.] Ich selbst habe an diesem Memoire dieses, aber auch nur dieses auszusetzen, daß selbst einige (frühere) Träume K. H.s zu den Indicien gezählt werden, doch dieß ist [.] gleichgültig: das Memoire gehört nothwendig zum Ganzen u. ist vielleicht in den Augen des allgemeinen Publicums das Allerwichtigste in der ganzen Sammlung [. ]." - Unveröffentlicht.

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

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

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        A Narrative of the Kaffir War of 1850 51 52

      First edition. Frontispiece & 7 plates. 8vo. Modern full morocco, gilt. 310pp. London, Pelham, Richardson,

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        Stranded Vessel for Sale - "London Packet"

      Glasgow, 1 November 1851. Packet ship broadside for the auction sale of Glasgow schooner called 'London Packet' to take place six days after this announcement, on 7 November 1851, in the harbour of the historic seaport village of St. David's situated very near to Inverkeithing, Fife. 8vo. Single leaf printed document, watermarked, measuring approximately 28 x 20 cm. An exceptionally rare example of an in situ auction for a vessel. Lovely and rare broadside from Scotland during the Golden Age of Sail to announce the sale of a Scottish packet ship which had then been recently stranded on the notorious Beamer Rock. The public auction was to begin at noon, 7 November 1851, in the harbour where the vessel sat in situ, in the historic village of St. David's. The vessel was part of the early sailing fleet of William Sloan & Co., a notable Scottish firm established in 1825 and operating the largest fleet in Glasgow by 1848. The principle owners of the firm were Scottish chemist and industrialist Charles Tennant (1768-1838) who discovered bleaching powder and founded an industrial dynasty in Scotland, and his daughter's son William Sloan who became a leading shipper. If one entertains superstition, the name "London Packet" may have carried some misfortune in this fleet. Their first vessel to bear this name was a sloop built in 1825, one of the three original vessels invested in, and was lost at sea in 1835. "London Packet (2)" was the schooner described above, built in 1837 and evidently stranded at Beamer Rock in 1851. It is not known who purchased her at the auction, but in 1854 she was sold to a J. Barrie of Arbroath. Three years later on 27 July 1857 she was abandoned in the North Sea on a fateful passage from Stettin to Ipswich. The origins of firm William Sloan & Co. date to 1825 when William Sloan, nephew of chemical manufacturer Charles Tennant, began transporting products for his uncle's company St. Rollox Chemical Works. In 1825 a group of investors had purchased three ships to transport the products from this company to Glasgow to Newcastle, Hull and London. Presumably using the firm's three vessels, Sloan operated his transport service under the name of St. Rollox Shipping Company. In 1831 William Sloan purchased a number of shares of his first ship, the Glasgow Packet. In 1848, William Sloan and Charles Tennant joined in partnership and began trading as William Sloan & Co. to augment the fleet and expand cargo and passenger service. They operated a number of schooners and sloops such as London Packet [named here], Glasgow Packet, Hope, St Rollox, Charles Tennant, John Tennant, Ann Gibson, Thames, Christina, Countess of Mar, James Paxton, Mercury, Hull Packet, Gratitude, Sibella, and others. At the beginning of the 1840's, the company owned and operated 15 vessels, and in 1848 they had the largest fleet in Glasgow, running 19 vessels. In 1851, the company purchased its first steamship, which sailed between Glasgow and London until 1859. A weekly steamer service was introduced by the company in 1852, and in the same year the WS & Co. purchased the Thames and Clyde Screw Shipping Company. Several steam vessels would be purchased and put into operation in the 1850s and into the following decades. Contemporary to this document, circa 1851/52, William Sloan & Co. also became agents for the Glasgow Screw Steam Ship Company who were offering service between Glasgow and London. In 1858 Sloan added a service from Glasgow to Belfast, Britsol and Swansea. With the increase of steamships, the original fleet of sailing vessels was steadily reduced until the last one was sold in 1866. In 1891 the firm acquired Robert Henderson & Company of Belfast. William Sloan died in 1910, his own nephew George remaining as the last survivor of the original partners. Two ships were lost to enemy action during the Great War and by 1918 only six ships were owned. After the war, vessels were purchased and operations resumed in full force. More than a century after its founding, in 1958, William Sloan & Co. was purchased by Coast Lines Ltd. Originally spelt "Bimar Rock", a tower on Beamer Rock was built in 1826 on the small rocky hazard in the Firth of Forth between Lothian and Fife, close to Port Edgar, and guards the entrance to Rosyth dockyard and the inner Forth. Only 6 metres (20 feet) high, it was intended as a day marker as it could not accommodate a light keeper. The tower had a curved wave-washed design which had been used before on the more impressive Eddystone and Bell Rock Lighthouses. A fixed white light would be mounted on the tower in 1892, forty-one years after the above described nautical incident. The light was visible for 9 nautical miles. The tower was removed in 2011. The development of the industrial harbour of St David's began in 1752 when Sir Robert Henderson, laird of Fordell, purchased a small piece of ground facing the Firth of Forth where he built a harbour for exporting coal from his Fordell pits. A village subsequently emerged, which was called St Davids. In the late twentieth century, the village would be replaced with a new modernised town called Dalgety Bay. The latter was named for the true original village on the site, preceding the village of St David's and built on the site of the 12th century St Bridget's Kirk, and removed by order of the Earls of Moray towards the end of the 18th century. Today Dalgety Bay is a dormitory suburb of Edinburgh. Less than 3 miles from St David's [now Dalgety Bay] is Inverkeithing, a town in Fife, Scotland, located on the Firth of Forth. Packet ships, packet liners, or simply packets, were sailing ships in the early 1800s which departed port on a regular schedule. The typical packet sailed between American and British ports, and the ships themselves were designed for the North Atlantic, where storms and rough seas were common. The first of the packet lines was the Black Ball Line, which began sailing between New York City and Liverpool in 1818. The sail packets were eventually replaced by steamships, and the phrase "steam packet" became common in the mid-1800s. These were the predecessor to the fast and glamorous clipper ships.

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        [Handwritten Journal of a British Traveler]: "Travels in the United States and Upper and Lower Canada in the Summer of 1851"

      Near Fine. Small folio. Quarter calf and decorated paper over boards, with lined blank blue leaves. Spine and boards both rubbed, small split at the lower joint of the front board, but sound and very good or better; internally fine. Ownership signature of the author ("Thomas V. Tyson"); later penciled note: "Ex library of Prof. Ayscouth (Leeds Univ.)." The book consists of 136 numbered pages written in ink in a very clearly legible hand undertaken in the Summer of 1851, comprising of about 50,000 words. The account begins:"Having occasion to visit New York City in the Month of July 1851 I started on a three month tour through the most populous and interesting sections of the United States and Canada, particulars of which are contained in the following pages - But first, let me attempt a description of the great metropolis of America NEW YORK."Tyson devotes the first 11 pages to a thorough and lively description of the city (note that this large and rather densely written volume probably consists of approximately four hundred words to the page). He provides an accurate and detailed physical description of the harbor ("Its appearance is generally more lively & bustling than that of Liverpool, but it arises mostly from the constant arrivals & departures of emigrants & travelers..."); the streets, and particularly Broadway ("...which contains many large, magnificent & handsome shops, indeed some of the finest in the United States. It is a very long street & tolerably straight but not as wide as it would lead a stranger to suspect."). Tyson proves himself more than a little opinionated. Around City Hall he mentions: "Chatham Street... well known to New Yorkers from the number of Jews located there, many of whom are Jewelers or Clothiers, but all of them possess the same subtlety and cunning which render them so notorious in English cities."He goes on to discourse at some length about the Bowery and especially in some detail about that "... class of young men somewhat reckless and depraved, or at all events wickedly inclined & generally intent upon mischief, especially those of the Bowery, or the 'Bowery C-Boys' ... who are usually foremost in any affray & ever present at scenes of excitement & danger. ... they are as mad and violent as Irishmen, always headstrong & unruly... ." Tyson describes New Yorkers as the best dressed people in the world, even the Irish, although it means little "...who although not a saving or provident race, always take care to have a good suit of clothes on their backs ... the most low & degraded in the city do manage, somehow or other, to dress remarkably well."The women of New York do not escape Tyson's scrutiny: "The Ladies are reported to be very beautiful creatures, but in my opinion they did not appear to be even beautiful. Some there are, certainly, whose charms are transcendent, but they are very rare, for nearly all of them are ordinary looking, thin, & delicate, with a squeamishness & affected modesty, which is pitiful to see." Unlike the lovely and rosy Englishwomen with whom he is acquainted they "...do not possess that roundness of form which is so desirable in the fair sex." However, he does concede that, like the Irish, they are well-dressed.Tyson goes on to lodge traditional complaints about the New York City waiters and publicans in oyster bars and eating saloons who are apparently abrupt, gruff, and lacking in the proper degree of servility and modesty: "You are considered to be equal only to themselves, & your birth, power, wealth or talent, make no difference in their eyes." Further: "They seem to consider any little act performed for you a noble condescension on their part, & sometimes stare at you so audaciously & with such a bull dog fierceness, that you begin to think they really would, if they possibly could, bite off your head at once, & expect your best thanks for such a commendable performance." Tyson describes the cabs, omnibuses and traffic, the continuous architectural changes, and discourses at some length on tenement life, the working poor, thieves, vagabonds, and beggars: "already the mendicants are very numerous & a source of great annoyance to the public." He expounds in detail on the depraved and unhygienic living conditions of the Irish and other foreigners. He has much to say about the energetic but uneducated young business men who work long hours but spend their scant spare time in drinking, gambling, and recklessness. And this is just in the first five pages.He further opines on the German and Dutch populations of the City - they are well-behaved and supportive of their own community; of the availability of trashy literature, mostly "...the foulest novels of the French authors, the very scum of literature; but it is eagerly sought... ." He comments at length about the profusion of oyster bars and their appearance and lavish appointments. He likes the oysters, "American oysters, generally, are large, fat & delicious" but decries the American habit of cooking them rather than eating them raw. Of the suburbs he likes Hoboken, Williamsburg, and Staten Island, but finds Brooklyn a counterpoint to Manhattan, "being almost as dirty... ." He sums up the population of the city thus: "The inhabitants of New York, generally are, as has been already mentioned, active, energetic, & persevering, but at the same time uncomfortable & restless. They are too quick, too busy, both at meals & at work."Tyson then begins a peripatetic passage through the Northeast and New England and provides the same perspective and detailed commentary on the places he visits: New London, Norwich, and Worcester, (providing brief mentions of each), on his way to Boston, to which city he devotes eight pages, a city where he is especially comfortable, comparing it to an English city or town: "The citizens incline much to British habits & are very respectful & attentive to strangers, forming a great contrast to the New Yorkers & differing from them in many respects." He mentions: "It is certainly true that some of the streets are narrow & crooked, but it is nevertheless an admirable city and a delightful place in which to reside; and any imperfection in the streets is more than compensated for by the remarkably clean state in which they are continually kept. In this respect it is far cleaner than any town I have ever seen... and no one can look upon it with dislike or speak unfavorably of it." After a survey of the architecture and the merchants of the city he mentions: "Boston is quite a literary city & will be considered as such by the perambulating stranger, who will perceive at a glance the Book Shops & Newspaper Offices are extremely numerous." Further, "Literary eminence is Boston is the test of a person's rank, & not, as in New York, abundance of wealth." He likes the women, too, comparing them to Englishwomen. He also compares the railways and horse carriages of Boston favorably to those of New York, which he rants about at some length. He mentions: "Boston is well known to be a stronghold of the abolitionists, & has amongst its population a considerable number of colored people, who generally reside together in a district bordering on Cambridge." He approves of the partial ban in the city on smoking cigars and tobacco, and devotes nearly half a page to those poor wretches forced to find refuge to smoke in the parks.From there Tyson travels by railway to Providence to which he devotes five pages, but finds little to admire in the architecture: too many wooden houses. About the city: "It has a goodly number of Colored residents, who are as in most other Cities of the free states kept to the meanest employment, & receive the meanest equivalent for their services." He finds the residents healthy and attractive, "looking much like the English. The men are robust & active & the females remarkably pretty & fresh looking." He believes the city will improve and prosper but "...the Factory people, generally, are worked as bad as, if not worse than the slaves. Fourteen hours a day... ." Leaving Providence he visits Newport (three pages) and then returns to New York.From there he takes a steamboat to Perth Amboy, makes a brief visit to Burlington, New Jersey (one page: "Considered to be the prettiest town in the State of New Jersey) in route to Philadelphia (seven pages), "one of the most regularly laid out & handsomely built in the world," and onwards to Baltimore (eight pages), both cities of which he provides a detailed description. Of Baltimore: "The city contains... a considerable number of negroes, both enslaved & free; and the stranger will now have opportunities of studying ... this dusky race." And he does, mentioning "In all probability the institution of slavery will become extinct in the Maryland in the course of a few years. In Baltimore it is fast dying away."On his return passage through Philadelphia (devoting a single page to Trenton, New Brunswick, and Newark), and on to Albany (five-and-a-half-pages), a page-and-a-half to Troy, and six pages to Saratoga Springs. A half page each to Schenectady and Utica, two pages to Syracuse, two pages to Oswego, one page to Rochester, four pages to Buffalo, and eight pages to Niagara Falls. From there he proceeds to Canada to which he devotes close to forty pages: Queenston (one page), Lake Ontario (one page), and Toronto (three pages), which reminds him much of England in architecture, dress style, and manner, then moving on to Kingston (two pages). He was particularly captivated with the Thousand Islands (seven pages): "They well deserve all the praise that has been lavished upon them for more beautiful islands are rarely seen... ." Tyson traveled on an overnight ferry along with the Lord Bishop of Toronto: "He was dressed in black & wore a peculiar hat turned up at the sides & tied there, giving him quite a clerical appearance. He was a very jovial old man for a Bishop, laughing frequently and conversing much."Montreal (nine-and-a-half pages) impressed Tyson with architecture, never mind its numerous Catholic Cathedrals: "Nearly half of the inhabitants are of French extraction & most of them are Catholic; so also are most of the Irish, who are very numerous at Montreal, & who get an accession to their numbers every year by the British Ships bound for Quebec ... Hence we may conclude that the Catholic religion will always prevail at Montreal." Quebec (eleven-and-a-half pages) in contrast Tyson found quite difficult to navigate physically due to its unusual geography: "I was quite surprised with the peculiar aspect of Quebec, which is singularly situated; part of it being on the top of a rugged & rocky mountain ... In one part of the City, I mounted, successively, 5 flights of steps; Quebec, in fact, is all up hill & down, rendering it, in my estimation, a very disagreeable place to reside in & I am at a loss to conceive how the Citizens get along the streets during the winter season."Upon returning to the United States he visits Burlington, Vermont (one page), Bellows Falls (four pages) Springfield, Massachusetts (one-half page), Hartford (two pages), and New Haven (eight pages) which he finds thoroughly beautiful and where he makes some interesting observations, among them: "The students of Yale College are in no respects different from those of other Colleges. Being quite as thoughtless & quite as jovial. One Sunday evening, just at dusk, I heard a group of them singing the very popular negro song 'Poor Old Ned'. It was sung with great gusto & with great vehemence & evidentially without any regard for the Sabbath Eve. There has recently been a fierce & disgraceful fight between some of these students and the Fireman of the City. It originated thus: - the students & Firemen met each other on the footpath of the Park, & a student, probably thinking that Fireman had no business there pushed one of them rudely away. This was, of course, resented by his companions, and a regular melee ensued."Returning to Massachusetts he visits Lynn (one-half page), Salem (one-and-a-half pages), Newburyport (about six pages), and Lowell, where he mentions the many female mill workers: "This is called the 'City of Spindles' from the number of Factories which it contains. It is the Manchester of the United States & employs a considerable number of females, hundreds of whom may be seen, during the dinner hour, going to & fro, dressed very neatly & very modest & affecting in appearance."Finally Tyson completes his journey (or at least his journal) via Steamboat to Charleston, South Carolina (four pages), where his observations make a fine contrast to his more northerly travels. He notes "Although the metropolis is a slave state, there is not much to offend the eye in Charleston. The slaves are tolerably well looked after & many of them clad very decently. They seemed to me to be a quiet & contented set, but their quietness & contentment, in all probability, from the state of ignorance in which they are kept. Their owners know that 'knowledge is power' & they consequently take very great care that the poor slaves possess neither. I saw some, not many though, whose habiliments were so wretched & themselves worn out with labor, decrepit & unsightly -- such objects it would be well to remove from the public eye... as there is a workhouse in the place they ought to retire there in their old age & end their days in quietness."Tyson goes on to describe a local law where British subjects with black skin are imprisoned if visiting Charleston, and if they do not pay for their own incarceration are "... sold at once into slavery... ." After mentioning various epidemics caused by the climate, particularly Yellow Fever, the Journal abruptly ends. With no removed pages, and the last third of the journal blank, one wonders what prompted the energetic Tyson to abandon his ruminations. While we could not identify Tyson beyond contradiction, we believe we have run him to ground. A death certificate exists for Thomas Tyson (1816-1896), an omnibus driver who died in the Walton Workhouse outside of Liverpool, and as our Thomas Tyson closely observes the omnibus service in each city he visited, and as he references Liverpool on several occasions in the text, we think it at least likely he is the same man. Additionally a Letter to the Editor by the aforementioned Thomas Tyson, about the lot of omnibus drivers, appeared in both the Pall Mall Gazette and The New York Times in 1883, and reveals an intelligent and literate correspondent. If this is indeed our Thomas Tyson he would have been about 35 when he made his visit to America.An excellently observed, intelligent, extremely lively, and opinionated journal, one could quote many more interesting passages, and it is certainly of a quality that might invite publication.

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        Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route By the Author of "Forty Days in The Desert "

      London, Virtue & Co., 1851 1st edition. Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. In full dark maroon morocco leather binding. Raised banding, gilt lettering and gilt decorations to spine, with gilt panelled decorations and 'elephant' vignette to front. Gilt decorative board edging and inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities; corners and edges of boards, raised banding and edges of spine. Endpapers darkened, small chip to leading edge of front endpaper. Steel plates darkened with some heavy foxing, some minor darkening to pages opposite, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 256pp. 28 Steel engravings including frontis, decorative title page and Map. Plus 23 Woodcut illustrations within text.

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        Geologie der Schweiz. Erster Band Mittelzone und südliche Nebenzone; Zweiter Band Nördliche Nebenzone der Alpen. Jura und Hügelland. Mite Gebirgsdurchschnitten und einer geologischen Übersichtskarte (farbig gedruckt, mehrfach ausfaltbar)

      Bern und Zürich, Stämpflische / Schulthess., 1851-1853. - IV, 1 Bl., 485 S., zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und 1 farbigen Faltkarte; VII, 497 S., zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text. Erste Ausgabe des ersten Übersichtswerk über die Geologie der Schweiz in ordentlichem Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel auf und verso Titel. Unterschiedlich gebunden. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 8° Halbleine, bzw. Halbleder der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Papierrückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Ste Pélagie, 2. X. 1851. - 8vo. 3½ pp. on bifolium. To an unnamed addressee ("cher et ancien collègue"). Proudhon had been transferred to Sainte-Pélagie, near his family; for him it was like being a prisoner in his own room, since he was not even allowed his three days of monthly leave. He could only see his wife and talk to her from his window. "[.] Comme si j’étais aux arrêts dans ma chambre [.] J’ai répondu que je me considérais comme prisonnier de guerre, non comme coupable mis en pénitence; que je sortais sur parole, c’est-à-dire sous la condition de rentrer à l’heure dite, et de ne me mêler en rien à la politique [.] et que je n’entendais subir aucune prescription qui pût changer le caractère de la détention politique, telle que je la conçois et la comprends. [In the ministry,] on veut absolument que je sois un criminel, et que je me tienne pour tel. Si on use de modération envers ma personne, [.] c’est qu’on espère obtenir ma conversion. Prisonnier de guerre! Cela sonne mal aux oreilles du Gouvernement, qui, comme l’Église, se croit infaillible, et hors de lui, ne voit qu’erreur et délit [.]". - Furthermore, he talks about the role of fathers in society and of wives: "[Je suis] double père de famille [.] avec la plénitude de l’existence, il me semble que j’ai acquis une plénitude de volonté, de force, et d’idée, que nul célibataire n’obtiendra jamais. [.] ce qui a fait la force incomparable du Peuple Romain, pendant 6 siècles, c’est que ces gens-là, soldats, consuls, sénateurs, etc., étaient tous pères de famille; [.] nous n’avons plus ce caractère. On se marie par intérêt, ou par amour; on se marie pour être riche, ou pour nager dans la volupté. Double erreur, double insulte au mariage. [Women should be] simples, matrones, laborieuses, sévères, retirées, modestes, et soumises [.] Il n’y a plus de pères de famille en France: et je vois approcher le jour où la France ne sera plus une nation [.]. - On headed paper.

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        Guild of Literature and Art

      1851 - Prospectus of a new endowment, in connection with an insurance company, for the benefit of men of letters and artists. First edition. 8vo. Original unstitched self-wrappered 16-page booklet. London, Bradbury & Evans. The Guild of Literature and Art was an institution established by Dickens and Edward Bulwer Lytton for the benefit of authors, actors and artists who fall upon hard times. This Prospectus was never 'published' as such; instead it was distributed to members of the Guild. Condition is very good, there are three small stab holes near the spine, indicating that this was once bound into something and there is wear along the 'spine', (which is to say the fold of the outer most leaf). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bosquejo de Costa Rica

      La Nación Ingresar Registrarme Suscribirme SUSCRIBIRME Inicio El País Puro Deporte Sucesos Economía Opinión Viva El Mundo Ciencia Tecnología Data Diálogos Áncora Revista Dominical Teleguía Brandvoice Somos Célebres Videos Blogs Negocios Publicaciones Emisoras Productos GN Anúnciese Estados Financieros Condiciones de uso Políticas de privacidad Archivo El bosquejo de Felipe Hace 160 años En 1851, en Nueva York, se publicó el primer libro de historia acerca de Costa Rica 6 noviembre, 2011 Pantalla completa Reproducir 1 de 2 B osquejo de la República de Costa Rica seguido de apuntamientos para su historia con varios mapas, vistas y retratos es el extenuante título de la versión definitiva del libro fundacional de nuestro pasado. Lo escribió Felipe Molina Bedoya, un ilustre intelectual guatemalteco que dedicó los últimos quince años de su vida al servicio del Estado costarricense. Buch ist innen mit einigen Flecken versehen (s. Bilder). Auf der Vorderseite oben rechts ein Fleck (s. Bild). Rückseite mit Streifen. Karten und Panoramabilder komplett. Im Zweifel bitte anfragen! In case of any doubt please ask before purchase. I speak spanish too.

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        Handbuch zur Kenntniß Ungarns, ferner: Siebenbürgens, der serbischen Woiwodschaft, des Temescher Banates, Slavoniens, Croatiens, der k. k. Militairgrenze und des ungarischen Litorales. : in historisch-geographisch-statistischer, in topographischer, ökonomischer, industrieller und commercieller Beziehung, insbesondere mit einer erschöpfenden Darstellung der ganzen Auswanderungsangelegenheit, und für Auswanderer nach jenen Ländern speziell eingerichtet und verfaßt / von Julian Chownitz (J. Chowanetz)

      Bamberg Buchner\'sche Buchhandlung, 1851. Mit einer gefalteten lithographischen Karte und 8 Falttabellen. 8° Halbleinenband der Zeit mit Rückenschild Engelmann 1004,- Umfangreiche Beschreibung Gebiets, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Auswanderungsmöglichkeiten für Auswanderer. Das letzte Kapitel mit einem Vergleich der Möglichkeiten für Neuansiedler in den USA und Ungarn. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Guild of Literature and Art

      Prospectus of a new endowment, in connection with an insurance company, for the benefit of men of letters and artists. First edition. 8vo. Original unstitched self-wrappered 16-page booklet. London, Bradbury & Evans.

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        1851 1ed Schoolcraft Indian Tribes Illustrated Native American Creek Languages

      Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, 1851. First edition - 1851 1ed Schoolcraft Indian Tribes Illustrated Native American Creek Languages Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was an early American ethnologist and expert on Native American culture. He was well-known for his Congress-commissioned study on United States Indian tribes beginning in 1851. The content of this set was considered ‘valuable scholarship’ by critics and included accurate illustrations by Eastman. In order to make the work more accessible, the Smithsonian Institute added an index in 1954. This work is considered the most extensive work on Native Americans published in the 19th-century, and, according to Field contains “a vast mass of really valuable information and has indeed performed a very important service for Indian history, in collecting and preserving an immense amount of historic data. Vocabularies of Indian languages, grammatical analyses, legends of various tribes, biographies of chiefs and warriors, narratives of captivities, histories of Indian wars, emigrations, and theories of their origin, are all related and blended in an extraordinary manner.” This part depicts the geography and landscape of the plains Indians, language, arts and tools, traditions, hunting and food preparation, medicine, and much more! Field notes "A very large number of beautiful steel engravings, representative of some phase of Indian life and customs, are contained in the work, but the most valuable of its illustrations are the drawings of weapons, domestic utensils, instruments of gaming and amusement, sorcery and medicine, objects of worship, their sculpture, paintings, and fortifications, pictograph writing, dwellings, and every form of antiquities" Item number: #1961 Price: $1500 SCHOOLCRAFT, Henry Rowe Historical and statistical information, respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States. Part I. Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, 1851. First edition Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [xviii], [13]-568 o Illustrated with 76 plates • References: Sabin 77849; Field, 353; Howes S 183; • Provenance: Bookplate – Edward Willard Deming • Language: English • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure • Size: ~13.25in X 10.75in X 2.5in (33.5cm x 27.5cm x 6.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1961 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MODO DI DIRIGERE I PALLONI AEROSTATICI.

      Tipografia di Pietro Agnelli, 1851. In-8 p. (mm. 195x126), mz. pelle coeva, tit. oro al dorso, conservata brossura orig., pp. 21, con 1 tavola, litografata e più volte ripieg. f.t., che illustra un areostato composto di 3 parti: il pallone - il telaio - il timone. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Boffito, pp.162-163: "L'A. era ingegnere architetto, e dimostra una certa originalità in questo suo volumetto, dove fa pure alcune buone osservazioni sovra i sistemi di dirigibilità, specialmente sull'uso inutile delle vele. Il suo sistema si appoggia al principio d'approfittare dell'urto che riceve dall'aria un corpo che cade nell'atmosfera. Oggi si direbbe che il Cernuschi cercò di accoppiare l'aeroplano al dirigibile, il più pesante al più leggero.. Quanto alla salita propone una mongolfiera ad aria rarefatta, ossia a fuoco, protetta però da rete metallica.. perchè più facilmente maneggevole, e per non essere in balia del vento manovra il telaio piano in senso contrario a quello di discesa, cioè se la vela in discesa è inclinata verso levante, in salita per continuare lo stesso cammino dovrà essere inclinata a ponente. Pensa poi che il telaio coll'albero possa servire di paracadute..". Solo qualche lieviss. fioritura, altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        A Tour in South Africa

      with Notices of Natal, Mauritius, Madagascar, Ceylon, Egypt and Palestine.First edition. Frontispiece, folding coloured map & 5 plates, with 2 illustrations in text. 8vo. Modern half morocco, gilt. xii, 492,16ads.pp. London, John Snow,

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

      First edition. 2 vols in 1. Four hand-coloured & 5 tinted lithographs, with 3 further woodcut plates. 8vo. Original cloth, minor wear. xii, 244, v, 248pp. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.

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        NATURALIS HISTORIAE VOL III IV V VI

      HAMBURGI ET GOTHAE: FRIDERICI ET ANDREAE PERTHES, 1851 1955. RILEGATO. BUONO. 15 22. USATO

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Köln, 16. VII. 1851.

      1851. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884): "Meinen besten Dank [...] für die freundliche u. schmeichelhafte u. interessante Zusendung. Ich habe Ihr Gedicht mit vielem Vergnügen gelesen, es enthält spannende und musikalische Situationen. Wenn ich nicht näher darauf eingehe u. es Ihnen beifolgend wieder zusende, so geschieht dies hauptsächlich weil ich mit einer Arbeit beschäftigt bin, welche mich noch Jahr u. Tag in Anspruch nimmt. Auf so weit hin wird es mir aber unmöglich mir u. vollends einem Autor gegenüber irgend eine künstlerische Verpflichtung zu übernehmen - es bleibt mir daher nur übrig Ihrem Werk einen guten Komponisten zu wünschen [...]". - Ferdinand von Hiller war ab 1850 Stadtkapellmeister in Köln, wo er zudem bis 1884 dem Konservatorium vorstand.

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        Historical and Statistical Information Respecting the History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States (Parts 1 & 2)

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1851, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The first two volumes of a series of six. Original full morocco with ornate gilt stamping and edges and apparent original star-patterned white endpapers edged in gilt, binding apparently unrestored. First edition. (Both published by L. and Grambo, not later imprint. Vol. 1 with full title. Sabin L. 77849, Howes S-183.) Very Good, internally better, very clean and bright. Covers rubbed, spines darkened and a bit stained, worn at extremities (especially foot of Vol. 1) and along edges with exposed tips. Gift inscription on both volumes' title pages. Vol. 1 cover splitting along gutter but binding intact. A disorganized, beautifully-illustrated, bewildering array of observations on Native North Americans commissioned by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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        Rare Broadside for the Auction Sale of Glasgow Schooner Called 'London Packet', Stranded at Treacherous Beamer Rock.

      Glasgow, 1 November 1851, 1851. Packet ship broadside for the auction sale of Glasgow schooner called 'London Packet' to take place six days after this announcement, on 7 November 1851, in the harbour of the historic seaport village of St. David's situated very near to Inverkeithing, Fife. 8vo. Single leaf printed document, watermarked, measuring approximately 28 x 20 cm. Slight creasing, one unobtrusive small chip to lower margin, otherwise in Very Good condition, presenting an exceptionally rare example of an in-situ auction for a vessel. Lovely and rare broadside from Scotland during the Golden Age of Sail to announce the sale of a Scottish packet ship which had then been recently stranded on the notorious Beamer Rock. The public auction was to begin at noon, 7 November 1851, in the harbour where the vessel sat in situ, in the historic village of St. David's. The vessel was part of the early sailing fleet of William Sloan & Co., a notable Scottish firm established in 1825 and operating the largest fleet in Glasgow by 1848..

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