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        The Photographic Art Journal, Volume 1, No 1-6 [January-June, 1851]

      New York: W.B. Smith, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo, 380 pp. Recently rebound in quarter leather with marbled boards, with new endpapers and with title page and frontispiece supplied in facsimile. Two portraits bound in, three others lacking; additional illustrations in the text. Mild foxing in the text; more on the plates. The Photographic Art Journal was the second photographic trade journal published in the United States, following shortly behind the Daguerreian Journal, which began publication in November 1850. Edited by Henry Hunt Snelling, the Photographic Art Journal included profiles of prominent photographers (the first issue features Matthew Brady), technical articles relating to both daguerreotype and collodion processes (many reprinted from European journals), and essays on the artistic aspects of photography. According to The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Photography, "The journal's view of photography aligned it more with the fine arts than the scientific approach to photography advanced [in other journals]. 'Photography," Snelling wrote, was viewed 'too much as a mechanical occupation….In too many instances men enter into it because they can get nothing else to do; without the least appreciation of its merits as an art of refinement, without the taste to guide them and without the love and ambition to study more than its practical applications." An important source for the history of the development of photography as both a skilled trade and artistic medium in the United States; scarce in commerce.

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        Lithograph Titled:] Novo Arkhangelsk. Na Severozapadnom Beregu Ameriki [i.e. New Archangel. On the North-West Coast of America]

      Lith. of Prokhorov, St. Petersburg 1851 - Lithograph 23x33,5 cm mounted on the original mount leaf 24,5x35 cm, with lithographed title and date on the lower margin of the album leaf. Three flattened creases on the upper margin of the lithograph, the album leaf with cut margins, strengthened with paper on verso, but otherwise a very good copy of this rare print. Historically important view of New Archangel from a very rare «outstanding» (Lada-Mocarski) Atlas of the Northwest shores of America from Bering Strait to Cape Corrientes and of the Aleutian Islands? (St. Petersburg, 1852) compiled by Mikhail Tebenkov, an excellent Russian naval officer and surveyor, who was the governor of Russian America and the Chief Administrator of the Russian American-Company in 1845-1850. The view is very rare and is not present in all copies of the atlas which usually contains 40 maps: «A few copies of the Atlas have inserted, at the end, a lithographic view of the Port and City of New Archangel (Sitka), dated 1851» (Lada-Mocarski, 137). The lithograph shows the panorama of Sitka harbour with the Governor's residence on the right (the flag of the Russian-American company waving above), churches and administrative buildings scattered along the shore, four Russian naval ships in the harbor, and the forest and snow covered hills of the Baranof Island in the background. The Tebenkov atlas «is an outstanding and painstaking work by a naval officer and hydrographer who spent 25 years in Alaska and the North Pacific, reaching the highest position in the Russian-American colonies, that of Chief Administrator. During this time he used every opportunity of his own travels in this sea and land space to collect the necessary data; he also instructed his subordinates to do likewise» (Lada-Mocarski, 137). Bibliography (about the Atlas in general): Wickersham 5921, Arctic Bibliography 26641; Phillips, vol. 1, no. 1229.

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        Geschichte des Benedictiner-Stiftes Melk in Niederösterreich, seiner Besitzungen und Umgebungen. - Erster Band: Geschichte des Stiftes.

      Wien, Beck,, 1851 - XII, 1166 Seiten, 1 Bl., 26 Seiten Nachträge und 21 Abbildungen von Römersteinen, Siegeln und Bauwerken auf 8 Tafeln Einband etwas berieben und angestaubt, unbeschnitten, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1700 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Über Schusswunden , verbunden mit einem Berichte über die in Grossh. Militär-Lazareth zu Darmstadt behandelten Verwundeten vom Sommer 1849. Grossherzogl. Hessischer Militärarzt.

      Giessen: Verlag von Ernst Heinemann ( Heyer`s Universitätsbuchhandlung), 1851 - 160 Seiten. Mit 2 lithographirten Tafeln. Guter Zustand. Der Lederrücken berieben, Einband etwas beschabt. Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. " K.u.k. Militärärztliche Bibliothek" Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1111 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleder [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        INTRODUZIONE A L'ETUDE DE LA GEOGRAPHIE

      VUILLEMI ALEXANDER INTRODUZIONE A L'ETUDE DE LA GEOGRAPHIE LANGLUME 1851 In-4°, mezza tela beige, carta marmorizzata ai piatti coeva,. Con 50 belle tavole di carte geografiche dai confini colorati e finemente incisi in rame, ciascuna inquadrata da elegante cornice ornamentale di gusto neoclassico, con titoli della carte inquadrate da cartigli. Ottimo esemplare di questo bell'atlante. Mezza tela

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        Woerterbuch der japanischen Sprache. Erste Lieferung. Alles erschienene

      In Commission bei Carl Gerold und Sohn. Gedruckt bei den P.P. Mechitharisten, Wien 1851 - Erstausgabe 26 x 33,5 cm, 12 Seiten Vorrede, 159 Seiten Hauptteil, buchbinderisch in 1 a Qualität gebunden, originaler Broschureinband mit eingebunden, in neuem marmorierten Halbleinenband, Papier an den Ecken benutzerbedingt leicht knittrig, sonst sauber und frei von Anmerkungen. Insgesamt ein schönes Exemplar. Zitat Antiquariat Fetzer: "Die japanischen Zeichen (1034) wurden auf 79 (für die letzten Wörter erschien keine Tafel mit den japanischen Zeichen) Tafeln lithographiert, die gegenüberliegende Seite zeigt die lateinische Umschrift, Erläuterungen, die deutsche und die englische Bedeutung. Wegen der hohen Kosten wurde das Projekt nach der ersten Lieferung eingestellt. Grundlage für die Arbeit waren u.a das von Siebold unter dem Titel thesaurus linguae japonicae lithographierte Wörterbuch, das Wörterbuch von Collado und einige holländische Wörterbücher" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [drop-title] El currutaco por alambique.

      [colophon: Mexico: Impreso por Luis Abadiano, 1851]. Two exemplars of this four-page printing of Gómez Marín's satirical 18th-century poem (Mexico, 1799) called El currutaco por alambique or "The Dandy Distilled," printed on one full-size folio sheet (48 x 33 cm; 19" x 13") which was then folded but never cut or put into wrappers. The text is printed in double-column format and at the top of the first page of each exemplar is => a woodcut of a dandy, hat elegantly set and walking stick a'flourish, standing apparently not uncomfortably in a cauldron (alembic) over a fire being stoked by two devils.    Dandyism was a "hot topic" in Spain at the end of the 18th century and Gómez Marín, more famous for his Defensa guadalupana . . . contra la disertacion de D. Juan Bautista Muñoz, clearly shows dandyism and reaction to it had spread to Mexico as well, with this printing showing that it was still of interest and a pleasing target half a century later. Obviously also as a point of continuing interest, the work deals with => the strained relationships between Europeans and Mexicans and the social and racial hierarchy in Mexico.    => A great teaching item for multiple reasons.    We find => no copy of it via the online databases, not even the Sutro's OPAC.         Sutro, pp. 866–67. Folded, never trimmed or the two copies separated. Minor pinhole type worming, a sliver of old instain along one edge, and a very few small spots of foxing. Very good, in fact => virtually pristine.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        The Comic Almanack for 1835-1853: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest...By Rigdum Funnidos, Gent

      London: Imprinted for Charles Tilt and later Tilt and Bogue, etc., 1851. First edition, third issue of 1848 issue. Each with from 6-12 full-page monthly plates and other illustrations by Cruikshank, 4 with fold-out color frontispieces (1850-1853). 19 vols. 12mo. Bound in half tan morocco and blue and brown marbled boards, black leather labels, t.e.g. Fine, spines slightly sunned. Cruikshank, George. First edition, third issue of 1848 issue. Each with from 6-12 full-page monthly plates and other illustrations by Cruikshank, 4 with fold-out color frontispieces (1850-1853). 19 vols. 12mo. A Delightful Complete Set of Cruikshank's Comic Almanacs. A complete run of these amusing volumes, quintessential Cruikshank. Cohn 184 pp. 59-63

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        AN EXCURSION TO CALIFORNIA OVER THE PRAIRIE, ROCKY MOUNTAINS, AND GREAT SIERRA NEVADA. WITH A STROLL THROUGH THE DIGGINGS AND RANCHES OF THAT COUNTRY

      London, 1851. Two volumes. 342; 334pp. plus leaf of advertisements. Modern half sheep and paper boards, maroon gilt morocco labels. Internally clean. Very good. Like so many Englishmen of his era, Kelly took a dim view of the civilization in the United States. Nonetheless, his narrative is a rich and detailed account of his journey overland to the gold fields in 1849, and his subsequent account of life in California has been called "lively and interesting." The first volume is devoted to the author's trip from Liverpool to New York and overland to California. WAGNER-CAMP 200:1. COWAN, p.235. MATTES 515. MINTZ 269. ROCQ 15895. FLAKE 4569. GRAFF 2298. HOWES K68, "aa." STREETER SALE 2670. KURUTZ 370a. WHEAT GOLD RUSH 115. EBERSTADT 115:1036. HOWELL 50:563. VAIL, GOLD FEVER, p.19. SABIN 37321.

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        Organisation et physiologie de l'homme expliquées à l'aide de figures coloriées, découpées et superposées

      (8), 382, (1)pp., 10pl. Paris, chez l'auteur, 1851, in-8, (8), 382, (1)pp, 10pl, demi-chagrin rouge de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, 6° édition. 10 planches coloriées à la main avec parties mobiles, gravées par Lemaître. On trouve en fin de volume une "Indication des premiers secours à donner aux malades et aux blessés". Quelques rousseurs.

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        The Comic Almanack for 1835-1853: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest...By Rigdum Funnidos, Gent

      London: Imprinted for Charles Tilt and later Tilt and Bogue, etc., 1851. First edition, third issue of 1848 issue. Each with from 6-12 full-page monthly plates and other illustrations by Cruikshank, 4 with fold-out color frontispieces (1850-1853). 19 vols. 12mo. Bound in half tan morocco and blue and brown marbled boards, black leather labels, t.e.g. Fine, spines slightly sunned. Cruikshank, George. First edition, third issue of 1848 issue. Each with from 6-12 full-page monthly plates and other illustrations by Cruikshank, 4 with fold-out color frontispieces (1850-1853). 19 vols. 12mo. A Delightful Complete Set of Cruikshank's Comic Almanacs. A complete run of these amusing volumes, quintessential Cruikshank. Cohn 184 pp. 59-63

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        Lengthy Autographed Letter Signed about Dentistry and the early use of Chloroform

      Cheraw, SC, 1851. unbound. 4 pages (front and back), each two-page spread measuring 10.5 x 16.5 inches, Cheraw, South Carolina, Jan. 6, 1851, to Dr. Rufus Woodward, in small part: "...I gave chloroform in a few small operations which I have recently performed and some of the other Dr.'s are glad to make a handle of anything against me -- came out in the strongest denunciation in itself...and also as doing violence to the laws of nature and natures God. I made no reply to them other than by giving chloroform as often as an opportunity presented...Several persons, some of whom the most respected in the South came to me to pull their teeth saying 'the dentists all refuse to give them chloroform.' I never refused to do it for it gave me an opportunity of proving the good of chloroform and also of making $2.00. I have pulled a hat full of teeth at $2.00 a tooth -- $1.00 is the regular per for extraction a tooth...but as I am not a Dentist...and I do not care about the business...I charge them double. This I suppose would make them go to their own dentists -- but they like the chloroform too well..." Partial separation of the folds by the margins, slight chipping at the bottom of the pages with the loss of two words; fragile but neatly written, easy to read, and in good condition. Note: most surviving correspondence of Dr. Cornelius Kollock has long been collected by Historical Societies and Institutions with few items remaining in private hands. Provenance: The Rufus Woodward Archive -- sold at Alexander Autographs Feb. 2007. American surgeon and gynecologist who studied in Paris under Mssrs. Gerhard, Michel and Ricord and became one of the earliest proponents in the use of Chloroform. His groundbreaking and innovative surgical procedures is said to have saved thousands of lives and extended the lifespan of thousands more.

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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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        VESTIGES OF OLD LONDON. A Series of Etchings from Original Drawings, Illustrative of the Monuments and Architecture of London. In the First, Fourth, Twelfth and Six Succeeding Centuries.

      London, David Bogue, 1851.. With Descriptions and Historical Notices. 1851. HAND COLOURED COPY, printed on good quality heavy stock. Folio, approximately 375 x 280 mm, 14½ x 11 inches, 37 etched plates by John Archer, including frontispiece, 33 hand coloured plus 4 uncloured plates of small monuments, signs etc, unpaginated, 158 pages, bound in half morocco, cloth covers, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, central gilt coat of arms in wreath to covers, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Rebacked with old spine relaid, binding rubbed, slight fading and marks to covers, corners worn, shelf wear to edges, 1 plate affected by foxing, some age-browning to the blank side of plates and an occasional page, occasional small stain to margins, small closed tear neatly repaired to 1 lower margin, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Collezione di moda.

      1851. Raccolta di 20 volumi editi tra il 1851 ed il 1888, di formato in-4 ed in-folio, in legatura coeva ed in buono stato di conservazione complessivo. Si tratta di un'intera collezione di pubblicazioni francesi dedicate alla moda che conta complessivamente 1144 tavole a colori. Lista dettagliata a richiesta.

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        [drop-title] El currutaco por alambique.

      Two exemplars of this four-page printing of Gómez Marín's satirical 18th-century poem (Mexico, 1799) called El currutaco por alambique or "The Dandy Distilled," printed on one full-size folio sheet (48 x 33 cm; 19" x 13") which was then folded but never cut or put into wrappers. The text is printed in double-column format and at the top of the first page of each exemplar is => a woodcut of a dandy, hat elegantly set and walking stick a'flourish, standing apparently not uncomfortably in a cauldron (alembic) over a fire being stoked by two devils. Dandyism was a "hot topic" in Spain at the end of the 18th century and Gómez Marín, more famous for his Defensa guadalupana . . . contra la disertacion de D. Juan Bautista Muñoz, clearly shows dandyism and reaction to it had spread to Mexico as well, with this printing showing that it was still of interest and a pleasing target half a century later. Obviously also as a point of continuing interest, the work deals with => the strained relationships between Europeans and Mexicans and the social and racial hierarchy in Mexico. => A great teaching item for multiple reasons. We find => no copy of it via the online databases, not even the Sutro's OPAC.

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        Das geistliche Jahr

      Nebst einem Anhang religiöser Gedichte. Stuttgart und Tübingen, J. G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1851. Kl.-8vo. 1 Bl., Drucktitel, VIII, 286 S. Schlichter späterer Leinenband, Vollgoldschnitt Rücken fachmännisch unter Verwendung eines Bruchstücks des Orig.-Pappbandes erneuert. Arens 18 Slg. Borst 392. - Erste Ausgabe selten. Herausgeber der posthumen Veröffentlichung ist der Münsteraner Professor C. B. Schlüter (in Zusammenarbeit mit W. Junkmann), mit dem die Droste eine enge Freundschaft verband. Sie hatte ihm die erste Hälfte der Handschrift (Neujahr bis Ostermontag) schon einige Jahre vor ihrem Tod mit dem Auftrag der Veröffentlichung geschenkt. "In ihrem Nachlasse fanden sich auf nicht ganz drei Bogen die siebenunddreissig Gedichte der zweiten Hälfte zusammengedrängt, meist wie in größter Eile geschrieben und zum Theil mit Lesarten und Verbesserungen übersäet". Junkmann und Schlüter fügten dem "Geistlichen Jahr" auch noch die Jugendgedichte "Geistliche Lieder" bei. - Aus dem Vorbesitz des Dichters Wilhelm von Scholz mit dessen von (Walther) Caspari 1897 geschaffenen Exlibris im Innendeckel. - Durchgängig etwas stockfleckig, Titelei etwas stärker. Der üblicherweise nach den 8 Seiten Inhaltsverzeichnis und Einleitung gebundene Zwischentitel ist hier als "Vortitel" vorgebunden. Das letzte (unbedruckte) Blatt fehlt.

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        [Lithograph Titled:] Novo Arkhangelsk. Na Severozapadnom Beregu Ameriki [i.e. New Archangel. On the North-West Coast of America]

      St. Petersburg: Lith. of Prokhorov, 1851. Lithograph 23x33,5 cm mounted on the original mount leaf 24,5x35 cm, with lithographed title and date on the lower margin of the album leaf. Three flattened creases on the upper margin of the lithograph, the album leaf with cut margins, strengthened with paper on verso, but otherwise a very good copy of this rare print. Historically important view of New Archangel from a very rare «outstanding» (Lada-Mocarski) Atlas of the Northwest shores of America from Bering Strait to Cape Corrientes and of the Aleutian Islands… (St. Petersburg, 1852) compiled by Mikhail Tebenkov, an excellent Russian naval officer and surveyor, who was the governor of Russian America and the Chief Administrator of the Russian American-Company in 1845-1850. The view is very rare and is not present in all copies of the atlas which usually contains 40 maps: «A few copies of the Atlas have inserted, at the end, a lithographic view of the Port and City of New Archangel (Sitka), dated 1851» (Lada-Mocarski, 137). The lithograph shows the panorama of Sitka harbour with the Governor's residence on the right (the flag of the Russian-American company waving above), churches and administrative buildings scattered along the shore, four Russian naval ships in the harbor, and the forest and snow covered hills of the Baranof Island in the background. The Tebenkov atlas «is an outstanding and painstaking work by a naval officer and hydrographer who spent 25 years in Alaska and the North Pacific, reaching the highest position in the Russian-American colonies, that of Chief Administrator. During this time he used every opportunity of his own travels in this sea and land space to collect the necessary data; he also instructed his subordinates to do likewise» (Lada-Mocarski, 137). Bibliography (about the Atlas in general): Wickersham 5921, Arctic Bibliography 26641; Phillips, vol. 1, no. 1229.

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        The Pictorial Field-Book of The Revolution

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1851. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Tall octavo. First edition. The Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution, or illustrations by pen and pencil of the history, biography, scenery, relics, and traditions of war for independence. Several hundred engravings on wood by Lossing and Barritt, chiefly from original sketches by the author. Bound by Brentanos in three quarter maroon marocco, cloth boards, spine gilt decoration of the U.S. Military shield, gilt title, raised bands, marbled endpaper. Fine.

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        Entwickelungsgeschichte der Seele des Kindes.

      Wien, Carl Haas 1851. 134 S., grüner Leinenband d.Zt. im Romantikerstil, Einbandblindprägung, Voll-Goldschnitt. Frisches, nahezu fleckenfreies Expl. \"Erste Ausgabe. J.E. Löbisch (1795-1853) war Spezialist für Frauen- und Kinderkrankheiten; er war der Nachfolger von Anton Gölis am Wiener \"\"Kinderkrankeninstitut\"\", der ersten unentgeltlichen Klinik für kranke Kinder. Das Erscheinen dieses Buches wird heute als \"\"Geburtsstunde der Kinderpsychologie\"\" (E. Wiesbauer) bezeichnet.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Pädagogik, Kinderpsychologie, Pädiatrie

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1851 , 4th Edition (Smith 4/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1851 Lillywhite Guide. A decade before Wisden started. 4th Edition in Orignal Paperback Form The covers are a bit dark with some loss to the edges and rounding of the corners, it is tightly bound although some loss of paper to the spine, the internal pages are clean and very presentable and pre dates Wisden. Rare.

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        JOHANN ADAM KLEIN (1792 - 1875). "Neapolitanisches Fiaker-Fuhrwerk". Blick auf eine Uferstraße bei Neapel, vorne fährt nach links ein zweiräderiger, zweispänniger Calesso, besetzt mit dem Fuhrmann und dem peitschenschwingenden Calessaro, dazu eine Frau mit Kind und zwei weitere Passagiere, rechts eine hohe Uferbebauung, links Ausblick zur Insel Capri.

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

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        Original-Ansichten von Deutschland nach der Natur aufgenommen. Mit einem historisch topographischen Text. Band 9.

      Darmstadt, Lange 1851. Priv. Halbledereinband. 4°. Kantenhöhe ca. 27,5cm. Mit 52 Stahlstichtafeln und gest. Titelblatt (vollständig) und 38 Bl. mit Text. -Einbd. ber. u. best., Ldr. beschabt, mrm. Deckelüberzug teils beschädigt, durchgehend stockfleckig. Unter den Ansichten: Graz, Trient, Mölk, Linz, Salzkammergut, Znaym, Sterzing, Bregenz, Kufstein, Riva, Dürrenstein, Krems a.d. Donau, Baden bei Wien, Brixen, Marienberg und Fürstenburg, Rattenberg in Tyrol, Stadt Hall, Gastein, Steyr, Chruburg, Fragenstein und andere. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Tirol, Ansichtenwerk, Graphik, alte Drucke.

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        Geology and Industrial Resources of California, To Which is Added the Official Reports of Genls. Persifer F. Smith and B. Riley--Including the Reports of Lieuts. Talbot, Ord, Derby and Williamson, of their Explorations in California and Oregon; and also of their Examinations of Routes for Rail Road Communication Eastward from those Countries

      Wm. Minifie & Co, Baltimore 1851 - Second and preferred edition, with the addition of a 34-page introduction (first issued as a Senate document in 1850). Original boards, rebacked with new cloth spine. Complete with 3 folding maps and 9 folding plates (a few with minor marginal chips or tears). Binding sound, text clean. Based on a four-month stay in California, this was one of the earliest works of scientific value to emerge from the California gold rush. Very little was known about the region's geology at the time gold was discovered, and the demand for information was significant. Tyson "described the western flank of the Sierras as consisting of a vast mass of metamorphic and hypogene rocks stretching from the Sacramento Valley to the axis of the mountains. The metamorphic rocks, mainly slates, contained the veins of auriferous quartz, through the breaking down of which has been derived the gold found in the gravels of the ravines" (Merrill, Contributions to the History of American Geology). According to Merrill, in his eagerness to counterbalance wildly exaggerated claims about the richness of the mines, Tyson actually underestimated their value, warning that "the chances were almost wholly against [the veins] containing gold in proportion that would pay expenses." Kurutz 643b; Howes T-455, Cowan p. 648. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medizinische Neuigkeiten, ein Intelligenz-Blatt für praktische Ärzte. Wöchentliche Mittheilungen von Tagesneuigkeiten, wissenschaftlichen und literarischen Neuigkeiten, Personalien und alles Interessanten aus dem Gebiete der ärztlichen Welt, Jg. 1 (1851)

      Erlangen, Verlag von J. J. Palm und Ernst Enke, 1851 - 1857. Wöchentlich erscheinendes medizinisches Mitteilungsblatt mit europaweiter Berichterstattung zu neuesten medizinischen Entwicklungen. Jeder Jahresband mit 52 Ausgaben auf jeweils ca. 420 Seiten (alle Jahrgangsbände vollständig). Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand (Band 1854 am Kapital leicht bestoßen). Seiten partiell etwas fleckig bzw. gebräunt, partiell aber auch ganz sauber. Sehr gut erhaltene Reihe dieses äußerst seltenen, heute kaum noch erhältlichen medizinischen Mitteilungsblattes. Vor allem die hier vorliegenden Gründerjahrgänge dürften kaum noch aufzufinden sein. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        The Army and Navy Clubhouse C.O. Parnell and Alfred Smith, Architects.

      Day & Son, Lithrs. To the Queen, [c.1851]., London, - "A Rag and Famish affair" Lithograph proof, tear to lower margin skilfully repaired. The Army and Navy Club was founded by Lieutenant-General Edward Barnes, a member of the Duke of Wellington's staff and governor of Sri Lanka (then Ceylon). Originally intended for army members only, when Barnes asked Wellington to be a patron the Duke insisted on extending membership to the navy as well. After several temporary locations, the club bought several houses in Pall Mall and St James's Square, for a larger, permanent base. After one abortive design which was deemed to be too small (an extra house was hastily bought) the club was built to a plan by C.O. Parnell and Alfred Smith, drawing on the Palazzo Corner della ca' Grande in Venice. Building began in 1848 and the club opened in 1851. The Club is also known as The Rag, after a member returned from a night out to find inadequate refreshment awaiting him. Annoyed, he called the Club "a Rag and Famish affair", referring to a notoriously squalid gaming house, and the nickname stuck.George Hawkins (1809-1852) was an British lithographer. Image: 370 by 510mm (14.5 by 20 inches). Sheet: 460 by 609mm (18 by 24 inches).

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        Modern Painters.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1851. 5 volumes, octavo (256 x 173 mm). Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in brown morocco, titles and rules to bands gilt, multiple fillets to boards and turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Illustrated in volumes III, IV, and V. Couple of minor dents and marks to spines overall in excellent condition. Fifth edition, revised by the author. A handsomely bound set. Ruskin's "earliest major work was Modern Painters, of which the first volume, containing the celebrated defence of Turner, appeared anonymously in 1843... Modern Painters was to occupy Ruskin for another seventeen years, spanning the whole period of his writing on art... The second volume, a survey of Italian art which demands special notice as one of the direct causes of the foundation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, appeared in 1846... In 1851 Ruskin put his name to Modern Painters. The fourth volume (1856) was devoted to a favourite Ruskinian subject, mountain scenery and its formation. Both here and in the last volume the illustrations are beautifully engraved - Ruskin took an infinity of pains with the quality of the workmanship - often after his own exquisite drawings, which he thought of as merely diagrams but which are now valued as some of the most original watercolours ever executed. The fifth volume appeared in 1860, eliciting from Dante Gabriel Rossetti the gibe that its subjects would be Old Masters before Ruskin had finished. But Ruskin had finished" (PMM).

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        VESTIGES OF OLD LONDON. A Series of Etchings from Original Drawings, Illustrative of the Monuments and Architecture of London. In the First, Fourth, Twelfth and Six Succeeding Centuries.

      London, David Bogue, 1851. With Descriptions and Historical Notices. 1851. HAND COLOURED COPY, printed on good quality heavy stock. Folio, approximately 375 x 280 mm, 14½ x 11 inches, 37 etched plates by John Archer, including frontispiece, 33 hand coloured plus 4 uncloured plates of small monuments, signs etc, unpaginated, 158 pages, bound in half morocco, cloth covers, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, central gilt coat of arms in wreath to covers, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Rebacked with old spine relaid, binding rubbed, slight fading and marks to covers, corners worn, shelf wear to edges, 1 plate affected by foxing, some age-browning to the blank side of plates and an occasional page, occasional small stain to margins, small closed tear neatly repaired to 1 lower margin, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Miscellanea di 44 opere.

      Vari editori, metà '800. Tre volumi di cm. 22, solida legatura coeva in mezza percallina verde, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro. Sono presenti alcune tavole incise. Ottimo stato di conservazione. La presente raccolta comprende 44 opere dell'abate e storico Antonio Magrini pubblicate attorno alla metà dell'800. Si tratta praticamente di tutto il pubblicato di questo poligrafo, attento studioso di storia vicentina. Fra le pubblicazioni contenute ricordiamo: Cenni storici sulla vita e sulle opere di Giovanni Antonio Fasolo pittore vicentino (1851); Dell'architettura in Vicenza... (1845); Il teatro Olimpico nuovamente descritto ed illustrato (1847); Intorno il vero architetto del ponte di Rialto (1854); Intorno Tomaso Formenton, ingegnere vicentino nel secolo XV; Il museo civico di Vicenza solennemente inaugurato (1855); Notizie storico-descrittive della chiesa cattedrale di Vicenza (1848); I Santi patroni di Vicenza. Cenni descrittivi (1866).

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        Kosmos für gebildete Frauen Nach der dritten Auflage des englischen Werks der Mstrs. Maria Somerville, unter Bezugnahme auf den Berghaus schen physikalischen Atlas bearbeitet von Dr. Carl Hartmann.

      Druck und Verlag des Verlags-Comptoirs, Grimma und Leipzig 1851 - 17 x 13 cm 2 Bände in einem Buch gebunden., X, 350, IV, 329 Seiten, Gewichtiges und umfassendes Werk der berühmten Mathematikerin und Astronomin Somerville. Erste deutsche Ausgabe von Mary Somervilles Physical Geography. Auszug a d Inhaltsver.: Von der physikalisch Wissenschft Kulturgeschichte Frau Naturgeschichte Goldgeprägter brauner original Leinenband, marmorierter Rundumfarbschnitt. Papier durchgehend alters- und qualitätsgemäß partiell nachgedunkelt, davon abgesehen sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Orient

      - Charpentier, Paris 1851, 11x18cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Terza edizione in gran parte originale e in prima edizione-12. Leganti pelle di pecora mezzo rosso, torna liscio decorato con reti dorate, piatti carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, i bordi cosparsi, vincolanti contemporaneo. Bellissimo esemplare praticamente liberi di lentiggini e affermati contemporaneo di legame che è raro come Clouzot. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Troisième édition en grande partie originale et première édition in-12. Reliures en demi basane rouge, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque. Bel exemplaire quasi exempt de toute rousseur et établi en reliure de l'époque ce qui est rare selon Clouzot.

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        New York - Large map and city plan with a most wonderful engraving of New York, viewed from Williamsburgh. With Vignettes and illustrations of A New York Steamer, Brooklyn, City Hall, Custom House, The Narrows from Fort Hamilton.

      J & F. Tallis,, 1851. London & New York, J & F. Tallis, 1851. Original steel engraving / Vintage map. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Partly hand-coloured. Size of the actual map: 37,4 cm x 53,5 cm. This is the original plan and map, NOT a Reproduction. Some minor fraying to the outer margins and three tiny defects to the townplan and Hudson only. Very good condition. John Tallis (7 November 1817 – 3 June 1876) was an English cartographic publisher. His company, John Tallis and Company, published views, maps and atlases in London from roughly 1838 to 1851.nTallis set up as a publisher with Frederick Tallis in Cripplegate in 1842; the business moved to Smithfield in 1846, and was dissolved in 1849. From 1851 to 1854 Tallis operated as John Tallis and Company. He started The illustrated news of the world and national portrait gallery of eminent personages in 1858, selling it for £1,370 in 1861; it folded in 1863. (Wikipedia)nnThe most important project John Tallis undertook, was the 'Illustrated Atlas' from 1851. The original map we offer here, was part of this exceptional Atlas and all the maps it contained are still today considered as the last reminder of an era of lavish map production. Tallis worked the project together with John Rapkin (1815-1876) and it was Rapkin's style and talent that we have to thank for when we marvel at these maps today. What makes these maps so special is the detail of engraved vignettes that surround the map and often show indigenous scenes, people in their environment and even more so, historical buildings or historical views of towns and cities, architecture and landscape.nnThe project of 'The Illustrated Atlas' was designed to be finished just in time for the anxiously awaited "Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations" or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held, was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 11 October 1851. It was the first in a series of World's Fairs, exhibitions of culture and industry that became popular in the 19th century, and it was a much anticipated event. nnThe Great Exhibition was organized by Henry Cole and Prince Albert, husband of the reigning monarch, Queen Victoria. It was attended by numerous notable figures of the time, including Charles Darwin, Samuel Colt, members of the Orléanist Royal Family and the writers Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot and Alfred Tennyson. Music for the opening was under the direction of Sir George Thomas Smart and the continuous music from the exhibited organs for the Queen's procession was "under the superintendence of William Sterndale Bennett". (Wikipedia)

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        Thèse pour la licence.

      Aix, Noyer, 1851. - LIVRES Rarissime thèse de droit soutenue par le jeune Mistral. 1 plaquette in-4°. Brochée sous couvertures de papier rose muettes. 32 pages. Chemise et étui modernes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Früchte aus dem Morgenlande oder Reise-Erlebnisse, nebst natur-historisch-medizinischen Erfahrungen, einigen hundert erprobten Arzneimitteln und einer neuen Heilart dem Medial-Systeme. Mit 1 lithogr. Portrait des Verfassers und 40 lithogr. Tafeln. (Porträte, Pflanzenabbildungen, sonstige Natur- und Kunstprodukte, Fac simile, Landkarte und Ansicht der Citadelle von Lahor; Anhang ein medizinisches Wörterbuch in mehreren europäischen und orientalischen Sprachen).

      Wien. Gerold 1851. 590 S. Gr.-8vo. Halbleinwand d. Zt. (Privateinband). Marmorierter Schnitt; Widmung auf Vorsatz; Vorsätze, die ersten Seiten sowie Karten braunfleckig, eins von zwei beigehefteten Faltblättern im Falz gebrochen. Insgesamt jedoch altersentsprechend ordentliches Sammlerstück. Johann Martin Honigberger (* 10. März 1795 in Kronstadt; † 18. Dezember 1869 ebenda). Das Medizinisches Wörterbuch (S. 511-582) enthält Begriffen für Krankheiten, Arzneien und Behandlungsmethoden auf Lateinisch, Deutsch, Französisch, Englisch, Türkisch, Arabisch, Persisch, Indisch & Cashmirisch. - Die lithographischen Tafeln zeigen: Heilkräuter mit Wurzeln und Blüten, Personen, indische Apotheker und Ärzte, Maharadschas u.a. - Als Faltblatt die Citadelle der Stadt Lahore (gezeichnet mit Sandmann lith., gedruckt bei J. Rauh in Wien). Versand D: 6,50 EUR Homöopathie; Naturheilverfahren; Pflanzenheilkunde; Arzneimittellehren;, Kulturgeschichte, Medizin, Heilkunde/Heilkunst

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        Portrait als Mädchen. Fast Ganzfigur sitzend auf einem Stuhl in kariertem Kleid. Lithographie auf aufgewalztem Chinapapier von Friedrich Hohe. Unterrand mit Schrift: \"Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie Herzogin in Bayern\".

      München, gedruckt in Kuhne\'s lith. Anstalt für den Verlag Fr. Hohe & Brugger, ca. 1851. Format (aufgewalztes Chinapapier): 270 x 205 mm. (Bildformat: 180 x 155 mm). Blattgröße: 545 x 360 mm.*Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Herzogin in Bayern (auch Sisi oder Sissi) war eine Prinzessin des Hauses Wittelsbach und durch ihre Heirat mit Franz Joseph I. ab 1854 Kaiserin von Österreich. - Vorliegend eines der frühen Mädchenporträts im Alter von ca. 13 bis 14 Jahren in München, noch bevor der Österreichische Kronprinz Franz Joseph sie kennenlernte. Das vorliegende Bildnis entstand vermutlich nach einer zeitgenössischen Photographie. Es existieren von dieser Ansicht und Pose (auf dem Stuhl in kariertem Kleid) mehrere lithographische Varianten nach dem gleichen Vorbild. Der bayerische Maler und Lithograph Friedrich Hohe (1802-1870) zeigt das Gesicht der späteren Kaiserin von Österreich hier in noch ganz mädchenhaften, kindlichen Zügen. Die anderen Varianten in gleicher Pose tragen nicht den Lithographennamen von Friedrich Hohe und dort ist das Gesicht der Elisabeth reifer und mehr als junge Frau dargestellt. Die vorliegende frühe Variante (Bildnachweis: ÖNB PORT_00052040_01) scheint sehr selten, dieses Exemplar stammt aus dem Familienbesitz Wittelsbach (Schloß Tegernsee). Vollrandig, sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Porträt Portrait Herrscher Erzhaus Kaiserhaus Österreich Sissi Sisi Elisabeth

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        The War between the United States and Mexico illustrated, embracing pictorial drawings of all the principal conflicts ... with a description of each battle

      New York & Philadelphia: Plon Brothers of Paris for D. Appleton & Co. and George S. Appleton, 1851. Folio. (21 3/4 x 17 inches). 12 fine hand-coloured lithographic plates, heightened with gum arabic, by Bayot (11) or Bayot & Bichebois (1) after Nebel, printed by Lemercier in Paris, 1 lithographed map. Expertly bound to style in half dark green morocco over publisher's green cloth covered boards, upper cover lettered in giltA first-hand report, in words and pictures, of the first offensive war fought by the United States: the first and only edition, with superb hand-coloured lithographed plates of one of the most important pictorial works relating to the Mexican-American War.Kendall was America's first great war correspondent, and an ardent proponent of the necessity of America's war with Mexico. When hostilities broke out, he went at once to the Rio Grande where he joined with the Rangers, and later attached himself to the Scott expedition. For this work he keyed his text to the individual plates and the combination affords a detailed illustrated account of each battle.The plates are the work of the German artist, Carl Nebel, who painted each of the twelve major clashes of the war. Kendall notes in his preface that "Of the twelve illustrations accompanying his work... the greater number were drawn on the spot by the artist. So far as regards the general configuration of the ground, fidelity of the landscape, and correctness of the works and buildings introduced, they may be strictly relied upon. Every reader must be aware of the impossibility, in painting a battle scene, of giving more than one feature or principal incident of the strife. The artist has ever chosen what he deemed the more interesting as well as exciting points of each combat... in the present series of illustrations the greatest care has been taken to avoid inaccuracies."The authors of Eyewitness to War wrote approvingly that the present work "represents the climax of the confluence of journalism and lithography on the prints of the Mexican war" and that Nebel's images are "the eyewitness prints that must be compared against all others." For the text Kendall drew on "the official reports of the different commanders and their subordinates," but "was present at many of the battles" and "personally examined the ground on which all save that of Buena Vista were fought" (for information on this he relied on a Captain Carleton).The plates are titled: Battle of Palo-alto; Capture of Monterey; Battle of Buena Vista; Bombardment of Vera-Cruz; Battle of Cerro gordo; Assault of Contreras; Battle of Curubusco; Molino del Rey - attack upon the molino; Molino del Rey - attack upon the casamata; Storming of Chapultepec - Pillow's attack; Storming of Chapultepec - Quitman's attack; Gen. Scott's entrance into Mexico.It is interesting to note that while the work was published by D. Appleton in New York and Philadelphia, the lithographs were produced in Paris. Both Kendall and Nebel felt that the Paris lithographers alone were qualified to do justice to their images and they both spent some time in Europe overseeing the production of the work, for which Kendall and Nebel shared all the costs.A contemporary reviewer described the work as follows: "We have never seen anything to equal the artistic skill, perfection of design, marvelous beauty of execution, delicacy of truth of coloring, and lifelike animation of figures ... They present the most exquisite specimens ever exhibited in this country of the art of colored lithography; and we think that great praise ought to be awarded to Mr. Kendall for having secured such brilliant and beautiful and costly illustrations for the faithful record of the victories of the American army" (review in the New Orleans Picayune, 15 July 1850).Bennett, p. 65; Haferkorn, p. 47; Howes K76; Raines p,132; Sabin 37362; Tyler, Prints of the West , p.78.

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        Soldat från ett bayerskt alpregemente. (Sappör.)

      Olja på pappannå. Ej signerad. 19

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        Reisen in das heilige Land nach Smyrna, Beirut, Constantinopel, Alexandrien und Cairo, in den Jahren 1851, 1856 und 1857. 1. Theil (alles Erschienene): Reisen mit 4 Diakonissinnen in das Hlg. Land, nach Smyrna, Beirut und Constantinopel im Jahre 1851.

      Mit 71 Textholzschnitten, 1 Faltplan u. 1 Faltkarte.VIII, 408 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Tobler 184 Röhricht 445 f. - Der Plan zeigt Jerusalem und die Karte Palästina mit einem Teil von Ägypten. - Berieben. Der Plan mit einer Hinterlegung. Tls. etwas braunfleckig.

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        Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley. With an Introductory Essay by Robert Browning.

      (Einband minimalst berieben, erste und letzte Blätter braunfleckig, sehr schönes Exemplar) Contemporary olive morocco (203 x 133 x 17,5 mm), spine with five raised bands, panelled and lettered in gilt, richly gilt with gilt fleural tools and lines, boards with gilt line panels. Top edge gilt, burgundy endleaves. Bound by Riviere & Son, and signed on upper turn-in.. This is the first edition of the Browning Essay. Edward Moxon bought twenty three letters at a Sotheby & Wilkinson sale, 12 May 1851. The vendor of these letters was the bookseller William White who had obtained them, with other items including Byron forgeries, from 'Major George Gordon de Luna Byron', also known as DeBibler, who claimed to be the illegitimate son of the poet Byron by a Spanish lady. The son of Sir Francis Palgrave realised that Letter XXI to William Godwin from Florence was cribbed from a letter to his father."An ingenious forgery perpetrated by an impostor, claiming to be the [natural] son of Lord Byron. Two genuine letters, which happened to be in Moxon's hands, were included. The fraud was discovered, to the chagrin of Browning and Moxon, who at once destroyed all obtainable copies of the book" (Granniss).The two genuine letters in the present volume are No. V to Sir James Henry Lawrence, August 17, 1812 (= Ingpen #186 de Ricci 186) and No. XXIII to Keats, Pisa, July 27, 1820 (= Ingpen #484 de Ricci 484)."One of the most ingenious literary forgeries of modern times is recalled by a rare work which a London bookdealer now is offering for sale for 375. It is an octavo volume published in 1852 by Moxon and entitled 'Letters of P. B. Shelley, with an introductory essay by Robert Browning. Browning really wrote the introduction, but not one of the twenty-five letters in it is by Shelley. These letters purported to have been sent by Percy Bysshe Shelley, the eminent English poet, to various of his friends. They were clever imitations of his hand-writing, and bore the postmarks of cities in which it was known that Shelley had resided. The book made a sensation. Browning's preface is one of his most admired pieces of prose writing. Moxon sent copies of the work to a number of distinguished literary men, among others Lord Alfred Tennyson. Francis Turner Palgrove, son of Sir Francis Palgrove, the historian, was at the time a guest of Lord Tennyson. He picked up the book one day and opened it at a letter from Shelley to Godwin, his father-in-law, which seemed strangely familiar to him. He read on and found that the letter was a plagiarism of an article which his father had contributed to the Quarterly Review in 1840. Moxon, when informed of this discovery, said that he had bought the letters at a public sale, and that they seemed authentic. The handwriting appeared genuine, the seal was Shelley's and the addresses bore the stamp of the Post Offices of the italian towns where Shelley had lived. It happened that, at the same sale, the poet's son, Sir Percy Florence Shelley, had bought other letters of his father, which were of a private and personal character. These letters were found to be at utter variance with well-known facts. Moxon at once suppressed the book, the auctionneer said that the letters had come to him from a bookseller named W. White. White, in turn, said that he had bought them from an unknown woman who claimed to have received them from Fletcher, Lord Byron's servant. Further search revealed that behind this unknown woman was the forger, George Gordon Byron, alias De Gibler. This adventurer bore a striking resemblance to Lord Byron, had assumed his name, and had passed himself off as Byron's natural son. He almost succeeded in palming off on a publisher some unedited remains of Lord Byron. As soon as the facts about the letters became known he disappeared (...)" (New York Times, February 26, 1911: "Shelley's forged letters. Rare copy for sale in London, the work of G. G. Byron").Erste Ausgabe. Handgefertigter olivbrauner Maroquinband mit fünf erhabenen Bünden auf dem Rücken, auf zweitem und drittem Feld Verfasser und Titel, am Fuß das Jahr, die anderen mit reicher fleuraler Vergoldung und Randlinien. Die Deckel mit dreifachen Randrahmen aus Linienvergoldung reiche Innenkantenvergoldung, dreifarbige handgestochene Kapitale. Goldkopfschnitt, vorn und unten unbeschnitten Vorsätze aus burgunderrotem Papier. Signiert auf dem vorderen Ledereinschlag unten: Riviere & Son. - Vorsätze braunfleckig, sonst sehr schönes, dekoratives Exemplar dieser seltenen Ausgabe.Mit dem Exlibris von Robert Hoe III (1839 - 1909), Bibliophiler, Besitzer von Schnellpressenfabriken und Erfinder von Druckpressen, lebte in New York, wo er Eigentümer einer der größten amerikanischen privaten Bibliotheken war, die 1911-1914 von den Anderson Galeries auktioniert wurde. Zusammen mit anderen Bibliophilen gründete er den Grolier Club, dessen erster Präsident er wurde. Mit einem weiteren Exlibris von John Whipple Frothingham (1818 - 1894). - Some foxing to endleaves, else fine. From the libraries of John Whipple Frothingham and Robert Hoe: "olive brown levant morocco gilt, gilt top, uncut, by Rivière. Printed from forgeries, and suppressed" (Anderson Auction Company, 1912, Part IV, #2935).Robert Hoe III (1839 - 1909) was an American businessman and producer of printing press equipment. He was one of the organizers and first president of the Grolier Club (1884-1888, cf. Asaf/Wornom p. 149) and an extensive collector of rare books and manuscripts. His books were auctioneered by the Anderson Galleries, 1911-1914. "Only a man of taste with a profound knowledge of books could have assembled a collection of such quality" (Lee Edmonds Grove in "Grolier 75", p. 25). Printed on wove paper without watermark. - RFM. Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        The War between the United States and Mexico illustrated, embracing pictorial drawings of all the principal conflicts . with a description of each battle

      Plon Brothers of Paris for D. Appleton & Co. and George S. Appleton, New York & Philadelphia 1851 - (21 3/4 x 17 inches). 12 fine hand-coloured lithographic plates, heightened with gum arabic, by Bayot (11) or Bayot & Bichebois (1) after Nebel, printed by Lemercier in Paris, 1 lithographed map. Expertly bound to style in half dark green morocco over publisher's green cloth covered boards, upper cover lettered in gilt A first-hand report, in words and pictures, of the first offensive war fought by the United States: the first and only edition, with superb hand-coloured lithographed plates of one of the most important pictorial works relating to the Mexican-American War. Kendall was America's first great war correspondent, and an ardent proponent of the necessity of America's war with Mexico. When hostilities broke out, he went at once to the Rio Grande where he joined with the Rangers, and later attached himself to the Scott expedition. For this work he keyed his text to the individual plates and the combination affords a detailed illustrated account of each battle. The plates are the work of the German artist, Carl Nebel, who painted each of the twelve major clashes of the war. Kendall notes in his preface that "Of the twelve illustrations accompanying his work. the greater number were drawn on the spot by the artist. So far as regards the general configuration of the ground, fidelity of the landscape, and correctness of the works and buildings introduced, they may be strictly relied upon. Every reader must be aware of the impossibility, in painting a battle scene, of giving more than one feature or principal incident of the strife. The artist has ever chosen what he deemed the more interesting as well as exciting points of each combat. in the present series of illustrations the greatest care has been taken to avoid inaccuracies." The authors of Eyewitness to War wrote approvingly that the present work "represents the climax of the confluence of journalism and lithography on the prints of the Mexican war" and that Nebel's images are "the eyewitness prints that must be compared against all others." For the text Kendall drew on "the official reports of the different commanders and their subordinates," but "was present at many of the battles" and "personally examined the ground on which all save that of Buena Vista were fought" (for information on this he relied on a Captain Carleton). The plates are titled: Battle of Palo-alto; Capture of Monterey; Battle of Buena Vista; Bombardment of Vera-Cruz; Battle of Cerro gordo; Assault of Contreras; Battle of Curubusco; Molino del Rey - attack upon the molino; Molino del Rey - attack upon the casamata; Storming of Chapultepec - Pillow's attack; Storming of Chapultepec - Quitman's attack; Gen. Scott's entrance into Mexico. It is interesting to note that while the work was published by D. Appleton in New York and Philadelphia, the lithographs were produced in Paris. Both Kendall and Nebel felt that the Paris lithographers alone were qualified to do justice to their images and they both spent some time in Europe overseeing the production of the work, for which Kendall and Nebel shared all the costs. A contemporary reviewer described the work as follows: "We have never seen anything to equal the artistic skill, perfection of design, marvelous beauty of execution, delicacy of truth of coloring, and lifelike animation of figures . They present the most exquisite specimens ever exhibited in this country of the art of colored lithography; and we think that great praise ought to be awarded to Mr. Kendall for having secured such brilliant and beautiful and costly illustrations for the faithful record of the victories of the American army" (review in the New Orleans Picayune, 15 July 1850). Bennett, p. 65; Haferkorn, p. 47; Howes K76; Raines p,132; Sabin 37362; Tyler, Prints of the West , p.78. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Special-Karte der Vereinicten Staaten von Nord-Amerika, Map of the United States of America,

      Cassel, Druck und Verlag von Theodor Vischer, (1851). mit 16 Karten in Farblithographie, davon eine Übersichts-. und 15 Detailkarten 40x52, dunkles illustrierte OHLn mit lithographierter Vorderdecke, GUTES UND KOMPLETTES EXEMPLAR DIESES ÄUSSERST SELTENEN AMERIKA ATLAS, der Einband geringfügig angestaubt und die Rückendecke mit 2 Flecken Versand D: 5,00 EUR GR 38117, Atlanten

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        Original-Federzeichnung: " Das Todtengräbers Häuschen, in der Rosenstraße in Hamburg beim großen Brande 184, in der Nacht vom 7. auf den 8. Mai, als das Feuer am heftigsten wüthete, mitten unter den Flammen, wunderbar verschon geblieben...

      (...ein ewiges Wahrzeichen dieser unvergeßlichen Begebenheit ).Originalzeichnung von C. Meyer aus dem Jahr 1851 mit untenstehendem handgeschriebenem Text in Tusche. Vor dem Totengräber-Häuschen allerlei Passanten, ein Klavier, im Bildhintergrund bei der zerstörten St. Gertrudenkapelle sind die Aufräum- und Aufbauarbeiten im Gang. Bildgröße 17 x 22 cm / Blattgröße: 31,5 x 36,5 cm. Das Blatt etwas fleckig, leicht fingerfleckig. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Pitcairn's Island, and the Islanders in 1850. Together with Extracts from his Private Journal and a few Hints upon California; also the Reports of all the Commanders of HM Ships that have touched at the above Island since 1800. Second Edition. SPLENDID COPY OF THE SECOND EDITION

      Whittaker,, 1851. Sm. 8vo., Second Edition, with lithographed portrait frontispiece (original tissue guard present), lithographed portrait of John Adams, lithographed plate of the landing beach and full-page illustration in the text, some minimal spotting on title; attractively bound in contemporary half calf, maroon pebble-grain cloth sides, expertly rebacked with old backstrip gilt laid down, backstrip with gilt ruled, second compartment with green leather label lettered in gilt, red sprinkled edges, terracotta endpapers, a remarkably bright, crisp, clean copy. With the record of shipping and list of of subscribers. This famous and invaluable account of the Bounty mutineers was published three times in the first year. The author, en route from New Zealand to the gold fields of California, was stranded at Pitcairn when his vessel was blown offshore. During his enforced stay he compiled an extensive account of the later events of the Bounty Mutiny, with a detailed list of Bounty descendants and a valuable record of vessels calling at the island. EXTREMELY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

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        Boston map and city plan with Vignette of the Bunkers Hill Monument and the State House as well as a beautiful engraving of the city of Boston by J. Watkins. One of the most beautiful 19th century depictions of Boston.

      London & New York: J & F. Tallis. Very good condition.. London & New York, J & F. Tallis, 1851. Original steel engraving / Vintage map. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Partly hand-coloured. Size of the actual map: 27 cm x 37 cm. Very good condition. John Tallis (7 November 1817 ? 3 June 1876) was an English cartographic publisher. His company, John Tallis and Company, published views, maps and atlases in London from roughly 1838 to 1851. Tallis set up as a publisher with Frederick Tallis in Cripplegate in 1842; the business moved to Smithfield in 1846, and was dissolved in 1849. From 1851 to 1854 Tallis operated as John Tallis and Company. He started The illustrated news of the world and national portrait gallery of eminent personages in 1858, selling it for £1,370 in 1861; it folded in 1863. (Wikipedia) The most important project John Tallis undertook, was the 'Illustrated Atlas' from 1851. The original map we offer here, was part of this exceptional Atlas and all the maps it contained are still today considered as the last reminder of an era of lavish map production. Tallis worked the project together with John Rapkin (1815-1876) and it was Rapkin's style and talent that we have to thank for when we marvel at these maps today. What makes these maps so special is the detail of engraved vignettes that surround the map and often show indigenous scenes, people in their environment and even more so, historical buildings or historical views of towns and cities, architecture and landscape. The project of 'The Illustrated Atlas' was designed to be finished just in time for the anxiously awaited "Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations" or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held, was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 11 October 1851. It was the first in a series of World's Fairs, exhibitions of culture and industry that became popular in the 19th century, and it was a much anticipated event. The Great Exhibition was organized by Henry Cole and Prince Albert, husband of the reigning monarch, Queen Victoria. It was attended by numerous notable figures of the time, including Charles Darwin, Samuel Colt, members of the Orléanist Royal Family and the writers Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot and Alfred Tennyson. Music for the opening was under the direction of Sir George Thomas Smart and the continuous music from the exhibited organs for the Queen's procession was "under the superintendence of William Sterndale Bennett". (Wikipedia)

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