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        The House of the Seven Gables

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. This is an original, unrestored copy of the first edition, second printing of Hawthorne?s gothic novel about the misfortunes of a New England family and their ancestral home, incorporating themes of guilt and sin, witchcraft and the falsehoods of Puritanism ? themes of course drawn directly from Hawthorne?s own family history. Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was an American writer of short stories and novels, following in the Dark Romantic style of cautionary tales that showed guilt, sin and evil as inherent human attributes. Born with the last name Hathorne, he later added a 'w' to distance himself from his ancestors, one of whom was the only judge at the Salem witch trials never to repent his actions. A leg injury suffered as a youth while playing "bat and ball" left him confined to bed for a year. During this time Hawthorne developed a love of reading and resolved to become a writer. While at school, he produced a homemade newspaper called The Spectator, which he distributed to his family. He spent four years at Bowdoin College at his family?s insistence and with the financial support of his wealthy uncles. At school he met and befriended future President Franklin Pierce (of whom he would later write a campaign biography) and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Hawthorne's early works were short stories. He later commented that he didn't think much of these works, and furthermore they didn't provide sufficient income to support himself or his family, forcing him to take on other work. Political connections landed the Democratic Hawthorne a job as a surveyor in the Salem Custom House in 1846, although the turn of political fortunes four years later saw him removed from this position in favor of a Whig appointee. The out-of-work Hawthorne had ample time to write, producing his first novel, The Scarlet Letter, in 1850. This was the first mass-produced book in America, and its success made Hawthorne famous and financially secure. The Hawthorne family moved to Massachusetts shortly after, where he became friends with Herman Melville, and wrote The House of the Seven Gables (1851). This is a sound copy of the first edition, second printing, in good plus condition. Bound in the publisher?s brown ribbed cloth with blind rules and decoration and gilt spine print, pale yellow endpapers, and no publisher?s catalogue bound in. Binding B per BAL with ?TICKNOR & CO.? on the lower spine 1-1/16 inch wide with capitol ?O? in ?CO.? Second printing of the first edition is presumed based upon presence of a complete ?t? and ?h? in the last words in lines 1 and 2 on p.149 (not complete in the first printing), but persistent missing ?t? in the word ?apparent? at the end of line 25, p. 50, missing ?r? on the word ?or? at the end of line 25, p.278. The binding remains square and firm with unfaded color and bright spine gilt. We note light wear to extremities and mottling ostensibly due to minor moisture exposure. The contents show modest intermittent spotting throughout, with previous owner initials and surname inked on the front pastedown and the same surname inked on the facing front free endpaper. The binding is protected beneath a removable, clear mylar cover.

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        The route of the Overland Mail to India.

      London, Atchley & Co., [1851]. - Folio. 32 full-page wood-engraved plates including pictorial title. Original decorative blueboards gilt, rebacked preserving spine, new endpapers. Views include Jeddah, Mocha, Cairo, etc. This work is published without text. The plates are set on a stone coloured background. A couple of the plates are signed by William Measom. The suggested publication date is taken from an inscription on the original front pastedown (bound in), and is consistent with the dates of other works illustrated by Measom. - Occasional mostly light foxing and soiling. OCLC 23070449. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrates London News. Jahrgang 1851 Februare-December in 3 Bände

      London: W. Little 1851 HLDr. mit ornament. Rückengoldprägung 121-630 und 1-688 Seiten mit zahlreichen Illustr. und vielgefalt. Beilagen. February-December in 3 Bände. Deckel leicht fleckig, gefalt. Beilagen sind eingerissen zuweilen mit Verlust, sonst innen altersgemäß guter Zustand.

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        ANSEI KAISEI FUKYO OEDO EZU: LARGE ANSEI-KAISEI PERIOD MAP OF THE OLD EDO [TOKYO

      [Edo ca.1851], Suwahara.Blue covers, color woodblock printed. folding map, very solid, old worming and some folds restored. on verso, 105 x 98.5 cm., usual wear/scuffing to both covers. nice impression, very good large example. R A R E !. A GRAND WOODBLOCK-COLOR PRINTED WALL MAP OF EDO . A GRAND "BIRD'S EYE PERSPECTIVE" OF OLD EDO . . This is a very nice grand size map, showing the Emperor's Palace in the center, surrounded by a moat. The Hatamoto Mon [crests] are located in the inner moat, showing who the most loyal Imperial retainers and their family Yashiki [mansions] throughout the area. . The map shows the complete view of Edo and its suburbs, rivers, streets, roads, famous places, shrines and temples clearly named. The bay shows two sailing "junks" or "Sampans" plying their way. With directional characters, distance chart from Nihon Bashi to various distant destinations. * An excellent example of what Edo looked like prior to Japan being opened by Commodore Perry in 1852~1854. . An important and historical map, suitable for wall display and framing. *** The woodblock printing is excellent, with solid color and sharp registry. A very nice impression. *** Color scans of this and most of our other items are posted to our website. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The House of the Seven Gables, a Romance

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851, 1851. First edition, Clark's fourth printing. Clark A17.d., binding D; BAL 7604, binding D; Wright II, 1135. Edges a little rubbed, with the corners showing; slightly worn at the head and foot of the spine; very good, bright copy, enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.. 8vo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering. Contemporary inscription in pencil on the front free endpaper. Bound without publisher's ads (like the binding E copy described by BAL). Both Clark and BAL state there is no known priority in the bindings. Binder's ticket of B. Bradley, Boston, on the rear paste-down.

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

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

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        Sprecher von Bernegg - Wappentafel.

      (Chur 1851 - (Chur, 1851). Blattformat: 50 x 62 cm. In Holzrahmen. Die Tafel aus dem Werk "Stammbaum des rhätischen adeligen Geschlechtes Sprecher von Bernegg" von Anton Herkules Sprecher von Bernegg. Die Wappentafel ist umrahmt von kleinen Abbildungen der Gutsbesitze der Familie, bis hin zu einem Schloss in der Lausitz. - Stockfleckig.

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        The Forrest Divorce Suit, Report of the Trial of Catherine N Forrest.

      1851. Complete Account of a Notable 1851 New York Divorce Trial [C] [Trial]. Forrest, Catherine Norton (Sinclair), Plaintiff. The Forrest Divorce Suit, Report of the Trial of Catherine N. Forrest vs. Edwin Forrest. For Divorce, Held in the Superior Court of New York, Dec., 1851. Before Chief Justice Oakley and a Special Jury. Reported by the Law Reporter of the New York Herald. New York: Printed at the Herald Book and Job Office, 1851. 120, 81-185, [3] pp. Two woodcut portraits in text (at pp. 96-97). Format changes from single to double columns at p. 81 of the second paging sequence. The verdict, printed after the publication of the book, is pasted to the foot of p. 185 and its verso. Complete as issued. Contemporary three-quarter morocco over cloth, gilt rules to boards, raised bands, gilt ornaments and gilt title to spine, patterned endleaves. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, early owner bookplate to front pastedown. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing, repair to margin of pp. 99-100, a few minor tears to final leaf of text. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, "No 5" to head of title page in early hand, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition. Edwin Forrest was a famous New York Shakespearean actor who filed for divorce in Philadelphia on the grounds of adultery, having found his wife with another actor. His wife countersued in New York. The trial lasted six weeks with a judgment against Mr. Forrest, who went on to appeal the case five times. As one would expect, this celebrity trial attracted a great deal of attention, in part though Mr. Forrest's efforts. A larger-than-life figure, his notoriety from the trial filled theaters, where he gave passionate speeches about the trial during intermissions. As printed, this book ends with the retirement of the jury. The verdict, included in our copy, was printed later in the New York Evening Post with instructions to cut and past the verdict into the endleaves of the book. Some copies do not have the verdict, other copies have it pasted on one or more leaves, which is why collations of this book differ. OCLC locates 8 copies in North American law libraries (Duke, Harvard, Library of Congress, Social Law, University of Denver, University of Missouri, University of Pennsylvania,

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        Moby Dick; or, The Whale

      New York: Harper, 1851. First. hardcover. very good. xxiii, 635 pages, plus advertisements. Thick 8vo, original purple-brown cloth -- covers blind-stamped with a heavy rule frame and circular device in the center of both boards (light shelf wear and with small neat repairs at spine ends; upper corner of front cover a bit spotted; original orange coated endpapers are discolored at center; some foxing on title and other preliminary pages, light crease to margin of pages throughout. New York: Harper & Brothers & London: Richard Bentley, 1851. First edition. A very good solid copy housed in a fine beautifully ornate 2-part full burgundy morocco slipcase. Melville's great classic, in the first binding, complete with 6 pages of ads at rear. Only 3000 copies were printed, and it was not a commercial success. Three years later, all of the unsold copies were destroyed in a warehouse fire, making this truly rare and desirable. -- BAL 13664.

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        Fine large bust-length portrait lithograph by Zéphirin Belliard (1798-?1857)

      Lith. de Grégoire et Deneux, Paris 1851 - The composer is depicted in formal dress holding a quill pen poised over a leaf of blank music manuscript paper. "F. Halévy" printed to foot of image. 292 x 355 mm. Minor browning to edges. A fine impression on wove paper with large margins. Published in the series "Célébrités contemporaines." A French composer, teacher and writer on music, Halévy was a pupil of both Cherubini and Méhul. His pupils at the Conservatoire included Gounod, Bizet, Lecocq and Saint-Saëns. Of Jewish parentage, his first serious grand opera, La Juive, became the greatest success of his career.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Poems

      London - Whittaker, 1851 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hartley Coleridge's poems, witha dedication andtwo otherwise unpublished reworkingsby the author for 'Freedom' and one other. This is the second part of a two volume set. The first volume containeda memoir of the author's life by his brother, DerwentColeridge. This volume contains Hartley's poems. Hartley was the son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, a founder of the Romantic movement. He was named after David Hartley, the philosopher. This volume contains the sonnets on which his reputation chiefly rests. They include a sonnet dedicated to his family friend William Wordsworth. Thededication by the author, which is found to one of the front blanks, explains the contents. He explains that they constitue the second part of the first volume of the collected works, the memoirs occupying the earlier pages. It is signed H. C. to D. H. 1851. The author has also re-written the sonnets 'Homer' and'Liberty'in his own hand beneath the originals. It seems that these reworkings are otherwise unpublished. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. His stamp can be found to the reverse of the title page. Condition: In cloth with paper covered boards. Externally worn, with bumping particularlyto the extremities of the boards and to the head and tail of the spine. There is marking to the boards. The fronthingeis a little strained, though still firm. There are ink inscriptions by the author to the front blank, and to pages 134/5 and 140/1. There is a collector's stamp to the rear of the title page. There is some spotting throughout. The binding is a little tender, but still firm. Overall: GOOD.

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        Hartford Evening Journal: (Bound newspapers) August, 1st, 1851 - February 26th, 1857 (Vol. 1, No. 131 - Vol. 1 308) (Gideon Welles's personal copy, ASMD)

      Hartford Evening Journal, 1851-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. Large folio newspaper. Contemporary binding. Spine leather lost. Boards nearly detached. Internally, some old, faint damp stains, mostly to margins; but the paper is generally very clean, unmarked, and in good condition. Many of the issues boldly promote the Fremont 1856 Presidential ticket. Attention is given to the issue of Kansas in the editorials. Numerous ads and local news throughout. Gideon Welles was a noted politician and journalist from Glastonbury, Connecticut. Welles wrote much of the editorial material for the Hartford Evening Journal. He joined the Hartford Evening News to promote his political (anti-slavery) views and the position of the nascent Republican Party. According to the front end page, this was his personal, archival copy (though I cannot definitively state this). There is a later accompanying letter from an unknown source concerning Welles' ownership. Most of Welles other papers are held by the Connecticut Historical Society. President Lincoln appointed Welles to his cabinet as Secretary of the Navy in 1860. Welles continued in this position through the Civil War and resigned in 1869. Please feel free to inquire further. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Supplemente & Neueste Ergänzungen zu Pierers Universal-Lexikon, 1851-1856

      H. A. Pierer 1851-1856, Altenburg - Supplemente zu Pierer’s (Pierers) Universal-Lexikon der Gegenwart und Vergangenheit oder Neuestem encyclopädischen Wörterbuche der Wissenschaften, Künste und Gewerbe . 6 Bände / Band 1-6 (komplett, gebunden in drei Bücher). Altenburg, H. A. Pierer, 1851-1854. Neueste Ergänzungen zu sämmtlichen Auflagen von Pierers Universal-Lexikon und jedem ähnlichen Werke 2 Bände (komplett, gebunden in ein Buch). Altenburg, Verlag von H. A. Pierer, 1855-1856. Die acht (komplett) sehr selten erhältlichen Supplemente / Ergänzungsbände zur 1./2./3.Auflage (Erste bis Vierte Ausgabe) des Pierer Universal-Lexikons. Schöne, überdurchschnittlich gut erhaltene Original-Halbledereinbände mit Goldprägungen. Format ca. 22,5 x 15 cm. Zus. 3.762 S. Wie auch den acht Originalbildern zu entnehmen, insgesamt nur wenig berieben (Rücken von Band 1+3 partiell etwas mehr) & bestoßen. Bei zwei Bänden je ein Außengelenk mit ganz kleinem Einriß (mm-Bereich). Deckel sehr schön erhalten. Alle Seiten vollständig, fest gebunden, teils gebräunt. Abklatsch der Lederecken auf den Vorsätzen. Auf dem hinteren Innenspiegel des ersten Bandes kleiner Aufkleber (Aus der Buch u. Kunsthlg. von Ferd. Trupp, Hamburg. Ness Nº7.) Titelblatt im ersten Supplement mit überklebtem Teil (darunter steht Erste Abteilung, A-Deutschkatholiken). Dies wurde offensichtlich vom Buchbinder durchgeführt, um die Titelblätter zu vereinheitlichen, da pro Buch immer nur ein Titelblatt beigebunden ist & die Seiten (von immer zwei Supplementen) durchlaufend nummeriert sind. Die Titelblätter im zweiten & dritten Buch enthalten noch den Zusatz Zur Dritten Auflage (Vierte Ausgabe)". Der Band Neueste Ergänzungen enthält - wie abgebildet - für jeden Teil ein eigenes Titelblatt & eine jeweils von vorn beginnende Seitennummerierung. Zudem im dritten Band die Seiten 687 (Tschernitschell) bis 702 (Türkisches Reich) noch einmal zusätzlich lose beiliegend (es fehlt nichts, diese Seiten sind doppelt). Die drei Supplementbände nur vorn & hinten im Bereich der Vorsätze / Titelblätter etwas fleckig. Beim Band Neueste Ergänzungen stärkere Fleckigkeit im Bereich der Vorsätze / Titelblätter, im Textbereich deutlich geringer (dabei nach hinten abnehmend). In diesem Band auch die Vorsatzpapiere am Innengelenk eingerissen (hinten ein Stück, vorne sehr weit)." 5000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ancient Coins and Medals: An Historical Sketch of the Origin and Progress of Coining Money, etc.

      London.: Grant and Griffith., 1851. 2nd Edition . Calf . Good/Not applicable. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. With 10 "Actual Relief" examples of Coins in their original metal finishes by "Barclay's Process". 113 various coins depicted in intaglio. set down on 10 card plates with insets, like a coin specimen tray. 208 pages of text. Original embossed calf covers, stained down middle old discolouration, with a new calf spine with matching ornate lettering as on covers. Several of the earliest coins examples have some surface rust and one coin lost part of its surface, the last two plates also have some rust spots on the coin surfaces. I feel all these may be cleaned and restored about half to two-thirds are very good and the others are a tiny bit rusted with several individual ones quite rusted and one with silver out of place partly rouched off partly but may be able to be smoothed out again?. Tissue guards. new endpapers, contemporary inscription to endpaper "Ellen Winter Jones From her Aunt Mrs Deighton". A good copy of this RARE coin book. COMPLETE. 1851.

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        5 Briefe, davon 4 m. eigenh. Unterschrift.

      Wien, 1851-1855. Zus. 5 S., 4°. „Seit 1848 Generalmajor und erster Generaladjutant des Kaisers, leitete er 1850-59 die Militärische Zentralkanzlei und wurde 1859 Oberststallmeister und Kapitän der Garde-Gendarmerie, 1864 General der Kavallerie“ (DBE). „Graf Grünne war ein Günstling von Erzherzogin Sophie gewesen, mit starken Einfluss auf den jungen Franz Joseph. Die ungebrochene Anerkennung Grünnes durch das Erzhaus zeigte sich unter anderem darin, dass sowohl Kaiser Franz Joseph I. als auch Kronprinz Rudolf in Begleitung seiner Gemahlin, Stephanie, dem Erkrankten jeweils einen Hausbesuch abstatteten“ (Wikipedia). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius\' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Mislin, Grünne, Kaiserhaus, Wien, Militaria, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        Manuscripts for general and applied sciences and engineering lectures

      Manuscripts. 1851 - Manuscripts for general and applied sciences and engineering lectures delivered by B. Howard Rand (1827-1883) at the Franklin Institute, 1851-1853. During this time Rand [B(enjamin) Howard Rand, 1 Oct 1827 (Philadelphia) -14 Feb 1883] was a professor of chemistry at the Franklin Institute (1850-1853). [Bound in leather-backed boards with boards detached.] Rand evidently achieved some stature as he was the first subject chosen by Thomas Eakins for what would be his famous series of portraits of Philadelphia physicians.(In April 2007, the portrait of Rand was purchased by Alice L. Walton for an estimated US$20 million, to be housed at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art2. )**"Rand was a popular teacher because he emphasized the applied rather than the theoretic applications of chemistry in the practice of medicine. He also had a lasting influence on the medical students because of his lectures on the social and professional responsibilities that the students would assume when they became physicians."--Stefan Schatzkil, "Portrait of Benjamin Howard Rand", Journal of Roentgenology, July 2010, volume 195/2.**10x8.5 inches, approximately 245 pages, running approximately 45,000 words. Includes lectures on "Improved Heating and Ventilation" (48 pages), "Geology" (44 pages); "On the Action of Running Water", (15 pages); "Warming", 40 pages); "Ventilation" (48 pages); "Physical Manual", (50 pages). All are bound together, written on different stock, written seemingly by slightly varying hands from time to time, and brought together in a leather-backed paper covered board volume. The pages are roughly cut, and the handwriting fast and untidy. The leather binding with marbled boards are quite worn, with the covers detached, though the rest of the book is intact and pretty sturdy. The text problems are limited to the first written page, which is missing the bottom of the page, roughly torn. Provenance: given by Dr. W.H. Greene to the Franklin Institute Library (Philadelphia), 1895, where it stayed until 1986 when the library was generally disbanded. Dr. W.H. Greene was the translator of Elements of Modern Chemistry, Philadelphia, 1880; referenced in Henry Carrington Bolton's A Select Bibliography of Chemistry, 1492-1892/ Rand's previous appointments: Graduate of Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia,1848), beginning his studies in 1843 with Dr. Robert M. Huston Clinical Assistant to Dr. Thomas Mutter and Dr. Joseph Pancost, 1846-1848 Prof Chemistry, Franklin Institute, 1850-1855 And subsequently: Prof Chemistry, Philadelphia Medical College, 1853-4 Philadelphia Academy of Natural Science, Secretary, 1853-1864 Prof chemistry, Jefferson Medical College, 1864-1877 Fellow of the Philadelphia College of Physicians 1853; fellow of the American Philosophical Society 1868; and, besides membership in other societies, was connected with the American medical association Author: An Outline of Medical Chemistry (1855); Elements of Medical Chemistry (1863) It is an interesting collection of thinking on different subjects, and a peep into the life of the Franklin Institute and scientific dialog in Philadelphia in the mid-19th century.**Notes: 1. "The career of Thomas C. Eakins (1844–1916) has been explored in earlier articles in this series. There are several possible explanations why Eakins chose Rand for the first of the many portraits of Philadelphia physicians that he would complete during the following 30 years. The two probably became first acquainted while Eakins was a student at Philadelphia's Central High School, where Rand, also an alumnus of Central High, taught from 1859 to 1864, together with other responsibilities noted previously. Rand and Eakins shared a mutual interest and participation in the sport of rowing, the subject of some of Eakins' early and most renowned paintings. Rand was, for a time, president of the Philadelphia Undine Barge Club, where Eakins may have been a member. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brockhaus Conversations-Lexikon 10.Auflage, 15 Bände, 1851-1855 (II)

      F.A. Brockhaus 1851-1855, Leipzig - Brockhaus. Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexicon). Zehnte verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. 15 Bände in 16 Büchern (Komplett). Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1851-1855. Original-Halbledereinbände. Rücken mit für die Zeit überschwänglichen Goldprägungen, unten goldgeprägt BRESCIUS". Format ca. 24cm x 16cm. Wie auch den 12 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, ist die Rückenfront sehr homogen. Auch die Rückenkanten fest, lediglich eine mit einem ganz kleinen Einriss. In der Rückenansicht nicht zu sehen, haben drei Außengelenke einen Einriss (ein kleiner, einer ca. 2,5cm & einer 7cm). Der Buchschnitt etwas fleckig. Buchdeckel mit Flecken, Kratzern, einer ein Stück berieben, einer stärker fleckig. Buchkanten, -ecken & Außengelenke stärker berieben. Innen alles fest eingebunden. Keine losen oder fehlenden Seiten. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Abklatsch der Lederecken auf Vorsätzen. Seiten so gut wie nicht fleckig, lediglich die vorderen & hinteren Seiten. Keine Anstreichungen. Zwei Seiten eingerissen. Vorsatzpapier am Innengelenk an vier Stellen mittig ein Stück eingerissen." 26000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Month. A View of Passing Subjects and Manners, Home and Foreign, Social and General.

      Published at the Office of "The Month", London 1851 - Six issues of this monthly (July-December 1851, all published), 16mo (4.75 x 6"), 80 pp. each, with continuous pagination, original brown pictorial wrappers. Each number contains an etched frontispiece, fulll-page woodcuts plus woodcuts in text, all by John Leech. Contents include literary writings, poetry, songs and social observations. An overall remarkably well-preserved set: a couple of spines show light chipping, spotting and couple of tiny chips to cover edges of July issue; covers lightly soiled. Interiors are fine other than browning to the frontispieces. With the H. Bradbury of Bolton bookseller ticket on four issues. Housed in a brown cloth chemise and quarter brown morocco slipcase with cloth sides. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter signed, to fellow writer G[ilbert]. A'Beckett

      1851. Two pages (first and third panels of a folded leaf), addressed to "Dear A'Beckett". [London:] "Devonshire Terrace | Monday Tenth February 1851." Dickens wrote this letter to the English humorist, journalist and playwright Gilbert A'Beckett, just before departing, later that same evening, for a brief trip to Paris (within a couple of days he was writing letters from the Hôtel Wagram there). His companion on the trip was caricaturist and illustrator John Leech, who like A'Becket was a major force of the comic journal Punch. Their main reason for the trip was to absorb the sights and sounds and smells of the early-morning Cattle Market in Poissy and the Abattoir in Montmartre -- which in an upcoming Household Words piece (March 8th), Dickens would contrast with Smithfield and the London slaughter-houses. The text of the letter reads:~Your note of Saturday reaching me when I was striving with a violently agitated cross-sea of correspondence, I unfortunately mislaid it. I have no doubt it will reappear triumphantly, in a few months; but I am not certain that I have accurately remembered in the List, what places you want. As I am going to Paris for five days, and have in the meanwhile placed my list in the fists of Forster, will you write him one line, and relieve me from the painful possibility of any short-coming in respect to your wish. I think I am right, but I am not sure.~Faithfully yours always~[signed]Charles Dickens~The letter is in fine condition. Per the Pilgrim Edition of Dickens's Letters Vol. 6, CD wrote many letters on that day of departure -- but this one is not cited among them.

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        The House of the Seven Gables

      Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1851 A very good first edition, first issue, with battered type on page 149 and with March ads, one of only 1690 copies thus. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        The House of the Seven Gables, a Romance

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851, 1851. First edition, Clark's fourth printing. Clark A17.d., binding E; BAL 7604, binding E; Wright II, 1135. Head and foot of the spine skillfully repaired; very good copy.. 8vo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering.

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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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        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;.

      1851 - (.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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        Novarum et minus cognitarum stirpium Pugillus..

      Hamburg: Meissner, 1851. One part foxed, others fine, wrappers a bit chipped.. Four separately printed parts, slim quarto, original wrappers. Four very scarce catalogues of bryophytes or non-vascular plants in the botanical collection at Hamburg, including ten New Holland Species, one from New Zealand and another specifically noted as a native species of Van Diemen's Land. This selection comprises four separately issued parts from the series of nine, published in 1831, 1832, 1838 and 1851 respectively. The author of the monographs, Joannes Lehmann (1792 - 1860), was professor at Hamburg University from 1818 and director of the botanical garden. The books are inscribed by the author to his respected peer, Professor Fredrik Wahlberg (1800-1877), a Swedish botanist, pupil of Carl Thunberg and member of the Swedish Academy of Sciences. Wahlberg was appointed professor of natural history and Materia Medica at the Karolinska Institute. A neat manuscript note by Wahlberg listing species is loosely inserted.

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        Buildung for the great exhibition in London, 1851.",

      1851 - Großformatige Ansicht des Weltausstellungsgebäudes schräg über Eck mit reichlich figürlicher Staffage auf dem Freigelände. Getönte Lithographie mit zusätzlicher Farbplatte (Blau für den Himmel) von Hawkins bei Day & Son, veröffentlicht durch Ackermann & Co in London, 3. Jan. 1851. 32,5 x 96 cm. - Mit einem breiten weißen Rand, einige Risse dort fachmännisch restauriert (nicht im Bildbereich); glatt und weitgehend sauber. - Die oberen Bildecken abgerundet. Seltene und prachtvoll große Ansicht. Im Informationstext zahlreiche technische Angaben zum Bau, der extra für die 1. Weltausstellung entworfen wurde und durch ein Satiremagazin den Namen "Kristallpalast" erhielt. Er brannte 1936 ab. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        \"Buildung for the great exhibition in London, 1851.\",

       1851. Großformatige Ansicht des Weltausstellungsgebäudes schräg über Eck mit reichlich figürlicher Staffage auf dem Freigelände. Getönte Lithographie mit zusätzlicher Farbplatte (Blau für den Himmel) von Hawkins bei Day & Son, veröffentlicht durch Ackermann & Co in London, 3. Jan. 1851. 32,5 x 96 cm. - Mit einem breiten weißen Rand, einige Risse dort fachmännisch restauriert (nicht im Bildbereich); glatt und weitgehend sauber. - Die oberen Bildecken abgerundet. Seltene und prachtvoll große Ansicht. Im Informationstext zahlreiche technische Angaben zum Bau, der extra für die 1. Weltausstellung entworfen wurde und durch ein Satiremagazin den Namen \"Kristallpalast\" erhielt. Er brannte 1936 ab. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Graphik, Europa, England, London, Weltausstellung

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        Felsen mit Bildstock.

      1851 1851 - Bleistift, auf Bütten, links unten bezeichnet und datiert „Am Jaudenstein bei Schlitters 26/7/51". 28,8:21,5 cm. Ein wenig stockfleckig. In der Nähe der im oberen Zillertal gelegenen Ortschaft Schlitters liegt ein zerklüfteter und kaum bewachsener Hügel mit einer Kapelle, der sagenumwobene, im Volksmund genannte Jaudenstein. Bei dem Zeichner dieses Blattes wird es sich um einen Künstler handeln, der in der Tradition der romantischen Landschaftsmalerei steht. Der abwechselnd weiche und harte Strich sowie die Komposition – der Landschaftsausschnitt in Nahsicht – zeigen eine sichere und lebendige Handhabung der Technik.

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        Der Siebenjährige Krieg - Unter Allerhöchster Königlicher Bewilligung nach der Original-Correspondenz Friedrich des Großen mit dem Prinzen Heinrich und Seinen Generälen aus den Staats-Archiven, bearbeitet Kurd Wolfgang v. Schöning.

      Potsdam: Verlag von Ferdinand Riegel 1851/1852. - XVI, 321; 446; VIII, 596 Seiten. Band 1 und 2 mit einigen Tabellen. Alle drei Bände zweisprachig - Korrespodenz in Französisch, Kommentierung in Deutsch und Fraktur. Schöning (1789-1859) war preußischer Generalmajor und "Historiograph" der Armee und kämpfte in zahlreichen Schlachten mit, u.a. mit Prinz Heinrich bei der Schlacht bei Auerstädt. Neben mehreren Wunden brachte er das Eiserne Kreuz I. und II. Klasse und andere Orden aus dem Feldzug zurück. Schöning verfasste zahlreiche geschichtliche Arbeiten. Vorliegendes Werk ist ein unerlässlicher und wertvoller Zeitzeuge für das Denken und Hoffen eines der "Obersten" des Preussischen Militärs seiner Zeit. Sein handschriftlicher Nachlaß befindet sich in der königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin (vgl. ADB XXXII, 311). - Seltenes Exemplar in drei Bänden (= vollständig). Zweisprachig: Korrespodenz in Französisich, Kommentierung in Deutsch und Fraktur. - Band 1 mit gestochenem Frontispiz, Band 2 und 3 mit lithographierten Frontispices. Bei allen drei Bänden jeweils durch ein Pergaminpapier-Hemdchen vom Titelblatt getrennt. Ebenso ein bzw. zwei Seiten Berichtigungen in Band 1 und 2. - Papier zu Beginn und zum Schluß hin stockfleckig, Schnitt ebenso. - Sonst sehr sauberes, gutes Exemplar. mu Gewicht in Gramm: 1990 8° (17,5-22,5 cm). Schöne blaugraue Leinenbände der Zeit mit blindgepägten Fileten und goldgeprägten Titeln auf den Rücken.

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        Schematismus der Königlich Bayerischen Armee,

      München, 1851. - Gezeichnet und zu vieljährigen Veränderungen eingerichtet dann zum Handgebrauch herausgegeben. Mit 30 kolorierten lithographischen Uniformtafeln (von 56), 1 kolorierte doppelblattgroße schemantische Tafel, 1 Registerblatt, lose in bedruckter Originalbroschur , 18,5 x 11,5 cm, Umschlag etwas angestaubt, Tafeln sauber, die Tafeln nummeriert 1 bis 30. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Hunter-Naturalist. Romance of Sporting; or, Wild Scenes and Wild Hunters.

      Philadelphia: J. W. Bradley, 1851. - Tall 8vo., (10 7/8 x 7 ¼ inches). Vignette title page (a bit spotted throughout). Fine chromolithographed frontispiece, 9 chromolithographed plates, 2 full-page wood engravings, numerous in-text wood engravings throughout (some spotting). Modern green library cloth with contemporary morocco spine label gilt (some rubbing). First edition. All published of an intended series. For Webber, the "hunter-naturalist" was a combination of the primitive and the scientific, a man who "knows nature through the medium of his own sense." 5 of the chromolithographed plates by famed Western artist Alfred Jacob Miller. Includes 2 chapters on Audubon, while the last 75 pages are devoted to big game hunting in southern Africa. THE FIRST CHROMOLITHOGRAPH ILLUSTRATIONS TO APPEAR IN AN AMERICAN BOOK, as well as the first time Miller's chromolithographs were published in a book. "The colored lithographs were the first to appear in an American book. Because of this, the angling collector must compete not only with Americana collectors, but those who collect early color work.very scarce" (Bruns). "Most of the letters are entitled: 'Letters from the sporting grounds.' Three letters of October 3 in the Courier were not reprinted in the Spirit. They are critical of the landlords of Lake Pleasant. Webber complains that local guides saved the best fishing for a few favored gentleman sportsmen, and duped the rest of the tourists" (Henderson, p. 250). Howes W-196 'aa.' Henderson, pp. 249-250. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Fly Fishing in Salt & Fresh Water. With Six Plates, representing artificial Flies, etc. [Handcoloured]. [With a special chapter on Flyfishing in Connemara - Fly-Fishing Lough Ina, near Clifden, in Bertraghboy Bay, at the Skyard Rocks, at Deer Island and off the Isle of Mweenish and the Isle of Arran].

      London: John van Voorst. First and only edition.. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. With some fraying to two pages. Unbelievably rare edition with the excellent handcoloured plates in fresh colours and overall excellent condition.. First and only edition. London, John van Voorst, 1851. Octavo. VIII, 74, (1) pages plus VI plates (including the frontispiece) of which V plates are beautifully handcoloured. Hardcover / Original publisher's blindstamped cloth. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. With some fraying to two pages. Unbelievably rare edition with the excellent handcoloured plates in fresh colours and overall excellent condition. The first book published on salt water Fly fishing !! With a special sketch on page 9 of the chapter that deals with Salmon. The sketch highlights the best fishery at Lough Ina, mentioning: "The Salmon are so numerous here, that i feel convinced that if the Fishery were preserved, it would afford the very best salmon-fishing in Europe" / The detailed accounts of fishing in Connemara are wonderful in this rather unknown and scarce publication: "In Ballynahinch Lake there is room for five boats, three good salmon stands from the shore and numerous stands for white trout from the shore" / With a special Appendix dealing with: Wax / Varnish for the Heads of the Flies / Fly-making Vices / To stain Feathers / The Phryganeae / The Ephemerae / To preserve Feathers from the Moth / Silk, Silk Lines and Gut / To preserve Silk Salmon-Lines / Loch Maree, Ross-shire / How to make a Landing-net from a square piece / Dogs rolling in the Dirt / Dies for staining Hackles for the Legs of Dun Flies / Connemara / To stain Gray Mallard Feathers for the Wings of the May-Fly / Sea-Fishing on the West Coast of Ireland / Isle of Arran / The Herring a good Sea-bait / Coast of Connemara / Mackerel-Fishing off the West Coast of Ireland / Fish Pudding / Angling in America / Nova Scotia /

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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. 875 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettre autographe signée.

      Paris, 31.10.1851 - 1 page in-4to. 'Vous pourrez vous éviter la peine de passer chez moi .à l'institut . en vous présentant à Madame Vernet de ma part, elle vous remettra le portrait dont vous me parlez'.

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        Das Königreich Preußen in malerischen Original-Ansichten (180 Stahlstiche) seiner interessantesten Gegenden, seiner merkwürdigsten Städte, Heilquellen, und Seebäder, seiner Badeorte, seiner Kirchen Burgen und sonstigen Baudenkmälern. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von verschiedenen Künstlern und in Stahl gestochen von Joh. Poppel ( Kupferstecher aus München) histor.-topogr. Text.

      Darmstadt, G. G. Lange 1851. 356, 136 Seiten 24 S. Groß 8° mit 180 Stahlstichen nachgebundene Ausgabe, Halbleinen, innen Tafeln und Papier stockfleckig sowie Tafeln wasserrandig, Poppel, Johann Gabriel Friedrich 1807-1882Inhalt: Frankfurt 16 Seiten, / Trier Seite 9 - 56 / Aachen Seite 58 - 86 / Soest 88 - 90 / Paderborn 92 - 97 / Koblenz 98 - 166 / Zwischen Koblenz und Neuwied 167 - 177 / Neuwied 178 -194 / Zwischen Neuwied und Bonn 195 - 220 / Bonn 221 - 252 / Köln 253 - 324 / Das Moselland Zwischen Koblenz und Tier Seite 325 - 356 ++++++2. Teil: Breslau Seite 1 - 18 / Neisse 19 - 24 / Münster 25 - 136 19 Jh 1 Versand D: 4,50 EUR Deutsche Geschichte / Preußen /, Landeskunde / Grafik / Königreich Preußen in Stahlstichen

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        Romanzero.

      - Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe 1851. 8°. VI, 314 S., 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeige. Grauer Halblederband auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenschild und -vergoldung mit farbig illustr. floralem Deckelbezug, weiß-silber illustr. Vorsätzen und Kopfgoldschnitt (der schöne illustr. Umschlag der Original-Broschur eingebunden). Erster Druck der ersten Ausgabe von Heines dritter Gedichtsammlung, gedruckt in Voigt's Buchdruckerei in Wandsbeck. - Goedeke VIII, 561, 89. - Wilhelm/Galley I, 559. - Meyer S. 90. - Borst 2429. - Steinbrink S. 174, Nr. 13. - Alle genannten Bibliographien sehen den Druck von Hotop in Kassel mit 313 Seiten als ersten Druck an. James E. Walsh hat jedoch nachgewiesen, daß es sich bei dem vorliegenden bei Voigt in Wandsbek hergestellten Druck um den ersten Druck handeln muß (siehe Philobiblon, XXV. Jg., Heft 3, S. 181 ff.). - Sehr schönes, fleckenfreies Exemplar, in diesem Zustand und mit dem hübschen eingebundenen lithographierten Original-Umschlag (Libelle im Flug zwischen Blumen und Ranken) sehr selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goa, and the Blue Mountains; or Six Months of Sick Leave

      Richard Bentley, London 1851 - 8vo, pp. viii, 368, with four tinted plates and folding map of the South Eastern and Western Coast of India. Original publisher's fawn cloth with ornamental border in blind on both covers. A very good, unrestored copy. Some puckering to the cloth, head of spine with minor fraying and short splits in cloth along the joints, corners bumped. Internally quite clean, hinges sound. Bookplate of Elliot Macnaghten (1807-1888, Judge of the Supreme Court at Madras and Calcutta) on front pastedown. Burton's first book, an account his travels in southwestern India while on sick leave from the British Indian Army in 1847. He visited the Portuguese colony of Goa, went through Calicut and other cities on the Malabar coast, and ended up the Nilgiri mountains. Penzer pp. 38-39. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. („FvFlotow").

      W[ien],, 10. Mai 1831 od. 1851. - 2 SS. 8vo. An eine Dame: „Seit einigen Tagen da unsere arme Kranke wieder ein wenig sich erholt hat konnte ich auch meine bis dahin ganz darniederliegenden Geschäfte wieder ein wenig aufnehmen, und das erste war gewiß Ihre Wünsche zu befriedigen mag es nun noch Zeit sein oder zu spät, jedenfalls sollten Sie an meinem guten Willen nicht zweifeln. Ich sende Ihnen beifolgend das Lied und glaube es nicht Ihrem reitzenden [!] Magdela [?] zu unwürdig; ich habe es gleichzeitig instrumenti[e]rt und auch Pianofortebegleitung hinzugefügt, damit Sie rasch versuchen können. Da wie ich glaube die Frau Stoppé die Partie der Magdele [?] übernimmt so glaube ich die Stimmlage getroffen zu haben, übrigens läßt es sich leicht um einen Ton höher oder tiefer transponi[e]ren [.]". – Mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        Quatorze discours

      La librairie nouvelle 1851 - - La librairie nouvelle, Paris 1851, 16,5x25cm, broché. - Edition originale qui reprend les discours les plus célèbres, dont certains, mémorables, prononcés à la tribune de l'assemblée nationale législative, le discours sur la révision et le plaidoyer prononcé le 11 juin 1851, devant la cour d'assise de la Seine, défendant l'inviolabilité de la vie humaine; fausse mention de huitième édition. En frontispice, un portrait de l'auteur par Masson. Quelques rares rousseurs. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo à Juliette Drouet : "A mon pauvre doux ange aimé. V." Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Pierre Duché, ex-libris. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition which contains the most famous speeches, some of which, memorable, spoken from the tribune of the National Legislative Assembly, the discourse on the review and advocacy pronounced June 11, 1851, before the Assize Court of the Seine, defending the sanctity of human life; false indication of eighth edition. Prev [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Historia General y Natural de las Indias

      

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        Sämmtliche Werke - Neue Ausgabe - Band 1-22 in 11

      Otto Wigand, 1847-1851, Leipzig - 8°, zus ca. 4400 S., HLdr. d. Zt. mit floraler Rückenvergoldung - Enthält die Romane: Lukrezia Florani, Consuelo, Die Gräfin von Rudolstadt, Johann Ziska, Der Piccinino, Obermann, Der Findling, Claudia, Die kleine Fadette. Einbände etwas berieben und bestossen. Papier altersbedingt schwachgebräunt und schwach braunfleckig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goa, and the Blue Mountains; or Six Months of Sick Leave

      London: Richard Bentley, 1851. First Edition. 8vo, pp. viii, 368, with four tinted plates and folding map of the South Eastern and Western Coast of India. Original publisher's fawn cloth with ornamental border in blind on both covers. A very good, unrestored copy. Some puckering to the cloth, head of spine with minor fraying and short splits in cloth along the joints, corners bumped. Internally quite clean, hinges sound. Bookplate of Elliot Macnaghten (1807-1888, Judge of the Supreme Court at Madras and Calcutta) on front pastedown. Burton's first book, an account his travels in southwestern India while on sick leave from the British Indian Army in 1847. He visited the Portuguese colony of Goa, went through Calicut and other cities on the Malabar coast, and ended up the Nilgiri mountains. Penzer pp. 38-39.

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        Lives of the Queens of England.

      

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        Art periodical ‘Russian gold leaf’ (1851–1862) - Facsimile

      

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        Geschichte des östereichischen Hofs und Adels und der östereichischen Diplomatie 1. -10 Band von 11 Bänden

      Hoffmann u. Campe Verlag 1851-1852, Hamburg - 10 Bände in 5 Halblederbänden der Zeit, XVI, 327, 298, 317, 340, 305, 332, 338, 316, 362, 292 Seiten; Zustand: gut mit Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz de 2200 Buch

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