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        Wanderungen durch Schwaben. Wegweiser durch Würtemberg und Baden. Mit 30 Stahlstichen. Dritte veränderte und vermehrte Auflage. Leipzig, C. A. Haendel, 1851.

      1851. IV, 244 SS. Mit 30 Tafeln in Stahlstich (dav. 1 als Frontispiz). Halbleinenband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. 8vo. Dritte Ausgabe. - Die hübschen Tafeln zeigen Ansichten von Eßlingen, Marbach, Heilbronn, Bad Wimpfen, vom Schwalbennest bei Neckarsteinach, von Heidelberg, Maulbronn, vom Reußenstein, von Hohenaurach, der Nebelhöhle, Tübingen, Hohenzollern, Freiburg im Breisgau, Lindau, Konstanz etc. - Durchgehend schwach stockfleckig. Aus der Bibliothek des Vorarlberger Rechtsanwalts Dr. Karl J. Steger.

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        Chants du Peuple en Grèce (2 Tomes - Complet)

      2 vol. in-8 reliure demi-chagrin brun, Jacques Lecoffre et Cie, Paris, 1851, 2 ff., xix-428 ; 2 ff. 496 pp. Complet. Edition originale. Avec le texte en grec et la traduction française de l'auteur regard.Rare exemplaire de cet important recueil de poésies populaires grecques, colligées par le Comte de Marcellus. Bon état (qq. petits frott. en coupes, qq. rouss.)

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        The Dovecote and The Aviary: Being Sketches of the Natural History of Pigeons and other Domestic Birds in a Captive State, with Hints for their Management. [By E.S. Dixon].

      London: John Murray 1851 - XIV, 458, 32 Seiten. This ornithological book is well-known for it's great impact on Charles Darwin. - Very rare. - Cover foxed and slightely rubbed, edges foxed. Internally clean, last pages slightely foxed. - Else good, decorative copy, bound in original cloth with gilted vignet on front cover. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 8° (17,5 x 11,5 cm). Dekorativer Orig.-Leinenband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und goldgeprägten Vignetten auf Rücken und Deckel. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oriental Album. Characters, Costumes, and Modes of Life, in the Valley of the Nile. London, James Madden, 1851.

      1851. Folio. 31 tinted lithograph plates, all with partial hand-colouring. Contemporary red half morocco gilt. Second edition of one of the most sought-after and earliest publications by Prisse d'Avennes, who spent many years in Egypt after 1826, first as an engineer in the service of Mehmet Ali. After 1836 he explored Egypt disguised as an Arab, using the name Edris Effendi; during this period he carried out archaeological excavations in the valley of the Nile. In 1848 he first published his "Oriental Album". This unusual visual collection of "characters, costumes and modes of life in the valley of the Nile" is augmented by a commentary by the renowned orientalist and Egyptologist James Augustus St. John. - The frontispiece portrait depicts the artist's friend George Lloyd in the robes of a sheikh reclining with a hookah, and camels in the background. Lloyd, a botanist accompanying the expedition, accidentally shot himself whilst cleaning a rifle. - Light foxing, affecting some plates, with 2 plates trimmed at foot and laid down. Atabey 1001. Blackmer 1357. Colas 2427. OCLC 4423031. Cf. Brunet IV, 885 (1st ed. only). Heritage Library, Islamic Treasures, s. v. "Art" (illustration). Not in Abbey. Lipperheide Ma 30 (1st ed.).

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        Voyage of Prince Albert in Search of Sir John Franklin

      Very good copy of scarce title in original binding Firm tight and clean All plates and map as called for Some pencil signatures and marginalia

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        Xenien. Martial. Epigr. XI. 2. 1-4. O. O. u. J.

      1851. 32 SS. Geheftet. 8vo. Sehr seltener, unautorisierter Nachdruck der Xenien, die der Philosoph Henrik Steffens als Privatdruck in Breslau veranstaltete. Am Schluss mit dem Vermerk: "200 Exemplar als Manuscr. für Freunde". - Mit hs. Notizen in Bleistift. Goedeke VI, 202. Vgl. E. Boas, Goethe u. Schiller im Xenienkampf (1851), S. 279.

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        The route of the Overland Mail to India. London, Atchley & Co., [1851].

      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.

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        Woman Travels through Europe, Morocco and Tangier Visiting a Harem and Watches a Public Hanging in Venice

      Italy, Spain, Morocco, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, England, 1851-1874. Journal of travels and special events in the charmed life of Charlotte Dent, a privileged and confident young woman born into an upper-class elite family whose legacy is tied to the restoraion of the Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire, with highlights being a year spent in Venice whilst it was still crown land of the Austrian Empire, a three-week tour of Tangier, and intimate details of her private life. Qto. 502 pages. A fine burgundy morocco binding sold by William Burnside in Blackheath, with ornate gilt tooling to front and spine, gilt tooled turn-ins, five raised bands, original green star-patterned end papers, leafs watermarked J Whatman 1851, and featuring a genuine Bramah lock and key system engraved "J Bramah, 124 Piccadilly" with the two original skeleton keys. Volume measures 24,5 x 20 x 4 cm. A most absorbing and very personal diary of continental travels and upper-class life hobnobbing with royalty and gentry, the writer being Miss Charlotte Wilkinson Dent, an educated socialite, an adventurous woman, and member of the patrician Dent family connected to Sudeley Castle. Her father was a brother of John and William Dent who purchased the castle; her first cousin was Emma Dent who completed restoration works and published a history of the castle. Emma (née Brocklehurst) was one of Charlotte's bridesmaids when she married Captain Arnold Thompson of the Royal Artillery in 1854. Charlotte was the only daughter of Major Robert Dent, Esq. (1793-1853) who served in the Horse Grenadier Guards, is listed as a member of the Society of Antiquities of London in 1802, and who died only fourteen months before she married in 1854. She is named after her mother Charlotte, née Robbarts. She travelled widely throughout Europe as a young woman, before and after she married. As a wealthy aristocrat, she drew the public eye, and the events of her life were seldom private even when they ought to have been, including the death of her young son and a previous stillborn birth, both of which she describes. Previous to her marriage, Charlotte Wilkinson Dent is named in "The India Office and Burma Office List (1852)" as a "Proprietor of East-India Stock", as are separately named, widow Mrs. C. Dent residing at Lee in Kent (presumably her mother), Mr. Thomas Dent, Esq. at Canton, a William Dent on London, and others. A public hanging by Austrian rulers in Venice, a Moroccan harem, ancient architecture, traditional festivals, emperor's palaces, grand weddings, dining with diplomats and royalty - these are but some of the events which are so eloquently described in the young partisan's fine manuscript hand. When her diary begins, Charlotte was living in Manor House, Lee, England, another historic site with which she is associated. Dating back to 1772 and famed as the residence of the Baring merchant banking family, Sir Francis Baring (1740-1810) purchased it in 1796, bequeathing the Manor House and Gardens to his son Thomas Baring (1799-1873) who leased it to private tenants, Charlotte's family residing there from 1848 and into the mid to late 1850s. A fine morocco journal, complete with a robust high quality Bramah lock, this volume was gifted to Charlotte by her mother as she departed for her first continental journey in 1851, departing on 5 September from the Lee Manor House in a Clarence type horse-drawn carriage with a driver, for an extensive stay in Venice. With her travel companions Clinton, Marianne and Polly who may be her siblings, the writer settled in Venice for nearly a year, sharing numerous dinners and soiréees with nobility and gentry - Dukes and Duchesses, Princesses, Counts, leading military men including politicians, Generals, and Governors, from several countries. Sojourns are made to the spa resort village Recoaro Terme, the Prosecco producing town of Treviso, and other prestigious locations. Pastimes included, as expected from a refined young Victorian lady, reading the latest published novels, strolls at the town piazza, garden walks, devotions, and playing the piano. At the time ruled by Franz Joseph I of Austria, the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia, now part of Italy, some Ventians protested for independence, and payed for it with their lives. Much to her dismay, Charlotte witnessed a famous revolutionary being hanged by Austrian officials in a public square, a most disturbing sight for a young, refined woman. Her return journey included a short tour of Vienna in Austria, and several cities in Germany, arriving back in England 3 November 1852, at the Pierremount House, Broadstairs, on the Isle of Thanet, in Kent. This section of the volume, Charlotte's first travel account, is an elegant, detailed work revealing the lives and relations of nineteenth century nobles, and consists of 226 pages. Excerpts from the text, pertaining to Venice, etc.: "Journal of my journey to Venice..." "Friday Sept 5th 1851. Left Manor House, Lee about a quarter past three in a hired Clarence... Reached London Bridge at 1/4 past four, found Uncle Lancelot there..." "[Venice] Sept. 28th... at two o'clock went by appointment to the Infanta's... she is young...her name is Maria Béatrice, she is a daughter of the Duke of Modena & sister to the Countesse de Chambord, alias Duchesse de Bordeaux... " "Oct. 10th. Was very industrious working at the muslin curtains for the dining room the greater part of the morning... went out to the gondola, called first on Madame Chwostoff, the Russian Countess, and found her at home, she is very plain... takes snuff, and smokes... then went to see Madame Astruc... then walked to the Piazza..." "Oct. 11th. There was an unfortunate man hung on the Campo di Marte this morning by the Austrian Government for having purchased Revolutionary prints & possessing Revolutionary papers. His name was Luigi Dottesio, & he was denounced by one of his friends and countrymen. The man who sold the prints is condemned to ten years imprisonment in a fortress with heavy irons, - this seems severe... I can not help thinking about this execution all day." [Luigi Dottesio (1814-1851) was an Italian patriot who was very active in the distribution of anti-Austrian pamphlets, before and after 1848. Intercepted by the gendarmes in Maslianico while he was trying to illegally cross the Swiss frontier, he was executed for those activities by Austrians in Venezia, in 1851.] "Nov. 1st.... A civil note arrived from Mr. Cheney... to dine with him... it was decided I should refuse...he is not married.... Madame Esterhazy, Lady Lorell, General Wallmoden, Maréchal Marmont, and Prince & Princess Yablonowski dined.... [Edward Cheney (1803-1884) was a prominent member of the British community in Venice]" "Nov. 21st... to the Salute, there were two bridges of boats built across the Grand Canal... the Fête of the Salute which was erected by the Senate in 1632... a procession of priests... crowds of people... Mrs. Ruskin [Efie, wife of writer John Ruskin] in a most wonderful bonnet & Lady Sorell [wife of the late Lieut-Col Sir Thomas Stephen Sorell, consul-general for the Lombardo-Venetian States] ... " "Nov. 30th... to dine... the party consisted of Princess Hohenlohe [Queen Victoria's half sister Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe Langenburg], Princess Yablonowski [Polish], the old Marshall, Count Falkenhayn [Prusssian], Mr. D'Erico, Count Festetics [Hungarian]... " "December 1st. Princess Yablonowski called..." "January 5th [1852]... appointment to go to the Belli Arti" with Mrs. Ruskin... then went to the Ducal Palace..." "Feb. 5th. Signor Buzzolla came... Arranged the room &c. for our dance this evening... the first night of the Rigatta... The people all seemed pleased, Princess Hohenlohe looked very nice... I wore a white tarlatan dress... Roman Pearls..." "Feb.13th... paid a visit to Madame de Quesney, dame d'honneur to the Duchesse de Berri, & asked to be allowed d'offrir nos hommages à son Altesse Royale..." "March 14th. General Reischach called... on the Piazzetta, the Capitaine Pisztory, also Colonel Cameron. About eight went to a large concert at the Duchess de Berri's, there were numerous royalties present, the Grand Duke Constantine & Grand Duchess, the Duc & Duchess de Bordeaux, the Duke & Duchess of Modena, the Duchess of Parma &c... covered with beautiful diamonds... sang with great taste..." "July 24th. Very busy packing as I shall have to turn out of my nice large cool room next week for Lord Westmoreland" "August 1st. Lord Westmoreland & Lord Burghersh dined." "Sept. 21st. [Vienna]... beautiful Cathedral...stonework of the spire... We mounted the Santa Tower, saw the great bell made of 180 pieces of cannon taken from the Turks... went to the Emperor's Palace... Emperor's carriages... Church of the Augustines..." "June 15th [Manor House, Lee, England]. Arnold's thirty second birthday & the day on which we were married... My bridesmaids were Agnes Brucks, Sophia Pereira, Emma Dent, Sabine Dent, Annie Young & my wee niece Marianne... Captain Adye was Arnold's man [General Sir John Miller Adye, soldier and artist]" In January 1854 Charlotte attended an Artillery Soirée with her future husband, whom she had met in 1848. Details of their engagement and wedding consume the following few pages, which are followed by some significant events of their early years together. Small newspaper clippings of such events, and also Charlotte's travels abroad, disperse the manuscript text, revealing that the couple had little privacy, even in difficult times of loss including birthing complications. Her husband is Captain Arnold Thompson, Royal Artillery, who would become Lieutenant-Colonel circa October 1859, Colonel on 6 February 1870, and who achieved rank of Major-General, retiring on 1 May 1880. He may have been from Lanarkshire, a historic county in the central Lowlands of Scotland, not far from the border of England; further research is required to confirm. In May 1855 Arnold was suddenly despatched to HMS Candia by the Royal Army to participate in the Crimean War. His father "Captain Thompson" and his mother, stayed with Charlotte for couple of months. Charlotte then went to visit her mother at the Lee manor House. A busy itinerary of soirées and sojourns continues in England, and as far as Ballincollig in Ireland, Charlotte and Arnold visiting castles and fine estates. A daughter was born at their Woolrich home in 1857. An entry made on 19 November 1858 states that when in Broadstairs the couple frequently stayed in the apartment of Dr. Symes Thompson (1837-1906), a prominent physician and the son of Dr Theophilus Thompson (1807-1860), suggesting her husband's relation to this pedigree. Charlotte and Arnold had a son in 1860, also born in Woolrich. In the spring of 1861 the diarist boarded the steamship Megaera headed for Spain with her husband, to settle in Gibraltar, in a "Europa Pass Cottage". It is possible that Arnold was posted at the Europa Pass Batteries, a group of artillery batteries, located north-west of Europa Point in the south of Gibraltar. [In 1859 the battery had seven guns that looked over the west shoreline around Little Bay. Close to the shore was the Devil's Bowling Green Battery that was overlooked by this battery and the Buena Vista Battery.] Charlotte's mother died when she was in Gibraltar in 1861. Here also, only a few months later, her infant son of 2 years 9 months, Gerald Arnold Bunbury Thompson, died on 25 April 1862, a tragedy which is painfully described in her diary. In 1867 Charlotte and Arnold relocated to the Buena Vista New Mess House, accommodations provided to them by Gibraltar's Governor Sir Richard Airey. Charlotte travelled back to England several times during her stay at Gibraltar. By September 1867 the couple had to vacate once more, thus making plans to visit Tangier across the Strait. In Tangier they attended an extravagant Jewish wedding, as well as a traditional Moorish wedding, both of which are described with splendid detail. Taking in local custom with every opportunity, and clearly having high class connections, they were granted a most intimate tour of the Pasha's palace, harem, and grounds. The 7th October is her last entry, departing from Tangier. Sixteen (16) engaging pages of the diary are devoted specifically to Tangier and Moroccan custom. Excerpts from the text, pertaining to Tangier: "Tuesday, Sept. 17th [1867] Left Gibraltar by the Hercules for Tangier... Victoria Hotel... found only Captn. Stephenson (84th Fusiliers)... saw various Moors &c riding, the costumes &c seemed all so strange." "... on mules with Moorish Guides to visit Cape Spartel" "... visited the Belgian Consul's home.. rode to Mount Washington... the summer residence of Sir John Hay [Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay (1816-93) diplomat and Consul General] returning we heard Moorish music in a garden... nice Moorish merchants..." "... to the Pasha's Camp, we were 3 1/2 hours going... found about 100 soldiers, no good horses, & the Pasha was asleep... costumes were very picturesque... heard that the Pasha's Camp had been attacked by the rebels..." "Sept. 30th. Went to see Mehammed's (interpreter to the hotel) wife... friends were with her... Then we visited a large Moorish house full of blk slaves, all the floors... colored tiles... to several Jew's houses... some of the women shewed us their jewels...the head-dress they wear when married..." "Oct. 2nd. Managed to see the Pasha's Harem, the court of the Palace was very handsome. I cannot say as much for the wives... The first wife, an enormous dark colored woman was very civil & shewed us one of her dresses... There were hosts of small colored children running about... took our leave & went to the Pasha's stables... The Pasha past... he was gorgeously attired..." "Had an interview with the Second Governor Abdul Meleb... his wife... her cousin (only fourteen though married)..." "Moorish Harems appear uncommonly dirty downstairs where they seem always to live in rooms looking onto the courtyard or patio... upstairs a room covered with Moorish rugs, cushions round the floor to sit on, a bed at each end & glasses frames stuck up so high one cannot see in them." "Bought some Moorish jewellery... merchants from the interior paid us a visit in our sitting room. They wore high white turbans & fine white cashmere Haiks..." From Tangier the couple embarked on a voyage to Vigo for short tour of Spain, from Vigo to Cadiz, then by rail to Seville, where she met by surprise the former Military Secretary of Gibraltar Arthur James Lyon Fremantle who greeted her more than enthusiastically. A six month stay in Seville afforded many tours, festivals, and Cathedrals to visit. Via Cordoba, and Malaga where they watched the making of terra cotta figures, to Granada where they stayed for twelve days and visited numerous sites. Charlotte's tour of Spain is described over 35 pages. Returning to the port of Malaga, a departure voyage in March 1868 saw them safely to London. Following entries continue to unfold local travels and gentility, a sort-of upper class insouciant nomadic lifestyle afforded only by the affluent non-working class. This section of the diary yields yet more significant names and historic English estates. For example, on 3 November 1870 Charlotte travelled with a friend named Ethel by train then omnibus to the stately Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, the seat of the Duke of Devonshire, then occupied by William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire. On the 1st of December another Dent family wedding took place, Charlotte's husband Arnold coming from Sheerness for the grand occasion. In 1871 Charlotte documents her tour of Switzerland and an extended stay in Paris, with friends Ethel, Henriette, and a maid. In 1873, Arnold bids her farewell as she leaves on an extensive tour of Germany, with sojourns to Belgium and France. These travels are described over 110 pages. The volume concludes with a quote from Scottish novelist and poet George John Whyte-Melville. Further excerpts from the text: "Seville. March 28th [1868] ... went into the cathedral... beautiful stonework... to my surprise I was accosted by Col. Freemantle formerly Military Secretary at Gibraltar... introduced me to his wife..." "Buxton. Nov. 3rd [1870] train to Bowsley & thence by Omnibus to Chatsworth. The Duke & his family were residing there, so all the fountains were playing..." "1874. I shall bid farewell to this dear Diary given me by my Mother twenty three years ago..." Charlotte's connection to the Sudeley Castle: Brothers John and William Dent, wealthy glovemakers from Worcester bought the Sudeley Castle from the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos in 1837, having previously purchased the rest of the estate from Lord Rivers in 1830. They began an ambitious restoration programme, which was continued by their nephew John Coucher Dent who inherited the castle in 1855, and who had married Emma Brocklehurst, daughter of John Brocklehurst (1788-1870), one of Macclesfield's first MPs, a banker, and head of the family's successful silk milling business. Emma Dent was an intellectual, cultured and industrious Victorian lady who cared deeply for the Sudeley Castle estate and neighbouring Winchcombe. In 1877 she published the "Annals of Winchcombe and Sudeley." Following her husband's death in 1885 much of her energy was devoted to their improvement and continuing welfare. In 1890 Emma had the building works at Sudeley Castle completed, which included the North and West Lodges, the Jubilee addition to the Western range, the North Tower and the new main entrance from Winchcombe. Charlotte's time at Manor House, Lee: The 1852 Journal of the Horticultural Society of London indicates that Mrs. Dent (Charlotte's mother) was a resident there at the time, having a gardener who was growing grapes on the property. Even earlier, March 1848, Mrs. Dent appears, noted as residing at manor House, Lee, in Kent, in The Athenæum: A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts. Built in 1772 as a country house, the Manor House was owned from 1796 by the banking family of Baring. In 1801 the Barings bought Stratton Park in Hampshire, a large estate which included the village of Micheldever. They subsequently leased the Lee Manor House. The first tenant of the Barings seems to have been Frederick Perkins, whom FW Hart describes as an opulent brewer, and who moved out in the 1830s. The Barings returned to the Manor House at the end of Perkins' lease, the House being used by Sir Francis Thornhill Baring who would become 1st Baron Northbrook in 1866, and who was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1839 to 1841. The latter was the grandson of the original Sir Francis. His father would have still owned the house at that stage, it didn't pass onto Sir Francis Thornhill Baring until 1848 when his father died, at which time he lessed the estate to the Dent family. In the late 1850s Henry Burrard Farnall, was the tenant. He was a Poor Law Board Inspector, and along with Florence Nightingale, instituted the first enquiries into the quality of nursing in workhouse infirmaries. By 1881 the Manor House was home to the Military "crammer" School run by Henry Wolffram which was designed to prepare young men for the entrance examinations for the Army. Earl of Northbrook sold the Manor House and estate to the London County Council for £8,835 in 1898. The house became a public library in 1902 and the garden a public park.

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      - Madrid, Mellado, 1851-1855, 16x23, 34 volumenes de texto de la A a la Z y 3 volúmenes de Atlas que contienen: I- 137 láminas. II- 126 láminas. III- 136 láminas (completo), las láminas, muchas desplegables, contienen grabados al acero ordenados por materias. Los tomos están encuadernados en holandesa de época, la lomera en piel tipo ante con algúnas manchas, y tomo con desperfecto en loomera superior. (El atlas es una reimpresión del de Didot, con texto bilingüe en francés y español. Esta obra representa la primera gran enciclopedia en lengua española que se culminó en el siglo XIX. Publicada en Madrid por el prolífico editor Francisco de Paula Mellado entre 1851 y 1855 (desde 1853 Mellado tuvo también abierto establecimiento en París), ofrece a lo largo de 34 volúmenes una adaptación de la enciclopedia publicada en francés por Didot. En la Enciclopedia de Mellado colaboraron algunos de los nombres más ilustres de aquellos años, que su editor se apresura a mencionar en el Prólogo con el que presenta la obra: Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch (Autores dramáticos), Eugenio de Ochoa (Historia de la literatura española), Manuel Bretón de los Herreros (Historia de la declamación), Ramón Mesonero Romanos (Madrid), Tomás Rodríguez Rubi (Crítica), Pedro de Madrazo (Bellas Artes), Rafael María Baralt (Filología), Ventura de la Vega (Poesía y poetas españoles), Modesto Lafuente (Fr. Gerundio) (Historia de España), Antonio Flores (Costumbres españolas), José María Antequera (Legislación, hacienda y administración), Pedro Felipe Monlau (Medicina, cirugía y farmacia), Facundo Goñy (Socialismo), El Conde de Fabraquer (Historia del cristianismo), Jorge Lasso de la Vega (Marina y botánica), Augusto de Burgos (Agricultura), Francisco Pareja de Alarcón (Religión y Moral), Francisco Fernández Villabrille (Educación y enseñanza), Alfredo Alfonso Camus (Literatura clásica), Basilio Sebastián Castellanos (Heráldica y numismática), Joaquín Pérez Comoto (Historia y geografía universal), Robustiano Pérez de Santiago (Ciencias naturales), Alejandro Magariños Cervantes (Repúblicas americanas), Antonio Ferrer del Río (Comunidades de Castilla), Antonio Pirala (Historia de la última guerra civil), Emilio Bravo (Fernando Pó y Annobon), Joaquín Espín y Guillén (Música), Ubaldo Pasaron y Lastra (Arte militar). La Introducción (tomo 1, XI-XXXVI) lleva la firma de Francisco Fernández Villabrille y los artículos no van firmados). (57249).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Gastein, 2. IX. 1851.

      1851. ¾ S. Gr.-8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Habe leider kein Bild bei mir, sende Ihnen aber mit eigener Hand einen freundlichen Gruss. Das Frei-Couvert war unglücklich placirt; es musste unvermeidlich beim Oeffnen des Briefes mit durchschnitten werden [...]".

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        Autograph letter signed twice ("Dr. G. S. Ohm" and "Ohm"). Bad Liebenstein, 31. VIII. 1851.

      1851. Large 8vo. 3 pp. Very comprehensive letter to his nephew, Georg Füchtbauer, written during a journey through Thuringia, providing advice on his studies and asking him to run a few errands for his own work in physics. - Slight damage to edges and folds (occasionally touching text); some notes and calculations from a different hand on p. 4. Published, with minor departures, in: Georg Simon Ohm, Nachgelassene Schriften und Dokumente aus seinem Leben (ed. by B. Nürmberger), Erlangen & Jena 2002.

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        Schlacht von Custozza am 25ten Juli 1848.

      Adam, 1851. Litografia, 320x495. Animata scena raffigurante la battaglia con austriaci in primo piano. Bell'esemplare con qualche fioritura ai margini.

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        Autograph manuscript. No place or date.

      1851. Folio. 12 pp. on 3 bifolia, numbered 140-142. Numerous corrections, deletions, and insertions. The ms. discusses cosmogony and the movement of the planets, mentioning the contributions made by Immanuel Kant and especially Laplace, as well as Keplers' Laws, then expanding these considerations to the level of metaphysics. The working manuscript for vol. 2, chapter 6 ("Zur Philosophie und Wissenschaft der Natur") of Schopenhauer's collection of philosophical reflections, "Parerga und Paralipomena" ("Appendices and Omissions") - the philosopher's final work, published in 1851. The "Paralipomena" volume, from which this is taken, contains short ruminations arranged by topic under 31 subheadings. In view of the less-than-enthusiastic reception of the philosopher's earlier publications, publishers were reluctant to commit to this work; it was only after significant difficulty (and through the persuasion of the philosopher's disciple Julius Frauenstädt) that Hayn of Berlin consented to publish the two volumes in a print run of 750 copies - with a honorarium of only ten copies for the author. The subject matter and stylistic arrangement of the "Paralipomena" were significant influences on the work of philosopher and psychologist Paul Ree, and through him most notably on the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, whose later work explores - following Schopenhauer - the relation of man to himself, the universe, the state, and women through the art of aphorism. - In the present ms. Schopenhauer writes: "The truth of cosmogony, however, is based not only on the space-relationship upon which Laplace insisted, namely, that 45 celestial bodies circle in a uniform direction and at the same time rotate likewise; more firmly still is it rooted in the time-relationship, expressed by the first and third Law of Kepler [...] These thoughts on cosmogony give rise to two metaphysical reflections [...] Even such a far-reaching physical explanation of the world's creation can never satisfy the desire for a metaphysical one, or indeed take its place. On the contrary! The closer you come to tracking down a phenomenon, the more clearly it appears that it is precisely that: a mere phenomenon, an apparition, and not at all the essence of the thing in itself [...]" (transl.). - The present text begins with the final paragraph of § 85. It corresponds with the printed text in the Sämtliche Werke, ed. by A. Hübscher, vol. 6, p. 142, line 4 up to p. 150, line 19, with the exception of two sections not yet present in this draft (p. 146, lines 11-16, and p. 146, lines 32-page 147, line 7). Most of the parts which Schopenhauer deleted are published in vol. 7, pp. 138-130 and p. 138. - Slight edge damage. Provenance: On loan to the Dresden State Library until 1945; later in a foreign private collection. Sold at Stargardt's auction on Oct. 4, 1989. Schopenhauer manuscripts are of the utmost rarity: auction records since 1975 list only five other autograph manuscripts, only one of which was of comparable length.

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        Autograph letter signed. N. p. o. d.

      1851. 8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium. To Émile Schuffenecker, thanking him for arranging for Gauguin to travel to Paris by train: "Grand merci de votre lettre et de son envoi. Justement j'ai écrit à Bernard mon désir de partir pour Paris donc votre offre pour m'envoyer le voyage tombe à point et je l'accepte de grand cœur. Du reste à Paris je vais me débrouiller pour vendre quelque chose, vous serez donc remboursé je crois en peu de temps. Le 4 ou le 5 je me mets en chemin de fer. Et si je ne réussis pas pour le Toukin je vais tâcher de travailler en dehors de la peinture car il faut tenir la cape pendant quelque temps. Ou bien encore je pousserai le ministre des finances pour me donner en France n'importe quoi. Mais il faut que e sois à Paris pour cela. [...]". - The French Post-Impressionist artist, painter, art teacher and art collector Émile Schuffenecker (1851-1934) was a close friend of Paul Gauguin and Odilon Redon, and one of the first collectors of works by Vincent van Gogh. Until the early 1890s when Gauguin and Schuffenecker quarrelled, Schuffenecker gave great support to Gauguin, encouraging him to take up a career as a painter. He also had the idea for the 1889 Exhibition at the Volpini Gallery, a key moment in Gauguin's influence on young painters.

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        Autograph letter signed ("G. Sand"). Nohant, 7. XII. 1851.

      1851. 8vo. 3 pp. In French, to an unidentified lady. Sand writes to her correspondent about her play, Le Mariage de Victorine, a love story which concluded with the happy marriage of a poor adopted daughter to the son of the house. Contrary to her custom, Sand went to Paris for the opening of the play. A few days after the opening, Louis Napoléon staged his coup d'état, Sand quickly returned to Nohant and the play closed. In the present letter Sand laments the situation: "Be sure that I feel sorry about the great misfortune Victorine went through more for you and Mr. Montigny than for myself. Be sure too that I want to do all I can to make up for this disaster, by writing another play in better days to the best of my ability, for which I promise right now that I won't ask him any bonus if, as it is to be feared, Victorine, after being stricken down in its prime, does not rise again from the barrier which it has fallen [...]. In 1876, the play was revived a new generation of theater-goers who had not seen the original production twenty-five years earlier was charmed and a long run was assured."

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        Mariner's Artwork, with Manuscript Notes and Poems, and Seven Pencil Sketches, Including a View of Longwood House, Napoleon's Home-in-exile on St Helena. St Helena, May 1851.

      1851. Seven pencil sketches and eight works of poetry on album leaf, ca. 215:265 mm (8 ½ x 10 ½ in). Signed and dated in ink in the lower margin. Recently matted, and in very good condition. Album sheet with seven pencil sketches of a mariner's life including one of Longwood House, Napoleon's home-in-exile on St Helena. The drawings are supplemented with eight stanzas of poetry in German, and a note stating that the sketches were made by a sailor in May 1851 while on board the Prussian bark Mercur (1833). The ship was built in East Prussia and made a series of voyages along the Western coast of Africa and to Brazil, visiting Cape Verde Islands, Bahia and Rio de Janeiro in 1850-52; it was eventually sold to Norwegians in 1854. "Longwood House was the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte, during his exile on the island of Saint Helena, from 10 December 1815 until his death on 5 May 1821. It lies on a windswept plain some 6 km (3.7 mi) from Jamestown. Following Napoleon's death, Longwood House reverted to the East India Company and later to the Crown, and was used for agricultural purposes. Reports of its neglect reached Napoleon III who, from 1854, negotiated with the British Government for its transfer to France. In 1858 it was transferred to the French Government along with the Valley of the Tomb for a sum of £7,100. Since then they have been under the control of the French Foreign Ministry and a French Government representative has lived on the island and has been responsible for managing both properties" (Wikipedia).

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        Voyage au Ouaday, traduit de l'Arabe par le Dr Perron, directeur de l'Ecole de médecine du Kaire [...]. Ouvrage accompagné de cartes et de planches et du portrait du Cheykh, publié par le Dr Perron et M. Jomard, membre de l'Institut [...]. Ouvrage précédé d'une préface de ce dernier, contenant des remarques historiques et géographiques, et faisant suite au Voyage au Dârfour. Paris, Benjamin Duprat, Arthus Bertrand, Franck, Renouard, Gide, 1851.

      1851. Large 8vo. (4), LXXV, (1), 756 pp. (pp. 753-756 are duplicated). With portrait of El-Tounsy and 9 lithographed plates of portraits, costumes, arms, instruments and maps. Contemp. half garnet-red roan, smooth spine with gilt fillets, green title labels. Very rare first edition. Valued account of a journey made by an Ulema from Cairo, Sheikh Mohammed El-Tounsy, to a relatively unknown region of North Africa: Ouaday or Seleih Dar, located south of the Libyan desert and to the west of Darfur. In addition to the relation, this includes chapters on Egypt and the Maghreb as well as significant explanatory notes followed by seven vocabularies: Ouadayen, Forien, Fertyt, Barnaouyen, Baguirmien, Toubou and Fezzanais. This volume is much rarer than the Voyage au Dârfour by the same author, published by Dr. Perron in 1846. - Slight dampstains to plates 2, 3 and 4. Good copy. Gay 2786. Brunet VI, 20821.

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - BRUANT Aristide (1851-1925), chansonnier. L.A.S. adressée à l'éditeur H. GEFFROY. Paris, 25 juin 1900. 1 p. ½ in-12 obl., à en-tête illustré par Steinlen et à l'adresse du 10 boulevard Beaumarchais [adresse du café-concert L'Époque]. Il réclame la livraison n° 77 de ses Chansons et monologues, en place de la livraison sur Japon n°78 qu'il a reçu par erreur et fait renvoyer. ON JOINT un prospectus pour Le Mirliton, illustré par Toulouse-Lautrec (1885), du discours prononcé à l'occasion de l'inauguration de la plaque commémorative apposé au 17 rue Christiani où mourut Bruant, et une coupure de presse.

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        Chants et chansons

      1851 - 1859Paris, 1851-1859. 4 volumes in-8 demi-maroquin orange à coins, dos à cinq nerfs orné de roses en incrustation, double filets aux coiffes, reliure datée - 1862 - et signée de Pagnant, tête dorée. Musique notée et 160 gravures dont frontispice d'après Johannot, Andrieux, Nanteuil, Gavarni, Staal, Fath, Beaucé, Veyrassat, etc. Notice de Charles Baudelaire (11 pages - Tome 1), notice sur Pierre Dupont musicien, par E. Reyer (4 pages - Tome 2). Magnifique exemplaire malgré quelques rousseurs.La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 9h30 à 12h30 et de 13h30 à 19h00. Commandes par courriel ou téléphone. Envoi rapide, emballage soigné.

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        Portrait als Mädchen. Fast Ganzfigur sitzend auf einem Stuhl in kariertem Kleid. Lithographie auf aufgewalzten 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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000

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        Les Chevaux du Sahara.

      Paris, F. Chamerot, 1851. 1851 1 vol. in-8° : de [4]-i, vi-[7], 384 pp. (Rares rousseurs). Demi-chagrin d'époque, plats de papier marbré, dos à nerfs titré doré. Édition originale de cette étude inédite et première du genre présentant les relations entre les Arabes et les chevaux (élevage, éducation, soins, guerre, chasse, parade...). Ses relations avec Abd el-Kader, des troupes indigènes et des aristocraties tribales permirent à Daumas (1803-1871) de rédiger ce vaste corpus dans lequel s'entremêlent approche empirique, scientifique, religion, superstition, équitation et hippologie. La premiére partie est consacrée à l'aspect technique du cheval, la seconde aborde les razzias, les chasses à lautruche, à la gazelle ; les chasses au lévrier, au faucon, les guerres entre les tribus et les coutumes de guerres. Provenance : Envoi autographe de l'auteur à son cousin Quiquerez; J. Blampain Villeret (mention manuscrite). 1 vol. 8vo. Contemporary half sheep. First edition of this unpublished study and first of that kind dealing with the relationship between Arabs and horses. Fine copy. Menessier de la Lance I-348.

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        Autograph letter signed twice ("Dr. G. S. Ohm" and "Ohm").

      Bad Liebenstein, 31. VIII. 1851. - Large 8vo. 3 pp. Very comprehensive letter to his nephew, Georg Füchtbauer, written during a journey through Thuringia, providing advice on his studies and asking him to run a few errands for his own work in physics. - Slight damage to edges and folds (occasionally touching text); some notes and calculations from a different hand on p. 4. Published, with minor departures, in: Georg Simon Ohm, Nachgelassene Schriften und Dokumente aus seinem Leben (ed. by B. Nürmberger), Erlangen & Jena 2002.

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        Charles Dickens, Household Words Copyright Edition 32 volume set lot, antique

      Rare Household Words of Charles Dickens, published in 1951. "Adorned with a combative motto from Shakespeare's Henry V ('Familiar in their Mouths as HOUSEHOLD WORDS'), Charles Dickens's two-penny weekly magazine of original short fiction and crusading social journalism was launched to widespread publicity on 30 March 1850. Its sub-editor was W. H Wills, a former assistant editor of Chambers's Journal, to which the new publication was typographically similar: two columns of small type on relatively thin, acidic paper (quad crown 12mo), no advertisements or illustrations, and the legend 'Conducted by ¦ Charles Dickens' as a running header on every spread of its 24 pages. Household Words was nevertheless something of a hybrid, available in 9d. monthly numbers with wrappers and handsome bi-annual volumes, aimed at affluent middle-class families and people of influence, no less than at working-class readers interested in 'trading up.'" (Source: Ex library with only signs being unmarked due date sheets attached to insides of back covers- no stamps/markings and pages clean and unmarked throughout. Leather bound set of 32 of 34 volumes, missing volume 4 and 20. Beautiful dark blue leather binding. A few hinges worn with 3 reattached.

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        Lexikon der hamburgischen Schriftsteller bis zur Gegenwart. Bände 1–8 (komplett in 7 Bänden).

       \"Im Auftrage des Vereins für hamburgische Geschichte. Ausgearbeitet [und begründet] von Hans Schröder. [Fortgeführt von] Friedrich August Cropp ; Carl Rudolph Wilhelm Klose ; Anton Heinrich Kellinghusen. Lexikon der hamburgischen Schriftsteller bis zur Gegenwart. Bände 1–8 (komplett in 7 Bänden). Perthes-Besser & Mauke. Hamburg 1851–1883. Band 1: Abatz–Dassovius (1851); VIII, 640 S. Band 2: Dassovius–Günther (1854); IV, 640 S. Band 3: Günther–Kleye (1857); XXXIV, 624 S. Band 4: Klincker–Lyser (1866); 2 Bl., 619 S., 1 Bl. Band 5: Maack–Pauli (1879); 2 Bl., 656 S. Band 6: Pauli–Schoff (1873); 2 Bl., 640 S. Band 7 / 8 [in einem Band]: Schoff–Westphalen (1879); 2 Bl., 640 S. / Westphalen–Zylius (1883); 2 Bl., 258 S. Original-Halbleder der Zeit (um/nach 1883) mit Rückentitel in Golddruck und Rückenvergoldung sowie verstärkten Leder-Ecken. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Zustand: Die Einbände mit leichten Alters- bzw. Lagerspuren (etwas berieben und beschabt). Davon abgesehen von sehr guter Erhaltung, das heißt innen fast wie neu und ungelesen. Sehr seltene vollständige Ausgabe dieses Lexikons; und noch seltener in diesem Erhaltungszustand. Schröders noch heute unverzichtbares hamburgisches Schriftsteller-Lexikon gilt als »Musterarbeit in dieser Branche« (ADB). [SW: Hamburg ; Lexika ; Enzyklopädien ; Biographien]\" Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Les oeuvres et les hommes : Les philosophes et les écrivains religieux. - Les historiens politiques et littéraires

      1851. Amyot, Paris 1851, 12x19cm pour chacun des volumes, 2 volumes brochés. - Amyot, Paris 1851, 12x19cm pour chacun des volumes, 2 volumes brochés. - Edizioni originali per ogni volume, non vi è alcuna menzione di importanti documenti. Raro dedica autografa firmata dall'autore, una matita, un amico intimo: "Hervé / Unforgettable - indimenticabile" sul primo volume. Ritorno del primo volume incrinato, pezzi fragili, ex-dono penna in testa primo corso del secondo volume, un paio di lentiggini. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales pour chacun des volumes, il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Rare envoi autographe signé de Jules Barbey D'aurevilly, au crayon de papier, à un proche ami : "à Hervé/ Inoubliable - inoublié" sur le premier volume. Dos du premier volume fendillé, un mors fragile, ex-dono à la plume en tête du premier plat du second volume, quelques petites rousseurs.

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        Vue de la Place St Marc a Venise Lyon: le 21 Avril 1851

      LYON: LE 21 AVRIL 1851. Disegno a china di mm 505 x 390 su cartoncino a tinta paglierina. Firmata e datata. Rappresenta la Piazzetta di San Marco vista dal Molo, animata da molteplici e deliziose macchiette. Disegno architettonicamente molto dettagliato sebbene piuttosto accademico. Alexandre Augustin Thierriat (o Thierrat) pittore di fiori e acquarellista lionese (1789-1870). Allievo di Grognard de Revoil, dell'Accademia di Belle Arti di Lione dal 1808 al 1816, professore nello stesso Istituto dal 1823 al 1854. Espose "au Salon" dal 1817 al 1840 e ottenne una medaglia di 2° classe nel 1817. Il museo di Lione e di Puy conservano le sue opere. Fondatore della Galleria di Pittura.

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        Land and lee in the Bosphorus and Aegean, or views of Athens and Constantinople.

      New York Barnes 1851 - First edition. 8vo., 366pp., 2 lithograph plates, later red half morocco gilt, top edge gilt,scattered foxing to fore-edge and outer margins, a very handsome copy. The views are of Constantinople and Athens. The author was a U.S. Navy chaplain who became the first Alkcalde, or governor, of California. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of aBoat- Voyage through Rupert's Land and The Arctic Sea, in search of thediscovery ships under command of Sir John Franklin. With an appendix onthe physical geography of North America. Published by Authority.

      London.Longman, Brown, Green, and Longman. 1851.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 22cm, the first edition,in 2 volumes, viii,413, 32,[ads] & vii,426pp., with 10 attractive colourlithographed plates, (including 2 frontis views), 8 woodcuts & diagramsin the text, large engraved colour folding map, in contemporary halfcrimson morocco, blind ruled raised bands, gilt decorations in thepanels, and gilt titles, crimson marbled boards and endpapers, expertlyrebacked, a fine set of the first edition. (cgc) T.P.L. 3029. Lande1411. A.B. 14489. Peel 143. Sabin 71025. Story p709. Richardson hadaccompanied Franklin on his first and second voyages assurgeon-naturalist. Richardson, now aged sixty, was attempting to findFranklin, and records here the expedition's travels to the Arctic, downthe Mackenzie River by boat, eastward to the Coppermine, returningoverland to Fort Confidence on Great Slave Lake. The author includesdetailed accounts of Indian and Eskimo customs, language, etc., and ofthe geography of the northwest. .

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        The Works of John Milton in Verse and Prose; With a Life of the Author by The Rev. John Mitford

      London - William Pickering 1851 - A beautifully bound set of Pickering'sdecoratedcompleteWorks of John Milton,including verse, prose, and a life of the author. Bound by Hayday, with his bookbinder's stamp to the front free endpapers. With a facsimile of the Agreement between Milton and Symonds, and plate of the 'Pedigree of Milton'. This is widely thought of as the finest set by Pickering, and is often found in particularly fine bindings as a result. This set is an excellent example. John Milton, was an English poet, author, polemicist and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England. He is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost, included here in the second volume. He was a scholarly man of letters, a polemical writer, and an official serving under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious and political flux in England, and his poetry and prose reflect deep convictions. As well as English, he wrote in Latin and Italian, and had an international reputation during his lifetime. John Mitford was an English literary scholar, and Church of England clergyman. As well as clerical duties, Mitford contributed articles to theGentlemans Magazine, and became the editor of its new series in 1834. Mitford was an indefatigable student of the Greek and Roman classics, and was well acquainted with the principal French, German, and Italian authors. He was well read in English literature, and was an ardent lover of painting. Amongst other literary efforts, Mitford edited numerous works in Pickerings Aldine editions, and in 1851 Mitford edited in eight volumesThe Works of Milton in Verse and Prose, and wrote for it a memoir, expanded from that in the 1832 edition of Milton's poems. (DNB)Collated: complete. Condition: In full morocco Hayday signed bindings, with gilt borders and titles. Externally excellent with just a little rubbing to the heads and tails of the spines, and to the extremities. Each volume has a personal bookplate to the front pastedown. The bookplate has often offset a little. Generally clean and bright throughout, and firmly bound. Overall: NEAR FINE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Virginia Housewife: or, Methodical Cook Method is the Soul of Management

      Philadelphia: Published by E.H. Butler & Co, 1851. Small octavo, xii, 180, [12] pages. Later printing, based on stereotyped plates made in 1831 and used for later printings through 1860. The first edition was published in 1824. The first regional cookbook published in America. Karen Hess called this book "the most influential American cookbook of the nineteenth century... and a case may be made for considering it to be the earliest full-blown American cookbook" [from the introduction to the facsimile edition published by the University of South Carolina Press, 1984]. Light foxing and a bit of staining throughout. In modern half brown calf, with compartmented spine and gilt titling. Some foxing, and a little light staining, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates twenty-four copies; Bitting page 388; Cagle 629 (other printings); Lowenstein 203].

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        Voyage en Orient. Troisième édition revue, corrigée et augmentée.

      Paris, Charpentier, 1851. 2 volumes in-12, demi chagrin tabac, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons dorés (reliure de l'époque).Edition originale complète. Les deux premières éditions avaient paru sous le titre " Scènes de la vie orientale". La partie "Les Nuits du Ramazan" est inédite. Récit du voyage que fit Gérard de Nerval en 1843 en Égypte ("Les Femmes du Caire"), au Liban ("Druses et Maronites") et à Constantinople ("Les Nuits du Ramazan"). (Vicaire, VI, 56).Exemplaire non rogné. Légers frottements. Mors du T. 2 fendillé.

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        Vida de Facundo Quiroga i aspecto físico, costumbres i hábitos de la República Argentina, seguida de Apuntes Biográficos sobre el Jeneral Frai Felix Aldao

      Imprenta de Julio Belin i Compañía, Santiago 1851 - 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) VIII + 374 + XLVI páginas

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      London, 1851. Two volumes. viii,413,[1]pp. plus nine colored plates (including frontispiece); vii,[1],426pp. with color frontis. The first volume includes the folding map, backed on linen, not found in all copies. Original cloth, neatly rebacked, original gilt backstrips laid down. Minor shelf wear. Contemporary bookplate of Robert Damon on each front pastedown, his signature on each titlepage. Small ink stamps reading "Soliday" on endpapers. Light occasional foxing. Very good. Thomas W. Streeter's copy of Richardson's arctic exploration journal (with Streeter's penciled notes, but without his bookplates). Richardson, the noted naturalist, accompanied Franklin on his first and second expeditions. The present work includes the journals of Richardson and Rae on the Mackenzie, Arctic, and Coppermine rivers in 1849. "Filled with details of personal experiences of Indian life. The appendix contains a comparative table of dialects spoken by the Eskimo. Some copies are described as having a map, but it is not called for in the list of illustrations" - Sabin. Richardson did not limit himself to searching for Franklin, and looked for plants and animals as well. An appendix of almost ninety pages comprises one of the earliest detailed listings of Canadian and Arctic plants, as well as describing the physical geography of the Arctic. A number of contributors have provided material on the linguistics of the Indians of the region. Most of the attractive plates illustrate members of the Kutchin tribe of native Indians. This copy was in the George Soliday collection, dispersed by the bookseller Peter Decker, and was sold to Streeter for $20 in 1947. It realized $100 at the Streeter Sale. STREETER SALE 3716 (this copy). SABIN 71025. WAGNER-CAMP 203:1. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 3256. TOURVILLE 3804. GRAFF 3493. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE 9170. RICKS, p.182 (ref). TPL 3029.

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        Le mois de mai à Londres et l'Exposition de 1851.

      Londres, J. Mitchell ; Paris, Michel Lévy frères, 1851. In-8, (4)-172 pp., portrait en frontispice, cartonnage éditeur percaline rouge estampée, plat supérieur orné (petits défauts au cartonnage, petite mouillure à un coin du portrait). Ex-libris armorié gravé. Edition originale, dans son cartonnage illustré d'origine. Rare. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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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. Pbde. der Zeit in mehrfarbiger rötlich-brauner Marmorierung mit handbeschriftetem Rückenschild. Rötlich marmorierter Buchschnitt. Format: 25 x 18 cm. 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). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Medizin medizinische Zeitschrift wissenschaftliche Medizingeschichte Münchner Medizinische Wochenschrift

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        Barata De Calaveras Broadside

      Antonio Vanegas Arroyo, Mexico - A rare broadside by Mexican illustrator and political satirist Jose Posada (1851-1913) , no date but circa 1907. Printed on one side of thin paper, with tears, chips, dampstains, and edge soil and browning. One small piece missing affects the publisher's imprint. Posada's broadsides were known as calaveras ("skulls") , and became associated with the celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Titled "Barrata de Calaveras / Lindas Gatas, Hermosas Garbanceras, sois Inmundas, Huesosas Calaveras" with rhyming verse below. Scarce, with one copy found on OCLC. ; 15 1/4" x 11"

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      J.-P. Migne. 1851-1852. In-4 Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable. 1164 + 1236 + 1272 + 1212 + 1624 + 1772 pages. Texte en latin sur 2 colonnes, chacune étant paginée. Pièces de titre rouges et noires et étiquettes de code sur les dos. Auteur, titre, tomaison, fleurons, bandeaux et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches marbrées. Ex-libris de la Bibliothèque de l'Institut Catholique de Toulouse au dos des 1ers plats. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Sive Bibliotheca Universalis, Integra, Uniformis, Commoda, Oeconomica, Omnium SS. Patrum, Doctorum Scriptorumque Ecclesiasticorum. Qui ab Aevo Apostolico ad Usque Innocentii III Tempora Floruerunt. Accurante J.-P. Migne.

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        The Suppressed Plates

      Henry Bohn, London 1851 - Folio (635 x 490 mm.), 45 plates on 23 unnumbered sheets, printed by Charles Whiting, no title-page as issued. Half morocco on marbled boards, marbled endpapers, spine with raised bands gilt in compartments, library bookplate on front pastedown but no other markings, the first plate with a little light foxing, the others quite clean and fresh. Extremities of binding scuffed and rubbed, binding solid, some loss of marbled paper on lower board. A very good copy. Shipping at cost or by negotiation.

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        Les Caprices de Marianne, comédie en deux actes, en prose. Représentée pour la première fois à Paris, sur le Théatre de la République (Comédie Française), le 14 juin 1851.

      Paris, Charpentier, 1851 ; in-18, demi-chagrin maroquiné prune, dos lisse, titre en long, tête et queue décorées en long d'un triple filet doré, filet doré sur les plats, couverture conservée (L. Magnin) ; 60 pp. y compris le faux-titre et le titre. Première édition séparée, représentée pour la première fois à la Comédie-française. Minuscule coupure au dos, bel exemplaire dans une reliure élégante. Considérée comme une des perles de l'Oeuvre de Musset et même du théâtre romantique, cette pièce a une authentique trame de tragédie. Bel exemplaire dans une reliure élégante et sobre. (Vicaire V-1261)

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         Chemins de fer de Rouen, Hâvre et Dieppe.

      Paris Auguste Bry 1851 In-folio oblong, en feuilles, chemise-étui en toile verte, dos lisse fileté or, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge (reliure moderne). Ouvrage illustré d'un titre-frontispice lithographié et de 10 planches dessinées d'après nature, lithographiées et finement coloriées par Maugendre :- Rosny, Vue du château. - Maisons, Vue prise de la rive droite de la Seine. - Sotteville, Ateliers de la Compagnie, & de MM. Buddicom & Cie. - Rouen, Gare de la Rive droite - Rouen, Vue prise du Pont d'Eauplet. - Barentin, Vue prise du viaduc. - Longueville, Ruines du château. - Mirville, Viaduc. - Harfleur, Vue prise de la côte - Dieppe vue de la gare. Bel exemplaire.

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         Les Jésuites dans l'Amérique méridionale.

      Paris C. Maillet-Schmitz 1851 In-8 de xi-(1 bl.)-132 pp.; chagrin bleu marine, dos à nerfs orné de caissons, filets dorés et à froid encadrant les plats, armes au centre, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Deuxième édition augmentée. La première partie, intitulée Mémoire apologétique adressé à Mgr l'archévêque de Bogota, fut publiée en 1850 sous le titre "De la question religieuse en France et de la compagnie de Jésus", et avait succité une vive polémique à Lima. Dans cette seconde édition, l'auteur y a joint différents articles polémiques publiés à Lima à cette ocasion, avec ses réponses; des lettres de soutien à l'auteur; le décret d'expulsion des Jésuites de la Nouvelle-Grenade (de 1850); et celui du rétablissement des mêmes en Équateur. Très bel exemplaire aux armes du comte de Chambord (1820-1883), petit-fils de Charles X et prétendant au trône de France. Avec l'étiquette du libraire anglais Maggs Bros qui avait acheté, en 1931, une partie de sa bibliothèque.

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        Revue historique du regne de l'empereur Nicolas I. [???????????? ????????? ???????????? ???????? ?????????? ??????? I].

      Tip. ekpeditsii zagotovleniya gos. bumag Skt. Peterburg 1851 - VIII, 214, [6] pp. Contemporary presentation blue velvet binding, blind tooling to covers, all edges gilt, owner's inscription to half-title; very slightly rubbed. Beautifully bound copy of this overview of the reign of Nicholas I written by one of the most respected historians of that time. Nikolay Ustrialov (1805 –1870) was a Russian historian and professor at the Saint Petersburg University. He published a number of important works on history of Russia, which were favourably received by the Imperial court and government. In 1847 Ustrialov published a historical overview of the reign of Nicholas I in Russian to serve as a textbook for the University students. So important the work was considered that Nicholas I personally reviewed the manuscript and introduced corrections. The original edition was followed by the French translation four years later. The motives of the translator are explained in the introduction. During his travels around Europe Babushkin found the Europeans being very ignorant of the Russian history and culture. The only way to combat it in his opinion would be making reliable historical sources available in the language understood by most of the European courts. Rare. We could not trace the French edition in any public holdings in the West. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stampa di Milano

      1851. Il fascicolo, riguardante le vicende genealogiche della famiglia, ne contiene lo stemma miniato all'epoca ed è composto nella sua interezza da sei tavole di testo e quattro incise, tra cui un ritratto a mezzo busto di Ermete Stampa, in coloritura coeva, una veduta del castello di Soncino degli Stampa nella provincia di Cremona ed una del castello di Moncastello degli Stampa nella provincia d'Alessandria. folio

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      London, by Ackermann et Cie/Dat and Son. Published march 6th 1851.Une grande gravure Dimensions: 115 cm x87 cm. Papier uniformément jauni. Une tache et très légère coupure sans manque en marge sans gravité; Bon état pour le reste. LIVRAISON EN TUBE

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        Instructions nautiques sur la Mer de Chine, par James Horsburgh, Traduites de langlais en 1824, Par M. Le Prédour, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, 3e édition, revue sur la cinquième édition anglaise de 1843 et augmentée de documents récents empruntés à diverses publications françaises et étrangères, Par M. B. Darondeau, Ingénieur Hydrographe de première classe, et M. G. Reille, Lieutenant de Vaisseau.

      Paris, Imprimerie Administrative de Paul Dupont, 1851. 1851 1 vol. in-4° (297 x 234 mm.) de : iv, 264, 120 pp. Demi-percaline noire d'époque, dos lisse titré en lettres dorées, plats recouverts de papier marbré, gardes de papier dominoté. (Page de titre roussie, sinon, exemplaire très frais, à grandes marges, non rogné et partiellement non coupé). Rare édition française de ce célèbre routier pour les Mers de Chine par James Horsburgh (EO : 1801; première édition française : 1824, in-8°). Hydrographe écossais, James Horsburgh (1762-1836) travailla pour la Compagnie des Indes britannique et sa cartographie des mers de lInde et de Chine, quil réalisa daprès une expérience de plus de vingt ans de navigation dans cette zone, resta longtemps une référence. Ce volume donne aux navigateurs les routes pour Canton et Macao. Sy trouvent également : les îles situées dans la partie sud-ouest de la mer de Chine, la côte orientale de la Malaisie, les golfes de Siam et de la côte du Cambodge, la côte de la Cochinchine, le golfe de Tonkin, toutes les côtes chinoises (nord et les Paracels, sud et Canton, est depuis Amoy jusquà Shan-Tung). On trouve également les instructions pour naviguer entre Canton et Manille, et se rendre à Pulo Aor, etc. En appendice, quelques remarques : sur la mousson dans la mer de Chine, instructions pour entrer à Hong-Kong, pour lentrée du Yangtsé, etc. Cette édition est enrichie de documents plus récents, par Darondeau et Reille notamment. Bel exemplaire. 1 vol. 4to. Contemporary half buckram. Scarce French edition of this rare pilot for the China Seas by James Horsburgh (first edition: 1801, first French edition: 1824, 8vo). Scottish hydrographer, James Horsburgh (1762-1836) workes for the British East India Company. His work as a cartographer, realised after 20 years of navigation in this area was a reference for long. This edition is enhanced with more recent documents by Darondeau and Reille. Fine copy. Polak, 4507 (pour la 1er édition française).

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        Ces Chinois de Parisiens.

      Aubert, Paris 1851 - Un volume in-folio oblong (30 cm x 43 cm), sd (1851). 56 planches de croquis burlesques et de caricatures tirées sur papier jaune. Elles contiennent plus de 200 gravures sur bois. Premier tirage en album. L'éditeur Aubert a publié six rouleaux " de papiers peints comiques" qu'il annonçait ainsi dans une publicité. Ces papiers peints contiennent un nombre infini de dessins non politiques par les dessinateurs du Journal pour rire, les dessins sont tous variés non seulement dans toute l'étendue du rouleau, ce qui n'existe jamais dans les papiers ordinaires, mais encore dans six rouleaux différents, en sorte qu'on peut tapisser une pièce de six rouleaux sans qu'un seul dessin se trouve répété. Il y eut des tirages sur cinq papiers de couleurs différentes, bleu, vert, rose, jaune et blanc. Ces Chinois de Parisiens forment un album réunissant les illustrations provenant des feuillets du premier rouleau des papiers peints comiques découpés dans la 1/2 largeur de la feuille. La première annonce du Journal pour rire le concernant a paru le 14 décembre 1851. Cartonnage papier rose de l'éditeur, titre doré sur le premier plat et sur le dos. Intéressant exemplaire en bel état de ce "catalogue de papier peint". Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia: Published by William H. Hortsmann and Sons, 1851. 13,[1]pp., plus twenty-five plates by P.S. Duval after G.C. Humphries (five printed in colors, six handcolored). Folio. Original grey paper-covered limp boards, blue/grey title label on upper cover, rebacked with green cloth. Extremities worn, corners rounded. Occasional small chips in margins of plates and first few leaves of text. Else very good. In a modern cloth box, leather label. First edition of this rare color plate book recording the uniform and dress of the mid-19th-century United States Army. This work was published by William H. Hortsmann and Sons, "military furnishers" of Philadelphia; established in 1815, they were the country's leading military outfitters throughout the 19th century and well into the 20th. The plates, drawn by G.C. Humphries, were presumably used by Hortsmann, in conjunction with the text, to explain to customers what they were entitled to wear, the official nature of the work being emphasized by the facsimile endorsements on each plate by the Adjutant General. The attractive plates are ably executed in lithography by P.S. Duval, one of the leading lithographic printers of the time. They consist of five chromolithographic images showing nineteen full-length views of various ranks and regiments within the U.S. Army; followed by sixteen plates of details of uniforms (four partially or completely handcolored); two plates of swords; and ending with colored plates of "horse furniture." The text reprints the relevant regulations concerning the dress code for officers and enlisted men, including members of the topographical engineers, dragoons, and cadets. Not in Bennett or McGrath. COLAS 2520. SABIN 68957 (an apparent variant, with all 25 plates colored). HOWES R155.

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        Barata De Calaveras Broadside

      Mexico: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo. Good. Broadside. A rare broadside by Mexican illustrator and political satirist Jose Posada (1851-1913) , no date but circa 1907. Printed on one side of thin paper, with tears, chips, dampstains, and edge soil and browning. One small piece missing affects the publisher's imprint. Posada's broadsides were known as calaveras ("skulls") , and became associated with the celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Titled "Barrata de Calaveras / Lindas Gatas, Hermosas Garbanceras, sois Inmundas, Huesosas Calaveras" with rhyming verse below. Scarce, with one copy found on OCLC. ; 15 1/4" x 11" .

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