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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]

      [Bookseller: George Ong Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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 )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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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

      [Bookseller: Buch- und Kunstantiquariat Tobias Müller]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tobias Müller]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        Map of the Towns of Gloucester and Rockport Essex Co. Massachusetts

      John Hanson, Boston 1851 - By Henry Francis Walling. Very good wall map with rollers published by Hanson in 1851. 36 inches wide by 46 inches long (92.0 x 117.0 cm). Very scarce wall map professionally conserved by Green Dragon Bindery, including cleaning and backing on new linen. Very attractive.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc]
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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].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Ottmar Mülller]
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        The Hunter Naturalist Romance of Sporting

      J. W. Bradley, Philadelphia 1851 - Leather-look Hardback cover. Good gilding on letters on spine. Owners name on front endpage. Deckled pages. Etchings/illustrations in nice condition. Some foxing throughout on pages, but overall, very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ARTEMIS OUTFITTERS]
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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'.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bachmann & Rybicki UG haftungsbeschränkt]
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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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        Brockhaus: Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexikon), 10. (zehnte) Auflage, 15 Bände (in 16 Bänden), Halbleder-Ausgabe, 1851 - 1855.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1851 - 1855. Zehnte, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. Vollständiges Grundwerk in 16 Bänden (A - Z). Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie reichen ornamentalen Goldprägungen im Stil der Zeit. Buchdeckel in bräunlich-beiger Marmorierung. Mehrfarbig marmorierter Buchschnitt. Farbige Vorsätze. Im Gesamtumfang von 12.500 Seiten. Gebunden in 16 Bänden (Bd. 15 in zwei Teilbänden). Alle Bände mit Artikel-Register. Bd. 15/II ferner mit Universal-Register der gesamten Ausgabe sowie einem Nachwort \"Zur Geschichte und Charakteristik des Conversations-Lexikon\". \"Es gibt wohl in der ganzen neuern Zeit kein Werk, das sich einer ähnlichen Verbreitung und eines ähnlichen Einflusses erfreute\", urteilte der zeitgenössische \"Grenzbote\". Buchrücken durchgehend etwas aufgehellt, Gesamterscheinungsbild gleichwohl recht harmonisch. Leder noch frisch wirkend, nicht ausgetrocknet; bei drei Bänden minimale Kapitalläsionen fachmännisch instandgesetzt. Erste und letzte Seiten etwas fleckig, Seiten sonst aber für die Zeitverhältnisse recht sauber und überwiegend fleckenfrei, nicht gebräunt. In toto dekoratives Exemplar mit reicher Ornamentik. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Brockhaus Lexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Enzyklopädie Encyclopädie

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        MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ.

      Rudolph Ackerman, London 1851 - A fine hardcover copy bound in full leather with five raised bands. All edges gold gilt with gilt geometric designs to inside boards. Signed binding by J. Lawler? 3rd Edition, first to contain The Life of Nimrod by Surtees. 18 HAND COLORED AQUIATINT PLATES, by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins. An important book for the sporting life of the period. A very nice copy with just a touch of rubbing to spine. Copy is very tight with some light foxing to the first couple of pages. Spine is elaborately gold gilt to each compartment. Gift inscription appears in pencil on the 2nd title page. *** WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. *** WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 37 YEARS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Stones of Venice: Three Volume Set. The Foundations; The Sea-Stories. The Fall.

      London: Smith, Elder, and Co, 1851-1853. 1st Edition . Very Good. 7.5 x 10.25 inches (19 x 26 cm). Complete three volume set, all first editions. Full blue morocco leather bindings by Zaehnsdorf. Spines have five raised bands, gilt lettering and ornaments, date of publication to foot of spines. Boards have triple gilt fillet border, single gilt fillet to edges. Marbled endpapers, ornately decorated wide turn-ins plus gilt border to pastedown endpaper. Top page edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Original cloth covers have been mounted and bound in. Spines slightly faded, scratch to front board of Vol I, scratch and scuff to front board of Vol II, the bindings are otherwise in excellent condition. Offsetting to free endpapers from decorated turn-ins, light foxing to page edges and endpapers, occasional spotting to text, a few plates in Vol. III has light staining to the margin. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpapers (Sir David Salomons Bart., Broomhill, Tunbridge Wells.) An interesting character, Salomons was elected as both Sheriff and Lord Mayor of London, the first Jew to hold either position. In 1851 he became the second Jewish elected Member of Parliament, Lionel de Rothschild was the first in 1847, but at the time neither were permitted to sit in the House of Commons due to the Christian oath. The verso of the front free endpaper in Vol. I has a pasted clipping from a bookseller catalogue and a few notes that appear to indicate the books was bought in 1892 for £18 and the bindings cost £6 and 15 shillings. The leading blank has a pasted slip from a bookseller's catalogue for this set priced at £24/0/0. The first printing of Ruskin's landmark work, an excellent example in Zaehnsdorf bindings of the very highest order. We also have a uniformly bound first edition of Ruskin's Seven Lamps of Architecture. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 413, 394,362

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        NEW VARIETIES OF GOLD AND SILVER COINS, COUNTERFEIT COINS, AND BULLION; WITH MINT VALUES

      New York, 1851. Original gilt cloth. Slight repair at head of spine. Very minor scattered foxing. Bright and very good. Second edition, "rearranged, with numerous additions," after the first Philadelphia edition of the previous year. The authors were the official assayers for the Philadelphia Mint at the time of this work's publication, and the book was intended as a guide for those unfamiliar with recent advances in coinage and assaying. The text includes much data regarding the recent strikes in California, and devotes an entire chapter to the analysis of the quality of ore coming from California. The black and white plates depict various gold coins produced in the United States, including California bullion struck by private firms. There is also a discussion of the coinage of various countries of the world, including the TONG TSIEN of China, a "trashy coin...extremely convenient for alms-giving, a single piece being the usual quietus for a beggar." COWAN, p.76. KURUTZ 217b.

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        Umrisse und kritische Studien zur Geschichte von Siebenbürgen. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Geschichte der deutschen Colonisten im Lande.

      Hermannstadt, Hochmeister 1840 - 1851. - 2 in 1 Band. 1 Bl., III, 102, 31 S.; 3 Bll., 194 S. Neuere HLwd. mit eingeb. vord. Orig.-Karton. Wurzbach XXXII, 160; Petrik III, 338. - Tls. etwas fleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Poesías de D. Ignacio Rodriguez Galvan.

      Mejico: Impresas por M.N. de la Vega Folio (24 cm; ). 2 vols. in 1. I: [4] ff., frontis., 311, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f. II: 336 pp., [1] f.. 1851 First edition. Born in 1816 in the small town of Tizayuca in what is now the state of Hidalgo, Rodriguez Galvan is widely credited with being the initiator of the Romantic movement in Mexico. He wrote novels, poetry, plays, and was the editor of several periodicals, most especially Calendario de las Señoritas Mexicanas and Año Nuevo, El Recreo de las Familias. He died of yellow fever in Havana in 1842 at the age of 27 while en route to South America on a diplomatic mission. A few of the poems in vol. I were penned in => Havana before his death. These volumes offer his "Composiciones líricas originales" in vol. I and "Composiciones dramáticas originales" in vol. II. The frontispiece is a fine lithographic portrait of Don Ignacio, in Romantic style of course; there is a liberal use of handsome tailpieces. The whole was compiled and edited by the author's brother Antonio. => This first edition is uncommon in our experience as dealers in Mexicana. Provenance: Masonic stamp, "Porfirio del Rio" on title-page; inscription to fly-leaf of A. Quijano, 1916. Handsome contemporary quarter red morocco with red mottled paper sides, boards rubbed; spine exuberantly tooled in gilt, bright. Foxing and spotting variously; provenance indications as above.

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        Poesías de D. Ignacio Rodriguez Galvan.

      Mejico: Impresas por M.N. de la Vega Folio (24 cm; ). 2 vols. in 1. I: [4] ff., frontis., 311, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f. II: 336 pp., [1] f.. 1851 First edition. Born in 1816 in the small town of Tizayuca in what is now the state of Hidalgo, Rodriguez Galvan is widely credited with being the initiator of the Romantic movement in Mexico. He wrote novels, poetry, plays, and was the editor of several periodicals, most especially Calendario de las Señoritas Mexicanas and Año Nuevo, El Recreo de las Familias. He died of yellow fever in Havana in 1842 at the age of 27 while en route to South America on a diplomatic mission. A few of the poems in vol. I were penned in => Havana before his death. These volumes offer his "Composiciones líricas originales" in vol. I and "Composiciones dramáticas originales" in vol. II. The frontispiece is a fine lithographic portrait of Don Ignacio, in Romantic style of course; there is a liberal use of handsome tailpieces. The whole was compiled and edited by the author's brother Antonio. => This first edition is uncommon in our experience as dealers in Mexicana. Provenance: Masonic stamp, "Porfirio del Rio" on title-page; inscription to fly-leaf of A. Quijano, 1916. Handsome contemporary quarter red morocco with red mottled paper sides, boards rubbed; spine exuberantly tooled in gilt, bright. Foxing and spotting variously; provenance indications as above.

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        Regulations for the Uniform & Dress of the Army of the United States June 1851 From the original text and drawings in the War Department

      Philadelphia: William H. Horstmann & Sons, 1851. Folio. (14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches). 25 lithographic plates by P.S. Duval after G.C. Humphries (5 printed in colours, 6 hand-coloured). (Occasional small chips to margins of plates and first few leaves of text). Original grey paper-covered limp boards, blue/grey title label on upper cover, rebacked with green cloth. (Extremities worn, corners rounded) Modern cloth box with leather label. In a modern clamshell box. First edition of this rare colour-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 nineteenth century and well into the twentieth. 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 endorsments 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 19 full-length views of various ranks and regiments within the US Army; followed by 16 plates of details of uniforms (4 partially or completely hand-coloured); 2 plates of swords; and ending with coloured 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; Sabin 68957 (an apparent variant, with all 25 plates coloured).

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        Moby Dick; or, The Whale

      New York: Harper, 1851. First. hardcover. very good. xxiii, 635 pages, plus ads. Thick 8vo, original slate blue cloth -- covers blind-stamped with a heavy rule frame and circular device in center of both boards (faded to green on spine and with ends repaired; upper corner of front cover faintly stained; original orange coated endpapers are discolored at center and have a small embossed bookseller's ticket; very light foxing on title and other preliminary pages; ownership signature dated 1851 on the verso of the rear orange flyleaf). New York: Harper & Brothers & London: Richard Bentley, 1851. First edition. A very good copy. 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. Housed in an attractive 1/4 green morocco slipcase. -- BAL 13664.

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        TABLE-TALK. TO WHICH ARE ADDED IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS OF POPE AND SWIFT

      London: Smith, Edler, 1851. First edition. Fine. First edition. xi, errata, 251p. (i, ads). Bound by Wood in full brown crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles, the panels with flowers and vines, the petals with red onalys, the covers also with red onlaid flowers and vines as flowing frames. Original cloth covers bound in rear.

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        History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of Western Virginia

      Philadelphia: Hoblitzell, 1851. Hard back history book with gold type on spine. Small illustration of an Indian standing over a dead white man (also in gold). Also has a folding plate between pages 50 and 51. Is 416 pp. in all. As far as wear on book, spine is chipped at top and bottom, and also has a small cut towards the front cover; front cover is worn and very slightyl torn near spine, and has some sort of stain/smudge on bottom left hand corner of cover; back cover has a couple of small, noticeable spots; pages are foxing, and some have moisture damage, it also has a water stain towards inside of bottom of some pages. A description of the history of where the book was found/has been is written inside front cover. THIS BOOK IS VERY RARE. Overall, considering this book's age, it is in great condition and a very special book...The book may have minor flaws that may have gone unnoticed.. 1st. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Numerous Engravings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Back.

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        Realities. A Tale

      Saunders and Otley, 1851, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good; Corners a little bumped and rubbed. Title labels chipped with loss. Top edge dust stained. Foxing., First Edition; First Printing. Three volumes half calf with marbled boards, red speckled edges gilt rules and titles to spine. Vol. 1 302pp. Vol. 2 304pp. Vol. 3 264pp. Not in SADLEIR or WOLFF. COPAC shows 5 copies.

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