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        LINES OF MAGNETIC FORCE & MAGNETO-ELECTRIC CURRENT: "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Eighth & Tweny-Ninth Series" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 142 for the Year 1852 Part I & II, pp. 25-56, 137-159)

      London: Royal Society of London, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Also see our #27486 which contains Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eleventh, Supplemental Note, Twelfth, Thirteenth & Fourteenth Series, #27489 which contains Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Fifteenth Series" (pp. 1-12), #27495 which contains Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Eighteenth Series" (pp. 17-32), #27500 "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Nineteenth, Twentieth & Twenty-First Series" (pp. 1-62), & #27505 "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Third Series" (pp. 171-188), #27508 which contains "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Fourth, Twenty-Fifth, Twenty-Sixth, & Twenty-Seventh Series" (pp. 1-116), Also contains Michael Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Eighth & Twenty-Ninth Series" (pp. 25-56, 137-159); Charles Wheatstone's "Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. Part the Second. On Some Remarkable, and Hitherto Unobserved, Phenomena of Binocular Vision (Continued), (pp. 1-17)" James Prescott Joule's "On the Air Engine" (pp. 65-82); Edward Frankland's: "On a New Series of Organic Bodies Containing Metals" (pp. 417-444); George Gabriel Stokes' "On the Change of Refrangibility of Light" (pp.463-562). viii, [1]-659, [1], 14 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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        Jules Gailhabaud s Denkmäler der Baukunst. Band 1-4. Bd. 1: Denkmäler aus alter Zeit. Bd. 2: Denkmäler des Mittelalters. 1.-5. Abt. Bd. 3: Denkmäler des Mittelalters. 6. Abt. Bd. 4: Denkmäler der neueren Zeit. [4 Bd.].

      Meissner Hamburg / Richter Leipzig, 1852 - unpaginiert S. Einige Seiten papierbedingt braunfleckig u. vergilbt. Guter Zustand Mit zahlr. Abb. Bibl-Ex. Buchrücken mit kleinen Einrissen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Far off; or, Asia and Australia described : with anecdotes and numerous illustrations / by the author of "The peep of day," &c. &c

      London : T. Hatchard, 1852, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. New endpapers. Good to very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, elaborately blind-tooled green cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; Physical description; xvi, 316, 36 p. : ill., map (folded) ; 18 cm. Printer statement on t.p. verso. Impression; Sixth thousand. Publisher's catalog, dated June, 1854 on 36 p. at end. Subjects; Asia - Description and travel. Australia - Description and travel. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 223937.

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      Edo 1852, Toryoh. Yellow stiff covers, symbol key, inset of. four color globes, woodblock printed by hand on hand made. paper, opens to ca. 1 meter 31.5 x 80 cm., folds down to ca.. 17 x 27 cm., some folds mended, slight soil, toned. R A R E. A LARGE COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTED WORLD MAP This grand wall map is beautifully done, with Africa at the far left, the Americas to the right, Asia in the central area. Each country differently colored, profusion of place names in Kanji or Katakana. Equatorial line, longitude and latitude given, no Tropic of Cancer or Capricorn cited. The four inset globes show different hemispheres. * This map was issued concurrent with the arrival of Commodore Perry, and reflected the world at that time. A large color wall map, handsome and ready for framing and display. Japanese cartography lagged far behind Western cartographer's renditions of world maps. * Receiving their Western cartographic education via the Dutch in Deshima Island in Nagasaki harbor, the Japanese world view was severely limited, their perspective was based on what the Dutch brought in terms of atlases, globes and maps. Most Japanese world maps lagged some one hundred or more years, this example is considered an "early world map" in Japanese terms. It was in Dutch interest to keep the Japanese aware of as little of the "modern & new worlds' as possible. Well executed, nicely drawn and colored. Always RARE. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: BEANS, George H. A LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA: p.40, 1852.2. * T. Oda: THE WORLD IN JAPANESE MAPS UNTIL THE MID-19TH CENTURY, pp. 214-215, he illustrates this exact map with a full page color example. **** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Recherches bibliographiques et critiques sur les éditions originales des cinq livres du roman satirique de Rabelais et sur les différences de texte qui se font remarquer particulièrement dans le premier livre du Pantagruel et dans le Gargantua

      Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires imprimés sur grand vélin.binding en demi maroquin marron chocolat à coins, spine à cinq nerfs ornés de doubles caissons dorés aux centres desquels le chiffre couronné et doré de Clément de Ris est répété cinq fois, date dorée en queue, enacrdement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins, binding légèrement postérieure signée de Dupré.Quelques petites rousseurs affectant principalement quelques témoins de certains feuillets.Ex-dono et indication manuscrite à la plume de Clément de Ris en tête d'une garde et en son regard.Exemplaire en grand papier agréablement établi. L. Potier Paris 1852 16,5x25cm relié

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        Nouvelle biographie générale depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours, avec les renseignements bibliographiques et l'indication des sources à consulter, publié par MM. Firmin Didot Frères, sous la direction de M. le Dr. Hoefer.

      P. Firmin Didot Frères, 1852-1866. - 46 vol. in-8, rel. de l'époque demi-chagrin marron, dos à nerfs, ornés d'un filet doré, titre, tomaison, fleurons dorés, plats marbrés assortis, tranches mouchetées, gardes marbrées, texte sur 2 colonnes. Bel exemplaire. Outre des notices biographiques minutieuses (plus de 50000), on trouve de très nombreuses informations bibliographiques. Sans doute avec l'ouvrage de Michaud, la meilleure biographie de cette époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York: Charles B. Norton,. 1852. original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, rear panel stamped in blind, yellow endpapers.. Early owner's signature on front flyleaf. Cloth a bit sunned, lacks. front free endpaper, text block foxed and a bit soiled, one signature. slightly proud, still a very good copy. A nice copy of a very scarce. book. (#149515). First edition. "A hoax narrative of travel in the interior of South America, cunningly disguised as an authentic account ... Remarkably, Payne's account fooled both bibliographers and Inca scholars" (Howgego). The Inca empire discovered in Brazil by Payne and his companions is presented as a eutopia. The book's appendixes and a lengthy supplement describe a reformed calendar and provide detailed information on the social, political and military organization of the 3600 square mile Inca state. An early and important American utopian lost race novel. Reprinted in 1854 as RAMBLES IN BRAZIL: OR, A PEEP AT THE AZTECS, BY ONE WHO HAS SEEN THEM. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1758. Costes and Altairac, Les Teres Creuses 86. Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration: Invented and Apocryphal Narrative of Travel P-9. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 51. Teitler 959. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Lewis or Negley. Not in Wright, American Fiction 1851-1875. Sabin 59278.

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      Edo 1852, Shibata. Yellow stiff covers, very good, woodblock. printed, color outline map, egg-shaped projection of the. world, Japanese text, sheet size: 1 meter 5.5 x 49 cm., map. size 75.5 x 49 cm., woodbock printed on hand-made paper.RARE. CONCURRENT WITH COMMODORE PERRY'S JAPAN VISIT This work was based on the Mercator projection, which was getting popular during this period in Japan. But the author chose the egg shape projection to illustrate the very new & then accurate view of the world to the Japanese. Carved in wood block by Takeguchi Teisai. This beautiful work is ready for framing and wall decoration. * This work is historically important since it was published the year that Commodore Perry of America arrived in Japan to open trade. The author states that "...Ancient maps show a continent called MEGARANI SHU but there is no actual place with that name, and if so then there would be six continents. * On the South Ocean there is no continent except for New Holland and New Guinea..." Some folds a bit tender, minor mended fold tears but otherwise clean, key to places, mountains, rivers, cities &c. * A handsome color example of Japanese woodcut and colored world cartography during the mid-19th century. World maps in Japan remained primitive due to the fact that they had little contact with the Western world until 1854. Contemporary Japanese maps remained influenced by the maps brought to Japan by the Dutch from 1600 onwards, and did not show much significant improvement when compared to contemporary Western maps. The Dutch were happy to keep the Japanese in the dark as to the true nature and latest discoveries in world cartography. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Listed in G. Beans: LIST B, p.38, as 1852.4, * T. Oda: THE WORLD IN JAPANSE MAPS UNTIL THE MID-19TH CENTURY, p.212-213, as plate #95 * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        La Normandie illustrée. Monuments, sites et costumes de la Seine-Inférieure, de l\'Eure, du Calvados, de l\'Orne et de la Manche. Dessinés d\'apres nature par F. BENOIST, et lithographies par les premiers artistes de Paris ; les costumes dessines et lithographies par H. LALAISSE... Texte par MM. Raymond BORDEAUX et Mlle Amelie BOSQUET, sous la direction de M. Andre POTTIER... pour la Haute-Normandie et MM. CHARMA, LE HERICHERN de LA SICOTIERE et TRAVERS, sous la direction de M. Georges MANCEL... pour la Basse-Normandie

      Nantes, Charpentier, 1852-1854. 6 Teile in 2 Bänden. 2 Bl., XXXIV S., 1 Bl., 108 S.; 1 Bl., 84 S.; 1 Bl., 29 S.; 3 Bl., 118 S.; 1 Bl., 48 S.; 1 Bl., 74 S. Mit 5 getönten lithograph. Titeln, 1 farbigen lithograph. Karte sowie 150 (teils auch farbigen) lithograph. Tafeln in Tondruck. Gr.-Fol., Grüne Orig.-Halblederbände mit reicher Vergoldung und Wappensupralibros als Mittelstück. Colas 294. Béraldi II, S. 38. Brunet I, 776. - Erste Ausgabe des vollständigen und seltenen Werkes. Die prachtvollen Lithographien zeigen Ansichten zahlreicher Orte, sowie Ansichten der wesentlichen Kirchen, Kathedralen und Schlösser sowie in Teil III 23 teilw. farb. Kostümdarstellungen und eine Prozession. - Einbände etwas berieben, Kanten und Gelenke gering beschabt. Nur vereinzelt unbedeutend stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Frankreich Normandie

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        JAPAN AND THE JAPANESE: Comprising the Narrative of a Captivity in Japan, & an A

      London 1852, Colburn. Green blind stamped cloth, 2 vol. set,. very good, spines a bit faded, head, tail bit worn, else a. clean & solid copy 334+286p., new & revised edition. R A R E. A Russian Navy captain's classic account of Japanese customs life and thoughts from information gathered after his capt- ure off the coast of Kamchatka while on a Russian Naval sur- veying expedition. While captive of the Japanese, he worked on a Russo-Japanese grammar and dictionary. The expedition began on the sloop "Diana" in the Kurile Islands around Hokkaido, visit to many Ainu villages, treachery of the Jap- anese, attack and the imprisonment of Golownin and his crew. Cruel treatment under the Japanese, the prison. They were held in "Chakodate" [Hakodate], audience with the Governor, teaching the Japanese Russian words, Japanese curiosity respecting Christianity, Obunyos or viceroys, Japanese taste for reading & books, attempt at escape and recapture. Caged in confinement, earthquake, corporal punishment, intoleran- ce of Christianity, prisoners begin to learn Japanese, rela- xation of laws, teaching of scientific knowledge to the Jap- anese, notes to Captain Rickor, climate and weather in Japan ultimate release back to "Diana" and the Japanese visitors on board. Then the work begins on the "Recollections of Jap- an & the Japanese." Herein Golownin disgorges all that he has observed & learned about Japan during his two year capt- ivity. An astute and intellectual man, this part of the work outlines Japan and the Japanese as he compiled his notes. Covers early history of Japan, discovery, Catholic mission- aries, national character, education & knowledge of the Jap- anese, language, geography, politeness, religion & religious customs, mythology, superstitions, aesthetical ideas, forms of worship, punishment of ecclesiastics, monks & nuns. Gov- ernment, laws, police, navigation, trade, civil and criminal justice, military affairs, laws and manners, privileges of nobility, military regulations, domestic slavery, marriage ceremony, court costume, female attire, music and dancing, theatrical representations. Productions: agriculture, manu- factures, fisheries, salt, cotton, silk, copper, iron, lead, hemp,tea, tobacco, horses, tin, pearl, fruits & vegetables, birds, wild animals, fish &c. Fine arts, foreign trade, cus- tom houses, coinage, paper currency, trade with Chinese and Dutch. Population, military force, infanticide, arms, unif- forms and soldier's pay, officers, construction of ships,the skill of Japanese sailors. Nations paying tribute to Japan & its colonies. Kurile, language and origin, religion, food, customs & domestic manners. While it is true that Capt. Gol- wnin was a captive, he and the crew were eventually allowed their freedom within limited areas of Japan, during which he carefully observed the Japanese and through interpreters, gained a mass of valuable knowledge, set down in this text. Western information on Japan during this time was limited, antiquated & highly protected by the Japanese. It is there- fore with much pomp and show, that after Golownin's return to Russia, he published this current text which was an imme- diate sensation throughout England & Europe. The good body of new information on Japan was welcomed and served as the next step in the link to the Western world's understanding Japan & the Japanese. Little else was written on Japan from the inside by a Westerner except from scant Dutch sources from 1800 through 1853. Perry and other Americans read with great interest this, the last of Golowin's works as the U.S. Expedition to Japan was being formed. Based on this "new and revised" edition the Americans now decided that this was the right time to act, and force Japan to open her hitherto clo- sed doors. The rest is history. Golownin's Narrative of a Captivity has been a classic, as is this later, revised edi- tion of that work, with a new name. Fascinating primary re- source, one of the most valuable works of the period on Jap- an by an actual inside observer. See Cordier: BIBLIOTHECA JAPONICA p.466. See Wildes: ALIENS IN THE EAST; Brinkley: A HISTORY OF THE JAPANESE PEOPLE. Yanaga: JAPAN SINCE PERRY. Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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      Krakau, Schevening u. Wien, 1852-1860 bzw. o. J. Zus. 20 S., Kl.-8° u. 8°. Gräfin Potocka „gehörte zum engen Kreis der Mitarbeiter der Ztg. ‚Czas‘. 1860-63 stellte sie zwischen den Krakauer Konservativen, welche sie im Kampf um die galiz. Autonomie tatkräftig unterstützte und dem Zentrum der poln. Emigration im Hotel Lambert in Paris sowie zu den offiziellen französ. Kreisen wichtige Kontakte her. Sie wirkte verdienstvoll als Präs. des Towarzystwa Dobroczynnosci (Wohltätige Ges.) in Krakau (Krakow) und war eine bekannte Kunstsammlerin“ (ÖBL). Es wurde gemunkelt, Potocka sei eine Urenkelin von Katharina der Großen. Der letzte zu Lebzeiten Chopins veröffentlichte Walzer war der polnischen Gräfin gewidmet. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius\' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend ein vierseitiger eigenh. Brief (Entwurf bzw. Abschrift?) m. Unterschrift Mislins an die Gräfin. - ÖBL VIII, 228f. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Polen, Mislin, Branicka, Potocka, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        MEYER\'S UNIVERSUM or VIEWS of the most remarkable Places and Objects of all Countries, in Steel Engravings by distinguished Artists, with descriptive and historical Text, eminent Writers in Europe and America.

      New -York, Herrmann J. Meyer, 1852, 1853. Vol. I. and Vol II. in one book. Engraved title, title, list of Illustrations, 294 pp. 4Bl. mit 48 Tafeln (mit Seidenhemdchen / 48 engravings, each with soft tissue); engraved title, list of illustrations, 226pp, 3 bl., 48 engravings. 19x28cm (landscape format / Querformat), original leather, rich ornamented with golden illuminations on cover, lettering on spine, marbled endpapers and gilt cut (all-around golden edges). ZUSTAND: Goldgeprägtes Orig.-Leder, mit reicher, goldener Einbandverzierung, goldenem Rückentitel, Stehkantenvergoldung, marmorierten Vorsätzen und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Schöne Ansichten im Querformat: Erster Band / First Volume: Niagara Falls, The Tower of London, Hohenasberg, Fingals Cave, Lonon Exchange, Ostantine in Africa, St. Cloud, New York Bay, Walhalla, Richmond Park, Baalbec, Constantinople, Strassburgh, Tell\'s chapel /Switzerland, Palace of the Legend of Honour / Paris, Etawah in Bengal, Notr Dame in Paris, School of Plato in Byrthinia, Hudson River, Calcutta, Segovia / Spain, Valley of Chamouni, Civita Castellana in Italy, Illock in Hungary, Brmen, Obelisk of Luxor, Saragota Lake, Rousseau\'s Hermitage at Montmorency, Washington\'s house / Mount Vernon, Erlangen in Bavaria, Cape Horn, Opera House in Paris (Masked Ball), The Bosphorus, Desert-Rock, Giralda /Sevilla, Teheran, Waschington\'s tomb, Mount Etna, Brescia / Italy, Birmingham / England, Liege and Seraing / Belgium, Lake George, Alcazar / Cordova, Benevento / Italy, Wallstreet, N.Y., Napoleon Column / Paris, Cumae in the \"Campagna Felice\" in Italy, General Post Office - Washington. Engravings of VOL: II.: CONDITION: Edges slightly rubbed - very fine and rare copy / ZUSTAND: Einband gering berieben, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Graphiken, Graphik, Stadtansichten, Landschaften, Landschaftsansichten, engravings, nineteenth century, Radierung, Radierungen, alte Stiche, Nordamerikanische Bücher des 19. Jahrhunderts

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      St. Louis, 1852. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Docketed on verso. Old fold lines. Very minor soiling. Near fine. Manuscript letter written in French, from Joseph Sire, Pierre Chouteau's agent in St. Louis, enclosing returns (not present) from his agents in the field, and commenting on the low volume of furs being brought in by competitors as well as by Honore Picotte, Chouteau's agent in Fort Pierre. Sire started out in the fur trade as a river boat captain on the Missouri River. He had been with the Chouteau firm - a massive fur trading outfit, originally based in St. Louis - since the 1830s and was married to Pierre Chouteau's cousin. In the letter he mentions that he and John B. Sarpy, another partner and family member by marriage, would be willing to withdraw from the company; they were both getting older at this time, and both would die within the next six years, Sire in 1854. A partial translation reads: "It would seem that our opponents must be doing a very weak trade...I cannot comprehend how, if Picotte has made only 900 packs in the district of Fort Pierre he will collect a total of 4000 packs, and our opponents only 1500....I don't count on more than 75 to 80,000 [buffalo] robes against 93,000 last year....I would very much like to count on the [balance sheet] of CM&S [Chouteau, Merle & Sanford) provided that it be correct. Sarpy and I count on quickly receiving a definitive answer concerning our interest in New York....We consent to withdraw, but we would very much want to know exactly what the time of our discontinuation is...." Though Chouteau spoke and wrote English, his first language was French and he preferred to do all of his correspondence in French. Chouteau, Merle & Sanford, mentioned in Sire's letter, was another of Chouteau's many companies, in partnership with John F.A. Sanford, his son-in-law. Sanford's sister, Irene Sanford Emerson, was the wife of Dr. John Emerson, owner of the slave, Dred Scott; upon Emerson's death, Sanford became the defendant in that landmark case.

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      Marysville, Ca., 1852. Light edgewear, with two small chips in the left edge. Near fine. A striking view of the terrible fire that devastated Marysville, California in late summer, 1851. Fires ransacked many California cities in the 1850s. Marysville was only founded in 1850, but grew quickly as a town on the way to the northern gold fields from San Francisco and Sacramento. The fire that struck on August 30, 1851 destroyed most of the wooden structures in the town. The image shows Marysville engulfed in flames that shoot up at menacing angles, and dark plumes of smoke swirl through the sky. The foreground shows dozens of people watching helplessly, and also depicts the formation of a bucket brigade. According to Baird, this letter sheet was produced before April 24, 1852, and is a reworking of the view of Marysville from two sheets published by Marysville bookseller, R.A. Eddy in 1851 (see Baird 280 and 280a). The lithograph was produced by the San Francisco firm of Justh, Quirot & Company, who also produced other letter sheets and maps for Eddy. Baird located only four copies of this scarce and compelling image.

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        The Western Tourist and Emigrant's Guide through the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, Iowa and Wisconsin, and the Territories of Minesota [sic.], Missouri, and Nebraska ... Accompanied with a large and minute Map

      New York: published by J.H. Colton, 1852. 89pp. plus 18pp. catalogue of maps, etc., published by Colton. Large folding map: Smith, J. Calvin: "Guide Through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa, Showing the Township lines of the United States Surveys, Location of Cities, Towns, Villages, Post Hamlets, Canals, Rail and Stage Roads." New York: J.H. Colton, 1852. Full period colour, 21 7/8 x 26 3/8 inches. (Front free endpaper glued down to the front pastedown, small abrasion on the title). Publisher's green cloth covers, upper cover pictorially stamped in gilt, the lower cover repeating the design in blind. Colton's Western Tourist, complete with the folding map. This 1852 edition not recorded by Howes. The map depicts the region as far west as the Missouri river. Howes S615; Ristow, p.316.

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        Le Rhin de Bale a Dusseldorf avec des excursions en Alsace, dans le Palatinat rhénan, les vallées de la Murg et du Neckar, la Bergstrasse, l'Odenwald;.

      Baedeker, Coblenz, 1852 - 2. édition entièrement refondue. Coblenz, Baedeker 1852. Titel, 2 nn. Bl., XXIV, 258 S. Avec 15 vues, 1 carte géographique et les plans des villes de Strasbourg, Francfort, Mayence, Coblence, Bonn, Cologne, Aix-la-Chapelle et Dusseldorf, et du jardin de Schwetzingen. Illustr. O(Biedermeier-)Ppbd. (ger. bestoßen; VDeckel mit Vignette: Zu haben in der Buchhandlung J. Wittmann in Bonn). Hinrichsen F 3.- Seltene frühe französische Ausgabe, deren Text auf der 7. Auflage von Baedeker's Rheinreise beruht.- Titelblatt mit Spuren von gelöschtem Stempel; hinterer Innendeckel mit entferntem Exlibris, sonst, von minimalen Stockfleckchen abgesehen, sauber erhalten. Sprache: fra (ger. bestoßen; VDeckel mit Vignette: Zu haben in der Buchhandlung J. Wittmann in Bonn). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Franklin Pierce

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields 1852 - FIRST EDITION. AN ASSOCIATION COPY OF THE GREATEST INTEREST, inscribed and signed by the subject of the book, President-elect Franklin Pierce, lifelong friend of the author. Pierce has inscribed the book to the Ohio newspaper publisher Washington McLean: “For Washington McLean from Frank. Pierce Concord N.H. Feby. 5. 1853.” Hawthorne and Pierce met at Bowdoin College and developed a close friendship. In 1846 Pierce played an important role in obtaining for Hawthorne the position of Surveyor of the Custom House is Salem with a salary of $1200 per year. Six years later, Hawthorne wrote this Life of Franklin Pierce, the campaign biography which helped win Pierce the 1852 presidential election. After the election, Pierce made Hawthorne American Consul to the Port of Liverpool. This position allowed Hawthorne a substantial income and provided the inspiration for later works such as The Marble Faun, Our Old Home, and the Italian and English Notebooks. In 1863 Hawthorne dedicated his Our Old Home to Pierce. His publisher and others warned Hawthorne against dedicating the work to Pierce, due to the strong public feelings against Pierce’s faction of the Democratic Party, which was viewed as pro-slavery. Insisting upon the dedication, Hawthorne wrote: “I find that it would be a piece of poltroonery in me to withdraw either the dedication or the dedicatory letter. My long and intimate personal relations with Pierce render the dedication altogether proper, especially as regards the book and if he is so exceedingly unpopular that his name ought to sink the volume, there is so much more the need that an old friend stand by him.” The following year Hawthorne took ill, and he prepared for his death taking a final journey to the lakes of New Hampshire with his beloved companion Pierce. On May 18, 1864, Hawthorne died alone with his old friend Franklin Pierce. Association copies of such personal interest linking great American political and literary figures are rarely encountered. Original brown cloth. Front free endpaper excised, else in fine condition. The great Stephen Wakeman, Carroll Wilson, and Parkman Dexter Howe collections all had copies of this title inscribed by Hawthorne, but none included a copy inscribed by Pierce. No other examples appear in the auction records of the past fifty years. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trauersaal im Schloß ('Der Trauersaal im Grossherzoglichen Schloss in Carlsruhe den 1ten Mai 1852').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. J. Veith n. L. Hoffmeister b. L. Hoffmeister in Karlsruhe, dat. 1852, 33 x 41,5 Schefold, Alte Ansichten aus Baden, Nr. 27562. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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      London, 1852. Original red publisher's cloth, stamped in blind and gilt; rebacked, neatly preserving most of original spines. Corners bumped and worn, spines lightly worn and soiled. Contemporary notation on verso of each titlepage. Light toning and minor wear. Very good. An important and scarce Arctic expedition under the command of Capt. William Penny. The H.M.S. Lady Franklin and Sophia set out on an expedition in search of Sir John Franklin through Baffin's Bay and Barrow Strait, thence north into Wellington Channel, where search parties were dispatched and observations made to obtain further geological and natural history information in the Arctic. The appendix contains detailed reports of the parties sent out in search of signs of the Erebus and Terror, including to the unexplored regions beyond Wellington Channel. Also in the appendix are Admiralty papers, meteorological data, a register of the tides, and illustrations of natural history and geological specimens. The handsome plates depict life in the Arctic, including "Winter Quarters, Assistance Bay," "Arctic Travelling," and natural history illustrations. The folding maps include "A Chart of the Arctic Regions..." and "A Polar Chart...of Capt. Penny's Expedition." Not in Lande or Lande supplement.

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      Doaksville: [Choctaw Intelligencer], 1852.. 110pp. Half calf and marbled boards in antique style.Very minor foxing and wear, very good. A very early and rare Doaksville, Oklahoma imprint, being the third printed Choctaw constitution, preceded by the 1840 and 1847 editions printed in Park Hill. Doaksville served as the capital of the Choctaw Nation from 1850 to 1867, and at the time of this publication was the largest trading center in Indian Territory. According to Hargrett, this book was printed at the office of the CHOCTAW INTELLIGENCER, a fledgling newspaper which ceased to exist after 1852. Rare, with only two copies located in OCLC, at Harvard Law Library and the Clements Library at the University of Michigan. HARGRETT, OKLAHOMA 155. HARGRETT, LAWS OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS 111.

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        Colonne mobile en Calabre dans l'annèe 1852. par M. H. Rilliet Chirurgien au 13 Battaillon des Chasseurs

      Geneve. Pilet & Cougnard. 1852 - Album di cm. 18x24; pp. (2), 174. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, piatti inquadrati entro filetto d'oro, titoli in oro i piatti, risguardi in carta decorata, tagli dorati, frontespizio figurato e ricco apparato illustrativo, in litografia, che ripropone i disegni con i quali il Dottor Rilliet documentò la spedizione in Calabria nel 1852. ottimo esemplare, perfettamente conservato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Mexico andCalifornia: Comprising a Journal of a Tour from Brazos Santiago, throughCentral Mexico, by way of Monterey, Chihuahua, the country of theApaches, and the River Gila, to the Mining Districts of California.

      Boston. Wright & Hasty's Steam Press. 1852. 12mo, 18cm, 138p., originalprinted wraps, two internal library perforation stamps & 1 ink stampnumber on the foot of the dedicate page, trimmed, removed from a boundvolume the upper wrap is fine, scarce. (cgc) Sabin 13393. Howes C451.Wagner-Camp 210. A scarce early journal of travels through the AmericanSouth West. Asa Bement Clarke (1817- 1882), of the Hampden MiningCompany, left New York on January 29, 1849 and traveled by way of Mexicoto California, arriving in Los Angeles on July 9, 1849. A well-writtenaccount detailing "a portion of the country but little known toAmericans", vivid descriptions of the Apaches, and descriptions ofCalifornia at the time of the gold rush. Clarke returned to the East in1851.. Soft cover. Book.

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        City of Toledo, Lucas Co. Ohio

      New York: Miller's Litho, 1852. Lithographed map, hand-coloured, sectioned and linen-backed. (Minor staining, tear repaired at an early date). Folds into publisher's brown cloth covers, covers blindstamped, upper cover titled in gilt, cloth ties, modern brown cloth chemise, all within brown morocco-backed cloth slipcase. The first printed map of Toledo, Ohio. This very rare cadastral map of Toledo shows the city at a critical point during its initial period of growth. Although the town was formed in 1833, development and settlement did not begin in earnest until after the completion of the Wabash and Erie Canal. In 1850, the population of Toledo was 3829; a decade later, population had increased nearly 260 percent to 13,768. The map, drawn on a large scale, shows the locations of each plot with ownership information, as well as the locations of specific buildings, roads, canals, railroad lines, etc. The map includes an inset view of Toledo Central High School at the lower left. An early owner has added several pencil annotations to this copy, including changes in ownership names and the route of the Toledo and St. Louis Railroad line. OCLC locates but three institutional holdings. Not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America.

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      London. 1852.. [4],57pp. Folio. Original publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt, rebacked. Minor repairs to corners. Boards slightly soiled. Diagonal repaired tear in front free endpaper and titlepage, minor thumb-soiling. A few small closed tears into leaves. Numerous colored lithographic illustrations. Very good. A well-executed lithographic reproduction of the newspaper produced on board the H.M.S. Resolute while in search of the lost Franklin Expedition. The newspaper was based on THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, mixing text with lively color illustrations picturing life aboard a naval vessel in the mid-19th century. Also includes eyewitness accounts of evidence gathering from the Erebus and Terror. The work is presented with two preliminary leaves, followed by the five issues of the periodical, ending with two leaves of miscellaneous "Arctic sketches." A rare and famous work. ABBEY 639. SABIN 23608.

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        New York

      London and New York: John Tallis & Co, 1852. Engraved map by Rapkin within an ornamental border, with six engraved inset views by H. Winkles. A decorative mid-19th century map of Manhattan. This decorative map appeared in Tallis' Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World . The map depicts Manhattan south of 42nd Street, with most development south of Madison Square. The routes of the Hudson River Railroad and the Harlem Railroad are both identified. The views by Winkles comprise: City Hall, Custom House, The Narrows from Fort Hamilton, New York from Williamsburgh, A New York Steamer and Brooklyn. Not in Stokes or Haskell.

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        Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly: Volume 1 & 2

      JOHN P. JEWETT & COMPANY, CLEVELAND, OHIO 1852 - This is a married set, meaning, they are two different printings that we put together to make this a complete 2 volume set. Vol. 1 is the ninety-fifth thousand and Vol. 2 is eightieth thousand. Both has a gold gilt mpressed design to covers. Gilt lettering and design to spine. Vol. 1 looks brown and Vol. 2 is green. Both have general wear, rubbed extremities, bumped corners, foxing on pages, and Vol. 1 illustrations has been colored in by someone. Uncle Tom was published in 1852. It sold as fast as they could print them, It was republished 5,000 copies at a time. DATE PUBLISHED: 1852 EDITION: 312+322 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plantæ Javanicæ rariores, descriptæ iconibusque illustratæ, quas in insula Java, annis 1802-1818, legit et investigavit

      London: printed by Richard Taylor, for William H. Allen & Co, 1852. 4 parts bound in one volume, 4to. (14 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches). Title in Latin, preliminary leaves, indices and postscript in English, text in Latin and English. Folding engraved map of Java by J. and C. Walker after Horsfield with his routes marked in red by hand, 50 engraved plates by J. Curtis and E. Weddell after C. and J. Curtis (47 hand-coloured [6 of these double-page], 3 uncoloured [1 of these double-page]). Plate XXIV trimmed touching image as usual). Contemporary English green half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, spine expertly rebacked with original spine laid down, the original spine gilt in five compartments with semi-raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, marbled endpapers, gilt edges A fine copy of this rare work on the most botanically interesting plants on the island of Java: this is the deluxe hand-coloured issue of this spectacular record of the findings of the first American to carry out scientific research in Southeast Asia This work was published in four parts over an unusually-extended period which has meant that complete copies are now rare. Lowndes notes that parts I-III were published at 5 guineas with the plates uncoloured. The deluxe issue with the plates hand-coloured as here cost 7 guineas. In addition, the present copy also includes an apparently unrecorded dedication leaf (dated 9 April 1852 acknowledging the patronage of the East India Company) which is not called for by any of the bibliographies cited below. Horsfield assembled his herbarium in Java between 1802 and 1819. Born in Pennsylvania, Horsfield first visited Java in 1800 shortly after qualifying as a doctor in Philadelphia. The astonishingly rich flora and fauna captured his imagination, and he returned as an employee of the Dutch East India Company, a post that allowed him to start his researches in 1802. The fall of Holland to the French gave the British an excuse to take over the Dutch overseas territories, and following the British capture of Java in 1811, Horsfield was able to obtain the patronage of the charismatic governor of the region: Sir Stamford Raffles. Horsfield travelled throughout the island observing not only the botanical, but also zoological and geological aspects of its natural history, and mapping it. Ill-health forced him to leave Java in 1819, and he accompanied his collections back to London. On his arrival in Britain, Horsfield handed the herbarium over to Robert Brown who "undertook the examination and arrangement" (prospectus, p. [v]) of the collection. Brown's work eventually showed that the herbarium included 2,196 distinct specimens: the importance of the collection was also recognised and it was therefore decided to publish detailed descriptions of the "more remarkable, new or imperfectly known plants" (prospectus, p. [v]). This work also fell to Brown, but the pressure of his numerous other projects meant that the publication was severely delayed. Brown was able to oversee the production of the beautiful plates, but then, with Horsfield's agreement, the job of writing and overseeing the rest of the work was passed on to Brown's assistant Bennett. He proved to be an admirable substitute and the final part was eventually published fifty years after Horsfield began his collection. Arnold Arboretum p.73; BM (NH) I, p. 135; Brunet III, 340; Great Flower Books p. 74; Lowndes II, p. 1122 (parts I-III only); Nissen BBI 934; Pritzel 613; Stafleu & Cowan 418.

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      Philadelphia, 1852. Folio, 17 x 13 3/4 inches. Publisher's green marbled paper- covered boards, morocco title label elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt on upper cover, red morocco spine and corners expertly renewed to style. In a modern red cloth box, morocco label. A fine copy of this famous atlas, with handcolored maps of all the individual states and territories. The map of California shows counties in California and New Mexico for the first time. Despite its title, the atlas concentrates to a marked degree on the American continent, with forty-three maps of the area, including a fine double-page east-to-west-coast map of the United States. S. Augustus Mitchell and his sons were the leading publishers of maps in the United States during most of the 19th century. Mitchell had come to Philadelphia round 1830 with the intention of improving the standard of geography textbooks, Philadelphia then being the leading city in America for cartographical publications. A NEW AMERICAN ATLAS, published in 1831, was his first work. In 1845 he acquired the right to Tanner's NEW UNIVERSAL ATLAS (first published in 1836), and in 1846 he published his first edition of the present work. Mitchell continued to publish the atlas until 1850, when he sold the copyright to Cowperthwait & Co. of Philadelphia. Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company published it until 1856, when it was purchased by Charles DeSilver. The Cowperthwait company continued to add, edit, alter, and hand-color the maps.

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        Original-Aquarell. Griechische Landschaft.

      Griechenland, nach 1852. - circa 12,5 x 33,5 cm (Bildausschnitt). 1 Blatt in Passepartout, unter Glas gerahmt Blick auf eine kleine Stadt vor Bergen in Griechenland. Stimmungsvolles Aquarell, verso mit altem Stempel "Nachlass Prof. L. Thiersch † 1909". - Ludwig Thiersch (1825-1909) studierte Malerei bei von Hess, Schnorr von Carolsfeld und Karl Schorn. Im Jahr 1852 ging er mit seinem Vater, dem bedeutenden Philologen und Philhellenen Friedrich Thiersch nach Athen, wo er verschiedene Aufträge ausführte, etwa die Kirche des heiligen Nikodemus mit Fresken ausstattete und mehrere griechische Landschaften malte. - Nur das Passepartout der alten Rahmung etwas stockig, das Aquarell schön.

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        The Works and Correspondence of The Right Honourable Edmund Burke

      Francis & John Rivington, 1852. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Francis & John Rivington, 1852. New edition. Leather bound. Complete in eight volumes. Very good. Light edge wear with bumped corners and scuffing to the boards. Prior owner's name and date, 1860, on the top of each title page. Page 15 in volume 1 torn at the bottom corner, repaired with now ancient tape. Prelims lightly foxed. Bound in full calf with simple gilt filet boarder on the boards in contrast to the intricate gilt tooled design to the spine panels; the second and fourth black and maroon leather panels list title and volume number. The first volume bears the following inscription on the front flyleaf: "This set books taken from a southern home that was deserted during civil war by my brother Byron Barrett who was there in command of Pioneer corps.

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        Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly (with laid in signatures)

      Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. First edition. Fine. A Fine set, each book with a small inscribed card laid in. The first book with very minor spotting to the cloth and a few leaves with very minor foxing. The second book with a slight tear in th cloth at the front joint and a small nick at the bottom of the spine. A small stain on the title page, otherwise the internal contents of the second book are largely without fault. A set that's clearly never been read and one that has been tucked away with great care for many years, quite exceptional condition for this set. The first book with the calling card of Miss C. H. Goodale on which the author has written: "Trust in the Lord And do good A sure way to attain happiness here & forever from Harriet Beecher Stowe February 27, 1888." The second book with a small card inscribed: "Very Truly Yours Harriet Beecher Stowe Mandarin December 2, 1881." Housed in matching custom slipcases with chemises. Perhaps the most influential social novel in American history. In 1850, Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which mandated that escaped slaves had to be returned to their owners upon capture, even if they were discovered in a free state. Stowe began her book as a protest to this law - and it would go on to become the most popular novel of the 19th century. "Uncle Tom's Cabin exploded like a bombshell. To those engaged in fighting slavery it appeared as an indictment of all the evils inherent the system they opposed; to the pro-slavery forces it was a slanderous attack on 'the Southern way of life'... the social impact of Uncle Tom's Cabin on the United States was greater than that of any book before or since." (Printing and the Mind of Man) Indeed, the reaction to the book was so widespread, that it would inspire stage shows, plays, and even inspire pro-slavery counter-works, such as Aunt Phillis's Cabin and The Planter's Northern Bride. An apocryphal story of the time claimed that upon meeting Stowe, Abraham Lincoln said: "So this is the little lady who started this great war." "It is scarcely necessary to give in this place and in detail the plot of Mrs. Stowe's striking production; for striking and meritorious it undoubtedly is. The lady has great skill in the delineation of character; her hand is vigorous and firm, her mastery over human feeling is unquestionable, and her humorous efforts are unimpeachable." (Contemporary Review in The London Times). Fine.

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        The recent operations of the British forces at Rangoon and Martaban

      Thomas Hatchard, London 1852 - First edition, slim 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 78; lithograph frontispiece, 3 lithograph plates (2 folding); original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine; the binding a bit spotted and worn, but in all a good, sound copy, or better. A reliable eye-witness account of the first three months of the second Anglo-Burmese War by the late chaplin and naval instructor of the H.M.S. Fox who succumbed to cholera. Wikipedia notes: "In 1852, Commodore George Lambert was dispatched to Burma by Lord Dalhousie over a number of minor issues related to the Treaty of Yandabo between the countries. The Burmese immediately made concessions including the removal of a governor whom the Company made their casus belli. Lambert, described by Dalhousie in a private letter as the "combustible commodore," eventually provoked a naval confrontation in extremely questionable circumstances by blockading the port of Rangoon and seizing the King Pagan's royal ship and thus started the Second Anglo-Burmese War which ended in the Company annexing the province of Pegu and renaming it Lower Burma . The first substantial blow . was struck by the Company on 5 April 1852, when the port of Martaban was taken. Rangoon was occupied on the 12th and the Shwedagon Pagoda on the 14th, after heavy fighting, when the Burmese army retired northwards. Bassein was seized on 19 May, and Pegu was taken on 3 June." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Regulations for the Uniform & Dress of the Navy and Marine Corps of the United States.

      Philadelphia: Navy Department, 1852. Folio. (16) pp. plus colored and b/w lithographs. This splendid plate book has twelve full page color plates and two b/w plates. It depicts uniforms on human figures as well as details of accessories such as collars, cuffs and epaulettes for all ranks. Page size 14 x 11 inches. Lacks paper wrappers, otherwise a fine copy.

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        The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland (Four Volumes, Full Leather)

      William Paterson, Edinburgh 1852 - Engraved title and 60 high quality engraved plates in each volume. Finely bound in dark green full leather with gilt borders on covers, titles and decoration on spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate of A. Brandon Taylor on front endpaper of each volume. Edges lightly rubbed. Old price erasure on first blank of vol. one. Occasional foxing in margins. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Print of the N.Y. 7th Regiment on Parade Drill in Washington Square, With NYU in the Background

      1852 - Hand-colored lithograph, N.Y., [1852], entitled "National Guard, 7th. Regt. N.Y.S.M. / From the Original picture by Major Btticher in the possession of the 8th. Co. N.G. / [The principal heads from Daguerreotypes - by Meade Brothers 233 Broadway N.Y. / New York, Published by Otto Btticher, 289 Broadway]." "[O]n Stone by C. Gildemeister, 289 Broadway N.Y. / Print by Nagel & Weingaertner N.[Y.]" "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by Otto Btticher" 36 x 28 in. (sheet size). A beautifully hand-colored lithographic print showing the regiment on parade with mounted officers viewing from the left, and the public from the right. A scarce print. Historical BackgroundThe 7th Regiment comprised New York City's social elite and was known for its elaborate uniforms and equipment, and later its imposing armory on Park Avenue. However, according to the New York Public Library: "Prior to 1860, the 7th Regiment paraded and drilled outdoors. Here they are shown on Washington Square, with New York University and the Reformed Dutch Church in the background. This particularly detailed lithograph was made from a painting by Otto Botticher, and includes portraits of specific members, taken from daguerreotypes."The 7th's history dates back to 1806, when four companies of artillery were formed in the New York State militia and named the 2nd Battalion 11th Regiment of Artillery. It saw brief action in the War of 1812. In July 1825, the battalion was one of many commands turned out in New York City to welcome the visiting hero Marquis de LaFayette, the French aristocrat who had helped America during the Revolutionary War and brought France into conflict against the British to aid the new nation. To honor him, the battalion took the name "National Guard" in recognition of the celebrated Garde Nationale de Paris, which Lafayette had commanded during the early days of the French Revolution. The New York 7th Regiment was the first state militia unit to be named National Guard.During the Civil War, the 7th was one of the first units to respond to President Lincoln's call for volunteers on April 19, 1861, occupying Arlington Heights, Virginia to help protect the capital from possible attack by the Confederate Army during the first months of the war. In July of 1863, the 7th was ordered back to New York to respond to the Draft Riots and was on duty under General John A. Dix in New York City from July 16-20.After the war, a new armory, designed by Sanford White, was constructed for the unit in 1877. The 7th Regiment Armory still stands on Park Avenue between 66th and 67th streets in the heart of Manhattan's Upper East Side.Condition Professionally conserved. Margins trimmed resulting in the loss of some text.

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        Handbuch der Petrefaktenkunde.

      Tübingen, Verlag der H. Laupp`schen Buchhandlung 1852 - EA - Erstausgabe. 2 Bände (Text- und Tafelband), komplett. Textband: VI + 792 Seiten, Tafelband: 62 Tafeln (komplett, mit über 2.000 Abb.) + je ein Blatt Erklärung der Tafel. Tafeln nur einseitig bedruckt, Erklärungsblätter ebenso. Erklärung und Tafel stehen sich stets gegenüber. Ca. 23 cm x ca. 16 cm. Original-Pappband mit schwarz-gold geprägten Rückenschildern. Einbände berieben und insbesondere an Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Feiner alter Namenseintrag und kleiner Aufkleber auf den Vorsätzen beider Bände, Ex Libris auf dem Vorsatz des Tafelbandes. Im Textband auf den Rändern der Seiten 8 bis 14 einige kleine farbige Markierungen eingeklebt (Text nicht betroffen). Keine weiteren Einträge. Papier altersbedingt etwas gebräunt, beide Bände gelegentlich etwas altersfleckig, der Tafelband etwas mehr. Bindung beider Bände sehr gut und fest. Zustand insgesamt mindestens II (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gerne per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu., [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité complet de l`anatomie de l`homme comprenant la medecin operatoire. Avec planches lithographiées d`aprés nature par N. H. Jacob.Tome sixieme et tome septieme: Medicine operatoire.

      Paris: Delaunay. 1852 u. 1840. Folio. 280 S., 91 Taf. mit gegenüberliegenden Erläuterungsseiten, 356, LII S., 93 Taf. mit gegenüberliegenden Erläuterungsseiten. 2 Bände. Mit 184 ganzseitigen lithographischen Tafeln. Rot. Halbledereinbände mit Rückengoldprägung. Einbände etwas berieben, Außengelenke teils etwas angebrochen, Papier tlw. geringf. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig - insgesamt sehr gute Exemplare mit den beeindruckenden und detailreichen lithographischen Tafeln Versand D: 4,80 EUR

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        Berlin und seine nächsten Umgebungen in malerischen Originalansichten. Historisch - topographisch beschrieben von Ludwig Rellstab.

      Darmstadt Lange 1852 - gest. Titel m. Frontispiz, 152 SS. und 30 Stst.- Tafeln mit Ansichten, 8°, Or.- GLwd. m. Blindpr. u. goldgepr. Rtit. (L.ber., besch. Berlin Bibl., S. 63. - 1. Ausgabe. Mit schönen Ansichten von Berlin, darunter Gesamtans., Bibliothek, Breite Straße, Charlottenburger Schloß, Gendarmenmarkt, Opernhaus, Schloß, Schloßbrücke, Zeughaus, Spandau (2), Strahlau, sowie Potsdam ( 4x). - Erst 1854 erschien die Ausgabe mit 55 Blatt. - Nur minimal fleckig und insgesamt sehr gut erhalten.

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        Napoleon Le Petit.

      Bruxelles: Londres, Jeffs Libraire- Editeur, 1852. Sextodecimo, original cloth. Inscribed by Victor Hugo on the front free endpaper to the wife of General Adolphe Emmanuel Charles Le Flo,"Aux pieds de Madame Lefl? le livre et l'auteur Victor Hugo." In very good condition with some browning and overall light wear. Napol?on le Petit (literally, "Napoleon the Little") was an influential political pamphlet by Victor Hugo which condemned the reign of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French. Hugo lived in exile in Guernsey for most of Napoleon III's reign, and his criticism of the monarch was significant as he was one of the most prominent Frenchmen of the time, and was revered by many. It includes the concept of two and two make five as a denial of truth by authority, a notion later used by George Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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        Journal of a Military Reconnaissance, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to the Navajo Country

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo and Company, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. First separate printing, "somewhat amplified from its first appearance as part of Joseph E. Johnston's Renconnaissance, 1850" (Howes S-498). 140 pp + ads, folding map, and 72 plates (some colored). Plates 2, 21, & 39 not issued. Original cloth, unevenly sunned, with minor restoration to spine ends, old wax seal affixed to lower spine, and "1852" handwritten on spine. Binding sound, mild to moderate foxing throughout. Good to very good overall. According to Field (1413), this is " one of the most accurate and complete of all the narratives of exploration of the country of the Zuni and the Pueblo Indians. The examination and journals were made by a most intelligent and scrupulous explorer, as is evidenced by the numerous carefully drawn pictures of the different phases of aboriginal life and history." Simpson was the first American explorer to describe Chaco Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, Pueblo Bonito, and Inscription Rock, among other sites.

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        The English Struwelpeter or pretty stories and funny pictures for little children. After the nineteenth edition of the celebrated german work of Heinrich Hoffmann. Ninth edition.

      Leipsic, Friedrich Volckmar, o.J. (und) London, at the Agency of the German Literary Society (um 1852-54). - 24 einseitig bedruckte Seiten. Mit 24 handkolorierten Holzschnitt-Bildern (bzw. Bildgeschichten). 4to (25 x 20 cm). Rötlich-brauner Orig.-Pappband mit typographierter Titelei und gestoch. ornamentaler Bordüre auf beiden Deckeln und der lithographierten ("Großeltern"-) Vignette auf dem Rückendeckel. Sehr frühe, daher extrem seltene englische Ausgabe (die erste englische erschien um 1848 nach der 6. dt.Auflage), die der Originalverlag des deutschen Struwwelpeter (Rütten & Loening) wohl dem Leipziger (Export-)Kollegen überließ. Die zugrunde liegende 19. deutsche Ausgabe erschien zwischen 1852 und 1854 (vgl. Rümann 680 u. Klotz). Die Einbandtypographie mitsamt der berühmten Vignette auf dem Rückendeckel ist identisch mit derjenigen der frühen deutschen Ausgaben. - Der (oft nicht mehr vorhandene) Originaleinband) an den Deckelrändern und -Kanten etwas unfrisch und beschabt, (entfernte) Klebstreifen-Spuren auf den Deckeln am Rückenrand. Rücken aus gleichfarbigem Material sowie Innenfalze erneuert. Gleichwohl Exemplar in selten guten Erhaltungszustand, zumal der (völlig fleckenfreien) Innenerhaltung: die von Hand kolorierten Holzschnitte sind von großer Farbfrische (bei wenigen Blättern auf die weiße Rückseite leicht durchgeschlagen). - Bibliographien: vgl. Osborne-Coll, p. 65 (nur 22. ed., Wegehaupt II nur 28. ed.). - Brüggemann Sp. 1452. - Seebaß II 887 ff. (Frankfurt, nach 1860).- Klotz II, S. 298. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Recent Operations of the British Forces at Rangoon and Martaban.

      Thomas Hatchard, London 1852 - vii, 78pp. Original dark brown cloth stamped in gold on the spine and in blind on the sides. Bound by J. Dean at the Strand. Color frontispiece, one plate of the vessel Yathunah-gee-mohn, and two folding plates: the first, a view of the town of Rangoon; the second, depicting the attack of the Dunnoo stockade. With the bookplate of the military collection of Anne S. K. Brown. A first hand account of the second Anglo-Burmese war by Rev. Thomas T. Baker, Chaplain of Her Majesty's ship Fox, who died from cholera while attending the wounded. The last chapter of the book, describing the capture of Martaban and Rangoon, was added after the author's death. Spine professionally restored, mild toning to text block, light smudges to some of the leaves, some edge wear. A very good copy. ; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The recent operations of the British forces at Rangoon and Martaban

      London: Thomas Hatchard. 1852. "First edition, slim 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 78; lithograph frontispiece, 3 lithograph plates (2 folding); original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine; the binding a bit spotted and worn, but in all a good, sound copy, or better. A reliable eye-witness account of the first three months of the second Anglo-Burmese War by the late chaplin and naval instructor of the H.M.S. Fox who succumbed to cholera. Wikipedia notes: ""In 1852, Commodore George Lambert was dispatched to Burma by Lord Dalhousie over a number of minor issues related to the Treaty of Yandabo between the countries. The Burmese immediately made concessions including the removal of a governor whom the Company made their casus belli. Lambert, described by Dalhousie in a private letter as the ""combustible commodore,"" eventually provoked a naval confrontation in extremely questionable circumstances by blockading the port of Rangoon and seizing the King Pagan's royal ship and thus started the Second Anglo-Burmese War which ended in the Company annexing the province of Pegu and renaming it Lower Burma ... The first substantial blow ... was struck by the Company on 5 April 1852, when the port of Martaban was taken. Rangoon was occupied on the 12th and the Shwedagon Pagoda on the 14th, after heavy fighting, when the Burmese army retired northwards. Bassein was seized on 19 May, and Pegu was taken on 3 June..."""

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        Map of the Great Salt Lake And Adjacent Country in the Territory Of Utah. Surveyed in 1849 and 1850, under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert . by Capt. Howard Stansbury . aided by Lieut. J.W. Gunnison . and Albert Carrington. Drawn By Lieut. Gunnison And Charles Preuss. Ackerman Lith. 379 Broadway N.Y.

      Ackerman Lith., New York 1852 - Map of the Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country in the Territory Of Utah. [New York, 1852] Uncolored lithograph map mounted at an early date on cartographical linen, neat line to neat line: 43 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches, with embryonic grid pattern map of "Great Salt Lake City." Overall moderate browning, splits at old folds (a few minor losses). First edition. Cohen, Mapping the West, pp. 164-166. Rumsey 950: "One of the earliest, and most important government maps of the Great Salt Lake area." Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West #765 (illustrated preceding p. 119) & Vol III, pp. 126-128: "Obviously a major production." The map appeared in two government documents and Stansbury's commercial publication, An Expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah (Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852).

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        Scà nes de la Vie Privà e at Publique Des Animaux. Études de Moeurs Contemporaines par. MM. De Balzac, George Sand, Charles Nodier, J. Anin, Stahl, P. Bernard, E. de la Bà dollierre, L.Baude, Ed. Lemoine etc.

      Paris 1852 - Inscribed by owner to ffep. Covers show wear to leather corners and spine. A wonderfully illustrated book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scènes de la Vie Privée at Publique Des Animaux. Études de Moeurs Contemporaines par. MM. De Balzac, George Sand, Charles Nodier, J. Anin, Stahl, P. Bernard, E. de la Bédollierre, L.Baude, Ed. Lemoine etc.

      Paris, 1852. Inscribed by owner to ffep. Covers show wear to leather corners and spine. A wonderfully illustrated book. . Three quarters leather. Good.

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