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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM JOSEPH SIRE TO PIERRE CHOUTEAU REGARDINGCOMPETITION IN THE FUR TRADE].

      St. Louis. May 6, 1852. - [2]pp. plus integral address leaf. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines. Very minor soiling. Docketed on verso. Near fine. Manuscript letter written in French, from Joseph Sire, Pierre Chouteau's agent in St. Louis, enclosing returns from his agents in the field (not present), and commenting on the low volume of furs being brought in by competitors and also 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. Sunder, John E. THE FUR TRADE ON THE UPPER MISSOURI, 1840-1865. (University of Oklahoma Press, 1965).

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        Les papillons métamorphoses terrestres des peuples de l'air EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Gabriel de Gonet, 1852. Fine. Gabriel de Gonet, Paris 1852, 18,5x26cm, 2 volumes reliés. - First Edition. Binders black half shagreen, back on four bands set with black netting, slight rubbing on the jaw minor, flat black cardboard, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, lower corner blunt, binders of the time. Illustrated book of 35 boards inset hand-colored figures and in-text wood. Some small minor foxing mainly affecting the guards. Rare copy of one of the most beautiful romantic illustrated. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en demi chagrin noir, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de filets noirs, légers frottements sans gravité sur les mors, plats de cartonnage noir, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, un coin inférieur émoussé, reliures de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré de 35 planches hors-texte coloriées à la main ainsi que de figures in-texte sur bois. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité affectant essentiellement les gardes. Rare exemplaire de l'un de plus beaux illustrés romantiques.

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        ISTORIA DELLA LETTERATURA SICILIANA.

      Stab. Tipogr. Carini 1852-1863 In - 8 p. (mm. 214x142), 12 voll. in 11 tomi, mz. pelle coeva, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, ca. 300 pp. cad. L?opera è suddivisa per epoche: Primitiva - Greca - Sicula - Romana - Cristiana - Saracena - Normanna - Svevo - Angioina - Aragonese - Castigliana. Termina con: Appendici all?epoca Castigliana (secolo XV e seguenti). "Prima edizione". Cfr. Moncada Lo Giudici, p. 488: ?L?A., gesuita, nato a Caltagirone nel 1789, morì a Palermo nel 1860. La sua opera più importante è una "Storia letteraria di Sicilia" in 12 voll., ma fu anche elegante latinista e membro di varie Accademie? - Mira,II, p. 118: ?I pregi di sì importante lavoro sono ben riconosciuti, e fa ben mestieri percorrerlo onde valutare giustamente quella profonda e piena conoscenza delle cose sicule, quella chiarezza di dettato che vi si ammirano. Che se la Storia del Narbone lascia, come tutte le cose umane, qualche cosa a desiderare, resterà tuttavolta monumento mirabile di studii e d?ingegno?. Con fiorit. ma buon esemplare. .

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        Supernatural Pamphlets

      1852-54., 1852. Five important pamphlets by a leader in the Spiritualist movement. Bound in contemporary full brown calf with gilt titles and ornate gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers and edges. 'The Approaching Crisis: Being A Review of Dr. Bushnell's Recent Lectures on Spiritualism', New York: Published by the Author, 1852, pp, 221, one of adverts. 'The Harmonial Man; Or Thoughts for the Age', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1853, pp. 129. 'The Philosophy of Spiritual Intercourse, Being an Exploration of Modern Mysteries', New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1854, pp. 176. 'The Philosophy of Special Providences: A Vision', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1853, pp. 55. 'Free Thoughts Concerning Religion; Or Nature Versus Theology', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1854, pp. 45. Some very occasional light spotting throughout the textblock, some dustiness to the edges, the paper has split along both inner joints but the binding is still tight and very sound. Moderate wear to the covers with rubbing and some bumping to the extremities and some marking to the boards, A very good copy of a fascinating work.

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        Ragionamenti storici di diritto. Tradotti dall'originale tedesco e preceduti da un discorso da A. Turchiarulo

      Tipografia all'Insegna del Diogene, Napoli 1852 - - XLVI + 145 + 130 + 135 + 84 p. 4 parti in 1 tomo in-8

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        Port of Auckland, New Zealand. Sailing Directions, compiled by Thomas Kerr, Esq., Master of Her Majesty's Surveying Vessel Pandora

      Auckland:: Williamson & Wilson,. 1852.. First printing. Good + overall. Although the publication of this 4 page, locally printed, sailing directions for Auckland was advertised in the "New Zealander", it does not appear that the actual pamphlet is held by the National Library of New Zealand. See " The New Zealander ", Volume 8, Issue 687, 13 November 1852, Page 2 (See http://natlib.govt.nz/records/2981616 for newspaper reference.) No copies on OCLC. It wasn?'t until the 1840s, some years after New Zealand had been settled by British colonials, that the Port of Auckland was officially established. Shortly after the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840, Capt. William Hobson,(Lieut. Governor of the new British colony), selected Auckland as the first post-treaty capital specifically because of its potential as a port. Auckland was chosen in order to satisfy the urgent need to establish a suitable capital and trading center. In spite of unsatisfactory wharf facilities located on large tidal mud flats, the township quickly expanded into a center for maritime trade. The detailed survey (the "Great Survey") of the New Zealand coast began in 1848 with the HMS Acheron, a steam paddle sloop under Captain Stokes, and the HMS Pandora under Captain Drury, and continued until 1856 when Britain recalled the ships. Much specific and useful information is included in the circular making Auckland a much safer harbor: "easiness of approach", tides, making land, descriptions of islands and island groups, channels, rocks, buoy locations, and capes. 8vo, 9 x 11 1/2", 4pp, folded. Elaborately printed with at least 8 different type fonts and wide margins. A few short splits at original folds, not affecting text. Obviously used with contemporary folds and period ink written title on one of the folds along with the words "beads" and "shot ", both with what looks like a price. There are also some penciled numbers that seem to be used for an addition. Not found in Trove.

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        [EXTENSIVE RUN OF UTAH TERRITORIAL LAWS FROM THE INCORPORATION OF THE TERRITORY IN 1851 THROUGH 1878]

      Salt Lake City. 1852-1878.. Twenty volumes, detailed below. 20th-century cloth, gilt leather labels. Light to moderate wear and soiling, a few volumes with stained cloth, chipped labels. Institutional stamps on titlepages. Some light soiling and dampstaining. Good. A remarkable and nearly complete run of the early session laws of the Utah Territory, encompassing a number of early Salt Lake City imprints. The volume for the first session is, of course, the first collection of Utah Territory laws. It includes interesting statutes related to ranching, for example concerning brand books and enclosures. The acts of the fourth session did not appear separately, but is found only in the 1855 Acts, published in Great Salt Lake City by Joseph Cain, 1855, and present in this run. These volumes contain a wealth of information on Brigham Young and other Mormon pioneers, the incorporation of cities and counties, the building of roads, the establishment of industry, and all aspects of Utah life of the period. The laws encompass the founding of the territory, the Mormon War, the Civil War period, and the coming of the transcontinental railroad in 1869. The volumes are as follows: 1) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS, AND MEMORIALS, PASSED BY THE FIRST ANNUAL, AND SPECIAL SESSIONS, OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, BEGUN AND HELD AT GREAT SALK LAKE CITY, ON THE 22nd DAY OF September 2) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS PASED AT THE SECOND ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH.... Great Salt Lake City: George Hales, 1853. 168,[1]pp. McMURTRIE 19. 3) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT THE THIRD ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH.... Great Salt Lake City: Arieh C. Brower, 1854. 39,[1]pp. McMURTRIE 22. 4) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, PASSED AT THE SEVERAL ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH.... Great Salt Lake City: Joseph Cain, 1855. 460pp. McMURTRIE 27. 5) RESOLUTIONS, ACTS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH: CONVENED AT FILLMORE CITY, DEC. 11, 1855. Great Salt Lake City. 1855. 51pp. McMURTRIE 32. 6) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE SIXTH ANNUAL SESSION, 1856-7.... Great Salt Lake City: James McKnight, 1857. 211pp. McMURTRIE 34. 7) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH: EIGHTH ANNUAL SESSION - FOR THE YEARS 1858-9. ALSO MEMORIALS TO CONGRESS. Great Salt Lake City: J. McKnight, 1859. 39,ii pp. McMURTRIE 37. 8) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE NINTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1859-60. Great Salt Lake City: John S. Davis, 1860. iv,44pp. McMURTRIE 40. 9) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE TENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1860-61. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1861. [2],50pp. 10) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1861-62. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1862. 60pp. 11) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE TWELFTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1862-63. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1863. 15pp. 12) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1863-64. Great Salt Lake City: Henry McEwan, 1864. 52pp. 13) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE FOURTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1864---65. Great Salt Lake City: Henry McEwan, 1865. 92pp. 14) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AND ADOPTED DURING THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. Great Salt Lake City: James A. Thompson, 1867. iv,40,8pp. 15) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION, 1868. Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon, 1868. iv,56pp. Original printed wrappers bound in, several small tears repaired with tape. 16) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION, 1869. Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon, 1869. [2],24pp. 17) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AND ADOPTED DURING THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. Salt Lake City: Joseph Bull, 1870.[2],xii,148pp. Original printed front wrapper bound in. 18) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH AT THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL SESSION. 1872. Salt Lake City: Tribune Printing and Publishing Co., 1872. xiv,43pp. 19) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH AT THE TWENTY-FIRST SESSION, 1874. Salt Lake City: Tribune Printing and Publishing Co., 1874. [4],52,[1]pp. 20) LAWS, MEMORIALS, AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, PASSED AT THE TWENTY-THIRD SESSION, OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Salt Lake City: Star Book and Job Printing Office, 1878. [4],v,216pp., A.D. 1851. ALSO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, AND THE ACT ORGANIZING THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. G.S.L. City, U.T.: Brigham H. Young, 1852. 258pp. McMURTRIE 15.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM JOSEPH SIRE TO PIERRE CHOUTEAU, REGARDING COMPETITION IN THE FUR TRADE]

      St. Louis. May 6, 1852.. [2]pp. plus integral address leaf. 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. John E. Sunder, THE FUR TRADE ON THE UPPER MISSOURI, 1840-1865 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1965).

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        Falconry in the Valley of the Indus

      London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row., 1852 5.25 by 7.8 inch size, Cloth bound, Sun damage to spine, Exterior crack in cloth lower front spine. Page 41 thru 103 have not been cut at the top yet. The have not been read.

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        The History of the National Flag

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1852. First Edition. Engraved portrait of Major-General Winfield Scott, 3 chromolithographic plates of flags by Duval, plus 5 extra portraits & a cloth flag with 'American Republicans' on banner tipped in. viii, [13]-115, [blank] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Half contemporary morocco and marbled boards, with gilt flags on spine. VG. Bookplate of Thomas Francis Donnelly. First Edition. Engraved portrait of Major-General Winfield Scott, 3 chromolithographic plates of flags by Duval, plus 5 extra portraits & a cloth flag with 'American Republicans' on banner tipped in. viii, [13]-115, [blank] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. This scarce work was written by Alexander Hamilton's grandson and is an enquiry into the origin of the Stars and Stripes. It seems that most copies came with the additional title page dated 1853 bound in as well as the three colored plates. This copy has five extra portraits tipped in (George Washington, Israel Putnam, William Moultrie, Benjamin Franklin and Elias Boudinot) but of much greater interest is the cloth flag opposite page 80, which features an eagle surrounded by twenty-five stars along with the thirteen stripes, within which "American Republicans." is printed. It is almost certainly piece of political paraphernalia for the 1840 or 1844 Presidential election when there were just 26 states in the union. Sabin states that the book should have 15 colored plates, but none of the copies listed on OCLC or that have appeared at auction have more than three and he is surely mistaken. Howes, H137; A Practical Guide to American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books; Sabin, 30031

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        Historisch-topographische Nachrichten über Leoben und die Umgegend, besonders in Bezug auf die Montan-Industrie.

      Graz, A. Leykam's Erben, 1852 (Umschlag: 1851).. 8°. Mit 4 (1 gefalt.) lithogr. Tafeln. 2 Bll., 93 (1) S., 2 Bll., (Orig.-?)HLwd. d. Zt. m. mont. illustr. lithogr. OUmschlag.. Erstausgabe. - "Ich habe schon im Jahre 1824 die Geschichte der Stadt Leoben [...] datenmäßig dargestellt [...]. Da sich dieses Geschichtwerk zu Leoben noch in vielen Händen befindet, so bedarf es nur der Fortsetzung seit 1824. Ich habe nun [...] diese Geschichte nicht nur mit den wichtigsten Ereignissen bis 1850 ergänzt, sondern, da die Stadt und Umgebung seitdem mit den bedeutendsten technischen Werken und Bergbauen bereichert wurden [...], so habe ich diese in wenig Jahren erfolgten Fortschritte der Montanindustrie mit den verläßlichsten Daten auszustatten Gelegenheit gefunden [...]" (Vorrede). - Enth. die vier Ansichten "Der Stadtplatz in Leoben", "Das Hufeisenkreuz", "Ansicht der unteren Mittergasse in Leoben" u. (gefalt.) "Das Burgfriedsthor von Göss". - Einband berieben u. bestoßen. Vorderdeckel u. Titel gestempelt. Vorderes Innengelenk gelockert. Die erste Tafel knapp beschnitten (Bildunterschrift etw. angeschnitten), eine Tafel aufgezogen u. die gefalt. Tafel im unteren Rand hinterlegt. Durchg. unterschiedlich gebräunt u. stock- bzw. braunfleckig. - Nebehay/W., 2. Nachtrag 1061; Schlossar 181; Stmk. LB, Kat. d. Styriaca 68.

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        Supernatural Pamphlets

      1852-54., 1852. Five important pamphlets by a leader in the Spiritualist movement. Bound in contemporary full brown calf with gilt titles and ornate gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers and edges. 'The Approaching Crisis: Being A Review of Dr. Bushnell's Recent Lectures on Spiritualism', New York: Published by the Author, 1852, pp, 221, one of adverts. 'The Harmonial Man; Or Thoughts for the Age', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1853, pp. 129. 'The Philosophy of Spiritual Intercourse, Being an Exploration of Modern Mysteries', New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1854, pp. 176. 'The Philosophy of Special Providences: A Vision', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1853, pp. 55. 'Free Thoughts Concerning Religion; Or Nature Versus Theology', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1854, pp. 45. Some very occasional light spotting throughout the textblock, some dustiness to the edges, the paper has split along both inner joints but the binding is still tight and very sound. Moderate wear to the covers with rubbing and some bumping to the extremities and some marking to the boards, A very good copy of a fascinating work.

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        Discoveries In Egypt, Ethiopia, And The Peninsula Of Sinai, In The Years 1842-1845 Edited, With Notes, By Kenneth R.H.Mackenzie.

      London: Richard Bentley, 1852. - 8vo. pp. xvi, 455. with half-title. folding engraved map. tinted lithographed frontis. several text illus. An excellent copy in original blind-stamped cloth (cloth very lightly soiled, very light wear to extremities, stain on front paste-down). First Edition of the English Translation by Kenneth R.H.Mackenzie. Lepsius, the celebrated German Egyptologist, was sent to Egypt by the King of Prussia at the urging of Bunsen and Humboldt to conduct historical and antiquarian research into the ancient Egyptian monuments in the valley of the Nile and the peninsula of Sinai. Assisted by many artists, he investigated the antiquities of the country from 1842-45, and sent back to Berlin 15,000 Egyptian antiquities and plaster casts. He also excavated the site of the Labyrinth of Fayum. The official results of the expedition were published at the expense of the Prussian state over a period of sixteen years, from 1897 to 1913, in parts containing a total of 900 plates. The present account, dedicated to Alexander von Humboldt, consists of letters describing day-to-day activities written to Frederick of Prussia, von Humboldt, Bunsen, and others. Ibrahim-Hilmy I p. 376. cfGay 77. cfBlackmer 1008. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ESSAYS FROM THE LONDON TIMES. A collection of personal and historical sketches. First and Second series

      D. Appleton & Company. New York. 1852. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. (6.8 x 4.7 inches). 301 & 261pp. Issued in Appleton's popular Library series. Neat previous owners inscription on the title page of volume one and later neat inscriptions, dated 1943, on the front blank endpapers of both volumes. Clean copies throughout. Finely bound, by Zaehnsdorf, in attractive late nineteenth century half dark brown morocco. Spines with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bookplates of the Bibliographer Charles Plumtre Johnson mounted onto each front paste down. ---- Includes essays on many subjects including; Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton -- Railway novels -- Drama of the French Revolution -- Robert Southey -- Dean Swift -- Reminiscences of Coleridge and Southey by Cottle -- John Keats -- Sporting in Africa -- Captain Peel in the Nubian Desert. -- History of Spanish literature. -- Arctic expeditions. -- Dickens and Thackeray: David Copperfield and Athur Pendennis. -- The autobiography of a Chartist. -- Uncle Tom's cabin. -- The Blithedale romance.

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        The Worls of the late Edgar Allan Poe with Notices of his Life and Genius-2 Volumes

      J.S. REDFIELD, NEW YORK 1852 - Volume 1: Tales: Gold gilt text on spine. Soiling to spine. Rubbing to covers. Tears to the top and bottom edge of spine. Bumped Corners. Designs etched onto the covers and spine.Previous owner's signature on front free end page. Small yellow bookplate on front inside cover.Yellowish end pages. Pages 171 to 190 are almost detached from the book. Foxing spots on various pages. Otherwise contains clean pages. 483 pp. Volume 2: Poetry & Miscellanies: Gold gilt text on spine. Soiling to Spine. Rubbed covers. Small tears to the top and bottom of spine. bumped corners. Designs/patterns etched onto the covers and spine. Previous owner's signature on front free end page dated October 1952. Small yellow bookplate on front inside cover. Slight crack to binding on page 288.Small foxing spots on spome pages. 495 pp. DATE PUBLISHED: 1852 EDITION: FIRST ED [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of a Voyage in Baffin's Bay and Barrow Straits, in the years 1850-1851, performed by H.M. Ships Lady Franklin and Sophia . in search of the Missing Crews of H.M. Ships Erebus and Terror: with the narrative of the sledge excursions on the ice of Wellington Channel; and observations on the natural history and physical features of the countries and frozen seas visited. By . [the] Surgeon to the Expedition

      London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1852 - Octavo, two volumes, lii, 506 and viii (last blank), 364, ccxxxiv (last colophon) pages with 2 pages of woodcut illustrations plus 6 lithographs (3 tinted, one extensively handcoloured; the second frontispiece with a tiny light marginal stain) and 2 folding handcoloured lithographed maps (one expertly repaired, with slight loss to the lefthand edge of the key). Early half calf gilt and cloth; leather slightly marked, with minor surface loss; marbled edges (the leading edge of one volume is unobtrusively ink-stained, with minimal bleeding into a few margins); an excellent set. 'Adelaide Educational Institution Prize' is stamped in gilt on the front covers; loosely inserted is an 1865 prize plate. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Isle of Wight

      Published by the author, 1852New edition

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        Le chevalier de Maison-Rouge

      Paris: Chez Maresq et Cie, 1852. Fine. Chez Maresq et Cie, Paris 1852, Grd. in-8 (19,5x29cm), relié. - The first illustrated edition contained only two engravings Deveria, and appeared in 1846, the same year as the original edition; one, fully illustrated, includes a frontispiece and 10 inset on strong paper, a large thumbnail title and 60 woodcuts half-page and drop caps and cul-de-lamp. This edition is printed on the model of the popular editions made by Maresq with two columns per page, but the inset remind other editions illustrated Dumas, including The Count of Monte Cristo. Binding half grief green tree. Back with nerves decorated boxes (fat and lean fillets). gilt. Small friction copings, jaw and corners. Restoration outer margin of two layers. Beautiful specimen, with a paper of perfect freshness, with no spots or freckles. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] La toute première édition illustrée ne contenait que 2 gravures de Deveria, et parut en 1846, la même année que l'édition originale ; celle-ci, rare et pleinement illustrée, comprend un frontispice et 10 hors-texte sur papier fort, une grande vignette de titre et 60 gravures sur bois à mi-page, ainsi que des lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Cette édition est imprimée sur le modèle des éditions populaires réalisées par Maresq, avec deux colonnes par page, mais les hors-texte rappellent les autres éditions illustrée de Dumas, notamment Le Comte de Monte-Cristo. Reliure de demi chagrin vert sapin. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons (filets gras et maigres). titre doré. Petits frottements en coiffes, mors et coins. Restauration en marge externe de deux feuillets. Bel exemplaire, doté d'un papier d'une parfaite fraîcheur, sans la moindre tache ou rousseur.

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        Mr. Wray's Cash Box; or, The Mask and the Mystery. A Christmas Sketch

      London: Richard Bentley, 1852. First edition. Steel-engraved frontispiece after J.E. Millais. viii, 171, [1], [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Near fine, with light wear to tail of spine. First edition. Steel-engraved frontispiece after J.E. Millais. viii, 171, [1], [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A rare and early title by the 28-year-old author, inspired by the success of his friend Charles Dickens' Christmas tales. The intrigue revolves around an old Shakespearean player and former pupil of John Philip Kemble, his beautiful granddaughter, a mysterious cash-box, a villain by the name of "Chummy Dick," and a mask of the Bard taken from the famous Stratford bust. Parrish & Miller, p. 18

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        Emaux et camées EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Eugène Didier, 1852. Fine. Eugène Didier, Paris 1852, 8,5x14cm, relié. - First Edition. Binding to bradel in full marbled sheepskin, smooth spine decorated with a gold embellished cartridge three pellets and red morocco mosaic sand, when golden tail, triple gilt frame on the boards, and guards contreplats of handmade paper all slices golden, elegant binder signed Loisellier-Le Douarin. Rare autograph signed by the author (Adolphe) Nibelle slightly cropped. In addition, this copy is enriched with three handwritten corrections by the author at the end of the collection. Finally, a handwritten note signed by the dedicatee bibliophile specifying the features of this copy was mounted on tab at top volume. Scattered spots. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en pleine basane marbrée, dos lisse orné d'un cartouche doré agrémenté de trois pastilles de maroquin rouge et sable mosaïqué, date dorée en queue, encadrement de triples filets dorés sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées, élégante reliure signée de Loisellier-Le Douarin. Rare autographe signé de l'auteur à (Adolphe) Nibelle très légèrement rogné. En outre, notre exemplaire est enrichi de trois corrections manuscrites de l'auteur en fin de recueil. Enfin, une note manuscrite signée du dédicataire précisant les particularités bibliophiliques de notre exemplaire a été montée sur onglet en début de volume. Rousseurs éparses.

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        Little Charley's Picture Alphabet

      Philadelphia: C.G. Henderson, & Co.. 1852. First. First edition. 24mo. [32] leaves. Illustrated with woodcuts. Brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Contemporary Salem, New Jersey bookstore label, and pencil name, modest wear, very good or better. Uncommon abecedary with nice illustrations. OCLC locates no apparent copies of this 1852 first edition. .

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        Canadian Crusoes. A Tale of the Rice Lake Plains

      Aurthur Hall, Virtue, & Co. 25 Paternoster, London 1852 - SCARCE COPY OF PERHAPS TRAILL'S MOST WELL KNOWN BOOK.11cm x 16cm, (4-1/2" x 6-3/8"), [6, with list of illustrations], xi, 1 blank, [1]-350pp., [351]-368pp appendix, 2 blank. [12] leaves of plates, incl. frontispiece. All illustrations, (by Harvey), listed and called for are present however, the plate "Attack of the Deer" is at the front of the book, not on page 336 as called for. 3/4 contemporary original leather binding with marbled cover paper, plain brown endpapers and red speckled pager edges. Corners and bottom edges of book worn. Internally the pages are generally clean with some light foxing on some text pages and plates. The frontis plate has foxing and an old light water stain at top center not going into the image, otherwise, in very good condition. A nice copy. M. Cox book label affixed to front end paper. Small bindery label also on top left of front end paper, "Bound by Bemrose & Sons, Derby". Originally William Bemrose set up his own printing and bindery business in Derby in 1826-27. This book is custom bound, for M. Cox as was common to do for the wealthy who wished to improve the original cloth binding most books were published in. A nice copy overall and very attractive on the shelf on this first edition first issue in contemporary 3/4 leather binding. Written after The Backwoods of Canada (1836), this is her second Canadian book. "Agnes made a contract with a London publisher, Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Company, for Catharine's children's story Canadian Crusoes: a tale of the Rice Lake plains (1852), in which three young offspring of pioneers heroically survive two years on their own in the unsettled wilderness north of Lake Ontario. Hall and Virtue also published another book aimed at the children's market, Lady Mary and her nurse; or, a peep into the Canadian forest (1856), the text evolving from the sketches Catharine wrote originally for a Canadian magazine, the Maple Leaf (Montreal), in 1853. As she was to comment in a letter of 1896, "My role in writing has ever been for the young. I rarely aspire to any higher style." quoted from DCB on-line. TPL 3316. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The City and Harbour of Sydney from near Vaucluse

      London: Thomas Boys Lith. Published by J. Hogarth, [and] Sydney, Messrs. Woolcott & Clarke, 1852. Tinted lithograph with additional hand-colouring, 315 x 550 mm, on sheet 440 x 680 mm; in good condition, framed. George French Angas (1822-86) was one of the most accomplished artists to live in mid-nineteenth century Australia. After extensive travel throughout Australia, New Zealand and England, he settled in Sydney, and from 1853 to 1860 held the position of secretary to the Australian Museum. Angas painted in the picturesque tradition and provided faithful visual records of "countries with which the people of England are still but only imperfectly acquainted", as he noted in the catalogue to his London Exhibition of 1846.Angas's fine view of Sydney Harbour was taken from the lofty vantage point of Vaucluse. It shows a group of local Aborigines with a dingo in the foreground set amidst a faithful rendering of the local flora including the waratah and banksia, which are named. The sweep of harbour includes a number of colonial landmarks, from Captain Piper's villa at Point Piper and Government House through to Bradley's Head, with the Blue Mountains in the distance. Angas made a number of watercolours of Sydney and it was after one of these that this colour lithograph was made in 1852. When it was issued it was "favourably reviewed in both the Sydney Morning Herald (14 March 1853) and the Freeman's Journal (17 March)..." (Christine Dixon in J. Kerr, The Dictionary of Australian Artists).This lithograph of Sydney Harbour satisfies both the topographical obligation and Angas's own quest for the picturesque - "his ardent admiration for the grandeur and loveliness of nature...", as he described it in one of his books titled Savage Life and Scenes.

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        Exceedingly rare Martha Washington autograph with impeccable family provenance - accompanied by four family monogrammed linen handkerchiefs

      n.p., n.d.. 2.5" x 0.5". "Exceedingly Rare Signature ""M Washington"" removed from what appears to be a letter from Mrs. Washington, 2.5"" x 0.5"". Fine condition.PROVENANCE:Autograph Statement Signed ""E.M. Lewis"" by Martha Washington's great granddaughter. In full ""1852 Autographs of / Mrs. Martha Washington / for / G. Washington Lewis 1852 / his Great Great Grand Mother / & left by his Grand Mother / E. P. Lewis."" To its left: ""written by his / Mother E M Lewis."" On verso: ""For G.W. Lewis / Autographs of / Mrs. M. Washington / his / Gt Gt Grand Mother.""John Parke Custis was Martha Washington's son from her first marriage to Daniel Parke Custis. In 1799, at Mount Vernon, John's daughter Eleanor Parke Custis became Eleanor Parke Lewis (E.P. Lewis) when she married Lawrence Lewis, son of George Washington's sister Betty. Their son Lorenzo Lewis married Esther Maria Lewis (E.M. Lewis) and George Washington Lewis (1829-1885) was their son. G.W. Lewis's grandmother E.P. Lewis was Martha Washington's granddaughter.ACCOMPANIED BY:Four ornately monogrammed linen handkerchiefs owned by the great niece of Martha Washington's sisters, Anna Maria and Elizabeth, with impeccable family provenance.These monogramed linen handkerchiefs were part of lot 2134 of the February 5, 2010, James D. Julia Auction which included items from the Tobias Lear and George Washington Storer families. Lear?s second and third wives were nieces of Martha Washington. At the same auction, General Washington?s map of the Battle of Yorktown sold for a world record $1.15 million, the most ever paid for a map at auction.Colonel Tobias Lear (1762-1816) was George Washington?s trusted friend and personal secretary from 1784 until Washington?s death in 1799. In 1795, Lear married Frances ""Fanny"" Bassett Washington, daughter of Martha Washington's younger sister Anna Maria Dandridge Bassett. She died in 1796. In 1803, Lear married Frances ""Fanny"" Dandridge Henley, daughter of Martha Washington's youngest sister Elizabeth Dandridge Henley. Col. Lear was the great uncle of Mary Washington Jones (?MWJ?) whose great aunts were Martha Washington's sisters, Anna Maria and Elizabeth.Col. Tobias Lear?s sister Mary had married Samuel Storer. Their son (Lear's nephew) Rear Admiral George Washington Storer (1789-1864) and his wife Mary were the parents of Mary Washington Storer who married Albert L. Jones, becoming Mary Washington Jones (""MWJ""). Legend has it that President George Washington visited when Lear?s nephew was a baby and stated that he hoped that Storer would be a better man than his namesake.From the Julian D. Julia catalogue description of lot 2134: ?linen handkerchiefs, three with monogram ?MWJ? and one with ?J?.? Included is a color copy of the decorative cover of the 6? x 9? by ½? box in which the handkerchiefs and Martha Washington?s lace were kept.Comprises:(1) Ivory linen handkerchief ornately monogrammed ?J,? 14? x 14,? soiled(2) Ivory linen handkerchief with foliated borders, ornately monogrammed ?MWJ,? 16? x 16?(3) Ivory linen handkerchief ornately monogrammed ?MWJ,? 16? x 16,? small tears and hole at borders and around monogram(4) Ivory linen handkerchief florally monogrammed ?MWJ,? 15? x 15?"

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        Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

      London: Office of the National Illustrated Library,, 1852. Illustrated with numerous engravings. 2 volumes, octavo (125 × 183). Bound by Baytun in near-contemporary dark blue half calf, blue cloth sides, twin labels to spines lettered gilt, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Wood-engraved frontispieces with tissue guards, vignette half-titles, 116 vignettes in text. Spines darkened and rubbed, joints cracked at spine ends but text block tight, front hinge of Vol. II cracked but holding, tips a little worn, a little light foxing to contents. A very good set. Second edition, and the first thoroughly illustrated one, following Bentley's 1841 first edition, which had only four plates over three volumes. An attractive copy in the original cloth of this important early work on popular delusions of all types, considering the credulous enthusiasm of mankind for phenomena such as alchemy, witchcraft, relics, the Crusades, urban myths, as well as economic events such as the tulip bubble. Still in print, Mackay's book has had a profound influence on economics and sociology, with many modern economists referring to his work when analysing the stock market bubbles of our own age. "Charles Mackay's passionate erudition and urbane, unaffected prose style contributed to make him one of the chief figures in the establishment of Victorian journalism as a dignified profession" (ODNB).

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        Practical Observations on Nervous and Sympathetic Palpitation of the Heart, as well as on Palpitation the Result of Organic Disease.

      London, John Churchill, 1852.. Second Edition. Octavo. VII, 207 pages with a 32 page catalogue of John Curchill's publications to the rear. Modern Hardcover (green half maroquin) in custom made solander box. remarkably rare book that has been extensively restored by the worlds best bookbindery "George Bayntun" in Bath, England. The pages have been all singlely restored and "jap tissued", unfortunately making this book now very expensive.. Evan Bedford - No.963 - "The book is now very rare" Bedford remarks already in the introductory essay to his famous publication: "Many friends have kindly presented me with copies of their books, some of which have already become cardiac classics......Dr.O'Donovan generously presented me with his copy of Williams's "Nervous and sympathetic palpitation of the heart (2nd ed. 1852) which he acquired in Nottingham and which i had long sought in vain!.

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        Basil: A Story of Modern Life

      London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1852. First edition, half-title to vol. I as called for. xxi, [22]-300; [ii], 303, [1]; [ii], 301, [1] pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Bound in full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red and brown title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere. Light spotting to vol. II title-page. First edition, half-title to vol. I as called for. xxi, [22]-300; [ii], 303, [1]; [ii], 301, [1] pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Collins' second novel. Parrish & Miller, pp. 18-9; Sadleir 589; Wolff 1346

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        Album herrschaftlicher Landsitze und Schlösser (in Sudetenland bzw. Böhmen) 125 Farblithographien gemalt von Heinrich Woldemar Rau mit 5 Bll. mit Tafelverzeichnis. (wohl alles Erschienene)

      Teplitz, J.W.Pohlig Verlag, um 1852, 1855.. Zeitgenössischer, blindgeprägter Leineneinband mit Goldtitelprägung. Quer 4to. (25x35cm). Sehr schönes Ansichtwerk der Schlösser in Böhmen. Das Werk erschien von 1852 bis ca.1855 angeblich in 6 Lieferungen zu je 25 Lithotafeln. Die hier vorhandene 1-5 Lieferung ist vollständig. "..ob das Werk auch so erschien, wie im Text angekündigt ist nicht bekannt..." (Nebehy-W.) Herrensitze u.a. Hainspach, Horin, Klösterle, Kulm, Oberleitensdorf, Cross-Priesen, Winar, Dlaschkowitz, Liboch, Lissa, Repin, Weltrus, Karlscron, Kopiolno, Kost, Krinetz, Brandeis, Czernikowitz, Kacina, Nassaberc, Radborz, Karlskron, Dux, Teplitz u.a. Einband berieben, an den Kanten rissig.

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        History of the Romans under the empire. Second edition

      London: "Longman, Brown [et al.]". 1852-62. "Best edition, substantially enlarged over the first edition of 1850-51; 7 volumes, 8vo, 2 folding frontispiece maps, later full polished tan calf, red and black morocco labels on gilt decorated spines, marbled endpapers and edges; slightest rubbing of the extremities; generally fine and handsome."

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        Canadian Crusoes. A Tale of the Rice Lake Plains

      London: Aurthur Hall, Virtue, & Co. 25 Paternoster, 1852. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. HARVEY, William, 1796-1866.. SCARCE COPY OF PERHAPS TRAILL'S MOST WELL KNOWN BOOK.11cm x 16cm, (4-1/2" x 6-3/8"), [6, with list of illustrations], xi, 1 blank, [1]-350pp., [351]-368pp appendix, 2 blank. [12] leaves of plates, incl. frontispiece. All illustrations, (by Harvey), listed and called for are present however, the plate "Attack of the Deer" is at the front of the book, not on page 336 as called for. 3/4 contemporary original leather binding with marbled cover paper, plain brown endpapers and red speckled pager edges. Corners and bottom edges of book worn. Internally the pages are generally clean with some light foxing on some text pages and plates. The frontis plate has foxing and an old light water stain at top center not going into the image, otherwise, in very good condition. A nice copy. M. Cox book label affixed to front end paper. Small bindery label also on top left of front end paper, "Bound by Bemrose & Sons, Derby". Originally William Bemrose set up his own printing and bindery business in Derby in 1826-27. This book is custom bound, for M. Cox as was common to do for the wealthy who wished to improve the original cloth binding most books were published in. A nice copy overall and very attractive on the shelf on this first edition first issue in contemporary 3/4 leather binding. Written after The Backwoods of Canada (1836), this is her second Canadian book. "Agnes made a contract with a London publisher, Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Company, for Catharine's children's story Canadian Crusoes: a tale of the Rice Lake plains (1852), in which three young offspring of pioneers heroically survive two years on their own in the unsettled wilderness north of Lake Ontario. Hall and Virtue also published another book aimed at the children's market, Lady Mary and her nurse; or, a peep into the Canadian forest (1856), the text evolving from the sketches Catharine wrote originally for a Canadian magazine, the Maple Leaf (Montreal), in 1853. As she was to comment in a letter of 1896, "My role in writing has ever been for the young. I rarely aspire to any higher style." quoted from DCB on-line. TPL 3316.

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        Metal-Work and its Artistic Design

      London: Day & Son 1852. lii, 81, [50 full colour plates], pp., Bound in a recent quarter dark brown morocco with marbled boards. Illustrated with 50 full colour plates. Full title foxed with a substantial portion of loss to upper right hand corner, professionally built up again. Slight darkening to plates. Tearing to the margins of some plates in one case the tearing extends into the image (plate 12), buit in all others the tearing is confined to the margins. Tape repairs to the verso of some plates. A dusty copy preserved in a smart new leather binding. . Very Good. 1/4 Morocco. First Edition. 1852. Folio.

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        Histoire des Beni Zeiyan rois de Tlemcen, par l' imam Cidi Abou- Abd' Allah- Mohammed ibn- Abd' el Djelyl et- Tenessy, ouvrage traduit de l' arabe par l' Abbé J.- J.- L. Bargès, ---.

      Paris, Duprat, puis Leroux. 1852 - Deux vol. brochés : I. "Histoire des Beni Zeiyan" ; Paris, Duprat, 1852 ; in- 12, LXXXVI- 172- (2) pp. (errata) et une pl. dépliante. II. "Complément de l' Histoire des Beni- Zeiyan" ; Paris, Leroux, 1887 ; in- 8, XIV- 612 pp. et une pl. à double page ; "Tiré à 300 exemplaires seulement". Très rare réunion des 2 vol., parus à 35 ans d' écart. Ed. originales, Playfair 1600 pour le 1er vol., pas dans Tailliart. Tome I, traduction de "Collier de perles et d' or natif, ou Exposition de la noblesse des Beni Zeiyan", d' ap. une copie manuscrite datée de 1262 (1846). Nombreuses notes et commentaires de Bargès, passages en arabe. Partiellement non coupé, pas une rousseur, qq. défauts mineurs. Tome II, vaste "Complément" au texte d" Abd' al- Djalil, d' après divers auteurs arabes, documents inédits sur l' histoire de Tlemcen, etc. En grande partie non coupé, mais petits accrocs à la couv., dos fendu, autres défauts mineurs, à relier. L' abbé Bargès, orientaliste, bibliophile, né à Auriol, (Bouches- du- Rhône), en 1810, membre de la Société Asiatique de Paris, enseigna l' arabe à Marseille, (Eusèbe de Salles le choisit pour lui succéder), puis l' hébreu à la Faculté de Théologie de la Sorbonne. Cf. l' article "Bargès" in "Dictionnaire des Orientalistes de langue française", en ligne. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cyclopedia of useful arts Mechanical and Chemical Manufactures Mining a EDITION ORIGINALE

      London |& NY: George Virtue & Co., 1852. Fine. George Virtue & Co., London & NY S.d. [1852-1854], 9 vol. (17,4x26,5cm), relié. - First Edition, rarely complete, even rarer as we presented in its original condition, in 9 deliveries cartonnage editor to be connected in two large volumes. The illustration includes two engraved title pages, 40 steel engravings designed by Bartlet (various writers), and hundreds of woodcuts in-text. Cardboard editor in full golden red calico. Smooth back adorned with a large plate. D of a large iron boards decorated with machines and factories; cold frame. Rubbed Caps. Bites scattered in the margins of engravings and serpentes scorched. The last three volumes are uncut. Three volumes have some notebooks emerged. Details of 9 volumes: Volume 1: 240 pages; VOLUME 2: paginated 241-480,. VOLUME 3: paginated 481-640 + LXXX. ; VOLUME 4: paginated 641-816 + LXXXI to CXIiv; VOLUME 5: 817-832 paged end of the first volume + cxl + numbered 1-208; VOLUME 6: paginated 206-448,. VOLUME 7: paginated 449-688,. VOLUME 8: paginated 689-928,. VOLUME 9: 929-1052 + paginated preface table, Directions to the binder and two title pages. Encyclopedia of arts and crafts based on the Universal Exhibition of 1851 in London and the Crystal Palace which there are two boards in the first volume, the building, the side of the plane of exposure. Designed as a dictionary, long articles are linked in alphabetical order, Abattoirs, Aqueducts until Warming and Ventilation. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rarement complète, encore plus rare telle que nous la présentons dans son état d'origine, en 9 livraisons en cartonnage d'éditeur destinées à être reliées en deux gros volumes. L'illustration comprends deux pages de titre gravées, 40 gravures sur acier dessinées par Bartlet (divers graveurs), et des centaines de bois gravés in-texte. Cartonnages d'éditeur en pleine percaline rouge dorée. Dos lisse orné d'une grande plaque. Plats ornés dd'un grand fer avec machines et usines ; encadrement à froid. Coiffes frottées. Piqûres éparses dans les marges des gravures et serpentes roussies. Les trois derniers volumes sont non coupés. Trois volumes ont quelques cahiers ressortis. Détails des 9 volumes : VOLUME 1 : 240 pages ; VOLUME 2 : paginé 241 à 480. ; VOLUME 3 : paginé 481 à 640 + LXXX . ; VOLUME 4 : paginé 641 à 816 + LXXXI à CXIiv ; VOLUME 5 : paginé 817 à 832 end of the first volume +cxl +paginé 1 à 208 ; VOLUME 6 : paginé de 206 à 448. ; VOLUME 7 : paginé 449 à 688. ; VOLUME 8 : paginé 689 à 928. ; VOLUME 9 : paginé 929 à 1052 + préface table, Directions to the binder et 2 pages de titres.Encyclopédie des arts et métiers basée sur l'exposition universelle de 1851 à Londres et sur le Crystal Palace dont on trouve deux planches dans le premier volume, une du batiment, l'autre du plan de l'exposition. Conçu comme un dictionnaire, les longs articles s'enchaînent par ordre alphabétique, de Abattoirs, Aqueducs jusqu'à Warming and Ventilation.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Weimar, 20. X. 1852. - 4 SS. 4to. "Hochverehrter Herr! Ich habe auf meine unwandelbare Verehrung und Liebe zu Ihnen, im Vertrauen zu Ihrer Zusage, Weimar und seinen Angehörigen zugethan bleiben zu wollen, einen Plan gebaut; vielmehr die Absicht eines mir persönlich unbekannten Kunstfreundes, Drobisch in Leipzig, unterstützen zu müssen geglaubt. Derselbe hat ein kleines Werk von mir, das ich an Professor Lobe dahin schickte, zufällig gesehen und so lieb gewonnen, daß er es der nächsten Todtenfeier Mozarts (5ten December) zu Grunde legen möchte. Bereits hat er dazu bei dem Regißeur der Leibziger Bühne mit Erfolg Schritte gethan. Ich wurde, in Folge davon, mit der Annahme des Manuscripts zur Darstellung - überrascht. Gleichzeitig sollte es an den Collegen H. Forst nach Prag unverzüglich geschickt werden. Auch in München, Salzburg und selbst in Wien hat der unermüdliche, mir wie gesagt, unbekannte Freund empfehlende Einleitungen gemacht. In Wien suchte er zu diesem Zwecke Herrn D. Laube auf, traf ihn aber nicht. Dagegen stimmte er, wie er mir schrieb, die Professoren am Conservatorium günstig dafür. - Ich glaubte deshalb ein Exemplar der kleinen melodramatischen Scene 'Da Ponte, der Dichter u. Freund Mozarts' selbst dort einschicken zu müssen und eventuell - Ihre mächtige bürgende - hier vielleicht einzige - Kunst dabei in Anspruch zu nehmen [.]". - Spuren waag- und senkrechter Mittenfaltung. Am unteren Rand der 1. Seite alte Sammlungsstempel (Graf Victor Wimpffen und La Roche).

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        Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara, in the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the Fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly.

      Printed for the author by William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh. 1852 - 7th edition. 8vo. pp. xxi, 346; final leaf partly torn, else good in the original blindstamped green cloth, gilt, largely unopened, somewhat discoloured, watermarks to margins of boards partially affecting endpapers. A presentation copy, inscribed by Wolff on the dedication and title-page verso, and additionally at the end of the preface, in English, Italian and Hebrew. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CHRISTMAS BOOKS (First English Collected Edition, in Fine Original Cloth)

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1852. Dickens, Charles. CHRISTMAS BOOKS. Frontispiece by John Leech (a larger version of his 'Mr. Fezziwig's Ball'). London: Chapman & Hall, 1852. Original blind-stamped green publisher's cloth with spines elaborately decorated in gilt. FIRST ENGLISH COLLECTED EDITION OF THE FIVE CHRISTMAS BOOKS and First "Cheap" Edition (actually volume 9 of the first and most important collected works of Dickens, with a new 1pp introduction by Dickens and a specially commissioned new frontispiece). Begun in 1847 with writings already published, Dickens added further titles to his "works" as he went along. Despite being called "cheap" -- these volumes are just as high quality in texture and ornamentation as his first editions. Just about FINE, spine just barely faded, a small spot of wear to the lower joint, but a lovely bright copy. . First English Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Illus. by John Leech.

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        MAPS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND CITY OF WASHINGTON, AND PLATS OF THE SQUARES AND LOTS OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON. PRINTED IN PURSUANCE OF A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES].

      [Washington: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, ]. 1852 - 159 leaves printed on recto only, plus three folding maps. Lacks the titlepage. Folio. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, rebacked with original gilt backstrip laid down. Binding rubbed and worn. Old stain throughout. Folding maps with tears repaired on the versos, with no loss. One plat map leaf (number 24) torn with a small amount of loss, another leaf with a closed tear, with no loss. An occasional light fox mark. Good. Lacks the titlepage. An amazing cartographic study of Washington, D.C. in the decade before the Civil War. The folding maps show, respectively, the "Territory of Columbia"; "Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia.," a very detailed rendering of the streets and blocks designated by number, with "Observations explanatory of the Plan" and a long note regarding the "Breadth of the Streets"; and a larger, even more detailed map of the city with a list of special attractions referenced on the map. This map was engraved by W.J. Stone, and is based on Andrew Ellicott's earlier map of the District. The 159 numbered leaves of the book, printed on the rectos only and interleaved with blank leaves, correspond to the number squares on this large "key" map. The plat maps show "zoom views" of the various blocks, and the division of lots within them, each leaf generally illustrating four to six "squares." Laid into this copy is a later street directory of Washington, extracted from another work. A handsome plat atlas of Washington, D.C. PHILLIPS ATLASES, p.266.

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        Trial of Wikoff, Vannoud, And Cavallari, For a Forced Marriage

      1852. A Sensational Case of Kidnapping [Trial]. Wikoff, Henry [1813-1884], Principal Defendant. Vannoud, Louis, Defendant. Cavallari, Luigi, Defendant. Trial of Wikoff, Vannoud, And Cavallari, For a Forced Marriage Between Miss Gamble and One of the Accused. Before the High Court of Genoa, February 9-10, 1852. London: William Shoberl, 1852. 64 pp. Lithograph portrait frontispiece of Wikoff. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Moderate soiling, rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners. Light toning to text, foxing to a few laves, internally clean. * Only edition. An account of one of the sensational trials of the early 1850s. Wikoff, or as he called himself, Chevalier Wikoff, was an American impresario, occasional European correspondent for the New York Herald and, possibly, a spy for Lord Palmerston. He was engaged to Jane Catherine Gamble, an English woman. Gamble changed her mind shortly before the wedding and fled to Genoa. Wikoff tracked her down and apparently tricked her into coming along with him to his apartment. Shortly afterwards Gamble filed a complaint of kidnapping that landed Wikoff in an Italian jail for 15 months. He was found guilty in an Italian court and forced to return her letters and "extorted promise of marriage." Ever enterprising, Wikoff responded to the negative publicity with a memoir entitled My Courtship and Its Consequences (1855), which became a best-seller. Copies of The Trial of Wikoff are scarce. OCLC locates 7 worldwide: 2 in the British Library and 5 in North American law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, University of Georgia, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania).

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        Der Nordamerikanische Landwirth. Ein Handbuch für Ansiedler in den Vereinigten Staaten. Zweite, mit 1 Karte des Staates 'Michigan' vermehrte Auflage.

      Frankfurt, Heyer 1852 - 23,5 x 15,5 cm, XIV, 399 S., 247 Holzschnitten, 1 Karte, Gebrauchsspuren, Or - Einband erhalten (restaurierungsbedürftigt)

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        Historia General de España Compuesta, enmendada y añadida por el padre. de la Compañía de Jesús con el sumario y tablas.

      1852. . 1852 - Imp. G. Alhambra. Madrid. . 2 Vol. . Vol. I: 444 pp. Vol. II : 447 pp. + 152 H. Folio. Plena Piel de época. Historia de España (General, Siglo XVIII), Siglo XVIII . Bella edición de una de las más importantes historias de España. Traducida al castellano, en Toledo. Abarca toda la historia de España y Portugal desde los tiempos remotos a los Reyes Católicos. Gran ejemplar encuadernado en plena piel con dorados en lomera. Contiene numerosos grabados xilográficos. contiene escrituras de anteriores propietarios que no afectan al texto.

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        Ham's Five Views of the Gold Fields of Mount Alexander and Ballarat, in the colony of Victoria, Drawn on the spot by D. Tulloch, Engraved and Published by Thomas Ham. Melbourne, 1852

      Melbourne: Thomas Ham, 1852. Oblong folio, with five tinted lithographic plates retaining original tissue guards, each preceded by a page of letterpress commentary; original engraved pictorial wrapper a little worn at extremities but very good, preserved in a cloth folder with gilt titling label. The first illustrations of the Victorian Gold Rush. An excellent copy of the first published pictorial record of the gold rush in Victoria, with five tinted lithographic plates of the diggings at Ballarat and Mount Alexander. Travelling from Scotland, Tulloch arrived in Melbourne in 1848 and was employed as an illustrator and engraver for the publisher and entrepreneur Thomas Ham. In 1851 he was dispatched to the Victorian goldfields to sketch the diggers at work, resulting in this remarkable album that captures much of the feverish industry and excitement of the first year of the digging at Ballarat. Each of the plates is accompanied by a printed description, including exaggerated claims about the abundance of gold and the ease of mining it.Ironically, the publishing firm of Thomas Ham was struck by gold fever and most of the staff, including the printers and their assistants, fled to the diggings to try their luck. Despite this fact, Ham's Five Views of the Gold Fields was the first album of views published to satisfy public curiosity about conditions on the Victorian fields and was followed by similar books by contemporary artists such as Samuel Thomas Gill.The plates depict a variety of scenes including riverside panning and cradling, camp life, and the Commissioner's tent & officers' quarters at Forest Creek. Of particular interest is Tulloch's lively depiction of the great miners meeting held at Ballarat on 15 December 1851 to protest against an increase in the cost of licenses from 30 shillings to three pounds. Dispute surrounding mining licenses continued for several years, culminating in the Eureka stockade of December 1854.The images are considered to be some of Tulloch's best work, with the scenes at the gold fields especially well-suited to the large format. Australian Rare Books notes the book as being the 'first Victorian plate book published in a large format'. Three of the five full page lithographic plates have original hand tinting with added blue to the sky and water. Rare in any condition, this is a lovely copy in the original illustrated wrappers.

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        Ode on the Dath of the Duke of Wellington

      Edward Moxon 1852 - Contemporary three-quarter green calf, marbled boards. Morocco label on spine. 100pp. Very scarce Tennyson title. Several early owners names crossed out. Boards somewhat worn, but a vert clean and tight copy internally. Scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Canadian Crusoes. A Tale of the Rice Lake Plains

      London: Aurthur Hall, Virtue, & Co. 25 Paternoster, 1852. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. HARVEY, William, 1796-1866.. SCARCE COPY OF PERHAPS TRAILL'S MOST WELL KNOWN BOOK.11cm x 16cm, (4-1/2" x 6-3/8"), [6, with list of illustrations], xi, 1 blank, [1]-350pp., [351]-368pp appendix, 2 blank. [12] leaves of plates, incl. frontispiece. All illustrations, (by Harvey), listed and called for are present however, the plate "Attack of the Deer" is at the front of the book, not on page 336 as called for. 3/4 contemporary original leather binding with marbled cover paper, plain brown endpapers and red speckled pager edges. Corners and bottom edges of book worn. Internally the pages are generally clean with some light foxing on some text pages and plates. The frontis plate has foxing and an old light water stain at top center not going into the image, otherwise, in very good condition. A nice copy. M. Cox book label affixed to front end paper. Small bindery label also on top left of front end paper, "Bound by Bemrose & Sons, Derby". Originally William Bemrose set up his own printing and bindery business in Derby in 1826-27. This book is custom bound, for M. Cox as was common to do for the wealthy who wished to improve the original cloth binding most books were published in. A nice copy overall and very attractive on the shelf on this first edition first issue in contemporary 3/4 leather binding. Written after The Backwoods of Canada (1836), this is her second Canadian book. "Agnes made a contract with a London publisher, Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Company, for Catharine's children's story Canadian Crusoes: a tale of the Rice Lake plains (1852), in which three young offspring of pioneers heroically survive two years on their own in the unsettled wilderness north of Lake Ontario. Hall and Virtue also published another book aimed at the children's market, Lady Mary and her nurse; or, a peep into the Canadian forest (1856), the text evolving from the sketches Catharine wrote originally for a Canadian magazine, the Maple Leaf (Montreal), in 1853. As she was to comment in a letter of 1896, "My role in writing has ever been for the young. I rarely aspire to any higher style." quoted from DCB on-line. TPL 3316.

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        Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly

      Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852 Two volumes. First edition, first printing, with the publisher's B cloth (front panel and spines only) bound in. One of 5,000 copies. Finely bound in three-quarter brown morocco, with five raised bands to the spines, spines decorated and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Very good or better, with fresh bindings, former owner's bookplates to the front pastedowns; Vol. I with some light wear to the front free endpaper from a previously tipped in letter of provenance, discreet repairs to the title page, some spotting and scattered soiling to the pages; Vol. II with only a hint of scattered spotting to the otherwise bright pages. Housed in a custom slipcase. BAL 19343. Originally published serially from June 5, 1851-April 1, 1852 in the American abolitionist periodical The National Era, Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel about the human cost of slavery in the American South. Inspired by the increased stringency of the Fugitive Slave Law after the Compromise of 1850, the novel features two African-American slaves trying to preserve their families in spite of their abusive oppression. Tom, the title character, is a religious man and chooses to work within the slavery system to ensure his family's protection. Alternately, the other main character, Eliza Harris, chooses to flee slavery and escape to freedom in Canada. Throughout the text, Stowe preaches her own Christian beliefs as a means to abolishing slavery, encouraging compassion, mercy, and forgiveness as solutions. Published in book form on March 20, 1852, Uncle Tom's Cabin was an instant bestseller, with 300,000 copies sold in the United States and 1.5 million copies sold in Great Britain within the first year.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Allemagne. Le Rhin de Bâle à Dusseldorf avec des excursions en Alsace, dans le Palatinat rhénan, les vallées de la Murg et du Neckar, la Bergstrasse, l'Odenwald, le Taunus, les vallées de la Nahe, de la Lahn, de l'Ahr et de la Wupper et à Aix-la-Chapelle. Manuel du voyageur traduit de l'allemand d'après la septième édition de la "Rheinreise von Basel bis Düsseldorf" de C. Baedeker. Seconde édition entièrement refondue.

      Charles Baedeker, Koblenz (Coblence) 1852 - Kl.-8vo. Avec 15 vues, une carte géographique et les plans des villes de Strasbourg, Francfort, Mayence, Coblence, Bonn, Cologne, Aix-la-Chapelle, Dusseldorf et du jardin de Schwetzingen. 3 Bl., XXIV, 258 p., Illustr. Opp. Hinrichsen F 3 c, complet avec tous les 15 vues, 9 plans et la carte pliée plusieurs fois. Couverture d¿avant légèrement frottée, les bords avec quelques minimes déchirures, le titre allemand est collé soigneusement sur le titre français (« Sechste Auflage »), les coins sont usés, couverture en arrière de très belle apparence. Pas de notes de propriétaire. Les premières 15 et les dernières 20 pages avec des taches d¿humidité, les 200 pages entre les deux parties minimes taches d¿humidité, à l¿intérieur clair et bien lisible, un bon exempl. +++ D¿un ménage non-fumeur. +++ Autres photos à demande via e-mail: m.fruth.hotmail.de +++ 3 Bl., XXIV, 258 S. Illustr. OPp. Hinrichsen F 3. - Vollständig mit allen 15 Ansichten, 9 Plänen und der mehrf. gef. Karte. Vorderer Deckel etwas berieben u. an Kanten mit kl. Rissen, der deutsche Titel ist sauber über den französischen geklebt ("Sechste Auflage"), der Rücken v. alter Hand durch passendes (Japan-)Papier ersetzt, Ecken bestoßen, hinterer Deckel sehr ansehnlich. Kein Besitzvermerk. Die ersten 15 und die letzten 20 Seiten stockfleckig, die 200 S. dazwischen mit wenigen Stockflecken, innen hell u. gut lesbar, ein gutes Ex . +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ Weitere Fotos auf Anfrage unter: mDOTfruthAThotmailDOTde [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zweite Folge von sechs Blatt Hunden". Sechs Darstellungen auf sechs Blättern.

      - Radierungen von J.A. Klein, 1852/53, je ca. 8,5 x 11 cm. Jahn 355 bis 359 und 362, jeweils I (v. II): "Aetzdruck". - Vorhanden: Blassl (neben Sense, Krug usw.); Folco (glatthaariger, gefleckter Hühnerhund); Langhaariger Hund an der Treppe; Die beiden Hühnerhunde; Langhaariger Hund an der Hütte; Die Hunde mit Maulkörben (Titelblatt, auf einem Stirnband die Chiffre "K.P.D. 1853", d.h. Königliche Polizei Direction). - Beiliegen: Vier Abzüge des II., endgültigen Zustandes (Jahn II v.II). Vorhanden: Folco; Langhaariger Hund an der Treppe; Die beiden Hühnerhunde; Die Hunde mit Maulkörben (=die Polizeihunde). Insgesamt, mit den Aetzdrucken, zehn Darstellungen auf zehn Blättern. - Die sechs Aetzdrucke jeweils mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante, zusammen auf einem Karton montiert, die vier Zustandsdrucke (II v.II) jeweils breitrandig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Dispatches of Field Marshal The Duke of Wellington,

      London, John Murray, , 1852. during his Various Campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Countries, and France. Compiled from Official and other Authentic Documents by the Late... 8 volumes, octavo (233 × 145 mm). Strictly contemporary full tan "Turkey" morocco by Hayday, red and green morocco labels, low gilt milled bands, compartments elaborately gilt with a panel composed of scrolled tools featuring eagle's heads, centred on a quatrefoil in black, double fillet gilt panel to the boards, dog rose corner tools, enclosing a fine dotted roll in blind, gilt milled edges, marbled edges and endpapers, turn-ins with a blind milled roll, red morocco label of John Wilson, Shirley [Hall, near Sheffield], dated 1852 to the front pastedowns. Mezzotint portrait frontispiece by Burgess after Lawrence to Volume I, general title with engraved arms of Wellington to each volume, 6 contemporary engraved folding maps, 3 of them coloured in outline - uncalled for - in an end-pocket to volume VIII. Some very minor shelf-wear, frontispiece and title page of volume I somewhat browned, but otherwise an truly excellent set. New and Enlarged Edition", much preferred and genuinely uncommon. A great deal of extra material has been added to the coverage of both the Wars in India and Europe, "extracts from the Instructions for the movements of the Army, and from the General Orders, circulated by the Quarter Master General and Adjutant General, in the Peninsula, France, and the Low Countries, have also been added to this edition". A substantial production, this set very little diminished in the binding having lost just a couple of millimetres in the process, remaining a handsome and imposing set, without the doubt one of the best that we have handled. William Hayday (1796?-1872), was one of the foremost binders of his day, renowned for the beauty, but also the practicality of his work; "Hayday had long seen that it was desirable to make printed books open freely and lie flat … he sewed the books all along every sheet, and to remedy the extra thickness that would be caused by sewing with thread, used silk, and to equalise the thickness rounded the fore edges more than was customary. To make the back tight he dispensed with the ordinary backing of paper, and fastened the leather cover down to the back. Still the constant opening of the book disfigured the grain of the leather, and to obviate this he introduced the cross or pin-headed grain, or what is now termed Turkey morocco. Works bound by Hayday became famous, and his name attached to a book raised its value twenty-five per cent" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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