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        The Life of Marie De Medicis 3 Vols Plus The Reign of Francis 1 -2 Vols

      Colburn and Co, London 1852 - 5 vol. set. Court and reign of Francis I (2 vols.). Life of Marie de Medicis (3 vols.) nf. A matching set, full taupe leather, gilt ruled with 5 raised bands to spine. Titles gilt stamped on tan leather to second compartment and on green leather to third compartment. All other compartments gilt stamped decoration. Marbled end papers with matching page edges. Court of Francis I in two volumes. Richard Bentley 1849. Some foxing to end papers and illustrated pages. Print as new. Life of Marie de Medicis, Queen of France, Consort of Henry IV and Regent of the Kingdom under Louis XIII, 1852 pub. Colburn and Co. All volumes have tissue guarded frontice pieces. All binding extremely clean and looks quite new (Francis I vol. I has a slightly lighter 5cm piece to top of back cover where is has been exposed to the sun. Generally this set looks new and is one of the most beautifully bound sets I have ever seen. Will separate into two lots if required but would be a shame to split these uniformly bound volumes.

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      Washington: Printed by Jno. T. Towers, . 1852 - 48pp. plus eight lithographic plates including frontispiece, and six folding maps. Quarto. Original green cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt on front board. Cloth stained, front hinge neatly repaired. Old stain along gutter of titlepage/frontispiece, else generally quite clean internally. Three of the maps with long, closed splits, but with no loss. "Chart of Sacramento River" laid in. A good copy. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. A presentation copy, inscribed on the titlepage: "For Hon. J.W. Denver of California, with the respects of the author." James William Denver (1817-92) was born in Virginia and served in the army during the Mexican War. He had a long and varied political career, serving as a member of the California State Senate in 1852-53, as California's Secretary of State of from 1853 to 1855, and then as a U.S. Congressman from California in 1855-57. In 1852 he engaged in a duel with newspaper editor Edward Gilbert, during which Denver killed Gilbert. Denver went on to serve as secretary and governor of Kansas Territory in 1857-58. It was while governor of Kansas Territory that land speculator William Larimer named the western Kansas town of "Denver" after him (the city would become capital of the state of Colorado). During the Civil War, Denver was a general in the Union Army. This copy also bears the small, early bookplate of Theodore D. Judah of Sacramento on the front pastedown. Though it was published only a little more than a decade before his death, this would seem to be the engineer, Theodore D. Judah (1826-63), who launched the Central Pacific Railroad and was the driving force behind the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. As chief engineer of the Central Pacific, he surveyed the route over the Sierra Nevada that that railroad would eventually take. He lobbied tirelessly in Washington, D.C. for funding for the Transcontinental Railroad, eventually bringing together the "Big Four" railroad barons who would make the project a reality. The "third edition, with additions," after the first of 1851. Ringgold, a U.S. Navy officer, undertook the survey of the area from the Farallones to Sacramento at the request of a group of prominent San Franciscans, and this guide was utilized extensively during the peak years of the emigration and gold rush. The frontispiece is a view of San Francisco from Yerba Buena Island. The other plates show smaller, similar views of other areas, generally two to a plate. This edition was issued the year after the first. A copy with a remarkable provenance. HOWES R303. SABIN 71425. COWAN, p.534. KURUTZ 536d. HILL 1454.

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        The Fruits of America, containing richly colored figures and full descriptions of all the choicest varieties cultivated in The United States

      C.C.Little & Jas. Brown and Hovey & Co. and D.Appleton & Co. in New York, Boston & New York 1852 - Contemporary black half morocco over purple cloth-covered boards, spine in five compartments with wide semi-raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments An extraordinary, possibly unique copy of the first volume from the most lavish ante-bellum work on the fruit trees of America, "the first major work executed entirely in chromolithography" (Reese): here with the plates on India paper and mounted to card. The 48 varieties featured include pear, apple, cherry, peach, plum and strawberries. The plates were all executed by the Boston firm headed by William Sharp. The extraordinary feature of the present selection is that it includes plates presented in three forms: two of which are different from the usually encountered plates. The first 12 and the final 24 plates are all in an unusual form, printed on India paper and mounted. The Oak Spring set included a supplementary volume that sounds similar, described as "28 leaves of proofs of 29 of the plates, 27 of them printed on India paper, then mounted on heavier paper". The reason for the plates printed in this fashion is not clear, but a possible explanation is that this volume represents an early trial in the printing of the plates. The images are accompanied by text which gives the history of each variety, a full description, its growing habit, flower and fruit, and advice on its cultivation. Each entry is headed by cross-references to the other standard European and American books and periodicals. The illustrations generally comprise a thumb-nail sketch of the growing habit of each tree, an outline of the fruit and occasionally an image of the flower. Charles Hovey was born in Cambridge, Mass. in 1810 and with his brother Phineas established a nursery there in 1832. By 1845 his huge collection of fruit trees included a thousand pear trees and four hundred apple trees. A keen plant breeder, he also produced a number of new varieties of Camellia. His literary output brought him to the forefront of horticultural writers with the American Gardeners' Magazine (renamed the Magazine of Horticulture ) which enjoyed great popularity between 1834 and 1868. The present work was intended by Hovey as an international show-case for what American pomologists had achieved, as well as an essential reference guide. It is his masterpiece and originally appeared in parts between 1847 and 1856 and is considered complete in two volumes with 96 plates, although there is also a New York edition that is considered complete with only 48 plates. Cf. Oak Spring Pomona 61. (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 inches). Half-title, title with wood-engraved vignettes. Lithographic portrait frontispieces of Hovey (on india paper mounted, the mount backed onto thin card, 48 chromolithographic plates by William Sharp & Son (1-12 on thick paper backed onto thin card, 13-24 on thick paper (as usual); 25-48 on india paper mounted onto thin card), numerous woodcut illustrations of trees, flowers and fruit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Iris: An Illuminated Souvenir for MDCCCLII. Edited by John S. Hart

      Philadelphia: published by Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1852. Octavo. Original purple morocco, the covers with an outer border elaborately tooled with fillets and various arabesque tools, arranged around a large central sunken oval panel, edged with a blind fillet around a central gilt-blocked female allegorical figure and various symbols of the arts and literature, and a shield decorated with the Stars and Stripes, the flat spine decorated in gilt and blind in six compartments, lettered in gilt in the second, the others with repeat decoration in gilt and blind, cream-glazed endpapers, gilt edges Provenance: Bella W. Sinclair (early signature); Edward Chenery Gale (1862-1943, bookplate) An elaborately-bound gift annual with articles and poems by Mary Eastman, and very early examples of chromolithographs of scenes in the American west by Seth Eastman. This is the second of the three Iris souvenir annuals (published between 1851 and 1853); the 1852 volume is notable for being illustrated by Capt. Seth Eastman, with plates based on scenes observed by him while stationed at the present site of St. Paul on the upper Mississippi River. It also includes Mrs. Mary Eastman's collection of tales and poetry on Indian legends. Wagner-Camp-Becker 238a note: "Several of the 'annals' that were fashionable at that time used the essays and poems of Mary Eastman as well as the captain's paintings. An example is The Iris This work contains eighteen articles and poems by Mary Eastman, and Duval chromolithographs, eight of which are credited to the captain." Bennett, p.62; Reese Stamped with a National Character 30. (9 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches). Half-title. 12 chromolithographs by P.S. Duval (comprised of 8 plates after Seth Eastman, 1 presentation leaf, 1 frontispiece, 1 additional title, and 1 list of plates). (The additional title with small section chipped out of outer blank margin).

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      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. The Presentation plate filled out by the owner in December 1852. Moderate to heavy foxing and staining throughout, the plates darkened a bit but still fairly clean and quite attractive. Overall a Very Good copy with early color plates of Native Americans. Seth Eastman. Octavo (6-1/4" x 9-1/4") bound in the original full embossed burgundy morocco leather with a gilt decorative figure in the center of both covers. Neatly rebacked at a recent date with a new leather spine. Most notable for the color plates of scenes of Native Americans, some of the earliest chromolithographs made. Also with many articles and poems about Native Americans, most (18) by Mary Eastman. Complete with 12 plates--including the often lacking Presentation plate and The Landing of William Penn--as well as the Illuminated Title Page plate, the List of Illustrations plate, and all 8 chromolithographs of Native Americans by P. S. Duval after drawings by Capt. Seth Eastman are present. They include depictions of "Indian Courtship" and an "Indian Marriage Custom." Seth Eastman was stationed in various posts throughout the West where he and his wife Mary observed and recorded their impressions of American Indians.

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        Immensee. Berlin, Duncker, 1852. 61 S., 1 Bl. 16°. Pp. d. Zt. (etw. berieben, Rücken mit kl. Fehlstellen im Papierbezug, stellenw. bestoßen).,

      1852 - WG 4.- Erste Ausgabe .- Vortitel mit 2 Besitzvermerken von alter Hand.- Leicht fleckig (überwiegend im weißen Rand). Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Comets : A Descriptive Treatise Upon Those Bodies. With A Condensed Account Of The Numerous Modern Discoveries Respecting Them; and A Table Of All The Calculated Comets, From The Earliest Ages To The Present Time [FIRST EDITION DATED 1852]

      John W Parker And Son, London, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. CONTENTS: CHAPTER I. Of Comets in general— Their number—Duration of visibility—Length of their apparent tracks in the heavens—Their nuclei and tails—Apparent dimensions. CHAPTER II. Of the real dimensions of comets—Phases observed in some of them—Their physical constitution— Chances of collision with the earth. CHAPTER III. Of the paths of comets in space—Elements of their orbits—Uses of a table of elements—Effects of planetary attraction upon their movements. CHAPTER IV. The comet of Halley. CHAPTER V. Comets of short period—The comet of Encke. CHAPTER VI. Comets of short period (continued)—The comet of Biela CHAPTER VII.& Other comets of short period—Faye's, De Vico's, Brorsen's, D'Arrest's. CHAPTER VIII. Periodical comets (continued)—Of six comets, probably with short periods—Lexell's comet in 1770—Comets which appear to revolve round the sun in about seventy-five years—Others to which longer periods have been assigned. CHAPTER IX. A brief notice of some of the most remarkable comets that have been observed from the earliest times to the present day. CHAPTER X. On the expected Great Comet. A Catalogue of the Orbits of all the Comets hitherto computed, B.C. 370 to A.D. 1852. Notes to the Catalogue of Cometary Orbits. Book - in Good half leather and marble paper covered boards - light rubbing / marking to the marbled paper covered boards with some loss of paper to edges as you might expect, some bumping and wearing to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, some browning/grubbiness to the front and rear free end paper, some light marking/slight grubbiness to the occasional page, previous owner's inscription dated 'June 8th 1881' otherwise clean and tightly bound. An attractive First Edition copy of this scare and desirable work on what the Greeks knew as hairy stars! Size: 7.75 inches tall by 4.5 inches. viii, 184 pages which includes an index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 7403..

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        Der weiße Sklave. Eine Erzählung aus Virginien. Deutsch von Wm. E. Drugulin. 3 Teile in 1 Band

      Leipzig, Kollmann 1852 - Erste dt. Ausgabe. Vgl. Sabin 31788 ( first engl. ed.). - Sehr seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Diese berühmte Romanerzählung stellt ein Seitenstück zu Beecher-Stowe's weltberühmten Roman Onkel Tom's Hütte' dar. - Der Verfasser (1807-1865), amerikanischer Historiker und Jurist, gab auch eine 'Geschichte der Vereinigten Staaten' heraus. - 'The Slave; or, Memoirs of Archy Moore' (1836), republished under the titles 'The White Slave' (1852) und 'Archy Moore', enjoyed great popularity and is said to have been the first antislavery novel. It is a romantic recital of the adventures of an octoroon slave, who escapes from a Virginia plantation and eventually becomes the commander of a British privateer in the War of 1812. (Hart 4 372). - Amerikanische Bibliothek, Bd. 19. - Schönes Expl. aus fürstl. Bibliothek; wenig stockfleckig 224; 208; 197 Seiten, 1 Bl. Hellbraunes Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, Blauschnitt, 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Modes De Paris. Petit Courrier Des Dames. Colección De 122 Láminas En Cartulina De Hilo, Finos Grabados Originales al Cobre, Iluminados a Mano, a Varias Tintas.

      Petit Courrier Des Dames, Paris 1852 - Muy buena colección de vestimentas y accesorios de moda, perfectamente encuadernada a plena piel roja, con el lomo decorado con nervios y florones , y cantos dorados Size: 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Fruits Of America, Containing Richly Colored Figures, And full descriptions On All The Choicest Varieties Cultivated In The United States

      D. Appleton 1852-1856, NY - 100 & 96 pages. 8vo, 26 x 18 cm. Ninety-six chromolithograph plates [with tissue guards] by Boston's William Sharp & Son, plus a plethora of woodcuts of fruit, flowers and trees. "He published also two complete volumes and part of a third entitled FRUITS OF AMERICA, purposing to give `richly colored figures and full descriptions of all the choicest varieties cultivated in the United States.' This work was issued in parts from 1847 to 1856, though the title page of the first complete volumes bears the date 1852. The volumes are handsomely printed printed and contain plates.sketched from nature by Hovey himself." [see: DNB, Vol. 9, p.272]. Hovey also made the greatest single contribution to horticulture in the origination of the Hovey strawberry -- the first North American variety produced by a definite plan of breeding. NISSEN 941. REESE #20. Ex-library, no exterior marks, perforated library stamp title page, plates with circular library stamp in margins at lower corners. Vol. I plates and text clean and bright. Vol.II scattered text age-toning, plates affected mostly at margins. Lovely modern binding, raised bands, red leather spine label lettered in gilt. Modern three quarter brown calf and marbled boards. 2 vols. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aulacorhamphus Caeruleogularis, Gould. [Blue-throated Groove-bill]

      Printed by Hullmandel & Walton.. Published between 1852- 1854.. Lithograph, handcolored, on sheet 21 1/2 x 14 inches. Overall light foxing, light embossing from clips at top edge, remains of three small pieces of tape at top edge of verso. With accompanying text sheet. A stunningly rich image from the second edition of John Gould's magnificent "A monograph of the Ramphastidae, or family of Toucans." .

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        Vögel Europa?s. (Tafelband) Prag, Selbstvlg. d. Verfassers 1871. Fol. 6 Bll. mit 61 farblithogr. Tafeln, Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Deckeltit.

      - Anker 152 - Nissen IVB 340 - Wood 350: ?This rare work consists.colored plates that portray about 700 species of European birds?.- Ohne den bereits 1852-71 in 16 Lieferungen erschienen Textband.- Leicht gebräunt u. tls. fleckig, wenige Bll. etw. wasserrandig, Ebd. berieben und bestoßen.

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        Metal-Work and its Artistic Design

      Printed in Colours and Published by Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen, London 1852 - lii,70,plus 50 plates),71-81 Pp.Colour frontis plus 49 plates (total of 50 plates), 25 are printed with wonderful colouring and the remainder are tinted One plate has a small ink mark to the image, all remaining plates are in very good condition The colour frontis has the edges repaired plus to small tears to the margins, with only on which goes slightly into image. Expertly rebound in half brown calf with gilt to spine and light brown cloth boards, new paste-downs and 1st & 2nd flyl eaves [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schooner Books Ltd.(ABAC/ALAC)]
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      W.Clowes and Sons 1852 - The book is in 2 sections,section one is as title describes and is 519 pages.Section 2 is KO TE PUKAPUKA O NGA WAIATA;HE MEA WHAKAMAORI I TE REO HIPERE,1862.Pressed embossed leather covers in black,Light wear and rubbing to spine edges and extreameties.Inscription on front blank prelim,dated 1888.Block is sound and tight as unread condition,lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [State Documents]: General Assembly of Virginia, Nos. 21-89, (1852); including five Documents relating to the Case of the Slave Jordan Hatcher

      [Richmond, Virginia]. 1852. First. First edition. Document Nos. 21-89, and index, bound in one volume. Thick octavo (containing 69 consecutively numbered documents). Each document has a separate title page (dated 1852) and pagination. A few folding charts and one folding map. Half leather and marbled paper over boards, gilt-stamped spine label. Ex-library copy with a few ink stamps at the front, one perforated stamp on the title page of the first document (no. 21), pocket, and spine number. The front joint is split, front free endpaper detached, some loss to the spine ends, else very good. A scarce volume containing all five documents (a total of 29 pages), relating to the Jordan Hatcher Case.Hatcher was a tobacco factory slave in Richmond, Virginia, who had (unintentionally) killed his overseer in self-defense. In May of 1852, Governor Joseph Johnson ignited a firestorm when he commuted Hatcher's death sentence to sale and transportation beyond the confines of the United States. The five documents are [No. 74]: "Communication containing Gov. Johnson's Reasons for Commuting Jordan Hatcher's Sentence"; [No. 75]: Resolution relative to the Governor's Message on The Case of Jordan Hatcher"; [No. 78]: "Record of Court in Jordan Hatcher's Case, together with the Petition for Commutation of His Sentence"; [No. 79]: "Explanation of Governor Johnson's Reasons for Commuting Jordan Hatcher's Sentence"; [No. 84]: "Report of the Committee for Courts of Justice relative to the Exercise of the Pardoning Power in Jordan Hatcher's Case." OCLC locates one set of the first four Jordan Hatcher documents only (not including no. 84) at William & Mary.Other historically important documents relating to African-Americans from Virginia include two reports on the execution and/or transportation of African-American slaves beyond the confines of Virginia: [No. 46]: "Statements relative to Slaves Executed, Reprieved for Transportation &c." and [No. 80]: "Report of the Joint Committee to examine the Penitentiary Institution." Both documents have several appended tables with detailed information about slaves executed, condemned to be executed and reprieved, and slaves sentenced to sale and transportation, etc. Another document [no. 44], relates to the fugitive slave law between Virginia and New Jersey. Among the other documents in the volume are several relating to the development of railroads and public works projects throughout Virginia. .

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        Presidential hopeful Henry Clay signs a membership document for the "American Colonization Society", organized to send emancipated and free blacks to Liberia

      Washington DC, May 21, 1852 An American Colonization Society document signed "H. Clay", 1 page, 11.125" x 8.25". The partly-printed, elaborate document states in part that "This certifies that Archibald W. Hyde, Esq. is a Member for life, of the American Colonization Society." There is an attractive engraving of a sailing ship; above the ship is a bird holding a scroll with the words "LIBERIA" printed on it. The American Colonization Society was an attempt to send freemen and emancipated slaves to Liberia on the West African coast. At the first meeting of the organization in 1816, Henry Clay presided over the meeting that included many prestigious Americans including future Presidents James Monroe and Andrew Jackson, as well as some Supreme Court Justices. The document is in outstanding condition with dark ink, impressive engravings and very white paper.

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        Village de Heong-Chang Riviere de Canton (Chine)

      view from 'Voyage autour du monde execute pendant les annees 1836/1837 sur la Corvette La Bonite'; pl. 60, published by Akermann & Co. in Paris. 1852. - 17 x 23 cm, hand-coloured lithograph. EXTREMELY RARE. Reference: Borba de Moraes, 874; Nissen, ZBI, 4208; Sabin, 98298; Stafleu, 1969; Wood, 609.

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        Torrent, à Pulo-Penang.

      view from 'Voyage autour du monde executé pendant les années 1836 / 1837 sur la Corvette La Bonite', published by Akermann & Co, Paris. pl no.82. 1852 - 20.5 x 30 cm,Lithograph EXTREMELY RARE with paper loss of about 3 cm. at top left portion, not affecting plate, with minor stains, dirt spots, burn marks not affecting plate, verso with minor stains, dirt spots not shining through as paper is thick.Condition considered when pricing.Reference:Borba de Moraes, 874 / Nissen, ZBI, 4208 / Sabin, 98298 / Stafleu, 1969 / Wood, 609

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        Vue prise à Pulo-Penang.

      view from 'Voyage autour du monde executé pendant les années 1836 / 1837 sur la Corvette La Bonite', published by Akermann & Co, Paris. pl no.81. 1852 - 19.5 x 27 cm,Lithograph EXTREMELY RARE with minor stains, dirt spots, burn marks not affecting plate, verso with dirt spots not shining through as paper is thick.Condition considered when pricing.Reference:Borba de Moraes, 874 / Nissen, ZBI, 4208 / Sabin, 98298 / Stafleu, 1969 / Wood, 609

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        Vue de la rade de Pulo-Penang.

      view from 'Voyage autour du monde executé pendant les années 1836 / 1837 sur la Corvette La Bonite', published by Akermann & Co, Paris. pl no.80. 1852 - 19.5 x 31.5 cm,Lithograph EXTREMELY RARE with minor stains, dirt spots, burn marks not affecting plate, verso with dirt spots not shining through as paper is thick.Condition considered when pricing.Reference:Borba de Moraes, 874 / Nissen, ZBI, 4208 / Sabin, 98298 / Stafleu, 1969 / Wood, 609

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        [cover title]: Fuller's Computing Telegraph

      New York: John E. Fuller. 1852. Square quarto. Blind stamped flexible cloth folder or case, lettered in gilt, with 22 pages of instructions for use, and a large folding chart "delineated and arranged by W(illiam) Nicholson." Laid in is a thick, leather edged board, on either side is a moveable, engraved rondel: on one side is Fuller's Time Telegraph, on the other is Palmer's Computing Scale Improved by Fuller. The case has some fading to the bottom of the front board, a little wear at the spine, and foxing to the text; the board holding the rondel has a little edgewear, and the action of the rondel is stiff but workable, all-in-all a very good plus or perhaps near fine example. Palmer patented his Scale in 1843, Fuller made an agreement to offer Palmer's Scale, along with his own Time Telegraph in combination, and patented the change in 1847, when it was first offered. Reportedly manufactured in two sizes, this is the larger of the two. According to some sources, this device was the first device used for high speed calculations that was referred to as a "computer." The term was previously used to describe a mathematically adept person and the earliest OED citation for a non-human computer comes from 1897. Exceptionally scarce, especially in nice condition, as this example is. .

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        Lehrbuch der rationellen Praxis der landwirthschaftlichen Gewerbe. Zum Gebrauche bei Vorlesungen über die landwirthschaftlichen Gewerbe und zum Selbstunterrichte für Landwirthe, Techniker und Cameralisten.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1852.. Mit Abbildungen i. Text und auf Tafeln. XI, 771 S., 2 Bl., Schöner HALBLEDER der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rücken. 4. durch Zusätze vermehrte Aufl. 8°. Leichte Gebrauchsspuren.. Mit 4 Stahlstichtafeln im Anhang u. teilweise ausklappbaren Holzstichen. Das Buch enthält Beiträge über Bierbrauerei, Branntweinbrennerei, Hefe-, Liqueur-, Essig-, Stärke-, Stärkezucker- und Runkelrübenzuckerfabrikation, Cider- oder Obstmostbereitung, Kalk-, Gyps- und Ziegelbrennerei, Potaschesiederei, Oelraffinerie, Butter- und Käsebereitung, das Brotbacken und Seifensieden. Rücken und Ecken leicht berieben und bestoßen, kl. Abriebstelle auf dem Einband-Deckel, alter, kleiner Namenszug in Tinte auf dem fl. Vorsatz, etwas stockfleckig.

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        Historia de la Antiqua o Baja California

      De Juan R Navarro, Mexico City 1852 - [vi]+123+[3] pages. Quarto (10 1/2" x 7") Bound in half leather with marbled paper boards. Clavijero's History of Baja California, which was first published in Italian, then in English, then a Madrid edition and then the Mexican edition. [Handbook of Middle American Indians, Volume 13, page 293] 1st Mexican edition. Clavijero, a Mexican native, was exiled with the other Jesuits in the 1760s, and lived in Italy thereafter. His history of Mexico is considered one of the best of the early histories of the subject. His history of Baja California is the first such, and contains passages relating to the foundation of the mission at San Francisco, as well as material on Kino and Salvatierra. Translated from the Italian manuscripts by Nicoles Garcia de San Vincente. Condition: Damp stains to end papers and heal edge of title page, spine ends and corners professionally repaired Over all a very good copy of a scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The London Apprentice, and the Goldsmith’s Daughter of West Chepe; a Tale in the Times of Bluff King Hal.

      London: W.S. Johnson 1852 - First edition, three volumes bound in one, large 8vo, viii, 244, 248, 230 pp. Full page engraved illustrations, text printed in double column, some foxing, later signature to front blank, marbled endpapers. Later half calf, green cloth sides, green spine label, some light rubbing otherwise a handsome copy. Scarce. Not in Sadleir or Wolff.

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        A Cracker Bon-Bon for Christmas Parties: Consisting of Christmas Pieces, for Private Representation, and Other Seasonable Matter, in Prose and Verse

      David Bogue, London 1852 - Red blind stamped decorated boards with bright gold gilt title and decoration. Color hand colored frontpiece (rare). Original red cloth. Upper board detached but present. Interior pages very good with b/w illustrations. ALSO LAID IN: A red string tied pamphlet, : A Selection from A Cracker Bon-Bon for Christmas Parties, published by Robe Innominate Press. Louisville, KY, 1964. Soft cover, handset in Goudy Kennerly and printed in Black and red on laid paper. 4 reproductions of wood engravings from the original. Printed in red on the front. FINE. I just had to put the book and this wonderful pamphlet as a set. I am always happy to send detailed photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Imprenta del Porvenir a cargo de B. Bassas. 1852. 27X18 (texto)+30X22 (Laminas). 3 Vol: 292Pag+202Pag+ Atlas 112 Laminas. La primera Obra textil editada para profesionales. Buen estado. Ref 9.1 Biblioteca A.

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        Nereis Boreali-Americana: or, contributions to a history of the marine algae of North America. 3 Volumes in one. / 3 Bände in einem. Part I.-Melanospermeae. Part II.-Rhodospermeae. Part III.-Chlorospermeae.

      Smithsonian Institution 1852-1858, Washington City - 4to. (31 x 24 cm). New red cloth with gilt stamped spine / Neuer roter Leinen mit Rückenvergoldung, 150, 258, 140 pages. "Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge". With 50 tinted lithographed plates / 50 getönte lithogr. Tafeln mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Nissen BBI, 804. Original edition of this important monograph of the well-known Irish botanist W. H. Harvey (1811-1866). He was curator of the Trinity College Herbarium and Professor of Botany of the Royal Dublin Society. - Clean copy in very good condition. Very few isolated small spots inside. / Sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Innen nur ganz vereinzelt wenige kleine Flecken. 3500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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