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        Life in Bombay, and the Neighbouring Out-Stations.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Confessions Of Fitz-Boodle; And Some Pasages In The Life Of Major Gahagan

      D. Appleton & Company, New York 1852 - 276 Pp. + 2 Pp Ads, Complete Wrappers (Red, Printed In Black, With Spine And Both Panel, 20 Titles And Three Forthcoming Titles On Rear Panel) Bound In At Rear. First Edition, Three Quarter Red Morocco, 5 Compartments, Gilt, Marbled Paper Boards And Endpapers, Top Edge Gilt. Bookplate Of Pre-Eminent Thackery Collector Henry S. Van Duzer, Designed By Tiffany & Co.; His Thackery Library Famously Went To Auction In 1917, This Being Van Duzer 36. Binding With Slight Rubbing, Tight And Clean And Unfaded; Wrappers Almost Unbelievably Clean, As New, Bound In At Rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Men's Wives

      New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1852. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. 274 Pp. + 14 Pp Ads, Complete Wrappers (Red, Printed In Black, With Spine And Both Panels, 5 Titles And 4 Forthcoming Titles On Rear Panel) Bound In At Rear. First Edition, Three Quarter Red Morocco, 5 Compartments, Gilt, Marbled Paper Boards And Endpapers, Top Edge Gilt. Bookplate Of Pre-Eminent Thackery Collector Henry S. Van Duzer, Designed By Tiffany & Co.; His Thackery Library Went To Auction In 1917. Binding With Slight Rubbing, Tight And Clean And Unfaded; Wrappers Almost Unbelievably Clean, As New, Bound In At Rear.

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        Ko Te Kawenata Hou o To Tatou Ariki O Te Kai Whakaora O Ihu Karaiti [Maori Bible - New Testament]

      Ranana [London]: He Mea Ta I Te Perehi O T. R. Harihona Raua Ko Tana Tama. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1852. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Some small 1" splits to the gutter of the front endpaper at the front inner hinge. Minor foxing. Still a very nice copy, in the best condition that we have seen of this edition. ; The fifth edition of the New Testament in Maori (the first was in 1837). This copy is of interest both because of the superior binding and because of its provenance as belonging to Sarah Wanklyn. The binding is a contemporary full morocco binding, with gilt dentelles and gilt decoration to the edges of the boards. All page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. Binder's ticket in corner of front endpaper "Williams & Norgate / London". Contemporary inscription on front endpaper: "Sarah Wanklyn with the best wishes of her affectionate Uncle Jas Jackson / Jan 21st 1853". Sarah Wanklyn was the wife of Bishop William Leonard Williams (1829-1916). William Leonard Williams, like his father Bishop William Williams (1800-1878), was a missionary and student of the Maori language. Pagination: [iv], 371, [1] pages. Page dimensions: 211 x 131mm. This was the first edition in which "wh" was used. The translation was revised by Robert Maunsell and William Williams. [Bibliographical References: BIM 419; Williams 233; Bagnall 456]; 8vo .

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        Signed Hand-Drafted Cheque. For eight pounds, payable 'to House or Bearer', dated London 26th March 1859 and signed with a characteristic flourish.

      1859 Folded into eight, with sl. browning along creases. One tiny hole. Overall a nice clean example.An unusual cheque, drafted by Dickens in blue ink on a piece of paper, 18.5 x 11.5cm, presumably after he had run out of printed cheques. It is countersigned in black ink by Williams & Co., and bears a one penny stamp, crossed through, legitimising the payment. There is no record of the transaction in Pilgrim Letters, but as the cheque has no named beneficiary other than 'house or bearer', it seems likely that it was for household expenses, and would have been entrusted to a member of the domestic staff. A note on the verso, signed by John Holt Schooling, March 1st 1894, states, 'this cheque ... was given to me by Georgina Hogarth.' There is a further contemp. signature, 'Bishop' (possibly the cashier?), and an addition in manuscript.

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        Our antipodes, or, Residence and rambles in the Australasian colonies : with a glimpse of the gold

      fields. London : Richard Bentley, 1852. First edition. Three volumes, octavo, original blue cloth, upper boards with stamped gilt design, spines with gilt lettering (sunned, heads and tails softened, short split to tail of first volume), pastedowns with bookplate of Johne Meade, Earsham Hall, pp 410, 405, 431, illustrated with lithographed plates, contents clean and sound, a very good set. Not in Ferguson, who notes the second edition (also 1852), 12957. The memoir of the deputy adjutant general of the colonial forces in Australia, who travelled throughout New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand between the years 1846 and 1851. His narrative includes a very early account of a visit to the Ophir gold fields near Bathurst.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        The Nestorians & Their Rituals: With the Narrative of a Mission to Mesopotamia & Coordistan in 1842-1844, & of a Late Visit to Those Countries in 1850; Also, Researches Into the Present Condition of the Syrian Jacobites, Papal Syrians (2 Volumes Complete)

      Joseph Masters, London 1852 - TWO VOLUMES COMPLETE. FIRST EDITION. With TWO large FOLDOUT MAPS on white waxed linen tipped-in to rear of Volume 1, as issued. Full title as follows: "The Nestorians & Their Rituals: With the Narrative of a Mission to Mesopotamia & Coordistan in 1842-1844, & of a Late Visit to Those Countries in 1850; Also, Researches Into the Present Condition of the Syrian Jacobites, Papal Syrians, & Chaldeans, & an Inquiry into the Religious Tenets of the Yezeedees". Author is listed on title page as "The Rev. George Percy Badger, One of the Honourable East India Company's Chaplains in the Diocese of Bombay". Illustrated with 15 lithographs, which includes 2 foldout maps (both in rear of Vol. 1), 2 frontispieces (1 in each volume), 11 full-page plates (9 in Vol. 1, 2 in Vol. 2), plus 19 additional b&w in-text illustrations (all of which are in Vol. 1). Foldout maps are "To Illustrate Mr Badger's Route". Includes two errata leaves, one in each volume. Bound in original blind-embossed brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spines. Full pagination as follows: Vol. 1: ffep, half-title page, frontispiece, title page, dedication page, preface to volume the first (v-viii), notice by the editor (ix-x), introduction (xi-xxii), errata page, pages 1-404, index (p.405-448), 2 maps tipped-in, rear endpaper. Vol. 2: ffep, half-title page, frontispiece (with tissue guard), title page, preface to volume the second (iii-v), contents of volume II (vii-xiii), errata page, pages 1-360, appendix (p.361-422), notes by the editor (p.423-426), rear endpaper. Pagination checked & complete (misprint on page 427 of Vol. 1 which is printed incorrectly as page "42"). Overall GOOD condition. The bindings are FAIR only. Ex-library copy ("cancelled") with usual library markings (several ink stamps, small paper labels to lower corner of front boards), large loss to spine ends (Vol. 1: 0.5cm head + 5cm foot, Vol. 2: 4cm head + 4cm foot), moderate wear to covers & tips worn through to boards, marginal staining to some pages & all plates (corners only, not affecting plate illustrations), otherwise a tight solid hardcover set in original bindings. Both maps are creased at edges & show mild spotting, otherwise near fine. 448pp + 426pp. Scarce first edition set. RARE. Size: 23 x 15cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Newly-edited General Map of the World] 新訂 坤輿略全圖

      Shintei konyo ryaku zenzu. Edo [Tokyo], Japan : [Takagi Kōzō] 高木耕藏, [1852] (Kaei 5). Hand coloured woodblock print, original covers with facsimile title label, map with some silverfishing, repaired with Japanese tissue. A pseudocylindrical projection map showing the world centred on Japan. Includes preface by written by [Hokkai Hantō Ryōjin] 北海半嶋漁人 and legend with date and publisher information. Shibata Shūzō (1820-59) was a doctor and seal carver of Sado Island whose interest in cartography led to the publication of this map, as well as Ezo setsujō zenzu 蝦夷接壤圖 [Map of Hokkaido and Adjoining Areas] in 1854. He was later employed by the Astronomy Institute of the Edo Government and contributed to the compilation of Jūtei Bankoku Zenzu 重訂萬國全圖 [Revised Map of the World] made by Yamaji Yukitaka 山路階孝 (1777-1861) in 1855.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Wild Duck Shooting

      N. Currier, New York 1852 - Hand-colored lithograph by Frances Palmer after her own painting. Provenance: Donaldson, Lufkin &Jenrette Americana Collection Classic Currier & Ives hunting print by Fanny Palmer Fanny Palmer (1812-1876) was the first woman in the United States to work as a professional artist, and to make a living with her art. She produced more Currier and Ives' prints than any other artist, and she was the only female in a business dominated by men. Painting was not considered a suitable occupation for a woman, nor, of course, was lithography. Hers was a story common for Victorian wives who were expected to keep house and be supported by their husbands. She however pursued a career in printmaking in England and later in America, virtually supporting her family as her husband sank deeper into alcoholism and then supporting it in fact when he fell to his death on a hotel stairway in 1857. Her shooting prints show a fine understanding of the appeal the sport had for men: with their dogs, shotguns and hunting attire, wading among the reeds in a swamp with a companion. Mrs. Palmer's husband, Samuel, was fond of shooting and kept dogs, and these served as models for her hunting scenes. Gale 7208.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        [CURRIER & IVES pub] Quail Shooting. Setters Property of S. Palmer, Esq. Brooklyn, L. I.

      New York: N. Currier, 1852. Hand-colored lithograph by Frances Palmer after her own painting. Provenance: Donaldson, Lufkin &Jenrette Americana CollectionClassic Nathaniel Currier hunting print by Fanny PalmerThe location of this scene is thought to be the Meadow Park in Queens, N. Y. The dogs belonged to Fanny Palmer's husband, Samuel, and were her source for portraits of pointers and retrievers in many hunting scenes.Fanny Palmer (1812-1876) was the first woman in the United States to work as a professional artist, and to make a living with her art. She produced more Currier and Ives' prints than any other artist, and she was the only female in a business dominated by men. Painting was not considered a suitable occupation for a woman, nor, of course, was lithography. Hers was a story common for many Victorian wives, who were expected to keep house and be supported by their husbands. She however pursued a career in printmaking in England and eventually in America, virtually supporting her family as her husband sank deeper into alcoholism and then supporting it in fact when he fell to his death on a hotel stairway in 1857.Her shooting prints show a fine understanding of the appeal the sport had for men with their dogs, shotguns and hunting attire, walking through untamed country with a friend on a summer afternoon.Gale 5414.

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        Life and Services of Gen. Pierce, Respectfully Dedicated to Gen'l Lewis Cass

      Concord, [New Hampshire]: Gazette Press. 1852. Miniature pamphlet; approximately 1 1/8" x 1 5/8". 14pp. Slightly irregularly cut unprinted pale pink wrappers. Very near fine. An anti-Pierce campaign biography, probably published by the Whig Party,and presumably distributed on Election Day. The final leaf notes that the pamphlet was finished on November 2nd, 1852, that is, on Election Day, the day that Pierce defeated Scott. Uncommon in the trade. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Malerische Ansichten von Salzburg und Oberösterreich, nach der Natur gezeichnet von Johann Fischbach u. von mehreren Künstlern in Stahl gestochen ... in tiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet von G. Baldi.

      Salzburg, Baldi, o. J. [um 1852]. Quer-2°. o. Pag. [34 Tafeln, Titel + 42 n.n. Bll.]. Blind- und goldgeprägter OLwd. N/W 173: Mit 34 von 40 Tafeln. Es fehlen die Tafeln 1, 9, 10, 36, 38 und 39. - Fachmännisch restauriert, stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp., Ebd. etw. fleckig. - Mit den Abbildungen und dem dazugehörigen Text: Salzburg vom Mönchsberg, Salzburg vom Kapuzinerberg, Vorstadt Stein in Salzburg, Mozartplatz in Salzburg, Residenzplatz in Salzburg, Der Kirchhof St. Peter in Saltzburg, Fürstliches Zimmer auf Hohensalzburg, Schloß Leopoldscron bei Salzburg, Salzburg vom Kreuzberg bei Aigen, Aigen bei Salzburg, Hellbrunn mit dem Untersberg, Schloß Anif bei Salzburg, Berchtesgaden, Der Königssee bei Berchtesgaden, Salinenstadt Hallein, Der Schwarzbachfall bei Golling, Eng-Paß Lueg, Festung Werfen, Lender Wasserfall, Wildbad Gastein, Der Schleierfall bei Gastein, Der Krimelfall, St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee, St. Wolfgang, Ischl von Theresien`s Hütte, Ischl gesehen von der Seite des Prater, Hallstadt, Waldbach Strub bei Hallstadt, Der vordere Gossau See, Weißenbach am Attersee, Mondsee, Ebensee am Traunsee, Gmunden vom Kalvarienberg, Linz von der Strasser-Aue. - Gutes Expl. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Salis

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        Bayern. Ein geographisch-statistisch-historisches Handbuch des Königreiches.

      Mchn., Verlags-Expedition des \"geographisch-statistisch-historischen Handbuches\", 1852-53. 2 Bde. 22 x 15 cm. 540 S.; 542-1088 S. Mit 300 Textabbildungen in Holzstich. OHLdr. mit 2 Rsch. und Blindprägung. Pfister 2268, Lentner 4366: \"Wegen seiner überaus zahlreichen Quellenangaben u. histor. Nachrichten auch heute noch ein geschätztes Werk\". Ein umfangreiches Handbuch, mit zahlreichen teils seltenen Stadtansichten, nach Landgerichten geordnet. Mit gedruckten Verlags-Korrekturen, diese den jeweiligen Textstellen zugeordnet und entsprechend eingeklebt. - Exemplar der Pfarrbücherei St. Martin in Kaufbeuren. Dekorative Bände! Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Geographie, Statistik

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        CURRIER & IVES pub] Quail Shooting. Setters Property of S. Palmer, Esq. Brooklyn, L. I.

      N. Currier, New York 1852 - Hand-colored lithograph by Frances Palmer after her own painting. Provenance: Donaldson, Lufkin &Jenrette Americana Collection Classic Nathaniel Currier hunting print by Fanny Palmer The location of this scene is thought to be the Meadow Park in Queens, N. Y. The dogs belonged to Fanny Palmer's husband, Samuel, and were her source for portraits of pointers and retrievers in many hunting scenes. Fanny Palmer (1812-1876) was the first woman in the United States to work as a professional artist, and to make a living with her art. She produced more Currier and Ives' prints than any other artist, and she was the only female in a business dominated by men. Painting was not considered a suitable occupation for a woman, nor, of course, was lithography. Hers was a story common for many Victorian wives, who were expected to keep house and be supported by their husbands. She however pursued a career in printmaking in England and eventually in America, virtually supporting her family as her husband sank deeper into alcoholism and then supporting it in fact when he fell to his death on a hotel stairway in 1857. Her shooting prints show a fine understanding of the appeal the sport had for men with their dogs, shotguns and hunting attire, walking through untamed country with a friend on a summer afternoon. Gale 5414.

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        Atlantic and transatlantic sketches, afloat and ashore

      Colburn & Co, London 1852 - First edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. x, x*-xi*, 288, 16 (ads); ix, [1], 292, 24, [2] ads; orig. brown blindstamped cloth, gilt lettering on spine; spines very slightly faded, else fine. British naval captain's observations on America (he traveled extensively along the east coast, and west through upstate New York, Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin) and containing remarks on the Mormons and Mormon poetry; other sections on The Falkland Islands, a hurricane in Antigua, and the pirate Captain Kidd. Buck 475; Flake 5214; Sabin 43461. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOURNALS OF A LANDSCAPE PAINTER IN SOUTHERN CALABRIA, &c.

      Bentley, 1852. In-8 (mm. 237x147), mz. pelle coeva con ang., fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. XX,(4),284,(4), illustrato da 20 bellissime tavole di vedute, disegnate e litografate in tinta dall'Autore, e con 2 carte geografiche della Calabria e della Basilicata, f.t. Questi diari furono scritti durante i viaggi compiuti nel 1847 nel Regno di Napoli, percorrendo le provincie di Reggio, Avellino, Potenza, Bari, etc. Affascinante guida descrittiva e illustrativa di itinerari poco frequentati dai viaggiatori stranieri dell'epoca. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Pine-Coffin,847(3) - Fera / Morlicchio "Bibl. Regno di Napoli e Due Sicilie",I,2013: "illustrato da magnifiche tavole" - Graesse,IV,131 - Brunet,III,897. Con qualche fiorit. ma certamente un buon esemplare e tavole ben conservate.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Malerische Ansichten von Salzburg und Oberösterreich, nach der Natur gezeichnet von Johann Fischbach u. von mehreren Künstlern in Stahl gestochen . in tiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet von G. Baldi.

      Salzburg, Baldi, o. J. [um ]. 1852 - Quer-2°. o. Pag. [34 Tafeln, Titel + 42 n.n. Bll.]. Blind- und goldgeprägter OLwd. N/W 173: Mit 34 von 40 Tafeln. Es fehlen die Tafeln 1, 9, 10, 36, 38 und 39. - Fachmännisch restauriert, stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp., Ebd. etw. fleckig. - Mit den Abbildungen und dem dazugehörigen Text: Salzburg vom Mönchsberg, Salzburg vom Kapuzinerberg, Vorstadt Stein in Salzburg, Mozartplatz in Salzburg, Residenzplatz in Salzburg, Der Kirchhof St. Peter in Saltzburg, Fürstliches Zimmer auf Hohensalzburg, Schloß Leopoldscron bei Salzburg, Salzburg vom Kreuzberg bei Aigen, Aigen bei Salzburg, Hellbrunn mit dem Untersberg, Schloß Anif bei Salzburg, Berchtesgaden, Der Königssee bei Berchtesgaden, Salinenstadt Hallein, Der Schwarzbachfall bei Golling, Eng-Paß Lueg, Festung Werfen, Lender Wasserfall, Wildbad Gastein, Der Schleierfall bei Gastein, Der Krimelfall, St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee, St. Wolfgang, Ischl von Theresien's Hütte, Ischl gesehen von der Seite des Prater, Hallstadt, Waldbach Strub bei Hallstadt, Der vordere Gossau See, Weißenbach am Attersee, Mondsee, Ebensee am Traunsee, Gmunden vom Kalvarienberg, Linz von der Strasser-Aue. - Gutes Expl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        [SHEET MUSIC] The Chusan waltz

      Cover: Dedicated to Captain Henry Down and the officers of the Peninsular and Oriental Navigation Company's Steam Ship Chusan by Henry Marsh, Sydney. Sydney : Published by H. Marsh & Co. at the Sydney Pianoforte and Music Ware Rooms, 490 1/2 George Street, [c.1852]. Folio, front cover with a bichrome lithograph of the Chusan by the important colonial artist George French Angas (front cover detached, some browning and foxing to front and rear), 4 pp of musical notation, internally clean and fresh. Rare. The composer and publisher Henry Marsh arrived in Australia in 1850 and established the firm of Marsh & Co in 1852. His compositionTheChusanWaltz celebrated the maiden voyage of the first P. & O. steamship to operate as a regular mail ship between England and Australia. Copies are recorded in three Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; Australian National Maritime Museum).

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA, LA COMPUESTA, ENMENDADA Y AÑADIDA POR EL PADRE MARIANA

      Imprenta y Libreria de Gaspar y Roig 1852 - Madrid. 1852. Piel, ruedas y dorados, bella encuadernación. 28X19. 3VOL. 1vol, 665Pág. 2vol, 654Pág5h. 3vol, 467Pág+2h. Profusamente ilustrada con bellos grabados. Monumental obra histórica de España. Ref A 8. Language: eng [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Songs, ballads, and sacred songs.

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852. 8vo (17.0 x 11.6 cm). Engraved title page, 284 pp. 19th century Hayday binding of ruled green morocco. Spine with elaborate gilt patter and title, boards with gilt borders. Inner gilt dentelles. All edges gilt, fore edge with polychrome painting of a 19th century golf scene.= A rare little work (no copies on the internet), with an outstanding fore edge painting. Sir Thomas Moore (1779-1852) is the author of "Lalla Rookh", and "Irish melodies", and the song, "Last rose of summer". The book itself is worthwhile; with its unique fore edge painting, depicting a jolly golf scene, it is a real treasure. A very fine, unique copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Beschreibung des Königreichs Sachsen in geographischer, statistischer und topographischer Hinsicht

      nebst geschichtlichen Bemerkungen zum Gebrauche für Schue und Haus. 3 Teile in 3 Bänden. Freiberg: Verlag v. J. G. Engelhardt, 1852. 3 Ganzleder-Bde. mit roten, goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. XII, 241 784 635 S. sowie 96 S. Register. - 18 x 11,5. * Gliedert sich in: Allgemeines über Sachsen u. den Desdener Kreisdirectionsbezirk (Bd. 1) die Zickauer Kreisdirection (Bd. 2) sowie den Leipziger u. Budissiner Kreisdirektionsbezirk (Bd. 3). Fachgerecht neu gebundenes Standardwerk. - Im 1. u. 3. Bd. einige handschriftl. Anstreichungen im Amtsbezirk Meissen und A. Oschatz sowie saubere farbige Unterstreichungen eines Ahnenforschers im Register. - Ansonsten sehr dekorativ und selten !

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        Report of a Geological Survey of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota ; and Incidentally of a Portion of Nebraska Territory

      Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1852, in-4, XXXVIII-639 pp, 27 planches de fossiles, 20 cartes, dont 18 dépliantes, rehaussées, percaline de l'éditeur, Édition originale. Rapport définitif du géologue Owen (1807-1860), adressé aux membres de la commission du General Land Office. Owen publia ses premiers rapports géologiques sur l'Iowa et le Wisconsin en 1844. Exemplaire en reliure d'éditeur : l'atlas est relié avec le texte. Cachet annulé de l'Institut catholique de Paris. Dos et plat supérieur insolés. Exemplaire légèrement déréglé. Ward & Carozzi, n° 1699

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("L. Uhland").

      Tübingen, 23. II. 1852. - 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. An den namentlich nicht genannten Nürnberger Architekten und Künstler Carl Alexander Heideloff (1789-1865), der sich bereits Mitte vorigen Monats mit der Bitte um ein künstlerisches Urteil an Uhland gewandt hatte: Er solle Randzeichnungen zu einer Übersetzung des Dies irae und des Stabat mater liefern, die ein Freiburger Freund, Herr von Stöckern, angefertigt habe; Heideloff hatte sich von seinem Landsmann eine Äußerung zur Druckwürdigkeit der Texte gewünscht. Uhland erwidert: "Verehrtester Freund! Ihr werthes Schreiben kam bei mir an, als ich durch Angelegenheiten einer Vormundschaft auf längere Dauer in Anspruch genommen war. Entschuldigen Sie damit meine verspätete Antwort. - Die mitgetheilten Uebersetzungen haben mir gleich beim ersten Lesen den Eindruck gemacht, daß hier der rechte Ton des alten kirchlichen Gesangs getroffen sei, und das ist zum Voraus eine Hauptsache. Aber auch im Einzelnen, bei der Vergleichung mit den Texten, ergibt sich sinnige Treue und Sorgfalt, ohne daß darunter die freie Bewegung gelitten hätte. Es ist gewiß richtig, gerade da am genauesten zu reimen, wo der Reim, wie in Dies irae, als ein mehrfacher schwierig ist, eben aber durch den wiederholten Anschlag, besonders im Deutschen, welches dessen weniger gewohnt ist, die Aufmerksamkeit des Ohres auf sich lenkt. - Einige Bemerkungen über Einzelstellen habe ich beigelegt. Die versuchten abändernden Fassungen sind nicht so gemeint, als ob damit nun das Rechte gefunden wäre, sie sollten nur meine Absicht positiv ausdrücken und, soweit diese gebilligt wird, das Anlegen der letzten Hand hervorrufen. - Erlauben Sie noch, daß ich Anlaß nehme, eine Sache, die nicht mich selbst betrifft, bei Ihnen in wohlwollende Erinnerung zu bringen. Sie übernahmen es vor mehreren Jahren gefälligst, für unsern Landsmann, Dr. Moriz Rapp, damals in Rotweil, sich zum Behuf des Verkaufs einer ihm zugehörigen Sammlung Riepenhausenscher Handzeichnungen im Kreis Ihrer ausgebreiteten Verbindungen umzusehen. Diese Sammlung, der Ihr kundiges Urtheil einen nicht unbedeutenden pekuniären Werth zuerkannte, wird nahezu das Einzige sein, was dem Eigenthümer, der auf Studien und Reisen Vieles verwendet hat, von der väterlichen Erbschaft übrig geblieben ist. Er lebt hier als Docent an der Universität, mit dem Titel eines Professors, aber ohne den festen Gehalt eines solchen, mit einem kleinen, widerruflichen Wortgeld. Seine ausgezeichnete sprachwissenschaftliche Kenntniß und Begabung, wovon ein Werk, das sich eben im Drucke befindet [d. i. "Vergleichende Grammatik", Bd. 1 (Cotta 1852)], neues Zeugniß ablegen wird, ist zwar wohl geeignet, ihm als Gelehrten Achtung zu verschaffen, nicht aber, da diese Fächer kein zahlreiches Publikum haben, ihm auch ergiebige schriftstellerische oder akademische Honorare abzuwerfen. Seine Gesundheit ist öfters leidend und all dieß zusammen macht es seinen Freunden höchst wünschenswerth, daß ihm für spätere Jahre das Mögliche gewahrt bleibe. Darum würden Sie einem wahren Anliegen derselben erfreulich entgegenkommen, wenn Sie wirklich für jenen ererbten Kunstschatz ein entsprechendes Angebot zu erlangen vermöchten, oder, sofern Sie hiezu keine Aussicht mehr haben, solchen jetzt an Rapp zurückgehen ließen, damit er selbst etwa sich ergebende Gelegenheit zum Verkaufe wahrnehmen könnte. Ich schreibe dieß, ohne dazu von Rapp, der seine eigenen Interessen nur zu wenig betreibt, irgend beauftragt oder veranlaßt zu sein, einzig weil mir sein Geschick am Herzen liegt und ich mich zugleich der freundlichsten Gesinnung von Ihrer Seite stets zu erfreuen hatte. - Indem ich das Manuscript der Lieder hiebei zurückgebe und dem geehrten Uebersetzer mich bestens zu empfehlen bitte, bin ich mit alter Freundschaft und Hochachtung der Ihrige [.]". Uhlands Briefwechsel IV (1916), S. 17f., Nr. 2428 "(Or[iginal] war 1908 im Handel").

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        Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vols. 1 & 2 [ANNOTATED]

      Sampson Phillips, 1852Annotated by Louisa Loring Dresel, who seems to have been present at some of the events described. Email us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        A Treatise on the Winning and Working of Collieries; Including Numerous Statistics Regarding Ventilation and the Prevention of Accidents in Mines

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne,; London: Published by the Author and Messrs. Dodsworth; and Simpkins and Marshall. VG : in very good condition. 1852. Second Edition. Green/gilt hardback embossed cloth cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xii, 391pp, + ad. Illustrated with explanatory engravings and colliery plans. .

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        Report from the select committee on postage label stamps;

      large 8vo., xiv + 260pp., with a few old emphasis marks and annotations in pencil, the paper generally lightly browned, rebound recently in boards with the original printed wrappers laid down. A very good copy.Publisher: [London] Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed,Year: 21 May 1852Edition: First edition. 1852 (386) xv. King (Parliamentary Papers 1801 to 1900) 5892.

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        Letter signed 'Yo la Reyna' in Spanish with translation, (1830-1904, Queen of Spain 1833-1868)

      1852 - to Cardinal Pietro Marini, (1794-1863) saying that "we value your attention in sending Us greetings for a happy Festival", returning hers, assuring him of "Our inclination in every respect towards your interest and satisfaction" and asking God "to preserve your life for years to come", 1 side oblong folio, The Palace, Madrid, 31st January Doña Isabel II by the Grace of God and the Constitution of the Spanish Monarchy Queen of the Spanish Dominions &c., to the Very Reverend Father in Christ Father Pietro Marini, Our very dear and beloved friend, We value your attention in sending Us greetings for a happy Festival. We wish yours may be equally happy and assure you of Our inclination in every respect towards your interest and satisfaction. And with this, Very Reverend Father in Christ Father Pietro Marini, Our very dear and beloved friend, We ask God to preserve your life for years to come. Given in the Palace, Madrid, the 31st January 1852. [Signed] I the Queen. Marini, one of Pius IX's first cardinals, 1846, was Governor of Rome. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Child's History of England (Three Volumes)

      Bradbury and Evans 1852, 1853 and 1854, London - Beautiful full brown morocco set, bound by Henry Sotheran of London, with a blindstamped gilt cameo portrait as a centerpiece on each volume's front board, a gilt impression of his autograph on each rear board, and English or kingly devices stamped into the spine compartments (a crown, an abstract rose, a fleur-de-lys, an armorial lion). Original cloth front covers, with gilt vignettes, bound into respective volumes. With first issue points: "Christmas 1851" in Vol. I Dedication; missing "xi" for page number in this first volume; missing "6" for Chapter XXV Table of Contents of Vol. II. (But does have "287" for page number of third volume.) With ads in all volumes. Gilt edges. Gilt ruling. Light wear of custom cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Skånska Herregårdar (band 1-6 + supplement) Komplett

      Bok. Gleerup, 1852-1863. Band 1-6, bestående av 72 litografiska planscher samt beskrivande text, är bundna i ett samtida halvfranskt något slitet band. Supplementet, ej medbundet, med 6 planscher, tillägg, rättelser och förteckningar mm i ett något slitet originalomslag. Inlagans första hälft genomgående milt lagringsfläckad. Andra halvan huvudsakligen ren. Supplementet rent. Proveniens: Främre pärmens insida bär stämpel "WEGEHOLMS BIBLIOTEK. I. SIÖKRONA". Johan Joakim Sjöcrona köpte Vegeholm 1846 och ägde slottet till sin död 1874. Wegeholm är avbildat på plansch i boken. Slottet och Johan Joakim Sjöcrona beskrivs också i texten. 26,5x36 cm. 2,5 kg.

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        A Wonder-Book For Boys and Girls

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, And Fields, MD-CCCLII [1852, but 1851]. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. First Printing, one of 3,067 copies, with "lifed" for "lifted," line 3, p. 21; first issue (one of only 3067 copies printed and published November,1851), without the inserted publisher's catalogue at rear. Small 8vo: vi,[7]-256pp, with frontispiece and 6 woodcut plates, protected by tissue guards, "gracefully executed" by Hammat Billings, "add[ing] materially to the charm of the little volume." (Grolier) Publisher's original T cloth (faded to an even brown tone), spine lettered and stamped with floral decorations in gilt, covers elaborately paneled in blind, pale yellow endpapers. An exemplary copy, the binding tight and secure, spine relaid professionally and almost imperceptibly, with all lettering intact; light, scattered foxing and the odd, occasional stain. BAL 7606. Grolier Hawthorne 25. Peter Parley to Penrod, p.6. Clark A18.1.a. Stories for girls and boys based on classical myths (Pandora's box, Hercules, Bellerophon and the Chimera, Baucis and Philiomen, Perseus and Medusa), freely adapted from Charles Anton’s A Classical Dictionary. Written in the months following publication of House of the Seven Gables. The book proved so popular that Ticknor, Reed, and Fields published the sequel, Tanglewood Tales, the next year. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Carte de la cÙte des Guayanes et de la partie n.e. du BrÈsil dressÈe d'apres les travaux de M.M. Roussin, Tardy de Montravel.

      Parigi 1852 - Incisione in rame, mm 675x990. Grande e bella carta idrografica raffigurante la costa brasiliana da Recife fino all'isola Margarita in Venezuela con 9 riquadri con piante di Parahiba do Norte e Cayenna, oltre a numerose piante delta fluviali. Ottimo stato di conservazione.Copper engraving, mm 675x990. Large chart showing the coast of north east Brazil from Recife to Margarita island in Venezuela. Nine insets with plans of Parahyba and Cayenna and others. Very good condition. cartografia.

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        Reise in Spanien. Mit Berücksichtigung der national-ökonomischen Interessen. 2 Bde.

      Leipzig, Fleischer, 1852 - 5 Bl., 428 S.; 2 Bl., 432 S. Einzige Ausgabe dieser auf wirtschaftliche Aspekte ausgerichteten Landesbeschreibung des 1822 in Ruhla geborenen Weltreisenden, der 1850-51 Spanien bereiste. Selten. - Embacher 302. Engelmann 958. ADB XLV, 162. - Titelrückseiten gestempelt. Wohlerhaltenes, weitgehend fleckenfreies Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rtit. und Rverg. (kl. Klebezettel am unteren Kapital, etwas berieben). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von 9 eigenhändigen Briefen und dazu 4 eigenhändigen Briefen seiner Frau Louise (geborene Strauß aus Ödenburg).

      Wien u.a., 1850-, 1852. - circa 23,5 x 14,5 bis 30,5 x 25 cm. meist Doppelblätter gefaltet, mit Adressen aussen und Stempeln sowie erborchenen Siegeln "Über den wissenschaftlichen Werdegang von Moriz Hoernes informiert Wurzbach IX, 126. Er wurde 1837 im Hofmineralienkabinett in der Wiener Hofburg angestellt und 1856 zum Kustos des Kabinetts befördert. Gemeinsam mit Paul Partsch inventarisierte er die Sammlung neu. Die Einteilung eines Abschnitts des Känozoikums in das Paläogen und das Neogen geht auf Moriz Hoernes zurück. Ihm fiel bei Studien zu fossilen Mollusken aus dem Wiener Becken die Ähnlichkeit der Muscheln aus den Sedimenten des Miozäns und des Pliozäns auf, die sich jedoch von den Muscheln der älteren Schichten deutlich unterschieden. Er nannte die jüngere Periode Neogen, die ältere Paläogen. Das 1860 von Gustav Adolf Kenngott und Wilhelm von Haidinger entdeckte und beschriebene Mineral Hörnesit wurde nach Hoernes benannt. (Die neueste - und Wurzbach an Nachrichten zur Familiengeschichte weit übertreffende Darstellung in den Berichten der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, Band 69, Wien 2006, verfaßt von Robert Pils). Verheiratet war er mit der Nichte von Paul Maria Partsch, Aloysia, genannt Louise (1819-1902), geborene Strauß. Paul Maria Partsch?s Schwester Aloysia war mit dem Arzt Franz Strauß verheiratet und hatte drei Töchter. Louise Strauß war mit Moriz Hörnes verheiratet. Hermine, die Jüngste heiratete Eduard Sueß (1831 -1914). Sidonia Strauß heiratete den Neffen des berühmten Brasilienforschers Johann Natterer (1787-1843), den Arzt und Physiker Johann August Natterer (1821-1900). Hoernes war Vater des Prähistorikers Moriz Hoernes (1852-1917) und des Geologen Rudolf Hoernes (1850-1912). - Aus den Briefen: Wien, 2. Juli 1850: ". Der Vater läßt Euch Alle herzlich grüßen - die Cholera hat zum Theil gänzlich aufgehört, es zeigen sich nur hie und da einzelne Fälle ? desto mehr ist der arme Vater von den Ängstlichen und insbesonders von der Statthalterey und der Stadthauptmannschaft mit Commissionen, Sitzungen und dgl. gequält." - Wien, 9. Juli 1850: ". Natterer und ich sind gestern um ½ 10 Uhr glücklich in Wien angekommen. Um 1 Uhr besuchte ich den Vater, welcher sich wohl befindet. er hofft ebenfalls Samstags mit mir nach Mary kommen zu können. Meine Mittheilungen über das herrliche Heu, die Kegelbahn und die Verordnung über das Treiben des Viehes haben ihn sehr erfreut." - Wien, 11. Juli 1850: ". Die Absetzung Haynaus macht hier noch immer das Tagesgespräch aus; Man sagt, daß sich derselbe bedeutende Übergriffe in der letzten Zeit erlaubt habe; ja sogar Kaiserl. Gnadenakte auf längere Zeit eigenmächtig sistirt habe . Man sagt, daß vorzüglich Baron Heringer die Abberufung Haynaus bewirkt habe, indem er erklärte nicht mehr nach Ungarn gehen zu wollen, wenn dieses nicht geschieht. Als Nachfolger wird Heß genannt; gewiß eine treffliche Wahl deren Sanktionirung für Ungarn sehr zu wünschen wäre." Haynau hatte den Spitznamen ?Hyäne von Brescia". - Lilienfeld, 6. August: ". Es ist wirklich komisch, wenn wir an einen Fundort kommen, wie da gearbeitet wird. Weithin hallen die Hammerschläge in dem einsamen Gebirge und oft bleibt ein Bauer verwundert am Wege stehen um unser Thun und Treiben sich zu betrachten. Man hält uns hier für Kohlensucher und jüngst bath uns ein Bauer der eben ackerte zitternd, ja nicht da ein Kohlenbergwerk aufzumachen, weil dann sein ganzer Acker zu Grunde gerichtet würde, wie längst schon an mehreren Orten der hiesigen Gegend geschehen sey - doch wir beruhigten ihn und nahmen einige Versteinerungen mit." - Steyer, 16. August 1850: ". Montag den 12. August fuhren wir in das Grossauer Steinkohlenbergwerk, welches dem Herrn von Miesbach gehört. Wir untersuchten hier die ganze Gegend und hatten das Glück einige sehr interessante Versteinerungen aufzufinden - der Schichtmeister Rieger ein ungemein artiger Mann wollte uns ein kleines diner geben, welches aber Haidinger wegen zu großem Zeitverlust nicht annahm. Mittwoch den 14. August macht

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        The Recollections of a Policeman By Thomas Waters, an Ninspector of the London Detective Corps

      Cornish, Lamport & Co., Publishers, New York 1852 - Extremely scarce first printing. Front board very close to detaching, binding repaired with tape. Noticeable shelf-wear, soiling, bumping, etc. Some foxing, pages otherwise clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Ganze der Angelfischerei und ihrer Geheimnisse, oder vollständige Anleitung die Angelfischerei mit dem glücklichsten Erfolge zu betreiben, die Fische durch Lockspeise aus der Ferne herbeizulocken, sie mit passendem Köder an der Angel oder auch in Reusen zu fangen und von den Kennzeichen der verschiedenen Fischarten. Nebst Belehrungen über die Teichfischerei, Fischkalender [...], Laichzeit, Aufbewahrung und Versendung der Fische, Enthüllung der Fischfang-Geheimnisse und Anfertigung des sogenannten englischen Grases; wie auch Krebse auf belustigende Weise zu fangen [...]. 4. sehr verb. Auflage, verm. mit einer Anweisung zur künstlichen Fortpflanzung der Fische.

      Quedlinburg-Leipzig, Ernst‘sche Buchhandlung, 1852. 8°. Mit lithogr. Frontispiz u. einer lithogr. Tafel. XVI, 236 S., 2 Bll., Mod. Lwd. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Frühe Ausgabe dieses erstmals 1845 erschienenenen Werkes über die Angelfischerei, das erstmals ein Verzeichnis der heimischen Fischarten enthält. - Das Frontispiz zeigt einen Angler, die Tafel versch. Angeln nebst Zubehör. - Vorsatzbl. m. kl. handschriftl. Nummer. Zu Beginn u. gegen Ende wasserrandig bzw. -fleckig. Die ersten drei u. die letzten beiden Bll. kl. Eckabrissen ohne Textverlust u. einige weitere Bll. mit kl. Eckknicken. Durchg. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Vgl. Huber 105; Dean I, 360; Westwood/S. 242 u. Fearing 45. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Ehrenkreutz, Das Ganze der Angelfischerei und ihrer Geheimnisse, oder vollständige Anleitung die Angelfischerei mit dem glücklichsten Erfolge zu betreiben, die Fische durch Lockspeise aus der Ferne herbeizulocken, sie mit passendem Köder an der Angel oder auch in Reusen zu fangen und von den Kennzeichen der verschiedenen Fischarten. Nebst Belehrungen über die Teichfischerei, Fischkalender [...], Laichzeit, Aufbewahrung und Versendung der Fische, Enthüllung der Fischfang-Geheimnisse und Anfertigung des sogenannten englischen Grases; wie auch Krebse auf belustigende Weise zu fangen, Fischen, Fischerei, Fische, Angeln, Angelsport

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        Diggers shipping from Melbourne / The Shipping Agents are netting handsome

      [Melbourne : James J. Blundell, between 1852 and 1855]. Illustrated letter paper, 182 x 115 mm, bifolium with lithographed letterhead reproducing one of the plates from S.T. Gill's Sketches of the Victoria gold diggings and diggers as they are (Melbourne : Macartney & Galbraith, August 1852); lithographed image, including captions, 90 x 90 mm; the rear blank side has a light hinge mark, but this is an exceptionally fine example. This rare illustrated letter paper reproduces a slightly modified version of goldfields artist S.T. Gill's Diggers shipping from Melbourne: the detail in the notices on the wall in the shipping office is omitted, and the lithograph includes a second, calligraphic caption which does not appear in the original version. According to Shar Jones, 'at least forty-six vignettes were lithographed for letterheads with wry explanatory captions.' (DAAO) A rare piece of printed ephemera from the early Victorian gold rush era. We can locate no other example of this particular letter paper in Australian collections.

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        Mémoire sur les acides aspartique et malique, Pasteur", Annales de Chimie et de Physique, Volumes 34-36 [bound as one], 1852, pp. 30-64

      Paris: Victor Masson, 1852 FIRST EDITION OF AN IMPORTANT PAPER BY PASTEUR ON MOLECULAR ASYMMETRY, one of a series on tartaric and paratartaric acid in which he would establish the molecular basis for the asymmetry of certain crystals and racemization. "Early in his career, his investigation of tartaric acid resulted in the first resolution of what is now called optical isomers. His work led the way to the current understanding of a fundamental principle in the structure of organic compounds" (Wikipedia). Throughout his career, Pasteur's guiding principle was that optical activity was generally present in organic products and uniformly absent from inorganic substances. Convinced of an association between molecular and crystalline asymmetry, Pasteur was "entranced by the fact that optically active compounds - such as tartaric acid with its asymmetrical crystals - were produced only by living organisms, not in the laboratory. He theorized that asymmetrical influences such as magnetism or the earth's rotation might be at the root of the "handedness" of the compounds in living organisms. In the late 1840s, "Pasteur carried out an impressive series of investigations into the relation between optical activity, crystalline structure, and chemical composition in organic compounds, particularly tartaric and paratartaric acids [this being one of the studies]. This work focused attention on the relationship between optical activity and life and provided much inspiration and several of the most important techniques for an entirely new approach to the study of chemical structure and composition. In essence, Pasteur opened the way to a consideration of the disposition of atoms in space, and his early memoirs constitute founding documents of stereochemistry" (DSB 10). In 1849, "Louis Pasteur was attempting to resolve a problem concerning the nature of tartaric acid-a chemical found in the sediments of fermenting wine. Scientists were using the rotation of polarized light as a means for studying crystals. When polarized light is passed through a solution of dissolved tartaric acid, the angle of the plane of light is rotated. Pasteur observed that another compound called paratartaric acid, also found in wine sediments, had the same composition as tartaric acid. Most scientists assumed the two compounds were identical. However, Pasteur observed that paratartaric acid did not rotate plane-polarized light. He deduced that although the two compounds had the same chemical composition, they must somehow have different structures. "Looking at the paratartaric acid under a microscope, Pasteur observed there were two different types of tiny crystals. Though they looked almost identical, the two were actually mirror images of each other. He separated the two types of crystals into two piles and made solutions of each. When polarized light was passed through each, he discovered that both solutions rotated, but in opposite directions. When the two crystals were together in the solution the effect of polarized light was canceled. [Pasteur's collective work on paratartaric acid] established that just studying the composition is not enough to understand how a chemical behaves. The structure and shape is also important and led to the field of stereochemistry" (A & E Bio Portal). CONDITION & DETAILS: Paris: Victor Masson. Three volumes bound together, Volumes 34-36. Ex-libris with no institutional spine markings 8vo. 8.25 x 5.5 inches (206 x 137mm). Volume 34: 512 pages. Volume 35: p. 512 pages. Volume 36: 512 pages. Ten fold-out plates. In-text illustrations and tables throughout. Tightly and very solidly bound in maroon cloth with a gilt-lettered spine; minor scuffing to the edge tips. Bright and clean throughout, so much so that we think it unlikely the volume was opened or used at all. Very slight age toning at the edges of some page; largely bright and clean. Very good.

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        Christmas Books.

      First Edition. London, Chapman and Hall, 1852. 13 x 19 cm. 266 pages plus publisher's Catalog of Dickens Books. Frontispiece by John Leech. Original green cloth. Blind decorations to boards. Gilt title and decorations on spine. Very good condition. Spine and edges of boards have browned. Shelf wear. Corners and spine rubbed and bumped. Front hinge is starting to open, but binding still sound. Neat inscription of previous owner on front free endpaper (dated 1858). Edges age darkened. Minor browning/foxing, mainly to end papers. With frontispiece. First one volume edition of Charles Dickens's Christmas books, here published together for the first time with a new Preface by Dickens dated September 1852. This book contains the following works by Dickens: A Christmas Carol / The Chimes / The Cricket on the Heart / The Battle of Life / The Haunted Man.

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        Report of a Geological Survey of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota ; and Incidentally of a Portion of Nebraska Territory

      1852 - XXXVIII-639 pp., 27 planches Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1852, in-4, XXXVIII-639 pp, 27 planches de fossiles, 20 cartes, dont 18 dépliantes, rehaussées, percaline de l'éditeur, Édition originale. Rapport définitif du géologue Owen (1807-1860), adressé aux membres de la commission du General Land Office. Owen publia ses premiers rapports géologiques sur l'Iowa et le Wisconsin en 1844. Exemplaire en reliure d'éditeur : l'atlas est relié avec le texte. Cachet annulé de l'Institut catholique de Paris. Dos et plat supérieur insolés. Exemplaire légèrement déréglé. Ward & Carozzi, n° 1699 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Falconry in the valley of the Indus

      John Van Voorst, London 1852 - First edition, 8vo, pp. xii, [4], 107, [1], [8] ads; 4 lithograph plates; top of spine chipped and spine a little discolored, else a very good, sound copy in original purple cloth, gilt-lettering direct on spine. Largely unopened. Only 500 were printed but by 1877 257 remained unsold. Penzer, p. 41, quoting Burton: "It was brought out by my friend John Van Voorst . He proved himself to be a phoenix among publishers. 'Half profits and no profits to the author,' is the common saying; however, for the last thirty years I have continually received from him small sums, which represented my gains. Would that all were so scrupulous!" Casada 34: "This book is today considered a classic, though it created little fanfare at the time of its appearance. Much in demand among collectors of Burtoniana, it is an intriguing excursion into a pastime which almost predictably appealed to a man Burton's temperment. The work is set in the Sindh during 1845 and 1846, when Burton enjoyed many happy hours hunting with the region's accomplished falconers." Abbey, Travel 479; Schwerdt I, 90. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE DOLL AND HER FRIENDS; OR, MEMOIRS OF THE LADY SERAPHINA BY THE AUTHOR OF "LETTERS FROM MADRAS," "HISTORICAL CHARADES," ETC. ETC. WITH FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS BY HABLOT K. BROWNE.

      Grant and Griffith (successors to J. Harris), London 1852 - (Dolls) THE DOLL AND HER FRIENDS; OR, MEMOIRS OF THE LADY SERAPHINA BY THE AUTHOR OF "LETTERS FROM MADRAS," "HISTORICAL CHARADES," ETC. ETC. [Julia Charlotte Maitland] WITH FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS BY HABLOT K. BROWNE [Phiz.]. London: Grant and Griffith (successors to J. Harris), 1852. First edition. 12mo - 5" x 6-7/8". AEG. Red embossed cloth, with elaborate gold decorations on the front cover and the spine, exhibits light overall dusting but is a very nice copy of the book. 91 pp. A doll story written from the doll's point of view. The book's four illustrations are beautifully hand colored and protected by tissue paper guards. The interior of the book is clean and quite lovely. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. No copies located in OCLC/WorldCat. RARE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        DELLA REGIONE VULCANICA DEL MONTE VULTURE E DEL TREMUOTO IVI AVVENUTO NEL DI' 14 AGOSTO 1851. Relazione fatta per incarico della R.Accademia delle Scienze.

      Stabilimento Tip. di Gaetano Nobile, 1852. (Codice TP/0978) In 4º (30,5x23 cm) 160 pp. Edizione originale. Raro studio geologico, topografico, idrografico, illustrato con 7 tavole in rame fuori testo di cui una colorata e una ripiegata (veduta di Melfi). Nitida impressione su bella carta bianchissima, grandissimi margini non rifilati, con barbe. Brossura editoriale in carta leggera con strappetti, invio a penna di uno degli autori alla copertina. Orttimo e genuino esemplare. Euro 500.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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