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        Análisis Lógica y Gramatical de la Lengua Española, por Don Juan Calderón. Segunda edición corregida y anotada por Don Francisco Merino Ballesteros, Inspector General de Instrucción Primaria. [Junto con:] Gramática de la Lengua Castellana, destinada al uso de los Americanos. Por Don Andrés Bello, miembro de la Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades y de la Facultad de Leyes de la Universidad de Chile. Nueva edición anotada por Don Francisco Merino Ballesteros. [Junto con:] Fundamento del Vigor y Elegancia de la Lengua Castellana, expuesto en el propio y vario uso de las partículas, por Don Gregorio Garcés. Preceden a esta obra las Observaciones Críticas sobre la Excelencia de la Lengua Castellana, por Don Antonio Capmany. Segunda edición, con notas Por Don Francisco Merino Ballesteros. Tomo Primero [y Tomo Segundo]

      Madrid, Imprenta de A. Vicente, calle de Lavapiés, número 10, 1852 [y] Madrid, Imprenta de la Bibloteca Económica de Educación y Enseñanza, Calle de Cervantes, 38, cuarto bajo, 1853 [y] Madrid, Imprenta y Estereotipia deManuel Rivadeneyra, Salón del Prado, número 8, 1852-1853. Un volúmen en 4to.; 96 pp + 4 hs., VII-278 pp., 1 h. + VIII pp., 2 hs., 272 pp. + 3 hs., 216 pp. Encuadernación en piel marbreada, de la época.

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        [On Horizon Ring: Improved Globe, Boston. / Manufactured By Gilman Joslin. Corrected To Date. Entered According to Act of Congress, in the Year 1852, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York

      Boston, 1852. No Binding. Very Good. 16 inches in diameter; 39 inches total height. Victorian parlor dark-stained oak tripod stand with shaped supports above central baluster standard on cabriole legs ending in snake feet; excellent condition with a few minor repairs with original finish. Globe with calibrated nickel-plated hour circles at the north and south poles, mounted within a calibrated full nickel-plated meridian. Horizon ring decorated with an engraved paper calendar and zodiac, somewhat age-darkened and with wear. Globe with vibrant original wash coloring. Condition: Rich original varnish surface with a warm, quite bright patina; scattered minor toning, wear, abrasions, small cracks, all professionally restored, still excellent overall. A very handsome, American floor globe in its original Victorian parlor oak stand. Though originally issued in 1852, the globe was extensively updated by Gilman Joslin to suggest an actual date of issue in the 1870s. Notable in this regard, the globe shows the path of the transatlantic cable, first laid in 1858 and improved in 1866. Also, Nevada (admitted 1864), Nebraska (1867), and Colorado (1876) are all shown as states. Likewise, Australia shows updated political divisions: Queensland is separate from New South Wales, and both North Australia and Alexandra Land appear. Canadian provinces have been similarly updated. Very interesting is clear evidence on the globe of the penetration of the African interior by some of the great English explorers of the latter half of the 19th century. Both lakes Victoria, discovered 1858, and Albert, discovered 1864, are shown and named. Explorations along the interior parts of the Congo (also Zaire) River are also in evidence. Geographical regions and political divisions throughout are set off by color in tones of green, dark pink, light pink, blue, with some outlined in red. The globe was originally designed and issued by Charles Copley (fl. 1843-69), a map and globe publisher and engraver working in Brooklyn, New York. He is well known for his sea charts, published by Charles Copley and Sons in the mid 19th century. In 1852, he copyrighted this globe along with a16-inch celestial globe and received a gold medal for them at the Fair of the American Institute in New York in the same year. In the 1870s and 1880s, Copley's globes were revised and reissued by the prominent Boston globe maker, Gilman Joslin, and also by the Franklin group. Dekker, Elly and van der Krogt, Peter.Globes from the Western World. London: Zwemmer, 1993. pp. 126, 140, 176; How to Use a Globe, Joslin's Terrestrial and Celestial Globes/ Joslin's Hand-book to the Terrestrial and Celestial Globes. Gilman Joslin& Son, Manufacturers and Dealers, 5 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts: [n.d., but c. 1890], pp. 3-4; Warner, Deborah Jean. "The Geography of Heaven and Earth," Rittenhouse Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise, Vol. 2, No. 3. 1987. pp. 100-103;Yonge, Ena L. A Catalogue of Early Globes, Library Series No. 6. American Geographical Society: 1968. pp. 37-38.

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      Faksimile Verlag Luzern. New. Hardcover. <p>Lindisfarne Gospels, 8th Century - British Library, London, Cotton MS Nero D. Iv</p><p>The Victorian binding In 1852, Edward Maltby, bishop of Durham, donated a fortune to provide the manuscript with a binding in keeping with its dignity. This masterpiece of Victorian book art and goldsmith&#39;s work is faithfully reproduced for a small number of copies of the Lindisfarne Gospels facsimile edition. The frame of the two covers is made of silver. The decorative plates applied to the Victorian binding were formed of tin and silver-based alloys and partly covered with a fine layer of gold. The embroidery in the spine also forms part of the faithful replica of this binding</p><p>The bright colours of Celtic Art </p><p>A scriptorium on holy ground </p><p>There is a small spit of land on the coast of Northumbria called &#39;Holy Island&#39;, on which around 635 AD the monastery of Lindisfarne was founded. In the beginning it was still under the famous Abbey Iona, but then developed rapidly into a monastic centre in immediate proximity to the royal residence of the Northumbrian Kings. On the peninsula surrounded by stormy water, outstanding artists and writers found the necessary inner poise and inspiration to decorate the holy texts of the Gospels to make them true masterpieces of early mediaeval book production. </p><p>In honour of Saint Cuthbert </p><p>Already in his lifetime and still today, Cuthbert was and is a highly venerated saint. He lived as a hermit near the abbey before he became bishop of Lindisfarne, but soon returned to being a recluse. In two of his vitae, the famous scholar the Venerable Bede tells us of Cuthbert&#39;s working of wonders and idealistic life style. Only a few years after his death on March 20th 687, Cuthbert was canonised. His brothers had the wish to create a particularly splendid gospel in memory of the saint: the Lindisfarne Gospels. This pious wish gave rise to a unique masterpiece of book production. The monks venerated the gospel like a relic. Art historians and palaeographers see in its unfathomable wealth a foundation for further art development in the Occident. Linguists find in it the oldest translation from Latin into ancient English, and the curators of the British Library keep it as a national treasure. </p><p>The best-preserved Gospel Book of its time </p><p>Despite of its age of almost 1300 years, the Lindisfarne Gospels is in an extremely good state of preservation and world wide, it is even the only completely preserved evangeliary from the isles. On 259 folios in the format of 340 x 245 mm, made of the most carefully prepared vellum, it contains the Latin text of the Four Gospels according to the Vulgate version of St. Jerome. Each Gospel opens with an introductory explanation, a summary of chapters and a calendar containing the liturgical feast days. In addition, three prefaces, led by St. Jerome&#39;s letter to Pope Damasus, precede the text. A series of sumptuously decorated canon tables, for the first time stretching over 16 pages, solemnly opens up the book. </p><p>The manuscript and its masters </p><p>Monk Eadfrith, who was made bishop of Lindisfarne shortly after Cuthbert&#39;s canonisation, is not only to be thanked for the complete copy of the gospel text in a particularly beautiful insular majuscule, but also for the entire illumination of the book. Besides Eadfrith, an inscription in the Lindisfarne Gospels from the 10th century names his later successor Æthelwald as bookbinder, and Billfrith the hermit was the goldsmith who executed the ornamenting of the book&#39;s binding. Hence we know more about the production of this work than we would about most other mediaeval manuscripts. </p><p>Unique decoration: the carpet pages </p><p>Five extraordinary carpet pages present the whole range of insular ornaments in all their breathtaking wealth of form and colour. Thanks to their bright contours, the cruciforms skilfully inserted in the overall composition protrude clearly from the dense interlace in the background. </p><p>The Cross-carpet pages preceding each gospel and another one at the beginning of the book are combined with an equally richly ornamented incipit page. The large decorative initials stretch over the whole page, and the flowing ornaments and patterns with which they are filled down to the smallest detail blend with the following letters into elaborate monograms. Furthermore, over 200 fully coloured majuscules, partly outlined with red dots, structure the whole text. </p><p>A fusion of insular and Mediterranean art </p><p>In the canon tables and portraits of the evangelists in the Lindisfarne Gospels, influences of the Mediterranean and Celtic cultures blend into a unique masterpiece of insular book production. Thus the text of the evangeliary, which goes back to a model from the area around Naples, is represented in a majuscule script characteristic for the insular culture and decorated in the Hiberno-Saxon style. Besides Mediterranean influences, the portraits of the four evangelists also show typical insular traits. The fusion of the two art styles is, however, most impressively exemplified in the classical arcades of the canon tables bearing insular ornament and interlace. </p><p>Victorian book binding and goldsmith&#39;s work </p><p>During the reign of Henry VIII, the manuscript was robbed of its binding which, in its shining splendour, might have been reminiscent of a relic shrine. To benefit the dignity of the manuscript, in 1852 Bishop Maltby of Durham donated a precious new binding, the decorative ornaments of which are directly inspired by the insular formal vocabulary. </p><p>The facsimile edition </p><p>The facsimile edition consists of the facsimile volume and an expert commentary. The edition is limited to 980 copies world-wide. The manuscript covering 518 pages is reproduced true to the original and in all detail. For a maximum of 290 copies of the facsimile edition a faithful reproduction of the Victorian binding with all decorative stones will be made. The remaining copies will be available in the same neutral light leather binding that was used for the facsimile edition of the Book of Kells. This listing is for the leather bound edition. </p><p>The commentary volume </p><p>The expert commentary is comprised of two volumes in which Dr. Michelle Brown, curator of the Manuscript Department of the British Library, provides a detailed description of her latest findings about the codex and the new dates. Numerous detailed studies have ensured the complete reconstruction of the manuscript. </p><p>Documentation Kit </p><p>A documentation folder containing three full-sized leaves from the facsimile edition and an illustrated 16-page information brochure is available for information upon request. </p> .

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        A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys

      Ticknor, Reed and Fields. Collectible - Very Good. 16mo. hardcover Hardcover, 1852. First Edition. First Printing, with "lifed" for "lifted" on p.21. 256pp. With 6 engraved plates, including frontispiece, all tissue-guarded. Bound in blue cloth with blind-stamped decoration on the panels and gilt lettering on the side. Spine sunned, edges lightly so. Extremities are chipped and beginning to peel. Yellow endpapers. Hinges are strong. The textblock is somewhat tender, but intact. A few spots of foxing on the fore edge. Pages themselves are clean. Previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown, and previous owner signature dated Jan. 1st 1852 on the front endpaper. Hawthorne&#39;s classic work of Greek mythology, adapted into children&#39;s stories. Includes "The Gorgon&#39;s Head," "The Golden Touch," "The Chimaera," and more. Comes protected in a blue clamshell case with red leather title label. [BAL 7606] Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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        A History of the Earth and Animated Nature. TWO VOLUMES

      A. Fullarton and Co. London. 1852, 1852-01-01. 3/4 Morocco. Very Good. Royal Octavo, contemporary 3/4 green morocco gilt with introduction by Baron Cuvier and brief life of Goldsmith by Washington Irving. Two volumes 536,541 pgs., marbled endpapers and edges, 72 hand colored prints (you can find these selling for $30-50 each). A little rubbing to extremities, otherwise very good. Additional pictures upon request and please email any questions.

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      Dedicated to the children of the Rev.. T.L. Claughton, Christmas, 1852. 8vo., 23 manuscript pages in holograph, with hand-illustrated (in ink and India white) wrappers, title page and frontispiece, all of which are mounted to a plain white stock. Front and rear wrappers rubbed with slight smearing of the illustrations, else very good. The frontispiece is an elaborate drawing signed in ink "Edward Bradley, Xmas, 1852. Bound in later full morocco with title in gilt on the spine. The Rev. Edward Bradley, "Cuthbert Bede", 1827-1890, was educated at Durham University; and ordained in 1850. He contributed regularly to Punch and other periodicals; was author of ADVENTURES OF MR. VERDANT GREEN, AN OXFORD FRESHMAN, illustrated by the author, London, 1853; PHOTOGRAPHIC PLEASURES, PORTRAYED WITH PEN AND PENCIL, London, 1855, (he was known to have been the first to satirize photography); TALES OF COLLEGE LIFE, London, 1856; and many other titles including FAIRY FABLES, by Cuthbert Bede, with illustrations by Alfred Crowquill, London, 1858, containing a collection of five stories including both THE QUEEN OF THE TWELFTH CAKES - thus the illustrations in this manuscript, which were accomplished presumably by the author are unpublished and unique.

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        Bleak House

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1852. Twenty parts in nineteen, original wrappers, now housed in two morocco boxes with raised bands, spines in six panels each with double fillet frame, title and author to second panel, &#39;original parts&#39; to third and volume number to fourth with date to foot all in gilt. Wrappers generally slightly chipped and worn, some rebacked, slightly soiled, corners worn, internally the plates are oxidised and browned, text lightly browned with occasional soiling. The lid to the first box has been repaired. Part One - Upper wrapper chipped with loss to bottom r/h corner, pages 1-32, two plates, lacking pages 23/24 of the &#39;Bleak House Advertiser&#39; and (1) and (2) of the rear ads; Part Two - Pages 32-64, two plates, lacks Household Words slip; Part Three - Pages 65-96, two plates, lacks Household Words slip and all rear ads; Part Four - Pages 97-128, two plates, lacks Household Words slip and (1) and (3) of the rear ads; Part Five - Pages 129-160, two plates, lacks four pages of the Bleak House Advertiser, the slips and all rear ads; Part Six - Pages 161-192, two plates, with all ads; Part Seven - Pages 193-224, 2 plates, all front ads but lacks four pages of (6) and (7) and (8); Part Eight - Pages 225-256, two plates, lacks all ads to front but with (7) and (8) from Part Six bound in at front, and lacks (3) to rear; Part Nine - Pages 257-288, one plate, all ads complete; Part Ten - Pages 289-320, three plates, all ads complete; Part Eleven - Pages 321-352, two plates, front ads complete but lacks (1), (3) and (5) from rear ads; Part Twelve - Pages 353-384, two plates, all ads complete; Part Thirteen - Pages 385-416, two plates, all ads complete; Part Fourteen - Pages 417-448, two plates, all ads complete; Part Fifteen - Pages 449-480, two plates, (2) and (3) of the rear ads have slight loss to corner; Part Sixteen - Pages 481-512, two plates, lacks (1) to rear ads; Part Seventeen - Pages 513-544, two plates, all ads complete; Part Eighteen - Pages 545-576, two plates, lacks pages 3-6 of front ads, lacks (2) and (3) of rear ads and Part Nineteen/Twenty - Pages 577-624, xvi, four plates, lacking front slip and (2) from rear ads. (Numbers attributed to advertisements are from Hatton and Cleaver). Hatton and Cleaver 275-304. First Edition. Paper Wrapper. Good. Illus. by Browne, H.K. (Phiz). 8vo.

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        Exploration And Survey Of The Valley Of The Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including A Reconnoissance OF a New Route Through The Rocky Mountains Senate Special Session, March 1851, Executive No. 3

      First Edition by Lippincott, Grambo & Co., Philadelphia: 1852. Very good+ 3/4 leather and marbled paper covered boards with leather replacement of back strip which with a gilt. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with three prior owner&#39;s book plates tipped-in on the front end sheets; and, with pencil notations on the title page. Scattered light foxing throughout. 487 pages including an index, text and tables. The primary text by Captain Stansbury is illustrated with a frontispiece, 34 tinted, lithographic plates (two of which fold-out) and the fold-out "Fac simile of a part of a map of North America" originally done in 1710. The appendices, written by others in Stansbury&#39;s party, are illustrated with 23 black and white plates of reptiles, insects, plants and paleontology. A portion or part of Plate IV listed in the contents under Paleontology illustrating Pleurotomaria coronula and Euomphalus subplanus is missing (and probably never bound-in). The two large, fold-out maps which are often found in a separate volume are, in this case, bound-in and are both in excellent condition the last of which has a small 1/2" closed tear at the margin. Considered quite scarce" by Howes (Howes, S-884; Graff, 3947; Sabin, 90372; Wagner-Camp, 219; Wheat, 764 & 765) An extremely attractive volume with restoration work to the binding saving the original marbled paper covers and leather corners.

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      New York & Boston. 1852-1856.. Two volumes. xii,100; iv,96pp. Frontispiece portrait in each volume plus a total of ninety-six chromolithographed plates. Quarto. Contemporary three- quarter calf and marbled boards, spines gilt, leather labels, t.e.g. Occasional light foxing. Overall a very good, tall set, with nice ample margins. The most beautiful American work on fruits produced in the 19th century, illustrated with ninety-six beautiful chromolithographed plates by the firm of William Sharp of Boston. Hovey was a nurseryman of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a leading writer on horticultural topics. The book was originally issued in parts, from 1847 to 1856, and is considered complete in two volumes with ninety-six plates. The ninety- six varieties of fruit described include fifty-three pears, twenty apples, seven cherries, seven peaches, six plums, and three strawberries. Hovey describes the work in terms of national prestige: "There is a national pride, too, which I feel in the publication of a work like this; and that is, that the delicious fruits which have been produced in our own country, many of them surpassed by none of foreign growth...will be here beautifully depicted...." Daniel McGrath states: "In 1852, there was published simultaneously in Boston and New York the first use of chromolithography in an American book. In Hovey&#39;s THE FRUITS OF AMERICA there are 96 plates that in gentle gradations of tone put our chromolithographers in the same class with those of England." OAK SPRING POMONA 61. McGRATH, p.112. BENNETT, p.59. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 20.

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        A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans

      London: Taylor and Francis for the author [1852]-1854. Folio. 52 hand-colored lithographs (one uncolored) after Edward Lear, John Gould, H.C. Richter and W. Hart. Contemporary green morocco gilt. All edges gilt. Provenance: from the library of the Wadsworth Athenaeum, the gift of J. Pierpont Morgan in memory of his father, with an engraved bookplate commemorating the bequest on the front paste-down of each volume. Second edition, revised and expanded, of Gould&#39;s first monograph, originally issued in three parts in 1833, 1834 and 1835. This new edition contains 18 new plates, not included on the first edition. Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan, one of the most highly discriminating collectors in American history, from Henry Sotheran & Co. on June 15, 1899 (who bought the entire stock of Gould&#39;s works and copyrights, and who with the help of Sharpe completed Gould&#39;s unfinished works), and subsequently donated it to the Wadsworth Athenaeum in the name of his father. Initially employed as a taxidermist [he was known as the &#39;bird-stuffer&#39;] by the Zoological Society, Gould&#39;s fascination with birds began in the "late 1820s [when] a collection of birds from the Himalayan mountains arrived at the Society&#39;s museum and Gould conceived the idea of publishing a volume of imperial folio sized hand-coloured lithographs of the eighty species, with figures of a hundred birds (A Century of Birds Hitherto Unfigured from the Himalaya Mountains, 1830-32). Gould&#39;s friend and mentor N. A. Vigors supplied the text. Elizabeth Gould made the drawings and transferred them to the large lithographic stones. Having failed to find a publisher, Gould undertook to publish the work himself; it appeared in twenty monthly parts, four plates to a part, and was completed ahead of schedule. "With this volume Gould initiated a format of publishing that he was to continue for the next fifty years, although for future works he was to write his own text. Eventually fifty imperial folio volumes were published on the birds of the world, except Africa, and on the mammals of Australia-he always had a number of works in progress at the same time. Several smaller volumes, the majority not illustrated, were published, and he also presented more than 300 scientific papers. "His hand-coloured lithographic plates, more than 3300 in total, are called &#39;Gould plates&#39;. Although he did not paint the final illustrations, this description is largely correct: he was the collector (especially in Australia) or purchaser of the specimens, the taxonomist, the publisher, the agent, and the distributor of the parts or volumes. He never claimed he was the artist for these plates, but repeatedly wrote of the &#39;rough sketches&#39; he made from which, with reference to the specimens, his artists painted the finished drawings. The design and natural arrangement of the birds on the plates was due to the genius of John Gould, and a Gould plate has a distinctive beauty and quality. His wife was his first artist. She was followed by Edward Lear, Henry Constantine Richter, William Matthew Hart, and Joseph Wolf" (Gordon C. Sauer for DNB). AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE SET. Anker 170; "Fine Bird Books" (1990) p. 101; Nissen 378; Sauer 19; Wood p. 365; Zimmer, p. 259. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department, on 1 212 628 3668, or katehunter at .

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        Falconry in the Valley of the Indus

      London: John Van Voorst. G : in Good condition in original cover. Heavily rubbed with chipping to head and tail of backstrip. Lower outer corner of page 16 torn away [no text loss]. Contemporary ink inscriptions in English and Arabic on front endpapers with sketches of birds. 1852. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 114pp including 6pp catalogue. 4 tinted lithographed illustrations. .

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        Cours complet d´économie politique pratique. Ouvrage destiné a mettre sous les yeux des hommes d´état, des propriétaires fonciers et des capitalistes, en général de tous les citoyens, l´économie des sociétés

      Paris, Guillaumin et Cie.1852.. 3me. éd. augmentée de notes par Horace Say, son fils. 2 vols. gr.-8°. VII, 672; 624 S. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückensch. u. Rückengoldpräg. 1 Rückenkante geringf. eingerissen. Tit. gestemp. Leimschatten a. Vors. Sauberes, gut erhaltenes Expl. Dritte Ausgabe, posthum von seinem Sohn herausgegeben. - Say (1767-1832), gilt als Begründer der klassischen Politischen Ökonomie in Frankreich. Sein zweites Hauptwerk "Cours complet d&#39;economie politique practique" erschien erstmals 1828-29, eine deutsche Übersetzung erst 1845. - "It is the reproduction of the course of lectures given at the &#39;Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers&#39;. J. B. Say is usually ranked, with A. Smith and Ricardo, amongst the fathers of economic science. He was in the true sense of the world the leader of a school - of the liberal and optimistic school, the influence of which was so great in France, particularly during three quarters of a century" (Palgrave III, 357).

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      1852 - [MAP - JAPAN] SEKISUI Cho & SUZUKI Kien. [ZOTEI DAI NIHON KOKUGUN YOCHI ROTEI ZENZU]. Edo, Osaka & Kyoto. Zodiacal date of Kaei 5 [1852]. Identical to the copy illustrated online from the UC Berkeley collection, save that their copy is a standard one-piece folding map in covers. Ours is the same size when assembled (some 102 x 183 cm) but is bound in 12 separate folding sections, each identified on the cover by area, each approximately 35 x 46 cm. This would seem to have been done by the publisher for ease of use, a series of "pocket maps". They are all enclosed in a small clasped chitsu case, some 12 x 8 x 3 cm in size, with a mica-paper liner and a cloth exterior. There is a smaller size version (?), some 72 x 40, at 1852.1 in the first volume of Beans, referenced from Ramming, 1934, at #28 - obviously a misprint of some kind, as it would be hard to understand a smaller size recut map existing. In any case, a very interesting format and a lovely, detailed map in a "modern" style, employing degrees of latitude but printed in traditional color woodblock. Very good condition, impression and colors. An excellent example of Japanese cartography in transition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Natural-historia för hemmet och skolan.

      Beskrifningar och afbildningar af föremål utur alla naturens riken. Efter tillförlitliga källor bearbetad. Med öfver 400 kolorerade figurer. Sthlm, N. Marcus, (1852)-53. Tvär-folio. (2),101 s. & XXXIV handkolorerade litograferade plr. Två samtida trevliga men ngt nötta gröna klotryggbd med marmorerade pärmpapper. Pärmhörnen stötta. Atlasdelen loss i främre innerfals. Texten lagerfläckig i början och på slutet. Några småfläckar och vissa planscher aningen bruntonade. Plansch XXXIII ngt beskuren nedtill. Ur Gunnar Brusewitz bibliotek.. Utgavs i fyra häften. Atlasdelen utgörs av färglagda litografier efter utländsk förlaga. Dal skriver: "Koloreringen är utförd med [förläggaren]Huldbergs egen metod, lika dålig som alltid; skogssnäppan är grön och ejdern har ljusblå vingar. Några av planscherna bjuder på egenartade sammanställningar av djur och natur, på plansch XIX avbildas t.ex. guldfasan, kalkon, vaktel, duva, struts, kasuar och den utdöda dronten tillsammans i ett ökenlandskap med en palm."

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      J. Leroux et Jouby - Gaume et Cie, Paris 1852 - RO40233611: 10 tomes d'env. 700-800 pages chacun. Gravure en noir et blanc en frontispice du tome I (portrait). Illustré de nombreux fac-similés e noir et blanc sur planches dépliables en frontispice du tome X. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Dos des tomes I, VI, VII et X très abîmés, avec manques. Annotations sur les 1ers plats. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de garde ou de titre. Nombreuses pages non coupées. (Rare) Précédées de son Histoire littéraire, par M. *** (Directeur au Séminaire de Saint-Sulpice). Terminé par une Histoire de Fénelon par le Card. de BAUSSET. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voyage pittoresque en Suisse en Savoie et sur les Alpes

      Belin-Leprieur et Morizot, Paris 1852 - In-4 de 560pp. Percaline d'éditeur vert antique ; dos à 4 nerfs richement ornés de caissons, filets, pièce de titre dorés. Décor à froid sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Gardes blanches moirées. Première édition. 24 gravures hors texte dont 8 colorées illustrant des costumes régionaux et 16 en noir illustrant des paysages. Dessins et gravures par ROUARGUE frères. Rousseurs d'usage. Rare et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Laws of Life, with Special Reference to the Physical Education of Girls

      New York: George P Putnam. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed, marked and faded. Spine darkened. Scattered spotting. Ex-Royal College of Surgeons Library. 1852. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 180pp. .

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        Illustrations of the Five Senses, by "Phiz."

      Grant & Griffith London: Grant & Griffith, 1852. Oblong quarto. (5)ff. Five hand-colored plates show comical urchins demonstrating the senses. "Seeing" shows two boys peering into a box-shaped peep-show at a fair while the proprietor says, "Now then gents, open your eyes, blow your precious noses, and don't breathe on the glass." In the original printed wrappers, which are illustrated with caricatures of the five senses to the front cover. Skillfully rebacked, with a few marginal paper repairs, else a fine copy housed in a handsome chemise and box. A.e.g.

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        Recueil de thèse de médecine (ayant appartenu à Pierre Foissac)

      Grand in-8° relié, demi-chagrin de l époque, dos lisse orné, titre gravé. Exemplaire de Pierre Foissac avec son monogramme en queue. De nombreuses thèses lui dont dédicacées. On trouve reliés à la suite : AMBROISE TARDIEU : Voiries et cimetières (thèse d'agrégation), J.-B. Baillière, 271 pages. FRANCOIS-AMILCAR ARAN : Thèse sur cette question des morts subites (thèse d'agrégation), Faculté de Médecine de Paris, 1853, 82 pages. Très rare thèse de l un des plus grands neurologues de la première moitié du XIX° siècle. M. HERARD : De l influence des maladies aigues fébriles sur les règles et réciproquement (Paris, Imprimerie Martinet, 1852), 60 pages. Bel envoi de Hérard à Foissac. Tiré à part extrait des Actes de la Société Médicale des Hôpitaux de Paris. A.-N GENDRIN : De l influence des ages sur les maladies (thèse d'agrégation), Germer Baillière, 1840, 108 pages. A. P. REQUIN : De la spécificité dans les maladies (thèse thèse d'agrégation), Germer Baillière, 1851, 72 pages. Très bel exemplaire sans rousseurs, les coupes sont frottées et les coins du premier plat fortement émoussés Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

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        Falconry in the Valley of the Indus

      London: John Van Voorst. G : in Good condition in original cover. Heavily rubbed with chipping to head and tail of backstrip. Lower outer corner of page 16 torn away [no text loss]. Contemporary ink inscriptions in English and Arabic on front endpapers with sketches of birds. 1852. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 114pp including 6pp catalogue. 4 tinted lithographed illustrations. .

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        Autograph letter signed, 3-sides 8vo, to her cousin Charles [Burrard]:

      " I have a little private communication to make to you.....which will I am sure give you pleasure. Much to my surprise at receiving by this days post a very handsome letter from Lord Derby, to acquaint me that at his recommendation the Queen has been pleased to place me on the Civil list for a pension of £200 that not some thing to be thankful for? - & indeed I am so ". She continues by saying that she needs two trustees for the pension and asks Charles if he is prepared to be one "will you dear Charles.........Ld. Derby's communication being marked private - as it may perhaps be some time before the matter gets into the press., I do not mean to make it known to any but yourself & Laura, Sir George & Mrs. Roche & the Warters. I do not think I shall long burthen the Civil list but I am certainly something better than I was - & if it please God to prolong my life beyond this year - This opportune help will make the downward way all the smoother.....". Buckland, Friday night, n.d. [ but 1852 ]. Laid down by the blank side of the conjugate leaf to a page from the album of Miss Maria Burrard., a 2nd cousin of Caroline Anne Southey. Inscribed in another, contemporary, hand at the head of the first leaf "Mrs. Southey (Caroline Bowles)". With, laid down to the reverse of the leaf, two other autograph pieces, one being an autograph note (or upper ¾ of a letter) unsigned from FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (1820-1910; hospital reformer) to a Mrs. Hillier : "Mrs. Smith is so good as to say that you will go with me to Edinburgh where I am obliged to go tomorrow on business. I start very early - and I think you had better come here tonight to sleep....please bring a week's things." . 30 Old Burlington Street, Friday, no date. Inscribed in another, contemporary, hand between the address & the commencement of the letter "Florence Nightingale" .

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        Arctic Miscellanies, A Souvenir of the Late Polar Search

      Colburn & Co, London, 1852. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Text is compiled from a newspaper - the "Aurora Borealis" - published aboard one of the four ships of the expedition in 1850 which set out in search of Sir John Franklin. The small squadron was trapped in the ice for nearly 12 months, during which time commanders, officers, and crew contributed musings on a variety of subjects, some humorous, some scientific. Amongst their regrets of home and country they feared not seeing the Great Exhibition, however they did return to London in time to see the last week of the famous Exhibition. The pages of the Aurora Borealis are a reflection of the harmony and good-fellowship, the order and Christian union which prevailed in the Expedition. Ex college library copy in 3/4 dark green calf binding over cloth boards. Gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments. Boards lightly worn and rubbed but gilt still bright. Book plate on front paste down. Illustrated with colored lithograph frontispiece (foxed and neatly repaired), wood engraved title page vignette and several engravings in the text. Some occasional foxing to contents and tiny corner chips to to several pages. Overall a very clean crisp copy Size: Octavo (standard book size). xviii, 347 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic; 19th century; Journalistic History. Inventory No: 16970.

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        La Maison de Savoie Depuis le 1555, jasqu'à 1850.

      Turin, Perrin, 1852-56. 1852 Quattro voll. in 4°, pagg. 513, 3nn; 273, 3nn; 548, 4nn; 672, con centinaia di litografie quasi tutte a colori sempre disegnate e eseguite da Perrin. Legature novecentesche in m. perg. con angoli. Manca la prima segnartura del secondo volume e una quindicina di tavole rispetto al numero indicato negli indici. Opera difficile a reperirsi completa a causa della sua pubblicazione in fascicoli nel corso di diversi anni. Alcune bruniture, mai deturpanti, nell'insieme buon esemplare di quest'opera non comune e ricercata.

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        Falconry in the Valley of the Indus

      London John Van Voorst 1852. G : in Good condition in original cover. Heavily rubbed with chipping to head and tail of backstrip. Lower outer corner of page 16 torn away [no text loss]. Contemporary ink inscriptions in English and Arabic on front endpapers with sketches of birds First Edition Brown hardback cloth cover 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 114pp including 6pp catalogue. 4 tinted lithographed illustrations.

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      CURMEREdito nel 1852, a Paris, In 4¯, legatura in mezza pelle rossa, dorso a riquadri con titoli in oro. Opera di botanica in numerose tavole fuori testo incise ed acquarellate a mano. Buon esemplare.

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        Atlas de Espana de Bachiller. Coleccion de cartas geograficas de todas las provincias de Espana, acompanadas de una hoja esplicativa.

      Imprenta de A. Vicente 1852 Obra adoptada por texto por el Consejo de Instruccion Publica para los establecimiento de 2a ensenanza, dessiné et lithographié par E. Massinger, 1 vol. petit in-folio reliure moderne demi-percaline bordeaux, Madrid, 1852, Imprenta de A. Vicente (texte), Lita. [ litografia ]de Bachiller (cartes), 1 f. (page de titre), 104 ff. avec une alternance de page de texte et de cartes rehaussées en couleurs, et 1 grande carte dépliante de l'Espagne en couleurs. Les cartes sont datées de 1849 à 1852 (1853 pour la grande carte dépliante). Très rare atlas espagnol destiné à l'enseignement secondaire, décrivant les 49 provinces et îles espagnoles, ainsi que les possessions espagnoles en Afrique, aux Philippines, aux Carolines et aux Mariannes, à Cuba et Porto Rico. Bel exemplaire (minimes frott. sur reliure et petite déchirure sans atteinte à la gravure sur la grande carte dépliante), très rare ainsi parfaitement complet et en bel état. L'unique exemplaire répertorié sur Worldcat, celui de la Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania) qui provient de la propre bibliothèque du célèbre historien américain et grand spécialiste de l'histoire espagnole, ne semble pas contenir la grande carte dépliante en couleur de l'Espagne. Rare atlas describing the 49 Spanish provinces and islands, and the Spanish possessions in Africa, the Philippines, the Carolines and the Marianas, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Fine copy (minor rubbings on binding, a small tear without damage to the engraving on the large folding map). The only copy listed in WorldCat, one of the Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania), from the library's own famous American historian and leading scholar in Spanish history, did not appear to contain large folding map in color Spain (not in Phillips) / 52 cartas geograficas (con los limites coloreados) que contienen por orden alfabetico las 49 provincias de Espana, islas de Cuba y Puerto-Rico, posesiones espanolas en Africa, é islas espanolas Filipinas, Carolins y Marianas, una "Carta general de Espana con todas sus posesiones de Ultramar é islas adyacentes en 1853" (full original colors), y 52 hojas de testo esplicativo. Muy raras. La única copia que figuran en WorldCat, una de las colección de Henry Charles Lea (University of Pennsylvania), desde la propia biblioteca historiador estadounidense famoso y destacado estudioso de la historia española, no parece contener grandes mapa plegable de color España. Français

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        Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique auf Befehl seiner Majestät des Königs Friederich Wilhelm IV in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt.

      Zoologie I: SÄUGETHIERE. Berlin, G. Reimer, 1852. Folio (465 x 325mm). pp. xvi, 202, with 46 (36 beautifully handcoloured) lithographed or engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth, lettering on spine. The scarce volume on mammals of this important expedition to Mozambique. 5 volumes were published, of which the present one is the most beautifully executed. "Soon Peters began to plan what was to become the major event of his life, an exploration of Mozambique, which had the enthusiastic support of Müller and of Alexander von Humboldt, then also at Berlin. ... The collections he made were enormous and were written up, mainly by himself... This was a model faunal work for its day - comprehensive, authoritative, and well illustrated" (Adler. Contr. Hist. of Herpetology, p. 37). Most of the splendidly handcoloured plates are after drawings by F. Wagner. A fine copy. Nissen ZBI, 3139.

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        The Laws of Life, with Special Reference to the Physical Education of Girls

      G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed, marked and faded. Spine darkened. Scattered spotting. Ex-Royal College of Surgeons Library First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 180pp.

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        La Casa di Savoia dal 1555 al 1850.

      Torino, Claudio Perrin, 1852-57. 1852 Quattro volumi in 4°, pagg. 538, (1); 274, (1); 561, (1); 704 con più di 200 tavole litografiche a colori di Gonin, Morgari, Arnaud, Mazza, Perrin e tanti altri. Belle legature in mezza pelle con dorsi ottocenteschi decorati da fregi e titoli oro. Piatti e sguardie posteriori. Rara traduzione italiana di Michelangelo Pinto, pubblicata negli stessi anni dell'edizione originale francese. Opera che raramente si trova completa di tutte le tavole, poichè fu pubblicata in fascicoli nel corso degli anni. Sono presenti alcune incongruenze nell'indice, ma da un accurato controllo il nostro esemplare risulta essere mancante di sole 19 tavole. Manno, I, 69.

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        Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique auf Befehl seiner Majestät des Königs Friederich Wilhelm IV in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt.

      Zoologie I: SÄUGETHIERE. Berlin, G. Reimer, 1852. Folio (465 x 325mm). pp. xvi, 202, with 46 (36 beautifully handcoloured) lithographed or engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth, lettering on spine. The scarce volume on mammals of this important expedition to Mozambique. 5 volumes were published, of which the present one is the most beautifully executed. "Soon Peters began to plan what was to become the major event of his life, an exploration of Mozambique, which had the enthusiastic support of Müller and of Alexander von Humboldt, then also at Berlin. ... The collections he made were enormous and were written up, mainly by himself... This was a model faunal work for its day - comprehensive, authoritative, and well illustrated" (Adler. Contr. Hist. of Herpetology, p. 37). Most of the splendidly handcoloured plates are after drawings by F. Wagner. A fine copy. Nissen ZBI, 3139.

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        The Iris; An Illuminated Souvenir For Mdccclii

      Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1852. . The focus of this edition is the drawings of Captain Eastman made during the nine years he was stationed among the Indian tribes in and around Fort Snelling. This volume contains no less than twelve chromolithographs printed in ten colors. Most of the text is by Mary Eastman. One contribution by Fredrika Bremer. Bound in full red leather, worn at extremities and chipped at head and heel of spine. Text pages show moderate foxing. Very good condition. Hard Cover. Book condition: Very Good

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        Poems, By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With Foredge Painting of View from Bunker Hill, Boston

      London: David Bogue. 1852. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Collection of Longfellow poems from 1852 in a fine binding with foredge painting of a view of Boston from Bunker Hill. View includes people and cattle in the foreground, the bridge across the Charles River with sailing ship(s), city in the distance. Tan fine morocco leather with deeply impressed Victorian designs, raised spine bands with decorated compartments, gilt spine lettering, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon bookmark. Minimal external wear, firm binding, three armorial bookplates typed slip describing the painting all mounted on the front endpapers, armorial stamp on copyright page, pages clean with some foxing to the frontis portrait. Bookplates are those of: W. Borlase, M.A.; Mary E. Cady-Borlase; Glenn Tilley Morse.

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        Atlantic and Transatlantic Sketches, Afloat and Ashore

      Lon., 1852.. This British naval officer traveled through America in 1850 and 1851.  He gives good descriptions of Boston, New York (Brooklyn), and Washington, with chapters devoted to the dockyards in each place. Then to the midwest - Chicago, “Milwakie” and Green Bay - and surprisingly, “I discovered that we were approaching the famed Mormon settlement at Beaver island.” This occasions an eleven page discussion of Mormons and Mormonism, before he moves on to a “sporting excursion.” In the second volume he talks about American fisheries, then follows with a meditation on Captain Kidd, and what he thinks will be a successful discovery of Kidd’s treasure buried along the Hudson River. Finally, his “Miscellaneous Narratives” primarily having to do with his adventures in the Royal Navy. A fascinating and little-known piece of Americana. First edition. Sabin 43461. Two vols. bound in antique style half calf with raised bands over marbled boards. VG

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      1.-2. Samling. Kbhvn.: C.A. Reitzel 1852-53. 63 + 68 s. Indb. i ét samt. hellrdbd. Indeholder førstetryk af "Aarets Historie", "Paa den yderste dag", "Det er ganske vist!", "Et godt Humeur", "Hjertesorg", "Alt paa sin rette Plads", "Nissen hos Spekhøkeren" og "Under Piletræet". Derudover fire historier, der tidligere har været trykt i tidsskrifter.. Begge smudstitelblade mangler. BFN 606 + 616

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      S. W. Richards Liverpool England 1852. Very Good Third Edition Hardcover Green stmped cloth, wear to corners and edges. Bright original end sheets front and back (yellow). Previous owners inscriptions (2) inside the front cover, Sarah Olsen of Manti, UT 1882-1955 and Alice Radell, Tooele, UT 1904-1961. First 40 pages show staining across bottom third of page, Does not effect text. Overall a very nice copy of this early doctrinal work. ; Full title reads, LETTERS EXHIBITING THE MOST PROMINENT DOCTRINES OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS - by Elder Orson Spencer, Chancellor of the Univeristy of Deseret and late President of the Church in Europe in reply to the Rev. William Crowell, A. M., Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Very scarce book. Flake 8327.; 4" x 5.75"; 244 pages

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        BOTANIQUE ? Organographie et taxonomie ? Histoire naturelle des familles végétales et des principales espèces suivant la classification de M. Adrien de Jussieu ? Avec l?indication de leur emploi dans les arts, les sciences et le commerce

      L. Curmer 1852 in 4° pp. 4 nn., XXVIII, 388; bross. edit. ill. Collana "Les trois regnes de la nature" importante opera che tratta i vegetali secondo tre punti di vista: 1° isolatamente, descrivendone forme e funzioni; 2° nel loro insieme, considerando le loro affinità e la loro nomenclatura; 3° nei loro rapporti con l'uomo nell'agricoltura, nella medicina, nell'arte e nell'industria. Splendido apparato iconografico composto da 30 tavv. f.t. colorate a mano e protette da veline, da 20 tavv. b/n f.t., e da mm. inc. b/n n.t., testatine e finalini. Lievi e rare fior.267/25

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        The Iris; An Illuminated Souvenir For Mdccclii

      . The focus of this edition is the drawings of Captain Eastman made during the nine years he was stationed among the Indian tribes in and around Fort Snelling. This volume contains no less than twelve chromolithographs printed in ten colors. Most of the text is by Mary Eastman. One contribution by Fredrika Bremer. Bound in full red leather, worn at extremities and chipped at head and heel of spine. Text pages show moderate foxing. Very good condition. Hard Cover. Book condition: Very Good

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        A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World.

      With a special map of each of the United States, Plans of Cities &c. Philadelphia, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co, 1852. Folio. Chromolithographic title with large vignette,+ hand-coloured frontispiece of the heights of the principal mountains and lengths of the principal rivers,+ contents list printed in red, black and gold,+ 73 hand-coloured lithographed maps, charts and city plans, of which one is double-page. Title partly loose, with worn edges. Worn publ. green marbled paper-covered boards with morocco title label lettered in gilt on front cover, worn red morocco spine. A famous atlas with hand-coloured maps of all the individual States and Territories in United States. The map of California shows counties in California and New Mexico for the first time. The Atlas concentrates on the American continent with 43 maps of the area, including a fine double-page east-to-west-coast map of the United States. The first edition of the atlas was published in 1846. Mitchell continued to publish it until 1850, when he sold the copyright to Cowperthwait & Co. of Philadelphia

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        Svensk skol-botanik, tvåhundrafemtio planscher och utförliga beskrifningar av svenska växter, utarbetad af K.

      Fr. Thedenius. 1-2. Stockholm, Zacharias Hæggström, (1852)-54. 8:o. 3-30,+ VIII,+ (148) s.+ 124 litogr. handkolorerade planscher; (2),+ (252) s.+ 126 litogr. handkolorerade planscher. Första delens titelblad med hål och senare papperslagning, med bokstäverna OT i titeln ersatta med handskrift. Lagerfläckig framförallt i inledningen, texten till plansch 152 med ful bläckfläck. Något senare hfrbd, guldornerade, något blekta ryggar. Två volymer. Krok s. 700:4. Ny titelupplaga. Planscherna trycktes 1852, och de nya titelbladen 1854. Finns utgiven i både helkolorerad, halvkolorerad och okolorerad. Detta är den halvkolorerade versionen

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        City of Toledo, Lucas Co. Ohio

      New York: Miller&#39;s Litho., 1852. Lithographed map, hand-coloured, sectioned and linen-backed. (Minor staining, tear repaired at an early date). Folds into publisher&#39;s brown cloth covers, covers blindstamped, upper cover titled in gilt, cloth ties, modern brown cloth chemise, all within brown morocco-backed cloth slipcase. 30 x 44 1/4 inches. The first printed map of Toledo, Ohio. This very rare cadastral map of Toledo shows the city at a critical point during its initial period of growth. Although the town was formed in 1833, development and settlement did not begin in earnest until after the completion of the Wabash and Erie Canal. In 1850, the population of Toledo was 3829; a decade later, population had increased nearly 260 percent to 13,768. The map, drawn on a large scale, shows the locations of each plot with ownership information, as well as the locations of specific buildings, roads, canals, railroad lines, etc. The map includes an inset view of Toledo Central High School at the lower left. An early owner has added several pencil annotations to this copy, including changes in ownership names and the route of the Toledo and St. Louis Railroad line. OCLC locates but three institutional holdings. Not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America.

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        Scritti Germanici di Dritto Crimale. Opera Che Puo Formar

      1852. [Mori, Francesco A., Editor and Translator]. Scritti Germanici di Dritto Crimale. Opera Che Puo Formar Seguito e Complimento Alla Teorica del Dritto Penale di A. Chauveau. Prima Versione Italiana con Note Riguardanti la Legislazione in Vigore nel Regno Delle Due Sicilie. Naples: Giovanni Pedone Lauriel, 1852. Two volumes bound as one, each with title page and index. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary quarter calf with gilt fillets and titles over marbled boards, speckled edges. Rubbing with some wear to extremities. Light foxing to most of text, which is otherwise clean and bright. A very nice copy of a rare title. * Reissue of a book first published in Livorno in four volumes from 1847 to 1847. This book is an anthology of writings by contemporary German criminologists, who were considered the leading practitioners in Europe. They are: Mittermeier, Rosshirt, Hofacker, Walter, Bauer, Waechter, Scheurlen, Zachariae, Kleinscrod, Friedrich, Hepp, Sander, Jagemann, Schenck, Geib and Hesse. Mori was a pioneering Italian criminologist. He was influenced by Adolphe Chauveau [1802-1869], an important French criminologist. KVK locates 4 copies. Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Collection of Autograph Sentiments in German, including Love Poems with drawings, preserved in a Green Velvet Book Box with Handcolored Sentimental Vignette on Upper Cover

      Altdorf Weingarten etc. Germany 1852 1862 Altdorf, Weingarten, etc. [Germany], 1852-1862. (COMMONPLACE BOOK) Obling 16mo. Handcolored scene of two children tending a sick dog within scalloped window on upper cover, chromolithograph pictorial sentiments on inside front cover and interior lid. Six printed sentiments (colored), one with embossed gilt floral decorations. 23 autograph verse quotations and sentiments in ink, in various neat hands, including two love poems (one with a colored floral border and one with a pencil portrait of a young man). Green velvet book book box with gilt- metal ornamental borders and corner pieces. Some minor rubbing. Contents generally fine . Charming and decorative mind-nineteenth-century German album of sentiments, most dated variously between 1852 and 1854. On the verso of a poem headed Trennung (Separation) and inscribed "Tobis seiner liebsten Anna" is a portait of a pensive young man and the caption "Jetzt bin ich's nicht mehr." One other note is signed and dated, "Anna Hehrner, im Weingarten, den 13 Mai 1862"

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        Encyclopedia of Architecture; Being a New and Improved Edition of Nicholson's Dictionary of the Science and Practice of Architecture, Building, Etc. (in 2 volumes)

      London: Peter Jackson, Late Fisher , Son & Co., 1852.. Cloth. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Complete in two volumes, including the plates (which were sometimes issued as a third volume). Handsome and strong bindings in crimson cloth with bright gold-on-black spine-labels. Marbled edges, somewhat faded. Outermost leaves foxed and some minor spots elsewhere. Outer margins toned. Occasional minor damage in the way of small tears and stains not affecting text or illustrations, but all-in-all an excellent pair. This is a heavy set which will cost a lot to post. Vol. I 516pp + plates; Vol. II604pp + plates.

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      1852. [32ND U.S. CONGRESS] OFFICERS OF THE LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD. REPORT OF THE OFFICERS CONSTITUTING THE LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD, CONVENED UNDER INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF THE LIGHT-HOUSE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNITED STATES, UNDER THE ACT OF MARCH 3, 1851. 32nd CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION, EXECUTIVE DOCUMENT NO. 28. Washington: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. 42 pp. Index to all 32nd Congressional documents + 760 pp. + 42 b/w plates, most folding, some large. 8vo., calf stamped in blind at edges of boards, one red (partially detached) and one black gilt morocco spine labels, the title reading "Senate Documents 1st S. 32d. Cong," with the numeral 6 stamped in black between the labels. Top of spine and center of spine scraped, small chip to crown. Small repair to rear board at top edge. Leather worn but supple. This single Senate document exhaustively covers the state of American lighthouses prior to the Civil War. The plates are for the most part in excellent condition, architectural drawings and engineering diagrams, with only one exhibiting a closed tear along the fold, and with only moderate to light occasional foxing. One small plate is detached, laid in. The endpapers show moderate to light foxing. Please inquire for more images.

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        The Blithedale Romance

      Ticknor Reed and Fields Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields. 1852. First. First American edition, first printing. First binding with "CO" on spine and copyright information on title page verso set between lines four and six of the preface. Contains advertisements dated July 1852 in the preliminaries. Preface dated May 1852. Brown cloth cover blind stamped on boards, gilt lettering on spine. Owner's name on front pastedown, cover edges are severely worn, joints cracked, loss to the spine ends, thus good only. Fiction; yet, based on memories Hawthorne had of Brook Farm while staying there in the year of 1841. .

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        Reseminnen från åren 1838-1844. + Reseberättelser och bref åren 1845-1849.

      Helsingfors, Finska Litteratur-Sällskapets Tryckeri, 1852-55. Två volymer, (8) + (3) + 320 + (5) + 1 blank; (5) + VI-VII + (3) + 463 + (2) + 1 blank. Första volymen innehåller frontispis (författarens litograferade porträtt) + 1 utvikbar litograferad karta + 1 litograferad plansch. Andra volymen innehåller 1 utvikbar litograferad karta + 1 litograferad plansch. Samtida marmorerade pappband. Exlibris (Gustaf Berndtsson). (Nordiska resor och forskningar 1-2.)

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Edward Everett") as Secretary of State, to novelist John Pendleton Kennedy, then Secretary of the Navy

      n.p. 11 nov 1852 n.p., 11 nov 1852. (MELVILLE, HERMAN) 12mo. 2 pp. pen-and-ink on folded sheet. Fine. Parker, Herman Melville, Volume 1: 1819-1851, pp. 341-343 . Secretary of State Edward Everett writes to Secretary of the Navy John Pendleton Kennedy on Justice Lemuel Shaw's behalf to recommend his son John Oakes Shaw for a position in the Navy. Oakes Shaw (as he was known) was the eldest son from his father's second marriage, to Hope Savage. He became the brother-in-law of Herman Meville when the author married Justice Shaw's daughter, Elizabeth, from his first marriage. In fact Oakes had truly disgraced his family when in 1844 he married an "inopportunely preganant Caroline (Caro) Sarah Cobb." Reading in full, "Mr. John O. Shaw of Boston a son of Chief Justice [Lemuel] Shaw of Massachusetts is desirous of being appointed a pursor in the Navy. His father, equally respectable as a Magistrate & a citizen, desires me to speak a good word for him. I have no knowledge of the young man, but I am sure the Chief Justice would not recommend him, if he did not think him fully qualified for the place"

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