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        Aksillisæt innuin nunejnnit. Billeder fra Grönland.

      Bianco Lunub, Kjóbenhavnime (København) 1852. 2+4 sider + fire håndkolorerede litografier dateret Jakobshavn 1847. Tekst på dansk og grønlandsk Tværformat. Orig. blåt kartonnage. Lidt svage false. Exlibris indsat.. Fra Bent Juel-Jensens bogsamling. Bibliographia Groenlandica s. 208, nr. 80. Oldendow s. 60f.** Denne lille bog er den første grønlandske billedbog overhovedet. Den er udført af lægen og kolonibestyreren Christian Rudolph, og de muntre og let naive illustrationer bærer titlerne "Det Indvendige af et grönlandsk Hus", "Grönlændere dandse i Mandskabsstuen", "Kirken og Lægens Bolig ved Iacobshavn" og "Iisblinken". Bogen findes også med illustrationer i sort, men er her med de kraftfulde koloreringer, der fremstår helt friske

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        A CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND. With a frontispiece by F. W. Topham.

      Three volumes. Original pictorial cloth, gilt. First edition set. First issues. Volume I had wear to head & heel of spine, with small loss of cloth; some spotting to endpapers, half-title and blank recto of frontispiece; one signature a little proud. Volume II has light spotting to endpapers, half-title and blank recto of frontispiece. Volume III has light spotting to recto of frontispiece. Volume I has two inscriptions on the half-title. The first reads, 'I give you this dear Wife on your Birthday for our little one, with the earnest hope that she may one day be enabled to read it with interest & profit. 7 Priory Terrace, March 12th 1852. The second inscription, probably by a descendent, is dated 1923. Some fading to the covers on the spines, but a very good set.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Braunschweigisches Post- und Eisenbahn-Taschenbuch für das Jahr 1853

      2 Abt. in 1 Band. Mit 4 gest. Tafeln, 4 (2 kolor.) lithogr. Tafeln sowie 6 ganzseitigen Holzstichen (davon 5 in der Paginierung von Teil 2). Braunschweig, Druck von F. M. Meinecke, (1852). Kl.-8vo. (12,4 x 10,1 cm). 1: 1 Bl., XVI S., 1 Bl., (11)-128 S. 2: 159 S., (1 S. Anzeige). Halbleinwandband d. Zt. (vorderer Orig.-Umschlag mit Holzschnitt-Vignette eingebunden). Seltener erster Jahrgang (von nur 2 Jg.) dieses Post-Almanachs. - W. Görges (1813-1894) war nach seinem Studium auf dem Collegium Carolinum von 1833 bis 1875 Beamter am Hofpostamt in Braunschweig. Der erste Teil enthält neben Fahrplänen u. Tarifen der Braunschweigischen Eisenbahnen u. Post, außerdem Reglements u. verschiedene Fachartikel zum deutschen Postwesen, darunter: "Das Rowland Hill'sche Portosystem vom deutschen Standpunkte", "Einführung gestempelter Brief-Couverts im Königreich Preußen", "Das Telegraphenwesen", "Uebergang der Württembergischen Posten in die Verwaltung des Staates". Im zweiten Teil findet sich Literarisches u. Anekdotisches zum Postwesen sowie die 6 humoristischen Holzschnitte. Außerdem Beiträge zur Erinnerung an das Namensfest von Maximilian Carl von Thurn und Taxis am 12. X. 1850. - Unter den Tafeln "Bahnhof in Prag", "Viaduct der Nordbahn" u. "Viaduct der Staatseisenbahn" (beide in Brünn), Porträt von Maximilian II. von Bayern sowie (koloriert) "Kurhessische Postbeamte" u. "Coburg-Gotha'scher Postillon". Braunschw. Biogr. Lex. II, S. 216. - Etwas braunfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        Journal of a Voyage in Baffin's Bay and Barrow Straits, in the years 1850-1851, performed by H.M. ships "Lady Franklin" and "Sophia", under the command of Mr. William Penny, in search of the missing crews of H.M. ships Erebus and Terror: with a Narrative of sledge excursions on the ice of Wellington Channel; and Observations on the Natural History and physical features of the Countries and frozen seas visited. By... Surgeon to the Expedition.

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1852.. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, lii, 506, (2 advertisement); viii, 363, (1), ccxxxiii, (i) pp. 6 lithographic plates, 4 in colour and 2 plain plates of fossils, plus 2 folding maps and 10 engravings in the text. Outer edge of one map browned and chipped, small bookseller's label of W.E. Pickering, Bath to paste downs. Original blue cloth, blind stamped decoration to covers, gilt spines, slight wear to spine ends, volume I recently recased, overall a very good copy of an unusual and scarce title. One of many expeditions to set off in search of John Franklin's lost party, Penny's ships reached as far as the Barrow Straits but failed to locate him. N.M.M. I 905. Sabin 93963.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        Tales of Mystery, Imagination, & Humour; and Poems. [First] + Second Series.

      Volume I in »Twentieth Thousand«. Illustrated with 26 + 16 engravings on wood. London, Henry Vizetelly, 1852; London, Clarke, Beeton, & Co., no date. Bound in one contemporary half leather binding with very small signs of use. XXIV + 256 + 251 pages. (Readable Book I and IX). Joints weak and with a little break at the foot.. According to the E.A. Poe Society of Baltimore this is the first illustrated edition of Poe's famous tales

      [Bookseller: Mandøes Antikvariat]
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