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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]

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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

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        ADDRESS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL UNION PARTY OF GEORGIA [and] ADDRESS OF A PORTION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO THE UNION DEMOCRACY AND UNION WHIGS, FRIENDS OF PIERCE AND KING.

      August 10, 1852], [Milledgeville?: - [4] pp, printed on rectos only. Folio sheet, folded to 8-1/4" x 10-1/4". Old folds, Very Good plus. Printed on blue paper, and signed at the end in type. The Constitutional Union Party announces [prematurely, as things turned out] "the complete triumph of their principles. in favor of the finality of the Compromise" of 1850. Lamar and his fellow Executive Committee members conclude that the Party should now dissolve and withdraw its electoral ticket, in order "to secure the vote of Georgia to Pierce and King," the Democratic presidential ticket. Because the Whig Party is reorganizing in Georgia, the Executive Committee urges solidarity with "those Union Whigs who stand identified with us in the support of the National Democratic Nominees." The Committee consisted of Lamar, B.H. Hill, Arthur Hood, Noel B. Knight, E.H. Pottle, John W. Owens, and George W. Thomas. Hill and Thomas did not sign the second Address.FIRST EDITION. De Renne 545. OCLC 5105225 [4- Emory, Duke, U GA, GA Hist. Soc.] as of March 2017. Not in Hummel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The new and complete bird-fancier, or Bird-fancier's recreation and delight ... assisted by G. Wright, ... A new edition, corrected and improved. London, H. Hogg (printed by Rider and Weed), [1816/17]. 12mo. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece illustrating 12 songbirds. Modern marbled boards.

      Swann, British Ornitholoy, p. 577; cf. Trinity Coll. Hartford, Ornith. Books, p. 239 (1852 ed.); not in BMC NH; Nissen, IVB; Ripley & Scribner; Strong; Wood; Zimmer. Rare edition (according to Swann the second by Thompson and second under this title) of a scarce little work, containing instructions for catching, feeding and rearing all the various sorts of songbirds. The history of this publication begins with George Write, The bird-fancier's recreation (London, 1728, with a 3rd edition in 1735), later revised as The complete bird-fancyer (London, ca. 1775/80?). The first edition revised by Thompson, already called "new and complete" was advertised in the London Gazette , 2 September 1786 (since the book itself is undated, catalogues give it various dates) and published by Alexander Hogg at 16 Paternoster Row. Thompson (1759-1811?), described then as the former gardener to the Duke of Ancaster, had already "made the management of birds his favourite study upwards of twenty years". The present edition is also undated, but appears to be published in 1816/17.A good copy, with only minor spotting.

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        Wigand's Conversations-Lexikon. Für alle Stände. Von einer Gesellschaft deutscher Gelehrten bearbeitet.

      Leipzig, Wigand 1846-1852. - 15 Bände. Gr. 8°. Grünes Leinen der Zeit, Rückenprägung in Gold. 1. Ausgabe, ganz gutes Exemplar. Peche/Seemann 139. Wigand (1795-1870) war Autor, Verleger und Vorstandsmitglied im Börsenverein. Sein Conversations-Lexikon ist aus der 9. Auflage des Brockhaus zusammengestellt, auch das Lexikon von Brüggemann wurde herangezogen (Wigand hatte die letzten vier Bände herausgegeben). Zischka: ' Liberal und zeitgeschichtlich sehr aufschlußreich'. Gelenke in Band 1 gelockert, vereinzelt leicht gebräunt und gelegentlich stockfleckig. Gleichmäßige Reihe, komplett nicht häufig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Falconry in the Valley of the Indus.

      London:: John van Voorst, 1852.. 8vo. xii, 107, [ads.] 8 pp. 4 half-tone lithographic plates drawn by Joseph Wolf; frontispiece with minor spot stain. Original blind stamped brown cloth, gilt spine; neatly rebacked with original spine laid down. Very good. QUITE SCARCE IN ORIGINAL CLOTH. FIRST EDITION, printed in an edition of 500 copies, but attracted little notice amongst readers. “This book is today considered a classic, although 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 of Burton's temperament. The work is set in the Sind during 1845 and 1846, when Burton enjoyed many happy hours hunting with the region's accomplished falconers.” – Casada. ¶ “In 1852 Burton brought out Falconry in the Valley of the Indus. This sport (he called it an art) had interested him since, as a boy, he had starved a hawk to death trying to train it. He had studied the literature on the subject while at Oxford and he had practiced falconry in Sind. But more than falconry was included in the thin … volume. Burton added a brief autobiography and an interesting postscript, in which he deplored the low taste of the British reader (his first three books had not sold) and he told how he had been cautioned … against ‘extreme opinions' and condemned for his ‘disregard of those well-established rules of moderation which no one can transgress with impunity': advice he never took…” After 25 years on the market the publisher inventory of this book still have 257 copies unsold. “Curiously enough, the book was never remaindered and nearly sixty years after its publication … it could still be procured from the successors of the publisher.” – Farwell, pp. 54-55. ¶ This is the author's fourth book. Brodie states: “[this is] a short hunting book, with ethnological overtones, valuable today especially for the autobiographical material in the appendix.” – Brodie, p. 73. ¶ The illustrations by Wolf are particularly fine and depict the thrill of the hunt magnificently. The often admired frontispiece portrays a goshawk dramatically taking down a gazelle. Only 500 copies of the first edition were published, and it is rarely seen for sale, especially a nice copy in the original cloth. ¶ Casada, Sir Richard F. Burton, A Bibliographical Study, no. 34; Penzer, An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton, p. 41. See: Fawn M. Brodie, The Devil Drives, (1967); Byron Farwell, Burton; a biography of Sir Richard Francis Burton, (1988).

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        Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz. Fortgesetzt von Hofrath Dr. G. H. v. Schubert und Professor Dr. J. A. Wagner. In Verbindung mit Dr. L. Pfeiffer, Dr. Philippi und Dr. Dunker neu herausgegeben und vervollständigt. Die Gattungen Paludina, Hydrocaena und Valvata. In Abbildungen nach der Natur.

      Nürnberg, Bauer und Raspe (Julius Merz), 1852-[1853]. 4to. Title page to the series, title page and half title to the part, 96 pp., 14 finely hand-coloured engraved plates. Original boards with printed label pasted on the front board.l Rare part of the largest and longest-running malacological series, started by the German malacologist Heinrich Carl Küster (1807-1876, also the author of this part) in 1837 and abandoned in 1920. According to the label on the front board, this part deals with Paludina, or Section I. [Lieferung 21], with "12 Textbogen und 14 fein gemalte Tafeln". According to the collation given in "2400 years of Malacology" (Annex 2: p. 20) this is the complete part I(21). It does include I(21a), which is an early 20th century sequel by Wilhelm Kobelt. It contains the descriptions and illustrations of the then known species of Valvatidae, Hydrocenidae, and Viviparidae. Small label with the handwritten text "386/Bibliothek/Prof. A. Mousson" in the lower inner corner of the front wrapper verso. Johann Rudolf Albert Mousson (1805-1890) was a French-born Swiss malacologist. Text pages a bit toned, and some with a few spots. First plate toned, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Nissen ZBI, 2723.

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        BAYERN. - Stumpf, Pleickhard. Bayern. Ein geographisch-statistisch-historisches Handbuch des Königreiches.

      (Mchn., Verlags-Expedition des "geographisch-statistisch-historischen Handbuches", -53) 1852 - 22,5 x 15,5 cm. 1088 S. Mit 300 Textabbildungen in Holzstich. HLdr. d. Zt. 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. - Einband berieben. Minimal gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States. Including: JONES, George . United States Japan expedition. Observations on the zodiacal light, from April 2, 1853, to April 22, 1855, made chiefly on board the United States steam-frigate Mississippi, during her late cruise in eastern seas, and her voyage homeward: with conclusions from the data thus obtained; ...Washington, A.O.P. Nicholson, 1856. 3 volumes. 4to. With over a hundred lithographed (some tinted) and wood-engraved plates, several hand-coloured, hundreds of wood-engravings in text and 39 maps and charts, several folding. Publisher's blind-blocked cloth.

      Cordier, Japonica, col. 513; Cordier, Sinica, cols. 2122-2123 & 2511; Sabin 30968; Wenckstern I, 620. First and only complete edition of the official account of the United States Japan Expedition (1852-1854). Under the leadership of commodore Matthew C. Perry a fleet consisting of several battleships (some steam-powered) had travelled to Japan and, by threat of force, had opened diplomatic relations and negotiated a trade agreement with the Japanese Empire. The official account of the two journeys that formed part of the expedition was published in 1856 in the present luxurious three-volume edition and subsequently in shorter and cheaper popular editions. This first edition consists not only of an account of the travels along Africa, South-East Asia (including the Ryukyu Islands) to Japan, but also contains numerous scientific reports by members of the expedition on matters relating to natural history, economy and ethnography. All of this is lavishly illustrated with wood-engravings and lithographs, mostly made after drawings by the expedition's official artist, William Heine. These include a lithograph of a Japanese bathhouse in Shimoda, "where the sexes mingled indiscriminately, unconscious of their nudity" (vol. 1, p. 405). Since this image did not "impress the Americans with a very favorable opinion of the morals of the inhabitants" this illustration was removed from all subsequent editions. The third volume is entirely devoted to the observations made by George Jones on the zodiacal light, each of the hundreds of observations illustrated with a star chart.Spines faded and binding slightly worn; binding of volume 1 somewhat loose. Browned throughout with some spots, especially near page 155 of volume 1; a very good set.

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        The Fiscal History of Texas. Embracing an Account of Its Revenues, Debts, and Currency, from the Commencement of the Revolution in 1834 to 1851-52. With Remarks on American Debt

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo and Co, 1852. First edition, second issue. 327 pp. + 32 pages of ads, 1-20 and 23-34 as issued. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blind-stamped cloth. Spine sunned slightly, spine ends bumped and frayed, lightly foxed throughout, bibliographical notes tipped onto rear free endpaper. Very good. First edition, second issue. 327 pp. + 32 pages of ads, 1-20 and 23-34 as issued. 1 vols. 8vo. "The standard account of the financial history of the Texas Revolution, this book is much more interesting reading than the title suggests, mixing humor, anecdotes, and historical sidelights with statistics, finance, and fiscal theory ... Although the Texans did not understand currency and bond trading, Gouge remarks, they were masters at land trading. They financed their revolution and populated their republic with land" (Jenkins). Sabin 28071; Basic Texas Books 77A; Rader 1634; Raines, p. 96

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        Recherches bibliographiques et critiques sur les éditions originales des ci EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: L. Potier, 1852. Fine. L. Potier, Paris 1852, 16,5x25cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires imprimés sur grand vélin. binding en demi maroquin marron chocolat à coins, spine à cinq nerfs ornés de doubles caissons dorés aux centres desquels le chiffre couronné et doré de Clément de Ris est répété cinq fois, date dorée en queue, enacrdement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins, binding légèrement postérieure signée de Dupré. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant principalement quelques témoins de certains feuillets. Ex-dono et indication manuscrite à la plume de Clément de Ris en tête d'une garde et en son regard. Exemplaire en grand papier agréablement établi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires imprimés sur grand vélin. Reliure en demi maroquin marron chocolat à coins, dos à cinq nerfs ornés de doubles caissons dorés aux centres desquels le chiffre couronné et doré de Clément de Ris est répété cinq fois, date dorée en queue, petites traces de frottements sur les mors, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins, coins supérieurs émoussés, reliure légèrement postérieure signée de Dupré. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant principalement quelques témoins de certains feuillets. Ex-dono et indication manuscrite à la plume de Clément de Ris en tête d'une garde et en son regard. Exemplaire en grand papier agréablement établi.

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        Report of the Secretary of War: communicating in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, the report of Lieutenant Colonel Graham on the subject of the boundary line between the United States and Mexico

      n.p., Washington [D.C.] 1852 - 250 pp. Illus. with two b/w folding maps, and one folding profile. 32nd Congress, 1st Session, Senate Ex. Doc 121. August 31, 1852. "In addition to reporting his troubles with John R. Bartlett, Graham included information and reports on southern New Mexico and Lt. Amiel Whipple's reports on the survey of the Gila River," Wagner-Camp. The folding chart is of the Barometric Profile of the Route from San Antonio to the Copper Mines of Santa Rita, New Mexico in 1851. Provenance: Kenneth E. Hill (bookplate). Sabin 28215. Graff 1609. Howes G286. Wagner-Camp 212. Wheat, Transmississippi West III 717, 718. Raines 96. Eberstadt 103-113. Scattered foxing else a near fine copy, small bookplate on front pastedown, some marginal creases and tears to profile. Half modern tan morocco over marbled boards, two raised bands, gilt title, wrappers bound in [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States. Including: JONES, George . United States Japan expedition. Observations on the zodiacal light, from April 2, 1853, to April 22, 1855, made chiefly on board the United States steam-frigate Mississippi, during her late cruise in eastern seas, and her voyage homeward: with conclusions from the data thus obtained; ...Washington, A.O.P. Nicholson, 1856. 3 volumes. 4to. With over a hundred lithographed (some tinted) and wood-engraved plates, several hand-coloured, hundreds of wood-engravings in text and 39 maps and charts, several folding. Publisher's blind-blocked cloth.

      Cordier, Japonica, col. 513; Cordier, Sinica, cols. 2122-2123 & 2511; Sabin 30968; Wenckstern I, 620. First and only complete edition of the official account of the United States Japan Expedition (1852-1854). Under the leadership of commodore Matthew C. Perry a fleet consisting of several battleships (some steam-powered) had travelled to Japan and, by threat of force, had opened diplomatic relations and negotiated a trade agreement with the Japanese Empire. The official account of the two journeys that formed part of the expedition was published in 1856 in the present luxurious three-volume edition and subsequently in shorter and cheaper popular editions. This first edition consists not only of an account of the travels along Africa, South-East Asia (including the Ryukyu Islands) to Japan, but also contains numerous scientific reports by members of the expedition on matters relating to natural history, economy and ethnography. All of this is lavishly illustrated with wood-engravings and lithographs, mostly made after drawings by the expedition's official artist, William Heine. These include a lithograph of a Japanese bathhouse in Shimoda, "where the sexes mingled indiscriminately, unconscious of their nudity" (vol. 1, p. 405). Since this image did not "impress the Americans with a very favorable opinion of the morals of the inhabitants" this illustration was removed from all subsequent editions. The third volume is entirely devoted to the observations made by George Jones on the zodiacal light, each of the hundreds of observations illustrated with a star chart.Spines faded and binding slightly worn; binding of volume 1 somewhat loose. Browned throughout with some spots, especially near page 155 of volume 1; a very good set.

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        SMITH'S ILLUSTRATED ASTRONOMY, Designed for the Use of the Public or Common Schools in the United States

      New York: Cady & Burgess, 1852. Hardcover. Good. Illustrated with numerous original diagrams (frontispiece, with 28 full-page plates and a textual illustration). New York: Cady & Burgess, 1852. Tenth edition. In his preface, Smith writes "It has been the object of the author of this little manual of Astronomical science, to present all the distinguishing principles in physical Astronomy with as few words as possible; but with such occular demonstrations, by way of diagrams and maps, as shall make the subject easily understood." This visual approach made Smith's Illustrated Astronomy the most popular American astronomy book of the 19th century, and it remains one of the most historically and artistically important manifestations of astral iconography. Quarto. The original pictorial paper-covered boards have been expertly rebacked with a new black morocco spine. Some occasional mild soiling to the contents, with the typical minor offsetting opposite the plates. The boards are shelfworn and soiled, with a minor scratch to the front panel and a few small stains.

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        Tableau de Paris EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Paulin et Le Chevalier, 1852. Fine. Paulin et Le Chevalier, Paris 1852, in-folio (26,5x38cm), 388pp. ; 396pp., 2 tomes en un volume relié. - Edition 1500 illustrated engravings after designs of Blanchard, Cham, Gavarni, French, Gradville, Pauquet, Lami, Vernet ... including two double-page engravings, views of Paris in a straight line and a plane paris in 1853. Bound in half red vintage shagreen. Back with false nerves decorated with cold boxes, nets and on between nerves, and wheels and tail head. Friction copings, joints, nerves and corners. Corners bumped. A few scattered spots early in the book on paper remained fresh. Superb publication, abundantly illustrated the Paris of the early Second Empire in the early Haussmann transformations. The descriptive and historical chapters proceed by characteristic places: the Champs-Elyzées, boulevards, The College of the Sorbonne, the Pont Neuf, Luxembourg and by themes: colleges, foundlings, grisettes and courtesans ... - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée de 1500 gravures d'après les dessins de Blanchard, Cham, Gavarni, Français, Gradville, Pauquet, Lami, Vernet... dont deux gravures sur double page, une vue de Paris à vol d'oiseau et un plan de Paris en 1853. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge d'époque. Dos à faux nerfs orné de caissons à froid, de filets sur et entre les nerfs, et de roulettes en queue et tête. Frottements en coiffes, mors, nerfs et coins. Coins émoussés. Quelques rousseurs éparses en début d'ouvrage sur un papier demeuré bien frais. Superbe publication, abondamment illustrée du Paris du début du Second Empire, au début des transformations haussmaniennes. Les chapitres descriptifs et historiques procèdent par lieux caractéristiques : Les Champs-Elyzées, les boulevards, Le collège de la Sorbonne, le Pont-Neuf, le Luxembourg et par thèmes : les collèges, les enfants trouvés, les grisettes et les lorettes...

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        La marquise Cornélia d'Alfi, ou le Lac d'Annecy et ses environs.

      Annecy, Typ. et lith. F. Saillet, 1852, - pt. in-8vo, XX + 396 p., couv. orig. imprimée conservée, signature manuscr. en-tête ?Alexandre Leleux?, reliure en demi-veau, pièce de titre pourpre au dos, dos orné en or, lég. frottements tout en haut du dos et aux coins. En bas du dos on trouve le nom doré ?Alexandre Leleux? (malgré le manque d'indication les reliures de sa bibl. sont de Arne Asper à Genève). Bel exemplaire. Edition originale de ce roman. Dans l'appendice on trouve l'indication sommaire de quelques-unes des promenades les plus intéressantes des environs d'Annécy.?Les Bornes sont prolongées au sud de la vallée du Fier par le massif bien isolé de la Tournette (2351m), montagne chère au coeur des Anneciens, au panorama exceptionnel et aux itinéraires variés, dont l'ascension fait le "clou" d'un roman d'Eugène Sue (1804-1857) «La Marquise Cornelia d'Alfi», écrit après son exil en Savoie (Dictionnaire de la Montagne).?L'édition originale est peu courante?, Il (L'auteur) vécut les dernières années de sa vie en Savoie, sur les bords du lac d'Annecy, ou il mourut en 1857. (Perret).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 4168. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Uncle Tom's Cabin, TRUE FIRST EDITION (Vol II only)

      Jewett 1852 - Jewett, 1852. Hardcover. 1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING. No mention of printing number on copyright page. VOLUME II ONLY. CONDITION: Good. The book is in solid, good condition for its age. Some moisture staining to pages, spine lean. Sunning to part of front board. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Études sur la famille des Vespides. [Part] I. Monographie des guêpes solitaires ou de la tribu des euméniens comprenant la classification et la description de toutes les espèces connues jusqu'a ce jour, et servant de complément au manuel de Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau. [Part] II. Monographie des Guêpes sociales ou de la tribu des vespiens, ouvrage faisant suite à la monographie des guêpes solitaires. [Part] III. Monographie des fausses guêpes, ou de la tribu des masariens.

      - Genève et Paris, J. Cherbuliez, V. Masson, 1852 [1853]-1858. Three parts in two (text and atlas). Large 8vo (23.6 x 15.3 cm). l, 286; 4, cxcix [i], 256; 352 [iii] pp. (and a loose errata leaf numbered xxiv, tipped in); 77 engraved plates with explanatory text leaves, of which 54 are nicely hand-coloured, drawn by Saussure himself, Nicoulaud, and others. Uniform contemporary half calf with gilt titles on spines. Original printed front wrappers of volume I and the first two atlas volumes bound in.l Very rare monumental monograph on wasps that is seldom seen in a complete state. The work contains numerous descriptions and fine illustrations of new and little known species. Several nests (often with cross-sections) are also illustrated, as is a schematic view of the phylogeny of the groups. Nissen quotes 78 plates, including "VI bis", but in his instruction to the binders De Saussure specifically calls for 77 plates as in this set; there is no mention of a VI bis plate. The collation of Horn-Schenkling is confusing and incorrect. Plates uncut. The title on the spines is in English. Rebacked with the old spine mounted and with markings of removed tape on one of the volumes. Bookplate pasted in on front. Some pencil marks in the text. The text is rather foxed, and the coloured plates have a bit of foxing in the margins; some are more evenly toned. Nevertheless, in all, a good set. Not a single auction record found in the past 50 years. Horn-Schenkling, 18922, 18927, 18929; Nissen ZBI, 3594. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE OF SAN FRANCISCO. METCALF vs. ARGENTI et al. SPEECHES OF R.A. LOCKWOOD, ESQ.

      San Francisco. 1852. - 48pp. Modern three-quarter morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Slight shelf wear. Bookplate on front pastedown. A bit of foxing, light stain in gutter of titlepage. Very good. An important event in the history of the first Vigilance Committee. Rufus Lockwood was Metcalf's lawyer in this bizarre case. Metcalf, a drayman, was accused of stealing goods he was transporting. In the middle of the night, Argenti and a Vigilance Committee group came to Metcalf's house and violently searched it for "stolen items," material actually in a warehouse in transit. Metcalf sued Argenti and his band for damages. The verdict of the case was $200 in compensation for Metcalf, significantly less than the $20,000 he requested. "These speeches of Lockwood are required reading for anyone wishing to understand the dark and cruel side of the activities of the Vigilance Committee" - Streeter. SABIN 41752. COHEN 12019. GREENWOOD, CALIFORNIA IMPRINTS 333. STREETER SALE 2713. COWAN p.394. GRAFF 2521. HOWES L420.

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        The Iris: An Illuminated Souvenir, for MDCCCLII

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1852. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover with decorative full-leather boards, 1852, octavo, 298pp., illustrated in color with 12 chromolithographic plates of Native Americans at Ft. Shelling in upper Mississippi. Book VG with rubbing to boards and spine, some cracking to outer spine hinges, handsome gilt decorations to boards and title on spine, binding tight, previous owner's plate to front pastedown, signatures to front endpapers, otherwise text unmarked but with foxing throughout, handsome gilt edges of text block. No DJ, but in protective mylar wrap.

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        Ritratto di Mancini Antonio, pittore ( Albano Laziale 1852 - Roma 1930).

      1852. Olio su tela. Cm. 64 X 40.

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        Chronicles of England, France, Spain,

      London: Henry G. Bohn,, 1852. And the adjoining countries, from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Translated from the French editions with variations and additions from many celebrated mss. by Thomas Johnes. To which are prefixed a life of the author, an essay on his works and a criticism on his history. In two volumes. 2 volumes, large octavo (238 x 166 mm). Recent red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, titles and decoration to spines gilt in compartments, vignette of knight to front covers, gilt frame to covers, turn-ins and edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Illuminated chromolithograph frontispieces and divisional titles in both volumes, chromolithograph title page in vol. 1, with 70 similar plates by Henry Noel Humphreys, all with paper guards, and numerous wood engravings in the text. A fine set. A handsomely bound set of Johnes's translation of Froissart's chronicle of the Hundred Years' War. The first edition of Johnes's translation was published in four volumes at the translator's own press in Hafod between 1803 and 1810; the first edition containing the three preliminary essays published in 1839. The superb chromolithograph plates by Noel Humphreys were first published in William Smith's edition of 1844–45. Froissart's chronicle is considered one of the most important sources for the history of medieval Europe and chivalric culture. Originally written in French in the late 14th century it circulated widely in manuscript, with lavishly illuminated copies especially popular among nobles and clergyman, and was first printed in Paris by Anthoine Vérard circa 1495. An edition in English, translated from a Latin abridgement, did not appear until 1608. Johnes "remains the only man to have undertaken the formidable task of translating Froissart's Chronicles in their entirety, and the appearance of subsequent editions until 1906 testifies to their worth" (ODNB).

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        VANDRINGAR GENOM VERLDEN OCH NATUREN. EN FAMILJBOK FÖR ALLA SAMHÄLLSKLASSER FÖRSTA ÅRGÅNGEN. 1852. Med Planscher. VANDRINGAR GENOM VERLDEN OCH NATUREN. EN FAMILJBOK FÖR ALLA SAMHÄLLSKLASSER ANDRA ÅRGÅNGEN. 1853. Med 38 planscher. VANDRINGAR GENOM VERLDEN OCH NATUREN. EN FAMILJBOK FÖR ALLA SAMHÄLLSKLASSER JEMTE ARKIF FÖR SKÖN KONST. TREDJE ÅRGÅNGEN. 1854. Med 13 stålstick, 84 utmärkta xylografer och en karta.

      Inbunden bok. PHILIPP J. MEYER. 1 1 1 uppl. 1852 1853 1854. 289 308 288 s. Inbunden. Mycket gott skick. Tre unika artefakter från mitten av 1800 - talet! För dig som hyser genuint köpintresse ordnar vi en privat visning. .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Berlin, 8. VI. 1852.

      1852. 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. "So eben von meiner kleinen Reise zurück gekehrt finde ich Ihren Brief und beeile mich ihn dahin zu beantworten daß ich bereit bin alle Ihre Wünsche zu erfüllen; es wäre gut gewesen mir zu verschweigen in welcher Gesellschaft ich dort erscheinen soll. Meinen Zeitgenossen gegenüber fühle ich mich keineswegs gebeugt, wenn ich aber an die Alten denke so überkömt mir ein Streben, und tief gedemüthigt ja vernichtet stehe ich vor mir selber [...]". - Cornelius, "einer der bedeutendsten Maler des romantischen Klassizismus" (DBE), war u. a. an der Gestaltung der Fresken der neuerbauten Glyptothek in München beteiligt. 1825 übernahm er das Direktorium der Akademie in München, ließ sich endgültig dort nieder und wurde 1825 geadelt.

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        3 Small Watercolors Attributed to A.C. Beaman, 1852

      1852. Three (3) different scenes of family life at home with loving scenes of parents, grandparents and children. Well excecuted with fine detail Vivid Color.

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        Der Twingherren-Streit, 1470. Der bernischen Jugend gewidmet auf den Neujahrstag 1839. - Angebunden: Neujahrs-Blatt, der bernischen Jugend gewidmet für die Jahre 1840, 1843, 1846, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852.

      Bern: Huber 1839-1852. - 9 Hefte in 1 Band gebunden. Gr.-8°. 213 S., 9 Kupfertafeln. Halbleinen (Beschriftungsschildchen auf Rücken, im Schnitt etwas braunfleckig, Textseiten teilweise leicht stockfleckig, Kupfertafeln vermehrt stockfleckig). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Schloss zu Heidelberg, hrg. von Friedrich Sauerwein (Architekt 1843 - 1903), mit Text von Marc Rosenberg (1852-1930)

      100 Tafeln nach photographischen Aufnahmen in Lichtdruck ausgeführ, 6 Seiten Text, 38x53, dunkle OHLn-Mappe KOMPLETTES EXEMPLAR dieses sehr seltenen Titels, der Einband unfrisch, das Papier gebräunt, teilweise mit Randeinrissen und -Läsuren ohne Beeinträchtigungen der Motive, das Abbildungsmaterial mit Außen- und Innenansichten der verschiedenen Gebäuden und Räumen sowie Statuen an den Gebäuden

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        ALS. N. d., 15. X. 1852.

      1852. 2 SS. 4to. "Eine außerordentlich große Freude hat mir Ihre freundliche Zusendung, das von mir schon seit Jahren verehrenden [!] Gedichtes gemacht, und indem ich Ihnen für das ehrenvolle Vertrauen meinen Dank sage, freue ich mich Ihnen zugleich mittheilen zu können daß ich bereits schon früher einige Compositionen zu dem herrlichen Gedichte gemacht und mit dem größten Vergnügen bereit bin Ihre treffliche Uibersetzung mit meinen Zeichnungen zu vervollständigen [...]". - Folded horizontally, with slight damage to edges.

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        La Basilica di S. Antonio di Padova.

      Coi tipi di Antonio Bianchi, Padova, 1852. 2 v. (XVI, 308, CLXX p., [37] carte di tav.; 513, XXIX p., [14] carte di tav.), 36 cm, mezza pelle rossa con dorso a quattro nervi, fregi ai piatti e al dorso. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo, più evidenti alla legatura che presenta qualche piccola spellatura più evidente al piatto posteriore del I volume. Esemplare buono con piacevole legatura coeva completo in tutte le sue parti.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed, To Jeremiah Morrow, Cincinnati, August 10..

      1852. Memories of Ohio Governor Jeremiah Morrow by by an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court McLean, John [1785-1861]. [Adair, Robert F.]. Morrow, Jeremiah (1771-1852)]. [Autograph Letter, Signed, To Robert F. Adair, Cincinnati, OH, August 10, 1852]. Single leaf folded to form bifolium and a single leaf, all 10-1/2" x 8-1/2," franked on verso of single leaf. Content in neat hand to rectos and versos of bifolium leaves. Light toning, vertical and horizontal fold lines, small losses at wax seal causing very small text loss, but no loss of legibility, minor edgewear and a few short tears to margins. This letter is accompanied by a contemporary 4-1/2" x 3-1/2" copperplate portrait of McLean (on a 9" x 6" leaf). $950. * A substantive 4-1/2 page letter by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean about late Ohio congressman, senator, and governor, Jeremiah Morrow, who died five months earlier. McLean had served in Congress with Morrow. Appointed by President Andrew Jackson, McLean is best remembered today as the senior Supreme Court justice, and one of only two justices, who dissented in Dred Scott v. Sanford. During the 1850s, when Chief Justice Roger B. Taney was frequently ill, McLean who presided over the Court. In this letter, McLean replies to a query about Morrow from Robert F. Adair and here appends a four-page memoir of his late friend. Robert F. Adair of Maysville, Kentucky may possibly be silversmith Robert Farriss Adair (1833-1907). Justice McLean writes: "Many years ago I was well acquainted with Mr. Morrow, having served with him in Washington, and lived in the same county with him in Ohio." McLean directs Adair to write to "Howard Dunlevy Esquire" who lived only six miles from Governor Morrow. Almost like a postscript, McLean writes "[a] very hasty sketch of Morrow." Much more than a sketch, it almost four pages in length and includes biographical facts and, more interestingly, personal observations, anecdotes and judgments.

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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.l 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux.

      1852. 158679 GRANDVILLE, J.J. Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux. [4], 220 pp. With engraved title-page and 24 plates. 4to., 295 x 208 mm. Bound in contemporary half morocco over boards. Paris: M.M. Maresq and Gustave Havard, 1852. |~||~||~||~||~| Second Edition of a Grandville masterpiece, a fantastic example of anthropomorphic illustration and an important precursor of surrealism. These illustrations represent some of Grandville's most memorable creations. Many of the plates are of single figures, but there are also satirical scenes of everyday life, monsters, animals looking at politicians caged at the zoo, etc. The texts contained herein were written by such notable authors as Balzac, Charles Nodier, George Sand and Louis Viardot, Hetzel, who published the first edition in 1842, was the the motivating force behind this work, which he undertook in order to "give words to Grandville's marvellous animals, and to join our pen with his pencil, thereby coming to his assistance in criticizing the aberrations of our epoch, and by preference among these aberrations, those which are of every period and every country." Gordon N. Ray writes: "Through Grandville's animals, Hetzel and his colleagues offered a witty and telling commentary on contemporary politics and personalities." The illustrations contained in this work are some of the most memorable creations of Grandville. Most of Grandville's plates are of single figures, but there are also satirical scenes of everyday life, monsters, animals looking at politicians caged at the zoo, etc. Originally published in 1842 in two volumes, this edition was reset with the text in two columns in order to be able to issue it in one volume. Apart from the occasional insignificant spot, this is an almost pristine copy. One of the most charming examples of zoomorphic illustration and an important precursor of surrealism. Ray 194. Carteret III, 552-59. Rebeyrat, Catalogue bibliographique et bibliophilique in: J.-J. Grandville (1985) pp. 289-90.

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        Some Accounts of the Antiquities, Coins, Manuscripts, Rare Books, Ancient Documents and other Reliques, Illustrative of the Life and Works of Shakespeare

      London [Brixton Hill]: Printed for Private Circulation 1852 - VERY SCARCE Signed by John Halliwell New spine - with old spine poorly laid down on top, very foxed throughout but very scarce item - cannot find another. Original boards with blind stamped decoration - containing a list of 120 reliques in 135 pages of text. Externally: good Internally: good. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BRIGHAM YOUNG | NORAH O'NEAL No. 648

      Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 and 6 Chadderton St, Oldham Road, (n. d.). 1st printing (presumed), ca 1852 - early 1860s. Paper age-toned, and brittle. Much edge chipping. A Good copy only.. Broadside songster, printed in two columns, with vertical rule of typographical ornaments as column separator. Woodcut of couple hugging, above 'NORAH O'NEAL'. 9-1/4" x 7-1/3" "Now, Brigham Young is a Mormon old, And leader of the roaring Rams, He's shepherd of a heap, of the Top-sheep, And a prime lot of pretty young Lambs; And he lives with his five and forty wives, In the city of the great Salt Lake. Where they breed and swarm, like hens upon a farm, And cackle like ducks to a drake" So begins this 6-stanza, 52-line anti-mormon songster, focusing on Young's polygamist ways. Dated from Young's 45th wife [1852], and OCLC entries for Pearson on Chadderton St [1860 - 1865]. No copies found on OCLC, nor in the Flake/Draper 2 volume Mormon bibliography. Rare.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE FENELON EN 10 TOMES (1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10).

      J. LEROUX ET JOUBY 1852 - ROD0109500: 10 TOMES : 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10 : environ 740 pages par tome. Etiquette collée sur les coiffes en tête. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Tampon sur les pages de titre et les pages 25. Manque les dernières pages et le second plat du tome 1. Ouvrage désolidarisé en deux parties pour le tome 2, le tome 7 et le tome 10. Second plat désolidarisé du tome 3. Tome 6 désolidarisé en 3 parties. Premier plat désolidarisé du tome 9. Manque premier plat du tome 10. Certains ouvrages sont en latin. 3 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES - TOME 1 (HISTOIRE LITTERAIRE DE FENELON / TRAITE DE L'EXISTENCE ET DES ATTRIBUTS DE DIEU / TRAITE DU MINISTERE DES PASTEURS) + TOME 2 (DE SUMMI PONTIFICIS AUCTORITATE / LETTRES SUR LA GRACE ET LA PREDESTINATION / LETTRES SUR L'ECRITURE SAINTE) + TOME 3 (OUVRAGE SUR LE QUIETISME / DISSERTATIO DE AMORE PURO / EPISTOLE DE EADEM CONTROVERSIA) + TOME 4 (OUVRAGE SUR LE JANSENISME / LETTRES SUR L'ORDONNANCE DU CARDINAL DE NOAILLES / LETTRES CONTRE UN NOUVEAU SYSTEME SUR LE SILENCE RESPECTUEUX) + TOME 5 (LETTRE SUR L'INFAILLIBILITE DE L'EGLISE TOUCHANT LES TEXTES DOGMATIQUES / ORDONNANCE ET INSTRUCTION PASTORALE CONTRE LA THEOLOGIE DE CHALONS / LETTRES SUR DIVERS POINTS DE SPIRITUALITE) + TOME 6 (OUVRAGE DE MORALE ET DE SPIRITUALITE / MANUEL DE PIETE / FABLES / POESIES / L'ODYSSEE) + TOME 7 (VIES DES ANCIENS PHILOSOPHES / EXAMEN DE CONSCIENCE SUR LES DEVOIRS DE LA ROYAUTE / ESSAI PHILOSOPHIQUE SUR LE GOUVERNEMENT CIVIL) + TOME 8 (LETTRES ET MEMOIRES SUR LA JURIDICTION DE L'ARCHEVEQUE DE CAMBRAI ET SUR LES AFFAIRES DE L'EGLISE DE TOURNAI) + TOME 9 (CORRESPONDANCE SUR L'AFFAIRE DU QUIETISME) + TOME 10. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos très frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Konvolut bestehend aus 9 Manuskripten, 7 Briefen und 8 Postkarten.

      Kralik, Richard, Schriftsteller (1852-1934). 8 eigenh. Postkarten, 7 davon mit U., 7 eigenh. Briefe mit U., 8 Manuskripte, 3 Kuverts. Eine Postkarte undatiert, sonst Briefe und Postkarten von 9. X. 1913 bis 16. XI. 1919. Manuskripte undatiert. Verschiedene Formate. Zus. ca. 101 Seiten. - Adressiert an (und aus dem Nachlass von) Joseph Eberle, Redakteur bei der Reichspost und Herausgeber der katholischen Zeitschrift "Schönere Zukunft" 1884-1947). Manuskripte zur Veröffentlichung in der Reichspost, bei welcher Eberle den Bereich "Allgemeine Kultur und religiöse Fragen" leitete. (7. IX. 1919:) "Es gibt keinen Autor, der nicht von einem mißwollenden Leser hingerichtet werden könnte dagegen hilft keine Vorsicht. Als ich vor Jahren meine apologtischen Gespräche über Religion in Jos. Mosers "Schul- u. Elternztg." veröffentlichte, erhielt Moser auch von einem Ordenspriester, der mich aber wiederholt in gedrückten Kritiken überschwenglich gelobt hat, bedenkliche Briefe, so daß mir nachträglich die Herausgabe in Buchform verleidet war. Und nun sagte mir vor kurzem Seminardirektor Gustav Müller, ihm habe ein Priester gesagt, daß er noch jetzt diese alten Kapitel bei Predigten u. sonst sehr gut gebrauchen könne. Ich habe dann bei Moser auch eine Psychologie ("Welt und Seele") kapitelweise erscheinen lassen da würden mir aber die Bedenken über diese Arbeit zu arg und ich brach die Veröffentlichung plötzlich ab, um nicht Ärgernis zu erregen" Weiter Bezug zur Flucht von Joseph Görres, Publizist (1776-1848). - Sonstige Briefe zu bestimmten Zeitungsartikeln oder der Position Kraliks gegenüber der Reichspost, etc. - Postkarten: (Undatierte Postkarte:) Verschiebung einer Gralsitzung (Anm.: Kralik gründete die katholisch-nationalistische Gesellschaft "Gralbund" mit der Zeitung "Der Gral") - (undatierte Postkarte:) Einladung zu einer Gralsitzung am 6. XII. 1916. - (Postkarte 16. XI. 1918:) "L[ieber] fr[eund] Ich rate dir, in der Anzeige des neuen Titels zu sagen, daß nicht eine Wandlung in den Anschauungen über die Staatsform, sondern der Umstand ausschlaggebend war, daß derzeit eine "öst.-ung. Monarchie" als Reichsgebiet nicht existiert, sondern nur verschiedene Teilstaaten, von denen wir allerdings hoffen, daß sie auf föderativem Wege wieder zu einem Bunde einigen werden, dessen Benennung wir aber nicht vorgreifen wollen. - Ich habe heute wieder ein paar Artikelchen geschrieben [...]" - (1. IX. 1919:) "Ich beug mich geknirscht vor dem Wauwau Von der Hohen Schule von Stockerau und flehe, man spreche mich endlich frei Von meiner verbrecherischen Bahrbahrei". - Manuskripte: Alle Manuskripte sind auf der Rückseite eines alten Manuskriptes verfasst worden, welches unvollständig und unzusammenhängend ist (hauptsächlich Geschichtliches). Die Seitenangabe bezieht sich auf die relevanten Seiten, d. h. 10 S. = 10 Bl.) - 1. "Tage und Werke. Lebenserinnerungen von Richard Kralik. Werke zur Literaturgeschichte. "[...] Wenn Gott, der Vater, Christi, die Welt geschaffen hat, so ist auch die ganze Welt ihrem Wesen nach christlich, d. h. katholisch. Darum steht Christus auch in der Mitte der Weltliteratur [...] Alles dient nur dazu, die christliche Kultur zu schmücken und auszugestalten. [...]"(10 S.) - 2. "Tage und Werke. Lebenserinnerungen von Richard Kralik. Literarische Vereinigungen. Kommentare zu Idunna, Leogesellschaft, Wiener Literarischer Verein, viel über den Gralbund. "[...]Ich sah nicht etwa die Katholische Literatur als "auch" zulässig an, sondern als den Gipfel, die Krone, die Vollendung aller Literatur sie sollte nicht bloß geduldet, sondern in ihrer alles überragenden Bedeutung sowohl von Katholiken wie Nichtkatholiken anerkannt werden. [...]" (10 S.) - Beiliegend Buchseiten über die Geschichte Wallensteins. (24 S.) - 3. "Zur Revision der deutschen Geschichte und Kultur vom süddeutsch-österreichischen Standpunkt. Neue Beiträge von Dr. Richard Kralik. " II. - Geschichtliche Abhandlung, die mit einem Aufruf gegen die Entente endet, die das katholische Österreich "an Haupt und Gliedern" zerstören will. (10 S.) - 4. "Tage und Werke. Lebenserinnerungen von Richard Kralik. Meine wissenschaftlichen Werke. Geschichte." In erster Linie Abhandlung über seine eigenen Geschichtsbücher. (12 S.) - 5. Die erste Seite fehlt, daher titellos. Kommentar zum ersten Weltkrieg und zu Kaiser Karl I. (4 S.) - 5. "Kulturelle Gedanken zu den Wahlen" Eine Ermahnung, die Wahlen ernstzunehmen. (6 S.) - 6. "Zum Jubiläum des hl. Hieronymus" Abhandlung über den Hl. Hieronymus mit Kommentar auf die Gegenwart (5 S.) - 7. "Allgemeine Geschichte der Neuesten Zeit. Eine Selbstanzeige von Dr. Richard Kralik" Abhandlung über die Entwicklungen der letzten Jahrzehnte, darunter v. a. Bismarck, welchen er stark verurteilt: "[...]Nicht die Begeisterung für deutsche oder preußische Größe hat seine Handlungen beseelt, sondern der Haß gegen das katholische, das habsburgische Österreich.[...]" (11 S.) - 8. "Legitimität. Von Dr. Richard Kralik" Beitrag hauptsächlich zum bereits geschehen ersten Weltkrieg: "[...] Aber - aber - die nichtlegitimen Einflüße und Störungen waren es, die verfassungsmäßige Fortentwicklung gestört haben. Also nicht Schwäche und Irrtum in der legitimen Handhabung der Gesetze, sondern Bosheit, Verbrechen und Verrat haben die organische Entwicklung der österreichisch-ungarischen Verfassung aufgehalten. unmöglich gemacht und zum Scheitern gebracht. Bis zum letzten Augenblick haben sich die Nationalitäten Österreichs als loyal bekannt und ihre Mitarbeit am Verfassungswerk zugesagt. Der Verrat kam von außen, von den Ententemächten und ihrer lebhaften Propaganda [...]" Weiter Kommentar zum Kommunismus und seinem Widerspruch zur Natur. (13 S.) - 9. "Das Unfehlbarkeitsdogma. Von Richard Kralik" Abhandlung über die päpstliche Unfehlbarkeit und dem Ersten Vatikanischen Konzil von 1870. Dabei Verurteilen der Bischöfe, die dem gegenüber skeptisch waren (und Verurteilung Bismarcks). Der katholische Theologe Ignaz von Döllinger (1799-1890) wird ebenfalls stark kritisiert. (20 S.) - Richard Ritter Kralik von Meyrswalden war katholisch-konservativer Kultur- und Literaturhistoriker, Dramatiker und Lyriker (vgl. ÖAW). Nanuskripte auf den Rückseiten stets mit einem blauen Buntstift durchgestrichen. Auf den Vorderseiten öfters Korrekturen durch eine fremde Hand (vermutlich von Eberle). Öfters sind Textpassagen korrigierend mit anderen Textpassagen überklebt, dadurch Klebspuren. Die äußeren Seiten jeweils immer leicht angestaubt. Sonst gut erhalten.

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        Anatome topographica sectionibus per corpus humanum congelatum triplici directione ductis illustrata.

      St. Petersburg: Typis Jacobi Trey, 1852. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Elephant Folio. 1852-1859. 8 parts in 1 text volume and 4 parts in 1 atlas volume. Text vol.: 4to (263 x 168 mm), [2], xiv, 248, 75 [1], 28, 39 [1], 90, 60, 74, 168 pp. Atlas vol.: elephant folio (566 x 375 mm), comprising 4 parts in 13 fascicules with a total of 220 lithographic plates, of which 14 doubled page and one folding (some sheets present with two plate numbers each), lacking the 4 part titles, plates partly untrimmed and of various sizes, one oversize plate bound in as double-page and laid down on white paper. Later three-quarter calf over marbled boards, spines titled in blind (light rubbing to extremities, corners slightly bumped). Text volume internally little age-toned only, otherwise crisp and clean; atlas volume with occasional scattered foxing (some plates stronger) and marginal dust-soiling, a few plates trimmed close or shaved a few mm, a few short tears without loss, occsional annotations in light pencil. ----Garrison-M. 416, 615; Choulant, p.408; Roberts & Tomlinson, The fabric of the Body, p.576-7; Hirsch-H. IV. - EXCEPTIONALLY RARE FIRST EDITION INCLUDING BOTH THE TEXT- AND ATLAS VOLUME. "Pirogov was the greatest of all Russian surgeons. In Russian medicine he is approached only by Pavlov. He introduced the teaching of applied topographical anatomy in Russia. His great atlas of 220 plates represents the first use on a grand scale of frozen sections in anatomical illustration, an idea first carried out by de Riemer" (Garrison-M). Pirogov's frozen cross-sections bear a close resemblance to modern images produced through computed tomography (CT), and may be appreciated as the first comprehensive record of how the body could be viewed in this way. "The first volume consists of life-size sections of the head, most in transverse planes; the second contains transverse and sagittal sections of the thorax; the third transverse, sagittal and frontal sections of the abdominal cavity in both sexes; the fourth sections in three planes through the extremities and their joints." (Choulant). "Pirogov's further unusual and independent studies of an anatomy, carried out at Tartu from 1835 to 1840, and in Petersburg from 1841 to 1856, were published in Latin in eight parts... This atlas contained [lithographies] based on cross-sections of frozen corpses, a technique apparently invented by P. de Riemer in the Netherlands in 1818, and also, independently, by Pirogov, and published by him in this atlas. The technique enabled him to investigate the relationship of structures as they actually exist in a body undisturbed by dissection. Pirogov's dedication to his work has been widely noted: it has been said that he made 12000 autopsies while Professor at the Medical-Surgical Academy of Peterburg." (Roberts & Tomlinson, p.576). Our copy collates with the digitized Heidelberg copy, except that the Heidelberg copy lacks plate 22 in fasc. 2 and plate 12bis (the second half of the double-page) in Fasc. 2A. Part 1 contains 51 plates subdivided into fasc. 1, 1A, 1B and appendix, part 2 has 44 plates subdivided into fasc. 2, 2A, and 2B, part 3 has 90 plates subdivided in fasc. 3, 3A, and 3B and Part 4 has 35 plates subdivided in fasc. 4, 4A, and 4B. Since Pirogov's text was published in a much smaller format six years after the atlas, it is likely that few copies of the atlas would be associated with the accompanying text and in fact we cannot trace any copy at auction that had both, the text and the atlas volume. The only copy of the atlas volume only (incomplete lacking 2 part titles) has been the Dean Edell copy (sold at Christie's in 2015 for USD 11,250). Very Good.

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