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        Blithedale Romance

      Boston, MA: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 1852. 12mo. 288 pp. Original Brown Cloth, Very Good with book slightly slanted, minor staining to boards and a few pages. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volumes 1-13 (1852-1858)

      New York: Carlton & Phillips. (1852-1858). First. Magazine. A complete set of the entire run of monthly issues from July 1852-December 1858, bound in 13 mostly half calf or full leather volumes. Octavos. Illustrated with wood-engravings. The National Magazine was an eclectic and lively journal known for its wide ranging articles encompassing American biography and geography, diverse religious enthusiasms and metaphysical speculations, political reform, exotic birds and animals, and exotic foreign travel. William Cullen Bryant, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, and many other important contemporary American literary figures are featured in its pages. Among the articles on religion are many that focus on New England transcendentalism and mystical Christianity, and the travel articles most often feature exotic places and peoples in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Asia, including arctic explorations. The magazine serialized many articles over several months. These include: "Birds; or, Recreations in Ornithology" illustrated with especially fine wood-engravings, and two other illustrated geographical surveys: "Lakes & Legends of Central New York," and "The Valley of the Naugatuck" (the Naugatuck River Valley of Western Connecticut). An ex-library set with bookplates and small ink stamp on most title pages. Most boards are worn and scuffed, with four volumes in full leather lacking part or all of the spine backs, else overall a good only, scarce complete set. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Japan and the Japanese: From the Most Authentic and Reliable Sources

      J. P. Neagle 1852 - 184 pp., illustrations. ex-library, outer part of spine (backstrip) is missing, call number at bottom of spine, front board & 1st 5 pages are unbound but present, bards are well-worn, bookplate & call number inside front cover, library stamp & elegant inscription on 1st blank page, some spotting on pages (primarily on margins), gilt fore-edges & front board illustrations 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Masalai Press]
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        The Beauties of Bloomerism

      The Beauties of Bloomerism, by Deborah Dreadnought, Secretary to the Society for promoting "The Rights of Women", illustrated with twelve brilliantly coloured and speaking likenesses of the leading members of the committee from the designs of W S Reed. Pub. Ackermann & Co. 1852. 12 hand coloured lithographed plates, each with accompanying verse in rhyming couplets. The pages shaken, detaching from binding, some plates loose in contemporary green morocco with gilt-decorated panels and dentelles. Some pages with grubbiness. The covers with couple marks/rubbed areas, spine rubbed, corners scuffed but still pretty decent shape. Lacking text leaves 3/4 & 9/10. An elegant if undoubtedly misogynystic satire of the fashion for bloomers, named after Amelia Bloomer who had only introduced the garment in 1851. Slight marking to plate III "The Amazon" and small piece missing from accompanying text. Although the book requires rebinding it remains a very rare title, records suggesting it has not appeared at auction since 1981.

      [Bookseller: Wool House Autographic]
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        Der Freimaurerorden in seiner wahren Bedeutung (Freimaurer-Orden)

      kompl. Titel: Der Freimaurer-Orden in seiner wahren Bedeutung - das heißt als ein Weltorden, in dem und mittelst dessen, vermöge seines seinen Organismus, ein Geheimbund die Revolutionen gegen alle bestehende Kirchen und Monarchien, sowie die Zerstörung des Eigenthums, der Stände und Innungen zum Zweck einer theokratisch-socialen Ordensrepublik, seit drei Jahrhunderten vorbereitet, vollführt und geleitet hat. In zwei Schriften den sächsischen Criminal-Gerichten und der Ständeversammlung nachgewiesen aus der Geschichte, aus den Statuten und aus den Bekenntnissen des Ordens in seinen Geheimschriften zur Motivirung des damit verbundenen Antrags auf Aufhebung des Ordens / von Advocat Eduard Emil Eckert, Redacteur der freimüthigen Sachsenzeitung, Selbstverlag des Verfassers Dresden 1852, in zwei Teilen, 491 Seiten in drei Lieferungen, Halblederband mit gold. Rückentitel, Papier durchgängig gebräunt, Name u. Stempel im Vorsatz, insg. schön erhalten 0

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Guba]
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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 - 2 Bde. 22 x 15 cm. 540 S.; 542-1088 S. Mit 300 Textabbildungen in Holzstich. OHLdr. mit 2 Rsch. und Blindpräg. Pfister 2268, Lentner 4366: "Wegen seiner überaus zahlreichen Quellenangaben u. histor. Nachrichten auch heute noch ein geschätztes Werk". Ein umfangreiches Handbuch, mit zahlreichen teils seltenen Stadtansichten, nach Landgerichten geordnet. Mit gedruckten Verlags-Korrekturen, diese den jeweiligen Textstellen zugeordnet und entsprechend eingeklebt. - Exemplar der Pfarrbücherei St. Martin in Kaufbeuren. Dekorative Bände! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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      Paris: Ch. Chevalier, Puech et Cie, Guilloux, 1852. First edition. 8vo., 61 pp. Original printed paper wrappers with a release stamp from the S F P [Société Française de Photographie] indicating that this was a duplicate and released for sale in 1971; with the original bookseller's stamp on the front wrapper. The SFP stamp is repeated on the title page, as is the ownership stamp of A. [Aymar] de la Baume Pluvinel. Occasional light foxing, else very good. Housed in a new cloth clamshell box with printed labels. Jules Couppier, a chemist, was a founding member of the Sociéte Française de Photographie (1854) an outgrowth of the first photographic society in the world, Sociéte Héliographique, founded in 1851. In 1848, Abel Niépce de Saint-Victor, the second cousin of the first photographer, J. N. Niépce, and a founder of the Sociéte Héliographique, published a paper in the journal of the Academy of Sciences on his experiments with albumen coated glass plates for obtaining a negative from which a sharper and tonally richer positive print could be obtained. A distinct advantage of this process was that it allowed for the manufacture of the plates in advance of their use; however, the plate had a low sensitivity to light, therefore portraiture was not possible. In this, one of the earliest full manuals covering the albumen negative on glass and positive print processes, Couppier has dedicated it appropriately to Niépce de Saint-Victor. As a skilled chemist, Couppier was able to improve upon many of the earlier difficulties of sensitivity that had limited this process; improved formulas are provided. Couppier is known today for his albumen glass plate stereographs; one from 1859 taken in the cemetery of Melegnano, showing the bodies of over 2000 combatants, is a harsh testament to the brutality of war.The copy of Aymar de la Baume Pluvinel (1860 - 1938) an accomplished astronomer and astrophotographer, the first to photograph the surface of Mars through a telescope, and author of scientific works, including, LA THÉORIE DES PROCÉDÉS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd ]
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        A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys

      Ticknor, Reed, and Fields. Very Good. 1852. B000MHWA2W Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Cloth. First printing. Very good copy, professionally repaired original blue cloth binding, in custom half-leather slipcase. . B000MHWA2W .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Autograph letter signed; "H Vaihinger," to a "Sehr geehrter Herr," January 6, 1897

      -. Folded for mailing, fine. 4 pages, on a bifolium of printed stationery, approx. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2 in. Hans Vaihinger (1852-1933), Philosopher, author of "Die Philosophie des 'Als Ob'", editor of "Kant-Studien." Letter to a publisher.

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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        Marienkirche in Stralsund.

      sign. u. dat. 17. Januar (18)52. Detloff 1852 - Weißgehöhte Bleistiftzeichnung, 23 x 29 cm. Sehr gut erhalten. * Minutiös gezeichnete Ansicht der Kirche von Osten (Chorseite), mit umliegenden Gebäuden; im Vordergrund ein Spaziergänger. Der Maler Detloff (vgl. Thieme/Beckers Künstlerlexikon) reiste in der Mitte des 19. Jh. durch Norddeutschland und zeichnete vornehmlich Stadtlandschaften; so sind von ihm Gemälde und Zeichnungen von Danzig, Stralsund und Lüneburg bekannt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ruthild Jäger]
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      Charles Chevalier, Paris 1852 - 8vo., 87 pp. Original printed wrapper. Light scattered foxing on the last few leaves and light chipping to the paper spine. A fine copy, housed in a cloth pamphlet case with printed labels. Alphonse de Brébisson's (1798 - 1872) interest in photography began with Daguerre's announcement in 1839. His research and experiments with the daguerreotype led to his improvements upon the process, which he published in his first manual of 1841. By 1848, he was experimenting with the calotype process; he published his notes that year. He then began his experiments with the wet collodion process introduced by Frederick Scott Archer, and published his unique method of instantaneous dry collodion in 1852. A second, expanded edition was published in 1853. He was a founding member of the Société Français de Photographie, 1854, and participated in three exhibitions, showing his worthy landscapes. WorlCat locates 6 copies: George Eastman House, Franklin Institute Science Museum, University of Vermont, National Gallery of Canada, Edinburgh University, and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Roosens and Salu No. 2043. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 56. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le comte de Monte-Christo. publié par Dufour et Mulat illustreé par G. Staal et J.-A. Beace. Premiere partie (. sixieme partie)

      chez Marescq et Libraires 1852-1853, Paris - bella legatura coeva in mz. marocchino con nervi, fili e titoli in oro al ds. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Fioriture sparse, ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione popolare illustrata di uno dei più ricercati romanzi di A. Dumas. 4to (cm. 28,2), 6 Parti legate in 3 Voll.; 2 cc.nn., 158 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 162 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 158 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 157 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 150 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 149 pp., 1 c.nn. Testo su due colonne. xilografiche n.t. e 106 tavv. litografiche f.t.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte Second Edition, Revised by His Son

      London: Office of the Illustrated London Library. 1852. Second Edition. Hardcover. In four volumes. Half calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gold, with red and green labels lettered in gold, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Light wear to extremities but a nice, very good+ set. ; Octavo .

      [Bookseller: Lyrical Ballad]
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        Le comte de Monte-Christo... publié par Dufour et Mulat illustreé par G. Staal et J.-A. Beace. Premiere partie (... sixieme partie)

      chez Marescq et Libraires, 1852. 4to (cm. 28,2), 6 Parti legate in 3 Voll.; 2 cc.nn., 158 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 162 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 158 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 157 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 150 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 149 pp., 1 c.nn. Testo su due colonne. xilografiche n.t. e 106 tavv. litografiche f.t. bella legatura coeva in mz. marocchino con nervi, fili e titoli in oro al ds. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Fioriture sparse, ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione popolare illustrata di uno dei più ricercati romanzi di A. Dumas.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Österreichische Plakatkunst.

      28,5 x 40 cm. 10 ungez. Bll. (Titelei), 124 S. (die einseitig bedruckten Bll. der Paginierung folgend zusammengeklebt, dadurch 2 Bll. = 2 Ss.). Mit 1 (v. 21) Farbtaf. (diese m. 3 weiteren Farbauszügen) u. 159 (v. 176) mont. Textabb. (dav. 6 farb. u. 12 lose). In 6 klammergeheft. Blöcken ohne Umschlag. Schmutztitel angestaubt u. m. Lichtspuren, durch die schlechte Papierqualität stark gebräunt u. z. Tl. randrissig, Text abgegriffen u. z.Tl. fingerfl., mehrf. gestemp. (?Dr. Mascha, Wien, 13/9, Wambachergasse 14?), 1 Umschlag m. dem Stempel ?Verein der Plakatfreunde E.V.? [Berlin]. Die letzten Korrekturfahnen des bis heute grundlegenden Werks, in dem erstmals die Entwicklung dieser neuen Kunstform in Österreich-Ungarn dargestellt wurde. Dieses Werk stellt die Grundlage aller späteren Publikationen zum Thema dar und ist mittlerweile selbst zu einem ebenso raren Sammlerobjekt geworden. Schließlich erschien es aufgrund der Kriegszeit in einer kleinen Auflage von lediglich 230 Exemplaren (200 Exemplaren als Leinenausgabe u. 30 Ex. als nummerierte Vorzugausgabe, in Leder gebunden und auf Japanpapier gedruckt). Vorliegender Korrekturabzug ist auf einem schlechteren Papier gedruckt als die spätere Druckausgabe des Werkes. Durchgehend mit Verbesserungen und Anstreichungen durch die Hand des Verfassers (mit Tinte und Rotstift). Die Tafeln - mit Ausnahme der Tafel 17 ?Schiele, Egon. Shaw oder die Ironie, Vorlesung Egon Friedell? ? sind der vorliegenden Korrekturfahne nicht beigegeben. Das Schiele-Plakat mit 3 Farbauszügen in Beilage (mit denen im Zusammendruck alle vorkommenden Farben wiedergegeben werden können. In Platte: ?Bestimmt Rot? ?Bestimmt Schwarz?). Die Abbildungen, die in der Buchausgabe in den Text gedruckt waren, sind hier montiert. 17 sind leider nicht vorhanden. Die Korrekturen wurden weitgehend übernommen wie ein Vergleich mit einem Exemplar der späteren Druckausgabe ergeben hat. - Ottokar Mascha (1852-1929) war der erste, der sich in Österreich nicht nur als qualifizierter Sammler, sondern auch als kenntnisreicher Publizist mit dem Thema ?Plakat? beschäftigte. M. war zunächst in Prag und dann ab 1897 in Wien als Rechtsanwalt tätig. Als es 1912 zur Gründung der ?Wiener Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft? kam, war Mascha unter dem Vorsitzenden, dem damaligen Leiter des Hofburgtheaters Hugo Thimig, als ?Schatzmeister? Mitglied des Vorstandes. 1912 stellte Mascha einen bedeutenden Teil seiner Sammlung für die damals viel beachtete, erste repräsentative Plakat-Ausstellung Österreichs in der Wiener Secession zur Verfügung und lieferte einen fundierten Beitrag für den Katalog der Schau. 1917 schenkte M. einen Großteil seiner Plakatsammlung der damaligen Kaiserlichen Hofbibliothek und schuf damit den Anstoß und die Grundlagen für die bedeutende Plakatsammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Durch die wirtschaftlichen Probleme der Kriegs- und Nachkriegszeit sah sich M. nach und nach genötigt, die noch bei ihm verbliebenen Teile seiner Sammlungen über den Kunstmarkt zu veräußern. (vgl. dazu Denscher, Bernhard. Der Plakatsammler Ottokar Mascha). - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Carte du Golfe de Bengale et des côtes de l'Hindoustan dressée d'apres les travaux les plus récents.

      1852. Incisione in rame, mm 675x990. Grande e bella carta idrografica raffigurante la costa indiana dall'Indo e tutto il golfo del Bengala fino alla parte settentrionale di Sumatra, con 3 grandi riquadri con piante di Akiab, Amerst e del golfo di Bombay. Ottimo stato di conservazione.Copper engraving, mm 675x990. Large chart showing the indian coast from the Indo, the Bengala down to upper Sumatra. With 3 inset maps, one of them related to Bombay. Very good condition

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Perini s.a.s.]
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        Trial of Colonel David Pinniger, Lt Col William P. Maxwell, Major...

      1852. 1808 Court Martial of Rhode Island Militia Officers Who Refused to Select Six Guardsmen for Federal Service [Trial]. [Court Martial]. [Kentish Guards]. Trial of Colonel David Pinniger, Lt. Col. William P. Maxwell, Major Nathan Whiting, Captain Allen Tillinghast: Officers of the Kentish Guards, Before a General Court-Martial Holden at the Court-House, In Providence, April 27, 1808, For Disobedience of Orders and Neglect of Duty. Warren [RI]: Printed by Nathaniel & John F. Phillips, 1808. 41, [4] pp. Errata slip pasted to verso of p.41. Octavo (7-3/4"x 4-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet, fragments to wrapper along spine, untrimmed edges. Moderate toning, early owner signature to verso of final leaf. * Only edition. Formed in 1774, the Kentish Guards of Rhode Island boasted General Nathanael Greene as an original officer. The Guards distinguished themselves at the Siege of Boston and elsewhere. In 1807 Colonel David Pinniger refused an order to select six guardsmen for federal service, asserting that the Guards's charter permitted the call up of the entire unit, but not individual soldiers. Pinniger's refusal precipitated his court martial and that of the fellow officers who supported him. All were removed from office without further penalty. The guards elected replacement officers; no one went into the U.S. Army. This pamphlet was published by the officers after the "unfavorable result" of the court martial in order to protect their reputations. All aspects of the case are covered. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 13588.

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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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        The Works of Francis Bacon ... A New Edition with a Life of the Author by Basil Montague

      Philadelphia: A. Hart, late Carey & Hart, 1852. First complete American edition of Bacon's works. 3 vols. Large 8vo. Slightly later half calf over marbled boards, brown and morocco labels, gilt spine. Some rubbing of binding else a very good copy. First complete American edition of Bacon's works. 3 vols. Large 8vo.

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      - JORGE LUIS LECLER CONDE DE BUFFON Los tres reinos de la naturaleza. Museo pintoresco de historia natural. Descripción completa de los animales, vejetales y minerales útiles y agradables su forma, instinto, costumbres, virtudes o aplicaciones a la agricultura, medicina y las artes en general. Obra arreglada sobre los trabajos de los más eminentes naturalistas de todos los países, Buffon, Blanchart, Boitard, Brogniac, Cavanilles, los Cuvier, Daubenton. Con todos los descubrimientos posteriores hasta el día, por una Sociedad de profesores asociados a Eduardo Chao, e ilustrada con una magnifica y numerosa colección de láminas en vista del natural y los planos a todo color del Gabinete de Historia Natural y del Jardín Botánico de Madrid.- Madrid, Imprenta de Gaspar y Roig, Editores, 1852 - 1858; 9 tomos en 4º holandesa época, con alguna restauración, 1º, Zoología. 450 pp. - 1 h. 68 láminas. 2º, Zoología. 286 pp. 1 h. 36 láminas. 3º, Zoología. 712 pp. 119 láminas. 4º, Zoología. 680 pp. 75 láminas. 5º, Zoología. 688 pp. - 1 h. 76 láminas (una de ellas a doble página). 6º, Zoología. 708 pp. - 1 h. 83 láminas. 7º, Zoología, 532 pp. - 1 h. 34 láminas. 8º, Botánica. 673 pp. - 1 h. 84 láminas. 9º, Mineralogía. 689 pp. 76 láminas y 2 planos plegados. Ejemplar con un total de 651 láminas iluminadas. Texto a 2 columnas. Ilustraciones en el texto. Palau nº 36753

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        The Shipowners' and Shipmaster' Directory to the Port Charges at Nearly 600 Ports, Sub-Ports, and Creeks of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Islands Belonging Thereto;.

      Mrs. Janet Taylor, et al, London Liverpool Ect. 1852 - Consisting of the Pilotage, Harbour and dock Dues, Quayage, Anchorage, Buoyage, Mastage, Keelage, Perches, steam Towage, Plankage, Private Lights, Flag Fees, Towing Boats, Ballast, and any other Charges with the Authority by which they are levied, wheter by Cahrter, Act of Parliament, Prescription, Usage, Consent, or Agreement; with the Depths of water at Spring and Neap tides, with Other useful infornmation for the Maritime Interest in General, together with a complete List of Ports Where Slips are Erected, the London Printed Rates of Freight, with remarks, thereon, proportionate Grain Freight Tables, ect. Black cloth rebound, very slight soiled, with paper title plate, spine slight bumped. Inscribed fep "Edwin F. Littlefield Ship Jenny Lind July 20th, 1857" 322 pgs, scarce. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The English Flower Garden, a Monthly Magazine of Hardy and Half-Hardy Plants

      London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1852 - Two volumes in one as issued. Rare first edition. 93 finely hand-coloured figures on 23 attractive plates. 4to. The work was issued originally as a periodical starting in 1851. Volume 2 is dated 1853. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Digitalis]
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        A Child's History of England.

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1852–4. With a frontispiece by F. W. Topham. 3 volumes, quarto (150 x 120 mm). Near-contemporary tan calf, titles gilt to red and green morocco labels to spine, fully gilt in compartments, gilt frame and cornerpieces to covers, gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, blue and gilt marbled endpapers. Each volume with half-titles and engraved frontispieces by F. W. Topham, frontispiece to vol. 2 printed in blue and black. Contemporary gift inscription and bookseller's blindstamp to vol. 3. Near-contemporary ownership inscription to vol. 1. Slight bumps to extremities, boards slightly bowed, joints cracked but holding, text block sound; an excellent set. First editions in book form of Dickens's History of England for children. Each work originally appeared anonymously in Household Words between January 1851 and December 1853. They were published in book form in December of those years with the title page post-dated to the year after.

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        The Sperm Whale "in a Flurry".

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. N. Currier b. N. Carrier in New York, dat. 1852, 22 x 32,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesammelte Werke.

      Berlin, gedruckt und verlegt bei G. Reimer. 1841-1852. - 7 Bände. Schwarze Halblederbände der Zeit mit Romantikervergoldung und goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Goedeke XIV, 569, 768. - Erste Gesamtausgabe, herausgegeben von Carl Brandes und mit einem Vorwort von Alexander von Humboldt. - Bis auf wenig kleine Stockflecken ausnehmend sauberes Exemplar. In Band 6 wie immer mehrere Bogen papierbedingt gebräunt. - Ohne das Porträt in Band 5 und die gestochene Tafel zu Band 4. Exlibris auf den Innendeckeln. - Schön gebundenes Exemplar.

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        Le Peuple Russe et le Socialisme. Lettre à Monsieur J. Michelet Professeur au CollÃĬge de France...Par Escander

      Paris, A. Franck, Libraire EtrangÃĬre, 1852. Hard Cover. 8vo; 158 p. (1-7 in four, 8 in one). Printed in Nice. NUC 243: 324 (NH 0325829)-- MH-BA, NNC. Bound with [Hertzen] Du Developpement des IdÃĩes Revolutionaires en Russie Par A. Iscander [pseud.]. Paris, A. Franck, 1851. xv, 176 p. (1-12 in eights) Printed in Nice. Dedicated "A Notre Ami Michel Bakounine." The "Annexe Sur la Commune Rurale en Russie" (pp. 172-176) contains contemporary corrections and comments. NUC 243: 322 (NH 0325782)-- TxU, MH-BA, MdBP, NN. These two pamphlets, published during his brief period in Nice by the Russian exiled socialist, proposing that Russia could become the first socialist country because of the communal traditions of its peasantry, were laughed at by Marx and Engels, then considered prophecy by the Soviets. Considering the methods used by Stalin to socialize Russian farms, Marx and Engels were probably right. These are important documents of the Russian Revolutionary movement. Stock#NS0016. Vg; contemporary binding, leather spine, marbled paper boards.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        Gesamtansicht von St. Goarshausen und St. Goar mit den Burgen Rheinfels und Burg Maus ('St. Goarshausen Et St. Goar Ruines Du Chat & Du Rheinfels').

      - altkolorierte und eiweißgehöhte Lithographie v. L. Sabatier gedr. v. Jacomme in Paris (Figuren v. Bayot) b. Goupil in Paris, London, Berlin u. New York, dat. 1852, 38 x 62,5 Nicht bei Schmitt, Die illustrierten Rhein-Beschreibungen. - Tadellos erhalten, im Himmel Oxidationsspuren vom Altkolorit. - Sehr selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Dramaturgische Blätter. Nebst einem Anhange noch ungedruckter Aufsätze über das deutsche Theater und Berichten über die englische Bühne, geschrieben auf einer Reise im Jahre 1817.

      Band 1 + 2: Breslau, Josef Max. (Band 3: Leipzig, F.A.Brockhaus). 1826-1852. - 3 Bände. Klein-8°. XXIV S., 277 S.; VI S., 354 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler; VI S., 309 S. Bedruckte grün-blaue Originalbroschuren. Goedeke VI,40,82. (Nur Band 1 + 2). - Borst 1515. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit dem meist fehlenden und seltenen 3. Band. Vereint die meist in Zeitschriften erschienenen Arbeiten zum Theater und Kritiken. - Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Alle 3 Bände unbeschnitten und praktisch in neuwertigem Zustand. - So sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Tales of Mystery, Imagination, and Humour; and Poems (Series I & II)

      London: Henry Vizetelly and Clarke, Beeton & Co, 1852, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First illustrated editions, early impression ("twentieth thousand") of the first volume, first impression of the second volume. xxiv, 256, 4; 252, (2)pp. Original printed paper boards with spines relaid over matching crimson paper. Very Good with edge-wear and light chipping to boards, light foxing to prelims of both volumes and terminals of second. Toning and dulling to first volume boards, small front chip as well and two creases to spine. These two illustrated volumes of Poe's stories (the first including poems) were issued in Great Britain as part of the Readable Books series. Quite rare with the original boards.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Monachologia: Or, Handbook of the Natural History of Monks; Arranged According to the Linnaean System

      Edinburgh, Scotland: Johnstone and Hunter, 1852. The author citation on the title page states, A Naturalist. Actual name of author is Ignaz Edler von Born. Later edition. First edition believed to be 1783. Published and printed by Johnstone and Hunter, Edinburgh. Contemporary leatherette binding in dark green, with elaborate blind-stamped arabesque design and crisp gilt-stamped image of a robed bat-like monk to the boards, and with crisp gilt-stamped title and gilt-stamped "Price.5/" to the front board. Very slightly bumped spine head and tail, and gently bumped corners. On the whole a clean and presentable binding. Text block firmly bound in. 8.5 x 5.25 inches. A.E.G. With 77 numbered pages. With frontispiece, elaborate title page design, and 17 full-page engraved plates, many in sepia-tone. Rear hinge cracked but holding nicely. Scattered light spotting/foxing to the front preliminaries. Else a very clean copy and still rather tight. A clear plastic wrapper protects the book. A Very Good copy. Either hilarious or offensive, depending on one's point of view. A send-up of popery in general and the monastic orders in particular and using the vehicle of Linnaean taxonomy. With thanks to Time Heals for the following: "A satire by a scientist and former Jesuit, first published in 1783. Born (1742-1791) was Austrian by birth and educated at a Jesuit college in Vienna. He spent 16 months as a member of the order before leaving... Born was known for his satire, especially of the Jesuits. In this work he studies the habits and habitats of that most pernicious of species - the clerical Monk.". Decorative Boards. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        A Child's History of England. With a frontispiece by F. W. Topham.

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1852–4 - 3 volumes, quarto (150 x 120 mm). Near-contemporary tan calf, titles gilt to red and green morocco labels to spine, fully gilt in compartments, gilt frame and cornerpieces to covers, gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, blue and gilt marbled endpapers. Contemporary gift inscription and bookseller's blindstamp to vol. 3. Near-contemporary ownership inscription to vol. 1. Slight bumps to extremities, boards slightly bowed, joints cracked but holding, text block sound; an excellent set. Each volume with half-titles and engraved frontispieces by F. W. Topham, frontispiece to vol. 2 printed in blue and black. First editions in book form of Dickens's History of England for children. Each work originally appeared anonymously in Household Words between January 1851 and December 1853. They were published in book form in December of those years with the title page post-dated to the year after. Smith II, 10. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Works of William Shakespeare; containing his plays and poems, .

      Cox, London 1852 - 2 vols. Illustrations. Original half calf, gilt decorations and tan and dark green labels on spine, slightly sunned. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        The Story of Nell Gwyn and the Sayings of Charles the Second (Extra-Illustrated)

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1852 - This book is clean, tight, and square with sharp corners and unmarked. It is minimally rubbed. It has green, marbled end papers and 212, minimally toned pages bound in red leather with gilt tooled designs on the boards. The spine has five raised bands with gilt tooled designs and titles in the panels. the bottom of the spine has gilt "Extra Illustrated 1852". Unused red cloth covering laid on paper has been bound in at the rear of the book. The is Grangerized, that is the original owner has had it bound with their own illustrations taken from other sources making the book unique. It has 55 illustrations in addition to those within the published pages, all black & white, two are London vistas the other 53 are portraits. Some portraits have their own publication informations as "Thomas Otway - drawn by J. Thurston - engraved by T. Bragg - From a picture by Riley in the possession of T. H. Bentice Esq. - London Jan. 1 1821 published by W. Walker". There's one of Ellen Gwyn with her marks, of Shakespeare published in 1803, and some published as early as 1795. A lovely book with great illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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        Briefe aus Ägypten, Äthiopien und der Halbinsel des Sinai geschrieben in den Jahren 1842 - 1845 während der auf Befehl Sr. Majestät des Königs Friedrich Wilhelm IV. von Preußen ausgeführten wissenschaftlichen Expedition.

      Berlin, Verlag von Wilhelm Hertz (Bessersche Buchhandlung), 1852. 8°. 22 cm. XII, 456 Seiten. Brauner Halbleinenband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Kainbacher (2016) Seite 272. Mit lithografiertem, farbigem Frontispiz, Titelvignette, 1 Tafel und eine gefaltete Karte \"Karte von Ägypten und den höheren Nilländern\". Kleiner Eintrag auf Innendeckel, Bibliotheksstempel verso Titel. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Forschungsreisen / expedition; Reisebeschreibungen / travelogue

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        American Grape Grower's Guide

      1852. First Edition . CHORLTON, William. The American Grape Grower's Guide. New York: C.M. Saxton, (1852). Octavo, original green cloth. $1500.First edition, first printing, of this detailed and highly influential guide to growing grapes in the United States, with 32 in-text illustrations, in original cloth-gilt.""Chorlton's guides to cultivation of European grapes under glass were based on his experiences as gardener to J.C. Green of Staten Island. Chorlton gives a long list of European grapes suitable for indoor cultivation and suggests the American varieties isabella, catawba, diana and concord for outdoors. This was a very popular treatise and there were numerous subsequent and revised editions"" (Gabler G1622). First printing, with the publisher listed as ""Saxton"" on both the title and copyright pages. Early penciled marginalia.A few spots of foxing to text, a bit of rubbing mainly to base of spine. A near-fine copy.

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        Canadian Crusoes, A Tale of Rice Lake Plains

      Arthur Hall, Virtue, & Co, 1852. Hardcover. Good. 1852. First Edition. 368 + 32 pages. No dust jacket. Brown cloth boards. With 32 publishers ads to rear. The frontis 'Attack on the Deer'. Name and address inscribed to front endpaper. Some foxing to the frontis and to edges of all the 12 plates. Gilt all page ends,a firm binding. There's some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. One or two odd marks to rear boards. Some fading to corner edges but bright gilt design to spine. A solid copy.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Uncle Tom's Cabin

      Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two Volumes. First edition, early printings (volume I states Sixtieth Thousand; volume II Seventieth Thousand.) Publisher's brown pebbled cloth, stamped in blind, top board and spine stamped in gilt. Very Good. Rubbing to cloth at corners and bottom edges, fraying to spine ends, gilt stamping a bit oxidized. Light shelf lean. Pages show general age wear and foxing, and several signatures in Volume II sit proud. All together a pretty nice set, in better condition than as normally found.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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