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        Les papillons, métamorphoses terrestres des peuples de l'air

      First edition. Contemporary half black shagreen over black paper boards, spine in five compartments with black fillets, joints lightly but insignificantly scratched, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, one lower corner rubbed. With 35 hors texte hand-colored plates and woodcut illustrations to text. A little light spotting (not serious) principally to endpapersA rare copy of one of the most attractive illustrated Romantic books. Gabriel de Gonet Paris 1852 18,5x26cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Letters … With an Introductory Essay by Robert Browning

      London: Edward Moxon, 1852. First edition. Half-title, 8-page publisher's catalogue at front and 2-page publisher's advertisement at end. 8vo. Publisher's violet cloth. Spine faded, else fine. First edition. Half-title, 8-page publisher's catalogue at front and 2-page publisher's advertisement at end. 8vo. First edition of these forgeries "perpetuated by an impostor, claiming to be the son of Lord Byron. Two genuine letters, which happened to be in Moxon's hands, were included. The fraud was discovered, to the chagrin of Browning and Moxon, who at once destroyed all obtainable copies of the book" (Granniss/Grolier Shelley 127). Granniss 127. Provenance: John Bell Sedgwick (bookplate)

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        Official Programme of the Funeral Procession of the Late Field Marshal The Duke of Wellington to Saint Paul's Cathedral on Thursday 18th November 1852.

      Folio, bifolium (174 x 464mm), upper cover with Royal Crest and engraved vignette archectonic memorial to Wellington above a quotation by Disraeli within a black border. The lower cover has Eulogies to Wellington from The Earl of Derby, the Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord Brougham, Lord John Russell, Benjamin Disraeli and from the Daily Press. With a horizontal folding crease, a few closed tears and chipping to edges, generally a very good copy of a fragile ephemeron. First edition listing the members of the Funeral Procession from St James's Park to St. Paul's Cathedral, starting with Six Battalions of Infantry and ending with the Carriages of the Queen and Royal Family and "Troops to close the Procession". An interesting souvenir of Wellington's Funeral Procession, one of several produced to mark the event. Sidney, Wells & Co. were tea and coffee merchants. We presume that they had this souvenir printed to hand out to clients and guests who watched the Funeral Procession from their premises at 8 Ludgate Hill, on the approach to St Paul's Cathedral. The Duke of Wellington's funeral in November 1852 was one of the most spectacular ever seen in England. The procession to St Paul's Cathedral was watched by a crowd estimated at a million and a half people.

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        The Theory of the Common Law

      Original edition of Walker's probing effort to compare Roman law and common law, a principal part of his contribution to the civilian writers who "stand as an example of the highest intellectual attainments reached by antebellum American lawyers". Original sheep, rubbed, the joints just cracking, else an exceptionally clean, bright copy. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1852.

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      A panorama of 56 hand-coloured etched and aquatint panels, measuring 9 inches by a total of 66 feet [15 x 20450mm], folding into a pictorial cloth, gilt case. Case restored with a closed tear to the printed rear pastedown endpaper; lack ties; else a near fine copy. Rarely found in such clean condition.

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        Tableau de Paris

      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 ... Paulin et Le Chevalier Paris 1852 in-folio (26,5x38cm) 388pp. ; 396pp. 2 tomes en un volume relié

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        A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys


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        Vollständiger Hand-Atlas der neueren Erdbeschreibung über alle Theile der Erde in 82 Blättern. - [2 Bände in 1 Band].

      Fünfte Auflage. Hg. von Karl Sohr vermehrt und verbessert durch Heinrich Berghaus. - 2 Bände in einem Band. Enthält den Atlas mit 82 Karten und den ebenfalls 1852 erschienenen "Supplement-Band zum Hand-Atlas der neueren Erdbeschreibung". - So nicht bei Espenhorst. Das Titelblatt des Grundwerks datiert 1852 und nennt nur Sohr und Berghaus - nicht aber Handtke als Herausgeber und Kartographen. Das Supplement (mit eigenem Titel) datiert ebenfalls 1852 (bei Espenhorst erst für 1853 nachgewiesen). Vgl. Espenhorst (1994), 5.1a und b. - Einband deutlich berieben und bestoßen der Rücken in den Gelenken eingerissen und mit kleinen Fehlstellen an Kopf und Fuß, die Vorsätze im Gelenk mit Klebeband verstärkt. Innen durchgehend fleckig, durchgehend etwas angerändert, einige Blätter vorne und hinten stärker angerändert, stärker eselsohrig und mit unschönen Knicken.

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        A Series of Lithographic Drawings, from Sketches in New Zealand...

      London: Dickinson Brothers, circa, 1852. Large folio, 4 pp. (title and text) and nine images on eight coloured lithograph plates; original printed wrapper with red cloth backstrip, preserved in a solander case. One of the finest Pacific illustrated books of the nineteenth century. This is a beautiful copy of the rare coloured issue, complete in the original illustrated wrappers. The superb handcoloured lithographs are by the naval commander Richard Aldworth Oliver. Oliver (1811-1889) commanded the HMS Fly on survey voyages of New Zealand and Pacific waters between 1847 and 1851, including acting as escort to Selwyn's schooner Undine to New Caledonia and the New Hebrides in 1849. It was during these voyages that he observed the Maori people first-hand and recorded the New Zealand and New Caledonian landscape for this publication.The suite of views and portraits prepared by Oliver for the publication include "Chief Te Rangihaeta", "A Korero", "A Tangi (at Motoneka)", "The Falls of Kirikiri", "A Stranger's House (Houraki Pah)", "Half Castes of Pomare's Pah (Bay of Islands)", "Puebo (New Caledonia)" and portraits of two boys Harry Bluff and Johnny, who were 'half-castes, probably the children of whalers'.There were two issues of the work: a tinted issue and this rarer handcoloured version, which was issued at the substantial price of two guineas. Evidently the high price kept sales low, as an inserted slip (present in this copy) states: 'In consequence of the Subscription list for Capt. Oliver's work on New Zealand being not yet sufficiently filled with names, it is considered expedient to postpone bringing out more Parts of the work, until the number of names should be increased'.This was Oliver's only printed work, although a large number of his watercolour views and portraits survive in New Zealand institutional collections. Hocken and Bagnall date the book 1852, as does Abbey, while the BMC dates it 1853. In good condition in original binding.

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        Uncle Tom’s Cabin; Or, Life Among the Lowly.

      Boston: John P. Jewett & Company. Cleveland, Ohio: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, 1852. 2 vols, 8vo, [iii], vi-x, [1], 13-312; [i-iii], iv, [1], 6-322 pp. Original publisher’s brown cloth over boards. BAL C binding with vignette on top cover stamped in gilt; backstrips lettered in gilt, otherwise blindstamped, all edges gilt. An astonishingly fine copy in a half morocco slipcase with the “Key” included. First edition, the rare publisher’s de luxe binding. Almost perfect, with a tiny slit at each headcap but the tails undamaged and with the publisher’s name stamped in gilt perfectly preserved. The “Key” is in very good condition as issued. 18 September 1850 marked the United States Congress’ passage of the Fugitive Slave Act which mandated the federal government as responsible for the return of escaped slaves and required significant penalties for any official that failed his duty. Those found aiding and abetting a fugitive slave were subject to imprisonment and fine. This was a watershed moment for the abolitionist movement and a so-called final straw for Stowe. By 1851, she had already found modest success as an author, and in March of the same year “proposed a serialized story embodying a series of sketches showing the evils of life under slavery. Inspired by religious zeal its author wrote with great speed, producing installment after weekly installment…finally bringing the story to a close on 1 April 1851. Even before the conclusion of the serial the Boston publisher John P. Jewett had expressed an interest in publishing the book form…and the two volumes…appeared on 20 March 1852, two installments before the conclusion of the serial in The National Era. The first printing of 5,000 copies was sold out in a couple of days and the second printing of the same size…was completely disposed of by the end of March” (PMM). BAL 19343. PMM 332. Grolier American 100, #61. Grolier English 100 p. 183.

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        'Myrtaceae xerocarpicae, in Nova Hollandia' [in] Melanges Biologiques... de St. Petersbourg...

      St. Petersbourg: de l'Imprimerie de l'Academie Imperiale des Sciences, 1852. Octavo, four folding plates; in original printed wrappers, rubbed with some loss, splitting at spine. An attractive if worn copy of this important nineteenth-century scientific journal, with a long and significant article regarding the eucalypts of New Holland. The 77 species described here were purchased from James Drummond, who had emigrated to the Swan River colony in 1829 and who supplemented his income by selling specimens - as here - to overseas collectors.The article is written by Nicholai Turczaninov (1796-1863). A good note on the Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (online) provides a useful insight into this taxonomy: 'Turczaninov held a number of Government posts, particularly in Siberia. In later years at least some of his duties included scientific studies and botany, and he pursued these studies in retirement. He amassed a very large personal herbarium, including purchased material from James Drummond (3rd collection), Preiss and Brown, and exchanged material with Hooker, Bentham and Steetz. Between 1846 and 1863 he published widely on Australian taxa (inter alia), based on the collections in his herbarium. He described 43 Australian genera and over 400 species, most from the collections of Drummond, but never visited Australia.'This fascicle of the Mélanges Biologiques, the 4th livraison of the first volume, was published in 1852. Turczaninov's article appears on pp. 394-428.

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        Traité de Géométrie Supérieure.

      First edition Paris: Bachelier, 1852. Author's presentation copy, of "his treatise on higher geometry...[which] gave him a world-wide reputation" (Smith, History, Vol. 1, p. 498). "In 1846 a chair of higher geometry was created for Chasles at the Sorbonne and he remained there until his death... He published highly original work... His work was marked by its unity of purpose and method. The purpose was to show not only that geometry, by which he meant synthetic geometry, had methods as powerful and fertile for the discovery and demonstration of mathematical truths as those of algebraic analysis, but that these methods had an important advantage, in that they showed more clearly the origin and connections of these truths. The methods were those introduced by L. Carnot, G. Monge and V. Poncelet and included a systematic use of sensed magnitudes, imaginary elements, the principle of duality and transformations of figures... Chales wrote two textbooks for his course at the Sorbonne. The first of these, the Traité de géométrie supérieure is based on the elementary theories of the cross ratio, homographic ranges and pencils and involution... In the case of the cross ratio, which Chasles called the anharmonic ratio, he was anticipated by A. Moebius. However, it was Chasles who developed the theory and showed that the use of sensed magnitudes and imaginary elements gives to geometry the freedom and power of analysis" (DSB III, pp. 212-4). Chasles (1793-1880) studied under Poisson at the Ecole Polytechnique. On the basis of his Aperçu historique sur l'origine et le développement des méthodes en géométrie (1837) he was made a professor at the Ecole Polytechnique, and was awarded a chair at the Sorbonne in 1846. The present work enjoyed considerable success, a second edition appearing in 1880. Provenance: Signed presentation inscription from the author to R.G. Latham to head of portion of original wrappers on front pastedown. Robert Gordon Latham FRS (1812-88) was a philologist, ethnologist, and curator of the ethnological department at The Crystal Palace. 8vo (213 x 135 mm), pp [4] lxxxiii [1:blank] 603 [1:blank] and 12 lithographed folding plates, contemporary half morocco, some very light foxing to first gathering and plates.

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        Practical Observations on Nervous and Sympathetic Palpitation of the Heart, as well as on Palpitation the Result of Organic Disease.

      John Churchill,, 1852. Second Edition. London, John Churchill, 1852. Octavo. VII, 207 pages with a 32 page catalogue of John Curchill's publications to the rear. Modern Hardcover (green half maroquin) in custom made solander box. remarkably rare book that has been extensively restored by the worlds best bookbindery "George Bayntun" in Bath, England. The pages have been all singlely restored and "jap tissued", unfortunately making this book now very expensive. Evan Bedford - No.963 - "The book is now very rare"nBedford remarks already in the introductory essay to his famous publication: "Many friends have kindly presented me with copies of their books, some of which have already become cardiac classics......Dr.O'Donovan generously presented me with his copy of Williams's "Nervous and sympathetic palpitation of the heart (2nd ed. 1852) which he acquired in Nottingham and which i had long sought in vain!.

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        Report to the House of Representatives . . . Vindicating the Rights of Charles T. Jackson to the Discovery of the Anaesthetic Effects of Ether Vapor and Disproving the Claims of W. T. G. Morton to that Discovery

      (Washington:) Printed by Authority of the Minority of the Committee, (1852) - 8vo, original printed wrappers, 57 pages. ? One of the interesting chapters in the life of Charles Thomas Jackson (1805-1880), brother-in-law of Ralph Waldo Emerson and a prominent physician, scientist and geologist, who had a disturbing tendency to get involved in "often bitter priority conflicts that left their marks on the scientific and social scenes of his day. They followed a standard pattern: a discovery would be announced by someone, Jackson would then claim prior discovery, and a controversy would ensue. Among them were conflicts over the discovery of guncotton (Christian Friedrich Sch?nbein), the telegraph (Samuel F. B. Morse), the digestive action of the stomach (William Beaumont), and the anesthetic effects of ether (William T. G. Morton)." - Wikipedia. ? Inscribed on the upper wrapper "With the respects of / C. T. Jackson." Wrappers worn, with some minor rears at the spine and edges; very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Illustrations of the Five Senses, by "Phiz."

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

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        Contes et facéties

      Giraud & Dagneau. The very rare first edition, of which there were no large paper copies, this copy being from the very first issue without mention and with the correct publisher, Giraud et Dagneau.Bradel binding in half indigo cloth over marbled paper boards, spine with a gilt floral motif, double gilt fillet and date at foot of spine, black shagreen title piece, the very fragile covers preserved with marginal repairs. A few small spots as usual. Difficult to find in good condition, as with this copy, because one often finds this work wormed, the covers being fragile (cf Clouzot). Rare. Giraud & Dagneau Paris 1852 9,5x16cm relié

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        Our Antipodes: or, Residence and Rambles in the Australasian Colonies. With a Glimpse of the Gold Fields

      London: Richard Bentley, 1852. 3 volumes: xii-[17]+410 pages with frontispiece and 4 other plates as called for; viii+[9]+405 pages with frontispiece bound in opposite page viii, lacks second plate at page 72, but copy supplied and laid in; viii+[9]+431 pages with frontispiece and three other plates (lacks plates opposite pages 201, 206 and 241). Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") issued in blue cloth with pictorial globe to front covers and gilt to spines. (Abbey Travel: 562) 1st edition.Godfrey Charles Mundy(1804-1860), soldier and author, was born on 10 March 1804, the eldest son of Major-General Godfrey Basil Mundy and Sarah Brydges, née Rodney, daughter of the first baron Rodney (1718-1792) who defeated the French Fleet under Comte de Grasse off Dominica in 1782. Mundy entered the army as an ensign in 1821, was commissioned lieutenant in 1823, captain 1826, major 1839, lieutenant-colonel 1845, and colonel 1854. In 1825-26 he was decorated while serving in India as aide-de-camp to Lord Combermere at the siege and storming of Bhurtpore. He was later stationed in Canada and arrived in Sydney from London in the Agincourt in June 1846 as deputy adjutant general of the military forces in Australia. He left in August 1851 and during the Crimean war was appointed under-secretary in the War Office. On 4 April 1857 he was appointed lieutenant-governor of Jersey in the Channel Islands with the local rank of major-general. He died in London on 10 July 1860 survived by his wife Louisa Katrina Herbert, whom he had married in Sydney on 6 June 1848, and by their son. In 1832 Mundy published Pen and Pencil Sketches, Being the Journal of a Tour in India, and in 1852 Our Antipodes: or, Residence and Rambles in the Australasian Colonies. With a Glimpse of the Gold Fields. He illustrated Our Antipodes with landscapes and lively scenes engraved from his own sketches. The first book went through three editions and the second four, not counting translations in German (1856) and Swedish (1857). In Australia Mundy accompanied his cousin Governor Sir Charles FitzRoy on several outback tours in New South Wales, and he visited Victoria, Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand. Aristocratic by birth and conventional in temper, he showed in his books a discerning eye, a lively pen, a keen sense of humour and a marked streak of sturdy common sense. Our Antipodes still makes entertaining reading and is an invaluable source of information for the Australian social historian.Condition:Recased with new spines, some foxing, previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns, corners bumped, glue stains to front pastedowns lacks plates opposite pages 72, 201, 206 and 241 else a very good set.

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        Report to the House of Representatives . . . Vindicating the Rights of Charles T. Jackson to the Discovery of the Anaesthetic Effects of Ether Vapor and Disproving the Claims of W. T. G. Morton to that Discovery

      (Washington:) Printed by Authority of the Minority of the Committee, (1852), 1852. First edition. Sabin 90329; Osler 1441. Wrappers worn, with some minor rears at the spine and edges; very good copy.. 8vo, original printed wrappers, 57 pages. One of the interesting chapters in the life of Charles Thomas Jackson (1805-1880), brother-in-law of Ralph Waldo Emerson and a prominent physician, scientist and geologist, who had a disturbing tendency to get involved in "often bitter priority conflicts that left their marks on the scientific and social scenes of his day. They followed a standard pattern: a discovery would be announced by someone, Jackson would then claim prior discovery, and a controversy would ensue. Among them were conflicts over the discovery of guncotton (Christian Friedrich Schönbein), the telegraph (Samuel F. B. Morse), the digestive action of the stomach (William Beaumont), and the anesthetic effects of ether (William T. G. Morton)." - Wikipedia. Inscribed on the upper wrapper "With the respects of / C. T. Jackson."

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        Signed Cheque. Drawn on Messrs. Coutts & Compy. For five pounds, made out to petty cash, dated 13th August 1852 and signed.

      1852 Crossed & folded; sl. split along folds, sl. browned. In card mount.Cheque no. 01598; signed also by W.H. Wills, making it likely the expenses relate to the office of Household Words

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        Laminated Hill Toucan [Plate-billed Mountain Toucan].

      Laminated Hill Toucan [Plate-billed Mountain Toucan], Andigena laminirostris. £1,700

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        Doubtful Toucan.

      Richter after Gould Doubtful Toucan. An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans'. Second edition 1852-54 520 x 330 mm approx £1600

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        Black-billed Hill Toucan [Black-billed Mountain Toucan].

      Black-billed Hill Toucan [Black-billed Mountain Toucan], Andigena nigrirostris. £1,600

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        Emaux et camées

      First edition.Marbled sheep Bradel binding by Loisellier-Le Douarin, spine with gilt cartouche and three mosaiced lozenges of red and beige morocco, date at foot of spine, covers with a frame of triple gilt fillets, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt, an elegant binding.Rare autograph inscription from the author to (Adolphe) Nibelle, very slightly shaved.  This copy is additionally enhanced with three manuscript corrections by the author towards the end of the volume.Further, a manuscript note signed by Nibelle has been mounted on guards at the beginning of the work, detailing the desirable collectible features of the book. Scattered foxing.           Eugène Didier Paris 1852 8,5x14cm relié

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        HMS "Rattlesnake" Commanded by Captain Owen Stanley R.N. entering the Louisiade Archipelago, June 14th, 1849.

      London: Day and Son, 1852. Coloured lithograph measuring 250 x 350 mm., in mount. Dramatic and finely executed coloured lithograph of the survey vessel HMS Rattlesnake by eminent marine artist Sir Oswald Brierly (1817 - 1894). Under the command of Captain Stanley Owen the Rattlesnake undertook an extensive marine survey of the Great Barrier Reef and seas off New Guinea. Brierly joined the vessel in 1848 and painted skilful and beautiful marine studies throughout the voyage.Significantly, the expedition was also concerned with investigating the diverse natural history of the tropical coast of northern Australia and the archipelagos to the east of New Guinea. The chief naturalist, John MacGillivray, was assisted by the youthful surgeon Thomas H. Huxley who was later renowned as a leading biologist of the era.This lithograph depicts the Rattlesnake entering the Louisiade Archipelago located 200 kilometres to the southeast of New Guinea. This hydrography of this region was virtually unknown by the mid nineteenth-century, largely due to the previous control of the region by the Dutch who discouraged British naval activity in the area. Surveying such waters was skilful and dangerous work, justly celebrated in commemorative prints such as this one. Fine.

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      Victor Lecou. First editionContemporary red half Russia, the spine with double gilt fillets, corners very lightly rubbed Handsome autograph inscription from Théophile Gautier to Monsieur Balquin des Essarts on half-title. Victor Lecou Paris 1852 12,5x18cm relié

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        Histoire de la vie politique et privée de Louis-Philippe

      Dufour et Mulat 1852 - - Dufour et Mulat, Paris 1852, Grd. in-8 (17x27cm), 320pp. et 311pp., 2 volumes reliés. - Première édition illustrée (l'originale étant parue en 6 volumes in-8 à la même date), illustrée de 2 frontispices et de 18 hors-texte, le tout sur acier et par Pilipoteaux, Riffaut, Karl Girardet. Les gravures sont assez belles et protégées sous serpentes roses. Le premier frontispice montre Louis-Philippe en famille avec Madame de Genlis, la gouvernante des enfants du roi. Reliures en demi chagrin vert. Dos à faux nerfs orné de 3 petits fleurons, de filets dorés et à froid, maigres et gras. Frottements. Bel exemplaire, relativement frais malgré quelques rares piqûres sur un papier bien blanc. On aurait pu craindre que le Dumas romancier prenne le pas sur le Dumas historien, mais il n'en est rien dans cet heureux ouvrage, très ordonné et factuel mais doué d'un sens du récit peu commun, et qui cite de nombreuses lettres, notamment dans les pièces justificatives. L'auteur n'oublie rien, depuis la naissance de Louis-Philippe jusqu'à sa chute. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, illustrated with 2 frontispieces and 18 inset, all steel and Pilipoteaux, Riffaut Karl Girardet . Binders half green shagreen. Back with false nerves decorated with 3 small florets, gilded nets and cold, lean and fat. 320pp. et 311pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Consolidated Annuities ( Ireland ) Report from the Select Committee of the House of Lords to whom shall be referred The Treasury MInute providing for the Debts Due from the Counties and Unions in Irelandby the imposition of a Consolidated Annuity for a Period not exceeding forty Years

      Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed - 1852. Hardcover. 815pp.Folio .Bound in Maroon Buckram with new label.From the Library of the Public Record Office.Ireland in the Nineteenth Century.Complete with handcoloured mat of Ireland showing the stations of the various officers and engineers. . . . . . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JOHANN ADAM KLEIN (1792 - 1875). "Zweite Folge von sechs Blatt Hunden". Sechs Darstellungen auf sechs Blättern.

      - Radierungen von J.A. Klein, 1852/53, je ca. 8,5 x 11 cm. Jahn 355 bis 359 und 362, jeweils I (v. II): "Aetzdruck". - Vorhanden: Blassl (neben Sense, Krug usw.); Folco (glatthaariger, gefleckter Hühnerhund); Langhaariger Hund an der Treppe; Die beiden Hühnerhunde; Langhaariger Hund an der Hütte; Die Hunde mit Maulkörben (Titelblatt, auf einem Stirnband die Chiffre "K.P.D. 1853", d.h. Königliche Polizei Direction). - Beiliegen: Vier Abzüge des II., endgültigen Zustandes (Jahn II v.II). Vorhanden: Folco; Langhaariger Hund an der Treppe; Die beiden Hühnerhunde; Die Hunde mit Maulkörben (=die Polizeihunde). Insgesamt, mit den Aetzdrucken, zehn Darstellungen auf zehn Blättern. - Die sechs Aetzdrucke jeweils mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante, zusammen auf einem Karton montiert, die vier Zustandsdrucke (II v.II) jeweils breitrandig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      - Format : Manuscript, pen and ink with watercolour, in 2 parts, each part dissected into 12 sections and mounted on original linen, housed in original custom blue cloth slipcase with title debossed in gilt (Map in Excellent condition, slipcase with slight wear at edges), overall 143 x 139 cm (56 x 55 inches), with signed dedication: ÒA Mme Aurore de Karamasine hommage de lÕAuteur. Fr. Le PlayÓ. This spectacular map is an original exquisitely drafted manuscript geological map of the key Russian mining area of Nizhny Tagil, by the one of the eraÕs leading mining engineers and sociologists FrŽdŽric Le Play. The survey on which it is based was commissioned by Count Anatole Demidov, a fabulously wealthy mining tycoon, who could perhaps be described as RussiaÕs first modern oligarch. Nizhny Tagil, the nucleus of the Demidov familyÕs metals empire, was home to some of the most productive mines in the world, being located in a geologically complex region, immediately to the east of the Ural Mountains. The richly colourful and carefully drafted map represents Le PlayÕs updated second version of his manuscript geological survey of Nizhny Tagil, drafted in 1852, which improves upon his 1844 first version (the current whereabouts of which are unknown). The present map is housed within its fine custom slipcase, and was drafted by Le Play to be a presentation piece for Aurora Karamzina, the enormously wealthy philanthropist, who was the co-proprietor of the Nizhny Tagil mines by virtue of her marriage to Anatole DemidovÕs late brother. The exquisite map covers a diagonal area approximately 200 kilometres long and 60 kilometres wide. The geological information is placed upon an exceedingly detailed and precise topographical template. The highly variable Ural foothill landscape is brilliantly expressed by contour lines, capturing gradations of elevation (along with the names of many hills and mountains), while all rivers, streams, lakes and swamps are depicted. In terms of human geography, all towns and villages are depicted, composed of the their built-up blocks, including the main town of ÒNijne TaguilskÓ (Nizhny Tagil, in the centre) and ÒNijne SaldinskÓ (Nizhny Saldinsk, on the right side of the map), amongst many others, while the road systems are delineated. Importantly, numerous named mines dot the landscape, while the grid on which Le Play laid out the map, labelled with numbers and letters, is visible along the edges of the featured area. The resplendent colours that overlay the entire map, classifying the geology of the region, are explained in the extremely detailed chart, ÒLŽgende des Couleurs en des Lignes employŽs dans la Carte GŽologique du District MŽtallifre de Nijni-TaguilÓ [Legend of the Colours employed on the Geological Map of the Metalliferous District of Nizhny Tagil], which occupies the lower right corner of the map. Le Play divides the terrain into three general geological classifications, which are further divided in sub-categories, all of which are identified by colours (including different shades for variants of sub-categories) and letters, running vertically down the left-hand side of chart, under the heading ÒDŽsignations des couleurs en des signesÓ [Designations of the colours in relation to the signs]. Each classification and sub-category is named in the middle vertical column as ÒDŽsignations du terrain, des roches en des signes.Ó [Designations of the land and rocks in relation to the signs]. In the wide right hand vertical column, Le Play provides extensive notes on each of the geological classifications, under the heading ÒObservations sur la situations gŽographique et topographique de roches en de gites MŽtallifreÓ [Observations regarding the geographical and topographical nature of the rocks and metalliferous deposits]. The first geological section is labelled Ò1re Section Ð Terrains de sŽdiments en couches horizontales ne faisant pas de a chaine des Monts-Ourals.Ó [Sediment fields in horizontal layers t

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        Handgeschreven brief aan 'Mon cher architecte et exélève!'

      - 25,4 x 19,3 cm. Gevouwen blad met blindstempel 'London Superfine' (dun schrijfpapier van hoge kwaliteit). Alle vier pagina's beschreven. Gesigneerd 'Votre affectionné Guillaume.' en gedateerd 'La Haye 28 Mars 1852'. 76 regels tekst. Tweemaal gevouwen.* Franstalige brief over landbouw en waterhuishouding aan Willems hofarchitect, de in het Belgische Mons geboren Henri François Guillaume Nicolas Camp (dank aan Dik van der Meulen voor deze informatie!). Willem was sterk geïnteresseerd in praktische wetenschappen, verbetering van landbouwtechnieken en dergelijke. In deze uitvoerige brief noemt hij twee vooruitstrevende landeigenaren, Frederik baron van Brakell van den Eng (1788-1865) en de idealistische Iman G.J. van den Bosch (1799-1880) uit Wilhelminadorp. Hij stelt Camp voor om samen met Van Brakell en Van den Bosch op paleis het Loo te komen logeren en de mogelijkheden te bespreken om er een landbouwbedrijf te stichten. Koning Willem III was natuurlijk zelf ook een grootgrondbezitter. Camp ontwierp verschillende belangrijke gebouwen voor de koning, onder andere Bronbeek en het Aardhuis. Een zeer uitvoerige, vriendschappelijke brief, in curieus en niet gemakkelijk leesbaar handschrift geschreven.

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        Hafiz commentary. [Istanbul], 1286 AH (= 1852 AD).

      1852. Folio. 2 vols. 503, (1) pp. 460 pp. Dark brown calf bindings with fore-edge flap; oxydized giltstamped cover decorations); wants upper cover of vol. 1.

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        STORIA DI NAPOLEONE DEL SIGNOR DI NORVINS. Nuova edizione italiana corredata di note e della giunta d'¬íimportantissimi documenti per cura del bibliofilo Marco Malagoli Vecchj.

      1852. (Napoleone) STORIA DI NAPOLEONE DEL SIGNOR DI NORVINS. Nuova edizione italiana corredata di note e della giunta d'íimportantissimi documenti per cura del bibliofilo Marco Malagoli Vecchj. Firenze, Giorgio Pillori, 1852, in 8' (cm 18,5x26), legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titolo in oro ai dorsi. 4 volumi di pp. 654, 582, 552 e 608. Esemplare completo di tutte le 75 tavole in bianco e nero fuori testo che illustrano i personaggi pi? famosi dell'íepopea napoleonica e i luoghi o le battaglie principali. Indice delle tavole alla fine dell'íultimo volume. Opera completa. Qualche accettabile usura alle legature, alcuni aloni e macchiette, qualche pagina un po'í allentata. (Rif.C3471-661/59)

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        Source of the Voltorno and Rocchetta June 12th 1852

      1852. Veduta della città finemente realizzata a disegno a matita con rialzi di biacca, su carta. L'opera fa parte di un taccuino di viaggio, relativo al periodo del Grand Tour. Ottima qualità. Fine view of the city, pencil drawing with white lead on paper. The work is part of a travel book, realized during a Grand Tour. Excellent example. ? ? 250 180

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        Loggboks-anteckningar under en jordomsegling med fregatten Eugenie åren 1851-53.Stockholm, P.A. Huldberg, (colophon: printed by Föreningkns Boktryckeri, 1856). 8vo. With 8 hand-coloured lithographed plates (including frontispiece), a folding map showing the tracks of the voyage, and several woodcut text illustrations. 19th-century black half sheep.

      - Forbes 2146; Kroepelien 395; O'Reilly & Reitmann 1182; cf. Forbes 2051 (Skogman's account). An account of the circumnavigation of the Swedish frigate Eugenie, "the first Swedish man-of-war to enter Hawaiian waters" (Forbes). The ship sailed around South America, then proceeded to the Galapagos, Hawaii, San Francisco, Tahiti, the Cook and Washington (Marquesas) Island, Sydney, Canton, Indonesia, and around South Africa back to Sweden. The Eugenie arrived at Honolulu on 21 June, 1852, and stayed there until July 2, which is detailed in chapter 9. The plates include 2 views of Buenos Aires, a view of Hawaii, a double portrait of King Kamehameha III and Queen Kalama, and a Hawaiian man in red vest with carrying pole.According to Kroepelien, the account was compiled from the notes of Carl Edward af Trolle, and interspersed with numerous quotations from the published narratives by N.J. Anderson and C. Skogman. The illustrations were taken from the Skogman's and Bille's accounts of the voyages of the Eugenie and the Galathea respectively.Rebacked, some browning, binding chafed. A good copy.

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        Pierers) Universal-Lexikon der Gegenwart und Vergangenheit oder neuestes encyclopädisches Wörterbuch der Wissenschaften, Künste und Gewerbe bearbeitet von mehr als 300 Gelehrten, herausgegeben von H. A. Pierer, 3. Auflage (Vierte Ausgabe), 17 Bände Halbl

      Altenburg, H. A. Pierer, 1849 - 1852. - Dritte Auflage (Vierte Ausgabe). Vollständiges Grundwerk in 17 Bänden. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und aufwendiger goldgeprägter Biedermeier-Ornamentik; dreiseitiger marmorierter Farbschnitt. Monumentales enzyklopädisches Werk mit mehr als 300.000 Stichworten auf ca. 16.000 Seiten (die etwa zeitgleich erschienene 8. Brockhaus-Auflage umfasste demgegenüber lediglich 12.000 Stichworte). Diese dritte Auflage war im Wesentlichen ein Neudruck der zweiten Auflage mit lediglich geringfügigen Aktualisierungen. Die 34 Bände (zu je 30 Bogen) der zweiten Auflage wurden hier in kompakterer Form zu 17 Bänden (zu je 60 Bogen) zusammengefaßt, der Druck auf hochwertigerem Papier vorgenommen. Als Herausgeber des Werkes fungierten nunmehr die Pierer-Söhne Eugen (1823 - 1890), Viktor (1826 - 1855) und Alfred (1836 - 1901). Was im Seemann-Verzeichnis (Bibliotheca Lexicorum, S. 454 f.) zur zweiten Pierer-Auflage vermerkt ist, gilt also gleichermaßen für das Nachfolgeformat: "Durch das moderne Konzept (erstes Lexikon mit ausführlichen Benutzerhinweisen, ausgezeichnete Stichwort- und Informationsselektion, neuartiger kurzer Lexikonstil, übersichtliche Aufmachung) wurde das Werk zu einem Markstein in der Lexikographie . Die verweistechnische Infrastruktur dieses Werkes war ihrer Zeit weit voraus und steht im 19. Jahrhundert ohne Beispiel da." Da das Pierer-Lexikon trotz seiner überragenden, die Konkurrenzausgaben der größeren Häuser Brockhaus und Meyer übertreffenden Qualität wegen eher rückständiger Vertriebsmethoden in vergleichsweise geringer Auflagenhöhe erschien, sind vor allem die frühen Auflagen dieses unter Fachleuten hochgeschätzten Lexikons heute nur noch äußerst selten, gut erhaltene, dekorative Exemplare kaum noch anzutreffen. Alle Bände in gutem, unversehrtem Zustand. Buchrücken allenfalls partiell leicht berieben, Goldprägungen noch gut zur Geltung kommend; Deckelbezüge partiell etwas beschabt; eine Ecke leicht angeknickt. Seiten überwiegend sauber, partiell leicht fleckig bzw. gebräunt. In toto schönes Exemplar dieser aufwendig gestalteten, repräsentativen Biedermeier-Ausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Ich biete zurzeit unter der Artikelnummer SB-14200 einen Bilder-Atlas zur 2. Pierer-Auflage an, der gleichermaßen zur Ergänzung der 3. Auflage geeignet ist.

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      Lippincott, Grambo & Co, Philadelphia 1852 - pp: 280, (16) publisher's ads; frontispiece illustration of a joyous "Negro Village on a Southern Plantation," tissue guard, illustrated bastard title. Bound in blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine; trace of foxing here and there. 7.5" x 4.5" A pro-slavery response to publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin earlier that year. [Wright, American Fiction, II:831. Work, Bibliography of the Negro, 465. Blockson Collection 9192.]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        Socialisme. L'insurrection de Clamecy

      [Clamecy, Imprimerie Cégrétin], 1852. 1852, 1852, in-8, 244-XXIV pages, chagrin bleu nuit, dos à quatre faux nerfs et orné, un filet gras et un triple filet dorés en encadrement des plats, tranches dorées [Cassier], "La démocratie pure est le despotisme de la canaille" (Voltaire) ; "Un peuple gâté par une liberté excessive est le plus insupportable des tyrans" (Fénelon) ; "La démocratie pure ne convient qu'à des Dieux" (Rousseau). Ces citations éloquentes et commodes - deux sont tirées de l'article "Démocratie" du Dictionnaire universel de la langue française de Boiste - sont placées en exergue et à la fin de cet ouvrage fort rare qui traite de l'insurrection des flotteurs de Clamecy dans la Nièvre et de la résistance au coup d'État du 2 décembre 1851. Il est attribué à Louis Auguste Marlière (1815-1894), sous-préfet de Clamecy au moment des faits, qui achève son travail sur une flatterie à l'adresse de Napoléon III : "C'est ainsi que la Providence a mis aux mains de Napoléon l'épée qui devait trancher nos discordes civiles ! qu'elle a élevé son génie à la hauteur de l'époque, lui donnant pour horizon le monde entier, et le faisant arbitre souverain de la destinée des nations !" L'ouvrage est un témoignage émanant de l'esprit des bourgeois conservateurs de cette commune de 6000 âmes, qui avait accueilli avec enthousiasme la proclamation de la République en 1848 ; parmi ces républicains se trouvaient de nombreux "gens de rivière", Clamecy étant un important centre de flottage des bois descendus des forêts du Morvan. ENVOI ou ex-dono (signature difficilement lisible) à M. Villiers, daté du 11 novembre 1852. On joint : une L.A.S. adressée à M. Pellault père à Clamecy, datée du 18 février 1852. In-8 [132 x 208 mm], 4 pages manuscrites à l'encre brune, cachets postaux et trace d'un cachet de cire rouge. La signature est difficilement lisible, mais le témoignage contenu dans ce courrier laisse aisément penser qu'elle est de Legeay, banquier à Clamecy et maire de la ville au moment de la révolte. Il s'agit en effet du récit des évènement vus, depuis la mairie, le 5 décembre 1851 : "Les hommes réunis à la mairie l'ont été sur ma convocation et organisés par moi : le S. préfet a envoyé quelques fusils puisqu'il n'y en avait pas à la mairie. Mais j'ai délivré des cartouches..." La lettre est probablement écrite à Henri Pellault, auteur de plusieurs notices historiques sur la ville de Clamecy, dont sa famille est originaire (La Commune de Clamecy, Ve Cassier, 1868 ; Réclamations des flotteurs de Clamecy, Clamecy, A. Leblond, 1851). Légers frottement aux moins, coiffes et coupes, quelques rousseurs. Néanmoins, bel exemplaire de ce rarissime ouvrage ouvrage d'histoire régionale (un exemplaire à la Biblioteca Reale de Turin et un à Bibliothèque Municipale de Nevers). Simone Waquet, "Clamecy et la résistance au coup d'État", Bulletin de l'Association 1851, n° 8, février-mars 2000

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