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        Les mémoires

      Bruxelles, Alphonse Lebègue, 1852 - 1856. 29 tomes en 9 vols reliure de l'époque en demi - toile, dos lisses, pièces de titre en maroquin noir 1852 - 1856, 1852 - 1856, in - 16, 29 tomes en 9 vols, reliure de l'époque en demi - toile, dos lisses, pièces de titre en maroquin noir, Contrefaçon belge, parue simultanément avec l'édition française publiée entre 1852 et 1854. Important témoignage sur la vie de l'auteur des Trois Mousquetaires, marqué par la présence de son père, le général républicain Thomas - Alexandre Dumas, dont la valeur est rappelée dès le premier tome. L'ouvrage rapporte de nombreuses anecdotes sur les amis de Dumas, parmi lesquels Béranger, Charles Nodier, George Sand, Victor Hugo, etc. : "Hugo et moi avons deux caractères absolument opposés : lui est froid, calme, poli, sévère, plein de mémoire du bien et du mal ; moi, je suis, en dehors, vif, débordant, railleur, oublieux du mal, quelquefois du bien." Nombreux témoignages historiques : La Retraite d'Espagne, L'attaque de l'Hôtel de ville, La Révolution de 1830, La Révolution nantaise, etc. Vicaire et Carteret ne citent comme édition belge de ces mémoires que celle de Meline, de 1852 - 1853, que Dumas considérait comme la seule édition complète parue à l'étranger. Ici les dix derniers tomes portent la mention Édition complète autorisée par l'auteur, ce qui indique sans doute une collusion avec celle de Meline. Dos légèrement passés mais un joli ensemble

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        Le chevalier de Maison - Rouge

      Chez Maresq et Cie, 1852. - Chez Maresq et Cie, Paris 1852, Grd. in - 8 (19,5x29cm), relié. - La prima edizione illustrata conteneva solo due incisioni Deveria, ed è apparso nel 1846, lo stesso anno in cui l'edizione originale; uno, completamente illustrato, comprende un frontespizio e 10 inserto su carta forte, una grande miniatura del titolo e 60 xilografie a metà pagina e capilettera e cul - de - lampada. Questa edizione è stampato sul modello delle edizioni popolari fatte da Maresq con due colonne per pagina, ma l'inserto ricordare altre edizioni illustrate Dumas, compresa Montecristo. Binding metà lutto albero verde. Torna con nervi decorate scatole (grassi e filetti magri). gilt. Piccoli cappette attrito, mascella e gli angoli. Restauro margine esterno di due strati. Bellissimo esemplare, con una carta di perfetta freschezza, senza macchie o lentiggini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] La toute première édition illustrée ne contenait que 2 gravures de Deveria, et parut en 1846, la même année que l'édition originale ; celle - ci, rare et pleinement illustrée, comprend un frontispice et 10 hors - texte sur papier fort, une grande vignette de titre et 60 gravures sur bois à mi - page, ainsi que des lettrines et culs - de - lampe. Cette édition est imprimée sur le modèle des éditions populaires réalisées par Maresq, avec deux colonnes par page, mais les hors - texte rappellent les autres éditions illustrée de Dumas, notamment Le Comte de Monte - Cristo. Reliure de demi chagrin vert sapin. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons (filets gras et maigres). titre doré. Petits frottements en coiffes, mors et coins. Restauration en marge externe de deux feuillets. Bel exemplaire, doté d'un papier d'une parfaite fraîcheur, sans la moindre tache ou rousseur.

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      San Francisco, 1852. 20pp. Modern paper boards, gilt leather label. Three bookplates on front endpapers. A touch of light foxing and a faint vertical crease. Very good. A seminal collection of documents under which California land claims were considered, and one of the earliest and rarest San Francisco imprints on that issue. California came under American control during the Mexican-American War and attained statehood in 1850. One of the most vexing legal questions in the 19th-century history of the state was the status of lands that had been granted by the former Spanish and Mexican governors. These "ranchos" at times amounted to thousands of acres, and questions of their ownership were quite contentious, despite the provisions of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to respect all Mexican land titles. This volume contains the text of the pertinent articles from the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the text of the 1851 Congressional Act establishing a Commission to investigate the cases, the instructions to the Commissioners, and the regulations under which they operated. "This is the foundation document under the terms of which all California land claims were first adjudicated" - Streeter. "One of the earliest local publications with reference to Mexican land claims" - Cowan. Greenwood locates eleven copies, including the Streeter copy. One of the bookplates on the present copy is that of the noted Vermont collector, Hall Park McCullough. Only two copies have appeared at auction since the Streeter sale in 1968. COWAN, p.375. GREENWOOD 362. STREETER SALE 2726. NORRIS CATALOGUE 1996. COHEN 9587. OCLC 191282311.

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        (Autografo) SAND, George (pseudonimo di Aurore Dupin, 1804-1876)

      21 Xbre 1852. (Autografo) SAND, George (pseudonimo di Amantine (o Amandine) Aurore Lucile Dupin1804-1876). L.a.f. ad un editore datata 21 Xbre '52. >

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        Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake,commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. &c. during the Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries and Surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc. To which is added the account of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition for the Exploration of the Cape York Peninsula.

      1852 - First edition. 2 vols. Large folding chart, 6 tinted lithographs & 7 other plates, with further illustrations in the text. 8vo. Very fine original cloth, within a purpose built cloth slipcase. xi, 402, 12ads.; v, 395, 8ads.pp. London, ?A very important voyage of exploration and scientific research? (Ferguson). This, the official account, records the Rattlesnake's four year voyage, during which she made brief visits to, amongst other places, Rio de Janeiro, Mauritius, Port Stanley, Hobart Town, Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand. The fine lithograph plates were taken from drawings by the noted naturalist T.H. Huxley who acted as assistant-surgeon on the Rattlesnake, but whose work mainly concentrated on marine specimens. The son of the noted naturalist William MacGillivray, ?John served as naturalist on various government surveying expeditions from 1842 to 1855, including that of chief naturalist on the Rattlesnake. After the latter date, he continued to study the natural sciences in the Australasian Islands? (Hill). The Brooke-Hitching copy, that owner notes that this copy came from Mathew Boulton's Library. Ferguson, 11972; Hill, p483. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York:: Wm. C. Bryant & Co., Printers,. 1852. Cover title. Large folding map, approx. 36" x 107", folded to 6" x 8.5". Bound in printed green paper-covered boards with black cloth spine [boards lightly rubbed and spotted], accession label on spine. The map has some hand-colored routes and locations. Map sections have been expertly joined in several places with archival tape applied to blank verso [apparently as issued]. Tanning along some folds and edges, light spotting. Several expertly mended fold splits [no text loss], a few short closed tears repaired on verso with archival tape. Manuscript ownership signature of W.H. Talcott at head of front board. The map has a blind embossed stamp in a blank margin: "American Society of Civil Engineers, Founded in New York in A.D. 1852." Very Good. The 1840s brought forth much advocacy of a ship canal through Nicaragua and across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The United States and England clashed over its control. The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty resulted in an agreement for joint support and control. The treaty was signed and ratified in 1850. Ephraim G. Squier, U.S. Charge' d' Affaires, had negotiated with the American, Atlantic & Pacific Ship Canal Company to do the work. Col. O.W. Childs of Philadelphia was appointed Chief Engineer, and assigned the task of surveying and determining a line of location. W[illiam] H. Talcott [1809-1868], this map's previous owner, was a Connecticut native who moved to Albany to study engineering under John B. Jervis. During his early career, he surveyed the Hudson River and the Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad, and was Superintendent and Engineer of the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad. He was appointed Constructing Engineer of the Genesee Valley Canal in 1837, resident engineer upon the Erie Canal Enlargement project in 1841, Resident Engineer and Superintendent of the Western Division of the Morris Canal in New Jersey in 1845 and its Chief Engineer and Superintendent in 1846, and finally, as the President of the Canal Company in 1864. He was one of the twelve founding members of the American Society of Civil Engineers, formed in 1852. OCLC shows thirteen locations, as of November 2013.

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        Maps illustrating The Isthmus of Tehuantepec. [Tehuantepec Railway Company].

      New York. D. Appleton & Co., 1852. - 8vo, 23.5cm, 1p., with 8 very large folding engraved maps, these large fragile maps have been professionally expertly backed, cleaned, restored and rehinged, (requiring 14 hours), rebacked in the original blind decorated cloth boards, gilt titles on the upper cover, fine and rare thus (cgc) A series of detailed typographical maps pre-pared under the direction of Maj. J.G. Barnard, U.S. Engineers, Chief Engineer of the Tehuantepec Railroad Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. A proposal in response to the Mexican government granting foreign concessions for a railway, 192 miles long, to span the Tehuantepec isthmus in the 1850's. In 1882, the Mexican government resolved to build the railway itself but it was not finished until 1907 under British contract. The primary map measured 42x 16 inches; The other seven maps detail portions of the area, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific coasts. [Attributes: 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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      Victor Lecou, 1852. - Victor Lecou, Paris 1852, 12,5x18cm, relié. - Edizione originale. Rilegatura in mezza pelle rossa Russia, torna liscia decorata con doppie reti dorate, angoli leggermente strofinato, legame contemporaneo. Autografo prezioso firmato Théophile Gautier Balquin Monsieur des Essarts sulla pagina occhietto. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi cuir de Russie rouge, dos lisse orné de double filets dorés, coins très légèrement frottés, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Théophile Gautier à Monsieur Balquin des Essarts sur la page de faux - titre.

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      1852. FIRMIN DIDOT FRERES. 1852. In - 8.Carré. Relié demi - cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs. 27 volumes (par odre alphabétique) d'environ 800 pages chacun - TExte sur 2 colonnes 3 volumes (ATLAS) ornées de très nombreuses planches en noir et blanc dont certaines sont dépliantes / Plats et contre - plats jaspés - Nombreux signets conservés - Titre, tomaison et filets dorés au dos de chacun des volumes / Nombreuses taches légères de rousseurs pouvant altérant parfois légèrement la lecture / 14 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES.

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      1852. Firmin Didot Frères. 1852. In - 8.Carré. Relié demi - cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs. 29 volumes d'env. 800 - 1000 pages chacun. Tome 4 manquant. Titre, tomaison, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Atlas illustrés de très nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc, dont certaines sur planches dépliables. Nouvelle édition entièrement refondue et augmentée de près du double. Sous la dir. de M. Léon Renier. Tomes 1 à 27 (4 manquant), de Alg à Zyg. Atlas: Tome I: Agriculture, Anatomie humaine, Architecture, Astronomie, Chemins de Fer, Chimie, Arts chimiques. Tome II: Chronométrie, Géologie, Géométrie, Hydrostatique, Histoire Naturelle, Métallurgie, Art Militaire, Musique. Tome III: Mécanique, Arts Mécaniques, Navigation, Optique, Physique.

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        Der Rhein und die Rheinlande von Mainz bis Köln (2 Bände)

      - Dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten.u.a.7 verschiede Ansichten von Mainz, verschiede Ansichten von Köln, sehr schöne Ansichten der Burgen am Rhein. In Stahl gestochen von Johann Poppel im Vereine mit Deutschlands bekanntesten Stahlstechern. Von einem historisch topographischen Text begleitet. Lange Vlg. Darmstadt. 1852/53, gestochenem Titelblatt und 102 Stiche (komplett)(teils stark stockfleckig), dazugehöriger Textband:Der Rhein und die Rheinlande. Ein historisch-topograhischer Text von 346 S. gr.8. (braunfleckig). 24x 16,5 cm Ln.-2)Bild des Titelblattes. Sonderangebot: Dieser Verkäufer bietet Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 25% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 1349,95 EUR.

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        Tableau de Paris

      Paulin et Le Chevalier, 1852. - Paulin et Le Chevalier, Paris 1852, in - folio (26,5x38cm), 388pp. ; 396pp., 2 tomes en un volume relié. - Edizione 1500 illustrato incisioni dopo i disegni di Blanchard, Cham, Gavarni, francese, Gradville, Pauquet, Lami, Vernet ... tra cui due incisioni doppia pagina, vedute di Parigi in linea retta e un piano Parigi nel 1853. Bound in mezzo rosso dolore vintage. Indietro con false nervi decorati con scatole fredde, reti e tra i nervi, e le ruote e la testa coda. Attrito cappette, mascelle, nervi e gli angoli. Angoli urtato. A pochi punti sparsi all'inizio del libro su carta è rimasta fresca. Superba pubblicazione, abbondantemente illustrato la Parigi dei primi anni del Secondo Impero nei primi trasformazioni Haussmann. I capitoli descrittivi e storici procedono per luoghi caratteristici: gli Champs - Elyzées, viali, Il Collegio della Sorbona, il Pont Neuf, Lussemburgo e per temi: collegi, trovatelli, sartine e cortigiane ... - [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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        Les papillons. Métamorphoses terrestres des peuples de l'air. Tome 2 seul

      - Paris, Martinon libraire, G de Gonet éditeur sans date, 1852. In-4 relié demi chagrin noir. Dos à nerfs ornés, motifs dorés. Reliure signée Cluzel en queue. Faux titre, fronstispe en couleurs, gravure couleursp ortant légende "Aventures d'une guêpe et d'un frelon", titre, 260 pages. 8 planches couleurs à pleine page et 4 planches en noir à divers sujets pour la partie "Entomologie des dames". Les coins sont légèrement émoussés. Tome 2 seul malheureusement de cet ouvrage rare. Bon état [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Emaux et camées

      Eugène Didier, 1852. - Eugène Didier, Paris 1852, 8,5x14cm, relié. - First Edition. Associazione a bradel in piena pelle di pecora marmorizzata, dorso liscio decorato con una cartuccia d'oro impreziosito tre pellets e rosso mosaico marocco sabbia, quando la coda d'oro, triple cornice dorata sui piatti, e guardie contreplats di carta fatta a mano tutte le sezioni d'oro, elegante raccoglitore firmato Loisellier - Le Douarin. Autografo Rare firmata dall'autore (Adolphe) Nibelle leggermente tagliata. Inoltre, il nostro modello si arricchisce con tre correzioni manoscritte dell'autore alla fine della raccolta. Infine, una nota manoscritta firmata dal bibliofilo dedicatario specificando le caratteristiche del nostro modello è stato montato sulla linguetta a tutto volume. Macchie sparse. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en pleine basane marbrée, dos lisse orné d'un cartouche doré agrémenté de trois pastilles de maroquin rouge et sable mosaïqué, date dorée en queue, encadrement de triples filets dorés sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées, élégante reliure signée de Loisellier - Le Douarin. Rare autographe signé de l'auteur à (Adolphe) Nibelle très légèrement rogné. En outre, notre exemplaire est enrichi de trois corrections manuscrites de l'auteur en fin de recueil. Enfin, une note manuscrite signée du dédicataire précisant les particularités bibliophiliques de notre exemplaire a été montée sur onglet en début de volume. Rousseurs éparses.

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        Ponte del Navi.

      Stoccolma 1852 - Litografia in seppia con la veduta di Ponte Navi, San Fermo sullo sfondo e scena di vita in primo piano. Mm 186x282, tratta dall'albo" Pittoresk resetur fran Stockolm nel 1852. La veduta è firmata in basso a d.:"Billmark" e sotto nel centro: " Paris, imp. Lemercier rue de Sein, 55". Ottimo esemplare marginoso. Carlo Perini-Cesare Sinistri "Verona nelle antiche stampe", 503.

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        Übersichtsplan der INUNDATIONSGEBIETE ( Überschwemmungsgebiete ) der Gewässer bei und in der Umgegend von Leipzig. Lithographie gerahmt.

      Lith. Inst. von H. Kunsch. 1852-1854., Leipzig. - 107 x 70 cm Außenmaß, Lithographie, grenzkoloriert, auf Leinwand aufgezogen, in der rechten Ecke fleckig, sieht man nur aus der Nähe, in sich etwas knittrig glattgezogen, hinter Glas. Tadellos gerahmt. ( vor ca. 25 Jahren ) 13, Versand mit Rahmen äußerst schwierig Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Li Prouvençalo. Poésies diverses. Précédées d'une Introduction par M. Saint - René Taillandier, et suivies d'un Glossaire

      Seguin Aîné 1852 In - 12 (189 x 120 mm), xlv - (1) pp. - (1) ff., 437 pp., demi - cartonnage bleu à la bradel, coins, non rogné (reliure d'époque). Edition originale de ce recueil de poésies en provençal, contenant 10 poèmes de Frédéric Mistral, 16 de Joseph Roumanille, ainsi que de Joseph - Jacques - Léon d'Astros, Théodore Aubanel, Gustave Bénédit, François - Henri - Joseph Blaze (Castil - Blaze), Augustin Boudin, Marius Bourrelly, Barthélémy Chalvet, Antoine - Blaise Crousillat, Paul Giéra (Glaup), Anselme Mathieu, etc. Orné d'un portrait dédicace de Roumanille, et enrichi d'un feuillet de vocabulaire provençal manuscrit du même. Contient un Glossaire franco - provençal. Célèbre recueil, qui fut l'une des premières manifestations du Félibrige, fondé en 1854 par sept poètes provençaux dont Joseph Roumanille, Frédéric Mistral, Théodore Aubanel, etc. (quelques défauts sur les coupes et les coins, quelques petites mouillures claires, rousseurs). / / 12o (189 x 120 mm), xlv - (1) pp. - (1) ff., 437 pp., bradel blue quarter - cloth, uncut (contemporary binding). First edition of this poetry collection in Provençal dialect, containing 10 poems by Frédéric Mistral, 16 by Joseph Roumanille, and also by Joseph - Jacques - Léon d'Astros, Théodore Aubanel, Gustave Bénédit, François - Henri - Joseph Blaze (Castil - Blaze), Augustin Boudin, Marius Bourrelly, Barthélémy Chalvet, Antoine - Blaise Crousillat, Paul Giéra (Glaup), Anselme Mathieu, etc. Illustrated with a portrait of Roumanille with dedication, enriched with an handwritten leaf of Provençal vocabulary by him. Contains a "Glossaire", french - Provençal. Famous poetry collection, one of the first expression of the Félibrige, founded in 1854 by seven Provençal poets including Joseph Roumanille, Frédéric Mistral, Théodore Aubanel, etc. (some defects on corners and turns - in, some little light water - stains, spots).

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        Uncle Tom's cabin. With 27 illustrations on wood by George Cruikshank.

      London, John Cassell, 1852. (XXIV) 391 pp. Half blue marocco with gilted spine and top edge, engraved portrait of Harriet Beecher Stowe and 12 (of 13) original printed wrappers preserved. *some foxing, some marginal waterstains at beginning, endpaper in front slightly damaged, ex libris Ricardi Gulielmi Alani V Earl of Onslow, otherwise good condition*.Uncle Tom's Cabin was initially released in serial format in The National Era, a weekly newspaper, from June 5, 1851 - April, 1852. In Great Britain John Cassel published the novel in thirtheen parts in 1852. This is the serial, therefore the first English edition.Uncle Tom's Cabin was a bestseller, selling 10.000 copies in the United States in its first week; 300.00 in the first year, and in Great Britain, 1.5 million copies in one year. (Harriet Beecher Stowe Center)

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        Bible Natural History; Containing a Description of Animals & Birds

      Published by Groombridge And Sons, London 1852 - 1852. 318 pages. No dust jacket. Blue, decorative cloth with gilt lettering. Hinge cracked yet binding remains firm. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with rubbing over front endpaper. Intermittent dog-eared corners with scuffing along block-edge. P.203 is beginning to come loose with colour plates throughout. moderate rubbing and scuffing along spine with splitting along edges. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Red smudge at front. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gespräche mit Dämonen. Des Königsbuchs zweiter Band.

      Berlin, Arnim s Verlag, 1852 - Gr.-8°. 1 Bl., VIII, 371 (+ 1 S. Impressum). Erstausgabe (WG 10; Goed. VI, 85, 10). - Fortsetzung des sozialkritischen Werks "Dies Buch gehört dem König" (1843). Bettina setzt sich für die politische Gleichstellung von Frauen und Juden und die Abschaffung der Todesstrafe ein, hält aber fest an der Idee eines Volkskönigs. Das Buch wurde bereits vor seinem Erscheinen von der preußischen Zensur verboten. - Exlibris u. Stempel "VA" (Viktor Achter, Jurist u. Büchersammler, 1905-1981) u. Bleistift-Notizen von Auktionsergebnissen (von der Hand Sibylle von Steinsdorff) a. Innendeckel. Rücken unten mit kleiner Fehlstelle, sonst alles sehr schön. Der Buchblock ist noch unbeschnitten, mit nahezu fleckenlosem, sehr gutem Papier. - Selten! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Brauner Pappband mit Rückenschild aus rotem Leder mit goldgeprägtem Titel u. 6 Doppellinien in Gold, sauber a. Halbleinenrücken aufgezogen (Bibliothek Viktor Achter). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Etudes cliniques. Traité théorique et pratique des maladies mentales considérées dans leur nature, leur traitement, et dans leur rapport avec la médecine légale des aliénés

      1852 - 2 vol. de I. (4), XVIII, Nancy & Paris, Grimblot & V. Masson, 1852-1853, in-8, 2 vol. de I. (4), XVIII, 471pp, (3)pp, 13 pl. - II. (4), 600pp, 10pl, 3 tabl, demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, dos à faux nerfs, PREMIERE EDITION de cet ouvrage important et rare. 23 planches lithographiées représentant 24 portraits d'aliénés de l'asile de Maréville près de Nancy. Trois tableaux analytiques et synoptiques des maladies mentales dépliants hors-texte. Important traité qui abonde en documents et qui rapporte les cours de Morel faits à l'asile de Maréville. Bénédict-Augustin Morel (1809-1873), orphelin né à Vienne, fit ses études à Lyon où il était l'ami et le colocataire de Claude Bernard. Docteur en 1839, il travaille à Paris auprès de Falret à la Salpêtrière. En 1851, il commence à donner un cours de maladies mentales à l'asile de Maréville et, en 1856, il est nommé directeur de l'établissement de Saint-Yon. Chrétien prosélyte autrement connu pour son "Traité des dégénérescences physiques" (1857) et son "Traité des maladies mentales" (1860), Morel a posé au milieu du XIXe siècle les fondements de la théorie de l'aliénation héréditaire et de la maladie mentale comme une régression de l'espèce humaine. Ses travaux, qui découlent du darwinisme et de la théorie de la sélection naturelle des espèces, dominent la pensée en la matière durant cette période qui précède l'essor de la psychanalyse ; ils sont notamment à la base des réflexions d'Émile Zola dans les Rougon-Macquart. Cachets de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Une charnière intérieure ouverte. Étiquettes en pied des dos. Feuillets brunis, quelques rousseurs. Semelaigne I, p. 342 et suiv. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Model Architect

      Philadelphia: Jones, 1852. First. hardcover. very good. A Series of Original Designs for Cottages, Villas, Suburban Residences, etc., accompanied by Explanations, Specifications, Estimates, and Elaborate Details. Prepared Expressly for the Use of Projectors and Artisans throughout the United States. Color frontis., many tinted plates, some in color. Many black and white drawings, 2 vols., small folio, contemp. 3/4 brown calf, raised bands, gilt title on spine; (foxed, joints weak). Philadelphia: E.S. Jones, (1852).

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        Vierteljahresschrift für praktische Pharmacie. Bände 1 - 21.

      München, Joh.Palm's Hofbuchhandlung / Jul.Grubert, 1852-72. - *Selten! - Die Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Medizin verfügt nur über die Bände 9-13. - Kirchner 9881. - Ferchl 584. - Schelenz 681f. - Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Ganz-Rotschnitt, 21 uniform-gebundene Pappbände d.Zt. mit Leder-Rückenschildchen. - Mitunter sind die Kanten berieben und die Ecken bestoßen; innen jeweils sehr gut erhalten. 0.0 Sonderangebot: Dieser Verkäufer bietet Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 20% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis:825.0 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Notablenversammlung Der Israeliten Böhmens in Prag: Ihre Berathungen Und Beschlüsse. (Mit Statistischen Tabellen Über Die Israelitischen . Und Rabbinate in Böhmen.)

      Leopold Sommer, Vienna, Wien, Austria 1852 - Detached boards. First and last two leaves are soiled. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [Edo ca.1852], Suwahara. Gold brocade silk cloth over boards. color woodblock printed, very clean, neatly rebacked, minor. loss to old folds, rubbing to covers, facsimile title slip,. 105 x 98.5 cm., very solid, bright copy, folding map. RARE!. A GRAND WOODBLOCK-COLOR PRINTED WALL MAP OF EDO . A GRAND "BIRD'S EYE PERSPECTIVE" OF OLD EDO . . This is a very nice grand size map, showing the Emperor's Palace in the center, surrounded by a moat. The Hatamoto Mon [crests] are located in the inner moat, showing who the most loyal Imperial retainers and their family Yashiki [mansions] throughout the area. . The map shows the complete view of Edo and its suburbs, rivers, streets, roads, famous places, shrines and temples clearly named. The bay shows two sailing "junks" or "Sampans" plying their way. With directional characters, distance chart from Nihon Bashi to various distant destinations. * An excellent example of what Edo looked like prior to Japan being opened by Commodore Perry in 1852~1854. . An important and historical map, suitable for wall display and framing. *** The woodblock printing is excellent, with solid color and sharp registry. A very nice impression. *** Color scans of this and most of our other items are posted to our website. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Uncle Tom's cabin. With 27 illustrations on wood by George Cruikshank.

      - London, John Cassell, 1852. (XXIV) 391 pp. Half blue marocco with gilted spine and top edge, engraved portrait of Harriet Beecher Stowe and 12 (of 13) original printed wrappers preserved. *some foxing, some marginal waterstains at beginning, endpaper in front slightly damaged, ex libris Ricardi Gulielmi Alani V Earl of Onslow, otherwise good condition* Uncle Tom's Cabin was initially released in serial format in The National Era, a weekly newspaper, from June 5, 1851 - April, 1852. In Great Britain John Cassel published the novel in thirtheen parts in 1852. This is the serial, therefore the first English edition.Uncle Tom's Cabin was a bestseller, selling 10.000 copies in the United States in its first week; 300.00 in the first year, and in Great Britain, 1.5 million copies in one year. (Harriet Beecher Stowe Center) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys.

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields,, 1852. With engravings by Baker from designs by Billings. Small octavo. Publisher's gift binding of olive-green vertical-ribbed cloth, covers with decorative borders blocked in blind enclosing central gilt oval, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, cream endpapers, gilt edges. Custom green morocco-backed folding case. Engraved frontispiece and 6 plates; flyleaf inserted at front and end of volume. Bookplates of Frank Maier and Frank J. Hogan. Nicks at foot of spine, tips very slightly rubbed, a couple of marginal spots, mild offsetting from the bookplate. These minor flaws notwithstanding, this is a truly exceptional copy. First edition, first state with "lifed" (for "lifted") at page 21, line 3.

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        Le Chevalier de Maison Rouge

      Chez Maresq, 1852. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1852. 225 pages. No dust jacket. Half bound maroon leather to corners and spine and marble paper covered boards. French language text. B&W frontispiece. Light finger marking, tanning and foxing to endpapers and pages. Cracked backstrip with loss to top and chips and tears to edges. Slight rub wear to boards, corners and spine with edge wear.

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        The Model Architect, a series of original designs for cottages, villas ... accompanied by explanations, specifications, estimates and details

      Philadelphia: E.S. Jones,, 1852-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 volume set. 1/4 leather spine over green boards. Some shelf wear. Color frontis. 209 plates, some color. Primarily floor plans and edifices. Scatteres spotting. Hitchcock 1192. Sameul Sloan as an important 19th century American architect. Trained as a carpenter, Sloan transitioned to architecture in 1851. Sloan was a particularly prolific writer and contributed plans to Godey's Lady's Book. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        String Quartet, D887, "Grand Quatuor En Sol Pour Deux Violons, Alto Et Violoncelle, Oeuvre 161"- INSCRIBED BY DIABELLI EDITOR SPINA TO HENRI VIEUXTEMPS

      Vienne: Diabelli, [1852]. First edition . Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Complete parts to Schubert's Quartet no. 15, op. 161, signed and inscribed on the Violino Primo title page

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        BLEAK HOUSE -- two proof serial parts

      1852. Parts IV and V only -- but in apparent proof state. London: Bradbury & Evans, n.d.[1852] Original (but see below) blue printed wrappers. Here are two consecutive serial parts of BLEAK HOUSE -- each containing the appropriate two plates and the full 32 pages of text (said leaves still unopened -- in other words, it is the single multi-folded text sheet). However: there are two major differences between these and "normal" serial parts. First, there are no ads whatsoever -- no "Bleak House Advertiser" at the front, no miscellaneous inserted ads at the rear. Second, and more importantly, the wrappers are variant, in different ways.~The wrapper for Part V is a standard Bleak House one (including the footnote that was changed beginning with this part), except that at the top, there is no printed number "V", nor the month "July" -- so it reads simply "No." at upper left (though the digit "5" has been inked in), and "Price 1s." at upper right. The other three surfaces of the wrapper (rear outside plus both inside) are blank, where a normal wrapper would have ads.~As for Part IV, the front wrapper is entirely blank, except for an inked "4" and the word "Bleak"; this is in fact a generic David Copperfield wrapper, turned inside-out -- thus the inside rear cover is a David Copperfield front wrapper, but again without part number nor month -- and the other three surfaces are blank.~Clearly, in each case the appropriate Bleak House plates and the text sheet were being bound up, without ads and even without ads on the wrappers -- using whatever was at hand, even if that meant a spare wrapper from an earlier novel, turned inside-out. Our best guess is that these must have been some sort of proof copies, put up before the part-specific wrapper language or ads had been added.~Condition of both is very good to near-fine, with some wrapper edge-wear and some foxing on the plates.

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        Tratado Teórico-Práctico de la Fabricacion de Tejidos (2 Volumes)

      Imprenta del Porvenir a Cargo de B. Bassas, Barcelona, Spain 1852 - "Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacturing of Textiles" Volume I: [8], 287, [4], 202 pp. 4to.; Volume II: Unpag. Folio. Full leather bindings with blind embossed, rectangular decorative imprint on the front and rear boards of each volume, some scuffing, gold embossed decorative design and tooling to each spine. Marbled endpapers, both volumes clean within. Volume I contains a two-volume work bound as one. Volume II is slightly larger and contains 112 plates illustrating the processes and equipment required for textile manufacturing; many folding, many in color. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historically Important Manuscript about early Firefighting alarm technology

      Boston, 1852. unbound. Partial unsigned manuscript consisting of four pages, 9.75 x 7.75 inches, labeled "2" through "5," of a more extensive document, all in the hand of Moses G. Farmer from 1852-1853, discussing the earliest trial-runs of the first ever Electric Fire Alarm System implemented in Boston. Though placed into service on April 28th 1852, Farmer's notes (in diary form) start on June 21st, assessing the system while constantly citing ways to improve his new invention, in very small part: "...Wednesday June 23 an alarm at 2:15...could not be easily read and caused a delay of 8 or 10 minutes...Saturday July 9th the circuit wheel of the key board needed repairs - the connector melted off by strong battery. July 10th Great Fire in Fort Hill. Alarm first came from Lower Boston plain. They tried to give it from Fort Hill & Persshar St. but both turned together turned too fast, while ringing for So. Boston alarm came from Broad St. a delay in the time alarm of about 7 minutes...Friday Aug 6th Wanted! A Battery! Easy of manipulation. Constant & enduring in its operation. Powerful & certain in its effects & of small...cost! Sunday Aug 8th An alarm from D-7 at 12M. The operator did not understand it, being the first one from that box & did not strike till the alarm came from I-4 at 12:15 P.M...Says he will recognize it next time. Oct 17th tried to raise an alarm from D-3 - S-3, 4, & 5 but could not, the lightning assertors were the cause of the difficulty...Friday Oct. 29th Put my newly invented battery on the South Boston signal circuit first time. Nov. 22nd Proceeded to try experiments on the velocity of sound for Captain C Wilkes...put my new battery on all signal circuit. Monday Dec. 20th Bad luck within two days at Three alarms. At one alarm the operator forgot to connect the South circuit. At Another the South end bells struck all sorts of ways on account of the key board running too fast. Atmospheric electricity probably had something to do with raising a false alarm at South End yesterday. [Note: this is possibly the earliest recorded false alarm!) Jan 11th [1853] Patent for my battery granted today. Sat. Jan. 15th 1853 Key board out of order. Made a substitute & had I repaired. Monday Jan. 17th Found wire broken at So. Williams St. did not intercept the circuit." This item has natural folds, but is still in near fine condition. American electrical engineer and inventor of the Electric Fire Alarm System and several forms of the Incandescent Electric Light. He also patented an early light bulb (which was later bought by Thomas Edison). Though a true pioneer of many aspects of 19th century electrical invention, he and his wife were Spiritualists and felt that their talents were God-given, and that they shouldn't take credit for any of his inventions. As a result, he failed to carry his ideas to commercial success.

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        On the death of the Duke of Wellington, the Commander-in-Chief, and his successor: "The death of the Duke ought to be the removal of an obstacle to military economy - keep yr eye awake to all this = Ld Hardinge, I fear, is very prone to expenditure - He must be met sternly…"

      Hughenden {High Wycombe, England], September 26, 1852. 4.5" x 7". "Outstanding Black-bordered Autograph Letter Signed ""D"" as Chancellor of the Exchequer, 4 pages, 4.5"" x 7"", front and verso on two conjoined sheets. Hughenden Manor, [High Wycombe, England], September 26, 1852. To George A. Hamilton, Parliamentary Secretary of the Treasury. With black-bordered envelope, 4.75"" x 3"", signed ""B. Disraeli"" in the lower left, marked ""Private"" in the upper right and addressed by him to: ""G.A. Hamilton Esq / Treasury."" Slightly soiled, opened at back flap. Fine condition.Marked ""Private"" by Disraeli. In full, ""Ld J Manners writes, that the Brompton Cemetery Compy are pressing anxiously for the purchase money, & that Messrs. Barnes & Ellis advise him, that the Company's demand for interest will be resisted, to a disadvantage, by the Govt, if any further delay occur in completing the purchase. Will you therefore, see to this?""The death of the Duke ought to be the removal of an obstacle to military economy - keep yr eye awake to all this = Ld Hardinge, I fear, is very prone to expenditure - He must be met sternly. Look to the evidence given before the Comm[itt]ee on Army estimates on the junction of the H[orse] Guards & Ordnance departments. We shall be pressed on this head. And keep yr eye increasingly on the expenditure for public works so that the reductions, we talked of this year, may be achieved.""BackgroundThe Duke of Wellington, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, had died on September 14, 1852. He was succeeded by Lord Hardinge on September 28, 1852, two days after Disraeli wrote this letter.Lord J. Manners was John Thomas Manners-Sutton, 2nd Baron Manners. From Benjamin Disraeli Letters, Volume Six, 1852-1856: ""The purchase of the Brompton Cemetery had been agreed upon in March 1851 by the previous government as a board of health provision for burying paupers. On 13 February 1852, the treasury agreed to advance £74,921, secured by mortgaging the property to the government. On 10 September Manners wrote … for a quick approval of the amount 'now that the Cholera is threatening us.'…""On 15 September … [Hamilton] told Disraeli that such advances need not be covered in the budget, being added (if not repaid) to the national debt … On 24 September Manners wrote … that the cemetery company were pressing for their money and that Barnes & Ellis advised 'a disadvantage' to the government if further delay resulted and a demand for interest was not met. Keith Barnes and George Henry Ellis were solicitors, of the firm of Lyon, Barnes and Ellis, parliamentary agents … On 27 September, Hamilton would report: 'The Brompton affair will be settled in a few days.'… ""In his letter [to Disraeli] of 17 September, [MP from Scotland, Joseph] Hume had referred generally to a number of committees on which he had served to effect economies in various military departments, but whose efforts had been blocked by the Duke of Wellington…""Deaccessioned from Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, The Disraeli Project at Queen's University (1975-2014)"

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        Gift of Flowers; or Love's Wreath. In Papier Mache Binding with Mother of Pearl Inlay

      Leavitt and Allen, New York 1852 - Undated [1852]. Victorian gift book with black laquered papier mache covers with front cover inlaid with mother of pearl and embellished with gilt, black leather spine lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, 7.5" tall, title page in full color, single-color floral wreath border to text pages, 5 full page tissue-protected engravings plus frontis, 262 pages. Covers lightly rubbed with a few pieces of mother of pearl absent, good hinges, firm text block, very modest foxing to tissues and plates, pages clean and unmarked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Düsseldorfer Künstler. 2 Bde.

      Lithographisches Institut von Arnz & Comp. ( 1852 - 1861 ), Düsseldorf - Folio - quer, je Jahrgang 24 lithographische Tafeln, Ganzleder, 1. Bd., berieben und bestoßen, oberes Kapital lädiert, außerhalb der Tafeln leicht stockfleckig, Buchblock angebrochen. 2. Bd., kaum berieben und bestoßen, Vorsatz knickspurig, sonst guter Zustand. 16 / WG Sprache: de

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        Tratado Teórico-Práctico de la Fabricacion de Tejidos (2 Volumes)

      Barcelona, Spain: Imprenta del Porvenir a Cargo de B. Bassas, 1852. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. "Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacturing of Textiles" Volume I: [8], 287, [4], 202 pp. 4to.; Volume II: Unpag. Folio. Full leather bindings with blind embossed, rectangular decorative imprint on the front and rear boards of each volume, some scuffing, gold embossed decorative design and tooling to each spine. Marbled endpapers, both volumes clean within. Volume I contains a two-volume work bound as one. Volume II is slightly larger and contains 112 plates illustrating the processes and equipment required for textile manufacturing; many folding, many in color.

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      J.S. REDFIELD, NEW YORK 1852 - Item 9000 Author:EDGAR ALLAN POE / WILLIS N.P./LOWELL J.R./ GRISWOLD R.W. Title:THE WORKS OF THE LATE EDGAR ALLAN POE: WITH NOTICES OF HIS LIFE AND GENIUS-VOL.I: TALES (483 PAGES);VOL.2: POEMS AND MISCELLANIES(495 PAGES) VOL.3: THE LITERATIAUTHORIAL MERITS AND DEMERITS (697 PAGES) 1675 PAGES, FINE-CLOTH.NO DJ-3 VOLUMES-8°-(14X19) Publisher: J.S. REDFIELD, NEW YORK, 1852 Book Description: Volume I: TALES.HC Original brown embossed cloth, gilt titles on spine. Cloth in good condition, corners sharp, spine fine, little bent at at the heel with, gilt titles; portrait of Poe with attached tissue guard. Index,” To the Reader” by Maria Clemm (Poe’s mother), 19x14x4.2 cms; Weight: 559 grams[ i-xiii ], xiv-xx) 483 pages , plus four pages of advertisements and portrait frontispiece; Publisher: J.S. Redfield, Clinton Hall, New York 1852 Vol II –HC Original brown embossed cloth, gilt titles on sine Cloth in good condition, lightly bent but sharp corners, spine fine, some rubbing at the edges, [ivi], [7] – 495 pages, 19x14x3.9 cms, weight: 540 grams ; Publisher: J.S. Redfield, Clinton Hall, New York 1852 Vol III: THE LITERATI. Some honest opinions about AUTORIAL MERITS AND DEMERITS, with Occasional Words of Personality. Together with MARGINALIA, SUGGESTIONS, AND ESSAYS. By Edgar A. Poe – i-xxxix - 607; Various bindings are known, all in cloth or leather 19x1$x5.0 cms; Weight: 719 grams. Vol III –HC original brown embossed cloth, gilt titles on spine; Cloth in good condition with some rubbing and minor scratches, bent corners, spine fine, some rubbing at the edges, Publisher: J.S. Redfield, Clinton Hall, Nassau Street,New York 1852 Apparently all 3 volumes are first editions and first printing by J.S. Redfield, New York 1852. Satisfaction guaranteed. Seller’s inventory N° 9000. Free shipping to USA or within Colombia. Our price USD 3,500.88 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript - ALS of Welsh Sculptor's Pertaining to (6) Pending Sculpting Projects

      Rome, 1852. Rome, 1 April 1852. Manuscript signed letter by celebrated Welsh sculptor John Gibson, in which he discusses the progress of his sculpture of England's former Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel, Queen Victoria in the House of Parliament, Phaeton with his chariot, and other notable sculptures of the same period. 8vo. Double leaf measuring approximately 21 x 27 cm, with integral address, postmarked in Rome. Professional repair with delicate tissue tape, faintly noticeable, otherwise in very good condition, excellent content, easily legible, with rare original signature. John Gibson RA (1790-1866) was a Welsh Neoclassical sculptor who studied in Rome under Canova. Highly respected for his refined work in monumental and portrait statuary, many of his marbles and casts are currently on display at the Royal Academy. His most prized and exquisite pieces are preserved in the National Museum Wales, Westminster Abbey, the Palace of Westminster, the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, etc. In this letter, John Gibson mentions no less than six of his then current sculpting projects, three of which are among his most important works, two of which have personal affiliations, and one which is mentioned rather ambiguously. Gibson addresses a female nurse or care-giver whom he had met at a hospital in Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany, where he went for rest and reprieve with the aid of the healing thermal baths. Gibson begins by describing his brother's funerary monument, which he had just finished sculpting. His brother Benjamin Gibson (1811-1851) had lived with him in Rome and in Bagni di Lucca for fourteen years. Benjamin was a sculptor and antiquary, a classical scholar of some repute having contributed several monographs to English antiquarian publications. He was buried at the Anglican Cemetery, Bagni di Lucca, Italy. The three most significant statues mentioned are: 1) Now situated in the north transept of Westminster Abbey, a larger than life-size white marble statue to former Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel. 2) Queen Victoria Supported by Justice and Clemency in the Houses of Parliament, his finest work in those representing postures of dignity and repose, currently held at the Palace of Westminster, Prince's Chamber. 3) Made for the collection of Lord Fitzwilliam at Wentworth Woodhouse, a magnificent bas-relief of Phaeton driving to the right in his chariot harnessed with four horses. [Earl Charles William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (1786-1857), 5th Earl Fitzwilliam] According to this correspondence, in the summer of 1852 he worked on a piece for Mrs. Eliza Emily Huskisson. Further research is warranted to ascertain which sculpture he is referring to. Previously, she had commissioned Gibson on two separate occasions to make statues of her late husband, statesman, MP and financier, William Huskisson. The first one, following his death in 1830, was completed in 1833. She commissioned Gibson for a second marble statue in his honour, to be made for the Customs House. It was instead placed at the Royal Exchange, London, and is now in Pimlico Gardens. Excerpts from the letter: "After my return to Rome to soon began the large model for the statue of Sir R. Peel which has been finished 2 weeks ago & numbers of our people came to see it, also came Mr. Lawrence Peel [MP and politician] & his wife Lady Jane. Both of them were very much pleased...shortly it will be going on in marble." "I have also finished my model of a basso relievo representing Phaeton driving the chariot of the sun, the horses are getting very wild & he beginning to fear. This work is for Lord Fitzwilliam..." "I have also finished a bust in marble of his daughter Lady Alberta" [Albreda Elizabeth Wentworth Fitzwilliam 1829-1891]. "Rome has been very crowded... the place is kept very quiet by the French Army. The good conduct of the French troops is admired by people of all nations who come here." "Mrs [Eliza Emily] Huskisson has decided my fate for the summer..." [widow of William Huskisson (1770-1830) British statesman, MP and financier] "... in the beginning of October next when I shall begin the large model of the Queen's statue for the New Parliament House." . Very Good.

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        A Child's History of England.

      Bradbury and Evans, London, 1852., 1852. FIRST EDITION, first issue copies. 3 volumes. Small octavo. Frontispiece illustration by F. W. Topham. Bound in original red cloth, pictorial-stamped boards, spines faded. Slight edgewear, a little bumped to extremities, strong and bright, a couple of spots of staining to cloth. Gilt titles, all edges marbled, marbled end-papers, a little foxing to first and last few leaves, else internally clean, ink ownership to half title volume one. A very good set indeed. Housed in a tailor-made, leather-spined clamshell case.

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