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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Isis]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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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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        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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        BAYERN. - Bayern. Ein geographisch-statistisch-historisches Handbuch des Königreiches.

      Verlags-Expedition des "geographisch-statistisch-historischen Handbuches", 1852-53., Mchn., - 2 Bde. 22 x 15 cm. 540 S.; 542-1088 S. Mit 300 Textabbildungen in Holzstich. Pfister 2268, Lentner 4366: "Wegen seiner überaus zahlreichen Quellenangaben u. histor. Nachrichten auch heute noch ein geschätztes Werk". Ein umfangreiches Handbuch, mit zahlreichen teils seltenen Stadtansichten, nach Landgerichten geordnet. Mit gedruckten Verlags-Korrekturen, diese den jeweiligen Textstellen zugeordnet und entsprechend eingeklebt. - Exemplar der Pfarrbücherei St. Martin in Kaufbeuren. Dekorative Bände! OHLdr. mit 2 Rsch. und Blindpräg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lives of the queens of Scotland and English princesses connected with the regal succession of Great Britain

      Blackwood, 1852-01-01. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good. 8 volumes. This set is published in London by William Blackwood and Sons, 1852. 8vo, with engraved title pages and frontispieces, but no additonal plates. Stunning signed binding by Root & Son, stamped on inside of marbled endpaper. Fine grained 3/4 tan leather with blue boards and green blue title and volume labels on spie with 2 color crown and thistle s in gilt on spine. Raised bands. Light wear in usual places. Notable biographical representation of the biographies of famous women written by Victorian women, a significant subset of Victorian biography, their focus being social: presenting dress, manners and diet of their subjects.

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        A Child's History of England

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1852-4 [1851-3]. 3 volumes, duodecimo. Original red cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine, blind stamped border and gilt pictorial decoration to front board, marbled endpapers and edges. Each volume with the half titles and engraved frontispieces by F. W. Topham. Spines slightly faded, a couple of ink splashes to covers, small puncture to spine of Vol. III, minor wear to spine ends and tips, some pencilled notes and the odd spot of foxing to contents. A very good set. First editions in book form of Dickens's History of England for children; each work originally appeared anonymously in Household Words between January 1851 and December 1853, and each published in book form in the December of those years, post-dated to the following years.

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        Tocard Toucan.

      Tocard Toucan, Ramphastos tocard. £1,600

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        Spotted-billed Toucanet [Spot-billed Toucanet].

      Spotted-billed Toucanet [Spot-billed Toucanet], Selenidera maculirostris. £1,000

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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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        Saffron-coloured Hill Toucan [Saffron Toucanet].

      Saffron-coloured Hill Toucan [Saffron Toucanet], Andigena bailloni [Baillonius bailloni]. £795

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        Heraldry Manuscript

      Wraps. Marbled paper on card. . Very Good. N.d., circa 1852. Oblong 4to. 26 by 37 cm. Ten leaves, or 18 pp., with thirty different watercolors of armorial banners. The images are extraordinarily bright and beautiful; these paintings were by an accomplished, confident hand. The imagery is of three basic types: squarish banners held up by stylized animals, long triangular-ish armorial pennants, and armorial rectangular paintings that are not shown as part of a flag or banner. The presentation is chronological based on monarchs, beginning with Edward III and running to Henry VIII and his wives, Anne and Jane. The name of the particular monarch associated with an image is written in ink with a neat hand. The dating is based on a watermark, and the artist, on a pencil inscription.

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      1852. [illustrated by Cruikshank] With Twenty-Seven Illustrations on Wood by George Cruikshank, Esq. London: John Cassell, 1852. 1+8 pp ads, undated except for pre-notification of Cassell's 1853 almanacs. Original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt-decorated spine, all page edges gilt. First English Edition (? -- see below). Since Harriet Beecher Stowe's monumental novel was unprotected by international copyright, as soon as it was published in America it was immediately published in some thirty editions in England. In what is labeled the "first English edition" by Hildreth, John Cassell produced the only edition to appear serially (13 parts, the first with three plates by the famous illustrator George Cruikshank, and the other parts with two each). This is the book form of that serial part edition -- by which time there were, in fact, several editions by several London publishers that vie for the honor of being "first". The Cassell edition is sought not so much for being "first" but for being the earliest edition to be substantially illustrated -- on either side of the Atlantic.~This is a very good-plus copy, perhaps near-fine (very minor wear at the extremities, spine gilt a little dull). Hildreth pp 8-9.

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        Achilli Vs. Newman. A Full Report Of This Most Extraordinary.

      1852 - The Libel Trial of Cardinal Newman [Trial]. Newman, John Henry [1801-1890], Defendant. Achilli Vs. Newman: A Full Report Of This Most Extraordinary Trial For Seduction And Adultery Charged Against Dr. Achilli, The Apostate Catholic Priest, By The Celebrated Dr. Newman, The Oxford Puseyite, Both Of Whom Are Seceders From Their Former Creeds. The Only Correct Edition, Being The Verbatim Testimony From The London Reports. New York: Dewitt & Davenport, 1852. 31, [1] pp. Text printed in parallel columns. Includes one-page publisher advertisement. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-3/4"). Recent stiff marbled wrappers, printed title label to spine. Light toning, faint stains to title page and a few other leaves, some edgewear and minor tears to final leaf. "6" in early hand to head of title page, otherwise clean. * Only American edition. In 1852 Newman, an English Roman Catholic priest, delivered a lecture that criticized the anti-Catholic writings of Dr. Giacinto Achilli, an ex-Dominican friar. Newman also said Achilli was not trustworthy because he was a seducer and adulterer. This led Achilli to sue Newman for libel. Tainted by a recent wave of anti-Catholic sentiment, the criminal proceedings were biased against Newman. Found guilty, he was sentenced to pay a fine of ?100. He also owed about ?14,000. for his defense, a sum that was quickly raised by public subscription. This pamphlet is prefaced with comments from the anonymous editor of the vicious anti-Catholic Confessional Unmasked. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 13357. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Hooded Hill Toucan [Hooded Mountain-toucan].

      1852-4 1852 - Hooded Hill Toucan [Hooded Mountain-toucan], Andigena cucullatus [Andigena cucullata]. £1,700

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Tocard Toucan.

      1852-54 1852 - Tocard Toucan, Ramphastos tocard. £1,600

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        Spotted-billed Toucanet [Spot-billed Toucanet].

      1852-54 1852 - Spotted-billed Toucanet [Spot-billed Toucanet], Selenidera maculirostris. £1,000

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        Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnaissance of a New Route Through the Rocky Mountains (Senate. Special Session, March, 1851. Executive No. 3)


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        Adventures and Recollections


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        A Feature in South African Frontier Life


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        The Wild Sports of Southern Africa


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