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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The Book House in Dinkytown]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tocard Toucan.

      Tocard Toucan, Ramphastos tocard. £1,600

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Spotted-billed Toucanet [Spot-billed Toucanet].

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Saffron-coloured Hill Toucan [Saffron Toucanet].

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        2 items pertaining to Bethlehem Hospital 1) Copies of all Reports of the Commissioners in Lunacy, and the Evidence presented by them last Year to the Home Office, as to the State and Management of Bethlehem Hospital, and of all Correspondence thereon 2) The observations of the Governors upon the report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Secretary of State on Bethlem Hospital; with appendices

      The House of Commons; David Batten for The General Committee, London 1852 - 451; lv, 124 p. 24 cm. Cloth hardcover with discoloured spine and edges. Spine ends softened. Corners bumped. Small tears in hinges. Some spotting and thumbing. Bethlehem, Bethlem, or Bedlam. Call it what you wish, this hospital's name has become synonymous with the mistreatment of the mentally ill. By the nineteenth century, however, attitudes towards "lunatics" were changing. As these documents from 1852 indicate, the Commissioners in Lunacy attempted to oversee the welfare of patients in asylums and operate as the guardians of the reform process. The seventh Earl of Shaftesbury, referred to on page 35 of the first section, was the head of the Commission from its founding in 1845 until his death in 1881. Though a far cry from Bedlam's early days when the public were charged admission to view inmates as a form of entertainment, the reports in this volume indicate that abuse must still have occurred, though hospital workers and the Board of Governors did their best to deny it. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Attic Books (ABAC, ILAB)]
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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.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

      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.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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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]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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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

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Spotted-billed Toucanet [Spot-billed Toucanet].

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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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)

      

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Adventures and Recollections

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        A Feature in South African Frontier Life

      

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        The Wild Sports of Southern Africa

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        Gold Diggers in Victoria

      

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        Sketches of the Victorian Gold Diggings and Diggers as they are

      

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        A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

      

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        Beschreibung des Königreichs Sachsen in geographischer, statistischer und topographischer Hinsicht

      - nebst geschichtlichen Bemerkungen zum Gebrauche für Schue und Haus. 3 Teile in 3 Bänden. Freiberg: Verlag v. J. G. Engelhardt, 1852. 3 Ganzleder-Bde. mit roten, goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. XII, 241; 784; 635 S. sowie 96 S. Register. - 18 x 11,5. * Gliedert sich in: Allgemeines über Sachsen u. den Desdener Kreisdirectionsbezirk (Bd. 1); die Zickauer Kreisdirection (Bd. 2) sowie den Leipziger u. Budissiner Kreisdirektionsbezirk (Bd. 3). Fachgerecht neu gebundenes Standardwerk. - Im 1. u. 3. Bd. einige handschriftl. Anstreichungen im Amtsbezirk Meissen und A. Oschatz sowie saubere farbige Unterstreichungen eines Ahnenforschers im Register. - Ansonsten sehr dekorativ und selten !

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lang, Wiesbaden & Rennerod]
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        FINE HERBARIUM COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 80 SEAWEED SPECIMENS IN SUPERB VICTORIAN ALBUM

      Not Appropriate, 1852. 29 sheets of mounted sea-weeds, consisting of approximately 80 specimens. Each page with manuscript captions giving dates (1852-1858) and places of collection, including Plymouth, Llandudno, Worthing, Penmaen Mawr and Dunoon. On a couple of pages the specimens are arranged decoratively. A contemporary two-verse manuscript poem regarding 'flowers of the sea' has been penned to a front page. Housed in a superb contemporary album of straight-grained mahogony morocco, with folding flap to the fore-edge, secured to the rear board with a metal pin and clasp, extensive gilt and blind stamped decoration to the boards and flap. The album opens to reveal full pockets to front and back with leather gusseted sides, each pocketed faced with navy blue straight-grained morocco; the flap also lined internally with the same; marbled free end- papers. Binding very good, lightly rubbed with a few small, professional and inconspicuous repairs to the head/tail of the spine and flap. The specimens are generally in a very good state of preservation, a small loose specimen has been protected in a clear plastic sleeve as has another specimen found in one of the pockets. A very attractive Victorian collection of sea-weed specimens housed in a superb album.. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (20.5 x 26cm).

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        35 Daumier Lithographs Album de Caricatures

      - We offer a bound album of caricatures by Daumier. The decorative title page reads “Album de Caricatures Lith ch. Fernique r. Clichy 15 Paris, Maison Martinet”. The paper size is 13 1/2" x 10", the image sizes vary, printed on one side on heavy wove paper. Most prints are signed or initialed within the image. The following lithographs are bound loosely in paper, likely part of a larger album of caricatures selected by a collector: Les Artistes: Plate no. 3 (Stone 1160) Croquis Parisiens: 5 (139), 6 (136) Les Parisiens en 1852: 5 (362) Histoire Ancienne: 22 (409), 19 (397), 15 (391), 10 (385), 3 (359), 6 (371), 5 (370) Bohemiens de Paris: 19 (331), 11 (321), 10 (317), 9 (315) Messieurs les Cochers: 1 (844) Pastorales: 22 (796), 11, 10 (779), 9 (780), 7 (776) Les Maladies et Medicins: 18 (34) Croquis Musicaux: 13 (379) Croquis Militaires: 44 (168) Moeurs Conjugales: 60 (417), 40 (376), 58, 19, 17, 13, 12, 6 Ces Bons Parisiens: 2 (751) Scene D’Ateliers: 4 (1128) Messieurs les Cochers: 1 (844) This is an excellent opportunity to expand ones Daumier collection. We can provide images of specific prints not presented in the listing. Honoré Daumier (1808 –1879) was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th century. Daumier produced over 500 paintings, 4000 lithographs, 1000 wood engravings, 1000 drawings and 100 sculptures. Condition: The prints are bound loosely with cotton string, the pages are toned and the corners are chipped. Condition varies from print to print. One image has a prominent tear that has been repaired with archival mending tape, the wove paper is quite fragile. Several prints have scattered foxing. The images are still in good presentable condition.

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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        The Little Linguist; or, a Complete Guide to English Philology: comprising a Grammar in Miniature, with all the rules of syntax; verbal distinctions, &c. and Numerous English Examples. The Whole Designed to Promote a habit of Perspicuity in Speaking and Writing the Language.

      London: W. S. Johnson "Nassau Steam Press." no date 1852 - 32mo, 78 x 42 mms., pp. 5], 4-96, 144, 134, 29 [30 blank, 31 - 56 Cities, Borough and Market Towns, 57 - 58 adverts], engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title-page, original publisher's gilt cloth with lozenge shape on each cover, spine blocked in gilt with title "Maunder's Little Treasury," all edges gilt; rear cover and part of spine affected by damp, some wear to extremities, with the autograph ownership of G. Berry 1946 on the front paste-down end-paper. Samuel Maunder (1785 - 1849) was an indefatigable compiler of reference works. ODNB notes: "Maunder's first book was The Little Lexicon, or, Multum in parvo of the English Language (1825). His next book, The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference (1830), sold over 200,000 copies. The Biographical Treasury (1838) was frequently revised and reprinted and was brought up to date by W. L. R. Cates (1873, 1882). An interesting feature, used elsewhere, is the snippets of information and moral maxims printed in the four margins of each page. Other Treasuries were devoted to belles lettres (1841), history (1844), natural history (1848), and geography (1856 and 1860)." He died at his home in Gibson Sqaure, Islington, on 30 April 1849. The first edition of this work was published by Darton in 1847 (copies at University of Virginia, University of Indiana); this 1852 edition is found only in Indiana, formerly the copy of Ruth E. Adomeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Eigenh. Manuskript mit U.

      O. O., um bzw. nach 1852. - 1 S. 4to. Eine Rezension von Rudolf Angers 1852 erschienener Schrift "Synopsis evangeliorum Matthaei, Marci, Lucae": "Wir haben in diesem Werke keine Synopse gewöhnlicher Art vor uns, der Gesichtskreis ist hier in einer bisher noch nie versuchten Weise erweitert [.]". - Franz Delitzsch lehrte in Leipzig, Rostock und Erlangen und gründete 1863 die Missionsschrift "Saat auf Hoffnung" sowie 1886 das Institutum Judaicum in Leipzig. "Er förderte die Judenmission u. a. durch seine weitverbreitete Übersetzung des Neuen Testaments ins Hebräische (1877) und bekämpfte den Antisemitismus ('Neueste Traumgesichte des antisemitischen Propheten', 1883)" (DBE). - Etwas angestaubt und mit zeitgen. Vermerken; kleine Randläsuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Aunt Affable's STORY ABOUT THE LITTLE FROG and Pretty Mouse.

      [8] leaves; [16] pages the first being a blank pastedown to the front wrapper. Illustrated with 7 full-page and one half-page engravings, all coloured by hand, as issued. Original pictorial series wrappers. 16.3 x 15.6 cm. Name and date on front cover; spine expertly restored; else a very good copy of the charming tale of a frog who falls in love with a mouse

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Journals of a landscape painter in southern Calabria

      Richard Bentley 1852 8vo (cm. 25,4), XX - (4)281(7) pp. con 22 litografie f.t. (di cui 2 carte geografiche). Legatura ed. in piena tela blu con titoli e fregi oro al ds. Impressioni a secco ai piatti. Fioriture, ma ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione. Abbey, Travel I, 175.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Colton's Railroad & Township Map of the State of New York, with Parts of the Adjoining States and Canada

      New York: J. H. Colton, 1852. Folding pocket map, full period hand-colouring, ornamental border. Census table in the top left. Folds into publisher's blindstamped cloth covers, title stamped in gilt on the upper cover, Colton ad on the front pastedown. (Short separations). Decorative mid-19th century pocket map of New York State. The map depicts the entire state, with all counties identified, as well as the northeast quarter of Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey, western Connecticut, western Massachusetts and nearly all of Vermont. Many towns are identified, as are roads, waterways and railroads.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        The papers of Francis Charles Trevor, a British officer in service of the East India Company

      various, various. various. "Archive of nine documents, most of which concern the military career of Francis Charles Trevor, an artillery officer who served in India from 1852 to 1878. Over the course of his career, Trevor rose from the rank of Second Lieutenant to full Colonel. The documents bear the expected folds, light soiling, else very good condition overall.Of particular interest are three commissions issued for the East India Company including examples signed by William Maynard Gomm (1784-1875) as Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, Umballa, Bengal, February 23, 1853; George Harris, 3rd Baron Harris (1810-1872) as Governor of Madras Presidency, May 14, 1858; and Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde (1792-1863) as Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, Simlah, Bengal, August 24, 1859. The collection also includes four commissions signed in the name of Queen Victoria by Field Marshal Prince George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904) as Commander in Chief of the Forces, including examples dated March 3, 1863; July 10, 1872; November 13, 1872; and January 15, 1878. The collection also includes a Partly-printed Document Signed, 2 pages, London, May 21, 1883 appointing Trevor ""a Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath..."" as well as a passport issued to one of Trevor's relatives, Charles Edward Trevor, dated October 4, 1898, for ""travelling on the Continent."" (Reference: John Burke, et al, A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain... 1849) "

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Discoveries In Egypt, Ethiopia, And The Peninsula Of Sinai, In The Years 1842-1845 During the Mission Sent Out by His Majesty William IV. of Prussia

      London: Richard Bentley 1852 - London: Richard Bentley, 1852, First Edition. 8vo. - 22.8cm. [xvi], 455 pp. with half-title. folding engraved map. tinted lithographed frontis. several text illus. An excellent copy in original publisher's blind-stamped blue-cloth. This is the first edition of the English translation by Kenneth R.H.Mackenzie. Richard Lepsius, was a celebrated German Egyptologist. He was sent to Egypt by the King of Prussia at the urging of Bunsen and Humboldt to conduct historical and antiquarian research into the ancient Egyptian monuments in the valley of the Nile and the peninsula of Sinai. Assisted by several artists, he investigated the antiquities of the country during the years 1842 - 1845. Lepsius sent 15,000 Egyptian antiquities and plaster casts back to Berlin. He also excavated the site of the Labyrinth of Fayum. The official results of the expedition were published at the expense of the Prussian state over a period of sixteen years, from 1897 to 1913, in parts containing a total of 900 plates. This account, dedicated to Alexander von Humboldt, consists of letters comprising a journal and describing day-to-day activities written to Frederick of Prussia, von Humboldt, Bunsen, and others. Ibrahim-Hilmy I p. 376. Gay 77. Blackmer 1008. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Complete SET of 7 maps, comprising World map (‘Planisphere’), North America (with Independent Texas), South America, Africa, Asia, Pacific and Europe, all surrounded by very decorative scenes, portraits, animals, etc designed by Raimond Bonheur. Engraved by Laguillermie for

      Victor Levasseur’s Atlas National Illustré ca. 1852 - 29x41cm each. All maps in original outline colour, the decorative scenes surrounding the maps uncoloured as issued. Excellent condition. The complete set of 7 maps

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        VIEW OF THE FIRE IN SACRAMENTO CITY ON THE NIGHT OF 2d & 3d OF NOVEMBER 1852, TAKEN FROM THE LEVEE. LOSS: TEN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS!!! [caption title]

      San Francisco: Lith. & Pub. by Justh, Quirot & Co., 1852. Pictorial letter sheet, 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, on blue wove paper. Light wear along the edges. Very good. A stunning view of a tremendous fire in Sacramento, captured in a dramatic nighttime scene. The sky is filled with billowing smoke and shooting flames as buildings burn in the center of the image and futile attempts are made to douse the flames. People, crates, and barrels cover the levee in the foreground. By 1851, Sacramento, not yet the capital of California, was an important center of communication and supplies for the mining camps, and the fires and floods that occasionally hit the city were events of major interest. This letter sheet was produced by Justh, Quirot & Co., one of the first and most important lithographic firms in San Francisco. This copy bears a stamp in blue ink in the left lower margin reading "Noisy Carrier's Publishing House / Long Wharf San Francisco / Charles P. Kimball Proprietor," which is not mentioned by either Baird or Clifford. BAIRD, CALIFORNIA'S PICTORIAL LETTER SHEETS. CLIFFORD LETTER SHEET COLLECTION 305. PETERS, CALIFORNIA ON STONE, p.138.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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