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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Donaueschingen, 15. VIII. 1853.. 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. mit eh. Adresse verso (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to.. An den Komponisten und Musikschriftsteller Richard Pohl (1826-96) in Baden-Baden: "Hochgeehrtester Herr! Ihr werthes Schreiben v. 7. Juli nebst Webers Sopran Arie ist mir vor einiger Zeit zugeschickt worden. Daß ich erst heute zur Beantwortung desselben komme, wollen Sie gefälligst damit entschuldigen, indem ich zuvor noch mit meinem Freunde dem Hr. Böhm über Manches Rücksprache nehmen mußte, und mir erst heute seine Antwort zugekommen ist. - - - Ihr Urtheil über Webers Fest Cantate stimmt ganz mit meinen Ansichten überein. Auch bin ich mit dem Titel Erntefest vollkommen einverstanden. Was die Abkürzungen der allzulangen Recitative betrifft, so bin ich der Ansicht, daß Sie dieses schon des Textes wegen am besten selbst machen könnten. Sollte auch durch diese Kürzungen die Melodie und Harmoniefolge nicht immer genau auf einander passen, so ist dieses leicht mit einigen anderen Akkorden abgeändert ohne daß Webers Composition Schaden dadurch erleidet. - Bezüglich der Arie muß ich sehr bedauern daß Sie sich so viel Mühe gegeben haben eine ganz großartige Theater Scene daraus zu schaffen. Da Sie selbst musikalisch sind, so werden Sie mir wohl zu gestehen, daß sich wohl keine Sängerin finden wird, welche 2 Arien hintereinander im Conzerte vortragen soll. Nach der Anlage Ihres Textes müßte ich nicht nur eine Einleitung, sondern auch Recitative, Chor, und eine Cavatine ganz neu komponiren, den[n] die vorhandenen Schlußtackte von Webers Cavatine sind so gewöhnlicher Art, wie sie wohl 100 mal in ganz alten Rossinischen Opern vorgekommen sind. Uiberhaupt ist mir Webers Name viel zu heilig, als daß ich Pfuscher es wagen sollte unter seinem Namen eine ganze Arie zu schreiben. Deshalb ist auch Hr. Böhm darauf eingegangen von dieser Arie nur das zu bringen was vollständig, und nach meinem Dafürhalten für eine Conzert Arie auch hinlänglich lang genug ist. Zudem braucht ja der Text einer Conzert Arie auch keine entschiedene Handlung auszudrücken. Was übrigens die kleine Ouverture oder vielmehr eine Einleitung zur Cantate anbelangt, so konnte ich mir diese Täuschung eher noch erlauben, weil ich doch noch zwei freilich unbedeutende Motive aus dieser heraus gefunden und an einander gereiht habe. Weber hat natürlich selbst das Beste aus der Cantate, zu seiner schon lange bekannten Ouverture benützt. - In der Voraussetzung, daß es Ihnen vielleicht angenehm sein könnte, nicht wieder denselben Weg auf Ihrer Rückreise einzuschlagen, so erlaube ich mir Ihnen vorzuschlagen über hier zu reisen, wo wir dann in einem halben Stündchen die Cantate sowohl als auch die Arie ins Reine bringen könnten, und dadurch das weitläufige Hin- und Herschreiben ersparen würden. Hr. Böhm ist auch ganz dieser Ansicht. Zudem ist diese Tour nicht ganz uninteressant, denn das Höllenthal bei Freiburg wodurch Sie herauf nach D[onaueschingen] müssen ist sehr romantisch, dann ist der Weg von hier aus durch das schöne Höhgau an dem Bodensee ebenfalls sehr reizend, und von Friedrichshafen können Sie dann per Eisenbahn über Nürnberg den Weg nach Leipzig machen. - In der Hoffnung daß Sie geehrter auf diesen meinen Vorschlag eingehen werden, empfiehlt sich unterdessen ganz hochachtungsvoll [...]". - Kl. Ausriss von Siegelöffnung; einige kl. Randläsuren.

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        Autographs for Freedom

      John P. Jewett and Company, Boston 1853 - A collection of literary works by the prominent men and women of the anti-slavery movement, compiled for the Rochester [NY] Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society. Issued in the format of an annual gift book, for which a second series was published the following year. Contents includes a poem and short vignette by Harriet Beecher Stowe; and the first book edition of Frederick Douglass' only attempt at fiction, a novella titled "The Heroic Slave," originally published the same year in his newspaper The North Star. The story is a fictionalized account of the historic figure Madison Washington, an enslaved cook who instigated a revolt on the slave brig Creole on its journey from Virginia to New Orleans; upon gaining control of the ship, the slaves had the ship be taken to Nassau, which was under British occupation at the time. Though they would be taken under British custody, 116 of the participants would be granted their freedom the following year. BAL 11172 (describing Caroline M. Kirkland's contribution "Momma Charlotte"). SABIN 28835. SCHOMBURG IV, p. 3088. WRIGHT II 1033. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's red cloth, covers triple ruled in gilt with gilt cornerpieces and central lozenges, spine also elaborately stamped in gilt, a.e.g.; viii,263pp.; engraved frontispiece and two plates with tissue guards; author signatures in facsimile; some edge wear, corner bumped, upper joint cracked but still about solid; contemporary gift inscription, some light foxing throughout; a Very Good copy of what appears to be the publisher's deluxe binding; this volume would have been more commonly issued in boards or in full -blind-embossed cloth. We have been unable to locate any other copies in this publisher's binding in the trade or in the auction records. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Writings of Thomas Jefferson:

      New York: John C. Riker,, 1853-7. being his Autobiography, Correspondence, Reports, Messages, Addresses, and other Writings, Official and Private. Published by the Order of the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library, from the Original Manuscripts, deposited in the Department of State … 9 volumes octavo (225 × 142 mm). Recent dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I, together with 4 page facsimile of the manuscript draft of the Declaration of Independence. Browning and some foxing to leaves otherwise in excellent condition. First edition. Jefferson's grandson, who inherited his grandfather's papers, had half-heartedly attempted an edition, but in 1848 congress purchased the archive and set about the first genuine attempt to publish the collected works of the Father of the Declaration of Independence, the most scholarly of the Founding Fathers.

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        Map Of All The Rail Roads In The United States In Operation & Progress

      New York.: H. V. Poor, Editor: "American Rail Road Journal".. 1853.. Dissected folding map on linen backing, depicting the railroads of the eastern United States and in those states immediately west of the Mississippi River. Folded map is 10 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches unfolding to 44 x 41 inches (112 x 104 cm). It has been divided into 24 sheets 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (26 x 18.5 cm). Thin backing material attached to top and bottom panels of folded map, which is housed in a green fabric-covered slipcase. An uncommon map in remarkably good condition, bright and clean. Outline color delineates each state. Inset maps of Florida and Texas. Lithographed by David McLellan, New York City. Small pinholes in map corners; overall very good condition. The 1854 edition of this map is pictured in Modelski's "Railroad Maps of North America" (Library of Congress 1984; p. 42). Interestingly, the 1853 edition of the map renders the term Rail Road as two words. .

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        Confederate Major General Sterling Price document, signed as Governor of Missouri

      Document signed "Sterling Price" as Governor of Missouri, 1 page, April 15, 1853, Jefferson, Missouri, 12.75" x 18". A partly printed Missouri bond signed, owing A.W. Morrison one thousand dollars in twenty years. The document has been mounted to a larger sheet with six interest coupons. There are folds running through the signature and a small hole touching one letter.

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        Sammelblatt, Mittelbild und Randansichen, "Stuttgarter Feuerwehr".

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte nach, von und b. Chr. Osswald in Stuttgart,, 1853, 52 x 63,5. Seltener Einblattdruck, nicht bei Schefold. - Dargestellt ist mittig die Parade der Stuttgarter Feuerwehr auf dem Schloßplatz im Jahre 1853. Die Randdarstellungen zeigen die Stuttgarter Feuerwehr bei Lösch- und Rettungseinsätzen ( z.B. Rettung von Personen mittels eines Sprungtuches ). - Aufgezogen, im rechten Teil des Bildes eine größere Fehlstelle.

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church. .together with the Psalter of David

      London: William Pickering, 1853 - Mary Byfield (1795-1871) worked for the Chiswick Press nearly her entire life, and her contributions played a large part in the looks of many of the smaller Pickering editions. For this volume she cut over 100 blocks, mostly after the designs by Holbein, Durer, Tory and others, but including her contemporary Charlotte Whittingham, although it is next to impossible to tell which are the old designs, and which the new. "The cuts harmonize perfectly with the type (which is Caslon) and this small tome is a triumph of printing as well as of illustration and typography." (McLean; Victorian Book Design). An important and handsome Pickering production (PICKERING, WILLIAM) Reprint of Queen Elizabeth's Prayer Book of 1569. 12mo. Title printed in red and black within woodcut border representing the Tree of Jesse: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth on verso of title : text of every page surrounded with engraved on wood by Mary Byfield. Bound in full contemporary vellum with red inlaid leather cross on upper covers, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., bookplate. Some external soiling, upper joint cracked but holding, else fine and attractive. Keynes p.86 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church...together with the Psalter of David

      London: William Pickering, 1853. Reprint of Queen Elizabeth's Prayer Book of 1569. Title printed in red and black within woodcut border representing the Tree of Jesse: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth on verso of title : text of every page surrounded with engraved on wood by Mary Byfield. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in full contemporary vellum with red inlaid leather cross on upper covers, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., bookplate. Some external soiling, upper joint cracked but holding, else fine and attractive. Mary Byfield's Best Work Mary Byfield (1795-1871) worked for the Chiswick Press nearly her entire life, and her contributions played a large part in the looks of many of the smaller Pickering editions. For this volume she cut over 100 blocks, mostly after the designs by Holbein, Durer, Tory and others, but including her contemporary Charlotte Whittingham, although it is next to impossible to tell which are the old designs, and which the new. "The cuts harmonize perfectly with the type (which is Caslon) and this small tome is a triumph of printing as well as of illustration and typography." (McLean; Victorian Book Design). An important and handsome Pickering production.

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        A New Map of Palestine or the Holy Land with Part of Egypt

      1853. Seaton, Robert A New Map of Palestine or the Holy Land with Part of Egypt. London, Admiralty of England, 1853. Folding wall map with decorative cartouche and inset views. Original steel engraving hand-colored at the time of publication. Sheet size: 34 x 39 1/2 in.

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        Traité sur les Vins du Médoc et les Altres Vins Rouges et Blancs du Departement de la Gironde

      Bordeaux: P. Chaumas, 1853. Third Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Original quarter leather over pebbled cloth, wear at corners. Scattered mostly light foxing, top inch excised from the front blank, otherwise clean with 24 plates of chateaus of the region, 2 engraved half titles, 5 fold out tables at rear and a colored fold out map in very good condition with a few small tears at folds, a longer tear in the gutter, but no loss. Often called "The Bible of the Bordeaux". Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica 706a, Oberle 310 (1st ed.).Franck's work was one of the first classifications of the wines of Bordeaux - the first edition appeared in 1824. Size: Octavo (8vo). 326 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: 045234.

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        Beiträge zur Lehre von den Knochenbrüchen.

      - Breslau, Trewendt & Granier, 1853, 4°, X, 150 pp., 5 lith. Tafeln mit zahlr. Abbildungem, feiner Pappband; Stempel auf Titel. Erste Ausgabe dieses klassischen Werkes der Frakturenlehre. - Albrecht Theodor Middeldorpf (1824-1868), Professor der Chirurgie in Breslau, förderte die dortige orthopädische Heilanstalt", gilt als wissenschaftlicher und technischer Begründer der Galvanokaustik. - Middeldorpf war Schüler Purkinje's, Johannes Müller's und Dieffenbach's. Als junger Arzt hatte Middeldorpf "nach dem 18. März 1848 in Berlin zum ersten Male Gelegenheit, Schusswunden in Menge zu sehen". - Die Hauptgrundlage (dieser Habilitationsschrift) bildet die eigene Erfahrung, gestützt auf einige hundert Fälle, unter denen ich mehr als dreihundert auf der chirurgischen . Abtheilung des Hospitals zu Allerheiligen genau journalisierte und beobachtete". (Vorwort) - "Das sehr geschätzte Werk" wurde als Habilitationsschrift verwendet und hier in erweiterter Form als Buch herausgegeben. Für die Diagnose war unter den Fällen reiches Material vorhanden, auch die selteneren Brüche. - Die instruktiven lithographierten Tafeln zeigen Verbände, Streck- und Beugevorrichtungen, Apparate und Liegekonstruktionen zur Behandlung von Brüchen. - Valentin 252. Hirsch-H. IV, pp.2; ABD 21, p.208; Haeser I, p.964; Graetzer, Lebensbilder-schlesischer Ärzte, pp.144-152 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gold Finder of Australia; how he went, how he fared, and how he made his fortune Illustrated with Forty-eight Magnificent Engravings, from authentic sketches taken in the Colony

      London: Clarke, Beeton & Company, 1853. Octavo, with engraved and printed title pages, and 47 other plates; a very good copy in half tan morocco by Bayntun, spine in raised bands with gilt lettering. Popular and eminently digestible account of an itinerant digger on the Australian goldfields, spuriously presented as a firsthand account yet the work of a London hack journalist seeking to capitalise on the goldrush fever of the 1850s.The book is abundantly illustrated with engravings taken from several sources, mainly the work of Samuel Thomas Gill, though he is not credited as the artist. The unacknowledged reproduction of Gill's Australian scenes was not limited to this book as pirate editions of his goldfields scenes appeared in both England and Germany during the gold rush era.According to his own account, the author arrived in Melbourne in 1852 and made his fortune at the Bendigo goldfields. Yet John Sherer was a London journalist who almost certainly never visited the colony, and composed this rollicking account from various sources both published and anecdotal. Although written under false pretences, popular accounts of the diggings such as this did much to inform popular perceptions of Australia during the 1850s. Interestingly The Gold-Finder of Australia was also issued by the publishers Clarke, Beeton & Company serially in 24 separate penny sections as a part of the 'People's Illustrated Editions' which included Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin amongst other titles.Artifice aside, the book makes for compelling if somewhat melodramatic reading: 'we found the skeleton of an unlucky Digger, who, like ourselves had evidently lost his way in the woods and evidently perished from weariness and want. The position in which he lay was revoltingly natural. His fleshless skull reclined upon the bleached bone of his arm, as if he had just lain down to repose...'Of special interest is the decorated title page illustrated with goldfields scenes. The page features the Emu and Kangaroo crest bearing the motto "Advance Australia" (appropriately, the crest sits atop a mound of tools including shovels, pick-axes and a prospectors gold cradle).

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        The American Aboriginal Portfolio

      Lippincott Grambo & Co., Philadelphia 1853 - Bright blue, gilt-stamped boards, all edges gilt. Scattered foxing. 26 steel engravings. A handsome copy.; Engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 84 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rollo's Tour in Europe: Rollo on the Atlantic (1853); Rollo in Paris (1854); Rollo in Switzerland (1854); Rollo on the Rhine (1855); Rollo in London (1855)

      Boston: W. J. Reynolds, 1853. First Editions. Illustrated. 5 vols. Sm 8vo. Original maroon cloth, covers heavily embossed in blind, spines gilt titled, spines a bit spotted and sunned, occasional light foxing, overall near fine, and attractive, with contemporary ownership signatures of James Rindge Stanwood of Portsmouth, NH. Rollo in Europe--First Editions Jacob Abbott (1803-79), an American congregational minister and educator, wrote the famous Rollo series of books (Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, etc.) to teach his young readers specific moral values and concepts. In these travel books, following the picturesque and educational experiences of Rollo and his uncle in narrative form, the young reader is taken along as though he were an accompanying guest, a lively format which helped to account for the books' immense popularity. The character of Rollo was modelled on Abbot's son Lyman, who himself became a distinguished minister and editor.

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Wien, 20. X. 1853. - 1 S, Qu.-8vo., auf Papierträger montiert. Acht Takte "Allegretto" für Klavier, gewidmet "To my dear Ida". Auf rot gedrucktem Notenpapier mit dekorativer Bordüre. - Der Ire Balfe, "ein äußerst rühriger Geist und vielseitiger Künstler, der aus seiner Kunst Geld zu machen verstand" (MGG I, 1102f.), wurde in England als Sänger gefeiert. "Seine in schneller Folge seit 1835 geschriebenen Opern waren erfolgreich [.] In London [erzielte] seine berühmteste Oper 'The Bohemian Girl' einen nachhaltigen Eindruck. Einige Reisen führten ihn 1846 nach Wien, 1849 nach Berlin. 1852-1856 besuchte er Petersburg und Triest, wo er mit Glück seine Opern aufführte" (ebda.).

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        Commentario degli ordini equestri esistenti negli stati di Santa Chiesa preceduto da un compendio storico dell'estinte istituzioni cavalleresche

      Rome: Tipografia della S. C. de Propaganda Fide, 1853. Second edition, preceded by an edition in 1852. 24 hand-colored plates, xxiv, 232. 1 vols. Folio. Contemporary green morocco backed marbled boards with vellum corners, spine in gilt. Former library stamps to some leaves, not affecting the plates, some minor foxing, again, not affecting the plates, else near fine with bright illustrations. A commentary on the Knights in the Papal orders in the Catholic church, preceded by a historical compendium of the former orders. The illustrations show various Knights, or Cavaliere, presented in their full uniforms, with other plates depicting the ornaments and medallions of their orders. With the book plate of the St. Charles's College Library, Bayswater, London.

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        Itinéraire topographique et historique des Hautes-Pyrénées, ou guide aux établissemens thermaux de Cauteretz, Saint-Sauveur, Barèges, Capvern, Cadéac, Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Eaux-Bonnes et Eaux-Chaudes, de Bagnères-de-Luchon, de Siradan et de Sainte-Marie. Par M. A. A.

      Tarbes, Toulouse, Dufour 1853 - in-8, 183 pp, planche dépliante, demi-maroquin brun, dos à nerfs, monogramme en pied, tête marbrée, couverture conservée (reliure postérieure). Rousseurs. 4e édition, revue et augmentée d'un tableau synoptique des eaux minérales des Pyrénées et d'une carte routière des établissements thermaux des Pyrénées (la planche). Il est à noter que sur la page de titre, le nom de l'auteur n'apparaît pas. Labarère, I, 6. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Krebs").

      Dresden, 24. II. 1853. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. An einen Julius: "Es ist mein aufrichtiger Wunsch Dich dereinst in unserer Capelle zu besitzen. Auf welche Weise sich solches bewerkstelligen läßt muß d. Zeit lehren. Unsere gegenwärtige Weise ist, daß man als Aspirant eintreten muß, mit einem Gehalte von 150 Th. und so nach dem Absterben der Andern endlich avancirt. Dies ist die traurigste Anwartschaft, so geht es nicht. Indessen d. Nothwendigkeit hat auch schon günstigere Fälle bestimmt und so hoffe ich, daß sich d. Gelegenheit ereignen soll, daß Du sogleich einstens als Virtuose in erwünschter Stellung zu uns kommen sollst. Ausgesprochen habe ich diese Absicht schon gegen d. Intendanten und die Concertmeister [.]". - Krebs debütierte im Alter von sechs Jahren als Pianist und komponierte mit sieben Jahren seine erste Oper ("Feodora"). Seine musikalische Ausbildung erhielt er u. a. bei Ignaz Xaver Seyfried in Wien, wo er 1826 dritter Kapellmeister am Kärntnertortheater wurde. Seit 1827 am Hamburger Stadttheater tätig, trat er 1850 die Nachfolge Richard Wagners an der Dresdner Hofoper an. Krebs komponierte u. a. die Oper "Agnes Bernauer".

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        Trattato teorico - pratico - pirotecnico ossia l'arte di fare i fuochi di gioia. Contenente il dettaglio generale e particolarizzato delle materie, degli utensili, e della maniera di costruirli, collocarli e adoperarli.

      Tipografia Faziola,, Genova, 1853 - In-8° (220x150mm), pp. 239, (8), legatura coeva m. pelle bionda con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati 2 tabelle ripiegate di composizioni chimiche per i fuochi d'artificio e 29 tavole litografiche ripiegate f.t. Qualche brunitura. Buon esemplare. Prima e unica edizione, impressa a Genova anonimamente e di notevole rarità, di trattato di pirotecnia sui fuochi artificiali. L'autore è indicato con le semplici iniziali T. B. L'opera si divide in cinque parti: "le materie, utensili e lavoro preliminare", "i fuochi da terra, da aria e da acqua, non che il loro effetto", "i fuochi aerostatici", "i fuochi da teatro", "nozioni sui fuochi da guerra". Manca al Melzi, al Passano e a tutti i repertori consultati. Philip, Bibliography of firework books, p. 148. Nessuna copia censita in SBN / ICCU. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twelve Years a Slave

      Auburn: Derby and Miller. Buffalo: Derby, Orton and Mulligan. Cincinnati: Henry W. Derby, 1853. First edition. Wood-engraved frontispiece portrait of the author and 6 wood-engraved plates. [iv, ads], xiv, [17]-336 pp. 8vo. Publisher's embossed brown cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. Recased, with lower portion of spine replaced, original endpapers and ads preserved, some foxing throughout. The first edition of Northup's account of his kidnapping and enslavement. Northup (1808-1863?), a free man living in New York with his family, was promised employment by two con men who drugged and kidnapped him, selling him into slavery in Louisiana. His book recounts the remarkable series of events that lead to his eventual freedom and was the source for the Oscar-winning film of the same name. "His narrative, Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, far more than just a personal memoir, provides a detailed and fascinating portrait of the people, circumstances, and social practices he encountered. His account of the slave market, his fellow captives, and how they were all treated is especially vivid" (ANB).

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        Memorias sobre la Argelia ... por consecuencia de la Comision con que de Real Orden pasaron á aquel pais en el año de 1844.

      Madrid 1853. Leks8vo. Blått saffianbind med rik gullforgylling. Med dronning Isabella II's våpen på deklene.Helt gullsnitt. XXIV, 655 s. Med stort farvelagt kart over Algerie.Large 8vo. Blue silk binding, richly gilt. With the coat-of-arms of Queen Isabella II of Spain on the covers. A. e. g. XXIV, 655 pp. With one large folding coloured map of Algeria.. Noe slitt ved ytterkantene.A bit worn at extremities."First edition of this report on French Algeria commissioned by the Spanish government in 1843. A number of officers were sent abroad to study military organisation and to investigate methods of modernizing the Spanish army which had deteriorated during the long years of civil war. The authors were seconded to the French forces in Algeria, where they spent two years observing the process of colonisation and witnessing the suppression of local uprisings. Etc.".AN ATTRACTIVE COPY IN A FINE ROYAL PRESENTATION BINDING FOR QUEEN ISABEL II OF SPAIN

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        Sea Nile, the Desert, and Nigritia. Travels in Company with Captain Peel, R.N. 1851-1852. [.] With Thirteen Arabic Songs, as Sung by the Egyptian Sailors on the Nile.

      London, published by the author, 1853. - Large 8vo. XII, 331, (1) pp. With wood-engraved frontispiece of the Homra tree. Original publisher's brown boards with title in gilt to spine. First edition. - The Lebanese Maronite Churi trained at the Congregation of Propaganda in Rome from 1842 to 1849. He later left Rome and made his way to London, where he gave lessons in Arabic, Latin, Italian, and Hebrew. Captain W. Peel was amongst his pupils and persuaded him to accompany him on a tour of the Middle East between October 1850 and February 1851. The present work is an account of a second journey the pair undertook to Egypt and the Sudan between August 1851 and February 1852. - Some wear to spine and boards. Mild occasional foxing, otherwise in very good condition. Nice original, unblemished yellow endpapers. Rare. Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 135 (erroneously s. v. "Chusi"). OCLC 4709982. Not in Gay. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité sur les Vins du Médoc et les Altres Vins Rouges et Blancs du Departement de la Gironde

      Bordeaux: P. Chaumas, 1853. Third Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Original quarter leather over pebbled cloth, wear at corners. Scattered mostly light foxing, top inch excised from the front blank, otherwise clean with 24 plates of chateaus of the region, 2 engraved half titles, 5 fold out tables at rear and a colored fold out map in very good condition with a few small tears at folds, a longer tear in the gutter, but no loss. Often called "The Bible of the Bordeaux". Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica 706a, Oberle 310 (1st ed.). Franck's work was one of the first classifications of the wines of Bordeaux - the first edition appeared in 1824. Size: Octavo (8vo). 326 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: 045234.

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church...together with the Psalter of David

      London: William Pickering, 1853. Reprint of Queen Elizabeth's Prayer Book of 1569. Title printed in red and black within woodcut border representing the Tree of Jesse: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth on verso of title : text of every page surrounded with engraved on wood by Mary Byfield. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in full contemporary vellum with red inlaid leather cross on upper covers, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., bookplate. Some external soiling, upper joint cracked but holding, else fine and attractive. Reprint of Queen Elizabeth's Prayer Book of 1569. Title printed in red and black within woodcut border representing the Tree of Jesse: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth on verso of title : text of every page surrounded with engraved on wood by Mary Byfield. 1 vols. 12mo. Mary Byfield's Best Work. Mary Byfield (1795-1871) worked for the Chiswick Press nearly her entire life, and her contributions played a large part in the looks of many of the smaller Pickering editions. For this volume she cut over 100 blocks, mostly after the designs by Holbein, Durer, Tory and others, but including her contemporary Charlotte Whittingham, although it is next to impossible to tell which are the old designs, and which the new. "The cuts harmonize perfectly with the type (which is Caslon) and this small tome is a triumph of printing as well as of illustration and typography." (McLean; Victorian Book Design). An important and handsome Pickering production.

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        Harp of Zion: A Collection of Poems, &c.

      S.W. Richards, Liverpool 1853 - 223 pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] Full brown leather presentation binding. Decorative floral gilt stamping to boards and backstrip. Gilt dentelles. Decorative endsheets and pastedowns. Near fine. Light rubbing to extremities. Gentle bumping to the corners. Just before embarking for America, Lyon published the first volume of poems ever issued by a member of the Church, under the title of "The Harp of Zion." The book was donated to the Perpetual Emigration Fund, and thousands of copies were printed and sold. The Perpetual Emigration Fund was set up to help any saints who wanted to migrate to Utah. It assisted some 26,000 immigrants. Flake/Draper 5067. Crawley 782. Mormon Imprints 41. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Fascicule 5 comprising text pages129-158 & plates 21-25 as issued in original wraps

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Company. Very Good. 1853. First Edition; First. Wraps. Cover soiled; exceptionally bright and clean tissue-guarded hand-colored lithographic plates; Lithograph; 4to; 30 pages .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Donaueschingen, 15. VIII. 1853. - 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. mit eh. Adresse verso (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to. An den Komponisten und Musikschriftsteller Richard Pohl (1826-96) in Baden-Baden: "Hochgeehrtester Herr! Ihr werthes Schreiben v. 7. Juli nebst Webers Sopran Arie ist mir vor einiger Zeit zugeschickt worden. Daß ich erst heute zur Beantwortung desselben komme, wollen Sie gefälligst damit entschuldigen, indem ich zuvor noch mit meinem Freunde dem Hr. Böhm über Manches Rücksprache nehmen mußte, und mir erst heute seine Antwort zugekommen ist. - - - Ihr Urtheil über Webers Fest Cantate stimmt ganz mit meinen Ansichten überein. Auch bin ich mit dem Titel Erntefest vollkommen einverstanden. Was die Abkürzungen der allzulangen Recitative betrifft, so bin ich der Ansicht, daß Sie dieses schon des Textes wegen am besten selbst machen könnten. Sollte auch durch diese Kürzungen die Melodie und Harmoniefolge nicht immer genau auf einander passen, so ist dieses leicht mit einigen anderen Akkorden abgeändert ohne daß Webers Composition Schaden dadurch erleidet. - Bezüglich der Arie muß ich sehr bedauern daß Sie sich so viel Mühe gegeben haben eine ganz großartige Theater Scene daraus zu schaffen. Da Sie selbst musikalisch sind, so werden Sie mir wohl zu gestehen, daß sich wohl keine Sängerin finden wird, welche 2 Arien hintereinander im Conzerte vortragen soll. Nach der Anlage Ihres Textes müßte ich nicht nur eine Einleitung, sondern auch Recitative, Chor, und eine Cavatine ganz neu komponiren, den[n] die vorhandenen Schlußtackte von Webers Cavatine sind so gewöhnlicher Art, wie sie wohl 100 mal in ganz alten Rossinischen Opern vorgekommen sind. Uiberhaupt ist mir Webers Name viel zu heilig, als daß ich Pfuscher es wagen sollte unter seinem Namen eine ganze Arie zu schreiben. Deshalb ist auch Hr. Böhm darauf eingegangen von dieser Arie nur das zu bringen was vollständig, und nach meinem Dafürhalten für eine Conzert Arie auch hinlänglich lang genug ist. Zudem braucht ja der Text einer Conzert Arie auch keine entschiedene Handlung auszudrücken. Was übrigens die kleine Ouverture oder vielmehr eine Einleitung zur Cantate anbelangt, so konnte ich mir diese Täuschung eher noch erlauben, weil ich doch noch zwei freilich unbedeutende Motive aus dieser heraus gefunden und an einander gereiht habe. Weber hat natürlich selbst das Beste aus der Cantate, zu seiner schon lange bekannten Ouverture benützt. - In der Voraussetzung, daß es Ihnen vielleicht angenehm sein könnte, nicht wieder denselben Weg auf Ihrer Rückreise einzuschlagen, so erlaube ich mir Ihnen vorzuschlagen über hier zu reisen, wo wir dann in einem halben Stündchen die Cantate sowohl als auch die Arie ins Reine bringen könnten, und dadurch das weitläufige Hin- und Herschreiben ersparen würden. Hr. Böhm ist auch ganz dieser Ansicht. Zudem ist diese Tour nicht ganz uninteressant, denn das Höllenthal bei Freiburg wodurch Sie herauf nach D[onaueschingen] müssen ist sehr romantisch, dann ist der Weg von hier aus durch das schöne Höhgau an dem Bodensee ebenfalls sehr reizend, und von Friedrichshafen können Sie dann per Eisenbahn über Nürnberg den Weg nach Leipzig machen. - In der Hoffnung daß Sie geehrter auf diesen meinen Vorschlag eingehen werden, empfiehlt sich unterdessen ganz hochachtungsvoll [.]". - Kl. Ausriss von Siegelöffnung; einige kl. Randläsuren.

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        Familien Tutings lustresa till Bomarsund [The journey of the Tuting family to Bomarsund].

      1853 - (Stockholm, A. J. Salmson, 1854?) Oblong-8:o. Lithographed title & 50 lithographed plates.Green contemporary half morocco with gilt spine and marbled edges. Covers decorated in blind. Spine somewhat faded, corners bumped. Insert fine but closely cut in lower margin on leaf 3 and 14 with minimal and unsignificant loss of text. Bookplate. A fine copy.Printing place and printer from Linnström "Svenskt boklexikon". The journey was caused by the fall of the fortress at Bomarsund on Åland during the Crimean War and as this event took place in 1854 the year of printing stated in Linnström - 1853 - is incorrect. Fritz von Dardel (1817-1901) was born in Switzerland by a Swedish mother, moved to Sweden in 1833 and made a military career with a short break in 1839, when he studied art in Paris. He also worked as a military attaché in Paris 1858-62. His close friendship with Charles XV of Sweden and their mutual interest in art resulted in Dardel's appointment to both director and president of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in 1864. He also had several commissions of trust in connection with the foundation and activity of the National Museum in Stockholm. As an artist he had his greatest strength in caricatures and on-the-spot sketches. He published a number of albums with cartoons and contributed to both Swedish and foreign periodicals. Several of his works are pictorial narratives resembling comic-books, of which "Familjen Tutings lustresa" is perhaps the prime example. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Första Resa fran Cairo till Arabiska Öknen i April 1845. Fragment.

      Helsingfors (Helsinki), (S. Baranovskij for) J. Simelius, 1853. - 8vo. VII, (1), 126 pp., final blank f. With lithogr. map at the end of the volume; printed notes of a Bedouin melody within the text. Contemp. green half calf with giltstamped spine title and marbled sides, original printed yellow wrappers bound within with wood-engraved desert illustration on back cover. First edition, published posthumously. - Extremely rare account of Wallin's principal journey through Arabia, unknown to most bibliographers: "It was not until two years after his death", writes Henze, "that the report of his first (and most important) journey (performed in 1845, a year before the appearance of the first volume of Carl Ritter's 'Arabia') was published". This refers to the English "Narrative of a Journey from Cairo to Medina and Mecca", which was printed in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1854. In fact, an extensive account of the first leg of this highly significant journey was first given to the world in December 1853, but little more than a year after the author's passing. Of this Swedish-language book, edited by Berndt Otto Schauman, less than two dozen copies are known worldwide, 12 of which are in Finnish libraries (the remainder distributed throughout Sweden [4 copies], Germany [2 copies], Denmark, France, and the U.S.A. [a single copy each]). In contrast with the later JRGS publication, the present work includes an appendix rendering Arabic terms and phrases that occur throughout the text in the original language and script. - Like his more famous contemporary J. L. Burckhardt, Wallin was fluent in Arabic and, in local costume, was capable of passing for a scholarly sheikh. Indeed, the two explorers are often compared: "I see many points of resemblance between them, the same iron constitution, the same versatility, the same indomitable energy, the same imperturbable temper" (H. C. Rawlinson, quoted in Henze). Financially backed by his alma mater, the University of Helsinki, Wallin departed for the Middle East in 1843 and set out on his expeditions from Cairo under the name of Abd al-Wali. "In 1845, proceeding southeast across the wastelands of the Nafud Desert, he reached Ha'il then continued by force of circumstances southward to Medina and Mecca. From there he returned to Egypt" (Howgego). More precisely, he "moved eastwards from Wadi al-Araba, first touching upon the upper regions of Wadi Sirhan, then on to the oasis of Djuf ('Algawf') and crossed the central regions of Shammar, via Djobbah ('Gubbi'), the Great Nefud ('Nufood'), and Hail [.] Of Shammar and its inhabitants he provided the fullest account, unsurpassed by later travellers in its scholarly precision" (Henze). After his return to Europe in 1850, Wallin was made Professor of oriental languages at Helsingfors. His notes provide a detailed overview of the political and religious movements and the role of the different tribes in Palestine and especially in Saudi Arabia. - Occasional brownstaining; binding somewhat rubbed, but a fine copy on the whole. Provenance: Contemp. ownership "Bergelin" to front wrapper cover; bookplate of the journalist Kurt Bergengren (1920-85) on pastedown. K.-E. Henriksson (A Wallin Bibliography), in: Studia orientalia 17 (1952), p. 13-16, at p. 13. OCLC 551923531. Cf. Macro 2262. Howgego II (1800-50), W12, p. 627. Henze V, 452 (all citing only the 1854 JRGS publication). Cf. Fück 198 (mentioning the journey). Not in Gay or Ibrahim-Hilmy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 2. VI. o. J.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert.. An Hrn. Dr. Breuning: "Ich ersuche Sie einer Dame Frau von Lucas geborne Lehmann, deren Arzt weggereist ist, u. krank wurde, so bald als möglich eine Visite zu machen, warum ich so frey bin Sie zu bitten - indem ich ihr keinen besseren u. geschickteren Heil-Künstler als Sie recommandiren konnte [...]". - Der aus Baden bei Wien stammende Pianist erfuhr seine musikalische Ausbildung durch Carl Czerny und Josef Fischhof "und trat bald erfolgreich in den Salons der Wr. Gesellschaft auf. Ab 1853 begann er mit Konzertreisen und trat mit größtem Erfolg in Europa, ab 1845 auch in Amerika auf. Meyer, als Komponist wie als Pianist typischer Repräsentant der Salonmusik, geriet gegen Ende seines Lebens in Vergessenheit" (ÖBL V, 437).

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        Views in America, Great Britain, Switzerland

      1853. AMERICAN TRADE CARDS. A bound volume containing 97 Trade Advertisements printed on the versos of plates from Views in America, Great Britain, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, The Holy Land, etc. Small folio, 268 x 203 mm, bound in publisher's full black morocco, intricate gilt tooling and lettering on covers. New York: J. Milton Emerson, 1853. |~||~||~||~| A most curious album of mid nineteenth-century American trade cards printed on the versos of steel-engraved plates by W.H. Bartlett which must have been remaindered from the popular series of books illustrated with world views by Bartlett. An index at the front of the volume lists all the American companies included in the advertisements by the merchandise they produce: Apothecaries and Druggists, Book-Binders, Carpetings, China Ware, Cut and Stained Glass, Daguerreotype Miniatures, Engravers, Fur Dealers, Harnesses, Hotels, Ink, Jewelry & Silver Ware, Lamps & Gas Fixtures, Locks, Maps, Music and Musical Instruments, Piano Fortes, Printers, School Furniture, Spices, Window Shades, etc. For Example: under J. Camblin & Co. Manufacturers of Cut and Stained Glass, they state in their ad: "Have constantly on hand, Solar Globes, and Shades of every description, Chandeliers, Pendants, Brackets, Gas Fixtures of the latest styles and patterns. Solar, fluid and Camphene lamps, Hall Lanterns, with stained and cut glass, Stained ground and cut glass for Churches, Steamboats, Hotels, Hall and Parlour Doors, Dome lights, &c". The book remains in its original publisher's deluxe binding, and is complete as issued. Rebacked with original spine laid down.

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        Six Dramas

      London: William Pickering,, 1853. Freely Translated by Edward FitzGerald. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. "Sold" ink stamp to half-title. Spine repaired, binding rubbed, marked, and faded to spine and edges of boards. A very good copy. First edition. Inscribed by the translator to the actor and theatre manager Charles Macready (1793?-1873) on the half-title "To C. Macready with the translator's respects"; also signed and dated 1858 by Macready on the same page. The two men were good friends. FitzGerald often attended Macready's performances and wrote several reviews of his acting. "Inspired by his friend Edward Cowell, a self-taught linguist, FitzGerald began studying Spanish about 1850, and by 1853 he was proficient enough to publish a translation of six dramas by Calderón. Usually insisting on anonymity, FitzGerald allowed his name to appear on the title-page to distinguish his translation from another appearing at the same time; this was the only time he allowed his name to appear on any of his publications. FitzGerald's book came in for criticism for its very free translation, something FitzGerald himself openly admitted" (ODNB). His most famous translation, similarly free, was The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859).

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        Första Resa fran Cairo till Arabiska Öknen i April 1845. Fragment.

      Helsingfors (Helsinki), (S. Baranovskij for) J. Simelius, 1853.. 8vo. VII, (1), 126 pp., final blank f. With lithogr. map at the end of the volume; printed notes of a Bedouin melody within the text. Contemp. green half calf with giltstamped spine title and marbled sides, original printed yellow wrappers bound within with wood-engraved desert illustration on back cover.. First edition, published posthumously. - Extremely rare account of Wallin's principal journey through Arabia, unknown to most bibliographers: "It was not until two years after his death", writes Henze, "that the report of his first (and most important) journey (performed in 1845, a year before the appearance of the first volume of Carl Ritter's 'Arabia') was published". This refers to the English "Narrative of a Journey from Cairo to Medina and Mecca", which was printed in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1854. In fact, an extensive account of the first leg of this highly significant journey was first given to the world in December 1853, but little more than a year after the author's passing. Of this Swedish-language book, edited by Berndt Otto Schauman, less than two dozen copies are known worldwide, 12 of which are in Finnish libraries (the remainder distributed throughout Sweden [4 copies], Germany [2 copies], Denmark, France, and the U.S.A. [a single copy each]). In contrast with the later JRGS publication, the present work includes an appendix rendering Arabic terms and phrases that occur throughout the text in the original language and script. - Like his more famous contemporary J. L. Burckhardt, Wallin was fluent in Arabic and, in local costume, was capable of passing for a scholarly sheikh. Indeed, the two explorers are often compared: "I see many points of resemblance between them, the same iron constitution, the same versatility, the same indomitable energy, the same imperturbable temper" (H. C. Rawlinson, quoted in Henze). Financially backed by his alma mater, the University of Helsinki, Wallin departed for the Middle East in 1843 and set out on his expeditions from Cairo under the name of Abd al-Wali. "In 1845, proceeding southeast across the wastelands of the Nafud Desert, he reached Ha'il then continued by force of circumstances southward to Medina and Mecca. From there he returned to Egypt" (Howgego). More precisely, he "moved eastwards from Wadi al-Araba, first touching upon the upper regions of Wadi Sirhan, then on to the oasis of Djuf ('Algawf') and crossed the central regions of Shammar, via Djobbah ('Gubbi'), the Great Nefud ('Nufood'), and Hail [...] Of Shammar and its inhabitants he provided the fullest account, unsurpassed by later travellers in its scholarly precision" (Henze). After his return to Europe in 1850, Wallin was made Professor of oriental languages at Helsingfors. His notes provide a detailed overview of the political and religious movements and the role of the different tribes in Palestine and especially in Saudi Arabia. - Occasional brownstaining; binding somewhat rubbed, but a fine copy on the whole. Provenance: Contemp. ownership "Bergelin" to front wrapper cover; bookplate of the journalist Kurt Bergengren (1920-85) on pastedown. - K.-E. Henriksson (A Wallin Bibliography), in: Studia orientalia 17 (1952), p. 13-16, at p. 13. OCLC 551923531. Cf. Macro 2262. Howgego II (1800-50), W12, p. 627. Henze V, 452 (all citing only the 1854 JRGS publication). Cf. Fück 198 (mentioning the journey). Not in Gay or Ibrahim-Hilmy.

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        Original-Skizzenheft in Bleistift von 12 Seiten mit 10 Zeichnungen Whistlers aus und um Lyme-Regis sowie Hastings. Die Blätter meist signiert und teils datiert ( um 1853 ). ( Original Sketch book Whistlers with 10 pencil drawings, signed )

      1853.. Das kleine Skizzenheft mit insgesamt 6 Blättern = 12 Seiten mit originalen Bleistift-Skizzen Whistlers auf altem Büttenpapier ( das Büttenpapier mit Wasserzeichen *J.WHATMAN - TURKEY MILL 1853 * gemarkt). Die erste Skizze zeigt ein altes Kastell oder Tor, etwas unleserlich bezeichnet *South Gate* (?), Lyme Regis, 1853 - Whistler. Auf der umliegenden Seite 2 Ansichten Küstenszenerie jeweils mit *Whistler* signiert. Das nächste Blatt zeigt ein altes Kastell in der Landschaft, rechts unten mit *Whistler* signiert, undatiert. Die umliegende Seite ohne Zeichnung. Das dritte Blatt zeigt auf der Vorderseite das gleiche Kastell in Parklandschaft, rechts unten mit *Whistler* signiert. Die Rückseite sowie die Vorderseite des vierten Blattes als doppelblattgroße Ansicht des *Hastings-Castles*, von Whistler mit *Hasting Castle, June 1853, Whistler* bezeichnet, datiert und signiert. Gezeigt wird die Ruine des Hasting-Castles an der Steilküste. Auf der Rückseite eine kleine Illustration eines Bauers mit Vieh. Das fünfte Blatt auf der Vorderseite mit Ansicht einer baumbestandenen Graslandschaft, die Rückseite hiervon ohne Illustration. Das sechste und letzte Blatt ist dreigeteilt: Obenstehend mit Ansicht *St. Leonards Bay. Beefy (? unleserlich ) Head in distance. Hierunter *Hastings Castle, St. Leonards....Head from East Cliff. Die darunterstehende Skizze zeigt *East Cliff, Hastings*, diese Skizze wiederum mit *Whistler* signiert. Die Rückseite des Blattes mit *Whistler 1852-53* bezeichnet sowie einigen handschriftlichen Berechnungen. Die Blätter jeweils fadengeheftet ohne Einband. Blattgröße 25,5 x 20 cm. Die Blätter teils etwas fleckig, teils berieben, teils leicht angeknickt. Die vorliegenden 6 Blätter wohl ursprünglich Teil eines größeren Skizzenheftes Whistlers zwischen 1852 und 1853 angelegt. Das Skizzenheft beinhaltet insgesamt 1 doppelblattgroße Skizze, 4 blattgroße Skizzen sowie 5 größere Skizzen auf zusammen 2 Blättern nebst einigen kleinen Detailskizzen. Die wiederholte Signatur Whistlers entspricht der bei *ArtpriceÜ und *artsignaturedictionary* eingestellten Signatur Whistlers. ( Provenienz: Alter Pirvatbesitz*.

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        Governor's Message. To the Members of Council, and House of Representatives, of the Legislature of Utah

      [1853], [Salt Lake City] 1853 - 8pp. Octavo [20 cm] One uncut sheet. This work has not been sewn. Corners dog-eared. Split at the foot fold between the first and last leaf. the lower left margin of page 3-4 is missing. We can locate two institutional copies. Scarce. According to Crawley "The third annual session of the Utah territorial legislature opened in the Council House at Great Salt Lake City on December 12, 1853, and ran for forty days, through January 20, 1854. In the morning of the second day, the two houses met with the governor in joint session to receive his message, which was read to the assembly by Thomas Bullock. When Bullock had finished, the joint session ordered the message printed in pamphlet form in 1,000 copies and in the Deseret News, and the following day he and Willard Richards read a proof. The message is reprinted in the [Deseret] News of December 15 from the pamphlet setting, in the 'Millennial Star' of April 8, and 15, 1854, and in the 'Journals of the House of Representatives, Council, and Joint Sessions, of the Third Annual Session, of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah.'" Crawley 843. Flake/Draper 9353 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Norway and its Glaciers visited in 1851; followed by Journals of Excursions in the High Alps of Dauphine, Berne and Savoy.

      Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black First Edition 1853 - 4to. xiv, 349pp. With ten coloured lithographic plates, two maps ( one folding), and other text illustrations. Original boards decorated in blind rebacked in quarter tan morocco with raised bands and new end papers. Ex lib stamps to half title and foot of title page - not intrusive. Generally a very good copy. Neate F44. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de 18 articles et mémoires sur le choléra parus entre 1853 et 1877

      Original editions of these items and memories. Half green sweatband. Smooth back with pieces of black titles. Rubbing on spine and jaw. Edges and corners with missing paper. Very interesting and remarkable meeting of platelets on cholera, relating the numerous epidemics, including those of 1865 and 1866, and the battle that medicine engaged against this disease. - Asiatic cholera. Its nature and treatment J. Quaissac. Montpellier and Paris. Coulet and Baillère. 1875 20pp. - Cholera in the hospital Cochin (1865). Clinical study by Bourneville. Paris. Delahaye. 1873 48pp. - Cholera is contagious? by Dr. Stanski. Paris. Baillère. 1866 45pp. - From the 1865 cholera epidemic in the hospital Laribosière observed by Dr. EA Langronne. Paris. Parent. 1866 73pp. Sending the author on p. fake title. - Historical note on outbreaks of arrondissemnt Clermont followed by a report on the epidemic Mezel. Year 1866 By Dr. Nivet. Clermont-Ferrand. F. Thibaud. 1869 20pp. - Memory on the Asian cholera morbus. Desciption of the galleys of Brest relation to an outbreak of cholera that prevailed at this in 1849 ... By Marcellin Duval. Paris, Brest. Baillère. 1853 84pp. A leaflet table. - Research on the nosology and treatment of epidemic cholera seen in its forms and secondary symptoms (epidemics of 1835 and 1866) by Dr. Besnier. Paris. Delahaye. 1877 192pp. Sending the author. - What you think of cholera in the medical world. Current status of this question by Dr. L. Corréger. Paris. Noblet. 1866 32pp. - Condoms and remedies of cholera within the reach of everyone by P. Poggioli. Paris. Baillère and son. 1866 39pp. Article repeated 2 times. - Some considerations on the general treatment of cholera by Mr. Davreux. Liège. Carmanne. 1869 17pp. Article repeated 2 times. - Statistics annotated cholera deaths in the district of madness-Méricourt (eleventh district) during the two years 1865 and 1866 by Dr. Gery father. 16pp. No title page. - Contribution to the study of thermometry in cholera (seen at Paris in 1873 epidemic) by Dr. H. Gripat. Angers. 1876 ??30pp. 4 tables flyers. - Cholera. Invasiveness and means condoms Felix Boureau. Paris. Delahaye. 1868 47pp. - Study on cholera by Dr. Nicaise. Paris. Baillère. 1868 45pp. - Instructions on conservation measures taken in Batna (Algeria) during the 1867 cholera and outcomes by EI Dukerley. Paris. Delahaye. 1868 69pp. A folding map. Relationship of the cholera epidemic of 1865 in the Saint-Antoine Hospital by Dr. C. Decori. Paris. Delahaye. 1866 91pp. - Infinitely small encountered in cholera patients. Etiology, prevention, treatment with cholera had micrographic plates by G. Danet. Paris. Delahaye. 1873 159pp. 7 pl. - Note on the treatment of cholera in a division of the charity office compared to cholera treatment in civil hospitals in Paris by Dr. C. Pinel. Meeting of 15 November 1866, 31pp. Delahaye, Masson, Etc. Paris, Liège 1853 fort in 8 (16x22cm) Un Vol. relié

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        Emaux et camées

      Second edition original part because increased two poems. Bound in black half shagreen, spine decorated with four bands triple gilded boxes, frames two cold nets on flat black cardboard guards and contreplats paper bowl, contemporary binding. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author "To my friend Valve ...". Some spots. Eugène Didier Paris 1853 9,5x15,5cm relié

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        Bleak House

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1853., 1853. First Edition, First Issue, bound from parts. Octavo. Bound in contemporary half brown morocco over marbled paper with triple gilt ruling to morocco; raised bands, gilt tooling and gilt titles to spine; marbled end papers, top and front edges marbled. With numerous illustrations by Phiz. Binding is rubbed, including joints, edges and boards worn, bumping to corners. Text is fairly clean, though plates are foxed and frequently this bleeds through to surrounding leaves. A first edition of one of Dickens' most important novels.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Bleak House With illustrations by H K Browne [Phiz]

      London : Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, 1853. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scattered, marginal foxing. Finely bound in modern calf over green, fine-ribbed cloth boards. Raised bands with a contrasting gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. Physical description; pp. xvi. 624 : plates ; 23 cm. With a half-title. With additional title page, engraved. Physical description; [9], viii-xvi, 624 p., [39] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. (8vo). Notes; Printer's imprint on title page verso and colophon. With a dedication to the Guild of Literature and Art (f. [A]3r). Illustrated with a steel-etched frontispiece, etched title leaf, and 38 etched plates. Originally published in 20 numbers in 19 parts (the last two numbers published in one part) between March 1852 and September 1853, published in one volume 12th Sept. 1853. 1st edition issue points present: "elgble" on page 19 line 6; "chair" on page 209, line 23; "counsinship" on page 275 line 22. Referenced by Sadleir 682.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Hyperion

      London - David Bogue, 1853 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The second edition of this romantic novel by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Hyperion follows a young American protagonist named Paul Flemming as he travels through GermanyIllustrated with nearly on hundred engravings on wood. The main character's wandering is partially inspired by the death of a friend. The author had also recently lost someone close to him. Longfellow's first wife, Mary Storer Potter, died in Rotterdam in the Netherlands after a miscarriage in 1836; Longfellow was deeply saddened by her death and noted in his diary: All day I am weary and sad . . . and at night I cry myself to sleep like a child. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally sound, although a little rubbed and with some marks to the boards. Some wear to the head and tailofthe spine also. Font hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are mainly bright and clean, save for some scattered light foxing and the occasional handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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