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        Biographies nationales. La Noblesse belge. Tome premier [seul].

      Bruxelles, Labroue, 1853. in-4, 436pp. - 56 planches. Relié demi-veau glacé outremer, coins, dos à faux-nerfs finement orné de frises et arabesques dorées, tomaison. (Reliure de l'époque). L'illustration se compose de 29 planches présentant chacune un blason soigneusement colorié ; 14 lithographies en bistre ou en deux couleurs, montrant des châteaux ou des tombeaux ; 9 portraits lithographiés sur pelure de Chine appliquée ; 4 planches gravées au trait. Charles Poplimont, né à Termonde en 1821, est l'un des grands héraldistes belges, auteur de "La Belgique héraldique" en 11 volumes. Il s'occupe ici de la famille royale ; des familles d'Alcantara ; de Prisse ; de Rhodes ; de Bagenrieux de Lanquesaint ; Wolters ; de Pitteurs ; Van den Broucke de Terbecq ; de Giey de Villars ; de Beauffort ; de Mérode ; de Crombrugghe ; de Gerlache ; Duvivier ; etc. L'identification de ce bel et important ouvrage n'est pas aisée. Il aurait paru en livraisons entre 1856 et 1858 selon Lorenz !, entre 1849 et 1854 selon Quérard XI, p. 501, une notice de libraire décrit un volume identique à celui-ci à la date de 1850 (avec 54 planches) et annonce le second volume pour 1854. - Bel exemplaire, frais et bien relié. Quelques rares piqûres ou petites rousseurs claires, marge de quelques-unes des lithographies courte (légende tronquée).

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        Pont sul Po presso Valenza

      1853. Veduta di Valenza e del ponte, percorso da un treno, lungo la linea ferroviaria Torino - Genova. La litografia, stampata a colori e ritoccata a mano all'epoca, fa parte dell'opera "Views on the Railway between Turin and Genoa." Litographed at the Establishment of Messrs. Day and Son, Litographers to the Queen, 1853. Questa serie di litografie raffiguranti il tratto della linea ferroviaria Torino-Genova, animate in primo piano, anche se in posizione non predominante, da alcuni personaggi. Protagonisti indiscussi il treno ed il paesaggio circostante, sovrastati da cieli di rara bellezza. Si noti l'abilissima costruzione prospettica, caratteristica fondamentale dello schema compositivo mm 285x460

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        voyage autour du monde sans la lettre A.

      in 12 broché couverture imprimée rempliée.Titre,33 pages,1 feuillets de notes Paris 1853 belle et rare édition sur beau papier.Proche de l'état de neuf «Tiré à petit nombre pour quelques curieux",comme l'indique un astérisque,intercalé entre les notes 10 et 11 à la page [35]:"Mot oublié dans la première édition".Dans l'édition originale,imprimée pour la "librairie nouvelle" au format in-16 et qui comptait 30 pages et 2 pages non chiffrées,à la page 27 figurait le verbe "serait".Cette narration des voyages de l'écrivain et explorateur Jacques Arago est rédigée sans employer la lettre "a" sur un rythme fougueux,dans un style hautement métaphorique. Vicaire,"Manuel de l'amateur de livres du 19e",Voyage autour du monde sans la lettre A",Paris,Les autodidactes, 1994

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        LE CHRONIQUEUR DU PÉRIGORD ET DU LIMOUSIN, revue historique, artistique et religieuse, sous la direction de M. Armand de Siorac. [3 volumes].

      1853Périgueux, Bouchabie, 1853-55. Trois volumes grand in-quarto (241 X 313) demi-basane aubergine, dos lisse orné de roulettes et filets dorés, titre et tomaisons dorés (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : (1) f. blanc, (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 280 pages, 12 planches sur vélin fort ; Tome II : (1) f. blanc, (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 288 pages, 12 planches sur vélin fort dont une dépliante ; Tome III : (1) f. blanc, (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 288 pages, 12 planches sur vélin fort dont une dépliante. Petits manques de cuir aux mors des volumes, une coiffe arasée, dos uniformément foncés en noir. ÉDITION ORIGINALE et tête de collection de cette RARE PUBLICATION, illustrée de 24 PLANCHES HORS-TEXTE dont une dépliante et certaines à fond teinté. Notre exemplaire est complet des trois premières années (1853, 1854 et 1855) : il manque la quatrième et dernière année publiée en 1856, qui, tout comme l'année 1855, ne contient pas de planches illustrées. (ROUMÉJOUX, I-132). SÉDUISANT EXEMPLAIRE, dans sa solide reliure de l'époque, au corps d'ouvrage frais et grand de marges. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Die Haus-Bibel oder die ganze heilige Schrift alten und neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Übersetzung Martin Luther s. Eine Prachtausgabe mit vierzig Stahlstichen und einer Karte von Palästina.

      Hildburghausen und New-York,, Verlag vom Bibliographischen Institut, 1853 - 4°. Mit 40 ganzseitigen Stahlstichen und 1 gefalt. lithogr. Karte. 6 Bl., 926 S. 4 Bl., 259 S., 3 Bl., Ganzlderband mit goldgepr. Deckel- und Rückenverzierung. Einband berieben, Rücken angeplatzt. Widmung auf dem Vorsatz. Dieser etwas (tinten-)fleckig. Seiten- und Tafelränder stockfleckig. de Band:

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        Histoire de la République de Venise par P. Daru. Précédée d'une notice sur sa vie par M. Viennet. 4° édition augmentée des critiques et observations de M. Tiepolo et de leur réfutation par M. le comte Daru.

      Paris, Firmin Didot frères, 1853. 9 volumes in-8° de LI-477, 467, 502, 450, 468, 398, 479, 389 & 568 pages. Les trois derniers volumes sont consacrés aux pièces justificatives, à l'importante Table des matières, ainsi qu'aux Observations d'Almoro Tiepolo et aux Réponses de Daru.. Intérieur très frais, sans rousseurs. Reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin rouge, dos lisses ornés de filets et dentelle dorés, titres dorés (quelques épidermures, mais bel aspect d'ensemble).

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        Archive of 47 Mexican Manuscript and Printed Documents -Laws, Decrees, Circulars- from the Ministry of War and Navy: June - December 1853

      [Tacubaya], 1853. First edition. Loose leaves disbound from a later made-up volume. Overall very good.. [77 pp.] on 43 leaves, some folded. Beginning on June 1, 1853, shortly after Santa Anna's return to Mexico as dictator, and ending December 29, 1853, just two weeks after he extended his rule indefinitely and had himself given the title of "most serene highness," these documents cover a period of three leaders in the Ministry of War and Navy: Jose Maria Tornel y Mendivil, Juan Suárez y Navarro, and Lino J. Alcorta; all prominent santannistas. Eight are issued by Tornel, the most federalist of Santa Anna's advisors, who fell ill and died in September 1853; ten are issued by Juan Suárez y Navarro, chief administrator of the Ministry of War -the first document noting "por enfermedad de su S. E., J. Suarez Navarro" on September 10th- who coveted the position as Minster of War and Navy, but broke with Santa Anna just three weeks later when Lino J. Alcorta was appointed minister in his stead, and who issued the remaining twenty- nine documents. Thirteen of the documents are printed; 34 are in manuscript, either originals or perhaps manuscripts reproduced by an early form heliography. Similar documents were described by Dr. W. Michael Mathes in a 2004 auction catalogue as "an early form of holography [i.e. heliography] using a concentrated beam of sunlight to transfer text, a process employed in Mexico during a brief period between 1850 and 1856 for short runs and to avoid printing delays and costs. Lithography was impractical for such short-run imprints, as it was extraordinarily costly, took weeks, and presented difficulties in reproducing the writer's hand." In a few instances the date on the manuscript documents differs from that of the later publication. The documents are primarily concerned with bringing professionalism and discipline to the army (and the nation), stemming desertions and bolstering the draft (though exempting indigenous peoples), punishing theft and corruption, building fortifications and other public works, increasing weaponry, and creating militias. OCLC locates no copies of any of these individual documents, though some of the printed items are held at Berkeley, and except for the auction noted above, we could find no listings, catalogue holdings, or auction records for items reproduced in a similar fashion to those included. Detailed list upon request.

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        Brooklyn, N.Y. 1854

      New York: Smith, Fern & Co., 1853 - A RARE AND SPLENDID VIEW OF EARLY BROOKLYN Engraved by Wellstood & Peters. 29 ½ x 43 ½ inches visible, 33 ¼ x 47 ½ inches framed. Engraving on paper (minor stain on lower left corner, faint discolorations extending into image). Title printed on lower margin, annotation in cursive below respectfully dedicating this work to the citizens of Brooklyn. This rare early view of Brooklyn, New York is based on a painting by Benjamin Franklin Smith, Jr. It is from the vantage point of the West (approximately the area of the Wall Street Pier) and shows a vibrant East River scene, teeming with sailboats and a few early steam vessels, including the paddle wheel passenger steamer Empire State. The delicate ripples of the river and silvery cloud formations in the sky contribute pleasing atmospheric elements to the scene. In the very foreground, human figures in period dress are visible aboard boats and ships of various sizes. A rowboat heads toward shore alongside a steamship, showcasing the coexistence of industrial and pre-industrial modes of transport and signifying a moment of great transition and transformation in the history of this iconic city. A meticulously rendered cityscape of buildings and churches is visible on the other side of the river, and stretches splendidly across the horizon. The land of Brooklyn first became populated by Europeans in the 17th century, when Dutch settlers named the small town on the East River shore of Long Island "Breuckelen." It grew to be a full-fledged city in the 19th century, when industrial development and economic activity rose due to the city’s proximity to the shipping center of the East River shore. For much of the 19th century, Brooklyn was known as the 3rd most populous city in the United States. In the 1883 poem "The New Colossus," inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus called Brooklyn a "twin city" of New York, and it officially became a part of New York City in 1898. Today, Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs of New York and a center of art, culture, music, and business, whose vibrancy and diversity rival that of its longtime neighbor and partner, Manhattan island. From 1848 to 1856, the four Smith brothers (Francis Smith, George Warren Smith, David Clifford Smith, and Benjamin Franklin Smith) issued a series of large folio views of cities from throughout the eastern half of America. Benjamin Franklin Smith, Jr., the youngest of the brothers, was the "artist of the family" and responsible for drawing six of the views, while collaborating with J.W. Hill on six others (Reps, 206). Originally from Maine, the Smith brothers established an independent publishing firm specializing in city views at around 1849, after traveling and jointly publishing views with the artist Edwin Whitefield for several years. This separation from Whitefield was likely driven by the clear artistic talent of Benjamin Franklin Smith, who quickly proved himself able to compete with the more experienced Whitefield. According to scholar John Reps, B.F. Smith "possessed artistic skills of a very high order, clearly surpassing those of Whitefield" (Reps, 207). On the subject of the Smith brothers’ series of city views, Reps remarks: "large and imposing in size, splendidly drawn.the Smith brothers’ views achieved a standard that equalled or surpassed the best work of its kind" (Reps 207). Reference: John W. Reps, "Views and Viewmakers of Urban America" (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1984), 206-208. Our goal is highly competitive prices and the best quality of pull, paper patine, and condition.

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        The Poultry Book

       Orr & Co. Amen Corner, London, (1853). IV, 2 Blatt, 324 S. mit zahlreichen Textholzschnitten, 1 chromolithographischem Titel und 21 chromolithographischen Tafeln von Harrison Weir, original goldgeprägter Leinen-Einband, Grobschnitt, quart, (etwas fleckig) - seltenes komplettes Exemplar in guter Erhaltung / nicht bei Möbes - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Ornithologie

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        Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs.

      London: S. & J. Bentley, Wilson, and Fley for G. Willis, and (vol. VII) by S. & J. Bentley and Henry Fley for Willis and Sotheran, 1853-1857. - 7 vols, 8vo (211 x 125mm), pp. I: iv, 230; II: iv, 233, [1 (imprint)]; III: iv, 240; IV: iv, 215, [1 (imprint)]; V: iv, 192; VI: iv, 185, [1 (blank)]; VII: vi, [2 (errata, blank)], 1-132, 135-206 (A2 and A3 reversed, p. 65 misnumbered '56', pagination skips from 132 to 135); 435 hand-coloured lithographic plates (of which 8 black and white) by Meÿer and family, all plates facing blank ll.; occasional very light foxing; ?publisher's red straight-grained morocco elaborately gilt, boards with gilt double-ruled and ornamental frames, spine gilt decorated in 6 compartments between raised bands, directly lettered in 2, edges and turn-ins with ornamental gilt-tooled rolls, all edges gilt; extremities lightly rubbed and bumped, spines a bit darkened, endpapers lightly foxed, overall a very fine, well-preserved set with very fresh plates.Second octavo edition. Meÿer's British Birds is, '[w]ith the possible exception of Lord Lilford's Birds, [which was published some fifty years later] [ ] the finest and most complete atlas of portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published' (Wood). Meÿer was a British artist of Dutch extraction aiming to represent birds in a natural, life-like manner. His characteristically wonderfully detailed, accurate and attractive plates resulted from a collaboration of the Meÿer family, headed by Meÿer's wife, 'an accomplished artist, [who] not only executed such drawings as were not made by her husband, but drew many of the plates upon the stones' (Mullens and Swann, p. 399), with colouring done by their children. Mrs Meÿer is known to have visited the gardens of the Zoological Society to study birds, while the eggs were collected by the family or sent by friends. Encouraged by the success of the folio, plates-only edition (Illustrations of British Birds, 1835-50), Meÿer planned a second series, Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, which was also to be published in parts, but now in tandem with Yarrell's History of British Birds. 'Yarrell's work had many delightful wood engravings as text-figures. Meyer's idea was to supplement these with hand-coloured lithographs. The almost inevitable result was that the parts after a very short time did not synchronise in their publication dates and soon became two entirely separate works'. This first octavo edition of Coloured Illustrations (1842-1850) was the first to contain letterpress text (4 or 5 pages per species) to make up for its separation from Yarrell's History. For the colouring Meÿer's son Charles 'invented a system of stencilling the colouring of the bird figures and the eggs, thus keeping the lines clean and also speeding up the tedious colouring process for his brothers and sisters' (Christina Jackson, Bird Illustrators: Some Artists in Early Lithography. London, 1975, pp. 60-61).Due to adjustments as the series progressed, and as for the folio edition, the later editions contain a varying number of plates, some of which were redrawn or their colouring altered. This second octavo edition has, among other things, 'an extra plate of eggs which were unknown when the previous edition was published' (Wood). This set is more elaborately illustrated than many extant copies, including that listed by Wood: vol. I of this set has one additional plate of eggs and three further black-and-white plates, including the plate of the Golden Eagle's beak (referred to on p. 139 but bound in towards the beginning of the volume, beside the plate of the Golden Eagle). This set is further bound in an elaborate morocco-gilt binding which we have seen in other sets on the market in the past years, and which is therefore likely to be the publisher's binding.Mullens and Swann, p. 404; Wood, p. 462. Language: English

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        Kleinere Schriften von Alexander von Humboldt. Erster Band. Geognostische und physikalische Erinnerungen [AND] Umrisse von Vulkanen aus den Cordilleren von Quito und Mexico. Ein Beitrag zur Physiognomik der Natur.

      Stuttgart, Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1853. In two parts. Text and Atlas. Text: 8vo(21.5 x 13.1 cm). viii, 475 pp., six large, folding tables. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with four raised bands and gilt title. Floral patterned endpapers. Atlas: oblong 4to (20.2 x 30.9 cm). 12 fine, tinted (one hand-coloured) engraved plates. Original quarter cloth over printed boards.= This is the start of an intended series of geological, volcanological and physical contributions by this eminent German geologist, but it remained all that was published. The present works deal mainly with the volcanos of Mexico and part of the Andes. However, also included is the work titled "Untersuchungen über die eudiometrischen Mittel und über das Verhältnis der wesentliche Bestandtheile der Atmosphäre" written together with the great French physicist and chemist J. L. Gay-Lussac, as well as a few smaller papers, and a new introduction by Von Humboldt. The fine plates show the volcanoes in Equador and Mexico. Two plates are maps, one plate is coloured, containing a comparative outline of the highest mountain ranges in Europe, Asia, and South America, indicating their climate zones. Rare. The text is rather foxed, due to the quality of the paper but the atlas with its beautiful tinted views, is clean. Sabin 33.725; Ward and Carozzi, 1154.

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        The genera of Recent Mollusca; arranged according to their organization. [Atlas]

      London, John van Voorst, [1853]-1858. Thick 8vo. 138 plates of which most are hand-coloured. Contemporary half calf with gilt title on the spines.= Rare hand-coloured edition of this standard work on molluscs which is the source of many new, valid names and of type-designations. Uncoloured copies are rather common, but the last coloured copy on sale is probably the one listed in Junk's "Conchology. Old and rare books list 52" (published ca. 1986). As noted in that catalogue, the fine colouring is confined mainly to the living animals. There are an unusual high number of living specimens figured. Many living animals were drawn by Arthur Adams while on board the "Samarang" as the ship's surgeon and zoologist. Under the command of Edward Belcher, H.M.S. Samarang explored the eastern seas from 1843 to1846. A few neatly handwritten taxonomical annotations on the explanatory leaves, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Nissen ZBI, 25.

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        Châtiments

      1853 - - Genève & New-York 1853, 7x10,5cm, relié. - Edition originale complète. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles caissons dorés, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement de quintuples filets dorés sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, pointillés dorés sur les coupes, coins légèrement émoussés, tête dorée. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Complete Edition. Bound in full red morocco, back with five nerves decorated with double gilded boxes, wheels on golden headdresses, coaching quintuple nets gilded on the boards, and guards contreplats of handmade paper, frame with golden lace on contreplats, dotted gilded on the cuts, corners lightly bumped, gilded head. Some small minor foxing. Copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DES PYRENEES ET DES RAPPORTS INTERNATIONAUX DE LA FRANCE AVEC L'ESPAGNE DEPUIS LES TEMPS LES PLUS RECULES JUSQU'A NOS JOURS. ANNALES DE LA CATALOGNE, DE L'ARAGON, DE LA NAVARRE, DU PAYS BASQUE, DU BEARN, DU BIGORRE, DU COMMINGES, DU COMTE DE FOIX, DU ROUSSILLON, DE LA CERDAGNE, DE NARBONNE, ET DE CARCASSONNE, ETC.

      PARIS. AMYOT. 1853-1855.5 TOMES EN 5 VOLUMES IN-8 (14,5 X 22,5 X 15 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (4) + 435, (4) + 432, (4) + 499, (4) + 523 ET (4) + 496 PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 CHAGRIN VERT SOULIGNEE D'UN DOUBLE FILET DORE, DOS A QUATRE FAUX NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE. EDITION ORIGINALE. (LABARERE. I. 84). DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS, DONT COIFFES, SINON EXEMPLAIRE CONVENABLE.

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        Le Faiseur - Comédie en cinq actes et en prose.

      Entièrement conforme au manuscrit de l'auteur.ÉDITION ORIGINALE rare et recherchée. Paris, Alexandre Cadot - 1853 - 251 pages. Reliure demi chagrin bleu foncé de l'époque. Plats percaline bleu foncé. Dos à nerfs orné et doré. Signet. Rousseurs uniquement sur les 3 premiers feuillets. Très bon état. Format in-8°(17x11).

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        THE ROYAL DESCENT OF NELSON AND WELLINGTON. From Edward the First, King of England: With Tables of Pedigree and Genealogical Memoirs (1853) .

      London, William Pickering, 1853. FIRST EDITION 1853. Small 8vo, approximately 190 x 120 mm, 7½ x 4¾ inches, pages: xiv, 207, including 10 genealogical tables, rebound in half royal blue calf, maroon title with gilt lettering between raised bands, extra gilt spine, central gilt design to both covers with dividing gilt rules, all edges gilt, light blue endpapers. Slight rubbing to spine, corners slightly bumped, neat strips of blue binder's tape to inner margins of free endpapers, very pale binder's name (Bound Riviere) to bottom of first free blank endpaper which can only just be made out. A very good attractive copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Das alte Wien. Darstellungen der alten Plätze und merkwürdigsten jetzt größtentheils verschwundenen Gebäude Wien`s nach den seltensten gleichzeitigen Originalen. Mit einem erläuternden Texte aus den bewährtesten Geschichtsquellen. 12 Hefte in 1 Band.

      J. P. Sollinger s Witwe / Zamarski 1853 - 1856, Wien - Mit 44 Tafeln (kpl.). Einband der Zeit, dieser berieben und bestoßen. Schnitt bzw. Seitenrand gebräunt, fingerfleckig re unten, etwas stockfleckig, vereinzelt fleckig. Einige Tafeln rückseitig fachmännisch geklebt, eine Tafel mit kl. Einriss, kleinere Knickspuren. Karten rückseitig mit Bleistift beschriftet. In deutscher Sprache. pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album de l'expédition romaine.

      Martial Place, 1853. In-folio (cm. 63 x 43), pp. (4) 16. Con frontespizio figurato raffigurante i cinque monumenti di Roma, 13 tavole fuori testo in litografia seppiata con la rappresentazione delle manovre militari a Roma e dintorni (Acqua Acetosa, Castel di Guido, Acqua-Traversa, Piazza di Monte Cavallo, Villa Aldobrandini, ecc) e 2 (di 4!) grandi carte topografiche. A fogli sciolti, come d'origine. Tracce do sporco limitate a due carte di testo preliminare, peraltro ottimo stato di conservazione. Opera rara ed assai interessante per l'ampia e bella parte iconografica con splendide vedute eseguite su disegni dell'autore.

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        The Lisbon Guide, or an historical and descriptive view of the the city of Lisbon and its environs, with notices of the chief places of interst in Portuguese estremadura.

      Lisbon Antonio Joaquim de Paula 1853 - Second edition. Small 8vo (15 x 10 cm), pp.348, 10 engraved plates including 2 double-page, some foxing to a couple of plates, discreet stamp , ink inscription on title-page, marbled endpapers, bound in contemporary morocco backed mottled boards, spine gilt lettered and ruled, extremities worn; overall a good solid copy. This historical guide was originally published in 1848 as "The Stranger's Guide to Lisbon". Both editions are extremely scarce but this edition contains attractive engraved plates of the Cathedral, Aqueduct and several views including one of Cintra. Unusual work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Chansons].

      Alençon 1853 In-4 manuscrit de 4 ff. 380-12 pp., basane noire, dos lisse (reliure de l'époque). Beau répertoire manuscrit de 306 chansons et quelques bis fait par Monsieur léon feugere hipolite, voltigeure au 41, 3 batalion, 23 octobre 1853 et fini le 31 décembre 1853. Alençon, leon feugere hipolite (explicit). Le compilateur a rassemblé tous les grands succès du temps avec une dominante de chansons militaires et chansons à boire quelques années avant la somme de Dumersan publiée en 1858 sous le titre Chansons nationales et populaires de France. Précédé de quatre feuillets de titre chronologiques illustrés : p. 1 : Monsieur léon feugere hipolite clairon au 4me léger 3 m batallon 2 m compagnie entré (...) en 1840 fini en 1847 mat 11213. illustré à l'aquarelle : les deux buveurs. p. 3 : Monsieur léon feugere hipolite caporal clairon au 7me bataillon de la garde mobile entré (...) en 1848 fini en 1849 mat 692. Titre encadré en rouge et noir réhaussé d'illustrations maçonniques. p. 5 : Monsieur léon feugere hipolite clairon au 6me batallon de la Garde Nationale entré (...) en 1849 fini en 1850. illustré à l'aquarelle titre : Chambre du soldat. 1849. p. 7 : Monsieur léon feugere hipolite clairon de voltigeur au 41 de ligne 3me bataillon entré (...) en 1851 fini en 1857 illustraté à l'aquarelle : Barriere de Clichie 1815. A Paris la Garde Nationale. Illustration pp. 343 et 380. Reliure épidermée.

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        Das alte Wien. Darstellung der alten Plätze und merkwürdigsten jetzt größtentheils verschwundenen Gebäude Wien's nach den seltensten gleichzeitigen Originalen. Mit einem erläuternden Texte aus den bewährtesten Geschichtsquellen. Wien, Sollingers Witwe, 1853.

      1853. 12 Hefte in einem Band. Zusammen 268 SS. Mit 44 mehrfach gefalteten, gest. bzw. lithogr. Tafeln. Originalleinenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel und Rückenvergoldung. 4to. Gutes, vollständiges Exemplar des gesuchten Werkes zur Stadtgeschichte mit den durchwegs doppelblattgroßen Ansichten von Wiener Straßen, Monumenten, Gebäuden und Plätzen. Die für diese Veduten verwendeten Vorlagen stammen meist noch aus dem 18. Jahrhundert. - Aus der Sammlung Ringer, Wien. Innen sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Mayer 403. Nebehay/W. 637. Gugitz III, 12117.

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        Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs.

      7 vols, 8vo (211 x 125mm), pp. I: iv, 230; II: iv, 233, [1 (imprint)]; III: iv, 240; IV: iv, 215, [1 (imprint)]; V: iv, 192; VI: iv, 185, [1 (blank)]; VII: vi, [2 (errata, blank)], 1-132, 135-206 (A2 and A3 reversed, p. 65 misnumbered '56', pagination skips from 132 to 135); 435 hand-coloured lithographic plates (of which 8 black and white) by Meÿer and family, all plates facing blank ll.; occasional very light foxing; ?publisher's red straight-grained morocco elaborately gilt, boards with gilt double-ruled and ornamental frames, spine gilt decorated in 6 compartments between raised bands, directly lettered in 2, edges and turn-ins with ornamental gilt-tooled rolls, all edges gilt; extremities lightly rubbed and bumped, spines a bit darkened, endpapers lightly foxed, overall a very fine, well-preserved set with very fresh plates.Second octavo edition. Meÿer's British Birds is, '[w]ith the possible exception of Lord Lilford's Birds, [which was published some fifty years later] [...] the finest and most complete atlas of portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published' (Wood). Meÿer was a British artist of Dutch extraction aiming to represent birds in a natural, life-like manner. His characteristically wonderfully detailed, accurate and attractive plates resulted from a collaboration of the Meÿer family, headed by Meÿer's wife, 'an accomplished artist, [who] not only executed such drawings as were not made by her husband, but drew many of the plates upon the stones' (Mullens and Swann, p. 399), with colouring done by their children. Mrs Meÿer is known to have visited the gardens of the Zoological Society to study birds, while the eggs were collected by the family or sent by friends. Encouraged by the success of the folio, plates-only edition (Illustrations of British Birds, 1835-50), Meÿer planned a second series, Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, which was also to be published in parts, but now in tandem with Yarrell's History of British Birds. 'Yarrell's work had many delightful wood engravings as text-figures. Meyer's idea was to supplement these with hand-coloured lithographs. The almost inevitable result was that the parts after a very short time did not synchronise in their publication dates and soon became two entirely separate works'. This first octavo edition of Coloured Illustrations (1842-1850) was the first to contain letterpress text (4 or 5 pages per species) to make up for its separation from Yarrell's History. For the colouring Meÿer's son Charles 'invented a system of stencilling the colouring of the bird figures and the eggs, thus keeping the lines clean and also speeding up the tedious colouring process for his brothers and sisters' (Christina Jackson, Bird Illustrators: Some Artists in Early Lithography. London, 1975, pp. 60-61). Due to adjustments as the series progressed, and as for the folio edition, the later editions contain a varying number of plates, some of which were redrawn or their colouring altered. This second octavo edition has, among other things, 'an extra plate of eggs which were unknown when the previous edition was published' (Wood). This set is more elaborately illustrated than many extant copies, including that listed by Wood: vol. I of this set has one additional plate of eggs and three further black-and-white plates, including the plate of the Golden Eagle's beak (referred to on p. 139 but bound in towards the beginning of the volume, beside the plate of the Golden Eagle). This set is further bound in an elaborate morocco-gilt binding which we have seen in other sets on the market in the past years, and which is therefore likely to be the publisher's binding. Mullens and Swann, p. 404; Wood, p. 462.

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        Narrative of a mission to Central Africa performed in the years 1850-51, under the orders and expense of Her Majesty's Government.

      London Chapman and Hall 1853 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxviii, 343; viii, 359pp., folding map, original blindstamped brown cloth gilt, a fine set. Scarce. The account of Richardson's expedition to Lake Tchad, Richardson dying of fever shortly before the Lake was reached. His text was seen through the press by Bayle St. John. Richardson, (1806–1851), traveller in Africa and anti-slavery campaigner, was born in Lincolnshire, and was educated for the evangelical ministry. He joined the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society on its foundation in 1839 and helped to direct the attention of the society to the hitherto neglected trans-Saharan and Mediterranean slave trade. Mission to Central Africa is his most important work. As in his earlier travels, he was going through territory little known to, and certainly seldom described by, Europeans. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magikon. Archiv für Beobachtungen aus dem Gebiet der Geisterkunde und des magnetischen und magischen Lebens nebst anderen Zugaben für Freunde des Innern.

      Stuttgart, Ebner & Seubert 1840 - 1853. - 5 Bände. Dekorative dunkelrote HLdr.-Bde. um 1890. Kirchner II, 9773; Ackermann II, 226; Rosenthal 3106; Graesse BMP 80; Goed. VIII, 210, 76. - Komplett sehr seltene Ausgabe. Mit Beiträgen von Kerner, Fr. v. Meyer, F. Notter u. a. über Geistererscheinungen, Heilungen durch Magnetismus, Traumdeutung, Somnambulismus, Vampirismus, Hexenprozesse, J. Böhme, Reichenbach etc. - Aus dem Inhalt: Ueber Herrn Professor Fischers zu Basel Kunst vom Geisterglauben zu erlösen; Zur Geschichte der Wünschelrute; Die Spuckereien im schwedischen Gripsholm (von Arndt); Tierseelenkunde; Voraussagende Träume; Vom fliegenden Holländer; Tassos Dämon; Operationen während des magnetischen Schlafes; Nach Gustav Schwab`s Tod (Gedicht von Kerner); Mittheilungen aus Graubünden (Das Todtenvolk, Die Schannéner Jungfrau.), Ekstase durch den Gebrauch von Haschisch (Bd. 5, SS. 331-362). - Es fehlt das Portrait. Bde. 1, 2, 4 und 5 tls. gering berieben und leicht bestoßen, tls. gebräunt bzw. etwas braunfleckig. Der Bd. 3 leider mit erheblichem Schaden durch Feuchteinwirkung am Einband: Rücken dadurch mit Fehlstellen, das Leder um die Fehlstellen bröselig, hintere Decke stark fleckig, der grüne Leinenbezug färbt noch ab. Der Buchblock davon selbst nur wenig betroffen, im vergleichbaren, tls. gebräunten und braunfleckigen Zustand wie die übrigen Bände. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Old Field Officer or Military and Sporting Adventures of Major Worthington

      Black, Edinburgh 1853 - 2 Vols. Original coth. Some foxing. A rare copy of the first edition with the original cloth in very good state. Ref.Milit25. The author's experience in India, Africa, Ceylon etc Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed. Donaueschingen, 15. VIII. 1853.

      1853. Large 4to. 2 pp. on 2 ff. With autogr. address. To the German music critic, writer, poet, and amateur composer Richard Pohl (1826-96), discussing the musical arrangement of Carl Maria von Weber's festive cantata.

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        La Suisse historique & Pittoresques ¿ description de ses vingt-deux cantons ornée de jolies vues gravées sur acier et d¿une carte de la Suisse.

      - Paris, Didier, 1853. Grand in-8, 2 volumes, LVI-208p & 261-[3]p. Seconde édition, la première sous ce titre. L¿ouvrage est ici orné de très nombreuses gravures, et il convient de noter qu¿il y avait deux types d¿exemplaires différents : un tirage avec 30 gravures & 1carte et un autre avec 90 gravures & 2 cartes. Notre exemplaire est du second type et est parfaitement COMPLET de ses 90 gravures et 2 cartes. Les gravures représentent majoritairement des vues gravées sur acier d¿après des dessins de Girard mais aussi des personnages en costumes (19 gravures en couleurs). Les cartes, en couleurs, sont double-page et représentent la Suisse d¿une part, et le Lac de Genève avec la vallée de Chamouny d¿autre part. La première édition, parue en 1851 sous le titre La Suisse illustrée, contenait une gravure en couleur en plus. Les exemplaires que nous avons pu consulter de cette seconde édition en avaient tous 19. Reliure demi-chagrin à nerfs, dos ornés, plats percaline, tranches dorées. Coins de la percaline usés, légers défauts aux reliures (petits frottis), rousseurs éparses, quelques rares feuillets jaunis, quelques planches (en couleur) jaunies, une garde du tome 2 avec déchirure. Très bel ouvrage, un des rares exemplaires avec les 90 gravures et 2 cartes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Suisse historique & Pittoresques - description de ses vingt-deux cantons ornée de jolies vues gravées sur acier et d'une carte de la Suisse.

      Paris, Didier, 1853. Grand in-8, 2 volumes, LVI-208p & 261-[3]p. Seconde édition, la première sous ce titre. L'ouvrage est ici orné de très nombreuses gravures, et il convient de noter qu'il y avait deux types d'exemplaires différents : un tirage avec 30 gravures & 1carte et un autre avec 90 gravures & 2 cartes. Notre exemplaire est du second type et est parfaitement COMPLET de ses 90 gravures et 2 cartes. Les gravures représentent majoritairement des vues gravées sur acier d'après des dessins de Girard mais aussi des personnages en costumes (19 gravures en couleurs). Les cartes, en couleurs, sont double-page et représentent la Suisse d'une part, et le Lac de Genève avec la vallée de Chamouny d'autre part. La première édition, parue en 1851 sous le titre La Suisse illustrée, contenait une gravure en couleur en plus. Les exemplaires que nous avons pu consulter de cette seconde édition en avaient tous 19. Reliure demi-chagrin à nerfs, dos ornés, plats percaline, tranches dorées. Coins de la percaline usés, légers défauts aux reliures (petits frottis), rousseurs éparses, quelques rares feuillets jaunis, quelques planches (en couleur) jaunies, une garde du tome 2 avec déchirure. Très bel ouvrage, un des rares exemplaires avec les 90 gravures et 2 cartes.

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        Historia de los Condes de Urgel,escrita por Diego Monfar y Sors Archivero del Real Archivo de Barcelona y publicada de Real Orden por D. Prospero de Bofarull y Mascaro Cronista de la Corona de Aragon.2 Volumenes

      José Eusebio Monfort, Barcelona 1853 - encuadernado por Brugalla en holandesa media piel bien conservada lámina plegada, sútiles manchas del tiempo. . 1236 págs.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Br[eslau], 21. IX. 1853.

      1853. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An S. Munk in Paris: "Herzlichen, innigen Dank für Deine lieben Zeilen, die mir die angenehme Nachricht brachten, daß Du glücklich [...] angelangt. Der Preis ist allerdings sehr hoch, doch bleibt mir weiter Nichts übrig, als Dich zu bitten, die Sache nach Rücksprache mit Madame Luer, die mich kennt, in Stand setzen zu lassen u. freundlichst für mich auszulegen; oder ich schicke Dir das Geld hin, wenn Du willst [...]". - Albrecht Theodor Middeldorpf war Begründer der Operationsmethode der Galvanokaustik, die mittels galvanischem Strom erzeugte Glühhitze zu chirurgischen Zwecken einsetzt.

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        Panorama vom Monte Rosa. Vollständige Rundsicht von der Dufourspitze (4638m), dem höchsten Gipfel der Schweizeralpen. Aifgenommen im September 1878 von X. Imfeld, Ingenieur-Topograph in Bern. Mehrf. gefaltetet Farblithographie (3 Teile zusammengesetzt). Zürich, J. Wurster & Comp. (1879), 20 x 255 cm, OHlwd. mit illustr. Titel.

      - Xaver Imfeld, Meister der Alpentopografie, Nr. 120.- Xaver Imfeld (1853-1909) Ebd. etw. berieben u. bestoßen, VDeckel mit kl. Bezugsfehlstelle.# Lithograph printed in colour on three sheets joined, by J. Wurster & Co. , Zürich, 1878

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        Châtiments, par Victor Hugo. 1853.

      1853c., Genève et New-York 1853 - In-32 de (4)-III-(1)-392 pp., demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Nouvelle édition du texte intégral identique à l'édition originale dans le même format et sous la même date. Le nom de l'imprimeur est omis et le faux-titre « Chatiments » est sans accent circonflexe. Bel exemplaire sans rousseur. Clouzot, p. 148. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph letter signed. Karlsruhe, 19. XII. 1853.

      1853. 4to. 4 pp. To an unidentified recipient, thanking for some "interesting ornithological notes" and for a collection of hummingbirds, and apologizing for his late reply: he had been busy at Tübingen, and his wife had given birth.

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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. [With plates, illustrations, maps and plans.]

      Edinburgh : A. & C. Black 1853 - Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, elaborately blind-tooled cloth. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request. Physical description; xxiv,349 pages : llustrations, 2 maps (1 folded) ; 26 cm. Subjects; Glaciers — Norway.Norway — Description and travel. Alps — Description and travel. Description and travel. FRANCE — SWITZERLAND. 1 Kg. 349 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'attentato del diciotto febbrajo mille ottocento cinquantatre contro la preziosa vita di S. M. I. R. A. Francesco Giuseppe I. Imperatore d'Austria. Padua, coi Tipi del Seminario, 1853.

      1853. 304 SS. Mit gest. Portraitfrontispiz. Grüner Lederband der Zeit (restauriert) mit reicher Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung und goldgepr. Wappensupralibros an den Deckeln. Folio (236:306 mm). Einzige Ausgabe dieser aufwendig gestalteten Publikation zum mißglückten Attentat auf Kaiser Franz Josef I. durch den ungarischen Schneidergesellen Janos Libényi am 18. Februar 1853, das durch den Adjutanten Graf O'Donnell und den herbeieilenden Metzger Josef Ettenreich hatte verhindert werden können. Die Lebensretter wurden geadelt; zum Dank für die Rettung des Kaisers wurde die Wiener Votivkirche erbaut. - Unter den hier als Originalbeiträge abgedruckten Votivgedichten auch zahlreiche in hebräischer, syrischer und griechischer Sprache. Vorsätze erneuert, zu Beginn und gegen Ende stärker wasserwellig, farb-, finger- und stockfleckig. Aus dem Besitz der Familie Josef Ettenreichs mit hs. Widmung in Tinte am fliegenden Vorsatz: "Seiner Hochwürden Herrn P. Rausch in dankbarer Erinnerung an die der Frau Betti Edl. v. Neumann-Ettenreich gespendeten letzten Tröstungen unserer heil. Religion gewidmet von deren hinterbliebenen Kindern. Wien, am 27. Jänner 1908." Darunter Bleistiftvermerk des beschenkten Pfarrers, Anton Rausch: "Im Jänner 1908 hab ich Frau Betti Edle von Neumann-Ettenreich eine Tochter des Retters unseres Kaisers beim Attentate vom 18. 2. 1853 versehen. Ihre Tochter überbrachte mir nach deren Tode dieses Buch [...]". Vgl. Wurzbach LI, 279. Pagliaini III, 808.

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        Das alte Wien. Darstellung der alten Plätze und merkwürdigsten jetzt größtentheils verschwundenen Gebäude Wien's nach den seltensten gleichzeitigen Originalen. Mit einem erläuternden Texte aus den bewährtesten Geschichtsquellen. Wien, Sollingers Witwe, 1853.

      1853. 12 Hefte in einem Band. Zusammen 268 SS. Mit 44 mehrfach gefalteten, gest. bzw. lithogr. Tafeln. Marmorierter Pappband mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen. 4to. Vollständiges Exemplar des gesuchten Werkes zur Stadtgeschichte mit den durchwegs doppelblattgroßen Ansichten von Wiener Straßen, Monumenten, Gebäuden und Plätzen. Die für diese Veduten verwendeten Vorlagen stammen meist noch aus dem 18. Jahrhundert. - Aus der Sammlung Adler, Wien. Innen teils etwas gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Der Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen. Mayer 403. Nebehay/W. 637. Gugitz III, 12117.

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        Archive of 47 Mexican Manuscript and Printed Documents -Laws, Decrees, Circulars- from the Ministry of War and Navy: June - December 1853

      [Tacubaya], 1853. First edition. Loose leaves disbound from a later made-up volume. Overall very good.. [77 pp.] on 43 leaves, some folded. Beginning on June 1, 1853, shortly after Santa Anna's return to Mexico as dictator, and ending December 29, 1853, just two weeks after he extended his rule indefinitely and had himself given the title of "most serene highness," these documents cover a period of three leaders in the Ministry of War and Navy: Jose Maria Tornel y Mendivil, Juan Suárez y Navarro, and Lino J. Alcorta; all prominent santannistas. Eight are issued by Tornel, the most federalist of Santa Anna's advisors, who fell ill and died in September 1853; ten are issued by Juan Suárez y Navarro, chief administrator of the Ministry of War -the first document noting "por enfermedad de su S. E., J. Suarez Navarro" on September 10th- who coveted the position as Minster of War and Navy, but broke with Santa Anna just three weeks later when Lino J. Alcorta was appointed minister in his stead, and who issued the remaining twenty- nine documents. Thirteen of the documents are printed; 34 are in manuscript, either originals or perhaps manuscripts reproduced by an early form heliography. Similar documents were described by Dr. W. Michael Mathes in a 2004 auction catalogue as "an early form of holography [i.e. heliography] using a concentrated beam of sunlight to transfer text, a process employed in Mexico during a brief period between 1850 and 1856 for short runs and to avoid printing delays and costs. Lithography was impractical for such short-run imprints, as it was extraordinarily costly, took weeks, and presented difficulties in reproducing the writer's hand." In a few instances the date on the manuscript documents differs from that of the later publication. The documents are primarily concerned with bringing professionalism and discipline to the army (and the nation), stemming desertions and bolstering the draft (though exempting indigenous peoples), punishing theft and corruption, building fortifications and other public works, increasing weaponry, and creating militias. OCLC locates no copies of any of these individual documents, though some of the printed items are held at Berkeley, and except for the auction noted above, we could find no listings, catalogue holdings, or auction records for items reproduced in a similar fashion to those included. Detailed list upon request.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Hannover, 19. IX. 1853.

      1853. 2 SS. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ich habe das Vergnügen Ihnen mitzutheilen, dass das Studium der Oper Sr. Hoheit bereits begonnen u. wahrscheinlich binnen 3 Wochen in Scene gehen wird, was ich Ihnen seiner Zeit genauer anzeigen werde, damit Sie im Stande sind, Sr. Hoheit bestimmte Nachricht zu geben. Die Oper ist so gut, als unsre Kräfte es erlauben, besetzt [...]". - Der Schüler von Carl Gottlieb Hering und Johann Gottfried Schicht komponierte neben 13 Opern, zwei Singspielen und sechs Schauspielmusiken auch Kammermusik, Klavierwerke und Messen (DBE).

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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. [With plates, illustrations, maps and plans.]

      Edinburgh : A. & C. Black, 1853. 1st edition. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, elaborately blind-tooled cloth. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Charles Dickens"). Tavistock House (London), 10. VI. 1853.

      1853. 8vo. 2½ pp. on bifolium. To Mr. Breach, the proprietor of the Folkestone inn, where Dickens stayed for three days while travelling to Boulogne on Sunday, June 12th. Dickens mis-dated this letter as, according to another letter in the VanderPoel Dickens collection (A85) written from Folkestone dated Saturday the 11th, this letter, written on Thursday, would have been the 9th of June. In his letter Dickens asks the proprietor to have a "quiet and cheerful" room prepared for him and his family who plan on coming for the summer. Dickens was particularly fond of Boulogne as, the previous summer, he had completed two chapters of Bleak House while vacationing there. - Minor overall toning; brown spot to upper middle crease. - Provenance: From a private Chicago-area Collection. Edgar Johnson, 756-759; The VanderPoel Dickens Collection, A85.

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        Table générale des comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences, publiées par MM. les secrétaires perpétuels, conformément à une décision de lAcadémie en date du 13 juillet 1835.

      1853 2 demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés, petite épidermure sur le plat sup. du 1er vol.. 2 volumes in-4 de (4)-1018 pp. et (4)-1354 pp. ; Paris, Mallet-Bachelier [Gauthier-Villars pour le second vol.], 1853-1870, Tables des tomes 1er à XXXI (3 août 1835 au 30 décembre 1850) et des tomes XXXII à LXI (6 janvier 1851 au 30 décembe 1865).

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        The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe

      Redfield, US 1853 - New Edition 1853. Bound in their original cloth and very rare. Three Volumes including his Tales and Poems. Books are very good and quite bright for their age. Nice solid binding with good hinges. No restoration. Spine darkened. Cloth marked and rubbed. Contents good with light age toning to some pages. A nice early set in their original publishers cloth. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des villes de France, avec une introduction générale pour chaque Province.

      1853Paris. Furne. 1853-1848. 6 volumes grand in-8, plein maroquin rouge, double filets à froid en encadrement sur les plats, dos à nerfs ornés légèrement passés, dentelle dorée intérieure, tranches dorées. Reliures signées Petit. Ouvrage illustré d'une carte dépliante, de 12 planches hors texte en couleurs et de 88 planches en noir. Légères rousseurs. Bel exemplaire en plein maroquin de cette monumentale histoire des villes de France.

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        Autograph manuscript, poem in German and French, signed twice ("Heinrich Heine", "Henri Heiné"). Paris, 19. III. 1853.

      1853. Folio. 1 p. Ink and pencil on wove paper. Three edges gilt. Heine's short, self-ironic poem "Das Glück ist eine leichte Dirne", probably written between 1848 and 1851 and published in 1851 in his late collection "Romanzero": an unknown version, departing from the published text, penned as a dedication for Marie Buloz, who had visited the ailing poet on 19 March 1853 with her husband François, editor of the "Revue des Deux Mondes". Beside the German text (in ink) Heine has pencilled a French translation. A remarkable document from Heine's final years in what he called his "mattress tomb", during which writing, especially with pen and ink, cost him the greatest of efforts and he almost entirely limited himself to the use of the pencil. The album leaf was considered lost and was known to scholarship only through an incomplete manuscript copy of the French translation only (by an unidentified scribe) in the Spoelberch de Loevenjoul collection, Musée de Chantilly, on which all critical editions base their text. - Occasional slight smudging to pencil; a small trace of red ink near the German text. Heine, Werke, Säkularausgabe, vol. 3, commentary, ed. by R. Francke (Berlin 2008), p. 244f. ("lost"). Heine, Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe der Werke, Düsseldorfer Ausgabe, vol. 3/2 (Hamburg 1992), p. 734f. ("lost"). French text first printed: Heine, Briefwechsel. Reichvermehrte Gesamtausgabe, ed. by Friedrich Hirth, vol. 3 (Berlin 1920), p. 334f., no. 990 (French text only, based on a ms. copy); reprinted: Heine, Briefe. Erste Gesamtausgabe nach den Handschriften, ed. by Friedrich Hirth, vol. 3 (Mainz 1952), p. 459f., no. 1189 (in French and German parallel text, German text supplied from the published version). Poem first published in: Heine, Romanzero (Hamburg: Hoffmann & Campe, 1851), p. 118.

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