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image of Oeuvres: Jours d'Exil [3 volumes]

Oeuvres: Jours d'Exil [3 volumes]

by Coeurderoy, Ernest; introduction by J. [Jacques] Gross, biographical note by Max Nettlau

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Published
1911
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Paris: P.-V. Stock, 1911. Paperback. Three volumes, titled Tome 1er: Premiére Partie (1849-1851), Tome II: Deuxième Partie (1853-1854), and Tome III: Troisième et Dernière Partie (1854-1855) respectively. xxxix + 448, xxvi + 432, and xxxi + 442p. respectively, wraps, 4.5x7.25 inches, frontispiece portrait of Coeurderoy in Tome 1er, wraps worn, some leaves unopened, pages lightly toned, rear wrap… Read more
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image of Persia: containing a description of the country, with an account of its government, laws, and religion, and of the character, manners and customs, arts, amusements, &c. of its inhabitants

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Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1845. 181p., paperback, eleven color plates interspersed in the text, though lacking the frontispiece. Covers soiled and worn, spine panel chipped, though binding remains intact.
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£33.28
image of Eerste hondertal leerzame verhalen voor kinderen: een leesboek voor de scholen

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Amsterdam: Ten Brink en De Vries, 1843. 95p., rebound in plain boards, 4x6.5 inches, page 33/34 missing. One hundred short didactic stories for children, printed in an interesting sampling of different fonts. Eighth edition.
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£11.09
image of Catecismo y Expocition Breve de la Doctrina Cristiana, Por el Padre Maestro Geronimo de Ripalda de la compania de Jesus; Publie par le Cie de Charencey. Traducida al Idioma Yucateco, Con unos afectos para socorrer a los moribundos por el M.R.P. Fr. Joaquin Ruz

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no city, Mexico: Le Cie de Charencey, 1847. 7p., single large leaf of semi-alkaline paperstock folded twice to make 8 panels, four on a side, measuring 8.5x5.5 inches. Must be unfolded to read the 7 printed print-blocks, the 8th being blank. Find texts in the Spanish and the Mayan languages. Marginal toning to every page, deepest to outermost, slightly… Read more
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image of Profession of Faith and form of church government of the First Universalist Church in Nashua, N.H. Adopted Oct. 1, 1841

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Nashua: C.P. Danforth, Printer, 1841. 7 page pamphlet, plain wrappers, some dark toning at bottom of pages. The church was organized in this year by L.C. Browne.
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£22.19
image of The Doctrine of Life and other writings, featuring the essay

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npl: Corvus Distribution, nd. 68p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good zine-style reprint of a work originally published in 1843.
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image of A brief account of the first Concordium or harmonious industrial college, a home for the affectionate, skilful, and industrious, uncontaminated by false sympathy, avaricous cunning, or excessive labour

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Ham Common, Surrey, UK: Concordium Press, Alcott House, 1843. Pamphlet. 8p., disbound, some foxing and toning, small burn mark in first few pages else good condition, 5x8 inches. Posthumous publication by a utopian community that Greaves founded, based on simple living, vegetarianism, progressive education and animal rights. The Alcott House was a key group in founding the Vegetarian Society… Read more
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£702.53
image of Creative Photography; Aesthetic Trends 1839-1960

Creative Photography; Aesthetic Trends 1839-1960

by Gernsheim, Helmut

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Published
1962
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£18.49

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Boston: Boston Book & Art Shop, 1962. 258p., first American edition (so stated) from British plates, high-gloss alkaline paperstock throughout, b&w period photography coordinated with a running text, hardbound in lovely gray buckram boards with blue and silver spine labelling, and an intact, unclipped dust jacket. Book's front free endpaper bears a photographer's ownership stamp, jacket's top edge is… Read more
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image of Proudhon et la Revolution de 1848

Proudhon et la Revolution de 1848

by Dolleans, Edouard [and] J. L Puech

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Published
1948
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Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1948. Paperback. 77p., wraps, pages browned, many leaves unopened, wraps worn, else good condition. Text in French. Collection du centenaire de la Révolution de 1848.
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image of Brem und Verdisches Gesangbuch zum gebrauch bei dem Öffentlichen Gottesdienste un der Privatandacht mit Kirchengebete zum Gebrauch des öffentlichen Gottesdienstes und Episteln und evangelia

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Stade: H.A. & G.E. Friedrich's Erben, 1844. Leather Bound. 16p., 592p., 112p., 112p., text in German fraktur font, heavy toning and foxing throughout, gift inscriptions, bound in worn, cracked and chipped plain leather boards. Brem and Berdiches hymnal book for use in public worship and private devotion originally published in 1836. Die Vorlage enthält insgesamt 3 Werke/ Stade, gedruckt… Read more
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£55.46
image of Abszolutizmus es Kiegyezes 1849-1867

Abszolutizmus es Kiegyezes 1849-1867

by Somogyi, Eva

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Published
1981
ISBN
9789632809922
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[Budapest]: Gondolat, 1981. Paperback. 224p., illus., wraps, wraps slightly worn, price sticker on rear wrap, else very good condition. Text in Hungarian. Magyar Historia.
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Les jeunes enfants

by Blanchard, Pierre

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Published
1842
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£36.98

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Paris: Lehuby, 1842. 238p., presswork in handsome largepoint type and illustrated with monochrome lithography (or tint-block) overprinted with steel-engraved [?] pictures of children and adults, a dozen or so, fullpage and all in good shape. Lovely stuff a kid could actually like. Small hardcover in marbled boards with tooled red leather spine, 7.5x4.5 inches, marbled endpapers (different pattern), minor… Read more
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image of Le Conseiller du Peuple par M.A.D E Lamartine. Premiere annee (1849). Premiere Partie. Les Alarmistes. Un bon symptome de raison publique. Deuxieme Partie. Almanach Politique. [cover- and caption-titles]; item enclosed in a single leaf titled similarly but dated as follows:  Le Conseiller du Peuple, journal de M. A. de Lamartine. I. Janvier 1850. [outer leaf continues with the following notice:] Avis Important: Concernant l'Ouvrage Donne en Prime. MM. les Abonnes sont prevenus que sous peu de jours ils recevront une circulaire qui leur fera connaitre la publication et le mode d'envoi de l'ouvrage, en ce moment sous presse, intitule le Passe, le Present et l'Avenir de la Republique

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Paris: editor/author Lamartine, 1850. Sur-wrap leaf is somewhat damaged and soiled, while enclosed 1849 number (entire) is near-fine; description of the latter: 1- 40p., table des matieres, letterpress on alkaline mould-made paperstock, printed doublefold and nested (i.e., unfastened) with irregular deckle, lovely paper in very good condition. Paraphrasing Edward Everett Hale, who welcomed Lamartine's views and particularly welcomed his… Read more
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image of The Californian, volume one; facsimile reproductions of thirty-eight numbers, a prospectus, and various extras and proclamations, printed at Monterey between August 15, 1846 and May 6,1847; introduction by George P. Hammond

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San Francisco: John Howell--Books, 1971. Hardcover. xvii, 164p., 8.5x12.5 inches, very good condition.
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image of Mexico: historia de un pueblo; Tomo 8, Ahi vienen los del norte. La invasion norteamericana de 1847

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Mexico D.F.: SEP/Editorial Nueva Imagen, 1980. 84p., color comix panels throughout, paperbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps. Text in Spanish.
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image of The Democratic Review, June 1849 - September 1850

The Democratic Review, June 1849 - September 1850

by Harney, George Julian, editor

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Published
1968
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London: Merlin Press, 1968. Hardcover. 476, 156 p., very good clothbound hardcover in dj. Facsimile reprint of the early socialist serial.
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image of David Jacks of Monterey, and Lee L. Jacks, his daughter with a foreword by Donald Bertrand Tresidder

David Jacks of Monterey, and Lee L. Jacks, his daughter with a foreword by Donald Bertrand Tresidder

by Bestor, Arthur Eugene, Jr., foreword by Donald Bertrand Tresidder, decorations by Arthur Lites

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Published
1945
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1945. vi, 44p., 10.75x14.25 inches, decorated title page of green Monterey Cypress (with light-offset reflection from ink transfer, looks rather like the shadow of the tree!) foreword, marginal annotation, three tipped-in photo portraits of the subjects, very good first edition hardcover limited to 105 copies bound in tan cloth, decorated with Cypress design and… Read more
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image of Journal of a cruise to California and the Sandwich Islands in the United States Sloop-of-War Cyane 1841-1844 by William H. Myers, Gunner, U.S.N.

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San Francisco: printed by the Grabhorn Press for The Book Club of California, 1955. Leather Bound. xvi, 68p., immense hardbound, a 15x10 inch folio in openweave linen boards backed in lovely red-orange morocco gilt. Frontispiece reproduces Myers' map of the Pacific area, many color plates, marginal decorations, introduction, notes, appendix. The large rubricated prospectus is laid-in (folded and fine),… Read more
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£184.88
image of An 1850 voyage: San Francisco to Baltimore by sea and by land

An 1850 voyage: San Francisco to Baltimore by sea and by land

by Stillman, Jacob D. B., foreword by John Barr Tompkins

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Published
1967
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Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, 1967. Hardcover. 109p., 7.25x10 inches, endpaper maps, foreword, footnotes, very good fine press edition limited to 2,350 copies bound in turquoise blue cloth boards and gilt.
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image of William Jones. [To accompany bill H.R. no. 56]. January 13, 1844

William Jones. [To accompany bill H.R. no. 56]. January 13, 1844

by Wilkins, William

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Published
1844
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£144.20

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[Washington DC]: Blair & Rives, 1844. 8p. pamphlet, disbound, neatly trimmed, with sound margins remaining. Report by Mr. Wilkins of the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petition of William Jones, a free Black man who, "Whilst in the enjoyment of his liberty in Washington city," was arrested on suspicion of being an escaped slave. Without… Read more
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