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        CASTILE AND ANDALUCIA. Lithographs from drawings by the author and Egron Lundgren. Woodcuts by J.W. Whymper.

      Richard Bentley, Londres 1853 - 4ºM. XIVp, 488p, grabs. texto, 24 láms. litogr. coloreadas (incl. frontis despl.). Ex-libris. Holandesa puntas, nervios dorados. Preciosas láminas iluminadas: Alhambra from Sn. Nicolás (frontis despl.) - Málaga from the Ermitas - Arriving at a Posada - Carmen, Granada - Lanjarón - Cathedral, Seville - Gypsey-Dance - Processions, Holy Week - The Fair (Feria), Seville - Cartuja, Xeres - Grazalema - Ronda - Antequera - Night on the Picacho - Palace, Madrid - Peñaranda - Sto. Domingo de Silos - Tomb of the Cid - Sn. Gregorio, Valladolid - Cathedral, León - Escorial - San Justo, Segovia - Toledo - Cathedral, Córdoba. 1853

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire with Variorum Notes Including Those of Guizot, Wenck, Schreiter & Hugo (7 Volumes)

      Henry G Bohn, London 1853 - All 7 volumes of this Bohn's British Classic series in blind-stamped cloth with gilt titles on front, in very tidy condition overall. Vol 1 (1853) has split exterior rear edge of spine, minor damage to spine ends and bumped corners. 522pp. Binding tight. Vol 2 (1854) is in slightly different cloth to rest of set though in all other respects looks the same. 560pp. Binding tight. Vol 3 (1854) has missing front e/p else tight. 582pp. Vol 4 (1854) has missing front e/p else tight. 554pp. Vol 5 (1854) has small slit at top of spine, minor damage to spine ends and bumped corners. 535pp Vol 6 (1855) has bumped corners. Binding tight. 573pp Vol 7 (1855) has 2 inch slit on rear external spine and bumped corners. 594pp. Check postage with bookseller as this is a 7 volume set. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arty Bees Books]
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        Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera, Cura H.H. Millman, D.D.

      Joannem Murray, Londini, (Londres) 1853 - Un volume in-octavo de (4), 490, XIV pages, texte latin encadré d'un filet noir et d'un autre rouge avec grecques ou palmettes variées dans les angles; illustré de nombreuses gravures d'après l'antique dans le texte. Reliure de Petit successeur de Simier en plein maroquin rouge, double encadrement formé de triples filets dorés sur les plats, marque ovale dorée en leur centre, filets dorés sur les coupes, dentelle intérieur, doubles gardes peignées. Dos à cinq faux nerfs, orné de triples filets formant caissons, titre et date dorés, tranches dorées. Fort belle reliure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Dornier]
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        Le Keepsake de Costumes. Dessins de Compte Calix, gravés sur Acier. Album offert aux abonnés du journal Les Modes Parisiennes.

      P., Aubert, 1853, 1 vol. grand in-4 (344 x 267) broché sous couverture blanche imprimée en or, de 20 planches. Manques important au dos, quelques pâles rousseurs, bel exemplaire. - 20 planches de costumes finement aquarellées, dessinées par Compte Calix et gravées sur acier par Varin, Préval, Pelée, Ramus, Montaut d'Oléron, Girardet, Rebel, Monnin, Portier, Desjardins et Metzmacher. Ces planches représentent : Un Chef Arabe d'Algérie, une femme mauresque, une paysanne des environs de Neuviller (Bas Rhin), un aubergiste de Miesbach (Allemagne, Bavière), un costume de Tresnuzaghes (Sardaigne), Pastora della Gallura (Sardaigne), une paysanne des environs de La Rochelle, une femme des environs de Nimes, une jeune fille de Brienz, canton de Berne (Suisse), un marchand juif d'Algérie, une juive mariée d'Algérie, une jeune femme juive d'Alger, un marchand de tpis de Zell (Tyrol), une bergère de Jennbach (Tyrol), une femme de Passau (Allemagne, Bavière), une paysanne de Iffeldorf (Allemagne, Bavière), un rémouleur arabe au Caire, un costume de Bosa (Sardaigne), une femme de Ploaghe (Sardaigne) et le boucher de Cagliari (Sardaigne).

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        LA CHOZA DEL NEGRO TOMAS O VIDA DE LOS NEGROS EN EL SUR DE LOS ESTADOS-UNIDOS. ( UNCLE TOM S CABIN )

      332 + 260 Paginas. Imprenta De D. Jose Marés., Madrid. 1853 - Un año despues de su salida y su impacto en Estados Unidos, salió en España la primera edicion de " La Cabaña del Tio Tom ". ATENCION : TENEMOS CONSTANCIA DE QUE ESE MISMO AÑO SALIERON OTRAS EDICIONES EN ESPAÑA ¿ Cual es la Primera ? . Lo cierto es que esta edicion es muy rara. ATENCION : Las paginas 297 a 312 del tomo Iº van rotas con perdida en bordes pero legibles. Los dos tomos en un volumen. Size: 4º. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA CLIO]
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        Hyperion: a Romance. FINE COPY: FOSTER'S ILLUSTRATIONS IN SIGNED OLDFIELD BINDING

      David Bogue 1853 - 8vo., FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION, with almost 100 wood-engravings from drawings by Foster in the text; handsomely bound in contemporary full crushed green morocco, sides blocked with quadruple gilt frame borders, green back gilt extra with five raised bands, gilt doublures to a floral pattern, gilt edges, BY OLDFIELD, very slightly rubbed but a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        A Key to Unce Tom's Cabin : Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon Which the Story is Founded. Together with Corroborative Statements Verifying the Truth of the Work

      Boston : Cleveland : J. P. Jewett ; O. , Jewett, Proctor & Worthington 1853 - Physical desc. : iv, [5]-262 p. : illus. (facsim. ) ; 25 cm. Subject: Slavery in the U. S. - Condition of slaves. Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher, 1811-1896. Unce Tom's cabin. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in blind. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 262 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Oeuvres complètes

      Garnier Frères, Paris 1853 - 12 volumes in-4 ( 275x185 mm ) demi chagrin vieux rouge. Titre et tomaison dorés sur dos lisse orné de filets à froid en place des nerfs, fleurons dorés entre les filets.Oeuvres complètes de Buffon ( Avec la Nomenclature Linéenne et la Classification de Cuvier ) et annotées par M. FLOURENS.Revues sur l'édition in-4° de l'Imprimerie Royale.Présence de rousseurs parfois prononcées.Ouvrage orné de nombreuses planches en couleurs hors-texte sous serpente.Les planches du tome VI sont absentes.Tome I. 686 pages.Théorie de la Terre - Histoire Générale des Animaux.Portrait de Georges Louis Leclerc Comte de Buffon, gravé par Emile Giroux.2 Cartes en couleurs hors-texte.3 Planches hors-texte.Tome II. 667 pages.L'Homme - Les Quadrupèdes.24 Planches hors-texte.Tome III. 597 pages.Les Quadrupèdes.30 Planches hors-texte.Tome IV. 680 pages.Les Singes - Additions aux Quadrupèdes.22 Planches hors-texte.Tome V. 597 pages.Les Oiseaux.17 Planches hors-texte.Tome VI. 586 pages.Les Oiseaux.Tome VII. 624 pages.Les Oiseaux.16 Planches hors-texte.Tome VIII. 631 pages.Les Oiseaux.17 Planches hors-texte.Tome IX. 670 pages.Introduction aux Minéraux - Epoques de la Nature.2 Cartes hors-texte.4 Planches hors-texte.Tome X. 568 pages.Les Minéraux.Tome XI.609 pages.Les Minéraux.Tome XII. 824 pages.Expériences sur les Végétaux, Arithmétique morale et Tables analytiques et raisonnées des Matières contenues dans l'Ouvrage entier. Sciences

      [Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET]
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        47 Upper Canada Road Maintenance manuscript receipts collection (Mono Township)

      Mono Township, UC 1853-56, Mono - 47 small pieces of legal signed document for road maintenance and repairs from 1853- 1856 in Mono Township.These 47 documents vary in size and condition with an average size of 7" x 3 " and average condition good however a number of old water stains to sides. Virtually all are docketed with a number and or description and many are signed by the person receiving payment.A fascinating collection of pre-confederation documents relating to the building and improved roads infrastructure in Upper Canada, specifically Mono Townships which is just north of Orangeville. , Some background on road maintenance receipts such as these 1853-63 ones issued primarily relating in Mono, Upper Canada. These Mono Township receipts were for the regular form of "statute labour" performed by able bodied men acting under an overseer (ie, for the township.) The Upper Canadian government assisted with the cost of improving some of the major roads (eg. Yonge Street, Dundas Street, Kingston Rd) as early as 1833, but that was only after a direct request for assistance from the city of Toronto and York Township. Otherwise, roads within the townships. Road maintenance was done by all able bodied men (aged 16-60) within the township. And the township was divided up into "road divisions," each one being the responsibility of an "overseer of highways" for that division. He was appointed/elected to the post at the first township meeting in the New Year, and would have served for a year. It was the responsibility of the overseer to make sure that all men performed their "statute labor" on the roads. He would keep track of the men, and if any didn't perform their statute labour, the overseer was empowered to fine them for non-performance of their duties. The overseer would be paid a modest fee for his work, and he could also charge certain expenses to the township (eg. gravel, bridge repairs, blacksmithing work &c.) For example, some receipts offered are pay receipts for a road overseer, as well as expenses being paid to three men (for goods or services not specified), and for a bailiff or deputy to summon a jury. Starting in the 1840s, government legislation permitted the formation of "joint stock companies." So starting around 1845 and after, private companies were formed such as the "Yorkville and Vaughan Plank Road Company," which were legally allowed to collect tolls on roads. It was expected that a certain amount of the money collected would be used for paving and maintaining the road, and any amount over and above what was spent would be profits for the company. The companies would be audited every so often, to ensure that they maintained the roads in exchange for the tolls collected. The Cottage Tollgate in Toronto, now a museum, is an example of toll collecting. The tolls were unpopular, and by the 1890s the companies and their tollgates were fast disappearing from the landscape. Around 1914-17, the province of Ontario introduced its "good roads" legislation, after which time almost all of the private toll road companies folded up and went out of business. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE NORTH AMERICAN SYLVA; OR A DESCRIPTION OF THE FOREST TREES OF THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AND NOVA SCOTIA.

      Philadelphia: Robert P. Smith, Publisher., . 1853 - Three volumes. 156 handcolored engravings. Half title in first volume. [with:] Nuttall, Thomas: THE NORTH AMERICAN SYLVA. Philadelphia: Robert P. Smith, Publisher., 1853. Three volumes. 121 handcolored lithographs. Uniform contemporary green morocco stamped in gilt (with botanical design on front and rear covers), spines gilt, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Front hinge of second volume of Michaux set cracked, extremities lightly rubbed. A few fox marks, mostly on text leaves, with the plates generally clean and brightly colored. Overall a very good set, in uniform contemporary bindings. An early issue of Michaux and Nuttall's classic work of American natural history. Originally published as separate works, these titles merged into a regularly produced combined work of six volumes beginning in 1851. The Nuttall appears to have the same collation as the first edition of 1842-49. The Michaux has virtually the same collation as the 1850/51 and 1852 issues which precede it. The beautiful color plates were printed in Paris, many after Redouté. The Nuttall contains 121 plates, as in the first issue of 1842/46/49. The Michaux contains 156 color plates, as called for on the titlepage, six more plates than in previous issues. This publication is the most important work relating to American trees prior to the 20th century. It is the product of the efforts of two of the greatest naturalists to work in 19th-century America, François André Michaux and Thomas Nuttall. The beautifully executed plates illustrate leaves and nuts or berries of American trees across the entire continent. Sabin says of the work, "It is no exaggeration to remark that it is the most complete work of its kind, and is a production of unrivalled interest and beauty." Michaux's work is based on his extensive travels in the eastern half of America, and those of his father, from the 1790s on. Both men were friendly with Jefferson and other leading figures, who aided them in their work and travels. The plates were executed by the great French flower painter, Redouté, and his associate, Bessa. The sheets of the first effort at reprinting the work were destroyed by fire, but the copper plates were separately stored and thus survived to be employed in a later combined edition issued by Rice and Hart of Philadelphia Thomas Nuttall was one of the most intrepid American naturalists of his day, travelling extensively in the Mississippi Valley and the Far West in the 1820s and '30s to gather botanical specimens. His work, designed to supplement that of Michaux, covers eastern species overlooked by the Frenchman, and new species Nuttall had gathered in the Midwest and West. His work was first published in Philadelphia in 1842-49. The more up-to-date method of using colored lithographs for the plates was employed in the Nuttall volumes, since the publisher did not have engraved plates in stock, as was the case with the Michaux work. A handsome set, in the publisher's original binding, of a classic of American natural history. BENNETT, p.76 (ref). MEISEL III, pp.379-81, 437. SABIN 48695, 56351. OAK SPRING SYLVA 20 (ref). Graustein, THOMAS NUTTALL (Cambridge, 1967). TAXONOMIC LITERATURE 5966, 6930. MacPHAIL, ANDRÉ AND FRANÇOIS ANDRÉ MICHAUX 6d, 24c. Savage, ANDRÉ AND FRANÇOIS ANDRÉ MICHAUX (Charlottesville, 1986).

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        American Farm Scenes

      Currier and Ives, New York 1853 - Currier and Ives “American Farm Scenes” New York: 1853 Hand-colored lithograph 30” x 36” framed The publishing firm of Currier & Ives created the most popular and highly regarded lithographs of quintessentially American scenes ever produced. The quality, vast scope and engagingly populist style of their works have made their names synonymous with an idealistic vision of 19th-century American promise and optimism. Nathaniel Currier began his lithographic career as an apprentice in 1828. By the mid-1830’s he had established his own firm on Spruce Street in New York City. In 1857 James Ives became a partner in the flourishing business, which went on to produce over 7,000 lithographs by 1907. Currier & Ives was undoubtedly the most prolific firm of lithographers in America, its output greater than that of all the other firms combined. The remarkable scope of this production was matched by the company’s ability to anticipate popular themes and subject matter. Among their many works are lithographs depicting sporting, railroad and rural scenes, marine, and western views, as well as foreign and domestic city views, historical tableaux, and a wide range of sentimental, morally instructive and advertising images. Currier & Ives’ broad productivity was accompanied by consistently high standards of printing and hand-coloring, and their ability to draw on original works by many of the finest American genre painters of the times, including (among many others) Fanny Palmer, Louis Maurer, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, Charles H. Parsons and George Durrie.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Tratado completo del Arte de Recetar [Farmacopea], que contiene nociones de Farmacia, la clasificación por familias naturales de los medicamentos simples más usados, sus dosis, modo de administrarlos, etc. Un Formulario Magistral en que se indican las dosis para adultos y niños y un compendio de Toxicología. Nueva traducción enriquecida con muchas recetas de las farmacopeas y formularios españoles por D. Antonio Sánchez de Bustamante.

      Madrid, Imprenta de D. J. Redondo Calleja, 1853 - -13,5 x 21 cm.- , 1 lámina, retrato grabado de Trousseau + LXIV + 320 págs. Bonita encuadernación de época, en plena piel, con planos y lomo estampados en oro y seco, cantos pintados. Dedicatoria autógrafa del traductor al doctor Mateo Seoane. (BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        Album auvergnat, Bourrées, Montagnardes, Chansons, noëls et poèmes en patois d' Auvergne illustré de gravures représentant des danses et scènes villageoises, où se trouvent reproduits les costumes les plus remarquables du département du Puy-de-Dôme.

      P.-A. Desrosiers 1853 - Grand in-8 ( 290 X 185 mm ) de 195 pages, demi-chagrin bleu-nuit, dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés, plats de percaline chagrinée de la même teinte. ( Reliure de l'époque ). Premier tirage des 2 gravures en noir, 13 gravures sur fond teinté sous serpentes et 3 en couleurs hors-texte représentant costumes et danses locaux. Musique notée. très minimes rousseurs, bel exemplaire de cette édition originale peu fréquente, condition rare.Album auvergnat, Bourrées, Montagnardes, Chansons, noëls et poèmes en patois d' Auvergne illustré de gravures représentant des danses et scènes villageoises, où se trouvent reproduits les costumes les plus remarquables du département du Puy-de-Dôme. Regionalisme auvergne folklore danse costumes musique chanson [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Reise nach Ostindien über Palästina und Egypten von Juli 1849 bis April 1853.

      - Zweiter Theil: Reise durch Egypten und nach dem Sinai. Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1854. Engr. frontis.,xv,(1),264 pp. + 2 maps. Dritter Theil: Reise im Ostindien von December 1849 bis October 1852. 1, Bombay, das Zulu-Land, Malajalam, die Nilagiris. Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1854. Engr. frontis.,xvii,(1),352 pp. + map. Vierter Theil: Reise im Ostindien von December 1849 bis October 1852. 2, Der Süden Ostindiens und Ceylon. I. Abt. Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1855. Engr. frontis.,xvi,345,(1) pp. Fünfter Theil: Der Süden Ostindiens und Ceylon. II. Abt. Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1856. Engr. frontis.,xiv,362 pp. + map. Four parts bound in two contemporary half-calf bindings. Gilt decorations on spines. Marbled paper on boards. Marbled edges. Foxing to first and last pages of each vol. Some dampstains in the margin at the beginning of the fourth part. Plates and maps with some brownspotting. First volume quite worn at corners of boards and with repairs outer joints. Minor loss at head and foot of spine. Name on ffep. in the first vol. Wåhlin, 1854. 20 x 13 cm.[#\105351] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        The Works of William Cowper. Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and Translations

      H.G. Bohn, London, UK 1853 - (full book description) H.G. Bohn, London, UK, 1853. 1st Ed(AsSuch) VG/Good+, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=5"x7", 3627pgs. Frontispiece. Dark green cloth with stamped cover designs & gold spine letters. Cloth frayed head & foot of spine, nicked or slightly worn at fore-edge corners, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Contents in Near Fine condition. *8 Volumes (Complete Set)* 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paci Giacomo - Relazione dei tremuoti di Basilicata

      Ministero dell'Interno 1853 - RELAZIONE DEI TREMUOTI DI BASILICATA DEL 1851La relazione si divide in tre parti:1° relazione dei tremuoti di Basilicata del 1851 2° compilazione ufficiale 3° breve narrazione dei tremuoti di Calabria Ultra prima del 1851 - 52.Con una pianta del Distretto di Melfi e 7 tavole litografiche virate seppia raffiguranti: veduta del lato orientale del Vulture, i due laghi nell'interno del cratere del Vulture (Monticchio), veduta di Barile, veduta della Cattedrale di Rapolla, veduta generale della città di Melfi. veduta della Chiesa di Sant'Agostino in Melfi, veduta del campanile della Cattedrale di Melfi, grande tavola statistica ripiegata più volte con l'indicazione delle somme ricavate per la colletta pro terremoto.Interessante le dettagliateindicazioni dello stato dei danni causati nei paesi limitrofi in Capitanata: Candela, Ascoli Satriano, Accadia, Canosa e Cerignola e paesi nell'Irpinia: Bisaccia, Monteverde,Carbonara, oltre a Lavello e Venosa.Il libro in 4° grande, ha subito un restauro della copertina montato su un cartonato moderno con le copertine coeve salvate ai piatti, le due ultime vedute sono offese da una piccola macchia di ruggine, testo in ottimo stato di conservazione fogli a barbe. Lingua: italiana| [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Imprimatur]
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        GEMME D'ARTI ITALIANE

      COI TIPI DELLO STABILIMENTO NAZIONALE PAOLO RIPAMONTI CARPANO, MILANO-VENEZIA e VERONA 1853 - In 4° Pagine (4) 6 C.N.N.- XXXIX/128 (4) Raffinatissima legatura in stile romantico finemente decorata e colorata e dorata ai piatti. Serie di 3 frontespizi di cui 2 in CARTA LUCIDA CON LITOGRAFIA A COLORI e a caratteri diversi, uno riporta la dedica " A VOI ILLUSTRISSIMO DUCA RAIMONDO VISCONTE DI MODRONE" Testo inserito in cornice. Contenuti 8 titoli arricchiti da sette incisioni finissime (una è mancante) dei più insigni maestri dell'epoca tutte le incisioni sono marcate a rilievo con lo STEMMA P. RIPAMONTI CARPANO Illustratori: Antonio Zoncada, P. Selvatico, Michele Macchi, Lodovico Gatta, Federico Odorici, M. Gatta, Carlo Cajmi, S. Palma, Andrea Zambelli In coda l'articolo dal titolo "Cenni sull'Esposizione delle Opere di Belle Arti per l'Anno 1857" - Pittura storica - Pittura di genere - Paesaggi, Marine, Animali, Fiori - Ritratti - Scultura Lussuosa pubblicazione annuale che iniziò nel 1845, fu sospesa tra il 1849 e il 1851 per riprendere nel 1852 Esemplare più che discreto, mancante di una tavola.

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Mexico, Texas und Californien

      Weimar: Weimar Geological Institute, 1853. AN EXTREMELY RARE MAP OF MEXICO, TEXAS, AND CALIFORNIA PRODUCED DURING THE YEAR OF THE GADSDEN PURCHASE Published in Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der Erde und des Himmels nach den besten astronomischen Bestimmungen, neuesten Entdeckungen und kritischen Untersuchungen entworfen Engraving Sheet size: 22 1/2" x 27" . Book.

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        Album pintoresco du Cuba.

      B. May, (Havanna), 1853 - (Havanna), B. May (1853). Quer-4°. Kolorierter Originalumschlag, 26 handkolorierte Lithographien, 1 mehrfach gefaltete kolorierte Karte von Kuba und 1 gefalteter kolorierter Plan von Havanna. Neuer Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung auf fünf Bünden. In Halbleinwandschuber Palau 167989. - Sabin 17748. - Cueto: Miahlhe's Colonial Cuba S. 73 - 120. - Das berühmteste Ansichtenwerk Cubas Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Von Cueto als 'Album I' bezeichnet der als Drucker eine Hamburger Druckerei C. Adler vermutet. Von der vorliegenden Ausgabe lässt sich aber kein Exemplar in einer deutschen Bibliothek nachweisen. Der ursprünglich aus Bordeaux stammende Mialhe war Schüler von François Edouard Picot (s. Bénézit 7,382). Er wanderte nach Cuba aus, wo er als Lehrer an der Kunstakademie wirkte. Daneben veröffentlichte er 3 Ansichtenwerke mit Veduten und Szenen aus dem Volksleben, die schnell populär wurden und etliche Nachahmer fanden. Hier eine von 2 Nachdruckausgaben nach der 1848 bei Marquier in La Havanna erschienenen Originalausgabe, die 28 Tafeln umfasste. Die Ansichten in der Originalausgabe waren nicht koloriert. Neben der vorliegenden erschien eine weitere Ausgabe zur gleichen Zeit in Berlin bei Storch und Kramer in Chromolithographie. Unser Exemplar mit dem Verlegernamen B. May y Ca. auf dem miteingebundenen Originalumschlag. Einige Tafeln mit dem Monogramm E.Y. oder der Signatur C. Beer. Der ursprünglich 1849 von W.S. Barnard gezeichnete Stadtplan von Havanna hier mit dem Datum von 1853. Nur in der vorliegenden Ausgabe sind die Tafeln von Hand koloriert. Die Tafeln sind gegenüber der chromolithographierten Ausgabe im fein aquarelliertem Kolorit. 18 von 26 Tafeln sind mit Titeln in Spanisch, Englisch und Deutsch versehen, 8 nur in Spanisch. Gegenüber der Ausgabe mit 27 Tafeln fehlen die Tafeln 25-27: Corrida de toro - Vista de una casa de caldera - Vista de una vega de tabaco. Zusätzlich sind in der vorliegenden Ausgabe vorhanden: Vista del Fondo de la Bahia de La Habana - Sagua la Grande. Der gefaltete kolorierte Plan von La Habana (Plangrösse 33x26 cm) ist umgeben von 14 kolorierten Ansichten der Stadt, (Blattgrösse 46x59). Die kolorierte Karte (34x25 cm) mit einer farbigen Kartusche und 16 kleinen Ansichten. Der hier eingebundene Originalumschlag wird von Emilio Cueto in seinem Werkverzeichnis der Lithografien Mialhés nicht erwähnt. - Vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig. Die Karte und der Plan mit alt hinterlegtem Einriss und im Falz verstärkt. - The most famous book of views of Cuba of the middle of the 19th century. Originary of Bordeaux, Mialhe was a scholar of François Edouard Picot (s. Bénézit 7,382). He expatriated himself to Cuba and worked there as a teacher in the Cuban Liceo Literario y Artístico. He also published three lithographically- illustrated works with veduta and scenes of everyday life, which became quickly very popular and were therefore often copied. This work is one of two reprints of the original edition printed after 1848 by Marquier in Havana, and which contained 29 plates. The views of the original edition were not coloured. Next to this edition, another one was printed at the same time in Berlin by Storch und Kramer with chromolithographs. Our copy has the editors name B. May y Ca. on the bound original wrapper. Some plates carry the monogram E.Y. or a signature C. Bur. The city map of Havana originally drawn by W.S. Barnard in 1849 is dated here from 1853. This is the only copy with hand-coloured plates. The plates have a fine aquarell colouring in comparison to the chromolithographs. 18 of 26 plates have titles in Spanish, English and German, 8 only in Spanish. In comparison with the edition with 27 plates, plates 25-27 are missing: Corrida de toro - Vista de una casa de caldera - Vista de una vega de tabaco. Additional plates are: Vista del Fondo de la Bahia de La Habana - Sagua la Grande. The folded plan of La Habana (dimension 33x26 cm) is encircled with 14 coloured views [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bartleby, The Scrivener, A Story of Wall Street" in PUTNAM'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE: Volumes I & II

      New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. The second volume has an early owner name and bookplate with a library stamp on the title page. Clean, Very Good copies. Two volumes bound in contemporary half morocco leather and boards with morocco corners, with the first volume in brown morocco and marbled boards and the second volume in black morocco and black boards, covering the entire year of 1853. Contains the first printing of Melville's classic "Bartleby the Scrivener" as well as a lengthy article on Melville by George W. Curtis and three chapters from Thoreau's EXCURSION TO CANADA. Also contains engraved views of New York City from lost daguerreotypes and articles on the Mormons, Hawaii, and Cuba, illustrated with woodcuts. Bartleby gets our vote as the Original Wall Street "Occupier.

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        Cranford

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1853. FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 8vo. Bound in the publishers original green cloth, spine slightly faded to brown, spine expertly relined, inner hinges strengthened, housed in a full dark green morocco solinder slipcase. This is the first book edition of Mrs. GaskellÆs most beloved novel. First published serially in DickensÆ magazine Household Words from 1851-53. CranfordÆs greatest charm, which has kept it unfailingly popular, is its amused but loving portrayal of the old-fashioned customs and æelegant economyÆ\\r\\nof a delicately observed group of middle-aged figures in a landscape. A work which is difficult to find in a 1st edition much less in original cloth.

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        Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs.

      London, G. Willis (Bd. 7 Willis and Sotheran). 1853-1857.. (New edition). 7 vol. 8°. Mit 434 (426 kolor.) lithographierten Tafeln (von 435). Grüne Maroquin-Bde. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfiletierung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Ganzgoldschnitt.. Nissen, Die illustrierten Vogelbücher 628: "Die meisten Tafeln lithographierte Meyers Frau Mary Anne Moore, die Kolorierung besorgten seine Kinder Charles, der auch viele Eier zeichnete, Constance usw." - Mit 322 kolorierten Vogeltafeln, 104 (von 105) kolorierten Eiertafeln und 8 schwarzen Detailtafeln. - (Es fehlt 1 Tafel mit den Eiern zu Nr. 226-228 in Band 6. Rückenkanten schwach berieben. Wenige Tafeln in an den Rändern schwach stockfleckig).

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        TRAVELS IN CENTRAL AMERICA, PARTICULARLY IN NICARAGUA: WITH A DESCRIPTION OF ITS ABORIGINAL MONUMENTS, SCENERY AND PEOPLE, THEIR LANGUAGES, INSTITUTIONS, RELIGIONS, &c. (2 Volumes, Complete)

      New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1853. First Edition, Thus. Embossed Cloth. Octavo. pp. (2), v-xxii, (4), 3-424; (2), i-iv, 3-452. Bound as issued in publisher's green cloth with title and vignette stamped in gold on the spines; illustrated with maps, lithographs (some colored, some tinted) and in-text wood engravings--all present as called for in addition to a few that aren’t called for; the large folding frontispiece of Volume One is bound in proceeding the introduction and another plate serves as the frontispiece; some offsetting by lithographs to adjacent pages; scant and scattered pencil marginalia; two leaves have been inserted from another contemporary copy making the text complete; former library copy with limited and unobtrusive markings on the front pastedowns and front flyleaves of both volumes; front boards have a tasteful blind stamp; both volumes have been discreetly rebacked with original backstrips laid down; textblocks were relined, corners strengthened and inner hinges tastefully mended in the process. The repair work is quite sensitive and sympathetic. Sabin 89999.

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        CASTILE AND ANDALUCIA. Lithographs from drawings by the author and Egron Lundgren. Woodcuts by J.W. Whymper.

      Richard Bentley, Londres UK 1853 - Plena piel editorial original con un escudo de la corona española en oro en la cubierta. Nervios y tejuelos dorados en el lomo. Texto XIV pp + 488 pp. Grabados , 24 láms litografiadas e iluminadas, incluyendo el frontis desplegable. Ex-libris dl anterior propietario. Las litografias iluminadas corresponden a: Alhambra from San Nicolás (frontis desplegable.) - Málaga from the Ermitas - Arriving at a Posada - Carmen, Granada - Lanjarón - Cathedral, Seville - Gypsey-Dance - Processions, Holy Week - The Fair (Feria), Seville - Cartuja, Xeres - Grazalema - Ronda - Antequera - Night on the Picacho - Palace, Madrid - Peñaranda - Sto. Domingo de Silos - Tomb of the Cid - Sn. Gregorio, Valladolid - Cathedral, León - Escorial - San Justo, Segovia - Toledo - Cathedral, Córdoba. Gran ejemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Asiatic Mediterranean, and its Australian Port: the settlement of Port Flinders, and the Province of Albert, in the Gulf of Carpentaria

      London: Printed for the Author, 26 August, 1853. Small octavo, frontispiece and two other plates, two folding maps; very good in the original red cloth, embossed in gilt to front, neatly rebacked. Flinders, King and Stokes adapted for a new settlement. Uncommon: one of the marvellous works of imagination relating to inland Australia (one thinks of works such as Maslen's Friend of Australia or Fox's Account of an Expedition to the Interior of New Holland). The proposal is for a new northern port to be established at the Albert River, at the south-eastern reach of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The tone of Saunders' work is neatly captured on the world map: the proposed province of "Albert" takes in most of modern-day Queensland and Northern Territory, the entire region marked the "Plains of Promise". The map of "Albert" is excellent, as are the three very fine views of scenes on the Albert River. Throughout, the debt to the accounts of Flinders, King, Leichhardt and Stokes is apparent. Saunders also dwells on the importance of the region for trade with south-east Asia, and most particularly Singapore. The book was, as is noted on the title-page, printed by the author "for official and private information only", but is not as dramatically scarce as that might suggest: it is, nonetheless, not often offered for sale.

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        Strenna Italiana anno XIX

      Strenna Italiana anno XIX (Milano, Venezia e Verona: Carpano, 1853). Large 8vo . ( 9 3/4 x 6 7/8\"; 248 x 175mm). Publisherís stiff paper binding of white and blue, embossed with cameos on both covers, including an 18th century couple dancing, four ladies with fancy coiffures (repeated on each cover). There is a central cameo which is hand-colored and decorated with fabric, gilt and colors of a girl holding a rose. Faint dampstains affecting spine and small portion of front cover. 222p, the text printed on fine white paper with decorative borders, & finely etched plates interspersed. Occasional foxing in spots. Cloth clamshell box. This is a ìstrennaî gift book popular in the mid-19th century. Mainly for women, the anthology includes Italian poetry and travel stories. This volume if of interest to English romantics. It contains Marcello Mazzoniís ìDue scene di un dramma inedito intitolato Byron a Venezia.î Gift books were published annually across Europe and in Boston and New York. Italian examples are rare, especially in this condition. Provenance: Paul Edward Chevalier (sold at Christies, 1990). Ref: The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, Volume 1, p. 196 George Watson, Ed. ,CUP Archive, 1966 Mazzoni translated Byron into Italian including Manfred in 1832 (CBEL).

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        Bleak House

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1853. Octavo (220 x 140 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, single rule to covers gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, gilt blocked image of Bleak House to front board, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. H. K. Browne black and white engravings throughout. First edition. A handsomely bound copy of this title.

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        Concord, New Hampshire from an original painting by G. Harvey, A.N.A.

      V. Bartholemew, London 1853 - An "Atmospheric View" of Concord New Hampshire The state capitol of New Hampshire, Concord, located on the west bank of the Merrimac River, about seventy miles northwest of Boston, is depicted in this excellent lithograph by M. & N. Hanhart, one of the top printmakers of nineteenth century London. The print is based on a painting made in 1852 by the artist George Harvey. "The Merrimac dominates the foreground of this charming view, where one of the large log rafts making its way down river bears two female travelers and their dog. Beyond them, nearer the shore, a catboat is shared by three passengers. In the distance loom four cupolas. The first, beginning at the left, belongs to the Unitarian Church, erected in 1829 and destroyed by fire in in 1854, just a year before the lithograph was published. The next is part of the First Baptist Church, erected in 1824-1825 and later remodeled. Moving further to the right, the next cupola belongs to the South Congregational Church, erected in 1836-1837 and destroyed by fire in 1859. The large cupola at the right is atop the State House.Just below the houses grouped on the hill to the left, a train with three passenger cars chugs along." (Deák). George Harvey (1800-1878), an artist of British birth who immigrated to the United States in 1828, often indicated after his name (as he does here) that he was an Associate of the National Academy of Design in New York. Harvey specialized in landscape painting and miniatures. While maintaining a presence in the London art world, Harvey established a home and studio near Hastings-on-Hudson, near New York City, where he conceived the idea of painting a series of "atmospheric views" of the northeast. "He is known for his particular attention to the shifting subtleties in color caused by outdoor atmospheric change" (Deák), much in evidence in this lithograph. A fine print of a quintessential American scene. Deák, Picturing America 646; Fowble, Two centuries of prints in America , 1680-1880, p.87, no. 35; Reps, Views and Viewmakers 2206; Who Was Who in American Art (Madison, Ct.: Sound View Press, 1999) II, pp.1483-84. Tinted lithograph with hand-colouring, printed by M. & N. Hanhart, after G. Harvey. Good condition apart from one expert repair to lower margin and one to lower right corner. Sheet size: 20 1/8 x 29 7/8 inches.

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        Indiana. Verzameling van stukken van onderscheiden aard, over landen, volken, oudheden en geschiedenis van den Indischen archipel.

      Amsterdam, P.N. van Kampen, 1853-1854.2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With 2 folding maps and 7 lithographed plates (4 tinted). VIII,274; 292 pp.* First edition. - Miscellaneous pieces on Indonesia of historical interest especially on Java from an archaeological point of view. Brumund's (1814-1863) 'beste opstellen en verhalen (staan) in de bundel Indiana. Hij toont hierin een kennis van land en volk, van de Javaanse cultuur en het maatschappelijke leven die zonder meer imponerend is als we bedenken hoe weinig toen nog maar bekend was en hoe Brumund zijn kennis bijna uit het niets heeft moeten vergaren' (Nieuwenhuys, Oost-Indische Spiegel, p.130). - With small library stamp on title, otherwise fine.Bastin-Brommer N643; Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 246; Tiele 203.

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        Der Rhein von Mainz bis Bonn in seinen schönsten Punkten.

      Mainz: Victor von Zabern, o.J. (ca. 1853).. Quer-Gr.-8° (24 x 38 cm), Orig. Halbln. m. reichem ornamentalem Deckelschmuck.. Stich und Druck erfolgten in der Kunstanstalt d. Oesterr. Lloyd in Triest. - Enthält 19 von 21 Stahlstichtafeln v. E. Hoefer, Rost, Fesca, Würthle, Heawood u.a. nach Emminger. Inhalt: Mehrfarb. lithogr. Titelblatt (wie auf Deckel); Inhaltsverzeichnis; Ansichten (jew. ca. 15 x 26 cm) von: Mainz; Rüdesheim; Bingen; Burg Rheinstein; Burg Sonneck; Bacharach; Pfalz und Caub; Oberwesel; Lurley-Felsen (FEHLT); St. Goar und Rheinfels; Liebenstein und Sternberg; Boppard; Marxburg u. Braubach; Burg Stolzenfels; Koblenz; Neuwied; Andernach; Apollinarisberg; Nonnenwerth, Rolandseck und Drachenfels; Godesberg u. das Siebengebirge; Bonn (FEHLT). Einige Stiche sind anders eingebunden als im Verzeichnis angegeben. Die Ansichten können eingesehen werden unter: www.dilibri.de/rlb/content/titleinfo/62973. - Der dekorative Einband berieben, hinten verkratzt u. etw. fleckig, Deckelschließe oder Schließband fehlt. Ecken u. Kanten bestoßen, tlw. m. etw. Abrieb des Überzugpapiers. Rückenenden leicht bestoßen. Innere Gelenke gebrochen. Vorsatzbl. (angestaubt u. etw. fl.) u. erstes Seidenschutzblatt m. starken Knickfalten, auch die anderen Seidenhemdchen tlw. knittrig, knickspurig u. m. Eselsohren. Die schönen, unkolorierten Stiche tlw. gering angestaubt, aber gut erhalten. A/O1

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        Gesamtans., v. einer Anhöhe, rechts die Marksburg, i. Hgr. Stolzenfels.

      . altgouachierter Stahlstich n. Emminger, 1853, 14,4 x 26. In schönstem Altkolorit. Wie immer, die Ansicht bis zur Plattenkante beschnitten und montiert.

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        LA FRENOLOGIA Y SUS GLORIAS

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1853. 25X18. 1160Pag. Medico de Mataro. Del gran Mariano Cubi y soler. Profusamente ilustrada entre texto. Ref-9.2 Biblioteca A. N° de ref. de la libreria ABE-12373249048

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        Sense and Sensibility

      Bentley, UK 1853 - New Edition 1853. Bound in the original cloth. Part of the Bentlry standard library series. Very un-common in the original cloth. The book is good++ with small fabric loss to spine tips. Edges rubbed and light repair to the hinges. Boards lightly marked in places. Contents average with lightly marked/foxed pages. Rear endpaper repaired and missing the inner advertisement page leaf. Bookplate to front endpaper and small name to title page. More images can be atken upon request. Ref Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A DICTIONARY OF THE OTCHIPWE LANGUAGE, EXPLAINED IN ENGLISH...FOR THE USE OF MISSIONARIES

      Cincinnati: Printed for Jos. A. Hemann, 1853.. vii,[1],662pp. Contemporary three-quarter roan and marbled boards, gilt- stamped spine. Rubbed, crude tape repair at head and foot of spine. Contemporary ownership signature of a missionary on front pastedown. Overall, still about very good. This copy bears the ownership signature of Fr. Weikamp, a missionary who was stationed in the Traverse City (Arbre Croche) area of Michigan. He served as a priest under bishop Baraga. This is Baraga's important dictionary of the Chippewa language, with an English- to-Chippewa section. PILLING, ALGONQUIAN, p.27. SABIN 3247.

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        Bleak House

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1853. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (220 × 135 mm). Recent brown half calf, marbled sides, red morocco spine label, raised bands, gilt rule to compartments, marbled edges. Engraved frontispiece, vignette title, and 38 plates. Plates with toning, occasional spotting, an excellent copy. First edition. An attractively bound copy.

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        Essai sur l'inégalité des races humaines

      Paris Librairie De Firmin Didot Freres 1853 - Hitler’s French Mentor GOBINEAU, [Joseph-Arthur Comte] de. Essai sur l'inégalité des races humaines. Paris: Librairie de Firmin Didot Frères, 1853-1855. First edition. Four volumes, octavo. Contemporary half mauve cloth over dark sprinkled boards. Spines ruled in blind and lettered in gilt. Spines a bit faded. Foxing throughout, front hinge of Volume I cracked but sound. Bookplates. A beautiful set. "The French Diplomatist and man of letters, Gobineau (1816-1882), has, through the ‘Essay on the Inequality of the Human Races’—his one excursion into the realms of anthropology and sociology—exerted an influence upon European thought and action which is quite disproportionate to its scholarly insignificance and inconsequential argumentation. The men of the Action Française, Lenin, Mussolini, and Hitler were, at one remove, the disciples and propagandists of Gobineau’s most outrageous ideas. Gobineau’s racial theories were based on a complete misunderstanding of the positicism of Comte and the reasearches of Prichard into the physiological differences of the various human races. Fortified by the innate arrogance of a scion of an ancien régime family and by his observations as an envoy in the Near and Middle East, he championed the theory, since entirely disproved, that ‘race’ is a permanent and immutable phenomenon, and he proclaimed the unchallengeable superiority of the white race over all others. Within the white race, Gobineau assigned the supreme position to the ‘nordic’—or as he fatuously called them ‘aryan’—peoples who, thanks to their praiseworthy qualities of hardiness and lust for power, are predestined to rule the rest of mankind. This farrago of biological nonsense, wishful romanticism and imperialistic dreams was lapped up eagerly by the French and German intellectuals. The German enthusiasm for Gobineau—the German translation of the essai went through several editions—is the less comprehensible in that Gobineau thought very poorly of the ‘German race’, which he considered a mixture of Celts and Slavs with hardly any pure ‘nordic’ blood. But there was enough substance in Gobineau’s book to provide nourishment for the growth of the pan-germanism and national self-adulation, and seemingly to justify anti-semitic and anti-slav excesses. Hence derived the ‘superman’ and the glorious ‘blond beast’ of Nietzsche and the germanomania and anti-semitism of Wagner." (Printing and the Mind of Man). Printing and the Mind of Man 335. HBS 66928. $9,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kleines Schloß, "Das Wohnhaus des Prinzen Friedrich Wilhelm K.H.".

      . farb. Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Loeillot n. C. Graeb b. Ferdinand Riegel in Potsdam,, 1853, 27,4 x 38,2. Drescher/Kroll, Nr. 640 und Abb. 260. - Seltene Ansicht des sogenannten kleinen Schlosses im Park zu Babelsberg. Blick von Südwesten, links im Hintergrund die Glienicker Brücke.- Die Ansicht ist allseitig bis zur Bildkante beschnitten und montiert auf dem Or.- Verlagskarton.

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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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        PACIFIC MILLS. Cotton. Wool. Set of Two Wooden Display Cases.

      Pacific Mills, (n d), Lawrence, Massachusetts: - In 1853, Pacific Mills incorporated in Lawrence, Massachusetts with capital of $1 million. The original mills & print works were built by the Essex Company, remodeled in 1882, and frequently expanded during the many years of its existence. In the late 19th C., the firm was considered one of the foremost corporations in the world. Abbot Lawrence, the cityÕs namesake, was the first company president. The firm started as a producer of womenÕs dress goods in wool & cotton, and included a print house & dye works. By the mid-1890s, the mills were producing many divers cloth fabrics, including calicos, lawns, & shirtings, with over 200,000 spindles in operation.This lot consists of 2 late 19th C. Pacific Mills dark wood sample cases with clear glass top, one for Wool, one for Cotton, each showing the 3 stages of production: the raw fiber product, intermediate stage processing & final cloth sample. Wool with 14 printed gold labels; Cotton with 16 printed cloth labels. An uncommon late 19th C. surviving artifact documenting the processes of the very important US textile industry. Minor wear, rubs & scratches to cases. Glass appears to be 20th C. Very Good Plus. Dark wood cases with gold PACIFIC MILLS decals to front [& wool lid]. Left side with 3 brass wood screws [for glass removal & adjusting of contents]. Cotton: 11-3/4" x 16" x 1-1/4". Wool [with lid]: 13" x 17-1/4". Wool [w/o lid]: 12-1/4" x 16-1/4" x 1-3/4". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of an Expedition Down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers

      Robert Armstrong (printer), Washington (Senate issue) 1853 - 31pp. index, 198p. bound in full calf expertly rebacked with original labels preserved, free from the foxing that is endemic to this volume with library stamp at head of book, illustrated with large folding map, views and full page black & white and tinted plates containing the entire landscape issues of the Zuni tribe, mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes and plants. Everett Graff states the bird plate #2 was not issued, and there is an extra (unlisted) botanical plate numbered 21.The present copy appears to be lacking botanical plate 4 but has 78 plates as called for in Graff plus the large folding map as called for in Graff.[ Howes S528. Wheat 763. Wagner/Camp 230:2 Graff 3809]. Carl Wheat writes of the map: "a monumental achievement .though marred with misspellings [it is] exceedingly well done." (Transmississippi West 3, pp. 22-24). Octavo

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