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        Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe, or descriptions et figures des plantes les plus rares et les plus méritantes...Vol. IX. Gand. Louis van Houtte, Éditeur 1853 - 1854.

      1853. In 8°gr., bella leg. coeva in mz. pelle verde con titoli e ricchi fregi impressi in oro sul dorso, piatti marmorizzati, pp.(4) - 307 - (1); 93 (di 94) magnifiche tavv. cromolitografate, 12 a doppia pagina, 4 tavv. litogr. al bistro (2 a doppia pagina), 6 tavv. inc. su legno,  numerose inc. in legno nel testo. Ottimo e raro esemplare. Great Flower Books p.84, Nissen BBI, 2254. Stafleu & Cowan, 15921. L'opera completa, di questo eccezionale periodico di floricoltura belga, è  in 23 volume, per un totale di circa 2480 tavole cromolitografate. Spesso viene proposta  in tre parti (voll. I - X; XI - XV e XVI - XXIII), fra loro distinte per una diversa titolazione al frontespizio. Tra il 1845 e il 1880 quest'opera apparve sotto forma di rivista, inviata a collezionisti e floricoltori dal vivaista belga Louis van Houtte, fondatore di uno "Stabilimento" nei cui vivai si crearono bellissime varietà di fiori, che vennero apprezzate in tutta Europa, grazie anche alle stupende tavole che le ritraevano. L'attività ebbe un tracollo con la morte di van Houtte. Comunque nei 40 anni circa di vita della rivista poterono cimentarsi valenti litografi belgi. I nomi di Severeyns, Stroobant e Pannemaker sono diventati giustamente famosi. Tutte le tavole dei primi dieci volumi, dei quale il nostro volume fa parte, vennero stampate da Stroobant. A nostro avviso i primi 10 volumi sono i migliori della serie. L'incertezza nel numero delle tavole nasce dal fatto che quelle doppie e quelle quadruple vengono rispettivamente  conteggiate come due tavv. e quattro tavv., ciò rispondendo alle intenzione dell'editore. Quest'ultimo però  non sempre rispetta la regola che si è imposto e conteggiava come singola una tavola doppia o, come se non bastasse, inserisce nella numerazione delle tavole a colori anche quelle litografate al bistro, che in linea   di massima ne sono escluse. Nell'esemplare in questione la tavola mancante è contraddistinta dal numero 959.

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        Two Thousand Miles Ride through the Argentine Provinces: Being an Account of the Natural Products of the Country, and Habits of the People; with a Historical Retrospect of the Rio de La Plata, Monte Video, and Corrientes

      1853 - 2 vols. 6 plates (2 colored frontises and 4 lightly tinted lithos), folding map, xiv, 295, x, 323p. Later 1/2 leather. 19cm. Backstrip sunned on Vol. II making it appear lighter than on Vol. I. Moderate foxing on plates (and facing tissue guards if present) and just a bit elsewhere. Trimmed when rebound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kiel und Umgegend. Stahlstich von Krausse und Eltzner nach Mertens bei Cetti-Rompano. Kiel, um 1853. 28 x 36 cm.

       1853 Klose/Martius 172.- Mittelbild von Kiel von Süden gesehen mit 14 Randansichten wie dem Schlossgarten, Tivoli, Bahnhof, Rastorfer Papiermühle, Marktplatz u.a.- Mit Japan hinterlegter kleiner Einriß am Fußsteg (durch den Titel). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        La France maritime...

      Dutertre, 1853. Quattro volumi di cm. 28,5, pp. 1600 ca. complessive. Con 197 (di 198) tavole fuori testo incise in rame. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a piccoli nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione, praticamente privo di fioriture. Come spesso accadeva a quest'opera vi sono delle differenze al confronto con gl'indici delle tavole. Risultano mancare 3 tavole una al secondo volume (retour au port); una al terzo (ritratto dell'ammiraglio Rigny); una al quarto (Marthe la Novice). Mentre la tavola di Calais è doppia ed al terzo volume vi è una tavola non annunciata: Rivage de Normandie. Opera di grande bellezza iconografica che descrive ed illustra la storia marittima della Francia e delle sue numerose colonie. Scene di vita, battaglie, viaggi, porti, ecc.

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        The Isthmus of Darien in 1852. Journal of the Expedition of Inquiry for the Junction of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

      London: Saunders and Stanford, 1853. First edition.. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. vi,238pp. Publisher's green textured cloth blocked in blind on the boards and spine, and with titles in gilt on the spine and upper board. With the four folding, handcolored maps present. The cloth has some minor spotting, else the binding is in very good condition. Two maps have been reinforced at the point where they join the textblock to mend closed tears from stress (no loss), occasional light spotting, else this is a very good copy. With the bookplate of W. T. R. Powell on the front pastedown, below the bookseller sticker of J. Field, London. Caledonia was originally founded in the late 17th century by the Scots in what is now the Isthmus of Panama to build a canal between the Atlantic and Pacific, it and subsequent attempts ended in failure. In 1852, however, the government of Colombia (which controlled Panama) granted permission for the building of a canal from San Miguel, on the Pacific, to the Bay of Caledonia (the original Scottish settlement) or thereabouts on the Atlantic. Even though this canal was not built, the notes in this journal and its maps were of great importance for the present canal, started in 1881 and opened in 1914. Scarce in nice condition and with all maps present. Sabin 27512.

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        The Origin and Progress of the Art of Writing

      Ingram, Cooke and Co., London 1853 - A connected narative of the development of the art, its primeval phases in Egypt, China, Mexico etc; its middle state in the Cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis, to its introduction to Europe through the medium of the Hebrew, Phoenician, and Greek systems, and its subsequent progress to the present day. viii, 176pp gilt all edges. 28 plates all present and correct. All colour plates are signed H.N.Humphreys. Lith.Day & Son. Lith.rs to the Queen. All black and white plates are signed 'Printed by Paul Jerrard, 111 Fleet St'. Marbled end papers and pastedowns. Black papie mache with red backing paper. The design is the same on both covers comprising a leaf and flower border, with three fillets inside. The centre is occupied by a large foliage stem which surrounds the title. The lower pastedown bears the binders label of Leighton Son & Hodge, Shoe Lane London (Ball 53A) The binding has been meticulously rebacked with the original gold blocked design relaid. There is no loss or damage to the papier mache. Internally there is light random foxing throughout. This is a rare survivor of a spectacular binding fully deserving of the new Solander box in which it is now housed. Size: 270x180mm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Passeggiate nei dintorni di Torino. Ai colti e gentili Torinesi memoria ed ossequio

      Stamperia Reale, 1853 - 1861. 15 voll. in 2 tomi in-8° (195x130mm), brossure originali verdi di due dei volumi con dorsi e piatto posteriore rifatti. In barbe. Ex-libris Caproni-Vizzola. Comprende: 1) Passeggiate nei dintorni di Torino. II. Val de'Salici. Torino, Stamperia Reale, 1853, pp. 60 (nel citare la paginazione omettiamo le pp. bianche interfogliate tra ke singole parti). 2) Id., II. Val de'Salici, Santa Margarita e Villa della Regina. Ibid., pp. 54. 3) Id., III. Amore dei Torinesi pel passeggio - Progresso in Torino - Piazza Castello... . Ibid., pp. 53. 4) Id., IV. Fiume Po - Madonna del Pilone - Sassi. Ibid., pp. 75. 5) Id., V. Da Torino all'Eremo pei colli di San Vito. Ibid., pp. 70. 6) Id., VI. Da Torino a Pietroburgo e Mosca. Passeggiata straordinaria. Ibid., 1854. Pp. 244. 7) Id., VII. Valle di S. Martino e Valle Piana. Ibid., pp. 78. 8) Id., VIII. Da Torino a Cavoretto. Ibid., pp. 59. 9) Id., IX. Camposanto de'Torinesi. Passeggiata nei dintorni di Torino. Seconda edizione riveduta ed ampliata. Torino, Tip. G. Favale e comp., 1863, pp. 128 (il presente volume è il solo, con l'ultimo della raccolta, impresso dal Favale anziché dalla Stamperia Reale ed è l'unico a non essere in edizione originale, bensì in seconda edizione). 10) Id., X. Piazza Maria Teresa - Chiesa di S. Lorenzo . Valentino... . Torino, Stamperia Reale, 1856, pp. 84. 11) Id., XI. Superga. Ibid., 1857, pp. 80. 12) Id., XII. Corrispondeze . Piramidi egizie - Tabacco... . Ibid., 1858, pp. 118. 13) Id., XIII. Venaria Reale. Ibid., 1859, pp. 141. 14) Id., XIV. Millefiori. Ibid., 1860, pp. 78. 15) Id., XV. Reale Castello di Stupinigi. Ibid., 1861, pp. 116. Eccezionale raccolta (i volumi sono di scarsissima reperibilità perfino singolarmente) in edizione originale. Scrive Narciso Nada: "Fra il 1853 e il '61 il Baruffi intraprese la pubblicazione di una serie di opuscoli (ne uscirono quindici) dal titolo Le passeggiate nei dintorni di Torino, i quali, nonostante le frequenti divagazioni a carattere moralistico, costituiscono ancor oggi una buona fonte d'informazione sugli argomenti trattati. Nel sesto di quegli opuscoli egli ripubblicava, col sottotitolo Passeggiata straordinaria, la relazione del suo viaggio in Russia; il nono, sul Camposanto dei Torinesi, venne ristampato, sempre a Torino, nel 1863. A questi opuscoli si riallacciano altri due scritti: Pellegrinazioni e passeggiate autunnali nell'anno 1861. Guida nella valle di Susa e di Barbonnèche al traforo delle Alpi, Torino 1862, e Saluzzo-Manta-Verzuolo nell'ottobre 1863: Passeggiata autunnale, ibid. 1864. Mentre le Pellegrinazioni autunnali avevano rivelato in lui un uomo, se non di punta, certo fra i più aperti alle nuove idee nel Piemonte carlo-albertino; nelle Passeggiate egli appare ormai come superato dai tempi, accoratamente preoccupato per l'evoluzione che si andava attuando nel Piemonte cavouriano ed in particolare per le riforme volte a trasformare le antiche strutture ecclesiastiche ed i rapporti fra Stato e Chiesa." (D.B.I., VII, 1970). L'abate Baruffi (Mondovì, 1809-Torino, 1875) fu viaggiatore e scrittore, professore di geometria e matematica, e poi di filosofia positiva e di teologia, nell'ateneo torinese, membro di numerose accademie, Consigliere comunale dal 1849 alla morte nella città di Torino. Fra le svariate sue opere, ricordiamo numerosi scritti a carattere locale, un famoso "Erbarium Pedemontanum" (organica classificazione delle piante del monregalese) ed una lettera sull'imminente passaggio della cometa di Halley indirizzata a Cesare Della Chiesa di Benevello nel 1835. Luca Clerici, Viaggiatori italiani in Italia. 1700-1998, Milano, Sylvestre Bonnard, 1999, 511 (raccolta in volume del 1840-42 delle "Pellegrinazioni autunnali"). Sul Baruffi cfr., tra l'altro, Archivio Biografico Italiano, Fiche: I, 117, 100-119; II, 42, 188-191; Pitrè, Nuovi profili biografici di contemporanei italiani, Palermo, 1868. Italiano

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        The Ichnology of Annandale or Illustrations of Footmarks Impressed on the New Red Sandstone of Corncockle Muir.

      Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1853. Hardcover. Near Fine. Folio [570 x 435 mm]. (vi) pp., 17 pp., (6) pp., with chromolithographed title, vignette view of Corncockle Muir Quarry, vignette 'Rain Drops' (in sandstone), geological section, and 13 chromolithographed plates, of which 11 are double-page. Bound in original blue cloth. Rebacked with black cloth, new black cloth corners, endpapers renewed. Presentation inscription, stamp and release stamp of the Edinburgh Nature Conservancy on front flyleaf, occasional minor spotting, otherwise a nice copy. Rare first edition presentation copy of a work on fossilized reptile footprints found in the New Red Sandstone formations of Corncockle Muir, located near Templand in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The naturalist William Jardine (1800-74) here records many specimens he found on the family estate, as well as items collected from other nearby quarries. This lavishly printed work - its illustrations of specimens reproduced at life size - is said to have been published in fewer than 140 copies (Jackson, p. 112). The fine, hard sandstone of Corncockle Muir was much quarried in the nineteenth century as an excellent building material, and during this work numerous fossilized footprints were found beginning in 1837. Jardine focused on the fossils excavated from the Permian formation at Corncockle Muir, reopening in 1847 a quarry that had worked to a depth of over 200 feet. Jardine collected specimens from Corncockle and other sites, making intricate descriptions and drawings. In the present work he presents his discoveries of three new genera and five new species. After his death, the fossil collection was sold by his son for £150 to the Edinburgh Museum, where it is still housed. The Corncockle Quarry sandstone provided building material for Victorian row houses in Glasgow and Edinburgh and was shipped across the Atlantic as a favored material in constructing the brownstones of New York City. The quarry at Corncockle is still active today. The present volume is a presentation copy, carrying the inscription 'Presented by Sir William Jardine to Charles Ratcliff'; Colonel Ratliff (d. 1885) was an assistant to Jardine who married his youngest daughter shortly after the naturalist's death. *Christine Jackson, William Jardine, a Life in Natural History, pp 107-113.

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        Bleak House.

      Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, 1853. Cm. 21, pp. (7) viii - xvi, 624 (2). Con antiporta e primo frontespizio illustrati e 38 tavole fuori testo con incisioni di H.K. Browne. Solida ed elegante legatura novecentesca in piena pelle verde, dorso a cinque nervi con fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello bicolori. Piatti inquadrato da doppio filetto e tagli dorati. Sguardie marmorizzate. Entro custodia in cartonato rigido. Esemplare con margini delle tavole bruniti e verosimilmente privo dell'occhietto, peraltro ben conservato. Si tratterebbe della prima edizione e prima tiratura che si distingue per alcuni refusi tipografici: "compu" alla pagina 19 e "chair" in luogo di "hair" alla pagina 209.

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        Voyage pittoresque en Russie suivi d\\\'un Voyage en Sibérie

      Belin-Leprieur et Morizot, 1853. 540 pages 18 x 26 cm board_book Geïllustreerd / Illustrated / Illustré / Illustriert Mm. Bouargue, Outwaith, Kernot

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        GUIDE HISTORIQUE, DESCRIPTIF ET ARTISTIQUE DE TURIN, de ses environs et des villes les plus remarquables du Piémont.

      Maggi, 1853. (Codice LO/4725) In 16º VIII-330 pp. Rara prima edizione. Illustrato con 7 finissime vedute fuori testo con incisioni su acciaio, di cui quella all'antiporta disegnata da Carlo Bossoli. Cfr. Peyrot n. 552 per una ampia descrizione delle tavole. Inoltre completo con la pianta di Torino allegata in tasca di copertina. Legatura originale in tutta tela rossa, titoli oro al piatto e al dorso. Ottima conservazione. Euro 1500.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE H. DE BALZAC - LA COMEDIE HUMAINE - EN 19 VOLUMES.

      1853. ALEXANDRE HOUSSIAUX. 1853 - 1855. In - 8.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Rousseurs. 507 + 457 + 476 + 557 + 492 + 509 + 491 + 569 + 531 + 449 + 531 + 728 + 476 + 662 + 620 + 650 + 659 + 423 pages - rousseurs sans réelle conséquence sur la lecture - 1er volume désolidarisé , dos manquant, plats désolidarisés, déchirure sur le 1er plat - annotations sur le 1er plat des 19 volumes - vignettes en noir et blanc - dos manquant ouvrage désolidarisé sur le 2e ,3e,4e,5e,8e,9e,10e,11e,12e,13e,14e,16e,17e,18e,19e volumes - 1er plat désolidarisé sur le volume 5,14,18 - coiffes en tête et pied abîmées sur le volume 6, 7 - 2ème plat désolidarisé sur le volume 8,9,17 - coiffe en tête abîmée sur le volume 15 - 5 photos disponibles . 1er volume : scènes de la vie privée I : la maison du chat qui pelote le bal de sceaux la bourse la vendetta madame firmiani une double famille la paix du ménage la fausse maitresse étude de femme albert savarus - 2e Volume : scènes de la vie 2 : mémoires de deux jeunes mariées une fille d'ève la femme abandonnée la grenadière le message gobseck autre étude de femme - 3e volume : scènes de la vie privée 3 la femme de trente ans le contrat de mariage béatrix - 4e volume : scènes de la vie privée 4 béartix deuxième partie modeste mignon honorine un début dans la vie la grande bretêche - 5e volume : scènes de la vie de province 1 ursule mirouet eugénie grandet les célibataires : pierrette - 6e volume : scènes de la vie de province 2 : les célibataires le curé de touts un ménage de garçon les parisiens en province l'illustre gaudissart la muse du département - 7e volume : scènes de la vie de province 3 les rivalités la vieille fille le cabinet des antiques le lys dans la vallée - 8e volume : scènes de la vie de province 4 illusions perdues les deux poètes un grand homme de province à paris ève et david - 9e volume : scènes de la vie parisienne 1 histoire des treize ferragus la duchesse de langeais la fille aux yeux d'or le père goriot - 10e volume : scènes de la vie parisienne 2 le colonel chabert facino cane la messe de l'athée sarrazine l'interdction grandeur et décadence de césar birotteau - 11e volume : scènes de la vie parisienne III la maison nucingen pierre grassou les secrets de la princesse de cadignan le employés splendeurs et misères des courtisanes - 12e volume : scènes de la vie parisienne et scènes de la vie politique - 13e volume: scènes de la vie militaire et scènes de la vie de campagne - 14e volume : études philosophiques 1 - 15e volume : études philosophiques 2 - 16e volume : études philosophiques et études analytiques - 17e volume : scènes de la vie parisienne les parents pauvres la cousine bette le cousin pons - 18e volume : scènes de lma vie parisienne scènes de la vie politiques scènes de la vie de campagne études analytiques - 19e volume : théâtre de H.De Balzac - Vignettes de Tony Johannot, Meissonier, Gavarni, Henri Monnier, Bertall, Nanteuil, Gérard Séguin, Français, Gavarni Lavieille etc...

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        THE FRUITS OF AMERICA, CONTAINING RICHLY COLORED FIGURES, AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE CHOICEST VARIETIES CULTIVATED IN THE UNITED STATES

      New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1853. viii,100pp. plus forty-eight chromolithographic plates. Frontispiece portrait. Quarto. Contemporary black morocco, ornate gilt covers and spine, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Slight wear to hinges. Minor foxing in text and on plates. Overall very good, in a lavish binding. Second edition of the most beautiful American work on fruits in the 19th century, after the first bound edition of the previous year. As in the earlier edition, the chromolithographs herein were executed by the firm of William Sharp of Boston. Hovey was a nurseryman of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a leading writer on horticultural topics. The book was originally issued in parts from 1847 to 1856. The forty-eight varieties of fruit described include twenty-eight pears, seven apples, five cherries, three peaches, three plums, and two strawberries. Hovey describes the work in terms of national prestige: "There is a national pride, too, which I feel in the publication of a work like this; and that is, that the delicious fruits which have been produced in our own country, many of them surpassed by none of foreign growth...will be here beautifully depicted...." The chromolithographs are some of the finest produced in America to this time. This second, New York, edition is far rarer than the first. SABIN 33206. OAK SPRING POMONA 61 (another ed). McGRATH, p.112 (another ed). BENNETT, p.59 (another ed).

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        BILL Of LADING For The CLIPPER SHIP "CARRIER PIGEON". Boston, Jan 19th 1853.; Nath'l Winsor, Jr.'s Line of Packets for San Francisco

      Boston, 1853. 1st printing thus. SIGNED by Winsor. Bit of age-toning, and signs of light wear. Straight-pin holes to left of form. Faint fold lines. Very Good.. Pre-printed form, single sheet. Red & yellow flag vignette to upper left of sheet. Oblong format: 7-1/8" x 9-7/8" The Carrier Pigeon was an American clipper ship that was launched in the fall of 1852 from Bath, Maine. Leaving Boston on January 28, 1853, the Carrier Pigeon began her maiden voyage bound for San Francisco. She was a commercial ship, her mission to deliver general merchandise. Her track took her around Cape Horn, and up the western coast. On June 6, 1853, the clipper was sighted at Santa Cruz, California, about seventy nautical miles south of San Francisco. The cool California Current offshore, enhanced by upwelling of cold sub-surface waters, often creates summer fog near the coast, and June 6, 1853, was no exception. As night approached, so did the fog. The captain of the Carrier Pigeon, Azariah Doane, believed that the ship was far from shore, and so he gave the order to sail eastward toward the shore. In few minutes the clipper hit the rocky bottom. With heavy waves rocking the helpless clipper from side to side, the hull soon opened to the incoming tide. After seven feet of cold Pacific water rushed into the ship, the captain and the crew had just a few moments to escape with their lives. Because the ship was wrecked only 500 feet from shore, all the members of the crew were able to reach the shore safely. News of the wreck reached San Francisco the next day, and two vessels subsequently came to the aid of the crew, while concurrently attempting to salvage the Carrier Pigeon's cargo. No crew lost their life, and the cargo salvage operation was modestly successful. [Wiki]. Winsor a prominent Boston businessman, whose shipbuilding & clipper business was one of the Northeast's most successful, lasting from the 1840s until 1907. Winsor's son, Nathaniel Winsor III, one of the first to organize a line of ships sailing from Boston to San Francisco, profiting from the burgeoning demand for merchadise occasioned by the California Gold Rush. Here we offer a rare Bill of Lading from this ill-fated voyage. M. & H. Pierce paid $238 to have transported "Five Cases Carriages" and "Two Carriage Poles" with the lading's boilerplate stipulating the items "are to be delivered in like good order and condition, at the aforesaid Port of San Francisco, at ship's tackles, (the dangter of the Seas and Fire only excepted,) unto M. & H. Pierce or assigns" Ship & cargo were insured for $195,000. Good thing.

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        Psalms and Hymns Adapted to the Services of the Church of England

      F. & J. Rivington, London 1853 - London: F. & J. Rivington, 1853. Hardcover, 3 1/4 x 5 1/2". Red moroccan leather over boards, gilt decoration rolled on covers and inside dentelles, all edges gilt with fore-edge painting of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, slight discoloration to endpapers and paste-downs, some blue marks to blank page preceding title page, otherwise very good to near fine.The editor, William John Hall (1793 - 1861), Vicar of Tottenham, Middlesex, and Priest to Her Majesty, selected "those portions of every Psalm which best illustrate its general subject, and are calculated to be practically useful; together with such Hymns as, elevating and warming the heart." as noted in the preface. Following the psalms is an index of the first lines of the psalms, the first lines of the hymns, a listing of the psalms and hymns suited to particular occasions, a list of the sizes the work was printed in, and other works by the same author. There is no music in this edition. Currently, there are no others for sale in the trade with this format, and only 5 listings in OCLC for this edition. None of them mention the fore-edge painting [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorias sobre la Revolución del 11 de Septiembre de 1852

      Imprenta del Comercio, Buenos Ayres 1853 - 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) 265 + IV páginas

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        Statuts de l?Ordre du Saint-Esprit au Droit Desir ou du Noeud Institué a Naples en 1352 Par Louis D?Anjou, Premier du Nom Roi de Jerusalem, de Naples et de Sicile, Manuscrit du XIV Siecle Conserve au Louvre Dans le Musee des Souverains Francais. Avec une Notice sur la Peinture des Miniatures et la Description du Manuscrit par M. Le Comte Horace de Viel-Castel

      Paris: Engelmann et Graf, Imprimeurs-Lithographes, 1853. Complete with 17 beautiful full-page chromolithographic plates in brilliant color. Very Good in full black leather, spine with six raised bands; endpapers illustrated in red & gold; all edges red. Scattered light foxing to margins; otherwise, interior is clean with bright plates and text. Large folio. 45pp. of text. Hardcover. First Edition.

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        Sketches of Japanese manners and customs.London, Day and son, 1867. 4to. With chromolithographed frontispiece, 27 chromolithographed plates and about a dozen wood-engraved illustrations in text. Contemporary brown half morocco, gold-tooled spine, gilt edges (bound by Ingalton Drake).

      Nipponalia I, 1137; Wenckstern I, p. 220; not in Cordier. First edition of various sketches of Japanese manners and customs, with attractive chromolithographed reproductions of original Japanese illustrations. The lieutenant of the royal marines, J.M.W. Silver, describes festivities, fire-fighters, domestic life, aristocracy, court, hara-kiri, games, law, religion, infrastructure, espionage, public bathhouses and the love of flowers.With bookplate of Prince Leopold (1853-1884), Duke of Albany, on paste-down. Very good copy; the binding with some minor damage to the corners and the spine.

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        Sketches of the Campaign in Northern Mexico in Eighteen Hundred Forty six and Seven by an officer of the First Regiment of Ohio Volunteers

      New York: G. P. Putnam, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/None. Map frontispiece. 336 pp. Ex-library copy in original cloth that is bumped and rubbed, spine taped, loss of cloth at head of spine. Few markings to endpapers etc, else interior good, binding secure. Stamped and ink name of Dayton, Ohio, banker J. H. Winters (dated 1854) on front endpapers. Scarce narrative of the Mexican War. Professional bookseller since 1998. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds.

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        Emaux et camées

      1853. Eugène Didier, Paris 1853, 9,5x15,5cm, relié. - Eugène Didier, Paris 1853, 9,5x15,5cm, relié. - Seconda edizione parte originale, perché l'aumento di due poesie. Bound in mezzo zigrino nero, dorso decorato con quattro fasce scatole triple dorati, incornicia due reti freddi sul piatto guardie di cartone nera e contreplats ciotola di carta, rilegatura contemporanea. Raro dedica autografa firmata dall'autore "Al mio amico Valve ...". Alcuni punti. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition en partie originale car augmentée de deux poèmes. Reliure en demi chagrin noir, dos à quatre nerfs ornée de triples caissons dorés, encadrements de deux filets à froid sur les plats de cartonnage noir, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de Théophile Gautier "A mon ami Clapet...". Quelques rousseurs.

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        Souvenirs d’un voyage dans la Tartarie, le Thibet et la Chine pendant les années 1844, 1845 et 1846. Tome premier (e Tome second)

      Librairie d’Adrien Le Clere et C.ie, 1853. 12mo (cm. 17,7), 2 Voll, 440 pp., 518 pp. con una carta geografica più volte rip. (Carte de la Chine et des Etats - Tributaires). Belle legature coeve in mz. marocchino con angoli. Nervi, fili, fregi e titolo impresso in oro al dorso. Seconda edizione.

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        Shakespeare Society Publications [general title]

      London: Printed for the Shakespeare Society and to be Had of W. Skeffington, 1853, 1853. First editions, later issue. This set lacks publication numbers 8 and 48. Lowndes, pages 2341-42. Condition overall is very good.. 46 (of 48) publications bound in 19 (of 20) volumes, 8vo, contemporary and later half green morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. The aim of the Shakespeare Society, founded in 1840 by John Payne Collier, was to publish works about Shakespeare and his time. After th winding-up of the Society, the original sheets of its Publications were re-issued with new general title-pages dated 1853. This set consists of volumes 1-16, 18 and 19 of the 1853 re-issue, and volume 17 pt. 1 in its original 1848 issue. The bindings are mixed: volumes 1-13, 15-16 and 19 are bound in contemporary half green morocco, with marbled boards, with the motto of the Kitson and Nelson families ("Palmam qui meruit ferat") on the front panel, and the bookplates of the New York real estate tycoon Ogden Goelet (1851-97) , whose library was sold in five sales between 1935 and 1954, and the Hollywood theatre director Jerry D. Melton (1933-2002). All but one of these (volume 10) has been almost invisibly re-spined. Volume 14 of the re-issue has been supplied: it too is bound in contemporary half morocco and marbled boards, but has been rebacked in cloth - the original morocco spine (laid down) is almost uniform with the rest of the set. A copy of the original 1848 issue of no.39 (uncut, some browning, and a trifle taller than other volumes in the set), which forms vol.17 pt. 1 of the re-issue, has been added and bound to match - see above.

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        Oeuvres complètes

      Alexandre Houssiaux, 1853. - Alexandre Houssiaux 1853, 13x21,5cm, 20 tomes en 20 volumes reliés. - La prima impressione delle opere in Houssiaux che hanno acquistato il fondo della biblioteca Furne, in cui le opere sono stati originariamente pubblicati, ha completato i tre nuovi volumi (teatro, racconti comici ...) che appaiono per la prima volta nelle opere. L'edizione sarà ristampata nel 1855. Come sempre con queste edizioni di opere complete, il nostro conta, si è tentati di dire "naturalmente" alcune caratteristiche degne di nota. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première impression des oeuvres chez Houssiaux qui avait racheté le fond de la librairie Furne, chez lequel les oeuvres étaient primitivement publiées, il les compléta par trois nouveaux volumes (Theâtre, Contes drolatiques...) qui paraissent pour la première fois dans les oeuvres en 1855 et non en 1853. L'édition sera réimprimée en 1855. Reliure en demi chagrin vert strictement d'époque. Dos à faux - nerfs orné de 3 fleurons à froid dans des caissons dorés, filets gras et maigres, à froid et dorés. Titres et tomaisons dorés. Quelques coiffes frottés, avec parfois de minuscules manques de cuir, mais très bel ensemble, dans un bonne reliure d'époque (ce qui est déjà rare) et qui plus est d'une fort belle fraîcheur (quelques très rares petites rousseurs éparses) d'un papier bien blanc (les gravures, imprimé sur un autre papier (fort) sont souvent plus jaunes. Le tome XII a été relié en chagrin marron et non vert, bien que dans un même cuir et utilisant les mêmes papiers, en outre les fers à froid sont très sensiblement différents. Ouvrage illustré de 137 planches hors - texte par les meilleurs artistes de l'époque dont Bertall, Daumier, Gavarni, Johannot, Nanteuil ainsi que de rares illustrations in - texte. Comme toujours avec ces éditions des oeuvres complètes, la nôtre présente, on serait tenté de dire "naturellement" quelques particularités notables. Tome I : 6 figures dont le portrait de Balzac. Tome II : 7 figures Tome III : 7 figures. Tome IV : 6 figures. 1855 Tome V : 7 figures Tome VI : 8 figures Tome VII : 8 figures Tome VIII : 4 figures Tome IX : 6 figures. Tome X : 8 figures Tome XI : 8 figures Tome XII : 6 figures. 1855. Couvertures présentes. Chagrin marron (proche de la teinte verte mais plus foncée), mais même reliure et même relieur. Tome XIII : Les 6 figures livrées à la fin du tome XX sont bien présentes, elles ne parurent qu'en 1855. Tome XIV : 10 figures Tome XV : 6 figures Tome XVI : 5 figures Tome XVII : 5 figures. 1852. Furne. Tome XVIII : 16 figures. 1855 Tome XIX : 4 figures. 1855 Tome XX : 4 figures. 1855. Frontispice général in fine avant la préface de George Sand (manque la plupart du temps) : oeuvres complète. La comédie humaine. Bel exemplaire dans une bonne reliure d'époque.  

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        Cours d'agriculture et d'hydraulique agricole. Comprenant les principes généraux de l'économie rurale et les divers travaux d'amélioration du régime des eaux dans l'intérêt de l'agriculture tels que Curages, Élargissements, Redressements, Endiguements, Desséchements des marais et terres inondées, Assainissement des terrains humides ou détériorés par des filtrations, Drainage, Irrigations, Limonages, etc. par Nadault de Buffon Ingénieur en chef, Professeur à l'École impériale des ponts et chaussées, Membre de la Société centrale d'Agriculture, Ancien chef de division au ministère des travaux publics, Correspondant de l'Académie royale des sciences de Turin. Avec figures intercalées dans le texte. Dessin de Mm. Hadamart et Guiget, gravure de M. Dujardin. Tome premier [-troisième].

      Carilian-Gœury et Victor Dalmont, 1853. Tre tomi in quattro voll. in-8°, pp. (6) 480 con 89 incisioni in nero n.t. + Pp. 481-974 con 102 incisioni in nero n.t. + pp. 508 con 2 incisioni in nero n.t., 1 cartina in nero n.t. e 9 tavv. lit. b/n rip. in fine + pp. 606 (1) con 80 incisioni in nero n.t. e 9 tavv. lit. b/n incise da Dulos rip. in fine. Leg. coeva mz. marocchino verde scuro a grana piccola, tit., fregi fil. e num. del vol. impressi al ds., nervi, piatti in carta marmorizzata verde, sguardie in carta marmorizzata, bross. orig. non conservate. Annotazioni a matita a margine, macchie n.t. ai voll. 2, 3 e 4, in antip. del vol. 1 è stata legata una lettera con timbro a secco del Ministero dell'Agricoltura, del Commercio e dei Lavori pubblici francesi datata 1858 e che attesta il dono dell'opera al sig. Kreinzlin da parte del Ministro in carica. Dedica a Napoleone III. Cfr. Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers, p. 43 e Lorenz, Jordell & Stein, Catalogue générale de la librairie française, III, p. 564 che attesta la presenza delle 9 tavv. f.t. Brunet, Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur des livres, VI, 6365, cita solo l'edizione del 1857-1859. ICCU registra la presenza di questa edizione presso la sola Biblioteca centrale Giovanni Boaga della Facoltà di ingegneria dell'Università degli studi di Roma La Sapienza, mentre la Bibliothèque Nationale de France indica la stessa edizione del nostro esemplare, ma mutilo dell'ultimo volume. Available on request description in English / La description des livres en français est à disposition sur demande / Se envían descripciones de libros a pedida.

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        Index Molluscorum quae in itinere ad Guineam inferiorem collegit Georgius Tams.

      - Cassellis Cattorum, T. Fischer, 1853. 4to (277 x 215mm). pp. (vi), 74 with 10 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Later blue cloth with gilt letterred spine. Scarce and early work on the shells of Guinea (West Africa) collected by G. Tams and described by Dunker. The plates are beautifully handcoloured. A fine copy with blind stamp in the upper margin of some leaves.B.M.(Nat. Hist.)I, 492. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BUFFON (AVEC LA NOMENCLATURE LINNEENNE ET LA CLASSIFICATION DE CUVIER) REVUES SUR L'EDITION IN-4 DE L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE ET ANNOTEES PAR FLOURENS - EN 12 VOLUMES - TOMES 1 A 12.

      GARNIER FRERES 1853 - R300097600: XXXVI + 686 pages + 667 pages + 597 pages + 680 pages + 597 pages + 586 pages + 624 pages + 631 pages + 670 pages + 568 pages + 609 pages + 824 pages - 2 gravures en noir et blanc hors texte, 2 cartes en couleurs hors texte et 3 gravures en couleurs dans le tome 1 (collationnées) - 29 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 2 (collationnées) - 30 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 3 (collationnées) - 22 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 4 (collationnées) - 18 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 5 (collationnées) - 17 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 6 (collationnées) - 17 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 7 (collationnées) - 17 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 8 (collationnées) - 6 gravures en couleurs hors texte dans le tome 9 (collationnées) - pas de gravures dans le tome 10, dans le tome 11 et dans le tome 12 - titre, tomaison, titre de la tomaison et filets dorés sur le dos - contre plats jaspés - 12 photos disponibles. TOME 1 : THEORIE DE LA TERRE HISTOIRE GENERALE DES ANIMAUX - TOME 2 : L'HOMME LES QUADRUPEDES - TOME 3 : LES QUADRUPEDES - TOME 4 : LES SINGES ADDITIONS AUX QUADRUPEDES - TOME 5 : LES OISEAUX - TOME 6 : LES OISEAUX - TOME 7 : LES OISEAUX - TOME 8 : LES OISEAUX - TOME 9 : INTRODUCTION AUX MINERAUX EPOQUES DE LA NATURE - TOME 10 : LES MINERAUX - TOME 11 : LES MINERAUX - TOME 12 : EXPERIENCES SUR LES VEGETAUX ARITHMETIQUE MORALE ET TABLES ANALYTIQUES ET RAISONNEES DES MATIERES CONTENUES DANS L'OUVRAGE ENTIER. In-4 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 508-Histoire naturelle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Buffon (12 Tomes - Complet)

      Garnier Frères, 1853. Avec la nomenclature linnéenne et la classification de Cuvier, revues sur l'édition in - 4° de l'Imprimerie Royale et annotées par M. Flourens, 12 vol. in - 4 (27 x 17,5 cm) reliure demi - chagrin bleu, dos à 4 nefs orné, Garnier Frères, Paris, 1853 - 1855, Tome 1 : Théorie de la Terre - Histoire générale des Animaux, xxxvi - 686 pp. avec 5 planches (dont portrait - frontispice de Buffon et 4 pl. coloriées) ; Tome 2 : L'Hommes - Les Quadrupèdes, 667 pp. avec 24 pl. col. ; Tome 3 : Les Quadrupèdes, 597 pp. avec 30 pl. col. ; Tome 4 : Les Singes - Additions aux quadrupèdes, 680 pp. avec 20 pl. col. ; Tome 5 : Les oiseaux, 597 pp. avec 18 planches col. ; Tome 6 : Les oiseaux, 586 pp. avec 17 planches col. ; Tome 7 : Les oiseaux, 624 pp. avec 17 planches col. Tome 8 : Les oiseaux, 631 pp. avec 17 planches col. ; Tome 9 : 670 pp., 1 f. blanc, 4 pp. et 2 ff. avec 6 pl. ; Tome 10 : Les Minéraux, 569 pp. ; Tome 11 : Les Minéraux, 609 pp. et 1 f. ; Tome 12 : Expériences sur les végétaux, arithmétique morale et Tables analytiques et raisonnées des matières contenues dans l'ouvrage entier, 824 pp. Bon état (qq. légers frott. à la reliure, bel état par ailleurs). Agréable exemplaire collationné, contenant 154 planches toutes rehaussées à l'aquarelle (à l'exception du portrait de Buffon en noir et blanc). Les bibliographies divergent quant au nombre de planches, Nissen en indique seulement 146. Nissen, 704. Français

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        Coup d'oeil sur le Mouvement littéraire et artistique au Midi de la France. Premières années du XIXe siècle. [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Hippolyte Souverain, 1853. 1 vol. in - 12 reliure de l'époque demi - basane verte, Hippolyte Souverain, Paris, 1853, 1 f., 612 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. Très rare exemplaire de cet ouvrage passionnant. L'auteur évoque les peintres et littérateurs lyonnais : Berjon, Guindrand, Perlet, Clara Francia, Barginet, Berthaud, Flandrin, Gallet, Dupasquier, Dubourg, Pitt, Breghot du Lut, Couchaud, Chelles, les poètes improvisateurs : Regaldi, Cicconi, Eugène de Pradel, l'Histoire de la Guitare, le peintre de Toulouse André Pujos, Brillat de Savarin, Jean - Baptiste Coye, les diverses académies et Sociétés littéraires de Lyon, etc... Etat très satisfaisant (coiffes frottées, envoi un peu coupé) Français

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

      Delahaye, Masson, Etc, 1853. - Delahaye, Masson, Etc., Paris, Liège 1853, fort in 8 (16x22cm), Un Vol. relié. - Edizioni originali di questi oggetti e ricordi. Mezza fascia verde. Smooth posteriore con pezzi di titoli neri. Strofinare sulla colonna vertebrale e mascella. Bordi e angoli con carta mancante. Incontro molto interessante e notevole delle piastrine sul colera, riguardanti le numerose epidemie, comprese quelle del 1865 e il 1866, e la battaglia che la medicina impegnata contro questa malattia. - Colera asiatico. La sua natura e il trattamento J. Quaissac. Montpellier e Parigi. Coulet e Baillère. 1875 20pp. - Il colera nell'ospedale Cochin (1865). Studio clinico da Bourneville. Parigi. Delahaye. 1873 48pp. - Il colera è contagioso? dal Dr. Stanski. Parigi. Baillère. 1866 45pp. - Dal 1865 l'epidemia di colera nel Laribosière ospedale osservato dal Dr. EA Langronne. Parigi. Parent. 1866 73pp. Invio l'autore a p. titolo falso. - Nota storica sui focolai di arrondissemnt Clermont seguita da una relazione sulla epidemia Mezel. Anno 1866 da Dr. Nivet. Clermont - Ferrand. F. Thibaud. 1869 20pp. - Memoria sul colera morbo asiatico. Desciption delle galee di Brest relazione ad un focolaio di colera che ha prevalso a questo nel 1849 ... Per Marcellin Duval. Parigi, Brest. Baillère. 1853 84pp. Un tavolo volantino. - Ricerca sul nosologia e il trattamento di un'epidemia di colera visto nelle sue forme e sintomi secondari (epidemie del 1835 e 1866) dal Dr. Besnier. Parigi. Delahaye. 1877 192pp. Invio l'autore. - Cosa ne pensi di colera nel mondo medico. Stato attuale della questione del Dr. L. Corréger. Parigi. Noblet. 1866 32pp. - Preservativi e rimedi di colera alla portata di tutti da P. Poggioli. Parigi. Baillère e figlio. 1866 39pp. Articolo ripetuto 2 volte. - Alcune considerazioni sul trattamento generale del colera dal Sig Davreux. Liegi. Carmanne. 1869 17pp. Articolo ripetuto 2 volte. - Statistiche annotati morti di colera nel distretto di follia - Méricourt (undicesimo distretto) durante i due anni 1865 e 1866 dal Dr. Gery padre. 16pp. Nessuna pagina del titolo. - Contributo allo studio della termometria a colera (visto a Parigi nel 1873 epidemia), dal Dr. H. Gripat. Angers. 1876 30pp. 4 tavoli volantini. - Il colera. Invasività e mezzi profilattici Felix Boureau. Parigi. Delahaye. 1868 47pp. - Studio sul colera dal Dr. Nicaise. Parigi. Baillère. 1868 45pp. - Istruzioni su misure di conservazione adottate a Batna (Algeria) nel corso del 1867 il colera e gli esiti da EI Dukerley. Parigi. Delahaye. 1868 69pp. Una mappa pieghevole. Relazione tra l'epidemia di colera del 1865 presso l'Ospedale di Saint - Antoine dal Dr. C. Decori. Parigi. Delahaye. 1866 91pp. - Infinitamente piccolo incontrato in pazienti affetti da colera. Eziologia, la prevenzione, il trattamento con il colera aveva piastre micrografiche di G. Danet. Parigi. Delahaye. 1873 159pp. 7 pl. - Nota sul trattamento del colera in una divisione della sede di carità rispetto al trattamento del colera negli ospedali civili di Parigi dal Dr. C. Pinel. Riunione del 15 novembre del 1866, 31pp. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales de ces articles et mémoires. Demi Basane verte. Dos lisse avec pièces de titres noirs. Frottements aux coiffes et mors. Bordures et coins avec manques de papier. Très intéressante et remarquable réunion de plaquettes sur le choléra, relatant les nombreuses épidémies, notamment celles de 1865 et 1866, et le combat que la médecine engagea contre cette maladie. - Choléra asiatique. Sa nature et son traitement par J. Quaissac. Montpellier et Paris. Coulet et Baillère. 1875. 20pp. - Le choléra à l'hopital Cochin (1865). Etude clinique par Bourneville. Paris. Delahaye. 1873. 48pp. - Le choléra est - il contagieux ? par le dr Stanski. Paris. Baillère. 1866. 45pp. - Du choléra épidémique de 1865 observé à l'hopital Laribosière par le dr E.A Langronne . Paris. Parent. 1866. 73pp. Envoi de l'auteur sur la p. de faux titre. - Notice historique sur les épidémies de l'arrondissemnt de Clermont suivi d'un rapport sur l'épidémie de Mezel. Année 1866. Par le dr Nivet. Clermont - Ferrand. F. Thibaud. 1869. 20pp. - Mémoire sur le choléra morbus asiatique. Desciption du bagne de Brest, relation d'une épidémie de choléra qui a régné dans cet établissement en 1849... Par Marcellin Duval. Paris, brest. Baillère. 1853. 84pp. Un tableau dépliant. - Recherches sur la nosographie et le traitement de choléra épidémique considéré dans ses formes et ses accidents secondaires (épidémies de 1835 et 1866) par le Dr Besnier. Paris. Delahaye. 1877. 192pp. Envoi de l'auteur. - Ce qu'on pense du choléra dans le monde médical. Etat actuel de cette question par le dr L. Corréger. Paris. Noblet. 1866. 32pp. - Préservatifs et remèdes du choléra à la portée de tout le monde par P. Poggioli. Paris. Baillère et fils. 1866. 39pp. Article répété 2 fois. - Quelques considérations sur la thérapeutique générale du choléra par M. Davreux. Liège. Carmanne. 1869. 17pp. Article répété 2 fois. - Statistique annotée des décès cholériques du quartier de la folie - Méricourt (XIe arrondissement) pendant les deux années 1865 et 1866 par le Dr Géry père. 16pp. Sans page de titre. - Contribution à l'étude de la thermométrie dans le choléra (épidémie observée à Paris en 1873) par le Dr H. Gripat. Angers. 1876. 30pp. 4 tableaux dépliants. - Choléra. Mode de propagation et moyens préservatifs par Félix Boureau. Paris. Delahaye. 1868. 47pp. - Etude sur le choléra par le docteur Nicaise. Paris. Baillère. 1868. 45pp. - Notice sur les mesures de préservation prises à Batna (Algérie) pendant le choléra de 1867 et sur leurs résultats par E. I. Dukerley. Paris. Delahaye. 1868. 69pp. Une carte dépliante. Relation de l'épidémie de choléra de 1865 à l'hôpital Saint - Antoine par le Dr C. Decori. Paris. Delahaye. 1866. 91pp. - Des infiniment petits rencontrés chez les cholériques. Etiologie, prophylaxie et traitement eu choléra avec planches micrographiques par G. Danet. Paris. Delahaye. 1873. 159pp. 7 pl. - Notice sur le traitement du choléra dans une division du bureau de bienfaisance comparé au traitement du choléra dans les hôpitaux civils de Paris par le Dr C. Pinel. Séance du 15 novembre 1866. 31pp.

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        Bleak House

      Bradbury and Evans 1853 - Bound in green 3/4 morocco leather. Five raised bands. Gilt lettering on spine. Spine faded to brown. T.e.g. Original part Nos. XIX & XX (adverts only) bound in at the back. Bookplate. Near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Polen en Hongarije voor en gedurende den vrijheids-oorlog [vrijheidsoorlog] in 1849; in geschiedkundige schetsen. Naar het onuitgegeven oorspronkelijk handschrift bewerkt. [= La Pologne et la Hongrie avant et pendant la guerre de 1849. Esquisses historiques par le Comte Sobolewski, Capitaine des Lanciers polonais pendant cette guerre et membre d'honneur de la société polonaise historique. Publié d'après son manuscrit].

      Utrecht, D. Post Uiterweer, Firma Van Heijningen & Post Uiterweer, 1853.. Duodecimo. Pp. 235, (1). Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in contemporary calf and marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, worn; cloth corners, marbled endpapers; part of spine has been replaced in the past with matching cloth by expert hand, inner hinges neatly reinforced with cloth. Small old shelf ticket to spine, old military institutional stamps to blank prelim and half-title. In good condition, very good internally, rather clean and fresh. ~ First edition, translated from an unpublished French manuscript which would have the title “La Pologne et la Hongrie avant et pendant la guerre de 1849. Esquisses historiques par le Comte Sobolewski, Capitaine des Lanciers polonais pendant cette guerre et membre d'honneur de la société polonaise historique”. Count J. (Joseph? Jean?) W. Sobolewski was captain in the Polish Lancers during Hungary's War of Independence. The identity of the translator remains a mystery and, indeed, under what circumstances came the manuscript to his possession. Extremely rare.

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        DISCOVERIES IN THE RUINS OF NINEVEH AND BABYLON With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert: Being the Result of a Second Expedition Undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum

      London: John Murray. Very Good. 1853. Hardcover. 3/4 leather boards with light rubbing to extremities and spine browned. Bold marbled endpapers and edges. Internally a tight copy, NF, with all fold outs present; Numerous steel engravings. Bound in one volume ; 8vo; 686 pages .

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        Polen en Hongarije voor en gedurende den vrijheids-oorlog [vrijheidsoorlog] in 1849; in geschiedkundige schetsen. Naar het onuitgegeven oorspronkelijk handschrift bewerkt. [= La Pologne et la Hongrie avant et pendant la guerre de 1849. Esquisses historiques par le Comte Sobolewski, Capitaine des Lanciers polonais pendant cette guerre et membre d'honneur de la société polonaise historique. Publié d'après son manuscrit].

      Utrecht, D. Post Uiterweer, Firma Van Heijningen & Post Uiterweer 1853 - Duodecimo. Pp. 235, (1). Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in contemporary calf and marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, worn; cloth corners, marbled endpapers; part of spine has been replaced in the past with matching cloth by expert hand, inner hinges neatly reinforced with cloth. Small old shelf ticket to spine, old military institutional stamps to blank prelim and half-title. In good condition, very good internally, rather clean and fresh. ~ First edition, translated from an unpublished French manuscript which would have the title "La Pologne et la Hongrie avant et pendant la guerre de 1849. Esquisses historiques par le Comte Sobolewski, Capitaine des Lanciers polonais pendant cette guerre et membre d'honneur de la société polonaise historique". Count J. (Joseph? Jean?) W. Sobolewski was captain in the Polish Lancers during Hungary's War of Independence. The identity of the translator remains a mystery and, indeed, under what circumstances came the manuscript to his possession. Extremely rare.

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        Schloßansicht, "Haupt - Ansicht des Schlosses ( Vorderseite )".

      - farb. Lithographie m. Bordüre v. Winckelmann u. Söhne n. C. Graeb b. Ferdinand Riegel in Potsdam, 1853, 28 x 40,5 Drescher/Kroll, Nr. 615 und Abb. 255. Nicht bei Giersberg/Schendel. - Seltene Ansicht ! Blick von der Gartenseite

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        LA VIE DE N. S. JESUS CHRIST ECRITE PAR LES QUATRES EVANGELISTES cohordonnee, expliquee et developpee par les Saints Peres, les Docteurs et les Orateurs les plus celebres ....

      Abel Pilon, 1853. Due volumi grandi in folio, pelle editoriale impressa a secco ai piatti, titolo ai dorsi a 5 nervi decorati in oro, tagli a foglia d'oro, segnalibri in seta, sguardie setate, bianche, occhielli, antiporte, 160, 111 pp., un totale di 130 tavole con incisioni in acciaio "sur chine" intercalate, opera di grandi incisori francesi e che riprendono in molti casi le originali opere cinquecentesche dei fratelli Wierks e di Collaert che arricchivano l'editio princeps di estrema rarità. Splendido insieme in condizioni perfette, di grandissima qualità ed anch'esso ormai scarsissimamente reperibile. Opera di profondo afflato, spettacolare iconografia. Ricca e magnifica

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        Monument a la gloire de Marie. Litanies de la Trés - Sainte Vierge illustrées accompagnées de méditations

      Libraire Catholique de P. - J. Camus, 1853. in - 8 Tagli colorati e con motivo a giglio punzonato e dorato. Sporadiche leggere fioriture ma ottimo stato di conservazione

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        THE TWENTY-FOUR BOOKS OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES, CAREFULLY TRANSLATED ACCORDING TO THE MASSORETIC TEXT, AFTER THE BEST JEWISH AUTHORITIES. TORAH, NEVI'IM VE-KHETUVIM.

      Cincinnati ; Chicago : From the American Hebrew Pub. House, the Bloch Pub. and Print. Co, 1853 [1870s?]. Original Full Leather, 16mo, [6], iii-xii, 1243 pages. 17 cm. Title in Hebrew at head of title. The scarce Chicago Bloch edition, retaining the copyright page date of 1853, but probably published in the 1870s given the inclusion of the ?Advertisement to the London Edition" (which appeared in 1865, with 7 holdings in OCLC,) and its mid-19th Century calf binding. Bloch?s first office in Chicago dates to the 1870s, and Bloch did also publish an 1884 edition, but, unlike our copy, it lists the 1884 date and only Cincinnati (not Chicago, as this copy does) and contains 1236 pages (not 1243 as ours does). A Bloch publication of Leeser?s bible could almost certainly not have occurred before Leeser?s death in 1868, given the enmity between the Leader of American Orthodoxy and the Reform-oriented publishing house owned by Isaac M. Wise? brother-in-law, Edward Bloch. Leeser, famously, had printed an ?anonymous attack on Wise signed ?Lawyers? in the pages of his Occident shortly after the appearance of Minhag Amerika in 1857; this anti-Reform rejoinder singled out Bloch & Co. for allegedly keeping its store open on the Jewish Sabbath and closing it on Sunday, the Christian Sabbath? (Singerman). In our Bloch copy, the copyright is still held by Isaac Leeser; It was not until 1888 that ?his [Bloch?s] firm obtained the copyright of this popular and frequently reprinted landmark text.? OCLC lists only 2 holdings of the Chicago Bloch [1853] edition (Andrews University in Michigan and the Community of Christ library in Missouri), both in the Midwest, perhaps reflecting Bloch?s still-Midwestern orientation at the time. Indeed, not many years later, Bloch left Chicago completely and moved its second headquarters to New York. This edition not listed in Singerman nor in Goldman. Edgewear to leather boards and many pages. Spine professionally rebacked. Good Condition thus. (AMR-38-23)

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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. William Pickering, London. 1853. In - 12.Carré. Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs. 207 pages. Titre doré sur le dos. Tranche dorée. Coiffes légèrement abîmées. (Rare) Compiled by George Russell French, Author of a Concise Genealogical History of England, or The Ancestry of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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        [ON SATURN] Sur les Dimensions des Anneaux de Saturne // Memoires de L'Academie Imperiale des Sciences de Saint-Petersbourg. Sixieme Serie. Sciences Mathematique et Physiques. Tome V. [i.e. The Dimensions of the Rings of Saturn // Memoirs of Imperial Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg. 6 series. Mathematics and Physics. Vol. 5]

      St. Petersburg: de L'Imprimerie de L'Academie Imperiale des Sciences, 1853. 403-548, [2] pp. 4vo. Original blue wrappers with a decorative border on the covers. Uncut. A very good copy. The front cover detached from the spine, tears on the spine and covers, two spots on the end cover. Rare. First and only edition. Report on discovering and measuring the Saturn rings. Otto Vasilevich Struve (1819-1905) was a Russian astronomer, a leading member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, second in the unique astronomical dynasty which lasted for more than a century. He started working with his father at Pulkovo Observatory and headed it between 1862 and 1889. The American astronomer Benjamin Gould said that Struve made Pulkovo Observatory "the astronomical capital of the world". Struve discovered more than 500 double stars, observed planets and their satellites, comets and nebulae. He won the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1850. Among his many achievements he also measured the rings of Saturn and discovered (in parallel with other researchers and almost at the same time) the dark inner ring of Saturn. Struve also devised the ring naming system still used today. It is interesting that Otto was the first scientist of the Struve family to visit the United States. The visit served several purposes, not only providing an opportunity to purchase optics for the new 30-inch telescope in Pulkovo, but more significantly it was a part of a long-term Russia-US astronomy partnership during the 19th century. As a result of Struve's initiative, two US astronomers were appointed Foreign Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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        The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments : and other rites and ceremonies of the church, according to the use of the Church of England and Ireland; together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or

      or said in churches; and the form and manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of bishops, priests, and deacons. Oxford : Printed at the University Press; sold by E. Gardner and son, Oxford Bible Warehouse, Paternoster Row, London ; And J. and - C. Mozley, Derby. M.DCCC.LIII [ 1853. ] 24mo. ( 140mm. ) Pp. [ 576 ]. Contents clean and bright. Each page within rules and ruled headpiece. Preliminary leaf with owners name and address in ink and circular embossed stamp of Swinnerton and Brown, Booksellers and Stationers. Macclesfield. BOUND WITH Proper Lessons to be read at Morning and Evening Prayer . Oxford : At the University Press, . M.D.CCC.LIII Pp. [12], [1] 2 - 240 [2]. AND The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour . . Oxford : No date . Unpaginated . AND A New Version of the Psalms of David . by N. Brady and N. Tate. . Oxford : Printed at the University Press, . M.DCCC.LIII. Unpaginated. The Proper Lessons and New Testament have the same continuous registe , The Psalms has a separate register. Leaves with the most elaborate gauffered edges of fleur-de-lys. Chocolate brown morocco richly gilt with fleur-de-lys in gilt and blind designs in the central panel enclosed by double gilt and blind single rule frames. The spine with five raised bands , the panels with gilt floral designs each enclosed within a double gilt rule frames, the title Church Sevices lettered direct. Marbled end-papers, gilt inner dentelles. Three integral silk page markers. Original black morocco slipcase with fold-over lid. In all a sumptuous and magnificent binding in fine condition. Griffiths 1853 /15.

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        Teorica del Codice penale. Edizione aumentata nel Belgio 1) Di una bibliografia del diritto criminale 2) Della conferenza colle opere di Bentham Rossi Dupin Berenger de Molénes .. 3) Delle decisioni della Corte di Cassazione e delle Corti reali di Francia .. 4) Di una esposizione delle leggi del Belgio che han derogato al Codice Penale .. 5) Di una esposizione delle Legislazioni straniere .. . Contenente il testo del Codice penale francese i lavori preparatori di esso le disposizioni analoghe de' Codici del 1791 dell'anno IV e della legge di revisione del 1823 .. per cura di J.S.G. Nypels. Prima versione italiana cui fan corredo 1) I confronti colle leggi penali napolitane .. . 2) La giurisprudenza della Corte Suprema e delle Corti Criminali napolitane. 3) Le conferenze colle opere dei più riputati giureconsulti napolitani eseguita nello studio dell'Avv. Leopoldo Tarantini

      Stabilimento dell'Antologia Legale di Domenico Capasso, 1853 - 1856. in - 8 3 voll Piccola macchia coeva di inchiostro lungo il bordo di un volume

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        A Manual of Photography

      Griffin, London, 1853. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. HUNT, ROBERT. A Manual of Photography, London and Glasgow: Griffin and Co., 1853. Octavo, third edition enlarged, pp. 8 (ads), x, 321, 2 (ads), 15 (Griffin's Scientific Circular dated March 1852), rebound in quarter calf and orange cloth, color frontis, two title pages, the second identifying this book as a volume of Coleridge's Encyclopaedia Metropolitana, engraved illustrations. See Gernsheim's Incunabula of British Photographic Literature, 714, which says this is the third edition of Hunt's 1841 Popular Treatise on the Art of Photography. The Truthful Lens, p. 17, says Hunt, as editor of The Art-Union, "was more than any other individual responsible for the subversion of Talbot's monopoly." William Henry Fox Talbot at that time had a patent on the most significant photographic process to date. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn with minor loss at head of spine. Leaves tight, age toned, a few small stains. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 19th century; Photography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52148. .

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        Bilder aus der Hessischen Vorzeit.

      Darmstadt Jonghaus G 1853 - 4 Bll., 474 SS. u. 51 lithogr.Tafeln, teils mehrfach gefalt., teils mit Tongrund, 8°, Ppbd. d. Zt. (l. fl., ber. u. best.) Stempel auf dem Titel, verso gelöschter Stempel. - Mit Ansichten von Battenberg, Münzenberg, Merlau, Jägertal bei Romrod, Lichtenberg, Staufenberg u.a. - Innen tadellos sauber und wohl erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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