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        Bleak House

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853. First Edition. Octavo. First state according to Smith with the exception of p. 184, line 29. 624pp., illustrated by H.K. Brown (Phiz) and with all ten dark plates present. An exceptional copy with only light scattered foxing to some plates but mostly clean and bright. Handsomely bound(not signed) in full tan polished calf, boards doubled ruled in gilt, raised bands git with compartments fully gilt decorated, black and blue contrasting leather labels gilt, marbled endpapers. A very nice copy.

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        Traité de Paléontologie ou histoire naturelle des animaux fossiles. Atlas [Mollusca pls 46-85]

      1853-1857 1853 - 77 pp., 110 pls, half-linen bound gr. 4

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        [COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS RELATING TO A LITTLE KNOWN INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT IN THE CHINCHA ISLANDS NEAR PERU, INVOLVING UNITED STATES VESSELS OF THE PACIFIC SQUADRON, AN AMERICAN MERCHANT, THE PERUVIAN GOVERNMENT, AND BRITISH CHARGÉS D'AFFAIRES AT LIMA AND SANTIAGO]

      1853. Approximately [35]pp. Folio lettersheets. Overall condition is quite good. This small collection of manuscript documents reveals the details of a fascinating international incident between the American navy and the Peruvian government. According to one of the documents, a group of American shipmasters at the Chincha Islands complained about ill treatment by the local Peruvian commandante. Among other things, an American sailor was put in irons for killing a pelican. Ultimately the tiff was smoothed over by British officials. Most of the documents are contemporary manuscript copies of letters between various American naval officers, British Rear Admiral Fairfax Moresby, and the British chargés d'affaires at Lima and Santiago. Among the Americans making complaints was Theodorus Bailey, commander of the Defiance and a distinguished naval officer of the Pacific Squadron. A few of the documents concern a related or perhaps different incident in which the cargo of an American merchant named Cunningham was seized by Peruvian authorities. In the 1850s the Chincha Islands provided a valuable source of natural fertilizer, a commerce monopolized by the Peruvian government. An interesting example of gunboat diplomacy and the edgy relationship between Latin American countries and the U.S. in the period.

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        Bleak House

      Bradbury & Evans, UK 1853 - 1st Edition 1853. Illustrated by H K Browne. Wonderful three quarter leather bound book. Raised bands, speckled page edges, gilt work. 624 pages. 40 plates which include the frontispiece, title-page and the 10 "dark plates". Has all three typographical errors associated with the First Edition, First Issue: P.19, line 6: "elgble"; P.209, line 23: "chair" instead of "hair"; and P.275, line 22: "counsinship" instead of "cousinship". Book is near fine and very bright. Contents are good but all plates as normal very foxed and age toned. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Broadside. Begins: "A los venezolanos.

      New-York Folio. [1] p.. 21 October 1853 In this address to his fellow Venezuelans, Paéz (1790–1873), the exiled general and former president — who would serve as president yet again in the early 1860s— denies any part in revolutionary conspiracies against the regime of General José Gregorio Monagas (1798–1858), then ruling Venezuela. Páez probably drew upon the pen of D. Antonio José de Irisarri (1786–1868) for the composition of this publication. Handsomely printed on a single sheet, in two columns. Rare: We fail to trace this piece of exile writing via WorldCat, NUC Pre-1956, or Palau. In good/very good condition, save for short tears to margins. Good Venezuelan item.

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        Peace War and Adventure. 2 Vols.

      Longman et al., London. 1853 - xi, 282pp + viii, 325pp. Field Train of the Artillery during the Peninsular War, fought with the British in Washington, Baltimore, later New Orleans, recruited to the British Legion-fought Columbia under Bolivar, returning to England in 1820; to the surprise of his family who thought him dead, became Governor of House of Correction at Cold Bath Fields. Light wear to leather, labels-1 missing, 2 damaged, some light foxing to first blanks, otherwise clean and tight. 1.2kg Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SUNDRY AMUSEMENTS IN THE MINES [caption title]

      San Francisco: Lith. & Published by Quirot & Co., 1853. Pictorial letter sheet on grey paper, 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches. With blank conjugate leaf attached. Minor edge and corner wear. Manuscript numbering in upper right. Rear blank leaf with minor soiling, dampstaining on lower right of both leaves, slightly affecting image. About very good. A pictoral letter sheet presenting a sardonic view of the diversions available to miners in California, depicted in four woodcut vignettes, each showing two men engaged in various activities. The first image, "A Sundays Amusements," shows the two miners washing their clothes in a stream and hanging them in a nearby tree; in the second, "A Daily Pleasure," the scowling men cook dinner in a log cabin while a dog watches on; the third piece, "Occupation for Rainy Days," depicts the dishevelled figures in their tent as they set about repairing boots and pants; in the final vignette, "A Pleasant Surprise," the two miners open the flaps of their tent to discover a bear inside, warming its hands at their fire. The letter is undated, but the lithographer C. Quirot operated his own print shop under the name of Quirot & Co. in San Francisco from 1851 to 1853. The lithographers Britton & Rey took over Quirot's press, and reused several of his stones, including this one, but this is the first edition. BAIRD, CALIFORNIA'S PICTORIAL LETTER SHEETS 268. CLIFFORD LETTER SHEET COLLECTION 276. PALMQUIST, PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE FAR WEST, p.451. PETERS, CALIFORNIA ON STONE, p.78 & plate 39 (ref).

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        Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1852.

      Robert Armstrong, Public Printer,, Washington DC: 1853 - Complete volume with all the maps, the Coast Survey for 1852 includes maps and charts extending from the Atlantic coast's Davis' South shoal (off Nantucket, Massachusetts) down to the Gulf and Galveston Bay, and of the California coast including San Francisco. "The City of San Francisco and its Vicinity" plan extends from Point San Quentin up to Tonquin Shoal, and shows all the wharfs and street grid laid out. The San Clemente Harbor and Cuyler's Harbor map with two engraved views of the harbors by William Birch McMurtrie (1816 - 1872) (J. No. 5), and 17 additional McMurtrie engraved views at 'Western coast from San Francisco to San Diego' (J. No. 9).The maps and charts include these named locations: Davis' South shoal, Chincoteague Inlet, Seacoast of Delaware, Maryland, and part of Virginia, Cape Fear, Ocracoke Inlet, New River, Hatteras Inlet, Savannah River, North and South Edisto and Saint Helena Sound, Cedar Keys, Bahia Honda, Key Biscayne, Key West and Dry Tortugas, Key West Harbor, St. Marks, Mobile Bay, Horn Island Pass, Cat Island tides, Galveston Bay, San Francisco Bay and Vicinity, Monterey Harbor, Catalina Harbor, San Pedro Harbor, City of San Francisco and Vicinity, Cuyler's Harbor, Harbors of Santa Cruz, San Simeon, Coxo and San Luis Obispo, Western coast from San Francisco to San Diego, and Columbia River.The map numbered G, No. 3, "Reconnaissance of the Bar and Channel of St. Marks" appears twice, both at its intended location and again at H, No. 3 (Reconnaissance of the Passes of the Delta of the Mississippi"), evidently a printer's error.4to, vi, [4], [3]-173pp, [3] pages, [37] folded leaves of plates. Black gilt stamped buckram, with gilt title at front board and spine. Corners bumped, spine ends chipped and cloth split along spine edges. Internally, blank ownership plate laid down at front paste down, ownership stamp 'C. C. Vermeule' at ffep. Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule was a topographer who undertook the first large scale topographical survey of New Jersey. The folding maps in very good condition; the California maps especially bright and clean. OCLC: 8352527. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        6 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      La Roche-en-Brenil u.a., 1853-1861. Zus. 17 S., 8°. „Charles de Montalembert entstammte einer alteingesessenen Familie aus dem Angoumois, die zahlreiche Persönlichkeiten hervorgebracht hatte [...]. Sein Vater Marc-René de Montalembert floh 1792 vor der Terrorherrschaft und bekämpfte die Französische Revolution auf Seiten der Royalisten. 1808 heiratete er Élise Rosée Forbes, Tochter eines protestantischen Schotten, der in Indien und Afrika Forschungsreisen unternommen hatte. 1810 kam Charles als Erstgeborener in London zur Welt und wuchs bis 1819 bei seinem Großvater mütterlicherseits in Stanmore, einem Londoner Ortsteil, auf. Nach seiner Ankunft in Paris absolvierte er zunächst das Lycée Bourbon und wurde bald ein begabter Student. Unter Einfluss des britischen politischen Systems entwickelte er liberale Ideen. Die Konversion seiner Mutter zum katholischen Glauben im Jahre 1822 verstärkte seine religiöse Bindung. Als Student fand er Zeit zur Bildung eines bedeutenden intellektuellen und mondänen Bekanntenkreises. Er verkehrte im Salon von Delphine Gay und besuchte die Philosophievorlesungen von Victor Cousin. Nach der Julirevolution von 1830 wurde er 1831 Pair von Frankreich. Nach der Revolution von 1848/49 wurde er Abgeordneter der verfassunggebenden Versammlung und der Legislative der Zweiten Französischen Republik sowie der Legislative im Zweiten Kaiserreich. Er war Befürworter der konstitutionellen Monarchie sowie des Liberalismus. Als einer der wichtigsten französischen Theoretiker des liberalen Katholizismus setzte er sich für die Presse- und Vereinigungsfreiheit sowie das Selbstbestimmungsrecht der Völker ein. 1851 wurde er zum Mitglied der Académie française ernannt. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius\' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend eine Kleinschrift Montalemberts (Discours [...] sur la position des chrétiens de Syrie. Paris, 1845. 8 S.). - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Montalembert, Charles Forbes René, Comte de, Mislin, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        The Administration of the East India Company; A History of Indian Progress.

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1853. Octavo (217 × 136 mm). Later tree calf by Bickers, red and green morocco contrast labels, raised bands with gilt dotted roll, compartments with scrolled foliate corner-pieces, pomegranate centre-tool, twined Greek key and olive branch penal to the boards, foliate edge-roll, marbled edges and endpapers, rope-twist roll gilt to the turn-ins. Light shelfwear, slightly chafed head and tail of the spine and the joints, pale browning of the text-block, overall very good. First edition. "I offer this volume to the public as a contribution to the general stock of information relating to India and her affairs - information which, in the present juncture, it is very desirable to possess. It contains much that is scattered over a great number of printed books, and much besides that is not to be found in any printed books" (author's Preface). Kaye was educated at Salisbury, Eton and Addiscombe. In 1832 he went to India as a cadet in the Bengal artillery. Following ill health, he resigned from the army in 1841, and devoted himself to writing, joining the staff of the Bengal Harkaru ('The atlas'). "He started the Calcutta Review in 1844, editing it and contributing nearly fifty articles on political, military, and social subjects. In 1845 Kaye returned to England for a professional literary career. In 1856 he entered the home civil service of the East India Company, and on the transfer of the government of India to the crown in 1858, he succeeded John Stuart Mill as secretary of the foreign department of the India Office Â…His works are still used by historians" (ODNB). A very handsome copy with the armorial bookplate of the mining magnate Sir Julius Wernher to the front pastedown.

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        Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1852.

      Washington DC:: Robert Armstrong, Public Printer,. 1853.. Hardcover. Very good overall. Complete volume with all the maps, the Coast Survey for 1852 includes maps and charts extending from the Atlantic coast's Davis' South shoal (off Nantucket, Massachusetts) down to the Gulf and Galveston Bay, and of the California coast including San Francisco. "The City of San Francisco and its Vicinity" plan extends from Point San Quentin up to Tonquin Shoal, and shows all the wharfs and street grid laid out. The San Clemente Harbor and Cuyler's Harbor map with two engraved views of the harbors by William Birch McMurtrie (1816 - 1872) (J. No. 5), and 17 additional McMurtrie engraved views at 'Western coast from San Francisco to San Diego' (J. No. 9). The maps and charts include these named locations: Davis' South shoal, Chincoteague Inlet, Seacoast of Delaware, Maryland, and part of Virginia, Cape Fear, Ocracoke Inlet, New River, Hatteras Inlet, Savannah River, North and South Edisto and Saint Helena Sound, Cedar Keys, Bahia Honda, Key Biscayne, Key West and Dry Tortugas, Key West Harbor, St. Marks, Mobile Bay, Horn Island Pass, Cat Island tides, Galveston Bay, San Francisco Bay and Vicinity, Monterey Harbor, Catalina Harbor, San Pedro Harbor, City of San Francisco and Vicinity, Cuyler's Harbor, Harbors of Santa Cruz, San Simeon, Coxo and San Luis Obispo, Western coast from San Francisco to San Diego, and Columbia River. The map numbered G, No. 3, "Reconnaissance of the Bar and Channel of St. Marks" appears twice, both at its intended location and again at H, No. 3 (Reconnaissance of the Passes of the Delta of the Mississippi"), evidently a printer's error. 4to, vi, [4], [3]-173pp, [3] pages, [37] folded leaves of plates. Black gilt stamped buckram, with gilt title at front board and spine. Corners bumped, spine ends chipped and cloth split along spine edges. Internally, blank ownership plate laid down at front paste down, ownership stamp 'C. C. Vermeule' at ffep. Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule was a topographer who undertook the first large scale topographical survey of New Jersey. The folding maps in very good condition; the California maps especially bright and clean. OCLC: 8352527.

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        Tanglewood Tales, For Girls and Boys; Being A Second Wonder-Book

      Ticknor, Reed, And Fields,, Boston: 1853 - First Printing Very good+ in original green, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text and gilt decorations on the spine and decorated embossed front and rear boards. At the front of the book is the publisher's eight pages of ads dated August 1853 listing this title as "Just Out" and without a price. There is a Christmas, 1853 gift inscription on the first page following the ads. A 16mo measuring 6 1/2" by 4 1/4" with some of the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn through to the underling spine lining and the cloth at the lower tips of the boards also slightly worn through. There is an early prior owner's small book plate on the front paste down. The book is contained within a recent, cloth covered chemise and a 1/4 leather and green cloth slip case with gilt text stamping and raised bands on the spine end. 336 pages of text. A collection of six short stories based on Greek mythology and written for children. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and six plates by Hammatt Billings. This is the printing with only the imprint of Boston Stereotype Foundry and no mention of the printer, Geo. C. Rand on the copyright page which conforms to the earliest printed copies as noted by Jacob Blanck in Peter Parley to Penrod. (BAL, 7614; Peter Parley to Penrod, p.10) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life in Abyssinia Three Years Residence and Travels

      

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        Narrative of the Voyage of HMS Herald during the Years 1845 51

      

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        Life in Abyssinia

      

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        Tanglewood Tales Another Wonder Book

      

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        Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs.

      G. Willis (Bd. 7 Willis and Sotheran)., London 1853 - (New edition). 7 vol. London, G. Willis (Bd. 7 Willis and Sotheran). 1853-1857. 8°. Mit 434 (426 kolor.) lithographierten Tafeln (von 435). Grüne Maroquin-Bde. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfiletierung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Ganzgoldschnitt. Schönes, dekoratives Exemplar. 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). Sprache: Englisch Grüne Maroquin-Bde. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfiletierung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Ganzgoldschnitt.

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        Usi e costumi di Napoli e contorni descritti e dipinti...

      Stabilimento Tipografico del Cav. G. Nobile 1853 - 1858 8vo (cm. 25), 2 Voll.; XIX - 324, 340 pp. Complessive 100 tavv. f.t. (protette da velina) incise su rame e finimente colorate a mano raffiguranti costumi e scene popolari. Legature coeve in mz. pergamena con fili e titoli impressi in oro al ds. Piccola scritta sulle carte di guardia libere ed altra (datata 1872) sui frontis. Lievi, sporadiche fioriture ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione originale.

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        Bleak House

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1853 First Edition, First issue. Bradbury and Evans, London, 1853. 3/4 Morocco. Book Condition: Fine H.K. Browne (illustrator). With the half-title, frontispiece, vignette title, Pp. [v], viii-xvi + [1]-624 pages. Contains, as called for with the first issue, three typographical errors; p. 19, line 6: "elgble"; p. 209, line 23: "chair" instead of "hair"; and p. 275, line 22: "counsinship" instead of "cousinship". With 40 inserted plates (ten dark plates) including frontispiece with tissue guard and vignette title by H.K. Browne. Bound in fine original 3/4 morocco leather over marbled boards, gilt stamped spine with 5 raised bands. A simply beautiful copy.

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        Ornithologie de la Savoie ou Histoire des oiseaux qui vivent en Savoie à l'état sauvage soit constamment, soit passagèrement.

      Chambéry, J. Perrin, 1853-1854., Paris,J.-B. Clarey ; - 4 volumes in-8 (208x130 mm.), XII-404 pp., 27 pl. (dont la pl. 5 bis.) ; 499 pp., 28 pl. ; 509 pp., 24 pl. ; 485 pp., 31 pl. ; demi basane d'époque, dos lisse orné de filets dorés. Ouvrage peu courant, bien complet des 110 planches lithographiées, quelques oiseaux ont été finement coloriés à l'époque. Bel exemplaire en dépit de quelques rousseurs éparses sur les planches et du dernier f. de table du t.3 déchiré en 2 parties qui a été doublé.Jean-Baptiste Bailly (1822 - 1880) est un ornithologue français, il participa à la fondation de la Société d'histoire naturelle de Savoie (1844) et fut le conservateur du Muséum de Chambéry. Ronsil 130, Perret 225 "ouvrage de référence sur les oiseaux en Savoie, très rare complet et recherché." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarium Sinico - Latinum auctore... Meliori ordine digestum, characteribus sinicis ad voces in phrasibus appositis, et ad puriorem pronunciationem redactum et... Labore, cura ac diligentia Hieronimy Mangieri A S. Arsenio

      Hong Kong. Propaganda Fide. 1853Cm. 27x20,50; pp. XVIII, (2), 1024, (6). Brossura editoriale a stampa, piccolo foro di tarlo a punta di spillo nel margine bianco delle prime 50 pagine. Parzialmente intonso. Cofanetto moderno 690 / P

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        Die Schweiz, Tyrol, Steyermark, das Rhein- Elbe- und Donaugebiet. Special-Karten zu Försters Deutschland und allen anderen Reisehandbüchern.

      Literarisch-artistische Anstalt der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, München 1853 - 8°. 2 Bll., mit 1 Übersichtskarte (als Vorsatz) u. 26 (dplblgr. u. meist gef.) gest. Karten, OLwd. mit Deckeltit. +++ Sehr seltener Reiseatlas (über KVK im deutschsprachigen Raum nur 2 Exemplare - Slg. Woldan u. Univ. Basel - nachweisbar) zu Försters Handbuch für Deutschland mit Karten ¿ für diejenigen Theile Deutschlands und der Schweiz, welche nicht auf Eisenbahnen schnell durchflogen werden¿ können (Vorwort).- Enth.: Bayrisches Gebirge; Die Donau von Ulm bis Pressburg (4 Bll.); Die sächsische Schweiz; Das Erzgebirge und die Elbe; Rhein- u. Moselgebiet (6 Bll.); Salzburger Hochgebirge (nicht in Schaup); Schweiz (5 Bll.); Steiermark (3 Bll.); Tirol (3 Bll.), Venetianisches Gebiet.- +++ Rücken etwas ausgeblichen, Papier stockfleckig besonders auf unbedruckter Rückseite der Karten, die Karten im Bildteil mit kaum sichtbaren hellen Stockflecken, durchgängiger Wasserfleck an unteren Außenkanten, der mal mehr mal weniger sichtbar ist. Karten Schweiz teils v. privat grenzkoloriert. Besitzstempel a. T. (¿Schloss Neresheim¿). Einbandzustand gut, nicht bestoßen. Bindung fest. Gesamzustand befriedigend bis ausreichend. +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ Mehr Fotos u. Infos gerne über die Schaltfläche ¿Frage an den Anbieter¿. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A List of Natural Flies That Are Taken by Trout, Grayling, and Smelt, in the Streams of Ripon

      Printed and Published by W. Harrison, Ripon 1853 - First edition, second issue, with addenda. 8 plates printed verso and recto and another. 154 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth. Slightly cocked, but almost fine. Booplate of Arthur Howard Thompson 8 plates printed verso and recto and another. 154 pp. 1 vols. 8vo First edition, second issue, with addenda. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Meyer`s Groschen-Bibliothek der Deutschen Classiker für alle Stände. Eine Anthologie in 300 Bändchen. Komplett in 47 Bänden.

      Hildburghausen: Bibliographisches Institut ; New York : Meyer o.J. ( 1848 - 1853 ) - Sehr gutes Exemplar der Erstausgabe dieser Sammlung. Vereinzelt mit minimalen Altersspuren, einige wenige Papierlagen gebräunt, schönes einheitlich gebundenes Exemplar. Wie meist wurden die einzelnen Bändchen auch in unserem Exemplar ohne erkennbare Ordnung in Sammelbände mit jeweils 4 - 8 Nummern zusammengefasst. Komplette Exemplare dieser ab 1848 wöchentlich erschienenen Reihe sind recht selten. Ab 1853 erschienen noch 65 Supplementbände , da sich der deutsche Literaturkanon für eine 300-bändige Reihe als zu umfangreich herausstellte und es auch diverse Reklamationen des Lesepublikums gab, die das Fehlen bestimmter Autoren bemängelten . Nachzulesen in einem der vorliegenden Bändchen in dem Artikel: ` Anzeige die Vervollständigung der Groschenbibliothek betreffend ` . Diese Zusatzbändchen fehlen in unserer Sammlung, die nur das ursprüngliche Grundwerk umfasst. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 12°. Mit zahlreichen Kupferportraits . Zus. ca. 30000 S. Leinenbände d.Z. mit Rückentiteln. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bleak House

      Bradbury & Evans, London, 1853 First Edition in original cloth. Front and back hinges almost loose; some spots on covers; some foxing; overall a very good copy. Comes in custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Dictionnaire de la conversation et de la lecture ( Répertoire des connaissances usuelles ) 16 volumes

      Au comptoir de la Direction 1853 - 16 volumes ( près de 16.000 pages) de A à Z . Seconde édition entièrement refondue . Belles reliures récentes Ref Livre E-166 boîte E-13 et boîte E-14 . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portrait. Fast Ganzfigur nach halbrechts mit großen Blumenstrauß im linken Arm. Lithographie auf aufgewalzten China von Franz Hanfstaengl. Unterrand mit Schrift: "Elisabeth, Herzogin von Bayern".

      München, Hanfstaengl, datiert 1853. - Platte (Chinapapier): 390 x 290 mm. (Bildformat: 320 x 270mm). Blattgröße 605 x 435 mm. *Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Herzogin in Bayern (auch Sisi oder Sissi; geboren am 24. Dezember 1837 in München; gest. am 10. September 1898 in Genf) war eine Prinzessin des Hauses Wittelsbach und durch ihre Heirat mit Franz Joseph I. ab 1854 Kaiserin von Österreich. - Großformatiges frühes Porträt von Elisabeth mit 15 Jahren, wohl noch vor ihrer Verlobung mit Franz Josef. Das bekannte klassische Mädchenbildnis von Elisabeth. Bereits ein Jahr später wurde sie Kaiserin von Österreich. - Vorliegend ein breitrandiges sehr sauberes Exemplar der Originallithographie in bemerkenswert guter Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000

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        California

      New York: J. H. Colton, 1853. - Single sheet, (17 ¼ x 13 ¼ inches). Publisher's Advertisement leaf mounted on inside front cover. Fine folding lithographed map with original hand color in full (some separation along folds, one or two spots). Original publisher's blindstamped red cloth gilt (a bit rubbed). Provenance: With library deaccession stamp of Union Theological Seminary Library to verso. With bookplate of American Bible Society (with stamp indicating deaccession). From the important cartographical library of Warren Heckrotte, his sale, Rare Cartography, Exploration and Voyages, Part II, December 3, 2015, Lot 119. First edition. With large inset of the City of San Francisco at upper right; 1853 census printed (or inkstamped?) on verso of map. First issue of J.H. Colton's little pocket map of California. Wheat notes that "This was probably the best-known map of California in the eastern states during the 'fifties. It was republished annually for a time, with little or no change." Warren Heckrotte describes various issues of the map in his notes: "This was reissued in 1854 as a separate, and also used to illustrate Capon's California. In 1855, it was copyrighted anew and was included in Colton's Atlas. The 1855 map was issued as a separate. The only difference I find between my 1853 issue and the 1854 issue in my copy of Capron, aside from different paper and some differences in color, is that at Nevada City, the 1853 issue has only 'Nevada'; the 1854 issue adds 'City.'" Mr. Heckrotte also states that "this map appears to be rare." Between 1831 and 1890, the Colton firm dominated American map publishing, and their atlases were the finest produced in the U.S. during the nineteenth century. The company was founded by Joseph Hutchins Colton (1800-1893), who had no formal training in geography or cartography; he began by purchasing copyrights of maps prepared by other individuals or companies, and his principal role was to manage the production and distribution of the maps. His first maps were drawn by the esteemed cartographer David H. Burr in the 1830s. By the 1850s Colton was also publishing guidebooks, atlases and immigrant and railroad maps. The firm was renamed G.W. & C.B. Colton in the 1860s when Colton was succeeded by his sons, George Woolworth Colton (1827-1901) and Charles B. Colton (c. 1831-1916). It is believed that George Colton compiled the company's 1855 Atlas of the World and served thereafter as the firm's principal map compiler, cartographer and engraver. The Colton firm refused to compromise quality, choosing to compete for sales in the more expensive international market rather than the cheap domestic one. For this reason, all maps were printed with steel plates, rather than as wax engravings, which was the most common method used at the time. OCLC/WorldCat locates eight copies of the map. Wheat Gold Region 238. Rumsey 2885. Streeter Sale 2734. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Colton's Map of the United States of America.

      New York: J.H. Colton & Co., , 1853. Folding map, [printed on thin banknote paper, 35 x 61.5 cm (13 1/2" x 24"), plus decorative boarder, folding into original embossed red cloth folder, lettered in gilt, Colton advertisement on top pastedown. Folder is 5 3/4" x 3 1/2". Very slight edgewear, very small fold tear, some darkening where attached, map bright and clean overall and near fine. J. H. Colton (1800-1893), founded the Colton map publishing company, and the Colton family published atlases for over 30 years. Colton's Atlas of the World was first published in 1855 in a large two-volume set. In 1857 it became Colton's General Atlas, and Colton's sons, George Woolworth and Charles B. would take over. However, during the 1850s, J. H. Colton was probably the most important U.S. geographic publisher. This is a handsome map of the United States that provides a good deal of detail on the Western Territories, including Oregon, Utah, Washington and New Mexico. According to Wheat the map shows explorations for Pacific Railroads. However, Wheat only refers to a later 1855 edition, which appears to be the same map. Interestingly, in that same year (1853) Colton appears to have also published a much larger wall map of the United States. Wheat Vols. 3 & 4. Osher Map Library. # 106020

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        CASTILE AND ANDALUCIA.

      London, Richard Bentley, 1853.FIRST EDITION 1853, small 4to, approximately 270 x 180 mm, 10¾ x 7 inches, folding lithographed frontispiece and 23 tinted lithographed plates, woodcut title page vignette and 19 woodcuts in the text, all illustrations after drawings by the author and Egron Lundgren, pages: xi, (3), 488, bound in the original publisher's full maroon morocco, single ruled gilt border to covers with decorative gilt lozenge at centre, gilt lined raised bands to spine, with gilt motif to compartments, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, ornate gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Spine gilt slightly dull, morocco unevenly slightly darkened, tiny crack at foot of lower hinge, 2 small closed tears at inner edge of folding frontispiece invisibly repaired, very occasional slight faint fox spots, a few to upper margin of 2 plates, small old ink stain to top edge of margin of text and plate at page 22, nowhere near image or text, 1 tissue guard missing, 1 slightly creased. A very good clean sturdy copy. The plates show: Alhambra from Sn. Nicolás (frontispiece), Malaga from the Ermitas, Arriving at a Posada, Carmen - Granada, Lanjaron, Cathedral - Seville, Gypsey - Dance, Processions - Holy Week, The Fair (Feria) - Seville, Cartuja - Xeres, Grazalema, Ronda, Antequera, Night on the Picacho, Palace - Madrid, Penaranda, Sto. Domingo de Silos, Tomb of the Cid, Sn. Gregorio - Valladolid, Cathedral, Leon, Escorial, San Justo - Segovia, Toledo, Cathedral - Córdoba. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Illustriertes Manuskript zur Landung der unter dem Kommando des US - amerikanischen Commodore Matthew Perry stehenden Flotte 1853.

      O. O., ca. 1855.Mit farbigen Illustrationen auf 22 S. und 28 S. Text. 27,5 x 19,5 cm. Die Schiffe Mississippi, Plymouth, Saratoga und Susquehanna trafen am 3. Juni 1853 im Hafen Uraga (Teil des heutigen Yokosuka in der Präfektur Kanagawa) ein, am 11. Juni gingen Perry und seine Mannschaft in Kurihama an Land. Schiffe westlicher Nationen wurden in Japan seit den ersten Kontakten 1543 als "Schwarze Schiffe" bezeichnet, der Ausdruck bezieht sich heute allerdings praktisch ausschließlich auf die Flotte Perrys, dessen Landung den Beginn der ?-ffnung Japans zum Westen darstellt. - Das ungewöhnliche und reich illustrierte Manuskript zeigt u. a. das Flagschiff Susquehanna, amerikanische Matrosen und Soldaten auf dem Marsch nach Kurihama, einige Einzelportraits, Instrumente und Waffen, eine Karte des Shogunate Camp bei Kurihama, Karte von Uraga. - Mit der stilisierten Kao Signatur, die rechte Hälfte abgedeckt. Mit einigen wenigen kleinen Wurmlöchern, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten! Bücher ja

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Traité de chimie organique.In 4 tomi

      Chez Firmin Didot Fréres Imprimeurs de l'Institut de France - Paris1853 14X22,5 cm - 848+ 976+ 10 Rilegatura in pesante carta lavorata,dorso in pergamena Buono, rare macchie d'umidità Illustrazioni in B / N nel testo

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        Hyppologische (sic!) Vortragsbehelfe in 2 Bänden für die k.k. Artillerie Equitazion (sic!) aus den besten und neuesten Veterinärwerken extrahirt. I.Band: Theorie und Praxis der Hufbeschlags-Kunst - Die Beurtheilung des Zahnalters bei Pferden - Kurzer Begriff der Pferde-Anatomie; II.Band: Aeußere Pferde-Kenntniß - Exterieure - Lehre über die sporadischen und am häufigsten vorkommenden Pferdekrankheiten und deren Behandlung in Ermanglung eines Thier-Arztes.

      Wien,o.Vlg. [Selbstvlg. d. k.k. Artillerie-Equitationsinstitutes] 1853. - 2 Bde. in 1 Bd. (10),141,(3),(4),52 S.,16 nn. Bl. Tafeltl.,(4),106 S.,7 nn. Bl. Tafeltl.;1 Bl.,(4),239 S. mit zahlr. lithograph. Illustrationen. Hln. d.Zt. mit Rückentitel, Einbd. mit starken Gebrauchsspuren, innen stellenw. etw. stock-, braun- od. fingerfleckig, einige wenige Bl. mit Kleberspuren, insges. aber noch gut erh. Erstausgabe (einzige Ausg.) Komplett außerordentlich selten! Das gesamte Buch wurde nach dem handschriftlichen Manuskript d. Verf. lithographiert u. nur in sehr kleiner Auflage gedruckt. (Für uns nachweisbar ist nur 1 einziges anderes, ebenfalls vollständiges Exemplar in der Bibliothek d. österr. Staatsarchivs.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Krikl]
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        CASTILE AND ANDALUCIA.

      London, Richard Bentley, 1853.. FIRST EDITION 1853, small 4to, approximately 270 x 180 mm, 10¾ x 7 inches, folding lithographed frontispiece and 23 tinted lithographed plates, woodcut title page vignette and 19 woodcuts in the text, all illustrations after drawings by the author and Egron Lundgren, pages: xi, (3), 488, bound in the original publisher's full maroon morocco, single ruled gilt border to covers with decorative gilt lozenge at centre, gilt lined raised bands to spine, with gilt motif to compartments, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, ornate gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Spine gilt slightly dull, morocco unevenly slightly darkened, tiny crack at foot of lower hinge, 2 small closed tears at inner edge of folding frontispiece invisibly repaired, very occasional slight faint fox spots, a few to upper margin of 2 plates, light ink stain 10 x 5 mm (½ x ¼") to top edge of margin of plate at page 22, 1 tissue guard missing, 1 slightly creased. A very good clean sturdy copy. The plates show: Alhambra from Sn. Nicolás (frontispiece), Malaga from the Ermitas, Arriving at a Posada, Carmen - Granada, Lanjaron, Cathedral - Seville, Gypsey-Dance, Processions - Holy Week, The Fair (Feria) - Seville, Cartuja - Xeres, Grazalema, Ronda, Antequera, Night on the Picacho, Palace- Madrid, Penaranda, Sto. Domingo de Silos, Tomb of the Cid, Sn. Gregorio - Valladolid, Cathedral, Leon, Escorial, San Justo - Segovia, Toledo, Cathedral - Córdoba. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Selections from the Records of the Government of India. (Foreign Department.) Published by Authority. No. III. Papers relating to the Resignation of His Excellency General Sir Chas. J. Napier, G.C.B., Commander-in-Chief in India.

      Calcutta: Thos. Jones, "Calcutta Gazette" Office, 1853 - Octavo. Original grey limp cloth, paper label on front cover. Spine and periphery of covers sunned, bump at head of spine (with concomitant light creasing of leaves), otherwise clean and in remarkably good condition. First and sole edition, most uncommon: Copac locates only three copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (Oxford, LSE, SOAS), OCLC adds three more worldwide (University College Cork, Minnesota, Wisconsin). It was published at the request of Lord Dalhousie, whose "controversy with [Napier] regarding certain new regulations affecting the grant to the Sepoys of compensation for dearness of provisions, led to the latter's resignation" (Buckland, Dictionary of Indian Biography, p. 106). This copy has an Indian association as it is inscribed at the head of the title page: "Col[one]l Maclean - Ardgour House". This would seem to be George Maclean (d. 1862?), one of the sons of Alexander Maclean, 13th Laird of Ardgour (Lochaber); he was a colonel in the Royal Artillery, who served as ADC to Sir Colin Campbell when the latter was Governor of Ceylon and subsequently married one of his daughters. The Gentleman's Magazine for July 1847 describes him as "serving in India". During their service together in India Napier had accompanied a column of East India Company troops under Sir Colin Campbell on the north-west frontier. In 1852 Campbell resigned his post, angered by the attacks against him by Dalhousie and the press; Napier wrote "My friend Colin Campbell has been driven from India".

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        PACIFIC MILLS. Cotton. Wooden Display Case

      Pacific Mills (n. d.), Lawrence, Massachusetts - 11-3/4" x 16" x 1-1/4" 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 city?s namesake, was the first company president. The firm started as a producer of women?s 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 a late 19th C. Pacific Mills dark wood sample case with clear glass top showing the 3 stages of production: the raw fiber product, intermediate stage processing & final cloth sample. With 16 printed cloth sample 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 decal to front. Left side with 3 brass wood screws [for glass removal & adjusting of contents] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traveller's and Tourist's Guide through the United States of America and Canada, Etc.

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Company. Good. 1853. Hardcover. A very early pocket map and guide of the United States. Brown blind embossed boards with bright gilt imprint. Tears in spine cloth with rear board detached. Rubbed and bumped corners. Soil on edges, light foxing of fold-out map and pages throughout. Illustrated with engravings. Title continues: Containing the Routes of Tarvel by Railroad, Steamboat, Stage and Canal; Together with Descriptions of, and Routes to, the Principal Places of Fashionable and Healthful Resort; With Other Valuable Information. Accompanied by an Entirely New and Authentic Map of the United States, Including California, Oregon, Etc. , and a Map of the Island of Cuba. The brightly hand-colored map is in very good condition and measures 25" x 30", with a copyright date of 1851. Inset maps are of the western territories, the Niagara River and Falls, Cuba, and Havana. The extensive travel information in the text gives mileage tables, western migration routes, steamship fares, road and railroad construction updates, and descriptions of eastern tourist destinations. ; 5 3/4" x 3 3/4"; 216 pp .

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        Taschen-Album für Wanderer des Thüringer Waldes in Wort und Bildern - Eine Burschenfahrt. Bearbeitet von Dr. C. P. Mit 23 Ansichten [tatsächlich 22 getönte Lithographien].

      Langensalza: Verlags-Comptoir ohne Erscheinungsjahr (Vorwort v 1853 - 114 Textseiten plus 24 Tafeln, Fadenheftung, Format 12 x 17,3 cm, alter privater Halbleinenband * Erste Auflage. Verzeichnis der Bildunterschriften: Die drei Gleichen / Schnepfenthal / Reinhardsbrunn / Friedrichroda / Candelaber / Wartburg / Ruine Liebenstein / Drusenthal / Ruhla / Wilhelmsthal / Waltershausen / Tenneberg / Tabarzer Grund / Bärenbruchstein / Schwarzburg / Paulinzelle / Elgersburg / Spitze des Schneekopfs / Lauchagrund / Thorstein / Tanzbuche / Panorama v. Thür. Walde (mehrfarbige Ausfalt-Tafel im Format 29,5 x 16,4 cm - das filigran gestaltete Panorama-Bild ist von außergewöhnlicher künstlerischer Qualität; siehe das Foto). Erhaltung: Widmung auf dem Vorsatz und Name auf dem Titelblatt mit Tinte. Der Einband ist etwas begriffen, aber Buchblock und Einband sind fest zusammen. Altersbedingt mit Braunflecken, am Vorsatz stärker, innen weniger. Insgesamt gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Earth and its Inhabitants

      Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. 1853 - 1853. 386 pages. Brown, half leather bound with gilt lettering and marbled boards.Slight tearing to paper along front hinge yet binding remains firm. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with intermittent dog-eared corners. Inscriptions of previous owners name and inserts at front and rear pages with red speckling along block-edge.Contains pull-out atlas on cloth adjacent to titles. Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Br[eslau], 21. IX. 1853. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An S. Munk in Paris: "Herzlichen, innigen Dank für Deine lieben Zeilen, die mir die angenehme Nachricht brachten, daß Du glücklich [.] angelangt. Der Preis ist allerdings sehr hoch, doch bleibt mir weiter Nichts übrig, als Dich zu bitten, die Sache nach Rücksprache mit Madame Luer, die mich kennt, in Stand setzen zu lassen u. freundlichst für mich auszulegen; oder ich schicke Dir das Geld hin, wenn Du willst [.]". - Albrecht Theodor Middeldorpf war Begründer der Operationsmethode der Galvanokaustik, die mittels galvanischem Strom erzeugte Glühhitze zu chirurgischen Zwecken einsetzt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        HALL & SMITH'S CHICAGO CITY DIRECTORY, FOR 1853-'54

      ROBERT FERGUS, CHICAGO 1853 - TITLE: HALL & SMITH'S CHICAGO CITY DIRECTORY, FOR 1853-'54 (Super Rare) AUTHOR: HALL & SMITH'S PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: ROBERT FERGUS, BOOK & JOB PRINTER, CHICAGO 1853 EDITION: First Edition but 'SECOND ANNUAL EDITION' stated ISBN: NONE CATEGORY: Regional, History, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Written Pastedown to the front board SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 252 plus a couple of ad pages. CONDITION: THERE IS A LARGE CHIP/CUT TO THE BACK BOARD ALONG THE EDGE (see photo) THAT HAS RUBBED INTO ABOUT TWENTY PAGES WITH THE LAST FEW PAGES PARTIALLY AFFECTING THE TEXT! There is some light old style ink writings on the front and back pastedowns. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages seem to be present in book. NO MAP OF THE CITY IS FOUND IN THE BOOK!!! Fair/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: CONTAINING A FULL ALPAHBETICAL LIST OF CITIZENS, WITH THEIR PLACES OF BUSINESS, &c. ALL THE STATE, COUNTY & CITY OFFICERS. ALSO, A FULL LIST OF THE HOTELS, RAILROAD & STEAMBOAT ROUTES, AND OTHER INFORMATION VALUABLE TO CITIZENS AND STRANGERS. A NEW MAP OF THE CITY. SECOND ANNUAL EDITION. There are no other copies of this book found for sale anywhere on the internet at the time of this research!!!!! (Super Rare). COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcome to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 008806 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kyukyu tekiho [trans.: Military Medicine & Surgery].

      Numerous full-page & double-page woodcuts. 45 folding leaves. Small 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block printed title label on upper cover, new stitching. Tokyo: [Preface dated 1853]. First edition of one of the earliest works on military medicine published in Japan, apparently preceded only by Nanyo Hara's Toride-gusa (1811). This work was written in response to Admiral Perry's arrival in June of 1853. Great fear spread throughout the population that a terrible war would break out during an American invasion of the country. Hirano (active 1831-67), a leading physician of the period, wrote this book in order to instruct the general population in military medicine. The text is concerned with every kind of wound or ailment an army in the field might encounter, including the irritation and confusion caused by "poison smoke," a primitive form of chemical warfare. Also discussed are the treatment of gunshot wounds and the extraction of bullets; the treatment of burns and "metal wounds" resulting from hand-to-hand combat; the prevention of blood loss and techniques of bandaging; bone setting and the management of various types of dislocations; and the handling of heatstroke, frostbite, and drowning. One fascinating section discusses the psychological support necessary to prepare soldiers for battle. Pharmaceutical recipes are provided at the end. This volume has numerous full-page illustrations of Western-style medical instruments, bandages, splints, and tourniquets, as well as a number of interesting scenes depicting the repair of dislocations in all parts of the body. Fine copy. ❧ Mestler, A Galaxy of Old Japanese Medical Books, III, p. 157. .

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        KING NUT-CRACKER or The Dream of Poor Reinhold. A Fairy Tale for Children freely rendered from the German of Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann (author of "Struwwelpeter") by J. R. Planche, Esq.

      

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