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        The Beauties of the Bosphorus. Illustrated in a Series of Views of Constantinople and its Environs, from Original Drawings by W. H. Bartlett.

      London. George Virtue, ND. c.[1854].. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to, 26cm, the First Edition, xii,172p., all plates with beautiful hand colour, containing 2 engraved portraits (Mrs. Pardoe & Sultan Abdul Medschid Chan), engraved half title vignette, 1 engraved map & 85 hand-colour plate views, complete with tissue guards, first published in 1839 with 788 this is an expanded edition with additional plates, in contemporary style full green crushed morocco, gilt ruled and decorated raised bands, gilt center panel flora decorations, gilt titles, gilt ruled panels on the boards, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, very good to fine clean attractively bound copy with colour plates, rare thus. (cgc) Blackmer #808. This work had much influence in terms of increasing popular appreciation of its subject. The first edition of1838, had an engraved frontis, portrait, map & 78 plates. - "In 1835 Pardoe accompanied her father to Constantinople, and at the time it was felt that no woman apart from Lady Mary Wortley Montagu had acquired so intimate a knowledge of Turkey". (DNB). The Beauties of the Bosphorus was published to capitalize on the great success of the author's City of the Sultan (1837) and to provide a text for Bartlett's engravings, which were among the earliest of his Eastern series to appear, and demonstrated "his skill in architectural drawing, and an ability to handle more open landscape work" (Hunnisett, Steel-Engraved Book Illustration in England, p114.). .

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        Remarks on Some Fossil Impressions in the Sandstone Rocks of the Connecticut River

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. Fine. First edition. Octavo. Original folding salt print photograph as frontispiece; in-text illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth gilt. A little rubbed at the thin spine ends, else a fine, bright copy. The first scientific book in America to be illustrated with a photograph, the frontispiece salt print of dinosaur footprints (described on p.49 of the text, where the photographer is identified as Silsbee), and only the second book published in the U.S. to be illustrated with a photograph. A wonderful presentation copy Inscribed: "Franklin Bache, M.D. with the regards of his friend The Author." Bache was the Virginia-born great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin. After receiving his medical degree he served in the Navy as a surgeon. He ran the Philadelphia Naval Asylum from 1845 to 1847, and then served as fleet surgeon of the Brazil Squadron, and later still as director of the medical laboratory of the Brooklyn Navy Yard during the Civil War, providing medical supplies to the Union army. Surprisingly, the book does occasionally turn up, but we've never seen another inscribed copy. A nice presentation of an important book. New York Public Library Checklist #10; Truthful Lens # 81.

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        De vogels van Nederland / beschreven en afgebeeld door H. Schlegel

      Leiden : P.W.M. Trap 1854 - Finely bound in buckram boards with gilt-blocked label to the spine. Professionally re-cased and remains preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Series; Fauna van Nederland. Physical description; viii, 699, [1] p. + Atlas (362 pls. (col.) [in 2 v.]) ; 18 cm. Notes; The only portion published of a work projected by H. Schlegel and J. A. Harklots, entitled: "Fauna van Nederland." Bibliography : p. [695]-699. Text in Dutch. Subjects; Birds. Birds of the Netherlands. Ornithology. 1 Kg. 699 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Revelations of Siberia by a Banished Lady

      1854 - Third edition. 2 vols. 8vo. Original cloth, sunned. xvii, 304, 24ads; viii, 327, 16ads.pp. London, Felinska, a Polish grandee, was implicated in a conspiracy and banished in 1839 to Berezov. Her crime was acting as a poste restante for the conspirators. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De vogels van Nederland / beschreven en afgebeeld door H. Schlegel

      Leiden : P.W.M. Trap, 1854, Hardcover, First Edition. Finely bound in buckram boards with gilt-blocked label to the spine. Professionally re-cased and remains preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Series; Fauna van Nederland. Physical description; viii, 699, [1] p. + Atlas (362 pls. (col.) [in 2 v.]) ; 18 cm. Notes; The only portion published of a work projected by H. Schlegel and J. A. Harklots, entitled: "Fauna van Nederland." Bibliography : p. [695]-699. Text in Dutch. Subjects; Birds. Birds of the Netherlands. Ornithology. 699 pages. Text is in Dutch. Inventory No: 241601.

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        Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes, contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations

      Paris, P. Jannet (vol. III: F. Vieweg; vol. IV: Émile Bouillon), 1854-1889. Four volumes (23.5 cm), I (Aa - Chatillon, 1854): viii, 639 (1) pp. II (Chaufourier - Melar, 1856): (4) 640 pp. III (Melchiori - Szymonowitz, 1857): (4) 625 pp. IV (Taddei - Zylvelt, 1889): vi, 271 (1) pp. Uniformly bound in modern quarter-leather. - Still an indispensable work, especially for the production of book illustrators. ¶ Provenance: "Burlington Fine Arts Club", blindstamp on half-title and title of volume I (only); Olimpia Theodoli; her sale by Bloomsbury Book Auctions, Catalogue of art reference books, drawings and watercolours, prints, maps, and atlases: including a selection of art reference books from the library of Olimpia Theodoli, London, 10 April 2003, lot 29. Very good set.

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        PIONEER LIFE; OR THIRTY YEARS A HUNTER. BEING SCENES AND ADVENTURES IN THE LIFE OF PHILIP TOME, FIFTEEN YEARS INTERPRETER FOR CORNPLANTER AND GOV. BLACKSNAKE CHIEFS ON THE ALLEGANY RIVER

      Buffalo: Printed for the Author, 1854. 238pp. plus frontispiece. Original cloth, boards blind stamped and gilt lettered. Spine ends slightly chipped, cloth lightly worn. Contemporary presentation inscription on front free endpaper, bookplates on front pastedown, later advertisement laid in. Light toning and foxing. Very good, in a full morocco solander box. A very rare book, here present in the Littell copy, from their 1941 sale. "Charles Sheldon had a note in his copy reading 'This is one of the prize books in my library. At present, June 10, 1914, it is the only known copy.' Whitman Bennett...describes it as 'extraordinarily rare, especially in original condition'" - Streeter. Graff also had a copy, and he remarks, "Tome's association with Cornplanter was particularly interesting; his volume is an important account of pioneer life in the Old West." Tome was born in 1782 and grew up on the Pennsylvania frontier. Much of this book is concerned with his hunting and association with the Indians in western Pennsylvania and New York from the 1790s to the 1820s. Tome had a close relationship with Cornplanter, and his book casts interesting light on the Indian situation on the frontier before and after the War of 1812. HOWES T288, "b". GRAFF 4162. STREETER SALE 4088. HENDERSON, p.91. PHILLIPS SPORTING BOOKS, p.377.

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        The Physiology of Taste;

      Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston,, 1854. Or, Transcendental Gastronomy. Illustrated by anecdotes of distinguished artists and statesmen of both continents. Translated from the last Paris edition by Fayette Robinson. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine and front board lettered and decorated in gilt, elaborate framing to boards in blind, top edge gilt. Contemporary library label and bookplate (dated 1856), of the Belles Lettres Society of Dickinson College, one of the oldest literary societies in the US, to spine and front pastedown respectively. Spine ends and corners bumped and worn, contents occasionally foxed, overall a very good copy. First edition in English, an epicurean collection of recipes, reflections, and anecdotes written by one of the most influential food writers ever. According to Vicaire it was first issued in December 1825, two months before Brillat-Savarin's death, though Cagle notes it was first published in Paris in 1826. "For the French and outsides alike, this work early attained the status of an exemplary culinary text, perhaps the exemplary text … the Physiology of Taste civilises eating. Moreover, it socialises food, and it does so by recounting in story after story our social relations with food … [it] appears to us today as something of a sociology of taste ahead of its time" (Ferguson, p. 31).

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        WALDEN; OR, LIFE IN THE WOODS

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. FIRST EDITION, presumably the First Issue. Offered here as an appealing copy because of its price, this is the chief work of one of the major figures in American literature and a book of lasting interest to the widest possible audience. In Day's words, in "Walden," Thoreau "is addressing those who are dissatisfied with the materialism and routine of modern society, those who are anxious to examine the fundamentals of existence. Most men, he insists, 'lead lives of quiet desperation,' self-committed slaves to property and social conventions. While Thoreau does not preach withdrawal from the responsibilities of civilization, he urges a spiritual awakening to the fullness and variety of life's possibilities." The Grolier Hundred calls "Walden" an enduring "inspiration to nature-lovers, to philosophers, to sociologists, to those of a Calvin Coolidge turn, and to persons who love to read the English language written with clarity." The book was printed in July of 1854 and published on the 9th of August; there are ads in various copies dated April, May, June, September, or October of 1854 or September of 1855. While BAL says that there is "no known bibliographical significance" to the differences, it would seem that having ads with the earliest date available would be preferable.. 186 x 112 mm. (7 1/4 x 4 1/2"). 357, [1] pp., [1] leaf (blank), 8 pp. (ads, dated April [earliest]). FIRST EDITION, presumably the First Issue. Recent brown cloth, smooth spine with gilt titling. In a fine linen clamshell box. Title page vignette of Thoreau's hut at Walden, and plate of a map of Walden Pond. Borst A-2.1.a; Grolier American 63; BAL 20106. Title page a little foxed, isolated trivial foxing and soiling elsewhere, but quite an excellent copy, the text clean and pleasing, and the binding as new. Offered here as an appealing copy because of its price, this is the chief work of one of the major figures in American literature and a book of lasting interest to the widest possible audience. In Day's words, in "Walden," Thoreau "is addressing those who are dissatisfied with the materialism and routine of modern society, those who are anxious to examine the fundamentals of existence. Most men, he insists, 'lead lives of quiet desperation,' self-committed slaves to property and social conventions. While Thoreau does not preach withdrawal from the responsibilities of civilization, he urges a spiritual awakening to the fullness and variety of life's possibilities." The Grolier Hundred calls "Walden" an enduring "inspiration to nature-lovers, to philosophers, to sociologists, to those of a Calvin Coolidge turn, and to persons who love to read the English language written with clarity." The book was printed in July of 1854 and published on the 9th of August; there are ads in various copies dated April, May, June, September, or October of 1854 or September of 1855. While BAL says that there is "no known bibliographical significance" to the differences, it would seem that having ads with the earliest date available would be preferable.

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        Les Nuées Magellaniques

      1854 - First Part: Voyage au Chili, au Perou et en Californie a le Peche de la Baleine. Second Part: Le Requin, ou la Mer du Sud. First edition. 2 vols in 1. 8vo. Modern quarter morocco, spine gilt, original wrappers bound in. (xxv) 26-200; viii, 93pp. Paris, Amyot, 1853 - A clean bright copy of this account of a French whaling voyage. It was on Duboc's voyage that the first North Pacific right whale was taken by the grew of the Le Gange. Robert Lloyd Webb, translates it: ?After a chase of two or three hours ? the harpooner left his oar, seized his harpoon, turned it and lanced vigorously at the animal; the iron entered deeply, but the boat was suddenly smashed by a blow of the tail; the harpooner was thrown ? in the air, also one of the oarsmen, who fell back down and injured himself critically on the wreckage. One of the other boats ? advanced boldly, and soon we saw it fly like an arrow, it was fast [to the whale], and the whale dashed along with it in it flight ? But this frightening chase slackened little by little; the other boats ? surrounded it, harassed it and wounded it with the lance; it received a mortal blow ? but night arrived, and all disappeared from sight.? Departing Le Havre, Le Gange sailed through the Channel to the Atlantic, stopping off on Porto Santo, Madeira, Tenerife, and the islands of Cape Verde and Fernando de Noronha. On reaching South America they encountered their first whale while sailing down the coasts of Brazil and Argentina. Rounding the Cape, they proceeded north to Chile, via Lemus Island in the Chonos Archipelago and San Carlos on Chiloe Island, where he witnessed the eruption of a volcano. In pursuit of a whale the ship sails to Mocha Island, from whence Duboc travels to Valparaiso on the Chilean coast where he meets a young Araucan man, whose story he recounts. Setting sail again, the ship journeys to the Peruvian village of Paita, where he walks in the neighbouring Andes. Strong winds blow the ship past the Galapagos Islands, forcing it to begin the long sea passage to Monterrey, California. Here Duboc takes part in a festival celebrating Mexican independence before the ship takes him back down the Colombian coast, with a short stop on Paledo Island, to Valparaiso, where his travels on Le Gange come to an end. Duboc gives us a scrupulous account of his journey interspersed with his musings on the sea and the night sky, remembrances of his childhood dreams, as well as retellings of some of the many stories he hears along the way. The second part of the book concentrates on one such tale, a picaresque love story with a turbulent conclusion. Rare: no copies on ABPC or Rare Book Hub. Howes, D520; Robert Lloyd Webb, On the Northwest: commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest, 1790-1967. pp 41-2. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Memorie spettanti alla storia, al governo ed alla descrizione della città e campagna di Milano ne' secoli bassi raccolte ed esaminate... Nuova edizione con note ed aggiunte.

      Francesco Colombo, 1854. Sette volumi di cm. 22, pp. 5.000 ca. complessive. Ritratto dell'autore all'antiporta del primo volume, eleganti frontespizi figurati, molte incisioni nel testo, tre tavole ripiegate (iconografica, corografica e topografica) e 104 tavole f.t. Collazione corrispondente agli elenchi posti al fine di ciascun volume. Solida legatura coeva in mezza percallina con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro su doppi tasselli. Il sesto volume presenta una legatura ad imitazione delle altre, assai ben riuscita. Stato di conservazione ottimo, privo delle usuali fioriture. Piatti e tagli marmorizzati.

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        HARD TIMES For These Times (Bibliographer Walter E Smith's copy)

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo. First issue binding and first issue text. Dicken's bibliographer Walter E. Smith's copy with his signature, and the very copy which is shown in 2 black and white illustrations, in his bibliography. Original publisher's olive green moire cloth binding, blocked in blind with gilt lettering spine showing "Price 5/-" at foot, original yellow coated endpapers. Cloth fading, inner hinges cracked, bookplate front pastdown, otherwise very good. [i-vii], viii, [1-3], 4-352 pp.

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        Hard Times.

      Bradbury & Evans (Chapman & Hall). 1854 [1870] - FIRST EDITION, remainder binding. Half title obscured by Elsie and Stanley Passmore booklabel, ads on e.ps; repairs to inner hinges. Orig. green pebble-grained cloth, carefully recased; sl. rubbing. A good-plus copy. Page 244 correctly numbered. This is a remainder issue using the original sheet in a binding designed to be uniform with the People?s Edition of Charles Dickens works, published by Chapman and Hall between 1865 and 1867. The ads on the leading e.ps date this binding to 1870. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Himalayan Journals; or Notes of a Naturalist, in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, Khasia Mountains, &c

      John Murray, London 1854 - Two octavo volumes, pp. xxvii, 408; xii, 487, with 12 colored lithographic plates, 80 wood engravings, and three maps on two folding plates. Errata slip in Volume I only. Bound in full polished calf, spines with five raised bands, gilt decoration, red and black labels; marbled edges and endpapers. Wear/charring to edges of boards, corners rubbed through, joints a bit tender, some scuffing to front panel of Vol. II, but still an attractive set, internally very clean. Hisel Library label and engraved armorial bookplate of the Earl of Home on front pastedown of each volume. Hooker (1817-1911) served as assistant surgeon and botanist on James Clark Ross' Antarctic expedition of 1839-43 and published important works on the flora of New Zealand, Tasmania, and Antarctica before setting out on an expedition to India, where he became the first person to make an almost complete circuit of Kangchenjunga (the third highest mountain in the world). His account of the journey is a classic of early Himalayan travel and exploration, containing observations on the people and cultures he encountered, his botanical discoveries (which were also published separately with more scientific detail), and the geology, zoology, meteorology, and geography of the region. Speake p. 562; Baume p. 54-55; Neate H108. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Himalayan Journals: Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, Etc [omplete in two volumes]

      London: John Murray, 1854. Pp. vol. I: xxvii, 408; vol. II: xii, 487. 12 lithographic colour plates (including frontispieces) of which one folding (all present and correct and with original tissue guards). Red-printed woodcut of the Rajah's seal to volume I, 80 wood engravings in the text, some of which full-page. 2 folding maps at end of vol. I (one of which backed onto paper). Errata slips to both volumes; both title pages and half-titles present. 32 page publisher's list dated January 1854 to rear of vol I. Original brown-coated free-endpapers printed with adverts, new plain endpapers. Publisher's cloth, gilt, re-backed with utilitarian but tasteful plain cloth to match, with simple gilt lettering. Boards a little worn and marked, corners bruised, upper corners rounded. Contents clean and tight, a little reading wear, title pages slightly marked and a few tissue guards nicked at edges; vol. I with neat contemporary manuscript addition to the verso of the half-title 'Extract fomr the Address of the President of the Royal Society on presenting the Medal to J. Hooker...'; small contemporary signatures to the head of the title pages in the same hand as the manuscript note, early newspaper cutting 'Biographical Notices -Joseph Hooker' tipped onto front free end paper of vol. I. Overall a good to very good set. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo (15 x 23cm). Book.

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        Atlas du Traité de l'exploitation des mines de houille, offrant, au moyen d'exemples choisis dans les établissements les plus remarquables de l'Europe, l'ensemble complet des travaux relatifs à l'art du houilleur.

      Liège, chez E. Noblet, s.d., (1854), - in-folio, [2] ff. de texte (titre, table des pl.), et 80 planches (dont pl. 3 et 21 bis), toile verte, dos lisse, pièce de titre (reliure moderne). Petite déchirure restaurée dans la marge de quatre pl. Rousseurs, parfois soutenues, sur certaines pl. Atlas seul, sans les quatre volumes de texte (Liège, Noblet, 1852-1854). C'est une documentation technique et très complète (les coupes géologiques de divers sites miniers, les appareils de sondage, les outils du mineurs, le creusement et le boisage des puits et des galeries, le forage des puits, l'aérage des mines, les ventilateurs, les lampes de sûreté, les tailles, le roulage au fond des mines, les cages d'extraction, etc.). Natif de Genève, Ponson (1801-1866) fut appelé en 1831 à Bruxelles pour enseigner la physique et la chimie à l'Institut Gaggia. Puis il fut attiré par l'industrie minière, entra dans l'administration d'un charbonnage, mit au point la machine à vapeur à action directe, puis se retira de l'industrie en 1851 pour voyager et préparer son grand ouvrage sur l'exploitation des mines.

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        Historia General de España, desde los tiempos más remotos hasta nuestros días

      Imprenta "Revista", Buenos Aires 1854 - 5vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) varias pp páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Walden; Or, Life in the Woods

      Ticknor and Fields 1854 - First edition, first printing. Somewhat recent full leather binding with gilt tooling and raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled end sheets. Bound without ads and lacking inserted map at page 307. Leather binding lightly rubbed and lightly scuffed. Contents Very Good, pages toned and with light, sporadic foxing, several nicks and creases, light damp staining to bottom edge of prelims and terminals. A solid copy of one of the most important Transcendentalist works. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Manual of Pathological Anatomy, in Four Volumes. [4 volumes]

      London:: Sydenham Society, 1854, 1849, 1850, 1852., 1854. 4 volumes. 8vo. xvi, 410, [2], 36; xvi, 359, 1; xvi, 467, [1]; x, 308 pp. Indexes. Original green gilt- and blind-stamped cloth; some minor kozo repairs. Ownership stamp of E.H. (Ernest Henry) Starling. Very good. First edition in English of one of the greatest works in descriptive pathology. Baron Carl von Rokitansky (1804-1878) was a Bohemian [present-day Czech Republic] pathologist, philosopher, and politician. "Rokitansky was a first class anatomist, not the least of his service to pathology being the development method which its anatomical logic and comprehension of detail insured an inspection of every part of the body in every examination" (Long 107 in Hook & Norman 666). "One of the greatest of all gross descriptive pathologists," based his study of disease on considerable evidence, by 1866 Rokitansky was estimated to have performed over 30,000 autopsies. In his final lecture at the Vienna school, he said, "Pathological anatomy has been presented to me by my students as the essential basis of pathological physiology and the elementary doctrine for medical research. On pathological anatomy clinical knowledge is founded, developed, and perfected" (Castiglioni 694). He is remembered for his numerous contributions to medicine, including studies on artery and heart diseases, lardaceous disease, and acute yellow atrophy (Rokitansky's disease), to name a few. Rokitansky's writings are "models ... for clarity of demonstration and reasoning power," particularly his Manual of Pathological Anatomy, which "far surpassed any previous texts on the subject" (Castiglioni 694). The first edition, Handbuch der Allgemeine Pathologischen Anatomie (Vienna: Braumüller & Seidel, 1842-6), "attempted a revival of humoral pathology, based upon current physiological theory of a 'blastema' or primitive fluid substance from which formed elements were derived" (Hook & Norman 666). However, Rokitansky eliminated these humoral theories from the next two editions of his work, under pressure from Rudolf Virchow who criticized them as "monstrous anachronism" (Hook & Norman 666). This "most important book ... left but few gaps for subsequent workers. From now on, the science of pathology was to be prosecuted in a new spirit with new instruments" (Singer & Underwood 171). Castiglioni, Arturo. A History of Medicine. Translated from the Italian and edited by E. B. Krumbhaar. New York: Jason Aronson, 1969; Hook, Diana H., and Jeremy M. Norman. "1845. Rokitansky, Carl (1804-1878)." The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science & Medicine. Vol. 2. San Francisco: Jeremy Norman, 1991; Singer, Charles, and Ashworth E. Underwood. A Short History of Medicine. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1962. PROVENANCE: E.H. (Ernest Henry) Starling (1866-1927), was an eminent physiologist at University College, London, who collaborated extensively with William Bayliss. He discovered the Starling principle of fluid exchange, which was key to understanding how plasma fluid enters and exits the bloodstream. Starling was twice nominated for a Nobel Prize but was tabled due to circumstances between personal politics of the assessor (J.E. Johansson) and the war. Then his sudden and mysterious death in Jamaica cut short a brilliant life. FULL TITLE: Vol. I: A Manual of General Pathological Anatomy, translated from the German by William Edward Swaine. Vol. II: The Pathological Anatomy of the Abdominal Viscera, translated by Edward Sieveking. Vol. III: The Pathological Anatomy of the Bones, Cartilages, Muscles, & Skin, of Cellular and Fibrous Tissue, Serous and Mucous Membrane, and of the Nervous System, translated by Charles Hewitt Moore. Vol. IV: The Pathological Anatomy of the Organs of Respiration and Circulation, translated by George E. Day. [MK]

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        Investigation of the Laws of Thought, On Which are Founded the Mathematical Theories of Logic and Probabilities

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1854. This appears to be the first edition, probable third state, with the Errata page following the table of contents, the Note following page 424 and Macmillan and Co. listed as the publisher on the title page. This is an ex-library book with most of the usual markings. Otherwise, the hardcover book is generally good with damage to the hinges (it has been been somewhat repaired and the first few pages have been glued a bit sloppily), wear to the binding, shelfwear, bumped corners, a tear to the bottom half of the title page near the inner margin and some pages with small tears. Issued without a dust jacket. A good example of a very scarce edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Ex-Library.

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        Warren's General Map North American US West 1854 Jefferson Davis huge RR Survey

      1854 - Map of the Territory of the United States From the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean Ordered by the Hon. Jeff'n Davis. Secretary of War Lieut. G. K. Warren & Maj. Emory. (Exploration & mapping of America West of Mississippi river) Issued Washington, D. C., 1854-7 by U. S. Gov. Railroad Survey. Eng. & Litho. by Siebert. A monumental mid-19th century map issued under the directions of Lt. Warren, Jefferson Davis, Maj. Emory and other U. S. Government Departments. Widely authoritatively considered to be the most signficant mapping of the Western American continent until this date. Wheat* devotes a remarkable eight full pages to discussing it and describes it as the historical cartographic pinnacle of the era. Warren displayed an energy, zeal and mastery of synthesis in the creation of this map impossible prior to his task. Captures the American West to the Pacific coast with a level of detail and accuracy previously unknown and unmapped thus. Map remains mostly well preserved aside from top left panel region (original inset panel). Like all U. S. government maps issued for the Railroad survey explorations across the country in the middle of the century, this map was printed on a relatively thin and fragile lithographic paper. Two huge sheets, joined along the middle as issued. This paper is now visibly age-toned along the fold lines, and must be unfolded & handled with some care. Top left single panel cleanly ripped through due to being an inset tab and the weight of the folded map stressing the paper; this long tear throught the panel now temporarily closed with archival tape on reverse. Some small loss along the age browned short top left fold line as well, representing where the map was exposed to time when folded up as issued. Priced to reflect condition as described above, worthy of professional archival backing. Original fold lines as issued; map still largely clean & fresh internally, appears to have rarely been unfolded over the years. A gargantuan wall map which often displays restoration, this example entirely acceptable for most connoisseurs, collectors & institutions unless one seeks extremely fine. Sheet measures c. 47" x 47" (almost 4 feet x 4 feet). Printed area measures c. 42' x 45". [R13132].*Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West, 936 [pp. 84-92]; 824 (there noting how all these RR survey maps were printed on fragile thin lithographic paper which simply does not hold up well and is often found with tears and various signs of nearly unavoidable age deterioration). Goetzman called the publication of the original 1857 edition "an event comparable in importance to publication of Lewis and Clark's first reports, Warren's map marked the culmination of six decades of effort to comprehend the outlines of western geography Compared to Warren's map, all previous works of a general nature on the trans-Mississippi West are mere sketches." * Cohen & Taliaferro description, found Old Maps online price record.

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        Na Motu: or, Reef-Rovings in the South Seas. A Narrative of Adventures at the Hawaiian, Georgian and Society Islands.

      New York: Pudney & Russell,, 1854. With an appendix relating to the resources, social and political condition of Polynesia, and subjects of interest in the Pacific Ocean. Octavo. Original pale brown horizontally-ribbed cloth, title gilt to the spine together with pictorial device of the Tahitian boy and girl from the title page, embossed panelling to sides, gilt urn device to front cover, yellow endpapers. Tinted lithographic pictorial title page and 11 other similar plates by Snyder, Black and Sturn after Perkins, 2 maps (Hawaiian Islands and Tahitian and Society Islands). Attractive nautical bookplate of John Husband, bookseller's ticket of Alfred W. Paine, New York City ("Books relating to salt water"). Spine and periphery of boards a little sunned, minor stain at fore-edge of front cover. A very good copy. First edition of a key book on Hawaii – "an important and lively narrative" (Forbes) - containing one of the earliest accounts of surfing: "Surfriding and surfrider also hold the honour of being the terms in longest continual use to describe the act of riding waves and those who ride them. The former appears for the first time apparently in Edward T. Perkins's Na Motu: or, Reef-Rovings in the South Seas (1854). Describing his experience in the waves on Maui with a group of 'about twenty girls, of various ages, and a dozen boys,' Perkins wrote: 'the art of surf-riding is not so simple as it would seem.' Because the verb 'to surf' had not yet come into usage in the sense of 'to ride waves,' Perkins wrote that he 'sported in the waves' for about fifteen minutes until he wiped out: 'a roller caught me as it broke, and wrenching the board from my hands, whirled me along in every conceivable attitude; and on recovering from the shock, I was compelled to abandon my aquatic sports for the remainder of the day.'" (Patrick Moser ed., Pacific Passages: An Anthology of Surf Writings, 2008, p. 10). Perkins's account (pp. 196-97) is most engaging. "In 1848 Perkins sailed on the Planet, an American whaling ship, to Hawaii, where he lived for nearly two years. He later spent considerable time on Bora Bora, Raiatea, and Tahiti, in the Society Islands. Perkins gives interesting data on whaling as well as on the islands he visited. In his extensive appendices, he drops his chatty style and gives useful factual information on Polynesia in general and the Hawaiian Islands in particular, and on the missionaries, French influence in Oceania, and American whaling interests in the Pacific Ocean" (Hill). The work is divided into three main sections, "The Whale-Ship", "Hawaiian Islands", "Georgian [Tahiti] and Society Islands" and is attractively illustrated from drawings by the author. On p. 323 Perkins mentions Herman Melville and Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847) and in particular the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Bell; Melville describing the latter glowingly: "She had such eyes, such moss-roses in her cheeks, such a divine air in the saddle that, to my dying day, I shall never forget Mrs. Bell" (Omoo pp. 364-65).

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        Shooting in the Himalayas. A journal of sporting adventures and travel in Chinese Tartary, Ladac, Thibet, Cashmere, etc.

      Richard Bentley London 1854 - First edition. Royal 8vo, xii, 375pp, additional engraved title, 8 lithograph plates including frontispiece, illustrations in text, folding map, some spotting, original olive green blindstamped cloth gilt, pictorial gilt blocks to upper cover and spine,neat repairs to extremities. Provenance: Himalayan explorer, N. Tombazi (bookplate). "An excellent early work on sport in the Himalayas, this recounts Markham's hunts after tiger in the Dehra Doon, with episodes of hunting thar and serow in the hill country." (Czech). Czech, Asian p134. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vita di S. Margherita da Cortona ... raccolta da' processi per la sua canonizzazione da Francesco Marchese ... 1.a Edizione Napolitana diligentemente riveduta e corretta. Per A. F.

      Stab. Tipografico di Andrea Festa - nNapoli, 1854. ITALIANO 0,14 Volume della metà dell'800 in stato discreto, coperta in cartoncino, punte del patto anteriore piegate, bordo e punte consunti, cima e piede con lacerazioni, cancellature a penna e cifra su piatto inferiore, macchie, accenno di fioritura sparsa, tagli con barbe, pagine in buono stato, poche con becca. Elegante testatina e capolettera su incipit. I edizione Napoletana "diligentemente riveduta e corretta. Solo Tomo II. USATO

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        Na Motu: or, Reef-Rovings in the South Seas. A Narrative of Adventures at the Hawaiian, Georgian and Society Islands. With an appendix relating to the resources, social and political condition of Polynesia, and subjects of interest in the Pacific Ocean.

      New York: Pudney & Russell, 1854 - Octavo. Original pale brown horizontally-ribbed cloth, title gilt to the spine together with pictorial device of the Tahitian boy and girl from the title page, embossed panelling to sides, gilt urn device to front cover, yellow endpapers. Attractive nautical bookplate of John Husband, bookseller's ticket of Alfred W. Paine, New York City ("Books relating to salt water"). Spine and periphery of boards a little sunned, minor stain at fore-edge of front cover. A very good copy. Tinted lithographic pictorial title page and 11 other similar plates by Snyder, Black and Sturn after Perkins, 2 maps (Hawaiian Islands and Tahitian and Society Islands). First edition of a key book on Hawaii – "an important and lively narrative" (Forbes) - containing one of the earliest accounts of surfing: "Surfriding and surfrider also hold the honour of being the terms in longest continual use to describe the act of riding waves and those who ride them. The former appears for the first time apparently in Edward T. Perkins's Na Motu: or, Reef-Rovings in the South Seas (1854). Describing his experience in the waves on Maui with a group of 'about twenty girls, of various ages, and a dozen boys,' Perkins wrote: 'the art of surf-riding is not so simple as it would seem.' Because the verb 'to surf' had not yet come into usage in the sense of 'to ride waves,' Perkins wrote that he 'sported in the waves' for about fifteen minutes until he wiped out: 'a roller caught me as it broke, and wrenching the board from my hands, whirled me along in every conceivable attitude; and on recovering from the shock, I was compelled to abandon my aquatic sports for the remainder of the day.'" (Patrick Moser ed., Pacific Passages: An Anthology of Surf Writings, 2008, p. 10). Perkins's account (pp. 196-97) is most engaging. "In 1848 Perkins sailed on the Planet, an American whaling ship, to Hawaii, where he lived for nearly two years. He later spent considerable time on Bora Bora, Raiatea, and Tahiti, in the Society Islands. Perkins gives interesting data on whaling as well as on the islands he visited. In his extensive appendices, he drops his chatty style and gives useful factual information on Polynesia in general and the Hawaiian Islands in particular, and on the missionaries, French influence in Oceania, and American whaling interests in the Pacific Ocean" (Hill). The work is divided into three main sections, "The Whale-Ship", "Hawaiian Islands", "Georgian [Tahiti] and Society Islands" and is attractively illustrated from drawings by the author. On p. 323 Perkins mentions Herman Melville and Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847) and in particular the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Bell; Melville describing the latter glowingly: "She had such eyes, such moss-roses in her cheeks, such a divine air in the saddle that, to my dying day, I shall never forget Mrs. Bell" (Omoo pp. 364-65). Forbes 2045; Forster 81; Hill 1325; Hunnewell p. 62; Judd 143 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ITINERARIO GENERAL DE ESPAÑA POR EL CUERPO DE ESTADO MAYOR DEL EJERCITO. ITINERARIO DESCRIPTIVO DE MADRID A IRUN. PASANDO POR BURGOS Y VITORIA, CON LOS RAMALES DE VITORIA A BEASAÍN POR ALSASUA Y DE ANDOAIN A IRUN POR SAN SEBASTIÁN Y RENTERÍA. EJECUTADO EN 1849 Y AUMENTADO EN 1852.

      M. Ribadeneyra, Madrid 1854 - Materia: Itinerarios. Militar. Cartografía. Caminos. Carlismo. Publicación: Madrid, Imprenta yEsterotipia de M. Rivadeneyra, 1854. Descripción física: Octavo oblongo (17,5 x 23,5 cm.) 364 páginas, 17 + 2 (14-II y 14 - III) mapas plegados. Encuadernación holandesa piel actual. Conservación: Muy buen estado, conserva cubiertas originales. BS2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Walden; Or, Life in the Woods

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Somewhat recent full leather binding with gilt tooling and raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled end sheets. Bound without ads and lacking inserted map at page 307. Leather binding lightly rubbed and lightly scuffed. Contents Very Good, pages toned and with light, sporadic foxing, several nicks and creases, light damp staining to bottom edge of prelims and terminals. A solid copy of one of the most important Transcendentalist works.

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        Recherches sur le culte du cyprès pyramidal chez les peuples civilisés de l'antiquité.

      Paris, Imprimerie impériale, Gide et J. Baudry 1854 - grand in-8, 21 planches, demi-basane blonde, dos lisse, couv. cons. (reliure de l'époque). Dos frotté, épidermures, qqs rousseurs. Après une brillante carrière diplomatique Félix Lajard (1783-1858) se consacra à l'archéologie, passion contractée lors de ses différents voyages au Moyen-Orient. Atlas seul. Rare.

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        Manuscript receipt, signed "X" as mark of S W Gordon, with scrawl as his seal

      State of Texas, Gonzales County, 1854. 1 page. 1 vols. 4to. Bill of Sale to Wm. A. Matthews of Gonzales County. Folds, some light offsetting, else in very good condition. 1 page. 1 vols. 4to. Texas Slave Trade. Document acknowledging receipt of eight hundred dollars and writing "I have this day bargained sold & delivered unto him said Matthews a certain negro girl names Virginia of Black complexion and about Eleven years old. And I warrant said negro Girl to be sound in body and mind and a slave for life." Witnessed by F. Chinault and D. L. H. Daret.

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        Grundzüge der Physik als Compendium zu seien Vorlesungen

      Schrag, Nürnberg 1854 - Mit 159 Holzschnitten;Ledereinband mit Goldprägung(leicht berieben) 563 S. 22x15;(t54) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les anges de la famille

      - Bonneville, Paris 1854, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Seconda edizione illustrata di due incisioni incastonate con un frontespizio. autografo Rare firmato di Marceline Desbordes-Valmore al signor C. Piellat. Binding metà pecora melanzane, colonna vertebrale piatto decorato con punti d'oro, reti fredde ansi come caselle dorate doppie decorati con arabeschi dorati, leggermente strofinato tappi superiori, piatti di carta marmorizzata, due intoppi minori sui tagli, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, contemporaneo di legame. Alcuni Foxing minore principalmente margini di alcune foglie. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition illustrée de deux gravures hors-texte dont une en frontispice. Rare envoi autographe signé de Marceline Desbordes-Valmore à monsieur C. Piellat. Reliure en demi basane aubergine, dos lisse orné de pointillés dorés, de filets à froid ansi que de doubles caissons dorés agrémentés d' arabesques dorées, coiffes supérieures légèrement frottées, plats de papier marbré, deux légers accrocs sur les coupes, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Quelques petites rousseurs essentiellement en marges de certains feuillets.  

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        The Non-Slaveholder, Volumes 1 and 2 bound together

      Philadelphia: George W. Taylor, 1854. Half leather. Very good. 24 monthly issues bound together. Complete; each volume contains 104 text pages. Half-leather with marbled boards; 6.75" x 10.25". Sound binding. Clean pages with light intermittent foxing. Old pencil annotation at top of the first title page. Light dampstain to the first six leaves. Some edge wear to cover; two-inch loss of spine covering at head and tail. This ardent abolitionist journal includes coverage of the debate regarding the expansion of slavery, news of anti-slavery events, some early writings of Frederick Douglass, discussion of Quaker events, American slavery laws, Uncle Tom's Cabin, temperance issues including the "Maine Law," and much more. The journal was the organ of the Free Produce Society of Philadelphia and its publisher, George Taylor, managed the city's Free Produce Store. 'Free Produce' included all manners of goods (traditionally made with slave labor) that were produced without any taint of slavery. Such items were much more expensive than slave-produced items, but the most principled Quakers and abolitionists paid the price to keep their consciences clear. Although the Society disbanded in 1856, Taylor kept the store open until after the Civil War when customers no longer saw a reason to patronize him. See The Atlantic Monthly (October, 1868) and Cison's "Quality Came Second" in Main Line Today (March, 2007).Scarce. While digital and microform reprints are common, as of 2017, OCLC shows only a few institutions holding intermittent original issues. Two auction records are on file at the Rare Book Hub.

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        Die Feuerwerkkunst in ihrem ganzen Umfange. Lehrbuch der Lustfeuerwerkerei für Künstler vom Fach und Dilettanten. Erster [UND: Zweiter] Band.

      Ulm und 1852 1854 - EA (und 2. Aufl.?); 2 Bände; ca 22x14 cm; VI (statt VIII), 447 (1); (2) 670 Seiten mit 2 illustr. lith. Titelblättern und zahlreichen Textholzstichen; Leinwandeinbände d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einbände vor allem am Buchrücken etwas fleckig, kleiner Stempel auf Innendeckel, typographisches Titelblatt zu Band 1 nicht mit eingebunden, Seiten teils mehr oder weniger meist am Blattrand stockfleckig; sonst guter Zustand) Band 2 in der seltenen Erstausgabe, Band 1 seltsamerweise ohne das typographischen Titelblatt. Das lithographierte Titelblatt datiert 1854 [die EA wäre 1848], was auf eine von mir nirgendwo nachzuweisende 2. Auflage schließen lassen würde. 0,000 gr. Feuerwerk; Pyrotechnik [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Walden; Or, Life in the Woods

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Somewhat recent full leather binding with gilt tooling and raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled end sheets. Bound without ads and lacking inserted map at page 307. Leather binding lightly rubbed and lightly scuffed. Contents Very Good, pages toned and with light, sporadic foxing, several nicks and creases, light damp staining to bottom edge of prelims and terminals. A solid copy of one of the most important Transcendentalist works.

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        Poems, By William Bell Scott

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 65, Cornhill, 1854. F'cap 8vo in half-sheets; half-title; fine wood-engraved pictorial title-page a by the author (reading 'Poems By a painter'); letterpress title-page; two inserted wood-engraved plates by Scott; leaves [C1] and [H4] signed 'C+' and '+', presumably as cancels; signature mark lacking to 'D1'; printer's imprint leaf at end, blank on verso; pp.[2]+iv+226+[ii]; nine-entry Errata slip tipped in before p.[1]; glazed dark red boards, paper spine-label; a.e uncut. Paper faded on spine, and rubbed over joints; label very slightly rubbed, and chipped at corners (not affecting printed area); light embrowning to edges of plates; one or two neat ink notes (v. below); otherwise fine internally. Presentation copy, with the author's signed holograph inscription on the front paste-down, dated '8 May 1888', to the Scottish professor, novelist, critic, journalist, logician, etc., William Minto, who was at the time working on 'Autobiographical Notes of the Life of William Bell Scott...and notices of his artistic and poetic circle of friends', published in two volumes in 1892. Despite the errata slip, Scott has corrected the errata, and in one place added a nineteen word note on one of the poems for the benefit of Minto's research. From the library of Simon and Judith Adams Nowell-Smith, with their (separate) book-labels above and below Scott's inscription on the front paste-down, together with their pencilled bibliographical notes. Loosely laid-in is a leaf of further notes in Nowell-Smith'a hand, together with Scott's visiting-card, to which he has added a holograph note that his address, 'Belleview House, Chelsea' has been given a street number and is 'now 92 Cheyne Walk'. The book was published variously in drab boards with a paper spine label, and blue cloth, gilt. The present copy does not appear to have been rebound, and may represent a late stage of the proof. Printed in Newcastle-upon-tyne by G. Bourchier Richardson. Fredeman, 56.5; COPAC records copies at the British Library, the London Library, and Durham only. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        SIBERIA: KYAKHTA] [Official Broadside, Titled:] Pravila dlya vodvoreniya v Kyakhtinskoy torgovoy slobode i propuska tuda raznogo roda lyudey [i.e. Rules for the Settlement in the Kyakhta Trade Quarter and Passes for Different Kinds of People]

      - [St. Petersburg], 19 March 1854. 2 pp. 35x22 cm. Foldmarks, left margin with minor tear after being removed from a stub, Soviet bookshop's stamp on verso, but overall a very good document. Official rules regulating residence in the Kyakhta trade quarter, a major centre of Russian-Chinese tea trade in the 18-19th centuries. The rules were issued by the Siberian Committee (the main government body administering Siberia in the 1820-1860s), with the original being signed by the Committee's chairman count A. Chernyshyov, and six members: count P. Kiselyov, count L. Perovsky, D. Bibikov, N. Annenkov, count V. Panin and P. Brok. The residence was allowed to local government officials, merchants, various types of workers, property owners and their family members. The paper regulates the issue of special passes for the visitors of Kyakhta; convicted smugglers were banned from entering the quarter. ''Kyakhta, formerly (until 1934) Troitskosavsk, town, Buryatia, south-central Siberia, Russia. It lies in the basin of the Selenga River, on the frontier with Mongolia. The town is on the railway and motor road from Ulan-Ude to Ulaanbaatar; both routes follow an ancient caravan track that was the only recognized link between Russia and China in the 17th and 18th centuries'' (Encyclopaedia Britannica). ''While the Trinity Fort fulfilled administrative and security functions, trade was handled by the adjacent settlement of Kyakhtinskaya Sloboda (Kyakhta Quarter), also founded in 1727. Here Russian merchants gathered to trade fur, leather, hides and cattle for a variety of Chinese goods, including silk and some porcelain, but with special emphasis on spices such as ginger and rhubarb, which were highly valued for medicinal properties. By the 1760s, Kyakhta Quarter had become the primary border point for trade with China, and the population and prosperity of both Russian settlements increased accordingly. Chinese merchants gathered across the border in a third settlement, known as Maimachin-a generic Chinese term meaning ''trading center''. By the late 18th century, the most significant import by far was tea, which for almost a century Kyakhta provided not only to the enormous Russian market, but also to much of Europe'' (Kyakhta: The Russian Source for All the Tea in China / Russia beyond the headlines). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrirter Alpen-Führer. Malerische Schilderungen des Schweizerlandes. ein Reise-Handbuch für die Besucher der Alpenwelt. Mit 200 Illustrationen, 20 Routenkarten, einer Uebersichtskarte der Schweiz und einem Panorama von Rigi-Kulm.

      Leipzig, J. J. Weber, 1854, - kl. in-8vo, XVI (Halb-Titel - Titelbl. -Vorwort - Inhalts-Verzeichnis - Verzeichnis d. Ill. u. Routenkarten) + XLVIII (Einleitung) + 710 S. (+ 1 Bl.: Druck von Brockhaus Leipzig), illustriert mit 200 Abbildungen + 20 kol. Routenkarten + 1 Panorama von Rigi-Kulm, Original-Vorsätze mit Verlagsinformationen, leimschattig, Original-Leinenband. Rücken und Deckel goldgeprägt, Schönes Exemplar. Postwesen, Münzwesen d. Schweiz mit Abbildungen ?das neue Schweizergeld ?1850?, Der Alpenführer in 20 Kapiteln abgefasst ausch das Veltlin, der Comer-See, Lage Maggiore, Simplon, das Chamouny- und Aosta-Thal, etc. Im Anhang: Reise-Routen - Ganze Schweiz, Spezial-Touren, Gasthöfe, Restaurationen, Cafés, Führer- und Transport-Tarife - für Sesselträger - im Bad Leuk für Gepäck- und Sessel-Träger, sowie für Pferde.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Wäber 82, die Ausgabe von 1854 ?mit 20 Routenkarten?, wie in diesem Exemplar im Titel erwähnt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Investigation of the Laws of Thought, On Which are Founded the Mathematical Theories of Logic and Probabilities

      Macmillan and Co., London 1854 - This appears to be the first edition, probable third state, with the Errata page following the table of contents, the Note following page 424 and Macmillan and Co. listed as the publisher on the title page. This is an ex-library book with most of the usual markings. Otherwise, the hardcover book is generally good with damage to the hinges (it has been been somewhat repaired and the first few pages have been glued a bit sloppily), wear to the binding, shelfwear, bumped corners, a tear to the bottom half of the title page near the inner margin and some pages with small tears. Issued without a dust jacket. A good example of a very scarce edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Phelps' New York City Guide; Being A Pocket Directory For Strangers And Citizens To The Prominent Objects Of Interest In The Great Commercial Metropolis, And Conductor To Its Environs.

      Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning, New York 1854 - Bound in green cloth with gold titles. Complete with the hand colored map tipped in at the rear of the book. The map titled" Fanning's map of New-York city. 1854" has a few splits at the folds but remains bright. The book has some light foxing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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