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        The Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery: Containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most beautiful and curious flowering plants and shrubs cultivated in Great Britain. Selected from the works of John Lindley R. Sweet and D. Don to which are added English descriptions, and the most recent practical hints on culture, propagation, etc. by a practical floriculturist (Volumes 1 and 2 ONLY of 4)

      London: G. Willis, 1854. Hardbound. A lovely set internally. Ex library copies with library binding, perforation stamp on each title page, bar codes in back, and end paper/spine stamps. Plates generally quite nice, some extremely fresh and crisp and with beautiful hand coloring; some colored entirely, others only partially. Volume 1: One plate (detached but laid in) is a folding plate and is completely torn along the fold but could be repaired; foxing to some pages, but plates free of marks and soiling. Occasional light chip to a plate edge, not at all affecting the image. Volume 2: A cleaner, tighter copy than Vol. 1 but with a stamp on the image of two of the plates.. Green library buckram. Each volume contains numerous hand-colored plates, with tissue guards; each plate accompanied by a 2-page annotation. The plate and text both are numbered the same, as a "group." Volume 1 contains 50 of the published 72 color plates (numbered 1 - 72) and ALL of the text, including the annotations for the missing plates. Volume 2 contains 47 of 72 plates (numbered 73 - 144), again with annotations for both present and missing plates. Sold as a collection of 97 hand-colored botanical plates, about 5 with significant faults. These plates would enhance any decor and be even more stunning when properly framed. Kept together as a set on ornamental gardening, this is a valuable reference. Included is a volume-specific index at the front of each book. Scarce copies. Contact us for a list of specific plates present, which will be presented to you as a jpeg of the pages, with pencil notations.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Walden; or, Life in the Woods. By Henry D. Thoreau.

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields.M DCCC LIV. 1854 1854. First edition.?The lines beginning ?Light-winged Smoke, Icarian bird? (p.271) were published in the Dial for April, 1843, under the title of ?Smoke?, but nothing else in the book appears ever to have been printed before? - Francis H. Allen, A Bibliography of Henry David Thoreau, 1908, p.9.In the publisher?s milk-chocolate-coloured binding with blind-ruled borders and blind-stamped central motif on both boards, a little light spotting and bumping.Title, author and publisher gilt on spine which has recently been re-capped.Leaf size 180x110mm; [5], 6-357, [1] pages, followed by two blank leaves then the rear free end-paper.A six-page list: ?New Books and New Editions published by Ticknor and Fields?, headed ?Boston, 135 Washington Street | June 1854? is bound in after the rear end-paper.There is [1] leaf of plates: a Map of Walden Pond, 1846, facing p.307.Ownership inscription ?B. P. Lathbury, 1882? in pencil at head of front free end-paper.Title-page vignette of Thoreau's hut at Walden Pond, signed Baker-Andrew.The ?Complemental Verses? on p.87 are by Thomas Carew.Ralph Waldo Emerson?s poem ?The horseman serves the horse ...? manuscript in a near-contemporary hand at head of first blank at end.A few pencil notes at head of rear paste-down.One gathering slightly out of line.Some light fingering and light dusting at head.A very good, clean and tight copy of this important work.(Further information and photographs available on request.)

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        Der Wasserbau an Gebirgsflüssen oder Praktische Anleitung, die Gebirgsflüsse dort, wo sie in zerstreuten Rinnsalen das flache Land verwüsten, und endlich die sie aufnehmenden Hauptströme versanden, ihre Natur entsprechend zu behandeln, mit erklärender Hinweisung auf wirklich ausgeführte und projektirte Fluss-Correktionen.

      Agb., Matth. Rieger, 1854. 30 x 22,5 cm. VIII, 83 S. Mit 5 gefalt. lithographierten Tafeln. Illustr. OPp. Enthält einen sehr schönen Plan von der Einmündung der Wertach in den Lech mit Augsburg, sowie eine Flußkarte mit dem Gebiet zwischen Donauwörth, Schrobenhausen, Augsburg und Ulm. - Auf dem Vorderdeckel der neu gesetzte Titel mit Zierumrahmung \"Neue Ausgabe. Augsburg, Rieger, 1860\". - Einband gering fleckig und bestoßen. Vorallem zu Beginn etwas stärker braunfleckig. Ohne den fliegenden Vorsatz vorne. Selten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Kulturgeschichte, Flußschiffahrt, Wasserbau

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        Europa disegnata ed incisa sotto la direzione del Capitano Ferd. Arrigoni

      Europa 1854 - Carta geografica dell'Europa, pubblicata in 16 fogli, composta da quattro tavole ( mm. 970x1260 cad.), piegate e telate all'epoca mm 1940x2520

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        La Zoologie Agricole: les Plantes d'Ornement.

      Paris, au Bureau de la Zoologie Agricole et chez V. Masson, (1854-1856). 15 parts, bound in one volume. 4to (310 x 215mm). pp. 192, with 28 engraved plates of which 26 superbly hand-coloured. Recent half calf, spine in 6 compartments with 2 brown gilt lettered labels. A probably unique copy with 6 more plates than called in bibliographies like Nissen, British Museum catalogue, Horn-Schenkling etc. The present copy has the bookplate of J. d'Aguilar, who wrote an article in 'L'Entomologiste' (1997) about the present copy. "Tous les bibliographes citent les 15 livraisons et les 21 planches effectivement commercialisées, mais j'ai pu retrouver 28 planches... Quant aux planches coloriées elles sont 'l'oeuvre du père de l'auteur..." (d'Aguilar)./The title printed on the title-page is as follows: 'La Zoologie Agricole. Ouvrage comprenant l'histoire entière des animaux nuisibles et des animaux utiles'. "Grande est l'ambition de l'oeuvre puisqu'elle est annoncée couvrir l'ensemble de cette discipline: les plantes d'ornement, les fruit, les céréales, les plantes potagères, les arbres des fôrets et des routes, les animaux domestiques, les animaux propres à être acclimatés, etc." (d'Aguilar). The 'Plantes d'Ornement' is the only section published of this work. Our copy includes the printed wrappers of all 15 parts. The colouring of the plates is of the highest quality and very attractive.//Provenance: Bookplate of J. d'Aguilar.//Nissen ZBI, 402.

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        Oakfield or Fellowship In the East

      Longman, UK 1854 - Second Edition 1854. Presentation copy to 'F.B.W Arnold from her affectionate brother the author. Blackheath June 1854'. Originally published under the pseudonym Punjabee. The second edition, of 1854, reveals the author's identity and adds a preface which functions as an apologia.This novel by the youner son of Thomas Arnold and brother of Matthew Arnold is of major importance both as a acoount of the British in India and as a vivid picture of religeous doubt and a young man's crisis of conscience. The book is one of the earliest novelistic accounts of life in British India, and its plot strongly mirrors the biography of its author. Set in India in the years surrounding the First Afghan War, the novel describes the unhappy experiences of the eponymous Edward Oakfield, an Oxford graduate who, we are told, enlisted in the East India Company's military service because he had grown tired of the metaphysical debates dominating that university. In India, Oakfield is repelled by what he sees as an absence of Christian gentlemanliness among the Company's military officers, and he soon retreats to introspection and the comradeship of a few, thinly spread, kindred spirits.The novel is a stinging indictment of the moral standards of the British regiments in India. This second edition contains a new preface by the author in which he defends himself against those who say he slurred the good name of the Indian army officers. The books are good++ and bound in their original cloth. Cloth edges very rubbed and repaired in places. Hinges repaired in places especially at the spine tips. . Contents good. Bookplates to endpapers. More images can be taken upon request. Ref10549 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Sailing Directory for the Cattegat, the Sound, and the Belts; Adapted to Accompany the Large General Chart, Published By R. H. Laurie

      Published for Richard Holmes Laurie 1854 - Green card damp stains, spine wear, tight. iv. 92 pgs index. Very Rare OCLC find 2 copies. Woodcuts, III. - Electric Telegraph. This chain of communications established by means of the electric telegraph which is now extending itself over almost the whole of Europe. submarine telegraphic wires have been laid down both in the Great and Little Belts ect. by Steen Bille. Marine Ministry, Copenhagen, 14th May, 1853. Declarations, descriptions, ect. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Full account of the Loss of the Arcticandnbspwith nearly three hundred lives Containing the statements of Capt Luce the officers and passengers with a record of their awful sufferings and a description of the steamship Written from facts derived from personal interviews with the officers and passengers of the ill fated ship The only authorized and reliable report

      

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        Relation dun Voyage au Thibet en 1852 et dun Voyage chez les Abors en 1853

      

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        Journal dun Voyageaux Mers polaires executandeacute andagrave la Randeacutecherche de Sir John Franklin

      

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        The World Encompassed

      

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        Hard Times for these Times

      

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        MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Third Congress

      Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson (printer), 1854. Quarto. Senate issue, 33d Congress, 2d session, Ex. Doc. No. 1, part III, containing the illustrations belonging to the reports that would accompany this message, (1)pp lists of plates, all 45 plates, plans or maps are present, bound in publisher's dark brown embossed cloth lettered in gilt and blind, spine lettering gilt, some light scattered foxing, a very good copy.

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        Picture of the Russian Steamship Â…

      Nagasaki: , c.1854. Woodblock print with applied colour (354 × 475 mm). Window-mounted in ebonised wood frame with gilt sightline. Lightly browned, and a few minor creases, judicious restoration to a few short splits and scrapes, but overall very good indeed. Wonderful, locally-produced image of the Vostok, a steamship that took part in Vice-Admiral Euphimy Vasil'evich Putiatin's mission to negotiate trade arrangements with the Tokugawa shogunate, which were to result in the signing of the Treaty of Shimoda, the first treaty between the Russian and Japanese Empires. Putiatin sailed from Russia in the frigate Pallas, and stopped at Portsmouth for refitting before facing the rigours of rounding the Cape of Good Hope, and while there he also purchased an "iron-hulled screw steamer, the Fearless, and renamed it Vostok" (Grainger, The First Pacific War, p.51). The Vostok was captained by Voin Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov, a graduate of the St. Petersburg School of Mathematics and Navigational Sciences, and elder brother of the famous composer. Various delays meant that Putiatin's squadron arrived shortly after Admiral Perry's similar expedition, but the Russian's more measured approach contrasted distinctly with that of the Americans, and were to eventually ensure a highly successful outcome. It was recorded that during the squadron's second visit to Nagasaki "just before he left, Nakamura Tameya, the secretary to the plenipotentiaries, a member of the new special committee to introduce steam ships to Japan, came to the schooner Vostok with Putiatin and a Japanese artist to have a look at its engine. The artist made a quick sketch. It was the first steam ship to visit Nagasaki harbour, and only the third to visit Japan" (McOmie, The Russians in Nagasaki, 1853-54, p.54). The present print was probably based upon the drawings and notes made on that occasion, the captioning includes reference to the squadron's first arrival in August 1853, departure in November; return in January 1854, and departure the following month, with no mention of mission's subsequent return in April. The rest of the text is largely given over to technical data; length 30 ken, or a shade under 60 metres, and width 8 ken, 16 metres; two masts; funnel, circumference 6 shaku, about 2 metres; and a note identifying where the "power comes from to create the steam to turn the propeller which is under the ship". A fascinating and uncommon commemoration of this world-historically important first contact.jk

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        Picture of the Russian Steamship

      Nagasaki: c.1854 - Woodblock print with applied colour (354 × 475 mm). Window-mounted in ebonised wood frame with gilt sightline. Lightly browned, and a few minor creases, judicious restoration to a few short splits and scrapes, but overall very good indeed. Wonderful, locally-produced image of the Vostok, a steamship that took part in Vice-Admiral Euphimy Vasil'evich Putiatin's mission to negotiate trade arrangements with the Tokugawa shogunate, which were to result in the signing of the Treaty of Shimoda, the first treaty between the Russian and Japanese Empires. Putiatin sailed from Russia in the frigate Pallas, and stopped at Portsmouth for refitting before facing the rigours of rounding the Cape of Good Hope, and while there he also purchased an "iron-hulled screw steamer, the Fearless, and renamed it Vostok" (Grainger, The First Pacific War, p.51). The Vostok was captained by Voin Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov, a graduate of the St. Petersburg School of Mathematics and Navigational Sciences, and elder brother of the famous composer. Various delays meant that Putiatin's squadron arrived shortly after Admiral Perry's similar expedition, but the Russian's more measured approach contrasted distinctly with that of the Americans, and were to eventually ensure a highly successful outcome. It was recorded that during the squadron's second visit to Nagasaki "just before he left, Nakamura Tameya, the secretary to the plenipotentiaries, a member of the new special committee to introduce steam ships to Japan, came to the schooner Vostok with Putiatin and a Japanese artist to have a look at its engine. The artist made a quick sketch. It was the first steam ship to visit Nagasaki harbour, and only the third to visit Japan" (McOmie, The Russians in Nagasaki, 1853-54, p.54). The present print was probably based upon the drawings and notes made on that occasion, the captioning includes reference to the squadron's first arrival in August 1853, departure in November; return in January 1854, and departure the following month, with no mention of mission's subsequent return in April. The rest of the text is largely given over to technical data; length 30 ken, or a shade under 60 metres, and width 8 ken, 16 metres; two masts; funnel, circumference 6 shaku, about 2 metres; and a note identifying where the "power comes from to create the steam to turn the propeller which is under the ship". A fascinating and uncommon commemoration of this world-historically important first contact.jk

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        The Lost Arctic Voyagers - in three parts Followed by Dr. Rae's Report - in one part

      London: Office, 16, Wellington St. North 1854 - London: Office, 16, Wellington St. North, 1854. First edition. Household Words - A Weekly Journal - Conducted by Charles Dickens, Volume 10. The four articles, all published in December 1854, appear on pages 361-365, 385-393, 433-437 (The Lost Arctic Explorers), and 457-459 (Dr. Rae's Report). Volume 10 is bound together with Volume 9. Contemporary half green calf and pebbled cloth, gilt-ruled spine in six compartments, red calf lettering pieces, marbled edges. Very light spotting on endpapers. Contemporary bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown. Aside from being a prolific novelist, Charles Dickens was also the publisher, editor and major contributor to the weekly journal Household Words, which appeared between 1850 and 1859. Dickens shared the British public's interest in the heroic endeavors of their Arctic explorers, and was deeply affected by the tragic Franklin story. Several weeks after Rae's "Report to the Admiralty" appeared in The Times and The Illustrated London News, Dickens started a series of articles in Household Words titled "The Lost Arctic Voyagers" in which he closely examined all aspects of the alleged fate of John Franklin and his crew. Although Dickens held Rae in very high regard, he refused to believe Rae's conclusion that cannibalism had taken place. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Pittoresque, Dramatique, et Caricaturale de la Sainte Russie

      Published by J. Bry Aine, Paris 1854 - , iv, 207 pages, a complete edition illustrated with 500 black and white illustrations throughout the text First Edition , respined with original spine, boards a little discoloured, foxing throughout, overall in good condition blue cloth, blndstamped ornate decoration front and rear, with gilt title on front , quarto, 21 x 29 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Skibe på søen.

      1854 1854 - Olie på lærred. Signeret i malingen. 46x60 cm. Krakeleringer. 43x58,5 cm. I guldramme [57,5x74 cm.]. * Viggo Fauerholdt debuterede på Charlottenborg i 1854 med tre marinebilleder. I naturlig forlængelse af den Eckersbergske tradition arbejdede han især med søstykker, oftest set i det klare formiddagslys. I overensstemmelse med periodens krav om det nationale islæt og friluftsmaleriet søgte han sine motiver overalt i Danmark: Dragør, Fanø, Sønderborg, Rudkøbing, Svendborg, Helsingør og Bornholm. Han forsøgte sig også, ligesom C.F. Sørensen, med historiemaleriet f.eks. Slaget i Køge Bugt 1. juli 1677. F.s realisme parret med hans naturromantik bragte i løbet af 1860erne hans kunst nærmere den europæiske linie, der i årene umiddelbart før var manifesteret gennem kunstnere som David Monies, E. Jerichau Baumann og ikke mindst hans samtidige, Carl Bloch. F. fastholdt dog, ligesom andre marinemalere som A. Melbye og Carl Bille, den lyse tone i sit maleri og bidrog dermed til at bære Eckersbergskolens krav om lys og kompositionel præcision hen over 1850ernes nye nationale maleri. Som flere af europæerne i generationen før ham og som den samtidige Anton Edvard Kieldrup, valgte han i 1865 at rejse til Düsseldorf, hvor han, kun afbrudt af korte rejser hjem til Danmark, til Sverige og til Holland, opholdt sig indtil sin død i 1883. [Weilbach].

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        Insecta Maderensia; being an Account of the Insects of the Islands of the Madeiran Group

      Van Voorst, London 1854 - xliii, 634, 13 hand-col plates. 4to. HB. Large-4to, orig. blue blind stamped cloth, rebacked preserving original spine; scuff mark to rear cover. Foxing to some plates, mostly marginal, but heavier to first and last. Previous owners' bookplates to endpaper. Vg. Rare. Engraved plates by Frederick Smith (after J.O. Westwood). Error in pagination in this copy with pp xli-xliii numbered as 33-35. Horn-Schenkling: 134764; Nissen ZBI: 4440. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fine large lithograph by Charles Baugniet (1814-1886) of the Portuguese child prodigy pianist and composer aged 8-1/2. With an autograph inscription signed "Arthur Napoleon" and dated April 17, 1856, Strasbourg in ink to lower right portion of mount

      [?Paris]: Printed by M & N Hanhart. Very rare. BNF Catalogue Générale Inventaire 8454338. "[Napoleão] made his first concert appearance in Lisbon at the age of seven and then toured Europe, playing for kings and Napoleon III. In London he studied with Hallé, and in Paris with Herz. In Berlin Meyerbeer presented him at court in 1854 and in Weimar he was praised by Liszt." He first toured Brazil in August of 1857, made another concert tour which included the U.S., the settled in Rio de Janeiro in 1866. He founded the publishing house Narciso and Artur Napoleão in 1878, and "provided a significant stimulation to Brazilian musical production for about a century... The critic Alfredo Camarate said that Napoleão resembled Chopin in the sweetness of his playing and Liszt in his bravura. He composed an opera, O remorso vivo (1866), orchestral works, songs, and piano pieces. He also wrote études of pianistic techniques based on those of Cramer." Gerard Béhague in Grove Music Online.. 442 x 340 mm. + wide margins. Signed by the artist in the stone. Oval. A fine impression on chine-appliqué, laid down. With printed titling to mount: "Arthur Napoleon The Young Portuguese Pianist, Eight Years & Half Old. Honorary Member of The Philharmonic Societies of Lisbon & Oporto." Some foxing to mount; inscription slightly faded; remnants of hinges to upper corners of verso.

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        Turkey and the Turks;

      London: James Madden,, 1854. or Historical Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Present Condition of the Ottoman Empire. 2 volumes octavo, bound as one. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine together with a panel incorporating a fountain, trophy of "Oriental" arms and two falcons, wide, ornate blind panels to both boards, large fountain centre-tool, gilt to the front, and in blind to the back, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Hand-coloured frontispiece and one other plate to each volume. Somewhat rubbed and soiled, but sound, hinges carefully repaired, light browning to the text-block, certainly about very good and not unattractive. Early re-issue of Neale's Islamism: its Rise and Progress (1854), with the addition of four costume plates, a cancel general title, and no title page to volume II. Uncommon in either issue, nine copies as here on OCLC, but none in the UK where Copac records six sets of the first issue. "The work is basically a history of Islam and includes the Arab caliphates, the Saracens, the Moslems in India, as well as the Ottoman Empire. It is carried up to the Crimean War and also contains an account of the Greek revolution Â… Neale was in the diplomatic service and had served in the Far East - Siam, Sumatra, Penang - as well as South Africa, Palestine and Turkey" (Blackmer).

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        7 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Spa u.a., 1854-1857. Zus. 19 S., 8° u. 4°. Beiliegend 4 (3 eigenh.) Briefe von Arenbergs Frau Sophie Prinzessin von Auersperg (österr. Schriftstellerin u. Wohltäterin; 1811-1901; zus. 6 S., 8°), nach der 1905 die Salzburger Arenbergstraße benannt wurde. - 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. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Arenberg, Ernst Prinz von, Sophie Prinzessin von Auersperg, 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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: (Complete 8 Volume Set)

      London: John Murray, 1854. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Complete eight volume set. Full calf leather bindings, expertly rebacked. Spines have five raised bands, black leather title and volume labels, gilt decorated compartments. Gilt and blind border to boards, marbled page edges. Excellent solid bindings with no cracking or rubbing to joints. Some marking and a few small tears to the leather on boards. Light foxing to frontis in Vol I, text is otherwise very clean throughout all volumes. Complete with all 13 maps: 12 are fold outs, 5 of them coloured. Frontis map to Vol VIII has two tears to inner margin, all are otherwise excellent. A nice solid example of the first William Smith edition. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a very heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. xxxii, 415 + x, 425 + viii, 433 + viii, 410 + viii, 415 + viii, 428 + x, 412 + viii, 434

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        Flora del Tirolo meridionale, ossia, descrizione delle specie fanerogame che crescono spontanee sopra il suolo trentino e nelle terre adjacenti comprese fra la catena delle Alpi Retiche sino ai confini del Lombardo-Veneto, loro proprietà ec. ec.: opera disposta dietro il metodo naturale ed elaborata sull’erbario facchiniano e proprio.

      Sicca, Padova. 1854 - "Mi applicai da prima alle Scienze naturali, alla storia ed alla filosofia; la botanica divenne la scienza di mia particolare predilezione, ed ottenni molti incoraggiamenti da botanici distinti. Ho compilato una Flora Tiroliæ australis contenente le Monocotiledoni e le Dicotiledoni dalle conifere alle Rubiacee". Importante opera che uscì sotto forma di 9 dispense divise in due volumi (Monocotiledoni e Dicotiledonie) perciò quanto mai rara da trovare completa e ben conservata come il nostro esemplare. Bella. Formato: 9 dispense. (XX, 964 p.; 820, [1] c. di tav. ripieg.), bross. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, più evidenti alla bross.

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        Op. 52]. Tristesse au jardin (Laurent Tailhade). Autograph musical manuscript signed

      - Folio (ca. 350 x 267 mm.). Half dark red morocco with marbled boards, "Florent Schmitt - Manuscrit" gilt to spine, marbled endpapers. [1] title, [2]-[14] manuscript music numbered I-XI, with pp. X-XI repeated, and X-bis crossed out. Notated in black and purple ink on 20-stave paper with "H. Lard Esnault Ed. Bellamy Sr. Paris" blindstamped at inner margins. Set for voice and piano: "Le doux rêve que tu nias, je l'ai su retrouver parmi les lis et les pétunias. Voici que par les allées meurent les blanches azalées." With text by the French satirical poet, Laurent Tailhade (1854-1919), excerpted from "Vitraux" in Poèmes élégiaques (1907). First page of music with Schmitt's autograph signature and dedication "à Madame de Saint-Marceaux." Page XI-bis initialed "F.P." and dated "1er au 2 mars [18]97 à une heure vague de la nuit." Occasional erasures and corrections, most often in purple ink, in the composer's hand. Each page guarded at inner margin; occasional light soiling, staining, and browning to edges; final measure of p. II slightly blurred at "diminuez"; dedication partially erased. An attractive manuscript. The complete manuscript of the unpublished original version for voice and piano, with some signficant differences from the later version for piano and orchestra (1908), first published (in piano reduction) by A. Zunz Mathot in 1910. The autograph of the orchestral version is at the Bibliothèque nationale de France.On March 13, 1909 the Société Nationale de Musique presented a program of eight orchestral works, all of which were being heard for the first time. Of Tristesse, the fifth work, Ravel opined: "Amid all this, Schmitt seemed like an intruder, with his noble inspiration and musical line, his sumptuous and delicate orchestration: everything that the others lacked. " (Letter to Cipa Godebski, dated March 14, 1909). Ravel and Schmitt were lifelong friends. Orenstein: A Ravel Reader, pp. 103-104.The original dedicatee, Marguerite de Saint-Marceaux (1850-1930; née Jourdain), was the wife of the sculptor René de Saint-Marceaux, and hostess of a famed Parisian music salon frequented by Ravel, Debussy, and other composers. Schmitt dedicated the published version of Tristesse to Madame Jane Engel-Bathori (1877-1970), a noted French mezzo-soprano. "In a time when many composers embraced Impressionism, [Schmitt's] music, albeit influenced by Debussy, was admired for its energy, dynamism, grandeur, and virility, for its union of French clarity and German strength. Schmitt was considered a pioneer during his lifetime, rejected by some and embraced by others for a style that influenced and helped prepare for later innovations by Stravinsky, Ravel, Honegger and Roussel." Jann Pasler and Jerry Rife in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Franz Joseph I und Elisabeth\". Das Kaiserpaar in einer eleganten Kutsche, gezogen von 2 Rennpferden, dahinter Begleitung von 2 Reitern. Getönte Lithographie von Sonntag.

      Wien, L.T. Neumann, (1854). Format (Bildbereich): 190 x 385 mm. Blattgröße: 360 x 540 mm.*Zeigt das frisch vermählte Paar Elisabeth und Franz Joseph I bei Ausritt in der Kutsche in bewegter Fahrt. - Sauberes Exemplar in tadelloser Erhaltung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Porträt Portrait Herrscher Erzhaus Kaiserhaus Österreich Sissi Sisi Elisabeth

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        Les Cartes à jouer et la cartomancie.

      Hachette, Paris 1854 - In-12 de VI-390 pp., maroquin vert, dos à nerfs, coupes ciselées, dentelles intérieure, tranches marbrées (Simier). Edition originale. Histoire illustrée de Paul Boiteau (1830-1886) assortie de nombreux documents sur l'introduction des cartes en Europe par les bohémiens et sur les jeux autrefois en vogue. Contient : I. Histoire des cartes II. Le jeu et les Joueurs III. La Cartomancie et les Cartomanciens ; Méthodes pour tirer les cartes suivant les prescriptions du célèbre Etteilla ; Appendice bibliographique, ou indication des sources de l?histoire des cartes. 40 vignettes dans le texte, de tarots et cartes à jouer, jeux des fables jeux chinois, républicain etc. Très bel exemplaire dans une reliure de Simier. Caillet, I, 1357 : « Peu commun ». [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, Made under Direction of the Navy Department, by Wm. Lewis Herndon and Lardner Gibbon, Lieutenants United States Navy

      Washington, D. C.: A. O. P. Nicholson, Public Printer. Good with no dust jacket. 1854. First Edition. Hardcover. A complete set of four volumes, including two map folios, housed in two attractive three-quarter-leather modern clamshells made to look like book volumes. Original brown cloth boards have rubbed and bumped edges and corners, sunning, and a few holes in the spine of Volume I. Binding on Volume II slightly shaken. Light soil on edges. Interiors free of markings; moderate foxing throughout Volume I and light foxing in Volume II. The maps in the folios are in good condition with one six-inch tear, a few smaller tears, some toning and holes on folds, and soil on versos. Two additional copies of two of the maps are bound into Volume I, indicating it is probably from a different published version that did not have the map folios, just the two volumes with maps tipped in. Clamshells with marbled paper, gilt and blue title labels, and green leather are in fine condition. Collated complete, 4 folding maps, 52 plates, text illustrations. [8], 417; x, [2], 339. The report was the result of early efforts to open the Amazon River to American commerce. The two explorers began at Lima. Herndon went north through Peru to the main branch ofthe Amazon; Gibbon went south and explored tributaries in Bolivia, connecting with the Amazon further down the Madeira. Plates include many scenic views and native peoples. Sabin 31524. ; Lithograph; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

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        THE CANADIAN JOURNAL, A REPERTORY OF INDUSTRY, SCIENCE, AND ART; AND A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE

      Toronto: Maclear & Co., 1854. Illus. Folio. Original printed wrappers. Minor edge wear, else fine. Unopened. An exceedingly rare periodical containing "Fate of Sir John Franklin. Dr. Rae's Letter to Sir George Simpson. York Factory, 4th August, 1854." Rae's correspondence includes a list of found or recovered items once belonging to the lost Franklin party. Further, it contains this chilling passage: "From the mutilated state of many of the corpses, and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our miserable countrymen had been driven to the last resource - cannibalism...." This is one of the earliest mentions in print of the long-held suspicion that the Franklin party resorted to cannibalism for survival, a view that most have since discounted. It caused a sensation at the time, and Lady Franklin did her best to contest Rae's claim on the reward for discovering Franklin's fate.

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        Plastischer schul-atlas für die erste stufe des unterrichts in der erdkunde : enthaltend die karten von Deutschland, Europa, Asien, Afrika, Nord- und Süd-Amerika und Australien, nebst einem ideal-bild physisch-geographischen verhältnisse. In relief geprägt und nach der physisch-geographischen beschaffenheit (in einer besonderen beigabe auch nach der politischen eintheilung) der länder in farben gedruckt

      Frankfurt: Berhnard Dondorf, 1854. Ravenstein, A.. Likely third edition. Set of eight chromolithographed three-dimensional topographic relief maps, each measuring 10 7/16 by 8 5/8 inches [265x219mm], in wooden frames. Each panel in this educational set demonstrates the topography, countries, and major features of a region: Australia and Polynesia, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, North and Middle America with the North Pole, and Germany. Six of the maps also feature an etching showing the traditional people, landscape, and animals of that region, along with a written description. The title panel is illustrated with a world map showing the east and west hemispheres and a legend. Accompanied by a second set of the maps, printed flat and housed in a contemporary wrapper of yellow and black paper. The flat maps make greater use of color to delineate different areas and are partially hand-colored. Drawn and modeled by cartographer A. Ravenstein, and produced by Bernhard Dondorf, a playing card manufacturer based in Frankfurt. Housed in a later wooden box. Wooden frames and flat maps show wear and staining, and some cracking to the peaks of the highest ranges of the topographical maps. A rare survival. (Map frames measure 11 by 9 1/8 inches [278x231mm]. Box measures 11 3/4 by 9 1/2 by 3 1/4 inches [300x242x86mm]).

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        P.T. Barnum, who only had recently achieved national celebrity following his successful promotion of the opera star Jenny Lind, makes a brave attempt to revive the Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York—the first "world's fair" held in the United States.

      

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        4 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Wien bzw. ohne Ort, 1854-1868 bzw. o. J. Zus. 5 S., 8° u. Gr.-8°. [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - „[...] Am 14. Januar 1845 gründete er zusammen mit Emil Du Bois-Reymond und anderen Schülern des Physikers Heinrich Gustav Magnus die ‚Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin‘. Aus dieser Gesellschaft ging später die ‚Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft hervor‘. In Wien war er Mitglied der Kerngruppe der berühmten Wiener Klinischen Medizin, der u.a. Carl von Rokitansky, Ferdinand von Hebra und der Anatom Josef Hyrtl angehörten. Mit Hyrtl kam es auch zu heftigen akademischen Auseinandersetzungen. Brückes physiologisch-anatomische Arbeiten waren umfassend und erstreckten sich in Königsberg auf die Erforschung der Augenmuskulatur. In Wien traten Forschungen zur Verdauungsphysiologie, zur Wirksamkeit des Pepsins, zu Harn und Gallenfarbstoff sowie zur Blutgerinnung hinzu. In den vergleichenden zellphysiologischen Studien bewies er die Essensgleichheit des Protoplasmas bei Pflanzen und Tieren. Im Anschluss an Max Schultze (1825-1874) deutete Brücke das Protoplasma als bedeutenden Bestandteil der Zelle und diese mit Rudolf Virchow als Elementarorganismus des Lebendigen. Für lange Zeit richtungsweisend waren auch Studien zur Reizbewegung, die Brücke an Mimosa pudica vornahm. Weit über die Physiologie hinausweisend, aber doch immer von ihr geleitet waren schließlich seine philologisch-ästhetischen Arbeiten zu Phonetik, Versmaß und Farblehre“ (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Einige Knickspuren. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Brücke, Schrötter, Physiologie, 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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        Homes of American Statesmen; with Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches By Various Writers

      G.P. Putnam and Co 1854

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1854 , 7th Edition (Smith 7/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1854 Lillywhite Guide. A decade before Wisden started. 7th Edition. It is bound n green with gilt to spine without covers or 4 pages of adverts to the front and 1 page to the rear, in very nice condition. Internally wonderful, very clean indeed. It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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        Routledge's American handbook and tourist's guide through the United States. Contining descriptions of the pricipal cities an towns, th different railroad, stage, and steamboat routes from New York to all parts of the Union; statistics, hotels, public buildings, summer resorts, natural curiosities, advice to emigrants and mechanics, etc. etc. etc. Accompanied by an Accurate Map, copied from one lately made by order of Congress.

      G. Routledge & Co, London ; New York 1854 - original Leinenband, leinen / linnen / toile / cloth, 8°, (17cm), VI Seiten (p)., 1 Blatt l., 216 Seiten p : mit einer ausfaltbaren Landkarte / landkaart / carte / mapmap ; Zustand: sehr gut Very good copy! en 500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Anatomiques, Physiologiques et Medicales de Galien Tome I - II

      Paris, Bailliere 1854, 1856 706pp + index + errata + cat., 786pp VG/none Two volumes (all published), in French. Later binding in half green leather with gilt lettering on spines, light signs of wear on the spine of vol. I and occasional foxing inside, overall in very good conditions throughout, a nice set. Important and rare French edition of Galen's works. Charles Victor Daremberg was one of the most distinguished French medical historian and held the Chair of Medical History at Paris (Garrison and Morton). Heavy books (>2kg). Due volumi (tutto il pubblicato), in francese. Rilegatura mezza pelle verde con scritte e filetti dorati al dorso, leggeri segni di usura alla parte superiore del dorso del vol.I e fioriture occasionali all'interno, nel complesso in ottime condizioni. Rara ed importante edizione francese delle opere di Galeno di un illustre studioso francese di storia della medicina. Volumi pesanti > 2kg escluso imballo.

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        Hard Times. For These Times

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1854 - Octavo (19.5cm.); original green blind- and gilt-tooled cloth, pale yellow glazed endpapers; viii,325pp. Spine a bit cocked and toned to tan, covers show some faint dampstaining, minor edge wear, hinges starting to crack but still holding. Very Good overall. GIMBEL A136; SMITH I 11. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rules for Conducting Business in the House of Representatives of the Territory of Utah

      Salt Lake City: Joseph Cain, Public Printer. Very Good. Limited Edition. Pamphlet. A rare Utah Territory document from the early 1850s, stated 100 copies published by authority. The folded one-sheet document has edge wear, toning, and light soil and creasing and is housed in an elegant modern green cloth and faux leather clamshell with gilt lettering on the spine that gives a date of 1854. The clamshell has a few small scuffs and bumped corners with one bumped edge and small cloth tear. The first legislative procedure rules for Utah Territory, which was established by Congress in 1850. Its first legislature met in 1851. Included are the duties of the Speaker and other officials, quorum requirements, voting procedures, and rules of decorum. Five copies found on OCLC as of March 2016. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 4 pp .

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        Zeitgenössische Lithographie (3/4 Figur sitzend mit Buch) von Adolf Dauthage mit faksimilierter Unterschrift, Wien 1860.

      Leitmeritz C W Medau 1854 - Bildformat 36 x 29 cm (achteckig), Gesamtgröße 55 x 44 cm. Prachtvolles großformatiges Porträt, auf Chinapapier gedruckt. Außerhalb des Bildes geringfügig stockfleckig, hinterlegter Einriss im breiten weißen Rand. Schwarz 36; Ausst.-Kat. Histor. Museum Wien 2002, Nr. 220.

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        To her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, and the Allied Armies of France and England. This Military Topographical Map of the Krima Peninsula, constructed, and founded, on the Most Recent Astronomical Observations, verified, and completed from Authentic Military Surveys of the Staff of his Imperial Majesty's Quarter Master General's Department, by Major General Mukhin in the year 1816; by Express Command of Governor General & Aid de Camp Prince Volkonski 2nd. during his Administration of that Country. Is by her Majesty's Permission inscribed by her very Devoted and Faithful Servant Thomas Best Jervis, F.R.S. Major of the Corps of Engineers E.I. Service. The original map was engraved and printed at the Military Topographical Depôt. Attach

      London: [For the Compiler,] 1854 - Large engraved wall-map (1305 × 2350 mm); original wash colour to the sea, small geological map as inset with hand-colour, dissected into 40 panels and mounted on two sheets - East and West - of linen. Mounted on the outer panels are four sheets of letterpress providing a digest of useful information about the Russian Empire: "A General Account of the Extent of the Russian Empire "; "Organization of the Military and Naval Forces of Russia "; "Miscellaneous useful Information connected with present Seat of War, and the Powers and States engaged therein"; and "Remarks on the proper Pronunciation of Foreign, and Asiatic Words in particular". Housed in the original black morocco-grained skiver slipcase, lettered "Map of the Crimea" on the front panel. Some mild discolouration to the panels corresponding to the upper, outer edges, but otherwise very good indeed , the case with mild chipping at the opening, neatly restored at the bottom edge. First edition, evidently first state, and uncommon thus. Superbly detailed map of the Crimean Peninsula produced at the outbreak of the war in the region with "the Russian names, title and observations translated or rendered into English by Major Jervis himself, and various useful and important additions also made to the original Russian map" (map text). Subsequently the map was re-issued in various formats, over various imprints - editions were published in Turin, Paris, Brussels - no doubt for Jervis to recoup his costs; and "repurposed", for example in 1856 as a geological map, but is here presented in its original form, as a document of military topographical intelligence. Thomas Best Jervis "was fundamentally a scholar" (Wade, Spies in the Empire: Victorian Military Intelligence, p.23), born in Ceylon in 1792, he was educated at Addiscombe, and in 1813 was commissioned as ensign and posted to the Bombay Engineers. Between 1820 and 1836 he conducted the Trigonometrical and Topographical Survey of South Konkan; in 1821 attached to the British force sent to the Persian Gulf; 1839-41 Superintending Engineer, Northern Province, Bombay; retired from service 1841, but in 1843 established a lithographic press for the production of maps in India. "Making maps was his passion in 1846 he began to outline his reforms and proposals for military cartography, and he wrote to Lord Aberdeen explaining that the War Office needed someone to improve the geographical information available to expeditionary forces. That someone was, of course, Thomas Best Jervis. The war in the Crimea proved Jervis's point. The commanders had no idea of the territory they were encroaching. The setbacks in the early phase gave Jervis the ideal pretext for an audience with the Secretary of State for War [who] could not be persuaded to form an official corps, but permitted Jervis the task of doing the work himself He went to work with alacrity and created a map of the Crimea The dedication and hard work paid off. On 2 February 1855 Lord Panmure finally made the foundation of an intelligence department official. It was to be called the Topographical and Statistical Department. Jervis was to take command" (p.25) Over time the T & S would become the Directorate of Military Intelligence, later the Defence Intelligence Staff. In this context it is interesting to note that Clausewitz was somewhat dismissive of the abilities of General Mukhin - whose work forms the basis of Jervis's map - as Quartermaster-General, because he "was appointed to his post just because he was well-known as a skilled specialist in the arts of topography and map sketching" (quoted in Schimmelpenninck van der Oye & Menning, Reforming the Tsar's Army, p.296). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Rhein und die Rheinlande von den Quellen des Rheins bis Mainz in malerischen Original Ansichten. Historisch topographisch beschrieben. Abt. 1.

      Darmstadt Lange -63 1854 - Gr.8°. IV, 488 S. Mit gest. Titel u. 144 Stahlstich-Tafn. von J. Lange u. a. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rverg. Die Stahlstich-Tafn. in guten, sauberen Abzügen. - Rücken verblaßt und etwas fleckig. Vorsätze leimschattig. Papier und Tafn. stellenweise stockfleckig, manche Tafn. mit kleinen Stockfleckchen. Gewicht (Gramm): 1460

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        Ueber eine veränderte Form des zweiten Hauptsatzes der mechanischen Wärme. SS. 481-506. In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Hrsg. J. C. Poggendorff. Band 93.

      Leipzig Barth 1854 - (20,5 x 13 cm). (2) X, 632 S. Mit 4 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden Arbeit, in der Clausius zeigt, dass für reversible Wärme-Kraft-Prozesse der Wirkungsgrad gleich groß ist wie der des entsprechenden Carnot-Prozesses. Er ergänzt damit seine berühmte Arbeit von 1850 über den zweiten Hauptsatz der Thermodynamik, die nur für irreversible Wärme-Kraft-Prozesse gilt und deren Wirkungsgrad immer kleiner ist als der für den entsprechenden idealen Kreisprozess. - Clausius (1822-1888), Professor für Physik in Berlin, Zürich, Würzburg und Bonn, hat sich hauptsächlich durch zwei Leistungen von eminenter historischer Bedeutung einen Namen gemacht: die exakte mathematische Formulierung des zweiten Hauptsatzes der Thermodynamik und die Begründung der kinetischen Gastheorie. - Titel und Tafeln verso gestempelt. Vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 3, 303 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Works. in 15 vols.

      Richard Bentley/George Routledge, London 1854 - Mixed editions, uniformly bound as a complete works in 15 vols. 1854-c.1880. 15 vols. Engraved portrait frontispieces. Small 8vo. Uniformly bound in attractive half blue calf, marbled boards and page edges, intricate gilt tooling to compartments, red leather labels, spines have sunned but only slightly, corners with minor rubbing, internally clean, a very handsome set to grace any historical bookshelf. Historical Essays; Conquest of Peru (3 vols); Ferdinand & Isabella (3 vols); Conquest of Mexico (3 vols); Philip the Second (3 vols); Charles the Fifth (2 vols). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit sieben Schriften: 1) Kurze Anleitung zur Erziehung und Pflege des Maulbeerbaums und zum Seidenbau. / 2) Jahresbericht über die Wirksamkeit des Vereins zur Beförderung des Seidenbaues in der Mark Brandenburg und Niederlausitz im Jahre 1853- 1854. / 3) Jahresbericht über die Wirksamkeit des Vereins zur Beförderung des Seidenbaues für die Provinz Brandenburg im Jahre 1854- 1855. / 4) Anleitung zum Seidenbau nach den in Deutschland und andern Ländern gewonnenen praktischen Erfahrungen. / 5) Mittheilungen über Seidenbau und Maulbeerbaumzucht aus landwirtschaftlichen Büchern, Zeitschriften, Briefen anerkannt tüchtiger Seidenzüchter, gesammelt seit 1853 durch den Verein zur Beförderung des Seidenbaues in der Provinz Schlesien. / 6)

      In Commission bei G. Bethge. Zweite Auflage. Berlin. und 1855 / Otto Hendel - Halle. 1855. / Günther - Breslau. O.J. / Krämer-Potsdam 1848. 1854 - 8°, geringfügig unterschiedlich. Marmorierter Karton der Zeit mit grünem montierten Papierschild und tintenbeschriftetem Titel auf dem Rücken. Das Bezugspapier teils durchrieben, Deckel und Rücken an den Kanten bestossen. Die Titel gestempelt "Landwirtschaftskammer für den Freistaat Braunschweig" und "Reichsnährstand Landesbauernschaft Braunschweig". Beschreibung der einzelnen Schriften: 1) "Kurze Anleitung zur Erziehung und Pflege des Maulbeerbaums und zum Seidenbau" 73 Seiten. Titelblatt unten geklebt, S. 73 stärker fleckig, rückseitig Reste von Bleistiftzeichnungen von Kinderhand. / 2) "Jahresbericht über die Wirksamkeit des Vereins zur Beförderung des Seidenbaues in der Mark Brandenburg und Niederlausitz im Jahre 1853- 1854. " 40 Seiten. Auf S. 20 eine doppelt gefaltete Tabelle. durchgehend fleckig. / 3): "Jahresbericht über die Wirksamkeit des Vereins zur Beförderung des Seidenbaues für die Provinz Brandenburg im Jahre 1854- 1855." 68 Seiten. / 4): "Anleitung zum Seidenbau nach den in Deutschland und andern Ländern gewonnenen praktischen Erfahrungen." mit gestochener Titelvignette. 21 Seiten und 3 Seiten ganzseitige Abbildungen. Die Seiten sind 1,6 cm breiter und somit in diesem Bereich gewellt und wasserfleckig, stärker angeschmutzt. / 5): "Mittheilungen über Seidenbau und Maulbeerbaumzucht aus landwirtschaftlichen Büchern, Zeitschriften, Briefen anerkannt tüchtiger Seidenzüchter, gesammelt seit 1853 durch den Verein zur Beförderung des Seidenbaues in der Provinz Schlesien" 64 Seiten, fleckig. / 6): "Verzeichnis der Obst- und Maulbeerbäume, die in den Baumschulen von A. v. Türk zu Kl.-Glienicke & Türkshof bei Potsdam für beigesetzte Preise im Herbst 1848 & Frühjahr 1849 zu haben sind, sowie auch der Maulbeersamen und Seideneier." 8 Seiten, 1 cm breiter und dort lichtrandig. Alle Seiten mit Querknick und fleckig. / 7): "Erster Jahresbericht über die Wirksamkeit des sächsischen Provinzialvereins zur Beförderung des Seidenbaues in Merseburg." 8 Seiten, diese wasserrandig und fleckig. Noch gutes Exemplar. Selten. Schlagworte: - Standort: FLUR FL2401

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