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        L'Auberge du Gros Coq a Schopfheim, (Duché de Bade) / No Room Left

      Published by Verlag von Goupil Cie., Berlin, Coupil et Co., New York, Goupil et Cie. Paris et London, Paris 1854 - Hand-coloured lithograph. Goupil Publishers blindstamp, Paris. Good condition apart from some overall light foxing and a 2" loss in the bottom right corner. A fine plate from the series 'Les Touristes', which chronicled Guérard's trip through Switzerland, Savoy and Bavaria. Set in a congested street of the German town of Schopfheim, this image depicts several weary travellers arriving at the Gros Coq hotel only to find out that no rooms are available. Born in Nancy, France in 1821, Eugene Guérard was primarily known as a genre and landscape painter, draughtsman, and watercolourist. After briefly studying in the workshop of Pierre Dieudonné in Lorraine, he moved to Paris in 1838, where he trained at the École des Beaux-Arts with the renowned French history painter Paul Delaroche. He exhibited many of his paintings at the Salon and was a prolific draughtsman who published several series of lithographs depicting daily life including Les Parisiennes (c.1850), The Opera (1844), and Aspects of Paris . Guérard also regularly contributed images to the publishing house of Goupil, which issued the series from which this plate comes. With the commencement of the 1848 revolution, Guérard was forced to leave Paris and embarked on a voyage to Switzerland, Savoy and Bavaria before returning to his hometown in 1849. It was on this two and a half month journey that he made the sketches on which his plates from 'Les Touristes' are derived. Rather than picturing the panoramic views and various historical monuments he undoubtedly observed on the trip, the vividly coloured plates in this series instead depict the tourists and locals Guérard encountered. Essentially genre scenes, they focus expressly on the experience of travel and tourism and frequently have a satirical undertone. Cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 6, p. 530.

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        GRAMMAR OF THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE

      1854 - ANDREWS, L[orrin]. GRAMMAR OF THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE. Honolulu: Printed at the Mission Press, 1854. [2],156 pp. 8vo., side-sewn, brown cloth back with flexible textured-paper sides. Ink ownership at ffep. This copy is without the folding table, which was apparently not issued in all copies. Leaves are increasingly browned within the text block as they progress toward the center of the volume, though they are all easily readable, with light to heavy foxing in margins throughout, and some slightly bent corners. The cloth has largely worn away at spine; the sides are rubbed and creased at fore-corners. Nonetheless, this is a very good copy of a rare early Hawaiian grammar and imprint. (Judd 324). Andrews (American, 1795-1865) arrived in Hawaii as a missionary in 1828 and he remained there the rest of his life. Within a few years, he was appointed as the first principal of the "mission seminary," where he established a press and printed the first Hawaiian newspaper. Along with his work as a teacher and industrialist, he gave attention to translation of the entire Bible into the Hawaiian language and, for a time (1837), acted as a teacher and interpreter for certain Hawaiian chiefs. Andrews resigned from the Mission in 1841 and entered government service. After his retirement in 1859, he devoted his last years to the study and research of the ancient songs and traditions of the Hawaiian people. Besides the Grammar of the Hawaiian Language, he published a Hawaiian dictionary of some 17,000 words in 1865, on which he had begun work in 1835. (D.A.B.)

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        Grundzüge der pathologischen Histologie.

      - Wien, Verlag und Druck von Carl Gerold & Sohn, 1854, 8°, IV, 825, 1 S. Druckfehler, mit 203 Holzschnitte, ausgefhürt von Adam Rosenzweig, Halbleinenband der Zeit; minimal braunfleckig. Erste Ausgabe! - - "Ein weiterer Schüler Rokitanskys, Carl Wedl (1815-1891), erlangt mit tatkräftiger Hilfe seines Lehrers eine eigene Lehrkanzel und wird der erste Professor für Histologie im deutschen Sprachgebiet. Sein vorzügliches Arbeitsgebiet ist die pathologische Histologie und speziell die chirurgische Pathologie: Von den Wiener Klinikern erhält er ein reichhaltiges operatives Beobachtungsgut. Es wird zur Grundlage seiner Hauptwerke, vor allem seiner Grundzüge der pathologischen Histologie". - - "Die Bedeutung Carl Wedls liegt vor allem in der von ihm konsequent betriebenen und damals noch ganz ungewöhnlichen Kooperation mit den Wiener Klinikern, deren Präparate er untersucht und denen er so die Bedeutung der pathologischen Histologie für die klinische Krankheitslehre nahe bringt. - - Die bemerkenswerte Pionierleistung Wedls sind aber doch schon 1854- erschienenen Grundzüge der pathologischen Histologie (Abb. 58). Die Arbeitsstätte Wedls ist das erste pathologisch-histologische Laboratorium, das aussließlich auf die Übersendung von Gewebematerial angewiesen ist. Wedl pflegt halb intensive Kontakte zu den Wiener behandelnden Ärzten, vorzüglich zu den Leitern der klinischen Abteilungen. In den Grundzügen werden als Einsender genannt die Chirurgen Johann Dumreicher, Franz Schuh und Friedrich Wilhelm Lorinser, die Frauenärzte Johann Klein und Johann Baptist Chiari, der Dermatologe Ferdinand von Hebra und der Syphilidologe Carl Ludwig Sigmund, sowie die schon genannten Vertreter der Augen- und Zahnheilkunde. Hinzukommen Wiener praktische Ärzte. So hat Wedl allen Anlass, in der Vorrede zu lern Werk allen Kollegen zu danken, "welche im regen wissenschaftlichen ix schätzenswerthe Materialien ihm zur Untersuchung überliessen". Wir kennen keine Statistik über Wedls Beobachtungsgut, man wird aber in der Vermutung nicht fehlgehen, wenn man es für deutlich umfangreicher hält, als es zur gleichen Zeit Virchow in Würzburg aus dem Julius-Spital zur Verfügung steht. Natürlich untersucht Wedl auch autoptisch gewonnene Objekte, die er aus dem Rokitansky-Institut "mit gewohnter Liberalität" erhält. Das 825 Seiten fassende Buch enthält 203 Holzschnitte und Zeichnungen, die Wedl zusammen mit seinem Bruder angefertigt hat. - - Wedls Werk erscheint in den Jahren stürmischer Fortschritte der Histologie. Zwei Jahre vorher - 1852 - ist erstmals A. Köllikers Handbuch der Gewebelehre für Ärzte und Studierende erschienen. Die frühen Werke zur Histopathologie von Gluge (1839) und J. Vogel (1843) lässt Wedl mit seinem deutlich größerem Beobachtungsgut hinter sich, wenn im Einzelnen auch sein Erkenntnisfortschritt gering sein mag. Im gleichen Jahr 1854 wie Wedls Grundzüge erscheint der erste Band von Virchows Handbuch der speciellen Pathologie und Therapie mit seinem wichtigen Beitrag über Hypertrophie und Neubildung. Wedls Auffassungen sind von Virchows Arbeiten noch weitgehend unbeeinflusst, wie er denn überhaupt Wert auf die Feststellung legt, dass sein Buch "hauptsächlich auf eigenen Untersuchungen basiert". Tatsächlich erläutert er seine Darlegungen durch eine reiche Kasuistik jener Fälle, die er seinen klinischen Einsendern verdankt. Wedl teilt sein Buch in einen allgemeinen und in einen speziellen Teil ein. Im speziellen Teil bildet er "Familien" wie Atrophie, Hypertrophie, Exsudationen und Neubildungen, um in jeder Familie jeweilig die betroffenen Organe zu untersuchen. Dass er der Zellenlehre auf dem Boden Schwanns steht und auch weitgehend der Humoralpathologie seines Lehrers folgt, wird nicht verwundern. Manchmal werden aber Wedls eigenständige Schlussfolgerungen wenigstens vorsichtig angedeutet, wobei natürlich auch die Auffassungen seiner Einsender Berücksichtigung finden. Wedl wird als ein im Grunde bescheidener Mensch geschildert, vorsichtig . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wanderungen zwischen Hudson und Mississippi 1851 und 1852.

      . 2 vols. in one vol. Stuttgart & Tübingen 1854. 390 + 381 pp. Contp. half calf. * First edit. Busch (1821-99), immigrated to the Unted States after being disappointed by the revolution in Europe. He returned the next year. He describes the mormons, the Germans in America, newspapers and theatres in New York, the negroes, the steamboats, &c. Sabin 9520..

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        THE NEWCOMES. Memoirs of a most respectable family.

      - Edited by Arthur Pendennis, Esq. With illustrations on steel and wood by Richard Doyle. In two volumes. Pp. viii+380+viii+376(last blank), frontispiece and vignette title page both volumes, plus a total of 44 plates (with later, but not recent, tissue guards), text illustrations and pictorial initials; bound by Zaehnsdorf in half maroon morocco, the spines lettered and decorated in gilt compartments between raised bands, marbled papered boards, slightly rubbed; t.e.g., others uncut; marbled endpapers; bookplate of Charles Plumptre Johnson on upper pastedowns, bookseller's sticker on verso of upper free endpaper Volume I, small catalogue slip on first binder's blank same volume, a little light foxing, offsetting, and occasional slight soiling; Bradbury & Evans, London, 1854-5. First edition, bound from the parts, with one of the original pictorial yellow paper wrappers bound in each volume, and a few stab holes visible. Van Duzer 147; Shepherd 121; Wolff 6696. *The Newcomes was published in 23 monthly numbers (the last a double issue) from October 1853 to August 1855. Charles Plumptre Johnson (1853-1938) published two books about Thackeray: The Early Writings of William Makepeace Thackeray and Hints to Collectors of the Original Editions of the Works of William Makepeace Thackeray.

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        THE NEWCOMES

      London: Bradbury and Evans 1854 - First edition. Two volumes. Publisher’s original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A very good set with a little fading to the spines and bumping and minor fraying to the extremities. The hinges in both volumes are sound and all illustrations and tissue guards are present as called for. Minor spotting to the edges of some plates and a contemporary name in ink to each volume. No repairs or restoration. An attractive set. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Mrs Hemans;

      1854 - A complete seven volume edition of The Works of Mrs Heman. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Seven volumes, complete. A smart cloth and gilt set of the best collection of Hemans poems. With an Edmonds & Remnants bookbinder's label to the rear pastedown of Volume I. Felicia Hemans, 1793 1835, was an English poet. Her first poems were published in 1808, when she was only fourteen, arousing the interest of no less a person than Percy Bysshe Shelley, who briefly corresponded with her. Marriage was no hindrance to her literary career, however she later separated from her husband. From 1831 onwards, she lived in Dublin near her younger brother, and her poetic output continued. Her major collections were immensely popular, especially with female readers. By her death, Hemans was a well-known literary figure, highly regarded by contemporaries such as Wordsworth, and with a popular following in the United States and the United Kingdom. With twenty volumes and nearly four hundred poems published in magazines and annuals during her lifetime, Felicia Hemans was the most considerable woman poet of the Romantic period. Some readers find her floral and topographical language and frequent allusions to history and literature purely decorative, while others propose that these elements reflect a systematic and critical study of politics and gender. Hemans's characteristically insistent rhythm and insinuating tone appear to support the latter argument, as do her pointed revisions of sources such as the work of Gibbon or Byron. (DNB)Condition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. Pages 193 to 208of volume4 arepartially detached. The front hinge of volumes 2 and 7 are slightly strained. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with the occasional spot. Volume 7 has evidence of past worming to the first several pages. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album amicorum in de vorm van een oblong doosje met losse blaadjes van N.N., met tien bijdragen, 1854-1858, waaronder een fraaie aquarel van de toen 17-jarige Leidse student Carel Nic. Storm van 's Gravesande (1841-1924).

      Andere bijdragen o.m. van A.M.C. van Limmik, N. (of M.) B. van de Kasteele (tekening), J.C. Krook, J.C. (of G.) Seelenhorst (tekening), C.L.H. Engert, Davide Rodenberg (tekening, nicht) en Gertrude van de Kasteele.M7283/AA033

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        Lieutenant Bellot, of the Imperial Navy of France. [Mezzotint Portrait.]

      London: Thomas Boys 1854, 1st UK Edition. () Very good. This very fine mezzotint portrait of Bellot (image size 23 X 33 CM .) Althouh there is a bit of minor soiling the overall appearance of the image is clean and crisp. The image has been trimmed to the plate marks but does not effect the overall appearance. The Bellot portrait is part of the famous series of paintings done by Stephen Pearce and engraved by James Scott and published as mezzotints. Bellot was drowned on a search for Franklin expedition in 1853. Most of the original oil paintings done by Pearce were owned by John Barrow and now are in the National Portrait Gallery in London..

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        Treasures of Art in Great Britain:

      London: John Murray,, 1854-7. Being an account of the chief collections of paintings, drawings, sculptures, illuminated MSS., &c. &c. In three volumes. [Together with supplemental volume IV] Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain. 4 volumes, octavo (218 × 133 mm). Contemporary mottled brown calf, two black morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spines, roll to boards and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Bookplate to front pastedown of each volume, some occasional light foxing, spines a little rubbed, overall an excellent set. First English edition. This remains a key source for the provenance of paintings then in England.

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        Grundzüge der pathologischen Histologie.

      . Wien, Verlag und Druck von Carl Gerold & Sohn, 1854, 8°, IV, 825, 1 S. Druckfehler, mit 203 Holzschnitte, ausgefhürt von Adam Rosenzweig, Halbleinenband der Zeit; minimal braunfelckig.. Erste Ausgabe! - - "Ein weiterer Schüler Rokitanskys, Carl Wedl (1815-1891), erlangt mit tatkräftiger Hilfe seines Lehrers eine eigene Lehrkanzel und wird der erste Professor für Histologie im deutschen Sprachgebiet. Sein vorzügliches Arbeitsgebiet ist die pathologische Histologie und speziell die chirurgische Pathologie: Von den Wiener Klinikern erhält er ein reichhaltiges operatives Beobachtungsgut. Es wird zur Grundlage seiner Hauptwerke, vor allem seiner Grundzüge der pathologischen Histologie". - - "Die Bedeutung Carl Wedls liegt vor allem in der von ihm konsequent betriebenen und damals noch ganz ungewöhnlichen Kooperation mit den Wiener Klinikern, deren Präparate er untersucht und denen er so die Bedeutung der pathologischen Histologie für die klinische Krankheitslehre nahe bringt.... - - Die bemerkenswerte Pionierleistung Wedls sind aber doch schon 1854- erschienenen Grundzüge der pathologischen Histologie (Abb. 58). Die Arbeitsstätte Wedls ist das erste pathologisch-histologische Laboratorium, das aussließlich auf die Übersendung von Gewebematerial angewiesen ist. Wedl pflegt halb intensive Kontakte zu den Wiener behandelnden Ärzten, vorzüglich zu den Leitern der klinischen Abteilungen. In den Grundzügen werden als Einsender genannt die Chirurgen Johann Dumreicher, Franz Schuh und Friedrich Wilhelm Lorinser, die Frauenärzte Johann Klein und Johann Baptist Chiari, der Dermatologe Ferdinand von Hebra und der Syphilidologe Carl Ludwig Sigmund, sowie die schon genannten Vertreter der Augen- und Zahnheilkunde. Hinzukommen Wiener praktische Ärzte. So hat Wedl allen Anlass, in der Vorrede zu lern Werk allen Kollegen zu danken, "welche im regen wissenschaftlichen ix schätzenswerthe Materialien ihm zur Untersuchung überliessen". Wir kennen keine Statistik über Wedls Beobachtungsgut, man wird aber in der Vermutung nicht fehlgehen, wenn man es für deutlich umfangreicher hält, als es zur gleichen Zeit Virchow in Würzburg aus dem Julius-Spital zur Verfügung steht. Natürlich untersucht Wedl auch autoptisch gewonnene Objekte, die er aus dem Rokitansky-Institut "mit gewohnter Liberalität" erhält. Das 825 Seiten fassende Buch enthält 203 Holzschnitte und Zeichnungen, die Wedl zusammen mit seinem Bruder angefertigt hat. - - Wedls Werk erscheint in den Jahren stürmischer Fortschritte der Histologie. Zwei Jahre vorher - 1852 - ist erstmals A. Köllikers Handbuch der Gewebelehre für Ärzte und Studierende erschienen. Die frühen Werke zur Histopathologie von Gluge (1839) und J. Vogel (1843) lässt Wedl mit seinem deutlich größerem Beobachtungsgut hinter sich, wenn im Einzelnen auch sein Erkenntnisfortschritt gering sein mag. Im gleichen Jahr 1854 wie Wedls Grundzüge erscheint der erste Band von Virchows Handbuch der speciellen Pathologie und Therapie mit seinem wichtigen Beitrag über Hypertrophie und Neubildung. Wedls Auffassungen sind von Virchows Arbeiten noch weitgehend unbeeinflusst, wie er denn überhaupt Wert auf die Feststellung legt, dass sein Buch "hauptsächlich auf eigenen Untersuchungen basiert". Tatsächlich erläutert er seine Darlegungen durch eine reiche Kasuistik jener Fälle, die er seinen klinischen Einsendern verdankt. Wedl teilt sein Buch in einen allgemeinen und in einen speziellen Teil ein. Im speziellen Teil bildet er "Familien" wie Atrophie, Hypertrophie, Exsudationen und Neubildungen, um in jeder Familie jeweilig die betroffenen Organe zu untersuchen. Dass er der Zellenlehre auf dem Boden Schwanns steht und auch weitgehend der Humoralpathologie seines Lehrers folgt, wird nicht verwundern. Manchmal werden aber Wedls eigenständige Schlussfolgerungen wenigstens vorsichtig angedeutet, wobei natürlich auch die Auffassungen seiner Einsender Berücksichtigung finden. Wedl wird als ein im Grunde bescheidener Mensch geschildert, vorsichtig und selbstkritisch. Gerade weil er im Vergleich zu den meisten seiner Zeitgenossen aber über ein besonders reichliches Beobachtungsgut verfügt, ist ihm das Vorläufige vieler der damals herrschenden Ansichten bewusst. Die durch nichts bewiesene Annahme einer freien Zellbildung etwa ist ihm höchst suspekt, ja unbegreiflich. Er will sie noch nicht beiseite legen, gibt aber doch der neuen Lehre von der Zellteilung breiten Raum (S. 80 ff.). Im Gegensatz zu E Lesky meinen wir, dass Wedls Werk mehr ist als eine "Interimspathologie", die durch Virchows Werk schließlich überholt wurde. Vor allem ist sie - wir haben es bereits betont - das erste umfassende Werk der Histopathologie, das auf dem Boden der Kooperation mit der Klinik entstanden ist. - - In der Wiener Fakultät ist Wedl ein hoch geachteter Mann, der zum Dekan und zum Rektor gewählt wird. Sein Fach freilich kommt aus den Schatten nicht heraus, die Brücke und Rokitansky werfen. Die Histologie wird vom Physiologen geprüft, um Wedl versammeln sich nur wenige, besonders interessierte Studenten. Nach seinem Ausscheiden wird die Lehrkanzel zunächst nicht wieder besetzt. Brücke ist der Ansicht, "daß gegenwärtig kein treibender Grund für die Ernennung eines Ordinarius für Histologie vorliege". Wedls kleines Institut fallt dem Neubau der Anatomie zum Opfer. Seit 1882 ist Hans Kundrat (1845- 1893) in der Nachfolge von Richard Heschl (1824-1881) Inhaber des Rokitansky- Lehrstuhles. Die Pathohistologie liegt bei ihm in erfahrenen Händen. .... - - Die Histopathologie spielt in diesem Hebra'schen Standardwerk keine Rolle. Hebra ist in erster Linie ein Makromorphologe. Für die "Ergründung der feineren Strukturveränderungen der Gewebe" hatte er "nichts übrig", wie E. Lesky bemerkt. Bei einer Reihe von Krankheitsbildern gibt er unter dem Stichwort "Anatomie" kurze Hinweise auf mikroskopische Befunde, vorzüglich unter Bezug auf die Befunde von Karl Gustav Theodor Simon (1810-1857), damals Dozent und Leiter der Klinik für Syphilis der Charite, Berlin. Wenn in Wien ein histologischer Befund benötigt wird, steht dafür Carl Wedl zur Verfügung, wie wir von ihm selbst wissen. Im Kapitel Zellgewebsneubildungen seiner Grundzüge der pathologischen Histologie sind 47 Seiten seinen vorzüglich bioptischen Erfahrungen mit Veränderungen der äußeren Haut gewidmet. - - Sein Hauptwerk, die Beiträge zur Anatomie und Pathologie der Haut, schreibt er in seiner Assistentenzeit in Halle. Mit der "anatomischen Begründung der Hautkrankheiten" sei man zurückgeblieben, so Bärensprung. Hier will er Versäumtes nachholen. Freilich, bei "den akuten entzündlichen Eruptionen" sei ein anatomischer Nach weis schwer zu führen "wegen ihrer Seltenheit bei Leichen und ihrer schnellen Veränderung nach dem Tode" (pag. VI). So beschränkt sich von Bärensprung auf "die Strukturverhältnisse der chronischen Erkrankungen der Haut". Zum Teil beruhen seine Beobachtungen auf bioptischen Untersuchungen. Es werden aber - in getrennten Kapiteln - nur einzelne Läsionen abgehandelt: Clavus, Verruca, Ichthyosis, Condylom, Naevus und Comedonen. In der Gruppe der Naevi sind sehr verschiedene Varianten zusammengefasst. Der Hautkrebs fehlt ebenso wie alle chronisch-entzündlichen Prozesse, Granulome und Ulzerationen. Die schematischen Zeichnungen geben seine letztlich recht beschränkten Befunde nachvollziehbar wieder. ..." - - Sieht man Lehr- und Handbücher der pathologischen Anatomie aus der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts daraufhin durch, was sie zur Pathologie der äußeren Haut mitteilen, findet man eine Fülle von Hinweisen. Wir folgen den Werken von Lebert (1845), Wedl (1854), Rokitansky (1856), Förster (1864), Virchow (1864-65) und Klebs (1869). ...." - - "In Wien räumt Carl Wedl in seinen Grundzügen der pathologischen Histologie den Läsionen der äußeren Haut reichlich Raum ein. Er beschreibt die Histologie der Altershaut (pag. 182) und bespricht im Kapitel der Exsudationen Variola, Pemphigus und Ekzem (pag. 241-246). Ein eigenes Kapitel ist den "Zellgewebsneubildungen" gewidmet (pag. 433-479), die in der äußeren Haut sehr häufig vorkämen." Dohm, Geschichte Histopathologie, 291,298, 298, 219, 233, 270, 615, 624, 675, 681, 720, 725, 731.

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        ATLAS NATIONAL ILLUSTRE DES 86 DEPARTEMENTS ET DES POSSESSIONS DE LA FRANCE DIVISE PAR ARRONDISSEMENTS, CANTONS ET COMMUNES. Avec le tracé de toutes les routes, chemins de fer et canaux.

      - Paris, A. Combette, 1854. In folio : 37x53,5 cm. Ouvrage entièrement gravé, comprenant 1 page de titre illustrée, 1 tableau statistique, 86 cartes départementales françaises légèrement rehaussées de couleurs (limites de cantons, etc.), 6 cartes coloniales (Algérie, Réunion, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Sénégambie, Guyane), 1 carte du Monde, 1 carte de l'Europe, 1 carte de l'Afrique, 1 carte de l'Amérique méridionale, 1 carte de l'Amérique septentrionale, 1 carte de l'Asie, 1 carte de l'Océanie, et 1 grande carte de la France (soit 100 cartes au total). Chaque carte est placée dans un encardement de motifs pastoraux représentant les productions locales. Reliure de l'époque en demi-chagrin rouge. Plats recouverts de papier à motifs en relief de couleur assortie. Dos à 4 nerfs peu prononcés, orné de caissons dorés. Nom de l'auteur et titre en lettres dorées. Titre ornementé sur le plat supérieur. Nombreuses traces de frottement sur la reliure et quelques rousseurs éparses à l'intérieur, cependant cartes en bon état et de présentation agréable.

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        Costumes of the First or Grenadier Regiment of Guards from 1660

      London: Ackerman & Co. Cover rubbed, marked and faded with heavy edge-wear. Splits to spine with some loss. Some foxing and minor marks, but plates in overall VG condition. 1854. First Edition. Navy blue hardback cloth cover. 430mm x 580mm (17" x 23"). 26pp. 12 magnificent hand-coloured plates. Heraldic bookplate of Sir Claud Alexander of Ballochmyle. .

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        Les métamorphoses du jour

      Gustave Havard, Paris 1854 - XXVIII et 284 pages, 26,5 X 16,5 cm Première édition en volume des illustrations de Grandville, accompagnées d’un texte par Albéric Second, Louis Lurine, Clément Caraguel, Taxile Delord, H. de Beaulieu, Louis Huart, Charles Monselet, Julien Lemer, précédées d’une notice sur Grandville par Charles Blanc (XXVIII pp.) Une gravure en noir et blanc pour la page de titre et 70 planches hors texte coloriées à la main. Le premier chef d’œuvre de l’auteur. Dans une reliure papier vert, dos lisse, deux étiquettes cuir pourpre, lettrage doré, signet, un minuscule manque en tête du dos. Exemplaire sans rousseur, les illustrations sont restées d’une fraîcheur exceptionnelle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aulacorhamphus Derbianus, Gould (Earl of Derby's Groove-bill Aracari)

      London 1854 - The dazzling illustrations from Gould’s “Monograph on the Toucans” (1854) are generally thought to represent his most dramatic, magnificent images. This lithograph, Aulacorhamphus Derbianus, Gould, measures 21.5" x 14.5" and is in excellent condition with a few light spotting marks. These birds, commonly called Earl of Derby's Groove-billed Aracari. These birds are expertly hand-colored in rich shades of green with blue eye circles and white accents. They are dynamically positioned facing each other, allowing for their fine coloring and detailing to be appreciated. Precise lines define and detail each feather, giving them dimension. John Gould (1804-1881) was the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. The ‘bird man,’ as he liked to be called, had been “enamored with nature, and her charming attitudes” at an early age. This romantic enthusiasm combined with scientific and artistic skills and a forceful entrepreneurial personality, led him to produce a total of almost 3,000 hand-colored lithographs. The plates which resulted were a splendid fusion of art and science whose range is still unsurpassed. Gould recognized that toucans represent perhaps the most inherently stunning of all birds, and combined his passions for accuracy and beauty to create the most lavish images ever devoted to the subject of ornithology. The artist recognized that it would be impossible to embellish a bird as striking as a toucan, and he simply portrayed them as they were in life. The amazing range of vivid colors-shiny black, vibrant red, yellow, and orange-creates an unprecedented sense of animation. Shown against fairly simple backgrounds, the birds seem to emerge, large and engaging, from the page. Gould’s toucans appear as living creatures, not two dimensional representations. The inspiration for the Toucans came while Gould was working on his “Birds of Europe”, when he became fascinated by a collection of toucans owned by a fellow ornithologist. He made several trips to Central European museums to gather material for the Toucans, and after the first edition was published, Gould redrew some of the plates and added 20 new birds for this, the revised and expanded second edition.

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        Histoire Naturelle Des Insectes. Genera Des Coléoptères Ou exposé Méthodique et Critique De Tous Les Genres Proposés Jusqu'ici Dans Cet Ordre D'insectes. ATLAS (Seul ).

      Librairie Encyclopédique De Roret, Paris 1854 - 28 pages d'explications concernant les 80 planches en couleurs qui suivent. Exemplaire en très bon état, dos toilé vert avec titre doré au dos et deux filets noirs, plats de papier marbré vert. toutes les planches sont en très bon état. Photos sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aulacorhamphus Caeruleogularis, Gould (Blue-throated Groove-bill)

      London 1854 - The dazzling illustrations from Gould’s “Monograph on the Toucans” (1854) are generally thought to represent his most dramatic, magnificent images. This lithograph, Aulacorhamphus Caeruleogularis, Gould, measures 21.5" x 14.5" and is in excellent. These birds, commonly called Blue-throated Toucanets or Purple Snowcaps, are expertly hand-colored in rich shades of green with blue throats, brown eye-circles, and yellow, black and white beaks. Their dynamic positioning allows for their colorful bodies and tail-feathers to be appreciated, as they are perched on branches. Precise lines define and detail each feather, giving them dimension. John Gould (1804-1881) was the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. The ‘bird man,’ as he liked to be called, had been “enamored with nature, and her charming attitudes” at an early age. This romantic enthusiasm combined with scientific and artistic skills and a forceful entrepreneurial personality, led him to produce a total of almost 3,000 hand-colored lithographs. The plates which resulted were a splendid fusion of art and science whose range is still unsurpassed. Gould recognized that toucans represent perhaps the most inherently stunning of all birds, and combined his passions for accuracy and beauty to create the most lavish images ever devoted to the subject of ornithology. The artist recognized that it would be impossible to embellish a bird as striking as a toucan, and he simply portrayed them as they were in life. The amazing range of vivid colors-shiny black, vibrant red, yellow, and orange-creates an unprecedented sense of animation. Shown against fairly simple backgrounds, the birds seem to emerge, large and engaging, from the page. Gould’s toucans appear as living creatures, not two dimensional representations. The inspiration for the Toucans came while Gould was working on his “Birds of Europe”, when he became fascinated by a collection of toucans owned by a fellow ornithologist. He made several trips to Central European museums to gather material for the Toucans, and after the first edition was published, Gould redrew some of the plates and added 20 new birds for this, the revised and expanded second edition.

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        History of Europe: from the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII, 9 Volume Complete Set (8 + index)

      William Blackwood, Edinburg and London 1854 - 9 volume set, vols. 1-8 + comprehensive index. Published b/w 1854 and 1859. Hardcover, marbled text blocks and endpapers, 8vo., full leather, 2 labels at spine, gilt titles and ornate design, 5 raised bands at spines, illustrated. A Near Fine set: boards are clean and tight; stiff spines, gilt titles and labels complete and bright. Slight rubbing to spines; few very shallow chips to some spine heads. Some outer hinges show light cracking, but boards and bindings are secure. Insides are beautiful: minimal age-toning, text is bright and unmarked. PO's small bookplate at all pastedowns. A handsome, 9 volume complete set. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Pflanzenlause Aphiden getreu nach dem Leben abgebildet und beschrieben. Mit 54 fein ausgemalten Kupfertafeln.

      Verlag von J. L. Lotzbeck, 1854 - 1857, Nürnberg, - In-8° (218x134mm), pp. VIII, 336, legatura coeva m. pelle rossa con piatti marmorizzati. 54 tavole a colori incise su rame f.t., raffiguranti complessivamente 396 tipi di afidi. Ottimo stato. Prima edizione, rara completa di tutte le tavole, di una delle primissime monografie organicamente dedicate agli afidi. L'opera apparve in complessive 9 dispense; sono conservati i frontespizi della prima, con la data del 1854, e dell'ultima, datata 1857. Il Koch (Kusel, 1778-Norimberga, 1857) fu uno dei massim entomologi ed aracnologi tedeschi del proprio tempo.La sua opera principale, Die Arachniden (1831-1848), in 16 volumi, è una grandiosa classificazione delle varietà di ragni di tutto il mondo (egli ne curà gli ultimi 12 volumi, in quanto i primi 4 erano stati compilati da Carl Wilhelm Hahn). Horn-Schenkling, 12046. Nissen, ZBI, 2248. Cfr. Rudolf Roesler, Karl Ludwig Koch (1778-1857). in Oberpfälzer Heimat, Auflage 42, Weiden 1997 / '98. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Regulations of the Government of Fort William in Bengal, in Force.

      1854 - Clarke, Richard, Compiler. The Regulations of the Government of Fort William in Bengal, In Force at the End of 1853; To Which are Added, the Acts of the Government of India in Force in that Presidency. With Lists of Titles and an Index. Prepared Under the Authority of the Hon. The Court of Directors of the East-India Company. 3 Vols. London: Printed by J.H. Cox, 1854. Three volumes. Quarto (8-1/2" x 10-1/2"). Recent cloth, gilt titles to spines, endpapers renewed. Brief annotations in a few places, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages. * Only edition. With a detailed analytical digest. Established by a Royal Charter in 1600, the British East India Company was granted a 21-year monopoly on all trade in the East Indies. Based in a series of fortified manufacturing and trading centers, most notably Fort William in Bengal, Fort St. George in Madras and the Bombay Castle, the company evolved from a commercial venture to one that virtually ruled India as it acquired governmental, legal and military functions. It was dissolved in 1858. Produced as an official record, these volumes are a compilation of all regulations from 1793 to 1853 in force at Fort William. OCLC locates 6 copies. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School I:395. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A collection of 63 original watercolours, titled in manuscript: Mammiferes. 63 Dessins représentant les principaux individus de la race Mammalogique. Dessins de Mr. Werner, Dessinateur du Museum d'Histoire naturelle. Paysages de Mr. Alexandre de Bar. Paris, L Curmer. 1854.

      Folio (378 x 265mm). With calligraphic title in pen as above and 63 paintings, watercolours, gouache, and pencil on paper, each signed by the artists in pencil, most titled and with notes on the scale of the drawings; in fine condition, bound in contemporary red half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, top edge gilt, engraved bookplate of Grandidier. A fine series of original paintings for Paul Gervais' 'Les Trois Règnes de la Nature: Règne Animal. Histoire naturelle des mammifères' (Paris, 1854-55). This album includes the original paintings for all 56 plates in the work, and a further 7 paintings that were not used. The animals were all painted by Werner, and the uncoloured backgrounds, in finely shaded pencil, were executed by Alexandre de Bar./Jean-Charles Werner (1798-1856) was a natural history artist and comparative anatomist for the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris, where he contributed some 350 paintings of animals on vellum for the famous Collection des vélins between the years 1826 and 1856. The Collection, initiated in 1631, contained work by the finest natural history artists in France, including Nicolas Robert and Pierre-Joseph Redouté. Werner provided illustrations for the publication of Dumont d'Urville's expeditions to Australia and the South Pacific, and also worked with Cuvier, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, and Henri Ducrotay de Blainville. Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire named a species of monkey after him./The animals depicted include many recently discovered on the voyages of Dumont d'Urville and others. On plate 40 there is a note by Werner to the colourist Alfred Joseph Annedouche 'faire l'animal plus forcé'. The published plates were engraved on steel, and the animals alone were hand-coloured, leaving the backgrounds plain as here.//Provenance: engraved bookplate of Alfred Grandidier (1836-1921), French naturalist and explorer, and author of the monumental 40-volume survey of Madagascar 'Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar' (1875-1937).

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        Flora Astese secondo il sistema sessuale di Linneo con cenni sulla virtu'di molte piante indigene impiegate in medicina non tanto sull' Astese che su altre provincie del Piemonte nascenti redatta ad uso del popolo.

      Asti, dalla Tipografia dei Fratelli Paglieri, 1854. 8vo (209 x 130 mm). pp. 488. Contemporary green half calf, gilt decorated spine. Giuseppe Camisola (1781-1856) was an Italian physician and botanist at S. Damiano d'Asti. A very nice copy.//Pritzel 1454; Stafleu & Cowan 958.

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        Godey's Ladies Book Volume XLVIII

      Louis A. Godey, Philadelphia, Pa 1854 - Vol. XLVIII.-33 Disbound. Contains in order; No covers, No title plate, Engraving by t. B. Welch "The Gleaner" w/ tissue protector (foxing), picture of "Part of an Embroidered Dress Under Sleave"; engraving by Hinkley "Preparing for church"; p. 385 Evangeline Antoinette (the latest French fashions through p.478. Any other pages are not present. Signed May 1854 L. A. Godey on back of "The Gleaner engraving. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        EL PADRE COBOS, periódico de Politica, Literatura y Artes.

      0 - Iª época. Año I, núm. 1, 24 de Setiembre de 1854 al núm. LII, de Junio de 1855, Segunda Época, año II, núm. I, Septiembre 1855 al núm. LX, total 112 núm. + suplementos, 35x26 cm. texto a dos columnas, 4 páginas por núm. Hay números censurados por el gobierno, pero aquí aparecen manuscritos, holandesa piel. Colección completa de este rarísimo periódico, el más importante de su época y quedando como prototipo de periódico satírico-político. Nace como periódico de Literatura y Artes, pero a partir del núm. 11, se añade una nota más al subtítulo "Periódico de Política". Termina su publicación el 30 de junio de 1856, 14 días antes de que disolvieran las Cortes y se desmoronara el gobierno progresista de Espartero. A esta caída rápida había contribuido eficazmente el ridículo que había echado "El Padre Cobos" sobre los componentes del gobierno. Los redactores, que nunca se supo quienes eran, sin embargo hoy se saben, fueron: Francisco Navarro Villoslada, José Selgas, Ceferino Suárez Bravo, Emilio Arrieta, Eduardo González Pedroso, Abelardo López de Ayala y Cándido Nocedal. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the Year 1852

      Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, Public Printer. 1854. First. First edition, third issue: (Ho. of Reps.) Octavo. xv, 286pp., 64 plates (including one folded color plate). In the original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt spine title. Early signature in ink on the top margin of the title page. Light chipping at the joints and spine ends, corners are bumped, lacking the front free endpaper, else very good with light scattered foxing. With 64 fine lithographic plates by H. Lawrence as follows: Landscapes (plates 1-12); Geological Sections (folded plate 1, plates 4-11); Palaeontology (plates 1-6); Zoology (plates 1-18); Botany (plates 1-17,19-20). Botanical plate 18 and Geological plate 2 were not issued. It is likely that Geological plate 3 was not bound into this copy, as there is no indication of it having been removed. A nice copy, with the plates in very good condition. Howes M276. .

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        Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay. Edited by Her Niece Charlotte Barrett

      London: Published for Henry Colburn, by His Successor Hurst and Blackett, Great Marlborough Street, 1854 - A New edition. 7 vols., 12mo. With Portraits. Bound in full brown polished calf, gilt spine, t.e.g., by Wood, London. Bookplate of St. Paul's School and small blind stamp on title pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Siberia. 2 Volume set

      London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1854. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers lightly soiled. Spine darkened. Dust soiling to page ends. Lacks frontispiece map in volume I. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking First Edition Orange hardback cloth cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xv, 458pp; xvi, 432p, + catalogues.

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        The Crimea War: Nine Holograph Letters from Lord Raglan to Fitzgerald De-Ros. March 3rd, 1854 - September 3rd, 1854

      1854., 1854. Nine letters written by Lord Raglan to the Baron De-Ros. Contained in an envelope on which De-Ros has written: "Lord Raglan's Letters to me alas alas". Beautifully presented in a recent half burgundy morocco book-box with 20 leaves of full transcriptions, notes, and biographies. Lord Raglan was chosen to command the British troops sent to fight the Russian army in the Crimea. He left London on 10th April, spent a few days in Paris, and reached Constantinople at the end of the month. At that time, the bulk of the British and French forces were in camp at Varna, awaiting instructions for a strike against Sebastopol in the Crimea. The present letters, dated from 3rd March to 3rd September 1854, span the period from leaving England, to the opening stages of the war, breaking off with the arrangements to transport the army from Varna to the Crimea. The sufferings and losses of the British Army wintering in the Crimea caused a storm of protest at home; the government fell, and the politicians made haste to shift responsability for the terrible hardships of the troops onto the commander and his staff. However, Raglan never returned from the Crimea to face them in person - he died out there on 28th June 1855. Raglan was instrumental in having De-Ros appointed Quarter Master General for the army in the Crimea, but within a few weeks of his arrival De-Ros fell ill, and was forced to return home to his post as Deputy-Lieutenant of the Tower of London. The letters mention the cholera, and several important names of the time, such as Lord Cowley, Sir John Burgoyne, Marshall Vaillant, 5th Duke of Newcastle, General Airey, Marshall Valinen, Colonel Beatson, Omar Pasha, Lady Cadogan, Rear Admiral Boxer, etc. All are included in the Biography section included. The letters show a great friendship and warmth between the correspondents and intelligent humour. A wonderful little pick at history.

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        Autograph musical quotation signed ("Auber").

      N. p., 8. V. 1854. - Oblong 4to. 1/3 p. on double leaf. Nine bars "Andantino" for pianoforte.

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        PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND INCIDENTS IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, CALIFORNIA, SONORA AND CHIHUAHUA, CONNECTED WITH THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICAN BOUNDARY COMMISSION DURING THE YEARS 1850, '51, '52 AND '53. 2 VOLUMES IN 1.

      D. Appleton & Company, New York 1854 - .[VOL.I - xxii, 506 pgs., VOL.II - xvii, 624 pgs.].FIRST EDITION.2 VOLUMES IN 1.LARGE FOLD OUT MAP(repaired and loose) IN VOL. I, A FOLD OUT FRONTIS TINTED LITHOGRAPH IN EACH VOLUME PLUS 13 OTHER TINTED LITHOGRAPH FULL PAGE PLATES(does not include the Tuscon View which was not called for in this edition).MANY MORE FULL PAGE AND SMALLER ENGRAVINGS THROUGHOUT THE TEXT.Bartlett was commissioned by Pres. Taylor in 1850 to establish the boundary between the United States and Mexico. This account which contains much valuable historic and scientific material remains one of the most accurate records of the American Southwest.Ex-Library with some markings.Rebound in library cloth binding.Large fold out map professionally repaired and mounted on linen backing. Some paper losses along the folds of the map .Blind stamp on bottom of title page.Small chip on "Contents" page with no loss of text.A VALUABLE AND READABLE REFERENCE. HOWES B197. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Romances of Crime; or, The Disclosures of a Detective.

      - Glasgow & London, Cameron and Ferguson [c1860?] Octavo; xvi,304pp. Bound after Alfred Crowquill's 'A Bundle of Crowquills' (London, Routledge 1854) in contemporary half morocco; illustrations in the Crowquill. The Crowquill is browned but the McLevy is quite good; both are bound without half titles. Rare. The Edinburgh detective McLevy has been rediscovered in recent years - with reprints and new fictional cases - but the original editions remain obscure. Of the five titles of his adventures that appeared through the sixties, that I can trace, I suspect that at least one is a new edition of this book; and I'm pretty sure that this is the first of his books - judging by the editor's preface. Whether McLevy or a ghostwriter actually penned these, each adventure is short, pithy and carries a catchy title: The Conjuror; The Handcuffs; The Belfast Key; The Dead Child's Leg; The Blood-Stained Moleskin; . In each the unfailing McLevy usually solves the case in less than a dozen pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Francis's New Guide to the Cities of New-York and Brooklyn, and the Vicinity: Giving a full description of the Metropolis and its Environs, with a particular account of Public Buildings, Institutions of Benevolence, Learning, Science, Art, Literature, Business and Recreation, Churches, Motels, Banks, Theatres, &c., tables of distance, and the various methods of conveyance in and from the cities and the neighborhood. With maps, and numerous engravings

      New York: C.S. Francis & Co.. 1854. 12mo. 148pp., plates, folding map. Green cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Small bookseller's label, a little soiling to the front board, the folding map has a horizontal tear, but is otherwise complete, else a nice, near fine copy. Bookplate of Henry H. Haight, a Yale graduate from Rochester, New York who served as Governor of California from 1867-1871, and who was likely the namesake of Haight Street in San Francisco (his uncle, a prominent banker, also has been noted occasionally as the source of the street name). A particularly nice publisher's cloth binding. OCLC locates eleven copies under three different entries. .

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        Les nuits d'orient : Contes nocturnes / par Mery

      Paris : Michel Levy 1854 - Description: xii, 341p. 18cm. Subjects: Orient -- Asia -- the East -- History -- Essays. Preface dated March, 1853. Language: French. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, leather-backed, marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt tooling to spine. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Marbled endpapers. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 341 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NO. 3. VIEW OF HONOLULU. FROM THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

      [San Francisco]: Britton & Rey, 1854.. Large lithograph, 23 1/4 x 30 inches. Expertly backed with modern wove paper. A few repaired edge tears. Very minor dust-soiling to the margins. Central image untouched. Overall, a striking example of a rare view of Honolulu. A superb early view of Honolulu, by the leading San Francisco lithographers of the time. The view looks towards Kaka'ako, with sixteen smaller vignettes of residential homes and businesses bordering the central image, including: (clockwise from top left) Dentist, MacFarlane Hotel, National Hotel & Billiard Saloon, French Hotel, F. Spencer, Lafrenz & Fisher Cabinet Makers, Tailoring by Chas. Nicholson, Stuart & Rahe Cabinetmakers and Turners, Dr. Lathrop Drug Store, Hudsons Bay Company, Globe Hotel, Chas. Vincent, Reynolds, French Store, Ruggles and H Hackfeld & Co. "A Honolulu newspaper, noting the availability of Paul Emmert's series of six views of the city, asserted that the artist had been 'engaged in actual labor' for a period of 'three months, with two assistants.' Although this multi-sheet lithograph was a panorama and thus involved the delineation of only those buildings that could be seen from a ground-level viewpoint, it did include numerous vignettes of important structures" (Reps, VIEWS AND VIEWMAKERS OF URBAN AMERICA, page 46). Paul Emmert (1826-1867) was a Swiss-born artist who immigrated to New York at age nineteen, then almost immediately headed west to California during the gold rush. In 1853, he moved to Hawaii to open a print shop, where he would eventually make prints of his own local drawings. This print, however, was made by the leading San Francisco lithographers, Britton and Rey. The present work was part of a six-sheet panorama of Honolulu; the complete set is all but impossible to find or assemble (OCLC indicates only one institutional holding of a complete set, the Mellon at Yale). Any number in this series is incredibly rare and desirable. REPS VIEWS AND VIEWMAKERS 752.

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        HISTORIA CONTEMPORANEA O SEA, DE LA GUERRA DE ORIENTE

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1854-1855. Desde La Entrada del principe de Menschikoff en Constantinopla Hasta El desenlace de la Cuestion Turco-Rusa. 2 vol: 688 + 618 pag. 27x18 cm. Contiene grabados y laminas a color. Ref 8.2 Biblioteca A.

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        The Flitch of Bacon

      London - Geo. Routledge and Co 1854 - A first edition of this novel by William Harrison Ainsworth, inscribed by the author on title page to one James Beazley in 1863. With many illustrations by John Gilbert. The awarding of a flitch of bacon to married couples who can swear to not having regretted their marriage for a year and a day is an old tradition, the remnants of which still survive in some pockets in England. Condition: Expertly rebacked to original blue cloth binding. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with foxing, mainly to frontispiece. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE STAR-CHAMBER

      1854. An Historical Romance. In Two Volumes. London: G. Routledge and Sons, 1854. 12 pp Vol II undated ads (plus undated ads printed on all of the endpapers). Original blind-stamped purple-brown cloth. First Edition -- of a~historical adventure... set in the dangerous court of James I, where corruption and villainy threaten a pure-hearted but impoverished country nobleman. In the novel... young Jocelyn Mounchesney becomes involved with the beautiful daughter of a Puritan soldier, foreign machinations at the Court, a corrupt nobleman and his mistress, and the politics of James I and his courtiers, and ends up pursued by the judges of the notorious Court of the Star-Chamber. [MholdWds]~This set is in very good condition, still in its original 1854 cloth binding (and still with the ad-printed endpapers): other than a worn area about an inch in length on the Vol I spine, there is not much external wear; as usual with this purple-brown cloth, the spines are toned to a honey brown. This title is curiously NOT in Sadleir (XIX); Wolff 75 (Wolff states that this was a publishing experiment for Routledge -- offering the work in two volumes at seven shillings, or two-volumes-in-one at six shillings eightpence).

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        PNEUMATOLOGIE. DES ESPRITS ET DE LEURS MANIFESTATIONS DIVERSES : MANIFESTATIONS FLUIDIQUES ( tome 1 ) Manifestations historiques dans l'antiquité profane et sacrée rapporchée des faits de l'ère actuelle ( Tomes 2 à 5 ) Des esprits de l'esprit-saint et du mi

      Vrayet De Surcy - Wattelier - Delaroque 1854 - 7 volumes in-8 de XVI-475 LXVI-437 XI-502 VIII-468 XV-534 XLVII-486-178 XX-224 pages reliés en demi-basane ou demi-chagrin, dos lisses jansénistes ( Reliures disparates, ensemble recomposé ). La collation de ces ouvrages de Mirville n'est pas aisée, Caillet ( 7 599-7 600 ) n'est pas sûr d'en indiquer l'intégralité. Ensemble rare de cet ouvrage considérable qui traite de tous les fondements des religions, du paganisme aux religions monothéistes, du magnétisme, spiritisme, des Esprits sous toutes ses manifestations, etc.Menus defauts aux reliures, quelques rousseurs surtout au début et à la fin du tome 4. "Peu commun": S. DE GUAITA et sa bibliothèque occulte ( 1630 page 201 ). hermetisme Occultisme [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Musée d'Histoire Naturelle comprenant La Cosmographie - La Geologie - La Zoologie - La Botanique

      Gustave Havard, Paris 1854 - In 4°(20 x 29,5); pagine IV,272. Completa delle sue 50 tavole con coloritura coeva protette da veline. Bella legatura in percalina rossa con 4 nervi al dorso case con fregi dorati, titolo dorato e tagli tutti dorati a specchio. Opera nello stato di Perfetto

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Urkundliche Chronik und geschichtlich-statistisches Sachen- und Personen-Adreß-Buch von München und aller umliegenden Orte. Von der ältesten bis zur neuesten Zeit. I. und II. Band.

      München im Verlag des Verfassers 1852, Wolf'schen Relicten, Druck von J. Deschler (1854). - FL3632 8°. Sehr schöner Originalhalblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenverzierungen, die Ecken durchstoßen. / neuerer schmuckloser Halbleinenband. VI, S.7-768; Im vorderen Vorsatz mit Vorbesitzerstempel und angeschmutzt. Durchgehend mit einigen An- und Unterstreichungen, auch in Buntstift. Etwas braunfleckig. // VIII, Seiten 7-705 und 70 Seiten chronologisches und alphabetisches Register. Seiten 33-39 mit starker Braunfärbung, sonst nahezu tadellos sauber. S. 255/256 verbunden. Die 70 Seiten Register auf abweichenden Papier, teils gebräunt. Interessantes Quellenwerk aufgrund detaillierter Adressangaben (z.B. Sendlingergasse mit dem einzigen Brauhaus im 15. Jahrhundert S. 667,38). Erfasst den Zeitraum bis 1468. Band 2 mit vorgebundener Biographie Wolf's von Ernst von Destouches, Verzeichniß seiner Schriften und einem Frontispiz des Autors. 1200

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Versi.

      Vendrame., Udine. 1854 - In 8°, m. pelle, pp. 182. L'opera è il primo volume di versi stampato dal Nievo e comprende 24 versi tra cui ricordiamo: Bruto Minimo all'Università; Pane e Vino.; Ai lettori dell'Alchimista, preludio panegirico pel 1854; Danza e miseria, apertura del carnovale 1854; .Edizione di soli 100 esemplari.Lettere in o. al d. Ampi marg. Fioriture. T.A. rarissimi tarletti marg.

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        Lettre à Lord Palmerston, Secrétaire d'Etat de l'intérieur, en Angleterre

      s.n. (Imprimerie Universelle), Genève et New-York (Jersey) 1854 - In-32 (111 x 72 mm) de 16 pp., non coupé, imprimé sur papier bleu. Edition originale. Bon état. (malgré quelques petits trous sur les pliures, quelques rousseurs, mouillure dans la marge inférieure). // One volume 32o (111 x 72 mm), 16 p., uncut, printed on blue paper. First edition. Good condition. (despite some little holes in foldings, some spots, water-stain on bottom margin).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        LA SANTA BIBLIA TRADUCIDA AL ESPAÑOL DE LA VULGATA LATINA Y ANOTADA CONFORME AL SENTIDO DE LOS SANTOS PADRES Y EXPOSITORES CATOLICOS (7 Vols.)

      - **(ENVIO GRATIS = CORREO ORDINARIO // CERTIFICADO = 4-6 EUR. // CONTRAREEMBOLSO = 7-9 EUR.)** Ed. Lib. Religiosa - Imp. PLABLO RIERA; Barcelona. 1854-1857. Castellano. Piel con relieve en lomo y portadas e incrustaciones doradas en lomo. 7 vols. 29x19 cms. 720+705+824+668+559+399+983 pags. 2ª Edición. Compuesta de 4 tomos que comprenden el Antiguo Testamento, mas 2 tomos del Nuevo Testamento, mas 1 tomo con: Vindicias de la Santa Biblia por Mr. El abate du Clot (Traducida por José Palau), con los discursos sobre las relaciones que existen entre la ciencias y la religión revelada por el Excmo. Cardenal Wisseman. Enriquecidos con un promedio de 2 mapas desplegables coloreados a mano, en casi todos los tomos y láminas grabadas al acero fuera de texto. Cortes y guardas decorados. Manchas de óxido que no afectan a la lectura. Lomos un poco deslucidos pero en buen estado. Portadas del tomo I de Ant. Testamento y tomo II del Nuevo testamento tienen rasgaduras, en algunas zonas, Interiores buen estado. Buena conservación general. RELIGION.

      [Bookseller: Crapze Libros]
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