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        The Works of Washington Irving

      Henry Bohn, 1850-, London 1854 - Ten volumes, octavo; finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliff in green half calf, spines elaborately decorated in gilt. A fine and handsome set of the works of Washington Irving comprising: Volume I: Salmagundi; or, The Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq., and others [and] A History of New-York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty? by Diedrick Knickerbocker. Volume II: The Sketch Book [and] Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography. Volume III: Bracebridge Hall; or, The Homorists. A Medley. By Geoffrey Crayon [and] Abbotsford, and Newstead Abbey. Volume IV: The Alhambra [and] Tales of a Traveller. Volume V: A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada. Volume VI: The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus. Volume VII: The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus; together with The Voyages of his Companions. Volume VIII: Astoria; or, Anecdotes of an Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains [and] A Tour on the Prairies. Volume IX: Life of Mahomet [and] Lives of the Successors of Mahomet. Volume X: The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West [and] The Conquest of Florida under Hernando de Soto, by Theodore Irving. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gewerbeblatt aus Wurttemberg. Herausgegeben von der k. Centralstelle fur Gewerbe und Handel. 1854, 1856-1862, 1864-1869, 1871-1872

      Stuttgart 1854-1872 passim - Years 1854, 1856-1862, 1864-1869, 1871-1872; bound volumes, ex library, else text clean & bindings tight. Photos available upon request.

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        The Letters and Diary of Madame D'Arblay - Seven volumes (Full Leather)

      Henry Colburn/ Hurst and Blackett, 1854 - Seven volume matching set (7" H - 4.5" W) bound in full brown polished calf leather with gilt lettering and designs and five raised bands along spine; some rubbing along edges. Bindings tight and square; contents clean and unmarked. Each volume contains 3-400 pages and each features an engraved frontis. Beautiful set. Provides a unique view into pre- Victorian England by distinguished female author of the era.Additional photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fregatten Eugenies Resa Omkring Jorden åren 1851-1853, under befäl af C. A. Virgin

      Stockholm: Adolf Bonnier, 1854. Two volumes in one, octavo, with three folding tinted maps, and 20 lithographs (18 coloured) and numerous woodcuts; an extremely good copy in the original brown cloth, gilt. Royal Swedish circumnavigation. First edition: the official account of the voyage of the Eugenie, the first Swedish circumnavigation, with particularly good accounts of the expedition's stops in Honolulu, Tahiti, San Francisco, Sydney and Manila, and shorter notices on various South American ports, the Galapagos, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Cape of Good Hope. The plates include four of Tahiti, three of Hawaii, two of Manila and a view of Mission Dolores, San Francisco. These coloured lithographs are both naïve and attractive. The book was also published in German in 1856, but no edition in English appeared until a translation of the important Hawaiian portion of the narrative by Meiric Dutton was issued in 1954. Forbes has a long article on the important narrative of the Honolulu visit which includes a good account of the town and harbour, and numerous social engagements including a meeting with the king and Saturday horseracing, as well as a trip into the countryside including a visit to the Pali. 'Skogman's little known narrative tells of the Royal Swedish voyage… [The] work is much sought after because of its fine colour plates. In the appendices is a section on whaling in the Pacific Ocean…' (Hill). Despite the substantial Australian section, the book is not recorded by Ferguson. Peter Howard, the Berkeley bookseller, has pointed out that 'the Voyages of the Frigate Eugenie in some way paralleled the trips of the Adventurer. They had only one port stop in common, however - Port Famine at the tip of South America. Wherein lies one of the most baffling of Lepidoptera problems. 'The collecting habits of scientists on the Eugenie in two generalized pages record the fact that from Hawaii was brought home what proved to be Colias Sponteni. The Adventurer gathered in South America the same blue butterfly, Colias Imperialis. 'Between the two ships, ten specimens were collected. No other sighting in South America of Colias Imperialis [Sponteni] has ever been recorded. The morphology of Colias Imperialis is not suitable to southern South America. One private scholar has spent over $50,000 in pursuit of a scientific solution to the problem. I am indebted to the University of California at Davis scientist Arthur Shapiro for every bit of this knowledge. He has swept the plains of South America for decades, looking for a single Colias Imperialis. The number of specimens gathered by the Adventurer is proof that the bug bred there, he insists…'.

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        Walden; Or, Life in the Woods

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854: First Edition, First Printing with catalog at rear dated October, 1854. Map at page 307 intact. In Good condition, with signs of use and age. Brown ribbed cloth is rubbed, mottled and edge worn, frayed and chipped at extremities with exposed tips. Spine lettering still legible, though lightly rubbed. Binding is fragile, with a few leaves beginning to separate. Historical museum stamps to paste downs with no other institutional indications. Vintage bookseller inkless emboss to front free end paper. Previous owner name on first three pages, with occasional pencil marking in margins, and text; could be erased with extreme care. Pages show age related wear. A complete, unrestored copy of one of the most important Transcendentalist works.

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        The COMPLETE WORKS Of CHARLES DICKENS. ("BOZ.") In Five Volumes.

      T. B. Peterson, No. 102 Chestnut Street. (n d), Philadelphia: - Illustrated with plates & intratextual wood engravings. Vol I: Pickwick & Old Curiosity Shop. Vol 2: Twist, Sketches & Rudge. Vol 3: Nickleby & Chuzzlewit. Vol 4: Copperfield, Dombey, Christmas Stories & Pictures from Italy. Vol 5: Dickens' New Stories [including Hard Times] & Bleak House. "Dickens' new stories containing The seven poor travellers, Nine new stories by the Christmas fire, Hard times, Lizzie Leigh, The miner's daughters, Fortune Wildred, etc."--Taken from Household words, the periodical edited by Dickens, not all of these stories are authored by Dickens. "Lizzie Leigh" was by Mrs. Gaskell and "The miner's daughters" by William Howitt. Spines slightly dull, with cloth loss at each end. Each volume with ownership signature of John Grahams. Vol I with tide line stain in upper quadrant of text block. Vol 4 professionally recased. Overall, a VG set. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with elaborate gilt decorated spine. Pale yellow eps. 8vo. "Library Edition". 1st collected edition thus, i.e., from this publisher. Ca 1854-55. Collected t.p. begins each volume; each title with separate individual t.p., from "Peterson's Uniform Edition". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The COMPLETE WORKS Of CHARLES DICKENS. ("BOZ.") In Five Volumes

      Philadelphia:: T. B. Peterson, No. 102 Chestnut Street.. (n. d.).. 8vo. "Library Edition". 1st collected edition thus, i.e., from this publisher. Ca 1854-55. Collected t.p. begins each volume; each title with separate individual t.p., from "Peterson's Uniform Edition".. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with elaborate gilt decorated spine. Pale yellow eps.. Spines slightly dull, with cloth loss at each end. Each volume with. ownership signature of John Grahams. Vol I with tide line stain in. upper quadrant of text block. Vol 4 professionally recased.. Overall, a VG set.. Vol I: Pickwick & Old Curiosity Shop. Vol 2: Twist, Sketches & Rudge. Vol 3: Nickleby & Chuzzlewit. Vol 4: Copperfield, Dombey, Christmas Stories & Pictures from Italy. Vol 5: Dickens' New Stories [including Hard Times] & Bleak House. "Dickens' new stories containing The seven poor travellers, Nine new stories by the Christmas fire, Hard times, Lizzie Leigh, The miner's daughters, Fortune Wildred, etc."--Taken from Household words, the periodical edited by Dickens, not all of these stories are authored by Dickens. "Lizzie Leigh" was by Mrs. Gaskell and "The miner's daughters" by William Howitt. . Illustrated with plates & intratextual wood engravings.

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        The COMPLETE WORKS Of CHARLES DICKENS. ("BOZ.") In Five Volumes

      Philadelphia:: T. B. Peterson, No. 102 Chestnut Street.. (n. d.).. 8vo. "Library Edition". 1st collected edition thus, i.e., from this publisher. Ca 1854-55. Collected t.p. begins each volume; each title with separate individual t.p., from "Peterson's Uniform Edition".. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with elaborate gilt decorated spine. Pale yellow eps.. Spines slightly dull, with cloth loss at each end. Each volume with. ownership signature of John Grahams. Vol I with tide line stain in. upper quadrant of text block. Vol 4 professionally recased.. Overall, a VG set.. Vol I: Pickwick & Old Curiosity Shop. Vol 2: Twist, Sketches & Rudge. Vol 3: Nickleby & Chuzzlewit. Vol 4: Copperfield, Dombey, Christmas Stories & Pictures from Italy. Vol 5: Dickens' New Stories [including Hard Times] & Bleak House. "Dickens' new stories containing The seven poor travellers, Nine new stories by the Christmas fire, Hard times, Lizzie Leigh, The miner's daughters, Fortune Wildred, etc."--Taken from Household words, the periodical edited by Dickens, not all of these stories are authored by Dickens. "Lizzie Leigh" was by Mrs. Gaskell and "The miner's daughters" by William Howitt. . Illustrated with plates & intratextual wood engravings.

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        Seat of War on the Danube. Official Map.

      1854 - London: Wyld, 1854. Lithographic map with original colour. 335 x 910mm, folded into brown cloth covers with publisher's label. The first hosilities of the Crimean War were when the Russians occupied the Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia and massed their forces at the Danube, facing the Ottomans on the opposite shore. An Ottoman ultimatum to withdraw was ignored by the Russians, so the Turks crossed the river forcing the Russians back slightly before winter ended the campaign season. This map of The Danube Region was published in February 1854, during the winter lull; in the Spring the Russians counter-attacked, crossing the Danube, but, in the face of British, French & Austrian support for the Turks, withdrew in September. Focus of the war then moved to the Crimea itself.

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        The Lives of the most Eminent English Poets with Critical Observations on their Worls. With Notes Corrective and Explanatory, by Peter Cunningham

      London: John Murray, 1854., 1854. First Cunningham Edition. 3 volumes; 8vo. Later light brown morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, marbled boards, end papers and edges. A little foxing to first and last blanks. Bookplates. A fine set. Shows extremely well.

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        La Turquie.Interior of a turkish house at the beggining of winter

      London/ Paris 1854 - Tinted lithography with original hand colour.55x 37 cms.captions in french,english and othoman script with arabic letters.based on Rogier´s designs during his stay at Constantinople. Ref Atabey 1052. Blackmer 1445

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        ANTIQUITIES OF SHROPSHIRE

      John Russell Smith , B. L. Beddow Shiffnal Salop,, London 1854 - Complete in Twelve parts, here bound in six Published in London by John Russell Smith in the years 1854-60 in 12 parts, this is the First Edition of Eyton's "Antiquities of Shropshire" limited to only 300 copies, illustrated with 135 wood engraved plates and 15 folding maps, 8vo bound in old half leather bindings with marbled paper covered boards, and marbled endpapers, with very nice later replacement leather spines, top edges gilded, this is a highly regarded and important Scholarly work. The Historian Chester Waters is quoted as saying that Eyton "Stands alone in the Literary world as a County Historian". This set originally came from the Library of The Duke of Bedford, with his bookplate in the opening volume. The bindings have some wear to the leather corners which have been professionally restored, internally some foxing to endpapers, occasional marks to a few pages, else generally contents nice and clean. A nicely presented Set of this Rare and sought after work, Books are heavy, nearly 11 kilos, and shipping costs will be higher than the basic quote rate, overseas shipping will be expensive, please enquire for rates to your country Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutsches Wörterbuch (16 Bände in 32 plus Quellenverzeichnis) - Bd. 1: A - Biermolke/ Bd. 2: Biermörder - D/ Bd. 3: E - Forsche/ Bd. 4,I,1: Forschel - Gefolgsmann/ Bd. 4,I,2: Gefoppe -Getreibs/ Bd. 4,I,3: Getreide - Gewöhniglich/ Bd. 4,I,4: Gewöhnlich-Gleve/ Bd. 4,I,5: Glibber - Gräzist/ Bd. 4,I,6: Greander - Gymnastik/ Bd. 4,II: H - Juzen/ Bd. 5: K/ Bd. 6: L - M/ Bd. 7: N, O, P, Q/ Bd. 8: R - Schiefe/ Bd. 9: Schiefeln - Seele/ Bd. 10,I: Seeleben - Sprechen/ Bd. 10,II,1: Sprecher - Stehuhr/ Bd. 10,II,2: Stehung - Stitzig/ Bd. 10,III: Stob - Strollen/ Bd. 10,IV: Strom - Szische/ Bd. 11,I,1: T - Treftig/ Bd. 11,I,2: Treib - Tz/ Bd. 11,II: U - Umzwingen/ Bd. 11,III: Un - Uzvogel/ Bd. 12,I: V - Verzwunzen/ Bd. 12,II: Vesche - Vulkanisch/ Bd. 13: W - Wegzwitschern (-zwiesel)/ Bd. 14,I,1: Weh - Wendunmut/ Bd. 14,I,2: Wenig - Wiking/ Bd. 14, II: Wilb - Ysop/ Bd. 15: Z - Zmasche/ Bd. 16:Zobel - Zypressenzweig/ Quellenverzeichnis (1966 - 1971)

      Hirzel Verlag 1854 - 1971.. je Band ca. 2000 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Das hier angebotene Werk stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen/ Instituts-Stempel im Buchinnern; Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt leicht angebräunt; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 33 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; DAS BILD ZEIGT NUR EINEN TEIL DER HIER ANGEBOTENEN BÄNDE!! Für mehr Bilder können Sie uns gerne kontaktieren!

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        Cheragh haa rewshenaaa der asewl pezeshekea [Illumination of the fundamentals of medicine]

      Tabriz: Dar al-Tabae, 1854. Tabriz: Dar al-Tabae, 1854. <p>Mirza Mohammad-Vali Hakimbashi. [In Arabic script] Cheragh haa rewshenaaa der asewl pezeshekea [Illumination of the fundamentals of medicine]. Lithographed book. 194, 108, 234, [16]pp., irregularly numbered. 56 plates after Vesalius, Scarpa, Fabrici and others. Tabriz: Dar al-Tabae [State Printing House], 1271 A.H. [1854 A.D.]. 330 x 205 mm. Full morocco, vellum onlays ca. 1854, Persian style binding presumably bound in Tabriz. Occasional light wear and staining but a fine copy.</p><p>First Edition, extremely rare, of the first book to introduce Western anatomical illustration into Persian culture. During the 19th century, under the rule of the Qajar dynasty, Persia (now Iran) increased its contacts with European governments, while at the same time enjoying periods of relative political stability and a growing sense of nationalism. In the arena of public health and medical education, these influences resulted in &#147;a mounting sense of responsibility on the part of the Government with regard to its citizenry. Moreover, an emerging sense of national &#145;shame&#146; [aberou] in the face of staggering epidemics, together with a growing need to counter Western imperial interventions resulted in stronger stimuli for the promotion of an organized policy of public health. Hence, Iran&#146;s social, military, economic and mercantile interests became stronger advocates of sanitary reform&#148; (Afkhami, p. 122). </p><p>In 1851, at the urging of Prime Minister Mirza Taqi Khan Amir Kabir, Persia established its first modern institution of higher learning, the Dar al-Fonun (now the University of Tehran), which included a medical school for the training of army physicians. &#147;Whereas Iranian Hakims of the mid-19th century could, in hindsight, have claimed to rival their European counterparts in therapeutics, a superior anatomical knowledge on the part of Western surgeons made them better caregivers on battlefields. Consequently, clinical instruction became a cornerstone of the Dar al-Fonun and like the academies of Europe, Amir Kabir also founded a &#145;Government Hospital&#146; in January 1850 for the purpose of instructing medical students&#148; (Afkhami, p. 123). </p><p>As part of this effort to modernize medical education in Persia, medical textbooks such as Mirza Mohammad-Vali&#146;s Illumination of the Fundamentals of Medicine were written or translated by Persian authors and printed by lithography for publication by the Dar al-Fonun or the Dar al-Tabae, the state printing house established in the 1840s. Mirza Mohammad-Vali, who had been named chief physician of the Persian army in 1852, was also supervisor of the physicians at the Government Hospital and most likely taught at the Dar al-Fonun. Mirza Mohammad&#146;s dependence on Western sources in this early period of modern Persian medical education is evident in his book&#146;s numerous anatomical illustrations, adapted from Vesalius, Scarpa, Fabrici and other European authors.</p><p>The Qajar period also saw the introduction of the lithographic press, the first successful method for the mass production of books in Persia. Several attempts had been made to establish letterpress printing in Persia beginning in the 17th century, but casting type in Arabic script raised technical problems beyond those faced by typographers creating Roman typefaces, and it was not until the 1820s, when the first lithographic printing press began operating in Tabriz, that books, newspapers and other printed material began to be manufactured in Persia on a large scale. &#147;By the late 1840s, there were already at least six lithographic printing houses at work in Tehran, and dozens of books were published. From this time on, one can speak of regular lithographic book printing in Persia. The reasons for the success of the lithographic method of printing are obvious and well-known: simpler and cheaper equipment in comparison to that required for the typographic printing, availability of a large number of professional copyists, and the traditional culture of calligraphy. Although considerably less expensive than manuscripts, lithographed books retained the usual format of the handwritten codex in a sturdy binding . . . In the latter part of the 1840s, the State Printing House (dar al-taba a-ye dowlati) began its work; and was operative until the end of the first decade of the 20th century. After the opening of the Dar al-fonun (the first modern polytechnic on European lines in Persia) in 1851, a lithographic press was established within it for printing teaching aids. Activities of these two printing houses were of some significance for the cultural and scientific life of Persia, since they published books on new subjects: manuals on exact and natural sciences, both translated and original, and works on history and geography&#148; (Shcheglova). </p><p>This book is extremely rare. We have been unable to locate any copies in OCLC or the Wellcome Library, London. It is not in Storey, Persian Literature, a Biblio-Bibliographical Survey II, part 2. E Medicine (1971), and it is not in Edwards, A Catalogue of the Persian Printed Books in the British Museum (1922). Afkhami, &#147;Epidemics and the emergence of an international sanitary policy in Iran,&#148; Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 19 (1999): 122-134. Shcheglova, Olimpiada P. &#147;Lithography I. In Persia.&#148; Encyclopaedia Iranica. N.p., 15 Aug. 2009. Web. Accessed 22 Jan. 2013. Ebrahimnejad, Medicine, Public Health and the Qajar State: Patterns of Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Iran (2004), p. 51.</p>

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        The Flowers Of Shakespeare.

      Ackermann London 1854. Cloth 32 (sheets) S. Guter Zustand/ Good, Mit kolor. lithogr. Titel und. 31 kolor. lithogr. Tafeln. 4°. Lose in OLwd mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel (fleckig). Lowndes III, 2311 - Nicht bei Nissen u. Pritzel - Prachtvoll kolorierte Folge von Blumendarstellungen aus Shakespeares Dramen, jeweils mit Zitaten der betreffenden Passagen versehen. - Stellenweise ganz leicht fleckig. Persönliche Widmung auf Einbaninnendeckel, Ex libris./ With handcoloured lithogr. title-page and 31 coloured lithogr. plates. 4°. Loose leafes in orig. cloth with gilted front-titel (slightly stained). Lowndes III, 2311, not at Nissen and Pritzel. The plates show flowers from Shakespeares plays each with quote in vibrant old colors. Dedication on inside cover, ex libris.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        Carta Esferica de la Rada de Pernambuco y sus inmediaciones en la Costa del Brasil levantada en 1819 por la Comison Hidrografica al mando del Contra-Almirante Francis Baron Roussin.

      1854 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1845-54. 630 x 480mm. Some spotting in margins.

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        The Poetical Works of William Cowper

      London- William Pickering, 1854. London- William Pickering, 1854 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome set of The Poetical Works of William Cowper with life, critical dissertation and explanatory notes by Rev. George Gilfillan. In a fine binding by Hughes and Kemp, Oxford with binder&#39;s stamp to verso of front free endpaper. In two volumes complete. William Cowper (1731 - 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him the best modern poet, whilst William Wordsworth particularly admired his poem Yardley-Oak. An Eton presentation copywith an ink inscription to front blank dated 1866. Condition: In handsome calf bindings. Externally,smart but with slight wear to extremities and occasional slight rubbing to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with slight scattered spotting, predominantly to endpapers, and with the odd spot and handling mark to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        [Op. 8]. Trio für Pianoforte, Violine und Violoncell. [Score and parts]

      Leipzig Breitkopf & Härtel [PN] 8953 [1854]. Folio. Disbound. [1] (title), 2-55; 12; 10 pp. Engraved. From the collection of the English pianist, conductor and writer Edward Dannreuther, with his oval handstamp to title and parts. Slightly worn; minor to moderate foxing; dampstaining to outer margins of parts just extending into printed area.. First Edition, first issue. Rare. Hofmann p. 17. McCorkle p. 25. Hoboken IV, 9. Dannreuther was largely responsible for introducing Brahms's music to England.

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        PHOTHOGRAPHIE (sic) ET GRAVURE HELIOGRAPHIQUE. HISTOIRE ET EXPOSÉ DES DIVERS PROCÉDÉS EMPLOYÉS DANS CET ART DEPUIS JOSEPH NIEPCE ET DAGUERRE, JUSQU'A NOS JOURS PAR DR. A. BOULONGNE

      Paris: Chez les Principaux Libraires, 1854 Paris: Chez les Principaux Libraires, 1854. First separate edition (reprinted from Moniteur Universel December 11,12, and 31, 1853 and January 11,13 and 23, 1854. . 8vo., 58 [1] pp. The edges of several leaves show moderate staining; in one instance, conservation has been applied to the blank margin, with no loss of text. Later binding of quarter calf with tips, and marbled paper over boards. Covers photography on glass (one of the earliest to suggest gelatin negatives), metal, and use of albumen and collodion coatings. Also, describes the photomechanical technique of Niépce, and his association with Daguerre; the processes of Talbot, Bayard and Blanquart-Evrard. are explained and include their chemical formula. OCLC lists only three holdings: George Eastman House, NYPL, and Princeton University. Roosens and Salu #8215, chronologically, the first entry under the heading Photomechanical Printing Systems/ Gravure Printing (Intaglio, Photogravure).

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        Wien von der Hohen Warthe. Mit 10 Seitenansichten. [Sammelblatt].

      Triest, 1854.. Stahlstich aus "Österr. Lloyd Triest"? 21,5 x 28 cm. Im Passepartout.. NW 310, 23 ? - Seitenansichten vom Landungsplatz d. Dampfer in Nussdorf (zwei Mal), Greifenstein, Prater, Mödling, Baden (zwei Mal), Brühl, Schönbrunn, Laxenburg. - Blatt knapp bis zur Umrandung beschnitten.

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        The Pilgrim Fathers

      London - Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co, 1854. London - Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co, 1854 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This religious text explores the band of sectarians driven forth in the reign of James I, on whom the veneration of their American posterity has bestowed the title of The Pilgrim Fathers. Second revised edition. Illustrated throughout including a frontispiece and engraved title page. With publishers advertisements to the rear. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilt design and lettering to the spine and front board. Externally, rebacked sound although with slight rubbing and wear to the spine. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages, although withoccasional instances of spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart

      Edinburgh - Adam and Charles Black, 1854. Edinburgh - Adam and Charles Black, 1854 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the literary biographies, letters and essays by Sir Walter Scott. Containing The Life of John Dryden, Memoirs of Jonathan Swift, Provincial Antiquities of Scotland and Reliques of Robert Burns. With vignette titles to each new section. Much of Scott&#39;s autograph work shows an almost stream-of-consciousness approach to writing. He included little in the way of punctuation in his drafts, leaving such details to the printers to supply. After being essentially unstudied for many decades, a small revival of interest in Scott&#39;s work began in the 1970s and 1980s. Postmodern tastes favoured discontinuous narratives and the introduction of the &#39;first person&#39;, yet they were more favourable to Scott&#39;s work than Modernist tastes. Scott is now seen as an important innovator and a key figure in the development of Scottish and world literature. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally sound, with some light rubbing and some wear to the spine and extremities. Joints starting, but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate dated 1861 to front pastedown. Pages are generally bright, with just some scattered light spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Poetical Works of John Keats with a Life

      Boston: Little Brown, 1854. Boston: Little Brown, 1854. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Rare copy containing James Russell Lowell analysis of Keats and his life in 36pps of introduction. Lowell (1819-1891) was a New England romantic poet who wrote of Keats at a time when Lowell&#39;s wife died, his father grew deaf and his sister was developing mental issues where she lost her speech. Longfellow called him "lonely and desolate." This is a special glimpse of one turbulent poet analising another. All calf binding with slight bumps to ends and tiny piece missing from top of spine else VG, marblised edges, frp of Keats, 415pps. Six spine compartments with red leather title. 1st edn thus, 12mo, f/o names on fep. Wonderful gift copy..

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        THE ENGLISH STRUWWELPETER or PRETTY STORIES AND FUNNY PICTURES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN

      Friedrich Volckmar, Leipsic, 8th edition after the 17th German edition, 1854. Friedrich Volckmar, Leipsic, 8th edition after the 17th German edition, 1854. Book. Fair. hardback. hardback, worn disbound copy with original boards present, later linen floral backstrip, boards worn and rubbed, under the publishers details are details of the London branch of the German Literary Society, decorative borders to boards with a vignette of seated parents and attentive children to lower board, handwritten date of 1854 together with the word Sale on front pastedown, twenty four hand coloured pages, sewn and complete but all a little grubby to fore-edge, lacks front endpaper, Peter with hair over face - extra images supplied on request, 24pp.

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        Samlede Skrifter. 32 bd.

      . Kbhvn. 1854-76. Indbundet i 17 smukke samtidige halvlaederbind rigt dekoreret med guld pa ryggen. Bind med svage brugsspor. * Den danske udgave af "Samlede Skrifter" pabegyndtes med udgivelsen af romanen "Improvisatoren"; samme dag dette dobbeltbind udkom, indrykkede forlaget en subskriptionsindbydelse i aviserne, hvoraf det fremgik, at vaerket ville omfatte 22 bind, at de ville udkomme med 2 bind hver anden maned og at man forpligtede sig til at aftage hele vaerket. I juli 1855 afsluttedes udgivelsen med bind 21-22 "Mit Liv Eventyr". Efter denne tid udkom der fra tid til anden nye bind, som indeholdt H.C. Andersens senere arbejder. Flere af disse bind er originaludgaver, idet forlaget, for at spare udgivelsen af en ny bog og et nyt bind til 'Samlede Skrifter', i stedet udgav bogen forsynet med dobbelte titelblade, saledes at det förste af disse var bogens egentlige titelblad, det andet titelblad til 'Samlede Skrifter'. Da H. C. Andersen döde i 1875 var der ialt udkommet 28 bind. Efter den tid udkom 6 bind, saledes at vaerket ialt kom til at besta af 33 bind + supplementsbindet "Mit Liv Eventyr. Fortsaettelse", der udkom i 1877. BFN 634..

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        Traité théoretique et pratique des maladies des yeux.

      Paris, G. Baillière, 1854-58. - 3 Bde. Deuxième édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. 205 Textabb., (2 Bl.), 636 S. - (2 Bl.), 598 S. - XI, 816 S. Hldr. d. Zt. (berieben). Hirschberg III, § 591, S. 207: 'Nicht blos das umfangreichste, sondern auch das gehaltvollste Lehrbuch der Augenheilkunde, das bis dahin in französischer Sprache erschienen war'; Becker Coll. 103: 'Originally published in one volume in 1847, the three volume second edition was almost completely rewritten with numerous additions made to the text. In this latter edition Desmarres was able to include descriptions of pathological states made possible only by the use of the ophthalmoscope, the description of which had just been published by Helmholtz in 1851. The first volume is introduced by an anatomical description of the eye translated from the German of Ernst Wilhelm Brücke (1819-1892). - Louis-Auguste Desmarres (1810-82), Privatsekretär des damals berühmtesten Pariser Augenarztes Sichel, gründete 1841 eine Privat-Augenklinik. 'Er hat das Verdienst, in die Ophthalmologie richtigere chirurgische Principien, als vorher in derselben üblich waren, eingeführt zu haben, indem er zeigte, was an chirurgischen Eingriffen, selbst bei ambulanter Behandlung, auch dem Auge geboten werden kann' (Hirsch/H. II, 241). 'Alles, was die ärztliche Generation (um 1882) an Augenärzten zählt, ist durch Desmarres Klinik gegangen, darunter der berühmteste, Albrecht von Graefe' (Hirschberg). - Titel je Band mit Besitzerstempel. Meist etwas stockfleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Greek Testament: (5 Vols)

      Waterloo Place, London. Cambridge: Rivingtons. J Deighton, 1854 Tall 8vo, 5 volumes complete and the best combination. Vol 1, & 3 2nd, remainder 1st editions. In contemporary embossed brown cloth, a few small marks, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spines, titles in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, half titles present, all edges uncut, two columns per page, small binders stamp to epds (Westleys). Vol 1, 1854, The Four Gospels, 2nd ed, half title, Greek text to verso, [5], (vi-viii), 100, [1], 2-835 pp, [1], printed by Gilbert and Rivington, St John&#39;s Square, London, front hinge cracked. Vol 2, 1852, 1st ed, The Acts of the Apostles, The Epistles to the Romans and Corinthians, half title, [5], (vi-viii), 84, [1] errata, [1], 2-687 pp. Vol 3, 1857, 2nd ed, The Epistles to the Galatians etc, half title, [7], (viii) only, 117, [1], [2], [1], 2-416 pp, (16) adverts. Vol 4 Part 1, 1859, 1st ed, The Epistle to the Hebrews, and the Catholic Epistles of St James and St OPeter, [7], (viii) only, 158, [2], [1], 2-420 pp, [4] adverts, some pages uncut, hinges weak. Vol 4, Part 2, 1861, The Epistles of St John and St Jude, and the Revelation, [5], (viii) only, 159-281, [1] corrigenda, [1], 422-742 pp, [10] adverts, (15), [1] adverts. Allibone 2842.2630.25). Title continues: with a critically revised text, a digest of various readings: marginal references to verbal and idiomatic usage: prolegomena: and a critical and exegetical commentary. For the use of theological students and ministers.

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        The History and Topography; of the United States of North America: Brought Down from the Earliest Period

      Boston, Samuel Walker, 1854.. Boston, Samuel Walker, 1854., 1854. 2 volumes; 4to. Contemporary dark burgundy half morocco, gilt to spines and gilt device to cloth boards. Illustrated with numerous steel engraved views, 35 plates in Vol I and 34 plates in Vol II, including frontispieces. Generally light browning to text; foxing to some plates, heavy in places, with offsetting. Joints expertly repaired, boards rubbed and marked. A very good copy.

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        Mijn verblijf aan de Kaap de Goede Hoop. Schetsen. Naar het Engelsch. ["The Cape and the Kafirs"].

      Amsterdam, Gebroeders Kraay, 1854.. Tall crown quarto. Pp. (iv), 232. Lithograph title-page, foxed, displaying large charming illustration by G. J. Bos, printed separately on heavy paper by the lithographers' firm of P. Trap. Bound in the original publisher's printed boards, spine neatly reinforced with paper, floral shelf label, old institutional stamp to first free endpaper and to title. In a very good condition. Untrimmed, clean copy. ~ First and only Dutch edition. Very rare. Translated from the English "The Cape and the Kafirs; or, Notes of five years' Residence in South Africa", published in 1852. Alfred Whaley Cole (1823-1896) spent five years in the Cape Colony after the ship he sailed in 1841 to New Zealand wrecked off coast of Cape Town. In 1856 he left England again and returned to Cape Town, becoming a lawyer and a judge. He wrote extensively. His "Three Idylls of a Prince", written on occasion of Prince Alfred's first visit to the Cape, said to have "heartily amused" Queen Victoria and the Princess Royal. - - Cat. NHSM p.211; Mendelssohn I, p.352 (English edition); Kainbacher I, p.36 (German translation, 1852)..

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        Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York for 1854

      [New York]: McSpedon & Baker, Printers, 1854. [New York]: McSpedon & Baker, Printers, 1854. First edition. Cloth with gilt titles, decoration, all edges gilt. A very good copy with scuffed spine, small tears to spine ends, edgeworn boards, one folding diagram torn and detached and one with creases, a few plates with light foxing at edges, binding tight. Sm. 8vo. Illus. with 14 toned plates, 7 b/w folding plans & diagrams, 1 large folding map, numerous in-text engravings. Presentation copy to George W. Matsell, Esq., who was the first Police Commissioner of New York. Matching gilt name label laid in loose.

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        la Turquie. Dervise of Bokhara

      London/ Paris 1854 - Tinted lithography with original hand colour.55x 37 cms.captions in french,english and othoman script with arabic letters.based on Rogier´s designs during his stay at Constantinople. Ref Atabey 1052. Blackmer 1445

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        Journal of the Expedition of Inquiry for the Junction of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

      Saunders and Stanford, London 1854 - Missing one of the original four maps (Topographical Map), volume priced accordingly. Other three maps complete, although first map does have some tears at creases. Blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, hinges solid with just one small crack at rear hinge, text block strong, all pages clear with just a hint of foxing beginning on a few. Spine has faded somewhat but lettering is still clear. International customers, please note that additional postage may apply; please contact seller for details. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les courses de taureaux expliquees, manuel tauromachique a l'usage des amateurs de courses

      Andréossy, Bayonne 1854 - In-8. Collation : IX, (1), 140, 148 pp., 4 planches hors-texte. Percaline moirée rouge, couvertures imprimées conservées. (Reliure moderne.). Première édition. Illustré par 4 jolies lithographies sur fond teinté. "représentant les passes les plus importantes du combat". Contient "quelques considérations sur la tauromachie espagnole, comparée aux autres spectacles, jeux et combats. Un précis historique des courses de taureaux. Une galerie biographique des toreros les plus distingués. Un vocabulaire complet des expressions techniques employées dans les courses de taureaux. Une notice sur le ganaderias les plus renommées et les principaux cirques de la péninsule. Ouvrage aussi complet que possible sur la matière. " Couvertures imprimées salies, avec un manque restauré en coin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ramphastos Osculans Channel Billed Toucan

      London: Hullamandel and Watson, 1854. London: Hullamandel and Watson, 1854. 2nd edition. Good. John Gould. An original and authentic handcoloured engraving from John Gould&#39;s monumental work, A Monograph of the Ramphastidae or Family of Toucans, London, 2nd edition, 1854. The print is on original wove paper heightened by gum arabic, very minor browning but good overall. ALL OUR PRINTS COME IN ACID FREE MOUNT AND SENT BY COURIER ONLY, size 14 x 20 inches

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        The Poetical Works of William Cowper

      Edinburgh - James Nichol, 1854. Edinburgh - James Nichol, 1854 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A set of The Poetical Works of William Cowper with life, critical dissertation, and explanatory notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Complete in two volumes. From the introduction: Cowper is one of the few poets who at once attained speedy popularity, and secured permanent power. William Cowper (26 November 1731 25 April 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him the best modern poet, whilst William Wordsworth particularly admired his poem Yardley-Oak. He was a nephew of the poet Judith Madan. Although after being institutionalised for insanity in the period 1763-65, Cowper found refuge in a fervent evangelical Christianity, the inspiration behind his much-loved hymns, he often experienced doubt and after a dream in 1773 believed that he was doomed to eternal damnation. His religious sentiment and association with John Newton (who wrote the hymn Amazing Grace) led to much of the poetry for which he is best remembered. His poem Light Shining out of Darkness gave the English language the idiom God moves in a mysterious way / His wonders to perform. Condition: In amateur half calf leather bindings with red cloth covered boards. Externally, very smart with just some minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Bataille D\\\'Inkermann

      V. Turgis, Paris 1854 - Image Size : 320x465 (mm), 12.625x18.25 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 450x605 (mm), 17.75x23.75 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph

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        DIE ENTDECKUNG DES NATURSELBSTDRUCKES, ODER, DIE ERFINDUNG, VON GANZEN HERBARIEN, STOFFEN, SPITZEN, STICKEREIEN UND ÜBERHAUPT ALLEN ORIGINALIEN UND COPIEN

      Vienna: Kaiserlich-K?lichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1854. Vienna: Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1854. First polyglot edition. Auer, Alois. Folio, 75 pp., 19 leaves of color plates, facsimiles. Later binding, full calf with gilt spine label. Slight rubbing to cover and binding, a few missing tissue guards, chips from the corners of a few leaves, scattered foxing and soiling, else good to very good copy. Housed in cloth slipcase. Alois Auer, is generally regarded as the man who introduced "nature printing," i.e., the use of actual specimens of an object to act as the printing plate. The objects here are lace, leaves, fossils, flowers, petrified wood, etc. This volume was printed in answer to Henry Bradbury&#39;s claim to have invented nature printing before Auer; Bradbury&#39;s letters are included in facsimile. Text in German, English, Italian and French. On the title page is the signature of Eduard Uhl (1813-1892), who was mayor of Vienna from 1882 to 1889.

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        (Juvenile) Uncle John&#39;s Stories of Animals

      Philadelphia: C. G. Henderson & Co., 1854. Philadelphia: C. G. Henderson & Co., 1854. 24mo. (24)pp., leporello. Descriptions of various mammalian species, from the exotic leopard and giraffe to the North American grizzly bear and beaver, intended for a young audience. Illustrated with handsome hand-colored plates depicting each animal in its natural habitat. In many of the scenes, a hunter lurks in the background, observing the creatures. When unfolded, the panorama measures approximately 108 inches in length. Bound in bright yellow printed boards backed in green cloth, with a hand-colored vignette to the front cover and an advertisement for other tomes in the series of "Uncle John&#39;s Panorama Picture Books" on the back cover. Light stain to the text page for the beaver, child&#39;s ownership inscription to front cover, and a couple of small, skillful paper repairs to the folds of the panorama, else fine.

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        Taschen-Album für Wanderer des Thüringer Waldes in Wort und Bildern. Eine Burschenfahrt.

      Langensalza, Hermann Beyer, 1854,. 8vo. Mit 23 (1 gef.) getönten lithographischen Taf. VI, 114 S. Schlichte Hlwd. d. späten 19. Jh.. Holzmann- Bohatta V,8741. - Mit schönen Ansichten meist m. Burschenschaftlern als Staffagefiguren von Drei Gleichen, Schnepfenthal, Reinhardsbrunn, Friedrichroda, Candelaber, Wartburg, Drusenthal, Ruine Liebenstein, Wilhelmsthal, Ruhla, Paulinzelle, Schneekopf, Thorstein, Bärenbruchstein, Tanzbuche etc. Die Falttaf. zeigt ein Panorama mit Eisenbahn u. Schrankenwärter im Vordergrund. - Einband berieben, Knicke im Vorderdeckel. Im rechten Rande durchgehend gebräunt, sonst nur vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig.

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        Types of Mankind: Or, Ethnological Researches, Based Upon the Ancient Monuments, Paintings, Sculptures, and Crania of Races, and Upon Their Natural, Geographical, Philological, and Biblical History: Illustrated by Selections from the inedited Papers of Samuel George Morton, M. D and by additional contributions from Prof. L.Agassiz, LLD; W. Usher, M.D.; Prof. H.S. Patterson, M.D

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. London: Tr¸bner & Co, 1854. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. London: Tr¸bner & Co, 1854. Second edition. Frontispiece portrait, 4 Folding Lithographic plates, numerous illustrations and diagrams in the text. lxxvi, 738 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth. Spine ends chipped with loss, some wear at joints and tips. Signed on flyleaf by Charles Jas. Sprague and Ashley Montagu. Sabin 56040: Garrison & Morton 201 . With a note laid in by Ashley Montagu "J.C. Nott was the first to recognize that the prevalence of mosquitoes had something to do with yellow fever. A.M."

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        NAPOLI e i luoghi celebri delle sue vicinanze

      Napoli, Nobile 1854 - NAPOLI e i luoghi celebri delle sue vicinanze. Napoli, Nobile, 1845. Due volumi in 4to; pp. 12 n.nn., 542; 602, 22, 1 con indice delle tavole. Opera pubblicata in occasione del Settimo Congresso Scientifico degli Italiani. Scritti di Stanislao d&#146;Aloe, Raffaele D&#146;Ambra, Mariano d&#146;Ayala, Carlo Bonucci, Cesare Dalbono, Francesco Puoti, Bernardo Quaranta. 25 tavole disegnate da Achille Vianelli e Giacinto Gigante e litografate da Wenzel e Zezon. 2 tavole spieghevoli: carta della Città di Napoli, carta di Pompei. Manca la carta dei contorni di Napoli. Mezza pelle con angoli, dorsi con titolo e fregi in oro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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