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        Elizabeth Gaskell, noted biographer of Charlotte Brontë, seeks an opinion from banker Russell Sturgis and the son of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story and informs that she will " go to Glasgow for the British Association"

      Silverdale, England, August 28, 1855. 4.5" x 7". "Autograph Letter Signed ""E.C. Gaskell,"" 4 full pages, 4.5"" x 7"", front and verso, on two conjoined sheets. Lindeth Tower, Silverdale, near Lancaster [England], August 28, 1855. To Mr. Sturgis, banker Russell Sturgis, a partner at Baring Bros. Fine condition.In full, ""I hope you remember enough to make you not feel surprized at my writing to you to ask you a question which I believe you can answer better than any one else to whom I have ready access, except perhaps Mr. Story whose present address I don't know. My question is best asked in the words of a friend of mine who has asked me to make the enquiry; so I enclose a piece of her note which will explain what we want to know, I need not say that we shall consider your answer as given in confidence, and entrusted to our honour: and I should be very much obliged to you if you would ascertain Mr. Story's opinion on the subject, if you have no knowledge yourself. I would not have troubled you if I could have written to Mr. Story. I hope you have good accounts from Mrs. Shaw, and Anna - We have heard nothing of them since we saw them in Plymouth Grove; and I don’t like this snipping short of a happy pleasant little bit of friendship - if you are so kind as to write will you tell me something about them! We remain here till the 127th of Septr when we go to Glasgow for the British Association. After that date the safest address because the most permanent is Plymouth Grove Massachusetts. With kind compliments to Mrs Sturgis, believe me to remain, dear Sir, Yours very truly, E.C. Gaskell.""Accompanied by an Autograph Letter Signed ""W.W. Story,"" 4 full pages, 4.5"" x 7"", front & verso, on two conjoined sheets. Rome, April 20, 1871. To Julia Sturgis, wife of Baring Bros. banker Russell Sturgus, recipient of Gaskell's letter here offered in which she mentions Story, poet-sculptor William Wetmore Story (1819-1895), son of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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      Washington, 1855. 127pp. plus seven and fifteen tinted or colored lithographic plates. Quarto. Modern three-quarter morocco and marbled boards. Some light tanning. Very good. An interesting hybrid, being Volume III, section 3 of the quarto series of the Pacific Railroad Survey reports, with fifteen added plates from Emory's boundary survey report and Ives' Colorado report, all of southwestern Indians. The attractive lithographic plates, many of them handsomely colored, are after drawings by Möllhausen and Schott. The plates depict members of various Indian tribes of the territories explored, their dwellings, handcrafts, etc. The Emory plates are the most striking and interesting ones to appear in that book, and include all of the Emory Indian plates. An unusual package. HOWES P3 (ref). WAGNER-CAMP 263:3 (ref). FIELD 1647.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Gesamtans. der Insel aus der Vogelschau, umgeben von 13 kleinen Teilans.

      - Stahlstich ( m. Bordüre ) v. Payne n. Eltzner b. Payne, um 1855, 20,5 x 34,5 Die Randansichten zeigen: Obelisk vor Schloß Putbus, Friedr. Wilhelm Bad, Schloß Putbus, Sargard, Schloß Spyker, Vorgebirge Arkona, Schweizerhaus auf Stubbenkammer, Groß- und Klein Stubenkammer, Jagdschloß Granitz, Gesamtansicht von Bergen, Pavillion in Putbus, Theater in Putbus, Leuchtturm zu Arcona.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Map Showing the Steam Communications and Overland Routes between England, India, China & Australia

      London: W.H. Allen & Co., [c. 1855]. Map dimensions 69 x 126.5 cm, overall 72 x 131 cm. Folding map with original outline colour demarcating coastlines, border and the lines of communication between Britain, South Africa and the British colonies in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, twin inset maps illustrating, firstly, the routes between the Mediterranean, Black Sea and the Persian Gulf and, secondly, the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, dissected into 30 sections and mounted on linen, folds between original green cloth boards, gilt lettered to the upper cover, publisher's advertisements to the inner cover and the folded end section. Chips to the corners of two panels, slight creasing elsewhere, a little surface soiling, small nick to the cloth spine, a decent example overall. Ownership inscription of Seymour A. Slane to one of the folded end sections, underneath which in the same hand the name of a company - the Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. - and on another panel of the verso a further pencilled inscription by him dated 1869. There are numerous annotations across the map, in pencil marking out additional shipping routes and in red ink telegraph lines (those already built and those prospective), with his manuscript additions to the explanatory key. The Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. was founded in 1864 and was contracted to manufacture and lay the cable for the first transatlantic telegraph line. Though unsuccessful in 1865, they succeeded a year later with the cable laid by the S.S. Great Eastern. The company went on to lay numerous other telegraph lines between Britain and the rest of the world in the succeeding decades, often in collaboration with local sister companies. These included the first line between Bombay, Aden and Suez in 1869 and 1870, the prospective construction of which is shown here, along with that of the Australia and New Zealand (completed 1876). A unique copy of an uncommon map, with just the British Library copy on Copac and two copies in Australia on Worldcat.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        FALCONRY IN THE BRITISH ISLES. By Francis Henry Salvin and William Brodrick, B.A. Second edition, revised and enlarged.

      John Van Voorst. London. - (1855) 1873 2nd edition. 4to (200 x 290mm). Ppix,171,ii advertisements. 28 hand-coloured plates. Publisher's original dark green pictorial cloth gilt. Slight use, inner hinges slightly tender, embossed ownership stamp (Brian Bird) to front end-paper and slight rubbing to corners but overall a very handsome copy in the wonderful original gilt-decorated pictorial binding showing a falconer and cadge of falcons. "The best modern book in English on the art and practice of Falconry. The second edition is to be preferred for the emendations and additions to the text, but the illustrations to the first edition are much superior." (Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria, 1891). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Falconry in the British Isles.

      London: John van Voorst 1855 - FIRST EDITION. 4to. (29 x 19 cm.)[i]+147. Original blind-stamped green cloth, upper cover with gilt title and vignette of a swooping falcon and title in gilt to spine. Binding lightly rubbed at extremities and fading to brown, contents with occasional spotting but overall a very nice clean copy. 24 full page hand-coloured lithographed plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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      London: Macmillan & Co, 1855. First edition. Very Good. First issue with sixteen pages of ads dated February 1855 at the end of volume three. Three octavo volumes bound in the publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles. Books generally in Very Good condition. Minor wear at the spine ends and along the outer joints, end papers starting. Pages generally clean and bright. Housed in a custom slipcase. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        THE ENGLISH STRUWWELPETER or Pretty Stories and Funny Picturers for Litttle Children

      London, Friedrich Volckmar, Leipsic (sic) & the Agency of the German Literary Society, pre 1855.. FOURTH ENGLISH EDITION after the 14th German edition pre 1855, small 4to, 245 x 200 mm, 9½ x 7¾ inches, original buff (or cream?) card covers, decorative border to covers, vignette on lower cover, lettered only on upper cover. Pages mounted on linen by an early owner, 24 pages of hand coloured illustrations following the original edition (Peter's hair hangs down over his face). Expertly rebacked at some time in matching paper, new free endpapers, corners worn, covers rubbed and slightly soiled, lower cover with diagonal crease and crack to surface paper, edges of covers worn with chipping to surface paper (maximum 10 mm, ½"). Margins darkened, well thumbed and slightly foxed, occasional very slight soiling, occasional very slight smudging of colour, possibly a little water-colour added to last 2 pages. Acceptable copy of scarce early edition. After about 1859 the illustrations show Struwwelpeter with a mop of wavy hair, none of it over his face, as found in the English reprints of today. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Little Dorrit (20 Parts in 19)

      Bradbury and Evans, London (December 1855-June 1857) - First edition in the original parts; 20 parts in 19. Bound in the original blue/green printed wrappers - all wrappers are correct and ALL the ads called for by Hatton & Cleaver are present. First issue of the text ("Rigaud" for "Blandois" in part XV). Plates are very good to fine. Wrappers are clean and bright, spine ends with small loss on 4 parts; several spines expertly renewed. Overall, an outstanding set, with everything, including a pedigree - it is from the famed Hatton & Cleaver collection. Armorial bookplate. Housed in a black quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise. Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 307-330. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The tour of Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa.

      Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1855, - in-16, pp. XL, 320; (2), 46 (di cat. edit.); leg. edit. t. tela decorata al piatto super. e al dorso (con qualche piccolo difetto). Con 24 disegni e vignette silogr. n.t., anche a piena pagina, e 2 carte ripieg. f.t., di cui una litografata a colori: ''Map of the Mer de Glace de Chamouni and the adjoining district''. Edizione abbreviata delle precedenti opere: ''Travels through the Alps of Savoye'' (1843) e ''Norway and its glaciers visited in 1851'' (1853). Bell'esempl. Perret 1709: «Cet excellent ouvrage qui livre l'essentiel des récits alpins du savant est peu courant et recherché». Meckly 73, note. ACL 117. Durio n. 657. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        LITTLE DORRIT [THE WALTER CHRYSLER COPY, in the Original parts]

      Bradbury & Evans, London: December 1855-June 1857 - Octavo. in the original 20 parts, in 19. Octavo, [i-v]vi-vii[viii-ix] x- xii[xiii]xiv, [1]2-625 [626]. First issue of the text; with ALL wrappers correct and having ALL the ads called for by Hatton and Cleaver. Walter Chrysler's copy with his leather bookplate on slipcase. This very handsome set shows well; several spines are expertly renewed. Part XV has first issue of the text. The plates are very good to fine; small loss at spine ends of several parts; neat owner name on front wrap of part XVIII. Overall, a superb set, complete in every respect and with an excellent provenance (Walter Chrysler). Housed in a custom terra-cotta quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise, with Walter Chrysler's oval leather bookplate fixed to inside of chemise; Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 307-330. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Miscelánea literaria

      Imprenta y Librería del Mercurio., Valparaiso, Chile 1855 - Autor: (Chile, 1817-1888) 349 págs. 13.8 x 9.5 cm. Castellano Holandesa, fatigada, con raspones, faltante en el lomo. Ligeras marcas de lectura con lápiz. Fila del autor debajo de su retrato y dedicatoria manuscrita. Chile- Cuentos - Costumbrismo - Historia - Literatura - Autógrafos - Muy raro. 174 gramos Exterior: regular - Interior: aceptable [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pretty Pleasing Picture Book; Illustrated With several Hundred Pictures and Verses; the engravings by Artists of Celebrity, Including Gilbert, Franklin, Williams, &c. &c

      Dean and Son, London 1855 - 4to. Second Series. [33] leaves. Hand colored wood engravings. Cloth backed pictorial boards, good copy. (76299). OCLC locates 3 copies: Princeton University, University of Manchester, National Art Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité d'électricité et de magnétisme, et des applications de ces sciences à la chimie, à la physiologie et aux arts

      1855 - 3 volumes in-8 de I. XVI, 456 Paris, Firmin Didot frères, 1855-1856, , 3 volumes in-8 de I. XVI, 456 pages et 3 planches ; de II. (4), 475 et (1) pages ; et de III. (4), 412 pages et 14 planches, exemplaire broché, Première édition de ce résumé des cours donnés par Antoine-César au Muséum et par son fils Edmond au Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers. "Nous exposons avec de grands développements, chacun dans notre spécialité, toutes les applications de l'électricité et du magnétisme à la chimie, aux sciences physiques; aux arts et à l'industrie, en les refermant pour ainsi dire dans un même cadre, à raison de nos relations fréquentes et de la conformité de nos vues sur cette partie de nos connaissances". Entre 1834 et 1840, Antoine-César avait fait paraitre, en 7 volumes, un " Traité expérimental de l'électricité et du magnétisme", dont la présente publication, qui se nourrit des découvertes les plus récentes sur l'utilisation de l'énergie électrique, est tout à fait distinctes. Malgré les trois planches finales du premier volumes dé-reliées, bel exemplaire dans son brochage d'origine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Railroad Survey

      Washington; 1855-1861: Government Printing Office. First Edition. Hard Cover. Quarto, 12 volumes in 13, uniform bindings of contemporary 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards; marbled end papers and marbled edges. A COMPLETE COPY, having all the maps, charts, color and black and white illustrations, which are called for by Wagner-Camp. All plates and maps are very good to fine. These surveys were the government's first attempt to examine the vast compendium of vital information which detail the topographical, botanical, zoological, and the natural history aspects of a largely unknown West. This monumental work contains over 650 striking color (some hand-colored) and black and white illustrations, charts and maps. An excellent set, internally clean, in very good contemporary bindings, volume 12-1 expertly rebacked, with original spine laid down; Muhlenberg Library stamp on some page edges, a few erased, neat owner name on FEP's; pockets unobtrusively removed from rear end papers, volume VIII with small hole in rear end paper; some plates from another copy, more in volume XII-I; all volumes are the Senate issue, except for XII-I, which is the House issue. Most title pages with location numbers in lower right. Altogether, a handsome set, with all plates very good to fine, and quite scarce as such. Armorial bookplate. Passenger railroad service first appeared in the United States in the 1830's. Plans to build a transcontinental railroad quickly emerged, but controversy delayed movement for about 20 years. Then in 1853, Congress authorized Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War to begin "explorations and ascertain the most practical and economic route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean." Four routes were then designated, one along the 47th parallel (along the Missouri River and over the northern Rockies), a second along the 38th parallel (through middle America to the Salt Lake Basin, then West, a third route along the 35th parallel (crossing Texas, New Mexico and Arizona into southern California), and a fourth along the 32nd parallel (across central Texas, along the Gila River to Fort Yuma and San Diego. Another survey was ordered linking southern California and the Pacific Northwest. A more than adequate budget was provided for a fairly tight schedule; these explorations were conducted in 1853-54. The expedition parties were staffed with the nations most competent artists, cartographers, botanists, geologists, naturalists and other specialists and the very best equipment was purchased. The first of the above quarto volumes appeared in 1855 and the final volume in 1861. "Despite their flaws, these volumes contain a monumental collection of scientific information, geographical, zoological, botanical, geological.......Upon first examination, the volumes seem forbiddingly disorganized; reports clearly were printed as they were received.....However, these faults are amply compensated by the richness of the material within." Wagner-Camp 261.

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        The Beauties of the Bosphorus

      London: George Virtue, [1855]. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. William H. Bartlett. With 88 [including title page and vignette and map] steel engravings within a marbled calf leather binding with gilt tooling this is a beautifully presented book. The accomplished engravings are varied, including scenery, buildings, people and activities as well as a map. Whilst Miss Pardoe's text may be somewhat dry by today's standards, Bartlett's [RA, 1809-1854] engravings stand the test of time and are wonderful. First published in 1838, this edition from [1855] has an appendix written to take account of scenary that had "gained notoriety in connection with" the ongoing Crimean War. There are an additional 8 steel engravings by Bartlett, the last ones he completed prior to his death in 1854. The high quality engravings take in a fountain at Galata, a cooling room in a Hammam, a public Khan and best of all a coffee kiosque! Small original bookbinder's stamp on ffep [R.R. Bellamy, Burton on Trent]. 172pp. 28x22 cm. Corners worn, edges rubbed and some scuffing to backstrip. Occasional brown spotting throughout.

      [Bookseller: The Little Book Store]
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        Illustriertes Manuskript zur Landung der unter dem Kommando des US-amerikanischen Commodore Matthew Perry stehenden Flotte 1853.


      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        De l'influence des idées philosophiques sur le barreau au dix-huitième siècle

      E. Thunot & Cie 1855 - - E. Thunot & Cie, Paris 1855, 14x22,5cm, relié. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi veau bronze, dos lisse, couvertures conservées, élégante reliure pastiche signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Rare envoi autographe signé de Jules Ferry en tête du premier plat de couverture : " à mon ami Grégoire, souvenirs affectueux." Deux pâles mouillures en têtes des premiers et derniers feuillets de cette brochure, petites rousseurs. Quelques passages et le nom de l'auteur sur le premier plat soulignés aux crayons de couleurs rouge et bleu. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Original edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Binding to the bronze bradel half calf, smooth back, covers preserved, elegant binding pastiche signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Rare autograph signed by the author at the top of the first cover food "for my friend Gregory, fond memories ." Two pale foxing heads of the first and last pages of this brochure, small foxing. Some passages and the name of the author on the first dish underlined pencils of red and blue colors. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Grammatici Latini (8 vols./ 8 Bände) - Vol. I: Flavii Sosipatri Charisii Libri V/ Diomedis Libri III/ Vol. II: Prisciani: Instituionum Grammaticarum Libri XVIII: Libros I - XII continens/ Vol. III: Prisciani: Instituionum Grammaticarum Libri XVIII: Libros XIII - XVIII continens/ Vol. IV: Probi Donati Servii De Arte Grammatica Libri/ Vol. V: Artium Scriptores Minores/ Vol. VI: Scriptores Artis Metricae/ Vol. VII/ 2: Scriptores de Orthographia/ Supplementum: Anecdota Helvetica.

      Teubner; 1855 - 1923. gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 8 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; LATEINISCH! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Storia di Milano riveduta e annotata dal prof. Egidio De Magri [dal prof. Angelo Butti e da Luigi Ferrario]. Colombo, 1855-57., Milano, - 3 volumi in-8° (cm. 21,5), legature coeve in m. pelle verde con titolo e fregi in oro e a secco ai dorsi (conservati i piatti della brossura editoriale), tagli marmorizzati; pp. [4] LXXII 780, 768, 719 [1] in buono stato, con 1 tavola di ritratto in antiporta f.t. e 10 tavole illustrative sempre f.t. disegnate da Barbieri e incise in rame da Santamaria, oltre ai frontespizi incisi da Guzzi n.t.; lievi fioriture sparse, leggera brunitura uniforme.Bella edizione ottocentesca eseguita sull'editio princeps del 1503.Cfr. Predari 136; Hoepli,650; Brunet II, 273. Buon esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi]
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        A Township Map of the State of Iowa Compiled from the United States Surveys, official information and personal reconnaissance, showing the streams, roads, towns, post offices, county seats, works of internal improvement, &c., &c

      Fairfield, Iowa and Philadelphia: Henn, Williams & Co. and R. Barnes, 1855. Folding pocket map lithographed by Friend & Aub of Philadelphia, full original period hand colouring. Folds into original blue cloth covers, blocked in blind, the upper cover with publisher and title in gilt. A fine copy of this attractive map of Iowa from the early years of its settlement, this second edition shows the rapid development within the state and is the first edition to include Sioux City and many proposed railroad routes. This large and colourful map of Iowa shows the state divided into numerous counties, all within nine land districts, with the sites of the land offices identified in each. Issued to promote settlement in the state, the map includes an advertisement in the upper left corner for Henn, Williams and Co.: "dealers in land, land warrants & exchange ... special attention given to Location of Land, the sale and loan of Warrants and to the collecting & remitting of sight and time bills. Investments made in any part of Iowa." Besides locating numerous towns and river systems, the state's burgeoning railroad system is shown, with many proposed routes depicted across the state by means of dotted lines. This is the second edition of the map, after the first of 1854, but apparently printed from a new plate to incorporate the rapid growth. A third edition followed in 1856. Phillips A List of Maps of America, p. 337; Rumsey 1739; Graff 1857; Streeter sale 3898.

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        Gesamtans., "Coblenz und Ehrenbreitstein".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Buhl n. P. Becker, um 1855, 24,3 x 38,8 Seltene und stimmungsvolle Darstellung, verlegt bei May & Wirsing in Frankfurt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        URACH. "Württ. Oberamts - Stadt Urach". Prächtige Gesamtansicht, rechts im Vordergrund eine Schafsherde. Darunter kleine Teilansicht vom "K. Seminar".

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Eberhard Emminger bei J. Bartels in Urach, um 1855, 39 x 49 cm. Schefold 10364; Henning-Maier S. 155, Abb. Nr. 53. - Variante mit Tonplatte. Mit Lichtrand vom Passepartoutausschnitt; breitrandig und gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Rare Autographed Letter Signed "Julio" in Spanish

      1855. unbound. Colombian President of the Confederation of Granada (now the Republics of Colombia and Panama) in 1861, who was also a distinguished General, writer, poet, scholar, and lawyer. On November 13, 1862 Arboleda was assassinated at the age of 45. 1 page, 6.75 x 4.75 inches, no place, no date, circa 1855. Written in Spanish and untranslated, thanking a friend for sending him a book and sending well wishes. Below this letter is an inscription (from the 1850s or 60s) in Spanish, stating: "This is the autograph of the grand poet Latin-American Julio Arboleda...certified authentic." Usual folds; very good condition. Though we have been unable to identify the authenticator's name, we were able to match Arboleda's handwriting from examples in several archives to our letter, and we are certain that our letter is authentic.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Petit Courrier des Dames. Modes de Paris, Litterature, Beaux-Arts, Théatres. Tome LXIII (Juillet- Decembre) - LXVI (Janvier -Juin )

      Paris 1854-1855 - Zweite Hälfte des Jahrgangs LXIII u. erste Hälfte des Jahrgangs LXIV (vom 1. Juli 1854 bis 30. Juni 1855) in einem Einband, mit Modeberichten, Fortsetzungsromanen u Novellen, Nekrologen, Anekdoten, Theaterprogramme u. Liste der Theaterpremieren, mit Gravüren der Modes de Paris; LWd. der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung, unpaginiert, 62 Lithographien (von urprünglichen 64), davon 2 unkolorierten zusammengefalteten Tafeln u. 60 kolorierten (Nrn. 2777-2799, 2801-2806, 2808-2838), 21 x 28 cm; fehlen Tafeln 2800 u. 2807 und ganze Nummer aus dem 31. 12. 1854, Deckel leicht abgeschürft, ursprüngliches Bibliotheksexemplar mit Spuren von Signaturen auf Vorderdeckel u. Stempel auf der Titelseite jeder Nummer, innen leicht gewellt, einige Seiten unten teilweise vom Einband gelöst, Papier ganz leicht stockfleckig, sonst altersgemäß sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eggers-Twiete vom Pinnebergerweg in Hamburg-Altona. Bleistiftzeichnung.

       Signiert, datiert \"Septemb. 1855\" und bezeichnet \"Altona\" und \"Eggers=Twiete vom Pinebergerweg\". Auf glattem Velin. 19 x 29,5 cm, blattgroß. Mit kräftigen Bleistiftstrichen charakterisierte Landschaft. Der von hohen und dichten Hecken gesäumte Weg ist sonnenbeschienen. Licht und Schatten sind in den Büschen und Bäumen voll durchgearbeitet. Der geschwungene Weg verliert sich im Mittelgrund. - Der Hamburger Künstler Berend Goos war als Landschafts- und Genremaler tätig. Erst ab 1855 widmete er sich der Malerei: er wurde von Hermann Kauffmann unterwiesen und ging auf dessen Anraten zu J.W. Schirmer nach Karlsruhe. Studienreisen führten Goos nach Schleswig-Holstein, Thüringen, in den Harz und in den Schwarzwald. - Durchgehend schwach gebräunt und unbedeutend fleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR 19. Jahrhundert, Hamburg, Altona, Bleistiftzeichnung, Originalhandzeichnung,

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        Mr Charles Rousselle du Nord.

      O. O., ca. 1855.. Lithographie. Blattgr.: 50 x 68 cm. Charles Rousselle, wie sein gleichnamiger Vater oft als "Hercule du Nord" bezeichnet, zeigt hier eine ungewöhnliche Nummer: Ein mit 16000 Pfund beschwerter Wagen, für den es sechs Pferde gebraucht hat, um ihn zum Veranstaltungsort zu bringen (gezeigt auf dem oberen Bildviertel), werden von ihm mit reiner Muskelkraft fortbewegt. Der spitzbärtige Athlet hat um die Schultern ein Geschirr und ist so mittels einer schweren Kette mit dem Wagen verbunden. - Oben handschriftl. betitelt "Mainzer Messe 10. August 1857".

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      New York, 1855. Some pale mat burn, minor pale spotting or discoloration, one small marginal tear. Very good. A complete set of the four prints comprising the "American Country Life" series from Currier & Ives, depicting rural America in each of the four seasons. The artist for the series was Frances F. "Fanny" Palmer, one of Currier & Ives most prolific collaborators. "There is no more interesting and appealing character among the group of artists who worked for Currier & Ives than Fanny Palmer. In an age when women, well-bred women in particular, did not generally work for a living Fanny Palmer for years did exacting, full-time work in order to support a large and dependent family....Her work...had great charm, homeliness, and a conscientious attention to detail" - Peters. Rarely encountered as a complete set. PETERS, CURRIER & IVES 2301, 2302, 2303, 2304. GALE, CURRIER & IVES: CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ 134, 135, 136, 137.

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        Mexico y sus Alrededores.

      Mexico, Decaen, 1855 und 1856. Coleccion de Monumentos, Trajes y Paisajes, dibujados al natural y litografiados por los artistas Mexicanos. C. Castro, J. Campillo, L. Auda. y G. Rodriguez, Bajo la direccion De J. Decaen. Mit Texten unterschiedlicher Autoren und 31 ganzseitigen, kolorierten, lithographischen Tafeln, davon 4 mit 2 halbseitigen Ansichten, alle durch Seidenpapierhemdchen geschützt. 45,5/34 cm. 1 Blatt, 32 S. (Vortitel, Titel und Text) + 31 Tafeln mit Lithographien. Leinen der Zeit mit goldener Deckelprägung. Gelbes Vorsatz. Rücken an den Gelenken gering beschädigt, Deckel z.T. gering verfärbt. Innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, auch die Tafeln. Vorderes fl Vorsatz mit einer eigenhändigen zeitgenössischen Widmung an eine B. Fischer mit unleserlicher Unterschrift (Parada de Sitman?). Erste Ausgabe. * Prächtigstes Ansichtenwerk aus Mexiko im 19. Jahrhundert mit herrlichen Ansichten. Die Angaben zu den Tafeln schwanken. Da das Werk in Lieferungen erschien und über einen Zeitraum von 2 Jahren gibt es die Ausgaben wohl mit unterschiedlicher Tafelzahl. 1864 erschien eine erweiterte Auflage bei der z.T. auch Tafeln verändert wurden. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Ansichtenwerke, Mexico, 19. Jahrhundert

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        History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, At Washington.

      Philadelphia: D. Rice & A. N. Hart. Good. 1855. Hardcover. Complete set of three volumes in this third octavo edition, housed in a brown slipcase. Original brown blind stamped morocco, with five bands and worn gilt on spine. Spines have been rebacked and edges and corners have darker repairs. Rubbed and bumped spine ends and corners. Spines have a red tinge to them, with some light soil on leather. Bindings tight. All edges gilt with some scuffs. Bookseller's description on front pastedown of volume I, brief inked note on front pastedown of volume III. Moderate soil on endpapers and some pages, including title pages. Margin dampstains afffect some pages in all three volumes, with old mold spots on the endpapers and the margins of the last 30 pages of volume I and the endpapers of volume III. The majority of the plates, chromo-lithographs with some hand painting and original tissue guards, are in very good condition. All plates present as called for. The plates are from the paintings of Charles Bird King made for the War Department, with lithography by J. T. Bowen of Philadelphia. An 1865 fire at a Smithsonian gallery destroyed most of the original paintings, making McKenney's work the primary preserved record of the lost paintings. With the History, Thomas McKenney sought to document what he realized were fast vanishing tribes and their cultures. He was the head of the US Indian Trade program and later the Superintendent of Indian Affairs, publishing these volumes after he had been removed from his position by Andrew Jackson. For the biographies included in the volumes McKenney had interviewed many of the subjects brought to Washington as delegates, with sketches of Red Jacket, Sequoyah, and Osceola and more. Attorney and judge James Hall wrote the general history. The octavo editions were reduced from the first folio edition, with the addition of biographies. Iv, 333; xvii, 9-290; iv, 17-392. Howes M 129. Sabin 43411. ; Color Illustrations; 10 3/4" x 7 1/2" .

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        Business trading in cotton and other commodities, as recorded in a business ledger compiled by C.A. Burgess of New York City, 1855-1865, consisting of manuscript receipts, with a number of partly printed receipts and other documents, completed in manuscript and tipped-in

      New York, 1855-1865. Small oblong 4to. 148 leaves, almost all with manuscript entries on both sides, usually more than one per page, interleaved with blotting paper, as issued. The receipts, representing hundreds of transactions are signed by nearly as many New York merchants, acknowledging payment for a variety of goods, primarily cotton, liquor, spices, flour, rice, lard, and other goods, occasionally for individual items (e.g.,"piano forte and stool"), rent, shipping costs (among the ships mentioned in the receipts: Young America, The Flying Dutchman, Andrew Jackson, Golden Eagle, and Golden Fleece), or other business transactions. Beginning in 1860, the trade turns primarily to cotton and primarily with dealers in Mobile, Alabama, and San Francisco, but occasionally in New Orleans, Boston, or Providence. Burgess (1817-1896), a native of Dedham, Massachusetts, arrived in New York as a merchant around 1850, working there until he moved to San Francisco in 1880, working as a cotton and mining broker until he died there in 1896. Very good. Original reverse-calf ledger binding (spine ends worn), leather spine label. (#5209)

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        Men and Women

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1855. First edition. Fine. Carter's binding variant "B" with Chapman and Hall in gilt at the base of the spine and other variations in stamping. Two octavo volumes: iv, 260; iv, 241, [iii]; complete. A beautiful, Fine set in the publisher's original blind-stamped green cloth with bright gilt on the spines. Top edge of page blocks a trifle dusty and spines slightly faded, but otherwise fresh and unread. Clan Barclay armorial stamp on the front end paper of each volume and a contemporary owner's name on the title page of volume one. Despite a lackluster reception, this title became one of the author's best known works and a lasting contribution to Victorian poetry. Rare to find in the original cloth and in such Fine condition. Housed in a custom slipcase with chemise. Fine.

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        Felix on the Bat

      Baily Brothers, London 1855 - Third edition. 7 hand-colored lithographed plates, illustrations in text; x, 74 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. " . the first [cricket manual] to give practical and illustrated advice" (ODNB) Wansostrocht (1804-1876) was a schoolmaster and cricketer, who played under the pseudonym of Nicholas Felix. One of the greatest players of the mid nineteenth century, he also introduced several important padding and safety devices and invented the Catapulta, the first automated pitching machine.The drawings are variously ascribed to Wanostrocht or a young George Frederick Watts. In either case, Wanostrocht is likely the model, his left-hand bat transformed to a right-hand bat by the lithographer's stone.A classic, and rare in any edition. Padwick 397; OCLC (5 copies) Green blind-stamped cloth, front cover with gilt-stamped title and cricket vignette (with loss to gilt), a.e.g., rebacked in green morocco, contemporary owner's signature to flyleaf, light wear to fore-edge of a few gatherings 7 hand-colored lithographed plates, illustrations in text; x, 74 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo

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        Further Correspondence on the subject of Convict Discipline and Transportation, February & August 1855 and March & August 1857 [four parts in three].

      London: Printed by W. Clowes and Sons, for Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1855& 1857. Four papers in three volumes, foolscap folio, uniformly bound in half brown calf and cloth sides, spine title labels; ink stamp of the Law Society of the United Kingdom on the title page and final blank page of the second volume. The PAPERS are thus: [1] In continuation of Papers presented May 1854. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty February 1855 (xii, 222pp). [2] In continuation of Papers presented February 1855. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty August 1855 (viii, 164pp). [3] In continuation of Papers presented 2 June 1856. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty 21 March 1857 (viii, 208pp). [4] In continuation of Papers presented 21 March 1857. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty 25 August 1857 (vi, 100pp). BUT NOTE that the binder has misplaced all but the preliminaries of the August 1855 paper - [2] above - in the third volume of this set, where they follow the August 1857 paper. The preliminaries are placed at the end of the first volume. The paper is a little yellowed and some creasing of corners on a few leaves; the first and last leaves of paper [4] have been professionally repaired. The bindings are a trifle rubbed at the extremities, but in nice bright condition. A very good set, albeit with the misplacement of the second paper. *** The material overwhelming concerns VDL/Tasmania and Western Australia, but with some relating to NSW, Victoria and South Australia. From each paper: [1] VDL pp1-87, WA pp97-222; [2] Tasmania pp1-67, WA pp87-167; [3] WA pp1-144, Tasmania pp145-83; [4] WA pp1-86, Tasmania pp87-92. .

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        Géographie botanique raisonnée ou exposition des faits principaux et des lois, concernant la distribution géographie des plantes de l'époque actuelle

      1855 - 2 vol. de XXXII, 606 ; Paris, Victor Masson, 1855, in-8, 2 vol. de XXXII, 606 ; [607]-1365, (1) pp. et deux cartes dépliantes, demi veau rouge de l'époque, couvertures conservées, Première édition, avec un envoi de l'auteur à un M. Tulaine, membre de l'Académie des Sciences. "Candolle's most outstanding work is his 'Géographie botanique raisonnée' (1855), which is still the key work of phytogeography. He ushered in new methods of investigation and analysed with exactitude the causes of the distribution of plant life over the surface of the globe." (DSB) Extrémités frottées, dos légèrement passés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Buffalo Business Directory, With Alphabetical and Classified Index

      1855. BUFFALO. Buffalo Business Directory, With Alphabetical and Classified Index. Containing, Also, Advertisements of the Principal Business Houses in Rochester, Chicago, etc. [5], 230, [1] pp. Profusely illustrated. 8vo., 223 x 150 mm, bound in publisher's elaborately blind and gilt stamped green cloth. [Buffalo]: Hunter & Ostrander, Democracy Printing Association, 1855. |~||~||~||~| An exceptionally well preserved copy of this scarce directory for Buffalo on the eve of the Civil War. The variety of advertisements, many of which are illustrated, testify to the immense vitality of Buffalo in the middle of the nineteenth century even before the advent of the industry which developed as a result of the exploitation of Niagara Falls. This was the first business directory for Buffalo. Apart from minor damage to the binding, this is an exceptionally fine copy of this rare directory.

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        Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1855-56. First Edition. Hardcover. A complete three-volume set of one of the best Middle East travel accounts of all time. Housed in a later brown cloth and half-leather custom clamshell. Bright blue original boards with black decorative imprint and gilt on spine. Sunning on spines. The spines have been rebacked with more recent endpapers and rehinging, and the board edges have been expertly repaired, still with bumped edges. There is some chipping of pages, with three pages missing margin pieces of about an inch. Pages are generally clean with light soil spots on just a few and light dampstaining on margin edge of frontispieces. Toning on endpapers and pages edges. There is a blue postmarked stamp from Hejaz, the kingdom Burton traveled through, with the penciled year of 1920 next to it on the title page of Volume I. Pages xiv, errata page, 388, [1]-24 adverts; iv, 426; x, [1] plate list, 448. With five bright chromo-lithographs (one a frontispiece of Burton dressed as a pilgrim) , eight tinted plates, two black and white full-page engravings, and three folding plans or maps. In 1853 Englishman Richard Francis Burton disguised himself as a Muslim pilgrim to observe an Arabia virtually inaccessible to westerners at the time. He travelled to Medina and the forbidden holy city of Mecca, ascertaining for westerners that the prophet Mohammed's tomb was in Medina, not Mecca, and meticulously describing every aspect of the cultures he encountered. His account was deemed quite accurate by later adventurers and observers in the region, including T. E. Lawrence. An amazing narrative, in a scarce set. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

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        Histoire naturelle de Lacépède comprenant les cétacés, les quadrupèdes ovipares,les serpents et les poissons. Nouvelle édition prédédée de l'éloge de Lacépède par Cuvier avec des notes et la nouvelle classification de A.-G. Desmarest.

      Furne & Cie., Paris 1855 - 2 vol. Paris, Furne & Cie., 1855. 26,2x17 cm. 2 Bl., XII, 668 S.; 2 Bl., 647 S. Mit 34 (von 36) kolor. Tafeln nach Edouard Travies. Grüne HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvergoldung. (Rückenkanten leicht berieben. Nur sehr wenige Seiten schwach fleckig). Sprache: Französisch Grüne HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goethe's sämmtliche Werke in vierzig Bänden. Vollständige, neugeordnete Ausgabe. 40 Bände in 20 Bänden.

      Cotta 1855-1858, Stuttgart u. Augsburg - Kl.-8vo. Rotes Hldr. d. Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitel. Marmorschnitt. Einband etw. berieben u. fleckig. Stellenweise stockfleckig, die letzten 3 Bände m. durchgehendem Wasserschaden, der letzte stärker betroffen. - Ausgabe in einem dekorativen Halbledereinband der Jahrhundertmitte. gr.

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        Circus Koßmayer auf dem Schießplatz. Große Vorstellung in der höheren Reitkunst, Gymnastik und Pferde - Dressur.

      Würzburg, Balt. Link, ca. 1855.Plakat mit Holzschnitt. Blattgr.: 47 x 37 cm. Frühes Plakat des wenig bekannten Unternehmens, das wohl nur in den 1850er bis 1870er Jahren aktiv. Als Artisten sind allerdings Familienmitglieder bis heute aktiv. - Das abwechslungsreiche Programm zeigt u. a. "Die vier Chinesen zu Pferd, von den Herren Dorskars, Hammerschmidt, Odetz und Polatschek ausgeführt"; "Die kleine Marie Koßmayer in ihren Uebungen zu Pferd"; "Großartiges Ballonspringen zu Pferde vom kleinen Joseph Koßmayer"; "Kristall - Pyramiden von Monsieur Charle". Bücher de

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        Land, Labour, and Gold; or, Two Years in Victoria: with Visits to Sydney and Van Diemen's Land.

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1855 - Octavo, two volumes, 24 pp. advertisements in the second volume not noted by Ferguson; inner hinges split and tender, but still holding, nonetheless a very good copy in the original green cloth. First edition of a classic; probably the best of the digger narratives, it is a lively account of colonial and goldfields life noted for its vivid immediacy. Howitt attempts a thorough critique of colonial society, informed by his own radical liberalism. Writing before Eureka, his candid and reasoned criticism of the land laws and the administration of the goldfields gave articulate expression to the concerns and aspirations of the emigrant diggers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Monumenta sacra inedita. Nova collectio, volumen primum [-sextum, nonum, planned but never published].

      Lipsiae: J.C. Hindrichs Small folio (30.5 cm; 12"). 7 vols., plates, facsimiles.. 1855–70 Tischendorf's major compilation of Biblical palimpsest fragments, including the "Codex Tischendorfianus," "Codex Guelpherbytanus," and many others. The full contents of the series are: Vol. 1, Fragmenta sacra palimpsesta, sive Fragmenta cum Novi tum Veteris Testamenti ex quinque codicibus graecis palimpsestis antiquissimis nuperrime in Oriente repertis. Addita sunt fragmenta Psalmorum papyracea, fragmenta evangelistariorum palimpsesta, item fragmentum codicis Friderico-Augustani, 1855; vol. 2, Fragmenta Evangelii Lucae et libri Genesis ex tribus codicibus graecis quinti, sexti, octavi saeculi ... Addita sunt et Novi et Veteris Testamenti fragmenta similia nuperrime ... inventa,1857; vol. 3, Fragmenta Origenianae Octateuchi editionis cum fragmentis Evangellorum graecis palimpsestis, 1860; vol. 4, Psalterium turicense purpureum septimi fere saeculi, addito Danihelis libro ex codice Prophetarum Marchaliano nunc vaticano sexti vel septimi saeculi, 1869; vol. 5, Epistulae Pauli et catholicae fere integrae. Ex libro Porphyrii episcopi palimpsesto saeculi octavi vel noni nuper ex Oriente allato, 1865; vol. 6, Apocalypsis et Actus apostolorum cum quarti Maccabaeorum libri fragmento item quattuor Evangeliorum reliquiae. Ex duobus codicibus palimpsestis octavi fere et sexti saeculi, 1869; vol. 9, [sive Novae collectionis appendix] Codex Laudianus sive Actus apostolorum graece et latine ex codice olim Laudiano iam Bodleiano sexti fere saeculi; addita sunt nonnulla ex celebri codice Prophetarum Marchaliano vaticano, 1870. => There were no volumes 7 or 8: They were planned but never published. Blue library buckram. Ex-library set: each volume with bookplate, pressure-stamps, pencilling on verso of title-page, call number on each spine. Foxing without embrittlement. A good set.

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        Ephemera - RARE War Maps of Crimean Peninsula - "Seat of the Krimea" - War Frigate HMS Dauntless

      Crimea, 1855. Crimean Peninsula, 1855. Two immense engraved Admiralty maps titled "Seat of the Krimea," produced in 1855, each signed and dated in the original by Royal Navy officer Sir Alfred Ryder, Commander of HMS Dauntless during the Crimean War. Both charts are dissected and linen backed to fold neatly into 8vo book format with marbled endpapers for its covers. The first chart was issued by the Hydrographic Office in June 1855, measures 77 x 124 cm, and is dissected into 24 sections, the second chart issued in October 1855, measures 114 x 125 cm, and is dissected into 32 sections. Maps are compiled and drawn by W. Lowrie. Some wear to boards and extremities, otherwise charts are in very good, original condition. Contained in a recent purpose-made brown cloth clamshell box for preservation. Both maps being signed and dated in the original by Royal Navy officer Sir Alfred Ryder, Commander of HMS Dauntless, pin holes to the corners indicate these were mounted in the Captain's office onboard HMS Dauntless as he took part in the Crimean War. The war still under way when these charts were produced, specific battles which had already taken place are indicated to aid with future strategy. These maps are very large and are rare survivors of Crimea War ephemera - produced for the British Campaign and illustrating the ground military camps of the French, the Turks, the Russians, and their own, as well as the occupied city of Yevpatoria. The first chart is marked in red ink to highlights the town of Yevpatoria (Eupatoria, Koslov). Also highlighted are an old fort ("Staroe Ukreipolene") where a British brigade landed 14 September 1854, and the towns of Alushta which was the location of a planned landing for an overland march to Yevpatoria, as well as the nearby village of Isa. [The city of Yevpatoria was briefly occupied in 1854 by British, French and Turkish troops during the Crimean War, when it was the site of the Battle of Eupatoria, 17 February 1855. The Battle of Eupatoria was the most important military engagement of the Crimean War on the Crimean theatre in 1855 outside Sevastopol.] The second and even larger chart illustrates the theatre of war in excellent detail, with camps and works of Allies versus the Russians hand coloured for vivid illustration. Landing places, lines of fortifications, war hospitals, military headquarters for specific divisions, locations of batteries, barracks, a bastion tower, telegraph stations, a cemetery, are all shown here. Crossing the Sevastopol Harbour and connecting the shores, two floating booms were attached with chains and ropes by the Russians to deter Allied vessels from entering, this also illustrated. "Sunken Ships" are indicated in the harbour on both sides of the boom barrier. Specific land battles and attacks are also indicated, with dates, including the Battle of Inkerman fought against the Imperial Russian Army. This map spans east from Cape Khersonese beyond Bakhchysarai to Biasala village in the north, and to Limena [Holuba Zatoka] on the south coast. An excellent portrayal of the Crimean War from the perspective of the men fighting on the front lines! Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alfred Phillipps Ryder KCB (1820-1888) was a Royal Navy officer. During the Crimean War he was Commanding Officer of the frigate HMS Dauntless in which he saw action in the Black Sea and then took part in the Battle of Kinburn. In February 1855, gunfire from the ship helped to beat back a Russian attack on Turkish army positions at Eupatoria. In April Ryder and HMS Dauntless were at the bombardment of Sevastopol. Throughout the 1855 campaign on shore, officers and men from HMS Dauntless provided for the Naval Brigade by manning the batteries that faced the landward defences of Sebastopol. In October 1855, for an engagement known as the Battle of Kinburn, the HMS Dauntless was part of the fleet that bombarded Russian coastal fortifications, and landed troops for a successful assault. Captain Ryder wrote a paper for the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society titled "Bay and Fortifications of Eupatoria" and published in 1859.. Very Good.

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        Carta Esférica de una parte de la Costa Norte de Francia que comprende desde el Rio Treguier hasta las Rocas de Grandcamp, con la correspondiente de la Medidionale de Inglaterra levantada en les años de 1833 á 1838.

      1855 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1855. Touches of original colour. 970 x 620mm. Staining in right margin and centre fold. A superbly-detailed sea chart of the Channel Islands and Normany, with the coast of England from Budleigh Salterton in Devon, past Portland and the Isle of Wight, to Portsmouth and Hayling. The lighthouses are marked with colour. The paper used here is of exceptional quality.

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      Furne 1855 In - 8 gr. (265x157), mz. pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro, tagli dorati, pp. (4),598,(2), vignetta al frontespizio, ornato da testat., grandi capilettera e finali con soggetti veneziani. Il vol. è molto ben illustrato da 24 tavv. f.t. inc. su acciaio, per lo piu' vedute, di cui una bellissima della città (a volo d'uccello e più volte ripieg.). Storia di Venezia dalle invasioni barbariche al dominio austriaco. In appendice: "Liste chronologique des Doges". Esemplare con qualche fioritura intercalata nel t., altrimenti ben conservato.

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