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        Essays and Notes on Agriculture

      Richmond: J. W. Randolph, 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. [3], viii, 407pp., [1]p publisher advertisement, [3]. Brown cloth hardcover with black leather spine and joints. Gilt title and farm illustration on spine. A black stamp located on the front paste down and right front flyleaf - "Hebron Presbyterian Church by Miss Annie Sinclair Tate as a memorial to Elder Addison Waddell Tate." The stamps each have one black line drawn through text at top of stamp and two black lines through text below last line. An old pen inscription "Wm. W. Tate Brentwood" is written below the right front flyleaf stamp. No other markings on book. Light edge wear to boards and corners. A few chips to cloth on front cover. Cloth chipped at head and base of spine and center front joint. Light to moderate scattered foxing to contents. Edmund Ruffin was considered the father of modern scientific agronomy. He was a radical advocate of State's Rights and legend has it he fired the first shot at Fort Sumter at the start of the Civil War. He committed suicide in 1865 rather then reconcile with the Union.

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        Habitations Champetres recueil de Maisons, Villas, Chalets, Pavillons, Kiosques, Parcs et Jardins, dessinees par Victor Petit

      Paris. Monrocq. 1855Cm. 35x26; Frontespizio illustrato e 100 tavole in litografia a colori raffiguranti abitazioni campestri. Alcune tavole un po brunite, risguardi rifatti. Legatura editoriale in tutta tela, titoli e fregi in oro al piatto e al dorso. Ottimo esemplare 662 / P

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        Panorama von Constantinopel in 5 Blättern.

      Wien, Auer 1855 - 1856.Fünf Lithografien in Sepia nach Fotografien von Franz Würbel. Bildgr. je 19,5 x 27,5 cm, Blattgr. je 26,5 x 35 cm. Dekoratives und seltenes Panorama von Istanbul in fünf Blatt nach Fotografien von Franz Würbel (1822 - 1900) aufgenommen in etwa vom Dach des Großen Basars. Das Panorama zeigt auf dem ersten Blatt die Süleymaniye - Moschee, Teile des Goldenen Horns und Teile des heutigen Stadtteils Beyoglu, Blatt 2 zeigt auch das goldene Horn mit dem dahinter liegenden Stadtteil Galata und den Galata - Turm, Blatt 3 zeigt die Yeni - Moschee und den Bosporus, Blatt vier zeigt die Umgebung des Topkapi - Palastes und Blatt 5 die Hagia Sophia, die Nuruosmaniye - Moschee und die Sultan - Ahmed - Moschee; Beilage zu der von Michael Auer, dem Bruder von Alois Auer (Erfinder des Naturselbstdrucks) mit dem er gerne verwechselt wird, zwischen 1854 und 1861 herausgegebenen Zeitschrift "Faust. Poligrafisch - illustrierte Zeitschrift für Kunst, Wissenschaft, Industrie und Unterhaltung", die vor allem wegen der unterschiedlichen grafischen Drucktechniken interessant war. Die hübschen Tafeln mit goldener Umrahmung; Tafel III links unten spiegelverkehrt von Würbel signiert. - In den Rändern etwas fleckig, das erste Blatt leicht wasserrandig. Bücher de

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        [Whaling] Mitchell & Croasdale Successors to G W Ridgway & Co dealers in Sperm, Whale, Lard & Tanners Oil, Candles, Rice &c

      Philadelphia, 1855. Tinted lithograph with some hand-coloring 16 1/2 x 21 1/8 inches 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches. An attractive and very rare piece of advertising ephemera from the mid-19th century: a spectacular action-packed image based on the experiences of Cornelius Hulsart, a New London whaleman. The illustration is a version of an 1835 hand-coloured aquatint by J. Hill from a sketch by Hulsart, and titled "Capturing a Sperm Whale": two small boats attack a large sperm whale. The image captures the moment when whale's fluke breaks one of the pursuing boats in two, and the crew are thrown into the sea or onto the whale. The remaining boat presses home the attack, while the whale thrashes. The large whaler heads towards the injured whale, accompanied by a third small rowing boat. The ephemeral nature of this image has ensured that it is particularly rare: such illustrations were distributed to customers as a common merchandising tactic of the era, but were usually discarded. The ad was lithographed by William H. Rease, Philadelphia's leading trade card artist of the mid-19th century, and printed by Wagner & McGuigan. Elton W. Hall, "An Exhibition of Whaling Prints" in American maritime prints (Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1985), p.258; Landauer collection, p.19 & frontispiece; Lothrop collection 295; NYPL Digital Gallery record ID 707981; Peters America on Stone pp.331-32; Wainwright Philadelphia in the romantic age of lithography pp.78, 82, 85.

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        Petrefactenbuch oder allgemeine und besondere Versteinerungskunde mit Berücksichtigung der Lagerungs-Verhältnisse, besonders in Deutschland.

      Sttg Krais & Hoffmann ; 1855 - 2. Aufl.; kl.-4°; (2) 182 S. Text + 64 (57 kolorierte) lith. Tafeln mit zahlreichen Abb; illustrierter OPbd (leicht bestoßen, Rücken in alter Zeit erneuert, Text teils stockfleckig, Tafeln sehr sauber) Selten mit dem illustrierten Originaleinband. Das Bild zeigt 2 Männer in einer Höhle vor verschiedenen Versteinerungen. 0,000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The United States Illustrated; in views of city and country. With descriptive and historical articles..

      New York: Herrmann J. Meyer, 1855. 2 volumes, quarto. (11 5/8 x 9 inches). Steel-engraved additional titles, 80 steel-engraved plates. (Occasional spotting to plates). Contemporary red half calf over morocco-grained red cloth-covered boards, spines in six compartments with raised bands, black morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, lettered direct in gilt in the fourth, the others with elaborate repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, marbled edges A fine set of this important American steel-engraved view book. The original intention had been to issue this work in many volumes divided geographically into east and west with subscribers given the option to select only one region. The additional titles ("East vol.I" and "West vol.I") bear testimony to the intention; but only the present two volumes were ever published. The work as a whole was edited by Dana but the individual articles were written by a series of writers: Parke Godwin, H. Greeley, E.C. Sprague, W.H. Fry, Edmund Flagg, J.M. Peck, Dana himself and a number of others. The plates are the work's chief attraction, and are very fine examples of their type, equal to the work that was being produced in Europe at the time. The East volume includes views of Niagara, Washington, West Point, Mount Vernon, New York, and Harper's Ferry; the West is represented by scenes in Minnesota, along the Mississippi, in Missouri, St. Louis, on the Plains, California (including San Francisco, Sacramento, California gold diggings), New Orleans, Fort Snelling, Nauvoo, New Harmony, St. Louis, Kansas, Jefferson City, Independence, Mandan Village, and others. Although Howes calls for seventy-seven plates, this copy contains the full complement of eighty. Flake 2657; Howes D45 "aa"; Sabin 18396.

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        [Group of six lithographic vignettes of scenes in and around Buenos Aires]

      Buenos Aires: R. Kratzenstein, 1855. Lithographs, measuring on average 3½ x 6½ inches, on slips of blue or white paper, likely clipped from the top of pictorial letter sheets. Light edge wear. Very good. Matted. An attractive group of lithographic vignettes of scenes in and around Buenos Aires These images were published by Rodolfo Kratzenstein, who was one of the leading lithographers in Buenos Aires from the mid-1850s, and are probably from pictorial letter sheets issued by his firm in that period. One illustration shows a long stretch of the cityscape of Buenos Aires from the harbour, and several ships are shown in the choppy waters of the port. Other images show the "Casa de Justicia" (the courts) and the "Palermo"neighborhood. Two other images (one of them here in two examples) show scenes in the countryside outside Buenos Aires, both of them depicting men on horseback dealing with wagons in difficult terrain. Pictorial letter sheets from Argentina are uncommon, and these are attractive images.

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        SMITH'S MAP OF HARTFORD COUNTY CONNECTICUT

      Philadelphia, 1855. Expertly restored, backed with modern linen, trimmed in maroon cloth, on contemporary rollers. Minor facsimile work in one of the upper insets. Save for some very light spotting, a lovely map, the colors bright and in original color. A splendid wall map of Hartford County, Connecticut, in the north-central portion of the state. The major towns of the county are colored, and the region is bisected by the rolling Connecticut River, stretching north to the Massachusetts state line. The map shows remarkable detail, and Thompson notes that it "locates every building in the county, with names of owners marked, excepting with the city of Hartford." The Hartford inset map locates buildings, but does not give the owners' names. Finely executed inset maps show the downtown portions of Farmington, Rocky Hill, New Britain, Wethersfield, Glastonbury, South Glastonbury, Hartford, Windsor Locks, Suffield, Thompsonville, Broad Brook, Warehouse Point, Plainville, Cheneyville, Southington, Unionville, Collinsville, Hazardville, Plantsville, and Berlin. The entire map is surrounded by a series of fine engravings showing prominent buildings and homes in the county, including the State House in Hartford, the State Normal School in New Britain, the Connecticut Literary Institution in Suffield, and the home of Col. A.G. Hazard in Enfield. The map was based on surveys conducted by E.M. Woodford of West Avon, Connecticut , and engraved and printed by Wagner & McGuigan of Philadelphia. Not in Phillips MAPS (though the single copy located by OCLC is at the Library of Congress) nor in Rumsey, who notes a Smith wall map of New Haven County of 1856. Thompson locates three copies. Rare.

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        Fortsetzung des Provinzialrechts des Ostseegouvernements (bis zum 1 Januar 1853). [Continuation of the Provincial Law of the Baltic States.]

      Imperial Chancellery St. Petersburg ca 1855 - Two parts in 1 volume, 8vo (255 x 165mm). Contemporary green leather, sides stamped in blind with a ruled and foliate scrolling border, upper side centred in gilt with the Imperial eagle of Russia (extremities lightly rubbed, endpapers discoloured). Provenance: 'Printed in Russia' (import stamp). FIRST EDITION. In full green leather stamped with the imperial eagle of Russia. Supplements and corrects the law code of provinces of the Russian empire bordering the Baltic Sea. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flora's Dictionary

      Baltimore: published by Lucas Brothers, 1855. Quarto. (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches). Chromolithographic additional title and presentation leaf after John McLenan, 56 hand-coloured lithographic plates after Miss Ann Smith, numerous wood-engraved illustrations, letterpress title and each page of text with decorative wood-engraved page surrounds. Publisher's black morocco gilt, covers blocked in gilt with an overall design incorporating the title and a young couple seated on a grassy knoll, the spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, gilt turn-ins, glazed endpapers, g.e. A very fine example of a popular 19th-century American colour-plate book: here in its most deluxe form, with the maximum number of plates and an exceptional "super extra" publisher's binding. The binding is an example of American mid-19th century design at its most exuberant: within a border largely composed from fresh-cut wooden poles with intertwining climbing plants, a pair of young lovers sit on a flower-bedecked knoll. They hold between them the present work which they examine carefully. Above and behind them is a giant epergne laden with Solomon's seal, roses, columbine and grasses. The main section of text of Flora's Dictionary is made up of about 230 entries arranged alphabetically from Acacia Rose (friendship) to Zinnia (absence). Each entry includes a brief definition (Laburnum: pensive beauty; Ranunculus: I am dazzled by your charms; etc.), followed by a selection of appropriate verses, from both the classics and contemporary authors. The next two sections deal with the botanical aspects of the flowers but also include the derivation of the name and the Linnaean classification of each flower. This is followed by a calendar with an appropriate flower for every day of the year. Finally, there is an index of sentiments arranged alphabetically with the appropriate flowers. Elizabeth Washington Gamble the author of the present work was the daughter of Robert and Catherine Gamble of Richmond, Virginia and became William Wirt's second wife in 1802. They purchased a house in Richmond in 1808 and went on to raise a family of ten children. The present work is based on Elizabeth Wirt's manuscript of favorite quotations about flowers, which was first published anonymously as Flora's Dictionary in 1829. Later editions (such as the present example) identified the author as Mrs. E. W. Wirt of Virginia. A very rare 1855 publisher's broadside in the University of Virginia collection (R.O. Hummel Southeastern Broadsides 4405) gives details of the three forms in which this edition was issued. The present example of this "most Splendid Gift Book of the Season! / and / A Gift Book for all Seasons!!!" is from the most expensive and luxurious issue (cost $16.00): "First. - Richly illuminated title and presentation plate. Fifty-six groups [i.e. plates] colored from nature, illustrating all the flowers in the book. Bound in Turkey morocco, super extra, gilt edges [this copy], and Turkey morocco, antique, gilt edges." The next most expensive cost $9.00: "Second. - Richly illuminated title and presentation plate. Twelve groups colored from nature. Bound in morocco, extra, gilt edges and full gilt sides." The $6.00 issue, included the title, presentation plate and six plates and was bound in "super extra muslin, gilt edges and full gilt sides." Bennett p.115 (1837 edition); McGrath p.36 (1837 edition); Reese Stamped with a National Character 52 (1837 edition); Sabin 104868 (1837 and 1855 editions).

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        AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE: MAY MORNING. [with:] AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE: OCTOBER AFTERNOON. [with:] AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE: PLEASURES OF WINTER. [with:] AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE: SUMMERS EVENING.

      New York. 1855. - Four handcolored lithographs, visible areas approximately 18 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches. Expertly matted and handsomely framed to 31 1/2 x 36 1/2 inches. 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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        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: T.K. & P.G. Collins for D. Rice & A. N. Hart, 1855. 3 volumes, octavo. (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches). 120 coloured lithographic plates (3 tinted frontispieces finished by hand, 117 hand-coloured plates), by J.T. Bowen of Philadelphia, most after Charles Bird King. Publisher's red morocco gilt extra, covers elaborately blocked with a panelled design including arabesque cornerpieces of stylized foliage, spines in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth, the others with an overall design of small tools, gilt turn-ins, g.e. Provenance: J. W. Singleton (contemporary signature on endpapers) The third octavo edition of McKenney and Hall's classic work, after the first octavo edition of 1848-50, reduced from the folio format produced in 1836-44. The plates for the first four octavo editions were all produced by the same lithographer, J.T. Bowen, and the same high quality of printing and colouring of the plates is found throughout. McKenney and Hall's Indian Tribes of North America has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portrait plates are based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Cornplanter, and Osceola. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee and Winebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. Both authors, not unlike George Catlin, whom they tried to enlist in their publishing enterprise, saw their book as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. Howes M129; McGrath p.206; cf. Miles & Reese America Pictured to the Life 53 (first octavo edition); Sabin: 43411 (1854-56 edition with 221 plates); Servies 4028.

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        TA., Innenstadtansicht mit Darstellung des Trauerzuges für den am 10.3. 1855 verstorbenen Grafen Maria Isidor di Borbon, de Molina. "Convoglio Funebre . 16.Marzo 1855".

      - Lithographie v. B. Linassi n. Poiret, dat. 1855, 27 x 43 Nicht bei Nebehay / Wagner. -

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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". Bücher de

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        Bulletin de la Société française de Photographie

      1855 - 12 tomes Paris, Au siège de la Société française de Photographie, 1855-1866, in-8, 12 tomes, , Les douze premières années, rares, du Bulletin de la Société française de photographie, dans une élégante reliure uniforme de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle. LA SFP est la revue photographie la plus importante de la photographie ancienne. Ensemble complet de tous ses hors-textes : - 2 planches pour la première année, 1855 montrant le pied articulé de voyage et le chassis de Jules Clément ; - 1 planche pour l'année 1857 donnant une reproduction photolithographique (procédé Poitevin) ; - 1 photographie originale pour l'année 1863 : un spécimen des recherches de M. Blanquart-Evrard sur l'intervention de l'art dans la photographie. La première année reproduit les statuts du 15 novembre 1854, la liste des premiers fondateurs, et la Liste des membres titulaires, correspondants et amateurs au 31 décembre 1855. Précieux et bel exemplaire portant l'ex-libris imprimé des Ducs de Luynes, chateau de Dampierre. Rarissime dans une telle condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Codice penale toscano illustrato sulla scorta delle fonti del diritto e della giurisprudenza. Vol. I - Art. 1-41 Vol. II - Art. 42-95 Vol. III - Art. 96-221 Vol. IV - Art. 222-373 Vol. V - Art. 374-456.

      Tipografia Cino 1855-1858, Pistoia - - XXXIV + 366 + (2) 433 + (3) 542 + (5) 694 445 p. 5 voll in 2 tomi in-8

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        MÜNSTER. - Münster und seine nächsten Umgebungen in malerischen Original-Ansichten nach der Natur aufgenommen. Mit einem historisch=topographischen Texte von (Clemens August Guilleaume).

      Regensberg,, Münster, 1855 - 2. im Texte vermehrte und verbesserte Aufl. 25 x 16,5 cm. VII, 178 S. Mit 12 Stahlstich-Tafeln nach J.F. Lange. Seltene und gesuchte, reich illustrierte Chronik. Die Tafeln zeigen die Stadt von der Südseite, den Markt, Dom, Liebfrauenkirche, Ludger- und Mauritzkirche, Rathaus, Schloß usw. - Einband gering berieben. Nur vereinzelt gering fleckig. - Schönes Exemplar! Blaue Lwd. d. Zt. mit Gold- und Blindpräg.

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        Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe. From the iron period of the northern nations to the end of the thirteenth century

      Oxford and London: John Henry & James Parker. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1855. First Edition. Cloth. Bright blue cloth, gilt decoration on upper board, gilt titles on spine, a.e.g., others deckle, in a jacket made from printer's scrap of an 1869 religious textbook; pp. xxv, 385, plus frontis and 88 other engravings. A stunning copy, bright and sharp; the jacket has a short clean tear to the front panel, a long jagged one to the rear, and offsetting from the boards on the verso. The 1869 book that supplied the jacket and this volume were both bound by Burn of London - therefore, the jacket evidently, supplied by the bindery, as was common, but rarely survive; scarce thus. .

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        [GROUP OF EARLY LAWS FOR KANSAS TERRITORY, INCLUDING SEVERAL EARLY TERRITORIAL IMPRINTS]

      Lecompton & Lawrence. 1855-1861.. Ten volumes. 20th-century cloth, gilt leather labels. Some labels chipped, cloth lightly soiled. Library stamps on each titlepage. Minor foxing, some scattered soiling. Good. An extensive run of territorial laws for Kansas Territory, covering the years 1855 through 1861, including eight early territorial imprints for 1857 through 1861. The initial years of Kansas Territory - and its laws - were marked by a bloody fight between pro- and anti-slavery advocates. There is a wealth of information here on the struggles which proceeded the Civil War. The present group covers much of the territorial law, until Kansas became a state in 1861. The individual titles are as follows: ^1) THE STATUTES OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS.... Shawnee M.L. School: John T. Brady, 1855. vii,1058,[1]pp. Likely published in St. Louis or further east, rather than in the Territory. It is not noted in the American Imprints Inventory of Kansas imprints. ^2) LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE GENERAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lecompton: R.H. Bennett, 1857. [4],378pp. AII (KANSAS) 117. ^3) LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE THIRD AND FOURTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lecompton: S.W. Driggs & Co., 1858. 469,[2]pp. AII (KANSAS) 183. ^4) PRIVATE LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lecompton: S.W. Driggs, 1858. 398,[1]pp. AII (KANSAS) 184. ^5) GENERAL LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lawrence: Herald of Freedom Steam Press, 1859. 720pp. AII (KANSAS) 221. ^6) PRIVATE LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lawrence: Herald of Freedom Press, 1859. 233pp. AII (KANSAS) 223. ^7) GENERAL LAWS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, AT THE GENERAL AND SPECIAL SESSIONS OF THE YEAR 1860.... Lecompton: S.A. Medary & S.W. Driggs, 1860. 264pp. AII (KANSAS) 252. ^8) PRIVATE LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... [Lecompton: S.A. Medary, [1860]. xii,455pp. AII (KANSAS) 254. ^9) GENERAL LAWS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, FOR THE YEAR 1861.... Lawrence: Sam. A. Medary, 1861. 35,[1]pp. AII (KANSAS) 287. ^10) [LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS]. [Washington: John T. Brady, 1856]. 822pp. Lacks first 48pp., including titlepage, containing the Organic Act.

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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". Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th.

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        Map of Windsor County, Vermont. From actual surveys by Hosea Doton.

      Pomfret, VT: (The surveyor?), 1855. First edition. Large broadside, 58 x 47 inches, townships hand-colored, the map enclosed within a wide floral border broken by 10 views (each 4 x 5 inches), mostly of Woodstock and Royalton, most of the space outside the county borders filled with 28 village plans. The map shows buildings and householders' names, mills, and other businesses. Not in Phillips. OCLC locates one copy (Old Sturbridge Research Library). Laid down on linen, with new edging and ties, original rollers. Some foxing, some restoration of the edges, but quite attractive. (1571)

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        Felix on the Bat

      London: Baily Brothers, 1855. Third edition. 7 hand-colored lithographed plates, illustrations in text; x, 74 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. 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. 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)

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        Himmels-Atlas in transparenten Karten.

      (Stuttgart, Nitzschke, Ca. 1855). - (33 x 27 cm). Mit 1 großen lithographierten Himmelskarte (in 4 Segmenten) und 30 lithographierten Sternbildtafeln. Lose in Halbleinwand-Mappe der Zeit. Hübscher und ungewöhnlicher Himmelsatlas. Die auf blauem Karton gedruckten Tafeln sind in Transparentmanier hergestellt, d.h. die perforierten Umrisse der Sternbilder und die ausgestanzten Sterne wurden mit buntgefärbtem Transparentpapier hinterlegt, so dass sie leuchten, wenn man sie gegen das Licht hält. - Ohne das Begleitheft. Mappe etwas bestoßen und mit erneuertem Rücken. Die Tafeln sehr gut erhalten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Kunst des Böttchers oder Küfers in der Werkstatt wie im Keller, enthaltend eine vollständige Anweisung, den Inhalt aller Arten von Gefäßen theils durch Berechnung, theils durch Visirstäbe zu finden und jedes Gefäß nach verlangtem Inhalt...

      Voigt Weimar 1855 (...zu verfertigen, sowie eine vollständige Angabe aller Mittel, Vortheile und Werkzeuge, welche man bei der Ausarbeitung der Dauben und Fertigung der Fässer, Bottiche, Bütten, Wannen, Eimer u.s.w. anwendet. Dritte nach dem Tode des Verfassers verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. Mit einem Anhange über die Verrichtungen des Küfers im Bier- und Weinkeller von Dr. Chr. Heirnich Schmidt ). Mit XX, 311 Seiten und 25 lithographierten Tafeln im Anhang, schlichter Halblederband der Zeit, 8° ( 17,5 x 11,5 cm ). Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, innen Besitzvermerk von alter Hand auf dem Vorsatz, Seiten teils etwas fleckig oder stockfleckig, 1 Seite stärker angeknickt, einige Seiten etwas eselsohrig. Die Lithographien meist sauber oder nur am Außenrand etwas fingerfleckig, die letzte gefaltete Lithographie beschädigt und fleckig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Böttcher, Böttcherhandwerk, Küfer, Wein, Bier, Dauben, Fässer, Bottiche, Wannen, Bütten, Eimer, Weinkeller, Weingut, Weinbau, Barfuss, Google

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        PERREY (Alexis)

      1855 1195 - Dijon, Académie des Sciences et Belles Lettres, 1855-1865, , trois parties en deux volumes in-8, 183-161 + 70 pages, brochés, couvertures d'attente de l'époque, Tirés à part, avec leurs paginations propres ; 4015 numéros décrit au total. La troisième partie a pour titre : "Bibliographie séismique. Catalogue des livres, mémoires et notes sur les tremblements de terre et les phénomènes volcaniques. Collection de M. Alexis Perrey". L'astronome Alexis Perrey (1807–1882) est l'un des précurseurs de la sismologie statistique et historique ; il fut l'un des premiers à explorer d'éventuelles corrélations entre les tremblements de terre et les saisons ou les phases de la Lune. Envoi de l'auteur en couverture du premier volume : "A M. Ch. Sainte-Claire Deville, de l'Institut" ; il s'agit du géologue et météorologue Charles Sainte-Claire Deville (1814-1876). Cachet de l'Institut catholique de Paris. Dos fragiles et insolés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Message of the President of the United States Transmitting a report of the Secretary of the Navy, in complince with resolution of the Senate of December 6, 1854, calling for correspondence, &., relative to the naval expedition to Japan.

      (U.S. Government) Printer Not Stated 1855 - 6" x 9 3/8", 195 pp. Black Moroccan leather spine over marbled paper covered boards. Slight loss to top right corner and rubbed along spine with tips barely worn. One inch separation along top front and back hinges with two inch separation at bottom front. Spine edges rubbed with boards clean and only slight wear to cover corner tips. Binding straight, square and secure with hinges supple. Slight front board dimple in upper right cover corner. Slight bend to board when viewed from fore edge. Interior bright, clean and unmarked save for penciled notes and previous owner's names on first fep. Later owners name and personal biographical notes on second fep.***** The second fep inscription states the owner, Wm. P McCue, was " On board U.S. Ship Hartford on China Station 1859-61."***** NOT EX-LIBRARY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Men and Women

      Chapman and Hall, London 1855 - Early gilt-ruled calf, gilt-stamped lettering in leather spine labels, gilt-stamped ornament in spine compartments (5 raised bands), t.e.g.; complete set of 2 volumes, 12mo; pp. iv, 260; iv, 241, [3] (printer, ads). Original cloth preserved, mounted to leaves at rear. Head of spine of Volume I chipped; a few small spots of soiling on upper board of Volume II. A lavish set. Very pretty. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Potsdam vom Brauhausberg aus aufgenommen".

      - kolorierte Aquatinta v. Hausherr n. Henning b. Hübenthal & Comp., um 1855, 13,5 x 50,5 Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll bzw. Ginsberg / Schendel. -Schönes Panorama von Potsdam. Der Blick reicht vom Neuen Palais bis zum Babelsberg. Mittig die Nikolaikirche. - Mit geglätteten alten Querfalten.

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        Die afrikanische Wüste und das Land der schwarzen am obern Nil. Nach dem Französischen

       EDA. Lorck, Lpz., 1855. XI/307 S., orig. Pbd. (Ecken u. Rücken laienhaft mit Kunstleder bezogen/StaT.) Hausbibliothek für Länder- und Völkerkunde. Hrsg. von Dr. Karl Andree, 6. Band Versand D: 5,90 EUR Afrika

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        La Foire aux idées.

      Monrocq frères éditeurs, Paris 1855 - Album in-4 (30 x 23 cm) de 100 planches lithographiées en noir, demi-basane verte, dos lisse orné de filets à froid, titre sur le plat supérieur dans un cartouche doré au centre d'un décor à froid (reliure de l'époque). Dos passé. Rare suite conservée dans son format initial des 100 premières planches numérotées - sur les 120 que compte la collection complète. Extraordinaire magasin de sujets dessinés par Victor Adam et rassemblés pêle-mêle sur les planches lithographiées en noir, comme autant de vignettes empruntées à ses albums thématiques passés ou à venir (Animaux de toutes espèces, Chevaux et cavaliers, Petits contes mis en action etc.) ou encore d'illustrations des albums d'Allouard et Koeppelin ou Micheland La France aux XIVe et XVe siècles ou Les Faits mémorables de l'Histoire de France etc. Parues en 1855 sous le titre La Foire aux idées (1851-1854) Grrrrrande exhibition de croquis, charges, drôleries, caricatures, costumes, jeux, animaux, fantaisies, les planches furent tirées au format in-quarto, lithographiées par Becquet frères et revêtues de la signature V. Adam avec le titre courant La Foire aux Idées, par V. Adam, et l'adresse Paris - Monrocq frères éditeurs Lith. Becquet frères à Paris. On publia sous le même titre des albums de plus petit format où chaque planche originale était divisée en deux parties. Victor Adam (1801-1867) peintre français et lithographe, est le fils et élève du graveur Jean Adam ; il se fit connaître comme peintre de batailles. Sa production lithographique fut abondante, au point qu' « on peut regretter que l'artiste n'ait pas endigué sa débordante facilité ; peut-être y aurait-il gagné, car il n'était pas sans talent (?) Il serait toutefois bien étonnant que, parmi les milliers de pièces d'un dessinateur qui prend ses sujets dans l'actualité, le curieux ne trouvât pas quelque renseignement utile et intéressant. » (Beraldi). Grand-Carteret, 620 ; Béraldi, Les Graveurs du XIXe siècle, guide de l'amateur d'estampes modernes,1885, I, p. 19, n°9 sous la rubrique « Macédoines et Placards » : « album d'une centaine de feuilles à petits sujets, c'est un des recueils les plus connus parmi tous ceux que Victor Adam a dessinés ».

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        The U.S. Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere During the Years 1849-'50-'51-'52

      Washington: U.S. House of Representatives, 1855. Hardcover. Used: Good. Volume I - Chile: Its Geography, Climate, Earthquakes, etc. Folding panoramic view of Santiago nearly 6 ft. in length. Folding map of Chile in three sheets. Ten full page plates: map, plans, views, one color portrait of Araucanian chief. Volume II - The Andes and Pampas: Minerals, Indian Remains, Mammals (Spencer F. Baird), Birds (John Cassin), etc. Illustrated with color plates (3 of Indian artifacts, 15 of birds), b&w plates, woodcuts, maps. Bound in decorated original brown cloth. Outer rear hinge of Volume I starting. Damps stain to top edge of many pages of Volume I. Cover scrape to Volume II with backstrip partially reglued, foreedge dampstain to the first few pages. Two additional volumes, principally covering astronomical observations, were published (not included here). Spencer Baird and John Cassin were contemporaries and friends, Baird at the Smithsonian and Cassis at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Both were eminent naturalists of the 19th century and made major contributions to science based on their museum work. Cassin, in particular, classified the birds collected on U.S. expeditions to many parts of the world. A thoroughly interesting work with a unique selection of maps and plates.

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        THE LAND OF GOLD REALITY VERSUS FICTION

      Published for the Author, 1855., 1855. First edition. 8vo. Original embossed green cloth stamped in blind on front and rear panels, gilt pictorial spine depicting a miner with a pick-axe, xii, 13 - 300 pp., preface. An important and early first hand account of life in California during the Gold Rush years, the work was reprinted nearly a hundred years later using the title DREADFUL CALIFORNIA. An entertaining book with much of interest on the mines which the author visited twice. Cowan page 107 says "Helper's book was written in 1854, after California had seen the steady growth of five years. It presents in an attractive form one of the best accounts we have of early San Francisco, especially as regards its street life by day and night." His general attitude toward California was quotable, but negative: "It is my unbiased opinion that California can and does furnish the best bad things that are obtainable in America." In Chapter VII, THE CHINESE IN AMERICA, the author berates and denigrates the Chinese, stating that "one Chinaman looks almost exactly like another," and he goes on to say that "No inferior race of men can exist in these United States without becoming subordinate to the will of the Anglo-Americans ... it is so with the Negroes in the South, it was so with the Indians in New England, and it will be so with the Chinese in California." Light foxing to a few end pages else a fine, tight copy. An exceptional copy.

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        Kaiserliches Arsenal. Wien 1855" originale, getönte Kreidelithographie ca.38x58cm (Darstellung/image size) von Alexander Kaiser auf Bütten-Karton; unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet; K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei Wien 1855

      - Bütten (60x44,5) an den Rändern etwas unfrisch, am rechten unteren Eck knickfaltig und am unteren Rand mittig mit kleiner Quetschfalte. Das frühe, großformatige und sehr seltene Blatt insgesamt in einem guten Zustand.

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        Sketches of Places and People Abroad. By Wm. Wells Brown. With a Memoir of the Author

      John P. Jewett; Cleveland: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington; NY: Sheldon, Lamport & Blakeman, Boston 1855 - frontis, viii, [9]-320p. Original cloth. 19cm. Spine slightly sloped. Backstrip moderate sunned. Minimal foxing. Not a really crisp copy. At head of title: The American Fugitive in Europe. "During my sojourn abroad I found it advantageous to my purse to publish a book of travels, which I did under the title of 'Three Years in Europe, or Places I have seen and People I have met.' The work was reviewed by the ablest journals in Great Britain, and from their favorable criticisms I have been induced to offer it to the American public, with a dozen or more additional chapters." [Note to the American Edition, p. iv]. The memoir referred to in the title is found at pp. 9-34. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Décorations intérieures et extérieures pour maisons, édifices et monuments publics par Ch. Normand, Beauvallet, Raphael et Prud'hon. ?Recueils d'ouvrages relatifs aux arts et métiers?.

      Paris, (Bonaventure et Ducessois pour) Bancé, s.d. (ca. 1855), - in-folio, 1 titre + 48 planches de figures gravées en pleine page (dess. grav. au trait), la première planche porte également le titre et l'adresse de l'éditeur, début du vol. avec tache d'eau dans la marge latér. se réduisant peu à peu, brochure originale illustrée portant le titre de la collection: ?Recueils .?, au centre étiquette de titre de ce vol., plat infér. avec ?Extrait du Catalogue de Bance, éditeur?, qqs lég. taches d'eau (plat infér.) , avec rousseurs, ficelles de reliure qui lâchent qq peu, dos toilé. Ornements, meubles, trépieds, compositions de figures. camées, trophées, armes, armures, candélabres et plafonds d'après l'antique.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voyage pittoresque en Italie, partie septentrionale.

      Belin-Leprieur et Morizot, éditeurs,, Paris, 1855 - In-4°, Edition, illustrée de gravures hors texte sur acier, sous serpente, dessinées par MM. Rouargue frères (22 planches gravées dont six coloriées).Très bel exemplaire malgré quelques rousseurs éparses. Français

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        Auxiliary Screw Missionary Steamer "Southern Cross" No. 100

      London: circa, 1855. Well preserved in entirely original condition although one of the plans is roughly torn along bottom edge and all four a little dusted at edges (clearly having been rolled for many years), some pencil shelf markings to versos, very good overall.. Four design documents for the "Southern Cross", including a detailed and finely hand-coloured plan of the vessel with elevation and views of both decks, 720 x 117 mm., thick paper laid down; line plan of the hull, 645 x 1990 mm., thick paper laid down; mid-ship section, 350 x 530 mm., waxed silk; and the blue-print of mid-ship section, 520 x 370 mm. (this with a pencil note at upper right saying that this is a copy of the amended blueprint submitted to Lloyds). An important suite of plans and documents relating to the construction of the Southern Cross, a 70-ton schooner purpose-built for the Melanesian Mission of the Anglican Church and the Church of the Province of Melanesia. This was the first vessel of this name to be built for the Mission, and a succession of vessels of the same name would follow (the current Southern Cross - the ninth - is still in service).The Melanesian Mission was founded in 1849 by then Bishop of New Zealand, George Augustus Selwyn (1809-1878) to evangelise the south-west Pacific (that is, chiefly, the Solomon Islands, Santa Cruz, and the Northern New Hebrides Islands). It formally became part of the Australian Board of Missions in 1850, and it was under the aegis of this group that Selwyn visited London in 1854. His efforts meant that Charlotte Mary Yonge donated funds from the sale of her novel The Heir of Redclyffe (1854) to pay for the construction of this bespoke mission vessel.The Southern Cross, as the vessel would be aptly named, became the link between the remote parts of the vast diocese, used by Selwyn and others for their regular circuits, and otherwise fulfilling the many training and logistical tasks required. The early days of the Mission are chiefly known through the memoir of the Reverend Ashwell, Journal of a Voyage to the Loyalty, New Hebrides, and Banks's Island, in the Melanesian Mission Schooner the Southern Cross, with an Account of the Wreck of that Vessel (Auckland, 1860). As the title confirms, this first Southern Cross was lost in 1860, and Ashwell gave a vivid account of her wreck.On 17 June 1860, off the "Poor Knights" (near Whangarei), the vessel was overtaken by a gale, and in heavy winds ran aground. A heavy surf crashed over the vessel forcing the crew to take to the rigging, and the ship's boats were washed away, but at the break of day they were relieved to discover that they were in the reasonably protected bay at Ngunguru, and shore-lines got the entire crew safely to land.A contemporary view of the wreck was published but, significantly, visual material relating to the vessel is very scarce, making this documentation an important, perhaps unique, record of its design and construction. The chief archive of the mission is held at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Underlining the Mission's important role in the region, small collections of material relating to the Mission are held in some Australian collections, however, such a substantial set of documents relating to their first Southern Cross is not otherwise known.

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        Bulletin de la Société française de photographie.

      Au Siège de la Société Française de Photographie, Paris 1855 - n-8, demi-basane brune, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Première année publiée qui reproduit les statuts et la liste des premiers fondateurs suivis de la Liste des membres titulaires, correspondants et amateurs au 31 décembre 1855. La Société Française de Photographie dont le Bulletin est l'organe, née le 15 novembre 1854 sur les cendres de la Société Héliographiques créée en 1851 fut le lieu de rencontre de la plupart des amateurs et professionnels, constructeurs ou chimistes et de nombreux écrivains, artistes et savants. Relativement à l'article 37 de ses statuts (« la Société assurera, soit en publiant elle-même un recueil, soit en traitant à cet effet, avec un journal déjà existant, la publicité de ses travaux ») fut créé en janvier 1855 le Bulletin de la Société Française de Photographie où collaborèrent tous les noms prestigieux de la photographie de l'époque - certains sont aussi membres fondateurs de la Société : Edouard Baldus, Hippolyte Bayard, Disderi, Gustave Le Gray, Marville, Nadar, Charles Nègre, W. H. Fox Talbot etc. La première série s'acheva avec la trentième année en 1884. 2 planches hors-texte. Hatin, 588 ; Rouillé, La Photographie en France, 516. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Israel Potter

      G.P. Putnam, New York 1855 - Israel Potter by Herman Melville. First printing in ¾ leather with black cloth. Publisher: G.P. Putnam, New York, 1855. First printing with Chapter 14 incorrectly numbered and contains all other first issue points per BAL 13667. Binding is in very good plus condition, some rubbing along the spine edges and some fading to the leather. Five raised bands on the spine with gold lettering and ornate decoration. Spine in gold lettering reading: Works of Melville // Israel Potter. A tight handsome binding. 5 ¼ x 7 ½ inches. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate on front pastedown. Contents clean. 276 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #13-036. Price: $1250. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE UNITED STATES ILLUSTRATED; IN VIEWS OF CITY AND COUNTRY. WITH DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL ARTICLES

      New York, 1855. Quarto. Original gilt-stamped calf boards, expertly rebacked, corners renewed. Contents leaf misbound at end of text in first volume. Light foxing throughout, tissue guards browned. Good plus. Dana's work contains handsome steel engravings of scenes throughout the country, many of them executed by Hermann J. Meyer. While Howes calls for seventy-seven plates, this copy contains seventy-nine. The first volume is devoted to the East Coast and includes views of Niagara, Washington, West Point, Mount Vernon, New York, and Harper's Ferry. The second volume contains scenes in the West, in Minnesota, along the Mississippi, in Missouri and St. Louis, on the Plains, and in California. Includes views of San Francisco, Sacramento, California gold diggings, New Orleans, Fort Snelling, Nauvoo, New Harmony, St. Louis, Kansas, Jefferson City, Independence, a Mandan village, among others. A beautiful book.

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        Zinkhütte; im Vgr. Eisenbahn ('Anonyme Gesellschaft der Zink Gruben & Giessereien von "La Vielle Montagne", Borbeck's Hütte').

      - Farblithographie v. Canelle aus Belique Industrielle, um 1855, 30,5 x 45,5 Bechthold S. 42 (Hier mit Nr. 174). - Zeigt die Zinkhütte in Essen-Borbeck. - Im Vgr. rechts Eisenbahn. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtans., "Gera".

      - Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) v. Bollmann b. Franz Dietsch in Gera, 1855, 39,3 x 58,5 Blick von einer Anhöhe zur Stadt. Im Vordergrund ein Bauer, der auf seinem - von Pferden gezogenen - Pflug eine kleine Rast macht.

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        Il Nuovo Cimento. Giornale di Fisica e di Chimica e delle loro applicazioni alla Medicina, alla Farmacia ed alle Arti Industriali. Compilato dai professori C. Matteucci e R. Piria collÕassistenza dei dottori R. Felici e C. Bertagnini.

      - Pisa, 1855 - 1857. Sei volumi ben rilegati allÕepoca in mezza pergamena in 8vo grande (cm. 21,2); pp. 479 + 4 tavole; 480 + 2 tavole; 479 + 1 tavola; pp. 480 + 1 tavola; 479 + 4 tavole.ÊIl Nuovo CimentoÊ fuÊ ilÊ punto di riferimento della comunitˆ dei fisici, sia per la qualitˆ dei contributi sia per la sua funzione promotrice. Memorie originali di Giambattista Amici (Meridiana iconantidiptica), F. Selmi, C. Matteucci, G.B. Donati, L. Pacinotti, A. Bisset, E. Siegle, W. Hofmann, P. Secchi, F. Carlini, A. Nobile. Traduzioni ed estratti di L. Pasreur, J. Liebig, L. Tebal, W. Grove, E. Sabine, C. Wolf. Axs

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        TA., Nikolaikirche und Alter Markt, "Die Nicolai - Kirche in Potsdam".

      - kol. Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. v. Haun ( Druck Delius v. Hölzer ) b. Otto Janke in Berlin, um 1855, 36 x 46,5 Seltenes, zugleich prachtvolles Blatt. Drescher/Kroll, Nr. 100 und Abb. Tafel 43; nicht bei Giersberg /Schendel. - Drescher/Kroll: "Der Blick aus dem Palais Barberini umfaßt den alten Markt zwischen Stadtschloß und Rathaus. Zustand der Kirche mit Glockentürmchen nach Vollendung der Tambourkuppel 1849". Rechts das alte Rathaus.

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        Schloßansicht, "Schloss Babelsberg".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. u. n. X. Sandmann ( gedr. b. J. Rauh ) b. Janke in Potsdam, um 1855, 30 x 44,5 Drescher/Kroll, Nr. 610. Giesberg/Schendel, Nr. 192 und Abb.185. - Blick über die Glienicker Lanke zum Schloß Babelsberg, links das Dampfmaschinenhaus. Prachtvolles Blatt.

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        MÜNCHEN. Städterose mit insgesamt 28 Ansichten, u. a. mit einer Gesamtansicht, sowie Ansichten der Universität, Schrannenplatz, Wittelsbacher Platz, weibliches Erziehungs-Institut, Frauenkirche, Residenz uvm.

      - Stahlstich und Farblithographie bei Adler, Hamburg, um 1855, ca. 26,5 cm Durchmesser. Es wurden verschiedene Versionen herausgegeben. Die vorliegende mit Ansichten vom Schrannenplatz, Isartor, Max-Joseph Denkmal und "Gebäude für d. deutsche Industrie-Ausstellung im Jahr 1854 in München". - Sehr schöne, wohl erhaltene Städterose.

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      London, 1855-1863. Zus. 16 1/2 S., Kl.-8° u. 8°. Umfang- und inhaltsreiche Briefe an den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875). - „[...] The object of my writing to you now is this - I (with Mr. Dale) am making experiments of many liquids [...]“ (15. VII. 1862). - „Gladstone studierte am University College London und an der Universität Gießen. 1850 wurde er Dozent für Chemie am St Thomas\' Hospital und 1853 bereits im Alter von 26 Jahren zum ‚Fellow of the Royal Society‘ ernannt. 1858 begann er mit Thomas Pelham Dale, nach dem Vorgang von Marcelin Berthelot [...], die Arbeiten über das Brechungsvermögen flüssiger Substanzen. Sie ersetzen den Ausdruck von Newton (aus 1666) durch die einfachere Formel (n - l)/d, die von der Temperatur wenig beeinflusst wird, jedoch bei Änderung des Aggregatzustandes der Substanz versagt. Er war von 1874 bis 1877 Fullerian Professor of Chemistry an der Royal Institution und von 1874 bis 1876 Präsident der Physical Society. Von 1877 bis 1879 war er Präsident der Chemical Society. 1897 wurde er mit der Davy-Medaille ausgezeichnet“ (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Gladstone, Schrötter, Chemie, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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