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        A Series of Fourteen Sketches made during the voyage up Wellington Channel in search of Sir John Franklin, K.C.H., and the missing crews of H.M. Discovery-Ships Erebus and Terror; together with a short account of each drawing

      Day and Son, London 1855 - (14 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches). Letterpress title (verso blank), 4pp. text, 1p. List of Subscribers (verso blank). 14 tinted lithographed plates printed by Day & Son on 13 leaves (13 views after May on 12 plates, drawn on stone by by J. Needham [4], Thomas Goldworth Dutton [4] and others), 1 plate of "Franklin Relics brought [home] by Dr. Rae"). Publisher's lettered stiff paper wrappers, rebacked to style with green cloth. Housed in a green morocco box. The principal visual record of the search for Franklin and a rare work of Arctic views. May, a trained marine artist, served as a lieutenant on Sir Edward Belchers expedition on the Assistance, which searched the Wellington Channel between 1852-54 for the missing Franklin. May's Fourteen Sketches provides a spectacular record of this "last of the arctic voyages" containing accurate and atmospheric images covering many aspects of the expedition. The final plate is of particular interest and is often reproduced as it depicts the Franklin relics which Dr. John Rae bought from an Inuit who had found them at the mouth of the Great Fish River: i.e. the first firm evidence of the fate of Franklin and his men. Belcher was never really suited to command, and throughout his career accusations of his overbearing ways had followed him. May experienced Belcher's bullying first hand, eventually responded in kind and was relieved of his duties by Belcher during the expedition. However, on the ship's return to England, May was exonerated and promoted. Abbey Travel II, 646; Sabin 47083; Staton & Tremaine 3454. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Zinkhütte mit Direktionsgebäude ('Mülheim Sur Ruhr. - Vue de l'Usine à blanc de Zinc et de la Direction').

      - Farblithographie v. A. Maugendre aus Société De La Veille Montagne b. Auguste Bry in Paris, 1855, 27,5 x 38 Nicht bei Denecke, Mülheim an der Ruhr in Stadtansichten aus vier Jahrhunderten - Zeigt das Direktionsgebäude mit der Zinkhütte, Schornstein und Fabrikhallen. - Die S.A. des Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne - die kurz als "Vieille Montagne" bezeichnet wurde (deutsch: Aktiengesellschaft der Zinkminen und -gießereien vom Alten Berg), wurde durch den Pariser Bankier, Brüsseler Abstammung, François-Dominique Mosselman (1754-1840) gegründet. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Zinkhütte in Essen-Borbeck ('Borbeck - Vue générale de l'Usine').

      - Farblithographie v. A. Maugendre aus Société De La Veille Montagne b. Auguste Bry in Paris, 1855, 27,5 x 38 Nicht bei Bechthold! - Zeigt die Zinkhütte in Essen-Borbeck. - Im Vordergrund Eisenbahn. - Die S.A. des Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne - die kurz als "Vieille Montagne" bezeichnet wurde (deutsch: Aktiengesellschaft der Zinkminen und -gießereien vom Alten Berg), wurde durch den Pariser Bankier, Brüsseler Abstammung, François-Dominique Mosselman (1754-1840) gegründet. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Zinkbergwerk Silbersand ('Mayen - Vue générale des mines de Silbersand').

      - Farblithographie v. A. Maugendre aus Société De La Veille Montagne b. Auguste Bry in Paris, 1855, 27,5 x 38,5 Die S.A. des Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne - die kurz als "Vieille Montagne" bezeichnet wurde (deutsch: Aktiengesellschaft der Zinkminen und -gießereien vom Alten Berg), wurde durch den Pariser Bankier, Brüsseler Abstammung, François-Dominique Mosselman (1754-1840) gegründet. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Unfall beim Rennen. ( Berliner Rennen 1853 ).

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. Kaiser b. L. Sachse Co. in Berlin, um 1855, 47 x 64,4 ( Blattgr. 60,5 x 79,7 cm ). Durch die Absperrung gestürzter Reiter, der neben seinem Pferd am Boden liegt. Andere Reiter zu Pferde betrachten ihn. - Breitrandig und tadellos erhalten. Sehr selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Scolopendrium vulgare

      London.: Bradbury & Evans.. 1855 - 1856.. Nature-printed color plate, sheet 21 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches. Light scattered foxing, 1/4 x 1 1/2 inch abrasion to mid lower edge (outside image and text area); good, bright condition. This beautiful folio-sized antique botanical print is Plate XIII from "The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland ..., Nature-Printed by Henry Bradbury" published in 1855-1856 "one of the finest pieces of nature-printing ever achieved...The plates were produced 'by passing the plant, under pressure, between a plate of soft lead from which an electrotype could be made' (Blunt). As a result the plates record the smallest details of flowers and the finest venations of leaves. Bradbury, whose father was of the publishing house Bradbury & Evans, studied at the Imperial Printing Office in Vienna." (de Belder catalogue #237). The mania for ferns (or "pteridomania") was one of several plant fixations of the Victorians, fueled by discoveries from abroad and a rapidly expanding middle class interested in plants and gardening; ferns were ideal indoor plants for the Victorian home and their graceful forms were much used in decorative art. .

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        The Spanish Conquest In America. And Its Relation To The History of Slavery And To The Government of Colonies

      London: Parker & Son 1855 - 4 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A remarkably attractive set of this interesting history. Bound in full morocco by Grieve of Edinburgh with gilt raised bands, labels and blind centre tools. Gilt and blind tooling to the boards. With the armorial bookplate of Peter Carmichael. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Men and Women

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 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.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        Album des heiligen Landes. 50 ausgewählte Original-Ansichten biblisch wichtiger Orte, treu nach der Natur gezeichnet von J. M. Bernatz. - Album of the Lands of the Bible. 50 original views of important places mentioned in scripture. - Album de la Terre Sainte. 50 vues originales des lieux principaux de la sainte ecriture.

      Stuttgart, C. F. Peters. 1855. Oblong Quarto. 114 nn. Seiten. Mit 50 farblithographischen Tafeln, nebst Beschreibungen und 1 mehrfach gefalteten Karte. Original reich blind- und goldgeprägter Leinenband mit Ganzgoldschnitt, gebunden von Helfferich aus Stuttgart. Originial gilt blue clothbinding. All gilt edges. Sehr gut erhalten, bis auf einen kleinen Wasserrand außerhalb der Darstellungen ab Tafel 38. Die Tafeln kaum stockfleckig. The plates have minor foxings, mostly at the margins. The binding is excellent fresh, the plates are clean up to plate 38-50, they have a small waterstain in the lower margin.. - Engelmann 156; - Tobler 228. Text in French / English and German. Enthält die Ansichten / contains the views: 1. Heliopolis. 2. Pyramiden von Ghizeh. 3. Mosisbrunnen. 4. Marabrunnen. 5. Thal Hebran. 6. Mount Sinai. 7. Katharinenkloster am Sinai. 8. Bostanthal. 9. Thal Erbayin. 10. & 11. Panorama vom Sinai (doppelblattgross). 12. Fels-Moses. 13. Petra. 14. Berg Hor. 15. Hebron. 16. Bethlehem. 17. Salomo's verschlossene Gaerten. 18. Jerusalem von Süd. 19. Jerusalem von Nordost. - 20. Teich Bethesda. 20. (recte 21.) Morijah. Jerusalem von Nord. 21. (recte 22.) Davidsburg auf Zion. - 23. Kidronthal mit dem Grab Absalons. 24. Bethanien. 25. Jordan. 26. Das todte Meer. 27.Santa Saba. 28. Terebinthenthal. 29. St. Johann. 30. Jaffa. 31. Ramlah. 32. Jacobsbrunnen. 33. Samaria. 34. Nazareth. 35. St. Jacobus. 36. Mount Karmel. 37. Mount Tabor. 38.Cana. 39. Tiberias. 40. Magdala. 41. Die Jacob's bridge across the Jordan. 42. Damaskus. 43. Baalbek. 44. Der Libanon. 45. Ephesus. 46. Sardes. 47. Smyrna. 48 Patmos. 49. Die Schule des heiligen Patmos. 50. Athen.

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      Paris: Michel Lévy frères, 1855. Fine. Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1855, 11x18cm, relié. - First French edition, the original had appeared a year earlier in Brussels in Lebègue. Bound in half navy shagreen, spine slightly past five nerves with small traces of friction without gravity, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper. Very rare autograph signed by the author to his friend Michel Carré on the half-title page. A tiny lack the center of a contreplat, few minor foxing, marginal traces of label on half-title page. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition française, l'originale avait paru un an plus tôt à Bruxelles chez Lebègue. Reliure en demi chagrin marine, dos très légèrement passé à cinq nerfs comportant de petites traces de frottements sans gravité, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve. Très rare envoi autographe signé de Henry Murger à son ami Michel Carré sur la page de faux-titre. Un minuscule manque au centre d'un contreplat, quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité, une trace marginale d'étiquette sur la page de faux-titre.

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        Okazaki, 39th station, yahagi no hashi-te (Yahagi Bridge)

      Tsuta-ya Kichizo, 1855, Book Condition: Very Good, Signed by Illustrator, Illustrated By: Hiroshige Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, The print being offered is from the 1855 series, Pictures of Famous Places on the Fifty-three Stations, also known as the Vertical Tôkaidô, i.e., in portrait orientation. Artist: Hiroshige, 1797-1858. Title: Okazaki, 39th station, yahagi no hashi-te (Yahagi Bridge). Series: Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue (Pictures of Famous Places on the Fifty-three Stations). Medium: Ukiyo-e. Woodblock Print. Date seal: nengetsu 1855 hare (Ansei 2), month 7. This is believed to be an early pull of an early [?] edition, and not a later reprint or a reproduction. Note, however, John Fiorillo's observation, "How can we possibly identify which impressions belong to which editions of Hiroshige's 1855 series 'Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue', which is said to have been periodically re-published from the original blocks until the 1880s?" Size (HxW):14.5" x 9.6" oban tate-e. Signature: Hiroshige ga. Publisher's mark of Tsuta-ya Kichizo. Condition: Very good impression, almost no soiling, colors very little faded, no creasing observed, two very small thin backing paper pieces attached to the reverse of the right margin, margins mostly intact. Sharp, mostly unbroken key block lines and with well-registered colors. Superb color choices. Grey-green river-bank, bridge supports and distant mountains, light jade green foliage at opposite river-bank, pinkish-beige upper structure of bridge, very light aqua-marine skyline as well as river, with deep blue in river foreground, with purple-tinged sky at the top. A somewhat serene image, with several pedestrians crossing the bridge, three small boats floating on the river, and a man washing a horse in the foreground. Compare to a probably very early copy in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, collection. Strikingly similar except that the MFA print with a red sky at the top and a blue-black river-bank at the bottom.

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        The Dead Sea, a New Route to India: with other Fragments and Gleanings in the East

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855. First edition. Two volumes. Title vignettes, 9 plates (of which 8 coloured) and two folding maps (of which 1 coloured). 8vo (7 3/4 x 54 3/4 inches), pages: xvi:374 & vii:384, contemporary full calf, spines gilt with double lettering pieces, gilt crest to upper boards & Harrow prize label on front pastedown of vol.1; bindings very rubbed and scuffed, upper joints cracked, lettering pieces chipped. Endpapers foxed, some foxing to frontispieces but largely noticeable to the reverse, some light age toning to the margins, a few creases to the maps where incorrectly folded but no tears; overall internally good.

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        Zinkhütte mit Direktionsgebäude ('Société Anonyme Des Mines & Fonderies De Zinc De La Vieille Montagne Usine de Mülheim s/Ruhr (Zinc brut et Blanc de zinc.' - 'Anonyme Gesellschaft der Zink / Giessereien von "La Vielle Montagne."., Mulheim a/d Ruhr's Hütte.').

      - Farblithographie v. Canelle gedr. v. Simonau & Toovey aus Belique Industrielle b. J. Gèruzet in Bruxelles, um 1855, 35,5 x 45,5 Nicht bei Denecke. - Zeigt das Direktionsgebäude mit der Zinkhütte, Schornstein und Fabrikhallen. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        SHINTO KYKUU SHUU OH HARAI: SHINTO BIBLE; A Shinto Prayer Book & Sutra.

      A PERRY ERA NATIVE JAPANESE RELIGIOUS PRAYER BOOK & SUTRA [Kyoto 1855, - Yamato-Ya]. Accordion folded down to 6.2 x 15cm., 2m. 43.5 cm long, printed on both sides, on mica-fleck-ed paper, lacks back cover, but complete, some folds mended,essential solid, pocket size, actually used. S C A R C E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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      Carolus Tauchnitz, Lipsiae 1855 - RO40251155: VIII + 529 pages (texte en arabe, sens de lecture droite-gauche). Texte encadré (filets rouges). Titre, filets et roulettes dorés sur le dos. Etiquette de code sur la couverture. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque. Epidermures sur le dos. Plats légèrement frottés. Annotations au crayon dans les marges (numérotations). Curavit Gustavus Mauritius REDSLOB. Editio Stereotypa, Novis Chartis Impressa. In-8 Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Mors fendus. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 492.7-Arabe [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diary and correspondence...the diary deciphered by the Rev. J. Smith, A.M. from the original shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library. With a life and notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke. First American from the fifth London edition

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). I: Frontis., xxxvi, 427, [1 (blank)] pp.; II: Frontis., [1] f., 484 pp.; III: [1] f., 481, [1 (blank)] pp.; IV: [2] ff., 470 pp.. 1855 Pepys's perennially fascinating shorthand journal in its first longhand transcription, done by John A. Smith, later the rector of Baldock but an undergraduate student at St. John's College at the time of the work. This appears to be the first Philadelphia printing of the diaries, here in an abridged form edited for decency, although there were earlier American editions and a limited deluxe edition was printed in Philadelphia in the same year. The four-volume work is illustrated with two portraits, one of the author and one of his wife, engraved by J.W. Steel. Publisher's textured cloth, worn, covers framed in decorative blind-stamping, spines ruled in blind and simply gilt-stamped with titles and volume numbers; spines faded, slightly discolored, all pulled with cloth lost above page level and one with additional chip out of cloth near head. Front pastedowns with tickets from a Nashville bookseller. Many pages with light offsetting (darker following frontispieces) and foxing such as the paper is prone to; front free endpaper of vol. IV with pencilled ownership inscription and back fly-leaf of vol. II with pencilled annotations.

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        Collection of Seven Pamphlets on Gold and Six Pamphlets on Decimalisation, in a contemporary binding

      various publishers, 1840-, London 1855 - Thick octavo, a contemporary collection of thirteen rare pamphlets, seven on the subject of gold, with in total five folding maps, each with original title-pages (one with drop-title only), several with owner's signature, and one with authorial inscription; a handsome volume in contemporary half vellum with titles written in ink on the spine, fine. A handsome volume bringing together a number of mid-nineteenth-century pamphlets relating to gold, privately bound as a reference for William John Prescott, a prominent merchant banker and brother of Bank of England governor Henry James Prescott.The volume notably includes James Wyld's Gold Fields of Australia. Notes on the Distribution of Gold Throughout the World, including Australia, California, and Russia (London, 1852; second edition; Ferguson 18922). Wyld, an innovative cartographer and publisher and geographer to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, produced a vast amount of topical and popular geographical works. The present work on gold distribution reflects Wyld's astute sense of public demand. The text is accompanied by five maps engraved by Wyld himself, three of Australia, one of California and the fifth of the world.Also of note is a presentation copy of the first edition of D. Forbes Campbell's translation of Michel Chevalier's Remarks on the Production of Precious Metals, and on the Depreciation of Gold (London, 1853; Ferguson 13329). Chevalier, a noted French statesman and economist, was one of the originators of the 1860 Cobden-Chevalier treaty regarding free trade between France and Britain, but in the present work goes into some depth regarding the impact of the gold discoveries in Australia and elsewhere. Notably, the essay has been included in the recently published The History of Gold and Silver (London, 2000).Aside from the above mentioned articles, the volume also contains the following regarding gold: William Newmarch, The New Supplies of Gold (London, 1853; Ferguson 13329); Scheer, Frederick. A letter to Thomas Baring, Esq., M.P. on the Effects of the Californian and Australian Gold Discoveries (London, 1852; second edition, not in Ferguson - but see 15469a for the first); Andrew Johnson, Some Observations on the Recent Supplies of Gold, with Remarks on Mr Scheer's Letter to Sir F. Baring. (London, 1852); Leonard Joseph Faucher, Remarks on the Production of the Precious Metals, Translated by Thomson Hankey, Jnr. (London, 1852). It is interesting to note that despite having some Australian content, neither of the last two pamphlets noticed here was included by Ferguson.Reflecting the interests of Prescott, the volume also includes six pamphlets on the debate about possible decimalisation of currency (a full listing of these is available on request). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Krankheiten des Herzens und der Aorta [Diseases of the Heart and the Aorta].

      Würzburg, Verlag der Stahel'schen Buchhandlung, 1855.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Oktav. XII, 538 Seiten. Original Hardcover. Originales Halbleinen mit vergoldetem Rueckentitel. Sehr guter Zustand mit nur ganz geringen Gebrauchsspuren und nur wenig stockfleckig. Seltene Erstausgabe dieses wichtigen Standardwerks der Kardiologie. Das Buch erschien noch im Jahr der irischen Erstausgabe (Dublin, 1855) in den USA und Deutschland. Selten in Originalbindung und in dieser Erhaltung !.

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        The Mormon's Own Book; or, Mormonism Tried by its Own Standards - Reason and Scripture

      Partridge, Oakey, and Co., London - 1855. First edition. Octavo brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Uncut and partially unopened. Pp. 200. Yellow coated endpapers. Spine just slightly rubbed. A near fine copy, internally very clean. Rare. Flake 8796. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HABITATIONS CHAMPÊTRES Recueil De Maisons, Villas, Châlets, Pavillons, Kiosques, Parcs et Jardins, Dessinées Par Victor Petit.

      Paris: Monrocq frères, n.d. (ca.: , 1855). Paris: Monrocq frères, n.d. (ca. 1855). Victor Petit was an artist and chromolithographer who documented the picturesque architecture and gardens built in and around Paris during the Second Empire. He was also a member of numerous archaelogical associations. Habitations Champêtres was one of four complementary works directed at the newly wealthy and culturally ambitious bourgeoisie of the time: the others were MAISONS DE COMPAGNE DES ENVIRONS DE PARIS, PARCS ET JARDINS DES ENVIRONS DE PARIS, AND PETITES CONSTRUCTIONS PITTORESQUES. In the present work the focus is on the variety of country house styles found in different regions of France and, to a small extent, in England and Italy. The parks, grounds arrangements, garden structures and outbuildings are also depicted. Belvederes, garden pavilions, rustic cabanas and the like are shown along with views of parks such as the Parc de Pinon in Picardie or the Parc du Marchais in Burgundy. Distinctions are made among maisons champêtres, maisons de plaisance, and maisons bourgeoises; all are shown in grounds settings. The work was available from the publishers in simple black and white lithography or in color lithography; individual plates could also be ordered separately, either colored or in black and white. The present copy offers 30 plates in black and white and the remaining 70 finished to varying degrees in light color. They offer an interesting contrast to the forceful colors available as shown in sample plates from Petites Constructions and Parcs Et Jardins Des Environs De Paris which are laid in here. Ganay 254, but our copy does have a title page. 4to (36.5 x 27 cm) Loose in portfolio, as issued. Partially colored title page + 100 lithographed plates, 70 of which are colored to varying degrees, 30 are in black and white, plus, 8 color lithographed plates from PETITES CONSTRUCTIONS PITTORESQUES and one from PARCS ET JARDINS laid in. Original cloth backed portfolio with paper paste-downs; upper cover printed with title and author; paste-down on inner portfolio board annonces the forthcoming work by Petit, and the rear board inner paste down provides bibliographic detail of 7 different works, by Petit alone, detailing the title of each plate and how individual plates or complete sets could be ordered; portfolio scuffed and rubbed, lacking front tie, but with all letterpress intact; plates are fresh and bright with just some minor foxing at margin edges. An uncommon survival.

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        Scene of livery stables and houses in Hunter Street, Sydney

      Sydney: circa, 1855. Watercolour on paper, 75 x 135 mm., old bird's-eye maple frame, signed by the artist. Significant Sydney Town historical water-colour. Detailed mid-nineteenth century water-colour study of the Hunter street stables by accomplished colonial artist Frederick Terry.The watercolour depicts the livery stables owned and operated by Charles Bowler. This business played an important role in day-to-day life, as horses could be rented for short periods allowing people to ride from Sydney Town to outlying settlements such as Penrith and Parramatta. Not surprisingly, Charles Bowler was a prominent figure in the community and appears regularly in local papers during the 1850s. One gains the impression that the proprietor of rented horses enjoyed a reputation roughly akin to that of a used car salesman in modern times. Contemporary newspapers reveal Charles involved in ongoing small legal scuffles with other residents. For example Bell's Life in Sydney for July 1856 reports that one Mr. Parker, a long standing client of the Bowler livery, was so impressed with a rented filly that he approached Charles with an intention to buy her outright. A deal was struck, guineas exchanged and all seemed rosy until the horse revealed a limp on the road to Penrith. Subsequently, Charles was prosecuted for selling a lame horse. Conversely, the Sydney Morning Herald for May 1855 reports that Charles had successfully pursued an employee for stealing and pawning a saddle valued at £8.An inscription on an early backing board reading "The cottage in Hunter St. Sydney where our mother was born & where our grandfather had livery stables" is clearly by a descendant of the original Bowler family. The cluster of buildings comprising a house and stables depicted in this watercolour is readily identifiable from other contemporary engravings of Hunter Street. A textual entry in Fowles's Sydney in 1848 gives some history of the site before the stables were occupied by Charles Bowler in the early 1850s: 'the corner (a low verandah cottage, and one of the old style) is occupied by Mr. Armstrong, the Veterinary Surgeon, whose Hospital and Stables are situated in the yard at the back'. Fowles's illustrated directory of Sydney was published in 1848; by the time the scene was painted by Terry, the stables had been taken over by the Bowler family.The artist, Frederick Terry, arrived in New South Wales around 1852, intending to make his fortune on the Hunter Valley goldfields. He soon abandoned digging, however, and quickly established a reputation as an artist in Sydney. His work for illustrated newspapers, journals and books made him one of Sydney's most prominent artists. In 1854 he won second prize in a design competition for an Australian Museum Exhibition commemorative medal. He was also commissioned to produce a water-colour view of Botany Bay depicting the grave of the French naturalist Pierre Receveur for the same exhibition, which was presented to the French government. His work, including the commemorative medal bearing his design, was included in the Paris Exhibition of 1855, the first showing of Australian pictures in a major European exhibition. Terry is perhaps best known (despite the misprint attributing his work to "Fleury") for a series of sketches he made of Sydney and the Harbour which were published by John Sands as The Australian Keepsake in 1855.This delightful watercolour bears all the hallmarks of Terry's work: 'His paintings were almost entirely views of Sydney and its environs and were painstaking in detail. Almost every work included people, animals, birds and some form of activity. Historically pictorial, they give an excellent record of life in the city' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). This painting is no exception, rich in architectural detail with the foreground animated by a lady and gentleman on horseback passing across unsealed Hunter Street. True to Terry's style, birds fly overhead and a dog interests himself in the passing parade.

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      Imprimerie de J. Claye. Gide et J. Baudry, éditeurs, - Paris. 1855, 1859. 22X13. Alexandre de Humboldt, Ch. Galusky, H. Faye. Holandesa con puntas. 4 Vol. vol 1, VIII+580p. vol 2, XIV+633p. vol 3, VIII+764. vol 4, VII+806p. Ref 100 Biblioteca AL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Illustrations of Missionary Scenes, An Offering to Youth]

      Mainz: Joseph Schulz, 1855. First edition. 20 hand-colored tinted lithographs. [3]-23, [1] pp, part I only, LACKING TITLE PAGE. Oblong 8vo. Original printed paper-covered boards, rebacked in cloth. Corners worn, light toning to text and plates. First edition. 20 hand-colored tinted lithographs. [3]-23, [1] pp, part I only, LACKING TITLE PAGE. Oblong 8vo. Twenty hand-colored lithographs depicting interactions between Christian missionaries and natives in ancient Briton, the Amazon, Africa, India, New Zealand, North America and China. The unconverted are often depicted as savage, violent and wild, undoubtedly meant to scare the children who were this book's intended audience. Abbey notes the "carefully drawn, and in some cases remarkably powerful illustrations." A second part was published with an additional 20 plates, though the two parts are rarely found together. Abbey, Travel 10

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        Historia General y Natural de las Indias, Islas y Tierra-Firme del Mar Océano

      Madrid: Real Academia, 1851-, 1855. Four volumes, folio, with a total of 15 plates (three folding, one coloured); a fine set in contemporary polished marbled calf, double labels. the greatest classic of the early years of Spanish activity in the New World. First full edition of the great sixteenth-century work on Spanish voyages: a beautiful copy in a handsome contemporary binding.Oviedo's 'massive work... if published when it was written, might have given its author the literary stature of Barros... As Oviedo's work stands, it is a noble monument; in fact, it is the greatest classic of the early years of Spanish activity in the New World to be chronicled by a contemporary...' (Penrose).'The Spanish historian Oviedo was born at Madrid in August 1478. Educated at the court of Ferdinand and Isabella, in his thirteenth year he became page to their son, the Infante Don John, was present at the siege of Granada, and there saw Columbus previous to his voyage to America. On the death of Prince John (4 October 1497), Oviedo went to Italy, and there acted as secretary to Gonzolo Fernandez de Cordoba. In 1514 he was appointed supervisor of gold-smeltings at San Domingo, and on his return to Spain in 1523 was appointed historiographer of the Indies. He paid five more visits to America before his death, which took place at Valladolid in 1557.'Besides a romance of chivalry entitled Claribalte (1519) Oviedo wrote two extensive works of permanent value: La General y natural historia de las Indias and Las Quinquagenas de la nobleza de Espana. The former work was first issued at Toledo (1526) in the form of a summary entitled La Natural hystoria de las Indias; the first part of La Historia general de las Indias appeared at Seville in 1535; but the complete work was not published till 1851-1855, when it was edited by J.A. de los Rios for the Spanish Academy of History. Though written in a diffuse style, it embodies a mass of curious information collected at first hand, and the incomplete Seville edition was widely read in the English and French versions published by Eden and Poleur respectively in 1555 and 1556...' (Encyclopedia Britannica).

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        Sit nomen Domini benedictum. The Eureka Stockade: the consequences of some pirates wanting on quarter-deck a rebellion

      Melbourne: Printed for the Author by J. P. Atkinson and Co., 1855. Octavo, an excellent copy in the original printed and illustrated wrappers (some expert restoration of the papered backstrip), preserved in a quarter calf bookform box with gilt lettering. D. The only contemporary book by a participant in the Eureka Stockade. First edition of a justly famous and very rare Australian book. The book is especially desirable when, like this copy, it retains its original wrappers, since the illustration on the fragile front wrapper is the sole contemporary printed depiction of the Eureka flag of the Southern Cross. The famous image is one of only two significant contemporary depictions of this distinctive Australian icon, widely adopted as the symbol of republicanism and informed dissent; the other surviving image is a watercolour in Charles Alphonse Doudiet's sketchbook. The Doudiet sketchbook was rediscovered in the 1990s and is now in the Art Gallery of Ballarat, along with the remains of the flag itself, the latter recently on loan to the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka.Acclaimed as a major work in the Australian literary canon and of vital importance for its documentary aspects, Carboni's eccentric book is the key work on the events at Eureka in 1854, Australia's only armed uprising.Carboni, Italian radical and wanderer, came to Australia in 1852 and became a digger at Ballarat. An articulate European with revolutionary experience, he was appointed by Peter Lalor to organise the foreigners in the stockade. He was one of the twelve men charged with high treason, and served four hard months in prison before his acquittal. Before returning to Italy in 1856, he published this version of events at Eureka, to be sold on the first anniversary of the December 1854 conflict. His extraordinary and idiosyncratic narrative of Eureka was the only contemporary book by a participant. "He had a strong instinct for style, and this, with his quick observant eye, his fire and his intense sincerity, his strong sense of humour, his faculty for character-sketching, and his curious and likeable personality combine to make his narrative memorable" (Green).This rare book has always been especially difficult to find in good condition, and especially so with its original illustrated wrappers with their simple depiction of the Eureka flag, seen by some as the only truly national flag depicting, as it does, the Southern Cross. Carboni wrote of the ensign: "There is no flag in old Europe half so beautiful as the "Southern Cross" of the Ballarat miners, first hoisted on the old spot on Bakery Hill. The flag is silk, blue ground, with a large silver cross, similar to the one in our southern firmament, no device or arms, but all exceedingly chaste and natural... the vividness of double of the number of eyes electrified by the magnetism of the Southern Cross; was one of those grand sights such as are recorded only in the history of 'The Crusaders in Palestine'..."

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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 ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirblatt mit zentraler Ansicht "Hamburg vom Wall gesehen." (26,5 x 48,0 cm), umgeben von 20 Randansichten: "Rainville`s Garten, Schröders–Stift, Lombards–Brücke, Boerse, Ecke vom Jungfernstieg und Reesendamm. Kunsthandlung von M.Stettenheim, Alster–Arkaden, Tonhalle, Neue Petri Kirche, Thalia Theater, Bazar, Blankenese, Aussicht vom Stintfang, Hotel de L`Europe, Hafen–Thor, Streit s Hotel, Hafen, Blankenese, Bazar, Stadt Theater und Neue Nikolai–Kirche".Hamburg vom Wall gesehen. Kolorierter Stahlstich von James Gray nach eigener Zeichnung.

      Hamburg, M. Stettenheim, um 1855. - 38,2 x 63,0 cm. Einige kleinere Quetschfalten, im äußeren weißen Rand gang wenige geringe Stockflecken. Insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar. Die nebenstehende Abbildung ist aus 3 Bildern zusammengesetzt, die beiden leichten senkrechten farblichen Absätze existieren im Original nicht. [SW – Ansicht, Ansichten, Hamburgensien, Hamburgensie]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Tessin]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizort. Edited, with additional notes by William Smith, LL.D.

      John Murray, Albemarle Street, London 1855 - New edition. Illustrated with 12 fold-out maps (of which 6 are coloured in outline) and 2 full-page black and white maps. 8 vols. 8vo. Bound in half polished blue calf, gilt spine, with red and green title labels. Fine Illustrated with 12 fold-out maps (of which 6 are coloured in outline) and 2 full-page black and white maps. 8 vols. 8vo

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      [Washington? ca. 1855].. 55pp. plus addendum leaf inserted between pages 22 and 23. Dbd. Slightly soiled. Very good. This case, brought by the U.S. government, contested Fremont's ownership of "Las Mariposas," a rich gold region near Yosemite Valley. Fremont bought the seventy-square- mile tract sight unseen for $3,000 in 1847. The gold from the area, known also as the "Mariposa Grant," made Fremont a rich man, though he was embroiled in a variety of lawsuits over the legitimacy of his ownership claim. The federal government argued that Juan B. Alvarado, who sold the land to Fremont, had no real title and that the land should be considered in the public domain. The Supreme Court, hearing the case in their December term, 1854, found for Fremont. Gold rush historian J.S. Holliday has wryly observed that Fremont "was probably the only person in California taking gold from land he actually owned." OCLC locates only four copies: three in the University of California system, and one at Yale. A scarce and interesting Fremont item. J.S. Holliday, RUSH FOR RICHES, p.136 (note). OCLC 19561911

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        Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds, Vol II

      Groombridge and Sons, 1855. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1855. 138 + plates pages. No dust jacket. Volume II only with 76 coloured plates. Rebound marbled boards half bound in black leather.Lightly tanned pages with moderate tanning to the endpapers and light foxing to some of the text. Inscription to the top of the title page. Plates bright and colourful throughout. Guard sheets are moderately tanned.Boards have moderate rubbing, scuffing and surface wear. Moderate edge rubbing, scuffing and wear with light corner bumping. Areas of wax blemishing to the spine, one of them is moderate the other are small. One area of moderate scuffing to the front board.

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        Aktienstraße mit Zinkhütte ('Mülheim Sur Ruhr. Vue générale de l'Usine prise de la route d'Essen').

      - Farblithographie v. A. Maugendre aus Société De La Veille Montagne b. Auguste Bry in Paris, 1855, 27,5 x 38 Denecke, Mülheim an der Ruhr in Stadtansichten aus vier Jahrhunderten, S. 45-47. - Ansicht von der Aktienstraße auf die Zinkhütte. - Links die Friedrich-Wilhelm-Hütte, im Hgr. die Ruhr. - Im Vgr. Figurenstaffage mit Kohleschieber, Bauern auf dem Felde, Fuhrmann und Mägde. - Die S.A. des Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne - die kurz als "Vieille Montagne" bezeichnet wurde (deutsch: Aktiengesellschaft der Zinkminen und -gießereien vom Alten Berg), wurde durch den Pariser Bankier, Brüsseler Abstammung, François-Dominique Mosselman (1754-1840) gegründet. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        The Crayon, A Journal Devoted To The Graphic Arts, And The Literature Related To Them; Vols.1-7 (1855-December 1860)

      New York: Stillman & Durand, 1855. Hardbound. VG overall. 3/4 leather, except for volume 4 in original cloth with clear tape along spine. First issue published in January 1855 and the final issue was published in July, 1861. This run is complete for the first 7 volumes, and lacks only the final 7 issues from 1861. Contents of all volumes is generally VG, with a few chips to the pages here and there, but nothing to write home about. Substantial runs or even individual issues of this periodical are highly uncommon. A reprint edition put out in the 1970's is almost as hard to find now. The Crayon is regarded as one of the best art periodicals of the time, and is a reliable source of contemporary opinion. Contributors included Rembrandt Peale, Asher B. Durand, Daniel Huntington. Correspondents included John Ruskin, James Russell Lowell and W.M. Rossetti. Regular features included domestic art gossip, exhibition reviews, book notices, and some attention to architecture and landscape gardening, "two of the most popular departments of Art of the Day". Feature articles reveal an inclination towards English, German, French, and Greek art history. (Karpel S112). A pleasure to read, a privilege to own. Well-worth getting the one volume (4) re-bound.

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        Wild Scenes in Kansas and Nebraska, the Rocky Mountains, Oregon, California, New Mexico, Texas, and the Grand Prairies; Or, Notes by the Way, During an Excursion of Three Years, with a Description of the Countries Passed Through.

      Philadelphia 1855 - One of the most important overland narratives, originally issued under the title SCENES IN THE ROCKY MOUNTIANS (1846). Sage set out from Westport in the summer of 1841 with a fur caravan, later visiting New Mexico, witnessing the disaster of the Snively expedition and joining the end of the 1843 Fremont expedition. He returned to Ohio in time to take a vigorous if futile role in the election of 1844, supporting Henry Clay, and wrote this book in 1845. Sage was certainly one of the most literate and acute observers of the West in the period immediately before the events of 1846. Wagner-Camp 123:4; Howes S16; Sabin 74894 Original green publisher's cloth, stamped in blind and gilt on spine. Extremities worn; boards lightly rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown. Minor scattered foxing and soiling. About very good. Signed F.R. Curtis on front free endpaper. In a blue half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt [4], 303 pp. plus plates. 1 vols. 8vo

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        "Partie von Ravensburg". Blick von einer leichten Anhöhe auf Ravensburg.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Eberhard Emminger, um 1855, 17 x 27 cm.. Henning/Maier, E.Emminger, S. 152, Abb. Nr. 8; nicht bei Schefold. - Aus der Folge der oberschwäbischen Lithographien.

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        Collection of Vellum Indentures signed by Capt. Charles Sturt.

      - The indentures, leases & other documents relate to land holdings of Capt. Sturt from 1855-1862. Sturt's signature appears eight times on a total of 11 documents. On the decease of Thomas Adcock Grindall in 1839, settlements of his estate & properties came under the control of various peoples, among them Charles Sturt. Other people include Henry Evelyn Pitfield Sturt Grindall, Capt. Royal Navy; John Grey, Lt. Col. H.M. Army; Lady Rosa Luiza Grey, Frederick Peake. Vellum documents, each page measuring approximately 27 x 22".Charles Napier Sturt (28 April 1795 – 16 June 1869) was a British explorer of Australia. He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, in both New South Wales and South Australia. His expeditions traced several of the westward- flowing rivers, establishing that they all merged into the Murray River. One-time secretary to the governor of New South Wales & author of several books on his expeditions, he wrecked his health on his expeditions, and was not financially secured by a subsequent government position. In 1862, he retired to England. 1. 1811 - Release from the Duke of Portland to Thomas Adcock Grindall. Six page vellum document. Signed by Scott Portland & Roland Winburn.2. 1831 - Settlement to H.E.P.S. Grindall from T.A.G's will, from Messrs Grant & Butler (Solicitors). Dated December 3rd, 1831. Three pages, signed by Butler & Grindall.3. 1833 - with an 1855 & 1856 attachment. Settlement of the estates freehold & leasehold of the late Mr. Grindall, signed three times by Charles Sturt. 30th September 1833. Seven pages. Signatures of Butler, Lady Grey, John Grey, Grindall.4. 1833. Settlement of the estates freehold & leasehold of the late Mr. Grindall. Signed by Sturt four times, also by Butler, Lady Grey, John Grey, Grindall. September 30th. Six pages. 5. 1834 - Col. Grey to James Grant & John Butler, a mortgage to secure L 2000 & interest charged on the settlement of estate. 6. 1859. Charles Sturt & others to Henry Pascoe. Lease of 26 Church St., Soho. Signed by Sturt, as well John Grey. Three pages.7. 1861- Lady Rosa Luiza Grey & Capt. Charles Sturt to Edward Taylor, lease of 62 Dean St., Soho, 50 year lease, annual rent L 40. Expires March 1911. No signature. Three pages.8. 1861- Indenture, Lady Roza Luiza Grey, Charles Sturt & Frederick Peake to Edward Taylor, lease of 63 Dean St., Soho, annual rent L8. Expires 1945. Signed by Edward Taylor. Three pages.9. 1862- Lady Grey, Sturt & Peake to John Gay, lease of 29 Church St. Soho, annual rent L 38. Signed by John Gay. Dated 25 November. One sheet.10. 1879 - Lease from Lady Grey & Frederick Peake to Mrs. B.M.T. Kettner, dated Nov. 1879 for 29 Church St., annual rent L80. Signed by Peake & Grey. Two pages.11. 1891 - Surrender of Lease of 29 Church St., from Mr. G. Langiorgi to Col. Napier G. Sturt & Fredk. Peake, esq. Dated 10th Aug. 1891. Signed by Langiorgi & Theodore Wade. One folded page.Housed in custom clamshell box. Some documents very handled, by in very good condition overall. A fascinating collection. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Gesamtansicht vom Ninoofse Poort ('Vue Générale De Bruxelles. Prise Près La Porte Ninove. - Belgic').

      - gouachierte u. eiweißgehöhte Lithographie v. H. Walter gedr. v. Lemercier b. Wild in Paris, um 1855, 41,5 x 59 BRÜSSEL (Bruxelles / Brussel): General view from Ninoofse Poort ('Vue Générale De Bruxelles. Prise Près La Porte Ninove. - Belgic'), oldcoloured lithography from H. Walter printed by Lemercier published Wild in Paris, um 1855, 41,5 x 59 cm (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        WAIKNA Or Adventures on the Mosquito Shore

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1855 - (Original) boards with light rubbing to extremities and faded. Spine sunned and with light fraying. Bookplate. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Very light foxing to first and last few pages ; 60 b&w illustrations. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 366 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Me¿decine Et Hygie¿ne Des Arabes : Etudes Sur L'exercice De La Me¿decine [Medecine, Medicine] Et De La Chirurgie Chez Les Musulmans De L'alge¿rie, Leurs Connaissances En Anatomie Etc. Leurs Maladies, Leurs Traitements Les Plus Usite¿s, Pre¿ce¿de¿es De Conside¿rations Sur L'e¿tat Ge¿ne¿ral De La Me¿decine Chez Les Principales Nations Mahome¿tanes.

      Germer Bailliere, London / Madrid / New York 1855 - 574 Pp + 1 Pp Errata At End. Blue Morocco, Gilt, Over Blue Marbled Paper Covered Boards, Marbled Endpapers, Somewhat Similar Color Speckles On Edges Of Page Block. Binding Clean And Complete, Original With Small Repairs To Corners, No Chipping, Hinges Tight, No Names Or Marks Or Bookplates. Contents Fine, Slight Even Aging To Pages, No Wear To Pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Photochemische Untersuchungen. 6 Mitteilungen in 5 Bänden. (alles Erschienene). Zusammen 247 S. In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Hrsg. J. C. Poggendorff. Bände 96, 100, 101, 108 und 117.

      Leipzig, Barth, 1855-62. - 8°. Je ca. 650 S. Mit zahlreichen gestochenen Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit. Alle sechs Mitteilungen in erster Ausgabe, in dieser Vollständigkeit sehr selten. Sie tragen die nachfolgenden Überschriften: 1. Photochemische Untersuchungen, 2. Maassbestimmung der chemischen Wirkungen des Lichts, 3. Erscheinungen der photochemischen Induction, 4. Optische und chemische Extinction der Strahlen, 5. Die Sonne, 6. Meteorologische Lichtmessungen. - Bunsen und Roscoe legen hiermit den Grundstein für die messende Photochemie. Sie entwickeln dafür einen Apparat, mit dessen Hilfe sie das Lambertsche Absorptionsgesetz präzisieren können. Ihrer außerordentlichen Schwierigkeiten wegen bezeichnet Wilhelm Ostwald die photochemischen Untersuchungen als Bunsens Meisterarbeit. "Eine gleiche Summe von chemischer, physikalischer und rechnerischer Geschicklichkeit, von Scharfsinn im Ersinnen der Versuche und von Geduld und Ausdauer in ihrer Durchführung, von eingehendster Sorgfalt an jeder kleinsten Erscheinung und ausgiebigstem Weitblick der größten meteorologisch-kosmischen Verhältnissen gegenüber, findet sich in keiner anderen wissenschaftlichen Arbeit auf diesem Gebiete wieder" (Ostwald). - Stempel auf Titeln. Mit kleinen Bibliotheksrückenschildern, sonst sehr gut erhalten. - DSB 2, 586; Poggendorff I, 341; Darmstaedter 554 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 3 volumi in - 8° (cm. 21,7), legature coeve in m. pelle  con titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi, tagli a spruzzo; 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.; sporadiche fioriture, Ex libris al primo occhietto. Bella edizione ottocentesca eseguita sull'editio princeps del 1503. Cfr. Predari 136; Hoepli,650; Brunet II, 273. Esemplare molto buono.

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        Nouvelles genevoises

      Garnier frères 1855 - - Garnier frères, Paris 1855, Grd. in 8 format Jésus (17,5x27,5cm), relié. - Nouvelle édition dans son cartonnage d'éditeur polychrome. Elle est largement illustrée de 39 gravures hors-texte sur bois, et de 200 vignettes in-texte sur bois, l'ensemble d'après les dessins de l'auteur, et les dessins de Best, leloir, Regnier. Cartonnage polychrome d'éditeur en pleine percaline noire. Grande plaque spéciale polychrome sur le plat supérieure avec diverses scènes évoquant la Suisse (bleu, rouge, blanc et or). Dos orné d'une plaque spéciale polychrome particulièrement réussie et très richement décoré. Un grand fleuron sur le second plat avec un paysage suisse. Tranches dorées. Ancienne trace de mouillure en bas du second plat. Légères restaurations des mors en tête sur 1cm. Bel exemplaire de ce cartonnage, au papier remarquablement frais (quelques rares piqûres). [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition in its polychrome cartonnage editor. It is widely illustrated with 39 engravings inset wood and 200 vignettes in-text on wood, all from the author's drawings and designs of Best, leloir, Regnier . Polychrome cartonnage editor in full black calico. Great polychrome special plate on the upper flat with various scenes evoking Switzerland (blue, red, white and gold). Back decorated with a polychrome special plaque particularly successful and very richly decorated. A great jewel on the second flat with a Swiss landscape. Gilt edges. Old trace of wetting at the bottom of the second flat. Light restorations joints head 1cm. Beautiful copy of this cardboard, the paper remarkably fresh (few spots). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MURNAU. - Geschichte des Marktes Murnau in Oberbayern aus den betreffenden Quellen geschöpft.

      Selbstverlag,, Murnau, 1855 - 20,5 x 13 cm. VIII, 191 S. Mit 3 getönten lithographierten Tafeln und 1 gefalt. lithographierten Karte. Lentner 9020; Pfister 4201. - Die Tafeln zeigen eine Gesamtansicht von Murnau gegen Norden, das Schloß von Murnau und die Insel Wörth. Die Karte zeigt die Umgebung mit Staffel-, Kochel- und Walchensee. - Beiliegt: "Urkundliche Darstellung über die Gründung und Errichtung der Marien-Säule im Markte Murnau im Jahre 1859". Mchn., Pössenbacher, 1860. 16 S. Mit lithographiertem Frontispiz. - Dieser seltene Anhang ist manchmal angebunden oder liegt wie hier, lose bei. - Einband leicht berieben und fleckig. Mit hs. Besitzvermerk, teils fleckig und mit alten Buntstiftkritzeleien. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE VOLTAIRE - en 13 volumes / DU TOME PREMIER AU TOME TREIZE / (voir Notice pour le sommaire)

      LIBRAIRIE DE FIRMIN DIDOT ET CIE 1855 - R320072597: 845 + 814 + 816 + 838 + 848 + 783 + 782 + 716 + 661 + 760 / Frontipsice sous serpente au Tomes 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 10 ). - 4 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. OMES ONZIEME, DOUZIEME ET TREIZIEME : 3 VOLUMES : GENERALE. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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