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        Illustrations, Historical and Genealogical, of King James's Irish Army List, (1689)

      Published by the author for the subscribers, Dublin 1855 - , xvi, 975 pages including index, publisher's advertisement at rear [1] First Edition , neatly rebacked with matching green cloth at spine, cloth a little faded in patches on boards, spine slightly sunned, corners rubbed, small neat owner's name on front free endpaper, faint foxing spots to prelims and some margins but text clean throughout, few fore-edges of pages with minor nicks, book in good condition , dark green blindstamped cloth, gilt titles to spine Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        1. Reise-Tagebuch des Missionars Joh. Aug. Miertsching, welcher als Dolmetscher die Nordpol-Expedition zur Aufsuchung Sir John Franklins auf dem Schiff Investigator begleitete. In den Jahren 1850 bis 1854.

      Gnadau, Verlag der Unitäts-Buchhandlung bei H. L. Menz und in Commission bei E. Kummer in Leipzig. 1855. Mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Karte im Anhang und zwei beigebundenen Büchern zur evangelischen Missionsgeschichte in der Südsee. 3 Titel in einem Band. 8vo. Späterer marmorierter Pappband mit zwei farbigen Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung, 1. Bd.: X, 1 Bl., 196 S. 2. Bd.: 4 Bll., 216 S. 3. Bd.: 4 Bll., 296 S.. Beigebunden sind: 2. Geschichte der christlichen Missionen auf den Freundschafts- oder Tonga-Inseln. Nebst einer kurzen Geschichte der Wesleyanischen Missions-Gesellschaft. Bremen/Cincinnati, Heyse/Swormstedt und Poe, 1857. Mit Porträt-Frontispiz, Illustrationen im Text und auf Tafeln, sowie einer gefalt. Karte. 3. Geschichte der christlichen Missionen auf den Fidschi-Inseln. Bremen, Verlag des Traktat-Hauses, 1860. Mit Illustrationen im Text und einer mehrfach gefalteten Karte. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Einband an den Kapitalen und Gelenken mit ganz kleinen Schabstellen. Innen stellenweise leicht braunfleckig, wenige Seiten etwas stärker, darunter die Karte von 2 und der Titel von 3.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Wanzke]
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        English Landscape Scenery: A Series of Forty Mezzotinto Engravings on Steel, by David Lucas. From Pictures Painted by John Constable

      London: Henry G. Bohn. 1855. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover with 1/2 leather boards, 1855, folio, unpaginated, illustrated with 40 mezzotint plates. Book near fine with hint of wear to corners, binding tight, text clean, with handsome gilt to edges of text block. No DJ. THIS LARGE, HEAVY BOOK WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING FEES.

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        1. Reise-Tagebuch des Missionars Joh. Aug. Miertsching, welcher als Dolmetscher die Nordpol-Expedition zur Aufsuchung Sir John Franklins auf dem Schiff Investigator begleitete. In den Jahren 1850 bis 1854.

      Verlag der Unitäts-Buchhandlung bei H. L. Menz und in Commission bei E. Kummer in Leipzig, Gnadau 1855 - 8vo. Späterer marmorierter Pappband mit zwei farbigen Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung, 1. Bd.: X, 1 Bl., 196 S. 2. Bd.: 4 Bll., 216 S. 3. Bd.: 4 Bll., 296 S. Mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Karte im Anhang und zwei beigebundenen Büchern zur evangelischen Missionsgeschichte in der Südsee. 3 Titel in einem Band. Beigebunden sind: 2. Geschichte der christlichen Missionen auf den Freundschafts- oder Tonga-Inseln. Nebst einer kurzen Geschichte der Wesleyanischen Missions-Gesellschaft. Bremen/Cincinnati, Heyse/Swormstedt und Poe, 1857. Mit Porträt-Frontispiz, Illustrationen im Text und auf Tafeln, sowie einer gefalt. Karte. 3. Geschichte der christlichen Missionen auf den Fidschi-Inseln. Bremen, Verlag des Traktat-Hauses, 1860. Mit Illustrationen im Text und einer mehrfach gefalteten Karte. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Einband an den Kapitalen und Gelenken mit ganz kleinen Schabstellen. Innen stellenweise leicht braunfleckig, wenige Seiten etwas stärker, darunter die Karte von 2 und der Titel von 3. 1050 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Wanzke]
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        Australia South Coast. Gulfs of St. Vincent and Spencer, Surveyed in 1802. By Capt[ai]n Finders R.N. with additions by Conrmp. T. Lipson and from Official Documents.

      Published according to Act of Parliament at the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty Sold by J.D. Potter Agent for the Admiralty Charts 31 Poultry 7 11 king St. Tower Hill June 1st Corrections to dec. 68 Jan. 70 1855 - Engraved blueback chart. Dimensions: 970 by 690mm (38.25 by 27.25 inches).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Origin and Progress of the Art of Writing

      Day and Son, London 1855 - Magnificent publisher's full black paper mache binding heavily formed in relief with red background, both covers and original spine with gilt lettering. A most scarce binding seldom found intact. Illustrated with 28 full-page plates, thirteen of which are chomolithographs. A gorgeous and certainly quirky production in the annals of publisher's bindings. A remarkable, near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Poesias .

      Porto, Sebastião José Pereira, 1855. - 306 pp., (1 l.). Small 8°, contemporary brown quarter calf, flat spine gilt (slight wear). Occasional light foxing, a few tears (including one to title) repaired without loss. Overall in very good condition. Author's presentation inscription at top of title-page to Conselheiro Bartholomeu dos Martyres Dias e Sousa (shaved by the binder). ---- FIRST EDITION of Novaes' first book; a second edition was published in 1856. Innocêncio quotes a contemporary review: "é um poeta satyrico e jocoso, unico no genero entre nós. . . . É o poeta mais querido do povo, que se ri e enthusiasma diante das suas zombarias metricas." In his native Porto, from 1852 to 1855, Novaes (1820-1869) directed the monthly periodical @Bardo, which published poets from the leading edge of the romantic movement, where progressivism and humanitarianism were beginning to replace contemplation and pessimism. This volume includes the poem that introduced @Bardo, and the other poems are in a markedly satirical vein. Novaes emigrated to Brazil in 1858.---- Innocêncio II, 255; IX, 205: without publisher or collation. On the author, see Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (1976), pp. 846-7. NUC: MiU, InU. OCLC: 728319419 (King's College London); cf. 63033066 (the second edition, 1856: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek). Not located in Porbase, which lists his @Novas poesias, Rio de Janeiro, 1881. Copac adds British Library and repeats King's College London. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        A Monograph of the British Nudibranchiate Mollusca. Seven volume set plus supplementary volume

      London: The Ray Society. G: in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed with minor edgewear. Closed tear to front board of volume II. Some browning. Occasional foxing and light marking within. Some pages uncut. 1855. First Edition. Blue cloth spine on grey card boards. 370mm x 260mm (15" x 10"). [680pp.]. 90 lithographic plates, many hand-coloured. Supplementary volume published in 1910. Plates not paginated in running order. Collation as follows: volume i: 10 plates; vol ii. 13 plates; vol iii. 11 plates; vol IV. 12 plates; vol v: 15 plates; vol vi. 12 plates; vol vii 9 plates; vol viii. 8 plates. .

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        THE LAST OF THE ARCTIC VOYAGES; Being a Narrative of the Expedition in H.M.S. Assistance. In search of Sir John Franklin, during the years 1852-53-54.

      London ;- Lovell Reeve 1855 - First Edition. With Notes on the Natural History, by Sir John Richardson, Professor Owen, Thomas Bell, J.W.Salter, and Lovell Reeve. 2 volumes. Hardback. Demy 8vo. Very Good in original gilt-decorated and lettered navy cloth (a little rubbed) Two folding Maps in end-pocket in facsimile otherwise complete with charts, plates and wood-engraving. xx + 383pps. + ads. (24)pps. / vii + 419pps. Salmon endpapers with original Westleys & Co. London. ticket. (Some foxing, heavy in places.) Inexpensive set of this Classic ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Halewood & Sons ABA ILAB]
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        Fountain in the courtyard of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Istanbul.

      c. 1855 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, photographer's credit and title in negative, pasted on original mount. Dimensions: 305 by 255mm. (10 by 11 inches).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        New York, PRINT, an extremely large fine authentic handcoloured steel engraving of New York by C. Mottram after J. W. Hill

      New York F. & G. W. Smith 1855 - engraved surface measuring approximately 725mm. by 1275 mm. overall measurement with margins and engraved caption 1013 mm. by 1520 mm. a truly magnificent steel engraved panoramic view of New York from the sea depicting sailing ships and steam boats, late impression sometimes known as a "restrike" printed by hand from the original antique steel printing plate made in 1855 and coloured by hand in watercolours, believed to be the largest size engraving ever produced of any subject, In immaculate fresh condition with colours unfaded. John William Hill, 1812 - 1879, a landscape and topographical painter and an aquatint engraver, he was the son of John Hill a skilled London printmaker who emigrated to America. He worked for the New York State Geological Survey. Known for his studies of American cities, as an admirer of John Ruskin, became a leading American Pre-Raphaelite.

      [Bookseller: Robert Kirkman Ltd ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Travels among Alpine scenery / by Dr. Cheever and J.T. Headley

      London : James Blackwood, 1855, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy in the original blind-tooled boards, with a gilt vignette to front panel. Gilt-tooled title to spine. Rebacked with the original spine laid back. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 396 pages; Physical desc. : 396 p. , plates ; 18 cm. Subject: Alps - Description and travel - Travel literature.

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        JAPANESE WOOD BLOCK PRINT SHOWING THE BLACK SHIPS OF COMMODORE MATTHEW C. PERRY'S EXPEDITION ENTERING TOKYO HARBOR].

      [Tokyo? ca. 1855?] - 24 1/2 x 16 inches. Matted. Old fold lines, some minor wear and soiling. Near fine. Large wood block print, comprised of two sheets, showing the disposition of the Japanese soldiers and ships in preparation for the arrival of Commodore Perry's American fleet, seen sailing into Tokyo harbor at the right side of the image. The top third of the print is comprised of text (in Japanese characters). Three large American ships dominate the right side of the print, while several smaller boats dot the rest of the harbor. The whole is dotted with Japanese characters, denoting various people and places around the harbor. Perry first arrived in Japan on July 8, 1853, with a fleet of four ships, flying his pennant on the steam frigate, Susquehanna. This first visit lasted ten days, and culminated with Perry's presentation of a letter from the President of the United States to the Japanese commissioners on July 14. He then absented himself for seven months, returning on February 11, 1854 for a stay of over four months. He negotiated a treaty opening Japan to trade with the western world, providing for a U.S. consul in Japan, and protecting visiting ships and crews. Perry's visit to Japan remains one of the most important events in the diplomatic history between western and eastern nations. A handsome print, showing the Japanese side of this important historic event.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        A Dialogue between John Bull and the Czar [and] The Russians Won't Come Out.

      E. Hodges London ca. 1855 - 2 broadsheets (25.5 x 18 and 25.2 x 19 cm). Printed on think paper, two columns; one with small spotting and minor losses. Loose as issued. Uncommon single sheets: charming pieces of British propaganda against the Russians.

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        Life of Field-Marshal Lord Raglan:

      London: W.H. Smith and Son, , 1855. with a Review of the Military Operations in the Crimea. Reprinted, by Permission from 'The United Service Magazine.' Small octavo (164 × 97 mm) Original red embossed cloth, title gilt within laurel wreath to the upper board, mid-blue surface-paper endpapers. Die-cut and embossed memorial card "Sacred to the Memory of the Heroes slain in the Battles of Alma, Inkerman & the Eastern War." Very slightly rubbed, mild off-set from the card at the endpapers, but overall a really excellent copy. First edition. Extremely uncommon memorial volume - just 4 copies on OCLC, none in the US, all but the BL copy apparently second editions - this much enhanced by the addition of the extremely attractive card, which, mounted against the blue of the endpapers, gives the impression of a Wedgwood plaque. This copy with the ownership inscription of the Rev. J.N. Dalton, tutor to Queen Victoria's grandsons Prince Albert Victor (Eddy), Duke of Clarence and Avondale, and his younger brother Prince George, Duke of York (afterwards George V). Dalton accompanied them on their world cruise on the Bacchante, later Eddy's governor at Trinity, and his personal chaplain on his ascending to the throne.

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        The Past Campaign: A Sketch of The War in the East, from the Departure of Lord Raglan to the Capture of Sevastpol.

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855 - 2 volumes octavo. Original yellow ochre cloth, title lettered in gilt to the spine, blind panelling to the boards, salmon pink surface-paper endpapers, edvertising to the pastedowns. Slightly rubbed, spines a little dulled, a scatter of foxing, but otherwise an excellent set, unopened, small contemporary ink-stamps - "Heir-loom John Brymer" - to the title pages. First edition. "This narrative of the past campaign in the East records the exciting scenes which I witnessed It makes no pretension to Military criticism" (To the Reader). Woods was special correspondent for the Morning Herald at the Crimean War, one of the least common accounts of the conflict and here in an excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Carus").

      Dresden, 31. März 1855.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Indem ich anbey die Correcturen zurückgehen lasse, kann ich sogleich die Hälfte der Uebersetzung beyfügen, da ich - die Kürze der Zeit bedenkend - Hrn. Dr. Thienemann gleich von dem Duplicat der Correctur das eine (auch corrigirt) zugesendet hatte, damit er nur an die Arbeit gehen möchte, was er denn auch sofort ausgeführt hat. - Ebenso sende ich die D'Altonsche Platte mit, worauf noch ein paar Kleinigkeiten mit Rotstift bemerkt sind, die noch leicht nachgetragen werden können. Die andern Platten sind richtig [...]". - Ohne die erwähnten Korrekturen zu den "Erläuterungstafeln zur vergleichenden Anatomie", die Carus von 1826-55 mit Eduard d'Alton und nach dessen Tod mit A. W. Otto herausgegeben hatte. - Beide Seiten jeweils mit kleinen zeitgenössischen Vermerken; mit kleineren Randläsuren.

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        11 tlw. eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Alexandria, 1855-1963.. Zus. 91 S., 8°. u. 4°.. Inhaltsreiche und interessante Briefe, hauptsächlich über geographische und geopolitische Angelegenheiten in Ägypten und anderen Ländern Afrikas. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - Mit einer Beilage. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. -

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        Essai sur l'Inegalite des Races Humaines.

      Paris & Hanover: Firmin Didot freres & Rumpler, 1853-1855 - 4 volumes, octavo (214 × 128 mm). Contemporary French red quarter morocco, decorative gilt spines, red morocco-grain cloth boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A little foxing. All half-titles present. A very attractive set of this very scarce work, according to En francais dans le texte only 500 sets were printed. First edition of Gobineau's magnum opus and a work which made a deep and dark impression on European thought and action, albeit one "quite disproportionate to its scholarly insignificance and inconsequential argumentation" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Gobineau (1816-1882) "proclaimed the theory, since entirely disproved, that "race" is a permanent and immutable phenomenon, and he proclaimed the unchallengeable superiority of the white race over all others (.) This farrago of biological nonsense, wishful romanticism and imperialistic dreams was lapped up eagerly by French and German intellectuals" (PMM). The influence on German thinkers and artists such as Nietzsche and Wagner led to Gobineau's theories feeding down to Hitler and the Nazis. En francais dans le texte 271; Printing and the Mind of Man 335.

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        Amiraute - Embarcation de l'Amiral.

      Impr. Lemercier Paris -60 1855 - Coloured lithograph plate by Schulz after Brindesi. Dimensions: 385 by 510mm. (15 by 20 inches). From "Souvenirs de Constantinople".

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        The Practice of Photography, A Manual for Students and Amateurs

      Photographic Instituion, London, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Revised EditionDELAMOTTE, PHILIP H. The Practice of Photography, A Manual for Students and Amateurs, London: Photographic Institution, 1855. 12mo, second edition, revised, pp. viii, 166, 10 (ads), original green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration and gilt-stamped lettering on upper panel, rebound and rebacked, with two blanks added to the front and one blank added to the rear. Frontis albumen print, rear endpage with a manuscript formula for "Writing upon glass." The author famously photographed London's Crystal Palace while it was under construction from 1851 to 1854. The print (about 3.75x5.5 inches or 9x14cm) he used for the frontispiece here shows the Colossi of Aboo Simbel display in the Palace, near completion. This manual is very scarce in any edition. The formula set down by hand here apparently provides a way to get captions into prints. It is unknown to me who wrote it. For more on Delamotte's Crystal Palace project, see Parr & Badger, V.1., p. 42. Condition of this book: Boards rubbed at corners. Leaves tight, but the frontis is foxed, mostly off the image, with soiling in the gutter. The image itself is surprisingly sharp but with the yellowing common to albumen prints, and the darker areas showing some mirroring. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 19th century; Photography. Inventory No: 52116.

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci opera cum novo commentario ad modum Joannis Bond

      Parisiis: Ex typographia firminorum Didot, 1855.

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        Het ijsvermaak op de Maas te Rotterdam in Februarij 1855. Met bijschriften.

      Rotterdam/Leyden, Van Gogh & Oldenzeel/Sythoff, (1855). - Oblong 4to. IV+35+(2) pp. Met gelithogr. titel & 6 kleurenlitho's van G.J. Bos, gedrukt door P.W.M. Trap. Gebonden. Half linnen met gelithogr. voorplat (zelfde als titelpag.). Goed ex. (Randen wat geschaafd, hoeken l. besch.; ex-libris voorin; enkele roestvlekjes op de platen, titelpag. op de blanke achterzijde wat meer roestvlekkig). * Landwehr, Dutch books with coloured plates, 481.

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        ICONOGRAFIA ESPANOLA: COLLECCION DE RETRATOS, ESTATUAS, MAUSOLEOS Y DEMAS MONUMENTOS INÉDITOS DE REYES, REINAS, GRANDES CAPITANES, ESCRITORES, ETC Desde el Siglo XI hasta el XVII, copiados de los orginales.

      Madrid, Imprenta de Don Ramon Campuzano, 1855-1864. In folio (mm. 557 x 370), 2 voll., mz. pelle coeva con ang. (lievi abras.), taglio sup. dorato, pp.nn. 16 (di introduzione) e una straordinaria raccolta di 92 magnifiche tavv. disegnate dal vero da Valentin Carderera e litografate in tinta (9 sono cromolitografie), ciascuna con una o più figure, con testo biografico e descrittivo, in spagnolo e in francese, dello stesso Carderera. Collezionista, archeologo, pittore e scrittore spagnolo, Valentin Carderera y Solano (Huesca 1796 - Madrid 1880) fu un profondo studioso del mondo medioevale e un entusiasta valorizzatore dell?'opera di Goya, soprattutto nell?'ambito della incisione. Unendo l?'interesse archeologico per i cimeli del passato e le più moderne tecniche di stampa, l?'artista ci mostra con la sua eccezionale raccolta una galleria di uomini e donne illustri della storia spagnola. Con i suoi disegni di re, regine, religiosi, capitani e scrittori, "l?'Iconografia espanola" rende omaggio alle figure più incisive di certa storia patria che Carderera e i suoi contemporanei contruibuirono a costruire. La collezione - considerata il suo capolavoro - presenta anche statue, mausolei, sepolcri e monumenti, armi, armature e i più curiosi costumi che coprono un lasso di tempo di sette secoli, dall?'XI al XVII. Come precisato nel prologo: ?"Nous avons suivi, dans cet ouvrage, le cours des événements les plus saillants en y ajoutant une courte notice historique sur l?'art, les costumes et les usages, et nous avons adapté pour cela l?'ordre chronologique des personnages comme étant le plus logique et le plus clair?". La raccolta apre con le immagini di: Don Fernando I, el Magno - Don Alonso VI - D.a Urraca - su esposo D. Ramon de Borgona - D. Alonso VII, el Emperador e termina con Santa Teresa de Jesus y su hermana D.a Juana Ahumada. "Rarissima edizione originale". Con ingialliture o fiorit. per lo più marginali, ma certamente un buon esemplare su carta forte.

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        Civilta Cattolica: Deutsche Ausgabe (3 Jahrgänge) - Jg. I (1855) bis Jg. III (1857) einheitlich gebunden!,

      Coppenrath'sche Buch- und Kunsthandlung; 1855 - 1857. - je Band/ Jahrgang ca. 950 Seiten; schöner Marmorschnitt; Der Erhaltungszustand des hier angebotenen Werks entspricht der bisherigen Nutzung und dem Alter. Einband und Schnitt sind leicht staubschmutzig. Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ teilweise leicht stockfleckig; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ALTSCHRIFT! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2300

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        The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque; A Poem In 3 volumes

      , London: Published by Nattali and Bond, , [1855] , 272, 277, & 279 pages, illustrated with 80 hand coloured aquatints plus an extra hand coloured title page in volume 3 not mentioned in the list of plates

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        DE’ MONUMENTI DI PERUGIA ETRUSCA E ROMANA, DELLA LETTERATURA E BIBLIOGRAFIA PERUGINA Nuove pubblicazioni per cura del Conte Giancarlo Conestabile.

      Perugia, Tipografia Bartelli, (1855-56). In-4 p. (mm. 300x215), 3 parti in 1 vol., cartonato muto coevo + Atlante di tavole in folio (mm. 500x375). Il vol. di testo è così suddiviso: Parte prima, ?"Della vita, degli studi, e delle opere di Giambattista Vermiglioli?", pp. (10),180 + ?"Appendice di documenti: Lettere o estratti di lettere indirizzate a G. Vermiglioli / varietà?", pp. CLII / Parte seconda, ?"Il sepolcro dei Volunni?", pp. 148 / Parte Terza, ?"Monumenti della necropoli del Palazzone circostanti al sepolcro de?' Volunni?", pp. (12),248, con 1 tav. f.t. In fine ?"Aggiunte, mende e dilucidazioni. L?'Atlante (contenuto in astuccio mod. in tela con legacci), è completo di 109 magnifiche tavv. sciolte incise in rame (alc. a colori) ed è così composto: bross. edit. (restaur.), foglio di titolo, indice delle tavv. I-XVI che illustrano il "Sepolcro dei Volunni e dei monumenti" / Titolo, indice delle tavv. XVII-XXVI (le tavv. sono in effetti 11 perchè la 21 è bis) che illustrano i "Monumenti circostanti al sepolcro dei Volunni" / Titolo, indice delle tavv. XXVII-CVI + tavv. A e B, che illustrano "Monumenti venuti alla luce per escavazioni eseguite in vari punti del territorio di Perugia ed in parte esistenti nel museo o nelle collezioni particolari di detta città, in parte nei musei esteri, in parte smarriti o distrutti". "Edizione originale" di questa importante opera. Raro trovarla completa. Cfr. Borroni,II (IV/II),7383 - Brunet,V,1143 - Graesse,VII,286. Bell?'esemplare, ben conservato. "Giovanni Battista Vermiglioli (1769-1848) fu archeologo, storico e numismatico. La sua attività di studioso fu rivolta ad illustrare in ogni campo e in ogni epoca la vita culturale perugina". Cosi' Diz. Treccani,XII, p. 711.

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        TA., Vendome Platz, m. d. Napoleonsäule, "Retour de Crimee. Les Premiers Regiments de la Garde Imperiale et de la Ligne rentrant de Crimee ont ete passes en Revue a la Bastille par Emperereur, ils defilent devant leurs Majestes sur la Place Vendome ( 29 Decembre 1855".

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Bayot et Benoist n. Gobaut, 1855, 44 x 66. Prachtvolles Blatt. Blick auf den PLatz mit der Parade der Krimtruppen. Die Napoleonssäule rechts im Bild. Unter der Darstellung Portraits von 8 wichtigen Personen des öffentlichen Lebens.

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        Berliner Rennen 1853, 6 Blätter ( wohl vollständig).

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. Kaiser b. L. Sachse & Co. Berlin, um 1855, je 48 x 64,5. Folge von Reitsport Motiven Berlins, die wohl von und nach Friedrich Kaiser geschaffen wurde: Blatt 1: Wettfahrt. - Blatt 2: Rennen mit Hindernissen. - Blatt 3: Nach dem Rennen. - Blatt 4: Unfall beim Rennen. - Blatt 5: Rennen der Landwehr-Cavallerie-Pferde. - Blatt 6: Rennen auf freier Bahn . - Blatt 3 leicht beschnitten und ohne die typographische Untertitelung. - Von großer Seltenheit.

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        Das russische Gesandtschafts Hotel in Berlin. L'Hotel de l'ambassadage de russie a Berlin.

      . Aquatinta v. Schulin n. Henning b. Hübenthal & Comp., um 1855, 18,7 x 28. Kiewitz 560; Ernst, Carl Julius Henning, Nr. 2. - Blick zur russ. Botschaft, zugleich dek. Ansicht der Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden" i. Hgr. das Brandenburger Tor.

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        PATROLOGIAE CURSUS COMPLETUS, SERIES SECUNDA, TOMUS CCXIV - CCXV - CCXVI - CCXVII: SAECULUM XIII, INNOCENTII III ROMANI PONTIFICIS OPERA OMNIA, TOMIS QUATUOR DISTRIBUTA

      J.-P. Migne 1855 - RO40177963: 1232 + 1668 + 1312 + 1210 pages. Texte en latin sur 2 colonnes, chacune étant paginée. Pièces de titre rouges et noires et étiquettes de code sur les dos. Auteur, titre, tomaison, fleurons, bandeaux et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches marbrées. Ex-libris de la Bibliothèque de l'Institut Catholique de Toulouse au dos des 1ers plats. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos et bords des plats frottés. Sive Bibliotheca Universalis, Integra, Uniformis, Commoda, Oeconomica, Omnium SS. Patrum, Doctorum Scriptorumque Ecclesiasticorum. Qui ab Aevo Apostolico ad Usque Innocentii III Tempora Floruerunt. Accurante J.-P. Migne. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Manual of Operative Surgery and Surgical Anatomy

      New York, London, Paris: H. Bailliere, J. B. Bailliere, 1855. Hard Cover. Very Good /Medical. A very good hardcover copy, this was the surgery manual used during the U.S. Civil War. Translated from the original french, edited, and with additions for the American edition. Designed to serve as a compantion to ordinary surgical texts. Covers have some rubbing and scuffs. Former owner's name on inside cover. Well-illustrated with many plates, including fold outs. No marking on pages, occasional moisture mark or light soiling. Truly excellent condition for its age. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Medical; Inventory No: 012124.

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        FIVE YEARS IN DAMASCUS: INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORY, TOPOGRAPHY, AND ANTIQUITIES OF THAT CITY; WITH TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN PALMYRA, LEBANON, AND THE HAURAN (VOLUMES I & II, SIGNED)

      John Murray, 1855, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Complete in two volumes: Volume I: x (1) 395pp; frontis. + 14 illus., 2 folding. Volume II: vi (1) 372pp + 32p publisher's advertisements; 15 illus., 1 folding (large map of Damascus, properly repaired). Original brown cloth with gilt titles and dec., expertly rebacked, preserving the original spines and end-papers. Some foxing of prelims, minor edgewear to covers, but overall a very nice copy. This is also an association copy in that it was the property of Henry Baker Tristram (1822-1906), with signed presentation inscriptions in both volumes from the publisher, John Murray to Tristram, and Tristram's bookplate in each volume. Laid in is a 4p letter, hand-written and signed by the author, J.L. Porter, to Tristram, dated 22 March, 1875, describing to Tristram his latest travels on the Moab Plains in 1874. (Tristram was the author of 'The Land of Israel, A Journal of Travels in Palestine', published in 1855.), Book

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        Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV by Sir John Froissart translated from the French Editions with variations and additions of many celebrated MSS by Thomas Johnes to which are prefixed A Life of the Author, An Essay on his Works, and a Criticism on His History

      Henry G Bohn, London, 1855. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Quarto. 2-volume set (complete). .. Two complete ex college library volumes in hessian binding with red gilt titled label to spine. Boards of both volumes worn and rubbed but still very secure. Book plate on front paste downs. Both volumes all edges gilt. Vol I - xlvii, 768 pp, 2 illuminated title pages, 33 brightly coloured CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS and 65 text cuts. Vol II - xiv, 733 pp, illuminated title page, 39 brightly coloured CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS and 51 text cuts. Some very light tanning to contents with slightly heavier foxing affecting about 20 pages of vol II otherwise it is very light and sporadic. There is some faint offsetting onto plate guards and some light thumb marks but overall the copies are in very good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Europe; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Inventory No: 14688..

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        Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV by Sir John Froissart translated from the French Editions with variations and additions of ... (Truncated)

      Henry G Bohn, 1855, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketFull Book Title: Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV by Sir John Froissart translated from the French Editions with variations and additions of many celebrated MSS by Thomas Johnes to which are prefixed A Life of the Author, An Essay on his Works, and a Criticism on His HistorySize: Quarto. 2-volume set (complete). .. Two complete ex college library volumes in hessian binding with red gilt titled label to spine. Boards of both volumes worn and rubbed but still very secure. Book plate on front paste downs. Both volumes all edges gilt. Vol I - xlvii, 768 pp, 2 illuminated title pages, 33 brightly coloured CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS and 65 text cuts. Vol II - xiv, 733 pp, illuminated title page, 39 brightly coloured CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS and 51 text cuts. Some very light tanning to contents with slightly heavier foxing affecting about 20 pages of vol II otherwise it is very light and sporadic. There is some faint offsetting onto plate guards and some light thumb marks but overall the copies are in very good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Europe; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Inventory No: 14688.

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        legislacion mejicana o sea coleccion completa de las leyes degretos y circulares que se han expedido desde la consumacion de la Independencia Tomo que comprede De Enero A Diciembre de 1850

      De Juan R. Navarro, Mexico, Mexico 1855 - Manuel de la Peña y Peña, José Joaquín Herrera, Many laws and proclamations, relating to the Mexican-American War and it's aftermath. A particularly volatile time in the history of Mexico, 1850. Rare. Stamp of a film company few places in the text. Original boards backed in red leather. * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Edo, Japan: Tsuta-ya Kichizo, 1855. 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.. Signed by Illustrator. Very Good. Illus. by Hiroshige. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Cotton is king: Or, The culture of cotton, and its relation to agriculture, manufactures and commerce; to the free colored people; and to those who hold that slavery is in itself sinful;

      Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co, 1855. First edition.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. NOT A REPRODUCTION, true first, rare, important, anti-slavery book, moderate shelfwear, a gouge to the spine and to the base of some interior pages at gouge site, see photo, some dampstaining to the margins,. 210 p.

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        The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland. By Thomas Moore, Edited by John Lindley. Nature-Printed by Henry Bradbury

      London: Published by Bradbury and Evans, 1855 [-1856]. First edition, folio, [10, 152]pp., 51 leaves of nature-printed plates, all printed in colours, by Bradbury & Evans under the direction of Henry Bradbury, some slight spotting and offsetting from tissue guards, endpapers, title and a few preliminary leaves a little creased, tear to centre of title expertly repaired with archival paper, several other expert repairs to a couple of text leaves, cont. half green morocco, rebacked with the original spine laid-down all edges gilt. First edition of Bradbury's chef d'oeuvre and a fine example of Nature Printing. Henry Bradbury (1831-1860), eldest son of William Bradbury of Bradbury & Evans, published the present work in 17 monthly parts between June 1855 and September 1856. With text by Thomas Moore (curator of the Chelsea botanic garden and co-editor of Gardener's Chronicle) and edited by John Lindley (1799-1865), the work was one of the first of the genre printed in Britain. Bradbury went on to publish an octavo edition of the present work and a four-volume work with nature-printed plates of sea-weeds. It is not known how the controversy surrounding nature printing affected Bradbury, but he committed suicide at the age of 29 by drinking acid. He left a number of unrealised projects, including two further nature-printed works on fungi and trees. The story behind the development of Nature Printing and Bradbury's role in this development has been most extensively detailed by Cave & Wakeman. Fischer 89; Nissen BBI 1400; Stafleu & Cowan 6275; Cave & Wakeman, Typographia Naturalis.

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        SONG OF HIAWATHA.|THE

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. original blind stamped cloth, with gilt lettering on spine. 12mo. original blind stamped cloth, with gilt lettering on spine. iv, 316, 12 pages. First edition, first state (BAL 12112). With notes, a vocabulary and 12 pages of advertisements dated November 1855. Only a hint of wear at spine ends. Well preserved copy.

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        Hunter's Ottawa Scenery, in the Vicinity of Ottawa City, Canada

      Ottawa, Canada: by the author, 1855 - Superb plates, and the first, largest and most impressive viewbook by this Canadian artist and designer (1823-1894), who subsequently published topographical works on Niagara and eastern Canada (see Lande 1862-866), including a "Panoramic Guide from Niagara Falls to Quebec" which was frequently reprinted. As well as a fine folding map and the lithographed title page, the plates for his OTTAWA SCENERY, printed by Bufford in Boston, include: (1) Bird's Eye View of Chaudière Falls; (2) Rideau Falls; (3) View of Locks; (4) View from Barrack Hill - Looking Down the Ottawa; (5) View from Barrack Hill; (6) Junction of the Gatineau with the Ottawa river; (7) The Approach of the Suspension Bridge; (8) Suspension Bridge over Chaudière Falls; (9) The Big Kettle; (10) A Portion of the Chaudière Falls, from the North; (11) The Chasm, Chaudière Falls; (12) View from Interior of Chasm; (13) Timber Slide; (14) Natural Curiosity Ottawa River Among its many attractions, this book represents the earliest known book work of Winslow Homer, who signed one plate for this edition ("View of Locks"); 8 are signed by Newell. The 5 others which are unsigned are" attributable to Homer on grounds of style" (Tatham) (HOMER, WINSLOW) Second edition (with text re-set and signed with letters). Small folio (13-1/2 x 10-1/4 inches). 19pp. Folding map, lithograph title page, and 14 oval tinted lithographed plates by Bufford of Boston, after drawings by Hunter drawn on the stone by Winslow Hunter and John Perry Newell. Original brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering on upper cover, rebacked in cloth, corners bumped and edges rubbed, binding shaken; a few smudges to margins of plates. TPL, 3563; Lande, 1861; Tatham, WINSLOW HOMER AND THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK, pp. 23-24; 33937 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        My Own A, B, C, Illustrated,

      T. W. Strong, Pub. n.d. (1855), New York - 4 by 6 inches, closed. Glossy printed paper boards, bearing the cover title: "Illustrated / My Own / ABC / T. W. Strong N. Y." Within is one sheet folded accordion-style and affixed to the rear cover. Extended it reaches approximately 108 inches. Each "page" bears a letter of the alphabet, all colored by hand. E is for Esquimeaux; N is for Napoleon; V is for Queen Victoria; H is for Highlander, and so forth. Light foxing; several of the folds have been neatly repaired from behind; page 'Y' has been supplied from a different copy; evidence of old repairs to some of the folds; covers rubbed and worn; but still a very good copy and quite rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Erinnerungs-Album an Reichenhall und Berchtesgaden in 16 schönen Stahlstich-Ansichten.

      Salzburg, G. Baldi o. J. [ca. 1855].. qu.-gr.-8°. Titelbl., 16 Stahlstich-Taf. OLn. m. Gold- u. Blindpräg. Schönes Expl.. Ansichten von. Bad Reichenhall, Bad Achselmannstein, St. Zeno, Bad Kirchberg, St. Pankraz und Karlstein, Großgmain, Schwarzenberg-Klamm, Staubbach-Fall, Bad Unken, Thumsee, Berchtesgaden, Königssee, Salzburg mit der Carolinenbrücke, Schneizlreuth, Unken

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