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        "Palais des Prinzen zu Preußen. Le palais du Prince de Prusse".

      . Aquatinta (in Stahl) F. v. Brohm b. Hubenthal & Comp., um 1855, 19 x 28. Kiewitz 86: Ernst, Brohme 2. - Blick von der Universität aus. Links die Bibliothek, rechts das Reiterstandbild Friedrich des Großen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Mary Lyndon; or, Revelations of a Life (Women's Rights / Free Love Interest)

      New York: Stringer and Townsend, 1855. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. (Biography) NICHOLS, Mary Gove. Mary Lyndon; or, Revelations of a Life: An Autobiography. New York: Stringer and Townsend, 1855. First Edition. Duodecimo, 7.75 x 5.25 inches. Hardcover, original brown cloth, 388 pages. Foxing and toning to pages with some damp-staining. Musty smell. Spine toned and worn. Cloth tears to front joint. Boards rubbed with slight soiling. Edge wear with bumping to corners and chipping to spine. Fair condition. <br><br> Mary Gove Nichols was an American writer and advocate of free love, womenâ&#128;&#153;s rights, and health reform. Since previous books and pamphlets that endorsed the concept of free love were actually authored by men, her autobiography became the first case against marriage written from a woman&#39;s point of view.

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        Reports Of Explorations and Surveys, To Ascertain The Most Practical And Economical Route For a Railroad From The Mississippi To The Pacific Ocean

      1855 - Pacific Railroad Surveys 1855-1861 Uniformly Bound Set Title: Reports Of Explorations and Surveys, To Ascertain The Most Practical And Economical Route For a Railroad From The Mississippi To The Pacific Ocean Set bound in natural quarter leather, marbled paper and leather corners. 12 volumes in 13 as published. Bindings are new and in fine condition. Text blocks to all copies are tight with usual aging issues as described below. Price: $12,500. Volume 1. A.OF. Nicholson, Washington, 1855 House of Representatives Complete. No Plates as issued. Clean copy. Title-pages and next 2 pages with light foxing. Occasional light foxing, else very clean copy. Volume 2. A.O.F. Nicholson, Washington, 1855 House of Representatives Complete. 37 Plates and 2 folding maps (26 B&W shells & flowers; 13 lithographs in color). Generally clean copy, edge stain to first 34 pages, plates clean with the exception of light foxing to one botany plate. Volume 3. A.OF. Nicholson, Washington, 1855 House of Representatives Complete. 31 plates and 3 folding maps (21 lithographs in color, 8 topology plates; 2 botany plates). Volume is generally clean. Clean plates. Occasional light foxing. Several pages with toning. Occasional light foxing. Volume 4. Beverley Tucker, Washington, 1856 Senate Complete. 59 B&W botanical plates and 1 folding map. Text clean. Toning to several plates and occasional edge foxing. Volume 5. Beverley Tucker, Washington, 1856 Senate Complete. 77 plates (39 botanical plates; 8 folding topology maps; 2 single page maps and 28 color lithographs. This volume contains the scarce Los Angeles plate. Plates clean. Several pages with toning else a clean text. Volume 6. Beverley Tucker, Washington, 1857 Senate Complete. 49 plates (15 plates with animals, birds & Fish; 17 botanical plates; 17 lithographs in color. Plates clean, pages with toning, else a clean text. Volume 7. A.OF. Nicholson, Washington, 1857 House of Representatives Complete. 51 plates (10 with shells, 14 topology, 8 with plants, 11 with graphs and 8 lithographs in color). Occasional light foxing to the text, topology plate with light foxing, else clean plates. Volume 8. A.OF. Nicholson, Washington, 1857 House of Representatives Complete. 43 plates of mammal skulls. Top fore edge corner with light stain throughout. Stain to plates not affecting the images. Overall text is remarkably clean. Volume 9. A.OF. Nicholson, Washington, 1858 House of Representatives Complete. No plates as issued. Very light damp stain at fore edge throughout, else very clean text. Volume 10. Beverley Tucker, Washington, 1859 Senate Complete. 122 plates of reptiles, birds, mammals and snakes. Several bird plates with wonderful copy, remainder of the plates are in B & W. Light foxing to the title-page and first 5 pages. Several of the B & W plates with foxing. Bird plates in color are clean. Volume 11. George W. Bowman, Washington, 1861 Senate Complete. Volume with 33 maps including 4 single plates and 29 large fold out. Also contains 8 B & W lithographs and 5 folding B & W panoramas. Maps brittle but in generally very good condition, with usual creases and small tears. Light foxing to the plates and one fold out. Text at front of volume with heavy foxing. Overall a decent copy of the a very scarce volume. Volume 12-1. Thomas H. Ford, Washington, 1860 House of Representatives Complete. 70 plates, all lithographs in color and 3 folding maps. Plates and text are clean. Damp stain to gutter starting at page 256 to the end, not affecting the text. Only 2 of the plates have this staining. Index in back with staining to the fore edge. Volume 12-2. Thomas H. Ford, Washington, 1860 House of Representatives Complete. 51 plates. All but 2 are in B &W and are of plants, bugs, animals, birds and fish. Toning to 2 plates and occasional light foxing to others. Wonderful lithograph of bird in color. Foxing to the first 3 pages including the title-page. Occasional light foxing to the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Western Tourist and Emigrant&#39;s Guide Through the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin, and the Territories of Minesota [sic], Missouri, and Nebraska

      New York: J. H. Colton and Company, 1855. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Hard Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Title continued: Being an Accurate and Concise Description of Each State and Territory; and Containing The Routes and Distances on the Great Lines of Travel. Accompanied with a Large and Minute map, Exhibiting the Township Lines of the United States&#39; Surveys, the Boundaries of Counties, and the Position of Cities, Villages, and Settlements, Etc. Etc. Complete. 89 pages plus 35-page catalog at rear. Map present and firmly attached. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages with an occasion finger smudge. Some minor foxing at edge of text block. Owner&#39;s info inside front cover. Ink note on the front free endpaper, "Map Exhibiting the Section of Railroad Centering at Milwaukee with the connections with the East & the great Northern Road - Milwaukee Sentinel Extra." The map (approximately 26" x 21") by Smith is in nice shape; bright and colorful; missing a 1" triangular piece at right border. Cover has some minor wear and soiling. Gilt debossed title and decoration is somewhat faded but still legible.

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        [Manuscript]: The Lone Wanderer: or Joan and the Silver Dove: A Tale of Fairy Land: 1855

      1855. First. Holograph Manuscript. Octavo. 42, (2)pp. Ribbon-tied wrappers. Foredge gilt. Beautifully written in blue ink with decorated initials rubricated in red. Small chips to the edges of the wrappers, a pleasing very good or better manuscript. A fairy tale in both prose and verse. Fair knight Joan goes on a long journey looking for truth and a princess, shadowed by fairies. The fairies dose him with poppies, give him sweet dreams, and intimate that he shall find "thy silver dove," the Princess Alethia. Apparently unpublished, the manuscript is accompanied by a 1936 letter from the Library of Congress Copyright Office, replying to an inquiry and stating that the title is not recorded. Additionally none of the word combinations in the title reveal published works in OCLC or other comparable sources. A beautifully rendered and complete, unpublished fairy story. .

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        Flower Fables

      Boston: George W Briggs & Co, 1855. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Author&#39;s first book (printed nearly six years after written). Alcott composed this collection of nine stories for Ellen Emerson, daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Bound in original brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Gllt floral decoration to spine and front cover with embossed design to edges of boards. Variant binding with different floral device than typically issued to front cover. Minor rubbing to boards, fading to spine, and minor wear to edges of boards. Small open tear to bottom corner of front pastedown. Pencil inscription to front free endpage dated 1860. Six illustrations are all present; although one has a few creases to the edges. Occasional spots of foxing, smudging, and minor soiling to the interior. Tight binding overall with a few minor splits. 182 pages. CHILD/090814.

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        Colton&#39;s Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography

      New York: J.H. Colton & Co.. 1855-56. First. First edition. Two large folio volumes. 48.5 cm. Contemporary black half morocco and publisher&#39;s decorative gold and blind-stamped cloth boards. Volume one: Engraved vignette title page and 56 hand-colored plates, lacking plate no. 42 (Michigan), else complete; only the last plate (Patagonia) is uncolored. Volume two: Engraved vignette title page and 45 plates, most hand-colored, complete. The exterior binding of both volumes is fair only, with soiling and scuffing to the boards. Volume one, consisting of North and South America, etc., is broken, with age-toning, chipping, and scattered spotting to the text pages. The plates are very good, with scattered spotting, and with fraying, soiling, and small tears to the edges of about half of the plates, that is, to the margins outside of the printed borders. Only the last plate (Patagonia) is good only, with a bit more soiling and fraying to the edges; the rest are very good or better, all excellent impressions, the printing and hand-coloring bright and clean. The second volume, consisting of Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica, etc., lacks the spine back, and the front board is detached, but the text block is undamaged. The text pages and plates are very good and better, clean and bright, with moderate scattered spotting. .

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        Botanique. Organographie et Taxonomie. Histoire Naturelle des Familles Vegetales et des principales Especes suivant la Classification de M. Adrien de Jussieu. Avec l'Indication de leur Emploi dans les Arts, les Sciences et le Commerce.

      Paris, L. Curmer, 1855.. 3ieme ed. 28 cm. XXVIII, 387 (1) S. Mit 43 Tafeln, davon 23 fein handkolorierte Kupferstiche von Louis Dujardin nach Charles Francois Daubigny und 20 getönte Lithographien sowie zahlr. Holzschnitten im Text. Dekoriertes Leinen (Hardcover) mit Gold- und Blindprägung. Marmorierter Schnitt. Gut. Einband beschabt und berieben. Rückengelenk hinten fachmännisch erneuert, ausgefranste Kaitale geklebt..Vergoldung am Rücken teils abgefallen. Insgesamt etwas braunfleckig, die Tafeln jedoch nur schwach betroffen. Les trois Regnes de la Nature. Regne vegetale..

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        Ordensbuch sämmtlicher in Europa blühender und erloschener Orden und Ehrenzeichen

      Rudolph und Dieterici Dresden 1855 - Erste Auflage; Ebd. Ganzleder der Zeit mit reicher Deckel und Rückenvergoldung; Ecken und Kanten berieben, sont fest und in schönem Zustand; mit 44 nicht kolorierten Tafeln; zwei lose Tafeln; 255 Seiten; 17x26,5 cm; einige Braunflecken; Auf Vorsatz, schöne Widmung des Verfassers datiert Juni 1855; [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ten autograph letters, signed, to the Condessa de Rio Maior on the education of her son at the University of Coimbra. In Portuguese, on paper.

      Mostly written at Coimbra, @, @April 1853 to July 1855. - Written in ink, in a small, neat, legible hand. 20 ll. with 15 pp. of text. 8° (ranging from 19 x 12.5 cm. to 21.5 x 14 cm.), Some foldlines. Fine condition. ---- These 10 letters are reports by a leading Portuguese pedagogue on the academic progress of D. Antonio José de Saldanha Oliveira e Sousa (1836-1891), later fourth Conde and first Marquês de Rio Maior. D. Antonio was studying law at the University of Coimbra. The letters, dating from April 1853 to July 1855, include comments on D. António?s studies and the results of his exams. Several times O?Neill reports that the Conde de Rio Maior had joined his son in Coimbra. We assume that these letters were sent to the Condessa de Rio Maior, who is always addressed as ?Illmª Exmª Senhora? or ?Vª Exª.?D. Antonio was the firstborn son of the third Conde de Rio Maior, João Maria de Saldanha Oliveira e Sousa (1811-1872), a prominent figure in the Lutas Liberaes and in politics. In 1854 he served briefly as civil governor of Coimbra. His wife, D. Isabel Botelho Mourão e Vasconcelos, daughter of the Conde de Vila Real and lady-in-waiting to D. Maria II, was a prominent figure in her own right, known for her charitable works. The Rio Maior library (of the Casa da Anunciada) was one of the best private libraries ever formed in Portugal. Most of it was dispersed not long after the Portuguese revolution of April 1974.Henrique O?Neill (1821-1889), descendant of an Irish family that arrived in Portugal during the eighteenth century, was a distinguished and literate man. After receiving his degree in law from Coimbra he taught Portuguese at Göttingen, then returned to Lisbon to enter the judiciary. O?Neill counted among his acquaintances Alexandre Herculano and Antonio Feliciano de Castilho, and belonged to the Academia Real das Ciências de Lisboa and the Instituto de Coimbra. In 1873 he became @perceptor of D. Carlos and D. Afonso, the sons of D. Luis I, and @veador of Maria Pia of Savoy, D. Luis?s consort. For these services he was named Visconde de Santa Monica.---- On O?Neill, see Innocêncio X, 291 and @Aditamentos p. 184. See also @Grande enciclopédia XXVII, 228 on O?Neill, and XXV, 747-8 on the Condes de Rio Maior.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Buffon (12 Tomes - Complet) Tome 1 : Théorie de la Terre - Histoire générale des Animaux ; Tome 2 : L'Hommes - Les Quadrupèdes ; Tome 3 : Les Quadrupèdes ; Tome 4 : Les Singes - Additions aux quadrupèdes ; Tome 5 : Les oiseaux ; Tome 6 : Les oiseaux ; Tome 7 : Les oiseaux ; Tome 8 : Les oiseaux ; Tome 9 ; Tome 10 : Les Minéraux ; Tome 11 : Les Minéraux ; Tome 12 : Expériences sur les végétaux, arithmétique morale et Tables analytiques et raisonnées des matières contenues dans l'ouvrage entier

      Garnier Frères 1855 - Avec la nomenclature linnéenne et la classification de Cuvier, revue sur l'édition in-4° de l'Imprimerie Royale et annotées par M. Flourens, Nouvelle édition illustrée de 150 planches gravées sur acier d'après les dessins de MM. Traviès et Henry Gobin et coloriées avec le plus grand soin, 12 vol. in-4 (275 x 190 mm à la reliure) reliure postérieure demi-chagrin maroquiné rouge, dos à 5 nerfs, Garnier Frères, Paris, s.d., (1855-1857), Tome 1 : Théorie de la Terre - Histoire générale des Animaux, xxxvi-686 pp. avec 6 planches (dont portrait-frontispice de Buffon et 5 pl. coloriées dont 2 cartes ) ; Tome 2 : L'Hommes - Les Quadrupèdes, 667 pp. avec 23 pl. dont 22 pl. col. ; Tome 3 : Les Quadrupèdes, 597 pp. avec 19 pl. col. ; Tome 4 : Les Singes - Additions aux quadrupèdes, 680 pp. avec 12 pl. col. ; Tome 5 : Les oiseaux, 597 pp. avec 23 planches col. ; Tome 6 : Les oiseaux, 586 pp. avec 20 planches col. ; Tome 7 : Les oiseaux, 624 pp. avec 21 planches col.; Tome 8 : Les oiseaux, 631 pp. avec 20 planches col. ; Tome 9 : 670 pp., 1 f. blanc, 4 pp. et 2 ff. avec 6 pl. col. ; Tome 10 : Les Minéraux, 569 pp. ; Tome 11 : Les Minéraux, 609 pp. et 1 f. ; Tome 12 : Expériences sur les végétaux, arithmétique morale et Tables analytiques et raisonnées des matières contenues dans l'ouvrage entier, 824-6 pp. (avec la table de placement des planches) Complet. Agréable exemplaire de la nouvelle édition Garnier, avec les belles illustrations de Gobin et les magnifiques dessins de Traviès. L'ensemble est bien complet des 150 planches hors texte (dont 148 pl. coloriées). Bon état (frott. avec petits mq. à deux dos, un petit accroc avec un mq. à une coiffe, qq. petits chocs en coupes, qq. rouss., mais bel état par ailleurs, de bonne fraîcheur intérieure et de très jolie présentation). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die malerische und romantische Rhein-Pfalz,, dargestellt in Original-Ansichten in Stahlstich von Deutschlands bedeutesten Künstlern. Historisch-topographisch beschrieben von Franz Weiß. Nach dessen Tode neu herausgegeben v. W. Kuby,

      Neustadt a.d. Haardt, A. H. Gottschick, o. J. um 1855. - Mit 62 Stahlstichtafeln und einem allegorischem Titelblatt in Stahlstich, VIII, 288 Seiten, ordentliches Exemplar mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Mit 2 zusätzlichen Stahlstichen aus dem Inneren des Speyrer Domes Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 8°, rotes O Ln mit goldener Deckel- und Rückenprägung Dritte vielfach vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of an Expedition Up The Niger and Tshadda Rivers, Undertaken by MacGregor Laird, Esq. in Connection with the British Government, in 1854 with Map and Appendix

      London: Church Missionary House. 1855. First. First edition. Octavo. 234pp. Original figured cloth and gilt lettering. Contemporary bookplate of Abraham Lawrence. This copy lacks the small map and has some modest and not particularly disturbing spotting to the boards, else a bright, very good or better copy. Reprinted in 1970, the first edition is very uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        ORDER Of EXERCISES. Second Anniversary of the Pilgrim Sunday School Attached to the Unitarian Church, Stockton Street. On Sunday Evening, August 12th, 1855.

      Printed at the Mercantile Job Office, 130 Sansome Street., [San Francisco]: 1855 - Typographical border to entire. Broadside announces the 11 item agenda for this special service celebrating Pilgrim's Sunday School's second anniversary. A hand-inked addition is found after the 3rd item, noting the Prayer will be followed by "Baptism of Infants". Light rash to top margin edge [no text affected]. Faint fold-lines. A VG+ copy of this very rare 1850s San Francisco publication. 12-1/2" x 7-3/8". 1st printing (Greenwood 609, noting title from John Howell). Single Sheet, printed recto only. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Kate Aylesford: A Story of the Refugees

      Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson. (1855). First. First edition. Decorative blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine. Advertisements in rear. James H. Graff&#39;s decorative bookplate on front pastedown, owner&#39;s name inked on title and top page fine edges, spine ends and corners a bit worn, still a very good copy. A novel of a Victorian heroine set in the New Jersey Pine Barrens during the Revolutionary War. .

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        The Congressional Globe .: 31ST Congress to the 36TH Congress, 45 Volumes, Incomplete Set

      City of Washington 1855 - All Volumes Hardcover with marbled boards& leather spines. Printed 1850's. Please contact us for a complete list of volumes included in this set. (45 books) Includes Congressional Globes from the 31st Congress through the 36th Congress. Foxing / age tanning throughout. Minor shelf-wear, bumps, worn edges. Condition Considered in Pricing. For Additional Information or pictures, Please Inquire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colton&#39;s Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography

      New York: J.H. Colton & Co.. 1855-56. First. First edition. Two large folio volumes. 48.5 cm. Contemporary black half morocco and publisher&#39;s decorative gold and blind-stamped cloth boards. Volume one: Engraved vignette title page and 56 hand-colored plates, lacking plate no. 42 (Michigan), else complete; only the last plate (Patagonia) is uncolored. Volume two: Engraved vignette title page and 45 plates, most hand-colored, complete. The exterior binding of both volumes is fair only, with soiling and scuffing to the boards. Volume one, consisting of North and South America, etc., is broken, with age-toning, chipping, and scattered spotting to the text pages. The plates are very good, with scattered spotting, and with fraying, soiling, and small tears to the edges of about half of the plates, that is, to the margins outside of the printed borders. Only the last plate (Patagonia) is good only, with a bit more soiling and fraying to the edges; the rest are very good or better, all excellent impressions, the printing and hand-coloring bright and clean. The second volume, consisting of Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica, etc., lacks the spine back, and the front board is detached, but the text block is undamaged. The text pages and plates are very good and better, clean and bright, with moderate scattered spotting. .

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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, London 1855 - 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.) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHROMOLITHOGRAPH OF A "FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVE. RICHARD NORRIS & SON, LOCOMOTIVE BUILDERS, PHILADELPHIA."

      1855. 1855 - 16 5/8" x 11 3/4' lithograph image, matted and framed to a 25 1/4" x 21" total size. In 1856, J. H. Colton & Co., issued a Philadelphia commercial edition of its ATLAS OF AMERICA, on the cover of which was stamped "Colton's Atlas With Business Cards of the Prominent Houses in Philadelphia, Commercial Edition." This was an atlas in which the Colton firm sold different size advertisements to be placed within the atlas, so that among the fine maps of North and South America which appeared in all their atlases, this version included numerous advertisements for Philadelphia business firms. Among these was this colorful lithograph of a freight locomotive built by Richard Norris and Son Company of Philadelphia. The freight engine is owned by the Ohio-Indiana Railroad, whose name is positioned in front of the cab. The company's name appears twice on the engine. The print was lithographed by L. Haugg, and printed in color by A. Brett. While the imposing freight locomotive dominates the picture, to the right and in the background is a view of the Norris & Company factory. A bright, colorful, and imposing image of the freight locomotive makes this a highly desirable train print of the leading and largest locomotive manufacturer in the United States, if not the world, during the 1850s. Fine.

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        A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS ON SPITZBERGEN & GREENLAND, Comprising a Translation From F. Martens' Voyage to Spitzbergen: A Translation From Isaac De La Peyrere's Histoire Du Groenland: And God's Power and Providence in the Preservation of Eight Men in Greenland Nine Months and Twelve Days.

      The Hakluyt Society, London 1855 - London: The Hakluyt Society, 1855. 8vo. 4pp + [6pp] + xvi + 288pp. 2 b/w plates, 2 folding maps. Original turquoise cloth, very slightly faded, otherwise fine. 17th Century voyages to the Arctic, including Martens¿ important work on Spitzbergen, a translation of La Peyrere¿s "Relation de Groenland," first printed in 1647, and a small tract on Greenland by Pellham from 1630. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah, in Three Volumes [1st Edition]

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1855 - Octavo. 23cm. Half Leather Hardcover. First Edition. 1855. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. pp. xiv, 388, (iv), 426, (xi), 448. Published 1855-1856. Includes 14 plates, most tinted or in color, and 4 maps/plans (3 fold-out). All three volumes are uniformly bound in marbled boards with green leather on the corners and sides. Raised bands and gilt lettering on the backstrips.Covers worn, with chipping and peeling along edges. Most of the panels are detached (but all are present). Some attempts to repair binding visible on Vol. I. Pages show some occasional notation and marginalia throughout. Frontispiece of Vol.I is loose. Ads removed from the end of Vol. I. Also contains 4 tipped-in hand-drawn maps, inserted by a previous owner. They appear to be tracings or recreations of maps by Johann Burckhardt, swiss explorer and orientalist, of his travels in the same Middle Eastern area, from the first part of the 19th century. Princeton Library bookplates on the front pastedowns. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BRITISH GAME BIRDS AND WILDFOWL

      Groombridge & Sons 1855 - 1st 1855. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spine. Green decorated cloth with gilt vignettes. 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. Wear to cover edges; some darkening marks to edges of leather. Front joint is cracked, with some chipping. Some foxing and grubby marks to pages internally, but illustrations are exquisite! [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah: Vol. II - El-Medinah

      London: ongman Brown Green & Longmans 1855 - 1st edition HB in publisher original navy blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine, original terracotta endpapers and no inscriptions. Minor use/wear only with just a touch of faint minor scattered foxing, mainly to prelims. 426pp. incl. chromo-lithograph colour plate frontispiece, fold-out plan of El Meinah plus 1 further ill - all complete. (15 x 23cm)

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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. 2 VOLUMES.

      Henry G. Bohn, London 1855 - .[ VOL. I - xlvii, 768 pgs., VOL. II - xiv, 733 pgs.].TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH EDITIONS WITH VARIATIONS AND ADDITIONS FROM MANY CELEBRATED MSS. BY THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ. TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR, AN ESSAY ON HIS WORKS, AND A CRITICISM ON HIS HISTORY.BEAUTIFUL, BRIGHT, GILT FRAMED COLORED ILLUSTRATIONS IN BOTH VOLUMES.116 WOOD CUTS IN BOTH VOLUMES.HANDSOMELY BOUND IN RED LEATHER WITH DECORATIVE GILT STAMPING, 6 COMPARTMENTS AND 5 RAISED BANDS ON SPINES.GILT ON ALL EDGES.Inscribed to Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield and wife by Sir Francis Beaufort. Inglefield was an Admiral in the Royal Navy and an inventor of the Marine Hydraulic Steering Gear. Sir Beaufort was the creator of the Beaufort scale for indicating wind force and he became the Hydrographer of the British Admiralty.Professionally rebacked.BEAUTIFULLY BOUND SET. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans,, 1855&#150;6. 3 volumes, octavo, original dark blue cloth, title gilt to spines, decoration to the spines and decorative panels to the boards in black, terracotta endpapers. With 15 plates in all, 5 of which are chromolithographs, including the famous portrait of Burton as "The Pilgrim" mounted as frontispiece to Volume II, 8 single-tint lithographs, an engraved plate of "Bedouin and Wahhabi Heads..." and an engraved plan, together with 2 folding maps and a folding plan. Slight rubbing, spines a little darkened, Volume III slightly mottled on the boards, some discolouration of the endpapers, light marginal browning, occasional foxing to the fore-edge, very slight erosion at the tail edge of the last few leaves of Volume II, but overall a very good set. First edition. Forbidden to non-Muslims, less than half a dozen Europeans were known to have made the hajj, or pilgrimage, to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina and lived, and of those only the Swiss explorer J. L. Burckhardt had left a detailed account. Burton made the pilgrimage in complete disguise as a Muslim native of the Middle East, an exploit of linguistic and cultural virtuosity which carried considerable risk. During the several days that Burton spent in Mecca, he performed the associated rites of the pilgrimage such as circumambulating the Kaaba, drinking the Zemzem water and stoning the devil at Mount Arafat. His resulting book surpassed all preceding Western accounts of the holy cities, made him famous and became a classic of travel literature, described by T. E. Lawrence as "a most remarkable work of the highest value.

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        Manuscript]: The Lone Wanderer: or Joan and the Silver Dove: A Tale of Fairy Land: 1855

      1855 - Holograph Manuscript. Octavo. 42, (2)pp. Ribbon-tied wrappers. Foredge gilt. Beautifully written in blue ink with decorated initials rubricated in red. Small chips to the edges of the wrappers, a pleasing very good or better manuscript. A fairy tale in both prose and verse. Fair knight Joan goes on a long journey looking for truth and a princess, shadowed by fairies. The fairies dose him with poppies, give him sweet dreams, and intimate that he shall find "thy silver dove," the Princess Alethia. Apparently unpublished, the manuscript is accompanied by a 1936 letter from the Library of Congress Copyright Office, replying to an inquiry and stating that the title is not recorded. Additionally none of the word combinations in the title reveal published works in *OCLC* or other comparable sources. A beautifully rendered and complete, unpublished fairy story. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hymenophyllum tunbridgense

      London 1855 - Thomas Moore Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland London: 1855 Pressed Nature Prints 21&#148; x 17&#148; framed From the early fifteenth century onwards experiments with making prints from pressed leaves and flowers were conducted. The first ventures into this technique were relatively simple with the specimen inked and paper laid upon it. Pressure was then applied by hand to gain an impression. This rather crude method was advanced and perfected during the nineteenth century by the Imperial Printing Office in Vienna. Plants were now passed under pressure between a lead and a steel plate and an electrotype made, on the lead plate, from the impression. It was this innovative technique that Thomas Moore chose for the creation of the plates in his splendid book, Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland. The plates were produced for Moore by Henry Bradbury and are the finest example of nature-printing available. Indeed, Thomas Moore&#146;s book heralded a craze for ferns during the nineteenth century perhaps because of the exquisite delicacy of the images projected.

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        Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography

      J.H. Colton & Co., New York 1855 - First edition. Two large folio volumes. 48.5 cm. Contemporary black half morocco and publisher's decorative gold and blind-stamped cloth boards. Volume one: Engraved vignette title page and 56 hand-colored plates, lacking plate no. 42 (Michigan), else complete; only the last plate (Patagonia) is uncolored. Volume two: Engraved vignette title page and 45 plates, most hand-colored, complete. The exterior binding of both volumes is fair only, with soiling and scuffing to the boards. Volume one, consisting of North and South America, etc., is broken, with age-toning, chipping, and scattered spotting to the text pages. The plates are very good, with scattered spotting, and with fraying, soiling, and small tears to the edges of about half of the plates, that is, to the margins *outside* of the printed borders. Only the last plate (Patagonia) is good only, with a bit more soiling and fraying to the edges; the rest are very good or better, all excellent impressions, the printing and hand-coloring bright and clean. The second volume, consisting of Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica, etc., lacks the spine back, and the front board is detached, but the text block is undamaged. The text pages and plates are very good and better, clean and bright, with moderate scattered spotting. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LEHRBUCH DER PATHOLOGISCHEN ANATOMIE, 3 VOLS.

      1855 - ROKITANSKY, Carl. LEHRBUCH DER PATHOLOGISCHEN ANATOMIE, 3 VOLS. Vienna: Wilhelm Braumuller, 1855-61. vi + [2] + 391 + [1] pp./512 + [2] pp./557 + [1] pp. 8vo., half brown calf with raised bands and initials JCW on volumes 1 and 2, volume 3 with different style spine. Volumes 1 and 2 have marbled paper covered boards, volume 3 has dark grey cloth covered boards. Needs rebacking; volumes 1 and 2, spines partially detached; volume 3, front board detached, spine partially detached. Boards show moderate shelfwear, light staining to cloth on volume 3. This edition has been improved with corrections and illustrations. Virchow's criticism of the first edition impelled him to completely rewrite it; Garrison Morton notes "Rokitansky ranks with Morgagni as among the greatest of all writers on gross pathology" (see 2293). The first two volumes have the ink ownership of a James C. White of Vienna, dated 1856. As is.

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        Travels and Adventures in the Province of Assam, during a Residence of Fourteen Years

      London, Smith, Elder, and Co., , 1855. Octavo, original green slub-grained embossed cloth, title gilt to spine. Tinted lithographic frontispiece and 7 other similar plates, large folding route map with route marked in red, folding lithographed plan of the Hill Fort Konomah in the Naga Hills. Spine sunned, light damp-mottling to the lower board, a little rubbed, tissue-guards browned, light browning else, a very good copy. First edition. Butler was a major in the Company&#39;s 55th Bengal Native Infantry and served as the Principal Assistant to the Governor General on the North East Frontier of Assam. His purpose here is to describe "the habits, customs, and manners of the remaining wild tribes of the hills, viz., Anghamee Nagahs, Kookies, Meekirs, and Rengma Nagahs, with whom a lengthened residence rendered him intimately acquainted." (Preface) Riddick remarks that "His travel adventures are marked by the generic characteristics of an Indian tour: heat, thirst, hunger, wet, cold, illness and mosquito," whilst Czech indicates "a chapter noting the capturing of elephants, with an additional chapter detailing his hunts for buffalo, tiger, and rhinoceros from elephant back."

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        Impressions de voyage. De Paris à Sébastopol.

      Paris, Librairie Nouvelle, 1855 - In-16° ; (2)-VIII-308 pp., demi-chagrin noir, dos à nerfs, titre or, couv. et dos jaunes imp. cons., rel. mod., bel exemplaire. Manque aux bibliographies idoines, rare. Ouvrage publié et préfacé par Alexandre Dumas. De Marseille à Messine. L&#146;archipel grec. Athènes. L&#146;Hellespont. Constantinople. Varna. Baltchik. Sébastopol. De Kamiesh à Marseille. FIRST EDITION. SCARCE. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Grand Traite d'Instrumentation et d'Orchestration modernes. Oeuvre 10me. Contenant: Le tableau exact de l'etendue, un appercu du mecanisme et l'etude du timbre et du caractere expressif des divers instrumens [sic !], accompagne d'un grand nombre d'exemples en partition, tires des Oeuvres des plus Grands Maitres, et de quelques ouvrages inedits de l'Auteur. Nouvelle Edition revue, corrige, augmentee de plusieurs chapitres sur les instruments recemment inventes, et suivie de l'Art du chef d'Orchestre.

      Paris, Schonenberger [1855] (Nr.: S. 996).. 2°. 5 w. Bll., Gest. Tit. m. Vign. u. 312 gest. S., 3 w. Bll. HLdr.bd. d. Zt. m. Streicheisenverz. u. Tit. in Goldpräg. auf Rü., umseit. Sprengschnitt u. marmor. Vorsatzpapieren. Einband berieben, an den Kanten bestoßen; Rü. geblichen u. stellenw. rissig; kl. Fehlstellen an den Kapitalen. Stempel des Verlagshauses Schonenberger u. alter Namenszug auf Tit., im Text vereinz. gebräunt u. abgegriffen, die tlw. schlecht leserliche Pag. beinahe durchgeh. vom Vorbesitzer m. Bleistift ergänzt; beiliegend 2 Bll. m. Anmerkungen von alter Hand.. Hopkinson 30 B (S. 61 f.); Riemann I, 150 f. (hier 1856). EA. der maßgeblichen zweiten Ausgabe von Berlioz erstmals 1844 erschienenener Instrumentationslehre. Erweitert um die Anhänge 'L'art du chef d'orchestre' u. 'les nouveaux instruments'. B.'s ausführliche theoretische Behandlung der Instrumentierung war das erste Schulwerk dieser Art und wurde 1905 von Richard Strauss überarbeitet. Sie enthält vor allem eine ausführliche Instrumentenkunde, die Tonumfang, Klang und Charakter der Orchesterinstrumente und ihrer einzelnen Register abhandeln, und befasst sich mit der Problematik unterschiedlicher Besetzungen und der Anzahl der Spieler in den einzelnen Gruppen. - B. widmete sein Instrumentations-Lehrwerk dem König v. Preußen Friedrich Wilhelm IV.

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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 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tidskrift för svenska landtbruket och dess binäringar. Första - Nionde Årgången.

      - Stockholm i Tidskriftens expedition 1855-1863. 4:o. 9 vol. Första årgången 1855; Med 18 plancher och 66 träsnitt. (4),380 s. + 18 litografiska planscher, varav två i färg. Andra årgången 1856; Med 18 pl. och 60 träsn. (6),378 s. + 4 s. bihang + 18 pl. varav en i färg. Tredje årgången 1857; Med 14 pl. och 50 träsn. (6),380 s. + 48 s. bihang + 14 pl. Fjärde årgången 1858; Med 11 pl. och 43 träsn. (6),474 s. + 11 pl. + 8 s. bihang (Förteckning öfver frukt- och park-träd samt bär- och blomster-buskar, törnrosor och perenna växter, m. m. hos K. C. Thorman, Handelsträdgårdsmästare.) Femte årgången 1859; Med 120 träsnitt. (6),282,xcv,(1) s. Sjette årgången 1860; Med 12 pl. och 34 träsn. (6),378,xii s. + 12 pl. Sjunde årgången 1861; Med 12 pl. och 30 träsn. (6),378 s. + 12 pl. Åttonde årgången 1862; Med 2 portr., 12 pl. och 68 träsn. (6),378 s. + 12 pl. och två litograferade porträtt (Edvard Nonnen resp. Johan Theophil Nathhorst). Nionde årgången 1863; (2),378,(4) s. + 12 pl. varav en i färg. Vackra samtida halvskinnband i kalv med rikt guldornerade ryggar. Gröna ryggtiteletiketter. Marmorerade pärmpapper av skiftande sort. Många av planscherna utvikvbara, avbildar bl.a. byggnadsverk, boskapsdjur och lantbruksmaskiner. Planscherna i andra årgången något lagerfläckade i yttermarginalen. Tidningsstämplar i nedre hörn. Titeletiketten till tredje och sjunde årgången med en liten mista i kanten. Något nötta pärmpapper och pärmhörn. 26 x 19 cm. 9 volymer. *Ytterligare en årgång utkom. Häftesomslagen medbundna sist i varje årgång. I slutet finns även medbundet tidningsnotiser och i tredje årgången en förordning samt ett ettbladstryck; Winter-Foder-Ordning för Kor. Stockholm: Henrik And. Nordström, 1832. 2. uppl. 41 x 30 cm. Med en reva i vikningen.[#\1053]

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        Dumbarton Castle.

      - Original pencil sketch fully signed by Cruikshank, dated Sept. 8th 1855. The drawing of the Scottish castle is delicately sketched, with the castle visible at the top of the ancient volcanic plug known as Dumbarton Rock. Dumbarton Castle has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Great Britain, dating back to the late fifth century. The masts of ships on the River Clyde are visible in the foreground. Image size 36.5 x 25.5 cm. Verso has a sketch of "My system of ventilation", with numbered items, and a note "air passing over the ceiling" written at the upper right. George Cruikshank (1792 - 1878) was an internationally renowned English caricaturist and book illustrator, who was England's most popular satirist. Known for his illustrations in the works of Charles Dickens, especially those in Oliver Twist, and for his impartial political satires of Tories, Whigs and Radicals. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        METODO COMPLETO DE PIANO compuesto por. y publicado bajo el nombre de una sociedad de distinguidos pianistas. Grabado y estampado en la calcografía de B. Eslava.

      Antonio Romero, Madrid - 32x25'5, 132p (incl. port. con pequeña mancha de hum, págs. levemente tostadas, merma esquina inferior pp.9-35, afecta en pp-17-18, rasgadura restaurada en p.13), 1 lám. doble pág. Hol. rozada, lomo con dorados y rasgadura. - Primera edición. Fecha de publicación tomada de la BNE. (1855)

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        Album Pintoresco de la Isla de Cuba

      B. May y Ca., Havana, Cuba 1855 - c. 1855. Title translates in English as "Picturesque Album of the Island of Cuba." 27 chromolithographs, chromolithograph title page, and 2 folding maps, printed in Berlin by Storch & Kramer, Berlin (lithographer). 9.5 x 13.5 inches, each print overall; 5.75 x 8.75 inches, each print image; 11.5 x 15 inches, each map overall. Comprehensive 19th century colorplate travel book in green embossed bindings with rococo title, comprised of 27 handsome chromolithograph views (each within decorative blue border in the baroque taste), a decorative chromolithograph title page with gilt lettering, and two folding black-and-white maps - one of Cuba and the other of Havana. No text, as issued. The views include several of Havana and other port cities from the water, urban landmarks, and scenes of daily life and folk customs in rural villages. Many of the urban views also include people in period dress. Some of the rural scenes also include Afro-Cubans. In addition, there are two maps en suite, one of the Island of Cuba and one of Havana. (See the list of plates and maps below.) The plates are based on paintings made by a French artist who taught at the art academy at Havana, and were printed by Storch & Kramer, one of the leading printing firms specializing in color lithography in mid 19th century Europe. Condition: This book and its prints and maps have recently been completely professionally restored by a bookbinder and paper conservator. Covers very good with the usual overall light toning, soiling wear. Spine replaced. The prints and maps are now loose in the original binding. The binding has been enhanced by the bookbinder with the addition of a pocket formed of three internal flaps to hold the prints in place when the book is on a shelf. The prints are conveniently viewable in this format, and some or all can be removed for framing, as desired, or left entirely or partially in book form. Prints are very good with the usual overall light toning and wear -- each has been cleaned and deacidified. The toning of the paper varies for each print, from whiter to creamier. They have some scattered light browning, foxing, handling, soiling, smudges, etc., mostly confined to the margins and not obtrusive. Some short tears to the margins of various prints, all restored. Margins of title page reduced, but still ample, and now mounted on archival sheet the same size as the prints, thereby recreating the margins and restoring two marginal tears. Maps fold as issued, now backed on Japanese paper to strengthen and restore wear and minor openings and losses at folds and marginal chips. Tissue guards lacking. More images and information available on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Little Friends and Other Stories

      [London]: T. Nelson and Sons. [circa 1855]. First. First edition. 32mo. 32pp. Frontispiece lithograph in sepia. Glazed wrappers embossed in gilt with engraved illustration in purple on front wrap. Slight rubbing, near fine. Four children&#39;s stories, one is signed "X.X.", another is signed "Cousin Kate". OCLC maintains a record, but lists no physical copies. .

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        Rundgemälde von Wien und dessen Umgebung aufgenommen nächst der Spinnerin am Kreuz und nächst der Villa am Laaerberge.

      [Vienna, J. B. Gregosch / J. Höfelichs Wwe., 1855]. - Six-leaf panoramic view. Toned lithograph in contemp. colour, c. 205 x 660 mm each. Matted individually. Splendid, coloured circular panorama of Vienna, measuring roughly four metres in length. - Plate 1: Spinnerin am Kreuz/Arsenal. Plate 2: Penzing/Leopoldsberg. Plate 3: Kalksburg/Schönbrunn. Plate 4: Rothneusiedl/Rodaun. Plate 5: Schwechat/Laxenburg/Oberlaa. Plate 6: Simmeringer/Schwechat. Gregosch taught at the Budapest School of Arts and Crafts and was one of the illustrators of "Die Österreichisch-Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild" (cf. Th./B.). - Extremely rare, especially when complete and in colour: the copy in the Wienmuseum and that in the Eckl collection are both uncoloured. Nebehay/Wagner II, 208 . Eckl coll. 869. Thieme/Becker XIV, 582.

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        Presentation Notebook" or "Folio" Bearing the Coat-of-Arms of the United Kingdom

      Paris 1855 - This "Presentation Notebook" or "Folio", for want of a more specific name for it, is an exquisite example of French decorative binding, bearing on the front board the coat-of-arms of the United Kingdom, with its two mottos, "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" (or "Shame to whoever thinks ill" or "Evil to he who thinks evil", etc.) and "Dieu et Mon Droit" (or "God and my right", and more loosely, "God is behind me"). The emblem is blindstamped and richly hand-colored, and further spectacular ornamental work frames it as well as the golden crown on the rear board. This unique folder was allegedly a gift by Louis Napoleon to a member of the Royal party during the state visit of the Queen in 1855 in conjunction with the Exposition Universelle, or the first major world's fair, held in Paris, after the Crystal Palace exhibition of 1851. Inside the endpapers are a silk moire and then the leaves are held in place by a silk ribbon. There are four sheets of fine paper, making 16 pages or sides, and a pink outer sheet. On four of the pages in the top corner are tinted images of four Paris monuments: Palais des Tuileries (the Louvre), Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe and the Madeleine. The Notebook measures 8.5 by 5.5 inches, or 21 by 13 cm. Fine [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jack and the Bean-Stalk,

      Dean and Son n.d. [ca. 1855], London - 8 leaves, printed on one side only. 7 large woodcut illustrations, and a small initial vignette, all hand-colored. Paper wrappers, included in the collation. Back wrapper lists Dean and Son's Sixpenny Toy Books; large closed tear in bottom margin with no loss of text. Nearly disbound, the fold and the spine separated and with remnants of sewing thread. Light soil and wear to edges. A scarce survival, protected in a custom folder of blue and red cloth, gilt title. See Osborne, which lists two other titles in the series (but not this one). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le cuisinier et le médecin et le médecin et le cuisinier ou Le cuisinier médecin et le médecin cuisinier ou l'art de conserver et rétablir sa santé par une alimentation convenable. Guide indispensable à toutes les personnes qui veulent connaître leur tempérament, le gouverner en santé ou en maladie, selon les règles de l'hygiène suivi d'un Livre de cuisine d'économie domestique et d'hygiène alimentaire appliquée selon les divers tempéraments.

      L. Curmer 1855 - - L. Curmer, Paris 1855, 15,5x24,5cm, relié. - Deuxième tirage. Reliure en demi chagrin menthe, dos à quatre nerfs comportant de légères éraflures sans gravité orné de motifs floraux dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, un petit accroc sur une coupe. Ouvrage orné d'un frontispice et d'un faux-titre illustré et comportant des vignettes in-texte. Exemplaire bien complet de son guide des consommateurs in-fine et imprimé sur papier jaune. Légères piqûres sur les gardes, agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Western Tourist and Emigrant&#39;s Guide Through the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin, and the Territories of Minesota [sic], Missouri, and Nebraska

      New York: J. H. Colton and Company, 1855. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Hard Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Title continued: Being an Accurate and Concise Description of Each State and Territory; and Containing The Routes and Distances on the Great Lines of Travel. Accompanied with a Large and Minute map, Exhibiting the Township Lines of the United States&#39; Surveys, the Boundaries of Counties, and the Position of Cities, Villages, and Settlements, Etc. Etc. Complete. 89 pages plus 35-page catalog at rear. Map present and firmly attached. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages with an occasion finger smudge. Some minor foxing at edge of text block. Owner&#39;s info inside front cover. Ink note on the front free endpaper, "Map Exhibiting the Section of Railroad Centering at Milwaukee with the connections with the East & the great Northern Road - Milwaukee Sentinel Extra." The map (approximately 26" x 21") by Smith is in nice shape; bright and colorful; missing a 1" triangular piece at right border. Cover has some minor wear and soiling. Gilt debossed title and decoration is somewhat faded but still legible.

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        J. Siebmacher`s grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch in Verbindung mit mehreren neu herausgegebenen und mit historischen, genealogischen und heraldischen Notizen begleitet. Sechster Band. Erste Abtheilung: Abgestorbene Bayrische Adels-Geschlechter. Sechster Band. Zweite Abtheilung: Abgestorbene Schwäbische Adels-Geschlechter. Sechster Band.Dritte Abtheilung: Abgestorbene Tiroler Adels-Geschlechter. Ergänzungen und Nachträge zum Bayerischen Adel. Grund-Saeze der Wappenkunst.

      Verlag von Bauer und Raspe, Besitzer Julius Merz. Nürnberg 1855. - FL5316 27 cm x 21 cm. Brauner Originalhalblederband mit schwarzem Bezug. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel mit vier goldverzierten Bünden. Buchrücken unten 1,5 cm angeplatzt. Stoffbezug an Ecken und Kanten etwas angerissen und berieben. Auf dem Innendeckel vorn: Ex Libris Wilhelmi van Eys Amstelodam und Ex Libris Dr. E. A. van Berestayn von GR (?) sowie Vorbesitzernamenszug AED Hartmann. Auf dem Vorsatz vorn mit Stempel "Afgevoerd C. B. v. Genealogie ts. Gravenhage 55" sowie weitere Anmerkungen. Zur Collation der einzelnen Abtheilungen: Sechster Band, erste Abt: 1 Seite Schmutztitel, 1 Blatt Titel, 26 Seiten, 22 Tafeln. Sechster Band, zweite Abt.: 1 Blatt Titel, S. 9-16 (entgegen der Paginierung, aufgeführte Adelsgeschlechter Schwaben alphabetisch Aa bis Zz enthalten) weiterführende Paginierung incl. Titelblatt: Sechster Band, dritte Abt., bis Seite 24, Tafel 1-8, Tafel 1-6. Ergänzungen und Nachträge: 49 Seiten incl. Titelblatt, 3 Seiten Ergänzungen, 36 Tafeln. Grund- Saeze der Wappenkunst: 1 Blatt Titel, 2 Seiten Vorwort, 50 Seiten, XIV Tafeln. Im Innenbereich durchgehend teils stärker fleckig, sonst vollständiges und gutes Exemplar. Collationiert. Umfangreiche Wappenkunde, teils sehr seltene nicht mehr existierende Adelsfamilien. 2000

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