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        The Harbours of England. Engraved by Thomas Lupton From Original Drawings Made Expressly for the Work by J.M. W. Turner, R.A. with Illustrative Text by J. Ruskin

      London: E. Gambart & Co, n.d. [1856]. Hardcover. Very Good. J.M.W. Turner. J.M.W. Turner. Hardcover. First Edition. PRESENTATION COPY. Inscribed on half-title page: "Arthur Severn With John Ruskin's love. 15th January 1872." Arthur Severn (1842-1921) was the son of artist Joseph Severn, who is often remembered today as a friend of John Keats who was with Keats when he died in 1821. Arthur Severn was also a highly regarded portrait and subject artist who was close to Ruskin and married to Ruskin's cousin and later caretaker Joan Ruskin Agnew.There are twelve beautiful steel engravings in this book. Six were first published in 1825 for Views of Ports of England. Six more were added in 1856 for this work. Each is protected by a tissue guard. Ruskin's text includes an overview of the harbours plus two pages each of description of the included harbours. This is a small folio that was nicely rebacked with t original reddish brown cloth.Bumping, chipping and fading but still solid. Bottom edges of first few pages are chipped but otherwise the interior is in very good condition. 53 pages plus XII plates. Previous owner taped an early bookseller/auction listing to front free endpaper. ART/052115.

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        Die Quellen der Natur und ihre Ausbeute für den Dienst der Menschen

      Schwäbisch Hall und Leipzig, Nitschke (1856).. Mit lithograph. Titel und 8 kolor. lithogr. Tafeln. 80 S. OHLwd. mit kolor. lithograph. Deckelbild. 18,5 x 23 cm. Klotz 717168/33; LKJ IV 517. - Seltenes Anschauungsbilderbuch des württembergischen Pädagogen Franz Sträßle. Die schönen, sorgfältig kolorierten Tafeln zeigen jeweils ein Zentralbild, um das sich mehrere Szenen zum Thema gruppieren. Dargestellt werden u. a. der Wald (Holzverarbeitung), Schafe (Wollverarbeitung, Metzger), Bergbau, Weinbau, Getreide (Müller, Bäcker), Jagd und Geflügel. Dazu ergänzend "erzählend-belehrende Texte, die er für größere Kinder verfasste und die das lesende Kind in Naturgeschichte und Geographie seiner näheren Heimat und der weiten Welt einführen wollten" (LKJ). - Wenig berieben, tls. leicht stockfleckig. Schönes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Colton's Atlas of the World, illustrating Physical and Political Geography , Accompanied by Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, in Two Volumes: North and South America, Etc ; Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica, Etc

      New York: J.H. Colton and Company, 1856. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First edition. Front joint of each volume split but holding, edges rubbed with 1 inch piece of vol. 1 spine head loose but included, minor loss from corners, endpapers soiled, page margins toned. Collated and complete. No marks or stains to maps or text, very minor transfer and faint foxing on a few pages only. Sold as is, but please inquire should you have questions regarding restoration of bindings. 1856 Large Hardcover. Complete in two folio hardcover volumes. 19 x 17. Black leather spines over brown cloth boards, gilt titles with gold illustration on front board of each volume. Each volume included engraved vignette title page preceding printed title. First volume includes 62 plates, 61 of which are hand-colored (final map of Patagonia is not). Second volume includes 49 plates, 45 of which are hand-colored (uncolored ones are Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands; Vicinity of London; Vicinity of Paris; Sandwich Islands (Hawaii, New Zealand, etc.), including a two-panel image depicting the mountains and rivers of the world. Sabin 14787 (in reference to first volume only): 'Contains plans of the principal cities of the United States and Canada. This collection of maps was also published as 'Colton's Atlas of America,' for separate sale to those having European atlases of the rest of the world.' Not to be confused with the single-volume folio atlas Colton released in 1888, nor the single-volume quarto version (with only 50 maps) published in 1865.

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        Der Jagdliebhaber in der Schule des gerechten Waidmanns und Vogelstellers : unterhaltende Belustigungen auf dem Lande mit der Jagd, dem Vogelfange u.a.

      Voigt, Weimar 1856 - VIII.; 139; II. Hardcover. Zustand: Gut min. gebräunt, mind. leicht wellig, im Durchschnitt gering braunfleckig (Innen); Während des Poststreiks: Wenn Sie mir gesondert mitteilen, dass Sie mit zusätzlichen Versandkosten bis zu 2,50 Euro einverstanden sind, verschicke ich mit einem anderen Paketdienst 275 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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        First Footsteps in East Africa;

      1856. first edition. A Seminal Work of African Exploration"BURTON, [Sir], Richard F[rancis]. First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856.First edition, second issue (without suppressed appendix iv, as usual). Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; 222 x 141 mm.). xli, [i, blank], 648, 24 ads.  Four color lithograph plates and two maps. Seven illustrations in the text.Original red-orange cloth decoratively stamped in blind on covers. Spine lettered in gilt. Rust-colored endpapers with advertisements on past-downs. A near fine copy, partially uncut.A seminal work of African exploration, recording Burton's first expedition into Somalia. His purpose was to explore the forbidden Moslem city of Harar (now Ethiopian) and to gather information about the headwaters of the Nile. He travelled in the same disquise that took him to Mecca (as an Arab merchant named Haji Mirza Abdullah). It was on this expedition that Burton was first joined by John Speke, who originally helped Burton in Somalia. But differences quickly arose between them, and over the years Speke became Burton's nemesis, taking credit for discovering the source of the Nile and deprecating Burton's work in every sphere. One of Burton's best, most important, and most sought-after works.Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p. 111. Penzer, pp.60-65. 

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Colton's Atlas of the World, illustrating Physical and Political Geography., Accompanied by Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, in Two Volumes: North and South America, Etc.; Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica, Etc

      New York: J.H. Colton and Company, 1856. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First edition. Front joint of each volume split but holding, edges rubbed with 1 inch piece of vol. 1 spine head loose but included, minor loss from corners, endpapers soiled, page margins toned. Collated and complete. No marks or stains to maps or text, very minor transfer and faint foxing on a few pages only. Sold as is, but please inquire should you have questions regarding restoration of bindings. 1856 Large Hardcover. Complete in two folio hardcover volumes. 19 x 17. Black leather spines over brown cloth boards, gilt titles with gold illustration on front board of each volume. Each volume included engraved vignette title page preceding printed title. First volume includes 62 plates, 61 of which are hand-colored (final map of Patagonia is not). Second volume includes 49 plates, 45 of which are hand-colored (uncolored ones are Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands; Vicinity of London; Vicinity of Paris; Sandwich Islands (Hawaii, New Zealand, etc.), including a two-panel image depicting the mountains and rivers of the world. Sabin 14787 (in reference to first volume only): 'Contains plans of the principal cities of the United States and Canada. This collection of maps was also published as 'Colton's Atlas of America,' for separate sale to those having European atlases of the rest of the world.' Not to be confused with the single-volume folio atlas Colton released in 1888, nor the single-volume quarto version (with only 50 maps) published in 1865.

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      . Berlin 29.VII.1856. 3 Seiten gr.-8°. Mit umlaufenden Goldschnitt.. Johann Christian Jüngken (1794-1875), Chirurg und Ophthalmologe. - An einen Kollegen (in Bad Homburg), dem er eine Patientin überweist. - - "... Frau Geheimrätin ..." ( Name gelöscht), "eine hochachtbare Dame, die in den glücklichsten Verhältnissen lebt, ist zwar niemals krank gewesen, leidet aber dennoch an einer Plethora venosa u. in Folge dieser letztern, an beginnender Acne rosacea des Gesichtes. In Folge hinzugetretener Erkältung bekam sie einen Anfall von Urticaria, der später recidivirte, jedesmal jedoch glücklich beseitigt wurde. - - Da häusliche Verhältnisse der trefflichen Dame nicht gestatteten, früher nach Homburg zu gehen, so habe ich sie zuerst hier den versandten Elisabeth Brunn trinken lassen, jedoch mit wenig Erfolg; namentlich fehlten grade Ausleerungen von breiiger Beschaffenheit, die wünschenswerth wären ... - - Haben Sie die Güte der Frau Geheimräthin über die Art, wie sie ihre Brunnkur gebrauchen soll, die nöthige Anweisung zu geben u. darauf zu halten, daß dieselbe von Homburg zur Nachkur nach Schlangenbad gehe ..."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Loggboks-anteckningar under en jordomsegling med fregatten Eugenie åren 1851-53, gjorda och fäderneslandets ungdom tillegnade af en jungman; bearbetade och utgifna. Med många färglagda afbildningar, träsnitt och en karta [Logbook notes from a circumnavigation of the earth with the frigate Eugenie in the years 1851-53 .].

      1856 - Stockholm, Typografiska föreningens boktryckeri, 1856. 8:o. (4),256 pp. & 8 hand coloured lithographed plates & 1 folded map. With illustrations in the text.Contemporary half calf, rather worn, with sparingly gilt spine. Corners somewhat bumped. Hinges partly cracked. Browning throughout. Occasional minor spotting, map foxed. Signature and stamps.Du Rietz Bibliotheca polynesiana 395. Klingberg & Bratt Barnböcker utgivna i Sverige 1840-89 1222. Five of the plates are signed by Andrietta Lindeberg. The many-sided Carl Magnus Ekbohrn (1807-81) worked as a writer, journalist, printer and customs officer, among other things. He compiled the notes from one of the members of the expedition, Carl Edvard af Trolle, but also took information from Andersson's and Skogman's descriptions of the same journey. The nice plates with views from Lima, Honolulu, Tahiti, Samoa, Hawaii, Buenos Aires, San Domingo and San Francisco. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gildet på Solhoug. Skuespil i tre Akter.

      Chr. Tønsbergs Forlag, Christiania (Oslo) 1856. 88 sider. Smukt mørkebrunt halvlæderbind fra c. 1880 med rygforgyldning. Velbevaret eksemplar.. Godt eksemplar af den sjældne førsteudgave. Andenudgaven udkom hos Gyldendal i København i 1883 under titlen "Gildet paa Solhaug"

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        Grammatik der Huzvaresch-Sprache.

      Wien, K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1856. - X, 194 Seiten, geprägter Ganzledereinband der Zeit mit Innenkantenfileten und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt, 24 x 15 cm, (Einleitung in die traditionellen Schriften der Parsen, Band 1). Schönes frisches Exemplar.

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        The Works: Six volumes bound as five. Pride and Prejudice / Northanger Abbey / Persuasion / Sense and Sensibilty / Emma / Mansfield Park.

      London: Richard Bentley 1856 - 6 vols in 5. This is the 1856 second printing of Bentley’s edition. 5 engraved frontispieces and additional titles. "Persuasion" (bound with "Northanger Abbey") has the half title page, but no engraved frontispiece. all books retain the half title pages as well as the main titles, and feature extra engraved title pages and steel engraved frontispieces which carry the original 1833 date of the Bentley edition. The books have been recently rebound in a uniform brown leather binding, with marbled boards. The binding is in immaculate condition. Some minor foxing to some pages, Moderate foxing to some of the engraved title pages, else contents are in nice condition, no inscriptions or bookplates. Light creasing to the first few pages of "Pride & Prejudice" only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur wissenschaftlichen Medizin.

      - Frankfurt am Main, Meidinger Sohn, 1856, 8°, XIV, 1024 pp., zahlr. Holzschn., 3 z.T. handcol. Taf., feiner Halbleinenband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. Umfangreiche Sammlung der zum Teil versteckt erschienen, früheren Abhandlungen Rudolf Virchows aus den Jahren 1846-1853. Der wichtigste und größte Beitrag, von insgesamt 513 Seiten ist dem Thema "Thrombose und Embolie" gewidmet. - Virchows erste direkte Untersuchungen über die "Phlebitis" betrafen den Verschluss der Pulmonalarterie. Er konnte nachweisen, das die Tromben nicht in der Lunge gebildet wurden, wie noch seine Zeitgenossen meinten, sondern aus den Venen der unteren Extremität und des Becken stammten. Dies war Virchows erste große Entdeckung. Es wird stets ein Ruhmestitel Virchows bleiben, das Fundament der ganzen Lehre von der Thrombose und Embolie entwickelt zu haben. - - Rudolf Virchow is the 'most prominent German physician of the nineteenth century' (DSB) and the founder of modern pathology. Gesammelte Abhandlungen is a collection of papers published between 1846 and 1853, and includes 'the first clear description of thrombosis and embolism' with 513 pages, his very important articles on white cells and leukemia (in which Virchow gave the disease its present name), and discussions of developmental pathology, gynaecological subjects and diseases of newborn babies. - Garrison-Morton 3006 & 3064; Heirs of Hippocrates 1891; Norman 2155; Waller 1005. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sverige framstäldt i taflor.

      - Nittiosex litografier i tontryck med beskrifvande text. Göteborg. D. F. Bonniers Förlag (1856). Tvär folio. Titelblad, 92 (av 96) litograferade planscher med beskrivande textblad. Textblad genomgående bruntonade eller brunfläckade på grund av papperskvaliteten. Textbladet Beckaskog lagat och marginalförstärkt. Textbladen Kajtom-fallet och Njommelsaska samt planschen till den senare förstärkta i högra marginalen. En del planscher med lättare mindre brunfläckar. Samtida svart halvskinnband med fyra upphöjda bind och sparsam gulddekor. Rygg renoverad med den ursprungliga ryggen bevarad. Helt guldsnitt. 26 x 36 cm.*På Planschen Upsala domkyrka II interiör anges felaktigt Stockholms Storkyrka (Parti af Interiör). Planschen Alvastra ruiner saknas. Löst bifogat är planscherna samt textbladen Djupafors (Blekinge). Drottningholm. Skokloster, samt textbladet till Alvastra ruiner.[#\59677]

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        Oeuvres complètes -

      Alexandre Houssiaux 1856 -, Paris - 18 tomes. In-8 Reliure demi-chagrin vert à coins. Dos à nerfs avec fleurons dorés. Tête dorée. Intérieur propre. Illustré de gravures hors-texte. Bel ensemble. Il ne s?agit pas d?oeuvres complètes au vrai sens du terme, puisque Victor Hugo continuait à écrire au moment même de leur publication. Mais ce sont les éditions les plus complètes à un moment donné de son oeuvre qui, souvent, contiennent des textes inédits. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COLVILLE'S SACRAMENTO DIRECTORY VOLUME VI. FOR THE YEAR COMMENCING MAY, 1856: EMBRACING A GENERAL AND BUSINESS REGISTER OF CITIZENS, WITH STATISTICAL TABLES, HISTORICAL REFERENCES, BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES, ETC. IN FINE, A GAZETTEER OF THE CITY.

      San Francisco: Printed by Monson, Valentine & Co., 1856. - xxxix,[1],140pp., followed by [8]pp. of ads. Original half sheep and printed green boards, spine gilt. Boards rubbed, stained, and edgeworn. Bookplate on front free endpaper. A touch of occasional foxing or tanning, but generally quite clean and neat internally. A very good copy. In a cloth chemise and half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. A very nice copy, in original condition, of an early and rare Sacramento directory. This is the fourth and last of Colville's annual Sacramento directories (the first was published in 1853) and only the fifth Sacramento directory overall. Why Colville referred to this 1856 directory as "Volume VI" in the titlepage is unknown. It is the most substantial Sacramento directory to date, and the first to feature biographical sketches of notable residents, as well as descriptions within the directory of certain businesses, fire companies, churches, etc. The directory is prefaced by a lengthy description of the city, its civic structure, public utilities, and private businesses. The front board is taken up by an advertisement for Wells Fargo's banking and express services, and a multitude of ads appear throughout the text. Included are notices for druggists, hotels, theatres, stone cutters, attorneys, machinists, stage and steam companies, bakeries and ice vendors, booksellers, and more. Prominent among the ads is a full-page notice for Stanford Brothers merchants, operated by Leland Stanford, who would become one of the "Big Four" railroad barons, serve as governor of California, and found Stanford University. "Rare" - Quebedeaux. QUEBEDEAUX 49. ROCQ 6522. GREENWOOD 730. GRAFF 843. SPEAR, p.327. COWAN, p.171.

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        COLVILLE'S SACRAMENTO DIRECTORY VOLUME VI FOR THE YEAR COMMENCING MAY, 1856: EMBRACING A GENERAL AND BUSINESS REGISTER OF CITIZENS, WITH STATISTICAL TABLES, HISTORICAL REFERENCES, BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES, etc IN FINE, A GAZETTEER OF THE CITY

      San Francisco: Printed by Monson, Valentine & Co., 1856.. xxxix,[1],140pp., followed by [8]pp. of ads. Original half sheep and printed green boards, spine gilt. Boards rubbed, stained, and edgeworn. Bookplate on front free endpaper. A touch of occasional foxing or tanning, but generally quite clean and neat internally. A very good copy. In a cloth chemise and half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. A very nice copy, in original condition, of an early and rare Sacramento directory. This is the fourth and last of Colville's annual Sacramento directories (the first was published in 1853) and only the fifth Sacramento directory overall. Why Colville referred to this 1856 directory as "Volume VI" on the titlepage is unknown. It is the most substantial Sacramento directory to date, and the first to feature biographical sketches of notable residents, as well as descriptions within the directory of certain businesses, fire companies, churches, etc. The directory is prefaced by a lengthy description of the city, its civic structure, public utilities, and private businesses. The front board is taken up by an advertisement for Wells Fargo's banking and express services, and a multitude of ads appear throughout the text. Included are notices for druggists, hotels, theatres, stone cutters, attorneys, machinists, stage and steam companies, bakeries and ice vendors, booksellers, and more. Prominent among the ads is a full-page notice for Stanford Brothers merchants, operated by Leland Stanford, who would become one of the "Big Four" railroad barons, serve as governor of California, and found Stanford University. "Rare" - Quebedeaux. QUEBEDEAUX 49. ROCQ 6522. GREENWOOD 730. GRAFF 843. SPEAR, p.327. COWAN, p.171.

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        NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1852, 1853, AND 1854, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE M.C. PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

      Washington. . 1856 - Three volumes. Ninety tinted lithographic plates, maps (some folding), and numerous in- text woodcut illustrations. Original cloth, stamped in gilt and blind; first and third volumes rebacked, original backstrips laid down; second volume recased. Old library stamp on each titlepage. Scattered light dampstaining and some foxing affecting margins of some plates in first volume. Some dampstaining in upper margins of preliminary leaves of first and second volumes. This copy contains the suppressed nude bathhouse plate opposite page 408 (first volume), which is not included in the list of illustrations and which is lacking from most copies. Overall just about very good. In 1852, Perry was appointed head of a naval expedition charged with inducing the Japanese government to establish diplomatic relations with the United States. In 1853 the Japanese were finally forced to accept a treaty demanding better treatment of shipwrecked seamen and which allowed American ships to dock at two Japanese ports to purchase fuel and supplies. "The most important result, however, was that the visit contributed to the collapse of the feudal regime and to the modernization of Japan" - Hill. The lovely plates depict the country, Japanese natives, and their customs. "In this valuable scientific work the first successful attempt at producing a coloured lithograph, in imitation of drawing, is introduced" - Sabin. HILL 1332. SABIN 30958. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 74.

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        Album amicorum in de vorm van een oblong doosje met losse blaadjes, van Charlotte Catharina Calkoen (Zevenaar Huize Mathena 1842 - Arnhem 1906) uit de jaren 1855-1860 met 18 bijdragen in de vorm van teksten en tekeningen.

      - O.a. bijdragen van grootmoeder C.C. Zegers Veeckens-Holle, van P.S. Zegers Veeckens en van tante W.E. Zegers Veeckens (alle drie Haarlem 1856). Verder van oom P.C.W. Calkoen en van vrienden en vriendinnen uit Soestdijk en Baarn: W.A.H. van Steyn, G. van Steyn, G.G. van Steyn, C. Reeder, G.A. Roth, A. de Wit, A.G. Heineken, Carl A. Schröder, W.S. v.d. Honert, e.a. Een fraai geaquarelleerde tekening is van M.F. Reeder (Martinus Franciscus Reeder, 1802-1879, was leraar tekenen en schilderen te Baarn, vnl. interieurs en vruchtenstukken. De tekening in dit album is een riviergezicht in een landschap met bergen. Vgl. Scheen II p.216). Charlotte was een dochter van M.J. Calkoen (1812-1888) en Catharina Charlotte Zegers Veeckens (1818-1897) en huwde in 1865 C.C.U.J. de Man, officier artillerie. Lit.: L. Calkoen, Calkoen (1923) p.29; N.P. 11 p. 296. Voorblad ligt los. AA043/M7476

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        Alexander von Humboldt in seiner Bibliothek. (Humboldt's Wohnung in der Oranienburger Straße 67, Berlin)

      . Farblithographie nach Zeichnung mit Wasserfarben von Eduard Hildebrandt, 1856, Berlin bei Storch & Kramer, 47x64 cm. Im alten Biedermeier-Holzrahmen mit Metallintarsien (65,5x81,5 cm) *Kleine unauffällige Knickspur und kleine Knitterfalten in der linken. unteren und oberen Ecke.

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        The Heroes; or, Greek Fairy Tales for my Children

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1856. 1st Edition . Fine. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Full brown morocco binding by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath (binder's name in gilt to rear turn-in). Spine has five raised bands, gilt ruled panels, gilt lettering, date to foot of spine. Single gilt fillet border to boards. Gilt decorated board edges. Gilt fillet turn ins, hand marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Original cloth front cover bound in to the rear of the book. Fine condition throughout. A first class example in a binding of the very highest order. Hardback. Printed pages: xviii, 205, [3]

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        Basilica of St. Mark's, Venice.

      1856 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, title in manuscript. Dimensions: 225 by 310mm. (9 by 12 inches).

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        Landbuch der Mark Brandenburg und des Markgrafthums Nieder-Lausitz in der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts; oder geographisch - historisch - statistische Beschreibung der Provinz Brandenburg, auf Veranlassung des Staatsministers und Ober-Präsidenten Flottwell. Komplett in 3 Bänden: Die Grundmacht der Provinz Brandenburg. Das Land. Allgemeine Übersicht der geographischen Lage, der Grenzen, Bestandtheile und Größe der Provinz. Geologische Darstellung der Beschaffenheit des Innern des brandenburgischen Bodens. Beschreibung der Oberflächengestalt nach Flußgebieten. Nebst Bemerkungen über die Territorial-Geschichte der einzelnen Landestheile.

      Brandenburg 1854 / 1855 / 1856. Druck und Verlag von Adolph Müller. - GeoVit Gr.-8° (23 x 16 cm). Drei uniforme Originalhalblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Die Einbände insgesamt etwas stärker berieben. Jeweils mit Vorbesitzerstempel auf Vor- und Rückseite der Titelblätter. Band 1: Titel, 684 (+4) Seiten. Schwache Farbstiftanstreichungen auf den Seiten 480 und 687, mit Tinte auf Seite 488. S.77/78 kleiner Einriss im unteren Rand. S. 327-332 unschön braunfleckig. S. 409-414 mit ca. 1 cm großen Tintenfleck. Band 2: 3 Bll. Titel und Inh.Vz., 650 Seiten. Schwache Farbstiftanstreichungen auf den Seiten 557/8, Seite 476 Tinte. Band 3: 3 Bll. Titel und Inhaltsverzeichnis, 783 Seiten, Orts- und Sach-Register S. I – LXXIII, Personen-Register LXXV – XCV (+4) Seiten. Seite XXXXII mit Farbstiftmarkierung. Lage 19 verbunden hinter Lage 20. Die Seiten 427-430, 473-476, 513-526 stärker braunfleckig. Das hintere Innengelenk mit einem Leinenstreifen verstärkt. 2400

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        Das Buch der Ritterorden und Ehrenzeichen. Geschichte, Beschreibung und Abbildungen der Insignien aller Ritterorden, Militair- und Civil-Ehrenzeichen, Medaillen etc. Nebst einer Auswahl der vorzüglichsten Costüme. Neue bis zum Jahre 1855 fortgesetzte Ausgabe.

      Brüssel / Gent / Leipzig, Carl Muquardt, 1856 - 4°, handkoloriertes Frontispiz, 422 S. u. 107 handkolorierte Taf., OLwd. m. Blind- und Goldpräg., Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel tlw. berieben, u. abgegriffen, Gelenke angeplatzt, Titelbl. gebräunt, tlw. min. stockfl. (meist an den Stegen; erste Bl. stärker stockfl.), selten feine Anstreichungen in Bleistift; die Farben sehr frisch, allg. gutes Ex. 2. erweiterte Auflage des Monumentalwerks mit den vorzüglich handkolorierten Orden und Medaillen: Gegenüber der Erstausgabe von 1848 wurden hinzugefügt die «in den Jahren 1848 bis 1855 neugestifteten Ritterorden und Ehrenzeichen» von: Herzogthümer Anhalt, Baiern, Belgien, Brasilien, Dänemark, Frankreich, Grossbritannien, Haïti, Hannover, Fürstenthümer Hohenzollern, Kirchenstaat, Luxemburg, Mexiko, Modena, Montenegro, Niederlande, Norwegen, Österreich, Parma, Portugal, Preussen, Russland, Sachsen, Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Spanien, Toscana und Türkei.- Carl Johann Muquardt (1813-1863) Verleger in Leipzig und in Brüssel. 2100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Superb, large portrait engraving of George Washington in battle issued as a Carrier's Greeting

      no place, 1856. 13" x 17". "Striking, engraved portrait, 13"" x 17"", depicting George Washington in a majestic battle scene, produced in 1856 for subscribers of The Ledger Carrier, from the painting by Col. J. Trumbull, with a reproduction of Washington's signature and the motto ""The Father of Our Country"". Slight age toning. Fine."

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        The Works [consisting of] Emma, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion

      UK: Richard Bentley. London, Richard Bentley, 1856. Five books in four volumes. Half-leather with marbled endpapers and page edges. Very good condition. Some volumes have a little damp staining to the prelims, the boards are worn to both sides, spines are quite bright though. Based on Bentley's 1833 edition. A decent set, but not without flaws. . Very Good. Hardback. Later Edition. 1856.

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        Jerusalem. Etude et reproduction photographique des monuments de la ville sainte depuis l'epoque judaique jusqu'a nos jours. Planches.

      Paris, Gide & Baudry, 1856.. Folio (335 x 432 mm). 3 ff. of letterpress matter (half-title, title and list of plates). With 40 mounted calotypes. Contemp. marbled half morocco on five raised bands with gitstamped spine title; marbled endpapers.. Rare original edition: the plate volume of the reduced version of this magnificent work, containing 40 calotypes. Wishing to support L. F. J. Caignant de Saulcy in the controversy concerning the dating of the wall of Jerusalem that followed his journey to the Dead Sea, Auguste Salzmann set out for the Holy Land on 12 December 1853. With the help of his assistant Durheim, he prepared some two hundred waxed-paper negatives of the Jerusalem monuments during his four-month stay. While his findings were first published in a monumental volume in 1854 (the copy of the Duke de Luynes commanded 463,500 Euros at Sotheby's Paris in 2013), the present reduced edition, with prints by Blanquart-Evrard, is the better known. "It was an expensive book, a livraison, or fasicle of three prints costing 24 gold francs. A single print was 10 francs [...] Salzmann was acutely attentive to both patina and pattern in attempting to define the architectural strata of a city in which building was built upon building, thus leaving a vertical record of the various cultures that had occupied the city and left their remains on the foundations built by earlier conquerors [...] Salzmann himself described his pictures as having 'a conclusive brutality', but to modern eyes their poetic aspect seems paramount. It would appear that Salzmann was at one and the same time both expert and layman, dispassionate observer and enthusiast. His pictures have this dual quality, flickering rapidly between documentary and poetry. This, one might suggest, is the ideal goal for any photographer". - Binding slightly rubbed and chafed in places. Marginal foxing throughout, affecting only a few photographs; insigficant waterstain to edge; old ownerships erased from title, leaving slight traces. - Parr/Badger, The Photobook I, 25. Tobler 181f, Röhricht 440f. Baier, Geschichte der Fotografie 452f. Gernsheim, History of Photography 186. Witkin/London, Photograph Collector's Guide 86f.

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        Das Buch der Ritterorden und Ehrenzeichen. Geschichte, Beschreibung und Abbildungen der Insignien aller Ritterorden, Militair- und Civil-Ehrenzeichen, Medaillen etc. Nebst einer Auswahl der vorzüglichsten Costüme. Neue bis zum Jahre 1855 fortgesetzte Ausgabe.

      Brüssel / Gent / Leipzig, Carl Muquardt, 1856. 4°, handkoloriertes Frontispiz, 422 S. u. 107 handkolorierte Taf., OLwd. m. Blind- und Goldpräg., Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel tlw. berieben, u. abgegriffen, Gelenke angeplatzt, Titelbl. gebräunt, tlw. min. stockfl. (meist an den Stegen; erste Bl. stärker stockfl.), selten feine Anstreichungen in Bleistift; die Farben sehr frisch, allg. gutes Ex. Preis in CHF: 1400. 2. erweiterte Auflage des Monumentalwerks mit den vorzüglich handkolorierten Orden und Medaillen: Gegenüber der Erstausgabe von 1848 wurden hinzugefügt die "in den Jahren 1848 bis 1855 neugestifteten Ritterorden und Ehrenzeichen" von: Herzogthümer Anhalt, Baiern, Belgien, Brasilien, Dänemark, Frankreich, Grossbritannien, Haiti, Hannover, Fürstenthümer Hohenzollern, Kirchenstaat, Luxemburg, Mexiko, Modena, Montenegro, Niederlande, Norwegen, Österreich, Parma, Portugal, Preussen, Russland, Sachsen, Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Spanien, Toscana und Türkei.- Carl Johann Muquardt (1813-1863) Verleger in Leipzig und in Brüssel.

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        The Treasury of Ornamental Art].

      Day and Sons, London 1856 - A Near Fine Proof Copy. Quarto. (18.2 x 26 cm) Quarter Oxblood pebbled morocco over marbled boards, lightly rubbed. Minor edge wear. Heavily ornamented spine with five raised bands. Gilt lettered on black set in second panel. Gilt floral design on five remaining panels. Heavy marbled endpapers. This Proof Copy signed: Maskell 1859 "Given to me by Mr. Robinson" in ink. And in pencil: "The first two plates are from Ivories, formerly mine: now in the British Museum. Mr." On the intended title page is a lithographed frame in which the following is penciled: The Treasury of Ornamental Art by J.C. Robinson F.R.A. 1856. Dedication penciled in separate frame below: W. Maskell, Esq. with the author's kindest regards. The intended subtitle for this book was "Illustrations of Objects of Art and Vertu photographed from the originals and drawn on stone by F. Bedford." Seventy-one chromolithographed plates, with title of object printed in a woodland-styled frame on verso of each plate: decorative tapestries, printed fabrics, porcelains, Ivories, metal work and gilded decorative papers, wood carving for floors and caskets. According to McLean: The objects were first photographed, 'the unerring fac-similies thus obtained being then copied onto stone, with an amount of care and attention dictated solely by the endeavour to carry the art to its extremest limits. ' A fine lavish production produced with this new technique during the height of The Age of Victorian Design. McLean. Victorian Book Design & Colour Prints. 126-128. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Apotheose W. A. Mozart - Verherrlichungsblatt Mozarts, zeigt den Komponisten vor der an der Orgel spielenden Patronin der Musik, der "Heiligen Cäcilia".

      . Stahlstich v. Eduard Schuler n. Joseph Führich, 1856, 37,5 x 29,3 (H) - Blattgr. 50,3 x 40,2 cm. Zur Säkularfeier der Geburt Mozarts 1856. "Mozart sitzt auf Büchern (auf Folianten) sinnend, etwa im Begriffe, das Gefühlte aufzuzeichnen. Ihm zur Seite steht der Genius mit seiner Himmelsflamme und Euterpe setzt ihm den Lorbeerkranz auf. Ober ihm sitzt die Repräsentantin der älteren Tonkunst, die h. Cäcilia an der Orgel, von der sie eben ihre Finger abzieht, um auf die Klänge aus dem berühmten Requiem des späteren Tonfürsten zu horchen, die von dem vorbeiziehenden Leichenzuge zu ihr emportönen und sie mit Bewunderung und Entzücken zu erfüllen scheinen. Auf der entgegengesetzten Seite erblickt man durch eine Bogenöffnung eine Gesellschaft, die sich in einem Garten bei heiterer Mondnacht mit Musik unterhält; es ist wohl eine der herrlichen "Serenaden" des großen Meisters, welche sie ausführt. Die Hauptpersonen der Opern "Figaro's Hochzeit", "Entführung aus dem Serail", "Zauberflöte" und "Don Juan" bilden zu beiden Seiten die umgebende Verzierung. Ganz oben weisen drei singende Engel auf die himmlische Abkunft der Musik und zwei andere verscheuchen die Thorheit und das Laster, um anzuzeigen, daß das wahrhaft Schöne die Kraft in sich hat, Geist und Herz zu veredeln. Eine Gruppe von Kindern, welche verschiedene Musikinstrumente spielt, schließt unten das Ganze" ( zit. aus : Const. v. Wurzbach, Mozart-Buch, 9. Mozart's Bildnisse). - Mit dem Blindstempel der Musikalienhandlung von K.F.Heckel unten links und dem roten Sammlungsstempel der Königl. Hannoverschen Sammlung (Schloss Marienburg) in der Mitte. - Sauber und sehr gut erhalten. - Sehr selten! Zum Künstler: Th.- B. XXX, S. 322.

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        Porter's Spirit of the Times

      Porter's, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket[Periodicals.] Porter's Spirit of the Times, Issues 1 through 51, in 2 bound volumes, New York, 1856-57. Large folios, pp. 424, frontis chromolithograph; 416, original black cloth boards, V. 1 has marbled edges. A sporting and entertainment weekly, Porter's was the first to publish accounts of baseball games, so these volumes will be a highlight of antiquarian baseball collections. Porter's was also the first magazine to publish baseball rules (see Lomazow's American Periodicals, BB1), with graphics. The magazine's horse-racing coverage was extensive, and it also emphasized hunting, fishing, yachting and boxing, in a column called "Fistiana." The lithograph here, of the trotter Flora Temple, is extremely scarce. Condition of these books: Covers worn, stained; V2 backstrip is gone and the front board is very weakly attached. Interior very good, with generally clean, supple leaves (no crumbling), variously age-toned. Lithograph frontis very good with a couple waves. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). 2-volume set (complete). 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; United States; 19th century; Sports & Pastimes. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52615.

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        Portrait of Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy

      London: Henry Graves, 1856. Mezzotint portrait, 510 x 795 mm., (plate size), some expert paper repairs, a little chipped at lower margin, framed. Large and impressive full-length portrait of Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy, tenth Governor of New South Wales between 1846 and 1855. The aristocratic FitzRoy was also the half-brother of Robert FitzRoy, commander of the Beagle on which Charles Darwin served as naturalist.Charles Fitzroy was born in 1796 and received his first military commission at the age of sixteen. He fought at Waterloo and served in the colonial administration of the Cape Colony, South Africa, and elsewhere before his appointment as Governor of New South Wales in August of 1846. FitzRoy was renowned for his conciliatory temperament: he replaced the staunch and often unpopular Sir George Gipps who retired amidst massive public disagreement on land allocation to powerful squatters. FitzRoy appeased the squatters with the assistance of new Secretary of State, Earl Grey. He was later commended for maintaining law and justice during the massive upheavals in Australian society following the discovery of gold in 1851, and oversaw the end of convict transportation to Australia. He departed Australia in 1855, learning later in that year that his eldest son had lost his life in the Crimean War.This portrait is dated August 1856 and depicts Sir Charles FitzRoy in the full dress and regalia of a Colonial Governor, complete with the decorations earnt while an infantry officer earlier in his career.

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        CATECHISM FOR JEWISH CHILDREN: DESIGNED AS A RELIGIOUS MANUAL FOR HOUSE AND SCHOOL

      Philadelphia; Stereotyped For The Author By L. Johnson & Co. [1856] - 5616. Original Cloth. 12mo. X, 134 pages. 19 cm. Third edition. Singerman 1437. Dedicated to Rebecca Gratz. Preface to Third edition: "The favourable reception which this manual met with on its first appearance induced me to issue, in 5605, a second edition, differing scarcely from the first; [ ] About eleven years have now elapsed since this book was reissued; and, as it has by degrees found its way into many schools, I now present it in a manner more permanent than before, --the title slightly changed, and with such verbal corrections here and there as a careful revision has pointed out to be needed. The second edition had indeed not been exhausted by the public demand; but, a calamitous conflagration having destroyed the remainder of the same, a new supply had to be provided, to answer any demand which may be made for it; and it is to be hoped that the Catechism in its new form may be the means of an extended usefulness for many years to come. And, in this connection, I cannot avoid stating that it is a gratifying phenomenon that, notwithstanding the indifference which many express towards religion, there is a deep-seated feeling that something ought and must be done to enlighten the youthful mind. Therefore, if any event in my life can afford me some degree of satisfaction, it is the consciousness of having added one contribution, by this unpretending work, to satisfy the demand for information in the ways of the law of God. [ ] With these few words the Catechism is again offered to the indulgent kindness of the American and British Israelites, in the full hope that it may be of service to those for whose edification it was composed. " Subjects: Jewish religious education. Jews - Education - United States. OCLC lists 6 copies. Lightly stained and lightly foxed. Wear to original boards. Good + condition. (SPEC-40-1) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Plays Accurately printed from the Text of the Corrected Copies left by the late George Steevens and Edmond Malone, with Mr Malone's various Readings A selection of Explanatory and Historical Notes, from the most eminent Commentators A History of the Stage, and a Life of Shakespeare, by Alexander Chalmers The works include: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony & Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc

      London: Printed for Longman and Co., Rivington, ... 1856., 1856. 8 volumes, 8vo. Contemporary full tan calf boards with gilt rule, later respined in light calf with twin, red and maroon title labels, and gilt tooling to spines; marbled end papers and edges. Portrait frontispiece of Shakespeare to volume I. Corners rubbed; a little marking to boards; extremities rubbed. A handsome, sound set.

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        Bertha's Christmas Vision: An Autumn Sheaf

      Boston: Brown, Bazin, 1856. First edition of AlgerÕs FIRST BOOK. Wood-engraved frontispiece and additional pictorial title-page, half-title. viii, 248 pp. Publisher's purple cloth, covers blocked in blind, spine gilt; spine faded, top of spine rubbed, with some foxing. Generally a Very Good copy. With the bookplates of Arthur Swann (Sale, Parke-Bernet, 22 March 1960, lot 6); Mildred Greenhill; and H. Bradley Martin (sold for $1300 in his sale in 1990). FIRST BOOK, QUITE RARE AlgerÕs first book, published in his 24th year. It is a compilation of sentimental stories and poems, most of which had appeared previously in periodicals.

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        ELEMENES de la GRAMMAIRE CHINOISE, ou principes generaux du Kou-Wen ou style antique, et du Kouan-Hoa, c'est-a-dire, de la langue commune generalement usitee dans l'empire chinois [together with] M.A. Bazin's GRAMMAIRE MANDARIN ou Principes generaux de la Langue Chinoise Parlee. [together with] Pliny Earle Chase's CHINESE & INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS AND ANALOGUES, First Number [1861]. TOGETHER THREE WORKS

      Paris & London: Maisonneuve et Cie; L'Imprimerie Imperiale;Sampson & Low. Very Good. 1857,1856,1861. Half morocco. A beautiful copy of three important works in half red morroco & silk covered boards; top edge gilt. Moisture mark to bottom of Grammaire Mandarin. ; 8vo ; xxxii,240; xxx,122;48,16,2 pages .

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        A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, with Remarks on Their Economy

      New York: Dix & Edwards, 1856. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Spine ends frayed, corners worn through. Cloth shows a few scratches. This stain to bottom edge of page block at the corner. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down. Rear hinge started. Foxing to prelims and terminals. A very handsome copy of Olmstead's account of the slave economy in the pre-war South.

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        Leaves of Grass.

      Fowler and Wells, Brooklyn, New York 1856 - Second editon of Leaves of Grass with an additional twenty poems not found in the first edition as well as a new section of correspondence and reviews entitled "Leaves-droppings" that begins with the famous letter from Emerson containing the salutation "I greet you at the beginning of a great career." Small octavo, original green cloth. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Walt Whitman. One of a 1,000 copies. In very good condition with some toning to the spine and overall light wear. Bookplate of Barrett Wendell to the inside gutter. Barrett was an American academic and a trustee of the Boston Athenaeum, a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and he was also elected to the Harvard Board of Overseers. Bookplate of William Whitwell Greenough. Greenough was a Boston merchant and politician, trustee of the Boston Public Library, 1856-1888, President of the Board of Trustees, 1866-1888. A nice example of this rarity with noted provenance. "Always the champion of the common man, Whitman is both the poet and the prophet of democracy In a sense, it is America's second Declaration of Independence: that of 1776 was political, this of 1855 intellectual" (PMM 340). The most important and influential volume of poetry written in America, Whitman's literary masterpiece, Leaves of Grass is "one of the most magnificent fabrications of modern times he never surrendered his vision of himself as one who might go forth among the American people and astonish them " (DAB). "The book is quite a rarity and is seldom found in good condition" (Wells & Goldsmith, pp. 5-6). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CHAPMAN'S SECTIONAL MAP OF WISCONSIN, WITH THE MOST RECENT SURVEYS.

      Milwaukee. . 1856 - 36 x 33 1/2 inches, with full period hand-color. Folded into original 16mo. cloth boards, stamped in blind and gilt. Cloth a touch faded. Near fine. A large, attractive map of Wisconsin, showing all the surveyed counties and many towns, and extending northward to include the unsurveyed areas. Chapman produced several pocket maps of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. This version was copyrighted the previous year, and is unrecorded in this configuration by Phillips. RUMSEY 1661. CHECKLIST OF PRINTED MAPS OF THE MIDDLE WEST TO 1900 (WISCONSIN), p.303.

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        The States and Territories of the Great West

      New York, NY: Miller, Orton, and Mulligan, 1856. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota [sic], Kansas, and Nebraska; their Geography, History, Advantages, Resources, and Prospects; compristing their Local History, Institution and Laws. With a table of distances, large fold-out map, and numerous illustrations. Cloth boards with blind-embossed designs, faded gilt on spine. Boards moderately faded, with bumped corners and head/foot of spine. Some foxing towards front and rear of volume. Previous owner bookplates.

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        "Graphic scenes in the Japan Expedition ... comprising ten plates, and an illustrated title-page, printed in colors and tints by Sarony & Co."

      New York: G. P. Putnam & Co.. 1856. "Large folio (approx. 20½ x 15""), consisting of a title page, and introduction leaf, and 10 leaves of descriptive text to accompany each of the 10 plates, of which one is a lithograph portrait of Commodore Perry from a daguerreotype by P. Haas, 2 chromolithographs, 7 lithographs printed in 2 colors on India paper and mounted (as issued), original pictorial wrappers with the title enclosed by 8 vignette scenes and an American eagle at the top, the wrappers backed in blue cloth; the whole in the publisher's quarter green morocco lettered in gilt on upper cover; some soiling of the front wrapper and title page a little spotted, but over all very good or better. Bennett, p. 53: ""The plates are very beautiful Japanese scenes and places of special interest, many times finer than the plates in the three-volume regular account of the Perry Expeditionose in the regular account of the Perry expedition."" Heine (1827-1885) was the official artist on Perry's expedition to Japan in 1853- 54. The sketches he produced of the places he visited and the people he encountered there, together with the daguerreotypes taken by his colleague Eliphalet Brown Jr., formed the basis of the official iconograhy of the American expedition to Japan which remains an important record of the country as it was before the foreigners arrived in force. Upon his return to New York in 1855 he published several books: a collection of prints entitled Graphic Scenes of the Japan Expedition; and the 400 sketches which were included in Perry's official report, as well as his memoirs, Reiss um die Welt nach Japan (Leipzig, 1856). Bennett, p. 53: ""The plates are very beautiful Japanese scenes and places of special interest, many times finer than the plates in the three-volume regular account of the Perry Expeditionose in the regular account of the Perry expedition."" McGrath, American Color Plate Books 123."

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        Die Insel Mainau und der Badische Bodensee. Mit Berücksichtigung der angrenzenden Gebietstheile.

      Karlsruhe, Müller, 1856.. VIII, 1 Bl., 289 S. Mit farb. lithogr. Titel u. 10 getönten Lithographien v. J.N. Heinemann. Illustr. Orig.-Pappband.. Die Tafeln zeigen Mainau (2), Konstanz, Meersburg, Kirchberg, Überlingen, Ludwigshafen, Frauenberg, Reichenau und Radolfzell. - Alte Widmung auf dem Vorsatz. Wie fast immer sind die Tafeln, meist am Rand, mäßig bis stärker braunfleckig. Der Text ist sauber und gut erhalten. Rücken u. Rückdeckel etw. fleckig.

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        The Three-Fold San-Tsze-King; or, The Triliteral Classic of China

      London: David Nutt, 1856 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 19.8*12.4cm, 78p. Title in red and black, some slight spotting, contemporary half red calf. Title: The Three-Fold San-Tsze-King; or, The Triliteral Classic of China, as Issued I. by Wang-Po-Keou, II. by Protestant Missionaries in That Country; and III. by the Rebel-Chief Tae-Ping-Wang. [Hung Hsiu-ch'uan] Put into English, with Notes by The Rev. S. C. Malan. M. A. [Solomon Caesar Malan] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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