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        [THREE MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS RELATING TO A PROPOSED PORT FOR THE SOUTHERN COAST OF THE PROVINCE OF SANCTI SPIRITUS]

      Sancti Spiritus, Cuba. 1856-1858.. 114pp. in three parts. Small quarto. Dbd. Light toning and foxing. Very good. Detailed reports on the proposed public works project concerning a port on the Zaza River for the province of Sancti Spiritus in central Cuba. The Zaza River reaches the sea at the small town of Tunas de Zaza, presumably the location of the port under discussion. There is much detail on both the need for the port and proposals for construction. The engineer discusses the difficulties involved, such as flooding in the river delta, as well as the benefits to commerce, both foreign and domestic. There is also mention of the need for security forces to deter any insurrection on the part of slaves. The first two documents are addressed by Joaquin Casariego to the Governor, while the last is signed by Juan Marin and Juan Falces.

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        Album of 93 Original Water Colour Paintings by Richard Ford (21 April 1796 – 31 Aug 1858), Compiled by His Wife, Mary Ford (25 Jan 1816 – 4 March 1910)

      1856. () 83 leaves. Very good. Large octavo (11.75" X 9.5"). Recently finely bound in full speckled calf with blindstamped diamond design to both boards. Edges and sides of boards stamped in rolled gilt design. Spine in 6 compartments; red morocco label with gilt title to one compartment, remainder stamped heavily in gilt. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. A.e.g. With 83 leaves containing 93 mounted water colours by Ford, a letter introducing the album, a manuscript index by Mary Ford, and a colour portrait miniature of Richard Ford on ivory. Some watercolours in sepia tones and the remainder in full colour. Manuscript titles to most paintings in the hand of Mary Ford. Some sketches loosely mounted, with Ford's manuscript notes and signatures on the back. Occasional spotting and age toning to margins of leaves. A full description of each watercolour available on request. The water colours included in this album were composed after Ford's marriage to his third wife, Mary Molseworth, on June 12, 1851. That August, Ford and Mary left on a grand tour of England and Scotland and many of the paintings here must have been completed during this honeymoon trip. Featured are many religious sites in England and Scotland, including churches, cathedrals, and abbeys at, Iffley, York, Worcester, and Durham composed, no doubt, by Ford for his young bride, "a learned ecclesiologist [who] has been enchanted with the cathedrals of Hereford, Tewksbury, Gloucester, Worcester, and York, but most of all with most Princely Durham (Robertson 259)". Their trip also took them to Bolsover Castle, Barnard Castle, Kelso, and the Lake District, most of which are depicted in the album's water colours. Also included are scenes from France, including several of Dieppe and one of the Pyrenees, dated 1856. These must be among Ford's last foreign sketches, as his health continued to decline after returning to London from Paris. As would be expected from a travel writer, most of the paintings are of specific locations and scenes, titled accordingly. This album, crafted by Mary Ford within just a few short months after Richard Ford's passing, stands as a poignant memorial to her husband, his art, and their marriage. Mary's choice to include so many images composed during their trips together-- and of Mary's favorite subjects-- must have been an emotional one. A tremendous archive of the great travel writer, artist, and critic, Richard Ford, with an unparalleled and moving familial provenance. A copy of Ford's biography is included with the book: Robertson, Ian. Richard Ford1 796-1858: Hispanophile, Connoisseur and Critic. Norfolk, UK, 2004..

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        Election for West Camden. Speeches of Henry Molesworth Oxley

      Sydney,: Reading and Wellbank, n.d. but, 1856.. Octavo, inscribed "from Mr Macarthur" on the title-page, a little toned, a few spots; very good in recent neat brown cloth. Rare pamphlet relating to the first parliament in New South Wales, printing the thoughts of James Macarthur relating to his election as the member for West Camden. Inscribed "from Mr. Macarthur" at the head of the title-page.James Macarthur was born at Elizabeth Farm in Parramatta, schooled in England and Europe, but returned to New South Wales in 1817 to manage the family estates. Astute and considered, he was responsible for many innovations including pursuing his interest in the cultivation of vines, and working to improve the family's merino flock. He worked hard as a politician, and in 1837 published his work on New South Wales, its Present State and Future Prospects. The present work is the most important printed document relating to his brief political career. In 1856 he was elected as one of the founding members of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, representing Camden. Macarthur served briefly as colonial treasurer, but soon resigned his seat in order to be re-elected for West Camden. In 1859 he retired.This rare pamphlet prints Macarthur's address of June 1856, together with the comments of his primary supporter Henry Molesworth Oxley, the younger son of the explorer John Oxley. Henry Oxley would in turn be elected as member for Camden on Macarthur's retirement.Ferguson knew only his own copy and a second in the Mitchell Library.Ferguson, 13715.

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        Graphic Scenes in the Japan expedition

      New York: Putnam, 1856. Large folio. (20 1/4 x 15 inches). 12 leaves letterpress text. 10 lithographic prints on proof paper, tipped onto bristol board (one tinted portrait of Perry from a daguerreotype by P. Haas, nine views by Heine printed in colours and finished by hand) all printed by Sarony & Co. Publisher's wrappers within half dark maroon morocco over publisher's cloth portfolio. Housed in a modern red morocco backed box. The very rare deluxe coloured issue on card of this important work recording Commodore Perry's expedition to Japan. Evidence of the rarity of this album is given by Bennett writing in 1947: "Obviously several copies must have been preserved, but the one described seems to be the only one yet offered for public sale." William Heine was the official artist of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's expedition to Japan in 1853-54. On returning to the United States he produced several series of prints commemorating the trip. A group of six elephant-folio prints appeared in 1855, and the following year the present volume was issued, in a smaller format, with different images and with explanatory text. Both projects employed the New York lithographic firm of Sarony, probably the best lithographers in the United States at that time. "As artistic productions, the pictures speak for themselves ... none superior to them have been executed in the United States, and they have no cause to shun comparison with some of the best productions of Europe" (Introduction). Copies were produced on regular paper and in the deluxe form, as in the present copy, mounted on bristol board and beautifully finished by hand. The plates are numbered and titled as follows [1. portrait of Perry]; 2. Macao from Penha Hill; 3. Whampoa Pagoda; 4. Old China Street, Canton; 5. Kung-kwa at On- na, Lew-Chew; 6. Mia or road side chapel at Yokuhama; 7. Temple of Ben- teng in the harbor of Simoda; 8. Street and bridge at Simoda; 9. Temple of the Ha-tshu Man-ya-tshu-ro at Simoda; 10. Grave yard at Simoda Dio Zenge. Bennett describes the plates as "many times finer than those in the regular account of the Perry expedition." His remarks on the work's great rarity are confirmed by its absence from both the Abbey catalogue and Cordier's Japanese bibliography. Bennett, p.53. McGrath, American Color Plate Books 123.

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        Eight photographic glass negative plates and prints

      Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856-1931) was a German aristocrat, wealthy and well educated but of delicate health. He  was advised to seek out a mild climate to recuperate. With financial help from his family he moved in 1876 to Taormina, a then quiet town on the northeast coast of Sicily, which he came to say was his "paradise on earth". From time to time he would visit his cousin, Wilhelm von Plüschow, in Naples who taught him the techniques of photography. In Taormina there was much to photograph--the rugged panoramas, the Greek and Roman remains which were everywhere, and of course the young men and boys whose classical beauty overwhelmed him. He posed his models, often unclothed, on the terrace of his villa, at one of the picturesque ruins near at hand, or against one of the many striking vistas. Von Gloeden made no secret of his homosexuality but was accepted by his neighbors who seemed able to ignore what he was doing with their sons. They appear to have loved him in fact. He certainly provided much welcome money, as outright payment or as royalties to his models, or other support when the families were in difficulty, and his aristocratic background may have added a touch of glamor. From 1883 his photographs began to be noticed. There was an exhibition at the Royal Photographic Society in London, and his photographs were published in various German periodicals devoted to art and even in the National Geographic in the United States. The period from 1890 to the outbreak of World War One was his most productive period. In the end he may have taken as many as 7000 pictures. None were overtly sexual, although the homoerotic content was clear. They had a wide appeal, and his villa at Taormina became a place for the rich and famous to visit. Oscar Wilde came, as as did King Edward VII, André Gide, Richard Strauss, Rudyard Kipling, to mention only a few. His idyl came to an end in 1915 when Italy joined the Allied side. Von Gloeden returned to Germany. One of the first boys he photographed, Pancrazio Bucini, known as "il Moro" because of his dark good looks, who had become his devoted companion, kept an eye on the villa. Von Gloeden was able to return in 1919 which turned out to be a sad homecoming for him because he was able again to review the images of so many youths whose lives were lost during the war. Von Gloeden died in 1931. Everything was inherited by Pancrazio Bucini who kept it all lovingly. However in 1933 the Italian Fascist government confiscated and destroyed around 1000 glass negatives. Then in 1936 there was an "anti-vice" campaign and another 1000 negatives were smashed. Bucini stoutly defended his late friend, although he had to endure years of imprisonment. What remains today are about a 1000 glass plates. The Kinsey Institute has 250. The rest are dispersed in various private and public collections. 

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        El Archivo Mexicano, Coleccion de Leyes, Decretos, Circulares y Otros

      1856. [Mexico]. El Archivo Mexicano: Coleccion de Leyes, Decretos, Circulares y Otros Documentos. Mexico [City]: Imprenta de Vicente G. Torres, 1856-1862. Six volumes. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary quarter sheep over marbled boards, raised bands and gilt titles and ornaments to spines. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to edges, corners bumped. Moderate toning to text, lighter in places, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, location numbers to front pastedowns, small inkstamps to title pages. A nice copy of a rare title. * These volumes collect legislation and related documents from 1854 to 1861. This was a crucial era in Mexican history. It began with the overthrow of Santa Ana, the drafting of the moderately liberal Second Federal Republic of Mexico in 1857 and the War of Reform, a civil war, that followed. The war ended in 1861 with the French invasion of Mexico, which established a monarchy under Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria, who was crowned Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico. OCLC locates 1 copy (at the British Library). Clagett and Valderrama, A Revised Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Mexico 396.

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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...Compiled from the Original Notes and Journals of Commodore Perry and his Officers... by Francis L. Hawks

      Government Printing Office, 1856. Hardcover. Good. 3 volumes. Thick 4to. A.O.P. Nicolson, 1856. U.S. Navy, Blue cloth. Original boards. Spines rebacked. Vol. 2 & 3 has modern blue cloth spine. Hand colored pictures. 537 pp.; 414 pp. + fac-simile [sic] of original treay with Japan + index (XI) + rear fold out maps; 705 pp.Partial damp stain to vol. 1. Numerous woodcuts, fold out maps and charts. Hill 230-231; Sabin 30968

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        Diccionario Juridico-Commercial

      1856. Borges, Jose Ferreira [1786-1838]. Diccionario Juridico-Commercial. Porto: Typographia de S.J. Pereira, 1856. viii, 423 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto (8-1/2" x 6"). Contemporary sheep treated to resemble tree calf, lettering piece, gilt fillets and ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, front hinge cracked, bookseller ticket to front pastedown. Some toning to text, light foxing and negligible dampstaining in places. An attractive copy. * Second and final edition. A highly regarded dictionary dealing with commercial law, commerce and political economy. According to the preface, it was intended to be a companion to the author's Codigo Commercial Portuguez (1836). It was originally published in 1839. Both editions of this dictionary are rare. OCLC locates 2 copies of the first in North American law libraries (Harvard, UC-Berkeley), 1 of the second (at the Library of Congress). Catalogo da Livraria de Azevedo-Samodaes 1204.

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        The Illustrated London News. 1856 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME

      London.: Illustrated London News.. 1856.. Bound volume, January through June 1856 year of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, 720pp, Index to Engravings for Vol. XXVIII, 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities and spine rubbed. Interior tight and clean with occasional light foxing, intermittent library stamps (mostly in upper right corner), missing pages 71, 211/212, 213/214, dampstaining to January 19 issue, mended tear to page 523/524, 3 x 1 inch area of paper loss to mid left edge of page 564, two small sections misbound but all pages present, soft creases to a few pages. . VOLUME XXVIII FEATURES: Extensive Coverage of the Crimean War and Siege of Sebastopol plus Historical Summary of the Russian War (continued from page 330 Volume XXV); The Grand Naval Review: Supplement with numerous full page engravings including Plan of Spithead. DOUBLE PAGE TIPPED IN ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDE: The Procession of Her Majesty to Open Parliament 112/113, State Procession (Elephants) Bearing Presents to the King of Ava 236/237, The Council of War at Paris 284/285, The Naval Review: The Fleet Rounding the Pivot Ships 472/473, The Grand Naval Review 540/541, The Inundations at Lyons drawn by Gustave Dore 704/705. FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDE: Navel Engagement Between the Swedes and the Russians from an Old Print(1714) 20, The Chasseurs de Vincennes 37, The French Imperial Guard-Horse Artillery 40, The Crimean Troops at thee Place Vendome Bear Hunting in Sweden 45, Christmas Pantomimes 48, The British Army Post Office, Constantinople 60, The French Imperial Guard, Cavalry 65, Ely Cathedral Restored (two interior views) 76, 77, Sketches In Japan (two pages, each with four images) 84-85, The Chasseurs D'Afrique 100, Destruction of the Docks, Sebastopol 108, Woronzoff, or Little Kamiesch 149, Professor Faraday Lecturing at the Royal Instituion 177, Burning a Santhal Village 197, The Court of the Louvre, Paris 244, The Baltic Flying Squadron 248, The Siege of Sebastopol: Interior of the Redan (front page) 265, Burning of Covent Garden Theatre 276, The Colossus, with the Gun Boat Flotilla 341, Balaclava, (from a photograph) 368, The Yarmouth Herring Fishery (two images) 373, The Uniforms of the British Cavalry 377, The Falkland Islands (Two pages, each with two images including Port William) 412/413, The Uniform of the Coldstream Guards 460, Very Polite drawn by John Leech 453, The Grand Naval Review (including Manning the Yards) 436/437, Eight Hours at the Sea-Side drawn by John Leech 505, Picture Sale at Messrs. Christie and Manson's 552, The New Naval Uniforms 556. MAPS: Map of the Frontiers of Austria and Russia 96, The Crimea and Adjacent Coasts (E. K. Johnson 1856 51 x 77 cm. Uncoloured as issued. Folded.), Picture Map of the Baltic Sea (E. K. Johnson 1856 49 x 76 cm. Uncoloured. Folded.), Map of Central America Shewing the proposed routes of communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans 648. COLOR PLATES: The Standard Bearer; Beauties of England and Wales (two prints); Sketch in the Fruit Market at Rio (all with dampstain in lower margin). ILLUSTRATED ARTICLES INCLUDE: Hamilton, Ontario; the Santhal Insurection; Western Australia (including half page view of Perth); the Peace Commemoration (many full page prints). .

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        Wyld’s Map of Central America, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Mosquita, The British Colonies with the Boundaries & Treaty Lines of the Central American States

      London: James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen & H.R.H. Prince Albert. Charing Cross East; & 2, Royal Exchange, 1856. First edition. Cloth a bit faded to brown, inner paper lining of cover cracked in fold, else fine. Map with minor expert restoration, no tears or cracks. 12mo, unfolded map is 23.5 x 33.25 inches.

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        Iconographie der Pharaonen. (Rückentitel)

      (Berlin, 1856).. 102 Tafeln mit montierten lithograph. Abb. verschiedener Pharaonen; Tafel 101 mit 2 kl. mont. Abb. (num. 101a und 101b). Roter HLdr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und blindgepr. Decken. Mit 1 Schließe. 32 x 26,5 cm. WorldCat 25810772. - Für mich bibliographisch nicht weiter nachweisbar; über WorldCat lässt sich nur ein Standort im Institut national d`histoire de l`art, Collections Jacques Doucet (Paris) nachweisen, dort mit dem Zusatz: "Le nom de l`auteur presume: C.R. Lepsius, est sajoute au crayon" und ebenfalls mit 102 Tafeln, auch wie hier ohne jedweden Text oder Titel. - Nicht in der sehr umfangreichen, über Internet einsehbaren Liste der Nachweise der Schriften Lepsius im Bestand der Bibliothek der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. - Die schönen Portraits mit dem Namen des entsprechenden Pharaos in Hieroglyphenschrift und (meist) in lateinischer Umschrift. - Gering berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen. Die Trägerpapiere in den Ecken tls. leicht fleckig, die Abbildungen selbst sauber und frisch.

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        The Traveller's Library Complete in Twenty-Five Volumes

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1856. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. 25 volumes in half calf over cloth boards, spines gilt in compartments. Chipping and wear to spine labels, a few missing, wear at spine ends, scattered foxing, a few loose signatures, but generally intact and an attractive set. Rarely seen complete. Most volumes with 2 or more books, generally each with a separate title page. Covering:& & Europe (7 volumes): Swiss Men and Swiss Mountains; Ascent of Mont Blanc; Sketches of Nature in the Alps; Corsica; A Tour on the Continent; Residence in Norway; Notes on France, Russia, Etc.; Rambles in Iceland; Rambles in Norway, Russia; Russia; St. Petersburg; Russians of the South; Brittany; The Vaudois; Arctic Voyages, Etc.& & Asia : Syria and Palestine; Tartary, Thibet, and China; Philippine Islands& & Africa (2 volumes) : The Zulus of Natal; The Niger, Tshadda, and Binue; Morocco; African Wanderings& & America (2 vols) : Brazil; Cuba; United States; Canada & & Australia; Voyage Around the World& & Biography and History (4 vols): Wellington; Turenne; The Battle of Leipsic; Schamyl; Fuller; Turkey and Chirtendom; Ferdinand I and Maximilian II; Defoe; Churchill; Johnson; Swift; RichardsonHolcroft; Arago; Chesterfield; Selwyn& & Selections From Sydney Smith's Writings& & Selections from Macaulay's Essays and Speeches (2 vols)& & Fiction : Seaward's Narrative; Confessions of a Working Man; The Attic Philosophers; A Love Story; Sir Roger de Coverley; Memoirs of a Maitre-D'Armes& & Mines and Mining: Coal; Tin; Copper, etc.& & Natural Philosophy: The Natural History of Creation; Indications of Instinct; The Electric Telegraph& & Miscellanies: Lord Carlisle's Lectures and Addresses; Mormonism; London; Railway Morals; Printing Size: Octavo (8vo). 25-volume set (complete). Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042219. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS:

      Philadelphia: D. Rice & A.N. Hart, 1856. Moderate to heavy foxing, inner hinges professionally repaired. Nice copies. Four volumes. Quarto. 142 biographies, each illustrated with a full-page steel engraving. In publisher's embossed leather bindings, a.e.g., the covers with overall decoration and gilt titles on spines

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        The birds of America, from drawings made in the United States and their territories. Volume 7.

      New York: V. G. Audubon, 1856. - AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES The birds of America, from drawings made in the United States and their territories. Volume 7. New York: V. G. Audubon, 1856. 4to. (28x19 cm.), volume 7 only, 372 p., 80 full-page hand-colored plates with tissue guards. Publisher's deluxe binding in full blind-stamped morocco, blind stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Very good. ISBN: EURO 3500 CATALOG: Zoology KEYWORDS: Zoology America Birds Ornithology [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Pâtissier moderne ou Traité élémentaire et pratique de la Pâtisserie Française au dix-neuvième siècle

      - Paris, chez l’auteur, 1856. In/4 reliure contemporaine à la bradel lie-de-vin, pièce de titre noire, 33 planches dont 5 dépliantes de grand format et de nombreuses à double pages, 267 p. Quelques rousseurs éparses. Vicaire col. 61. - Biting p. 25. Edition originale, rééditée en 1860. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Under the Command of Commodore M C Perry of the United States Navy. Vols. I and II [of three volumes]

      G : in good condition. Covers rubbed with wear to leather spines and fading to lower edges of front cover of vol. II. Both vols. with stamp and bookplate of the Cruising Library Association. Some mild browning to pages and sporadic light foxing First Edition Quarter-leather cover 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). xvii; 537pp; 414pp, xipp. Vol. I with 88 [of 89] colour plates including two folding facsimiles of Japanese paintings. Additional folding maps. Vol. II with chromolithographic plates (natural history), and 16 charts, plus two folding maps. This edition of does not include the suppressed 'nude bathing scene'. The two volumes of the American expedition to China and Japan refer to the period which saw the beginnings of international relations between the two major powers. Profusely illustrated with drawings which display all aspects of the Orient from a Western perspective.Volume two contains a facsimile of the original treaty with Japan.

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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. Sthlm, Typografiska föreningens boktryckeri, 1856. 8:o. (4),256 s. & 8 handkolorerade litografiska plr & 1 utvikbar karta. Med illustrationer i texten. Ganska nött samtida hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg. Pärmhörnen ngt stukade. Inre främre falsen delvis sprucken och även överst i den bakre innerfalsen. Genomgående bruntonad. Enstaka småfläckar, t.ex. på s. 229-33 och kartan är lagerfläckig. Med A. F. von Kothens namnteckning och Axel Bergmans stplr.. Du Rietz Bibliotheca polynesiana 395. Klingberg & Bratt Barnböcker utgivna i Sverige 1840-89 1222. Fem av planscherna är signerade av Andrietta Lindeberg. Carl Magnus Ekbohrn (1807-81) var författare, journalist, boktryckare och tullman samt lexikograf. Han sammanställde anteckningar från en av expeditionsdeltagarna, Carl Edvard af Trolle, men hämtade även uppgifter från Anderssons och Skogmans beskrivningar av samma resa. De trevliga planscherna med vyer från Lima, Honolulu, Tahiti, Samoa, Hawaii, Buenos Aires, San Domingo och San Francisco

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        Ordnance Survey of the Isle of Wight and Part of Hampshire. [Geological map].

      1856.. Map dimensions 59 x 92 cm, overall 68 x 99 cm. Hand coloured folding map to a scale of one mile to the inch, backed on linen with dissections, marbled paper to the end sections when folded. A very good bright example in the original maroon cloth case with some minor rubbing, Stanford's paper label to the side with very slight loss to one corner.

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        Raccolta di cronisti e documenti storici lombardi inediti.

      Milano, Francesco Colombo, 1856-57. 1856 Due volumi in 8°, pagg. XL, 524; XIII, (1), 702 con un albero genealogico f.t. della famiglia ducale di Mantova e due tavole ripiegate raffiguranti la pianta della città di Mantova ed una cartina del territorio mantovano; legatura in mezza tela rossa, titoli oro al dorso. L'opera raccoglie interessanti scritti di storia lombarda, tra cui: "Cronaca di Antonio Grumello pavese dal 1467 al 1529 sul testo a penna esistente nella Biblioteca del signor Principe Emilio Barbiano di Belgiojoso", pubblicata per la prima volta da Giuseppe Muller. "I congiurati bresciani del 1512 ed il processo inedito che li riguarda", di Federico Odorici. "Cronaca di Mantova di Andrea Schivenoglia", di Carlo D'Arco. "Relazione delle cose successe in Pavia dal 1524 al 1528 scritta da Martino Verri", di Giuseppe Muller.... Alcune tipiche fioriture della carta. Nel complesso ottimo stato. Fondamentale opera, non comune.

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        DESCRIZIONE DELLO STATO fisico-politico-statistico-storico-biografico della provincia e Diocesi di Cremona compilata dal sacerdote?

      Copelotti [1856] 2 voll. in-4, pp. LVIII, 754; 334, bross. edit. con leg. d'attesa in carta rosa. Al primo vol. ritr. litogr. dell'A. e antip. litogr. in color seppia con tit. contornato da fregio e picc. veduta di Cremona in calce. In antip. al secondo vol. altra tav. litogr. con stemma. Testo su due colonne. Rottura al d. ma ottimo e fresco esempl. in barbe. [226]

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        Recueil des Plans des Ports & Rades de la Mer Méditerranée de la Mer Noire & de la Mer d'Azof d'après les Observations les plus récentes.. d'après le Portulan de.. Baudin, Smyth et Beauffort de la Marine Royale d'Angleterre.. et Tofino.

      Marseille, J. Maistre, 1856. 1856 In-4° oblungo (225x297mm), legatura coeva m. pelle con titolo, filetti e segnatura di volume in oro al dorso. Punte in pergamena. Patti cartonati. Frontespizio inciso in litografia da Décugis con dedica a stampa al Principe di Joinville entro svolazzi sormontata dallo stemma del dedicatario, il tutto entro bordura. Complessive 127 litografie e 2 pagine di indice (numerate come 124, essendoci tre tavole-bis, la 66, 80 e 107). Una carta di indice finale su cinque colonne. Le tavole, raffiguranti baie, rade, porti, città, sono cosi' suddivise: 60 riguardano la Spagna, 20 la Francia, 16 la Corsica, 20 l'Italia (di cui 6 la Sardegna e 5 la Sicilia), 9 l'Africa e 2 Malta. Bruniture e fioriture sparse, aloni ai contropiatti, alle sguardie e ai margini di alcune tavv. Restauri ai piatti. Discreto esemplare. Riedizione di Marsiglia della prima parte di questo celebre portolano del Mediterraneo, relativa soltanto al Mediterraneo occidentale; manca il secondo volume, contenente le tavole dall'Adriatico sino al Mar Nero e al Mare di Azof. Cfr. Navigare e descrivere. Isolari e portolani del Museo Correr di Venezia 15.-18. secolo. A cura di Camillo Tonini e Piero Lucchi, Venezia, Marsilio, 2001, p. 148, n. 40. Oblong 4to (225x297mm), contemporary binding in half leather. Lithographic title engraved by Décugis. 127 lithographic plates and 2 index pages (numbered ad 124 because there are three plates with double numeration, the 66, the 80 and the 107). The plates represent ports, harbours, bays, etc.; 60 plates concern Spain, 20 concern France, 16 Corsica, 20 Italy (of whom 6 regard Sardinia and 5 Sicily), 9 Africa and 2 Malta. Usual foxing and browning, dampstains to the oinside boards, to the end-papers and to the edges of some pages. Some restorations to the plates. Fairly good copy Later edition of Marseille of the first part of this famous Portolan of the Mediterranean. Lacks the second volume, with the plates from the Adriatic to the Black Sea and to the Sea of Azof.

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        Dell'arte ginnastica. Libri sei di Girolamo Mercuriali recati per la prima volta in italiana favella dal sacerdote Giovanni Rinaldi da Forlì, con note

      Faenza; Pietro Conti 1856 in 4°; pp. XX, 344, 4 + XXVIII tavv. (ill. in bn.); leg. in mezza pergamena. Fregi e titolo al dorso in oro. L'opera del medico forlivese (1530-1606) rivaluta il corpo e l'utilità dell'esercizio ginnico - come praticato da Greci e Romani - per acquisire la migliore prestanza fisica, preservare la salute e guarire dalle malattie

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        Zoologiska studier, afhandlande djurrikets naturliga familjer, till den studerande ungdomens tjenst utarbetade.

      I:1-3. Lund, Berlingska boktryckeriet, 1856-57. Stor 8:o. VI,41,(1) s. & 4 utvikbara tryckta tabeller + 43-154 s. & 2 utvikbara tryckta tabeller + 155-240,(4) s. + DAHLBOM, A. G. Atlas till zoologiska studier. Första häftet: innehåller tretton plancher. Lund, Berlingska boktryckeriet, 1857. Stor 8:o. VI s. & 13 litograferade plr, varav 1 handkolorerad. Fyra häften med tryckta omslag. Omslaget till häfte I blekt rosa, övriga gröna. En del smärre riss och smårevor på omslagen. Omslaget till atlashäftet diskret förstärkt på insidan av ryggen med pergamyn. De tre första häftena ouppskurna, medan atlasens plr ligger lösa. Häfte I lätt lagerfläckigt, häfte II lagerfläckigt fram till s. 74, därefter rent.. Nissen Die zoologische Buchillustration 1024. Med latinsk parallelltitel. Exemplar finns med samtliga planscher handkolorerade, vanligtvis är endast, som här, plansch V handkolorerad. Allt som utkom av Dahlboms zoologi - författaren avled 1859 - och endast omfattande däggdjuren. Arbetet skrevs under en vistelse i Paris och de fina planscherna, ritade av F. Bocourt och tryckta av bröderna Becquet, avbildar djur och preparater i Paris museum. I de fylliga beskrivningarna av djurarterna upplyser Dahlbom bl.a. om att Paris museum äger två daguerreotypiporträtter av chimpanser, "troligen bland de första som blifvit tagne af lefvande djur." Med tanke på den långa exponeringstiden får det betecknas som en bedrift att levande djur över huvudtaget porträtterades under daguerreotypieran

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        Mémoires complets et authentiques du Duc de Saint-Simon sur le Siècle de Louis XIV et la Régence (20 Tomes - Complet)

      Gustave Barba 1856 20 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin rouge, dos à 5 nerfs orné (fleurons), Gustave Barba, Paris, 1856, 515, 467, 444, 443, 428, 412, 432, 428, 406, 475, 464, 474, 416, 502, 408, 454, 439, 432, 472, 468 pp., avec les prospectus insérés par l'éditeur relatifs aux procès en cours Très rare et bon exemplaire parfaitement complet de cette belle édition des Mémoires de Saint-Simon, publiée par Emile de La Bédollière chez Gustave Barba (une coupe frottée et un petit frott. en queue au tome 2, qq. rouss, coins lég. frottés, bel exemplaire par ailleurs, de présentation très élégante). Suite à un procès intenté par Chéruel et Hachette à l'éditeur Barba, cette édition de "bibliothèque" imprimée par Plon (à ne pas confondre avec l'édition populaire publiée par le même éditeur en 5 volumes) fit en effet l'objet d'une saisie en règle, et a été méconnue par nombre de bibliographes. Elle contient une préface "remarquable" (cf Larousse, GDU, II, 472) rédigée par Emile de La Bédollière. Français

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        Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1856 (Maps)

      Washington: Cornelius Wendell, 1856. Hardcover. Ex-library. Thick 4to. xix, errata leaf,356pp followed by 2pp. index and 66 (of 67) maps, charts and diagrams. Ex-library with a library stamp on the title page. Library binding in sturdy tan buckram, printed spine titles. House of Representatives 34th Congress, 3d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 18. The lacking diagram is No. 62 ('Map of Magnetic Dip and Intensity'). Text block dampstained at lower right, left and upper right, the intensity decreasing toward the interior. Nearly all of the folding maps have had a professional reinforcement on the reverse at the folds. Aside from this, all maps and diagrams are in very good condition, most with light browning at the folds. No dampstains are noted on the maps or diagrams themselves except for the last three (diagrams 65-67), which have stains on the outer edges. There are no library markings noted on the maps. Overall a good example of a scarce item, with the important maps (including California, Washington and Oregon) in very good condition.

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        Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing Progress of the Survey During the Year 1856

      Washington, D.C.: Cornelius Wendell, Printer. 1856. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fair. First edition [1856]. Worn. Published as Ex. Doc. 18, 34th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives. Bookplate with compliments of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey, on front pastedown. Thick volume containing text, appendices, with numerous folding maps and diagrams. All maps present, diagrams 64, 65 and 66 absent. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering, nearly 12" tall, nearly 3" thick. Maps comprise a survey of the US from New England to the Pacific Northwest, some very large in size, mainly in good condition with just a few pinhole tears to intersecting folds, closed tears to the inner margins of the first map, extra creases to a two maps, fairly minor dampstains to maps 1, 3, 4, 8, 12, 21,22, 26, 49, 49, 51, 60 more extensive staining to 39, some spotting from old leaves and flowers. Covers worn, spotted and unevenly faded, front hinge cracked, some insect damage near the front hinge, free endpapers removed, dampstains to the far outer edges of the first several pages, some discoloration from old leaves and flowers mainly in the text section, pages 209-16 bound in upside down, just generally a little grubby from long term attic storage.

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        PAPER DOLLS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM

      1856. 2. DOLLS. (PAPER) PAPER DOLLS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM: A Book for Little Girls. NY: Anson Randolph 1856 (1856). 8vo, flexible green cloth stamped in blind and gold, 22p. + 8 plates, some mends, VG. The text, written for a young girl, is followed by 8 plates (misbound with plate VII repeated twice) designed to be copied to make dolls and clothing.

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        The Ship-Builder's Manual, and Nautical Referee, Vols. I and II

      New York Published By the Author 1856. Quarto, Quarter leather, Frontispiece lithograph plus 17 plates, [i-iii], iv, [v-viii], [9], 10-200 & [5]-188, [1]-2, [1]-2 pages. Condition: Near Fine. Griffiths, an American naval architect, is credited with designing the first true clipper ship. This is his scarce second work on shipbuilding, two volumes published in one. Tissue-guarded frontispiece lithograph of steamship Wm. Norris. The tissue guards over the remaining 17 plates in the text also remain in place, with most being lightly foxed. There is some mild browning to some sections of the textblock. Bound in original or early cloth over boards with leather spine. Minor exterior wear including rubs along joints, shallow bumps at fore corners. Prior owner embossed seal at lower fore corner of title page. Nautical & Maritime

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        Memoire sur le pancreas et sur le role du suc pancreatique dans les phenomenes digestifs

      Mallet Bachelier Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1856. 1st edition. BERNARD, Claude (1813-78). Memoire sur le pancreas et sur le role du suc pancrÈatique dans les phenomenes digestifs. . . . In Suppl. C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris) 1 (1856): 379-563 [1]pp. 9 lithographed plates (4 hand-colored) on 5 sheets. [Paris, 1856] 283 x 226 mm. Original paste paper wrappers, spine worn & splitting, fore-edges a bit frayed. First Edition, journal issue. Garrison-Morton 1000.1. The final and most complete statement of Bernard's first major physiological discovery-the role of the pancreas in digestion, particularly its function in the breakdown and absorption of fats. Bernard was the first to demonstrate that pancreatic juice acted upon fats by a saponification process; i.e., the breakdown of fats into fatty acids and glycerine. A very small number of copies of Bernard's Memoire were published in book form the same year. DSB. Grmek 163. Olmsted & Olmsted, Bernard, pp. 54-59.

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        By-Laws, Muster-Roll, and Papers Selected from the Archives of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry From November 17, 1774 to March 1, 1856

      James. B. Smith & Co, 1856. Hard cover bound in blue cloth with decorative stamping, gilt title, 81 pages. Binding shows small spots of wear at ends of spine and tips of corners, very lightly scuffed, lower edge of front free end paper has 1 inch closed tear and has lost the lower front corner which has been replaced, previous owner's name on top margin of title page. Text is unmarked but paper is sprinkled with light spotty foxing. 1 inch damp line runs across top margin of most pages. A solid copy of this rare book. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments.. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. Good +/No Dust Jacket as Published.

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        Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer

      J.& C. Brown & Co. London: J.& C. Brown & Co.. 1856. First. First English edition, preceded by an American piracy. Bound in contemporary diced half-morocco and marbled papercovered boards, front hinge a little worn and small nicks at the spine ends, still an attractive and pleasing, very good copy. The tremendous success of these short detective stories, the earliest by an English author, inspired a wave of imitators. Queen's Quorum #2, preceded only by Poe's Tales. .

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        Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

      NY., 1856.. b/w plates, ills. folding charts. A landmark in American exploration, these are the records of the first U.S. government-sponsored exploring expedition. Besides establishing the U.S. as a global power, it returned a wealth of scientific detail and nearly as much controversy. This is a later edition, the first having been published a decade previously. However, it has the taller format of earlier editions. The engravings in this set are particularly sharp and strong. Map of Hawaii missing from vol. 4, as cited by Haskell 13. (It appears never to have been bound in this set.) See Haskell 13 and 7. A tall, clean, bright copy attractively bound in half calf over marbled boards with red and black spine labels and gilt decoration.

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        Trondhjems Mysterier.

      Trondheim 1856. 8vo. 43 s.. Originalomslag. Pen! Meget sjelden. Medfølger i samme lott: Alpeblomster. En samling digte. Drammen 1846. Originalomslag. Omslaget mangler et lite hjørne, ellers pent eksemplar. Dronning Gyda. Historisk roman fra Harald Haarfagres tid. Første del(Alt som kom) Trondhjem 1851. 257 s. Originalomslag. Pent eksemplar. Norges Vaar og Norges Frihed. Syttendemaigave. Kristiania 1842. 32 s. Originalomslag. Navn på tittelbladet. Noen mindre lyter. 17. mai-Sange 6 s. u. år. Navnestempel (1840?) Gudbrandsdølerne. Drama i 4 handlinger. Originalomslag. Christiania 1857. 91 s. Mindre fuktskjold på de siste sidene. Ryggen tapet. Ellers et pent eksemplar. Foraarsgave for Damer. trondhjem 1849. Medfølger løst musikkbilag. Noe nyere privatbind. Samlede Digte. Throndhjem 1854. Udgivne af Christian Hansten. 508 s. Samtidig bind. Mangler forsatsbladet

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        Republican Campaign Songster, the : A Collection of Lyrics, Original and Selected, Specially Prepared for the Friends of Freedom in the Campaign of Fifty-Six (1856)

      Miller, Orton & Mulligan; N. Y. : 1856. Good First Edition Softcover 108 pages; 24mo (6") 16cm; Sewed binding. About 70 song lyrics with tunes indicated. No music. Publisher ads in rear for two books on James C. Fremont. ; Authentic anti-slavery songbook of newly formed (1854) Republican Party. 'A large majority of these songs were written expressly for this volume and now appear for the first time'. Topics include Bloody Kansas; Jessie and Fremont; Fremont and Dayton; traitor "Buck" James Buchanan; "pompous wretch" Millard Fillmore; freedom and liberty; doughfaces (Northerners who support slavery) etc. (Reprinted in 2000 as isbn 1429730609); Light foxing throughout. Covers rubbed and spotted but readable. Corners worn and curled. Closed tear to one leaf, no missing text. No backstrip, presumably as issued. Binding tight and solid. Extremely rare.

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        Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Under the Command of Commodore M C Perry of the United States Navy. Vols. I and II [of three volumes]

      Washington: A O P Nicholson, 1856.. First Edition. Quarter-leather cover. G : in good condition. Covers rubbed with wear to leather spines and fading to lower edges of front cover of vol. II. Both vols. with stamp and bookplate of the Cruising Library Association. Some mild browning to pages and sporadic light foxing. xvii; 537pp; 414pp, xipp :: Vol. I with 88 [of 89] colour plates including two folding facsimiles of Japanese paintings. Additional folding maps. Vol. II with chromolithographic plates (natural history), and 16 charts, plus two folding maps :: 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9") :: This edition of does not include the suppressed 'nude bathing scene'. The two volumes of the American expedition to China and Japan refer to the period which saw the beginnings of international relations between the two major powers. Profusely illustrated with drawings which display all aspects of the Orient from a Western perspective.Volume two contains a facsimile of the original treaty with Japan

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        SVENSKA FOGLARNA MED TEXT I-IV + PLANSCHBAND.

      Band I med text av Carl J. Sundevall, tryckt i Stockholm: J. & A. Riis, 1856. 352 s. Band II med text av Johan Gustaf Hjalmar Kindberg, tryckt i Stockholm: F. & G. Beijer, 1883. Titelbladet i faksimil. Sidorna 353-755. Band III med text av Johan Gustaf Hjalmar Kindberg, tryckt i Stockholm: F. & G. Beijer, 1885. Sidorna 757-1188. Band IV med text av Johan Gustaf Hjalmar Kindberg, tryckt i Stockholm: F. & G. Beijer, 1886. Sidorna 1189-1570. Planschbandet med litograferat titelblad och dedikationsblad, samt med 84 litograferade planscher av Peter Åkerlund och Paulina Sjöholm. Planscherna 15-32 tryckta i färglitografi, de övriga handkolorerade. Planscherna är mer eller mindre fläckade, dock utan att helhetsbilden av dessa påverkats i större grad. Planscherna 64, 65 och 69 hårt skurna i nedre marginalen, samt planscherna 66, 67, 68, 70, 71 och 79 med liten textförlust i nedre marginalen. Sist i atlasbandet finns två insatta rättelseblad. Verket inbundet i fyra senare handbundna halvskinnband med obetydligt blekta ryggar (Bonniers Bokbinderi, troligen utförda under William Barkells vakande öga) med ryggdekor, färgade titeletiketter i skinn och fyra kraftigt upphöjda bind. 23,5x32,5 cm. Med Malcolm Wallerstedt exlibris i samtliga volymer.. Björn Dal: Sveriges zoologiska litteratur 1996, sidorna 172-175

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        Lake Ngami; or, Explorations and Discoveries, during Four Years' Wanderings in the Wilds of South Western Africa.

      By Charles John Anderson. With a map, and numerous illustrations representing sporting adventures, subjects of natural history, devices för destroying wild animals, &c. London, Hurst and Blackett, 1856. 8vo. xviii,+ 536 pp.+ large fold. engr. map,+ 16 lith. plates. Wood engravings in text. Publ. gilt pictorial cloth, slightly faded. Small tear on top of spine. Fine copy from the library of Måns Ryberg. Mendelssohn p. 41. First edition of the Swedish Africa explorer and big game hunter Charles John Andersson's first book. It describes two expeditions made by Andersson, the first in company with Francis Galton to Nangoro Werft in 1851-52, and the other is when he travelled by himself to the Lake Ngami in 1853. Few books, according to Mendelssohn, give so "full and complete an account of Namaqualand, Damaraland, and the Ovampo country, and the description of the fauna of these countries is absolutely unequalled". Värmlänningen Charles John Anderssons första bok om sina äventyr i sydvästra Afrika. C. J. Andersson (1827-67) var oäkta son till Llewellyn Lloyd, under ett av dennes äventyr bland björnar och pigor i Sverige. Denne ville inte kännas vid sonen som fick ta moderns namn.Han fick däremot följa fadern på jaktexpeditioner. Efter studier i Vänersborg och Lund begav han sig till London, och ägnade sig därefter åt jakt och upptäcksresor i nuvarande Namibia. Han dog på vägen till Ondonga i Ovamboland. Enligt sägnen skall Lloyd ha erbjudit Andersson sitt erkännande och efternamn efter att denne börjat bli känd, men Andersson tackade nej

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        A Book of Nonsense. By Derry Down Derry.

      London: T. McLean, 1856].. Second edition, early issue, oblong 8vo, (73) leaves, being the title ("There was an Old Derry Down Derry...") and 72 lithographed limericks, printed on rectos only with the captions in five lines for the first time. Light marginal browning and some light spotting, each leaf numbered in pencil to the upper corner with a couple of other pieces of pencilled marginalia, marbled endpapers and sides. Contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked with the original backstrip, some wear to edges, black spine label. An uncommon early printing of Lear's renowned Book of Nonsense, first published in 1846 in two volumes. The first two editions were lithographed, with Lear preparing new stones for this edition; subsequent editions were wood engraved. The two "Old Man of the West" limericks have their images reversed; a later issue with the images corrected has been noted. Five limericks have parts of the caption redrawn.

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        [Hanselli] Samlade vitterhetsarbeten af svenska författare.

      Från Stjernhjelm till Dalin. Efter originalupplagor och handskrifter utgifna af P. Hanselli. I-XXII. Uppsala, Stockholm & Lund, 1856-78. XX,408 + (2),299,(1) s. + front,(6),266,(1) + (2),VIII,400 + III-XXVIII,368 + III-XI,(1),443 + XVI,324 s. + front,(4),396 s. + front,(2),408 + XVIII,384 + (4),XI,(1),70,(2),VIII,125,(5),1-237 + (4),467 + 435 + XV,(1),407 + (4),429,(1) + VIII,559 s. & 1 plansch + XII,448 + (2),VIII,(2),447 + X,(2),423 + XII,400 + VIII,478 + VI,387 s. 21 ngt nötta mörkgröna hfrbd med enkel blindpressning på ryggarna och marmorerade snitt. Några av volymerna med inre falssprickor. Den första volymen med enkel lagning i den inre främre falsen och med förlust av pärmpapper i nedre hörnet på den bakre pärmen. Inlagorna delvis med några mindre fläckar och solkigheter, exempelvis den sista sidan i del I, men på det stora hela i mycket bra skick. Från Säfstaholm och med Gustaf Trolle-Bondes monogramstpl i guld nederst på ryggarna samt Waldemar Ditzingers exlibris.. Del II-VI utgivna tillsammans med C. Eichhorn, del XI med bidrag av M. Weibull och F. Braune. Trycktes i 200 och de sista delarna i bara 150 exemplar. Verket utkom inte i kronologisk ordning, del I till exempel utkom först 1871. Totalt presenterade arbetet 96 olika författares verk från svensk stormaktstid och är trots sina brister ett värdefullt referensverk för svensk litteraturhistoria

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        Rechtsgutachten, die von Agnaten des Hessen - Casselschen Fürstenhauses versuchte Vindication der Ganerbschaft Treffurt hessischen Antheils von ihrem gegenwärtigen Besitzer, dem Fürsten Clodwig von Hohenlohe - Schillingsfürst, Prinzen von Ratibor und Corvey, betreffend.

      Erste /1./ Ausgabe. 1 leeres Bl., IV, 132 Seiten mit "rundum" Goldschnitt. Blauer, goldumrandeter zeitgen. Pappband. 4to. Gutes Exemplar, Kanten normal berieben, Papier minimal angebräunt.

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        MUSASHI NO KUNI ZENZU

      1856. [MAP - JAPAN] Gyokuransai SADAHIDE & Kikuchi Shuzo. MUSASHI NO KUNI ZENZU. Edo, Kikuya Kosaburo & 12 others. Ansei 3 [1856] 112 X 127 cm. An interesting colored woodcut map of the Musashi plain. Folds into its original titled covers, 28 x 18.6 cm. Nice colors, impression and colors. Sadahide was not only a talented printmaker but was also responsible for several important maps of the time. [Beans 1856.13] in Supplement B, page 41. See the UBC website at http://angel.library.ubc.ca/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/tokugawa&CI SOPTR=312&REC=3 for more info on this map. From The Keyes collection.

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        Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin 1853, '54, '55.

      2 vols. Philadelphia & London 1856. Rigt illustr. med stålstukne plancher og træsnit i teksten samt udfoldeligt kort. 464 + 467 s. Orig. komp. hellrd., rygge lidt slidte. Richly illustr. with steelengraved plates, woodcuts in the text and folded map. Publisher's pictorial cloth, spines with slight wear, joints and headbands slightly cracked

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        Svenska foglarna med text.

      Tecknade och lithographierade af Peter Åkerlund. I-IV & planscher. Sthlm, J. & A. Riis, 1856-(71) respektive A. L. Normans boktryckeri-aktiebolag, 1885-86. Tvär-folio. (4),352 s. & litograferat dedikationsblad + 353-755 + (2),757-1188 + (2),1189-1570 s. + litograferat titelblad,(2) s. & LXXXIV litograferade plr & 1 rättelseblad. Tre samtida ganska nötta mörka hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerade och blinddekorerade ryggar. Ryggarna hårdare nötta, första bandets rygg renoverad, andra bandets rygg delvis loss och planschdelens rygg defekt upptill. Någon enstaka småfläck. Reva upptill på s. 1225. En del av planscherna är bundna i fel ordning. Med A. von Schwerins namnteckning och Bengt Flachs samt Gunnar Brusewitz exlibris. Saknar ett deltitelblad före s. 353 och tre rättelselappar.. Friesen s. 11. Nissen Die illustrierten Vogelbücher 902. Planscherna XV-XXXII tryckta i färg, övriga handkolorerade. "Svenska foglarna" utgavs i 40 häften med planscher av Peter Åkerlund och Paulina Sjöholm. Texten från och med s. 353 är en fortsättning skriven av J. G. H. Kinberg som övertog utgivningen efter Sundevalls död. Björn Dal skriver: "Textens karaktär förändras därmed radikalt, den blir den noggrannaste och i vissa avseenden utförligaste i vår ornitologiska litteratur. Sundevall hade beskrivit 155 fågelarter på 352 sidor, Kinberg använder 1210 sidor för de resterande 92!" Gunnar Brusewitz hänvisar till arbetet i "Jakt" för uppgifter om falkjakt. Carl Johan Sundevall (1801-75) var zoolog, professor och intendent vid Riksmuseet. Johan Gustaf Hjalmar Kinberg (1820-1908) var zoolog och professor vid Veterinärinstitutet. Den tidigare ägaren Bengt Flach gav 1959 ut en förteckning över fåglar observerade på Stora Karlsö

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        Preliminary Chart of Charleston Harbor and its Approaches

      1856. unbound. very good(+). Sea chart. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 30.75" x 32". Fantastically detailed sea chart of Charleston Harbor from Folly Island to the Cooper and Wando Rivers, from Sullivan Island and up the coast past Breach Inlet. Streets are clearly laid out in Charleston, Mount Pleasant and Moultrieville. Includes topographical elements, forts, sandbars, waterways, depths, sailing directions and tidal information. Inset views include "Main Ship Channel" and "North Channel, Fort Sumter". Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Minor aging along original folds and some light scattered foxing, mainly to top margin.

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        COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY INTO THE SUPPLIES OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE CRIMEA. Report... with the evidence annexed.

      Report... with the evidence annexed. First Edition, Presented to both House of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. London. Printed by Harrison and Sons. n.d. [1856]. Folio. [2], ii, 51, [1], viii, 432, 99pp. PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST. bound with: Appendix to the report of the commission of enquiry into the supplies of the British army in the Crimea. Presented to both house of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. London. Harrison and Sons. Folio. [2], iv, [2], 196, [1]pp. bound with: Index to the report of the commission of enquiry into the supplies of the British army in the Crimea with the evidence annexed, and appendix. Presented to Parliament by command of Her Majesty. Ordered by the House of Commons, to be printed, 29 July 1856. London. Harrison and Sons. Folio. xiv, 93, [1]pp. Rebound in blue cloth, red label. Preserving the Sessional title page and Index leaf at the front of the volume. * In 1855, Sir John MacNeil, a doctor who afterwards entered the Political Service in the East, and Colonel Tulloch were sent out to the Crimea by Lord Palmerston's government to report on the commissariat system. Of particular interest was the importance of diet and adequate accommodation and clothing on the health of the men. Their report threw much light on the inadequacies of the transport and supply systems which had so exacerbated the hardships of the army during the campaign. They prepared also statistical tables of the sickness and mortality in the army. In the Crimea they consulted extensively with Florence Nightingale and Dr. Sutherland, one of the Sanitary Commissioners sent out to the east. Both MacNeill and Tulloch became friends and supporters of Miss Nightingale who greatly admired their work. Writing to Lady Tullock in 1878, she called their report "the Salvation of the army in Crimea."The Report, issued in January, was, according to Cook, "the one official document among the pile produced by the Crimean War which brought responsibility directly home to specified individuals. (Cook. I, p.336-7).

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        Report of the Board of General Officers appointed to inquire into the statements contained in the reports of Sir John M'Neil and Colonel Tulloch, and the evidence taken by them relative thereto,

      [title continues:] , animadverting upon the conduct of certain officers on the general staff, and others in the army. Together with the minutes taken by the Board and an Appendix. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. First Edition. PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST. London. George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode. HMSO. 1856. Folio. [2], xxxii, [2], 611, [1]pp. bound with: Index to Report of the Board of General Officers appointed to inquire into the statements contained in the reports of Sir John M'Neil and Colonel Tulloch, and the evidence taken by them relative thereto. Ordered, by the House of Commons to be printed, 29 July 1856. [London. HMSO. 1856.] Folio. viii, 104, [2]pp. Rebound in blue cloth with red label. Preserving the Sessional title page and Index leaf at the front of the volume. Army feathers were very considerably ruffled by the Mc-Neill Tullock Report and Lord Panmure agreed that a board of military officers should assemble at Chelsea in order to have the opportunity of defending themselves. The Report of the Chelsea Board was an attempt at whitewash. It removed all blame from individuals and found that the true cause of the Crimean muddle was the failure of the treasury to send out, at the proper moment, a particular consignment of hay. This caused Florence Nightingale considerable private indignation and many years later MacNeill complained of the ill-befitting "levity" which "in the face of the appalling statistics of disease and mortality... would refer the fatal privations so heroically endured to so ludicrously inadequate a cause."The Chelsea Report had nearly done the trick of burying the McNeill-Tullock report when The Times took up the cause and a popular groundswell of support in the country, fostered where possible by Florence Nightingale and her agents, forced the government to take note. Sidney Herbert in the Commons moved that the Queen should bestow some mark of appreciation on the two men and the motion was passed. "Victory" wrote Florence Nightingale in her diary. She and her allies had mobilised public opinion against the inertia of Lord Panmure and the attempts at self defence by the army and she had won. Though not mentioned by name, the Macneill Tulloch report was inspired and championed by Florence Nightingale, written by her allies, and contained the views she endorsed on Army maladministration and incompetence. The Chelsea Report has no input from Florence Nightingale because its purpose was precisely to refute what she and her allies had been saying. But it forms a vital part of the background to her renewed campaign for proper sanitary arrangements for the British Army and proved an important moment of victory, both symbolic and actual, for her cause against the formidable forces of reaction which opposed her. See Cook, I. 336-8.

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        Illinois [with inset: Vicinity of Chicago]

      New York: published by J.H. Colton & Co, 1856. Engraved map, hand-coloured by county and outlined in red (sheet size: 17 x 13 1/2 inches), folding into original brown cloth covers, elaborately blocked in blind, the upper cover titled in gilt. Advertisement for Colton forms front pastedown. (Small tears to folds).. Second issue, with '1856' date added Rumsey records an issue with only the 1855 copyright date that was published in the 1856 single-volume edition Colton's Atlas Of The World. Cf. Phillips Atlases 816; cf. Rumsey 0149.049.

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        Histoires extraordinaires. Traduction de Charles Baudelaire.

      Michel Lévy Frères Libraires-Editeurs (stampa: typographie et stéréotypie de Crété) Prima edizione francese e prima traduzione delle opere di Poe a cura di Baudelaire. Lunga introduzione del traduttore. Cfr. Talvart - Place, Bibliographie des auteurs modernes de langue française, Baudelaire 5. Timbro di biblioteca privata al piatto anteriore e a p. [1] («E. d?Entrèves / Aoste»), per il resto ottimo esemplare. Raro a trovarsi in queste condizioni. in 8° pp. XXXI [1] 330 [2].

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        Nuova enciclopedia Popolare - Vol. I (A-AL) - XXIV - ultimo - (U-ZWI) , Torino, Società Unione Tip. editrice, 1856

      cm. 21,2 x 29,5, ril. mz. pelle con necessità di restauri, ma interno buono. Timbretti di bibl. estinta. Dizionario generale di scienze, lettere, arti, storia, geografia, ecc. con 3267 incisioni in legno e tavole in rame , figure e vedute nei vari testi .Grande opera compilata sulle migliori del tempo in tal genere, inglesi, tedesche e francesi, con l'assistenza e con il consiglio di scienzati e letterati Italiani - Il primo volume stampato nel 1856, il XXIV nel 1866 - Ogni volume è di circa 700-900 pagine - Nell'ultimo ricchissimo ed esauriente indice - A richiesta possiamo fornire ulteriori dettagli - Offriamo l'intera opera in 23 volumi (manca il vol.14), a euro

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