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        Sketches in the Crimea.

      Dickinson Bros New Bond Street London 1856 - Landscape 8vo. (19.5 x 27.7 cm). Lithographed title, 13 tinted lithographed plates; light soiling and spotting, small marginal repairs. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover, a bit rubbed, more towards extremities. Very rare album comprising views of Sebastopol, Balaklava, Kadikoi, the Tchenaya river and others. The album also includes a view of the interior of a wooden hut, which in the spring of 1855 began to replace tents, as these had proved inadequate against the elements during the previous winter. The plates were lithographed after drawings by Captain Charles Augustus Drake Halford (1831-1907), who served in the 5th Dragoon Guards during the Crimean War. Roger Fenton took a number of photographs of Captain Halford that can today be found in the collections of the Library of Congress and the Royal Collection. The work was published by Dickinson Brothers (active 1852 - 1908), a leading London printing and publishing firm. In the same year they issued another series of views of the Crimean War in the same format, after drawings by Sir Henry James Warre (1819 - 1898). Both titles are very rare, Halford's even more so: We could trace no records of this title at auction in the past 35 years. Copies were found only in the collections of the Brown University library, Ohio University and the British Library. There were none in the Library of Congress, Yale University Library or Harvard University Library. Not in Abbey. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Campaign Ribbon for James Buchanan 1856 Authentic

      1856 - black and white image of james buchanan, "We Po'ked 'em in '44, We Pierced 'em in '52, And we'll "Buck 'em" in '56", excellent condition considering age, some edge wear, both authentic DATE PUBLISHED: 1856 EDITION:

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        Historical and other Information connected with the Province of Oman, Muskat, Bahrein and other Places in the Persian Gulf.

      Bombay: Printed for the Government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, , 1856. Reports on the Island of Kenn; on Bassadore, the Harbour of Grane and the Island of Pheleechi. The Rise and Progress of and Past Policy of the British Government towards the Arab Tribes of the Persian Gulf their Resources, Localities etc. Chronological Table of Events from 1716 to 1843 connected with the Government of Muskat, and Miscellaneous Information connected with that Government from 1694 1853. Treaties, Engagements etc. with the Imaum of Muskat, etc. Notes of Visit to Zinzibar in the Year 1834. Information connected with the Possessions, Revenues, Families etc. of the Imaum of Muskat, the Ruler of Bahrein, and the Chiefs of the Maritime Arab States in the Persian Gulf. Historical Sketches of the Joasmee, Uttoobee Wahabee, Beniyas, Boo Felasa, Ejamna, and Amulgavine Tribes of Arabs from the Year 1716 to the Year 1853. Memoir Descriptive of the Navigation of the Gulf of Persia, accompanied by Brief Notices of the Manners, Customs, Religion, Commerce, and Resources of the People inhabiting its Shores. Measures adopted by the British Government for the Suppression of the Slave Trade in the Persian Gulf. [Series title at head: Selections from the Records of the Bombay Government, No. XXIV – New Series.] Large octavo in half-sheets (240 x 157 mm). Mid-20th-century tan calf-backed marbled boards to style, raised bands to spine, gilt fillets either side, black morocco labels, fore and bottom edges sprinkled red. Folding letterpress census table, red flag of the Friendly Arabs, p. 76, finished in original hand-colour, and 6 folding lithographic maps, comprising: 1) "Map of Maritime Arabia with the Opposite Coasts of Africa and Persia reduced from an Original Map by T. Dickinson, Chief Engineer, lithographed in the Chief Engineer's Office by Huskeljee E, and Kumroondeen E., Bombay 1st March 1856" (very large area map, 580 x 922 mm, coastline outlined in blue) 2) "Sketch of Rasool Khymah [Ra's al-Khaymah]", with original hand-colour; 3) "Plan of Bassadore Roads by H. H. Hewett, Midshipman"; 4) "Trigonometrical Plan of the Harbour of Grane or Koweit"; 5) "Sketch of the Island of Kenn"; 6) "Reduced Copy of the Chart of the Gulf of Persia". Old ownership ink-stamp to title verso and p. 687. Board-edges lightly bumped and rubbed, short closed tear to top edge of title page repaired verso, title and pp. xxv-xviii reinforced with tissue-paper along fore edge, very mild chipping to fore edge of final few leaves; maps 1), 4) and 6) all lined-backed and stub-mounted, the latter browned and with some light cracking along folds, now stabilised; 2) and 3) expertly remounted on original stubs, the former with short closed tear to stub professionally repaired verso. Remains a very good copy indeed. First edition of this remarkable compilation of reports on the Persian Gulf, submitted to the Government of Bombay between 1818 and 1854. Intended as a reference work for British officers, this book was on publication the most extensive account of the region then available, and remains an indispensable source for the history, peoples and topography of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and, in particular, what are now the United Arab Emirates: "Anyone working on the nineteenth-century history of Eastern Arabia and the Gulf comes across frequent references to it … It served as a basic source for Lorimer in his Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia. It contains, however, a great deal more information that Lorimer omitted, presumably for reasons of space. [For example,] the history of Abu Dhabi which Lorimer dealt with in just over four pages here receives thirty-four" (Robin Bidwell in his introduction to the 1985 reprint). The papers, 22 in total, were written during a formative period in Gulf history. In the beginning of the 19th century, ships belonging to the Qawasim tribe, the modern rulers of Sharjah, began to disrupt British communications with India. When a British ship was captured in 1818 less than 70 miles from Bombay an expedition was launched, leading to the seizure of Ra's al-Khaymah and other Qawasim strongholds. In 1830 the British and the shaykhs of the modern-day UAE concluded a "General Treaty of Peace", though the British realised that they would have to maintain a permanent presence in the region, and that "to act as policemen both topographical and background knowledge have always been required: the papers printed in [Thomas's] volume were designed to provide this for the men on the spot and for their masters in Bombay" (ibid.) Many of the reports stem from the first hydrographical survey of the Persian Gulf, conducted by the Bombay Marine between 1819 and 1829. These include the 100-page "Memoir Descriptive of the Navigation of the Gulf of Persia; with Brief Notices of the … People Inhabiting its Shores and Islands" by Captain George Barnes Brucks, commander of the survey, together with several in-depth surveys by other officers including a description of Kuwait Harbour and Failaka Island. The most prolific contributor is Arnold Burrowes Kemball (1820-1908), an officer in the Bombay Artillery who was appointed assistant political resident in the Persian Gulf in 1842, and remained in the region until his retirement in 1878. His reports include "Memoranda on the Resources, Localities, and Relations of the Tribes inhabiting the Arabian Shores of the Persian Gulf" (pp. 91-120) and a remarkable 125-page "Chronological Table of Events" (pp. 121-246), which comprises detailed historical timelines, from the early 18th century to the author's own day, for all the region's main powers, namely, the Qawasim; the Bani 'Utbah (the tribal federation including the modern-day ruling families of Kuwait and Bahrain); the Bani Ya's federation (whose most prominent family, Al Nahyan, are the modern rulers of Abu Dhabi); the Al Falasi (ancestors of Dubai's ruling Al Maktoum dynasty); the Sultans of Muscat; and the Wahhabis. Kemball's piece is expanded by individual "Historical Sketches" for each of these groups, with additional accounts of the tribes of 'Ajman and Umm al-Quwain, two smaller emirates of the UAE. Several of these are by Francis Warden, Chief Secretary, Bombay, with continuations by Kemball and other military officers. Containing as it does information of the greatest political and strategic importance, this book was intended for highly limited and selective distribution. Robin Bidwell remarked: "Although the print run is not known, it must have been very small or much of it must have been lost. In the seventeen years that I have been responsible for the library of the Middle East Centre at Cambridge, I have never known a copy offered for sale despite an assiduous watch on antiquarian booksellers and their catalogues". We can trace just one complete copy at auction, the Burrell copy; Copac locates eight copies (Aberdeen, British Library, Exeter, King's College, London Library, LSE, Oxford and SOAS; OCLC adds the Danish National Library, Georgetown, Hamburg, Minnesota, and Princeton. Of all these, only six definitely identify the presence of the large map. A full list of contents is available on request.

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        History of Greece; I. Legendary Greece. II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peistratus at Athens

      John Murray, Albemarle Street, London 1856 - Illuistrated. 12 vols. 8vo. Bound in full tan polished calf, laether title labels, one hinge off

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        Theorie der Abel'schen Functionen. SS. 285-380. In: Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik. Gegründet von A. L. Crelle. Band 52.

      Berlin Reimer 1856 - (24,5 x 21 cm). IV, 380 S. Mit Abbildungen. Pappband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden Arbeit. - "Although the 1854 paper was merely a preliminary statement, Liouville called it 'one of those works that marks an epoch in science.'. In the famous 'Theorie der Abelschen Functionen' (Crelle's Journal 52.) which contains an excerpt from the previously mentioned examination work, Weierstrass proved what previously he had only hinted. According to Hilbert, he had realized one of the greatest achievements of analysis, the solution of the Jacobian inversion problem for hyperelliptic integrals" (DSB). - Stempel auf Titel. Einband gering berieben, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. - DSB 14, 219 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CONCORDANCE ENTRE LES CODES CIVILS ETRANGERS ET LE CODE NAPOLEON

      COTILLON, Libraire du Conseil d'Etat 1856 - 1856, Paris, COTILLON, Libraire du Conseil d'Etat. 4 Volumes in-8 demi chagrin impeccables. La première édition a été éditée en 1840 en un volume in-quarto ; le contenu est beaucoup plus modeste et moins riche en informations de droit comparé. - 1er Vol. 1 f. p. de fx titre avec signature de contrefaçon de St Joseph, p. de titre, CXLVIII p. pour l'Avertissement, la Note Préliminaire, l'Introduction et l'APERCU HISTORIQUE DU DROIT CIVIL MODERNE DE L'EUROPE par BERGSON, 244 p. dont Table des Matières. - 2nd Vol. 1 f. p. de fx titre, 647 p. - 3me Vol. 1 f. p. de fx titre, 585 p. - 4me Vol. 1 f. p. de fx titre, 619 p. - Ouvrage en très bel état de reliure et de corps de texte exempt de rousseurs. - Ouvrage de DROIT COMPARE des Codes civils de 5 Pays Principaux et de 60 Pays notamment, Russie, Etats des Etats-Unis, Suisse etc. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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        Grammatica novissima della Lingua Italiana rinnovata e corretta da Leopoldo Rodinò per uso del Liceo Arcivescovile e de' Seminari di Napoli sopra quella compilata nello studio di Basilio Puoti, L'analogia.

      Dalla Tipografia Trani - Napoli, 1856. ITALIANO 0,15 Volume della metà dell'800 in stato discreto, coperta in mezzapelle, piatti marmorizzati, dorso con elementi decorativi e caratteri incisi in oro, bordo e punte consumati, cerniera danneggiata, tagli bruniti con accenno di fioritura, pagine in buono stato, due macchie su pagina 83, alcune sottolineature ed evidenziazioni con matite colorate. Presenta lettera dedicatoria. Su frontespizio firma d'appartenenza, cifre scritte a penna e timbro. Belle testatine in nero. Solo Parte Prima: l'Analogia. USATO

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        Gesammelte Schriften. Redigiert und mit einem Nekrologe versehen von Cajetan Georg Kaiser.

      München, Literarisch-artistische Anstalt, 1856 - XXVIII S., 1 Bl., 297 S. 1 lithograph. Porträt, 1 chromolithograph Tafel und 3 lithograph. Tafeln (diese innerhalb der Kollation). Erste Ausgabe. - "Johann Nepomuk Fuchs (1774 - 1856) . . hat auf dem Gebiet der Mineralchemie eine führende Rolle gespielt. Er sprach 1815 als erster aus, daß sowohl in Mineralien als auch in künstlich hergestellten chemischen Verbindungen gewisse Bestandteile einander vertreten können, ohne daß ihre Kristallform sich merklich verändert. Seit 1821 studierte er die Entstehung der Porzellanerde und versuchte auch mit Erfolg Silikate zu synthetisieren. Hierbei beobachtete er unter anderem den Basenaustausch der Zeolithe und kam zu einer seiner bekanntesten Entdeckungen, der Herstellung von `Wasserglas`, das er nach dem Münchner Theaterbrand (1823) als Feuerschutzmittel und später auch als Malgrundlage (Verfahren der „Stereochromie" 1855) technisch anwandte. Schließlich konnte er ein wissenschaftliches Verfahren zur Erzeugung von `hydraulischem Mörtel` (Zement) ausarbeiten. Beobachtungen an der Kieselsäure und ihren Verbindungen führten ihn zur Aufstellung des Begriffes `Amorphismus`, wodurch er die Forschung auf das Gebiet der späteren Kolloidchemie lenkte. Fuchs bereicherte die Chemie durch neue analytische und präparative Arbeitsmethoden, die zum Teil noch heute in Gebrauch sind" (NDB V, 680). - Vorderer Buchinnendeckel mit hs. Notiz. Etw. gebräunt, teils stärker fleckig. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Kl.-4°. OHLwd. (bestoßen und fleckig, vorderer Deckel mit hs. Nummer). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The discovery of the North-West Passage by H. M. S. investigator, capt. R. M'Clure, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1856. Cm. 22,5, pp. xix (1), 405 (1). Con 4 tavole litografiche f.t. (disegni di S. Gurney Cresswell) protette da velina e una carta geografica a colori ripiegata f.t. Bella legatura novecentesca in mezza pelle con punte; dorso a 4 nervi con titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Esemplare perfetto. Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure (1807-1873), esploratore artico di origini irlandesi, nel 1854 fu il primo a effettuare il Passaggio a Nord-Ovest e a circumnavigare le Americhe. Sherard Osborn (1822-1875), ammiraglio della marina britannica nato a Madras (India), diede alla luce questa importante e fortunata edizione basandosi sui giornali di bordo del capitano McClure. Rara prima edizione di questa straordinaria testimonianza storica in cui , per la prima volta, si descrive la scoperta del Passaggio a Nord-Ovest. Cfr. Kvk; Arctic Bibliography (10563)..

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        DESCRIPTION DES PLANTES POTAGERES

      Edition : PARIS, VILMORIN ANDRIEUX, 1856 - Edité par VILMORIN-ANDRIEUX et Cie, Marchands grainiers - Première édition du premier catalogue potager Vilmorin - Petit in-8 carré, reliure percaline verte, dos lisse orné de filets, titres dorés - Reliure frottée, fentes sur 2 pages, nom du propriétaire en page de garde et rousseurs éparses - Reste un bon exemplaire solide . 478 pages, 16 cm, relié. Bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de minéralogie

      1856 - 4 volumes in-8 de I. XII, Paris, V. Dalmont, 1856-1859, , 4 volumes in-8 de I. XII, 715, (1) pages et 7 planches ; de II. (4), 683 et (1) pages ; de III. (4), 719 et (1) pages ; de IV (4), 767 et (3) pages ; et 1 volume d'Atlas de (4), LX et 236 planches imprimés recto-verso, demi-percaline marron postérieure, dos plats, Seconde édition, la première avait été publiée entre 1844 et 1847. 5 planches, dans le premier volume, représentent les instruments utilisés en minéralogie et 2 les propriétés optiques des cristaux et la polarisation lamellaire. Atlas de 236 planches qui donnent à voir environ 1400 structures de cristaux. Bon exemplaire, malgré des rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Back to Methusela. Engravings by John Farleigh.

      19 cm x 28 cm. LVI, 260 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective slip-case. Excellent condition limited edition with only very minor signs of external wear. George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Back to Methuselah (A Metabiological Pentateuch) by George Bernard Shaw consists of a preface (An Infidel Half Century) and a series of five plays: In the Beginning: B.C. 4004 (In the Garden of Eden), The Gospel of the Brothers Barnabas: Present Day, The Thing Happens: A.D. 2170, Tragedy of an Elderly Gentleman: A.D. 3000, and As Far as Thought Can Reach: A.D. 31,920. All were written during 191820, published simultaneously by Constable (London) and Brentano's (New York) in 1921, and first performed in the United States in 1922 by the New York Theatre Guild at the old Garrick Theatre, New York. (Wikipedia)

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        Rue Napoleon, Algiers.

      - Biskra., ca. 1856, Original photograph, albumen print, 25,4 x 19,9 cm. Damaged spot at right upper corner, upper corners cut off. - Photograph from his journey to Algérie 1856-1858 Félix Jacques Antoine Moulin (1802 -1875). - A "specialist in académies" was how Félix Jacques Moulin listed himself in city business directories when he opened a photographic studio in Paris in 1851. Académies, or artists' studies, was the polite term for nude studies, which frequently bordered on the pornographic; that same year Moulin was arrested for the possession and sale of "obscene objects." He was sentenced to a month in prison and fined but was not deterred. He continued to sell académies to artists and other interested consumers. Moulin also purchased the rights from Roger Fenton's publisher to sell Fenton's Crimean War photographs. In 1856 Moulin traveled to Algeria, where he made city views and studies of the country's inhabitants. KEYWORDS:algeria/algiers/photo

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        The Illustrated Webster Reader Series I

      London: Ward & Lock. Petter and Galpin Printers, Playhouse Yard, Adjoining the "Times" Office, 1856. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. 160 pages. Illustrated frontispiece portrait sketch of Webster engraved by Dalziel. Illustrated. Brown embossed cloth hardcover with floral designs, gilt illustration and title on the front cover. Front and rear end papers are advertisements. Small splits to cloth upper joints. Light edge wear to cloth extremities. "Miss Eliza Thomas June 30, 1863" written on the recto of the frontispiece. Beneath her inscription is a pencil inscription "Eliza Leiper Woolford 1938." Advertisements include "The Illustrated Webster Spelling Book" (of which 20,000 copies have been printed); "Webster's Dictionary; and Ward and Lock publisher ads. Scarce. 3 copies located in OCLC as of 12/17 (2 in the U.K. and one in Toronto). According to notes in the OCLC listing, "Undated. Date from BLC. No volumes beyond Series I published.

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        First Footsteps in East Africa; or, an Exploration of Harar

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1856 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy with the folding maps present. The book is in excellent shape with minor wear to the edges. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase. We buy Richard Burton First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Information for Kanzas Immigrants

      Boston: Alfred Mudge and Son, 1856 First published in 1854, this fifth edition was published in 1856 and expanded to 54 pages. David Dary (1986) reports fourteen editions, with the last being published in 1857 having been expanded to 118 pages. This copy is bound in plain white wrappers and shows light creases though remains very clean, tight, and otherwise intact. . Fifth Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Monuments Antiques à Orange: Arc de Triomphe et Théatre

      1856. Publiés sous les Auspices de S. E. M. le Ministre d'Etat. VI, 89 pp. text, with very detailed descriptions and documentation, on the remains of the Roman theater and triumphal arch in the French city, extensive scholarly notes including bibliographic material, measurements of finds, extracts from literature on related works, engraved frontispiece, and 51 superb engraved plates (including one chromolithograph), most with guard sheets, showing general plans and views, details, elevations, sculptural decoration, contextual diagrams, conjectural reconstructions, etc. Some scattered foxing throughout, especially to text and to guard sheets, several pages with minor acid burn/loss to margin, spine shaken with some splitting along lower third, several pages with minor repairs along spine. Large folio. Leather-backed boards, raised spine. Some rubbing along extremities, minor splitting and leather loss along top and bottom edges of spine. Paris (Firmin Didot Frères) 1856. The Roman Theatre in Orange was built early in the 1st century AD and is one of the best-preserved Roman theatres to survive to this day. It served the Roman colony of Arausio, and was closed by official edict in AD 391 due to opposition by the Church to its "uncivilized spectacles". Over the centuries it was pillaged by the Visigoths, used as a defensive post during the Middle Ages, and served as a refuge for the town during the religious wars of the 16th century. There traditionally has been debate about the date of construction of the Arc de Triomphe, but current research dates it to the reign of Augustus, between 27 BC and AD 14. It was built on the former Via Agrippa to honor the veterans of the Gallic Wars, and was later reconstructed by emperor Tiberius to celebrate the victories of Germanicus over the German tribes in Rhineland. It was built into the town's walls during the Middle Ages to guard the northern entry points of the town.

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        California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants. In two volumes.

      Thomas Cautley Newby, London 1856 - 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, [iv], 303, [1]; [ii], 286 pages, publisher's blindstamped olive cloth, "Entertaining reading, tinctured occasionally by the mild sarcasm of an English baronet, whose dignity sometimes encountered a severe shock" (Cowan I, p.117). (Kurutz 348a., this copy in a different binding and lacking advertisement leaf in Vol. II). Kurutz cites to the Decker Americana catalogue, which in turn states that only 100 copies of this title were printed. Rocq 15864. First Edition edition. Good: spine ends renewed, general darkening and soiling to bindings; moderate marginal soiling, small rubbed spot on each title from removal of stamps. Good: spine ends renewed, general darkening and soiling to bindings; moderate marginal soiling, small rubbed spot on each title from removal of stamps [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of An Apple Pie, Written by Z.

      Griffith and Farran, London 1856 - Not dated circa 1856. Printed by Samuel Bentley & Co. 12mo. 14 leaves printed on one side only and backed onto linen. Illustrated with 13 hand coloured woodcuts with verse below, one page for two/ three letters, plus the frontis on the title page. There are two pages just showing the alphabet in upper and lower case printed in black only. Bound in original green wrappers but with a new spine and some transparent archival tape on the front inner and outer hinge. The sheets have been trimmed very close to illustration margins; there are some marks throughout, most being minor and the pages have light overall browning, generally a good clean copy. The John Harris edition was first published in 1808. Grant & Griffith, the successors of John Harris circa 1835, later changed their name to Griffith and Farran in 1856. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les contemplations

      - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1856, In-8 (14,5x22,5cm), 359pp. et 408pp., 2 volumes reliés. - Prima edizione del primo pareggio. "I primi titoli, i più rari, sono al nome di Michel Levy, i seguenti nomi di Michel Levy e Pagnerre". "In generale, questo libro spesso si presenta in buona freschezza interiore, ma il più delle volte abbastanza semplici legature ..."; Questa copia, al nome dell'editore Levy, è presentato in un bel raccoglitore mezzo tempo. Leganti metà epoca dolore rosso. Torna con false nervi scatole decorate ermellino semi. I titoli e numeri di volume dorati. A pochi punti rari su una carta nuova. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de tout premier tirage. "Les premiers titres, les plus rares, sont au seul nom de Michel Lévy ; les suivants aux noms de Michel Lévy et Pagnerre". "D'une manière générale, ce livre se présente souvent en bon état de fraîcheur intérieure, mais le plus souvent en reliures assez simples..." ; cet exemplaire, au seul nom de l'éditeur Lévy, se présente dans une jolie demi reliure du temps. Reliures en demi chagrin rouge d'époque. Dos à faux nerfs orné de caissons au semi d'hermines. Titres et tomaisons dorés. Quelques rares rousseurs sur un papier bien frais. Bel exemplaire.  

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        National System of Political Economy

      First Edition in EnglishLIST, Friedrich. The National System of Political Economy. Translated from the Original German by G.A. Matile, Doctor of Civil War; Late Professor of Law at Neufchatel; Member if the American Philosophical Society, Etc. Including the Notes of the French Translation, by Henri Richelot...with a Preliminary Essay and Notes by Stephen Colwell. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1856.First edition in English and first American edition. Octavo (9 x 5 7/8 inches; 229 x 148 mm). lxxxiv, 61-497, (3, blank) pp. We could only find 2 copies on OCLC at the British Library and Oxford. We could find no copies at auction in the past 50 years.Publisher's full maroon cloth. Boards elaborately stamped and tooled in blind. Publisher's logo as central device, stamped in blind. Spine lettered in gilt. Spine and back board a bit sunned. Some minor shelfwear to spine extremities and edges. Some occasional mild foxing. A faint dampstain to top corner in the first half, not touching text. Overall a very good copy.ìFriedrich List [1789-1846] is one of the earliest and most severe critics of the classical school of political economy. He denounced Adam Smith and his disciples as the ëcosmopolitan schoolí and held that universal free trade was an ideal that could be achieved only in the far distant future. For the time being, he argued, each nation should foster the development of its own manufacturers by import duties and even outright prohibitions. Only by such means could countries like Germany, Russia and the United States ever hope to achieve the industrial efficiency that would enable them to compete on equal terms with Britainî (Blaug, Great Economists before Keynes, pp. 129-131).ìDespite the influence of Alexander Hamilton, the seeds of ëThe National System of Political Economyí are to be found in the romantic theories of Adam M¸ller (1779-1829). From him List derived his opposition to Adam Smith and the principle of free-trade. He denied Smithís parallel between the economic good of the individual and the state, and saw in Smithís ëfree tradeí unprincipled private advantage to the detriment of the state. To List, the nation was a separate unit standing between the concepts of the individual and humanity as a whole; its unity consisting of common language, traditions, culture and constitution. It followed that its wealth lay not in the capacity for commercial international exchange, as Smith held, bu in the development of its own economic and productive resources. Thus, the good of the national economy must override that of the individual. From this followed Listís theory of industrial politics, which was based on an alternating pattern of free trade and controls determined always by the final good of the state...These views coincided so exactly with the reawakening of German nationalism that Listís book caused a great sensation when it was published, and it remained for seventy years the theoretic gospel of the advocates of protectionist tariffs in Germany, Britain and the United Statesî (Printing and the Mind of Man).Einaudi. Goldsmiths'. Kress. PMM.HBS 67916.$2,500

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        The Discovery of the North-West Passage by H M S "Investigator" Capt R M'Clure, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1856. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1856. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in 3/4 brown leather and marbled boards, with gilt and morocco title. 405pp. frontis, folding full color map of the North-West passage, illustrated with plates by S. Gurney Cresswell. Very good. Spine toned, scuffing and light surface loss to leather corners and spine. Remnant of bookseller ads adhered to pastedown, ownership signature on flyleaf, light foxing to plate margins and previous owner's penciling on.

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        Life Trial and Execution of W Palmer for the Murder of Mr J P Cook

      Broadside (490 x 380mm). Original sheet trimmed and laid down on recent archival paper, small areas of loss to the extremities, not interfering with the text. Small number '25' written in red pencil far right hand corner. With woodcut border and illustration.  John Powell, London, n.d [added in a contemporary hand Saturday June 14th

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        Traité de minéralogie

      1856 - 5 volumes, soit : 4 vol. de Paris, Victor Dalmont, 1856-1859, in-8, 5 volumes, soit : 4 vol. de texte de XII-715 pp. et 7 pl. (dont 2 en coul.) + [4]-683 pp. + [4]-719 pp. + [4]-770 pp. ; et 1 Atlas de [4]-LX pp. et 236 pl, demi-chagrin violine de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné de caissons à froid, Figures dans le texte. 5 planches dessinées et gravées par Lemaître, représentant les instruments utilisés en minéralogie ; 2 planches en couleurs représentant les propriétés optiques des cristaux et la polarisation lamellaire. L'atlas comprend 236 planches dessinées et gravées par Lemaître, représentant environ 1400 structures de cristaux. Deuxième édition de cet ouvrage, publié pour la première fois en 1844-47, et ici augmenté de plus de deux cents articles, notamment sur la description des minéraux et de leurs gisements. Dufrénoy (1792-1857) fut professeur de minéralogie à l'École des mines, dont il devint directeur de 1836 à 1857. Il enseigna également à l'École des Ponts et Chaussées. Son nom reste attaché, avec celui d'Élie de Beaumont, à la publication de la première véritable Carte géologique de la France (1841). Ex-libris manuscrit C. Friedel. Bel exemplaire, malgré quelques rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A voice from within the walls of Sebastopol: A narrative of the campaign in the Crimea, and of the events of the siege.

      London John Murray 1856 - First edition. 8vo., signed by Lord Raglan at head of title, xii, 252, [iv], pp., 32 pages of ads at end dated July 1856, 3 folding plans at end (1 with short split to fold), light spotting, original green cloth gilt, neat repair to head of spine, a very good copy. Very scarce account by a Polishman (actual name Chodasiewicz) who was forced to join the Russian army before changing his allegiance to the allies. He was able to supply valuable information about the Russian forces. "Captain Hodasevich was only nine years of age when, by request, which in the Russian meaning of the word signifies the same as by order, he was sent to the Military Academy in St. Petersburg, and educated for the profession of arms" (The preface). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Albergo Danieli

      Venezia: Giovanni Brizeghel editore, Tip. Lit. Calc. e Libraio, Procuratie Vecchie N.° 137, 1856 - Litografia, 330 x 465 mm, acquarellatura probabilmente d'epoca. Fa parte di: "Venezia prospettica, monumentale, storica, artistica. con sessanta tavole litografiche disegnate da Marco Moro e da Giuseppe Rebellato, illustrate da Francesco Zanotto. Venezia, Giovanni Brizeghel editore, Tip. Lit. Calc. e Libraio, Procuratie Vecchie N.° 137, 1856" 19mo secolo

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        Les contemplations

      First Edition of any first print. "The first titles, the rarest, are in the name of Michel Lévy, the following in the names of Michel Lévy and Pagnerre". "In general, this book is often in a good state of interior freshness, but most often in fairly simple bindings ..."; this copy, in the name of the publisher Lévy alone, is presented in a pretty half time binding.Binders in half red shagreen contemporary. Back with false nerves adorned with boxes in semi ermine. Titres and golden tomatoes. Some rare foxing on a very fresh paper. Nice copy. Michel Lévy frères Paris 1856 In-8 (14,5x22,5cm) 359pp. et 408pp. 2 volumes reliés

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        Nos Souvenirs de Kil-Bouroun Pendant l'Hiver Passé Dans le Liman du Dnieper, 1855-1856

      A beautiful and rare album comprising title page, a map showing the location of the naval battle of Kil-Bouroun (Kinburn), and 15 chromolithographic plates depicting mostly maritime scenes after the battle along the ice-bound Dnieper River, including inside the fort, disembarking onto the ice, and ruined fortifications, lithographed and colored by Eugene Ciceri and Adolphe Bayot, the ships drawn by Antoine Léon Morel-Fatio, after drawings by Paris. Some details appear to be hand-colored. Some scattered foxing, small stain to inside front cover, a few small tears along binding, spine very slightly shaken. Folio. Full leather, raised spine. Paris (Arthus-Bertrand/Becquet Freres) n.d. (circa 1856). The Battle of Kil-Bouroun (Kinburn) took place during the final phase of the Crimean War, on October 17, 1855, at the tip of the peninsula of Kinburn along the Dnieper River in modern-day Ukraine. During this naval battle, the British and French forces destroyed the Russian navy, having attacked them with a fleet of ironclad ships. The decisive battle helped to signify the decline of the traditional wooden warship. Very scarce; as of October 2017, WorldCat locates only two holdings in North America of this suite.

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        California

      New York: J.H. Colton & Co. 1856 - Map dimensions 36 x 26.5 cm, overall 43 x 34.5 cm. Folding map with original colour marking out the county boundaries, large inset plan of San Francisco to the upper right corner, original blind stamped red cloth boards, gilt lettered to the upper cover, publisher's advertisement to the inner cover, this bearing a near contemporary ownership inscription of a "James D. Johnstone / Rothesay / April 1866", financial calculations in the same hand just visible to an exposed section of the rear inner cover. Small closed tear to the left margin, two small brown marks to the centre left of the map, very good overall, especially considering the fragility of the map being printed on thin paper without having been mounted on linen.

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        General-Karte des österreichischen Kaiserstaates mit einem großen Theile der angrenzenden Länder seiner kaiserl. königl. apostolischen Majestät Franz Josef dem Ersten, Kaser von Österreich, &. &. &. in allertiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet

      Wien: k. k. militärisch-geographisches Institut 1856 - HLDr.-Schuber mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, leinenbezogen (21 x 26 cm), enthält 20 auf Leinen gezogene große Karten und eine kleine Übersichtskarte (22,5 x 28 cm), Kupferstiche mit Farbendruck, jeweils in 6 Blättern (50 x 56 cm), Schuber berieben und angeschmutzt, geplatzt, innen etwas fleckig, von der inneren Lade ist eine Klappe abgerissen und fehlt, die Karten sind überwiegend sauber, auf der Vorderseite finden sich ab und zu kleinere braune Flecken bei den Falten, Übersichtskarte hat verbogene Ecken, Hinterseite der Karte leicht fleckig, Kanten angeschmutzt, insgesamt guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph signature on wrapper cover of: Medea. Ein Trauerspiel in drei Aufzügen und in Versen von Ernst Legouvé in italienischer Übersetzung von Josef Montanelli.

      (Paris, Morris), [ca. 1856]. - 8vo. 34 pp. Printed blue original wrappers. German-Italian libretto for Legouvé's "Medea" adaptation which premiered on 18 February 1858 at the Carl-Theater in Vienna's Leopoldstadt district, where Nestroy served as director from 1854 to 1860. The actors' names are corrected by hand, and Nestroy signed the secretary's presentation note for the board of censorship. The censor passed the text without any changes; his handwritten endorsement is at the end of the text. The performance with Adelaide Ristori in the title role marked the beginning of a series of twelve shows staged by the Italian theatrical company of Luigi Bellotti-Bon (1820-83). Nestroy's contribution to the play's success was noted in the press (cf. Die Presse no. 40, 19 Feb. 1858, p. 2). - Corners of upper cover carefully repaired. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes. Cours familier de la Littérature. Un entretien par Mois Vol. 1-41 resp. I-XXVIII (total 69 vol.)

      Paris, chez l`auteur, 1856-1866. - ca. 35.000 S., Portrait-Frontisp. Vol. I, Cours Bände 25-27, 36-37 mit Brandschaden, sonst gut erhaltene Bände, Graesse IV, 83. - "Cette belle éd., dont à la fin de 1861 il avait paru 20 vol. est en cours de publication". 1. Méditations poetiques. 2. Premiers Harmonies Poetiques. 3. Secondes harmonies poetiques. 4. Jocelyn. 5. Recueillements poétiques. 6-8. Voyage en Orient. 9-15. Histoire des Girondins. 16. LaChute d`un Ange. 17-22. Histoire de la Restauration. 23-28. Histoire de la Turquie. 29. Le Confidences. Graziella. Nouvelles Confidence. 30 Nouvelles Confidences. Geneviève. 31. Histoire de la Russie. 32 Toussaint Louverture. Le Tailleur de Pierre. 33. Nouveau Voyage en Orient en 1850. 34-36. Vies de Quelques Hommes illustres. 37-40. Memoires Politiques. 41 Fior d`Aliza, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Halbleder der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern in rot und grün, Rückenvergoldung, gr.-8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vergleichende Grammatik des Sanskrit, Send, Armenischen, Griechischen, Lateinischen, Litauischen, Altslavischen, Gothischen und Deutschen. 3 Bände (in 6 Büchern) + Ausführliches Sach- und Wortregister. (2 gänzl. umgarb. Ausgabe 1856-1863)

      Berlin : Dümmler 1856 (- 1863) - Halbledereinbände mit Rückengoldprägung, marmorierter Deckel. Seiten leicht braunfleckig. Einbände etwas berieben. Sehr schönes komplettes Exemplar. XXIV,551/ 562/ 534/ XI, 272 Seiten Deutsch 5000g

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        Wallfahrt mit Booten zum Kloster Andechs; im Hintergrund das Kloster ('Ländliche Wallfahrt nach Kloster Andechs. Auf dem Ammersse in Oberbayern').

      - getönte Lithographie in Halbfarbendruck v. A. Doll aus König-Ludwig-Album . b. Piloty & Loehle in München, 1856-1857, 30,5 x 43,5

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        A Narrative of the Siege of Kars.

      London: John Murray,, 1856. And of the six months' resistance by the Turkish garrison under General Williams to the Russian Army: together with a narrative of travels and adventures in Armenia and Lazistan; with remarks on the present state of Turkey. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, blind panelling to covers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, brown endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, vignette title-page, folding plan of Kars and folding area map to rear, 32 pages of advertisements. Binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Slightly rolled, inner hinges of pastedowns slightly split, slight marking to spine, some foxing. A very good copy. First edition. Sandwith served as chief medical officer for British and Turkish forces at Kars during the siege of the city during the Crimean War. After the city's capitulation he was the sole British captive released by the Russians. He was welcomed back to Britain as a hero, whereupon he wrote the present book, giving a narrative of the siege alongside offering observations on the Balkan and Turkish area. With the bookplate to pastedown of Richard Somerset, 2nd Baron Raglan, along with the bookmark and shelfmark for Cefntilla Court, Raglan's family home. His father the 1st Baron Raglan had been the commander of the British troops in the Crimean War and had been partly responsible for the Charge of the Light Brigade. On the bookplate is written "from Ld Beauchamp 1871", believed to be Frederick Lygon, 6th Earl Beauchamp; Raglan had married the daughter of the 3rd Earl Beauchamp.

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        Pajinas de mi Diario durante tres años de Viajes 1853 - 1854 - 1855... California - Mejico - Estados Unidos - Canada

      First edition, a rare diary full of first-hand observations on the United States in the mid-19th century, providing details of California, San Francisco, Mississippi, Cincinnati, New York, Boston, Louisiana, slavery, hostelry, the Mormons of New Israel, Washington, etc.; the first chapter, possibly one of the most interesting ones, deals with his arrival to San Francisco, and the description of the "casinos", theatres, the Chinese population of California, the San Francisco cemetery, the Yankees, Sacramento, amongst others. After his experiences there, the author moved to Europe, before returning to his native country. Vicuña Mackenna (1831 - 1886) was a Chilean politician, journalist and historian. Extremely rare when found with the large folding map, which shows the author's route. Palau 362484.

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        Flora Fossilis formationis Oolithicae. Le piante fossili dell'Oolite descritte e illustrate da Achille De Zigno. Vol. I. Con XXV tavole [Vol. II. Colle tavole XXVI-XLII].

      - Padova, Tipografia del Seminario, 1856-1868 e 1873-1885, voll. 2 in-4 grande, cartonatura edit. (qualche mancanza alle cerniere e al rivestimento dei dorsi), pp. XVI, 223, [1] - VII, [1], 203, [1]. Con complessivamente 42 tavole in cromolitografia. Qualche fioritura. Lievi difetti ad una carta di guardia. Edizione di soli 300 esemplari. De Zigno, padovano, fu illustre paleontologo. La sua ricca collezione di fossili è attualmente esposta al Museo Universitario di Geologia a Padova e al Museo di Fossili di Lonedo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation. To Which is added a Collection of Moral and Entertaining Conundrums

      London: Griffith and Farran, 1856. Paperback. Very Good. Not dated circa 1856. Printed by Samuel Bentley & Co. 12mo. 32pp. Illustrated with 24 hand coloured woodcuts with verse below, one page for each letter and woodcut, X,Y & z sharing a page. Two leaves of conundrums at rear. Bound in the original yellow wrappers with a new spine; small nick to front margin; pages trimmed; there are minor marks throughout; a small nick/tear in margin, else a very good copy. Originally published by John Harris in 1813, Grant & Griffith were the successors of John Harris circa 1835, later changing their name to Griffith and Farran in 1856. The British Library does have both editions; the John Harris edition having 34pp; this edition with 32pp. ( A writer in ‘The London Magazine' for Nov. 1829 dismissed Harris's book of Tongue Twisters arranged in alphabetical order , Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation, as ‘Degrading Trash' The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature') The Alphabet refers to figures of the day; i.e. G is Gilpin & Goose Gander; Inigo Impey inspected an Indian Image (veshnu). In the Conundrums section, the recent marriage of Queen Victoria to Albert is mentioned, dating the text after 1840, so is suspect that the conundrum section was updated in 1840 with a different type face.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Prag, 9. V. 1856. - 1 S. Folio. An eine Direktion: "Die Posaunen haben in dem letzten Decennium eine so wesentliche Verbesserung, ja so u sagen eine ganz andere Structur erhalten, daß die vom Institute angekauften - abgesehen von ihrer großen Abnützung - nach der Aussage des Herrn Professor Kail durchaus unbrauchbar geworden sind, und dem Schüler der Posaune Johann Kunz von gar kenem Nutzen sein würden [.]". - Der Schüler Tomascheks wurde nach Beendigung seines Jura-Studiums bei der Kgl. böhmischen Kammerprokuratur angestellt. 1840 schied er aus dem Staatsdienst aus, widmete sich ganz seinen musikalischen Interessen und wurde 1843 Direktor des Prager Konservatoriums.

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        Three Months Visitation

      by the Bishop of Capetown, in the autumn of 1855: with an account of his voyage to the Island of Tristan D'Acunha, in March 1856.First edition. 7 colour plates. Small 8vo. Original cloth, gilt, ownership inscriptions on front free endpaper. 156pp. London, Bell and Daldy,

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        Naval

      1856 - 1870. 83 pages of manuscript entries, neatly written into a printed log-book (published by Benjamin Loring of Boston); plus 109 blank entry pages. 13½x8½, bound in period half calf and mottled boards, gilt-lettered morocco spine label, housed in a modern cloth slipcase. <br /><br />Records three voyages made by the Schooner "Georgia" over a 14-year period, starting a few years before and continuing to a few years after the American Civil War. Voyages include: 1856, Boston to Jacksonville (and return) with a stopover at Savannah (first 24 pages); 1859, Ipswich to Cambridge, Salisbury, Salem, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, and Newburyport (pp. 25-63); and 1870, Ipswich to Philadelphia, New York, Newark and Elizabethport, ending at Salem (pages 64-83).<br /><br /> Hand-written inscriptions appear to be from two different hands, reporting on weather conditions, ship repairs, navigation routes, ports of call, etc. With printed label from the Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr. Navigation Store on inside front cover. Most of the information inside has to do with weather conditions throughout the journey. <I>"Comes with strong breezes and thick with passing showers of rain at 1 p.m. wind increasing double reefed fore and main sail."</I> <br /><br />The town of Ipswich was founded on land that was originally inhabited by Native American tribes, who called the area "Agawam." The small settlement quickly prospered and by 1646 Ipswich had nearly 800 inhabitants. The early residents of Ipswich were farmers, fishermen, shipbuilders, and traders. By the mid-1700s bridges criss-crossed the Ipswich River, wharfs and storehouses aligned the shore of the navigable water, and a salt works, tannery and ship building yard were in operation. Fishing was the most profitable industry on the river. Ships from the West Indies unloaded molasses at the wharf. The barrels were rolled directly into a thriving distillery, the town's second largest commercial operation in Ipswich.

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        Neue orthopädische Behandlungsweise veralteter spontaner Luxatioinen im Hüftgelenke. Erfunden und mit Erfolg durchgeführt von Johannes Bamberger.

      Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1856, 8, (2), 112 pp., 3 lith. Tafeln, feiner Halbleinenband St.a.Tit. frisches Expl beigebunden 3seitiger Brief Quart, Bamberg den 31.Sept. 1856, mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift. Erstdruck!"Wenn ich es zu unternehmen wage, in Nachfolgendem eine kurze Skizze meiner Anschauung und orthopädischen Behandlungsweise spontaner Verrenkungen im Hüftgelenke der Öffentlichkeit zu übergeben, so kann ich naturgemässer Weise von meinem Standpunkte aus mich nicht mit einer wissen-schaftlich genauen Abhandlung über den ganzen Krankheits-Prozess des oben genannten Leidens befassen, indem ich es als Orthopäde nur mit dem Ausgange desselben, nicht aber mit seinem ursprünglichen Verlaufe zu thun habe, welcher letztere mir zwar bekannt, nicht aber meiner Erfahrung unter-stellt ist. Ich werde daher versuchen, einfach und wahrheits-getreu das wieder zu geben, was ich in einer Reihe von Jahren in meiner Anstalt in Beziehung auf orthopädische Ein-richtung dieser meist veralteten Verrenkungen in der Hüfte selbst erfahren und beobachtet, und mitzutheilen suchen, welche Ansichten ich mir darüber aus meinen eigenen Erfahrungen gebildet habe."Johannes Wildberger, "zu Bamberg, Orthopäde, aus Neunkirch, im Canton Schaffhuusen, erhielt 1837 in Bamberg die Concession als Messerschmied und chir. Instrumentenmacher, die er auf Messen, später im eigenen Hanse ausübte und errichtete 1849 in dem Klostergebäude am Michelsberg in Bamberg eine orthopädische Heilanstalt, die ihm mancherlei Ehren einbrachte. 1856 ertheilte ihm die Universität Jena den med. Doctorgrad honor. causa und erhielt er 1860 die Erlaubniss, den ihm von dem Herzog von Coburg verliehenen Titel als Herzogl. Hofrath zu führen. Wildberger, der als Autodidakt sich viele Anerkennung bei Aerzten, Behörden und gelehrten Körperschaften erworben hatte, trat auch als Schriftsteller auf und verfasste, ausser einem Programm über die neu errichtete Anstalt (1849) und ausser mehreren Berichten über dieselbe (1852-59), folgende Schriften: "Neue orthopäd. Behandlungsweise veralteter spontaner Luxationen im Hüftgelenk. Erfunden und mit Erfolg durchgeführt" (Würzburg 1855 Leipzig 1856, mit 3 Taff., 4.), bildet das 2. Heft der nachfolgenden Publication: "Streiflichter und Schlagschatten auf dem Gebiete der Orthopädie. 1. Die Scoliose, deren Entstehung und Heilung nach eigenen gesammelten Erfahr. und mittelst selbst geschaffener Apparate. Nebst kurzer Erörterung des Caput obstipum und Kyphose" (Erlangen 1861, m. 6 Taf.) - "Die Rückgratsverkrümmungen oder der Schiefwuchs u.s.w." Ein Rath für Eltern u.s.w." (Leipzig 1862, mit 10 Taff.) - "Prakt. Erfahrungen auf dem Gebiete der Orthopädie u.s.w. (Ib. 1863, m. Holzschn.). Wildberger's Behandlungsweise wurde beschrieben von Joh. Aug. Schilling in Adelsdorf als: "Die Orthopädie der Gegenwart, oder die Heilgymnastik, die chir. Operatt. und Mechanik .... mit besond. Rücksichtnahme auf J. Wildberger's orthopäd. Behandlungsweise" (Erlang. 1860). 1871 verlegte er seine orthopäd. Heilanstalt auf das früher fürstl. Jagdschloss Jägersburg bei Forchheim im Kreise Oberfranken und starb 30. Nov. 1879, nach langem schweren Leiden, in Meran." G(urlt), Hirsch-H. V, p.934-935Siehe - ADB XLII, p.495

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        The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans,, 1856–61. 5 volumes, octavo (219 x 139 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, richly gilt spines, green pebbled cloth sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Spines slightly faded, extremities slightly rubbed. An excellent set. First edition of the last three volumes, twelfth edition of the first two, which were originally published in 1848. A handsomely bound set of Macaulay's classic of Whig history.

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