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        The Annals of the Poor.

      Ryde Isle of Wight London: Henry Vizetelly Printer and Engraver. Published by H. R. Holloway no date ? 1857 - Small 8vo, 127 x 77 mms., pp. xvi [xvii dedication to William Wilberforce, xviii blank], 210 [211 - 212 blank], including half-title, engraved frontispiece and engraved title-page before printed title-page. BOUND WITH: H. (B.): A Companion to the Annals of the Poor. By H. B. Hyde: H. R. Holloway, [no date]. 8vo, 127 x 77 mms., pp. [9] - 61 [62 blank], with separate registration and pagination. 2 volumes in 1, bound in contemporary embossed cloth, blocked in gilt on spine; shaken in casing, front hinge cracked and tender, front joint snagged, top of spine chipped and worn. Inscribed horizontally on the recto of the front free end-paer, "To Mary/ With Cousin Alex's best love/ January 6th 1857." The evangelical Church of England clergyman, Richmond Legh (1772 - 1827) collected the stories in Annals of the Poor while he was living on the Isle of Wight and published them in the Christian Guardian between 1809 and 1814; the first collected edition was published in 1814 by the Religious Tract Society. I have not been able to identify "H. B.," who provides a memoir of the life of Legh Richmond in Annals; in his Preface to A Companion to the Annals of the Poor, he doesn't disclose any further information, saying only that "The following Appendix has been written to guide the pious or the curious pilgrim to scenes which the Rev. Legh Richmond has sanctified by rendering them subservient to the cause of holiness, and to afford such additional information as seem desirable to the inquiring way-farer, and to collect within a convenient and accessible space such matter as may tend to elucidate the 'Annals of the Poor.'" I have not located a separately-printed copy of the Companion. The Bodleian Library has a copy printed in Ryde in 1860, but the present copy's inscription confirms a publication earlier than 1857. Otherwise, I have not been able to locate any copy of this edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres medicales sur l'Italie, comprenant l'histoire medicale du corps d'occupation.

      Librairie De Victor Masson 1857

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        British Moths and their Transformations

      London: Thomas Sanderson, 1857. 2 vols: xiv, 258; xix, 268, 124 fine hand-col plates. large-4to. HB. 2 vols, large-4to, orig. dec. cloth, gt, rebacked with orig. spines retained; corners restored. Lacks half-title to vol. 1. Occasional marginal pencil annotations. Occasional minor spotting; faint marginal water stain to lower corner first few leaves of vol. 1. Good set.. 'New edition'. Arranged and illustrated in a series of plates by H.N. Humphreys. With characters and descriptions by J.O. Westwood..

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        The Game of Billiards

      D. Appleton, New York 1857 - bound in original blind stamped cloth covered boards in good condition, spine faded gilt lettering on spine is faint, corners lightly bumped, pp 237 including appendix and many good illustrations. Earlier owner's signature on the front end paper and on the title page in pencil. The edition is not stated but the date on the title page is 1857 while the copyright date is 1856. The third edition was 1858, so this is most likely the second edition or possibly the first. Overall a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ueber die s. g. (so genannten) gepaarten Verbindungen und die Theorie der mehratomigen Radicale. Erstdruck in: Annalen der Chemie und Pharmacie. Hg. von Friedrich Wöhler, Justus Liebig und Hermann Kopp. Band 104 (Neue Reihe Band 28), S. 129-150.

      Leipzig und Heidelberg, C.F. Winter, 1857. - 4 Bll., 395 S. 8°, HLederband d. Zeit. Einband bestoßen und beschabt; Rücken stärker beschabt; kleine Bezugsfehlstelle am oberen Kapital; vorderes Rückengelenk am unteren Kapital ca. 4 cm angeplatzt und hier mit kleinen Fehlstellen; Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Bezugspapierfehlstelle; Ecken mit kleinen Bezugsfehlstellen; erste Bll. gering fingerfleckig; Papier leicht gebräunt; Stempel auf dem Titel. Erstdruck dieser Pionierarbeit zur organischen Strukturchemie (chemischen Strukturtheorie). Kekule erkennt hier die Vierwertigkeit des Kohlenstoffatoms und entwickelt die Grundzüge der Wertigkeitstheorie (Valenztheorie). Poggendorff I, 1237f. DE

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        Der Adel des Königreichs Bayern.

      Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 1857 - 2. Auflage. Nürnberg, Bauer & Raspe, 1857. Ca. 27 x 21,5 cm. (12) Seiten, 132 Seiten. Mit farblithographiertem Titelblatt und 156 getönten lithographierten Wappentafeln (davon einige sauber handcoloriert). Mit Berichtigungszettel. Halblederband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. Aus der Reihe: J. Siebmacher's grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch in Verbindung mit Mehreren neu herausgegebenen und mit historischen, genealogischen und heraldischen Notizen begleitet. Zweiten Bandes erste Abtheilung: Der blühende immatrikulirte Adel des Königreichs Bayern. Enthält die Beschreibung von 1867 Wappen der 1440 Adelsgeschlechter. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen, Leder am Rücken beschabt. Mit zwei Exlibris. Seiten etwas gebräunt. Innen teils stock- und fingerfleckig. Titelblatt im Format etwas kleiner und am Rand sauber ergänzt. Halblederband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Henry IV (theatrical broadside)

      Philadelphia: Brown's Steam-Power Job and Book Printing Office for Wheatley's Arch Street Theatre, 1857. Broadside for the March 2, 1857 debut of Shakespeare's Henry IV at Wheatley's Arch Street Theatre in Philadelphia. The elaborate production features "entirely New and Gorgeous Scenery, New and Splendid Costumes, Armor, Banners, Weapons and Insignia of Royalty, All taken from the most reliable authorities, and now presented at AN IMMENSE COST. . . . Alarms! Grand Battle! Single combat!" Henry IV shares the bill with a "Laughable Farce" entitled Object of Interest, and a footnote indicates separate ticket prices and seating options for "Colored Persons." A fascinating piece. Paper broadside, printed in black, 9.5 x 19 inches. Creased, light spotting, occasional small chips, not affecting text. Archivally matted and framed, framed piece measures 13 x 23 inches.

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        A complete set of the Decimal Coinage Commission's reports and related papers,

      1857-1859. Bound in sequence in one folio volume, well bound recently in maroon cloth, spine labelled and lettered in gilt. In very good state of preservation. The set comprises: 1. Preliminary report of the Decimal Coinage Commissioners>. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1857. folio, xv + (1) + 365 + (3)pp. 2. Final report of the Decimal Coinage Commissioners>. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1859. folio, 115 + (1)pp. 3.Appendix to the final report of the Decimal Coinage Commissioners>. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1859. folio, 248pp. 4. Decimal coinage. Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 23 March 1859; - for, A copy 'of the minutes of the proceedings, from the 1st day of May 1857, of the Commissioners to inquire into the subject of decimal coinage>. [London, 30 March 1859]. folio, 8 + (2)pp., with caption and docket titles. 5. Questions communicated by Lord Overstone to the Decimal Coinage Commissioners>. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1857. folio, 187 + (1)pp. See Ford & Ford (Select British Parliamentary Papers 1833-1899>) p.28. King (Cat. of Parliamentary Papers 1801-1900>) 4995 and 4996. The Royal Commission on decimal coinage was dominated by Lord Overstone (Samuel Jones Lloyd) and by J.G. Hubbard (later Lord Addington), both of whom were opposed to adopting a decimal currency, in spite of the powerful and sustained case promoted by such active promoters as Sir John Bowring, Sir William Brown and Professor De Morgan. Palgrave in fact interestingly observes that by the appointment of the commission the subject was effectively kicked into the long grass. '...... but really with the view of again strangling the reform, the government agreed to appoint a royal commission, which consisted, in the result, of three men being appointed commissioners who were bitter enemies to any change, two of them, Lord Overstone and Mr. Hubbard (afterwards Lord Addington) being, to our certain knowledge, given to saying that they had made their money, as bankers and merchants, under the old system, and that as that was good in the past, it would be good enough in the future. The inevitable result of the commission, notwithstanding they had the testimony of men of advanced scientific intellect, and of high commercial reputation, before them in favour of the decimal system of coinage, and especially of the pound and mil scheme, was unfavourable. The royal commission arrived at twelve, on the whole, antagonistic resolutions'. [Palgrave, Dictionary of Political Economy>, I, p.517].

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        The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute"to the Arctic Regions in Seach of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror" 1852, 1853, 1854 etc

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, London, 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full Title: "The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute" to the Arctic Regions in Seach of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror" 1852, 1853, 1854. To which is added An Account of Her Being Fallen In with by an American Whaler after Her Abandonment in Barrow Straits, and of Her Presentation to Queen Victoria by the Government of the United States." Ex-public library copy in orange quarter-leather library binding with replaced end-papers, spine ends are rubbed and covers are darkened. binding is sound. Large pasted library label on inside of front cover, stamps on reverse of title-page. Small library stamps on reverse of plates which are otherwise clean, between woodcut and Chapter title on page 3 and occasionally elsewhere in margins. Fold-out coloured "Chart to Illustrate the Narrative of the Voyage of H.M. Ship Resolute, Captn Henry Kellett C.B." with light wear at edges and pasted strip on rear, is a little darkened but otherwise clean, contains all 8 chromolithograph plates with tissue protection leaf, black and white inset woodcut illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 61116031316..

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        Richter, Adrian Ludwig attr. - "Kinder und Schuster in einer Gasse".

      - Historische Zeichnung. Bleistiftzeichnung, um 1857. Von Adrian Ludwig Richter. 10,5 x 9,0 cm (Darstellung ) / 13,8 x 11,5 cm (Blatt). Hoff-Budde vgl. Nr. 2538. Unsigniert. - Künstlerisch sehr ansprechende unikate Skizze zu dem Holzschnitt "Der Wacholderbaum" von 1857. Aus der Sammlung Peter Kersten, einem Nachkommen des Künstlers. Auf beigem Velinbütten des 19. Jahrhunderts. - Unter Passepartout montiert. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803 Dresden - 1884 Dresden). Bedeutender Maler, Zeichner und Grafiker der deutschen Romantik und des Biedermeier. Sohn des Zeichners und Kupferstechers Carl August Richter. Nach der Schulzeit begann er 1815 als Lehrling seines Vaters, studierte daneben an der Kunstakademie in Dresden. 1820/21 begleitete er den russischen Fürst Narischkin als Zeichner auf einer Reise nach Paris. 1823-26 reiste er nach Italien, wo er unter anderen mit Joseph Anton Koch und Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld zusammentraf. Dies prägte seine idealistisch-harmonische Landschaftsauffassung. 1828-35 lehrte er an der Zeichenschule der Porzellanmanufaktur in Meißen, wo Gottfried Pulian zu seinen Schülern zählte. 1826 wurde er als Lehrer für Landschaftsmalerei an die Dresdner Kunstakademie berufen. Für die Reihe ?Das malerische und romantische Deutschland? des Leipziger Verlegers Georg Wigand schuf er die Ansichten für die Bände zu Harz, Franken und Riesengebirge. In den späten 1830er Jahren begann er mit Holzschnitt-Illustrationen für Bücher, die ihn unter einem größeren Laienpublikum in Deutschland bekannt machten. Schließlich wurde er zum Professor für Landschaftsmalerei in Dresden ernannt. 1873 musste er aufgrund eines Augenleidens mit dem Malen aufhören und schied 1876 aus der Kunstakademie in Dresden aus.

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        Medizinische Neuigkeiten, ein Intelligenz-Blatt für praktische Ärzte. Wöchentliche Mittheilungen von Tagesneuigkeiten, wissenschaftlichen und literarischen Neuigkeiten, Personalien und alles Interessanten aus dem Gebiete der ärztlichen Welt, Jg. 1 (1851)

      Erlangen, Verlag von J. J. Palm und Ernst Enke, 1851 - 1857. - Pbde. der Zeit in mehrfarbiger rötlich-brauner Marmorierung mit handbeschriftetem Rückenschild. Rötlich marmorierter Buchschnitt. Format: 25 x 18 cm. Wöchentlich erscheinendes medizinisches Mitteilungsblatt mit europaweiter Berichterstattung zu neuesten medizinischen Entwicklungen. Jeder Jahresband mit 52 Ausgaben auf jeweils ca. 420 Seiten (alle Jahrgangsbände vollständig). Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand (Band 1854 am Kapital leicht bestoßen). Seiten partiell etwas fleckig bzw. gebräunt, partiell aber auch ganz sauber. Sehr gut erhaltene Reihe dieses äußerst seltenen, heute kaum noch erhältlichen medizinischen Mitteilungsblattes. Vor allem die hier vorliegenden Gründerjahrgänge dürften kaum noch aufzufinden sein. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Dort Frühjahrs-Rabatt von 20 Prozent auf dieses Angebot bis zum 31. März 2016.

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        The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux... (Three Volumes in Two)

      Philadelphia: D. Rice & A. N. Hart, 1857 Two volumes re-bound by Talin Bookbindery of Cape Cod, with green leather spine and corners, and green cloth over boards; Raised spine bands with gilt stamped lettering and decoration; Housed in matching custom two compartment slipcase; All edges gilded; 131 hand colored plates; Ex-Library with institutional stamps on title pages and verso, though with NO other library markings; Now rebound; Covers and slipcase remain Fine and exceptionally attractive; Moisture stains are seen on the first ten leaves near heal; Plate 1 is uniformly just a little darkened, and there are a couple of small tears in margins; Illustration remains bright; All other plates remain clean and very bright; . Half Leather - Hardbound. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        Murmurs of the Stream.

      1857 1857 - Sydney: James Waugh, 1857. Sm. 8vo. Orig. cloth (slightly rubbed) with printed paper titling label to spine. (xii, 108pp.). 1st ed. Some occasional foxing, otherwise fine and complete. Rare.

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        Mac Lean and Lawrence's Sectional Map of Kansas.

      Pittsburgh 1857 - Mac Lean and Lawrence's Sectional Map of Kansas complied from the U.S. Survey's of C.P. Wiggin Published: Pittsburg April, 1857 Medium: Engraving with original hand-coloring Dimensions: 41 x 41 inches

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        The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute"to the Arctic Regions in Seach of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror" 1852, 1853, 1854 etc.

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, London 1857 - Full Title: "The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute" to the Arctic Regions in Seach of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror" 1852, 1853, 1854. To which is added An Account of Her Being Fallen In with by an American Whaler after Her Abandonment in Barrow Straits, and of Her Presentation to Queen Victoria by the Government of the United States." Ex-public library copy in orange quarter-leather library binding with replaced end-papers, spine ends are rubbed and covers are darkened. binding is sound. Large pasted library label on inside of front cover, stamps on reverse of title-page. Small library stamps on reverse of plates which are otherwise clean, between woodcut and Chapter title on page 3 and occasionally elsewhere in margins. Fold-out coloured "Chart to Illustrate the Narrative of the Voyage of H.M. Ship Resolute, Captn Henry Kellett C.B." with light wear at edges and pasted strip on rear, is a little darkened but otherwise clean, contains all 8 chromolithograph plates with tissue protection leaf, black and white inset woodcut illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 61116031316. 20% off all our books at abebooks during April 2016. Discount is included in displayed prices. Please browse our other books for more bargains. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reisen in Nord-Ost-Afrika. Tagebuch einer Reise von Chartum nach Abyssinien, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Zoologie und Geographie unternommen in dem Jahre 1852 bis 1853.

      Gotha, Perthes, 1857. mit 2 Textxylographien + 1 chromolithographischen Frontispiz + 2 chromolithographischen Tafeln + 1 gefaltetem Gebirgsprofil + 1 mehrfach gefalteten, teilkolorierten Karte. OLwd., X + 136 S., Gr.,8° * Erste Ausgabe. First Edition. (Henze II, 577 ff) Heuglin (1824-1876) wurde 1852 Sekretär des österreichischen Konsuls K. Reitz in Khartum. Er begleitete ihn auf einer noch im selben Jahr angetretenen Reise nach Äthiopien. Sie fuhren den Blauen Nil bis Abu Haraz hinauf und zogen durch Gedaref und Gallabat nach dem Tana-See. Von dort aus reisten sie nordostwärts über Gondar und die Hochebene von Woggara nach der Provinz Semien am oberen Tacazze. Hier trafen sie mit dem Botaniker W. Schimper zusammen. Der Rückmarsch auf einer südlicheren Route vom Tana-See aus, erschloss neues Gebiet der Provinzen Dagossa und Sarago. In dem Dorf Doka erlag Reitz einer schweren Dysenterie. Heuglin setzte die Rückreise nach Khartum alleine fort. Sein Reisebericht lieferte viele neue Aufschlüsse über Natur und Mensch Nordwest-Äthiopiens. Ein zeitgenöss. Rezensent: \"Es ist eins der wichtigsten Bücher, die in neuerer Zeit über Abessinien und die oberen Nil-Länder erschienen sind\". ** bestoßen, Vorsatzblatt fachgerecht erneuert, Titelblatt fehlt. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Abessinien + Nordafrika

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        Le Monte-Cristo, journal hebdomadaire de romans, d'histoire, de voyages et de poésie publié et rédigé par Alexandre Dumas, seul.

      Devalier 1857-1860, Paris - 159 livraisons reliées en 3 volumes in-4, demi-percaline verte, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Collection complète en 3 années de 52 livraisons chacune suivies d'une quatrième année en 3 livraisons, du 23 avril 1857 au 3 mai 1860. Rédacteur en chef : Alexandre Dumas. Trois mois après l'échec de la revue Le Mousquetaire, parut le 23 avril 1857 le nouvel hebdomadaire rédigé par Alexandre Dumas, seul, profession de foi volontariste qui lui assura dans un premier temps un certain succès ; outre la suite de Les Mohicans de Paris, le lecteur pouvait découvrir en pré-originale les oeuvres suivantes Madame de Chamblay (Ainsi soit-il!), La Route de Varennes, Impressions de Voyage en Russie, La Maison de Glace, La Frégate l'Espérance (La Princesse Flora), Black, Le Chasseur de Sauvagine, Journal de Mme Giovanni, Le Meneur de Loups, Une Aventure d'Amour, Herminie, Masaniello, Une Odyssée en 1860, La Colombe, Le Volontaire de '92 etc. En 1862 fut publiée une suite sous un titre légèrement modifié, Le Monte-Cristo seul recueil des oeuvres inédites d'Alexandre Dumas. Collation conforme à Vicaire, III, 413 ; la B.N.F. mentionne pour la 4e année un n°4 daté 10 mai 1860 qui manque à notre exemplaire. De la Bibliothèque du Château de Rosny avec son ex-libris « La Solitude ». On joint une lettre autographe signée de l'illustre libraire Margraff à en-tête Librairie historique et documentaire fondée en 1878, 37 rue Saint-André-des-Arts Paris, [qui devint la librairie Clavreuil], datée 14 Xbre 1931 : Monsieur, A mon regret, la collection incomplète du Monte Cristo de Dumas était déjà vendue lors de votre honorée demande. Le hasard, hier dimanche m'en a fait retrouver une collection complète, 3 années plus 3 n° en tout 159 n° reliés en 3 forts vol. in-4, 1/2 percaline. C'est le premier exemplaire complet que de ma vie de libraire (45 années de pratique) je rencontre. Mon vendeur savait, lui aussi, ce qu'il détenait. Peu importe en me réservant un bénéfice honnnête, je puis vous céder cette collection pour 300 francs Daignez croire Monsieur à mes sentiments dévoués. A. Margraff. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Set of rare Russian playing cards, with maps on versos, published in 1830 - Facsimile

      Rare complete set of 60 engraved geographical playing cards about 95×65 mm. Was issued in Russia about 1830, beautifully produced by Konstantin Matveevich Gribanov.The pack consists of a standard set of 52 playing cards, together with 8 extra ones. Each is devoted to a province of the Russian Empire, all with hand-colour.The cards have four compartments on the front: the arms of cities or provinces; the suit marks, except on the extra ones; a numbered list of towns; a figure depicting local dress. There is a map of the province on the reverse side outlined in watercolour, with the towns numbered according to the key in the panel on the front:Kingdom of Poland; Courland; Lifland; Tomsk; Vitebsk; Minsk; Ekaterinoslav; Caucasus Oblast; Yakutsk Region; Kostroma; Mogilev; Ormsk; Arkhangelsk; Grand Duchy of Finland; Chernigov; Orenburg (see above); Town of Cherkassk in the Land of the Don Cossacks; Astrakhan; Land of Chukotka; Yaroslavl; Vladimir; Tula; Ryazan; Tambov; Vologoda; Poltava; Grodno; Kamchatka Region; Vilnius; Viatka; Georgia; Voronezh; Kherson; Kiev; Podolsk; Volyn; Saratov; Estland; Irkutsk; Enisei; Kharkov; Kursk; Orlov; Tobolsk; Tavrich; Perm; Kaluga; Kazan; Simbir; Bessarabia; Belostok Region; Moscow; Smolensk; Tver; Penza; Nizhegorod; Novgorod; Pskov; Saint Petersburg; Olonetsk.The details of the maps and the heraldry were based on the 1821 Piadyshev atlas and two early nineteenth-century armorial works; the costume designs were taken from the works of Georgi and Rechberg.

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        Egyptischer Zauberpalast auf dem Königsplatz. Albert Machotka, Schüler des berühmten Prof. Becker, wird während der Messe täglich mehrere große Kunstvorstellungen aus dem Gebiete der natürlichen Magie, oder: Die Macht der Zauberei, verbunden mit der weltberühmten Somnambule, welche in dieser Weise hier noch nicht gesehen worden ist. (Unterzeichner:) Albert Machotka, Mechanikus aus Berlin.

      Leipzig, Oskar Leiner, ca. 1857.Plakat mit typograph. Text und Holzschnitt (10 x 15,5 cm; sign. Seidler). Blattgr.: 66 x 44 cm. Dekoratives Plakat mit einer Auflistung 20 interessanter Tricks; u. a. werden gezeigt: Faust`s Zwiebel - Experiment; Fisch - tong - kang der Pastetenbäcker, oder der Kranz der Cythee; Das verzauberte Muskatenspiel; Die sonderbare Schrift mit der fliegenden Nummer oder die bezauberte Wachskerze; Die Kristallsäule oder die Kartenfiguren als Polkatänzer; Die fliegende Uhr; Der Wiener Kaffeesider, eine humoristisch - physikalische Scene aus dem Leben, genannt Kaffeedisputationen; Die Verwandlung der Hühnereier in lebende Gestalten. - Zum Schluss: Das unerklärliche Verschwinden einer lebenden Person und die unerschöpfliche Flasche. - Linker oberer und unterer Rand etwas beschnitten. Bücher de

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        A Monograph of The Birds Forming The Tanagrine Genus Calliste [with] Synopsis of the Fissirostral Family Bucconidae

      London: John Van Voorst, 1857 104 pages, plus map and 44 exquisitely hand-colored lithographs by De Becquet Freres Lithographers of Paris after the drawings of P. Oudart. The second title was published in London by Samuel Highley, in 1854. This title is 24 pages, plus 4 additional hand-colored plates after P. Oudart. Both volumes are bound together in a single period binding that is half red leather, with raised spine bands, and elaborate gilt stamped decoration. Burgundy leather spine label with gilt stamped lettering. Marbled paper over boards and as end leaves. Covers are a little rubbed and show a few scuffs. There is a little residue of older penciled dealer notes on blank leaves. Handling and light signs of age, though volume remains tight and generally very clean. . First Edition. Half Leather - Hardbound. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Address of Governor Hamlin, to the Legislature of the State of Maine, January 8, 1857.

      Augusta, ME: Stevens & Blaine, 1857. Paperback. 8vo. Tan printed wrappers. 22pp. Very good. Outer wrappers (only) a bit age toned. A tight and quite handsome first edition of the gubernatorial inaugural address of Abraham Lincoln's future vice president. Hamlin (1809-91) had just switched from the Democratic to the Republican party the year before he was elected Maine's 26th governor -- but after taking the oath of office on the day of this speech -- 8 January 1857 -- he resigned after only a month and a half, for the U.S. Senate seat he had held since 1848 and had officially left the day before giving this speech unexpectantly became vacant. He served there until 1861 when he became the vice president. Choice association copy, bearing the pencilled old-age signature near top of front wrapper of MARTIN VAN BUREN (1782-1862), eighth president of the United States (1837-41). Scarce pamphlet with choice ownership signature. WILLIAMSON 4184.

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        Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires

      Michel Lévy frères 1857 - - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1857, 11x18cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Charles Baudelaire et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi basane marron, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins très légèrement émoussés, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque. Rares rousseurs sans aucune gravité. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation by Charles Baudelaire and of wich no leading copies exists. Binding half brown sheepskin, back smoothes decorated with gilded nets, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, contemporary binding. Rare spots without gravity. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Künstliche Hühnerbrüterei im Grossen. Der Unterzeichnete hat während der Dauer der Messe einen künstlichen Hühner-Apparat zur Ansicht des Publikums ausgestellt, wo man von Anfang bis zu Ende das Ganze dieser interessanten Erfindung beobachten kann. Mit diesem Apparat, welcher unter Glas zu sehen ist, werden in kurzer Zeit mehrere hundert Küchlein erzeugt, welche gleichzeitig auch in demselben erzogen werden. - D. E. Schmitz.

      Leipzig, Oskar Leiner, ca. 1857. - Plakat mit typographischem Text. Blattgr.: 65 x 45 cm. Eine besonders verrückte Jahrmarkt-Attraktion, die aber wohl nicht sehr langlebig war.

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        Astronomie populaire. Publiée d'après son ordre sous la direction de J.-A. Barral. Oeuvre posthume.

      Paris / Leipzig, Gide & Baudry, resp. T. O. Weigel, 1854-1857. - 4 vols. 8vo (21x14 cm.). Contemporary red halfmorocco, spine with ribbons, finely gilt in compartments; marbled endpapers. (corners vol. 4 bumped). Vol. 1:(iv),xii,560 pp. with 8 plates (2 double-page: "Constellations de l'Hémisphère Austral" and "Lunette Observatoire Paris" and 1 folding plate: "L'hémisphère Boréal"); vol. 2:(iv),554 pp. with 13 plates (3 double-page: 2 cross-sections "Observatoire de Paris" and: 1 "Système planetaire des modernes"); Vol. 3:(iv),636 pp. with5 plates, i.a.3 double-page: "La Lune" engraved by Guiguet, "Pole sud" and "Pole nord" engr. by Vuillemin; vol. 4:(iv,854 pp. with 3 plates (2 folding: "Bolides observés par Coulvier" and: "Appareil de Fizeau."). With brown spots, mainly in the margins and to the plates, otherwise good, complete set with together 29 engraved plates, partly folding or double-page, many illustrations in text. 3300g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kinder und Hausmärchen gesammelt durch die Brüder Grimm. Erster Band (von 3) apart.

      Göttingen, Dieterich, 1857 - XXIV, 431 S. mit einem Stahlstich von Ludwig Emil Grimm (Märchenfrau) Einband berieben, bestoßen, angeschmutzt und fleckig. Schnitt fleckig und angeschmutzt. Handschriftlicher Besitzervermerk auf Vorsatz. Durchgehend gebräunt und fleckig. Die siebte Auflage und Ausgabe letzter Hand des berühmten Märchenbuchs der Brüder Grimm. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Berlin, 1. III. 1857. - 8vo. 4 pp. on bifolium. To Mr. Brendel, apologizing for sending an article with delay .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      B[erlin], "Montag" (24. VII. 1857). - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Wohl an den Kartographen Henry Lange (1821-93): "Ich habe heute erst, mit dem König auf der Eisenbahn von Potsdam kommend, die Möglichkeit gefunden, Hrn. G[eheimen] C[abinets] R[ath] Illaire zu sprechen. Er hat Ihre schöne Karte empfangen und hat meinen Antrag zum R[oten] Adler Orden 4ter Cl[asse] (für Sie) [.] vorgetragen. Der König hat aber vor dem Unterzeichnen es noch für schicklich gehalten, da Sie, theuerster Hr. L., jetzt zum Handelsminist[erium] gehören, den Min[ister] von der Heidt zu befragen. Sie sehen, daß nichts versäumt worden ist. Ich werde aber aus Vorsicht noch heute am Tage Sie schriftlich den Minister empfehlen [.]. Ich hoffe noch immer, daß meine Wünsche werden erfüllt werden, wenn auch der Weg nicht abzukürzen ist, als Geschäftsgang. Ich habe von meiner Seite nichts versäumt [.]". - Am Kopf Empfangsvermerk vom 24. Juli 1857. Am Gegenblatt etwas spätere, nicht durchwegs zuverlässige Transkription in Bleistift.

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        MAP OF WORCESTER COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS.

      1857 - [MAP- WORCESTER COUNTY]. MAP OF WORCESTER COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS. Based upon the trigonometrical Survey of the State. The Details from Actual Surveys under the Direction of Henry F. Walling. Boston & New York: Wm. Baker & Co., 1857. 63"x 62". A large format wall map of Worcester County, Massachusetts surrounded by vignette maps of towns, business directories, views of local landmarks and statistical charts. Varnish slightly yellowed with some tears and dampstaining.

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        The Virginians Complete in 24 Parts

      London: Bradbury & Evans 1857 - London: Bradbury & Evans, 1857. 1st Edition. 8vo. Publisher's original yellow wrappers, in an elegant gilt decorated & lettered morocco slipcase with folding chemise. Complete set of 24 pamphlets issued monthly from November 1857 to October 1859 Ñ all in their original First Published state; each in yellow wrappers with engraved pictorials Ñ all individually protected in custom clear acetate covers, most show some wear with modest chipping to the extremities of a few and normal soiling to the yellow paper but no loss of text; evidence of professional repair to close two page tears and once again no loss. 48 etched plates & woodcut vignettes in the text after drawings by the author, Contents are generally clean; bit of normal use but complete and in very good condition. It appears this set had been well cared for and preserved. Van Duzer 232; Wolff 6700. I believe this set is the first edition, the issue with "actressess" instead of "ancestresses" on page 207. Van Duzer 232; De Jongh ad on yellow in part 4 (not pink); includes an ad for "Prayers for Public Worship" in part 13 (not mentioned); includes book ads in part 18; includes 2 additional book ads in part 19; inserted slip on page 5 in part 20; As appears common: lacks "Grace Aguilar's Works" ad in part 24. This set comes to me on consignment, and I am somewhat unfamiliar with these publications. There appear to be several variations, and I have attempted to describe accurately after researching prior sales and current listing records. Please feel free to contact me for any further information or clarifications. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Pictures of slavery in church and state : including personal reminiscences, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc. : with an appendix containing the views of John Wesley and Richard Watson on slavery

      Published by the Author, 1857-01-01. 3rd. Hardcover. Acceptable. 418, 8 p.; 19 cm. Bound in publisher's cloth. Tear to spine cloth, with loss to head of spine cloth. Hardcover. Internal binding sound. Pages generally clean and unmarked. In this book Rev. Long discusses slavery in the South, the Methodist Church and slavery, abolitionism, Uncle Tom's Cabin, slavery and infidelity, the slave trade, Liberia, negro insurrections, mob law, slavery and Mormonism, free colored people, slavery and white labor, the southern aristocracy and poor whites of the south, the role of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, etc. Quite an interesting book written from the perspective of a white Marylander whose family owned slaves and subsequently rejected the practice. Initially many of these topics were covered by the author in a series of pamphlets. The Methodist Church was a strong anti-slavery force in antebellum America. <br> Ink stamp facsimile signature of W.E.B DuBois (from his library.) Numerous stamps of William H. Sheppard. William H. Sheppard was an important African American figure who was one of the first to publicize atrocities in the Congo Free State. Library book plate of B.W. Arnett, Wilberforce, Ohio. B.W. Arnett was a noted African American Methodist minister. He was the first black man to serve as a foreman of an all-white jury. He served on the Ohio State Legislature and there repealed the Black Laws of Ohio. Du Bois was a frequent correspondent with Arnett. After Arnett died Du Bois purchased Arnett's library for $50 in 1909. (See Special Collections, UMass Amherst, mums312-b001-i111 for a letter from Mary Arnett to Du Bois concerning his purchase of Arnett's library.) UMass (mums312-b001-i110) has an additional letter from 1903 between Du Bois and Arnett where Du Bois requests information about the history of the AME church and discusses Arnett's library. This book has a wealth of information about the early AME church and probably part of the books these leaders corresponded about. It is fascinating that at least three significant figures in the Civil Rights movement were associated with this copy. Blockson Collection, 9842.

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        ALBUM di disegni e schizzi recante alla prima pagina il titolo "9 Maggio 1875. al lago di Garda".

      S.l., 1857 - album in-8 (mm.160x235), pp. 33, bella leg. mod. in marocchino verde con tit. in oro al piatto ant., dentelles, risguardi in carta marmorizz. Album composto da 33 pagine su cui sono raccolti 48 disegni a penna, matita e inchiostro, che raccontano di un viaggio compiuto dall&#146;artista lombardo (1828-1918) alla fine dell&#146;Ottocento partendo da Milano e toccando i paesi della riviera del lago di Garda: Desenzano, Sirmione (grotte di Catullo), Padenghe, Salò (acqua di Cedro), Manerba, Gargnano, Limone, Riva (albergo al Sole), strada del Ponale con la cascata, val di Ledro, Biacesa, cascata del Varone, Tenno, Pranzo, Toblino, Arco e le Giudicarie, Loppio, Torbole, Nago, Malcesine, Tremosine, isola Lecchi, Pozzolengo, Solferino, Brescia. Alessandro Greppi (Milano 1828 &#150; 1918) si diplomò l&#146;Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera e fu pittore attivo nella seconda metà dell&#146;Ottocento. L&#146;alta qualità di questi disegni emerge nel suo saper cogliere piccoli momenti di vita quotidiana, gli sguardi, i particolari, sottolineati dalle acute note manoscritte nelle didascalie. "Sono contento oggi, ho preso in mano lapis e pennelli, ho provato dopo un pezzo quella grata sensazione di vedere nascere un qualche cosa sulla carta, un segno, un embrione di montagna o di figura che risponde a una forma che ho in mente, e mi richiama idee e scene piacevoli. Ho rovistato nei disegni vecchi, ce ne sono tanti che da un bel pezzo aspettano un tocco di lapis o pennello per diventare un documento della mia vita, e mi propongo di mettermi un po&#146; per giorno a quest&#146;opera di incubazione" (dai Diari di Alessandro Greppi, 18 settembre 1873). Giorgio Lise, critico e direttore della Raccolta Bertarelli di Milano, scrisse di lui (1974): "I disegni di Alessandro Greppi sono un favoloso, ci si perdoni l&#146;ardire nel termine, pozzo di San Patrizio dal quale scaturiscono a fiume documenti d&#146;ogni genere, dal costume agli usi, dai luoghi ai fatti, senza pretese, ma anche con una puntigliosa pignoleria degna della migliore causa. La raccolta di disegni di Alessandro Greppi è nel suo complesso una Storia maiuscola di quasi un secolo. Si tratta di un diareggiare annotando per immagini che ci permette oggi di conoscere tanti fatterelli perduti, più che dimenticati, nei giorni impietosi trascorsi". Ottimo stato di conservazione. [309]

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        Italië. Reisherinneringen.

      Arnhem, J.W. Swaan, [1857]. Rijk verguld marokijn. xxviii, 404 p. Alle sneden verguld. Met een getinte lithografie als titelpagina en drie getinte lithografische illustraties buiten de tekst. 1e druk. Heel lichte slijtage op hoekjes, maar een blinkend fris exemplaar. Bindersmerkje van J. Herfkens Fz., Utrecht.* De decoratie op voor- en achterplat is gelijk: in een sierlijk kader van rococo-versieringen een weelderig poortgebouw waarachter de Sint-Pieter en het Forum te zien zijn, met enkele typische Italianen gestoffeerd. In het goud naam van clichémaker S.J. de Vries, Rokin. De lithografische titelpagina was kennelijk het voorbeeld van de bandversiering. Na de titel volgt de lijst van intekenaren. De tekst behelst een achtweekse reis naar Italië, doorspekt met fraaie poëzie! Met prenten van de Vesuvius, het Forum Romanum en het Canal Grande, door C.C.A. Last. Juweel van een boekband!.

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        Lettera manoscritta autografa.

      Su carta monogrammata "Royal Gardens Kew", lettera manoscritta autografa di due pagine, del 19 maggio 1880 a W.(ilhelm) Flach (1857 - 1920, svedese) e altro foglietto autografo : "From Ch Darwin with many thanks. May 27, (15)80, Darwin" applicato alla lettera precedente.

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        COLLECTION OF EARLY BRONTE BOOKS, JANE EYRE, WUTHERING HEIGHTS, AGNUS GREY, VILLETTE AND SHIRLEY A TALE 4 Vols

      LONDON: SMITH, ELDER & CO, 1857 5 titles in Four Vols in Original uniform half calf dark red LEATHER bindings with Regency style gilt tooling and titles with brown leather title slips, marble paper sides, fawn colour original made end papers, marbled edges to book blocks. JANE EYRE A New Edition 1857 (viii) +468pp No previous owner name. Original book seller label to front paste down. Occasional light foxing. WUTHERING HEIGHTS and AGNUS GREY WITH A MEMOIR OF HER SISTERS Emily and Anne by Charlotte Bronte. A New Edition 1858 (xx) +446 pp. Previous owner name in ink to preliminary blank, occ. light foxing spots. VILLETTE A New Edition 1857 iv + 478 pp. Original bookseller label to front paste down. Occ. foxing. SHIRLEY A TALE A New Edition 1857 iv + 534 pp. Original bookseller label to front paste down, previous owner name in ink to preliminary blank. Occasional foxing. Moderate to heavy rubbing to leather with splits of up to 25 mm approx to leather at front top spine hinges but binding of all four volumes sound. There has been some colour restoration to the leather which has also been treated with a proprietary preparation and polished so they now present well on the shelf. An opportunity to purchase a handsome collection of early Bronte books. Please see our images of the actual books offered for sale. NB.CAMERA FLASH has brightened the colours

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        Atlas der Schlachten, Treffen und Belagerungen aus der Geschichte der Kriege von 1792 bis 1815. Einhundert und vierzig Blätter, verbessert und mit kurzen Erläuterungen begleitet.

      Herder, Freiburg 1857 - 28 x 20 cm 94 Texts., 140 Karten, Napoleon, Militär, Freiheitskriege, Kriegsgeschichte. Napoleon, Militär, Freiheitskriege, Kriegsgeschichte Originalganzleder der Zeit mit reichlich ornamentaler Deckelvergoldung , Rücken meisterhaft unter Verwendung des Originalmaterials restauriert. Seiten teils leicht stockfleckig,insgesamt sehr gut erhalten.

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        Voyage autour du monde

      New edition, illustrated with two frontispieces, 43 boards inset, 2 folding maps including 1 in colors.Binders half vintage red shagreen. Back to false nerves decorated with gilded boxes. gilt. Cold frames on red calico boards. Furne et Cie Paris 1857 In-8 (17,5 x27cm) 550pp. et 542pp. 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés

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        Chapman's Sectional Map of Wisconsin

      Milwaukee & New York: Dyer & Passmore (Milwaukee) and A.S. Barnes (New York), 1857. Folding pocket map lithographed by F. Mayer & Co., full period hand-colouring, ornamental border. Folds into original brown cloth-covered boards, blocked in blind on covers, lettered in gilt on upper cover. A lovely map, brightly coloured, in very good condition. Rare issue of Chapman's map of Wisconsin and the first to depict the entire state. First issued in 1853, with successive editions in 1855 and 1856, Chapman's pocket map of Wisconsin depicted the southern half of the state, i.e. the area surveyed at the time of the map's publication. In 1857, the present issue was published, extending the map northward via a joined second sheet to depict the entire state. A publisher's advertisement from 1857 shows the map being offered for sale either as just the "south part" (at $.50) or the "whole state" ($1.00). Each county is individually coloured, with most in the north part of the state still oversized and empty of settlement. Townships and sections are also shown. Several Indian reservations are also laid down, including those of the Menominee and Oneida, and the many railroad lines in the state are identified. Silas Chapman produced several maps of the Midwest from the 1850s through the 1870s, including pocket and wall maps of Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. After partnering briefly with the printer Philetus C. Hale, he set up on his own in 1850: it was during this period that his most important maps were published. Phillips, A List of Maps of America , p. 1077 (1853 issue).

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        DAI NIHON HAYABIKI SAIKEN EZU: PICTORIAL ROAD MAP OF JAPAN

      Nara 1857, Ezuya Shohachi. A folded map, woodblock printed &. colored by hand, opens to 1 meter 39 x 37.5 cm., folds down. to 19 x 8 cm., original brown covers, in brown cloth Chitsu. folding case, bamboo pegs. S C A R C E. A HORIZONTAL PILGRIMS WALKING MAP OF ALL JAPAN This map was essentially used by pilgrims who walked from town to town on the roads performing their religious obligation. Showing great detail of the roads, villages, rivers, distance chart, key to shrines, temples, castles, inns, tea shops, sights &c. This map was actually designed with the pilgrim pedestrian in mind, who while walking, could refer to this and keep neatly tucked into his Obi sash or Kimono sleeve for quick reference. * This map is a narrow and very long accordion folded format which segments of the county with each fold. With directional compass, key to distances in Ri [Japanese miles], red for small towns, yellow for larger towns, and black for Kuni [now prefectures], shows ships in the waters, and shipping lanes, key to symbols. * A complete map of all Japan, from Hokkaido in the North, down to Nagasaki and the Southern islands. Excellent for display and framing. * These maps are commonly called "Dochu" or "Itinerary Maps." A very charming work, nicely illustrated with pastel colors. Actually carried by pilgrims on holy journeys visiting Shinto and Buddhist shrines. * REFERENCE: M. Namba: OLD MAPS IN JAPAN, pp.64-71, plate 39 for a similar item, ours is not so brightly colored, and was published eight years earlier. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The Rose Garden. Nuneham, The Seat of G.G. Harcourt Esqre. M.P.

      London: Published by T. McLean, 1857. Colour-printed lithograph, heightened with touches of gum arabic. Very good condition apart from some light foxing. Top of sheet trimmed practically to image. A stunning view of the rose garden at Nuneham Park, from the "The Gardens of England." Published in 1857, The Gardens of England was a series of 24 plates with accompanying text depicting the diverse luxuriant gardens of various distinguished English mansions. The mid-nineteenth century was a period during which the traditional aesthetics of garden design underwent a significant change in England, as innovative ideas and concepts were being continually introduced and explored. Brooke's publication embodies the eclectic nature of Victorian garden design and constitutes an important visual survey of the varied styles that were popular among the wealthy and fashionable. Situated near Oxford, Nuneham Park was the chief residence of the First Earl Harcourt, nobleman, Privy Councillor, and courtier of George III. The lavish Palladian Villa was built in 1756, and the expansive landscaped park, with its scenic vistas and classical gardens, was constructed in the 1760s according to the Earl's designs. The eminent English landscape designer Lancelot "Capability" Brown enhanced the grounds in his signature "serpentine" style, and William Mason designed its various flower gardens. Little is known about E. Adveno Brooke, other than that he exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Institution between 1853 and 1864 and his most significant publication was The Gardens of England . Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland 392; cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , Vol. 2, p. 842.

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        Surveys of the Roman Wall: The Roman Wall and Illustrations of the Principal Vestiges of Roman Occupation in the North of England + The Watling Street

      The Duke of Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1857 - [24pp], [38pp]. 11 large double plates, 22" x 32", with hand-coloured outlines. Presentation inscription to the Right Honorable Earl Grosvenor with the Duke of Northumberland's Compliments. Consists of the Plans of the Military Works, The Stations, Camps, Ancient Ways, and other remains of the earlier periods in the Northern Counties. From the original surveys made by direction of The Duke of Northumberland KG Patron of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne. Roman Wall across the counties of Northumberland and Cumbria; Map of Watling Street (Durham and Northuberland). Language: eng G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed with some discolouration. Occasional slight foxing Green hardback half-leather cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa Including a Sketch of Sixteen Year' Residence in the Interior of Africa and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean.

      John Murray, London - 1857, 1st edition, later Issue. () Near fine. ix, 687, [8]. Thick octavo. Original brown boards with decorative blind stamp. Rebacked, retaining original backstrip. Gilt title on spine. Bookplate on front paste down endpaper. 47 wood engraved illustrations, including folding engraved frontis and portrait plate. 2 folding maps, one in pocket inside back cover. Abbey, Travel, 347. David Livingstone is one of the most famous nineteenth-century explorers who traveled to Africa. His first published narrative was a bestseller. Livingstone made contributions to geography, medicine and science, the abolition of the slave trade, as well as in missionary work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album

      - in-8 oblong, 38 dessins à la Alexandrie, juin à juillet 1857, , in-8 oblong, 38 dessins à la plume et à la mine de plomb, toile chagrinée noire industrielle, de l'époque, Album de dessins réalisé dans un carnet oblong destiné à cet usage, avec le mot "Album" en lettres dorées frappé sur le plat supérieur : il est dédié "à mon tendre et cher neveu", daté de juin-juillet 1857 et signé Alph. [illisible]. Joli ensemble de dessins à la plume, centré sur le quotidien fantasque des Hommey, installés à Alexandrie, où le chef de famille est inspecteur du remorquage sur le Nil. A la fin, deux dessins (n° 35 et 36), exécutés à la mine de plomb sur papier teinté vert, représentent des paysages : l'un est légendé "sechoires tuques [sic] sur le Bosphore" (n° 36), l'autre (n° 35) semble représenter une scène de navigation, peut-être sur le Bosphore, avec en arrière plan le dôme d'une mosquée et le profil de minarets. Le trait à la plume est vif et nerveux. Il se superpose à des dessins préparatoires à la mine de plomb, à peine effacés. Le style, qui confine à la caricature, semble puiser son influence dans les dessins de Daumier, Gavarni ou Henry Emy. Le protagoniste principal, Mr Alphonse, qui n'est autre que le dessinateur lui-même, est représenté en tant que joueur de cornet à pistons, accompagnant toute la famille Hommey au cours d'un voyage musical fantaisiste. Il se désigne à plusieurs reprises comme l' "oncle Alphonse". Le récit commence par la réception d'une caisse venant de Marseille, adressée à "Mr Hommey, inspecteur du remorquage sur le Nil", contenant des instruments de musique pour toute la famille, des costumes et "une balle de coton à la disposition du public pour se boucher les oreilles". Tous s'en vont joyeusement, chantant, dansant et jouant, "aux sons harmonieux de la musique Hommey, les pyramides s'écroulent". L'auteur s'intéresse au quotidien de Mr et Mme G., couple de jardiniers qui gravite autour des Hommey, puis narre ses propres "aventures", en représentation burlesque à la cour du vice-roi, faisant danser les beautés d'Alexandrie, s'aventurant dans le désert et se faisant dépouiller de ses vêtements par des Bédouins, et jouant toujours de son cornet à piston, qu'il déjeune, qu'il dorme, qu'il soit dans les lieux d'aisance. Jusqu'à son apothéose, il est représenté dans les nuées célestes, émergeant d'un gigantesque cornet, son instrument de prédilection à la bouche. Dans le dernier dessin à la plume M. Alphonse se représente en costume militaire, saluant son lecteur, après avoir reçu, dans une image précédente, l'album sur lequel il se destine à réaliser les dessins dont nous venons de décrire une partie. Joint : une petite carte volante dessinée à la mine de plomb [137 x 167 mm], peut-être de la même main, dédicacée "à Mr Hommey de la part de son ami", caricaturant un personnage à moustaches et pantalon à carreaux fumant le cigare. La famille Hommey est établie dans l'Orne et le Perche. Plusieurs de ses membres ont fait partie de la Société historique et archéologique de l'Orne fondée en 1882 : Joseph, docteur à Sée, Charles, notaire à Alençon, des banquiers dans la même ville (Achille et Léon) et, toujours à Alençon, un prêtre. Nous connaissons un autre album, probablement de la même main et figurant la même famille, réalisé à Nogent-le-Rotrou une dizaine d'années après (voir notre référence 65170). Bel album aux dessins charmants, émouvant témoignage d'une famille bourgeoise du Second Empire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRAVELS ON THE WESTERN SLOPE OF THE MEXICAN CORDILLERA, IN THE FORM OF FIFTY-ONE LETTERS, DESCRIPTIVE OF MUCH OF THIS PORTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF MEXICO; OF SOME OF ITS CHIEF CITIES AND TOWNS; OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL ASPECT AND TOPOGRAPHICAL FEATURES OF THAT REGION; AND OF ITS PRODUCTIONS AND CAPABILITIES, EMBRACING ITS COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURES, INDUSTRY, MINERAL AND FOREST RESOURCES; AS WELL AS THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE PEOPLE

      Whitton, Towne & Co. Printers and Publishers, 1857. - First edition. 12mo. Cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, [1] - xvi, [17] - 438 pp., preface, illustrated with six plates. One of the earliest books to promote Arizona. Graff 4618 says "Contains considerable material about Arizona, including Washburn's trip from Fort Yuma up to Gila, to Tucson and back by way of Alter and Sonoita in 1856, travels in the Gadsden Purchase, the Tepic Conspiracy, copper mining, practicability of a railroad, American filibustering expedition, etc." A detailed account of Mexico and southern Arizona in the mid-fifties. The author pointedly denies being motivated by "any overweening notions as to American Destiny," but emphasizes the commercial opportunities in Mexico and the U. S. Southwest. He visited Tucson in 1856 and described the new Gadsden Purchase. Wheat gives very good information on the state of the Mexican industry and manufacturing processes. Former owner's inked name on the front fly leaf, an old water stain at the bottom that reduces in size but does not fully disappear, light to moderate foxing throughout, else a good, tight copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Much in Little. Comprising a History of the Charters, Governments and Relations of the Colonies; The Origin and History of Political Parties, and the Institution of American Slavery. etc.

      Boston: Hollis & Gunn, 1857. 204pp. Hole to ffep and covers marked & worn at corners. . Assumed First Edition. Hard Cover. Good-.

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; thence across the Continent, down the River Zambesi

      J. Murray 1857 - London: J. Murray, 1857. First edition, 1st issue in late 19th century tan calf binding with loose front and rear gutters (covers still attached) and with rubbing and wear of binding edges and wear of spine; spine black panel and gold gilt lettering still in VG- condition and remarbled text block edges. Front marbled endpaper detached and second endpaper has two inscriptions. moderate foxing to pictorial frontipiece of Victoria Falls and soiling to title page; remainder of text is internally clean. Two folding maps in rear are in VG+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Heute Dienstag 11. August in der nordischen Arena auf dem Theaterplatz, gehalten von C. Rousselle aus Lille in Flandern, Sohn des berühmten Alciden aus Norden.

      Mainz, J. Gottsleben (1857).Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text in Bordüre und 2 kleinen Holzschnitten. Blattgr.: 30 x 19,5 cm. Charles Rousselle, wie sein gleichnamiger Vater oft als "Hercule du Nord" bezeichnet, bietet hier neben dem "Spiel der Folterbeine" u. ä., eine besondere Attraktion: "Herr Rousselle wird zwei der stärksten hiesigen Pferde vor sich wie vor einen Wagen spannen lassen, um sich von denselben fortziehen zu lassen; er wird all ihren Anstrengungen Trotz bieten und sich nicht von der Stelle bewegen lassen. Herr Jacob Meid bot dem Herrn Rousselle seine zwei stärksten Pferde an, bezweifelnd, daß derselbe ihrer Kraft wiederstehe und von denselben aus seiner Stellung gebracht werden würde. Herr Rousselle ging auf diese Zweifel ein und verspricht 200 fl. zu zahlen, wenn ihn die Pferde vom Platze bringen." - Zum Schluss zieht Rousselle noch einen mit 16000 Pfund beschwerten Wagen, für den es sechs Pferde gebraucht hat, um ihn zum Veranstaltungsort zu bringen. - Die beiden kleinen Illustrationen illustrieren diese beiden Nummern. Bücher de

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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