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        Florigraphia Britannica;. (4 Vols Complete)

      Groombridge and Sons, London 1857 - Or Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of Britain. 4 Volumes complete, uniformly bound in green cloth, decorative blind tooling, corners and edges bumped and worn very slightly. Spines, decorative tooling and titles in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, yellow endpapers, tegs, all have the ownership stamp of James Almond, Clayton Lodge, Clayton-le-Dale, Nr Blackburn to either front of rear blank pages, pencil name to Vol 1. Volume 1, [36], 460 pp, 86 col pls (each with 6 species per plate a total of 524), [14] index. Vol 2, [30], 461-930 pp, 96 col pls, (525-1076 species images), [14]. Vol 3, [1], 932-1304 pp, 85 col pls, (1077-1566 species images), 80 pp supplement, (xxix), [14]. Vol 4, has its own subtitle page, The Ferns of Britain and their Allies:. , synopsis of the Genera, [22], 9-136 pp, 29 B&W pls, [4] index,[4] adverts. Originally published in monthly parts from 1841-1848 then reissued in 1857 with the addition of descriptions of plants which had been discovered since then. Originally published in fascicles 1841-1848; reissued 1857 with the addition of descriptions of plants which had been discovered or naturalized later. Vol. 3 includes suppl.: Synoptical table of the British plants arranged according to the natural orders. Vol. 4 has special t.p.: The ferns of Britain and their allies. An excellent set in wonderful condition, rarely found as such! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;

      London: John Murray,, 1857. 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 Zambezi, to the Eastern Ocean. Octavo. Original reddish-brown sand-grain cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to spine and boards, brown coated endpapers, binder's ticket (Edmonds & Remnants) to rear pastedown. Folding frontispiece, engraved portrait of Livingstone with tissue-guard, 22 further plates, folding geological cross section, 2 folding maps, of which one in end-pocket, wood-engravings to the text. With 8 pages of publisher's advertisements dated 1 November 1857 to rear. Ownership inscription, "Lizzie Henderson, Jany 1906" to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, slightly bumped at foot, front inner hinge cracked but firm, light spotting to edges, frontispiece foxed and offset, quire 2E starting. A very good copy. First edition, Bradlow's variant 2: the frontispiece and plates facing pages 66 and 225 are all tinted lithographs by T. Picken, and the extra leaf after page 8 is absent. Frank R. Thorold called this the first issue, and Gaston Renard believed it to be the second, but as many as 11 variants of the first edition are known and a reliable order of precedence has never been established: it is now accepted that "the only thing that can be said with certainty is that the issue with the extra leaf numbered 8* and 8+ is not the first issue" (Bradlow). The extra leaf contains information on Moffat's mission at Kuruman and on Livingstone's marriage and the upbringing of his children, and Bradlow could only speculate as to the reasons for the interpolation: "Why did Livingstone decide to have the extra leaf after page 8 inserted? Did he feel that he had neglected his wife by not mentioning her in this way in the first place? All these questions and a host of others will occur to trained bibliographers and it may well be, that, in the future, some indefatigable researcher will find the answers." Missionary Travels is one of the emblematic accounts of African exploration in the 19th century and the foundation of the Livingstone legend. It describes the first of his three major expeditions, "in which he followed the Zambezi, discovering Victoria Falls in the process, as well as the Shire and Ruyuma rivers, ranging from Angola in the west to Mozambique in the east … During these years he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before" (PMM). Provenance: from the noted travel collection of Humphrey Winterton, with his monogram book-label to the front pastedown.

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        Glasgow and its Clubs: or Glimpses of the Condition, Manners, Characters, and Ottities of the City. Second edition. London, Richard Griffin

      1857 - Second edition. 8vo, viii, 496pp, original boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naval

      , 1857-1859. 1857-1859. Log of the brig "Surf," 174 pages, 8.25" x 13.5", marbleized covers. The "Surf" was built at the Carleton Norwood and Company shipyard in Rockport, Maine. The entries are from 1857-1859 and begin on February 12, 1857, during a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to New York. William McIntire is the ship's Master. The "Surf" then travels from New York to Cienfuegos (southern coast of Cuba) to Turks Island (southeast of the Bahamas, north of Hispaniola) to New York to Salem to Camden in September 1857. The next two pages have no entries but have pencil drawings of ships including an ironclad flying the British Union Jack. The next pages are headed "Journal on Board Brig Surf from Camden towards New Orleans John Mcintire Master" (January-February 1858) with a notation "Brig Surf in Mississipi River" (March). The "Surf" then sailed from New Orleans to Boston to Camden to Charleston (S.C.) to Baltimore to Portland (Me.) to Rockport (home port) to Wilmington (N.C.) to Boston to Rockport to New Orleans to Boston to Rockport to Charleston to Providence (R.I.) to Rockport to Charleston to Boston to Rockport to Charleston to New Orleans (last entry, November 8, 1859). There are pencil doodles on many pages and drawings of two pigs on one page and pencil rubbings of horses on another page. The brig "Surf" was involved in an incident in the Civil War and on January 28, 1862, on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Maine Congressman Samuel C. Fessenden presented a "petition of Carleton Norwood and Company praying indemnity for seizure of the brig Surf."By comparing the handwriting, the Log was kept by at least three different shipmates, some darkly penned, some lightly penned. Most entries track the weather and record the speed of the ship by the hour, occasionally noting significant events and the sighting of other vessels. Excerpts: "the Ship Crystal packet boat come onboard of us. She is from the Sandwich islands 75 days out bond to New Bedford," "there are 24 hours and deck breeze and fine weather all hands employed pinning discharging Cargo and Clearing up the hold for taken cargo," "finished taking in the homeward cargo consisting of 9525 Bushels of Salt in bulk and 4 Pakgs of old copper hoops," "Brig Surf in Mississipi River…Comes in thick of fogg wind ESE and moderate 9 A.M. Breaks up in the river thick outside all day as far as I could see ends same Man forward seemed better so he said was mending clothes A.M. 1/2 4 P.M. was sitting on forecastle whittling fell over and died in about 10 minutes time sent on board Brig O C Clarey for Capt Philbrook to come on board and Capt Cables Brig Joseph they came layed him out & went on shore to get a coffin made could git none was informed could bury him on stake Isle below here close to the light house borrowed a spade to dig a grave for him…Francis Antonio was a native of the Western Islands Aged about 36 Years…went to the S. W. pass light house fogg so thick could not find the way to stake Island got a Man from the Light to show us where we could fin suitable place to bury him, took us to the N.W. of the light house on the opposite side of the Bayou about 3/4 mile on a small Island where others were buried there we dug him a grave and buried him in silence under some brushes set two pieces of Boards at the foot and head of the grave are at the head was an imitation of a cross and returned to our vessels in sadness for we could feel otherwise than sad that has lost friends…" Boards rubbed, minor spotting on some pages, spine heavily worn with small losses. The front cover is loose, but the book is internally sound. Overall, in good condition.

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        Little Dorrit (in original parts)

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1857. First issue in twenty parts (volume 19 in two parts), with the errata slip in volume XVI, and forty illustrations by Browne ("Phiz"). First issue points present, with these exceptions: a) lacking last page of ads at the rear of volume I; b) volume II: "The Eclectic Review" ad at the rear bound p 3, 4, 1, 2; c) volume V: with "Parasols" ad at the front; d) volume VII: lacking "The Morisonian Monument" ad at the rear, and plates bound No. 14, 13; e) volume VIII: with "Parasols" ad at the front, and "The Morisonian Monument" ad bound at the rear; f) volume IX: plates bound No. 18, 17; g) volume XIII: lacking the two slips following the plates; h) volume XV: plates bound No. 30, 29; i) volume XVII: plates bound No. 34, 33; j) last volume: with "Persian Parasols" ad at the front, rear wrapper headed "The Best Show of Iron Bedsteads." Published from December 1855 to June 1857, preceding a cloth edition. Publisher's original blue illustrated paper wrappers. All volumes in Very Good or better condition with light repairs to the spines, as usual, and light scattered foxing. The spine of volume 19 restored. "Little Dorrit is deeply serious on levels that have not at all dated and are as relevant to our time as to his. We are reminded constantly that Dickens began his career as a reporter in a court of law. In his great novels, the merry journalist has become an acid critic, a coldly sardonic social analyst that no amount of "entertainment" can disguise. If Shakespeare is a greater psychologist than Freud, then Dickens is at least as ruthless a critic of capitalist greed and self-serving bureaucracy as Marx" (Stevenson). A handsome set, housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box by Root and Son. Hatton and Cleaver pp 305-30.

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        The Professor, a tale.

      Smith, Elder, & Co. 1857 - FIRST EDITION. 2 vols. Half titles, final ad. leaf vol. I, 8pp ads & 16pp cata. (June 1857) vol. II. Orig. purple morocco-grained cloth, blocked in blind, spines lettered in gilt; faded, expertly repaired. Smith p.162 - the primary binding. Sadleir 347, Wolff 827. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        Valley of the Tombs of the Kings

      - 1857. Original photograph, albumen print, 16,2 x 23,4 cm, on mount with description. Signed in the plate. KEYWORDS:egypt/thebe/photo

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        LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, VOLUME I - V

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1857 - Good in boards. Toning and scuffing throughout. Chips, fading, and wear to panels. Soiling to pastedowns and endpages. Complete in 5 volumes. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States..

      1857. Volume of 27 Items Concerning the Admission of Kansas to the Union as Either a Slave or Free State, Includes a First Edition of the Dred Scott Report and 2 Items with the Signature of Stephen A. Douglas [Slavery]. [Kansas]. [Hopkins, James Herron [1832-1904]. Howard, Benjamin C., Reporter. Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott Versus John F.A. Sandford. December Term 1856. Washington: Cornelius Wendell, 1857. 289 pp. First edition. [Bound with] "Minority Report of Hon. William H. Welsh, From the Select Committee to Which was Referred the Resolutions Relative to the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in the Dred Scott Case," Daily Legislative Record, No. 99, [Harrisburg]: Published by Geo. Bergner & Co., For the Legislature of Pennsylvania, May 11, 1857. pp. 1-6 [And] 25 Speeches and Articles on Issues Relating to the Admission to Kansas to the Union. 27 items in all. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlets and newspaper articles bound into recent cloth, gilt title to spine (reading Howard, Report of the Decision of Supreme Court in Dred Scott Case). Light rubbing to extremities, light toning to contents, somewhat heavier in places, occasional clean tears, a few repaired with archival tape. Some items have annotations. A few clipped signatures, including those of Stephen Douglas and Simon Cameron, tipped-in. Ex-library. Location number to spine, small stamps to front endleaves, embossed stamp to title page of the Dred Scott Report. $3,500. * First edition. Later re-bound, this volume was compiled by Hopkins, a prominent Pittsburgh lawyer and businessman, later a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives who represented the district surrounding Pittsburgh in 1875-1877 and 1883-1885. The contents relate to the debate over the admission of Kansas to the Union as either a slave of free state. It includes the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Dred Scott Case, which invalidated the Missouri Compromise, the act intended to balance the number of slave and free states. Dred Scott's precedent enabled the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which declared that the people of Kansas should decide whether to enter the Union as a free or slave state. (This act led to se.

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        Washington in Domestic Life: From Original Letters and Manuscripts

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1857 - 1st printing. Wear to spine ends and front corners. Binding tight; pages clean; Inscribed on forward blank page: "Mrs. Elwin. With the kind compliments and remembrances of Richard Rush. Syndenham, near Phila. July 1857." Rush, second son of Declaration of Independence signer Benjamin Rush, led an incredible life: U.S. attorney general, comptroller, secretary of the treasury, John Quincy Adams' VP running mate, acting secretary of state, and minister to England and France. Rush died two years after this book's publication. "The manuscript or paper here published was prepared from a collection of original letters from General Washington on mattters for the most part purely domestic and personal, addressed to Colonel Tobias Lear, his private Secretary for a part of the time he was President." A great inscription and a truly uncommon book signed. 85 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Morning Prayer.

      New York: Currier & Ives, 1857.(). Hand-colored lithograph on a heavy wove rag paper with foxing, oxidizing of red color in curtain. 25.75 x 20 inches sheet size. Image is 25 x 16.75 inches. Gale, 4567.

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        Beiträge zur gerichtlichen Medizin. Bände 1 - 20 einschließlich Generalregister, gebunden in 7 Bände, mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln

      (noch zu Nr.18380:) . . . Die hier angebotenen 20 Bände bilden einen umfassenden Überblick zur Entwicklung und Praxis der Gerichtsmedizin in der ersten Hälfte des 20.Jahrhunderts, denn die thematische Spannweite der teils sehr umfangreichen Beiträge ist erheblich. Zu den Herausgebern zählen neben Alexander Kolisko (1857-1918), der die Reihe begründete und die ersten beiden Bände betreute, die Rechtsmediziner Albin Haberda (1868-1933), Fritz Reuter (1875-1959), Philipp Schneider (1896-1954) und Walter Schwarzacher (1892-1958). - Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung, mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Prof. Fritz Reuter in Band XIX. - Suchbegriffe: Biopsychische Besonderheiten und marxistischer Fanatismus, Häufigkeit des marxistischen Fanatismus bei geistig Minderwertigen, deutlich erkennbare Tendenz von Psychopathen zur Eingruppierung in die Reihen der kämpfenden Marxisten, Sexualdelikt, Pädophilie, Abortus infolge tödlicher Quecksilbervergiftung, Aorten-Abreißung ohne Schädelverletzung, Leichenwachs, Fruchtabtreibung, Alkoholrausch, neu Altersbestimmungen von Neugeborenen, Ameisensäure-Vergiftung, Arbeitsunfall, Begutachtung alter Kriegsverletzungen, Vortäuschung von Blutalkohol, Blutgruppenbestimmung, Obduktion, Leichenöffnung, Leichenbeschau, Leichenversuche, Blutlachengröße, Spätschäden infolge Blutübertragung, Mord durch Drosselung, Erhängen eines Liebespaares in einer einzigen Schlinge / als unbeabsichtigte Ausgang eines Scherzes, Tod durch Erstickung / Ertränken / Erwürgen, Exhumierung neugeborener, Familienmord durch geisteskranke Mutter, Fäulnisveränderungen an Leichen, Haftpflichtklage wegen Gebärmutter-Amputation, gerichtliche Medizin, forensische Psychiatrie, Psychologie des Kindesmordes, humanitäres Geschoss im Spanischen Krieg, Giftnachweis in Lebensmitteln, Halsmannprozess, Herzstich-Tötung auf Verlangen, Pädophilie, Abortus infolge tödlicher Quecksilbervergiftung, Aorten-Abreißung ohne Schädelverletzung, Leichenwachs, Fruchtabtreibung, Alkoholrausch, Altersbestimmungen von Neugeborenen, Ameisensäure-Vergiftung, Arbeitsunfall, Begutachtung alter Kriegsverletzungen, Vortäuschung von Blutalkohol, Blutgruppenbestimmung, Obduktion, Leichenöffnung, Leichenbeschau, Leichenversuche, Blutlachengröße, Spätschäden infolge Blutübertragung, fehlende Scheide als Ehehindernis, elektrisches Trauma, Tod im epileptischen Anfall, Entmündigungsordnung, Hirnschädigung durch Leuchtgasvergiftung, Kindesmisshandlung, Kindesmord, Leichenblut, kriminelle Leichenzerstückelung, Lustmord, Herzverletzung durch stumpfe Gewalt, Suchtproblem, gewaltsamer Tod, plötzlicher natürlicher Tod, Todeszeit-Bestimmung, Tötung auf Verlangen, Wasserleichen-Untersuchung, Geschlechtsbestimmung beim Zwitter, Selbstmord in Fesseln durch Erhängen, Freitod durch Erhängen, Giftnachweis in Lebensmitteln, Jungfernhäutchen, Bestimmung der Hiebwerkzeuge aus den Wunden, Tod durch Kastrierung, Suchtproblem, gewaltsamer Tod, unheilbare Beischlafunfähigkeit als Ehehindernis, Wirkung des Mannlicher-Gewehres: umfängliche Schädelsprengung nach Kopfschuss, Verbrechen an und Verstümmelungen von Klassenfeinden durch marxistische Horden im Spanischen Bürgerkrieg Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

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        Briefe aus Presburg [Letters from Bratislava]

      Bratislava, 1857. Sewn pamphlet with paper spine strip (19 × 12 cm); illustrated title page with black ink frame; 24 pages of holograph text and small drawings in ink. About very good; title page lightly stained; spine strip tearing at extremities; internally very good. Unique and unpublished manuscript of this satirical epistolary text, ostensibly addressed to the author's father and the remaining family while on a stay in Bratislava. The text is remarkable for its use of linguistic puns and humorous descriptions, and composed throughout in a parodic dialectal form, possibly in the style of "Böhmakelns" or another imitation of Slavic speakers of German, and includes the conscious use of false orthography and other mistakes: "Verörder Fader! Endlich bin ich da. Ehe ühr verörder Fader mainen Prief aufmachd, rufed alle meine Beganden und Wreinde zusammen und löset ihnen mainen Prief for. So, jezt sözt aich alle nieder und pferdenehmed mit gesbandheit des Keistes und der Ohren die Benachrichdigungen, Erlöbnisse, Abend- und Morgendeier aires Sohnes und spekrective Wraindes an. Also, jetzt kenen wir anfanken. Also, ich bin da. Nun here ich aich alle fraken, wo, wo bin ich da? - - - - - - - Und ich gebe aich zur Andword, so wie es in der h. Srifd stöhd: "ich bin, der ich bin", ebenso sage ich, ich bin da, wo ich bin. - Wo ich aber bin, wördet ihr schwertlich erradden. Um nur aich ferörder Fader und draie Baganden nicht in Gifdighait und Unruhigkeit über mein geistliches und laiberliches Voll und Fehe zu ferzusetzen, so fermölde ich aich ich bin in Brösspurk." The author goes on to derive the German name of today's Bratislava, Pressburg, from the term "Presswurst". With numerous accomplished small ink and water color drawings, a few of which signed "P.K." The name of the fictive authorial persona "Fenzel Pepitzko Hawliczek" is not documented. "Böhmakeln" -- a unique dialect created by Bohemian immigrants in Vienna, who received no formal instruction in German -- as well as similar forms of speech from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, are increasingly attracting the interest of researchers. See, for instance, the project underway at Universität Bamberg since 2013.

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        Signiertes Photo / Autograph / Autogramm / Signed / Signée

      Echtphoto Echtphoto mit rückseitigem Postkartenaufdruck, bildseitig von Papst Pius XI mit schwarzer Tinte handsigniert.- Wikipedia: Pius XI. (* 31. Mai 1857 in Desio (Lombardei) 10. Februar 1939 in Rom) bürgerlicher Name Achille Ambrogio Damiano Ratti war Papst von 1922 bis 1939. Pius XI. widmete sich nach Leo XIII. der Soziallehre und prägte diesen Begriff. In der Enzyklika Quadragesimo anno widmete er sich der Frage der Sozialbindung des Eigentums..- Sein bedeutendstes Konkordat ist neben den Lateranverträgen (Benito Mussolini) wohl das Reichskonkordat mit dem Deutschen Reich (Adolf Hitler) vom 10. September 1933. Oft wird Pius XI. und auch seinem Nachfolger Pius XII. vorgeworfen, sich nicht deutlich genug gegen den Nationalsozialismus gewandt zu haben. Früh wurde er von Edith Stein auf die Judenverfolgung hingewiesen. Verteidiger weisen jedoch darauf hin, dass die 1937 erschienene auf Deutsch verfasste Enzyklika Mit brennender Sorge (lat. Ardente cura), die in Deutschland im Geheimen verteilt werden musste, sehr wohl die nationalsozialistische Ideologie verurteilte /// Standort Wimregal Ill-Umschl2017-7 m/'

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        Fore-edge painting. 1857 William Cowper, The Poetical Works.

      John Kendrick, London 1857 - A beautiful hidden fore-edge painting decorates this collection of William Cowper's Poetry, showing Cowper imposed in front of the "The Pool" of London, with the Tower of London visible in the background. This fore-edge scene is only visible when the pages are fanned; when the book is closed the fore-edge appears gilt (with only slight traces). Cowper's poetry is enjoyable, I've taken the time to read some of this work and I like it. It reminds me of George Herbert's poetry, but in English we are more familiar with (modern). William Cowper (1731 –1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him "the best modern poet", whilst William Wordsworth particularly admired his poem Yardley-Oak. Possible Provenance - Joseph Frederick Green's name is applied to the free front endpaper; likely the British M.P. Physical Attributes - Measures 18.5 x 12 x 4.5 cm. Leather with stamped gilt decoration, including a central vase and flower motif (attractive). Fore-edge painting. All edges are gilt. Illustrated. 775 numbered pages. Condition - See pictures. Some shelf wear at corners, joints, etc. Slight crazing at spine. Small 1 cm crack at front joint top. Top endband partially cracked but present. A little dust to top-edge. Inscriptions on free front endpaper; also remnants of a removed bookplate. The paper used for the plates (illustrations and title page) are foxed. Text block is free of foxing. 1000 grams [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Art hippiatrique. Médecine théorique et pratique vétérinaire réduite à sa plus simple expression, ou Véritable manière de bien connaître et de bien traiter les maladies des animaux domestiques, à l'usage Des Vétérinaires, des Cultivateurs et des Amateurs, etc.

      Troyes, E. Caffé, 1857 - XXV, 575 pages, 4 plates on two sheets (one leporello) W15 Eine Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mehrwertsteuer liegt Ihrer Bestellung bei. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 900 21,5 cm x 14 cm, 8°, half-leather binding, abrased cover, reinforced corners missing, some foxing in the edges, slight water damage in the first pages, plates slightly dameged, alltogether condition okay.

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        Pictorial Life of George Washington Embracing a Complete History

      LEARY & GETZ, PHILADELPHIA 1857 - bright glistening gilt on cover and spine, all edges gilt, mild edge wear to boards, princeton antiques book plate on front end paper, black and white plattes, pages age toned, some foxing, excellent condition considering age DATE PUBLISHED: 1857 EDITION: 588 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tom Brown's School Days

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co, 1857 First edition of the author's classic novel celebrating the ethos of nineteenth-century English Public Schools. The book's popularity "must be linked to its powerful structuring myth in which Rugby School in England, and the experience of the boy, learning self-reliance so that authority may be delegated to him, symbolizes the experience of the man of the governing class The novel's opening paragraphs constitute one of the great evocations of Englishness Vivid scenes of the trouncing of bullies, and the glories of the cricket and football fields, enliven the narrative, which also has much emphasis on boxing, for Hughes believed passionately in the healthiness and manliness of a fair fight" (ODNB).

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;

      London: John Murray,, 1857. 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 Zambezi, to the Eastern Ocean. Octavo (212 x 132 mm). Contemporary brown half calf, green morocco label lettered in gilt to spine, spine gilt to compartments within raised bands, red marbled sides, endpapers and edges. Folding frontispiece, 22 plates, illustrations to the text, 1 folding diagram, 2 folding maps to rear. With the bookplate of Sir Henry Hope Edwardes, 10th Baronet of Shrewsbury. Very slight rubbing to extremities, slight bumping to top corner of front cover, some foxing to initial leaves and frontispiece. Lacking advertisements. An excellent copy. First edition, Bradlow variant number 1; Bradlow does not allocate primacy to his variants. The book covers the first of Livingstone's three major expeditions "in which he followed the Zambezi, discovering Victoria Falls in the process, as well as the Shire and Ruyuma rivers, ranging from Angola in the west to Mozambique in the east … During these years he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before" (PMM).

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        The Illustrated History of The War Against Russia. In Two Volumes.

      London: Virtue and Co., Limited, [1857] - 2 volumes, quarto. Original red cloth, spines lettered in gilt with gilt-stamped illustrations and gilt double fillets, gilt vignette centrepiece to front covers within blind-stamped floral panel, yellow endpapers, top edge untrimmed. Volume I slightly shaken, head and foot of spine slightly bumped, corners slightly worn and lightly soiled, slight splitting to hinges of endpapers, many unopened pages, some foxing. A very good set. Portrait frontispieces and vignette title pages with tissue-guards between them, 64 uncoloured steel engravings with tissue-guards, 6 hand-coloured steel-engraved maps. First edition, two volume issue. One of the finest contemporary histories of the Crimean War, lavishly illustrated with depictions of sea and land battles, portraits of the major individuals, and maps of the region. The edition was also issued as an eight volume set. With the bookplate of Sir Basil Liddell Hart, military theorist and historian, to pastedown, alongside the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst, Lancashire chemist and bibliophile. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Little Dorrit (in original parts)

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1855 - 1857. First issue in twenty parts (volume 19 in two parts), with the errata slip in volume XVI, and forty illustrations by Browne ("Phiz"). First issue points present, with these exceptions: a) lacking last page of ads at the rear of volume I; b) volume II: "The Eclectic Review" ad at the rear bound p 3, 4, 1, 2; c) volume V: with "Parasols" ad at the front; d) volume VII: lacking "The Morisonian Monument" ad at the rear, and plates bound No. 14, 13; e) volume VIII: with "Parasols" ad at the front, and "The Morisonian Monument" ad bound at the rear; f) volume IX: plates bound No. 18, 17; g) volume XIII: lacking the two slips following the plates; h) volume XV: plates bound No. 30, 29; i) volume XVII: plates bound No. 34, 33; j) last volume: with "Persian Parasols" ad at the front, rear wrapper headed "The Best Show of Iron Bedsteads." Published from December 1855 to June 1857, preceding a cloth edition. Publisher's original blue illustrated paper wrappers. All volumes in Very Good or better condition with light repairs to the spines, as usual, and light scattered foxing. The spine of volume 19 restored. "Little Dorrit is deeply serious on levels that have not at all dated and are as relevant to our time as to his. We are reminded constantly that Dickens began his career as a reporter in a court of law. In his great novels, the merry journalist has become an acid critic, a coldly sardonic social analyst that no amount of "entertainment" can disguise. If Shakespeare is a greater psychologist than Freud, then Dickens is at least as ruthless a critic of capitalist greed and self-serving bureaucracy as Marx" (Stevenson). A handsome set, housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box by Root and Son. Hatton and Cleaver pp 305-30.

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        Orang Utang Pithecus genannt Mstr Jessi von der Insel Borneo der einziger lebende in Europa und grÖsste der je hier gesehen wurde ist hier angekommen und dem geehrten Publikum zur Schau ausgestellt Zu sehen von Morgens 10 bis Abends 10 Uhr an der Promenade in Pragers Kaffeegarten parterre Preise Erster Platz 5 Ngr Zweiter Platz 2 12 Ngr Kinder zahlen 2 12 Ngr

      single sheet (640 x 460mm. 25.5 x 18" (image) ) mounted, framed and glazed   Leipzig: Oskar Leiner

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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, to the eastern ocean.

      London Murray 1857 - First edition. 8vo., Inscribed presentation copy. ix, 687pp., 25 plates (comprising one engraved, 3 lithographed by Day and Son after T. Picken, and 21 wood-engraved), illustrations in the text, contemporary half calf over green cloth by Lewis, rebacked and re-cornered by Aquarius, modern leather edged slipcase, a fine example. Presentation copy, inscribed "To Dr James Risdon Bennett with the kindest salutations of his affectionate friend David Livingstone 26 Octr 1857 London". Inscribed presentation copies are scarce. "Perhaps the most famous of all African exploration books, this recounts Dr. Livingstone's travels through South Africa, with the discovery of Lake Ngami, while accompanied by his wife and William Cotton Oswell. Oswell and the author continued their journey, discovering the Zambesi River, and, eventually, the Victoria Falls." - Czech. James Risdon Bennett (1809-1891), taught Livingstone medicine at Charing Cross Hospital, was a Fellow of the Royal Society and became President of the Royal College of Physicians of England in 1876. This is a very early presentation copy, before the publication date of 10 November 1857. Clendennen (David Livingstone, a catalogue of documents) records no earlier presentation inscription, but notes a number of others on the same day, 26th October, including one to Sir Richard Owen. The following day the directors of the London Missionary Society learnt that Livingstone had left the Society. In the period between 1849 and 1856, his explorations took him to Lake Ngami across the Kalahari Desert, to the Zambezi River, and from there west to the Atlantic Ocean at Loanda (today's Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola). He turned down a chance to return to England, but entrusted his reports, maps, and letters for transport. The ship went down with all hands except one, and all of Livingstone's papers were lost, forcing him to re-create everything. He followed his track back to Linyanti (in Botswana) and then decided to assess the possibilities of the Zambezi as a highway into the heart of Africa by following it to the Indian Ocean. He reached Victoria Falls in 1855, confirming what he had heard from natives for many years. "Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight," he wrote. It was the only site in Africa that he named with English words. Livingstone reached Quilimane on the coast of Mozambique on 20 May 1856, but he got there by cutting across a loop of the Zambezi to Tete, inadvertently missing the Kebrabasa Rapids, a drop of about six hundred feet. Hence, he was unaware that the river was not navigable when he arrived in London at the end of the year to promote its potential to the British government. In the meantime, the LMS had informed him that his expeditions were not the kind of gospel work it expected of him, and he resigned the next year. In England, he was feted as a national hero. The present book, written in six months, became an immediate best-seller, with seven editions published in rapid succession." (Delaney). Czech p97; Mendelssohn I, 908-910; PMM 341. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Orang-Utang Pithecus, genannt Mstr. Jessi von der Insel Borneo. der einziger lebende in Europa und grÖsste der je hier gesehen wurde, ist hier angekommen und dem geehrten Publikum zur Schau ausgestellt. Zu sehen von Morgens 10 bis Abends 10 Uhr, an der Promenade in Pragers Kaffeegarten, parterre. Preise: Erster Platz 5 Ngr. Zweiter Platz 2 1/2 Ngr. Kinder zahlen 2 1/2 Ngr

      [1857] 1857 - single sheet (640 x 460mm. 25.5 x 18? (image) ) mounted, framed and glazed Leipzig: Oskar Leiner The exhibition of and interest in exotic animals in the modern world goes back to the time of DÜrer, who famously drew a rhinoceros (see Tim H. Clarke The Rhinoceros from Durer to Stubbs 1515-1799 (1986)), and indeed to the ancient world when exotic beasts were hunted, displayed in the Circus, and frequently reproduced in mosaics (see M. Mackinnon 'Supplying exotic animals for the Roman amphitheatre games etc. Mouseion Series III, vol. 6 (2006)). In the 18th and 19th centuries such exhibitions, organised on a European scale attracted huge crowds and made fortunes for their owners and exhibitors who shewed many different types of animal. Stieglitz, for example, at around the same time shewed a fine Arabian horse. They still continue today but under very different auspices and in zoos. In Germany particularly there was a tradition of such single sheet publications, not necessarily for publicity purposes (see Ingrid Faust.Zoologische Einblattdrucke & Flugschriften vor 1800.Stuttgart: Hiersemann, 1998-). This splendid animal (The Orang Utang is first mentioned in English in a work of 1653 and Lord Monboddo (1714-99) in the 18th century believed that the Orang Utang was in fact a species of human, but lacking language) is here depicted against a background of a battle between armed natives and equally armed animals, was taken on a European tour by an impresario from Antwerp (where a Stieglitz gallery still exists) and was here shewn in Leipzig in the Prager Kaffeegarten. The animal named 'Master Jessi from the Island of Borneo the only Orang Utang living in Europe and the largest hitherto seen., is arrived here and put on exhibition for the distinguished public.'. The price for tickets in the front and second row is given, and children were admitted at half-price. There is a copy of the poster in the Leipzig local history museum (Stadtgeschichtliches Museum).

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        Katey's Letter. Irish Song. Sung By Miss Dolby

      Leader & Cock, London. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Inscribed by person(s) connected with book. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - In G. Undated but dated & Signed by Dolby] 1857? Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Music; Inscribed by person(s) connected with book. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6647002.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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        Die Fünf Welttheile, dargestellt in Bild und Wort. Landschafts- und Städtebilder, Schilderungen und Charakterzeichnungen aus allen Ländern der Erde. Ein Handbuch der Länder- und Völkerkunde nach den vorzüglichsten geographischen und ethnographischen Werken und den interessantesten Reise-Beschreibungen für Jung und Alt bearbeitet. 4 Bände.

      Hildburghausen, Bibliographisches Institut, o. J. (1857-1858). Gr.-8°. Mit 4 gest. illustr. Titeln, 209 (statt 210) Stahlstichtafeln (Ansichten) u. 66 (statt 67) grenzkolor. gest. Karten. Zus. ca. 2200 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Erstausgabe. - Band 1: Asien und Afrika; Bände 2 u. 3: Europa; Band 4: Amerika und Australien. - „Es enthält im wesentlichen Texte aus dem ‚Universum‘, der ‚Volksbibliothek‘ und aus geographischen Werken der Zeit“ (Sarkowski). - Mit Ansichten von Amsterdam, Antwerpen, Berlin, Bremen, Brüssel, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Friedrichshafen, Graz, Hamburg, Hannover, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Konstanz, Leipzig, London, Mailand, Mainz, München, Paris, Salzburg, Stockholm, Straßburg, Stuttgart, Wien, Albany, Boston, Buenos Aires, New Orleans, New York, Peking, Philadelphia, Richmond, San Francisco, Sydney usw. - Es fehlt die Ansicht von Frankfurt/Oder sowie die Karte der Argentinischen Staaten. - Einbände (bes. Kanten) berieben u. bestoßen. Unterschiedlich, tlw. stärker gebräunt bzw. stock- u. braunfleckig. - Andres 51; Sarkowski 36, 78. Versand D: 12,50 EUR Reiser, Die Fünf Welttheile, dargestellt in Bild und Wort. Landschafts- und Städtebilder, Schilderungen und Charakterzeichnungen aus allen Ländern der Erde. Ein Handbuch der Länder- und Völkerkunde nach den vorzüglichsten geographischen und ethnographischen Werken und den interessantesten Reise-Beschreibungen für Jung und Alt bearbeitet, Ansichtenwerke

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years’ residence in the interior of Africa

      London: John Murray 1857 - Colored lithographed folding frontispiece of Victoria Falls, engraved portrait, 23 wood-engraved or lithographed plates, 2 folding maps. Contemporary red half calf and marbled boards. Rebacked preserving spine. Foxed. Cloth case FIRST EDITION. Presentation copy inscribed by the author: “Mrs Clare with the kindest regards of David Livingstone.” Livingstone lived many years in South Africa and made three great expeditions, the first described in this book 1853-56, and the others in 1858-64 and 1865-73. “David Livingstone, perhaps the greatest of the African explorers discovered the Zambesi River at Secheke and followed it northwards, eventually reaching the west coast of Africa at Luanda, Angola, and the east coast at Quelimane, Mozambique. In 1855 he discovered the great falls of Zambesi and named them the Victoria Falls” (PMM). Livingstone’s accomplishments in African exploration and geography are almost unequaled. He covered about a third of the Continent from the Cape to the Equator and from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. This volume describes Livingstone’s first and greatest expedition (1853-56) in which, among many other things, he discovered the great falls of the Zambesi and named them Victoria Falls. Europeans had never before seen much of the vast territory that Livingstone covered. “The geographical results of his journeys were of supreme importance, and made it possible to fill in great stretches of the maps of Central Africa which hitherto had been blank” (PMM). A detailed account of his years of African exploration, during which he “investigated the geology, botany, and natural history of the country he traversed,” Livingstone’s Missionary Travels “thoroughly reflects the man and is delightful reading” (DNB). Provenance the celebrated collection of Haskell Norman, with his bookplate, Christie’s New York, 29 October 1998, lot 1173. Norman 1377. Exhibited: this very copy was exhibited at the original 1963 Printing and the Mind of Man exhibition (IPEX). Printing and the Mind of Man 341. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Professor, a tale. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols.

      Smith, Elder, & Co. 1857 Half titles, final ad. leaf vol. I, 16pp cata. vol. II. 2 vols in 1 in orig. publisher's remainder binding; dark green morocco-grained cloth, borders in blind, spine with decorated gilt bands at head & tail, lettered in gilt: THE / PROFESSOR / BY / CURRER BELL. / LONDON / SMITH, ELDER & CO. Some expertly executed minor repairs, but overall a v.g. well-preserved copy in a scarce format.Smith (p.162) mentions that 719 copies were bound up thus 'on or before 30 June 1859'. The grain on this copy is vertical (rather than diagonal or horizontal as described by Smith), and it has pale yellow endpapers. The Professor was Charlotte's first completed novel but last published, posthumously.

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        CARDIGAN James Brudenell 7th Earl 1797 1868 General led the Charge of the Light Brigade

      Autograph Letter Signed ("Cardigan") to an unidentified correspondent, a strong letter of recommendation for Dr. [E.H.] Nolan, author of the History of the War with Russia.4 pages 8vo, Portman Square, 20 April 1857.

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        Gesamtansicht von Nordwesten mit Blick auf den Bodensee ('Constance - 3.').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Muller gedr. b. Frick Paris aus Les Bords Du Rhin b. Wild in Paris, um 1857, 18,5 x 23,5 Konstanz in alten Ansichten, Nr. 2.3.24.

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        Gesamtansicht mit Blick über den Bodensee ('Ile Mainau. Lac de Constance - 2.').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Muller gedr. b. Frick Paris aus Les Bords Du Rhin b. Wild in Paris, um 1857, 19 x 23 Nicht bei Schmitt, Die illustrierten Rhein-Beschreibungen (Vgl. jedoch 45)

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        The Professor

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1857 - First American edition. Octavo. [1] ad for Bronte novels, 330, [6] ads pp. Publisher's brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Early penciled owner's name ("Smith 1860"), tiny breaks in the cloth at the foot, spine very slightly faded, a handsome and tight near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Reisen in Südwest-Afrika in den Jahren 1850 bis 1854. Aus dem Schwedischen von Dr. Hermann Lotze, 2 Bände.

      Leipzig, Otto Purfürst, o. J. (1857). Faszinierende Reisebeschreibung des schwedischen Abenteurers und Forschungsreisenden Karl Johan Andersson (1827 - 1867). Anderssen brach im August 1850 von der südwestafrikanischen Hafenstadt Walfischbucht aus zusammen mit dem Afrikaforscher Francis Galton auf, um das Ovamboland im Norden des Landes und den Weg zum Ngamisee im Betschuanaland zu erkunden. Sie erreichten das Ovamboland 1852, das sie im Folgenden mehrere Monate durchstreiften, und wandten sich 1853 nach Osten Richtung Ngamisee. Andersson fertigte während der Reise zahlreiche Aufzeichnungen zur Flora und Fauna der Region an, die er später in dem zweibändigen Werk "Lake Ngami" (London 1856) veröffentlichte. Andersson gründete später in dem Ort Otjimbingwe eine erfolgreiche Handelsniederlassung, die er mit einer privaten Armee aus Herero-Freiwilligen schützte. Als dort am 15. Juni 1863 eine Kriegerschar des Stammes der Afrikaner erschien, die im Zuge einer Auseinandersetzung mit dem Hererohäuptling Maharero den Ort zu plündern versuchte, schlug Andersson an der Seite Mahareros die Eindringlinge zurück und wurde daraufhin ehrenhalber zum "Befehlshaber aller Herero auf Lebenszeit" ernannt, eine Ehre, wie sie sonst niemals einem Europäer zuteil wurde. Die Bände in gutem, sauberem Zustand, ein deckel des ersten Bandes mit kleiner Stoßstelle (unauffällig), sonst kaum berieben oder bestoßen Seiten partiell leicht fleckig die Tontafeln sehr gut erhalten. Gutes Exemplar dieser frühen, überaus originell illustrierten südwestafrikanischen Reisebeschreibung aus der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Sehr selten! Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Islamic Prayer book

      1274AH-1857AD 1274 - "A122 Islamic Prayer book Complete Arabic illuminated manuscript on paper, dated 1274 AH. (1857/58 AD.)Leaf dimensions: mm. 182 x 120; written space: mm. 102 x 73. Text in black ink nashi calligraphy as for the first book section, black ink nastaliq writing style as for the second section, both of them on a single 8 (sometimes 9)-lined column. The manuscript contains overall 24 pages.The decoration set includes a double-page illuminated frontispiece garnished in gold and bright colours (sarlawh).The written space is framed by three black and golden wire-like lines; at page 16 we can read a calligraphically elaborate prayer included into a roundel-shaped decoration. The binding is coeval with the manuscript, and shows some tears and other traces of usage.The text of this manuscript is highly heterogeneous, although there is no doubt about its religious orientation and function. It numbers quotations from suras (especially the transcription of the shortest ones), various prayers and the whole list of the 99 names of God. This manuscript is a good item, well preserved. (I.t.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Visit to Salt Lake; Being A Journey Across the Plains and a Residence in the Mormon Settlements at Utah

      London: Smith, Elder And Co, 1857. First edition. Hardcover. 346pp Octavo [20.5 cm] Pebbled orange cloth. With a folding map showing the author's route bound in at title page. Very good. Heavy sunning to backstrip. Extremities rubbed. Corners bumped. An early and valuable firsthand account of a journey to the land of the Mormons and a two months' residence there during 1855-1856. The author traveled overland from St. Joseph, Missouri to Salt Lake City, and then on to California only a year prior to the ill-fated Fancher train and their eventual massacre at Mountain Meadows. Flake/Draper 1252. Howes C286. Wagner/Camp 287:1. Scallawagiana 55. Wheat 910.

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        A narrative of the Melancholy Wreck of the 'Dunbar', Merchant Ship, on the South head of Port Jackson, August 20th, 1857, with illustrations of the principal localities..

      Sydney: Published for the Proprietors by James Fryer, 1857. Margins neatly strengthened, age-browned and small cut from top of second illustration (no loss).. Octavo,16pp., full-page sketch of locality on the final page and three full-page engravings; original sewn titled-wrappers, preserved in a scarlet cloth folding box. A rare pamphlet recording one of Australia's most notable nineteenth century shipwrecks and still listed as the worst peacetime shipping tragedy in New South Wales. The Dunbar, a magnificent first-class passenger ship catering for wealthy travellers between England and Sydney (named for its owner Duncan Dunbar) under a very experienced commander, was wrecked off South Head just a few miles from Sydney on the night of 20 August 1857. The impact brought down the topmasts while mounting seas stove in the lifeboats. Lying on its side against the cliffs, the ship began to break up almost immediately. One crewman, James Johnson, the sole survivor, found himself hurled onto the rocks where he managed to gain a finger hold. [see Tom Mead, The Fatal Lights. Dolphin Press]. His dramatic rescue is depicted in one of the included engravings. The Dunbar was built in response to increased demand for ships and passage in the wake of the Australian gold-rushes. The publication includes fascinating eye-witness accounts of the tragedy and the loss of 121 lives staggered Sydney. Some 20,000 people lined George Street for the funeral procession on Monday 24 August. The fine full page engravings by W G Mason are from illustrations by George French Angas and Edmund Thomas "it will be at once seen that no expense has been spared" [Foreword]. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney).

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        Homes of American Authors; Comprising Anecdotical, Personal and Descriptive Sketches

      D. APPLETON & COMPANY, NEW YORK 1857 - fine impressed leather boards, 5 ribbed spine, gilt on edges of pages and spine, black and white illustrations, foxing, pages yellowing, excellent condition considering age DATE PUBLISHED: 1857 EDITION: 374 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Freida the Jongleur. In Three Volumes

      Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly, London 1857 - First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's olive green cloth with a decorative design blocked in blind, gilt spine, glaized endpapers. The first volume is inscribed by Hemphill's son Charles H. Hemphill, 1st Baron Hemphill, PC QC (an Irish politician and barrister) to the Duchess of Bedford. Bound in at the back of volume three is a 32-page publisher's "Catalogue of Books" dated February, 1857, followed by a four-page advertisement (with specimen pages from Carlyle's French Revolution and Lever's Harry Lorrequer) dated February 2, 1857. Light sunning to the spines, a bright, near fine set in the original publisher's binding. OCLC locates only 5 copies. Loeber, A Guide to Irish Fiction 1650-1900. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Istoria della Compagnia di Gesù Vol. Quarto: L'Asia. Libri Otto; Vol. Secondo: Il Giappone. Seconda Parte dell'Asia. Libri Cinque. Libro 1° - Parte 2°; Vol. Ottavo: Il Giappone. Seconda Parte dell'Asia. Libri Cinque. Libro 4° - Parte 3°; Vol. Secondo: L'I

      NAPOLI: Uffizio de' libri ascetici e predicabili - Napoli, 1857-1860. Brossura. DISCRETO. 9,4 15,5. Opere del Padre Daniello Bartoli I-II-III-IV-V-VI USATO

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