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        COLTON'S TRAVELER AND TOURIST'S GUIDE-BOOK THROUGH THE WESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES, CONTAINING BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF EACH, WITH THE ROUTES AND DISTANCES ON THE GREAT LINES OF TRAVEL

      J. H. Colton and Company, 1857. - First edition.18mo. Original red embossed cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, 149 pp. plus 37 pages of J. H. Colton & Company's catalogue of maps, charts, books, etc., publisher's advertisement, index to the routes, introduction, index to catalogue, folding map. Map is in full color, and is a "Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, & Kansas, showing the township lines of the United States Surveys, location of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads, by J. Calvin Smith." Included is an Index to the Routes and a description of the Western States and Territories which include The State of Ohio; the State of Michigan; The State of Indiana; The State of Illinois; The State of Missouri; The State of Iowa; The State of Wisconsin; The Territory of Minnesota; The Territory of Nebraska; The Territory of Kansas; Emigrants' Routes From The Seaboard; Routes in the Western States; Routes By Canals; Statistical Tables and Tables of United States and Foreign Monies. Lightly rubbed at spine ends, front interior hinge just starting to show wear, tiny closed tear to top edge of front fly leaf, map is in fine, unused condition, overall a near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Bruant de Riz (Grandr.naturelle)-- Le Troupiale a menton noir, (Grandr.naturelle)

      Ledot; E. Gambart, Paris; London 1857 - A selection from Les Oiseaux Plus Remarquables Par Leurs Formes et Leurs Couleurs. Circa 1857. Hand-colored lithographs. Printed by Becquet, Paris. Sheet size: 23 1/2 x 16 3/4". Inventory#:p83pmat.

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        XÀTIVA. Memorias, recuerdos y tradiciones de esta antigua ciudad.

      - Imp. y Lib. de Blas Bellver. Xàtiva. 1857. XIIpp.+439pp.+(8hh.).+9 láms. 27 x 18 cm. Enc. holandesa piel levemente rozada. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Canadian Settler';s Guide: Seventh Edition - Considerably enlarged

      Toronto, C. W.: Printed at the Office of the "Toronto Times, 1857. 7th. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo., 4.25 in x 7.5 in, xi, [1], [13]-218pp., 1[14], 40, 1(blank), [48]pp. 8vo, original brown boards, 2 plates, 5 illustrations (including 1 diagram). Very worn on the Spine with torn paper labels with words Settler's Guide. Insides pages reasonably clean for poor paper and very light foxing in some places. Hinges cracked and splitting. Top and bottom of spine split and cracked. 1 leaf with corner torn away not affecting printed text, spine faded, front hinge starting, clean and very good. Page 17 appendix torn bottom right not affecting text. Cf TPL 3489 which records two 1857 copies, both with different collation. Their second issue is without six of the unpaged plates and port. and with a new appendix [48] at the end. We have three copies and all three are different from TPL's two. After page 218pp the variations seem occur. Classic work aimed at the woman emigrating from Britain to Canada, based upon the experiences of Traill, who by this point had spent over 25 years in 'the backwoods of Canada'. The work provides practical advice on most aspects of emigration, from choosing a ship from Britain, and what luggage to bring, to the finer points of furnishing a log cabin (including how to make an easy-chair from a flour barrel) and the perils of alcohol. The practical advice for the pioneer includes tips on gardening (for food), how to prevent your home burning down, or how to handle a fire if it does arise including those who don't have water to spare ("Women, yes, weak women and children have battled against a wall of advancing fire, and with hoes and other instruments have kept it back till help could be obtained"). It also recommends that every women become an expert at knitting, not only for its use in providing clothing, but in increasing the attractiveness of the unmarried woman ("Every young woman is prized in this country according to her usefulness; and a thriving young settler will rather marry a clever, industrious girl, who has the reputation for being a good spinner and knitter, than one who has nothing but a pretty face to recommend her").There are also several recipes to be made from many readily available food sources, including fruit, vegetables and meats.A fascinating look at the era of expansion in North America, what was expected of the new settlers, and life in the unsettled regions of Canada.

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        CORSO DI GEOGRAFIA STORICA ANTICA, DEL MEDIO - EVO E MODERNA. Esposto in venticinque studi, diviso in cento lezioni. Terza edizione, diligentemente corretta ed in gran parte rifusa dall'Autore.

      Guigoni 1857 Opera completa in quattro tomi di testo + un Atlante. Cm.24,5x16. Pg.2080 complessive. Legature in mz.pergamena con piatti originali applicati alle coperte. Esemplari intonsi, in barbe. Il primo volume, suddiviso in due tomi, concerne la "Geografia storica antica", il secondo riguarda la "Geografia storica del Medio - Evo", il terzo comprende la "Geografia storica moderna". L'Atlante comprende 113 tavole incise da Vajani, così suddivise: 42 carte geografiche in grande formato colorate a mano; 24 tavole a pagina singola, colorate a mano, di "Tipi caratteristici delle varietà e stirpi umane"; 10 tavole in grande formato, colorate a mano, di "Tipi caratteristici e costumanze più notevoli d'alcuni popoli"; 37 (l'indice ne segnala 35) a pagina singola di "Monumenti caratteristici di nazioni antiche del Medio - Evo". L'Opera, di non facile reperimento nella sua completezza, fa parte della assai prolifica produzione del cartografo Francesco Costantino Marmocchi (Poggibonsi, 1805 - 1858), che fu patriotta in gioventù e deputato al Parlamento toscano nel Governo Guerrazzi.

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        Danzigs (Gdansk) alterthümliche Gebäude. In artistischer und historischer Bedeutung dargestellt [Danzig's Historic Buildings. Represented in Artistic and Historical Importance].

      Bertling, Danzig 1857 - Danzig (Gdansk): Bertling, 1857-(1864). First Edition. Quarto. 30 pp. With a wood engraved title vignette, a couple of wood engravings in text and twenty-six tinted lithographs on plates. Original publishers' brown blind stamped gilt cloth, Spine faded, text and plates with some foxing, but overall a very good copy. This important view book of Gdansk was first published in 1857 with twenty plates and then six plates were added to the present 1864 issue. The plates include a beautiful panoramic view of Gdansk, as well as many of the cities most famous landmarks including the Arsenal, Town Hall, English House, Artus' Court, Long Market, St. Mary's Church etc. The current work shows Gdansk during the stewardship of the city's longest serving mayor, Robert von Blumenthal, who held office from 1841 until 1863. Gdansk received a railway link to Berlin as part of the Prussian Eastern Railway in 1852 and in the second half of the 19th century together with Elblag became a center of shipbuilding within Prussia which result in a general economic upswing of region. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Rail Road Suspension Bridge Near Niagara Falls - Currier & Ives hand-coloured litho print

      [New York]: Currier & Ives, 1857. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. Image: 39.2 x 26.2 cm (15.4" x 10.3") Currier & Ives hand-coloured lithograph Titled: 'The Railroad Suspension Bridge, Near Niagara Falls; Length of Bridge 822 Feet, Height Above Water 240 Feet', 1856, John A. Roebling, Engineer (builder of the Brooklyn Bridge). The image was printed from two lithographic stones: a tint stone, in light brown ink; and a key stone in black ink. Watercolour in greens, blues reds and browns was hand-applied over the printed image print and was professionally cleaned and washed along with filling of any paper losses and reinforcing with Japanese tissue, otherwise, very good condition. Opening of the Suspension Bridge in 1855 (which stood from 1855 to 1877). A hand-colored lithograph of the Niagara Suspension Bridge, showing the Niagara Falls in the background and the Maid of the Mist in the waters below. The architecture of the bridge is visible in this picture.This print was copyrighted by Nathaniel Currier in 1856 and was published a year later just after James Ives became Currier's partner. Artist: Parsons, Charles, 1821-1910. Signatures and inscriptionsInscribed. Signed. Dated. Inscription: Inscribed in the print, lower border, "John A. Roebling, Esq. Engineer. Entered...1856, by N. Currier ... Southern District of N.Y. C. Parsons [sic] Del. The Railroad Suspension Bridge Near Niagara Falls. Length of Bridge 822 feet. Height above water 240 feet. New York, Pub'd. by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau Street." The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge was the world's first working railway suspension bridge Suspension bridge. A suspension bridge is a type of bridge in which the deck is hung below suspension cables on vertical suspenders. This type of bridge has It spanned and stood downstream of The Niagara Falls are voluminous waterfalls on the Niagara River, straddling the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York from 1855 to 1897. Connecting Niagara Falls, USA to Niagara Falls, Ontario.Conningham: 5056; Gale: 5479; McKinsey: 100; Seibel1: 26."The Great International Railway Suspension Bridge over the Niagara River completed in 1855 by John Augustus Roebling, who later built the Brooklyn Bridge, was the first successful railway suspension bridge in the world. Ferdinand Richardt frequently painted Niagara Falls, but as the engraving after his painting shows, the bridge began to rival the falls as a national icon. "The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge was the world's first working railway suspension bridge. It spanned 825 feet (251 m) and stood 2.5 miles (4.0 km) downstream of Niagara Falls from 1855 to 1897. Connecting Niagara Falls, Ontario to Niagara Falls, New York (the two cities assimilated the towns at the ends of the bridge by 1892), the bridge carried mixed traffic on its two decks across the Niagara River; trains crossed over the river by way of the bridge's upper deck while pedestrians and carriages used the lower. As the bridge was the result of a collaboration of two companies from two countries, it was also known by its American name, the International Suspension Bridge. What is interesting is how small the actual falls are depicted. In fact, the cataract is visible only under the bridge." Wikipedia.

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        Four views of the mosques and other objects of interest occupying the site of the temple at Jerusalem.

      Day & Son London 1857 - First edition. Folio. 4 tinted lithographs drawn and lithographed from photographs taken by A.A. Isaacs, lightly foxed, original printed wrappers (spine repaired), short (1 cm)marginal split to blank margin of 1 plate repaired, an excellent copy. A very scarce depiction of the great mosques of Jerusalem. The views are: "General View of the Great Mosque of the Sakara", "The Mosque of the Sakara and Judgement-Seat of David", "Facade of the Mosque El Aksa", and "The Marble Pulpit and Colonnades".The wrapper says that these are the first published views of the Mosques. Not in Abbey or Tobler. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ATLAS DER SCHLACHTEN, TREFFEN UND BELAGERUNGEN AUS DER GESCHICHTE DER KRIEGE VON 1792 BIS 1815 von J.E. Woerl. Einhundert und vierzig Blätter, verbessert und mit kurzen Erläuterungen begleitet von Ferdinand von Dürrich.

      Freiburg im breisgau, Herder´sche Verlagshandlung, 1857. 94 Seiten Text + Verzeichniss der Pläne und Uebersichtskarten + 140 Karte. Halbleder mit gold. rück.. Text in german. Binding with wear on edges and tear in hinges. The Cards are partly handcolored. Pages brownspotted.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Reisen und Entdeckungen in Nord- und Central-Afrika in den Jahren 1849 bis 1855 (5 Bände).

      Gotha, Perthes, 1857/58.. Tagebuch seiner im Auftrag der Brittischen Regierung unternommenen Reise. Mit 60 farbigen lithographischen Ansichten, 153 Textholzschnitten, 16 gefalteten Karten, Originalleinen, 22 x 15 cm,. Einbände etwas berieben und fleckig, Band 1 neu aufgebunden unter Verwendung des Originalmaterials, Band 3 mit neueren Vorsätzen, innen teils etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig.

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        The Life of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: containing an accurate and evangelical history of our glorious redeemer, from his birth to his ascension into heaven ... To which are added, evidences of the Christian Religion, By Beilby Porteus, late Bishop of London ... 4to.

      Thomas Kelly & Co. 1857 Front. port., additional engr. title, plates. Contemp. full brown crushed morocco by Hammond, inlaid with red morocco corner pieces, border & diamond shaped central labels, initialled 'G.J.S.', dec. in gilt, raised bands, compartments in gilt with central floral design in red morocco; loss of red morocco & some gilt to one floral corner piece, sl. rubbing to near edge of front board. a.e.g. A very handsome copy.

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        Married or Single? / by the Author of Hope Leslie, Redwood . - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      New York : Harper 1857 - Subject: English literature - Fiction - Miscellaneous. Referenced by: Wright, L. H. Amer. Fiction, 1851-1875, 2177. Sabin 78790. Very good copies both in the original gilt-blocked, elaborately-blind-tooled pebbled cloth. Professionally recased with the original spines laid back; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "At vaere eller ikke vaere." Roman i tre Dele.

      . Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1857. (6) + 295 s. Indbundet i et samtidigt halvlaederbind med stregdekorationer i guld og blindtryk pa ryggen. Ryggen lidt falmet. * Bogen udkom den 20. maj 1857 netop medens forfatteren var Enkedronningens gaest pa Sorgenfri. Man kan i romanens anden del tydeligt se H. C. Andersens optagethed af Goethes "Faust". BFN 762..

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        Hand colored engraving after Herring: Racing, Plate 3: "The Run In", No. 9 of Fores' National Sports Series

      London: Messers. Fores, 1857. 24-1/2 x 44-3/4 inches plus margins. "The Run In", dated 1857, engraved by Harris & Quentery after Herring. Attractively framed and glazed to 30-1/2 x 49 inches overall. Fine condition. Siltzer, p. 152; Lane, British Racing Prints, p. 127 . J. Harris engraved a number of prints after Herring; Siltzer does not mention his collaborators on this one. Siltzer records the print as "Published Sept. 1, 1856" but "The Run In" is dated May 19, 1857. With the characteristic finish, detail, and hand-coloring of original or very early state of this magnificent production

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        Framed Display! Four-language Ships Papers superbly signed by President Buchanan and Secretary of State Lewis Cass

      "Printed Document Signed ?James Buchanan? as President and ?Lew Cass? as Secretary of State, 1 page, 21.75? x 16.75?, affixed with transparent picture corners to a matte, ornately framed to 30? x 24.5?. Four language Ships Papers signed in blank. Washington, DC., [1857-1860]. Usual folds, left portion toned. Superb signatures of Buchanan and Cass. Fine condition. Excellent 2.25? diameter Seal of the United States, with serrated edge, affixed with red wax in blank lower portion. This document was signed in blank in Washington, D.C., by Buchanan and Cass and was sent to a United States port to be filled out, signed, and issued from there by the Collector of the Port. The Collector, or an assistant, would fill in the name of the ship and all the required information. Most probably signed in the latter years of the Buchanan administration. After Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated in 1861, Ships Papers signed in blank by Lincoln and Secretary of State William Seward were forwarded to the Collectors of the Port. Some collectors continued to use the Buchanan/Cass documents they still had, others replaced them with the new Lincoln/Seward Ships Papers. From State.gov: ?President Buchanan appointed Cass Secretary of State with hopes he would unify the Democratic Party then riddled with sectional tensions. Cass successfully negotiated a final settlement of the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty with the British Government. The treaty limited both U.S. and British control throughout Latin America. The British also relinquished their claim to the right to search U.S. vessels under Cass?s tenure. With the election of Abraham Lincoln and the rise of the new Republican Party, Cass began to voice his long-held disagreements with the Buchanan administration, specifically his protests related to sectional differences.? On November 6, 1860, Republican Lincoln defeated Northern Democratic candidate Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois, Southern Democratic candidate (and Buchanan?s Vice President) John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky, and Constitutional Union Party candidate John Bell of Tennessee whose running mate was Edward Everett of Massachusetts. Secretary of State Lewis Cass (1782-1866) resigned on December 16, 1860, ending 47 years of government service: Governor of Michigan Territory (1813-1831), Jackson?s Secretary of War (1831-1836), U.S. Minister to France (1836-1842), campaigned for 1844 Democratic presidential nomination finishing second to Polk, U.S. Senator from Michigan (1845-1848), 1848 Democratic nominee for President (lost to Zachary Taylor), U.S. Senator from Michigan (1849-1857), Buchanan?s Secretary of State (1857-1860)."

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        Bladartikler, med Bilag samlede efter Forfatterens Död, udgivne som Supplement til hans övrige Skrifter af R. Nielsen.

      . Kbhvn. 1857. 296 s. Samt. hlvldr. Stempel p.fbl. Contp. halfleather. * Himmelstrup 272..

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        Monographia. El Sepulcro de Moore. Monography. The Tomb of Moore. Translated from the Spanish by Anthony Garcia Fuertes, Professor of English in the Commercial Institute of Corunna.

      Corunna: Domingo Puga, 1857 - Landscape octavo. Original green cloth, blind panelling to both boards, gilt device of Moore's tomb to the upper board, marbled endpapers. Cloth a little mottled, single worm track in the prelims., light spotting, a very good copy. 5 single-tint lithographs, and a folding lithographic map of the battle of Coruña. First edition, uncommon, just two copies - BL and Biblioteca Nacional de España - on OCLC and an 1890 reprint at BNE. Attractive souvenir with dual language text, a portrait, plates of the house where Moore died, his dying moments and tomb, and a view of the city and harbour. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Missionary Travels & Researches In South Africa

      London: John Murray, 1857. First Edition - The most complete Livingstone. Thick 8vo, 711 pages with the all-important index. Publisher's original brown blindstamped cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. With the woodcut folding frontispiece, engraved portrait, 2 folding maps and one in rear pocket, a folding diagram and 42 black and white illustrations. Very Good Condition, internally bright, with original endpapers, ads dated November 1857, and complete with the exceedingly scarce index, which was issued separately several months later by the publisher, John Murray. Almost all copies were bound without the index as a result. This First Edition comprises the original index. This is the account of Livingstone's first great expedition (1853-56), during which he explored the Zambesi and its Victoria Falls. One of the most important of all 19th century books on African exploration. David Livingstone, the Scottish medical missionary, is known to history as the greatest explorer of his age and a dedicated humanitarian who devoted his life to the eradication of the African slave trade. He was a national hero to his contemporaries and time has confirmed his reputation as one of the greatest of the eminent Victorians, both in his achievement and in his influence. . Very Good.

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        Little Dorrit

      Bradbury and Evans, 11 Bouverie Street, London 1857 - Half brown leather and brown cloth boards, gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt title stamped direct, top edge gilt, comb-marbled endpapers, bound by J & J.P. Edmond & Spark, Aberdeen with their little ticket on lower edge of front pastedown. Pp. xiv, [1]-625. Illustrated with 40 engravings in total (includes frontispiece, and engraved title-page). First edition, first state with all points. Browning to plates primarily around margins, with heavier browning on the frontispiece and engraved title-page and offsetting, previous owner's signature and date of 1872 to front blank, else text pages clean and bright. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original Ink Wash Drawing of Mr. Nick Goodwin

      n.d. - Original Illustrations. An original ink wash drawing by Beerbohm of Mr. Nick Goodwin. Inscribed with name of subject and signed by Max. Not dated, but from the early 1900s. Nathaniel Goodwin (1857-1919) was a leading American actor and vaudevillian, also known for his colorful personal life. (He was married five times and was engaged again at the time of his sudden death from apoplexy.) He was the subject of Beerbohm's radio broadcast, "Nat Goodwin - and Another," published in the Radio Times, accompanied by a reproduction of this caricature. The drawing shows an unsmiling profile of Goodwin in white tie, smoking a cigar. Done in black and white wash on dark cream colored paper. In near fine condition, in a gold frame with white matte. This came from the collection of Douglas Cleverdon, who produced Max's broadcasts. Drawing measures 7 x 10.5 inches. In the frame it is 13 x 17.5 inches. Near Fine. ORIG/092111. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Legal Review of the Case of Dred Scott, as decided by the Supreme Court of the United States. From the Law Reporter for June, 1857

      Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Co., 1857. First separate edition. Stitched paper wrappers. A very good+ copy, wrappers mildly worn, mainly along the spine. 8vo. Eleven years earlier, Dred Scott sued for his freedom in one of the most famous of all Supreme Court cases, one he lost and which ultimately led to the Civil War. "One of the earliest and best argued legalistic attacks on Chief Justice Taney's opinion in Dred Scott. It first appeared as an article in the June 1857 issue of the Law Reporter, which at that time was edited by Lowell.... Both authors were bright young men in the legal profession. Lowell ultimately became a federal district judge and Gray would spend twenty-one years as an associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Although Gray and Lowell are quite mild in their criticism of Taney, the pamphlet is an excellent example of how conservative Northern lawyers were appalled by the partisan and unjudicial [sic] nature of Taney's opinion. They suggest that his opinion ?is unworthy of the reputation of that great magistrate (p.9). In dissecting Taney's opinion, they present several arguments: (1) They argue that Negroes could be citizens of the U.S. This is primarily a historical argument taken mostly from Justice Curtis? dissent. (2) If Taney is correct in his assertion that the Supreme Court has no jurisdiction in the case, because a black man cannot sue in federal court, then he also has no right to examine the merits of the case. (3) Congress has the right to regulate the territories. (4) The Somerset rule is good law in the United States and thus any slave brought into a free jurisdiction by his master becomes free the moment that slaves touches free soil. (5) The U.S. Supreme court does not have to follow the rule on Dred Scott?s status as decided by the Missouri Supreme Court...? Paul Finkelman (Slavery in the Courtroom: an Annotated Bibliography of American Cases, pp. 51-52). ABPC shows only one at auction in the last quarter century. Sabin 78260. LCP Afro-Americana, 4232. Dumond p. 61. Cohen 11882. Work p. 345.

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        LE STRADE FERRATE Considerate nei rapporti tecnici, amministrativi e commerciali. Lavoro compilato sulle opere di Biot, Polonceau, Perdonnet, Séguin, Minard, Journal des Chemins de Fer, ecc.

      Milano, Tipogr. Domenico Salvi, 1857-1858, In-8 gr. (mm. 252x160), 2 voll., tela edit. (con alone, picc. foro a un dorso), pp. 559; 651; con oltre 200 figg. nel t. e 4 tavv. f.t. di cui 2 più volte ripieg.(una con la pianta e il ponte sul fiume Mincio per la strada ferrata in sommità.. e l?'altra con il profilo di livellazione e topografia da Verona a Coccaglio). Questo interessante studio è divisto in due parti: la prima fa la storia e statistica delle strade ferrate in Europa, Stati Uniti, Egitto, India, Brasile e Messico. Si occupa dei principi che devono presiedere nello studio dei tracciamenti - dei movimenti di terra e delle opere d?'arte - dell?'armamento e degli accessori della strada - dei capitali impiegati nelle strade ferrate, spese di costruzione e loro rendita - dei disastri lungo le strade ferrate in Francia, Inghilterra, Prussia, Belgio e Stati Uniti. La seconda è relativa alle stazioni, ai vagoni o vetture impiegate sulle strade ferrate, ai motori, alle maccchine locomotive; ai nuovi sistemi adottati o proposti allo scopo di perfezionare il materiale su le strade ferrate; alla legislazione sulle strade ferrate Lombardo-Venete; alle norme da osservarsi per ottenere la concessione di una strada ferrata; al capitolo d?'appalto per la costruzione ed esercizio della strada ferrata da Roma a Bologna, passando per Ancona. "Edizione originale". Cfr. CLIO,II, p. 854. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Wild Adventures in Australia and New South Wales, Beyond the Boundaries, With Sketches of Life at the Mining Districts

      London: James Blackwood, 1857. Small octavo, tinted lithograph frontispiece and one other plate; bound in later calf and marbled boards, bookplate of James Edge Partington. Firsthand account of the gold rush. An eventful narrative of adventures in Australia with rich descriptions of Aboriginal life in north Queensland, including a glossary of native words and phrases.By his own account Frederic Cooper was a roustabout in who travelled Australia in search of work. His account begins with a description of a gale and subsequent wreck on the Great Barrier Reef. After reaching the shore in a long boat, Cooper worked variously as a cedar cutter and stockman in the north before travelling south seeking quick fortune on the Victorian goldfields, described in two fulsome chapters.Cooper recounts conflicts with Aboriginal tribes around Maryborough and the Burnett River region, stressing the warriors he met 'are not the spiritless, crushed beings that may be supposed from the descriptions that have hitherto been drawn of the natives.' Although often engaged in armed confrontations, Cooper nonetheless records many aspects of Aboriginal life, including cooking, camp organisation and ceremonies. Significantly, a rudimentary glossary of the "Neungir" dialect is provided in an appendix of eight pages (Cooper describes Neungir as the lingua franca of the tribes dwelling between Moreton Bay, the Gwyder River and Port Essington).

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        Antiquities of Kertch, and Researches in the Cimmerian Bosphorus; with remarks on the ethnological and physical history of the Crimea

      London: Smith, Elder & Company. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Later three quarter calf over brown cloth boards with gilt titles and decoration to spine, corners lightly bumped and some rubbing to lower edges of boards, lower joint started from top edge, t.e.g., marbled endpapers, inner hinges cracked, double page litho frontis, additional litho title, illustrated with 2 maps, 8 coloured litho plates and 3 b/w plates, numerous in-text wood cut illustrations, contents clean and bright. , Folio 13" - 23" tall, xvi + 130 [ii] pp .

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        Synnøve Solbakken.

      Christiania, Dahl 1857. 141 s. Fraktur. Enkelt, sort sjirtryggbd. Tekst på forperm. Bindet slitt i kantene, materien pen.. S & R s. 22. Debut

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        Bad Gleisweiler, das obere Haardtgebirge und die pfälzische Schweiz. Ein Führer und Erinnerungsbuch für Kurgäste und Touristen. Neustadt an der Haardt, A. H. Gottschick's Buchhandlung (E. Witter),

      . 1857, 8°, 71 S., mit gefaltetem Stahlstich-Panorama von L. Hoffmeister (41 x 162,5 cm), gefalteter Stahlstichkarte und 15 Stahlstichtafeln, Original-Pappeinband (dieser berieben und bestoßen, am Rücken etwas beschädigt) *Das Panorama mit. zahlreichen kleinen Ansichten (etwas fleckig, ein großer Einriss hinterlegt). Die Tafeln (teils fleckig) zeigen u.a. Landau, Edenkoben, Madenburg, Irrenanstalt Klingenmünster, Berwartstein. Die Karte reicht von Neustadt im Norden bis Bergzabern im Süden.

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        Bad Gleisweiler, das obere Haardtgebirge und die pfälzische Schweiz. Ein Führer und Erinnerungsbuch für Kurgäste und Touristen. Neustadt an der Haardt, A. H. Gottschick s Buchhandlung (E. Witter),

      - 1857, 8°, 71 S., mit gefaltetem Stahlstich-Panorama von L. Hoffmeister (41 x 162,5 cm), gefalteter Stahlstichkarte und 15 Stahlstichtafeln, Original-Pappeinband (dieser berieben und bestoßen, am Rücken etwas beschädigt) *Das Panorama mit zahlreichen kleinen Ansichten (etwas fleckig, ein großer Einriss hinterlegt). Die Tafeln (teils fleckig) zeigen u.a. Landau, Edenkoben, Madenburg, Irrenanstalt Klingenmünster, Berwartstein. Die Karte reicht von Neustadt im Norden bis Bergzabern im Süden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        James A Garfield?s signed copy of ?Elements of Geometry and Comic Sections? used by him while teaching college mathematics

      "The first Presidential memorial library, completed at the Lawnfield estate in Ohio by the widow of James Garfield four years after his assassination, houses almost 3,000 books that were used and treasured by the 20th president. Books were a scarce commodity to young James, who lost his father before the age of two, and was raised by his mother who struggled to maintain a humble existence. Both James Garfield and his wife Lucretia were voracious readers and amassed a large collection of books. Some twenty years ago, several dozen of his books were de-accessioned, and one of these books is described below:Book signed ?J.A. Garfield / Hiram 1857? in pencil on first blank flyleaf. ?Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections? by Elias Loomis, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1857. 226 pages, 5? x 7.5?. Waterstained and foxed pages, text completely legible. Cloth covers, repaired hinges, damaged spine, most of black label present with gilt lettering ?Loomis? / Geometry?. Slight separation of last section of pages from spine. Blank portion torn away at lower edge of first blank flyleaf. Garfield?s 2.5? x 1.5? bookplate ?Inter Folia Fructus / Library of / James A. Garfield? affixed inside front cover. Fine condition. Placed in a custom-made dark brown cloth covered four-flap box housed in a matching custom-made dark brown cloth covered slipcase with black label on spine, gilt-lettered ?Elements of / Geometry / Elias Loomis.? Gilt-lettered on lower portion of slipcase spine ?James Garfield?s / Signed Copy / 1857?.In 1851, after finishing his studies in at Geauga Seminary in Chester, Ohio, James A. Garfield entered the principal educational institution of the Campbellites, Hiram Eclectic Institute (later Western Reserve Eclectic, then Hiram College). He made his expenses by teaching in the English departments, and also gave instruction in the Latin and Greek. After three years, in the autumn of 1854, James A. Garfield entered the junior class at Williams College in Massachusetts and graduated with the highest honors in the Class of 1856; he was leaving for his 25th Class Reunion in 1881 when he was assassinated. After graduation, Garfield returned to teaching at Hiram. A year later, Garfield became president of Western Reserve Eclectic, serving from 1857-1861. After it attained collegiate rank in 1867, the school changed its name to Hiram College. While serving as president, Garfield taught Latin, Greek, higher mathematics, history, philosophy, English literature, and English rhetoric."

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        DRAWINGS OF MAPS, BRIDGES, PROFILES, COAL BURNING LOCOMOTIVES, CHAIRS, BRAKES, SPLICES, ETC, ACCOMPANYING THE REPORT OF THE BOARD OF RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS, FOR 1856 [NEW YORK STATE]

      Albany, NY: C. Van Benthuysen, 1857 Includes two folded maps of the State of New York and the city of New York. Numerous foldout diagrams of bridges, locomotives, rail sections, tunnels, and railroad profiles. Railroads featured are New York and Erie, Hudson River, New York Central, Oswego and Syracuse, Black River and Utica, Watertown and Rome, Buffalo and State Line, Tonawand to Lockport Junction, New York and New Haven, New York and Harlem, Long Island, Cold Spring Branch, Flushing and New York, Troy Union, Troy and Geenbush, Hudson and Boston, Rensselaer and Saratoga, Albany and West Stockbridge, Saratog and Schenectady, Saratoga and Whitehall, Albany Northern, Whitehal Junction, Troy and Boston, Troy and Bennington, Northern- (Odgensburgh), and Plattsburgh and Montreal. Bound in original black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and border and design stamped in blind. The lightest of wear at the cover corners. The lower corner of the two prelim pages and title page show some damp. No other pages affected. A superior, very good plus copy.. First edition. Hardcover.

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        Synopsis S. R. E. Cardinalium Congregationum

      Typis C. J. Fonteyn, Brussells, Belgium, 1857, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 170 pp. Text is in Latin. Pages are tight and clean. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Moderate shelfwear to the cover. Ex-library with minimal markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Religion & Theology; Non-English Language::Latin; 19th century; Latin Language; Inventory No: 001276.

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        "Annie",

      1857/58.. . Portrait der stehenden Nichte Whistlers, seitlich von rechts mit gedrehtem Kopf, den weit aufbauschenden Rock an einer Stelle mit den Fingern leicht anlupfend. Radierung von James McNeill Whistler, in der Platte sign. u. bez., bei Delatre in Paris, 1857/58. 11,8 x 8,0 cm. - Das Papier sauber, glatt und frisch; der Druck gleichmäßig mit sauberen Konturen. Mit dem Wasserzeichen (bzw. Schrift) von "Durham & Co). Wahrscheinlich 6. Zustand von 7. S. Whistler etching project der University of Glasgow (Hunterian Art Gallery Nr. 46666). - James McNeill Whistler: Lowell (Massachussets) - 11.7.1834 - 17.7.1903 Chelsea (London). Aufgewachsen in den USA und in St. Petersburg zog es den jungen James Whistler nach Paris, wo er seine künstlerische Ausbildung im Atlelier von Charles Gleyre fand, wie auch u.a. Renoir, Monet und Sisley. Verhaften blieb er dann aber im Realismus, er war befreundet und wurde entsprechend beeinflußt von Courbet. Ab 1858 wandte er sich intensiv der Radierung zu. Tätig war er aber in allen malerischen Formen. Sein Leben war geprägt von zahlreichen privaten Beziehungen und der Anmeldung der Insolvenz in London 1879. Durch zahlreiche Reisen entfloh er dem und sammelte stets neue Eindrücke. Er hinterließ ein umfangreiches Oeufre.

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        Narrative of the defence of Kars, historical and military . from authentic documents .

      Bentley London 1857 - First edition. 8vo., xx, 344pp., large folding lithograph panorama (lightly spotted), folding plan, 5 lithograph plates by William Simpson, bound without half-title, contemporary tan calf gilt, red morocco label, lightly rubbed and worn, a Glasgow Academy prize with gilt stamp to upper cover and engraved label, a very good copy. Provenance: Louis Symonds, Eton College leaving present, 1865. Kars, fortified by a Turkish garrison, held out against the Russians, but after protracted siege surrendered following an outbreak of cholera. Atabey 657. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa being a Journal of an Expedition Undertaken under the Auspices of H.B.M.'s Government.

      Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, London. 1857-8 - Five volumes: vols 1-3 second edition; vols 4 & 5 first edition. Octavo. pp xxxvi, 578 + 6 folding maps, 12 tinted lithographs (and 61 woodcuts in the text); xii, 676 + 2 folding maps, 8 lithographs (and 33 woodcuts in the text); xii, 635 + 3 folding maps, 16 lithographs (and 6 woodcuts in the text); xiv, 641 + 2 folding maps, 10 lithographs (and 37 woodcuts); xii, 694 + 2 folding maps, 10 lithographs (and 6 woodcuts). Original cloth.Some light spotting to edges. Hinges starting but tight. Covers faded at the spine and edges. A very good set indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Travels and discoveries in North and Central Africa being a Journal of an expedition undertaken under the auspices of H. B. M.'s government in the years 1849-1855.

      New York, Harper & Brothers 1857-59.. 3 vols. 657; 709, 2; 800 S. Mit 1 gefalt., farb. Karte u. mehreren dav. 62 ganzseit. Holzschn. Ln. Wenige Bll. im Randbereich m. Filmoplast geklebt. Tit. gestemp. In gutem Zustand.. vgl. Henze I, 182; Kainbacher I, 17 - First american edition.

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        The Life Of Charlotte Brontë

      Smith, Elder & Co., London 1857 - A rather charming Second Edition, published in two volumes only two months after the first and identical edition except the added "Tabby" foot note. Stamped original cloth, Very Good+ condition, minor rubbing to edges, limited traces of foxing. Vol I: viii+352; Vol II: viii+327, [1], 16 pp of ads. Smith 7; Fellow novelist and close friend Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell's posthumous biography of Charlotte Brontë, primarily based on letters exchanged with her lifelong friend Ellen Nussey. Still covered in the first two editions are numerous details of Brontë's life Gaskell was forced to remove in the third edition on the grounds that they cause harm to Brontë's family and friends [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MUGERES DE LA BIBLIA

      Llorens, Madrid 1857 - 662pp 16x26 Holandesa época lomo deslucido. Ligeramente moteado nuevamente corregida por el citado autor y adonada con 38 primorosos grabados que representan las mujeres más celebres, asi del antiguo como del nuevo testamento, abiertas en acero, por los más acreditados artistas de Paris y Londres.

      [Bookseller: Librería Maestro Gozalbo]
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        Hand-Atlas sämmtlicher medicinisch-pharmaceutischer Gewächse oder Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der officinellen Pflanzen ... bearbeitet von einem Vereine Gelehrter. 3. Aufl. 2 Bde. Jena, Mauke, 1857. XXX, X S. (Einleitung u. Register). Mit 229 kolor. Kupfertafeln. Hldr.-Bde. d. Zt. (etw. berieben, 1 VDeckel mit kl. Wurmspuren).

      1857. . Vgl. Nissen 53.- Reich illustriertes Pflanzenbuch zum medizinischen und botanischen Gebrauch, die Erstausgabe erschien 1848. Neben heimischen Gewächsen enthält das Werk auch zahlreiche exotische Pflanzen, darunter Sternanis, Baumwollstaude, Süßholz, Ingwer, Safran, Kaffee, Zitrone etc.- Einige Tafeln verso mit Bleistift bezeichnet.- Teils leicht stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        The History of the War against Russia Illustrated.

      Virtue London ca. 1857 - Two volumes 4to (25.8 x 17.4 cm). viii, 812; viii, 772 pp., 2 additional engraved titles, 72 engraved plates and maps some folding; light browning to some pages, small marginal waterstain to several first pages in vol 2. Original half green sheep over green cloth by the publisher Virtue (with his label), spines richly gilt, marbled edges; a few skilfull repairs. Fine, attractive set of this comprehensive history of the Crimean War, richly illustrated with engraved maps, portraits, views and scenes. The publisher's binding is remarkable for its spines, lettered in gilt and showing war emblems. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twelve Months With the Bashi-Bazouks

      Chapman and Hall, London, 1857, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, First Edition220 pp., 4 pp. publisher's advertisements dated 1856. Original blind-stamped green cloth with gilt spine title. Previous owners names (3) on ffep, title page and page 1. Three hand-coloured plates show an Officer, an Arab soldier and an Arnaout soldier. Cloth on front board has bubbled up in spots. Corners bumped ang rubbed, spine ends worn. Upper inside corner of rear board, rear endpaper stained. Text has a number of passages where last names were identified with initial only, a previous owner has written out the names in the margins the first time they appear. A first-hand account of the Crimean War. Money left England to take part in the war, joining the Bashi-Bazouks in July 1855, a band of mercenary troops fighting as irregulars with the Ottoman army.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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        Thesaurus Conchyliorum, or Figures and Descriptions of Recent Shells: edited and illustrated by G B Sowerby, F L S CONUS, Part XV11; XV111; Appendix; XL1V [Supplements]; With CYPRAEA, Part XXV1; XXV11; XXV111

      London: Published by the Author 1857-87, 1857. Two Monographs bound in one. CONUS . (i)-56; (325)-331; (249)-279 pages. 36 HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHS with descriptive letterpress. CYPRAEA . (1)-58 pages. 37 HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHS with descriptive letterpress. With 5 original printed wrappers bound in at the rear. Finely bound in half blue morocco with matching cloth sides, raised bands and lettered in gilt on the spine. With the bookplate of Francis Hemming. Two complete monographs of this scarce and beautifully illustrated conchology work. First Ed. Royal 8vo. Book.

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        Little Dorrit / by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by H.K. Browne

      London : Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, 1857, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st edition, 1st issueScattered marginal foxing, small closed tear to the first 2 leaves. Finely bound in modern calf over green, fine-ribbed cloth boards. Raised bands with a contrasting gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 625 pages; Physical description; xiv, 625 p., [40] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. (8vo). Originally issued in 20 numbers in 19 parts (numbers 19 and 20 published in one part) between Dec. 1855 and June 1857; first published in one volume on 30 May 1857. Errata: p. xiv. Added engraved t.p., dated 1857. Referenced by: Smith, Walter E. Charles Dickens in the original cloth 12. Sterling Library I,275. Subjects; England - Social life and customs - 19th century - Fiction. English fiction - 19th century. Children of prisoners - Fiction. Inheritance and succession - England - Fiction. Issue points covered; Rigaud for Blandois on p. 469 ad passim. Signature BB2 marked B2 on p.371.

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        Handbuch der Krystallographischen Chemie BOUND WITH SUPPLEMENT Die neuesten Forschungen in der krystallographischen Chemie : zugleich als Supplement zu dem Handbuch der Krystallographischen Chemie

      Berlin / Leipzig: P. Jeanrenaud (A. Foerstner'sche Buchhandlung) / A. Foerstnersche (Arthur Felix), 1857. First Edition. Boards. Near Fine. First Edition. XVI, 410 pages + 14 tables. BOUND WITH SUPPLEMENT VIII, 227, [1] pages. 2 works bound in one volume. 3/4 leather over marbed boards. Minor wear, and one piece of marbled paper missing. Previous owner's name inked on front flyleaf (along with old dealer notation). Minor foxing, a nice copy. Nicely illustrated with 401 woodcuts in the text and 207 in the supplement. Boards. "One of the great books of nineteenth-century chemical crystallography, giving full details on the crystallographic habit and structure of the elements, inorganic and organic compounds. Rammelsberg (1813-1899) studied under Mitscherlich (to whom this work is dedicated) and Rose in Berlin. In 1874 he succeeded Rose as professor of inorganic chemistry at the University of Berlin. He analyzed numerous minerals, and his researches on crystallography are very important." (Neville, Vol 2, p. 351 - incorrectly identifying the publisher and date of publication). With the signature of American Geologist Raphael Pumpelly on the second flyleaf. "Rammelsberg's most important works were comprehensive compilations on mineral chemistry and on chemical crystallography. Each went through two editions, and at the end off the nineteenth century the new editions were the most important works in their respective fields...Handbuch der Krystallographischen Chemie may be considered a forerunner of Groth's give-volume Chemische Krystallographie (1906-1919), also the work of one man." (DSB 11&12, p. 270). Scarce in commerce. The Neville Collection does not include the supplement.

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