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        Monographie des Cicindélides ou Exposé méthodique et critique des Tribus, Genres et Espèces de cette famille.

      Tome I (all published). Paris, Baillière, 1857. 4to (290 x 230mm). pp. xvii, 66, (2), with a splendid handcoloured engraved frontispiece heightened with gold and 10 (9 handcoloured) engraved plates. Contemporary black half calf, spine with gilt lines and lettering, marbled sides. Probably one of the nicest frontispieces in the history of entomological illustration. It is of remarkable artistic refinement, showing two beetles fighting in a landscape (Combats entre Manticores) amidst ornamental flowers and smaller beetles, high in the sky two cherubs holding a gilt coat-armour. The plates are after drawings of Nicolet and engraved by Lebrun and the excellent colouring is done by Mme Ve Vaillant. James Thomson (1828-1897) was an American by birth who lived in France for the greater part of his life. He wrote a number of papers on Coleoptera and formed a large collection which was sold to René Oberthür. An unusual crisp copy. //Provenance: Small oval stamp 'Bibliothèque Fleutiaux' on title and bookplate of J. d'Aguilar on inside frontcover. //Horn-Schenkling 22014; Nissen ZBI, 4122.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Lexicon Thucydideum

      E. Carey; Kessmann, Libraire, Geneva 1857 - 2 volumes. 8vo. 472pp. 522pp. Green cloth over marbled boards. Some age wearing throughout binding. Corners bumped and worn. Vol.I is lacking title page. Sporadic foxing throughout not affecting text. This is a reprint from the original edition which was published between 1843-1847. The author Elie Ami Betant (1803-1871) was a well known scholar on ancient Greek language. Text in Greek. Includes Latin definitions. Tight copies in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fifty-four-page manuscript in Japanese on sake company logos

      [?Tokyo]. 1857. "27 leaves, stab bound, recent cover added with original cover bound in; dealer's blind stamp on back inner cover; minor soiling; very good.& & The sake industry came into its own during the Edo period, where a system of distribution was established involving wholesalers and middlemen that moved product from the thousands of breweries throughout the country into various markets. This book is an artifact of that system, being a catalog of sake brands listed by distributor, likely produced for the reference of an individual wholesaler. For each brand the icon is reproduced in a bold hand, with the name of the brand listed immediately below. Over 300 producers are represented, with many of them still in business to this day.& "

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        Studie einer Löwenzahn-Pflanze. Bleistift.

      1857.. Unten rechts signiert "V. Ruths" und datiert "27/5 1857". Auf Zeichenpapier. Darstellung: 8,5 x 11 cm. Papier: 20,5 x 27,7 cm.. Detailstudie zu einer Löwenzahn-Pflanze. Sehr detailliert gearbeitete Naturstudie zeigt die feine Textur und Form der Blätter sowie den typischen Wuchs der Blätter-Rosette. Dahinter zart skizziert feine Blütenstände eines Grases. - Der geschätzte Hamburger Landschaftsmaler Valentin Ruths studierte ab 1850 bei Wilhelm Schirmer in Düsseldorf. Seine Vorliebe galt den Elbgegenden sowie italienischen und schweizerischer Motiven.- Schwache Knickspur. Winzige, kaum störende Fleckchen.

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        Iconographie des Pigeons non figurés par Mme Knip dans les deux volumes de MM. Temminck et Florent Prévost.

      Paris, P. Bertrand, 1857-1858. Large-folio (560 x 370mm). With 55 beautifully handcoloured lithographed plates by Lemercier after drawings by P.L. Oudard, F. Willy and E. Blanchard. Original printed wrapper (slightly torn), preserved in a recent blue cloth box. All published of this fine work, which was intended as a supplement to "Les Pigeons", by Knip, Temminck and Prévost. The original plan for this work embraced 30 issues with 150 plates. The author died however after the 4th issue and Moquin-Tandon brought out 8 more. "The handcoloured bird portraits are extremely fine" (Wood). Charles Lucien Bonaparte was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. Despite his family connections and the disruptions that followed the Napoleonic era, he became a competent and highly respected naturalist. "The prince himself (C.L. Bonaparte) stayed only a short time in America and returned to Europe for good in 1828, with his wife and young son, choosing Rome for his permanent residence. There he actively pursued his beloved taxonomic studies and research, which extended more and more to birds of the whole world and, by 1831, had made him so famous among ornithologists that Swainson could write, "To Charles Lucia Bonaparte, Prince of Musignano, not only the eyes of America, but Europe may be turned, as to one who seems destined by Nature to confer unperishable benefits on this noble science." (Stresemann pp. 157-8). Bonaparte was famous for his continuation of Wilson's 'American Ornithology' and his 3 volume work on the fauna of Italy. One text leaf with dampstaining at lower margin. Some occasional slight foxing to some of the plates. A copy with fine colouring of the plates.//Nissen IVB, 117; Fine Bird Books, p. 60; see also P.T. Stroud, The Emperor of Nature Charles Lucien Bonaparte and his world.

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        Rime.

      Tipografia Ristori, San Miniato 1857 - In 16mo (cm 15); legatura coeva o di poco posteriore in marocchino nero, dorso a nervi con titolo in oro (brossure originali a stampa conservate, ma molto logore); pp. (8), 93, (3). Esemplare un po’ arrossato e con un alone pronunciato nelle ultime carte.RARA PRIMA EDIZIONE (tirata a 520 esemplari e stampata a spese dell’autore) della prima opera del Carducci, che comprende 25 sonetti e 13 canti.Le Rime furono successivamente rimaneggiate, spesso anche in modo sostanziale, in qualche caso attraverso lo smembramento e la riduzione di componimenti di ampio respiro. Furono poi quasi tutte accolte nei Juvenilia e in piccola parte nei Levia gravia.Parenti, Rarità bibliografiche dell’Ottocento, vol. II, pp. 58-60. Salveraglio p. 26, nr. 12. Catalogo unico, IT\ICCU\TO0\0632856. Parenti, p. 127.

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        Laocoon : A forgotten rhyme. Translated into English verse from the French of J. Barbey d'Aurevilly by H. M. Carey

      Caen: B. Mancel, Eugène Poisson, 1857. Livre. Bon. broché. Edition originale. Grand In-16. Caen, Printed at the expense of B. Mancel, late publisher, by Eugène Poisson, 1857. 20 x 13 cm, grand in-16, 15 (1) pp., y compris le titre et la préface de Trébutien (numérotée en chiffres romains), plaquette cousue sous couverture imprimée. Edition originale rare de ce poème de Barbey d'Aurevilly (et de sa traduction - en regard du texte de Barbey - par Madame Harriet Mary Carey). La préface est de Trébutien. Ce dernier y revendique la paternité de l'édition. Notre exemplaire comporte le timbre humide répété du libraire caennais Bernard Mancel ("galerie Mancel, ville de Caen"), qui revendique également cette paternité. De la bibliothèque du grand bibliophile Victor Mercier, avec, sur le papier de couvrure, son paraphe et la mention "collationné complet le 22 janvier 1896". Exemplaire très légèrement défraîchi, avec une trace de torsion dans le coin supérieur droit. (VICAIRE, I, 298 ; CARTERET, I, 109).

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        Laocoon : A forgotten rhyme. Translated into English verse from the French of J. Barbey d'Aurevilly by H. M. Carey.

      B. Mancel, Eugène Poisson, Caen 1857 - Caen, Printed at the expense of B. Mancel, late publisher, by Eugène Poisson, 1857. 20 x 13 cm, grand in-16, 15 (1) pp., y compris le titre et la préface de Trébutien (numérotée en chiffres romains), plaquette cousue sous couverture imprimée. Edition originale rare de ce poème de Barbey d'Aurevilly (et de sa traduction - en regard du texte de Barbey - par Madame Harriet Mary Carey). La préface est de Trébutien. Ce dernier y revendique la paternité de l'édition. Notre exemplaire comporte le timbre humide répété du libraire caennais Bernard Mancel ("galerie Mancel, ville de Caen"), qui revendique également cette paternité. De la bibliothèque du grand bibliophile Victor Mercier, avec, sur le papier de couvrure, son paraphe et la mention "collationné complet le 22 janvier 1896". Exemplaire très légèrement défraîchi, avec une trace de torsion dans le coin supérieur droit. (VICAIRE, I, 298 ; CARTERET, I, 109) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Interior

      Washington: Cornelius Wendell, Printer, 1857 & 1859. First edition, House of Representative Issue . Two volume set. 258+174,270+78+62+32+35+83pp. Quarto [29 cm] Original brown cloth boards with new matching leather backstrip with with gilt stamped titles. Ex-libris Aaron Harrison Cragin (1821-1898), a United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire. He was a member of the U.S. House when this report was issued. Cragin has inscribed both volumes to Mrs. Abbot Frazier of New Hampshire, who presented this work to the Public Library of Brookline. Minimal library markings include an embossed stamp to each title page., a bookplate to each front free endsheet, and remnants of removed pockets and labels to the rear endsheets. The plates and contents are unusually bright. Illustrated with the large folding geographical map (the folding geological map of the West is not present; it was not issued in all copies), folding geological profile, folding meteorological chart, 44 textual wood engravings, and 345 full-page plates of landscapes, inhabitants, flora and fauna, including 12 lithographs printed in color and 24 of 25 hand-colored ornithological plates. There is a duplicate of Fishes (Plate 17). Rarely found complete.& & The foundational work on the exploration of the Texas and Mexican Border. Emory was assigned to the Boundary Commission after the Mexican War. This expeditions task was to study the topography, flora and fauna of the area, and the boundary as surveyed has remained intact, with only minor alterations. The report contains sections on the geology, zoology, botany, ichthyology, and ornithology, and is perhaps the most complete scientific description ever made of the lands and the peoples of the border country. & & This is one of the most significant of all government reports on western and southern Texas. According to J. Frank Dobie, "Emory's great two volume report is , aside from descriptions of borderlands and their inhabitants, a veritable encyclopedia, wonderfully illustrated, on western flora and fauna." Jenkins 57. Howes 3312. Wheat 916, 917,918, 919, 920. Wagner/Camp 291

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        Check endorsed by President Buchanan and his longtime housekeeper, Esther ?Miss Hetty? Parker, who helped raise his niece Harriet Lane while he was away from Lancaster and shared the duties of White House hostess with her for a short time in 1857

      Manuscript Check Endorsed on verso ?Pay the within to the / order of Esther Parker / James Buchanan? as President, 7.75? x 4?. Castle Finn, September 22, 1857. Bank ?X? cancellation cuts not near signature. Light toning at perimeter on recto from prior framing with faint show through. Fine condition.In full, ?Farmers Bank of Lancaster pay to order of James Buchanan Six hundred & ninety six 50/100 dollars. S.M. Reynolds.?Samuel M. Reynolds (1814-1888) was manager of the Castle Finn forge and farm, manager of the Cornwall furnace, and part owner of a charcoal furnace in Clarion County, Pennsylvania. During the Civil War, Major Reynolds was a Paymaster in the United States Army. His younger brothers were Admiral William Reynolds, General John F. Reynolds who fell at Gettysburg, and General James L. Reynolds.Esther Parker (1803-1899), called ?Miss Hetty,? became James Buchanan?s housekeeper in 1834. She moved with him into his new home Wheatland, outside L

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        CHRONICA Parmensis Ordinis Minorum ex Codice Bibliothecae Vaticanae nunc primum edita.

      Fiaccadori,, Parma, 1857 - gr. vol. in-4, pp. XIV, (2), 424, leg. m. pelle coeva con fregi e tit. oro al d. Titolo della collana "Monumenta historica ad provincias Parmensem et Piacentinam pertinentia", come si evince dall'occhietto. Bell'esempl. [129]

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        [Broadside song]: Annie Lawrie

      San Francisco: A.T. Dewey, traveling agent. Sold by Chas. W. Tyler. [circa 1857]. One leaf folded into four pages, printed only on the first leaf. A popular Scottish song. OCLC records four copies, all in California, and attributes a date of "1880s," which seems off by about 25 years; the song first made its appearance in the U.S. around 1850, which seems much closer in style with the type of paper and the printing on this sheet; the only other music we could find distributed by Tyler at his San Francisco book store was dated in 1860. .

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        DES ARTS GRAPHIQUES DESTINÉS A MULTIPLIER PAR L'IMPRESSION; CONSIDÉRÉS SOUS LE DOUBLE POINT DE VUE HISTORIQUE ET PRATIQUE

      Geneva: Joël Cherbuliez; Paris: Même Maison, 1857. First ed. 12mo., xii, 489 pp. Light scattered foxing, else very good, t.e.g. Newly bound in quarter morocco and marbled paper; gilt-title within raised bands on spine. Considered one of the best and most comprehensive descriptions of all forms of graphic arts printing to date. It includes descriptions of the heliographic process of Nicéphore Niepce, the Daguerreotype process, through the photolithographic process of Alphonse Poitevin. Not listed in Roosens and Salu. Scarce.

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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.

      London: Longmans 1857 - 1858. Erstausgabe.. Moderne Halbledereinbände m. Lederecken, Goldprägung u. marmorierten Deckeln. 8°, XXXVI, 578 S.; 676 S.; XI, 635 S.; XIV, 641 S.; X, 694 S., mit 15, teilweise gefalteten Landkarten und 60 Tafeln m. Tonlithographien, sowie 143 Holzstichen., 5 Volumes,. 15 maps, some folding, 60 tinted lithographed plates,143 woodcuts, mostly in text, one large folding woodcut, modern brown half morocco gilt, An important account of a journey into Central Africa, from Tripoli to the hinterland of the Gold Coast, with excursions in the region of Timbuctoo, undertaken on the orders of the British Government. This is a translation from the German, and has the same plates as the German edition, which was published in Gotha, also in five volumes, 1857-8. - einige wenige Blätter, hauptsächlich in Band 5 wasserrandig. Insgesamt ein sehr gutes und fast fleckenfreies Exemplar.

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        Two autograph letters signed to [James] Marshall

      1857. <p>Sedgwick, Adam (1785-1873). Two autograph letters signed to [James] Marshall. Dent [Yorkshire], Oct. 7, 1857; Trinity College [Cambridge], Oct. 31, 1857. 8pp. total. 186 x 113 mm. Light soiling along folds, but very good.</p><p>Letters with excellent scientific content from one of the founders of modern geology. Sedgwick was responsible for defining the Devonian and Cambrian ages in the geological time scale, and his immensely popular lecture courses on geology, delivered annually at Cambridge between 1819 and 1870, had an enormous influence on succeeding generations of English geologists. One of his students was Charles Darwin, who began attending Sedgwick&#39;s lectures in January 1831 and accompanied Sedgwick on a geological field tour of Wales the following summer. The two men remained friends until Sedgwick&#39;s death, even though Sedgwick was never able to accept Darwin&#39;s theory of evolution by natural selection.</p><p>IIn his Oct. 7 letter to Marshall, Sedgwick discusses the geological researches he was then undertaking in England&#39;s Lake District:</p><p>"I mean D.V. to work my way to Ulverston; & on Saturday or possibly Monday to transfer my head quarters to Broughton. I want to connect our work in all quarries on the east side of the road, with the great open quarries in the Ireleth country; which we failed to do. The beds in the great open quarries strike very differently from those you & I saw; yet the strike of the cleavage (?) is unchanged in direction & from end to end almost perpendicular--I think it highly probable that the bed between the Ireleth slate & the Ulverston estuary are nearly all from the flag or flag & grit--And I suspect that some hard gritty ridges I remember to have seen in a part of Cartmell Fell, are but a repetition (by enormous fault) of the Comiston grits. . . ." </p><p>Sedgwick also notes his intention to "hear Dr. Livingstone&#39;s evening lecture"; this is a reference to David Livingstone (1813-73), famous for his exploration of Africa. Sedgwick later provided a preface to Dr. Livingstone&#39;s Cambridge Lectures (1858).</p><p>In his Oct. 31 letter, Sedgwick touches on his precarious health--"On Monday I ought to have begun my course of lectures but on that day I had a severe relapse of vertigo & was obliged to put off my lectures until Friday (yesterday)"--and continues his discussion of his work:</p><p>"All the rocks from the Ireleth country to the Comiston Ulverston sands are Comiston flag--But in our final traverse we found the hard Comiston grits in the hills S. W. of Penny Bridge--just where they ought to be--I think there is an enormous break down the valley meeting the complicated faults (which come down from the hill a little North of Seathwaite) at an angle.--In short the country from Ireleth Moor inclusive, to the Sand of Ulverston, has had a shove southwards of about five miles!"</p><p>The recipient of these letters, James Marshall, was an amateur geologist and Fellow of the Geological Society. A friend of both Sedgwick and John Herschel, Marshall was "a keen advocate of scientific education" (Briggs, Victorian Cities [1993], p. 161). Olroyd, Earth, Water, Ice and Fire (2002), p. 20. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. </p>

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        NOUVELLE CARTE Illustrée de L'ITALIE A new illustrated map of Italy presenting divisions of provinces, the substantial physical divisions, and the Geographic distribution of cultivated plants. Industrial towns, the major active mines, railways and routes of canals.

      Paris. 1857 - Size: 600 x 845 mm. Very good condition Steel engraving. Original outline colour with later additions. An interesting view of Italy from a commercial and industrial perspective with numerous decorative embellishments. There is statistical information about various parts of Italy on the top and bottom of the map with 8 attractive vignettes depicting fauna, flora, natural treasures, as well as Italian landscapes and architecture of different regions. These include Italy in general, Lombardy, regions of Parma, Modena, Tuscany, Vatican, region of Naples, and St. Marin. Alexandre Vuillemin (1812-1880) was a cartographer and a book editor based in Paris. Despite a prolific cartographic career, much of Vuillemin's life is shrouded in mystery. What is known is that his studied under the prominent French Auguste Henri Dufour (1798-1865). Vuillemin's most important work is his detailed, highly decorative large format Atlas de Géographie Commerciale et Industrielle, which this map is a taken.

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        Carte administrative et physique de la France, indiquant. Les Canaux, Les Rivières, Navigables, les Routes, les Chemins de Fer avec leurs Stations.

      Paris, Armand Le Chevalier, 1857. Lithographed map in 4 sheets, coloured, 117 x 158 cm, with 5 insert maps of the most important towns, engrav. by Ch. Dyonnet. Atlas Universel, pl. 13-16. Géographie moderne, pl. 4-8. KEYWORDS:france.

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        Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa Omkring Jorden under befäl af C.A. Virgin. Aren 1851-1853. Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser Pa. H. Maj: T.Konung Oscar Den Förstes befallning utgifna af K. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademien. [Three Volumes in Five].

      Almovist & Wiksells Boktryckeri 1857 - 1910, Uppsala & Stockholm - (ii), 142; (vi), 617; (iv), 36; (iv), 78; (ii), 153; (viiii), 77 pp. 4to. Original paper wrappers. Illus. with 54 lithographic plates and 1 shaded folding map. In Swedish. Three volumes in five parts: Andra Delen. Zoologi.1. Insecta (1858-1910).; Andra Delen. Zoologi. 2. Arachnider (1910); Andra Delen. Zoologi. 3. Annulater (1857-1910). Tredje Delen. Fysik (1858-1910); Första Delen. Botanik (1857-1910). In this voyage, the Frigate Eugenie was the first Swedish vessel to complete a circumnavigation of the Globe. Captained by Rear Admiral Christian Adolf Virgin (1797-1870), and with a crew of 340, the ship left Europe in October, 1851, stopping at Rio Janeiro and La Plata, passed through the Straits of Magellan, then on to Valparaiso, the Gallapagos, Panama, the Sandwich Islands, San Francisco, Otaheite, the Friendly Islands and Sydney, then into the Indian Ocean and from Australia she went to the Caralinas and the Ladrones, Canton, Manila, Singapore, Batavia, and the Mauritius. Nils Johan Andersson (1821-1880) was chief Botanist, the zoological work was directed by Johan Gustaf Hjalmar Kinberg (1820-1908), and the physical science observations were conducted by Anders Jonas Ångström, Karl Johan Johansson, and Carl Skogman. Though much of the material was published in pieces in the nineteenth century, the work did not reach this final form until this edition of 1910. Very good or better mostly unopened (uncut) and untrimmed copies, minor edge wear, scattered foxing, mainly marginal, including a few plates, mostly in the Insecta volume, else plates and maps about fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Sketches of Newfoundland and Labrador

      Ipswich: S H Cowell 1857 - VG large landscape HB in recent quality rebind of rich brown leather with crocodile skin pattern, original white paper title paste down to front and new white endpapers expertly fitted. Includes tissue-guarded b/w frontispiece of 'West Front, St. John's Cathedral, Newfoundland'. Next are 3 pages of descriptions of plates, with very neat repair to first of these (but not affecting text) and all slightly and evenly aged. The volume comprises 24 superb tissue-guarded b/w sketch plates initialled by Grey with sketches made on the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1857. Plates and tissues are very clean with no foxing and edges clean. Foot edge front cover margins have one or two very tiny bookworm holes and front edges trimmed. Sketch details: Newfoundland Plate I. Coast, near St. John's. Plates II & III. St. John's. Plate IV. Quidi Vidi Lake. Plate V. Petty Harbour. Plate VI. Portugal Cove. Plate VII. Bell Isle Beach. Plate VIII. Aquaforte. Plate IX. Toad's Cove. Plate X. Starve Harbour. Plate XI. Cremilliere. Labrador Plate XII. Forteau Church. Plate XIII. Taylor's Gulsh. Plate XIV. Henley Island. Plates XV & XVI. Battle Harbour. Plate XVII. Deep Water Creek. Plate XVIII. St. Francis Harbour. Plate XIX. St. Michael's Bay. Plate XX. Hawk Island. Plate XXI. Cartwright. Plate XXII-XXIV. Eagle River & Fishery. A tight copy in remarkably good cond. for age. Size: 41 x 34cm **Heavy - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

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        Scott's Poetical Works - 12 vols

      Adam and Charles Black Edinburgh 1857 - 1st Thus, Very Good+/ No Jacket, Half-Leather. For those who are interested in the works of Sir Walter Scott, this set is a real find. The poetical works of Scott are more important than those of many authors because poetry is how he began his career and he never really stopped telling stories in verse. His fascination with his own country's native poetry led him to compile and publish his first work, The Minstrelsy of the Southern Border. After this he began to write full length books in verse such as The Lay of the Last Minstrel and The Lady of the Lake. Scott was a true scholar of literature as well as poetry and these twelve volumes contain all of his notes and introductions along with various readings and the editor's notes. There is much information and pleasure to be found in this set. The books are bound in half-leather over marbled boards. They are 12mo in size. The endpapers are also marbled. there is some normal shelfwear to the books that has occurred over the years. The spines are very nicely decorated in gilt and each separate volume has a frontispiece as well as a pictorial title page. In four of the volumes the tissue guard (small piece of tissue paper between the frontispiece and the title page) is not present. Most volumes show some shelfwear such as a bit of wear to the top and bottom of the spines and extremities. Volume eight shows particular wear to the spine. All of the bindings are very tight and the textblocks are clean with no foxing. All edges are nicely marbled and within the texts there is also printed the musical scores to the rhymes which had been set to melody thus being historical folk songs so to speak. This is a wonderful set that will be enjoyed for generations as it indeed has already been enjoyed by previous generations. We are pleased to send pictures on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DE LA PROSTITUTION DANS LA VILLE DE PARIS, CONSIDEREE SOUS LE RAPPORT DE L'HYGIENE PUBLIQUE, DE LA MORALE ET DE L'ADMINISTRATION ; Ouvrage appuyé de documents statistiques puisés dans les archives de la Préfecture de police.

      - Paris, J.-B. Baillière et Fils, Londres New-York et Madrid, 1857. 13x22 cm. Ouvrage en 2 forts volumes : 732 et 892 pages. Ensemble enrichi de 1 portrait de l'auteur en tête du premier volume, de 1 carte de la provenance départementale des prostituées de Paris, de 1 carte de la distribution des maisons de prostitution à Paris, et de 1 tableau dépliant. Reliures de l'époque en demi-basane brune foncée. Plats recouverts de papier marbré bleu et noir. Dos lisses ornés de bandes dorées. Nom de l'auteur et tomaison en lettres dorées. Minimes et discrètes traces d'usage sur les reliures et les tranches, cependant ensemble en excellent état. Papier extrêmement frais. Analyse monumentale de la prostitution sous différents angles, de ses causes, des moyens d'y remédier, etc.

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        View from the Upper Terrace Walk, in the Gardens at Shrublands

      Published by T. McLean, London 1857 - A stunning view of the gardens at Westfield Halll on the Isle of Wight, from the "The Gardens of England." The Italian-style garden at Shrublands was designed by the Victorian architect Sir Charles Barry with later modifications by William Robinson. It is a prime example of the Italian style of garden design that was popular in England during the early nineteenth century, and which was characterized by the use of decorative edifices, classical architectural elements, and stairways. Published in 1857, The Gardens of England was a series of 24 plates with accompanying text depicting the diverse luxuriant gardens of various distinguished English mansions. The mid-nineteenth century was a period during which the traditional aesthetics of garden design underwent a significant change in England, as innovative ideas and concepts were being continually introduced and explored. Brooke's publication embodies the eclectic nature of Victorian garden design and constitutes an important visual survey of the varied styles that were popular among the wealthy and fashionable. Little is known about E. Adveno Brooke, other than that he exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Institution between 1853 and 1864 and his most significant publication was The Gardens of England . Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland, 392; cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire Des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , Vol. 2, p. 842. Colour-printed lithograph. Very good condition, with the exception of being trimmed a bit close to the image at the top and bottom, cutting into the text slightly at bottom.

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        The Diamond Atlas: The Western Hemisphere (Hand Watercolored Map | Maps | North America | California | Texas)

      Samuel N. Gaston, New York 1857 - Small square 4to (7"x6"). Full modern dark brown morroco leather with two green morocco leather labels with gilt lettering on spine. Top text block has a black smudge. A couple pages in middle have black smudges in top right corner. This book has 55 hand watercolored maps of the World, the Americas and all the American states as of 1850, rare maps of the Western territories, and maps of South America. Overall EXCELLENT condition. Just excellent. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BOURDALOUE DE LA COMPAGNIE DE JESUS - 5 TOMES - DE 1 à 5.

      LOUIS VIVES 1857 - RO20165904: 5 TOMES: XVI + 723 + 728 + 727 + 726 + 736 pages - 1 annotation sur la page de titre. TOME 1. AVENT-CAREME-ANALYSES - TOME 2. CAREME-DOMINICALES-ANALYSES - TOME 3. DOMINICALES-MYSTERES-PANEGYRIQUES-ANALYSES - TOME 4.PANEGYRIQUES-ORAISONS FUNEBRES-EXHORTATIONS-ANALYSES - TOME 5.EXHORTATIONS-PENSEES DIVERSES-ESSAI D'AVENT-ESSAI D'OCTAVE DU SAINT-SACREMENT- ANALYSES. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grønland geographisk og statistisk beskrevet. Bd. 2 (af 2): Det søndre Inspectorat.

      1857 1857 - Kbhvn. 1857. Illustr. med 10 litografier (9 i farver) og 3 udfoldelige kort. V + 416 + 172 s. Samt. hlvlrd. med svage brugsspor. Bind løst. With 10 lithograps (9 in colour) and 4 folding maps. Contp. half cloth, hinges weak. Binding loose. Stamp on title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ATHENAEUM!...MURDOCH DRAMATIC CLUB. GRAND REVIVAL. FIRST NIGHT OF PERFORMANCE. THE PUBLIC ATTENTION IS RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED TO THE BEAUTIFUL NAUTICAL PLAY OF BLACK-EYED SUSAN...[caption title]

      Atlanta, Ga. 1857.. Broadside, 24 x 9 1/2 inches. A few tiny holes, minute edge wear. Very good. Expertly matted, and protected with mylar sheet. Attractive broadside advertising the opening night of the popular play, BLACK-EYED SUSAN, at the Athenæum in Atlanta. The title character was played by Miss Fanny Millons, and the second lead, "Dolly Mayflower," was played by Miss Susan Wall. A group of local performers, referred to as "native talent," rounded out the cast. The evening concluded with the performance of a drama called "State Secrets." Not on OCLC, nor in Hummel or De Renne. Rare.

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        The Tenant - House, or Embers from Poverty's Hearthstone

      Robert M. De Witt, Publisher, New York 1857 - Faded brown brocade cloth. BAL 4880. Some wear to corners & spine edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der Rhein und die Rheinlande von Köln bis an's Meer (= Dritte Abteilung), 1 Section : In malerischen Original-Ansichten von L Rohbock & WI Cooke In Stahl gestochen von Johann Kolb im Vereine mit Deutschlands ausgezeichnetsten Stahlstechern. Historisch topographisch beschrieben von J.W. Appell & A. Henninger.

      Darmstadt, Verlag von Gustav Georg Lange, (1855) 1857. - gr8° (24x16), XXIV, 248 S., mit illustriertem Vortitel, typograph Titelblatt und 34 Stahlstichtafeln (so komplett), brauner Oln Verlagseinband mit reicher floraren goldPräg (Weinranken) und goldTitel, farbVorsätze, kleiner Namensstempel auf Titelblatt, sonst nahezu ungelesen, fest sauber und gepflegt, Der Rhein und die Rheinlande von Cöln bis an's Meer in malerischen Original-Ansichten von L. Rohbock & W.I. Cooke : Historisch topographisch beschrieben von J.W. Appell & A. Henninger: III.Abtheilung (Cöln bis ans Meer), 1.Section], enthält Ansichten von Emmerich (2) Cleve (5) Krefeld (1) Düsseldorf (7) Duisburg (1) Elberfeld / Barmen (3) Gerresheim (1) Kaiserswerth (1) Kevelar / Kevlaer (1) Moyland bei Calcar (1) Neuss (2) Rees (2) Ruhrort (1) Wesel (3) Xanten (4) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoire sur l'etude optique. Signed presentation copy of the very rare offprint.

      Mallet-Bachelier, Paris 1857 - Lissajous Figures: Inscribed Presentation Copy of the Very Rare OffprintLissajous, Jules Antoine (1822-80). Memoire sur l'Etude optique des mouvements vibratoires. Offprint from Annales de chimie et de physique, 3rd series, 51 (1857). 8vo. 87, [1]pp. 2 folding plates with tissue guards. Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1857. 223 x 147 mm. Plain green wrappers c. 1857, front wrapper with author's signed presentation inscription: "A Monsieur Vincent de l'Institut, Souvenir affectueux de l'auteur, J. Lissajous." First signature a bit browned, title a little soiled, scattered foxing especially on tissue guards, otherwise fine. 2 sheets ms. calculations laid in, probably by the recipient of the offprint. First Separate Edition. Lissajous's most comprehensive paper on his optical method of studying vibration, which gave rise to the widely used "Lissajous figures," defined mathematically as curves in the xy plane generated by the functions y = a sin (w1t + q1) and x = b sin (w2t + q2) where w1 and w2 are small integers. "Like some other physicists of his time, Lissajous was interested in demonstrations of vibration that did not depend on the sense of hearing. . . . [His] most important research, first described in 1855, was the invention of a way to study acoustic vibrations by reflecting a light beam from the vibrating object onto a screen. . . . Lissajous produced two kinds of luminous curves. In the first kind, light is reflected from a tuning fork (to which a small mirror is attached), and then from a large mirror that is rotated rapidly. . . . The second kind of curve, named the 'Lissajous figure,' is more useful. The light beam is successively reflected from mirrors on two forks that are vibrating about mutually perpendicular axes. Persistence of vision causes various curves, whose shapes depend on the relative frequency, phase, and amplitude of the forks' vibrations. . . . If one of the forks is a standard, the form of the curve enables an estimate of the parameters of the other. As Lissajous said, they enable one to study beats (the ellipses rotate as the phase difference changes). 'Lissajous figures' have been, and still are, important in this respect" (DSB). Lissajous figures are sometimes used in graphic design as logos. Examples include the logos of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (a = 1, b = 3, d = p/2) and the Lincoln Laboratory at MIT (a = 4, b = 3, d = 0).Prior to modern computer graphics, Lissajous curves were typically generated using an oscilloscope. Two phase-shifted sinusoid inputs are applied to the oscilloscope in X-Y mode and the phase relationship between the signals is presented as a Lissajous figure. Lissajous curves can also be traced mechanically by means of a harmonograph. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Poems

      London: Edward Moxon, 1857. Hardcover. Very Good. First Illustrated edition. Full red morocco gilt with elaborate gilt design compartments, A.E.G. Spine darkened, small spot of damage to the foredge gilt on the last few pages, some light scattered foxing to text, otherwise a nice copy.

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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. With Portrait; Maps by Arrowsmith; and Numerous Illustrations.

      London, Murray 1857.. 23 x 16 cm. IX, 687 S., 8 S. Verlagsanzeigen. Mit gestochenem Portrait-Frontispiz, zahlreichen Holzstichen im Text und auf Tafeln (zwei gefaltet) sowie 2 Faltkarten (eine in Kartentasche im Rückdeckel). Original-Ganzleinen mit Blindprägung und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Signaturschild am Rücken, Stempel und montierter Benutzungsordnung. Innengelenke mit Leinen verstärkt. Teilweise etwas stockfleckig. Die Karte von Südafrika mit hinterlegtem Einriss.. Abbey, Travel, 347. Printing and the Mind of Man 341. Czech p97. Mendelssohn I, 908-910. Erste Ausgabe, in der dritten Druckvariante, bei der die beiden Lithographien durch Holzstiche ersetzt worden sind, mit dem Verlagsverzeichnis datiert 1. November 1857. First edition, third state, the lithographs facing pp. 66 and 225 both replaced with black and white wood engravings. Original terracotta sand-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to spine and boards, brown surface-paper endpapers. Library copy with some faults. David Livingstone (1813-1873) "became a missionary and was sent to South Africa by the London Missionary Society in 1840. From then onwards his life was devoted to the exploration of central Africa. Although a missionary he regarded himself more as a pioneer explorer opening up the country for others. Livingstone's services to African geography during thirty years are almost unequalled; he covered about a third of the continent from the Cape to the Equator and from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. He made three great expeditions; in 1853-6 (described in this book), 1858-64 and 1865-73, of which the first and third are the most important. During these years he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before. Hie first 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 the Zambesi and named them the Victoria Falls. He explored the Zambesi, Shire and Ruyuma rivers and found the salt lake Chilwa and Lake Nyasa 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" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Mit beiliegendem Kaufbeleg von Blackwells (Oxford), datiert 25.9.73.

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

      London : Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie Street 1857 - 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. Scattered 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. 1 Kg. 625 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal D&#39;un Missionnaire au Texas et au Mexique...1846-1852

      Paris: Librairie de Gaume Freres, 1857. 8vo., (8 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches). Half-title. Errata leaf at end. Large engraved folding map "Carte du Texas pour les Missions et Voyages de l&#39;Abbe em Domenech" hand-colored in outline and some areas of pink wash (some occasionally heavy spotting throughout). Contemporary quarter black morocco, black cloth gilt, all edges gilt (extremities a bit rubbed, corners bumped). First edition. "In the spring of 1846, before completing his seminary studies and when not yet twenty years of age, he left France in response to an urgent appeal for missionaries to help develop the Church in the wilds of Texas, then rapidly filling up with American and European immigration. He went first to St. Louis, where he spent two years completing his theological course, studying English and German, and gathering knowledge of missionary requirements. In May, 1848, he was assigned to duty at the new German settlement of Castroville in Texas, from which he was transferred later to Brownsville. The war with Mexico was just concluded; raiding bands of Mexicans and rangers were ravaging on both sides of the Rio Grande, while outlaws from the border States and almost equally lawless discharged soldiers filled the new towns, and hostile Indians hovered constantly in the background. A cholera epidemic added its horrors. Nevertheless, the young priest went bravely to work with such energy that he soon became an efficient power for good throughout all Southern Texas. In 1850 he visited Europe and was received by the pope. Returning to Texas, he continued in the mission field two years longer, when he returned to France with health broken and was appointed titulary canon of Montpellier. When the French troops were dispatched to Mexico in 1861 he was selected to accompany the expedition as almoner to the army and chaplain to the Emperor Maximilian. After the return to France he devoted his remaining years to European travel, study, and writing, and the exercise of his ecclesiastical functions. In 1882-3 he again visited America" (Catholic Encyclopedia online). Graff 1119; Howes D408; Palau 75066; Sabin 20549. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department.

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        Journal d&#39;un Missionaire au Texas et au Mexique (Journal of a Missionary in Texas and Mexico)

      Paris: Librairie de Gaume Freres, 1857. 1st edition, an important book by a Catholic missionary describing early Texas. According to &#39;Texas Online&#39;, "He published many repetitious, exaggerated, and self-glorifying accounts of his experiences and travels, but his colorfully detailed narrative of the establishment of the Catholic hierarchy in Texas, amid the tensions of boundary disputes with Mexico and the devastation of an epidemic of cholera, has no counterpart." Vg-; light to moderate foxing sporadically throughout; the first 40 pp. have a sm. stain in the upper left corner. In a nice binding of 1/2 leather, &#39;leopard-spotted&#39; boards, speckled edges, marbled ep&#39;s; the bottom front corner is a bit chewed; other corners are worn. The spine looks fine. 477 pp. + folding map in rear with some hand-coloring. Note: this French edition preceded the English translation by a year.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        PHELPS' STRANGERS AND CITIZEN'S GUIDE to NEW YORK CITY with maps and engravings

      Phelps & Watkins (1857)., NY - Gilt lettered coarse green cloth. Frontis "Bird's Eye View of New York". Hand colored fold out map of New York City. 72pp. Unfolded map measures 29" X 16.5". Unfolds both top & bottom and 9 times left to right. Bright & attractive as new. Phenomenal condition. There are 18 points where vertical and horizontal fold lines intersect and there isn't so much as a single pin hole, let alone a tear. There is one closed 3/8" margin tear. To prevent a single fold line tear in the future the map is stored flat and will be only shipped in its unfolded state, sandwiched between sheets of 1/4" plywood. There are a few tiny foxing spots but ZERO aging, soiling, damp staining or any other kind of stain. The booklet's cover extrems are rubbed but not actually worn. Gilt cover lettering quite clear but no longer bright. Text interior lightly aged & foxed but no tears, marginalia or soiling. Listed in "Maps of America" but with its dimension being the only fact given. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MANSFIELD PARK

      G. Routledge and Co. London. 1857. First printing of the Railway Library edition. 8vo. (6.4 x 4.2 inches). Finely bound, without half title, in contemporary half black calf. The spine is ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Plain white endpapers. Previous owners neat name and address on the front blank free endpaper. Some rubbing to the spine hinges and board edges but overall this is still an attractive, good quality, early leather binding. Routledge issued all six of Austen's novels, in five books (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion together as usual) in their Railway Library series, starting with Sense and Sensibility and Pride and prejudice in 1852 but waiting five years before issuing the other three books. Austen's works are notoriously difficult to find in any early bindings, whether publishers cloth (or in the case of this volume, coloured paper boards) or, like this volume, bound at the time in leather. Most copies were literally read to bits, resulting in the books needing to be rebound at a later date. ---- Keynes. Jane Austen. A Bibliography. No 108.

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        A handsome oil portrait, signed by the artist, of Washington Irving

      In fine condition.. 27.5 x 21.5 inches in a simple (and probably original) oak frame. On the back of the canvas are the large neat block letters identifying the subject. Charles A. Gray was born in Iowa in 1857. He painted portraits of presidents McKinley and Garfield and playwright Eugene O'Neil, among others. This copy of the popular image of Irving was undoubtedly made to sell in his gallery. Gray made similar copies of other prominent American literary figures, including Harriet Beecher Stowe. This image is after a photographic portrait of Irving that proliferated during Irvings?s final years. The genesis of the photograph is not certain, but it was believed to have been taken circa 1850 by John Plumbe, sometime associate of Mathew Brady.

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        Colonization, Defence, and Railways in our Indian Empire

      London: John Weale,, 1857. Octavo. Original drab boards, neatly rebacked to style, paper label to front board. Large folding map frontispiece. A little rubber, particularly at the corners, bookplate of Baptist Missionary Society, Mission House Library to the front pastedown, front free endpaper creased, light browning, a few minor splits to the folds of the map, a very good copy. First edition. Uncommon, COPAC listing just three locations: BL, NLS, and Oxford. "The following pages are written in the hope of calling public attention, during the present crisis, to the English colonization of India, by showing what has already been done, and what remains to be done. The account here given of the hill stations is the first comprehensive statement of the progress and present condition of English colonization. The question of competition between railway and water carriage is discussed, as likewise the means of providing capital for public works from the resources of India, and the measures to be taken for making the public lands of India available as a national resource" (Preface). Clarke (1815-95) was an English engineer, financier and philologist, the author of a Memoir of the comparative grammar of Egyptian&#130; Coptic and Ude; he edited the Railway Register from 1845 to 1847 and founded the London and County Bank; he was a member of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and was expelled from the Anthropological Society of London in 1868 in the wake of public allegations he had made relating to the society&#39;s accounts. An excellent copy of this timely work.

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        The English Bread Book For Domestic Use

      Longman, brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts. 1857 - vi, 204pp and 24 pages of adverts at rear. Bound in original brown cloth with gilt design of wheat sheafs and text on cover. Slight scattering of foxing through out, cover has slight wear, otherwise a very clean tight copy. Elizabeth David says that Acton " was the first English writer to go into the minutest detail in her recipes and who first used the concise and uniform system of setting them out which was later adapted by Mrs Beeton.Actons suggests other ingredients such as potato and parsnips to make bread with! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE BALTIC CAMPAIGN OF 1854

      UK. Richard Bentley 1857 - Hardcover, Naval campaign in the Baltic, Half Leather, has been rebound at sometime, new endpapers, red boards, page edges may have been trimmed slightly, a very nice clean copy, owners names, 622 pages plus XLVl preface pages etc, very slight rubs to boards, Very Good plus Condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antike Ruinen im Hintergrund die römische Kampagna. Bleistiftzeichnung.

      1857.. Datiert "Rom den 7.ten Mai 1857" und bezeichnet "Torre ("...")ave" 20,2 x 57,8 cm. Auf festem Velin.. Papperitz fertigt eine als weites Panorama angelegte Zeichnung. Im Mittelgrund ragen Ruinen in der Ebene auf. Der Betrachter schaut von einem etwas in der Ferne liegenden und erhöhten Standpunkt auf die sich vor ihm ausbreitende reizvolle Landschaftsstudie. - Oberer Rand etwas unregelmäßig geschnitten. Kleinere Braunfleckchen im Rand, an den Seitenrändern teilweise etwas stärker. Ein winzige Kratzspur im Unterrand, außerhalb der Darstellung. Ganz schwache, nicht störende Knickspuren.

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        Manuscript bill of sale for "five Certain Negro men" (Ned, Davy, Temple, Lamb, and Tony) for $6550 from Bolton, Dickson & Co to George Wadill in Vicksburg March 13, 1857

      Vicksburg, [Mississippi], march 13th, 1857 - " - rec'd from George Waddill six thousand five hundred and fifty Dollars .The purcahse mony (sic) for five Certain negro men, to wit: Ned aged about 25 years old, Davy about 27 years, Temple aged about 24 years, Lamb aged 28 or 30 years & Tony aged about 23 or 24 year old - We also warrant all the above described negroes sound and healthy in body and mind and slaves for life. Bolton Dickson & Co." George C. Waddill lived in Miliken's Bend, Madison Parish, Louisiana, about 15 miles northwest of Vicksburg. In the Civil War he helped raise the 4th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry, joined as a Captain and was promorted to Major. He had serving under him Dr. Henry Wirz, another resident of Miliken's Bend, and Major Waddill was responsible for assigning him to duty at the infamous Andersonville Prison. (Wirz was court-martialled and hanged for his action as Comandant there.) Bolton, Dickson & Co. was the largest slave trading firm in the country with markets in Memphis, Vicksburg, New Orleans, Charleston and Richmond, among others (SLAVERY) 7-1/4 x 5-3/4 inches. . Old folds, one with minor loss

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        EMPLEO, GRADOS Y CONDECORACIONES DE D. MANUEL CASSOLA Y FERNANDEZ, de septiembre de 1857, reinando Isabel II, a noviembre de 1876, reinado Alfonso XII. Junto con carta manuscrita, despachos y haberes. ESQUELA de honras fúnebres celebradas en Murcia.

      Madrid 1857 - 12 diplomas impresos en fol. cumplimentados a mano, firmados, 1 con sello en seco, 1 carta ms (2h 2''5x12'8), 5 despachos, 1 telegrama, 19 recibos de caja firmados y esquela impresa de 3h (doblada por la mitad) de 43x32 cms, con poemas y hª servicios. - Manuel Cassola (Hellín, 1838-1890), distinguidísimo militar que llegó a teniente general y que fue ministro de la Guerra en 1887 con Sagasta. Diplomas firmados por Rafael Mayalde, Serrano, Prim, Fernández de Córdova y Francisco de Ceballos. 1857-1890

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        Odelettes

      1857 - Livre épuisé 19 x 12,5 cm, demi chagrin rouge à coins, tête dorée, date en pied, couv. bleu clair cons. (Laurenchet), 56 pp., 1 f. Edouard Thierry fut l&#146;un des premiers critiques littéraires à défendre Les Fleurs du Mal de Baudelaire (cf. Article paru dans le n° du 14 avril 1957 du Moniteur Universel). Réf. bibliographiques : Clouzot 33. Carteret I, 94. Oberlé, Poulet-Malassis, 151. Condition : Edition originale, Exemplaire à toutes marges, enrichi d'un envoi signé de l'auteur "au cher poète Edouard Thierry, ces petits essais poétiques de son dévoué Théodore de Banville". Parfait état. 300g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Meyer's Universum, oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des sehenswerthesten und merkwürdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der gantzen Erde. Redaction & Text von Friedrich Hofmannn. Band 19.

      - Hildburghausen und New York, Bibliographischen Institut, 1857.Oblong 8vo. Contemporary half calf. With steelengraved title-page and 46 (of 48) steel-engraved views.* Fine views of Paris, München, Dresden, Mount Jefferson, Mississippi, Missouri, Hudson, New York, Boston, Washington, Cuba, Jerusalem, etc. - (Few blank margins sl. waterstained)Andres p.169.

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        DIZIONARIO DI IGIENE PUBBLICA E DI POLIZIA SANITARIA ad uso dei medici e dei magistrati dell'Ordine Amministrativo.:

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