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        Die Marmor-Gruppen auf der Schloss-Brücke in Berlin.

      Berlin, Decker 1857 - Seltene prachtvolle Festschrift zur Fertigstellung der Schloßbrücke in Berlin 1857 erschienen. Mit dem Bau dieser Brücke wurde Karl Friedrich Schinkel vom preußischen König Friedrich Wilhelm III im Jahre 1819 beauftragt. Der Bildhauer Friedrich Wilhelm Wolff schuf diese überlebensgroßen Skulpturengruppen, die auf hohen Marmor-Postamenten über den steinernen Brückenpfeilern stehen. Die Tafeln zeigen diese Marmorfiguren, die aus der griechischen Heldensage stammen. Stecher der Tafeln ist Unzelmann nach Zeichnungen von Burger. Die Ansicht mit der Schloßbrücke und dem Berliner Schloss ist gestochen von J. Müller. - Die auf China aufgewalzten Holzstiche in perfekter Erhaltung. Einige der Tafeln, meist rückseitig, wenig stockfleckig 4 Textblätter mit Holzstich-Ansicht, 17 Tafeln mit Figuren in Holzstich auf China-Papier aufgewalzt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Der Schaarmarkt. Kolorierte Lithographie ( Doppeltondruck ).

      Hamburg - Altona, Gassmann, 1857.. Gezeigt wird der Schaarmarkt von Süden, vom Neuenweg gesehen, mit St.Michaeliskirche. Blickrichtung Hohler Weg, links die Straßen Venusberg und Eichholz. Blattgröße: 15,7 x 23,2 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Glas gerahmt. ( Rahmenmaß: 37 x 42 cm ) ( vergleiche: Salomon: Werkfverzeichnis Heuer, Seite 75 ). Guter Zustand. ( Bitte beachten: Da unter Glas gerahmt Versand auf eigenes Risiko ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Notes penned by Pasteur in his laboratory shortly before discovering that fermentation is caused by biochemical action of tiny organisms, but they must be the right tiny organisms, saving France?s wine and beer industries

      Autograph Manuscript (unsigned) in French, 2p, 7.25? x 9.5?. No place, June 19-28 [1857]. Not translated. Handwritten in pencil at top edge, in unknown hand, ?(fermentation de l?acide Tartrique) From his laboratory / notebook / tartaric acid.?Seven groups of 11 numbered items, possibly test tubes, have been handwritten by Pasteur: One group on June 19th, four groups on June 22nd, and two groups on June 28th. In his notes to the right of the June 19th group, Pasteur brackets Numbers 1 and 2 and, in French, compares numbers 5 and 7 with 8 and 9, concluding ?In the same way N. 8 and 9 during the 24 first hours.? He then pens ?Report of N.3 and 4 / N.1 and 2 = 4, 6.? On June 22nd, Pasteur brackets four additional pairs of numbers and ?Report = 4, 3.? There are numerous brackets on the second page.Pasteur found that although tiny organisms were essential in fermentation they must be the right ones. He showed brewers how to culture the right organisms for good beer and d

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        SECTIONAL MAP OF THE SURVEYED PORTION OF MINNESOTA AND THE NORTH WESTERN PART OF WISCONSIN.

      Boston. []. 1857 - Folding color map, 32 x 24 inches. 16mo. Original printed wrappers. Spine split and repaired with old tape. Map color bright and clean. Very good. A rare early map of Minnesota. Like other Minnesota maps of this period, the present map is most valuable for showing nascent development along the northern shore of Lake Superior. "A beautiful map, showing the country in great detail" - Eberstadt. This issue was published in locally printed wrappers by D.D. Merrill, Randall & Co. in St. Paul. CHECKLIST OF THE PRINTED MAPS OF THE MIDDLE WEST (MINNESOTA) 0715. EBERSTADT 107:265. RUMSEY 2381 (another ed). PHILLIPS MAPS (another ed).

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        SECTIONAL MAP OF THE SURVEYED PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA AND THE NORTH WESTERN PART OF WISCONSIN

      Boston. 1857.. Color map, 32 x 23 1/2 inches, backed on linen. Folding into original 12mo. maroon cloth binder, gilt-lettered cover. Cloth sunned, hinge worn. Map trimmed close, split on some folds. Good. The inner front cover advertises Colton maps; this seems to be different from Graff, though the map is the same. It was prepared by J.S. Sewall. PHILLIPS MAPS, p.433. GRAFF 3735.

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        Twenty Etchings by George Cruikshank, Illustrating the Life of Sir John Falstaff, as Drawn by Sir William Shakespeare

      (Cruikshank, George). Twenty Etchings by George Cruikshank, Illustrating the Life of Sir John Falstaff, as Drawn by Sir William Shakespeare. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longman, and Roberts, [1857-58]. Large-paper quarto. Separate issue of the plates from The Life of Sir John Falstaff. Three-quarter black morocco and marbled boards. Slight wear to spine, else fine. Ink notes at end date the binding as 1873. Presentation copy inscribed by Cruikshank to Edward Jackson Barron, dated February 14, 1874. References: Cohn 96n.

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        THE CONFIDENCE-MAN: HIS MASQUERADE

      New York Dix, Edwards & Co., 1857.. vi,394pp. Original brown cloth, decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt, green endsheets. Crown and toe of spine a bit frayed, foretips slightly bumped, with some wear, a portion of the spine gilding rubbed away, three minuscule pinholes in upper joint, still a quite sound, internally very good or better copy. First (U.S.) edition of the last of Meville's novels published during his life-time, and one of his most uncommon. The London edition appeared almost simultaneously. It's allegorical narrative, featuring a company of riverboat travelers on their way to New Orleans, includes characters partaking of some personality traits of Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau and Poe. BAL 13670. WRIGHT II:1699.

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        THE INSTRUCTIVE PICTURE BOOK or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants.

      Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas, 1857.FIRST EDITION 1857, Volume I of 2, containing: "Fourfooted animals, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, with 10 elementary plates of miscellaneous objects". Folio, 320 x 205 mm, 12½ x 8 inches, modern half tan leather over original marbled boards, gilt titled spine, original endpapers retained, title page leaf plus 16 pages of description of the plates, 30 beautiful double page hand coloured plates. The first 10 plates are of "furniture, utensils, vessels, tools, instruments, costumes &c." The next 8 plates show a mixture of reptiles, insects, fish and wild and domestic animals, the next 9 show superb illustrations of wild, exotic and domestic birds, the last 3 show snakes, fish and butterflies. A touch of rubbing to head and tail of spine, old marbled boards rubbed, inner paper hinges cracked, binding sound, endpapers browned and foxed, very little pale foxing to 2 facing plates, 50 mm (2") closed vertical tear to final plate at centrefold, not affecting image, occasional small pale mark to margins, plates clean and bright. A very good plus complete copy. Osborne I, page 216. Volume II is by Charlotte Youing and covers the Vegetable World. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Bacherach / Rheinland Pfalz View of Fürstenberg, on approaching ...

      9. September 1857. Motivmass: 22,3x31,0 Blattmass: 37,0x36,0 Aquarell Schwarzweiß.

      [Bookseller: Conzen Kunsthandel Düsseldorf GbR]
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        Little Dorrit

      Bradbury and Evans, 1857. Hardcover. Very Good. Bradbury and Evans, London 1857. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. All points present. Dated 1857 on the title page. Vignette title page. Errata on page xiv. With "Rigaud" for Blandois on page 469. "William" for "Frederick" on page 317, line 27. Quotation marks missing before "because" 7th line from bottom on page 377. "B2" on page 371. Illustrated by H.K. Browne (Phiz). Three quarter leather over marbled boards, gold gilt lettering at the spine. Book Condition: Very Good-, tight spine, shelf wear, rounded corners. Rubbing, front endpaper replaced, foxing spots. Housed in matching custom clamshell box.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, n.p., May 15, 1857.

      - This fine letter was likely written to Asher B. Durand, one of the founders of the popular Hudson River School of landscape painting. A scarce and desirable letter. To Mr. Durand. "After you left me this morning it occurred to me that possibly in your next number you would give a few words on the Exhibition here - In this case you might say that it contained nothing from my pencil, & that I preferred to send a portrait, my last work in my 80th Year, to the New York Academy. If amiss - excuse me. / Which I have done - That of a Young Man." Nicely signed, ÒRembrandt Peale.Ó

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        No. 2326 4 Iuglio 1857. Vittorio Emanuele II. Re di Sardegna, di Cipro ed di Gerusalemme, Duca di Savoia e di Genova, ecc. Ecc., principe di Piemonte, Ecc. Ecc. Ecc. Vista la legge in data d¿oggi da Noi sanzionata, relative alla riforma degli ordinamenti amministrativi ed economici del culto israelitico; Abbiamo decretato e decretiamo quanto seque: Articlo unico. Il regolamento che stabilisce le norme relative alla esatta e precisa esecuzione della citata legge, visato d¿ordine Nostro dal Ministro dell'Interno, e da Noi approvato.Vol. XXVI. [etc] REGOLAMENTO per l'amministrazione e contabilita delle Universita israelitische

      Torino [Turin], Italy 1857 - Pages 695-717. Very rough translation of the first page, page 695: Number 2326, 4 July 1857. Vittorio Emanuele II , King of Sardinia, Cyprus and Jerusalem, Duke of Savoy and Genoa, etc., Prince of Piedmont, etc. Having regard to Act on today sanctioned by us, relating to the reform of the administrative and financial aspects of the Israelite cult; We have decreed and decree the following: First Article. The Regulation laying down the rules for the exact and precise execution of this law, our order by the Minister of the Interior, and approved by us." Page 697: Regulation for the administration etc of a Jewish University. Vol XXVI [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Histoire des Nations Civilisees du Mexique et de L'Amerique-Centrale, Durant Les Siecles Anterieurs a Christophe Colomb [4 Volumes]

      Arthus Bertrand. Hardcover. Paris, 1857-1859. Large 8vo, quarter cloth over paper-covered boards, 440 + 616 + 692 + 851 pp. Tome I: Les temps heroiques et l'histoire de l'empire des Tolteques, II: L'histoire de l'Yucatan et du Guatemala, avec celle de l'Anahuac durant le moyen age aztèque jusqu'à la fondation de la royaute a Mexico, III: L'histoire des etats du Michoacan et d'Oaxaca et de l'empire de l'Anahuac jusqu'à l'arrivée des Espagnols. A very scarce complete set, in good condition overall with sound bindings. Pages uncut. Dampstaining to second volume, intermittent foxing to contents, foxing to cloth at spine. . Good. 1857. First Edition.

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        Six issues of 'The Sydney Magazine of Science and Art'

      Sydney: James Waugh 1857-, 1858. Six issues, octavo, all but one in original printed wrappers, very good condition. The Sydney Magazine published the proceedings of the Australian Horticultural and Agricultural Society, and the Philosophical Society of New South Wales. These six issues include a variety of articles; including viticulture, horticultural exhibitions and prizes, novel plants, Australian farming methods and the like. This selection comprises six monthly issues, five from 1857, and the last from March 1858.

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        HISTOIRE DE ROUSSILLON, JEAN DE GAZANYOLA 1857 + LES CHATEAUX-FORTS DU ROUSSILLON, HENRY ARAGON 1930

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Perpignan. Ofrecemos 2 Obras de Roussillon: Histoire du Roussillon. J. B. Alzine, Imprimeur-Libraire. 1857. 22x14. Ron Guirand de Saint-Marsal. XXII+576Pag+ 1 gran mapa. Profusamente documentado. Continua: Les Chateaux-Forts du Roussillon -Villefranche et Salses-. Imp. de " L'Independant". 1930. 22X15. 157Pag+1h. Contiene belllas planchas de los Castillos. Ref 3.8 Biblioteca A.

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        Little Dorrit

      Bradbury and Evans 1857. Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good. Bradbury and Evans, London 1857. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. All points present. Dated 1857 on the title page. Vignette title page. Errata on page xiv. With "Rigaud" for Blandois on page 469. "William" for "Frederick" on page 317, line 27. Quotation marks missing before "because" 7th line from bottom on page 377. "B2" on page 371. Illustrated by H.K. Browne (Phiz). Three quarter leather over marbled boards, gold gilt lettering at the spine. Book Condition: Very Good-, tight spine, shelf wear, rounded corners. Rubbing, front endpaper replaced, foxing spots. Housed in matching custom clamshell box.

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

      Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1857. <p>Lissajous Figures: Inscribed Presentation Copy of the Very Rare Offprint</p><p>Lissajous, Jules Antoine (1822-80). Memoire sur l&#39;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&#39;s signed presentation inscription: "A Monsieur Vincent de l&#39;Institut, Souvenir affectueux de l&#39;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. </p><p> First Separate Edition. Lissajous&#39;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.</p><p> "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 &#39;Lissajous figure,&#39; 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&#39; 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). &#39;Lissajous figures&#39; have been, and still are, important in this respect" (DSB). </p><p>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).</p><p>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.</p>

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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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        A TOPOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF THE HUNDRED OF BOSMERE, in the County of Southampton. Including the parishes of Havant, Warblington and Hayling

      London, Published by John Russell Smith, and Andrew Northcroft, 1857.FIRST EDITION 1856 / 1857, large 8vo, approximately 285 x 190 mm, 11¼ x 7¼ inches, extra engraved title page dated 1856 with printer's device, letterpress title page dated 1857, 22 plates: a full page map of the area with blue colouring, a mounted map of Hayling Island and 20 plates, 1 folding, 13 text illustrations of fish, birds and plants in the Appendix on the natural history of Hayling (20 pages), pages: vi, (2), 343 including Appendix and indexes, bound in quarter red morocco over red cloth sides, gilt raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt title and author, new endpapers. Engraved title page lightly foxed all over, slight pale foxing to margins of letterpress title, few pale fox spots to map, very occasional pale spotting to margins including those of plates, folding plate faintly browned, faint foxing to top image on plate at page 292. Most copies located are dated 1857 and do not have the engraved title page or the large map of Bosmere. Instead they have the map of Hayling Island as frontispiece, so listed on the plate list, and a plate of the NEW Vicarage House which is not on our list (we have only the Old Vicarage House). Our plate list does not call for a frontispiece and originally counted 21 plate titles on 21 pages but one of these titles was completely blacked out by the publisher and excised at page 267, leaving a narrow stub. This excised plate is not listed at all on the plate list of the copies without engraved title page. At page 293 and at 295 in our copy there are actually 2 plates not 1 as it seems on the list, making our total of 22. Our edition with the map of Bosmere and the engraved title page would seem more desirable, but further light needs shedding on the precedence of the two issues. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Little Dorrit

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1857. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo, bound from the original parts (217 × 135 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Bookplate. Binding a little rubbed and scuffed, contents toned with some tanning and a little spotting to plates, as often. An excellent copy. First edition, bound from the original parts.

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        Géographie du moyen Age, étudiée par Joachim Lewelel

      Pilliet, 1852-1854-, Bruxelles 1857 - Four parts text bound in one volume, with epilogue and atlas volumes, the latter oblong folio; 18 plates (some folding) in the text volumes, 50 plates (see note) in the atlas volume, excellent impressions of all the plates; the three volumes differently bound: recent quarter morocco with green boards (text); early crimson pebbled cloth, a little frayed at spine (epilogue); modern half green morocco over marbled boards (atlas). Rare complete set with the full complement of maps. First edition, with the full suite of lithographic plates, depicting any number of famous and important early maps, by a 'pioneer writer on cartography' (Tooley). This is one of the most important - and eccentric - early studies of the geography of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance, and is only rarely seen complete with its folio atlas and the particularly uncommon epilogue volume of 1857. Lelewel's comprehensive intensive study of classical Greek, Latin and Arab sources, with each of the intricately engraved plates prepared by the author himself, includes the accounts of navigators, pilots and voyagers, and his scholarship makes it a significant source for cartography and the history of travel. The work is wide in scope, and whether Lelewel is discussing the foundations of modern Ptolemaic geography, the peregrinations of the Jewish scholar Benjamin of Tudele, or the great fourteenth-century Arab expeditions of Ibn Battuta, his synthesis of the field is magisterial. Lelewel was a Polish historian, educated at the Imperial University of Vilna. Although of Prussian descent, he became an ardent nationalist and his lectures on Polish history galvanised the country. One of the rebels of the November Uprising against the Russian authorities in 1830, he went into exile in Paris soon after the rebellion was suppressed, and was soon after forced to leave France for Brussels at the explicit request of the Russian Ambassador. A friend of Marx and Engels, he was a political agitator throughout his life. The plate count is complex, but the present example has the full complement. The folio atlas has 50 plates, as required: 49 are full page lithographs, while the remaining map (plate 47) is tipped on to the title-page, as instructed in the plate listing (this has caused some confusion among bibliographers; Howes, for example, lists "49" plates only). The question of the smaller plates for the text volumes has also been confused: Graesse calls for 12 plates, but the listing does not include the epilogue volume; Leclerc, who does notice the epilogue, calls for only 14 plates in total; Sabin does not list the smaller plates; and lastly, Howes lists 18 plates. This example with 18 & 50 plates, then, corresponds to the largest number of plates recorded by any of the bibliographers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du gouvernement en Frace 1814-1848.

      Paris, 1857-1871 Michel Levy Freres,. Gr.-8°, Halbleder. XVI/601, 624, 517, 540, 588, 660, 610, 616, 715 S. Bd. 1-7 u. 9-10. Halbleder Einband mit Lederecken (von Wed. Buhlmann in Rotterdam) mit reicher Rückenvergoldung u. dreiseitigem Marmorschnitt. Ecken leicht bestoßen, isgesamt noch gut bis sehr gutes Exemplar. (9 volumes sur 10 (tomes 1 a 7, 9 a 10), in 8, demi veau, dos a nerfs.)

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        la sicile souvenirs recits et legendes

      lille lefort imprimeur libraire 1857 -

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        Der Nachsommer. Eine Erzählung. 2. Auflage. 3 Bände. Pest, Gustav Heckenast 1865. Kl-8°. Mit 3 gest. Titelbildern. Etwas spätere Halblederbände auf 5 falschen Bünden mit vergoldeten Blütenstempeln auf 3 Feldern sowie 2 farb. Rückenschildern und Rotschnitt.

      . . Eisenmeier 209. - Titelauflage der ersten Ausgabe von 1857. - Im Untertitel als "Erzählung" bezeichnet, ist es tatsächlich Stifters erster Versuch in der epischen Großform Roman. - Stahlstiche mit den "herrlichen Geiger-Vignetten" (Rabenlechner). - Rückenschilder stellenw. mit geringen Absplitterung. Bei Band I und II vorderes Innengelenk angeplatzt. - Dekorative Einbände.

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        A Journey Through Texas; or, a Saddle-Trip on the Southwstern Frontier: With a Statistical Index.

      New York: Dix, Edwards & Co., 1857. New York: Dix, Edwards & Co., 1857. 1st. Hardcover. Near fine. Skillfully rebacked using the original gilt stamped spine. Jenkins 157. Howes 0-79. Graff 3097. Rader 2549. Sabin 57243.

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        FIRST AND SECOND REPORTS OF THE LIVERPOOL COMPASS COMMITTEE to the Board of Trade, 1855 & 1856; with letters from the Astronomer Royal thereupon. bound with THIRD REPORT FROM THE LIVERPOOL COMPASS COMMITTEE.1857-60

      HMSO, - 61 1857 - folio [32x21]. pp74, 131 + numerous folding lithographed plates, maps, charts, plans of ships and vessels - some with colour, including a coloured map of Liverpool Docks showing the "Magnetic Bearings of Vauxhall Chimney as painted on the Dock Walls Liverpool". the Liverpool Compass Committee was established in 1855 to investigate the causes of the deviation of the compass in wooden and iron ships, and to ascertain the best means of correcting errors arising from this source, especially in iron ships. Although not stated as such, the aim of the committee was also to try and bring some order to the rather chaotic and unorganised systems currently in place for attempting to arrive at a satisfactory method of applying deviation correction to compasses. an important and scarce series of reports 012 018 904

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        Fruit Girl of the Alps

      1857. 1857 - Baxter print. Size: 38 x 26.5 cm. (15 x 10½ inches) Very good condition The Fruit Girl of the Alps was copied from a picture by Huet. Each print was produced from eleven blocks. George Baxter Colour Printer His Life and Work.C.T Courtney Lewis

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        LITTLE PIG'S RAMBLE FROM HOME

      HAND COLORED LITTLE PIGS RAMBLE FROM HOME LONDON DEAN & SON 1857 DATE ON HAND COLORED LITTLE PIGS RAMBLE FROM HOME LONDON DEAN & SON 1857 DATE ON. HAND COLORED. LITTLE PIG'S RAMBLE FROM HOME. London: Dean & Son. (1857 date on rear cover). 12mo, (5 1/8 x 6 3/4"), 23p., pictorial wraps, archival repair to spine and corner worn else VG+. The story in rhyme tells about a little pig who leaves home to find his fortune but he encounters only adversity, eventually ending up on the butcher's block. Illustrated with 8 very fine hand-colored cuts plus hand-colored cover (cover erroneously calls for 10 coloured pictures but the pagination is continuous including the pictures and nothing is missing). This is a charming toy book with unusually nice hand-coloring.

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

      Leipzig, Otto Purfürst, o. J. (1857).. Erstausgabe. XVI, 288, IX, 288 S.Braune Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie sehr schönem mehrfarbigen Buchschnitt. Mit 15 (v. 16) ganzseitigen Stahlstich-Tafeln in Tondruck sowie zahlreichen, partiell teilkolorierten Holzschnitt-Illustrationen (ohne die im Titel des ersten Bandes genannte Karte). Bd. 2 mit Alphabetischem Register. Faszinierende Reisebeschreibung des schwedischen Abenteurers und Forschungsreisenden Karl Johan Andersson (1827 - 1867). Anderssen brach im August 1850 von der südwestafrikanischen Hafenstadt Walfischbucht aus zusammen mit dem Afrikaforscher Francis Galton auf, um das Ovamboland im Norden des Landes und den Weg zum Ngamisee im Betschuanaland zu erkunden. Sie erreichten das Ovamboland 1852, das sie im Folgenden mehrere Monate durchstreiften, und wandten sich 1853 nach Osten Richtung Ngamisee. Andersson fertigte während der Reise zahlreiche Aufzeichnungen zur Flora und Fauna der Region an, die er später in dem zweibändigen Werk "Lake Ngami" (London 1856) veröffentlichte. Andersson gründete später in dem Ort Otjimbingwe eine erfolgreiche Handelsniederlassung, die er mit einer privaten Armee aus Herero-Freiwilligen schützte. Als dort am 15. Juni 1863 eine Kriegerschar des Stammes der Afrikaner erschien, die im Zuge einer Auseinandersetzung mit dem Hererohäuptling Maharero den Ort zu plündern versuchte, schlug Andersson an der Seite Mahareros die Eindringlinge zurück und wurde daraufhin ehrenhalber zum "Befehlshaber aller Herero auf Lebenszeit" ernannt, eine Ehre, wie sie sonst niemals einem Europäer zuteil wurde.. Die Bände in gutem, sauberem Zustand, ein deckel des ersten Bandes mit kleiner Stoßstelle (unauffällig), sonst kaum berieben oder bestoßen; Seiten partiell leicht fleckig; die Tontafeln sehr gut erhalten. Gutes Exemplar dieser frühen, überaus originell illustrierten südwestafrikanischen Reisebeschreibung aus der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Sehr selten! Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Reisen und Entdeckungen in Nord- und Centralafrika in den Jahren 1849 bis 1855, Tagebuch seiner im Auftrag der Brittischen Regierung unternommenen Reise Band 1- 5

      Justus Perthes, Gotha, 1857. XLIV, 638 ; XII, 764 ; XII, 612 ; XII, 688 ; XII, 804, Mit 16 Karten, Holzschnitten und 60 chromolithographischen Bildern. Format: Oktav (23 x 15), Schrifttyp: Latein ( Modernes Schriftbild ). Verlagsfrischer, bibliophil ausgestatteter Faksimile-Reprint, gedruckt auf einem schönen alterungsbeständigen und säurefreien Werkdruckpapier, das den Originaleindruck am Besten wiedergibt. Gebunden als robuste Bibliotheksversion in Ganzleinen mit Rückengoldprägung. Aus dem Verlag Fines Mundi, Saarbrücken. Ein dem Stil der Zeit entsprechender Umschlag wurde auf dem Vorderdeckel aufgezogen.Please notice: we offer here a facsimile of the original edition, bound in hardcover, printed on an acid free paper, lightly coloured. Coloured plates are printed in colour, maps reduced to 12 x 18 inches. Our bindings are handmade in different styles. Please contact us, if you have further questions.. Zu diesem Werk können die 16 Übersichtskarten auch im Originalformat geliefert werden. Der Aufpreis hierfür beträgt 50EUR

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        Reizen en onderzoekingen in den Indischen Archipel, gedaan op last der Nederlandsche Indische regering, tusschen de jaren 1828 en 1836. Nieuwe uitgave, met verbeteringen door den schrijver.

      Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 1857.2 volumes. Original printed boards (spines later half cloth). With 4 folding lithographed maps and 4 (of 5) tinted lithographed plates by E. Spanier. VIII,326; VIII,350 pp.* Werken Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde. - Salomon Müller (1804-1864) arrived in Batavia in 1826, he was appointed to assist members of the Natural Sciences Commission as a taxidermist. He sailed to New Guinea and Timor on the Triton in 1828 and remained behind at Kupang in October of that year. In 1829 he penetrated into the interior of Timor, and during 1831 he travelled in Java. In the years 1833-1835 he was exploring West Sumatra. With fine maps of South-West New Guinea, Banjermasing (2) and Timor. - Scarce.Bastin-Brommer N 269; Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 379; Tiele 771; Cat. NHSM I, p.247; Cat. KITLV p.4.

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        The Works

      London: Sampson Low, Son and Co., 1857. London: Sampson Low, Son and Co.,, 1857. of the Late Edgar Allan Poe with a memoir by Rufus Wilmot Griswold and noticees of his life and genius by N. P. Willis and J. R. Lowell. 4 volumes, octavo (190 x 125 mm). Contemporary brown calf binding by Nutt of Cambridge, brown and green morocco spine labels, raised bands, gilt to compartments, double rule to boards, gilt crest to boards, gilt to turn ins, marbled endpapers and edges. Portrait frontispiece to volume 1. Small stain to front board of volume 1, mild rubbing to corners, occasional spotting to pages, a very good set. An attractive library set of Edgar Allan Poe&#39;s works. The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe is a collection of the oeuvre of Poe&#39;s writing. Originally published in New York by J.S. Redfield from 1850-1856, it represented the first attempt to compile Poe&#39;s writings. The standard edition of Poe&#39;s works for over 25 years, this edition also served as the source of Charles Baudelaire&#39;s popular French translations and was the basis for future compilations. This is the first UK edition, an authorised reprint of Redfield&#39;s edition and the earliest multi-volume collection of Poe&#39;s works published in Great Britain.

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        Jahresbericht der evang. Missionsgesellschaft zu Basel. Folgende Berichte: 41. (1856) - 45. (1860), 51. (1866) -66. (1875), 71. (1886) - 80. (1895). Zusammen 25 Jahrgänge.

      Basel, Druck v. Felix Schneider, 1857.. 25 Jahrgänge, gebunden in 4 Halbledereinbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und je 5 Jahresberichten, in einen Pappband enthaltend 4 Jahresberichte. Ein Jahrebericht (1860) als Broschur. Einbände etwas berieben und besoßen (s. Bild), Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt, gute, sauberes Exempalre in fester Bindung, mit Stempel im leeren Vorsatz "Archiv der Basler Missionsbuchhandlung". Auf Wunsch schicken wir gerne weitere Bilder..

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        17 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Lyon u.a., 1857-1877.. Zus. 72 S., 8°.. Umfang- und inhaltsreiche Korrespondenz des bedeutenden französischen Philosophen und Soziologen, der u.a. großen Einfluß auf Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Louis Veuillot, Leon Bloy, Rene de La Tour du Pin, Georges Bernanos oder Pierre Virion ausübte. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. -

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        Homöopathisches Taschenwörterbuch, für das Haus, die Reise und das Krankenbett. Nach dem heutigen Standpunkte der Wissenschaft für junge Praktiker bearbeitet

      Sondershausen, Friedrich August Eupel, 1857. kl. 8°, 292+6 Bltt., Halbleder der Zeit, Rückentitel, roter Ganzschnitt, , Name auf Vorsatz, nur eine Seite mit Randnotizen, Kanten und Ecken wenig berieben, Vorsätze an den Ecken Leimgebräunt - Bindung fest, Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei, in schönem frischem Zustand..

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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 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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        Ampio e interessante manoscritto autografo di otto pagine in - 4 su una colonna, con correzioni e cancellature autografe, dal titolo Delle lettere scelte di Pietro Giordani proposte alla gioventù, con un discorso di Filippo Ugolini (Barbera Bianchi e Comp., 1857). Si tratta della recensione al volume Lettere scelte di Pietro Giordani proposte alla gioventù, con un discorso di Filippo Ugolini. L'ho veduto Maestà, il libretto delle Lettere scelte di Pietro Giordani stampate dal Barbera ad uso della gioventù con il discorso premessovi da Filippo Ugolini, e mi è parso lodabile pensiero essere stato nello stampatore che non fosser privi al tutto dell'utile di un cotal libro, com'è l'epistolario del Girolami, da desiderarsi che vada per le mani di ognuno, i moltissimi cui può non esser facile né opportuno di compensarsi i sette volumi di quello pubblicati dal Gussalli a Milano. Anco in generale mi è parsa ben fatta la scelta delle lettere, chi pensi che volendo offerirle alla gioventù come modelli in simil genere di scritture, era da guardare più che altro alla perfetta eleganza, e da imporsi alcune leggi da osservare, come di lasciar finora tutte le lettere che non fossero intere, o raccontassero alcun fatto o contenessero alcuna espressione ch'a giovinetti non fosse utile di mostrare Quanto poi al discorso del'Ugolini premesso alle Lettere scelte io vorrei, Maestà, come lo commendo per il bene ch'è dice del Giordani scrittore oggi che tanto putridame il venerando suo nome, cosà poter commendarlo per tutte sue opinioni e per il modo di esporle. Dove anzi s'io guardo, e lo trovo in questo non troppo felice, e non so in quelle sempre convenire con lui. Conclude Di che io seriamente pensando, forte mi pento dell'ingiusta accusa portata contro li amici vostri, e dolente ve ne porgo mie scuse. Le quali purché siano accettate, volentieri prometto di mutar mia opinione quanto alla stima ch'io ho del Giordani. Ricomincio fin d'ora pieno d'orgoglio con vostra Maestà Oh qu'ils sont petits les grands hommes!' ed aggiungendoci Oh come son grandi i mediocri!' Maestà ho detto.

      

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        Gavard 1855 - 1857. Buch mit 23 technischen, geographischen und militärischen Original-Zeichnungen eines französischen Offiziersschülers.

      um 1857.. 22 (1 doppelblattgroße) Tafeln. Halbleder mit Deckelschild, Folio, 50 x 32 cm. (Rücken mir größeren Fehlstellen, Bindung fast völlig gelöst, eventuell fehlt ein Titelblatt, innen nur wenig gebräunt oder fleckig) Fast jedes Blatt mit dem Stempel und Blindstempel: "Ecole Imperiale Speciale Militaire", der Offiziersschule und Elitehochschule des französischen Heeres. Die Militärschule wurde 1802 von Napoleon Bonaparte in Fontainebleau gegründet und 1808 nach Saint-Cyr in der Bretagne verlegt. Die Blätter sind von Gavard unterzeichnet und von Lehrern gegengezeichnet, der Name Boissonnel ist zu entziffern. Die Zeichnungen sind keine flüchtigen Skizzen, sondern sehr fein und genau ausgearbeitet. Ob der Zeichner mit dem Künstler Charles Gavard verwandt ist, konnten wir nicht eruieren. Enthalten sind eine Tafel mit Buchstabenkalligraphie, eine Tafel mit sechs verschiedenen Maßstäben, Spiegelung von dreidimensionalen Objekten in die Fläche, sodann "Teintes conventionnelles" mit fein kolorierten Beispielen Flurstücke zu kennzeichnen: "Terres labourees, Pres, Vergers, Bois, Friches, Vignes, Bruyeres, Marats, Sables". Es folgt eine "Carte d'etudes" mit dem beispielhaften Flurstück um "Gaillon" mit dem "Bois de Gaillon" und dem "Chateau", Flüssen, Feldern, Wäldern etc. Weiterhin eine "Carte d'etude" um die Kleinstadt Meulan an der Seine im Departement Yvelines und der Region Ile-de-France. Auch Karten mit Höhenlinien "Nivellement", "Leve expedie" und "Itineraire" finden sich, ebenso wie Profilkarten. Besonders interessant sind die Pläne zu Feldeinrichtungen wie vom "Camp d'un Bataillon de 830 hommes" mit Feldküchen, Öfen, Baracken etc. Die doppelblattgroße Tafel zeigt einen Belagerungsring um eine Festung mit Wällen, Mauern und Wassergräben: "Attaque des places" mit dem "Profil du Cavalier de tranchee" und "Profil d'une batterie de siege contre le bastion". Die letzte Tafel zeigt eine lavierte Säulenzeichnung. Die meisten Abbildungen sind direkt auf dem Karton mit schwarzer Tinte gezeichnet, dann koloriert. Zwei Abbildungen sind in Bleistift ausgeführt und auf eine Tafel montiert. - Weitere Abbildungen zu unserem Angebot finden Sie auf unserer Homepage.

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        The course of true love never did run smooth

      Richard Bentley, London 1857 - First edition, 8vo, pp. 269, [1]; original pictorial lithographed paper- covered boards after a design by Alfred Crowquill, spine stamped in black with two floral decorated paper labels; binding a bit discolored and rubbed, front free endpaper discolored, otherwise a very good, attractive copy, with a spine design distinctly different than that shown on plate 25 in Sadlier. Parrish, page 194; Sadleir 2001; Wolff 5705 (in a blue morocco cloth binding). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Official Passport Given to Prussian Photographer Friedrich Karl August Kühnemann for Travels to Russia, with the Translation into Russian and a Dozen Notes by Various Consular and Border Officers on Verso].

      Königl. Preuss. Ministere des Innern, Berlin 1857 - Berlin: Königl. Preuss. Ministere des Innern, 10 February 1857. Elephant Folio broadside (ca. 45x33 cm), with the additional leaf for border officers' entries attached to the bottom (ca. 20,5x33 cm). 1 p. Official woodcut passport form filled in brown ink. With over a dozen officials' entries and stamps on verso. Fold marks, paper age toned, worn on extremities, but overall a very good document. Interesting example of a 19th century European travel passport. It was given to a "portrait maker and photographer" Friedrich Karl August Kühnemann, a native and resident of Berlin, for his work in Russia and was valid for one year. The passport features a description of Kühnemann's appearance: "26 years old, of medium height, hair and eyebrows fair, eyes brown, nose and mouth ordinary, chin and face oblong". The notes left by consular or border officials range from 29 January/10 February to 25 October/3 November 1857. According to them, Kühnemann travelled via Austria and Breslau, crossed the Russian border at Brody, and proceeded to Husiatin, Kamenets-Podolsky and Odessa.

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        Fra Vesterhavets Lande.

      . Handskrevet digt pa 3 vers pa A4 ark. Miss Dunlop den 16 October 1857. - "Fra Vesterhavets Lande/ Hen over Dybe Vande/ Du kom til Danmarks Strande/ Hvor Guld paa Marken groer; - Her Du i Bögesalen/ Tidt hörte Nattergalen, og her ved Taget Svalen, Symbol paa Troskab, boer. - Paa Svalens Ryg smukt sidder, Gud Amor, klaedt som Ridder, Forstaar Du Fugle-Qvidder, En Hilsen -! hvad? og hvor!". * Digtet er et födselsdagsdigt skrevet pa Basnaes til Agnes Dunlop (f. pa St. Croix 1830 - d. Köbenhavn 1908) i anledning af hendes 27-ars födselsdag. Hun var datter af plantageejer John Baltazar Dunlop og var, indtil indgaelsen af aegteskab 1863 med digteren og adjunkt ved Sorö Akademi Michael Rosing, selskabsdame hos Fru Scavenius pa Basnaes. Digtet blev först trykt efter H.C. Andersens död. B.F.N. 1216. Manuskriptet har vaeret foldet 4 gange..

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        Cultivation of quinine in Indonesia.

      1857-1879. 21 reports and articles in 1 volume. Contemporary half cloth (hinges dam., but holding).* Important collection by (and on) the man who established quinine production on the island of Java in the Dutch East Indies:7 arcticles by Junghuhn: Toestand der aangekweekte kinaboomen op het eiland Java tijdens het bezoek van .. den gouverneur generaal Ch.F. Pahud. (No pl.), 1857. 116 pp.De kinakultuur op het einde van het jaar 1859. Beschreven door Fr. Junghuhn en J.E. de Vrij. Batavia, H.M. Dorp, 1860. 99 pp. With plate.Jaarlijksch berigt over 1860 (en) 1861 aangaande den toestand der kinakultuur op Java. (With) Berigt over de waarde en het alkaloid gehalte van Cinchona Pahudiana Howard .. (With) Jaarlijksch berigt over 1861 aangaande de op Java gekweekte groene indigo-planten uit China.. (With contributions by J.E. de Vrij and J.E. Teijsmann). (No pl., c.1861). 80 pp.Jaarlijksch verslag over 1863, aangaande den toestand der kinakultuur op Java. (With) Berigt omtrent .. (de) op Java gekultiveerde kina-boomen. (With) Jaarlijksch berigt over 1865, aangaande de op Java aangekweekte, z.g. groene indigo planten ..(No pl., c.1864). 31 pp.Open brief aan de heeren directeuren der Natuurkundige Vereeniging in Nederlandsch-Indië, te Batavia. (No pl., 1862). 15 pp.Staat, aantoonende de vermeerdering der kinaplanten op Java en de onkosten daardoor veroorzaakt sedert primo Julij 1856 tot ultimo December 1862. Benevens toelichting. (No pl., 1863). 16 pp.Voorloopige handleidng voor de proef-kinakultuur (met) Aanteekeningen. (No pl., n.d.). 47 pp.8 articles by J.C.B. MOENS. Onderzoek van eenige kina-basten van Java. (No pl.), 1868. 12 pp.J.C.B. MOENS. Onderzoek van basten van cinchona calisaja. (No pl.). 1869.etc.And 6 articles on the subject by i.a. J.E. TEIJSMANN. Open brief aan Fr. Junghuhn, te Batavia. (No pl., 1862). 25 pp.W.H. de VRIESE. De uitkomsten der kina-kultuur in Nederlandsch Indië, in 1856. Amst., C.G. van der Post, 1857. With plate.etc.

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        Aurora Leigh

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1857. London - Chapman and Hall, 1857 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An earlyedition of this poem from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, first written in 1856. The poem is written in blank verse and encompasses nine books (the woman&#39;s number, the number of the prophetic books of the Sibyl). It is a first person narration, from the point of view of Aurora; its other heroine, Marian Erle, is an abused self-taught child of itinerant parents. The poem is set in Florence, Malvern, London, and Paris. She uses her knowledge of Hebrew and Greek, while also playing off modern novels, such as Corinne ou l&#39;Italie by Anne Louise Germaine de Stal and the novels by George Sand. Elizabeth Barrett Browning (6 March 1806 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime. Condition: In a green cloth binding. Externally sound, though with some marks and some bumping. Wear to the head of the spine also. Front hinge is tender, and rear hinge has failed, becoming detached from the textblock edge. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright andmainly clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years&#39; residence in the Interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast

      London: John Murray, 1857. London: John Murray. 1857. [title continues] ...thence across the Continent, down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. First edition; second issue. Thick 8vo. x, 688pp (last colophon, no extra leaf at p8), 8pp publisher&#39;s adverts (dated 1 November 1857), folding frontis, author&#39;s portrait, 22 b&w woodcut plates, 2 folding maps (one in rear pocket), folding section, numerous engraved text illustrations. Original publisher&#39;s brown blind-decorated cloth, spine title in gilt, recased neatly retaining the original endpapers, hinges strengthened, extremities a little rubbed, a few light marks. Slight crease in preliminary pages and the author&#39;s portrait (and some spotting on the latter), the uncut top- and fore-edges a little darkened, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. .

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        Fra Vesterhavets Lande.

      Håndskrevet digt på 3 vers på A4 ark. Miss Dunlop den 16 October 1857. - "Fra Vesterhavets Lande/ Hen over Dÿbe Vande/ Du kom til Danmarks Strande/ Hvor Guld paa Marken groer; - Her Du i Bøgesalen/ Tidt hørte Nattergalen, og her ved Taget Svalen, Symbol paa Troskab, boer. - Paa Svalens Rÿg smukt sidder, Gud Amor, klædt som Ridder, Forstaar Du Fugle-Qvidder, En Hilsen -! hvad? og hvor!".. Digtet er et fødselsdagsdigt skrevet på Basnæs til Agnes Dunlop (f. på St. Croix 1830 - d. København 1908) i anledning af hendes 27-års fødselsdag. Hun var datter af plantageejer John Baltazar Dunlop og var, indtil indgåelsen af ægteskab 1863 med digteren og adjunkt ved Sorø Akademi Michael Rosing, selskabsdame hos Fru Scavenius på Basnæs. Digtet blev først trykt efter H.C. Andersens død. B.F.N. 1216. Manuskriptet har været foldet 4 gange

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        Historical Memorials of Canterbury

      London - John Murray, 1857. London - John Murray, 1857 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound copy of this illustrated history of the city of Canterbury. Third Edition. &#39;The landing of Augustine, the murder of Becket, Edward the Black Prince, Becket&#39;s Shrine&#39;. Featuring a fold-out plan of Canterbury Cathedral. Contains several illustrated plates and illustrations in the text. Arthur P. Stanley was formerly Canon of Canterbury. Condition: In a a full calf Marlborough College binding. Externally, excellent with just some slight rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages but otherwise generally clean. Copperplate ink inscription to first blank, dated 1863. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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