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        Statutes of the Province of Canada [and] Statutes of Canada

      1857. [Province of Canada]. [Canada]. Statutes of the Province of Canada. Toronto: Printed by Stewart Derbishire and George Desbarats [and other cities and publishers], 1857-58, 1861, 1862 (Pt. 1 , 25 Vict., only), 1863-67. [And] Statutes of Canada. Ottawa: Printed by Malcomb Cameron [and other cities and publishers], 1867, 1869-85, 1888-96, 1899, 1901-1905, 1907-38. 81 books in all. Octavo (9" x 6"). 1857-1896: Contemporary quarter calf over cloth, red and black lettering pieces to spines; 1899-1905: quarter sheep over cloth, printed paper title labels to spines; 1907-1938: contemporary quarter cloth over contrasting cloth boards, paper spine labels. Moderate to heavy shelfwear to 1857-1905 volumes, backstrips lacking from 12 volumes with several loose or detached boards, some shelfwear and moderate soiling to 1907-38 volumes, all internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, small stamps to title pages. A nice set. * With indexes. The Province of Canada (or United Province of Canada) was a British colony that existed from 1841 to 1867. It was located on the east coast and region above the Great Lakes and its main cities were Kingston, Montreal, Toronto, Quebec and Ottawa. The Province was dissolved when it joined with the colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to form the Dominion of Canada. The books in this set span the later years of the province and its transition into a unit of the dominion. No print copies on OCLC. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 3:13-14.

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        SANSUI KARA-E SHINAN

      1857. Very Good. [EHON] Kumasaka TEKIZAN, artist. SANSUI KARA-E SHINAN Suharaya Mo^hei, et al., Ansei 4-5 [1857-8]. 2 volumes [Shohen, Ni-hen] Small format string- bound fukuro-toji binding in paper covers with a printed paper title label, 17.6 x 12 cm. Nanga-style color illustrations throughout. Mitchell refers to one volume in the BM. [Mitchell pp. 185, 460] Pleasant and gentle one page landscape studies. The condition is about very good, as are the colors and printing. Nanga works are by no means common and this is a particularly lovely example of the genre. 2 volumes.

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

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

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        Ocean Gardens: The history of the Marine Aquarium and best methods adopted for its establishment and preservation

      SAMPSON LOW, LONDON 1857 - Contains 11 color illustrations. General shelf wear, cover is well rubbed, text block is cracked, binding poor, pages are loose but present, unmarked text, clear pages, gold gilt lettering and design is visible on cover, title page has soil spot, somewhat tanned pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1857 EDITION: 111 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 continen

      Subject: (Africa). London, John Murray, 1857, 8vo leg. originale percal. titolo in oro al dorso, pp. X-687 con inc. n.t. tav. rip. in antip. (Victoria Falls), ritr. di L. all'inizio e due carte rip. f.t. oltre a num. tavole f.t.

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        Itinerario generale degli Stati di S.M. Sarda in Terraferma.

      Subject: (Piemonte, Liguria, Val d'Aosta). Torino, Tip. Franco, 1857, in-4 br. originale, pp. XVI-507 + 1 foglio di errata, 40 carte f.t. (anche ripiegate) dei mandamenti e dei comuni delle provincie degli Stati Sardi di terraferma del regno di Piemonte e Sardegna. In fine, grande tavola piu' volte ripiegata di *****Spechio dimostrativo delle Strade Ferrate in esercizio, in costruzione e concesse nei Regii Stati con indicazione delle Stazioni e delle distanze fra le stesse. Le localita' citate sono : Acqui, Alba, Albenga, Albertvile, Alessandria, Annecy, Aosta, Asti, Biella, Bobbio, Boneville, Casale, Chambery, Chiavari, Cuneo, Domodossola, Genova, Ivrea, Mondovi', Mortara, Moutiers, Nizza, Novara, Novi, Oneglia, Pallanza, Pinerolo, Moriana, Saluzzo, San Remo, Savona, Levante, Susa, Chiablese (Thonon), Torino, Tortona, Valsesia (Varallo), Vercelli, Voghera. Tabelle delle distanze e tavola poliometrica dei mandamenti per ogni singola provincia. In fine, elenco dei comuni e poliometrica generale.

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        Little Dorrit

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1857 First edition, first printing. A near fine copy in contemporary marbled boards, covers very slightly bowed, front and rear panels slightly rubbed, spine with four raised bands, decorated with blind tooling and gilt, slight chipping to the spine, minor spotting on the end pages and throughout, overall a very attractive copy. Contains 40 full page sur blanc illustrations, including a frontispiece and vignette title page, by H.K. Browne. "Little Dorrit," originally a serial publication, is divided in to two books: "Book the First: Poverty" and "Book the Second: Riches." The story tells of Little Dorrit, who grew up in a prison, the main location in this novel, because of her father's inability to pay his debts. Smith I 12.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Browne, Hablot Knight.

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        The Practical Housekeeper: A Cyclopedia of Domestic Economy

      New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1857. hardcover. near fine. Illus. with 500 wood engravings. Small 4to, 599p., handsome modern binding, 3/4 leather over marbled boards, new endpapers. New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1857. A near fine copy. Embraces Domestic education, The house & its furniture, Duties of the Mistress, Duties of the servant, The store room & marketing, Care of children & their food, The table & attendance, The art of cookery...Some minor staining on a few leaves. Lacks one leaf of index, which has been supplied in facsimile. Ex-libris Lucille Fillin Cookbook Collection. Lowenstein 743

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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 Zambezi, to the Eastern Ocean.

      London: John Murray, 1857 - Octavo. Original terracotta sand-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to spine and boards, brown surface-paper endpapers. A little rubbed, small ink-splash to the upper board, minor snag to the upper joint, short split at the tail of the spine, hinges started, short split to the flap of the end-pocket, light toning, some foxing to the fore-edge, but overall a very good copy. Folding frontispiece and 22 other plates, illustrations to the text, 3 folding maps, one of them in an end-pocket. First edition, this copy conforming to Bradlow's Variant No. 7, frontispiece, plate 8 and 17 wood-cuts by Whymper; the ads in this copy are dated November 1, 1857. "Missionary Travels covers the first of Livingstone's three major expeditions, in which he followed the Zambezi, discovering Victoria Falls in the process, as well as the Shire and Ruyuma rivers, ranging from Angola in the west to Mozambique in the east . perhaps the greatest of the African explorers. Livingstone's services to African geography. are almost unequalled. During these years he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before" (PMM). Contemporary armorial bookplate of John Lupton to the front pastedown. Abbey Travel 347; Bradlow, "The Variants of the 1857 edition " in Lloyd ed. Livingstone 1873-1973; Howgego L39; Mendelssohn I, p.908; PMM 341. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

      North Bridge, Edinburgh.: Adam and Charles Black, 1857 Including His Great Metrical Romances Copyright Lyrical Pieces Miscellaneous Poems and Ballads. With a memoir of the Author. Illustrated by many engravings on steel and wood. Bound in full morocco by H Bowie of Edinburgh, with blind embossed patterns on both boards, rounded edges, minimal shelf wear. Spine with raised bands, decorative blind tooling, titles in gilt, edges brushed. Internally, marbled endpapers, all text block edges in gilt and goffered, ink name to fep (Reginald Bligh Wall), half title, tissue guarded B&W portrait frontis and the additional engraved title page with the vignette by Turner all present, titles to title page within single ruled border, [7], 8-746 pp, [2], 8 plates (including 1 folding) and 32 illustrations (many of which are full page). A reissue of the edition of 1853, and the Memoir of the author is P [7]-19, to base of spine, in gilt, "Author's Edition Illustrated". A lovely copy, nicely bound! (Allibone 1975. Lowndes 2226) Scott, poet and novelist. See ODNB.

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        Dragon Fountain, in the Gardens at Eaton Hall

      - London: Published by T. McLean, 1857. Colour-printed lithograph. Very good condition apart from a small chip in the lower right corner of the frame. 12 1/2 x 17 5/8 inches. 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches. 22k gold-leaf frame. Frame size: 22 x 27 3/8 inches. A stunning night view of the gardens at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, from the "The Gardens of England." Published in 1857, The Gardens of England was a series of 24 plates with accompanying text depicting the diverse luxuriant gardens of various distinguished English mansions. The mid-nineteenth century was a period during which the traditional aesthetics of garden design underwent a significant change in England, as innovative ideas and concepts were being continually introduced and explored. Brooke's publication embodies the eclectic nature of Victorian garden design and constitutes an important visual survey of the varied styles that were popular among the wealthy and fashionable. Designed under the guidance of the Duke of Westminster, the picturesque garden of Eaton Hall, with its geometric parteres, medieval statues of knights and maidens, and Gothic arches, combined elements of the English formal garden with features of the medieval garden, the latter of which complemented the neo-Gothic castle in which the Duke resided. His gardens are pictured here in a dusky light that imbues the scene with an aura of romanticism and theatricality. The dramatic reflection of the moon's brilliant light in the waters of the dragon fountain, emphasizes the fountain's importance as the dominant visual centerpiece of the garden. Little is known about E. Adveno Brooke, other than that he exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Institution between 1853 and 1864 and his most significant publication was The Gardens of England. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland 392; cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire Des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Vol. 2, p. 842.

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        New York City

      New York: 1857. Folding map, full period hand-colouring. Street indexes along the left side and in the lower right corner. Advertisement for a men's clothing store in the upper right corner. (Flattened, separations at folds repaired). Decorative and colorful map of Manhattan, depicting the city as far north as 131st Street, with an early depiction of Central Park. This colorful map by Phelps appeared in several guides to New York, including his own Stranger's and Citizens Guide of 1857. The map depicts the city divided into wards and fire districts, with an early layout of Central Park. Parts of Brooklyn and New Jersey are shown, and the numerous ferry lines crossing the rivers are identified. This copy a rare variant, with an advertisement for a men's clothing store in the upper right corner, in place of the word "Map" found on the other issue. Phillips, A List of Maps of America, p. 535; Haskell, Manhattan Maps 1044 and 1045.

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        Little Dorrit

      Bradbury and Evans 1857 - First Edition, First Issue with "B2" printed on the bottom of page 371. An attractive copy with some wear to the spine and edges. The pages have NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy finely bound in leather with gold lettering on the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LITTLE DORRIT. Extra-Illustrated

      London:: Bradbury & Evans,. 1857.. 8vo. 8-7/8" x 5-1/2". 1st book edition. 2 volumes. In Volume I, Preface bound-in after List of Plates [normally precedes].. Early 20th C. 3/4 green morocco binding with marbled paper boards & eps. TEG.. Spine sunned to a mellow golden tan. Minor extremity wear. A. handsome VG - VG+ set.. 39 plates by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). The copy extra-illustrated with 86 additional plates [Vol I: 53; Vol II: 33], primarily from later editions with images by F. O. C. Darley, Frederick Barnard, et al. Additionally, at the rear of Vol II are bound-in 15 [of 19] front wrappers from the parts issue.

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        Dragon Fountain, in the Gardens at Eaton Hall

      London: Published by T. McLean, 1857. Colour-printed lithograph. Very good condition apart from a small chip in the lower right corner of the frame. 12 1/2 x 17 5/8 inches. 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches. 22k gold-leaf frame. Frame size: 22 x 27 3/8 inches. A stunning night view of the gardens at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, from the "The Gardens of England." Published in 1857, The Gardens of England was a series of 24 plates with accompanying text depicting the diverse luxuriant gardens of various distinguished English mansions. The mid-nineteenth century was a period during which the traditional aesthetics of garden design underwent a significant change in England, as innovative ideas and concepts were being continually introduced and explored. Brooke's publication embodies the eclectic nature of Victorian garden design and constitutes an important visual survey of the varied styles that were popular among the wealthy and fashionable. Designed under the guidance of the Duke of Westminster, the picturesque garden of Eaton Hall, with its geometric parteres, medieval statues of knights and maidens, and Gothic arches, combined elements of the English formal garden with features of the medieval garden, the latter of which complemented the neo-Gothic castle in which the Duke resided. His gardens are pictured here in a dusky light that imbues the scene with an aura of romanticism and theatricality. The dramatic reflection of the moon's brilliant light in the waters of the dragon fountain, emphasizes the fountain's importance as the dominant visual centerpiece of the garden. Little is known about E. Adveno Brooke, other than that he exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Institution between 1853 and 1864 and his most significant publication was The Gardens of England. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland 392; cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire Des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Vol. 2, p. 842.

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        Ingenious La Amistad. Propiedad del Sor Dn. Joaquin de Ayestaran.

      Laplante y Marquier, Havana, 1857. Coloured lithograph with full margins with embossed publisher's stamp below title. Fine. 14 x 11" From 'Los Ingemos de Cuba.'

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        Climatology of the United States

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1857. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 1st edn, excellent condition, many f/o climate maps, first book of this kind published in America, thick 4to, 534pps + index, inscribed by railroad investor and financier Jay Cooke to J. Gregory Smith (his bookplate on pastedown), president of the Vermont Central Railroad after father died in 1858, soon to extend firm into Canada, later president of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company (1866) in which this book may have been a contributing factor in his plans..

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        Fresken-Cyklus des Schlosses Runkelstein bei Bozen. Herausgeber: Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck

      Innsbruck, Wagner 1857. 36 x 52 cm. (22) Seiten mit lithographiertem Titel (mit getönter lithographierter Vignette), 1 lithographierten Plan und 21 lithographierten Tafeln (7 farbig, 14 getönt) von Ignaz Seelos (Selos). Festeinband, Halbleineneinband der Zeit - ADB 45, 318 - Thieme / Becker 30, 433 (Seelos) - Beschreibung der berühmten Wandmalereien aus dem 14. Jahrhundert mit Darstellungen überwiegend aus "Tristan und Isolde". Einband geringfügig berieben, durchgängig Feuchtigkeitsrand, stellenweise stockfleckig -

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

      New York : Harper, 1857. 1st Edition. Subject: English literature - Fiction - Miscellaneous. Referenced by: Wright, L. H. Amer. Fiction, 1851-1875, 2177. Sabin 78790. Very good copies both in the original gilt-blocked, elaborately-blind-tooled pebbled cloth. Professionally recased with the original spines laid back; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        CATEDRAL DE SEVILLA. PUERTA DEL PERDON.

      - 1857. FOTOGRAFÍA: (SEVILLA). 26,7 x 20,5 cm. Papel Salado. Firma en el negativo J. Pedrosa X 1857. Pequeñas faltas periféricas. Buena conservación.

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        The Harbor of Wood's Hole Massachusetts

      New York 1857 - Size : 321x444 (mm), 12.625x17.5 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, the upper fold has been reinforced

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        Storia Dell'architettura in Italia Dal Secolo IV Al XVIII.

      Modena, Regio Ducal Camera 1857/1860 3 volumi In-8, pp. 630 (2), 681, (3); 823, (1), bella legatura recente in mezza pelle con filetti e titolo in oro. Conservata la copertina orginale. Rara edizioni.

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        La Sainte-Chapelle de Paris après les restaurations. Commencées par M. Duban, terminées par M. Lassus. Ouvrage exécuté sous la direction de M. V. Calliat.,

      Paris, Bance 1857. - 2°. 6 Bll., 77 Taf. auf 48 Bll. in Stahlstich (die letzten 6 Bll. in Chromolithogr.). HLn. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückensch. Rü. retaur., Vors. erneuert. Stellenw. leicht stockfleckig. pp. Guilhermy, Ferdinand de (1809-1878) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The works of Shakespeare / edited by Howard Staunton ; the illustrations by John Gilbert, engraved by the Brothers Dalziel

      London : George Routledge and Sons [1857-60], 1860. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 3 v. : frontis., plates., illus. ; 25 cm. Subjects: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Collected works -- Illustrations -- Engravings. Notes: "... the present work was begun in Nov. 1857, and has been published in parts up to the first of May, 1860" --preface, xiv. Very good copies bound in contemproary leather over marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather title labels to spines, with raised bands and compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands slightly dulled and rubbed, with some surface wear evident to spine covers. Sun fadig to spines. Slight wear to panel edges, with surface wear also evident. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Some light, scattered foxing to prelims and terminal leaves. Remains quite well-preserved overall.

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        The Professor. A Tale

      London, Smith Elder and Co, 1857., 1857. FIRST EDITION, Publisher's original cloth; the second binding (i.e two volumes bound as one), following the two volume purple cloth. This copy including both catalogues bound at rear; the 8-page adverts for the Uniform Edition, plus the publisher's 16-page April 1859. Scarce. Binding blocked in gilt to spine, tooled in blind to upper, yellow coated endpapers, bookseller ticket to rear. Showing only light wear, with a little fraying to cloth at tips, discreet owner name to flyleaf. A near fine copy, housed in a collector's leather-spined clamshell box. Charlotte Bronte's first completed novel, but her last to be published, posthumously in 1857. The 'Professor' of the title escapes from a humiliating clerkship in a Yorkshire mill to find work as a teacher in Belgium, where he falls in love with an impoverished student-teacher, regarded as the author's most realistic feminist heroine. This novel endures today as both a harbinger of Bronte's later fiction and a compelling read in its own right. Smith [7], Symington p.40.

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        Elementos De La Filosofia Del Derecho O Curso De Derecho Natural.

      1857 - Bachiller y Morales, Antonio [1812-1889]. Elementos De La Filosofia Del Derecho O Curso De Derecho Natural. Havana: Imprenta del Tiempo, 1857. xiii, 164, [2] pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary tree sheep, raised bands, gilt ornaments and red and black lettering pieces to spine, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, minor wear to spine ends and corners, a few minor scuffs to boards, faint tape residue near foot of spine, front hinge cracked. Moderate browning and light foxing to text, internally clean. A nice copy. * Only edition. This is a thirty-lesson course on the philosophy of law by an essential figure in Cuban culture and Cuban bibliography (Cuba's Librarian Day is celebrated on his birthday). He studied at the Seminary of San Carlos and earned degrees in civil and canon law at the University of Havana, where he became dean of the Faculty of Philosophy. Jose Marti wrote that talking to Bachiller y Morales was like having access to the library in Alexandria. OCLC locates 13 copies, 8 in North America, 2 of them in law libraries (Harvard and Notre Dame). Not in the British Museum Catalogue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Professor. A Tale

      London, Smith Elder and Co, 1857., 1857. FIRST EDITION, Publisher's original cloth; the second binding (i.e two volumes bound as one), following the two volume purple cloth. This copy including both catalogues bound at rear; the 8-page adverts for the Uniform Edition, plus the publisher's 16-page April 1859. Scarce. Binding blocked in gilt to spine, tooled in blind to upper, yellow coated endpapers, bookseller ticket to rear. Showing only light wear, with a little fraying to cloth at tips, discreet owner name to flyleaf. A near fine copy, housed in a collector's leather-spined clamshell box. Charlotte Bronte's first completed novel, but her last to be published, posthumously in 1857. The 'Professor' of the title escapes from a humiliating clerkship in a Yorkshire mill to find work as a teacher in Belgium, where he falls in love with an impoverished student-teacher, regarded as the author's most realistic feminist heroine. This novel endures today as both a harbinger of Bronte's later fiction and a compelling read in its own right. Smith [7], Symington p.40.

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        MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA ; Including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa.

      London. John Murray 1857 - Classic First Edition. Most attractive copy. Complete with folding black & white Frontis., plates & folding Maps (large one in end pocket) vi + 711pps. + 8pps. (Some mild foxing) Thick Demy 8vo. Original blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered gilt (small spine nick otherwise a truly striking example !) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA CORSE ET SON AVENIR. Ouvrage dédié à M. Conneau, premier médecin de sa majesté l'Empereur

      - (500) AUTEUR: JEAN DE LA ROCCA. TITRE: LA CORSE ET SON AVENIR. Ouvrage dédié à M. Conneau, premier médecin de sa majesté l'Empereur LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Paris, HENRI PLON, 1857. Rare édition originale. COLLATION: 3 ff. 500 pages (complet) FORMAT: In-8 (14 x 22 cm) RELIURE: Reliure en demi-cuir (chagrin rouge). Dos nervé, doré du titre et de caissons fleuronnés. Ce livre de prix est orné d'un médaillon ex-dono doré au centre du plat supérieur Ecole Professionnelle de Vincennes. ILLUSTRATIONS: Sans. 3 tableaux rempliés (1 feuillet: Tableau des analyses des différentes rivières, 3 feuillets: Etat des Forêts au mois de juin 1848, 1 feuillet: Etat des Routes forestières de la Corse). ETAT: Infimes frottements aux coiffes & mors. Coins de plats un peu émoussés. Certaines pages sont un brin roussies. Rousseurs assez éparses sur les pages, lisibilité du texte correcte. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME: Très rare & intéressant ouvrage dans lequel M. Jean de la Rocca, conseiller général, examine le passé, le présent et l'avenir de la Corse, au point de vue de l'agriculture, de l'industrie, du commerce, des routes, des institutions de crédit, etc., etc. POIDS: 760 g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Practical Housekeeper: A Cyclopedia of Domestic Economy

      Stringer & Townsend, New York 1857 - Embraces Domestic education, The house & its furniture, Duties of the Mistress, Duties of the servant, The store room & marketing, Care of children & their food, The table & attendance, The art of cookery.Some minor staining on a few leaves. Lacks one leaf of index, which has been supplied in facsimile. Ex-libris Lucille Fillin Cookbook Collection. Lowenstein 743 Illus. with 500 wood engravings. Small 4to, 599p., handsome modern binding, 3/4 leather over marbled boards, new endpapers. New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1857. A near fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        REPORT Of An OPERATION For REMOVING A FOREIGN BODY From BENEATH The HEART. Published by the San Francisco County Midico Chirugical Association as a Additional Paper to its Transactions for the year 1857

      San Francisco:: Whitton Towne & Co., Printers and Publishers,. 1857.. 8-7/8" x 5-3/4". 1st printing (Cordasco 50-0405; Cowan II, p. 143; Greenwood 813). 9, [1 (blank)] pp. Old print-out of an ABE book listing laid-in.. Modern marbled paper wrappers.. Light, old faded evidence of damping, mostly in margins. Foxing. A. VG copy.. Cooper a renowned physician of his day, founder of the first medical college on the Pacific Coast, at the University of the Pacific. This paper describes a 'daring' procedure wherein Cooper removed a 'slug of iron' from one B. T. Beal of Springfield, Tuolumne County. Seems Mr Beal, and a few friends, "in a frolicksome mood, resolved to burst an old gun, and accordingly loaded it with about eighteen inches of powder, to which they connected a slow match and then endeavored to seek security by flight." He failed. The 'slug of iron' entered Mr Beal below the left armpit and lodged under his heart 'upon the vertical column', where it remained for 74 days until Dr Cooper removed it. The patient recovered, said improvement in health to such a degree "as not to be recognized by medical men present at the operation". & & No copies at auction these last 30+ years [per ABPC & Am Ex]; we know of one copy sold a couple years ago through the trade. & & A rare item, known as one of the earliest published accounts of a California surgical procedure.

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        HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL INFORMATION RESPECTING THE HISTORY, CONDITION, AND PROSPECTS OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF THE UNITED STATES.

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, Gambo & Co. [vols. 1, 3, 4] or J.B. Lippincott & Co. [vols. 2, 5, 6], 1851-1857. - Six volumes. Half titles. Steel-engraved additional titles in volumes I-V; steel-engraved portrait of Schoolcraft in front of volume VI; folding letterpress table; 329 engraved or lithographed plates, plans, and maps after Seth Eastman and others (including the "Map of Kansas River," plate 43, p.159, vol. I, not found in later issues), some tinted, handcolored, or chromolithographed. Volume II extra-illustrated with four engravings of Joseph Brant, ten engravings or woodcuts of places and individuals connected with the Mohawks, two photographs and four manuscript letters. Quarto. Expertly bound to style in half dark purple morocco over period purple cloth covered boards, spines gilt. Very good. Provenance: Dennis R. Alward (1830-1892, recipient of the manuscript letters bound in). A fine set of the first edition of Henry Schoolcraft's masterpiece. This work is the most extensive work on American Indians published in the 19th century, containing "a vast mass of really valuable information" (Field), and a cornerstone of any collection of ethnological studies on America. This copy extra- illustrated with original manuscript material as well as photographs and engravings related to the Indians of Brantford, Ontario. The first edition of one of the most important and massive works concerning the American Indian, a foundation stone of ethnological studies in America, and by far the most extensive single work on the American Indian issued in the 19th century. Schoolcraft, the general editor, was commissioner of Indian Affairs for many years, and in an unparalleled position to assemble the data presented herein. Field, while criticizing the general layout of the work, says it contains "a vast mass of really valuable material. It has indeed performed a very important service for Indian history, in collecting and preserving an immense amount of historical data. Vocabularies of Indian languages, grammatical analyses, legends of various tribes, biographies of chiefs and warriors, narratives of captivities, histories of Indian wars, emigrations and theories of their origin, are all related and blended.a very large number of beautiful steel engravings, representative of some phase of Indian life and customs, are contained in the work." In fact, the volumes contain some 336 illustrations, many of them steel engravings after artist Seth Eastman, most of which do not appear elsewhere. "No two people will probably agree which plates, among several hundred, are to be regarded as colored because the use of tinting is very skillful and most varied. The editor feels that only about 70, more than half in the first volume, are truly colored plates but he freely admits that the effect of coloring (as distinct from specific color) is very general throughout, though the black and white illustrations probably outnumber the others. It is said that the comparatively numerous colored plates of the first volume are all to be found, in colored state, in only a few copies" - Bennett. The copy in hand would appear to be one of the few coloured copies. Only fourteen illustrations in the first volume of this set have no color or tint. There are many plates (and some maps in the second through sixth volumes) which have been handsomely and expertly colored (often by hand, some partially so) throughout the set, but most frequently in the first volume. This set has been extra-illustrated in the second volume by Dennis R. Alward, the recipient of three of the tipped in letters. The two photographs show monuments of Mohawk chief Joseph Brant and are mounted on cards from the Park & Co. studio in Brantford, Ontario. The engravings show related persons (including a portrait of Red Jacket) and places. The letters include a lengthy letter from William C. Bryant, discussing Eva Johnson, daughter of Mohawk Chief George Johnson, as well as the Mohawk Indian Loft sisters (Sa-sa-na and You-we-ga), the elder of whom was tragically killed by a runaway freight train in 1852. Also

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        Narrative of the Defence of Kars, Historical and Military. From Authentic Documents, and from Notes taken by the Several Officers serving on the Staff of Her Majesty's Commissioner with the Ottoman Army in Asia Minor. Illustrated by Lieut.-Colonel C. Tees

      London: Richard Bentley, 1857. Pp. xx, 344. five tinted lithographs, folding colour lithographed map, large double folding tinted lithograph view of the town mounted on a tab. Full calf binding, gilt framed, ornate gilt spine, gilt-stamped leather spine label, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Inscribed on the front blank from S.K. Mainwaring, Eton Election 1861. Covers very lightly scuffed, foxing to the map, small oval embossed stamp in the white space on both folding plates of the Topographical Statistical Depot, War Department, otherwise a very good copy, handsome on the shelf.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. Book.

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        Omphalos: An Attempt to Untie the Geological Knot. Presentation copy.

      London: John Van Voorst, 1857.. First edition. Fifty-six illustrations on wood. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 inches), pages: xiii:[1]:376:[6, advertisments]. Original blind-stamped dark green pebble-grain cloth. The very tip of the upper fore-corner of the upper cover rubbed, some foxing to title and endpapers, else a beautiful copy of Gosse's rarest work. Inscribed on the verso of the front free endpaper to [ the 3 initials indistinct] "....Kesselmeyer with the compliments of the Author". The ink of the inscription now very faded or almost erased.Gosse's most famous work in which he attempts to explain evidence of the earth's geological age with Creationism. The book was very controversial, sold few copies and had almost no supporters. Charles Kingsley refused to review it, writing to Gosse "I cannot... believe that God has written on the rocks one enormous and superfluous lie for all mankind"; the Natural History Review did "predict that its conclusions will not be accepted as probable by one in ten thousand readers" and his son Edmund, writing in "Father and Son" - "Never was a book cast upon the waters with greater anticipation of success than was this curious, this obstinate, this fanatical volume... He offered it with a glowing gesture to atheists and Christians alike. This was to be a universal panacea; this the system of intellectual therapeutics which could not but heal all the maladies of the age. But alas, atheists and Christians alike looked at it and laughed, and threw it away". So few copies sold that the publisher's, thinking the obscure title was at fault [Omphalos, Greek for navel; Gosse believing that Adam had a navel), rebound the copies with a new title "Creation" but the title was not the problem and the edition was pulped as waste paper.The book gave rise to the term "Omphalos Hypothesis": that the world and everything in it could have been created at any time, even mere moments ago.Very rare.

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        Elementos De La Filosofia Del Derecho O Curso De Derecho Natural

      1857. Bachiller y Morales, Antonio [1812-1889]. Elementos De La Filosofia Del Derecho O Curso De Derecho Natural. Havana: Imprenta del Tiempo, 1857. xiii, 164, [2] pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary tree sheep, raised bands, gilt ornaments and red and black lettering pieces to spine, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, minor wear to spine ends and corners, a few minor scuffs to boards, faint tape residue near foot of spine, front hinge cracked. Moderate browning and light foxing to text, internally clean. A nice copy. * Only edition. This is a thirty-lesson course on the philosophy of law by an essential figure in Cuban culture and Cuban bibliography (Cuba's Librarian Day is celebrated on his birthday). He studied at the Seminary of San Carlos and earned degrees in civil and canon law at the University of Havana, where he became dean of the Faculty of Philosophy. Jose Marti wrote that talking to Bachiller y Morales was like having access to the library in Alexandria. OCLC locates 13 copies, 8 in North America, 2 of them in law libraries (Harvard and Notre Dame). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Hudson's Bay Company. Speech of Edward Ellice, Esq., M.P./ (St. Andrew's, &C, &C.) In the House of Commons, on Thursday, February 5, 1857. On the Motion of Mr. Labouchere for Appointment of a Select Committee "To Consider the State of Those British Possesions in North America Which Are Under the Administration of the Hudson's Bay Company, or Over Which They / Posses a Licence to Trade."

      [London]: Great Britain. House of Commons 1857. (Broadside) 1 sheet. Fine. Sheet (25.2 x 32cm.) with approximately 180 lines of text in 3 columns. Not in Peel. Edward Ellice (1781-1863) was an English merchant, and politician, who was active in bringing about the union of the NorthWest Company and the Hudson's Bay Company in 1821. An HBC Company executive for whom Fort Ellice was named, states here, that in his opinion the porposed Committee of Inquiry is necessary due to the uninformed opinions of other Members of Parliament. Edited and arranged by Edward Ellice. Series: Great Britain Colonial Office..

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        REPORT Of An OPERATION For REMOVING A FOREIGN BODY From BENEATH The HEART. Published by the San Francisco County Midico Chirugical Association as a Additional Paper to its Transactions for the year 1857.

      Whitton Towne & Co., Printers and Publishers,, San Francisco: 1857 - Cooper a renowned physician of his day, founder of the first medical college on the Pacific Coast, at the University of the Pacific. This paper describes a 'daring' procedure wherein Cooper removed a 'slug of iron' from one B. T. Beal of Springfield, Tuolumne County. Seems Mr Beal, and a few friends, "in a frolicksome mood, resolved to burst an old gun, and accordingly loaded it with about eighteen inches of powder, to which they connected a slow match and then endeavored to seek security by flight." He failed. The 'slug of iron' entered Mr Beal below the left armpit and lodged under his heart 'upon the vertical column', where it remained for 74 days until Dr Cooper removed it. The patient recovered, said improvement in health to such a degree "as not to be recognized by medical men present at the operation". No copies at auction these last 30+ years [per ABPC & Am Ex]; we know of one copy sold a couple years ago through the trade. A rare item, known as one of the earliest published accounts of a California surgical procedure. Light, old faded evidence of damping, mostly in margins. Foxing. A VG copy. 8-7/8" x 5-3/4". 1st printing (Cordasco 50-0405; Cowan II, p. 143; Greenwood 813). 9, [1 (blank)] pp. Old print-out of an ABE book listing laid-in. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Oregon: Comprising a Brief History and Full Description of the Territories of Oregon and Washington

      Chicago, IL: Chas. Scott & Co.. Very Good. 1857. First Edition. Original cloth. A handsome First Edition in Very Good condition with bumped corners, chipped spine head, rubbed extremities, light scattered soiling, andex-library markings. Original decorative brown cloth, title in gilt; Chicago Pre-Fire Imprints 229. Byrd 2566. Howes A318. Graff 87: "The author was a government surveyor for three years in Oregon." Contains material on the Willamette Valley, coast mountains, Puget Sound, Vancouver Island, eastern and middle Oregon, Indian tribes, and the Indian war. Wagner-Camp Becker 283A: "...Armstrong concludes the work with brief vocabularies of Chinook Jargon and the Nootka dialect." ; Ex-Library .

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        COLECCIÓN DE REALES ORDENES Y DISPOSICIONES DE LAS AUTORIDADES SUPERIORES DE LA ISLA DE CUBA.

      - Habana, 1857. Imprenta del Gobierno y Capitanía General por S.M. 511pp. 22x16cm. Plena piel con riveteado y dorados. Disposiciones generales 1854 y 55. HISTORIA

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        Little Dorrit

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1857 - Charles Dickens' "Little Dorrit". First edition, first state. Published by Bradbury & Evans, London, 1857. Illustrated by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). First edition point BB2 marked "B2" (p. 371). Measures 5.5" x 8.5", 625 pp. The book is in fair to good condition. Rebound in contemporary calf over marbled boards with new endpapers and paste-downs. Wear and scuffing to the boards with edges worn to the cardboard. Previous owner's signatures on the front endpaper and paste-down with sticker remnant on paste-down. Toning and scattered spotting throughout the book. The plate at pages 36-7 is loose. The binding is cracked at numerous points throughout. Charles Dicken's "Little Dorrit" is a satirical commentary on society and government in England. Centering on debtor's prisons and rigid social structure, it is the fictional account of Amy Dorrit and her family's struggles and triumphs. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store.We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(D8-36) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ernestoic Books]
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        1857-58 13 Vols Works of THOMAS CARLYLE

      58 - London - Chapman and Hall, 1857 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A great collection of Carlyle's works, including his famous political text on the French Revolution. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. In Thirteen Volumes. Several of the Volumes have unopened pages. Several of the Volumes have a Bone & Son bookbinder's label to the rear pastedown. This set includes The French Revolution, Critcal and Miscellaenous Essays, Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, Chartism, Past and Present, Translations from the German, Musaeus, Tieck, Richter, Sartor Resartus, Lectures on Heroes, Friedrich Schiller, andJohn Sterling. With the armorial bookplate of S. F. Widdrington to the front pastedowns. Shallcross Fitzherbert Jacson was the nephew of Samuel Edward Widdrington (17871856) the writer on Spain. He inherited his estates and name. Condition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. Several of the hinges are just starting, but still firm. The rear hingeof volume 1 of the French Revoution israther weak. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some mild bumping,and slight marks. Internally the pages have slight browning and the occasional spot, prominent to the first and last few pages only. With slightly browned tidemarks to the first four leaves of volume 2 of Miscelleaneous Essays only. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Ernst der Fromme, Herzog von Gotha, nach seinem Leben und Wirken dargestellt in Wort und Bild

      Leipzig, Weigel 1857. 27 cm. 8, (2), 102 Seiten mit 32 Holzstichtafeln nach Zeichnungen von Johann Gottfried Flegel. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel - Rümann, 19. Jh. 388 - BBKL I, 1537ff - Volkstümliche Lebensbeschreibung des für seine Zeit vorbildlichen Regenten, dessen Leistungen in den Nachfolgerstaaten seines Territoriums noch bis ins 19. Jahrhundert spürbar waren (NDB IV, 623). Schönes Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Königin Maria von Hannover, geb. von Sachsen-Altenburg, Ehefrau Georgs V. von Hannover. Auf dem Vorderdeckel goldgeprägtes Wappen-Supralibros "M. R." (Maria Regina), bekrönt. Auf der Titelrückseite Allianz-Wappenstempel von Hannover und Sachsen-Altenburg. -

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        LA COCINA MODERNA, SEGUN LA ESCUELA FRANCESA Y ESPAÑOLA. Estudios prácticos sobre este arte, según los adelantos de la época. Obra dedicada a la Excma. Sra. Condesa de Campo de Alange, Marquesa de Villa-Campo. Ilustrada con profusión de planchas litografiadas, representando algunos utensilios y trabajos cuyos dibujos son tomados a la vista de objetos hechos por los autores para el mismo fin

      - Madrid, Imp. de El Blasón, 1857-58, 2 tomos de 30x21 cm., encuadernados en 1 volumen en holandesa, 270 págs.+ 1 h.+ 18 láminas y 356 págs.+ 21 láminas. (Muy buen ejemplar, solo con ligeras manchas de óxido en la 1ª y tres últimas hojas)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bra]
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        JESSIE PHILLIPS.

      - A tale of the present day. Pp. viii+352, engraved frontispiece portrait [by J. Browne] with tissue guard, plus 11 plates by Leech; red cloth, boards decorated in blind, slightly soiled, corners a trifle bruised, rebacked, with all but the extremities of the original gilt lettered and decorated spine laid down; top edges uncut, a few leaves carelessly opened; hinges strengthened, book of German artist Fritz Reiss (1857-1915) on upper pastedown, plus his inked signature (dated 1883) on the upper free endpaper, scattered light foxing and occasional slight soiling, a few small edge chips or splits; Henry Colburn, London, 1844. First book edition in one volume, variant cloth. Sadleir 3223b [calling for sage green cloth]; Wolff 6814a. *Lacking the sixteen pages of advertisements at end called for by Wolff. Originally published in three volumes in 1843. Wolff notes that the sub-title of the book edition differs from that of the part edition (which was sub-titled 'A tale of the new poor-law'). He adds that 'There may well be some significance in this deliberate broadening of the social attack away from the enactment toward conditions generally'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Diamond Atlas... The Eastern & The Western Hemisphere. 2 volumes

      New York: Gaston, 1857. hardcover. very good. With Descriptions of All Countries: Exhibiting their Actual and Comparative Extent, and their Present Political Divisions, Founded on the most Recent Discoveries and Rectifications. Extra engraved title pages. Illustrated with 85 hand colored engraved maps, 2 double-page. Short thick 4to (7.5 x 7 inches), original gilt-stamped decorative red leather, a.e.g. (leather is a bit worn at edges; neat repairs to hinges and joints on both volumes; light dampstains in margins on Western volume with some occasional staining). New York: Samuel N. Gaston, 1857. A very good copy in the original charming binding.

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