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        BEKHTEREV AND HIS LEGACY]

      - Two items related to Vladimir Bekhterev (1857-1927), the prominent Russian neurologist, the founder of modern objective psychology as well as the founder of one of the first institutes to specialize in psychiatry and psychology: 23.1. Album with 16 photomontage leaves. [Leningrad: State Institute of Medical Knowledge, 1927]. 24,5x30,4 cm (binding), ca. 19x27 cm (all differ). Offset printing on regular paper. In cardboards with printed on the front board «State Institute of Medical Knowledge», «1927» and the bowl of Hygieia. Cardboards rubbed with tears, some plates are detached from the pages. Otherwise very good. The collection of 16 plates with many photographs of the workplace and people at the State Institute of Medical Knowledge. It was founded in 1907 (and existed until 2011) by one of the greatest Russian scientists, Vladimir Bekhterev (1857-1927). It was originally a psychoneurological institute, the world's first scientific center for the comprehensive study of a man and the scientific development of psychology, psychiatry, neurology. The institute at the same time was set to be an educational institution. To work in the institute Bekhterev attracted the best professors of St. Petersburg. Honorary members of the Institute were L.N. Tolstoy, I.I. Mechnikov, Bekhterev himself, Chairman of the Council of Ministers V. N. Kokovtsov, French scientist J. d'Arsonval, artist I.E. Repin. In 1920, thanks to the efforts of Bekhterev medical faculty was granted the status of an independent university and became known as the State Institute of Medical Knowledge (GIMZ). The first rectors of the GIMZ were Bekhterev's students, and the scientist himself was an honorary rector and head of the department of reflexology with a clinic of nervous diseases. The Institute had 36 departments with 150 teachers, 35 of them professors. At the only general faculty at that time, 1800 students were enrolled. Here in 1927 on the initiative of professor N.I. Petrova was founded Scientific and Practical Cancer Institute of the Leningrad. Provincial Health Department - the first in the country research institute of this profile. The first plate bears portrait of Bekhterev and other officials of the institute (like first rector A.V. Gerver) as well as buildings of the institute (he created multiple institutions inside his institute, more than anyone else). Other plates show auditoriums, laboratories, clinics, professors and students, patients and even process of their examination. One more plate show two photos of Bekterev in psychiatric clinic: one most likely during hypnosis session and another with colleagues. In 1930, the Institute was renamed and became the Second Leningrad Medical Institute (2nd LMI). 23.2. Folder with 20 oblong photomontage leaves on photographic paper. [St. Petersburg, 1932]. 22x27,5 cm. Near fine. Two sheets with small tears, [pl.1] lacking two tiny pieces. Back side of each plate with traces of glue (used to be glued in an album). This collection of plates is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Second Leningrad Medical Institute. Each plate has an extraordinary photomontage using photographs of employees and students of departments (with captions), rooms and labs, equipment and medical objects such as thermometer, test-tubes, scalpel, syringe, bottles and pills, etc. (and even human bones and dissected frog). The first plate is featuring photographs of Institute's building, Bekhterev's photograph and photographs of other officials. Other plates dedicated to departments of normal anatomy, normal physiology, organic and inorganic chemistry, pathological physiology, forensic medicine, professional hygiene, social hygiene; clinic of ear, throat and nose, gynecological clinic, clinic of eye diseases, psychiatry clinic, clinic of infectious diseases, and other. Portraits of professors are of definite value as well like F.E. Tur, N.V. Belogolovov, Y.B. Zel'dovich, G.G. Genter, and others. Both items are unique survivals of the t

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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 Young and covers the Vegetable World. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GRANDE ILLUSTRAZIONE DEL LOMBARDO-VENETO ossia storia delle città, dei borghi, comuni, castelli, ecc. fino ai tempi moderni per cura di letterati italiani compilata da L. Gualtieri Conte di Brenna e diretta da Cesare Cantù

      Milano Tranquillo Ronchi (poi Corona e Caimi) 1857 - 1861 6 volumi in 8° Pagine 839 + 8 + 830 + 1244 + 1014 + 1091 + 791 Legature coeve uniformi in mezza percalina con angoli. Dorsi in pelle marrone con titoli e fregi in oro impressi. Conservati i 6 frontespizi allegorici incisi in xilografia. Presenti tutte e 4 le piante di città (Milano Padova, Mantova e Venezia) Numerosissime incisioni xilografiche intercalate nel testo e fuori testo. Lievissime e sporadiche fioriture. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione di opera monumentale e ancora oggi ricercata per la quantita' di informazioni storiche, statistiche, demografiche, economche, folkloriche, artistiche e topografiche riguardanti l'alta Italia. Ogni provincia viene descritta dettagliatamente a partire dal capoluogo fino a tutti i centri minori che la compongono. Notevole, inoltre, l'aspetto vedutistico, che risulta una delle maggiori fonti documentarie del tempo soprattutto per quanto concerne la provincia e le zone solitamente meno privilegiate dal punto di vista iconografico. ll primo volume contiene la descrizione del territorio di Milano e Pavia, il secondo di Venezia e Belluno, il terzo di Brescia, Cremona e Como, il quarto di Padova, Verona e Vicenza, il primo volume del quinto tomo di Valtellina, Mantova, Lodi, Bergamo e Crema, il secondo volume del quinto tomo di Rovigo, Udine e Treviso. Cfr: Cremonini, 164. Catalogo Hoepli, 593: Opera delle piu' interessanti e compiute per quel tempo, che illustra le regioni del Lombardo-Veneto sotto tutti gli aspetti, storico, artistico, culturale, folcloristico, demografico, economico, ricca di molte tabelle e statistiche. Famiglia Meneghina, 584.

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        Little Dorrit

      London: Bradbury and Evans 1857 - Bradbury and Evans, 1857. 38 plates by Hablot K. Browne [Phiz], foxing to the plates and in the margins of the text, original printed front cover bound in. A good copy. 8” and 625pp. Errata listed after list of plates on xvi. All of the Walter Smith first issue points present for the first issue. Namely: •              (ix), Chap XII – p97 - title not hyphenated in text •              xi, Chap VIII – p385 - “It Never Does” not in quotes in text •              xii, Chap. XXIII – “Mrs Flintwinch” here, but “Mistress Affery” in text; also comma after “promise” here but not in text •              xii, Chap. XXI – title not hyphenated in text •              (xiii), entry 19 – caption on illustration has dash after “Pensioner” •              35, 5 lines up – some words “struggledtoexpress” are closely spaced •              50, 13 lines up – spacing is be off in “po litical” •              (97) – no headline or page number •              114, line 7 – single quote followed by period (full stop) instead of 2 quotes or double quotes before “Mr” •              197, 14 lines up – capital “W” in “When” •              200, 6 lines up – no end quotes for those preceding “very” •              216, line 26 – initial quotes outside parenthesis •              232, line 1 – line ends with single not double quotes •              265, line 18 – “fidgetty” •              317, line 27 – for “William” read “Frederick” (Dickens errata) •              342, line 30 – “chimnies” •              360, line 6 – “diceing” •              371 – signature 2B2 is printed B2 (corrected in later copies) •              377, 7 lines up – quotes missing before “Because” •              456, 7 lines up “a” missing after “into” •              470, 8 lines up – single end quote rather than double •              467 – 474 – for 'Rigaud' read  'Blandois'. (Dicken’s Errata) •              NO errata slip inserted p481. •              Three line errata footnote of plate list.   Size: 8vo.     Condition Report Externally Spine – fair to good condition – gilt titles to green label, cap is damaged with some loss. Joints – good condition. Corners – good condition – gentle wear. Boards – good condition – some marks. Page edges – good condition – marbled. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – solid. Front paste down – good condition – marbled. Front free end paper – good condition – marbled. Title – good condition – foxed. Pages – good condition – many of the plates foxed, some quite badly – which is usual for these editions. Binding – good condition. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1857 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Madame Bovary. Moeurs de province (4 volumes in 2)

      Naumbourg, à l’expédition de la bibliothèque choisie (L. Garcke) 1857 - 4 volumes in 2 banden: 160+160+160+204pp.; gemarmerd papier. Compris dans la pagination de la dernière partie : Offland, d’Alexandre Dumas fils (p. 67-94); et L’As de trèfle par H. Gourdon de Genouillac (p.97-204); Foxing; Naam reliefstempeltje op enkele pagaina's. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [BEKHTEREV AND HIS LEGACY]

      Two items related to Vladimir Bekhterev (1857-1927), the prominent Russian neurologist, the founder of modern objective psychology as well as the founder of one of the first institutes to specialize in psychiatry and psychology: 23.1. Album with 16 photomontage leaves. [Leningrad: State Institute of Medical Knowledge, 1927]. 24,5x30,4 cm (binding), ca. 19x27 cm (all differ). Offset printing on regular paper. In cardboards with printed on the front board «State Institute of Medical Knowledge», «1927» and the bowl of Hygieia. Cardboards rubbed with tears, some plates are detached from the pages. Otherwise very good. The collection of 16 plates with many photographs of the workplace and people at the State Institute of Medical Knowledge. It was founded in 1907 (and existed until 2011) by one of the greatest Russian scientists, Vladimir Bekhterev (1857-1927). It was originally a psychoneurological institute, the world's first scientific center for the comprehensive study of a man and the scientific development of psychology, psychiatry, neurology. The institute at the same time was set to be an educational institution. To work in the institute Bekhterev attracted the best professors of St. Petersburg. Honorary members of the Institute were L.N. Tolstoy, I.I. Mechnikov, Bekhterev himself, Chairman of the Council of Ministers V. N. Kokovtsov, French scientist J. d'Arsonval, artist I.E. Repin. In 1920, thanks to the efforts of Bekhterev medical faculty was granted the status of an independent university and became known as the State Institute of Medical Knowledge (GIMZ). The first rectors of the GIMZ were Bekhterev's students, and the scientist himself was an honorary rector and head of the department of reflexology with a clinic of nervous diseases. The Institute had 36 departments with 150 teachers, 35 of them professors. At the only general faculty at that time, 1800 students were enrolled. Here in 1927 on the initiative of professor N.I. Petrova was founded Scientific and Practical Cancer Institute of the Leningrad. Provincial Health Department - the first in the country research institute of this profile. The first plate bears portrait of Bekhterev and other officials of the institute (like first rector A.V. Gerver) as well as buildings of the institute (he created multiple institutions inside his institute, more than anyone else). Other plates show auditoriums, laboratories, clinics, professors and students, patients and even process of their examination. One more plate show two photos of Bekterev in psychiatric clinic: one most likely during hypnosis session and another with colleagues. In 1930, the Institute was renamed and became the Second Leningrad Medical Institute (2nd LMI). 23.2. Folder with 20 oblong photomontage leaves on photographic paper. [St. Petersburg, 1932]. 22x27,5 cm. Near fine. Two sheets with small tears, [pl.1] lacking two tiny pieces. Back side of each plate with traces of glue (used to be glued in an album). This collection of plates is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Second Leningrad Medical Institute. Each plate has an extraordinary photomontage using photographs of employees and students of departments (with captions), rooms and labs, equipment and medical objects such as thermometer, test-tubes, scalpel, syringe, bottles and pills, etc. (and even human bones and dissected frog). The first plate is featuring photographs of Institute's building, Bekhterev's photograph and photographs of other officials. Other plates dedicated to departments of normal anatomy, normal physiology, organic and inorganic chemistry, pathological physiology, forensic medicine, professional hygiene, social hygiene; clinic of ear, throat and nose, gynecological clinic, clinic of eye diseases, psychiatry clinic, clinic of infectious diseases, and other. Portraits of professors are of definite value as well like F.E. Tur, N.V. Belogolovov, Y.B. Zel'dovich, G.G. Genter, and others. Both items are unique survivals of the time. After Bekhterev's sudden death in 1927 (there has been rumours of poisoning), his name was removed from Soviet textbooks.

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        Report of the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey. Volumes I & II. With two copies of Volume I. 4 Volumes in 3

      Washington. A. O. P Nicholson & C.Wendell. 1857,1859. - 1st. edition. Original embossed black cloth. Bindings G+ to VG-. Content VG- & VG. condition. 11"X8" 4 volumes in 3. Two copies of Vol.I. Senate issue. 34th.Congress 1st.Session. Ex. Doc. 108. Both copies in VG- cond. with some foxing to a few plates. As usual, each is missing a few plates(very few). One copy is missing one stone engraving(Falls of the Rio Salado) and one steel engraving(Las Isletas, falls of Presido Rio Grande). The other copy is missing 3 stone engravings(The plaza church at El Paso-Yumas-Co co pas) & pages 107-110. The two volumes together provide all plates ever published, and all maps in VG. condition(The first copy mentioned above, has a tear to one map, but without loss of print or paper). Vol.II. is House Issue. Ex. Doc.135 (Identical to Senate issue), it contains two parts sometimes issued in two volumes. The content of this Volume is VG. with virtually no foxing/browning. Part I. is Botany and Part II. is Zoology. Part I.(Botany:270pp.+61plates-Cactaceae:78pp.+75plates). Part II.(Mammals: 62pp.+27plates-Birds:33pp.+25 beautifully colored plates [fine] -Reptiles: 35pp.+41plates-Fishes:87pp.+41plates). See Wagner Camp for additional details. A TOTAL OF 4 VOLUMES IN 3. Pagination: Vol.I. xvi,258,1,174,21plates. Vol.II. PartI. 270, 61plates,78,75plates. PartII. 217,134plates(in 4 sections). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta di no. 40. vedute antiche e moderne della città die Roma e sue vicinanze. Incise da Morel, Aquoroni, Parboni, ed altri celebri bulini.

      Roma, Presso Agapito Franzetti. 1857 - Ca. 28,5 x 44 cm. Gestochenes Titelblatt, 40 Kupferstiche mit Ansichten. Blaue, bedruckte Original-Broschur. Die Kupferstiche im Platten-Format von ca. 18,5 x 24 cm. Einband an den Ecken bestoßen, erste Blätter mit stärkerem Wasserrand im breitem weißen Papier, teils etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Recherches sur le système monétaire de saint Louis.

      Paris, Imprimerie impériale 1857 - in-4, [4]-251 pp., index, demi-chagrin marine, dos à nerfs fleurdelisé, simple filet à froid sur les plats, tranches mouchetées (rel. un peu postérieure). Accrocs à plusieurs nerfs, mais bon exemplaire. Unique édition, peu commune, de ce travail précurseur sur les finances royales médiévales. - C'est en 1854 que Jean-Noêl dit Natalis de Wailly (1805-1886) fut nommé au Cabinet des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Impériale, et il demeura à ce poste jusqu'à sa mort, abattant un travail considérable, notamment pour l'indexation et le classement. Relié à la suite : WAILLY : Notice sur six manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Nationale contenant le texte de Geoffroi de Ville-Hardouin. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1872, [4]-144 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated History of The War Against Russia

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

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        Little Dorrit

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1857. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (220 x 147 mm). Contemporary half morocco, raised bands to spine with gilt decoration, marbled sides, endpapers and edges. Frontispiece, engraved title, 38 plates, 8 of which are "dark plates", all by H. K. Browne (Phiz). Wear to sides and spine, scuffing to tips, plates slightly foxed with occasional offsetting, light foxing to text block. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, in book form with all points of first issue, as per Smith. Originally published in monthly parts from December 1855 to June 1857, this edition is bound from parts and there is some evidence of stab-marks in gutter-margins.

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        Australian Album 1857

      Sydney, J.R. Clarke, Music Publisher ('Allan & Wigley, Lith. Printers'), 1857. Large quarto, [v] leaves (all with either recto or verso blank), comprising the frontispiece (a portrait of the visiting Austrian violinist Miska Hauser), pictorial title, dedication, preface, and contents, plus eight separately printed pieces of sheet music (for piano) with pictorial covers (one in colour); there is a blank leaf between each piece. With the exception of the preface and contents leaf, all text and illustrations are lithographed. Gilt-pictorial blue watered cloth (featuring the title within a large floral garland; the same design is stamped in blind on the rear cover); all edges gilt; cloth a little marked and worn at the extremities, with minor loss to the head and foot of the spine; endpapers and first and last pages a little foxed; most pages are offset; a very good copy, with the contents in excellent condition. The contemporary gift inscription to 'Margery C Metcalfe / from / Wm H M / Jany 1st 1857' is written in ink on the flyleaf. The artwork is by Edmund Thomas (1827-1867); the ten plates include three portraits and scenic views of Sydney Heads, Rose Bay, and the North Shore, as well as 'Allan Cunningham's Monument in the Botanic Gardens'. The pieces are BOULANGER, E.D.: The Last Rose of Summer (12 pages); HAUSER, Miska: Australian Flowers (8 pages); MARSH, S.H. (with poetry by Mrs HEMANS): Far o'er the Sea (10 pages); HAUSER, Miska: The Bird upon the Tree (12 pages); MARSH, Henry: The Pic Nic Polka (8 pages); ELLARD, Frederic: Morceau de Salon Lucrezia (12 pages); STANLEY, William: The Rose Bay Quadrilles (8 pages); and ALARY, G.: Variations (8 pages). The pagination includes the cover artwork in each case. The preface, dated December 1856, is by a very young Frank Fowler (1833-1863), journalist and author: 'In 1855-58 he visited New South Wales for his health and intended to write a popular book on his travels [and he did].... Fowler identified himself with the colony and had grandiose plans for the establishment of a national literature.... In 1858 [he] returned to England [where] he died aged 30 from brain fever.... Fowler's style reveals a poetic, romantic and ebullient personality' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). A sample from the preface will prove the point: the compositions 'are all new - all colonial. Here - in this city - they were played, printed, and published. True, some of the composers are foreigners; but still this book is as much an Australian production as a cluster of grapes from the German vineyard at Kissing Point. We can send the work home as a specimen of what we can do out here at Botany Bay - as an index of our education, refinement, art-feeling. And it is fitting we should attest our social progress by some annual publication of this character. Nothing else will do it so completely and so well. It vindicates our connexion with old-world genius and skill; and proves that we are not destitute of some of the haughty lineaments of European civilization'. Ferguson 6318 (noting the artist and with a useful list of the plate content, but not mentioning the composers or their compositions). Reading between the lines in Fowler's preface, one gets the distinct impression that this album is a 'first thus' for the colony - and possibly for the country.

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        Detailed Map of the Revd Dr Livingstone's Route Across Africa Constructed from His Astonomical Observations,, Bearings, Estimated Distances, Sketches &c.,&c.

      1857 - *** MAP in very good clean clear and untorn condition. It is preserved in the original dark purple boards with a handwritten panel on the upper board. On the pastedown of the lower board is the remains of a label. There are very small worn "holes" at the corners of the creases (see images).This is similar to the map that was issued with Livingstone's "Missionary Travels" of the same date, but issued separately, Blue linen backed fold up map with original title on cover, folds up to 195x105mm. This shows the route, red-lined, taken by Livingstone between 1854-56 St Paul de Loanda.to Quilimane. Please note, cost of secured delivery and ipostal nsurance to seller's account. Size: 330x660mm (oblong)

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        Practical Suggestions for Relieving the Over-Crowded Thoroughfares of London; Securing Improved Means of Locomotion; Diverting the Sewage from the Thames, and Appropriating it to Agricultural Use; with Estimate of Cost and Probable Revenue; also Maps, Plans, and Views.

      Edward Stanford, London 1857 - Octavo. 26pp plus folding map to rear. Original paper wrapps. Wear to extremities with some minor damage to head and tail of spine. Contents just starting to come away from the covers at the spine. Price of 'Half-a-Crown' given at foot of front cover. Illustrated with 4 lithograph plates (2 folding) and map at rear. Folding map showing London and the proposed 'New Street and Railway' and 'Mr. Frank Foster's Lower Intercepting Sewer'. Sporadic light spotting. Otherwise a 'Very Good' copy. This report was produced as a result of a series of parliamentary committees concerned with over-crowding in London. Mitchell proposed a single grand street running from Kensington Palace to the East End. Alongside this street would be a railway with a branch from Lincoln¿s Inn Fields to Waterloo. Another part of the scheme involved the pressing problem of sewage disposal, Mitchell argued the case for an intercepting sewer running beneath his great street and adjacent railway. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [G. 92] A new grand concerto with accompaniments_as performed at The Opera Concert, composed by Mr. Viotti, abd adapted for the piano-forte with or without the additional keys by Mr. Hullmandel

      London : Lewis, Houston & Hyde, [179-?]. - Stimmen. Klavier (23 S.), Vl1, Vl2, Vla1/2, Basso, Fl1/2, Corno1/2. Gr. 4to. Gestochen. Kl,. Loch im Schlussblatt Klavierstimme, mit minimalem Verlust an Buchstabe. Kl. Randschaden. RISM V 1857.Versand D: 4,00 EUR concertos, illustration

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        Neue Beiträge zur praktischen Chirurgie. Nebst Bericht über die chirurgisch-augenärztliche Klinik der Königlichen Universität zu Halle während des 25jährigen Zeitraumes vom 1.Mai 1831 bis zum 1.Mai 1856.

      Leipzig, A.Förstnersche Buchhandlung, 1857, 8, XXXVIII, 270, (2) pp., 5 lith. Tafeln, blind geprägter Leinenband der Zeit mit fleuraler Rückenvergoldung etwas fleckig. Erste Ausgabe! "Dieses Buch ist eine Fortsetzung der Beiträge zur praktischen Chirurgie, welche ich im Jahre 1848 herausgegeben habe unmd auf deren Eilleitung ich hier verweise, statt eine längere Vorrede zu geben." Ernst BlasiusInhaltsverzeichniss (Hauptkapitel): Bericht über die Klinik für den Zeitraum vom 1.Mai 1831 bis 1.Mai 1856. Beiträge zur praktischen Chirurgie: Nekrose der Knochen Hydrocele Operationen der Schleimpolypen der Nase Plastische Operationen Darmfisteln und Aftersperre Das rein coxalgische Becken.

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        Rime

      Tipografia Ristori, San Miniato 1857 - Legatura 800 in marocchino verde oliva. Al centro dei piatti autore, titolo e data impresse in oro. Ds. a cinque nervi con fregi floreali dorati. Dentelle interne e carte di guardia in raso celeste. Numerose postille ms. attribuibili a Pietro Fanfani, come si legge nella nota di possesso (appena leggibile) su una carta bianca iniziale. Alcune pagine leggermente brunite, ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione originale stampata in 520 copie. Parenti Rarità bibliografiche dell 800 , II, 58-60. 8vo (cm. 15,2), 4 cc.nn., 93(1) pp., 1 c.nn. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        mit einem Pferd "Mecklemburger-Race".

      Mainz Kunze () 1857 - (16,5 x 24,5 x 7 cm). Der Stein ist die Druckvorlage für die Tafel 6 aus dem 1858 erschienenen Werk "Der Pferdezüchter" von Felix Villeroy und Adam Müller. - Da der Text seitenverkehrt steht, handelt es sich vermutlich direkt um die Druckplatte. - Sehr dekoratives und gut erhaltenes Exemplar

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        The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute" To The Artic Regions in Search of John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror", 1852, 1853, 1854

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, London, 1857. Contents in near fine condition with some foxing to leaf facing folding map, slight chipping to folding map at outside edge. 8 1/2 x 5 inches, xl, 530 pages, marbled boards with leather tips, rebound with modern calf spine, With 8 full page hand colored lithograph illustrations and one hand colored folding chart. The last illustration called for in the table of plates is bound in as the frontispiece. Contemporary inscription in pen on front endpaper.

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        "Giustino santo (Iustinus), Migne J.P., Saeculum II. TOU EN AGIOIS PATROS EMON IOUSTINO PHILOSOPHOU KAI MARTYROS TA EURISKOMENA PANTA. S.P.N. IUSTINI philosophi et martyris Opera quae exstant omnia, necnon Tatiani, Hermiae, Athenagorae et S. Theophili quae supersunt; cum mss. codicibus collata" ac novis interpretationibus notis admonitionibus et praefatione illustrata opera et studio D. Prudentii Marani. Accedunt ad calcem libri Joannis Henrici Nolte conjecturae et emendationes in omnes hujus voluminis scriptores et variae codicum ab ipso denuo collatorum lectiones [...] accurante et recognoscente J.-P. MIGNE [...] tomus unicus Lutetiae Parisiorum Apud J.-P. Migne 1857.

      Migne, 1857. Patrologiae cursus completus. Series Graeca Cm. 24 5

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        Anales de España. Desde sus orígenes hasta el tiempo presente

      Librería de D. José Cuesta 1857-1859, Madrid - Plena piel nueva con nervios, dorados y tejuelos 223-256-224-245-349-370-347-430-576-407 pags. Diez tomos en diez volúmenes. En el primer tomo un mapa de España y un mapamundi plegado y 4 láminas. En el tercer tomo 3 láminas grabados fuera de texto. Los tomos 8, 9 y 10 tienen láminas grabados fuera de texto. Al final del tomo X retratos de tipos populares [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ueber Versilberung und Vergoldung von Glas.

      (München ) 1857 - (21 x 14 cm). SS. (65)-74. Broschur der Zeit. (Sonderdruck aus: Abh. der naturwiss.-techn. Commission bei der Kgl. Bayerischen Akademie). Erste Ausgabe, hier im sehr seltenen Sonderdruck. - "Liebig reduziert zur Versilberung von Spiegeln eine alkalische Silberlösung mit Traubenzucker. Er gibt gleichzeitig eine Methode der Vergoldung von Hohlglaskörpern mit einer Lösung von Goldchlorid in Cyankalium an, die jedoch nur für die Innenseite kleiner Objekte verwendbar ist und nur im böhmischen Glasindustriegebiet gehandhabt wird" (Darmstaedter). - Wohlerhalten. - Paoloni 641; Darmstaedter S. 565 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Canti popolari siciliani raccolti e illustrati da Lionardo Vigo

      Tipografia dell'Accademia Gioenia di C. Galatola, 1857. in 4° - pp.pp 372 + 2nn - Mezza pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso - Prima edizione - lievi fioriture

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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 Young and covers the Vegetable World. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Chow-Chow; being selections from a journal kept in India, Egypt, and Syria.

      London Hurst and Blackett 1857 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., ix, 326; x, 287, xpp., 24 pages ads at end volume ii, 2 lithographed frontispieces, title-page vignettes, original blind-stamped red cloth gilt, minor spotting to frontispieces, slightly rubbed, an excellent example. The book is divided into two parts. The larger part deals with the author's life in India; the remainder with her journey home during which she visited Egypt, the Holy Land, and Syria. A colourful picture of life in India during the days of the East India Company, the author having travelled extensively within her husband's fiefdom. "The same good humour ensured that Amelia Cary's account of the journey home is entertaining as well as informative" - (Theakstone). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rime

      Tipografia Ristori, 1857. 8vo (cm. 15,2), 4 cc.nn., 93(1) pp., 1 c.nn. Legatura ‘800 in marocchino verde oliva. Al centro dei piatti autore, titolo e data impresse in oro. Ds. a cinque nervi con fregi floreali dorati. Dentelle interne e carte di guardia in raso celeste. Numerose postille ms. attribuibili a Pietro Fanfani, come si legge nella nota di possesso (appena leggibile) su una carta bianca iniziale. Alcune pagine leggermente brunite, ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione originale stampata in 520 copie. Parenti ‘Rarità bibliografiche dell’800’, II, 58-60.

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        Revue de l'art chrétien - recueil mensuel d'archéologie religieuse - en 3 volumes

      Librairie de A. Pringuet, Paris - 3 volumes : 1857 - 1858 - 1859 (une année par volume). Dos lisses avec 6 caissons délimités par un double filets dont 2 (par volume)réservé pour le titre et la tomaison. Intérieur frais avec illustrations dans et horstexte, croquis, planches couleurs dont certaines sont dépliables non paginées. 572p, 572p, 572p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BIOGRAFIA DI S.CARLO BORROMEO - DOCUMENTI CIRCA LA VITA E LE GESTA DI S.CARLO BORROMEO.:

      Ditta Boniardi-Pogliani di Ermenegildo Besozzi, 1857-1861, Milano - (Codice TM/0983) In 8° grande (cm 26) 4 volumi: 228-458, XCVI-610, XII-534, 843 pp. Opera completa. PRIMA EDIZIONE. Il volume della Biografia è corredato da bel ritratto all'antiporta. In fine otto tavole illustrate, di cui una grande e ripiegata. I tre volumi dei Documenti sono illustrati con 2 ritratti litografici (antiporte dei voll. II e III), e completi delle 12 tavole fuori testo, a colori di cui 3 grandi e ripiegate, e 4 acquerellate, assai belle: costumi ecclesiastici, sigilli e documenti. Vecchi timbri di biblioteche dismesse. Solide legature coeve mezza tela, piatti marmorizzati, titili ai dorsi. Opera rarissima a trovarsi completa, pubblicata in tiratura limitata riservata ai sottoscrittori. Eccellente esemplare. Euro 450.00 All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Missionary travels and researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the west coast; thence across the continent, down the river Zambesi, to the eastern ocean.

      - London, John Murray, 1857.Contempoary calf, spine gilt (sl. rubbed; one hinge sl. dam. but holding). With folding wood-engraved frontispiece depicting the Victoria Falls by Whymper, engraved portrait (margins foxed), a folding cross section, 2 folding maps and 42 wood-engraved plates and illustrations. X,687pp.First edition, first issue. - An account of Livingstone's first expedition (1853-1856). With the help of the Makololos, a South African tribe, Livingstone planned to explore the whole of southern Africa as far as Angola. The missionary had become an important explorer. As the first European, he traveled on the Zambezi to Kazembe in a pirogue, a fast water vessel made from a tree trunk. In order to escape from the slave traders of Portuguese Africa, Livingstone traveled via Cassange and Bihé to Luanda, a Portuguese port and the capital of Angola, where he arrived completely exhausted on 31 May, 1854. As soon as he had recovered from his fever, he undertook a trek to Lake Dilolo, discovered the source of the Kasai, a left tributary of the Congo, and arrived in Linyanti, the capital of the Makololos. In the course of the major Zambezi expedition that followed he discovered the Victoria Falls, the falls of the middle Zambezi, in 1855 (Waldmann, Ecyclopedia of world explorers, p.226). 'Livingstone's services to African geography. are almost unequalled. he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before' (Printing and the Mind of Man 341). - Some foxing as usual , first fly-leaf missing, otherwise fine.Mendelssohn I, p.908-10; SAB III, p.136; Gordon-Brown p. 190-191; Hess & Coger 3067. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Union College Class of 1857 Yearbook [Henry Rathbone: Lincoln Assassination]

      Union College 1857 - Large hardcover, 9 1/2 x 8 inches (approx), portraits of faculty and graduates with pages of inscriptions and signatures between, unnumbered pages, commencement address and several other documents in rear; three quarter bound in brown Morocco with four raised bands to spine and gilt decorations and titles, boards rubbed and scuffed, especially at extremities, joints just beginning to crack at ends, marbled end papers, scattered foxing and brown spots throughout, binding sound. Book is large and heavy. The yearbook belonged to Henry R. Lovell, who seemed to be popular with his classmates and who was the recipient of a prize scholarship. The yearbook is most notable, however, because Henry Rathbone was a classmate of Lovell and is included along with an inscription and signature. Rathbone was one of the last people to talk to President Abraham Lincoln on the night of his assassination in 1864. He and his wife Clara were guests of the Lincoln's at the Ford Theatre on the fateful night. Rathbone tried to grab John Wilkes Booth after the assassin fired his derringer at the back of Lincoln's head. He was seriously injured when Booth used a knife to slash his arm, then made his escape. He spent the next twenty years wondering if he could have saved the President. In 1883,after a bout of worsening headaches, and marital discord, he stabbed his wife to death on Christmas day, then tried to commit suicide. He was found insane, and spent the rest of his life in an asylum, where he died in 1911. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POEMS

      London: Edward Moxon, 1857.  First illustrated edition, 21.5 x 15cm (4to), handsomely bound in contemp. dark green morocco w/gilt ruling & borders to covers, gilt decorations & title w/5 raised bands to spine, decorative gilt edges & turn-ins, a.e.g., cream ep.s, [i-v] vi-xiii [xiv-xvi], [1] 2-375 [376] cardstock pp. w/frontis portrait medallion by Thomas Woolner & 54 wood engravings by the Dalziels, W.J. Linton, etc. after D.G. Rossetti, J.E. Millais, W. Holman Hunt, etc.  Printed by Bradbury & Evans, London.  Binding Very Good (extremities sl. rubbed, & spine gilt sl. faded); contents Near-Fine (occas. lt. foxing).  White 105, Rossetti 2 (p.41), Ashley VII 114, Reid 36-43, Ehrsam & Deily 218, Fredeman 90.3, Ray 148, Colbeck 26, de Beaumont 374, Woodman A.2-6, Goldman 395.

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        Regimental History [31st Punjabis]

      Printed by Thacker & Co. Ltd. - First edition; 8vo; original cloth, eight mounted silver gelatin-print photographic plates. Presentation copy from the Regiment to the author. The 31st Punjabis was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. It was raised in 1857, as Van Cortlandt's Levy. The regiment was designated as the 31st Punjabis in 1903 and became 2nd Battalion 16th Punjab Regiment in 1922. In 1947, it was allocated to the Pakistan Army, where it continues to exist as 14th Battalion The Punjab Regiment. The regiment was raised during the upheaval of the Indian Mutiny, by General Van Cortlandt at Ferozepur on 22 May 1857. Their class composition was Punjabi Muslims, Sikhs, Dogras, Hill Rajputs and Gurkhas. The regiment took part in the Bhutan War of 1864-66, the Second Afghan War of 1878-80, and the Siege of Malakand in 1895-97. At Malakand, Sir Winston Churchill, who was covering the campaign as a war correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, was temporarily attached to the regiment. The future Prime Minister cut an impressive figure on his grey charger, being in the thick of action everywhere. He, however, was apparently disappointed when he was not allowed to take over the command of the regiment. During the First World War, the 31st Punjabis served in Mesopotamia and Salonika in Greece. It then served at Constantinople, Turkey as part of Allied occupation forces. A preface to the book states that most of the original records were lost in the evacuation at Malakand. The history was therefore re-written after that campaign by Brigadier General Kemball. Extremely rare , no copy on COPAC or Worldcat. Near fine, a little wear to the extremities and corners slightly bumped.

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        Der Altausee-See". Tonlithographie von Gottfried Seelos. Aus: (Ansichten aus dem steirischen und oberösterreichischen Salzkammergut.

      Wien, Paterno, [1857]). - Nebehay-W. 690, 7. - In Schwarz, Grün und Rotbraun gedruckte Lithographie von Gottfried Seelos, in der man bereits einen beginnenden Impressionismus erkennen mag. Besonders geschätzt sind seine Blätter wegen der Verbindung von naturnaher Aufnahme und idealer Anschauung. - Im weißen Rand etw. fleckig. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Raccolta di no. 40. vedute antiche e moderne della città die Roma e sue vicinanze. Incise da Morel, Aquoroni, Parboni, ed altri celebri bulini.

      Roma, Presso Agapito Franzetti, 1857. - Ca. 28,5 x 44 cm. Gestochenes Titelblatt, 40 Kupferstiche mit Ansichten. Die Kupferstiche im Platten-Format von ca. 18,5 x 24 cm. Einband an den Ecken bestoßen, erste Blätter mit stärkerem Wasserrand im breitem weißen Papier, teils etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar. Blaue, bedruckte Original-Broschur.

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

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

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        Central Park (A Full Report on the Laying out and improvement of this important public Enterprise) First Annual Report

      Central Park Engineer Dept 1857 - 192pp. Light wear to extremities else very good condition. Small damp stain to rear board. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Exil et capticité de Napoléon. Extraits du memorial de Saint-Hélène par le Comte de Las-Cases. Et des mémoires d'o'méara, Montholon, Santini, etc. Vie intime. + Souvenirs, anecdotes, épisodes, faits et paroles mémorables du grand homme et du grand empereur. Ouvrage rédigé et mis en ordre par ...

      Paris, [1857]. 8vo. iv, 224, 90 pp. Private half calf with raised bands. Illustrated with vignettes in text and full page plates. Slightly warped, edges rubbed, a few notes in text, otherwise nice. A number of additional illustrations and newspaper cuttings pasted and bound in.. Fransk. Very scarce!

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        Traite du goitre et du cretinisme, et des rapports qui existent entre ces deux affections, par le Dr J.-P.-A. Fabre,.

      Labé 1857 - Grand in-8° relié demi-chagrin, dos à six nerfs, filets monogramme « H.M. » XIX-295 pp. Les quatre planches hors-texte sont incroyables. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ambrotype Portrait of John D. Rockefeller

      ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Sixth-plate ambrotype (3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.), with Rockefeller's cheeks hand-tinted. Oval brass mat and ornate brass retainers in decorated thermoplastic case with hidden single clasp; decorated red velvet lining. Old manuscript note reading "J. D. Rockefeller Born July 8, 1839 at Richford, N. Y." Engraved on the retainer is the photographer's imprint: "Wm. C. North Cleveland, O." Minor specking to painted black areas; lacking seal; one large chip and several minor chips to case. Very good condition. This famous portrait of John D. Rockefeller is the earliest known photograph of the greatest titan of American business and industry. When he sat for this photograph in 1857 or 1858, the 18-year-old Rockefeller was working as a bookkeeper in Cleveland. He began his own business in 1859, built his first oil refinery in 1863, and established Standard Oil in 1870, revolutionizing the nascent petroleum industry. Rockefeller was the wealthiest man in history and the first great modern philanthropist. As a percentage of the United States economy, no other American fortune has ever come close to that of Rockefeller. Apart from the immense fortune his amassed (perhaps $1 billion at the turn of the century) and the national economy he helped fuel with Standard Oil and its descendants, Rockefeller established the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research and the Rockefeller Foundation, which for almost a century have been leaders in their fields. "The rise of the Standard Oil men to great wealth was not from poverty. It was not meteor-like, but accomplished over a quarter of a century by courageous venturing in a field so risky that most large capitalists avoided it, by arduous labors, and by more sagacious and farsighted planning than had been applied to any other American industry" (Allan Nevins). Rockefeller chose this photograph to be the frontispiece to his autobiography, Random Reminiscences of Men and Events, published in 1909 when he seventy. In that book the portrait appeared with the caption: "Mr. John D. Rockefeller at the age of eighteen." The Rockefeller Archive Center holds a copy of this image printed on paper (presumably created when the ambrotype was unsealed in order to create the frontispiece for Random Reminiscences). This is one of the most valuable 19th-century American photographic portraits and a centerpiece of any collection of capitalism. Provenance: Rockefeller's daughter Alta Rockefeller Prentice (1871-1962) and her husband, noted New York Republican Party official Ezra Parmelee Prentice (1863-1955), with a cut business card bearing a partial inscription: "... [PARME]LEE PRENTICE / 5 West 53rd Street." Prentice married Rockefeller's daughter Alta Rockefeller Prentice in 1901, and this photograph descended to their daughter Mary Adeline Prentice Gilbert (1907 - 1981) and her husband Benjamin Davis Gilbert (1907 - 1992).

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        Dichter (1875-1926): Eigenh. Brief m. U. Paris VI, 29 rue Cassette, 9. X. 1907. Kl.-8. 2 S. a. Doppelblatt. - Mit gesiegeltem (Rilkes Wappen) Kuvert.

      Bedeutender Brief über Rilkes dichterischen Schaffensprozess. - Die von dem Germanisten Berthold Litzmann (1857-1926) und seinem Schüler und Kollegen Carl Enders (1877-1963) gegründete "Literarhistorische Gesellschaft Bonn" (LhGB) veranstaltete bei berühmten Gegenwartsautoren eine Rundfrage über "Ziele und Wege deutscher Dichtung nach Äußerungen ihrer Schöpfer". Die Antworten sollten in Sonderheften der regelmäßig erscheinenden "Mitteilungen der LhGB" erscheinen.- Dass sich zeitgenössische Autoren zur Entstehungsgeschichte ihrer Werke äußern sollten, war in der damaligen Literaturwissenschaft völlig neu. - Im Heft 6. der Mitteilungen der LhGB (Jhg. 1907) war das Referat von Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski: "Rainer Maria Rilke. Sein Leben seine Weltanschauung, seine Kunst" erschienen, der Rilke als Neuromantiker deutet. - In seinem Korreferat machte sich Carl Enders zum "Anwalt" Rilkes und verteidigt Rilkes Kunsttheorie [Text auf Anfrage in Kopie]. - Der Vorsitzende Litzmann lobt den Versuch von Enders, "sich die dichterische Persönlichkeit in ihren n o t w e n d i g e n [im Original gesperrt] Äußerungen klarzumachen." (S. 243f.). - // - Unser Brief zeigt, dass Rilke dies gelesen hat. Er bedankt sich für die Übersendung der "Mittheilungen" und den begleitenden Brief von Carl Enders und fährt fort: "[] Ihr Brief erweist mir viel Freundliches Ihrer gütigen Verfassung gegenüber ist es mir besonders lieb zu wissen, daß auch bei Ihnen meine Enthaltung von jeder Einsichtnahme in Ihre Arbeit nicht missdeutet wird besonders dürfte sie nicht mit Gleichgültigkeit gegen Ihr sachliches Interesse verwechselt werden, das ich unwillkürlich zu den Umständen rechne, die mich noch fordernder zur Arbeit verpflichten. // Wenn Sie indessen in einer Reihe von Büchern, mit denen ich mich immer noch sehr im Anfang fühle, schon irgend Wichtiges zu erkennen meinen, so schreibe ich dies Ihrer trefflichen Orientierung zu und, der Thatsache, dass die Dinge, die durch mich zur Aussage kommen wollen, fällig sind und so nothwendig, dass jede reife Erwartung sie auch im noch Unzulänglichen erkennt und erräth. Empfangen sie, Herr Doctor, die ganze Versicherung meiner dankbaren Ergebenheit / Rainer Maria Rilke". - // - DABEI: Das eigenh. adressierte Kuvert mit Poststempeln: Paris Montparnasse (9.10.07) und Bonn (10.10.07) ist auf der Rückseite mit dem grauen, äußerst selten erhaltenen Siegel mit Rilkes Wappenabdruck (aufgerichtete Hunde) versehen.

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

      First Edition of Livingstone's Travels in South Africa, Signed by the AuthorLIVINGSTONE, David. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a Sketch of Sixteen Yearsí Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; Thence across the Continent, down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean...With Portrait; Maps by Arrowsmith; and Numerous Illustrations. London: John Murray, 1857.First edition, third state. Octavo 8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches; 222 x 148 mm). ix, [1, list of illustrations], 687, [1, printerís imprint] pp. plus 8 pp. publisherís advertisements, dated November 1, 1857. Signed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper. "David Livingstone/ Dec. 18th/1857." Folding lithographed frontispiece and two engraved plates by T. Picken, engraved portrait by William Holl after Henry Phillips, twenty wood-engraved plates, folding printed table with wood-engraved illustration, two folding lithographed maps by John Arrowsmith with routes colored by hand in red (one in pocket at rear), and numerous wood-engraved illustrations in the text (one full-page).Original light brown morocco-grain cloth with covers decoratively stamped in blind and spine decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt. Expertly recased. With new endpapers. Small newspaper clipping tipped in below signature in front free endpaper. Some very minor wear to head and tail of spine. Small stain to lower part of back board. Internally very clean. A very good and handsome copy of this seminal book. House in a custom cloth slipcase.ìThree states of the first edition have been identified. In the probable first state, the lithographed plates opposite pp. 66 and 225 are tinted brown and pale green respectively; in the second state, the lithograph opposite p. 225 is tinted brown and differs substantially from its counterpart in the first state; and in the third state, both lithographs have been replaced with black and white engravingsî (Norman Library).ìLivingstoneís contributions to European knowledge of African geography and ethnography remain virtually unequalled. In three major expeditions (1853-1856, 1858-1864 and 1865-1873), he covered a third of the continent, from the Cape to the Equator and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans, observing and delineating regions previously unknown to white men; he was the first European to explore the Zambesi River, and gave Victoria Falls its present name. Livingstone also brought his powers of observation to bear on the native peoples he encountered, and was inspired by what he saw to entertain not only evangelical notions of their salvation, but political and medican ones as well. He was the first to disclose to the European world the terrible effects of the slave trade upon native populations; the horrors of this ërunning sore of Africaí moved him to campaign actively for its abolition. He also provided an accurate account of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans), along with the disease its bite produced in cattle; at the time the flyís bite was thought to be (and perhaps was) harmless to manî (Norman Library).David Livingstone (1813-1873) ìbecame a missionary and was sent to South Africa by the London Missionary Society in 1840. From then onwards his life was devoted to the exploration of central Africa. Although a missionary...he regarded himself more as a pioneer explorer opening up the country for others. Livingstoneís services to African geography during thirty years are almost unequalled; he covered about a third of the continent from the Cape to the Equator and from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. He made three great expeditions; in 1853-6 (described in this book), 1858-64 and 1865-73, of which the first and third are the most important. During these years he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before. Hie first discovered the Zambesi River at Secheke and followed it northwards, eventually reaching the west coast of Africa at Luanda, Angola, and the east coast at Quelimane, Mozambique. In 1855 he discovered the great falls of the Zambesi and named them the Victoria Falls. He explored the Zambesi, Shire and Ruyuma rivers and found the salt lake Chilwa and Lake Nyasa...The geographical results of his journeys were of supreme importance, and made it possible to fill in great stretches of the maps of Central Africa which hitherto had been blankî (Printing and the Mind of Man).Abbey, Travel, 347. Garrison and Morton 5269. Mendelssohn I, pp. 908-910. Printing and the Mind of Man 341.HBS 67919.$7,500

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        Madame Bovary Moeurs de Province

      Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1857. First edition. Original wrappers. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST INFLUENTIAL NOVELS. A MAGNIFICENT COPY. "Madame Bovary has a perfection that not only stamps it, but that makes it stand almost alone: it holds itself with such a supreme unapproachable assurance as both excites and defies judgment" (Henry James). Madame Bovary "first appeared in installments in the Revue de Paris from Oct. 1 to Dec. 15, 1856. Flaubert took a commonplace story of adultery and made of it a book that has continued to be read because of its profound humanity, ushering in, in the process, a new age of realism in literature. But upon the story's release, the French government accused Flaubert of obscenity. The ensuing trial, and Flaubert's acquittal, only heightened interest in the story upon its release in book form in 1857" (Vybarr Cregan-Reid, Britannica). First issue: with "Senart" on the dedication leaf. Complete with dedication, half-titles, and ads. 
 Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1857. Octavo, original wrappers; glassine. Housed in custom half morocco slipcase and chemise. Only a little soiling to wrappers. An outstanding copy, exceptionally rare in such fine condition.

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