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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 in lithography.

      Richard Bentley, London 1857 - 8vo. The original purple pebbled cloth with gilt decoration is rather faded and a little worn at the foot of the spine. The hinges are a little tender but holding perfectly firm; traces of bookplate on front paste-down. Half-title present as are the original yellow endpapers. xx, 344pp., complete with 7 tinted lithographs by William Simpson. The two illustrations at the end are impressive folding plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works

      London: Edward Moxon,, 1857. The Text Revised by the Reverend Alexander Dyce Octavo, 6 volumes (216 x 134 mm). Contemporary green pebbled morocco, titles to spines gilt, raised bands, twin rule to boards and turn-ins in blind, cream endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare. Bookplate to front pastedowns, spines a little darkened and corners slightly rubbed, an excellent set. First Dyce edition. A handsomely bound set.

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        THE FAIRY FAMILY: A series of Ballads & Metrical Tales illustrating the Fairy Mythology of Europe.

      xv, [1], [3], 4-283, [1], 4 catalogue pages. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, separate pictorial title and one engraved roundel at the close by Edward Burne-Jones. Bound in recent half red calf, gilt with a black gilt label, over marbled boards. Octavo. First Edition. Embossed presentation stamp from the publishers on the title-page. Tissue guard a little browned and some light staining; else a very good and fresh copy in a handsome binding. This contains the first book illustrations by Burne-Jones.

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        Madame Bovary

      Michel Lévy 1857 - Paris , Michel Lévy , 1857 . Deux tomes en deux volumes . Reliure demi chagrin 19ème, postérieure. Les couvertures ne sont pas conservées. Edition originale sur papier d'édition, présentant toutes les caractéristiques recensées par Lambiotte (Senart au lieu de Senard etc). Non rogné; intérieur parfaitement conservé. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Issy livres anciens]
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        Reisen in Südwest-Afrika bis zum See Ngami in den Jahren 1850 bis 1854. Aus dem Schwedischen von Dr. Hermann Lotze. 2 Bde.

      Leipzig, Purfürst, o.J. (1857). Dt. Erstausgabe. - SELTEN ! - - XVI, 288 S.; IX, 293 S. Mit Frontispiz und 7 Stahlstichtafeln in Tondruck sowie 20 Holzschnitten im Text (Band 1) und 8 Stahlstichtafeln in Tondruck, 20 Holzschnitten im Text und 1 mehrf. gefalt. Karte (Band 2). Die Tafeln bis auf das Frontispiz von Bd. 1 jeweils am Schluß eingebunden. Einbände erneuert in Halbleder im Stil der Zeit mit reicher Rückengoldprägung, 5 unechten Bünden und Lederecken. Marmoriertes Bezugspapier und marmorierter Schnitt. Gr.-8°. - Band 2 durchgehend mit schwachem, halbrunden Wasserfleck im oberen weissen Rand und kleinem Braunfleck am unteren Rand der letzten beiden Tafeln und am Rand der Karte. Papier an den Rändern schwach gebräunt, sonst sehr gut erhaltene Exemplare der deutschen Erstausgabe in dekorativen Einbänden. 'Dieser vorliegende Bericht über die Forschungen und Entdeckungen während vierjähriger Wanderungen in den Wildnissen Südwest-Afrikas umfaßt zwei Expeditionen innerhalb der Jahre 1850 und 1854. Auf der ersten dieser Expeditionen wurden die Länder der Damaras und der Ovambos besucht, die beide bis jetzt in Europa fast als terrae incognitae zu betrachten waren; die zweite Expedition erreichte den vor kurzem entdeckten See Ngami auf einem Wege, den zu bereisen bisher als Unmöglichkeit angesehen wurde ' (a.d.Vorwort des Verfassers). - Henze I, 71 ff.; Embacher, 9; Kainbacher I,12; Dinse 598; 1400 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PRINCESS BEATRICE 1857 1944 Fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert later Princess Henry of Battenberg

      

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        Prone and Postural Respiration in Drowning and Other Forms of Apnoea or Suspended Respiration... Edited by His Son, Marshall Hall

      London: John Churchill, 1857. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. (198 x 120 mm), xiii, 216 pp., wood-engraved vignette illustrations including one to half-title verso, library stamp to title (slightly offset), short tear to half title and title, pages untrimmed, minor marginal finger-soiling, modern cloth gilt, new endpapers. Provenance: Birmingham Medical Institute. First Edition. Very Good.

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        Handbuch zur mittelalterlichen Keramik in Nordeuropa. 3 Bd.

      Band 1. Text. 698 S. : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. Band 2. Kataloge. S. 699 - 1313 : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. Band 3. Tafeln. S. 1315 - 1857 : Ill., graph. Darst. Orig.-Leinen. Archäologisches Landesmuseum (Schleswig, Stadt): Schriften des Archäologischen Landesmuseums Bd. 6. Literaturangaben.

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        Heute und alle Tage während der Messe ist auf dem Fleischer-Platz an der Rosenthalbrücke in einer Bude zu sehen: Ein wilder Eber, genannt Porzel, schön, gross und zahm, derselbe hat 2 Jahr in den Waldungen des Herzogs von Anhalt als Hund gedient. (Unterzeichner:) Heinrich Kahle.

      Leipzig, Oskar Leiner (1857). Plakat mit typographischem Text. Blattgr.: 66 x 44,5 cm.Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Grösste Naturseltenheit! Noch nie gesehen: Ein lebender Hund ohne Vorderfüße, ohne obere Schenkelbeine und ohne Schulterblätter, in Frankreich geboren, dieser Hund ist 11 Wochen alt und in Paris von Sr. Majestät dem Kaiser und den höchsten Herrschaften mit dem größten Interesse besehen worden, daher denke ich auch hier in Leipzig von geehrten Naturfreunden mir Beifall zu erwerben. Schauplatz auf dem Fleischerplatz neben der braunen Blech-Bude am Circus. (Unterzeichner:) A. Bührlen.

      Leipzig, Oskar Leiner (1857). Plakat mit typographischem Text. Auf gelbem Papier. Blattgr: 63 x 44 cm. Bührlen war Glas- und Landschaftsmaler in Ulm, dies scheint eine berufliche Neuorientierung darzustellen. - Am linken Rand unten und oben ca. 1 cm beschnitten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Etudes d'histoire religieuse

      First edition.Bradel binding of olive cloth by A. Mertens, date and gilt fillet to foot of spine, dark brown shagreen title piece, covers preserved (covers with small, discreet repairs to versos with adhesive material), top edge gilt. Handsome autograph inscription signed by Ernest Renan to Sainte-Beuve at head of upper cover. A good copy with practically no foxing. Michel Lévy frères Paris 1857 14x23cm relié

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        Voyage a la Côte orientale dAfrique

      

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        Les fleurs du mal. - Complément aux Fleurs du mal

      First edition printed on vélin d'Angoulême paper, first printing, complete with the six suppressed pieces and the fault "Feurs du Mal" on pp. 31 and 108, as well as the pagination error on p. 45 (marked 44).Bound in blak shagreen, spine in six compartments with double blindruled compartments and a gilt fleuron to centre, gilt date to foot of spine, gilt roulettes to head- and tailpieces, sextuple blindruled fillets and fleurons to the covers,  marbled endpapers and pastedowns, gilt dentelle frame to pastedowns, gilt fillet to edges, upper cover preserved for Les fleurs du mal, covers preserved for the Complément, all edges gilt ; slipcase edged in black shagreen, marbled paper boards, lined with grey suede, a very nicely bound copy by Semet & Plumelle.A very slight lack to foot of half title page and title page of Les Fleurs du mal.Included with the work is, with a same binding, the first edition of "Complément aux Fleurs du mal" published by Michel Lévy 1869.A very fine set nicely and elegantly bound by Semet & Plumelle. Poulet-Malassis & De Broise & Michel Lévy Paris 1857 & 1869 124x194mm & 117x178mm 2 volumes reliés sous un double-étui

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        Manuel entomologique : Genera des coléoptères d'Europe comprenant leur classification en familles naturelles, la description de tous les genres, des tableaux dichotomiques destinés à faciliter l'étude, le catalogue de toutes les espèces

      First edition. Black paper boards, spine with blindruled fillets, blindruled fillet frame to covers, marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Complete with 293 finely colored plates showing the 1,600 varieties of coleoptera, drawn and painted mostly by Jules Migneaux, whose painstaking work was finished off by Théophile Deyrolle. Similarly, the text was completed by Léon Fairmaire. Skillfully repaired tear to title page of first volume. Very occasional spots. A good and rare set complete in four volumes. % A. Deyrolle Paris 1857-1868 18x28cm 4 volumes reliés

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        Archives Entomologiques ou recueil contenant des illustrations d'Insectes nouveaux ou rares

      Paris: Societe Entomologique - France, 1857-1858. 2 vols: 514 [1]; 469 [3], 2 hand-col frontispieces + 35 engraved plates (28 hand-col.). Qtr. cloth. VG set. Rebacked with new cloth spines in the original style, with gilt/blind rules, original marbled boards; marbled edges; book-plates to endpapers. As usual with this work, there is some foxing to the text and marginal spotting to some plates; title-page/frontis. to vol. 1 have some damage due to adhesion of the pigment, with some loss of text to the author's name and slight damage to the plate figure Very rare. Horn-Schenkling 22015; ZBI 4120. Vol. 1 covers mainly Coleoptera, particularly Cerambycidae. Vol. 2 with second title: "Voyage au Gabon. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes et des Arachnides recueillis pendant un voyage fait au Gabon en 1856 et en 1857 par Henry C. Deyrolle..." The section on Arachnids is by H. Lucas.James Thompson (1828-1897) was an American who lived in Paris for many years.

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        Little Dorrit. FIRST EDITION, bound from the parts into two volumes.

      Bradbury & Evans. 1857 Front., engr. & plates by H.K. Browne; a little spotted. Attractively bound in two vols in later full brown morocco, gilt spines, front boards blocked with floral borders in gilt, and further decorated with numerous small hearts and the letters 'C' and 'D' also in gilt. v.g.With the earlier reading of Rigaud for Blandois.

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        D'Albert's Album 1857.

      London. Chappell & Co. 1857. Gift book, 14 x 10 inches, 136 pp. featuring music by Charles D'Albert and chromolithographic plates by John Brandard. Covers detached; heavy wear to extremities. Leather spine peeling and abraded. Decorative embossed cover with gilt lettering and decorative embellishments (overall light soiling and wear). Volume contains music for eighteen musical compositions by D'Albert with four (of five) chromolithographic plates after Brandard (with possible additional hand coloring) plus title page and gift presentation page also by Brandard; all six of the exquisite plates were printed by M. & N. Hanhart. Contents in good clean condition. The four large color plates in this volume represent illustrations used for cover art when D'Albert's compositions were published and sold individually. Space at the top and bottom of the chromo illustrations, left blank as published in the Album, would have been utilized in the sheet music's solo edition for printing the composition's title at top and, at bottom, publisher details. As preserved in the Album, the four chromolithographic plates (plus title and presentation pages) are in near mint condition. D'Albert's music with Brandard's illustrations are quite scarce in Album format. The four plates illustrate The Queen's Valse (a young Queen Victoria); Estelle (plate not present); St. Petersburg Quadrille (spelled on the Contents page as Petersburgh); The Sybil Valse; the Savoyard Polka. An uncommon publication with condition issues noted.

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        BELLEZAS PASEANDO POR LA ORILLA

      1857 - Materia: Xilografía en color japonesa, original del siglo XIX. Publicación: 1857 Dimensiones: Tríptico cada plancha 37 X 25 cm. Las tres planchas 37 x 75 cm. Técnica: Xilografía en color (el dibujo se crea con planchas de madera) Ukiyo-e. Notas: Precioso tríptico que representa bellezas disfrutando de un paseo por la orilla. La mujer de la izquierda mira hacia arriba con una sonrisa interesada, al igual que la joven que esta a su lado. En la parte superior derecha, algunos hombres charlan en las afueras de un puesto de té decorado con lamparas de papel rojo colgando del techo. En el agua al fondo, se ven siluetas de personas que recogen mariscos. Conservación: Buen estado. ECB1

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        ALS, partially missing, to M.D. Hunter of Anton's Hill, Coldstream, in Berwick.

      Sydney: date missing, but April, 1857. Single leaf of wove paper, 268 x 208 mm. comprising the last page of a letter and address panel verso; blue NSW sixpence stamp and other postmarks. Sadly missing the first sheet, this is nonetheless a substantial fragment of an interesting letter written and signed by Donaldson while serving as the treasurer of New South Wales: "the turmoil and harassing wear & tear of political life in a Colony is rather too high a price to pay for the distinction, such as it is."Sir Stuart Alexander Donaldson (1812-1867) first arrived in Sydney in 1835 and quickly established himself as one of the exclusives centred around the Macarthur family. A founding member of the Australian Club, a trustee of the Port Phillip Association, and a member of the Senate of the University of Sydney. His great claim to fame, however, is that he was the first Premier of New South Wales, having eventually gained the position after the 1856 election. 'In the first elections under responsible government Donaldson was returned for Sydney Hamlets to the Legislative Assembly... Hitherto he had worked with so many factions that one Sydney paper was at a loss to discover his political principles' (ADB). Donaldson was narrowly able to form government in June 1856, but his position fast became untenable, and the ministry resigned on 25 August. In October he was defeated in the Sydney Hamlets but elected unopposed for the South Riding of Cumberland.The letter is written to Matthew D. Hunter of "Anton's Hill", a property in Coldstream, Berwick (south-east of Edinburgh, near the border with England). The connection to Hunter is not immediately clear (Donaldson's family came from Lancashire, his wife's from Cumberland), but the two men were evidently close as this is an unburdened and personal letter. It starts with a broken off sentence, "... then I shall be perfectly satisfied to 'hang up the fiddle & bow, to lay down the shovel & the hoe' - so far as child begetting is concerned." The letter also discusses with pride Donaldson's political life, noting that "I was Premier (the first) when the speech from the throne was written and delivered by a responsible ministry; and I made the first Budget speech in the Colony as Treasurer, un beau succès... if I am at home I don't believe I should be satisfied unless I could get into the House of Commons."The letter concludes with this regards to Mrs. Hunter, and also Sir Grey and Lady Douglas, as well as commenting on the sad death of a son of Baily of Mellitain (sp?), "unfortunately drowned by falling (or jumping) overboard from the Hunter River Steamer... " Very good condition.

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        Life of George Washington.

      New York: G.P. Putnam and Co., 1857-1859. The Illustrated Edition, with engraved portraits, maps and views throughout. 5 volumes; large 8vo. Contemporary mid brown half calf with two black title labels and extra gilt to spines, marbled boards, end papers and edges. Discreet blue ownership stamp to first blank of each volume. Text and plates clean with superb impression of the plates. A very handsome set.

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        Méthodes simplifiées de photographie sur papier.

      Paris, Marion, Gaudin, 1857. ____ Première édition. Cet ouvrage pionnier dans la photographie expose toute les méthodes alors connues de photo sur papier. Elle est illustrée par une planche gravée hors-texte. On trouve page 62 un échantillon de "papier ciré" (qui est tout noir ? ) et page 90 un échantillon de "papier hélio-vélin chloruré albuminé". Quelques accrocs au dos. Bon exemplaire. *****. In-8. Collation : 132 pp., 1 planche h.-t. Demi-basane bleue, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Oeuvres illustrées... Dessins par Tony et Alfred Johanot, Staal, Pauquet, Etc....

      Paris: Vialat et Cie. 1854[-1857]. 12 volumes bound in 6. Large quarto. Quarter mid-tan leather with raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, titling and numbering gilt. With steel engravings illustrating various scenes throughout. Vol. 1: Piquillo Alliaga. 395 pp. Vol. 2: Carlo Brosci; La Prix de la Vie; La Maitresse Anonyme; La Conversion; Le Jeune Docteur; Maurice; Judith; Un Ministre sous Louis XV; Le Tête-a-Tête; Le Roi de Carreau; Potemkin; Le Mariage d'Argent; Les Inconsolables; La Passion Secrète; La Grand'Mère; Rodolphe; Le Haine d'une Femme; Vatel. 320 pp. Vol. 3: Adrienne Lecouvreur; Les Contes de la Reine de Navarre; La Colomnie; L'Ambitieux; Le Café des Variétés; Bertrand et Raton; La Camaraderie; Le Verre d'Eau; Le Menteur Véridique; Les Grisettes; Le Valet de son Rival; Le Parrain; Dix Ans de la Vie d'une Femme; Valérie; Les Indépendents. 320 pp. Vol. 4: Avant, Pendant et Après; Le Charlatanisme; La Bohémienne; Les Adieux au Comptoir; Japhet; Le Bal Champêtre; La Jarretière de la Mariée; La Mansarde des Artistes; Les Premières Amours; Le Coiffeur et le Perruquier; Le Plus Beau Jour de la Vie; Le Charge a Payer; Le Baiser au Porteur; L'Héritiere; Le Chateau de la Poularde; Farinelli; La Lune de Miel; La Demoiselle a Marier; Le Diplomate; Le Mariage de Raison; Le Marraine; Coraly; Le Solliciteur; Malvina; Madame de Sainte-Agnès. 320 pp. Vol. 5: Le Vieux Mari; Yelva; La Chatte; Les Deux Precepteurs; Simple Histoire; Théobald; L'Oncle d'Amérique; Les Deux Maris; Les Moralistes; La Belle Mère; Le Médecin de Dames; Aventures et Voyages du Petit Jonas; Une Visite a Bedlam; Les Élèves du Conservatoire; La Volière de Frère Philippe; La Manie des Places; Le Mystificateur; La Quarantaine; Caroline; L'Ennui; Les Manteaux; Les Empiriques d'Autrefois; L'Ambassadeur; La Somnambule; Frontin Mari-Garçon; Le Secrétaire et le Cuisinier; Le Colonel. 319, [i] (blank) pp. Vol. 6: Une Chaine; La Protégée sans le Savoir; Le Confident; Oscar; Le Fou de Péronne; Une Nuit de la Garde Nationale; L'Auberge; Le Puff; La Petite Soeur; Le Mariage Enfantin; Le Ménage de Garçon; Partie et Revanche; Bataille de Dames; L'Artiste; Michel et Christine; Philibert Marié; Mémoires d'un Colonel de Hussards; Le Nouveau Pourceaugnac; La Demoiselle et la Dame; Le Combat des Montagnes; L'Intérieur de L'Étude; Geneviève. 319, [i] (blank) pp. Vol. 7 [almost exclusively opera libretti]: Les Huguenots; La Xacarilla; La Muette de Portici; Le Comte Ory; Guido et Ginevra; Le Lac des Fées; Le Philtre; Les Martyrs; Robert-Le-Diable; Le Serment; La Juive; Le Fils de Cromwell; Les Diamants de la Couronne; Ne Touchez Pas a la Reine; Giralda; Concert a la Cour; La Dame de Pique; La Chambre a Coucher. 320 pp. Vol. 8 [opera libretti]: Le Prophète; L'Enfant Prodigue; Ali-Baba; Gustave III; Le Dieu et la Bayadère; La Part du Diable; La Sirène; Le Domino Noir; Haÿdée; La Dame Blanche; Lestocq; Les Treize; La Reine d'un Jour; Le Chalet; Actéon. 320 pp. Vol. 9: Le Vieux Garçon et la Petite Fille; Jeanne et Jeanneton; Irène; Le Petit Dragon; O Amitié!... ; La Vengeance Italienne; Le Témoin; Les Eaux du Mont-Dor; Une Femme Qui Se Jette par la Fenêtre; L'Ours et le Pacha; La Grande Aventure; Héloise et Abailard; L'Écarté; Le Moulin de Javelle; Le Bon Papa; Camilla; Le Lorgnon; Les Malheurs d'un Amant Heureux; Le Gastronome sans Argent; Estelle; Les Trois Maitresses. 320 pp. Vol. 10: Salvoisy; La Chanoinesse; Toujours; Être Aimé ou Mourir; Le Gardien; Jeune et Vieille; L'Avare en Goguettes; Louise; Une Faute; La Loge du Portier; La Maitresse au Logis; Un Dernier Jour de Fortune; Zoé; Le Budget d'un Jeune Ménage; L'Intérieur d'un Bureau; La Pension Bourgeoise; La Famille du Baron; Le Quaker et la Danseuse; La Seconde Année; Le Savant; Philippe; Les Héritiers de Crac. 318, 1f. (blank) pp. Vol. 11 [including opera libretti]: Zanetta; La Marquise de Brinvilliers; La Vieille; L'Ambassadrice; Le Cheval de Bronze; Les Deux Nuits; Léocadie; La Médecine sans Médecin; Fra-Diavolo; la Fiancée; La Neige; Le Maçon; Fiorella; Leicester; La Favorite; Le Soprano; Le Chaperon; La Famille Riquebourg; Le Comte Ory. 320 pp. Vol. 12 [including opera libretti]: La Fée aux Roses; La Charbonnière; La Nuit de Noël; La Chanteuse Voilée; Le Puits d'Amour; Les Surprises; Didier L'Honnête Homme; Maitre Jean; Le Juif Errant; Dom Sébastien Roi de Portugal; La Barcarolle; Cagliostro; D'Aranda; L'Image; Le Guitarrero; Babiole et Joblot; Rebecca; Discours de Réception a l'Académie Française Prononcé dans la Séance du 28 Janvier 1836. 320 pp. Slightly worn, rubbed and bumped; head of spine slightly chipped; some hinges split. Minor foxing and browning throughout; occasional creasing; some signatures partially detached. Title to Vol. 1 only. Includes libretti for operas by Adam, Auber, Balfe, Berton, Blangini, Boieldieu, Carafa, Cherubini, Donizetti, Fétis, Halévy, Hérole, Marliani, Massé, Meyerbeer, Paer, Rebel and Rossini. Eugène Scribe (1791-1861) was one of the most important--and prolific--dramatists of his time. He provided libretti for over 30 composers, including Auber, Meyerbeer, Rossini, and Verdi. Meyerbeer described his libretti as "tailor-made for the music, full of dramatic, emotional and also merry situations" that contained "excellent parts" for the available singers. Herbert Schneider in Grove Music Online. Complete sets are very scarce....

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        Madame Bovary

      First edition with all the characteristics of the first impression, including the error to "Sénart" on the dedication leafElegant half purple morocco over marbled paper boards by Georges Huser, spine in six compartments with triple blindruled frames with gilt floral motif in centre, gilt dates to foot of spines, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, covers preserved, top edges gilt, ex libris pasted inside upper coversRetaining the publisher's catalogue at the end of the first volumeA fine and desirable copy handsomely bound, retaining its rare covers, by Georges Huser. Michel Lévy frères Paris 1857 12x18,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Little Dorrit.

      8vo, sometime bound by Gilbert Brothers in full dark blue calf gilt, boards with elaborate floral borders within triple-ruled gilt fillets enclosing blind roll-tooled floral borders within triple-ruled blind fillets, spine gilt in compartments, one with contrasting morocco lettering piece, others richly decorated in gilt, gilt roll-tooled board edges, gilt roll-tooled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title-page and engraved plates by H.K. Browne; a handsome copy. First edition. No half-title, but not called for by Smith (Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth).

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        [Japanese Colour Woodblock Historical Atlas of China] ??????????. [To?do rekidai shu?gun enkaku chizu]....

      [Edo]. [Circa1857]. Thirteen colour double page woodblock maps in excellent condition, bound in Japanese accordion binding, 36 x 24.5cm, map size 36 x 48.5cm. Blue and black paper title label upper cover, subtly patterned yellow paper covered boards lightly marked and rubbed at corners, occasional worming in margins, a very good copy in modern Japanese cloth covered case. This Japanese historical atlas of Chinese maps traces Chinese history from the early times through to the Qing Dynasty. First published in 1789, two editions of this atlas were published in 1835. This handsome atlas was very popular and was published in at least seven different editions between 1789 and 1857.The maps in this atlas are: 1. ?????? [Dai Shinkoku do?teizu] [Map of The Broad World of Great Qing] 2. ????? [Uko? kyu?shu?zu] [Yugong Map of the Nine Provinces] 3. ????? [Shu? Shokuho?-shi zu] [Map of the Nine Provinces of Zhou Dynasty] 4. ????? [Shunju? rekkokuzu] [Map of Five Nations of Chunqiu Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 5. ????? [Sengoku shichiyu?zu] [Map of Seven States of Zhanguo Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 6. ????????? [Shin sanju?rokugun narabi ni Etsu shigun] [Map of Thirty-six Administrative Regions of Qin Dynasty] 7. ????? [Seikan shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and subdivisions of Western Han Dynasty] 8. ????? [To?kan shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions of Eastern Han Dynasty] 9. ????? [Sangoku teijizu] [Map of Tripartite Confrontation of the Three Kingdoms] 10. ???????? [Ryo? Shin Nanbokucho? shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and Subdivisions of Two Jin Dynasties, Southern and Northern Dynasties (A.D.265-5890] 11. ???? [To? ju?do?zu] [Map of Ten Prefectures of Tang Dynasties] 12. ?????????? [Dai Min itto nikei ju?sansho?zu] [Map of Thirteen Provinces of Great Ming] 13. ??????? [Ajia sho ?To?yo?zu] [Map of Asia and Little Eastern Ocean] (When referring to this item please quote stockid 156681)....

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         Traité des dégénérescences physiques, intellectuelles et morales de l'espèce humaine et des causes qui produisent ces variétés maladives.

      Paris, Londres, & New-York, Baillière, 1857, 1 vol. de texte in 8° et 1 atlas in folio, de XIX-700pp., et 23pp. & 12 planches lithographiques pour l'atlas, soit 2 vol. demi-basane brune époque, dos lisse à filets dorés, pièce de titre rouge, rousseurs pour le texte sinon bel exemplaire très frais pour l'atlas. Très rare édition originale de cet ouvrage majeur du Dr. Morel qui approfondit les problèmes de l'hérédité morbide. "Dès 1856 Morel ne songe plus qu'à la dégénérescence, passe son temps à circuler de côté et d'autre pour étudier les types et vérifier les lois qu'il a formulées". Car pour lui les aliénés enfermés dans les asiles sont, dans la presque généralité des cas, des dégénérés, qui présentent sous leurs dissemblances des typologies morbides héréditaires ou acquises. Les lithographies représentent 37 adultes ou enfants dégénérés. ¶ Semelaigne pionniers psychiatrie I. 342 - Brierre de Boismont maladies mentales p.698 - Garrison-Morton n°2297 " The atlas reproduces by lithography some of the earliest photographs of the insane" - Heirs of Hippocrates n° 1721 - Norman n° 1545.

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        Les fleurs du mal

      Poulet-Malassis & De Broise. First edition on vélin d'Angoulême paper, complete with the six censored parts. A superb Jansenist binding by Semet & Plumelle in deep red morocco, spine in six compartments, date gilt at foot of spine, gilt roulettes to head- and tail-pieces, black morocco pastedowns framed with gilt fillet, purple moiré silk endpapers, covers and spine preserved (upper cover and spine with traces of restoration work), gilt fillet to edges of covers, all edges gilt; slipcase edged with deep red morocco, marbled paper boards, lined with brown cloth. An exceedingly rare copy of the first issue, which as well as all the usual typographic errors of the first edition ("Feurs du mal", pagination error and so on), also has a printing error on p.12 ("s'enhardissent" for "s'enhardissant"). Corrected from the start of the print run, this printing error only remains in an absolutely tiny number of copies.  This copy is enriched with a manuscript correction by Baudelaire, who has crossed out the "e" and added an "a" in the margin, as if correcting proofs.This printing error, not in the corrected proofs in the collection of the Bibliotheque National de France, was due to the printers, who introduced a number of errors into this first quire, most of which were spotted before printing by Baudelaire, as this letter to Poulet-Malassis attests: "I have just received the first leaf. I hope it's not been printed, because your workmen have introduced new faults into it, like for example 'points' for 'poings', and so on."The error in "s'enhardissant" must have escaped his notice in the first instance and was not corrected till after printing had commenced.Baudelaire immediately corrected this error on the first copies he received - in pencil, as was his habit - before having the type corrected. After they had finished printing, he went on to find seven other faults one after the other, which he also corrected by hand on some copies as and when he found them.The bibliographies generally have "s'enhardissant" as the only error corrected during the printing process itself, but our copy also has other particularities which do not appear in most of the 1,300 copies of the first edition.For instance, on the verso of the half-title, there are four elements that are present on our copy which were successively to disappear during the course of printing:- "Les Editeurs" has an accent on the 'E'.- There is a space between "Ils poursuivront" and the comma that follows it.  - "toutes contrefaçons et toutes traductions" would later become "toutes contrefaçons et traductions".- "Les traits" does not yet have a capital letter.   The typographic corrections did not appear all at the same time. Thus, some copies have all these characteristics except the space before the comma, while others are entirely corrected, but with the space reinstated and another space inserted after "Lois" (which serves to order the typographic layout of the page).The title page also has several more or less marked variants:- The absence of the full stop and final bracket after "Les tragiques, liv.II", which characterizes this copy, was corrected on many others.- The space between the "4" and the comma in Poulet-Malassis' address is not yet present in this first impression, but would appear in other copies independently of the previous correction.- Finally, the spacing of the characters in the publisher's name differs according to title page. On ours, "libraires-éditeurs" ends level with the final "B" of "Broise"; while on other title pages, it finishes before the "B" or, by contrast, halfway along the "R".   The other copies we have consulted do not show a homogeneity of corrections, and one can see several states of the title page, with one or more corrections.A thorough analysis of these changes remains, therefore, to be undertaken. Let us merely say that the copies on Hollande that we have seen show the same typographic characteristics as ours, except for the error in "s'enhardissant".Let us also add that, contrary to the bibliographical information in current usage, the covers do not show differences other than the ones described by Carteret, first and foremost. Some of the errors that have appeared on the title page of this copy are indeed found on some covers, mostly on those of the so-called "third state", which seems always to be present on first impression copies, like those on Hollande (whose only difference with this "third state" is the price - 6fr instead of 3fr - marked on the back).   The covers having been printed after the main body of the work - if Baudelaire's letters are to be believed - it is hard to draw conclusions about this correlation between the first issue and the third state of the cover; but it does open the way to certain hypotheses.Might we suppose that the succession of states is not as we believe it to be and that, like the first quire, the errors were not corrected during printing but, quite the contrary, "introduced" by the workers at the press?A number of questions remain up in the air surrounding the printing and distribution of this work, despite its important place within French literature. Thus, non-expurgated copies are often presented as copies sold before Poulet-Malassis' "ridiculous surgical intervention" (to borrow a phrase from Baudelaire) on the 200 copies still available. In actual fact, Baudelaire's correspondence, like that of Poulet-Malassis, reveals that sales were far less galloping and most of the copies were quite simply pulled and "put away somewhere safe" by the author and the publisher. "Quick, hide - but hide well! - the whole of the edition; you must have 900 copies still unbound. There are another hundred at Lanier's; they seemed quite taken aback that I wanted to save 50; I put them in a safe place... There are 50 left, then, to feed Justice, that Hound of Hell!" Baudelaire wrote to Poulet-Malassis on the 11th July 1857. The publisher, too, swung into action by spreading his stock around various "accomplices", including Asselineau, to whom he wrote on the 13th July: "Baudelaire wrote me an urgent letter that I received yesterday, in which he informed me of the seizure. I want to see him before I believe it, but in any event we've taken some precautions. THE COPIES ARE SAFE and thanks to your good will, we will be sending by rail today a case with 200 copies still unbound, which I would ask you to keep until my next visit... "We have found no trace of these copies, placed in storage, then being brought back into commercial circulation. Could one draw a link between these unbound copies and the various states of the cover, for which we do not really know the reason (corrections being almost entirely insignificant)? Could these copies have been put back into circulation intact, despite the verdict?The rarity of copies of the first edition of les Fleurs du Mal would lead one to suspect that the unsold copies that were not subjected to censure disappeared, at least in part. That said, the enormous importance of this work has made it, right from the start, one of the most universally sought-after bibliographical items (a note on Poulet-Malassis' copy reveals that the prices of copies on Hollande multiplied by six in barely a few months) and therefore most difficult to acquire.Copies of the first impression - ours with an error corrected by the poet himself - in prestigious signed bindings are, after the few on Hollande and inscribed copies, the rarest and most prestigious state of this founding work of modern poetry.  Poulet-Malassis & De Broise Paris 1857 122x195mm relié sous étui

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        Madame Bovary

      Michel Lévy frères. Original edition.Binding open eggplant sorrow, back with four nerves purposes set with triple gilt fillets decorated with cold boxes, cold rollers on caps and cuts, framing quintuple gold striping and a wide net on the cold dishes, lace golden framing of contreplats, guards and contreplats silk moiré cream, light freckles on minor contreplats and guards, all edges gilt, bookplate pasted on a contreplat a clear wetting minor in the first foot slips the book, elegant contemporary binding (which occurs just as Clouzot).Very rare autograph signed by the author Alfred Guerard, close friend of Bouilhet which is dedicated to the book:"Alf. GuerardRemember friendshipGustave Flaubert "(The last letters of the word friendship and Flaubert's name was trimmed by the bookbinder).Autographs shipments are rare on Flaubert Madame Bovary. (See Clouzot).Alfred Guerard was with Gustave Flaubert closest friend Bouilhet. This large industrial Rouen was also a friend of the arts and a true patron Bouilhet who dedicated several works. Flaubert, as evidenced by his correspondence, was not wanting to invite him to his literary or artistic dinners. It will include, in 1863, one of the very few listeners Castle hearts, magic aborted knew that this "solemn reading before an Areopagus" Flaubert selects among his friends from high society: "We wanted to have a bourgeois public to judge the effect of the naive work "(see the letters to his niece Caroline in December 1863).Nice copy with autograph sending richly established contemporary binding. Michel Lévy frères Paris 1857 10,5x17cm 2 volumes reliés en 1

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        Géographie du moyen Age, étudiée par Joachim Lewelel.

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

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        Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa Including a Sketch of Sixteen Year' 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. Undetermined. near fine. 1st edition, later Issue. ix, 687, [8]pp. Thick octavo. Original brown boards with decorative blind stamp. Rebacked, retaining original backstrip. Gilt title on spine. Bookplate on front paste down endpaper. 47 wood engraved illustrations, including folding engraved frontis and portrait plate. 2 folding maps, one in pocket inside back cover. Abbey, Travel, 347. David Livingstone is one of the most famous nineteenth-century explorers who traveled to Africa. His first published narrative was a bestseller. Livingstone made contributions to geography, medicine and science, the abolition of the slave trade, as well as in missionary work. 1857

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

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

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        THE EVIDENCES AGAINST CHRISTIANITY

      New York: Calvin Blanchard, 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Two volumes. New York: Calvin Blanchard, 1857. Second edition, revised and expanded. Born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Hittell (1825-1901) graduated from Miami University (Ohio) and practiced law before joining a company of adventureres en route to the gold fields of California. He spent the winter of 1849-50 in the mines of Reading's Diggings, then worked on Cottonwood Creek. After moderate success, he gave up the gold hunt in May 1850 and settled in Sonoma. In 1852, he moved to San Francisco and joined the editorial staff of Alta California, where he remained employed for the following 25 years. He also wrote several important books on California, including Yosemite: Its Wonders and Its Beauties (1868) and A History of the City of San Francisco, and Incidentally of the State of California (1878), as well as this controversial work in which Hittell employs "pantheistic evidence" against the supersitions of Christianity. Though widely condemned, it elicited praise from those associated with Transcendentalism and the Freethought movement. Nevertheless, Hittell later regretted the work and actively worked to suppress it. Presentation copy, inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Hittell to his brother, Theodore H. Hittell, a prominent San Francisco attorney whose History of California (four volumes, 1885-97) is considered the first serious and orderly study of the Golden State, on the front flyleaf in the first volume. Octavo. Original brown cloth bindings, with blind-stamped decorations and gilt titles. Light toning and justa hint of foxing to the contents, with some minor edgewear to the boards; otherwise very good.

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        A Two Year's Cruise off Tierra del Fuego, The Falkland Islands, Patagonia and in the River Plate: A Narrative of Life in the South Seas in 2 volumes. Volume I & II

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, London, 1857.. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcovers. pp.376,368. colour frontis' colour plates with tissue guards, 2 folding maps at rear of volume 1, folding map at rear of volume 2. Very good set, some foxing mainly to prelims and verso of plates, small tear on one map. Small tear to cloth at top of spine on volume 1. Small news clipping pasted in on top edge, at end of volume 2. Title on spine..."Snow's Voyages to the South Seas and Tierra del Fuego. .

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        Autograph letter, signed, to Heinrich Barth (?)].[London], 9 December, 1855. Folded leaf (18.5 x 11.4 cm). In English.

      - Cf. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society vol. 1 (1857), nr. 1, pp. 12-13. Letter by Frederick William Beechey (1796-1856), Arctic explorer and from 1855 president of the Royal Geographical Society. The author discusses a paper on the geography of Central Africa which will be read at the Society "tomorrow evening". The paper referred to was James MacQueen's "Notes on the Geography of Central Africa", read on 10 December.The first page of the letter bears the name of "Dr Barth", possibly the German Africa explorer Heinrich Barth. Beechey mentions the possibility of arranging a meeting between the addressee and Sir Roderick Murchison, one of the founders of the Royal Geographical Society and Beechey's successor as president. In fine condition.

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        PROSTITUTION, CONSIDERED IN ITS MORAL, SOCIAL & SANITARY ASPECTS, IN LONDON AND OTHER LARGE CITIES WITH PROPOSALS FOR THE MITIGATION AND PREVENTION OF ITS ATTENDANT EVILS

      John Churchill, London 1857 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ix, (1), 190, (2), 40 pp. Dark brown grained cloth, gilt title to spine, head and tail of spine a touch worn. Orig yellow pastedowns, with bookplate mounted inside the front cover. A Light spotting to prelims and title-page. A near-Fine copy. Scarce. William Acton (1813-75) was a British medical doctor and writer well known for his views on moral issues. On the subject of prostitution Acton concluded that "Vanity, giddiness, greediness, love of dress, distress, hunger, mark women prostitutes, but not general sensuality." Following publication of this major work, Acton spent the rest of his life trying to teach upper-class English citizens how to manage the idea of child masturbation. This was referred to as "masturbation hysteria" at the time, and people had several beliefs, such as that masturbation could lead to blindness. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Times of Alexander Hamilton

      J.W. Bradley, Philadelphia 1857 - Beautiful leather binding with gilt designs. 7.5 inches tall, about 5.5 inches wide. All page blocks in red. Great engraved frontispiece of Hamilton. Condition: Very Good condition. Binding is solid and tight. Hinges and joints are sturdy, with no cracking or tears. Hinges have been professionally strengthened. No missing pages. Some light corner/edge wear to cloth, leather. Some foxing mainly to the first few pages and portrait of Hamilton. This copy is unique in that it is inscribed to an attorney by the publisher himself.Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 - July 12, 1804) was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation's financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and The New York Post newspaper. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the main author of the economic policies of the George Washington administration. He took the lead in the funding of the states' debts by the Federal government, as well as the establishment of a national bank, a system of tariffs, and friendly trade relations with Britain. His vision included a strong central government led by a vigorous executive branch, a strong commercial economy, with a national bank and support for manufacturing, plus a strong military. This was challenged by Virginia agrarians Thomas Jefferson and James Madison who formed a rival party. They favored strong states based in rural America and protected by state militias as opposed to a strong national army and navy. They denounced Hamilton as too friendly toward Britain and toward monarchy in general, and too oriented toward cities, business and banking. Hamilton was among those dissatisfied with the weak national government. He led the Annapolis Convention, which successfully influenced Congress to issue a call for the Philadelphia Convention in order to create a new constitution. He was an active participant at Philadelphia, and he helped achieve ratification by writing 51 of the 85 installments of The Federalist Papers which, to this day, are the single most important reference for Constitutional interpretation. Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr tied for the presidency in the electoral college in 1801, and Hamilton helped to defeat Burr, whom he found unprincipled, and to elect Jefferson despite philosophical differences. Hamilton continued his legal and business activities in New York City, and was active in ending the international slave trade. Vice President Burr ran for governor of New York State in 1804, and Hamilton crusaded against him as unworthy. Burr took offense and challenged him to a duel. Burr mortally wounded Hamilton, who died the next day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arabischer Circus auf dem Paradeplatz, von der rühmlichst bekannten Gesellschaft des Rudolph Knie.

      (Frankfurt) Druck von Rudolf Baist, (1857). Einblattdruck mit Holzschnitt-Illustration, zwei tanzende Artistinnen im Kostüm zeigend (14 x 21 cm). Blattgr.: 41 x 27 cm. In insgesamt 8 Abteilungen wurden u. a. aufgeführt: Tänze auf dem englischen Seile; Die Leiter-Promenade; Böhmische Polka, Slowaken-Tanz getanzt von Frl. Knie und Frl. Brask (dazu wohl die Illustration), Herr Hesselbach auf der rollenden Kugel und Die französischen Trapeze, aufgeführt von Herrn Samson. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Madame Bovary

      Michel Levy Freres 1857 - First edition, first trade issue with "Senart" for "Senard" on the dedication page. Two volumes, in contemporary half leather binding with a bit of restoration, bound without publisher's catalog at rear. Owner names at front of each volume, sporadic age spotting to pages. A charming copy of the author's debut novel, a breakthrough in the craft of literary narration that helped create the modern novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Istituzioni di Gajus commentarj quattro. Testo, versione e note. Con introduzione e appendici. Volume primo e secondo. Biblioteca giuridica teorico-pratica pubblicata per cura dell'avv. Giuseppe Tedeschi

      Libreria alla Minerva Editrice, 1857. In 8, pp. XXXVIII+200, VIII+205. Rilegatura coeva m. tela con impressioni in oro sul dorso. Testo latino a fronte. Rare fioriture sperse. Un alone all'angolo inf. delle prime 58 pagine e delle ultime 20 del vol. 2. Timbro di possesso sul frontesp. del vol. 1.

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        Souvenir de Constantinople. (= Einbd.tit.).

      Quer-8. 15 Kartonbll. auf Leinenfälzchen m. 30 mont. Orig.photgr. m. hs. Bildunterschriften (Albuminabzüge, Bildformat ca. 16,5 x 12 cm, meist in der Platte betitelt, teils mit Fotografenangabe und Nummerierung). Roter OHalblederbd. m. goldgepr. Deckeltitel (in arabischer u. lateinischer Schrift), blindgepr. Deckelrahmen u. umseit. Rottschnitt. Einbd. angestaubt u. an den Kapitalen etw. abgerieben, die Kartonbll. etw. gebräunt u. stockfl. Souvenir-Album von Konstantinopel für den sich seinerzeit etablierenden Orient-Tourismus mit 30 photographischen Aufnahmen aus dem bedeutenden Fotostudio Sébah & Joailler. Das Fotostudio wurde 1857 in Istanbul von Pascal Sébah (1823-1886), einem der führenden Photographen im osmanischen Reich, gegründet. Nach dem Tod des Gründers wurde der französische Photograf Policarpe Joaillier (1848-1904) 1884/85 zum Partner und führte das Unternehmen schließlich unter dem Namen Sébah-Joaillier weiter. Stilistisch fotografierte er in der Tradition des Ateliergründers weiter und es entstand eine groß angelegte Serie von Landschafts- und Monumentalfotografien von Instanbul. Die Firma erhielt das Recht, den Titel Photographen des Sultans zu tragen. Die Fotografien wurden unter anderem zur Illustration von wissenschaftlichen Werken über den Orient verwendet. 1890 übernahm der nun 18-jährige Sohn des Gründers, Jean-Pascal Sébah, das Geschäft. Die lange und komplexe Firmengeschichte macht es schwierig, die Urheberschaft der einzelnen Aufnahmen eindeutig nachzuvollziehen. Hinweise geben die Signaturen: Jean Pascal Sébah hatte die Signatur seines Vaters P. Sebah um seine Initialen auf J. P. Sebah erweitert, Joaillier wiederum signierte mit Sebah & Joaillier. Bei unserem Album sind 15 Aufnahmen mit Sebah & Joaillier u. nur eine Aufnahme m. P. Sébah gezeichnet, die übrigen sind nicht signiert. - Die Aufnahmen zeigen Typen, Straßenszenen und Bauwerke. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.

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        Autograph letter signed. Berlin, 1. III. 1857.

      1857. 8vo. 4 pp. on bifolium. To Mr. Brendel, apologizing for sending an article with delay .

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        Little Dorrit.

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1857. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (210 x 135 mm). Contemporary brown half calf, marbled boards, black morocco label, elaborate gilt decoration to spine, blind stamping to boards, marbled endpapers and edges. Frontispiece, vignette title page, and 38 plates. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some wear and rubbing to extremities, boards a little scuffed, oxidisation to plates as usual, a few small tears to pp. 313-316, a very good copy. First edition, bound from the parts. Dickens's errata on p. 317 ("William" instead of "Frederick") and pp. 469-74 ("Rigaud" instead of "Blandois") have been neatly supplied by hand.

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        HISTORY OF CHIVALRY AND ANCIENT ARMOUR

      Willis & Sotheran 1857 - This famously illustrated work comes bound in the publishers blue cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, in an oblong 8vo format (11 3/4" X 9 1/4"). The binding shows some wear and scuffing with a bubble in the cloth on the rear board, ever so slightly cocked. The work is complete with 62 very attractive hand colored plates many of which are folding double page. Plate #30 is bound as a frontis. Plates are from very good (only a hand full with light toning and some with transfer as no tissue guards were used) to fine (virtually no faults) with most being the latter.Bookplate and pencil inscription inside front board/fly. The text describes the Feudal system, knighthood and its importance to the history of the middle ages. Translated from the German edition which precedes this edition. Often broken up and scarce in the trade. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Thomas Bookseller]
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        Little Dorrit. With illustrations by H. K. Browne.

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857 - Octavo (210 x 135 mm). Contemporary brown half calf, marbled boards, black morocco label, elaborate gilt decoration to spine, blind stamping to boards, marbled endpapers and edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some wear and rubbing to extremities, boards a little scuffed, oxidisation to plates as usual, a few small tears to pp. 313-316, a very good copy. Frontispiece, vignette title page, and 38 plates. First edition, bound from the parts. Dickens's errata on p. 317 ("William" instead of "Frederick") and pp. 469-74 ("Rigaud" instead of "Blandois") have been neatly supplied by hand. Smith I.12. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Nederlandsche Kleederdragten, naar de natuur geteekend door Valentyn Bing en Braet Von Ueberfeldt. Costumes des Pays-Bas, dessinés d'après nature par V. Bing et Braet Von Ueberfeldt

      1857 - Précieux exemplaire du tirage de luxe, imprimé sur grand papier, avec les 74 lithographies entièrement en couleurs. Amsterdam, Frans Buffa en Zonen, [1850]-1857.Soit 2 parties en 1 volume in-folio de I/ (2) ff., (14) ff., 56 planches à pleine page en couleurs numérotées ; II/ (6) ff. et 18 planches à pleine page en couleurs numérotées. Pte. déchirure restaurée dans la marge de 2 planches sans manque, dernier f. de texte plus court et restauré sans manque. Reliure romantique en demi-maroquin brun, cadre décoratif frappé or sur les plats composé de filets et d'un motif floral, dos à nerfs orné dans les caissons d'un motif frappé à froid. Qq. taches et frottements, restauration en queue du dos. Reliure de l'époque.540 x 385 mm. / Precious copy from the deluxe issue, printed on large paper, with the 74 lithographs entirely in color. Amsterdam, Frans Buffa en Zonen, [1850]-1857.That is 2 parts in 1 folio volume [540 x 385 mm] of : I/ (2) ll., (14) ll., 56 full-page numbered plates in color; II/ (6) ll. and 18 full-page numbered plates in color. Small tear restored in the margin of 2 plates without loss, last l. of text shorter and restored without loss.Romantic binding in brown half-morocco, gilt decorative frame stamped on the covers composed of fillets and a floral pattern, spine ribbed and decorated with a blind-stamped pattern. A few stains and rubbings, restoration on the foot of the spine. Contemporary binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Camille Sourget]
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        TIERSOT Julien Danses Populaires Françaises Orchestre ca1903

      - TIERSOT Julien Danses Populaires Françaisespour Orchestrepar Julien Tiersot(1857-1936)1. Branle Carré et Pastourelle2. Marche de Noce (Berri)3. Branle de Savoie4. Intermède (Légende Bretonne)5. Farandole et Danses ProvençalesConducteur : 144 pagesMatériel d'Orchestre : 1er Violons x6, 2e Violons x4, Altos x3, Violoncelles x3, Contrebasses x3, Flutes, Hautbois et Cor Anglais, Clarinettes, Bassons, Cors, Trompettes, 1er et 2e Trombones, 3e Trombone, Timbales, Tambourin, Triangle, HarpeParis, Henry Lemoine & Cie 19357 & 19358 HLDébut XXe siècle ca1903 (Edition originale)Très bon état014317 Orchestre [Attributes: First Edition]

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