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      POEMS AND SONGS1858; Robert Burns; London, Bell and Daldy; Full Rebound Leather, Hayday Bindery; Illustrated by Birket Foster, Linton, Evans, Cooper, Others; Fore Edge Painting; 272 Pages; w6.8"xh9"; Very Rare!!!Great For any Fan of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; Very Rare Size for a Fore Edge Painting, usually much smaller!!!ATTRIBUTES:A Gorgeous, sleek full leather cover design with ornate stamped boards and binding, marble end pages, gold page edges, with a pretty fore edge painting when pages are fanned of a Man fishing, looks like there is a signature to lower left, with around 50 great illustrations throughout and some Classic Poetry!!!SOME CONTENTS INCLUDED:COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT, DEATH AND DYING WORDS OF POOR MAILIE, TO A MOUSE, LAMENT OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, HALLOWEEN, A VISION, SONG OF DEATH, SONGS AND BALLADS, ETC.  MUCH MORE!!!BACKGROUND: Robert Burns (25 January 1759 ?" 21 July 1796) (also known as Robbie Burns, Rabbie Burns, Scotland's favourite son, the Ploughman Poet, Robden of Solway Firth, the Bard of Ayrshire and in Scotland as The Bard) was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English and a light Scots dialect, accessible to an audience beyond Scotland. He also wrote in standard English, and in these writings his political or civil commentary is often at its bluntest.CONDITION:Condition is Good/Good+.  Some wear to edges, darkening near edges/hinges, some surface wear to hinges, hinges holding but would handle with care, light blemish here and there, text block is good, spine bends in a bit when opened so would handle with care.  Overall, for over 155 years old its in Good/Good+ Condition!!!

      [Bookseller: Roga Books]
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        The Illinois Central Railroad Company offers for sale over 1,500,000 acres selected farming and wood lands in tracts of forty acres and upwards, to suit purchasers on long credits and at low rates of interest : situated on each side of their railroad, extending all the way from the extreme north to the south of the state of Illinois

      Chicago: Illinois Central Rail Road Office. 1858. 8vo, 5 p.l., p. 5-80; full-p. map of Illinois, double-p. map of the guide to the Illinois Central Railroad Lands, wood-engraved frontispiece, 6 wood- engraved illustrations in the text; slight nibble out of the fore-margin of the first 3 leaves, else a near fine copy in original yellow pictorial wrappers. Another edition, with same text, has imprint: Boston, G.C. Rand & Avery, printers, 1857. Byrd 2683; Ante-Fire Imprints, 263.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Alster Bassin. Jungfernstieg. Alsterdamm. Kolorierte Lithographie von Wilhelm Heuer, gedruckt von Ch.Fuchs.

      1858.. 30,0 x 48,3 cm. Zeigt den Blick vom Jungfernstieg auf die Lombardsbrücke, noch ohne Dampfboote, die erst ab 1859 fuhren, links die 1855 gebaute "umgestürzte Kommode". Gerienigtes Exemplar mit neuerem Kolorit. Salamon Pan 2a. Nebenstehende Abbildung zeigt nur einen Teil des Blattes. [SW - Ansicht, Ansichten, Hamburgensien, Hamburgensie].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Tessin]
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        Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping. From 1st July, 1858, to the 30th June 1859

      Lincoln's-Inn-Fields: Cox & Wyman 1858, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) lvi, viii, 32, 700+. Very good. Thick Octavo, in original brown leather with gilt titles and decorations, with elaborate LLoyd's design on cover, with shipping firm's name and date. Cover lightly rubbed with no significant loss. Marbeled endpapers, with several erraa tipped into front concerning changes and notices of alterations. Copy 1561 issued to George Robertson & Sons. Text printed on light blue paper, text block clean and solid. Contents include: List of the Committee; Liverpool Branch; List of the Surveyors; List of Subscribers; Rules and Regulations; Scales for Ascertaining the Scantlings of Timbers; Scale Shewing the Shifts of Plank Required; Scale for Ascertaining the Sizes of Bolts Required; Table Shewing the Sizes of Bolts Required; Tables of Timbering and Planking; Form of Reports of Survey; Form of Certificates of Machinery for Vessels Navigated by Steam; Form of Certificates of Classification; Key to the Register; Table of Ships Classed in the Register-Book; Alphabetical Lists of Vessels Classed; List of Steam Vessels Classed; List of Vessels Built of Iron; Supplement to the Register; Appendix.- Liverpool Committee; Vessels Classed by the Liverpool Committee; Scale for Anchors and Cables List of Agents to Lloyd's; List of Packets Employed in the Service of the Post-Office; List of Packets Employed in the Conveyance of Mails; Table Shewing the Dates to Which the Register-Book is Posted. No copies on OCLC..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Reisen in Ost-Afrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1837-55. Zur Beförderung der ostafrikanischen Erd- und Missionskunde. (NUR!!) Band 2: "Meine größere Reisen in Ostafrika" mit der gefalt. Karte. (Vorgebunden das Tbl. und Inhaltsverzeichnis, Seite I-XIV, des 1. (!!) Bandes)

      Korntal/Stgt., Selbstverlag / Stroh, 1858.. Erste Ausgabe. 522 Seiten, (Seite 552 mit dem Inhaltsverz. und dem "Druckfehlerverz." des 2. Bandes) mit der grossen, gefalt. Karte. Einfacher, rissiger Halbleineneinband.. Innen gut und der Zt. entspr. nur ein w. angebräunt. Seltene Erstausgabe des leider nur 2. Bandes, jedoch mit der gelft. Karte.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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        Watercolour: Bicyclists in front of Church

      - William T. Smedley (1858-1920) studied art and engraving at then Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, then in Paris under Jean-Paul Laurens, of the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian. Today Smedley is best know for his illustrations of Twain's "The Gilded Age" (1899). In 1890 he received the Evans Prize of the American Watercolor Society 13 x 9.5 inches. Signed lower right. Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Blütenkranz aus Dschamis zweitem Diwan. Bei der XVIII. General-Versammlung der D. M. G. den hochverehrten deutschen Gästen zu Begrüssung in der Kaiserstadt dargebracht. Wien, 25. September 1858.

      K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei,, Wien, 1858 - Wien, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1858. 43 S. OBrosch. In persischer und deutscher Sprache. - Fachmännisch restauriert, neuaufgebunden, St. a. erster S., Gbrsp., leicht stockfleckig, etw. wasserrandig. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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      Johnson & Yerkes, state printers, Little Rock, AR 1858 - Small 4to. 256pp. Illustrated, 6 color tinted lithographed plates. Contemporary black half-leather (joints and extremities rubbed) and marbled boards; some foxing, but very good. First edition. With a contemporary Arkansas binder's ticket affixed to the front pastedown: "Bound by / John Reardon, / Book Seller, / Little Rock." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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        A Manual of the Principal Instruments Used in American Engineering and Surveying, Manufactured By W. & L. E. Gurley : Troy N. Y. [ Fourth Edition ]

      W & L. E. Gurley, Troy NY 1858 - First Edition. [4 - 2 frontispieces], [2-title page], [1]-125, [1-blank], [2-table contents], [I]-XV (supplement to manual, drawing instruments), [5- advertisements]. Original pink (wood-pattern) paper boards, spine mostly perished. Front cover coming detached lower 2 inches. Original publisher's label on front cover perished. The Fourth Edition of this reference work about Gurley instruments that was continuously published well past 40 editions into the 1940s. The company finally ceased making surveying instruments in 1980, an impressive accomplishment having lived through many technological changes since its' founding in 1845. Instrument catalogues this early are quite rare and difficult to obtain. This is the earliest Gurley catalogue we've owned in the last 10 years. A very useful reference for the collector, institution, or dealer. Nicely illustrated throughout. Stiff Wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB )]
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        Original-Ansichten von Deutschland. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von Ludwig Rohbock, Carl Würbs u.a. In Stahl gestochen von deutschen Künstlern. Mit einem historisch topographischen Text. 11.r Band.

      Gustav George Lange,, Darmstadt, 1858 - Darmstadt, Gustav George Lange, 1858. IV S. + 56 Tafeln und Textanhang (75 Bll.). OHld. Mit Ansichten von Berlin (12), Potsdam (8), Düsseldorf (7), Elberfeld, (4), Braunschweig (16), Wolfenbüttel (4) und Kassel (5). - Mit Seidenhemdchen, Tintenfleck a. Inhaltsverzeichnis, stockfleckig (hauptsächlich der Text), Ebd. m. Gbrsp.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Carmina Omnia perpetuo commentario ad modum Joannis Bond. Explicuit Fr. Dubner

      . Paris: Firmin Didot 1858. Illustrated with 24 mounted albumen prints taken from paintings. 12mo. XVI + 470 + [2] pp. Nice clean copy bound in full brown morocco with wide inner ornamental borders, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, centralgilt ornament on boards. The binding signed Bauser. Spine weakly faded..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Engelska Ostindien. Hindustans natur, folk, historia och seder.

      . Fri öfversättning fran tyskan af Kiellman-Göranson. Stockh. 1858. Med kort samt 24 stalstik. 317 s. Samt. hlvldr. With map and 24 steelengravings. Contp. halfleather. * Medindbundet/ Bound with: "Nyheter fran alla verldsdelar". Stockh. 1858. 79 s..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        THE FLORAL KEEPSAKE a selection of forty-eight accurately coloured figures of tender and hardy useful and ornamental plants

      George Willis, 1858, hardback, Book Condition: Fairhardback, 4to, blue cloth badly stained and largely lifted from boards, extremeties of covers rubbed, loss to head and tail of spine, upper hinge cracked and front free endpaper torn at top and bottom corners, staining from upper board penetrating to front pastedown, the scarce hand coloured chromo-lithographic plates are however in largely very good condition, two or three of the forty-eight have minor foxing, colours bright and clear, pages unpaginated but all present. Externally as a binding or breaking copy, internally as plates, very good, Book

      [Bookseller: Pendleburys - the bookshop in the hills]
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        The Flower of The Flock

      London: Published by W.S. Johnson & Co, n.d. [1858] - Inscribed by the author (1814-1880) to his Daughter, "To Violet Kate Egan/ from her father/ Pierce Egan/ with his tenderest love and/ affection/ March 8th 1870." First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. iv, 328; iv, 304; iv, 320 pp. Bound in contemporary presentation green pebbled morocco, gilt extra, a.e.g. by Leighton Son and Hodge. Spine faded, else fine. Sadleir 811; Wolff 2045 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        PAVED WITH GOLD or The Romance And Reality Of The London Streets

      London- UK: Chapman & Hall, 1858. PAVED WITH GOLD or The Romance And Reality Of The London Streets- by Augustus Mayhew- Illustrated by Phiz (H. K. Browne)- Chapman and Hall- London- UK- 1858- 1st edition-1st Printing- Hardcover: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall- VG/ no dj as issued- Brown blindstamped cloth with gilt titles and illustration on spine. Corners slightly bumped and light rubbing to extremities- binding is clean, square and tight. Binding by Bone & Son, Fleet Street London-UK- original binding- indicated on back inner cover- viii-408pp are clean, no tears or writing- armorial bookplate of Blackburne on inner cover endpaper. A notation in pencil by this previous owner (long time ago) that the books has sold as high as $55 in previous auctions)- light foxing on some pages, but very minimal. A nice clean copy of this difficult book. All plates by Phiz are present- See our Photos- Divided into three parts, this is a tale of London life in the mid-Victorian era.- Scarce- Fiction-Adventure-Victorian-Illustrated (3943). 1st Edition-1st Printing. Cloth. VG/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by H. K. Browne. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

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        Notice sur la Régence de Tunis.

      Fick, Genève, 1858. - 175 X 250 mm. broché, couverture imprimée, titre orné d'armoiries dans une panoplie. 261 pp. Edition hors-commerce tirée à 1000 ex. (Weigelt 66). Couv. et tranches défraîchies, dos renforcé et muet. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens & modernes]
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        Sermon Preached Before the St. George Society in New Yor on St. George's Day

      New York: Printed for St. George's Society by John F. Trow, 1858. First edition. Stunning Exhibition Binding made for Queen Victoria by Edward Walker (The New York Bindery) executed mid-Nineteenth Century (ca. 1859). With binder's signature in gilt on front cover, middle bottom, "Bound by E. Walker and Sons, New York." A dazzling binding richly decorated in gilt on covers and spine with matching oval vellum insets containing gilt and morocco onlay decorations depicting St. George slaying the dragon, motto, shield and crown. Magnificent full-size doublures with heavy gilt and multi-color morocco onlays, gilt-ruled vellum free endpapers. Superb and richly gilt gauffered edges, on all three edges centered with "V.R." for Victoria Regina. edard Walker, noted expatriate bookbinder who settled in New York City, was especially known for his lavish heavilty gilt-tooled morocco bindings. This is perhaps among the finest he ever produced. 28pp., taking up about a third of the sheets, the remaining of which remain blank. Minor rubbing to head and foot of spine, else fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Autograph Letter to Sir John Simeon (waxes on, about D.G. Rossetti)

      3pp on folded sheet. "Highwood Cottage, Fortis Green, Finchley, May 18, 1858." An early letter by Patmore (1823-1896), famed English poet and Pre-Raphaelite associate, to the baronet John Simeon who had recently published a book on John Donne, and noteworthy in Patmore's mentioning and promoting Dante Gabriel Rossetti's incipient book publication: "Gabriel Rossetti, the painter, is about to print a selection from almost unknown Italian poets previous to Dante ["Early Italian Poets," Smith, Elder adn Co., 1861]. Patmore continues: "I have seen the M.S. and am sure that the work is one which will give you great pleasure. I know of no other poetry so intense and lofty as some of these pieces, which are as ingenious and intellectual as Donne, and far more passionate." Fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        California and its Resources. A Work for the Merchant, the Capitalist, and the Emigrant.

      London: Trubner and Co., 1858. - 8vo., (8 ¾ x 5 5/8 inches). Advertisement leaf. 2 folding lithographed maps (each with a repaired tear); tinted lithographed frontispiece; 13 black-and-white and 7 tinted lithographed illustrations in a total of 16 plates (some spotting). Original publisher's pebbled cloth, covers stamped in gilt and in blind, the spine titled in gilt (binding a bit shaken but holding). Provenance: Contemporary manuscript ownership inscription of John Hamilton to title page. First edition. A beautifully illustrated paean to California. "Scarce. One of the best books on the resources of California, with much historical material on the Vigilance Committee" (Howell). As the title suggests, the purpose of this book is to encourage people of all stripes to settle in California, from the European emigrant to the ambitious businessman, highlighting the opportunities presented by the discovery of gold in the region. "One of the best early surveys of the natural resources of California" (Currey and Kruska). The author seeks to give an overview of California's natural resources and its history, as well as the best routes to reach it. One map outlines the various routes to California from Europe, while the other portrays the whole territory, with an inset of the neighboring areas. The illustrations "are of much Gold Rush significance" (Wheat), in particular the two views of Yosemite, which "were derived from sketches made by Thomas A. Ayres in 1855. These illustrations appear to be the first views of Yosemite Valley published in a book" (Currey and Kruska). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858. First edition. Superb full green crushed morocco with gilt edge ruling and lettering with multiple ruled compatments, more ornate gilt designs on dentelles by Zaehnsdorf [signed, "Bound by Zaehnsdorf 1896" in publisher's stamped letters, bottom verso of front endsheet]. Original bright green printed wrappers bound in place, i.e. entire book bound together as a unit. A superb early Zaehnsdorf binding in near fine condition; contents near fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        Der Jura. Mit 3 Uebersichtstafeln, 421 Holzschnitten u. einem Atlas von 100 Tafeln.

      Tüb Laupp 1858 - gr.8°. VI, 842 S. Halbleder d. Zt. Rücken etwas beschabt, insgesamt gutes, festes Expl.! 1.100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Klaus Schöneborn]
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        Walton's Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson

      London: Henry Washbourne and Co.,, 1858. A New Edition to which is added, a Memoir of Mr. Izaac Walton, by Will: Dowling, Esquire, of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law, with Illustrative Notes, Engravings, Index, etc., etc. Octavo (175 × 116 mm). Full red morocco "extra gilt" by Mansell, title direct to spine, fleurons gilt to compartments, twined floral rolled panel with dog-tooth borders, foliate edge-roll, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and 8 other plates, 5 of them portraits, engraved illustrations to the text, title page in red and black. Very light shelf-wear, some browning throughout, particularly to the plates which have off-set to the facing pages, but overall a very good copy, handsomely presented. Second issue of this New Edition, first published the previous year, the text largely based on John Major's 1825 edition, with the addition of Dowling's memoir of Walton. William Mansell was successor to the famed James Hayday. Large armorial bookplate of Charles Preston Crewe to the front pastedown. Born in London, Crewe travelled to South Africa in 1878 and served in the Cape Mounted Riflemen, participating in the Ninth Frontier War and the Basuto War of 1880. Subsequently worked for the Kaffrarian Colonial Bank and as a manager of the Kleinfontein Mine on the Witwatersrand. During the Anglo-Boer War, he raised and trained a volunteer corps in the Eastern Province and was later promoted to colonel in charge of a mobile column of the Western Cape. Crewe became Member of Parliament for Aliwal North in 1902 and acted as Colonial Secretary and later as Minister of Agriculture. He held the office of Member of the Legislative Assembly, Union of South Africa, for East London between 1910 and 1919. He fought in the campaign in German East Africa during the First World War.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Der Kehlkopfrachenspiegel und die Methode seines Gebrauches (Nr. 26: pp.401-409). + Sitzungsbericht: . Ludwig Türck: . über die Verwendung des Kehlkopfspiegels (Vorläufige Mitteilung) (Nr.17: p.271).

      - Z. k.k. Ges. Ärzte, 14/17+26. - N.F., 1. - Wien, Gerold, 26.April 1858 und 28.Juni 1858, 4°, pp.257-272; 401-416, in zwei verlagsfrische original Hefte in feiner Chemise; beigelegt zwei weitere Hefte mit Arbeiten zum Thema. First Edition - very fine copy! - "Ludwig Türck (1810-1868), at first sceptical of Garcia's laryngoscope, later adopted it and claimed from Czermak priority in its clinical employment; these two gentelment fought one another bitterly for some years over this point." - Further "Über die Verwerthung des Kehlkopfspiegels zur Diagnostik und Therapeutik der Krankheiten der Zunge" von Dr. semeleder (Nr.28, 12. Juli 1858, pp.431-438, 1 Abb.) and "Zur Verwerthung des Kehlkopf-Rachenspiegels" von Dr. Carl Störck (Nr.51, 20.Dec. 1858, pp.797-801, 2 Fig.). - - Garrison & Morton No.3330 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oriental and Western Siberia. A narrative pf Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures of Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary and part of Central Asia.

      London, Hurst and Blackwell 1858.. gr.-8°. VIII (2) 611 S. Mit 35 Textholzschn. u. 20 lithogr. (dav. 4 chromolith. u. 16 getönt. Taf.) OLn. m. Goldpräg. Rü. restaur. Vors. erneuert. Ohne Faltkarte. EA. First edition. - Atkinson (1799-1861). "Sieben Jahre lang durchzog er auf weitausgreifenden Routen ... die Regionen zwischen dem Ural im W und dem Baikal-See im O, dem Pit-Fluß im N und dem Tian-schan im S." (Henze I, 107)

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        Inner gateway of the palace, Delhi].

      Calcutta 1858 - Albumen print mounted on card. Good tonal range and in good condition, with printed caption on card "Printed at the school of Industrial Art, Calcutta, /from a negative by /Dr. Murray, /Civil Surgeon, Agra". Dimensions: 320 by 430mm. (13 by 17 inches).

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        Elementary History of the Progress of the Art of War

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1858. Octavo. Original red pebble-grained cloth, title and decorative panel gilt to the spine, blind panels to the boards. A little rubbed and soiled, head and tail of spine crumpled and slightly split, light browning, but overall very good, largely unopened. First edition. Uncommon. James John Graham, is a somewhat obscure figure. After passing out from Sandhurst in 1822 he served as judge-advocate in the West Indies, and briefly as an engineer. But between 1832 and 1835 he took civilian employment as secretary and treasurer to the South-Eastern Railway Company in England, and his only significant military service seems to have been as military secretary to Sir Robert Hussey Vivian, commander of the British "Turkish Contingent" in the Crimean War. His name is known to us today as the first translator of Clausewitz into English: his translation - with some revision - is still in print today. Interestingly he appears to make not a single reference to Clausewitz in the present work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Copies or Extracts of Correspondence Relative to the Discovery of Gold in the Fraser's River District, in British North America. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. July 2, 1858

      London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode 1858, 1st edition. () 18pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Folio (33.5 x 21.5 cm.) in original wrappers, sewn as issued with large folding hand coloured map. Lowther 67. Large folding hand coloured Litho map of "Reconnaissance of Fraser's River from Fort Hope to the Forks" by John Arrowsmith. Series: Great Britain. Parliament. 1858. Command Papers..

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        Geschichte der Vereinigten Staaten. Von den frühesten Zeiten bis zur Zeiten bis zur Administration von James Buchanan --- In 3 Bden; with Facsimile Copy of Declaration of Independence Uncorrected Proof, Handwriting By Thomas Jefferson

      Johnson, Fry & Companie, New York 1858 - Complete three volume set, firs edition in German language. Paper has age related toning, random light really minor foxing spots here and there. mall stamps with name on the corners of each title page, names black aout on the corners of front end papers in volume I and II --- Binding is tight with barely noticable starting on the front hindges, but still solid rigid and will last . Marbeled edges of the contents, decorative end papers. Numerous black and white illustrations on plates ( metal plates ) with paper guards. 1/4 brown genuine leather bound volumes with matching leathered corners of boards, leather boards. Five raised rings on the spines, golden titling and decorative pattern on spines. ----- Boards of teh books have some light rubbing spots, nothing major at all. Very light rubbing on the spines ( on raised rings and edges between covers and boards ). 539, 532 and 503 pages respectively. ------ Volume III includes facsimile copy of hand written Declaration of Independence with original marks and corrections. Despiote all mentioned small flaws this set still appears as solid very good for the age. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alexandria Books of America / Canada]
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        Diary of a Journey From the Mississippi to the Coasts of the Pacific with a United States Government Expedition

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. Volume 1 only of a two volume set: Translated by Mrs Percy Sinnett, with an introduction by Alexander von Humboldt, Original red blind stamped decorated boards, gold lettering to spine, some minor chipping to top and bottom of spine, a few shadowy marks to the background colour but generally clean and bright taking into the account the material used and the age of the book, a little bumping to corners, publisher's advertisement to front and back paste-down, on the front paste-down there is a neat fixed book plate showing the crest and name of a previous owner Albany Hawke Charlesworth (member of Parliament for Wakefield 1892), brown endpapers, 352 pages, illustrated with 6 chromo-lithographs, one woodcut, fold-out map. A very good tight and clean copy. Catalogs: Racoon hunting, Diary, Expeditions, Government Expedition, United States, Antiquarian, army exploration

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        Supplementary despatches and memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur, Duke of Wellington, K.G / edited by his son, the Duke of Wellington. [13 volumes]

      London : J. Murray, 1858-1872, 1858, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copies bound in modern (ca.1950) title-blocked orange cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Varying degrees of dust-toning to boards. Some scratch marks to the spine cover of volume 5. Volumes 2, 5, 9, 11 and 12 are unread copies with unopened pages. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: Ministry of Defence / War Office Library, with usual marks remaining. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical description: 15 v. ; 24 cm. Lacking volumes 13 and 15. Contents: v. 1-4. India, 1797-1805 - v. 5. Ireland, 1807-1809 - v. 6. Expedition to Denmark; plans for conquest of Mexico; expeditions to Portugal in 1808 & 1809; and the first advance of the British Army into Spain, 1807-1810 - v. 7. Peninsula, 1810-1813 - v. 8. Peninsula and South of France, 1813-1814 - v. 9. South of France, embassy to Paris and Congress of Vienna, 1814-1815 - v. 10. Waterloo, the campaign in France, and the capitulation of Paris by a military convention with the allied British and Prussian Armies, 1815 - v. 11. Occupation of France by the Allied armies; surrender of Napoleon; and restoration of the Bourbons, 1815-1817 - v. 12. Settlement of claims on France; financial state of France; differences between Spain and Portugal; negotiations respecting the colonies of Spain in America; plot and attempt to assassinate the Duke of Wellington; evacuation of France by the Allied armies, 1817-1818 - v. 14. Appendix, 1812 to end of the military series. Subjects: Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 -- Correspondence -- Letters -- Great Britain -- Army -- Officers -- Miltary History -- Sources -- 18th century -- 19th century.

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        Tratado de mecánica elemental / por D. José Balanzat, Coronel graduado, primer Comandante de Artillería, Profesor que fue de la Academia de su arma

      - Madrid: [s.n.] Imp. y Lit. Militar del Atlas, a cargo de D. Antonio Pérez Dubrull, 1858.- 201 p., 3 h.: al final13 láminas grabadas y plegadas; 4º (22,6 x 16 cm.); Plena Piel Chagrén roja, tapas artísticamente doradas a base de castillos y leones dorados, insertados en el centro de trazos romboidales marcados en nego, todo ello recuadrado en los márgenes por 3 filetes dorados, cantos dorados y contracantos con rueda en seco, lomera dorada con cuatro nervios, cortes dorados, guardas en papel moire amarillas.- Magnífica encuadernación de la época, con tan solo algunos roces en las esquinas que han sido debidamente restaurados. PRECIOSO EJEMPLAR. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aventures d'Arthur Gordon Pym.

      Michel Lévy frères 1858 - - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1858, 11x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction établie par Charles Baudelaire et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin cerise, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de filets à froid et orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré, coins émoussés, reliure de l'époque. Rares et légères rousseurs sans gravité. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Houston: Printed at the Telegraph Book Office, 1858.. 7pp. Printed on a single folded sheet, unopened. Tanned, some foxing and soiling. Slight separation along one fold, with a bit of paper loss but not affecting text. Good. Rare defense of a public officeholder's honor in antebellum Houston, the only copy that we have been able to locate. Berry, the former Harris County Treasurer, addresses this rare circular "to the Tax Payers of Harris County," giving them an accounting of the receipts, expenditures, and debts of the county for the year ending August 1858. The purpose of the accounting, and of Berry's accompanying text, is to defend himself against the recent "grave charge of fraud, not openly, but insinuatingly and insidiously, alleged against me, by Judge Shearn, in his circular, issued upon the heel of the late election." Judge Charles Shearn (1794-1871) was a major figure in the political and mercantile life of Harris County. A veteran of the Texas Revolution, Shearn was a merchant, a Houston City Councilman, and Chief Justice of Harris County for six years. Berry gives his defense, concluding with thanks to the citizens of the county: "the only apology I have for taxing them with this refutation of a slander, is my desire to wipe out that 'stain,' and, if I have not succeeded in doing so, I have the satisfaction of knowing that the attorney-general of the state, and every chief justice and board of commissioners for Harris county from 1848 to 1856, have fallen into the same error with myself." No copies are located in OCLC, not in Winkler. Rare, possibly unique.

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        Iscrizioni etrusche e etrusco-latine in monumenti che si conservando nell' I.

      E. R. Galleria degli Uffizi di Firenze. Edite a fac-simile con tavolo litografiche. Florence, M. Cellini, 1858. 4to. CVIII,+ 300; (4) pp.+ 2 engr. plates,+ 73 lith. plates, partly printed in red. Modern black half linen with all wrappers preserved (Johanna Röjgård). Giancarlo Conestabile della Staffa (1824-77) was professor in archaeology at the university at Perugia, and specialist in Etruscan studies. Besides this work on the Etruscan inscriptions preserved in the Ufficzi galleries in Firenze, is his main work "Dei monumenti di Perugia Etrusca e Romana", published in four volume between 1855 and 1870

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        Istoria civile del Regno di Napoli.

      s.n. 1858 - Naples (?) , s. n., 1858. 5 vol. in 8 de VIII-315pp., 257-3l5pp., 292-VI-227pp., 366-VI-328pp., 382 270-178pp., reliures cartonnées à la bradel, demi toile rouge postérieure, de nombreuses rousseurs éparses, taches d'humidité, mouillures, coins rognés, plats usés, papier jauni, planches en noir hors texte. Dans cet ouvrage, Pietro Giannone, née en 1676 à Ischitella, parcours, en la subdivisant en 40 livres, l'Histoire de l'état Napolitain, de l'époque Romaine jusqu'au début des années 1700, mettant en évidence les luttes qui se sont déroulées entre le pouvoir civil et le pouvoir temporel de l'église. Ce dernier soutint que le pouvoir civil et juridique devrait diriger la cité et non lepouvoir religieu. Pietro Giannone exprime aussi dans son oeuvre le désir de s'affranchir du passé, s'inscrivanten droite ligne dans le mouvement laique et cultivé qui donna naissance à l'illuminisme. La publication de ''l'Istoria civile'' publiée pour la première fois à Naples en 1723vaudra à l'auteur d'être excommunié par l'Archevéque de la ville, l'obligeant à s'exiIer à Vienne, par la suite il retourna en Italie puis fut contraint de nouveau à s'exiler à Genève. enfin il fut invité à se rendre dans le Piémont, se croyant en sécurité, il y fut arrêté et emprisonné, c'est dans cet état qu'il décéda en 1748. Dans le septième chapitre de ''Histoire de la colonne infâme'', Alessandro Manzoni fait la liste des erreurs et plagiats commis par Giannoni, citant certains auteurs copiés tels que Giovan Battista Nani, Paolo sarpi. Le travail de l'historien napolitain fut loué par Edward Gibbon. Il est aussi l'auteur de: ''L'ape ingegnosa'', ''I discorsi storici sopra gli Annali di Tito Livio'', ''Apologia dei teologi scolastici''. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Three Clerks

      London: Richard Bentley, 1858 - The most autobiographical of Trollope's early novels, based on his years as a junior clerk in the Post Office. Revered by afficionados for the first appearance of the barrister Mr. Chaffanbrass, who was later to resurface in Orley Farm and again in Phineas Redux. One of 1,000 sets printed of the first edition. Sadlier 6, Wolff 6796. A very good set in three-quarter blue morocco over marbled boards. Housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Etoiles Dernière Féerie, Astronomie Des Dames par le Cte Foelix

      Martinon, Paris 1858 - Half calf over marbled boards, wear at edges, corners bumped. In two parts with 14 colored plates. Scattered light foxing and browning, but generally quite clean. A lovely counterpart to Grandville's Fleurs Animées. 252pp, 185pp. Size: Quarto (4to). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Illustrator: J.J. Grandville. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 044412. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Xenia Orchidacea. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Orchideen.

      Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1858-1900. 3 volumes. 4to (275 x 210mm). pp. x, 246; vii, 232; vi, 192, with 300 (150 partly hand-coloured) copper engravings. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered spines (some hinges repaired). One of the rarest works on orchids. Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach (1824-1889) became the foremost German orchidologist of the 19th century, his father being a well-known botanist. H.G. Reichenbach succeeded John Lindley as 'orchid king'. "Orchid specimens from all over the world were sent to him for identification, and these, together with his copious notes and drawings, forms an immense herbarium which rivaled that of Lindley at Kew" (Reinikka, 'A history of the orchid', p. 215). After Reichenbach's death the work was continued by Kraenzlin. The fine plates are after drawings by Reichenbach, Wendland, Giraud and Kraenzlin. The colouring of the coloured plates is confined to the flowers, as in all copies. //Nissen BBI, 1609; Stafleu & Cowan 8894.

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        Zweiundsechzig Tafeln mit Façaden, Grundrissen, Profilen, theils ausgeführter Gebäude, theils Entwürfe aller Gattungen von Palästen, Schlössern, Hotels, öffentlichen Gebäuden, Stadt- und Landkirchen, Kapellen, Schulgebäuden, kleinen und größeren Schauspiel- und Schützenhäusern, Observatorien, öffentlichen Vergnügungslocalen, Stall- und Wirthschaftsgebäuden, Eisgruben ec. ingleichen von Land-, Gartenhäusern und Villas reichster Auswahl, von Parkgebäuden, Gärtnerwohnungen, Pavillons, Gewächshäusern, Badehäusern und Badezimmern, Cottagen, Schweizerhäusern, Lauben, Bogengängen, Schaukeln, Fontänen, Springbrunnen, Bassins, Brücken, Hängebrücken, Terrassen, Gitterwerk u.s.w. Nebst Vorlagen und Details zu Portiken, Freitreppen, Säulengängen, Colon

      Weimar, Voigt, 1858 - Voigt, Weimar 1858. 25,3 x 21,5 cm. Titel, 53, (3) Seiten und 62 lithographierte Tafeln. Halbleinen der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln, etwas berieben. Innen durchgehend teils gering, teils (vor allem am unteren Rand) stärker gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Halbleinen der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln, etwas berieben. Innen durchgehend teils gering, teils (vor allem am unteren Rand) stärker gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Governayle of Helthe: with the Medecyne of Ye Stomacke. With Introductory Remarks and Notes by William Blades.

      London, Blades, East & Blades, 1858.Reprinted in 1858 from William Caxton's edition of 1490, and LIMITED TO 55 COPIES ONLY. 8vo, approximately 200 x 135 mm, 8 x 5¼ inches, frontispiece with tissue guard is a printed facsimile of the first page of Caxton's book, repeated within, the text consists of a complete reproduction of Caxton's print in gothic type and "an annotated reprint" in roman type, pages: viii, [1], 25, [1], [36], [40], followed by 8 pages of Glossary, plus the prospectus for his Treatise on the Typographical Works of William Caxton, bound in full publisher's black morocco, gilt border to covers, rebacked to match, no lettering or label, all edges red. Small neat repair to fore - edge of upper cover, edges of covers just slightly rubbed, tissue guard browned and with a small chip at fore - edge, new pastedowns, inner hinges and one inner joint at front strengthened with bookbinder's linen cloth, contents clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good copy. "An effort has been made, by the use of Types very similar to those employed by Caxton, to give this reprint something of the Appearance of the Original. To effect this still further, the Types were cast expressly in Pewter, which, from its Softness, yields an Impression resembling more the Productions of the early Printers than could be obtained from harder materials. Great care has been taken to make the Text an accurate Reproduction of the Original". (Preface). Fifteenth century books on health are very rare. This is a health maintenance manual focusing on how to keep men (not women) healthy, with occasional notes on ill - health. Both parts were published anonymously and The Governayle of Helthe has been variously attributed to John de Bordeaux and also to Bartholomaeus Montagnana, the younger, the Medecyne of Ye Stomacke has been attributed to John Lydgate. Caxton's edition was not reprinted until our edition of 1858 which is beautifully printed. William Blades the editor and publisher of our edition was deeply interested in Caxton and wrote the Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer, which was published in 1861 - 1863. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre. Zwanzig Vorlesungen.

      Berlin, A. Hirschwald 1858.. Mit 144 Textholzschnitten. XVI, 440 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild.. Eimas 1892; Horblit 99; Osler 1624; Waller 9996; PMM 307 c; Garrison-M. 2299: "One of the most important books in the history of medicine, and the foundation stone of cellular pathology." - "The importance of this work can scarcely be overstated" (Eimas). - "Virchow war der erste, der das heute allgemein anerkannte Axiom 'Omnis cellula a cellula' aufstellte. 'Wo eine Zelle entsteht da muss eine Zelle vorausgegangen sein, ebenso wie das Tier aus dem Tiere, die Pflanze nur aus der Pflanze entstehen kann.' Das Ziel seiner 'Cellularpathologie' bestand darin, dass er eine Beziehung herstellen wollte zwischen der Schleiden-Schwann-Theorie [die Zelle als Grundeinheit des Lebens] und seinem Forschungsgebiet der Pathologie, auf dem er Hervorragendes leistete" (PMM). - Mit Exlibris des Neustrelitzer Dr. med. Georg Scheerbarth, der ab 1927 in Gießen als Homöopath arbeitete. - Gering berieben und bestoßen.

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        Catalogue systématique des Lépidoptères de l'Andalouse.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1858. Royal-8vo. pp. (4), 412, ix, (3), with 22 handcoloured engraved plates. Recent cloth, spine with gilt lettered label. A beautifully illustrated monograph and one of the very few illustated works on Spanish butterflies. The superb plates are after drawings by E. Blanchard and engraved by Clergé.//Nissen ZBI, 3276; Horn-Schenkling 17615.

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        The Defence of Cawnpore

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts,, 1858. Octavo. Original red embossed cloth, title gilt to front board, reddish-brown surface-paper endpapers, printed ads to the pastedowns. Folding map frontispiece with dispositions in colour, and one other folding map. A little rubbed and with a couple of nicks, but overall very good. First edition. "Gives a detailed account of three days of battle during which Cawnpore was defended, preventing the creation of an enemy outpost in General Havelock's rear. Author defends General Windham's actions. Includes dispatches" (Ladendorf). A long-serving artillery officer, first commissioned out of RMA, Woolwich, at the head of his class in 1836. He served in the Crimea " present with the headquarter staff at Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman, and throughout the siege of Sevastopol, remaining in the Crimea until June 1856. He was mentioned in dispatches, and made brevet lieutenant-colonel on 12 December 1854 and CB on 5 July 1855. He received the Mejidiye (fourth class) and the Légion d'honneur (third class)" (ODNB). Following the outbreak of the Indian mutiny, Adye was sent to India as assistant adjutant-general of artillery. Arriving at Cawnpore he discovered that Sir Colin Campbell had already left to relieve Lucknow, with the Gwalior contingent advancing on Cawnpore. "He took part in the actions fought there by Major-General Charles Ash Windham … and afterwards wrote The Defence of Cawnpore . He was present at the battle of 6 December, in which the Gwalior contingent was routed by Sir Colin Campbell after his return from Lucknow. His administrative duties then compelled Adye to return to Calcutta, and he saw no more fighting during the mutiny". From early 1859 Adye commanded the Madras artillery; deputy adjutant-general of artillery in India from March 1863 until 1868; "and implemented the amalgamation of the three East India Company regiments of artillery with the Royal Artillery, which required patience and tact". Following his return to England in 1866 he was successively Director of Artillery and Stores, governor of the RMA, Surveyor-General of the Ordnance, and finally Governor of Gibraltar, also serving on Wolseley's staff in Egypt.

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        ANALES DE PRIMERA ENSEÑANZA. Periódico de las Escuelas y de los Maestros. Tomos I al X.

      - Quincenal. Comienza el 15 de julio de 1858. Madrid, Imprenta Victoriano Hernando, 1858-1868, 17x24, 10 tomos de unas 800 págs. aprox. cada uno, correspondientes a los 10 primeros años, se publicó todavía dos años más. (39539).

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