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        De la justice dans la révolution et dans l'Eglise

      Rare first edition, published April 22, 1858, was seized and destroyed 28 of the same month, forcing Proudhon into exile in Belgium to escape the prison. Binders half red shagreen, back smooth decorated with gilded nets and cold, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges, three corners bumped, bindings of the time. Some minor foxing. Copy drawn in a charming binding. Garnier frères Paris 1858 11x18,5cm 3 volumes reliés

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        Blick über Dächer Roms mit dem Turm von Santa Maria Maggiore im Hintergrund.

      - Bleistift, auf braunem Papier, rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet „JHHasselhorst / Roma". 19:27,2 cm. Die Zeichnung ist während des Aufenthaltes in Italien 1858/60 entstanden. Hasselhorst begann 1837 seine Ausbildung am Städelschen Kunstinstitut in Frankfurt unter Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer (1800-1860), Karl Friedrich Wendelstadt (1786-1840), Johann David Passavant (1787-1861) u.a. Am deutlichsten wurde er von dem Genremaler Jakob Becker (1810-1872) beeinflusst, der ihn seit 1842 als Atelierschüler unterrichtete. Auch Moritz von Schwind (1804-1871) gewann während seines Frankfurter Aufenthaltes 1844 – 1847 Einfluß auf Hasselhorst. 1850 erster Aufenthalt in der Schwalm, 1852 reiste er mit einem Stipendium nach Paris. Nach Beendigung seines Studiums erhielt Hasselhorst ein weiteres Stipendium für einen zweijährigen Aufenthalt in Italien. 1860 kehrte er in die Heimat zurück und wurde Zeichenlehrer am Städelschen Kunstinstitut. Es folgte 1861 die Studienreise nach Norwegen, Island, Schottland und England. 1872 wurde er Nachfolger von Jakob Becker, 1888 zum Professor ernannt, 1895 nahm er Abschied von seiner Lehrtätigkeit.

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        Zürcher Taschenbuch auf das Jahr 1858, 1859, 1862 (Jge. 1-3) und 1878-2002 (Neue Folge, Jge. 1-122). Fehlend: (1920). Insgesamt 123 Bde..

      Zürich, Diverse Drucker, 1858 - 2002. Kl.8°, je ca. 170 S., zahlr., in den frühen Bdn. lithogr. und teils kolor. Tafeln sowie Textabb. später photograph. Abb, Bde. 1 - 3 Kart; Bd 1 - 2 (der neuen Reihe) Broschur; spätere OLwd oder OHLwd. teilweise mit OU., Eine der Broschuren angebrochen, übrige Bde. etwas berieben. Insgesamt sehr schönes Sammlung. Preis in CHF: 1600. Bis 2002 fast vollständige Reihe der von Gerold Meyer von Knonau und Salomon Vögelin gegründeten historischen Zürcher Jahrbuches. Nach nur drei Ausgaben schlief das Unternehmen wieder ein bis 1878 der Kaufmann und spätere Kantonsrat Friedrich Otto Pestalozzi (1846-) zusammen mit anderen jüngeren Kräften die Initiative von neuem Ergriff und die Publikation in neuer Folge fortsetzte. Für den ersten Jahrgang 1878 der neuen Folge schrieb kein Geringerer als Conrad Ferdinand Meyer seine Novelle "Der Schuss von der Kanzel", die hier im Erstdruck erschien (Wilpert/Gühring 10). Insgesamt einzigartige und unerschöpfliche Quelle zur Zürcher Geschichte, zwischendurch stets wieder durch Register erschlossen. (Dank an den Kollegen Peter Bichsel fürs abschreiben. Besser gehts eben nicht.)

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        Der Jura.

      . Laupp, Tüb. 1858. 842 S. mit 3 gefalt. kolor. lithogr. Übersichtstaf. 42 Holzschnitten u. 100 lithogr. Tafeln. Neues Privat-Hln. - Exemplar aus dem Nachlass Werner Quenstedts, dem Enkel Friedrich Quenstedts. Hs. Dokumentation (v. Helmut Hölder) mit 2 eingeklebten Postkarten auf den Vors. Etwas stockfl. u. teils etwas knapp beschitten. - Erstausgabe, Nissen 3263. Bahnbrechende und maßgebliche Monographie über den Jura. " er hat Bedeutendes für Krystallographie und Mineralogie geleistet... Seines Lebens eigentlichste Arbeit aber galt den Versteinerungen und der Gliederung der Juraformationen, wobei er eine erstaunliche Fülle von Details zu Tage förderte" (ADB 53, 179)..

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        Charles Dickens displays his characteristic penchant for charity in assisting two young women and their mother

      London, England, June 17, 1858. 4.5" x 7". "Autograph Letter Signed, ""Charles Dickens,"" 2 pages, 4.5"" x 7"", London, June 17, 1858 to John Hollingshead (1827-1904). Light toning along margins, expected folds, top margins slightly rough, small losses at corners filled in, minor mounting remnants on verso, else very good condition.Dickens writes, in full: ""The two young ladies and their mama have again consulted me on the expediency of postponing that idea for a time. After careful weighing in my mind what they have confessed to me in reference to engagements pending and existing, I have told them that I think them right, and that it is best deferred. Therefore I have this day put the papers by what I was making ready for you, and immediately write to let you know that I will keep them by me, until I shall be quite sure that we can use them for the family's advantage.""Dickens was well-known for his philanthropy, often finding himself hiding from supplicants who lurked around his home. Writing two months before the present letter he complained of ""Benevolent men ... behind the piers of the gates, lying in wait for my going out; and when I peep shrinklingly from my study-windows, I see their potbellied shadows projected on the gravel. Benevolent bullies drive up in hansom cabs ... and stay long at the door..."" (Dickens to Edmund Yates, April 24, 1858 as quoted in The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 2). Dickens was especially well-known for his charity toward ""fallen women,"" epitomizing the Victorian penchant to effect moral reform. In 1846 Angela Burdett-Coutts, a wealthy philanthropist, approached Dickens with a proposal to found an asylum to rehabilitate former prostitutes. Although Dickens initially attempted to dissuade her from going forward, he soon had a change of heart, and became intimately involved in the founding of what became known as Urania Cottage. The two decided on an alternate approach to rehabilitation: instead of focusing on the resident's formers 'sin,' the home would instead reward good conduct to reinforce positive habits. Specifically, Dickens proposed using, ""Captain Maconnochie's Mark System"" which involved awarding marks for good conduct, marks which are, ""deducted. . . for every instance of ill-temper, disrespect, bad-language. . . "" He defined the mission of the home to encourage ""the formation of habits of firmness and self-restraint."" Above all, Dickens believed, the system of education should be, ""steady and firm. . . cheerful and hopeful. Order and punctuality, cleanliness, the whole routine of household duties ?" as washing, mending, cooking ?" the establishment itself would supply the means of teaching practically, to every one."" (Letters, p. 554) Dickens personally located the house to be used in Shepherd's Bush, chose the staff, maintained the accounts, and even interviewed prospective inmates. The author maintained the cottage, which opened in late 1847, until 1858, when he ended his association with the institution?"about the same time that Dickens conspired to assist the three women mentioned in the present letter."

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        Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre.

      . Berlin, A. Hirschwald, 1858, 8°, XXI, 440 pp., zahlr. Holzschnitte, feiner Halbldereinband der Zeit mit reichlicher Rückenvergoldung; Minimal fleckiges, feines Exemplar.. First edition of one of the most influential works in the history of medicine in a extra fine copy, cotemporary half leather binding with gold tooled spine,fresh and clean paper - "The importance of this work can scarcely be overstated; it is not only the cornerstone but the very foundation of cellular pathology and "one of the most important books in the history of medicine" G & M. - "Virchow's theory that the seat of disease as well as any developed tissue could be traced back to the cell prompted his dictum "Omnis celluls e cellula" ("Every cell from a cell") to be added to Harvey's "Omne vivum ex ovo" ("Every living thing from an egg") and Pasteur's "Omne vivum e vivo" ("Every living thing from a living thing"). Although after later research the concept had to be somewhat modified, "cellular pathology" is a term which belongs to Virchow alone." - Heirs of Hippocrates No. 1892; Garrison & Morton No. 2299; Osler 1624; Waller 9996; Printing and the Mind of Man 307c; Grolier/Horblit 99.

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        Flußlandschaft mit einer Frau in einem Nachen.

      - Bleistift, auf Kreidegrundpapier, rechts unten signiert und datiert „CvP. / 1858". Darstellungsgröße 25,2:28,7 cm, Blattgröße 29,2:37,6 cm. Provenienz: Sammlung Gustav Schleicher (1887-1973). „Die oben aufgeführte Zeichnung ist typisch für das Werk Karl Theodor Pilotys in den fünfziger Jahren des 18. Jahrhunderts. Einer Zeit, in der er noch stark der lithographischen Anstalt verpflichtet war. In dieser Zeit entstanden feinzeichnerische Illustrationen. Bekannt sind auch Landschaftszeichnungen, die an Arbeiten von Georg von Dillis erinnern, wie es auch bei diesem Blatt der Fall ist." (zit. aus dem beigefügten Gutachten von Dr. Claudia Härtl-Kasulke, vom 9. Februar 1996). Karl Theodor von Piloty entstammte einer Künstlerfamilie. Seine Ausbildung begann bei seinem Vater Ferdinand d.Ä. (1786-1844) und wurde weitergeführt 1840 an der Münchner Akademie bei J. Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872). Nach dem Tod seines Vaters wurde er 1844 Leiter der lithohraphischen Anstalt P. & Löhle. 1847 reiste er nach Venedig, 1852 nach Antwerpen und Paris, 1858 nach Italien.1855 hatte er großen Erfolg mit dem Gemälde „Seni an der Leiche Wallensteins", der ihm eine führende Rolle im Münchner Kunstleben verschaffte. Ein Jahr darauf wurde er als Professor an die Münchner Akademie berufen, 1874 wurde er deren Direktor. 1860 wurde ihm der Adelstitel verliehen. Als Genremaler beginnend, fokussierte er sich seit dem Erfolg des „Seni" 1855 auf Historienstücke, in denen er die realistisch-detaillierte Wiedergabe der historischen Szenen, Gewänder etc. anstrebte. Zu seinen Schülern, seine Lehrtätigkeit war bedeutend, zählten u.a. Fr. von Lenbach (1836-1904), Fr. Defregger (1835-1921), H. Makart (1840-1884) und W. von Diez (1839-1907).

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        History of the Afghans

      London: John Murray,, 1858. Translated from the Original Unpublished Manuscript by Captain William Jesse. Octavo (217 × 133 mm). Recently bound in half calf, to style, marbled boards and edges, red morocco label, low bands with milled gilt roll, floral lozenges to the compartments, double rule in blind to the spine and corner edges, dun endpapers. Folding engraved map at the rear, and one full-page map. Light browning, else very good. First edition. "This book concentrates attention on the period from about 1700 until 1850 and includes critical comments on British policy. Travelling extensively from Iran across Afghanistan and Central Asia into India Ferrier developed a masterly knowledge of the history, geography, and languages of the area" (Yakushi). J.P. Ferrier, author, "diplomat", explorer, and soldier of fortune (1811-1886), served with the chasseurs d'Afrique in the late 1830s, being invalided back to France around 1837. "In 1839, while being prosecuted by his creditors, he developed a feeling for adventure" (Encyclopaedia Iranica), and signed up to serve as an instructor with the Persian Army. A rather ramshackle, unofficial mission to Persia was formed, which in the way of such freelance adventures imploded, "Only Ferrier had learnt Persian, and he imposed himself on the remaining officers … Ferrier was appointed adjutant-general and "chef d'état major" with an eight-year contract. He was sent to Zanjan to train cavalry battalions and was awarded with the Order of the Lion and Sun. His military mission soon revealed itself purposeless". Ferrier returned disappointed to France to only discover that Franco-Persian diplomatic relations had been reopened offering the chance of further service, and he immediately took himself to Baghdad. Receiving a meagre subsidy from the French government, he decided to undertake the perilous overland journey through Persia and Afghanistan to join the group of French officers at Lahore in the service of Ranjit Singh's burgeoning Sikh empire. "After the Anglo-Afghan war of 1832-42, conditions in Afghanistan were much disturbed. Having reached Herat with many difficulties, Ferrier was suspected by Yar Mohammed to be an English spy. After a long and perilous itinerary in Afghanistan, where he fell prey between rival local rulers [sic.], he would return to Herat and reach Tehran. During his voyage, and particularly at the end, he sent reports on the British in Central Asia to Henry Rawlinson at Baghdad and to Justin Sheil at Tehran. He brought to Sheil a manuscript from Alexander Burnes. He also reported to Sartiges on the political situation in Afghanistan". An account of his trip was published in an English translation in 1857, only being issued in French in 1870. He subsequently served similarly ill-fated results in Persia, France and finally India, having inbetweenwhiles bankrupted himself with an agricultural project on Rhodes. He died in Marseilles in 1886. In his preface Capt. Jesse makes the point that Ferrier's writings "can be more thoroughly appreciated here [in England] than in France; and that they must prove of real value in England is evident when we consider how great are the interests involved in the development - commercial, social, and religious - of that vast continent which Providence has permitted to fall under our rule". Uncommon, and a well-presented copy.

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        MITCHELL'S NEW TRAVELLER'S GUIDE THROUGH THE UNITED STATES AND THE CANADAS, CONTAINING THE PRINCIPAL CITIES AND TOWNS ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED, TOGETHER WITH RAIL ROAD, STEAMBOAT, STAGE AND CANAL ROUTES.

      Philadelphia: Charles Desilver, . 1858 - xxxii,122pp. plus large folding colored map and 25pp. of ads. Original 12mo. gilt pictorial red cloth folder. A couple very small tears at fold intersections of map. Near fine. A later edition of Mitchell's guide. The detailed map, "A New Map of the United States of America," includes the western territories, California, Texas, and insets of Washington, D.C. and the gold regions of California. Dotted lines illustrate the proposed Pacific Railroad route. An excellent map containing much geological detail, railroad routes, and information for travellers in the west. A fine, rare map.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Topographisch-Statistische Staats- Und Kirchen-Karte des Königreiches Bayern zugleich- Post- und Terrain- Übersichts- Karte von Süd-West-Deutschland in 6 Blättern im Masstabe 1:400.000. Entworfen und durchaus nach amtlichen Material bearbeitet von J. Heyberger, k. b. Lieutenant. München 1858. - Lithographie, Druck u. Verlag von Dr. C. Wolf & Sohn in München':.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie mit Bordüre v. Dr. C. Wolf & Sohn in München n. J. Heyberger, dat. 1858, 145 x 172 Nicht bei Cartographia Bavariae, Bayern im Bild der Karte. - Zeigt das Königreich Bayern zwischen Oberfranken, Bodensee, Pfalz und österreichischen Grenze. - Oben links Titel. - Unten rechts Erklärungen. - Über der Karte Dedikation an Prinz Carl von Bayern. - Rechts Insetkarte mit "Fluss Und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland und den Nachbar Staaten". - Die Karte umgeben mit Stadtplänen von Kaiserslautern, Frankenthal, Landau, Zweibrücken, Ludwigshafen, Eichstätt, Neustadt a.H., Bad Dürkheim, Speyer, Aschaffenburg, Schweinfurt, Weissenburg, Fürth, Germersheim, Donauwörth, Nördlingen, Neuburg (Donau), Dillingen, Kempten, Lindau, Memmingen, Kaufbeuren, Würzburg, Nürnberg, Ansbach, Bayreuth, Augsburg, München, Ingolstadt, Kronbach, Hof (Saale), Bamberg, Amberg, Weiden, Neumarkt, Neunburg, Regensburg, Sulzbach, Windsheim, Erlangen, Straubing, Passau, Dingolfing, Deggendorf, Landshut, Wasserburg, Traunstein, Freising, Bad Reichenhall, Aichach sowie Karte vom Telegraphennetz von Bayern und den Nachbar-Staaten, Karte von Bayern vom 13.-16. Jahrhundert, Karte von Bayern zur Zeit Kurfürst Max I. im 17. Jahrhundert sowie Karte mit Übersicht der meteorologischen Situation in Deutschland der Schweiz u. den Niederlanden . - 6 Faltkarten auf Leinen mit jeweils 16 bzw. 12 Segmenten mit original Schuber. - Seltene Karte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women FIRST EDITION

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1858. green cloth hardcover, spine lettered in gilt, front and rear panels blindstamped, half title and title page present, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-323 [324: blank] endpapers browned, a little internal foxing and browning, bottom of spine a little bumped,otherwise a very good complete copy of a scarce and important work.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Memoire sur la fermentation appelee lactique.

      . Paris, Mallet-Bachelier, 1858. 8vo (23.5 x 15.3 cm). 15 pp. [numbered (1)-15]. Original printed wrappers.l The beginning of bacteriology as a modern science and biological basis of fermentation, here in a very rare offprint, with its own printed wrapper and pagination. It is Pasteur's first paper on fermentation and contains most of the central theoretical and methodological features of his biological theory of fermentation, in particular the concept of fermentation as a product of the growth of yeast; the idea that air is a source of microscopic yeasts and other microorganisms, and the notion of specificity, in which each fermentation can be traced to a specific microorganism. Pasteur was able to isolate, observe and propagate the yeast responsible for lactic fermentation, and to demonstrate that its activity was dependent on its environment. Pasteur's concept of fermentation as a biological process challenged the chemical theory of fermentation put forth by Liebig, which Pasteur was able to disprove with his experiments on alcoholic and acetic fermentation."First demonstration of the connection between a specific fermentation and the activity of a specific micro-organism. This paper is often considered the beginning of bacteriology as a modern science" (DSB). Also published in "Annales de Chimie et de physique", serie 3 vol. 52, pp. 404-418. This printing is a roughly simultaneous publication in the "Memoires de la Societe des Sciences, de l'Agriculture et des Arts de Lille", 2e ser., 1858, 5, 13-25. Uncut. Skilful repairs to outer margins of wrappers, otherwise an excellent clean copy. Dibner, p. 198; DSB 10, p. 363; Garrison and Morton 2472; Horblit, 82; Norman 1653; Osler 1534..

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        EIXAMPLE, MEMORIA DESCRIPTIVA, ANTEPROYECTO DE ENSANCHE, CIUDAD DE BARCELONA, MAPA 1858, MUY RARO

      Imp. Nueva de Jaime Jepús y Ramón Villegas., 1858 Barcelona. 1858. Primerissimo Anteproyecto de uno de los barrios o distritos mas emblematicos de la Ciudad de Barcelona, L'Eixample (Ensanche), contiene su correspondiente mapa en buen estado, Litografia Labielle C. Montserrate, Miquel Garriga y Roca, Arquitecto Municipal. En conclusión es la primera pieza en historia de L'Eixample. Extremadamente raro. Ref BCN 34 Ok.. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Muy bien.

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        Mémoire sur la fermentation appelée lactique

      Paris, Mallet-Bachelier, 1858. 8vo (23.5 x 15.3 cm). 15 pp. [numbered (1)-15]. Original printed wrappers.l The beginning of bacteriology as a modern science and biological basis of fermentation, here in a very rare offprint, with its own printed wrapper and pagination. It is Pasteur's first paper on fermentation and contains most of the central theoretical and methodological features of his biological theory of fermentation, in particular the concept of fermentation as a product of the growth of yeast; the idea that air is a source of microscopic yeasts and other microorganisms, and the notion of specificity, in which each fermentation can be traced to a specific microorganism. Pasteur was able to isolate, observe and propagate the yeast responsible for lactic fermentation, and to demonstrate that its activity was dependent on its environment. Pasteur's concept of fermentation as a biological process challenged the chemical theory of fermentation put forth by Liebig, which Pasteur was able to disprove with his experiments on alcoholic and acetic fermentation."First demonstration of the connection between a specific fermentation and the activity of a specific micro-organism. This paper is often considered the beginning of bacteriology as a modern science" (DSB). Also published in "Annales de Chimie et de physique", serie 3 vol. 52, pp. 404-418. This printing is a roughly simultaneous publication in the "Mémoires de la Société des Sciences, de l'Agriculture et des Arts de Lille", 2e ser., 1858, 5, 13-25. Uncut. Skilful repairs to outer margins of wrappers, otherwise an excellent clean copy. Dibner, p. 198; DSB 10, p. 363; Garrison and Morton 2472; Horblit, 82; Norman 1653; Osler 1534.

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        Diary of Journey from the Mississippi to the Coasts of the Pacific with a United States Government Expedition.

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. - 2 volumes. 8vo., (9 x 6 inches). Half titles. Fine folding engraved map with original hand color in outline (some offsetting to facing page), and 7 chromolithographed and 4 tinted lithographed plates after by Hanart after Möllhausen, 8 wood-engraved plates, 4 woodcuts in the text (some spotting. Original publisher's red cloth gilt, (extremities a bit worn, one or two pale stains). Provenance: With the bookplate of Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1785-1861) to front pastedowns and a partially removed bookplate in volume two. First English edition, first published in Leipzig the same year. Möllhausen, a Prussian artist, who visited the United States three times in the 1850s, experiences which "gave Möllhausen the material and experiences he used to produce illustrations, diaries, and fiction for nearly fifty years. His works made him enormously popular with Germans of all ages and classes, and he has become known as 'the German Cooper.' After arriving in the United States in 1849 and working in the Midwest, in 1851 Möllhausen traveled through the Plains to Fort Laramie with Prince Paul of Württemberg. He returned to Germany in 1852 with a shipment of wild animals for the Berlin zoo and met Alexander von Humboldt. He soon became a favorite of the old explorer and, bearing a recommendation from Humboldt, returned to the United States, where he joined Lt. Amiel Weeks Whipple's Pacific Railroad survey of the Thirty-fifth parallel as 'topographer or draughtsman.' The party traveled from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54. Möllhausen made several illustrations in the Texas Panhandle that appear in Whipple's report" (Doherty). "A Diary" is Möllhausen's separate account of this expedition with Whipple. (Kathleen Doherty for Texas State Historical Association). Wagner-Camp 305:2. Mintz 582. Streeter sale 5:3134. Howes M713. Wheat, Books of the Gold Rush 145. Graff 2849. Rader 2418. Smith 6908. Farquhar, Colorado River 19b. Sabin 49915. Wheat, Maps of the California Gold Region 268 note. Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 956. 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]

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        Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre. Zwanzig Vorlesungen, gehalten während der Monate Februar, März und April 1858 im pathologischen Institute zu Berlin.

      . Berlin, Verlag August Hirschwald, 1858, 8°, XXI, 440 pp., zahlr. Holzschnitte, marmorierter Pappband der Zeit; sehr gutes Exemplar.. First edition of one of the most influential works in the history of medicine in cotemporary marbeld boards, gold tooled spine and label. - "The importance of this work can scarcely be overstated; it is not only the cornerstone but the very foundation of cellular pathology and "one of the most important books in the history of medicine" G & M. - "Virchow's theory that the seat of disease as well as any developed tissue could be traced back to the cell prompted his dictum "Omnis celluls e cellula" ("Every cell from a cell") to be added to Harvey's "Omne vivum ex ovo" ("Every living thing from an egg") and Pasteur's "Omne vivum e vivo" ("Every living thing from a living thing"). Although after later research the concept had to be somewhat modified, "cellular pathology" is a term which belongs to Virchow alone." - Heirs of Hippocrates No. 1892; Garrison & Morton No. 2299; Osler 1624; Waller 9996; Printing and the Mind of Man 307c; Grolier/Horblit 99.

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        Autograph Letter

      , 1858 ALS, to his uncle, written as the Archduke of Austria, concerning the improving health of the Queen, his uncle's  mother.

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        China and India as illustrated in the Illustrated London News, 5 complete half yearly volumes from 1858 through 1860

      London:: Illustrated London News,. 1858 - 1861.. Very good. Five volumes of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with important content and many fine wood block engravings of China, Hong Kong, India and the US. 1858: January to June; India and China engravings include: Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong; Delhi; Leviathan Steam Ship; Canton River; scenes in Bengal, Calcutta and Bombay. Bridal Tour of Princess Royal in Prussia; United States include the Mississippi River (8 vignettes including Sioux Indians); also Great Britain: Glyphographed map of the Isle of Wight. 1858: July to December 1858; China and India engravings include: double spread map of China with an inset Plan of Canton; Brahmins; signing treaty between England and China at Tien-Tsin; Sikh Temple at Umritzir; the HMS Euryalus; and Opium Smokers; Franklin Expedition. 1859: January to June, much China content, some United States, including: landing place Canton; Macao; the Yohamite Valley California; Taipings at Nankin (sic); a view of Wall Street (NY City); and Chinese artists. 1959: July to December: Oriental Joust in Paris; Bombay; Funeral at Hong Kong; Attack of Allied Forces on Chinese at Peiho River; Formosa; and gold bedstead given to Queen Victoria by Maharajah of Cashmere. 1860: January to June; China and India: troop ship bound for China; Cingalese boat; Calcutta; New Year's Day in China; the "Chesapeake" in Hong Kong harbour; map of China showing extension of electric telegraph to Canton and Hong Kong; illumination at Peshawar; and The "Great Eastern" leaving Southampton for New York. Folio volumes. Three quarter black gilt morocco and green buckram. The two volumes for 1858 buckram evenly sunned. Spines with gilt decorated raised bands and blind stamped and decorated compartments. Covers & spines a bit rubbed.

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        Autograph manuscript unsigned.

      [Paris], 24. V. 1858.. 4to (229 x 175 mm). 1 p.. In French: notes on the work of Monsieur Rets entitled 'Present state of studies of silkworms in the Vivrais': "This is what I notice in this note: The few Italian species which, up to now, had resisted the illness and last year had given good results, have now contracted it. They had been left from the early stages by the breeders [ ] Designation of the species give the best guarantees [ ] nonetheless there is no sign of any other disease than that of the little ones [ ] The worms submitted to sulfur and carbon treatment are well up to the present. The worms are vigorous, healthier, steadier [ ]". - The present manuscript was written well before Pasteur concentrated his efforts in battling a catastrophic disease of silkworms which was then ruining the production of silk in the south of France during the five-year period from 1865 to 1869. In 1853, silkworm eggs could no longer be produced in France, but had to be imported from Lombardy. The disease then spread to Italy, Spain and Austria. Dealers procuring eggs (i.e., seeds) for the silkworm breeders had to go farther and farther east in an attempt to secure healthy products. The disease followed them, soon engulfing Greece, Turkey, the Caucasus, China and even Japan. By 1865, the silkworm industry in France was near ruin. Though Pasteur had never ever seen a silkworm or a mulberry tree, he began at the request of his master Jean Baptiste Dumas, the famous chemist to investigate the cause of the epidemic. To be of value in his scientific endeavor, Pasteur had to become a masterful industrialist and therefore, it is quite expected that he would criticize those who would be willing to let their own economic failures be dismissed blaming disease rather than their own ineptitude or mismanagement.

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        China and India as illustrated in the Illustrated London News, 5 complete half yearly volumes from 1858 through 1860.

      Illustrated London News, 1858 - 1861, London: - Five volumes of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with important content and many fine wood block engravings of China, Hong Kong, India and the US.1858: January to June; India and China engravings include: Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong; Delhi; Leviathan Steam Ship; Canton River; scenes in Bengal, Calcutta and Bombay. Bridal Tour of Princess Royal in Prussia; United States include the Mississippi River (8 vignettes including Sioux Indians); also Great Britain: Glyphographed map of the Isle of Wight.1858: July to December 1858; China and India engravings include: double spread map of China with an inset Plan of Canton; Brahmins; signing treaty between England and China at Tien-Tsin; Sikh Temple at Umritzir; the HMS Euryalus; and Opium Smokers; Franklin Expedition. 1859: January to June, much China content, some United States, including: landing place Canton; Macao; the Yohamite Valley California; Taipings at Nankin (sic); a view of Wall Street (NY City); and Chinese artists.1959: July to December: Oriental Joust in Paris; Bombay; Funeral at Hong Kong; Attack of Allied Forces on Chinese at Peiho River; Formosa; and gold bedstead given to Queen Victoria by Maharajah of Cashmere.1860: January to June; China and India: troop ship bound for China; Cingalese boat; Calcutta; New Year's Day in China; the "Chesapeake" in Hong Kong harbour; map of China showing extension of electric telegraph to Canton and Hong Kong; illumination at Peshawar; and The "Great Eastern" leaving Southampton for New York.Folio volumes. Three quarter black gilt morocco and green buckram. The two volumes for 1858 buckram evenly sunned. Spines with gilt decorated raised bands and blind stamped and decorated compartments. Covers & spines a bit rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIVRE DE PRIERES: illustre a l'aide des ornements des manuscrits du moyen-a^ge ; Chromolithographie de Ch Mathieu Typographie de Renou et Maulde

      Paris: B. Charles Mathieu, 1858. First Edition. Morocco. Fine. 149pp; illuminated plates of miniatures, chromolithographed borders throughout text. Bound by B. Larkey in crushed red morocco, raised bands, eleaborate gilt decorations on spine and covers, gilt dentelles, moire endpapers, all edges gilt. 6.75" x 4.5" A richly illustrated and elaborately bound book of prayers. In French.

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        Il Globo. Atlante di carte geografiche compilate [.] per servire di corredo al suo corso di geografia commerciale.

      - Genova, Paolo Rivara fu Giacomo Editore, 1858, in-folio, formato album, leg. coeva in mezza pelle, complessivamente 51 tavv.: front. litografico + 50 carte geografiche incise in rame con confini acquerellati a mano; rispetto all'indice delle carte c'è un carta in più (la 30 - Stati Orientali dell'Unione Americana - è ripetuta). Segnaliamo numerose carte dedicate all'estremo oriente e al continente americano. Qualche carta brunita, nel complesso buon esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Berlin. Ein Führer durch die Stadt und ihre Umgebungen mit Einschluss von Potsdam.

      Berlin, Barthol, 1858.. Mit 4 Kupferstichen (davon 1 Frontispiz) und 1 doppelseitigen Karte von Potsdam und Umgebung. VII, 370 Seiten, 48 Anzeigenseiten. 14,5 x 9,5 cm, Halbleder der Zeit.. Sechste vermehrte Auflage. Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig.

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        Seiro Bijin Awase Sugata Kagami. Three Volumes

      1858. SHIGEMASA, Kitao and Katsukawa SHUNSHO. Seiro Bijin Awase Sugata Kagami. Three volumes. Xylographically printed and illustrated throughout, including mostly double-page woodcut illustrations. 4to., 175 x 280 mm, bound alike in original gray-green wrappers in glassine, sewn Japanese-style, together in a new patterned silk shitzu box. Tokyo: Yamakazi Kinbei and Tsutaya Juzaburo, 1858. |~||~||~||~| Later edition of one of "the finest of all [Japanese] colour-printed picture-books" (Hillier). A Mirror of the Forms of Rival Beauties of the Green Houses is a behind-the-scenes study of geisha life, the "crowning achievement in books" of ukiyo-e artists Shigemasa (1739-1820) and Shunsho (1726-1793). Best known for geisha paintings, haikai (poetry), and shodo (calligraphy), Shigemasa primarily created books, though he did produce separate prints. He may have been a pupil of Nishimura Shigenaga but little else is known about his education. Katsukawa Shunsho, Shigemasa's collaborator, was "one of the unquestionably great masters of Ukiyo-e, outstanding as painter and print-designer" (ibid). A student of Miyagawa Shunsui (also known as Katsukawa), Shunsho founded his own eponymous sub-school. This three-volume set, first published in 1776, is divided by season: spring and summer in vol. 1, autumn and winter in vol. 2. The third volume contains mostly odes on the four seasons, composed "by the women represented in the illustrations" (Toda) who are named in the text. The illustrations in all three volumes show elegantly dressed geishas passing time reading, arranging flowers, keeping pets, playing games, and fingering musical instruments. These mundane daytime activities -- depicted without any hint of the professional nightlife to follow -- are printed using "the most gorgeous harmonies of colour yet achieved in woodblock colour-printing" (Hillier), sometimes heightened in silver mica. Based on the painting styles, Shigemasa is credited with the spring and autumn pictures, while the summer and winter pictures are attributed to Shunsho (Toda). Hillier notes the overall consistent quality of the prints, calling this work "among the highest achievements of the Japanese in book form." Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book (1987), pp. 22, 30, 331, 348, 352-357, 366. Toda, Descriptive Catalogue of Japanese and Chinese Illustrated Books (2004), 180-181 (first edition).

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        Der Diwan des grossen lyrischen Dichters Hafis im persischen Original herausgegeben (3 Bände in 2),

      Wien, Verlag der K. u. K. Staats- und Verlagsdruckerei, 1858/64. - ins Deutsche übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen. Mit 3 farbigen Titelarabesken, XII, 834 Seiten; 595 Seiten; 584 Seiten, schöne rote Halblederbände der Zeit, 23 x 15 cm, Einbände leicht berieben, Titelblätter mit kleinem Namensstempel („Max Christlieb", eventuell der evangelische Theologe Max Christlieb (1862 bis 1914), sowie handschriftlichen Inhaltsverzeichnissen auf den Vorsätzen in Arabisch, sowie angeglichener handschriftlicher arabischer Seitenzählung (Bleistift). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rom "Die Kaiserpaläste von der Villa Wolters auf dem Aventin." aus gesehen.

      . Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem Velin, links unten signiert "E. Förster", betitelt und datiert "Rom 3/7 Apr. 1858", rechts oben numeriert "OHz 817.". 23,4:28,7 cm. Papier vergilbt. Provenienz: Mit Stempel der Münchner Künstlergesellschaft, nicht bei Lugt.. Die Münchner Künstlergesellschaft "Allotria" war 1873 von F. von Lenbach (1836-1904) und L. Gedon (1843-1883) gegründet worden. Anlaß dazu war der Austritt von ca. 50 Künstlern aus der Münchner Künstlergenossenschaft.

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        Egypt, Sinai, and Jerusalem. A Series of Twenty Photographic Views. Text by Sophia Poole and Reginald Stuart Poole.

      London, Glasgow & Edinburgh, William Mackenzie, [1858-1860].. Royal folio (740 x 530 mm). 20 albumen prints (485 x 390 mm, or the reverse), 7 of these signed and dated 1858 in the negative, mounted on card with printed captions. 20th-century green half morocco bound to style. All edges gilt.. First edition of Frith's mammoth masterpiece, now hailed as "one of the most renowned nineteenth-century photobooks" (The Photobook). Of the artist's various publications it is unquestionably the finest, constituting "the largest book with the biggest unenlarged prints ever published" (Gernsheim). The enormous negatives (measuring 16 x 20 inches) were developed on site in the soaring temperatures of the desert, and the large panels of glass had to be transported through the desert by camels. As the prints were made directly from the negatives, they are unmatched both for their detail and their finely toned gradation. This landmark travel publication also served as a showcase for the relatively new technology of photography, demonstrating its ability to capture far-off foreign lands for a domestic audience: thereafter, the camera became an essential part of every explorer's equipment. - Of all the photographs Frith produced, the 20 presented here include a panorama of Jerusalem and 19 views of Egypt, accompanied by descriptions composed by the mother and son duo, Sophia and Reginald Stuart Poole. The publication brought the Middle East, ancient and modern, to an eager Victorian audience, and Frith's images helped shape perceptions of the area for decades to come. "The large-view prints in the book have justly become famous [...] as much for their technical as for their artistic achievement, demonstrating photography's astonishing capacity to render the form and texture of the actual" (The Photobook). Indeed, the work may be considered "the epitome of Victorian grandiosity. Few publications in the history of the medium are its equal in either presentation or ambition [...] Frith's views of the Pyramids, in particular, are groundbreaking and became the works for which he is now best known" (Foster et al.). - One plate lightly faded, another showing shallow creasing. Occasional waterstaining to backing paper (not affecting images), but remarkably clean altogether. A short repaired tear in the foremargin of some leaves, marginal repairs to a few guards or text leaves. Usually, only single plates appear at auction, but one complete copy commanded 337,250 at Bonhams in 2012, while another (showing scattered spotting, in a restored binding) fetched 289,250 at Sotheby's the following year. - Provenance: From the library of Alexander (Alistair) Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 9th Marquess of Londonderry (1937-2012). - The Photobook I, 28. Foster/Heiting/Stuhlman, Imagining Paradise, p. 62f. Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature, 1839-1875, p. 31 no. 130 (illus.). Goldschmidt/Naef, The Truthful Lens, p. 200 no. 62. Haworth-Booth, The Golden Age of British Photography, 1839-1900, p. 90f. (illus.).

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        16 Hefte von 17. Forstwirthschaftliche Mittheilungen [Forstwirtschaftliche Mitteilungen]. Hrsg. vom kgl. Ministerial-Forsteinrichtungs-Bureau [Forsteinrichtungsbureau]. Bände 1-17 (1846 bis 1876) ohne Band 10.

      . . 16 Hefte von 17. Forstwirthschaftliche Mittheilungen [Forstwirtschaftliche Mitteilungen]. Hrsg. vom kgl. Ministerial-Forsteinrichtungs-Bureau [Forsteinrichtungsbureau]. Ab 1858 genannt "Mittheilungen über das Forst- und Jagdwesen in Bayern", im Untertitel jedoch noch mit dem altbekannten Titel. Bände 1-17 (1846 bis 1876) ohne Band 10. Selbstverlag der Behörde (Druck in der Wild'schen Buchdruckerei), ab 1852 ersch. bei Joh. Palm's Hofbuchhandlung, ab 1864 im Vlg. Julius Grubert, ab 1866 bei J.A. Finsterlin, München. Je 8°, fester Kartoneinband, oft mit aufklappbaren unpaginierten Übersichten, bisweilen mit Tafeln (Stiche, Karte), unten nicht angegeben. Schöne Stempel der Forstbehörde Fürstenfeldbruck auf Titeleien. Zustand: Stärkere Gebrauchsspuren (Einbände fleckig und teils mit handschr. Jahr, oberste Papierschicht der Einbände an den Kanten zumeist abgerieben, Kanten oft bestossen, Rücken oft mit Läsuren oder/und Fehlstellen, Blöcke stockfleckig und stark staubig), sonst, wenn nicht unten anders angegeben, in gutem Zustande. Heft 1 (1846, 84 Seiten), Heft 2 (1847, 130 Seiten), Heft 3 (1849, 119 Seiten, Vorsätze fleckig), Heft 4 (1852, 155 Seiten), Heft 5 / II. Band 1. Heft (1854, 285 Seiten, im Block oben mit Wasserfleck, letzte Blatt mit Fehlstelle), Heft 6 / II. Band 2. Heft (1855, 102 Seiten, Titelei mit brüchigem Papier), Heft 7 / II. Band, 3. Heft (1856, 88 Seiten, Block und Einband getrennt), Heft 8 / II. Band 4. Heft (1858, 197 Seiten), Heft 9 / III. Band 1. Heft (1859, 311 Seiten), Heft 10 / III. Band 2. Heft (fehlt), Heft 11 / III. Band 3. Heft (1862, 366 Seiten, Rücken fehlt), Heft 12 / III. Band 4. Heft (1864, 499 Seiten), Heft 13 / IV. Band Heft 1 (1866, 390 Seiten), Heft 14 / IV. Band 2. Heft (1867, 395 Seiten, Einbanddeckel locker), Heft 15 / IV. Band Heft 3 (1869, 513 Seiten, hintere Einbandkante mit Abreibungsfehlstelle unten), Heft 16 / IV. Band Heft 4 (1874, 315 Seiten), Heft 17 / V. Band 1. Heft (1876, 331 und XCVIII Seiten).

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        Voyage et Aventures au Chili; De Delhi a Cawnpore: Journal d'une Dame Anglaise: Pages de l'Insurrection Hindoue; Drame dans les Mer Boráles: Souvenirs du Kamtschatka

      Michel Lévy Frères, Paris 1858 - Uncommon collection of sea-fearing expeditions through South American and Russian seas. Maynard (1813-1858) was the surgeon of a French whaling ship, who circled the globe during the middle of the nineteenth century. His observations and descriptions of his adventures are carefully relayed in these volumes, and captured in sober tones. Maynard spent much of his time at sea in the Pacific, notably the years 1837-46. Maynard collaborated with Alexandre Dumas at various times, the latter contributing to "Les Baleiniers". Uniformly bound in contemporary tan morocco, marbled paper boards, black spine labels, comb-marbled endpapers and edges. Minor wear to the hinge of the Dehli volume, else a fine attractive set (4), 301 pp; (4), 301 pp; (4), 307. 3 vols. 12mo

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE MISSION SENT BY GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF INDIATO THE COURT OF AVA IN 1855, WITH NOTICES OF THE COUNTRY, GOVERNMENT, AND PEOPLE.

      A SUPERB & EARLY ILLUSTRATED RESOURCE ON THE BURMESE EMPIRELondon 1858, - Smith. Blue goat, gold decorations, 391p., map,29 lithos, hand-colored frontis & sepia litho plates, 3 maps+a 67 x 93 cm. folding pocket map, 13 appendices, dictionaryglossary, 21 x 28 cm., sharp, 21 x 28 cm. FIRST EDITION RARE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Chroniques de Jersey, dont l'auteur est inconnu; Revues et corrigées sur les manuscrits les plus complets avec une préface, un essai, un errata et un appendice; par Abraham Mourant, écrivain près de la cour royale. Suivies d'un abrégé historique des îles de Jersey, Guernesey, Auregny et Serk par George S. Syvret. [Chronicles of Jersey, whose author is unknown; Revised and corrected on the most complete manuscripts with a preface, an essay, errata and appendix by Abraham Mourant, writer near the royal court. Followed by an abbreviated history of the islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Alderney by George S. Syvret.] Followed by Recherches sur les îles du Cotentin en général, et sur la Mission de Saint-Magloire, en particulier. [Research on the Cotentin Islands in general and the Mission of Saint-Magloire in particular]

      Published Publié par Philippe Falle, Jersey, 1858 second edition, revised and expanded. The first edition was published in 1832 by George S. Syvret in Guernsey. 1858. Second edition hard back binding in publisher's original diced full brown leather covers, five raised bands to the spine with gilt and maroon morocco title lettering label. 8vo. 9'' x 5¼''. Contains [x] [xiv] 305, 10, 48, 40 printed pages of French text. Small neat ink message to the front free end paper, light rubbing to the covers and in Very Good clean condition. The Cotentin Peninsula, also known as the Cherbourg Peninsula, is a peninsula in Normandy that forms part of the northwest coast of France. It extends north-westward into the English Channel, towards Great Britain. To its west lie the Channel Islands and to the southwest lies the Brittany Peninsula. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Le cuisinier parisien ou l'art de la cuisine française au dixneuvième siècle. Traité élémentaire et pratique des entrées froides, des socles et de l'entremets de sucre, suivi d'observations utiles aux progrès de la cuisine moderne. Par M.A. Carème, de Paris. Deuxième édition., revue, corrigée et augmentée, ornée de 25 planches dessinées par l'auteur, et gravées au trait par MM. Normand fils, Heron et Thierry.

      Paris Renouard et al 1858 - (3è éd.) 8°. Mit 24 (von 25) gefalt. Taf. nach Zeichnung des Verfassers. XVI, 408 S. Ttw. spät. Lwd. mit RSchild. (berieben). Stellenweise etw. stockfleckig, zwei Taf. mit kleinen Einrissen, etw. gebräunt. Es fehlt die erste Tafel. Vicaire 146 - Bitting 75 - Vente Orsi 88 - Schraemli 44. Marie Antonin Carème war neben A. Escoffier die wohl berühmteste Gestalt in der Kochkunst des 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Die Ideen für seine kulinarischen Kreationen schöpfte er aus der Kunst und der Archtektur ("Pièces montées"). Er diente so berühmten Feinschmeckern wie CharlesTalleyrand, dem russischen Zar Alexander I. und dem englischen König Georg IV. Edition la plus complète d'un intéressant traité culinaire du génie Carême. Francais; 0,624 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Ottoman Turks: From the Beginning of Their Empire to the Present Time

      London: Richard Bentley. Very Good. 1858. second. Morocco. Chiefly founded on von Hammer's German language history of the Turks. Two copies sumptuously bound as one in full green morocco, marbled edges & end-papers. Folding hand colored map of the empire. Frontis engraved view of Malta. Spine panel faded from verdant green to olive. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [xv],413,(1),548, [1] pages .

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        Reisen in Ost-Afrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1837-55. Zur Beförderung der Ostafrikanischen Erd- und Missionskunde. 2 Teile in einem Band.

      Kornthal/Stuttgart, Selbstverlag/W. Stroh, 1858.. Mit 1 mehrfach gefalteten Karte. XIV, 505 (1) S.; 521 (1) S. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, geprägtes Bezugspapier. Der Einband etwas berieben, die Rückenkanten teils leicht beschabt, der Schnitt stellenweise unwesentlich fleckig. Einige Blatt im Eck geknickt, wenige Blatt mit schwachem Wasserrand, stellenweise unwesentlich fleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar. (840 Gr.). Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne telefonisch zur Verfügung!Embacher 177; Hennig 12; Henze 3/70; Lockot 1113; Vgl. Ibrahim-Hilmy 349 (die englische Ausgabe); nicht bei Gay. Erster Teil: Des Verfassers Erlebnisse, Missionsthätigkeit und Reisen in Nord- und Süd-Ost-Afrika (Abessinien und die Aequator-Gegenden); Zweiter Teil: Meine größere Reisen (!) in Ostafrika. Krapf, 1810 in der Nähe von Tübingen geboren, entstammte einer wohlhabenden Bauernfamilie. Tief religiös, geschichtlich und geographisch interessiert, ging er 1825 nach Basel um sich als Missionar ausbilden zu lassen, scheiterte jedoch zunächst. Er studierte dann in Tübingen Theologie und ging im Auftrag der englischen Missionsgesellschaft 1837 nach Äthiopien. Er wirkte zunächst in Adua, später in Schoa, wo er bis 1842 blieb. Neben oder besser wegen seiner Missionsarbeit lag im die Erforschung von Land und Leuten am Herzen. Um genaue Kenntnisse der räumlichen Verhältnisse, der Sitten und Gebräuche zu erhalten, nahm er unter anderem an Feldzügen des Königs von Schoa teil. Später besuchte er Sansibar und Mombasa, wo er sich vor allem mit Sprachstudien und Übersetzungen beschäftigte. Es entstand eine Übersetzung des Neuen Testaments ins Suaheli sowie ein Wörterbuch und eine Grammatik des Suaheli, außerdem ein Kinika-Wörterbuch. Sein langjähriger Mitarbeiter Rebmann entdeckte auf einer seiner Inlandtouren den Kilimandscharo. Krapf selbst reiste nach Usambara und Ukambani, was u. a. zur Entdeckung des Kenia führte. Krapfs Verdienst war vor allem die Erforschung der ostafrikanischen Völker und Sprachen. Sein Werk ist eine bedeutende ethnographische Quelle. Er starb 1881 in Kornthal bei Stutttgart.

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        An Historical Sketch of Slavery, From the Earliest Periods

      T. & J. W. Johnson & Co.; W. Thorne Williams, Philadelphia; Savannah 1858 - 8vo. cccii. Brown pebble cloth hardcover ruled in blind on covers with faded gilt lettered title on spine. Light chip to extremities head of spine. Very good condition. Pro-slavery argument from Cobb who was from Georgia and the brother of Howell Cobb of Georgia. Scarce.Howes C 513; Sabin 13861. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peloponnesus: notes of study and travel.

      John W. Parker London 1858 - First edition. 8vo., xiv, [1], 344pp., 5 maps and plans (1 folding), original green cloth gilt, light wear, inner hinges cracked but firm, a very good copy. Clark travelled in Greece from March to May of 1865 in company with W.H. Thompson, Master of Trinity College. An interesting work, intermingling his ideas concerning the cultural and religious history of the Greeks with archaeological observation and comments on modern Greek life. Atabey 252; Blackmer 361. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Biblioteca de Autores Españoles desde la formación del lenguaje hasta nuestros días. Historiadores primitivos de Indias. Colección dirigada é ilustrada. Por Don Enrique De Vedia. Tomo Primero y Tomo Segundo [Tomo Primero (1858) and ... (Truncated)

      M. Rivadeneyra - Impresor - Editor, 1858;1862, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, First editionFull Book Title: La Biblioteca de Autores Españoles desde la formación del lenguaje hasta nuestros días. Historiadores primitivos de Indias. Colección dirigada é ilustrada. Por Don Enrique De Vedia. Tomo Primero y Tomo Segundo [Tomo Primero (1858) and Tomo Segundo (1862)], Each Signed; Together With an Autograph Love Poem SignedA Very Good + or better copy of the first edition, first printing, bound in elegant tree calf, INTIMATELY SIGNED BY VALLE-INCLAN on the half-title of each Volume to Luisa Díaz Sáenz Valiente. (Each Volume has rubbing to the outer board corners, the rear joint of Tomo Primero appears to have been expertly repaired, and Tomo Segundo shows a little scuffing to the spine. Tomo primero lacks the first front free endpaper, and a prior owner has darkened what appears to be a prior bookseller's stamp from each half- title --- neither the pastedowns nor the pages show any signs of being ex-library.) Tomo primero is signed "A mi Princesa / x x x / Valle-Inclán" and Tomo segundo is SIGNED, INSCRIBED, DATED, and PLACED BY VALLE-INCLAN as follows: "x x x / A Mi Princesa [underscored twice by Valle-Inclan] / x x x / Valle-Inclán / 11-V-1910 / Buenos Aires."Dramatist, novelist, and a member of the Spanish Generation of 98, Valle-Inclan was a Spanish Literary giant whose works influenced later generations of Spanish dramatists. The books contain Valle-Inclan's history of the conquest of the Aztecs by Hernando Cortes and the conquest of the Incas by Francisco Pizarro González. TOGETHER WITH an ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH LOVE POEM BY VALLE INCLAN, loosely laid in to Tomo primero and written on a single sheet of paper titled by him "Para Señorita Luisa Díaz Sáenz Valiente" which begins as follows: "Hoy me canta en el fecho tu recuerdo, Argentina,/ Con il canto de una alondra matutina...." (The poem is in Near Fine condition, although somewhat brittle at the folds, and shows some fold lines and a short closed split where the folds meet in the center of the paper, as well as a short tear at the top.) [As best we can determine, the Poem has never been published.] Luisa Díaz Sáenz Valiente was a prominent journalist in Argentina and married to a prominent Argentinean lawyer and diplomat. In 1910, Valle Inclan and his wife traveled for 6 months through Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Bolivia, and it appears that he particularly enjoyed his time in Argentina. Having a notable Provenance, these items were owned by actor Jack Palance and each volume bears the bookplate from the 2006 sale of his Personal Property. A remarkable copy of this two-volume work, INTIMATELY SIGNED IN EACH VOLUME BY RAMON MARIA DEL VALLE-INCLAN, TOGETHER WITH AN ORIGINAL LOVE POEM FROM VALLE-INCLAN loosely laid in to one of the Volumes. Books signed by Valle-Inclan are exceedingly scarce to the market and original signed Poems written and signed by Valle-Inclan are rare. A collection-distinguishing set and QUITE RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Lunatic Asylums, Ireland Commission. Report of the Commissioners of Enquiry into the State of the Lunatic Asylums and other Institutions for thre Custody and Treatment of the Insane in Ireland with Minutes of Evidence and Appendices. Two parts in one volume.

      Alexander Thom & Sons - 1858. Hardcover. Part 1 131pp + Folding maps. Part 2 587pp.Folio .Bound in Maroon cloth with new label. .From the Library of the Public Record Office. Complete with 9 Handcoloured Folding plans of Lunatic Asylums.Belfast Sligo etc. . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookshop and Art Galleries Ltd.]
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        Album des Pavillons, Guidons, Flammes de toutes les puissances maritimes. Paris, Auguste Bry 1858. 4°. 4 Bll., 3 Bll., mit chromolithogr. Titel u. 69 chromolithogr. Tafeln jeweils mit Textblatt, OHldr.

      . . Polak, 5658 - Cat. Nederl. Hist. Scheepvaart Mus. II, 627 (verz. nur 66 Tafeln).- Erste und einzige Ausgabe.- Album mit den Flaggen, Wimpel u. Fahnen aller seefahrenden Nationen und Städte der Welt auf 69 Tafeln mit Erläuterungen zu der jeweiligen Flagge. "Les examplaires les plus complets sont ceux qui comportent 69 planches h. t." (Polak).- Tafel 50 ist nicht erschienen.- Tls. leicht braunfleckig, der seltene Verlagseinband fleckig, berieben u. bestoßen.# Complete issue of the first and only edition of an extensive and well-illustrated encyclopedia of national and especially marine flags, including pennons and signal flags from around the world.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Hochgebirgslandschaft mit Gehöft in Tirol.

      - Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert „Gehöft im Tirol 1858". 19,7:20,5 cm, an den Ecken auf Untersatz montiert. Vertikale Knickfalte links geglättet, leichter Lichtrand oben. Elise Crola, Tochter eines Bankiers, wuchs in einem künstlerisch-musisch orientierten Elternhaus auf. Hier verkehrten neben Wissenschaftlern auch Maler und Bildhauer wie W. von Schadow (1788-1862), Chr.D. Rauch (1777-1857), C.J. Begas (1794-1854), C.W. Wach (1787-1845) und ihr Vetter E.J.F. Bendemann (1811-1889), der spätere Direktor der Dresdner Gemäldegalerie. Ihre Eltern förderten die künstlerische Begabung ihrer Tochter – auch Schadow, der sie in jungen Jahre porträtiert hatte („Die Poesie"), empfahl ihren Eltern, das Talent ihrer Tochter zu fördern. So erhielt sie früh Zeichenunterricht durch den Porträt- und Miniaturmaler J.F. Zimmermann (tätig 1796-1838). Im Alter von 18 Jahren heiratete sie den vierzehn Jahre älteren Baron K.H.L. von Weiher; die kinderlose Ehe wurde 1836 auf Drängen ihrer Familie und gegen ihren Willen geschieden. Kurz darauf lernte sie in Berlin den Maler Georg Heinrich Crola (1804-1879) kennen, sie trafen sich wieder in Ilsenburg, wo sie sich bevorzugt aufhielt, und heirateten 1840. Gemeinsam entschied man, in Ilsenburg sesshaft zu werden und erwarb schließlich 1847 ein großes Haus. Obwohl sie fünf Kinder gebar, unternahm sie gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann nicht nur zahlreiche Fahrten nach Berlin, Dresden und auf die Insel Rügen, sondern auch nach Dänemark, Schweden und in die Alpen. Zudem führten sie in Ilsenburg ein reges gesellschaftliches Leben. Zu ihren Künstlerfreunden zählten u.a. P. von Cornelius (1783-1867), L. Richter (1803-1884) und W. von Kügelgen (1802-1867). Elise zeigte zudem ein ausgeprägtes soziales Engagement und wurde zur Wohltäterin der Alten und Armen. Nicht näher zu spezifizierende Beschwerden zwangen sie jedoch zu Reisen, z.B. eine vermutlich anderthalbjährigere Reise gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann 1854 in die Schweiz. Auch zwei längere Aufenthalte in Italien zwecks Erholung sind zu belegen. Ihr künstlerisches Schaffen, sie arbeitete meist mit dem Bleistift, selten in Aquarell, wird von figürlichen Themen, Porträts, Tierdarstellungen, Veduten und Landschaften bestimmt. Daneben betätigte sie sich bildhauerisch (Porträts). Später bemalte sie auch Porzellane und Gebrauchsgegenstände. Im Hüttenmuseum Ilsenburg wurde Ende der 1990er Jahre eine Crola-Stube eingerichtet.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorized Version, With the Marginal Readings, and Original and Selected Parallel References, Printed at Lenght, and a Commentaries of Henry and Scott, Condensed by the Rev. John M'Farlane

      London and Glasgow: Richard Griffin and Company, ND, circa 1858. A very early issue of the Practical Family Bible printed by Collins in Glasgow but with the Griffin imprint. With 31 fine tinted lithograph landscape plates and a lithograph vignette title all after drawings by David Roberts and beautifully produced by the lithography firm of Day and Son, "Lithographers to the Queen", and additionally, with 4 maps outlined in red, a plan of ancient Jerusalem and two double-sided leaves of decorated family register and with 28 page "Summary of Biblical Antiquities" illustrated throughout. Folio, (approx. 13.5 by 9.5 inches), publisher's original deluxe full brown morocco, the boards with blind-stamped panels like those found on Bibles centuries earlier, the spine with substantial raised bands blind tooled separating compartments tooled in the same manner as the covers, two compartments with gilt lettering and with additional gilt lettering at the foot, edges beveled, the turn-ins gilt tooled, page edges beautifully gauffered and gilded in a tooled diamond pattern, endpapers marbled. 944; 288; (40) pp. A fine, clean, and wonderfully preserved and very handsome Bible, the paper with just a minimal bit of the toning that is typically found, some unobtrusive, very light marginal staining at the bottom edge of some leaves, small tear with no loss at the lower corner of the frontispiece just barely affecting the image. With Langdon family notations in the register leaves indicating multigenerational attachment. A BEAUTIFUL BIBLE FEATURING THE IMPRESSIVE FULL-PAGE LITHOGRAPHED ILLUSTATIONS BY MASTER LANDSCAPE PAINTER DAVID ROBERTS. The impressive binding, with its fine gauffered edges, is likely the publisher?s best format. The text is augmented by important and useful commentary, tables, notes, prefaces and arrangements. These include lengthy parallel passages, which suggest the appropriate meaning of the biblical text. The comments by Matthew Henry and Thomas Scott are equally important.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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