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        Clipper Ship "Blackwall", 1000 tons

      William Foster, London 1858 - Image Size : 305x445 (mm), 12x17.5 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 380x510 (mm), 15x20.125 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, Lithograph

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Scotland delineated. A series of views of the principal cities and towns, particularly of Edinburgh and its environs; of the cathedrals, abbeys, and other monastic remains; the castles and baronial mansions; the mountains and rivers, sea-coast, and other grand and picturesque scenery. From drawings made expressly by Sir William Allan . Clarkson Stanfield . David Roberts [etc. etc.]. Accompanied by copious letterpress, comprising histories of the city and castle of Edinburgh By John Parker Lawson, M.A.

      London: Day and Son , [1858]. - Large 4to, 335 X 240mm., printed title, litho. title with view, (some spotting) and 71 other tinted litho. plates, the views in fresh, clean condition, some foxing of the e.p.'s,full cont. dark red morocco, spine ornately gilt, covers decorated gilt, turnovers gilt, some rubbing to joints and extremities and spine sl. faded, else an attractive copy. [The quarto edition of a work first issued in large folio, 1847-54, which contained 90 plates. The number of plates was cut to 72 for the quarto publication, and the image size reduced.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Spike Hughes Rare Books ABA (Associate)]
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        Manuscripts]: 11 One Act Plays

      - A collection of 11 unpublished playscripts by Henry Dingley Coolidge (1858-1922). The scripts are all individually bradbound in wrappers and laid into a tan cloth chemise. All are near fine with some wear at the extremities and a bit of toning, in a near fine lightly rubbed chemise. Coolidge, a direct descendant of *Mayflower* pilgrim William White, served as clerk for the Massachusetts Senate for 33 years. His interest in literary pursuits was well known, and noted in a senate resolution upon his sudden death in 1922, but during his lifetime he published just two books: *Manual for the Use of the General Court* and *Dead Reckoning: A Farce*. The one-act playscripts offered here are unpublished and were preserved by Coolidge's son, whose name and address are written on a paper label on the front pastedown of the chemise along with a list of titles. Though most of the plays are straightforward dramas and comedies, several venture into the supernatural, such as: *Mary, Be You a Witch?*, based on the Salem witch trails; *Haunted?*, a story on spiritual possession that ends tragically; and *The House of Fearsome Peril*, about a homicidal hypnotist. An interesting collection of unpublished plays from the turn of the century. Further details available upon request. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Landskapsstudier.

      - Den småländske bondsonen Frans Roselli växte upp vid hemmanet Rosan utanför Eksjö och bildade senare sitt efternamn från gårdsnamnet. Han sattes i lära hos en målarmästare i Eksjö vid 14 års ålder men var ambitiös och blev omkring 1858 elev i Marcus Larsons ‘konstskola' i Flenshult vid Vimmerby. I Axel Gauffins skildring av målarskolan omtalas Roselli som trumslagare och när han 1867 kom till Konstakademien i Stockholm skrevs han in i principskolans matrikel som "f. d. hautboist från Småland" (Axel Gauffin, Marcus Larsson, ett svenskt geni (1943), s. 152. Stockholm, Konstakademien. Principskolans matrikel 1849-1870 nr 2637. Inskriven 5 februari och på nytt 1 november 1867).Roselli var i sitt måleri tydligt påverkad av Marcus Larson och "sökte efterfölja sin mästare i ljuseffekternas bravur" (Ewert Wrangel, Smålands konstnärers utställning i samband med Hantverks- och industriutställningen i Nässjö 21 juni-16 juli 1922 (Nässjö 1922), s. 9). Efter sejouren i Stockholm försökte han sälja sina tavlor i Tyskland, men var inte tillräckligt framgångsrik för att ta sig till Rom som han hoppats. Han insjunkade kort senare i en lungsjukdom och dog vid endast 35 års ålder.Av dessa fina skisser framgår att Roselli var en långt mer framstående tecknare än målare. Men källmaterialet är begränsat. Hans teckningar är sällsynta och tycks inte finnas ens i våra större museer, frånsett ett blad med enkla studier av fötter i Nationalmuseum och en likaledes enkel teckning i Teckningsmuseet i Laholm.I dessa teckningar är inflytandet från Marcus Larson märkbart, åtminstone beträffande motivvalet. Mindre larsonsk är deras odramatiska, nästan rofyllda stämning. Två laverade pennteckningar på ett och samma blad, var och en omgiven av en tecknad ramlinje. Den ena, i liggande format, signerad "Roselli" på en sten i förgrunden, den andra, föreställande ett vattenfall, i stående format. 14 × 20,5 resp. 19 × 12,8 cm. (Bladet 28 × 21,5 cm.) Bladet något smutsat. Oinramad.

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        Portrait, Brustbild nach rechts im Oval, ach dem Leben photographiert vpn S.Friedländer 1857, lithographiert von F.Rohrbach 1858.

      - Druck der Königl. lith. Institut zu Berlin, 1858, Verlag von E.H.Schroeder in Berlin, 40,5 x 28,5 cm. Das berühmte große Johannes Müller (1801-1858) Portrait in einem vorzüglichen Exemplar. - Wellocme 2087.1

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        Aventures d'Arthur Gordon Pym.

      Michel Lévy frères 1858 - - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1858, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Charles Baudelaire pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles caissons dorés, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés (cinq restaurations marginales sur les plats et le dos), tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de Bernasconi. Ex-libris imprimé sur la page de titre, rares rousseurs sans gravité. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        MEMOIR AND LETTERS OF THE LATE THOMAS SEDDON, ARTIST: BY HIS BROTHER (Association Copy)

      London: James Nisbet & Co. 1858 - First edition, 17 x 11.5cm (8vo), in publisher's dark green bead-grain cloth w/embossed design to covers & gilt title to spine, pale yellow ep.s w/binder's ticket (Edmunds & Remnants) to rear pastedown, [i-v] vi [vii-viii], [1] 2-208 pp. w/frontis portrait engraving by Vincent Brooks & numerous in-text wood-engraved sketches after the artist. Printed by Ballantyne & Co., London. Inscribed to fr. pastedown: "Richard Holmes from his sincere friend T.F. Stooks, July 1858" ("through his kind friend and minister, the Rev. T.F. Stooks, he was enabled to apprehend and accept God's pardoning mercy" [p.15]); also w/the sig. of F.W. Williamson to recto of frontis & bookseller's ticket of W.H Dalton to fr. pastedown. Binding Very Good (spine sl. darkened & hinges cracked); contents Very Good (occas. lt. stains). Fredeman 57.2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        British Columbia and Vancouver Island; Comprising a Historical Sketch of the British Settlements in the North-West Coast of America and a Survey of the Physical Character, Capabilities, Climate, Topography, Natural History, Geology and Ethnology of the Region; Compiled from Official and Other Authentic Sources

      London: G. Routledge and Co. 1858, 1st Edition. () (2),viii,247,(2) pp.. Very good. 16 mo. Original printed boards. Contemporary advertising leaves tipped onto the inside of the front and rear boards. Spine has been professionally renewed. Folding map as frontis. A very attractive copy. Lowther 73, TPL 3818, Lande 1219, Smith 4272. Contemporary name and date on the title page of William Ramsay 1859. The folding map shows many of the locations where gold was found along the Fraser River. There are two appendixes, the first showing a Chinook grammer and the second reprints the act providing for the Government of British Columbia in 1858..

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        Document signed.

      Castle Christiansborg, 5. I. 1858. - Folio. 3 pp. on double leaf. With papered seal. Certificate of the appointment of Christian Rathjen as district court advocate for the Duchy of Holstein. - Somewhat dusty and browned and with strong damage to edges.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Urkunde mit eigenh. U.

      Schloß Christiansborg, 5. I. 1858.. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Mit papiergedecktem Siegel.. Urkunde über die Ernennung von Christian Rathjen zum Landgerichtsadvokaten für das Herzogtum Holstein. - Etwas angestaubt und gebräunt und mit starken Randläsuren.

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        WORKS: HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE FALL OF WOLSEY TO THE DEATH OF ELIZABETH; ENGLISH IN IRELAND IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; CAESAR: A SKETCH; LECTURES ON THE COUNCIL OF TRENT; THE PILGRIM; MY RELATIONS WITH CARLYLE; THE BOOK OF JOB; LORD BEACONSFIELD; Ireland's Case Stated; Froudacity (23 Volumes) (Leather Bound)

      Gebbie;. Very Good-; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced . by 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1858-1903. First, Second, and Third Printings. Hardcover. 23 volume set includes the following (all in matching bindings) Complete 12 volumes of History of England, mixed set of the Second Edition published by Park and the Third Edition published by Longman, 1858-1870; complete 3 volumes of English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, First Edition published by Longman's Green & Co. ,1872-1874; Caesar: A Sketch, First Edition Thus published by Longman's, 1879; Lectures on the Council of Trent, First Edition published by Longman's 1896; The Pilgrim, First Edition published by Parker, 1861; My Relations with Carlyle, First Edition published by Longman's 1903; Lord Beaconsfield, Second Edition published by Sampson, 1890; The Book of Job, First Edition published by Trubner, 1854; Froudacity by J. J. Thomas, First Edition, published by Gebbie, 1890; Ireland's Case Stated in Reply to Mr. Froude by T. N. Burke, First Edition published by Haverty, 1873. Uniformly rebound toward the late 19th century. Three quarter tan leather bound covers with 5 raised bands and gilt stamped decor over marbled boards have wear to the extremities. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Gilt top edges very good. Marbled paste downs and end sheets still bright and glossy. Pages clean with only very faint toning and in very good condition. .

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        Samling af danske militaire Uniformer

      med 6 Tillægsblade ledsaget af oplysende Text og Regulativ for Officeerclassens Paaklædning i Uniform efter de approverede Prøver / Collections des uniformes militaires danoises avec 6 feulles supplemantaires suivie d'un texte explicatif et d'un reglement de l'habillement des officiers en uniforme apres les modeles approuvées. Copenhagen: Hoffenberg [1858]. Med litograferet titelblad samt 26 litografier i farver af uniformer, medaljer og ordener. Folio. [14] s. + plancher. Indbundet ubeskåret med guldsnit foroven i privat fransk halvlæderbind med lette brugsspor. Bindet signeret Lemardsley.With lithographed titlepage and 26 colour lithographs showing uniforms, medals etc. Bound uncut with top edge gilt in newer French halfleather. Binding signed Lemardsley. Binding weakly signed of use.. Med dansk og fransk tekst. Text in Danish and French. Lipperheide Qi 7

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        The Italian Valleys of Pennine Alps: a Tour through all the romantic and less-frequented "Vals" of northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries. With illustrations from the Author's sketches, maps, &c.

      John Murray,, London, 1858 - In-8° (212x139mm), pp. VIII, 558, legatura del tempo m. pelle verde cupo e angoli con dorso a nervetti adorno di titolo in oro entro duplice tassello rosso e ricchi fregi floreali e ornamentali dorati entro scomparti. Piatti telati, taglio di testa dorato. 6 vignette incise n.t., 10 tavv. f.t. a p. pagina in xilografia e 4 carte geografiche ripiegate f.t. incise su acciaio e tratteggiate a colori (del Monte Bianco e dei suoi dintorni, del Monte Rosa e dintorni, di Aosta, delle valli italiane delle Alpi Pennine), il tutto inciso da schizzi presi in loco dall'autore. Tra i luoghi raffigurati: il Monte Rosa dal Col di Campello, il Ghiacciaio della Brenva, Gressonay St.-Jean, la Punta della Grivola, chiese in Macugnaga, etc. Piccoli restauri al dorso. Ottima copia. Prima e unica edizione, non comune, della rievocazione del viaggio compiuto dal reverendo King nelle Alpi Pennine nel 1855, in compagnia della moglie Emma, ricca di osservazioni storico-archeologiche, faunistiche, botaniche, geologiche e sul passaggio delle Alpi da parte di Annibale. "Our project was, after crossing the Alps, to explore and traverse, from head to foot, all the remote and less frequented valleys of Piedmont, which descend from the steep southern face of the great Pennine chain, from Mont Blanc west to Monte Rosa east" (dalla p. 4). Il reverendo King, vissuto tra il 1821 e il 1868, membro dell'Alpine Club, amico e collaboratore di Darwin nell'elaborazione delle teorie evoluzionistiche, è tuttavia oggi noto eminentemente per il presente e ricercato volume. Egli esplorò anche la grotta francese di Aurignac, scoprendovi alcune vestigia preistoriche. Morì ancor giovane a Pontresina, nel cui cimitero è sepolto. "The Rev. King was a member of the Alpine Club but his climbing career was very short and his reputation rests on this lengthy cross-country tour with his wife in 1855, described in delightful detail in his book. He died and is buried at Pontresina". Perret 2437: "Un ouvrage intéressant caractéristique du "pre-golden-age", peu courant". A.C.L.C., p. 176. N.L.S., I, 154. Neate, K-23: "Delightful details in his book". Aliprandi, La découverte du Mont Blanc par les Cartographes, 4.6, Angelini, 1518. Gattle, Valais, II, 2529-2530. Peyrot, Valle d'Aosta, I, 296. Pine-Coffin, 855-9. S.A.C., p. 412. Garimoldi, n. 87. Durio, n. 849. B.N. C.A.I. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE (One of Eight Recorded Presentation Copies)

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1858. Eliot, George (Mary Ann Evans). SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE. In Two Volumes. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1858. First Edition, 8vo. Very Good in original publisher's dark maroon morocco cloth decorated in blind and gilt, both volumes well-read and worn yet eye appeal remains. Some expert and subtle restoration was required to strengthen the set and to allow for handling. There is intermittent light foxing throughout. The half-title in Volume One is a tipped-in single inset leaf (as per Sadleir 818) and it has been slightly tugged away from the text block, most likely (one presumes) by repeated examinations of the presentation inscription found thereon. One of only 1,050 copies of the first edition printed in January 1858. SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE was George Eliot's brilliant debut work of fiction (a collection of three stories which first appeared in Blackwood's Magazine in 1857: "Amos Barton" "Mr. Gilfil's Love-Story" and "Janet's Repentance") and this title remains her rarest first edition in original cloth, ranked #1 on Michael Sadleir's well-known scale of comparative scarcities. ONE OF EIGHT RECORDED PRESENTATION COPIES GIFTED BY THE AUTHOR UPON PUBLICATION with "From The Author" inked with a flourish on Volume One's half-title. This is the copy belonging to one of the eight recipients: fellow author, playwright, and reviewer Albert Richard Smith (1816-1860), with his bookplate on the front paste-down, his inked signature on the front free endpaper, and his marginal notes in pencil. According to her Journals, George Eliot received her author's copies of SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE on January 5th, 1858 ("Today the Clerical Scenes came in their two-volume dress, very handsome") and on the 8th she had eight review copies delivered, one each to Albert Smith, Charles Dickens, W. M. Thackeray, John Ruskin, William Froude, Sir Arthur Helps, Jane Welsh Carlyle, and Alfred Tennyson. Of the group, only Dickens correctly guessed that "George Eliot" was a woman. While Albert Smith (the playwright who adapted Dickens's stories to the stage and arranged Dickens's 1858 public readings) may seem in exalted company as a gift recipient of Eliot's first novel, it was Smith who was Eliot's first fan, the earliest reviewer to compliment her after reading "Amos Barton" (the first of the three tales) in Blackwood's Magazine. In Eliot's Journals, a letter is cited that she wrote to John Blackwood: "Albert Smith has gratified me more than anything else in connection with the effect of Amos." Previously in her Journals, she had written: "Albert Smith wrote to Blackwood that he had never read anything that affected him so much as the death of Milly." Indeed, in this very copy of the first edition of SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE, Smith has penciled a note adjacent to Milly's death scene in "Amos Barton" which reads, simply: "Oh! How good." Unfortunately, the brevity of the inscription (three short words and a flourish) doesn't allow for an unqualified declaration that the inscription is in the author's hand (as opposed to that of the recipient or that of the publisher) despite all compelling evidence examined (her letters, her manuscripts). Nevertheless, this is a REMARKABLE ASSOCIATION COPY fully recorded, not just by a bibliographer, but by the author herself. While the author of SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE went on to make literary history with ADAM BEDE, MILL ON THE FLOSS, SILAS MARNER, MIDDLEMARCH, and DANIEL DERONDA, this seminal work of fiction, with its darkly realistic and unflattering portraits of England's clergy, was the stunning fictional debut that launched both her reputation and her extraordinary career as one of the greatest literary figures of all time. Sadleir 818. Wolff 2062.. Signed. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

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        Physiologische Untersuchungen mit Garcia's Kehlkopfspiegel.

      . S.ber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, 29/12. - Wien, Karl Gerold & Sohn, 1858, 8°, (2), 30 pp., 3 lith. Tafeln, orig. broschiertes Exemplar.. Very rare ofprint of the first edition - of the first major publication of Laryngology! - Johann Nepomuk Czermak (1828-1873) "was the first to demonstrate the utility of the laryngoscope invented by Garcia. He substituted artificial light for sunlight and made other improvements". - In 1858 Ludwig Türck (1810-1868) and Czermak made laryngoskopy serve clinical practice. Within a very short period of time this new method of using a little laryngela mirror to carry out laryngoscopies by means of reflected light became popular and from Vienna went around the globe. Therefore, Leopold Schrötter von Kristelli (1837-1903) in his "Festive Address on the Occasion of the Türck-Czermak-Commemoration" held on the First International Congress of Laryngo-Rhinologists in Vienna in 1908, did not exaggerate when stating: "In my opinion the most important event of the last century in the field of medicine was the abandonment of the philosophical speculative point if view and the turn toward scientific methods. Concerning scientific methods I would place the invention of the laryngoscope in its important next to the invention of the ophthalmoscope, subcutaneous injection, anti- and asepsis, the development of bacteriology, the introduction of serum and organotherapy, the later of which based on the knowledge of the inner secretion, and radiology. ... Young physicians would not believe how helpless pour patients and we physicians were before the invention of the laryngoscope. Thousand of people died because we were unable to cure them or even relieve their sufferings! How tings have changed! Almost every branch of medicine profited greatly by the introduction of the laryngoscope..." This is the first major document to "The Turckish War", which kept laryngology in suspense for a long time, was according to Hermann Marschik finally ended "By attributing to both men their merits as they deserve them: Türckis now credited for having founded laryngology as a specialty and Czermak as the founder of laryngoscopy with artificial light and as the first pioneer of the young science, due to whose resourcefulness, eloquence and experience in the ways of the world the specialty conquered the world at least twenty even thirty years sooner that it otherwise might have." - Majer, E.H. & Skopec, M.: History of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology in Austria (1985) pp.53-58; Lesky, E.: Die Wiener medizin. Schule im 19.Jhdt. pp.191-195; Marschik, H.: Geschichte der Wiener laryngorhinologischen Gesellschaft..., Wien.klin.Wschr. 39 (1929), pp.334-336, 361-363, 355; - Garrison & Morton No.3331; Waller 2260.

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        ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON IRON METALLURGY

      1858 - ROGERS, Samuel Baldwyn. AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON IRON METALLURGY, up to the manufacture of puddle bars, built upon the atomic system of philosophy, the elements operated upon being estimated according to Dr. Wollaston's hydrogen scale of equivalents; comprising suggestions relative to important improvements in the manufacture of iron and steel, and the conduct of extensive iron works; with analytical tables of iron-making materials. London: Simpkin, Marshall,and Co., and The Mining Journal Office, 1858. Second edition. 20 plates, of which two are folding. Octavo. 22 cm. [2],xxviii,528 pp. Contemporary grey cloth binding, with title, decoration, author's name and incorrect publication date (1857) gilt-stamped to spine, and sides blocked in blind. Contemporary ink ownership, dated 1 May 1859, of John Simmons of Deepfield, Staffordshire, England, who managed the Ulster Iron Works at Saugerties, NY, where he developed double-puddling, hoop-making, and cold-rolling processes. Binding is lightly sunned on spine, with sides gently rubbed, but crisp overall. Text and plates are clean. Fine.

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        PAROISSIEN ROMAIN D'APRÈS LES IMPRIMÉS FRANÇAIS DU XVME SIÈCLE

      Gruel et Englemann, Paris 1858 - 162 x 95 mm (6 3/8 x 3 3/4"). 703, [1] pp. EXQUISITE TAN ELABORATELY INLAID MOSAIC MOROCCO BY CHAMBOLLE-DURU, GILDED BY MARIUS MICHEL (with both binders' names stamp-signed on the front doublure, along with the date "1868"), COVERS WITH gilt-rule and dogtooth borders enclosing A FIELD OF DIAPERED INLAYS, each comprised of an ogival centerpiece of gilt-tooled black morocco with a four-petaled flower of red morocco; raised bands, spine compartments similarly gilt and inlaid, black morocco label, SCARLET MOROCCO DOUBLURES framed by a decorative gilt roll with a distinctive bird motif, heraldic device at center, marbled flyleaves, all edges gilt. In a (lightly rubbed) black morocco-trimmed slipcase. With printer's device, wood-engraved title page, full-page section headings, an elaborately historiated and compartmented border to each page, 33 engraved plates, and A GRACEFUL ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR OF THE CRUCIFIXION ON VELLUM. Except for a hint of darkening to the spine, A MAGNIFICENT COPY, entirely clean and fresh internally, and in an absolutely sparkling binding. This is a splendid dated mosaic binding, a dazzling collaboration executed by three of the greatest 19th century French names in the field. A rough contemporary of, and certainly the equal in technique to, binders like Trautz, Marius-Michel père, Lortic, and Cuzin, the elder Chambolle served his apprenticeship under Hippolyte Duru, and later formed a partnership with him. Duncan & De Bartha says that this collaboration began "at some point" and suggests that the partnership was formed after Chambolle established a premises at 20 rue de Savoie in 1873, but the date of our binding seems to indicate that the two binders had worked together, at least for a period, before that time. Chambolle's son continued the business when his father retired in 1898, and although the firm "showed a cautious recognition of the . . . preoccupation with Art Nouveau," classical work was always the mainstay of the Chambolle bindery. (Duncan & De Bartha) In "Modern Bookbindings," Sarah Prideaux says of her contemporary, "Chambolle most worthily continues the traditions associated with the name of his father. As an interpreter of the past, he has a place apart and almost untouched by the main revolutionary movement that has penetrated nearly every atelier in Paris, and modified, if not overturned, its inherited traditions. To him are confided the classics of former times, which he clothes in the styles appropriate to them, keeping to a simplicity of ornamentation which reveals great taste and feeling for composition." Gilder Marius Michel the younger and his father were responsible for some of the most beautifully gilded French bindings produced between the 1850s (when Michel the elder was the chief doreur for Capé) and the early part of the 20th century. Our binding is a testament to the glory of Chambolle-Duru and a glimpse of the younger Marius Michel early in his career. While the binding is the story here, the illustrations--especially the original watercolor on vellum and the page frames done in the style of late 15th and early 16th century printed Books of Hours--are a pleasing feature worth acknowledging. For a discussion of the origins and early development of the mosaic binding, see item #52, above. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CORAL ISLAND: A TALE OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN

      London, T. Nelson and Sons, 1858. FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE dated 1858 on title page, 8vo, approximately 170 x 110 mm,  6¾ x 4½ inches, coloured frontispiece (Terrible Encounter with a Shark), colour illustrated extra title page and 6 colour plates all by the author, pages: viii, (9)-438, bound in 19th century half calf over brown pebble cloth sides, narrow gilt patterned dividing lines, gilt raised bands to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges and endpapers marbled. Gilt on spine slightly dull, cloth unevenly slightly darkened, owner signature in pencil dated 1876 on reverse of front endpaper, the same one in ink on reverse of frontispiece, another ink signature dated 1926 on reverse of front endpaper, very small crease to top corner of frontispiece and both title pages, tiny closed tear to fore-edge margin of frontispiece neatly repaired, reverse and margins of frontispiece slightly dusty, very small pale stain to lower margin, a different early signature to top of title page, some light browning and pale staining throughout, mostly to margins and varying in intensity, a few pages lightly soiled, small dark stain on text on pages 341-349, obscuring a letter on a couple of pages, but all easily legible, page 17/18 reinserted and top margin slightly chipped and slightly frayed, neatly repaired with no loss of printed area (see image), inner margin of page 47/48 and 49/50 untidily repaired, no loss of text, small closed tear to text on page 101/102, no loss, small crease to some top top corners of text pages, very short closed tear to inner edge of plate page 30, just entering 5 mm (¼") into the image, repaired without loss, 2 short closed tears to margin of plate page 178 neatly repaired, 3 to margin of plate page 214 neatly repaired, all tissue guards but 1 missing.  A good complete but well used copy, sturdily bound.  See R. M. Ballantyne, First Editions by Eric Quayle 12a.  MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Zur plastischen Chirurgie.

      - Vjschr. prakt. Heilk., 15/4 . - Prag, K. André, 1858, 8°, pp.127-159, mit 33 feinen Abbildungen auf 2 doppelblattgr. Falttafeln. ERSTE AUSGABE. Neben seinem so seltenen Handbuch der Chirurgie von 1870 ist die hier angebotene Arbeit wohl der wichtigste Beitrag des so früh verstorbenen Autors zur Plastischen Chirurgie. - Die Abhandlung beschäftigt sich ausführlich mit der Technik der Rhinoplastik, sowie der Cheiloplastik. Gleich zu Beginn zitiert der Verfasser Lavater.: "Eine schöne Nase ist ein Königreich werth." J.v. Szymanowski (1829-1868) gibt nicht nur eine Fülle von Modifikationen der bestehenden Methoden bekannt, sondern er erweist sich auch als intimer Kenner der einschlägigen Literatur und so gerät die Schrift auch zu einem interessanten Abriss der Entwicklung der Plastischen Chirurgie in der ersten Hälfte des 19.Jahrhunderts. - Szymanowski, der vergessene Pionier der Plastischen Chirurgie, ein großes Talent und ein brillianter Techniker, war neben Pirogoff der bedeutendste Chirurg Russlands. In seinem Fachgebiet hat er ganz Hervorragendes geleistet. Nach Einführung der Narkose erkennt er, daß nicht Schnelligkeit, sondern exakte, gewebeschonende Technik wichtiger sind. Viele von späteren Autoren ohne Quellenangabe beschriebene Techniken stammen aus seinen Schriften. - In Riga 1829 geboren, besuchte er die kaiserl. Universität Dorpat, um von Adelmann, dem Nachfolger des großen Pirogoff, zum Wundarzt ausgebildet zu werden. 1861 geht er als Professor an die damals russische Universität Helsingfors, um 1862 als Professor der operativen Chirurgie an die kaiserl. St. Wladimir-Universität nach Kiew zu wechseln. In seiner glänzenden Privatpraxis konnte Szymanowski dort seine große Arbeitskraft entfalten. An einem Testikel-Carcinom erkrankt, wird er 2 mal von Pirogoff operiert, und stirbt 1868 mit 39 Jahren auf einer Erholungsreise nach Deutschland. - Zeis, Die Literatur u. Geschichte der Plastischen Chirurgie, gibt unter Nr. 602 (Seite 76/77) eine kurze Inhaltsangabe. cf. Gnudi-Webster, G.Tagliacozzi, S.326 + B.O. Rogers, J.v. Szymanowski, His Life and Contribution to Plastic Surgery. In: Plast. & Reconstr. Surg. vol. 64 (1979), pp.465-78. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a.

      1858 - Attractive Third Edition of Story's Commentaries Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. [Bennett, E.H., Editor]. Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States, Before the Adoption of the Constitution. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1858. Two volumes. 8, xxxiii, [ii], 735; [ii], 702 pp. (Eight-page publisher catalogue at beginning of Volume I.) Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, raised bands, retaining original red morocco lettering pieces, endpapers renewed. Light to moderate toning, negligible foxing to a few leaves, some offsetting to margins of Volume I title page, internally clean. A nice copy in a handsome binding. * Third edition. First published in 1833, this work is probably the most important work written on the American Constitution. Though overshadowed by Marshall on the U.S. Supreme Court, Story had no peer as a teacher or writer. Comparing the Commentaries to The Federalist, James Kent observed that Story's treatise was "written in the same free and liberal spirit, with equal exactness and soundness of doctrine, and with great beauty and eloquence of composition. Whoever seeks for a complete history and exposition of this branch of our jurisprudence, will have recourse to the above work, which is written with great candor, and characterized by extended research, and a careful examination of the vital principles upon which our government reposes" (cited in Marvin, Legal Bibliography [1847] 669-670). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2917. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Complete set of his etchings for Thomas Warton's THE HAMLET: AN ODE WRITTEN IN WHICHWOOD FOREST (1859)

      [London: Sampson, Low, 1858] - Folio. 14 etchings after drawings by Myles Birket Foster, PROOFS BEFORE LETTERS, PRINTED ON INDIA PAPER, mounted to larger sheets, and each signed in pencil ("Birket Foster") by the artist. Beautifully mounted and preserved set, bound in full red moroccco, a.e.g., by Riviere and Son. Fine. Bookplate of William Foster [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        La Cuisinière Poétique, suivi de "Histoire de la Mode en France"

      MICHEL LEVY FRERES 1858 - RO80081091: Rare ouvrage de 199 + 188 pages. Méry, Dumas, Th. de Banville, Th. Gautier, Em. Deschamps, C. Cataguel, A. Barthet, Emile Solié, Xavier Aubryet, Aur. Scholl, Charles Bataille . Collection Hetzel & Lévy. In-18 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 841-Poésie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Professor. A Tale

      two volumes bound as one, original decorated (remainder) cloth, spine bumped with minor chipping, nicks at base of upper hinge and head of lower hinge, corners a trifle rubbed, advertisement leaf volume I, two publisher’s catalogues, the second dated November 1858 volume II, joints cracked, ownership signature at head of half-title, a nice copy. from the library of Thomas Falconer with his bookplate to verso of front free endpaper; first edition; 294 and 258 pages; keywords: fiction - women authors; - Smith, Elder & Co 1857

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        RECHERCHES SUR L'ACIDE SALICYLIQUE and SUR UNE NOUVELLE THÉORIE (THEORIE) CHIMIQUE In Comptes Rendus, January-June, 1858 pp. 1157-1160 and pp. 1107-1110. [ Discovery of key principles underlying organic chemistry]

      Paris:: Mallett-Bachelier,, 1858. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback entire issue of Comptes Rendus in blue green buckram binding with gilt lettering spine, with foxing. 4to.

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        Lecture Notes on Clinical Medicine, 5 complete Volumes

      New Sydenham Society 1858 - B0062P7DVQ Volume 1 joint and spine repaired Volume 2 spine and joint repaired, over 3000 pages in 5 volumes A 19th encyclopedic historic classic in medicine by TROUSSEAU, Armand (1801-1867) Eminent physician and clinical teacher at the Hôtel Dieu, Paris. He performed a tracheostomy in 1865 and was a pioneer of intubation. He received the prize of the Academy of Medicine for his treatise on laryngeal phthisis in 1837. His lectures were translated into English by Victor Bazire, and published in 5 volumes in 1868. TROUSSEAU SIGN Indication for hypocalcemia involving tetanic spasm of the hand on applying sufficient pressure to the arm described by Armand Trousseau. Vol I 712, 1868, 712 pages apahasia, stroke, Graves Disease, chorea, angina pectoris, asthma, progressive muscular atrophy Vol II 1869, 630 pages, erysepeals, typhus, scarlet fever, diphtheria, cowpox, small pox, chicken pox, Vol III 1870, 557 pages, paracentesis of pericardium, diabetes, pleurisy, thoracic paracentesis, oedema of larynx, hydatid lung, gangerine of the lung, Vol IV 1871, 470 pages, dyspepsia, cholera, hydatid cysts of the liver, rheumatism, endocarditis, gout, children's diarrhoea, eruption of dentition, Vol V, 1872, 479 pages, percussion, perinephric abcess, puperal infection, Addison's Disease, DUE TO LARGE VOLUME AND WEIGHT WILL INCUR EXTRA POSTAGE COST 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Columbia and Vancouver Island; Comprising a Historical Sketch of the British Settlements in the North-West Coast of America and a Survey of the Physical Character, Capabilities, Climate, Topography, Natural History, Geology and Ethnology of the Region; Compiled from Official and Other Authentic Sources.

      G. Routledge and Co., London - 1858, 1st Edition. () Very good. (2),viii,247,(2) pp. 16 mo. Original printed boards. Contemporary advertising leaves tipped onto the inside of the front and rear boards. Spine has been professionally renewed. Folding map as frontis. A very attractive copy. Lowther 73, TPL 3818, Lande 1219, Smith 4272. Contemporary name and date on the title page of William Ramsay 1859. The folding map shows many of the locations where gold was found along the Fraser River. There are two appendixes, the first showing a Chinook grammer and the second reprints the act providing for the Government of British Columbia in 1858. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Egypt. A Handbook for Travellers in Egypt; Including Descriptions of the Course of the Nile to the Second Cataract, Alexandria, Cairo, the Pyramids, and Thebes, the Overland Transit to India, the Peninsula of Mount Sinai

      London John Murray 1858. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and faded. Inner hinge cracking. Small tear and edge-creasing to rear map (no loss) Second Edition Maroon hardback cloth cover 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). xxiv, 439pp, 54pp. Numerous b/w fold-out maps. Murray's Hand-Book.

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        Florae Javae et insularum adjacentium nova series. Tomus primus: ORCHIDEAE.

      - Leiden, by the author/ Amsterdam, Sulpke, 1858. Folio (425 x 265mm). pp.(8), vi, 162, with 70 lithographed plates of which one double-page and 56 finely handcoloured. Contemporary half calf gilt. The rare supplement to Rumphius' 'Flora Javae'. It was the only supplement published of this important work on the botany of Java and the only volume to appear also in French. The first major work on the orchids of Indonesia. Karl Ludwig Blume (1796-1862) was a German-born Dutch botanist who travelled and worked in Java, where he was the first director of the Buitenzorg Botanic Garden. He later became director of the Leiden Rijksherbarium. Most of the beautiful illustrations are done after drawings by A.J. Wendel; all are lithographed by the well-known Belgian artist G. Severeyns. The plain plates are of botanical details and were never coloured.Blume saw himself as continuing Rumpf's pioneering work and indeed was acknowlegded as his spiritual disciple with the cognomen 'Rumphius'.Stafleu & Cowan 568; Nissen BBI, 174; Great Flower Books p. 50. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts., LONDON 1858 - with an introduction by Alexander Von Humboldt.Translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett. Two volumes, 8vo. xxx, 1, 352pp. x, 1, 397pp. illustrated by chromo-ithography, wood engraved plates, wood cuts in the text. fine folding engraved map, outline coloured, linen lined, later half calf, T.E.G. Book plates. Sabin 49915. Excellent copy of a Rare Work. 1858 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anatomie chirurgicale homalographique.

      Bailliere, Paris 1858 - Folio. 25 lithographed plates of cross-sectional anatomie. Original cloth-backed printed boards. Bookplate of Richard M. Wegner, historian of anatomical sections, and author of Garrison-Morton 459. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS to her son Philip Gidley King

      January 4, 1858. Four page letter on a single leaf folded in half; 220mm x180mm. Death, annuities and the blinding heat. A letter from Harriet King, matriarch, and the widow of Phillip Parker King, to her eldest son Philip Gidley King. Often bemoaning the heat and apologising to her son for her "shabby note", she nonetheless addresses the scope of King family business in the wake of Christmas and New Year celebrations. Harrriet was widely regarded as an able admimistrator of her husband's considerable property holdings often in his lengthy absence. In this regard she was not unlike that other remarkable colonial figure, Elizabeth Macarthur (her daughter-in-law's aunt). She comiserates with her son on the death of Hugh Gordon, husband to her neice Mary King Macarthur. There was much intermarriage between the sizable King, Macarthur and Lethbridge clans, despite the fact that the two progenitors, John Macarthur and Governor Philip Gidley King had had a fairly well-exercised dislike for one another. The letter goes on to note the infirmity of Janie (her son Frederic's wife: they had married the prevous year) and how touched she was by her daughter 'Libby's' gift and how she longed to see her grandchildren. Harriet quite openly discusses the business of annuities-and the difficulties of managing cashflow. 'Till Grantham was let I could not ask either John or Frederic to pay me'and is troubled by her son Frederic's waning business fortunes 'the interest he has to pay may swamp him'. In 1851 Gidley King had been appointed superintendent of stock for the Australian Agricultural Co., but with the discovery of of gold on the bed of the Peel River in 1852 and the indication that much of the land on the Peel could be auriferous he moved with his family to Goonoo Goonoo south of Tamworth. The resultant gold rush, whilst not bringing with it the dramatic change wrought on Victoria, nonetheless had a profound impact on the King family business and social order especially prior to the issue of mining licenses. At the time of Harriet's letter, labour for the traditional pastoral pursuits would have been in short supply and the demands on her son's time fierce. A casual letter by a loving but weary mother, touching on the workings of three prominent colonial dynasties.

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        Read?s History of the Isle of Axholme: Its Manor and Parishes With Biographical Notices of Eminent Men.

      Epworth: Read & Co., 1858. - Large 8vo. pp. xii, 452, [4]; illustrations including 3 large hand coloured folding maps, folding pedigrees. Contemporary half calf, rubbed, edge of spine just starting to split. Ex-library with ink stamp to verso of title page, withdrawn stamp and bookplate on front pastedown. Portrait frontispiece spotted otherwise a sound copy. By far the rarest of the standard Isle of Axholme histories in the original.

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        Samling af danske militaire Uniformer

      . med 6 Tillaegsblade ledsaget af oplysende Text og Regulativ for Officeerclassens Paaklaedning i Uniform efter de approverede Pröver / Collections des uniformes militaires danoises avec 6 feulles supplemantaires suivie d'un texte explicatif et d'un reglement de l'habillement des officiers en uniforme apres les modeles approuvees. Copenhagen: Hoffenberg [1858]. Med litograferet titelblad samt 26 litografier i farver af uniformer, medaljer og ordener. Folio. [14] s. + plancher. Indbundet ubeskaret med guldsnit foroven i privat fransk halvlaederbind med lette brugsspor. Bindet signeret Lemardsley.<br>With lithographed titlepage and 26 colour lithographs showing uniforms, medals etc. Bound uncut with top edge gilt in newer French halfleather. Binding signed Lemardsley. Binding weakly signed of use. * Med dansk og fransk tekst. Text in Danish and French. Lipperheide Qi 7..

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        Lecons cliniques sur les maladies chroniques de l'appareil locomoteur professées à l'hopital des enfants malades pendant les années 1855, 1856, 1857. & Atlas.

      - Paris, J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1858, 8°, VII, 531 pp; 1859, Folio, (4), 28 pp., 20 lith. Tafeln, in zwei Halbledereinbänden; minimal fleckiges Exemplar. First Edition of this "series of his lectures given at l'Hopital des Enfants Malades in the years 1855, 1856, and 1857 were published in 1858 with the title Lecons cliniques sur les maladies chroniques de I'appareil locomoteur. This was the first time that the subject of orthopedics had been equated with diseases of the locomotor system. Accompanying this volume of lectures was an atlas, which was unique and demonstrated the amount of material that he had available, as well as the care with which he took to study it. Bouvier was well aware of the difficulties that the displacement of the heart, lungs, and abdominal viscera produced in his patients." L.F. Peltier, Ortjopedics, A History and Iconography, p.207 - - Sauveur-Henri-Victor Bouvier (1799-1877) "was a hardworking and sincere physician who inherited an orthopaedic institute in Paris from one Milli, who had been a patient of Heine at Würzburg. His 1837 survey of bony deformities earned him a prize from the Academie des Sciences, and he wrote an encompassing account of the corset in history and a series of lectures on orthopaedic subjects which used the term 'locomotor apparatus' for the first time. He practised at the Hôpital des Enfants Malades in Paris and was noted for refusing to speak for two weeks before he was due to address a medical meeting, to spare his voice. He died tragically, after a winter's day in 1877, when, now almost blind, he fell into the icy water of the great basin in the Tuileries gardens. - Bouvier was an enthusiast of the orthopaedic bed that provided traction, often called extension, as introduced by Venel. For scoliosis, he gave his young female patients crutches so long that their feel hardly touched the ground and they had to swing themselves along, as Dieffenbach remarked, like kangaroos. This was in order to unstress the spine; and Delpech noted wrily that if one of these young women happened to break a crutch after months of such locomotion, they were quite unable to make their way indoors, so used were they to not standing on their own feet. - Bouvier distinguished between rachitic and postural curves, considering the latter an exaggeration of physiologic deviations. Club-foot accompanying spina bifida was, he thought, due to 'perversion' of muscular activity by a disturbance of nervous activity. It was Bouvier who, 20 years later, in 1836, followed up Delpech's first historic subcutaneous tenotomy of 1816 and reported it a complete and lasting success, describing the organization of a 'tendinous callus' within the tendon sheath. He himself practised the operation and proposed subcutaneous section of the plantar structures for the accompanying cavus. - Bouvier would not at first believe that Pravaz had succeeded in reducing a congenital dislocation of the hip by long-continued traction and abduction and never retracted his opposition, despite his own exertions in the field, for he was convinced that the constriction of the joint capsule, rather than shallowness of the socket or muscle contracture, made reposition anatomically impossible. However, he did suggest, in 1835, that late deformity might be corrected by subcutaneous subtrochanteric osteotomy and obtained good results which were copied elsewhere and adapted to older patients: - Orthopaedics was first accepted as an independent speciality in France around 1850, and it may be said that Bouvier was the first 'official' orthopaedist. " David LeVay, The History of Orthopaedics, pp.251-253 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chimie Photographique: ontenant les éléments de chimie expliques par des exemples empruntés a la photographie - Deuxième édition

      Mallet-Bachelier, Paris - The very scarce second edition of an early photographic chemistry manual. Descrpition of various photographic processes including the daguerreotype, wet and dry collodion, . Not dated (probably around 1858). Half Leather binding with green marbled boards. Gilt title and gilt filets on spine. A stamp on title page and name at front endpaper. Foxing throughout.

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        Daguerreotype of Abraham Lincoln, taken during the time of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, from the collection of Frederick Hill Meserve with his identification on verso

      Carte-de-visite Daguerreotype portrait of Lincoln, 2? x 3.25? photographic paper, affixed to 2.25? x 4? card. Identified on verso by Meserve: ?Daguerreotype, probably made / in Springfield Ill. 1858 / maker unknown.? Numbered 9 in lower right corner in unidentified hand. Printed on verso: ?Collection of Americana / Frederick Hill Meserve / New York.? Fine condition. This image is identified by Charles Hamilton and Lloyd Ostendorf in ?Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose? (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963) as ?M-9? (Meserve-9, the number on this photograph?s verso). Captioned ?Photograph, probably by C.S. German, Springfield, Sunday, September 26, 1858.? Six Lincoln-Douglas debates were held across Illinois from August to October 1858.

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        Notes on the revolt in the North-Western Provinces of India

      London, Longman, Brown, Green. Longmans, & Roberts, , 1858. Octavo, original red pebble-grained cloth with embossed panels to the boards, title gilt to the spine. Folding table. Armorial bookplate of William Montagu Hay, 10th Marquess Tweedale, to the front pastedown. Light shelfwear, a little browned, else very good. First edition. "Personal narrative of a judge&#39;s adventures in Agra and some recommendations for preventing future revolts. He speaks with some sympathy for the natives and the talookdays, but is rather hard on the sepoys and Mohammedans." (Ladendorf)

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        Storia delle Indie orientali. Opera ornata delle Vedute delle principali Città e dei più cospicui Monumenti dell'India, dei Ritratti degli Uomini celebri, e di Disegni delle più caratteristiche usanze, ecc. ecc. Premessavi la Descrizione geografica dell'India appositamente dettata da F.C. Marmocchi.

      - Torino, Sebastiano Franco e figli, (1858-1862),In 4° cartone editoriale decorato originale, pp. (XVI), 1-674; (8), 675-1312, 47 litografie f.t. in carta grave (40 in seppia e 7 a colori), doppio forntespizio al primo volume (MARMOCCHI, F.C., L'impero Anglo-Indiano, Torino, Sebastiano Franco e figli e compagnia, 1858). Si tratta dell'edizione originale che riporta il frontespizio e il piano dell'opera originali. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MITLA. A NARRATIVE OF INCIDENTS AND PERSONAL ADVENTURES ON A JOURNEY IN MEXICO, GUATEMALA, AND SALVADOR IN THE YEARS 1853 TO 1855. WITH OBSERVATIONS ON THE MODES OF LIFE IN THOSE COUNTRIES

      London. 1858.. xv,[1],436pp. plus fourteen plates (five of them colored lithographs, one folding) and folding map. Contemporary blue polished calf, spine gilt extra, leather label. Moderate edge rubbing. Internally clean. Inscribed on the fly leaf: "C.S. Newton from his affectionate friend Alfred Trower. On his leaving Eton, Midsummer 1865." Very good. A wonderful account of travel in Mexico and Central America. Von Tempsky spent three years in the mining districts of California before setting out on his extensive travels through Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in 1853. His narrative includes five handsome color plates of Mexican town scenes, a view of Durango, the ruins at Mitla, and a "fight between the Ranchero and his Indian Antagonists." Edited by J.S. Bell. The map shows Mexico and most of Central America. ABBEY 665. PALAU 329979.

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        "Isar - Vorstadt in 3 Blättern". Plan des Isarlaufs von der Brudermühle bis zur Zweibrückenstraße mit der Ludwigsbrücke, jeweils mit dem Gebiet bis Thalkirchner- und Müllerstraße.

      . 3 grenzkol. Lithographien von G. Wenng, gedruckt bei C. Stücker, 1858, 74 x 56 cm (Blattgröße).. Maillinger Bd. III, 21; nicht bei Pfister, Lentner und Slg. Proebst. - Gustav Wenngs "Großer Stadtplan von München in 20 Blättern" erschien 1858.

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        Memoires Pour Servir a L'Histoire De Mon Temps / Par M. Guizot - [Complete in 8 Volumes]

      Paris : Michel Levy Freres [1858-1867] - Physical desc. : 8 v. ; 22 cm. Subjects; France - History - Restoration, 1814-1830 - Louis Philip, 1830-1848. France - Foreign relations - 19th century. Includes bibliographical references. Near fine copies all in the original half vellum over marble boards. Spines uniformly labeled in red gilt-blocked calf. Edges very slightly toned and dulled as with age. An exceptional set overall; scans and additional detail on request. 8 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De la Turquie et des États musulmans en général.

      Paris, Amyot, Libraire-Éditeur, 1858 - in-8° ; 184 pp., suivi de : Généralités sur les routes africaines, moyens de transport, caravanes. Mémoire extrait d&#146;un ouvrage inédit sur le désert et le Soudan. Paris, Imprimerie de L. Martinet, s. d. [1851], in-8° ; 36 pp., suivi de : Notice sur le Kordofan (Nubie supérieure). Paris, Imprimerie de L. Martinet, 1851, in-8° ; 20 pp., suivi de : Mémoire sur le Ragle ou hallucination du désert adressé à l&#146;Académie des sciences. Paris, J. Dumaine, Libraire, Friedrich Klincksieck, 1855, in-8° ; 30 pp., demi-basane rouge, dos à nerfs, filets or, p. de titre noir, envoi de l&#146;auteur, rel. de l&#146;époque, bel exemplaire. Atabey, 406 (pour le premier ouvrage). Édition originale. Réunion de quatre textes rares sous la plume de l&#146;un des plus grands spécialistes de l&#146;islam de son époque. Quelques corrections manuscrites de l&#146;auteur en marge du deuxième mémoire. First edition. Good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHRONIQUE DE MATTHIEU D'EDESSE, continué par Grégoire le Prêtre.

      Paris, A. Durand 1858 - [Bibliothèque Historique Arménienne ou choix des principaux historiens Arméniens traduits en français et accompagnés de notes historiques et géographiques]. Collection destinée à servir de compléments aux chroniques byzantines et slavons, par M. Edouard Dulaurier. Demi-Chagrin rouge ancien à coins, Tranche doré, pièce de titre et tomaison doré. In-8°, De [XXVII] & 546 pp. La publication (textes & traductions) des chroniques arméniennes relative à la période des Croisades, à été entrepris par les soins de l&#146;Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, au sein du Recueil des Historiens Arméniens des Croisades par Edouard Dulaurier. [Chronique de Grégoire le Prêtre, in R.H.C, documents arméniens, Tome. I, 1869 et Tome. II, 1906] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mitla. A Narrative of Incidents and Personal Adventures on a Journey in Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in the years 1853 to 1855 with Observations on the Modes of Life in those Countries

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, London 1858 - Octavo, pp [xvi], 436, publisher's list; with 5 chromolithographs (one double-page) and 11 wood engravings, out of text, and a folding map showing his route, hand-colored in outline. Von Tempsky (1828 - 68) was of Prussian descent, but left Prussia at the age of 18 he came to the Mosquito Coast (coastal region of present-day Nicaragua) -- then controlled by the British -- to lead a life of adventure. He mined in the California gold-fields, unsuccessfully, and returned to Nicaragua to resume his life there. It is his long trip back through Mexico and Guatemala that he wrote about in his book Mitla (Zapotec ruins outside Oaxaca, Mexico), which is full of his adventures, great sense of elan and good eye for detail. (In the preface he apologizes for daring to write in the English language rather than German, but his English is quite up to the task.) He later went to Australia and New Zealand to mine gold and, it seems, to have more adventures. He was a skilled amateur artist, and it is his own water-color sketches that are the basis for the fine chromolithographs and other illustrations: the coloring is spectacular. Binding is the original crimson blind-stamped publsher's cloth, somewhat faded and stained. Text, map and images are unusually clean. Very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MITLA. A NARRATIVE OF INCIDENTS AND PERSONAL ADVENTURES ON A JOURNEY IN MEXICO, GUATEMALA, AND SALVADOR IN THE YEARS 1853 TO 1855. WITH OBSERVATIONS ON THE MODES OF LIFE IN THOSE COUNTRIES.

      London. 1858. - xv,[1],436pp. plus fourteen plates (five of them colored lithographs, one folding) and folding map. Contemporary blue polished calf, spine gilt extra, leather label. Moderate edge rubbing. Internally clean. Inscribed on the fly leaf: "C.S. Newton from his affectionate friend Alfred Trower. On his leaving Eton, Midsummer 1865." Very good. A wonderful account of travel in Mexico and Central America. Von Tempsky spent three years in the mining districts of California before setting out on his extensive travels through Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in 1853. His narrative includes five handsome color plates of Mexican town scenes, a view of Durango, the ruins at Mitla, and a "fight between the Ranchero and his Indian Antagonists." Edited by J.S. Bell. The map shows Mexico and most of Central America. ABBEY 665. PALAU 329979.

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        Die Bauhutte: Illustrirte Freimaurerzeitung. Herausgegeben von Br. J. G. Findel.

      Leipzig: 1858-1873 passim - subtitle varies somewhat, volumes 1-6, 8-16; quarto, library markings, most need rebinding or rebacking, text browning, particularly in later volumes; PRICE IS FOR THE LOT. Photos available upon request.

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