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        Civil War

      1858-1863. Two letter-books containing copies of letters on lightweight paper written from Paris, France, by J.K. Smyth of Henderson Smyth & Co., 1858-1863. The letters give an insight into financial and business transactions between Europe and America just prior to and during the early years of the Civil War. Some of the letters concern a house Smyth is having built in New York. His architect is Calvert Vaux who, with Frederick Law Olmsted, had just designed Central Park.The first letter-book, is 417 separate pages, 8.5 " x 11" and contains copies of business (Henderson Smythe & Co.) and personal letters written from Paris between May 27, 1858 and July 25, 1863. It is signed "J.K. Smyth" on a label on the cover. Excerpts from the first book: (to Henderson, 1858) "in regard to the contact or license you signed in London with Goodyear which if it should be put forward by Goodyear as his agent, as he interprets it - it might in such case be disowned by the Stockholders of the company as not being a legal document binding on them" (to Dr. Edward G. Ludlow, N.Y., 1858) "I enclose herewith a sketch of my Harlem lots…they are now entirely free of encumbrances. I think they are very desireably situated if the central Park succeeds and more especially if they make the Harlem River navigable so as to connect the Hudson & east River their value will be much enhanced" Central Park was designed in 1858; Harlem borders Central Park on the north. (to Henderson) "Mr. Hutchinson, Wagner & myself may individually purchase the large property at Manheim and fit it up for a rubber factory…I would rather have by a great deal the Golverin than the French market especially if we are obliged to share it with Rattier who make better shoes than the Cohens" (to Dr. Ludlow) "Property on Broad way below 10th St will always be very valu[able] for Hotels and wholesale Stores as also cross Sts near Broad way in the neighborhood or as far down as Canal St or perhaps a few streets higher" (to Henderson) "On account of the collision between the Cunard boats we have no mail from New York this week." On August 17, 1858, nine days before this letter, Cunard cabled from New York to London about the collision of "Arabia" and "Europa," the first telegraphic message to report a collision at sea. (to Dr. Ludlow) "I also enclose copy of mem you sent me some time ago of the land patents recd by Henderson Smythe & Co they I suppose are for our first purchase in Minnesota…it is time the patents were made out for all our purchases in western lands." (to Lee in 1861) "The unfortunate state of affairs in America of course been hard upon my interests there which altogether is large but as I am out of debt I cannot be prostrated as many others will be. I have to finish my house…and hoe to have something left even though the war goes on. I hope they will go on until a permanent peace is conquered, it had better be done in our day than left to our children to settle." (to E.V. Welch, N.Y., May 1861) "I hope that many of those who cannot meet their payments as they become due will be able to do so in full if peace is restored. We have Telegraph news up to the 4th which appears more favourable inasmuch as it shows the north to be very strong to cope against the rebellion." (to Welch, June 1861) "We have just got telegraph that Harpers Ferry has been evacuated." (to Calvert Vaux, 1861) "I beg herewith to enclose you draft on Messrs Jno Munroe & Co of your City for $7000 (three days sight)." The New York banking firm of Messrs. John Munroe & Co. had an office in Paris. (to Welch, March 1862) "I…am glad that the favourable progress of the war is making you more hopeful and in better spirits. The Fort Donelson capture that comes of later date than your letter is another and a greater victory than anything that has preceded it. In fact it is sublime and magnificent and I trust every week now will bring us word of new victories if things go on as they hve began in Kentucky you may yet have a fair trade ." (to Welch, 1862) "I believe Mr. [Calvert] Vaux to be thoroughly honest and honourable still I cant help but think he has been careless in keeping them to dates. Mr. Vaux terms are as follows - 2 1/2 pr ct for plans, elevations & specifications, 1 pr ct for details to larger scale…" The second letter-book, is 175 separate pages, 8.5 " x 11" and contains copies of business (Henderson Smythe & Co.), personal, and family letters written from Paris between October 18, 1860 and July 25, 1863. Excerpts from the second book: (to Morris Tasker & Co., Philadelphia) "I am commencing to build a dwelling house in the suburbs of New York and have written to my architect Mr. C. Vaux in regard to your furnishing the heating apparatus for warming the same." The company's products included radiators, and cast and wrought iron pipe. (to C. Vaux Esq.) "Have recd drawings of the house and copies of contracts with the mason and carpenter builders." (to Lee, March 30, 1861) "You see the American papers and no doubt know as much as I do in regard to the political State of our Country All is rumour and uncertainty - I wish I had not contracted for the building of our dwelling house for unless things very much change a residence in America is not very desireable." The Civil War began 13 days later. (to Hutchinson, May 1861) "You of course get the news of the intense excitement in all the northern States in regard to the War they are inaugurating to put down rebellion - Persons who came over by the last Steamer say the excitement and Patriotism of the people can hardly be described. The Americans here are also very much excited." (to Hutchinson, 1861) "The papers of Goodyear and a/cs. will go by next Steamer if possible. I have not yet been able to find the letter or agreement by Goodyear where he agreed to pay to us one half of the Tariffs he would secure on Shoes made in Europe." Charles Goodyear had died in 1860. (to May, December 12, 1861) "Slidel & Mason should be given up setting aside the rights of the case they do not think they are worth fighting for. The country will have enough to do to effectually conquer the rebellion without countering against the immense power of Great Britain." On November 8, 1861, a Union frigate stopped the neutral British steamer "Trent" and seized Confederate commissioners John Slidell and James M. Mason who were on their way to England and France to seek support for the Confederacy. Many in Britain called for war. (to C. Vaux) "It will be necessary to have the doors leading from main hall into the 4 principle rooms made and put up as the main stairs balusters." (to Dr. Ludlow, January 24, 1862) "When I recd your letter all was very darek & gloomy in regard to our political troubles, and threatened with war with England & perhaps France to follow." (to Wellman, July 21, 1863) "We are all more or less excited at the welcome news of the fall of Vicksburg and also for the handsome repulse and victory given the rebel army under Lee and of course we are now looking anxiously for the next Telegraph for further results…If the government will follow up this success with new levies of troops and redoubled energy a permanent peace would soon be conquered." (to U.S. Consul Franklin Torry, Carrara, Italy, 1863) "As I have concluded to take the Summer and Winter as originally ordered…I may not get into my house before spring - what kind of pedestals should I have for these statues?...I regret to hear that the artist has been so unfortunate with the Diana statue."

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        Scenes of Clerical Life. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols.

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons. 1858 Half titles. Contemp. half calf, spines with raised & gilt bands, maroon leather labels. v.g.Baker & Ross A3.2; the first book edition, following the serial publication in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857). Sadleir 818; Wolff 2062.

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        Krystallographisch.Optische Untersuchungen. Eine von der Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften am 30. Mai 1857 gekrönte Preisschrift.

      Wien, Hölzel, 1858 - 2 Bll., VIII, 236 S. mit zahlr. Textabb. ERrste Ausgabe, selten. - ÖBL II, 46 f. NDB VI, 735. - Wilhelm Joseph Grailich (1829 - 1859) erlebte noch 1859 seine Wahl als Mitglied der Wiener Akademie der Wissenschaften, nicht mehr aber seine Bestätigung. – 1855 erhielt Grailich für die von der Akademie gestellte Aufgabe `Über die krystallographische und optische Untersuchung von in chemischen Laboratorien erzeugten Krystallen` (1856) den Preis. 1856 übersetzte er W. H. Millers Lehrbuch `A Treatise on Crystallography` (London 1839) unter dem Titel `Lehrbuch der Kristallographie`. Die Beziehung zwischen chemischen und physikalischen Eigenschaften der Kristalle und deren Strukturaufbau im Sinne einer Molekulartheorie erkennend, versah Grailich die Übersetzung mit eigenen Zusätzen und schrieb vor allem einen umfangreichen Abschnitt über die Kristallphysik, der, über eine Zusammenstellung des damals Bekannten hinausgehend, den ersten Versuch darstellt, gesetzmäßige Zusammenhänge zwischen geometrischen und physikalischen Eigenschaften der kristallisierten Körper aufzuzeigen. Den Fluoreszenzerscheinungen an Kristallen gab er die erste wissenschaftliche Begründung. Grailich war nicht nur ein bedeutender Forscher, sondern auch ein vortrefflicher Lehrer. Er ist zudem als geistiger Gründer des Vereins zur Verbreitung naturwissenschaftlicher Kenntnisse in Wien zu bezeichnen" (NDB). - Titel mehrfach unschön gestempelt. Vorderer Buchinnendeckel und Vorsatz mit alten hs. Bibliothekssignaturen. Etw. gebräunt. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Gr.-8°. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild (Rückenbezüge mit Einrissen, etw. bestoßen, Rücken mit Bibliotheksschildchen). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scenes of Clerical Life.

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons. 1858 - FIRST EDITION. 2 vols. Half titles. Handsomely bound in sl. later full dark blue crushed morocco by Birdsall of Northampton, spine gilt in compartments, double-ruled borders & gilt dentelles. t.e.g. A v.g. attractive copy. Baker & Ross A3.2; the first book edition, following the serial publication in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857). Sadleir 818; Wolff 2062. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hærmændene på Helgeland, Skuespil i fire Akter.

      1858 1858 - Orig. udgave. Christiania [Oslo]: Jensen 1858. 116 s. Enkelte blade gulnede i hjørner, ellers velholdt eksemplar indbundet ubeskåret i smukt privat halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggen. Bindet signeret Oscar Jacobsen.

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      Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co.(1858). First Edition, First Printing. With engraved title and eight plates. BAL 8781: Binding A, brown cloth with all first issue points. A Grolier American 100 book. Former owner inscription in pencil "Compliments of G. Y.(?) J." dated "Boston Nov. 14--1858." The earliest dated copy, in the Medical History Library of Yale University, bears the flyleaf date of November 13., Hardcover, Spine frayed head and heel with frayed spots on spine edge as well. Corners open. Internally very clean. Very Good

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        Oriental and Western Siberia: A Narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures

      London , 1858. Paperback. UsedGood. Oriental and Western Siberia: A Narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        Nuova Raccolta Delle Principali Vedute Di Roma Antiche e Moderne Disegnate Dal Vero Ed Incise Da Gaetano Cottafavi

      Tommaso Cuccioni, Roma 1858 - 63 grabados al acero más portada, de Roma en formato apaisado 46*32 cm. Encuadernado en rústica con lomo reforzado y pequeña falta. Ejemplar con manchitas de óxido [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Fünf Welttheile, dargestellt in Bild und Wort. Landschafts- und Städtebilder, Schilderungen und Charakterzeichnungen aus allen Ländern der Erde. Ein Handbuch der Länder- und Völkerkunde nach den vorzüglichsten geographischen und ethnographischen Werken und den interessantesten Reise-Beschreibungen für Jung und Alt bearbeitet. 4 Bände.

      Hildburghausen, Bibliographisches Institut, o. J. (1857-1858). - Erstausgabe. - Band 1: Asien und Afrika; Bände 2 u. 3: Europa; Band 4: Amerika und Australien. - „Es enthält im wesentlichen Texte aus dem ‚Universum‘, der ‚Volksbibliothek‘ und aus geographischen Werken der Zeit" (Sarkowski). - Mit Ansichten von Amsterdam, Antwerpen, Berlin, Bremen, Brüssel, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Friedrichshafen, Graz, Hamburg, Hannover, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Konstanz, Leipzig, London, Mailand, Mainz, München, Paris, Salzburg, Stockholm, Straßburg, Stuttgart, Wien, Albany, Boston, Buenos Aires, New Orleans, New York, Peking, Philadelphia, Richmond, San Francisco, Sydney usw. - Es fehlt die Ansicht von Frankfurt/Oder sowie die Karte der Argentinischen Staaten. - Einbände (bes. Kanten) berieben u. bestoßen. Unterschiedlich, tlw. stärker gebräunt bzw. stock- u. braunfleckig. - Andres 51; Sarkowski 36, 78. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 Gr.-8°. Mit 4 gest. illustr. Titeln, 209 (statt 210) Stahlstichtafeln (Ansichten) u. 66 (statt 67) grenzkolor. gest. Karten. Zus. ca. 2200 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Further Adventuresof the Little Traveller. Bound with: "Little Annie's Dream" from her "Floral Fables". By Louisa May Allcott.

      London. James Blackwood. [1858].. Hardcover. 12mo. 17.5x 12.5cm, 192 & (-146)-176pp., title-page vignette, 8 engravedsepia plates, numerous full page & text engraved illustrations, in theoriginal elaborately gilt decorated brown cloth (including five travelvignette illus.), repeated in blind on the bottom board, similarly giltdecorated spine, gilt block titles on the spine and upper cover, alledges gilt, early owner's inscription (1860) on front free endpaper,expertly restored, a fine bright clean copy, rare. (cgc) A sequel toPardon's "The Little Traveller." Intended for children, the authorrelates travels in the Baltic & up the Rhine, climbing Mont Blanc, andtrips to Egypt, China & Persia. Very attractively bound with floraldecoration and travel vignettes. The sepia plates are by W. Dickes. Bound in at the end with Louisa May Alcott's "Little Annie's Dream" fromher "Floral Fables". Osborne 2:810. .

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        [The new National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London : Jones' series of engravings from the pictures in the Gallery] (2 volumes)

      London: Jones and Co, 1858. Leather bound. VG- tight, clean volumes but with some scuffing to covers/spine. Still a lovely set.. 3/4 brown leather; marbled boards, page ends, and end papers. 4 raised bands with gilt Greek key decoration114 steel engravings. Vol. I: iv, [2] pp. followed by 58 bw engravings and corresponding annotation pages (116 pp.); Vol. II: 56 bw engravings and corresponding annotation pages (112 pp.). A heavy set at 7 pounds and may require extra postage. A beautiful two-volume set in 3/4 chocolate leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Contains 114 steel engravings of works in the New National Gallery in London, with a description of each work on the page facing the engraving. A very attractive set with very little or no foxing to the engravings. No publication date, circa 1858 (title page absent/unpublished). Works by the great painters, including Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, Poussin, Caracci, Reynolds, Gainsborough, and many more. Includes thorough annotations.

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        [The professor, 1857 Translations French, 1858 (Loreau) ] Le professeur

      Paris, 1858 First edition in French, Symington 43.[2], Parrish 69, OCLC 163030934 (Munich BSB only), 457159605 (Paris BN only). Untrimmed as issued, printed wrappers (somewhat worn).

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        Collection of Letters from Ernest Bideaux, French Naval Officer, to his mother, while serving as Enseigne aboard the French Gunboat, La Mitraille, in China during the Second Opium War, 1857-1858, Bideaux was Killed in Action During the Attack on the Pei-Ho Forts, in May 1858

      - 14 letters, 64 pages, by Ernest Bideaux to his mother and family, plus ¿ several additional letters and manuscripts pertaining to Ernest Bideaux including: letters written by his commanding officers after Bideaux¿s death, and letters by his mother and siblings, 5 letters, 13 pages, plus 8 related manuscripts, totaling 11 pages, in very good, clean and legible condition. Ernest Bideaux was born in Vannes, Brittany, France, May 6th, 1835. He joined the French Navy in 1851. Between 1854 and 1856 he served in various campaigns against Russia in the Crimean War, Bomarsund, Sebastopol, Kinburn. Promoted Apsirant 1ère classe (Midshipman 1st Class) 1855. On January 19th 1857 he was assigned to the ship la Durance, bound for China. Promoted Enseigne de Vaisseau (Sublieutenant) March 1857. On July 15, 1857, he was assigned to the gunboat, la Mitraille, and sailed for Canton. He took part in the siege of Canton and its subsequent occupation. Bideaux was killed in action May 20, 1858, during the attack on the Pei-Ho Forts. Bideaux was a very capable, well liked young officer. His commanding officers recognized his capacity and he was often singled out for special services or other opportunities. Early in the correspondence, Bideaux writes his mother describing a dinner in Macao he was invited to attend where the guests included Admiral Charles Rigault de Genouilly, James Bruce, Earl of Elgin, and others, these were the principal Allied figures in the Opium War. His letters describe the events and actions in which he took part. Bideaux¿s letters are not limited to descriptions of shipboard activities Bideaux was selected to lead a platoon of French Marines ashore in the Anglo ¿ French assault of Canton. He remained ashore after the capture of the city, leading patrols and guarding the French portion of the city. He was appointed a commissioner of police in the French controlled areas. Bideaux lived in Canton while ashore among the Chinese, with Chinese servants and his letters provide descriptions of China and his impressions of the country and its people. The Second Opium War was a conflict which pitted the British Empire and the Second French Empire against the Qing Dynasty of China and which lasted from 1856-1860. The conflict grew out of unresolved and continuing trade differences between China and Britain, France and the United States arising from the First Opium War, 1839-1842. British antagonism of Chinese officials within treaty ports continued to escalate in the years following the end of the First Opium War throughout the late 1840s. During the height of the Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864) the British chose to make the legalistic decision to incorporate the most favored nation clause within the American Treaty of Whangia, 1844, the clause demanded that the treaty be negotiated after 12 years of implementation. The main British strategic objectives were the legalization of the opium trade, expanding coolie trade, opening of all of China to British merchants, and the exemption of foreign imports from internal transit duties. A series of trade disputes and the attempted poisoning of the British Superintendent of Trade, Sir John Bowring, in Hong Kong, in 1856 precipitated British actions against China. Although the British forces were delayed by the Indian Mutiny of 1857 a combined Anglo-French force attacked and occupied Canton and Guangzhou province in late 1857. The British Naval force was commanded by Admiral Sir Michael Seymour, the British army led by Lord Elgin and the French army by Baron Gros. Yeh Mingchen the governor of Guangdong and Guangxi provinces was captured, and Bo-gui, the governor of Guangdong surrendered. A joint committee of the Alliance was formed, the British-French Alliance maintained control of Guangzhou for nearly four years. Yeh Mingchen was exiled to Calcutta, India, where he starved himself to death. The coalition then cruised north to capture th

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        Letter Signed ('Rob. Stephenson') to Peter Le Neve-Foster, secretary of the Society of Arts, 1 page 4to, 24 Great George Street, 3 July 1858.

      - With the received hand-stamp of the Society in the upper left hand corner. Accepting the vice-presidency of the Society of Arts and asking to be invited to council meetings.Written close to the end of Stephenson's life. In the following year he was advised to stop work and take a cruise on his yacht Titania, leaving for Norway in September 1859. He was taken ill on the voyage and rushed back to his home at 34 Gloucester Terrace, where he died on 12 October.

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        Lehrbuch der Institutionen.

      Tauchnitz; 1858 - 897 Seiten; Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ stellenweise stockfleckig; der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; ALTSCHRIFT! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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        Wuthering Heights [with] Agnes Grey. A New [Third] Edition. THIRD EDITION IN WHOLLY UNRESTORED PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      Smith Elder & Co., 1858 - 2 works in one vol., 8vo., Third Edition, wanting front free endpaper, some light age-staining to text; original orange cloth printed in black, yellow advertisement endpapers, case shaken, upper hinge cracked (but binding entirely sound), covers mildly age-soiled (but all text wholly legible) else an above average copy of a very scarce edition. With 4pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end, and rear advertisement endpapers. The front paste-down is also an advertisement (it is the facing front free endpaper advertisement which is wanting). Charlotte's Biographical Notice of her two sisters and her Preface to Wuthering Heights were first included in the second edition of 1850 where they were joined by a series of poems by both Emily and Anne (see Wise p.104). This subsequent edition retains the former pieces but omits the poems. A GOOD IF SLIGHTLY AGED COPY OF THE EXTREMELY SCARCE THIRD EDITION IN WHOLLY UNRESTORED PUBLISHER'S BINDING. Symington, p.102. See also NCBEL III p.866; Wise (pp.103-106). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Sir John Falstaff

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts. , 1858. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. George Cruikshank. First edition. Imperial 8vo, 25 cm x 17 cm, [xx; 196], [2 blanks; double frontispiece, the second hand-colored; title page; quote from Henry IV, Part 2, with reproduction of woodcut from cover of Part I; dedication dated March 27, 1858; preface; contents; list of plates; text begins with B1]. This copy has 20 large-paper etchings plus a duplicate set of 20 hand-colored large-paper etchings by George Cruikshank bound in next to the uncolored etchings. This is an untrimmed copy, bound in full blue morocco by Rivière, with the original red cloth gilt covers and the original front cover of the wrapper of the extra large-paper plates bound in in the back after plate number 20. This is a unique copy, with the bookplate of Stephen George Holland. A very fine copy. A personalized variant of Cohn 96. Prior booksellers' descriptions tipped in.

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        Storia della letteratura della Grecia Antica

      UNIONE TIPOGRAFICO-EDITRICE, 1858. ITALIANO 0,19 Volume II. Prima versione italiana continuata dal Prof. Cav. Domenico Capellina. Volume quasi completamente intonso. Brossura con piccoli strappi lungo i bordi e mancanze al dorso ingiallita con fioritura così come tagli e pagine, ondulata da precedente umidità, tracce di polvere e macchie di muffa al piatto posteriore. USATO

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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.

      G. Routledge & Co., London 1858 - London: G. Routledge & Co. 1858. F First Edition. H Half Leather. Very Good. First edition - extremely scarce. Later tan 19th-century tan calf over marbled boards (frontis is crisp but has a tear of 2"; corners rubbed; 2 library bookplates; 2 stamps). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Roman de la momie -

      Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie 1858 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 302 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin rouge à coins. Tête dorée. Dos à nerfs. Couverture et dos conservés. Rares rousseurs. Tampon sur page de faux titre. Très bon état. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Wien, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1858. 43 S. OBrosch. In persischer und deutscher Sprache. - Fachmännisch restauriert, neuaufgebunden, St. a. erster S., Gbrsp., leicht stockfleckig, etw. wasserrandig. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Alte Literatur; Altorientalistik

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        First Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of Arkansas, made during the years 1857 and 1858

      Little Rock: Johnson & Yerkes, State Printers, 1858. Very Good. First edition. Small quarto: pp. 256, illustrated with 1 wood-engraved frontispiece plate, 6 color lithographic plates, and wood-engravings in text (including 2 full-page). Half-bound in contemporary dark green morocco and marbled paper over boards. Bookseller's ticket: "Bound by John E. Reardon, Book Seller, Little Rock" on front pastedown. Contemporary ownership signature in light pencil (Jacob Bally) on the front and back free endpapers, with an additional manuscript note in pencil on the back free endpaper dated April 26, 1864). Laid-in is a receipt (dated 1867 in manuscript) issued by the Home Insurance Company of St. Paul, Minnesota. Some scuffing to the board edges and corners, toning to intermittent text pages, very good. An historically important report, featuring several fine plates. Scarce in the trade. OCLC locates only 7 copies. Sabin 58006.

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        Scenes of Clerical Life. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols.

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons. 1858 Half titles. Handsomely bound in sl. later full dark blue crushed morocco by Birdsall of Northampton, spine gilt in compartments, double-ruled borders & gilt dentelles. t.e.g. A v.g. attractive copy.Baker & Ross A3.2; the first book edition, following the serial publication in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857). Sadleir 818; Wolff 2062.

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        Original Broadside for her 1858 Vienna Performance

      - A very rare original broadside advertising a concert given by the great German pianist and composer, wife of Robert Schumann and famous muse of Johannes Brahms, in Vienna on December 12, 1858. The program included the Piano Trio no. 2 and the Drei Stücke im Volkston by her husband, as well as arias and solo piano works by Bach, Scarlatti, Weber, Beethoven, and others, and was hosted by the venerable Viennese Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde (Society of Friends of Music.) Schumann had been a favorite of audiences in Vienna since her debut there (as Clara Wieck) at the age of 18, after which she had been named "k. k. Kammer-Virtuosin" (Chamber Virtuoso to the Austrian court) and an honorary member of the Society of Friends of Music. Now, twenty years and eight children later and two years after her husband's death, she was still captivating audiences around Europe, albeit in a more serious fashion than before: "She was no longer a glamorous young woman but a solemn 'priestess' of the art. Dressed in black, unsmiling and performing 'serious' music, aged 37, she devoted herself to her children and her husband's memory and music." (Nancy B. Reich, Grove Music Online)

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        Panorama des Nordkrainischen Beckens nach der Natur gezeichnet und mit Erläuterungen versehen.

      Wien, Wallishausser`sche Buchhandlung (Josef Klemm), 1858. 37,5 x 28,5 cm. 12 S. Mit 1 mehrf. gefalt. radierten Panorma-Ansicht von Karl Poschinger nach Friedrich Simony. OHLwd. Die prächtige Panoramaansicht in einer Größe von 27 x 208 (!) cm auf 4 Platten gedruckt, zeigt die Umgebung von Laibach (Ljubljana). - Der Rücken mit Leinwand, sowie die Vorsätze erneuert. Der Einband fleckig. Die Ansicht teils leicht stockfleckig. - Sehr selten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Geographie, Panoramen, Südosteuropa - Jugoslawien

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        Catalogue des Livres, Manuscrits, Dessins et Estampes, formant le Cabinet de feu M. Borluut de Noortdonck. Dont la vente aura lieu à Gand, au domicile du défunt (Société du Club, Place d'Armes), le lundi 19 avril 1858 et jours suivants…

      Finely engraved frontis. port of the collector in Vol. I & an engraved frontis. coat-of-arms in Vol. II. xxi, [2], 374 pp.; xiv, [2], 426 pp.; 50 pp. Three vols in two. 8vo, cont. green sheep-backed marbled boards, spines gilt. Ghent: Ad. van der Meersch, [1858].The very uncommon auction catalogue of one of the great book collections formed in the Low Countries in the 19th century. "Ce bibliophile est mort en 1857 à l'âge de 86 ans. Sa position sociale lui permettait d'aspirer aux honneurs et aux emplois; il préféra s'isoler dans une vie retirée, consacrant son temps, ses revenus et son intelligence à sa bibliothèque et à sa collection d'estampes…"M. de Borluut nétait pas de ces amateurs qui achètent sans goût, sans discernement, dans le but de garnir les rayons de leur bibliothèque. Il s'attachait à acquérir de bons livres dans chaque branche des connaissances humaines, et il les lisait tous. Il joignait souvent à ses volumes des notes intéressantes qui ont été conservées dans le catalogue qui M. Van der Meerschle [sic] a rédigé avec soin."-Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, cols. 589-90.Borluut (1771-1857), was raised in a prominent, wealthy, and cultured family. Although extremely socially retiring, he travelled frequently to Paris and bought extensively from the Tilliard and Debure brothers as well as at all the major sales over a sixty year period including those of Didot, Boulard, La Bédoyère, Buturlin, Duchesse de Berry, Debure, Soleinne, etc., etc. Borluut also purchased manuscripts, books, and prints in Italy, Germany, England, Holland and in his native country of Belgium. Borluut's sale was a great occasion which was attended by all the leading collectors and dealers from France, England, Germany, etc.The first two volumes describe the 5527 lots of books. The third volume contains the printed price list. The catalogue of his collection of art was issued separately.Nice copy.

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        La chasse royale composée par le roy Charles IX et dédiée au roy tres-chrestien de France et de Navarre Louys XIII, très-utile aux curieux et amateurs de chasse, nouvelle édition précédée d?une introduction par Henri Chevreul.

      Paris, Auguste Aubry, 1858, - in-12, 3 ff. + XLV + 104 p., avec un portrait de Charles IX et une planche de ?fumées du cerf? sur Chine collé, titre avec large vignette ?chasse au cerf?, étiquette ?Bibliotheca Tiliana? sur le contreplat, tampon ?Bibliotheca Tiliana? au verso de la page titre et sur la page 104, demie-toile récente, plats verts, bel exemplaire. Un des 10 exemplaires sur papier chamois non num. Tirage 250 exemplaires au total.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Thiébaud 171; Catalogue Lindner (Tiliana) n° 443.

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        The Celebration in San Francisco In Commemoration of the Successful Laying of the Atlantic Cable Monday 27 September 1858

      Wood engraved roadside measuring 405 by 250mm. Four images surrounded by a border of 35 smaller images. A very good copy with some old folds & minor stains. San Francisco, Sterett & Butler,

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        Phantastes: a faerie romance for men and women.

      Smith, Elder & Co. 1858 - FIRST EDITION. Bound without half title, sm. corner torn from title, a few marginal marks. Contemp. half calf; rubbed with split in following hinge, but sound. Bookplate of Augustus Taylor Day. Sadleir 1479; Wolff 4296; Shaberman 8. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        Mélanges biographiques.

      LL. dd., 1843-1858, - 10 pièces en un vol. in-8. demi-veau blond, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre bouteille, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs. Ce recueil réunit des pièces biographiques rares, mais sans lien vraiment cohérent, la plupart, montées sur onglets : I. FIRMIN-DIDOT (Ambroise) : Gutenberg (Jean ou Hans Gensfleisch). Extrait de la Nouvelle biographie générale, publiée par MM. Firmin-Didot frères et fils. Paris, Firmin-Didot frères, s.d., colonnes 891-916. - II. GARNIER (Jacques-Jean-Baptiste-Adolphe) : Notice sur Antoine de Caulincourt, official de Corbie (1521-1540). Amiens, Duval et Herment, 1856, 15 pp. - III. EYRIES (Gustave) : Nécrologie. Pierre-Charles Simart, statuaire, membre de l'Institut, officier de la Légion-d'honneur. Troyes, Bouquot, 1858, 15 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice. - IV. LACROIX (Paul) : Joseph de Laborde et ses fils. Paris, Henri Plon, 1858, 16 pp., texte sur deux colonnes, couverture conservée. - V. BARTHELEMY-SAINT-HILAIRE (Jules) : Notice sur M. Etienne Quatremère. Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1857, 20 pp. - VI. Notices sur le docteur Ernest Cloquet, médecin et conseiller du Shah de Perse (.). Paris, L. Martinet, 1856, 24 pp. Textes de Hippolyte Larrey et de Dequevauviller. - VII. LE CANU (Louis-René) : Souvenirs de M. Thénard (.) lus en séance de rentrée de l'Ecole de pharmacie, le 11 novembre 1857. Paris, Vve Dondey-Dupré, 1857, 63 pp. - VIII. LETELLIER-BELLADAM (Désiré-Joseph-François) : Notice biographique sur M. H. Dusevel. Paris, Imprimerie de Moquet, 1856, 12 pp. - IX. GARCIN DE TASSY (Joseph-Héliodore) : Saadi, auteur des premières poésies hindoustani. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1843, 27 pp., avec un frontispice ajouté. - X. GARCIN DE TASSY : Note sur Rubâ'iyât de 'Omar Khaïyâm. Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1857, 11 pp.

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        L'Armée et la Garde Nationale, 1789-1792.

      Paris, Durand 1858 - 4 vol. in-8, demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs, filets à froid (rel. de l'époque). Petites usures sur les plats. Dos légt passé. Bon exemplaire.

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        Wuthering Heights [with] Agnes Grey. A New [Third] Edition. THIRD EDITION IN WHOLLY UNRESTORED PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      Smith Elder & Co.,, 1858. 2 works in one vol., 8vo., Third Edition, wanting front free endpaper, some light age-staining to text; original orange cloth printed in black, yellow advertisement endpapers, case shaken, upper hinge cracked (but binding entirely sound), covers mildly age-soiled (but all text wholly legible) else an above average copy of a very scarce edition. With 4pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end, and rear advertisement endpapers. The front paste-down is also an advertisement (it is the facing front free endpaper advertisement which is wanting). Charlotte's Biographical Notice of her two sisters and her Preface to Wuthering Heights were first included in the second edition of 1850 where they were joined by a series of poems by both Emily and Anne (see Wise p.104). This subsequent edition retains the former pieces but omits the poems. A GOOD IF SLIGHTLY AGED COPY OF THE EXTREMELY SCARCE THIRD EDITION IN WHOLLY UNRESTORED PUBLISHER'S BINDING. Symington, p.102. See also NCBEL III p.866; Wise (pp.103-106).

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        Sammlung architektonischer Entwürfe, enthaltend theils Werke, welche ausgeführt sind, theils Gegenstände, deren Ausführung beabsichtigt wurde. TORSO! Nur noch 45 vollständige Blätter!

      o.J. [1858]., Berlin: - HLdr. der Zeit. Das Werk wurde geplündert: Erhalten sind lediglich 45 (ab Nummer 87). Und auch diese sind leicht stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Edwini Tross, Paris, France 1858 - miniature book (7.5 by 5.0 cm.). contemporary brown morocco, five raised bands, spine gilt-stamped, all edges gilt, gilt dentils, marbled endpapers. (x), 155+(1) pages. Text in Latin. Bondy 93; Welsh 3702. A noted Christian devotional work by a medieval saint. Wood engraved frontispiece, "Salvator Mundi" portrait of Christ. Very light rubbing and very light foxing in text. Latin text in 2 1/2 point type cast by Guiraudet et Jouaust (Bondy) although Brunet III, 416, asserts that the type was cast by Henri Didot. In a beautiful signed binding with "DAVID" stamped in gilt on the lower portion of the front panel. contemporary brown morocco, five raised bands, spine gilt-stamped, all edges gilt, gilt dentils, marbled endpapers [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Culture Des Vignes: La Vinification et Les Vins Dans Le Medoc, Avec Un Etat Des Vignobles d'Apres Leur Reputation

      Bordeaux: P. Chaumas, 1858. Deuxieme Edition . Half Morocco. Fine. 566 Pp. Stated "Dieuxieme Edition". Old But Fine Half Morocco, Wine Red Color, Five Bands, Gilt Title And Author, 11 Gilt Fleur De Lys In Each Of Five Other Compartments, Gold Rules At Edges, Original Marbled Endpapers, Matching Marbling On Edges Of Page Block. No Names, No Marks, No Bookplates, Foxing To White Endpapers And Half-Title, A Few Small Very Light Foxing Areas On Title Page, Otherwise Contents Clean, Square, Crisp.

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        Survey of Kangaroo Island and Backstairs Passage Report by B Douglas, of a Survey of the Troubridge Shoal and Kangaroo Island

      Adelaide, Government Printer, 1858. Foolscap folio, 2 pages plus a huge folding map (957 x 1400 mm): 'Kangaroo Island and Backstairs Passage from the Survey by B. Douglas ... Novr 1857'. Modern cloth lettered in gilt on the front cover; two short repaired tears to the map, which also has a thin horizontal line of light discolouration along the junction of the two sheets of paper required for a map of this size; essentially a fine copy. South Australian Parliamentary Paper Number 134 of 1858. In the two-page report, Douglas, the Harbor Master of South Australia, publicly expresses his 'admiration of the wonderful correctness in all essential points of Capt. Flinders's survey; and would observe, that no means at our disposal at present are sufficiently reliable to correct the various leading features as determined by that intrepid navigator'. Douglas also begs 'respectfully to request that one hundred copies of the chart may be lithographed'; in the absence of any other publication details, we present his request for what it's worth.

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        Mikroskopische Studien aus dem Gebiet der menschlichen Morphologie.

      - Erlangen, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1858, Gr.8°, VI, (2), 72 pp., 8 lith. tafeln mit über 90 (7 color.) Figuren, alter Halblederband auf Bünden mit Rückenschild; feines Exemplar. First Edition! Joseph von Gerlach (1820-1896) introduced several staining methods, the most important of which (a transparent solution of ammonia carmine and gelatin) is called Gerlach's stain; it was the first satisfactory histological stain. ".was the first tissue stain that was used to any extent for the nervous system." McHenry, p.158 "Arte tingendi innititur histologia". Dieser Auspruch steht am Sockel seiner Büste im Anatomischen Institut Erlangen. "Auf der Färbekunst beruht die Histologie." Diese Bibel der Färbetechnik enthält in den "Beiträge zur Structurlehre der Windungen des Kleinhirns (pp.1-20)" die erste Beschreibung und Abbildung einer gefärbten Nervenzelle. Ferner "Von der Sylvi'schen Wasserleitung und ihrer Auskleidung (pp.21-38); Von dem Baue und der physiologischen Bedeutung der Tastkörperchen (pp.39-52); Mikroskopische Untersuchungen des Menschlichen Trommelfells (pp. 53-72). Siehe ausführlich, K.F. Bauer, Joseph Gerlach - Geschichte der Mikroskopie, pp.98ff. hrsg. v. Freund & Berger Garrison & Morton No. 548 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur la transmission des impressions de tact, de chatouillement, de douleur, de température et de contraction (sens musculaire) dans la moelle épinière ( 6 (1863): pp.124-145 232-248, 581-646).

      In: Journal de la Physiologie de l'Homme et des Animaux. Vol.1-6 (all publ.). - Paris, J.-Baillière et Fils, ... , 1858-1863, 8, 848 699, (4) 735 (4), 751, (1) (4), 683 (1) 721, (3) pp., 6 HLdrBde d.Zt im Schnitt etwas fleckig. First Edition! "Among Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard (1817-1894) best work was his study of the pathways of conduction in the spinal cord."The complete first run of the 'Journal de la Physiologie de l'Homme et des Animaux, publié sous la Direction, Du Docteur E. Brown-Séquard" containing numerous other contributions of this founder of modern physiology.Garrison & Morton No.1465

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        Oriental and Western Siberia : A narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis steppes, chinese Tartary, and part of Central Asia

      London, Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, successors to Henry Colburn, 1858. In-4. Cartonnage de l'éditeur pleine percaline vert moyen, décor gaufré or et à froid sur le dos et les plats, VIII-611 pp., 20 lithographies hors texte sous serpente, 32 vignettes dans le texte. Infimes rousseurs. édition originale. Architecte, artiste et explorateur anglais, Thomas Atkinson (1799-1861) parcourut l'Asie centrale et la Sibérie, illustrant lui-même ses voyages. Le récit décrit son séjour avec les Mongols Khalka et la traversée des plaines mongoles est un classique du genre.

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        The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacific Ocean.

      T. Nelson, London., 1858. First edition. First issue with all the correct points: blue ripple-grain pictorial cloth stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; with the plate "Terrible Encounter with a Shark" facing page 76; frontispiece, extra-illustrated title page and six plates, all in colour. 12mo. 438 pages. Illustrated by the author. Later issues replace the frontispiece with the more exciting plate facing page 76. Also, at some point in the printing one of the plates cracked and many copies have only five plates.Small bookseller's blind stamp on front free endpaper. Early ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Endpapers cracked at hinges but still tight. Light foxing pretty much throughout, as is the case with most copies. Covers a bit rubbed at the edges. Very good.

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        Oriental and Western Siberia. A Narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and Part of Central Asia

      London, Hurst and Blackett, 1858. Octavo, xii, 611 pages with 32 illustrations plus 20 lithographic plates (all tinted or printed in colour) and a folding map. Gilt-decorated half calf and cloth, with a contrasting title-label on the spine, all edges and endpapers marbled; leather slightly scuffed, with a light tidemark near the foot of the spine; small tidemark to the inner corner of the endpapers, frontispiece, title leaf and one plate; foxing to a few early leaves and the plates (and adjacent pages) to varying degrees; shallow tidemark around the outer edges of the frontispiece, and to a lesser degree, some of the plates (presumably as a result of the edge marbling process); overall an excellent copy. The ownership details of the Chief Examiner of the NSW Department of Instruction, 1881, are written neatly in ink at the head of the title page.

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        Encyclopaedia Cambrensis. Y Gwyddoniadur Cymreig.

      Thomas Gee, Dinbych 1858 - Dinbych: Thomas Gee, 1858 10 Vols complete, small 4t0, VG, full two tone morocco. Uniformly bound in brown and blue morocco, some blind tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, some marks. Spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt, edges slightly bumped and worn. Internally, red marbled endpapers, each has an ink owner stamp to ffep (John E Edwards, Sinet, Llanfair DC, Ruthin), all edges marbled. Vole 1, AAB-BLA, 1875, tissue guarded portrait frontis, (xxxviii), [2], [1], 2-734 pp, 1 pl, 3 maps (coloured folding), numerous illustrations. Vol 2, BLA-CYN, 1858, coloured folding map frontis, [2], (viii), [1], 2-752 pp, 2 maps (coloured and folding), illustrations. Vol 3, CYN-DUW, 1866, map frontis, [2], (vi), [1], 2-730 pp, 2 maps (coloured folding) illustrations. Vol 4, DUW-GAL, 1866, portrait frontis, (vi), [1], 2-762 pp, 1 pl, 1 map (col folding), illustrations, hinge paper cracked. Vol 5, GAL-IET, 1866, col folding chart frontis, (ix), [1], [1], 2-726 pp, 1 chart, illustrations, upper hinge paper cracked. Vol 6, IET-LLE, 1868, 2 folding coloured plans as frontis, (vi), [1], 2-730 pp, 2 maps (folding coloured), 2 plans (folding coloured), illustrations. Vol 7, LLE-NER, 1872, folding coloured plan frontis, [2], (vii), [1], [1], 2-760 pp, 1 plan (col folding), 1 map, (col folding, illustrations. Vol 8, NEO-RIC, 1874, map frontis, (vii), [1], [1], 2-744 pp, 1 map (coloured folding), illustrations. Vol 9, RIC-UZZ, 1877, 2 map frontis, (v), [1], [1], 2-746 pp, 4 maps (coloured folding), illustrations. Vol 10, VAL-Diwedd, 1879, 5 map frontis, (vi), [1], 2-844 pp, [2], 10 maps (coloured folding), illustrations, upper cover joint cracked. Minimal foxing browning. A lovely set. (Heavy 15kg) PARRY, Calvinistic Methodist minister, college tutor, and editor, who, when Thomas Gee, the printer and publisher (in 1853), started the Welsh encyclopaedia Y Gwyddoniadur, was persuaded to undertake the editorship, and though he died long before the work was finished, it was his connection with it that won him national fame. See NLW WBO. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carmina Omnia

      Didot, Paris 1858 - 1 vol in 24, rilegatura in pieno marocchino marrone scuro, pp.iv + xvi + 470 + 2, titolo inciso e numerose vignette incise, testo incorniciato in rosso, un’eccellente edizione di Virgilio comprendente i poemi minori 1 vol in 24°, full dark brown morocco binding, pp. iv + xvi + 470 + 2, engraved title and numerous engraved vignettes, red framed text, an excellent copy of Virgilius including less known poems. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection des Orchidées les plus Remarquables de l`Archipel Indien et du Japon.

      Amsterdam, C. G. Sulpke 1858 - First edition, published 1858 [-1859]. Blank leave + half title + coloured lithogr. frontispiece + title + (IV) pages dedication (a sa Majeste Gullaume I, Roi de Wurtemberg) + VI pages + 190 pages + 70 lithogr. plates (Nr. 1 - 66, 9b, 9c, 9d, 12b), of which 56 coloured and pl. 26 folded (double page) + blank leave. Marbled end papers. Upper edges gilt. Folio: ca. 46.5 cm x ca. 30.5 cm, weight is ca. 5.1 kg. Half leather with gilt ornamented spine and red gilt lettered label. In French. - All plates were lithographed by G. Severeyns, Belgium, which is said to be the best lithographer of the period. Illustrations and drawings by T. Bik, Blume, Gordon, Latour, van Raalten, A. J. Wendel. - Stafleu and Cowan, Taxonomic Literature-2, 569; Pritzel, Thes. Lit. Bot., 847; Nissen, BBI, 175; Sitwell, Great Flower Books, p. 77. - Also and nearly at the same time published as `Flora Javae et insularum adjacentium nova series. Tomus I Orchideae`. The main part of these two issues is identical; the half title, frontispiece, title and dedication are different; Flora Javae has 162 pages only and is in Latin (Stafleu and Cowan). - The first major work on the orchids of Southeast Asia and Japan. - Blume starts his dedication to Wilhelm I, King of Württemberg, with a praise of the Wilhelma at Stuttgart. Little bumped, rubbed. No entries. Nearly no browning, only a small number of leaves (e.g. black and white plates) brown spotted, some plates with minor offsetting. Binding is tight and strong. Overall condition is 2 (scale from 1 to 6, with 1 for the best). Photographs of this volume are available by e-mail on request. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Edmonston and Douglas, Edinburgh 1858 - By the author of "The Heir of Redclyffe". Illustrated with 31 hand-colored double-page plates. Flowers, vegetables, plants in fine detail and coloration. Twenty-two pages of text with a glossary followied by the prints. Some foxing and soiling, mainly confined to margins. Overall a very nice copy of a rather scarce work. Plates arranged by Robert M. Stark. Cited in Osborne 1:p.216 and Gumunchian 1:p.419. Size: Royal Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sefer Kitve Ha-Kodesh: Torah Nevi'im U-Khetuvim 'Im Ha'atakah 'Ashkenazit

      Adalbert Della Torre, Vienna 1858 - Quarto. Complete 2 volume set. 508 leaves, (4) leaves, 377 leaves. Exquisite contemporary red leather with gold-pressed illustration on the covers and spine of an ark and the Ten Commandments. Old Testament-Tanach with the original Hebrew and Judeo-German translation in parallel columns. Both sides use a square Hebrew print and contain nikkudot vowels. The Judeo-German is not Moses Mendelssohn's well-known Biur translation, but a transliteration of the famous German translation of the Bible produced by Martin Luther. This edition of the Old Testament was published as a missionary tool by the British and Foreign Bible Society and designed for use by Central European Jews. The books of the Old Testament are organized mostly according to the Jewish tripartite arrangement of Pentateuch, Prophets and Hagiography, although the 5 megillot are moved to the end of vol. 1, following Kings II. Additionally, in between the Pentateuch and Prophets sections, are 4 leaves with a detailed listing of the weekly and special Haftorah readings. While there are no obvious indications that this Bible was intended to promote conversion, the title-pages contain the verse from Proverbs 8:35, "for whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord," which has overt Christological meaning. Binding in fine condition. Slight foxing to pages. Overall in good+ condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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