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        L'Architecture du Ve au XVIIe siecle et les arts qui en dependent: la sculpture, la peinture murale, la peinture sur verre, la mosaique, la ferronnerie, etc., publies d'apres les travaux inedits des principaux architectes francais et etrangers [Architecture in the Fifth to the Seventeenth Century...]

      Paris: Gide, Editeur. 1858. First. First edition. Four volumes. Quarto. Contemporary quarter morocco and cloth. Joints of a couple of volumes a little stressed but holding, spine ends a bit worn, and slight foxing to the plates, mostly confined to the margins, a very good set. Born into a wealthy family of textile merchants, Gailhabaud (1810-1888) devoted his life to the study of architecture, art, and archeology, and spent eight years compiling this beautifully illustrated encyclopedia. He attempted to make his works both authoritative and accessible to laymen, but his enthusiasm got the better of him and by the 1860s he had lost much of his fortune attempting to publish a monumental history of art. He was compelled to sell his personal library to the City of Paris for a large sum and a lifetime curatorial position, but the library was destroyed in a 1871 fire. Although his legacy suffered considerably from this reversal in fortune, his works on medieval churches and cathedrals are still in print to this day. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Scenes from Clerical Life

      Edinburgh and London - Wiliam Blackwood and Sons, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Two handsome volumes fully rebound in leather, blackover blue. A very smartFirst Edition copy of Eliot's hard-to-find first bookFirst Edition in book form of George Eliots first published work, three stories that had previously been serialized in Blackwoods Magazine. Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 22 December 1880), better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist. She was one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. Her novels, largely set in provincial England, are well known for their realism and psychological perspicacity. In 1858 Amos Barton, the first of the Scenes of Clerical Life, was published in Blackwood's Magazine and, along with the other Scenes, was well received. Scenes of Clerical Life was widely believed to have been written by a country parson or perhaps the wife of a parson. Her first complete novel, published in 1859, was Adam Bede and was an instant success, but it prompted an intense interest in who this new author might be. Speculation increased as to authorshipmarkedly, and there was even a pretender, one Joseph Liggins. In the end, the real George Eliot stepped forward: Marian Evans Lewes admitted she was the author. Throughout her career, Eliot wrote with a politically astute pen. From Adam Bede to The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner, Eliot presented the cases of social outsiders and small-town persecution. No author since Jane Austen had been as socially conscious and as sharp in pointing out the hypocrisy of the country squires. Condition: The bindings aretight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. The extremities arevirtually unmarked. The internal pages aregenerally bright and clean with some faintbrown spots throughoutand the occasional handling mark. The overallcondition of these volumesis very good..

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        Wuthering Heights & Agnes Grey

      Smith, Elder & Co, London 1858 - [xix]+446+4ads. Faded & stained orange cloth bds with Smith Elder ads to f & r e.p's. Spine creased, fore-edges sl sprung & gatherings separating along inner hinges. Internally close to vg but externally 'good' only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection ArchŽologique du Prince Pierre Soltykoff. Horlogerie. DŽscription et Iconographie des Instruments horaires du XVIe sicle, prŽcŽdŽe dÕun abrŽgŽ historique dÕhorlogerie au moyen age et pendant la renaissance

      Paris 1858 - Vortit., Tit., 214 S. u. 20 gest. Tafeln Bassermann-Jordan/Bertele 504. sterr. Museum 354. The ClockmakerÕs Library 280 leicht stockfl., Kapt. besto§en: Zustand Hlwd. d. Zt.

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        L'Architecture du Ve au XVIIe siecle et les arts qui en dependent: la sculpture, la peinture murale, la peinture sur verre, la mosaique, la ferronnerie, etc., publies d'apres les travaux inedits des principaux architectes francais et etrangers [Architecture in the Fifth to the Seventeenth Century.]

      Gide, Editeur, Paris 1858 - First edition. Four volumes. Quarto. Contemporary quarter morocco and cloth. Joints of a couple of volumes a little stressed but holding, spine ends a bit worn, and slight foxing to the plates, mostly confined to the margins, a very good set. Born into a wealthy family of textile merchants, Gailhabaud (1810-1888) devoted his life to the study of architecture, art, and archeology, and spent eight years compiling this beautifully illustrated encyclopedia. He attempted to make his works both authoritative and accessible to laymen, but his enthusiasm got the better of him and by the 1860s he had lost much of his fortune attempting to publish a monumental history of art. He was compelled to sell his personal library to the City of Paris for a large sum and a lifetime curatorial position, but the library was destroyed in a 1871 fire. Although his legacy suffered considerably from this reversal in fortune, his works on medieval churches and cathedrals are still in print to this day. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meyer s Universum. Ein Volksbuch, enthaltend Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenswerthesten und Merkwürdigsten in Natur und Kunst. Octavausgabe in 5 Bänden.

      Hildburghausen. Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, ff. 1858. - 5, mit 5 Titelvignetten und 206 ganzseitigen Stahlstichen, gr.8°. 24,4 x 17,2 cm. VI,859 (2) Seiten, In gutem Zustand. die Einbände minimal berieben und fleckig, der Rücken von Band 2 etwas gebräunt und im Farbton heller, Band 1 am Kopfkapital mit kleinem Anriß (0,8 cm), Band 3 mit kleiner entfärbter Stelle am Kopfkapital, die Buchblöcke sauber, teils gering braunfleckig, auch einige Abbildungen davon betroffen, einige Stahlstiche rückseitig gebräunt, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung, in Band 4 zwei Lagen verbunden, aber vollständig vorhanden. die Bände 2-4 erschienen 1859, 1860 erschien der Band 5. Einbände mit Blind- und Goldprägung, Schnitte marmoriert, Hardcover in Leinwand, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Virginians. 2 vols. bound in 3.

      Bradbury & Evans, 1858, - THACKERAY, W.M. The Virginians. A Tale of the Last Century. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Author. L: Bradbury & Evans, 1858-59. Three volumes bound in two. Pp 256; 258-382, 128; 130-376. 8vo, leather spines with black cloth boards. Ffep gone to vol. 1, bindings slightly rubbed, occasional light soiling internally, else vg. 600.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Plan of the town and environs of Jerusalem. Constructed from the English Ordnance Survey and measurements of Dr. T. Tobler by C. W. M. van der Velde. mit Planography of Jerusalem, by Dr Titus Tobler, Memoir to Accompany the New Ground-plan of the City of Jerusalem and the Environs, Construted anew by C. W. M. Van de Velde after the plans of the Engineers Aldrich and Symonds, and of Dr. Tobler. With a facsimile of three ancient Plans.

      Gotha , Justus Perthes, 1858.. 2 Teile, Text und Karte in einer Mappe 26 S., 3 Pläne (Faksimile); 1 gest. Karte in 9 Sektionen auf Leinen aufgezogen ca. 66 x 84 cm, gefaltet. Mappe, ca. 22,3 x 28,3 cm, inliegend Begleitheft (Originalbroschüre), ca. 22,1 x 28,2 cm ,.. Karte lose in Mappe inliegend. Mappe mit Einrissen in der Falz und kleinen Knicken. Begleitheft etwas lichtrandig und mit altem Wasserrand im Randbereich, vereinzelte Fleckchen. Begleitheft unaufgeschnitten. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat, Kunst und Antik im OPUS]
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        American Edition. The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor ; or a Key to the Leading of Rigging, and to Practical Seamanship. By Darcy Lever Esq. with Additions by George W. Blunt

      New York: E. & G.W. Blunt, 1858. Quarto, engraved title-page and 114 engraved plates, two folding; a few stains; original speckled sheep, worn. The classic and generously illustrated (a plate to every page of text) guide to practical seamanship, and particularly to rigging, here in a specially arranged American edition. The editor, George Blunt, explains that thirty-four years earlier, "his vocation then being upon the deep", he had used an English edition of Lever's {i Sheet Anchor}. Modern changes in rigging have been included, and the new material includes Tables on Rope, Canvas, Guns, Spars, Clippers, and Forbes's New Rig.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Relations des Jésuites contenant ce qui s'est passé de plus remarquable dans les missions des pères de la Compagnie de Jésus dans la Nouvelle-France

      Augustin Côté, Québec 1858 - 24.5cm x 16cm; 3vols. Livres provenant d'une bibliothèque et comportant des ex-libris, des pochettes d'emprunt collées et du ruban rouge de renforcement. Ils comportent aussi des estampes et signature à l'encre. Quelques pages sont détachées. B-27 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Ticknor & Fields, Boston 1858 - Original brown cloth. BAL 12122. With the October catalogue and the first state of page 124. One of the copies with the inserted ad for Ticknor & Field's edition of the Waverley Novels at the front endpaper. Pencil signature of Virginia Beasley dated 1858 on the first blank. Touch of wear to spine tips, light spotting of covers. Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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      Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1858 - This is the first edition of THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH AND OTHER POEMS by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, published in 1858 by Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA. The ads in the back of the book are dated October 1858 validating this as a first edition. The copy we are offering for sale today is in very good condition. THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH AND OTHER POEMS contains not only the title poem but also contains Birds of Passage, another famous poem by Longfellow. It has been reported that THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH sold 10,000 copies in one day in Britain. In 1884, Longfellow became the first non-British writer for whom a commemorative sculpted bust was placed in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey in London; he remains the only American poet represented with a bust. The original brown cloth blind-stamped boards on this book are in good condition with the worst wear at the extremities of the spine. The front and back panels are blind-stamped with a pretty decorative design and are still in very good shape. The spine and hinge are holding nicely. The pages within are also in good condition, with hardly any issues. There is a small tear on page 114 and the front pastedown and first free endpaper have the white remains of something that was, at one time, pasted on the first free endpaper and then removed. The name 'Mary Osgood' appears on the very top of the flyleaf in blue pen. Otherwise the pages are free of writing or other marks and have retained their crispness. This copy would make a great addition to any Longfellow fan’s collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Science de l'homme, physiologie religieuse

      Paris, Librairie Victor Masson, place de l'école de Médecine 1858 - In-4, (18x26.5 cm), relié demi-basane, XXI pages de dédicace, 482 pages de texte ; petits manques sur les mors, coiffes frottées, usures sur les bordures, assez bon état. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mexique, Antilles et Californie. (With two insert maps of Guadeloupe and Martinique)

      Paris, Armand Le Chevalier, 1858. Lithographed map, coloured, 60 x 84 cm, engrav. by Ch. Dyonnet. Atlas Universel, pl. 39. Géographie moderne, pl. 30. KEYWORDS:mexico / antilles / united states / north america

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Le Jardin Fruitier du Museum ou Iconographie de toutes les especes et varietes d'arbres fruitiers cultives dans cet etablissemenent avec leur description, leur histoire, leur synonymie, etc. Tome I-IV [von 9 Bänden].

      Paris, Firmin Didot freres 1858-61. - K22003 Grand:in 4,31 x 22 cm.Les volumes 1-4 avec 192 pl. en couleurs. Cartonnages originaux en état different: Un dos avec une manque de ca. 6,5 cm, trois dos relatif modernes stabilisés avec toile grise. Pour tous les quatre volumes la fixation un peu branlant, les couvertures avec quelques traces d’usages, un peu souillés et avec petites déchirures. Dans l’intérieur non coupés, les pages du texte avec grandes marges. En tout cas, malgré petites taches d’humidités les exemplaires en bon états. Les planches gardées avec papier de soie. Exemplaires ecartées d’une bibliothèque avec des cachets et signatures, mais seulement sur les bords des pages. Apparus en livraisons, ici les premiers 48 livraisons (12 pour chaque vol.) avec quatre pl.magnifiques, représentants une branche, le fruit et le fruit tranché; avec beaucoup illustr. des poires, quelques des fraises, des groseilles et des prunes.Voire Nissen, BBI 456, Blunt et De Belder "One of the greatest fruit iconographies [.]". "Decaisne, the author, was a Belgian botanist attached to the National History Museum at Paris, and he undertook to describe all the species and varieties of fruit in cultivation in their gardens. -- Gr.-4° (31x22cm). Bände 1-4 mit zusammen 192 Farbstichtafeln. Uniforme OriginalBroschuren in unterschiedlichem Zustand: Ein Rücken unauffällig alt überklebt, jedoch mit ca. 6,5 cm Fehlstelle des Bezugs. Drei Rücken in neuerer Zeit mit grauem Leinen stabilisiert, gleichwohl bei allen 4 Bänden die Heftung meist locker bzw. stellenweise lose. Die Umschläge mit einigen Alters- und Gebrausspuren, stellenweise fleckig und mit wenigen kleinen Randläsuren. - Zur Innenerhaltung: Unbeschnitten, daher vor allem die unpaginierten Textblätter sehr breitrandig. Trotz einiger Stock- oder heller Braunflecken in Relation zum Umfang insgesamt gutes, überwiegend sauberes Exemplar. Die Tafeln noch mit schützenden Seidenhemdchen (nur wenige lädiert). Die Außenränder der Buchblöcke teils mit nachgedunkelten Staubspuren. Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Stempeln und Vermerken, hier zum Glück aber nur an den Titelrändern; der weitere Inhalt blieb offensichtlich verschont. Ursprünglich in Lieferungen erschienen. Vorliegend die ersten 48 Lieferungen (12 je Band) mit je 4 prächtigen Tafeln, die jeweils einen Zweig und die ganze Frucht sowie die aufgeschnittene Frucht zeigen. Gegenüber der Fülle von Birnensorten sind Abbildungen von Erd- und Johannisbeeren und Pflaumen in einer kleinen Minderheit. -- Nissen, BBI 456. Vergleiche auch Blunt bzw. De Belder: "One of the greatest fruit iconographies [.]". "Decaisne, the author, was a Belgian botanist attached to the National History Museum at Paris, and he undertook to describe all the species and varieties of fruit in cultivation in their gardens." 7600

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        Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

      1858. Very Good. <p>Stephenson, Robert (1803-59). A.L.s. to Latimer Clark. N.p., n.d. [dated January 13, 1858 in Clark&#39;s hand]. 1- pp. 203 x 127 mm. Remains of mounting present. Provenance: Latimer Clark.</p><p>Regarding a proposed visit. Stephenson was one of the foremost British railway engineers of the nineteenth century, known particularly for his innovative and successful designs for railway bridges. As a young man, Clark worked as an assistant engineer on Stephenson&#39;s tubular girder bridge over the Menai Strait (completed in 1850); his elder brother, Edwin, was resident engineer in charge of the bridge&#39;s construction. Origins of Cyberspace 201.</p>

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        Encyclopédie moderne (27 Tomes + 3 Tomes d'Atlas - 30 Tomes : Complet). Dictionnaire abrégé des Sciences, des Lettres, des Arts, de l'Industrie, de l'Agriculture et du Commerce.

      Firmin Didot Frères 1858 - Nouvelle édition, entièrement refondue et augmentée de près du double, publiée par MM. Firmin Didot Frères, sous la direction de M. Léon Renier, 27 Tomes de texte et 3 Tomes d'Atlas reliés en 17 vol. in-8 reliure demi-toile bleu, dos lisse orné (fleurons), Firmin Didot Frères, Paris, 1858, près de 800 pp. par volumes ; Atlas I : 132 pl. ; Atlas II : 132 pl. ; Atlas III : 126 pl. Parfaitement complet des 3 Tomes d'Atlas, recueillant l'intégralité des 390 planches annoncées (dont de très nombreuses planches dépliantes). Bon exemplaire (des rouss., bel exemplaire par ailleurs) de cette remarquable encyclopédie : "C'est peut-être la plus considérable et, en somme, la meilleure de toutes les encyclopédies de notre époque" (Larousse, GDU, I, XXXVI). Parmi les nombreux rédacteurs de l'Encyclopédie moderne, on relèvera les noms de Bory de Saint-Vincent, Damiron, Dupaty, Eyries, Hoefer, Mérimée, etc. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Naturhistorischer Atlas zum Gebrauch beim Unterricht. Säugethiere. 30 Tafeln nach der Natur und nach ausgestopften Exemplaren gezeichnet

      Leipzig & Vienna: Georg Wigand. Very Good. [1858]. Loose in folio. Light moisture mark to lower left margin; light foxing (see image 1). Thirty sur blanc folio plates, 29 of which are hand colored. Please request further images for details. ; Folio (16x13 inches) .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc.]
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        Le Monde illustre. Journal Hebdomadaire. 19 Bände: 6 Jahresbände: 1870, 1873, 1874, 1879, 1885, 1890 mit je 52 Heften. 13 Halbjahresbände: 1858 [2], 1860 [2], 1861 [2], 1862 [1], 1863 [1,2], 1864 [2], 1866 [1], 1867 [1], 1867 [2], 1868 [2], 1871 [2], 1888 [2] mit je 26 Heften.

      Paris. 1858- 1890. Folio. 19 Bände. Mit sehr zahlreichen (oft ganz- und doppelblattgroßen) Holzstichillustrationen. HLdr.. beim Jahrgang 1874 fehlen die Seiten 417-420, beim Jahrgang 1890 die Seiten 493-512, einige Einbände etwas stärker berieben, beim Band 1890 die Gelenke angeplatzt, gute Exemplare dieser üppig illustrierten Zeitschrift

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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        An Historical Sketch of Slavery, From the Earliest Periods

      1858. Background for Cobb&#39;s Law of Negro Slavery Cobb, Thomas R.R. An Historical Sketch of Slavery, From the Earliest Periods. Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson & Co., 1858. [iv], xxiii-cccii pp. Octavo (6" x 9-1/4"). Original cloth, blind frames and corner fleurons to boards, gilt titles to spine. Rubbing to extremities with moderate wear, section of backstrip lacking along upper half of front joint. Residue from bookplates (or tipped in leaves) to pastedowns, later owner stamp to front endleaf, shelf label to foot of spine. Early markings and underlining in light pencil in a few places, interior otherwise clean. A solid copy. * Only edition. Complete in itself, this book was also published as the preface and the two chapters of Cobb&#39;s Inquiry Into the Law of Negro Slavery in the United States of America (1858). The same plates were used for both publications; this is why the book is numbered with Roman numerals. This important book was the most comprehensive antebellum statement on the law of slavery and the only treatise on the subject by a southerner. (Cobb was a Georgian.) Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 13861.

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        Friendly Hints to the Young Naval Lieutenant?

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longman, & Roberts, London 1858 - Small octavo, 124 pp., all edges gilt; a very attractive copy in plum morocco embossed in blind, lettered in gilt to front board and with royal arms to rear board, spine banded and gilt. First edition in a lovely presentation binding. Liardet was a professional naval officer who served against America in the War of 1812. He had an active and heroic career during which he was nearly blinded, forcing his retirement in 1841. Appointed to Greenwich Hospital, Liardet went on to write three practical naval books, works which concentrated on the technical aspects of sailing and are something of a vade mecum for junior officers. Liardet's informal account of shipboard life presents a wonderful glimpse into Royal Navy vessels at mid-century. Perhaps a testament to its usefulness and readability, this is a scarce work; Worldcat shows only four libraries holding copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bände 1 bis 5. 5 Bde.

      Hildburgh., Bibl. Inst., 1858 - 1860.. m. 5 gest. Titeln u. 205 Stst. - Tafeln m. Ansichten, gr. 8°, HLdr.- Bde. d. Zt. m. Rvg.. Oktavausgabe. - Schöne uniforme Bände. Unter d. deutschen Ansichten Bacharach, Baden-BAden, Baireuth, Bremen, Braunschweig, Chiemsee, Düsseldorf, Emden, Burg Eltz, Erfurt, Esslingen, Kulmbach. Lindau, München, Schleswig, Weimar, Wuppertal usw., aber auch interessante ausl. Stiche, so v. Mexiko, New York, Granada, Madrid, Genf, Mölk, New York (Brodway), Bombay, Honolulu, Teheran, Straßburg, Paris, London, Zürich u.v. a. - Teilw. leicht gebräunt

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        The United States of North America

      London: Day & Sun, 1858 - 63. Framed. Original lithograph in outline colour. Very good condition.

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        Dodd's Curiosities of Industry

      Routledge 1858 - H. Lea, London, 1858. Dodd, George (1801-81). Dodd's Curiosities of Industry. London: H. Lea, 1858 Original blind-stamped tan cloth, paper title and contents label, 5.5"x8.5". A collection of papers on various British industries, originally issued separately, intended as a supplement to the Cyclopaedia of the Industry of All Nations published by Charles Knight in 1851. The article on "Calculating and registering machines" contains an account of Babbage's Difference Engine no. 1 and a brief notice of the Analytical Engine. Blank endpaper with previous owner's name and date (January 23 1860). Pages clean, binding holding throughout though loosening in places. Further photos available on request. CONTENTS: Glass and it Manufacture Iron and its Manufacture Wood and its Application Calculating and Registering Machines India Rubber and Gutta Percha Industrial Applications of Electricity Gold: in the Mint, Mine, and Workshop Paper: its Applications, and its Novelties Printing: its Modern Varieties Cotton and Flax: a Contrast Corn & Bread: what they Owe to Machinery A Ship in the Nineteenth Century Fire and Light: Contrivances for their Production Wool and Silk, Fur and Feathers The Chemistry of Manufactures Steam-Power and Water-Power [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London: Smith Elder & Co. 1858 - First edition, 19 x 12cm (tall 16mo), in contemp. ¾ dark red calf over red moire-patterned cloth boards w/gilt ruling to covers, black & gilt design & title to spine, marbled ep.s, [i-iv], 323 [324-28 blanks] pp. Printed in London by the publishers. Inscribed "Mary Parton from Lony Lane" to fr. pastedown; also signed by the latter in pencil to fr. pastedown & titlepage. Binding Good (extremities bumped & worn, & cloth a bit bubbled); contents Very Good (1st 14 leaves sl. creased). Bulloch 709, Sadleir 1479, Wolff 4296a, Shaberman 8. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DRESSES AND DECORATIONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries. London, Henry G. Bohn, 1858.

      - 2 voll. Bella ril. in tela, tit. in oro al dorso, taglio superiore in oro, cm 28x20, pp 396 non numer., 94 splendide tavv a colori (molte delle quali colorate a mano), numerosissimi capilettera colorati a mano. Ottimo esemplare di straordinaria qualità cromatica. Colas 2720; Hiler p.796 2 v.

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        Sammlung von 32 Theaterzetteln.

      Königsberg, 1857-1858. - 32 Bll. Ca. 340:420 mm. Gefaltet. Bemerkenswerte Sammlung von Wandanschlägen des Königsberger Stadttheaters, einem der renommiertesten Theater in Preußen und im Deutschen Reich. Die an Höhen wie Tiefen reiche Geschichte des geschichtsträchtigen, im März 1808 erstmals eröffneten Hauses - das schon kurz danach abbrannte und nach seiner Wiederherstellung im Dezember 1809 neueröffnet wurde - zeitigte eine ganze Reihe an bedeutenden Erstaufführungen, darunter Schillers "Wilhelm Tell" (1810) und "Die Jungfrau von Orléans" (1811), die ebenso wie Goethes "Iphigenie auf Tauris" und der "Götz von Berlichingen" (beide 1815) unter der Direktion von August von Kotzebue zur Aufführung gelangten; 1819 wurden Beethovens "Fidelio" und Webers "Freischütz" gegeben, 1830 Kleists "Zerbrochener Krug" und 1832 "Faust" (I). Richard Wagner war 1836/37 in Königsberg als Kapellmeister engagiert und ehelichte dort auch seine erste Gattin, die am Stadttheater engagierte Schauspielerin Minna Planer; 1879 wurde mit Emil Paur am Pult die deutsche Erstaufführung von Bizets "Carmen" gegeben und trat von dort ihren weltweiten Siegeszug an; 1927 fand schließlich die Erstaufführung Strauss' "Rosenkavalier" statt. Mit den schweren Luftangriffen auf Königsberg Ende August 1944, bei denen das Stadttheater bis auf seine Grundmauern niederbrannte, endet die Geschichte des renommierten Hauses. - Unter den hier vorliegenden Theaterzetteln finden sich u. a. die Ankündigungen zu Friedrich von Flotows Oper "Martha", Eduard von Bauernfelds Lustspiel "Die Bekenntnisse", Ferdinand Raimunds Zaubermärchen "Der Verschwender", Albert Emil Brachvogels "Der Sohn des Wucherers", Carl August Görners Zauberposse "Prinz Honigschnabel", Carl Maria von Webers Oper "Abu Hassan" oder Heinrich Laubes Tragödie "Graf Essex". - Einige Doubletten; beiliegend zwei Ansichtskarten und eine Verschlußmarke des Stadttheaters sowie ein Plan von Königsberg aus Meyers Lexikon.

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        Copies or Extracts of Correspondence Relative to the Discovery of Gold in the Fraser&#39;s River District, in British North America. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. July 2, 1858

      London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode 1858, 1st . () 18pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Folio (33.5 x 21.5 cm.) in original wrappers, sewn as issued with large folding hand coloured map. Covers dust soiled. Eden Colvile&#39;s copy with his name on front. Lowther 67. Large folding hand coloured Litho map of "Reconnaissance of Fraser&#39;s River from Fort Hope to the Forks" by John Arrowsmith. Eden Colvile (1819-1893) was a land agent, politician, and HBC administrator. In 1849 Colvile was made governor of Rupert&#39;s Land during Simpson&#39;s absence, then returned to England in 1852 with his wife after the flood, joined the London committee of the HBC in 1854, and was one of only two members to survive the reorganization in 1863. In 1871 he became deputy governor and governor in 1880, making one more trip to Canada before retiring in 1889. Series: Great Britain. Parliament. 1858. Command Papers. Eden Colvile&#39;s Copy.

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        The Book of Mormon. Reprinted from the Third American Edition, Carefully Revised by the Translator

      New York: Jas. O. Wright & Company [no date circa 1858], 4th American Edition. (Hardcover) v-x,[xii]-xix,380pp. Very good. Small octavo (approximately 19.7cm tall). Original publisher&#39;s quarter brown leather binding. Marbled boards, with original green patterned endpapers. A clean copy in the original binding, scarce. Flake 605. "An unauthorized edition which was published by Zadoc Brooks from the Wright edition with his intoduction". From the Wright edition of the same year, which was the was the first unauthorized edition, published as a business venture..

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        Oeuvres complètes, avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier -

      P., Furne, 1858 - 6 volumes, Grand in-8, Illustrés de 125 gravures hors-texte par Edouard Travies sur acier rehaussées à l'aquarelle et fixées à la gomme arabique d après Traviès, Janet Lange. ( 1 frontispice, 4 cartes,48 planches Mammifères, 72 planches d'Oiseaux). Texte Bon état. Exemplaire très frais quelques petites rousseurs, les planches sont superbes.

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        A Memorial of Caldwell Hart Colt

      Hartford, Printed Under the Charge of D.B. Updike, Six Beacon Street, Boston A. D. MDCCCXCIIII - Softcover First Edition, Personal Notes Forepages by Colt's Mother, the wife of the world renown Samuel Colt Biography; Hartford; Colt; This piece of work is a very rare and hard to find memorial of Caldwell Hart Colt, 1858 - 1894. Forepage has inscription handwritten (Sent to Robert Oliver Colt Jr. by - With Kind Regards of, Mrs. Samuel Colt, Armsmear. This is his mother and wife of the founder of the Colt weapons. Illustrations, Photos, The Oriole - with W.H. 1893 lower left corner, The Dauntless, Resolutions of the New York Yacht Club, The Larchmont Yacht Club, etc. (53 Pgs.). Covers are of soft binding, gilt upper edge, and many pages detached from spine, however all leaves and text are present and in Very Good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Virginians. a Tale of the Last Century. by W. M. Thackeray . with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Author . - [Complete in Two Volumes]

      London, Bradbury & Evans [1858-59] - Description: 2 v. 23 cm. Subjects: Inheritance and succession--Fiction. United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763--Fiction. Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Fiction. Notes: Added title-pages, engraved and illustrated. Originally appeared serialised in 24 numbers issued monthly, November, 1857, to October, 1859, in illustrated yellow paper covers. Finely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas de Géographie physique, politique et historique [ Exemplaire bien complet des 103 cartes en 52 planches doubles ]

      Librairie Géographique de Aug. Grosselin et Ce, Successeurs de Delamarche 1858 - Atlas de Géographie physique, politique et historique adopté par l'Université, à l'usage des Lycées et des Maisons d'Education, pour suivre les Cours de Géographie et d'Histoire ; publié sous la direction de A. Delamarche, 1 vol. petit in-folio (format 34 x 26 cm) reliure demi-percaline rouge, dos muet, la quasi totalité des cartes rehaussées en couleurs, Librairie Géographique de Aug. Grosselin et Ce, Successeurs de Delamarche, Paris, 1858, 2 ff., 4 pp. et 52 planches doubles. Rare exemplaire parfaitement complet des "cartes et cartons" annoncés, numérotés de 1 à 101 (avec deux cartes A et B pour la géographie physique de l'Europe et de la France, en supplément). L'atlas propose 4 pages pour la cosmographie générale, 29 cartes en 14 planches pour la Géographie Ancienne, 33 cartes en 12 planches pour la Géographie du Moyen-Age, et 37 cartes en 23 planches. Etat satisfaisant (ancienne mouill. en dos et plat sup., 2 petites cartes début XXe contrecollée à titre de complément sur une des cartes, bon état intérieur par ailleurs) pour cet bel atlas aux coloris toujours aussi vifs. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1858 - MACLEOD, George H. B. NOTES ON THE SURGERY OF THE WAR IN THE CRIMEA, WITH REMNARKS ON THE TREATMENT OF GUNSHOT WOUNDS. London: John Churchill, 1858. First edition. Frontispiece map. xii,439 pp. (i.e. 455 pp. because a duplicate of signature 2D is bound-in immediately after the first 2D). Octavo. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt-stamped title to spine, yellow coated endpapers. Backstrip is detached but present, with shallow loss at crown. Some spotting to lower board. Bookblock is overopened at either end and near the center, where one signature is sprung. Text leaves are clean. Ink ownership of George Hinckley Lyman on ffep.: "Geo. H. Lyman | Brigade Surgeon | Porter's Division | Army of the Potomac | 1861," and some neat pencil bracketing of text. After the war, Lyman served as president of the Massachusetts Medical Society and was a founder of the American Gynecological Society. (Steiner, Physician-Generals in the Civil War, pp. 12 & 142). Despite the apparent wear to this volume, its component pieces are surprisingly clean and fresh looking. During the Crimean War, Macleod was a surgeon in the Civil Hospital at Smyrna and the General Hospital established at Sebastopol. In this book he discusses the geography of and climatology of the Crimea, military hygiene in the field, the use of chloroform as an anesthetic, and the various wounds and injuries common on the battlefied, especially gunshot wounds. (Heirs of Hippocrates 1933, Waller 6120). This book was used by Union and Confederate surgeons during the course of the American Civil War and was issued by both a Union and a Confederate publisher in 1862. Quite Scarce in this first edition [there have been none at auction in the last 25 years].

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        Scenes of Clerical Life

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1858. - Domestic Realism, Pathos, and HumorGeorge Eliot&#146;s First Works of FictionELIOT, George. Scenes of Clerical Life. In Two Volumes. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1858.First edition in book form of George Eliot&#146;s first works of fiction. Two octavo volumes (7 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches; 187 x 117 mm.). [4], 366; [2], 381, [1, blank] pp. Bound without the half-title in Volume I and without the half-title and fly-title in Volume II.Nineteenth-century half dark green hard-grain morocco, ruled in blind, over marbled boards. Spines ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Marbled edges and endpapers. Boards lightly rubbed. Closely trimmed, just affecting last line ("The Right of Translation is reserved.") on title-page of Volume I. Scattered light foxing and soiling. Volume I with leaf H6 (pp. 123/124) poorly opened, not affecting text, a few tiny ink splatters in the inner margin of pp. 198 and 199, and pp. 326/327 slightly browned from an insertion (no longer present). A very good copy.A series of three tales, "The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton," "Mr Gilfil&#146;s Love-Story," and "Janet&#146;s Repentance," which first appeared in Blackwood&#146;s Magazine in 1857. "These at once attracted praise for their domestic realism, pathos, and humour, and speculation about the identity of &#145;George Eliot&#146;, who was widely supposed to be a clergyman or possibly a clergyman&#146;s wife" (The Oxford Companion to English Literature).Baker & Ross A3.2. Parrish, p. 7. Sadleir 818. Wolff 2062. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Scenes of Clerical Life. Volume II only

      William Blackwood and Sons. London. 1858 First edition, in book form. 381pp. Original dark maroon cloth gilt, tooled in blind. Head and tail of spine frayed, spine sl. faded, signs of wear to corners and joints and though the book has a very sl. lean, the binding is sound, apart from one very sl. loose gathering. Two armorial bookplates to front paste-down, another to reverse of half-title, two labels have been neatly removed from rear paste-down. VG+. We have had this odd volume languishing in the stock room for over fifteen years and would like it to be married up with a volume I in similar original cloth.

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        The Unity of Medicine: Its Corruptions and Divisions, as by Law Established in England and Wales; With Their Causes, Effects, and Remedy. By a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

      London H Bailliere 1858. G : in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed. Spine darkened. Dust soiling to page edges. Fold out illustration VG. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). ix, 154pp, + 16pp catalogue. Fold out coloured chart. Fold out chart is in two section and measures in total 790mm x 240mm.

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        Mes aventures au Sénégal. Souvenirs de voyage.

      Paris, Librairie Nouvelle, Jaccottet, Bourdilliat et Cie, éditeurs, 1858 - in-8° ; (2)-282 pp.-1 f. de cat. non ch., broché d&#146;époque, couverture jaune imp. noire de l&#146;éditeur, bel exemplaire. Grandidier & Joucla, Biblio. A. O. F., 9261. Édition originale rare. First edition. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kansas Bill. Speech of Hon. J. P. Benjamin, of La., delivered in Senate of the United States on Thursday, March 11, 1858. Slavery Protected by the Common Law of the New World. Guarantied [sic] by Constitution. Vindication of the Supreme Court of the U.S.

      G. S. Gideon, Printer, Washington, D. C. 1858 - It was bound with a pin 150 years ago, and this being very unusual, this very items was the subject of an article by a very prominent bookbinder and book conservators. The article is available upon request. In 1852 Judah P. Benjamin became the first professing Jew to be elected to the United States Senate. Initially a Whig, he became a Democrat in 1856 after the Democratic Party espoused the cause of Southern rights. He was a leading member of the school of Southern politicians who favored succession from the Union as the only safeguard for the Southern survival. To which end, he delivered this major address in the Senate defending slavery. Upon the succession of the State of Louisiana, Benjamin withdrew from the Senate to join, as senior member, President Jefferson Davis' Confederate Cabinet. 32 pages of which 29 are printed. FIRST EDITION. Sabin 4705. LCP 1093. Not in Work, Harv. Law Cat., Singerman, Eberstadt, Decker, Blockson, Marke, BEAL. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Clarks¿ Map of Fairfield County, Connecticut.

      Philadelphia 1858 - Attached to original wooden rollers; vibrant original color, refreshed; expertly conserved¿re-mounted on new linen, usual separations, minor losses, very good. Richly illustrated wall map of Fairfield County, Connecticut, with 23 inset city and town plans, including ones of Greenwich, Westport, New Canaan, Weston, Wilton, and Fairfield. Both the main map and the insets provide the names and locations of homes throughout the area. Flanking the map are 16 finely engraved views of mansions, factories and schools, such as the Winslow estate in Westport, the Augustus Mead home in Greenwich, and the Rockwell Boarding School for Boys in New Canaan. Thompson 176.

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        Paysages et chasses de Pierre - Paul Rubens,

      publiés par Charles Muquardt, Bruxelles, 1858 - Bound in original editeur cloth. with gold letters. in-folio, avec 36 dessins (lithografieën) par Fourmois et j. van Severdonck bon état. 777 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bonifaz Wohlmuth&#146;s Steinmetzten und Baumeister Kaiser Ferdinands I., Grundriss der Stadt-Wien vom Jahre 1547. Gezeichnet von Albert Camesina [.] Herausgegeben durch den Alterthums-Verein zu Wien im Jahre 1857 und 1858.

      Wien, k. k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1856-1858. - Farblithographie in 9 Blättern nach der kolorierten Originalfederzeichnung im Historischen Museum der Stadt Wien, bezeichnet "Alb: Camesina fe: 1856". Auf Leinen als Wandkarte aufgezogen. 188:228 cm. Der von Albert Camesina (1806-1881) lithographierte und in kleiner Auflage gedruckte Plan erschien über zwei Jahre in einzelnen Lieferungen, was - neben dem übergroßen Format der Wandkarte und der verhältnismäßig kleinen Auflage - einen der Hauptgründe für seine Seltenheit darstellt. Der Wienplan des Mitarbeiters Augustin Hirschvogels Bonifaz Wolmut "stellte eine Kombination von ausgeführten und projektierten Festungsanlagen zur Diskussion. Darüber hinaus ergeben die detaillierte Wiedergabe des Grundrisses der Innenstadt [.] und die in freier Perspektive festgehaltenen Vorstadtränder eine grundlegende Dokumentation Wiens (Wien im Mittelalter, Kat. des Historischen Museums der Stadt Wien, 1975/6, Nr. 364). - Nur zwei der neun Segmente unbedeutend fleckig, am rechten unteren Rand etwas bestoßen, im Ganzen aber von sehr ansprechender Erhaltung. Fischler, Historischer Atlas des Wiener Stadtbildes, 12f. Oppl, Wien im Bild historischer Karten, Tafel 5. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Femmes Arabes. Avant et depuis l&#146;Islamisme.

      Paris, Librairie Nouvelle. Alger, Tissier, Libraire-Éditeur, 1858 - Gd in-8° ; (3)-611 pp., demi-chagrin à coins marron foncé, dos à nerfs, titre or, tête or, première couv. bleue imp. cons., non rogné, rel. de l&#146;époque, bel exemplaire. Hage Chahine, 3641. « Je le dis en vérité, la femme arabe a grandement dégénéré. Sa position dans la famille a été plus nettement et plus sérieusement régularisée par l&#146;Islamisme [.] Aujourd&#146;hui elles n&#146;existent plus guère que comme sexe, ou, si nous voulons être plus courtois, comme beau sexe. Les hommes, c&#146;est le vilain sexe, soit dit sans vanité. » (Exorde). Les conditions particulières faites aux femmes par la Société musulmane ont attiré très tôt l'attention des chercheurs. le Dr Perron en fut l'un des pionniers. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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