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      London: Bell & Daldy, 1858.  First edition, first issue (with the smaller spine ornament w/tail turned to left, & lacking the adverts & Errata slip), 17 x 11cm (small 8vo), in publisher's dark brown fine net-grain cloth w/blind borders to covers & gilt title to spine, chocolate ep.s, a.e. untrimmed, [i-vii] viii, [1] 2-248 pp.  One of 500 copies printed by Charles Wittingham at the Chiswick Press, London.  Binding Good (extremities moderately bumped & rubbed, cloth sl. soiled, & fr. hinge starting); contents Very Good (sewing sl. loose between pp.144 & 145, & occas. lt. foxing).  Slater 1, Scott 2, Vaughan 7, Ashley III 162, Ehrsam & Deily 177, Fredeman 43.11 ("in many respects the most Pre-Raphaelite volume of poetry which the movement produced.... In all that he later accomplished Morris never quite equalled his achievement in 'The Defence of Guenevere'" [p.162]), Colbeck 2 (altho' his has the adverts).

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        Stati e Territorii Occidentali della Unione Americana

      Genoa:: Paolo Rivera,. 1858.. Map of the Western United States in an interesting configuration. California, Oregon, Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico and Utah are oversized, totally eclipsing Washington, Idaho, North & South Dakota, Montana, Oklahoma & Colorado, who are not named. "Arrisssonia" is on the Mexican side of the border. The eastern border of the map shows Minnesota (slightly out-size), Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas & Louisiana more or less to current borders. Louisiana named "Luigiana". With the lakes shown oversize, including Gran Lago Salato". Some cities noted, but more often Forts - Fort Leavenworth, Connci, St. Vrains, Laramie, Mackenzie. From the "Geografia Commerciale". Steel engraving with attractive original outline color, printed on thick paper with wide margins, 33 x 28 cm (hxw). Very good condition.

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        Toto meguro yuhigaoka. Twilight Hill at Meguro. Ukiyo-e

      Edo, Japan: Tsuta-ya Kichizo, 1858. Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fuji Sanju-Rokkei) is the title of two series of woodblock prints by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Ando Hiroshige, depicting Mount Fuji in differing seasons and weather conditions from a variety of different places and distances. The 1852 series are in landscape orientation; the 1858 series are in portrait orientation. The print being offered is from the 1858 series, apparently number 10 in the series. Artist: Hiroshige, 1797-1858. Title: Toto meguro yuhigaoka. Twilight Hill at Meguro in the Eastern Capital. Series: Fuji sanjurokkei (Thirty-six Views of Fuji). Medium: Ukiyo-e. Woodblock Print. Date seal: nengetsu 1858 horse, month 4. From the last year of the master's life. This is believed to be an early pull of an early {?} edition, and not a later reprint or a reproduction. Later printings tend to lack the date seal. Size (HxW):14.25" x 9.75" oban tate-e. Signature: Hiroshige. Publisher's mark of Tsuta-ya Kichizo. Condition: Very good impression, almost no soiling, colors very little faded, almost no creasing, a paper strip and thin paper to right edge, partially attached to thin backing paper, margins mostly intact. Superb color choices. Light ochre grounds, with medium blue stream, trees with autumn reddish-brown leaves plus green evergreen needles, blue-gray hills with purple-tinged skyline above and blue-tinged sky at the top. A notably serene image, with a few leaves floating down from the two red maple trees and farmers returning from the fields to their village in Meguro. Meguro-ku is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, the former Edo.. Signed by Illustrator. Presumed First Edition. Very Good. Illus. by Hiroshige. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Lettre autographe signee.

      Hauteville House [a Guernesey], "7 juillet" [probablement 1858].. 1 p. in-8.. "Je prends l'interet le plus vif aux grandes questions indiquees par vous et vaillamment abordees dans votre interessant journal. Nous sommes en desaccord, pourtant, non sur le but, la liberte ; mais sur le moyen, le protestantisme. Je le vois en Angleterre, helas, etroit et intolerant, et profondement ennemi du progres. Tenons-nous-en a la philosophie. Une lettre est necessairement ecourtee et incomplete. Vous etes un esprit eleve. Je serai heureux s'il m'est jamais donne de causer avec vous de ces hautes questions. Croyez a ma cordialite [...]". - Lettre sans doute adressee en 1858 a l'historien Edgar Quinet qui publia cette annee-la un ouvrage a caractere autobiographique, Histoire de mes idees, dans lequel il associait notamment le protestantisme a l'idee de progres. Victor Hugo depuis 1851, denoncait au contraire le role conservateur de la religion protestante, en prenant l'exemple de Angleterre. Les deux hommes, republicains convaincus, vivaient alors en exil loin de la France imperiale.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begrndung auf physiologische und pathologische. Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1858

      - FIRST EDITION of Virchow's seminal and profusely illustrated Die Cellularpathologie, "one of the most important books in the history of medicine, and the foundation stone in cellular pathology" (Garrison-Morton 2299). "He set in motion the now familiar idea that the body may be regarded 'as a state in which every cell is a citizen.' Disease is a civil war, a 'conflict of citizens brought about by the action of external forces' (Singer: History of Biology). "Virchow was the first to state the now universally accepted axiom 'Omnis cellula a cellula,' 'Where a cell originates it must have been preceded by another cell, just as animals are produced only by other animals and plants by other plants' (Printing and the Mind of Man, 307). CONDITION & DETAILS: Berlin: A. Hirschwald. 8vo (8.75 x 5.5 inches; 219 x 138mm). [xvi], 440 pp., [4]. Ex-libris (Boston University); bears new endpapers with the conservator saving the BU armorial bookplate, original endpapers, card, and even the original binder's stamp (Ives & Smith). ILLUSTRATION: 144 in-text illustrations. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards that are scuffed and rubbed a bit at the edge tips with a small area missing from the marbled paper on the rear (see photo). Tightly and very solidly bound. Occasional toning and very light foxing, all very minor. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Geografico, Estadistico e Historico de la Republica Mexicana

      Mexico Imprenta de Jose Mariano de Lara 1858 - The First Great Scientific Atlas of All of Mexico GARCIA Y CUBAS, Antonio. Atlas Geografico, Estadistico e Historico de la Republica Mexicana. Mexico: Imprenta de Jose Mariano de Lara, 1858. First edition of the first atlas of Mexico written by a Mexican and printed in Mexico. Folio (21 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches; 553 x 370 mm.). 18, [2], [4], [2] pp. plus all thirthy-three double-page hand-colored ltihoragph maps and plates (one of the double-page spreads is comprised of two of the maps listed). Contemporary quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, spine with gilt lettering and devices. Small and old paper label on upper front cover. Small stamp on upper blank margin of title page (not offensive). Sinaloa plate browned. Some minor foxing but over all a wonderful copy of the first great scientific atlas of all of Mexico. This early lithographed atlas of Mexico includes the work of Mexican pioneer lithographers Iriarte, Decaen, and Salazar. The illustrations are signed "Muñ ozguren" and come from the lithographic shop of Iriarte & Cia., while the letterpress typography is by Lara. The atlas was created during the Golden Age of Mexican lithography (see Mathes, Mexico on Stone, pp. 17-32). The design and execution of the atlas are handsome, with the middle of each double-page spread being occupied by the map of a specific state or territory, surrounded by statistical and historical information about the region, including subjects of borderlands interest, such as Native American tribes and incursions. The large and fine general map of Mexico by Salazar is one of the finest maps of Mexico created in the nineteenth century, with a spirited Mexican eagle atop cactus at top center, and especially beautiful lithographed views on either side (Popocatepetl, Orizava, Cascada de Regla, Palenque, Mitla, Uxmal, etc.). The maps of the states that border with the United States are especially interesting for clearly delineating the changing boundaries over time. For instance, the map of Sonora shows the demarcation of the Treaty of Mesilla in 1853 (Gadsden Purchase). The map of Chihuahua shows the boundary line before and after the Gadsden Purchase. The Tamaulipas map shows the new boundary at the Rio Grande, as well as the older line of demarcation at the Nueces. The plates from Mapa Sigüenza and Códice Boturini are accompanied by the notes of José Fernando Ramírez of the Museo Nacional. Palau 98721. Phillips, Atlases, 2683. Sabin 26554. HBS 66945. $13,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Anatomie chirurgicale homalographique

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

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        Der Zauberer von Rom. Roman in neun Büchern. 9 in 5 Bdn.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1858 - 1861.. Zus. über 3500 S. Etwas spätere Hlnbde mit je 2 goldgeprägten Rückenschildern (leicht berieben, Vorsätze erneuert, durchgehend etwas, stellenweise auch stärker u. stark braunfleckig, 1 Lage am Falz stabilisiert).. Erste Ausgabe des nach den "Rittern vom Geiste" zweiten, "ebenso gewaltigen und poetisch noch höher stehenden" (Houben) "Romans des Nebeneinanders". Karl Gutzkow schildert in dieser "grandiosen Dichtung" (Houben) "die religiösen Zustände im (katholischen) Westen und Süden Deutschlands und in Österreich in ihrem innigen Zusammenhang mit Rom ... und (versucht) die schwierige Frage des deutschen Ultramontanismus poetisch zu lösen" (Houben). Die katholische Idee und ihre Organisation, ihre Stärke und ihre Schwächen, ihre inneren Spannungen und äußeren Machtansprüche werden von Gutzkow vor dem Hintergrund des "Kulturkampfes" zwischen Preußen und der katholischen Kirche im Rheinland, des Konkordats von Staat und "Ultramontanismus" in Österreich sowie der Auseinandersetzungen der Einigungsbewegung in Italien mit dem Kirchenstaat und dem ultramontanen Papsttum eines Pius IX behandelt. Vergangenheit und Gegenwart und die zahlreichen Schauplätze sind in dem Monumentalroman zu einem komplizierten "Nebeneinander" verschlungen, in dessen Zentrum der Mönch Bonaventura, der zum Reformator der katholischen Kirche aufsteigt, und eine Frau, die nicht zufällig nach Schlegels Emanzipationsroman Lucinde heißt und sich vom Zimmermädchen zur Gräfin in Rom emanzipiert. Zu bewundern ist die strikte Objektivität Gutzkows, mit der er, der Protestant, "frei von einseitig protestantischem Gesichtspunkt" (Houben) die katholische Kirche durchleuchtet, "die ultramontane Fata morgana in allen ihren Farbenschattierungen" (Houben) schildert und die Zeitprobleme in zahlreichen Diskusssionen der verschiedenen Parteien abhandelt. Der "Zauberer von Rom" ist nach dem Urteil Arno Schmidts die unvergleichlich beste Schilderung der katholischen Welt.- Goed. Fortführung 3/925,98; Wilpert/Gühring 62; Borst 2690; Bibliothek Arno Schmidt 200.9; Houben I,309 (der Roman wurde in Österreich verboten!); Houben, Vorwort zur 9. Auflage, Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1911.

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        Der Zauberer von Rom. Roman in neun Büchern. 9 Bände. Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1858-61. Kl.-8°. Halbleinenbände d. Zt. mit vergold. Rückentitel. - Schlechter Erhaltungszustand.

      . . W./G. 62. - Rasch 2.34. - Bibl. Arno Schmidt 200.9. - Erste Ausgabe. - Band 1: Rückengelenk mit Riss und innen zwei Blätter angerändert. Band 3 Buchblock gelockert. Band 5 Fußsteg mit geringen Abriss. Band 7 zu Beginn leicht wasserrandig. 8 Vorderes Innengelenk geplatzt, Buchblock fixiert. 9 zwei Blätter mit grobem Riss (1 geklebt) und Innengelenke geplatzt. 6-9 etwas knapp beschnitten, Buchhöhe etwas geringer und Rückenvergoldung zu den vorhergehenden Bänden leicht abweichend. - Rücken oben, an den Kapitalen teils geklebt. Innen meist stock- bzw. braunfleckig, teils stärker. Exlibris.

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        Atlas Geografico, Estadistico e Historico de la Republica Mexicana

      The First Great Scientific Atlas of All of MexicoGARCIA Y CUBAS, Antonio. Atlas Geografico, Estadistico e Historico de la Republica Mexicana. Mexico: Imprenta de Jose Mariano de Lara, 1858.First edition of the first atlas of Mexico written by a Mexican and printed in Mexico. Folio (21 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches; 553 x 370 mm.). 18, [2], [4], [2] pp. plus all thirthy-three double-page hand-colored ltihoragph maps and plates (one of the double-page spreads is comprised of two of the maps listed).Contemporary quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, spine with gilt lettering and devices. Small and old paper label on upper front cover. Small stamp on upper blank margin of title page (not offensive). Sinaloa plate browned. Some minor foxing but over all a wonderful copy of the first great scientific atlas of all of Mexico.This early lithographed atlas of Mexico includes the work of Mexican pioneer lithographers Iriarte, Decaen, and Salazar. The illustrations are signed "Mu?? ozguren" and come from the lithographic shop of Iriarte & Cia., while the letterpress typography is by Lara. The atlas was created during the Golden Age of Mexican lithography (see Mathes, Mexico on Stone, pp. 17-32). The design and execution of the atlas are handsome, with the middle of each double-page spread being occupied by the map of a specific state or territory, surrounded by statistical and historical information about the region, including subjects of borderlands interest, such as Native American tribes and incursions. The large and fine general map of Mexico by Salazar is one of the finest maps of Mexico created in the nineteenth century, with a spirited Mexican eagle atop cactus at top center, and especially beautiful lithographed views on either side (Popocatepetl, Orizava, Cascada de Regla, Palenque, Mitla, Uxmal, etc.). The maps of the states that border with the United States are especially interesting for clearly delineating the changing boundaries over time. For instance, the map of Sonora shows the demarcation of the Treaty of Mesilla in 1853 (Gadsden Purchase). The map of Chihuahua shows the boundary line before and after the Gadsden Purchase. The Tamaulipas map shows the new boundary at the Rio Grande, as well as the older line of demarcation at the Nueces. The plates from Mapa Sig¸enza and CÃ?dice Boturini are accompanied by the notes of JosÃ? Fernando RamÃ?rez of the Museo Nacional.Palau 98721. Phillips, Atlases, 2683. Sabin 26554.HBS 66945.$13,500

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        THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST-TABLE. Every man his own Boswell.

      Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston 1858 - 1st edition. 12mo., viii, 373, (2)pp., illustrated with engraved title page, and 8 plates. Bound in brown cloth (BAL's binding 'A'), with decorations on boards in blind, and spine decorated with 3 fleur-de-lis ringed monograms and the publisher's logo below the title and author's name, all in gilt. The cloth's diced pattern remains very fresh, with sharp edges. Wear at the head and tail of the spine. Tips rubbed. The front end papers are headed "Works of Permanent Value"; the rear end papers are headed with "Miscellaneous". Engraved title page. The printed title page is in both red and black ink, with a period after "Company" in the publisher's name. All 8 plates have their tissue guards. Generally very clean inside, with some light foxing, usually found on the tissue guards, and the plates and pages in contact with the guard. Housed in a brown quarter morocco and cloth slipcase with folding cloth over boards wrapper, with a fabric pull tab. The slipcase is titled on the spine, with date and author, all in gilt. Minor wear to the slipcase. Two pages of ads of the publisher's 'Valuable Books" after the index. A Very Good copy, housed in an attractive mid 20th century slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frey Fine Books]
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        Tirolische Monatsbla tter 1858 enthaltend: Reisen, Novellen, lustige Schwa nke, Sagen und Lieder aus Tirol.

      Innsbruck, Rauch, 1858.. Gr- 8°, circa 22,5 x 15 cm. 1 Bl., 462 SS., 5 getönte lith. Tafeln, 2 Bll. Leinen d. Zt.. Seltene, hübsch illustrierte Sammlung von literarischen und landeskundlichen Beiträgen zu Tirol, herausgegeben von dem Mäzen und Schriftsteller Johann Nepomuk von Alpenburg (1806-1873). Die Tafeln zeigen das Denkmal der Kupferschmiede in Kitzbühel, die Ötzthaler Ferner (getönte Landkarte), den Eingang zum Rittersaal und das Portal an der Kapelle von Schloss Tirol sowie eine Karte der Eisenbahnlinie von Innsbruck nach München. - ANGEBUNDEN sind ferner noch sehr seltene Gelegenheitsdrucke: 1. Drei ganz neue Lieder... Hildesheim, Gerstenberg o.J. 2 Blatt - 2. Text der gesänge der wirklichen Tyroler National-Sänger... Bremen, Wulff, o.J. 4 Blatt. - 3 Prinzinger, August. Höhen-Namen in der Umgebung von Salzburg und Reichenhall : ein Beitrag zur Orts-, Sprach- und Volks-Kunde. Salzburg 1861. 23 Seiten. - Gering gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Einband berieben, Bezug des vorderen Gelenkes eingerissen, aber solide, Bindung fest.

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        Bunken Edo oezu. Kan.Tokyo, Subaraya Mohe, [Ansei 5 (1858)?]. 166 x 189 cm. Accordian folded (horizontally and vertically) between two contemporary paperboards with covered with blue paper, each embossed with 5 large decorations, woodcut title-label on front board (board size 32 x 21 cm). (dated "[1858]"); WorldCat (3 copies, dated "[1865]" and possibly a 4th, dated "(1864)". A large and very detailed woodcut map of Edo (since 1868 Tokyo) and surrounding areas by Mori Fusai, coloured by hand in blue, red, green and yellow. It covers an area to about 4 kilometes from the centre, including the coast of the harbour, and follows in the tradition of Kanamaru Hikogoro, who produced maps of Edo with a similar lay-out beginning in 1778. The map is printed from woodblocks on 15 sheets of Japanese (mulberry bark?) paper (each about 56×38 cm) and assembled with 5 across and 3 down to form one large folding map at a scale of about 1:9000. As assembled it measures nearly two meters in each direction. We have found no printed date on the map, but the East Asian Library of the University of California at Berkeley has what appears to be an identical map and dates it Ansei 5 (1858). With some tears along the folds, but otherwise in very good condition. The binding shows only minor wear. A magnificent large Japanese map of Edo (Tokyo), a decade before the fall of the Tokugawa shogunate.

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      Imprenta de Manuel Alvarez. - Madrid. 1858. 475Pág. 23X16. Pasta española. Magnífica Obra en el campo de la hidroterapia por tratarse de la práctica de análisis de aguas minerales. Muy buen ejemplar. Ref 16 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signed Pen and Ink Cartoon "Hybridisation", a commentary on polluting blood lines

      . Very good condition. Original pen and ink signed cartoon by the French political cartoonist "Caran D'Ache", whose real name was Emmanuel Poire (1858 - 1909). Poire was a satirist who developed "stories without words", considered a precursor to comic strips. Caran D'Ache spoofs appear to be of French Colonial Empire building during the later part of the 19th century, a time when France cloaked its acquisitions in Africa as a moral mission to lift the world up "to French standards by bringing Christianity and French culture". In 1884 the leading exponent of colonialism, Jules Ferry declared; "The higher races have a right over the lower races, they have a duty to civilize the inferior races." Full citizenship rights - assimilation - were offered, although in reality "assimilation was always receding [and] the colonial populations treated like subjects not citizens."[Wikipedia].In this cartoon we see the results of mixing or hybridizing people of different social status and race, and of attempting to modify human and animal traits.The cartoon has four illustrations in two rows, starting at the upper left. The top row depicts three pairs of mismatched people: a young woman is fondled by an older man as she reads; a scruffy poor man drapes his arm around a man in suit and tie; and a prosperous black man drawn in racist manner is depicted smoking a cigar wraps his arm around a startled looking white man. In the bottom row is a single image in which an old nag with disheveled Pegasus-like wings runs behind the rider who runs with her on a tether, as a muscular man runs by with an angry eagle strapped to his back. 22 x 15 1/2". Drawn on tissue laid down on heavier stock, with small crescent missing at bottom edge and upper right corner, not affecting the illustration.Caran D'Ache's work appeared in Le Chronique Parisienne, Le Figaro, and Le Rire. In his later years he began a series of "Albums", booklets of cartoons devoted to current fads and social & political issues.

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        Nye Eventyr og Historier. 1.-4. Samling.

      . Kbhvn. 1858-60. 88 + 67 + 79 + 82 s. Indbundet med samtlige titel- og smudstitelblade samt titelblad og indholdsfortegnelse for alle 4 bind, trykt 1860. Indbundet i et samtidigt halvlaeder med gulddekorationer pa ryggen. Bindet med brugsspor. * Heri förstetrykket af bl.a. "Pen og Blaekhuus - Vinden fortaeller om Valdemar Daae og hans Döttre - Dynd - Kongens Datter".<br>BFN 767, 774, 782, 794..

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        Penha D'Aguia.

      1858 - Düsseldorf: Arnz & Co., 1858. Colour lithograph, printed area 350 x 415mm. Two repaired marginal tears. Eckersberg, a Norwegian painter, visited Madeira in 1852-54. His book, Views in Maderia, was published with text in English and German. The Penha d'Águia is an outcrop of rock 580 metres high.

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        The Virginians a tale of the last century

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858-, 1859. Two volumes, octavo, plates thoughout; original stab holes, a nice set in half morocco, marbled paper sides (different pattern on each volume). A fine set bound from the original parts. After Vanity Fair, this was Thackeray&#39;s most famous work, continuing the story of the Esmond family through the history of their American descendants, the Warringtons. The novel traces the lives of the brothers George and Harry, their upbringing in Virginia, their experiences in England, and their involvement in the American Revolution, on opposing sides. Its survey of the effects of the Revolution, and of antebellum slavery, as famously depicted in the caricature of &#39;Gumbo&#39;, indentured to Harry, means that it is regarded as a valuable primary source in American social history. When it was first published, Thackeray&#39;s mild portrait of George Washington outraged some Americans by not displaying enough epic patriotism.

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        Mitla. A Narrative of Incidents and Personal Adventures on a Journey in Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in the Years 1853 to 1855

      Longman & Co, London, 1858. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xvi, 432 pp. Edited by J S Bell. Green leather binding (Bickers) with gilt frame to boards and detailed gilt tooling to spines. Spine in 6 compartments with leather title label. Gilt frames to boards. Marbled end papers with matching edges. Boards lightly worn with a few minor blemishes. Spine faintly sunned with very slight damage to extreme edge at head. Owner gift inscription on free end paper. Colour frontispiece and 4 other coloured plates including one fold-out. 10 pages of woodcut illustrations. Colour fold-out map at end of book in very good, undamaged condition. Paper very faintly toned with some light foxing to prelims otherwise an excellent clean, crisp example of this book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fine Binding; 19th century; Inventory No: 19227..

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        MITLA: A Narrative of Incidents and Personal Adventures on a Journey in Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in the Years 1853 to 1855, with Observations on the Modes of Life in Those Countries

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Edited by J.S. Bell. Five chromolithographs, including one folding, with several textual woodcuts and a folding map. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. First edition. Tempsky (1828-68), a Prussian adventurer and talented artist, was educated at the Berlin Military Academy and served many years in the army and later as a mercenary. His wife, Emilia Bell, was born in Greytown, Nicaragua. This work is an interesting account of Tempsky&#39;s journey in Mexico, Tehuantepec, and Central America, and his attempt to portray the inhabitants "in a life-like manner." The text begins with an 1853 sea voyage aboard the French brig Independance from San Francisco to Mazatlan, Mexico. The author had spent the three previous years in California (he has been described as John Sutter&#39;s personal bodyguard). Later, Tempsky immigrated to Australia and then went on to New Zealand, where he was killed in bush fighting against the Maoris. Octavo. The period full calf binding has been expertly rebacked in matching tan calf, with five raised bands and decorative gilt stamping. An ink inscription dated 1861 appears on a prefatory blank leaf. Some dust staining to the top edge. A few minor nicks and scuff to the leather; else very good..

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        Mitla. A Narrative of Incidents and Personal Adventures on a Journey in Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in the Years 1853 to 1855

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, , 1858. With Observations on the Modes of Life in those Countries. Edited by J.S. Bell. Octavo. Contemporary calf by Bickers & Son, red morocco label, low bands with dotted helical twist, compartments gilt, double fillet panel to the boards, small rosette corner-pieces, milled gilt edge-roll, marbled edges and endpapers, blind milling to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers and edges. Chromolithographic frontispiece and 4 other similar plates, one of them folding, 9 wood-engraved plates, 2 wood-engravings to the text, folding map, coloured in outline, at the rear. Lightly rubbed, lightly browned, some foxing to the plates and offsetting from them, overall very good. First edition. Coming from a Prussian military family von Tempsky (1828&#150;1868) was destined for the army, but on leaving cadet school in Berlin he served in his father&#39;s old regiment for just 9 months before heading out to the Mosquito Coast in search of adventure among the German colonists there. "The Mosquito Kingdom had been established with British support before the arrival of the Prussian colonists, and when it came under attack from Nicaraguan forces Tempsky saw action for the first time as an officer in the local militia" (The Encyclopedia of New Zealand). Hearing of the Gold Rush in California von Tempsky set out for San Francisco, arriving in July 1850. He signally failed to make his fortune and in July 1853, "Tempsky decided to return to Bluefields through Mexico, Guatemala and San Salvador &#133; [experiencing] a number of exciting adventures on the 18 month journey. Tempsky kept a record of these events, which later formed the substance of his book, Mitla, published in London in 1858 and illustrated with his own watercolours". He later emigrated to Australia, drifting eventually to New Zealand where he died serving in the Maori War. Despite his brief time there, Tempsky established himself as "one of the most colourful characters of nineteenth century New Zealand". An attractive copy with a contemporary prize bookplate of Billericay Grammar School to the front pastedown.

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        Collection des orchidées les plus remarquables de l'Archipel Indien et du Japon. Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1858[-1859]. Large folio (44.5 x 29 cm). With hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece and 70 lithographed plates, 56 hand-coloured. Contemporary brown half sheepskin.

      Bastin & Brommer 212; Cordier, Japonica, col. 538; NCC (3 copies); Nissen, BBI 175; Pritzel 847; Stafleu & Cowan 569; cf. GFB, p. 50 (Latin edition); Haks & Maris, p. 37. Elaborately illustrated work on the orchids of the Dutch East Indies and Japan, with a double-page plate showing the exuberant Iridorchis gigantea. The plates were produced by such eminent artist as Severeyns and Lauters after drawings by Bik, Blume, Latour, Van Raalten and Wendel. The work, also published in Latin as Flora Javae et insularum adjacentium nova series, was the fruit of Blume's meticulous research conducted in the Dutch East Indies where he was director of the Botanical Garden of Bogor, Java. "This amateur draughtsman and author has been of great significance for his publications ..." (Haks & Maris). Issued in 12 separate parts, 1858-1859. Spine slightly chafed. Otherwise a fine coloured copy of an impressive and beautifully illustrated botanical work.

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        Scenes of Clerical Life

      Domestic Realism, Pathos, and HumorGeorge Eliot?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?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?s Love-Story," and "Janet?s Repentance," which first appeared in Blackwood?s Magazine in 1857. "These at once attracted praise for their domestic realism, pathos, and humour, and speculation about the identity of ?George Eliot?, who was widely supposed to be a clergyman or possibly a clergyman?s wife" (The Oxford Companion to English Literature).Baker & Ross A3.2. Parrish, p. 7. Sadleir 818. Wolff 2062. Stock # 00003

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        Analysen zu den natürlichen Ordnungen der Gewächse und deren sämmtlichen Familien in Europa I. Phanerogamen. Tafelband.

      Erlangen, Palm und Enke, 1858. Titelblatt und 70 kolorierte, lithographierte Tafeln mit 2500 Figuren, 1 Blatt Verbesserungen. 47,5 x 30 cm, Original-Pappband.. Einband fleckig, bestoßen und an den Rückenkanten etwas beschädigt. Bemerkenswert frisch erhaltene Tafeln in schönem Altkolorit. Mit gekröntem Stempel "Marie Therese" auf dem Vorsatz.

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

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

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        Hochgebirgslandschaft mit Gehöft in Tirol.

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

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        Emaux et Camées. Seconde édition augmentée

      Poulet-Malassis et de Broise 1858 In - 12 (17,5 x 11,6 cm), (2) ff. - 230 pp. - (1) ff., demi - veau aubergine foncé, dos lisse orné de filets, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Troisième édition, en partie originale, augmentée de 9 poèmes inédits. L'Edition originale de 1852 chez Didier contenant 18 poèmes, celle de Poulet - Malassis en contient donc 27, dont la Préface (les 2 poèmes ajoutés à la seconde édition en 1853 chez Didier également, n'ont pas été repris, Les Accroche - coeurs et Les Néreides). Les 9 poèmes nouveaux sont : Odelette anacréontique, Fumée, Apollonie, L'Aveugle, Lied, Fantaisies d'hiver, La Source, L'Art, Buchers et tombeaux. Illustré d'un beau frontispice dessiné et gravé à l'eau - forte par Emile Théodore THEROND (Saint - Jean - du - Gard 1821 - ?), représentant un portrait de l'auteur en médaillon, ainsi que de bandeaux et culs - de - lampe gravés sur bois, par le même. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de Théophile Gautier au verso du frontispice : "à Maria Baubry, tendre et long souvenir ". Imprimé sur beau papier. Edition tirée à 1000 exemplaires. (frottements sur le dos, quelques rousseurs légères). / / 12o (17,5 x 11,6 cm), (2) ff. - 230 pp. - (1) ff., dark aubergine half - calf, smooth spine tooled with fillets, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Third edition, partly original, with 9 new poems added. The first edition, published in 1852 by Didier, containing 18 poems, this one by Poulet - Malassis contains 27 poems, including Preface (the 2 poems added to third edition, 1853, also Didier, were not printed in this third edition, "Les Accroche - coeurs" and "Les Néreides"). The 9 new poems are : Odelette anacréontique, Fumée, Apollonie, L'Aveugle, Lied, Fantaisies d'hiver, La Source, L'Art, Buchers et tombeaux. Illustrated with a nice frontispiece, drawn and etched by Emile Théodore THEROND (Saint - Jean - du - Gard 1821 - ?), depicting a medallion portrait of the author, and with wood - engraved heading bands and culs - de - lampe by the same artist. Copy enriched with a sign handwritten dedication by Théophile Gautier on frontispiece verso : "à Maria Baubry, tendre et long souvenir ". Printed on fine paper. Limited printing of 1000 copies. (rubbings on spine, some light spots).

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        Robert E. Lee acknowledges vouchers from his agent, William O. Winston, relating to the estate of his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis, adopted son of George Washington ? Winston was helping Lee hire out his rebellious slaves

      Manuscript Document Signed ?R E Lee / Exr,? 1p, 7.75? x 4.75?. [Arlington House, Virginia, c. 1858] On lined paper, uneven upper edge. Vertical folds do not touch Lee?s bold signature. Fine condition.?Wm. O. Winston has placed in my hands his vouchers as agent for me as exe[cuto]r Negros of Geo. W.P. Custis for the years 1857 and 1858 as also a copy of his accounts for the same years. and has paid to me the balance appearing to be due to me on the account for 1858.?In 1858, Lee was having trouble with some of the slaves at Arlington House who were rebelling against his authority, refusing to obey his orders. In midyear, Lee asked William O. Winston, who had previously helped him as agent with a prior Custis account, to rent three male slaves he was sending to Richmond under guard. If he couldn?t find anyone in the city, he was to hire them out to a farm or send them to work at his Pamunkey River plantations. This document may concern Winston?s vouchers relating to

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        Das heilige Köln. Beschreibung der mittelalterlichen Kunstschätze in seinen Kirchen und Sakristeien, aus dem Bereiche des Goldschniedegewerkes und der Paramentik. Auf Wunsch des Vorstandes des christlichen Kunstvereins der Erzdiöcese Köln herausgegeben.

      T. O. Weigel Verlag, Leipzig, 1858.. Zusammen 389 Seiten (= 20 einzeln paginierte Kapitel). Ursprünglich in Einzellieferungen erschienen (daher die Einzelpaginierung). Mit 48 getönten Lithographien auf Tafeln. Ex-libris im Innendeckel. Marmorierter Halbledereinband. Mit handvergoldeten Bünden und Rückentitel.. Kanten und Ecken mit Läsuren. Einband insgesamt berieben und bestoßen. Seiten im Randbereich etwas altersfleckig. Weiter kompakte, stabile Handwerksarbeit vom Buchbinder. Ein altersentsprechend sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Printing of the Declaration of Independence with engravings of all U.S. Presidents from Washington to Buchanan

      Broadside ?The Declaration of Independence and Portraits of the Presidents,? 1p, 17.75? x 22.75? overall, image 24.5? x 19?. Along bottom edge of image. ?Engraved & Printed by Illman & Sons. 603 Arch St. Philada? [1858] Oval portraits of the first 15 U.S. Presidents encircle the text of the Declaration of Independence and facsimiles of the signatures of all 56 Signers. Ornate floral border. Lightly printed across top are the Presidents? names and years each served; the last pictured and listed and is ?Buchanan. 1857? Vertical tear at top center extends through wide margin into ?1797? of Washington?s last year. Vertical tear in lower center wide blank margin. Tears, which have been mended, do not touch image; proper matting can eliminate all flaws. Very Good condition.A later printing of this broadside had an extra line added in the blank lower margin: ?Ledger Carrier's Annual Greeting to Their Subscribers, 1859.? The ?Public Ledger? was a daily newspaper published in Philadelphia from 1836-

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

      Troy NY: W & L. E. Gurley, 1858. First Edition. Stiff Wrappers. Good. First Edition. [4 - 2 frontispieces], [2-title page], [1]-125, [1-blank], [2-table contents], [I]-XV (supplement to manual, drawing instruments), [5- advertisements]. Original pink (wood-pattern) paper boards, spine mostly perished. Front cover coming detached lower 2 inches. Original publisher&#39;s label on front cover perished. The Fourth Edition of this reference work about Gurley instruments that was continuously published well past 40 editions into the 1940s. The company finally ceased making surveying instruments in 1980, an impressive accomplishment having lived through many technological changes since its&#39; founding in 1845. Instrument catalogues this early are quite rare and difficult to obtain. This is the earliest Gurley catalogue we&#39;ve owned in the last 10 years. A very useful reference for the collector, institution, or dealer. Nicely illustrated throughout. Stiff Wrappers.

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        Het Koninkrijk Der Nederlanden

      Gouda: G.B. Van Goor En Zoonen, 1858 Voorgesteld in eene reeks van naar de natuur geteekende schilderachtige gezichten en beschreeven door J.L.Terwen. 3 Vols. 820 pp. 137 Steel-engraved topographical plates from most towns of the Netherlands. Orig. blue, gilt-stamped, decorative cloth. Spines richly gilt. (imperfections to spine ends) Some foxing (serious in places), some light waterstains, mainly marginal. A Complete copy of one of the most butchered books in the Netherlands, the plates are mostly very decorative and sought after. In spite of the mentioned defects, a very good copy of a scarce work, here in the first edition.

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        Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

      1858. <p>Ricardo, John Lewis (1812-62). A.L.s. to Latimer Clark. [Illegible place-name], April 1, 1858. 4pp. 201 x 129 mm. Remains of mounting present, small paper flaw affecting place name on first page. Provenance: Latimer Clark.</p><p>Ricardo, the nephew of economist David Ricardo, founded the Electric Telegraph Company in 1846 together with William Fothergill Cooke; this was the world&#39;s first public telegraph company. In 1856 the Electric Telegraph Company merged with the International Telegraph Company, becoming the Electric and International Telegraph Company; Latimer Clark worked as an engineer for this company until its annexation by the British government in 1870. Ricardo&#39;s letter to Clark mentions the second attempt to lay the first Atlantic cable, which took place in June 1858. He also refers to the first unsuccessful attempt in 1857: "I hear that the United States cable has not even yet been tested in the water. I am sorry that I can anticipate no other result this year than the disappointment of the last." Origins of Cyberspace 184.</p>

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        La Doctrine Catholique expliquée ou Recueil hebdomadaire de prones, homélies, sermons et instructions pour toutes les époques de l'année chrétienne (10 Tomes) Tomes 1 et 2 : 1re année, Avent 1858 et 1859, Dominicales et sujets de circonstance ; Tome 3 : Volume supplémentaire : Double année pastorale. Homélie sur les évangiles de tous les dimanches de l'année par M. Granet curé archiprêtre de Séderon ; Tomes 4 et 5 : Instructions sur les sacrements, panégyriques, etc. ; Tome 6 : Instructions sur les fê^tes du rit romain, sous la direction de M. l'abbé J. Higounenc ; Tome 7 : Instructions pratiques sur le symbole, par M. l'abbé J. Higounenc ; Tome 8 : Instructions simples et pratiques sur les commandements de Dieu et de l'Eglise par M. l'abbé

      Nouvelle Librairie Catholique, Victor Sarlit 1858 - 10 vol. in-8 reliure demi-basane marron, Nouvelle Librairie Catholique, Victor Sarlit, Paris, 1858-1863 Rare série quasi-complète (un tome 11 : Instructions simples et pratiques sur la grâce et les sacrements, par M. l'abbé Clairin, paraîtra en 1864). Etat très satisfaisant (dos frottés, bon état par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sct. Mikkelskirke i Slagelse.

      Maleri. 1858. 44x52 cm. Usigneret. Indrammet i smuk guldramme.. Tidligere i konsul Johan Hansens samling og solgt fra dennes dødsbosauktion

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        Ved Slagelse.

      Håndskrevet digt skrevet til Frøken Agnes Dunlop ca. 1858. "Ved Slagelse, den gamle Skole-Stad, Just som vi begge to paa Vognen sad, Faldt disse Blade bunden i Bouquet, Brægt fra min Haves bedste Blomster-Plet, Ned til dem - og nu her - hvod nydeligt! Fortællingen derom er strags et Digt ".. Skrevet på titelbladet af Nye Eventyr og Historier. Anden Samling. 1858. Nyere blankt omslag. Frøken Agnes Dunlop (f. på St. Croix 1830 - d. København 1908) var datter af plantageejer John Baltazar Dunlop og var, indtil indgåelsen af ægteskab 1863 med digteren og adjunkt ved Sorø Akademi Michael Rosing, selskabsdame hos Fru Scavenius på Basnæs. Digtet synes ikke at være offentliggjort tidligere

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        ANTIQUITIES OF CHESHIRE IN PHOTOGRAPH, with short descriptive notes: to which are added views of several Ancient Buildings in Shropshire and North Wales.

      Chester and London: Hugh Roberts, Parker, Whittaker and Co., 1858.FIRST EDITION 1858. Folio, 370 x 280 mm, 14½ x 11 inches, pages: [6], 1 - 55; TWENTY FIVE ORIGINAL ALBUMEN MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPHS. Modern black crushed morocco spine, modern brown cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine, new endpapers. Slight rubbing to spine, corners bumped, 3 small closed tears neatly repaired to head of title page, 1 closed tear neatly repaired to bottom edge of half - title, last 2 pages have tiny chips to edges, a few small white marks to edge of upper cover, damp stain affecting the bottom quarter of all pages, affecting 1 corner of all photographs, on 13 photographs the damp stain is visible, on the rest it is not. 2 photographs have slight silvering to edges, foxing to margins of first 2 plates and last plate, foxing to prelims and occasionally to margins. A stained copy of a very rare photography book. Only 1 copy listed as being sold at auction in American Book Prices Current in over 30 years and 2 copies listed in Copac, held at Oxford and Cardiff. See: Helmut Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839 - 1875, page 26, No.83. Bryans undertook to preserve many fine architectural examples which were disappearing at the time of publication, due to wear or the 'improvements' of modern restoration. The photographs include views of halls (Poole, Lower Huxley, Crewe, Dorfold), castles (Conway, Rhuddlan, Caernarvon), abbeys (Haughmond, Buildwas), and historic streets etc. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas in the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois

      Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. A SUPERB COPY in original cloth. Almost immediately after losing the 1858 race for the U.S. Senate to Stephen A. Douglas, Lincoln began collecting reports and transcriptions of his great debates with Douglas as they appeared in various Chicago newspapers. He later handed his notes and records over to the influential Republican operative Oran Follett of Ohio who published them in 1860, just in time for Lincoln&#39;s presidential campaign. The book- a huge success, selling out in only a few months - has been cited as a significant influence in helping Lincoln gain the presidency. First issue, with no rule above publisher&#39;s imprint on copyright page, no ads, and the number "2" at the bottom of page 17. Provenance: With what appears to be the signature on the front free endpaper of Charles Van Rensselaer, a member of the extraordinarily wealthy and influential Van Rensselaer family of New York. Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company, 1860. Octavo, original blind-stamped cloth; custom box. Occasional foxing (much less than usual). Cloth in a remarkable state of preservation. An outstanding copy of a book that is notoriously difficult to find in good condition.

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        TESORO DE LA ESCOPETA, Y DEMAS PERTRECHOS DEL CAZADOR, ó arte de tirar a toda clase de caza, y guia práctica y segura para obtener grandes resultados. Añadido con la higiene y medicina del cazador y las precauciones que debe observar para evitar las desgracias que suelen ocurrir con la escopeta. Obra recopilada por una sociedad de cazadores.

      Imp. Ramón Campuzano. Madrid, 1858 - . 16,5 cm. 67 pág., 2 h. [Sigue:] TESORO DE LOS PERROS DE CAZA ó sea arte de conocer las razas de los perros. Id. Id. Id. 76 pág., 2 h. Ilustr. con grabados, en el texto. [Sigue:] TESORO DEL PAJARERO, ó arte de cazar con toda clase de redes, liga, reclamos, lazos y demas armadijos. Seguido del modo de criar, enseñar y curar las aves menores de pajarera ó canto. Id. Id. Id. 125 pág., 2 h. Ilustr. con grabados, en el texto. [Sigue:] TESORO DEL CAZADOR CON ESCOPETA Y PERRO, ó arte de buscar, perseguir y matar toda clase de caza menor de pelo y volateria. Id. Id. Id. 134 pág., 1 h. Ilustr. con grabados, en el texto. [Sigue:] TESORO DE LA MONTERIA, ó arte de buscar, perseguir y matar la caza mayor. Id. Id. Id. 132 pág., 1 h. Ilustr. con grabados, en el texto. Cinco obras enc. en un vol. en tela de época estampada, deslucida. Restauración en la portada de la primera obra. Ex libris de anterior poseedor. Caza, cinegética. Caça Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español

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        Tagebuch einer Reise vom Mississippi nach den Küsten der Südsee.

      Leipzig: Hermann Mendelssohn, 1858. - 4to., (12 1/8 x 9 5/8 inches). Half title. Fine folding lithographed map after Henry Langewith original hand coloring in outline (slight offsetting). Chromolithographed frontispiece mounted on card, engraved vignette title page (one or two spots), 6 chromolithographed plates mounted on card and six tinted lithographed plates, all after Möllhausen, nine in-text woodcuts (light spotting). Original publisher's blue cloth, title stamped in gilt to front cover, the smooth spine elaborately decorated in gilt (expertly rebacked, one or two pale stains). Provenance: Contemporary manuscript inscription to front free endpaper. First edition. Möllhausen, a Prussian artist, who visited the United States three times in the 1850s, experiences which "gave Möllhausen the material and experiences he used to produce illustrations, diaries, and fiction for nearly fifty years. His works made him enormously popular with Germans of all ages and classes, and he has become known as 'the German Cooper.' After arriving in the United States in 1849 and working in the Midwest, in 1851 Möllhausen traveled through the Plains to Fort Laramie with Prince Paul of Württemberg. He returned to Germany in 1852 with a shipment of wild animals for the Berlin zoo and met Alexander von Humboldt. He soon became a favorite of the old explorer and, bearing a recommendation from Humboldt, returned to the United States, where he joined Lt. Amiel Weeks Whipple's Pacific Railroad survey of the Thirty-fifth parallel as 'topographer or draughtsman.' The party traveled from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54. Möllhausen made several illustrations in the Texas Panhandle that appear in Whipple's report" (Doherty). 'Tagebuch' is Möllhausen's separate account of this expedition with Whipple (Kathleen Doherty for Texas State Historical Association). "In addition to the account in journal form of his experiences as topographer of Whipple's surveying expedition in 1853, there is an account of his experiences in the West in 1851 on a trip from St. Louis to Laramie with Prince Paul of Wurttemberg" (Streeter). Wagner-Camp 305:2; Mintz 582; Streeter sale 5:3134; Howes M713; Wheat, Books of the Gold Rush 145; Graff 2849; Rader 2418; Smith 6908; Farquhar, Colorado River 19b; Sabin 49915; Wheat, Maps of the California Gold Region 268 note; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 956. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS66. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Goethe's sämmtliche Werke in vierzig Bänden (38 Bücher)

      Stuttgart und Tübingen, J. G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1858.. Vollständig neugeordnete Ausgabe, Band 11 + 12 sowie Band 25 +26 in einem Buch; Band 1 bis 7: 1853; Band 8 - 15: 1854; Band 16 - 22: 1855; Band 23 - 29: 1856; Band 30 - 33: 1857; Band 34 - 40: 1858; Band 1: VIII + 322 Seiten; Band 2: X + 363 Seiten; Band 3: IV + 350 Seiten; Band 4: XII + 340 Seiten; Band 5: 300 Seiten; Band 6: XII + 444 Seiten; Band 7: 370 Seiten; Band 8: 372 Seiten; Band 9: 388 Seiten; Band 10: 314 Seiten; Band 11: 207 Seiten; Band 12: 310 Seiten; Band 13: 398 Seiten; Band 14: 274 Seiten; Band 15: 313 Seiten; Band 16: 339 Seiten; Band 17: 404 Seiten; Band 18: 344 Seiten; Band 19: 412 Seiten; Band 20: 260 Seiten; Band 21: 288 Seiten; Band 22: 414 Seiten; Band 23: 404 Seiten; Band 24: IV + 338 Seiten; Band 25: 268 Seiten; Band 26: 346 Seiten; Band 27: 520 Seiten; Band 28: XVI + 387 Seiten; Band 29: VIII + 443 Seiten; Band 30: 480 Seiten; Band 31: IV + 446 Seiten; Band 32: VIII + 459 Seiten; Band 33: VI + 350 Seiten; Band 34: 368 Seiten; Band 35: 459 Seiten; Band 36: VI + 446 Seiten; Band 37: X + 370 Seiten; Band 38: VI + 248 Seiten; Band 39: VIII + 468 Seiten; Band 40: VIII + 552 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe. allgemein: abgegriffen, abgerieben, verschmutzt, fleckig, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, nachgebunden, Kanten und Ecken bestossen, schiefgelesen, Seiten gebräunt, wellig, altersfleckig, sehr viele Markierungen/Notizen, Stempel, ex libris, Frakturschrift, teilweise locker in Bindung, kein Schutzumschlag, mittelmäßiger Zustand

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        History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of Versailles 1713-1783. Fifth edition, revised.

      John Murray, London 1858 - 7 volumes, small 8vo, full contemporary polished tan calf by Bickers & Son, crimson and brown morocco labels on gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers and edges; about fine throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        "History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of Versailles 1713-1783. Fifth edition, revised."

      London: John Murray. 1858. "7 volumes, small 8vo, full contemporary polished tan calf by Bickers & Son, crimson and brown morocco labels on gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers and edges; about fine throughout."

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        Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States Government Expedition.

      London Longman Brown Green Roberts 1858 - First English edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxxi, 352; xi, 397pp., translated by Mrs Percy Sinnett with an introduction by Alexander von Humboldt, folding map, 11 chromolithographed plates, some captions cropped, 12 woodcuts, bound as an Eton College leaving present in contemporary tan calf gilt, spines in six compartments, red and green labels to second and third, others richly gilt, raised bands, small repair to foot of spine, a fine set. A beautiful copy, finely bound. Mollhausen was the artist and topographer accompanying the party led by Lieutenant Amiel Weekes Whipple in the Pacific Railroad Survey Exploration of the thirty-fifth parallel in 1853. This account is generally considered to be more interesting than the officially published accounts. Sabin, 49915; Streeter 3134; Wagner-Camp 305:2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Die Territorien der Mark Brandenburg oder Geschichte der einzelnen Kreise, Städte, Rittergüter und Dörfer in derselben, als Fortsetzung des Landbuchs Kaiser Karls IV. bearbeitet von E. Fidicin, Stadt-Archivar. Band 2 (von 4) separat: I. Geschichte der Stadt und Insel Potsdam. II. Geschichte des Kreises Ober-Barnim.

      Berlin, Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1858. - FLUR 25,5 x 20 cm. Pappband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Titel auf rotem Rückenschild. Der Einband ist stärker bestoßen, die Ecken gestaucht. Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar mit den entspr. Stempeln und Signaturen. XI (+I), 170 Seiten mit 3 farbigen, ausfaltbaren Karten / XVI, 101 Seiten mit 1 ausfaltbaren, grenzcolorierten historischen Karte des Barnimschen Kreises. Das Papier ist leicht randgebräunt. Der Innenzustand dieses seltenen Werkes ist insgesamt sauber und gut. Karten zu Teil I: Die Insel Potsdam zur Wendenzeit / Das alte Haus zu Potsdam / Das alte (vor 1660) und neue Potsdam // Teil II: mitpaginierte Beilagen - Schloß, Amt und Stadt Biesenthal / Nachweisung aller Ortschaften des Kreises Ober-Barnim, nebst Angabe ihrer frühern und jetzigen Bevölkerung. Mit Ortsregister und Personenregister. 900

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Sammlung architektonischer Entwürfe enthaltend theils Werke, welche ausgeführt sind, theils Gegenstände, deren Ausführung beabsichtigt wurden von Carl Friedrich Schinkel. Neue vollständige Ausgabe in CLXXIV Tafeln. Berlin, Ernst & Korn 1858. 2 Bde. Quer-Folio. 11 S. u. 174 (170 radierten und 4 lithographierten) Tafeln. Orig.-Halblederbde.

      . . Prachtvolles Architekturwerk, das bedeutendste Buchwerk Schinkels in einem kompletten Exemplar mit allen 174 Tafeln. Die großformatigen Blätter zeigen Pläne und reizvolle Ansichten in Umrißstichen mit landschaftlicher und figürlicher Staffage. Unter den wichtigsten Berliner Ansichten sind das Museum, das Schauspielhaus, die Neue Wache, die Bauschule, Schlößchen Tegel sowie weitere bedeutende Bauwerke aus Berlin und den preußischen Provinzen. Sehr gutes, komplettes Exemplar des seltenen Werkes in Orig.-Halblederbänden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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