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        Erinnerung an den historischen Festzug zur Feyer des 700jährigen Jubiläums der Gründung der Stadt München.

      München, Max Ravizza, 1858.. Original-Umschlagtitel, 14 handkolorierte lithographierte Tafeln mit Darstellung der Festzugsteilnehmer, pro Blatt jeweils 2 Reihen untereinander. Beigebunden: Programmn über den Festzug zur siebenhundertjährigen Jubiläums-Feier, 10 Seiten. Leinen der Zeit mit montiertem Deckelmedaillon aus Metall, 36 x 44 cm.. Nach den Originalskizzen Münchner Künstler lithographirt unter Leitung von A. Muttenthaler. - Sauberes, gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        Scènes de la vie américaine, description de la Guyane Hollandaise.

      Bruxelles, Bruylant-Christophe et Comp., (ca.1858).Folio. Original pictorial boards (spine half cloth). With 100 views and illustrations on 50 full-page lithographed plates, including the fine frontispiece, by Madou and Lauters after the author (margins browned, not affecting the image). 96 pp.* First published in Bruxelles in 1839 with the title: Voyage a Surinam. - Benoit was born in 1782 in Antwerp and died in Brussels in 1854. His stay in Surinam was a private enterprise, probably in 1831. Judging from the many journeys he made into the interior and the time he spent among the Indians and Bush negroes and in the town of Paramaribo, he must have stayed in Surinam for many months. He does not refrain from pointing out the many difficulties, dangers and privations he managed to overcome during that period. Benoit belonged to the opponents of the abolition of slavery. He cannot avoid picturing the harsh and cruel daily existence of the slaves and explaining why they run away, revolt against their masters and are filled with hatred towards the whites. When describing their dance-festivals, he says that the need to find an outlet for their misery accounts for the frenzy with which they throw themselves into it. He produced a large number of charming and meticulous drawings during his stay. This very attractive set of views of Surinam include fine scenes of native life, showing costumes, dwellings, ceremonies, festivals, recreations, interiors, utensils, etc. of the negro- and Indian population and the Dutch planters. There are also several views of Paramaribo, plantation houses, a slave auction, and public buildings in Surinam. A remarkable collection of handsome lithographed views depicting plantation life in Surinam. Suriname-Catalogus UB Amsterdam 0579; See Introduction of the reprint edition by Silvia W. de Groot; Cf. Sabin 4737; Muller, America, 1460.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        Ved Slagelse.

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

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        Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche zeewezen. 2e druk. Vermeerderd met de nagelaten aanteekeningen .. en uitgegeven onder toezicht van J.K.J. de Jonge.

      Haarlem, A.C. Kruseman, 1858 - 1862.6 volumes in 5 (including index volume). Original half cloth (rebacked with the original spines mounted), with the original printed wrapper mounted on front. With 5 engraved title-pages, 14 maps and plates (mostly folding) and 45 portraits (foxed as usual).* Second and best edition. - 'The most authentic history of the Dutch marine, founded entirely on documents of the Royal Archives. It is the more important as many of these documents were consumed, after the publication of the work, in the great fire of 1853, which destroyed a part of the Archives. Its value for the American collector needs not to be specified, as it contains very ample material for the history of the West-India-Company, the early expeditions to America, the wars with the Spaniards and Portuguese there, and the transmarine colonies. Many of the fine portraits are taken from old pictures, drawings, and very rare plates, not known before' (Muller, America, p.87).Cat. NHSM I, p.353; Sabin 36635.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        IONICA [bound with:] IONICA II

      London & Cambridge: Smith, Elder [&] Privately printed, 1858 & 1877.. London & Cambridge: Smith, Elder [&] Privately printed, 1858 & 1877.. iv,116,[52]pp. 12mo. Two volumes bound in one. 19th century green morocco, t.e.g., by Riviere. Binding somewhat sunned and rubbed, with small chip at crown, foxing early and late, early gift inscription on front binder's blank, but a good copy. First edition of each part, the latter privately printed for the author at the Cambridge University Press. The chief poetical works by one of the literary precursors of the Uranians, and the actual mentor to several of its chief representatives. The relative scarcity of the second part exceeds that of the first part by several orders of magnitude. The gift inscription reads: "E.L. Sanderson from E.H.D. with best love Feb. 1st 1888." D'ARCH SMITH, LOVE IN EARNEST, passim. HAYWARD 275.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Wuthering Heights & Agnes Grey

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1858. London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1858. With a Preface, and Memoir of Both Authors by Currer Bell [Charlotte Brontë]. A New Edition. Octavo (103 × 165 mm). Contemporary buff half calf, buff morocco label, spine lettered in gilt, raised gilt bands, marbled boards, edges speckled in red. Spine and boards a little scuffed, otherwise an excellent copy. An attractive early edition featuring Charlotte's Brontë's memoirs of her sisters. These two novels, as well as Jane Eyre, were originally published in 1847, and quickly became available in Smith, Elder and Company's standardized and less expensive editions.

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        Klinik der Leberkrankheiten.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg, 1858-1861.. 2 Bände + 2 Atlasbände. Gr.-8° u. 4°. XVII(1) S. (verbunden), 409 S.; XIV, 549(1) S.; 20 S.; 22 S. Mit 26 farbig gedruckten und handkol. Stahlstichtafeln von H. Bruch. Orig.-Leinen- und Halbleinenbände (angestaubt, berieben und bestossen).. Norman 839. - Garrison & Morton 3620. - Hirsch II, 437. - Erste Ausgabe. Klassische Monographie der Leberkrankheiten. Friedrich Theodor Frerichs (1819-1885) war ab 1849 für zwei Jahre Direktor der inneren Klinik in Kiel und danach in Breslau. 1859 wurde er der Nachfolger Schoenleins in Berlin, wo er bis kurz vor seinem Tod als Professor der Pathologie tätig war. Die detailreichen Abbildungen der kranken Leber zeugen von genauen Beobachtungen vor allem während seiner Breslauer Zeit, wo er selber zwischen 500 und 600 Sektionen durchführte. "Frerich's classic monograph on diseases of the liver summarized the existing knowledge and included his own important work on the subject. He discovered leucine and tyrosine in the liver in acute yellow atrophy, a condition to which he devoted much study. Frerichs was Professor of Pathology at Berlin and enjoyed a great reputation; more than any other man he was responsible for the development of scientific teaching in Germany" (G & M). - Die Textbände mit Bibliotheksstempeln und Rückenschildern. Der Rücken von Band I mit Leinenenkleber (unfachmännisch) restauriert. Zum Teil stock- und fingerfleckig. Die Bindung der Tafelbände gelockert und einige Tafeln und Seiten lose. -Resume: First edition. 2 vol. text and 2 vol. plates. Original half cloth and cloth binding (rubbed and bumped). Text volumes ex library copies, stamped and library accession number on back. Some of the plates loose. Throughout foxed and fingerstained.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Les pétrifications d'Ésino, ou Description des fossiles appartenant au dépôt triasique supérieur des environs d'Ésino en Lombardie. Divisés en quatre monographies comprenant les gastéropodes, les acéphales, les brachiopodes, les céphalopodes, les crinoïdes, les zoophytes et les amorphozoaires. [Paléontologie lombarde. 1e Série].

      Imprimerie de Joseph Bernardoni, 1858-1860., Milan, - In-4° (cm. 31), legatura del XX secolo in t. tela azzurra con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso blu; pp. XI [1b.] 151 [1] in ottimo stato, con 31 tavole litografiche f.t. in nero (raffiguranti fossili) e 1 tavola litografica f.t. a colori (carta geologica del territorio intorno alla Val d'Esino) tutte della litografia Corbetta, infine 1 tavola di tabella f.t. a colori (legenda della carta); impercettibili e sporadiche fioriture. Prima edizione della prima serie della Paleontologie lombarde, che fece apprezzare Stoppani in tutta Europa come creatore della paleontologia lombarda [cfr. P. Buzzoni. Studii sulla Lombardia. In La Cronaca di scienze, lettere, arti, economia, industria 4, fasc. 24, 1858, p. 103]. Documenta le paleofaune delle rocce lombarde alle pendici delle Grigne, ancora sconosciute, mettendole in rapporto con particolari terreni e sostenendo l?unità geognostica ed orografica dell?arco alpino lombardo-svizzero. Cfr. Paglianini III, 578. Esemplare molto buono.

      [Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi]
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        Poetry of the Bells

      Cambridge, Mass. - Riverside Press, Printed in Aid of the Cambridge Chime by H. O. Houghton and Company, 1858. Cambridge, Mass. - Riverside Press, Printed in Aid of the Cambridge Chime by H. O. Houghton and Company, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce little decorative collection of poetry; a presentation copy from the Editor. Bound incloth with gilt lettering, gilt and blindstamped decoration. With an ink inscription to the front free-endpaper, 'With the Editor's Respect, Dec. 28 1858'. A Samuel Batchelder, 1784-1879, was a prominent New England cotton manufacturer. Condition: The text binding is tight and firm. The front hinge is strained, with splits to the cloth. There is some wear to the extremities, with some rubbing and bumping. Internally the pages have some mild browning with foxing. With browned tidemarks to the endpapers. Overall the condition is good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Blankenese, 2. VII. 1906. Gr.-4°. 1 1/2 Seiten. Gedruckter Briefkopf.

      . . An den Drucker Johannes Baensch-Drugulin (1858-1945) in Leipzig. Er bespricht ausführlich typographische Fragen zu seiner bei S. Fischer erscheinenden zehnbändigen Werkausgabe: "[...] Die Conturlettern sind gut geschnitten; [...]" Über Kolumnentitel, Schriftgrad und -art. - Der Brief dokumentiert, wie intensiv sich Dehmel mit der Gestaltung seiner Bücher befasste. Bereits am 22. Dezember 1905 hatte er den Buchkünstler Walter Tiemann mit der künstlerischen Austattung der Gesamtausgabe beauftragt (cf. Ausgewählte Briefe Nr. 447). Die Auseinandersetzungen zwischen Autor und Drucker ließen seinen neuen Verleger, S. Fischer, erstaunen: Satzspiegel, Doppeltitel u. Verlagssignet (von Dehmel als "Pfefferkuchen-Ornament" verspottet), Einbandarten, Leseband, Goldschnitt und Preis wurden heftigst diskutiert. Der Streit gipfelte in der Frage der Gestaltung des "Flammenbechers", des Dichters persönliches Signet. Trotz aller Widrigkeiten begann mit der Werkausgabe, 1906-09 erschienen, die langjährige, gedeihliche Zusammenarbeit zwischen Verleger und Autor. - Gelocht. 2 geringe Fehlstellen durch Tintenfraß.

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        Histoire Des Trois Premiers Si?cles De L'?glise Chr?tienne

      - Paris - Librairie de Ch. Meyrueis et Comp., 1858. - Paris - Librairie de Ch. Meyrueis et Comp., 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The history of the first three centuries of the Christian church, in French. Edmond Dehault de Pressens (January 7, 1824 - April 8, 1891) was a French Protestant leader. He was a powerful preacher and political orator; from 1871 he was a member of the National Assembly, and from 1883 a life senator. In 1891 he was elected a member of the Acadmie des sciences morales et politiques. Pressens laboured for the revival of biblical studies. He contended that the Evangelical Church ought to be independent of the power of the state. In 1854 he founded the Revue chrtienne, and in 1866 the Bulletin idologique. His works include: Histoire des trois premiers sicles de l'glise chrtienne (6 vols. 1856-1877; new ed. 1887-1889), L'glise et la Rvolution franaise (1864), Jsus-Christ, son temps, sa vie, son uvre (against Ernest Renan, 1866), Les Origines, le problme de la connaissance; le problme cosmologique (1883). Comprised of first series (two volumes) and second series (two volumes). The third and fourth series are missing. Series two covers the struggle of Christianity against the existing pagan religion, and Christian martyrs. Condition: In half-calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally sound, with some light rubbing and some wear to the boards and spines. Internally, firmly bound. Armorial bookplate of G. E. Marindin to front pastedowns. Pages are bright, with some scattered spotting throughout (particularly to endpapers). Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Dictionnaire Raisonne du Mobilier Francais de l?Epoque Carlovingienne a la Renaissance

      Paris: Bance, Editeur, 1858. Paris: Bance, Editeur, 1858. First Edition of the first volume in what was to become a six volume series by the French architect and theorist. Profusely illustrated in color and black-and-white. The artist John Singer Sargent?s copy with his bookplate on the front paste-down. In addition, the volume has the attractive, engraved bookplate of Keith Merrill, one-time American Consul in London, featuring boats, books, dogs, and stately homes. Light foxing throughout; slightly rubbed three-quarter green leather with raised bands and gilt decoration.

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        Grand Extra Fashionable Night, on Wednesday Oct. 13th, 1858 - Establishment of a Poor Box at the Town Hall

      Margate: Denne (Printer), 1858. Margate: Denne (Printer), 1858. Theatre broadside, printed on silk, approx. 240mm x 750mm in size. Some wear to edges, slightly stained to reverse, but generally quite bright and clean. Attractive 'charity' theatre night, organised by Richard Thorne (and seemingly starring several members of his family), for the establishment of a Poor Box in Margate, he notes that the "rising importance of Margate (now a Corporate Borough) demands an advance of its interests, and I think if this object be effectively carried out, it will be a step in the right direction ... there cannot be a more gratifying or convincing proof of the admirable working of the system, or the estimation in which it is held by the Public, than the almost daily advertisement of liberal sums having been forwarded from noble or charitable persons. A Poor Box will give the Justices the opportunity of relieving necessitous cases, and if the Public will respond to this appeal, Margate will have the honour of taking the lead amongst County Boroughs in establishing so desirable an Institution". First Edition. Unbound. Good+. Silk Printing.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Ugentlige Blade. Nr. 1-65.

      . (Det udkomne). 1858-59. 4to. [4] + 780 s. Ubeskaret eksemplar med bred margin indbundet i nyt privat papirbind med skindtitelfelt pa ryggen. * Blandt de större bidrag af udgiveres selv kan naevnes hans interessante literaturhistoriske oversigt "Poesien i Danmark efter 1814" og den store fortaelling "Johannes Johnsen, löse Blade af nogle samtidiges Liv", der i 1860 udkom i bogform. Blandt det övrige indhold kan bl.a. naevnes "Kjöbenhavns Volde", "Damernes Klaededragt", "Af en Reisendes Dagböger og Breve" og "Et og andet om Skuespillerens Kunst"..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Correspondance de Napoléon Ier, publiée par ordre de l'empereur Napoléon III.

      Paris, Imprimerie impériale 1858 - 32 volumes in-4 [290 x 215 mm]. Collation : Demi-basane verte, dos lisse orné. (Reliure de l'époque.) Edition originale. Collection complète. Chaque volume de 700 à 800 pages. Les 4 derniers volumes sont consacrés aux oeuvres de Napoléon à Sainte-Hélène. Couleur du dos de la reliure un peu passée. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        La vie de N. S. Jésus-Christ écrite par les quatre evangélistes,coordonnée,expliquée et développée par les ss. Pères,les docteurs,et les orateurs plus célèbres. Et les hommes les plus éminents qui aient paru dans l'Eglise sous les temps apostoliques jusqu'à

      Abel Pilon,Editeur., 1858. Abel Pilon,Editeur., 1858. cartonnée noire editeur 2 ouvrages. Dédié à Notre Saint Père Le Pape;et illustré de 130 gravures sur acier tirées sur papier de Chine,provenant des dessins de la rare et précieuse collection de P. Jérome Natalis,S. J. approuvée par une bulle spéciale du Souverain Pontife Clément VIII. 2 ouvrages de 313par 285mm. reliure cartonnée noire avec un croix impriméesur les plats. dos cuir titres dorés. Toutes les tranches dorées. Etat REMARQUABLE. Aucune rousseur.

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        Royal Engineers - Army Commission and Framed Portrait - SIGNED BY QUEEN VICTORIA

      England 1858 - Army Commission Signed by Queen Victoria With Portrait of Captain Daubuz Bengal Army to Royal Engineers 1862 London, 19 April 1862. Army commission signed in the original by Queen Victoria, at the Court of Saint James's, together with original framed portrait of Lieutenant Daubuz of the Royal Engineers Corps, to whom the certificate is issued. Qto. Single leaf, printed War Office certificate of appointment completed in manuscript, bearing revenue stamps and measuring approximately 35 x 24 cm, with clerk annotations to verso. Frame measures 19,5 x 23 cm. Slight age toning, document folded, otherwise in very good condition. Robert Claude Baril Daubuz (1837-1916) gained the rank of Captain in the esteemed service of the Royal Engineers, having first served and lived for a time in Kolkata, West Bengal, with the Bengal Engineers. In December 1856, at nineteen years of age and then a cadet of the East India Company's Service, he began his career with the Royal Army, being placed under the command of Colonel Sandham at Chatham, to learn the art of sapping and mining. On 27 August 1858 he was promoted to Lieutenant of the Bengal Engineers, and as confirmed by this document, incorporated with the same rank of Lieutenant in 1862 into the Corps of Royal Engineers. On 10 November 1869 he was promoted to second captain, 16 June 1875 he retired with a pension, and by 15 February 1879 he had resigned his commission as Captain-Commandant of the Submarine Miners, Hampshire Station. He is buried at the Ryde Cemetery, Isle of Wight.

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        Die Zeichnungsübung, um 1864

      . Bleistift mit Weißhöhung und Aquarell auf Transparentpapier, unten rechts signiert: "A. Göbel", 11,9 x 13,8 cm. Diese Zeichnung ist ein treffendes Beispiel für Angbilbert Göbels meisterhaften Umgang mit dem Bleistift. Spontaneität und Genauigkeit vereinen sich hier in einem spannungsreich vernetzten Liniengefüge. Für Benno Reifenberg hat Göbel, dem er einen Text widmete, "die Bleistiftstriche wie Seidenfäden" versponnen und eben dies charakterisiert auch dieses Blatt. Göbel hat hier vermutlich seine beiden Kinder Oskar (geb. 1858) und Thekla (geb. um 1860) beim Zeichnen dargestellt. Eine im Städel Museum verwahrte seitenverkehrte Wiederholung unseres Blattes ist auf das Jahr 1864 datiert, was auch für unsere Arbeit ein entsprechendes Entstehungsjahr vermuten lässt. Doch die Zeichnung zeigt nicht nur eine aparte Zeichenübung. Sie ist auch eine Auseinandersetzung mit Traditionen. Der junge Zeichner im Zwiegespräch mit der Totenmaske Dantes betont zwar den Kontakt mit der Vergangenheit und es entspricht der romantischen Verehrung Dantes, dass dieser und nicht etwa eine antike Statue kopiert wird. Doch es ist eben auch die Totenmaske des Dichters, die deutlich das Vergangene artikuliert. Für die jungen Künstler kann sie als Studienobjekt dienen, doch von ihr geht keine Inspiration aus. Sie ist ein Requisit unter vielen. Angilbert Göbel hat dies in seinem eigenen Schaffen vorgelebt: Nicht die Historie ist für ihn von Interesse, sondern das wirkliche Leben. Wie gekonnt er dies im Bild umsetzten konnte, zeigt auch unsere wunderbare Zeichnung, die trotz der vermeintlichen Alltagsszene einen Bedeutungshorizont vermittelt, der weit über das bloß Dargestellte hinaus geht.

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        Paved with Gold

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1858. London - Chapman and Hall, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this novel by Augustus Mayhew. Augustus Septimus Mayhew (1826 25 December 1875) was an English journalist and author, born in London. He wrote in collaboration with his brother Henry. His individual productions include Paved with Gold, or the Romance and Reality of the London Streets (1858) and Faces for Fortunes (three volumes, 1865). Divided into three parts, this is a tale of London life in the mid-Victorian era. Illustrated by H. K. Browne, a. k. a. 'Phiz'. Condition: In a brown cloth binding. Externally sound, though with some marks to the boards and wear to the head and tail of the spine. Corners are slightly bumped. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered spotting and the odd patch of foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        The News Letter of Australasia; or Narrative of Events: A Letter to Send to Friends. April 1858

      Melbourne: John P. Brown, 1858.. Melbourne:: John P. Brown,. 1858.. Very good condition. A single cover sheet together with a four page news letter, the cover decorated with large engraving titled "Gold Diggers' Puddling Machine", showing gold diggers working with two of the horse drawn machines. Text below explains the process of gold washing, or puddling: "Our sketch illustrates the Gold-washing process, commonly known as Puddling. The machine, if such a simple arrangement can be so called, consists of a large circular, or rather annular trough, in which are two or more heavily loaded harrows. These are dragged round by a beam to which a horse is harnessed. The washing stuff is thrown into the trough, and then worked up with water into a state of coarse pulp. It is then removed to the long tom or other apparatus to be washed, by being thoroughly agitated with water until the clay has been washed away, and the gold left with the other heavy substances at the bottom. The deposit is then removed for final washing." Number XXII April 1858. On cream color tissue paper, 8 1/4 x 10 1/2". & & [With] Four page news letter, with the following note under the section pertaining to Western Australia: "From this dull colony we have no news except the arrival of a bishop and a schoolmaster, and the discovery (?) of gold". This refers the founder of the Hale School, the first bishop of Western Australia, Mathew Blagden Hale (1811 - 1895), who founded his Collegiate School in June 1858. Hale was founded on the model of the Collegiate School of St. Peter in Adelaide; it was known as the 'Bishop's School' and struggled, according to Hale because "[T]here is no such thing as convincing people that education pays. Making their sons messengers on a sheep station pays, and that settles the question". (A. De Q. Robin, Australian Dictionary of Biography). Today, Hale School is the oldest private boys' school in Western Australia, while sheep stations have to deal with the competition with synthetic fabrics. Slightly toned at bottom edge of the four page newsletter; not affecting text.

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        DEN DANSKE ARMEE. 40 Illuminerede Blade.

      . [The Danish Army. 40 illuminated leaves]. Kbhvn.: Chr. Steen & Söns Forlag 1858. Med litograferet titelblad (17 x 12 cm) og 40 handkolorerede litografier. (Alle 9 x 11 cm). Uniformsbillederne er alle opklaebede pa karton og indsat i et senere smukt rödt halvlaederbind i kvartformat med marmorerede permer. <br>With lithographed titlepage (17x12 cm) and 40 handcoloured lithographs (all 9x11 cm). Mounted on paste boards and bound in later nice red halfleatherbinding with marbled boards. * Livgarde til Hest, Paradedragt. - Livgarde til Hest. - Livgarde til Fods, Paradedragt. - Livgarde til Fods. - Livgarde til Hest, Undercorporal, Fourageerdragt. - Husar, Fourageerdragt. - Husar, Paradedragt. - Husar. - Garde til Fods, Vinterdragt, Sc. Lieutenant. - Artillerie, Galla, Major. - Dragon, Galla, Ritmester. - Generalstaben, Capitain. - Ingenieur, Capitain. - Guide. - Infanteri, Sc. Lieutenant. - Jaeger, Galla, Pr. Lieutenant. - Dragon, Overvagtmester (Vinterdragt). - Dragon. - Dragon, Undercorporal (Fourageerdragt). - Livgarde til Fods (Arbeidsdragt). - Artillerist, Trompeter (Vinterdragt). - Artillerist, Constabel. - Artillerist (Arbeidsdragt). - Arillerist, Trainconstabel. - Linie Infanterist. - Linie Infanterist, (Vinterdragt, Undercorporal). - Jaeger. - Linie Infanterist (Arbeidsdragt). - Jaeger (Arbeidsdragt). - Ingeniur. - Ingeniur (Arbeidsdragt). - Ingeniur (Arbeidsdragt, Oversapueur). - Livjaeger. - Livcorpset. - Borgerligt Infanterie, Sergeant. - Brandcorpset, Fanepost. - Livjaeger, Capitain. - Brandcoprset, Major. - Borgerligt Artillerie, Sec. Lieutenant. - Borgerligt Infanterie, Pr. Lieutenant.<br>Hiler, pp. 217..

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        The Works of Oliver Goldsmith

      London and Glasgow - Richard Griffin and Company, 1858. London and Glasgow - Richard Griffin and Company, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the complete works of the playwright and essayist Oliver Goldsmith. This volume containshis plays, letters, essays and short stories, with an introductory memoir by William Spalding. Complete with folded facsimile of Golding&#39;s letter to his publishers anda frontis engraving of the author, and vignette title pages to the start of each section of the book. Condition: In a decorative green cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally attractive with some shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Neat copperplate ink inscription to free endpaper. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Geschichte von Ost-Asien (3 Bände).

      F.A. Brockhaus, Lpz., 1858/60.. Für Freunde der Geschichte der Menschheit. XXIV, 465; VIII, 814; VIII, 727 S., HLdr. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, gr.-8vo,. Einb. etwas ber., St. verso Titel "F.F. Bibliothek Donaueschingen", sonst gut. Die voluminöse Frucht einer fast 10-jährigen Arbeit. Mit bewunderungswürdigem Fleiß studierte Kaeuffer (1793-1865) die ihm zugängliche Literatur zur ostasiatischen Geschichte, Geographie, Kultur, Philosophie und Religion. Aus ihr entwarf er ein ganzheitliches Bild der Geschichte Ostasiens. Stark von humanistischen Geist geprägt sah er in der Berührung der westlichen Kultur mit der des Ostens eine Chance für die Menschheit zu "höherem und edlerem" Bewußtsein zu gelangen.

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        The News Letter of Australasia; or Narrative of Events: A Letter to Send to Friends. April 1858.

      John P. Brown,, Melbourne: 1858 - A single cover sheet together with a four page news letter, the cover decorated with large engraving titled "Gold Diggers' Puddling Machine", showing gold diggers working with two of the horse drawn machines. Text below explains the process of gold washing, or puddling: "Our sketch illustrates the Gold-washing process, commonly known as Puddling. The machine, if such a simple arrangement can be so called, consists of a large circular, or rather annular trough, in which are two or more heavily loaded harrows. These are dragged round by a beam to which a horse is harnessed. The washing stuff is thrown into the trough, and then worked up with water into a state of coarse pulp. It is then removed to the long tom or other apparatus to be washed, by being thoroughly agitated with water until the clay has been washed away, and the gold left with the other heavy substances at the bottom. The deposit is then removed for final washing." Number XXII April 1858. On cream color tissue paper, 8 1/4 x 10 1/2". [With] Four page news letter, with the following note under the section pertaining to Western Australia: "From this dull colony we have no news except the arrival of a bishop and a schoolmaster, and the discovery (?) of gold". This refers the founder of the Hale School, the first bishop of Western Australia, Mathew Blagden Hale (1811 - 1895), who founded his Collegiate School in June 1858. Hale was founded on the model of the Collegiate School of St. Peter in Adelaide; it was known as the 'Bishop's School' and struggled, according to Hale because "[T]here is no such thing as convincing people that education pays. Making their sons messengers on a sheep station pays, and that settles the question". (A. De Q. Robin, Australian Dictionary of Biography). Today, Hale School is the oldest private boys' school in Western Australia, while sheep stations have to deal with the competition with synthetic fabrics. Slightly toned at bottom edge of the four page newsletter; not affecting text.

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        Lalla Rookh

      London - Longman, Brown et al., 1858. London - Longman, Brown et al., 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An epic romantic poem from Thomas Moore, Irish poet and entertainer. The work consists of four narrative poems with a connecting tale in prose. Engaged to the young king of Bactria, Lalla Rookh goes forth to meet him, but falls in love with Feramorz, a poet from her entourage. The bulk of the work consists of four interpolated tales sung by the poet: The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan (loosely based upon the story of Al-Muqanna), Paradise and the Peri, The Fire-Worshippers, and The Light of the Harem. When Lalla Rookh enters the palace of her bridegroom she swoons away, but revives at the sound of a familiar voice. She awakes with rapture to find that the poet she loves is none other than the prince to whom she is engaged. Illustrated throughout with black-and white illustrations andthirteen plates by various artists, including a frontispiece of the protagonistwith tissue guard. Condition: In a green cloth binding. Externally sound, with some marks to the boards and some shelfwear to the spine. Front joint starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate of R. W. Kennon to front pastedown. Some hinges strained, but firm. Pages are generally bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: GOOD.

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        La Chute d&#39;un Ange

      Paris - L. Hachette, 1858. Paris - L. Hachette, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of &#39;La Chute d&#39;un Ange&#39; by M. de Lamatine. Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine (21 October 1790 28 February 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic. He worked for the French embassy in Italy andwas elected a member of the Acadmie franaise. In French. Condition: In a blind stamped half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound, bright and lightly spotted throughout. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Geschichte der HANDFEUERWAFFEN. Eine Darstellung des Entwicklungsganges der Handfeuerwaffen von ihrem Entstehen bis auf die Neuzeit bearbeitet von J. Schön. Mit 32 erläuternten Tafeln (133 Figuren auf 32 ausklappbaren, doppelblatt grossen Tafeln) (Auf den Tafeln zum Teil kleine, schwache, saubere Bleistift Bemerkungen die gut ausradiert werden können (Die aber eventuell von Interesse sind ?)

      / Dresden, Verlagsbuchhandlung von Rudolf Kuntze, 1858. / 22x26 cm / X S., 182 S. plus die 32 Tafeln / Späterer Halbleder-Einband rötlich marmoriert mit Rückentitel auf braunem Papier Rückenschildchen (Einband leichte/geringe Gebrauchsspuren, Rückenschild etwas angebräunt, altersfleckig, Letzte Tafel: In der Mitte der Tafel ein Einriss fachmännisch restauriert, Tafelseitig (vor- und rückseitig) mit schwächerer sichtbarer Stelle (aussehen wie Bleistift) jedoch keine Verluste der Darstellungen. Buchblock und Inhalt sowie die restlichen Tafeln satt, sauber und sehr gut, nahezu neuwertig erhalten) ***Preis in SFR: 480.--***. *****J. SCHÖN: Hauptmann in der Königlich Sächsischen Leib - Infanterie - Brigade, Ritter des Kaiserlich Brasilianischen Rosenordens***** (INHALT: Vorwort; I. Geschichtlicher Nachweis über die früheste Anwendung des Schiesspulvers bis zum Gebrauche der Handfeuerwaffen; II. Von den ersten Handfeuerwaffen bis mit der Erfindung des Luntenschlosses; Von der Erfindung des Radschlosses bis zu der des französischen Batterieschlosses; IV. Von der Erfindung des französischen Gewehrschlosses bis mit der Einführung der eisernen Ladestöcke und des conischen (konischen) Zündlochs; V. Verbesserung der Feuerwaffen, Percussionirung und Zustand derselben bis auf die neuere Zeit)

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        The Baronial Halls and Ancient Picturesque Edifices of England.

      . From Drawings by J. D. Harding, G. Cattermole, S. Prout, W. Müller, J. Holland, and other eminent Artists. Executed in coloured lithotints, by Day and Son and Hanhart. Embellished with numerous Engravings on Wood. London: Willis and Sotheran 1858. Illustrated with textual wood engravings together with numerous full-page tinted lithographs. Folio. Publisher's halfleather with clothboards, goldprint on spines and frontboards, all edges gilt. Bindings marked of use, inner hinge loose in volume 2..

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        Epid?mies et ?ph?m?rides

      Paris - J.-B. Baillere et Fils, 1858. Paris - J.-B. Baillere et Fils, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this important work on epidemiology. In French. With an introduction and notes by the translator. Guillaume de Baillou (Latin: Ballonius) (15381616) was a French physician who was a native of Paris. He is considered to be the first epidemiologist since Hippocrates, and is credited as the founder of modern epidemiology. He did extensive studies of epidemics that plagued Paris, and is additionally credited with providing the first clinical description of pertussis (whooping cough) in 1578. Condition: In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally quite smart, though with some spotting to the boards. Label to spine. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to title pages. Pages are bright, though with some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Die Schiffbaukunst in ihrem ganzen Umfange. 2 Bände.

      Hamburg, Salomon, 1858.. (23 x 15 cm). VI, 183 S./ (6) 169 S. Mit 10 mehrfach gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln. Moderne Halbleinwandbände im Stil der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe. - Der erste Teil behandelt die Theorie u.a. mit den Kapiteln Hauptdimensionen der Schiffe, Deplacement und dessen Gravitäts-Zentrum, Widerstand des Wassers, das Steuer, das Segelsystem, Konstruktion und Bemastung der Dampfschiffe, die Hamburger Schiffsvermessung etc. Der zweite Teil beschreibt die Praxis u.a. mit den Kapiteln Schiffbau-Materialien, Abschnürung und Ausbau des Schiffes, eiserne Schiffe, die Zutakelung, Anker und Ankerketten etc. - Stempel auf Titeln. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Tafeln im Falz teils hinterlegt, sonst gut erhalten

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        Two autograph letters signed 'Tho. Hamilton'

      New York 1858 - Two leaves, variously sized, on "Office of the American Abolition Society" and "Office of Anglo-African (in holograph)" letterhead; April 24, 1858, June 23, 1860; approximately 300 words; folded, unpublished --- Foreseeing that "our cause demands our own advocacy," black publisher and community leader Thomas Hamilton (1823-1865) founded the "Anglo-African Magazine" in January 1859. Monthly contributors included Martin Robison Delany, Frederick Douglass, William Cooper Nell, and James McCune Smit. When first introducing the short-lived periodical, Hamilton vowed: "Man must be free! If not through Law, why then above Law." Nine months before the first issue of "The Anglo-African Magazine" appeared, Thomas Hamilton commenced negotiations to purchase a schoolhouse for black children in Jamaica, Long Island. In April 1858, he requested that a colleague contact the chairman of the board of education and several trustees to "get a fair offer." A local carpenter was contracted to estimate renovations. Arrangements moved forward slowly. Not until June 1860 (three months after the magazine was discontinued) could Hamilton report any progress, telling his colleague that "I am beginning to see daylight (although, perhaps you can't see it) and I think in the course of a week or two, you and I will be able to bask in the sunshine. To this I think I hear you say, Amen!" Two years before Hamilton's death, lack of funds had forced educators to abandon the proposed Jamaica school.

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        100 Comic Songs

      Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co. , 1858. 100 Comic Songs; J. W. Turner, E. T. Bates, et al. Published by Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston, 1858.  Paper boards show wear and chipping around edges (see photographs); some splitting at spine behind front and lower boards; pages have yellowed but are clean.  Overall a good copy of an exceptionally rare title.

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        Fables de la Fontaine

      Paris - Furne et Cie, 1858. Paris - Furne et Cie, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The ever-popular fables of de la Fontaine with beautiful engraved illustrations by Tony Johannot, all in a smart fine binding. With twelve engraved plates and a frontis of the author. With a bookbinder&#39;s gilt stamp to the tail of the spine, Quinet. Antoine Johannot, usually called Tony Johannot, (1803 - 1852), was a French engraver, illustrator and painter. Condition: Recently rebacked in a quarter calf binding. Externally,near fine. Internally, firmly bound, with light foxing prominentto and around the plates. With a bookplate for Ronald Cuttell to the front free-endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Minstrel

      London - George Routledge, 1858. London - George Routledge, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautiful decorative edition of James Beattie&#39;s most influential poem with designs by Birket Foster. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With a presentation nameplate to the front pastedown. With thirty-three designs by Birket Foster, engraved by the Dalziel Brothers. Bound by Bone & Son, with a bookbinder&#39;s label to the rear pastedown. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. There is only some mild wear to the extremities, with just some mild rubbing. Internally the pages are are bright with background foxing. Overall the condition is very good..

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        The Voices of the Night

      London- George Routledge andCo, 1858. London- George Routledge andCo, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Longfellow&#39;s first major poetry collection. With numerous illustrations by John Gilbert, engraved by the brothers Dalziel. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, sound with wear to extremities and bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Front free endpaper missing. Generally bright though foxed throughout. Overall: GOOD.

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        Am Strande bei Amalfi

      . Bleistift auf Papier, unten links signiert: "Arthur Blaschnik", unten rechts bezeichnet und datiert: "Am Strande bei Amalfi 7. August 1858"; 30,8 x 46,4 cm. Nach der künstlerischen Ausbildung an den Akademien in Wien (1843) und München (1844-49) und einem auf die Studienzeit folgenden dreijährigen Aufenthalt bei seinem Vater in Gräfenberg brach Arthur Blaschnik, wohl inspiriert durch Carl Rottmanns Gemälde, die er in München gesehen hatte, im Jahre 1852 über Südtirol nach Italien auf. Seine Reise führte ihn zunächst nach Venedig und Florenz, wo er jeweils ein halbes Jahr Station machte. Erst im Herbst 1853 kam er schließlich in Rom an, wo er die folgenden 27 Jahre leben sollte und in seiner Position als Vorstandsmitglied und Festdichter des Künstlervereins regen Anteil am deutschen Künstlerleben nahm. Von Rom aus machte er eine Reihe von Studienfahrten in Italien. So zeichnete er für das Reisealbum der russischen Kaiserin Maria Alexandrowna (geb. Prinzessin Marie von Hessen-Darmstadt) 1857/58 inige italienische Ansichten und bereiste 1858 Capri und Neapel. Von eben dieser Reise stammt das vorliegende Blatt. Die Ansicht zeigt den Blick auf den Hafen der Stadt vom schmalen Sandstrand unterhalb des auf den steilen Klippen thronenden Convento dei Capuccini. Blaschnik staffelt seine Komposition recht streng, so daß Detailgenauigkeit und Farbtiefe von vorn nach hinten - nahezu überdeutlich erkennbar gemacht in drei Ebenen, Vorder-, Mittel- und Hintergrund - abnehmen. Während er die Gebäude der Stadt im Fond vor allem durch die dunklen, starrenden Fensteröffnungen in den hellen Flächen der Häuserwände beschreibt, modelliert er vorne jede kleine Felsspalte, jede Unebenheit im Gestein mit faszinierend plastischer Genauigkeit aus. Die weißen Flächen gleißen im Sonnenlicht Süditaliens, weder Felsen noch Gebäude werfen lange Schatten - es ist Mittag und in der brütenden Hitze offenbart sich Blaschniks Absicht: Das Interesse des Künstlers liegt bei seiner Darstellung der Landschaft deutlich auf dem besonderen Erscheinungsbild der harten Kontraste zwischen Licht und Schatten auf den für die Amalfiküste so charakteristischen schroffen Felsen im Wasser und am Strande im Vordergrund.

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        Ventre - Saint - Gris

      Cavalli 1858 - Bella veduta, in coloritura coeva, del cavallo con il fantino vincitore del Derby francese del 1858. Ampi margini oltre alla battuta della lastra mm 475x675

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        1858 The Athenaeum Journal of Literature Science and the Fine Arts Periodical

      TRONG>, 1858. TRONG>, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. All issues of the Athenaeum from the year1858. The Athenaeum was a literary magazine published in London from 1828 to 1921. It had a reputation for publishing the very best writers of the age. Launched in 1828 by James Silk Buckingham, it was sold within a few weeks to Frederick Maurice and John Sterling, who failed to make it profitable. In 1829, Charles Wentworth Dilke became part proprietor and editor; he greatly extended the influence of the magazine. In 1846, he resigned the editorship and assumed that of the Daily News but contributed a series of notable articles to Athenaeum. In 1846, Thomas Kibble Hervey, poet and critic, became editor until his resignation due to ill health in 1853. George Darley was a staff critic in the early years, and Gerald Massey contributed many literary reviews - mainly on poetry - during the period 1858-1868. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled paper-covered boards. Externally, sound with wear and rubbing. Straining to hinges. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional bookplate to front pastedown of University College of North Wales, dated 1920, and ink stamps to title page also. Index of contents not present for the issues from July onwards. Foxing to first and last couple of pages but otherwise generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD.

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        Topographisch-statistisches Handbuch des Preußischen Staats

      - Oder Alphabetisches Verzeichniß sämmtlicher Städte, Flecken, Dörfer, Rittergüter, Vorwerke, Mühlen, oder sonstiger bewohnter Anlagen, Fabriken und Grundstücke, welche einen eigenen Namen führen, mit genauer Bezeichnung der letztern; ferner Angabe der Provinz, des Regierungsbezirks, des Kreises und der Bürgermeisterei; der Unter- und Ober-Gerichtsbehörde; des Landwehr-Bataillons, Regiments und der Landwehr-Brigade; der Pfarrkirche oder des Kirchspiels; der Anzahl der Feuerstellen und Seelen jedes Orts; der dem Orte zunächstliegenden Post-Anstalt nebst deren Eigenschaft, und endlich der Zoll- und Steuer-Behörden. Nach amtlichen Mittheilungen und allen vorhandenen Quellen bearbeitet. Baensch, LPz., 1858. VI S./430 S./461 S., original Leinen, Goldschnitt, Quart (bst./Rücken aufgeplatzt, nachgeleimt/mit Einriß/Kapitale berieben) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biographical and Critical Essays. Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and Corrections. In two volumes

      London - Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858. London - Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A smart first editionset of this collection of Hayward&#39;s essays. First Edition. Complete in two volumes. Abraham Hayward (November 22 1801 February 2 1884) was an English man of letters. After education at Blundell&#39;s School, Tiverton, he entered the Inner Temple in 1824, and was called to the bar in June 1832. He took part as a conservative in the discussions of the London Debating Society, where his opponents were J. A. Roebuck and John Stuart Mill. The editorship of the Law Magazine, or Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, which he held from 1828 to 1844, brought him into connection with John Austin, G Cornewall Lewis, and such foreign jurists as Savigny, whose tractate on contemporary legislation and jurisprudence he rendered into English. In 1833 he travelled abroad, and on his return began contributing to the New Monthly, the Foreign Quarterly, the Quarterly Review and the Edinburgh Review. Political ladies first, and statesmen afterwards, came to recognise the advantage of obtaining Hayward&#39;s good opinion. The old reviewing hand became an acknowledged link between society, letters and politics. Collective editions of his articles appeared in volume form in 1858, 1873 and 1874, and Selected Essays in two volumes, 1878. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Spotting to the endpapers but otherwise bright and clean. Ink inscription to first blank of Volume I reading: &#39;W. J. S. Kevill Davies, from his affectionate friend Maurice Duff Gordon. On his leaving Eton, Xmas 1865&#39;. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Biographien zur Kulturgeschichte der Schweiz.

      Orell Füssli & Comp.,, Zürich, 1858 - 4 Bde. Zürich, Orell Füssli & Comp., 1858-62. 8°. Mit 4 gest. Portraits. Pappbde. d. 20. Jahrh. mit Rückenvergoldung u. goldgepr. Rückentiteln (leicht berieben u. bestossen). Barth 11351. - HBLS VII, 583, Sp. 2, Nr. 15. - Einzige Ausgabe der bekanntesten Schrift des Mathematikers, Physikers u. Direktoren der Zürch. Sternwarte Julius Rudolf Wolf (1816-1893) mit den gest. Portrtaits von Benedicte de Saussure, Albrecht von Haller, Konrad Gessner u. Daniel Bernoulli. Orig.-Broschuren miteingebunden. - Gebräunt u. stellenweise stärker stockfleckig. (leicht berieben u. bestossen). Pappbde. d. 20. Jahrh. mit Rückenvergoldung u. goldgepr. Rückentiteln

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        The History of England

      London - Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1858. London - Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Macaulay&#39;s famous History of England, covering the last years of the reign of the Stuarts. Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. Macaulay&#39;s approach to writing the History was innovative for his period. He consciously fused the picturesque, dramatic style of classical historians such as Thucydides and Tacitus with the learned and factual approach of his 18th century precursors such as Hume, following the plan laid out in his own earlier Essay on History (1828). The History is famous for its brilliant ringing prose and for its confident, sometimes dogmatic, emphasis on a progressive model of British history. According to this view, England threw off superstition, autocracy and confusion to create a balanced constitution and a forward-looking culture combined with freedom of belief and expression. This model of human progress has been called the Whig interpretation of history. Seven volumes of eight only. Bookplate of Thomas Tampling Lewis Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally smart, though with some light rubbing. Three joints starting. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Select Works of John Bunyan

      London - The London Printing and Publishing Company Limited, 1858. London - The London Printing and Publishing Company Limited, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated collection of works by John Bunyan. Including Pilgrim&#39;s Progress, The Holy War, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners in A Faithful Account of the Life and Death of John Bunyan, Jerusalem Sinner Saved, and many others. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half-calf bindings. Externally sound, though rubbed. One hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just some scattered light spotting. Overall: GOOD..

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        THE CORAL ISLAND A Tale of the Pacific Ocean

      Nelson , 1858. Nelson , 1858. First edition. First issue binding of original blue ripple grain cloth decorated in gilt on the spine and upper cover. A good copy which shows some wear to the cloth. Front hinge cracked and lacking rear endpaper. Internally somewhat foxed with occasional marks and marginal loss to the corner of leaf A8. Colour vignette title page and frontispiece (in the second state) and six full page colour plates. The author&#39;s highlight and one of the scarcest and most celebrated books of nineteenth century children&#39;s&#39; and adventure literature. Quale 12a

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        The Virginians. A Tale of the Last Century

      59 - London - Bradbury & Evans, 1858. 59 - London - Bradbury & Evans, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition, first issue, of The Virginians,set during the American War of Independence. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards. Boundby G. Thomson with the bookseller&#39;s label to the rear pastedownsFirst Edition, First Issue, with actresses in line 33 of p. 207 and the misnumbered chapters 47 and 48. Illustrated by Thackeray. WithForty-Six plates, collated complete. With the armorial bookplate for John Adams Bartlett to the front pastedowns. The Virginians (18579) is a sequel to Esmond, and recounts the adventures of Henry Esmond&#39;s grandsons in the period of the American War of Independence -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight rubbing witha fewmarks to the extremities. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with scattered foxing to the edges of the plates, and the first and last pages as usual. There arepale tidemarks to the edges of the plates. With a small ink number to the front blank. There are bookplates to the free-endpapers. Overall the condition is very good..

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        The Virginians. A Tale Of The Last Century. With Illustrations On Steel And Wood By The Author.

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1858 - In two volumes. First edition, first state with "actresses" on p.207, vol. I. Tall 8vo., contemporary brown three quarter morocco, marble boards, raised bands, T.E.G., viii, 382, (1)p.ads; viii, 376pp. Some darkening and foxing to perimeter of plates o/w a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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