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        The Game of Billiards (Cover title: A Manual of the Game of Billiiards)

      New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1858. "Revised, Enlarged, and Richly Embellished with Engravings." Complete with 267 pages and tissue-protected frontispiece showing the author. 28 full-page diagrams with in-text illustrations througout. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages; front free endpaper has a faint corner crease. Light cover wear; the gilt cover decoration is in nice shape. The spine is sunned and the lettering is faded but still legible. Includes information or the game's origin, tables, cues, cushions, balls, rules, techniques, shots, jargon, playiing room and sections on billiards humor and Shakespeare as a billiard player. This was the second book on billiards published in the U.S. The Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame notes that "Michael Phelan is considered by many to be the Father of American Billiards as a player, inventor, manufacturer and tireless popularizer of billiards. He played in and won the first billiard stakes match in 1859, and holds many patents for table designs and cushions. He is credited as being the first to put diamonds on tables. He authored "Billiards Without A Master" (1850), the first American book on billiards, and set trend for lavish billiard rooms through his New York room on Broadway." . 3rd Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books]
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        Memoria descriptiva del PROYECTO DE UN CANAL DE RIEGO EN LA PROVINCIA DE CIUDAD-REAL. Presentado por los Señores D. Juan Bautista Alonso, D. Isidoro Lopez, D. Bernardino de Faura, D.Gregorio Mo- renas de Tejada.

      1858 - Madrid: Imprenta de Zaca- rias Solér. San Anton, 34. 1858. 4º m., 258 x 180 mm, pleno terciopelo, planos estampados con superlibris real. 41 p. + un gran plano litografiado en tela encerada. Ejemplar IMPRESO EN LETRA DORADA, cortes dorados.  riego, canal de riego, Ciudad Real,

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        NUEVO AGRIMENSOR UNIVERSAL

      Imprenta nueva de Jaime Japús y Ramón Villegas, BARCELONA 1858 - NUEVO AGRIMENSOR UNIVERSAL POR EL SISTEMA METRICO - por D. José Francisco Soler - Edición BARCELONA - Imprenta nueva de Jaime Japús y Ramón Villegas - 1858 - Tapa dura - 140 páginas y nueve Laminas desplegables - La Tapa esta sufrida pero el interior en buen estado - Gastos de envío a cargo del comprador [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS ON MECHANICAL SUBJECTS

      London.: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts., 1858. ...viii, 183, 24 pp... Modern leather binding with gilt lettering on spine... "Whitworth was a mechanical engineer known for his innovations in machine tool manufacture and mechanical construction. He also made notable advances in firearms production, to which he devoted much of his attention following the Crimean War"... Contents include chapters on 'A Paper n Plane Metallic Surfaces or True Planes', 'A Paper on an Uniform System of Screw Threads, read at the Institution of Civil Engineers, in 1841', 'Rifled Fire-arms', etc... ILLUSTRATED WITH 2 COLORED PLATES... . Full-Leather.. Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Exceedingly Rare Autographed Letter Signed

      Akron, Ohio 1858 - Third son of radical abolitionist John Brown and the only family member to escape from Harpers Ferry. A participant in the revenge raid at Pottawatomie in which the Brown Clan killed five pro-slavery adherents from Missouri and later fended off a raid by pro-slavery advocates at "Osawatomie," in which his unarmed younger brother was murdered in the street. Owen was one of seven participants who escaped from Harpers Ferry out of 41 by evading Robert E. Lee -- traveling through swamps, pursued by soldiers and citizens with dogs and guns. Two of the seven ventured to get food and were captured and hung. Outstanding and exceedingly rare autographed letter signed, 4to, 2 1/4 pages, Akron, Ohio, June 28, 1858, giving his brother and sister information on his whereabouts and quoting a letter he has received from their father John Brown who is on the run and is secretly heading back to Kansas for what will be his very last visit with his family before departing to Harpers Ferry. In small part: ".Father in company with two other men left Cleveland for Kansas on the 21st. I remember your kindness, your self-sacrificing in the best interest in our success and safety.and that part of your hard earnings you have divided with father.I won't forget you! I want to go to your place - but father thought I had better come here for the present. I have found that my health.are [sic] in a great measure at my control in temporance [sic]. Received a letter from father yesterday in Lawrence, Kansas 1: 'Dear son's and wife - I reached Kansas on the 26th - last night and leave here today for the scene of our last troubles.of which it would seem are not over yet. Write me secretly sealed blank envelope.of all that will interest me, directing outside envelope to Rev. Adair Osawatamie, Kansas.your affectionate father.AND may the God of our fathers by your father. We are not at all discouraged with the changes of our affairs and all is not lost that is delayed. Work together for the good of those who love the lord.'" In closing, Owen writes: ".John I am very anxious to hear from you - be kind as to write to me, not expecting any answer.your brother Owen." Much more great content. This letter is complete with no loss of words or content. Pages 3 and 4 are attached to 1 and 2, however instead of being 4to, it was cut down to small 8vo. A remarkable letter written at the very height of the tensions that would arguably lead to the Civil War. Excellent condition.

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        Die Orgel, ihre Beschreibung, Behandlung und Geschichte; insbesondere für angehende Organisten. Mit 12 lithogr.Tafeln. Eingeführt durch Th. Eisenlohr.

      Stuttgart, Metzler , 1858 - Quer-Gr.8°, 16 S (Text), 12 lithogr. Taf., Kart. d. Z. mit aufgezogenem Orig.-Umschlag aufFrontdeckel, Umschlag etwas angeschmtutzt. Text leicht stockfleckig, Tafeln weitgehend sauber. Alter Besitzvermerk a. Vors. Carl Eichler, (1834-1926) Musiklehrer. 600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Archives du bibliophile ou bulletin illustré de l'amateur de livres et du libraire.

      - I, 1858. II, 1859. III, 1860. VII, 1867/1868. VIII 1869/1870. Orwrs. worn, bindings broken (needs rebinding).*Serie précieuse de catalogues dont les exx. complets sont extrêmement rares. Between 1858 and 1908 378! fascicules were published. (Seymour de Ricci, Bibliogr. de An. Claudin. London, Maggs, 1926)

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        Missionsreisen und Forschungen in Süd-Afrika während eines sechzehnjährigen Aufenthalts im Innern des Continents. Autorisirte, vollständige Ausgabe für Deutschland von (.) Aus dem Englischen von Dr. Hermann Lotze.

      Leipzig. Hermann Costenoble, 1858. - 2, mit Frontispiz in Band 1 (Faltblatt) und weiteren 22 Ansichten im Tondruck, 8°. 22,3 x 14,9 cm. XII S., (1) Bl.,392/XVIII Seiten, In gutem Zustand. die Einbandrücken minimal berieben, die Ecken gering bestoßen, die Buchblöcke teils mit blassen, braunen Flecken, insgesamt sauberes, gutes Exemplar. mit zahlreichen eingedruckten Holzschnitten, einer von 2 Karten und einem Portrait, weiter zu den Seitenzahlen des 2.Bandes: 346 S., eine Karte als Faltblatt (18 fach), die zweite Karte fehlt (Idealer Durchschnitt des südlichen Central-Afrika). die Einbandrücken mit sparsamer Rückenvergoldung, marmorierte Schnitte, Hardcover in Halbleinwand, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Schlacht von, nicht bei Roßbach oder Die Schlacht auf den Feldern von und bei Reichardtswerben den 5. November 1757, und was ihr voranging, und nachfolgte. Nach bisher noch unbenutzten authentischen und archivarischen Quellen und nach glaubwürdigen Berichten von Augen-Zeugen. Mit vier Beilagen, einem Schlacht-Plane und einer Lithographie mit den Schlacht-Säulen.

      Reichardtswerben - Halle bei dem Herausgeber - in Commission der Anton'schen Sortiments-Buchhandlung 1858 - Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Schnittfärbung; 8°; XVI 342 (2) Seiten; 1 ausfaltbare Lithografie als Frontispiz; 1 dreifarbig lithografierte ausfaltbare Karte. Bei den im Titel genannten vier Beilagen handelt es sich um mehrseitige Appendizes innerhalb der durchlaufenden Paginierung. Kanten beschabt; Leder teils etwas berieben; Block und Bindung fest, sauber und wohl gerundet; zahlreiche gar nicht so marginale Marginalien alter Hand in feiner Tinte; insgesamt gutes Exemplar. 440 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trinidad:

      Ward Lock, London, 1858. xii + 508pp. 1st ed., ex New South Wales Parliamentary library with small h/s's on end papers and title and contents pages. Tone spotting mostly affecting title page and end papers. Fine original half calf binding with marbled boards.

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        KOSCIOL I KATAKUMBY CMENTARZA S-to KRZYZKIEGO. Rys. z natury i lit. w. Walkiewicz. w Lit. A. Pecq & Cº w Warsz. 482

      - Typ: rycina; Haslo: Warszawa-cmentarze; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo mazowieckie (warszawskie); Sygnatura: Rycina sygnowana typograficznie pod kompozycja: "Rys. z natury i lit. w. Walkiewicz." i "w Lit. A. Pecq & Cº w Warsz. 482".; Technika: Litografia na tincie; Format: 132x191 (tablica 230x268).; Pochodzenie: Z: Kazimierz Wladyslaw Wojcicki: Cmentarz Powazkowski pod Warszawa. T.3. Cmentarz Powazkowski oraz cmentarze katolickie i innych wyznan pod Warszawa i okolicach tegoz miasta. Warszawa Drukarnia S. Orgelbranda 1858 (t.1 1855, t.2 1856) tablica po s.1.; Inf o autorze: W. Walkiewicz (ok. 1833-15.09.1900 Warszawa) rysownik, ilustrator, litograf, uczyl sie na Wydziale Malarstwa Szkoly Sztuk Pieknych w Warszawie, litografii w warszawskim zakladzie Adolfa Pecqa, pracowal lub wspolpracowal z innymi czolowymi zakladami litograficznymi Warszawy (w tym M. Fajansa), w latach 1870-ok. 1878 prowadzil wlasny zaklad litograficzny o profilu artystycznym (m.in. premie dla Zachety), zob. Th. B. t.35 s.91, Tessaro-Kosimowa 1973 ss.273-274 oraz Jakimowicz 1997 s.424.; Uwagi: Zachowana cala tablica. Cmentarz Swietokrzyski, nie istniejacy cmentarz zalozony 1770 (1781), zamkniety 1836, od 1859 w likwidacji, polozony pomiedzy obecnymi ulicami Barbary, Emilii Plater i Nowogrodzka, w latach 1883-1885 na terenie dawnego cmentarza wybudowano kosciol sw. Barbary (potem kosciol pw. sw. Piotra i Pawla).; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura cmentarze kaplice / Architektur Kapellen/Kapelle Kirchhöfe/Kirchhof / architecture cemeteries/churchyards/cemetery/churchyard chapels/chapel / Lithographie mit Tonplatte / lithograph with tint; Rycina w ladnym stanie (po konserwacji).

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

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

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        almanach Toscan) ALMANACCO TOSCANO PER L'ANNO 1858.

      Stamperia Granducale 1858 - Florence, Stamperia Granducale, 1858. In 12 de XXVII-856pp., reliure en plein maroquin vert de l'époque, épais filets d'encadrement estampés et dorés sur les plats avec au centre de ces derniers, une magnifique et grande décoration estampée et dorée représentant les armoiries du Grand Duc de Toscane et à chaque angle interne du cadre en écoinçon, des fers dorés à la romantique, dos magnifiquement décoré sur toute la hauteur d'un fer estampé et doré à la romantique, titre doré à l'intérieur du fer, dédicace au stylo bleu datant de 1970 sur la première page de garde, tranches dorées, frontispice orné d'une gravure représentant une vue de Florence, portraits gravés du Grand Duc et de la Grande Duchesse de Toscane, bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begrndung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre...

      xvi, 440 p., 144 illus.; 23 cm. Title continues: "Zwanzig Vorlesungen gehalten whrend der Monate Februar, Mrz und April 1858 in Pathologischen Institute zu Berlin, von Rudolf Virchow." GM 2299; PMM 307c. First edition of Virchow's acclaimed treatise on cellular pathology. His discovery that every morbid structure consisted of cells derived from pre-existing cells revolutionized the concept that any developed tissue can be traced back only to a cell. Using improved microscopic and biochemical techniques, Virchow succeeded in reducing pathological processes to alterations and disturbances occurring at the cellular level. "He advanced the notion that the body is a co-operative state in which every cell is a citizen and in which disease is a civil war brought on by action of external forces" (Dibner, Heralds of Science 132). Printing and the Mind of Man 307c. Bound in contemporary half-cloth and marbled boards; minor wear to edges & corners; an excellent copy. Stock#OB576.

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        [Manuscripts]: 11 One Act Plays

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

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        The AUTOCRAT Of The BREAKFAST-TABLE

      Boston:: Phillips Sampson and Company,. 1858.. 12mo. viii, 373, [3 (blank)] pp.. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine & boards stamped in blind (BAL Binding A). Advert eps ["Works of Permanent Value"]. 1st edition, 1st printing (BAL 8781; Currier & Tilton, pp. 69 - 74).. Light wear, with a bit of modest chipping to spine crown. Overall, a. nice VG+ copy of this landmark title of 19th C American Literature.. One of Merle Johnson's High Spots of American Literature, which includes Holmes famous, "The One Hoss Shay". . Vignette title leaf + 8 inserted plates.

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        A.L.S., 4to, n.p., n.d

      To Ann Traubel, close friend and wife of intellectual companion Horace Traubel (1858-1919). Horace turned out a biography on Walt Whitman, one of the transcendalist writers with whom Hartley was so enraptured. "Dear Anne Traubel, I am sending you with these the extra plate out of the El Greco book which we got . I have . lately arrived at the office . I reach here feeling so well and happy - you are health and joy to the tired body and peace to the soul - one grows and blooms in the presence of you - one feels like something big & beautiful when you are around - it is too soon to see the real meaning of this visit to Phila. But I know it is big ." Horace and Anne Traubel's daughter, Gertrude, was a contralto singer in Philadelphia who edited her father's work posthumously. " - and I know it would be because I have waited so long, so fine a 'hearsay' for so long . I shall be writing you from the wilds . and it will be good to hear you speak soft . God bless you. God bless Gertrude." Signed, Marsden Hartley."

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        Grammaire De La Langue Tibetaine / Par Ph. Ed. Foucaux

      Paris : Imprimerie Imperiale, 1858. 1st Edition. "Description: xxxii, 231 p. ; 21 cm. Subjects: Tibetan language --Grammar. Scattered minor, marginal foxing. " "Very good copy bound in full contemporary gilt-blocked buckram. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. "

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        Les convictions.

      Librairie nouvelle 1858 - - Librairie nouvelle, Paris _1858, 14x22cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée sur vergé. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jules Clarétie. Petits manques sans gravité sur les mors, quelques légères rousseurs, sinon agréable exemplaire tel que paru sous couverture muette. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 437 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autographed Letter Signed to William Winter, with an Additional Poem and Note by Winter [with; Christus, Three Volumes]

      James R. Osgood. Hardcover. Boston, 1858 [1872 for Books]. A four page autograph bifolum manuscript letter from Longfellow to critic William Winter. Longfellow thanks Winter for a poem, and says that upon a future visit "we will read the poems in the music of the mind, and illustrate them with lamp-light and fire light." The poem in reference - from The Queen's Domain, 1859 - is reproduced in manuscript twice, presumably by Winter's hand in one instance. Also included i an envelope in Longfellow's hand addressed to Winter. These items are tipped into the first pages of Christus. All three volumes are present in very good minus condition with some fading to spine and some weakening to hinges. One of 512 of the first edition, consistent with BAL 12160, with erratum "set sail" for "sail set" on p. 171 of the second volume. Winter was a recent graduate of Harvard Law at the time the letter was written, and was clearly enamored with Longfellow's work. A very nice association. . Very Good. 1858.

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        Nye Eventyr og Historier. 1.-3. række i 10 hefter. (Det udkome).

      1858 1858 - Første række 1-2 i senere oplag, resten i orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1860-72. Første række indbundet i orig. blåt nissebind, resten indbundet i et samtidigt blåt hellærredsbind rigt dekoreret med guld på ryggen samt blindtrykte dekorationer på permer. Enkelte blade i 2. række, 2. samling med plet. * Medindbundet det nye titelblad samt det nye fællesindholdsfortegnelse til første række, trykt 1860.BFN 767-72, 774-76, 782-87, 794-98, 817-23, 828-31, 890-95, 910-14, 1017-18, 1023-27.

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        A new dictionary of the English language

      London: Bell & Daldy. 1858. "New Edition, containing a supplement of new words at the back of each volume ; 2 volumes, 4to, pp. [38], 1183, [1], 59; [4], 1185-2221, [1], 61- 125; freshly bound in recent quarter brown calf over marbled boards, black morocco labels on spines. The most substantial lexicographical undertaking in England between that of Samuel Johnson and the O.E.D. ""First published as part of the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana (1818-37), it consisted of a great many illustrative quotations drawn from literature, but with relatively few and brief definitions … Richardson's approach was based on the notion that quotations alone, if sufficient in number, could serve to elucidate 'true etymological meaning.' He went far beyond Johnson in collecting quotations, beginning at the fourteenth century [Johnson went back only to the end of the 16th century] … Richardson sought by his vast collection of quotations to justify the preposterous theory of John Horne Tooke that each word had a single immutable meaning. In his own work, each word and its derivatives were given one etymology and one meaning. His etymologies were as preposterous as his theories, but his dictionary was of great interest to lexicographers because it foreshadowed the historical collections of quotations that were later to form the basis of the Oxford English Dictionary"" (Landau, Dictionaries, p. 66). Based on the ""historical principle"" of lexicography, this work formed an important link between Johnson and the O.E.D. Kennedy 6449; Vancil, p. 205."

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        SHAKESPEARE’S COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES, HISTORIES AND POEMS Edited by J. Payne Collier, Esq. F.S.A

      London: Whittaker and Co., 1858. 6 volumes. Engraved frontispiece. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original dark green cloth, the covers blind stamped in fine and wide border patterns and decorated with center ornaments gilt, the spines gilt lettered and decorated in blind. An exceedingly fresh, as pristine set in very nicely decorated and presented bindings. AN UNUSUALLY FRESH AND CLEAN COPY. This SCARCE edition is edited by J. Payne Collier with a new index to the life and work of Shakespeare. Collier has painstakingly researched Shakespeare’s original language and intent in this revised edition.

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        Exceedingly Rare Autographed Letter Signed

      Akron, Ohio, 1858. unbound. Outstanding and exceedingly rare autographed letter signed, 4to, 2 1/4 pages, Akron, Ohio, June 28, 1858, giving his brother and sister information on his whereabouts and quoting a letter he has received from their father John Brown who is on the run and is secretly heading back to Kansas for what will be his very last visit with his family before departing to Harpers Ferry. In small part: "...Father in company with two other men left Cleveland for Kansas on the 21st. I remember your kindness, your self-sacrificing in the best interest in our success and safety...and that part of your hard earnings you have divided with father...I won't forget you! I want to go to your place - but father thought I had better come here for the present. I have found that my health...are [sic] in a great measure at my control in temporance [sic]. Received a letter from father yesterday in Lawrence, Kansas 1: 'Dear son's and wife - I reached Kansas on the 26th - last night and leave here today for the scene of our last troubles...of which it would seem are not over yet. Write me secretly sealed blank envelope...of all that will interest me, directing outside envelope to Rev. Adair Osawatamie, Kansas...your affectionate father...AND may the God of our fathers by your father. We are not at all discouraged with the changes of our affairs and all is not lost that is delayed. Work together for the good of those who love the lord.'" In closing, Owen writes: "...John I am very anxious to hear from you - be kind as to write to me, not expecting any answer...your brother Owen." Much more great content. This letter is complete with no loss of words or content. Pages 3 and 4 are attached to 1 and 2, however instead of being 4to, it was cut down to small 8vo. A remarkable letter written at the very height of the tensions that would arguably lead to the Civil War. Excellent condition. Third son of radical abolitionist John Brown and the only family member to escape from Harpers Ferry. A participant in the revenge raid at Pottawatomie in which the Brown Clan killed five pro-slavery adherents from Missouri and later fended off a raid by pro-slavery advocates at "Osawatomie," in which his unarmed younger brother was murdered in the street. Owen was one of seven participants who escaped from Harpers Ferry out of 41 by evading Robert E. Lee -- traveling through swamps, pursued by soldiers and citizens with dogs and guns. Two of the seven ventured to get food and were captured and hung.

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        MONETY DZHUSHIDSKIYA, DZHAGATAISKIYA ... ("Dzhushid, Dzhagatai, Dzhelairid and Other Coins..."). First Edition

      St. Petersburg: Imperial Archeological Society, printed at the Ekspeditsiya Zagotovleniya Gosudarstvennykh Bumag, 1858 Author: Pavel Stepanovich Savel'ev. Text in Russian. Complete. Cloth, original front wrapper bound in. 325 pp. with images of coins (text illustrations + 10 hors-texte plates). This famous book won 28 awards. It is very important not only for numismatists but for all people studying Russian history of the period of The Golden Horde, etc. Very Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        Exceedingly Rare Autographed Letter Signed

      Akron, Ohio, 1858. unbound. Outstanding and exceedingly rare autographed letter signed, 4to, 2 1/4 pages, Akron, Ohio, June 28, 1858, giving his brother and sister information on his whereabouts and quoting a letter he has received from their father John Brown who is on the run and is secretly heading back to Kansas for what will be his very last visit with his family before departing to Harpers Ferry. In small part: "...Father in company with two other men left Cleveland for Kansas on the 21st. I remember your kindness, your self-sacrificing in the best interest in our success and safety...and that part of your hard earnings you have divided with father...I won't forget you! I want to go to your place - but father thought I had better come here for the present. I have found that my health...are [sic] in a great measure at my control in temporance [sic]. Received a letter from father yesterday in Lawrence, Kansas 1: 'Dear son's and wife - I reached Kansas on the 26th - last night and leave here today for the scene of our last troubles...of which it would seem are not over yet. Write me secretly sealed blank envelope...of all that will interest me, directing outside envelope to Rev. Adair Osawatamie, Kansas...your affectionate father...AND may the God of our fathers by your father. We are not at all discouraged with the changes of our affairs and all is not lost that is delayed. Work together for the good of those who love the lord.'" In closing, Owen writes: "...John I am very anxious to hear from you - be kind as to write to me, not expecting any answer...your brother Owen." Much more great content. This letter is complete with no loss of words or content. Pages 3 and 4 are attached to 1 and 2, however instead of being 4to, it was cut down to small 8vo. A remarkable letter written at the very height of the tensions that would arguably lead to the Civil War. Excellent condition. Third son of radical abolitionist John Brown and the only family member to escape from Harpers Ferry. A participant in the revenge raid at Pottawatomie in which the Brown Clan killed five pro-slavery adherents from Missouri and later fended off a raid by pro-slavery advocates at "Osawatomie," in which his unarmed younger brother was murdered in the street. Owen was one of seven participants who escaped from Harpers Ferry out of 41 by evading Robert E. Lee -- traveling through swamps, pursued by soldiers and citizens with dogs and guns. Two of the seven ventured to get food and were captured and hung.

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        The Coral Island A Tale of the Pacific Ocean. [With tipped in envelope addressed by author to his mother]

      London T Nelson and Sons 1858. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and edgeworn with wear to corners and spine. Gilt to front and spine faded. Tipped-in envelope adressed by Ballantyne to his mother to fep First Edition first issue Green hardback cloth cover 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 438pp. Colour frontis plate and illustrated title page and six colour plates within.

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        The Butterfly Vivarium

      London : William Lay . Very Good . 1858 . . Brown Cloth . .

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        The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

      Phillips, Sampson, and Company, 1858. Hardcover, Good. "Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston 1858. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1858 on the title and copyright pages. Title page in red and black. Vignette title page with 8 plates. Period after the publisher's name on the title page. Binding A with brown cloth and gold gilt lettering at the spine. 3 fleur-de-lis ringed monograms at the spine with the publisher's logo. Endpaper with Works of Permanent Value and Poetry and the Drama. {ref: BAL 8781}. Signed by Oliver Wendell Holmes on a professionally tipped in letter after the vignette title page. The letter is dated November 18 without a year. The inscription says, """"My dear_I will do it. There_a before me forever so long to do it, at_request and it shall be done. _waiting_of the Autocrat is_before_him. To my friend, and yourself_him. Yours faithfully. O.W. Holmes. All underscores indicate illegible words. The Inscription is 100% Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Good, shelf wear and rubbing, cracked outer hinge at the spine and front board - binding holding, Brantz Maner's decorative bookplate at the front endpaper, age toned pages, light foxing at the endpaper, all plates present."

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        The AUTOCRAT Of The BREAKFAST-TABLE.

      Phillips Sampson and Company,, Boston: 1858 - Vignette title leaf + 8 inserted plates. One of Merle Johnson's High Spots of American Literature, which includes Holmes famous, "The One Hoss Shay". Light wear, with a bit of modest chipping to spine crown. Overall, a nice VG+ copy of this landmark title of 19th C American Literature. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine & boards stamped in blind (BAL Binding A). Advert eps ["Works of Permanent Value"]. 1st edition, 1st printing (BAL 8781; Currier & Tilton, pp. 69 - 74). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kronprinz Friedrich von Preußen verabschiedet sich von einem preußischen Gardeoffizier in der Festung Küstrin. Weißgehöhtes Aquarell, Hintergrund mit Tusche ausgeführt, auf braunem festen Papier, vom Künstler mit Silberstift datiert

      1858 - Zeigt die ergreifende Szene, wie der preußische Kronprinz Friedrich (später Friedrich II.) während seiner Haft in einer Gefängniszelle auf der Festung Küstrin einen Gardeoffizier flehend umarmt, wohl seine ihm bevorstehende Hinrichtung ahnend, die jedoch durch den Tatkraft einiger preußischer Feldgenerale abgewehrt werden konnte. Sein Freund Hans Hermann von Katte, mit dem er die gemeinsame Flucht aus Preußen geplant hatte, war am 6. November 1730 auf Befehl seines Vaters, des preußischen Königs Friedrich Wilhelm vor den Augen seines Sohnes, des Kronprinzen hingerichtet worden. - In tadelloser Erhaltung

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        The Plays

      London: George Routledge & Co.,, 1858. Edited by Howard Staunton. The illustrations by John Gilbert. Engraved by the brothers Dalziel. 3 volumes, octavo (248 × 169 mm). Contemporary green morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, green pebble-grained cloth boards, green endpapers, marbled edges. Illustrated throughout. Some occasional light foxing, spines a little darkened and boards a little marked, an excellent set. First Staunton edition. A handsomely bound set.

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        Mathematisches Wörterbuch. Alphabetische Zusammenstellung sämmtliche in die mathematischen Wissenschaften gehörender Gegenstände in erklärenden und beweisenden synthetisch und analitisch (sic) Abhandlungen.

      Gustav Bosselmann/Wiegandt and Hempel. Berlin. -67. 7 volumes 1858 - pp.(iv), 455, (i); (ii), 342; (ii), 398, (ii) Errata; (ii), 344; (ii), 811, (iii) Errata; (ii), 733, (i); (iv), 528. Many text diagrams. All in paper wrappers, v.I-III printed, remainder plain, wraps variously detached and stitching fragile, text is clean and bright and entirely unopened, overall a very good set. *SOTHERAN Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica Supplement 2, v.1 #1700 - 'The fullest mathematical dictionary ever published.' NOT in the TURNER Collection. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mundo Pintoresco, El. Ilustración Española. Periódico Semanal. Literatura, ciencias, artes, biografías, música, teatros, modas y toros

      Juan José Martínez, Madrid 1858 - Gran fol., 3 vols. con 142 números (11 abril 1858 a 23 diciembre 1860). Lomo piel. Encuadernación algo fatigada. Revista semanal de actualidad, que quería "igualar a las que se publican en el extranjero", con "una redacción confiada a los mejores escritores", manifestaba J.J. Martínez en el número inicial. Salía impresa a tres columnas, con descripciones de monumentos, biografías y retratos, artículos científicos, históricos y críticos, de costumbres, modas y actualidad, tanto españoles como extranjeros. Son notables la gran cantidad de magníficos grabados que la decoran, a toda página o intercalados en el texto, pero todos de calidad. Falta en esta colección el número 53 correspondiente a 30 de diciembre de 1860, último publicado. Revistas españolas. Spanish magazines.

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        Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women

      By George Mac Donald, Author of “Within and Without.” London: Smith, Elder and Co., 65, Cornhill, 1858. (The right of Translation is reserved). Pp.[iv]+323+[i (blank)]; publisher’s inserted 16pp. catalogue at end, dated September, 1858, headed “Works in the Press”, and including this title as the seventh entry; olive green near horizontal straight grain morocco cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, others rough-trimmed; end-papers coated dark cream; binder’s ticket of ‘Westleys / & Co / London’ (Ball, 103 C) on back paste-down. Almost invisibly re-cased without disturbing the front end-papers; back end-papers neatly strengthened at hinge with matching paper (visible only on the paste-down); cloth of spine a trifle faded and showing slight wear at extreme head and tail; faint damp-streak to cloth of front cover; one gathering slightly proud, but not loose; removable light pencilled notes on margins of one page; otherwise a very nice copy. The first issue, with the earliest advertisements, and the probable first issued state of the binding. Wolff, 4296d, records a presentation copy sent direct from the publisher in this binding, though he also records an anomalous copy in blue-green ripple-grain cloth differently blocked and lettered, but with the same catalogue, which may have been a binding trial. Locke, ‘Spectrum’, p.146, recording a copy similar to this; Sadleir, 1479, recording a copy with advertisements dated July 1859. Both note the extreme scarcity of this title in good, or even acceptable condition - the Locke copy having the joints repaired and being otherwise only ‘fairly good’. Gatherings Q and R are here signed also with a dagger, which may perhaps indicate substitutions, revisions having possibly been made during the course of printing. Macdonald’s best known book, which may have had influence both on ‘The Night Land’ and some of the writings of Lord Dunsany. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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

      Paris : Michel Levy Freres [1858-1867], 1858. 1st Edition. "Physical desc. : 8 v. ; 22 cm. Subjects; France - History - Restoration, 1814-1830 - Louis Philip, 1830-1848. France - Foreign relations - 19th century. Includes bibliographical references." Near fine copies all in the original half vellum over marble boards. Spines uniformly labeled in red gilt-blocked calf. Edges very slightly toned and dulled as with age. An exceptional set overall; scans and additional detail on request.

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        Der Genfer-See und das Chamouny-Thal.

      Subject: (Montagna). Leipzig, Weber, 1858, 16mo br. originale, pp. VI-124 con 27 ill. xil. n.t. e due carte f.t.

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        Battles of the United States, by Sea and Land: Embracing Those of the Revolutionary and Indian Wars, the War of 1812, and the Mexican War

      New York: Johnson, Fry, 1858. First. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated with numerous fine steel engravings, including battle scenes and full-length portraits, from original paintings by Alonzo Chappel. 2 volumes, printed in double column, thick 4to, original 3/4 brown morocco, ornate gilt design on front cover. New York: Johnson, Fry, (1858). Near Fine.

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        Encyclopaedia Cambrensis. Y Gwyddoniadur Cymreig

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

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        The Instructive Picture Book or Lessons from the Vegetable World

      Edinburgh Edmonston & Douglas 1858. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed, grazed and soiled. Later cloth spine. Plates have a little spotting and marking but predominately clean and colours still bright First Edition Illustrated green board cover with green cloth spine 330mm x 220mm (13" x 9"). 23pp + plates. 31 hand-coloured plates.

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        LA DAME AUX CAMELIAS PARIS, LIBRAIRIE MODERNE G.HAVARD 1858

      PARIS, LIBRAIRIE MODERNE G.HAVARD 1858 in 8, legatura edit. con scritte in oro pp.396. Con 20 incisioni al frontespizio e fuori testo di Gavarni. Prefazione di J:Janin. Prima edizione. Pregevole ex libris. Bella copia

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        Map of Suffolk County, L.I., New York

      Philadelphia: John Douglass, 1858. Wall map, lithograph with full original colour, backed on linen, with contemporary rollers, trimmed in modern red cloth, with light discolouration in upper right corner, in very good condition. 49 x 57 1/2 inches. A very rare map, and the the best nineteenth-century map of Suffolk County; the 'Gold Coast' of New York State. This map was constructed by Chace under the supervision of the Smith-French survey of New York, the most ambitious and advanced mapping project for any American state to date. Due to the county's excessively long and narrow form, Chace has chosen to divide the map into two parts, with the western part of the county shown at top, and the eastern at bottom. Interspersed are thirty-three inset plans of Suffolk towns, including Southampton, Easthampton, Bridgehampton, Amangansett, Sag Harbor, Riverhead, Islip, Stoneybrook, Sayville, Patchogue, Smith Town, Amityville, and Greenport. Hundreds of property owners are identified by name on the map proper and the insets. OCLC locates only one copy, at SUNY Stony Brook. Ristow, p. 388; OCLC 26960792.

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        Dictionnaire de Marine à Voiles et à Vapeur

      Arthus Bertrand 1858 - 2 volumes in-4 ( 290x180 mm ) demi chagrin rouge. Dos à 4 nerfs à froid. Titres dorés. Filets dorés. Coiffes absentes ou fortement frottés.Etiquette papier de bibliothèque, collée en caisson de queue.Présence de tampons imprimés de bibliothèque.La Marine à Voiles.776 pages.Le Capitaine de Bonnefoux. Observations générales. Analyse de la seconde édition. LIste alphabétique. Dictionnaire.A ( Abab ) à Z ( Zugyte ).Table alphabétique. Vocabulaire A,glais-Français. 7 Planches dépliantes reliées en fin d'ouvrage.ATTENTION : Planche 3 absente.La Marine à Vapeur.738 pages.1 planche dépliante en frontispice ( Amménagement de l'Algéziras ).16 grandes Planches gravées dépliantes reliées en fin d'ouvrage.Figures in-texte.Préface. Dictionnaire. A ( Abaissement ) à Z ( Zone de contact ).Ouvrage maritimes de Arthus Bertrand.English and French vocabulary. Marine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Cellularpathologie in Ihrer Begründung auf Physiologische und Pathologische Gewebelehre.

      August Hirschwald, Berlin 1858 - 8vo (222x138 mm). xvi, 440 pp. including half-title, title with copyright on verso, 144 wood engravings in the text, of which one full-page and several white-on-black. Later half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, ownership stamp to half title, occasional mild spotting (half title stronger). Provenance: Prof. Hueppe, Dresden. ---- PMM 307c; Dibner, Heralds of Science 132; Garrison-Morton 2299; Grolier/Horblit 99; Grolier Medicine 69; Heirs of Hippocrates 1892; Norman 2156 - FIRST EDITION OF THE FOUNDATION WORK OF CELLULAR PATHOLOGY AND 'ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE', (Garrison-Morton). In this work, an almost verbatim transcription of a series of 20 lectures delivered at the new Pathological Institute in Berlin in February-April 1858, Virchow set forth the now universally accepted concept of disease as a state of conflict between healthy and diseased cells. Virchow's research into the function, structure and development of cells was made possible by technical improvements in the microscope and in biochemical techniques. 'For Virchow the microscope became the central tool for reducing pathological processes to alterations occurring at the cellular level. Hence, the cell became the fundamental living unit in both health and disease--a biological rather than a mechanical entity. Virchow's notion of cellular pathology implied that all the manifestations of disease could be reduced to disturbances of living cells. Moreover, according to Virchow's famous principle, 'omnis cellula e cellula,' all cells originated from other cells. Cellular function, in turn, depended on intracellular physiochemical changes which were reflected in the varying morphology' (DSB). 'Every morbid structure therefore consists of cells, which, according to this axiom themselves come from pre-existing cells. The seat of any disease must therefore be in the cell. On this basis, Virchow analysed disease and diseased tissue and proposed the idea that disease is a conflict between healthy and morbid cells. This was the beginning of modern pathology.' (Grolier Medicine). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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