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        LA BOTÁNICA Y LOS BOTÁNICOS de la península hispano-lusitana. Estudios bibliográficos y biográficos

      Imp. Rivadeneyra, Madrid 1858 - Folio, X p., 216 p. Medio pergamino, nervios, doble tejuelo, lomo adornado con dorados. Cubierta original. Muy buen ejemplar. Importante obra, de excepcional rigor científico, escrita por el gran botánico español, catedrático de Fisiología vegetal en el Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Madrid, y de Botánica en las Universidades de Barcelona y Sevilla. El presente estudio fue premiado por la Biblioteca Nacional en 1858 e impreso a expensas del gobierno. Botánica. Bibliografía. Biografías. Ciencias naturales. Botany. Bibliography. Biographies. Natural sciences.

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        Les Arts Somptuaires. Histoire Du Costume Et De L'ameublement. Tome Premier

      Chez Hangard-Mauge, 1858. Chez Hangard-Mauge, 1858. LeatherBound. Very Good/No Dustjacket. 1858. Red-gilt boards. An excellent volume with very clean pages and excellent plates. The front and rear hinges are cracked. Ex library reference. Moderate wear to the boards with bumping and chaffing to the spine, edges and corners.

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        The Indian Empire: Its History, Topography, Government, Finance, Commerce, and Staple Products. With a Full Account of the Mutiny of the Native Troops, and an Exposition of the Social and Religious State of One Hundred Million Subjects of the Crown

      New York: S. D. Brain; London Printing and Publishing Co. New York: S. D. Brain; London Printing and Publishing Co, [1858 - 1861]. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. Very good, complete in three volumes. Filled with illustrations. Bound in brown three quarter leather with dark brown cloth covered boards. Gilt titles and volume numbers to spines with raised bands and gilt decorations to compartments. Minor wear to hinges and edges of boards. Occasional foxing and browning throughout including offsetting from a leaf that was laid in between two pages. There is also light dampstaining to the edges of some pages. Creasing to edges of some pages and writing in pen to verso of one plate. All plates and maps are present according to list of engravings in back of volume one. An attractive set. Volume 1: 582 pages; Volume 2: 504 pages; Volume 3: 192 pages. TRA/092013.

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        Every Man his own Trumpeter: 3 Volume Set

      London: Hurst & Blackett Publishers 1858 - Very attractive complete set of 3 matching 1st edition HB volumes (Victorian 3-decker) in superiod half brown leather binding with marbled boards. Spines have 5 raised bands and gitl titles. Pale green endpapers with bokplate of 'Philip Pennant of Nantlys 1893' on FEPs with initials in ink above. A superb set of 318pp plus 304pp. plus 284pp that would make a welcome addition to any collection. Thornbury (1828-1876) was associated with Charles Dickens, as a contributor to Household Works. (12.5 x 19cm) **Heavy set - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

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        Report of the Committee appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the inscription on the Rosetta Stone

      Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania / Philomathean Society, 1858. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. n.p. 23 cm. Includes the hieroglyphic, demotic, and Greek inscriptions, with translations of each text. New spine in cotton, new head bands, some scuffing and minor staining on boards. Original spine tucked inside. Wear to edges of boards. Some staining to bottom corners. An amazing example of early American printing technology, "The Report" was one of the first books printed in American using the chromolithographic colour printing process. Printed by Philadelphia lithographer Louis Rosenthal, based on sumptuous designs by Henry Morton, the book is one of very few ever printed in America entirely by lithography, ie. all text as well as illustration is lithographed rather than letter-pressed. The stones were destroyed after the first edition of 400 was printed, and entirely new ones were made for the second edition in order to correct pagination errors. Also of interest, Morton states at the end of the book that the pages were "folded into their present form, not by human hands, as one would suppose they must be, but by the iron fingers of a machine, and that too with a rapidity and accuracy which defies the most expert human manipulation." Less than 30 of these machines, recently invented by Cyrus Chambers, were in use across the country at the time. Chromolithography, invented in 1796 but not seen in America until 1840, was the first printing process able to mass-produce coloured art. Using a chemical process of grease on limestone, the image was transferred to paper one colour at a time, sometimes passing through the press up to 25 times to compose one print. Registration of the image was key, and in good quality images the colours line up perfectly, while in lesser quality, mass produced items such as the greeting cards and advertisements which were so popular, the uneven registration is visible around the edges. The process, used in fine art prints, book illustration, advertisements, cards and announcements, brought colourful images into people's homes at affordable prices. It was used prolifically until the 1930s when it was replaced by the cheaper offset printing. The Rosetta Stone is considered one of the most important discoveries of the nineteenth century. Unearthed in 1799 by explorers excavating in the Nile Delta, it is a fragment of basalt containing inscriptions in Hieroglyphic, Demotic and Greek text. In 1822, French Egyptologist Jean Francois Champollion was able to decipher the Hieroglyphic and Demotic versions by comparison with the Greek, thereby unlocking the secrets of ancient Egypt to the modern world. A plaster cast of the Stone given to the Philomathean Society at the University of Pennsylvania inspired the study and subsequent publication of the findings of Chas. R. Hale, S. Huntington Jones, and Henry Morton, resulting in this extraordinary book.

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        The LIFE Of SIR JOHN FALSTAFF. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. With a Biography of the Knight from Authentic Sources.

      Longman Brown Green Longmans & Roberts,, London: 1858 - 21 illustrations by George Cruikshank (20 steel egravings & 1 woodblock plate). VG (pos to front blank/old bookseller catalogue slips tipped-in at front/plate location at variance from the List at front). Contemporary black qtr leather with marbled boards, edges & eps. Royal 8vo. 25 cm x 17 cm. 1st edition (Cohn BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE, 91). xx, 196 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Inondations en France depuis le VIè siècle jusqu'à nos jours. Recherches et documents contenant: les relations contemporaines, les actes administratifs, les pièces officielles etc., de toutes les époques; avec détails historiques sur les quais, ponts, digues, chaussées, levées, etc., suivis de Tableaux synoptiques par bassin, de l'hydrographie générale de la France; et d'un Index bibliographique des ouvrages anciens et modernes traitant de la matière. Publiés, annotés et mis en ordre pour servir aux études historiques, statistiques, scientifiques et topographiques des inondations.

      Paris: Victor Dalmont, Dunod, 1858 - 1864 - Edition originale, 6 volumes in-8; T.I: xvi, 244p., CCXLV (Documents et pièces justificatives). T.II: xvi, 267p., CC. T.III: viii, 232p., CCXLII. T.IV: 267p., CCL. T.V: vii, 263p., CLXXXIV. T.VI: Tableaux statistiques et hydrographiques, Tables générales: 283p., [1p.]. Reliure d'époque en demi-veau havane, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison vertes, plats marbrés. Rousseurs éparses, quelques frottis aux extrémités, mais un très bon exemplaire. Impressionnante et méticuleuse compilation, étayée de nombreuses pièces et documents, constituant un panorama des inondations en France dans les cinq grands bassins hydrographiques. La collation de nombreux témoignages, documents, et de longues recherches dans les archives et bibliothèques furent nécessaires à la réalisation de cet ouvrage, doté de précieuses tables des matières et des noms propres qui rendent sa consultation aisée. Ouvrage qui fait toujours autorité sur le sujet, d'une extrême rareté en édition originale. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Complete Set of George Eliot First Editions

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood/ Smith, Elder and Co., 1858-85. First editions of each George Eliot work. Octavo, 30 volumes. 19th century full brown calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines. All edges gilt. A very nice complete set of first editions.From Adam Bede to The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner, Eliot presented the cases of social outsiders and small-town persecution. Felix Holt, the Radical and The Legend of Jubal were overtly political, and political crisis is at the heart of Middlemarch, in which she presents the stories of a number of denizens of a small English town on the eve of the Reform Bill of 1832; the novel is notable for its deep psychological insight and sophisticated character portraits. The roots of her realist philosophy can be found in her review of John Ruskin's Modern Painters in Westminster Review in 1856. Readers in the Victorian era particularly praised her books for their depictions of rural society, for which she drew on her own early experiences, and she shared with Wordsworth the belief that there was much interest and importance in the mundane details of ordinary country lives. Eliot did not, however, confine herself to her bucolic roots. Romola, an historical novel set in late 15th century Florence and touching on the lives of several real persons such as the priest Girolamo Savonarola, displays her wider reading and interests. Middlemarch, has been described as the greatest novel in the English language by Martin Amis and by Julian Barnes.

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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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        OLD WOMAN AND HER PIG

      HAND COLORED. OLD WOMAN AND HER PIG. London: George Routledge no date [1858 4to (7 x 9 3/4"), pictorial wraps mounted on linen, neat spine strengthening, VG+. Printed by Edmund Evans on one side of the paper there are 4 full page 1 double page hand-colored illustrations - all very fine. This is an Aunt Ma Everlasting Toy Book, notable for being the first title in the series to have double-page color spread and the first to have its own picture on the cover. See Masaki: History of Victorian Popular Picture Books p.408.

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        Systematisches Lehrbuch der theoretischen und praktischen Homöopathie nach der k. k. Prager Universität öffentlich gehaltenen Vorlesungen

      Sondershausen, Eupel 1858.. XVIII, 372 S., 8 Bll. (Anzeigen). Ln. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitl. u. reicher Blindpräg. am Rü. u. auf beiden Deckeln. Schönes Expl. EA. Tischner, Gesch. d. Homöopathie 636; Hirsch/H. I,106. - Erste Ausgabe. Nach den Vorlesungen des Prager Dozenten aufgebaut, bringt das Lehrbuch eine ausführliche Darstellung der Homöopathie. Mit ausführl. Literaturverzeichnis u. interess. Anzeigenteil.

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        Les Etoiles Dernière Féerie, Astronomie Des Dames par le Cte Foelix

      Martinon, Paris, 1858. Early Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: J.J. Grandville. Half calf over marbled boards, wear at edges, corners bumped. In two parts with 14 colored plates. Scattered light foxing and browning, but generally quite clean. A lovely counterpart to Grandville's Fleurs Animées. 252pp, 185pp. Size: Quarto (4to). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Illustrator: J.J. Grandville. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 044412. .

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        Noticias de la historia general de las Islas Canarias, tomos 1-4

      - Historia.(93) Imp. y Lit. Isleña de D. Juan N. Romero. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 1858 - 1860. 25 cm. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial. 4 vols. Viera y Clavijo, José de 1731-1813. Índices. Con apéndice documental. Canarias. Historia. Contiene: Entregas 1-22 (1858) y Entregas 1-14 (1860) ; Descripción geográfica de las islas ; una idea del origen, caracter, usos y costumbres de sus antiguos habitantes ; de los descubrimientos y conquistas que sobre ellas hicieron los Europeos ; de su gobierno eclesiástico, político y militar ; del establecimiento y sucesión de su primera nobleza ; de sus varones ilustres por dignidades, empleos, armas, letras y santidad ; de sus fábricas, producciones naturales y comercio ; con los principales sucesos de los últimos siglos . Cubierta deslucida. Lomo con tejuelo de anterior biblioteca. guarda algo abierta . 13B [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Supplementary despatches and memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur, Duke of Wellington, K.G / edited by his son, the Duke of Wellington. [13 volumes]

      London : J. Murray, 1858-1872 - Very good copies bound in modern (ca.1950) title-blocked orange cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Varying degrees of dust-toning to boards. Some scratch marks to the spine cover of volume 5. Volumes 2, 5, 9, 11 and 12 are unread copies with unopened page. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: Ministry of Defence / War Office Library, with usual marks remaining. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Very good copies bound in modern (ca.1950) title-blocked orange cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Varying degrees of dust-toning to boards. Some scratch marks to the spine cover of volume 5. Volumes 2, 5, 9, 11 and 12 are unread copies with unopened page. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: Ministry of Defence / War Office Library, with usual marks remaining. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 8 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Clarks' Map of Fairfield County, Connecticut

      Philadelphia, 1858. No Binding. Very Good. 60 x 52 inches. Attached to original wooden rollers; vibrant original color, refreshed; expertly conserved-re-mounted on new linen, usual separations, minor losses, very good. Richly illustrated wall map of Fairfield County, Connecticut, with 23 inset city and town plans, including ones of Greenwich, Westport, New Canaan, Weston, Wilton, and Fairfield. Both the main map and the insets provide the names and locations of homes throughout the area. Flanking the map are 16 finely engraved views of mansions, factories and schools, such as the Winslow estate in Westport, the Augustus Mead home in Greenwich, and the Rockwell Boarding School for Boys in New Canaan. Thompson 176.

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        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.

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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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        The Newsvendor's Benevolent and Provident Institution. BOUND WITH Speech of Charles Dickens. Tuesday. February 9th, 1858

      London: Printed by Buck and Wooton, n.d. - The first edition. CSmH in NUC. L in NSTC. Gimbel. D59. There is also another edition in which "The imprint on the title-page is changed to: 'London: Printed by Wm. Clowes and Sons, Limited, Stamford Street and Charing Cross.' The entire pamphlet is reset, but the typography and structure are closely imitative of the Buck and Wooton edition. The first and final leaves of both editions give the appearance of wrappers." Gimbel. bound with DICKENS, Charles. Speech of Charles Dickens, Esq., at the Anniversary Festival of the Hospital for Sick Children, 49, Great Ormond Street, on Tuesday, February the 9th, 1858. [London: unknown publisher.] [1],2-8pp. At the bottom of the last page is an advertisement for the reading of Christmas Carol which Dickens proposed for April 15 in aid of the hospital. The first edition. Not in NUC. L in NSTC. Gimbel B252. Nineteenth century half green morocco, marbled boards, by Zaehnsdorf, spine with five raised bands bands, gilt. With the bookplate of Charles Plumptre Johnson dated 1889. In fine condition. Charles Plumptre Johnson was author of Hints to collectors of original editions of the Works of Charles Dickens, 1885. No writer knew better than Dickens how to wring the heart strings on behalf of the poor, especially poor and destitute children. In the speech for the benefit of the Hospital for Sick Children he contrasted the spoilt children of the rich with the spoilt children of a different kind: "The spoilt children whom I must show you are the spoilt children of the poor in this great city, the children who are, every year, for ever and ever irrevocably spoilt out of this breathing life of ours by tens of thousands.Two grim nurses, Poverty and Sickness, who bring these children before you, preside over their births, rock their wretched cradles, nail down their little coffins, pile up the earth above their graves." He then proceeds to tell of a morning tour he had made some years before in "some of the worst lodged inhabitants of the old town of Edinburgh" where he had seen "more poverty and sickness in an hour than many people would believe in a life." Here he tells of a harrowing interview he held with a sick and dying child and of how the memory of that child had haunted him. As a novelist, in the depiction of such characters as Smike or Joe the crossing sweeper, Dickens had exposed glaring social abuses. Here he turns his oratorical powers to the purpose of the direct practical benefit of those suffering or in need of aid. This appeal by Dickens brought in, according to Forster, more than three thousand pounds and The Christmas Carol reading which followed on April 15th was a sensation. "They have let five hundred stalls for the Hospital night," Dickens reported. The readings where such a success that the series was extended for sixteen nights until 22nd July. See Edgar Johnson Charles Dickens His Tragedy and His Triumph p.912-6. Dickens's speeches on behalf of the The Newsvendors' Benevolent and Provident Institution (of which he was president), though less sensational and not mentioned by Edgar Johnson, also reveal Dickens's commitment to philanthropic works. It will be remembered that Dickens himself started life as a newspaper reporter. The Institution existed to afford assistance to the "decayed, indigent, sick, and needy of the trade." In the various speeches printed here Dickens gives some account of the role and importance of the newspaper press, a sketch of news vending on the streets, and makes an appeal for continued support in an age in which newspaper production in London had expanded almost beyond imagination. Two of Dickens's scarcest minor works with an interesting provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        The AUTOCRAT Of The BREAKFAST-TABLE

      Phillips Sampson and Company, 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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        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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        WIDOK CMENTARZA EWANGIELICKIEGO. Rys. z natury W. Walkiewicz. w Lit. A. Pecq & Cº w Warsz. Nº 482

      - Typ: rycina; Haslo: Warszawa-cmentarze; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo mazowieckie (warszawskie); Sygnatura: Rycina sygnowana typograficznie pod kompozycja: "Rys. z natury W. Walkiewicz." i "w Lit. A. Pecq & Cº w Warsz. Nº 482".; Technika: Litografia na tincie; Format: 134x195 (tablica 230x268).; Pochodzenie: 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.252.; 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 do ok. 1878 prowadzil wlasny zaklad litograficzny o profilu artystycznym (m.in. premie dla Zachety), litografowal wiele czolowych publikacji ilustrowanych tego okresu, zob. Th. B. t.35 s.91, Tessaro-Kosimowa 1973 ss.273-274 oraz Jakimowicz 1997 s.424.; Uwagi: Zachowana cala tablica. Cmentarz ewangelicko-augsburski na Woli przy ul. Mlynarskiej zalozony 1792, przy wejsciu dawna kaplica Halpertow z 1834 wg projektu Antonio Corazziego obecnie kaplica przedpogrzebowa, zob. Encyklopedia Warszawy s.94.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura cmentarze kaplice, etnografia sceny obyczajowe / Architektur Kapellen/Kapelle Kirchhöfe/Kirchhof, Etnographie Sittenszenen/Sittenszene / architecture cemeteries/churchyards/cemetery/churchyard chapels/chapel, ethnography social scenes, themes/social scene, social theme / Lithographie / lithograph; 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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        Northern Travel: Summer and Winter Pictures of Sweden, Denmark, and Lapland, by Bayard Taylor

      New York, G. P. Putnam 1858 - Tissue-guarded portrait frontis. Added t. P. Engraving. Description: xvi, [13]-436 p. 19 cm. Subjects: Scandinavia--Description and travel. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 436 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Memoire sur la fermentation appelee lactique

      Paris: Masson, 1858. Biological Basis of Fermentation Pasteur, Louis (1822-95). Memoire sur la fermentation appelee lactique. In: Annales de chimie et de physique, 3rd series, 52 (1858): 404-18. Whole volume, 8vo. 512pp. Plate. Paris: Victor Masson, 1858. 211 x 132 mm. Quarter sheep, marbled boards, a bit rubbed. Minor foxing, but very good. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 2472. Horblit, One Hundred Books Famous in Science 82 (abridged version). Pasteur's first paper on fermentation contains most of the central theoretical and methodological features of his biological theory of fermentation, in particular the concept of fermentation as a product of the growth of yeast, the idea that air is source of microscopic yeasts and other microorganisms, and the notion of specificity, in which each fermentation could be traced to a specific microorganism. Pasteur was able to isolate, observe and propagate the yeast responsible for lactic fermentation, and to demonstrate that its activity was dependent on its environment. Pasteur's concept of fermentation as a biological process challenged the chemical theory of fermentation put forth by Liebig, which Pasteur was able to disprove with his experiments on alcoholic and acetic fermentation. Pasteur's paper underwent roughly simultaneous publication in the Annales de chimie et de physique and the Memoires de la Societe des Sciences, de l'Agriculture et des Arts de Lille, 2nd series, 5 (1858). A much-abridged version appeared in the Comptes rendus de l'Academie des Sciences (Paris), 45 (1857). Brock, pp. 27-30. Dibner, Heralds of Science 198 (abridged version). Norman 1653 (offprint).

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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 Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1858.. First American edition, first printing.. A fine, bright copy.. BAL 12122. 8vo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering. Eleven pages of publisher's terminal ads dated October, 1858. ¦ Longfellow's famous account of the story of Miles Standish, told in verse. Neat ownership signature of Mary S. Dwight, dated October 1858, on the title-page.

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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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