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        Trial of Hon Frederick A Tallmadge, General Superintendent of...

      1858. 1858 Trial of the Head of New York City's Police Department for Neglect of Duty [Trial]. Tallmadge, Frederick A. [1792-1869], Defendant. Gerry, Elbridge T. [1837-1927], Reporter. Trial of Hon. Frederick A. Tallmadge, General Superintendent of Metropolitan Police, Before James W. Nye, Esq., President and Hon. James S.T. Stranahan, Thomas B. Stillman, Esq., And James Bowen, Esq., Commissioners of Police, Hon. Daniel F. Tiemann, Mayor of the City of New York, And Hon. Samuel S. Powell, Mayor of the City of Brooklyn, Ex-Officio Commissioners of police: With the Argument of His Counsel. New York: Baker & Goldwin, Printers, 1858. 88 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Spine abraded, covers detached, lightly soiled and moderately edgeworn. Light toning to text, small chips to fore-edges of a few leaves, presentation inscription from Gerry to upper corner of front wrapper. * Only edition. "Frederick Tallmadge, general superintendent of the Metropolitan (New York City) Police, was charged with neglect of duty in a hearing before the Board of Police Commissioners. He allegedly did not respond to a call from the Quarantine Station on Staten Island where several hospitals had been set on fire by a mob. He was cleared of one charge, censured on another, and restored to duty" (Cohen). OCLC locates 8 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, Library of Congress, New York University, Northwestern, Social Law, University of Minnesota, US Supreme Court, Yale). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 14665.

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        Tales of Blackwood

      , 1858. 1858. (BLACKWOOD MAGAZINE). Tales of Blackwood. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons (1858-61). Twelve volumes. Small octavo, later three-quarter black calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards, speckled edges. $1500.Finely bound set of stories and essays from

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        Engagement with the Tae-Ping rebels at Nanking, by Her Majesty's ships Furious, Retribution, Cruizer, Dove and Lee: on the 20th of November 1858, during their passage up the Yang-Tse-Kiang. Conveying to Han-Kan his excellency the right honourable the earl of Elgin . H.M's minister plenipotentiary'.

      [1858?], London: lithographed by T. G. Dutton, published by Day & Son, 1858 - Although the British used force against the Chinese government to secure a commercial treaty, they had no wish to overthrow the government itself. Therefore, they chose not to support the Taiping rebels, who had captured Nanking in 1853, and were prepared to take action against them, as in this vividly depicted incident during the second Opium War. The artist was a British naval officer. Morrison II, p. 547 Slight crease in lower side of mount. In a modern window mount. First edition Coloured lithographed print, 340 x 464 mm, on its original mount with caption, 480 x 740 mm.

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

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

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        Journal de la physiologie de l'homme et des animaux

      Baillière, Masson-1863, Paris 1858 - ____ Tout ce qui a paru de cette revue, dirigée par Brown-Séquard. Il y a publié de très nombreux mémoires originaux dont : "Recherches sur la transmission des impressions de tact, de chatouillement, de douleur, de température et de contraction (sens musculaire) dans la moelle épinière." (Garrison-Morton 1465 : "Among Brown-Séquard's best work was his study of the pathways of conduction in the spinal cord." Ont collaboré à la revue par des mémoires originaux : Claude BERNARD ("Sur les variations de couleur dans le sang veineux des organes glandulaires."; "Sur une nouvelle fonction du placenta." ; "De la matière glycogène considérée comme condition de développement de certains tissus chez le foetus."; "Recherches expérimentales sur les nerfs vasculaires et calorifiques du grand sympathique.") Paul BROCA ("Sur l'hybridité en général, sur la distinction des espèces animales."); CHARCOT ("Note sur quelques cas d'affection de la peau dépendant du système nerveux.") Jules MAREY ("Du pouls et des bruits vasculaires." ; "Recherches sur l'état de la circulation, d'après les caractères du pouls fournis par un nouveau sphymographe." L. OLLIER ("Recherches expérimentales sur la production artificielle des os au moyen de la transplantation du périoste."; "De la moelle des os et de son rôle dans l'ossification normale et pathologique.") VULPIAN ("Sur la racine sensitive ou ganglionnaire du nerf hypoglosse.") et d 'autres mémoires de CHAUVEAU, Charles ROBIN, Charles ROUGET. Dos frottés. Quelques mouillures claires et des rousseurs. DSB, 2, 524. *-------*. 6 volumes in-8. [226 x 142 mm] Collation : 848 / (4), 735 / (4), 751, (1) / (4), 683, (1) / 700 / 721, (3) pp., 53 planches hors-texte. Demi-basane verte, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The National Magazine: devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volumes 1-13 (1852-1858)

      Carlton & Phillips, New York 1858 - Magazine. A complete set of the entire run of monthly issues from July 1852-December 1858, bound in 13 mostly half calf or full leather volumes. Octavos. Illustrated with wood-engravings. The *National Magazine* was an eclectic and lively journal known for its wide ranging articles encompassing American biography and geography, diverse religious enthusiasms and metaphysical speculations, political reform, exotic birds and animals, and exotic foreign travel. William Cullen Bryant, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, and many other important contemporary American literary figures are featured in its pages. Among the articles on religion are many that focus on New England transcendentalism and mystical Christianity, and the travel articles most often feature exotic places and peoples in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Asia, including arctic explorations. The magazine serialized many articles over several months. These include: "Birds; or, Recreations in Ornithology" illustrated with especially fine wood-engravings, and two other illustrated geographical surveys: "Lakes & Legends of Central New York," and "The Valley of the Naugatuck" (the Naugatuck River Valley of Western Connecticut). An ex-library set with bookplates and small ink stamp on most title pages. Most boards are worn and scuffed, with four volumes in full leather lacking part or all of the spine backs, else overall a good only, scarce complete set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TENERIFFE, AN ASTRONOMER'S EXPERIMENT: OR, SPECIALITIES OF A RESIDENCE ABOVE THE CLOUDS

      Lovell Reeve, London 1858 - 8vo., 451 pp., approx. 45 pp. advertisements, including the catalogue of one hundred stereoscopic views of Egypt and Nubia, published by Negretti & Zambra; 20 mounted albumen stereographs with tissue guards, engraved map. Gilt-decorated textured cloth, t.e.g. Lightly rubbed on extremities, head and foot-cap rebuilt, owner's name in pencil on endpaper, and light foxing to several tissue guards; else a very good copy. This is the first book to contain original mounted stereographs; the exposures were made by Smyth on Teneriffe in the mid 1850s, and serves as an important astronomical report. TRUTHFUL LENS No.152. Gernsheim - INCUNABULA No. 79. Roosens and Salu No. 9814. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Three (3) Typed Letters Signed.

      Secretary of the Nebraska Territory (1858-61); secretary of agriculture (1893-97); originator of Arbor Day (1872). In 1894 a motion was made to set aside one million dollars to help farmers in eradicating the Russian thistle -- a proposal so ludicrous it outraged many. A flurry of newspaper articles across the country then reported a humorous exchange of letters between a Dayton, Iowa "farmer" who nominated himself for the position of chief thistle exterminator for that state and the tongue-in-cheek replies of the then-Agriculture Secretary. Offered here are three of the several letters from Morton that were the subject of these articles; the letters from the "farmer," one Edward Peterson of Dayton, Iowa, that occasioned these replies do not survive. First is a TLS, 2pp, 8" X 10", Washington, DC, 1894 April 3. Addressed to Edward Peterson. Near fine. On "Department of Agriculture" letterhead, Morton replies, in part: "I am... glad to see that you thoroughly appreciate my sympathetic efforts in behalf of the 'infant industry' of thistle destroying by Government appropriations. The Hansbrough Bill will never be perfect, until paternalism has so amended it as to have the Government not only weed, but plow, cultivate, and garner all crops for the people of the United States. The circulation of pint, quart, and gallon packages of the Kentucky antidote for snake bites, gratuitously, under Government franks, through the mails, ought to begin as soon as serpents open up for summer business. There is no crop so dangerous to mankind (as Adam's experience in the Garden of Eden shows us) as a snake crop...." Second is a TLS, 2pp, dated 1894 April 21. Reads in part: "...we so thoroughly agree as to the humbuggery of the government attempting to do all kinds of business for all kinds of people, and to help everybody get rich out of every other body. It will interest you to know that I have received from Lakeview, Lake Co., Oregon, under date of April 7, 1894, a communication signed by Mr. Thos. C. Little, requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture send him some Russian Thistle seed for sowing upon 'eaten out ranges of Oregon.' He says: 'Our trouble is to get a plant that will grow on the dry land and in our dry climate. If the Russian Thistle will stand our soil and climate, it will be a God-send to stockmen.' Possibly you can work up a letter, addressed to the Department, asking... that an experimental Russian Thistle farm be established, and that you be appointed to conduct it at a liberal salary. We had sorghum cane farms, sugar-beet farms, and grass farms, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture ran at large expense, until they were abolished by the present administration; and all of the people were taxed to support them, while a few of the people only could be benefited by the experiments which they carried on. Why, then, should we not the few men who want Russian Thistle to grow on the arid lands of worn-out ranges in Oregon, be furnished by the Government with Russian Thistle seed from an experimental Russian Thistle farm. Be kind enough to take this matter up in your own inimitable way, and write, seriously, for the establishment of a Russian Thistle Farm -- having given up the idea of being appointed Chief Mogul of the thistle extermination...." And third is a TLS, 1p, dated 1894 May 12. Reads in part: "The readiness with which you foresee the changes thus foreshadowed in the probable attitude of the Government toward the Russian thistle and adjust your application to suit the altered circumstances is worthy of all admiration. I have allowed your letter to find its way into the hands of a few newspaper correspondents as I think its publication ought surely to open the eyes of that surprisingly large number of American journalists who failed to see the point of your first letter. Your last letter cannot, I think, fail to indicate to the most opaque mind the fact that no one appreciates more thoroughly than yourself the absurdities which unrestrained paternalism in legislation must result in...." All letters are signed boldly in full, and all three original envelopes are present. Also present are original clippings from half a dozen different newspapers quoting this unique exchange. A delightful grouping showing off Morton's intolerance of government chicanery.

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        Journal de la physiologie de l'homme et des animaux.

      Paris, Baillière, Masson, 1858-1863. ____ Tout ce qui a paru de cette revue, dirigée par Brown-Séquard. Il y a publié de très nombreux mémoires originaux dont : "Recherches sur la transmission des impressions de tact, de chatouillement, de douleur, de température et de contraction (sens musculaire) dans la moelle épinière." (Garrison-Morton 1465 : "Among Brown-Séquard's best work was his study of the pathways of conduction in the spinal cord." Ont collaboré à la revue par des mémoires originaux : Claude BERNARD ("Sur les variations de couleur dans le sang veineux des organes glandulaires."; "Sur une nouvelle fonction du placenta." ; "De la matière glycogène considérée comme condition de développement de certains tissus chez le foetus..."; "Recherches expérimentales sur les nerfs vasculaires et calorifiques du grand sympathique.") Paul BROCA ("Sur l'hybridité en général, sur la distinction des espèces animales..."); CHARCOT ("Note sur quelques cas d'affection de la peau dépendant du système nerveux...") Jules MAREY ("Du pouls et des bruits vasculaires." ; "Recherches sur l'état de la circulation, d'après les caractères du pouls fournis par un nouveau sphymographe." L. OLLIER ("Recherches expérimentales sur la production artificielle des os au moyen de la transplantation du périoste..."; "De la moelle des os et de son rôle dans l'ossification normale et pathologique.") VULPIAN ("Sur la racine sensitive ou ganglionnaire du nerf hypoglosse.") et d 'autres mémoires de CHAUVEAU, Charles ROBIN, Charles ROUGET... Dos frottés. Quelques mouillures claires et des rousseurs. DSB, 2, 524.*-------*. 6 volumes in-8. [226 x 142 mm] Collation : 848 / (4), 735 / (4), 751, (1) / (4), 683, (1) / 700 / 721, (3) pp., 53 planches hors-texte. Demi-basane verte, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE, AND OTHER POEMS (LEWIS CARROLL'S COPY)

      London: Bell & Daldy, 1858.  First edition, w/Errata slip sewn in facing p.viii but w/no adverts, & w/the smaller spine ornament w/tail turned to left which Colbeck accepts as the earliest issue, 17 x 11cm (small 8vo), in publisher's dark brown fine net-grain cloth w/embossed borders to covers & gilt title to spine, chocolate ep.s, a.e. untrimmed, [i-vii] viii, [1] 2-248 pp.  The printed Dedication (p.[v]) is to Dante Gabriel Rossetti.  One of 500 copies printed by Charles Wittingham at the Chiswick Press, London.  With the decorative bookplate of Montgomery Evans II & ornate circular bookseller's ticket of Pickering (Piccadilly) both to fr. pastedown, & w/decorative leather bookplate of W. Van R. Whitall to recto of fr. ep.; but far more importantly signed "CL Dodgson, Ch. Ch." (Christ Church College Oxford, where he lived & taught) to head of half-title, & w/brief autograph notes to pp.51 & 119 which according to pencil notes in another hand under the signature & to recto of rear ep. were made by Dodgson.  This book is listed as item 1404 in Lovett's "Descriptive Catalogue of the Private Library of Charles L. Dodgson" (McFarland, 2005).  Dodgson knew most of the Pre-Raphaelites & admired their works, & this book is a prime example of his connections w/the group.  Enclosed in its custom-made red cloth slipcase w/½ red morocco spine bearing gilt title.  Slipcase Very Good (small stains to rear & top, & extremities sl. rubbed); binding Good (several small chips to spine cloth, corners sl. bumped, small ink spot to fr. cover, & fr. hinge cracked w/rear starting); contents Near-Fine (occas. lt. thumbing).  Slater 1, Scott 2, Vaughan 7, Ashley III 162, Ehrsam & Deily 177, Fredeman 43.11 ("in many respects the most Pre-Raphaelite volume of poetry which the movement produced.... In all that he later accomplished Morris never quite equalled his achievement in 'The Defence of Guenevere'" [p.162]), Colbeck 2 (altho' his has the adverts), LeMire A-2.01.

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        Directorium Anglicanum

      London: Joseph Masters, 1858 Directorium Anglicanum; Being A Manual of Directions for The Right of the Holy Communion... According to Ancient Uses of the Church of England. With Plan of Chancel and Illustrations. PP: [xxxii], 245, [12 plts]. Vellum binding, gilt lettered, (rubbed, hand printed title inscribed on backstrip), yapp edges, text block clear & clean, a very good edition.

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        Illustriertes Gedicht des Justinus Kerner: Graf Asper 1858

      - Technik: Zwei Aquarelle auf Papier, aufgezogen auf ein Blatt mit kalligraphischem Text in schwarzer Tusche und farbigen Initialen. Beschriftung: Links unten in der linken Darstellung signiert und datiert mit "H Lossow 1858", verso von fremder Hand bezeichnet mit "H. Lossow". Provenienz: Gesammelte Graphik von Dr. F.W. Denzel, München. Grösse: 13 x 21 cm (Darstellung). Weitere Größen: Papier: 22,2 x 23,2 cm. Beschreibung: Wunderschön illustriertes Gedicht nach Justinus Kerners (1786 Ludwigsburg - 1862 Weinsberg) Gedicht "Graf Asper". Die acht Strophen des märchenhaften Gedichts sind in kunstvoller Kalligraphie mittig aufgeschrieben und werden seitlich von zwei Illustrationen gerahmt. Links ist der junge Graf Asper zu sehen, der von einer Heerfahrt zurückkehrend an einem Brunnen im Wald steht. Mit dem Eimer des Brunnens zieht er einen Zwerg herauf, der ihn dazu verleitet in den Eimer zu steigen und hinabzufahren. Rechts ist die Klosterjungfrau gezeigt, die an selbigem Brunnen steht und den Eimer hinaufzieht. Darin befindet sich das Skelett des toten Grafen, das sie sehr erschreckt. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Overland Route to India and China

      London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1858, 1858. First edition. OCLC records three copies (Peabody Essex, National Library of Scotland & BL). Upper wrapper smudged with blue ink, with a marbling effect; very good copy.. 12mo, original printed wrappers, 48 pages. Five illustrations in the text, but without the additional 12 chromolithographed plates, as called for in OCLC. A rare travel guidebook by sea - not as the title states by land - from England to China, with stops and short descriptions of Gibraltar, Malta, Egypt, India, Ceylon, Hong Kong, Singapre and Shanghai.

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        Scenes of Clerical Life

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1858. First Edition. Very Good. Octavo. Original maroon morocco-grained cloth, stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt; two volumes, brown coated endpapers. Easily, a very good, unsophistocated copy of the author's first book, now quite scarce in the original cloth. Internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind; volume I with bookplate or label removed from front pastedown, leaving evidence of it's removal, rear outer hinge starting. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown of volume I. Housed in an excellent quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise.

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        Life, Trial, Confession, And Execution of Christian Sattler, For the..

      1858. "Christian Sattler is My Name, I Die a Death of Scorn and Shame" [Broadside]. [Execution]. Sattler, Christian [d. 1858]. Life, Trial, Confession, And Execution of Christian Sattler, For the Murder of Detective Thain. [London], S.n., [1858]. 19-1/2" x 14-1/2" broadside mounted on 22-1/2" x 15" thick-paper backing sheet. Text in three columns below headline and large woodcut execution scene within woodcut border. Light browning, minor creases to corners, a few chips to edges touching borders. * Sattler was a German man who stole a bag of valuables belonging to a London stockbroker from an inn in Cambridgeshire (shortly after his release from jail). After stealing the bag Sattler fled to the continent and was tracked down and arrested in Hamburg by two London detectives, Charles Thain and William Jarvis. On the journey back to England, Thain left Sattler alone in his cabin where he found a pistol, which he used to murder Thain when he returned to Sattler's cabin. Sattler was found guilty and hanged at the Old Bailey on February 8, 1858. This broadside includes a contrite eight-stanza ballad in Sattler's voice. The text is divided into seven sections titled "The Execution," "The Life," "The Murder," "The Trial," "Conduct of the Prisoner," "A Commutation of Sentence" and "A Copy of a Letter." (The commutation was due to a legal technicality relating the nature of Sattler's arrest. "The Letter" is the text of a letter from Sattler's Father). No copies listed on OCLC.

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        The Kitab-I-Yamini,: Historical Memoirs of the Amir Sabaktagin, and the Sultan Mahmud of Ghazna, early conquerors of Hindustan, and founders of the Ghaznavide Dynasty. Translated from the Persian Version of the contemporary Arabic chronicle of Al Utbi, by the Rev. James Reynolds, B.A.

      London Oriental Translation Fund. 1858 - An English translation from the Persian of this contemporary history of the Ghaznavid dynasty with, inter alia, chapters on the capture of Multan and on the construction of the Jama Mosque at Ghazni. A near fine copy in original cloth, spine label. First edition pp.xxxvi, 511, [1, errata].

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        The History of New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts: Including a History of the Old Township of Dartmouth and the Present Townships of Westport, Dartmouth, and Fairhaven ... [bound with:] The Old Colony Railroad: its Connections, Popular Resorts, and Fashionable Watering-Places ... by Burleigh. (Folding map; illustrated. 32pp. Boston: Rand, Avery, 1875)

      New Bedford, Mass: Published by the Author, 1858. First edition. 412 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Nineteenth-century half green morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, marbled edges. Small closed tear to map, otherwise a beautiful copy, from the library of J.B. VOORHEES of Brooklyn. Inserted before the title page is the Schedule for the Old Colony Railroad, Fall River Line ... between Boston and New York". First edition. 412 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        The History of New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts: Including a History of the Old Township of Dartmouth and the Present Townships of Westport, Dartmouth, and Fairhaven . [bound with:] The Old Colony Railroad: its Connections, Popular Resorts, and Fashionable Watering-Places . by Burleigh. (Folding map; illustrated. 32pp. Boston: Rand, Avery, 1875)

      Published by the Author, New Bedford, Mass 1858 - First edition. 412 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Nineteenth-century half green morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, marbled edges. Small closed tear to map, otherwise a beautiful copy, from the library of J.B. VOORHEES of Brooklyn. Inserted before the title page is the Schedule for the Old Colony Railroad, Fall River Line . between Boston and New York" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Plays of Shakespeare (3 Vols.)

      London: George Routledge & Co, 1858. 1/2 leather. Very Good +. John Gilbert (Brothers Dalziel). A handsome copy of this 1858 London edition of the Plays, complete in 3 volumes and published by the venerable George Routledge & Co. of London. All 3 volumes solid and VG+ in their half-leather over marbled boards. Mild darkening along the spines, outer hinges and tips. Former owner armorial bookplate at each front pastedown as well. Thick quartos, matching marbled endsheets, pastedowns and edges. Nicely illustrated thruout by John Gilbert, the engraving process by Brothers Dalziel.

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        UN NAUFRAGE AU TEXAS. OBERSVATIONS ET IMPRESSIONS RECUEILLIES PENDANT DEUX ANS ET DEMI AU TEXAS ET A TRAVERS LES ÉTAT-UNIS D'AMÉRIQUE

      Paris: Garnier Férers, 1858. [4],344pp. Half title. 12mo. Contemporary green quarter leather and marbled boards, spine gilt. Minor foxing. Very good. A captivating account of the failed socialist utopian community at Reunion, written by the group's physician. "In 1853 Victor Considerant and Albert Brisbane journeyed by horseback through Texas, and Considerant returned to Europe full of plans for creating a utopian socialist colony there. He raised over a million francs and purchased 47,000 acres in Texas. In 1855 he returned with colonists and established the settlement of La Reunion near Dallas. Subsequently, close to 500 colonists settled there. These included writes, musicians, artists, artisans, and free spirits, but only two farmers. As might be expected, a couple of years of utopian bickering and successive Texas droughts brought the experiment to a speedy collapse. The colony was abandoned, and Considerant moved to San Antonio, where he lived until 1869 when he returned to France. Many of the colonists at La Reunion were well-educated, and Julie Considerant organized a salon in a cedar brake along the banks of the Trinity, where the colonists met to discuss the ideas of Fourier, Proudhon, Cabet, Sue, Hugo, and other writers and philosophers. Some colonists brought with them extensive libraries, several of which have found their way into university libraries in Texas" - Jenkins. The experiment at Reunion was to be one of the first exercises in practical communism. Considerant, well known in European progressive circles, was an intimate of Marx and some have suggested the latter may have even plagiarized from Considerant's work. Regardless, Considerant was among the first to establish a community on what could be called Marxist principles, and he was widely successful at convincing others to join him. Among the subscribers was Dr. Augustin Savardan, who became the leading physician of the colony and its chief magistrate. But his stay in the colony was brief, and by 1857 several significant conflicts with Considerant prompted him to leave the venture and return to France. In 1858 he published this exposé, lambasting Considerant for his shoddy preparation and overall inadequacy as a leader. "This book is the only detailed record by a colonist of the day-to-day life in La Réunion" - HANDBOOK OF TEXAS. An essential Texas item. Extremely rare. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 33 (ref). HANDBOOK OF TEXAS (online). HOWES S127, "aa." SABIN 77268.

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        TENERIFFE, AN ASTRONOMER'S EXPERIMENT: OR, SPECIALITIES OF A RESIDENCE ABOVE THE CLOUDS

      London: Lovell Reeve, 1858. First edition. 8vo., 451 pp., approx. 45 pp. advertisements, including the catalogue of one hundred stereoscopic views of Egypt and Nubia, published by Negretti & Zambra; 20 mounted albumen stereographs with tissue guards, engraved map. Gilt-decorated textured cloth, t.e.g. Lightly rubbed on extremities, head and foot-cap rebuilt, owner's name in pencil on endpaper, and light foxing to several tissue guards; else a very good copy. This is the first book to contain original mounted stereographs; the exposures were made by Smyth on Teneriffe in the mid 1850s, and serves as an important astronomical report. TRUTHFUL LENS No.152. Gernsheim - INCUNABULA No. 79. Roosens and Salu No. 9814.

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        TENERIFFE, AN ASTRONOMER'S EXPERIMENT: OR, SPECIALITIES OF A RESIDENCE ABOVE THE CLOUDS

      London: Lovell Reeve, 1858. First edition. 8vo., 451 pp., approx. 45 pp. advertisements, including the catalogue of one hundred stereoscopic views of Egypt and Nubia, published by Negretti & Zambra; 20 mounted albumen stereographs with tissue guards, engraved map. Gilt-decorated textured cloth, t.e.g. Lightly rubbed on extremities, head and foot-cap rebuilt, owner's name in pencil on endpaper, and light foxing to several tissue guards; else a very good copy. This is the first book to contain original mounted stereographs; the exposures were made by Smyth on Teneriffe in the mid 1850s, and serves as an important astronomical report. TRUTHFUL LENS No.152. Gernsheim - INCUNABULA No. 79. Roosens and Salu No. 9814.

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        Ordenanzas para el Buen Régimen y Gobierno de la muy noble, muy leal é imperial Ciudad de Toledo

      Imprenta de José Cea, Toledo 1858 - formato folio mayor. XVI-272 p. 2 h. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rymbybel van Jacob van Maerlant, met voorrede, varianten van Hss., aenteekeningen en glossarium [ ]. Drei Bände I-III (komplett).

      M. Hayez, Brüssel 1858 - Drei O.-Halbleinenbände (19,5 x 27,5 cm). Grün marmorierte Deckelbezüge, Leinenecken, Rücken mit Titel und Autor sowie Jahreszahlen in Goldprägung (bei Band III nicht mehr lesbar). Band 1 mit einer farbigen Chromlitho. Teil 3 mit vollständigem Glossarium (S. 398 - 552). Fortsetzung des Titels: Op last van het gouvernement es in naem der Koninklyke Akademie van wetenschappen, letteren en fraeije kunsten, voor de eerste mael uitgegeven door J. David, pr. Prof. by de Catholyke Hoogeschool, lid der Koninklyke Akademie van Belgie, enz. - Erstausgabe. Die Rymbybel und De wrake von Jerusalem (Biblische Geschichte und Zerstörung Jerusalems durch die Römer), etwa 35000 gereimte Verse, Übersetzung und Ergänzung von Peter Comestors ''Historia scolastica'' (1169 - 1175) sowie von ''De bello judaico'' und ''Antiquitates judaicae'' des Flavius Josephus ist die erstmalige Übersetzung der historischen Bücher des Alten Testaments ins Niederländische. Diese vollständige Originalausgabe mit Glossar ist selten.; Jahr: 1858; Format: Quart; Anzahl der Seiten: 593 / 700 / XXX, 552; Auflage: 1.; Zustand: 2 (Einbände etwas bestoßen. Signaturschilder von Rücken entfernt (Jahreszahl auf Rücken von Band III dadurch nicht mehr vorhanden). Rückenvergoldung verblasst. Bibliotheksetikett jeweils auf Spiegel. Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Sonst tadellos.) 7150 gr. 593 / 700 / XXX, 552 pages. Einbände etwas bestoßen. Signaturschilder von Rücken entfernt (Jahreszahl auf Rücken von Band III dadurch nicht mehr vorhanden). Rückenvergoldung verblasst. Bibliotheksetikett jeweils auf Spiegel. Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Sonst tadellos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scenes of Clerical Life

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1858 - Octavo. Original maroon morocco-grained cloth, stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt; two volumes, brown coated endpapers. Easily, a very good, unsophistocated copy of the author's first book, now quite scarce in the original cloth. Internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind; volume I with bookplate or label removed from front pastedown, leaving evidence of it's removal, rear outer hinge starting. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown of volume I. Housed in an excellent quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Life, Trial, And Execution of Christian Sattler, For the Murder of...

      1858. Murder at Sea [Broadside]. [Execution]. Sattler, Christian [d. 1858]. Life, Trial, And Execution of Christian Sattler, For the Murder of Thain the Detective. [London: S.n., 1858]. 19-3/4" x 14-1/2" broadside mounted to 22-1/2" x 25" frame. Text in four columns within woodcut border, large woodcut vignette of execution, featuring a superimposed "close up" of the hanged man, within woodcut border near center of text below headline. Main text preceded by four stanzas of verse. Some toning, minor creases to margins, "February 8: 1858" in small early hand to upper right corner above border. * Sattler was a German man who stole a bag of valuables belonging to a London stockbroker from an inn in Cambridgeshire (shortly after his release from jail). After stealing the bag Sattler fled to the continent and was tracked down and arrested in Hamburg by two London detectives, Charles Thain and William Jarvis. On the journey back to England, Thain left Sattler alone in his cabin where he found a pistol, which he used to murder Thain when he returned to Sattler's cabin. Sattler was found guilty and hanged at the Old Bailey on February 8, 1858. This broadside includes an eight-stanza ballad about the crime and eight additional sections titled The Interview, The Letter, Sattler's Last Moments, The Condemned Sermon, The Trial, Verdict, Judge's Address, and The Execution. OCLC locates 2 copies (British Library, UNC-Chapel Hill).

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        The United States of North America

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

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        (Scarce wall bill from the most famous German travelling menagerie – including Miss Jenny, the Giant Elephant). - Die große Menagerie von E. Renz. Programm. Die Haupt-Vorstellung und Fütterung sämmtlicher Thiere.

      Frankfurt, J. G. Müller, s.d., but ca. 1858.. Typographic wall bill with 3 xylographic illustrations (the menageur Renz with his big cats). Size: 17 x 11.5 inches. A vertical and a horizontal fold to outer right and lower left margin, but not causing any defects. Printed on very thin paper, in very fine condition. Scarce wall bill advertising the feeding and the main show of Renz‘ menagerie of trained animals, with the “Giant Elephant” Miss Jenny being the highlight. Jenny, at the age of only 11 years but already weighing 3 tons, would perform several acts of artistry, a.o. firing a gun, balancing and doing a headstand, sitting down at a restaurant table and ringing the bell for ordering and more. The lower half of the wall bill describes the other animals in the menagerie, among which we find a huge selection of big cats (what Renz was especially known for): giant lions from the Barbary, cougars (felis convolor), king tigers from Bengal, panthers, jaguars and ocelots, but also a greenland-dog (probably a huskie), hyaenas, wolves, racoons, a polar bear, lamas and guanacos, different antelopes and a collection of monkeys and parrots as well as two boa constrictors. – The menagerie and circus of Christian Renz was one of the best known travelling menageries in Europe in the second half of the 19th century. It was founded by Ernst Jakob Renz (1815-1892) in Berlin in 1842 under the name ‘Circus olympique‘ and owned impressive menagerie buildings, a.o. in Berlin, Breslau, Bremen, Copenhagen Hamburg and Vienna. – A few comparable though not identical wall bills are held by special collections in Leipzig and Dresden.

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        1.:) Geschichte der helvetischen Republik vor ihrer Gründung (.) (2.:) Geschichte der Eidgenossenschaft während der Herrschaft der Vermittlungsakte. (3.:) Geschichte der Eidgenossenschaft während der sogenannten Restaurationsepoche. (4.:) Geschichte der Eidgenossenschaft während der Zeit des sogeheissenen Fortschrittes.

      Bern u. Zürich, Chr. Fischer, u.Stämpfli u. Friedrich Schulthess u. J. Körber, 1843-1858. - 3 Bde.; 2 Bde.; 3 Bde.; 3 Bde. 8°. Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildern (nicht uniform gebunden). HBLS 6, 791, 30. - Barth 5013. - Sammlung von vier separat erschienenen Werken in jeweils erster Ausgabe. Johann Anton Tillier (1792-1854) Jurist, Regierungsrat, Landammann u. Nationalrat, wurde hauptsächlich durch seine Geschichtswerke bekannt. - Mit 4 (teilweise entfernten) Exlibris. Einbände mit Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BRITISH COLUMBIA, AND VANCOUVER ISLAND; COMPRISING A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE BRITISH SETTLEMENTS IN THE NORTH- WEST COAST OF AMERICA...

      London, 1858. viii,247pp. Folding frontispiece map. Half title. 16mo. Original color pictorial boards, backstrip neatly replaced. Tiny closed tear to the map near the mounting stub. Otherwise a clean, very good copy. Includes descriptions of the gold rush, which had begun the same year as the publication of this work, and radically changed the character of the region, which had until that time been mainly a source of furs for the Hudson's bay Company. Reprinted in the appendix is the act of Parliament dated August 2, 1858, which called for a separate government for British Columbia. Hazlitt also treats the natives of the region, and includes a brief Chinook vocabulary. Hazlitt "[d]rew on primary sources - letters, and reports from the LONDON TIMES correspondent - for his description of the gold fever" - Streeter. TPL 3818 (lacking map). GAGNON I:1635. LANDE 1219. SABIN 31126. WAGNER-CAMP 300b. SMITH 4272. LOWTHER 73. STREETER 3411.

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        Two Millions

      New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1858. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. [1], 93 pages. Illustrated. Illustrated cream paper covered boards with title on front. Light shelf and edge wear to hardcover. Spine is chipped and cracked. Inscribed by the author on the right front flyleaf - "Hon. M. Van Buren with the respects and regards of Wm. Allen Butler July 31, 1858." The book is housed in a custom made half brown Moroccan, half tan cloth slip case with 5 raised bands and title on the spine. The slip case has light rubs and scratches. Included with the book and slip case is a 3 page letter, dated Nov 22 '57, from "Lindenwald." The folded letter is addressed to B F Butler and signed "very truly your friend Martin Van Buren." The content of the letter concerns Martin Van Buren's second son John Van Buren. Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) was the eighth president of the United States and the first President born after the United States declared independence from Great Britain. Author William Allen Butler was the son of poet and New York lawyer Benjamin Franklin Butler.

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        The History of New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts: Including a History of the Old Township of Dartmouth and the Present Townships of Westport, Dartmouth, and Fairhaven ... [bound with:] The Old Colony Railroad: its Connections, Popular Resorts, and Fashionable Watering-Places ... by Burleigh. (Folding map; illustrated. 32pp. Boston: Rand, Avery, 1875)

      New Bedford, Mass: Published by the Author, 1858. First edition. 412 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Nineteenth-century half green morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, marbled edges. Small closed tear to map, otherwise a beautiful copy, from the library of J.B. VOORHEES of Brooklyn. Inserted before the title page is the Schedule for the Old Colony Railroad, Fall River Line ... between Boston and New York". First edition. 412 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        George (1821-1888) The States of Central America; their geography, topography, climate, population, resources productions, commerce, political organization, aborigines, etc

      xvi-[17]-782+[2 ad] pages with 5 maps (several fold out including pocket map0, 8 lithographic plates, 57 woodcuts, tables, bibliography and index. Thick royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in original brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped edge ruled cover. Includes chapters on Honduras, San Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Belize, the Bay Islands, The Mosquito shore, and the Honduras inter-oceanic railway. First Edition.Squier was born in Bethlehem, New York, the son of a minister of English heritage and his Palatine German wife. In early youth he worked on a farm, attended and taught school, studied engineering, and became interested in American antiquities. The Panic of 1837 made an engineering career unfeasible, so he pursued literature and journalism. He was associated in the publication of the New York State Mechanic at Albany 1841-1842. In 1843-1848, he engaged in journalism in Hartford, Connecticut and then edited the Chillicothe, Ohio, weekly newspaper the Scioto Gazette. During this period, he collaborated with physician Edwin H. Davis on the book, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley, which was issued in 1848. The work was a landmark in American scientific research, the study of the prehistoric Mound Builders of North America, and the early development of archaeology as a scientific discipline. The book was the first volume of the Smithsonian Institution's Contributions to Knowledge series and the Institution's first publication. Among Squier and Davis' most important achievements was their systematic approach to analyzing and documenting the sites they surveyed, including the Serpent Mound in Peebles, Ohio, which they discovered in 1846, and the mapping of the Mound City Group in Chillicothe, Ohio, which has been restored using their data and is now part of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park. He was appointed special chargé d'affaires to all the Central American states in 1849, and negotiated treaties with Nicaragua, Honduras, and San Salvador. In 1853 he made a second visit to Central America to examine a line for a projected interoceanic railroad, and to make further study of the archaeology of the country. In 1856 he received the medal of the French Geographical Society for his researches. In 1858, he married Miriam Florence Folline who had recently had a previous marriage annulled. About 1860, he became editor-in-chief for Frank Leslie's publishing house, and supervised the publication of the first two volumes of Frank Leslie's Pictorial History of the American Civil War. In 1863 Squier was appointed U. S. commissioner to Peru, where he made an exhaustive investigation of Inca remains and took numerous photographs of them. He later gave a series of 12 lectures on "The Inca Empire" for the Lowell Institute for their 1866-67 season. In 1868 he was appointed consul-general of Honduras at New York, and in 1871 he was elected the first president of the Anthropological Institute of New York. He conducted ethnological studies, especially in Nicaragua, Honduras and Peru. On returning from Peru, he continued working for Frank Leslie, but gave it up when his health failed. In 1873, his wife divorced him, and married Leslie a year later. In 1874 his health became so seriously impaired as to preclude further original research, and though he subsequently recovered sufficiently to direct the final preparation and revision of his work on Peru for publication, the affection resulted in his death. He was a member of numerous historical, archaeological, and scientific societies.Condition:Re-cased, corners gently bumped, some occasional foxing through out else a very good copy.

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        Skåde-Penningar öfver de Förnämsta Händelser som tillhöra Konung Gustaf IIIs Historia.

      - Stockholm, P.A. Nordstedt & Söner, 1858. Folio. Alla sidor i kopparstick. [J. Gillberg, Sculpsit]. Titelblad + förord + Förteckning på planscherna + 86 planscher med avbildningar av medaljer. (Komplett). Oskuren i samtida grå pappärmar med klotrygg. pappersetikett med titel på främre pärm. 35 mm av kloten saknas vid ryggens fot. Sprickor i yttre falsar. 70 mm i främre fals vid huvud och 145 mm vid fot och i bakre fals 35 mm vid huvud och 50 mm vid fot. Inlagan delvis lätt lagerfläckad, fem av de sju sista lagerfläckade. Stämpel "Trolleholms Bibliotek" i övre kant på titelbladet. Ex libris Bibliotheca Trolleholmiae Carl Trolle Bonde. 50 x 35 cm[#\122830]

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        Les symphonies de l’hiver par Jules Janin. Illustrations de Gavarni.

      Paris : Morizot (impr. J. Claye). 1858 - Édition originale faisant suite aux Petits bonheurs parus l’année précédente, illustrée de quinze planches en premier tirage, dont le frontispice, gravées sur cuivre par Colin, Rouargue, Willmann et Calamatta d’après les dessins de Gavarni. L’ouvrage qui débute par un beau Prélude de Janin rendant hommage à l’artiste se compose de 12 symphonies : à Madame Héléna Fould, au vieux Dante, au mariage, à Beethoven, à madame de Pompadour, aux chemins de fer, à l’Opéra, au ballet, à la Tarentule, à madame Prevost, à l’orgue et à la guitare. Très bel exemplaire broché, condition très rare. Très rare rousseurs dos légèrement assombri. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de l’écrivain Paul Toinet (1924-1991) avec son ex-libris. - Carteret, III, p. 322. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rymbybel van Jacob van Maerlant, met voorrede, varianten van Hss., aenteekeningen en glossarium []. Drei Bände I-III (komplett).

      Drei O.-Halbleinenbände (19,5 x 27,5 cm). Grün marmorierte Deckelbezüge, Leinenecken, Rücken mit Titel und Autor sowie Jahreszahlen in Goldprägung (bei Band III nicht mehr lesbar). Band 1 mit einer farbigen Chromlitho. Teil 3 mit vollständigem Glossarium (S. 398 - 552). Fortsetzung des Titels: Op last van het gouvernement es in naem der Koninklyke Akademie van wetenschappen, letteren en fraeije kunsten, voor de eerste mael uitgegeven door J. David, pr. Prof. by de Catholyke Hoogeschool, lid der Koninklyke Akademie van Belgie, enz. - Erstausgabe. Die Rymbybel und De wrake von Jerusalem (Biblische Geschichte und Zerstörung Jerusalems durch die Römer), etwa 35000 gereimte Verse, Übersetzung und Ergänzung von Peter Comestors ''Historia scolastica'' (1169 - 1175) sowie von ''De bello judaico'' und ''Antiquitates judaicae'' des Flavius Josephus ist die erstmalige Übersetzung der historischen Bücher des Alten Testaments ins Niederländische. Diese vollständige Originalausgabe mit Glossar ist selten. Jahr: 1858 Format: Quart Anzahl der Seiten: 593 / 700 / XXX, 552 Auflage: 1. Zustand: 2 (Einbände etwas bestoßen. Signaturschilder von Rücken entfernt (Jahreszahl auf Rücken von Band III dadurch nicht mehr vorhanden). Rückenvergoldung verblasst. Bibliotheksetikett jeweils auf Spiegel. Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Sonst tadellos.)

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        Schiermonnikoog - Wopke Eekhoff, 1858.

      ?Het Eiland Schiermonnikoog, voormaals eene Heerlijkheid, later de 32e Grietenij der Provincie Friesland. ?? Staalgravure vervaardigd 1858 door Daniel Veelwaard voor de Nieuwe Atlas van Provincie Friesland van Wopke Eekhoff. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm.: 59 x 77 cm.De Nieuwe Atlas van Provincie Friesland, werd in opdracht van het provinciebestuur gemaakt. Op 2 maart 1847 verscheen in de Leeuwarder Courant het ?Berigt van Inteekening op de uitgave van een nieuwe Atlas van Vriesland?. De prijs voor de hele atlas met 32 kaarten was fl. 48, losse kaarten kostten fl. 2 per stuk.Iedere kaart werd in de betreffende gemeente twee weken ter inzage gelegd. Via een voorafgaande publicatie in de Leeuwarder Courant meldde Eekhoff dat ?ieder in de gelegenheid wordt gesteld om daarop schriftelijke aanmerkingen aan het Bestuur mede te deelen?. Ook werd nog even vermeld dat men nog steeds voor twee gulden een losse kaart kon bestellen, ?dewijl die na de uitgave niet meer te bekomen zullen zijn?.Op zijn dertiende ging Wopke Eekhoff (1809 - 1880) in zijn geboortestad Leeuwarden aan het werk bij boekhandelaar en drukker G.T.N. Suringar. Hij ontwikkelde zch tot een self-made historicus van naam. In 1838 werd hij benoemd tot stadsarchivaris van Leeuwarden, de eerste van Nederland. Die functie combineerde hij met een eigen boekhandel en uitgeverij op de hoek van de Wirdumerdijk en de Peperstraat.In een oplage van 286 exemplaren gaf Eekhoff de Nieuwe Atlas van Friesland uit, tegenwoordig beter bekend als de Eekhoff-atlas. Tien jaar daarvoor hadden Gedeputeerde Staten van Friesland opdracht gegeven om de provincie opnieuw in kaart te brengen. Met behulp van driehoeksmeting werden de kaarten samengesteld door J.W. Witteveen (tekenaar bij het kadaster), onder toezicht van ingenieur-verificateur J.H. Japp?. De kaarten werden gegraveerd door D. en H. Veelwaard en beletterd door L. Schweickhardt.Prijs: ?975,-.

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        Album des deutschen Vereins zur Unterstutzung der Hinterlassenen verdienter Kunstler

      Wurzburg: Selbstverlage des Vereins. 1858. First. First edition. German. Octavo: viii, 352 pp.; 22 cm. Near fine in full contemporary leather with fine gilt boarders and decorative devices to both boards and the spine, all edges gilt; with some scuffing to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and tight in a very fine binding. .

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        Life, Trial, Confession, And Execution of Christian Sattler, For the..

      1858. "Christian Sattler is My Name, I Die a Death of Scorn and Shame" [Broadside]. [Execution]. Sattler, Christian [d. 1858]. Life, Trial, Confession, And Execution of Christian Sattler, For the Murder of Detective Thain. [London], S.n., [1858]. 19-1/2" x 14-1/2" broadside mounted on 22-1/2" x 15" thick-paper backing sheet. Text in three columns below headline and large woodcut execution scene within woodcut border. Light browning, minor creases to corners, a few chips to edges touching borders. $1,950. * Sattler was a German man who stole a bag of valuables belonging to a London stockbroker from an inn in Cambridgeshire (shortly after his release from jail). After stealing the bag Sattler fled to the continent and was tracked down and arrested in Hamburg by two London detectives, Charles Thain and William Jarvis. On the journey back to England, Thain left Sattler alone in his cabin where he found a pistol, which he used to murder Thain when he returned to Sattler's cabin. Sattler was found guilty and hanged at the Old Bailey on February 8, 1858. This broadside includes a contrite eight-stanza ballad in Sattler's voice. The text is divided into seven sections titled "The Execution," "The Life," "The Murder," "The Trial," "Conduct of the Prisoner," "A Commutation of Sentence" and "A Copy of a Letter." (The commutation was due to a legal technicality relating the nature of Sattler's arrest. "The Letter" is the text of a letter from Sattler's Father). No copies listed on OCLC.

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        The Genera of British Lepidoptera transferred from the original figures, in 193 plates of "British Entomology"

      Lovell Reeve, London 1858 - vii, 35 hand-coloured plates (196 figures). . HB. Small 4to, rebound in an attractive recent qtr leather, marbled boards, black leather title-piece to spine. Light stain to blank upper margin of some plates; one chipped to outer blank margin with some loss; several plates with common names neatly added in ink. From the library of Paul Sokoloff with his book-plate to endpaper. Very good copy. Very scarce, especially with hand-colouring of the lithographic plates. The images are based on illustrations which first appeared in Curtis’ ‘British Entomology; being illustrations and descriptions of the Genera of Insects’, 1823-1839, published in 16 volumes. This work depicts a selection of the Lepidoptera usually presented six to a plate. Nissen ZBI 1004. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Architecture du Vme au XVIIme siècle et les Arts qui en dépendent : la sculpture, la peinture murale, la peinture sur verre, la mosaique, la ferronnerie, etc. (Complete set, 4 volumes & Atlas).

      Paris, Gide, 1858. 5 volumes. Later cloth bindings. Complete set, 4 volumes with 260 plates; 32x24 cm. and Atlas with 45 plates; 49x32 cm. Together a total of 305 plates, several chromolitho's in color. Text in French / Français. - (cloth bindings worn and stained on spines, paper with some foxing) Although still good set, see picture, more pictures on request.

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        Le Livre D'Or De L'Ordre De Leopold Et De La Croix De Fer Publie Sous Le Patronage De Sa Majestie Le Roi with Supplement (9 Novembre au 12 Aout 1860). Three volumes.

      Bruxelles. Lelong. and 1864 (Supplement). 1858 - 3 volumes of 3 (including 1864 supplement). Large 4to (345 x 260). (6), xlvi, 47-481, (1); (4), 785, (1); (4), ii, 3-222, (2). Engraved frontspiece and 2 plates, all with tissue guards, with 22 smaller sized plates tipped in to vol.1. 3 smaller plates tipped in to vol.2 and 4 smaller plates tipped into supplement. Large paper copy with armorial decorated borders to all pages. Marbled endpapers with cracked hinges to vols.1 and 2. Red half morocco gilt with pebbled cloth corners in lieu of leather. Red pebbled cloth boards. Raised bands with blind stamped rulings. Some scuffs to leather and boards. Sunning to supplement. 3 large, heavy volumes which may be subject to additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The States of Central America; their geography, topography, climate, population, resources productions, commerce, political organization, aborigines, Etc

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1858 - xvi-[17]-782+[2 ad] pages with 5 maps (several fold out including pocket map0, 8 lithographic plates, 57 woodcuts, tables, bibliography and index. Thick royal octavo (9 1/2" x6 1/2") bound in original brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped edge ruled cover. Includes chapters on Honduras, San Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Belize, the Bay Islands, The Mosquito shore, and the Honduras inter-oceanic railway. First Edition. Squier was born in Bethlehem, New York, the son of a minister of English heritage and his Palatine German wife. In early youth he worked on a farm, attended and taught school, studied engineering, and became interested in American antiquities. The Panic of 1837 made an engineering career unfeasible, so he pursued literature and journalism. He was associated in the publication of the New York State Mechanic at Albany 1841-1842. In 1843-1848, he engaged in journalism in Hartford, Connecticut and then edited the Chillicothe, Ohio, weekly newspaper the Scioto Gazette. During this period, he collaborated with physician Edwin H. Davis on the book, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley, which was issued in 1848. The work was a landmark in American scientific research, the study of the prehistoric Mound Builders of North America, and the early development of archaeology as a scientific discipline. The book was the first volume of the Smithsonian Institution's Contributions to Knowledge series and the Institution's first publication. Among Squier and Davis' most important achievements was their systematic approach to analyzing and documenting the sites they surveyed, including the Serpent Mound in Peebles, Ohio, which they discovered in 1846, and the mapping of the Mound City Group in Chillicothe, Ohio, which has been restored using their data and is now part of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park. He was appointed special chargé d'affaires to all the Central American states in 1849, and negotiated treaties with Nicaragua, Honduras, and San Salvador. In 1853 he made a second visit to Central America to examine a line for a projected interoceanic railroad, and to make further study of the archaeology of the country. In 1856 he received the medal of the French Geographical Society for his researches. In 1858, he married Miriam Florence Folline who had recently had a previous marriage annulled. About 1860, he became editor-in-chief for Frank Leslie's publishing house, and supervised the publication of the first two volumes of Frank Leslie's Pictorial History of the American Civil War. In 1863 Squier was appointed U. S. commissioner to Peru, where he made an exhaustive investigation of Inca remains and took numerous photographs of them. He later gave a series of 12 lectures on "The Inca Empire" for the Lowell Institute for their 1866-67 season. In 1868 he was appointed consul-general of Honduras at New York, and in 1871 he was elected the first president of the Anthropological Institute of New York. He conducted ethnological studies, especially in Nicaragua, Honduras and Peru. On returning from Peru, he continued working for Frank Leslie, but gave it up when his health failed. In 1873, his wife divorced him, and married Leslie a year later. In 1874 his health became so seriously impaired as to preclude further original research, and though he subsequently recovered sufficiently to direct the final preparation and revision of his work on Peru for publication, the affection resulted in his death. He was a member of numerous historical, archaeological, and scientific societies. Condition: Re-cased, corners gently bumped, some occasional foxing through out else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Virginians

      Bradbury & Evans, 1858 First edition, first issue, 1858 and 1859, two volumes. Issue points: p. 207, line 33, "actresses"; chapters 47 and 48 are misnumbered. First book edition, originally issued in parts, 1857-1859. Both volumes in very good condition. Each volume has a previous owner's bookplate attached to the front paste-down.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Grosse Vorstellung von der Gesellschaft des R. Knie. Auf dem Paradeplatz in dem großen Arabischen Circus. Heute und die darauf folgenden Tage während der Messe täglich Zwei große außerordentliche akrobatisch-athletische Ballet- und pantomimische Vorstellungen von der rühmlichst bekannten Gesellschaft des Rudolph Knie.

      O. O., ca. 1858. - Plakat mit typographischem Text in breiter roter und grüner Holzschnitt-Bordüre mit insgesamt 6 Darstellungen. Blattgr.: 52 x 43 cm Aufgeführt wurden u. a.: Tänze auf dem englischen Seile, Die Leiter-Promenade, Zippelhauben-Polka, Tarantella, japanische Spiele und französische Trapeze von Rudolph, Hermann, Heinrich und Elise Knie, sowie von einer Vielzahl weiterer Artisten. Den Abschluss bildete: "Die schwebenden Sylphiden, ausgeführt vom gesammten Personal, in bengalischer Beleuchtung", Die schönen Holzschnitt in rot zeigen einzelne akrobatische Übungen bzw. Tanzvorführungen. - Kleiner hinterlegter Einriss, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar!

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