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        The Plays.

      London: George Routledge & Co.,, 1858. Edited by Howard Staunton. The illustrations by John Gilbert. Engraved by the brothers Dalziel. 3 volumes, octavo (251 x 164 mm). Contemporary red pebble-grained morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt separated by raised bands, college crest to boards gilt surrounded by gilt panelling, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Engraved frontispieces and numerous engravings throughout. Bookplate to front pastedowns, some occasional light foxing, an excellent set. First Staunton edition. A handsomely bound set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Plays of Shakespeare (3 Vols.)

      George Routledge & Co, London 1858 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Democratic Book 1936

      Signed Limited edition, number 1858. Large folio, original full brown morocco gilt, watered silk endpapers, top edge gilt. Signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Comes with the additional booklet from the 1936 Democratic convention. In near fine condition. The Democratic Book 1936 contains information such as the partyÂ’s platform, election results, and statements from the President, his cabinet members, the first lady, and other important members of his administration. With dozens of contemporary advertisements, many in color.

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        La Odalisca en los Laureles ; Ricardo y Felisa : Episodios de las Fiestas del Pilar en Zaragoza ; Flora y Sofía o el Cementerio de Mi Pueblo

      Madrid : Manuel Gómez 1858 - ~ Ilustradas con profusión de viñetas xilográficas & 2 litografías fuera de texto, de la Litografía Heráldica (Madrid) ~ Rarísimas novelas del prolífico literato e historiador riojano (1822-1885). Farreras (Catálogo .) no ha visto ninguna de las tres y cita las dos primeras por Ovilo y Otero (Manual .) quien, a su vez, no parece haber visto «La Odalisca .». No figuran en el catálogo de la BNE ~ Encuadernación plusgémina de época en media piel, nervios y títulos dorados en lomo ~ 529-623p; 1-138p+1f; 289-527p ~ 23x16x3cm. ~ Encuadernación restaurada. Papel en muy buen estado, sólo con raras y leves manchas ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Untersuchungen über die Entwickelungs-Gesetze der organischen Welt während der Bildungs-Zeit unserer Erd-Oberfläche. Eine von der Französischen Akademie im Jahre 1857 gekrönte Preisschrift.

      X, 504 Seiten. Hardcover Originalausgabe 1858, kein Reprint. Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. petrominera_alt. 053

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        Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York; Procured in Holland, England and France Vols. I - X, and Index

      Weed - Parsons Printing Co., Printers., Albany 1858 - Size: 4to. 11-volume set (complete). Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Published 1853-1858. Edited by E. B. O'Callaghan. Original black embossed cloth, gilt lettering on spine, folding maps. All of the volumes have chipping at spine ends, corners worn, moderate to heavy foxing on end papers and last few pages, minimal to heavy foxing on interior pages. Four of the volumes have offsetting on a few pages where the previous owner had pressed leaves. Specific notes on each volume: Vol. I is 646 pp. and has a good-sized damp stain on the cover and inside throughout the book; the color frontis map shows the damp stain, but it is not particularly noticeable; one large fold-out map has a 1" tear at gutter and the damp stain; third fold-out map also has damp stain. Vol. II has 771 pp., title page, frontis & tissue have heavy foxing; interior has light foxing except where leaves were pressed, where foxing and offsetting is moderate. Vol. III has 1028 pp., some moderate to heavy foxing throughout. Vol. IV has 1192 pp., corners very worn and chipping at spine ends worse than the others; apparent rodent damage to fore-edge of pages near bottom corner, no damage to text; foxing heavier on end papers than other volumes, but interior is whiter and brighter than other volumes with minimal foxing throughout most of the volume. Vol. V has 985 pp., covers soiled and scuffed, rodent damage at top corners; front cover starting to separate at bottom of spine; damp stain at top margin; about 25 pages have yellowed badly, reason unknown. Vol. VI has 1028 pp. and a damp stain on the bottom edge of the blank margin. Vol. VII has 1007 pp., covers are scuffed and soiled, some sort of damage about the size of the old silver dollar at fore-edge front cover; there is a large damp stain throughout starting at the gutter and moving out, consequently the rear free end paper is partially stuck to the rear end paper. Vol. VIII has 817 pp., the edge on one fold-out map (edge nearest gutter) has gotten folded up and it has a 1" tear; second map in very good condition; there is some minor damage to the top edge of a few pages. Vol. IX has 1114 pp., the fold-out plan and fold-out map are moderately foxed; foxing on end papers is heavy. Vol. X has 1167 pp., corners badly bumped and front cover is loose and separating at bottom of spine. Index volume has 686 pp. and the back strip has come off and is attached with tape. Overall, the set would be very good for research or historical reading despite its flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 80 lbs 0 oz. Category: History; Inventory No: 002642. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Pyrénées illustrées.

      Bagnères, Dossun, Tarbes, Dufour, 1858. ____ Edition originale. Elle est illustrée par 30 planches lithographiées, la plupart sur fond teinté. Selon Labarère, le nombre de planches de cet album varie de 26 à 33 lithographies. Il existe en plus du titre imprimé, un titre lithographié qui n'a jamais été relié dans cet exemplaire. Il est relié dans un beau cartonnage avec la mention en lettres dorées sur le premier plat : "D. Léon Péré, Imprimeur - Libraire - Editeur, Bagnères de Bigorre." Bel exemplaire. Labarère 1538 : "Très recherché ." *****. In-folio. [337 x 252 mm] Collation : (4), IV, 400 pp., 30 planches h.-t. Toile verte de l'éditeur, titre doré sur les plats. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Silver Sutures in Surgery the Anniversary Discourse before the New York Academy of Medicine

      SAMUEL S. & WILLIAM WOOD, NEW YORK 1858 - covers missing, seperated at page 16, "long island historical society" stamped on bottom of title page, black and white illustrations, pages brittle, pages yellowing DATE PUBLISHED: 1858 EDITION: 79 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 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" 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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        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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        „Ansichten steyerischer Gegenden, Heilbäder und Ortschaften gezeichnet von Carl Reichert. Herausgegeben von Anton Burger, Graz“ (Textheft).

      Graz, Anton Burger, o. J. (1858-1862). Qu.-Gr.-8°. 140 Tafeln in Stahlstich u. ein handschriftl. Textheft (Titel, 12 S. u. ein weißes Bl.), lose in Pp.-Umschlag u. Pp.-Schuber m. gedrucktem Deckelschild („Ansichten aus Steyermark. Verlag: A. Burger, Graz“). Erstausgabe. - Vollständiges Exemplar der sogenannten „Burger‘schen Suite“ mit allen 138 Ansichten, 2 zusätzlichen Varianten, einer alten Fotografie einer weiteren Variante u. einem handschriftl. Textheft (mit Erläuterungen zum Entstehen der Ansichten-Folge sowie einem Inhaltsverzeichnis; wohl um 1900 geschrieben). - „Diese Sammlung steyerischer Ansichten [...] wurde [...] von 1858 bis 1862 herausgegeben. Dieselbe umfasst in ihrer Gesamtheit 138 Ansichten und 3 Varianten in Stahlstichen in der Größe von beiläufig 12 x 8 cm [Blattgröße ca. 17,4 x 22,2 cm] [...]. Sie war ursprünglich nicht als zusammenhängende Ansichtenfolge gedacht, sondern hauptsächlich als Ansichten für Briefköpfe von Heilbädern und Gegenden Steyermarks. Nach und nach wurde sie dann in geografischer Hinsicht vervollkomnet [...]“ (Textheft). - Die Tafeln Nebehay/W. 8, 26 (diese als Photographie) u. 34 liegen in jeweils zwei Varianten vor. 3 Tafeln (61, 66 u. 100) alt koloriert. Tafel 103 („Villa Aichelburg in Neuhaus“) war überklebt mit „Villa Maryland in Neuhaus“; diese Überklebung wurde wieder abgelöst und darunter montiert. Ein Teil der Tafeln ist etwas beschnitten und auf Untersatzkartons montiert, eine Tafel (17) ist bis zur Darstellung beschnitten, aufgezogen u. handschriftl. bezeichnet. - Ränder tlw. etw. bestoßen. Zwei Tafeln m. kl. Eckknicken. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig (nur wenige Tafeln stärker). - Insgesamt schönes Exemplar dieser vollständig äußerst seltenen Ansichtenfolge. - Nebehay/W. 535 (unter „Ansichten aus der Steiermark..., um 1860... Kein Titelblatt“). Versand D: 12,00 EUR Reichert, Ansichten aus der Steiermark, Ansichten steyerischer Gegenden, Heilbäder und Ortschaften gezeichnet von Carl Reichert. Herausgegeben von Anton Burger, Graz, Ansichtenwerke, Steiermark, Untersteiermark, Slowenien, Burger‘sche Suite

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        THE CORAL ISLAND: A TALE OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN.

      London T. Nelson and Sons 1858 - FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE dated 1858 on title page, 8vo, approximately 170 x 110 mm, 6¾ x 4½ inches, coloured frontispiece (Terrible Encounter with a Shark, indicating a second issue), colour illustrated extra title page and 6 colour plates all by the author, pages: viii, (9)-438, bound in 19th century half calf over brown pebble cloth sides, gilt dividing lines, gilt raised bands, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges and endpapers marbled. Gilt on spine slightly dull, cloth unevenly slightly darkened, owner signature in pencil dated 1876 on reverse of front endpaper, the same one in ink on reverse of frontispiece, another ink signature dated 1926 on reverse of front endpaper, very small crease to top corner of frontispiece and both title pages, tiny closed tear to fore-edge margin of frontispiece neatly repaired, reverse and margins of frontispiece slightly dusty, very small pale stain to lower margin, a different early signature to top of title page, some light browning and pale staining throughout, mostly to margins and varying in intensity, a few pages lightly soiled, small dark stain on text on pages 341-349, obscuring a letter on a couple of pages, but all easily legible, page 17/18 reinserted and top margin slightly chipped and slightly frayed, neatly repaired with no loss of printed area (see image), inner margin of page 47/48 and 49/50 untidily repaired, no loss of text, small closed tear to text on page 101/102, no loss, small crease to some top corners of text pages, very short closed tear to inner edge of plate page 30, just entering 5 mm (¼") into the image, repaired without loss, 2 short closed tears to margin of plate page 178 neatly repaired, 3 to margin of plate page 214 neatly repaired, all tissue guards but 1 missing. A good complete but well used copy, sturdily bound. See R. M. Ballantyne, First Editions by Eric Quayle 12a. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Dictionnaire raisonne de l'architecture francaise du XIe au XVIe siecle. [10 Volumes]

      B. Bance. Hardcover. Paris, 1858-1868. 8vo, contemporary red morocco over marbled paper. Pagination as follows: Vol I. [iv], XVI, 506, [ii]pp.; Vol. II: [iv], 544, [ii]pp.; Vol. III: [iv], 512, [ii]pp.; Vol. IV: [iv], 509, [iii]pp.; Vol. V: [iv], 563, [iii]pp.; Vol. VI: [iv], 458pp.; Vol. VII: [iv], 570, [ii]pp.; Vol. VIII: [iv], 519, [iii]pp.; Vol. IX: [iv], 554pp.; Vol. X not paginated. A very good original set in an attractive fine period binding. Some foxing to page edges, first volume with paper tape reinforcement to front hinge, some darkening to bindings at spine, bookplates to pastedowns light general wear. Very good condition overall / tres bon etat. A nice copy of the first of Viollet-Le-Duc's major works. . Very Good. 1858.

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        HISTORIA DE CÁDIZ Y SU PROVINCIA DESDE LOS REMOTOS TIEMPOS HASTA 1814

      Imprenta de la Revista Médica, Cádiz 1858 - 826 pp. + Prospecto, incluyendo plano desplegable de Cádiz y 6 desplegables de medallas antiguas gaditanas. 24 x 16 cm. Encuadernación en holandesa. Este autor se distinguió entre los eruditos y críticos de su tiempo. Con su nombre y con los seudónimos de [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ask Mamma;" or, The Richest Commoner in England

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1858 - First Edition. Hand colored frontispiece, 12 hand colored steel engravings, and numerous woodcut illustrations in text by John Leech. 1 vols. 8vo. First Edition, Original Cloth. Original tan pictorial cloth, gilt, some cover wear Hand colored frontispiece, 12 hand colored steel engravings, and numerous woodcut illustrations in text by John Leech. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Ask Mamma;" or, The Richest Commoner in England

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858. First Edition. Hand colored frontispiece, 12 hand colored steel engravings, and numerous woodcut illustrations in text by John Leech. 1 vols. 8vo. Original tan pictorial cloth, gilt, some cover wear. First Edition. Hand colored frontispiece, 12 hand colored steel engravings, and numerous woodcut illustrations in text by John Leech. 1 vols. 8vo. First Edition, Original Cloth.

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        Charming autograph letter signed to his brother Edward, (Sir John, 1790-1861, Judge of the King's Bench )

      1858 - saying his gout "while it stayed was very trifling so I had no chance of being a cook in a rage", they have had "long letters from Coley", his son John Coleridge PATTESON (1827-1871, from 1861 Bishop of Melanesia), "last date November 23rd - they got back to Auckland on the 17th. . They visited 66 Islands & landed 81 times - never in danger from the natives but once, when two arrows were shot at their boat as they went off: one went over their heads & the other fell 10 yards short - He is very hopeful of doing good, but bitterly laments that there are so few labourers in the Vineyard & of those few many not of the right sort - How should it be otherwise, well-educated men won't go, & half-educated men do almost more harm than good", he rejoices that "you have good accounts from Franky; he is a plucky fellow to have shaken off the fever & marched up to Cawnpore &c", while "Colin . plans & executes, careful of the lives of his men, leaving nothing to chance . You see we have knocked up the Denison case - I was quite satisfied on carefully considering the Act of Parliament that we could not come to any other conclusion. I hope that the Archdeacon will not provoke another attack", he is "poor" but sends "a cheque for the Church £5 self - £2 Joan . It is all very well Rowland Hill making a scapegoat of the Cullompton Postmistress, who no doubt was the primary cause: but the transmission of letters through London is shameful at the London Post Office", 4 sides 8vo.(of which one side is black edged), Feniton Court, Honiton, 9th February Sir John was one of the ablest judges that ever sat at Westminster, having been raised to the bench in 1830 without taking silk. He was later in great demand for arbitration, including that between the Post Office and the Great Western Railway. His son had joined George Augustus Selwyn, the first Bishop of New Zealand in 1855, and was consecrated in 1861. He was murdered apparently in revenge for the kidnapping of natives by traders to work in sugar plantations.

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        THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH, and Other Poems

      Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. First issue with the ads dated October, 1858, 215pp, 11(1)pp. ads at rear, and a one page ad tipped in at front advertising The Waverly novels. Bound in publishers brown blind stamped cloth, brown coated end papers; spine lettered in gilt. SIGNED BY M. G. SLEEPER and from his library. M.G. Sleeper was the author of The Vintage in Southern France, an article for the Riverside Magazine For Young People. A very near fine copy, showing virtually no wear.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        \"Isar - Vorstadt in 3 Blättern\". Plan des Isarlaufs von der Brudermühle bis zur Zweibrückenstraße mit der Ludwigsbrücke, jeweils mit dem Gebiet bis Thalkirchner- und Müllerstraße.

       3 grenzkol. Lithographien von G. Wenng, gedruckt bei C. Stücker, 1858, 74 x 56 cm (Blattgröße). Maillinger Bd. III, 21; nicht bei Pfister, Lentner und Slg. Proebst. - Gustav Wenngs \"Großer Stadtplan von München in 20 Blättern\" erschien 1858. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        THE CORAL ISLAND: A TALE OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN.

      London, T. Nelson and Sons, 1858. FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE dated 1858 on title page, 8vo, approximately 170 x 110 mm, 6¾ x 4½ inches, coloured frontispiece (Terrible Encounter with a Shark, indicating a second issue), colour illustrated extra title page and 6 colour plates all by the author, pages: viii, (9)-438, bound in 19th century half calf over brown pebble cloth sides, gilt dividing lines, gilt raised bands, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges and endpapers marbled. Gilt on spine slightly dull, cloth unevenly slightly darkened, owner signature in pencil dated 1876 on reverse of front endpaper, the same one in ink on reverse of frontispiece, another ink signature dated 1926 on reverse of front endpaper, very small crease to top corner of frontispiece and both title pages, tiny closed tear to fore-edge margin of frontispiece neatly repaired, reverse and margins of frontispiece slightly dusty, very small pale stain to lower margin, a different early signature to top of title page, some light browning and pale staining throughout, mostly to margins and varying in intensity, a few pages lightly soiled, small dark stain on text on pages 341-349, obscuring a letter on a couple of pages, but all easily legible, page 17/18 reinserted and top margin slightly chipped and slightly frayed, neatly repaired with no loss of printed area (see image), inner margin of page 47/48 and 49/50 untidily repaired, no loss of text, small closed tear to text on page 101/102, no loss, small crease to some top corners of text pages, very short closed tear to inner edge of plate page 30, just entering 5 mm (¼") into the image, repaired without loss, 2 short closed tears to margin of plate page 178 neatly repaired, 3 to margin of plate page 214 neatly repaired, all tissue guards but 1 missing. A good complete but well used copy, sturdily bound. See R. M. Ballantyne, First Editions by Eric Quayle 12a. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH, and Other Poems

      Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. First issue with the ads dated October, 1858, 215pp, 11(1)pp. ads at rear, and a one page ad tipped in at front advertising The Waverly novels. Bound in publishers brown blind stamped cloth, brown coated end papers; spine lettered in gilt. SIGNED BY M. G. SLEEPER and from his library. M.G. Sleeper was the author of The Vintage in Southern France, an article for the Riverside Magazine For Young People. A very near fine copy, showing virtually no wear.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH, AND OTHER POEMS

      Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. First Edition. Hardcover. Pencil signature of Virginia Beasley dated 1858 on the first blank. Touch of wear to spine tips, light spotting of covers. Near Fine. Original brown cloth with brown endpapers. BAL 12122. First Printing with the October catalogue and "treacherous" for "ruddy" on line 3 of page 124. One of the copies with the inserted ad for Ticknor & Field's edition of the Waverley Novels at the front endpaper.

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

      London: Lovell Reeve, 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 CurtisÂ’ ‘British Entomology; being illustrations and descriptions of the Genera of InsectsÂ’, 1823-1839, published in 16 volumes. This work depicts a selection of the Lepidoptera usually presented six to a plate. Nissen ZBI 1004..

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        Synopsis des echinides fossiles. Text + Atlas. 2 Bände (komplett!).

      Paris: Reinwald; Wiesbaden: Kreidel & Niedner, 1858 - LXVII, 490 S., 45 Taf. 2 Bände (Text + Atlas), vollständiges Exemplar dieses selten angebotenen Werkes. Originalausgabe, kein Reprint! Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar in noch gutem bis akzeptablem Zustand. Stempel innen, keine Rückensignatur. Tafeln (45 Stück, numeriert als I - ILIV + XVII bis.) vollständig. Einbände berieben und bestoßen. Vereinzelte Seidenpapierseiten im Atlas lose, Bindungen ansonsten fest. Seiten nachgedunkelt und stellenweise braunfleckig, Text und Tafeln ansonsten sauber. Weitere Fotos und Informationen auf Anfrage. Sprache: französisch. -- 2 vols. (text + atlas), complete edition of this rare tome! Original edition, no reprint. Former library book in still good to acceptable condition. Book covers slightly rubbed and bumped. Few pages in atlas loose, bindings otherwise tight Pages slightly browned and partly foxed, text and illustrations clean. Plates (numbered as I - XLIV + XVII bis.) complete. Further information and pictures on request. Language: French. petruminera_alt mbx 018 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1030 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Plays. Edited by Howard Staunton. The illustrations by John Gilbert. Engraved by the brothers Dalziel.

      London: George Routledge & Co., 1858 - 3 volumes, octavo (251 x 164 mm). Contemporary red pebble-grained morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt separated by raised bands, college crest to boards gilt surrounded by gilt panelling, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Bookplate to front pastedowns, some occasional light foxing, an excellent set. Engraved frontispieces and numerous engravings throughout. First Staunton edition. A handsomely bound set. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Missionsreisen und Forschungen in Süd-Afrika während eines sechszehnjährigen Aufenthalts im Innern des Continents. Autorisierte, vollständige Ausgabe für Deutschland. Nebst 23 Ansichten in Tondruck und zahlreichen eingedruckten Holzschnitten, 2 Karten und einem Portrait. 2 Bände (in 1, komplett).

      Leipzig, Hermann Costenoble 1858 - 8°. 22 cm. Gefaltete Tafel (Viktoriawasserfall), XII Seiten, Portrait Livingstones, 392 Seiten, Vortitel und Titelblatt des 2. Bandes, XVI, 346 Seiten. Schwarzer Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Kainbacher (2016) Seite 279. Vollständig mit allen Abbildungen, Tafeln und den gefalteten Karten "Idealer Durchschnitt des südlichen Central-Afrika" und der großen Karte im Anhang "Special-Karte von Livingstone's Reise über den Afrikanischen Continent, nach seinen astronomischen Beobachtungen, Skizzen, Angaben, Entfernungen usw." Sehr gutes Exemplar [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Parting Look.

      George Baxter Patentee, 1858 - Baxter print. Size: 46.5 x 63.2 cm (18½ x 25 inches). Baxter stamp at lower right corner. Very good condition. After a painting The Parting Glance by by E, H Corbould. This is No. 363 as illustrated in "The Price guide to Baxter Prints" by A. Ball and M. Martin. "This print and No. 335 are the two largest prints produced by Baxter and this is one of his most popular productions." Baxter is regarded as the "Inventor" of colour printing. The Baxter process, which he patented in 1835, involved an initial metal keyplate and up to 20 wood or metal blocks to apply each individual colour. Baxter was concerned with the overall quality, he only used the best quality paper and mixed all his own oil inks. To gain perfect registration, alignment of all the blocks, was an art in itself. Each colour or layer of oil ink was built up to achieve what was a miniature oil painting, art for the masses. Apart from the sale of 'Oil Pictures' his prints were used to illustrate books, his 'Cabinet of Paintings' was the first to be published in full colour, as well as music sheets, needleboxes, boxes for handkerchiefs, playing cards etc.

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        Civil War Diary

      1858. (CIVIL WAR) BAXTER, Archie, 141st New York Volunteers. Civil War Diary. No place: no publisher, [1864]. 24mo (measures 2-1/2 by 4 inches), original full black morocco, portfolio closure. $3600.Rare 1864 Civil War diary attributed to Archie Baxter of the New York 141st New York Volunteers, written in pencil in a legible hand, with written accounts of his and his unit's travels and actions, including front-line action and being wounded ""charging a post"" during the Battle of Resaca of the Atlanta Campaign (May 13-15, 1864) and taken to a field hospital.The small diary has entries for three days per page. The diary begins on April 7, with many days reading simply ""Bridgeport, Ala."" Located on both a rail line and the Tennessee River, Bridgeport was a key strategic site during the Civil War, with the Union turning the town into a major shipyard, building gunboats and transports for the Union Army. Baxter and his unit were on the move late April through May, with notations about the towns or areas he has reached (May 4 ""Left Shelmound and made Chatanooga at 8 o'clock PM"").His regiment participated in the Battle of Resaca from May 13-15, 1864, and during this time the writer saw front-line action and was wounded in battle. On May 13 he writes, ""Left Mill Creek Ridge and moved on Johnson's left flank""; May 14: ""Changed position from right center to extreme left""; and then on May 15: ""Wounded charging a post and taken to field hospital."" ""The regiment was heavily engaged at the battle of Resaca, where it lost 15 killed and 77 woundedÂ… The regiment started on the Atlanta campaign with 22 officers and 434 enlisted men. Its casualties in battle up to September 1 amounted to 210"" (The Union Army: a History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States, 1861-65 (1908)).May 24 the diarist writes ""Left field Hospital at Resica [sic] Geo. stopping at Dalton overnight."" On May 27, he notes, ""Arrived in Nashville Tenn and admitted into Genrl. Hospital."" May 28-June 6 are blank, followed by an entry on June 7, ""In Genrl. hospital."" He notes that he was discharged from hospital on June 8, and he saw more action soon after that. On the 13th of June he writes, ""Left Cartersville for the front."" June 14: ""Arrived at the front."" June 15: ""Archibald Arbuckle killed,"" mentioning five fellow soldiers ""wounded."" June 16: ""Tilman killed."" June 17: ""Rebels evacuated their works our army in pursuit."" June 18: ""In battle line in front of the enemy."" After that entry, Baxter mentions owing some money, and has written a few addresses down, but there are no more entries regarding his or his unit's movements or actions. Without 12 leaves, covering the dates January 1 through March 9; March 10-April 6 blank (as are several other leaves later in the diary). Four leaves that contained writing have been roughly removed, covering the period August 25-September 15. Marked on the inside cover ""Oostanaula River"" and ""Chickamauga,"" Chickamauga possibly in another, contemporary hand. A few sums penciled on front endpapers, final leaves and rear pastedown. From the Denis E. Reen collection, with his bookmark laid in.A few leaves in October and elsewhere loose, binding rubbed, wallet flap worn. A very good Civil War diary by a soldier who was wounded in action.

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        Philostrate. Traité sur la gymnastique

      1858. Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot frères Novembre 1858. In-8 relié demi percaline noire à coins, plats cartonnés (reliure postérieure vers 1950), xxiii pour l'avis au lecteur de Ch. Daremberg + 99 pages. Texte grec accompagné d'une traduction en regard et de notes par Ch. Daremberg. Les deux dernières pages ont été restaurées en bord, sans manque. Des annotations, en grec, dont il ne nous est pas possible d'identifier l'auteur mais manifestement un érudit du temps. Il pourrait s'agir de Julius Juthner qui donna, plus tard en 1909, une traduction de ce traité car, accompagne notre exemplaire, une couverture volante de l'édition de 1858 portant le nom de Juthner manuscrit. Exemplaire très rare et en bon état.

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        Etudes historiques sur le Rouergue

      - Paris, Imprimerie Adlinistrative de Paul Dupont, 1858 - 1859. 4 volumes grands In-8 brochés, 550 + 619 + 478 + 590 pages. Les couvertures sont un peu défraichies et salies, les intérieurs sont en bon état, sans rousseurs. Edition originale rare et bien complète pour ce monumental travail, incontournable pour l'histoire du Rouergue, dont le manuscrit fut remis par l'auteur au département et publié aprés sa mort sous les auspices du Conseil Général de l'Aveyron. Mériterait la reliure. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE WILD FLOWERS OF THE ALPHABET. A Poem for Children.

      [1] 2-31 [32] ll., 8 hand-coloured lithographed plates and 23 hand-coloured vignettes within the text. Original decorative cloth gilt.All edges gilt. First edition. Re-cased; paper browning as is often the case with the book; slight wear to some fore-edges; else a very good copy.-

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        Les petrifications d\'Esino ou description des fossiles appartenant au depot triasique superieur des environs d\'Esino en Lombardie. Divises en Quatre monographies,comprenant les gasteropodes, les acephales, les brachiopodes, les cephalopodes, les crinoides, les zoophytes et les amorphozoaires. Paleontologie lombarde, ou, Description des fossiles de Lombardie, 1e serie.

      Milan, Impr. de J. Bernardoni, 1858-1860. XII-152 pages + 31 Lithographiees Hardcover Seltene Originalausgabe, kein Reprint. Buch dem Alter entsprechend in mittelmäßigem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Weitere Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. Sprache: französisch. -- Original edition, no reprint. Ex-library book in acceptable condition. Further pictures and information on request. Language: French. petrominera_alt. Q-023 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Duvaucel's Trogon

      Original lithographs with later hand-colour forJohn Gould's A Monograph of the Trogonidae or Family of Trogons, Second Edition, 1858-75. ~p~Duvaucel's Trogon [Scarlet-rumped Trogon], Harpactes duvauceli, H.C. Richter. £695

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        Golden-headed Train-bearer [Golden-headed Quezal].

      W. Hart and J. Gould Golden-headed Train-bearer [Golden-headed Quezal]. An original lithograph with later hand colour for 'A Monograph of the Trogonidae or family of Trogons' 2nd edition 1858-75. 530 x 360mm approximately. £750

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        Red-billed Train-bearer [Quezal]

      Richter after Gould Red-billed Train-bearer [Quezal] An original lithograph with later hand colour for 'A Monograph of the Trogonidae or family of Trogons' 2nd edition 1858-75 530 x 360 mm approx £695

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Red-headed Trogon

      Hart after Gould Red-headed Trogon An original lithograph with later hand colour for 'A Monograph of the Trogonidae or family of Trogons' 2nd edition 1858-75 530 x 360 mm approx £695

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Rayed-tail Trogon

      Richter after Gould Rayed-tail Trogon An original lithograph with later hand colour for 'A Monograph of the Trogonidae or family of Trogons' 2nd edition 1858-75 530 x 360 mm approx £695

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