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        Nye Eventyr og Historier. Anden Samling.

      Copenhagen, C. A. Reitzel, 1858. - 8vo. (8), 67 pp. Later half cloth. First edition. - Provenance: descendants of the Henriques family, in whose home Andersen had been a frequent visitor during the last fifteen years of his life. The house was full of life and happy days as a large circle of both Danish and foreign musicians and artists visited the salons and parties held there. The friendship with the family was established in August Bournonville's home, where the poet first heard the young, talented Therese Henriques (1833-83) playing the piano. Immediately, a warm friendship between the two was kindled, and it would last a lifetime. - Some occasional foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described

      1858. First Edition . (EGYPT) (HOLY LAND) FRITH, Francis. Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described. London: James S. Virtue, [1858-1859]. Two volumes. Folio (13 by 18 inches),original full burgundy morocco gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spines and boards, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $22,000.First edition of Frith’s masterful two-volume work, containing 76 vintage mounted albumen prints from wet-collodion negatives of Egyptian and Palestinian antiquities, preserving their integrity from “the corroding tooth of Time, and the ceaseless drifting of the remorseless sand.” Prints fine, most signed and numbered by Frith in the negative, in handsome original morocco-gilt bindings.Frith’s photographs of Egypt and the Holy Land, some of the earliest and most sought-after images of the Near East, established his reputation as one of the most important photographers of the 19th century. “One of the most renowned of 19th-century photobooks,” Frith’s prints in Egypt and Palestine are “justly famous… as much for their technical as for their artistic achievement” (Parr & Badger I:28). “The books of Francis Frith inaugurated the first golden age of albumen-silver photographic illustration (1860-80)… One of the most outspoken on the esthetics of photography, Frith was among the first photographers to successfully seize the opportunity of using the recently perfected glass-negative and albumen print process to establish a reputation as a master photographic book illustrator… During September, 1856 to July, 1857, he journeyed to Egypt, Palestine, and Syria, where he made full-plate and stereo negatives. Upon his return [to England] they were published under the title Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described (1858-59), in which every photograph was faced with a page or more of descriptive text… He writes in a chatty, discursive manner, often including remarks about how he made a picture, while discussing the history of a particular monument… the photographs communicate special information ranging from the graffiti on the stones to the amorphous piles of rubble that have, by comparison, a crystalline clarity and definition” (Truthful Lens, 30-31). The crisp quality of Frith’s images is remarkable since he was forced to develop his wet-plate negatives in caves, tombs and temples to escape the heat and strong light of the desert. Subscribers List (II). Truthful Lens 61. Gift bookplate (I). Several embossed library stamps. Small shelf numbers to lower margins of contents pages.Prints exceptionally fine, lightest scattered foxing to text and mounts, slight rubbing, mild toning to boards. Volume I text block and inner hinges expertly repaired. A splendid about-fine copy, rare in this condition.

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        Lives of the Lindsays


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        ANTIQUITIES OF CHESHIRE IN PHOTOGRAPH, with short descriptive notes: to which are added views of several Ancient Buildings in Shropshire and North Wales.

      Chester and London: Hugh Roberts Parker Whittaker and Co 1858 - FIRST EDITION 1858. Folio, 370 x 280 mm, 14

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Traité de la folie des femmes enceintes, des nouvelles accouchées et des nourrices et considérations médico-légales qui se rattachent à ce sujet

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1858. 1858, 1858, in-8, VI-394 pages, cartonnage moderne à la bradel, pièce de titre noire, couverture conservée, Première édition. Très rare. Marcé s'intéressa à la physiologie de l'écriture et à l'influence de la grossesse et de l'accouchement sur le développement des affections mentales. Dans son ouvrage, il traite plus particulièrement des troubles intellectuels pendant la grossesse, de l'influence de la grossesse sur la marche et la guérison de l'aliénation mentale, des causes de la folie des nouvelles accouchées et des nourrices. Cachet du Dr Carrier. Semelaigne, II, 137

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Reisen in S

      Leipzig, Costenoble 1858 - 2 B

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer]
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        The Complete Works of Kang Youwei(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) KANG YOU WEI QUAN JI (112)

      China Renmin University Press. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language: Chinese. Kang Youwei (1858-1927) was a Chinese scholar. prominent political thinker and reformer of the late Qing Dynasty. He led movements to establish a constitutional monarchy and was an ardent Chinese nationalist. His ideas inspired a reformation movement that was supported by the Guangxu Emperor but loathed by Empress Dowager Cixi. This complete works contains the published and unpublished works of Kang Youwei. including letters. memorials. monographs. travel notes. and poems. ... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Watercolour: Bicyclists in front of Church

      [c.1880s]. Signed lower right. 13 x 9.5 inches. Fine. Signed lower right. 13 x 9.5 inches. William T. Smedley (1858-1920) studied art and engraving at then Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, then in Paris under Jean-Paul Laurens, of the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian. Today Smedley is best know for his illustrations of Twain's "The Gilded Age" (1899). In 1890 he received the Evans Prize of the American Watercolor Society.

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        The Three Clerks. A novel.

      London Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street 1858 First Printings, complete in three volumes, one of only 1,000 sets. 8vo's: iv,340; iv,322; iv,334pp. Three-quarter blue morocco over French blue cloth, spines in six compartments paneled in gilt (four with central gilt ornament, two lettered directly in gilt), top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Provenance: bookplates of bibliophile Joseph Spencer Graydon to front paste downs. An excellent set, Near Fine or better (spines sunned, but gilt still bright; modest edge wear). Sadleir, Trollope, 6. NCBEL III, 882. Wolff 6796. Near Fine+ Trollope's sixth novel, written, according to the Trollope Society, "mostly in railway carriages, since his work for the Post Office [Trollope joined the London post office at age 19 and worked there in various capacities for the next 33 years] still entailed a good deal of travelling . . . The story is drawn from his memories of his work (as a clerk) at the GPO in St Martin-le-Grand, and Richard Mullen has called it the most autobiographical of Trollope's novels. The plot concerns three civil servants, Henry Norman and the cousins Alaric and Charley Tudor. They are involved with the three daughters of a clergyman's widow, Mrs Woodward. . . . The third of the clerks, . . . [t]he character of Charley Tudor, has long been claimed as an autobiographical portrait of Trollope, 'in his hobbledehoy days'. . . Trollope sent the novel to his mother in Italy, and from there it made its way to the home of Elizabeth Barrett Browning; she read it with great enjoyment, but reported in a letter that the grave illness Katie Woodward faces in the third volume of the novel 'wrung [her] to tears'. (Trollope himself always cried when he read this particular section). She concluded: 'My husband, who can seldom get a novel to hold him, has been held by this . . . what a thoroughly man's book it is!'" In fact, Trollope considered this "certainly the best novel I had yet written . . . the work has a more continued interest, and contains the first well-described love-scene that I ever wrote" (Trollope, Autobiography). N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Vue Gènèrale de Rome prise du Mont Janicule

      1858. Bella e rara veduta panoramica di Roma presa dal monte Gianicolo. La litografia, come il disegno, è opera di C. Fichot. La veduta di Fichot compare nel Catalogue de fonds et d'assortiment dell'editore francese François Delarue, datato 1858 . Il nostro esemplare reca l'indirizzo dell'editore Lemercier. Litografia originale, finemente acquarellata, qualche piccolo strappo e qualche alone nei margini bianchi, senza interessare l'immagine, nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Nice large perspective view of Rome from Gianicolo, drawned and lithographed by C. Fichot. These Fichot litho is listed in the Catalogue de fonds et d'assortiment of the French editor François Delarue, dated 1858 . Our copy bears the Lemercier address. Orignal litho, finely hand-colored, some tears and soiling in the white margins, not affecting the image, otherwise in good condition. Parigi Paris 680 510

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius]
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      NICK. CHRISTMAS. (MOORE,CLEMENT) NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS; Or kriss kringle's visit by Clement C. Moore WITH OTHER CHRISTMAS POEMS. Phil.: Willis P. Hazard [1858]. Large 8vo (7" wide x 10 1/2" high), pictorial wraps, [16]p. including covers, lacks outer wrap, last leaf has 2 triangular pieces off inner edges (no loss of text), spine worn, corners rounded, some soil and chipping, G-VG. This edition is important because it marks the first use of the "Night Before Christmas" as the title which we've all come to use, as opposed to "A Visit From St. Nicholas." It is illustrated by Nick with 3 full page wood engravings plus a large engraving on the cover that isn't repeated in the text. The illustration of Santa going down the chimney is a copy by R. Roberts of Charles Ingham's drawing that was first printed in 1841 for the January issue of the New York Mirror. The remainder of the book contains 2 Christmas poems: "The Night After Christmas" which is a parody of Moore's poem, illustrated with 2 full page engravings and "Christmas and Children" illustrated with 1 large engraving. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Emaux et Camées. Seconde édition augmentée

      Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1858. In - 12 (17,5 x 11,6 cm), (2) ff. - 230 pp. - (1) ff., demi - veau aubergine foncé, dos lisse orné de filets, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Troisième édition, en partie originale, augmentée de 9 poèmes inédits. L'Edition originale de 1852 chez Didier contenant 18 poèmes, celle de Poulet - Malassis en contient donc 27, dont la Préface (les 2 poèmes ajoutés à la seconde édition en 1853 chez Didier également, n'ont pas été repris, Les Accroche - coeurs et Les Néreides). Les 9 poèmes nouveaux sont : Odelette anacréontique, Fumée, Apollonie, L'Aveugle, Lied, Fantaisies d'hiver, La Source, L'Art, Buchers et tombeaux. Illustré d'un beau frontispice dessiné et gravé à l'eau - forte par Emile Théodore THEROND (Saint - Jean - du - Gard 1821 - ?), représentant un portrait de l'auteur en médaillon, ainsi que de bandeaux et culs - de - lampe gravés sur bois, par le même. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de Théophile Gautier au verso du frontispice : "à Maria Baubry, tendre et long souvenir ". Imprimé sur beau papier. Edition tirée à 1000 exemplaires. (frottements sur le dos, quelques rousseurs légères). / / 12o (17,5 x 11,6 cm), (2) ff. - 230 pp. - (1) ff., dark aubergine half - calf, smooth spine tooled with fillets, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Third edition, partly original, with 9 new poems added. The first edition, published in 1852 by Didier, containing 18 poems, this one by Poulet - Malassis contains 27 poems, including Preface (the 2 poems added to third edition, 1853, also Didier, were not printed in this third edition, "Les Accroche - coeurs" and "Les Néreides"). The 9 new poems are : Odelette anacréontique, Fumée, Apollonie, L'Aveugle, Lied, Fantaisies d'hiver, La Source, L'Art, Buchers et tombeaux. Illustrated with a nice frontispiece, drawn and etched by Emile Théodore THEROND (Saint - Jean - du - Gard 1821 - ?), depicting a medallion portrait of the author, and with wood - engraved heading bands and culs - de - lampe by the same artist. Copy enriched with a sign handwritten dedication by Théophile Gautier on frontispiece verso : "à Maria Baubry, tendre et long souvenir ". Printed on fine paper. Limited printing of 1000 copies. (rubbings on spine, some light spots).

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        SOUVENIRS D´UN MONTAGNARD (1858-1888)

      1858. Pau 1888. Imprimerie Vignancour. Tela editorial. 508 pp. 20x14. Segunda edición, aunque el autor siempre la consideró como la primera( 1878 ) ya que las excursiones son ordenadas geograficamente, empezando en Biarritz y terminando en Perpignan. Separa los Pirineos franceses de los españoles. En francés. Pequeña mancha en parte superior cubiertas.

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        Paysages et chasses de Pierre-Paul Rubens

      , Charles Muquardt, Librairie Européenne, Bruxelles, 1858. In-fol. Reliure en chagrin noir, illustrée d'une grande plaquette dorée, d'après J. Wissaert Avec 36 dessins par Fourmois et j. van Severdonck in fine condition.

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        American Edition. The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor; or a Key to the Leading of Rigging, and to Practical Seamanship. By Darcy Lever Esq. with Additions by George W. Blunt.

      New York: E. & G.W. Blunt, 1858. Quarto, engraved title-page and 114 engraved plates, two folding; original speckled sheep. The classic and generously illustrated (a plate to every page of text) guide to practical seamanship, and particularly to rigging, here in a specially arranged American edition. The editor, George Blunt, explains that thirty-four years earlier, "his vocation then being upon the deep", he had used an English edition of Lever's Sheet Anchor. Modern changes in rigging have been included, and the new material includes Tables on Rope, Canvas, Guns, Spars, Clippers, and Forbes's New Rig. A few stains, worn.

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        Fine Autograph Letter Signed in full to Mrs Procter (Charles, 1812-1870, Novelist)

      1858 - (Ann Benson née Skepper, wife, 1824, of Bryan Waller Procter, 1787-1874, the poet and lawyer 'Barry Cornwall'), sending her a "thousand thanks for your kind and considerate note. I received at the same time, one from my boy in India." (Walter Landor Dickens, 1841-1863), "wherein he said he had seen your Patriarch and was going to 'Tiffin' with him next day. I wonder whether the 'Moonshee' was of the party. I wonder whether I should like to have a Moonshee. As at present advised I think not." he continues that he is "heartily glad our dear Miss Berwick has achieved so great a success. Pray congratulate her, most cordially, from me and with love to Procter and with love to yourself . affectionately yours .", 2 sides 8vo., Gad's Hill Place, Higham by Rochester, Kent, 9th July 'Miss Berwick' is the pseudonym of Adelaide Anne PROCTER (1825–1864, poet, the Procters' daughter). She published 'Legends and Lyrics' in 1858. After she died, Dickens told how her fine poems had arrived on the desk of 'Household Words' and how his office had built up an imaginary picture of 'Miss Berwick'. She had not wished to put them forward as by the daughter of her father's friend, and was only revealed after Dickens took some page-proofs with him when he went to dine with the family. Walter Dickens had gone out, aged 16, just before the Mutiny, to join the Bengal Army. The "Patriarch" may refer jokingly to the Procters' son Montagu who was in the same army. At the beginning of the Mutiny, Dickens wrote, Montagu Procter and brother officers helped a party of a child and four women (one of whom he later married) drop down a wall in Delhi and escape through the jungle to Meerut. A 'Moonshee' is a Mohammedan professor or teacher of language. (Queen Victoria's taught her Hindustani). In calling young Montagu Procter "your Patriarch", Dickens may be alluding to Mrs Procter's step-father, Basil Montagu, whose name the boy shared. Basil Montagu, (1770-1851), the friend of Wordsworth, had already children by his first two wives when he married Mrs Procter's mother in 1808. The Procters themselves married in 1824. From 1825 to 1832 they lived with him at 25 Bedford Square, where they raised their family of six and met many famous writers. By the time he died, he was indeed a 'Patriarch'. Very fine and unpublished letter by Dickens.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Virginians

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1858 - Copyright date is 1858 and 1859, 2 volumes. Autograph letter, signed, by Thackeray mounted to front free endpaper. Illustrations by the author. Early half brown morocco and cloth, spines lettered in gilt. First Edition, first issue With 'actresses' on page 207, line 33, and chapters 47 & 48 misnumbered as 48 & 49. Bindings rubbed; heavily foxed; very good. No jackets. Bindings secure, a solid collectible SIGNED two volumes Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Légendes Flamandes. Félicien Rops

      , Michel Levy, Paris / Bruxelles Meline Cans ,1858. Bound, Relie, cloth; 13x20cm. 251pp.avec 12 eaux-fortes original. Édition illustrée de douze eaux-fortes sur chine contre collées, par Adolf Dillens, Charles de Groux, Félicien Rops, François Roffiaen, Edmond de Schampheleer, Jules van Imschoot, Otto von Thoren. préface par Èmile Deschanel. imprimerie Delevingne Bruxelles.bon etat.

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        Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical.

      London: John W. Parker and Son,, 1858. The drawings by H. V. Carter, M.D. lecturer on anatomy at Saint George's Hospital. The dissections jointly by the author and Dr. Carter. Royal octavo. Original brown bead-grain cloth neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, sides panelled in blind, brick-red endpapers. 363 line-drawings in the text. From the library of the Lords Elphinstone, with their armorial bookplate and Carberry Tower Library label. A particularly attractive copy, unopened in places, and with the publisher's single advertisement leaf at end. First edition of the medical text which has been more widely used by successive generations of medical students and doctors than any other: "This lasting and monumental work, produced by a young man who dies young, must be compared to the Fabrica of Vesalius, who produced his great work before the age of thirty years" (Heirs to Hippocrates). "The success of the book was not due to an absence of rivals. There were already several texts on anatomy ? Gray's Anatomy, however, eclipsed all others, partly for its meticulous detail, partly for its emphasis on surgical anatomy, but most of all perhaps for the excellence of the illustrations, based on drawings by H. V. Carter, who assisted Gray with the dissections, and engraved by Messrs Butterworth and Heath with remarkable skill. The design of the book, and the skill with which the illustrations were interpolated in the text, could hardly have been improved" (ODNB). This is a point highlighted by Garrison in his appendix to Ludwig Choulant's History and Bibliography of Anatomic Illustration: "the drawings... are of unusual merit and of great didactic value". Gray (1826/7?1861) himself was "already working on the second edition when he caught smallpox from his nephew, developed the confluent form of the disease, and died at his residence, 8 Wilton Street, Belgrave Square, London, on 12 June 1861, aged thirty-four. It is a measure of Gray's single-minded devotion to anatomy and authorship that Gray's Anatomy continued to be not only an important book of reference but virtually a household phrase" (ibid). Copies in such collectable condition are notably uncommon.

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        Les Sirènes, essai sur les principaux mythes relatifs à l'incantation, les enchanteurs, la musique magique, le chant du cygne, etc. Et suivi de : le Rêve d'Oswald, ou les Sirènes, grande symphonie dramatique vocale et instrumentale

      1858 - [4]-VII-164-207 pp., 12 pl. Paris, G. Brandus et S. Dufour, Jules Renouard, 1858, in-folio, [4]-VII-164-207 pp, 12 pl. en lithographie, demi-toile chagrinée verte de l'époque, Édition originale de cet ouvrage "curieux" et "étendu" qui révèle le goût du compositeur alsacien Jean-Georges Kastner (1810-1867) pour le merveilleux. Ce livre intéressant sur les sirènes et les autres mythes liés à la musique magique "est pour M. Kastner l'occasion d'un livre considérable et digne d'exciter la curiosité, par les rapprochements ingénieux qu'il sait faire entre les traditions fabuleuses de tous les temps et de tous les pays". Les planches figurent des sirènes, sous leurs divers aspects, d'après des exemples tirés de l'Antiquité et de l'art moderne. La seconde partie, "Le rêve d'Oswald", donne le livret de Francis Maillan et la partition de 207 pages de la symphonie en 11 morceaux composée par Kastner. Jean-Georges Kastner (1810-1867), "théoricien et laborieux musicien érudit", fut membre de l'Institut de France. Il est le frère de Frédéric Kastner, inventeur de l'instrument à "flammes chantantes", le pyrophone. Fétis V, p. 485. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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      Paris, France: Imprimerie Impériale, 1858. folio. half cloth, marbled paper-covered boards. xxiv, 575+(1); x, 550, (2); viii, 529, (3) pages; plates. 4 volumes. Text in French. Foreword by the author, table of contents in each volume. Second and third volume include discussion of holdings of major French libraries. Third volume with descriptions of plates, addenda and corrigenda, and index. Fourth volume with 51 facsimile plates. A study of calligraphy, miniatures, and bookbinding from the Carolingian era into the 19th century. Ex-library. Spine on volumes 1 and 3 separating. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges, bumped at corners.

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        Atlas de Géographie physique, politique et historique [ Exemplaire bien complet des 103 cartes en 52 planches doubles ]

      Atlas de Géographie physique, politique et historique adopté par l'Université, à l'usage des Lycées et des Maisons d'Education, pour suivre les Cours de Géographie et d'Histoire ; publié sous la direction de A. Delamarche, 1 vol. petit in-folio (format 34 x 26 cm) reliure demi-percaline rouge, dos muet, la quasi totalité des cartes rehaussées en couleurs, Librairie Géographique de Aug. Grosselin et Ce, Successeurs de Delamarche, Paris, 1858, 2 ff., 4 pp. et 52 planches doubles. Rare exemplaire parfaitement complet des "cartes et cartons" annoncés, numérotés de 1 à 101 (avec deux cartes A et B pour la géographie physique de l'Europe et de la France, en supplément). L'atlas propose 4 pages pour la cosmographie générale, 29 cartes en 14 planches pour la Géographie Ancienne, 33 cartes en 12 planches pour la Géographie du Moyen-Age, et 37 cartes en 23 planches. Etat satisfaisant (ancienne mouill. en dos et plat sup., 2 petites cartes début XXe contrecollée à titre de complément sur une des cartes, bon état intérieur par ailleurs) pour cet bel atlas aux coloris toujours aussi vifs. Français

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        ANTIQUITIES OF CHESHIRE IN PHOTOGRAPH, with short descriptive notes: to which are added views of several Ancient Buildings in Shropshire and North Wales.

      Chester and London: Hugh Roberts, Parker, Whittaker and Co., 1858. FIRST EDITION 1858. Folio, 370 x 280 mm, 14½ x 11 inches, pages: [6], 1- 55; TWENTY-FIVE ORIGINAL ALBUMEN MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPHS. Modern black crushed morocco spine, modern brown cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine, new endpapers. Slight rubbing to spine, corners bumped, 3 small closed tears neatly repaired to top of title page, 1 closed tear neatly repaired to bottom edge of half-title, last 2 pages have tiny chips to edges, a few small white marks to edge of upper cover, damp stain affecting the bottom quarter of all pages, affecting 1 corner of all photographs, on 13 photographs the damp stain is visible, on the rest it is not. 2 photographs have slight silvering to edges, foxing to margins of first 2 plates and last plate, foxing to prelims and occasionally to margins. A stained copy of a very rare photography book. Only 1 copy listed as being sold at auction in American Book Prices Current in over 30 years and 2 copies listed in Copac, held at Oxford and Cardiff. See: Helmut Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839-1875, page 26, No.83. Bryans undertook to preserve many fine architectural examples which were disappearing at the time of publication, due to wear or the 'improvements' of modern restoration. The photographs include views of halls (Poole, Lower Huxley, Crewe, Dorfold), castles (Conway, Rhuddlan, Caernarvon), abbeys (Haughmond, Buildwas), and historic streets etc. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Ohne Titel [Deutsches Passagierschiff (Bremen) im Trockendock]. Öl auf Karton, gerahmt.

      40 x 53 cm, Rahmen etwas lädiert Die Bremen war ein turbinengetriebener 4-Schrauben-Schnelldampfer der Reederei Norddeutscher Lloyd. Sie trug nach der Bremen (1858), Bremen (1897) und der Bremen (III, 1923) als viertes Schiff des Lloyds den Namen Bremen (Bremen IV) und gewann 1929 das Blaue Band als schnellstes Schiff auf der Transatlantik-Route Europa-New York.

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        Dean's Moveable Books. OLD WOMAN AND HER SILVER PENNY.

      With eight hand-coloured full-page plates with moveable parts operated by tabs. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. Quarto. Small bookplate at rear; covers a little worn; else an unusually good, fresh copy.

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        Livre de prières illustré à l'aide des ornaments des manuscrits du Moyen-age.

      Paris, B. Charles Mathieu, 1858. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2. (12), 149, (13) pages chromolithographed throughout. Cherry morocco richly gilt in a dentelle pattern, by Petit; spine & turn-ins gilt, silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Slightest touch of wear to raised bands, a fine copy. An exquisite book. Text pages are laid out as double spreads with a different, rich border down the outer margins and across the bottom. Preliminary pages give the source of the border ornamentation. For example, ornaments for the Morning Prayers are Byzantine; Evening prayers are Carolingian, and so forth through the fifteenth century. Chromolithographed frontispieces mark the divisions of the prayers. These and the miniatures are identified. The Mass for marriage follows the prayers.

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

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

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        Illustrations of Furniture, Candelabra, Musical Instruments from the Great Exhibitions of London & Paris with Examples of Similar Articles from Royal Palaces and Noble Mansions.

      London. J. Braund. 1858. 48 black and white engraved plates, 18 x 13 inches, plates loose in later portfolio with ties. Foxing to title page and first and last two plates. The rather crude portfolio (brown paper-covered boards) was evidently fashioned when the original binding of the book disintegrated. In general the plates are very bright and clean. A wonderful compendium of elegant and ornate furntiture including a baby's "Cot", bookcases, desks, tables, chimney pieces, beds, sofas, etc. The Description of Plates identifies the date of each piece, what it is made of, its provenance and the exhibition at which it was displayed. There is also a list of Names of Subscribers. The very fine engravings are by E. Salandri after drawings by J. Braund.

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      ??. [i.e. Tokyo]. ?????.[Yorozuya Hy?shir?].

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        Hundekopf. Hühnerhund.

      - Radierung, auf Velin. 11,5:15,5 cm. Literatur: Stoll 196, II (von II); Andresen 186. Mit der satirischen Anmerkung in der Platte „Den Katzen zum Andenken". Nach Grimms handschriftlichem Werkverzeichnis 1858 entstanden. Sehr guter und vollrandiger Abdruck. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        The Coral Island A Tale of the Pacific Ocean


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        Musashi Koganei.

      plate 30.

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      Single volume edition, entitled: 'Twenty Illustrations of Missionary Scenes' on upper board, and priced at Six Shillings. Title and 23 pages of letterpress, plus twenty hand-coloured lithographic plates. Original printed paper-covered boards. Oblong small folio. Lacking front flyleaf; spine worn; crease in title; some browning; else a very good copy. Usually found in two volumes, printed in French, German, and English editions. We have only seen this single volume edition, which is effectively volume one, of the two volume edition, once before. The author was head of the Evangelical Mission at Basel.

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        Kansas Bill. Speech of Hon. J. P. Benjamin, of La., delivered in Senate of the United States on Thursday, March 11, 1858. Slavery Protected by the Common Law of the New World. Guarantied [sic] by Constitution. Vindication of the Supreme Court of the U.S.

      G. S. Gideon, Printer, Washington DC 1858 - Octavo, 29pp. A good or better copy in clasped wraps. A unique binding, held together with a small clasp at the top of the front wrap. Front wrap itself is detached, but present, with some chipping. The binding is otherwise intact, and there is some age-toning to the edges of the margins. The text is bright and clean. One thin crease through the middle of the pamphlet, not affecting the legibility of the text. Overall a clean, square example. This is an impassioned defense of slavery as an institution, and of the spread of it into Kansas and the expanding US territory. Benjamin, one of the first prominent American Jewish politicians, was at the time a Senator from Louisiana, and would become in a few years' time the Secretary of State of the Confederate States of America. A scarce and important pamphlet. Sabin 4705. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Handbuch des Schachspiels

      Berlin: Verlag von Veit & Co, 1858. vi+541 pages with tables. Small quarto (10 1/4" x 6 1/2") bound in original cloth with decorative gilt vignettes and chess board to cover and gilt lettering to spine. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 714) Third edition.Handbuch des Schachspiels (Handbook of Chess, often simply called the Handbuch) is a chess book, first published in 1843 by Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa. It was one of the most important opening references for many decades. The Handbuch had been the project of Paul Rudolf von Bilguer, who was with von der Lasa a member of the Berlin Chess Club and the influential group of chess masters later called the Berlin Pleiades. Bilguer died in 1840, with the work still in the early stages. Von der Lasa completed the project and saw it published, with his friend von Bilguer alone named as author. It contained comprehensive analyses of all opening variations then known, plus a section on the history and literature of chess. Von der Lasa prepared four further editions (1852, 1858, 1864, and 1874). The sixth edition (1880) was by Constantin Schwede; and the seventh edition (1891) was by Emil Schallopp, with the assistance of Louis Paulsen. Carl Schlechter, who had drawn a match for the World Championship with Emanuel Lasker in 1910, prepared the eighth and final edition. Published in eleven parts between 1912 and 1916, it totaled 1,040 pages and included contributions by Rudolf Spielmann, Siegbert Tarrasch, and Richard Teichmann. International Master William Hartston called it "a superb work, perhaps the last to encase successfully the whole of chess knowledge within a single volume."Condition:Recased in original binding with some stains to cover, previous owner's name and date to tile, corners bumped, spine sunned, new end papers and paste downs,some foxing and damp staining to a few of the early leaves else about very good.

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        Daily Life in 19th Century India - Manuscript Diary of an English Woman]*.

      [354]pp manuscript diary covering exactly 4 years from January 1st 1858 to December 31st 1861. Each page is written in Arabella Maitland's attractive largely legible handwriting. Although the paper is unlined each entry is meticulously written as though there were visible lines. The manuscript is bound in a contemporary half leather foolscap ledger, marbled paper covered boards, binding is worn in places, with some loss of leather on spine and small 2.5cm split upper joint. 32 x 20.5cm. The text is very clean and overall this is a very handsome diary. Arabella Maitland, the daughter of clergyman Joseph Wright, was born, grew up and married in India, during the last days of the East India Company. In this detailed daily diary she narrates four years of her life in Madras (including a period in Bangalore to escape the summer heat!) with her husband and children. This diary gives us a personal account, at times touching account, of life as it was for those well placed in British India in the mid 19th century. A loving mother, Arabella Maitland was understandably quite focussed on life around the house and she naturally describes her children's health and activities in detail. It is clear that anxiety about illness, her family's and her own, preys on her mind. However her horizon extends beyond the home. She is keenly interested in John Maitland's, her husband, military career and many other facets of their world outside the house. A constant thread running throughout the diary are social activities and news of her friends and neighbours. The diary serves as a view into this world with all of its complications and interest. Arabella mentions the financial situations of others, she tells of a letter which she and John wrote to the secretary of the Retiring Fund Committee regarding their "swindling behaviour", of her work with John to rearrange the rules of his Department and many other occasions and incidents. Snippets of John's professional life appear in the journal. An example of this being the visit of the Department local staff to their home on New Year's Day 1860 at which time John took the opportunity to address the staff to stress to them the importance of education for their children with the aim of expanding their horizons so they might grow up to become Department Collectors. Arabella mixes socially with a range of Europeans including those with military, missionary and church backgrounds. A strong believer herself she never fails to comment on the family's church attendance, sermons and the texts of the day. Apart from church several times a week, she led a busy life teaching her many children, running the household, doing good works (her visits to the Female Asylum are an example) and both visiting and receiving visitors on an almost daily basis. It is interesting to read both the similarities and differences between the social interactions of the time. For example, her reference to the majority of her friends and acquaintances by their title, while in contrast with this apparent formality, she and her friends very frequently call on each other without invitation. There are numerous references to key military and administrative figures including the Governor's of Madras, George Harris, 3rd Baron Harris and Sir Charles Edward Trevelyan. Arabella also details her angst and uncertainty over the changing fortunes of the East India Company "The last day of the old East Indian Co's rule!" and her husband's military career (four regiments of the Madras Light Cavalry and the Madras Artillery batteries disappeared in the post-Mutiny reorganisation). Arabella's husband, Lt Col John R. A. Maitland had a distinguished military career, in particular during his service in the Madras Artillery. There he became the Superintendent of the Gun Carriage Manufactory where he set up a school for his artificers. This led to debate about a College, and the setting up of Madras University (of which he became a fellow). He served as the Governor's aide-de-camp at one point early in his career, which goes some way towards explaining his close relationship to various people in the government of the Madras Presidency. John Maitland ended his days as Colonel Commandant of the Royal Artillery. Some of his and Arabella's male children were named after those directors of the East India Company who recommended him for entry to the company. Both Arabella and John Maitland had notable lineages. John's maternal grandfather was Sir William Maxwell of Monreith (1715-1771), from a line of Baronets which continues to today. .

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        The Parting Look.

      London. George Baxter. 1858. Baxter color print, 25 x 18 1/2 inches, Glued to thick board which has browning from earlier wood backing (not affecting picture), light foxing at upper right corner. Baxter stamp at lower right corner. 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." The printing process that Baxter patented (in 1835) involved color printing from wood blocks. "From 1843 onwards, till the time he discontinued business in approximately 1860, Baxter produced mainly reproductions of paintings for decorative purposes, and this is the period in which we find not only the finest subjects, but also his finest work."

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        DR Livingstone's Cambridge Lectures Together with a Prefatory Letter by the Rev. Professor Sedgwick, M.A. F.R.S. & C.

      Cambridge Deighton, Bell and Co. 1858 - 1st Edition. [vii], 181, [8]pp. Octavo. Original blind and gilt stamped blue cloth. Original coated brown endpapers. Inscription in ink on front free endpaper. B/W frontispiece portrait of David Livingston. 2 folding maps. Contemporary notes on the blank endpapers. Quite a bright clean copy. First edition, very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pangeometrie, oder die auf einer allgemeinen und strengen Theorie der Parallelen gegründeten Hauptsätze der Geometrie.

      Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1858. First German edition of Lobachevskii's last publication on non-Euclidean geometry (first published in Kazan 1856). The work was dictated by Lobachevskii, who was by then blind, in French, the previous year for the commemoration proceedings planned for February 1855, but publication was delayed by the Tsar over a disagreement over the date of the University's founding. In the meantime, the Russian version was prepared and published, more or less simultaneously with the French. This German edition is little known: it is not mentioned in Friedrich Engel's 'Zwei geometrische Abhandlungen' (1898) and Heinrich Liebmann claims in his own German translation (1902) that it is the first. With the title Pangeometrie Lobachevskii emphasizes the universality of his 'imaginary geometry' and gives his most concise formulation of a geometry free of the parallel postulate. In this work Lobachevskii applies differential and integral calculus to non-Euclidean geometry and develops important refinements of his earlier works. "Numerous deductions, notably that of the fundamental equation of hyperbolic geometry, are given in other forms: until his last days, despite his precarious health, Lobachevskii sought to perfect the geometry he had constructed" (Kagan). The work ends with Lobachevskii discussing the geometry of nature and the necessity of experimentally determining if space is in fact non-Euclidean. "In his early lectures on geometry, Lobachevskii himself attempted to prove the fifth postulate; his own geometry is derived from his later insight that a geometry in which all of Euclid's axioms except the fifth postulate hold true is not in itself contradictory. He called such a system imaginary geometry, proceeding from an analogy with imaginary numbers. If imaginary numbers are the most general numbers for which the laws of arithmetic of real numbers prove justifiable, then imaginary geometry is the most general geometrical system. It was Lobachevskii's merit to refute the uniqueness of Euclid's geometry and to consider it a special case of a more general system" (B.A. Rosenfeld in DSB). 8vo (228 x 139 mm), in: 'Archiv für wissenschaftliche Kunde von Russland', Volume 17, no. 3, pp 397-456, the complete issue (pp [2:title] 341-498) offered here in the original green printed wrappers, uncut and unopened a very fine copy. Rare as the single issue in wrappers.

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        Teoria della prova nel processo penale del Dr. C. G. A. Mittermaier. Traduzione italiana eseguita sull'originale tedesco dal Dr. Filippo Ambrosoli. Con molte aggiunte inedite dell'Autore e con note del traduttore sulla legislazione austriaca

      Libreria di Francesco Sanvito, Milano 1858 - XIV + 578 p. in-8 m.pelle coeva titoli e fregi oro al dorso

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        ??????. Sketches by Kitajima T?en. Kitajima T?en funpon...

      Collection of five funpon ?? or artists' sketches by Kitajima T?en in ink on Japanese paper. Sheet sizes vary:Sketch of a Chinese Merchant and his Wife. Neat notes on the woman's clothing indicate the colours of her clothes. Small red ink stains. Signed with chop. 53 x 39cm. Sketch of a Dutch Sea Captain. Signed with chop. 24.5 x 23cm. On this sketch the artist has written "shitae ?? [preliminary sketch]" which indicates he intended to produce a painting with using this image in the near future. Sketch of a Chinese Merchant. Some highlights in an ochre coloured ink. 39.5 x 27cm. Signed with chop.Sketch of a Chinese Merchant Reading. 34 x 12cm.Sketch of a Dutchman's Servant. 33.5 x 12.5cm.An interesting collection in good condition. Funpon ?? or artists' sketches were used by Japanese artists as references for future works. As Japanese artists rarely worked from life, artists would collect as many funpon as possible so when called upon to paint a picture of a particular subject they would have images from which to work from, in a manner similar to building a reference library. We have not found a reference to the artist who made these sketches, Kitajima T?en ????. It seems likely he was a minor artist in Nagasaki who had observed the Dutch and Chinese merchants and would likely have received commissions to paint scenes depicting foreigners. These sketches were almost certainly based on earlier Japanese paintings showing Chinese and Dutch merchants. The sketches in this group depict a Dutch Sea Captain and Chinese merchants reflecting the situation in Japan at the time. In the Edo period, only the Dutch and Chinese were allowed to trade with Japan in Nagasaki. The Chinese merchants lived in the Chinese quarter in Nagasaki and had relative freedom to go around the town, whereas the Dutch merchants were confined on a small artificial island called Deshima or Dejima. Due to Japan's isolation from the world at that time Japanese people were especially fascinated by the exotic appearance and culture of foreign people. Pictures of foreigners were always in good demand, and in the late Edo period, especially after Japan opened up to the West in 1858, a lot of prints and paintings depicting foreigners were produced by ukiyo-e artists and traditional painters. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157329)....

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        Die Bauwerke der Herzoglich Braunschweigischen Südbahn von Börssum bis Kreiensen

      Herzoglich Braunschweigisch-Lüneburgische Eisenbahn und Postdirection Braunschweig 1858 ( Ohne Verfasserangabe ) Mit zweifarbig getöntem lithographierten Titelblatt sowie 43 lithographischen doppelblattgroßen Tafeln mit zahlreichen Einzeldarstellungen auf den großfomatigen Tafeln.( Strecke, Gleisanlagen, Brückenbauwerke, Stationsgebäude, Lokomotiven, Personenwagen, Güterwagen, technische Detailansichten etc. ). Ohldr mit marmorierten Einbanddeckeln und rotem, goldgeprägten Original-Leder-Titelschildchen auf dem Vorderdeckel, Folio ( ca. 45 x 36 cm ). Der Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, etwas fleckig. Innen das Titelblatt mit der schönen Vignette etwas fleckig, fingerfleckig - die Tafeln teils etwas fingerfleckig, teils leicht stock- oder braunfleckig. Die Einbandeckel innen stärker fleckig. Insgesamt recht guter Zustand diese umfassenden Bandes über die Braunschweigische Südbahn. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht ca. 2800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Eisenbahn, Eisenbahnen, Braunschweig, Südbahn, Braunschweigische, Börssum, Kreiensen, Google

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        History of the Life of Arthur, Duke of Wellington. With emendations and additions by the Rev. G. R. Gleig.

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858-60 - 4 volumes, octavo. Original red morocco-grain cloth, gilt lettered spines, blind ornamental panel on sides, blind scallop shell motif on spines, royal blue coated endpapers. Old pale stain to front cover of volume II. An excellent, bright, set in the attractive original cloth bindings. Heliograph portrait frontispiece by Riffaut after Sir Thomas Lawrence, 6 heliograph portraits by Riffaut (printed by Sarazin), 24 maps & plans (some coloured, many folding). First edition in English - originally published in Paris and Brussels in 1856-57 - of one of the most important biographies of the Iron Duke. The Belgian soldier Henri-Alexis Brialmont (1821-1903) was "the most celebrated military architect of his day, [who] achieved international fame by modernizing the fortifications of several major cities, writing several textbooks on military engineering, and by publishing an enormous amount of books, pamphlets, and articles on international affairs, defence policy, history, tactics, and biography. [the life of Wellington] contains a great deal of his early thought on the relationship between the art of building fortresses, the course of major wars, and the fate of small nations. (The verbatim translation of Brialmont's biography of Wellington, which was published in four volumes in 1858-60, should not be confused with the many subsequent condensations and adaptations of the original work that appeared in subsequent years)" (Coetzee & Eysturlid eds., Philosophers of War: The Evolution of History's Greatest Military Thinkers, 2013, I pp. 236-37 & 433). Volumes III and IV relate to the Duke's civil life: "this is entirely new work, based on Wellington's papers and Gleig's personal knowledge [he had served as chaplain with Wellington in the Peninsular]" (Partridge). A very well produced publication - handsomely illustrated with fine portraits and excellent maps - presented here in the very appealing original "regimental red" cloth bindings; distinctly uncommon commercially. Partridge, Wellington, 298 ("generally discreet, but coloured by Gleig's admiration for the Duke"). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        'The Council propose to celebrate the Entrance upon the New Building by a Dinner of the Members and Friends of the Institute, to be held in the Music Hall, after the Annual Meeting on the 10th of January [1859], at which Lord Ward will preside ...'

      1858 4pp 4to, printed in sloping script on first two pages only; several light folds. Paper watermarked Joynson 1858. v.g.A formal invitation to a celebratory dinner, to mark the inauguration of the Birmingham & Midland Institute's new purpose-built building. The invitation lists the five Officers of the Institute, which include Lord Ward as president and Arthur Ryland as vice-president, and beneath these names two Honorary Members: The Right Honorable Lord Brougham, and Charles Dickens Esquire. Charles was invited to become one of the first Honorary Members of the Institute in late September 1857, a position he accepted with 'honor and pleasure', declaring himself 'highly gratified'. (Pilgrim Letters

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        The Virginians

      Bradbury and Evans, 1858, Leather, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: no dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author, Illustrated By: The Author. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright date is 1858 and 1859, 2 volumes. Autograph letter, signed, by Thackeray mounted to front free endpaper. Illustrations by the author. Early half brown morocco and cloth, spines lettered in gilt. First Edition, first issue With 'actresses' on page 207, line 33, and chapters 47 & 48 misnumbered as 48 & 49. Bindings rubbed; heavily foxed; very good. No jackets. Bindings secure, a solid collectible SIGNED two volumes, Collectible & Signed

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        A compendium of Kafir laws and customs,

      8vo., vii(1)168pp., with three folding tables, original green cloth with printed spine label (the label largely defective, however), with an old light stain on upper cover. A very good presentation copy inscribed in ink by Maclean to Robert Vigne*, and with a coy note in a contemporary hand at head of title: "Not altogether fit for ladies".Publisher: Mount Coke: Wesleyan Mission Press. Printed for the Government of British Kaffraria.Year: 1858Edition: First edition. Mendelssohn I, p.960. Work, A bibliography of the Negro in Africa and America, p.59.

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        Die Cellularpathologie in Ihrer Begründung auf Physiologische und Pathologische Gewebelehre.

      Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1858. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (222x138 mm). xvi, 440 pp. including half-title, title with copyright on verso, 144 wood engravings in the text, of which one full-page and several white-on-black. Later half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, ownership stamp to half title, occasional mild spotting (half title stronger). Provenance: Prof. Hueppe, Dresden. ----PMM 307c; Dibner, Heralds of Science 132; Garrison-Morton 2299; Grolier/Horblit 99; Grolier Medicine 69; Heirs of Hippocrates 1892; Norman 2156 - FIRST EDITION OF THE FOUNDATION WORK OF CELLULAR PATHOLOGY AND 'ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE', (Garrison-Morton). In this work, an almost verbatim transcription of a series of 20 lectures delivered at the new Pathological Institute in Berlin in February-April 1858, Virchow set forth the now universally accepted concept of disease as a state of conflict between healthy and diseased cells. Virchow's research into the function, structure and development of cells was made possible by technical improvements in the microscope and in biochemical techniques. 'For Virchow the microscope became the central tool for reducing pathological processes to alterations occurring at the cellular level. Hence, the cell became the fundamental living unit in both health and disease--a biological rather than a mechanical entity. Virchow's notion of cellular pathology implied that all the manifestations of disease could be reduced to disturbances of living cells. Moreover, according to Virchow's famous principle, 'omnis cellula e cellula,' all cells originated from other cells. Cellular function, in turn, depended on intracellular physiochemical changes which were reflected in the varying morphology' (DSB). 'Every morbid structure therefore consists of cells, which, according to this axiom themselves come from pre-existing cells. The seat of any disease must therefore be in the cell. On this basis, Virchow analysed disease and diseased tissue and proposed the idea that disease is a conflict between healthy and morbid cells. This was the beginning of modern pathology...' (Grolier Medicine). Near Fine.

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        Correspondance de Napoléon Ier, publiée par ordre de l'empereur Napoléon III.

      Paris, Imprimerie impériale, 1858 - 1869. ____ Edition originale. Collection complète. Chaque volume de 700 à 800 pages. Les 4 derniers volumes sont consacrés aux oeuvres de Napoléon à Sainte-Hélène. Couleur du dos de la reliure un peu passée. *****. 32 volumes in-4. [290 x 215 mm] Collation : Demi-basane verte, dos lisse orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Meyer`s Universum. Ein Volksbuch, enthaltend Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenswerthesten und Merkwürdigsten in Natur und Kunst. Octavausgabe in 5 Bänden. Mit zusammen 5 gestochenen Titeln und 205 Stahlstich-Tafeln (= komplett).

       \"Meyer`s Universum. Ein Volksbuch, enthaltend Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenswerthesten und Merkwürdigsten in Natur und Kunst. Octavausgabe in 5 Bänden. Stich, Druck und Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts. Hildburghausen 1858-1860. VI, 184 (1) S.; 179 S.; 170 (1) S.; 167 S.; 159 S. Mit zusammen 5 gestochenen Titeln und 205 (43; 41; 41; 40; 40) Stahlstich-Tafeln (= komplett) sowie erläuterndem Text. (Gold)geprägtes Original-Ganzleinen mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel. Zustand: Einbände etwas berieben und angestaubt/angeschmutzt. Vorsätze stark gebräunt und leimschattig. Die meisten (circa 137) der Stahlstiche sind in gutem (Ränder teilweise, nicht das Bild, leicht braunfleckig) oder sehr gutem Zustand. Einige (circa 48) Stahlstiche sind leicht stockfleckig (Ränder, nicht das Bild, leicht braunfleckig) und nur wenige (circa 20) sind in schlechtem Zustand (Papier ist stark gebräunt/Blatt ist stark stockfleckig). Trotz der aufgeführten Mängel insgesamt eine gut erhaltene, vollständige Erstausgabe des fünfbändigen Werkes. Eines der erfolgreichsten verlegerischen Unternehmen im Deutschland des 19. Jahrhunderts. Nach der ursprünglichen Konzeption ist diese Ausgabe so vollständig, wurde jedoch später mit weiteren Bänden fortgeführt.\" Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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