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        Isoama-Ibo primer.

      

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        Der vollkommene Angler . herausgegeben von Ephemera und übersetzt von I. Schumacher

      P. Salomon & Co, Hamburg 1859 - First edition in German and first foreign language edition. 10 woodcut engravings. xii, 308 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A rare and notable edition of Walton's classic, the first foreign language and the first German edition, in a translation by I. Schumacher from the 1853 London edition. Horne and Coigney both not the persistent rarity of this work.With outstanding provenance: from the library of sportsman and collector Dean Sage. Coigney 76; Horne 75; Oliver 74; Westwood & Satchell, p. 233; Litchfield, p. 41 Bound in contemporary half green morocco and marbled boards. Bookplate of Dean Sage (with 1942 Parke Bernet bill for lot 493 laid in). Some toning of spine, minor traces of wear. Fine 10 woodcut engravings. xii, 308 pp. 1 vols. 8vo First edition in German and first foreign language edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ALL THE YEAR ROUND [BOUND EDITIONS, THREE VOLUMES] Including a Tale of Two Cities

      J. M. Emerson & Co. 1859-1860, New York - Occasional foxing. Comtemporary binding in brown cloth; All The Year Round was Charles Dickens' own literary magazine. The first appearance of A Tale of Two Cities is serialized here, from April-November 1859. These three volumes contain all the issues from April 1859 to October 1860. Besides literature there are a number of articles on scientific matters and national and international affairs; 8vo; 624,568 (48),620 pages [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENT FOR LAYING THE CORNER STONE OF THE NEW SYNAGOGUE OF THE PORTUGUESE CONGREGATION "MICKVE ISRAEL," MADE TO THE BUILDING COMMITTEE. TOGETHER WITH THE ADDRESS DELIVERED ON THAT OCCASION, BY THE REV. S. MORAIS MINISTER OF THE CONGREGATION. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENT FOR LAYING THE CORNER STONE OF THE NEW SYNAGOGUE OF THE PORTUGUESE CONGREGATION "MICKVE ISRAEL," MADE TO THE BUILDING COMMITTEE. TOGETHER WITH THE ADDRESS DELIVERED ON THAT OCCASION, BY

      Philadelphia: Collins, Printer, 705 Jayne Street. 1859. Paperback. 1st edition. 5619. Original printed wrappers, 8vo 15, [1 blank] pages. Singerman 1593. Mickve Israel [Hope of Israel], one of the oldest Philadelphia synagogues, was founded in the 1740s by Sephardic Jews. Known as the 'Synagogue of the American Revolution, ' its early members included Haym Solomon and the Gratz family. Benjamin Franklin contributed to its first building fund. This was its third building, constructed on 7th Street, north of Arch. Isaac Leeser presided over the congregation from 1829 to 1850; Sabato Morais succeeded him. Morais was its Rabbi for 46 years. The list of corner-stone and door- post purchasers included A. S. Wolf, who purchased the North door-post of the north door for fifteen dollars, in honor of H. Polock. Other luminaries of Philadelphia Jewry participated in the ceremonies. Wolf was treasurer and Gabay of the Congregation. Articles deposited in the cornerstone are listed, including newspapers, coins and tokens dated 1859, "A gold quarter dollar of California mintage, being deposited by Clarence A. Hart, aged 9 years. " The Committee of Arrangement consisted of Edwd. S. Mawson, Joseph L. Moss, and Isaac J. Phillips. Rabbi Morais's discourse is printed. Morais, an abolitionist and founder of the Jewish Theological Seminary of New York, counsels, "If there be pride in us, if the vanity of exhibiting a more sightly structure than others possess, impelled us to designate this place as our future Synagogue...let us then bury first such unholy feelings in the bosom of the earth. " Also printed is a prayer in Hebrew, composed by Morais. OCLC lists 5 copies worldwide [Penn, JTS, YU, NYPL, HUC) Light wear, Very Good Condition (KH-6-63) .

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        Dislocations and Fractures

      John Churchill, London 1859 - Luxurious elephant folio book, 3/4-bound in leather, offers 36 full-page, beautifully shaded, B&W plates, with extensive descriptions and commentary. Illustrations are clear and very detailed, showing internal anatomy, including affected bones, muscles and some nerves. One of Dr. Joseph Maclise's (1850-1888?) fine anatomical publications. 3/4-bound in brown leather with black cloth boards, with rounded spine. Leather spine and corners were professionally replaced somewhere along the way, and look very nice. Fresh gilt decorations all around are very bright with minimal signs of wear or age. 36 beautiful plates with clear ink on a fine archival paper. Text pages are gently tanned throughout. Cloth cover perimeters exhibit scuffing/rubbing along edges and leathered corners. Pastedowns appear to be original marble papers. Hinges are reinforced with wide black tape on pastedowns. Interior exhibits minimal signs of age overall, with some scattered foxing, some smudges and misc marks that come with wear and age. Some pencil writing in margin of dedication page and title verso, as pictured. Title page has both a closed tear and a chip along the lower edge, and tape-like darkening at foot of fore edge. Text block edges are dusty, with some dirt and stains. Some wear to edges of pages in the margin, including small chips that carry through on a few pages. Sample photo provided in extra photos visible within this description. Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear. Unpaginated. 21 x 15 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CARTE DE MAURICE (CI-DEVANT ILE-DE-FRANCE) CONTENANT LA SITUATION DES PRINCIPALES SUCRERIES, LES ROUTES & LES LIMITES DES DIVERS QUARTIERS DE L'HE

      Port Louis: J. Maisonneuve, 1859. Old folds, some minor loss at folds, including in center of sheet. Several small losses at edges. Contemporary ink doodles on verso, resulting in some small instances of loss due to ink burn. Good. A remarkable, locally produced map of the island of Mauritius, off the coast of Africa, showing sugar plantations, roads, terrain, the city of Port Louis, and the several other small villages that dot the coast. The scale and quality of the map are a tribute to the remarkable local culture of books and printing which flourished on the island in the 19th century. James Pope- Hennessy, in his biography of his grandfather, at one time governor of the island, describes the many local bookstores and libraries. The French colonized the island, naming it "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base; as a result the British seized the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. Toussaint notes a second edition in 1848, but does not list this particular edition of the map, styled the fifth in a caption. TOUSSAINT F67 (ref).

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        IMAGINARY DIMENSIONS IN GEOMETRY: "A Sixth Memoir Upon Quantics" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 149 for the Year 1859, pp. 61-90)

      Royal Society of London, London 1859 - Arthur Cayley (1821-1895) paper describes imaginary dimensions in geometry, builds up on his three papers, "Memoir on the Theory of Matrices" & "A Memoir on the Automorphic Linear Transformation of Bipartite Quadric Function" in our #27536. Also contains John Gassiot's "On the Stratifications in Electrical Discharges, as Observed in Torricellian and other Vacua.- Second Communication" (pp. 137-160) and William Farr's "On the Construction of Life-Tables, Illustrated by a New Life-Table of the Healthy Districts of England" (pp. 837-878). vi, [4], 16, [1]-930 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CATHODE RAYS II: "On the Stratifications in Electrical Discharges as Observed in Torricellian and other Vacua -- Second Communication" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 149 for the Year 1859, pp. 137-160)

      London: Royal Society of London, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. John Gassiot's (1797-1877) second paper describing an early observation of cathode rays, continuing article in our #27535. Also contains Arthur Cayley's "A Sixth Memoir Upon Quantics" (pp. 61-90) and William Farr's "On the Construction of Life-Tables, Illustrated by a New Life-Table of the Healthy Districts of England" (pp. 837-878). vi, [4], 16, [1]-930 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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        Réunion de quatre ouvrages de Snider-Pellegrini, en tête desquels La création et ses mystères dévoilés

      1859 - pagination multiple Paris, E. Dentu (et autres), 1859-1862, in-8, pagination multiple, maroquin cerise de l'époque, dos à 5 faux nerfs et fleuronné portant le titre "Œuvres diverses" en doré, triple filet d'encadrement des plats, coiffes guillochées et double filet sur les coupes, tranches dorées sur marbrure, dentelle intérieure [Brany], Réunion des principales œuvres du scientifique et géographe français Antonio Snider-Pellegrini (1802–1885), dans une belle reliure signée Brany, actif à Paris dans les années 1850-1870. Trois pièces sont enrichies d'un envoi de l'auteur à monsieur E. Nié. Rare. Relié par ordre chronologique de parution : I. "La création et ses mystères dévoilés." A. Franck et E. Dentu, 1859. 487 pp. et 10 planches gravées sur bois par Bullard et Sotain, dont la fameuse carte qui propose, pour la première fois, une démonstration de la dérive des continents. Envoi. Seconde édition, la première ayant paru en 1858 : l'ouvrage propose une théorie complète du monde et de sa formation. Snider-Pellegrini y tente avant tout d'expliquer l'origine de l'Amérique et son identification avec l'Atlantide. "(.) cet ouvrage est à joindre dans la bilbliothèque de tout chercheur de l'au-delà passé, aux ouvrages de Court de Gébelin et Fabre d'Olivet." Caillet III, n° 10240. II. "Les émanations. Recherches sur l'origine et la formation forcée et perpétuelle des mondes." E. Dentu, 1860 (seconde édition). 47 pp. Envoi. III. "Nouvelle théorie sur la formation des comètes et leurs raison d'être." A. Lacroix et E. Dentu, 1861. 45-[1] pp. Feuillets brunis. IV. "L'Homme et sa raison d'être sur la terre." E. Dentu, 1862. 160 pp. Envoi. Rares surcharges au crayon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of my Life During the French Revolution

      London: Richard Bentley, 1859. Frist edition. Eighty-six extra plates, of which eighteen are colored, 206 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full blue morocco by tooled in gold, with red onlays, inner morocco framed doublures, chamfered boards, a.e.g., bound by Bayntum, Bath, and stamped by the Boston bookseller Charles E Lauriat, in a blue buckram slipcase. Fine. Frist edition. Eighty-six extra plates, of which eighteen are colored, 206 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A lovely volume with many double page plates extra-illustrating Elliot's memoir of the French Revolution. The author was a Scottish aristocrat living in Paris during Revolution, and thus an eyewitness to events. Having been the mistress of the Duke of Orléans, she found herself awaiting the guillotine, but was released after the demise of Robespierre. Her memoir was not published until after her death.

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        Substantive Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 4pp on small folded 8vo of blind embossed monogrammed stationery, Paris, Dec. 3, 1866

      Broca writes on several topics including accurate newborn statistics. "The academy received no notice...from the administration on the inappropriateness of a discussion on newborns. I am one of the registered speakers; I consulted...the police's main registers (wet-nurses' office); there was no attempt at minimizing or altering the truth...results are probably better now than in 1859...but they are still deplorable...if progress seems soft, it is because it does not fit in with the special attributions and the current research of any of the members of the academy; I only decided to register because this issue , which is first and foremost a question of statistics, seemed to take a course that was more sentimental than scientific..." He then discusses academy elections and appointments and returns to the discussion of newborns as a conference topic and more on colleagues. He signs, "P. Broca." Broca's early scientific works dealt with the histology of cartilage and bone, but he also studied cancer pathology, the treatment of aneurysms, and infant mortality as reflected here. In the year prior to our letter, 1865, Broca published "General Instructions on Anthropological Research," and about two years after our letter, 1868, he became Paris professor of surgical pathology and also became a member of the Legion of Honor.

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        COMPUTERS & MEDICAL STATISTICS: "On the Construction of Life-Tables, Illustrated by a New Life-Table of the Healthy Districts of England" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 149 for the Year 1859, pp. 837-878)

      London: Royal Society of London, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The first printing of William Farr's (1807-1883) preliminary report describing the use of the Scheutz calculator to prepare life tables, published five years before his English Life Tables, representing the very earliest application of computers to medical statistics.. Also contains Arthur Cayley's "A Sixth Memoir Upon Quantics" (pp. 61-90) and John Gassiot's "On the Stratifications in Electrical Discharges, as Observed in Torricellian and other Vacua.- Second Communication" (pp. 137-160). vi, [4], 16, [1]-930 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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        NARRATIVE OF THE EARL OF ELGIN'S MISSION TO CHINA AND JAPAN IN THE YEARS 1857, '

      Edinburgh [1859], Blackwood. FIRST EDITION. Original blue. blind-stamped, gold-decorated cloth, 2 vols., 492+496p., 20. hand-colored chromlithograhs, 50 woodcuts, 5 folding maps,. clean, copy, no foxing. R A R E. A major primary resource and a famous book by a British diplomat. The primary account of British incursion into China and the hostilities at Canton, special mission, arrival at Singapore & Johore, arrival at Hong Kong, trip up the Canton river. * The condition of India, residence at Hong Kong, trip up the river Macao, voyage to Philippines. Lawless proceedings in the Canton river, bombardment, Peking, diplomacy, Amoy, arrival at Shanghai, Soo-chow. Imperial grand canal, his residence at Shanghai, departure for Ningpo, joss-house. The Roman Catholic mission, British graveyard, John Bowring's visit to Peiho. Insolence of the mob at Keying. Forcible entry to Tientsin and hostile crowds. * Duplicity of Commissioners, arrival of the Emperor's assent. First view of Japan, Deshima, Nagasaki, persecution of Christians, invasion of Corea, visit of American Consul. Shimoda, Japanese woman, British mission, art wares, ingenuity, life & culture. Return to Shanghai, opium, up the Yangtse, bombardment of forts, tea producing districts, landing at Nanking, rebel theology, the secret edict, Peking gazette decree, military promenades at Shanghai. Chinese prostitutes, characteristics &c... *** REFEREMCES: DNB: "In 1857 Oliphant became private secretary to Lord Elgin on his visit to China. He went with Elgin to Calcutta when the outbreak of the mutiny made it necessary to change the destination of the Chinese force. He then accompanied Elgin to Hong Kong, was present at the bombardment of Canton, and helped to storm Tientsin." * H. Cordier: SINICA 2376 * H. Cordier: JAPONICA p.546-7 #1735 * TAYLOR, Louise M. comp. CATALOG OF BOOKS ON CHINA IN THE ESSEX INSTITUTE: p.239. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO JAPAN, KAMTSCHATKA, SIBERIA, TARTARY, AND VARI

      London 1859, Smith. Red pictorial cloth, gold stamped, all. edge gilt, 414p., 10 litho plates, 5 maps, some folding,very. solid, bright copy, a bit of foxing, else clean, 14 x 22 cm.. complete as issued, original cloth. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. SUPERB EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE The author traveled by ship to the Far East during a crucial time in the years 1854, 1855 and 1856 to various parts of the coast of China, since the opening of Japan. He went to do commerce. He traveled in and around the possessions of Russia, the River Amoor, Siberia and Tartary, Japan Islands, Kamtschatka and adjacent areas. An excellent early primary source based on the author's journals and diaries. * Fascinating reading, with excellent maps and charts, complete as issued. The frontispiece is a tinted lithograph. Useful detailed descriptions of China and Japan written just after the opening Japan. Experiences on the H.M.S. Barracouta a paddle sloop, of the Royal Navy. Tronson was the surgeon. The H.M.S. Barracouta participated during the Second Opium War in 1856. *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: H. Cordier: Japonica 543 * H. Cordier: Cordier, Sinica, III, col. 2124 1859 * TAYLOR, Louise M. comp.:CATALOG OF BOOKS ON CHINA IN THE ESSEX INSTITUTE. p.45. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART. Complete in One Volume. With All His Introductions and Notes; Also Various Readings, and the Editor's (J.G. Lockhart) Notes

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1859. A very handsome early edition of Scott?s poetry in one volume. With engraved frontispiece portrait, vignette title-page, many very fine tissue-guarded engraved plates by various artists and a facsimile page of Scott?s handwriting. Tall and very thick 8vo, in a fine and very beautiful binding with King's College giltwork, of full chocolate crushed morocco, the boards with an elaborate multilayered blind framework, the giltwork to on the upper board centered, the spine fully and richly gilt tooled in a motif reminiscent of Gothic windows between gilt-stippled raised bands, one compartment lettered in gilt, the board edges and turn-ins also handsomely gilt tooled, silk marker, a.e.g. iv, 823 pp. A superb and unusually handsome copy, the text and plates essentially pristine, especially well preserved, the binding strong and solid and with virtually no evidence of age or use. A VERY HANDSOME ILLUSTRATED EDINBURGH EDITION OF THE POETICAL WORKS OF ONE OF SCOTLAND'S AND GREAT BRITAIN'S GREATEST MEN OF LETTERS. Scott's influence was as far reaching as his works were commercially successful. His poetry earned him an offer of the laureateship, which he refused, and was considered quite original in style among the Romantics. This is a beautiful collection of all of Scott's poems. It includes of course the great Metrical Romances and famed ?Miscellaneous Pieces? but also includes the songs and fragments scattered throughout his novels and the ?Specimens? originally printed in his Memoirs.

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        A piece of wood from Abraham Lincoln's Springfield home with presentation photograph given to Mussolini's Ambassador to the United States in 1923, fully documented

      n.p., n.d.. 8vo.. "A 1"" x 3.25"" sliver of wood recovered from Abraham Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois, attached to the front endpaper of a pamphlet, Edward S. Johnson, ed., Abraham Lincoln And His Last Resting Place (Quincy, Illinois: Royal Printing Company for the State of Illinois, n.y.) 29pp., 8vo., bound in brown titled wraps and staple bound. With an inscription in the hand of longtime Lincoln Tomb custodian Herbert Wells Fay (1859-1949) who inscribes the pamphlet on the same blank endpaper bearing the relic: ""To Prince Gelasio Caetoni at Lincoln' Tomb March 9, 1923 accompanies a apiece of wood from Lincoln's Springfield home H W Fay custodian- "" Some mild toning from wood relic which has also caused a minor tear in the front wrap, front flyleaf folded at bottom right corner, else fine condition. Offered together with a 3.5"" x 5"" black and white photograph of Lincoln, c. 1861, portrait attributed to Christophe S. German and inscribed by Fay on the verso: ""To Prince Caetani at Lincolns tomb March 19th 1923 H W Fay custodian owner of original negative."" News clipping affixed to the top of the verso, light marginal wear at top and bottom, else fine.Don Gelasio del Principe di Caetani (1877-1934) was an Italian mining engineer, a diplomat, and an officer in the First World War. A member of the noble Caetani family which counted Popes Gelasius II (1060/64-1119) and Boniface VIII (c. 1230-1303) among its progeny. Following his service in the First World War, he joined Mussolini's Fascists and became Italian Ambassador to the United States in 1922. Herbert Wells Fay worked as editor for the DeKalb Review before taking on the position of custodian of the Lincoln Tomb in Springfield, Illinois in 1921. The job was well-suited to this longtime avid collector of Lincolniana who possessed 90 different portraits of Abraham Lincoln as part of his enormous collection?"all of which he housed in a utility room within the Springfield Tomb. One of the highlights of Fay's collection was an original glass negative of a January 1861 portrait attributed to Christopher S. German, from which he made numerous reproductions in a variety of formats. "

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        Memoires de L' Academie Imperiale des Sciences de Saint-Petersbourg. VIIe Serie. Tome I - XXII [22 vols.].

      Eggers et Comp. St.-Petersbourg, - ca 15000 S. With numerous ill, plates and folding plates. Published: 1859-1874. Some research reports in French, Latin or Russian. Covers mildly worn. Slightly bumped corners. Brownish and foxed paper. Vol. 13 + 17 Spine damaged. Vol. 14: Some pages creased. Vol.21-22: Upper spine damaged. Vol.18-22: Half-leather (worn). Among other things following memoirs U. a. folgende Abhandlungen: Vol. I: Nouvelle determination de la parallaxe annuelle des etoiles a Lyrae et 61 Cygni. Die Parthenogenesis im Pflanzenreiche. Beiträge zur Anatomie des Keilbeins u. Schläfenbeins. Vol. II: Pulkowaer Beobachtungen des großen Cometen von 1858. Beitrag zur Feststellung des Verhältnisses von Keppler zu Wallenstein. Die Makrokephalen im Boden der Krym und Österreichs, verglichen mit der Bildungsabweichung, welche Blumenbach Macrocephalus genannt hat. Vol III: Die Aralo-Caspischen Calligoneen. Die supernumerären Brustmuskeln des Menschen. Über die Strahlenbrechung in der Atmosphäre. Über den russischen Epidot und Orthit. Vol. IV: Beobachtung der totalen Sonnenfinsternis vom 18. Juli in Pobes. Recherches sur quelques fonctions numeriques. Unter den russischen Monazit und Aeschynit. Tentamen florae Ussuriensis oder Versuch einer Flora des Ussuri-Gebietes. Vol. V: Beiträge zur Integration der Differentialgleichungen erster Ordnung zwischen zwei veränderten Größen. Untersuchung einer unregelmäßigen Verteilung des Erdmagnetismus im nördlichen Teil des Finnischen Meerbusens u. a. Vol.VI: Beitrag zur Käferfauna der Insel Jesso. Über eine im Caspischen Meere erschienene Insel, nebst Beiträgen zur Kenntnis der Schlammvulkane der Caspischen Region. Versuch über die Sprache der Uden. Vol.VII: Barometrische Höhenbestimmungen im Caucasus. Die Familie der Mormyren. Tschetschenische Studien. Vol.VIII: Lepidopteren Ostsibiriens. Die Verteilung der Schildkröten über den Erdball. Vol.IX: Einleitende Gründzüge der Geologie der Halbinseln Kertsch und Taman. Grammatik der ersa-mordwinischen Sprache. Achtzehn hebräische Grabschriften aus der Krim. Vol. X: Untersuchung über die Konstitution der Atmosphäre und die Strahlenbrechung in derselben. Beiträge zur Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte des Loxosoma Neapolitanum. Monographie der Bursae mucosae cubitales. Vol. XI: Über den russischen Orthoklas, nebst mehreren allgemeinen Bemerkungen u. Messungen der Kristalle einiger ausländischer Fundorte. Das Gehörorgan von Rhytina Stelleri. Beiträge zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der Holthurien u. a. Vol. XII: Reisen im Amur-Lande und auf der Insel Sachalin, im Auftrage der Kaiserlich-Russischen Geographischen Gesellschaft. Die Befruchtung bei den Farnkräutern u. a. Vol. XIII: Beiträge zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der Libelluliden u. Hemipteren, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Embryonalhülle derselben. Über die Halsrippen des Menschen mit vergleichend-anatomischen Bemerkungen. Beiträge zur Anatomie des Schädelgrundes u. a. Vol. XIV: Sertum Tianschanicum: Botanische Ergebnisse einer Reise im mittleren Tian-Schan. Synopsis der Viperiden, nebst Bemerkungen über die geographische Verbreitung dieser Giftschlangefamilie. Studien über die Wanderblöcke u. die Diluvialgebilde Russlands u. a. Vol. XV: Generis Astragali species gerontogaeae. Flora Caucasi. Pars I. Über einige Schwämme des nördlichen stillen Oceans und des Eismeeres, welche im zoologischen Museum der Kaiserlichen Akademie d. Wissenschaften in St. Petersburg aufgestellt sind - ein Beitrag zur Morphologie u. Verbreitung der Spongien u. a. Vol. XVI: Über den Musculus anconeus V. des Menschen, mit vergleichend-anatomischen Bemerkungen. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte des Elens in Bezug auf seine morphologischen u. paläontolgoischen Verhältnisse, so wie seine geographische Verbreitung, nebst Bemerkungen über die miogäne Flora u. Insektenfauna des Hochnordens. Anatomisch-histologische Untersuchungen über den Sipunculus nudus L. u. a. Vol. XVII: Bestimmung der Längendifferenz zwischen Pulkowa, Helsingfors, Abo, Lowisa und Wiborg. Über die [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ON KAIKO YOKOHAMA NO ZU: A PICTURE MAP OF THE OPENING OF YOKOHAMA BAY.

      [Japan 1859]. Large single sheet woodblock printed color. map of Yokohama harbour, 67 x 46 cm., very good, a bit of. minor foxing, top margin bit soiled, otherwise the map is. very good, hand-printed by hand-carved woodblocks. R A R E. An early map of Yokohama harbor, the quays and surrounding areas. There are five large foreign vessels at anchor in Yokohama Bay: 3 American, 1 English and another without an identifying flag. Along the quay foreign consulates are located by their respective flags flying and names in Japanese: Holland, France [2], Portugal, England [2] & America. Along the quay and the waterfront are Japanese villages, rivers & bridges. * Conveniently located adjacent to the quay, is the infamous Yoshiwara or the prostitution quarters, which is situated with a small moat surrounding it; one of the most prominent names is cited called Yujo-ya [Prostitute House]. * A very good bird's eye view of the whole coastal line, where foreign graves, including two American and one Chinese are noted. Next to the wharf is a directional compass in Japanese. * This work was published in Yokohama, per the colophon at Yokohama on Honcho or the Main Street, at address: 2 Chome. * The map has been folded five times, reducing it down to 12 x 23.5 cm., and is a lovely and most early color rendering of the harbor and environs. * Maps of this period and subject are quite obscure and now rare. Historical record of early foreigners in Japan. *** CONDITION: The map is in excellent condition, with a bit of the usual dustiness, and a few Washi paper & rice glue mends on the verso, now stable, solid. A lovely work ! *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: This famous map is cited in K. Nonogami: COLOR PRINTS OF THE LATE TOKUGAWA & EARLY MEIJI PERIODS IN THE NONOGAMI COLLECTTION, see p.9, color illustration #1., p iii #1 & p.iii #1. Nonogami believes this to be published Ansei 6th [1859]. A large and early panoramic view of the harbor & it's facilities. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The Debates in the Several State Conventions, of the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, as Recommended By the General Convention at Philadelphia, in 1787

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. Washington: Taylor & Maury, 1859. Later Edition. xvi, 508 ; xii, 556 ; xii, 663; xii, 639; xxii, 641pp. 5 vols. 8vo. Bound in polished three quarters brown calf, gilt spine with red and green title labels. Fine. Later Edition. xvi, 508 ; xii, 556 ; xii, 663; xii, 639; xxii, 641pp. 5 vols. 8vo. Howes E98

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        Exploration — British North America. [Part I]: Papers relative to the exploration by Captain Palliser of that portion of British North America which lies between the northern branch of the River Saskatchewan and the frontier of the United States; and between the Red River and the Rocky Mountains. [Part II]: Further papers relative to the exploration by the expedition under Captain Palliser .... [Part III]: The journals, detailed reports, and observations relative to the exploration, by Captain Palliser .... [Part IV]: Index and maps to Captain Palliser's reports.

      London: Printed by G. E. Eyre & W. Spottiswoode Folio (34 cm; 13.5"). 4 parts in one vol. 64 pp., 8 maps; 75 pp., 3 maps; 325 pp.; 3 pp., 5 folding maps.. 1859?-65 Sole editions of all parts of Palliser's British "Blue Book" of the British North American Exploring Expedition which explored and surveyed the prairies and wilderness of western Canada from 1857 to 1860. The expedition had a many-fold purpose: to explore possible routes for the Canadian Pacific Railway; discover new species of plants; amass scientific measurements (astronomical, meteorological, geological); describe the land, its fauna, flora, and inhabitants; make detailed maps; and topographically delimit the boundary between British North America and the United States. This last was accomplished from Lake Superior to the coast of the Pacific Ocean. As a result of the survey's findings, the government ended the Hudson's Bay Company's ownership of Rupert's Land. Palliser was Irish and a captain in the Waterford Militia at the time of his tramping the Canadian Rockies and prairies. The large folding map "General Map of the routes in British North America explored by the expedition under Captain Palliser during the years 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860" is "a valuable record of the geography of the Prairies before any substantial European settlement" (Hayes, Historical Atlas of Canada: Canada's History Illustrated with Original Maps, p. 209). Provenance: Signature of George Vaux, Jr., noted Philadelphia collector of minerals, commissioner for the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners, and frequent visitor to the U.S. and Canadian Rockies; the Vaux family were early explorers of Rogers Pass and the Yoho region. Evidence of readership: Typed daily itinerary of the expedition tipped in at the front, based on part III. Parts I, II, III bound in early 20th-century half brown morocco with tan linen sides, original blue wrappers bound in; joints starting to crack but binding sound. Part IV laid in at rear, original wrappers, all maps separated, chipping to edges of wrappers. Texts clean, with limited foxing only. Maps with varying degrees of handcoloring; some have minor spotting, most are clean, and many, including the large one, are additionally present for quick and ordinary use in good facsimile. => A significant gathering of a work significant in multiple ways, bearing evocative provenance and with all maps and plans present.

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        On the Influence of Carbonic Acid in the Air upon the Temperature of the Ground" in The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science 41, January to June 1896, pp. 237-276

      DISBOUND FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF A SEMINAL WORK ON GLOBAL WARMING, the first forecast of the climatic effects of man-made carbon dioxide production on the surface temperature of the earth. Arrhenius's paper is "the first to quantify the contribution of carbon dioxide to the greenhouse effect and to speculate about whether variations in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide have contributed to long-term variations in climate" (Royal Society of Chemistry). Printed the same year as the original in German. Svante August Arrhenius (1859 -1927) was a Swedish physicist and one of the founders of the science of physical chemistry. In this paper, Arrhenius built on Joseph Fourier's earlier work, completing laborious numerical computations that brought "together Högbom's calculations of carbon dioxide produced by human activities and Langley's measurements of the infrared absorption of the atmosphere and used them to forecast the effects of increased CO2 levels on atmospheric temperature. Arrhenius' intellectual breakthrough was to assume that even though CO2 is a much less important greenhouse gas than water vapor, any small warming effect it caused would be magnified by the increased water absorption into the atmosphere required to maintain a constant relative humidity" (Wenner Collection). Throughout this paper, Arrhenius refers to carbon dioxide as "carbonic acid" in accordance with the convention at the time he was writing" (RSC). Though he considered volcanoes, not coal burning, to be the chief source of CO2 for the atmosphere, Arrhenius' calculations led him to project that that a doubling of CO2 levels could lead to a 5 to 6 degree warming of the earth's atmosphere. Arrhenius published his work in 1896 in the paper entitled "Ueber den Einfluss des atmosphärischen Kohlensäuregehalts auf die Temperatur der Erdoberfläche" in Bihang till K. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 22, Afd I No. 1, 1896. This first publication was printed in only 130 copies. Though considerably more expensive, we are lucky to also have for sale a fine original offprint of "Ueber den Einfluss". CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor & Francis. (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). Complete issue of Volume 41 (including title page), January to June 1896. [viii], 536. 2 plates and in-text illustrations throughout. Arrhenius paper pp. 237-276. Ex-libris a stamp in the margin of the Arrhenius paper. No binding, but text-block is fully intact and the title page is included. Very slight age toning within; bright and clean. Very good condition.

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        To India and Back by the Cape

      Croydon: John C Anderson, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+. Anderson, John Corbet. Drawings on wood and some from stone sketches by the author and others. 28 pp text, 19 lithographic plates, all save 2 plates show ships on the sea or at harbors. Plates are by the artist John Corbet Anderson, Descriptions of islands and ports encountered en route and Indian towns (Calcutta, Madras, Bombay. Large 4to. Printed and gilt cloth with images of ship on front cover, title beneath. VG (internally near fine), corners of boards are bumped and cloth shows some fading. Scarce.

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        Catalogue raisonne de manuscrits ethiopiens appartenant a Antoine d\'Abbadie. VERY RARE!!!

      Paris : Imprimerie Imperiale, 1859. FIRST EDITION! ORIGINAL EDITION! XV, 235 pp. 4°, Hardcover/Pappeinband Former Library Book with Stamp and Signature. Cover rubbed, Spine with small Split near Bottom Edge. Water Stain inside, which is visible fom Title Page until Page 100, also few Pencil Markings, otherwise clean. Good Condition! Nice Copy! // Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Einband berieben, Rücken an der Unterkante geringfügig angeplatzt. Buchanfang bis ca. Seite 100 mit großflächigem, doch nicht stark auffälligem Wasserfleck, sonst vereinzelt Bleistiftmarkierungen. Papier sonst sauber. Bindung fest. Guter Zustand. Altersentsprechend ein schönes Exemplar! atx Id2 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Album with Bird Feather Paintings

      Good. N.D.. Hardcover. A photo album with 40 unique paintings of birds using real feathers, circa 1859. More photos available upon request. The album has a clasp, metal borders, and a raised shield on the front and was produced as a blank book by D. Appleton of New York in 1862, as the title page gilt imprint states. The maroon cloth boards are heavily soiled. Red spine cloth is worn off at the ends. All edges gilt. Light foxing on pages but not the images. On the verso of the "Photo Album" title page is a French inscription that says that the inscriber's grandmother, Marie Robin Clerfeuille, brought the paintings back from Vera Cruz, Mexico to Bordeaux in 1859. Six blank inserts have offsets where it seems paintings were removed, and the very last page has two 1860s photographs of a man. Each painting is 3 1/2" by 2", and the bird is made entirely of feathers in most, with a black bead for an eye. The rest is painted. The last two are human figures made of feathers, including one carrying a bird cage on his head. A unique collection of Mexican art from the era of global plume hunting. ; Color Illustrations; 6 1/4" x 1" x 10 3/4"; 24 pp .

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        Lake scenery of England. Drawn on stone by T. Picken.

      Day & Sons. [1859] Small folio. vii, 25 tinted lithographic plates, each accompanied with descriptive text. Decorative vellum by Birdsall, Northampton, with art nouveau trails in gilt and colour to front cover and spine, leather spine label. Slightly bumped and mottled, small discolouration spot to front cover. Inner gilt rules and curlicues. Aeg. marbled endpapers. Some toning/foxing/marginal staining. From the Moorsom Library. Inscription to fep: "J. M. M. from J. G. W. [UNIDENTIFIED] Jan 1 1906". Signed "James M Moorsom January 1906 Fieldside". James Marshall Moorsom (1837-1916) Barrister & Liberal MP. Married Emma Catherine Browne of Tallantire Hall. Inherited Fieldside and its library (home of Mary Calvert/Stanger).

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        A CRUISE IN JAPANESE WATERS.

      Edinburgh 1859, Blackwood. Second Edition. Green cloth, very. good, 210p., + adverts, very clean copy, 12.5 x 29.5 cm.,. tight, solid copy. QUITE S C A R C E. AN 1859 EARLY PRIMARY SOURCE FOR A BRITISH VISIT TO JAPAN This early primary source covers the voyage from China to Japan. * Beginning with life in China as a foreigner, the problems of navigation with imperfect information, some American pretensions, Miaco Sima, Gotto Island, Firando, Kiu-Siu, the Japanese scenery, approach to Nangasaki [sic for Nagasaki] batteries, the Japanese government boats, Papenberg, espionage, Decima [sic for Dejima], artillery at Nagasaki, visit to the port. * Comments on Japanese: women, children, clothing, Dutch & Russian bazaar, Japanese shop keepers, manufactures, clocks, intelligence & energy of the people, their enterprise, nude women's open air baths, Simabarra [sic for Shimabara], Japanese pirates. * The Portuguese in Japan, persecution of the Japanese Christians, whales, earthquake at Shimoda, beauty of Shimoda and Mr. Harris & Mr. Heuskin at the American Consul. Japanese treaty with America. * Visit to Yedo, native boats, career of Will Adams, gardens &c... * A wonderful early primary resource faithfully recording an early Japan, before large numbers of foreigners came. * In December 1859 the "Furious," a paddle-wheel frigate, was chosen to convey Lord Elgin to Shanghai and eventually to Yedo with Osborne in charge. A treaty was signed which opened up Japan to Western trade. * REFERENCES: H. Cordier: JAPONICA 541. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Journal et mémoires du marquis d'Argenson, publiés pour la première fois d'après les manuscrits autographes de la Bibliothèque du Louvre pour la Société de l'histoire de France, par E. J. B. Rathery

      - Paris chez Mme Veuve Jules renouard, 1859- 1867. 9 volumes in-8 brochés (24 x 16 cm), couverture beige titrée en noir, impression sur papier vergé par Lahure, non rogné, table des matières et table analytique des matières dans le dernier volume. Rousseurs claires inégalement surtout dans les marges, petits manques de papier sur le dos sans gravité. Bon état général. Les Mémoires du marquis d'Argenson et son Journal inédit ont été publiés dans la Bibliothèque elzévirienne en 1857-1858, 5 vol., mais cette nouvelle édition donnée par la veuve Renouard, a été fortement augmentée sous le titre Journal et Mémoires (1861-1867), et demeure fort rare. C'est un document des plus précieux sur l'histoire politique et morale du règne de Louis XV. Le marquis d'Argenson fut Secrétaire d'État aux Affaires étrangères de Louis XV de 1744 à 1747, mais il est surtout connu pour ses travaux littéraires et historiques.-7100g.C. - Bel ensemble homogène et complet des neuf volumes.

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        The Ways and Means of Payment: A full analysis of the credit system, with its various modes of adjustment.

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1859 - Octavo (230 × 142 mm). Original horizontally-ribbed grey cloth, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, new cream endpapers, covers decoratively panel-stamped with foliate cornerpieces in blind. Inked shelfmark to spine, library label to front pastedown, accession stamp with inked manuscript correction to p. iii, Brandeis University ink-stamp to margin of p. 15 not affecting text. Corners and board-edges rubbed, internally crisp and fresh, an excellent copy. First edition. "Colwell's arguments ran counter to the teachings of the classical economists In this work he supported a private national bank, inconvertible paper money, the real-bills doctrine, the demonetization of gold, and a national clearing system, all amidst an economy of high prices He wrote the book from a point of view that considered money the handmaiden of commerce" (The New Palgrave I, p. 491). Sabin 311 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vocabulum; or The Rogue's Lexicon

      George W. Matsell, New York 1859 - Original red cloth, light wear and surface marks, paper spine label a bit chipped. Slight browning to pages, a few clumsily opened, put otherwise unmarked. Three plates and a frontis portrait; 130pp and 3 pages of ads - the final ad page and the rear endpaper both with long tears without loss.Matsell was New York City police chief and the initial aim of The Rogue's Lexicon was for his detectives, but he was not unaware of the works value to linguists. This was for quite some time the first such dictionary published in the U.S. and records hundreds of words for the first time. It was used by Scorsese to inform the patter of the characters in Gangs of New York Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 045932. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fastes Militaires Des Indes-orientales Neerlandaises.

      Noman. Borrani., Zalt-Bommel. Paris. 1859 - xxi, 720pp, 40p-officers list, 20p-index, vi-contents and errata, folding maps to rear, engravings, coloured litographs. Text in FRENCH. The colonialization of Indonesia. Hard wearing University of London binding-few finger marks, bookplate to fep with neat 'withdrawn' stamp, few water stains, not too detrimental (ask for photos), map has misfold crease, otherwise a nice copy. 2.4kg Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Including a journal of his tour to the Hebrides, Tour in Wales, correspondence with Mrs. Thrale, &c. 10 volumes complete.

      London; Henry G Bohn 1859 - Ten volumes complete, small 8vo, contemporary half green morocco, the sides and corners gilt ruled, gilt decorated raised bands, the compartments panelled with gilt centres and corners, lettered and numbered direct, all edges gilt. 'Upwards of forty engravings on steel.' - all volumes save volume 9 with engraved half-title, all volumes have tissue-guarded frontispieces, a good number of plates folding. Just the very slightest rubbing of extremities; signature on all front free endpapers; else a near fine, attractive set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fuei shinsetsu [trans.: Manual of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and the Nursing Care of the Newborn].

      Many woodcut illus. in the text. In Chinese with Japanese reading marks. 47; 27 folding leaves. Two vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (Vol. II with some minor marginal worming), new stitching. Kyoto: 1859. First edition to be published in Japan of a quite fascinating book. Hobson (1816-73), after studying medicine at University College, London, served with the London Missionary Society in China. Hobson arrived in Macao in 1839 and spent about twenty years in China in hospitals in Macao, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai. He was a pioneer in proposing the establishment of a medical school in Hong Kong for Chinese students and wrote many books, including an English/Chinese medical dictionary. A serious student of the Chinese language, Hobson also wrote in Chinese a series of four original medical books with two Chinese collaborators: Outline of Anatomy and Physiology (Quanti xin lun, 1850), First Lines of the Practice of Surgery in the West (Xiyi lüelun, 1857), Practice of Medicine and Materia Medica (Neike xinshuo, 1858), and the present work (1858). These books were not translations of individual European medical works but entirely new and unique distillations of what Hobson considered to be the best in Western medicine. They were widely used within the Chinese missionary medical schools for the rest of the century. Their immediate success caused the present work to be quickly published in Japan as well. A copy had been presented by one of Hobson's Chinese assistants to the Japanese publisher Fukuchi who added the Japanese reading marks and issued it in Tokyo for the Japanese market in 1859. Vol. I deals with conception, pregnancy, and birth. The second volume is concerned with pediatric medicine. The fine woodcuts depict many views of the pelvic girdle, the fetus in utero, and birth positions. Fine set. .

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        A CRUISE IN JAPANESE WATERS.

      Edinburgh 1859, Blackwood. Second Edition. Green blindstamp-. ed cloth, very good, 210p., + adverts, bit of minor foxing,. else solid copy.. AN 1859 EARLY PRIMARY SOURCE FOR A BRITISH VISIT TO JAPAN This early primary source covers the voyage from China to Japan. * Beginning with life in China as a foreigner, the problems of navigation with imperfect information, some American pretensions, Miaco Sima, Gotto Island, Firando, Kiu-Siu, the Japanese scenery, approach to Nangasaki [sic for Nagasaki] batteries, the Japanese government boats, Papenberg, espionage, Decima [sic for Dejima], artillery at Nagasaki, visit to the port. * Comments on Japanese: women, children, clothing, Dutch & Russian bazaar, Japanese shop keepers, manufactures, clocks, intelligence & energy of the people, their enterprise, nude women's open air baths, Simabarra [sic for Shimabara], Japanese pirates. * The Portuguese in Japan, persecution of the Japanese Christians, whales, earthquake at Shimoda, beauty of Shimoda and Mr. Harris & Mr. Heuskin at the American Consul. Japanese treaty with America. * Visit to Yedo, native boats, career of Will Adams, gardens &c... * A wonderful early primary resource faithfully recording an early Japan, before large numbers of foreigners came. * In December 1859 the "Furious," a paddle-wheel frigate, was chosen to convey Lord Elgin to Shanghai and eventually to Yedo with Osborne in charge. A treaty was signed which opened up Japan to Western trade. * REFERENCES: H. Cordier: JAPONICA 541. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        The Nature-Printed British Sea-Weeds: A History, Accompagnied by Figures and Dissections, of the Algae of the British Isles. 4 Bde. London, Bradbury and Evans, 1859/60. Mit 219 (statt 221) Tafeln mit farbigen Pflanzenselbstdrucken von Henry Bradbury, 4 Stahlstich-Titeln m. kl. Naturselbstdruck u. zahlr. Textholzstichen. Lex.-8°. Grüne OLwd.-Bde. mit Gold- u. Blindpräg. (Rücken etw. gebräunt; berieben).

       1859 Nissen ZBI 1002; Pritzel 4460.- Einzige Ausgabe dieses wunderschönen Beispiels für die Qualitäten des Naturselbstdruckes; Bradbury hatte dieses 1851 von Auer erfundene Kupfertiefdruckverfahren bei Auer selbst in Wien gelernt.- Das gesamte Werk lose im Einband; Ränder leicht angestaubt, tlw. leicht stockfleckig. 2 Tafeln stark verschmutzt. Es fehlen die Tafeln 74 u. 75 sowie die Textseiten 23-28 in Bd. II. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Principles of Social Science. In three volumes.

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1858-1859 - 3 volumes, octavo (215 × 142 mm). Recent dark red half morocco, marbled sides, titles gilt to spines on black ground, edges sprinkled red, blue endpapers. Drexel Institute (Philadelphia) blind-stamp to title- and final pages. A few small spots to prelims, contents slightly toned, small ink-splash to vol. II bottom edge. An excellent copy. First edition. "Carey's economic views were sharply at variance with those of Ricardo and Malthus, and reflect the optimistic characteristic of American conditions favourable to economic expansion. The two leading themes of his writings were protectionism and harmony of interests The scope of Carey's optimistic belief in a harmonious order gradually widened In the Principles of ESocial Science Carey expands his vision of a harmonious order to apply to the universe Carey has been characterized as 'easily the most perverse and the most original American political economist before Veblen' (Conkin)" (The New Palgrave I p. 370). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TWO JOURNEYS TO JAPAN 1856-7.

      London 1859, Newby. Green blind stamped cloth, gold decorat-. ions, 2 vols., 340+300p.,2 hand-colored frontispieces,in all. 8 hand colored illustrations by author, very clean & sharp. copy, original publisher's cloth. VERY RARE ! FIRST EDITION. AN 1856 EARLY BRITISH PRIMARY RESOURCE ON JAPAN Rare primary account of a British sloop of war. On their second voyage they were allowed ashore in Japan. A most detailed primary account of Shimoda, what they saw, who they met, and their impressions of the people and land. He and a few other passengers stayed about two weeks in Shimoda. Afterwards the crew and passengers visited Hokkaido, Nagasaki and Okinawa. At each place the crew and passengers left the ship to explore the cities, their people, culture and customs. Excellent essays cover the multitude of unusual things observed and recorded in this work. Both the Japanese and the "foreigners" were equally curious and impressed with each other. Reactions were similar and a lot of fun was had by all ! * Such copious and detailed accounts of this early period are very sparse and few found. An excellent primary resource. ALWAYS RARE ! *** THE EIGHT HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES: See images of these posted to our website. . The author drew and hand-colored the eight plates in this fascinating work. All plates are present and accounted for per the list of binding directions below. . All illustrations are lithographs, some are hand-colored, all drawn by the author who was a decent artist. . Vol. 1: Volume 1 has a "Directions to the binder for placing the illustrations, and a list with page numbers. There are two errors in that list. First Governor of Hakodadi [sic Hakodate] is not at page 166 per the list, but at page 165. Second, the Japanese Funereal Procession is not in volume 1, but in volume two at page 252. . a. A SCENE OFF SIMODA [sic Shimoda]. This dramatic view shows a group of three large sea-going Japanese junks in the ocean. . b. A STREET IN SIMODA [sic Shimoda]. This shows the main street with building lining both sides, with a group of horses carrying cargo, while a group of people look on, a dog and a small child who is in the wooden bathtub. . c. THE GOVERNOR OF HAKODADI [sic Hakodate] & SUITE WHILE WITNESSING THE WRESTLING MATCH. This shows a nice posed portrait of the governor in his Hakama & Haori [formal dress consisting of a Jacket and pants], with two retainers and a guard behind them. A stunning work ! . d. THEATRICALS AT NAGASAKI. This shows a lively scene of three Japanese wearing performing costumes. The first in red with a drum looks like an ogre, second in white is a dog or wolf, the third is a kind of Foo-dog in green face & cape, beating a large drum. ... Vol. 2: a. Frontispiece: MY NAGASAKI FRIENDS. This most likely shows the Shogun of Choshu or Satsuma and his consort in elaborate official court Kimono . b. A BUDDHIST TEMPLE AT NAGASAKI. This shows the large temple and associated buildings. . c. JAPANESE FUNERAL PROCESSION NAGASAKI. This shows a procession of musicians leading the way, followed by a palanquin carried by four carriers, followed by a large group of mourners *** WHO WAS THE AUTHOR: Kinahan Cornwallis [born 1839; died 1917] was a British civil servant, poet, writer, world traveler, and Lawyer. . Kinahan Cornwallis was born in London, and attended school in Liverpool. He studied for the ministry and medicine before entering the British Colonial Civil Service. While in the civil service, Cornwallis spent two years in Melbourne, Australia. He also traveled over the years to the Philippines, Singapore, Ceylon, Egypt, Japan, Africa, South America, Canada, and the United States. . In 1860, Cornwallis joined the staff of the New York Herald. He worked for the Herald for about nine years. After leaving the Herald, Cornwallis became editor and owner of the Knickerbocker Magazine and the Albion. In 1886, he assumed control of the Wall Street Daily Investigator. During this time, Cornwallis was also engaged in the practice of law. . He was the author of several other famous travel books. In 1858, Cornwallis wrote "THE NEW EL DORADO" [or British Columbia] with the intent of persuading the British upper class to immigrate to British Columbia. . In 1860, Cornwallis released another book: "ROYALTY IN THE NEW WORLD" [or The Prince of Wales in the New World]. This work features full descriptions of the principal cities and towns, and chief natural features of British North America and the United States, together with accurate geographical and statistical information respecting the country generally, and a traveler's reflections upon the manners and customs of the people. *** . A BRILLIANT SET, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND IN COLLECTOR'S CONDITION . The set is brilliantly & beautifully preserved in its original green blind-stamped cloth, with exceptionally bright and vivid gold stamped spine titles with elaborate gold compartment decorations, and gold volume numbers. There is no dullness in this gild stamping ! . The front covers has an embossed "TCN," which are the publisher's initials, and floral pattern blind stamped on all covers as a border. Both volumes have recent end papers. . Volume 1: The title page and hand-colored frontispiece are very clean, no foxing, as are the other four lithographs. . Volume 2: The frontispiece front & back sides has a touch of mild foxing, and the title page has some old foxing spots which continue on the next three leaves but only in the right margin. The balance of the text is very clean, an occasional page or two have a few very minor and tiny foxing spots. . The set is tightly bound and firm in the bindings. There are not other issues. *** NEW WORKS BY KINAHAN CORNWALLIS CATALOGUE AFTER VOL. 2: There is a small catalog of [10] pages of book listings and reviews of the author's works along with some new publications by other writers. *** Errata list found in volume 1. *** REFERENCES For more on the author: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinahan_Cornwallis_(writer) * KYOTO UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES: NIPPONALIA BOOKS ON JAPAN IN EUROPEAN LANGUAGES IN THE LIBRARY OF KYOTO UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES: Vol.I, 2006, p.217 * N. FUKUDA: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF REFERENCE WORKS FOR JAPANESE STUDIES, p.74, she inverted the date to be 1895 v.s. correct: 1859. *** Color scans can be sent by email Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-6,

      Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government. Senate.. Volume X. Senate Ex. Doc. No. 78.. 1859.. Massive volume, still tightly bound, detailing western exploration for a practicable railroad route between the Mississippi and the Pacific Coast. 400+77pp + plates, 94 black and white plates of reptiles, vertebrates, fish and birds; 28 hand-colored plates of birds, 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards (hardbound). A number of black and white plates suffer from damp staining, foxing or toning, while the color plates are in very good condition, bright and clean with exquisite coloring. Spine cracked along one edge and lifting from fabric backing beneath; covers chipped and abraded; corners bumped. The volume, in multiple parts, details exploration for a railroad route in various locations: near the 38th/39th parallels; near the 35th parallel; near the 32nd parallel from the Rio Grande to the Pimas Villages; routes in California to connect with routes near the 35th and 32nd parallels; routes in Oregon and California. Condition issues noted; the very handsome hand-colored bird prints are in very good clean condition. Printed by Beverley Tucker. .

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        REVUE DES DEUX MONDES. Seconde Période.

      Bureau de la Revue des deux Mondes 1859-1867 In - 8, 45 volumi, mz. pelle coeva, titolo oro al dorso, di corca 1000 pp. ogni volume. Disponiamo, di questa celebre rivista quindicinale, la piu? antica in Europa tuttora pubblicata, i volumi dal n. XXIII (settembre - ottobre 1859) al volume LXVII (gennaio - febbraio 1867). Testi complessivamente ben conservati: solo tre volumi hanno la cerniera restaurata.

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        FUEI SHINSETSU: NEW THERORIES ON GYNECOLOGY. [Pinyin Title: FU-YING XIN-SHUO]

      [Kyoto 1859, Tenkodo]. Yellow stitched stiff wrs., 2 vol.. set, very clean, bright copy, 35+27 double-folded leaves, 41. fine woodcut engravings, 18 x 24. cm., title slips, obscure!. FIRST EDITION. BASED ON THE FAMOUS ENGLISH MISSIONARY-PHYSICAN'S WORK An excellent example of a Western text brought to China, then to Japan. This work addresses midwifery and pediatrics. There are stunning illustrations showing the states of fetal growth, sections of the pregnant uterus with views of the growing child. Various 'presentations' prior to birth of the fetus, and other anatomical views. . This work shows the female pelvis, with measurements from the sacrum to the uterus, and in the pelvic girdle for estimate of fetus size for birthing. . A very good look at the fallopian tubes, uterus, external female organs. Also excellent graphics of a fetus at 2 and 3 months in the uterus, presentation for birth with baby's head down, afterbirth, the progression of the baby down the birth canal, breech, and other presentations, difficult deliveries, twins, the top of the baby's head and the location of the bones. With a very good look at the circulation system. * This work was based on an unnamed English genealogical text imported to China by Hobson. It eventually it made its way to Japan. While in Canton, Hobson, worked in concert with a Chinese to translate this and several other works into Chinese. Hobson's Chinese name was written in this an all of his other works in Chinese characters. See below for his Chinese name. . The features of the baby are clearly [foreign] or English, rather than Asian, thus proving the original work was English or European. *** THE ILLUSTRATIONS: The fine detail of the illustrations were carefully copied from the original copper etchings, and converted into woodcut examples. The high-quality of these graphics are a tribute to the great skill of Japanese carvers. This excellent illustrated treatise gave Japanese physicians and medical students an early look at European gynecological reference sources. This can be considered an early resource for the Japanese to observe drawings taken from human cadavers. This shows in much fine detail, bones, muscles, ligaments & structures of the female pelvis area, as well as good view and cut-away views of the tissues. . The Japanese were isolated from the world until the 1850's when Perry opened Japan. Before that the Dutch provided the Japanese with rudimentary texts on anatomy and medicine, but these were all in Dutch, and the Japanese had to scramble for several years to learn enough Dutch to correctly read, translate and print Japanese language versions. . What sets this example apart, is that it was already translated into Chinese from English, which was a language the Japanese could read with care. This work is written in Kambun, an old form of Chinese which was understood by educated Japanese physicians. * An excellent illustrated resource, with superbly carved woodcut examples in much detail. *** WHO WAS BENJAMIN HOBSON: Benjamin Hobson [1816-1873] was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society during the late Qing [Ching] Dynasty China. He was a medical missionary who arrived in Macao in 1839 and served about twenty years in China in hospitals in Macao, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai. After the death of his first wife, Hobson in 1847 married the daughter of Robert Morrison, the first Protestant missionary to China. He was also known as Hexin his Chinese name. . CHINESE TITLE & AUTHOR'S NAME: Hobson's Chinese name was Ying-guo I shi Ho Xin Shi Chu. or also known in China as Ho Xin. . This book's Chinese title: Ping-an tian xiang tang tsang-pan. . Works authored or edited, He published five medical books in Chinese with Kuan Mao-tsai in the 1850's. Some of these made their way to Japan, where they were copied and Kambun [Japanese reading of Chinese interposed on the characters]. *** CONDITION: The work is bound in its original yellow blind-stamped swastika pattern. The covers & text is exceptionally clean, bright and with out any old worming or other issues. There is a bit of a mild stain to the top one-quarter of the front covers of volume 2, which penetrates the first few pages at the top margin, no text is affected. Else the set is solidly stitched-bound. By and large an excellent bright copy. *** ALTERNATE PUBLISHER Alternate copies pubished by Yorozuya. *** REFERENCE: . WALRAVENS, Harmut.: CATALOGUE OF CHINESE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE WELLCOME INSTITUTE FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE, see p.18, #35 II, figure 33ic for details & illustrations. * See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Hobson * http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23553744 * Not in: MESTLER, Gordon E. A GALAXY OF OLD JAPANESE MEDICAL BOOKS WITH MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON EARLY MEDICINE IN JAPAN. However, Mestler lists other works by Hobson on pp.306, 127. * Not in: WHITNEY, Willis N. NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF MEDICAL PROGRESS IN JAPAN. * Not in: KERLEN, H. CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS & MAPS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS. *** Color scans can be sent by email. 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        Ancient Spanish Ballads; Historical and Romantic. Translated, With Notes, By J. G. Lockhart . . . A New Edition, Revised

      London: John Murray, 1859 - 4to,later brown full morocco by Bensel of New York, elaborate inlaid geometric pattern on the upper and lower boards, inlaid inner dentelles, dark brown silk moire endpapers, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Four chromolithographed plates, colored ornamental page borders, vignettes, titles, initials & cuts by Owen Jones; six tinted wood-engraved plates and numerous illustrations in the text by William Allan, David Roberts, Henry Warren, C. E. Aubrey and William Harvey. ? One of the earliest and finest examples of the Victorian illuminated gift book and one of Jones' first efforts as a book artist, in a scrumptious early 20th century binding. Bookplate of San Francisco collector Morgan A. Gunst on the front blank. Fine, handsome copy, enclosed in a full morocco pull-off case (which had been repaired). NCBEL III, 1291; Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 226; McLean, Victorian Book Design, pages 78-80 A reprint of the 1841 revised edition. Lockhart's Ancient Spanish Ballads first appeared in 1823; this was the first edition with Owen Jones contributions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sixteen Years of an Artist\'s Life in Morocco, Spain, and the Canary Islands.

      London, Hurst and Blackett. 1859. In Two Volumes. Vol. I and II. 352 S. ; 344 S., 15 S. Werbeanhang des Verlags. Jeweils mit farbigem Frontispiz (Lithographien): Vol.I: Morocco ; Vol. II: Teneriffe. 8°, O-Leinen mit Goldprägedruck. Einbände berieben, bestoßen, fleckig. Vol. I: vorderer Deckelbug gebrochen. Vorbesitzernamenszug auf Vorsatz. Die ersten Seiten sind leicht fleckig - siehe Bild - ansonsten innen sauber. Insgesamt noch gut erhalten. Äußerst selten ! (British Library) U63 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Englische Literatur, Raritäten, Kostbarkeiten, Mittelmeerländer

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        Birds of the Boundary (ex: United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, under the order of Lieut. Col. W.H. Emory).

      - (Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1859). 4to (280 x 225mm). pp. 32, (2), with 25 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lettering (foot of spine chipped). Wood 217: ". beautiful colored plates ." The 25 finely handcoloured plates are accompanied by a list of 226 various bird-species, and an alphabetical index. These illustrations were prepared by the lithographic firm of J.T. Bowen and Company, of Philadelphia, the same firm that produced the octavo edition of Audubon's Birds of America. After the Treaty of Guadalupe, Hidalgo (1848), which ended the war with Mexico, it was necessary to establish a boundary acceptable to both Mexico and the United States. The "Mexican Boundary Survey" was the result and it provided the Americans with the first detailed descriptions of their newly acquired territory. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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