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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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        A History of the City of Dublin.

      Dublin. JamesMcGlashan. 1854-1859. - 8vo, 22cm, first edition, in 3 volumes(complete), xvi,437 & vi,335,xix,viii & 382,xii,pp., errata leaf, foldingcity plan, appendices, volume bibliographies, index, in the originalblind-stamped blue cloth, with gilt-embossed city crests on front boards,gilt titles, coated yellow endpapers, some slight staining on the rearendpapers of volume two & three, early expert restoration, a very goodsound set. (ids) ~ Irish antiquarian, Sir John Thomas Gilbert(1854-1859) was librarian of the Royal Irish Academy for 34 years. TheGilbert Library in Dublin's Pearse Street is named for him. He decriesthe lack of a significant and accurate history of Dublin and these threevolumes are an attempt to rectify this. The "History" is impeccablyresearched and grew from the author's series of historic papers entitled"The Streets of Dublin". The frontis map is John Speed's plan of"Dubline" dated 1610. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wild Flowers Drawn And Colored From Nature

      New York: Charles Scribner, 1859. First Edition . Fine as a result of a 20th, mid-century, professional rebacking in leather with new end sheets. This artistic and highly skilled work preserved the original beautifully decorated gilt and embossed leather covered boards. All edges of the text block are gilt. A folio measuring 13 3/8" by 10 3/8" with a dated 1938 gift inscription and notation by the repairing binder at the upper edge of the title page. Containing vii pages of preliminaries, 44 pages of text and illustrated with a hand-colored frontispiece and 25 hand-colored plates of wild-flowers. One of these plates has been reinforced and backed to repair two closed tears. This title contains an introductory poem by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney (Lydia Huntley Sigourney, a famous 19th century poet from Hartford, Conn. who at the time was called the "Sweet Singer of Hartford".) The remaining 21 poems are by the author, An extremely handsome, tight and clean copy contained within a very good+, paper covered slip case. This slip case is lined and is covered with the original free end sheets from this copy of the book.

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        Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey

      Washington: Cornelius Wendell, printer, 1859. 2 volumes bound in 3, large thick quarto. (10 7/8 x 8 5/8 inches). Vol. 1, part 1: Large folding map, single page map, 12 hand-finished colour lithographs, 42 engraved plates, folding profile, folding chart, numerous illustrations. Vol. 1, part 2: large hand-coloured folding geological map, 21 conchological plates, illustrations. Vol. 2, part 1: 61 botanical plates, 76 cactus plates. Vol. 2, part 2: 27 zoological plates, 25 hand-coloured ornithological plates, 41 reptilian plates, 41 ichthyological plates. Senate issue. (Scattered foxing and browning as usual). Contemporary sheep, tooled border, spines with semi-raised bands in five compartments, red and black morocco labels in the second and fourth compartments Emory's famed Mexican Boundary survey: a southwestern Americana cornerstone. Here complete with the rare folding hand-coloured geological chart, apparently not issued with all copies. Emory was first assigned to the Boundary Commission after the Mexican War. No sooner was the survey finished than the Gadsden Purchase necessitated a new survey, which is summarized in this work. Incorporated into these volumes, along with Emory's report, are numerous scientific reports by James Hall, T.A. Conrad, and others, as well as superb maps by Jekyll and Hall, and important views and plates after Schott, Weyss, and Vaudricourt. The commission undertook one of the first systematic studies of the topography and natural features of the area, and the boundary as surveyed has remained intact, with only minor alterations, for the last 145 years. Of special note are the twenty-five fine colored plates of birds, lithographed by Bowen & Company, included in Spencer Baird's report, "Birds of the Boundary"; as well as handsome color plates of Indians and scenery. The large and important folding geological map, present here, was apparently not issued with all copies. One of the foundation works on the exploration and mapping of the Texas-Mexico border. Deák Picturing America 649, 650; Howes E146; Raines, p.76; Reese Stamped with a National Character 31; Wagner-Camp 291; Wheat Transmississippi 916.

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        Recherches sur la circulation du sang à l'état physiologique et dans les maladies

      1859 - 119 pp., quelques figures Paris, Rignoux, 1859, in-4, 119 pp, quelques figures dans le texte, cartonnage souple moderne, Rarissime thèse du grand physiologiste Etienne Jules Marey (1830-1904) qui fut professeur d'histoire naturelle au Collège de France. C'est le premier texte important de cet auteur qui n'avait jusqu'alors publié que quelques mémoires dans des revues scientifiques. Marey perfectionna et généralisa l'emploi des appareils graphiques pour l'étude des phénomènes physiologiques. Ses recherches l'amenèrent à des découvertes qui lui permirent de faire avancer considérablement les essais d'animation des images. En médecine, plus particulièrement en cardiologie, son nom reste attaché à certaines lois qui régissent l'excitabilité du myocarde : loi de l'inexcitabilité périodique du cœur. Le texte présenté ici sera repris et augmenté dans son ouvrage "La circulation du sang" qui paraîtra en 1881 (cf. Morton, 783). Exemplaire rogné, enrichi d'un envoi de Marey à l'un de ses collègues au Collège de France, qui avait été découpé et qui a été ici restitué à la reliure. Normann Coll, 1437. DSB IX, 101. Hirsch IV, 795. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theater in São Salvador da Baía de Todos os Santos ('Grand Theâtre de Bahia').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Sisson, 1859, 27 x 32 (Probedruck vor der Schrift!) (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Report of the committee appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to translate the inscription on the Rosetta Stone.

      [Philadelphia: The Philomathean Society] Small 4to (23 cm; 9"). 152 pp., [4] ff., 6 plates.. copyright 1859 [also bound in] Catalogue of members of the Philomathean Society ... Philadelphia: Ringwalt & Co, 1859. Small 4to. 24 pp.; and tipped-in lithographed copyright notice. Probably the most famous => American all-lithographed book of the 19th century, with => chromolithographic illustrations and embellishments that lavishly enhance the whole. In his already classic study of 19th-century American color plate books, Stamped with a National Character, William Reese writes of this work: "The first full translation of the Rosetta Stone, undertaken by three members of the University of Pennsylvania . . . [student body], provided the basis for a notable display of chromolithographic book illustration by the Philadelphia lithographer, Louis Rosenthal. The entire book was lithographed, presumably to better accommodate the hieroglyphs, but Rosenthal went far beyond necessity. He created hundreds of crude but exuberant chromolithographs intermingled with the text, showing scenes from Egyptian life or elaborate borders in quasi-Egyptian motifs. It is one of the few American books printed entirely by lithography" (p. 99). The genesis of the work was the arrival at the Philomatheans' building of a donated cast of the Rosetta Stone. Three Philomatheans — Henry Morton, Charles R. Hale, and Samuel Huntington Jones — worked out a plan to translate the stone and produce the book here offered. Hale undertook to transcribe and translated the Greek and Demotic texts, Jones produced the historical introduction, and Morton supplied the hieroglyphic inscriptions, drawings, and other illustrations. The first edition of the finished work appeared just before Christmas, 1858, in an edition of 400 copies and sold out immediately. In late January 1859, the Society wished to print a second edition of 600 copies; but because no lithographic establishment could afford not to reuse lithographic stones, all stones save those for the last 20 or so pages of their work had been ground down. Thus in the second edition, i.e., the edition offered here, the artistic embellishments are "largely a new work," in the words of Randolph G. Adams ("The Rosetta Stone," in Bibliographical Essays, A Tribute to Wilberforce Eames, p. 234). In some very few copies of this second edition, p. 6 bears the signatures of the three Philomatheans who produced the book. This is, unfortunately, not one of those few, hence the lower price. But this copy does have the oft-missing copyright notice at the rear. Provenance: Signature on endpaper of "Wm. Randolph Taylor," with later gift inscription beneath. Taylor was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, a professor of botany there, and later at the University of Michigan. Publisher's dark green cloth, covers stamped in blind with a gilt center device of a sphynx; spine also stamped in blind but with two gilt-stamped vertical lozenges and the title in gilt. About six small areas of loss of cloth on spine or board, some probably silverfish damage. Bookseller's description of a different copy pasted to rear pastedown. A good++ copy well worth having.

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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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        Le Monde - Histoire de tous les peuples. Depuis les temps les plus recules jusqu`a nos jours [Pittoresque, Anecdotique, Politique et Militaire], 10 Bände (= alles), Illustree de trois cent quarante gravures sur acier, Collaborteurs: MM. Saint-Prosper, de Saurigny, Duponchel, le baron Korff, Belloc et l`abbe Martin, revue et continuee par N. E. de Lostalot-Bachoue,

      Paris, Lebigre-Duquesne, o.J. [1859], Edition conforme a l`exemplaire de la Bibliotheque Imperiale, gr.8°, insg. über 5.230 S. mit 340 ganzseitigen Stahlstich-Illustrationen, diese zeigen Stadt- und Landschaftsansichten, Monumente, Militätgerätschaften, Schiffe, Eingeborene, Kostüme, Uniformen und Trachten etc., Text zweispaltig, Sprache: Französisch, neuere Halbleder-Einbände mit 4 Rückenbünden, grünen Deckelbezügen, Lederdecken sowie Lederrückenschildern mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung und Bandnummerierung, innen nur zart altersfleckig, sonst aber schöne, saubere Exemplare und vor allem: vollständig mit allen Stahlstichen! (Ho ob) Tome 1: Histoire de la Terre Sainte ou Palestine --//-- Tome 2: Histoire de la France 1 --//-- Tome 3: Histoire de la France 2 --//-- Tome 4: Histoire de L`Angleterre --//-- Tome 5: Histoire de L`Allemagne et de L`Autriche et la Prusse et de la Suisse --//-- Tome 6: Histoire de la Russie, de la Pologne et de la Suede et du Danemark --//-- Tome 7: Histoire de L`Espagne et du Portugal et des Pays-Bas (Belgique et Hollande) --//-- Tome 8: Histoire de la Grece et de L`Italie --//-- Tome 9: Histoire de la Chine (incl. Thibet) et du Japon et de la Perse et des Arabes et de la Turquie et de L`Inde et Histoire ancienne de L`Egypte et Histoire d`Alger --//-- Tome 10: Histoire de L`Amerique (Etats-Unis, Antilles, Mexique, Bresil, Perou, Bolivia, Colombie, Equateur, Chili, Rio-de-la-Plata, Paraguay) et Histoire de L`Oceanie (incl. Malaise, Australie, Polynesie)Versand D: 5,00 EUR 19. Jahrhundert Jahrhunderts; illustrierte Bücher; Länder Region Regionen Gebiete ; Orts- und Landeskunde; Stahlstich Stahlstiche Stahlstichtafeln; Weltgeschichte

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        A CRUISE IN JAPANESE WATERS

      Edinburgh & London, 1859. Contemporary three-quarter calf and cloth, spine with raised bands, leather label. Bit rubbed, covers bit faded. Pencil corrections in the text, possibly by the author. Very good. The author was a captain in the Royal Navy. He describes travel from China to Japan, Japanese scenery at Nagasaki, the Dutch establishment in Japan, a visit by the governor of Nagasaki, an earthquake at Simoda, and a visit to Yedo, as well as the customs and attitudes of the Japanese toward westerners. An interesting account by a British naval officer just after the opening of Japan.

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        Trois ans en Asie

      1859 - 526 pp. Paris, Hachette, 1859, in-8, 526 pp, reliure de l'époque à dos à nerfs de maroquin rouge sombre, chiffre doré au bas du dos, Édition originale de ces impressions et souvenirs d'un monde envers lequel Gobineau éprouva la plus vive séduction et qui fut sans doute à l'origine des théories qui avaient nourries son essai sur l'inégalité des races humaines puis les religions de l’Asie centrale. L'auteur décrit la traversée de Buscir à Téhéran en passant par Malte, Alexandrie, le Caire, Suez, Aden, Mascat, Sciraz et Ispahan. La seconde partie du livre est une analyse des documents anciens sur l'histoire, les religions et les mœurs de la Perse. Exemplaire en élégante reliure de l'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Richesses ornithologiques du Midi de la France, ou description méthodique de tous les oiseaux observés en Provence et dans les départements circonvoisins.

      Barlatier-Feissat Et Demonchy 1859 - In-4 ( 325 X 250 mm ) de 547 pages, demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs janséniste. 21 planches hors-texte lithographiées par SUSINI et coloriées avec soins, la planche du " Cygne de Bewick " absente dans la plupart des exemplaires est ici bien présente. Très bel exemplaire, très pur. Condition rare. Régionalisme Provence Faune Ornithologie Oiseaux

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        Historical and Descriptive Memoir on the Town and Environs of Jerusalem To Accompany the Ordnance Survey

      John W. Parker, 1859, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First. Cloth embossed boards, gilt cover design, spine lettering. 1/2" of spine paper professionally restored. Binding tight, inner pages unmarked. Library bookplate of Newton Theological Seminary to inner pastedown, Bookplate from London publisher Sampson Low, Son & Co. Please contact for international shipping information. ; 164 pages; This document follows the first official ordnance survey of Jerusalem conducted by Sir Charles William Wilson and released in 1865. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Middle East; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 41851.

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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, 1896, pp. 237-276

      BOUND 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. [viii], 536, [4]. 2 plates and in-text illustrations throughout. Arrhenius paper pp. 237-276. Ex-libris bearing a discreet stamp on the title page. Solidly and tightly bound in three quarter brown calf over marbled paper boards. Five gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine; gilt armorial devices in the compartments. Gilt-lettered red and black morocco spine labels. Very slight age toning within; bright and clean. Near fine condition.

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        Adam Bede

      William Black and Sons, Edinburgh 1859 - Handsomely-bound copy of the author's first novel. BAKER & ROSS A4.1; SADLEIR 812. One of 2,101 copies printed. Three crown octavo volumes (20cm); re-bound in full tan calf by Brentano's; spines in six compartments with raised bands, gilt floral devices, contrasting morocco spine labels, and gilt turn-ins; top edges gilt; sample of original cloth bound in at rear of each volume (Baker & Ross's variant 'A'); [viii], 325; [viii], 374; [viii], 333pp; publisher's 16pp ads conforming to first edition (paginated), but bound into Vol.1 instead of Vol.3 by binder. Light wear along lower board edges, with small circular stain to lower right corner of front board of Vol.3; clean throughout, and complete with all half-titles - very Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        2 lettres autographes signées

      - DEMACHY Robert (1859-1936), photographe. 2 L.A.S. adressées à Georges POTONNIÉE. Paris, 8 mai 1925 et 22 février 1926. 2 et 3 p. in-8, à en-tête Demachy & Cie. Intéressantes lettres sur certains procédés photographiques à l¿occasion d¿une exposition et d¿un livre que prépare Potonniée sur l¿histoire de la photographie. Demachy a trouvé des exemples réussis du procédé par ozotypie, « procédé basé sur l¿insolubilisation par contact de la gélatine "procédé Manly" (.) les premiers essais de report sur pierre lithographique que j¿ai faits il y a une vingtaine d¿années ainsi que ceux obtenus en 1914 en collaboration avec Santeul. Cela vous intéresserait-il de les avoir pour le centenaire ? ». Quelques mois plus tard, il adresse à Potonniée ses remerciements : « Je n'ai travaillé en somme que sur les années fournies par le fécond Poitevin d'où sont sorties la gomme bichromie, la collographie sur papier gélatiné et son corollaire le report ».

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        United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Birds

      Unknown, 1859. Buckram. Used: Very Good. The bird section from the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey (Washington, 1859) with notes by the naturalists of the survey. Twenty-five hand-colored plates with loosely inserted tissue guards. Plates stubbed in. Bound in green library buckram. The 25 finely hand colored 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 Americans with the first detailed description of their newly acquired territory.

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        Medicina domestica omeopatica considerata siccome ramo di educazione

      presso gli Editori G. De-Maddalena e C., Milano 1859 - Solida legatura coeva in mz. pelle con fregi e titolo impresso in oro al ds. (lievi segni di usura, soprattutto ai margini dei piatti). Sporadiche fioriture e alcune tenui piccole macchie sulle prime ed ultime carte ma, nel complesso, buon esemplare. 8vo (cm. 19), 3 cc.nn. (occhietto, ritratto dell A. in antiporta e frontis.), 1136 pp. con num.se ill.ni n.t. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Servicios Navales que en Libertar al Chile y al Peru de la Dominacion Espanola

      James Ridgeway, London 1859 - Photographic portrait of Don Bernardo O'Higgins as frontis. Blue blind stamped cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine. A sound copy.; 8vo ; xiv, 312 pages

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        Histoire militaire du Piémont. 2. ed. revue, augm. et ornée de plans

      Chez T. Degiorgis libraire 1859 - 5 voll. in-8 (207x135 mm.), pp. (4), 448, 466, 314, 415, 500. 5 tavv. litogr. ripieg. f.t. (battaglia di Marsaglia, battaglia di Torino e i suoi dintorni, la battaglia di Guastalla, la battaglia dell'Olmo, la battaglia dell'Assietta). Legat. in mezza pelle verde, dorso con tit. e filetti in oro. Ottimo esemplare. Opera assai nota (il migliore fondamento storiografico per lo studio delle milizie piemontesi e degli eventi militari dal secolo XI al 1748), venne premiata dalla Reale delle Scienze come «la migliore dissertazione che illustri un punto rilevante della storia del Piemonte». Questa seconda edizione (e.o. 1818) fu aumentata di annotazioni di una certa ampiezza, poste in fine e in lingua italiana, della vita dell'autore (di anonimo autore, sempre in lingua italiana) e delle 5 belle tavole topografiche, mancanti all'edizione originale. Bibliogr.: Manno-Promis, I, 3846. Sticca, Gli scrittori militari italiani, pp. 199-200. Muston, p. 65, n. V. Hugon & Gonnet, n. 273. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL FÜR PRAKTISCHE CHEMIE. Hrsg. v. Otto Linné Erdmann und Gustav Werther.

      Lpz., Barth.. Bd. 77 (1859) - Bd. 97 (1865);Bd. 99; Bd. 101 - 104; Bd. 107 (1869); Bd. 110 (1870) (= Neue Folge Bd. 2); N.F. Bd. 14; N.F. Bd. 16 - 39 (1889); 159. Bd. N.F. Bd. 51 (1859) - 68 (1903); N.F. Bd. 75 - 90 (1914); N.F. Bd. 92 - 94; N.F. Bd. 101 - 106 (1923) = Bd. 214 d. Gesamtreihe. In zusammen 106 Bdn. 8°. HLdr. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Dazu Einzelhefte: N.F. Bd. 112 (1926): Hefte 1-12; N.F. Bd. 113: Hefte 1-12; N.F. Bd. 114: Hefte 9-12; N.F. Bd. 115 (1927): Hefte 1-12; N.F. Bd. 116: Hefte 1-12; N.F. Bd. 117: Hefte 1-12.

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        The Handbook of Dining; or, How to Dine, Theoretically, philosophically, and Historically Considered. Based chiefly on upon The Physiologie du Gout of Brillat- Savarin

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, 1859. Small octavo, 244, 24 pages. First UK edition, and the first edition of the English language translation of Leonard Francis Simpson. The first English language translation was that of Fayette Robinson, published in Philadelphia in 1854. Simpson's translation here is quite unfaithful to the original, admitting in the Introduction that "Many parts are, however, condensed, others omitted, as not suited to the present tone of society." Subsequent editions of Simpson's translation strayed even further, with emphasis placed on a rejection of gourmandise, even changing the title to, The Handbook of Dining; or, Corpulence and Leanness Scientifically Considered Comprising the art of dining on correct principles consistent with easy digestion, the avoidance of corpulency, and the cure of leanness. Quite a departure from Brillat-Savarin's original. But the translator did have high hopes for this book to affect a change upon Britain. The Translator's Preface takes the form of a discussion among Olympians, where the goddess Gasterea speaks up to Jupiter, informing him that, "There is a race... of bold sea-girt islanders who worship me well in their way; indeed, mighty fires of coal never cease to burn in my honour; but it a melancholy fact, that London does not know 'How to Dine!'" proposing a Reform movement starting with this book. A lovely copy, in gilt-titled clue cloth, with a pattern of pink polka-dots. With previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, and a binder's ticket to the rear pastedown. Near fine. [Bitting, page 437; Cagle 580; Craig 14].

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        Handbuch der Photographie auf Collodion. Positive und Negative auf Glas. Positive auf Papier. 3. umgearb. Auflage. Berlin, T. Grieben 1861. 8°. VIII, 168 S., 6 Bll., mit 14 Textillustrationen u. einem eingeklebt. Muster eines "albuminirten? Papieres, Hlwd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - Heidtmann 2508.- Erstmals 1859 erschienen; sehr selten mit dem Musterpapier.- Paul Eduard Liesegang (26.06.1838 Elberfeld - 06.09.1896 Düsseldorf) studierte in Jena Physik und stieg anschließend in das photographische Atelier seines Vaters ein, wo er Fotokameras und Albuminpapier herstellte.- Titel gestempelt, tls. etw. fleckig, meist leicht wasserrandig, Ebd. berieben u. bestoßen.

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        TA., Schloßkirche, "Die neue Schlosskirche in Neu Strelitz".

      - getönte Lithographie v. Hagelberg n. Josephson ( Photograph ), dat. 1859, 27 x 30 Unter der Ansicht gedruckte Widmung an Großherzog Georg anläßlich seines 80. Geburtstags, zugleich Einweihungstag der Neuen Kirche ( 12. August 1859 )

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        HEADLONG CAREER AND WOEFUL ENDING OF PRECOCIOUS PIGGY

      - HOOD,THOMAS. THE HEADLONG CAREER AND WOEFUL ENDING OF PRECOCIOUS PIGGY. Boston: Thornton and Moffitt, 1859. 12mo (5 3/8 x 7 3/8"), pictorial wraps, 19 leaves (plus endpapers and covers), spine paper worn and strengthened, edge stain on covers, some soil and fraying, a Good solid copy. First American edition, the same year as the British. The story originated as a tale that Hood told to his children. After he died his son Tom wrote down the story and illustrated it (his original manuscript is at the Huntington Library). Each page of text faces a full page black and white illustration unevenly hand-colored, depicting the ultimately sad tale of this dandified pig. Printed on one side of the paper, each leaf has at least one illustration. The preface is by Frances Freeling Broderip, the author's daughter and a children's writer as well. The first American edition is rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cochinchine et Le Tonquin, La

      White Lotus, Paris 1859 - Cochinchine et Le Tonquin, La [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kiel. - Ansicht mit Kieler Förde. - "Kiel".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Lithografie, aquarelliert, 1859. Von Friedrich Wilhelm Alexander Nay. 19,4 x 28,7 cm (Darstellung) / 29,7 x 38,3 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung mittig betitelt und mit den Angaben des Künstlers links "A. Nay del. & lith.", der Druckanstalt "Em. Baerentzen & C. lith. Inst.", sowie des Verlages "Em. Baerentzen & Co. Forlag, eneberettiget" unterhalb des Titels versehen. - Das Blatt zeigt die Stadt nebst Kieler Förde. Im Hintergrund liegen in der Bucht Segelschiffe vor Anker. Im Mittelgrund auf der linken Seite ist Kiel selbst zu sehen. Deutlich hervor sticht der Turm der St. Nikolaikirche. In der rechten Bildhälfte befinden sich Gebäude der Vororte. Im Vordergrund ist eine ländliche Szene zu sehen mit Kühen und einem bäuerlichen Paar, eine Frau melkt. Das Blatt wurde nach dem Druck mit sanften Aquarellfarben koloriert, mit kräftigen Rot und Blau wurden Akzente in der Kleidung der Staffage-Figuren und bei den Dächern gesetzt. - Blattränder minimal gebräunt. Linke Kante stauchspurig. Insgesamt im gutem Erhaltungszustand. Friedrich Wilhelm Alexander Nay (1822 Magdeburg - 1883 Stockholm). Deutscher Zeichner und Lithograf. Schuf zahlreiche Ortsansichten Norddeutschlands, Dänemarks und Schwedens. U.a. erschien in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Lithographischen Institut des dänischen Verleger Emilius Ditlev Bærentzen im Jahre 1859 das Album "Holsteen & Lauenborg (Holstein & Lauenburg)", bestehend aus 64 Lithografien mit Begleittexten in dänischer und deutscher Sprache.

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        A Tale Of Two Cities

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1859 Illustrated by Hablot Knight Browne. First edition, first issue, with page 213 incorrectly numbered, signature "b" present on the List of Plates (ix), and all other first issue points called for by Smith. Beautifully bound in 19th century three-quarter dark green morocco and green boards, with five raised bands to the spine, decorated and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, pale pink marbled endpapers. Very good or better, with light toning to the spine, some rubbing to the extremities, bright gilt, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, spine very lightly starting inside the front cover, otherwise sturdy binding, spotting to the endpapers, frontispiece and vignette title page, some light and scattered spotting to the otherwise clean pages, bright plates lacking the usual toning. Overall, a handsome copy. Smith I 13. As Hatton and Cleaver note in their bibliography, A Tale of Two Cities has "practically no 'points' sufficiently outstanding to distinguish the earlier printings." However, both H&C and Smith agree that copies with the misprint on page 213 corrected and lacking the signature "b" on page ix are decidedly second printings. This copy does indeed have these points in the earliest state. A Tale of Two Cities is one of Dickens' most popular novels and begins with the iconic opening line "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." It tells the intertwined stories of several families in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution of 1788-1789; in his preface, Dickens explains his choice of the Revolution as a backdrop to his tale: "it has been one of my hopes to add something to the popular and picturesque means of understanding that terrible time." Prior to the publication of this first book edition, A Tale of Two Cities was published in Dickens' weekly journal All the Year Round from April-November 1859 and issued in eight monthly parts from June-December 1859. Notably, A Tale of Two Cities was the final collaboration between Dickens and his popular illustrator H. K. Browne (Phiz), whose collaboration spanned nearly a quarter of a century and produced ten major novels.. Illus. by Browne, Hablot Knight. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        A Tale of Two Cities

      London: Chapman & Hall,, 1859. Octavo (205 x 132 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere for Henry Sotheran in modern red morocco, titles to spine gilt, gilt cartouche of Dickens to front board, marbled endpapers, all edges and turn-ins gilt. Engraved frontispiece with tissue-guard, vignette title and 14 plates by H. K. Browne. A fine copy, handsomely bound. First edition in book form, first issue, with the following issue points: p. 213 incorrectly numbered 113 and the signature "b" in the contents list. The novel was originally serialised in the weekly journal All the Year Round, from 30 April to 26 November 1859, and was also published in eight monthly parts between June and December 1859. It was first published in book form on 21 November 1859.

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        Contributions à la flore fossile italienne. (6 Teile in 1 Bd.; alles was erschienen).

      Zürich, Zürcher & Furrer, 1859 - 1862 4°, 47S.; 59 S. m. 2 Taf. (1 farb.); 20 S.; 30 S.; 11 S.; 31 S.; im Anhang 41 lithogr. Taf. m. unzähl. Abb., Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt., Bibliotheksbd.: handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel berieben, Nummer u. Stempel a. Vs., Stempel a. erstem Titelbl.; innen tadelloses, und nur vereinzelt etw. unfrisches bzw. gebrauchsspuriges Ex. (Teile 3 u. 4 = Extrait du Tome XVIII des nouveaux mémoires de la Société Hélvetique des sciences naturelles; Tl. 5 = Extrait du XXe volume des Mémoires de la Société [etc.]). Enthält: [Première Mèmoire:] Mémoire sur quelques gisements de feuilles fossiles de la Toscane; Second Mémoire: Val d`Arno. Troisième Mémoire: Massa Marittima; Quatrième Mémoire: Travertins Toscans. Cinquième Mémoire: Tufs volcaniques de Lipari; Sixième Mémoire: [Ohne Titel]. Poggendorff III. 496. Gaudin (1822-1866) war Privatlehrer von Gabriel de Rumine. dessen Familie seine Forschungen finanzierte. Er unternahm ausgedehnte geologisch-paläontologische Forschungsreisen in Italien. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Biologie - BotanikItalien

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        Report of the committee appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to translate the inscription on the Rosetta Stone.

      [also bound in] Catalogue of members of the Philomathean Society ... Philadelphia: Ringwalt & Co, 1859. Small 4to. 24 pp.; and tipped-in lithographed copyright notice. Probably the most famous => American all-lithographed book of the 19th century, with => chromolithographic illustrations and embellishments that lavishly enhance the whole.In his already classic study of 19th-century American color plate books, Stamped with a National Character, William Reese writes of this work: "The first full translation of the Rosetta Stone, undertaken by three members of the University of Pennsylvania . . . [student body], provided the basis for a notable display of chromolithographic book illustration by the Philadelphia lithographer, Louis Rosenthal. The entire book was lithographed, presumably to better accommodate the hieroglyphs, but Rosenthal went far beyond necessity. He created hundreds of crude but exuberant chromolithographs intermingled with the text, showing scenes from Egyptian life or elaborate borders in quasi-Egyptian motifs. It is one of the few American books printed entirely by lithography" (p. 99). The genesis of the work was the arrival at the Philomatheans' building of a donated cast of the Rosetta Stone. Three Philomatheans -- Henry Morton, Charles R. Hale, and Samuel Huntington Jones -- worked out a plan to translate the stone and produce the book here offered. Hale undertook to transcribe and translated the Greek and Demotic texts, Jones produced the historical introduction, and Morton supplied the hieroglyphic inscriptions, drawings, and other illustrations. The first edition of the finished work appeared just before Christmas, 1858, in an edition of 400 copies and sold out immediately.In late January 1859, the Society wished to print a second edition of 600 copies; but because no lithographic establishment could afford not to reuse lithographic stones, all stones save those for the last 20 or so pages of their work had been ground down. Thus in the second edition, i.e., the edition offered here, the artistic embellishments are "largely a new work," in the words of Randolph G. Adams ("The Rosetta Stone," in Bibliographical Essays, A Tribute to Wilberforce Eames, p. 234). In some very few copies of this second edition, p. 6 bears the signatures of the three Philomatheans who produced the book. This is, unfortunately, not one of those few, hence the lower price. But this copy does have the oft-missing copyright notice at the rear. Provenance: Signature on endpaper of "Wm. Randolph Taylor," with later gift inscription beneath. Taylor was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, a professor of botany there, and later at the University of Michigan.

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        La légende des siècles. Première série

      Michel Lévy frères 1859 - - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1859, 14,5x23cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Reliures en demi chagrin noir, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés ornés de doubles caissons agrémentés en centres de motifs floraux dorés, encadrement de filets à froid sur les plats de cartonnage aubergine, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées. Auréoles claires affectant certains feuillets du premier volume, quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Binders half black shagreen, back with four nerves set with ornate golden double dotted boxes decorated with golden floral centers, cold frame nets on cartoning eggplant boards, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges. Clear halos affecting certain pages of the first volume, a few minor foxing. Pleasant copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte und Leistungen der chemischen Technologie.,

      Lpz., Wigand. - 5. Jg. (1859) - 68. Jg. (1922). In zusammen 93 Bdn. 8°. Mit zahlr. Holzschnitten. HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldprägung. Titelbll. gestemp. Dabei: Generalregister f. Bd. 1- 50 in 5 Bdn.- Generalregister f. d. Berichte 1877 - 1886, 2. Tl. Sachreg. 2. Hälfte A-K (ap.). - Durchgehende Folge v. 1859 - 1922! Gewicht in Gramm: 58000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sepoy’s daughter: A true tale of the Indian war.

      By An eye witness. London: Henry Lea, Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row, N.D. [1859]. Roy.8vo in half-sheets, printed in double columns; half-title not called for; 107 wood-engraved illustrations in text; contemporary green half-roan, green and white marbled sides. Small hole in roan over front joint, not due to weakness (apparently a scrape); marbled paper a little chipped over front board, and marbling also a little rubbed; front end-paper and binder?'s blank both strengthened at fore-margin with matching paper; extreme blank fore-margins of first three leaves unobtrusively strengthened also with matching paper; otherwise, and in general effect, a very nice copy. Scarce. A ?'Penny Dreadful?', issued 109 numbers in 107, the first and last numbers apparently being double ones, since numbers 2 and 109 are without woodcuts. The title leaf was issued with the last number. Dated from an ownership inscription on the front end-paper subscribed ?'Decbr 24th 1859?', by which time the volume had already been bound. Summers, p.500, recording a copy dated 1860, which is obviously later; Block, p.212, giving the date as [c.1845], which is self-evidently wrong since the story is set during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. We would guess from the inscription in the present copy that it commenced issue in October or November 1857 and was completed in November or early December 1859. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Wreck of the Mail Steam Packet " Express ", Off the Corbiere, Jersey September, 20th 1859

      ( Jersey ): Day & Son, Lithographers., 1859. Magnificent tinted lithograph of the wreck of the steam packet, the " Express." Original coloured lithograph, shows the wreck prior to it breaking up, passengers are shown being taken off in small boats, then making there way inland on foot. Painted by the distinquished Jersey marine painter Philip John Ouless.Framed & glazed. PLEASE CONTACT US REGARDING POSTING.. Fine. 410 x 285 Mm. Print.

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        A Tale of Two Cities.

      London: Chapman & Hall,, 1859. Octavo (210 x 132 mm). Bound in modern red half morocco, green morocco label to spine, gilt compartments and raised bands, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt. Engraved frontispiece, vignette title and 14 plates by H. K. Browne. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally fresh with just a little faint sporadic foxing, plates very clean; an excellent copy, attractively bound. First edition in book form, first issue, with page 213 incorrectly numbered 113 and the signature "b" in the contents list. The novel was originally serialised in the weekly journal All the Year Round, from 30 April to 26 November 1859, and was also published in eight monthly parts between June and December 1859. It was first published in book form on 21 November 1859.

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        On the Origin of Species A substantial collection of 45 articles chiefly published between 1839 and 1900 relating to Darwin's most famous works, from the Beagle Voyages through to 1st publication of the Origin and onto Descent

      1859. First Edition. Disbound. Full list and photographs available on request. Includes key articles by William Wilberforce, Richard Owen, Henry Holland, Basil Hall, H. Fawcett, St George Mivart, E.Ray Lancester, George J. Romanes, and others. Four articles from 1859 or earlier (incl. Holland & Hall), four articles from 1860 reviewing the Origin of Species (incl. Wilberforce, Morris & Owen), a further five from the 1860s, and twenty seven from 1871 to 1900 (incl. Froude, St George Mivart, Cook, Wace, Campbell, Newton, Kropotkin, & Romanes), with just five from 1901 or later. All first editions. All disbound from individual journals (40 are 19th century) and not re-bound. Approx. 1080 pages in total. In very clean condition, one or two with a very light library stamp, and no notable foxing, nor browning, nor brittleness. Many are complete gathers and will easily enough re-sew should you choose to re-bind them. Full list and photographs of each item available on request. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 1080 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Darwin Collection; Biology; NOT FOR OTHER ABE; 19th century; Inventory No: 168806. .

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        WANDERINGS OF AN ARTIST AMONG THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA FROM CANADA TO VANCOUVER'S ISLAND AND OREGON THROUGH THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY'S TERRITORY AND BACK AGAIN

      London, 1859. 20th-century three-quarter black morocco and cloth, spine gilt, leather labels. Minor toning and foxing. Very good. "The author, after four years study of art in Europe, returned to Canada filled with the determination to fulfill an early formed design of executing a series of drawings, of scenes in Indian life. To accomplish this, he traversed, almost alone, the territories of the Red River Settlement; the valley of the Saskatchewan; across the Rocky Mountains, down the Columbia River; the shores of Puget Sound, and Vancouver's Island. The book is a transcript of his daily journal, thrown into the narrative form; and the beautiful engravings are copies of the labors of his pencil" - Field. Kane travelled west with Sir George Simpson in 1846 and extensively toured Oregon Territory in 1847, returning to Canada the following year. An accomplished artist, his work is now recognized as including some of the most significant illustrations of North American aboriginal life from this period. The handsome lithographic plates add luster to the book. The map illustrates Kane's route through the Hudson Bay territory.

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        Improved Sanitary arrangement of Receiving Basins and Dumping Stations At the Termini of Sewers at River Fronts

      New York: N. Y. State Senate, 1859. unbound. Diagram. Lithograph. Image measures 9.25" x 14.5". Comes with report and Viele map. This diagram describes the improvements to the sanitary arrangements in New York City. Includes four diagrams featuring receiving basin and dumping stations, including a longitudinal section (with illustration of horse drawn wagon at street level), the end view, plan of receiving basin and top view of dock. This diagram was included in the 1859 N.Y. State Senate's "Report on the Sanitary Condition of the City of New York". In good condition with minor wear along folds. Sold together with the Viele and the N.Y. State senate report.

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      Triest u. Wien, 1859-1871. Zus. 11 S., Kl.-8° u. 8°. [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - Scherzer beteiligte sich 1857 bis 1859 an der Novara-Expedition als Expeditionsschreiber und (dem Kapitän Wüllerstorff untergeordneter) Handelsdelegierter. Nach seiner Rückkehr wurde er in den Ritterstand erhoben und 1866 zum Ministerialrat im Handelsministerium ernannt. 1869 begleitete er die österreichische Expedition nach Ostasien, von 1872 bis 1875 war er Generalkonsul in Smyrna, von 1875 bis 1878 in London, von 1878 bis 1884 in Leipzig und von 1884 bis 1896 in Genua. Seinen Förderer Erzherzog Ferdinand Max warnte er als guter Kenner des Landes vor dem mexikanischen Abenteuer. --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Scherzer, Schrötter, Novara, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        REPORT OF THE SELECT COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE SUBJECT.INTRODUCTION OF KAFIRS INTO THE COLONY (Original Printed Wrappers)

      Saul Solomon and Co. Ptg. Off., Cape Town 1859 - Octavo, blue wrappers, xiii+20 pp. , uncut, extremely fine condition; Original printed blue wrappers. Pages uncut. Extremely fine condition. "REPORT of the SELECT COMMITTEE of the HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, appointed on the 12th April, 1859, to take into CONSIDERATION that portion of the GOVERNOR'S SPEECH which relates to the subject of PROVIDING ADDITIONAL GUARANTEES for the SECURITY of the public against any evils likely to arise from the continued presence of KAFIRS in the COLONY. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiii, 20 pages [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        9 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Straßburg, Paris u. Jerusalem, 1859-1878. Zus. 51 S., 8° u. 4°. „Alphonse wurde als Sohn einer reichen jüdischen Bankiersfamilie in Straßburg geboren. Nach einem Studium der Rechtswissenschaften und Literatur in Paris arbeitete er als Rechtsanwalt und Bankier in der Firma seines Onkels. Im Jahr 1841 wurde Alphonse Ratisbonne mit der Tochter seines ältesten Bruders verlobt. Die Ehe wurde allerdings, weil das Mädchen erst 16 Jahre alt war, noch aufgeschoben und Alphonse Ratisbonne unternahm eine Reise in den Orient. Sein Weg führte ihn auch in die Stadt Rom, wo er mehr durch Zufall die Kirche St. Andrea delle Fratte betrat und dort in einer Lichterscheinung Maria sah. Nach diesem Erlebnis konvertierte er mit seiner Taufe in einer Jesuitenkirche zum christlichen Glauben. Am 20. Juni 1842 trat er als Novize in die Gesellschaft Jesu in St. Acheul ein. Schon ab dem Jahr 1843 unterstützte er seinen Bruder Théodore Ratisbonne bei der Gründung der Kongregation der Sionsschwestern. In St. Acheul erhielt Alphonse am 20. September 1847 oder 1848 die Weihe zum Priester. Er trat in den Jesuitenorden ein und war als Missionar tätig. Alphonse Ratisbonne trat nach einigen Jahren mit der Erlaubnis Papst Pius IX. wieder aus dem Jesuitenorden aus und wurde Mitglied der Brüder Unserer Lieben Frau von Sion, wo er sich für die Bekehrung der Muslime und Juden mit Hilfe karitativer, geistlicher und erzieherischer Mittel einsetzte. Im Jahr 1855 zog er mit der Kongregation der Sionsschwestern nach Jerusalem um und ließ dort für die Schwestern im Jahr 1856 am Ecce-Homo-Bogen ein großes Klostergebäude errichten, das auch eine Schule und ein Waisenhaus für Mädchen erhielt. Außerhalb der Stadt Jerusalem ließ er im Jahr 1860 das Waisenhaus St. Johann an einem Berg bei En Kerem und eine weitere Kirche errichten. Das später erbaute Waisenhaus St. Peter in der Nähe des Jaffatores war für Jungen bestimmt und hatte eine angeschlossene Schule“ (Wikipedia). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius\' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend ein Brief von Ratisbonnes Bruder Theodore (1802-1884; 4 S., 8°), der, von Alphonse ermutigt, 1843 die Kongregation „Unsere Liebe Frau von Sion“ gründete. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Ratisbonne, Alphonse (auch Marie-Alphonse), Jerusalem, Mislin, Marie Théodore, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        SALT PRINT PHOTOGRAPH.; Pho. by Black & Batchelder, 173 Washington St. Boston. From the Original, taken for Dr. Webb

      Boston: Black & Batchelder, 1859. 1st printing thus. Facsimile signature of Brown underneath the portrait. Publisher's original deluxe, embossed black full-leather binding. AEG. Pale yellow eps. Photograph yellowed & faded. Mount chipped at top & right edge. Good, at best.. Salt print: 7-1/2" x 5-1/4" (oval). Mount: 12-7/8" x 11" (oval). Brown infamous for the Harper's Ferry raid, ultimately resulting in his capture & execution by hanging, December 2, 1859. Offered here a salt print, three quarter length portrait of John Brown, which reproduces a daguerreotype attributed to Martin M. Lawrence. A prior owner note states this photograph issued by Batchelder was done so with Brown's concurrence & authorization.

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