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        The Rose Almanack. Souvenir for 1860.

      Rock Brothers & Payne, London 1859 - Highly unusual paper fold almanac, shaped when open like a snowflake -- and meant to suggest a rose, obviously. Closing to two shaped panels, loosely approximating triangles, with chromolithograph images of roses. Scarce -- we were unable to locate any other copies of this one, and also more broadly, we are unaware of other such origami-like almanacs. We often enough see such paper as souvenirs for cities, bearing titles such as "The Washington Rose", with views of the city's landmarks on the petals, but not this variant with petals representing the months of the year. Open, 24 cm across (at widest). Closes to 12 cm tall, 7.5 cm wide at widest. Printing on both sides, with two panels with the color chromo, twelve for the months, and two devoted to the seasons. For each month, there is a pretty lithographed vignette of children engaged in some activity might commonly be associated with the particular time of year. In Jaunary we see the children huddled by a fire as they warm their hands. For February a juvenile seraph is blowing a horn to announce Valentine's Day. In March the children are resisting strong winds, and April shows them under an umbrella. And so it goes, with scenes of croquet, hunting, orchard picking, harvesting and other things for the following months. Each month, under the vignette, has a table of days with snippets of information about some of the days, as the norm for almanacs -- a feature that is most basic to an almanac. The two panels covering the seasons have two vignettes each, meaning there is a vignette for each of the four seasons. Included with the folding and shaped almanac is the original envelope which has extremely elaborate rococo decoration resembling intricate lace-work, with raised tracery, and many tiny needle-sized holes such as characterizes fine linen. The envelope, besides the title on its front, has four lines of verse. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        On Liberty.

      London: John W. Parker and Son,, 1859. Octavo. Original purple cloth, covers with outer border of two thick-and-thin rules, spine lettered gilt and with blind Greek-key roll at head and tail, orange coated endpapers. 8 pp. publisher's adverts at rear. From the library of British colonial administrator and Liberal politician William Patrick Adam (1823–1881) of Blairadam House, Kinross-shire, with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Head of spine professionally restored, purple dye faded at spine and board edges as it is prone to do; an excellent and unusually nice copy, in far better condition than is typically encountered. First edition of the work that "perhaps more than any other of his works, has been viewed by posterity as the kernel of his social philosophy" (ODNB). "Many of Mill's ideas are now the commonplaces of democracy. His arguments for freedom of every kind of thought and speech have never been improved on. He was the first to recognize the tendency of a democratically elected majority to tyrannize over a minority" (PMM).

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        Antique Print-HORSES-PONY-COACH-CHEVAUX ET VOITURES-NEW YORK-PARIS-Montpezat-185

      - Plate:'Chevaux & Voitures. 5 Le Poney-Chaise'. It shows a pony-chaise (a small two-seated carriage drawn by ponys or small horses) on a forest scene with two female figures (one holding a whip). Beside rides a man on horseback. Original handcoloured lithography on vellin (wove) paper. Description: This scarse plate origates from the serie 'Chevaux et Voitures' published by Goupil & Cie in Paris in 1859.Artists and Engravers: From a painting from 1853 by Henri d'Ainecy Montpezat (1817-1859) Lihographer Leblanc. Condition: Very good, given age. Some faint stains in the margins and a small ink line in the bottom left corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: LJC-P1-03 The overall size is ca. 27.2 x 22.2 inch. The image size is ca. 22.8 x 18.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 69 x 56.5 cm. The image size is ca. 58 x 48 cm.

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        Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected in New South Wales and Victoria, circa 1860.

      Small quarto, 240 x 200 mm, original half green calf over marbled papered boards ruled in gilt, upper board with ornate green calf title label lettered in gilt 'SEA WEEDS', marbled pastedowns and endpapers, front pastedown with binder's ticket of 'Oldland & May, Corn St., Bristol'; verso of front endpaper with pencilled initials 'C-JBW', apparently in a later hand but possibly denoting the early Port Phillip seaweed collector John Bracebridge Wilson; containing 78 pressed marine algae specimens on paper sheets laid in on rectos of [50] leaves watermarked 'T. & J. H. 1859', most accompanied by their scientific names and classifications in manuscript in ink, a number with collection locations indicated in pencil, including 'Shark Beach, Sydney'; 'Parsley Bay, Sydney'; 'NSW'; 'Sydney NSW'; 'Manly Beach, Port Jackson'; 'Rose Bay'; and 'Coolart' [Westernport, Victoria]; the specimens are generally very well preserved, the leaves with some inevitable foxing; an old auction label from Sydney auction house James R. Lawson is loosely inserted at the rear. A superb and rare album, which not only documents a popular collecting genre of the nineteenth century, but is also valuable in terms of its significance for Australian marine science. The specimens with specific field locations - around Sydney Harbour or Westernport, southeast of Melbourne - are interspersed throughout the whole album, which strongly suggests that all of the specimens were collected in either New South Wales or Victoria. The manner in which the locations are worded would seem to confirm that the compiler of the album was a local who resided in one of these Colonies, rather than a visitor from England. Although the album leaves have a watermark date of 1859, the specimens were probably collected and pressed earlier in the 1850s, before being laid into the album around 1860. The collector's handwriting is stylistically typical of the 1850s. It seems plausible that the album was compiled by John Bracebridge Wilson (1828-1895), who arrived in Melbourne from England in 1857. Wilson, who became headmaster of Geelong Grammar, was a keen amateur naturalist and noted collector of seaweed specimens. (For a biographical sketch, see the entry on John Bracebridge Wilson in the ADB online).

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        A Tale of Two Cities. In Two Volumes. Volume I.

      Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 1859.(). 8vo. 222 pp., Very Good, Black Embossed Cloth with minor staining, rubbing and edge wear; minimal staining in text block; some pencil scribbles on end papers and FFEPs; minor staining on edges of text block; shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle. Illustrations from Original Designs by John McLenan.

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        Sammelband: Nervensystem und Allgemeines - Sammelband von 24 Sonderdrucken.

      1859-1909, 8, ca. 700 pp., zum Teil mit den orig. Broschuren gebunden in einem alten Halbleinenband. Sammelband mit 24 Erstdrucken von Arbeiten von Edurad Friedrich Wilhelm Pflüger (1829-1910) aus den Jahren 1859-1909.1.: Kritische und experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Theorie der Hemmungsnerven (1865). 2.: Experimentalbeitrag zur Theorie der Hemmungsnerven. + Ueber die Bewegungen der Ovarien (1859). 3.: Ueber die tetanisirende Wirkung des constanten Stromes und das allgemeine Gesetz der Reizung (1858). 4.: Über die Veränderungen der Erregbarkeit durch einen constanten elektrischen Storm (1858). 5.: Ueber die Ursache des Oeffnungstetanus (Ein Beitrag zur Lehre vom Gesetze der Zuckung.) (1859). 6.: Disquisitiones de Sensu Electrico (1860). 7.: Zur Geschichte des electropolaren Erregungsgesetzes (1883). 8.: Bemerkungen zur Physiologie des centralen Nervensystems (1877). 9.: Ueber die electrischen Empfindungen (1865). 10.: J.L. Hoorweg und die electrische Nervenerregung (1893). 11.: Ueber den reizbaren und leitenden Bestandtheil, sowie über die angebliche Unermüdbarkeit der Nervenfasern (1908). 12.: Ueber den elementaren Bau des Nervensystems (1906). 13.: Die Endigungen der Absonderungsnerven in den Speicheldrüsen (1866). 14.: Die Endigungen der Absonderungsnerven in den Speicheldrüsen und die Entwicklung der Epithelien (1869). 15.: Die Speicheldrüsen (Handbuch der Gewebelehre von Sticker, 1872). 16.: Wesen und Aufgaben der Physiologie (1878). 17.: Ueber die Kunst der Verlängerungen des menschlichen Lebens (1890). 18.: Die Physiologie und ihre Zukunft (1877). 19.: Die teleologische Mechanik der lebendigen Natur (1877). 20.: Der lebendige Organbrei und die Topographie des physiologischen Chemismus, eine Vertheidigung gegen Dr. Justus Andeer in Würzburg (1880). 21.: Ueber das Wesen der Eiweissstoffe (1909). 22.: Nochmals gegen Ausführungsbestimmung des Fleischbeschaugesetzes vom 30. Mai 1902. Eine Antwort an Herrn Professor R. Ostertag in Berlin (1906). 23.: Ueber die Gesundheitsschädigungen, welche durch den Genuss von Pferdefleisch verursacht werden. (Nebst einem Beitrag über die Resoprtion der Fette) (1900). 24.: Die Ausführungsbestimmung zum Reichsfleischbeschaugesetz vom 30. Mai 1902, betreffend den Nachweis des Pferdefleisches müssen schleunigst geändert werden (1904).

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        Die Freiwilligen-Corps Österreichs im Jahre 1859.

      XXX,47(1)S.,18 Bll., Orig.-Broschur - Erste Ausgabe - UBF Kf 1/40 - Textteil zum Teil unaufgeschnitten, Umschlag und einige Textblätter an einer Ecke gestaucht, Umschlag gebräunt und mit Randläsuren, Kapitale lädiert - Text- und Tafelteil im übrigen weitgehend fleckenfrei

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        Report on the Exploration of the Country Between Lake Superior and the Red River Settlement, and Between the Latter Place and the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan. (bound with) North-west Territory. Reports of Progress; Together with a Preliminary and General Report on the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition...

      Toronto: John Lovell, 1859. sep 22 2017. Tall 4to, unpaginated (45 pp.) b/w and color folding maps. (with) Unpaginated (about 200 pp.) b/w maps and plates. The first report contains seven maps, some with coloring. The second volume contains four maps and three plates. These are part of the seventeenth volume of the Journals of the Legislative Assembly. Some of the maps in the first volume fold out to considerable length - nearly six feet. One of them (Pigeon River) has a tear at the top resulting in the loss of a couple of letters. All the rest are in good condition. Streeter 3725 and 3726. Sabin 18958 and 31937. Graff 1893. Handsomely bound in half calf over marbled boards with spine labels.

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        A Tale of Two Cities

      London: Chapman and Hall 1859 - Original red cloth (first binding). Joints very slightly tender, light soiling. A very handsome copy in original, unrestored condition. Half morocco case. FIRST EDITION, FIRST BINDING, FIRST PRINTING (with page 213 mis-numbered 113 and sig. b present on the list of illustrations, points that were corrected in later copies of this edition). A Tale of Two Cities is one of Dickens’s greatest and most-quoted novels. “The force of the novel springs from its exploration of darkness and death but its beauty derives from Dickens’s real sense of transcendence, from his ability to see the sweep of destiny . . . this is what emerges most clearly from one of his shortest and most powerful novels” (Ackroyd). Dickens was emotionally vested in this great novel. He wrote, “It has had complete possession of me; I have so far verified what is done and suffered in these pages as that I have certainly done and suffered it all myself.” The quality and strength of the prose is some of the finest he was ever to produce, for example, “It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.” This is the best copy we have seen. The novel’s serialization in Dickens’s weekly All the Year Round reduced the demand for the book and parts issues, and thus collectible copies are scarce. Provenance: Mrs. J. Insley Blair, Sotheby’s, New York, 3 December 2004, lot 140. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vollständiger Universal-Handatlas der neueren Erdbeschreibung über alle Theile der Erde

      Flemming 1859 5. vermehrte u. verbesserte Auflage, Flemming, Glogau, 1859. Doppelblatt große Titelseite, 1 Bl., 97 (statt 114) doppelblattgroße, ganzcolorierte u. lithographierte Karten, original Halbledereinband mit geprägtem Rückentitel, folio, (Kanten etwas berieben / durchgehend etwas fleckig / eine Karte mit hinterlegtem Einriß/es fehlen die Karten Nr. 5, 15, 17, 20, 79, 81, 82, 83, 86, 87, 91, 92, 93, 95, 103, 104, 106)Versand D: 5,90 EUR Atlanten

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        La cuisinière poétique

      First edition.Contributions by Théophile Gautier, Théodore de Banville, Aurélien Scholl, Emile Deschamps...Copy without foxing, part of the leaves are detached.Rare and sought-after. Printed ex libris imprimé on half title. M. Lévy frères & Hetzel Paris s.d. (1859) 9x13,5cm broché

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        Catalogue des Livres composant la Bibliotheque de feu M. J. Fr. Boissonade…Dont la vente aura lieu le jeudi 3 mars 1859 et jours suivants

      lxiv, 655 pp. 8vo, orig. printed wrappers bound in later blue cloth & marbled boards, spine gilt. Paris: B. Duprat, 1859. The vast library - 6920 lots - of the celebrated Hellenist Boissonade (1774-1857), editor of Philostratus and numerous other Greek authors, and contributor of almost innumerable articles to learned journals. He also edited Voltaire's correspondence with Frederick the Great. The preliminary matter contains a 25-page biography of Boissonade by the historian and archaeologist Philippe Le Bas, followed by a list of Boissonade's articles comprising some 500 entries. Fine copy. ❧ Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 420-"Helléniste de premier ordre et bibliophile zélé"-(& see Brunet's long note on the sale and its most notable books).

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        An attempt to solve some of the difficulties of the Berkleyan controversy, by well-ascertained physiological and psychological facts; [together with] A second physiological attempt to unravel some of the perplexities of the Berkleyan hypothesis.

      Salisbury: printed by James Bennett, [1859] - 2 pamphlets, octavo (the first 22 pp, the second 7 pp). Original paper wrappers printed in black, sewn as issued. Lightly browned with some vertical creasing, a little dampstain to extremities and a few ink marks to wrappers, light impression to rear wrapper of first pamphlet from removed postage stamp, both overall in very good condition. First edition, presentation copies, inscribed by the author to George Matcham with his "kind regards". In each pamphlet Fowler contends with Berkeley's arguments against matter, striving to explain their obscurities through the use of accessible biological and medical examples. Fowler (1765–1863) was a British physician who was leading physician at the Salisbury Infirmary. His close family friend, Florence Nightingale, teased him for his devotion to his work on sensory impairment: "Nobody has any value now for Dr Fowler unless deprived of one sense at least. My star would be much more on the ascendant with him than it is if I were deaf or dumb or blind or all three" (letter to Julia Ward Howe, 1846). It is likely that Fowler met the antiquarian George Matcham (1789–1877) locally. One year after the publication of these pamphlets Fowler founded the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum; Matcham also lived in Wiltshire and had published a history of the county in 1834. His father was the explorer George Matcham (1753–1833), brother-in-law of Nelson, and in 1861 Matcham the younger published a collection entitled Notes on the Character of Lord Nelson. Jessop, A Bibliography of George Berkeley, p. 78. See Lynn McDonald (ed.), Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, vol. 6 (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2004), p. 513. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Geschichte der Stadt Triest. 2 Bände.

      Triest, Lloyd, 1857-, 1859. - circa 23,3 x 15,6 cm. 2 Bll., VI SS., 1 Bl., 247 SS.; VIII SS., 1 Bl., 205 SS. (und 6 weisse Bll.), mit 1 gestochenen Ansicht und 1 gest. Stadtplan Leder d. Zt. mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel und Stehkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt "Grosse Monographie über die Stadt und ihre Geschichte bis ins 19. Jahrhundert. Erster Theil: Triest von der ältesten Zeit bis zum Jahre 1780. Zweiter Theil. Von der Regierung des Kaisers Joseph II bis zum Jahre 1820. Der Schriftsteller und Journalist Jakob Löwenthal (1807-1882) lebte selbst lange in Triest, wo er für den Lloyd arbeitete und verschiedene Zeitschriften, darunter auch die "Triester Zeitung" herausgab. "Er verfaßte nationalökonomische, kulturhistorische und historische Schriften, Darstellungen der österreichischen Küstengebiete, die seine Vielseitigkeit zeigen und von denen vor allem seine ?Geschichte der Stadt Triest? bedeutend ist." (ÖBL V, 292f.). - Hier in besonders schönen Bänden, vermutlich vom Autor oder Verleger den Herzögen in Bayern geschenkt. Der erste Band ist in rotbraunem, der zweite in grünem Leder, beide reich geprägt und vergoldet, am Rücken unten jeweils das kleine Etikett der Bibliothek in Schloss Tegernsee. " "- Erster Band wenig gebräunt und vereinzelt leicht stockig, zweiter Band meist sauber, beide mit etwas Leimschatten an den hübschen Glanzpapiervorsätzen. Einbände wenig berieben, etwas geblichen, sehr dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ceylon

      London - Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1859 Book. Hardcover. First edition.. A work on Ceylon, now known as Ceylon. Frontispiece and three maps (one folding) to volume I. Frontispiece and one folding map to volume II. Collated, complete. The first edition of this work. A thorough work,written by James Emerson, a British politician and traveller born in Ireland. Emerson was colonial secretary of Ceylon and wrote several works on the island. Condition: In full cloth bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, generally smart with small patches of rubbing to the extremities and to the head and tail of spines. Minor bumping to the extremities. Prior owner's inscription to the title pages, dated 1860. Internally, generally firmly bound. Some gatherings are beginning to loosen in places. Pages are slightly age toned to edges. Folding map to the front of volume Ihas been repaired with tape to the rear of frontispiece. Occasional scattered spots. Overall:VERY GOOD..

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        The Campaign in India, 1857-58. From Drawings made during the eventful period of the Great Mutiny. Illustrating the military operations before Delhi and its neighbourhood.

      London: Day & Son, 1859 - Folio. Original dark red half roan professionally restored (inner joints strengthened), red pebble-grain cloth sides (with decorative blind-stamped panels), front cover gilt lettered and with a large gilt pictorial stamp. Marginal closed-tears to plates and letterpress skilfully repaired, letterpress foxed but overall a very good copy. Tinted lithograph vignette title and 25 plates (on 19 sheets) by Simpson, Walker, Bryson, McCulloch, Needham, Jones, Laby or Picken after Atkinson. First and only edition of this superb, but notoriously fragile, pictorial record of the Mutiny. The illustrations, genuinely spirited and exhibiting an eye for the telling detail, are based on the very accomplished sketches made by Atkinson (1822-1859) while he was serving as a captain with the Bengal Engineers (Ambala Division). He is better known for Curry and Rice (1858), his satirical view of social life in India during the Raj - also illustrated with lithographs - which was enormously popular and went through many editions. Abbey, Travel 486 (listing the scarce coloured issue); Sorsky 136. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Catalogue des Livres composant la Bibliotheque de feu M. J. Fr. Boissonade…Dont la vente aura lieu le jeudi 3 mars 1859 et jours suivants

      lxiv, 655 pp. 8vo, orig. printed wrappers bound in later blue cloth & marbled boards, spine gilt. Paris: B. Duprat, 1859.The vast library - 6920 lots - of the celebrated Hellenist Boissonade (1774-1857), editor of Philostratus and numerous other Greek authors, and contributor of almost innumerable articles to learned journals. He also edited Voltaire's correspondence with Frederick the Great. The preliminary matter contains a 25-page biography of Boissonade by the historian and archaeologist Philippe Le Bas, followed by a list of Boissonade's articles comprising some 500 entries.Fine copy.❧ Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 420-"Helléniste de premier ordre et bibliophile zélé"-(& see Brunet's long note on the sale and its most notable books).

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        Blanens (sic: Clarens)- Montreux Nov. (18)59. (Vue du village de Clarens, le Lac Léman, Chillon et les Dents-du-Midi).

      1859, 1859 - 20.2x27 cm, lithographie originale coloriée et gommée, émargée, montée sur papier foncé avec texte ?Blanens? (sic), 1 feuille (22x28.5 cm). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        A Collection of 27 Novels in Parker?s Historical Tales series. 27 vols bound in 7.

      John Henry & James Parker 1859-61 - All titles with frontispiece, except where stated. Contemp. half maroon morocco, marbled boards; sl. rubbed. 27 volumes, out of 29 published, in this scarce series of historical-religious novels ?illustrating Church History? - without vols 21, The Forsaken (1860) and 29, Dores de Gualdam by J.M. Neale, the final vol. published five years after No.28 in 1866. Vols 2 & 6 are bound without their frontispiece and title; all others are complete. Most of the titles are anonymous; known authors are Neale (8 titles) and William E. Heygate (one title). Most titles are scarce, represented in between one & 3 copies on Copac. Like the publishers, the Parkers, John Mason Neale was closely associated with Newman and the Tractarian movement in Oxford. Vol.I: 1.The Cave in the Hills; or, Caecilius Viriathus. A tale of the early British church. 2. Exiles of Cebenna (by Neale) lacking front. & t.p.; 3. The Chief?s Daughter or, The settlers in Virginia; 4. Lily of Tiflis: A sketch from Georgian church history (by Neale). All (1859). Vol.II: 5. Wild Secenes amongst the Celts. The penitent and the fugitive(1859); 6. The Lazar-House of Leros (by Neale) lacking front. & t.p. (1859); 7. The Rivals: A tale of the Anglo-Saxon Church (1859); 8. The Convert of Massachusetts (1860). Vol.III: 12. The Sea-Tigers: A tale of Mediaeval Nestorianism (by Neale); 11. The Conversion of St. Vladimir; or, The martyrs of Kief. A tale of the early Russian church; 9. The Quay of the Dioscuri: A history of Nicene times; written in Greek by Macarius. (by Neale); 10. The Black Danes. All (1860). Vol.IV: 13. The Cross in Sweden; or, The days of King Ingli the good . ; 14. The Alleluia Battle; or, Pelagianiism in Britain; 15. The Bride of Ramcuttah: A tale of the Jesuit missions to the East Indies in the sixteenth century; 16. Alice of Fobbing; or, The times of Jack Straw and Wat Tyler (by William E. Heygate). All (1860). Vol.V: 17. The Northern Light: A tale of Iceland and Greenland in the eleventh century; 18. Aubrey de L?Orne; or, The Times of St. Anselm; 19. Lucia?s Marriage; or, The Lions of Wady-Araba: A story of the Idumaean Desert (by Neale). 20. Wolfingham; or, The convict-settler of Jervis Bay: A tale of the church in Australia. All (1860). Vol.VI: 22. The Dove of Tabenna. The rescue: A tale of the Moorish conquest of Spain; 23. Larache: A tale of the Portuguese church in the sixteenth century (by Neale). 24. Walter the Armourer; or, The interdict: A tale of the times of King John. 25. The Catachumens of the Coromandel Coast. All (1861). Vol.VII: The Daughters of Pola. Family letters relating to the persecution of Diocletian, now first translated from an Istrian MS. 27. Agnes Martin; or, The fall of Cardinal Wolsey. 28. Rose and Minnie; or, The loyalists: A tale of Canada in 1837. All (1861). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wyld's New Plan of London. Wild's Map of London and Visitor's Guide 1859

      James Wyld, Charing Cross, London 1859 - James Wyld, Charing Cross, London. Hardcover. Very Good. Handcoloured plan of London. Folds between publishers original blind-stamped dark blue cloth covers which are attached to the upper left panel. Title to upper cover. Covers rather worn but the plan is in very good clean condition with just minor wear to the folds. Laid on linen. River Thames, parks, main roads and railway depots picked out in colour. Plan size 955mm x 570mm. 11 b/w engravings to border of prominent landmarks. Publishers advertisements to pastedowns. A very nice item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lessons on Trees in Water Colours, From Drawings made expressly for this work by M'Kewan.

      Published by W. Dufour, London 1859 - , [8], 18 coloured chromo-lithograph plates with tissue guards plus detailed instructions on how to paint them. First Edition , small tears to top and tail and side of spine, corners rubbed, foxing to title page and tissue guards, front and rear hinges cracked, rear board marked, plates clean, good condition , green cloth, blindstamped decoration partially inlaid with gilt to front, gilt titles to front board, coloured endpapers , 28.5 cm x 39 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter of Introduction Signed "N. Card. Wiseman" to John Bridge Aspinall Q.C. on behalf of Charles Russell

      London, 1859. 3 pp., single fold, pen and ink on Cardinal Wiseman's letterhead. 8 x 5.25 inches. Old folds, crease at upper corner, minor toning, else fine. Accompanied by signed receipt of the late, renowned autograph dealer, Paul C. Richards, dated September 21st, 1967. 3 pp., single fold, pen and ink on Cardinal Wiseman's letterhead. 8 x 5.25 inches. TWO OF ENGLAND'S MOST PROMINENT POST-REFORMATION ROMAN CATHOLICS. An important letter of introduction written by England's foremost Roman Catholic Cardinal on behalf of a young, Charles Russell, who had just been accepted to the Bar, but would go on to become the Third Lord Chief Justice of England. Reading: "Dear Mr. Aspinall, I am sure I can rely on your kindness, when I introduce you to a promising young aspirant in the profession wherein you have yourself been so immensely distinguished & successful. I allude to the Bearer Mr. Charles Russell, nephew of the Very Rev. D. Russell, President of Maynooth, one of my best friends. Mr. Russell, by passing a brilliant examination at Lincoln's Inn was dispensed with some terms of -- and has just been called to the Bar. The Northern Circuit and the Liverpool Sessions have been recommended to him as the field of his future exertions and I feel no scruple in warmly recommending him to you, who while you can feel no jealousy of a young candidate, can do much to promote his future success. I am ever your affectionate - N. Card. Wiseman" Born to Irish parents in the old Jewish quarter of Seville, Spain, Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman (1802-1865) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, who was the first cardinal resident in England since the Reformation and was appointed by Pope Pius IX as the first archbishop of Westminster. Fluent in many languages with a doctoral degree in theology, Wiseman was respected as a scholar and for his informed opinions on science, as well as his views on art and history. His historical novel, Fabiola, has been translated in almost every European language and has been adapted for film three times. Charles Arthur Russell, Baron Russell of Killowen (1832-1900), was the oldest son of Arthur Russell of Killowen, County Down, Ireland and Margaret Mullin. When his father died in 1845, Russell was raised by his mother and his uncle, Dr. Charles William Russell, a Roman Catholic Clergyman and the President of St. Patrick's College in Maynooth, Ireland, who was a close friend and correspondent of Nicholas Wiseman. Educated at St. Malachy's and Castleknock College, in Dublin, Russell was a highly successful solicitor in Ireland. In 1856, he pursued further study at Lincoln's Inn, one of the four Inns of Court in London, and was called to the Bar in 1859. His further success as a barrister on the Northern circuit, led to his appointment as a Queen's Counsel in 1872. Knowledgeable, eloquent, and persuasive, he was regarded by many as the "first advocate of his age" and would go on to become Attorney General for England, a Member of Parliament, and the first Roman Catholic Lord Chief Justice of England since the Reformation.

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        Sammelband: Nervensystem und Allgemeines - Sammelband von 24 Sonderdrucken.

      - 1859-1909, 8°, ca. 700 pp., zum Teil mit den orig. Broschuren gebunden in einem alten Halbleinenband. Sammelband mit 24 Erstdrucken von Arbeiten von Edurad Friedrich Wilhelm Pflüger (1829-1910) aus den Jahren 1859-1909. - 1.: Kritische und experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Theorie der Hemmungsnerven (1865). - 2.: Experimentalbeitrag zur Theorie der Hemmungsnerven. + Ueber die Bewegungen der Ovarien (1859). - 3.: Ueber die tetanisirende Wirkung des constanten Stromes und das allgemeine Gesetz der Reizung (1858). - 4.: Über die Veränderungen der Erregbarkeit durch einen constanten elektrischen Storm (1858). - 5.: Ueber die Ursache des Oeffnungstetanus (Ein Beitrag zur Lehre vom Gesetze der Zuckung.) (1859). - 6.: Disquisitiones de Sensu Electrico (1860). - 7.: Zur Geschichte des electropolaren Erregungsgesetzes (1883). - 8.: Bemerkungen zur Physiologie des centralen Nervensystems (1877). - 9.: Ueber die electrischen Empfindungen (1865). - 10.: J.L. Hoorweg und die electrische Nervenerregung (1893). - 11.: Ueber den reizbaren und leitenden Bestandtheil, sowie über die angebliche Unermüdbarkeit der Nervenfasern (1908). - 12.: Ueber den elementaren Bau des Nervensystems (1906). - 13.: Die Endigungen der Absonderungsnerven in den Speicheldrüsen (1866). - 14.: Die Endigungen der Absonderungsnerven in den Speicheldrüsen und die Entwicklung der Epithelien (1869). - 15.: Die Speicheldrüsen (Handbuch der Gewebelehre von Sticker, 1872). - 16.: Wesen und Aufgaben der Physiologie (1878). - 17.: Ueber die Kunst der Verlängerungen des menschlichen Lebens (1890). - 18.: Die Physiologie und ihre Zukunft (1877). - 19.: Die teleologische Mechanik der lebendigen Natur (1877). - 20.: Der lebendige Organbrei und die Topographie des physiologischen Chemismus, eine Vertheidigung gegen Dr. Justus Andeer in Würzburg (1880). - 21.: Ueber das Wesen der Eiweissstoffe (1909). - 22.: Nochmals gegen Ausführungsbestimmung des Fleischbeschaugesetzes vom 30. Mai 1902. Eine Antwort an Herrn Professor R. Ostertag in Berlin (1906). - 23.: Ueber die Gesundheitsschädigungen, welche durch den Genuss von Pferdefleisch verursacht werden. (Nebst einem Beitrag über die Resoprtion der Fette) (1900). - 24.: Die Ausführungsbestimmung zum Reichsfleischbeschaugesetz vom 30. Mai 1902, betreffend den Nachweis des Pferdefleisches müssen schleunigst geändert werden (1904). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Combat of the Thirty. From a Breton lay in the fourteenth century.

      Chapman & Hall. 1859 - FIRST EDITION. Sl. dusted, binding split at pp16/17 but remaining firm. Orig. printed cream wrappers; sl. dulled, sl. rubbing. Inscription in Ainsworth?s hand on leading f.e.p.: ?For Jas. Hatton Esq. With W. Harrison Ainsworth?s respects? Armorial bookplate of James Hatton on verso of front wrapper; recent bookplate of Frank Seton on leading f.e.p. v.g. Sadleir 6; Wolff 42. A free translation by Ainsworth of Le Combat de Trente Bretons Contre Trente Anglais, a fourteenth century French ballad describing the legendary combat between 30 English and 30 French knights in 1351 in the struggle for the succession to the Duchy of Brittany. Ainsworth adds an introduction which includes the full text of a contemporary manuscript account of the battle written by the French chronicler Jean Froissart, which had been discovered in 1824. Presented to James Hatton, a fellow Lancastrian and resident of Warrington. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Opera ad parisiensem fabrotianam editionem diligentissime exacta auctiora atque emendatiora in tomos X distibuta. Editio altera pratensis.

      Prati, Ex. Giachetti - Pomba, 1859. 9 volumi In-8, mezza pelle con titolo in oro. Insignificante menda ad un piatto, usuale brunitura al tomo 8.

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        Bilder-Geschichtchen für kleine Kinder mit 47 fein colorirten von verstorbenen Maler Johannes Voltz in Nördlingen componirten Bilder nebst kindlichen Reimen von Karl Thienemann. Zweite Auflage.

      Esslingen, Druck und Verlag von J.F. Schreiber (vormals Schreiber und Schill). (Ca. 1859). - Quer-8°. Titel, 1 Bl. Text und 12 Blatt kolorierte Federlithographien mit 47 Darstellungen. Originalhalbleinwand mit koloriter Deckellithographie. Thieme Becker 34, 538 (für Voltz). - Zweite Auflage, erstmals mit den Namen des Verfassers und des Illustrators. Erschien erstmals 1847 anonym bei Schreiber und Schill. Johann Michael Voltz (1874-1858) veröffentlichte mehrere Bilderbücher. Das vorliegende ist im Zusammenhang mit der erstmaligen Verwendung des Begriffes "Bildergeschichten" auf dem Sprung zum bewegten Bild. "Das bislang älteste Bilderbuch das die Bezeichnung "Bildergeschichte" im Titel führt (.) versammelt eine Reihe von Tier- und Kinderszenen, welche mit jeweils zweizeiligen Verstexten unterlegt und auf jeder Seite mit einer den übergeordneten Kontext herstellenden Überschrift versehen sind. Gleichwohl nimmt dieses Werk noch eine Übergangsstellung ein zwischen dem Bilderbuch im eigentlichen Sinn, wie dem Hoffmann'schen Struwwelpeter" Bernd Dolle-Weinkauf in 'Auf dem Sprung zum bewegten Bild. Köln, 2014. S. 92. - Das einzig bekannte Exemplar in einer öffentlichen Sammlung wurde von der TU Braunschweig digitalisiert. Das älteste sonst bekannte Exemplar mit der Auflagenbezeichnung "Fünfte Auflage" und dem (falschen) Erscheinungsjahr 1855 findet sich in der Staatsbibliothek Berlin. - Einband leicht fleckig und an der unteren Ecke des Vorderdeckels bestossen. Stellenweise fleckig. Neu geheftet.

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        Les voix de l'avenir dans le présent et dans le passé ou Les oracles et les somnambules comparés

      Chez Dentu 1859 - Esotérisme. Magnétisme. Portrait en frontispice. Les voix de l'avenir dans le présent et dans le passé ou Les oracles et les somnambules comparés précédé d'une lettre de M. Edouard Fournier et suivi d'un appendice par le Docteur Amédée Moure. In Dorbon aîné. Bibliotheca esoterica: catalogue annoté et illustré de 6707 ouvrages anciens et modernes, qui traitent des sciences occultes, comme aussi des sociétés secrètes. Librairie Dorbon-Aîné, 1940, Notice 3129. RARE ! L'auteur, plus connu sous le nom de la "Sibylle moderne" jouit à l'époque d'une vogue extraordinaire et fut consultée par les sommités du monde entier. In Albert Louis Caillet. Manuel bibliographique des sciences psychiques ou occultes. Volume 3, M-Z, 2012, Notice 7663. De l'érudition quant à l'histoire du somnambulisme, les oracles et les prophéties d'autrefois ; des certificats en faveur de l'auteur, une des plus jolies femmes de Paris, connue sous le nom de la "Sibylle moderne". Plaquette rare ! 15x22. 104p. in-8° Etat moyen. Couverture défraîchie avec petits manques. Manques au dos qui a été réparé à une époque. Quelques rousseurs sans conséquence. Petites taches marginales sur quelques pages : voir photo ou me demander svp ! Vendu en l'état [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Geognostische Übersichts-Karte von Deutschland, Frankreich, England und den angrenzenden Laendern. Nach den grösseren Arbeiten von L. v. Buch, E. de Beaumont und Dufrenoy, G.B. Greenough, zusammengestellt von H. v. Dechen, große altkolorierte Landkarte Europas in 48 Segmenten. Berliner Lithographisches Institut, 2te Ausgabe, 1869

      Berlin: Simon Schropp et Companie Lithographie und Farbendruck des Berliner Lithographischen Instituts 1859 - große Original-Lithographie des Berliner Lithographischen Instituts (im Stein signiert), sehr großformatige Landkarte in 48 auf braunes Leinen montierten Teilen, Imperialfolio-Doppelblatt, bildliche Darstellung ca. 64 x 68 cm, Kartengröße (ausgefaltet) ca. 74 x 97 cm, überaus prächtig in 29 Farben im Berliner Lithographischen Institut gedruckt, sauber und bemerkenswert gut erhalten, vollständig einschließlich des mit dunkelgrünem Leinen bezogenen Original-Pappschubers 10,5 x 17,5 cm mit verblichenem Deckel-Schildchen, sehr selten und in dieser Ausgabe für uns anderenorts antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar 2100 gr.

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        A Tale of Two Cities.

      Chapman & Hall. 1859 - FIRST EDITION, 1st issue. Front., engr. title & plates by H.K. Browne, 32pp cata. (Nov. 1859); cata. with expertly executed minor repairs to corners. Handsomely bound in full scarlet crushed morocco by Bayntun-Rivière of Bath, gilt spine, single-ruled borders & dentelles. a.e.g. A v.g. attractive copy. With the uncorrected pagination showing ?113? on p213. An exceptionally bright and clean copy, without any staining or spotting to text or plates. One plate, ?Congratulations?, has a tiny, almost imperceptible, tear in the outer margin, which has been professionally repaired with archival tape. With occasional unobtrusive pencil underlining in text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A TALE OF TWO CITIES. Author's American Edition

      T. B. Peterson and Brothers, Philadelphia - Tall Octavo. Complete in One Volume. Dated on Copyright Page 1859. Author's American Edition [1867]. Bound in green cloth with author's profile, stamped in gold front board, blind stamped rear board. A very good+ copy with mild spine tip and corner wear, owner inscription ffep. 14 pages of ads at rear. 160 pp. +14 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TANNER'S MELBOURNE DIRECTORY FOR 1859;

      - containing street guide and addresses of Melbourne proper, East & North Melbourne, Collingwood, Richmond, and the business portions of Emerald Hill, Sandridge and Williamstown, classification of professions and trades; churches, chapels, schools; scientific, benevolent, and other institutions; public offices: legislative, legal, and every other reference of general and particular information. Pp. 331(including paginated lower endpapers)+[4](advertisements), endpaper advertisements; brown textured cloth (possibly faded from green), lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, a trifle soiled, lightly flecked and rubbed, corners slightly worn; binder's ticket (W. Detmold, Melbourne) at foot of upper pastedown, minor production (trimming) fault to bottom fore-corner pp. 223/4, scattered light foxing and occasional slight soiling; John Tanner, Melbourne, 1859. First edition. F.16701. *With the bookplate of Mabel Balcombe Brookes loosely inserted (and no signs that it was ever attached). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twelve Messages from the Spirit of John Quincy Adams, Through Joseph D. Stiles, Medium, to Josiah Brigham.

      Bela Marsh. Hardcover. Boston, 1859. 8vo, publisher's brown cloth, 459 pp. A very scarce American spiritualist title. Though this book has been cited by several authors studying nineteenth century American spiritualism, there are no publicly held copies currently in OCLC. Per the Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology: "American printer who, in the early days of Spiritualism, received through automatic writing remarkable prophecies of the impending Civil War. The story was published under the title Twelve Messages from John Quincy Adams through Joseph D. Stiles in 1859 by Josiah Brigham. The author had met Stiles in June 1854. The messages were written by Stiles in trance from August 1854 until March 1858. They came in John Quincy Adams's handwriting and under his signature. Stiles also produced other remarkable autographs. One prophecy?"I thus boldly prophesy the dissolution of the American Confederacy, and the destruction of slavery"?was signed "George Washington" with every peculiarity of Washington's difficult signature." A very good copy with chipping to cloth at head and heel of spine, else near fine. Quite scarce. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1859. First Edition.

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        Photograph of a Blind or Sight-Impaired Clergyman

      Brooklyn, New York: Williamson Bros, 1859. Near Fine. Oval albumen portrait photograph. Approximately 6" x 8" at widest points. Mounted on a larger card with the embossed stamp of "Williamson Bros. / Fulton St. / Brooklyn". A little soiling on the mount, slight streak or smudge on the face of the subject, small tear on mount, very good to near fine. A portrait of a distinctive looking clergyman, or possibly a professor, with a goatish chin beard and wearing dark spectacles, but who is otherwise unidentified. The photographs, Williamson Brothers, were active in Brooklyn between 1856-1859, and were well-known for their work with daguerreotypes. This image seems likely to be an early example of an albumen print. Assuming the subject was indeed from Brooklyn himself, it seems possible some research might elicit further identification.

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        [EAST COST OF NORTH AMERICA & CUBA] Puteshestvie po Severo-Amerikanskim Shtatam, Kanade i ostrovu Kube [i.e. Travel across the North-American States, Canada and the Cuba Island]

      St. Petersburg: Typ. of K. Wolf, 1859. 2 vols. bound together. [4], iv, 374; [4], [iv], 399, vii. 21x14,5 cm. With a large folding lithographed map. Contemporary quarter leather, spine with gilt lettered title. Binding mildly rubbed on extremities, otherwise a very good copy. First and only edition. Very rare. One of the first Russian books on North America, it describes the travels of a Russian lawyer, statesman and historian Alexander Lakier (1824-1870) to the major cities on the East Coast of the United States, Eastern Canada, and Cuba in autumn-winter 1857. Lakier visited and gave detailed description of Boston, New York, Hudson River, US Military Academy in West Point, Montreal, Quebec City, Bytown or Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Chicago, and many others, went down the Ohio and Mississippi River to New Orleans, and thence by steamer to Cuba. The main question he wanted to answer in his book is: ''How did this younger brother in the family of mankind manage to leave his elder brothers so far behind in trade, navigation, and production activity in general? Why already now the North-American States are in many aspects the example for Europe, when it has been only half a century after the beginning of its existence? Where is the core of the democratic equality which is absolutely incomprehensible for a European? What benefit, what edification can we extract from this great experience, presented by this country, the relations with which although hasn't started due to distance, but in time, as can be predicted, will take humongous scale across the Pacific Ocean?'' (vol. 1, p. 2). Lakier leaves interesting notes on peculiarities of Christian churches in America, municipal administration, political and election systems, prisons, native people of Canada and the United States, slavery, passion of the Americans for money and wealth, and many others. His conclusion about the Americans is that ''the people [of America] - young, active, practical, successful in their undertakings… will influence Europe, but use for that not weapon, not sword and fire, not death and ruins, but will spread their influence by the power of inventions, trade, industries; and this influence is stronger than that of every conquest'' (vol. 2, p.399). The book is supplemented with a large well executed map of the eastern coast of Canada and the United States illustrating the author's travels and displaying the railway network in the region. Lakier served as an associate in the Russian Ministry of Justice (since 1845) and later in the Ministry of Internal Affairs (since 1858). He is considered the first historian of the Russian heraldry and seals; his major work Russian Heraldry (SPb., 1855) received the Demidov award of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The trip to North America, was part of a larger voyage in 1856-1858, which also included Europe, Northern Africa and Palestine. Several short essays describing Lakier's impressions of European and American cities were published in St. Petersburg newspapers and magazines, but it was only the account of the travels across North America that was published separately. Worldcat locates only six copies.

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        Manual of Geology.

      London: W. Clowes and Sons, 1859. - 8vo., (6 6/8 x 5 inches). Original publisher's cloth-backed printed grey stiff paper wrappers RARE, AND AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, in near mint condition, of the second separately printed issue of Darwin's contribution to the Admiralty Manual of Scientific Enquiry, and first issued there as "Geology" in 1849. Edited, and with an important essay on Meteorology, by Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792–1871), the aim of the Manual. in "the opinion of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty [was] that it would be to the honour and advantage of the Navy, and conduce to the general interests of Science, if new facilities and encouragement were given to the collection of information upon scientific subjects by the officers, and more particularly by the medical officers, of Her Majesty's Navy, when upon foreign service; and their Lordships are desirous that for this purpose a Manual be compiled, giving general instructions for observation and for record in various branches of science. Their Lordships do not consider it necessary that this Manual should be one of very deep and abstruse research. Its directions should not require the use of nice apparatus and instruments: they should be generally plain, so that men merely of good intelligence and fair acquirement may be able to act upon them; yet, in pointing out objects, and methods of observation and record, they might still serve as a guide to officers of high attainment: and it will be for their Lordships to consider whether some pecuniary reward or promotion may not be given to those who succeed in producing eminently useful results" (Preface to the first edition in 1849). Charles Darwin completed his chapter on Geology in March of 1848, many years after the focus of his attention had turned to his theories of the transmutation and evolution of species, for which his is now celebrated. Nevertheless, one his earliest scientific interests was geology, and one of his earliest scientific mentors was the founder of modern geology, Adam Sedgwick (1785–1873). He attended Sedgwick's geology lectures in the spring of 1831, and in August accompanied Sedgwick to north Wales for two weeks in the field. "It was the best possible training, Sedgwick built up Darwin's expertise and self-confidence, introducing him to some of the most perplexing geological issues of the day" (DNB). Upon his return Darwin was offered the position of resident naturalist about the Beagle, that was to change his life, and the course of science forever. In this very rare offprint, his "Manual of Geology", Darwin explains patiently the practical ways in which geology can be studied upon the high seas: "A person embarked on a naval expedition, who wishes to attend to Geology, is placed in a position in some respects highly advantageous, and in others as much to the contrary. He is borne on the ocean, from which most sedimentary formations have been deposited. During the soundings which are so frequently carried on, he is excellently placed for studying the nature of the bottom, and the distribution of the living organisms and dead remains strewed over it. Again, on sea-shores, he can watch the breakers slowly eating into the coast-cliffs, and he can examine their action under various circumstances: he here sees that going on in an infinitesimally small scale which has planed down whole continents, levelled mountain-ranges, hollowed out great valleys, and exposed over wide areas rocks which must have been formed or modified whilst heated under enormous pressure. Again, as almost every active volcano is situated close to, or within a few leagues of, the sea, he is admirably situated for investigating volcanic phenomena, which, in their striking aspect and simplicity, are well adapted to encourage him to his studies" (pages [3]-4). Clearly Darwin put these methods to practical use himself during his voyage on the Beagle, and with spectacular results. Adam Sedgwick read Darwin's "Geological notes made during a survey o [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vocabolario della Lingua Italiana( Accademici della Crusca)

      Stamperia del Vocabolario, Firenze 1859 - 4 volumi in 4, II edizione corretta e accresciuta dal compilatore, bella legatura coeva in m.pergamena a fascia larga con angoli, dorso a 4 nervi, doppio tassello, titoli e fregi in oro, pp XXVII,(1), 925;(4),986; (4),929; (1),972. Testo su tre colonne, ritratto Manuzzi in antiporta, esemplare eccellente. 4 volumes in 4°, second corrected edition and expanded by the author, nice contemporary half-parchment binding, 4- ribbed back, double piece, gilt titles and ornaments, pp XXVII, (1), 925; (4), 986; (4), 929; (1), 972, three column text, portrait of Manuzzi in the frontispiece, excellent copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Shipwreck Admella, Inter-Colonial Steamer, on the Southern Coast of Australia; drawn up from authentic statements furnished by the rescuers and survivors.

      Committee of the Admella Fund, Melbourne, 1859 - First edition. Hardback. Publishers blue cloth with gilt lettering at spine, blind patterning to boards with gilt crest to front. Extremeties slightly rubbed, corners bruised, spine ends chipped, otherwise very good. With folding map. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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