The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1859

        Histoire Du Canada Depuis Sa Découverte Jusqu’à Nos Jours Troisième Édition Revue Et Corrigée.

      Quebec: P. Lamoureux, 1859. - 3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xxii, 371; 457; 373. with half-titles. A nice set in contemporary roan, all edges gilt (marginal dampstains to endleaves in Vols. I-II). Third Revised Edition of a "French-Canadian classic". "In writing the history of the colony, Garneau looked beyond the civil, military, and religious leaders to base his work on the men and women who had pioneered and developed the country; in so doing he provided inspiration and themes for a generation of poets, novelists, folklorists, and writers of memoirs." (Story) TPL 2455. Dionne I 362n. Gagnon I p. 198. Sabin 26675. Story p. 309. cfLande 261. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Canada, Legislative Assembly, Toronto 1859 - 4to, Unpaginated In extraordinarily nice condition, having regard to age and delicacy of the maps. The nicest copy we've had in twenty years This item was published in 1859 as Appendix 4 to the Seventeenth Volume of the Journals of The Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada (as it was then called). It had previously been published by Dawson in 1858. This version also includes a letter by Bishop Tache (the bishop of St. Boniface) on the Red River settlement and the "half-breeds" in the settlement. See Peel #207. It contains a coloured map showing "the Route by Road & Navigation for Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans", as well as two very long folding maps; one showing the "Profile of Route by the Grand Portage and Pigeon River from Lake Superior to Rainy Lake", and the other being a "Plan Shewing the Region Explored by S. J. Dawson and his party between Fort William and the great Saskatchewan River". The maps are in surprisingly nice condition, with usual creasing but no significant defects. Bound with this scarce item is Henry Youle Hind's "REPORTS OF PROGRESS; together with A Preliminary and General Report on the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition etc.". also printed in 1859 as Appendix no. 36 of the Journals of the Legislative Assembly, Canada. See Peel #211. It contains six folding maps (four coloured), two plates and a number of engraved illustrations. Condition throughout is excellent. Both these items are bound together in contemporary black cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GREENFIELD BOOKS Ltd.]
 2.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Historia Eclesiástica de España ó Adiciones a la Historia General de la Iglesia escrita por Alzog.

      Barcelona, Librería Religiosa, 1855-1859. - Cuatro tomos en 4to. mayor; 408 pp. + 550 pp. + 615 pp. + 310 pp. Encuadernación en piel marbreada con tejuelos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
 3.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Ueber die Natur der constitutionellsyphilitischen

      Berlin: Reimer, 1859. <p>Virchow, Rudofl. Ueber die Natur der constitutionellsyphilitischen. 8vo.[2], 120pp.Folding lithographed plate. 228 x 136mm. Half antique morocco, original front wrapper bound in, uncut. Foxing but a very good copy. Signature on title & bookplate.</p><p> FIRST SEPARATE EDITION of Garrison-Morton 2385.</p>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's]
 4.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Lettres sur Le Caucase et la Crimee.

      Gide, Paris 1859 - FROM THE LIBRARY OF TSAR ALEXANDER II. WHO WAS ASSASSINATED ON MARCH 1ST 1881. (1855-1881). ORIGINAL CUSTOM BOUND NAVY FULL HARD GRAIN LEATHER. GILT EMBOSSED CROWN, THE LETTER "A" AND THE ROMAN NUMERAL "II" TO THE FRONT BOARD. Embossed design to the corners of the boards with a single gilt ruled line. Five raised bands to the spine bordered with with gilt ruled lines. Gilt design to the compartments. Red leather title label with gilt lettering. All page edges in gilt. Two small abrasions to the front boards. Attractive dentelles with gilt design. Water silked free end papers and pastedowns. Library book location sticker to the upper left corner of the front pastedown in Russian. Sticker to the centre of the front pastedown with the letters "A" and "H." The letter "H" is translated to "N" in Russian which stands for Tsar Alexander Nikolaevich II. Above these two letters is the Tsar's crown. Attractive bookplate of the Ukrainian writer Skriptchenko to the front free endpaper. Half title. Frontispiece. Errata. A large black and white fold out map. Numerous full page black and white tissue guarded illustrations. An interesting and informative travel book on historical and geographic areas of the Caucases and Crimea of the Russian Empire. A ONE OF A KIND ITEM. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
 5.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        The Laws of Life, with special reference to the Physical Education of Girls.

      Sampson Low, Son, and Co., London 1859 - First English edition with a message from the author to English women. Small 8vo. Pp, (vi), 172. 4 page publisher's list. Original blind-stamped cloth, gilt. Very light wear to top and foot of spine. Top corners a little bruised. A hint of damp to the top fore-edge of boards. A binding fault has caused a small area of damage to the gutter of the rear inner hinge. An excellent copy that would be difficult to better. From the library of Tarradale House with bookplate and withdrawn stamp on bookplate. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
 6.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Memorias de los vireyes que han gobernado el Perú, durante el tiempo del coloniaje español [Six Volumes].

      Libreria Central de Felipe Bailly, Lima 1859 - xxx, 379, 2 l.; pp. 428; 391; 540; 392, 1 blank l., pp. 17, 1 l.; pp. 394 pp. 4to. Original publisher's dark brown pebbled cloth, ruled in blind, gilt titles on spine and front board with armorial device. Illus. with one folding map and 12 plates. Gift copy with note on official letterhead dated 1867 tipped-in from Felipe Masías, Director of Administration of the Ministerio de Hacienda and later Finance Minister of Peru to Diego Henry, who was appointed to serve with him in 1867 on the High Council of Finance during the Prado administration's far reaching program of constitutional reform. "A work of extreme interest," Sabin. These memoirs, prepared by ten of the viceroys, were intended to apprise each successor of the nature and duties of his post, of the distribution of offices and presidencies, of the privileges of the natives, their hereditary customs and character?"in short, statistics of everything that could be needed. The work forms a glorious monument of statesmanship; and it may be conjectured that if the Spaniards had always formed their conduct according to these Memorias, they would never have lost their colonies in the New World" (Bibliotheca Geographico-Linguistica #321 part III, 1879, 12235). The series was edited under the direction of the Ministerio de Hacienda by M.A. Fuentes. Contents: t.1. J. de Mendoza y Luna, marqués de Montesclaros [1615]; F. de Borja y Aragon, principe de Esquilache [1621]; Baltasar de la Cueva, conde de Castellar [1681]; M. de Liñan y Cisneros [1681]; t. 2. M. de Navarra y Rocaful, duque de la Palata [1689]; t. 3. Armendaris, marqués de Castel-Fuerte [1736]; J. A. de Mendoza, marqués de Villagarcia [1745]; t. 4. J. A. Manso de Velasco, conde de Superunda [1761]; M. Amat y Yunient [1773]; t. 5. Teodoro de Croix [1790]; t. 6. F. Gil de Taboada y Lemos [1796]. Palau 95426. Sabin 26119. Ticknor p. 458. Spain & Spanish America II, 452. Griffin 2980. Good or better, boards rubbed, a few joints split but quite solid, corners heavily worn, spines chipped, especially at the heads with repairs, cloth separating from boards on one volume, free endpapers heavily offset, pencil notations in last volume, otherwise contents clean and very good, plates sharp, and map fine but for a tiny marginal tear along a crease line. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
 7.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


      Paulin, Lheureux et Cie, Paris 1859 - RO40185849: 66 planches (cartes) en noir et blanc. Couverture muette. Bords des plats frottés. Dressé et dessiné sous la dir. de M. Thiers. Carte de la Souabe, de la Suisse et du Piémont. Plan du Kaire. Plan de la baie d'Algésiras. Plan des champs de bataille d'Iéna et d'Awerstaedt. Plan des environs de Vienne. Plan du champ de bataille de Waterloo. In-Folio Relié. Etat d'usage. 2ème plat abîmé. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 944.05-Premier Empire, 1804-1815 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
 8.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Architectura Numismatica; Or, Architectural Medals of Classic Antiquity: Illustrated and Explained by Comparison with the Monuments and the Descriptions of Ancient Authors, and Copious Text. One Hundred Lithographs and Woodcuts. by T. L. Donaldson

      London, Day & Son 1859 - Description: xxxi, [1], 349 p. , 1 l. Illus. , 53 pl. 26 cm. Subjects: Architecture, Ancient. Medals. Half-title repaired; uninked, impresed inst. Stamp to the title. Contemporary gilt-blocked pebbled cloth, very good. Professionally recased in aniline calf with raised bands, gilt-titling and uniform compartment decoration; very impressively finished. An uncommonly good example; scans &c. On request. 2 Kg. 349 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
 9.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Architectura Numismatica; or, ARCHITECTURAL MEDALS of Classical Antiquity : Illustrated and Explained By Comparison with the Monuments and the Descriptions of Ancient Authors, and Copious Text

      Day and Son, Lithographers to the Queen, London 1859 - Size: Quarto (approx A4). xxxxi, 349, [55]. . [55] leaves of plates not included in pagination, text ills. Reset in original publishers blind stamped boards with gilt medallion and title on front board. New spine with gilt title and new binders end papers. Sporadic light foxing throughout but no other defects. Donaldson was Professor of Architecture at UCL from 1841-1865. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture; 19th century; Inventory No: 10360. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bygone Books]
 10.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Aus dem Memoiren eines Russen.

      Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe, 1855-1859. - 4 Bde. VIII, 258 SS. VIII, 192 SS. VIII, 250 SS. VIII, 304 SS. Bedr. Originalbroschuren. 8vo. Erste deutsche Ausgabe der berühmten Erinnerungen, "persönliches Bekenntnis, Zeitgeschichte und politisches Testament in einem, von Anfang an als Kampfschrift gedacht" (KLL I, 2001). - Bindung stellenweise gelockert, der dritte Band innen etwas braunfleckig bzw. wasserrandig; sonst schönes, unbeschnittenes Exemplar im orignalen Auslieferungszustand. Stammhammer I, 104. Steinbrink 181, 6. Cat. Russica H 702-705. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 11.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        THE COURT OF DEATH. FROM THE ORIGINAL PAINTING, BY REMBRANDT PEALE [caption title]. [with:] THE COURT OF DEATH. BY REMBRANDT PEALE [printed receipt for the purchase of the engraving].

      New York: Colton, 1859. - Chromolithographic print, 20 x 30 inches. Receipt, 3 x 7 1/2 inches. Minor toning and soiling, small tear at bottom edge. Very good. Large print of Rembrandt Peale's famous painting "The Court of Death," lithographed by Sarony, Major & Knapp. Rembrandt Peale was the most accomplished son of the great American portrait painter Charles Willson Peale. The painting "The Court of Death" was the most ambitious of his works, full 24 by 13 feet in size. Completed in 1820, it was displayed for a number of years at the Baltimore Peale Museum and then toured to other cities up through the time of the Civil War. By 1859, the painting had been sold to Gardiner Quincy Colton, who published it in the present format and sold the prints for the low price of $1. The noted scholar Peter C. Marzio wrote, "Peale himself, normally haughty and querulous, provided a model of understated endorsement of the lithograph, writing shortly before his death [to Tristram Coffin on July 3, 1860], 'The drawing is correct, and the Colouring (considering the difficulty of the process & its cheapness) gives a good general idea of the painting.'" Marzio further adds that this lithograph is among his favorites, due to its importance capturing Peale's brilliant career not only as an artist, but also as a popularizer of art, noting that, "The painting is historically important as a very popular touring picture." This example is accompanied by a printed and illustrated receipt for the purchase of one print. The receipt also entitled the bearer to a share of ownership in the original painting, valued at $25,000. The receipt has a portrait of Peale on one end and of George Washington on the other. In a contemporary prospectus for the print, the publisher touted the obvious truth that more profit could be made by selling 100,000 prints at the low price of $1 that could be achieved by selling 5,000 prints at $5. In addition to increasing his profit margins, Colton clearly hoped to sell more prints based on the idea of buying into a share of the painting, as each receipt notes that it "entitles the holder to an ownership of One Share in the original Painting, valued at $25,000; which will be disposed of, as soon as 100,000 Engravings are taken, in such manner as they, the associated owners, shall determine." A nice set of items, illustrating the distinct link between art and commerce. Peter C. Marzio, DEMOCRATIC ART, pp.51, 216. GOLDSMITH 23085 (ref). Last, COLOR EXPLOSION, pp.132-33.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
 12.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Edition : PARIS, DELAGRAVE, 1859 - Supplément de Musée des familles. Lectures du soir - Porte en tête : Musée des familles. Complément - Reliure de 7 années consécutives de la revue, 83 numéros de octobre 1853 à septembre 1860 (il manque une seule livraison, février 1854) - 554 pages, 75 gravures de modes en couleurs sont présentes sur les 84 - Seuls défauts à signaler : Une fente sur une gravuyre de janvier 1859, une page de texte déchirée avec manque sur la livraison de janvier 1859 - Le reste en très bon état, très rares petites rousseurs - La revue a paru de 1850 à 1877 - Demi-reliure cuir rouge, dos lisse orné, légèrement frottée 554 pages, 83 livraisons, 28 cm, relié. Bon état [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres 113]
 13.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        FRASER RIVER GOLD RUSH & GADSDEN PURCHASE]. [Important Autograph Letter Signed from Samuel Ten Eyck to O.B. Throop, giving a Description of Guaymas, Mexico, his Impressions of Mexicans, and Briefly Relating his Experiences During the Fraser River Gold Rush].

      Guayamas 1859 - Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico: April 27th, 1859. On a folded double quarto leaf. [4] pp. Brown ink on bluish paper. Blind stamp of a papermaker (Rolland Freres, Bordeaux) in the upper left corner. Housed in a later custom made blue quarter morocco clam shell box with gilt lettered spine. Old fold marks, otherwise a near fine letter. In this letter Samuel Ten Eyck writes to his friend, Origin B. Throop, back home in Schoharie, New York, offering a description of the Mexican port city of Guaymas, Sonora, giving his assessment of Mexican attitudes toward Americans, and describing his experiences in the Fraser River Gold Rush. Samuel Ten Eyck came from a prominent family in New York's Schoharie County. He left Schoharie in the early 1850s, went to California in search of gold, took part in the Fraser River Gold Rush in British Columbia of 1858-1859, and then arrived in Guaymas, Mexico in the spring of 1859. He apparently went to Sonora in anticipation of that state and the surrounding Mexican states of Chihuahua and Sinaloa being annexed to the United States. The Gadsen Purchase Treaty, ratified in 1854, brought a part of northern Sonora into the United States, and there appears to have been some agitation for the United States to take more territory in the region. Such a thing did not occur, and it is unknown for how long Ten Eyck stayed in Guaymas waiting for it to happen, or where his travels took him next. The letter begins by Ten Eyck asking Throop to make discreet inquiries to some of his friends as to why they have not corresponded with him. "I suppose you will be astonished to learn I am in this God-forsaken country. I must confess, I am astonished to find myself here, but here I am and what is still more pleasant, have a mighty fine prospect of, as it is termed in California, making my pile. I have been here but a month. On my arrival I found the country all excitement, and a revolution going on in the three states, 'Sonora, Chihuahua, Sinaloa,' they being, I think, the tail end of creation, but they are full of silver mines and in saying that I say all that can be said in their favour. The Mexicans are the most hostile people in the world and think no more of killing an American than of taking a drink and as this is the scene of Walker's exploits and also where the unfortunate H.A. Crabb & followers were massacred, I am obliged to keep a pretty sharp look out. The women, however, are very kind & affectionate, and in case of difficulty invariably give you a warning and find a place of concealment for you. At least I have found it so on two occasions. Guaymas, the seaport of Sonora & an old city, contains perhaps eight thousand inhabitants and being an earthquake country the houses are but one story high and mostly built of adoby [sic], which is the building material of mostly all houses in Mexico and on entering one is reminded more of a large brickyard than of a large city. I would not have come here but that the three states above named will without doubt be annexed to the U.S. - if so your humble servant is all right. I have had five years experience in California and any chance that may offer here I am on hand, in fact the pioneer." Ten Eyck also briefly describes his experiences in British Columbia during the recent Fraser River Gold Rush: "It is as hot as blazes [in Guaymas]. I feel it more perhaps than others just having come from a northern country, as the year past I have been at Vancouver's Island & British Columbia. You of course heard of the Fraser River excitement. I was almost the first of the many thousands that rushed to that cold country. It did not prove as profitable as was anticipated, still it paid me very well, as I was able after nine months hard work to leave with a five hundred more than I took with me." A very interesting important letter, with provocative views on Mexico and a bit of information on one American's experiences in the Fraser River Gold Rush. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
 14.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Edinburgh & London. . 1859 - 210pp. Contemporary three-quarter calf and cloth, leather label, raised bands. Bit rubbed, covers bit faded. Pencil corrections in the text, possibly by the author. A very good copy. The author was a captain in the Royal Navy. Osborn 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. CORDIER, BIBLIOTHECA JAPONICA 541.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
 15.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        City of San Francisco

      San Francisco 1859 - Eugene Camerer (1830-1898) &#147;City of San Francisco&#148; San Francisco: Kuchel and Dresel, 1859 Hand-colored lithograph 34&#148; x 46&#148; Eugene Camerer was a painter born in Germany in 1830. Camerer traveled to the United States in the 1840s, and traveled from New York to San Francisco in the early 1850s after the discovery of gold. After an unsuccessful attempt at mining, Camerer moved to Stockton and worked as a sign and portrait painter. Many of his views of California, including Stockton, Yosemite, Mt. Shasta, and this view of San Francisco, were lithographed by the Kuchel and Dresel company in San Francisco. In 1860, he returned to Germany, and worked as a painter, printmaker and art teacher until his death in 1898. This view of a fast growing city of San Francisco is presented from Telegraph Hill looking southward. Works by Camerer are held in the collections of the Oakland Museum, The Society of California Pioneers, the Haggin Museum (Stockton, CA) and the Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth, TX).

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
 16.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      1859 - [ENTOMOLOGY] ANNALES DE LA SOCIETE ENTOMOLOGIQUE DE FRANCE, INTERRUPTED RUN 1859 - 1920, BOUND VOLUMES AND ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. Societe Entomologique de France. Over 150 color plates, hundreds morte monochrome/tinted plates. Offered as a lot. 24 bound volumes, the rest in parts in original wrappers. Condition good to excellent. A few covers are detached or spines split in the paper issues, and spines of a few of the bound volumes are chipped (and backstrip is detached, 1859 volume). Very few plates are flawed: a few may have partial dampstaining. Overall the color plates are delicate and vivid, in excellent condition. As follows: Series 3, 1859-60, 2 volumes Series 4, 1861-67, 1869-70, 9 volumes Series 5, 1872-1879, 8 volumes Series 6, 1883-1890, 8 volumes 1891-1895, 1897- 1899, 1902-1903, 1906, 1909, 1913-1920 (LX - LXXXIX), 20 volumes (1895 vol LXIV lacks part 3). Complete list available upon request. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
 17.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Englische Geschichte, vornehmlich im sechszehnten und siebzehnten Jahrhundert, von Leopold Ranke. Band I-VII.

      - Berlin; Verlag von Duncker und Humblot, 1859-1868. First edition. (1, 1 blank), 606 + (5, 1 blank), 569 (1 blank) + (3, 1 blank), 584 + (5, 1 blank), 496 + (6, 2 blank), 604 + [vi], 582 + [vi], 153 (1 blank) & 199 (1 blank) & 193 (1 blank) pp. 7 volumes in contemporary full calf, spines in 6 gilt compartments, 2 labels in green and brown leather with gilt titles. Marbled edges and endpapers. Boards and boards edges ruled in gilt. Blind stamped owner signature on front free endpapers (Th. E. Petersen). Light foxing in margins of appr. 1/4 of the pages. Rubbed at extremities. The textblock in volume II is very slightly waved and a bit stiff, this caused by damp. A fine, attractive set of this scarce work. "Ranke [.] envisaged three distinct levels of historical concern. The first, 'the investigation of the particular, even of the single point,' evokes what historians today call micro-history. The second, which shows how the particular its part of a 'larger context', is also visible in present-day historiography. The third level, concerned with 'the great totality' - with 'comprehending the whole' - is hidden, but the idea of it is familiar to us: it is the idea of grand narrative; of a unified history of humankind." (Allen Megill in: Frank Ankersmit/Hans Kellner (Eds.): A new Philosophy of History, London 1995, pp. 157-158). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
 18.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        CRONICA DE LA GUERRA DE AFRICA. Ilustrada con láminas por D. JOSE VALLEJO

      - Madrid, Imp. V. Matute y B. Compagni, 1859, folio holandesa, 62 págs.+ 1 h.+269 págs.+ 1 h. + 40 láminas litográficas

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
 19.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Beglückwunschungs-Adresse der k. Stadt Znaim [zum "fünfzigjährigen Dienst-Jubiläum" Kempen von Fichtenstamms].

      Znaim, 1. V. 1859. - Dt., kalligraph. Handschrift in schwarz und gold auf Papier. (6) SS. auf 2 Doppelbögen, locker auf Seidenband geheftet und eingehängt in goldgepr. karminroter Samtmappe mit Goldfiletenauflage und weißem Moiréebezug an den Innendeckeln. Rote Seidenbindebänder. Folio. "Ein halbes Seculum ist an dem heutigen Tage in den Strom der Vergangenheit gesunken, an welchem Euer Excellenz die erste Stuffe in der gloreichen k. k. Armee betraten. Die ausgezeichneten und hervorragenden Eigenschaften, welche Euer Excellenz im Laufe dieser Fünfzig Jahre als Held und Staatsmann dem Vaterlande, und unserem angestammten Landesfürsten und Herrn in den schwierigsten Verhältnissen mit unermüdeten Eifer zum Opfer brachten, und die Euer Excellenz eine der höchsten militärischen und Civil- Staatswürden erreichen liessen, erschienen als Anerkennung der hohen Verdienste im schönsten Lichte [.] Erlauben daher Euer Excellenz, dass auch die Repraesentanz der aller Zeit getreuen k. Stadt Znaim, welche sich so vielfacher Beweise der huldvollen Berücksichtigung Euer Excellenz erfreut, ihre ungeheuchelten Glückwünsche zu dieser so seltenen Feier darbringet [.]". Unterzeichnet vom Bürgermeister von Znaim, Anton Glasner, den Stadträten, dem Sekretär und allen Ausschussmitgliedern. - J. F. Kempen von Fichtenstamm (1793-1863) war am 5. Mai 1809 als Fähnrich ins Infanterieregiment Graf Bellegarde Nr. 44 eingetreten. Als er 1836 zum Obersten befördert wurde, "steigerte die taktische Ausbildung seines Regiments zu einer solchen Höhe, daß dasselbe bald als Musterregiment in der Armee galt [.] 1848 commandirte er bei Beginn des ungarischen Feldzuges eine Division im Corps des Banus, machte die Erstürmung der St. Marxer-Linie und das Treffen bei Schwechat mit, wurde am 5. November zum Feldmarschalllieutenant befördert und übernahm das Districtscommando von Preßburg [.]. Ende 1849 wurde Kempen zur Organisirung der gesammten Landesgendarmerie berufen. Gleichzeitig [wurde er] zum Generalinspector der Gendarmerie ernannt, [wo] sich das oft dargethane Organisationstalent in derart eminenter Weise [bewährte], daß innerhalb denkbar geringster Zeit dieses ebenso wichtige als wohlthätige Institut, in allen Theilen gegliedert, seine Wirksamkeit in den Provinzen der Monarchie entfalten konnte. Seine Majestät der Kaiser lohnte diese ausgezeichneten Verdienste [.] durch die Verleihung der geheimen Rathswürde, 1852 durch den Orden der eisernen Krone I. Classe, welcher Verleihung statutenmäßig im J. 1854 die Erhebung in den Freiherrnstand folgte, und 1859 durch das Großkreuz des Leopold-Ordens. Kempen trat am 21. August 1859 als Feldzeugmeister in den Ruhestand. Aber auch auf anderen Gebieten als auf jenem seines ernsten Berufes begegnen wir dem erfolgreichen Wirken Kempen's. So verdankt die Neustädter Akademie seinen Bemühungen und Anregungen das im J. 1855 hergestellte Kinsky-Denkmal; Znaim und Iglau verdanken ihm die Errichtung humanistischer Wohlthätigkeitsanstalten, zweckmäßiger Bauten, freundlicher Anlagen und schöner Plätze; die Stadt Iglau errichtete ihm selbst ein Denkmal im Stadtparke; viele Städte wie Wien, Erlau, Debreczin verliehen ihm das Ehrenbürgerrecht" (ADB LI, 100f.). - Die Filetenauflage der Deckel an drei Stellen etwas abgeplatzt, das prachtvolle Dedikationsstück ansonsten tadellos erhalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 20.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Ex Typis Francisci Ferrante, Neapoli 1859 - RO40169537: 4 tomes d'env. 700 pages chacun et 1 tome de 369 pages. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Titre et tomaison dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Epidermures sur le dos du tome II. Editio Prima Neapolitana, Corrector Aliis et Auctior Multiplici Indice. Tripartitum Pluribus et Exquisitis Argumentis in Singula Evangelia Dominicarum, et Festorum Totius Anni, Instructum Omnibus Verbi Dei Ecclesiastis Utilissimum. Pars Prima, Dominicas Hyemales Complectens. Pars Secunda, Dominicas Aestivales Complectens. Pars Tertia, De Festis Sanctirum Totius Anni. Conciones Funebres et Nuptiales. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
 21.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Fine long Autograph Letter Signed in French with translation, to her governess Mme. Rollande ('Rollet'), (Maud Mary, 1843-1878, Princess, Daughter of Queen Victoria, wife of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse & mother of Alexandra Feodorovna Empress of Russia)

      1859 - sending her "A thousand thanks for the dear letter I received two or three days ago. I . never forget what I owe to you . my time has been very full getting ready for yesterday the 10th, dear Papa and Mama's wedding anniversary, and as three of us were away we tried to do all we could to make our dear Parents forget that some of us were absent. I made them a drawing to go with Schiller's fine piece 'The Bell' which I learnt . We also played a quintett together, Helena, Louise and myself on the piano, Arthur on the drum, and Leopold on the triangle . In the evening there was a big concert in St. George's Hall . I have not put your request myself to Grandmama", The Duchess of Kent, "as I do not believe she likes these questions coming from me, but if you write to Sir George Cowper I am sure she will be only too happy to do it . All my letters to you are written by me alone and I am sure I make plenty of mistakes, but I beg you not to let anyone see them. The Archbishop was here the day before yesterday and came to see us with Papa and the Dean, but I have not passed my examination probably not until we go back to London after our return from Osborne in March; I hope I will answer well but I am sure I will make a lot of mistakes. - We keep getting excellent news of our dear Vicky and her little son", the future Kaiser Wilhelm II, "As the post leaves for Rome tomorrow morning and as we can only write by messenger to Bertie", the Prince of Wales, who was visiting Italy and Spain, "once a fortnight and it is already late I will say goodbye with . a thousand affectionate wishes. Always your grateful and devoted pupil", 8 sides 8vo with embossed edges and a wavy frame of red and green, Windsor Castle, 11th February With Vicky married and Bertie away, organising family celebrations fell on Alice, now nearly 16. She nursed Prince Albert in his last illness, the soldiers in Germany in the wars of 1866 and 1870, and her own husband and daughters in 1878 before succumbing to diphtheria. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB]
 22.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes? Geographischer Anstalt über wichtige neue erforschungen auf dem Gesammtgebiete der Geographie. 1855 à 1896, 1898, 1899. 44 premières années.

      - Suppléments dans les volumes 1859 à 1877,(n° 1 à 52), suppléments n° 61 à 70 reliés en 1 volume séparé, l?année 1898 est en fascicules et le fascicule 8 manque.1855-1862 et l?année 1890, reliures en percaline de l?éditeur, encadrement à froid et titre doré sur le plat supérieur, titre doré au dos, année 1859, charnière et coiffe supérieurs abimés, année 1857, tache sur le plat supérieur. 1863 à 1880 reliés demi cuir, titre et ornementations dorés au dos, plats papier marbré, tranches marbrées, reliures de l?époque, année 1867 coiffe supérieure abimée, cuir frotté par endroit, 1881 à 1889, reliés demi toile brun clair, étiquette de titre au dos noir. 1891 à 1896, reliés demi toile, étiquette de titre manuscrite et étiquette de cotation au dos, cachet de bibliothèque à tous les volumes.Il manque une planche (pl.1.) dans le volume 1861, et une planche (pl.11), dans le volume 1872, dans celui de 1863 il y a une planche supplémentaire. Au total la série contient 943 planches, principalement des cartes géographiques.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
 23.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        The Nature-Printed British Sea-Weeds: A History, accompanied by Figures and Dissections, of the Algae of the British Isles (Four Volume Set)

      London: Bradbury and Evans. (1859-1860). First. First edition. Four volumes. Octavos. Four engraved additional titles each with a nature-printed vignette in color, 220 nature-printed plates in color, one hand-colored plate, and one plate in black and white. Complete. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt spines with raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved armorial bookplate of Jonathan Rashleigh of Menabilly on the front pastedowns. The joints have been professionally repaired, light scattered foxing (less than usual), very good. Volumes 1 and 2 are Signed and dated in pencil by American poet Edward Dahlberg on the front fly leaves (Dublin, 1964), with his very light scattered pencil annotations in the margins. A masterpiece of color printing, achieved by embedding the plant into lead plates which were subsequently inked and printed in one or more colors. A handsome set from the library at Menabilly, the Rashleigh family seat in Cornwall. The estate was restored by the author Daphne du Maurier, who lived there during the second world war. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 24.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Fastes Militaires des Indes-Orientales Néerlandaises. [PRESENTATION COPY TO MARÉCHAL COMTE RANDON, MARSHALL OF FRANCE.]

      Zalt-Bommel, Noman & Fils; Paris, Borrani 1859 - Crown quarto. Pp. (vi), iv, vii, (i), iv, (ii), 720, 40, 20, viii, ii. Half-title, title, dedication, preface, introduction. Plus extra title-page, richly illustrated with allegorical motifs, printed in tinted lithograph. Plus 2 handsome plates in tinted lithographs, depicting battle scenes, and 3 fine lithograph portraits, all with facing tissue guards. Plus one full-page lithograph ordnance map with additional colour added by contemporary hand. Plus 6 large folding lithograph maps, one with additional colours added by contemporary hand, representing troop positions, all bound at rear. With 2 engraved maps, printed in letterpress, to the text. Footnotes, appendices, bibliography, index. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half calf and pebbled cloth, spine richly decorated in gilt, cloth inner hinges, red ribbon signet; scattered foxing, corners rubbed, bumped. In about fine condition. Some leaves still unopened. A very handsome copy. ~ First edition. This copy is a Presentation Copy from the Author to Maréchal Comte Randon, Marshall of France. With an Autograph Letter, signed, hand-written in ink in a very neat hand by Gerlach, signed by himself and dated March 2, 1860, addressed to the Maréchal. It comprises a large leaf of paper folded into a four-page document (last page blank), with 47 lines of text, date, and signature. "I request Your Excellency to be willing to accept this copy of the Military annals of the Dutch East-Indies," Gerlach opens his letter, written in French. Expressing his appreciation to Randon's military achievements, he begs that the book will be presented to His Majesty the Emperor of the French, continuing, "Voilà monsieur le Maréchal ce qui me porte à vous offrir ce travail et à vous prier d'être mon interprète auprès de l'Auguste chef du peuple français pour que Sa Majesté daigne accepter un exemplaire de mon livre." The letter, in exceptionally fine condition though a bit foxed, is preserved in pH-balanced, acid-free archival paper. Jacques Louis César Alexandre, Maréchal Comte Randon, born 25 March, 1795 in Grenoble, died 16 January, 1871 in Geneva. A French general and statesman, Marshal of France during the Second Empire. Began his military career at an early age. In 1838 he was appointed Commander of the African Jagers, and fought for ten years against the Arabs, becoming in 1847 a Lieutenant General. In 1851 he became Governor-General of Algeria, a position he held until 1858. On 18 March, 1856 he became Marshal of France. From 1859 to 1867 he served as Minister of War. Retired from public life in 1870, and died a year later. The author, Abraham Jean Arnaud Gerlach, was born in 1871 in Groningen. He received his education at the Koninklijke Militaire Academie, graduating as Lieutenant of the Artillery. As Colonel he later had a long teaching career at the same academy, and contributed regularly to military studies and publications. He translated his "Fastes militaires des Indes." into Dutch, and published it in Zalt-Bommel and Paris in 1874-75 as the three-volume set "Neerlands heldenfeiten in Oost-Indië". He died in 1906. The importance of this work is remarkable: OCLC lists no less than 20 major North American libraries who keep a copy, including Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Washington, Princeton, and Columbia university libraries, as well as NYPL. A rare copy with fine provenance. [Descriptive text Copyright Librarium, The Hague]

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
 25.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Paris, Fimrin Didot, 1859.** - Relié, demi-maroquin (dos, coins), plats marbré, dos orné de fil. fleurisse doré et titre doré, dos à nerfs (4), dos jauni, 2 frontispices, page de garde marbré, 14,5x23cm, s.p. (+/-1026pp)(37), illustré n/b. Texte français/ italienne. Précédés d'un essai sur la gravure sur bois par Firmin Didot. Illustré avec 513 planches hors-texte de costumes. 2000 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

 26.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Habiti antichi e moderni di tutto il mondo.

      Firmin-Didot,, Paris, 1859 - Due volumi di cm. 22, pp. 9 + 513 tavole incise raffiguranti personaggi in costume + pp. 18 e 20 d'indici. Ogni tavola racchiusa da elegante cornice ed accompagnata da una pagina di testo con la spiegazione del soggetto. Solida ed elegante legatura di coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzati. Rade fioriture, ma ottima conservazione. Manca (come quasi sempre accade) l'allegato opuscolo sull'origine dell'incisione xilografica annunciato dal frontespizio. Bell'edizione ottocentesca di questa classica opera che illustra e descrive i costumi e gli abiti di tutti i popoli del mondo. Cfr. Colas II, 2980. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
 27.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Die vorzüglichsten Rüstungen und Waffen der k.k. Ambraser Sammlung in Original Photographien von Andreas Grull. . Mit historischem u. beschreibendem Text von Dr. Ed. Freih. v. Sacken. Bd. 1: Deutsche Fürsten und Herren; 88 S. Text mit 72 Salzpapierabzügen auf. Taf.; Bd. 2: Italiener, Spanier und einzelne Waffenstücke; 6 Bl., 69 S. Text mit 33 Salzpapier- und 23 Albuminabzügen auf Tafeln.

      Braumüller., Wien. 1859 - 2 Bände. Wien. Braumüller. 1859-62. 32 x 37 cm. Späteres Kunstleinen mit aufkaschiertem Originaltitel. Komplettes Ex. des außerordentlich seltenen Werkes. In gutem Zustand. Bei Band. 2 Text scheinbar in der Reihenfolge des Erscheinens und nicht nach Paginierung eingebunden. Eine der ersten österreichischen Buchpublikationen, die mittels Fotografien illustriert wurde. Andreas Groll gehört zu den Pionieren der Fotografie in Österreich. Komplettes Ex. des außerordentlich seltenen Werkes. In gutem Zustand. Bei Band. 2 Text scheinbar in der Reihenfolge des Erscheinens und nicht nach Paginierung eingebunden. Späteres Kunstleinen mit aufkaschiertem Originaltitel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löwenstein]
 28.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Adam Bede.

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood And Sons, 1859. - 3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 4 p.l., 325; 3 p.l., 374; 3 p.l., 333 + [12]ads. complete with half-titles. Untrimmed in original cloth, recased with new endpapers (extremities trifle frayed). First Edition of Eliot&#146;s first novel. Sadleir 812. Parrish p. 12. NCBEL III 900. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
 29.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Histoire générale des voyages

      Furne et Cie 1859 - 4 volumes grand in-8 relié demi chagrin roug, dos à nerfs, caissons, les deux premiers volumes contiennent le voyage autour du monde de Dumont-d'Urville. Le troisième Alcide d'Orbigny : voyage dans les deux Amériques. Puis un volume pour Eyriès et A Jacobs : voyage en Asie et en Afrique. [2]-XI-[1]-550-[1]; [2]-542-[1]; [2]-IV-614 et [2]-IV-692 pages, frontispices, illustré de hors-texte, cartes repliées ; rousseurs sur certaines des planches dépliantes, en début et fin d'ouvrage, intérieur frais, beaux exemplaires. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
 30.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      LACOMBE 1859 - R320009658: 576 + 608 + 644 + 608 + 623 pages - Plats intérieurs marbrés - TRanches rosés - 5 volumes illustrés chacun d'un frontispice . Héloïse - La Reine de Navarre - Louise Labé - Mademoiselle de Scudéri - Madame de la Fayette - Mademae de Villedieu - Mademoiselle Descartes - Madame d'Aulnoy - Madame Durand - Madame de Tencin - Mademoiselle de Lussan - Madame de Staal - Madame de Grafigny - Madame de Villeneuve etc. In-8 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 809-Histoire, littérature [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
 31.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Black and Armstrong nd circa 1850s 8vo Soft wrappered copy. pp. 554. Lacks front wrapper. Chipped and slightly creased back pages. Thomas Hardy&#39;s copy. Signed but partially erased. Signed again at end of Aeneid book two "T Hardy Octo 1859" Noted above in pencil "I have finished the 2nd book x" There are numerous pencil crosses throughout the first two books of the Aeneid and several pages in book one with pen and pencil annotation in Hardy&#39;s hand. Contained in a purpose made slip case with receipts and letters from the Hardy Scholar C.J.P Beatty. This copy was unknown for round 50 years. Virgils Aeneid influenced Hardy&#39;s Poetry and also his first novel Desperate remedies, a character is named Aeneas Marston.. This book belonged to Hardy when he was 19 years old. Millgate suggests that much of Hardy&#39;s annotation in the classic books is possibly later but it appears from this copy that Hardy was working through translating the Aeneid from latin at a fairly slow pace and as there is no annotation after Chapter 2 perhaps he found it too hard going

      [Bookseller: Boz Books]
 32.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Falconry: Its Claims, History, and Practice

      Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1859, 1859. Half-Leather. Used: Like New. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1859. 352 pp. Contemporary half leather over marbled boards. Shelf wear. Tobacco odor. A very nice copy of a rare title.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
 33.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Glaucus, or Wonders of the Shore

      Cambridge - Macmillan and Co., 1859 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Victorian work by Charles Kingsley on anemones and other creatures of the shoreline. Fourth edition corrected and enlarged, with coloured plates. The basis of this work was an article which appeared in the North British Review for November 1854. Condition: In a blue cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally, generally smart, though with just some slight wear to the extremities and some light rubbing. Front hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Ex-library bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are bright, and generally clean, though with some scattered patches of foxing and some handling marks. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 34.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


      - Barcelona: Imp. de Tomás Gorchs, 1859, 32x45, 2 tomos: I- XIX,430 págs. 7 láminas grabadas al acero incluyendo el frontis con el retrato de Cervantes. II- IX,469 págs. 7 láminas incluyendo el mapa del viaje de Don Quijote y sitios de sus aventuras. Todas pintadas por reconocidos artistas como Luis de Madrazo, B. Montañes, C. Lorenzale, Murillo, C. L. Ribera, M. Fluyxench, L. Ferrant, R. Marti. Grabadas a su vez por, P. Hortigosa, Estevanillo, A. Roca, A. Fatjó. Preciosa edición, de un gran valor artístico con magníficas letras capitulares con diferentes escenas, y dos grandes cabeceras al principio de cada uno de los tomos. Gran valor tipográfico, impreso en letras grandes en gran papel con amplios márgenes. Encuadernación sólida en holandesa de la época con la lomera en piel bien conservada, con nervios, hierros en lomera, puntas en pergamino, los planos en tela con alguna rozadura y manchita. (52258).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
 35.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Supplement to Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States and British Provinces of North America

      Stringer & Townsend, New York 1859 - Blind stamped red cloth with a magnificent gilt stamped depiction of fish in a stream. Gilt title to full length of spine. Soiling to the covers. Endpapers and paste downs are moderately foxed. Beautiful coloured tissue guarded frontispiece depicting 24 coloured flies ( index identifies all the flies) 1 small drawing, 3 tables describing depths, baits, tackle, weights, etc. 86 pages. Former owner signatures in pencil on the prelims. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
 36.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      1859 - [signed by Meredith] A History of Father and Son. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1859. Original blind-stamped greenish-brown cloth. First Edition of Meredith's first full-length novel (preceded only by a volume of verse and two single-volume burlesques). FEVEREL is the tough tale of a father's "system" of raising his son, developed not so much out of concern for his son as out of revenge for the wife who had left him. Meredith wrote FEVEREL during the stressful years of the disintegration of his own marriage to Mary Ellen Peacock (daughter of Thomas Love Peacock). In 1858, in fact, she had left him for another man, whose child she bore while still Meredith's legal wife (she died of renal dropsy in 1861).~FEVEREL was a complete failure upon publication. Periodical reviewers made such comments as "This 'Ordeal' is about as painful a book as any reader ever felt himself compelled to read through.", and suggested that proper matrons would be well-advised to avoid it. Complaints about the novel's "low ethical tone" prompted Mudie's Library to refuse to circulate the 300 copies it had bought, guaranteeing the book's demise (though FEVEREL's reception was much better in other countries); a second edition, revised, was not published until 1878.~This is a very good set. Most of the delicate (original pale yellow) endpapers are cracked, but the volumes remain tight; other than the endpapers, there is little wear other than minor wear at the extremities (one corner bears a discreet repair). We find FEVEREL to be quite scarce today, especially in original cloth: for an author's failed first novel that subsequently became his best-known work, one cannot expect much better condition than this. Housed in an open-backed cloth slipcase. Collie IIIa (citing primrose endpapers -- but every set we have had has had pale yellow endpapers); Sadleir 1701 (including Vol III ads dated July 1859, whereas this copy has no ads), and pp 380-381 (listing FEVEREL as fourth in Meredith scarcity and saying "Few Victorian fictions are more seldom seen than those numbered 1 to 4"); Carter BV pp 138-9 (binding "A", the primary one). Provenance (in addition to below): Michael Sadleir (bookplate in each volume); also, loosely inserted is the 1948 shipping label from B. H. Blackwell to the current owner of this set. Housed in an open-backed cloth case.~The front free endpaper of Vol I is SIGNED IN FULL BY GEORGE MEREDITH; just above his name is the additional name Alice Mary Gordon (this appears to be in his hand as well, but it is possible that name is in her own hand). Alice Brandreth first met Meredith in 1867, when she was thirteen -- visiting his home at Box Hill with her three-years-older cousin Jim Gordon, who was part of the Box Hill Gordon family (which later would introduce Robert Louis Stevenson to Meredith). She would marry Gordon ten years later, but by then she had come to know Meredith well -- so much so that she was the model for Cecilia Halkett in his novel BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER (1876), where Meredith describes her as~the handsomest girl, English style, of her time. One can't call her a girl, and it won't do to say Goddess, and queen and charmer are out of the question, though she's both, and angel into the bargain."~In 1919, as Lady Butcher, Alice would write MEMORIES OF GEORGE MEREDITH, which still today is highly regarded as a source book on Meredith's life. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
 37.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Mapa de la Republica de Nicaragua

      G. Kraetzer, New York 1859 - Three inset maps appear in the upper right of the map depicting various towns., Size : 575x735 (mm), 22.625x28.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, laid on acid free paper for long term preservation.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
 38.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        El ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de La Mancha, compuesto por. (Primera y Segunda parte)

      - [EDICION DE LUJO].- Barcelona: Imp. de Tomás Gorchs, Editor, 1859.- 2 VOLS. (XIX,430 p.; IX,469 p.): El tomo 1º con 7 láminas a pleno folio grabadas al acero, la primera de ellas in frontis con el retrato de Cervantes, y el Tomo 2º con 7 láminas a pleno folio grabadas al acero, la primera de ellas in frontis y la última con el mapa del viaje de D. Quijote y sitios de sus aventuras. Todas pintadas por reconocidos artistas como Luis de Madrazo, B. Montañes, C. Lorenzale, Murillo, C. L. Ribera, M. Fluyxench, L. Ferrant, R. Marti. Grabadas a su vez por, P. Hortigosa, Estevanillo, A. Roca, A. Fatjó. Preciosas letras capitulares grabadas en madera por Mullor, Estevanillo Branguli, Martínez, Carnicero, Moragas, Gironell, etc.: in Gran Folio (43 x 31,5 cm.); Esmerada impresión en letra grande y gran papel con amplios márgenes; Encuadernación artística en Plena Piel pasta antigua, ruedas doradas en ambas tapas o planos, lomo cuajado en oro con tejuelo rojo y 5 finos nervios y filetes dorados, cortes dorados con motivos florales, guardas en papel de aguas en tonos granates. Ejecutada magistramente por el encuadernador inglés "W. HELLER, bookbinder".- ESTADO: Tomo 1º. Encuadernación con pequeños roces restaurados y en la tapa anterior, junto al lomo, pequeña grieta en cabeza y pie, las dos últimas hojas con un mínimo ribete de humedad en el ángulo superior externo. Tomo 2º. Encuadernación con pequeños roces restaurados y en la tapa anterior, junto al lomo, pequeña grieta en cabeza, en la tapa posterior tiene un injerto de piel en el margen externo muy bien hecho, las 7 últimas hojas incluyendo el mapa e índices, tienen una mancha de humedad que empieza por la última y va en disminución hasta desaparecer. PERO EN CONJUNTO LA OBRA SE ENCUENTRA EN UN ESTADO EXCELENTE. Según D. Juan Suñe (Bib. Crítica de Ediciones del Quijote, 147), esta edición monumental, que honra a las prensas catalanas, la más suntuosa y la de mayor lujo de cuantas hasta entonces se habían publicado, impresa en magnífico papel, anchos márgenes y tipos hermosos y clarísimos, es de gran valor tipográfico y literario. Y segun D. Gabriel-Martín del Río y Rico (Catálogo Bibliográfico de las Sección de Carvantes de la Biblioteca Nacional, 150), la carta geográfica está delineada por D. M. A. Rodríguez, según las observaciones históricas de D. J. Antonio Pellicer. Por las láminas y la belleza de la parte tipográfica, es ésta una exquisita edición de lujo, avalorada, además, en su parte literaria por lo bien corregido y depurado de su texto. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
 39.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        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 ( 335 X 255 mm ) de 547 pages, demi-percaline vert sapin à la bradel, dos lisse 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, quelques très rares rousseurs en marge de certaines planches. Condition rare. Regionalisme provence faune oiseaux ornithologie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
 40.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        The Bertrams

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1859. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing bound in three-quarter blue leather with complementary blue boards, spines lined, lettered, and dated in gilt, boards lined in gilt, and the top edge of each closed page block gilded as well (some rubbing to the spine extremities and board corners, a touch of surface rubbing to Volume I&#39;s spine). Ranked by Sadleir as one of Trollope&#39;s scarcest works, surviving copies, when found, tend to turn up rebound, as is this copy. As Sadleir states: "This is a curiously uncommon book; and apart from its actual infrequency in any form it is particularly difficult to get in fine state, as the cloth dulled quickly and faded." According to Sadleir, the initial printing of the novel was "...not large, was clearly taken up quickly, and mainly by the libraries." As the novel did not sell well, and demand faded for it quickly, Sadleir believes that the publisher pulped its remaining three-volume quires to make way for a cheaper single-volume edition "...with the result that first editions of "The Bertrams" are extremely scarce, because the greater part of those produced were &#39;read to pieces&#39;...." and the remaining quires were, presumably, pulped. A Very Good copy of a scarce Trollope triple-decker novel.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
 41.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  

        1859 - 1860 HAMASAEF: The Hebrew Review and Magazine for Jewish Literature: The journal of Hebrew Enlightenment and the First Modern Hebrew Periodical

      London 1859 - On offer the famed HEBREW PERIODICAL: HAMASAEF: The Hebrew Review, and Magazine for Jewish Literature. HaMasaef was the journal of Hebrew Enlightenment and the First Modern Hebrew Periodical New Series; Vol. 1, No. 1 - 48. London, 1859-1860. (i.e., October 1859 to September 1860.) 8vo. An extended run of 48 numbered issues bound in one volume. Individual issues in VERY GOOD condition, original boards, loose and shaken, spine replaced with crude tape. VERY RARE. Copac records only the British Library copy which contains only the first 10 issues [Ref: "Hameasef Breakthrough in Hebrew Periodical Literature: the History, Way and Essence of the First Modern Hebrew Periodical," Hadoar, 79]. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
 42.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        The Life And Times Of Carey, Marshman And Ward. Embracing The History Of The Serampore Mission - In 2 volumes

      Longman, Brown, Green et al , London 1859 - Two volumes 8vo. Bound in the original brown cloth decorated in blind. the cloth is rubbed and a little worn - a good set of a fairly uncommon work. Volume 1. pp.xxvi, 511, publisher's catalogue 24pp. Volume 2. pp.xiii, Errata Slip for both volumes, 527.(1) Rev. Dr.William Carey (1761-1834) studied Greek, Latin and Hebrew under great privations; joined in forming a Baptist missionary society in Kettering in 1792; sent out as their first missionary to Bengal in 1794; superintendent of an indigo factory in the Malda district for five years; being prevented from forming a missionary society in British territory by the East India Company he and others established a mission in Serampore under the protection of the Danish Governor, Colonel Bie; there he translated the Bible into Bengali and printed it, and it was later translated into 26 other languages; Carey also published many dictionaries and grammars; edited the Ramayana and Roxburgh's Flora Medica. In 1801 he was appointed Professor of Sanskrit, Bengali and Mahratti at Fort William and in 1805 founded the Bow Bazar Mission Chapel in Calcutta; in 1807 he was made a DD by Brown University; d. Serampore June 9 1834. (2)Rev Joshua Marshman (1768-1837)apprenticed to a bookseller and read unceasingly; master of a Baptist school 1794-99; and then went out to the newly established Baptist mission in Bengal; he studied Chinese and devoted much time to native education; made a DD of Brown University 1811; in 1818 along with his son he issued the first Bengali weekly newspaper, the Samachar Darpan and built the Serampur College at a cost of £30,000. Besides Chinese he worked at Sanskrit and the Bengal vernaculars; d. Serampore Dec. 5, 1837. (3) Rev. William Ward (1769-1823). Apprenticed to a printer and later edited several English provincial newspapers; baptized in Hull 1796; sent to India in 1799 with Joshua Marshman; beside preaching, Ward oversaw printing and set the type for the translation of the New Testament into Bengali; he printed translations of the Scriptures in more than 20 languages; the press was burnt in 1812 but reestablished; died of cholera in Serampore March 7, 1823. Wrote " History, Literature and Mythology of the Hindus " (1811) a " Memoir of Krishna-Pal, the first Hindu Convert in Bengal " (1823). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA,PBFA]
 43.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Schrenzel, Lemburg [Lvov] Poland 1859 - On offer: two books by separate authors in one binding bound together. Both books deal with the Jewish laws of divorce. The first book is called Tiv Gittin - The Depth of Divorce (loosely translated), an important book used to this day by Rabbis who serve on Jewish courts and issue Jewish divorces. Research suggests the author is Hayyim Joseph Gottlieb of Stropkov [also known as the Stropkover Rov]. The 2nd book is called Yad Efrayim - The Hand of Ephrayim, authored by early 19th century, Galician Rabbi Efrayim Zalman Margolis. It lists every Hebrew name he could think of, and their accurate Hebrew spelling [a Jewish divorce must be written accurately and precisely on behalf of the parties involved. If their names are inaccurately spelled the divorce is problematic. There are many Jewish, Yiddish, German, Spanish, names whose Hebrew spelling is difficult to determine and hence the purpose of this book.] Covers are rough but overall G. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
 44.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes I-III. June 1859 to December 1860.

      Published By Bro. Henry George Warren, London 1859 - Volumes I and II are in good condition. Volume III is in fair condition only, with quite heavy old black mould stains to the rear endpaper and the margins of the lower corners of the final 27 leaves. The text is still complete and readable. Volume III also has dampstains and brown tide-marks to the lower quarter of the last 20 leaves, and damp stains and chipping to the marbled paper on the rear board. Volume III has the wrong title page, it has another copy of the title page that was issued for Volume II instead of the proper title page for Volume III. Volume I has damage to the blank margin of the frontis (a long tear with an old paper repair on verso). Quite heavy foxing to frontis of Volume I. Volumes I and II have heavy foxing to the endpapers. Volume I has two detached leaves, pp. 29-32. The leather spines to all volumes have moderate to quite heavy rubbing and scuffing. There is a 1 1/2" split at the top of the rear joint on Volume III, and a 3/4" split to the leather near the tail of the rear joint. The leather joints on Volumes I and II are in good condition with no tears or splits to the leather.; Three volumes. Half-calf and marbled papered boards. Page dimensions: 278 x 206mm. Volume I (New Series): viii, 512 pages + frontispiece. Volume II (New Series): viii, 512 pages. Volume III: viii, 512 pages.; 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
 45.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        The Nature-Printed British Sea-Weeds: A History, accompanied by Figures and Dissections, of the Algae of the British Isles (Four Volume Set)

      London: Bradbury and Evans. (1859-1860). First. First edition. Four volumes. Octavos. Four engraved additional titles each with a nature-printed vignette in color, 220 nature-printed plates in color, one hand-colored plate, and one plate in black and white. Complete. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt spines with raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved armorial bookplate of Jonathan Rashleigh of Menabilly on the front pastedowns. The joints have been professionally repaired, light scattered foxing (less than usual), very good. Volumes 1 and 2 are Signed and dated in pencil by American poet Edward Dahlberg on the front fly leaves (Dublin, 1964), with his very light scattered pencil annotations in the margins. A masterpiece of color printing, achieved by embedding the plant into lead plates which were subsequently inked and printed in one or more colors. A handsome set from the library at Menabilly, the Rashleigh family seat in Cornwall. The estate was restored by the author Daphne du Maurier, who lived there during the second world war. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 46.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     

Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.