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        Ahiman Rezon: Prepared Under The Direction of The Grand Lodge of Georgia

      Savannah: Grand Lodge of Georgia, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xiii, 404 pages, Illustrated. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt embossed symbol and blind stamped cloth on front cover. Gilt stamped title and decoration on spine. Illustrated with 33 numbered plates. Very light edge wear to cloth. Brown spot on lower foredge. A few tiny sopts on rear cover. A few spots on title page. Inscription on front free endpaper is Constantine Chapter No. 4 Macon, Geo Jan 1860.

      [Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA]
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        Kaplica Potockich, widok od strony wejscia z bocznej poludniowej nawy na sciany: poludniowa i zachodnia].

      - Typ: rycina; Haslo: Krakow-Wawel; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo malopolskie (krakowskie); Sygnatura: Rycina sygnowana na plycie: "FS".; Technika: Chromolitografia na kartonie; Format: 222x308 (tablica 359x549).; Pochodzenie: Z: Ludwik Letowski: Katedra krakowska na Wawelu. Krakow. Nakladem litografii "Czasu" 1859 (ryciny odbijane w Brukseli), tabl. po s.32.; Inf o autorze: F. Stroobant (14.06.1819 Bruksela-1.06.1916 Bruksela) wziety belgijski malarz krajobrazu i architektury, ilustrator, rysownik i grafik (litograf i akwaforcista), zalozyciel i dyrektor akademii rysunku i malarstwa w Molenbeeck-St.-Jean, widoki z Krakowa sporzadzil z natury w latach 1857-1858 w akwareli, litografowal je potem w Brukseli, zob. Th. B. t.32 s.206.; Literatura: Jerzy Banach: Krakow malowniczy. O albumach z widokami miasta w XIX wieku. Krakow Wyd. Literackie 1980, ss.120-136; Jerzy Banach: Ikonografia Wawelu. T.1-2. Krakow Panstwowe Zbiory Sztuki na Wawelu 1977 t.1 s.34 i in., opis i il. ryciny t.2 ss.140-141.; Uwagi: Zachowana cala tablica. Chromolitografia pochodzi z tablic, ktore sprzedawano luzem. Przyjeto tytul ryciny wg: Jerzy Banach: Ikonografia Wawelu. T.1-2. Krakow Panstwowe Zbiory Sztuki na Wawelu 1977 t.1 s.34 i in., opis i ilustracja ryciny t.2 ss.140-141.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura katedry koscioly, architektura detale architektoniczne wnetrza / Architektur Kathedralen/Kathedrale Kirchen/Kirche, Architektur architektonische Details/architektonisches Detail nnere/Inneres / architecture cathedrals/cathedral churches/church, architecture architectural details/architectural detail interiors/interior / Chromolithographie / chromo-lithography; Chromolitografia w ladnym stanie, bardzo nieznacznie zabrudzone marginesy tablicy.

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        Log of the Proceedings of the HMS Mersey, 40 Guns, Captain J. Caldwell, C.B

      “Commencing 21 April 1859, ending 23 March 1861. Kept by Naval Cadet Crawford Caffin...” This journal sees Caffin through his tour on the "Mersey,” at that time the largest auxiliary steam frigate in the Royal Navy, on to the “Victory,” the “Fisgard,” the “Wanderer,” the “Eimouth,” and the “Doris” - all frigates, most of them touring the Mediterranean. Typical of its era, this log features over 1000 precise entries, two hand drawn charts and seven pencil recognition views of views of ships. Nearly all the British journal keepers in the Royal navy were excellent draftsmen, probably because mechanical drawing was a required course. Caffin’s charts and views are smartly done. VG in quarter leather over boards.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        "[Manuscript in Japanese and English:] National school series. The school primer, or, the child's eibst stebs [sic] in reading and spelling, dbsignbd [sic] as introductory to Parker's school readers. [With:] Sargents Standard school primer..."

      "n.p., n.d. [but Japan". after 1859. "2 volumes in 1, oblong 8vo, approx. 198 french-fold pages sewn in the Japanese manner in contemporary and almost certainly original brown paper wrappers; minor working and wear, but in all a very good and striking example of a Japanese student's workbook for the attainment of English& & The book has apparently been copied from American primers published by A. S. Barnes in New York in 1857, and Sargent's School Primer, Boston, 1859; both contain a variety of reading and spelling lessons ""especially adapted to the capacity and taste of young children. It is hoped that it will proved [sic] valuable introduction to the national series of school readers prepared by Richard G. Parker.""& & Both Parker's and Sargent's primers were available in bi-lingual editions in the Japanese market. Might this be the manuscript from which a printer might have used to publish the Japanese editions?& & Throughout, the English text, which has been carefully written in ink, is often translated interlinearly in red ink with Japanese characters creating an attractive visual appearance on the page. Included are 3 pages of alphabets, simple sentences, often in rhyme (""A cart for me / to ride and see / A ship at sea / with you and me.""& & An interesting and instructive look at how the Japanese learned English in the generation following Admiral Perry's opening of Japan."

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        LOS VALENCIANOS PINTADOS POR SI MISMOS. Obra de interes y lujo.

      - Imp. de La Regeneración Tipográfica. Valencia. 1859. 396pp. Il. B/N. Falta un pedazo en la anteportadilla. 22 x 16 cm. Enc. holandesa piel rozada. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Complete Guide to Spinning & Trolling Shewing How & Where to Take Pike & Jack, with Instructions in the Art of Spinning for Trout & Perch, By Otter. Written from Actual Experience and Embellished with Numerous Illustrations

      London: Alfred & Son. Very Good. 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Publisher's dark green tectured cloth, gilt title running full length of spine, all edges tinted, 75p., illustrated, two pages of publisher's ads. **With the armorial bookplate of William Keale Heseltine. .

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        The GIPSY FARMER; or, Jack and Jack's Brother. A Drama, in Two Acts

      London:: Thomas Hailes Lacy, 89, Strand.. (n. d.).. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-1/4". 36 pp. With leaf bound-in after p. 2 providing cast for "performance at the Queens Theatre Edinburgh on Monday, 5th Sept, 1859".. Modern brown quarter calf over marbled paper boards. Black leather author & title labels to spine ["Oliver Twist" "Dickens"]. Volume with 17 August 1921 Maggs Brothers receipt tipped-in to volume's front eps.. Binding - Fine. Text - VG+.. The 4th title in a sammelband volume including 16 other 19th C. dramatic works. Price is for the entire volume of 17 titles.

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        Diccionario da Linguagem das Flores

      Imprensa Nacional, Lisboa 1859 - Imprensa Nacional, Lisboa, 1859. De 236 + indice. 32 estampas.20,5cm. Ilust. Enc. Ôrnado com Estampas contendo todas as Flores e Plantas empregadas na mesma Linguagem. Primeira edição, sem capas de brochura. Com dedicatória de El-Rei D.Luis. Raro. Encadernação inteira de pele francesa azul, casas fechadas, dourado por folhas com seixas trabalhadas. Good copy. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquário do Chiado]
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        The ARTFUL DODGE. A Farce in One Act

      London:: Thomas Hailes Lacy, 89, Strand.. (n. d.).. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-1/4". Ca 1850s (cf. NCBEL III, 1145). 23, [1] pp. With paper leaf bound-in after p. 2 providing cast headed by the note, "As performed at the Queens Theatre Edinburgh on Oct. 17th 1859". Last page a publisher advert.. Modern brown quarter calf over marbled paper boards. Black leather author & title labels to spine ["Oliver Twist" "Dickens"]. Volume with 17 August 1921 Maggs Brothers receipt tipped-in to volume's front eps.. Binding - Fine. Text - VG+.. The author's first work, and the 17th title in a sammelband volume including 16 other 19th C. dramatic works. Price is for the entire volume of 17 titles.

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        Poems

      London: Smith, Elder and Co. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards marked and bumped. Spine ends rubbed and spine darkened. Inner hinges cracked but binding intact. Previous owner's dedication (1859) on fep. Minor marking and browning within. Errata slip present. 1846. First Edition, second issue. Green hardback cloth cover. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). iv, 165pp. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        NEGROES FOR SALE [caption title]

      Lewisburg, Tn: Southern Messenger Print, March 28, 1859.. Broadside, 12 x 17 inches. Old fold lines. Repaired with tissue at folds on verso. Lightly foxed. Some splitting at folds, repaired with tissue, minor losses at fold corners. About very good. A rare slave sale broadside for a sale in Lewisburg, Tennessee, a town directly south of Nashville, about half way to the Georgia border. The broadside continues: "By virtue of a decree in Chancery Court at Lewisburg at its February Term 1859, in there case of Moses Thompson et als vs Allen McDaniel et als; I will on the 4th day of April next, (being County Court day) at the Court House door in Lewisburg sell a negro woman and her two children, sold as belonging, to the estate of Francis McDaniel. Full particulars made known on the day of sale." Terms are provided below, offering credit "except 35 or 40 Dollars to be paid in cash." By their very nature, slave sale broadsides are ephemeral and thus scarce - such pieces were hung in public places and then torn down and discarded when the sale was over. Not in Hummel, and evidently unrecorded.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        An OLD OFFENDER. A Comic Drama in Two Acts

      London:: Thomas Hailes Lacy, 89, Strand.. (n. d.).. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-1/4". 40 pp. With pale pink paper leaf bound-in after p. 2 providing cast headed by the note, "First performed at the Queens Theatre Edinburgh, Septemr 6th, 1859".. Modern brown quarter calf over marbled paper boards. Black leather author & title labels to spine ["Oliver Twist" "Dickens"]. Volume with 17 August 1921 Maggs Brothers receipt tipped-in to volume's front eps.. Binding - Fine. Text - VG+.. The 16th title in a sammelband volume including 16 other 19th C. dramatic works. Price is for the entire volume of 17 titles.

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        Holsteen & Lauenborg. 1 lithogr. Titel, 21 Textblätter und 16 (von 30) teils getönte, (4 kolor.) Lithographien von A. Nay bei Baerentzen. Kopenhagen, 1859. Je ca. 20 x 28 cm. Lose in Hldr.-Mappe (bestoßen).

      Enthalten sind folgende Lithographien: Heiligenstedten, Hessenstein, Itzehoe, Böschhaus, Neustadt, Büchen, Mölln, Büsum zur Zeit der Flut, Büsum zur Zeit der Ebbe, Bordesholm, Neumühlen, Rastorfer Mühle, Blomenburg, Gremsmühlen, Ahrensburg und Warverort.- Teils leichte Einrisse am weißen Außenrand, vereinzelt stockfleckig oder mit Knickspuren.

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        The Story of New Zealand; Past and Present – Savage and Civilised

      John Murray, London 1859 - 2 Vols, pp.ix,331; vii,368, 18 plates Maps Plans Bibliography, Index. Original blindstamped cloth. Thomson was surgeon with the 58th Regiment in New Zealand and is regarded as our first historian. Contains the first bibliography of New Zealand works, an excellent well written work. This rare re-issue includes a supplement of Land Regulations of the Province of Auckland and a flyer offering free Emigration to Auckand NZ With "Free Grants of Land" [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        POEMS

      London: Edward Moxon & Co. 1859 - Unstated second edition, 21.5 x 15cm (4to), sumptuously bound in dark green & brown morocco w/elaborate tooled black & gilt decorations & title to covers & spine, 5 raised bands, silk ribbon marker, a.e.g., gilt tooled turn-ins, marbled ep.s, [i-v] vi-xiii [xiv-xvi], [1] 2-375 [376] cardstock pp. w/tissue-guarded frontis portrait medallion by Thomas Woolner & 54 wood engravings by the Dalziels, W.J. Linton, etc. after D.G. Rossetti, J.E. Millais, W. Holman Hunt, etc. Printed by Bradbury & Evans, London. With the armorial bookplate (Spem Sequimur) of Richard G. Ellison to fr. pastedown, & small bookseller's embossed stamp (Hale & Roworth, Manchester) to fr. ep. Binding Good (joints & hinges cracked, & extremities bumped & worn); contents Very Good (1st & final leaves moderately foxed w/only occas. lt. foxing elsewhere). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel de conchyliologie et de paleontologie conchyliologique.

      Subject: (Malacologia). Paris, 1859/1862, due vol. in uno, 8vo bella leg. in m.pelle ep. con angoli rinf. pp. VII-508 + 327 con 4943 belle inc. n.t. (79 delle quali finemente colorate)

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        The West Indies and the Spanish Main

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1859 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The West Indies and the Spanish Main is a travel book by Anthony Trollope. Illustrated with a fold out colour map of the West Indies and the Spanish Main to frontispiece. First edition. Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Shaded by his literary success, his travel works are well informed and this is the first and rarest of them. Bound as expected without the publisher's adverts. Condition: Rebound in quarter morocco with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, smart but with minor wear to extremities and occasional marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional spots andhandling marks the odd slight tidemark andthe odd slight closed tear. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Mélange économique : recueil d'articles et d'ouvrages économiques sur le statut des sociétés et les opérations de bourse publiés entre 1859 et 1862.

      Paris, multiples 1859 - in-8° relié, demi-chagrin de l'époque titre gravé, dos à 4 nerfs, 410 pages. Sommaire : --- Pétition au sénat. Projet de réforme de la loi du 17 juillet 1856 sur les sociétés en commandite par actions précédé d'une préface par M. J. GOIN. Paris, Paul Dupont, 1861. 28 pages. --- Cour de cassation. Audience de rentrée du 4 novembre 1861. Discours prononcé par M. A. BLANCHE, avocat-général. De la loi commerciale; Paris, Cosse, 1861. 67 pages. --- Étude sur la réforme de la législation commerciale: sociétés. Paris, Dans les Bureaux du conseiller, 1862. 80 pages --- Une réforme de législation commerciale. Les transactions financières. Extrait de la revue des deux mondes, juin 1862. Paris, Claye, 1862. 16 pages --- Le discours de M. Blanche, les agents de change et les jeux de bourse. Du droit de s'associer pour l'exploitation des charges d'agent de change. Etat de la jurisprudence. Paris, au bureau du conseiller, gazette des chemins de fer, 1862. Extraits du journal financier et politique "le conseiller, gazette des chemins de fer" no des 22 et 29 juin 1860, 16 et 23 novembre et 21 décembre 1861, 11 janvier 1862. 54 pages. --- Pétition au Sénat pour modifier et régulariser l'autorisation de négocier en France les titres des sociétés étrangères, adressée le 14 janvier 1862, par M. SOURIGUES. Paris, Castel, 1862. 15 pages. --- Le devoir des agents de change et la compagnie du chemin de fer de Barcelone à Saragosse, par M. SOURIGUES. Paris, Imprimerie centrale des chemins de fer de Napoléon Chaix, 1861. 16 pages. --- Le traité de commerce et le libre échange par Aimé BOUTAREL. Paris, Guillaumin, 1862. 30 pages. --- Influence du traité de commerce avec l'Angleterre sur l'industrie nationale et sur le travail. Lettre à un industriel de l'Aube, par Auguste CASIMIR-PÉRIER. Troyes : impr. de Dufour-Bouquot, 1862. 16 pages. Fils du "grand" Casimir Périer, ayant fait ses études à Grenoble, Auguste-Victor-Laurent Périer dit Casimir-Périer (1811-1876), député de l'Aube à l'Assemblée législative, fut un des opposants au coup d'Etat de décembre 1851. Incarcéré quelques jours au Mont-Valérien, il fut ensuite rendu à la vie privée, mais chercha à retrouver un rôle politique. Conseiller général de l'Aube en 1861, il chercha donc à reconquérir un siège de député. Naturellement, il fut en butte à toutes les manoeuvres gouvernementales et préfectorales (le préfet de l'Isère fit une vigoureuse campagne en faveur de son concurrent). Il dut attendre la fin du Second Empire et les élections de 1871 pour être enfin pourvu d'un siège : il choisit l'Aube. --- Les Deux propriétaires, dialogue en vers par Auguste GALIMARD. Paris, Dentu, 1859. 47 pages. --- Rapport fait au nom de la commission chargée d'examiner le projet de loi portant modification des articles 74, 75 et 90 du code du commerce, par M. LARRABURE, député au corps législatif. Corps Legislatif no 188, session 1862. Paris, imprimerie du corps législatif, Poupart-Davil, 1862. 40 pages. Raymond Larrabure fit son droit à Paris, fut reçu avocat et dirigea des sociétés industrielles. Le 13 mai 1849, il fut élu député des Basses-Pyrénées. Le 25 octobre 1857, « candidat officiel », il fut élu dans la 2ème circonscription des Basses-Pyrénées (Orthez et Oloron) député au Corps législatif. Il prit part à de nombreuses discussions, intervint dans l'examen du budget et se plaignit en 1860 de l'insuffisance des attributions financières du Corps législatif. Il fut réélu le 1er juin 1863 dans la même circonscription. Rapporteur de la commission de l'emprunt de 300 millions de 1864, il signala l'aggravation constante de la dette publique. Il se présenta dans la 1ère circonscription des Basses-Pyrénées (Pau), vacante, et fut élu le 4 novembre 1865. La même année, il devint maire de Pau. La chute de l'Empire le rendit à la vie privée. Il se retira dans son château d'Argagnon, qu'il avait acquis en 1845. Sources : Dictionnaire des Parlementaires Français (1789-1889) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Acadia; or, A Month with the Blue Noses

      New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859 - With the Anderson auction bookplate of the sale of the Library of Mark Twain, signed by Albert Bigelow Paine. A fine association copy, linking the name of Twain with that of one of America's most popular humourists of his day, F.S. Cozzens, author of THE SPARROWGRASS PAPERS (1856) (CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE) First edition. 8vo. 2 engraved frontispieces. 329 pp. Original brown cloth; spine ends slightly frayed, but sound. With a bookplate on the lower pastedown, inscribed "From Samuel L. Clemens' personal library I Alan Gribben I Austin, Texas 1890;" and with the monogrammed bookplate of William Inglis Morse and his blind stamp on flyleaf. Gribben, I, p. 162; BAL 4001 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. [Founder's Medal. London, presented 23 May 1859]. (THE GOLD MEDAL OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY PRESENTED TO BURTON ON HIS RETURN FROM TANGANYIKA.)

      London: Royal Geographical Society, 1859. Unique. , The gold medal, housed in the original folding case, lined with velvet as issued. In excellent condition and housed in the original folding box. A SUPERB AND IMPORTANT BURTON ITEM. The Circular Medal (diameter 2.14 in., 54.mm) designed by William Wyon, struck in .9122 (22 karat) gold, 118.44 grams, the obverse displaying the bare head of William IV facing right lettered W Wyon on the bust and Gulielmus iiii D:g: Britanniarum rex mdcccxxx. around and Fundator. Below, the reverse displaying Britannia standing by a sextant and a globe, facing left with a wreath in her right hand outstretched and a map in left lettered Ob terras reclusas. round and W. Wyon. Ara and mint1830[?] below, also lettered Royal Geographical Society of London. in exergue; engraved Capt. Richard F. Burton. 1859. around the edge, pierced at 12:00 probably for suspension. Original(?) maroon leather folding-case, brass clasp, lined with satin and silk. Modern red cloth folding case, black lettering-piece gilt. THE GOLD MEDAL OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, PRESENTED TO BURTON ON HIS RETURN FROM TANGANYIKA TWELVE DAYS BEHIND SPEKE. The Gold Medals (Founder’s and Patron’s Medals) originated as an annual gift of fifty guineas from King WilliamIV. It was awarded for the first time in 1831, for the encouragement and promotion of geographical science and discovery. RGS records Burton being awarded the medal “for his various exploratory enterprises, and especially for his perilous expedition with Captain. J. H. Speke to the great lakes in Eastern Africa.” It was awarded to him by the President of the society with the following words: — “The Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society has been adjudicated to Captain R. F. Burton, of the Bombay Army, who has explored a vast region of Eastern and Central Africa never before traversed by any geographer; and for the discovery of the great internal lake of Tanganyika-- the more northern lake of Nyanza being discovered by his coadjutor, Captain Spoke. Captain Burton is well known for his most interesting journey, under the auspices of this Society, as an Afghan pilgrim, to the Holy places in Arabia in the autumn of 1853, as recorded in our Journal, vols. xxrv. and xxv., and in the popular account of it published by himself. These volumes showed Captain Burton to be an accomplished Orientalist, and admirably fitted for a traveller among the difficulties of Eastern countries. In the ensuing year he volunteered to explore Eastern Africa from Berbera to Zanzibar, accompanied by Lieutenant Stroyan and Lieutenant Speke, the latter of whom had been for several years collecting the fauna of Little Tibet and the Hiraglaya Mountains. In a preliminary journey, Captain Burton, alone, succeeded in reaching and describing Harar, never before visited by Europeans.” Captain Burton replied:— " Mr. President, —I thank you, Sir, most sincerely for this honour, and for the kind and flattering expressions by which you have enhanced its value. Allow me, at the same time, to embrace the opportunity of expressing my gratitude to this powerful and influential Society for the favours of past years. When comparatively unknown I was enabled, by the generous support of the Royal Geographical Society, to enter upon the field of Arabian exploration. At a subsequent period their interest forwarded me into the Somali country ; and, on the present occasion, to them—and to them only—do I ascribe the success which has attended my last expedition. This valuable gift will remain with me a lasting memorial of my debt of gratitude. "You have alluded, Sir, to the success of the last expedition. Justice compels me to state the circumstances under which it attained that success. To Captain J. H. Spoke are due those geographical results to which you have alluded in such flattering terms. Whilst I undertook the history and ethnography, the languages and the peculiarities of the people, to Captain Spoke fell the arduous task of delineating an exact topography, and of laying down our positions by astronomical observations—a labour to which at times even the undaunted Livingstone found himself unequal. I conclude with the warmest wishes for the prosperity of the Royal Geographical Society, and with expressing my desire that we may have a further opportunity of prosecuting our labours in this good cause." References: RGS Journal 29 (1859) xcvii; RGS Proceedings 3 (1858-59) 217-19, 348-58. Brodie 177-68.

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        A Tale of Two Cities

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1859. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (211 × 134 mm). Early-20th century tan calf by Tout, spine elaborately gilt in compartments with floral tools, brown morocco labels, marbled endpapers, triple-line rules and floral cornerpieces to boards, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece and half title, 14 plates. Occasional spotting to contents. An excellent copy. First edition in book form, second issue, the list of contents without signature "b" and with page 213 correctly numbered 113. A very handsomely bound copy.

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        The Museum of Natural History.

      - With introductory essay on the natural history of the primval world. Being a popular account of the Structure, Habits, and Classification of . The Animal Kingdom: Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Shells, and Insects, including the insects destructive to agriculture. I-II. William Mackenzie, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London no date. (?). 4:o. Illustrations in the text. Engraved title, (2),vi,48 pp. + 11 plates + engraved title, 447 pages + 65 (34 + 31) plates of which 20 are coloured;engraved title, (2),405,(3) pp. + 69 (8 + 4 + 17 + 11 + 2 + 11 + 4 + 6 + 2 + 2 + 2) plates of which 4 are coloured,xxxviii pp. + 3 plates. Worn contemporary half calf with gold-decorated spine. Slight damage upper part of the front board of vol. II. Spot on lower joint volume II. Owner s signature and owner s stamp. 27 x 20 cm.*Was issued in parts 1859-62.[#26523]

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        Manuel de conchyliologie et de paleontologie conchyliologique.

      Subject: (Malacologia). Paris, 1859/1862, due vol. in-8 bella leg. in m.pelle ep. (un p? stinta al dorso) pp. VII-508 + 327 con 4943 belle inc. n.t. (79 delle quali finemente colorate): bellissima opera in grande legatura.

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        On Liberty

      London: John W. Parker and Son,, 1859. Octavo (195 × 120 mm). Original vertical grain 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, terracotta endpapers, edges uncut. Minor rubbing, cloth just splitting at foot of back joint, spine lightly faded, with one or two marks. A hint of spotting to title and a few other leaves, a near-fine copy. 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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        Opera ad parisiensem fabrotianam editionem diligentissime exacta auctiora atque emendatiora in tomos X distibuta. Editio altera pratensis.

      Prati, Ex. Giachetti - Pomba 1859/1871 9 volumi In-8, mezza pelle con titolo in oro. Insignificante menda ad un piatto, usuale brunitura al tomo 8. Opera completa in nove volumi, il nono è l'indice.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Baduel]
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        The Writings

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. , 1859-1900. 33 volumes, octavo (191 × 129 mm). Finely bound in publisher's half morocco, marbled linen sides, title and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, silk ribbon markers, and gilt to top page edge. Hand coloured steel engraved frontispieces to each volume. Spines uniformly and gently toned, a few volumes with slight soiling to outer boards, select volumes with mild rubbing to corners, internal contents fresh, an excellent set. Author's autograph edition. Limited to 63 signed and numbered sets, this being number 48, with a manuscript page bound into one volume. This set with a page from chapter 3 of "Oak Openings". The finest edition of Cooper's writings available.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tarantella di Antonio Gasbaroni.

      Subject: (Brigantaggio). Manoscritto del 1859, 26 marzo, in-4 legatura ottocentesca in mezzo marocchino con angoli (realizzata da Riviere). Ritratto di Gasbaroni a penna, colorato all'acquerello, su foglio applicato all'antiporta. Poema manoscritto in italiano, di 20 pagine, dedicato al celebre brigante di Sonnino. Ex libris inglese al primo piatto. Interessantissimo.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Dittatura Farini. Decreti 1859/60.

      Subject: (Risorgimento). Volume in-8 ril. m.pelle coeva, pp. nn. (oltre 300 c.a) contenente tutti (oltre 40) i Decreti ufficiali del Governatorato Farini sulle Provincie Modenesi e Parmensi relativi alla transizione verso il Regno d'Italia. Alcuni anche relativi alle altre zone emiliano/romagnole cos? come delimitazioni delle frontiere con Austria e Francia, il passaggio a quest'ultima di Nizza e Savoia, ecc. Assolutamente eccezionale ensemble di documenti ufficiali.

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        Report of Commission appointed by the Governor-in-Chief to inquire into the Loss of the "Admella;" together

      Adelaide,: W.C.Cox, Government printer, 1859.. Foolscap folio, 36, [iv] pp., last blank, large folding map; wrappers thumbed, some browning of the map, overall very good condition. Uncommon: official report of the Commission tasked to investigate the appalling loss of the steamship Admella off the coast of South Australia in 1859.The tragedy marks a nadir in Australian maritime history: 'In terms of human suffering, the wreck of the steamship Admella is ranked by historians as one of the worst in human history' writes Jack Loney in his sweeping account of the appalling disaster which claimed 89 lives from a total of 113 passengers and crew. An unusually violent ocean limited the efforts of rescuers, and the 24 survivors owed their lives to the grim heroism of local fisherman and sailors (some of whom drowned in the attempt).This report of the Commission, printed for the benefit of Parliament and other interested parties, collects a wide variety of first hand testimonials from the survivors their rescuers. Of special interest is the large folding map showing the courses steered by the Admella up to the time of her wreckage, and also the track of the Bombay and the Havilah from Melbourne, two vessels nearby at the time the shipwreck.

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        LES MERVEILLES DE LA SCIENCE

      1859. Good. FIGUIER, Louis. LES MERVEILLES DE LA SCIENCE; Ou, Description Populaire des Inventions Modernes. Paris: Furne, Jouvet Et Cie, [1859]. In French. 752 pages. The first 188 pages are devoted to photography while the following 20 focus on stereoscopy. The text is thoroughly illustrated with 612 engravings and diagrams. Small 4to., (purple) marbled paper sides backed in purple calf, all edges speckled. Volume is rubbed and edgeworn, especially at the bottom-edge where there is a short closed tear to the heel and the board paper is worn. Outer fore-corners are bumped. Attractively set two-column text shows some foxing throughout. Good plus.

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        Manuel theorique et pratique de photographie sur collodie et sur albumine.

      Subject: (Fotografia). Paris, Lab?, 1859, 8vo m.tela coeva (piatti con tracce d'uso) titolo al dorso, pp. 302 con 39 fig. n.t. e due tav. f.t. (una di un positivo al carbone, su cartoncino). Dedica autografa frmata dell'A. al frontespizio.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Gran dizionario piemontese-italiano.

      Utet 1859 In-4. pp XVI, 1237, legatura recente in mezza pelle con titolo in oro.

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        MARIAN ELWOOD OR HOW GIRLS LIVE, by one of themselves.

      E. DUNIGAN & BROTHER, (JAMES B. KIRKER), BROADWAY 1859 - Libro en buen estado, aunque con algunos roces, algunas páginas con algunas leves manchas, con firma del anterior propietario, encuadernado en tela (fue vuelto a reencuadernar por lo que no se conservan sus cubiertas originales). Probablemente este ejemplar puede que pertenezca a la primera edición de esta novela, cuya autora, Sarah M. Browson (1839-1876), fue una polígrafa y publicista católica. 360 páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Dickens]
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        HUNTED DOWN: A Story. With Some Account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner.

      John Camden Hotten, (n d), London: - Building vignette to front wrapper. 'Hunted Down' first appeared in 1859, in the NY Ledger, written by Dickens for the princely sum of £1000 as offered by the newspaper's publisher, Robert Bonner. This the first separate UK publication. 'Hunted Down' the 4th Queen's Quorum title [1860]. Bookplate. Minor wear. A VG+ copy. Early 20th C. red full sheep (color touch-up along joints); gilt spine lettering. Marbled eps. Original green wrappers bound in (front wrapper with paper repair to vertical crack along gutter). 16mo. 6-3/8" x 4". 1st UK book edition (Eckel, p. 199). Circa 1870. [2], 89, [1] pp. 17 pp publisher catalogue, dated 1871, at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        THE GENERA AND SPECIES OF BRITISH BUTTERFLIES. Described and arranged according to the system now adopted in the British Museum - AND - THE GENERA OF BRITISH MOTHS.

      London. Paul Jerrard & Son. no date but 1859 - 2 volumes, tall octavo 10 1/2 x 7 inches, original publisher's pictorial cloth gilt, a bit rubbed. First work - Butterflies, hand coloured engraved title and 32 FINE HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPH PLATES OF BUTTERFLIES in decorative settings to show their typical habitats, with accompanying leaves of text. Second work- Moths, 2 volumes in one, with the rare second title, illustrated with 62 FINE HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHS OF MOTHS also in settings of plants and foliage. Thus in total - ONE HAND COLOURED TITLE AND 94 HAND COLOURED PLATES. The bindings are a little rubbed and both volumes are loose in gutta percha - these bindings were amongst the first to use glue to hold the books together thus with time they invariably become loose. However the plates and text and extremely bright and clean and complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        The Illustrated History of The British Empire in India and The East, from the Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859

      London: James S. Virtue,, [c.1859]. Illustrated with steel engravings and maps. In two volumes. 2 volumes, quarto (250 × 165 mm). Contemporary blue half calf, red morocco label, decoration to bands, cloth boards, marbled endpapers and edges. Portrait frontispieces, vignette title pages, colour maps and mezzotint plates. Some occasional light foxing, boards a little marked, corners slightly bumped, an excellent copy. First edition of this substantial and well illustrated history of the British empire in India and the East.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Science and Art of Chess

      New York, C. Scribner; London, S. Low, Son & Co. 1859 - Description: xiv, [15]-281 p. Illus. 19 cm. Subjects: Chess. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 281 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        All the Year Round

      - London - Chapman and Hall, 1859 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An uncommon uniiformly bound set of the Victorian periodical All the Year Round. All the Year Round was a British weekly literary magazine founded and owned by Charles Dickens, published between 1859 and 1895 throughout the United Kingdom. Edited by Dickens, it was the direct successor to his previous publication Household Words, abandoned due to differences with his former publisher. All the Year Round contained the same mixture of fiction and non-fiction as Household Words but with a greater emphasis on literary matters and less on journalism. Nearly 11 per cent of the non-fiction articles in All the Year Round dealt with some aspect of international affairs or cultures. Old tales of crime (especially with a French or Italian setting), new developments in science (including the theories of Charles Darwin), lives and struggles of inventors, tales of exploration and adventure in distant parts, and examples of self-help among humble folk, are among the topics which found a ready welcome from Dickens. These 9 volumes are from the First Series, which spanned fromVol. 1 (30 April 1859) to Vol. 20 (28 November 1868). Each volume was 26 numbers, or half a year,long. Each volume features serialisations of works of fiction, with Dicken's A Tale of Two Cities being in volumes I and II, his Great Expectations in volume IV with the second half absent, as stated below. Other serialisations include Wilkie Collin's The Woman in White and Bulwer-Lytton's A Strange Story. Each even numbered volume also the contains the extra Christmas number to the rear. 9 volumes of 10 with the fifth volume (V) absent. All volumes are first edition. Condition: Uniformly bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Externally, rather rubbed to boards with some light wear to spines and other extremities. Corners bumped. Some loss to backstrip of volume II. Front hinge of volume II strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright throughout with only the very occasional spot or handlingmark. Neat ink inscription to front pastedown of each volume. Overall: GOOD with VERY GOOD INDEED interiors..

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        LIFE, SCENERY, AND CUSTOMS IN SIERRA LEONE AND THE GAMBIA (2 volumes)

      Richard Bentley, London 1859 - pp. vol. 1: xii, 321; vol. 2: xi, (1), 287; original yellow end papers with adverts; binder's label to rear end paper (Josiah Westley, London). Tinted lithographic frontispiece plates to both volumes, with original tissue guards. Original blue cloth bindings with elaborate decoration to the spines, blind stamped decoration to the boards; very good and bright with a little gentle wear only, cloth to vol. II very slighty nicked to the head of the spine, gilt bright, Contents good and tight, foxing to frontispiece plates with a little transfer to tissue guards and title pages, otherwise minimal spotting; previous owners' signature to the blank recto of the frontispiece plate, end papers slightly worn at hinges but binding remains firm, front paste-downs lightly marked/scuffed from an earlier bookplate. A very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LOE BOOKS]
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        LES MERVEILLES DE LA SCIENCE

      1859. Good. FIGUIER, Louis. LES MERVEILLES DE LA SCIENCE; Ou, Description Populaire des Inventions Modernes. Paris: Furne, Jouvet Et Cie, [1859]. In French. 752 pages. The first 188 pages are devoted to photography while the following 20 focus on stereoscopy. The text is thoroughly illustrated with 612 engravings and diagrams. Small 4to., (purple) marbled paper sides backed in purple calf, all edges speckled. Volume is rubbed and edgeworn, especially at the bottom-edge where there is a short closed tear to the heel and the board paper is worn. Outer fore-corners are bumped. Attractively set two-column text shows some foxing throughout. Good plus.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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