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        A Tale Of Two Cities

      Chapman & Hall,, London: 1859 - First Issue Professionally re-backed preserving much of the original back strip and the blind embossed, red cloth covered boards with new end sheets. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches. Overall in very good plus condition with slight foxing to the engraved title pages. Page 243/244 has a 1 1/2" closed tear at the lower edge which has been repaired. The plate facing page 72 has been professionally reattached; however, its extreme lower edge is soiled. The top edge of the text block is soiled. 254 pages of text followed by the publisher's Catalogue of Books 32 pages dated November, 1859. With 14 plates and the frontispiece and the vignette titlepage by H. K. Browne ['Phiz']. The list of plates shows the signature letter "b", the page number error on 213 is present as is the misspelling of "affectionately" on page 134, line 12, all of which evidence this copy as a first issue. (Eckel p.86, Podeschi, A143; Smith 13) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An extensive collection of 21 reports and other papers.

      Truro Heard and Sons Boscawen Street. - 1868 1859 - All 8vo. (or folded to 8vo.), various paginations, all complete including 14 plates (5 folding), 2 whole-page illustrations, and occasional text figures, from the contemporary library of Clement Le Neve Foster F.R.S.> with his ownership signature on front pastedown and with the later rubber stamps of the Le Neve Foster library at the Royal School of Mines.> The reports bound together at the time in a single 8vo. volume in morocco-backed marbled boards, spine gilt and lettered. In very good state of preservation. A complete set of 21 reports and related papers from the first decade of the life of this Miners' Association. The Miners' Association was founded in 1858 by Robert Hunt F.R.S. and the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. It was formed to create a body that would discuss, develop, address the needs and represent the hard rock mining industry in the south-west of England. Within the first year of existence the Association adopted the title of The Miners' Association of Cornwall and Devon in order also to represent the same industry in Devon. Within the first year of the Association's existence it set about trying to address the need for improved skills and education within the mining community. among the notable members of the Association in its formative years were Dr. Clement Le Neve Foster (Assistant Secretary), Joseph Henry Collins (Lecturer and Assistant Secretary from 1868), and Robert Hunt F.R.S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The West Indies and the Spanish Main.

      London: Chapman and Hall 1859 - Octavo (21 x 12.5cm), iv, 395pp., Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece map. Contemporary green hard-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges Fine example, pleasantly bound, of the first edition of this account of Jamaica in 1860. Sadleir 9. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TWO JOURNEYS TO JAPAN 1856-7.

      - London 1859, Newby. Green blind stamped cloth, gold decorat- ions, 2 vols., 340+300p.,2 hand-colored frontispieces,in all 8 hand colored illustrations by author, very clean & sharp copy, original publisher's cloth. VERY RARE ! FIRST EDITION Rare primary account of a British sloop of war. On their second voyage they were allowed ashore in Japan. A most detailed primary account of Shimoda, what they saw, who they met, and their impressions of the people and land. He and a few other passengers stayed about two weeks in Shimoda. Afterwards the crew and passengers visited Hokkaido, Nagasaki and Okinawa. At each place the crew and passengers left the ship to explore the cities, their people, culture and customs. Excellent essays cover the multitude of unusual things observed and recorded in this work. Both the Japanese and the "foreigners" were equally curious and impressed with each other. Reactions were similar and a lot of fun was had by all ! * Such copious and detailed accounts of this early period are very sparse and few found. An excellent primary resource. ALWAYS RARE ! *** THE EIGHT HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES: See images of these posted to our website. . The author drew and hand-colored the eight plates in this fascinating work. All plates are present and accounted for per the list of binding directions below. . All illustrations are lithographs, some are hand-colored, all drawn by the author who was a decent artist. . Vol. 1: Volume 1 has a "Directions to the binder for placing the illustrations, and a list with page numbers. There are two errors in that list. First Governor of Hakodadi [sic Hakodate] is not at page 166 per the list, but at page 165. Second, the Japanese Funereal Procession is not in volume 1, but in volume two at page 252. . a. A SCENE OFF SIMODA [sic Shimoda]. This dramatic view shows a group of three large sea-going Japanese junks in the ocean. . b. A STREET IN SIMODA [sic Shimoda]. This shows the main street with building lining both sides, with a group of horses carrying cargo, while a group of people look on, a dog and a small child who is in the wooden bathtub. . c. THE GOVERNOR OF HAKODADI [sic Hakodate] & SUITE WHILE WITNESSING THE WRESTLING MATCH. This shows a nice posed portrait of the governor in his Hakama & Haori [formal dress consisting of a Jacket and pants], with two retainers and a guard behind them. A stunning work ! . d. THEATRICALS AT NAGASAKI. This shows a lively scene of three Japanese wearing performing costumes. The first in red with a drum looks like an ogre, second in white is a dog or wolf, the third is a kind of Foo-dog in green face & cape, beating a large drum. . Vol. 2: a. Frontispiece: MY NAGASAKI FRIENDS. This most likely shows the Shogun of Choshu or Satsuma and his consort in elaborate official court Kimono . b. A BUDDHIST TEMPLE AT NAGASAKI. This shows the large temple and associated buildings. . c. JAPANESE FUNERAL PROCESSION NAGASAKI. This shows a procession of musicians leading the way, followed by a palanquin carried by four carriers, followed by a large group of mourners *** WHO WAS THE AUTHOR: Kinahan Cornwallis [born 1839; died 1917] was a British civil servant, poet, writer, world traveler, and Lawyer. . Kinahan Cornwallis was born in London, and attended school in Liverpool. He studied for the ministry and medicine before entering the British Colonial Civil Service. While in the civil service, Cornwallis spent two years in Melbourne, Australia. He also traveled over the years to the Philippines, Singapore, Ceylon, Egypt, Japan, Africa, South America, Canada, and the United States. . In 1860, Cornwallis joined the staff of the New York Herald. He worked for the Herald for about nine years. After leaving the Herald, Cornwallis became editor and owner of the Knickerbocker Magazine and the Albion. In 1886, he assumed control of the Wall Street Daily Investigator. During this time, Cornwallis was also engaged in the practice of law. . He was the author of seve

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        The English Cookery Book: Uniting A Good Style with Economy, and Adapted to all persons in Every Clime; Containing many Unpublished Receipts in Daily Use by Private Families, Collected by a Committee of Ladies, and Edited by J.H. Walsh

      London: G. Routledge & Co, 1859. Small octavo, 375 pages. Second printing of this collection, drawn in great part from the editor's earlier work, Domestic Economy (1857). Compiled from the home recipe collections of the contributors. Internally near fine, in very good gold stamped green cloth boards, with one-half red calf spine, titled and decorated in gilt, and with five raised bands. The spine has been professionally and attractively rebacked, and a fragment of the original spine pasted in to the rear paste down. Quite attractive overall.

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        [GOLD RUSH] Never too late to mend!

      Part Ist. The Grove Farm, at Farnborough ... The Emigrant. Part 2 Mr Merton's Cottage. Part 3. The Log Hut in Australia ... Tom Robinson, a Ticket-of-Leave man ... Black Jem and Red Ned, Bushrangers ... The Inundation in the Wilds of Australia and the Discovery of Gold ... Part 4. Bar Parlour, at the King's Head, Newborough ... The Return. The Robbery and Restitution. Playbill, single sheet (740 x 245 mm), lithograph printed on thin paper, advertising a performance at the Queen's Theatre, Hull, on Tuesday, September 20th, 1859, horizontal fold across centre, in fine condition. The English dramatist and novelist Charles Reade wrote several successful plays in the 1850s. Never too late to mend (1856) was his first novel, and was based on his play Gold (1853), which was set on the Australian goldfields. Never too late to mend is an attack on the harsh and abusive English prison system. This playbill is for an early dramatic adaptation of Reade's novel. The National Library of Australia holds a copy of a playbill for a performance at the Theatre Royal, Birmingham, on Thursday, November 3, 1859 - a mere two weeks after this performance at Hull's Queen's Theatre. Two playbills from much later productions are also held in Australian collections: the State Library of Victoria holds a playbill from a production at the Adelphi Theatre, London (1881); and the National Library of Australia holds a playbill from a production at the Theatre Royal and Opera House, Brighton (1883).

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        Episodios de la guerra de Africa

      First edition, the best artistic and visual record of the Spanish-Moroccan War of 1859, a.k.a. the War of Africa; the armed conflict (1859-1860) began as a boundary issue in the Spanish city of Ceuta, and ended up being fought in the north of Morocco against the Sultan´s army, coming to an end with the Spanish victory at Tetuan and Morocco´s sue for peace, one of the single most significant victories obtained by the Spanish armed forces in the 19th century. During the conflict, the siege and bombing of Tetuan was arguably the most significant event. The plates represent a striking visual record of the battles, skirmishes, military camps, naval engagements, the battle of Vad-Ras, the entry of the Spanish troops to Tetuan, Overall the album is the effort of several artists and lithographers, amongst them Mugica, Urrabieta, Zarza, Villegas (the most romantic ones), and Blanco; the lithography is due mostly to Donon, however several were made by Gonzalez. The album is astonishingly rare: only two copies are recorded in Worldcat, one in the United States (Brown University, with 24 plates) and one in Spain (Biblioteca Nacional de España, with 21 plates). The collation of this album comprises the title page in two states -instead of one- and 28 -instead of 24 or 21- full-page plates. Palau 80213 (collating only 24 plates).

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        107th U.S. Colored Troops Archive of White Officer Charles B. Safford

      1859 - Archive of letters from and to Charles B. Safford, written from 1859-1866, including 51 letters from Safford to his wife Clara between June 1862 and October 1866, detailing his enlistment, experiences in camp in the western theater, his wounding and convalescence in army hospitals, his commission as a captain in the U.S.C.T., and his experiences in Virginia after the war in mustering soldiers out, participating in courts martial, and leading a company of African-American troops. Also included are 2 letters from Edward P. Safford, Charles' brother and fellow soldier, to Clara; 11 letters from Clara to Charles, all from 1865; and 8 letters from his mother and other relatives in Massachusetts to Charles in 1865. Notable as well is the response to Clara Safford's February 1865 letter to Abraham Lincoln, requesting her husband's discharge. The army denied the request in April 1865. Postwar letters include 39 love letters from Thomas Brooks to Clara Safford from 1870-1871, shortly before he became her second husband; 11 letters from Mary L. Estabrook, Clara's former mother-in-law, to Clara and her grandson, 1870-1876, and assorted other family letters. The collection also includes a 1/9 plate ambrotype, two cdvs (possibly of Clara), and two mounted photos, c. 1885 of two men. "Things are getting along here pretty nicely since the President's Proclamation declaring all slaves free after the first of January 1863. The niggers are leaving quite fast and it does make their owners so mad. There is nothing scarcely that pleases me so well as to see how awful ugly it makes them feel to see their darkies toddle."A substantial and well written collection during and around the Civil War from an Illinois soldier and later officer of the active 107th U.S. Colored Troops Infantry. Despite the racist language, Safford was strongly anti-slavery and volunteered to lead colored troops. Excerpts [Additional excerpts available on request]:Unless otherwise noted, these excerpts are written by Charles B. Safford.Gallatin, Tenn., February 22, 1863. "Today is Washington's birthday and they are firing cannon at a great rate from the fort."Gallatin, Tenn., April 5, 1863. "Now I guess you made a mistake, think you must have meant to say that you would not live with me if I deserted. The deserters who have returned have been tried and their sentence is to be put on hard labor on the fort for 30 days and 4 months pay to be taken from them but some deserters in Indiana troops are served worse than that, whose sentence was to be branded on the right cheek with the letter D, their head shaved, and in this predicament to be drummed through the camps of the whole division bare-headed."Gallatin Tenn., April 24, 1863. "Things are getting along here pretty nicely since the President's Proclamation declaring all slaves free after the first of January 1863. The niggers are leaving quite fast and it does make their owners so mad. There is nothing scarcely that pleases me so well as to see how awful ugly it makes them feel to see their darkies toddle. For instance there is a man down here by the Cumberland by the name of Pat Anderson who owns about a hundred slaves and half a dozen sections of land who always told his slaves to leave if they wanted to, but they knew that the first one who did would be shot. Well one day a company of our soldiers came along and the Captain went up to Pat and told him to call up his niggers, so they came up and the Captain told them not to be afraid but if they wanted to be free to say so, if not they could stay. So Pat spoke up to the first one an old man and said 'Well Jake you dont want to leave, your old master do you.' The colored gentleman just turned his back on his master, and they all voted to leave at once, and did leave taking all the mules and horses on the place and before they started they burnt about three miles of his rail fence. If you could be here and know how how mean and ugly the Se. (See website for full description)

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        Ceylon An Account Of the Island Physical, Historical, And Topographical With Notices Of Its Natural History, Antiquities And Productions. The original cloth in excellent condition.

      Longman, Green, Longman, And Roberts, London 1859 - Two substantial octavo volumes bound in the original green cloth with fine gilt blockwork of an elephant in the forest on the upper covers. There is slight marking and some corners are a little bruised but the cloth is exceptional. Internally, there is sporadic light foxing and a little glue has been off-set from a previous owner's bookplate onto the original brick-red leading endpapers; one gathering in the first volume stands a little proud. xxxvi, 619; publisher's catalogue 24pp.; xvi, 660pp. Complete with all maps, charts, plans and wood-engravings. Tennent produced the most exhaustive work on Ceylon of the nineteenth century and his knowledge of elephants was considerable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        To China and back: being a diary kept out and home.

      London Published for the Author and to be had from Chapman & Hall n.d 1859 - Second [?] edition. Enlarged. 8vo., iv, 72 pp., 16 pages at end, Inscribed presentation copy original pictorial wrappers printed in red and blue, ads to inside covers, lighlty soiled, an excellent example. Inscribed to the eminent China explorer, Robert Fortune. This edition contains an appendix not present in the first edition, which has a section called Tea Leaves (in fact random recollections of the journey) which would no doubt have amused Robert Fortune, who travelled extensively in, and wrote about, the tea regions of India and China. Albert Smith was well known for his amusing lectures at the Egyptian Hall, the most famous of which were those on Mont Blanc. Smith died in 1860 and this rare publication was his last. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Landschaft mit Titisee im Schwarzwald. Signiert links unten mit "H.Hofmann".

      Format: 55 x 64 cm. Gerahmt in zeitgenössischem vergoldetem Stuckrahmen. *Das beliebte Motiv des Titisee aus halber Höhe mit Bergen im Hintergrund. Der Kunstmaler Heinrich Hoffmann (geb. 30. August 1859 in Cassel gest. 23. Januar 1933 in Heidelberg) signierte sowohl mit "H.Hoffmann" als auch mit "H.Hofmann". - Hoffmann begann seine künstlerische Ausbildung als Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie. Dort studierte er Bildhauerei und Malerei, ab Oktober 1880 studierte er an der Berliner Kunstakademie bei den Professoren Otto Knille und Fritz Schaper. Darüber hinaus war er Mitglied der deutschen Malerkolonie Willingshausen in der Schwalm. Nach Abschluß seiner Ausbildung 1888 zog er nach Heidelberg, wo er Aquarelle, Ölgemälde und Zeichnungen Heidelberger Landschaften und Gebäude anfertigte sowie zahlreiche Schwarzwaldlandschaften. Eine große Zahl seiner Schwarzwaldmotive wurden um 1920 auf Ansichtkarten gedruckt, wodurch er seinerzeit einen großen Bekanntheitsgrad erreichte. - Thieme-Becker 17, S. 261. - Gut erhalten.

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        Personal Narrative of Military Travel and Adventure in Turkey and Persia comprising a brief sketch of the chequered life of the author

      First edition. Small 8vo. Original rust blind-stamped & gilt cloth, signature clipped from top edge of half-title, else fine. xvi, 303pp. Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black,

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        Historia de Belgrano

      Imprenta de Mayo, Buenos Aires 1859 - "Primera edición de la Historia de Belgrano por Mitre".En 8º.Encuadernación original en medio cuero, con nervios, escudo boliviano dorado en ambos planos. 2 tomos. Borde superior de la portada reemplazado. Primera edición independiente de esta obra fundamental para el estudio de la Historia Argentina. 2vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) varias pp páginas [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miréio pouémo prouvençau. (Avec la traduction littérale en regard).

      Avignon, J. Roumanille, 1859, plein maroquin XXe, dos orné, dentelle dorée intérieure, tête dorée (Albert Guetant), plat sup. de la couv. cons. (roussi). -Rousseurs claires éparses. -Les 18 derniers feuillets ont été remontés. - in-8 de (4)-515-(1) pp. ; Edition originale.Précieux exemplaire, dans lequel on a relié en tête 4 ff. manuscrits du Félibre et érudit, Adolphe Michel, de Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.Les deux documents manuscrits (une lettre et une note) sont d'un grand intérêt pour l'histoire de la renommée naissante de Frédéric Mistral. La lettre datée du 11 mars 1859, est adressée à Henri d'Audigier, chroniqueur au journal La Patrie.Adolphe Michel est un Félibre dont on a dit "[qu'il] fut,[.] par sa maîtrise, son énergie et son entrain, l'âme de la Félibrée". (Revue du Félibrige, cité par René Jouveau, in Histoire du Félibrige). Il est aussi l'auteur du premier livret d'opéra tiré du Miréio de Mistral, avant Carré.Henri d'Audigier (1828-1872), d'une ancienne famille de Bourg-Saint-Andéol, ancien élève de l'École Normale, journaliste, professeur, influent critique littéraire du journal La Patrie, publia l'un des premiers articles sur Mireille et ce, avant Lamartine.Dans sa lettre, datée du 11 mars 1859, Adolphe Michel sollicite de Henri d'Audigier l'insertion dans le journal La Patrie d'un article qu'il a rédigé à la louange de l'œuvre de Frédéric Mistral : c'est le contenu de la note manuscrite, datée, elle, du 10 mars 1859.La critique de d'Audigier dans La Patrie ne parut que le 16 mars 1859. On peut légitimement supposer que celle-ci fut, au moins pour partie, la conséquence du courrier d'Adolphe Michel.

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        The Platonic Dialogues.

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co.,, 1859-60-61. For English readers. 3 volumes, octavo. Original pebbled red cloth, spines lettered in gilt, front boards with embossed image of Socrates in gilt and decorative frame stamped in blind, grey endpapers. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper, binder's tickets to rear pastedown of vols. I and III, a few light pencil annotations throughout. Spines sunned and rolled, a few splits to joints of vol. I spine, wear to extremities, hinges slightly cracked, some small tears and a little creasing to edges, fore edge of vol. III U2-U3 a little trimmed, a good set. First edition of this important set of translations of Plato by Cambridge polymath William Whewell. At the time of his death Whewell (1794-1866) was recognised across Europe as the leading authority on the history of science, and he had published several important works on philosophy, mathematics, cosmology, and ethics. "He combined this study of the physical sciences with publications on education, moral philosophy, and other subjects in a manner that astonished his contemporaries. He did this at a time when intellectual activity was becoming more specialized - a phenomenon that Whewell recognized in his own philosophy of knowledge. Today we are able to see that his achievement was one of the last of its kind" (ODNB).

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        The Platonic Dialogues. For English readers.

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1859-60-61 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original pebbled red cloth, spines lettered in gilt, front boards with embossed image of Socrates in gilt and decorative frame stamped in blind, grey endpapers. Spines sunned and rolled, a few splits to joints of vol. I spine, wear to extremities, hinges slightly cracked, some small tears and a little creasing to edges, fore edge of vol. III U2-U3 a little trimmed, a good set. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper, binder's tickets to rear pastedown of vols. I and III, a few light pencil annotations throughout. First edition of this important set of translations of Plato by Cambridge polymath William Whewell. At the time of his death Whewell (1794-1866) was recognised across Europe as the leading authority on the history of science, and he had published several important works on philosophy, mathematics, cosmology, and ethics. "He combined this study of the physical sciences with publications on education, moral philosophy, and other subjects in a manner that astonished his contemporaries. He did this at a time when intellectual activity was becoming more specialized - a phenomenon that Whewell recognized in his own philosophy of knowledge. Today we are able to see that his achievement was one of the last of its kind" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Calliano.

      Zamarski-Dittmarsch e Co., Vienna. Litografia di dimensioni 16,5x25 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Veduta di Calliano, luogo strategico che fu teatro di numerose battaglie (la più nota nel 1487 vide sconfitto dai trentini il veneto Roberto di Sanseverino). La veduta si trova probabilmente in "Zur Erinnerung an die Eröffnung der Eisenbahnstrecke von Verona nach Bozen im Jahre 1859", volume che celebra l'inaugurazione della linea ferroviaria tra Verona e Bolzano. Sullo sfondo a sx. si nota a fatica il treno. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Il Trentino-Alto Adige: immagini dal passato" di Brunamaria Dal Lago Veneri e Arnaldo Loner, scheda n. 98.

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        Trento e suoi contorni: guida del viaggiatore.

      Seiser, Trento, 1859. 139, [3] p., [15] c. di tav. (2 ripieg.), [1] c. topogr. ripieg., 16 cm, cart. coevo con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Esemplare discreto, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo, gora d'acqua che interessa tutta la pubblicazione, ex libris, piccoli difetti al dorso. Famosa e rinomata opera che contiene quindici stupende litografie di Basilio Armani di cui due di grande formato e più volte ripiegate. In antiporta pianta della città, segue il panorama della città con la veduta della nuova ferrovia da poco realizzata con parte dei lavori ancora in atto, veduta del Duomo animata, S. Maria, il Castello del Buonconsiglio, palazzo Tabarelli, palazzo Galasso, S. Apollinare, il convento dei Francescani, Fontanasanta, il ponte Ludovico, il lago di Caldonazzo, Castel Toblino, ecc. Legatura coeva.

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        Unpunished Cruelties of the High Seas A Letter to Samuel Whitbread Esq MP by A Liverpool Merchant

      First Edition. 8vo (185 x 115mm). 15pp. A very good copy. Green pebbled cloth, covers and spine lettered in gilt (a little rubbed at the edges). London: James Ridgway,

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        A Journal kept in Turkey and Greece in the Autumn of 1857 and the Beginning of 1858.

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1859. 8vo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; pp. xiv + 372 + [4, advertisements], 22, advertisements; 2 double-page maps, 2 colour lithographs with hand-colouring; binding a little marked and, apart from very light toning, a good, clean copy in the rarely seen publisher's binding. First edition of a scarce title.. Senior, an eminent economist, held the first chair of political economy at Oxford (1825). His stay in Therapia, the Troad, Smyrna and Athens during 1857 and 1858 allowed him to assess the political affairs of Turkey and Greece: 'We have had to take part in them, we may have to do so again, and every one must be anxious that our conduct should be governed by as much knowledge as can be obtained' (Preface). A very insightful book about social and economic developments on the shores of the Eastern Mediterranean, including observations on the situation of the Jews. This is Senior's last book to be published during his lifetime. Atabey 1120. Blackmer 1525.

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

      - London 1859, Smith. Red pictorial cloth, gold stamped, all edge gilt, 414p., 10 litho plates, 5 maps, some folding,very solid, bright copy, a bit of foxing, else clean, 14 x 22 cm. complete as issued, original cloth. FIRST & ONLY EDITION The author traveled by ship to the Far East during a crucial time in the years 1854, 1855 and 1856 to various parts of the coast of China, since the opening of Japan. He went to do commerce. He traveled in and around the possessions of Russia, the River Amoor, Siberia and Tartary, Japan Islands, Kamtschatka and adjacent areas. An excellent early primary source based on the author's journals and diaries. * Fascinating reading, with excellent maps and charts, complete as issued. The frontispiece is a tinted lithograph. Useful detailed descriptions of China and Japan written just after the opening Japan. Experiences on the H.M.S. Barracouta a paddle sloop, of the Royal Navy. Tronson was the surgeon. The H.M.S. Barracouta participated during the Second Opium War in 1856. *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: H. Cordier: Japonica 543 * H. Cordier: Cordier, Sinica, III, col. 2124 1859 * TAYLOR, Louise M. comp.:CATALOG OF BOOKS ON CHINA IN THE ESSEX INSTITUTE. p.45. *

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

      - Edinburgh [1859], Blackwood. FIRST EDITION. Original blue blind-stamped cloth, 2 vols., 492+496p., 20 colored chromo- lithograhs, 50 woodcuts, 5 folding maps, spine vol.1 head & tail wear,vol.2. spine head/tail damaged, should be rebound. A major primary resource and a famous book by a British diplomat. The primary account of British incursion into China and the hostilities at Canton, special mission, arrival at Singapore & Johore, arrival at Hong Kong, trip up the Canton river. * The condition of India, residence at Hong Kong, trip up the river Macao, voyage to Philippines. Lawless proceedings in the Canton river, bombardment, Peking, diplomacy, Amoy, arrival at Shanghai, Soo-chow. Imperial grand canal, his residence at Shanghai, departure for Ningpo, joss-house. The Roman Catholic mission, British graveyard, John Bowring's visit to Peiho. Insolence of the mob at Keying. Forcible entry to Tientsin and hostile crowds. * Duplicity of Commissioners, arrival of the Emperor's assent. First view of Japan, Deshima, Nagasaki, persecution of Christians, invasion of Corea, visit of American Consul. Shimoda, Japanese woman, British mission, art wares, ingenuity, life & culture. Return to Shanghai, opium, up the Yangtse, bombardment of forts, tea producing districts, landing at Nanking, rebel theology, the secret edict, Peking gazette decree, military promenades at Shanghai. Chinese prostitutes, characteristics &c. *** REFEREMCES: DNB: "In 1857 Oliphant became private secretary to Lord Elgin on his visit to China. He went with Elgin to Calcutta when the outbreak of the mutiny made it necessary to change the destination of the Chinese force. He then accompanied Elgin to Hong Kong, was present at the bombardment of Canton, and helped to storm Tientsin." * H. Cordier: SINICA 2376 * H. Cordier: JAPONICA p.546-7 #1735 * TAYLOR, Louise M. comp. CATALOG OF BOOKS ON CHINA IN THE ESSEX INSTITUTE: p.239. *

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        Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre. Zwanzig Vorlesungen gehalten während der Monate Februar, März, April 1858 im pathologischen Institute zu Berlin.

      Zweite, neu durchgesehene Auflage. - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1859, 8, XVIIII, (2), 444 pp., mit 144 Holzschnitten, feiner Halbledereinband der Zeit. Das Konzept der neuen wissenschaftlichen Medizin der "Cellular-Pathologie" war ursprünglich das Stenogramm einer Reihe von Vorlesungen, die Anfang 1858 vor einer Hörerschaft von Berliner praktischen Ärzten gehalten worden waren und die dazu bestimmt waren, sie mit den Grundansichten und den Entdeckungen des neuen Pathologie Professors bekanntzumachen." Ackerknecht "Während der ersten Vorlesung entwickelte Virchow seine Zellenlehre und beschrieb die Morphologie der Tierzellen, wobei er darlegte, daß die Zelle die strukturelle Grundlage aller Lebenserscheinungen und den einzig möglichen Ausgangspunkt aller biologischer Lehren darstellte. Darüber hinaus hielt er es für notwendig, die Pathologie auf histologischen Untersuchungen aufzubauen und setzte der Humoral- bzw. Solidarpathologie seiner Zeit die "Cellular-Pathologie" entgegen. Nach der Feststellung, daß "jedes Thier als eine Summe vitaler Einheiten erscheint, von denen jede den vollen Charakter des Lebens an sich trägt", wandte sich Virchow der Frage nach dem Charakter des Lebens zu. In einem später berühmt geworden Absatz erklärt er: Der Charakter und die Einheit des Lebens kann nicht an einem bestimmten Punkte einer höheren Organisation gefunden werden, z.B. im Gehirn des Menschen, sondern nur in bestimmten, constant wiederkehrenden Einrichtung, welche jedes einzelne Element an sich trägt. Daraus geht hervor, dass die Zusammensetzung eines grösseren Körpers immer auf eine Art von gesellschaftlicher Einrichtung herauskommt, eine Einrichtung socialer Art, wo eine Masse von einzelnen Existenzen auf einander angewiesen ist, aber so, dass jedes Element für sich eine besondere Thätigkeit hat, dass jedes, wenn es auch die Anregung zu einer Thätigkeit von anderen Theilen empfängt, doch die eigentliche Leistung von sich ausgehen lässt"." Mazzolini Als wichtigstes medizinisches Ergebnis seiner speziellen histologischen Forschungen betrachtete Virchow selbst den Schritt von einer vaskulären zu einer Zellulartheorie der Entzündung: "Doch die Entzündung als solche braucht weder Nerven noch Gefäße, weder Schmerzen noch Exsudation. Sie kann als einfacher nutritiver und formativer Prozeß vorkommen, der sich von anderen ähnlichen Prozessen nur durch seine Heftigkeit und Gefahr unterscheidet". -cf.Ackerknecht Die Zellular-Pathologie wurde, obgleich sie nicht leicht zu lesen ist, ein unerwarteter Publikumserfolg. Sie fand nach ihrem Autor "zahlreiche Freunde und lebhafte Feinde". Innerhalb eines Jahres wurde bereits dieses hier vorliegende Neuauflage erforderlich. Der Autor war nicht allein in seinem Verlangen nach einer Synthese gewesen, und es war ihm schließlich gelungen eine gedankliche Grundlage, auf der man sich einigen und wirken konnte, für die gesamte medizinischen Welt zu formulieren. -cf.Ackerknecht"Virchow was the greatest figure in the history of pathology. His best work 'Die Cellularpathologie' is one of the most important books in the history of medicine, and the foundation stone in cellular pathology." G/M "He set in motion the now familiar idea that the body may be regarded 'as a state in which every cell is a citizen.' Disease is a civil war, a 'conflict of citizens brought about by the action of external forces'. Singer: History of Biology. "Virchow's theory that the seat of disease as well as any developed tissue could be traced back to the cell prompted his dictum "Omnis celluls e cellula" ("Every cell from a cell") to be added to Harvey's "Omne vivum ex ovo" ("Every living thing from an egg") and Pasteur's "Omne vivum e vivo "("Every living thing from a living thing"). Although after later research the concept had to be somewhat modified, "cellular pathology" is a term which belongs to Virchow alone."-cf. Heirs of Hippocrates No. 1013 Garrison & Morton No. 2299

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        City of Lynn! Mayor's Office, Oct 4, 1859, By an Order of the City.

      1859 - 19" x 13" broadside, Lynn, MA, 1859. A Measure to Reduce Incidents of Arson in Lynn, Massachusetts [Broadside]. [Massachusetts]. Davis, Edward S., Mayor. City of Lynn! Mayor's Office, Oct. 4, 1859. By an Order of the City Council I Am Authorized and Instructed to Offer an Award of Five Hundred Dollars! Lynn, MA: Bay State Press, Central Square, October 4, 1859. 19" x 13" broadside, text below headline. Light toning, some minor chips and tear, faint show-through from early annotations in ink to verso. Item attractively glazed and framed. $650. * This notice offers a substantial reward "for the detection and conviction" of people guilty of burning or otherwise harming "any pile or parcel of wood, boards, timber or other lumber, or any fence, bars or gate, or any stack of grain, hay or other vegetable product, or any standing trees, grain, grass, or other standing product of the soil, or the soil itself." This appears to be an unrecorded imprint. No copies located on OCLC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Humphrey's Journal Volume IX, Nos 1-24

      Humphrey's Journal. Hardcover. New York, 1859. 8vo, half morocco over marbled paper, various paginations. A scarce complete issue of this early photography periodical, complete in 24 issues with a fourteen page catalogue at rear. With the signature of Enos Crockett of East Thomaston, Maine, an early photographer in the area. Humphrey's Journal was first published in 1851 under the title The Daguerreian Journal, and then changed its name again to Humphrey's Journal of Daguerrian and Photographic Arts before becoming Humphrey's Journal. With a range of articles on the photographic process. A well preserved copy in very good minus condition with heavy foxing to endpapers and some foxing and occasional staining to contents and normal shelfwear. Generally quite sound and preserved. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1859. First Edition.

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        Class B. Correspondence with British Ministers and Agents in Foreign Countries, and with Foreign Ministers in England, relating to the Slave Trade. From April 1, 1858, to March 31, 1859.

      London, Harrison & Sons, 1859. - Folio. XVIII, 276 pp. Modern blue wrappers with cover label. Top edge gilt. British papers and correspondence with local agents on the international slave trade, including missives exchanged with the Governor of Jeddah, and further details about the possible appointment of a Pasha of Jeddah who might labour to suppress the slave trade. - Well-preserved. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        North-west territory. Reports of progress; together with a preliminary and general report on the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition, made under instructions from the provincial secretary, Canada

      Toronto: printed by John Lovell, 1859. First edition, 4to, unpaginated; text in double column, tables in the text, 5 folding maps and plans (4 with hand-coloring, two with neat repairs at folds on verso), 1 wood-engraved plate, 2 plates of shells, and two very large folding maps inside pocket at the back; one page (leaf 16-1) misprinted in the lower right corner, a few other minor imperfections, but generally a very good, sound copy in recent brown morocco-backed marbled boards, black morocco label lettered in gilt on spine. Issued as Appendix no. 36, A. 1859 (Appendix to the seventeenth volume of the Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada ... session 1859), and bound with Dawson, S.J., Report on the Exploration of the Country between Lake Superior and the Red River Settlement, Toronto, 1859. See Sabin 31937, Staton & Tremaine 3912, and Wagner Camp 330:1.

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        Geology, Familiarly Illustrated by C. M. W.

      J. B. Goodinge, 21 Aldergate Street,, London, 1859 - Geology Personified Oblong octavo (130 by 150mm), continuous strip view, measuring 320 cm in length, containing thirty-one numbered and captioned hand-coloured lithographed scenes illustrating geology in a humorous vein, imprint label pasted to inside of back cover, original marbled covers with publisher's label pasted on. Humorous panorama illustrating geological features and stratification. Catherine Mary Webber (1831-1900), the wife of the Anglican clergyman Rev. William Fynes Webber, is known to have published three comical illustrated works such as this. The other two are 'The Experiences of an Amateur Artist' published in 1858 and 'Miss Scratchley, an Amateur in Art and Crinoline' in 1863. She also contributed to 'The English Woman's Journal' under the moniker 'A Clergyman's Wife.' The scenes herein are captioned: 1. "Gneiss on Granite". 2. "Cumbriam System". 3. "Cambriam System". 4. "Flags, and Transition Conglomerate". 5. "Silurian System". 6. "Transition Period". 7. "Antient Crater showing traces of eruption". 8. "Trap". 9. "Serpentine". 10. "Old Red". 11. "Carboniferous System". 12. "Coal Beds" 13 "New Red". 14. "Lias". 15. Oolite Formation". 16. "Lower Chalk". 17. "Upper Chalk". 18. "Extensive Denudation". 19. "Kentish Rag". 20. "Slips on the South Coast". 21. "Dip". 22. "Erratic Blocks with Quartz". 23. "Protrusion of Antient Deposits". 24. "Antidinal Axes". 25. "Strike, Dip, and Cleavage". 26. "Valley of Elevation". 27. "Bag-shot sand". 28. "Clear proofs of Metal". 29. "The London Basin". 30. "The Paris Basin". 31. "Fault in an Antient Bed, containing Terrestrial Mammalia". Abbey, Life, 607. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        City of Lynn! Mayor's Office, Oct 4, 1859, By an Order of the City...

      1859. 19" x 13" broadside, Lynn, MA, 1859. A Measure to Reduce Incidents of Arson in Lynn, Massachusetts [Broadside]. [Massachusetts]. Davis, Edward S., Mayor. City of Lynn! Mayor's Office, Oct. 4, 1859. By an Order of the City Council I Am Authorized and Instructed to Offer an Award of Five Hundred Dollars!.... Lynn, MA: Bay State Press, Central Square, October 4, 1859. 19" x 13" broadside, text below headline. Light toning, some minor chips and tear, faint show-through from early annotations in ink to verso. Item attractively glazed and framed. $650. * This notice offers a substantial reward "for the detection and conviction" of people guilty of burning or otherwise harming "any pile or parcel of wood, boards, timber or other lumber, or any fence, bars or gate, or any stack of grain, hay or other vegetable product, or any standing trees, grain, grass, or other standing product of the soil, or the soil itself." This appears to be an unrecorded imprint. No copies located on OCLC.

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        Memoirs of Robert-Houdin: Ambassador, Author and Conjurer

      George G. Evans 1859 - First American edition, first printing. 445pp. Original brown pebbled cloth, spine lettered in gilt, brown endpapers. Cloth worn away at head and tail, rubbed along edges with boards exposed here and there. Internally Very Good+ with bright pages, very sporadic spots of foxing, former owner's name written on first page in easily erasable pencil. The famous French magician's autobiography. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vocabolario della lingua italiana

      Tipografia editrice fratelli Canfari 1859 - italiano

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        Los companeros de Jehu

      De Lassalle y Melan 1859 - spagnolo

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        North-west territory. Reports of progress; together with a preliminary and general report on the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition, made under instructions from the provincial secretary, Canada

      printed by John Lovell, Toronto 1859 - First edition, 4to, unpaginated; text in double column, tables in the text, 5 folding maps and plans (4 with hand-coloring, two with neat repairs at folds on verso), 1 wood-engraved plate, 2 plates of shells, and two very large folding maps inside pocket at the back; one page (leaf 16-1) misprinted in the lower right corner, a few other minor imperfections, but generally a very good, sound copy in recent brown morocco-backed marbled boards, black morocco label lettered in gilt on spine. Issued as Appendix no. 36, A. 1859 (Appendix to the seventeenth volume of the Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada ? session 1859), and bound with Dawson, S.J., Report on the Exploration of the Country between Lake Superior and the Red River Settlement, Toronto, 1859. See Sabin 31937, Staton & Tremaine 3912, and Wagner Camp 330:1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE U. E. A TALE OF UPPER CANADA ( 1859, original in very fine condition)

      1859 - Niagara, printed at The Mail Office, 1859, 1st edition, original blind-stamped dark brown blind stamped cloth, gilt lettering on spine, original pink endpapers, about . 6 x 4 inches, 178 pages + [1] and errata page at end, illustrated with a small vignette on title page. Original cover is about very fine without any noticeable wear EXCEPT an unnoticeable fading to spine. The gilted lettering to spine is faded to or maybe oxydated. Interior is very fine too without any noticeable wear or flaw, no mark, no inscription, no tear or creases . A very fresh copy, extremely rare in this condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Celebrated Crimes

      London: H.S. NIchols, 1859. Full leather. Very good. London: H.S. NIchols, 1859. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. Celebrated Crimes. Translated by I.G. Burnham, illustrated with photogravures in two states, limited to one hundred copies which this is number seventeen. Bound in full tan polished calf, gilt floral decorations to spine, raised bands, maroon and brown gilt title labels, gilt turn-ins, decorative endpapers.

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        Petite Gazette des Tribunaux criminels et correctionnels de l'Alsace. Premiere Année - Deuxième Année - Troisième Année 1859 - 1860 - 1861 (3 Années et 36 numéros - Complet) [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ] [ Petite Gazette d'Alsace. Journal historique et judiciaire ]

      Publié par M. de Neyremand, avocat, Rédacteur du Recueil des arrêts de la Cour Impériale de Colmar, 1 vol. in-4 reliure demi-percaline bleue, Petite Gazette des Tribunaux criminels et correctionnels de l'Alsace, 1859-1861, 103 pp., 192 pp. et 1 f., 193 pp. et 1 f. Envoi de l'auteur, Ernest de Neyremand, à Monsieur Boerner, juge. Très rare série parfaitement complète, enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur. La troisième année, le titre change pour devenir : " Petite Gazette d'Alsace. Journal historique et judiciaire". Du plus grand intérêt pour l'histoire de l'Alsace, on y découvre quantité d'anecdotes ou d'études, par exemple sur le prix de exécutions à Colmar au 18ème siècle, le séjour en Alsace de quelques hommes célèbres (Erasme, Voltaire, Rousseau, Casanova, etc...), le choeur de l'église de l'hôpital de Colmar, sur le siège de Colmar par les suédois, les mésaventures d'un chasseur en 1733, etc. etc. Etat satisfaisant, une forte coulure d'encre ou de poids ayant anciennement affecté fortement les marges de l'ouvrage (essentiellement la marge du premier plat et les marges de la première année), les fragilisant fortement et les détruisant parfois, mais n'affectant pas le texte. Prix en l'état pour une telle série qui paraît de toute rareté ainsi complète (en 1863, une réédition sera faite, mais reprenant la seule première année). Français

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        1859 Anatomical Atlas Illustrated Human Anatomy Bone Tissue Structure Surgery

      Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1859. - 1859 Anatomical Atlas Illustrated Human Anatomy Bone Tissue Structure Surgery A rare mid-19th-century medical book by Henry H Smith. This book, “Anatomical Atlas,” was completed under the supervision of William E Horner, a professor of anatomy at Pennsylvania University. This medical atlas was intended to be a supplement to Horner’s “Special Anatomy and Histology”, which was published in 1826. Smith’s work includes over 600 in-text illustrations which are divided into five separate parts: • Bones and ligaments • Dermoid and muscular systems • Organs of digestion and generation • Organs of respiration and circulation • The nervous system and senses The drawings were completed by Pinkerton, and the engravings were completed by Gilbert. The most important and notable part of this book is the early use of “microscopical observations on anatomy of the tissues”. (Rutkow, 20) Item number: #1131 Price: $599 SMITH, Henry H Anatomical atlas, illustrative of the structure of the human body Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1859. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 200p • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure • References: Rutkow, History of Surgery in the U.S. • Language: English • Size: ~11in X 7in (28cm x 17.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1131 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CONCOURS D'ANIMAUX DE BOUCHERIE EN 1958 A BORDEAUX, LILLE, LYON, NANTES, NIMES ET CONCOURS GENERAL DE POISSY - COMPTE RENDU [.]

      - "1859 Impériale, Paris "Des opérations des concours et du rendement des animaux primés". 69 daguerréotype, lithographié à l'imprimaire impériale. 259 p. 26x17 cm. Enc. mige pell. Un peu fatiguée et oxidée. Falta portada Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (agricultura, cerdos, en français, ovejas, toros, vacas)"

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        JUDAICA, VAN PRAAG, DERCKSEN, ALBERDINGK THIJM, LEIDEN “Dichterlijk Album van M[aria] L[eonide] van Praag”. Album met verzen in handschrift en tekeningen, ca. 100 pagina's, 1859-1907.

      "Marie van Praag, in 1859 getrouwd met Jacobus Marinus Everhardus Dercksen te Leiden gebruikte het album a voor het inschrijven van door haar gekopieerde verzen van bewonderde dichters en b als poeziealbum waarin (dichtende) vrienden en familieleden hun bijdrage schreven. Van beide categorieën voegde zij ingeplakte - door haar zelf gemaakte - portrettekeningen toe. Zo is er een portret van haar man, J.M.E. Dercksen (geb. Leiden 1825), die letterkundige faam genoot. Hij redigeerde van 1857-1862 het tijdschrift De Rederijker en schreef toneelstukken. In dit album is hij vertegenwoordigd met drie verzen “aan Marie” (een ervan bij een fotografisch portret van hemzelf), een vers op Schiller, een vers “Vrienden die naar de Oost gaan” (eerder verschenen in het Jaarboekje Holland 1855) en een vers dat hij in februari 1859 schreef voor Maries zuster Francisca Leonide van Praag, onder de indruk van haar moeders dood op 31 januari 1859. Eigenhandige bijdragen van anderen zijn: een sonnet door J.A. Alberdingk Thijm d.d. 8-6-1879; een inschrijving van haar oom H.J. Berlin; een vers uit 1901 van A.J. Servaas van Rooyen uit Den Haag; en een tekst uit 1907 van J. Waterman Jr. bij een portrettekening door Marie van zijn vader J. Waterman, lector oosterse talen bij het gymnasium te Arnhem.De portretten, meest naar prenten en foto's, zijn van J. van Lennep, H.W. Longfellow, Goethe, Voltaire, I. da Costa, J.M.E. Dercksen, Victor Hugo, Schiller, Racine, J. Waterman, Hofdijk, J.A. Alberdingk Thijm, Vondel, Servaes van Rooyen, A. de Lamartine, H. Conscience en Johanna van Woude.Het album komt uit het bezit van de judaica-verzamelaar Dr. Arthur Polak, die het antiquarisch had gekocht. In 1948 publiceerde Anton van Duinkerken over het album: “Bij een sonnet van Thijm”, 5 p. (overdruk bijgevoegd). Hij deelt daarin o.a. mee dat Dercksen in 1860 werd beëdigd als notaris. Voorts dat de Van Praags van joodse afkomst waren maar dat vader Leonides Salomon van Praag, med.dr. en zijn vrouw Rachel Itzig Berlin in 1847 overgingen tot de N.H. kerk. Ze woonden toen Hooigracht 35 te Leiden. Na haar huwelijk woonde Marie op de Apothekersdijk. Het gedicht van Thijm is niet opgenomen in diens Verspreide Gedichten (1894).".M5215

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        Reisen und Entdeckungen in Nord- und Central-Afrika in den Jahren 1849 bis 1855. Im Auszuge bearbeitet. Erster [-zweister] Band.

      Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1859 Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1859. . Original boards. VG+. "12 deliveries supplied in 9 fascicles to be bounded in 2 volumes (222x14mm.).- Vol. 1: 4, 508 p.; engraved portrait and 2 coloured chromolithographies; 51 figures, planes and views interspersed in text.- Vol. 2: 4, 456 p.; 1 folding plane, 1 folding map and 2 coloured chromolithographies; 41 figures, planes and views interspersed in text.- // The nine original fascicles with their original covers, as issued to be supplied to suscriptors, with full margins, uncutted. Two of them have the preprint publisher invoice for the recipient unwritten. Bottom corner of the front cover of the first fascicle, stained and crashed. Some foxing in all fascicles. No smudges, annotations, nor underlines. Anthropologist (although he did not know it) and polyglot linguist, Heinrich Barth, who had been a pupil of Humboldt and Schiller, was first and foremost an unrepentant and interested explorer, beginning with this activity just after presenting his doctoral thesis. After a voyage through the Mediterranean coastal countries that gave rise to his first geographical and anthropological publication, 'Wanderungen durch die Küstenländer des Mittelmeeres', of which only one volume was published in 1849, he joined a British expedition for the exploration of Africa. He spent the following six years to cover practically the whole African territory between the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, and between the Mediterranean to the Congo River -no less than half Africa-, and writting down all that he saw and was told about, even stories of oral tradition (while learning several of the languages with which he was found), becoming responsible for the expedition when his two directors died. When he returned to Europe he was publishing in German, over two years, in 5 volumes, 'Reisen und Entdeckungen in Nord- und Central-Afrika in den Jahren 1849 bis 1855'. As the volumes appeared, they were also published in English, with the same chromolithographs. In view of the applause with which the work was received, its German publisher, Justus Perthes, of Gotha, decided to publish a two-volume abridged edition (with fewer chromolithographs) that could reach a wider audience just a year after he finish printing the original edition. For the new version launched a subscription that would have twelve deliveries, but, for various delays, ended up concentrating them in only 9, facilitating deliveries 5 and 6, 7 and 8, and 10 and 11, in double fascicles, as could be seen in the specimen we offer."

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        Tale of two Cities.

      1859 - With illustrations by H.K. Browne. First edition. 8vo. Original publishers primary binding of red cloth, board blocked in blind, spine in blind and gilt. London, Chapman and Hall. Endpapers possibly replaced at a very early date. Very little wear or soiling: cloth and gilt still pleasingly bright, with a small crease along the spine and corners slightly bumped with the very faintest hints of fraying on one or two. Page 213 has corrected numbering, i.e. second state, reading '213' rather than '113'. Plates very lightly foxed; text clean. Overall a very good copy. Podeschi A143. In a stout, functional leatherbound case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoir of William Wells Brown, An American Bondman. Written by Himself

      Boston: Anti-Slavery Office, 1859. First Edition. Paperback. Good. First edition. (An abbreviated autobiography for abolitionists following his 1847 Narrative, and accounts of his life summarized in periodicals.) 36pp. Stringbound wraps. Good with front and back wraps separated, most of string binding gone and pages loose but all present. Creasing to corners, light staining to front cover. An ex-slave memoir by the author of Clotel, the first novel written by an African American. Quite scarce, much more so than Brown's Narrative, in fact: an OCLC search shows a single institutional copy.

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

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

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        11 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Prag u.a., 1854-1859. - „[.] Erst durch ihre zweite Stiefmutter und durch ihre deutsche Gouvernante, Marie Kittel, wurde sie [Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach] in deutsche Sprache und Literatur eingeführt. Diese deutsche Gouvernante und Maries Vetter Moritz waren es, welche die Begabung Maries erkannten [.]" (Naxos). - Marie Kittl hat später als Erzieherin der Tochter König Leopolds, der Prinzessin Charlotte, ein ansehnliches Jahresgehalt erhalten und hatte dadurch die Möglichkeit „von Zeit zu Zeit einen neuen, hübsch ausgestatteten Band in kleiner Auflage erscheinen zu lassen und einige Exemplare an Freunde zu verschenken" (Ebner-Eschenbach, Meine Kinderjahre). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      Wien u. Leipzig, 1858-1859 bzw. o. J. - [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - Nach Professuren in Zürich und Wien ging er 1865 an die Universität Leipzig und baute dort die heute nach ihm benannte „Physiologische Anstalt" (Carl-Ludwig-Institut für Physiologie der Universität Leipzig) auf, wo er zu Themen wie Blutdruck, Harnabsonderung und Narkose forschte. Einige seiner Schüler waren Otto Frank und Wilhelm Ellenberger. Neben seinen Aktivitäten in der Physiologie betätigte er sich auch in der Physikalischen Chemie. --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le magasin pittoresque, jrg. 27 (1859) t/m 42 (1874), Paris, 1859-1874, per jaar ca. 400 pag., geïll.

      Gebonden in half marokijn. Mooie set.

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        A Tale of Two Cities. FIRST EDITION, 1st issue.

      Chapman & Hall. 1859 Front., sl. pale engr. title & plates by H.K. Browne. Contemp. half dark blue calf, gilt spine, maroon leather label; sl. rubbing to corners & hinges. Armorial bookplate of Arthur Palliser. v.g.With the uncorrected pagination showing '113' on p213.

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