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        On the early stages of inflammation.

      1859. Whole number. Original wrappers, spine worn, some soiling. Unopened and internally very good. Garrison-Morton 2298: "This paper reports the results of one of Lister's most valuable researches; his conclusions still hold today.

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        Matériaux pour la carte géologique de la Suisse. (2 Teile in 1 Bd.).

      4, XI, 286 S., 1 Falttaf., XI, 206 S., Textabb., 7 tlw. gefaltete u. farb. Taf., Priv.-HLwd., Bibliotheksbd.: handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Stempel a. erstem Titelblatt die geologischen Tafeln des ersten Teils fehlen!, min. beschienen, Papier min. gebräunt, 1 Taf. im Falz getrennt u. hinterlegt. Jew. EA. Mit Widmung von L. Rollier auf den Titelblättern. Enth.: Huitième livraison, premier supplément (joint à la deuxième édition de la feuille VII): Structure et histoire géologiques de la partie du Jura central comprise entre le Doubs (La-Chaux-de-Fonds), le val de Delémont, le lac de Neuchâtel et le Weissenstein Deuxième supplément à la description géologique de la partie jurassienne de la feuille VII. L. Rollier (1859 - 1931), Konservator der geologischen Sammlung, später Privatdozent für Stratigraphie und Petrefaktenkunde an der ETH Zürich.

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        Erstaunliche Geschichten und unheimliche Begebenheiten

      Erstaunliche Geschichten und unheimliche Begebenheiten von Edgar Allan Poe (1859) 456pp., Deutsche Erstausgabe, kl.8vo., Okart., Verlag von J. Scheible, Stuttgart. Sehr frühe Ausgabe, enthält 9 Erzählungen, einige davon in deutscher EA Ränder unbeschnitten, leicht bestossen, in erstaunlich guter Erhaltung und sehr selten. (Bloch 2433) Biete separat die Sammlung "Unbegreifliche Ereignisse" an.

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        [Offprint]: Descriptions of New Fossil Mollusca, found with the bones of Hadrosaurus Foulkii, in the Cretaceous Formation at Haddonfield, New Jersey

      [Philadelphia: (Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci., circa 1859]. [Philadelphia: (Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.. circa 1859]. First. One leaf folded to make four pages. Some chipping at the extremities, slightly browned, a good copy of this rare little pamphlet. In 1858, hobbyist William Parker Foulke was the first to find a nearly complete dinosaur skeleton in Haddonfield, New Jersey. He was accompanied by Joseph Leidy and Isaac Lea from the Academy of Natural Sciences, who he invited along to evaluate the find. OCLC locates one copy, at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. .

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        Curry & Rice (on Forty plates) or The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our" Station in India

      Day & Son 1859 - Orange cloth binding with gilt decoration to front board and spine, flower decorated endpapers and gilt top edge. Three pages have come loose and are now laid in the book, the list of the illustrations and preface and a later pace called Our Judge, these pages and some of the other early pages are a bit frayed with smal tears from sticking out slightly from the text block. The spine is darkened and the corners and head and heel of the spine are heavily worn. Beautifully written and illustrated account of life in the British Raj. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Genera of British Moths

      London: Paul Jerrard, [1859]. 2 vols: i-vi, 7-76; (ii), 77-206, (1), 62 fine hand coloured plates. Hardback. 2 vols, large-8vo, recased in orig. decorative cloth, gilt, aeg, minor wear to extremities; new endpapers. Occasional light spotting. Plates vivid and vibrant. Very attractive set. Scarce early printing by Paul Jerrard, with fine, highly finished, hand-coloured plates, backgrounds also brilliantly coloured. In later printings the colouring is of a lower standard and often restricted to the insects only with minimal colouring to the backgrounds.Nissen ZBI 2053.

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        The Logic of Banking : A Familiar Exposition of the Principles of Reasoning, and Their Application to the Art and Science of Banking

      Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London, United Kingdom 1859 - A rather scarce work by this noted author on banking, successively manager of the Provincial Bank of Ireland at Kilkenny and Waterford. Gilbart offered a premium for the best essay submitted on the adaptation of recent inventions, collected at the Great Exhibition, 1851, to the purpose of practical banking. His own writings on banking "are valuable as the work of a man who has a thorough mastery of the subject (and) contain, remarks McCulloch, much useful informat-ion, presented in a clear compendious form." - D.N.B. CONDITION Original blind embossed Brown cloth with bright Gilt spine title (very fresh and clean with sl buffed through cloth to 3 cnrs, spine head has chipped cloth, spine foot sl frayed. Considering age the wear is so minimal could be classed as FINE) nice engraved portrait frontis with tissue guard, pp xi 605 with erata to rear plus 24 page catalogue. Interior is incredibly bright and clean, in nice tight condition and not inscribed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A glossary; or collection of words, phrases, names and allusions to customs, proverbs, etc., which have been thought to require Illustration, in the works of English authors, particularly Shakespeare and his contemporaries . A new edition, with considerable additions both of words and examples, by James O. Halliwell and Thomas Wright.

      John Russell Smith, London 1859 - 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. ix, 476; [2], [477]-981; contemporary full calf, red and black morocco labels on spines; some rubbing and scuffing, but a good and sound set. Nares' Glossary was originally published in 1822 in quarto size, passing through only one edition in England. Considered "indispensable to the readers of the literature of the Elizabethan period" and "the best and most useful work. for explaining and illustrating [its] obsolete language," the original edition became too rare and expensive. Halliwell and Wright provided this updated and lower-priced version for the growing number of Elizabethan scholars unable to find or buy the original. Kennedy 6705; Vancil, p. 171.

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        Polynesian Researches During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in the Society and Sandwich Islands (4 volume set)

      Henry G. Bohn, 1859. Complete 4 volume set has been recently rebound with green leather along the spine and at the corners over patterned grass-cloth covered boards with new floral patterned paper used for the end papers, b/w illustrations and folding map, 414, 438, 407, 406 pages. This is a new edition that has been revised and enlarged. Binding is new and has minimal wear. Inside all the text paper is very lightly age toned with the margins being slightly more toned than the rest to the page, there is an occasional smudge. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This set of books weighs nearly 4 pounds and will need additional postage for Priority or International shipment. Later Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/Near Fine.

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        CARTE PANORAMIQUE DU THEATRE DE LA GUERRE EN ITALIE

      1859 ca., Italia centro settentrionale 1859 - Carta geografica dell'Italia settentrionale in cui sono indicate le località in cui si svolsero i combattimenti della Seconda Guerra di Indipendenza del 1859. Ai lati della mappa vi sono le bandiere italiana e francese con i nomi dei luoghi ove ebbero luogo le battaglie di: Montebello, Palestro Turbigo, Magenta, Marignan (Melegnano) e Solferino. La carta è incorniciata da una serie di 22 piccole vedute di città italiane e francesi: Milano, Verona (2), Padova, Venezia, Ferrara, Napoli (2), Roma (5), Civitavecchia, Firenze (2), Livorno, Nizza Tolone, Marsiglia, Sempione e Lago Maggiore mm 605x870

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        The Merrie Days of England: Sketches of the Olden Time

      hardcover. near fine. Engraved frontispiece, illustrated with 20 engravings from drawings by Joseph Nash, George Thomas, Birket Foster, and Edward Corbould, dec. vignette on title and chapter headings. 160pp., 4to, 3/4 red morocco, ornate gilt-dec. raised bands, t.e.g.; (inner hinge a bit weak). London: William Kent, 1859. Near Fine. Chapters on subjects from Cottage Homes to May Day, Fencing and Sword Play to Baronial Feasts and Christmas-Tide.

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        CARTA GEOGRAFICA E POSTALE DEL REGNO LOMBARDO VENETO COMPILATA SULLE MIGLIORI CARTE GENERALI PROVINCIALI ESISTENTI.

      Lombardo Veneto 1859 - Carta postale murale del Regno Lombardo Veneto, nella parte inferiore della carta sono rappresentate in pianta le seguenti città: Como, Pavia, Lodi, Bergamo, Milano, Sondrio, Cremona, Brescia, Mantova, Verona, Vicenza Rovigo, Padova, Venezia, Belluno, Treviso, Udine, accompagnate da notizie storiche e tabelle statistiche. La carta è stampata su 4 fogli di carta cina.Bibliografia: Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 1070 mm 855x1265

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        Ceylon: An Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 vols.: xxxv, 619; xvi, 655 pp. 8vo. 6 maps, 7 plans and charts, 31 wood engravings in vol. I. 1 map, 10 plans and charts, and 60 wood engravings. Black leather with blank impressing to board edges. Spines and front free endpapers repaired. Tear, repair, and small hole in fold-out map in vol. I. Rough edge to map in vol. II. Some worm damage to top corners in vol. I up to p. 11. Irish politician and traveller Sir James Emerson Tennent (1804-1869) was appointed colonial secretary of Ceylon in 1845, remaining until 1850. One of the results of his residence in Ceylon was this publication. It proved so popular that five editions, variously revised, were published in eight months, the last in 1860. The work is an account of many aspects of the island of Ceylon with chapters on the geology, climate, flora and fauna, history, religion, farming, commerce, the arts, science, Portuguese, Dutch and English, elephants, forest, and ruined cities.

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        British Wild Flowers

      1859. LOUDON, Jane Wells. British Wild Flowers. London: James Nelson, 1859. Thick quarto, early 20th-century three-quarter vellum gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt. $3800.Third edition, with 60 fine full-page hand-colored lithographs, handsomely bound by Warren & Son.Jane Wells Loudon was one of the 19th centuryÂ’s major compilers of flower books. First published in 1846, this work and her earlier LadiesÂ’ Flower Garden were “much prized for their attractive illustrations” (Magnificent Botanical Books, 237). LoudonÂ’s artistic groupings of like flowers, considered unusual for the times, were immediately popular among gardeners throughout England. She married John Claudius Loudon, renowned landscape gardener and horticultural writer. See Nissen 1233; Sitwell, 115. Only a bit of scattered light foxing, mostly marginal, plates generally fine and vivid; binding in exceptional condition. A nearly fine copy of a lovely work.

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        ARCANA NATURAE OU RECUEIL D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE.

      Paris: Societe Entomologique de France; J. B. Bailliere, 1859. [iv], 132 pages of text. Rebound in full leather, with older leather spine label laid-down. Marbled endpapers renewed. Original blue paper wrappers are bound-in at the rear, with borders trimmed but otherwise in excellent condition. Minimal foxing to text and to plates. Contains an allegorical engraved frontispiece, and 13 plates of which 11 are hand-colored. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Folio.

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        Sur les hypothèses relatives à l'éther lumineux et sur une expérience qui paraît démontrer que le mouvement des corps change la vitesse avec laquelle la lumière se propage dans leur intérieur" [On the hypotheses relating to the luminous æther, and an experiment which appears to demonstrate that the motion of bodies alters the velocity with which light propagates itself in their interior] in Annales de Chimie et de Physique 57 No. 3, December 1859, pp. 385-404

      Paris: Victor Masson, 1859 FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THE FULL RESULTS OF FIZEAU'S EXPERIMENTS WITH THE VELOCITY OF LIGHT. Note that the brief announcement of Fizeau's experiment was first published in Comptes Rendus in 1851. This paper "is less famous, for some reason, than the failure of Michelson and Morley to detect the aether drag, but no less significant. For it showed that the velocity of light increases in a medium according to the formula, v (1 - 1/n2), where v is the velocity of the medium, and n is the refractive index"(Gillespie in "The Edge of Objecticity" p. 427). Fizeau's paper is the first full experiment of an experiment measuring the speed of light in water. Known as the 'interference experiment', Fizeau's paper proved that the speed of light in water is affected by the direction of flow of the water. As Einstein himself would later acknowledge, the interference experiment with moving water is one of the main experiments confirming the special theory of relativity. Fizeau's work employed rotating mirrors and really involved two experiments, one with water moving in the direction of light and one with water moving opposite to the direction of the light - a method "capable of rendering evident any change of velocity due to motion" (Weinstein). In 1862, he would again use a modified version of this apparatus to determine the absolute speed of light. At the time, many believed that 'carrying medium' existed - an aether presumed to transmit light from its source to a given reflecting object and only from there to the human eye. It was assumed that light traveling through a moving medium was in essence dragged along by it; in this scenario, the speed would obviously be the sum of light's speed through the medium in addition to the speed of the medium. "Fizeau indeed detected a dragging effect, but the magnitude of the effect that he observed was far lower than expected. His results seemingly supported the partial aether-drag hypothesis…, a situation that was disconcerting to most physicists. Over half a century passed before a satisfactory explanation of Fizeau's unexpected measurement was developed with the advent of Albert Einstein's theory of special relativity. Einstein later pointed out the importance of the experiment for special relativity" (Wikipedia). "In 1886 Michelson and Morley repeated the experiment on a larger scale and confirmed Fizeau's results" (DSB, V, 20). Fizeau's paper is less famous, "for some reason, than the failure of Michelson and Morley to detect the aether drag, but NO LESS SIGNIFICANT. For it showed that the velocity of light increases in a medium" according to a specific formula (Gillespie, p. 427). CONDITION & DETAILS: Paris: Victor Masson. Original wraps. Complete. pp. 385-512. 4 plates. Small tears at the edges of the wraps. Minor. Very light soiling at the edges. Bright and clean throughout. Very good condition.

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        Report of Commission appointed by the Governor-in-Chief to inquire into the Loss of the "Admella;" together with minutes of evidence and proceedings of Commission.

      Adelaide: W.C.Cox, Government printer, 1859. Foolscap folio, 36, [iv] pp., last blank, large folding map; wrappers thumbed. 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. Some browning of the map, overall very good condition.

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        The Octavo Nature-Printed British Ferns: Being Figures and Descriptions of the Species and Varieties of Ferns Found in the United Kingdom

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1859-1860. xiv, 254; xi, 368, 114 tinted plates. . HB. 2 vols, 8vo, orig. cloth, gt, recased, lightly rubbed. Some scattered foxing. Vg set. Armorial book-plates of Julia Warde Aldam of Hooton Pagnell Hall.. Octavo edition. Nature printing by Henry Bradbury. Vol. I - Polypodium to Lastrea; Vol. II - Athyrium to Ophioglossum.Henry Bradbury (1831-1860) was senior partner in the firm of Bradbury & Evans, publishers of ‘PunchÂ’, the ‘FieldÂ’, and the ‘Daily NewsÂ’. Very well known for high quality illustrated work, the firm was awarded a Prize Medal at the Great Exhibition in 1851. In search for profitable business, Bradbury travelled to Austria where he visited the innovative Viennese Printing House Staatsdruckerei, a firm responsible for inventing and patenting the technique of nature-printing, a process whereby natural objects are impressed into metal plates, from which electrotypes are taken that can be used in relief printing. Upon his return to Britain, Bradbury claimed that he invented the technique, and though he clearly plagiarised the process, he brilliantly created a new market in British publishing, combining a little known cutting edge printing method with the growing Victorian interest in natural history. The 1850s were the highpoint of the Victorian fern craze, and since ferns were particularly well suited for nature printing, Bradbury decided to launch his first major project on the subject, and for this purpose, he hired Thomas Moore, Curator of the Chelsea Physic Garden, ‘the supreme and unchallenged high priest of the [fern] cultÂ’ (Allen, 1969), to write the text. Following the original folio edition of 1855-6, ‘The Octavo Nature-Printed British FernsÂ’ was published 1859-60. With this edition Bradbury succeeded in making nature printing affordable. Bradbury was planning other books on ferns, with texts by Moore, when his suicide in late 1860 brought an end not only to his life, but to also to his printing process, which was not used again in Britain. (Cave, 2010, ‘Impression of NatureÂ’).

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        [Offprint]: Descriptions of New Fossil Mollusca, found with the bones of Hadrosaurus Foulkii, in the Cretaceous Formation at Haddonfield, New Jersey

      [Philadelphia: (Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.. circa 1859]. First. One leaf folded to make four pages. Some chipping at the extremities, slightly browned, a good copy of this rare little pamphlet. In 1858, hobbyist William Parker Foulke was the first to find a nearly complete dinosaur skeleton in Haddonfield, New Jersey. He was accompanied by Joseph Leidy and Isaac Lea from the Academy of Natural Sciences, who he invited along to evaluate the find. OCLC locates one copy, at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. .

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        The Genera of British Moths

      London: Paul Jerrard, [1859]. 2 vols: i-vi, 7-76; (ii), 77-206, (1), 62 fine hand coloured plates. . HB. 2 vols, large-8vo, recased in orig. decorative cloth, gilt, aeg, minor wear to extremities; new endpapers. Occasional light spotting. Plates vivid and vibrant. Very attractive set.. Scarce early printing by Paul Jerrard, with fine, highly finished, hand-coloured plates, backgrounds also brilliantly coloured. In later printings the colouring is of a lower standard and often restricted to the insects only with minimal colouring to the backgrounds.Nissen ZBI 2053..

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        The South Australian System of Conveyancing by Registration of Title...

      Adelaide: Register and Observer General Printing Office, 1859. Octavo, occasional pen and ink annotations, becoming a bit loose in the binding; but a very good copy in the original green printed wrappers with cloth spine, rubbed. Uncommon Adelaide-printed work by Torrens on his ground-breaking work relating to land title. This was the first major exposition of Torrens Title, the design of which he had been working on in the late 1850s, leading to the publication of this work which not only "explained the system" (ADB), but also proposed Torrens' claim to sole authorship of the system. For four shillings, the work also included an index prepared by another Adelaide identity, Robert Gawler, then serving as solicitor for the Lands Titles Commissioners.This copy has a small run of marginalia, probably related to the book's early use in the "Reeds Titles Office" (as noted in ink on the front cover). Ferguson comments that the preface states how Torrens' 'interest in the question of a simpler system of conveyancing had been aroused', and it is amusing to note that the first major annotation changes "English gentleman" to "Irish & English" in the book's dedication to Sir Richard Graves MacDonnell.

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        The Virginians A Tale of the Last Century

      Bradbury and Evans 1859 - 1857-1859 Bound in half calf. Riviere binding with 'Bound by Riviere & Sons' stamp on front free endpapers. Published in 24 installments and bound together in two volumes with original wraps and adverts. First edition. Front of the wraps are published to the front, with the adverts and rear of the wraps bound to the rear in sequence of publication. (24), viii, 382, (1), 24, (16), 12, 3, (3), 16, (5), 16, (12), 8, (3), (5), 8, (6), 8, (4), 8, 3, (10), 8, 2, 8, 2, (4), 8, 3, (3), 8, (8), 12, (4); (24), viii, 376, 12, 3, (5), 12, (5), 12, (2), 4, (3), 12, 3, (1), 16, (2), 8, 2, (4), 8, (12), 8, 3, (3), 8, 4, (9), 8, (6), 8, (2), 3, (3), 8, 4, (6), 8, 4, (6)pp. 46 plates including frontis, plus engraved title page and numerous vignettes. William Henry Smith armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. William Henry Smith, 3rd Viscount Hambleden (1903=1948) was a British peer and descendant of the founders of stationery group W H Smith. Errata slip opposite page 224 in volume two. "'The Virginians '(1857¿9) is a sequel to 'Esmond', and recounts the adventures of Henry Esmond's grandsons in the period of the American War of Independence. Condition: Good due to joints. Front joint of volume one is cracked with the rear joint and front joint of volume two just starting. Some rubbing and bumping. Intermittent scattered foxing throughout. Occasional thumb mark. James S. Virtue publisher's catalogue from issue III has half a leaf missing. Half a leaf missing from cod liver oil advert from issue 18. Small pencil inscriptions to endpapers and front blank. Small closed tear measuring approx 2cm to front wrap of issie 19. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoire sur les terrains liasique et keuperien de la Savoie.

      Geneve : Impr. J.-G. Fick, 1859. Original Edition! No Reprint! 92 pages + 3 couleurs planchesFrench language. Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. petrominera_alt. Q-083. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        ARCANA NATURAE OU RECUEIL D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE.

      Paris: Societe Entomologique de France; J. B. Bailliere, 1859. [iv], 132 pages of text. Rebound in full leather, with older leather spine label laid-down. Marbled endpapers renewed. Original blue paper wrappers are bound-in at the rear, with borders trimmed but otherwise in excellent condition. Minimal foxing to text and to plates. Contains an allegorical engraved frontispiece, and 13 plates of which 11 are hand-colored. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Folio.

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        Leçons sur l'application de l'ophthalmoscope au diagnostic des maladies de l'oeil

      1859 - (6), 117, (1) pages et 2 Paris, Leclerc, 1859, in-8, (6), 117, (1) pages et 2 planches dont 1 en couleurs, demi-chagrin vert à coins moderne (dos insolé), Rare première édition. 1 planche chromolithographiée par Godard représente les principales lésions de l'oeil visibles à l'ophthalmoscope ; une seconde explique la manière dont fonctionne cet appareil. Ces leçons ont été rédigées et publiées par le docteur Doumic. L'auteur rend hommage à Helmholtz, l'inventeur de l'ophthalmoscope, qui permit de distinguer les maladies anciennement réunies sous le nom d'amaurose et, par conséquent, d'instituer un pronostic exact et une traitement rationnel. Cet ouvrage constitue un mode d'emploi complet de l'ophthalmoscope. Ex-libris papier de J.M. Doumic. Bon exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trento - Duomo di Trento.

      I.B. Kuhn, Monaco, 1859. Litografia di dimensioni 15,5x19,5 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Veduta tipica della città di Trento ad opera di Basilio Armani. Il foglio rappresenta il Duomo di Trento visto dal Castelletto. Presenti sul lato inferiore della singola stampa le iscrizioni "Gez. v. Armani - Gedruckt bei I.B. Kuhn in München". Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Basilio Armani: panorami del Garda e del Tirolo" a cura di Marina Botteri Ottaviani, schede n. 78 e 79.

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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, Ontario: John Lovell, 1859. Canada; geology; exploration; Manitoba; Saskatchewan; xii, 201 pages; 34cm; 3/4 tan leather binding, rebacked; gray cloth soiled; paper label chipped; corners bumped; 2 folded maps; 2 folded plans; 4 folded sections; 24 wood-cut illustrations; 3/4 leather binding, re-backed; owner marks.. Hardcover.

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        Schiller und seine Zeit.

      Leipzig: Otto Wigand. 1859 - Full morocco, 10.75 inches tall. A magnificent binding by H. Sperling in full morocco with a gilt blocked spine and gilt blocked boards framed in relief with fine gilt flourishes. All edges gilt. Full page engraved plates throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life [Unrecorded Variant Title Page]

      London John Murray [through 1861] 1859 Third Edition (seventh thousand) of the "most influential scientific work of the nineteenth century" (Grolier 100 Science) and "certainly the most important biological book ever written." (Freeman) 8vo: xix,[1],538pp (including unrecorded variant title page), with single leaf of advertisements and folding lithographed diagram by William West, charting Darwin's views of possible sequences of evolution. Original green sand-grain cloth, spine lettered in gilt, covers with decorative panels blocked in blind, brown clay-coated end papers, edges untrimmed. Variant "b" binding (without full point after "MURRAY" on the spine). An excellent example of this rare issue, recased in the original cloth binding (not rebacked), with spine ends skillfully restored and crease to spine carefully repaired, now barely visible. Minor wear to cloth, corners bumped, original endpapers rehinged with matching vintage paper. Manuscript ex-libris on title page of "John Hitchman M.D." (1815-1893), English physician and superintendent of Mickleover Asylum (later Pastures Hospital) near Derby, where this copy was purchased (bookseller's ticket on front paste-down of J. A. Rowbottom). On page [x] a previous owner (perhaps Hitchman) has written notes on Darwin's death and estate, erroneously naming the author "Charles Erasmus Darwin" (Darwin's middle name was Robert). Minor foxing spots and occasional marks, very slight age toning, no ink marks or notes in text pages but the stray pencil mark and margin note. Regarding the title page, all recorded copies have the year printed beginning with a distorted number "1," while our copy has the number fully intact, raising the possibly that the title page was reset to correct this minor problem. It also suggests there may exist other alterations in the text that close comparison could reveal. Regardless, this issue is rare. Freeman 381. For comments on the Origin's inestimable significance, see: PMM 344b. Dibner 199. Garrison&Morton 220. Horblit 23b. Norman 593. Grolier 100 Science 23b. Grolier 100 Medicine 70b. ¶ The third edition appeared in April,1861, in a run of just 2,000 copies (the second edition print run was 5,000), only 17 months after Darwin had received his advance copy of the first edition. The binding nearly matches that of the two previous editions, differing only in minor details. But the text was extensively altered, so much so that a table of differences between it and the second edition (a table that was updated for each subsequent edition) was added. Darwin also added the full historical sketch, written to satisfy complaints that he had not sufficiently credited his predecessors in presenting the general theory of evolution. (The sketch had already appeared in shorter form in the first German edition and in the fourth American printing (both 1860), in which it is called a preface. There also appears for the first time a postscript, on page xii. "Darwin not only drew an entirely new picture of the workings of organic nature; he revolutionized our methods of thinking and our outlook on the natural order of things. The recognition that constant change is the order of the universe had been finally established and a vast step forward in the uniformity of nature had been taken." (PMM). N.B.: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Narrative of The Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan In the Years 1857, '58, '59 In two volumes

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons 1859. In 2 volumes. xiv, 492; xi, 496 pp. Brown half morocco over marbled boards. Rebacked with gilt-ruled lines and maroon leather title labels. Slight wear to corners & extremities and boards rubbed. Later endpapers. With a total of 20 full-page colour lithographs, five folding maps (one repaired) and numerous in-text wood engravings in the two volumes. Internally clean and fresh. No ownership names. Bindings firm. In 1857, Lord Elgin was appointed High Commissioner in China and the Far East to assist in the process of opening up China and Japan to Western trade. This narrative was written by Laurence Oliphant, who was private secretary to Lord Elgin, and is a primary source for the mission of the British to the Far East. . Very Good. Half Morocco. First Edition. 1859. 8vo..

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life [Unrecorded Variant Title Page]

      London: John Murray [through 1861], 1859. Early Reprint. Third Edition (seventh thousand) of the "most influential scientific work of the nineteenth century" (Grolier 100 Science) and "certainly the most important biological book ever written." (Freeman) 8vo: xix,[1],538pp (including unrecorded variant title page), with single leaf of advertisements and folding lithographed diagram by William West, charting Darwin's views of possible sequences of evolution. Original green sand-grain cloth, spine lettered in gilt, covers with decorative panels blocked in blind, brown clay-coated end papers, edges untrimmed. Variant "b" binding (without full point after "MURRAY" on the spine). An excellent example of this rare issue, recased in the original cloth binding (not rebacked), with spine ends skillfully restored and crease to spine carefully repaired, now barely visible. Minor wear to cloth, corners bumped, original endpapers rehinged with matching vintage paper. Manuscript ex-libris on title page of "John Hitchman M.D." (1815-1893), English physician and superintendent of Mickleover Asylum (later Pastures Hospital) near Derby, where this copy was purchased (bookseller's ticket on front paste-down of J. A. Rowbottom). On page [x] a previous owner (perhaps Hitchman) has written notes on Darwin's death and estate, erroneously naming the author "Charles Erasmus Darwin" (Darwin's middle name was Robert). Minor foxing spots and occasional marks, very slight age toning, no ink marks or notes in text pages but the stray pencil mark and margin note. Regarding the title page, all recorded copies have the year printed beginning with a distorted number "1," while our copy has the number fully intact, raising the possibly that the title page was reset to correct this minor problem. It also suggests there may exist other alterations in the text that close comparison could reveal. Regardless, this issue is rare. Freeman 381. For comments on the Origin's inestimable significance, see: PMM 344b. Dibner 199. Garrison–Morton 220. Horblit 23b. Norman 593. Grolier 100 Science 23b. Grolier 100 Medicine 70b. The third edition appeared in April,1861, in a run of just 2,000 copies (the second edition print run was 5,000), only 17 months after Darwin had received his advance copy of the first edition. The binding nearly matches that of the two previous editions, differing only in minor details. But the text was extensively altered, so much so that a table of differences between it and the second edition (a table that was updated for each subsequent edition) was added. Darwin also added the full historical sketch, written to satisfy complaints that he had not sufficiently credited his predecessors in presenting the general theory of evolution. (The sketch had already appeared in shorter form in the first German edition and in the fourth American printing (both 1860), in which it is called a preface. There also appears for the first time a postscript, on page xii. "Darwin not only drew an entirely new picture of the workings of organic nature; he revolutionized our methods of thinking and our outlook on the natural order of things. The recognition that constant change is the order of the universe had been finally established and a vast step forward in the uniformity of nature had been taken." (PMM). N.B.: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Ceylon An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical, with Notices of its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1859.. THIRD EDITION, revised. In two volumes. Octavo, pp.[2]; xl; 643; [3]; pp.[2]; xvi; 663; [3]. With 2 folding maps to the second volume, and 115 further illustrations including frontispieces, maps, plans and wood engravings by various artists. In fairly contemporary, maybe slightly later, green full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and gilt decoration stamped to spines and boards. Gilt dentelle to inner fore-edges; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Black ink ownership inscription to both flyleaves. Spines lightly sunned and worn. Very good indeed. Supporter of Greek Independence in the 1820s, MP for Belfast, and friend of Charles Dickens, Tennent led a varied and interesting life culminating in his stint as Colonial Secretary in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) from 1845-1850. There followed a series of books on the country, with this title first appearing in 1859. Its popularity is attested by the five editions it had run through by 1860.

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        A History of the Birds of Europe, not observed in the British Isles. 4 Bände (komplett).

      London, Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row, - 1859 - Groß-8°. 24,5 cm. IV, 203 Seiten, 60 Blatt, IV, 203 Seiten, 60 Blatt, IV, 247 Seiten, 59 Blatt und XV, 248 (3) Seiten, 59 Blatt. Ockerfarbene Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. 1. Auflage. Ausgabe. Komplett mit 238 farbigen lithografierten Tafeln (180 Vogel- und 58 Eiertafeln). Im 3. Band ist der aufgeführte "Alpine Serin Finch" nicht vorhanden. Im 4. Band sind die gelisteten "Pallas' Pratincole", "Asiatic Plover", "Red-breasted Dotterel", "Charadrius Longipes" und "Least European Sparrow Owl" nicht vorhanden, dafür sind vom "Levant Sparrow-Hawk" 2 Tafeln (Adulte und Young Male and Female) vorhanden sowie der nicht gelistete "Strix-Pusilla" (Identsch mit dem Exemplar der Smithsonian Library). Band 4 mit dem oft fehlenden Vorwort. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Einbandecken bestoßen, Namenseintrag auf Schmutzblatt. Gute, innen gute bis sehr gute Exemplare, Tafeln tadellos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les tréteaux

      First edition on ordinary paper. Half black shagreen over marbled paper boards, spine in six compartments with gilt fillets, blindstamped initials to foot of spine, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers preserved, top edge gilt. Handsome autograph inscription from Charles Monselet to his photographer and caricaturist Etienne Carjat.With a frontispiece portrait of the author by F. Bracquemond.A very good copy. Poulet-Malassis & De Broise Paris 1859 12,5x19cm relié

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        Matériaux pour la carte géologique de la Suisse. (2 Teile in 1 Bd.).

      4, XI, 286 S., 1 Falttaf., XI, 206 S., Textabb., 7 tlw. gefaltete u. farb. Taf., Priv.-HLwd., Bibliotheksbd.: handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Stempel a. erstem Titelblatt die geologischen Tafeln des ersten Teils fehlen!, min. beschienen, Papier min. gebräunt, 1 Taf. im Falz getrennt u. hinterlegt. Jew. EA. Mit Widmung von L. Rollier auf den Titelblättern. Enth.: Huitième livraison, premier supplément (joint à la deuxième édition de la feuille VII): Structure et histoire géologiques de la partie du Jura central comprise entre le Doubs (La-Chaux-de-Fonds), le val de Delémont, le lac de Neuchâtel et le Weissenstein Deuxième supplément à la description géologique de la partie jurassienne de la feuille VII. L. Rollier (1859 - 1931), Konservator der geologischen Sammlung, später Privatdozent für Stratigraphie und Petrefaktenkunde an der ETH Zürich.

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        REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENT FOR LAYING THE CORNER STONE OF THE NEW SYNAGOGUE OF THE PORTUGUESE CONGREGATION "MICKVE ISRAEL," MADE TO THE BUILDING COMMITTEE. TOGETHER WITH THE ADDRESS DELIVERED ON THAT OCCASION, BY THE REV. S. MORAIS MINISTER OF THE CONGREGATION. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENT FOR LAYING THE CORNER STONE OF THE NEW SYNAGOGUE OF THE PORTUGUESE CONGREGATION "MICKVE ISRAEL," MADE TO THE BUILDING COMMITTEE. TOGETHER WITH THE ADDRESS DELIVERED ON THAT OCCASION, BY

      Philadelphia: Collins, Printer, 705 Jayne Street 1859 - 1st edition. 5619. Original printed wrappers, 8vo 15, [1 blank] pages. Singerman 1593. Mickve Israel [Hope of Israel], one of the oldest Philadelphia synagogues, was founded in the 1740s by Sephardic Jews. Known as the 'Synagogue of the American Revolution, ' its early members included Haym Solomon and the Gratz family. Benjamin Franklin contributed to its first building fund. This was its third building, constructed on 7th Street, north of Arch. Isaac Leeser presided over the congregation from 1829 to 1850; Sabato Morais succeeded him. Morais was its Rabbi for 46 years. The list of corner-stone and door- post purchasers included A. S. Wolf, who purchased the North door-post of the north door for fifteen dollars, in honor of H. Polock. Other luminaries of Philadelphia Jewry participated in the ceremonies. Wolf was treasurer and Gabay of the Congregation. Articles deposited in the cornerstone are listed, including newspapers, coins and tokens dated 1859, "A gold quarter dollar of California mintage, being deposited by Clarence A. Hart, aged 9 years. " The Committee of Arrangement consisted of Edwd. S. Mawson, Joseph L. Moss, and Isaac J. Phillips. Rabbi Morais's discourse is printed. Morais, an abolitionist and founder of the Jewish Theological Seminary of New York, counsels, "If there be pride in us, if the vanity of exhibiting a more sightly structure than others possess, impelled us to designate this place as our future Synagogue.let us then bury first such unholy feelings in the bosom of the earth. " Also printed is a prayer in Hebrew, composed by Morais. OCLC lists 5 copies worldwide [Penn, JTS, YU, NYPL, HUC) Light wear, Very Good Condition (KH-6-63) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Virginians A Tale of the Last Century

      Bradbury and Evans, 1859. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. 1857-1859 Bound in half calf. Riviere binding with 'Bound by Riviere & Sons' stamp on front free endpapers. Published in 24 installments and bound together in two volumes with original wraps and adverts. First edition. Front of the wraps are published to the front, with the adverts and rear of the wraps bound to the rear in sequence of publication. (24), viii, 382, (1), 24, (16), 12, 3, (3), 16, (5), 16, (12), 8, (3), (5), 8, (6), 8, (4), 8, 3, (10), 8, 2, 8, 2, (4), 8, 3, (3), 8, (8), 12, (4); (24), viii, 376, 12, 3, (5), 12, (5), 12, (2), 4, (3), 12, 3, (1), 16, (2), 8, 2, (4), 8, (12), 8, 3, (3), 8, 4, (9), 8, (6), 8, (2), 3, (3), 8, 4, (6), 8, 4, (6)pp. 46 plates including frontis, plus engraved title page and numerous vignettes. William Henry Smith armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. William Henry Smith, 3rd Viscount Hambleden (1903=1948) was a British peer and descendant of the founders of stationery group W H Smith. Errata slip opposite page 224 in volume two. "'The Virginians '(1857-9) is a sequel to 'Esmond', and recounts the adventures of Henry Esmond's grandsons in the period of the American War of Independence. Condition: Good due to joints. Front joint of volume one is cracked with the rear joint and front joint of volume two just starting. Some rubbing and bumping. Intermittent scattered foxing throughout. Occasional thumb mark. James S. Virtue publisher's catalogue from issue III has half a leaf missing. Half a leaf missing from cod liver oil advert from issue 18. Small pencil inscriptions to endpapers and front blank. Small closed tear measuring approx 2cm to front wrap of issie 19.

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        Trient.

      Zamarski-Dittmarsch e Co., Vienna, 1859. Cromolitografia di dimensioni 18x25,8 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Lievissimi segni di foxing. Luminosa cromolitografia con veduta panoramica della città di Trento. Contenuta nel volume "Zur Erinnerung an die Eröffnung der Eisenbahnstrecke von Verona nach Bozen im Jahre 1859", celebra l'apertura del tratto ferroviario Verona-Bolzano e infatti appare qui per la prima volta la nuova stazione ferroviaria. Litografata da J. Boyer von Berghof. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Trento nelle Stampe d'Arte" di Aldo Chemelli, scheda n. 51 pagg. 206 e 207. Disponibile in cornice.

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