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        Die grosse Alster-Regatta zu Hamburg am 28. August. Nach einer Zeichnung von J. Gottheil. Altkolorierter Holzstich aus *Illustrirte Zeitung vom 17. September 1859*.

      Bildgröße: 24,5 x 35,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 43 x 52 cm - unausgerahmt ). Die Alster mit reicher Personen-, Segelboot- und Ruderbootstaffage. Von guter Erhaltung. ( verso mit montierter Kopie des Zeitungsblattes vom 17. September 1859 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        PATROLOGIAE CURSUS COMPLETUS, SERIES GRAECA, TOMUS LXVIII - LXIX - LXX - LXXI - LXXII - LXXIII - LXXIV - LXXV - LXXVI - LXXVII, SAECULUM V, S. P. N. CYRILLI ALEXANDRIAE ARCHIEPISCOPI OPERA QUAE REPRIRI POTUERUNT OMNIA, CURA ET STUDIO JOANNIS AUBERTI

      1859. J.-P. Migne. 1859. In-4.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs. 10 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun. Texte en latin et en grec sur 2 colonnes, chacune étant paginée. Titre, tomaison, bandeaux et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Ex-libris de la Bibliothèque de l'Institut Catholique de Toulouse au dos des 1ers plats. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Quelques mors fendus. 1er plat du tome LXXVI abîmé avec manque sur le coin inférieur. Manque en coiffe de pied du tome LXXVII. Seu Bibliotheca Universalis, Integra, Uniformis, Commoda, Oeconomica, Omnium SS. Patrum, Doctorum Scriptorumque Ecclesiasticorum. Qui ab Aevo Apostolico ad Usque Innocentii III Pro Latinis, et ad Photii Tempora Pro Graecis Floruerunt. Accurante J.-P. Migne.

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        Traité de l'office.

      1859 - Paris, Chez l'Auteur, 1859, 2 volumes in-8 (14.5 x 22.8 cm.), 4 ff., 50, 111, (1), 224 pp., (chiffrées 222), 2 planches et 4 ff., 202, (1 f. blanc), 40, 12, 19, (1), 220 pp., 1 f. d'errata, 5 pl., broché sous couverture papier bleu d'attente, pièce de titre imprimée au dos, non rogné, petits manques en tête et pied du dos, rousseurs légères et quelques cahiers brunis. Troisième édition identique à l'originale de 1845-1846. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Richard (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        Aphorismes Administratifs. Paris, 1859, Only Edition.

      1859. A Rare Collection of French Legal and Political Aphorisms Regnault, Amable [1798-1897]. Aphorismes Administratifs. Paris: Cosse et Marchal, Imprimeurs-Editeurs, 1859. [iv], II, 206 pp. 12mo. (6-3/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title and fillets to spine, speckled edges, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities with minor wear to spine ends and corners, light fading to spine, partial crack to text block between front free endpaper and following endleaf. Light toning to text, light foxing in a few places. A handsome copy. * Only edition. Organized by topic, this is a collection of aphorisms on, for the most part, administrative law and political science. Each entry is accompanied by a Latin translation on a facing page. Regnault was an archivist, translator, historian and bibliographer. OCLC locates 4 copies, 1 in North America (U.S. Supreme Court). Another copy located at the Library of Congress.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Lehrbuch der Weltgeschichte (Band 1-10) (Band 7 in 1. und 2. Auflage enthalten)

      Halbleder Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Buchrücken berieben, stellenweise mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Kopfschnitt mit leichten Lagerspuren, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt / stellenweise mit Altersspuren /, Band 1 von 1859, Band 2 von 1862, Band 3 von 1868, Band 4 von 1870, Band 5 von 1872, Band 6 von 1877, Band 7 in erster und erweiterter zweiter Auflage (1885 und 1888), Band 8 von 1887, Band 9 von 1889 und Band 10 von 1894

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        JOURNAL FÜR PRAKTISCHE CHEMIE. Hrsg. v. Otto Linné Erdmann und Gustav Werther.

      Bd. 77 (1859) - Bd. 97 (1865)Bd. 99 Bd. 101 - 104 Bd. 107 (1869) Bd. 110 (1870) (= Neue Folge Bd. 2) N.F. Bd. 14 N.F. Bd. 16 - 39 (1889) 159. Bd. N.F. Bd. 51 (1859) - 68 (1903) N.F. Bd. 75 - 90 (1914) N.F. Bd. 92 - 94 N.F. Bd. 101 - 106 (1923) = Bd. 214 d. Gesamtreihe. In zusammen 106 Bdn. 8. HLdr. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Dazu Einzelhefte: N.F. Bd. 112 (1926): Hefte 1-12 N.F. Bd. 113: Hefte 1-12 N.F. Bd. 114: Hefte 9-12 N.F. Bd. 115 (1927): Hefte 1-12 N.F. Bd. 116: Hefte 1-12 N.F. Bd. 117: Hefte 1-12.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Percement de lIsthme de Suez. Exposé et documents officiels.

      Gr.-8. Mit 2 mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Karten. 2 Bll., 280 S., 1 Bl., 19 S. (Lettre au Times), Mod. HLdr. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild u. eingeb. OUmschlag. Erstausgabe. - [...] De Lesseps ließ sich weder durch politische noch praktische Einwände von seinem Projekt abbringen. Doch mußte zu seiner Finanzierung Kapital aufgebracht werden. In einer fast dreihundert Seiten langen und mit Karten versehenen Abhandlung Der Durchstich der Landenge von Suez erläuterte er die Probleme des Kanals und seinen Bauplan. Napoleon III. sicherte ihm seine Unterstützung zu, und Lesseps beschaffte sich ein Kapital von zweihundert Millionen Francs. Mit dem Bau begann man 1859, vollendet wurde er zehn Jahre später [...] (Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern, S. 617). - Der eingeb. OUmschlag m. kl. Randläsuren. Tlw. schwach stockfleckig. - Unbeschnittenes Exemplar mit dem häufig fehlenden sep. paginierten Anhang Lettre au Times, dem 19-seitigen Abdruck eines Briefes an die Londoner Zeitung Times. - PMM 339 Borst 2581 Norman 1336 Poggendorff III, 801 En Francais dans le texte 274.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenden Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrikas 1905-1906. EA. 22 Abteilungen in 3 Bänden (= alles).

      Zus. 2328 S.. Mit 87 (davon 4 farbigen) Tafeln, 1 Karte und zahlr. Textabbildungen. Gr.4 (30,8 x 25 cm). Rote Maroquinbände auf 4 falschen Bünden, mit Deckelblindprägung, goldgepr. Rückentiteln, dreiseitigem Goldschnitt, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Min. berieben. Vorliegende Meistereinbände stammen von dem Königlichen Hofbuchbinder Gustav Hedberg (*1859), sein Zeichen findet sich jeweils auf dem vorderen Innendeckel. Yngve Sjöstedt (1866-1948), schwedischer Biologe, Professor und Kurator am Schwedischen Museum für Naturgeschichte, leitete die Expedition, die insges. 59000 Tiere aus 4300 Arten nach Europa brachte, von denen 1400 sich als neue erwiesen (vgl. Vorwort). Kainbacher 396 Nissen ZBI 3859.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg]
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        Nature-Printed British Ferns: being Figures and Descriptions of the Species & Varieties of ferns found in the United Kingdom. Nature-Printed by Henry Bradbury. In two Volumes. Octavo-Edition. (1. Polypodium to Lastrea. Genus I.-V. - 2. Athyrium to

      A good sound set in original half morrocco heavily tooled with gilt lettering pieces Roy. 8vo.xvi, 254pps +51 colour plates ; xi, 368 pps +64 colour plates + engraved title pages with colour printed vignettes by Leighton [All plates called for] top edge gilt. [ A glossary has been added in manuscript. at the back of vol 1] Usual foxing to foredges, occaisionally affecting the plate but generally good. First published in 1855/6 in parts in a folio edition with just 51 plates costing6 guineas. The expanded 2 volume Octavo edition [ Along with its companion Nature-Printed British Sea weeds] represents Bradburys principal achievement in nature printing and though further volumes were planned he killed himself in 1860. The firm never the less exhibited the process at the 1862 International Exhibition and were awarded a medal

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        EL SOMBRERO SU PASADO, SU PRESENTE Y SU PORVENIR

      Madrid. 1859. 176Pág+1h. 15X11. Holandesa. Obra a favor del Sombrero Hongo con los siguientes autores: D. Antonio Ferrer del Rio, D. Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch, D. Manuel del Palacio, D. Ramon R. Corres, D. Juan Pérez Calvo, D. Cayetano Rosell, D. S. Catalina, D. Manuel Ortiz de Pinedo, D. Ventura de la Vega, D. Juan Antonio Viedma, D. Pio Gullon, D. Antonio Hurtado, D. M. Ossorio, D. Antonio García Negrete, D. Eugenio de Olavarria, D. Antonio de Trueba, D. Narciso Serra, D. Antonio Ribot y Fontseré, D. Eusebio Asquerino, D. Joaquín Maldonado Macanaz, D. Pedro Antonio de Alarcon, D. Manuel Cañete, D. Raimundo Fernández Cuesta, D. Federico Hope, D. Manuel Lasala, D. José Selgas, D. Luis Rivera, D. Fernando San Julian, El Solitario, D. Eduardo Asquerino, etc., etc. Raríssima Obra y difícil en comercio. Ref 9.4 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Storia veneta figurata espressa in centocinquanta tavole inventate e disegnate da Giuseppe Gatteri sulla scorta delle cronache e delle storie e secondo i vari costumi del tempo.

      Volumi in buone condizioni. Copertina rigida. Tavole incise da Antonio Viviani e dai migliori artisti veneziani e illustrate da Zanotto, socio di varie Accademie. Naturali segni del tempo. Ed. Grimaldo. Venezia. 1859.

      [Bookseller: Messinissa Libri]
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        Lehre von den blutigen Operationen am menschlichen Körper. In Abbildungen mit erläuterndem Texte. Zum Gebrauche für Studirende und ausübende Wundärzte, 1 - 7. Abtheilung. Mit insgesamt 176 ganzseitigen, teilweise kolorierten Steindrucktafeln von C. Schmie

      Leipzig & Heidelberg, C. F. Wintersche Buchhandlung, 1859 - 1864. Große Operationslehre des (ab 1841) in Leipzig lehrenden Chirurgen und Orthopäden Gustav Biedermann Günther (1801 - 1866), die dieser unter Mitarbeit renommierter Kollegen (unter anderem der Ophthalmologen Friedrich Philipp Ritterich und Ernst Adolf Coccius sowie des Wundarztes und Chirurgen Karl Wilhelm Streubel) von 1853 bis 1866 in sieben Abteilungen herausgab. Abt. 1: Die Elementar- und die allgemeinen Operationen. IV, 88 Textseiten (einschließlich Tafelbeschreibungen) sowie 5 teilweise kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 1 - 5, vollständig enthalten). Abt. 2: Lehre von den blutigen Operationen an den untern (unteren) Extremitäten mit Einschluss des Hüftgelenkes am menschlichen Körper. VIII, 211 Textseiten (einschließlich Tafelbeschreibungen) sowie 47 teilweise kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 6 - 52, die Tafeln 13, 15, 18 jeweils als Doppeltafeln a u. b alle Tafeln mit zugehörigen Beschreibungsseiten). Tafel 45 fehlend, Tafel 44 beschädigt und buchbinderisch hinterlegt. Abt. 3: Lehre von den blutigen Operationen an den obern (oberen) Extremitäten am menschlichen Körper. VII, 140 Textseiten (einschließlich Tafelbeschreibungen) sowie 20 teilweise kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 53 - 72, vollständig enthalten, alle Tafeln mit zugehörigen Beschreibungsseiten). Abt. 4/1: Lehre von den Operationen am Becken des menschlichen Körpers. VI, 500 Textseiten (S. 89 - 112 257 - 288 hier fehlend) sowie 27 teilweise kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 73 - 98 Tafeln 87, 95, 96a, 97 hier fehlend). Abt. 4/2: Lehre von den Operationen am Bauche des menschlichen Körpers. VI, 178 Textseiten (einschließlich Tafelbeschreibungen) sowie 11 teilweise kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 99 - 108, vollständig enthalten, alle Tafeln mit zugehörigen Beschreibungsseiten). Abt. 4/3: Lehre von den Operationen am Thorax des menschlichen Körpers. VI, 128 Textseiten (einschließlich Tafelbeschreibungen) sowie 7 überwiegend kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 109 - 115, vollständig enthalten). Abt. 5: Lehre von den Operationen am Halse des menschlichen Körpers. IV, 416 Textseiten (einschließlich Tafelbeschreibungen) sowie 29 teilweise kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 116 - 144, vollständig enthalten, alle Tafeln mit zugehörigen Beschreibungsseiten). Abt. 6: Lehre von den blutigen Augenoperationen am menschlichen Körper Körpers. VIII, 68 Textseiten (einschließlich alphabetischem Sachregister) sowie 22 teilweise kolorierten ganzseitigen Steindrucktafeln (Tafeln 1 - 22, vollständig enthalten). Abt. 7: Lehre von den Operationen am Kopfe des menschlichen Körpers. 6 Hefte mit jeweils eigenständiger Seitenzählung: Heft I: Operationen an den Gefäßen. 26 S., Tafeln 145 - 146 (vollständig enthalten). Heft II: Operationen an den Nerven. 41 S., Tafeln 147 - 150 (vollständig enthalten). Heft III: Operationen an den Lippen und Wangen. 110 S., Tafeln 151 - 160 (vollständig enthalten). Heft IV: Operationen an den Zähnen und dem Zahnfleische. 25 S. Heft V: Operationen an und unter der Zunge. 48 S., Tafel 161. Heft VI: Operationen an der Uvula und den Tonsillen, am Palatum Pendulum, am harten und weichen Gaumen. 66 S., Tafeln 162 - 164 (vollständig enthalten). Der neuen Handeinbände in tadellosem Zustand. Seiten überwiegend sauber, partiell geringfügig fleckig, allenfalls sehr wenige Seiten etwas mehr, wenige Seiten (vor allem im Randbereich) etwas gebräunt. Bei wenigen Seiten einige Eck- bzw. Randbereiche fachmännisch hinterlegt. In Abt. 2 acht Seiten mit kleinem Eckabriß (ohne Textverlust). In toto sehr gutes, bis auf wenige fehlende Seiten vollständiges Exemplar dieser überaus seltenen Operationslehre, in der sich der Wissensstand der Chirurgie und die Methoden chirurgischer Eingriffe um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts in sehr anschaulicher Weise widerspiegeln.Versandkosten: (Forwarding expenses): USA (Fedex, insured): EUR 420 EU (DHL): EUR 36 Europa außer EU (Fedex, insured): EUR 420 Deutschland (DHL): EUR 20. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Further pictures on the web site of the antiquarian bookshop (please enter the article number on the supply side in the search box).

      [Bookseller: Anton-Heinrich]
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        Frauenporträt". Original-Tuschzeichnung auf grüner Unterlage.

      - Bildgrösse: 12x11 cm. Auf Unterlage montiert. Unten links monogramiert, hinten mit Nachlass-Stempel. Théophile Alexandre Steinlen 1859-1923, zeichner Radierer, Lithograph und Maler, geboren in Lausanne, seit 1882 in Paris (wird 1901 Franzose). Erfolgreicher Zeichner für die Zeitschriften "Chat Noir", "Le Mirliton", "Le Croquis", "La Revue Illustrée", "Le Rire" u.v.a., zahlreiche Werke befinden sich in europäischen Museen. - Lit: Thieme-Becker, Künstlerlexikon der Schweiz u.a. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Life of Colonel Talbot, and theTalbot Settlement, its Rise and Progress, with Sketches of thePublic Characters, and career of some of the Most Conspicuous Menin Upper Canada, who were either friends or acquaintances of thesubject of these memoirs.

      St. Thomas. Printed at A. McLachlin'sHouse Journal Office. 1859.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 17.5cm. The First Edition,iv,[v-vi],contents, 230p., errata slip, in the original blinddecorated brown cloth, gilt titles on the upper cover, authorpresentation copy to his cousin, former owner's block letter inkstamp on the bottom margin of the title otherwise a very good tofine copy, rare. (cgc) The inscription reads: To Mrs. JeanMacdonald, from her affectionate Cousin, Edw Ermatinger. T.P.L.3358. Morgan p116. Watters p496. The author was a fur-trader',businessman, politician, and writer who spent ten years in theservice of the Hudson's Bay Company before settling in St. Thomas.He made a successful career as a banker and founded the St. ThomasStandard. Although he had disliked his early life in the fur tradehe defended the Hudson's Bay Company in his book The Hudson's BayTerritories (1858). .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Mémoires de l'Impératrice Catherine II. Ecrits par elle-même, et précédés d'une préface par A. Herzen. (Edition de N. Trüber & Cie).

      Londres Trübner & Cie 1859 In-8 de XVI-352 pp., demi-chagrin rouge, dos orné à nerfs (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale de ces mémoires rédigés en français. Bel exemplaire.

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        Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountain Gold Region; Accompanied by Reliable Maps and a Preliminary Treatise on the Pre-Emption Laws of the United States

      New York: J. H. Colton, 1859. 16mo. 177pp. Three maps on two folding sheets. [6]pp. of advertisements. Publisher's brown cloth, stamped in gilt and lettered blind. Housed in a red morocco box.Rare Pike's Peak overland guide, with important maps.A rare Colorado gold rush guide book with three important maps of the region. The text contains an account of the Kansas region, descriptions of the various routes, information on the gold discoveries in the Rockies, and advice on outfitting a trip to the gold fields. "Pre-emption" laws relate to land claims and are treated in an appendix. The first two maps, on one sheet and both outlined in color, are "Kansas and Nebraska" and "Nebraska and Kanzas. Showing Pikes Peak and the Gold Region." The third map is "Military Map of Parts of Kansas, Nebraska, and Dakota by Lieut. G.K. Warren from Explorations made by him in 1855-57." The second and third maps are particularly significant, showing Denver, Montana, and as far west as Salt Lake. "The authors were correspondents for eastern newspapers. Redpath, a rabid abolitionist, came to Kansas Territory soon after it was established. Hinton came in 1856 as a correspondent for the Boston Traveller " - Dary. Many of the advertisements at the rear are for rail routes to the Pike's Peak gold region. The Eberstadts describe this guide book as the "original 'Pike's Peak or Bust' overland guide."Dary, Kanzana 74; Eberstadt 137:522; Graff 3437; Hafen, Pike's Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks of 1859 , 14; Howes R120, "aa"; Rader 2773; Sabin 68526; Streeter Sale 2131; Wagner-Camp 343; Wheat Transmississippi 995, 996.

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        Erzählungen eines reisenden Malers

      Aus dem Englischen mit Genehmigung des Verfassers übertragen von L. Du Bois, höchst seltene Ausgabe im Originalumschlag (NICHT bei Schädel, laut Corian-Eintrag 1859 erschienen), inhaltlich wohl mit der viel späteren Ausgabe "In der Dämmerstunde" (bei Janke in 3 Bänden 1874 erschienen) identisch, enthält die Kriminalerzählungen "Das schreckliche Bett" / "Schwester Rose" / "Die Dame von Stenworth" / "Gabriel's Hochzeit" / " Der gestohlene Brief" / "Die Maske". Zustand: Buchblock unten links angestoßen, Rücken rissig und lädiert und mit handschriftlichem Buchtitel in Bleistift, papierbedingt etwas braunfleckig, Buchblock war zwischen Seite 128 und 129 gebrochen und wurde dort dezent von alter Hand mit einem farblich passenden Papierstreifen zusammengefügt. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar dieser erst 2. Veröffentlichung von Wilkie Collins in Deutschland, die noch zu seinen Lebzeiten erschien. Von größter Seltenheit.

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        Meyers Universum.. Ein Volksbuch, enthaltend Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenswerthesten und Merkwürdigsten in Natur und Kunst. Octavausgabe in 5 Bänden.

      5, mit 5 Titelvignetten und 206 ganzseitigen Stahlstichen, gr.8. 24,4 x 17,2 cm. VI,859 (2) Seiten, In gutem Zustand. die Einbände minimal berieben und fleckig, der Rücken von Band 2 etwas gebräunt und im Farbton heller, Band 1 am Kopfkapital mit kleinem Anriß (0,8 cm), Band 3 mit kleiner entfärbter Stelle am Kopfkapital, die Buchblöcke sauber, teils gering braunfleckig, auch einige Abbildungen davon betroffen, einige Stahlstiche rückseitig gebräunt, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung, in Band 4 zwei Lagen verbunden, aber vollständig vorhanden. die Bände 2-4 erschienen 1859, 1860 erschien der Band 5.

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        Fuei shinsetsu [trans.: Manual of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and the Nursing Care of the Newborn]

      - Many woodcut illus. in the text. In Chinese with Japanese reading marks. 47; 27 folding leaves. Two vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (Vol. II with some minor marginal worming), new stitching. Kyoto: 1859. First edition to be published in Japan of a quite fascinating book. Hobson (1816-73), after studying medicine at University College, London, served with the London Missionary Society in China. Hobson arrived in Macao in 1839 and spent about twenty years in China in hospitals in Macao, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai. He was a pioneer in proposing the establishment of a medical school in Hong Kong for Chinese students and wrote many books, including an English/Chinese medical dictionary. A serious student of the Chinese language, Hobson also wrote in Chinese a series of four original medical books with two Chinese collaborators: Outline of Anatomy and Physiology (Quanti xin lun, 1850), First Lines of the Practice of Surgery in the West (Xiyi lüelun, 1857), Practice of Medicine and Materia Medica (Neike xinshuo, 1858), and the present work (1858). These books were not translations of individual European medical works but entirely new and unique distillations of what Hobson considered to be the best in Western medicine. They were widely used within the Chinese missionary medical schools for the rest of the century. Their immediate success caused the present work to be quickly published in Japan as well. A copy had been presented by one of Hobson's Chinese assistants to the Japanese publisher Fukuchi who added the Japanese reading marks and issued it in Tokyo for the Japanese market in 1859. Vol. I deals with conception, pregnancy, and birth. The second volume is concerned with pediatric medicine. The fine woodcuts depict many views of the pelvic girdle, the fetus in utero, and birth positions. Fine set. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Stanford's Library Map of Australasia

      London: Edward Stanford, 1859. Folding map of the continent in four parts, each measuring 74 x 80 cm, i.e. 148 x 160 cm if joined, original colour in outline, contemporary manuscript annotations in pencil and ink on all four parts recording the course of H.M.S. Salamander to and around Australia, dissected into 16 sections and mounted on linen, blue patterned paper to the folded end sections, the small discreet circular stamp of the "Dept. of Soc[ial] Anthrop[ology] Oxford" to one panel on the verso of each map, housed in the publisher's black morocco slipcase with a foldover tab perished on one joint, gilt lettered to the spine. The slipcase worn, but sound, the map in very good condition overall. HMS Salamander was first commissioned in 1832 and saw active service across the world, most notably in the second Anglo-Burmese War. She suffered damage during a voyage in Arctic waters in the 1850s and was extensively refitted at Chatham before being sent to Australia in late 1863. An inset chart of the world to the lower left corner of the south east sheet shows the course of the Salamander's voyage to Australia with dates of her staging posts. On the main body of the map the annotations continue in the same manner, showing the course around the south of Australia thence north along the eastern coast and up to the Adolphus Channel.

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        Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountain Gold Region; Accompanied by Reliable Maps and a Preliminary Treatise on the Pre-Emption Laws of the United States

      J. H. Colton, New York 1859 - 177pp. Three maps on two folding sheets. [6]pp. of advertisements. Publisher's brown cloth, stamped in gilt and lettered blind. Housed in a red morocco box. Rare Pike's Peak overland guide, with important maps. A rare Colorado gold rush guide book with three important maps of the region. The text contains an account of the Kansas region, descriptions of the various routes, information on the gold discoveries in the Rockies, and advice on outfitting a trip to the gold fields. "Pre-emption" laws relate to land claims and are treated in an appendix. The first two maps, on one sheet and both outlined in color, are "Kansas and Nebraska" and "Nebraska and Kanzas. Showing Pikes Peak and the Gold Region." The third map is "Military Map of Parts of Kansas, Nebraska, and Dakota by Lieut. G.K. Warren from Explorations made by him in 1855-57." The second and third maps are particularly significant, showing Denver, Montana, and as far west as Salt Lake. "The authors were correspondents for eastern newspapers. Redpath, a rabid abolitionist, came to Kansas Territory soon after it was established. Hinton came in 1856 as a correspondent for the Boston Traveller " - Dary. Many of the advertisements at the rear are for rail routes to the Pike's Peak gold region. The Eberstadts describe this guide book as the "original 'Pike's Peak or Bust' overland guide." Dary, Kanzana 74; Eberstadt 137:522; Graff 3437; Hafen, Pike's Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks of 1859 , 14; Howes R120, "aa"; Rader 2773; Sabin 68526; Streeter Sale 2131; Wagner-Camp 343; Wheat Transmississippi 995, 996. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die grosse Alster-Regatta zu Hamburg am 28. August. Nach einer Zeichnung von J. Gottheil. Altkolorierter Holzstich aus *Illustrirte Zeitung vom 17. September 1859*.

      Hamburg 1859 - Bildgröße: 24,5 x 35,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 43 x 52 cm - unausgerahmt ). Die Alster mit reicher Personen-, Segelboot- und Ruderbootstaffage. Von guter Erhaltung. ( verso mit montierter Kopie des Zeitungsblattes vom 17. September 1859 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Aus dem Memoiren eines Russen. Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe, 1855-1859.

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

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        An Archive of over 600 pieces of Jacob Meck (1859-1930), prominent merchandising entrepreneur, postmaster, and cigar manufacturer, Meckville, Berks County, PA, 1864-1911

      - An Archive of over 600 pieces of Jacob Meck (1859-1930), prominent merchandising entrepreneur, postmaster, and cigar manufacturer, Meckville, Berks County, PA, 1864-1911. Jacob Meck, of Pennsylvania, was one of 11 adult children born to Benjamin and Elizabeth Ruth. He operated a grocery store beginning in 1879. He was the postmaster of Meckville, Berks County, PA after being nominated by David McKendree Key (U.S. Democratic Senator from Tennessee and U.S. Postmaster General). The post office was located in the store and the village was named Meckville after him. Meck later expanded his business, opening a liquor store in 1894, a creamery, feed store, and shirt factory in 1902, and then establishing Eagle Canning Company in 1905. Meck began a cigar manufacturing business in 1884 and ran it through 1907 when time restrictions forced him to abandon it. In 1913 he ran for Recorder of Deeds as a democratic candidate. Above images are small sampling of collectionHe married Hettie Esther Becker in 1877 and the couple had seven children. Many personal correspondences are from his sons Walter (1878-1961) and Allan (1886-1977?). Walter opened the Meck and Coldren Mill with D.D. Coldren in 1900 where they manufactured cotton underwear. Walter remained with the business until 1950. Allan became a minister and became a well-respected president of the Lancaster Theological Seminary, where an Allan S. Meck Award honors his memory.The collection relates to the cigar business and grocery store; including financials, invoices, advertisements, and correspondence. Also postmaster papers, circulars, covers (envelopes), and personal correspondence and documents and includes: Financial, business and personal from multiple banks and the Internal Revenue Service and detail amounts of deposit and credits, many are from Myerstown National Bank, including overdraft notices, settlement of bills, bank notices, bank notices, revenue license receipt, etc. Post office/post master, 1883-1887 (20 items), others without dates-many ask for names and addresses of residents who may have interested in a particular consumer good or in a particular trade and request information be posted or handed out.o notes to postmastero circularso Grocery business (approx. 381 items)§ Postal Cards, 1879-1888 including notice of payments both due and received, calling cards with dates of vendor visits, advertisements for example for Hardware, Iron, and Oil Merchants, Garden Seeds, Oriental Spice and Coffee Works, Personal notes such as one regarding having Meck’s sign painted and requests for goods to be delivered.§ Payments received, 1879-1888.§ Invoices, predominantly from 1879-1887 § Correspondence, predominantly from 1879-1910 (129 items) of note a letter dated Oct 5, 1886, Meck endorsed a David McCauley where McCauley reneged on his agreement and the company wants to know how Meck will handle the need for payment.o Circulars (120 items)§ Pharmacy (7 items)-includes quackery, patented medicines, specimens of cards, of note is a letter head for World Dispensary and Invalids’ Hotel in Buffalo New York§ Proctor and Gamble (12 items)-notices for advertising including Ivory Soap "Creeping Babies" (a possible reference to the poem "Thoughtful Santa Claus", also leaflets such as "Town Talk" "Half Moon" "Clean Quick" which have descriptions and prices of goods.§ Clothing and Shoes (14 items)-notices of auctions and sales, endorsements, price lists, of note 8 page 1881 trade journal for the Goodyear Rubber Company§ Books (16 items)-order forms and publishers book descriptions, circular letters, a business circular written by a doctor; if a consumption patient fills in answers to questions they receive a book, ad for "New and Splendidly Illustrated Polyglot Family Bible", newspaper style advertisement for "The History of Christianity" by Rev. John S.C. Abbott D.D., and Denison’s Descriptive Catalogue of Amateur and Standard Plays, Dialogues, Tableaux, Readings, Books for Teachers, Etc.§

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        An Archive of over 600 pieces of Jacob Meck (1859-1930), prominent merchandising entrepreneur, postmaster, and cigar manufacturer, Meckville, Berks County, PA, 1864-1911

      An Archive of over 600 pieces of Jacob Meck (1859-1930), prominent merchandising entrepreneur, postmaster, and cigar manufacturer, Meckville, Berks County, PA, 1864-1911. Jacob Meck, of Pennsylvania, was one of 11 adult children born to Benjamin and Elizabeth Ruth. He operated a grocery store beginning in 1879. He was the postmaster of Meckville, Berks County, PA after being nominated by David McKendree Key (U.S. Democratic Senator from Tennessee and U.S. Postmaster General). The post office was located in the store and the village was named Meckville after him. Meck later expanded his business, opening a liquor store in 1894, a creamery, feed store, and shirt factory in 1902, and then establishing Eagle Canning Company in 1905. Meck began a cigar manufacturing business in 1884 and ran it through 1907 when time restrictions forced him to abandon it. In 1913 he ran for Recorder of Deeds as a democratic candidate. Above images are small sampling of collection He married Hettie Esther Becker in 1877 and the couple had seven children. Many personal correspondences are from his sons Walter (1878-1961) and Allan (1886-1977?). Walter opened the Meck and Coldren Mill with D.D. Coldren in 1900 where they manufactured cotton underwear. Walter remained with the business until 1950. Allan became a minister and became a well-respected president of the Lancaster Theological Seminary, where an Allan S. Meck Award honors his memory. The collection relates to the cigar business and grocery store; including financials, invoices, advertisements, and correspondence. Also postmaster papers, circulars, covers (envelopes), and personal correspondence and documents and includes: · Financial, business and personal from multiple banks and the Internal Revenue Service and detail amounts of deposit and credits, many are from Myerstown National Bank, including overdraft notices, settlement of bills, bank notices, bank notices, revenue license receipt, etc. · Post office/post master, 1883-1887 (20 items), others without dates-many ask for names and addresses of residents who may have interested in a particular consumer good or in a particular trade and request information be posted or handed out. o notes to postmaster o circulars o Grocery business (approx. 381 items) § Postal Cards, 1879-1888 including notice of payments both due and received, calling cards with dates of vendor visits, advertisements for example for Hardware, Iron, and Oil Merchants, Garden Seeds, Oriental Spice and Coffee Works, Personal notes such as one regarding having Meck?s sign painted and requests for goods to be delivered. § Payments received, 1879-1888. § Invoices, predominantly from 1879-1887 § Correspondence, predominantly from 1879-1910 (129 items) of note a letter dated Oct 5, 1886, Meck endorsed a David McCauley where McCauley reneged on his agreement and the company wants to know how Meck will handle the need for payment. o Circulars (120 items) § Pharmacy (7 items)-includes quackery, patented medicines, specimens of cards, of note is a letter head for World Dispensary and Invalids? Hotel in Buffalo New York § Proctor and Gamble (12 items)-notices for advertising including Ivory Soap ?Creeping Babies? (a possible reference to the poem ?Thoughtful Santa Claus?, also leaflets such as ?Town Talk? ?Half Moon? ?Clean Quick? which have descriptions and prices of goods. § Clothing and Shoes (14 items)-notices of auctions and sales, endorsements, price lists, of note 8 page 1881 trade journal for the Goodyear Rubber Company § Books (16 items)-order forms and publishers book descriptions, circular letters, a business circular written by a doctor; if a consumption patient fills in answers to questions they receive a book, ad for ?New and Splendidly Illustrated Polyglot Family Bible?, newspaper style advertisement for ?The History of Christianity? by Rev. John S.C. Abbott D.D., and Denison?s Descriptive Catalogue of Amateur and Standard Plays, Dialogues, Tableaux, Readings, Books for Teachers, Etc. § Insurance (5 items)- descriptions and costs of services § Agriculture and Farming (17 items)- some circular letters with illustrated letterhead, booklets, ads for fertilizer, scales, animal meal, minerals, oils, and tools, of note ?The Wise Farmer? ad for improved butter color. § Miscellaneous (1 item)-1883 Kentucky Lottery § General Goods (Dry Goods, Household) (39 items)-newspaper style advertisements for tea, silverware, lighting, needles, and other household supplies, watches, mirrors, scales, laundry supplies, and paints, of note ads for an electric battery which gives 5 currents and a Peterson?s Patent Label Maker. § Food (6 items)- listing of testimonials, sales, notice of items available, of note an ad for ?Poor Man?s Easter Egg Dyes?. § Modern Houses (3 items)-sample pictures with descriptions of homes available for building, includes basic pricing · Cigar Business, run from 1884-1907 (approx. 74 items) o Postal Cards, 1880-1889, and no date-includes calling cards and types and quantities of cigar orders such as ?Lady of Lake? and ?Royal Boquet? and ?send 1.000 Minnie and 1.000 Gyrrell?s? o Cigar documents 1886-1887-assortment of topics, of note one letter of Aug 24, 1886 requests a reorder but ?under no circumstances do we want any with that binder on that you bought of Frymyer. If you do you will spoil your future trade with us as we cannot possibly handle any segars at any price that do not burn? and a premium for J.R. Mast who is giving away free boots with the purchase of ?Boot Plug? tobacco; letters also include: § orders § references § Advertisements-includes Weissinger and Bate?s ?Prune Nugget? chewing tobacco and Bausman and Mast?s Seed Leaf and Havana Tobacco § correspondence o Invoices, 1879- 1898-lists the names of cigars, quantity, and pricing o Covers (envelopes)-return addresses for cigar companies and tobacconists in Pennsylvania · Personal Correspondence (118 items) o To Jacob Meck, 1880-1911, no date (98 items)-many addressed to father from Walter and Allan, may be store related but do not have businesses referenced, others are a combination of business and personal, for example Walter discussing orders and his daughter?s health o other addressees, 1864-1910, no date (20 items) § includes letters to/from family members, a number of letters are to Allan § 1903 report on ?Reformation History of France? by Allan Meck, about 17 years old · Meck documents (3 items) o notice of new item available in store (2 copies) o 1913 letter of introduction, democratic candidate for Recorder of Deeds · Covers (envelopes)-an assortment of covers, most have stamped postal marks and postage stamps, predominately with advertisements, mostly illustrated or with cameo illustrations, addressed to Meckville, Berks County and Hamlin, Lebanon County, one with Kutztown (there are no circulars or documents included with these) (#26000327) $1,150.00 Social History 2. [ Manuscript] A Series of 10 Family letters from Rebecca (Morton) and Gideon Carpenter of Vermont to Phebe (Morton) and Peter Vaughan of Middleborough, Massachusetts, 1827-1848. A collection of ten (10) letters primarily from Rebecca Carpenter to her sister Phebe Vaughan but occasionally contain correspondence between Peter Vaughan and Gideon Carpenter. Letters are on 12 ½? x 8? single fold papers and folded to create stampless covers, six covers have stamped postmarks. Letters are predominantly from the 1820?s. · Earlier letters are addressed to Peter but are to ?sister.? They discuss family and friends, health issues, money, and children. · Peter and Gideon discuss business; Peter sends a horse for Gideon to sell. · An undated letter to Peter reveals Gideon is paying a man to search for Morton family land in England as he hears that the family overseas has come into a land fall. He hopes for names, marriages, births, and deaths in order to prove a relationship. · Rebecca discusses daily life, spinning, washing, not wanting to cut her young son?s hair. She mentions a feeble child and one who was recently buried after ten weeks with ?dropsy in the head.? · Rebecca?s health is not well and their mother comes to live with her. · Rebecca shows deep concern that Gideon is not a farmer but that he is unable to make a profit at his trade. · She wonders if he might be able to work his trade if they are able to move ?down there? to the New Bedford and Taunton areas. She requests Peter to send any information possible. · She expresses happiness that Phebe has received the ?Pearl of great price? probably referring to Matthew 13:45-46, King James Version and hopes she will not stop until she achieves ?perfect love.? Joseph Smith who later began the Church for Latter Day Saints, grew up in nearby Sharon, VT. · Later letters mention their mother losing her faculties, Rebecca?s son Charles buying a house and her moving in. She details the house and property, explaining she has two rag rugs, a wood shed that will hold two cords, the number of rooms, and how the house has a pump to the cistern that brings water to the sink in the kitchen. The last letter shows Rebecca?s severe ill health and her inability to work, the boys helping and her daughter Jane helps as much as possible. Rebecca has extreme pain and the doctor recommends blisters and bleeding. (#2600094) $275.00 Phebe Oliver Morton Vaughan, 1795-1869 (http://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/phebe-oliver-morton_22451705?geo_a=r&o_iid=41014&o_lid=41014&o_sch=Web+Property) Peter Vaughan, 1791-1874 (http://vaughan-vaughn.org/res-danielv.htm ) Children: Cyrus, Eveline, Peter, Phebe, Hepsibah, Mary Rebecca Morton Carpenter, 1799-? Gideon Carpenter, 1790-? (http://carpentercousins.com/wc-584-desc/aqwg195.htm) Children: William, Charles, Albert, Edwin, Jane

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        The Campaign in India, 1857-58.

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

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        Atlas du Département Actuel de l'Ain (2 volumes).

      Lyon, Imprimerie de Louis Perrin, 1859, 2 volumes de format oblong de 350x520 mm environ, non paginé, complet des 28 cartes en couleurs avec texte explicatif en regard, sous couvertures imprimées avec dos toilés vert foncé. Couvertures insolées avec dos partiellement décollés, bordures des plats fendillés avec légers manque de papier, notes manuscrites sur la page de titre du premier volume, intérieur frais, bien conservé. Georges Debombourg (1820-1877). Archiviste - Inspecteur des archives de Nantua - Historien, fondateur du Journal de Trévoux. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        The Genera and Species of British Butterflies

      London: Paul Jerrard, [1859]. xii, 64, 32 fine hand-coloured plates + additional hand-coloured lithographed title. . HB. Large-8vo, cont. full calf, gilt title to front panel, blind-stamped decorative borders to both panels, raised bands to spine; rebacked with original spine relaid, new leather title label, marbled endpapers, hinges sympathetically reinforced with matching paper; all edges tinted red. Some scattered spotting, plates largely clean, with five affected by some marginal foxing. Book plates of Hanbury Barclay (1836-1909) and Paul Sokoloff (1946-2012), well known British amateur lepidopterist and book collector.. Scarce early printing with highly finished plates with backgrounds also finely coloured. This copy is without the two-page index and four-page 'The Best Methods of Preserving Butterflies and Moths', usually bound at the end.Horn-Schenkling 10965; Nissen ZBI 2053..

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        LETTERA AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA.

      1859. 1 p. (cm. 21x13), datata: Milano 1 aprile 1859, diretta al Sig. Ruggiero Bonghi, Lago Maggiore Stato Sardo - Belgirate (come si evince dalla busta allegata), di 14 righe. "Carissimo Bonghi / Torno a seccarvi per i semi di cotone. Se non sono ancora spediti, un mezzo comodissimo sarà d'indirizzarli: Al Sig. Angelo Visconti impiegato presso l'agenzia di vapori sardi in Genova, con uno dei vapori che partono frequentemente da Napoli per quella città. Ma, per questa e per un'altra strada, importa che arrivino non più tardi del 15 del mese che principia / Chiedo scusa della mia importunità, non a voi, ma alla gentile Signora che ha avuto la bontà d'addossarsi questa noia. E addio, caro Bonghi, con più desiderio che speranza di rivedervi presto. / I saluti di Teresa e di Stefano, li sottintendete. / Il vostro Manzoni". Esemplare ben conservato, sotto passe-partout, con sottile cornice dorata.

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        Friedrich von Schiller's Bibliothek. Mit einem Facsimile aus seinem eigenhändigen Bücherverzeichnisse. Zum 10. November 1859

      One large folding facsimile plate. 16 pp. Small 8vo, orig. printed wrappers, stitched as issued and bound in modern wrappers. Berlin, J.A. Stargardt, 1859. One of a very few surviving copies of this bookseller's catalogue of a significant portion of the library of Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805), the German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright. In 1851, the bookseller and auctioneer Stargardt acquired this part of Schiller's library from his son Karl. It proved difficult to sell, and in 1859 he produced the present catalogue, selling the collection in 1860 to the Hamburg bookseller I.S. Meyer. Meyer also had difficulties selling the collection, and in 1862 he held a lottery, which was won by a merchant named Helmcke, who received the 156 books and the manuscript list as his prize. Helmcke gave the collection to the Hamburger Stadtbibliothek in 1867, where it was absorbed into the general collections and the duplicates dispersed. In 1905 the remaining 114 volumes were reassembled and shelved separately. The engraved folding plate is a facsimile of a manuscript list of the books in Schiller's hand. Fine copy preserved in a green morocco slipcase. ? Roland Folter, Deutsche Dichter- und Germanistenbibliotheken, 664.

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

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

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        ALS ("J. Ericsson"). No place, 22. III. 1859.

      1859. 4to. 1 p. To a gentleman: "My Dear Sir: The anticipated breaking of frank's main leer, through the runner, has come and came, as unfortunately must, in every engine doing any thing like maximum work. I am induced to ask what action Msrs. Clute have taken in the matter. You remember my letter of the 13th March, which I sent to you and in which I urged it as an imperative necessity for Msrs. Clute to put wrought levers on the cast rack shafts in every engine cast in the manner complained of? I hope Mrs. Clute, in the face of my letter, has not sent down a new batch of engines without doing what they expressed themselves willing to do. Should the matter have been neglected, then order them at once to send your wrought iron main levers as fast as they can make them and let Banks turn the rack and put the levers online." - In a lengthy postscript, he continues: "Frank's engine is being pushed at Delmatins (?) with all possible speed but quadruple work has been done to which was expected. The engine appears to have been kept at white heat for hours as the vessel in the supply picture was completely burnt out." - The Swedish-born engineer Ericsson made numerous changes to the steam engine. By 1859, Ericsson was working on war ships, and by 1862 he designed and built his famous ship, "The Monitor", inaugurating a new era in warfare by creating vessels capable of launching torpedoes. A superb, scientific letter.

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        Cours de machines à vapeur fait à Brest aux mécaniciens de la Marine impériale. Ouvrage approuvé par S.E.M. le Ministre de la Marine. Rédigé d'après le programme officiel.

      1859 3 demi-basane de l'époque. -Rousseurs claires éparses sur les volumes in-8 ; mouillures claires sur les ff. de l'atlas in-4. 2 volumes in-8 de XIV-(2)-292 pp. + 1 f. de titre dépl. + 13 pl. dépl. h.t. et XVI-494 pp. + XX pp. entre les pp. [450] et 451 (pour le texte, ainsi que l'atlas du tome 1) et 1 vol. in-4 oblong (pour l'atlas du tome 2) de 1 f. de titre-23 pl. h.t. (pl. I à XXII + VI bis) ; Paris, Arthus Bertrand, s.d. [1859-1860], Les 13 planches du tome 1 sont reliées, repliées, à la fin du volume et les 23 planches du tome 2, à part, dans un atlas in-4.Tome 1 : Arithmétique. -Géométrie. -Mécanique. -Physique. Avec 13 planches. -Tome 2 : Exposition générale des machines à vapeur. -Description. -Montage. -Conduite. -Travail. -Entretien et réparations. -Historique. Avec 23 planches.Edition originale. Très rare.Polak 3107 ; Brunet VI-p. 476 : 8119 ; le CCFr. n'en localise que 2 exemplaires complets (Rochefort, MN de la Marine et B.N.F.).

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         Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Amérique du Nord.

      Paris Fatout 1859 600 x 845 mm.Très belle et grande carte de l'Amérique du Nord, de l'Amérique centrale et des Antilles, gravée par Langevin. C'est l'une des cartes les plus décoratives de cette époque. Elle est ornée de 14 vignettes figurant des scènes diverses. La carte s'étend au nord jusqu'à l'Arctique. Certains lieux portent les noms des explorateurs qui les ont découverts, avec les dates des découvertes. Petites déchirures dans la marge supérieure, sinon bel exemplaire aux contours coloriés à l'époque. Rare.

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        Procès de M. Le Comte de Montalembert au sujet de son écrit intitulé : Un débat sur l'Inde au parlement anglais, publié dans le Correspondant. Texte revu et corrigé de cet écrit. Plaidoiries de Mmes Berryer et Dufaure devant la police correctionnelle et la cour impériale. (24 novembre-24 décembre 1858). Seule édition complète et authentique.

      1859 - Exemplaire ayant appartenu au Président de la Cour, Berthelin, de ce célèbre procès politique du Second Empire, ayant marqué l'histoire de la liberté de la presse. Montalembert était accusé d'avoir masqué une critique du gouvernement Impérial sous les compliments dont il couvrait la politique de l'Angleterre. Le chef d'accusation portait sur une excitation à la haine et au mépris du gouvernement Impérial. Le juge a relié dans son exemplaire l'interrogatoire manuscrit de Montalembert mais aussi une importante correspondance manuscrite de personnalités lui demandant des places pour les audiences. Parmi ces lettres figurent celles de Montalembert lui-même, Berryer, Chaix de Saint Ange, les Ambassadeurs d'Autriche, de Suisse, du Wurtemberg, de Hesse, d'un juge de la Cour d'Appel de la Nouvelle Orléans. Toutes ces demandes provenant de nombreux pays témoignent du retentissement de ce procès. In-8 - Bruxelles - 1859 - demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné - 187 pages - Exemplaire enrichi de nombreuses lettres manuscrites. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fuei shinsetsu [trans.: Manual of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and the Nursing Care of the Newborn]

      Many woodcut illus. in the text. In Chinese with Japanese reading marks. 47; 27 folding leaves. Two vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (Vol. II with some minor marginal worming), new stitching. Kyoto: 1859. First edition to be published in Japan of a quite fascinating book. Hobson (1816-73), after studying medicine at University College, London, served with the London Missionary Society in China. Hobson arrived in Macao in 1839 and spent about twenty years in China in hospitals in Macao, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai. He was a pioneer in proposing the establishment of a medical school in Hong Kong for Chinese students and wrote many books, including an English/Chinese medical dictionary. A serious student of the Chinese language, Hobson also wrote in Chinese a series of four original medical books with two Chinese collaborators: Outline of Anatomy and Physiology (Quanti xin lun, 1850), First Lines of the Practice of Surgery in the West (Xiyi lüelun, 1857), Practice of Medicine and Materia Medica (Neike xinshuo, 1858), and the present work (1858). These books were not translations of individual European medical works but entirely new and unique distillations of what Hobson considered to be the best in Western medicine. They were widely used within the Chinese missionary medical schools for the rest of the century. Their immediate success caused the present work to be quickly published in Japan as well. A copy had been presented by one of Hobson's Chinese assistants to the Japanese publisher Fukuchi who added the Japanese reading marks and issued it in Tokyo for the Japanese market in 1859. Vol. I deals with conception, pregnancy, and birth. The second volume is concerned with pediatric medicine. The fine woodcuts depict many views of the pelvic girdle, the fetus in utero, and birth positions. Fine set.

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        Life and Liberty in America: or, Sketches of a Tour in the United States and Canada, in 1857-8

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1859. First edition. Hardcover. The cloth fresh and bright save a pale stain on front cover of vol.1, a few pale intermittent foxmarks, owner's bookplate. Two volumes, octavo. 10 lithographed plates. Original striped cloth, the covers with gilt figure of an eagle and U.S. flag, gilt-lettered on spines. The poet and journalist Charles Mackay spent eight-months traveling throughout North America while on a lecture tour. He comments on American literature and politics, slavery, religion, art, literature and science. Howes M-118; Sabin 43355.

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        On Liberty

      London: John W. Parker and Son,, 1859. Octavo. Original dark brown vertical-ribbed cloth, covers with border blocked in blind, spine lettered in gilt and with Greek key roll in blind at top and bottom, brick red endpapers. Pencil annotations to rear free endpaper recto, possibly J. M. Moorsom's. Cloth toned, spine tips fraying, tiny worm hole to front joint. A very good copy with bright contents. Second edition, published the same year as the first, of the work that "perhaps more than any other of his works, has been viewed by posterity as the kernel of his social philosophy" (ODNB). "Many of Mill's ideas are now the commonplaces of democracy. His arguments for freedom of every kind of thought and speech have never been improved on. He was the first to recognize the tendency of a democratically elected majority to tyrannize over a minority" (PMM). From the library of Liberal MP James Marshall Moorsom (1837?1918), with his ownership signature to front free endpaper verso.

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        A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words, used at the present day in the steeets of London, the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the Houses of Parliament, the dens of St. Giles, and the Palaces of St. James

      J.C.Hotten, Booksellers, Piccadilly, 1859. 1st edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Original blind-stamped brown cloth, repair to spine, in good condition, original brown endpapers, pages clean bar a little spotting in the first and last few leaves. The title page continues thus: 'Preceded by a History of Cant and Vulgar Language from the time of Henry V11 and showing its connection with the Gipsey Tongue; with Glossaries of Two Secret Languages spoken by the wandering tribes of London, the Costermongers and Patterers - by a London Antiquary'. Map frontispiece is entitled 'A Cadger's Map of a Begging District'. Hotten was a journalist, bookseller and publisher, with a wide variety of interests, and his firm was taken over after his death and subsumed within Chatto & Windus. Hotten's eponymous dictionary was one of the first of its kind in Victorian England, and is extremely scarce as a first printing.

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        Entomology in Sport, and Entomology in Earnest; by The Honorable Mrs W[ard] & Lady M[ahon]

      London: Paul Jerrard, [1859]. [2], 68, hand-col frontis, additional decorative title + 35 hand-col text figs. Hardback. Attractive hand-coloured lithographed frontis, title and dedication, together with 35 hand-coloured vignettes in the text, 8vo, orig. dec. cloth, a little rubbed to extremities; intricate gilt design to front cover, blind stamped to rear, aeg; recased, new endpapers; housed in a recent purpose-made, cloth-covered slip-case. Vg. Rare. Charming whimsical book 'intended, not so much for the scientific, as for the young or the comparatively uninstructed reader. The authors have therefore aimed at making them entertaining, rather than complete or systematic; an agreeable bait, in short, by means of which unwary youth may find themselves caught in th emeshes of science, while seeking only for amusement.' - Preface.

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        Voyage Autour Du Monde Entrepris Par Ordre Du Gouvernement Sur La Corvette La Coquille

      P. Pourrat Frères, Paris - 1859. 2 vol. In-8, demi-basane verte, dos lisse (reliure de l'époque). Faux-titre, titre, 512 pp., 548 pp., 1 f. (errata). Complet des 42 planches hors-texte : 1 portrait, 22 vues et gravures (dont 3 dépliantes), 19 vues d'histoire naturelle aquarellées et gommées. Les dos ont été (sobrement) restaurés. Des rousseurs par endroits. Importante relation du célèbre voyage d'exploration scientifique entrepris sous le commandement de Duperrey et Dumont d'Urville.

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        Beglückwunschungs-Adresse der k. Stadt Znaim [zum "fünfzigjährigen Dienst-Jubiläum" Kempen von Fichtenstamms]. Znaim, 1. V. 1859.

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

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        Document - Act to Encourage Immigration to Guyana from China - Chinese Females

      British Guiana, 1859. Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana, 4 February 1859. "An Ordinance Further to Encourage Immigration from China" which deals specifically with the immigration of Chinese females Original Act from the colonial Court of Policy issued and signed in the original by Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse, Governor and Commander in Chief of British Guiana, and also by William Walker, Secretary for Wodehouse, and former Governor of the colony. Tall 8vo. 2 pages, one double-leaf, blue watermarked paper made by E. Towgood in 1858 and measuring approximately 19,5 x 31 cm, printed at the 'Colonist' Office. With official paper seal and two original signatures. Very good condition, crisp and bright. Rare. Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse GCSI KCB (1811-1887) was a British colonial administrator, serving as superintendent of British Honduras from 1851 to 1854, and ruling the colony as Governor of British Guiana from 1854 to 1861. His administration is largely remembered by two enormous negro riots, the second being in response to the highly unpopular imposition of a Registration Tax, often referred to as a Head-Tax, which was instituted in 1856. The second riot was on 25 July 1857, the governor and his retinue being attacked and pelted by a large mob of negroes, and several persons injured. Vice-Admiral William Walker, was twice Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of the Colony of British Guiana, from 1848-1849 and from 1853-1854. He entered British Colonial Service in 1836, becoming Lieutenant Governor and Government Secretary of British Guiana in 1847. He also served as Acting Governor in 1857 and in 1861, during the tenure of Lieutenant Governor Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse, most likely when the latter took leave for rest or recovery from attacks by civilians opposing his tax laws. In 1867 he was part of a committee preparing for British Guiana's participation in the Universal Exhibition held in Paris. With this signed Second Opium War legislation document, British Guiana's colonial governor Philip Wodehouse provided incentive for plantation owners to draw in Chinese women, and effectively acknowledged the futility of the contentious Head Tax. The detested head tax imposed on British Guiana planters was still in effect when the present Ordinance was instituted. Designed to encourage planters to immigrate Chinese women specifically, as indentured labourers or simply as residents for a more balanced Chinese community, and essentially eliminating the problematic effects of said taxing policy, this ordinance in fact waived the head tax under certain conditions. Wodehouse was a coffee planter himself, and thus intimately acquainted with the subject of supplying labour for plantations. It is no surprise then, that he acted swiftly to recreate enticing emigration policies. The Governor was an instrumental party in the experimentation of emigrating Chinese labourers to British Guiana at the expense of the planters, and continuously promoted immigration. [Colony of British Guiana Head Tax: In 1856, purportedly to recover costs of damages done by the Portuguese Riots of 1856, a Registration Tax was imposed, known more commonly as the Head-Tax, being $2 per man and $1 per woman. Persons under the age of sixteen were exempt. Plantation administrators and indentured workers were both required to register, so that no one failed to be counted. Estate managers were permitted to deduct the wages of new immigrants to a maximum of 32 cents per month, thus fostering resentment in the workers. The plan was most ineffective; funds largely being applied to costs created by the process itself, including salaries for the collectors and registrars, travel and administrative costs, etc. The District Registrar was the collector of Head money. In 1894 the Head-Tax would finally be abolished.] Immediately following this Act, the first Chinese women were transported to British Guiana. On 24 December 1859 the clipper ship 'Whirlwind' sailed from Hong Kong with 304 men and 33 women, of which 7 were boys under the age of 15 years, and 4 were girls under 13 years of age. The voyage lasted 78 days, arriving at Georgetown late in the afternoon of 11 March 1860. Not a single death occurred. Thus, the first Chinese women and girls landed in Georgetown seven years after the arrival of the first Chinese men and boys. At the close of the year five more ships departed from Hong Kong and Canton for British Guiana, landing 1966 men and 331 women, including 53 boys, 26 girls and 18 infants. In succeeding years, ships continued to sail from the ports of Hong Kong, Canton, Amoy, Swatow, and Whampoa with Chinese immigrants who included a disproportionate amount of women. The 'Dartmouth' which made the final voyage, sponsored by Hyde, Hodge & Co., started from Hong Kong on 24 December 1878 and after 81 days arrived in Georgetown with 515 passengers. The document further represents a significant change in China's emigration policy, for the first time disregarding traditions and prejudices that kept women planted firmly at home to produce male progeny. Without the introduction of females, long-standing Chinese communities would not have been established in British overseas colonies and the search for labour sources would have been perpetual. [China's emigration policy concerning women: Chinese women were traditionally and strictly forbidden from emigrating elsewhere, even in the case when their husband did so. The female's primary and sacred function was to produce male offspring, and to rule the home, her role and obligation so bound up with the extended family or clan, that she seldom left her own village. In part owing to the large number of women becoming destitute widows during the 1850s clan feuds, in 1858, authorities in the provinces of Kwangtung and Kwangsi, both served by the city of Canton, began to encourage people to migrate, women included. This enabled British recruiting agents to finally contract female labourers. The widows were often chosen as 'wives' by the men going overseas, the latter being granted a $20 bonus for having a wife accompany them. Entire families were also emigrated.] Excerpts from the document: "Whereas it is expedient to extend and also to amend the provisions of the Ordinance No. 17, of the year 1858, intituled, An Ordinance to Encourage Immigration from China..." "... it was resolved... That in the event of its being found possible to procure the immigration to this Colony of female Chinese immigrants, this Court pledges itself to defray the cost of their introduction..." "Her Majesty's Government may direct... such proportions of females as to them may appear proper... placed on board every vessel leaving China or Hong Kong for this Colony with Chinese labourers... a number of females, proportioned to the number of labourers to be introduced during such season, shall be shipped... the Governor shall not direct the payment of the passage unless the master of the vessel claiming the same, shall produce a certificate from the Emigration." "The Governor may direct payment to be made... of a portion of the passage money of any Chinese females introduced into this Colony, at the rate of Fifty Dollars for each adult." "No Chinese female shall be compelled to labour on the plantation to which she may be allotted... every contract to be made with any such Chinese female... may be renewed for a period not exceeding three years..." "Schedule:... Chinese Female... shall reside on such plantation in British Guiana... for a term of five years... the Proprietor of the plantation... shall supply ... free of cost... suitable lodging... medicines, nourishment, and medical attendance..." End excerpts. With the Second Opium War (1856-1860) the British Empire sought to legalize the opium trade, to expand and regulate the coolie trade, to open all of China to British merchants, to exempt foreign imports from internal transit duties, and to suppress piracy. France joined Britain in the war while Russia supported the final campaign, port treaties, and so forth. At the conclusion of the war, the Convention of Beijing indeed caused the opium trade to be legalized, the Chinese government levying a small import tax on opium. The agreement also facilitated easier access to China with the opening of five treaty ports, and, for the first time, foreign merchants were also permitted access to the vast hinterland of China beyond the coast. By this time, opium imports to China had reached 50,000 to 60,000 chests a year, which would continue to increase for the next three decades. British Guiana was the name of the British colony on the northern coast of South America, now the independent nation of Guyana. The area was originally settled by the Dutch as the colonies of Berbice, Demerara, and Essequibo, then captured by the British in 1796 and officially ceded in 1814, and consolidated into a single colony in 1831. Slavery had been abolished in Great Britain in 1834, on paper at least. The Chinese community has played an important role in British Guiana since 1853. Nearly fourteen thousand (14,000) Chinese arrived in British Guiana between 1853 and 1879 on 39 vessels from Hong Kong to fill the labor shortage on the sugar plantations engendered by the abolition of slavery. Leaving their homeland under indentured labor contracts, in the early years, many were "the offscourings of Canton - gaol-birds, loafers and vagabonds," who swiftly deserted the plantations and took to bootlegging, burglary and robbery and kept brothels and gambling houses. Eighty-five percent of these immigrants were men, and most returned to China or emigrated to other parts of the Guianas and the Caribbean after completing or escaping their indentures. Those who remained soon turned to trade, competing effectively with the Portuguese and East Indians, who had also entered as indentured laborers, in the retail sector. Look-Lai reports important Chinese import and wholesale traders by the 1880s and that the 1890s saw Chinese "druggists, butchers, hucksters, cart and boat cab owners, barbers, laundrymen and legal sellers of opium and ganja (marijuana)" and holding fifty percent of food shop licenses and ninety percent of liquor licenses. By the end of the 19th century, the Chinese had transcended their early reputation for criminality and come to be regarded as worthy, law-abiding, industrious citizens. The Governor of British Guiana was the Crown representative in British Guiana. The office existed from 1831 when the colonies of Demerara-Essequibo and Berbice united as British Guiana until 1966 when Guyana attained independence. The Court of Policy of Guiana in South America was a legislative body established in 1732 by Dutch authorities, which continued, with some administrative changes when the region came under British rule, until 1928. For most of its existence it formed the Combined Court together with the six Financial Representatives. The Court of Policy and the courts of justice, controlled by the plantation owners, constituted the center of power in British Guiana. The colonists who sat on the Court of Policy and the courts of justice were appointed by the governor from a list of nominees submitted by two electoral colleges. In turn, the seven members of each College of Electors were elected for life by those planters possessing twenty-five or more slaves. Raising and disbursing revenue was the responsibility of the Combined Court, which included members of the Court of Policy and six additional financial representatives appointed by the College of Electors. In 1855 the Combined Court also assumed responsibility for setting the salaries of all government officials. Finally, in the late 1880s, pressure from the new Afro-Guyanese middle class for constitutional reform was increasing. . Very Good.

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        New Sectional Map of the State of Illinois

      New York: J. H. Colton. Very Good. 1859. Hardcover. An early detail pocket map of Illinois, a very rare find in such good condition. Bound in dark brown cloth with gilt imprint. Some rubbing of corners and wear on gilt. The map measures 40" x 29" and has only one scuffed thin paper area about a half-inch long on the left margin. Engraved by S. Stiles, New York. Two insets show the Alton and St. Louis region and the Galena lead district, and prairies, swamps, and railroads are marked. John Mason Peck, one of the map contributors, was a Methodist minister who roamed the state preaching and wrote comprehensive early travel guides of Illinois. Only one copy from this year found on OCLC. ; 5 3/4" x 3 1/4" .

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        Réunion de quatre ouvrages de Snider-Pellegrini, en tête desquels La création et ses mystères dévoilés

      Paris, E. Dentu (et autres), 1859-1862. pagination multiple maroquin cerise de l'époque, dos à 5 faux nerfs et fleuronné portant le titre "

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        Echo du Petit Courrier des Dames.1859 à 1862

      mensuel de la Mode.8 pagesde texte sur 2 colonnes.Journal des Demoiselles.Boulevard des Italiens de janvier 1859 à Juillet 1859.4 pages à 8 pages.Devient le Petit Echo en Août 1859.4 années:1859 à 1862 en un volume relié.126 superbes gravures Hors-Texte de Pauquet finement coloriées.

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        Selections from the Private Correspondence of James Madison 1813 - 1836

      J. C. McGuire, Washington DC 1859 - Tipped in Statement of Patent dated "14 March 1811, 35th year of the Independence of the US" SIGNED by James Madison & R[obert} S Smith Secretary of State. INSCRIBED presentation copy by Publisher "Presented to / Henry A. Williams / by / Jas C McGuire" on title page, Large quarto in 3/4 red morocco with gilt margins, five raised bands, two panels of lettering on spine in gilt, red pebbled leather cover boards, marbled end papers, many unopened pages. 10.25" x 12.5" [10] 11-419, vi. Leather cover rehabilitated, Most pages have some foxing and light chipping at the edges due to age, but still a significant, historical, attractive, near fine volume which belongs out of the sun in a prominent collection.James Madison (1751 - 1836) fourth President of the United States is know as the "Father of the Constitution" for his role in drafting and championing the Constitution and The Bill of Rights. Upon his his completion of two terms as president (1809 - 1817) he continued to espouse his political, philosophical, and encouraging role by being a prolific letter writer. Recipients of these letters include other great Americans: Committee of Cincinnati, Henry Clay, Robert Lee, John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Daniel Webster, et. al., Near fine volume, this book belongs on the shelf of a Presidential Collector.Upon the death of James Madison, his stepson, John Payne Todd, sold copies of Madison's letters to the Publisher, J. C. Mcquire. It is said that the funds were used to pay off debts of the younger Madison which he incurred through his addictive lifestyle. To Edward Everett (Montpelier, August 1830): "In order to understand the true character of the Constitution of the United States, the error, not uncommon, must be avoided of viewing it through the medium either of a consolidated government or of a confederated government, while it is neither the one nor the other, but a mixture of both. And having in no model the similitude's and analogies applicable of other systems of government, it must, more than any other, be its own interpreter, according to its text and the facts of the case." (p 161). First Edition - Exclusively for Private Distribution. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York for the Year 1859 (First edition)

      New York : D.T. Valentine, 1859. 8vo. xii, 612 pp..Contemporary red leather with floral gilt stamping. Name: Horatio N. Parker Esq . With tinted lithographed title page; engraved portrait frontispiece of Valentine,. , 2 charts, 34 ( 24 folding) lithographs. Some have tears. Partly tinted lithographed . Wonderful plates of the North Battery waterfront from 1820 and Central park. 4 facsimiles and some wood-engraved Illustr . in the text. Sabin 54369th - With large folding map of Central Park (This torn and with tears ) , pretty views and building representations etc. - Spine cracked at front eps but well connected; isolated small marginal defects , partly browned .

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