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2018-12-01 01:24:12
Hafiz
n/a, 1859. n/a. Please feel free to request a detailed description. Short description (computer translated from Russian into English): Divan. Sbornik gazelej i drugih stihotvornyh proizvedenij. Rukopis'. / Sofa. Collection of gazelles and other poems. Manuscript. 1859. . Hafiz. Please contact us for details on condition of available copies of the book. Land of Magazines has thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available. SKUMS000778 kn_kl . Good. n/a. n/a. 1859.
Bookseller: Land of Magazines [SOMERVILLE, MA, U.S.A.]
2018-11-30 07:08:54
R. J. Prickett
Book Title: THE REV. J.W. LOGUEN, AS SLAVE AND AS FREEMAN Author: J. W. Loguen (Jermain Wesley), 1814-1872. Jermain Wesley Loguen was born around 1814 in Davidson County, Tennessee, to an enslaved mother named Jane (who was later renamed Cherry) and her white master, David Logue. Originally named Jarm Logue, he later added the "n" to his last name to differentiate himself from his slave-master father and adopted the middle name "Wesley" to reflect his Wesleyan Methodist sympathies. When he was in his early twenties, Loguen escaped from slavery and fled to Canada. He eventually settled in New York state, enrolled in the abolitionist Oneida School in 1839, and later established a school in Utica, New York, for African American children. He moved to Syracuse, New York, in 1841, founded another school, and married Caroline Storum, with whom he had five children. Loguen was ordained by the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church in 1842 and became increasingly involved with the anti-slavery movement, working with other abolitionists, including Frederick Douglass, on the lecture circuit. Loguen publicly denounced the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and swore to defy it. He even advertised himself as a prominent Underground Railroad conductor in an April 1855 issue of Frederick Douglass' Paper, writing "that the Underground Railroad was never doing a better business than at present. . . . I speak officially, as the agent and keeper of an Underground Railroad Depot." Loguen served as pastor of Zion Church in Binghamton, New York, in the early 1860s, and after the Civil War became act … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Read It Again Book Shoppe Two [Coram, New York, US]
2018-11-30 00:08:13
Henry E. Colton
W. L. Pomeroy, Raleigh, 1859. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover in original blindstamped boards. Some relatively minor edge, corner and surface wear but still square and securely bound. B & W Illustrations; 111 pp. +ads; Colton was State Mineralogist for North Carolina after the Civil War. He produced this book, possibly while he was working in Asheville. There are four illustrations: Asheville from Beaux Catcher Mountain, Mitchell's Falls, Hickory Nut Falls, and Pilot's Knob from Gillam's House. All four Illustrations are from lithographs by Herline and Hensel of Philadelphia. Several ads in rear for the Eagle and the Buck Hotels in Asheville, also for stage lines, arttists and others. This is an interesting and important survey of Western North Carolina before the Civil War. SCARCE. WorldCat locates only five copies in libraries. Ex-Lib. I've done my best to describe the book, but if you have additional questions, please don't hesitate to send me an e-mail. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: crottsy [Clemmons, North Carolina, US]
2018-11-29 00:28:10
MEYERBEER, Giacomo 1791-1864
[?1859]. 1 page of a bifolium. Small quarto. No place, no date. On Meyerbeer's personal letterhead with embossed decorative monogram at upper left corner. In French (with translation). With an original three-quarter length photographic portrait ca. 3.125" x 2.125" of the composer, seated, laid down together with a partial address panel. With decorative hand-coloured cornerpieces to right edge. Double-matted in ivory and silver, framed, and glazed. Overall size ca. 11.5" x 12.75". Meyerbeer responds to Toffoli's request to two seats for that evening's performance of the composer's Pardon de Ploërmel. From the collection of Marilyn Horne (b. 1934). Meyerbeer was "the most frequently performed opera composer during the 19th century, linking Mozart and Wagner." Matthias Brzoska in Grove Music Online. Le pardon de Ploërmel, an opéra comique in three acts to a libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier after Carré's play Les chercheurs de trésor, was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique (Salle Favart) on April 4, 1859. It was originally in one act, enlarged to three at Meyerbeer's request. "The composer converted the original spoken dialogue into recitatives for performances in other countries, where the opera often became known as Dinorah." Steven Huebner in Grove Music Online. Giovanni Battista Verger (also known as Vergé or Werger, 1796-1840), was an operatic tenor. "After studying in Rome, he made his début at the Royal Theatre, Malta, prompting a critic to predict accurately Verger's place among the primi tenori of Italy... His agility and nuanced expression was wit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS [USA]
2018-11-29 00:01:38
Henry STAMPER, binder) George ELIOT
William Blackwood, 1859. 2 vols., 8vo., Fourth Edition, neat contemporary signature on blank preliminary; elegantly bound in contemporary full tan calf, sides with multiple frame border stopped at corners with gilt rosettes, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartments with red leather labels framed and lettered in gilt, third compartments framed and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately framed and tooled in gilt, marbled edges, gilt doublures, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, a most attractive copy in wholly unrestored period binding. THE BINDING IS SIGNED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER VERSOS. Henry Stamper (1802?-1887), master bookbinder, was an associate of Bedford, Lewis, Clarke and Morrell; indeed he may have succeeded Bedford as manager of the Lewis bindery, and his later business passed to Morrell. Examples of his work are held by the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Bodleian. [We are indebted to Laurence Worms for the foregoing information.] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Island Books [Thakeham, West Sussex, United Kingdom]
2018-11-28 21:06:36
Charles BAUDELAIRE
Letter autograph signed by Charles Baudelaire to Auguste Poulet-Malassis, publisher of the Flowers of Evil , written in Honfleur and dated February 28, 1859. Letter devoted to "the case of Sainte-Beuve / Babou", in which the writer Hippolyte Babou accuses Sainte-Beuve not to have defended Baudelaire during the trial of Fleurs du mal. Honfleur 28 février 1859 13,1x20,5cm 3 pages sur un feuillet remplié
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
2018-11-28 02:29:14
MEYERBEER, Giacomo 1791-1864
1859. Meyerbeer was "the most frequently performed opera composer during the 19th century, linking Mozart and Wagner." Matthias Brzoska in Grove Music Online. Le pardon de Ploërmel, an opéra comique in three acts to a libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier after Carré's play Les chercheurs de trésor, was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique (Salle Favart) on April 4, 1859. It was originally in one act, enlarged to three at Meyerbeer's request. "The composer converted the original spoken dialogue into recitatives for performances in other countries, where the opera often became known as Dinorah." Steven Huebner in Grove Music Online.Giovanni Battista Verger (also known as Vergé or Werger, 1796-1840), was an operatic tenor. "After studying in Rome, he made his début at the Royal Theatre, Malta, prompting a critic to predict accurately Verger's place among the primi tenori of Italy... His agility and nuanced expression was within an almost baritone tessitura, similar to that of García. His repertory included works by Paer, Meyerbeer, Bellini and especially Rossini, who particularly admired his talents. A tenore serio, he excelled in Maometto II, La donna del lago, Tancredi, Semiramide and Otello. However, his significance lies in his impact on the transformation of the tenor voice, reflected in parts written for him by Donizetti, Mercadante and others. His last known appearance was in 1839." Riccardo La Spina in Grove Music Online. See also Becker: Meyerbeer Briefwechsel und Tagebücher III, pp. 49 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC [Syosset, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-11-27 22:59:53
Chevalier, Charles, et al
Paris: Charles Chevalier, 1859. First edition. 8vo., 191, [1] pp., diagrams and charts in text, 1 engraved plate. Later quarter morocco and marbled boards. Occasional light foxing and faint dampstain, lightly rubbed at the tips, neat library stamp on the blank margin of several pages. Very good. A compendium of essays by noted practitioners on the latest advances to date, including; optics and lenses, the stereoscope, albumen paper, collodion plates, the carbon process, and others. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, no. 112 (the first bibliography of French photographic literature, listed chronologically). Roosens and Salu No. 6538. OCLC locates seven copies but none in North American libraries.
Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd [Akron, Ohio, U.S.A.]
2018-11-22 07:10:15
R. J. Prickett
Book Title: THE REV. J.W. LOGUEN, AS SLAVE AND AS FREEMAN Author: J. W. Loguen (Jermain Wesley), 1814-1872. Jermain Wesley Loguen was born around 1814 in Davidson County, Tennessee, to an enslaved mother named Jane (who was later renamed Cherry) and her white master, David Logue. Originally named Jarm Logue, he later added the "n" to his last name to differentiate himself from his slave-master father and adopted the middle name "Wesley" to reflect his Wesleyan Methodist sympathies. When he was in his early twenties, Loguen escaped from slavery and fled to Canada. He eventually settled in New York state, enrolled in the abolitionist Oneida School in 1839, and later established a school in Utica, New York, for African American children. He moved to Syracuse, New York, in 1841, founded another school, and married Caroline Storum, with whom he had five children. Loguen was ordained by the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church in 1842 and became increasingly involved with the anti-slavery movement, working with other abolitionists, including Frederick Douglass, on the lecture circuit. Loguen publicly denounced the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and swore to defy it. He even advertised himself as a prominent Underground Railroad conductor in an April 1855 issue of Frederick Douglass' Paper, writing "that the Underground Railroad was never doing a better business than at present. . . . I speak officially, as the agent and keeper of an Underground Railroad Depot." Loguen served as pastor of Zion Church in Binghamton, New York, in the early 1860s, and after the Civil War became act … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Read It Again Book Shoppe Two [Coram, New York, US]
2018-11-22 02:56:20
HUTCHINSON, George.
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1859. London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1859. Compiled from authentic records. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and floral design to spine in gilt, elaborate frame in gilt with black rule frame around central floral motif in gilt to front cover, blocked in blind to rear cover, yellow coated endpapers, edges gilt. Folding map frontispiece. Binding furbished (extremities of spines and corners consolidated, lettering retouched). Pencil annotation to foot of p. 1. A touch of rubbing to extremities, very occasional faint foxing; a very good copy in the exceptionally bright cloth. First edition of this government sanctioned account of the Indian Rebellion of 1857-8 against the rule of the British East India Company. Hutchinson was the Military Secretary to the Chief Commissioner of Oude, Sir Robert Montgomery. Hutchinson was directed to write this work by Montgomery, "with the object of affording, to all, who may have lost friends or relations in Oude, the most accurate and complete information that the Local Government has been able to collect" (Sorksy, p. 107). The work consequently consists mainly of "lengthy quotations from reports of British officials in the various localities" (Ladendorf, p. 22). An edition was printed in the same year in Calcutta by the Military Orphan Press, with no stated precedence. This work is uncommon, with just eight copies traced institutionally in the UK.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
2018-11-21 08:53:29
Samuel Smiles
Not seen at auction since 1983. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. The origins of this work, Smiles' most famous, lay in a speech he gave in March 1845 in response to a request by a Mutual Improvement Society, published as The Education of the Working Classes. Routledge rejected publishing Self-Help in 1855. Twenty years later Smiles was seated next to George Routledge at a dinner, and he said to him: "And when, Dr. Smiles, are we to have the honour of publishing one of your books?" Smiles replied that Mr. Routledge had had the honour of rejecting Self-Help. Although John Murray was willing to publish Self-Help on a half-profits system, Smiles rejected this as he did not want the book to lose its anecdotes. In 1859 he published the book at his own expense and risk, retaining the copyright and paying John Murray ten per cent. commission. It sold 20,000 copies within one year of its publication. Bound by Edmonds and Remnants of London, with a binder's label to rear pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to rear. CONDITION In a cloth-covered binding. Externally, worn with bumping to extremities. Splitting to joints and loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright but with foxing throughout, though heavy only to first and last few pages. Overall Condition: Fair. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-11-20 14:08:32
SOME WEAR. HERE IS THE BOOK "SUNBURST", WRITTEN BY DUSK AND WILLOW WEAVER(AND SIGNED BY DUSK). THE BOOK IS SUBTITLED: "A PEOPLE, A PATH, A PURPOSE. THE STORY OF THE MOST PROVOCATIVE COMMUNAL GROUP IN AMERICA TODAY." I T IS IN GOOD CONDITION-THE COVER HAS A CREASE DOWN THE MIDDLE. BOOK IS A 1982 FIRST EDITION SOFTBACK; OVER-SIZED BOOK MEASURES 6" X 9"; CONTAINS 176 PAGES; PUBLISHED BY AVANT BOOKS; IS SIGNED: "To my dear friend & fellow music fan, Randy bassman Chester, who walks his talk-Dusk 7/5/2002". BOOK COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY FROM BROTHERPREACHER COLLECTIBLES. I HAVE OVER 4,900 SIGNED ITEMS LISTED IN MY EBAY STORE, INCLUDING OVER 2,500 "SIGNED BOOKS", AND MORE ARE TO FOLLOW. Buyer pays all return shipping charges. Item must be returned in excellent condition as originally purchased from brotherpreacher. Buyer must first contact brotherpreacher via eBay messaging prior to requesting a refund from eBay or PayPal. This seller, by mutual agreement, along with a "money back refund", either or, not both, may also be willing to exchange a book of comparable price. This book is part of a 2,900+ collection of autographed books--look for others in the future! Seller includes USPS delivery confirmation on every package shipped. Buyer may request USPS insurance to be included for an extra fee. Seller will ship to countries other than the US via USPS Priority International, extra fees and rates will apply to buyer. Please email brotherpreacher or use eBay's "Ask seller a question" link to verify extra shipping charges and details. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: brotherpreacher collectibles [Gainesville, Georgia, US]
2018-11-20 04:57:59
Firenze, tip. Soliani, 1859-61, 223 fascicoli per la prima serie (ci sono fascicoli non numerati di supplemento ai n. 65, 78, 101), 93 fascicoli per la seconda serie. I fascicoli sono di 4 pp. ciascuno, legati in due volumi, in-4, leg. ottocentesca in mezza pelle, dorsi con filetti e titolo in oro su tasselli in marocchino rosso. Tutti i fascicoli recano vignette satiriche in xilografia, a mezza o a piena pagina. Tutto il pubblicato di questa rara pubblicazione risorgimentale. Il periodico copre un periodo cruciale nella storia toscana e italiana: quello in cui fu eletta l'Assemblea Toscana, nell'interregno fra la fuga dei Lorena e l'unione al Regno dei Savoia e che successivamente vede l'annessione al Regno d'Italia. Mancanza ad una carta del fascicolo 8 della seconda serie con perdita di testo. Qualche consunzione ai piatti. Righini I, 190a.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini [IT]
2018-11-20 03:42:25
Condition: Good. Certified second hand articles More than 3.000.000 articles in shop Easy and safe purchase Abschlussprüfung Realschule Hessen - Englisch Lösungsheft | Book | condition good Condition second hand - good Publisher unbekannt Medium Taschenbuch EAN 9783849023560 Delivery address: Change after payment is not possible. Shipping: To United Kingdom Books Fiction Books for children & teenagers Detective novels & thrillers ... and much more Music Pop Rock Children's music & audio stories ... and much more Movies Drama Action & Adventure Comedy & Entertainment ... and much more Games PlayStation 3 Nintendo DS PC ... and much more Software Children & Family Operating System School & Studies ... and much more Condition Description We try to assess the exact condition of the goods as objectively as possible. Prior to sale, each article is examined manually by us and its condition assessed according to the following criteria. Should there be deviations in any case from the condition stated, we would very much appreciate it if you would contact us before giving a review. Books & Media: new: Unused article in top condition The article is shrink-wrapped where it is delivered in this condition by the manufacturer very good: Second-hand article is in a very good condition Article hardly shows any traces of usage Pages are undamaged and contain no markings or notes Jacket or accessories are intact if included in the scope of delivery Jacket and accessories are intact where included in the scope of delivery. Jacket, cover and booklet may have just slight signs of usage but are n … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: momox-shop1 [Berlin, DE]
2018-11-19 22:31:59
R. J. Prickett
Book Title: THE REV. J.W. LOGUEN, AS SLAVE AND AS FREEMAN Author: J. W. Loguen (Jermain Wesley), 1814-1872. Jermain Wesley Loguen was born around 1814 in Davidson County, Tennessee, to an enslaved mother named Jane (who was later renamed Cherry) and her white master, David Logue. Originally named Jarm Logue, he later added the "n" to his last name to differentiate himself from his slave-master father and adopted the middle name "Wesley" to reflect his Wesleyan Methodist sympathies. When he was in his early twenties, Loguen escaped from slavery and fled to Canada. He eventually settled in New York state, enrolled in the abolitionist Oneida School in 1839, and later established a school in Utica, New York, for African American children. He moved to Syracuse, New York, in 1841, founded another school, and married Caroline Storum, with whom he had five children. Loguen was ordained by the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church in 1842 and became increasingly involved with the anti-slavery movement, working with other abolitionists, including Frederick Douglass, on the lecture circuit. Loguen publicly denounced the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and swore to defy it. He even advertised himself as a prominent Underground Railroad conductor in an April 1855 issue of Frederick Douglass' Paper, writing "that the Underground Railroad was never doing a better business than at present. . . . I speak officially, as the agent and keeper of an Underground Railroad Depot." Loguen served as pastor of Zion Church in Binghamton, New York, in the early 1860s, and after the Civil War became act … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Read It Again Book Shoppe Two [Coram, New York, US]
2018-11-18 00:02:50
Captain McClintock
London: John Murray, 1859. Complete with four maps and fifteen plates. With folding map in a pocket to the rear in uncommonly good condition. John Franklin was an English Navy officer and Arctic Explorer who disappeared on his last expedition attempting to chart and navigate the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic. The tragic end and mysterious circumstances surrounding this final expedition led to Franklin's legendary and heroic status and the wrecks of his final voyage, discovered between 2014 and 2016 are designated National Historic Sites. In 1857 Sir Francis Leopold McClintock took command of the ship The Fox on behalf of Lady Franklin, John Franklin's widow, and search for an answer as to the fate of John Franklin. During this journey, McClintock discovered from the inuit population that Franklin's ship had been crushed in the ice and wrecked, and that though the crew had initially survived, they had later starved to death. McClintock's expedition was also responsible for finding Franklin's last written record, and skeletal remains in European clothing. McClintock was knighted for these discoveries and he and the rest of his expedition received and shared a £5000 reward. CONDITION In a blue cloth binding. Externally, smart with some moderate rubbing to extremities. Splitting to cloth at joints and very slight loss to head of the spine. Personal bookplate to front pastedown with booksellers labels to front and rear booksellers. Hinges slightly strained but still firm. Internally, binding strained in places particularly from pages 304 onwards. Pages bright with occ … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-11-17 07:58:27
Kotschy, Theodor, Botaniker (1813-1866).
Konstantinopel, 20. III, 1859. 4 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 4to. Beschreibt seine Reise von Wien nach Konstantinopel, kündigt nachfolgende Berichte an und bittet den nicht namentlich genannten Adressaten um die Ansuchung finanzieller Unterstützung: "In sieben Tagen und siebenzehn Stunden bin ich von Wien aus hier angekommen! [...] Die Fahrt zur See war eine überaus günstige, denn es begegnete uns kaum eine Meereswelle [...] während die Dampfkorvette Calcutta Nor XXXVII der oesterreichischen Lloydgesellschaft von Triest aus die spiegelglatte Hadria durchfurcht hat [...] Am 10. März um 8 3/4 Uhr habe ich Wien verlassen, die Fahrt war mir bis Laibach bekannt, doch von dort an hatte sie für mich viel Interesse [...] Wir sind im Bahnhof von Triest um 1/2 9 Uhr weniger 10 Minuten angelangt. Zu Triest habe ich am nächsten Tage schnell alles beendigt, und Papier eingekauft zu dessen [...] Beschaffung mir Herr Director Dr. Fenzt [...] gütigst 30f beigetragen [...] Ich bin um 2 Uhr 12ten Maerz von Triest fort [...] Am 16ten Maerz erreichten wir zeitig Lyra den Haupthafen von Griechenland [...] Bald fuhren wir gegen Chios und Tenedas, bis bei Gallipoli das Schiff in der Nacht aus dem weiten Meer in die Engen der Dardanellen ablenkte. Um 12 Uhr wurde an den festen Schlössern gehalten, die Schiffs- und Sanitätspapiere ans Land geführt und nach von den Festungen erhaltenen Zeichen die freie Einfahrt ins Meer von Marmora fortgesetzt [...] Was soll ich Ihnen über die größte Stadt des Orientes sagen [...] denn welche Eindrücke ich in letzten Tagen in mich aufgenommen, werden Sie kaum glau … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2018-11-15 18:38:10
"On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill. Published in 1859 by John W. Parker and Son in London. Second edition, as stated on the title page. The book measures approximately 7.75" x 5.25", and is 207 pages long, with an additional 8 pages of advertisements. The book is in good minus condition. Moderate wear and staining to the brown cloth boards. Tearing and chipping to the cloth on the spine. The book is a little cocked with an overbite. Underlining and notations in pen and pencil throughout the text. Previous owner's bookplate (Louis Blake Duff) on the front pastedown. Pen inscription on the front endpaper and preface. Ownership signatures penned on the title page. A key work by Mill, partially based on Utilitarian doctrine, remarkable for establishing philosophically the virtue of the liberty of the individual as an absolute good for the community as a whole, rather than simply as a relative virtue, in relation to tyranny and oppression. In large part, the modern liberal concept of democracy depends on the ethical theory expressed by Mill; much of what we now consider innate to our belief in democratic rule and the appropriate limits of the power of government over the individual was first articulated in these pages. PMM 345. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(D8-51). [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Ernestoic Books [Buffalo, New York, US]
2018-11-13 17:34:59
John Horton Slaughter
Texas, Kentucky: Important, Rare, Handwritten Letter by JOHN HORTON SLAUGHTER (aka TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER, SHERIFF SLAUGHTER, JOHN H. SLAUGHTER), written in 1859 when he was only 18 years old. Single Page Handwritten Letter, single sheet, light blue laid paper with a nickel size blind embossed emblem at the upper right corner, approximately 7.75 x 12 inches. GOOD condition, several folds where the letter was probably folded to fit into a small envelope (NO envelope is present), very small holes where a couple folds intersect, a few ink stains on the blank back side, otherwise solid with writing that is fully legible. Folded is how the letter was preserved and is its normal state. The letter was written to John H. Slaughter's 22 year old friend and trusted horse selling partner JOHN B. LINDSEY, of Frankfort, Kentucky. (The Lindsey / Lindsay family is an old and prominent Kentucky family, as are its relations.) The contents of the letter seem to indicate a familial relationship of some sort between the Slaughter and Lindsey family lines. This pre Civil War letter written at the age of 18 is by far the earliest letter of JOHN HORTON SLAUGHTER that I have seen. It gives a glimpse of his life and ambitions that have rarely, if ever, been recorded. The letter reads in great part: "(??) August 24, 1859. / Dear John / Yours of the 8th has been received and the draft for $500 which was very acceptable. You say you have not heard from me in a long time. I answered your other letter acknowledging the receipt of the other draft & your Aunt also wrote in it making a long letter. I hope yo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: bookpath [Napa, California, US]
2018-11-13 13:57:17
Dreyfus, Alfred
French artillery officer (1859-1935) whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history, with a wide echo in all Europe. Signature on card attached to a photo postcard of him, size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED is an envelope handwritten by him, attached to the verso. See scans.
Bookseller: Tamino Autographs [United States]
2018-11-13 01:47:09
HUGO (Victor). UN PRÉCIEUX ENVOI DE VICTOR HUGO À ÉDOUARD BERTIN
Envoi autographe signé à Édouard BERTIN, artiste peintre, journaliste et directeur du Journal des Débats, [Guernesey] Hauteville House janvier 1859. 1859 sera l’année de la publication, 1ère série, de La Légende des siècles, deux volumes in-octavo. Dédicace sur un feuillet intercalaire de papier de soie (serpente de livre), de format in-octavo, encre brune. « A mon cher et Vieil Ami Edouard Bertin Victor Hugo [Guernesey] Hauteville house jvier 1859 » Victor HUGO résida pendant quinze années à Hauteville House à Guernesey de 1855 à 1870, lieu d’écriture en autres des « Misérables » (1862) et des « Travailleurs de la mer » (1866). John LEMOINE* écrit à propos d’Édouard BERTIN au moment ou il prend la direction du Journal des Débats : « il eut une certaine hésitation [ ] et une certaine peine à assumer des fonctions et à quitter ses habitudes indépendantes d’artiste. Cependant il entra tout naturellement dans son nouveau rôle. Comme tous les siens, il avait toujours vécu dans l’atmosphère de la politique ; il l’avait apprise dans l’air qu’il respirait, dans la société qu’il voyait. Il la savait avant d’avoir à la pratiquer. Il possédait une instruction très étendue. Étant d’habitudes assez sédentaires, il lisait énormément ; il était au courant de tout, et rien ne lui était étranger ». *John Lemoine in : Le Livre du centenaire du Journal des Débats 1789-1889, p. 56, cité par Henri Avenel in : Histoire de la presse française depuis 1789 jusqu’à nos jours, Paris, Ernest Flammarion, Éditeur, 1900, chapitre IX, p. 468. VERY GOOD COPY. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE HÉRODOTE JEAN-LOUIS CECCARINI [Paris, France]
2018-11-10 11:23:10
JUDAH P. BENJAMIN
"in the expansion of our system we seek no conquest, subjugate no people, impose our laws on no unwilling subjects. When new territory is brought under our jurisdiction, the inhabitants are admitted to all the rights of self-government."In a speech in the United States Senate, Benjamin supports the annexation of Cuba with no hint of irony in his declaration that the people of the United States "impose our laws on no unwilling subjects." His speech also conveys his states'-rights perspective on the nature of the Union that he championed while later serving in Jefferson Davis' Confederate cabinet.JUDAH P. BENJAMIN.Pamphlet, "Speech of Hon. J.P. Benjamin of Louisiana, on the Acquisition of Cuba. Delivered in Senate U.S. Friday February 11, 1859." Includes original envelope, 7¼ x 3¾ in., free franked in the upper right by N.J. Senator John Thomson (1800-1862). 16 pp., 6 x 9½ in.Excerpts:"An intertropical island, whose external commerce reaches nearly eighty millions of dollars, lies at our doors. In territorial extent equal to four or five of our smaller States, with a population that would make it fifth in rank in our Confederacy, with harbors unrivalled for capacity and security, it is an object of absorbing interest to the American people. Its present condition and future destiny offer a legitimate field for the exercise of the best statesmanship of the Republic.""Place in contrast the annual addition to the wealth and comfort of mankind afforded by the slave labor of Cuba with that furnished by the islands in which England, France, and Holland have ma … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Seth Kaller, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2018-11-10 11:18:41
Credner, Hermann (1859-unbekannt):
8°, 227 S., Originalleder, Goldschnitt. Das der Verfasser Hauptmann Credner ist, ergibt sich aus dem Text. Major Hermann Credner, geboren am 28.10.1859 in Münster / 1877 Eintritt in den Militärdienst / 1892 Lehrer am Kadettenhaus in Karlsruhe / 1897 Hauptmann und Kompagniechef im Inf-Rgt. 137 / 1900/01 Teilnahme am Feldzug in China / 1907 Kommandeur des III. Seebataillons / 1909 Ausscheiden aus der Marine-Infanterie. Der Bericht teilt sich in sieben Kapitel auf: Von Carlsruhe nach Colombo / Colombo / Calcutta, Darjeeling, Benares, Lucknow / Agra, Gwalior, Dehli, Lahore, Umritsar, Peshawar, Indus-Fahrt, Rawal Pindi / Waziristan, Tochi-Thal / Multan, Quetta, Kurachee, Bombay / Rückfahrt Cairo. Beiliegend ein 5-seitiger Brief von General Konsul Freiherr von Gärtner-Griebenow vom 27.1.(18)95 aus Calcutta. Hermann Credner plante seine Reise mit Reisebüro Cook und war mit einem Empfehlungsschreiben des badischen Ministers von Brauer an den Generalkonsul Gärtner-Griebenow in Calcutta ausgestattet. Von diesem erhielt er weitere Empfehlungen an Mitglieder der englischen Kolonie in Indien. Auf seiner Reise trifft er z.B. Konsul Freudenberg in Colombo, Geheimrat Zirkel, die schwedische Gräfin Wachtmeister, Oberst Thuillier - Chef der indischen Landesaufnahme, Major Davidson - Direktor der Münze in Calcutta, Captain Batten - Deputy Assistant Adjutant, General Morton, General Lockhart, Oberst Dyce, Kapitän von der Groeben, Familie Denso aus Erfurt, die Töchter von Charles Kingsley und Generalkonsul Freiherr von Heyking. Hauptmann Credner beschreibt anschaulich zahlreiche Sehenswürdigkei … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Hochgrebe [Kassel, Germany]
2018-11-09 19:00:57
Yokohama: 1859. Ukiyo-e woodblock print ca. 19,5x26,5 cm. With a printed title in the right upper corner and dense printed text on the upper margin. Paper slightly age toned, four small worm holes on the right margin, but overall a very good copy of this very rare print. Rare early Japanese depiction of Count Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky (1809-1881), the General Governor of Russian Siberia and the Far East, taken during his official visit to Edo in August 1859. The purpose of the visit was to negotiate the Russian-Japanese state border and to legally secure the ownership of Sakhalin Island to Russia. Muravyov-Amursky arrived at Yokohama on August 5 with a squadron of eight Russian naval ships and received Japanese plenipotentiaries aboard his flagship 'Askold'. Two days later he went ashore ''with a large retinue, including an honor guard of three hundred sailors and a drum and bugle corps'' (Lensen, G. Russians in Japan, 1858-1859). The negotiations started in Edo on August 12, but ended without a result, the Japanese side referring to the Treaty of Shimoda (1855) which mentioned common use of Sakhalin Island. Muravyov-Amursky and Russian naval squadron left Yokohama on August 24, 1859 and proceeded to Hakodate and thence to Nikolayevsk. During the delegation's stay in Edo three Russian sailors were attacked by Japanese in Yokohama and cut with swords, only one surviving. This was one of the first attacks on foreigners after the opening of Japan to the outside world. The victims were buried on the specially designed cemetery for the foreigners in Yokohama. The print depicts Mu … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bookvica [Tbilisi, Georgia]
2018-11-09 19:00:56
1859. Ca. 1859. Ca. 54x75 cm. Black ink on rice paper, hand coloured in yellow, red, black, and grey. Extensive text in Japanese on the right and left margins. Fold marks, otherwise a very good plan. Interesting early detailed Japanese plan of the first Russian settlement on Sakhalin Island - Fort Muravyovsky, founded by a Russian navigator and explorer Gennady Nevelskoy on 21 September O.S./ 3 October N.S. 1853. The fort was erected on the site of the Ainu village Kushinkotan in southern Sakhalin (according to the Russian sources, the name of the village was Tomari Aniva), on the shore of the Salmon Inlet of the Aniva Bay. The first commander of the fort was Russian military officer Nikolay Busse (1828-66). In May 1854 the fort was relocated to the Emperor's Harbour, due to the beginning of military actions against Russia by Britain and France during the Crimean War. The fort was rebuilt in 1869, under the name of Korsakovsky, and quickly became the centre of the Sakhalin penal colony of the Russian penitentiary system. It was handed over to the Japanese government in 1905 after Russia's defeat in the Russo-Japanese War, and was returned to Soviet Union in August 1945, after World War II. Renamed Korsakov in 1946, it is now an important administrative centre of Russia's Sakhalin Oblast. The plan states that it was copied in October 1859 from the original sheet drawn in September 1853 after the construction of the Russian fort. The plan depicts a rectangular fort with two watch towers (each with a guard on top, one is mounted with a flag), tall fence and several buildings, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bookvica [Tbilisi, Georgia]
2018-11-09 11:10:43
JUDAH P. BENJAMIN
Pamphlet, "Speech of Hon. J.P. Benjamin of Louisiana, on the Acquisition of Cuba. Delivered in Senate U.S. Friday February 11, 1859." Includes original envelope, 7 1/4 x 3 3/4 in., free franked in the upper right by N.J. Senator John Thomson (1800-1862). 16 pp., 6 x 9 1/2 in. "in the expansion of our system we seek no conquest, subjugate no people, impose our laws on no unwilling subjects. When new territory is brought under our jurisdiction, the inhabitants are admitted to all the rights of self-government."In a speech in the United States Senate, Benjamin supports the annexation of Cuba with no hint of irony in his declaration that the people of the United States "impose our laws on no unwilling subjects." His speech also conveys his states'-rights perspective on the nature of the Union that he championed while later serving in Jefferson Davis' Confederate cabinet. Excerpts:"An intertropical island, whose external commerce reaches nearly eighty millions of dollars, lies at our doors. In territorial extent equal to four or five of our smaller States, with a population that would make it fifth in rank in our Confederacy,[1] with harbors unrivalled for capacity and security, it is an object of absorbing interest to the American people. Its present condition and future destiny offer a legitimate field for the exercise of the best statesmanship of the Republic.""Place in contrast the annual addition to the wealth and comfort of mankind afforded by the slave labor of Cuba with that furnished by the islands in which England, France, and Holland have made their ruinous emancipati … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc. [White Plains, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-11-08 14:32:36
Commonplace Book] Louise A. Woods
New Bedford, CT, 1859. Comprised of 18 handwritten pages, three hand-drawn illustrations, and 12 pages of pasted in ephemera. Red leather with gilt to spine and boards; some scuffing and shelfwear to extremities, front boards slightly bowed. Text block partially detached from spine but holding, causing some looseness of early signatures. A fascinating collection of quoted poetry, friendship messages, and contemporary news stories that give a glimpse into one girl's fascination with adventure. A gift inscription on the book's first page gives insight into who Louise Woods was: an adventurous spirit, desirous of travel and new experiences. "In this changing world we are often obliged to separate from those who are fondly cherished...it is pleasing to peruse the sentiments penned by their own hand and accompanied by their own signature. Often do such incentives give wings to the imagination." On the pages immediately following, we see that the book giver knew the recipient well, for she pastes in an article on the possible discovery of mermaids at sea, and on the debate regarding anatomical dissection of newly discovered species. Other pasted in articles include coverage of tornadoes, expeditions and voyages to South America, and whaling. Handwritten contributions to the book range from religious sentiments, to personal letters about time spent together in friendship, to drawings of ships at sea. Across these entries there is a theme of inevitable separation and hopes of friends remembering and being true to each other's memories regardless of time and space. An interestin … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-11-07 22:11:06
Wordsworth, William ~Poetical Works Selected and Edited by Robert Aris Willmott Illustrated with one hundred designs by Birket Foster, J. Wolf and John gilbert, engraved by The Brothers Dalziel Routledge Warnes, & Routledge, London & New York, 1859 Hardcover, 8vo roughly 7" X 9" tall. Good+ in full leather boards, boards have some wear and scuffs, corners bumped, Inscription to front. pages tanned with heavy foxing to end-papers, scattered throughout, damp-stain to inner top portion of pages, also slight waviness to pages. binding very intact and sturdy. Gauffered gilded page ends in excellent shape. Beautiful tooled leather binding, a fine example of an extraordinary antique book. Payment Due within 3 days. Unpaid Item cases are automated to open after 3 days without payment. If you will not be available to receive package/packages, please request Signature Confirmation at checkout,(no extra cost), otherwise it will not be included. If not requested, you are accepting the possibility for lost/stolen mail.
Bookseller: Arcade*RareBooks [Van Buren, Arkansas, US]
2018-11-07 07:18:57
R. J. Prickett
Book Title: THE REV. J.W. LOGUEN, AS SLAVE AND AS FREEMAN Author: J. W. Loguen (Jermain Wesley), 1814-1872. Jermain Wesley Loguen was born around 1814 in Davidson County, Tennessee, to an enslaved mother named Jane (who was later renamed Cherry) and her white master, David Logue. Originally named Jarm Logue, he later added the "n" to his last name to differentiate himself from his slave-master father and adopted the middle name "Wesley" to reflect his Wesleyan Methodist sympathies. When he was in his early twenties, Loguen escaped from slavery and fled to Canada. He eventually settled in New York state, enrolled in the abolitionist Oneida School in 1839, and later established a school in Utica, New York, for African American children. He moved to Syracuse, New York, in 1841, founded another school, and married Caroline Storum, with whom he had five children. Loguen was ordained by the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church in 1842 and became increasingly involved with the anti-slavery movement, working with other abolitionists, including Frederick Douglass, on the lecture circuit. Loguen publicly denounced the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and swore to defy it. He even advertised himself as a prominent Underground Railroad conductor in an April 1855 issue of Frederick Douglass' Paper, writing "that the Underground Railroad was never doing a better business than at present. . . . I speak officially, as the agent and keeper of an Underground Railroad Depot." Loguen served as pastor of Zion Church in Binghamton, New York, in the early 1860s, and after the Civil War became act … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Read It Again Book Shoppe Two [Coram, New York, US]
2018-11-07 03:21:45
n.p., n.d. but Japan: n.p., n.d. [but Japan: 1859. An interesting and instructive look at how the Japanese learned English in the generation following Admiral Perry's opening of Japan. 2 volumes in 1, oblong 8vo, approx. 198 french-fold pages sewn in the Japanese manner in contemporary and almost certainly original brown paper wrappers; minor working and wear, but in all a very good and striking example of a Japanese student's workbook for the attainment of English. The book has apparently been copied from American primers published by A. S. Barnes in New York in 1857, and Sargent's School Primer, Boston, 1859; both contain a variety of reading and spelling lessons "especially adapted to the capacity and taste of young children. It is hoped that it will proved [sic] valuable introduction to the national series of school readers prepared by Richard G. Parker." Both Parker's and Sargent's primers were available in bi-lingual editions in the Japanese market. Might this be the manuscript from which a printer might have used to publish the Japanese editions? Throughout, the English text, which has been carefully written in ink, is often translated interlinearly in red ink with Japanese characters creating an attractive visual appearance on the page. Included are 3 pages of alphabets, simple sentences, often in rhyme ("A cart for me / to ride and see / A ship at sea / with you and me." An interesting and instructive look at how the Japanese learned English in the generation following Admiral Perry's opening of Japan.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [Saint Paul, Minnesota, US]
2018-11-06 20:30:29
Untitled Document FREE DHL worldwide shipping: 2/4 days to North America, 3/5 days to Europe. Please check our feedback and see how quickly we ship. We are the leading Antiquarian Booksellers in Latin America & members of ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, London) & ABA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association, London). Have been in business for more than 30 years. We are a general antiquarian bookstore with emphasis in Spanish-American material. Don't forget to visit our eBay store, this is one of the best stores of rare books on eBay. Author: Romero, L. G. Title : Nuevas tablas para cubicar maderas de las dimensiones desde 1 A 48 pies de largo y de 1/2 pulgada a 1 vara de ancho y lo mismo de grueso calculadas de media en media pulgada para mayor esactitud. Date and publisher :Cienfuegos - Cuba, Ediciones de la Imprenta "El Fomento", 1859. Description:"Curious technical book published in Cienfuegos, Cuba". Contemporary half cloth. With the subscribers list. Binding: Contemporary half cloth. Size : 5.1 x 3.5 inches. Condition : binding with tiny defects, content in excellent condition (very rare foxing). CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Internal reference: O02H24 / A0508.
Bookseller: antanobooks [Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, AR]
2018-11-06 15:09:23
(PICTURES BELOW DESCRIPTION) LA VIE ET LES MYSTERES DE LA BIENHEUREUSE VIERGE MARIES, MERE DE DIEU 1859; 1st Edition; Paris Henri Charpentier; Full Folio Leather; Illustrated by Lemercier Lithograph Co.; French Text; About 150 Pages; w12"xh16.6"; Very Rare! ATTRIBUTES: Magnificent full folio Red morocco leather cover design, Eight Green and Brown leather inlays to each side, Brilliant gold floral borders, Virgin Mary centerpiece, Angels/Musical instrument cartouches to upper/lower center corners, Navy blue leather inlay around centerpiece, Fine gold floral binding with Mary/Baby Jesus pictorial, Gold gilded cover/inner cover edges, White silk moire end pages, Gold gilded page edges, 94 Brilliant Chromolithograph pages with Gold illumination, Tissue Guards throughout, Red text to chapter pages, Gothic Style, And a Great Read! BACKGROUND: Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran. The gospels of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament and the Quran describe Mary as a virgin; according to Christian teaching she conceived Jesus while a virgin, through the Holy Spirit. The miraculous conception took place when she was already betrothed to Joseph. She accompanied Joseph to Bethlehem, where Jesus was born. CONDITION: Condition is Good+/Very Good. Some wear to edges, little rubbing to colored leather parts on boards, little color added to a few scuffs near edges, rubbed spine bands, few blemishes to end pages, some wrinkles/small lower tear to one tissue guard, spotting on a page or two, otherwis … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: 0ROGAS RARE BOOKS [Boca Raton, Florida, US]
2018-11-06 14:54:49
function passparaSC(){return '&baseurl='+ escape((function(){var d = '';try{d=location.protocol+'//cgi.'+location.href.split('&domain=')[1].split('&')[0]+'/ws/'} catch(e){d=location.href.substring(0,location.href.lastIndexOf('/')+1)} return d })()) + '&sitebaseurl=http://www.auctiva.com&tagNum=0';} ALBUM DE LAS MISIONES 24 Color Lithograph Illustrations Printed 1859 ; Paris 1st Edition PLEASE NOTE THIS BOOK IS IN THE SPANISH LANGUAGE. Plates represent natives in Africa, America, Asia & Oceania as well as the Missionary Conquistadors. Please note pictures taken with flash which will make the gold brighter than it really is. Condition: Boards and Spine Detached !!! - Text Block Binding tight - internals good for age. Gilt boards. Boards bumped and rubbed and have become detached. Some foxing. 192 pages with 24 bound in color lithograph plates. Your chance for a rare work of the Spanish missionaries and their activities around the world. Worthy candidate for rebinding. Would be a special addition to any library of note. Shipping and handling in USA Free Outside USA 80.00 via EMS Post Your chance for a fine book of Spanish Missionaries and the Native Peoples. Bid now and learn ! [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: WoWco [San Francisco, California, US]
2018-11-06 14:54:49
Philip Dixon Hardy
Very rare Book in very very good condition, Embossed and gilt leather Hardcover. hardly ever opened all pages present (315) with an interesting advertising segment at the front and back and many many maps and illustrations etc.. Printed in London by Simpkin & Marshall in 1859 (Pics below). Very rare Book in very very good condition, Embossed and gilt leather Hardcover. hardly ever opened all pages present (315) with an interesting advertising segment at the front and back and many many maps and illustrations etc.. Printed in London by Simpkin & Marshall in 1859 see pics Buddha?s Enlightenment Antique Bronze Medal Pendant Meditation on Pedestal Burma Buddha?s Enlightenment Antique Bronze Medal Pendant Meditation on Pedestal Burma Click images to enlarge Description Very rare Book in very very good condition, Embossed and gilt leather Hardcover. hardly ever opened all pages present (315) with an interesting advertising segment at the front and back and many many maps and illustrations etc.. Printed in London by Simpkin & Marshall in 1859 Please note I am in IRELAND shipping will take slightly longer and be slightly more expensive, I charge actual shipping costs only. See the pics SEE MY OTHER ITEMS FOR MORE RARE TRAVEL BOOKS & Maps . Postage inside Ireland is cheaper than that shown for international shipping. Please contact me if you live in Ireland. Pictures sell! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.250+ Listing Templates! Auctiva gets you noticed! The complete eBay Selling Solution. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: monkscell [Wexford, IE]
2018-11-06 06:45:42
A.E. Miller
A.E. Miller, [1859], Charleston, S.C.:, 1859. 51 pp. + ads. Original printed blue wrappers, stitched with hanging string (see pic). Very Good plus. At head of title page: 'THIRD EDITION.' With many pages of manuscript interleaves on lined paper. Some of these entries pertain to slavery earnings. The Almanac includes, names of state and local officers, courts, educational institutions, banks, pilots and boats, tide tables, and numerous pages of advertisements from local merchants. Not Ex-Lib. I've done my best to describe the book, but if you have additional questions, please don't hesitate to send me an e-mail.
Bookseller: crottsy [Clemmons, North Carolina, US]
2018-11-06 00:50:56
Yale 1859 Class Album Hundreds Portraits Letters Autographs Yearbook Manuscript Description: YALE CLASS OF 1859 PORTRAIT ALBUM, YEARBOOK, AND AUTOGRAPH ALBUM. [New Haven]: [1859]. Large quarto, in brown morocco with gilt decorative border, six raised bands to spine, "Daniel Bowe" gilt stamped to front cover, "Photographs Yale Class of '59" gilt stamped to spine. Features 234 pages of text and engravings, including 109 portrait engravings depicting the entire class of 1859, 100 autograph letters written by classmates, many quite lengthy, eight of which extend to two pages, plus 13 autograph sentiments to the preliminary leaves, for a total of 121 pages of text. The first 13 leaves were inscribed by Yale Professors of the period, including Benjamin Silliman (inscribed twice), Chauncey Goodrich, Noah Porter, Josiah Gibbs, and more. These include handwritten text in Greek and Hebrew script. The following pages contain class portraits, with an autograph letter by the man depicted following each portrait. The letters were all written to Daniel Bowe, the owner of the album, and offer congratulatory sentiments, describe the relationship each had with Rowe, and record their time together at Yale. One letter features a sketch of a bell. Many of these individuals went on to prominent lives, and many served in the Civil War. Foxing, especially to plates. Damp stain to margin through text block, which appears most severe to preliminary leaves and becomes mild as the text proceeds; besides being visible in margin doesnt interfere with engravings or text. Front joint cracked, is detaching … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: JRR Books [Ardsley, New York, US]
2018-11-05 14:57:10
HAWES, ARTHUR Briscoe
Moderate - heavy wear to spine tip and base. Moderate external wear to original boards.Binding sound. Fraying of material on spine with visible splits in the red cover on spine. Exterior fair condition Interior is in good condition. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 17.0px Helvetica; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-family: 'Helvetica'; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 17.00pt; font-kerning: none} span.s2 {font-family: 'Helvetica'; font-weight: bold; font-style: normal; font-size: 17.00pt; font-kerning: none} HAWES, ARTHUR Briscoe. Rifle Ammunition. Being Notes on the Manufactures connected therewith, as conducted in The Royal Arsenal, Woolwich London, 1859 Very Rare. Riling 718. Illustrated, including 3 folding diagrams housed in rear pocket. 8vo, publisher's red cloth stamped in gilt and blind; moderate wear. Previous owners name on title page. Interior clean. Interior good for age. 95 pages plus ads for military books. heavy wear to spine tip and base. Moderate external wear to original boards.Binding sound. Fraying of material on spine with visible splits in the red cover on spine. Exterior acceptable condition The author was a Captain in the Bengal Army. No other known copies for sale. OCLC locates one copy in microform in Germany And 8 in book form - only 4 are in the USA Library of congress, Smithsonian, West Point, and San Francisco. Signature required on delivery Ship daily Boxed carefully HAWES, Arthur B., Captain, Store Department, India Office.--Educated at Westminster; ensign, Bengal army, 12th Dec, 1849; … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: bluemangobooksandmanuscripts [New Hope, Pennsylvania, US]
2018-11-04 08:13:13
Samuel Smiles
Not seen at auction since 1983. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. The origins of this work, Smiles' most famous, lay in a speech he gave in March 1845 in response to a request by a Mutual Improvement Society, published as The Education of the Working Classes. Routledge rejected publishing Self-Help in 1855. Twenty years later Smiles was seated next to George Routledge at a dinner, and he said to him: "And when, Dr. Smiles, are we to have the honour of publishing one of your books?" Smiles replied that Mr. Routledge had had the honour of rejecting Self-Help. Although John Murray was willing to publish Self-Help on a half-profits system, Smiles rejected this as he did not want the book to lose its anecdotes. In 1859 he published the book at his own expense and risk, retaining the copyright and paying John Murray ten per cent. commission. It sold 20,000 copies within one year of its publication. Bound by Edmonds and Remnants of London, with a binder's label to rear pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to rear. CONDITION In a cloth-covered binding. Externally, worn with bumping to extremities. Splitting to joints and loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright but with foxing throughout, though heavy only to first and last few pages. Overall Condition: Fair. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-11-04 08:13:13
Samuel Smiles
Not seen at auction since 1983. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. The origins of this work, Smiles' most famous, lay in a speech he gave in March 1845 in response to a request by a Mutual Improvement Society, published as The Education of the Working Classes. Routledge rejected publishing Self-Help in 1855. Twenty years later Smiles was seated next to George Routledge at a dinner, and he said to him: "And when, Dr. Smiles, are we to have the honour of publishing one of your books?" Smiles replied that Mr. Routledge had had the honour of rejecting Self-Help. Although John Murray was willing to publish Self-Help on a half-profits system, Smiles rejected this as he did not want the book to lose its anecdotes. In 1859 he published the book at his own expense and risk, retaining the copyright and paying John Murray ten per cent. commission. It sold 20,000 copies within one year of its publication. Bound by Edmonds and Remnants of London, with a binder's label to rear pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to rear. CONDITION In a cloth-covered binding. Externally, worn with bumping to extremities. Splitting to joints and loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright but with foxing throughout, though heavy only to first and last few pages. Overall Condition: Fair. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-11-04 08:13:13
Samuel Smiles
Not seen at auction since 1983. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. The origins of this work, Smiles' most famous, lay in a speech he gave in March 1845 in response to a request by a Mutual Improvement Society, published as The Education of the Working Classes. Routledge rejected publishing Self-Help in 1855. Twenty years later Smiles was seated next to George Routledge at a dinner, and he said to him: "And when, Dr. Smiles, are we to have the honour of publishing one of your books?" Smiles replied that Mr. Routledge had had the honour of rejecting Self-Help. Although John Murray was willing to publish Self-Help on a half-profits system, Smiles rejected this as he did not want the book to lose its anecdotes. In 1859 he published the book at his own expense and risk, retaining the copyright and paying John Murray ten per cent. commission. It sold 20,000 copies within one year of its publication. Bound by Edmonds and Remnants of London, with a binder's label to rear pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to rear. CONDITION In a cloth-covered binding. Externally, worn with bumping to extremities. Splitting to joints and loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright but with foxing throughout, though heavy only to first and last few pages. Overall Condition: Fair. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-11-04 08:13:13
Samuel Smiles
Not seen at auction since 1983. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. The origins of this work, Smiles' most famous, lay in a speech he gave in March 1845 in response to a request by a Mutual Improvement Society, published as The Education of the Working Classes. Routledge rejected publishing Self-Help in 1855. Twenty years later Smiles was seated next to George Routledge at a dinner, and he said to him: "And when, Dr. Smiles, are we to have the honour of publishing one of your books?" Smiles replied that Mr. Routledge had had the honour of rejecting Self-Help. Although John Murray was willing to publish Self-Help on a half-profits system, Smiles rejected this as he did not want the book to lose its anecdotes. In 1859 he published the book at his own expense and risk, retaining the copyright and paying John Murray ten per cent. commission. It sold 20,000 copies within one year of its publication. Bound by Edmonds and Remnants of London, with a binder's label to rear pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to rear. CONDITION In a cloth-covered binding. Externally, worn with bumping to extremities. Splitting to joints and loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright but with foxing throughout, though heavy only to first and last few pages. Overall Condition: Fair. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-11-04 08:13:13
Samuel Smiles
Not seen at auction since 1983. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. The origins of this work, Smiles' most famous, lay in a speech he gave in March 1845 in response to a request by a Mutual Improvement Society, published as The Education of the Working Classes. Routledge rejected publishing Self-Help in 1855. Twenty years later Smiles was seated next to George Routledge at a dinner, and he said to him: "And when, Dr. Smiles, are we to have the honour of publishing one of your books?" Smiles replied that Mr. Routledge had had the honour of rejecting Self-Help. Although John Murray was willing to publish Self-Help on a half-profits system, Smiles rejected this as he did not want the book to lose its anecdotes. In 1859 he published the book at his own expense and risk, retaining the copyright and paying John Murray ten per cent. commission. It sold 20,000 copies within one year of its publication. Bound by Edmonds and Remnants of London, with a binder's label to rear pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to rear. CONDITION In a cloth-covered binding. Externally, worn with bumping to extremities. Splitting to joints and loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright but with foxing throughout, though heavy only to first and last few pages. Overall Condition: Fair. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-11-04 07:11:12
Anthony Trollope
COLLECTION OF BRITISH AUTHORS: TAUCHNITZ EDITION BOOKS BY ANTHONY TROLLOPE COPYRIGHT EDITION 1859 Copyright Edition Published the same year as the first trade edition, starting in 1840 and continuing for 100 years. Rare collection of 31 volumes by Anthony Trollope, published by Bernhard Tauchnitz, part of Collection of British Authors. Every book States "Copyright Edition " Leipzig Bernhard Tauchnitz 1859. Books are Moroccan quarter bound Leather with Marbled paper boards and leather spine, five raised bands on the spine with the tilting in gilt about 4.5" X 6.25" in size. A number of the books have chips on spines and along the edges. Some of the bindings are fragile but only one is damaged- the front board is separated from the binding ( see photo) Interior pages are in good condition. the Tauchnitz Editions - books published in English by the German publisher Bernhard Tauchnitz. The Tauchnitz 'Collection of British Authors' started in 1842 and continued for almost exactly 100 years, running to over 5300 volumes and covering almost all the best of English literature over that period. VOL. 490 The Warden in one volume. Vol. I VOlL. 520 and 521 Castle Richmond in two Volumes: Vol. I. & II VOL 551, 552 Framley Parsonage in two volumes. Vol. I & Vol. two VOL. 610, 611, 612 Orley Farm in three volumes. Vol. I, II & III VOL. 717, 718, 719 The Small House At Allington. In three volumes. Vol. I,II & III VOL 752, 753, 754 Can You Forgive Her! In three volumes. Vol. I, II &III VOL. 812, 813 The Belton Estate in two volumes. Vol I, II VOL. 919,920,921 The Last Chronicle Of Babset in … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: southland_books [Maryville, Tennessee, US]
2018-11-04 07:11:12
Anson Jones
NEW YORK: D. Appleton and Company, 1859. Condition: Very Good. Important collection of annals and letters relating to the (Independent) Republic of Texas by its late President. First edition with photo frontis of author protected by tissue-guard, and 4 pages of other D. Appleton titles at rear. Light toning to textblock especially endpapers. Bookplate from college library front pastedown, and very few library stamps. Very light rubbing to extremities. 1" x. 1.5" inch chip to rear endpaper, where label was removed. Brown tooled cloth boards, with recent sympathetic leather spine. Several stamps 648 pp. plus four pages of ads. Howes J-191. Solidly bound. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: ezra9 [Eugene, Oregon, US]
2018-11-04 07:11:10
I can only find one other copy of this booklet on the internet and its in a rare book collection. My Own Little Library No 2 "Home" printed in Boston by Seven and Estes No 23 Cornhill. 8 numbered pages, several illustrations. First illustration signed by what looks like John A. Degen. Says entered according to act of congress 1859 by George Coolidge. 4 page story or poem after that. In good condition, year on front cover see photo. Book Still together. Book about the size of a modern baseball card. Please ask any questions. I think this is rarest Children's book I have had it saw.
Bookseller: swiss [Sherrodsville, Ohio, US]
2018-11-04 07:11:09
Romm Family LITHUANIA
good condition. RARE CZARIST JUDAICA 1859 The Star of Israel printed by the Romm Family Printing House, Vilna, LITHUANIA religious commentary: Abraham Avli Shmuel Levi Two volumes printed 1859 and bound together by the Romm Family Printing House, Vilna, Lithuania. approx. 670 pgs. (pgs. 3-6 missing from first book but title pg. intact) see photo. LARGE FOLIO SIZE VOLUME approx. 9 1/2" x 15 3/4" good condition, some wear. a nice volume to add to your collection. see photos.
Bookseller: paul771imy [Athens, Georgia, US]
2018-11-03 16:30:46
When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay. Item Description: The Book of Church Services including the lessons for Sundays and holy-days throughout the year. Oxford Printed at the university Press, 1859. First Edition. Sold by E. Gardner & Son Oxford Bible warehouse Paternoster Row, London; and by J. and C. Mozley, Derby. Hardback brown leather bronze floral clasp, gilt edges, marbled end papers. Weight 1 pound Approx. Measurements: 3.5"x5"x1.75" Condition: In Good condition, some shelf wear, rubbing to top and bottom edge of spine, some slight erosion to top edge of spine. Pages have some foxing, inscribed by owner. Please view photos, and contact us with questions or inquiries. We have a fine selection of quality items for sale at Amphora Art & Antiques. International as well as domestic customers are welcome - please contact us with questions regarding shipping or listings, and we will assist you quickly. All items can be inspected in-person or are available for pickup from our large Gardena warehouse with no additional fee or charge. The authenticity of all items listed are guaranteed to be as represented - all efforts are taken to ensure accurate and descriptive condition reports and photographs. We reserve the right to use another shipping carrier other than what is listed to ensure your purchase arrives safely. Fedex cannot ship to a P.O. Box. Please contact us before or upon purchase if you have a preferred shipping carrier. Origin English Publisher Samuel Richards Special Attributes 1st E … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: amphora_art_antiques [Beverly Hills, California, US]
2018-11-03 16:30:44
Wordsworth, Christopher
When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay. Item Description: Wordsworth, Christopher Greece: Pictoral, Descriptive and Historical. London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1859 Printed by Richard Clay ; Bread Street Hill. Hardback w/ Red and gilt Lettering 452pp. Weight 3.75 pounds Approx. Measurements: 6.75"x9.75"x1.75" Condition: Good+ condition, rubbed, shelf wear, erosion to spine with splitting at the joints, bookplate label on paste down, owners penned name on title page, tight. We have a fine selection of quality items for sale at Amphora Art & Antiques. International as well as domestic customers are welcome - please contact us with questions regarding shipping or listings, and we will assist you quickly. All items can be inspected in-person or are available for pickup from our large Gardena warehouse with no additional fee or charge. The authenticity of all items listed are guaranteed to be as represented - all efforts are taken to ensure accurate and descriptive condition reports and photographs. We reserve the right to use another shipping carrier other than what is listed to ensure your purchase arrives safely. Fedex cannot ship to a P.O. Box. Please contact us before or upon purchase if you have a preferred shipping carrier. Origin English Publisher 1859 Printed by Richard Clay Author Wordsworth, Christopher Binding Hardcover Country/Region of Manufacture United Kingdom Topic Europe Year Printed 1859 Subject History Original/Reproduction Original.
Bookseller: amphora_art_antiques [Beverly Hills, California, US]
2018-11-03 06:36:53
(Moveable)
London: Dean & Son, 11 Ludgate Hill, 1859. Poor. 4to. Bound in thin card with covers printed in color. 16 pp., printed on one side only, with eight full page hand-colored illustrations showing Punch and Judy, et al., in the upper portion with text and drummer below. Each plate has moveable parts operated by a lever at the foot which operates the movement in the upper window; in addition 3 of the drummers move when the tabs are activated. This is a very good copy of a truly rare item. There is general soil from use; several tabs have been strengthened or replaced, but all of the moveable scenes are operative. Montanaro, p. 69. The dating of this item is problematic, but likely about 1859. Montanaro suggests a date of 1860, but the Cotsen copy in the Diana Rexford Tillson collection has an inscription dated March, 1859. It is probably safe to ascribe a date of 1858 or early 1859, then. Dean and Son was the first publisher to produce movable books on a large scale. In the late 1850's, the firm can be credited with inventing another first: the use of a mechanism that moved or was animated by pulling a tab. Housed in a custom made protective portfolio. Stiff card wraps. Item #18739.
Bookseller: Thorn Books [Tucson, Arizona, US]
2018-11-02 07:46:49
Wordsworth, William ~Poetical Works Selected and Edited by Robert Aris Willmott Illustrated with one hundred designs by Birket Foster, J. Wolf and John gilbert, engraved by The Brothers Dalziel Routledge Warnes, & Routledge, London & New York, 1859 Hardcover, 8vo roughly 7" X 9" tall. Good+ in full leather boards, boards have some wear and scuffs, corners bumped, Inscription to front. pages tanned with heavy foxing to end-papers, scattered throughout, damp-stain to inner top portion of pages, also slight waviness to pages. binding very intact and sturdy. Gauffered gilded page ends in excellent shape. Beautiful tooled leather binding, a fine example of an extraordinary antique book. Payment Due within 3 days. Unpaid Item cases are automated to open after 3 days without payment. If you will not be available to receive package/packages, please request Signature Confirmation at checkout,(no extra cost), otherwise it will not be included. If not requested, you are accepting the possibility for lost/stolen mail.
Bookseller: Arcade*RareBooks [Van Buren, Arkansas, US]
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