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        COSTUMES ANCIENS ET MODERNES:

      Paris: Typographie de Firmin Didot Freres Fils & Cie, 1860. One upper corner of Vol. II with half-inch bump, all else fine. Fourth edition Two volumes. 9p, 234 plates on the versos with legends on the rectos, 18p; [iv], 235-513 plates, 19p. Bound in full red pebbled morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and fancy panel ornaments, the covers with multiple-ruled borders and with inner panel and corner ornaments & Fourth edition of the author's De gli habiti antichi et moderni. Includes reproductions of costumes found in the three previous editions, engraved by E. F. Huyot, after the designs of Catenacci, Feimann and Gerard Seguin. (Hiler & Hiler p. 873). Lipperheide 25; Colas 2980; Brunet V, 1104.

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        Arundines Cami Sive Musarum Cantagrigiensium Lusus Canori [Double Fore Edge Painting]

      Cambridge Univ. Press, Deighton, Bell, 1860. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full red morocco prize binding from Winton College, a bit of wear at the corners, slight general darkening. With two fore-edge paintings depicting Caius College from one side, and Cambridge University on the other. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 044334. .

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        Molo dal Giardino Reale, Venice

      c. 1860. Size: 355 × 265 mm. Albumen Print Photograph. Very good condition. Carlo Ponti, Italian photographer and optician of Swiss descent. He lived for some years in Paris, where he worked with the optician Chauchoix and learnt the technique of photography, to which he later dedicated most of his energy. He reached Venice towards 1852 and, after a short time, his inventions for optical and photographic instruments earned him public recognition. In the early years he collaborated with the photographer Fortunato Antonio Perini (1830-79) and then the painter and photographer Domenico Bresolin (1813-99), whose archive he took over in 1864.

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        Geschiedenis Van Het Verval Der Magt Van De Nedevan Java En 1811rlanders in Indie Tot Op Het Verlies

      Amsterdam: Frederic Muller, 1860. Complete set of 7 volumes. New cloth binding. Handsome, well-preserved set. An important source for researchers working on the Dutch East Indies before 1811.. Cloth on Board. Very Good.

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        Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and Its Islands. Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Madeira, Canary, Biafra and Cape Verd Islands

      Mobile, [Alabama]: John F. Early, Agent. 1860. First. First edition. Octavo. 479, [1]pp. Publisher's cloth stamped in blind and titled in gilt. Imprint of the English edition affixed to the bottom of the dedication page, else just about fine, housed in a custom chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Inscribed by the author to President Ulysses S. Grant on the pastedown: "To his Excellency President Grant: With the sincere prayer that in spite of all conventions of traitors, he may, by the blessings of God, be 'Our President' for the next Decade; and this he will be, if the people are allowed to speak but their wants & wishes; and with the sincere confidence, & respect of his unseen friend, The Author. On his farm near Griffin, Ga." On the front fly is a rather less formal Inscription from the author: "For the Presidents [sic] Private Library from Charlie Thomas. St. Bride's Plantation. Griffin, Georgia." .

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        Autograph letter signed, concerning several of his inventions

      1860.Autograph Letter Signed from the Designer of the "Monitor" ERICSSON, John (1803-89). A.L.s. dated March 26, [18]60, to an unknown recipient. 2-1/2 pp., on lined paper embossed with a small steam locomotive and the letters "P. & P. in the upper left corner. 247 x 195 mm. Creased where folded, small tear mended, but fine overall. A very fine, detailed letter from the prolifically inventive Swedish-born engineer John Ericsson, whose many accomplishments include the invention of a screw propeller for steamships, a rotary steam engine, the first English steam-driven fire engine, and his enormously popular "caloric" engine. This last, a hot-air engine designed to use heat more directly and efficiently than its steam-powered counterpart, was the first mass-produced heat-powered engine; in various incarnations, it satisfied the growing need for small and medium-sized sources of industrial power throughout the nineteenth century. Ericsson's most famous achievement, however, was his design for the Union Navy's ironclad warship Monitor; the Monitor's decisive victory over the Confederate ironclad Merrimac in March 1862 marked a turning point not only in the course of the Civil War, but in the history of warship design and construction. In later life Ericsson interested himself in alternative sources of power, particularly solar and tidal energy. The present letter, written almost exactly two years before the Monitor's defeat of the Merrimac, discusses several of Ericsson's inventions-a hydraulic pump, a "swing machine," an air hoister and a telegraphic machine-as well as the difficulties Ericsson had encountered in obtaining the necessary support and encouragement to proceed with the patenting of these inventions. The last paragraph of the letter contains a reference to a "new" caloric engine, which was "nearly ready"; Ericsson continued to improve the caloric engine to the end of his life. Ericsson's imperious and combative temperament is apparent throughout the letter, particularly in the postscript, in which he states that "I should prefer the 'cove' you allude to showing his hand before I have my patent claim. Under my general principle I will be able to hit him all the harder-so with others who may feel inclined to tread on my & our toes just now." DAB. Strandh, History of the Machine, pp. 136-39; 164.

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        A CURIOUS DANCE AROUND A CURIOUS TREE

      [London]:: [St. Luke's Hospital],. [1860].. 7" x 4-3/4". 1st separate edition, second issue (Eckel, pp. 188-191; Gimbel B-216; VanderPoel B-465). 19, [1] pp.. Original pale pink printed wrappers, sewn. Typographical border surrounding title lettering on front wrapper.. Wrappers a bit faded, & show a mite of soiling. Paper repair to. front wrapper top edge, as well as spine paper. Old vertical fold. crease to center, as is usually found [from mailing?]. A VG copy.. This short piece by Dickens, on St. Luke's Hospital, originally published in the January 17 1852 issue of HOUSEHOLD WORDS. With Dickens' consent, it was reissued in this pamphlet form by the Hospital management as a fund- raising mechanism. The first issue had purple wrappers, in which the 'appeal' was not highlighted from the remainder of the text and, evidently, donations suffered accordingly... in this second issue, the wrappers are pink, the 'appeal' is boldly printed, and it was accompanied by an easy-to-use return envelope [much as we see today in the solicitations we receive... make it easy on the mark!]. & & A rather uncommon item of Dickensiana.

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        Framley Parsonage [In the first three Volumes of The Cornhill Magazine]

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1860 - 1861. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good set of the first three bound volumes of The Cornhill Magazine in the Publisher's original elaborately embossed red cloth with the front boards and spines lettered in gilt and containing the entirety of Anthony Trollope's breakthrough novel, Framley Parsonage, as first published in serial form. Each Volume is in Very Good condition with rubbing to the corners and shows some leftward lean, Volume 1 being bit dulled and rubbed with some splitting at the spine corners, Volume 2 being rather bright with only modest wear and a stain to the top edge of the closed page block, and Volume 3 also being rather bright with a quite small split to the rear joint and otherwise only modest wear. Each Volume shows some settling to the heavy page block as is common with books of this size with Volume 1 showing some gapping at the top between the page block and the spine head. Volume 3 appears to have been recased and the endpapers renewed. While an integral part of Trollope's famed Barchester series of novels (being the 4th novel in that series), Framley Parsonage is an important work of Victorian fiction in its own right. Although he had had some limited (and we do mean limited) success with certain of his earlier novels, with Framley Parsonage Trollope had indeed "arrived" as a novelist. His most successful novel to date had been Dr. Thorne. Because of Dr. Thorne's success, Trollope's next novel was likely to be expectantly received by the reading public. Trollope, while working on an Irish tale called Castle Richmond, wrote to William Thackeray proposing himself for publication in the Cornhill Magazine, which was to begin publication in January, 1860 with Thackeray as editor. Thackeray wrote kindly and enthusiastically to Trollope about his proposal, and Smith, Elder (the publisher) wrote separately in late October, 1859 proposing to pay Trollope 1,000 Pounds (for Trollope an astonishing sum and much more than he had received for any of his previous works) for a three volume tale on condition that the first installment be in their hands no later than December 12th. Trollope proposed Castle Richmond, his novel then in progress, but Smith, Elder rejected it and insisted that Trollope instead provide a novel with an English setting and a clerical theme. This demand led Trollope to write Framley Parsonage, a thoroughly English novel, and the short time allotted forced him to place Framley Parsonage near Barchester and to fall back on his old friends, the Proudies and the archdeacon, the fictional world where Trollope had first developed his charm and genius. Castle Richmond, then accepted by Chapman and Hall, was published just as Framley Parsonage ran in the Cornhill, the two works thus available to the public at the same time. Castle Richmond at first sold well on the strength of Dr. Thorne. However, once read and talked about, its sales flagged. (It was not one of Trollope's better efforts.) However, the reading public were talking excitedly of Framley Parsonage, anxiously awaiting each installment while praising Thackeray for having "discovered" Trollope, a great new novelist. Thackeray's procrastination had kept him from writing the opening novel for the Cornhill and thus had caused him to ask it of Trollope. Had Smith, Elder accepted Castle Richmond for serialization in the Cornhill, both Trollope and the Cornhill both likely would have suffered great damage to their nascent reputations. Instead, Thackeray's failure, coupled with Smith, Elder's insistence on an English clerical novel, sparked Trollope's true genius, helped the Cornhill to succeed as a publication, and brought Trollope to great fame. A Very Good copy of the initial serialization of Anthony Trollope's breakthrough novel. [The three volumes contain also contain works, by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Lord Tennyson, Washington Irving, Matthew Arnold, Charlotte Bronte, William Makepeace Thackeray, and others.] A Very Good set.

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        Beiträge zur feineren Anatomie des menschlichen Rückenmarks.

      Denkr. der med.-chirurg. Ges. d. Kt. Zürich,, Zürich, 1860 - Zürich, Denkr. der med.-chirurg. Ges. d. Kt. Zürich, 1860. 4°. S. 130-171. Mit 7 lithogr. Tafeln. Orig.-Broschur. Garisson & Morton 1361. - Hirsch II, 595. - Erste Ausgabe. Wichtiger Beitrag über die Anatomie und Physiologie des Rückenmarks. "Includes description of 'Goll's Column' or 'tract', the posterior column of the spinal cord" (G&M). - Neben einem Ferstvortrag von Meyer-Hoffmeister noch Beiträge zur Geschichte der Medizin im Kanton Zürich von Meyer-Ahrens und Schrämli. - Broschur beschädigt, gebräunt und fleckig. Durchgehend stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        San Francisco Pioneer Merchants.

      San Francisco: Circa 1850s-1860s - Original large format photograph. 15 x 19 inches, mounted on board.

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        J. R. Lamb Church and Furniture Polycromatic Decoration

      New York: J. And R. Lamb Co., New York - Original Wraps. Good. First Edition. Catalogue. nd c- 1860, decorative covers, soiled, stained, chips along edges, interior fine- red / black inked lettering, engravings of various offerings,details descrptions, rear ad small tear : Memorial Furniture in Wood, Stone and Metal Embroideries for Ecclesiastical Purposes, Funeral Palls, quite scarce 50 pgs, [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Practische Anleitung zur Anwendung der Cemente zu baulichen, gewerblichen, landwirthschaftlichen und Kunst-Gegenständen. 4 Lieferungen.

      106 S. Text und 24 farb. lithogr. Tafeln sowie einigen Textholzstichen. In Original-Lieferungsumschlägen, Practische Anleitung zur Anwendung der Cemente(diese mit Gebrauchsspuren u. kl. Randfehlstellen)., Seltene erste Ausgabe und zugleich eines der ersten Bücher über die Herstellung und Verwendung von Zement. - Mit Beschreibungen und Abbildungen von Behältern, Rinnen, Röhren, Treppenanlagen, Kühlschiffen, Badewannen, Zisternen etc.- Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig.

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        JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Around the World Under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N

      London: John Murray, 1860. "Tenth Thousand" to the title page; pp. xv, [1] 519, [1] Adverts not bound in. Handsome contemporary binding, by Hayday & co., of full red calf with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, brown lettering piece, gilt dentelles; all edges marbled matching marbled end papers. Binding good and strong with a little general wear and rubbing, leather lightly chipped to the head of the spine. Contents clean and tight, but for the first and last couple of pages which are spotted; neat contemporary gift inscription. A very good copy in a handsome binding. This is the tenth thousand commonly referred to as the second edition, which provides the definitive text and includes, for the first time, the Postscript dated February 1st 1860 on p. vii in which Darwin corrects a number of errors.. Second Edition. Full Leather. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo (12 X 18cm).

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        Curates of Riversdale: recollections in the life of a clergyman. Written by himself. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols.

      Hurst & Blackett. 1860 Half dark blue calf, marbled boards; expertly & handsomely rebacked. Inscription on leading f.e.p., vol.I: 'Mrs Buckley - with affectionate esteem, from the Author, M. Margoliouth'. Later signature of M. Jane Hole on verso of leading f.e.ps.Not in Sadleir; Wolff 4481. BL, Oxford, & Cambridge only on Copac. Born in Poland to Jewish parents, Margoliouth moved to England and converted to the Church of England before being ordained into the Church. He wrote extensively on Jewish history and Hebrew literature and established a Hebrew Christian monthly magazine,

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        The Deaths-Head Pipe. Original caricature.

      [c.1860?] Pencil, ink & watercolour, signed & inscribed. Framed & glazed.A young man smokes an opium pipe sat on an armchair legs stretched out towards an open fireplace. Beside him, emanating from the head of the pipe is a skeletal figure saying: 'I only let him smoke me to give a colour to the affair. He will soon be mine!' William McConnell, a one-time pupil of George Cruikshank, was a comic artist of some repute. He was the close friend of the Brothers Brough and of George Augustus Sala, for whom he made a set of elaborate drawings to illustrate

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        A dictionary of the English language

      Hickling Swan and Brewer Boston: "Hickling, Swan, and Brewer". 1860. "First edition of Worcester's greatest dictionary, large, thick 4to, pp. lxvii, [1], 1786; text in triple column, illustrations in text; occasional modest foxing, recent half tan calf, gilt-lettered direct on spine. Presentation copy, inscribed on the flyleaf to the Hon. William C. Rives, with the respects of J.E. Worcester."" William Cabell Rives (1793- 1868) studied politics law under Thomas Jefferson, was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1817, and served until 1821, In 1823 he was elected as a U.S. Representative. President Jackson appointed him Minister to France in 1829. In 1832 he was elected to the U.S. Senate where he served until 1845. His principle literary work was The Life and Times of James Madison, 3 vols., 1859-68. See DAB for a long account of his varied career. Contains a catalogue of English dictionaries (1499-1859). The 1859 Merriam-Webster was the first American dictionary with illustrations, but credit for the idea goes to Worcester who suffered the fate of industrial sabotage at the hands of his seemingly ubiquitous competitor. "

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        RURAL LIFE IN BENGAL; Illustrative of Anglo-Indian Suburban Life; More Particularly in Connection With the Planter and Peasantry, the Varied Produce of the Soil and Seasons; With Copious Details of the Culture and Manufacture of Indigo

      W. Thacker & Co. 1860. . 1st Ed. Royal 8vo. xii + 203pp. + [viii]. publ. adverts. Map frontis. (sl. chipped), 166 ills. from engravings. Some light browning, original gilt lettered blind embossed cloth lightly soiled and rubbed, corners sl. bumped, some darkening to edges, rebacked with much of original spine laid down. Colesworthey Grant (1813-1880). Dedicated ‘To My Sisters In England, these Letters are affectionately inscribed’.& Of great general interest, and in particular with regards to lengthy chapter regarding the extraction and processing of Indigo. Additional postage may be necessary. US$640

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        SEIDEN-MUSTERBUCH

      [Böhmen ? ca.1860].. 2°. (48 x 25 cm.). Ln. d. Zt. m. Deckelschildchen. In sehr gutem Zustand. Textilmusterbuch mit ca. 1500 verschiedenen Seiden-Stoffmustern.

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        Efemérides de Músicos Españoles, asi profesores como aficionados

      Madrid: Impr. de la Esperenza, á cargo de D.A. Perez Dubrull, 1860 - Luisa Fernanda, younger sister of Queen Isabella II, was married to Antoine, duc de Montpensier, the youngest son of King Louis-Philippe of France in 1846 First edition. 8vo. 262 pp. Contemporary green morocco, with presentation stamped in gilt on upper panel "A L.R. P. de su Alteza La. Sma. Sra. Infanta W. Maria Luisa Fernanda Duquesa de Montpensier", a.e.g. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        POLITICAL DEBATES BETWEEN HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HON. STEPHEN A DOUGLAS, IN THE CELEBRATED CAMPAIGN OF 1858 IN ILLINOIS

      Columbus: Follett, Foster and company. Very good. 1860. Original brown blindstamped cloth. Gilt lettering on spine still bright. . 268 pgs Corners slightly bumped. Scattered mild foxing. Mixed issue: Rule over publisher's imprint on copyright page; 2 leaves of ads for Follett; no numeral "2" on page 17; numeral "2" at bottom of page 13; only Follett listed as publisher. Probably second or third issue of first edition Great copy. Howes L338. Monaghan 69. Streeter. HBS 66011 .

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        On The Origin of Species in The Quarterly Review Vol. 108.

      London: John Murray. 1860 - First edition. 8vo. 614pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary quarter tan calf over marbled boards with black title labels. Gilt ruling to spine compartments, minor scuffing and edgewear. Very good indeed, strong and extremely handsome. Includes errata slip for the Darwin review tipped in at the contents page. Contains the first appearance of Bishop Wilberforce's review of Darwin's Origin of Species, "review" being a technical term."frothing exhibition of ignorance" being the more colloquial description. Not only did this review bring him into Thomas Huxley's sights, resulting in their famous debate, it also probably did more to cement Darwin's reputation as a solid scientist in relation to a number of his peers (R.I. Murchison for example is reputed to have encouraged Wilberforce in his review out of sheer jealousy at the attention Darwin was receiving). A handsome copy of a scarce piece of natural history, an important review of a very important book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "The book of vagabonds and beggars: with a vocabulary of their language. Edited by Martin Luther in the year 1528. Now first translated into English, with introduction and notes, by John Camden Hotten."

      London: Johns Camden Hotten. 1860. "First edition in English, 8vo, pp. xxxvii, [3], 64; original calf-backed red paper-covered boards; some rubbing but generally very good and sound. Edited by Luther in 1528; here first translated into English with an historical introduction and scholarly notes by John Camden Hotten. The vocabulary occupies the last 16pp. & & Tipped in is a 3-p. autograph letter signed by John Camden Hotten to James Jamieson Lamb, thanking him for a review of this book as well as for a purchase order. Also, with Lamb's bookplate.& & Not in Kennedy; not in Vancil."

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        Costumes suédois dessinés par MM. Camino et Regamey d aprés les dessins originaux communiques par M. De D.l et gravés par Charles Geoffroy.

      Paris. Aux Bureaux des Journaux Les Modes Parisiennes, La Toilette de Paris, Le Journal Amusant et Le Petit Journal Pour Rire. 20, Rue Bergère. [About 1860] - 31 x 23 cm. Title (wrapper) + 20 steel engraved plates. A collection of images showing swedish folk costumes from different parts of the country. The images have been copied from several swedish costume books. Very nicely executed. The plates are partly hand coloured. Brown cloth with title in gilt at the front board. A small dent to the upper board edge and at the lower corner. Clean interior. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Faiths of the World; An Account of all Religions and Religious Sects, their Doctrines, Rites, Ceremonies, and Customs. In Two Volumes

      London - A. Fullarton, 1860 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extensive encyclopaedia of world religions, with beautiful illustrations, in a decorative full diced calf binding. Complete in Two Volumes. Volume I, A - G. Volume II, H-Z. Illustrated from Authentic and Trustworthy Authorities. WithForty-Five Plates. With engraved titlepage and frontispieces. Condition: In full diced calf bindings. Externally, slight rubbing. The hinges are slightly strained. Therear hinge is volume one is strained and a bit weak. Internally, generally firmly bound, light marginal browning and the occasional mark or spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Thirty Prints of Places Mentioned in The Holy Scriptures

      c.1860. The Superior IssueWith Colored Plates In Large Format[HOLY LAND, The]. Thirty Prints of Places Mentioned in The Holy Scriptures Illustrative of the Fulfilment of Prophecy. London: The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Printed by R. Clay, n.d. [c. 1860]. First edition in large format. Folio (13 1/4 x 10 5/8 ini; 340 x 280 mm). Title leaf and thirty hand-colored copperplate line engravings as unusually large headpieces to unpaginated descriptive text. Publisher's original cloth with blindstamped borders and floral corner pieces. The superior issue with the plates colored and the imprint on each plate "Price 3/4d. Plain; 2d. Coloured."Originally issued in an octavo volume in 1849 and 1856 with 128 pages of text. The greatest and most important society within the Church of England, the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, founded March, 8, 1698, is the third oldest English publishing house still operating today, after the University presses of Oxford and Cambridge. The Plates:1. The Dead Sea2. Bethlehem3. Askelon4. Tyre5. Ephesus6. Pergamos7. Jericho8. Laodicea9. Jerusalem10. Sardis11. Temple of Isis, Ethiopia12. Capernaum13. Sidon14. Gaza15. Thyatira16. Petra17. Philadelphia18. Mount Carmel19. Smyrna20. Babylon21. Idols of Egypt22. Samaria23. Thebes24. Nazareth25. Lebanon26. Mount Zion27. The Jordan28. Damascus29. Rome30. Nineveh

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        A dictionary of the English language

      "Hickling, Swan, and Brewer" Boston: "Hickling, Swan, and Brewer". 1860. "First edition of Worcester's greatest dictionary, large, thick 4to, pp. lxvii, [1], 1786; text in triple column, illustrations in text; occasional modest foxing, recent half tan calf, gilt-lettered direct on spine. Presentation copy, inscribed on the flyleaf to the Hon. William C. Rives, with the respects of J.E. Worcester."" William Cabell Rives (1793- 1868) studied politics law under Thomas Jefferson, was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1817, and served until 1821, In 1823 he was elected as a U.S. Representative. President Jackson appointed him Minister to France in 1829. In 1832 he was elected to the U.S. Senate where he served until 1845. His principle literary work was The Life and Times of James Madison, 3 vols., 1859-68. See DAB for a long account of his varied career.& & Contains a catalogue of English dictionaries (1499-1859). The 1859 Merriam-Webster was the first American dictionary with illustrations, but credit for the idea goes to Worcester who suffered the fate of industrial sabotage at the hands of his seemingly ubiquitous competitor. "

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        Explication littérale, historique ou dogmatique des Prières et des cérémonies de la Messe (4 Tomes - Complet) Suivant les anciens auteurs, et les monumens de toutes les Eglises du monde chrétien. [ Avec les Dissertations historiques et dogmatiques sur les liturgies de toutes les Eglises ]

      Librairie Catholique de Périsse Frères 1860 - Avec des dissertations et des notes sur les endroits difficiles, et sur l'origine des rites, Nouvelle édition, 4 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque pleine basane racinée marron, Librairie Catholique de Périsse Frères, Lyon, Paris, 1860, xxxviii-616 ; xvi-566 ; xvi-600 ; ix-531 pp. avec qq. illustrations dans le texte Complet. Etat satisfaisant (rel. fort. frottées avec qq. mq. et fentes en mors mais reliures solides, bon état intérieur) pour cet important ouvrage. A l'Explication de la Messe (tome 1) font suite les 15 dissertations (tomes2, 3 et 4). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life of William T. Porter

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1860. First Edition. 8vo. Portrait frontispiece. vii, 273 pp. Original green cloth. Rebacked, preserving original spine, some repairs to inner hinges, blind stamp on title and frontispiece margins, small ink stamp on title page verso. Bookplate. Presentation inscription from Ernest Gee to Eugene Connett on verso of flyleaf. Bruns B-228; Fairfax Harrison, The Background of the American Stud Book, pp. 87-88 et passim . The biography of Porter, who in 1831 founded the American sporting periodical "Spirit of the Times," and served as its editor from 1835 to 1850. He also edited the American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine from 1840-1844, and the annual American Turf Register and Racing & Trotting Calendar from 1845-1855. He was a figure of enormous influence in the history of flat racing in America. "As a sportsman Porter was never a practicing horseman: his individual interest was in angling. But as a reporter of racing none has ever surpassed him" - Harrison. HE WAS 6'4". IT WAS PORTER WHO SUGGESTED THAT WM. HENRY HERBERT TAKE THE PEN NAME "FRANK FORESTER" "This biography is by Porter's brother-in-law and contains much on Porter's angling activities. Porter has been thought of as the father of the school of American sporting literature" - Bruns. INSCRIBED by the great sporting bookseller to the publisher of the Derrydale Press "EUGENE V. CONNETT 3rd with the kind regards of ERNEST GEE, New York, Feb 28th, 1930." An exceptional American sporting association

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        Major Genl J Ogilvie Sed Book Vol 2 [Spine Title]

      1860. An Interesting Scottish Law Suit [Manuscript]. [Ogilvie, John (1783-1847)]. [Major Genl. J. Ogilvie Sed. Book Vol. 2. (Spine title, item complete, see below)]. [Likely Edinburgh, 1860s-1871]. [iv], 270 pp. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Three-quarter calf over marbled boards. Some rubbing to extremities with chipping to spine ends, corners somewhat worn, text in various neat hands. * From the Oriental Bank Company of Bombay, India to Edinburgh. Here is the story of Major General John Ogilvie and the trustees who settled his complicated estate over a protracted period among feuding family members. In this scenario, it would be a half-sister who would be fighting for a share in the disputed estate versus her sister-in-law. The rights of a woman legatee, in this case the General's widow, were at stake as were the widow's desire to fulfill her husband's wishes. General Ogilvie served in the Honorable East India Company Madras Army. He died without issue and was survived by his widow, Helen Ogilvie [1785-1867]. Helen Ogilvie decided to bequeath the estate to her husband's half-brother, James Ogilvie, but to omit another half-brother, Archibald Ogilvie from the estate. Her decision to exclude Archibald Ogilvie-the widow pointedly stated-was the wish of her deceased husband. But Helen's decision now opened the door to a legal challenge by General Ogilvie's half-sister, Isobel Ogilvie Miller, and Isobel's husband. They too now made a claim on the estate. This challenge came to a head on January 25th, 1870 in the court decision John Duncan and Others (Trustees of General Ogilvie) represented by the Solicitor-General's office via Clark-Munro vs. Mrs. Isobel Ogilvie or Miller and Husband, represented by Fraser and Watson. The case was heard and decided by the entire four-judge bench of the First Division of the Court of Session at Edinburgh, the supreme civil court of Scotland. Despite the designation "Volume 2," this volume forms a complete record created by legal solicitors on behalf of the trustees of General Ogilvie's estate. Volume 1 and any other volumes covered, we assume, other aspects of the suit. The records are in chronological order from 1849 to 1871, but appear to have been gathered as a final record book of the estate's settlement in 1871, following an 1870 Court of Session decision. The volume contains 98 discrete

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        Neuester Plan von Danzig

      Danzig, Kafemann um 1860. 57 x 63 cm. Lithographierte Karte, Gewässer in Blau. Maßstab ca. 1 : 4500. In 15 Segmenten auf Leinen gezogen. In Papp-Etui - Danzig in seinen Befestigungsanlagen mit Bischofsberg und Hagelsberg, Grundstücke und Hausnummern eingezeichnet. Gutes Exemplar, Rückseite leicht fleckig. -

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        THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A SEAMAN

      Richard Bentley. London. 1860/61. SECOND EDITION. 2 Volumes. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Illustrated with four charts (3 folding) in volume 2, complete. A bright and clean set in the publishers decorative original Navy Blue cloth bindings. Boards with elaborate blind-stamed designs. Spines decorated in blind and ruled & lettered in gilt. Light brown coated endpapers. Neat previous owners armorial bookplates, and another family member's name plate below, on each of the front paste-down endpapers. Some light spotting to the fore-edges and an off white mark to the spine of one volume otherwise a superior set in the uncommon publishers original cloth bindings. Thomas Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald (1775 1860) was a Member of the British Parliament and noted naval commander who fought in the Napoleonic Wars. In 1814 he was imprisoned on a false charge of committing fraud at the London Stock Exchange and expelled from the Navy and Parliament. In 1832 he was pardoned and reinstated in the Royal Navy with the rank of Rear Admiral of the Blue, later rising to the rank of Admiral of the Red, and the honorary title of Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom. The adventure writer Captain Marryatt served under him and his character inspired both C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower and Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey, as well as turning up in the historical novels of G. A Henty and Bernard Cornwell.

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        COLOURED FIGURES OF THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS. LONDON. PORTER 1891-1897 (2A EDIZ.). 7 VOLL.

      In-8gr., bella leg. coeva in mz. marocchino marrone a fascia larga, con ampi angoli, dorso (leggermente scolorito) a cinque nervi con titoli impressi in oro negli scomparti, piatti in tela e sguardie marmorizzate, bel ex-libris nel primo foglio di risguardo; pp.XXXV-(1)-112, pp.IX-(1)-120, pp.IX-(1)-130, pp.IX-(1)-154, pp.IX-(1)-138, pp.IX-(1)-150, pp.IX-(1)-170, taglio sup. dorato; ritratto dell'Autore fotoinciso in antiporta nel 1vol.; 421 bellissime tavv., 357 cromolitografate e 64 colorate a mano all'epoca, da dis. di W.Foster (1 tav.), J.G.Keulemans (135 tavv.), G.E.Lodge (6tavv.), E.Neale (5 tavv.), J.Smit (1 tav.) e A.Thorburn (273 tavv.). Occasionali fioriture nel testo. Ottimo e raro esemplare.Anker, 308. Casey Wood p.436. Fine Bird Books (ediz.ital.) p.119. Freeman BNHB, 2244. Mullens-Swann p.354. Nissen IVB, 563. Ripley/Scribner p.172. Zimmer II, p.399.La seconda edizione di questo classico dell'ornitologia inglese venne stampato in sole 450 copie e differisce dalla prima (edita in 550 copie) solo per alcune tavole, stampate ex-novo e distribuite nelle parti VII-XVII (complessivamente l'opera venne pubblicata in 36 parti). Il lavoro e' famosa soprattutto per le magnifiche tavole (tutte ambientate) e in particolare per quelle eseguite dal famoso pittore-naturalista scozzese Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) (di grande suggestione e bellezza le tavole dedicate ai Rapaci, agli Anseriformi e agli Uccelli limicoli), che con quest'opera suggello' definitivamente il suo successo nel campo della pittura naturalistica. La tecnica cromolitografica impiegata viene considerata dalla critica tra le migliori in assoluto nel ritrarre soggetti ornitologici. Tra le tipografie impiegate per questo lavoro, sicuramente quelle che hanno fornito i migliori risultati nella tecnica di stampa cromolitografica sono la Chromo-Litho. Art Studio di Londra e la Litho.W.Greve di Berlino (Cfr. per maggiori informazioni: C.E.Jackson "Bird Illustrators" London 1975 p.120). Il testo dell'opera venne completato da O.Salvin in quanto Lord Lilford mori' nel 1896, un anno prima dell'uscita della prima edizione (1885-1897).

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        Set of the Three Most Important Secession Documents Including South Carolina's Ordinance of Secession

      Charleston, SC: Evans & Cogswell, 1860. "Declaration of the Immediate Causes which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union," "The Ordinance of Secession," and "The Address of the People of South Carolina Assembled in Convention to the People of the Slaveholding States of the United States" A very nice set of the documents that dissolved the United States of America when it became apparent that Abraham Lincoln would be elected President by the Electoral College. The "Declaration of the Immediate Causes and the Ordinance of Secession" are published in one pamphlet (13 pages + 3 blanks, 23.5 cm), and the "Address of the People . . . to the Slaveholding States" is published in a separate pamphlet (16 pages). Sabin 87432 and 87435; P&W 3761 and 3749. From the estate of a descendant of Thomas Young Simons, a signer of the South Carolina Ordinance of Secession. Some minor toning; no yellow wrappers; previously bound.. First Edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        SHADOW AND SUBSTANCE

      London: W.KENT & CO ( LATE D.BOGUE), 1860 Original Green victorian cloth boards with blind embossed and gilt titles and decs. 220x145mm approx. All edges of book block gilt. 232pp. Frontis + 29 other Hand Coloured Steel Engraved Plates. A typical Victorian Parlour amusement based on the "Magic Lantern" First edition in book form and uncommon with the plates hand coloured. Good (Book- re-sewn on three cords and re cased with new plain end papers (as original) and spine re backed with original cloth spine laid on. Original cloth shows shelf wear at extremities and soiling including a black ink spillage to front board but it was considered preferable to keep the original boards and retain the integrity of the book when carrying out the restoration. Finger / shelf soiling to margins of some pages and dust soiling to for edges of some signatures which had become proud when the original binding had failed. These last defects are not significant but worthy of mention). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

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        E. Whitefield's Views of Chicago.

      E. Whitefield 1860-63, Chicago - Remarkable and rare grouping of five color lithographs from Edwin Whitefield's series of seven downtown Chicago scenes, lithographed and printed by Charles Shober in Chicago. The prints each measure about 10¼" X 18¼", and all are uniformly matted and framed to 26½" X 20½. In order of issuance: "View of Illinois and Michigan Central Depot & c. From the Corner of Madison St. and Michigan Avenue" (1860). "View of Clark & Wells St. Bridges From the Foot of River St." (1861). "View of Michigan Avenue & c. From Sturges & Buckingham's Elevator" (1861). "View of Rush St. Bridge & c. From Nortons Block River St." (1861). "Michigan Terrace Michigan Avenue Looking towards the Central Depot" (1863). The coloring on all are bright and delicate, the condition near fine. These rare individual prints seldom come on the market, and a near complete set of five of the seven together is extraordinarily unusual. Many were of course lost in the Chicago Fire of 1871. In addition, this rare grouping has an exceptional provenance in that they come from the collection of Adlai E. Stevenson III (b. 1930), former United States senator from Illinois -- who in turn inherited them from his father, Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65), two-term Illinois governor and two-time candidate for U.S. president. Their precise history within the family is not recorded, but it seems likely that Governor Stevenson may have displayed them in his offices while a practicing attorney in Chicago in the late 1930s. It's not recorded whether they were handed down to him, but if so they came from his father, Illinois secretary of state Lewis G. Stevenson (1868-1929) or his grandfather, U.S. vice president Adlai E. Stevenson I (1835-1914); it's also possible they were handed down from the governor's other grandfather, Abraham Lincoln's friend and supporter Jesse W. Fell (1808-87). While the frames are rather worn and could easily be replaced, they appear to date from Governor Stevenson's time and therefore represent an integral part of this rare grouping's history. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Arc du Meridien de 25° 20' entre le Danube et la Mer Glaciale, mesuré depuis 1816 jusqu'en 1855, sous la direction de C. de Tenner, Chr. Hansteen, N. H. Selander, F. G. W. Struve. Ouvrage composé sur les différents matériaux et rédigé par F. G. W. Struve. Publie par L' Academie des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg. Tome premier, operations geodesiques entre le Danube et le Golfe de Finlande

      St. Pétersbourg Commissionaires de l Académie Impériale des sciences & 1857 1860 - large 4to [34x28cm]. 2 volumes bound in one. ppcxliv 334, viii 483. with the separate section of 28 plates bound in at the end. light staining to foot of first few pages in volume one, otherwise a very clean copy in a contemporary half calf binding, worn and rubbed, with loss of leather at one lower corner. upper third of back-strip detached but present. [heavy book that will require extra shipping charges for overseas orders] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Waverly Gallery of the Principal Female Characters in Sir Walter Scott's Romances

      Appleton New York: Appleton, 1860. hardcover. very good. Illustrated with 37 steel engravings, tissue guards . 4to, full brown morocco, decorative gilt pattern on spine, front and rear covers, a.e.g. New York: Appleton, 1860. Slight foxing throughout, still a very good copy.

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        (Cobweb-Style Valentine)

      (N.p., c. 1860). Octavo. Single-sheet valentine. This "cobweb"-style valentine was so-named for its intricate lacework and circular central device, which, in this instance, is decorated with flowers. This circular element pulls out, creating a delicate, detailed peep show labeled, "Road to Happiness," which depicts two lovers sitting on a bench in a garden with a church in the background. A spray of flowers on the front bears an embossed medallion with a bouquet of flowers and a pineapple, which is wrapped with a banner reading, "Listen to me my love." Besides this sentiment, the card bears no other text and is not inscribed. The valentine is covered with fine white paper lace over a pale green background, with gold- and copper-painted embossing. Embossing is slightly rubbed, else a fine example of a highly unusual valentine. (Lee, pp.60-61, 127).

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        La Règle des Temps appliquée aux questions de la Chronologie, de la Pâques et de la Cosomographie, d'après le Système de Moïse. Lumière Zodiacale par Pierre Lachèze (de Paris) [ Suivi de : ] Le Système du monde d'après Moïse. Apparences des éclipses de Soleil en 1842 et 1868 en faveur du système. L'Amérique d'après le Livre de Job.

      V. Palmé 1860 - Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée d'une Discussion sur Laplace et Cuvier et d'un Questionnaire sur les principes de cosmographie, et sur les divers calendriers, les zodiaques d'Egypte, les éclypses et les marées, 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane marron, dos à 5 nerfs orné, ill. dans le texte, V. Palmé, Paris, 1860, 398-16 pp. avec un très grand tableau dépliant Bon état (anciens cachets d'institution religieuse, accrocs sans manque au très grand tableau dépliant, petit étiquette au plat sup.). La présente édition est très peu commune. Les deux seuls exemplaires repérés sur Worldcat, au CCfr et à la BNF, indiquent une pagination beaucoup plus réduite. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE NATURE-PRINTED BRITISH SEA-WEEDS.,

      London: Bradbury and Evans, (1859-1860). Four volumes. - 6 x 9. xv, 188 ; ix, 203; xi, 200; xiv, (1), 324 pages, plus 220 nature-printed plates in color. Engraved titles in each volume also bear a small nature-printed alga. Some light foxing throughout (mostly on the backs of plates). Later 19th c. three-quarter green morocco (spines darker), marbled sides & matching endpapers, top edge gilt. Bookplate in each vol. Some wear to extremities, head of vol. I chipped & joint starting but firm, joints rubbed, but a very good, handsome set of this extraordinary achievement. The algae are printed in many shades of red, brown, green, pink, purple, grey. Most are printed in a single color; but some are 2 or 3 colors. While the next to last plate is numbered 207 and the last plate bears no number, there are bis plates 22 1/2, 42b, 59b, 59c, 68b, 70b, 70c, 91b, 92b, 143b, 206b. Nature printed by Henry Bradbury, the sea-weeds "are herein reproduced with all fidelity to structure, character and tint of the originals. The most crystalline water could scarcely more delicately float these lace-like trophies of the Garden of the Sea than do their pages." (From the authors' Preface.) Friedman, "Color Printing in England 1486-1870," ills. 163 & 164. See "Typographia Naturalis" pages 22-28. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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