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      Memphis: Hutton & Freligh, 1861. Hard Cover. Octavo. Backed in red cloth with pebbled green boards and printed pastedown on the front cover; contemporary manuscript note at the bottom of the title pastedown: “Sold by Starke and Cardozo Richmond VA”; offsetting at the endpaper and adjacent leaves, but largely free of foxing throughout; rippling to the boards suggests moisture exposure though the textblock is free of tidelines; folding frontispiece figure; in-text figures throughout. The Memphis edition is without the suite of engravings. Inscription to the front pastedown reads: "To C. Ellis Munford, from T. H. Ellis, 6th June 1861." Charles Ellis Munford, Lt. Letcher Light Artillery, CSA, was killed at the battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Charles was the son of George Wythe Munford, clerk to the House of Delegates and Secretary of the Commonwealth during the Civil War. Charles’s uncle, Thomas Harding Ellis, who presented this book, was the boyhood friend of Edgar Allan Poe (Thomas's father and Edgar's foster father where business partners until 1824). While this association is the highlight of most brief biographical sketches, Ellis had a much more meaningful life. He was a graduate of the University of Virginia and an active if not founding member of the UVA Alumni Society. He was an engaged and civic minded businessman. He spent time in the family firm, a successor of the Ellis & Allan Tobacco Company. In 1853 he succeeded John Young Mason as the president of the James River & Kanawha Canal Company up to and (at Governor John Letcher's request) throughout the Civil War. During this time he also served as a colonel of the Richmond Home Guards. He was a member of the Virginia Historical Society, an occasional contributor to the Southern Literary Messenger and the Southern Historical Society Papers, and first president of the Hollywood Cemetery Company. Both Ellis and Munford are buried in Hollywood Cemetery. A unique association copy of this book. Parrish & Willingham 4864.

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        Eisenwerke oder Ornamentik der Schmiedekunst des Mittelalters und der Renaissance. (Rückenbeschriftung franz.: Serrurerie du moyen age.). Bd I (84 Taf. in 2 Mappen); Bd. II (84 Taf.)i, insgesamt 168 Tafeln (compl.) Ohne Textheft des I. Bandes..

      Frankfurt, Heinrich Keller, 1861 - 85 4°, Bd. I: 84 lose Stahlstich-Taf.; Bd. II: Textheft: 25 S., 2 Bl., 84 lose Stahlstich-Tafeln., Bibl.- Mappen m. losen Blatt., Bibl.-Schild a. Rücken, etwas berieben. Teilw. m. 2 Bibl.-Stempeln. a. Tafeln, von Hand num., etwas fingerfleckig, einige teilw. etwas angeschmtutzt, etwas wassrändig- brauchbares Exemplar. Erste Auflage. ursprünglich in 14 Lieferungen erschienen. Die detailreichen Abbildungen zeigen neben allg. Schlosserarbeiten. wie Schlössern. Schlüsseln. Bändern und Riegeln vor allem kunsthandwerkliche Gegenstände. wobei die Waffenschmiedekunst nicht vertreten ist. da der Verfasser schon früher. wie er selber im Vorwort erwähnt. ein Werk unter dem Titel \"Trachten des christlichen Mittelalters\". Darmstadt 1840-1854. über dieses Thema veröffentlicht hatte. - Jakob Heinrich Hefner. ab 1856 von Hefner-Alteneck (1811-1903). Studium der Kunstgeschichte. vornehmlich des Mittelalters. und wurde 1835 Lehrer an der erst 1833 gegründeten Gewerbeschule. Gleichzeitig war er künstlerischer Beirat der \"Müllerschen Steingutfabrik\" in Damm (Aschaffenburg). von 1835-1842 sogar Teilhaber der Fabrik. Ab 1853 Konservator der Königlichen Vereinigten Kunstsammlungen sowie zum Konservator des königlichen Kupferstich- und Handzeichnungskabinetts in München. Unter Ludwig II. wurde Hefner-Alteneck im Jahr 1868 Generalkonservator der Kunstdenkmäler Bayerns und Direktor des Bayerischen Nationalmuseums. zu dessen Entwicklung er wesentlich beigetragen hat. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Kunstgewerbe - allgemein Kunst - Kunstgeschichte, Gotik Kunst - Kunstgeschichte, Renaissance Geschichte - Mittelalter

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        Life of George Washington

      New York: G.P. Putnam, 1861. Leather_bound. Five volumes. Octavo. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving. Portrait and other illustration through-out. Bound in three quarter tan calf, gilt decoration to spine, brown and green title labels, all edges marbled with matching boards and endpaper. Very good +.

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        A Theatrical Trip for a Wager! Through Canada and the United States. By CaptainMorton Rhys, ("Morton Price.").

      London. Published for the Authorby Charles Dudley, 4, Agar Street, West Strand. 1861. - 8vo. 21.3cm,The First Edition, [1],140p., with two tinted litho frontisportraits, (the author & Catharine Lucette), & 3 lithographedplates, (1 hand coloured & 2 tinted), "An Iceberg by Moonlight";"Now Then What Do You Want" & ". Bathing at Newport.", allplates with tissue guards,in the original blue cloth, gilt stampedpictorial design and block titles on the upper cover, (identifyingthe author as Captain Morton Price), spine edges have some wear,occasional slight dust worn internally along the fore edge but avery good to fine copy, rare.(cgc) T.P.L. 4011. Not in Lande.T.P.L. 4011. Dionne 1446. Gagnon I-3013. Sabin 70773. Howes R245.An acerbic, but funny account of a tour through Canada and theUnited States on a wager that the author could not survive purelyon the proceeds of an amateur theatrical troupe which he was toassemble for his wager. No city or town which he visited escapeshis keen eye or his biting comments. Of Kingston he writes: "It hasa market place large enough for ten Kingstons, and, I don't thinkthere is anything else worthy of note in it." Of Peterborough:"It is a most eccentric looking place. it appears to have grownprematurely aged. the greater number of houses, especially thelarge ones, or those intended to have been large, are, and arelikely to remain, in an unfinished state." Of Toronto: "There istoo much assumption of exclusiveness, without just grounds to goon, and I left the place then, as I do now, without any intentionsof returning to it." Of Hamilton: " it is curiously inhabited.There are more Englishmen there without any apparent occupation,and living apparently on nothing than in any other town inCanada." Of Belleville: "Of all the melancholy, miserable,misanthropic looking places I ever saw, Belleville is the beauideal." Some copies are known to have an additional portrait,that of the author's leading lady; most do not. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Naples de Garibaldi

      1861. E. Dentu, Paris 1861, 12x19cm, relié. - E. Dentu, Paris 1861, 12x19cm, relié. - Edizione originale. Binding per aprire la carta bradel viola al serbatoio, liscia schiena, parte del titolo granato dolore, coperchi conservati e schienali, moderno vincolante firmato Thomas Boichot. Prezioso autografo firmato dall'autore al Immortale (Henri) Patin. Il nostro campione è arricchito con due correzioni manoscritte dell'autore nella prefazione. Bellissimo esemplare completamente definiti. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier parme à la cuve, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin grenat, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure moderne signée Thomas Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à l'Immortel (Henri) Patin. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de deux corrections manuscrites de l'auteur dans la préface. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

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        Early Drug Control in British Guiana Legalizing Opium and Marijuana After the Second Opium War

      Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana, 9 October 1861. "An Ordinance to Regulate the Sale of Opium and Bhang." Original Act from the colonial Court of Policy, issued and signed in the original by William Walker, Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of British Guiana, dealing with the legalization of opium, and also of bhang (an edible preparation of cannabis), in terms of importation, duties and taxation, sales, and medical prescription. Featuring also the signature of Magistrate James Ochterlony Lockhard Mure, then Acting Secretary under Walker. Tall 8vo. 4 pages, one double-leaf measuring approximately 19,5 x 31 cm, printed by Robert Short, Georgetown, Demerara. With official paper seal and two original signatures. Rare. Vice-Admiral William Walker, was twice Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of the Colony of British Guiana, from 1848-1849 and 1853-1854. He entered British Colonial Service in 1836, becoming Lieutenant Governor and Government Secretary of British Guiana in 1847. He also served as Acting Governor in 1857 and in 1861, during the tenure of Lieutenant Governor Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse, most likely when the latter took leave for rest or recovery from attacks by civilians opposing his tax laws. In 1867 he was part of a committee preparing for British Guiana's participation in the Universal Exhibition held in Paris. James Ochterlony Lockhard Mure was in British Guiana as early as 1839, working as a stipendiary magistrate for the colony. By 1860 he was Justice of the Peace and in 1862 he served as Administrator-General of Demerary and Essequebo. He died in Georgetown, 28 February 1863. An immensely fascinating document concerning the legalisation of opium and cannabis in British Guiana 1861, making the narcotics available at licensed retail shops or by medicinal prescription, though subject to the autocratic policy of the British Governor himself. This original colonial document represents the direct consequence of the 1860 trade agreement signed in Peking which effectively coerced China to open its country to foreign trade, and also to legalize the opium trade. To legislate and control the trade and usage of opium would generate a sizable revenue stream for Great Britain, not only in China, but also in her overseas colonies. Immediately after the Second Opium War (1856-1860) concessions were put into place to achieve exactly that. This particular ordinance was enacted on 9 October and to come into effect on 15 November, 1861. In British Guiana, a mild form of marijuana called 'bhang' was included in the newly taxable and regulated popular narcotics. Both opium and bhang are the subject of this Act, which sets forth in painstaking detail and legalese, strict rules for obtaining a retail license to begin with. Once approved and licensed to sell opium or bhang, fees having been paid to the colonial government of course, all sorts of other regulations followed, including mandatory storefront signage, detailed record keeping and inventory control, specific importation procedures which could only be done through the government's authorized warehouse. Duty and taxes are outlined, as are penalties and fines for any breach of obligation. The document specifically mentions that it is unlawful for hospitals to sell their supply of opium, and the penalties that would incur from doing so. To enforce the iron-fisted control over these coveted substances, the Act provides for random inspections, as well as seizures and forfeitures by any commissary of taxation, police officer, or constable. Strict limitations were imposed as to the quantities one could sell or prescribe as medication, within a twenty-four hour period, quantities which, it has been said, were inadequate for any reasonable use. [James Rodway, for example, in his book published in 1902, "The Forest People of British Guiana," discussed "some absurd restrictions... really little better than instruments of oppression." He explains, "For about twenty years a law was in force that, if carried out, would have been absolutely prohibitive, yet at that very time a druggist paid duty on as much as six hundred pounds of opium every month. Every druggist was allowed to import as much as he pleased, and licensed retailers bought from them. But the difficulty was that only five grains could be legally bought by one person. The opium smoker does not use the drug in a crude state, and he must have at least half an ounce to prepare his extract. It followed, therefore, that not a single ounce of the one to two thousand pounds imported monthly was disposed of in a legal manner."] Excerpts from the document: "Whereas the most serious mischiefs have arisen from the pernicious use of Opium and Bhang by many of the Coolie and Chinese immigrants in this Colony... it is necessary to place the sale thereof under stringent regulations... therefore enacted by His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor of British Guiana..." "It shall not be lawful for any person... to deal in, sell, barter, or otherwise dispose of any Opium or Bhang, unless he shall at the time be possessed of a retail license in manner and form hereinafter provided, or unless he shall sell or dispose of the same to a duly authorised person from and out of the Colonial Bonded Warehouse..." "It shall not be lawful for any Druggist to sell or deliver to any person whatsoever any Bhang, nor any Opium except upon prescription or order in writing of a duly licensed medical practitioner or except bona-fide compounded as a medicine......" "It shall be lawful for the Governor to cause license to deal in Opium and Bhang by retail... subject to such Rules and Regulations as the Governor and Court of Policy shall be pleased... but no Opium or Bhang shall be allowed to be smoked or consumed on the premises of any licensed dealer... nor shall the holder of any license to keep any Retail Spirit Shop or Liquor Store be allowed to take out a license to deal on the same premises in Opium or Bhang by retail. " "Every person licensed... shall affix on the outside of the principal door... painted in plain legible words and figures his name and the words 'Licensed to deal in Opium and Bhang by retail'..." "Every dealer in Opium and Bhang by retail, shall keep a book shewing the stock on hand, and the daily quantities of Opium or Bhang received, sold, or disposed of, with the names and addresses..." "... no dealer... shall sell... within one period of twenty-four hours, to or for the use of one person, any quantity of Opium exceeding Five Grains, or any quantity of Bhang exceeding Ten Grains..." "If any Commissary of Taxation, Police Officer, or Constable shall know or have reasonable cause to suspect that any Opium or Bhang is in the illegal possession of any person... such Justice may... enter the house or place... and to seize the same; and all Opium or Bhang so seized shall be forfeited..." "In case any information, suit, or action shall be brought to trial on account of any detention or seizure made under this Ordinance, and a sentence of judgment shall be for the claimant..." "If any person shall molest, hinder, oppose, or obstruct any Controller, Commissary, or other officer acting in the execution of the powers and authorities granted...shall forfeit and pay a sum..." "If any person shall forge, counterfeit, or altar any permit..." "It shall be lawful for the Governor, with or without the advice and consent of the Court of Policy, to order any Opium or Bhang seized... also to remit or mitigate any fine, penalty, or forfeiture incurred..." "The term Opium shall mean any Opium, whether pure or mixed with any ingredient... not being intended for medicinal purposes only; the term Bhang..." End excerpts. With the Second Opium War (1856-1860) the British Empire sought to legalize the opium trade, to expand and regulate the coolie trade, to open all of China to British merchants, to exempt foreign imports from internal transit duties, and to suppress piracy. France joined Britain in the war while Russia supported the final campaign, port treaties, and so forth. At the conclusion of the war, the Convention of Beijing indeed caused the opium trade to be legalized, the Chinese government levying a small import tax on opium. The agreement also facilitated easier access to China with the opening of five treaty ports, and, for the first time, foreign merchants were also permitted access to the vast hinterland of China beyond the coast. By this time, opium imports to China had reached 50,000 to 60,000 chests a year, which would continue to increase for the next three decades. British Guiana was the name of the British colony on the northern coast of South America, now the independent nation of Guyana. The area was originally settled by the Dutch as the colonies of Berbice, Demerara, and Essequibo, then captured by the British in 1796 and officially ceded in 1814, and consolidated into a single colony in 1831. Slavery had been abolished in Great Britain in 1834, on paper at least. The Chinese community has played an important role in British Guiana since 1853. Nearly fourteen thousand (14,000) Chinese arrived in British Guiana between 1853 and 1879 on 39 vessels from Hong Kong to fill the labor shortage on the sugar plantations engendered by the abolition of slavery. Leaving their homeland under indentured labor contracts, in the early years, many were "the offscourings of Canton - gaol-birds, loafers and vagabonds," who swiftly deserted the plantations and took to bootlegging, burglary and robbery and kept brothels and gambling houses. Eighty-five percent of these immigrants were men, and most returned to China or emigrated to other parts of the Guianas and the Caribbean after completing or escaping their indentures. Those who remained soon turned to trade, competing effectively with the Portuguese and East Indians, who had also entered as indentured laborers, in the retail sector. Look-Lai reports important Chinese import and wholesale traders by the 1880s and that the 1890s saw Chinese "druggists, butchers, hucksters, cart and boat cab owners, barbers, laundrymen and legal sellers of opium and ganja (marijuana)" and holding fifty percent of food shop licenses and ninety percent of liquor licenses. By the end of the 19th century, the Chinese had transcended their early reputation for criminality and come to be regarded as worthy, law-abiding, industrious citizens. The Governor of British Guiana was the Crown representative in British Guiana. The office existed from 1831 when the colonies of Demerara-Essequibo and Berbice united as British Guiana until 1966 when Guyana attained independence. The Court of Policy of Guiana in South America was a legislative body established in 1732 by Dutch authorities, which continued, with some administrative changes when the region came under British rule, until 1928. For most of its existence it formed the Combined Court together with the six Financial Representatives. The Court of Policy and the courts of justice, controlled by the plantation owners, constituted the center of power in British Guiana. The colonists who sat on the Court of Policy and the courts of justice were appointed by the governor from a list of nominees submitted by two electoral colleges. In turn, the seven members of each College of Electors were elected for life by those planters possessing twenty-five or more slaves. Raising and disbursing revenue was the responsibility of the Combined Court, which included members of the Court of Policy and six additional financial representatives appointed by the College of Electors. In 1855 the Combined Court also assumed responsibility for setting the salaries of all government officials. Finally, in the late 1880s, pressure from the new Afro-Guyanese middle class for constitutional reform was increasing.

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        5 eigenh. Briefe mit U. Berlin und Göttingen, 1861 bis 1884.

      1861. Zusammen 3¾ SS. auf 10 Bll. 8vo. An den Verlag F. A. Brockhaus in Leipzig: "Anbei übersende ich den mir freundlichst überschickten Abzug des Artikels, welchen Sie die Güte hatten mir mitzutheilen. Die Änderungen, welche ich gemacht, scheinen mir unumgänglich zu sein [...]" (11. IV. 1872). - "Von verschiedenen Buchhandlungen ist mir früher und jetzt versichert worden, daß die 1863 erschienene Ausgabe des neuen Testaments nach dem Sinaiticus nicht mehr zu haben sei. Mir liegt viel daran, dieselbe zu besitzen: es bleibt mir daher nur übrig mich an Sie direkt mit der Bitte zu wenden, mir wo möglich, ein Exemplar (neu) mit der Post zugehen zu lassen [...]". - Meist mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages

      London: Trübner & Co., 1861, 1861. First edition. Parrish, page 207; Sadleir 1999; NCBEL III, 879; Wolff 5704 (third edition). Some foxing to the blanks on volume one (apparently caused by the manuscript leaf); fine copy, enclosed in a blue cloth slipcase.. 4 vols, 8vo, black half morocco by Tout, marbled paper sides and matching endpapers, gilt rules and lettering, t.e.g. One of the most famous and popular Victorian novels, a sprawling, sensationalist tale set in Europe during the Middle Ages, centered on the exploits of Gerard Eliassoen and his interest in scholarship, the convent and being a scribe. An early owenr of this copy had an attractive small manuscript leaf tipped to the front blank of volume one, with the annotation in pencil above: "Specimen of writing circa 1450 such as that done by Gerard Eliassoen. From a small New Testament of that date."

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        LOIS DE LA PROCÉDURE CIVILE ET ADMINISTRATIVE: PROCÉDURE CIVILE, 4èmeéd. mise, par un supplément, au courant de la législation, de la jurisprudence et de la doctrine jusqu'en 1860 (le t. 5 est entièrement refondu) par A. Chauveau; PROCÉDURE ADMINISTRATIVE, 3èmeéd. suivi d'un formulaire annoté de tous les actes d'instruction administrative en 2 t.; TABLE DES MATIÈRES contenue la 4ème édition

      , Paris, Cosse, Marchal et Billard 1861-1862 (t. I à VII) / 1867 (t. VIII) / 1863 (t. IX) / formulaire 1862 /1892-1893, 11 t. en 13 vol. in-8, demi-veau fauve, tit. & tom. doré sur pc. fauve et verte, dos lisse orné de peignes, dentelles et roulettes dorés, coiffes sup. courtes, tr. mouchetées, (rares rousseurs sur les gardes, coupes inf. lég. frottées, 3 coins lég. émoussés, erreur de reliure : t. IX et VIII inversés) ; t. II du Formulaire de procédure : demi-chagrin noir, tit. & tom. doré sur pc. de cuir noir sur dos à nerfs, (plats frottés), intérieur très frais.

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      E. DENTU et CH. REINWALD. - - EDITION ORIGINALE. - EXEMPLAIRE DE LA PRINCESSE D'ESSLING Grande Maîtresse de la Maison de Sa MAJESTE L'IMPERATRICE. - 1861, Paris - Pleine percaline bleue nuit, dos lisse et pièce de titre maroquin. AVEC MANQUE DE PLANCHES, cf. détails. - Plats conservés, sur onglet L.A.S. armoriée gaufrée de l'Auteur Baron de CHASSIRON de 4 pages in-quarto à la Princesse d'ESSLING du 4 janvier 1862, p. de fx titre et au dos ENVOI manuscrit de CHASSIRON "à Madame la Princesse d'Essling Grande MaÏtresse de la Maison de S. M. L'Impératrice, Hommage de tous mes respects Signé CHASSIRON Paris LE 4 Janvier 1862" P. de Titre bicolore, 8 planches de Spécimens des manuels populaires du Japon (Histoire Naturelle) la CARTE DU JAPON p. 20, la CARTE DU NORD DE LA CHINE p. 327. Manquent le Plan japonais de la ville de YEDDO et celui de la ville de NAGHA-SAKI, XI p., 356 pages, 1 f. pour les Tables de Matières et des planches. - BARON GUSTAVE DE CHASSIRON né à Nantes le en 1818 et mort à Tarbes en 1871, diplomate français. Il appartient à l’une des plus célèbres familles de Charente-Maritime. CHASSIRON (Baron Charles Gustave, Martin de) Aperçu pittoresque de la régence de Tunis, Paris, Imprimerie Bénard & Cie, 1849, 33 p. et Notes sur le Japon, la Chine, et l’Inde : 1858-1859-1860, Paris, E. Dentu, 1861, 356 p. - Princesse d'ESSLING, Grande Maîtresse de la Maison de S. M. L'Impératrice. (Duchesse de Rivoli, Princesse d'Essling, Grande Maîtresse de la Maison de l'Impératrice Eugénie, veuve de François Victor Masséna, Duc de Rivoli, Prince d'Essling, le plus jeune des deux fils du Maréchal, décédée le 28 janvier 1887. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      1861. Chez J.-P. Migne, Ateliers Catholiques, Paris. 1861-1864. In-4.Carré. Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos fané. Quelques rousseurs. 9 tomes d'env. 1200-1600 pages chacun. Texte sur 2 colonnes. 8 volumes reliés et 1 volume (Tome IX) broché. Dos parcheminés, avec pièces de titre rouges et noires et étiquettes de codes. Ruban adhésif vert sur le dos du tome IX. Titre, tomaison et roulettes dorés sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos du tome V taché. Tome IX: couverture passée et quelques mouillures. Très rare. Edition seule complète, Exécutée avec le concours pratique de plusieurs évêques, et d'après les manuscrits autographes possédés par les Monastères de la Visitation universellement consultés à cet effet; Enrichie de nombreux opuscules inédits du saint Prélat, etc. Suivi des Oeuvres complètes de sainte de Chantal, Fondatrice de la Visitation. Publiée par M. L'Abbé Migne, Editeur de la Bibliothèque Universelle du Clergé.

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        Pont sur le Rhin à Kehl. - Détails pratiques sur les dispositions générales et d'exécution de cet ouvrage d'art.

      Paris, Dunod, 1861, 2 volumes, in-4 et in-folio, reliés, XXIII-156 p. + feuillet d'errata + atlas. Notes au bas des pages pour le volume de texte. Atlas de 22 planches doubles. Reliure demi basane marron foncé, dos lisses avec filets et titres dorés, intérieurs très frais. La reliure a été refaite. Ouvrage rare. Très bon état. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

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        Der Halbindianer. Erzählung aus dem westlichen Nord-Amerika.

      (Costenoble),, Leipzig 1861 - 4 Bände. 1118 S. sehr seltene EA. WG 3, Kosch X, 1192. Sabin 49911. Wagner-Camp 377a. - Erste Ausgabe seiner sehr frühen Abenteuererzählung. teils leicht stockig, sonst sehr schönes Ex. HLdr der Zeit mit Papierrückenschildchen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Review & Herald (n. d.), Battle Creek, Mich - Broadsheet, with both recto & verso printed in four columns, enclosed is a double-lined border, and titled in bold, "A Bird's Eye View of the Great Field of Prophecy," illustrated with a chart, "A Pictorial Illustration of the Visions of Daniel & John. Seventh-Day Adventist Publishing Association, Battle Creek, Michigan," enclosed in a plain double border, occupying the central portion of the second and third columns. Printed across the bottom of the columns: "This sheet sent by mail, post-paid, at 5 cents a copy. Books, pamphlets and tracts explaining more fully the symbols here illustrated, and treating upon other Bible subjects, as the Sabbath, the Nature of Man, Signs of the Times, etc., for sale at this Office." Verso prints a four column catalogue of publications issued by the S.D.A. Publishing Association, Battle Creek, Mich., including its periodicals, books, pamphlets, and tracts. Prophecy chart, 9-3/4" x 7", in recto center. 23-7/8" x 16" From the verso catalogue introduction: "The Seventh-day Adventist Publishing Association was incorporated in the city of Battle Creek, Mich., May 3, 1861. It now occupies with its business three large two-story brick buildings, furnished with boiler, engine, three steam power presses, book binding machinery, &c. It issues five of the six periodicals named below, with a combined monthly circulation of about 50,000 copies. A branch Association, called the Pacific S.D. Adventist Publishing Association, was incorporated April 5, 1875, in Oakland, California, for the purpose of facilitating the work on the Pacific coast."Uriah Smith was editor, for close to 50 years, of the Review & Herald [also called the Advent Review & Sabbath Herald] in Battle Creek, Michigan and was an influential member of the Seventh-Day Adventist community. His most well-known work was his commentary on "Daniel and Revelation," originally published in 1865 and revised and amended over the next several decades. Smith produced many of the first illustrations which appeared in the Review & Herald, according to a brief biography by the Seventh-Day Adventist Ministry.This broadsheet was a separately printed offering from the January 6, 1876 issue of the Review & Herald, Vol. 47, no.1, which announced on p. 8: "The illustration of the chart on page 5, was published in the New York Daily Graphic of Dec. 10, 1875, with substantially the same accompanying description. We have procured the plate, and re-written the explanation as it here appears. We purpose to strike off a quantity of these on separate sheets, for general circulation, if the brethren desire them. They can be afforded, post-paid, at 5 cts. per copy."Quite rare, with no copies located on OCLC. Old fold lines, a 5 in. closed tear across one and part of a second column, starting at the side margin, slightly affecting a few words. A Good+ to About VG item.

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        The County of Dorsett

      Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1861. Copyright date is 1861, Third Edition. Compiled from the Best and Most Ancient Historians, Inquitiones Poest Mortem, and Other Valuable Records and Mss. in the Public Offices and Libraries, and in Private Hands. With a Copy of Domesday Book and the Inquisitio Gheldi for the County: Interspersed with Some Remarkable Particulars of Natural History; And Adorned with a Correct Map of the County, and Views of Antiquities, Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, &. Westminster: Printed by John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1861-1863-1868. Third edition, corrected, augmented, and improved. Four folio volumes. cxlvi, 722; [6], 862; [6], 755; [4], 534, clxiv pages. Contemporary half leather over textured cloth. Rubbing on covers, affecting leather. Joints and hinges starting or cracking and loose . Edges tinted red. Light scattered foxing, heavier in certain places within all volumes. Occasional thumbsoiling. Volume I has front board and first three pages and backstrip detached, ink ownership signature on front free endpaper. Overall, very good BECAUSE OF WIEGHT THESE VOLUMES ONLY WILL BE CHARGED SHIPPING PLEASE WAIT FOR INVOICE.. 3rd Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/no dust Jacket. 113/4 x 17 3/4. Collectible.

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      Little Rock: Johnson & Yerkes, 1861. - 128pp. Half calf and marbled boards, leather label, in antique style. Contemporary notation on titlepage, minor scattered foxing. Very good. Ordinances passed by the Arkansas convention which voted to secede from the Union at the outbreak of the Civil War. The first ordinance printed here is the ordinance declaring Arkansas free of the United States: "An Ordinance to dissolve the union now existing between the State of Arkansas and the other states with her under the compact entitled 'The constitution of the United States of America.'" They further agreed to adopt the provisional Confederate constitution, and "the convention created the Arkansas Army, appointed its officers, and gave the war power to a three- man commission. It then wrote an entirely new constitution that incorporated many Whig objectives. On June 3, 1861, the convention at last disbanded" - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARKANSAS. The convention likewise set up elections to remove the current governor, who was seen as having Union sympathies. The revision of the Arkansas state constitution is also included here. An important document recording the secession proceedings of the state of Arkansas. ALLEN 409. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 2710. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARKANSAS (online).

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        THE "CONTRABAND" SCHOTTISCHE [cover title].

      Philadelphia. 1861. - 4pp. Folio. Disbound from larger volume, resulting in some minor loss along gutter edge. Lower right corner chipped. Light soiling and dampstaining. Good. A nice piece of Civil War-era music by popular 19th- century songwriter Septimus Winner, featuring a cover illustration showing four "contraband" slaves gleefully tumbling about while fleeing an overseer with a whip. The piece is dedicated to General Benjamin F. Butler, who first declared captured runaway slaves to be the contraband of war, inspiring the Confiscation Act of August 1861, which permitted the seizure of any property being used to pursue actions against the Union, including slaves. Eleven copies in OCLC. OCLC 23751462, 17158927.

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        A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland

      Ray Society, 1861-1864. vi, 384, 29 hand-col plates. fo. HB. Recent cloth. Some spotting/foxing to plates (mostly light); a small ink/paint mark to 2 plates (not affecting printed figs; small marginal tear to some plates (a few neatly repaired). Neat society ink stamp to verso of plates and occasionally to text. Vg copy. Rare. Only 600 copies printed..

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        Kitab al-Ingil as-Sharif (Book of the Liturgical Gospels). Dayr al-Shuwayr, Kisrawan, Lebanon, 1861.

      1861. Folio (215 x 308 mm). (4), 316 pp. With 4 lithographed plates depicting the evangelists. Printed in Arabic within ruled borders, some headings and key phrases printed in red. Numerous typographical ornaments. Recased in earlier leather binding, blind-stamped and gilt, spine with 5 raised bands. Third Dayr as-Shuwayr edition. "The Evangelion of the Greek Church, containing the Gospels arranged for liturgical reading throughout the year" (Darlow/M. 1661, for the 1776 edition). The only difference between this and the first edition is that the plates are here lithographed instead of engraved. From the printing office of the Melkite monastery of St. John the Baptist at al-Shuwayr in the Lebanese Kisrawan mountains, operative between 1734 and 1899, during which time it produced in all 69 Arabic books, including re-editions (cf. Silvestre de Sacy I, pp. 412-414; Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution. A Cross-Cultural Encounter, Westhofen 2002, pp. 179-181). - Binding rubbed; outer edge of upper cover rather worn. Some foxing throughout, with the preliminary leaves lightly damp-stained. A few marginalia. Nasrallah 44.

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        National Comprehensive Family Bible: the Holy Bible With the Commentaries of Scott and Henry and Containing Also Many Thousand Critical and Explanatory Notes Selected From the Great Standard Authors of Europe and America. The Commentaries Condensed, and the Whole Edited by the Rev. John Eadie...

      Glasgow and London: W. R. M’Phun, 1861. A very early edition thus. A beautifully illustrated Bible featuring 21 impressive guarded steel-engraved plates, all but one by William Bartlett and including a double-page plate of Jerusalem as frontispiece, 27 fine tinted lithographs on 9 guarded plates, 12 maps in colour and four page decorated family register printed in green on vellum. Folio, publisher’s original fine binding of full plum calf, the boards decorated in blind in a lily motif surrounded by a finely detailed gilt framework featuring sunbursts in the four corners, further paneling in blind, the spine with raised gilt ruled wide bands creating compartments double-gilt ruled framed around fine gilt tooling in a floral motif, one compartment elegantly lettered in gilt, a.e.g. xv, 1216 pp., 36 page biblical encyclopedia. Internally very fine and fresh, clean and bright with little if any evidence of use, the binding very handsome but with a bit of expected wear to the edges and extremities, front hinge a little shaken but still firm. A BEAUTIFUL MID 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH FAMILY BIBLE, featuring impressive full page steel plates by master engraver William Bartlett and a number of fine lithographs.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Berlin, 6. I. 1861.

      1861. 4 SS. 8vo. An einen "vielgeliebten Freund": "Wie es uns armen Musikanten mit dem Schreiben geht, darüber haben Sie ein wahres Wort in Ihrem Briefe an Friedländer gesprochen; wir setzen zehn Mal an, aber bald ist es eine Stund, die sich anmelden lässt, bald durch Zweifel uns ein Gedanke, der die Unsterblichkeit revidiert, und aufgeschrieben werden muß, bald erscheint eine agitierte Mutter, die nicht begreift, warum das liebe Töchterchen immer Skalen spielen muß, bald kommt ein fremder Kollege, der eine Wohnung miethen, zwanzig Recensenten besuchen, Rath für 10 Konzerte haben will - genug immer zieht ein entrischer Kobold uns den Griffel aus der Wand, wir trösten uns am anderen Tage noch bessere Zeit zum Schreiben zu haben, und vertrösten uns so lange bis aus den Tagen, Wochen, aus den Wochen Monate und endlich Jahre geworden ist, und allerendlichst schreibt man aus der lauter Scham gar nicht [...]". - Kullak war ein gesuchter Lehrer und erfolgreicher Pianist in und übernahm nach einer

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        Sketching Rambles or Nature in the Alps & Apennines.

      First edn, 2 vols, James Hogg, London, 1861. 8vo, xiv, 374p; x, 368p. With 20 colour plates. Minor mark on front of vol 1, VG bright set in fine original pictorial red cloth gilt bindings. Not in Neate. Perret 880 'bel ouvrage. Peu courant et recherché'. A very attractive set on Alpine travel.

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      Government Printing Office, Washington 1861 - Large quarto (8-3/4" x 11-3/4") in original gilt-decorated cloth, rebacked with the original spine and a new spine label; 131, 154, 30, 32 pages. Illustrated with 12 (of 14) views, 8 color plates, 8 folding panoramas, 3 paleontology plates, 2 large folding maps, 1 profile, and many wood engravings in this, the desirable Senate issue. Farquhar 21: "one of the most desirable books in the Colorado River field, for it is the first that deals specifically with the river itself"; Flake 4287; Goetzmann, pp.379-394; Larned 412; Howes I-92; New Howes I-94 "c"; Paher 952; Sabin 35308; Wagner-Camp 375; Wheat(947), (948); Wallace, The Great Reconnaissance, p.175: "This is the most reliable and entertaining narrative of all the official reports by topographical engineers on Western explorations." Ives, commissioned to determine the navigability of the Colorado, was the first white man to explore much of its course, and this is the first government publication on the exploration of the Colorado River. Eminently readable with fine illustrations. The 8 color plates of Native Americans are outstanding. Lacks the views of Canebrake Canon and Camp Colorado Plateau, which seem never to have been bound in, as well as the two additional maps in the Geological section, which seem more often than not not to have been included. Pencil signature of G. P. Sewall on the title page, likely the Cayuga, N.Y. Presbyterian minister in the 1870s. A few of the plates have a dampstain in the corner which on occasion enters the image. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire géographique historique et littéraire de la Perse et des contrées adjacentes. Extrait du Mo'djem el-Bouldan de Yakout et complété à l'aide de documents arabes et persans pour la plupart inédits, par C. Barbier de Meynard

      Paris par autorisation de l'Empereur. A l'Imprimerie Impériale 1861 - Gros In-8° de XXI & 639 pp. 1 fol. Corrections. Demi-chagrin moutarde à coins, dos à nerfs filetés, auteur, titre & tomaison gravés Or, plat marbré, signet. (Couverture conservée). Rousseurs et quelques brunissures sans atteinte à la lecture, très bon exemplaire dans une reliure moderne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EL ERMITAÑO DE MONSERRATE - Dos tomos encuadernados en un volumen

      Establecimiento Tipográfico de J. Casas y Díaz, Madrid 1861 - 328 + 419 pp. 16 x 23 cm. Dos tomos encuadernados en un volumen. Media piel. Tercera edición corregida. Ilustrada y publicada por N. Cabello. 15 láminas (falta 1 del tomo 2). Bordes rozados. Interior en buen estado. Láminas y papel limpios. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Gaspar y Roig, Madrid 1861 - 655 pp. 18 x 27 cm. De Madrid á Nápoles, pasando por París, Ginebra, el Mont-Blanc, el Simplón, el Lago Mayor, Turín, Pavía, Milán, el Cuadrilátero, Venecia, Bolonia, Módena, Parma, Génova, Pisa, Florencia, Roma y Gaeta. Viaje de recreo realizado durante la Guerra de 1860 y Sitio de Gaeta en 1861, por Don Pedro Antonio de Alarcón. Ilustrado. Grabados en interior. Encuadernación algo fatigada, en lomo y puntas. Interior en buen estado. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ein System der Zahnheilkunde. Aus dem Englischen von Ad. zur Nedden.

      Leipzig Förstner 1861 - 8°. VIII, 544 S. Mit 208 Abbildungen. Leinwandband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieses klassischen Werkes. - "Tomes, der die hübschen Untersuchungen über die Struktur der Zähne angestellt hat, und die wichtige Entdeckung machte, daß die Dentinkanälchen die nach ihm benannten Fasern enthielten, ist wohl derjenige, der vor Miller die Caries am eingehendsten studiert hat. (Er war es), der in Zusammenarbeit mit dem französischen Instrumentenmacher Evrard die 'anatomischen' Zangen erfand, und der dadurch das ganze Wesen der Extraktion veränderte und verbesserte" (Strömgren). - Name auf Vorsatz. Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. Einband leicht bestoßen. Gelenke etwas eingerissen. Insgesamt wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. - Weinberger S. 135 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Egypt, the Soudan, and Central Africa; with Explorations from Khartoum on the White Nile to the Region of the Equator being Sketches from Sixteen Years' Travels

      Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1861. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. folding map, xii, 482p. plus 4p. solicitation of subscriptions to support an expedition by Petherick and Speke to discover the source of the Nile which is tipped to the original front free endpaper and 16p. publisher's advertisements bound in the end after the folding map. Cloth, recently rebacked with most of the original backstrip mounted. 23cm. New endpapers (original front free endpaper preserved).

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        Education of the Children of Clothilde and Clovis - Alma-Tadema.

      EDUCATION OF THE CHILDREN OF CLOTHILDE AND CLOVISStaalgravure vervaardigd door J.H. Rennefeld naar het schilderij van Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (Opus XIV) uit 1861. Later met de hand gekleurd. H x B: 32,5 x 44 cm.De gravure behoort tot de vroegste los uitgegeven prenten naar werk van Alma-Tadema. De eigenaar van het schilderij was niemand minder dan de Belgische Koning Leopold. Met deze gravure kwam het ook binnen bereik van een groter publiek.Clovis was een koning uit de Frankische dynastie der Merovingers die 481-511 regeerde over Gallië. Hier zien we hoe Clovis" echtgenote, koningin Clothilde, toekijkt hoe haar kinderen onderricht krijgen in het bijlgooien. De koningin had met de lessen een bijzondere bedoeling: ten strijde trekken tegen Gondobald, koning der Bourgondiërs, de moordenaar van haar ouders.De architecturale aankleding is bijzonder rijk: de diagonale band van de decoratief betegelde vloer van de binnenplaats verbindt op ingenieuze wijze de voor? en achtergrond. De zuilen hebben Corintische kapitelen, overblijfsel uit de Gallo-Romaanse tijd. Education of the Children of Clovis is een van Alma-Tadema"s belangrijkste Merovingische voorstellingen en was van groot belang voor zijn vroege loopbaan. Op de tentoonstelling van 1861 kreeg het lovende kritieken. Toch had Alma-Tadema"s leermeester Henri Leys, in wiens atelier het schilderij werd vervaardigd, wel enige kritiek: "Ah, het is beter dan ik dacht, maar het marmer lijkt wel op kaas.' Alma-Tadema heeft deze kanttekening ter harte genomen. Het weergeven van marmer zou uiteindelijk een van zijn specialiteiten worden, die hem de naam 'marbellous painter"opleverde.Alma-tadema is een van de eerste kunstenaars die het doen en laten van de oude Franken meermaals als thema gebruikte, vermoedelijk juist om de reden dat het zo weinig voorbeelden kende. Hij had een volstrekt eigen onderwerp gevonden waarmee hij zich kon onderscheiden. De Merovingische tijd was een periode in de Europese geschiedenis die als geheel eigenlijk afschrikwekkend en gruwelijk is, maar waarvan de details een rijk scala aan schilderachtige motieven bieden. Alma-Tadema verklaarde over de Merovingers dat het een "miserabel volkje' was, "maar pittoresk en interessant'.Prijs: € 1.250,- (incl. lijst).

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U. O. O., 13. VIII. 1861.

      1861. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. 4 Notenzeilen. - Josef Labitzky wurde 1835 Kapellmeister des Karlsbader Kurorchesters. Es gelang ihm, das Orchester in kurzer Zeit auf eine solche Höhe zu bringen, dass er 1846 auch Sinfoniekonzerte geben konnte. Die Erfolge Labitzkys als Kapellmeister und Komponist ermöglichten Reisen des Orchesters nach Pilsen 1838, Prag, Wien, Warschau, Petersburg 1839 und London (vgl. MGG VIII, 14).

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        Les Talismans de la beauté.

      Paris Chez l'Auteur 8611 1Paris, Chez l'Auteur, 1861, in-4, demi-chagrin vert, tranches dorées, dos orné, 102 pp. Ouvrage sur l'origine des parfums et des cosmétiques, indiquant leurs propriétés et leur action sur l'organisme et dans lequel l'auteur donne quelques conseils sur la bonne utilisation des produits de la Maison Violet. Envoi de Louis Claye. Fente au mors et légère usure au dos, rousseurs internes.

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        ETUDES DE SYMBOLIQUE CHRETIENNE. Rapports sur les crosses de Tiron et de Saint-Amand de Rouen, faits, en 1856 et 1857, au Comité de la langue, de l'histoire et des arts de la France, section d'archéologie.

      Librairie Impériale Paris 1861 In-8 ( 240 X 155 mm ) de XII-512 pages, demi-maroquin chocolat à coins, dos à nerfs janséniste, tranches dorées. ( Reliure signée de BELTZ-NIEDRER. Une planche hors-texte en chromolithographie et figures dans le texte. EDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 100 exemplaires. Très bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage rare. De la bibliothèque du Baron DE CHARMEL ( Ex-libris ). D'autres photos sur

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        Architetto Sebastiano Gius. Locati: Progetti, Costruzioni, Rilievi

      XIX, 46 pp. introduction and descriptive text followed by 154 plates illustrating detailed plans, facades, and photographs of architectural competitions, projects, funerary buildings, houses, palaces, exposition buildings and surveys by the early twentieth-century Italian architect and professor at the University of Pavia, Sebastiano Locati (1861-1939), largely active in Milan. Occasional toning at edges. Large 4to. Full leather, blind stamped, corners bumped. Pavia (Rossetti) 1936. Locati took part in prestigious international competitions, including those to complete the façade of Milan's cathedral and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo. He is best known for his participation in Milan's International Exposition (World's Fair) of 1906. This scarce volume, found in only 3 North American libraries, brings together plans for these civic works and many other private and public commissions.

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        Reisen in die Felsengebirge Nord-Amerikas. bis zum Hoch-Plateau von Neu-Mexico unternommen als Mitglied der im Auftrag der Regierung der Vereinigten Staaten ausgesandten Colorado-Expedition. Eingeführt durch zwei Briefe Alexander von Humboldts in Facsimile.

      Hermann Costenoble/Leipzig 1861 - Exempl. in einem altersgemäß akzeptablen bis guten Gesamtzust., geringe Mängel und Gebrauchsspuren möglich. Einbände leicht berieben und mit diversen Randläsuren. Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Buchrücken mit schöner Goldverzierung. Kapitale und Bünde leicht bestoßen. Seiten Innen alters- und stockfleckig, doch sehr lesbarer und sonst sauberer Zustand. Seltene Sammlerexemplare mit 2 kolorierten Titelbildern (Eingeborene), 10 getönten Holzstichtafeln, 1 lith. Faltkarte. 455/406 S. Deutsch 1800g gr. 8° - groß Oktav (entspricht 22,5 - 25 cm) Halbledereinband

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        LE GRAND DICTIONNAIRE UNIVERSEL. En 17 tomes (complet).

      Editions Administration du Grand Dictionnaire Universel. Non daté probablement 1861 voire 1866. Remarquable ensemble uniforme d'une superbe encyclopédie très complète. Reliures présentant des frottements d'usage. Intérieurs frais malgré de rares rousseurs très éparses. Très bel état pour les 17 tomes. Prévoir 130 euros de livraison. Possibilité de retirer à la librairie.

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        Mollusca Japonica. Descripta Et Tabulis Tribus Iconum.

      Pub. Stuttgartiae. 1861 - pp.iv, 34 with three hand-coloured lithograph plates. More recently rebound in cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. With neat ownership inscription to title page. Scattered foxing to contents, which are o/w. fine condition. Very scarce. A very scarce work on the mollusca of Japan, indeed this was the first publication to deal exclusively with this subject. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panorama du Lac

      1861. Grande e bella litografia su fondo seppia, con veduta panoramica del lago del Fucino. In primo piano la cittadina di Avezzano. Sulla sinistra ai piedi del Cervaro, si riconoscono i paesi di Pelino e Paterno. In lontananza verso l'estremità opposta del lago, il paese di Ortucchio. Alcuni restauri. mm 360x1036

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        [Binding, Fine- w Edward Walker] The Prince's Visit

      New York: B. Frodsham, 1861. First edition. Superbly bound by Edward Walker in full red morocco with ornate gilt leaf and vine pattern surrounding a central oval frame with lavish crown design on both covers, gilt spine. Exquisite gauffered edges, expertly stamped design on all three edges over smooth and finely gilt pages. Signed in gilt pallet on front pastedown, "Bound by Edward Walker & Sons, New York." A lovely binding by probably the greatest American binder of the period, not only because of his technical expertise, but also because of his book on bookbinding. Some marginal wear, but a very nice copy of quite a lovely binding.

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        A Record of the City of Armagh, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.

      first edition, first and illustrated issuesmall 4to. (20.5 x 16 cms)v, (vi-viii), 56pp. including list of subscribers, 6 actual full-page photographs (sepia tinted, apparently albumen prints) as plates, strong later green cloth, spine lettered gilt, edges gilt,some light dusty fingering to text margins, some photographs a little faded, but overall very good. Very rare. COPAC locates in Queen's University of Belfast only.OCLC locates several copies in U.S. libraries (most probably the issue without photos, see below)Not in Gernsheim Incunabula of British Photography 1839-1875. The introduction states that "The PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS [sic] were taken and printed expressly for this work, by Mr. Abraham Talbot, of Armagh, Artist". The list of subscribers names 181 persons (some with places of residence or occupation), a few of whom took multiple copies accounting in total for 214 copies. Among them was a William Talbot, Dublin, who may have been a relative of the photographer. Unsold printed sheets of the book with the title page unaltered (ie. still dated 1861) but without the photographs were reissued in 1874 combined with another piece by Rogers with a separate sub-title page dated 1874. In that 1874 issue the words in the introduction (as above) about the photographs were masked out by a slip of paper being pasted over them. That second issue is uncommon but the first issue is rare.In most library catalogues the two issues are indistinguishable. Rogers, Deputy Librarian of the Public (ie. Cathedral) Library Armagh, chorister and sometime Grand Secretary of the Orange Order of County Armagh, published several works on Armagh regional history and on Orangeism.

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        atlas classique et universel de geographie ancienne et moderne , les decouvertes et les divisions dans les cinq parties du monde pour servir a la lecture des voyages, des ouvrages historiques et les meilleurs traités de géographique

      M1. paris, chez l'editeur 1861. In-folio ( 37 cm X 53,5 cm) et 50 planches doubles montees sur onglets, dont 3 dépliantes ( suisse, empire d'autriche, algerie et région de Tunis), reliure demi-chagrin vert, dos lisse orne de filets dores, etiquette de titre verte sur le premier plat. la charniere est decroche du dos, couverture decrochee, cartes en bon etat, complet de ses 49 cartes couleur la derniere ( N°50) c'est les drapeaux (dechiree mais sans manque) photos complementaire sur demande. envoi en colissimo avec assurance sans frais de port supplementaire

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        Piedmont and Italy from the Alps to the Tiber, illustrated in a series of views taken on the spot. With a descriptive and historical Narrative. In two volumes

      James S. Virtue (1861), London - 2 tomi in un vol. in-4° (286x215mm), pp. (6), 148; 146, (2); legatura coeva p. pelle nera con bordura ornamentale a secco corrente lungo il perimetro dei piatti. Titolo e filetti dorati su dorso a nervetti. Tagli e risguardi marmorizzati. Al primo vol., un'antiporta con ritratto di Vittorio Emanuele II e un frontespizio inciso su acciaio con veduta della Ravine of the Tournanche, 66 tavole egualmente incise su acciaio in b.n. con vedute dell'Italia e della Svizzera, ritratti di personaggi illustri (Garibaldi) e due carte geografiche in acciaio su doppio foglio, una in b.n. della Svizzera, con tracce di coloritura in alcune parti del territorio rappresentato, e una a due colori, sempre su doppia pagina, dell'Italia Nord-Occidentale, della Savoia e della Sardegna. Al secondo vol., un'antiporta con ritratto di Napoleone III e un frontespizio inciso su acciaio con veduta di Villar, in Val Pellice; una mappa dell'Italia in b.n. su doppia pag., una pianta a colori ripiegata di Venezia, una tav. a colori su doppia pag. del Sud Italia inclusiva della Sicilia e una mappa dell'Italia centrale in b.n. su doppio foglio. Sempre in questo secondo vol., 61 tra vedute in b.n. incise su acciaio a p. pag. dell'Italia e di alcuni territori elvetici e ritratti di uomini illustri della storia del XIX secolo (Pio IX, Francesco Giuseppe, Napoleone). Tra le località effigiate: Torino (rappresentata in quattro vedute), il Lago di Lucerna, Bellinzona, Ginevra, Susa, il Moncenisio, Briançon, Exilles, Verrès, Gressoney, il Monte Rosa, Pinerolo, Val d'Ossola, Fenetrelle, Pragelato, Genova, Alessandria, il Lago Maggiore, Lugano, Varallo, Como, Milano, desenzano, Verona, Venezia, Napoli, Bologna, Velletri, Terracina, Ancona, Pisa, Livorno, Firenze, Siena, Perugia, Spoleto, Roma, Losanna, il Cervino, ecc. Mancano, nel secondo volume, non inserite dal legatore, le vedute di Lariccia, Megeve e Schirmeck. Normali fioriture. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale di questo magnifico illustrato inglese dell'Ottocento, raro e ricercato, in cui il Costello descrive l'itinerario di un vero e proprio grand tour attraverso il territorio italiano, con abbondanza di notazioni geografiche, artistiche, etnografiche. Dudley Costello (in Irlanda, 1803-Londra, 1865), giornalista e narratore inglese di nascita irlandese, figlio del colonnello J. F. Costello e fratello della scrittrice Luisa Stuart Costello, fu educato all'accademia militare di Sandhurst, prestando servizio in gioventù in India, in Canada e nelle Indie Occidentali. Lasciato l'esercito nel 1828, si trasferì a Parigi, dove conobbe il grande naturalista Cuvier, alle cui opere collaborò in qualità di disegnatore, e dove iniziò a copiare per proprio esercizio i manoscritti miniati della Bibliothèque Royale, incoraggiando con la sorella una rinata attenzione per tale arte. Manno, I, 5724. Cremonini, n. 177. Peyrot, Torino nei secoli, II, p. 859, n. 596 (descrive le 4 vedute di Torino, disegnate da Bartlett e incise da Adlard, Fisher, Wallis, Lewis). Pine-Coffin, 85911. Inglese [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Divine Comédie : L'Enfer - Le Purgatoire, Le Paradis de Dante Alighieri avec les Dessins de Gustave Doré. Traduction française de Pier-Angelo Fiorentino accompagnée du texte italien (2 volumes).

      Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1861-1868, 2 volumes grand in-folio de 440x325 mm environ, iv-194 pages avec 75 planches et 407 pages avec 60 planches sous serpentes légendées, (le deuxième volume contient Le Purgatoire et le Paradis), (tenir compte du poids de 14 kg pour le calcul des frais de port), reliures de l'éditeur en percaline gauffrée rouge portant titres dorés, sur le premier plats et le dos, décorée de filets à froids et caissons pour le dos. Reliures restaurées, des rousseurs, tome 1 : déchirure sans manque dans la marge interne p. 29 et 31, manque un coin p. 271 du tome 2, sinon bon état. Dante Alighieri (Durante degli Alighieri dit « Dante ») est un poète, écrivain et homme politique florentin né entre la mi-mai et la mi-juin 1265 à Florence et mort le 14 septembre 1321 à Ravenne. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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      PRINTED FOR THE BIBLE SOCIETY, AT THE OPERATIVE INSTITUTION, PALESTINE PLACE, BETHNAL GREEN, LONDON, N.E. 8°, leg. ed. t.pelle con belle impressioni ai piatti e titolo in oro al dorso, tagli in nero, pp.634, gore diffuse, rare macchie d'inchiostro, buona copia.

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        La Race pure en France. Classement par étalons des poulinières inscrites au stud-book français (1818-1894).

      Précédé d'une étude sur la formation de la race pure en France, le choix et le rôle des poulinières, avec trois planches.1. Vermeille, suitée de Vermout 1861. Frontispice en couleurs d'après une aquarelle de M. Henri Delamarre. 2. Poetess. Par Royal Oak et Ada d'après un portrait fait en 1841 la veille du prix du Jockey-Club. 3. Slapdash. Par Annandale et Messalina, importée en 1864 par M. Ed. Fould. (Complet & Contrôlé) TRÈS RARE. Édition originale tirée à 660 exemplaires tous numérotés à la presse, celui-ci porte le numéro 34. Paris, Adolphe Legoupy 1895 - 374 pages. Reliure demi-chagrin vert de l'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés. Coiffes, nerfs et bords légèrement frottés. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-4°(28x19).

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