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        LES SOUVENIRS ET LES REGRETS DU VIEIL AMATEUR DRAMATIQUE ou Lettres d'un oncle à son neveu sur l'ancien Théâtre Français depuis Bellecour, [...]. Ouvrage orné de gravures coloriées, représentant en pied, d'après les miniatures originales, faites d'après nature, de Foëch de Basle et de Whirsker, ces différens [sic] acteurs dans les rôles où ils ont excellé.

      1861Paris, Librairie de Alphonse Leclere, 1861. In-8 (137 X 207) maroquin poli acajou, dos cinq nerfs filetés, caissons dorés entièrement ornés, titre doré dans un double encadrement, lieu et date d'édition dans un double encadrement avec écoinçons dorés reliés par un filet perlé, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, bordure intérieure ornée d'une large dentelle dorée, tranches dorées (SMEERS) ; (2) ff. blancs, VIII pp. (dont faux-titre et titre imprimé en rouge et noir), 219 pages et 49 planches couleurs. JOLI LIVRE SUR LES COSTUMES DE SPECTACLE. Seconde édition avec ce titre. Elle est ornée de 49 PLANCHES hors-texte gravées et coloriés représentant des acteurs en costumes de scène. Certaines planches avaient déjà paru au XVIIIe siècle, sous le titre "Les Métamorphoses de Melpomène et de Thalie", par Whirsker. L'édition originale a paru en 1829 chez l'éditeur Charles Froment. Elle ne contenait que 36 gravures. L'auteur, Antoine-Vincent Arnauld occupa la fonction de secrétaire perpétuel de l'Académie Française à compter de 1823. Exemplaire du grand bibliophile bordelais Philippe-Louis de Bordes de Fortage (1846-1924), avec son ex-libris armorié. Exemplaire de choix en maroquin de SMEERS, d'intéressante provenance. (Colas, 159. - Vicaire, I, 93-95). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, Containing the Old and New Testaments. ILLUSTRATED WITH 20 PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANCIS FRITH.

      London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1861. Both title pages dated 1861. Thick 4to, approximately 275 x 200 mm, 11 x 8 inches, pages in double column, 20 mounted albumen photographs by Francis Frith, image size approximately 6¼ x 8½, each with printed title and photographer's credit on mount and tissue guards, chromolithograph half - title with small oval photograph and frontispiece, both heightened in gilt, chromolithograph family register page with old ink entries, bound in publisher's morocco, gilt lettering to spine, gilt clasp, blind decoration to covers, marbled endpapers. Rebacked using original spine, binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, half - title and frontispiece have repairs and stains to margins, 2 pages at the end have dusty margins with neat repairs, occasional small closed tear to margins, tissue guards age - browned and slightly foxed, margins of mounts stained and age - browned, some of the images may be slightly faded, we can email you the 20 photographs by Frith on request. See Helmut Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839 - 1875, page 36, listed is an undated edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [Title in Cree Syllabics=] [Kanachi kichi masinaikan, kayasi testament, mina oski testament, ketipeyichikeminow mina kipimachiyiweminos Chisas Knist=] Holy the great book

      London: printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1861. 8vo, pp. [4], 855, [1]; text in Cree syllabics; publisher's calf blindstamped with a large central lozenge and decorative blindstamped borders on covers, smooth spine lettered in gilt; joints rubbed and partially cracked, front hinge loosening, top and bottom of spine chipped, back board slighly bent at the top; a good copy in a new brown cloth clamshell box. Bookplate of Edward Everett Ayer, and a duplicate from the Ayer Collection at the Newberry. Old bibliographic notes on front endpapers, including one stating "Syllabic: the Indians can learn to read it in 6 to 8 hours ... Miss[ionary]. Society in 1861 asked for 5000 copies." And another: Mrs. Mason had come over to England for her health, she has chiefly assisted her husband and just lived in 1862 to see the last verse of Malachithe New Testament having been printed before." Pilling, Algonquin, 339-40: "The New Testament portion was also issued separately ... Although the three works last [listed byPilling] have the name of Rev. William Mason on their respective title pages, denial has been made in a number of instances that they were translated by him. In a biography of the Rev. Mr. Steinhauer in the Missionary Outlook for Jan. 1881, published in Toronto, there occurs the following passage: 'When the Rev. James Evans went to the North-West in 1840, he was already meditating the possibility of reducing the Cree tongue to writing. In this he succeeded, by inventing what is known as the syllabic characters. Mr. Evans not only invented the characters, but cut the first type in which an attempt was made to print them. Soon after, the work of translating the scriptures began and it was in this work that Bro. Steinhauer rendered efficient service in conjunction with John Sinclair, a half-breed, afterwards employed as a native assistant at Oxford House... The manuscript of these translations was entrusted to the Rev. Mr. Mason, who was now a missionary of the Church of England at York Factory. He took it to England where the work of printing was undertaken by the British and Foreign Bible Society. When the work was passing through the press, Mr. Mason, with characteristic modesty but very questionable morality, had his own name printed on the title page as the translator of the work. Subsequently, after the death of James Evans, Mason claimed to have been the inventor of the syllabic characters..." Ayer, Cree, 6; Darlow & Moule 3130: "The N.T. and the O.T. were both issued separately, as well as bound together." Peel, Prairie Provinces, 227: "Although Mason's name appeared on the title page as translator, it was a cooperative effort by the missionary group at Rossville [mission]..." Pilling, Proof Sheets, 2493.

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        CHARLES BAUDELAIRE ( 1821-1867 ).

      Photographie dite Carte de visite ou Portrait-carte, épreuve format 89x54mm, montée sur carton d'un format 102x60mm, inscription imprimée sous la photographie : Et. Carjat et au dos " Photographie CARJAT & Cie, 56 rue Laffitte, au rez-de-Chaussée avec grand jardin " .Rares petits points sombres et très léger manque en surface au bord du cliché, sinon exemplaire en bon état. La première photographie prise par Carjat de Charles Baudelaire en 1861...

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        Great Expectations

      1861. first edition. First Edition of ?Great Expectations? in the Original Cloth With an Autograph Letter Signed by the Dedicatee Tipped-in DICKENS, Charles. Great Expectations. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. [II. III.] London: Chapman and Hall, 1861.First edition in book form, mixed issue.Three octavo volumes (7 3/4 x 4 13/16 inches; 197 x 123 mm.). [i-iv], [1], 2-344; [ii], [1] 2-351 [1, imprint]; [ii], [1], 2-344, [1]-32, catalogue dated August 1861, pp. With all of the internal flaws for the first issue of volume I as called for by Smith, many of the internal flaws in volume II, and four of his first issue points in volume III. All three volumes with the first issue title-pages. Small stain on E1 (page 49) of volume II just affecting three letters.Publisher's moderate violet wavy-grain cloth, covers with blind-stamped borders enclosing a decorative rectangular panel stamped in blind, spines lettered in gilt, yellow-coated end-papers. Some light rubbing to extremities, minimal fading to spines, hinges professionally and almost invisibly restored, but the original cloth entirely untouched. Volume I very slightly skewed. Feint trace of Mudie?s Select Library ticket removal from top boards. Overall an exceptionally clean, fresh and bright copy of a title that is notoriously rare in unsophisticated presentable condition. With the armorial bookplate of Eugene Field on front paste-down of each volume. The front paste-down of volume I additionally has a clipped signature "Charles Dickens", clipped signature "Eugene Field/Chicago, June 26, 1893." and the rectangular blue leather bookplate of collector Dr. George Staehle (1925-2008). Each volume chemised in a half olive green morocco over green cloth board slipcase, spines with five raised bands, elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments.This copy belonged to author Eugene Field, and each volume has his bookplate on the front pastedown. Additionally, there is an ink note on the rear free endpaper of volume I by his son, Eugene Field, II: ?This is the first issue set of ?Great Expectations? coming from the library of my father, Eugene Field. Nov. 1 - 1931 Eugene Field II? (This statement by Field, II no longer reflects the current bibiographical scholarship on this title).Tipped-in to volume I is a two-page autograph letter signed by The Reverend Chauncy [Chauncey] Hare Townshend (1798-1868), clergyman and poet, to whom Dickens dedicated this book. The letter is dated ?Keswick. 16th April. 1932.? and is addressed to a Mr. George Robins [?], concerning the sale of 'Baynard', Chauncy Hare Townshend's country house.Townshend and Dickens were close friends and Townshend even appointed Dickens his literary executor upon his death in 1868. In the 1830s Townshend studied mesmerism, and was the chief British exponent of the art after Dr. John Elliotson and published two books and some articles and letters on the subject. Elliotson introduced Townshend to Charles Dickens, who also had an interest in mesmerism, and the two became lifelong friends. Townshend's volume of poetry The Three Gates (1859) was dedicated to Dickens, who in turn dedicated Great Expectations (1861) to Townshend; Dickens gave Townshend the original manuscript of the novel, and also his crystal ball.Though the first edition of Great Expectations in book form went through five rapid issues, all copies of the first edition are excessively rare, as very few copies were printed at all, due to the saturation-level readership of the novel during its serialization in All the Year Round. Additionally, the circulating libraries immediately seized a large portion of the copies that were printed. One of only two Dickens novels never issued in monthly parts?the typical method since Pickwick ? Great Expectations is also one of only two of his novels whose first editions weren?t illustrated (in both cases, Hard Times is the other). Great Expectations first appeared in England in the pages of Dickens?s popular magazine, All the Year Round, beginning on December 1, 1860 (though two American magazines, Harper?s Weekly and the American All the Year Round began serializing it slightly earlier, technically jeopardizing Dickens?s British copyright). ?Great Expectations originally appeared in thirty-six weekly numbers of All the Year Round from 1 December 1860 through 3 August 1861. It appeared in the three-volume book form on July 6, 1861? This first edition was followed by four other so-called editions (actually issues) on August 5, August 17, September 21, and October 30. These first five were probably printed at a single impression and published with altered title-pages to imply and encourage a rapid sale. (The words announcing the ?edition? are printed between the volume number and the imprint.) In all five issues, the same misprints persist. The genuine second edition was the one-volume ?Library Edition? with Chapman and Hall published in 1862? (Smith, pp. 103-104, note 3).?The rarity of the first issue of Great Expectations has been attributed to the probable small binding-up of copies with the first titlepage, coupled with the fact (according to C.P. Johnson, Hints to Collectors, p. 33, and others later) that ?the first edition was almost entirely taken up by the libraries.? Patten, pp. 290-92, states that 1,000 copies of the first issue and 750 of the second were printed and that probably most of the first and more than half of the second (1400) copies in all) were purchased by Mudie?s Select Library? (Smith I, p. 104, note 5). Smith I, 14. Eckel, pp. 91-93. Gimbel A146.

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        Lettera autografa indirizzata a ''Gentilissimo Sig. Marchese''.

      Datata Schlackenwerlte 1 gennaio 1861, - 3 pagine in-8 chiaramente vergate e firmate ''M. Antonietta'' indirizzate ad un anonimo Marchese toscano. Bella e lunga lettera di cortesia e di informazioni familiari, scritta durante il prolungato esilio della Granduchessa iniziato nel 1859 in seguito alla Rivoluzione fiorentina che preannunciava i moti del 1861 per l'unità d'Italia. Rifugiatisi presso la corte viennese, la famiglia dell'ex-Granduca visse in Boemia. Maria Antonietta tornerà a Firenze solo nel 1893 per una breve visita. ''. Grazie delle nuove dei bagni quando ne parlo mi vengono le lacrime pensando chi sa quando li rivedrò. tutti qui lo salutano, il Granduca Ferdinando doveva venire qui a passare questi giorni con noi, ma la rosolia del Re di Sassonia lo ha trattenuto a Dresda. la bambina è con la Regina stà bene e mi dicono tanto carina, io è dia dal 28 luglio '59 che non l'ho veduta; come la troverò cresciuta la prima volta che la vedrò.''. Maria Antonia Anna di Borbone-Due Sicilie, conosciuta come Maria Antonietta, (1814-1898) fu principessa del Regno delle Due Sicilie per nascita e granduchessa di Toscana come consorte di Leopoldo II di Lorena. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The New Game of the Ascent of Mont Blanc.

      1861 - Second edition. Rule book: 4 engraved images (2 inside wrappers, 2 facing these); Game sheet: 54 coloured lithograph vignettes. Small 8vo. Folding linen-backed game sheet (545 by 415mm. approx.) Rule book: original printed wrappers, resewn, sticking tape stain to spine; with 4 game pieces, spinning die & 68 bone(?) counters in 4 colours; all contained within cloth covered box, with red morocco label to the lid bearing the title in gilt. 5-19pp. London, Myers & Co., To the rear wrapper the publisher Joseph Myers & Co. of Leadenhall Street, London, advertises a ?List of Drawing-Room Toys? which can be obtained wholesale from their premises, and which are available retail ?at all the principal booksellers and toy repositories in the United Kingdom? At the top of the list is ?Mr. Albert Smith's Ascent of Mont Blanc in Miniature?. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ELECTION, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6th, 1861, FOR PRESIDENT, JEFFERSON DAVIS, OF MISSISSIPPI. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT, ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, OF GEORGIA...

      [N.p., likely Richmond, 1861. Broadside, 6 1/4 x 4 inches. Light edge wear and minor spotting. Very good. A scarce Confederate election ticket for the state of Virginia. The handbill announces the candidacy of Jefferson Davis for president of the Confederate States, and Alexander Stephens for his vice president. It also announces John R. Edmunds of Halifax and A.T. Caperton of Monroe as electors for the state at large, and includes a list of sixteen additional electors for the various districts, along with the name of Roger A. Pryor for the Confederate Congress. Davis and Stephens won the election, as did Pryor, who served only three months in the first regular session of the Confederate House of Representatives before joining the 3rd Virginia Infantry as a colonel. This ticket is very likely a cast ballot, with a small validation pinhole in the center, the Congressional candidate overwritten in ink (casting a vote for William T. Joyner), and with a signature on the verso, a regular practice at the time to curb ballot stuffing, and usually indicating a cast ballot (though they are typically signed in ink). Parrish & Willingham locate only twelve examples of this scarce item. Not in Crandall. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 6038. JENKINS 100:253.

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        Notes sur le Japon, la Chine et l'Inde 1858-1859-1860

      Paris, E. Dentu, 1861, première édition (first edition). 1 volume in-8, xi-356-(iv) pp., reliure moderne plein cuir tabac, couvertures conservées mais très défraîchies, fortes rousseurs et taches grises d'humidité (heavy foxing), bon état général. Ouvrage illustré de 17 planches en noir et blanc (dont 3 cartes) et de planches en couleurs sur la faune et la flore. Les planches sont jaunies et couvertes de "rousseurs" grises. (internall heavily foxed and spotted). Very scarce. Baron Charles Gustave Martin de Chassiron (1818-1871) was a French diplomat of the 19th century. He travelled to China and Japan as one of the two Attachés of the French Embassy under Baron Gros, with the title of "Détaché extraordinaire en Chine et au Japon" from 1858 to 1860, together with Marquis Alfred de Moges (Source Wikipedia)Chassiron wrote an account of his travels Notes sur le Japon, la Chine et l'Inde: 1858-1859-1860

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         Étude sur les ouragans de l'hémisphère austral. Manœuvres à faire pour s'en éloigner et se soustraire aux avaries qu'ils peuvent occasionner.

      Saint-Denis (île de La Réunion) imprimerie J. Rambosson 1861 In-4 de (2) ff., 164-iij-(1 bl.)-(1) pp.; broché, couverture jaune imprimée, en partie non coupé. Rare première édition, publiée à La Réunion, et illustrée de 51 figures sur 13 planches dépliantes, dessinées et lithographiées par l'auteur. Lieutenant de vaisseau et capitaine du port à La Réunion, Bridet publie ici un ouvrage destiné aux marins, avec de nombreuses observations et des informations pratiques pour les navires sillonnant l'océan Indien. Bon exemplaire. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à M. de Moncy. Couverture et quelques feuillets écornés, petit manque en bas du dos. Polak, 1250. -- Ryckebusch, 1062 (qui ne mentionne que 11 planches).

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        London Labour and the London Poor; A Cyclopaedia of The Condition and Earnings of Those That Will Work, Those That Cannot Work, and Those That Will Not Work, Volumes I, II, III, & IV

      Griffin, Bohn and Co, 1861-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 97 plates, choropleth maps. Four octavo volumes. Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, modern red leather spine labels, raised bands, marbled endpapers and endpages. Each volume rehinged, restoration to spines, chipping to edges, bindings solid, internally shows minors signs of age and use, slight offsetting from maps. Signature of Horatio Rogers ABPC 74. A very good copy of an important and classic work of sociology. <br><br> Henry Mayhew (1812-1887) was an English social researcher and journalist (London native and Grub Street hack). Original issued in a series of 82 articles between 1849-1850 for the Morning Chronicle and 3 volumes in 1851. In this book he vividly describes the lives of laborers, traders, street people, prostitutes, performers, thieves, mudlarks (people who searched the mud of the River Thames for things dropped by passing ships), pure-finders (people who gathered dog excrement to sell to tanners) ratcatchers, and beggars. The fourth volume was co-written by authors and contains more sociological analysis as well as an important early attempt to tie poverty to crime. (The cartographic or geographic school of criminology, Phillips, Phillip D. A Prologue to the Geography of Crime. Proceedings of the Association of American Geographers 4: 86 91, 1972.) See Michael Dirda's review in the Washington post, 'London Labour and the London Poor': Sociology at its most Dickensian, January 26, 2011. <br><br> This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. ((I-III. The London street-folk; comprising, Street sellers. Street buyers. Street finders. Street performers. Street artizans. Street labourers.--[Extra volume] Those that will not work. Comprising, Prostitutes. Thieves. Swindlers. Beggars. By several contributors. With introductory essay on the agencies at present in operation in the metropolis for the suppression of vice and crime. By the Rev. William Tuckniss)

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        Recueil général et complet des fabliaux des XIIIe et XIVe siècles

      1861Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1872 - 1890. 6 volumes grands in-8 reliés demi-basane rouge. Dos à nerfs ornés de motifs dorés. Titre et tomaison dorés. Imprimés ou inédits, publiés d'après les manuscrits. Tome I : XXII + 329 pages. Avertissement. les Deux Bordéors ribauz. Des Trois Boçus par Durand. Du Vair Palefroi par Huon Le Roy. Des Trois Aveugles de Compiègne par Cortebarbe, La houce Partie, De Sire Hain et de Dame Anieuse... Tome II : VIII + 360 pages. C'hest de la Houce. Du Prestre et d'Alison par Guillaume le Normand. Du Prestre qui fu mis ou lardier. Le Meunier d'Arleux par Enguerrand d'Oisy,du pretre et du chevalier, De Guillaume au faucon, etc. Tome III : 437 pages. Du Mantel mautaillié. De Grongnet et de Petit par Gerbert. Du Chevalier à la robe vermeille. De la Crote, De Gauteron et de Marion, de l'Anel, du prestre qui abevete, etc.Tome IV : 338 pages. Du Prestre qu'on porte ou de la Longue nuit. La Male Honte par Guillaume de Normand. Du Clerc qui fu repus deriere l'escrin par Jean de Condé. Du Provoire qui menga les meures par Guérin. Berengier au lonc cul, des tresces, Le vilain de Farbu, Estula, De Barat et de Haimet ou des trois larrons, etc. Tome V : 415 pages. D'Auberée la vielle maquerelle. La Demoiselle qui n'ot parler de fotre qui n'aüst mal au cuer. III Dame qui troverent I vit, Do preste qui manja mores, du Vilain Astier, de l'Epervier, etc. Tome VI : 394 pages. Des III Dames qui troverent l'anel au conte par Haisel. Du Prestre teint. De la Dame qui se venja du Chevalier. Du Vilain qui donna son ame au diable, etc. Appendice, additions et corrections des six volumes, Glossaire-Index in fine. Mouillure pâle sur les premiers feuillets du tome 6. Exemplaire très propre. Edition originale complète et peu courante.

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        [Broadside] Pennsylvania and the Union! Her Armed Contribution to the Armies for the National Defence!

      [Harrisburg, PA]: Pennsylvania Telegraph, 1861. First edition. A very good copy with mailing folds, tiny tear at middle fold; stamped and addressed on verso else clean.. From the Pennsylvania Telegraph, October 26, 1861. Addressed in manuscript on verso to Ohio Governor William Dennison (with canceled postal stamp). The broadside was printed to help correct the paper's earlier article that had stated that Pennsylvania with 55,800 troops committed to the war lagged behind New York (90,500) and Ohio (67,100). The new analysis now showed that Pennsylvania had in fact supplied 101,070 men, this despite Pennsylvania's large concentration of both pacifist Quakers and Mennonites. "These statements, based on the most reliable facts and figures, show a result such as no other state in the Union can exhibit, notwithstanding the social and religious organization of our communities renders a vast portion of our people conscientious on the subject of bearing arms against their fellow men in any cause or for any purpose." The author ends with a statement of pride in Pennsylvania not only being the birth place of the Declaration of Independence and the site of the Constitutional Convention, but that "she sends forth from her midst... a large force to sustain the Declaration of Independence and vindicate the Constitution and laws, than has been contributed by any other commonwealth in the Union." Quite uncommon. OCLC locates only one copy at the Newberry Library. OCLC: 180773997.

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        Viaje de Nueva Granada a China y de China a Francia

      Paris: Imprenta de Simon Racon y Comp, 1861. 1st ed. Hardcover. Good. l, 568p. Contemporary quarterbinding. 23cm. Scuffing. Extremities rubbed. Light to moderate foxing. Old library stamp on title-page and last page of Indice. Spanish text. Armero, a member of a prominent Colombian family, traveled to China after spending a few years in Cuba and becoming interested in the notorious "coolie trade" (importing Asian men, often against their will, to labor under horrific conditions in the Americas). He traveled to China in 1855 via the United States, France and Egypt and spent the next three years in Southern China observing their customs and also dispatching several shiploads of Chinese workers to the New World. He devotes almost fifty pages to his visit to the Holy Land but has little else to say about his return trip to France. Armero remained heavily, and profitably, involved in the "coolie trade" for more than a decade after he made this trip.

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        Remarks on Mr. Motley's Letter in the London Times on the War in America

      Charleston: Steam Power Press of Evans & Cogswell, 1861. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. 8vo. 23pp. Original printed wraps. Period ink inscription "Major Beard from D D(?) Md" at top of front wrap. Light toning to contents. The author writes under a latin verse page 3, "The lines, freely translated, may mean: The Northern States have invaded the South with fire and sword, and England, alas! gives the assailants neither men, money, nor sympathy." Parrish and Willingham did not cite an author. Other sources cite Grayson as the author. Parrish & Willingham 5772.

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        Calligraphic panel by Reis ul Hattatin (Chief Calligrapher) Ahmed Kamil Akdik , consists of a part of Qasidat al Burda

      32x25 cm. Thuluth and Naskhi in black ink on paper illustrated and fexed on illustrated paper in golden flworal shapes. Signed in wite ink in Thuluth: Katabahu al Hajj Kamil. Ahmed Kamil Akdik is one of the last great Ottoman calligraphers. Born in the F?nd?kl? neighborhood of Istanbul in 1861, Ahmed Kâmil displayed an interest in the art of calligraphy from his earliest years in primary school. In 1879 he began to study thuluth (sülüs) and naskhi (nesih) scripts with the most renowned calligrapher of the era, Sami Efendi (1838-1912), and after earning his certificate in 1884 with the approval of ?evki Efendi, he became one of the foremost Ottoman calligraphers. His certificate (icazet) is preserved in the Library of the Topkap? Palace Museum.After beginning to work for the Divan-? Hümayun (the Ottoman Imperial Council) in 1894, he learned from his teacher Sami Efendi the divani and celi divani scripts, as well as the inscription of the tu?ra, or imperial monogram, and replaced his teacher after the latter's retirement.He taught the thuluth and naskhi script at the Medresetü'l-Hattatin (school of calligraphy) that was established in 1915, and in 1918 gave lessons in rik'a script at the Galatasaray Secondary School. In 1915 he was honored by Sultan Re?ad (r. 1909-1918) with the title of Reisü'l-Hattatin (Chief Calligrapher), for his standing and success in his profession.Ahmed Kâmil began to teach calligraphy in 1936 at the State Academy of the Fine Arts, and continued doing so until his death; he experienced all the changes that took place during the transition from Arabic script to the Latin alphabet, conforming to the changes brought about by this language revolution in all the schools in which he taught, and becoming one of the leaders of this last generation of calligraphers. Ahmed Kâmil Akdik is the father of painter ?eref Akdik (1899-1972). Sakib Sabanci collection note.

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        Zeitschrift für Kirchenrecht (KONVOLUT aus 26 Bänden) - I. Jahrgang bis X. Jahrgang/ XII. Jahrgang bis XIX. Jahrgang- (ab Jg. XVI: Neue Folge)/ XXI./ XXII. Jahrgang sowie der DRITTEN FOLGE: Bd. I - V und Ergänzungsband: Aktenstücke die altkatholische Bewegung betreffend, mit einem Grundriss der Geschichte derselben; zugleich als Fortsetzung und Ergänzung der \"Sammlung der Aktenstücke zum ersten vatikanischen Concil\".

      Schulze\'s Buchhandlung/ Lauppsche Buchhandlung/ Mohr; 1861 ff.. je Band ca. 500 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ stellenweise leicht stockfleckig; der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 26 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Giornale officiale di Sicilia dal numero 144 del 02/07/1861 al numero 294 del 31/12/1861

      1861. Contiene Supplementi ai numeri 144 del 02/07, 166 del 28/07, 199 del 07/09, 200 del 08/09, 202 del 11/09 - In folio - pp.4 pagine a giornale salvo casi sporadici - Mezza pelle - 149 giornali + 5 supplementi - Foiriture sparse - Il quotidiano è stato fondato a Palermo subito dopo l'arrivo in Sicilia di Giuseppe Garibaldi. Il primo numero, che reca la testata Giornale officiale di Sicilia, esce il 7 giugno 1860, con Girolamo Ardizzone come editore e direttore. Questo lo rende una delle testate giornalistiche più antiche d'Italia.La prima pagina di quel giornale titolava proprio dell'arrivo dell'eroe dei due mondi a Palermo.Nato come espressione del gruppo democratico crispino e divenuto in seguito filoministeriale. È figlio del bollettino del Comitato Rivoluzionario del 1848 finito poi nelle mani del governo borbonico.La sua storia di giornale indipendente comincia anch'essa da lontano con la famiglia Ardizzone, una tradizione che continua ancor oggi.

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        LES FRANÇAIS PEINTS PAR EUX-MÊMES

      LES FRANÇAIS PEINTS PAR EUX MÊMES Mœurs contemporaines Par H. de Balzac, Léon Gozlan, Amédée Achard, J. Janin, Francis Wey, Frédéric Soulié, Alphonse Karr, Emile de La Bédollière, de Cormenin, Ch. Nodier, etc. illustré par Meissonier, Daubigny, Grandville, Gavarni, Daumier, Tony Johannot, etc forts volumes in-4, 290x210, relié demi cuir à coins, dos à nerfs, légers frottements, tranche de tête dorées, 383, 395,395, 399pp., texte sur deux colonnes, quelques piqures, Très nombreuses illustrations dans et hors le texte ( les hors texte sont compris dans la pagination). Très bon exemplaire bien relié.Cette publication est tout à fait différente de l'édition originale donnée en 1861 .Elle contient de nouvelles illustrations et un grand nombre des premiers dessins y ont été supprimés. Paris, Philippart sans date ( 1876-1878)

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        Autograph letter signed ("F. Liszt").

      N. p., 14 July [18]61. - 8vo. 2 pp. on blue wove paper bifolium. To Peter Cornelius ("Liebster Cornelius"), in German, telling him that he has just been informed that the full score of his opera, "Der Barbier von Bagdad", was not in the local theatre library as Cornelius had kept it, and asking that the score be sent to him by return, the trio being an essential part of the programme entitled "Performance of Manuscript Works of the Present Time". - Franz Liszt, Peter Cornelius's mentor and friend, was due to conduct a piece from Cornelius's controversial comic opera "Der Barbier von Bagdad" at the third concert of the Artists' Congress in Weimar on 7th August 1861. The opera was first performed at the Hoftheater in Weimar on 15th December 1858, amidst a hostile demonstration organised by the theatre director, Franz Dingelstedt, who was in conflict with Liszt and the so-called neo-German school of composition. Liszt resigned his post after the fracas and both he and Cornelius left Weimar as a result. The opera was not played again in its entirety in the composer's lifetime but, as is clear from this letter, Liszt remained loyal to his friend and secretary, and continued to champion his work. According to Grove, Cornelius was a "gifted independent composer" who "may have been the composer from the Liszt circle who, after Liszt and Wagner themselves, most successfully realised the musical ideals of the New German school, albeit in a highly personal idiom" (New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians VI, 477).

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        Histoire des peintres de toutes les écoles. 14 volumes

      1861. Paris, Librairie Renouard 1861 - 1876. 14 volumes grands in-4 reliés demi-chagrin rouge, dos à caissons ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et têtes dorées. Ecole Bolognaise, Ecole Allemande, Ecole Ombrienne et Romaine, Ecole Flamande, Ecole Florentine, Ecole Hollandaise (2 volumes), Ecole Française (3 volumes), Ecole Vénitienne, Ecole Milanaise Lombarde Ferraraise Génoise et Napolitaine, Ecole Anglaise, Ecole Espagnole. Nombreuses illustrations. Hors quelques rousseurs, ensemble complet, propre et bien relié.

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        The Progress of his Royal Highness Prince Alfred Ernest Albert through the Cape Colony, British Kaffraria, the Orange Free State, and Port Natal, in the year 1860

      1861 - xii,180pp. plus photographically illustrated titlepage and sixteen mounted albumen photographs. Original publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt; rebacked with most of original spine laid down. Corners lightly worn. Contemporary ownership inscription on front flyleaf. Light foxing and toning, heavier in some places. Most images clean, though one or two with some light foxing at the edges. Very good. With Some of the Earliest Photographic Images from South Africa, with a Striking Portrait of a Basuto Chief An early photographically illustrated book, and the first such book printed on the African continent. The volume was made to commemorate the visit of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, one of Queen Victoria's sons. The book was designed to showcase the colony, which had hitherto been viewed in a less than positive light by the general British public. Prince Alfred was well-received by the colonists in South Africa, and the volume contains many positive facts about the colony's usefulness to the British Empire. The book includes seventeen images by photographer Joseph Kirkman, who was active in South Africa from 1859 to 1870. Some of the images in this volume are photographs of drawings or other artwork, but others do capture live scenes along the Prince's route, including a grand portrait of the African chief Moshesh and his advisors. The chief is pictured seated in the center of the image, dressed in a top hat and suit, holding a cane. The man seated next to him glowers at the camera and is draped in an animal pelt and holds a spear. Four men, all in Western dress, stand arrayed behind them. The images taken from life during the Prince's progress are as follows: [Untitled image on the titlepage showing several men next to a rail car full of large rocks. In 1860 Kirkman and Frederick York were employed by the Government and the Harbour Board to photograph the tilting of the first truck of stone off the Breakwater by Prince Alfred. This is, presumably, an image from that scene.] "Graham's Town, from the West" "The Reception of the Prince by a Burgher Escort near Queenstown" "The Prince's Interview with the Tambookies" "Moshesh and His Counsellors" "The Prince and His First Wildebeeste" "The Prince's Travelling Equipage" Not in THE TRUTHFUL LENS. A rare and interesting work, and notable for being the first photographically illustrated book produced in Africa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise der Oesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde, in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859, unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. 3 Bände.

      Wien, Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1861-1862. 4°. Mit 40 getönt. Holzstichtafeln, 35 tlw. gefalt., meist lithogr. Karten u. Plänen, einem gefalt. Faksimile, einem gefalt. Schiffsplan u. 21 tlw. gefalt. bzw. mehrseitigen Beilagen. Zus. ca. 1340 S., Grüne blindgepr. OLwd.-Bde. m. goldgepr. Deckelvignetten (Segelschiff) u. Rückentiteln. Erstausgabe. - Der österr. Forschungsreisender u. Diplomat Karl von Scherzer (1821-1903) durchlief eine Buchdruckerlehre, studierte Nationalökonomie und Philologie und übernahm die Leitung eines Großhandelshauses. Nach der Veröffentlichung seiner Aufzeichnungen über seine mit Moritz Wagner unternommenen Reisen in Nordamerika in den Jahren 1852 und 1853 wurde Scherzer mit der Leitung des wissenschaftlichen Stabs der österr. Novara-Expedition 1857-59 betraut. 1866 wurde er Chef des Departements für kommerzielle Statistik und volkswirtschaftliche Publizistik im Handelsministerium, war 1868/69 Leiter der Kommerziellen Abteilung der österreichisch-ungarischen Expedition nach Ostasien und Südamerika und trat 1871 als Generalkonsul in Smyrna in den Dienst des Außenministeriums. Scherzer ging 1875 als Stellvertreter des österr. Botschafters nach London, war seit 1878 Generalkonsul in Leipzig und 1884-96 in Genua. - Einbände berieben u. bestoßen. Ein Deckel m. Eckknick; ein Kapital unauffällig überklebt. Innendeckeln m. kl. zeitgen. Exlibris‘. Innengelenke angebrochen, dadurch die Buchblöcke etw. gelockert. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Borba de Moraes II, 619; Sabin 77619; Berger 264; Embacher 258; Kat. d. Brasilien-Slg. R. Bosch I, 503. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Scherzer, Reise der Oesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde, in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859, unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair, Weltreise, Weltreisen, Marine, Seefahrt, Schifffahrt

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        OEuvres et correspondance inédites d'Alexis de Tocqueville publiées et précédées d'une notice par Gustave de Beaumont. (ENVOI SIGNE DE Gustave de Beaumont à "A Lord RADNOR").

      1861 12 volumes in-8, plein veau vert bronze de l'époque, dos à 5 faux-nerfs plats guillochés, ornés de compartiments cloisonnés, pièce de titre et de tomaison de veau vert et rouge, tranches jaspées (rel. anglaise, qqs accrocs, frot. et qqs épidermures), (4), iii, 474 p. et (4), 504 p. Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, 1861. Edition originale posthume. Contient : Voyage en Sicile - Quinze jours au désert - Fragment de l'ouvrage qui devait faire suite à l'Ancien Régime et la Révolution. Correspondance au Cte de Kergorlay, Stoffels, G. de Beaumont, Molé, J. Stuart Mill, Ampère, etc. Précédé d'une étude sur Tocqueville par Gustave de Beaumont. Envoi signé de Gustave de Beaumont à "A Lord Radnor" au faux-titre. William Pleydell-Bouverie, troisième comte de Radnor (1779-1869), homme politique britannique, partisan de la réforme parlementaire, de l'abolition de la traite négrière et des Corn Laws. Il avait été un ami de Tocqueville qui l'avait rencontré dès son premier voyage en Angleterre en 1833, voyage effectué en compagnie de Louis de Kergorlay. Le volume II, contient cinq lettres adressées par Tocqueville à Lord Radnor.On joint également une lettre manuscrite fixée dans une charnière du T.I, sur 3 pages, signées du "Cte L. Kergorlay" [Louis-Gabriel-César] (1804-1880), sans doute adressée à Lord Radnor. Datée du 26 juin 1861 : "Jai plus dune fois, Mylord, entendu mon excellent ami Tocqueville me parler des sentiments qui existaient entre vous et lui et de tout le prix quil y attachait". Lauteur revient sur les souvenirs du passé, les trop nombreux êtres chers prématurément disparus et les liens qui unissaient les familles.Ex-libris armorié gravé Charles Awdry et "Exeter City Library".

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        Développement progressif et but final de l'humanité.

      Paris Amyot 1861 In-8 de XV-416 pp., demi-basane verte, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Très rare édition originale posthume qui manque à la BNF et au C.C.Fr. « L'ouvrage que nous publions aujourd'hui a été fait en 1815 et 1818 ; et malgré ce laps de temps il doit, par les démonstrations précises et les nombreuses applications des principes philosophiques de l'auteur, jeter un nouveau jour sur tous les ouvrages qu'il a publiés depuis lors... (Avertissement) ». Caillet, III, 11500 : « Très rare ». Ex-libris manuscrit : « Augustine Leroy 1866 ».

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        VELIKAYA REFORMA [Die große Reform] 1861-1911. Vol. I, III, IV, V, VI (without II). Text in Russian.

      Moscow, 1861-1911., Tovarishestvo I.D.Sytina, - 4°. With numerous illustrations and plates, 260 p., 266 p., 280 p., 308 p., 352 p., original cloth boards. Spines slightly cracked and splotched. Else very good condition. Russisch Band:

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA por Don ---, edicion economica (14 VOLUMENES)

      1861. Mellado. Madrid 1861 14 vols. (22 cm) Enc. holandesa puntas con nervios. Algunas marcas y taladro antiguas de insecto. --- INCOMPLETO: FALTA VOLUMEN 7º --- El vol. 15 y último incluye biografía del autor e índice general alfabético. A (Ref.35621) historia general españa

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        Great Expectations.

      London Chapman & Hall 1861 - Fifth "edition" [impression], 3 vols, 8vo., vol. 1: title and dedication leaves +344pp., vol. 2: title and dedication leaves + 351pp, vol. 3: title and dedication leaves + 344p., without publishers catalogue at rear of vol. 3 but Smith states that 'some copies of the first five issues did not contain catalogues', modern half green calf over marbled boards, maroon lettering pieces, gilt, professionally closed tear to lower part of p.217 of vol. 1, the odd light spot here and there but very few, otherwise and exceptionally clean, bright set in very attractive and period style bindings. Although the title-page states 'Fifth Edition', in fact the first five editions are really only different impressions of the same edition. Apart from the title-pages the only differences are in the text where the type in the earliest impressions shows fewer signs of wear and damage. The title-pages were altered as it became apparent that the publishers had underestimated demand. It is probable that most copies of Great Expectations that purport to be first impressions (about 1,000 are considered to have been printed) are in fact later impressions with the title-pages altered or faked or supplied from genuine first impressions in poor condition. All of the traditional issue points are in fact common to all five impressions and the only reliable guide is to be found in the Clarendon Edition of Great Expectations which includes full bibliographical details including the latest research by Kathleen Tillotson, Margaret Cardwell and Brian Lake. Smith I, 14. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset: Compiled from the best and most ancient historians, inquisitiones post 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 &quot;Inquisitio Gheldi&quot; 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, etc; The Third edition, corrected, augmented &amp; improved by WILLIAM SHIPP &amp; JAMES WHITWORTH HODSON. Four Volumes.

      John Bowyer Nichols and Sons. 1861 / 1863 / 1870 (3rd.ed.).. 4 volumes. Size approx 16.5 x 10 inches. Quarter-bound in maroon morocco leather to spines and corners with pebbled cloth covered boards. With decorative gilt and raised banding and lettering to spines. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some rubbing to covers, ends of spines and faces of boards. Corners slightly bumped, edges slightly rubbed. Front hinge v.1 with repair, a couple of small cracks. Inside some occasional small marks and foxing spots. Hinges reinforced with cloth on inside. Else a very clean and tight set. Third edition, generally regarded as the best. Approx. 124 steel-engr.plates / plans, etc., all present as called for.

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        A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland

      Ray Society, 1861-1864. vi, 384, 29 hand-col plates. Hardback. 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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        Rambles in the islands of Corsica and Sardinia

      Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. Rambles in the islands of Corsica and Sardinia. With notices of their history, antiquites and present condition. Second edition. Forester, Thomas. London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. In - 8° grande, piena pelle edit. con dorso e piani profusamente decorati in oro, taglio marmorizzato. xxiv, 450 pp. con 38 illustrazioni incise in legno n.t. e 9 tavole in cromolitografia f.t., inclusa la carta geografica delle isole. Bell' esemplare di questa pregevole opera. Starace, Bibliografia della Corsica, 428: >. Ciasca, Bibliografia sarda, 7511. Uff. mob. 2

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        GENERAL M'CLELLAN'S DREAM.

      [Washington?]:: Daily News Job Office,. (1861)]. Broadside, printed in two columns with ornamental border, on pink paper. 8 3/4" x 13." Light wear, trimmed to border, Very Good. A bizarre broadside, evidently printed in several locales, all of them rare. George Washington appears to General McClellan in a vivid dream. The apparition admonishes, "There will be no more Bull Run affairs," and predicts a great future for the United States. Not in Bartlett, Nevins, Eberstadt, Decker, Sabin, NUC. OCLC 36823792 [2- LCP, Buffalo Pub. Lib.] [as of October 2014].

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        La Armería Real de Madrid ou Collection des principales piéces de la Galerie d'Armes Anciennes de Madrid. 2me édition

      París, Challamel et Cie, s.a. [Entre 1839 y 1861, fechas de la 1ª y 3ª edición] - 2 tomos en un volumen en folio gigante (50x35 cm), holandesa piel, conservando los planos originales pero habiendo sido sustituído el lomo hace algunos años; cortes tintados. [5]+ 39 p + 40 láminas + [4] + 44 + [1] p + 41 láminas. PUNTOS DE ÓXIDO EN TODA LA OBRA. Un frontis liltográfico en cada volumen, magníficas láminas litográficas a toda página. OBRA COMPLETA, AUNQUE POSTERIORMENTE SE AMPLIÓ CON UN SUPLEMENTO

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        Indicateur de Maine et Loire, ou Indication par communes de ce que chacune d'elles renferme sous les rapports de la Géographie, des Productions naturelles, des Monuments historiques, de l'Industrie et du Commerce. Précédée d'une Introduction dans laquelle sont établis des faits et rappelées des considérations de plus d'un genre, se rapportant, soit à l'ensemble de ce département, soit à sa topographie, son hydrographie, ainsi qu'à la météorologie, la climatologie, et dans cette dernière catégorie se présentent les géographies botanique et zoologique de Maine et Loire.

      Angers: De Cosnier et Lachèse, 1861 - 1865. Edition originale, 3 volumes in-8; T.I: xvi, 754p.; T.II: 616p.; Atlas: 11p., 87 planches (pour 86 annoncées), dont 1 en couleurs.Reliure d'époque en demi-chagrin chocolat, dos à nerfs ornés du blason de la ville d'Angers, plats et gardes marbrés. Deux plats légèrement voilés autrement très bon exemplaire, avec envoi de l'auteur à Monsieur Jules André. Naturaliste, entomologiste et paléontologiste, Millet de La Turtaudière (1783 à 1873) propose ici un résumé géographique, naturaliste, monumental et industriel du département de Maine et Loire. L'atlas est composé de planches lithographiques représentant plantes, animaux, fossiles, monuments anciens et modernes et portraits divers. On remarquera qu'à l'époque un omnibus traversait le pont suspendu de Gennes pour amener les voyageurs à la gare du chemin de fer des Rosiers. Le pont et la gare sont toujours là, mais malheureusement plus d'omnibus pour s'y rendre...

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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). 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

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        [SUPERB AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM SURGEON EDWARD ALDRICH TO HIS SISTER-IN-LAW, GIVING A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF THE BOMBARDMENT OF FORT SUMTER AS VIEWED FROM A PASSENGER SHIP IN CHARLESTON HARBOR]

      Charleston Harbor, 1861. [5]pp. Significant tanning, expertly de-acidified. Very good. A fascinating letter from Dr. Aldrich to his widow's sister, relating the events of the critical opening battle of the Civil War. Edward Sherman Aldrich was born in 1811 in Providence, Rhode Island. He married Corrine Brown and served as a surgeon attached to the U.S. Army during the Second Seminole War in Florida, where they lived for a time. He traveled to California during the Gold Rush era and belonged to the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance. His wife died in 1857, but he continued to look after her widowed sister, Ellen Brown Anderson, to whom this letter was written. He was on his way to Charleston to volunteer as a physician for the Confederate cause when the ship was forced to stop in Charleston Harbor to await the outcome of the battle. This letter humorously describes a lady on the ship who was having a problem adapting to her first sea voyage; the balance of the letter describes the action during and after the bombardment of the fort, including an encounter with the U.S.R.C. Harriet Lane. Dr. Aldrich writes: "We discovered at day light yesterday that the fight had commenced - The scare & the excitement it creates with all of us on board is indescribable." He continues with interesting eyewitness observations on the fort itself: "Nine o'clock today the fort is on fire from the shells of the batteries. Eleven o'clock the old once honored stars & stripes have disappeared by fire never again to wave over the ramparts of Fort Sumpter. The fort has been one dense smoke for hours still the lower tier of cannon flash away and the batteries pour in to her in rapid succession - At twelve the firing has ceased, and we can discern with the glass the Confederate flag gaily floating from all the ships in the Harbor. Soon the same flag will wave over Sumter....Today Sunday, we have arrived. Fort Sumter is deeply indented with hundreds of bullet holes. No less than three hundred shells exploded in & upon the Fort when the flag of the Fort came down & white flag of truce went up." Dr. Aldrich describes the encounter with the Harriet Lane, evincing his support for the Confederates in the process: "Yesterday the Harriet Lane headed for us & fired a cannon across our bow for the ship to lay too. The Captain obeyed the summons. The Lane steamed around us with all the men beat to quarters, with port holes open & bristling cannon, looking quite warlike & dangerous. This maneuver on the part of the officers evinced great coolness & courage to sail around an unarmed vessel instead of going to the assistance of their brethren. But it certainly shew much discretion - she did go near enough over to get a shot from one of the batteries which made her steam away like a quarter horse without taking time to return the compliment though armed to the teeth, and commanded by half a dozen nice brave officers all in their new clothes & nice swords belted on - how very brave. They hailed us, what ship, where from, & where to - All which the nice gentlemen knew before - I wish I had been commander with only one thirty two pounder armed ship. I would have blown Miss Lane out of the water. The ships of war belonging to the perjured government lay off the harbor manned by brave officers & fierce soldiers, with abundance of all the munitions of war - with small rifle cannon & barges for taking men on shore for attacking the rebels reinforcing Fort Sumpter." Aldrich writes near the end: "Tomorrow I shall call on the Surgeon General & soon learn my destination. My health is perfect - And I am ready for duty...." A rare firsthand account of the Battle of Fort Sumter, from a Confederate doctor ready to begin his service for the Southern cause.

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        Civil War Manuscript Diary--First Battle of Bull Run, Siege of Yorktown, Battle of Williamsburg 1861 and 1862-Major Charles P. Chandler, 1st Mass. Volunteer Infantry

      Good. 1861. Hardcover. Two diaries, 1861 and 1862 of manuscript Civil War diaries by Major Charles P. Chandler of the 1st Regimental Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Col. Robert Cowdin. The 1st Regt. Mass. Vol. Inf. Saw action at the first Battle of Bull Run, the Siege at Yorktown, Battle of Williamsburg, Battle of Fair Oaks and Seven Pines. Major Chandler was killed in action at Glendale the end of June 1862. Both diaries are daily diaries with entires on the majority of days. Early 1861 we learn much about the weather of Brookline, MA and Chandler's day-to-day family affairs. Several news clippings are tipped in which confirm Chandler's record of the harsh New England winter. Jan. 8, 1861--"Col. Cowdin...called to present my commission as 3rd Lieutenant of Comapny "A"". February and March details many meetings and social affairs. Chandler apprently was involved in the practice of the law. Also notes much reading including finishing the Bible. By April 14th, "everyone talking of War. The excitement is intense...the news of the surrender of Fort Sumter is stirring up the nation." Soon Chandler is drilling "Company A" almost every day. May 16 Chandler meets with Governor Andrew and is offered a commission of Major, for the war; commission is voted by officers of the 1st Regiment with 31, or 33 affirmative votes out of 36, "A compliment". The 1st Massachusetts is mustered in on May 23rd, 1861. The company boards a steamer on June 15th for Philadelphia, via railroad to Baltimore then Washington, D. C. June 19th--"The 1st Massachusetts Regiment marched out of Washington, paying a passing salute to the President." "I walked four miles, having got no horse yet, and found it rough enough." Encamped at Camp Banks in Georgetown Heights for the next several weeks with much drilling and complaints about the heat. July 7th--"My disrespect for Colonel (left blank) as an officer and man is fast-becoming a disgust." By July 14th they have advanced to Great Falls of the Potomac where Chandler is often "left in command." Interestingly on July 21st, the Battle of Bull Run, Chandler talks about receiving a "crowd of letters" at mail call. The main battle is "on our right, two miles off, we expect an attack each moment. I (sic) up in a tree see much of the fight: it is a terrible signt." July 22nd--"the flight of our army has been scandalous...cold and tired--fires and coffee and food do us good...had they followed us up on Sunday night, Washington would now be theirs." By August 22nd the 1st Massachusetts encamps at Bladensberg, MD as part of Hooker's Brigade. On this day Chandler writes verbatim his orders from Brigider General Hooker making him Field Officer of the Day. Chandler is very proud of each advancement. A couple days later Hooker's Brigade is review on parade by the President of the United States. Things go downhill for Major Chandler as he is soon laid up with "camp fever". October 14--"am weak, and my mouth and throat are sore from canker so that I cannot eat." but by October 30th, Chandler is well enough to sit for a Brady portrait, but curiously is not back with his regiment but staying at a hotel in Baltimore into mid-November. He sits on a court-martial case (his background was in law) and also makes note on December 7 that "up in the balloon, first time in my life, held by ropes at some 700 feet." More illness into December. On the 12th he remarks, "hospital still, tho I feel ready for duty, but the doctors and Lieut. Col. Seems to hinder it." He continues his work as Judge Advocate at General Court Martial for Hooker's Division at Posey's House into April, 1862. He lists many of the defendant's of cases he hears. By mid-April he is back with his regiment and moving towards Yorktown, VA where he participates in the Siege of Yorktown. April 17--"Our brigade, and I am told the whole army, was called out at 3 o'clock this morning and stood on our arms, over an hour, awaiting an attack...after breakfast I was over to look at the rebel forts=saw a few of the "varments"." April 22--"a rumor afloat that General Joe Johnston at Yorktown, by flag of truce...gave us notice to leave these premises in forty-eight hours." This turned out to be false as the 'siege' ended in early May with the confederate forces slipping away. May 5th Chandler reports on the Battle of Williamsburg, "and here occurred the fearful fight before Williamsburg...lasted all day...our division suffered fearfully and would have been whipped had not Kearny come up to reinforce us--our regiment was first in, opening, as skirmishes, the fight. I felt very little fear--perhaps some." His brigade missed most of the action at the Battle of Fair Oaks. "Heavy firing heard at no great distance...a battle evidently going." The next day, June 2nd he reports, "news reach us of a battle on our right...we were victorious." Major Charles P. Chandler was killed in action June 30th, 1862 at White Oak Swamp/Glendale. The last journal entry is June 16th, "awakened early...because of sharp musketty on our picket lines...sent mother a large letter began on picket Saturday...and finished this morning." Both journals include several pages of appendices including a general order written January 16, 1862 lisitng the 13 officers in a General Court Martial in which Chandler served as Judge Advocate. Both journals use commercially produced daily journals. Both are in good plus condition. The 1862 Diary has several loose pages at front but all pages are present. Generally very readable, some small sections show fading ink. Included with the journals is an affidavit dated October 24, 1980 stating the journals were acquired directly from a Chandler heir in July 1949 and to the best of the owners knowledge have never been published. Photos and more information available on request. ; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall .

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        Stars & stripes

      Philadelphia 1861 - Broadside (approx. 18 x 14"); adorned with 32 small circular mustard-colored vignettes engraved in black, each depicting the seal of a state of the Union; some offsetting due to having been previously folded, else a fine example. Attractive advertisement for the Philadelphia weekly illustrated newspaper, which "contains 8 Pages, 40 columns of reading matter, from the pens of the best American authors; national and not sectional; it is emphatically the best literary paper in America. It has no equal." Contents also include a review excerpt from the Philadelphia Weekly; terms of subscription; and a call for agents. Subscribers are additionally bribed with the promise of certificates being sold at $1 and redeemable for various goods, the most luxurious of which is a gold chronometer hunting watch valued at $200. AAS only in OCLC as of July, 2014.

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        Reise der Oesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859, unter den Befehlen des Commodore R. v. Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Beschreibender Theil.

      Wien, Gerold 1861/62.. 3 Bde. 4°. X (2) 368, 37; VI (2) 454, 20; VI (2) 436, 8 (1) S. Mit zus. 187 Textholzschn., 41 Tondrucktaf., 35 meist gefalt., farb. lithogr. Karten u. 21 tls. gefalt. Beilagen (Noten etc.). OLn. mit Gold- u. Blindpräg. Rü. restaur., Vors. erneuert. Leicht berieb. Gutes Expl. EA. Borba de Moraes 77619; ÖBL X, 93f.; Sabin 77619; Wurzbach XXIX, 326 - Diese erste Ausgabe war bereits nach 1 Jahr vergriffen. - Die Fregatte Novara umfuhr als letztes Segelschiff die Erde. "Unter dem Kommando d. Commodore Wüllerstorf-Urbair, der auch die ozeanographischen und meteorologischen Beobachtungen leitete, ging es durch das Mittelmeer nach Madeira, Rio de Janeiro, Kapstadt, Neu-Amsterdam, Ceylon, Madura zu den Nikobaren, nach Singapore und über Batavia, Manila, Hongkong nach Shanghai und von hier über Sidney nach Auckland, wo der Geologe Hochstetter die Expedition verließ, um die Doppelinsel 9 Monate hindurch gründlich zu erforschen. Die Heimreise führte über Tahiti nach Valparaiso. Die Untersuchung der durchfahrenen Meere und der maritimen Meteorologie eröffnete die ozeanographische Forschung." (Hassinger) - Die Novara brachte reiche naturwissenschaftliche und ethnologische Sammlungen mit denen die neugegründeten Hofmuseen in Wien ausgestattet wurden. Der Verf. Karl Scherzer "wurde von Erzherz. Maximilian mit der Leitung des wissenschaftl. Stabes betraut. Von der Reise brachte er die erste größere Menge von Kokablättern nach Europa mit und ermöglichte damit die Darstellung des Kokains (1860)." (ÖBL)

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        Stars & stripes

      Philadelphia, 1861. Broadside (approx. 18 x 14"); adorned with 32 small circular mustard-colored vignettes engraved in black, each depicting the seal of a state of the Union; some offsetting due to having been previously folded, else a fine example. Attractive advertisement for the Philadelphia weekly illustrated newspaper, which "contains 8 Pages, 40 columns of reading matter, from the pens of the best American authors; national and not sectional; it is emphatically the best literary paper in America. It has no equal." Contents also include a review excerpt from the Philadelphia Weekly; terms of subscription; and a call for agents. Subscribers are additionally bribed with the promise of certificates being sold at $1 and redeemable for various goods, the most luxurious of which is a gold chronometer hunting watch valued at $200. AAS only in OCLC as of July, 2014.

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        Cincinnati Daily Commercial: 129 issues (April 25, 1861- April, 30 1862): with some gaps (Civil war newspaper)

      Cincinnati, Ohio : M.D. Potter & Co, 1861-01-01. Paperback. Good. 129 issues. Issues by month published in 1861: April, 1; May, 17; June, 20; July 22; August, 21; September, 20; October, 15; November, 8; December, 1. Additionally, 4 issues from April 1862. Contains 129 daily papers from the American Civil War. The paper's topics of the day deal primarily with the great struggle between the states and the progression of the war. The first issue deals with the secession of Virginia and the "mendacious Governor" Letcher. Additional topics from this issue include the Ohio volunteers and how to prepare for the coming campaign. Contact us for a full list of contents (due to the extremely detailed nature of these papers it is impossible to fully describe the contents.) The pages contain letters from soldiers, news from the world, extraordinary war correspondence and happenings. Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, Gen. Butler, the surrender of Harper's Ferry, the Blockade of the South, naval battles, the position of England and European powers, war in Missouri, are a few samples of the news. The pages are readible and generally sound. Some scattered spotting or stains to some issues. "Cincinnati had seen significant growth since the beginning of the 19th century, due to the introduction of steam navigation on the Ohio River in 1811 and the completion of the Miami and Erie Canal in 1845 which connected the Ohio River in Cincinnati to Lake Erie in Toledo. By the year 1850, Cincinnatiâ??s population had risen to over 115,000, creating a large audience for newspapers." - Ohio Historical Society. Some issues have the A. Hoke's (original owner) name written on front in pencil.

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        Das Braunschweig - Lüneburgische Wappen. Zur Feier des tausendjährigen Bestehens der Stadt Braunschweig herausgegeben.

      Hannover Kindworth 1861 - Frontisp., 13 SS., 1 Bl., folio, Or.- Broschur ( l. angest.). Mit einem großen Wappen - Frontispiz im Vielfarbendruck durch Klindwoth's Hof-Druckerei. Farbfrisch, sauber und dekorativ: Herzoglich Braunschweig-Lüneburgisches Wappen. Beigelegt ein weiteres Wappen, Kupferstich von Beck, um 1790. Format: 9,5 x 11,5 cm, Blattgr.: 28,2 x 29,5cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Historia de la villa y corte de Madrid

      J. Ferrá de Mena - 1861-1864, Madrid - 35 cm. Pleno pergamino época. Tejuelos. Ilustraciones litográficas en b/n y color, fuera de texto y alguna en el texto. Amplios márgenes. Cortes tintados. Excelente estado. I: 3 h. XIX- 454-3 pp. Frontis y 57 láminas. II: 472-4 pp.2 h. Frontis y 60 láminas. III: 4 h. 498-4 pp. 1 h. Frontis y 61 láminas. IV: IX-456 pp. Frontis y 58 láminas En español. Book in spanish. El pago contrarrembolso lleva un recargo de 2 euros.

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        La cuisine classique

      étude pratique,raisonnée et démonstrative.Mention de douzième édition.Deux tomes en deux volumes format grand in 4 demi-cuir fauve époque,titre,roulette nom en pied, dorés.Tome 1:faux-titre,beau frontispice allégorique, gravé,titre,LXXXVIII,407 pages,1 page de placement des 29 planches à pleine page y compris le frontispice, et le menu du couronnement du Roi et de la Reine de Prusse 18 octobre 1861.Tomes 2:faux-titre,titre,491 pages,1 page de placement des planches(30ème à 77ème)Paris E.Dentu éditeur1886.Cuir frotté avec traces d'usure et dorure manquante,par en endroits.Complet des planches.A signaler:Rousseurs importantes,concentrées à certaines pages.Ensemble très correct et solide.

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        Richard Wagner et Tannhauser à Paris.

      Paris E. Dentu 1861 In-12 broché de 70 pp., couverture imprimée. Edition originale. Vicaire I, 346 ; L. Carteret, I, 127 : « Plaquette très rare ».

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        American and European Railway Practice in the economical generation of steam, including the materials and construction of coal-burning boilers, combustion, the variable blast, vaporization, circulation, superheating, supplying and heating feed-water, etc. and the Adaptation of wood and coke-burning engines to coal-burning; and in "Permanent Way"; including road-bed, sleepers, rails, joint fastenings, street railways, etc. etc.

      New York: D. van Nostrand; London: Sampson, Low, Son and co., 1861. First edition, large 4to; 192p.; 77 lithograph plates (one hand coloured), including a frontispice, a double page railway map of Great Britain 1853, and 8 "bis" plates. Publisher's stamped cloth, gilt title on spine, book stamped "Chemins de fer Algériens"; bookseller's label of Albert Franck, Paris. A few worm holes along the upper joint, minor rubbing to extremities, some pale foxing, but generally a very good copy.A finely illustrated report on the state of the european railway industry, with many technical plates illustrating all details of the machinery and of the railway track. Alexander Lyman Holley was a mechanical engineer born in Connecticut in 1832. He was considered one of the foremost steel and plant engineers and designers of his time and was a founding member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. In 1857 he visited Britain and France and compiled a report for the presidents of the American railroads, "The Permanent Way", which preceeded this work.

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        A Monograph of the Pittidae, or Family of Ant Thrushes.

      New York: D.Appleton & Co [1861-]1863 - New York: D.Appleton & Co, [1861-]1863. Folio. (550 x 370MM), with dedication to Philip Lutley Sclater, list of subscribers and 31 fine hand-coloured lithographic plates, heightened with gum arabic, after Elliot, Paul Louis Oudart , E. Maubert , A.Mesnel and one unsigned, drawn on stone by C. P.Tholey and others, printed and coloured by Bowen & Co. of Philadelphia, Contemporary half green morocco gilt, spine gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges, fitted green cloth box, a fine copy. First edition, one of only 200 copies of this beautiful ornithological work, Illustrated by Elliot with his own illustrations, and the scarcest of his major monographs. Elliot drew and painted all of the drawings himself, except for two plates by Maubert and Mesnel. There is a second edition of this work with the plates redrawn by John Gould's artist, William Hart, and has a new text. The geographical range of the Pittidae stretches from the East coast of Africa, to India, Indonesia and Australia in the East, then to China in the north. The family were evidently particular favourites of Elliot: "It is not often that one returns to his first love and finds her, after many years, more beautiful than ever, as has been my experience in the present instance" (Preface) This is a very attractive and highly colourful species and must be considered amongst the finest of Elliot's works. Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 95;Wood p.332; Nissen IVB 292 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORDINANCES AND CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA, WITH THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT AND OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

      Montgomery: Barrett, Wimbish & Co., steam printers and binders, 1861. 152pp. Antique-style half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Light tanning. Very good. First printing of the Alabama Confederate constitution, and very early printings of the constitution of the provisional government and of the Confederate States of America. The first seventy-two pages of this document print some fifty ordinances passed by the Alabama legislature, mostly relating to war measures. Pages 72- 112 print the new Alabama constitution, passed in January 1861. Pages 113-126 print the provisional constitution, and pages 127-52 the actual Confederate constitution. Since the last ordinance printed in the first part is dated March 20, it would seem this volume was printed immediately thereafter. The constitution was adopted on March 11, 1861, and this printing is probably within two weeks, making it one of the first printings of the official constitution. CRANDALL 1455. SABIN 57514. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 2610.

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        La Chasse du loup avec des planches photographiques d'après nature par M.M. Crémière, Hanfstaengl et Platel.

      Paris, Madame Veuve Bouchard-Huzard, 1861. In-4 de VIII - 118 pp.- (1)f. de table, illustré de 8 photographies originales contre-collées. Rousseurs en marge des planches, première planche déreliée en partie inférieure. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés. Petit accident en haut du dos, coins émoussés. Reliure de l'époque. Jean-Emmanuel-Hector Le Couteulx de Canteleu naquit le 18 juin 1827 au château de Saint-Martin, à Étrépagny, dans lEure où il mourut le 22 janvier 1910. Il descend dune ancienne famille bourgeoise dobédience catholique qui fit progressivement fortune dans le commerce dabord, puis dans le secteur de la finance. Riche et complexe, lhistoire des Le Couteulx est celle dune dynastie implantée en Normandie comme à Paris, et qui sut, du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle, faire fructifier son patrimoine de façon presque continue, devenant ainsi, à la veille de la Révolution, lun des acteurs les plus puissants du système bancaire français. Jean-Emmanuel Le Couteux de Canteleu, éleveur de chiens et grand veneur devient dès 1852 lieutenant de louveterie de larrondissement des Andelys, succédant ainsi à son père ; huit ans plus tard, il endossa la même fonction à Louviers. Avec sa meute de griffons dédiée au loup, il traque celui-ci dans la plus pure tradition du courre, nullement soucieux de détruire en masse un animal qui, du reste, se fait de plus en plus rare au coeur des régions. Éleveur avisé et audacieux, il travaille inlassablement à la préservation et à la régénération des races de chiens courants existantes (chien de Gascogne, de Saintonge) ou devenues rares (fauve de Bretagne, chien normand). Il créa la race du basset artésien normand, avec Louis Lane. L'essentiel de l'ouvrage consiste en un traité de chasse à l'adresse d'amateurs avertis. La parution de La Chasse du Loup est unanimement saluée. Il est en outre illustré de photographies, procédé inédit dans la bibliographie cynégétique. Le Couteulx de Canteleu incarne l'état d'esprit de la louveterie française à cette période. Figure cynégétique de son temps, il s'implique passionnément à la destruction de l'animal tout en manifestant son désir de préserver la source de son plaisir. (J.M. Moriceau "Vivre avec le loup"). Édition originale du premier livre de chasse illustré par la photographie. Tiré à 150 ex. numérotés et signés par l'auteur (N°57). Ouvrage d'une grande rareté, avec envoi autographe de l'auteur "à mon vieil et excellent ami Mr Le Masson, au bon veneur qui sut conserver intacts les vieux principes et nous servit de maître", auteur de la "Nouvelle Vénerie normande". Souhart 291 ; Thiébaud 572.

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        ANNUAIRE ENCYCLOPEDIQUE, PUBLIE PAR LES DIRECTEURS DE L'ENCYCLOPEDIE DU XIXe SIECLE, 18 VOL., DE 1859 A 1871 (TOMES I A IX, 1e & 2e PARTIES)

      Librairie de l'Encyclopédie du XIXe siècle. 1861-1872. In-8 Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur bon état. 18 vol. d'env. 500 pages chacun. Etiquettes annotées sur les dos. Annotations sur les 1ers plats. Texte en 2 colonnes. Pages non coupées. Petits manques sur les dos. Quelques cahiers se détachant. Politique. Economie sociale. Statistique. Administration. Sciences. Littérature. Beaux-Arts. Agriculture. Commerce. Industrie. Tome I. 1859-1860 (1e & 2e partie). Tome II. 1860-1861 (1e & 2e partie). Tome III. 1861-1862 (1e & 2e partie). Tome IV. 1862-1863 (1e & 2e partie). Tome V. 1863-1864 (1e & 2e partie). Tome VI. 1865 (1e & 2e partie). Tome VII. 1866-1867 (1e & 2e partie). Tome VIII. 1868 (1e & 2e partie). Tome IX. 1891-1871 (1e & 2e partie).

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