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        Les Misérables

      Bruxelles: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie 1862 - First edition, preceding the French edition. Ten parts finely bound into five volumes, dark green morocco and green and brown marbled boards, with five raised bands to the spines, decorated and lettered in gilt, blue marbled endpapers, pale green ribbon bookmark. Near fine, with some minor rubbing to the corners and board edges, some light spotting to the page edges and a few pages, otherwise bright and clean pages. Overall, a bright and attractive set of the true first edition. Les Misérables is a historical novel that was an instant success and is now widely considered one of the best novels of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a convict and victim was imprisoned for nearly two decades after stealing a loaf of bread for his starving family. It follows him from the time of his release from prison in 1815 through the June Rebellion (French Revolution) of 1832. Valjean's struggle for redemption allows the reader to examine the French lower classes' extreme poverty and malcontent that were central to the July Revolution of 1830. Notably, this first Brussels edition is the first publication of Les Misérables in book form, as it precedes the first Paris edition published by Pagnerre by a few days. Interestingly, this finely bound copy retains all of the publisher's ten original title pages, half-titles, and fly-titles. In addition to being translated into numerous languages, Les Misérables was adapted into a popular musical of the same name by Claude-Michel Schönberg in 1980. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I Borboni di Napoli. Ripr. facs. dell'ed.: Napoli, 1862. Vol. 1 - 16.

      Sul front.: Questa istoria, pubblicata pe' soli lettori dell'Indipendente, e stata scritta su documenti nuovi, inediti, e sconosciuti, scoperti dall'A. negli archivi segreti di polizia, e degli affari esteri di Napoli. 16 fasc. in 8ø, pp. 160, 164 - 306, 157, 164 - 320, 159, 164 - 315, 157, 306, 160, 164 - 319, 160, 164 - 320, 159, 164 - 320, 160, 164 - 306, bross. edit. In buono stato.

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        Ampio carteggio costituito da venti lettere autografe firmate del patriota e giurista appartenute alla raccolta di documenti storici del Leti. Regnoli fu Ministro di Grazia e Giustizia nel Governo provvisorio delle Romagne. Insegnò diritto civile nell'Università di Bologna ed ebbe buona consuetudine con il Carducci che scrisse in suo onore sia l'epigrafe della lapide apposta presso la casa in cui abitò. Da Torino, Firenze e Ronco Scrivia (Genova) tutte datate al 1862 e indirizzate all'amico deputato Vincenzo Capriolo. Corrispondenza nello svolgimento dell'attività di avvocato, deputato, senatore, le lettere fanno riferimento ai lavori del Parlamento nel periodo in cui egli fu deputato.

      

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         Traité pratique des maladies mentales

      Paris, Baillière, 1862, in 8°, de XVI-672 pp., demi-basane blonde époque, dos lisse à filets dorés, p. de t. bleue, qq. rousseurs. Bel envoi de l'auteur au Dr. Parchappe "à M. le Dr. Parchappe Inspect. général des Etablissements d'aliénés, hommage de respect et haute estime, Marcé" Edition originale de ce célèbre traité devenu classique. Marcé s'intéressa surtout à la psychologie de l'écriture et aux troubles mentaux de la grossesse des femmes. Lamperière raplle que "tous les biographes et commentateurs ont souligné les qualités didactiques et la richesse de documentation de ce traité", et note que "les descriptions cliniques sont très vivantes". ¶ Semelaigne pionniers psy. II-137 - Lampérière T. Louis-Victor Marcé (1828-1864), Annales Médico-Psycholgiques 2010, p.170

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        Das romantische Nahe-Thal, Album des Nahetales in 20 Ansichte, nach Originalaufnahmen von C. und F. Wießner, in Stahl gestochen in Carl Mayers Kunstansstalt in Nürnberg.

      Kreuznach, Verlag von R. Voigtländer, 1862.. schönes gebundenes Exemplar mit 20 Stahlstichtafeln, davon ein gestochener Titel, 32x24 (Querformat), lilafarbenes O Ln mit reicher Goldprägung. SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR mit Ansichten vom: 1. Die Nahemündung, 2. Kreuznach, 3. Das Salinental, 4. Bad Münster und der Rheingrafenstein, 5. Ebernburg, 6. Rothenfels, 7. Schloss Böckelheim, 8. Ruinen vom Kloster Dissibodenberg, 9. Schloß Dhaun, 10. Die Johanniskirche und Hellberg, 11. Kirn mit der Kyrburg, 12. Stein-Callenfels, 13. Der gefallene Fels mit Tunnel, 14. Oberstein, 15. die Hammersteiner Klipp' mit dem Tunnel, 16. Der Clausfels, 17 Die Frauenburg, 18. An der Mausemühle, 19 St. Wendel (und 20 Titelblatt: Die Schlossruinen von Oberstein)

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        LES MISERABLES.

      Prima edizione. Testo francese. Opera completa in dieci volumi. Cm.21,7x13,2. Pg.4080 complessive. Buone legature coeve in mz.pelle con titoli e filetti in oro ai dorsi a quattro nervature. Tagli spruzzati. Eccellenti condizioni di conservazione. Si tratta della prima edizione assoluta del capolavoro di Hugo, pubblicato alla fine di marzo del 1862 pochi giorni prima dell'edizione parigina. Non è chiaro se la scelta dell'editore belga fosse dovuta alla necessità di sollecitare i colleghi francesi o a motivi economici. "L'idea del romanzo risaliva la 1830; poi vi era stata la stesura delle "Misères" nel 1845 - 1848 (pubblicate nel 1937); ma intanto si era fatta strada l'esperienza balzachiana di cui Hugo volle tener conto, come pure del romanzo dei bassifondi di Sue; le tendenze socialiste gli si erano accentuate ..... il romanzo dei "Misèrables" è il libro più popolare forse della letteratura europea ......" (M.Zini).

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        The Very Latest From Butler

      [Confederate States of America, 1862. Printed broadside with double fillet border and image of man pasting poster surrounding song lyrics. 1 vols. 9-3/8 x 5 inches. Minor creasing, else fine. Confederate broadside printing the lyrics to a verse satire of General Benjamin Butler's controversial General order no. 28, which allowed Union soldiers in New Orleans to retaliate in kind against any woman of the city who displayed insulting or violent behavior towards the occupying forces. "Some General love the battle's roar, And Laurels red and gory ? But I more wise, love sunny skies, And make war in a General Order ?".

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        Johnson's Mountains & Rivers (Framed)

      1862 - Johnson and Browning produced "Johnson's New Illustrated Steel Plate Family Atlas" in 1862. Mountains and rivers are illustrated on this hand colored map. Regions are distinguished by bright pastel colors. Railroads, major roads, rivers, lakes, mountains, and the names of empires, provinces, and important cities are identified. This map has been archivally framed with acid free matting , marbleized paper, textured top mat, UV protective glass and ornate black wood frame.

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        HEURES OU MOYEN AGE

      Paris: Gruel & Engelmann, 1862. A brilliant copy in perfect condition (some wear to box). Small 8vo. 192 pages in chromolithography. 8 pages of register for personal information. . Elaborate chromolithographed borders in colors and gold after medieval examples. Text in French. Painting by Ed Moreau, execution on the stones by Moulin, artistic direction and chromolithography by Englemann and Graf. Very fine "lace" binding signed on the ribbon marker Gruel & Englemann and on the spine foot Gruel. Full red crushed morocco with brocade flyleaves and doblures, the spine and covers with overall repeating patterns of gilt fleurs-de-lis with central device of the crucifixion and corner ornaments of angel heads, the upper cover also with the name "SUZANNE" above and "ANDRE" below, the lower cover with the dates "XVIII FEVRIER' and "MDCCCLXXXIV", the text block edges with very fine gauffering with the incised legend "Gloria In Excelsis Deo", two filigree clasps in brass and silver. Housed in silk lined morocco box with "Suzanne" on the lid. An exemplary copy of chromolithography and binding.

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        On the germination, development and fructification of the Higher Cryptogamia and on the fructification of the Coniferae. Translated by Frederick Currey.

      Robert Hardwicke for the Ray Society, London 1862 - 8vo (218x144 mm). xvii [1], 506 pp. With 65 lithographed plates numbered I-LXV by Tuffen West after the author's drawings. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt-lettered spine, gilt emblem of the Ray Society on front cover (extremities slightly bumped, spine little sun-faded, small hole in cloth at spine), top edge gilt, otherwise untrimmed. Internally only little age-toned, very minor occasional spotting, few plates to the end starting to come loose. Good copy. ---- Dibner 34 (this edition); Norman 1084 (this edition); DSB VI, p.465-7; Nissen BBi, 902. - SECOND EDITION, published only in English, of Vergleichende Untersuchungen. It incorporates a series of supplementary papers and some previously unpublished material, and was revised throughout by the author (Norman). "Entirely self-taught, Hofmeister attained full professorship and rank among the foremost botanists of the 1800s. He revealed the process of fertilization in non-flowering plants (cryptogams) as a regular alternation of sexual and asexual generations in the mosses, ferns, horsetails and liverworts. The asexuel generation propagated by means of spores, alternating with one in which spermatozoids unite with ova." (Dibner 34). In 1851 Hofmeister's most famous work, Vergleichende Untersuchungen, appeared. Without a word of introduction it begins: "The mature plant of Anthoceros appears." The details of its structure and life history are described and copiously illustrated, entirely on the basis of original observations, followed by a brief critique of earlier work on the genus. A similar description of the next plant's life history is followed by others, in order of increasing complexity. The amount of new information is immense; the errors are minor and do not affect the overall picture. In a concluding three-page 'Review' the concept of alternation of generations is explained, and the main modifications of the life history in the different groups are briefly touched upon. Clearly, a page-by-page reading is presupposed, not from the author's arrogance but from his failure to comprehend that others might be less deeply involved. The illustrations are largely from microscopic preparations; prerequisite knowledge of the gross features of the plants would enable the reader to correlate the details. With this single publication, the core of botany passed from its Middle Ages to the modern period. The book was obviously so important that the two main German botanical journals carried very laudatory reviews by their editors. Although sensing that a revolution had come, they seemed overpowered and possibly did not quite understand exactly what had happened. Not so Henfrey. He promptly wrote the sorely needed commentary, brought in the flowering plants directly, put together a plate to illustrate crucial homologies, provided the elementary textbook-type table of comparative life cycles, and brought it all from the level of the research worker down to that of the student. This work was forthwith translated into German. As issued, Vergleichende Untersuchungen tended to collapse with heavy reference or textbook use. This explains its rarity. Two proposals, in 1852 and 1853, to prepare an English translation were unrealized. During the next decade Hofmeister published a series of supplementary papers, all of which were incorporated into a second edition, which exists only in English, translated by F. Currey, secretary of the Linnean Society, and published in 1862. Despite Henfrey's valiant efforts, English botany had remained largely unaware of the Hofmeisterian revolution. Obviously, the publication of Darwin's Origin of Species made a belated English translation imperative. Hofmeister's pre-Darwinian work constitutes the greatest broad evolutionary treatise in botany because it is organized on a basis of increasing complexity." (DSB VI, p.466). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        St. Olafs Bad i Modum.

      Drammen. 1862. Originalt litografi. Arkets størrelse : 36 cm X 27,7 cm. Motivets størrelse : 28 cm X 20,5 cm.. Tesktbladene medfølger."Midt i dette Bygdelag, neppe 3/8 Miil fra Vigersund vd Tyrifjorden, er St. Olafs smukke Badeanstalt anlagt med en saa heldig Beliggenhed og saa maleriske Omgivelser som vel muligt".Ert meget dekorativt litografi. Tekstbladet rufsete i ytterkantene, og selve litografiet med små pletter til høyre i bildet.Sjeldent litografi idet storparten av opplaget skal ha gått med i Drammens brann noen år senere.Harald Oscar Andersen (1836-1871), var elev ved J. F. Eckersbergs malerskole i Christiania, og studerte under Hans Gude i Düsseldorf i årene 1857-60. (Norsk kunstnerleksikon I, s. 47)

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        Crush-paper copy of book of his correspondence from Sept. 1862 to July 1865 (c. 600 letters)

      1862-1865, Colmar 1862 - Unique Manuscript Archive of his Scientific Thought Hirn, Gustave Adolfe (1815-90). Album containing crush-paper copies of ca. 600 A.Ls.s. and Ls.s. written between 13 Sept. 1862 and 9 July 1865. [Colmar, 1862-65]. 280 x 222 mm. Original cloth, suede backstrip with cloth label, paper label on front cover, worn at edges, corners & spine. One or two small tears, otherwise very good internally.Hirn, a civil engineer, was one of the first to investigate the phenomena of the steam engine, and he made several fundamental contributions to mechanics and thermodynamics, including his Exposition analytique et experimentale de la theorie mecanique de la chaleur (1862), one of the first systematic treatises on thermodynamics. The album we are offering contains crush-paper copies of ca. 600 letters that Hirn wrote between 1862 and 1865, shortly after the publication of his Exposition analytique (the crush-paper method of letter duplication involved pressing a freshly written letter against special absorbent paper; only one such copy could be made, so that our album is unique). The album almost certainly represents the most complete manuscript archive of Hirn's scientific thought and activity during this time, since the original letters duplicated here were sent to a number of different recipients, and many have probably not survived. Among the letters are several written to Francois Napoleon Marie Moigno (1804-84), the eminent Jesuit mathematician and physicist; one of most interesting of these is Hirn's letter to Moigno of 16 February 1864, containing a long and detailed discussion, intended for publication, of the thermodynamic principles of Rudolf Clausius (1822-88). Clausius's name appears numerous times in Hirn's correspondence, along with those of physicist Leon Foucault (1819-68) and chemist Henri Estienne St. Claire Deville (1818-81). Another letter, of 13 December 1862, is to Charles X. Thomas, inventor of the first commercially successful calculator; Hirn thanked Thomas (also a native of Colmar) for the receipt of his 16-digit Thomas Arithmometer, which Hirn used daily in his "laborious calculations in physics and mechanics." Hirn was impressed enough with the Thomas de Colmar Arithmometer that he published a paper on it the following year ("Notice sur l'utilite de l'arithmometre et de l'hydrostat," Annales du genie civil, 2nd part, 2 [1863]: 113-17; 152-64), which included "an exposition of advanced techniques which extended the arithmometer's reach beyond the apparent restrictions of the four basic arithmetical rules" (Johnston).Other letters in the album relate to Hirn's interests in climatology and meteorology, or to his business activities as director of the mechanical department of the mill he managed jointly with his brother-it was his connection with this mill that first led Hirn to investigate the mechanics of heat. Time has permitted us to make only a cursory examination of this unique album; a thorough study will surely reveal other letters of equal or greater interest. Wheeler Gift for Moigno. Aspray et al., Computing before Computers, p. 50 (Thomas). Johnston, "Making the Arithmometer Count" (internet reference). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Emaux de Petitot du Musée impérial du Louvre - Portraits de personnages historiques et de Femmes célèbres du siècle de Louis XIV gravés au burin par M. L. Ceroni.

      Blaisot,, Paris, 1862 - Due volumi di cm. 30, pp. 600 ca. complessive. Con 50 tavole fuori testo raffiguranti altrettanti ritratti. Splendida legaura coeva in pieno marocchino rosso, dorso a piccoli nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro. Piatti decorati e tagli dorati. Dentelles interne e sguardiue marmorizzate. Esemplare ben conservato e con legatura freschissima. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        THE ADVENTURES OF PHILIP;

      1862. on his Way through the World; shewing who robbed him, who helped him, and who passed him by. In Three Volumes. London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1862. Original blind-stamped brown cloth. First Edition. There has been much speculation about the three binding states of this greatly-overproduced book. Some are in brown morocco cloth with "Smith, Elder & Co." at the foot of the spines (Sadleir's "i"), some are in brown morocco cloth with "Smith & Elder" (as well as a couple of other minor differences -- "ii"), and some are in a bluish-violet cloth, also reading "Smith & Elder" ("iii"). This one is in the Sadleir "ii" binding. The misprint "Smith & Elder" is very curious, inasmuch as the firm had altered its name to "Smith, Elder & Co." no later than 1826, which was prior to the period of brass-imprinting of cloth spines. Sadleir theorizes (at great length) that this state was the third bound up but the second actually issued; Carter likewise theorizes in great detail, saying that he had long suspected the bluish copies were earlier but, having seen the binder's orders (which he reproduces), he is no longer so sure.~In any event, this is a fine, bright set (with a half-title in Vol I only, which is proper for this title), with one cracked endpaper but with scarcely any external soil or wear at all. Although PHILIP is one of the few Victorian three-deckers that does turn up from time to time in this condition, such copies seem to be getting scarcer. Sadleir 3186 (ii); Wolff 6690 (blue cloth); Carter BV pp 158-159. Housed in an open-backed case.

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        Vancouver Island and British Columbia, Where They Are; What They Are; And What They May Become. A Sketch of Their Jstory, Topography, Climate, Resources, Capabilities, and Advantages, Especially As Colonies for Settlement

      Smith, Elder & Co., London - 1862, 1st Edition. () Near fine. viii,182, 16 ads. Octavo. Original blue blind stamped victorian cloth. Gilt title and decoration on the spine. Original coated brown endpapers. Tinted frontispiece. Three tinted plates. Two folding maps. One folding table. A very attractive clean copy of a scarce title. Lowther 185. The author trys to put to rest "many erroneous impressions that are prevalent.of the last settled and least known of the British Colonies.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [WARTIME-PUBLISHED COLLECTION OF FIFTY ENGRAVINGS OF CIVIL WAR UNION GENERALS, COLONELS, COMMODORES, AND OTHER NOTABLES, INCLUDING LINCOLN AND WASHINGTON]

      New York. [ca. 1862-1863].. Fifty portrait engravings, each 9 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches. Each stored inside its own paper sleeve and housed together in two contemporary brown leather portfolios, stamped in gilt. Portfolios worn and rubbed. Images in excellent condition. A wonderful contemporary collection of Civil War- related engravings. Featured personalities are mostly Union generals, colonels, commodores, and other officers and figures of note, plus presidents Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Also includes an engraving of William Gannaway Brownlow, the anti-secessionist Tennessee newspaper editor and later governor of Tennessee immediately after the end of the Civil War. At the time of the publication of this set, Brownlow was a celebrity in the North for his ardent anti-secessionist stance. Due to the portrait poses on which the engravings are based, as well as the stated ranks of the military leaders and the general selection of personalities chosen for the set, it must have been published in late 1862 or 1863. Of particular note is the image of Ulysses S. Grant, who was still so relatively unknown in comparison to some of the other military leaders that the publisher either erred and used the likeness of another man, or could not find a suitable portrait and used a different subject. Also, the portrait of Lincoln is early, as it shows the president without his trademark beard. While we have seen some of these engravings before, we have never seen the full set in the original leather portfolios. All engravings include the facsimile signature of the subject and credits the engraver as J.C. Buttre of New York, with many also crediting the original artist or photographer whose image the engraving is based on (most by Brady, with others by Fredricks, Appleton, German, Silsbee, et al.; the Washington image is based on a Stuart painting). This is a very rare wartime- published collection of Union officers. The following is a full list, in alphabetical order: 1) Anderson, Brig. Gen. Robert 2) Baker, Col. Edward 3) Banks, Nathaniel P. 4) Blenker, Maj. Gen. Louis, 5) Brownlow, William G. 6) Buell, Maj. Gen. Don Carlos 7) Burnside, Brig. Gen. Ambrose E. 8) Butler, Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. 9) Carr, Col. Joseph B. 10) Clay, Maj. Gen. Cassius M. 11) Corcoran, Col. Michael 12) Cox, Brig Gen. J. Dolson 13) Curtis, Maj. Gen. Samuel R. 14) Dix, Maj. Gen. John A. 15) Doubleday, Brig. Gen. Abner 16) Du Pont, Com. Samuel F. 17) Ellsworth, Col. Elmer E. 18) Foot, Capt. John 19) Foote, Com. Andrew H. 20) Fremont, Maj. Gen. John C. 21) Grant, Maj. Gen. Ulysses 22) Halleck, Maj. Gen. Henry W. 23) Hawkins, Col. Rush C. 24) Heintzelman, Brig. Gen. Samuel P. 25) Hunter, Maj. Gen. David 26) Lander, Brig. Gen. Frederick W. 27) Lincoln, President Abraham 28) Lyon, Brig. Gen. Nathaniel 29) Mansfield, Brig. Gen. J.K.F. 30) McCall, Brig. Gen. George A. 31) McClellan, Maj. Gen. George B. 32) McDowell, Brig. Gen. Irvin 33) Meagher, Col. Thomas Francis 34) Mitchel, Maj. Gen. O.M. 35) Mulligan, Col. James A. 36) Pope, Maj. Gen. John 37) Rosecrans, Brig. Gen. W.S. 38) Scott, Lieut. Gen. Winfield 39) Shields, Brig. Gen. James 40) Sigel, Maj. Gen. Franz 41) Slemmer, Maj. Adam J. 42) Sprague, Maj. Gen. & Gov. of Rhode Island William 43) Stringham, Com. S.H. 44) Wallace, Maj. Gen. Lewis 45) Wallace, Maj. Gen. W.H.L. 46) Washington, President George 47) Weber, Col. Max 48) Wilkes, Capt. Charles 49) Wilson, Col. Henry 50) Wool, Maj. Gen. John E. An impressive assortment of engravings of Civil War notables published during the early years of the conflict. Only one similar item in OCLC, for a collection called PORTRAITS OF CIVIL WAR OFFICERS calling for 110 plates (including Lincoln's cabinet, and an engraving of his childhood home), also by Buttre, located at the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. This collection is bound, and was likely issued as a slightly different item by the publisher than the collection presented here. OCLC 20140615.

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        'Über einen neuen Flederhund, Pteropus scapulatus, aus Neuholland' [in] Monatsbericht der Königlichen Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaft zu Berlin

      Berlin: Buchdruckerei der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften, August, 1862. Octavo, 2 plates, pp. numbered 545-577; an excellent copy in the original printed buff paper wrappers. Uncommon copy of the "monthly journal" of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin for August 1862, with the first notice of the Australian Little Red Flying Fox (Pteropus scapulatus Peters).The Academy was founded in 1700 but was revolutionised by Frederick the Great, who helped establish it as one of the great centres for scientific research. Among the interesting and diverse articles printed here is one by H.W. Peters on the Little Red Flying Fox, the smallest of its species and endemic from Shark Bay in Western Australia right around the top of Australia, and down the east coast to Victoria. This article is the first scientific notice of the species, based on a specimen gathered by Peters personally in Cape York. Peters did extensive fieldwork on the Australian mainland, and any number of species are named after him.Despite its Australian content, holdings of this journal in Australia are effectively non-existent.

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        WINE AND WINE COUNTRIES A Record and Manual for Wine Merchants and Wine Consumers

      London Hamilton Adams & Co 1862 - First edition. Original morocco grained olive cloth titled in gilt to the spine. A fine copy, bright and crisp and internally clean. Exceptionally well preserved. Fold out chart showing "Consumption of Wine from 1791 to June 30, 1861", to rear. Includes chapters on Port, Sherry, Madeira and Champagne, as well as the wines of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece and Australia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Mythologie du Rhin et les Contes de la Mère - Grand

      Hachette et Cie 1862 Grand in - 8 (242 x 169 mm), faux - titre, titre, 403 pp., demi - chagrin bleu marine, dos à quatre nerfs orné de caissons de filets or, plats de toile chagrinée assortie, filets à froid en encadrement, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Edition originale et premier tirage des compositions de Gustave Doré, gravées sur bois par Fagnon, Fournier, Sargent, etc. (Leblanc p. 301, CARTERET III, 529). (quelques petits défauts, rousseurs). / / Tall octavo (242 x 169 mm), half - title, title, 403 pp., dark blue half shagreen, spine tooled with gilt fillets, raised on four bands, matching cloth covers with blind fillets borders, gilt edges (contemporary binding). First edition, first printing of the illustrations by Gustave Doré, wood - engraved by Fagnon, Fournier, Sargent, etc. (Leblanc p. 301, Carteret III, 529). (some little defects, brownings).

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        Les Miserables

      Bruxelles (Brussels): Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of one of the world's most influential novels, exquisitely bound and in fine condition. "Ever since its publication in 1862, Les Miserables has remained one of the most widely read novels in the world... Indeed, its appearance was a unique phenomenon in the history of publishing, by the scope of its success among the elite as well as the people, national as well as international, with general readers as well as critics. In addition, dozens of film version- from France, the United States, Italy, Egypt, India, Japan, and the Soviet Union- have perpetuated the legendary quality of the book... Perhaps more than any other work of literature, Victor Hugo's novel has flourished as part of our international consciousness" (Kathryn M. Grossman, Hugo's Romantic Sublime).

 Bruxelles (Brussels): Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie, 1862. Octavo, late nineteenth-century three-quarter mottled polished calf, marbled boards, endpapers, and edges. Ten volumes (complete). Bound with all half-titles. A few minor scuffs to boards; text remarkably clean. A beautiful, fine set.

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        The Birds of Great Britain

      - London: Taylor and Francis for the author, [1862]-1873. 5 vols., large folio, 21 1/2 x 15 inches, t/p, dedication leaf, list of subscribers, list of plates (vol. I), t/p and list of plates (vols. II-V), 367 fine hand-colored lithographed plates with accompanying text, most heightened with gum-arabic, by Gould, Henry Constantine Richter, Joseph Wolf and William Hart, most lithographed by Richter and Hart, printed by Walter or Walter & Cohn, 2 wood-engraved illustrations. Contemporary full green crushed morocco gilt, backstrips lettered and paneled in gilt, gilt edges, unsigned but perhaps by Bickers and Son, London. The usual light foxing at front and back of every volume, plates very fresh and clean, no internal foxing or staining noted. A remarkably fine set. First (and only) edition, originally issued in parts and here sumptuously bound and virtually perfectly preserved, from a private collection in San Francisco. Gould remarked in his introduction that the hand-coloring involved about 280,000 applications of color, and that he had employed almost all the colorists in London to complete the work. "The most popular of all his works is always likely to be Birds of Great Britain" (Fine Bird Books p. 29). Ayer/Zimmer, p.261; Fine Bird Books, p.102; Nissen IVB 371; Sauer 23; Wood, p.365. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pressing Forward After His Costly Victory at Shiloh, Grant Orders General Hurlbut to Start Moving Towards Corinth

      Pittsburg [Landing, Tennessee] 1862 - Autograph Letter Signed as Commander of the Army of the Tennessee, to Stephen A. Hurlbut. "Head Quarters, Army of the Ten[nessee]," Pittsburg [Landing, Tennessee], April 29, 1862. 1 p., 7 3/4 x 10 in. While under blistering criticism for sustaining so many casualties at the Battle of Shiloh, Grant orders General Stephen Hurlbut to move his 4th division in preparation for the advance on Corinth, Mississippi. The next day, however, Halleck would relieve Grant of command of the Army of Tennessee while nominally promoting him to second-in-command of the Department of the Mississippi. Grant was left virtually powerless. While this order demonstrates Grant's intentions, Halleck moved so slowly that the Confederate army was allowed to escape. Complete TranscriptHead Quarters, Army of the TennPittsburg, April 29th 1862Gen. S.A. HurlbutComd.r 4th Div. Gen. Move your camp forward to-morrow taking ground in rear or to the right of the 2d Division. Take everything including sick if practicable. Such sick however as are not likely to be fit for duty within the next ten days may be left in your present camp, proper medical attendance being left with them. Make immediate arrangements to have and to keep on hand at at [sic] all times at least two hundred rounds of cartridges including those with regiments. Very Respectfully U.S. Grant Maj. Gen. ComHistorical BackgroundMajor General U.S. Grant found himself heavily criticized in the Northern press for the enormous losses incurred in the Battle of Shiloh on April 6-7, 1862. It was the bloodiest of the war to date with over 13,000 Union casualties including 1,754 killed, 8,408 wounded, and 2,885 captured or missing. The Confederacy suffered similar numbers of killed and wounded. Reporters, many far from the action, began spreading false rumors that Grant had been drunk and General Don Carlos Buell had taken charge during the battle.In any case, General Henry Halleck, Grant's immediate superior (who was already ill-disposed towards him), took away his command of the Army of Tennessee on April 29, 1862 and transferred it to George H. Thomas. Although Grant was technically second in command of the three armies assembled to advance on Corinth, Mississippi (an important Confederate railroad junction), he was essentially powerless. He later wrote: "For myself I was little more than an observer. Orders were sent direct to the right wing or reserve, ignoring me, and advances were made from one line of intrenchments [sic] to another without notifying me. My position was so embarrassing in fact that I made several applications during the siege to be relieved." (Grant, Memoirs, 224).Calls for Grant's removal flooded the White House, but Lincoln famously replied: "I can't spare this man-he fights." Halleck's humiliation convinced Grant that he should resign, but William T. Sherman intervened, convincing Grant to remain in the service.Halleck's plodding advance on Corinth helped Grant come back. "Old Brains" (as Halleck's men called him) moved so slowly and deliberately - a paltry 19 miles in 30 days - that he allowed the Confederate army to escape. War Department investigator Charles A. Dana, sent by Edwin Stanton to report on the debacle, interviewed Grant and told to Lincoln that he found the general "self-possessed and eager to make war." When Lincoln appointed Halleck General-in-Chief of all Union Armies in July 1862, he placed Grant back in command of the Army of Tennessee. In December 1862, Grant would begin the long process of capturing Vicksburg, Mississippi. He finally succeeded in July 1863: a key Union victory that would cement his reputation and lead to his appointment of Lieutenant-General.The present order may very well have been Grant's last prior to his practical demotion. A variant is published in the Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, (Vol. 5, 97-98), notably removing the word "Co[mmandin]g" from the signature.ProvenanceCharles Hamilton, October 8, 1964, Lot . (See website for full description)

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        Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz. In Verbindung mit Dr. Philippi, Dr. L. Pfeiffer und Dr. Dunker neu herausgegeben und vervollständigt. Die Gattungen Limnaeus, Amphipeplea, Chilina, Isidora und Physopsis.

      . Nürnberg, Bauer und Raspe (Ludwig Korn), 1862-[1863]. 4to. Title page, 77 pp., 12 finely hand-coloured plates. Original printed wrappers.l Rare part of the largest and longest-running malacological series, started by the German malacologist Heinrich Carl Küster (1807-1876, also the author of this part) in 1837 and abandoned in 1920. According to the front wrapper, this is the Limnaeacea, or Liefung I. 17. According to the collation given in "2400 years of Malacology" (Annex 2: p. 19) this is the complete part I(17)(b). It contains the descriptions and illustrations of the then known species of Lymnaeidae, including many that were new. Many of these were attributed to other authors, but are actually manuscript names and the true validations date from this work. Small label with the handwritten text "388/Bibliothek/Prof. A. Mousson" in the lower inner corner of the front wrapper verso. Johann Rudolf Albert Mousson(1805-1890) was a French-born, Swiss malacologist. Species described by him are included in this work. A very good, clean copy. Nissen ZBI, 2723..

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        Darstellung des Theissregulirungs-Unternehmens seit dem Beginne der Arbeiten im Jahre 1846 bis zum Schlusse des Jahres 1860 (Textband und Kartenmappe)

      Wien, K. K. Hof - und Staatsdruckerei, 1862.. Mit gefalteter farbiger lithographischer Karte. "Uebersichts-Karte des Theiss-Flusses" von Stephan Weiss in 16 Segmenten, auf Leinen im Format ca. 100 x 128 cm., Textband : 59 Seiten, goldgeprägter Original(?)-Leinenschuber und Textband, 31 x 24 cm bzw. 30,5 x 24 cm,. Einbände etwas angestaubt, sonst gut erhalten. Bibliographisch für mich nicht nachweisbar. Laut Untertitel "Auszug aus einem Berichte" an den Minister Josef Lasser von Zollheim (1814-1879). Florian Ritter von Pasetti war Vorstand des Strassen- und Wasserbau-Departements im K. K. Österreichischen Staatsministerium.

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        North America

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862. Second Edition. Folding map. viii, 467, [1], 8, ads; viii, 494, [1] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Original pebbled rose cloth. Inner hinge on Vol II splitting. Mudie ad. tipped on to back pastedown, some rubbing and fading, else Very Good. In open-faced slipcase.

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        Die botanischen Ergebnisse der Reise seiner Königl. Hoheit des Prinzen Waldemar von Preussen in den Jahren 1845 und 1846. Durch Dr. Werner Hoffmeister, Leibarzt seiner K. H., auf Ceylon, dem Himalaya und an den Grenzen von Tibet gesammelten Pflanzen beschrieben von Dr. Fr. Klotzsch und Dr. Aug. Garcke., Mit 100 lithographirten Tafeln.

      Verlag der Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R. Decker), Berlin 1862. 4 Bl. Titelei, Vorwort und Inhalt, 164 S. Text, 100 Lithographierte Tafeln. Original-Pappband 2° (ca. 36 x 28 cm), - Sehr seltenes botanisches Werk. Fabri 995. Weder Prinz Waldemar von Preußen (1817-1849) hat die Herausgabe des Bandes erlebt, noch Hoffmeister, der schon während der Reise als Zeuge des Ersten Sihk-Krieges getötet wurde. Auch Klotzsch, der einen großen Teil der Pflanzen bereits bestimmt hatte, verstarb noch während dieser Arbeit. So führte Garcke die Sache zu Ende. Die Pflanzen wurden in den Vorbergen des Himalaya (Kedarnath, Oberlauf des Ganges) und in Ober-Kunawar bis in tibetisches Gebiet um Shipki gesammelt. Dabei wurden 108 neue Arten entdeckt, von denen 28 in das Werk aufgenommen, beschrieben und gezeichnet worden sind. Diese sind entweder mit dem Namenszusatz "Hoffmeisteri" oder "Waldemarii" versehen worden (siehe Inhaltsverzeichnis). *Der vollständig vorhandene Verlagseinband mit der vollständigen Titelei ist leicht fleckig, an den Kapitalien etwas eingerissen und berieben. Die Ecken und Kanten sind teilweise leicht bestoßen und berieben. Der hintere Deckel ist mit Verlagswerbung bedruckt und stärker fleckig. Das Textpapier ist nur leicht stockfleckig, die Tafeln sind etwas stärker stockfleckig und teilweise wasserrandig. Wenige Tafeln mit leichten Randläsuren oder minimal eingerissen. Die Tafeln liegen lose bei, waren aber ursprünglich eingeklebt worden, eine Bindungsart, die bei dem Gewicht des Papiers nicht halten konnte. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4000

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        The Griffinage of the Hon Newman Strange An Indian Story, in Twenty-one Episodes, Each with a Chorus "as used in ye oldenne times to carrie on ye plotte," Intensify the Subject, and Elaborate each Successive Incident

      , London: Published by J. Hogarth, , 1862 , 21 mounted albumen print plates, with text to accompany

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        Catalogo di alcune fra le migliori e piu' recenti carte geografiche e topografiche. Turin and Florence, Giovanni Battista Maggi (colophon: Turin, Tipografia Moretti), [ca. 1862]. 8vo. With the title-page printed on the front wrapper and included in the page count (21, [1] pp.). Original printed title-wrappers.

      Not in ICCU; KVK/WorldCat; cf. Bibliotheca Ambrosiana D.25 (11 pp.); Bibliografia Italiana II, 2844 (4 pp.); Bottasso, Le edizioni Pomba 296; for Maggi: Tooley, Dict. of Mapmakers, p. 412. Unrecorded edition of one of the very rare stock lists of Giovanni Battista Maggi, an Italian publisher and trader of maps, who later became a famous photographer. He was the official supplier of books and maps to his majesty Victor Emanuel II of Italy, as indicated on the title-page: "provveditore di stampe di s[ua] m[aesta]". The catalogue contains a large number of maps of countries from all over the world, with a large selection of maps of Italy, but also notable selections of Germany, France, Asia, America and France. Apparently only a few of the maps were published by Maggi himself.One of the maps of Italy by Sagansan bears the date 1862, so the present stock list was probably issued around the same time, as is confirmed by several other maps, such as Andriveau Goujon's Carte physique et politique de l'Europe, which was published in 1860. At least two other equally scarce editions of Maggi's stock lists are known, one of 11 pages and one 4, but the dates of publication are unclear.Slightly dog-eared and wrappers with some minor spots. Otherwise a very good copy of this rare stock list, giving a good indication of the availability of maps in Italy ca. 1862.

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        The Lord Mayor of London: or, City Life in the Last Century . in three Volumes .

      London: Chapman and Hall . 1862. - 3 vols., 8vo., no half-titles as issued; original magenta wavy-grain cloth, blocked in blind, with the civic arms of a shield and crest in gilt on front covers, spines gilt, evenly sunned, otherwise a firm, bright copy.First edition. The Lord Mayor of London is set in the reign of George III, but Ainsworth's worthy Sir Gresham Lorimer embodies all the Victorian qualities of the industrious, honest citizen, risen from humble origins to the highest civic position. His wife adopts the exaggerated dress of the fashionable set with a 'lofty head-dress, which rose full three feet above her brows, and might have overbalanced a less substantially-built frame'; their children are introduced at court and members of the royal family appear as characters in the novel. Descriptions of society balls and city pageants alternate with accounts of low life and the activities of the money lenders of Moorfields.Locke, p. 43; Sadleir 19 (his spines faded too, a common occurrence with this colour); Wolff 58 (who notes that 'this is the Ainsworth 3-decker that I waited longest for'). Language: English

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        Certificate of Jury Service

      1862 - Single Sheet, written both sides. 19 X 12.7 cm. Signed by two governors of Nevada, one of whom was also the first governor of Alaska. This is a voucher for payment as a juror in the famous murder of Sheriff Blackburn by William Mayfield. Some consider it the most exciting murder case in the history of Nevada. Gov. James W. Nye was born in DeRuyter, New York, he attended the common schools and Homer Academy in Homer, New York; he studied law in Troy, New York, was admitted to the bar, and practiced in Madison County. Nye was district attorney in 1839 and served as judge of Madison County from 1840 to 1848. He was an unsuccessful Free-Soiler candidate for election to the Thirtieth Congress in 1846, and was first president of New York City's Metropolitan Board of Police, holding that position from 1857 to 1860. In 1861, Nye was appointed by President Abraham Lincoln as Governor of the newly created Nevada Territory; upon the admission of Nevada as a state into the Union in 1864, he was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate; he was reelected in 1867 and served from December 16, 1864 to March 4, 1873. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection. While in the Senate, Nye was chairman of the Committee on Enrolled Bills (Thirty-ninth Congress) and a member of the Committees on Revolutionary Claims (Fortieth Congress) and Territories (Forty-first Congress). Mark Twain was briefly Senator Nye's secretary. In Sketches Old and New he gives an account of their parting, which occurred after Twain supposedly wrote ridiculous letters to constituents, following the Senator's orders not to address controversial issues. Gov. John H. Kinkead was an American businessman and politician who served as the third Governor of Nevada and the first Governor of the District of Alaska. Spending most of his life in the dry goods business, he was also Treasurer of Nevada Territory, a member of the Nevada Constitutional convention, and the first United States official to hold office in Alaska. P.G. Childs was a '49er who came to Nevada Territory as a pack train trader, but was from the same central New York State region as Gov. Nye. H.G. Haskell was a property owner in Carson City who operated a sawmill in Clear Creek Canyon south of Carson City. [Loc.: E 979.3]

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        Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg ( Bd. I: Die Grafschaft Ruppin etc.)

      Hertz, Berlin 1862 - Erste Ausgabe ( WG 11 ). Erster Band der von 1862 bis 1882 erschienenen " Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg ". XI, 475 Seiten, Leineneinband ( möglicherweise unter Verwendung des Originaleinbands ) mit Leinwandrückenschildchen. Inhalt: Die Grafschaft Ruppin - Der Barnim - Der Teltow - Anmerkungen. Der unschöne berieben und etwas bestoßen, Einbandrücken stark (!) fleckig. Innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, gelegentlich auch stärker. Erste Seiten mit kleinem Fleck im oberen Bereich. Buchschnitt etwas fleckig. Insgesamt ein wenig schönes, aber seltenes Exemplar dieser ersten Veröffentlichung von Th.Fontanes Hauptwerk. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "News by Telegraph"

      [Rockland, Maine: Rockland Gazette], 1862. Printed broadside in three columns. 13 x 9-1/4 in. Old folds, else fine. Unrecorded Broadside Broadside reporting events of the Civil War, including the surrender of Fort Macon, N.C., General Butler's advance on New Orleans, and an unfounded report on the fall of Wilmington (it would not be captured until 1865). The remainder of the broadside concerns gardening and farming matters. Attributed to the Rockland [Maine] Gazette based on the similarity to the type faces and layout of the 1861 Rockalnd Gazette broadside "Important News by Telegraph." There is also news here from Buckfield and Gorham, Maine and news of Major Lothrop of Leeds, Maine.

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        The Lower St. Lawrence, or Quebec to Halifax via Gaspé and Pictou. To which is appended Mr. Wood's Description of the River Saguenay also Legends of the St. Lawrence and All about Fishing, &c &c

      Quebec: Printed at the "Mercury" Office, 1862. First edition. 3 woodcut illustrations by John Henry Walker, the eminent Canadian illustrator and engraver. Pp. 122 including frontispiece and 8 pages of advertisements (dated May 22, 1862, mostly for train or steamboat travel,) in the pagination, folding map (9 1/2 x 5 inches, creased, soiling along outer edge, trimming of lower margin affecting imprint). 1 vols. Sm. 8vo. Original rose cloth, stamped in blind with all-over wavy pattern, covers with ruled borders, floral cornerpieces, inset cloth label in upper cover with title within gilt ruled border. Some chipping of lower spine, darkening or light discoloration, a few stains on cloth, endpapers browned, else a very good copy with the signature of T. W. Baldwin, Quebec '66. Salmon Fishing in Quebec RARE. Contains G. T. Cary's "County Seats on the Shores of the St. Lawrence Round Quebec" and Sir James McPherson LeMoine's "the Legendary Lore of the St. Lawrence." Sir James MacPherson LeMoine (1825-1912) noted Canadian author, published several works on Quebec and the lower St. Lawrence. He is best known for his publication "Maple Leaves" a series of miscellanies published from 1863-1906. The Cary family founded the Quebec "Mercury" in 1805 and it remained in the family for three generations.

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        ALBUM ou COLLECTION COMPLETE ET HISTORIQUE DES COSTUMES DE LA COUR DE ROME. Des ordres monastiques, religieux et militaires et des Congregations seculieres des deux Sexes

      Silvestre, 1862, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket, SecondText in French. Rudolph Valentino bookplate attached, front pastedown. Blue buckram binding very sound, boards lightly rubbed, mild edgewear/corner wear. Foxing throughout but no markings to text or color plates. 80 color plates. Small tear to bottom edge of single page and small tape-repaired tear to bottom of single page, both near back of book.

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        Crush-paper copy of book of his correspondence from Sept. 1862 to July 1865 (c. 600 letters)

      Colmar, 1862-1865. Unique Manuscript Archive of his Scientific Thought Hirn, Gustave Adolfe (1815-90). Album containing crush-paper copies of ca. 600 A.Ls.s. and Ls.s. written between 13 Sept. 1862 and 9 July 1865. [Colmar, 1862-65]. 280 x 222 mm. Original cloth, suede backstrip with cloth label, paper label on front cover, worn at edges, corners & spine. One or two small tears, otherwise very good internally.Hirn, a civil engineer, was one of the first to investigate the phenomena of the steam engine, and he made several fundamental contributions to mechanics and thermodynamics, including his Exposition analytique et experimentale de la theorie mecanique de la chaleur (1862), one of the first systematic treatises on thermodynamics. The album we are offering contains crush-paper copies of ca. 600 letters that Hirn wrote between 1862 and 1865, shortly after the publication of his Exposition analytique (the crush-paper method of letter duplication involved pressing a freshly written letter against special absorbent paper; only one such copy could be made, so that our album is unique). The album almost certainly represents the most complete manuscript archive of Hirn's scientific thought and activity during this time, since the original letters duplicated here were sent to a number of different recipients, and many have probably not survived. Among the letters are several written to Francois Napoleon Marie Moigno (1804-84), the eminent Jesuit mathematician and physicist; one of most interesting of these is Hirn's letter to Moigno of 16 February 1864, containing a long and detailed discussion, intended for publication, of the thermodynamic principles of Rudolf Clausius (1822-88). Clausius's name appears numerous times in Hirn's correspondence, along with those of physicist Leon Foucault (1819-68) and chemist Henri Estienne St. Claire Deville (1818-81). Another letter, of 13 December 1862, is to Charles X. Thomas, inventor of the first commercially successful calculator; Hirn thanked Thomas (also a native of Colmar) for the receipt of his 16-digit Thomas Arithmometer, which Hirn used daily in his "laborious calculations in physics and mechanics." Hirn was impressed enough with the Thomas de Colmar Arithmometer that he published a paper on it the following year ("Notice sur l'utilite de l'arithmometre et de l'hydrostat," Annales du genie civil, 2nd part, 2 [1863]: 113-17; 152-64), which included "an exposition of advanced techniques which extended the arithmometer's reach beyond the apparent restrictions of the four basic arithmetical rules" (Johnston).Other letters in the album relate to Hirn's interests in climatology and meteorology, or to his business activities as director of the mechanical department of the mill he managed jointly with his brother-it was his connection with this mill that first led Hirn to investigate the mechanics of heat. Time has permitted us to make only a cursory examination of this unique album; a thorough study will surely reveal other letters of equal or greater interest. Wheeler Gift for Moigno. Aspray et al., Computing before Computers, p. 50 (Thomas). Johnston, "Making the Arithmometer Count" (internet reference).

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        La Très Sainte Vierge Marie - Proposée Comme Modèle Aux Femmes et Aux Filles Chréiennes - Traduction Faite Sur La 4em Édition Allemande Par l' abbé ph. Reinhard

      Librairie Catholique De Perisse, Paris Lyon 1862 - 493 pages en format 10.5 - 18 cm - reliure rigide en pelin cuir chagrin avec quatre nervures et titre en dorure - tranches dorées - TBE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Svensk pharmaceutisk bibliographi, utgörande original-arbeten, dels berörande det pharmaceutiska yrket, dels af pharmakognostiskt, pharmakodynamiskt och pharmakokemiskt innehåll. (Aftryck ur Pharmaceutisk tidskrift.) [Swedish pharmaceutical bibliography]. + Svensk farmaceutisk bibliografi (1862-1892). Fortsättning af d:r m.m. N. P. Hambergs uppsats i samma ämne. (Aftryck ur Pharmaceutisk tidskrift.) [Swedish pharmaceutical bibliography (1862-1892)].

      1862 - Stockholm, Hörbergska boktryckeriet, 1862. 8:o. (2),46 pp.+ Stockholm, Central-tryckeriet, 1893. 16 pp.Elegant brown morocco binding with raised bands and gilt bookstamp of the Swedish bibliophile Gustaf Bernström on front cover, edges sprinkled red. Original wrappers preserved, the first with library stamp. Interleaved copies. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 1905 and 1906. Nordin's work also contains some additions to Hamberg's. The standard bibliographies on Swedish pharmacological literature up until 1892. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FIGHTING IN THE WOODS. KEARNEY's DIVISION REPULSING THE ENEMY. MONDAY JUNE 30th 1862. Copied by Chapin from a sketch on the spot by A. Waud [manuscript title]

      [Glendale, Va. ca. July 1862].. Pencil sketch, 7 x 9 1/4 inches. With a printed leaf from HARPER'S WEEKLY. Minor soiling and wear. Near fine. Pencil sketch depicting a skirmish in the woods during the Battle of Glendale, part of McClellan's failed offensive on Richmond. In the article which accompanied the published version of this image, Waud wrote, "A majority of the battles so far have been of this description, usually termed bushwhacking - very deadly, but hardly affording a chance for a display of tactics. For the rest, the picture describes itself, and gives a good idea of what our soldiers have to stand up to in the Virginia swamps and woods." The leaf from HARPER'S WEEKLY in which the finished image appeared accompanies the sketch. John R. Chapin (1827-1907) was a Rhode Island native who worked as an artist for HARPER'S MAGAZINE. During the Civil War, he copied several rough sketches sent to him from the battlefield by Alfred Waud (1828-91). Waud also worked as a full-time newspaper artist and correspondent during the Civil War, working for the NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS and then moving to HARPER'S WEEKLY in late 1861.

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        Aventures du Baron de Münchhausen

      Paris: Charles Furne, 1862. - Outrageous - But Very Humorous 'Tall' TalesThe First Edition Illustrated by Gustave DoréDORÉ, Gustave, Illustrator. [RASPE, Rudolph Erich]. Aventures du Baron de Münchhausen. Traduction Nouvelle par Théophile Gautier Fils. Illustrées par Gustave Doré. Paris: Charles Furne, [1862]. First edition with the Doré illustrations. Large-Paper Copy.Folio (12 1/2 x 9 inches; 317 x 225 mm.). 238 pp. Frontispiece and thirty-one full-page plates included in pagination. One hundred and twenty-six smaller woodcut illustrations in the text.Publisher's red cloth, covers and spine pictorially stamped in gilt, yellow coated end-papers. Slight wear to spine ends otherwise a near fine copy."No other illustrator ever came close to matching Dore's versatility. He went from horror to fairy tales to fine-art lithographs to comic adventure. This marked his third new publisher of 1862 - J. Hetzel, Goupil, and now Charles Furne. This quarto was a bargain 20 fr. containing 32 full-page plates and 126 vignettes. There have been about 100 editions of these lighthearted illustrations in French, English, Dutch, German, Portuguese Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Ukranian, Yiddish, Hebrew, Latvian, Polish and Bulgarian. While most English editions list Gottfried Auguste Burger as the author, most French editions list only Theophile Gautier as translator, and many other countries list no author at all. The early French editions are about 9 x 13 and undated, but the first edition can be determined by the publisher name Charles Furne by itself, while the reprint editions list the publisher as Furne/Jouvet." Dan Malan. Gustave Doré - Adrift on Dreams of Spendor, p.63.Baron Munchausen (German: Münchhausen) is a fictional German nobleman in literature and film, loosely based on a real baron, Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, Freiherr von Münchhausen; 11 May 1720 – 22 February 1797).The real-life Münchhausen became a minor celebrity for telling outrageous tall tales based on his military service in the Russo-Turkish War. After hearing some of Münchhausen's stories, the writer Rudolf Erich Raspe adapted them into an anonymously published English-language volume about a fictional "Baron Munchausen." The book was subsequently translated back into German and expanded by the poet Gottfried August Bürger. The real-life Münchhausen was deeply upset at the development of a fictional character bearing his name.Raspe's book was a major international success, and versions of the fictional Baron have appeared on stage, screen, radio, and television. In addition, three medical conditions (Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, and Munchausen by Internet) and a logical problem (the Münchhausen Trilemma) are named after the character.Nigel Gosling, Gustave Doré, p. 21; Dan Malan. Gustave Doré - Adrift on Dreams of Spendor, p.63. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Walks in the Way of Old Weever! In Divers Small Books. WITH: "Sundry Slips of Yew, set to the Memory of Divers Citizens of London. Inscriptions from Church-Yard Tombs" (1864). WITH: "A Basket of Bright Berries from the Yew Trees of Paradise" (1864)

      London: Rochester Press ("Set-up, and Imprinted, in Leisure-time, by Edwin Roffe"), 1862. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. Bound in contemporary dark brown quarter calf over patterned brown cloth, gilt spine title and urns. VERY GOOD CONDITION (endpapers spotted, minor wear to binding extremities); an attractive copy of a charming and unique book. Small 4to. (6.75" x 8.5"). 4ff., 11 + 21 + 7 + 3 + 3 + 7 + 13 pp. Illustrated throughout with line engraved by Roffe. ADDED: 11 pp. ("Sundry Slips") + 6 pp. ("Basket of Bright Berries") PRIVATELY PRINTED BOOK OF FUNERAL INSCRIPTIONS, LIMITED TO JUST 16 (SIXTEEN) COPIES, "set-up, and Imprinted, in Leisure-time, by Edwin Roffe". A rather eccentric and extraordinary romp, based on John Weever's 1631 book "Ancient Funerall Monuments." It consists of no less than 7 short books, issued together, recounting various travels through graveyards, by graveyards, or just thinking about old friends who are in graveyards. BOUND WITH OUR COPY ARE TWO ADDITIONAL BOOKLETS (both limited to just 16 copies): "Sundry Slips of Yew, set to the Memory of Divers Citizens of London. Inscriptions from Church-Yard Tombs" (1864), 11 pp. NOT IN DOBELL; OCLC lists only 2 copies worldwide (none in America). WITH: "A Basket of Bright Berries from the Yew Trees of Paradise" (1864), 6 pp. NOT IN DOBELL; NOT IN OCLC. Roffe's "Walks in the Way of Old Weever" contains a number of funeral inscriptions, "copied by Mr. Roffe from the original monuments. He named his work as above, in veneration of the memory of Weever, the author of 'Ancient Funerall Monuments.' Mr. Roffe's book contains many curious and interesting epitaphs, with notes upon their peculiarities, and upon the person commemorated. The collector tells us that his book contains only a small portion of the many inscriptions he had gathered together, all of which he had once hoped to preserve in print" (Bertram Dobell, Catalogue of Books printed for Private Circulation, 1906, p. 155). Roffe, an antiquarian, printer and engraver, was not ridiculing Weever herein, but was obviously enjoying his playful emulations of the 17th century "connoisseur of graveyards, tobacco-enthusiast, sycophant, satirist, dwarf (and) penner of dirty ditties" (Ian Wright). It is not only the text, but Roffe's typographical style, flourishes and enthusiasm, which seems to gently mock other, more serious Victorian books of the period, and all one can say in the end is that the entire production is an outstanding example of the truly Private Press. Other similar efforts by Roffe (all privately printed by him and limited to 16 copies) include "British Monumental Inscriptions; gathered occasionally, from divers Churchyards" (1859-1861) and "The Tomb Seeker. Funeral Records" (1863); OCLC lists only a handful of copies in this hemisphere. Our copy appears to be the only one in private ownership.

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        The Common Kestrel "Tinnunculus Alaudarius

      Natural History: London. Printed for the author by Taylor and Francis. 1862-1873. Original hand-coloured lithograph of the Common Kestrel from John Gould's "Birds of Great Britain " Volume 1; Plate 21. The plate shows the Kestrel perched on a pine branch with his mate behind, another hovers in the sky. Bright & good. John Gould (1804- 1881) Ornithologist, first trained as a taxidermist, opening a business in London in 1824. In 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the Museum of the Zoological Society of London; there he oversaw the collection of birds from Himalaya which led to his first published work "A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains" [ 1830-32]. Throughout his life he eventually published 41 volumes with approximately 3000 plates. covering birds of Europe, Great Britain, Asia, Australia and Papua New Guinea. The works were published in livraisons, by pre-paid subscrption, each part cost three guineas. In the early works he was aided in the creation of the plates by his wife Elizabeth Gould, Edward Lear and others. Gould died in February 1881 having completed the first 12 parts of " The Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands, including many new species recently discovered in Australia. " As the title suggests he intended the work to supplement the "Birds of Australia" with the newly discovered species. The University of Glasgow, which owns a copy of Birds of Great Britain, describes John Gould as "the greatest figure in bird illustration after Audubon". Gould had already published some of the illustrations in" Birds of Europe", but "Birds of Great Britain "represents a development of his aesthetic style in which he adds illustrations of nests and young on a large scale. Gould published the book himself, producing 750 copies, Issued in London in 25 parts, to make the complete set, between 1863 and 1873, and each set contained 367 coloured lithographs. Gould undertook an ornithological tour of Scandinavia in 1856, in preparation for the work, taking with him the artist Henry Wolf. The majority of the sketches were drawn from newly killed specimens capturing the distinctiveness of each species. Gould then oversaw the process whereby his artists worked the sketches up into the finished drawings, which were lithographed by William Hart. The lithographs were hand coloured, and, in writing the introduction for the work, Gould states "every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty thousand illustrations in the present work have been so treated, it will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought." The work gathered critical acclaim: according to Mullens and Swann, Birds of Great Britain is "the most sumptuous and costly of British bird books", whilst Wood describes it as "a magnificent work". Isabella Tree writes that it "was seen - perhaps partly because its subject was British, as the culmination of [his] ... genius". Anker p. 60; "Fine Bird Books"; Nissen 372; Sauer 23; Natural History John Gould, Great Britain Common Kestrel Tinnunculus Alaudarius

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