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        Nomenclator Fungorum exhibens ordine alphabetico nomina tam generica quam specifica ac synonyma a scriptoribus de scientia botanica fungis imposita.

      Vindobonae, C. Gorischek, 1862. Royal-8vo. pp. viii, 735, (1). Later half cloth. First edition. "Taxonomists have always been great compilers. The first compilation of generic and specific names of fungi, both accepted names and synonyms, was that by Wesceslao M. Streinz in his 'Nomenclator fungorum' of 1862" (Ainsworth p. 280).//Stafleu & Cowan 13.258.

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        Trichopilia crispa marginata

      [London].. [ 1862-1865].. Hand colored lithograph, image approximately 11 1/2 x 11 inches on sheet size 18 x 13 inches. A couple of faint marks to lower margin (outside image area); very good, bright condition. Plate V. An exquisite image of this orchid likely from the publication by Robert Warner and Benjamin Williams "Select Orchidaceous Plants." This work was designed to highlight some of the most beautiful of the cultivated orchids available to the amateur at a time when the orchid fever was just taking hold in England. The image was drawn and lithographed by J. Andrews and printed by the firm of Vincent, Brooks. .

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        Les Miserables Five Volume Set

      New York: Carleton, Publisher. 1862. First American Edition. Hardcover. Original publisher's brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spines. Chipping to spines, old faint dampstains to cloth on three volumes, mild scattered foxing, some leaves folded at corner, short closed tear to the rear pastedown endpaper of one volume. A good+ set. ; Octavo .

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        L'expédition de Chine,

      P., Michel Lévy Frères 1862, - in-8, 318 pp., orné de 4 plans et cartes dépliants, dont un grand plan de Pékin, reliure demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés. Même si le lieutenant-colonel Dupin utilisa un nom d'emprunt pour publier ses souvenirs de la campagne de Chine, l'ouvrage lui attira quelques ennuis dus à la diffusion d'informations que seul il pouvait détenir. "Dupin est en quelque sorte le mouton noir de l'expédition de Chine. Il aura également d'autres ennuis à son retour de Chine d'où il ramena de nombreux trésors provenant du pillage du Palais d'Eté. Il les mit en vente à Drouot en 1862, ce qui lui valut une mesure disciplinaire." (Brizay, Le sac du Palais d'Eté, p.472). Exemplaire sans rousseurs. Petite déchirure sans manque en coiffe, mors frottés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Breath of Life or mal-Respiration. and its effects upon enjoyments & life of man. (manu-graph).

      - London, Trubner 1862. Octavo publisher's printed boards (marked, rebacked); 75pp, illustrations by Catlin through the text. A used but thoroughly decent copy. First English and best edition; the New York edition of 1861 and the later editions (titled 'Shut Your Mouth and Save Your Life') are printed letterpress and don't have the charm of this lithographed facsimile of manuscript. Catlin's gift to the civilized world is simple to enunciate - sleep with your mouth shut. The theory and practice are little more complex but the benefits are astounding: no more premature death, death of children; no more idiots, lunatics, deaf, dumb, or hunchbacks. This "most important motto which human language can convey" was learned from example during his years of ethnographic labours among some 150 tribes of "wild people" in North and South America. He doesn't ignore, though, the evidence that the exemplary sanitary habits of these people gave them no protection against small-pox and whiskey.

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        Boswell's introduction to Dr. Johnson

      Moore, London 1862 - An important, rare Johnsonia.A large, fanciful mezzotint of the first meeting of James Boswell and Dr. Samuel Johnson. They stand in a comfortable panelled dining room, Boswell bows low, hat in hand, while Johnson leans over the back of a chair, hand held out. Johnson's usual circle of friends are seated around the table, wineglasses in hand. The Irish painter Eyre Crowe (1824 - 1910), was a cousin of the novelist W. M. Thackeray. He settled in London with his family in 1844, specialising in historical and genre scenes., Image Size : , Platemark Size : 624x780 (mm), 24.5x30.75 (Inches), Paper Size : 760x940 (mm), 29.875x37 (Inches), Black & White, Mezzotint

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        Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America.

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, . Second edition. 1862 - Pp. viii, 298; 50 splendid hand-colored lithographic plates. Later one-half black morocco leather, spine with 5 raised bands, lettered in gilt on two compartments and decorated with gilt rectangular patterns highlighted with small feathers in the remaining 4 compartments, over green marbled boards with matching green marbled endpapers, lg 8vo (10.75 x 7.5 inches). This is the second edition of John Cassin's beautifully illustrated work on Western birds. The volume features 50 brilliant hand-colored lithographic plates, including many of species discovered after Audubon's Birds and intended to supplement that great work. "In the spring of 1845, John James Audubon, North America's most widely-celebrated naturalist and best-known painter of birds, met for the first and last time the inconspicuous academic who would eventually succeed him as the dean of American ornithologists - John Cassin" (Peck, I-3). "Probably no other ornithologist of his day had such a knowledge of the literature of the subject" (DAB). Cassin's Birds of California is among the most significant and earliest books "representative of the era of western expansion of American ornithology" (Ellis and Mengel). The work was originally published in ten parts between 1852 and 1855 and contains full-page plates and detailed descriptions of 50 species of birds "not given by former American authors." It also includes a "general synopsis of North American Ornithology," in which Cassin compares American birds with species from elsewhere around the world. "No American had ever offered such a comprehensive analysis" (Peck, I-7). The plates for Cassin were made from drawings by G.G. White and executed along the same lines as Audubon's, both the lithographer, William Hitchcock, and the printer, J.T. Bowen, having worked extensively on Audubon's Birds and on the Quadrupeds as well. This description was modified after a similar description used in the past by Bauman Rare Books. For bibliographic notes see also Anker 92, Zimmer, 124, Nissen 173 and Sabin 11369. Small bookplate on the front endpaper labeled: Ex KEK libris. No other ownership marks and no signs of use. A hint of soiling in the outer margins of two plates with no effect to the color images; a truly spectacular copy in fine condition in a fine binding.

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        Cuadro descriptivo y comparativo de las lenguas ind?genas de M?xico. M?xico

      Mexico City: Imprenta de Andre Escalante, 1862 Volume 1 only. lii+395+[4] pages. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") rebound in red leather with gilt lettering to spine. 1st edition.Pimentel's work on linguistic classification in Mexico, unlike that of Orozco y Berra, was as up to date as that of any of his North American contemporaries. The second edition of Pimentel (1874) had considerable influence on subsequent opinion concerning the classification of native languages in Mexico and Mesoamerica generally, and his work was heeded by Powell and other scholars in North America. Pimentel claimed to be "the first to present a scientific classification of Mexican Indian languages based on comparative philology". He proposed several families that were accurate (as well as a few that were not so accurate), including Uto-Aztecan with nine subgroup members; Costeno with Mutsun; Mixe with Zoque; Mixtec, Zapoteco. Pimentel was relatively successful in his attempt to establish family relationships. Interestingly, his methods were those standard in European linguistic studies; in particular, he emphasized grammatical evidence but also utilized basic vocabulary. Although Pimentel favored grammatical evidence, he rejected the generally held notion of the time, maintained by most scholars since Duponeau, that all American Indian languages share the same morphological type.Condition:Tape repair to half title, rebound and trimmed else a very good copy.

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        To His Friend Dr Henry C Wigg : Light In The Window. Ballad. Sung By Madame Sainton-Dolby

      Boosey & Sons, London - Signed by person(s) connected with book. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [1862]. Signed & Initialled by Dolby. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 6647004. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Terra-Cotta's uit het Museum van Oudheden te Leiden. Met X Platen in kleurdruk.

      Leyde, T. Hooiberg et Zoon 1862 - in-folio, IV-28 pp. de texte, avec 10 planches en chromolithographie, demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Rare. Originaire d'une famille de pasteurs, Janssen (1806-1869) avait vu sa vocation archéologique naître en 1832 lorsqu'il effectua une visite au village allemand de Pfalzdorf un jour où les paysans exhumaient des vestiges romains. Sa première monographie concerne ces découvertes rhénanes. Il devint ultérieurement (en 1840) le conservateur du Musée national des antiquités de Leyde. Aucun exemplaire au CCF.

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        Die Klassen und Ordnungen der Weichthiere (Malacozoa) wissenschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. Dritter Band erste & zweite Abtheilung: Kopflose Weichthiere (Malacozoa Acephala) & Kopftragende Weichthiere (Malacozoa cephalophora).

      Leipzig & Heidelberg, Winter, 1862-1866. Royal-8vo. pp. 1500, with 136 plates and 136 figures in the text. Contemporary half calf, gilt spines. Nissen ZBI, 591. The complete third volume dealing with mollusca.

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        Contes et Nouvelles en Vers

      Leclere fils, Éditeur. Paris 1862 - Paris, Leclere fils, 1862, 2 vol. in-8,(2)-208pp.-(1); (2)-210pp.-(1).Maroquin vert, Tirage à 100 exemplaires numérotés (Ex. 87). Illustré de 21 vignettes en tête de page, gravées par Duplessis-Bertaux; exlibris s.XIX, Julien Felix; excellent exemplaire très bien relié; manque pag. 103-104 du premier tome. Nº de ref. de la librería 014022 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Archaeopterix lithographica

      1862. Meyer, Hermann von (1801-69). Archaeopteryx lithographica aus dem lithographischen Schiefer von Solenhofen. Offprint or extract from an unidentified periodical [Jahrbuch für Mineralogie?], vol. 10 [1861?]: 53-56. Lithographed plate. Loose in paper wrappers, a bit chipped, title in ms. on front wrapper. Very good.First Edition, and very rare . This is the first copy we have handled in more than 40 years of trading. In 1861 von Meyer, one of the most distinguished 19th-century paleontologists, became the first to describe and name the prehistoric bird Archaeopterix lithographica, fossils of which had recently been discovered in the Jurassic limestone near Solenhofen in Bavaria. Archaeopteryx is the earliest known bird to date, and its fossils represent the first evidence of feathers on Earth. Archaeopteryx has often been considered a link between birds and dinosaurs, since it possesses both avian and dinosaur characteristics.Von Meyer's first informal description of Archaeopteryx, published in an earlier unillustrated paper, was based on a fossil of a single feather. Later that same year a partial fossil skeleton was found bearing excellent impressions of wing and tail feathers, which von Meyer cited in the present paper, identifying it positively as the remains of an ancient bird and proposing the species name Archaeopteryx lithographica, by which it is still known.

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        On the coagulation of the blood (pp.580-611, 6 Abb.).

      . Proc. roy. Soc., 12 (1862) - London, Taylor and Francis, 1863, 8°, XI, (1), LXVI, 731, (1) pp., Abb., 2 Taf., Halbleinenband.. First Edition! - "In his Croonian Lecture Lister exploded the theory that blood coagulation is due to ammonia and showed that, in the blood vessels, it depends upon their injury. He further showed that by carrying out the strictest precautions he could keep blood free from putrefaction indefinitely, thus supporting his theory that bateria were the cuase of wound suppuration." G/M - - The Intrinsic Pathway of Thrombin Formation - "Why does the blood circulating in the vessels not coagulate?" asked T.W. Jones (Observations on some points in the antomy, physiology, and pathology of the blood) in 1842, a question that today still has no satisfactory answer. Before the role of tissue thromboplastin was appreciated, no one doubted that clotting was an intrinsic property of blood. Rather, the focus of attention was upon how clotting was held in check within the blood vessels and was only brought into play when blood was shed. - When John Hunter (A Treatiseon the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-Shot Wounds (1817)) reported that blood clotted most readily "round the edge of the dish which it contained," he clearly did not grasp the implications of this observation. In 1863, Lister embarked upon experiments that were designed to examine the idea that clotting was due to the liberation of ammonia. Almost incidentally, he made the important discovery that blood remained partially fluid for several hours in a vulcanized India-rubber tube but clotted promptly in an ordinary cup. He concluded that coagulation came about from the contact of blood with some-but not all-foreign surfaces and that blood remained fluid within our vessels as the passive consequence of the noncoagulant nature of their linings. Lister's conclusions were supported by Freund (Ein Beitrag zur Blutgerinnung (1886), who found that clotting was retarded when blood flowing from an artery was collected in tubes lined with oil or vaseline, results similar to earlier experiments by Babington (Some considerations with respect to the blood founded on one or two very simple experiments on that fluid. Thus, a century after Hewson had begun the scientific study of coagulation, the thesis seemed well established that circulating blood was fluid because it did not come into contact with agents that could initiate the clotting process." Maxwell M. Wintrobe, Blood, Pure and Eloquent, pp.619-620 - - Garrison & Morton No. 871

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        THE EXPERIENCE OF A SLAVE IN SOUTH CAROLINA

      London: Printed By Passmore & Alabaster. Very Good/No dust jacket. 1862. First Edition. Hardback. 12mo pp. vi, 48, title page with engraved vignette of galloping horse and rider, engraved illustration to reverse of title page, vignette of a slave in chains to the last page. Original textured plum-coloured cloth with blind stamped decoration to boards and gilt title to front board. Binding, good with a little general wear and a little rubbing to extremities, most significant fault is fading to the spine and edges of the boards. Contents clean and tight, original yellow end-papers with neat contemporary signature (of previous owner) to front paste-down, a little general reading wear, slight wear to gutter of first few pages. A very good original copy of this rare, but important work on American slavery. .

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        The Private Diary of Richard, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, K.G. In Three Volumes

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, Successors to Henry Colburn. 1862. First. :First edition. Three volumes. 320; 322; 300pp. Frontispiece portrait. Octavos. Publisher's cloth gilt. Tears along the edges of two spines, modest edgewear, some foxing, still a handsome, very good set. Bookplate in each volume of William Arthur, Sixth Duke of Portland, K.G. .

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        The Life of J. M. W. Turner, R. A. ; Founded on Letters and Papers Furnished by His Friends and Fellow Academicians - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, Hurst And Blackett, 1862, Hardback, First EditionBoth volumes finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 0 pages; Description: 2 v. Front. , plates, ports. 22 cm. Subjects: Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William) , 1775-1851. Appendix: A complete catalogue of all Turner's engraved works. --Catalogue of all the pictures exhibited by Turner in the Royal academy and British institution. Between the years 1787 and 1850.--Catalogue of pictures given by Turner.....

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        The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

      London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts 1859-, 1862. Eight volumes, octavo, marbled endpapers, some light foxing, crisp overall; full polished calf, spines with red and green morocco labels and raised bands, ornately gilt, marbled edges. An attractive mixed set of Catherine Macaulay's History of England.Macaulay (1731-1791), who was known as 'Lord Macaulay' at the time by some of her readers, wrote her History in the years following her first husband's death. Macaulay, not related to Thomas Babington Macaulay. was known as a staunch republican. Macaulay depended largely on primary source material which is quite unusual for the time. Although a popular work in England when it was released and later in America, Macaulay's life was somewhat affected by her scandalous reputation marrying her second husband at 47 (26 years her junior). As a result Macaulay's work has at times, been overlooked. Mary Wollstonecraft, in her Vindication of the Rights of Women, speaks of her as "the woman of the greatest abilities that this country has ever produced, endowed with a sound judgment, and writing with sober energy and argumentative closeness". Justly, Macaulay is now considered one of the first noteworthy and influential female English Historians.A very good set in handsome matching bindings.

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        Atlas of Pathological Anatomy Illustrative of A Clinical Treatise of Diseases of the Liver. Parts I and II

      Brunswick and London: Frederick Vieweg and Son; Williams and Norgate. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed and darkened. Both Parts with upper board cracked at inner hinge. Browning to text pages and dust soiling to page ends. Illustrations bright and overall VG. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. 1862. Second Corrected Edition in English. Brown board cover with laid on title. 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 20pp + plates; 23pp + plates. Part I with 12 tissue guarded coloured steel -plates; Part II with 14 tissue guarded coloured steel-plates. .

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        A Practical Treatise on the Law Relating to the Duties of Railway Companies, As Carriers of Passengers and Goods [etc.]. Not in Ottley

      London: Shaw and Sons, Fetter Lane, Law Printers and Publishers, 1862. Original green cloth, paper label (partly defective), a bit rubbed and definite pencilling, light browning, else a good copy; uncommon, 3 copies in OCLC Only edition of the first treatise devoted principally to the railways' obligations as common carriers, both as to goods and to passengers, the diverging standards still evolving as the British railway industry exploded in size at mid-century

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        Etudes Sur L'Astronomie Indienne Et Sur L'Astronomie Chinoise

      Paris : M. Levy Freres 1862 - Octavo. lv, 398 p., 3 folding pl. Bound in contemporary quarter black Moroccan leather. Gilt lettering to spine. 5 raised bands. Marbled boards. Speckled page ends. Marbled endpages. Green silk ribbon. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Sunning to spine. Light contemporary pencil marks. Clean, unmarked pages. DSB V, 134. first edition of an expanded version of Biot's writings on Asian astronomy. 'Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it'--Needham, Science and Civilization in China III, 183. Houzeau & Lancaster 607. From the library of noted Swiss-American physicist and Yale professor Martin Charles Gutzwiller. Jean-Baptiste Biot 21 April 1774 ? 3 February 1862) was a French physicist, astronomer, and mathematician who established the reality of meteorites, made an early balloon flight, and studied the polarization of light. Biot also discovered the mineral biotite. This particular, his last work, was an endeavor taken after reading the French translation of Ebenezer Burgess?s 1860 translation of the Surya-Siddhanta. Biot was an Orientalist, and attempted to show the relation between Hindu and Chinese astrology, especially that the 28 nakshatras of Hindu astrology were of Chinese origins. He also attempted to reference the history of Eastern astrology with Greek astrology especially with Ptolemy?s work. On the Views of Biot and Weber Respecting the Relations of the Hindu and Chinese Systems of Asterisms (January 1, 1866), Whitney, William D., Volume 8: Journal of the American Oriental Society [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 1862, 8vo, approximately 170 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: (2), xiv, 365 including index, complete with half-title, folding chart at rear: "Consumption of Wine 1791-June 30, 1861", bound in the original publisher's green morocco grained blind stamped cloth, spine lettered gilt, small gilt bunch of grapes motif beneath author's name, gilt pattern at top and bottom of spine, pale yellow endpapers. Spine darkened, very slight wear to head and tail of spine, top edges dusty, front inner paper hinge partly split and neatly reglued, neat pencil name on front pastedown. A very good clean tight copy. The book covers early English vineyards, a wide variety of European wines, Champagne and wines of Australia, wine as remedy, adulteration, wine drinking. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 280 G39250. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Thebes, its Tombs and their Tenants Ancient and Present

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, , 1862. including a Record of Excavations in the Necropolis. Large octavo. Original purplish pebble-grained, title gilt to spine, panels in blind to the boards, brown surface-paper endpapers. Coloured frontispiece and 7 other tinted or coloured plates, one with gold, numerous illustrations to the text. Irregularly sunned on the boards and spine, front hinge just a little cracked, light browning and some foxing front and back, but overall very good. First edition. Having begun his archaeological researches in his native Scotland, Rhind's health forced him to winter in Egypt 1855-6 and 1856-7. While there he undertook the " important investigations of the tombs at Thebes" (ODNB) which are recorded here. His methodical practice, he was the first archaeologist to record the exact locations of finds and their relationships, has led to him to being referred to as the "bright shining light of archæological method and conscience." (Wilson, Signs and Wonders upon Pharaoh) On his death, at only 30 years old, he left funds for two scholarships at Edinburgh University; endowed an industrial institution for orphan girls in his home town; and to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland he bequeathed £400 for excavations, his library; and the copyright of this book and some moneys from his estate towards the establishment of a series of lectures, the prestigious Rhind Lectures continue to this day.

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        De L'Origine des Espèces ou des Lois du Progrès chez les Étres organisés par Ch. Darwin. Traduit en francais sur le troisieme Édition avec l'autorisation de l'Auteur par Mlle Clémence-Auguste Royer. Avec une Preface et des Notes du Traducteur.

      Paris, Guillaumin et Cie, Victor Masson et Fils, 1862. 8vo. Bound uncut and with the original printed front wrapper (expertly restored) in a very fine later half morocco binding with four raised bands and gilt title to spine. Very light minor brownspotting to a few pages. An exceptionally nice, clean, nad attractive copy. LXIV (incl. half-title), I-XXIII + (24-) 712. pp. and 1 folded plate (between pp.160 a. 161). Fully complete.. The very scarce first French edition of Darwin's masterpiece, one of the most important books ever printed. The "Origin" started the greatest of all intellectual revolutions in the history of Mankind.There were some difficulties with the first French edition. Mlle Royer, who Darwin described as 'one of the cleverest and oddest women in Europe' and wished 'had known more of natural history', added her own footnotes. He was not really happy until the third translation by Éduard Barbier appeared in 1876. (Freeman). - Freeman No 655 (Freeman does not mention the plate, which is present here)

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        GREAT NEAPOLITAN EARTHQUAKE OF 1857. THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF OBSERVATIONAL SEISMOLOGY

      London, Chapman and Hall, 1862.. VOLUME 1 ONLY OF 2, FIRST EDITION 1862. Tall 8vo, approximately 260 x 165 mm, 10¼ x 6½ inches, 34 tinted lithographs by Vincent Brooks, 3 folding, 4 full page line diagrams and many small text illustrations, pages: xxiv, 1-431, original publisher's pebbled green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind decoration to covers, pale yellow endpapers. Binding rubbed, slight wear to head and tail of spine, head of lower hinge has 15 mm (¾ inch) split and 3 other tiny holes, lower cover has patchy fading and stains, corners slighty worn and slight shelf wear to edges, inner paper hinges cracked, pale offset from folding frontspiece to title page, otherwise a very good copy. A scarce book in the original edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Map of Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado.

      S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., Philadelphia 1862 - Lithograph with bold hand-coloring. From Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc., Embraced in Fifty Quarto Maps, Forming a Series of Eighty Maps and Plans, Together with Valuable Statistical Tables. Philadelphia: Published by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. No. 31 South Sixth Street. 1862. Sheet size: 12 5/8 x 15 3/8". Inventory#: p706pmat.

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        The Great Gold Fields of Cariboo; with an Authentic Description, Brought Down to the Latest Period, of British Columbia and Vancouver's Island

      London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge. 1862. First. First edition. 12mo. [2] ads, viii,184, [2]ads pp. Folding map. Includes a vocabulary of the "Chinook Jargon." (Probably later) paper spine, with original printed yellow paper over boards. Contemporary English bookseller's small blind stamp on title page, moderate foxing, and boards a trifle soiled, else a nice, near fine copy, the map is fine. Guide to the gold fields of British Columbia. The map displays British Columbia and Vancouver Island with the gold diggings labeled. Extremely uncommon. .

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        GREAT NEAPOLITAN EARTHQUAKE OF 1857. THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF OBSERVATIONAL SEISMOLOGY.

      London, Chapman and Hall, 1862.VOLUME 1 ONLY OF 2, FIRST EDITION 1862. Tall 8vo, approximately 260 x 165 mm, 10¼ x 6½ inches, 34 tinted lithographs by Vincent Brooks, 3 folding, 4 full page line diagrams and many small text illustrations, pages: xxiv, 1 - 431, original publisher's pebbled green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind decoration to covers, pale yellow endpapers. Binding rubbed, slight wear to head and tail of spine, head of lower hinge has 15 mm (¾ inch) split and 3 other tiny holes, lower cover has patchy fading and stains, corners slighty worn and slight shelf wear to edges, inner paper hinges cracked, pale offset from folding frontspiece to title page, otherwise a very good copy. A scarce book in the original edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        MEYER'S UNIVERSUM. Ein Jahrbuch für Freunde der Natur und Kunst.

      . Pracht-Ausgabe. 3 vols. (All publ.). Hildburghausen 1862-64. Med 150 stalstik. 4to. Samt. hlvldr. With 150 steel-engr (all publ.) Contp. half leather..

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        Aus Schinkel's Nachlaß. Reisetagebücher, Briefe und Aphorismen. Mitgetheilt und mit einem Verzeichniß sämmtlicher Werke Schinkel's versehen. 4 in 3 Bänden (alles).

      Königliche Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R. Decker) 1862-1866, Berlin - Gr.-8vo. Mit 5 auf Taf. mont. Orig.-Photogrphien, 1 gef. Faksimile, 2 gef. lithogr. Plänen, 2 gef. Tabellen sowie einigen Textabb. XXII S., 1 Bl., 302 S., 1 Bl.; VII, 359 S.; XIX, 411, XV, 616 S. Schlichte Hlwd. m. Rückentitel (Ende 19. Jh.) Gefärbter Kopfschnitt. Erste Ausgabe der posthum erschienenen Tagebücher der Kunstreisen nach Italien, Frankreich und England sowie von Briefen. In Band 4 der Katalog des künstlerischen Nachlasses von Carl Friedrich Schinkel im Beuth-Schinkel-Museum in Berlin. - Rücken gebräunt, an den Gelenken teils kl. Fehlstellen, teils hinterlegt. 1 Tabelle angerändert, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON

      1862. or, City Life in the Last Century. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1862. Original magenta wavy-grain cloth decorated in gilt. First Edition of this novel sited in 1761 London. This is a near-fine copy, in the striking original magenta cloth (spines toned to a honey-brown, as usual for this color), with only the slightest of wear at the foot of the spines; it appears that a bookplate was removed from each front paste-down (in one case damaging the endpaper), and one endpaper is cracked, but one would have a hard time finding a better copy of this Ainsworth title. Sadleir 19; Wolff 58 ("this is the Ainsworth 3-decker that I waited longest for").

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        Criminal Prisons of London and Scenes of Prison Life with Numerous Illustrations from Photographs

      Griffin Bohn, 1862, Hardcover (rebound in cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition UnstatedSize: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Covers are grubby in spots but otherwise in sound condition. Internally very good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; Law & Criminal Studies. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 26089.

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        Broadside Titled]: An Act to Authorize the Victoria and Esquimalt Railway Company Limited to Make a Railway from Esquimalt to Victoria.

      Victoria 1862 - Victoria B.C., 1862. One page on a folded double folio leaf (ca. 35,5x42,5 cm or 14 x 17 in). Pale blue paper. A fine copy. Very rare broadside with Worldcat only locating a copy at UBC. This is a draft of an act for a railway between Victoria and Esquimalt which most likely hadn't been accepted; unlisted in the official set of Acts. According to the document, "the Victoria and Esquimalt Railway Company Limited was duly registered on the 21st day of November, 1862" with the goal of "making of a Line of Railway between Victoria and Esquimalt, and the conveyance of passengers and goods between Esquimalt and Victoria." The Company will commit to "make and complete the permanent way of the said line within two years from the passage of this Act, unless hindered by the dangers of the sea or other unavoidable casualty." In case of approval, the Act "may be sited as the Victoria and Esquimalt Railway Act, 1862."

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        To His Friend Dr Henry C Wigg : Light In The Window. Ballad. Sung By Madame Sainton-Dolby

      Boosey & Sons, London, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Signed by person(s) connected with bookTHIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [1862]. Signed & Initialled by Dolby. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 6647004.

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        The Poetical Works of Walter Scott (bound in wood from Stirling Castle)

      Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1862, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition UnstatedRebound in wood. Leather spine. Inscription on front cover reads "Warranted made of the wood of the Douglas Room, Stirling Castle. Saved from the fire of 18th. Nov. 1855. Ye towers! within whose circuit dread, a Douglas by his sovereign bled: vide Lady of the Lake." Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. All edges gilt in good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 26421.

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        Masques et Bouffons (comedie italienne) Texte et dessins par Maurice Sand. Gravures par A. Manceau. Preface par Georges Sand.

      Lévy fils,, Paris, 1862 - Due volumi in-4°, pp. VIII, 356, 384, 2 frontespizi e 50 tavole f.t. incise in inchiostro rosso, legature in mezza pelle con titoli in oro ai dorsi. Interessante e ricercato studio sulle maschere italiane e la Commedia italiana particolarmente apprezzato per il vasto apparato iconografico in questo esemplare nella rara versione ad inchiostro rosso. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Cooper Vignettes

      New York: James G. Gregory. 1862. First. First edition. Folio. 11" x 15". Full red morocco gilt, all edges gilt. 64 India proof plates before letter. Ex-library copy with bookplate, small paper spine label, and perforated stamp on title page. Each plate with modest foxing in the margins, and a small library stamp on or near the margin, else very good or better. Postage at cost. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Album ou Collection Complète et Historique des Costumes de la Cour de Rome des Ordres Monastiques, Religieux et Militaires et des Congrégations Séculières des Deux Sexes. 80 figures dessinées et coloriées d'après nature par G. Perugini et accompagnées d'un texte explicatif tiré du P. Hélyot.

      Paris, Silvestre, 1862 - Deuxième édition. Silvestre, Paris 1862. 27 x 21,7 cm. Vortitel, Titel, 2 Bl., 80 farbig lithographierte und teilweise handkolorierte Tafeln und 69 nicht numerierte Textblätter (komplett). Halbleder der Zeit mit goldenem Rückentitel, Rückenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt. Deckel stark angestaubt, Kanten ein wenig berieben, Besitzeintrag auf Vortitel, Tafeln und Textblätter teils etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. Colas II, 2323. Lipperheide Oc 52. Halbleder der Zeit mit goldenem Rückentitel, Rückenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt. Deckel stark angestaubt, Kanten ein wenig berieben, Besitzeintrag auf Vortitel, Tafeln und Textblätter teils etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Goegler]
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        Grape Culture, Wines, and Wine-Making with Notes upon Agriculture and Horticulture

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1862. First. First edition. Octavo, 420 pp. Contemporary owner name (James S. Reynold or Reynolds, of Lancaster), scattered foxing, and some modest soiling to the pages, an about good copy, with some erosion to the cloth, and small holes in the gutters. Haraszthy was appointed as Commissioner to report on the improvement and culture of the vine in California. .

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        Les Miserables

      Bruxelles (Brussels): Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of one of the world's most influential novels, very handsomely bound. "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, contemporary three-quarter polished calf by Ward, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards, endpapers, and edges. Ten volumes (complete). Bound without half-titles. A few repairs to joints, a little rubbing to a few boards. Text remarkably clean with extremely wide margins. A beautiful set.

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        Les Miserables. 5 volumes bound in 3 volumes

      Hauteville House, 1862, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall. Text is in French. Five volumes bound in three books. Vol. 1, Fantine and Cosette Part 1; Vol. 2, Cosette Part 2, Marius and L'Idylle Rue Plumet Part 1. Vol. 3, L'Idylle Rue Plumet part 2 and Jean Valjean. Clean interioron all volumes except for previous owner's blind stamp on title page of all three volumes. Marbled end pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages tanned and lightly foxed. Red marbled boards with red leather spine. Gilt bars and lettering on spine. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Corners and edges rubbed through to boards. Boards lightly rubbed, Leather spines rubbed along edges. Small patches of peeling on spine of volume 1. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: . Inventory No: 510831.

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        Françoise.

      Charpentier 1862 - - Charpentier, Paris 1862, 11x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires imprimés sur vergé dont il n'est fait nulle mention, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en plein chagrin marine, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs orné de doubles caissons à froid agrémentés en leurs centres de fleurons dorés, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, plats frappés en leurs centres d'une mandorle dorée enrichi d'entrelacs marine mosaïqués, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, large dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées, superbe reliure de l'époque signée de Simier. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de l'auteur, Louis Ulbach, avec son ex-libris et une indication de rangement de bibliothèque. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi par Simier. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Poems. With a Memoir [by F.T. Palgrave].

      Cambridge: Macmillan 1862 - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, pp.xxvii, 259, 16 advertisements, 8vo, original green honeycomb cloth, gilt, minor wear to the extremities, good Inscribed on the brown front free endpaper in the month of publication to ‘The Rev’d R.P. Graves with A J Clough’s kind regards July 1862’.Anne Jemima Clough, the poet’s sister, was the first principal of Newnham College Cambridge and a pioneer of women’s education. Robert Perceval Graves (1810-93), scion of a family that ‘had for several generations contributed with distinction to scholarship and to the learned professions in Ireland’ was at the time curate of Windermere and hence neighbour to Anne Clough; the poet, Arthur Hugh, had died in 1861. Graves wrote a Memoir of Wordsworth and a Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton, these two enjoying a well-known friendship. Graves was also the grand-uncle of the poet Robert Graves, so the volume radiates considerable poetical associations. (Scott A13; Tinker 646)

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