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        Journal of a Political Mission to Afghanistan, in 1857, Under Major (Now Colonel) Lumsden, with an Account of the Country and People.

      Smith, Elder., London. 1862 - 8 full page chromolithographs, xv + 480pp, appendix, neat ex-Parliamentary library gilt stamp at foot of spine but no other library markings. Half calf binding, marbled paper covered boards and endpapers. Errata slip present. Leather on spine darkened and somewhat crazed, endpapers, tissue guards and adjacent pages foxed, plates foxed in margin but images mainly clean. The text is particularly clean and fresh with only very occasional spots of foxing. Yakushi B115. Henry Walter Bellow describes the country and people of Afghanistan in the first part of this work and follows this with an account of mission under Major Lumsden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        The Christian Banner" - Pro-Confederate Paper From Union-Occupied Fredericksburg

      Fredericksburg, Va. 1862 - Newspaper. June 11, 1862. The Christian Banner, Fredericksburg, Va., J.W. Hunnicutt, Vol. 1, Number 6. 4 pp., large folio. A fine war-date newspaper published in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Articles on the front page describe the destruction of President Jefferson Davis's Mississippi plantation, the Battle of Memphis, military actions near Richmond and an account of operations near Charleston, South Carolina. Several other articles deal with the subject of slavery. One writer remarks, "the colored population of Fredericksburg are strolling about town and seem to be perfectly happy our country is ruined and slaughtered worse than beeves all on account of the negroes! Can it be possible, that man will sacrifice their country for the negro." Excerpts"We learn that the vandals have come off their boats, and battered down and utterly destroyed the residence of Jeff. Davis, and also that of Joe Davis. Their acts of destruction and vandalism in that neighborhood were complete, leaving nothing behind but a bleak and desolate track behind them.""African Slavery. The fact can be no longer disguised; let this war result as it may, African Slavery in Virginia, is already virtually swept from her territory. If she would lay down her arms, and return to the Union, her citizens might receive some remuneration for their servants from Government""Submission . This is submission with a tyrant's rod and a vengeance. And all who were opposed to secession, have been forced to submit, because a Military despotism has been hanging over them ever since. and this is freedom-Independence!""The word submission has produced a greater terror over the Southern people, than any word in the world. Submission! Submission to what? Submission to Old Abe Lincoln? Submission to Black Republican rule what power had he [Lincoln] none whatever! If all the States had remained quietly and peacefully in the Union. Lincoln could not have inaugurated a civil war upon the South"

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        One of the first printings of Lincoln?s Emancipation Proclamation west of the Mississippi

      Original newspaper, ?The Fort Dodge Republican,? 2p, 16" x 22.5", front & verso: identical printing on each side. Fort Dodge, Iowa, October 4, 1862. One horizontal and one vertical fold, nicks, creases. Minor flaws. Very Good condition.Seven columns. Headline atop the third column: "The President's Emancipation / Proclamation," issued in Washington, D.C., September 22, 1862. The Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863, quoted from this 1862 proclamation, beginning: "Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit:?From this newspaper, in part: ?That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then

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        LA CORTE EN SEVILLA. CRONICA DEL VIAJE DE SS. MM. Y AA. RR. A LAS PROVINCIAS ANDALUZAS EN 1862

      - Sevilla, Imp. de la Andalucía, 1862, folio holandesa, 482 págs.+2 h.+XII págs.+25 grabados

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        La grande danse macabre des hommes et des femmes. Précédée du dict des trois mors et des trois vifz, du débat du corps et de l?ame, et de la complaincte de l?ame dampnée.

      Paris, Baillieu, Libraire, 1862 - 8°, 6, 67 S., 57 Abb., Privat-OLwd (gedruckt auf Bütten), Deckel angeschmutzt, Buchblock tadellos. Vorderer u. hinterer Deckel der Broschur gelöst. Buchblock guter Zustand. Es handelt sich dabei um den Totentanz von Troyes aus dem Jahr 1486. Der Text entspricht der ersten Ausgabe, die Holzschnitte wurden mehrfach im Holzschnittverfahren reproduziert, haben aber ihren mittelalterlichen Charakter beibehalten. Gefolgt vom Gespräch der drei Lebenden mit den drei Toten. dem Gespräch des Körpers mit der Seele. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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 congrégations séculières des deux sexes, contenant 80 figures dessinées et coloriées d'après nature par G. Perugini et accompagnées d'un texte explicatif tiré du P. Hélyot. Deuxième édition.

      1862 - Paris, Ancienne Maison Silvestre, E. Camerlinck, 1862. Grand in-quarto (223 X 276) demi-chagrin rouge vif, dos cinq nerfs filetés, encadrement de triple doré dans les compartiments, titre doré, plats de toile prune chagrinée ornés d'un large encadrement de filets gras et maigre, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque) ; faux-titre, titre, (2) ff. d'introduction et table des costumes, 80 planches hors-texte, (69) ff. de notices accompagnant les planches. Quelques pertes d'or sur l'encadrement des plats qui ont été reteintés. DEUXIEME EDITION, identique à la précédente parue dix ans plus tôt. Elle contient 80 PLANCHES hors-texte lithographiées et coloriées ; elles ont été copiées sur les recueils de costumes ecclesiastiques de FERRARI et CAPPARONI. (COLAS, II, 2323) - (LIPPERHEIDE, 1825) - (VINET, 3000). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, frais. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        ARCHIVE Of SHUMAN FAMILY LETTER CORRESPONDENCE, August 1862 - September 1866.

      1862 - 1866, Divers locations: 1862 - John Shuman was a young man of 23 or so in August 1862 when he volunteered for service with the 88th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers to fight for the Union in the American Civil War. As these letters testify, he felt good about his decision, and as most men did at that time, believed that the war would be short-lived. As we know, the war lasted longer than John expected, but this Union soldier would not see the end. John fell victim to the #1 cause of death during the American Civil War Ð not gunshot, or cannon ball; neither shrapnel or saber. John died of chronic diarrhea/dysentery on August 14, 1863, in the camp hospital at Decherd Station, Tennessee. John Shuman is buried in the Stones River Battlefield National Cemetery, site 2213, with other Union dead. The letters John & his family left behind are descriptive of camp life, and in particular, the various illnesses that plagued both armies.Dec 10. '62: ". we had a hard fight the other day but our company came out safe they was seventeen wonted [sic - wounded] out of our regiment and 2 kill[ed]. Mar 30, '63: ". let you know I had all my money taken the other night . every cent I had I laid in my bed . and it was taken out from under my head ." Apr 25, '63: "I am not very well jus not for I had the ague yesterday but I am taking quinine to day to stop it." May 21, '63: " . we drawed our money the other day I drawed seventy dolars [sic] ."Jul 28, '63. John's last letter home. "I am not very well for now I have got direah very bad I am in the hospital now." John dies a little over 2 weeks later. A wonderful mss snapshot of a civil war soldier's experiences, including the very unsanitary circumstances of camp life. NB. There was some question as to the proper spelling of JohnÕs last name. In reading the handwriting, it appeared to us as Shuman. The census records have the family name as Shurman, and there are, and were, many Shurmans in Wolcottvile, Indiana, where John and his family lived. While the office responsible for removing the soldiersÕ remains from Decherd Station, Tennessee to the cemetery in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, gives his name as Shuman, the grave marker and index to the cemetery lists him as John Sherman. In History Eighty-Eights Indiana Volunteers Infantry, published in 1895, John is listed as John Shewman. In cataloging these letters, we decided on Shuman. Slight water damping to first letter, though with minimal ink blurring. Overall condition - Very Good or better. 34 autograph letters Ð 34 sheets/105.5 pp. - most with envelopes, to and from John and his family. 24 letters from John to family; 2 letters to John; 6 letters to/from Barney Shuman, JohnÕs father; and 2 letters from an Eliza Watson to Jacob Stroman (Shuman? JohnÕs brother). A complete listing of the letters in the archive, with snippets of each, available on request.

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        Allgemeine Encyklopädie der gesammten Forst- und Jagdwissenschaften. 8 Bände. Wien u. Lpeipzig, M. Perles 1886-1894. Kl. 4°. Mit zus. 102 (28 dblgr.) Tafeln u. 994 Textabbildungen, OHldr.-Bde. mit Rtit. u. reicher Rverg.

      - Zischka 251 - Mantel I, 50.- Erste Ausgabe des reich illustrierten Standardwerkes.- Ab Band 6 fortgesetzt von A. Ritter v. Guttenberg u. G. Henschel.- Ernst Ritter von Dombrowski (* 7. September 1862 auf Schloss Ullitz in Böhmen; ? 13. Dezember 1917 in Graz) war u.a. Chefredakteur des "Weidmann" und Hofjägermeister im Dienst des Fürsten Reuß. Er veröffentlichte zahlreiche Bücher über die Jagd und zu jagdlichen Fachthemen sowie Erzählungen und Theaterstücke.- Innendeckel od. Vortitel gestempelt, tls. gering fleckig, die dekorativen Einbände (insbes. an den Kanten) berieben, obere Kapitale bei 3 Bde. etw. besch. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Caza en todos los Países y a través de los Siglos. Historia de la Caza. Caza Mayor y Menor, Perros y Caballos de Caza, Fiestas Cinegéticas. Parques, Cotos, Sitios Reales de Caza, Armas, Trajes, Arreos de Caza, Coches, Trenes, Legislación, Bellas Artes, Industria, Narraciones y Aventuras de Cazadores, etc. etc. Obra única en su género, escrita por Capitán Robert Campwell, y traducida directamente del inglés y adicionada en vista de las más notables obras de venatorias y cinégicas publicadas en España y el extranjero por Luis de Bustamante y Ríos. Tomos I, II, III y IV.

      A. Elías y Cía., Barcelona 1862 - 1ª ed. 25.5x35.5. 4 tomos en 2 vols. de viii + 160pp. 2h. + 296pp. 2h. y 364pp. 2h. + 120pp. 2h. 21 y 19 láminas, numerosas ilustraciones a toda plana y entre texto. Holandesa piel estampada de época. Lomos rozados, pero fuertes. Una corrección manuscrita en la láminas del urogallo (que viene con el título de garza real en el T. III.) Por lo demás, buen ejemplar de esta monumental y clásica obra, completo en cuatro tomos. Se adjuntan un dibujo coloreado del urogallo y una receta manuscrita (del s. XIX?) para sordas. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Les Races bovines au concours universel agricole de Paris en 1856. Etudes zootechniques publiées par ordre de s. exc. le ministre de l'agriculture du commerce et des travaux publics par M. Emile Baudement.

      Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1862 - 1 volume in folio 36 x 50 cm. Pagine (2),LXXIV(2). Con 5 Carte Geografiche a coloritura coeva e 87 tavole riguardanti le Razze Bovine presenti nelle Isole Britanniche e in Francia Le tavole di questo esemplare sono su carta CHINA e sono state realizzate con tecnica complessa che prevedeva che il procedimento eliografico, processo fotografico rifinito manualmente con differenti tecniche d'incisione come l'acquatinta e la litografia. ESEMPLARE in legatura d'epoca in ottime condizioni.

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        Les Martyrs ridicules Avec une préface de Charles Baudelaire

      Paris, Poulet-Malassis 1862 - Livre d'occasion In-12, demi-chagrin havane, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné, couv. conservées (Champs), XII pp. (préface), 350 pp. (y compris faux-titre et titre). Selon le témoignage de l'auteur, rapporté par sa fille Judith Cladel, Baudelaire aida à mettre en forme le roman, qui manquait de style et de syntaxe : "Huit mois durant, il daigna me pétrir de ses mains savantes et me rendre ductile et modéré, mois si dur de pâte et si violemment excessif." (Maître & Disciple, Paris, 1951, cité par G. Oberlé dans Auguste Poulet-Malassis un imprimeur sur le Parnasse, 1996). Condition : Édition originale du premier livre de Léon Cladel et de la préface de douze pages très denses de Charles Baudelaire. Exemplaire enrichi du contrat de publication à compte d'auteur des Martyrs Ridicules, daté du 5 juin 1861, monté sur onglet. Ce document manuscrit, rédigé à l'encre par Poulet Malassis, signé par Léon Cladel et Poulet Malassis et de Broise, détaille le prix payé par l'auteur (500 francs réglables en deux fois), le tirage (500 exemplaires, dont 250 ex. remis brochés à l'auteur) et l'engagement pris par Cladel de régler les frais de livraison de ses exemplaires et les corrections d'auteur auxquelles son ouvrage aurait donné lieu sur présentation d'épreuves. Ex-libris d'Alfred Morin, gravé à l'eau-forte par Vallon. Bel exemplaire, pâle mouillure sur la couverture. 300g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Johnson's Map of the World on Mercator's Projection (Framed)

      1862 - Johnson and Browning produced "Johnson's New Illustrated Steel Plate Family Atlas" in 1862. The World is 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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        La Abeja Revista Científica y Literaria Ilustrada 6 Tomos

      Libreria De D.Juan Oliveres Editor, Barcelona 1862 - Extractada de los buenos escritores alemanes, por una sociedad literaria. Obra completa. Con ilustraciones. Tomo I 483p. Contiene artes, astronomia, biografías, geografía y viajes, física, fisiología, historia natural, literatura y moral, poesía.Tomo II 475p.contiene de más arqueologia, geografia y viajes, geologia, heraldicas, medicina e higiene, variedades.Tomo III 471p. contiene de más Botanica, economia rural, filosofia, organologia, zoologia.Tomo IV 479p. Contiene de más Paleontologia, química.Tomo V 475p. Poesía, fisiología, ciencias.Tomo VI 387p. Contiene artes e industria, poesía, filosofia. Size: 31 X22 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reus, Paris, Londres]
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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA DESDE LOS TIEMPOS PRIMITIVOS HASTA FINES DEL AÑO 1860, INCLUSA LA GLORIOSA GUERRA DE AFRICA. Tomos 1 a 16.

      - Madrid, Imprenta de Manuel Tello, 1862, 16 tomos (falta el último nº 17). 16x23, 350 págs. aprox. cada tomo, 80 láminas grabadas repartidas por todos los tomos (falta 1 en t.I). Encuadernados en 8 volúmenes en holandesa piel de época, 2 vols. de otra encuadernación pero muy parecida. (38167).

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        Anglo-Indian Domestic Life

      Calcutta: Thacker & Co.,, 1862. A Letter from An Artist in India to His Mother in England. By the Author of "Rural Life in Bengal" … Second Edition - revised and enlarged. Octavo. Original royal blue sand-grained cloth, rebacked with blind spine, title gilt to the upper board in a rustic roundel, and in blind to the lower board. Tinted lithographic frontispiece, numerous engraved illustrative vignettes to the text. Slightly rubbed and a little worn at the extremities, remains a very good copy. First published in the same year. The way of life of the Englishman in India in the mid-nineteenth century, from his discomforts to his luxuries, and his habits and customs; " … a glimpse of the domestic aspects of living in Calcutta from his personal experiences. Accompanying the text are nearly 200 sketches which greatly enhance his work. Grant's description could be said to answer those questions one dared not ask about cockroaches and lizards in the bungalow, the bathing room and its proper use, and the correct roll and roles of the servants. domestic details regarding the cooling of wine, water sources, and when to use cow, buffalo or goat's milk are addressed … " (Riddick)

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        Corpo diplomatico portuguez contendo os actos e ralacoes politicas e diplomaticas de Portugal com as diversas potencias do mundo. publicado da Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa.

      Typ. da Academia Real das Sciencias,, Lisboa, 1862 - Dieci volumi di cm. 27,5, pp. 6.000 ca. complessive. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con titoli in oro ai dorsi su doppi tasselli. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta di tutto il pubblicato fino all'anno 1891; fra 1898 al 1959 apparvero poi altri cinque volumi. La presente serie, in se monograficamente completa, riguarda il periodo 1500-1580. Opera di grande interesse ed assai documentata prevalentemente riguardante i rapporti fra il Portogallo ed il Vaticano. Vengono presentati una gran quantità di documenti sui principali fatti avvenuti nel ‘500 che hanno coinvolto la chiesa ed il Portogallo (conflitti, viaggi, conquiste, ecc.). Molti capitoli riportano lettere e relazioni di missionari ed ambasciatori che vivevano nei territori portoghesi d’oltremare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN INDEX TO "IN MEMORIAM."

      London: Edward Moxon 1862 - 12mo, (164x103mm), [4],40p. +8p. publisher's catalogue dated January 1862). Stitching slightly strained otherwise a good copy in original calico-grain cloth, gilt lettered on the front cover within a blind-blocked ornamental frame, the latter repeated on the rear cover, backstrip faded. Suggested, in some part compiled, and edited by Dodgson, although S D Collingwood, his nephew, stated that much of the actual work was done by Dodgson's sisters. Tennyson gave his consent to the publication and this little book proved to be very useful to his admirers. Please note that the advised postage is based on an average book, if necessary the postage will be reduced to the correct amount and you will be notified by email. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NOVÍSIMO AÑO CRISTIANO, Ó EJERCICIOS DEVOTOS PARA TODOS LOS DÍAS DEL AÑO. 12 Tomos.

      0 - Traducido al castellano por José Francisco de Isla, adicionado con las vidas de los Santos y festividades que celebra la iglesia de España, y que escribieron Pedro Centeno y Juan de Rojas. Barcelona. Imp. Luis Tasso. 1862/1963. Última y completa edic. aumentada con el Martirologio Romano, íntegro, los santos nuevamente aprobados, himnos y secuencias que canta la iglesia, ect. 20x13 cm. XIV + 447 págs. 1h. 1 lám. * 457 págs. 2 h. 1 lám. * 504 págs. 1 lám. * 523 págs. 1 lám. * 586 págs. 2 láms. * 528 págs. 3 láms. * 586 págs. 2 láms. * 546 págs. 4 láms. * 584 págs. 2 láms. * 576 págs. 3 láms. * 540 págs. 1 lám. * 567 págs. 2 láms. las láminas son finos grabados al acero, por Geoffroy. + del mismo autor: Novísimo año Cristiano ó ejercicios devotos para todos los domingos, días de cuaresma y fiestas móviles. 6 Tomos. Traducido al castellano por José M.ª Díaz Jiménez. Barcelona. Imp. N. Ramirez. 1862. 20x13 cm. 334 + 300 + 287 + 312 + 338 + 323 págs. encuadernados en 3 tomos. Encuadernación uniforme para todos los tomos, en plena piel estilo árbol, de época, lomo cuajado de dorados, un poco desgastados, guardas al agua, cortes tintados. Buenos y limpios ejemplares. # religión G [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Roman Empire

      - The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. A New Edition, with additional notes, by William Smith. In eight volumes. John Murray, London, 1862. Period full brown polished calf with double gilt fillet to boards and spines lavishly gilt in compartments between raised bands the second the third with contrasting crimson and dark green morocco title labels; marble edges; 8vo. A New Edition. With portrait and maps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cookery and Domestic Economy : Respectfully Dedicated to the Ladies of Scotland, Containing Upwards of One Thousand Carefully Tested Receipts, Expressed in Simple Terms, Suitable for Every-day Life

      George Watson, Glasgow 1862 - Illustrated with numerous engravings. Brown cloth with gilt borders to front and gilt lettering to spine. Spine is faded and cracked down edges. Some scuffing and bumping to edges. Internal hinges weakened and repaired with clear tape between cover and feps. Internally is tightly bound. Some slight foxing to some pages but generally clean and bright. Previous owner's signature to ffep. Errata slip stuck in prior to preface, and has hand written recipe for pomade on rear. Wrapped in tissue, bubble wrap and inserted into jiffy bag. Posted daily from UK, first class within UK and airmail world-wide. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marietta

      London- Chapman and Hall 1862 - A first edition of this scarce work by Thomas Adolphus Trollope. Complete in two volumes. Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1810 1892) was born in Bloomsbury, London on 29 April 1810, was the elder brother of Anthony Trollope, the novelist. He was educated at Harrow School and Winchester College. Between 1840 and 1890 Thomas Adolphus Trollope produced some sixty volumes of travel writing, history and fiction, in addition to a large amount of periodical and journalistic work. Bound by Maltbys of Oxford, with binder's stamp to front pastedowns. With a relevant newspaper clipping tipped-in to page 175 of volume II. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to title pages. Condition: In a quarter calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, smart. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Temple Bar

      65 - London - Office of 'Temple Bar' andWard and Lock, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A ten volume set of Temple Bar magazine from 1862 to 1865. Bound in half leather with marbledpaper-coveredboards and gilt lettering. Volumes IV - IX, XI - XIII,&XV. Temple Bar was a London journal, issued monthly with a cover price of 1s and was originally not illustrated. The journal was launched in December 1860 by John Maxwell with the bohemian author George Sala as its editor. The contents were miscellaneous, with a strong emphasis on serialised fiction. Editorship later passed to George Bentley and enjoyed a long period of prosperous stability. Contributors under the Bentley regime were Wilkie Collins, Henry Kingsley, George Gissing, R L Stevenson and Anthony Trollope. It also carried high quality women's fiction from Mrs Henry Wood and Rhoda Broughton. Condition: The bindings are firm. The outer hinges are starting. Volume XV's front board is attached by the cords only and the spine is coming away. Volume VIII's outer hinges are strained, and the lower half of the spine is coming away. The inner hinges are strained. There iswear to the extremities, includingbumping with loss to the leather. Internally the pages are generally bright with some mild occasional spotting, that has more prominence on the first and last couple of pages. Overall the condition is very good, with Volume XV good only due to hinges..

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        BRITISH ENTOMOLOGY, Being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of Insects found in Great Britain and Ireland.

      London 1862 - 8 volumes octavo 10 x 6 1/2 inches, full publisher's green buckram. Titles, text and 770 HAND COLOURED PLATES- A RARE COMPLETE COPY. A few tiny signs of wear and a few plates a little loose in the binding, ownership name on titles BUT BASICALLY A VERY GOOD CLEAN COPY. The famous French naturalist Cuvier described this work as the paragon of perfection. The insects are featured with plants or flowers. The second edition - Differs from the first edition solely in the title pages- British Museum catalogue (page 442). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        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: S.A. Mitchell. 1862. First. First edition. Small folio, unpaginated. Original publisher's half calf and gilt-lettered pebbled cloth binding. A very good copy with wear to the leather, title page and list of maps foxed with occasional mild soiling to the margins of plates, but strong joints and hinges, with an attractive 19th Century American bookplate. A desirable example of this Civil War-era atlas. Excellent original hand-coloring for all maps. This copy is complete with all 80 maps plus two additional maps not called for: "New Hampshire and Vermont" and "County Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island." Among the more notable American maps are those detailing Texas, California, New Orleans, the Indian Territory of future Oklahoma, and plans of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The atlas also has three double-page maps. A beautiful example of a mid-19th Century American atlas. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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 Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilized by Insects

      John Murray, London 1862 - 1st edition, tight binding, no torn pages, no interior marking except for the name of two original owners and a book plate from the Delafield Public Library, 32 pages of advertising for Mr. Murray, library bookplate has been removed from the back cover, spine with shortened title "Fertilisation of Orchids," first owner John Duncan of Glasgow 1862 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and On the Good Effects of Intercrossing

      London: John Murray 1862 - First edition. Contents appear complete, as follows: pp. vi, 365, [1], plus 32 pages publisher's advertisements to rear dated December, 1861. Main body of text is clean, as are publisher's adverts - but the advert pages are loose and one leaf is missing from them, pages 21-22. Also lacks the half-title. Some archival tape (see photo) in a few of the gutters. Illustrated with 1 folding plate and woodcuts in the text. Book has been rebound in half-leather, binding now in poor condition with pieces missing and very worn and rubbed. Original title from publisher's cloth binding pasted onto spine. (See photographs). Bookplate opposite title-page. A reasonable copy of an important and scarce book, sensibly priced according to condition. Enquiries welcome. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire artistique, industrielle et commerciale de la Porcelaine

      Joseph Techener. Hardcover. Paris, 1862. Folio, (8), 690, (2) pages et 28 planches / plates. Contemporary 3/4 morocco over illustrated embossed cloth. Some wear to binding, contents excellent. Very good condition overall. Original wraps bound in at rear. Tres bon etat. A very important porcelain reference, beautifully illustrated. . Very Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        The Works of Thomas De Quincey (16 volume set)

      Adam and Charles Black 1862 - 16 volume complete set. Handsome, suitable for a gift. Half-calf leather with contemporary marbled boards. Clean, unmarked pages. Good bindings and covers. Hardcover. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Quincey's Works. (Complete) 15 volumes bound as 8 volumes and including an index. Carefully revised by the author and greatly enlarged. [The works of Thomas de Quincey]

      Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862 - i 290pp; ii 244pp; iii 342pp; iv 352pp; v 395pp; vi 333pp; vii 352pp; viii 332pp; ix 310pp; x 326pp;xi 333; xii303; xiii 332pp; xiv 467pp; xv 376pp (index). Engraved frontispiece to each volume. (1) Confessions of an Opium-Eater. (2) Recollections of the Lakes and Lake Poets Coleridge, Wordsworth and Southey. (3) Last Days of Immanuel Kant and other writing (4) The English Mail Coach and other writings (5) Dr Samuel Parr or Whiggism in its Relations to Literature and other writings. (6) Richard Bentley and other writings (7) Protestantism and Other Essays (8) Leaders in Literature with a Notice of Traditional Errors affecting Them (9) The Caesars and Other Papers (10) Style and Rhetoric and Other papers (11) Coleridge and Opium-Eating and other writings. (12) Speculations Literary and Philosophic (13)The Art of Conversation and Other Papers.(14) Autobiographic Sketches 1790-1803. (15) Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe and Schiller and on the Political Parties of Modern England; Index. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Published: 1862-1863. G: in good condition. Covers rubbed. Corners bumped. Endpapers foxed. Some light browning throughout. Tightly bound Dark-green/gilt half-leather with blue marbled boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES DE P. CORNEILLE, 12 TOMES (COMPLET)

      Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie 1862 - RO40236542: 12 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun. Titres et tomaisons dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur le dos. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos et bords des plats légèrement frottés. Couverture du tome I se détachant. Quelques annotations dans le même tome. Nouvelle Édition revue sur les plus anciennes Impressions et les Autographes et augmentée de Morceaux inédits, de Variantes, de Notices, de Notes, d'un Lexique des mots et locutions remarquables, d'un Portrait, d'un Fac-similé etc. Par M. Ch. Marty-Laveaux. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres publiées par les soins de son excellence le ministre de l'Instruction publique et des cultes.

      - Paris, Imprimerie impériale, 1862-1868. 4 volumes (sur 6) grand in-4, demi chagrin rouge à coins de l'époque, dos à nerfs, titres et tomaisons dorés et encadrés, têtes dorées, portrait frontispice gravé. Les 4 premiers volumes. En 1843, le gouvernement français décida de réunir les oeuvres de Lavoisier. Ce travail fut confié à J.B.A. Dumas, alors président de l'Académie des Sciences. Le second volume fut le premier à paraître, en 1862. (Duveen & Klickstein, 338 sq. Martin & Walter, III, 19849). Bon exemplaire, très frais, bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contributions à la flore fossile italienne. (6 Teile in 1 Bd.; alles was erschienen).

      Zürich, Zürcher & Furrer, 1859 - 1862 - 4°, 47S.; 59 S. m. 2 Taf. (1 farb.); 20 S.; 30 S.; 11 S.; 31 S.; im Anhang 41 lithogr. Taf. m. unzähl. Abb., Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt., Bibliotheksbd.: handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel berieben, Nummer u. Stempel a. Vs., Stempel a. erstem Titelbl.; innen tadelloses, und nur vereinzelt etw. unfrisches bzw. gebrauchsspuriges Ex. (Teile 3 u. 4 = Extrait du Tome XVIII des nouveaux mémoires de la Société Hélvetique des sciences naturelles; Tl. 5 = Extrait du XXe volume des Mémoires de la Société [etc.]). Enthält: [Première Mèmoire:] Mémoire sur quelques gisements de feuilles fossiles de la Toscane; Second Mémoire: Val d?Arno, Troisième Mémoire: Massa Marittima; Quatrième Mémoire: Travertins Toscans, Cinquième Mémoire: Tufs volcaniques de Lipari; Sixième Mémoire: [Ohne Titel]. Poggendorff III, 496. Gaudin (1822-1866) war Privatlehrer von Gabriel de Rumine, dessen Familie seine Forschungen finanzierte. Er unternahm ausgedehnte geologisch-paläontologische Forschungsreisen in Italien. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA. (3 TOMOS)

      IMPRENTA NACIONAL, MADRID 1862 - EXCELENTE OBRA COMPUESTA POR 3 VOLUMENES. TOMO I -- XXIII + 389 PÁGINAS. TOMO II -- IX + 430 PÁGINAS. TOMO III -- XIX + 391 PÁGINAS. LUJOSA ENCUADERNACIÓN EN PIEL DE ÉPOCA, CON BONITA ESTAMPACIÓN DORADA, NERVIOS Y CORTES DORADOS. ADORNADA CON UN TOTAL DE TRES FRONTIS Y 37 LÁMINAS A PLENA PÁGINA, UN MAPA PLEGADO Y DOS FACSÍMILES. EL TERCER TOMO ES UN ESTUDIO CRÍTICO DE DON VICENTE DE LOS RÍOS, UNA VIDA DE CERVANTES DE JERÓNIMO MORÁN Y UN CATÁLOGO DE LAS EDICIONES MÁS NOTABLES DEL QUIJOTE. BELLAS LÁMINAS GRABADAS SOBRE COBRE QUE ILUSTRAN ESTA EDICIÓN PROCENDENTES DE LA MAGESTUOSA EDICIÓN DE LA REAL ACADEMIA ESPAÑOLA QUE REALIZÓ EN 1780. UNA DE LAS MEJORES EDICIONES DEL QUIJOTE EN EL S. XIX, GRAN JOYA BIBLIOGRÁFICA CERVANTINA. MUY BUENA CONSERVACIÓN. Size: 37 X 29

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        HEURES DU MOYEN AGE

      Gruel et Engelmann, Paris 1862 - In 16°(13 x 16); Pagine (2), 192, (2) Splendida opera completa delle (192) cromolito Legatura in piena pelle verde a 5 nervi con titolo dorato al dorso interni in velluto blu con grande lavoro di doratura ai ferri sui piatti interni. Tutti i tagli sono dorati Stato PERFETTO [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 44 offprints and pamphlets.]

      v.d. as below, v.p. - Sur les proportions relatives du bras, de l'avant-bras, et de la clavicule chez les nègres et les européens, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1862, pp. 13, [2]; not in OCLC; Sur les caractères physiques des mincopies ou habitants des isles Andaman [drop- title], Paris, 1863, pp. 12; not in OCLC; Échelle chromatique des yeux suivie d'une note sur un oeil d'albinos, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1864, pp. 20; not in OCLC; Celse, Paris, 1865, pp. 55; at the head of the title: Conférences historiques de médecine et de chirurgie; 3 in OCLC (none in the U.S.); Sur les proportions relatives des membres supérieurs et des membres inférieurs chez les nègres et les européens, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1867, pp.15; not in OCLC; Discours prononcé sur la tombe de M. L. V. Lagneau [drop-title], [Paris, c. 1867], pp. 3; not in OCLC; Mémoire sur les cranes de Basques de Saint-Jean-de-Luz suive de recherches sur la comparison des indices céphaliques sur le vivant et sur le squelette, Paris, 1868, pp. [4], 79; 3 in OCLC; Sur le transformisme, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1871, pp. [4], 72; not in OCLC; De l'influence de l'éducation sur le volume et la forme de la tÍte, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1873, pp. 19, not in OCLC; Sur l'endocrane. Nouveau instruments destinés a étudier la cavité cranienne sans ouvrir le crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1873, pp. 36; 10 illus. in text, not in OCLC; Sur le plan horizontal de la tÍte et sur la méthode trigonométrique, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1873, pp. [4], 72, [3]; 6 figures in the text, 2 in OCLC (both at Yale); Rapport sur la réorganization du service de santé militaire, Paris, 1873, pp. 23, not in OCLC; Sur les doctrines de la diplogénèse, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1874, pp. 27, not in OCLC; Sur les cranes de solutré, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1874, pp. 20, not in OCLC; Sur la valeur des divers angles faciaux, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1875, pp. 31, 6 figures in the text, not in OCLC; Notions complémentaries sur l'ostéologie du crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1875, pp. 32, not in OCLC; Sur les indicies de l'omoplate chez l' homme. Les singes et dans la serie des mammifères, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1878, pp. 31, 5 figures in the text, not in OCLC; Sur le plan horizontal du crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1879, pp. 24, not in OCLC; Sur la déterminationde l'age moyen, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1879, pp. 24, not in OCLC; Étude des variations craniométriques et de leur influence sur les moyennes détermination de la série suffisante, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1880, pp. 67, not in OCLC; Experiences sur les oeufs a deux jaunes, being an extract from the Annales des Sciences, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1851], pp. 10, not in OCLC; Histoire des Travaux de la Société d' Anthropologie de Paris, Paris, 1863, pp. 60, not in OCLC; Eloge funebre de Pierre Gratiolet, being an extract from vol. 2 of the Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1865], engraved frontis portrait, pp. 7, not in OCLC; [entry for:] Anthropologie, offprint from Anthropologie, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1866- 7], pp. 275-300, not in OCLC; Sur la classification et la nomenclature craniologiques d'apres les indices céphaliques, offprint of an unidentified periodical, pp. [385]-422, [1], not in OCLC; Sur le stéréographe, nouvel instrument craniolographique, Paris, 1868, offprint from Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie, pp. [4], [99]-126, engraved plate, not in OCLC; offprint from Mémoires de la Socié [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Week on the Concord and the Merrimac Rivers

      Tickner and Fields, 1862. 1st edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. 1st edition sheets; 2nd title page. Some chipping at top and bottom of spine. Minor tear at top of hinge. Boards Fine; hinge Fine; pages Fine - Fine unread copy. Thoreua took back unsold copies of "A Week" from the publisher who couldn't sell them. Some copies were bound but most consisted of unbound 1st edition sheets. About which he famously said he "carried up two flights of stairs to storage." It can be assumed with some certainty that Thoreau carried the pages bound here in this particular book. There is a protective mylar cover.

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        A Comparative Grammar of the Sanskrit, Zend, Greek, Latin, Lithuanian, Gothic, German, and Sclavonic Languages, 3 volumes.

      Williams and Norgate, London & E 1862 - Cloth, octavo, 3 volumes, xvi + 1456 pages. Complete. Fair copy in original cloth binding, handsome repairs to cloth chipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1862 Civil War Bulletproof Vest Broadside

      Newbern, N.C. 1862 - Broadside. "Good News to the Army." Bartlett & Munn, Agents for Manufacturers. Newbern, N.C., April 17, 1862. 1 p., 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. A remarkable broadside advertising the sale of bulletproof vests to Union forces in North Carolina in the wake of the occupation of much of coastal North Carolina by General Ambrose Burnside's Expeditionary Force. "We beg leave to say to the officers and soldiers of the Expedition, that after some delay we have received another invoice of those Monitor, or Bullet Proof Vests, which we are selling at our stand, opposite the Post Office, and as it is impossible for us to visit all the various Camps, please call and examine, or order, with measure of breast and waist, which will insure a good fit. We shall be here only a week or two longer, therefore it is for the interest of all who may wish to purchase to call immediately."Historical BackgroundSeveral firms attempted to sell such bullet proof vests during the war, with ads for body armor even appearing in Harper's Weekly. According to historian Byron Farwell, "G. & D. Cook & Company of New Haven, Connecticut, offered to Union soldiers a 'soldier's bullet proof vest' in two models, a seven-dollar model for officers and a five-dollar one for enlisted men, and for a time early in the war the Atwater Armor Company also in New Haven, produced two hundred per day. Although they were nonregulation in both Civil War armies, a few volunteer regiments were quipped with them. They proved too heavy to be practical, and the increased efficiency of weapons destroyed any value they may have had."It is not known which company "Bartlett & Munn" represented. Advertising to Ambrose Burnside's troops, who had occupied New Bern, N.C. on March 14, 1862, they name their vests "Monitors," in obvious reference to the Union ironclad who had stood toe to toe with C.S.S. Virginia in the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8-9, 1862.ReferencesFarwell, Byron. The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Warfare (New York, 2001), p. 128.

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        Celebrating a Report of McClellan's Death

      1862 - Autograph Letter Signed ("Prentiss") Columbus, March 4, 1862. 1 p., 7 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. Partial Transcript"Columbus: Mch 4 , 1862Dear SWe had news last evening of another repulse of our forces at Manassas & the death of McLellan [sic]. The news generally credited for an hour or two was by the abolitionists well recd particularly the death of Mc. some even going so far as to say that if he was killed it could compensate for the loss of a battleI observe that you think there are some "celestial phenomena" developed in the political in these latter days.There certainly are developments terrestrial among which is the place of quartering on the enemy. Do you take?YoursPrentiss"Historical Background Prentiss fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, rising to the rank of Major General. He was captured at Shiloh along with 2200 other Union troops. He is often credited with holding the Confederate Army at bay in the area known as the 'Hornet's Nest,' allowing General Grant's army to survive the battle, and continue its trek into the South unfettered.

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        La Nouvelle Régence, Revue Spéciale des Échecs

      Paris: Café de la Régence, 1862 384 pages with diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") with original wrappers. From the library of James Barrett. Volume 3. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 6016). First edition.Volume one was published as La Régence and Nouvelle was added to the title starting with volume two. First published in 1860 and discontinued in 1864. Edited by Paul Journoud, who was a member of the Café de la Régence Chess Club of Paris. He was an editor of several chess periodicals: La Régence (1860), La Nouvelle Régence (1861?"1864), Le Palamède Français (1864), and Le Sphinx (1865?"1867).James J. Barrett wrote a few chess columns in the Buffalo area. In a chess magazine beginning on page 1 of the March 1948 Chess Review: he wrote a letter of complaint about the magazine?s choice of front-cover photographs. He played a substantial role in Paul Morphy The Pride and Sorrow of Chess by David Lawson (New York, 1976), and in the Acknowledgments (page vii) Lawson wrote, ?I wish particularly to express gratitude for the suggestions and generous help of James J. Barrett, with special reference to the selection, preparation, and proofreading of the games.?Condition:Paper spine lacking, heavy edge wear to wrappers with some soiling, Barrett's book plate on front end paper. A good copy.

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        Sinai photographed. Contemporary records of Israel in the wilderness. With an appendix.

      London, Richard Bentley, 1862 - 4°, XX, 352 S., 22 (von 26) meist montierte Taf. (davon 18 Orig.-Photogr.), Textabb., 1 lose Falttaf., Kart., Rücken fehlt, Lagen tlw. lose, tlw. stark stock- u. fingerfleckig, einige Bl. rissig u. lose, die Taf. tlw. etw. ausgeblichen, brauchbares, im Text vollständiges Ex. Erstausgabe. Frühe Fotografie 2600 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Reise nach Island im Sommer 1860. Mit wissenschaftlichen Anhängen.

      F.A. Brockhaus,, Leipzig, 1862 - Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1862. 8°. VIII, 499 S. Mit 1 Frontisp., 5 Holzstichtafeln, 1 gef. auf Leinen aufgez. farb. Karte und 1 Textholzstich. Grüner Leinenband der Zeit. NDB. - Erste Ausgabe. - William Thierry Preyer (1842-1897), in England geboren, studierte Naturwissenschaften und Medizin in Deutschland. Noch während seinen Studien beiteiligete er sich 1860 zusammen mit seinem Freund Ferdinand Zirkel ((1831-1912) an einer Island-Expedition. In seiner ersten Dissertation "Plautus impennis", erschienen 1862 in Heidelberg, beschreibt er den aussterbenden, mit kurzen Flügeln ausgestatteten pinguinählichen isländischen Vogel. - Mit Exlibris. Papier durchgehend, vor allem der Schnitt gebräunt. Einband berieben. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ATUAGAGDLIUTT. NALINGINARNIK TUSARUMINASASSUNIK UNIKÂT.

      [Nuuk, Greenland: Hinrich Rink, -1946, lacking the years 1884-91, 1894- 95, 1901-03]. 1862 - Eighty-five volumes. Replete with illustrations, many in color. Some issues loose. First volume in original limp patterned cloth. Second volume in cloth- backed printed boards, spine repaired. Third volume in cloth- backed boards, spine worn. Fourth volume with lower half of spine and titlepage lacking. Of the remaining volumes, sixteen are in cloth-backed boards and sixty- five are in original wrappers, spines generally worn. Second volume with contemporary manuscript index, possibly by Møller. Overall very good. A tremendous run of this landmark Greenland newspaper, equally celebrated for its remarkable quality, range of content, and longevity. The fourth volume of the this set is enhanced by a presentation inscription from Lars Møller, the longtime editor and noted native lithographer, to Hinrich Rink, proprietor of Greenland's first regular press and founder of the paper. Further, the plates in the fourth volume have been hand- colored, presumably by Møller in Rink's honor. ATUAGAGDLIUTT., translated literally as "distributed reading matter," stands alone when evaluating the impact of a single printed periodical on a native culture. The catholic editorial taste of Berthelsen and Møller not only brought the world's great literature to the doors of native Greenlanders, but did so in a manner that accomplished dual milestones in Greenlandic cultural history. First, by printing entirely in the native language, they transmitted the worldly canon, much of it for the first time, in a manner readily understandable by their readership. This resulted in a near instant removal of substantive cultural gaps between Greenland and Europe. Second, foreign epics and tales were often set alongside traditional native legends, equating their value with those of the outside world. In result, the success of ATUAGAGDLIUTT. was a point of national pride. Avidly consumed by its readership, its pages were shared, clipped, and culled to the point of near extinction. To date, five (at most) complete runs exist, entirely in public institutions in Denmark and Greenland. One additional set resides in private hands. Only nine institutions in the United States possess comparable runs, to varying degrees of completeness. The founders of ATUAGAGDLIUTT. include some of the most prominent men in the history of Greenlandic printing. The prime mover behind its creation, Hinrich Rink, first came to Greenland from Denmark in 1848, quickly rising to the position of royal inspector for South Greenland. In 1855 he began printing small pamphlets from a late 18th-century press left behind by Greenland's "first" printer, Jesper Brodersen, whose total known output is one small pamphlet done in 1793. In 1857 he installed a new press imported from Copenhagen, in effect becoming Greenland's first regular printer. Rink was soon joined by Rasmus Berthelsen, a native Greenlander who proved a quick study talented enough to become the paper's first editor when it was launched in 1861. Apprenticed to Berthelsen was Lars Møller, the son of a carpenter who, under the tutelage of Berthelsen and Rink, learned nearly every facet of the printing trade, including lithography. It was Møller who printed the ATUAGAGDLIUTT. from its earliest days, and he was responsible for a majority of the numerous lithographs. Accomplished as he was, the success of Møller's lithographs was due entirely to the instinctual talent of the original artist, the legendary Aron of Kangeq. While bedridden with tuberculosis, Aron received a visit from Rink, who had heard of Aron's considerable talent from other natives. According to Oldendow, "Rink.sent him paper, coloured pencils, and the necessary tools for woodcutting and with no instruction what so ever Aron produced over two hundred woodcuts and watercolors." His ability to illustrate both foreign and native legend alike secured his reputation, and his contributions were an invaluable addition to the paper. Berthelsen continued as editor for twelve years unt

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        Orley Farm. With Illustrations by J. E. Millais.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple wavy-grained cloth, the grain running perpendicularly for both volumes, covers blocked with conventional frame design in blind, on spines with farming designs and lettered in gold, pale yellow endpapers. Spines inevitably and very lightly sunned, a fine set: rare thus. Without publisher's catalogue sometimes found at end of vol. I ("cannot be regarded as essential" – Sadleir); 40 wood-engraved illustrations, with first state captions throughout. First edition, first issue, an exceptionally good copy. Unusually, the two volumes were published nearly ten months apart, and subsequent re-issues of each volume did not proceed in step, with the result is that sets often have the two volumes in mismatched issues. Sadleir claims priority for copies with the grain of the cloth perpendicular for vol. I and horizontal for vol. II, but his bibliographical reasoning is, for once, unconvincing. The text in both volumes of this set conforms entirely to the first issue (i.e. copies bound from parts), in matching bindings in which the grain of the cloth runs perpendicularly on both. Sadleir 13. [Attributes: First Edition]

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