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        Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria , in Search of Burke and Wills

      Melbourne: Wilson and Mackinnon, 1862. Octavo, with a lithographic portrait frontispiece and large folding map measuring 656 x 794 mm. (expertly repaired and laid down); a very good copy in handsome half crushed morocco by Sangorski with gilt lettering and raised bands. The first public printing of Landsborough's journals from the Burke and Wills relief expedition, featuring a splendid large map of the Australian continent marked with the routes of all major inland exploration attempts. Although Landsborough was not successful in locating traces of the forlorn Burke and Wills expedition, he had a keen eye for good pastoral land. Indeed, prior to the formation of the Queensland relief expedition in 1861, Landsborough had been professionally employed in exploring and surveying the remote interior for private grazing interests. This training is reflected in his journal, and 'Landsborough's discovery of good pastoral land on his more extensive expeditions created greater contemporary interest and his journals were quickly made available to the public' (Australian Rare Books p.241). When Landsborough fell out with Frederick Walker, leader of the other Queensland relief expedition (and by many accounts a thoroughly unsavoury character), he proceeded south from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Cooper's Creek. Accordingly, his journal records much of the territory encountered by Burke and Wills on their tragic journey northward.

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        Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria , in Search of Burke and Wills

      Wilson and Mackinnon, Melbourne 1862 - Octavo, with a lithographic portrait frontispiece and large folding map measuring 656 x 794 mm. (expertly repaired and laid down); a very good copy in handsome half crushed morocco by Sangorski with gilt lettering and raised bands. The first public printing of Landsborough's journals from the Burke and Wills relief expedition, featuring a splendid large map of the Australian continent marked with the routes of all major inland exploration attempts. Although Landsborough was not successful in locating traces of the forlorn Burke and Wills expedition, he had a keen eye for good pastoral land. Indeed, prior to the formation of the Queensland relief expedition in 1861, Landsborough had been professionally employed in exploring and surveying the remote interior for private grazing interests. This training is reflected in his journal, and 'Landsborough's discovery of good pastoral land on his more extensive expeditions created greater contemporary interest and his journals were quickly made available to the public' (Australian Rare Books p.241). When Landsborough fell out with Frederick Walker, leader of the other Queensland relief expedition (and by many accounts a thoroughly unsavoury character), he proceeded south from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Cooper's Creek. Accordingly, his journal records much of the territory encountered by Burke and Wills on their tragic journey northward. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        North America

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1862. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original brown boards with 4 pages of undated advertisements to the rear (slight push to the spine head, light surface mark to the front board), with the pages being remarkably clean for this title, showing only a few tiny spots of the foxing here and there; understood to be the first American edition, having been pirated and published by Harper prior to Lippincott's publication of the first authorized American edition. Easily the nicest copy we have seen in over 30 years. A Fine copy of the pirated, and first, American edition. Quite Scarce in this condition.

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        Coast of Western India from Cape Comerin to Bombay Compiled Chiefly from the Surveys made by order of the Honorable East India Company.

      1862 - London: James Imray & Son, 1862. Touches of original colour. Two sheets joined, total 1040 x 1270mm, backed onto blue paper, edged with linen with original title label. A few small signs of wear, publisher's ink stamp on chart, 'corrected to 1887'. Detailed sea chart of the Indian coast line from Mumbai south to Cape Comerin, with four inset details including Bombay Harbour.

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      London, John Murray, 1862.FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE 1862, Freeman's variant a, 8vo, 200 x 130 mm, 8 x 5¼ inches, 1 folding illustration and 33 woodcut illustrations in the text, pages: vi, 365, plus 32 pages of publisher's catalogue dated December 1861, original publisher's blind decorated cloth with vertical lines and corner ornaments, central gilt orchid to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine, with tiny gilt decoration at head and tail, original light brown endpapers. Expertly rebacked in matching cloth, original backstrip laid on, just showing a little new cloth at head and tail of spine and a very small piece on lower hinge, spine gilt dull, bright on upper cover, armorial bookplate of Jos. Gavit on front pastedown (Natura nihil alienit), most pages unopened from page 241. A very good clean tight copy of the first issue (spine relaid as noted). See Freeman, The Works of Charles Darwin page 112 and No. 800. Variant b of the first edition was in plum coloured cloth like variant a but the cloth did not have vertical lines like variant a, and the adverts in variant b may be dated as late as September 1871. This is the only Murray Darwin between 1859 and 1910 not bound in green cloth. Fertilisation of Orchids was concerned with working out in detail the relationship between sexual structures of orchids and the insects which fertilise them, their evolution being attributed to natural selection. It is therefore the first of the volumes of supporting evidence for Origin of Species. Life and Letters Volume 3 page 274 quotes Asa Gray as saying 'if the Orchid - book (with a few trifling omissions) had appeared before the "Origin" the author would have been canonised rather than anathematised by the natural theologians', and notes that a review in the Literary Churchman found only one fault 'that Mr Darwin's expression of admiration at the contrivances in orchids is too indirect a way of saying, "O Lord, how manifold are thy works"'. See also Sotheby's Jeremy Norman Collection, No. 127. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Works of Edmund Spenser

      Bell and Daldy, London 1862 - Five volumes, large octavo, fine in half polished calf, spines gilt. Handsome collected edition in a uniform polished calf binding by Bayntun of Bath. This edition collates the works of the great Tudor poet Edmund Spenser, including the Faerie Queene and The Shepheards Calendar. It includes scholarly notes and the Life of Spenser. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carta de la Bahia de Batavia y sus inmediaciones segun los trabajos holandeses mas modernos.

      1862 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Lithograph. 460 x 610mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Old Chart of the Bay of Jakarta with numerous depth soundings and recommended routes into port.

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        Reise der öesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde , in den Jahren 1857,1858, 1859?

      1861-, Vienna 1862 - Three volumes, quarto, numerous folding maps and illustrations, folding map in rear endpaper sleeve of the first volume; a few points of wear affect the joints but a fine bright set overall. Scarce record of the only major Austrian exploring expedition and circumnavigation. Under the command of Captain Bernard von Wüllerstorf-Urbair, the Novara travelled extensively throughout Oceania throughout 1857-1859 and visited both Australia and New Zealand. These three volumes form part of the official publication of the scientific results of the voyage. The author, Dr. Karl von Scherzer, was an anthropologist and linguist, and accordingly here contributes the ethnological description of the scientific results. At the encouragement of the former governor of New Zealand, with whom Captain Wüllerstorf-Urbair conversed while resting in Cape Town, the expedition visited Auckland where the Austrian geologists conducted skilful surveys in the volcanic regions of the North Island. Two Maori men, Wiremu Toeto and Hemera Rerehau, boarded the Novara and eventually returned to Austria. Here they joined the lavish welcoming parade, were feted by Viennese society, and eventually trained in the art of printing and lithography before returning to New Zealand. Before leaving Vienna, they were presented with a printing press, including fonts and associated tools, by the Emperor Franz Joseph. Interestingly, Dr. Scherzer himself trained as a typographer before commencing university studies, and may well have played a part in the training of Wiremu Toeto and Hemera Rerehau. The scientific results were published in 22 volumes over some 16 years. These three volumes by Dr. Scherzer form the first three volumes of the complete set, noted by Howgego for its scarcity. An abridged version was published shortly afterwards, and other contemporary editions included English and Italian translations.

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        Traité pratique des maladies mentales

      Baillière, Paris 1862 - In-8. Collation : XVI, 672 pp. Demi-basane noire, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.). Première édition. Ce traité devenu classique a formé plusieurs générations d'étudiants. Marcé, adversaire des théories psychologiques était partisan de l'école anatomoclinique. Sommaire : Historique - Des principes et de la méthode à suivre dans l'étude des maladies mentales - La folie appartient principalement à la classe des névroses. Caractères généraux des névroses - Eléments symptomatiques . Classification - Symptomatologie - Marche de la folie - Des crises dans la folie - Des causes de la folie - Pronostic - Mortalité - Anatomie pathologique - Diagnostic - Traitement - Asiles et colonies d'aliénés - Des hallucinations et des illusions - De la manie - De la mélancolie - De la folie à double forme , ou folie circulaire - Des monomanies - De la démence - De la paralysie générale - Idiotie et crétinisme - De l'épilepsie - De l'hystérie - De la chorée ou danse de Saint-Guy , au point de vue de l'état mental - De la pellagre - De l'alcoolisme - Applications médico-légales. Quelques rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. Semelaigne 2, 129.

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        A Handbook for Colonists in Tropical Australia . By George Windsor Earl? Formerly Commissioner of Crown Lands at Port Essington?

      printed for the editor, at Pinang, by Matthew Gregory Sr, Singapore 1862 - Octavo, four plates (three folding) printed on paperstock that has browned uniformly; an excellent copy, the original blue printed wrappers bound in, early French owner's note to front wrapper slightly clipped, later quarter calf, some wear at head of spine to joints. By a Northern Territory first fleeter, published in Singapore. The north coast of Australia: a proposal for settlement in remote northern Australia, written by a pioneer of the region and veteran of the Port Essington settlement of 1838 under Sir James Bremer, and published in Singapore. This detailed account covers the entire north coast of Australia from Victoria River in the west to Carpentaria and the northeast coast as far down as the Fitzroy River (near present-day Rockhampton). George Windsor Earl (?1813-1865) was an important figure in the repeated attempts to settle the north coasts of Australia. As early as 1830 he is reported to have visited the new Swan River colony as a settler, but he had long-harboured plans for establishing a settlement on the north coast of Australia. By 1835, having returned to London, he had recruited the support of the Asiatic Society and the Royal Geographical Society in just such a venture, with the result that the Alligator and the Britomart were dispatched to Port Essington under the command of Sir James Bremer as part of the North Australia Expedition of 1838. Earl joined the expedition as "linguist" and Commissioner of Crown Lands for Port Essington, and over the ensuing decade spent a great deal of time in Port Essington and also Sydney. Due to poor health he retired to Singapore and died attempting the return voyage to England in 1865. Earl issued this work, as he noted in his introduction, at a time when 'the stock stations of the Queensland colonists having extended northward nearly to the parallel of the head of the Gulf of Carpentaria, while a movement has taken place which looks like a general advance along the whole line of southern colonies into the Tropical Region.' The charts included in this edition were engraved by T. Black in Calcutta, and are of particular interest for Earl's interesting theories and notes on prevailing winds and currents: work which would duly be recognised by both Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. Ferguson knew only two copies (his own collection and the Mitchell Library) and recognised the real rarity of this exotic Singapore imprint: 'A very rare work owing to its being printed and issued in the Straits Settlement. The introduction is dated from Province Wellesley, January 8, 1863.'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Taeping Rebellion in China: A Narrative of Its Rise and Progress, Based upon Original Documents and Information Obtained in China. By Commander Lindesay Brine.

      London, John Murray, 1862.. 8°, Halbleder. First edition, first printing. 8°, 20.5 x 13,5 cm, 394 + 32 pp, 7 illustrations (The Yang-zte-kiang, Plan of Nankin, Plan of Shanghae, Woosung River, Ningpo department, Ningpo), including a foldout map of China (30,5 x 34 cm). Later 3/4 Leather binding in very good condition.

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        Romola. Cornhill Magazine, Vol. VI: 31 - 36. Vol. VII: 37 - 42. Vol. VIII: 43 - 44. (i.e. 14)

      London July 1862 - August 1863. Large 8vo. Illustr. [Frederic Leighton] with 24 [all] plates, 14 decorated initials and a tailpiece. Contemp. half calf w. raised bands. Inner front hinge broken, otherwise very good

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


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        Laatste reis van Ida Pfeiffer naar Madagaskar, door Duitschland, Nederland, de Kaap en Mauritius. Voorafgegaan door eene korte levensschets der schrijfster. Naar het Hoogduitsch.

      Utrecht, J.G. Broese, 1862.Contemporary half calf. With lithographed portrait of the author by J.D. Steuerwald. XI,235 pp.* First Dutch edition, first published in Vienna in 1861 Reise nach Madagascar. - Ida Pfeiffer (1797-1858) 'was the first full-time woman traveller of all, and one of the very few who never felt the need to qualify her impulse: she travelled because she wanted to see the world, and saw no reason why she shouldn't. .. Her books were sensationally popular and translated and retranslated all over the world' (Robinson, Wayward women, p.25-26). - Age-browned otherwise a fine copy of the rare Dutch edition.Tiele 857; not in Cat. NHSM; Ryckebusch p.45; Medelssohn II, p. 158; Grandidier 3951.

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        Carta Esférica de la Costa Oriental de China Desde el Rio Ngau-Keang hasta el Whang-ho-kau segun los trajabos de los capitanes Kellett y Collinson de la Marina Real Inglesa.

      1862 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1862. Touches of original colour. 1000 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Slight toning at centrefold.

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        "Hutmacher Amt". Fahne mit Inschrift und mittig einem bekrönten Wappenschild mit Zylinder, oben ein Medaillon mit Umschrift "Heil dem Fest" und mittig einem Zylinder, links ein Zweispitz, dazu weitere Fahnen.

      . Lavierte Federzeichnung von Carl Fink, Hannover, 1862, 25 x 19 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. XI, S. 574: Der Maler und Zeichner Carl W.E. Fink (1814 bis nach 1885) war von 1852 bis 1860 Hoftheatermaler in Hannover. - Vorzeichnung zur chromolithographierten Tafel VIII im "Ernst-August-Album" des Verlags Klindworth, Hannover, 1862. Die Fahnen wurden mitgeführt beim Festzug anläßlich der Enthüllung des Denkmals für König Ernst August von Hannover am 21.9.1861. Unter den weiteren Fahnen sind: Kürschner mit Hermelin und Leopardenfell, Handschuhmacher mit Handschuh, Schneider mit Scheren. Beiliegt: Dieselbe Darstellung als Lithographie mit Tonplatte, in einem Vorzugsabzug mit Farbproben in Aquarell, als Vorarbeit für die chromolithographierte Tafel VIII im "Ernst-August-Album" des Verlags Klindworth, Hannover, 1862. Insgesamt zwei Darstellungen auf zwei Blättern. - In den Rändern etwas angestaubt und fingerfleckig.

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        Album of Thirty-Six Watercolour Sketches of North Wales, Including Bangor, Aber Village, Llanberis, Menai Bridge et al.].

      1862 - 8 July - 2 September 1862. Oblong Duodecimo (ca. 9,5x13 cm). 37 leaves. Thirty-six watercolour views, including one double-page. All watercolours captioned and dated in ink on verso of the leaves. Artist's signature on the first pastedown "Bertha Gope. July 8th/ 62." Period black gilt tooled quarter sheep with brown cloth boards and a label of the album maker "G. Rowney & Co. London" on the first pastedown. Binding rubbed and loose on hinges, with a tear on the bottom of the front hinge, four needle holes on the upper corner of the front board, otherwise a very good album. Attractive miniature sketchbook by a skilled amateur artist, with thirty-six watercolour views of North Wales, opening with a beautiful double-page panorama of Bangor harbour. There are another twelve views of Bangor in the sketchbook, showing boats in the waters of Menai Strait, shores of the Anglesea Island in distance or stone walls of Pernhyn Castle. Nine sketches depict the small village of Aber (Gwynedd), ten km east of Bangor, with a view of the Aber Falls; seven sketches are dedicated to Llanberis, a village at the foot of Snowdon, including views of the Lake Llyn Padarn, a part of Snowdon and "Capel Curig from Llanberis Pass". There are also two views of the Menai Bridge and a sketch of the Gorad Goch island showing the original box sections of the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Strait (built in 1852 and reconstructed in the 1970s). Overall a nice keepsake from a summer travel across North Wales. The region of North Wales "is steeped in history and was for almost a millennium known as the Kingdom of Gwynedd. The mountainous stronghold of Snowdonia formed the nucleus of that realm and would become the last redoubt of independent Wales - only overcome in 1283. To this day it remains a stronghold of the Welsh language and a centre for Welsh national and cultural identity" (Wikipedia). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia; together with a Description of the Country and its various inhabitants.

      London: Wertheim MacIntosh and Hunt 1862 - First edition, 8vo, viii, 322 pp. Folding map and 8 lithographic plates plus illustrations in the text, some occasional mild spotting. Original gilt titled blue cloth, rubbed, recently recased.

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        Mémoire sur Les Corpuscules organisés qui existent dans L'Atmosphère. Examen de la Doctrine des Générations spontanées.

      Paris, Victor Masson et Fils, Imprimerie de Bachelier, 1862. 8vo. Uncut in later marbled wrappers. In "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", 3me Series - Tome LXIV. 512 pp. and 5 plates (4 folding). (The entire volume offered). Pasteur's paper: pp. 5-110 and 2 folded plates. A few scattred brownspots.. This landmark paper in which Pasteur once and for all disproves the doctrine of spontaneous generation, in the form in which it had been upheld through the nineteenth century, and he suggest that infection is spread by germs. He demonstrates that fermentation is connected with living organisms and that when these were excluded spontaneous generation does not occur.The memoir was also published in Ann. d. sc. naturelles the year before in a more condenced form."Pasteur's publications on the subject of spontaneous generation consist chiefly of communications to the Academy of Sciences of Paris and published in abstracts in the "Comptes rendus de l'Acad. des Sciences" of 1860 and 1861. In these communications he dealt with the collection and demonstration of germs in the air, the origin of ferments, the distribution of germs in nature, and many other questions. These reports were finally expanded in his famous Mémoire sur les Corpuscules organisés qui existent..." (the paper offered). It was of this research that Tyndall wrote: 'Clearness, strenght and caution with consummate experimental skill for their minister were rarely more strikingly displayed than in this imperishable essay.' It was, indeed, the inauguration of a new eåpoch in bacteriology and should be studied by all who desire a schooling in the art of rigorous experimentation."(Bulloch "The History of Bacteriology", p. 96)."In may 1861, at a meeting of the Societe Chimique de Paris, Pasteur presented the major results of his work on spontaneous generation in a lecture later expanded into his prize-winning memoir (the paper offered). Although this memoir is essentially a restatement of his earlier papers on the topic, it is richer in etail and contains some new material. The appearance under the microscope of atmospheric dust and of the organisms found in infusions received considerable attention, as did the role of contaminated mercury as a source error in the experiments of Pouchet and others..."(DSB X, p. 371).Sparrow, Milestones of Science, p. 42, plate 183

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        Aus Schinkel's Nachlaß. Reisetagebücher, Briefe und Aphorismen. Mitgetheilt und mit einem Verzeichniß sämmtlicher Werke Schinkel's versehen. 4 Bde. Berlin, Decker 1862-64. 4to. 1688 S. Mit 2 gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln u. 5 montierten Orig.-Photographien. Orig.-Halblederbde. mit Rückentitel.

      . . Tadelloses Exemplar dieser seltenen postumen Veröffentlichung, die erstmals den schriftlichen Nachlaß des Künstlers publiziert. - Heidtmann 249.

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        Grote, George.

      From the earliest period to the close of the generation contempory with Alexander the Great. A new edition in eight volumes With portrait,maps, and plans. London by John Murray.1862. 8 vols.with frontisp.portret, 9 fold.maps and 4 fold.plans.581-572-564-572-616-530-670-732pp.

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        LIVES OF THE ENGINEERS with an Account of Their Principal Works[5 volumes]

      John Murrary, London; 1862, 1866 & 1868 - In 5 volumes comprising three volumes of the "Lives of the Engineers" dated 1862 , 1 volume titled "Lives of Bouton and Wat" principally from the original Soho mss. second edition dated 1866, and 1 volume titled "The Life of George Stephenson and of his son Robert Stephenson" comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the railway locomotive, a new edition, revised and enlarged dated 1868, portrait frontispieces, illustrations, all uniformly bound in an early 3/4 brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, a few spots of scattered foxing, very minor spots of rubbing, otherwise a handsome, nearly fine set. Octavo

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      Paris: Victor Masson et Fils, 1862. Paris:: Victor Masson et Fils,, 1862. Very Good+. Offered is Very Good+ entire ex-library Vols. 64-66 bound together in burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering spine. Minimal sun spine, mild soil edges, scattered foxing, ink stamp ffep and title page. No other library markings. 8vo.

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        Palumbuno , Wrack und Dünen

      1862. Aquarell auf Papier, unten links 'Palibum. V,28. August 1862, Palumbuno Wrach-Dünen'. Darstellung: 23,3 cm x 27,6 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Das Aquarell der Ehefrau des Politikers und mItbegründers der Zentrumspartei Carl Friedich von Savigny (1814 Berlin - Frankfurt a.M. 1875) Marie von Savigny (1831-1905), geb. Arnim-Boitzenburg, ist eine stille Momentaufnahme. Obwohl die grauen Wolken sturmgepeitscht erscheinen, ruht das Meer in sich selbst. Dieser Kontrast der Ruhe und der Bewegung der Wolken wird wiederholt verdeutlicht durch das Wrack, das angespülte Schiff, sowie den vier Personen, dem Betrachter den Rücken zugewandt. Die Bewegung scheint sich nur im Himmel abzuspielen, neben den Wolken fliegen Möwen auf das offene Meer hinaus. Doch auf dem Land, in den Dünen, herrscht vermeintliche Ruhe: das Meer ist ruhig, das Schiff scheint sich in leichten Wellen zu wiegen, weder die Röcke noch schwarzen Kopftücher der Damen flattern im Wind.

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        Lengthy Autographed Letter Signed on Union Army letterhead

      Connecticut 1862 - Noted archaeologist of biblical sites and highly educated Congregational minister, chaplain to the 49th U.S. Colored Infantry at Vicksburg during the Civil War. 6 pages (front and back), 8 x 5 inches, on "Fifth Reg't" (Union Army) letterhead featuring a distinctive fighting dog logo, "Camp Near Hancock" (Connecticut), February 11, 1862. This long and detailed letter to a friend and fellow minister contains much news of Camp Huntington and the men in it, in part: ".You know for a long time Gambling has been practiced in the Reg't. I wrote Col. Ferry a letter in regard to it. Signed it A Lover of Morality. The next day he issued an order prohibiting it.All say they are glad it has been stopped except a few Such as the Johnsons.The best of the joke is no one Knows who set the Ball in motion. I hope you will write when you can. I shall be happy to hear from you." Natural folds; excellent legibility. Near fine condition.

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        Improviseret Vers om Missis og Mags-Lovdi.

      . Handskrevet og med initialer signeret digt pa 4 vers dateret Basnaes Juni 1862. "Missis seer til Lovdi hen, Han Kjaemmet var og vasket, Hun siger: "var han en Ungersvend, Til Gretnagreen vi trasket!". - Missis sidder saa luunt og godt, klapper saa Lovdis Manke, Han er for hende som AEblekompot, Han er hendes stadige Tanke. - Missis kjörer i Carabank, og det har der gjort saa mange, Hun kysser paa Lovdis Pusselank, Og taber Shawlet to Gange. - Missis og Lovdi saettes paa Vers, De sidde til Verdens Ende. Ingen maa komme de to paatvers, Han göer og hun vil skjende". Basnaes Juni 1862. H.C.A. * Digtet er skrevet til Agnes Dunlop (f. pa St. Croix 1830 - d. Köbenhavn 1908) ogsa kaldet Mis og hendes hund Lovdi. Hun var datter af plantageejer John Baltazar Dunlop og var, indtil indgaelsen af aegteskab 1863 med digteren og adjunkt ved Sorö Akademi Michael Rosing, selskabsdame hos Fru Scavenius pa Basnaes. H.C. Andersen naevner hunden i sin dagbog 15.11. 1860. Digtet er sa vidt det vides ikke trykt i nogle samlinger. Manuskriptet har vaeret foldet 2 gange..

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        One of the first printings of Lincolnís Emancipation Proclamation west of the Mississippi

      Fort Dodge, Iowa: , October 4, 1862 Original newspaper, ìThe Fort Dodge Republican,î 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:î From this newspaper, in part: îThat 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 be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. ìThat the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the States and parts of States, if any, in which the people thereof, respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the United States; and the fact that any State, or the people thereof, shall on that day be, in good faith, represented in the Congress of the United States by members chosen thereto at elections wherein a majority of the qualified voters of such State shall have participated, shall, in the absence of strong countervailing testimony, be deemed conclusive evidence that such State, and the people thereof, are not then in rebellion against the United StatesÃ?î

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        The History of King Philip's War by the Rev. Increase Mather, D.D., Also, a History of the Same War, by the Rev. Cotton Mather, D.D., to which are added An Introduction and Notes"

      Boston: J. Munsell, 1862. Limited Edition. Half-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. Limited edition, one of 11 large paper copies (250 smaller paper copies were printed simultaneously). Original wrappers bound in with original title label mounted on rear flyleaf. Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on verso of front endpaper. A few very faint spots on boards, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1862 Half-Leather. xxxii, 281 pp. Navy blue leather spine & corners over cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispieces of Increase & Cotton Mather. An account of the First Indian War (1675-1678), called King Philip's War by the English in derisive description of the Native American leader Metacomet. This work combines Increase Mather's 1676 work entitled ""A brief history of the war with the Indians in New-England..."" with a history of the same war by his brother Cotton Mather, which originally appeared in his Magnalia Christi Americana. The two appear in two separate type faces, so they can be read together as a continuous narrative, or compared against one another. Extensive footnotes with preface and introductory note by Samuel G. Drake, who also contributed to a 19th century edition of Thomas Church's history of King Philip's War. Fold-out chart of the Pedigree of the Family of Mather precedes Drake's introductory material. Sabin 46693. Howes M-400."

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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha, compuesto por.Nueva edición, adornada con láminas de cobre, cuyas planchas son propiedad de la Real Academia Española. Tomo Segundo

      Imprenta Nacional, Madrid 1862 - 36 cm. Holandesa piel editorial. Dorados lomo. (Sólo el tomo II de esta excelente edición y segunda parte del Quijote). 16 láminas. Excelente estado general. Leves puntos de óxido en mmárgenes de cuatro láminas. IX-439 pp.- 8 h. En español. Book in spanish. El pago contrarrembolso lleva un recargo de 2 euros. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Krankheiten des Ohres. Ihre Erkenntniss und Behandlung. Ein Lehrbuch der Ohrenheilkunde in Form akademischer Vorträge.

      Würzburg, Stahel, 1862.. XII, 262 Seiten mit 13 Textabb. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückentitel (Rücken berieben).. *Seltene erste Ausgabe des ersten akademischen Lehrbuchs für Ohrenheilkunde. - Tröltsch war Otologe von Weltruf. 1857 begann er zu praktizieren und wandte sich auf Grund seines Rufes bald ganz der Ohrenheilkunde zu. Er lehrte zunächst in privatem Rahmen und erhielt 1861 den ersten Lehrstuhl für Ohrenheilkunde in Würzburg. 1862 erscheint sein berühmt gewordenes Lehrbuch der Ohrenheilkunde, 1864 begründet er zus. mit Politzer und Schwartze das 'Archiv für Ohrenheilkunde' und 1879 wird die otiatrische Poliklinik gegründet. Tröltsch's Arbeit war von außerordentlichem Einfluß auf den Fortschritt der Ohrenheilkunde und der Beginn der Otologie als eigenständige medizinische Disziplin. - Anfangs und am Schluß papierbedingt gebräunt.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("P. T. Barnum"), to "My dear Henry" [Henry D. Beach] about Miss Warren and General Tom Thumb

      New York, december 25, 1862 - Barnum encourages Henry Beach of the New York Sun to write favorably of the marriage between General Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren. Reading in part: "If you will at the same time quietly suggest in three or four lines that the elegant little woman Miss [Lavinia] Warren now at the St. Nicholas Hotel would make a brilliant match for the little General, the thing will be complete! If I don't make it up to the Sun in the way of advertising two-fold, charge me what you please & I will pay it." Lavinia Warren and General Tom Thumb married in 1863 to great fanfare and press coverage 8vo. 1 page pen and ink on "Office of the New-York Sun" stationery. Small puncture affecting one word, faint creasing from prior folding

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        Civil War Patriotic Movable Tent Valentine with Its Original Patriotic Envelope

      , 1862. 1862. Often referred to as "The Soldier's Farewell," this set of cover and movable card is the second hardest Civil War patriotic to find and is identified as "Extremely Rare" in Walcott (see number 2380). The valentine features a flag draped tent with movable flaps that open to reveal a soldier writing a letter to his sweetheart at home. Both card and cover are unused. The card is clean with some light edge wear and one light dot of foxing. The envelope has some light soiling and is missing the top flap and one side flap.. Card and Envelope. Very Good.

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        Important and Lengthy War-Date Letter from West Point about Weaponry

      West Point, 1862. West Point, 1862. unbound. 6 pages (front and back), 10 x 8 inches, West Point, New York, September 8, 1862. Signed "S. V. Benet" and written to Col. Alexander Hamilton Bowman, Supt. of the United States Military Academy, reporting on an ordinance trial of a projectile designed by American inventor Michael Ritner that could actually penetrate iron...but would be denied a production contract, in very small part: "...One of the objects of the trial was to test the penetrating power of lead projectiles when fired against iron plates. The gun used was a 50 pound semi-steel caliber 5.1 inches - rifled. On July 29 - a lead shot, in the form of a night cylinder, weighing 32lbs, with India rubber sabot, a charge of 8 lbs mortar powder...was fired at a wrought iron plate 46 inches from a vertical distance...92 feet from the muzzle of the gun. The iron plate was strongly supported by timbers...the lead shot struck the plate in the center, penetrating 1 1/2 inches - the indentation being 8 inches in diameter. The iron plate was bent and riddled, and cracked in the rear, clear across and nearly through its entire thickness..." Benet would go on to perform many additional tests, several conducted using large amounts of black powder and 100lb. rifled Parrot Guns, but in conclusion he wrote: "There is nothing in the whole trial to show that any material benefit is to be derived from the use of India rubber wads or sabots." Just six months before this letter was written, the Ironclad vessels Merrimack and Monitor fought a battle that ended in a draw, partly because neither ship had the capacity to infiltrate iron plating with an effective projectile. Two metal-rimmed punch holes in the left margin, small stain in the upper right corner of the first page, and two horizontal folds. Very good condition. Career military officer who fought through the Civil War, eventually being promoted through the ranks to Brigadier General and Chief of United States Army Ordinance. He was the father of Col. James Walker Benet and Laurence Vincent Benet (United States Navy), and the Grandfather of poets Stephen Vincent Benet and Laura Benet. He died on Jan. 22, 1895 and is interred at Arlington National Cemetery. Benet played a significant role in the American Army's organizational / technological modernization, which had its modest beginnings before the Spanish-American War.

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        The Poetical Works of John Dryden

      Edinburgh - James Nichol, 1862. Edinburgh - James Nichol, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the Poetical Works of John Dryden with a biographical notice and critical dissertation written by Rev. George Gilfillan and the text edited by Charles Cowden ClarkeIn two volumes complete. John Dryden (1631 - 1700) was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him Glorious John. He was made Poet Laureate in 1668. George Gilfillan (1813 - 1878) was a Scottish author and poet. He was one of the spasmodic poets, and an editor and commentator of earlier British poetry. With an ink inscription dated 1863 to front blank of volume one. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally,generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, slight rubbing and marks to boards and slight fading to spines. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with slight foxing predominantly to front and rear of volumes. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Dictionnaire General des Lettres, des Beaux-Arts et des Sciences Morales et Politiques. In twovolumes

      Paris - Dezobry, Tandou andCo, 1862. Paris - Dezobry, Tandou andCo, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A comprehensive French reference work of letters, Fine Arts and Moral and Political Sciences. Includes for letters: grammar, linguistics, rhetoric, poetics, versification, criticism etc. For the fine arts: archictecture, sculpture, music etc. For moral and political sciences: philosophy, psychology, logic etc. Withdemonstrative illustrations in the text. Bachelet was one of the authors-directors of the Historical Dictionary of Biography, a company of writers, artists, publicists and scholars. This dictionary was produced with the collaboration and co-direction of M. Ch. Dezobry. Louis Charles Dezobry (17981871) was a French historian and historical novelist. Jean-Louis-Theodore Bachelet, (1820-1879), was a French scholar. He is the author of the famous Louis Charles Dezobry General Dictionary of biography and history, mythology, geography, ancient and modern compared antiques and institutions Greek, Roman, French and foreign. Paris, 1857 and 1863. Reissue: Paris, in Delagrave, 1889 (2 volumes, 2989 pages),the Dictionary of Biography and History, Paris, 1863 (in collaboration with Louis Charles Dezobry), and the Dictionary of Arts, Fine Arts and Moral and Political Sciences, Paris, 1863 (in collaboration with Louis Charles Dezobry). He was also the author of books of simple extension, published under his name or under the pseudonyms of Grove or Mignan by Mgard editions of Rouen: The Hundred Years War (1852), The French in Italy in the sixteenth century (1853), History of Napoleon I (1854), the Great French ministers: Suger, Jacques Court, Sully, Richelieu, Mazarin, Colbert (1855), St. Louis king of France (1863), Francis and his century (1869), the illustrious men of France (1874). Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally sound although a bit rubbed. The hinges have been reinforced but are slightly strained a few pages in. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean with instances of light scattered spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Geheimnisse des Schaffots. Memoiren von sieben Scharfrichter-Generationen. (1685-1847). Aus dem Französischen des H. Sanson, letztem Vollstrecker der Todesurtheile des Hohen Gerichtshofes von Paris. 7 in 3 Bänden

      Berlin, Sacco 1862 - 1864.. Berlin, Sacco 1862 - 1864.. HLdr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Fromm V, 23514. - Komplett nicht häufige Ausgabe der berühmt-berüchtigten Erinnerungen aus einem blutigen Berufsleben. - Etwas berieben, Rücken mit kleinen Papierschildchen.

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        ORLEY FARM

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862.. London: Chapman and Hall, 1862.. Two volumes. Original blindstamped brown-purple grained cloth with gilt decorated spines, untrimmed. Illustrations by J.E. Millais. Spines a little faded (as usual), small perforation to rear endsheet gutter of vol. II, some offsetting to pastedowns and light foxing to endsheets, otherwise a fine set in an amateurish half-morocco slipcase with cloth- covered insert. Very scarce in this condition. First edition in book form (originally issued in twenty monthly parts), possibly mixed issues. Sadleir notes that "reprinting of the two volumes was not simultaneous . . . and I believe that the numerous combinations of varying volumes which exist are due, not always to careless mixing of sets between 1862 and present day, but often to circumstances of publication." In this set, the first volume corresponds generally with Sadleir's first issue, bearing the stabholes of the original bound-together parts, vertically grained cloth, and the printer's imprints on verso of the title and on p. 320. However, Sadleir calls for two plates to be together between pp. 86 and 87, and in this volume, one of the plates is bound-in facing p. 73, which Sadleir indicates is a second issue trait. In this set, Volume II has vertically grained cloth, as called for in Sadleir's third issue, but otherwise corresponds with Sadleir's first issue. No advertisements are included in either volume. However, Sadleir indicates: "the presence of absence of a catalogue . . . will, in the case of Orley Farm, have even less than its usual significance, because of the tangled chronology of the novel's piecemeal issue." SADLEIR 13.

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        Magasin des Demoiselles. Tome Dix-Neuvieme. 29. Jahrgang. 1862-63

      Paris, Magasin des Demoiselles, 1862-63,. OHLdr., mit Rückengoldprägung. 460 S. 18 color. Modenbildern (farbige Lithographien), 12 vielgefalt. Notenbeilagen. Signatur auf d. Rücken..

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        Stories of Stories Fun for the Little Ones - Stories of Enchantment from the German Numerous Illustrations

      Boston: G. W. Cottrell, 1862. Boston: G. W. Cottrell, 1862. Grey embossed boards tight, spine bumped, gilt decoration title, edgewear. Additional wood engraved title page : Story of Stories Fun for the Little Ones Notes 328 pgs. Contents. Each Story Having a Maxium and a Moral. Pentamerone orginally published in Naples between 1634 - 1636 in Neapolitan dialect, Dr Grimm suggested abridgement, Taylor translated from the Neapolitan not from the German. Ver y Rare OCLC finds 0 copies. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Illus. by George Cruikshank. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Folklore. Owner's Name. First American Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

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        6 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Meiningen, 1862-67.. Zusammen 8 SS. auf Doppelblättern. 8vo.. Vier Briefe an Hrn. Förster, einer an dessen Gattin und ein Empfehlungsschreiben an die Saalfelder Schloßverwaltung des Inhalts, daß "Herrn Rath Förster [...] hinsichtl[ich] Durchsuchung des Saalfelder Schlosses nach Kunst- und antiquarischen Gegenständen" alle Räume "vom Keller bis in die Bodenräume" zu zeigen seien (Br. v. 5. XI. 1866, mit gut erhaltenem Siegel). - "Euer Wohlgeboren beeile ich mich, auf Ihren Brief [...] zu erwidern, daß ich Sie ersuche, für 200 Thlr. das Landschaftsbild von Poussin (62" breit 37" hoch) zu erwerben [...]" (Br. v. 10. I. 1862). - "Euer Wohlgeboren sende ich den Cranach zurück, da mein Vater sich leider nicht entschlossen hat, dieses treffliche Bild für die Gallerie anzukaufen [...]" (Br. v. 25. XII. 1862). - "Anbei sende ich Ihnen eine Abschrift der Schätzung, welche Prof. Weiß, welcher etwa 6 Wochen hier verweilte, von der Kupferstichsammlung aufgestellt hat. Derselbe hat Blatt für Blatt durchgesehen. Wollen Sie das Verzeichniß an Herrn Drugulin senden [...]" (Br. v. 18. II. 1867). - Georg II. war berühmt für sein Wirken für das Theater und insbesondere den Aufbau des Meininger Hoftheaters und der Meininger Theatergruppe. Zusammen mit seiner dritten Frau, der Schauspielerin Ellen Franz, der späteren Freifrau von Heldburg, führte er diese Gruppe zu internationalem Ruhm mit Auftritten in Berlin, Wien und in vielen Orten Mittel- und Osteuropas. Meiningen gilt noch heute als Theaterstadt. Enge Kontakte unterhielt der kunstsinnige Regent auch zu Musikern und Malern wie Wilhelm von Kaulbach oder Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

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        Stories of Stories Fun for the Little Ones - Stories of Enchantment from the German Numerous Illustrations

      G. W. Cottrell, Boston 1862 - Grey embossed boards tight, spine bumped, gilt decoration title, edgewear. Additional wood engraved title page : Story of Stories Fun for the Little Ones Notes 328 pgs. Contents. Each Story Having a Maxium and a Moral. Pentamerone orginally published in Naples between 1634 - 1636 in Neapolitan dialect, Dr Grimm suggested abridgement, Taylor translated from the Neapolitan not from the German. Ver y Rare OCLC finds 0 copies. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AMERICAN CIVIL WAR]. Archive of Four Autograph Letters Signed "George D. Robertson, John Cosgrove" Lincoln Cavalry Letters to Matthew Cosgrove, all on Colour Patriotic Letter Sheets Discussing Life in the 1st New York Cavalry.

      1862 - Various places, Jan.-Mar. 1862. Octavo (20x12,5 cm). Total 14 pages. Brown ink on beige colour patriotic letter sheets, including one Magnus "For the Union" sheet depicting the Massachusetts. Some mild damp staining but overall a very good archive. This archive describes life in the 1st New York Cavalry, the "Lincoln Cavalry" formed in New York City by Carl Schurz. All of the letters are written in the first-person singular, but bear the same unusual closing in one hand: "Your friend and brother, George D. Robertson, John Cosgrove." The letters make frequent reference to "Jack," and one bears a postscript from G.D.R. Apparently, Robertson wrote these often humorous letters at the behest of John Cosgrove, an Irish immigrant who was presumably illiterate. The last of these letters offers a perhaps exaggerated account of an action near Manassas: "Drove in the Reble pickets, 14 of our boys charged on about 150 rebles, routed them & took 13 prisoners. We scared them so bad that they did not stop running till they were 20 miles beyond Manassas" (16 March 1862). John Cosgrove (born ca. 1836) and George D. Robertson (ca. 1829-1862) both served in the 1st New York Cavalry, Company A, with Private Cosgrove surviving his three-year enlistment. Robertson reached the rank of sergeant before being fatally wounded; he died in a hospital in Chambersburg, PA in October 1862. "The First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas, not far from Washington. The Union forces were slow in positioning themselves, allowing Confederate reinforcements to arrive by rail. Each side had about 18,000 poorly trained and poorly led troops in their first battle. It was a Confederate victory followed by an embarrassing retreat of the Union forces. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War" (Wikipedia).

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        Orley Farm. With Illustrations by J. E. Millais. In Two volumes

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862.. London: Chapman and Hall, 1862., 1862. FIRST EDITION, mixed, later issues as commonly found. 2 volumes, with black and white illustrations by J.E. Millais. Original cloth with half-titles, no ads. Internally clean, faint toning/spotting to plates, glazed endpapers both with erasure to flyleaf with resultant small loss, elegant armorial bookplate to pastedowns. Cloth is generally clean and bright with some minor edgewear. Very good indeed.

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        Der Idiotismus und die Idiotenanstalten mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Verhältnisse im Königreiche Hannover. Im Auftrage des Comites zur Errichtung von Erziehungs- und Pflegeanstalten für geistesschwache Kinder im Königreiche Hannover veröffentlicht.

      Hannover, C. Rümpler, 1862.. Gefalt. farbig lithogr. Tafel, VIII, 142 S. Türkisfarbener Pp.-Bd. mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt (minimal fleckig).. Erste Ausgabe. - Kreuter I, 173. - 'Die kleine Schrift ist aus dem Bestreben hervorgegangen, der traurigen Lage der unglücklichen Schwach- und Blödsinnigen aufzuhelfen, die Leiden von Kranken zu lindern, welche nicht klagen, und das Wort für die zu ergreifen, welche ihre Sache nicht selbst führen können' (Vorwort). Die Karte zeigt 'Die Verbreitung des Idiotismus im Königreich Hannover nach der Irrenzählung von 1856' - G. Brandes (1821 - 1880) machte sich um die Reorganisation des Irrenwesens in Hannover verdient. 'Seinen Bemühungen ist die Errichtung der Idiotenanstalt Langenhagen zu danken' (K.). - Aus der Bibliothek der Könige von Hannover. Schönes Exemplar mit dreiseitigen Goldschnitt.

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