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        Dictionary Catalog Of The National Agricultural Library Vol. 1-73

      New York, Rowman and Littlefield, Inc., 1862 - 73 Bände (1862-1965), Gepflegtes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Kennzeichnungen - innen (z.B. Stempel, Barcode und/oder Inventarisierungsnummer); , Preis inkl. MwSt. . Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 150000

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        Voyage de Louis Peltier par terre et par mer. Comprenant le récit de son voyage à la pèche à la baleine et de ses excursions en Afrique.

      Bureau de 'La Réforme', Quebec 1862 - Exceedingly rare booklet on whaling, sewn as isued, bound in original wrappers, pp. 64, with a preceding - and a trailing blank page. The whole preserved in a custom made clamshell box by Aquarius of London; gilt ruled red morocco over cloth, the spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands, with gilt titles in the second compartment and the other compartments decorated in gilt. The wrappers a bit soiled and with a small marginal tear at the upper front side, while the back side is quite wrinkled, as shown in the photographs. A handwritten name in old ink in the upper margin of both the wrappers and the title page. The errata leaf glued to the trailing blank and quite stained due to the glue used. The contents very clean. Although many institutional libraries have a copy of this book on microfiche, we could only trace two original copies: the copy in the library of the University of Alberta, used for the microfiche and the other copy in the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec. Despite the faults as mentioned a well preserved copy of an extremely rare book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Knot.

      1862 - W. Hart after J. Gould. Knot. Original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73. 241 x 487 mm. £450

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        Dictionary Catalog Of The National Agricultural Library Vol. 1-73

      gebundene Ausgabe 73 Bände (1862-1965), Gepflegtes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Kennzeichnungen - innen (z.B. Stempel, Barcode und/oder Inventarisierungsnummer) , Preis inkl. MwSt. .

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        Grammar of the Pima or Névome, a language of Sonora, from a manuscript of the XVIII century

      Cramoisy Press, New York 1862 - First edition limited to 160 copies, 80 of them, as here, on large paper; large 4to, pp. [2], viii, [9]-97, [1]; bound with, as issued, Doctrina Christiana y confesionario en lengua Névome, o sea la Pima. San Augustin de la Florida, 1862, pp. 32; two tears in the top margin of the first title page neatly repaired; all else near fine in recent blue cloth, red morocco label on spine. Issued as Volume V in Shea's Library of American Linguistics. Nicely printed by Joel Munsell in Albany. Pilling, Proof-sheets, 3642 and 3643. Sabin 84380: "According to the editor's advertisement, the author of the work is unknown, but he was probably a Jesuit missionary. The manuscript may have been brought to Spain after the suppression of the order in Mexico in 1767. It was obtained by Mr. Smith from the collection of the late Bartolomé Gallardo of Toledo and is now in the library of the New York Historical Society." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        BORGO DI VALSUGANA NEL CIRCONDARIO DI TRENTO DOPO L'INCENDIO DEL 1862- TRATTO DA UNA FOTOGRAFIA DI P. SINIGAGLIA

      MONAUNI, 1862. STAMPA DI BORGO VALSUGANA, RAFFIGURATA DOPO L'INCENDIO, SPEDITA DAL COMUNE AGLI ALTRI COMUNI DEL LOMBARDO VENETO PER RACCOGLIERE FONDI PER LA RICOSTRUZIONE DEL PAESE. AL RETRO, INDIRIZZO, NOTE MANOSCRITTE E TIMBRI POSTALI NORMALI SEGNI DEL TEMPO, OTTIMO ESEMPLARE MIS. 326X477 LITOGRAFIA STAMPATA IN SEPPIA

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        APPLICATION DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE TOPOGRAPHIE MILITAIRE. NOTICE SUR LA PLANCHETTE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DE M. ATE. CHEVALLIER...AVEC L'INDICATION DES MÉTHODES CONNUES DE TOPOGRAPHIE QUI S'APPLIQUENT ÀCET APPAREIL

      Paris: Librairie Militaire. J. Dumaine, 1862. First edition. 8vo., 31 pp., albumen photographic frontispiece, 1 leaf of diagrams, 1 large folding engraved plate. [bound with] D'Abbadie, A. RAPPORT SUR LA PLANCHETTE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DE M. AUGUSTE CHEVALLIER. Extrait du Bulletin de la Société de Géographie, (Décembre 1862.) (Paris: Impriemerie de L. Martinet) 14 pp. Both are bound in the original printed wrappers which list both works; however, the street address of J. Dumaine, the publisher, has been changed in holograph. Also written in holograph on the top blank margin of the front wrapper "M. Chevallier, rue du Condé 1". Fine, bright, as new, housed in a paper over boards pamphlet case with printed labels. These are two testimonials to Auguste Chevallier, for his ingenious adaptation of a photographic camera to make a surveying plane-table, an essential tool in topographic mapping. He was able to achieve a panoramic image, without overlapping or distortions by using an objective with a rotary movement and collodion plate affixed to "a moving vertical wheel articulated at right angles, with a fixed horizontal wheel, the teeth of which force the vertical wheel to terminate a complete revolution upon itself at the precise moment when its horizontal axis has finished its tour of the horizon." The Photographic News, February 20, 1863, p. 95. In 1866, Chevallier introduced an improved panoramic camera for the same purpose. WorldCat locates 12 copies, but only the New York Public Library copy indicates both titles. It is possible that the first title was issue independently, and when the extract by D'Abbadie was released in December 1863, J. Dumaine obtained copies and modified the wrapper title to include both parts, as in our copy. This would also explain the modification to his address. Roosens and Salu No. 7036 (first title). Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 131 (first title).

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        LA MÉTHODE DES PORTRAITS GRANDEUR NATURELLE ET DES AGRANDISSEMENTS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES MISE A LA PORTÉE DE TOUT LE MONDE

      Paris: Chez L'Auteur, Palais-Royal, 1862. First edition. 8vo., 41 pp., full-page engraved frontispiece, plus (6) pp. Printed wrappers which are edge-chipped, show a faint stamp on the front, and staining on the rear. The text has light foxing and toning, with a small bump at the base of the spine; else a better than good copy. Housed in a cloth and paper over boards clamshell box. Arthur Chevalier, was the son of Charles Chevalier, head of the famous Parisian optical firm who provided lenses to Niépce, Daguerre, Talbot and others. It was Charles who first designed the Megascope, an optical device, similar to the camera obscura, for projection of opaque photographs. This manual provides a detailed description for making large images and enlargements, sensitized coatings, plates, papers and apparatus. The frontispiece illustration is of Chevalier's Mégascope Réfracteur Achromatique. Roosens and Salu No. 3579. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 133. WorldCat locates thirteen copies.

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        Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit Namenszug "A: Fryer" (nachträglich "e" eingesetzt) am Kopf.

      O. O. u. D. - 2 SS. Qu.-4to. Die "Soprano"-Stimme eines polnischen Chorals. Im ganzen 42 Takte mit unterlegtem Text. Mit einer nachträglichen Widmung für Kapellmeister Julius Rietz in Dresden (dat. 30. IX. 1862).

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        Joannis Maldonati, Societatis Jesu theologi, commentarii in quatuor evangelistas : ad optimorum librorum fidem accuratissime recudi / curavit Conradus Martin - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      Moguntiae : Francisci Kirchhemii, 1862. Third Edition. Scattered, marginal foxing. Near fine copies both in the contemporary vellum over contrasting buckram boards; dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine bands and panel edges very slightly rubbed and toned as with age. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 0 pages; Physical desc. : 2 v. ; 23 cm. Editio tertia emendatissima. Subject: Bible. Latin. 1862. N. T. Gospels. Bible - Commentaries. Language: Latin.

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        Les émaux de Petitot au Musée Impérial du Louvre EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Blaisot, 1862. Fine. Blaisot, Paris 1862 - 1864, In-4 (22,5x30,5cm), 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - First edition, illustrated with 50 beautiful portraits etching medallion. Each portrait is accompanied by a biographical approximately 12 pages written by different authors. Binders full red morocco vintage signed Amand. Back with nerves finely and richly decorated with roses and interlacing. Titles and volume numbers gilded. boards decorated with Threshold with central management and coaching triple net irons in the spandrels. Large inner frieze. gilt edges. Light friction on certain nerves, copings. Mors top of Volume I cracked the head and tail. Some traces of friction on the upper flat of Volume II. Splendid binding perfectly established in morocco. Bookplate of the nineteenth weapons Bordes Fortage - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée de 50 magnifiques portraits gravés au burin par Ceroni en médaillon. Chaque portrait est accompagné d'une notice biographique d'environ 12 pages, rédigée par différents auteurs. Publication de luxe. Reliures en plein maroquin rouge d'époque signées Amand. Dos à nerfs finement et richement orné de roses et d'entrelacs. Titres et tomaisons dorés. Plats décorés à la Du Seuil avec encadrement central et triple filet d'encadrement, fers dans les écoinçons. Large frise intérieure. Tranches dorées. Légers frottements sur certains nerfs, en coiffes. Mors supérieur du tome I fendillé en tête et queue. Quelques traces de frottements sur le plat supérieur du tome II. Exemplaire très frais, avec quelques rares piqûres et feuillets un peu plus jaunes. Splendide reliure parfaitement établie en maroquin. Celui que l'on surnomma "le Raphaël de la peinture sur émail" a réalisé au XVIIe une série de portraits des grands personnage du temps de Louis XIV (Richelieu, Mme de Montbazon, Turenne, La Rochefoucauld, Ninon de l'Enclos, Colbert, Mme de Sevigne, M le Comte de Grignan, Mme Scarron, la Duchesse de Portsmouth), avec une perfection incomparable. Ces portraits étaient exposés au musée impérial du Louvre et donnèrent naissance à cet ouvrage. Ex-libris aux armes du XIXe de Bordes de Fortage

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        La grande Danse Macabre des hommes et des femmes

      Paris: Baillieu Librairie, , 1862. Ottimo (Fine). 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. 56 illustrazioni nel testo dai legni originali delle edizioni di Troyes del 1539 e 1641. 8vo. pp. 68. Ottimo (Fine). .

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        The International Exhibition - The Nave Supplement to The Illustrated London News October 18, 1862

      London.: Illustrated London News.. 10-18- 1862.. Large color wood-engraving with additional handcolor, 18 1/2 x 25 inches on sheet size 22 3/4 x 31 1/4 inches, folding as issued to 15 x 9 inches, issued as a supplement with the October 18, 1862 magazine. Overall light foxing, light wear and separations along folds now minimized by professional linen backing. An extraordinarily detailed and attractive view highlighting the intricate architectural features of the Exhibition Palace of 1862, which housed London's second International Exhibition. The nave, depicted here, formed a central axis with an arched filigree glass and iron construction. .

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        [Collection of 44 offprints and pamphlets.]

      v.p.: v.d., as below. 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]; 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; Celse, Paris, 1865, pp. 55; at the head of the title: Conférences historiques de médecine et de chirurgie; 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; Discours prononcé sur la tombe de M. L. V. Lagneau [drop title], [Paris, c. 1867], pp. 3; 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; 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, 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; Rapport sur la réorganization du service de santé militaire, Paris, 1873, pp. 23; Sur les cranes de solutré, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1874, pp. 20; 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; Notions complémentaries sur l'ostéologie du crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1875, pp. 32; 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; Sur le plan horizontal du crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1879, pp. 24; Sur la déterminationde l'age moyen, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1879, pp. 24; 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; Experiences sur les oeufs a deux jaunes, being an extract from the Annales des Sciences, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1851], pp. 10; Histoire des Travaux de la Société d' Anthropologie de Paris, Paris, 1863, pp. 60; 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; [entry for:] Anthropologie, offprint from Anthropologie, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1866-7], pp. 275-300; Sur la classification et la nomenclature craniologiques d'apres les indices céphaliques, offprint of an unidentified periodical, pp. [385]-422, [1]; Sur le stéréographe, nouvel instrument craniolographique, Paris, 1868, offprint from Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie, pp. [4], [99]-126, engraved plate; offprint from Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie in the form of a letter, Paris, 1867, pp. xxviii; Nouvelles réchérches sur l'anthropologie de la France en général, et de la basse Bretagne en particulier, Paris, 1869, pp. [4], [147]--209, 2 engraved folding maps; Histoire de progres des études anthropologiques depuis la fondation de la société, Paris, 1870, pp. [2], [cv]-cxxv; Sur la mensuration de la capacité du crane, Paris, 1873, pp. 92, [1]; Sur les cranes de la caverne de l'homme-mort, [Paris, n.d., ca. 1873], offprint from Révue d'Anthropologie, pp. 55, [1], engraved plate; Nouveaux rénseignements sur les Akka, [Paris, n.d., ca. 1874], pp. 9, [1], 2 engraved plates; De l'influence de l'humidité sur la capacite du crane, [Paris], 1874, offprint from Bulletins de la Société d'Anthropologie, pp. 38; Etudes sur les proprietés hygrometriques des cranes, [Paris], 1874, offprint from La Révue d'Anthropologie, pp. [2], 62; Réchérches sur l'indice orbitaire, Paris, 1876, offprint from La Révue d'Anthropologie, pp. [4], [577]-619, [1]; Sur les monuments megalithiques et les populations blondes de Maroc, par MM. Tissot et Broca, Paris, 1876, pp. 24, engraved map, illus. in text; Sur la topographie cranio-cérébrale ou sur les rapports anatomique du crane et du cerveau, Paris, 1876, offprint from La Révue d'Anthropologie, pp.79, illus. in text; Séances générales, [Paris], 1877, pp. [9]-26; Sur l'angle orbito-occipital, Paris, 1877, pp. [4], 48, engraved plate, illus. in text; Anatomie comparée des circonvolutions cérébrales, [Paris, n.d., ca. 1878], offprint from Révue d'Anthropologie, pp. [385]-498C; Nomenclature cérébrale, [Paris], 1878, offprint from Révue d'Anthropologie, pp. [193]-236; Etude sur le cerveau du gorille, [Paris, n.d., ca. 1878], offprint from Révue d'Anthropologie, pp. 46, mounted albumen photograph of a gorilla's brain, 2 plates, illus. in text; Localisations cérébrales. Réchérches sur les centres olfactifs, [Paris, n.d., ca. 1879], offprint from Révue d'Anthropologie, pp. [385]-455, [1], engraved plate, illus. in text; Discourse d'ouverture, [Paris, n.d., ca. 1880], offprint from Compte Rendu, pp. 7. Bound in 2 octavo volumes, totaling 1792 pages plus 2 pages of manuscript index at the back of each volume; bound in contemporary maroon roan over marbled boards, gilt-lettered direct on spine; spine faded to tan, else very good and sound.

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        Pictures of Life and Character From the Collection of Mr Punch [Series 1-5, all published]

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1862-1863 (vols 1-3); London: Bradbury and Agnew, n.d. (vols 4-5), 1862. Early impressions of the five series, which were originally published from 1854 through 1869. See Field, John Leech on My Shelves, page 62, for the publication history. Some faint smudges on the cloth; fine set. Complete sets are uncommon.. 5 vols, oblong folio, later brown half morocco by the Oxford University Press bindery, brown cloth sides and matching brown cloth endpapers, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Pictorial title-pages and each leaf illustrated on the verso and recto with a series of Leech's cartoons. The well-known and enormously popular collection of Leech's Punch illustrations, here handsomely reproduced and bound.

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

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

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        The History Of Rome [ 4 volumes in 5 complete ]

      Richard Bentley & Sons, 1862 - 1866. 1st English edition.. Hardback. Cloth, VG, 5 volumes. xvi+511pp, iv+480pp, viii+479pp, viii+292pp, [iv]+293-619pp, folding map to volume II, cloth to volumes I & II worn to the spine with a little loss at the head & tail, neat ink annotation & underlining to the text thoughout but which does not detract from the look of the volumes, one gather in volume II a little loose, a nice set. Binders tickets of Westley's to the rear pastedown of some volumes. Much reprinted & parised history of the Roman Republic by the noted German classicist & historian Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen [ 1817 - 1903 ]. Mommsen won the 1902 Nobel Prize for Literature for the work. The first edition of the English translation is uncommon, Bentley printing 1000 copies. Dickson would continue to keep pace with Mommsen with new translations as Mommsen updated his opus. The work continues to be a standard reference to this day.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA TERREUR, 1792-1794, d'après des documents authentiques et inédits. [8 volumes].

      1862 - Paris, Lévy, 1862-1881. Huit volumes in-8 (157 X 234 mm) veau blond, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, dos cinq nerfs filetés, caissons dorés ornés à la grotesque, pièce d'armes dorée dans le caisson supérieur, pièces de titre et de tomaison maroquin noir et ocre, bandeau de maroquin noir en queue contenant le lieu d'édition et la date dorés, coupes et coiffes filetées, bordure intérieure ornée d'une dentelle dorée, tranches teintes en jaune (Bound by Zaehnsdorf). Ex-libris héraldique «Ripon » sur le premier contreplat de chaque volume. Quelques défauts d'usage aux reliures (frottements, épidermures), dos uniformément foncés, cerne de mouillure claire dans l'angle inférieur des tomes I, II, IV, V, VI et VII n'ayant pas affecté la qualité du papier, rousseurs éparses. ÉDITION en partie ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage fondamental sur la Terreur, rare, surtout complet du huitième et dernier volume qui manque souvent car publié vingt ans après le premier tome. Les tomes I et II, à la date de 1862, sont en édition originale ; le tome III à la date de 1868 porte la mention de "3e édition", le tome IV à la date de 1870 porte la mention de "Deuxième édition", le tome V à la date de 1866 porte la mention de "Deuxième édition", le tome VI à la date de 1867 porte la mention de "Deuxième édition", le tome VII à la date de 1867 et le tome VIII et dernier à la date de 1881 portent la mention de "Première édition". EXEMPLAIRE en veau blond relié par Joseph Zaehnsdorf, légèrement défraichi mais AUX ARMES de George Frederick Samuel ROBINSON (1827-1909), homme politique connu sous le titre de vicomte Goderich jusqu'en 1859, 3e comte de Grey (Earl de Grey) et 2e comte de Ripon à partir de 1859, puis 1er marquis de Ripon (1871). Il fut vice-roi des Indes (1880-1884) et fut fait en 1869 chevalier de l'ordre de la Jarretière, le plus élevé des ordres de chevalerie britanniques. Le relieur Joseph ZAEHNSDORF (1816-1886) est considéré comme un des relieurs les plus remarquables de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle. D'origine hongroise, il avait fait son apprentissage à Stuttgart, puis avait travaillé en Autriche, en Suisse et en France avant de se rendre à Londres en 1837, où il travailla pour Westley & Co, puis pour Mackenzie. Il s?était installé à son compte en 1842 au 30 Brydges Street, Covent Garden. Il fut le relieur du roi de Hanovre, et obtint la nationalité britannique en 1855. AGRÉABLE EXEMPLAIRE malgré les défauts signalés, de belle provenance. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Index to IN MEMORIAM.

      London: Edward Maxson, 1862. English poetry; 40 pages; 17.7cm; Three quarter red leather binding is lightly rubbed. Some pages uncut and unopened. The title page has a tiny tear at the top edge. This anonymous index refers to each clause of the poem under the most important noun, verb, etc. and contains about 3000 references in double columns. Lewis Carroll suggested and edited this index, compiled by one or more of his sisters, with Tennyson's permission. The poem was a tribute to Arthur Hallam.. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        The Floral Magazine Comprising Figures and Descriptions of Popular Garden Flowers. 64 outstanding hand colored botanical plates, 1862.

      London: Lovelle Reeve & Co., 1862 - First edition, vol 2, 8 vo, pp. 64 hand-colored plates each with descriptive text (plates 65-128). Original blind stamped black morocco, back in six compartments, gilt lettered in the second & forth, the rest with blind center ornaments, five raised bands. Sides blind decorated in triple fillet double border with circled star corner ornaments, enclosing quatrefoil diapered panel on both sides. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Nissen #2353. Fine clean, bright copy with minor rubbing at edges & extremities. Sheets & plates excellent, unusually clean & fresh. H7471 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte des iles Ponza et Ventotene.

      1862. Incisione in rame di mm 630x910, incisa da Collin su rilevamenti di Darondeau, Viard, Ploix e Larousse. Carta nautica del Tirreno con costa del basso Lazio ed isole di Ponza, Ventotene, Palmarola, Zannone. In basso sono tracciati i profili delle isole. E' visibile anche la vicina costa italiana compresa tra il Lago di Sabaudia e Formia. Ben conservata.

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        Theory and Art of Penmanship: A Manual for Teachers

      CROSBY AND AINSWORTH 1862 - sun-faded spine. loose binding age-toning, writing on front endpage and back. DATE PUBLISHED: 1862 EDITION: 152 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Motifs de décorations. Première série de cinquante planches en couleurs extraites de Journal-Manuel de Peintures.

      - Paris, A. Morel, 1862. Royal Folio (52.1 x 36.2 cm). Half-title and title page, 50 fine chromolithographed plates on thick paper. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised gilt-stippled and gilt-bordered bands, gilt title. Marbled endpapers.l A very rare and lavishly produced polychromatic work showing the extravagant interior designs which epitomize the eclectic period that bridged the gap between the rather straightforward Louis XIII to XVIII styles and neoclassicism, and the subsequent Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras. Elements of Egyptian, Roman and Islamic art are freely mixed with Biedermeier images and Rococo ornaments. It forms a truly unique display of the artistic taste of the period. However, this work is an example of the quality of French colour-printing as well: the quality of the colouring and the rendering of small details is superb. Little is known about the authors. They were peintres-décorateurs but here they show considerable skills in illustrating and printing. The periodical, "Journal-Manuel de Peintures", was published by Morel from 1853 onwards and continued for at least 20 years. Being of a rather ephemeral nature, few parts with text pages are on the market. As the title suggests, this work is probably the separately published album of the full-colour plates also published in this journal. Board edges a bit rubbed, some age toning and spotting to some plate margins, but nowhere obtrusive. We could only trace two copies in libraries worldwide. In all, a very good copy of this very rare work. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Un Souvenir de Solferino.

      Imprimerie Jules-Guillaume Fick, Geneva 1862 - 4to (262 x 165 mm). [4] [1] 2-115 [1] pp., including half-title and double-page chromolithograph map drawn by B. Müller from the author's instructions; lithographed by Pilet & Cougnard, Geneva. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt (light wear to extremities, upper hinge cracked but firm), marbled endpapers. Internally only little age-toned, occasional very minor spotting, otherwise crisp and clean. Provenance: Van Tuijll(?)*, Red Cross, s-Gravenhage. A very fine, untouched copy. ---- PMM 350; Norman 670; Garrison-M 2166; Grolier/Norman 73; Waller 2639; Heirs of Hippocrates, 1945; En Français dans le Texte 284. - FIRST EDITION. "On 24 June 1859 the Battle of Solferino - one of the bloodiest of the nineteenth century - was fought between the Austrians and the French-Piedmontese alliance. Dunant, a Swiss philanthropist, witnessed the battle and its dreadful aftermath, in which the nearly 40,000 casualties were left to die with no medical treatment except what he and the local inhabitants could provide them. Upon returning to Geneva Dunant published Un souvenir de Solferino, an account of the horrors he had seen coupled with an appeal for "some international principle, with the sanction of an inviolable convention, which. . . might constitute a basis for the relief of the wounded in the various countries of Europe." The wide interest generated by Dunant's book led in 1863 to the formation of a committee which later became the International Red Cross, and in 1864 to the establishment of the Geneva Convention. Dunant shared with Frédéric Passy the first Noble Peace Prize in 1901" (Norman 670). "The first edition of Un Souvenir de Solferino consisted of sixteen hundred copies printed in November 1862 for private distribution. Only four hundred of these were actually distributed; these copies, constituting the original issue, have a title page stating 'Ne se vend pas' above the imprint. A month later, in December 1862, Dunant had another thousand copies bound with a title page indicating 'deuxième édition'. The third edition, in which Dunant suggested the extension of Red Cross services to victims of natural disasters, appeared in 1863. An English translation was published by the American Red Cross in 1939." (Haskell Norman, One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine 73, p. 269). *According to a Dutch inscription on the half-title, this copy was given by the author to "(?) van Tuijll" who added his address "Parkstraat 213". It was later donated to the "Jeugd Roode Kruis Afd. 's-Gravenhage" - Visit our website for more information and additional images. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur la détermination des hautes températures et l'irradiation des corps incandescents

      Paris, Mallet-Bachelier. 1862, 1862, in-8, de 95, (1) pages et 1 planches, exemplaire broché, sous couverture d'attente, Première édition de ce mémoire présenté à l'Académie des Sciences le 8 décembre 1862, extrait, avec pagination nouvelle, des Annales de chimie et de physique. Une grande planche dépliante finale représente les instruments utilisés par Edmond Becquerel pour procéder à ses expériences, qui précèdent, et de loin, celles réalisées par Edison et Swan sur les filaments des lampes électriques

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        TWELVE YEARS IN THE MINES OF CALIFORNIA; Embracing a General View of th Gold Region, with Practical Observations on Hill, Placer, and Quartz Diggings; and Notes on the Origins of Gold Deposits.

      Printed by Miles and Dillingham, Cambridge 1862 - 108 pages of text. Original brown cloth inding is worn and rubbed, with chipping to the spine extremities; protected in archival mylar. Previous owner's name on the front endpaper (from 1869). The text is clean and unmarked. Of Patterson, the "Alta California" once said "If the state of California were hunted through, it would not be possible to find a minder who had stuck to his business longer or more steadily." His narrative is an interesting one, detailing the trip to San Francisco in 1849; his travels and adventures in the Mining Districts and life and experience at Mormon Island and Georgetown. Howes P121; Wheat Gold Rush #154. First edition. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dankbrief, lettre de remerciement, SIGNIERT SIGNE

      Typoskript mit Handsignatur. Tadelloser Zustand Mint conditionLifelong authenticity guarantee! Lebenslange Echtheitsgarantie!Aristide Briand (* 28. März 1862 in Nantes ? 7. März 1932 in Paris) war ein französischer Politiker. Briand bekleidete zwischen 1909 und 1932 mit Unterbrechungen wechselnd die Ämter des französischen Ministerpräsidenten, des Unterrichts-, Justiz- und des Außenministers. Er war insgesamt elfmal Regierungschef und dreiundzwanzigmal Minister in den rasch wechselnden Kabinetten der Dritten Republik. 1926 erhielt er für seine Mitarbeit an den Verträgen von Locarno zusammen mit Gustav Stresemann den Friedensnobelpreis.(Quelle: Wikipedia) Lager 1

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        Manuscript on paper, illustrated with 21 fine pen & ink drawings. 35 folding leaves. 8vo (248 x 173 mm.), orig. wrappers

      [Probably Kyoto: 1862 or shortly thereafter]. The opening of Japan by Perry caused tremendous political and economic turmoil and violence within the hitherto relatively peaceful country. The country was divided into two groups: the first supported the shogun and his cooperation with the Western nations and the second considered these changes a betrayal of traditional Japanese values and called for the emperor to unify the country. Political assassinations became common on the streets of Kyoto. This manuscript describes and depicts a series of victims of assassination, most of whom were supporters of the shogun. They include Seiichiro Homma, Genba Ugo, Kinzaburo Watanabe, Shigezo Oogawara, Tatekiwa Tada, Hajime Kagawa, and finally Kazue Murayama, the mistress of Naosuke Ii. In each case there is a gruesome illustration of their heads on stakes or their bodies tied to racks with a facing account of their "crimes." There is also an illustration of Hajime Kagawa's severed head, ear, and arm. These parts of his body were sent to aristocratic families as warnings. Chaos and violence continued in Kyoto for several more years, in spite of military interventions. Eventually the shogunate came to an end and the Meiji Restoration commenced with the emperor established as the symbolic head of the country. In fine condition.

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        Excellent Civil War Letter from a Union Soldier in West Virginia

      Three page Autograph Letter Signed ("Charls Cathorne") on patriotic letterhead, dated 8 April 1862 (and continued on 18 April), from "Randof County, verchinnia" (now West Virginia). Folded as mailed, a little wear at the folds, very good. Cathorne, a barely literate Union soldier, recounts his experiences in the western part of Virginia during the first year of the war (Cathorne's spelling and capitalization retained): "My Dear friends i take my Optunity to rite to you that i am Well and hope that this few lines may fine you in the same state of good helt and all the rest of my friends And Further i tel you that iam in the servis and like it Well so far and the times is geting Better Now in this plase the secesion is geting a fraid here in this plase they are leaving verchinnia We had a good Many fites seines i haf inlisted in servis We had A fite on rich Mountain and Wipt them and We had A fite on Cheat Mountain and Wipt them Out Of the plase And We had a fite On Alleyginnia Mountain and We had to retreat the first time but the second time We taken the plase and kept the plase and further i tel you that we had a good many fites since... ." Cawthorne recounts several other "fites," and relates a list of prisoners and supplies captured. He ends with a lament that "This is a very Cold plase here the mountains is high... ." The opposing armies sat out the winter in the frigid mountains, and about the time of this letter the Confederate Army abandoned the western part of Virginia for the Shenandoah Valley. .

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        The Soldier's Dream. "In His Blanket on the Ground

      Greenville, South Carolina: G. E. Elford's Press, n.d.. Broadside. Very good. Broadside (printed front side only). Approx. 9.5" x 5". Broadside has light fold creases and one stanza has light pencil underlining. This poem appeared in an 1862 publication titled "War Songs of the South" edited by "Bohemian" [William G. Shepperson]. The book was published in Richmond 1862 by West and Johnson (a Confederate imprint). Shepperson attributes the poem to author "Caroline Howard Glover" from the Charleston Mercury. Caroline Howard Glover was the daughter of Rev. Samuel Gilman and widow of South Carolina Planter William Glover. The same poem was included in "War Poetry of the South" edited by William Gilmore Simms. It was published in New York 1866 by Richardson & Company. Simms names the author as "Caroline H. Gervais" (remarried name?) A much later publication edited by H. M. Wharton in 1904 titled "War Songs and Poems of the Southern Confederacy, 1861-1865 also attributes authorship to Caroline H. Gervais. This broadside is not listed in Parrish and Willingham. The printer, G. E. Elford of Greenville South Carolina, published other Confederate imprints during the War.

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        Un Souvenir de Solferino.

      Geneva: Imprimerie Jules-Guillaume Fick, 1862. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (262 x 165 mm). [4] [1] 2-115 [1] pp., including half-title and double-page chromolithograph map drawn by B. Müller from the author's instructions; lithographed by Pilet & Cougnard, Geneva. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt (light wear to extremities, upper hinge cracked but firm), marbled endpapers. Internally only little age-toned, occasional very minor spotting, otherwise crisp and clean. Provenance: Van Tuijll(?)*, Red Cross, s-Gravenhage. A very fine, untouched copy. ----PMM 350; Norman 670; Garrison-M 2166; Grolier/Norman 73; Waller 2639; Heirs of Hippocrates, 1945; En Français dans le Texte 284. - FIRST EDITION. "On 24 June 1859 the Battle of Solferino - one of the bloodiest of the nineteenth century - was fought between the Austrians and the French-Piedmontese alliance. Dunant, a Swiss philanthropist, witnessed the battle and its dreadful aftermath, in which the nearly 40,000 casualties were left to die with no medical treatment except what he and the local inhabitants could provide them. Upon returning to Geneva Dunant published Un souvenir de Solferino, an account of the horrors he had seen coupled with an appeal for "some international principle, with the sanction of an inviolable convention, which. . . might constitute a basis for the relief of the wounded in the various countries of Europe." The wide interest generated by Dunant's book led in 1863 to the formation of a committee which later became the International Red Cross, and in 1864 to the establishment of the Geneva Convention. Dunant shared with Frédéric Passy the first Noble Peace Prize in 1901" (Norman 670). "The first edition of Un Souvenir de Solferino consisted of sixteen hundred copies printed in November 1862 for private distribution. Only four hundred of these were actually distributed; these copies, constituting the original issue, have a title page stating 'Ne se vend pas' above the imprint. A month later, in December 1862, Dunant had another thousand copies bound with a title page indicating 'deuxième édition'. The third edition, in which Dunant suggested the extension of Red Cross services to victims of natural disasters, appeared in 1863. An English translation was published by the American Red Cross in 1939." (Haskell Norman, One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine 73, p. 269). *According to a Dutch inscription on the half-title, this copy was given by the author to "(?) van Tuijll" who added his address "Parkstraat 213". It was later donated to the "Jeugd Roode Kruis Afd. 's-Gravenhage" Near Fine.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Regensburg, 5. III. 1862.

      1862. 1 S. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An die Verlagshandlung Peters in Leipzig betr. des Verkaufs von Noten von Bach und Händel. - Dominicus Mettenleiter war Vikar am Kollegiatstift zur Alten Kapelle in Regensburg, gab das musikalische Taschenbuch "Philomele" heraus und verfaßte mehrere musikgeschichtliche Werke, darunter eine "Musikgeschichte der Stadt Regensburg" (1866).

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        INFANTRY TACTICS, FOR THE INSTRUCTION, EXERCISE, AND MANOEVRES OF THE SOLDIER, A COMPANY LINE OF SKIRMISHERS, BATALLION, BRIGADE, OR CORPS D'ARMEE

      New York: D. Van Nostrand ., 1862. THREE VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. Spines lettered in gilt. Some occasional brown spotting and toning of the paper, but generally quite a clean little set. Volume 1 with 32 plates, Volume 2 with 36 plates, and Volume 3 with 29 plates. A total of 97 plates, most are folding, collated complete. Several plates show some weakening and browning at folds, but all are complete. Volume 1 is subtitled "Schools of the soldier and company, instructions for skirmishers and music"; Volume 2, "School of the battalion"; Volume 3 , "Evolutions of a brigade and a corps d'armee". All three volumes are signed in ink on the front free endpaper, "1st Lieut. A.C. Post (sic), Rome Ga, Sept 10 1864, Co. A, 81st Ohio Infty". The 81st Ohio Infantry was organized as "Morton's Independent Rifle Regiment", mustered in for three years, first duty at Benton Barracks, Missouri. Saw action at Shiloh, Corinth, Atlanta Campaign, Kennesaw Mountain, Jonesboro, Siege of Atlanta, Sherman's March to the Sea, among many others. They were on garrison duty in Rome, Georgia Sep-Nov 1864 when these volumes were signed. A well-preserved little set, a fine addition to a Civil War or military history collection. 279, 279, 183 + adverts.. Firrst Edition.. Green Embossed Cloth. Minor Corner and Edge Wear/No Jacket. 5 1/.4" x 3 1/2".

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        Souvenirs d'un exilé en Sibérie. - Mélanges sur la Russie. - Récit du sanglant et terrible massacre arrivé dans la ville de Moscou ainsi que la fin effrayante et tragique du dernier duc Démétrius, 1606

      Edition originale de la traduction française établie par le prince Augustin Galitzin pour chacun des volumes; le second volume étant imprimé sur vergé.binding en demi toile noire, spine lisse très orné de l'ex-libris doré du comte de Falloux répétés quatre fois, plats de cartonnage noir.Petites rousseurs, une claire mouillure sans gravité sur la page de faux-titre du second volume.Provenance : de la bibliothèque du Bourg d'Iré, propriété du comte de Falloux, avec son ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat.  Franck'che Verlags-Buchhandlung & Librairie A. Franck &Albert L. Hérold & J. Techener Leipzig & Paris 1862 & 1863 & 1859 9,5x16cm 3 volumes reliés en 1

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        Die botanischen Ergebnisse der Reise seiner königl. Hoheit des Prizen Waldemar von Preussen in den Jahren 184 und 1846. Durch Dr. Werner Hoffmeister Leibarzt S.K.H. auf Ceylon, dem Himalaya und an den Grenzen von Tibet gesammelte Pflanzen.

      Berlin, Verlag der Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R. Decker), 1862. Folio (338 x 265mm). pp. (8), 164 with 100 lithographed plates. Later half calf, spine in 6 compartments with gilt ornaments and lettering. A very rare and beautifully produced work, commissioned by Royal patronage and printed in a limited edition. The text of the present work was written by Johann Friedrich Klotzsch and August Garcke and the plants were collected by Werner Hoffmeister. Werner Hoffmeister, a medical doctor was part of the Prince Waldemar of Prussia (1817-1849) expedition to India. Prince Waldemar had been in close contact with Alexander von Humboldt who characterised him as follows: "A deep admiration for the beauty of nature, an inner longing for achieving something Great and to explore distant lands might have prompted the young Prince to travel to East-India". During the expedition Werner Hoffmeister, only 26 years of age, was killed in a battle. The expedition returned with a comprehensive herbarium of plants, meticulously pressed and annotated by Hoffmeister. It included 456 species, of which 108 were new to science, and 270 genera of plants. The botanist J. F. Klotzsch and August Garcke were engaged to work and describe the material collected in India. 16 years after Prince Waldemar returned from India, the Prince had died 3 years after his return, the book was published. Prince Adalbert of Prussia, the brother of Waldemar, commissioned the work to be published. The fine plates are by C.F. Schmidt.//Provenance: Stamp of Reinhold Ludewig on title.//Stafleu & Cowan 3746; Nissen BBI, 1070.

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        Les Miserables

      Bruxelles: Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Ce, 1862. Scarce first printing of this classic work of literature, published in Brussels on the 30th or 31st March 1862. The question of priority had been intensely debated in bibliographic circles for years. The findings of Michaux and Lacretelle definitively established primacy of this edition over the one distributed four or five days later in Paris by Pagnerre. The initial confusion stemmed from two sources: first was the prominent appearance of Pagnerre's name--and none other--in the French edition as a "Libraire-editeur," when in fact he was a distributing agent only; second was general acceptance of Vicaire's claim that Hugo corrected only from the proofs for the French edition. Michaux postulated that Hugo used the Belgian editions of his works as models for the Parisian printings. To ensure publication in France, Hugo was forced to amputate certain phrases from Les Miserables that would have offended the French censor. Lacretelle later confirmed Michaux's hypothesis. Large octavos, cotemporary calf, gilt decorated compartments to the spine, red and green morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With the bookplates of Witley Court. Witley Court in Worcestershire, England is an Italianate mansion that was built for the Foleys in the seventeenth century on the site of a former manor house, it was enormously expanded in the early nineteenth century by the architect John Nash. Subsequently sold to the Earls of Dudley, a second massive reconstruction by the architect Samuel Daukes took place in the mid nineteenth century, creating one of the great pleasure palaces of Victorian and Edwardian England and contained a large library. Volume IV is the First Paris Edition. The "Septieme" Edition" on the title page was spurious and meant to help boost sales. Rare and desirable with noted provenance. Victor Hugo's "great novel has been hailed as a masterpiece of popular literature, an epic poem in prose about God, humanity, and Hugo... Hugo hoped that Les Miserables would be one of if not the 'principal summits' of his body of works. Despite its length, complexity, and occasionally unbelievable plot and characterization, it remains a masterpiece of popular literature. It anticipates Balzac in its realism, but in its flights of imagination and lyricism, its theme of redemption, and its melding of myth and history, it is uniquely Hugo" (Dolbow, 149, 214). Charles E. Wilbour was hired by the Carleton Publishing Company to translate Hugo's grand masterpiece, and he did so very quickly, allowing the first American edition to be published within months of its French release. The intense advertising campaign waged by Carleton resulted in massive sales for Les Miserables, solidifying Hugo's epic in second place (behind only Uncle Tom's Cabin) in pre-Civil War American book sales.

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        The Waverley Novels

      Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862 - 24 vols. Contemporary green half calf with red and green spine labels. Numbered on spine I-XIV. Slightly dry and in need of dressing. A handsome set stretching 560mm on your library shelves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Borgo Valsugana nel circondario di Trento dopo l'incendio del 1862- tratto da una fotografia di P. Sinigaglia.

      Monauni, Trento, 1862. Litografia di dimensioni 18x41,5 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Lettera redatta dal municipio di Borgo Valsugana di sottoscrizione fondi a seguito del furioso incendio che nel 1862 distrusse una buona parte del paese a causa del fatto che le case all'epoca erano costruite quasi interamente in legno. Aprendo la lettera sotto forma di stampa compare l'abitato di Borgo Valsugana distrutto dal tremendo disastro che colpì 159 case radendole al suolo e lasciò 1600 persone senza tetto. L'incisore Fortunato Dellai è poco conosciuto e non si hanno molte notizie biografiche, sappiamo solo che fu un abile litografo e lavorò prevalentemente alle dipendenze della ditta Zippel e Godermaier.

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        Der dynamische Kreis. 1. bis 3. Lieferung [von 4]. Die natürliche Reihenfolge der Elemente und zusammengesetzten Körper als Resultat der Beobachtung ihrer dynamischen Wirksamkeit. Erste u. einzige Ausg.

      VIII, 56, 22 S., 1 Bl., 30 Taf. / 2 Bll., S. 59-134, 1 Bl., 32 Taf. / V, [2] S., S. 139-246, 21 Taf. (davon 1 handkoloriert), mit Textfig., 4, Priv. Halbleinen (alles zus. in einem Bd.) Nicht bei Klinckowstroem Ackermann II/785: "Vergriffen und gesucht". - Nach der vierten Lieferung (1862) erschienen bis 1868 noch drei Supplements, die sehr selten sind. - Sich auf Frh. von Reichenbach beziehend, versucht Bähr eine "mentale" Systematisierung von anorganischen u. organischen Stoffen, die für die Radiästhesie grundlegend war (vgl. A. Frank Glahns "Pendel-Bücherei"). - Johann Karl Ulrich Bähr (1801-1869), Maler u. Prof. der Dresdener Kunstakadamie wandte sich in späteren Lebensjahren den Natur- u. Grenzwissenschaften zu. Neben dem vorliegenden Werk veröffentlichte er u.a. "Mittheilungen aus dem magnetischen Schlafleben der Somnambüle Auguste K. in Dresden" (1843), "Der animalische Magnetismus und die experimentelle Naturwissenschaft" (1853) u. "Vorträge über Newtons und Göthes Farbenlehre". Zur Biografie siehe: Thieme-Becker, Allg. Lexikon der bildenden Kuenstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, II,339 und ADB Bd.1, S.769 (1875). - Leicht berieben u. am Deckel mit kl. Beschabungen Vorsatz u. Titel mit Besitzerstempel einige Seiten stärker gebräunt u. braunfleckig (besonders in den Randbereichen, dies zeigte auch ein bereits vorliegendes Vergleichsexpl.), sonst gutes Expl.

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        The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1862 - Thick 8vo. Orig. blind-embossed brick colored cloth, bright gold title on spine. Very slight almost uniform rubbing to bds. Minimal wear to bottom edges and 1mm. fraying to bottom edge of spine. Hinges tight. Yellow eps., clean. Mild age toning. Scattered punctate foxing, not affecting text or plates. Frontis of Great Salt Lake City from the north with original tissue. Complete with all plates and fold-out map in very nice cond. pp. xii, 574+2adverts. Mylar cover. This was issued a year after the London 1st ed. Burton, the well-known British travel writer visited the American West in 1860. It was a journey made primarily to study the Mormons and their settlements. In addition to meeting with Brigham Young, he traveled extensively and described the area of Mormon influence in some detail. His narrative is guardedly favorable to the Mormons. There are detailed plates, and all are present. A scarce volume in good and complete condition. Howes B-1033, Flake 1029, Wagner -Camp 370.2, Six-guns 347, Graff 512. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GALERIE DES CONTEMPORAINS.; Text by Dollingen. Portraits by Disdéri

      Paris: Chez les Auteurs, 1862. First edition. Disdéri, André-Adolphe-Eugène. 16mos. 15 original albumen photographic portraits (ca. 3 1/4 x 2 inches) mounted on printed stiff paper mounts (ca. 5 3/4 x 4 1/5 inches). 14 of the portraits are each housed in their original printed paper folder, which includes a printed biographical text (4 pp.). A few issues show mild dampstaining; on one issue, the wrapper cover has transferred small pieces which have adhered to the photo edges. Most are in very good or better condition. Housed in a calf and marbled paper clamshell box with label on spine. André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, a Parisian, was the official photographer to the court of Napoleon III; he is credited with the popularization of the cartes-de-visite in the 1850s; in 1854, he obtained a patent for a standard format of 4 x 2 1/2 inches. Among the portraits offered here are: Comte de Cavour, Suzanne Lagier,Sir Robert Peel, Emanuel Gonzalès, Parade, Mlle. Figeac, Les Frères Lionnet, P.- C. Hugier, and S.M. Napoléon III. The complete GALERIE DES CONTEMPORAINS was published fortnightly as individual fasicules with a carte-de-visite portrait accompanied by a biography of the sitter, and could be purchased according to taste, or in bound volumes of twenty-five. Complete sets are rare, with WorldCat locating only the Bibliotheque Nationale de France; the sets at George Eastman House, Getty Research Institure, Cornell, the British Library, the Rijksmuseum, and the Biblioteca Nacional de Espana all have partial sets. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, fails to list this title.

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