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        Church Windows: A Series of Designs, Original or Selected from Ancient Examples.

      Birmingham, England: Chance Brothers Co. 1862. Folio. (30)ff. A catalogue of stained-glass designs issued by a glass works company, featuring full-page plates chromolithographed in rich, vibrant colors. According to the book's brief introduction, the designs by Sebastian Evans were "intended as a simple and practical guide to those who require Ornamental Glass for the purpose of Church Decoration." Some of the designs are copies or modifications of traditional examples, others original. They range from borders and fillets to full-window decorations that incorporate images of St. John, the Last Supper, and other Christian iconography. Bound in publisher's full gray cloth richly decorated and lettered in gilt on upper board, with a smaller gilt decoration to the rear board. Colored endpapers. Closed tear to a single blank protective interior leaf, else a fine copy of an uncommon work. A.e.g.

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        Dean's NEW BOOK OF DISSOLVING VIEWS.

      With 6 'dissolving' hand-coloured plates, operated by tabs. Original cloth-backed boards with mounted circular image on upper cover. Some tabs rather worn; some spotting; some short tears; else a very good copy.

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

      Singapore: printed for the editor, at Pinang, by Matthew Gregory Sr. 1862. Octavo, four plates (three folding) an excellent copy, the original blue printed wrappers bound in, early French owner's note to front wrapper, later quarter calf. 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.'. Paperstock browned uniformly; front wrapper slightly clipped, some war at head of spine to joints.

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

      London: Robert Hardwicke for the Ray Society, 1862. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (218x144 mm). xvii [1], 506 pp. With 65 lithographed plates numbered I-LXV by Tuffen West after the author's drawings. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt-lettered spine, gilt emblem of the Ray Society on front cover (extremities slightly bumped, spine little sun-faded, small hole in cloth at spine), top edge gilt, otherwise untrimmed. Internally only little age-toned, very minor occasional spotting, few plates to the end starting to come loose. Good copy. ----Dibner 34 (this edition); Norman 1084 (this edition); DSB VI, p.465-7; Nissen BBi, 902. - SECOND EDITION, published only in English, of Vergleichende Untersuchungen. It incorporates a series of supplementary papers and some previously unpublished material, and was revised throughout by the author (Norman). "Entirely self-taught, Hofmeister attained full professorship and rank among the foremost botanists of the 1800s. He revealed the process of fertilization in non-flowering plants (cryptogams) as a regular alternation of sexual and asexual generations in the mosses, ferns, horsetails and liverworts. The asexuel generation propagated by means of spores, alternating with one in which spermatozoids unite with ova." (Dibner 34). In 1851 Hofmeister's most famous work, Vergleichende Untersuchungen, appeared. Without a word of introduction it begins: "The mature plant of Anthoceros appears..." The details of its structure and life history are described and copiously illustrated, entirely on the basis of original observations, followed by a brief critique of earlier work on the genus. A similar description of the next plant's life history is followed by others, in order of increasing complexity. The amount of new information is immense; the errors are minor and do not affect the overall picture. In a concluding three-page 'Review' the concept of alternation of generations is explained, and the main modifications of the life history in the different groups are briefly touched upon. Clearly, a page-by-page reading is presupposed, not from the author's arrogance but from his failure to comprehend that others might be less deeply involved. The illustrations are largely from microscopic preparations; prerequisite knowledge of the gross features of the plants would enable the reader to correlate the details. With this single publication, the core of botany passed from its Middle Ages to the modern period. The book was obviously so important that the two main German botanical journals carried very laudatory reviews by their editors. Although sensing that a revolution had come, they seemed overpowered and possibly did not quite understand exactly what had happened. Not so Henfrey. He promptly wrote the sorely needed commentary, brought in the flowering plants directly, put together a plate to illustrate crucial homologies, provided the elementary textbook-type table of comparative life cycles, and brought it all from the level of the research worker down to that of the student. This work was forthwith translated into German. As issued, Vergleichende Untersuchungen tended to collapse with heavy reference or textbook use. This explains its rarity. Two proposals, in 1852 and 1853, to prepare an English translation were unrealized. During the next decade Hofmeister published a series of supplementary papers, all of which were incorporated into a second edition, which exists only in English, translated by F. Currey, secretary of the Linnean Society, and published in 1862. Despite Henfrey's valiant efforts, English botany had remained largely unaware of the Hofmeisterian revolution. Obviously, the publication of Darwin's Origin of Species made a belated English translation imperative. Hofmeister's pre-Darwinian work constitutes the greatest broad evolutionary treatise in botany because it is organized on a basis of increasing complexity." (DSB VI, p.466). Very Good.

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        The Works.

      London: Bell and Daldy, 1862 - 5 volumes, octavo. Bound in full green morocco, raised bands and gilt title on spine,edges gilt, marbled endpapers and inner dentelles gilt. An excellent set with spines toned, mild rubbing to corners and light bumping to volume 4 spine head. A very attractive set that displays nicely. An excellent set.

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        Landscape Scenery, illustrating Sydney, Paramatta, Richmond, Newcastle, Windsor, and Port Jackson, New South Wales.

      Sydney & Melbourne: circa, 1862. Oblong octavo, with an engraved title-page and 19 steel engraved plates with tissue interleaves; in publisher's deluxe binding of dark plum morocco, spine and both boards decorated in gilt, lettered in gilt on the upper board "New South Wales Illustrated", all edges gilt. The second issue of Terry's well-known series: like several others we have seen, this is bound in the morocco usually reserved for the special handcoloured issue. In this issue the plates have been trimmed to oblong octavo dimensions, all the plates are unnumbered, and the artist's name is spelt correctly, although Parramatta is misspelt on the title-page. Extremities a little worn but excellent.

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        Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, in search of Burke and Wills. With a Map showing his Route.

      Melbourne: F. F. Baillière, 1862. Octavo, frontispiece and large folding map, handcoloured in outline; original yellow printed boards with linen spine; a very good copy. The quite rare superior form of the Baillière issue with the map handcoloured in outline and with the 16-page botanical appendix by Von Mueller. This is the first public printing of Landsborough's narrative based on official papers and reports. Some wear and foxing.

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        Travels in Peru and India

      

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        Les misérables

      A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie. first edition published a few days before that of Paris, without edition statement. It differs somewhat from the Paris edition, including its pages in black titles, and tables established 5 parts, detailing two volumes, which can guide the bookbinder here as to link all 5 books and not ten.Binders half morocco chocolate contemporary. Back to 4 nerves decorated with wheels and tail head, double gold thread on the nerves, and blind fillets between nerves. Slight traces of friction. A scratch the last box of volume 3-4. rubbed flat. Brunissures scattered, especially at the beginning of each volume and more rare on the whole. Beautiful copy in half morocco contemporary. A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie Bruxelles 1862 Fort in-8 (14,5x23cm) 10 tomes en 5 volumes reliés

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        La Nouvelle Régence, Revue Spéciale des Échecs

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

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        Les émaux de Petitot au Musée Impérial du Louvre

      Blaisot. 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 Blaisot Paris 1862 - 1864 In-4 (22,5x30,5cm) 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés

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        The Works of De Quincey. Include: Confessions of an English Opium Eater, Last Days of Immanuel Kant and Other Writings, Recollections of the Lakes and the lake Poets, etc...

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862-63. 16 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary dark green half morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, marbled boards and end papers. Light, very occasional foxing to text, edges foxed; binding a little rubbed, spine to vol.I dulled. A sound set. Shows extremely well.

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        [FIRST EDITION] Otsy i deti [i.e. Fathers and Sons]

      Moscow: tip. V. Grachiova, 1862. 304 pp. 8vo. In contemporary half-leather with gilt lettering on the spine. Spine is refurbished, few marks in text. Otherwise near fine. First separate edition of 'Fathers and Sons' by Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883). 'Fathers and Sons' considered to be the most famous of Turgenev's novels. It first appeared in 1862 in Russkii vestnik (i.e. The Russian Herald). After this publication Turgenev prepared the novel for the separate edition by editing the text: he added dedication to his mentor and liberal critic Belinsky (1811-1848) which served as an important message to friends and enemies and pointed to democratic nature of the novel. He also removed some of Bazarov's unpleasant features (some call him first Bolshevik in Russian literature). In his letter to Gertsen he wrote: «...while inventing Bazarov I wasn't angry with him, but felt attraction... I don't feel guilty because of him... it was tough to make him a wolf and yet to defend him...». The novel examined the conflict between the older generation, reluctant to accept reforms, and the nihilistic youth. Turgenev wrote that he got the idea for this book on the beach at Ventnor, England, in August, 1860, but that Bazarov was really based on a person he knew, a «Dr. D.» He finished writing it on his Russian estate in July of 1861, and published it in March, 1862, in The Russian Herald, a magazine that had become conservative. Before this book, liberal Russian critics had praised his realistic depictions of the serfs. But they considered his depiction of Bazarov here to be an attack on liberalism, and reactionary Russian conservatives praised the author. Turgenev, however, stated that he tried to obey aesthetic truth rather than write political propaganda. Fathers and Sons was set during the six-year period of social ferment, from Russia's defeat in the Crimean War to the Emancipation of the Serfs. Hostile reaction to Fathers and Sons prompted Turgenev's decision to leave Russia. Turgenev lived mostly in France and the West, following opera singer Mme Viardot, her husband and children. Turgenev's works were translated into French but it was not until about 1894 that Constance Garnett first translated them into English. Turgenev's style had a great effect on those writers who followed the banners of naturalism or realism. He was praised by Flaubert and Henry James and William Dean Howells.

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        Journal of a Political Mission to Afghanistan in 1857 under Major now Colonel Lumsden with an Account of the Country and People

      

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

      London. Smith, Elder. 1862. 8 full page chromolithographs, xv + 480pp, appendix, neat ex-Parliamentary library gilt stamp at foot of spine but no other library markings. Half calf binding, marbled paper covered boards and endpapers. Errata slip present. Leather on spine darkened and somewhat crazed, endpapers, tissue guards and adjacent pages foxed, plates foxed in margin but images mainly clean. The text is particularly clean and fresh with only very occasional spots of foxing. Yakushi B115. Henry Walter Bellow describes the country and people of Afghanistan in the first part of this work and follows this with an account of mission under Major Lumsden. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 52036)....

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        Little Bustard.

      H.C. Richter after J. Wolf. Little Bustard. Original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73. 279 x 416 mm. £650

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        Kentish Plover.

      H.C. Richter after W. Hart. Kentish Plover. Original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73. 203 x 405 mm. £580

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        South Australia. Constitution, Electoral, and Parliamentary Privilege Acts. May, 1862.

      Adelaide: W.C. Cox, 1862. Duodecimo, 18, 52, 7 pp., original blue stiff wrappers, signature of J.D.Woods and J. Hindmarsh repeated a number of times, neat stamp for Webster collection; an excellent copy in fine original condition, spine a little frayed, preserved in handsome folding blue morocco box. Very rare: no other copy recorded. A most appealing copy of a rare Adelaide-published legal handbook, printing three early South Australian Acts. This work is of great significance as a remarkably early Australian legal work, the more so as it has the ownership signatures of two contemporary South Australian figures influential in law and politics.The work prints the Constitution Act of 1855-6; the 1861 Electoral Act; and the 1858 Privilege Act. A single copy of a similar but later work is recorded in the State Library of New South Wales (Constitution, electoral, contractors in parliament, parliamentary privilege and issue of writs Acts, Adelaide, 1873), but we have not been able to locate any other copy of this earlier work.With the ownership signature of John Hindmarsh Junior, son of the first Governor of South Australia, who had returned to England with his mother in 1841 and trained as a barrister at the Middle Temple. Hindmarsh returned to South Australia in 1855 where he established himself in practice: the present work would have been a logical addition to his library. There is also the later ownership signature of J.D. Woods, "returning officer for West Adelaide", and known to have been active in the late-1860s and 1870s.

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        Drei Jahre in Amerika 1859-1862

      Hannover, Selbstverlag 1862.. 3 Tle in 2 Bänden. Mit 1 Stahlstichportrait. XIII, 384 S.; VI, 1 Bl., 168 S., VIII, 69 S., 1 Bl., 132 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Sabin 4698; Howes B 351; Wagner-C. 380. - Seltene und einzige Ausgabe der im Selbstverlag erschienenen Reisebeschreibung des strenggläudigen jüdischen Hannoveraner. - "On considerable interest on California, the Mormons and the Northwest." (Howes). "A good part of Benjamin`s three years was spent in the eastern United States, investigating the history and condition of Jews in North America. He came to the San Francisco area via Panama and then to the Pacific Northwest. He returned overland in 1861 by way of Salt Lake. Benjamin`s fascination with the Mormons is reflected in Part II of Volume III." (Wagner-C.). - Eine Gelenk etwas angerissen. Durchgehend feuchtfleckig. Titel und letztes Blatt jeweils mit hebräischem Besitzstempel.

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        Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Enquire into and Report Upon the Circumstances Connected with the Sufferings and Death of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, the Victorian Explorers.

      Melbourne: John Ferres, 1862. Foolscap folio, printed on blue paper; blue art morocco. Very scarce official Commission Report. The Enquiry apportions the blame between Burke himself, William Wright, and the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria. Bound in with it is the single-leaf Victorian Parliamentary Paper Country discovered by Burke and Wills of 1863. Fine condition.

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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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        Revue Anecdotique des excentricités contemporaines

      Poulet-Malassis. Edition originale.binding half red shagreen corners, back with five nerves decorated double box cold, double blind fillets in border on covers, gilt head first flat stained, an upper corner slightly blunt, guards and contreplats of handmade paper with a small marginal misses against a flat, bookplate pasted to the back of the first board binding.Premier half of 1862 involving pre-original publishing several articles Baudelaire published anonymously, including the famous "L water-Forte is fashionable "which will serve as a model for his article on Manet" Painters and etchers ".Rare copy of this journal Cenacle Baudelaire, founded by Loredano Larchey. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Poulet-Malassis Paris Premier semestre 1862 12x18,5cm relié

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        Les martyrs ridicules

      Poulet-Malassis & de Broise. First Edition printed in small numbers, there was a shot Whatman booked C. Baudelaire large paper. Bound in black half shagreen, back with five nerves decorated with jewels and gold nets cold, light marginal tear without loss in the second flat head guards and contreplats of handmade paper. Important preface by Charles Baudelaire. A small marginal stain without affecting the severity latest pages, otherwise good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Poulet-Malassis & de Broise Paris 1862 12,5x19,5cm relié

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        On Translating Homer, Three Lectures Given at Oxford; [with:] On Translating Homer, Last Words, a Lecture Given at Oxford.

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1861 & 1862 - Octavo, 2 works. The 1861 work bound by Westleys in original green cloth, floral frame stamped in blind to covers, titles to spine gilt, brown coated endpapers with advertisments to pastedowns. The 1862 work in original blue cloth, decorative frame stamped in blind to covers, titles to spine gilt, black coated endpapers. Ownership inscription in pencil to front free endpaper of 1861 work and front free binder's blank of 1862 work. Spine sunned to the earlier work with light bumps to extremities, slight wear to spine ends; a very good copy. Spine lightly toned to later work, with slightly soiled boards and minimal wear to spine ends; still an excellent copy. First editions. Primarily known for his poetry this was Arnold's first published criticism, "Here, taking the translation of the Iliad by F. W. Newman, brother of the theologian, as his main target, Arnold pilloried the tendency of learning to degenerate into antiquarianism and pedantry" (ODNB). With the book label of English poet John Drinkwater to the front pastedown of On Translating Homer, Last Words and his ownership inscription in ink to the front free binder's blank, dated 1920. In 1923 Drinkwater published some correspondence of Arnold's with fellow poet Robert Browning in the literary journal The Cornhill Magazine. Both quite scarce, especially the first, and particularly desirable together in the original cloth. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Book of Nonsense, A

      London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1862. Early Edition of Edward Lear's "Book of Nonsense" LEAR, Edward. A Book of Nonsense. Sixth Edition. with Many New Pictures and Verses. London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge. [ca. 1862]. Sixth edition (first published in 1846). Oblong small quarto (5 7/16 x 8 3/8 inches; 138 x 212 mm.). [1, title, verso with publishers monogram], [1, dedication , verso blank], [112] leaves, printed on one side of the leaf only. With 112 woodcuts after designs by the author. Leaf 73 expertly repaired at blank fore-margin, last leaf with neat strengthening of inner gutter. Small oval blind-stamp of Hale & Howorth, Manchester on front blank. Publisher's quarter red cloth over tan pictorial boards with the title-page Limerick repeated on the front and rear boards. An excellent example of an early edition. "The publication in 1846 of Edward Lear's A Book of Nonsense heralded the arrival of a new literary genre. For centuries nonsense had flourished in the folk tradition of many countries-snatches of it are found in the plays of Aristophanes and Shakespeare, a setting down of the traditional utterances of the Fool. In England such oral nonsense was handed on from generation to generation in nursery rhymes and mummers' plays, and it was not until 1846-at a time when the oral tradition was beginning to disappear-that Old Derry down Derry, the traditional fool of the mummers, appeared as the author of A Book of Nonsense, and nonsense was brought into the literary fold…The limericks which make up the first edition were written and illustrated during the 1830s, but were not published until February 10th, 1846" (Vivian Noakes, Introduction to Nonsensus, compiled by Justin G. Schiller).

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        COUNCIL JOURNAL OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY TERRITORY OF COLORADO FIRST SESSION BEGUN AND HELD AT DENVER, SEPTEMBER 9th, A D , 1861

      Denver: Thos. Gibson, Colorado Republican and Herald Office, 1862. 198pp. Original printed wrappers. Spine dampstained, wrappers somewhat dust soiled. Front wrapper initialed in blue pencil and with lower corner torn away. Internally clean. About very good. The record of the first legislative assembly of the territory of Colorado and an example of early Colorado printing. McMURTRIE (COLORADO) 28.

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        AMATEUR 19TH C MANUSCRIPT NEWS BOOK. "The Chip Basket. Vol. I. No. I. Devoted to choice Literature, Romance, the News, and Commerce. Terms[:] Good attention and no criticism."...

      North Barnstead, NH: 1862. 15 ll, including 3 blank leaves. Five written to recto only, remaining seven with writing to both recto and verso. Word count conservatively estimated at 1200+. 8vo. 8" x 5" Few small chips and minor loss to wrapper edges; light toning/soiling/staining to wrappers and very slightly to occasional pgs; several crossed-out words and corrections in text; ink quite light on some pgs. Interior clean and legible overall. VG....

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        Etat present de la Metallurgie du Fer en Angleterre.

      Dunod; Lacroix Paris 1862 ( In französischer Sprache ) VIII, 400 Seiten, XXIII, Seiten 401-850. Mit farbig lithographierter Faltkarte und 8 mehrfach gefalteten Lithographien, Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken, 8° ( 22,5 x 14 cm ). Im Anhang mit der Erklärung der Methode *Bessemer*. Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen. Innen Papier leicht gebräunt, Seiten teils gering fleckig oder stockfleckig, desgleichen die Lithographien. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gruner, Lan, Metallurgie, England, Bergbau, Hüttenwesen, Eisen, Eisenverhüttung, Bessemer, Verhüttung, Eisenerz, Google

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        No Cross, No Crown

      London: Andrew Sowle, 1862. Second edition. Very Good. Recent, but simple looking rebind, retaining parts of earlier period leather boards. Occasional pencil notation to text, ink notations at front. Pages are a bit toned of dog-earred. Second edition of what is considered to be the first coherent guide on Quaker behavior. Revised and expanded from the original edition published in 1869.

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        Kosmos. Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung.

      5 Bde. in 6 geb. Ohne Atlas. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Rü. leicht berieb. EA. Goed. VI, 263,29 Borst 2163 Henze II, 667 Sabin 33726 - Erste Ausgabe - Ohne den posthum nach Humboldtds Notizen erstellten Band 5 von Buschmann, der 1862 erschien und das Register enthält und ohne Atlas. - Das Lebenswerk Humboldts, "Der Kosmos enthält eine vollständige Übersicht über die einzelnen naturwissenschaftl. Disziplinen und ihre Beziehungen untereinander." (Carter-Muir 586). Der Kosmos wurde sofort in die meisten europ. Sprachen übersetzt und war nach der Bibel das meist gelesene Werk seiner Zeit. Die erste Auflage wurde innerhalb zweier Monate verkauft. - "This, the greatest work of one of the greatest men of the nineteenth century." (Sabin)

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        The Intellectual Observer: Review Of Natural History, Microscopic Research, And Recreative Science (12 Volumes)

      Groombridge and Sons 1862 - A well matched set of 12 volumes dating from 1862-1868. All volumes uniformly bound in purple cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Gilt decoration to boards in the style of a traditional half leather. 5 raised bands at spines with gilt lettering and decoration. All spines uniformly faded to brown. Off spots of fox within unless otherwise mentioned. Volume One: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. Age discolouration to endpages. Both inner hinges are starting to crack, but holding. 10 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. Some annotation to the textblock in pencil. 491 pp. Volume Two: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 11 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 480 pp. Volume Three: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Spine is faded with bumping to ends; cloth to the top has split. 12 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 474 pp. Volume Four: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 11 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. Some annotation to the textblock in pencil. 476 pp. Volume Five: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 10 colour plates with tissue protection intact and one double without. Some annotation to the textblock in pencil. Textblock is quite foxed, especially to the early/late pages. 474 pp. Volume Six: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 10 colour plates with tissue protection intact and one other without. Some annotation to the textblock in pencil. Textblock is foxed, especially to the early/late pages. 474 pp. Volume Seven: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. Blemish where illustrations page has stuck slightly to the previous page. 11 colour plates with tissue protection intact and one other without. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 489 pp. Volume Eight: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 12 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 489 pp. Volume Nine: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 12 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 487 pp. Volume Eleven: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 12 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 492 pp. Volume Twelve: Boards are rubbed but otherwise in good order. Some bumping to corners. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Spine is faded with bumping to ends. 14 colour plates with tissue protection intact. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 492 pp. All volumes contain numerous black and white illustrations in addition to the plates mentioned. When securely packed this item will weigh in the [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports of The Land Purchase Department Relative to The Extinguishment of Native Title.

      1862 - pp 367. Comprises of tables, letters from the Land Commissioner authorising purchase of Maori land and letters requesting boundary surveys of such land. Wrappers with cloth spine, spine damaged but binding still firm. Small hole to front wrapper, some foxing to prelim pages only. Internals clean and clear. Rare. Size: Folio [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        North America [Two Volumes]

      Chapman and Hall. Hardcover. London, 1862. 8vo, publisher's burgundy cloth, 467 + 32 pp. ads dated May, 1862 + 494 pp. A good set in the original publisher's cloth, generally attractive, with some flaws: Front hinge nearly split on first volume (it is barely holding but could be repaired easily), bookplates to pastedowns, fading and slight leans to spine, chipping to cloth at head of spines, bindings shaken. Map in fine condition. Remains an attractive set in the scarce publisher's cloth despite these flaws. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Sadleir 14 . Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        UNION TICKET. STATE OFFICERS. FOR JUDGE OF SUPREME COURT, FRANKLIN T. BACKUS. FOR SECRETARY OF STATE, WILSON S. KENNON. FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, CHAUNCEY N. OLDS [.]

      n.d. (1862), s.l. (Cincinnati / Hamilton County, Ohio) - Small broadside, 8.25" x 3". Caption title [as issued]. Illustration of an elephant head at top of the ticket. Uniformly tanned but in surprisingly fresh state. When was an Elephant first utilized in American politics? Surely the present Union Party ticket must be one of the earliest appearances of it, if not the first. Although undated, it was certainly printed in 1862 when the men listed here were candidates on the Ohio Union ticket; moreover, the canditate for Supreme Court Judge Franklin T. Backus ran only once (and was defeated by Rufus P. Ranney by a total of 6,963 votes). The Union State Convention assembled in Naughten Hall, August 21, 1862, with Benjamin Stanton as chairman (both temporary and permanent). The Union Party officially adopted resolutions that opposed all compromises with the Rebellion, and endorsed the administration of Governor Tod. Nominations: Supreme Court Judge, Franklin T. Backus; Secretary of State, W.S. Kennon, Attorney-General, Chauncey N. Olds; School Commissioner, William D. Henkle; Board of Public Works, John B. Gregory (SOURCE: A.E. Lee, History of the City of Columbus, Capital of Ohio, 1892, Vol. 2, p. 440). All appear on the present Union Ticket exactly as stated. If our dating is correct, the present Union Party Ticket may have appeared two years before the elephant was used as a political symbol in an 1864 pro-Lincoln "newspaper" (it was more like polical propaganda) entitled "Father Abraham" although it took nearly 10 years for the elephant to be codified as a Republican symbol. In 1874 Harper's Weeklycartoonist Thomas Nast drew a caricature of the Republican Party elephant being kicked into a pit by the Democratic Party donkey disguised as a lion. The cartoon was evidently prescient, as the Republicans lost control of the House a few weeks after publication. The Union Party was a Civil War era amalgam of Republicans, pro-War Democrats, and former anti-slavery Whigs. Concerning the present offering, we suggest the place of imprint as Cincinnati / Hamilton County, where Joseph P. Humphreys served as Hamilton County Auditor, and Frederick L. Emmert as Coroner. Literature: p. 440. G.H. Porter, Ohio Politics during the Civil War Period, PhD dissertation, Columbia Univ., 1911. Very good antiquarian condition

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        INDONESIA – KALIMANTAN SELATAN (SOUTH BORNEO): UNTITLED MANUSCRIPT MAP OF THE BANJARMASIN REGION, SOUTH KALIMANTAN, BORNEO

      [Southeastern Borneo circa ] 1862 - Manuscript, pen and ink with watercolour, on fine laid paper watermarked "EDB" / "De Erven Dk. Blauw" (Very Good, old stains with some smudging to ink in a few places, wear along old folds with very minor loss at margin lower-centre), 44.5 x 56 cm A magnificent Dutch military manuscript map depicting the theatre and decisive action of the Banjarmasin War (1859-63), an important conflict that determined the political fate of Southeastern Borneo. This important manuscript is one of the finest surviving original cartographic artifacts of the Banjarmasin War (1859 – 1863), a conflict during which the Netherlands asserted her colonial power over Southeastern Kalimantan (Borneo). While the map’s author remains anonymous, the carefully drafted manuscript map was based on original reconnaissance conducted by the Dutch East Indian Army during the conflict. Is thus one of the earliest maps to detail the interior of the southeastern portion of the phenomenally rugged interior of the vast island of Borneo. The map was clearly drafted by an officer who had close proximity to the Dutch high command towards the later part of the war, as the map features incredibly detailed and militarily sensitive information, then only available to a well-placed participant in the conflict. The map is clearly a working manuscript intended to be employed for planning military operations in the field during the heady latter days of the conflict. The map is dominated by the Barito River Basin, which flows in a generally southerly direction from deep in the interior of Borneo down into the Java Sea. The region around the basin comprises the traditional territory of the Sultanate of Banjarmasin, a state with which the Dutch had maintained a relationship (of a various nature) for over 250 years. On the map, Banjarmasin is shown divided into various Dutch political jurisdictions (the sultanate was formally annexed and dissolved by the Dutch in 1860), while the various overlaying jurisdictions, labelled with Roman numerals, refer to military sub-districts, with the grater military districts divided by double intermittent red lines. The delineation of the region’s complex river systems is very thorough and broadly accurate, even if not generally based on precise scientific measurements. Numerous towns and villages are labelled, as the Dutch, by this time, had extended their control deep into the interior. The chain of locations hosting a Dutch military presence is distinguished by the appearance the Netherlands’ tricolour flag. Importantly, labelled, in the upper centre of the map, is the route of the decisive operation of the war, Lieutenant-Colonel Verspyck’s march through the jungle to Bayan Begok, which occurred in October-November 1862. The map does not feature a title or legend and is not signed, likely because it was intended to be used in the field by the mapmaker and his associates, who naturally had no need for such information to be added to the map. All original manuscript maps made in what is today Indonesia are extremely rare, and the present map is remarkable in that it contemporarily records an important historical event. It is thus an extraordinary and unique artifact of both Indonesian and Dutch colonial history. Early Relations between the Netherlands and Banjarmasin - The Banjarmasin War and the Dutch expansionist policies in Kalimantan must be regarded within their greater historical context. The Dutch East India Company (known as the VOC, or, formally, the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie), was founded in 1602 as a commercial enterprise interested in profit, as opposed to gaining political power in and of itself. Establishing its headquarters in the Indonesian Archipelago at Batavia (Jakarta), in 1619, it attempted to maintain a limited footprint while extracting as great a yield as possible from the islands’ immense wealth in spices, precious woods and minerals. The Company tended to restrict its operations to fortified coastal bases and onl

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        HUNGARY / VOJVODINA – TISZA (TISA) RIVER SYSTEM: Darstellung des Theissregulirungs-Unternehmens seit dem Beginne der Arbeiten im Jahre 1846 bis zum Schlusse des Jahres 1860. [Accompanied by:] Stephan WEISS. Uebersichts-Karte des Theiss-Flusses vom Ursprung bis zur Mündung in die Donau mit der Darstellung des Standes Regulirungsarbeiten an diesem Flusse zu Ende des Jahres 1860. Vienna: Reiffenstein & Rösch, 1861.

      Vienna: K K Hof- und Staatsdruckerei 1862 - 4° (30.5 x 24 cm / 12 x 9.5 inches): 59 pp. + 1 chromolithographed map, original white satin endpapers, bound in original navy blue cloth with blind-stamped designs and title and border debossed in gilt (Excellent condition, nearly mint). Chromolithographed map, dissected into 16 sections and mounted upon original linen (100 x 128 cm / 47 x 50.5 inches), folding into original navy blue cloth-covered slipcase with blind-stamped designs and title debossed in gilt, matching the binding of the accompanying text (Excellent condition, map clean and bright, only minor wear to extremities of slipcase). An exquisite presentation set comprising a large map and report, showcasing the Tisza River, the Danube’s greatest tributary, which has its source in the Ukraine, and then flows through Romania, Hungary and the Vojvodina region of Serbia, focusing on the ‘Regulation of the Tisza’, one of the era’s great hydrological engineering projects. This extremely attractive and fascinating presentation set focuses on the Tisza River (Tisa, known in German as the Theiss Fluss), the Danube’s mightiest tributary, that for most of its course flows through eastern Hungary and the Vojvodina region of Serbia. Uniformly bound in fine gilt-blind-stamped cloth, this set was evidently intended for presentation to a VIP figure, perhaps a minister or a nobleman, as other known sets do not seem to be bound in such an exquisite manner. The set was made to showcase the first, and most critical, phase of the ‘Regulation of the Tisza’, an engineering mega-project which straightened the course of the river in order to ease flooding and aid navigation. The set consists of a large, carefully drafted and finely coloured map of the Tisza and its major tributaries, accompanied by a written report on the Regulation project. All considered, the set forms the finest 19th Century work on the geography and hydrology of the Tisza, and indeed one of the most impressive works of its kind issued in all of Europe during the same period. The fascinating text volume, written by Florian Ritter von Pasetti, on behalf of the Tisza Regulatory Company, is described as an ‘Extract from a report’ to the Imperial Minister of Public Works, Josef Lasser von Zollheim. The work is a masterpeice of hydrological engieering litterature, giving a detailed, yet easy to read, insiders’ account of one of the grandest projects of its kind ever undertaken in Europe. At the end of the work is a beautiful, colourful map of the Tisza watershed, highlighting it major tributary basins, ‘Croquis der Thiess’, made by the same draftsman as of the large map. The large map, created by Stephan Weiss, a master draftsman of the Austrian Public Works Ministry, is predicated on the best official surveys and blueprints. While entitled in German, it generally uses the local Hungarian nomenclature for place names, and provides a meticulous and precise scientific rendering of the Tisza and its major tributaries. SEE OUR WEB PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION.References: Jahrbuch der Geologischen Reichsanstalt, Volume 12 (1861), p. 544; Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt, vol. 11 (1865), p. 461; Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften ., vol. 46 (1863), p. 300.

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        UNION TICKET. STATE OFFICERS. FOR JUDGE OF SUPREME COURT, FRANKLIN T.  BACKUS. FOR SECRETARY OF STATE, WILSON S. KENNON. FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, CHAUNCEY N. OLDS [...]

      s.l. (Cincinnati / Hamilton County, Ohio), n.d. (1862). Very good antiquarian condition. Small broadside, 8.25" x 3". Caption title [as issued]. Illustration of an elephant head at top of the ticket. Uniformly tanned but in surprisingly fresh state. When was an Elephant first utilized in American politics? Surely the present Union Party ticket must be one of the earliest appearances of it, if not the first. Although undated, it was certainly printed in 1862 when the men listed here were candidates on the Ohio Union ticket; moreover, the canditate for Supreme Court Judge Franklin T. Backus ran only once (and was defeated by Rufus P. Ranney by a total of 6,963 votes). The Union State Convention assembled in Naughten Hall, August 21, 1862, with Benjamin Stanton as chairman (both temporary and permanent). The Union Party officially adopted resolutions that opposed all compromises with the Rebellion, and endorsed the administration of Governor Tod. Nominations: Supreme Court Judge, Franklin T. Backus; Secretary of State, W.S. Kennon, Attorney-General, Chauncey N. Olds; School Commissioner, William D. Henkle; Board of Public Works, John B. Gregory (SOURCE: A.E. Lee, History of the City of Columbus, Capital of Ohio, 1892, Vol. 2, p. 440). All appear on the present Union Ticket exactly as stated. If our dating is correct, the present Union Party Ticket may have appeared two years before the elephant was used as a political symbol in an 1864 pro-Lincoln "newspaper" (it was more like polical propaganda) entitled "Father Abraham" although it took nearly 10 years for the elephant to be codified as a Republican symbol. In 1874 Harper's Weekly cartoonist Thomas Nast drew a caricature of the Republican Party elephant being kicked into a pit by the Democratic Party donkey disguised as a lion. The cartoon was evidently prescient, as the Republicans lost control of the House a few weeks after publication. The Union Party was a Civil War era amalgam of Republicans, pro-War Democrats, and former anti-slavery Whigs. Concerning the present offering, we suggest the place of imprint as Cincinnati / Hamilton County, where Joseph P. Humphreys served as Hamilton County Auditor, and Frederick L. Emmert as Coroner. Literature: p. 440. G.H. Porter, Ohio Politics during the Civil War Period, PhD dissertation, Columbia Univ., 1911.

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        History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army

      1862 - MURRAY, Arch[ibald] K. History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army. Glasgow and London: Thomas Murray and Son; Ward and Lock, 1862, 1863. Two volumes. Small quarto, contemporary full red morocco-gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. $1500.Mixed first and second edition of this tribute to "a long line of valiant and illustrious" Scottish soldiers, illustrated with 44 plates, many hand-colored or chromolithographic.The "Scots Greys," the First Royal Regiment of Foot, several celebrated regiments of Highlanders and more populate Murray's vivid, impassioned account of the Scotsmen who provided critical support in fighting Britain's battles, "ofttimes victoriously—at all times honorably." Illustrated with 44 plates—including many tinted and hand-colored lithographs, as well as chromolithographs with color heightening by hand—and 4 folding maps and plans. First edition of Volume I, second edition of Volume II. Armorial bookplates.Interiors generally clean. Handsome bindings with light expert restoration. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Suisse en Lombardie et en Piémont

      de 496 pp.. et 10 pl.. Paris, J. Vermot, 1862, in-8, de 496 pp.. et 10 pl., demi-percaline, dos lisse, Deuxième édition, illustré par Hadamard, avec un envoi de l'auteur à son docteur, "reconnaissant de ses bons soins". L'auteur décrit son voyage envers Suisse et le nord de l'Italie, tenant "un juste milieu entre le style exclamatoire, les descriptions de Bourrit et le pédantesque aridité de William Coxe." Cet ouvrage a paru originellement en 1834, mais avec seulement huit illustrations. Quelques rousseurs, plats un peu fatigués.

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        Manuel de minéralogie

      2 volumes, [4]-L-[2]-572 pp. Paris, Dunod, 1862-1874, in-8, 2 volumes, [4]-L-[2]-572 pp. + LII-208 pp, 29 pl. et LXVIII pl. (sur 34 feuilles), demi-chagrin noir, dos à nerfs, En tout : 97 planches en héliogravure par Erhard d'après Des Cloizeaux, représentant des perspectives géométriques usitées dans la plupart des traités de minéralogie ainsi que des projections destinées à faire ressortir la position relative des faces et leurs principales zones. PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de cet ouvrage qui accorde une place importante aux caractères cristallographiques et chimiques des minéraux, et à leurs propriétés optiques biréfringentes. Des Cloizeaux (1817-1897) fut titulaire de la chaire de Minéralogie du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle de Paris, en 1876. Il fut l'un des premiers à appliquer les méthodes optiques à la minéralogie, générant ainsi une nouvelle interdisciplinarité, tout en favorisant l'essor de la pétrologie moderne. Notre exemplaire ne contient pas le 2° fascicule du tome 2, publié en 1893, et comprenant les pages LIII à LX et 209 à 542. Cachet annulé de la faculté catholique de Paris et étiquettes en pied des dos. De la bibliothèque d'Henri Viellard, avec étiquette ex-libris Poggendorff, III-354.

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        Phrénologie spiritualiste

      VII, 1 bl., 408 pp., 1 pl. Paris, Didier et Cie, 1862, in-8, VII, 1 bl, 408 pp, 1 pl. dépliante hors-texte, demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos à nerfs, auteur et titre en caractères dorés, tranches jaspées, ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage qui réunit les conférences données à l'Athénée de Paris par Michel-Arthur Castle sur la science phrénologique, à partir de 1854. Bien complet de la planche dépliante représentant 3 vues (de face, arrière et profil) du classement phrénologique en 38 aires distinctes. Instaurée par Franz Joseph Gall (1757-1828) en 1810, la phrénologie connut son âge d'or sous Louis-Philippe et la Révolution de Juillet de 1830. Selon la définition de Gall, cette science, qu'il nommait cranioscopie, permettait de "reconnaître les instincts, les penchants, les talents et les dispositions morales et intellectuelles des hommes et des animaux par la configuration de leur cerveau et de leur tête". Bon exemplaire. Légers accidents au dos et aux mors. Cachet ex-libris du docteur Carrier sur la page de titre. (CAILLET, I, 2073)

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        Cours de mécanique

      2 volumes, XXIV-475 + X-377 Paris, Mallet-Bachelier, 1862-1863, in-8, 2 volumes, XXIV-475 + X-377 pages, 3 planches dépliantes, demi maroquin havane à coins, dos à faux nerfs, Troisième édition de cet ouvrage donnant les cours de mécanique professés par Duhamel à l'École Polytechnique. La première a paru en 1845. Jean Marie Constant Duhamel (1797-1872) fit partie de la famille des grands mathématiciens de son époque : Poinsot, Ampère et Fourier. Il fut élu membre de l'Académie des sciences en 1840; il enseigna à l'École polytechnique de 1830 à 1869 et occupa la chaire d'analyse de la Sorbonne. Rousseurs claires éparses. DSB IV, pp. 222-223. Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris

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        Description d'un ancien instrument de sauvetage conservé au trésor de la cathédrale de Troyes, et documents historiques sur divers accidents arrivés, par le feu du ciel, à la flèche de ladite église

      d'un frontispice, 55 et (1) Troyes, Dufour-Bouquot, 1862, in-8, d'un frontispice, 55 et (1) pages, exemplaire broché (couverture salie, déchirures au dos), Unique édition de cette étude historique sur l'utilisation de clystère vétérinaire, ou dit "seringue de maréchal" par Coffinet, comme pompe à incendie à partir du milieu du XVIe siècle et jusqu'au XVIIe, au chapitre de la cathédrale de Troyes. En frontispice, l'auteur a fait graver "l'ancienne seringue à incendie" longue de 72 centimètre et large d'un diamètre de 24 centimètre qui porte les armes du chapitre de l'église de Troyes. A la suite, on trouve les différents incendies durant lesquels on utilisa cet instrument à l'usage dévoyé. En envoi autographe de l'auteur "à Monseigneur l'Abbé Leclerc, chanoine secrétaire de l'Evêché". Hormis un brochage fragile, bon exemplaire.

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        Le Mexique contemporain

      Paris, 8 rue de la Paix, 1862, in-12, , , Bel exemplaire de la première édition de cette étude du Mexique à l'époque du baron de Bazancourt. L'auteur nous renvoie tout d'abord au temps des Aztèques pour ensuite nous relater de la situation actuelle de ce pays si complexe par son brassage de culture espagnole et indigène.

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        Journal Of Landsborough's Expedition From Carpentaria, In Search Of Burke And Wills. With a Map Showing His Route.

      Melbourne, Wilson & Mackinnon Printers, 1862.. 8vo; pp. 128; new b/w frontispiece with original protective tissue guard, map is complete; new 1/4 green cloth spine with orginal pink printed boards, boards are worn and stained, light flecking to head page edges, a good copy.

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