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        An extraordinary collection of photographs of Central Park by its first official photographer

      Pioneering photographs of Central Park. One of the earliest photographers to work in New York, Victor Prevost (1820-1881) studied photography in France under Paul Delaroche and with Gustave Le Gray. In 1850 Prevost came to New York and established a studio at Broadway and Bleecker. He achieved limited commercial success, giving up photography as a career in 1857. Prevost continued to take photographs of major construction projects in New York City, the most important of which are his images of the new Central Park. These images are among the earliest extant photographs of the construction of Central Park. The Olmsted-Vaux plan was accepted in 1858, and work began at once, but it was not until the 1870s that the immense project was completed. As a result, these very early photographs present an unfamiliar view of the park, with immature plantings, temporary structures, worker housing, all without the towering buildings that figure prominently in later images. Three of the photographs are signed in the negative and one features the photographer's ink signature on the mount. All bear the photographer's blindstamp on the mount. Each image is described and dated in pencil on the verso. The collection comprises: 1. Veranda, Terrace, and Bell Tower (Aug 30, 1862) signed and dated 1862 by Prevost on the mount 2. Self-Portrait of the Photographer at CP (Sept 10, 1862) [actually Jacob Wrey Mould, who designed by of the park's most notable landmarks and architectural details] 3. Terrace Steps (Sept 11, 1862) 4. Pine Bank Arch. Bridge Near 8th Ave (Aug 17, 1862) 5. Landing (Oct 15th 1862) 6. Summer House from West Side ie 6th Ave (Sept 22, 1862) 7. Arsenal from 6th Ave West Side (August 13, 1862) 8. Summer House East from 8th Ave (August 28, 1862) 9. [no caption:] Summer House East from 8th Ave. 10. [no caption:] Buried pipes, with barrels, cranes, and framing VERY RARE. The principal institutional holdings of Prevost photographs are at the George Eastman House, the Museum of the City of New York, and the New York Historical Society, and to a lesser extent, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian. Apart from their exposure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art show in 2003, Prevost's work remains largely unknown to the collecting public, a reflection of its great rarity in the market. Julie Mellby, "Victor Prevost: Painter, Lithographer, Photographer," History of Photography 35 (2011). 10 albumen photographs (approx. 51⁄4 x 51⁄4 in.), mounted, three signed in the negative and one signed by Prevost on the mount. Mounts foxed and stained, minor foxing and fading to prints, but generally the images are in excellent condition with strong tones.

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        poésies barbares

      - Librairie Poulet Malassis, Paris 1862, In-12 (11,5x18cm), 307pp., relié. - Edition. Binding metà dolore angoli di cioccolato d'epoca. Indietro con i nervi decorato con quattro gioielli. Cioccolato dolore come mostre. Doppia rete sui piatti. Bellissimo esemplare, perfettamente freschi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'y a pas eu de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin à coins chocolat d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Pièces de titre de chagrin chocolat. Double filet sur les plats. Bel exemplaire, parfaitement frais.

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        Photographs of the Holy Land comprising the following volumes: [I:] Sinai and Palestine; [II:] Lower Egypt, Thebes, and the Pyramids; [III:] Upper Egypt and Ethiopia.

      London, Glasgow, and Edinburgh: William MacKenzie, 1862 A handsome set of Frith's photographs. This edition's gold-toned photographs are preferred over the earlier editions for their "stronger quality" (Gernsheim). These "lavishly produced volumes of image and text, offered by subscription, were intended for a cultured, well-educated audience" (Hannavy). In 1856-58, Francis Frith made two expeditions, first to Egypt and then to Palestine, to photograph the great sites of antiquity, preserving the views for future generations and making them accessible to people around the world. Working with volatile chemicals and cumbersome apparatus in inhospitable conditions, Frith developed most of his plates in tombs, temples, and caves. For Frith, photography was destined to rank with other pictorial arts and even to surpass them, because at its heart was "its essential truthfulness of outline, and to a considerable extent, of perspective and light, and shade." Frith's books "proved immensely popular, [their] combination of remarkable photographic views with Frith's first-hand written account providing a surrogate tour of the Near East for Victorian tourists and would-be tourists alike" (Hannavy). These albums contain some of Frith's finest photographs, including the series of panoramic views of Jerusalem, the Sphinx and Great Pyramid of Giza, Colossal Figure at Abou Simbel, Karnak, the Pool of Hezekiah, the Thebes Entrance to the Great Temple Luxor, the Osiridae Pillars and Great Fallen Colossus, and many others. They encompass spectacular views of Jerusalem (among the earliest images of the ancient city still obtainable), Cairo, the pyramids at Giza, Philae, and other views of now-lost or decayed sites in Egypt, as well as biblical sites in Palestine including the Dead Sea, Gaza, Damascus, and other areas of what is now the modern state of Israel. These magnificent photographs provide a permanent record of lost or deteriorating places and monuments that are central to human history.Three volumes. Folio. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered, rebacked in green morocco, a.e.g. 111 albumen photographs (37 in each volume), each approx. 6 1/2 x 9 inches, mounted. Most signed in the negative and with the occasional date 1857. Foxing to mounts, infrequently affecting images, occasional fading to prints. The photographs are generally in very good condition with rich tones and good contrast.

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        The Works of Thomas de Quincey.

      - 15 volumes. Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862-63. Bound in a brown half leather binding with title in green coloured leather. Top edge gilt. Spines very lightly worn. Some foxing to edges. Volume 5 with very slight damage to spine. Bindings with light staining. A very attractive set. Near fine-. * Includes the following titles: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Recollections of the Lakes, Last Days of Immanuel Kant and other writings, The English Mail Coach and other writings, Dr Samuel Parr or Whiggism in its Relation to Literature and other writings, Richard Bentley and other writings, Protestantism and other Essays, Leaders in Literature, with a notice of Traditional Errors Affecting Them, The Caesars and Other Papers, Style and Rhetoric and Other Papers,Coleridge and Opium-Eating and Other Writings, Speculations Literary and Philosophic, Logic of Political Economy and Other Papers, Autobiographical Sketches 1790-1803, Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe, and Schiller, and On The Political Parties of Modern England, Suspiria de Profundis, Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, and other Miscellaneous Writings.* Private inscription from The Members of Lothian Road Sabbath Morning Fellowship Association. **Heavy item - extra shipping charges may apply.** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain and Ireland.

      London Alfred W. Bennett 1862 1. Two volumes. Small 4to, pp. [8], 228; [8], 224. Original red shagreen gilt decorated covers. Gilt spine on 5 raised bands. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 52 [of 53] tipped-in album photographs, in addition to engraved vignettes throughout. .

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        On Bandaging, and Other Operations of Minor Surgery

      Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, 1862. New edition. Binding slightly rubbed; occasional pale spotting/From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. 8vo. 383 pp. Wood-engraved illustrations in text. Original sheep, black morocco lettering-piece. Provenance: T. J. Adams (early inkstamp and inscriptions on flyleaves). A fine copy of this Civil War-era surgical manual by the father of painter John Singer Sargent, revised from the 1848 first edition by the addition of a chapter on military surgery by W. F. Atlee. Also with a fine Civil War provenance, inscribed at Camp Shanks in Indianapolis, 27 February 1864, where the 119th Infantry (or 7th Cavalry) rendezvoused under John P. C. Shanks. A severe battle between the 119th and the enemy had taken place in Okalona, Mississippi just 5 days before Adams's inscription. The Preface states: "The merits of this work as a handy and convenient manual for reference in the field and hospital, have induced the publishers to add to it a chapter (the Ninth) on Gunshot Wounds, and such other subjects peculiar to Military Surgery as seemed requisite to adapt it more thoroughly to the wants of Army Surgeons. Owing to the absence of the Author in Europe, this has been prepared by Dr. W. F. Atlee. Philadelphia, March, 1862." See Rutkow, The History of Surgery in the United States, GS25 (first edition). Cordasco 60-1568.

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

      Würzburg, Stahel 1862 - Octavo. Pp. xii, 262, (2) publisher's catalogue. With wood-engraved text figures. Hardcover, bound in contemporary red half cloth and marbled boards, spine gilt, all edges marbled; both paste-downs with remnants of removed paper labels, minute signature at top corner of title-page. In a very good condition, clean and neat interior. ~ First edition. The first academic textbook on otology. Anton Friedrich von Tröltsch (1829-1890), pioneer of modern otology. Garrison & Morton 3376. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports of the Naval Engagements on the Mississippi River, Resulting in the Capture of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the City of New Orleans and the Destruction of the Rebel Naval Flotilla

      Government Printing Office, Washington 1862 - Original cloth. 107pp Gilt lettering to cover. Sunned at edges of boards and spine. Two hand-colored lithographic plates depicting ironclads, three folding maps. Maps and illustrations are all in very nice condition. Signed by the under secretary of navy, G.V. fox on front free endpaper. Library label on front endpaper and rear endpaper. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Midway Book Store (ABAA)]
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        Civil War

      January 1, 1862. Broadside: Carriers Address to the Patrons of The Oswego Gazette, January 1, 1862, deep blue supplement containing civil war era advertisements with a poetic summary in the center. Folds weak. Very good.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Oeuvres publiées par les soins du Ministre de l'Instruction Publique

      1862 - 6 volumes, soit 4 volumes Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1862-93, , 6 volumes, soit 4 volumes grand et fort in-4 (1 à 4), en cartonnage bleu nuit à la bradel de l'époque, dos filetés, petits fers et roulette de pointillés en encadrement des plats ; et 2 volumes in-4 (5 et 6) en percaline bleue à l'imitation, Portrait, 54 planches gravées par Paulze Lavoisier d'après E. Wormser, un tableau. Cette publication fut décidée par l'État dès 1861, à l'initiative de Dumas, le président de l'Académie des Sciences. Le second volume (1862), qui regroupe essentiellement des mémoires de chimie et de physique publiés dans les Mémoires de l'Académie royale des sciences, parut avant le premier (1864), qui contient les oeuvres majeures : le Traité élémentaire de chimie de 1789 et les Opuscules physiques et chimiques de 1774. Le troisième volume (1865) réunit divers mémoires et documents touchant à l'histoire naturelle ou à l'hygiène publique, de même que le quatrième (1868), auquel sont jointes des pièces touchant à l'Académie des sciences et au Bureau de consultation des arts-et-métiers. À sa mort en 1884, Dumas confia la suite de l'édition à Debray, qui s'épaula de Grimaux, le biographe de Lavoisier, pour la publication des tomes 5 et 6 : l'un porte sur la géologie, la chimie et les poudres et salpêtres, tandis que l'autre regroupe des rapports de l'Académie des sciences et des documents relatifs à des questions d'économie politique, d'agriculture ou de finances et à la Commission les poids et mesures. Estampille de la Station de chimie végétale de Meudon. Bel exemplaire des oeuvres du père de la chimie moderne, très grand de marges et joliment relié. Quelques coins émoussés. Portrait dérelié, quelques mouillures. Botlon p. 605. Duveen & Klisckstein n° 338. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life Trial Sentence and Execution of Catherine Wilson for the Murder of Mrs Soames

      Broadside (490 x 380mm). Original sheet trimmed and laid down on recent archival paper, small areas of loss to the extremities, interfering with the text a little on the far left. Small number '41' written in red pencil far right hand corner. With woodcut border and illustration.  Taylor, London, n.d [added in a contemporary hand October 20

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        Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia; Together with a Description of the Country and its Various Inhabitants. Illustrated by a Map and Twenty Engravings of Scenes and Persons, Taken on the Spot

      Wertheim, MacIntosh, and Hunt, London 1862 - viii, 322 p. 22 cm. Fold-out map, 8 full-page tinted engravings, and 12 b&w in-text illustrations. Bound in half leather with marbled boards, endpapers and text block edges. Repairs to spine ends and corners. Bookplate on front pastedown. Foxing to first and last pages and three brown streaks on title page. May have been tissue guard, now missing, over frontispiece. Henry Aaron Stern (1820 - 1885) was a Jewish-born Anglican missionary who preached to Jews in Abyssinia. At first King Tewodros II of Ethiopia welcomed him, but, after various slights by Lord John Russell of the British Foreign Office and others, the king's attitude to the British changed. Stern was summoned to appear before the king in October 1863, after which Stern was beaten and imprisoned along with his assistant and two government representatives. Stern's situation was made more difficult by the fact that the king considered some the material in this book insulting, such as the statement that the king's mother was a kosso vendor. These circumstances led to the 1868 British Expedition to Abyssinia, one of the most expensive rescue missions in history. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stoglav [The Stoglav, i.e. proceedings of the 1551 Synod]

      Kazan': V Tipografii Gubernskogo Pravleniia, 1862. Octavo (23 × 14.5 cm). Contemporary quarter-calf with title to spine; red marbled paper boards; VII, 438, II pp. Book plate and shelf label of the Imperial Nikolaevsky Orphanage library in Gatchina, dissolved after the 1917 Revolution, and a later private bookplate. Boards lightly rubbed; light foxing throughout; a touch musty; good or better. First printed appearance in Russia of the full text of the "Stoglav" (literally: "hundred chapters"), which had previously only been printed in exile in a very small print run (London, 1860). In 1551, Ivan the Terrible "summoned a synod of the Russian Church to discuss the ritual practices that had grown up in Russia which did not conform with those of the Greek Church. The decrees issued by the Synod, known as the Stoglav, rule that they were all correct. This unilaterial decision shocked many of the Orthodox. The monks of Athos protested and the Russian monks there regarded the decisions of the synods as invalid" (Runciman, The Great Church in Captivity, p. 329). The text of the Stoglav takes the form of a series of questions by the Tsar, followed by the answers of the Orthodox clergy. It formed the basic set of rules of day-to-day life of the Muscovite clergy and was circulated through numerous manuscript copies. Its content touched not only questions of Church dogma, but also of socio-economic and political concern. A number of the decisions of the Stoglav were revised by a council convened in 1666-1667, especially those which concerned the practices of the Old Believers, such as the two-finger sign of the cross. The first printed edition of the text appeared in London in 1860 and, according to the preface in the Kazan' edition, it was full of textual errors and "rarer than the manuscripts of the Stoglav themselves" (VI). This new edition is based on a number of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century copies. Although the text is now generally considered to be an authentic document approved by the members of the Synod, it was long thought to be a later forgery or, at least, a falsification by one of the attendants. The editors of the present edition also stress the inauthenticity of the Stoglav, while insisting on its value for studying the history of the Orthodox Church. Quite scarce, with KVK, OCLC only showing the copies at Harvard and Helsinki University.

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        Die Schweizerische Armee 1894.

      2, 4 Bl., 73 S (Text), 34 mehrfarb. Lithographien, OLwd. goldgeprägt., Deckel min. Einrisse im Gelenk, etwas fleckig. Innen sauber. Barth 25705. Vorwort v. Oberst Frey, Bildlegenden in Deutsch und Französisch. - David Estoppey, David (1862-1952), Peintre, dessinateur et lithographe. Paysages. Caricature politique et illustration. Elève de Barthélemy Menn à Genève. Camarade de Ferdinand Hodler

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        A Visit From St. Nicholas

      New York: James G. Gregory, 1862. Wraps. Good +. Approx. 8" x 10" wraps. 12 pages (including the covers). Chromolithograph illustrations. Light soiling to covers. A couple of small closed edge tears rear cover. This is the first separate book printing of Moore's famous poem which first appeared in 1823.

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        Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857. The First Principles of Observational Seismology as developed in the Report .

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862. - 2 Vols. / Bände. 4 (240 x 140 mm) Vol. I: xxiv, 1-431 pages with tinted folding lithograph frontspiece, 33 tinted lithographs by Vincent Brooks, some with 2 images, some in colour, 2 folding, 4 full page line diagrams and many small text illustrations; viii, 399 pages, with tinted litho-frontispiece, 15 tinted lithographs including some with 2 subjects and some colour tinted, 3 folding sheets of diagrams, a large folding plan of the Cathedral of Potenza, many diagrams and woodcuts in the text, some full page, 4 folding coloured maps, 2 maps loosely inserted. Original boards, new spine made by a library, stamped, inside partly dustsoiled, and finger creases, slight damage to lower inner margin corner of frontispiece, last pages dog eared, margins of same slightly dusty, blank side of folding frontispiece dusty and dull with some pale marks, pale offset from folding frontispiece onto title page, old library number on blank reverse of title page, some damp staining to map, no loss of image. Gebrauchtes Exemplar, Rücken ausgebessert, mit Bibl. Stempeln, und einige Seiten mit Staubresten, wenige Seiten mit fehlenden Ecken, kein Textverlust. Karten liegen lose bei Scarce in the original edition. On 16 December 1857, the area around Padula, Italy, was devastated by the Great Neapolitan earthquake which caused 11,000 deaths. At the time it was the third largest known earthquake in the world and has been estimated to have been of magnitude 6.9 on the Richter Scale. Mallet, with letters of support from Charles Lyell and Charles Darwin, petitioned the Royal Society and received a grant of £150 to go to Padula and record at first hand the devastation. The resulting report was presented to the Royal Society as the Report on the Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857. It was a major scientific work and made great use of the then new research tool of photography to record the devastation caused by the earthquake. In 1862, he published the "Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857: The First Principles of Observational Seismology in two volumes; he brought forward evidence to show that the depth below the Earth's surface, from where the impulse of the Neapolitan earthquake originated, was about 89 geographical miles. Robert Mallet (1810-1881) war ein irischer Geophysiker, Bauingenieur und Erfinder, der sich durch seine Arbeit auf dem Gebiet der Erdbebenforschung auszeichnete. Er wird manchmal als Vater der Seismologie bezeichnet, und ihm wird der Begriff Seismologie‘ zugeschrieben, ebenso wie andere verwandte Fachbegriffe, die er in seinen Arbeiten gebrauchte, so etwa geht auch die Bezeichnung Epizentrum‘ auf ihn zurück. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

      Cambridge: Printed by Miles and Dillingham, 1862. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 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..

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        Autograph Letter Signed 1919

      English composer (1862-1934), considered one of the greatest of his country in the late 19th century and first decades of the 20th. Great autograph letter signed by him, dated on January 4th, 1919, to famous conductor Adrian Boult (1889-1983), who has invited him to stay with him. Delius politely declines, pointing out the upcoming premiere of an unidentified piece by him with Henry Wood, which he is still working on, and the delivery of a score. Interesting content, 2 handwritten pages on one larger folded one, each one is 5 x 8 inches, in excellent condition. See scans.

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        The War with the South. a History of the Great American Rebellion with Biographical Sketches of Leading Statesmen & Distinguished Naval & Military Commanders Three- Volume Set

      Virtue & Yorston. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1862 - 1865. Hardcover. ; ; 1 pages; There is some foxing and discoloration on pages due to age.1862 is the only date given. A beautiful set, original 3/4 brown morocco leather binding with raised bands on spine, gilt titles. Many steel engravings throughout of portraits, events, maps, .

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        The Principal Speeches and Addresses of His Royal Highness the Prince Consort

      Engraved portrait frontispiece. First edition. 8vo., original cream pebble-grained cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, 'Albert' in gilt on the front cover below his arms in gilt, t.e.g., housed in a cream buckram folding box. London, John Murray.

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        L'ancienne Alsace à Table.

      Imprimerie et Lithographie de Camille Decker, Colmar 1862 - In-8 de X 301 pp., demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos lisse orné de filets dorés. Etude historique et archéologique sur l'alimentation, les m?urs et usages épulaires de l'ancienne province d'Alsace. Edition originale rare de cet ouvrage recherché, contenant un grand nombre d'anecdotes gastronomiques (Vicaire p. 401 - Bitting 181-Oberlé 515). Envoi autographe signé à sa S?ur, Adèle Rausch. Joint une lettre autographe signée et la préface de la seconde édition de son ouvrage, semble-t'il recopiée par sa s?ur. Bon exemplaire malgré quelques rousseurs et les premiers feuillets déreliés. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862.. [American Travel]. SECOND EDITION, identical to the First. Octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.xii; 707. With 10 wood engraved plates including a frontispiece and two folding maps. Nine further illustrations in-text. In publisher's blue pebble grained cloth, re-backed during the twentieth century, with original cloth pasted over new spine. Gilt titles to spine and yellow coated endpapers. Slight reading lean. Small bookseller's label of W. B. Clarke and Carruth, Boston MA, to front free endpaper. Moderate outer wear, with some fraying to original spine cloth edges. Good overall. First published in 1861, the great explorer relates his journey across the Midwest from the Missouri River to Salt Lake City and Sacramento.

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        Poésies de André Chénier (2 Tomes - Complet)

      Charpentier 1862 - Edition critique. Etude sur la Vie et les Oeuvres d'André Chénier, variantes, notes et commentaires, lexique et index, par L. Becq de Foucquières, édition ornée d'un portrait d'André Chénier, Un des 200 exemplaires sur grand papier dit de Hollande (des fabriques Blanchet et Kléber), exemplaire n° 155 de M. le Comte de la Rochethulon, 2 vol. in-4 reliure demi-maroquin à coins bleu, dos à 5 nerfs richement orné, têtes dorées, double filet doré en mors et coins, reliure signée de Thivet, Charpentier, Paris, 1862, 2 ff., XCI-208 pp. ; 2 ff., pp.208-493 et 1 f. n. ch. Une des plus belles éditions des poésies d'André Chénier, dans son tirage de luxe sur papier de hollande, imprimé à seulement 200 exemplaires. Bon exemplaire parfaitement relié (dos lég. passés, très bel état par ailleurs, parfaite fraîcheur intérieur). Vicaire, II, 353 Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Greeneville, Tn.: Joe M. Robertson, 1862. - 12pp. Original printed wrappers. Minor wear, portion of rear wrapper lacking. Light foxing, upper corner of last leaf torn, costing only the pagination and just touching one word. Still, very good. The only known copy of a previously-unrecorded Confederate imprint regarding the annual meeting of the Lutheran Church in Knoxville in 1862. A separate Greeneville edition than the one listed in Allen and Parris & Willingham, which was printed in Knoxville. The only copy in the bibliographical record is the present copy in George E. Webb, Jr.'s "NOT IN ALLEN" A SUPPLEMENT TO RONALD R. ALLEN'S Tennessee Imprints 1791-1875 WITH SOME ANNOTATIONS. Naturally, no copies are listed in OCLC. WEBB, "NOT IN ALLEN" 193 (this copy). ALLEN 5522 (Knoxville ed.). PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 8878 (Knoxville ed.).

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        Description ethnographique des peuples de la Russie.

      St. Petersbourg F. Bellizard 1862 - Five parts in one volume folio (54 x 41 cm). XIV, including half-title and title, 154, 30, 78, 13, 15 pp., with 62 chromolithograph costume plates after Gagarin, Karpov, Timm, Zichy, F. Teichel, Viale, Zakharov and others, one partly photographic plate of skulls, double-page letterpress table, double-page coloured engraved map; some light browning at the end, front edge with very small indent, some light browning to text only. Publisher's green morocco, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, all edges gilt; rebacked to style, some neat repairs to covers. First edition of this striking work: "l'ouvrage est tres rare et c'est l'un des plus beaux sur les differents costumes des peuplades de la Russie" (Colas). A fresh example in original binding. Dedicated to Alexander II and published to commemorate the thousand year jubilee of the Russian Empire (commencing with the founding of Novgorod by the three Rus princes, Rurik, Sineus and Truvor), Pauly's book is suitably magnificent in size and scope, with plates of a consistently high artistic and technical quality. Descriptions of the inhabitants of the Empire are divided into parts concerning the Indo-Europeans, the Caucasians, the Ural-Altai nations and the eastern Siberians, while the short final section covers the 'peuples de l'Amerique russe'. The text is one of the most scholarly of the period. These qualities were recognised immediately after publication: "Cet important ouvrage a été rédigé sur les matériaux que possède la Société géographique impériale de Russie et sur les documents des ministères et administrations de l'État. Il est précédé d'une introduction de M. Ch. de Baer, exposant ce qu'était dans le passé et ce qu'est aujourd'hui la science ethnographique. Le savant travail de M. de Pauly est une description étendue et complète de l'état actuel et des traits caractéristiques de tous les peuples de l'empire russe, classée méthodiquement d'après l'origine de ces peuples et les limites géographiques. [.] Cette grande publication [a été] exécutée avec un luxe typographique remarquable" (Le Journal des savants, 1863, p. 204). "????????? ? ????? ??????? [luxurious and rare edition]" (Solovev, marking it at 125 rub. in 1910). Cat. Russica P 303; Colas 2292; Fekula 3565; Lipperheide Kaa 61; Sabin 59233; Solovev Kat.105, 299 (125 rub.); Vinet, Bibliographie méthodique et raisonnée des Beaux-Arts, nº 2329: "Ouvrage de grand luxe, fort rare et peu connu". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1862-1868.. Tome 1: Portrait + XI + 728 pages + 1 tableau et 16 planches hors-texte / tome 2 : 4 pages non chiffrées + 828 pages + 1 tableau et 8 planches hors-texte / tome 3: 4 pages non chiffrées + 1 portrait + 795 pages + 12 planches hors-texte / tome 4: 4 pages non chiffrées + 775 pages + 4 planches hors-texte (manque les tomes 5 et 6). (28x23cm). Cartonnages imprimés usagés. Plats frottés par endroits. Coins émoussés. Mors légèrement ouverts. Rousseurs. Quelques mouillures. Très Belles Planches. Papier fort. Importante édition des Oeuvres de Lavoisier réalisée par Dumas. Le tome 2nd est paru avant le premier.

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        poésies barbares

      Librairie Poulet Malassis 1862 - - Librairie Poulet Malassis, Paris 1862, In-12 (11,5x18cm), 307pp., relié. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'y a pas eu de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin à coins chocolat d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Pièces de titre de chagrin chocolat. Double filet sur les plats. Bel exemplaire, parfaitement frais. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition. Binding in half shagreen with chocolate corners of time. Back with nerves adorned with 4 florets. Title pieces of chocolate shagreen. Double fillet on the boards. Nice copy, perfectly fresh. 307pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia; Together with a Description of the Country and its Various Inhabitants. Illustrated by a Map and Twenty Engravings of Scenes and Persons, Taken on the Spot

      London: Wertheim, MacIntosh, and Hunt, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. viii, 322 p. 22 cm. Fold-out map, 8 full-page tinted engravings, and 12 b&w in-text illustrations. Bound in half leather with marbled boards, endpapers and text block edges. Repairs to spine ends and corners. Bookplate on front pastedown. Foxing to first and last pages and three brown streaks on title page. May have been tissue guard, now missing, over frontispiece. Henry Aaron Stern (1820 - 1885) was a Jewish-born Anglican missionary who preached to Jews in Abyssinia. At first King Tewodros II of Ethiopia welcomed him, but, after various slights by Lord John Russell of the British Foreign Office and others, the king's attitude to the British changed. Stern was summoned to appear before the king in October 1863, after which Stern was beaten and imprisoned along with his assistant and two government representatives. Stern's situation was made more difficult by the fact that the king considered some the material in this book insulting, such as the statement that the king's mother was a kosso vendor. These circumstances led to the 1868 British Expedition to Abyssinia, one of the most expensive rescue missions in history.

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        DESCRIPTION ETHNOGRAPHIQUE DES PEUPLES DE LA RUSSIE. Publié à l’occasion du jubilé millenaire de l’Empire de Russie.

      Saint-Pétersbourg, Imprimerie de F. Bellizard, 1862. In folio gr. (mm. 515 x 379), p. pelle coeva (restaurata), cornici a secco e dorate al piatto anter. con titolo oro, dorso a cordoni, tagli dorati, pp. XIV (manca l'occhietto),154,30,78,13,15; cinque parti in 1 volume, illustrato da: 58 (su 62) tavole in cromolitografia, 1 tavola in tinta litografata, 1 tabella etnografica e statistica a doppia pag. e 1 carta geografica dell'Impero russo, pure a doppia pag. e a colori. Dedica all'Imperatore Alessandro II. "Prima edizione" di questa superba opera illustrata, sui popoli della Russia, scritta da Théodore de Pauly (1817-1867) “membre effectif de la Société Géographique Impériale de Russie. L'opera è divisa in 5 parti, ciascuna dedicata a una serie di regioni, con la relativa descrizione etnografica e storica dei suoi abitanti e suoi costumi. La prima tratta i “Peuples Indo-Européens” (Slaves, Lithuaniens, de race Latine, Iraniens, fractions de peuples Indo-Européens habitant la Russie, “Appendice: Juifs - appartenant aux peuples sémitiques) con 21 (su 23) tavole - La seconda i “Peuples du Caucase (Géorgiens, Lesghis, Kistes, Tcherkesses) con 4 (su 6) tavole - La terza i “Peuples Ouralo-Altaiques (Samoiedes, “Appendice: Ostiaks”, Finnois, Tatars, Mongols, ecc.) con 27 tavole - La quarta i “Peuples de la Sibérie Orientale (Youkaghirs, Ainos, ecc.) con 4 tavole - La quinta i “Peuples de l'Amérique Russe (Aléoutes, Eskimos, Koloches) con 2 tavole. L'opera termina con 1 tavola “cranologique” in tinta che raffigura 15 tipi di crani - 1 tabella di statistica e 1 “carte ethnographique de l'Empire de Russie par R. Erckert, dessinéè par H. Kiepert, a colori. Le 4 tavole mancanti sono: Russes du centre de la Grande Russie - Russes des gouvernements de Pskov, Tver, Smolensk, Kalouga et Toula - Georgiens (Karthles ou Grouziens) - Différents peuples du Caucase. Le magnifiche tavole, tutte ambientate, raffigurano nativi delle diverse regioni nei loro costumi o uniformi, sia uomini che donne, e portano didascalie in francese e in russo. Le litografie furono realizzate da Winckelmann a Berlino, Kuhn a Monaco, Charpentier o Lemercier a Parigi. sui disegni di Kris Huhn, Karpoff, N. Sauerweid, Zakkaroff, F. Teichel, e altri. “The rich imagery of the plates is rendered with great technical skill and cannot fail to impress”. Cfr. Colas, 2292: “L'ouvrage est très rare et c'est l'un des plus beaux sur les différents costumes des peuplades de la Russie” - Lipperheide, 1367 - Vinet, 2329. Testo con fiorit. e uniformi arrossature, accentuate su alc. pagine; tavole con fioriture marginali, più o meno pesanti. Complessivam. buon esempalre, su carta distinta.

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        De l'usage de la déformation des pieds chez les femmes chinoises, principalement au point de vue médico-chirurgical [ édition originale ]

      1 brochure in-8, qques ill. noir et blanc, Librairie de la Médecine, de la Chirurgie et de la pharmacie militaires, Victor Rozier éditeur, Paris, 1862, 31 pp. Etat satisfaisant (dos fendu et avec petits mques en couv., petite annot. ms. en page de garde, bon état par ailleurs, avec intérieur frais). L'auteur était médecin de l'artillerie du Corps Expéditionnaire en Chine, lors de la Seconde Guerre de l'Opium (1856-1860), qui s'acheva sur le pillage du Palais d'Eté et la prise de Pékin par le Corps Expéditionnaire franco-britannique. L'exemplaire proposé ici est l'édition originale de cette brochure, dont le contenu fut également publié dans l'hebdomadaire Recueil de mémoires de médecine militaire (V. Rozier édit.) et réimprimé plus tard chez l'éditeur médical Baillière. En tant que médecin militaire, le Dr. Fuzier publia également, quelques années plus tard, une "Etude sur la fièvre jaune" (à la suite de "Aperçu sur les Expéditions de Chine, Cochinchine, Syrie et Mexique" par J.C. Chenu, Masson Paris, 1877). A la fin de sa carrière, le Dr. Duzier devint médecin principal de l'Ecole Polytechnique. Ouvrage peu courant, surtout dans son édition d'origine. Français

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        Canada and the Crimea; or Sketches of a Soldier's Life

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862. Hardcover. Good. 319 p. Blue boards with an embossed pattern. Ends of spine bumped. Edges of pages well thumbed. Pg.37-44 nearly unsewn, held on by one stitch. This book is an expanded version of the memoir Six Months at Sebastopol, both books being edited by Ranken's brother. TPL 3604.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

      1862 1862 - 6 vols. London: Strahan, and Cadell, in the Strand 1776-88. With engraved portrait and 3 engraved maps of which 2 are folded. A few leaves weakly foxed otherwise well-preserved, rebacked copy with coloured labels and richly gilt on spines, wide margins. With handwritten name on flyleaves. Bindings nicely restored. * Vols. 1-3 in second edition.Edward Gibbo [1737-1794] was an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament. This, his most important work, was first published in six volumes between 1776 and 1788 and is known for the quality and irony of its prose, its use of primary sources, and its open criticism of organised religion. Yet his works are considered outdated today as Edward Gibbon's central thesis, that Rome fell due to embracing Christianity, is no longer accepted in academia today. [Wikipedia]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        官許 新刊輿地全圖 [Kankyo shinkan yochi zenzu] [Officially Licenced New Map of the World]

      Edo (Tokyo), Japan : 萬屋兵四郎 [Yorozuya Heishirō], [1862] (Bunkyū 2). Hand coloured woodblock print, original cloth covers and paper portfolio, both with title labels (portfolio with some silverfishing and lacking left-hand flap), map with some foxxing and silverfishing across, repaired with Japanese tissue. A detailed map of the world on a Mercator projection bordered by vibrantly coloured national flags. The explanatory notes by editor 佐藤政養 [Satō Masayasu], indicate this edition was based the 1857 Dutch publication Wereldkaart, naar en met de lasste ontdekkings-reizen, opgedragen aan de Nederlandsche Handelmaatschaapij by bookseller C.F. Stemler. Masayasu (1821-77) was a scholar of the Dutch language in the late Edo period and a railway engineer in the early Meiji period. Australia is labelled as "New Holland", with the states of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia shown with the remainder branded "States not clear." The text includes some descriptions on geographical discoveries of Australia by European navigators: Regarding South Australia: "In 1606 a Dutch Willem Janszoon navigated the ship Duyfken and arrived at Australia for the first time." Regarding Western Australia saying "Eendrachtsland [after Hartog's ship], in 1616 discovered by Mr.Dirk Hartog."

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        Le Manuel de Xéfolius

      - Hachette & Cie, Paris 1862, 12,5x18,5cm, relié. - Seconde édition après la rarissime édition du Grand Orient imprimée à 60 exemplaires en 1788.Reliure en demi basane noisette, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de dentelles dorées, roulette dorée en pied, mors fendu mais solide, reliure de l'époque.Très rare exemplaire de cet ouvrage attribué à Félix de Wimpfen. Allan Kardec le cite en le présentant comme " un exposé de principes en concordance remarquable avec ceux du spiritisme.". - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition après la rarissime édition du Grand Orient imprimée à 60 exemplaires en 1788. Reliure en demi basane noisette, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de dentelles dorées, roulette dorée en pied, mors fendu mais solide, reliure de l'époque. Très rare exemplaire de cet ouvrage attribué à Félix de Wimpfen. Allan Kardec le cite en le présentant comme " un exposé de principes en concordance remarquable avec ceux du spiritisme.".

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        Journal of Landsborough's Expedition

      1862 - from Carpentaria in Search of Burke and Wills.First edition. Folding map. 8vo. Original quarter cloth, printed boards a little shelf worn. 128pp. Melbourne, Landsborough (1825-1886) was selected by the governments of Victoria and Queensland to lead an expedition in search of Burke and Wills from the Gulf of Carpentaria southwards. Although failing in its prime objective, the expedition chartered the location of much prime grazing land. The frontispiece shows Landsborough and members of his party; the additional plate showing Aborigines on Van Diemen Island was printed in Paris. Ferguson, 11329. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Miserables

      Brussels: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Ce, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. Very Good. Ten volumes bound in five. Half sheepskin binding, gilt stamping to spine, marbled end sheets; boards rubbed and edge worn. Title page to volume 8 lacking, hence printing uncertain. Foxing to pages and wear commensurate with age. The first two volumes of the Brussels edition were published several days before the Paris edition, giving it distinction as the first edition; the remaining volumes were published May 15, 1862.

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        The Past Present and Future of our Country

      [With:] "Discourse on Secession Movements", [And:] "Secession: The Character and Objects of the Early Settlers of the North and South, Compared" [Plus:] "The Duty of the People in the Present Hour." Manuscript in ink. Three 8vo notebooks, two in original yellow wrappers, the other disbound. 274pp in total. [New England,] 1856 -

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        Five Months on the Yang-Tsze; with a Narrative of the Exploration of Its Upper Waters and Notices of the Present Rebellions in China. Original First Edition

      London: John Murray, 1862 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 23.2*15.4*4cm, xvi,380p. Original cloth, spine worn and stained, but complete with clean pages, maps, plates, and illustrations. Extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gustav Klimt - 25 Zeichnungen in Orginal Leinenmappe

      Vollständig, nur sehr leichte Gebrauchsspuren, die Tafeln Zeigen weibliche Akte aus dem Nachlaß des Künstlers, ein Passpartout fehlt, sonst alles sehr gut erhalten altersbedingt leicht gebräuntes Papier Gebundene Ausgabe Lose in Orginal Leinenmappe mit Kartonschuber Gustav Klimt (Wien 1862-1918) "Gustav Klimt - Mit 25 Zeichnungen Offsetdrucke, alle unter Passpartout montiert ausgewählt von Alice Strobl", 25 Faksimileblätter, z. T. in Farbe, aus 1888-1918, 55,5 x 38 cm, Passep., in Original Ganzleinenmappe, Publikation der Albertina, Akademische Druck und Verlagsanstalt Graz -Wien 1964,Selbstabholung oder Übernahme der kompletten Portokosten. ASIN: B00A93YQ1M Fünfundzwanzig Zeichnungen von Gustav Klimt, in allerbesten Faksimile-Wiedergaben, jedes Blatt im weißen Passepartout, auf verschiedenem gelb getönten Papier gedruckt, wie Klimt es verwendete, das Ganze in einer schwarzen Leinenmappe dargeboten: die Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt in Graz hat für diese Publikation ihre langen bibliophilen Erfahrungen mit einem dem Thema angemessenen delikaten Raffinement ins Spiel gebracht. Klimt, der Repräsentant des Wiener Jugendstils, obgleich ihn das über Gebühr einengt und festlegt, ihn an eine kurzlebige Epoche bindet, hat fast zweitausend Zeichnungen hinterlassen. Die Zeichnungen werden vielfach und nicht ohne Grund seinen Gemälden vorgezogen, weil sie ohne die allegorischen oder symbolischen Intentionen der Bilder nichts weiter darstellen als spontane Bewegungsstudien nach dem Modell, die zu einem Teil als Vorlagen für die Figurenmalerei dienten. In der Auswahl wird die spezifische fin-de-siècle-Aura, die erotische Sensibilität, die sich mit dem Namen Klimt verbindet, nicht überbetont, es handelt sich, man merkt es, um offizielle Veröffentlichungen der Albertina, nicht um eine Liebhaberausgabe, um einen Privatdruck, den man mit vorgehaltener Hand empfiehlt. Alice Strobl betrachtet und würdigt die Blätter ausschließlich unter kunsthistorischem Aspekt, als Emanationen von Klimts Stilwandel oder Stilwende. Der erste Liegende weibliche Akt, datiert um 1888, um eine Spur zu schön und zu glatt und mit effektvollen Weißhöhungen gearbeitet, bewahrt noch die klassizistische Attitüde von Ingres. Die nächsten, um 1900 entstandenen Blätter sind rein linear und flächenhaft, ohne illusionistische Plastizität Frau Strobl spricht von kurvilinearen Schwüngen und Umrißgestaltungen. Bei der Sitzenden Dame nach links,einer Studie für das Bildnis Fritza Riedlers von 1906, wird der Lehnstuhl, in dem die Dame sitzt, allein durch die bewegten Gewandkonturen hergestellt. Das Gerinnsel von Wellen-, Kreis- und Zickzacklinien wird dicht verknäult oder locker auseinandergezogen, in Kontrast zu den leeren Flächen. Nur darf man das Klimtsche Lineament nicht allein als Ornament und abstrakte Arabeske verstehen, weil die Linie auch als Stimmungsträger für Leidenschaft, für Melancholie, für Morbidezza fungiert und schließlich auch noch ihren Gegenstand, das Modell, mit detaillierter Präzision umschreibt. Wer Enthusiastisches über Klimt lesen will, halte sich an seinen Zeitgenossen Hermann Bahr: Das letzte Geheimnis erschloß sich ihm: die Kunst des Weglassens jeder Entbehrbarkeit. Da war seine Hand zur Wünschelrute geworden, er ließ sie den Schein der Welt entlanggleiten, bis sie, wo darunter ein Wesen verborgen lag, es ihm aufzuckend verriet. Stenogramme solcher Rutengänge nach dem Brunnen der Erscheinung sind diese Zeichnungen seiner Meisterschaft. Kokoschka widmete seinem Lehrer Gustav Klimt Die träumenden Knaben. Sein anderer Schüler war Egon Schiele, der nur in der Deutlichkeit, nicht in der Subtilität über den Meister hinausgelangt ist.

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        European Settlements on the West Coast of Africa

      with Remarks on the Slave Trade and the Supply of Cotton.First edition. 8vo. Original plum cloth, blindstamped, spine sunned & a little marked, bookplate removed from front pastedown. viii, 374pp. London, Chapman & Hall,

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        Atlas Spheroidal et Universel de Geographie Dresse a lAide des Documents Officiels recemment publies en France et a lEtranger

      First Edition. Large folio (600 x 450 mm). Half-title, title page, introductory page and 3 pages of Tables, plus twenty-two double page and forty-four single page coloured maps (these largely fine). Recent quarter calf with contemporary mottled paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Paris : Widow of Jules Renouard, 

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        Geschichte des Illerthales, verbunden mit Jener des ehemaligen Illergaues, so wie des anstoßenden All- und Niebelgaues. Ein Beitrag zu der Geschichte Oberschwabens.

      Ulm J E Ling 1862 - Kl.8°. (8), 555, (1) S. Mit 4 getönten lithogr. Ansichten. Pappband der Zeit Heyd II/3767. Mit Ansichten von Wiblingen, Erolzheim, Illertal/Schloß Marstetten und Schloß Zeil. - Einband berieben und bestoßen. Der lose Rücken (oberes Fünftel fehlt) wurde auf den Buchblock geklebt. Seite I/II gelockert und mit rasiertem Besitzvermerk (an der Stelle Einriß, Randeinriß und starker Papierabrieb). Vorderschnitt und bis Seite 18 stark braunfleckig. Stellenweise stockfleckig. Einriß auf S. 31/32. Gewicht (Gramm): 240

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        Poems [ Fine Binding With Double Fore- Edge Painting Of River Scenes]

      1862 - 0 colour; Finely bound in green morocco leather with elaborate filigree in a delicate pattern. Bound by Hayday and Mansell, Mansell retired in 1869. One of the finest binders of the period. Their names are above the fine dentels of the front cover. Rubbing along front hinge. White endpapers. Delicately rendered fore-edge painting depicting two sailing craft offshore. When flipped the other way it depicts what is apparently one of the Paris bridges with city scape. Front hinge tender. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Thomas Hood

      63 - London - Edward Moxon and Co. 1862 - The complete works of Thomas Hood. Edited and with notes by his son, Tom Hood the playwright and humourist. Volumes I-VI are published in 1862 with the seventh volume appearing the following year. To these volumes Hood's works are arranged chronologically. These volumes containhis best known lyrics and prose writings including the novel Tynley Hall and lyrics 'The Song of the Shirt'and 'The Bridge of Sighs'. With a portrait frontispiece of Hood to the first volume. ThomasHood wrote regularly forThe London Magazine, the Athenaeum and Punch. Condition: In half calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, all volumes are smart with a small amount of light rubbing to the head and tail of spines. Small loss to the head of spine to volume VII. Small amount of rubbing to the extremities to all volumes. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with a few light spots to the first and last few pages. The odd light spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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