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        Ravenshoe.

      Cambridge: Macmillan, 1862. Three volumes, octavo; uncut in the original morocco-grain blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Rare: first edition of Kingsley's second novel, written on his return to England. 'The romantic story of an old English family, affected by mixed marriages and consequent social and ecclesiastical problems... Some Australian references occur, including a simile from Australian mining, the Snowy River and other features, as well as discussions of a missionary from Australia and motives for emigration which probably indicated Kingsley's own' (Miller). Expertly rebacked retaining original spines; a very good copy.

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        Journal of Landsborough's Expedition ... in search of Burke & Wills.

      Melbourne: Wilson & Mackinnon, 1862. Octavo, engraved frontispiece and large fold-out map of Australia; linen-backed pink printed card boards. First edition, first issue. The map is uncoloured and was not issued with the botanical appendix found in the Baillière issue.

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        Les bas-fonds de la société

      First edition of 200 numbered copies on vélin blanc.Publisher's cream-colored paper binding imitation vellum, spine in five compartments with gilt fillets, double black fillets to the covers.Rare autograph inscription by Henry Monnier to a friend.A very good copy nicely bound in its publisher's binding. Jules Claye Paris 1862 16x25cm relié

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        Execution of the Luddites, At York, An Account of the Awful Execution.

      1862. "The...Unfortunate and Deluded Men Were Part of the Well Known Association Called Luddites" [Broadside]. [Execution]. [Luddites]. Execution of the Luddites, At York. An Account of the Awful Execution of Seventeen of Those Unfortunate Men Called Luddites, Who Were Hanged at York, On Saturday the 16th of January, 1813, For Rioting, Housebreaking, Robbery and Murder. [Glasgow]: Printed by Thos. Duncan, [1813]. 11-1/2" x 6-1/2" broadside skillfully mounted to matching 15" x 9-1/2" sheet. Text in two columns below headline. Light browning, some edgewear to sheet on which broadside is mounted, wear to lower corner of broadside near bottom left corner with minor loss to a few letters, legibility not affected. Overall condition very good. $950. * A poignant and somewhat patronizing account of the execution of John Agden, Thomas Brook, Joseph Crowther, Jonathan Dean, Nathan Hayle, John Hill and John Walker. These men comprised the first group of prominent Luddites hanged on January 16, 1813. (They were hanged in the morning; a second group of 7 was hanged that afternoon.) Named after their principal leader Ned Ludd, the Luddites were a group of English workers who destroyed the textile machinery that was putting them out of work. OCLC locates 1 copy (Senate House Library, University of London). We located anotehr copy at Harvard Business School. Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 20861.4.

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

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

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

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

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        Appelschnut. Neues und Altes von ihren Taten, Abenteuern und Meinungen.

      Gr.8, 147 S., zahlr. teilw. farb. Abb., Ganz-Ldr. goldgeprägt. m. Kopfgoldschnitt und Innendeckelprägungen in Schmuckschuber, Schuber min. berieben, Buch tadell. 26. - 30. Tausend des Werkes aber in opulentem Jugenstil- Meistereinband. Otto Ernst Schmidt (1862-1926), Hamburger Lehrer, später Dramatiker und Romanschriftsteller. In Appelschnut beschreibt er die Kindheitsgeschichte seiner jüngsten Tochter Senta-Regina Möller-Ernst. Mit hübschen Bildern von Richard Scholz.illustriert.

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         Les jeux d'esprit ou La promenade de la princesse de Conti à Eu par Mademoiselle de la Force publiés pour la 1ère fois avec une introduction par M le Marquis de la Grange.

      Paris, Aubry, 1862, in 12, de 2ff. XXXVI -152pp. 2ff., pl. veau fauve glacé, triple encadr. de filet doré sur les plats, dos à orné genre XVIIIe, dent. intérieure, tête dorée, couv. conservée, (Thierry, succ. Petit-Simi). 1 des 323 ex. sur papier vergé, très bel exemplaire en reliure pastiche. Edition originale tirée seulement à 350 exemplaires. Publiée avec une introduction du marquis de La Grange qui avait acquis le manuscrit lors de la vente de la bibliothèque de Louis Philippe en 1852. Écrite en 1701, cette fiction met en scène des personnalités de la régence de Marie de Médicis et du début du règne de Louis XIII ; la princesse de Conti, Bassompierre, le duc de Guise, la duchesse de Nevers... qui s'amusent avec des jeux d'esprit alors en vogue dans les salons : Le pour et le contre, Le jeu du songe, Le jeu du courrier, Le jeu des métamorphoses, Le jeu de la pensée et Le jeu du roman. Melle de La Force, célèbre pour ses aventures galantes et sa vie agitée, introduisit la féerie dans la haute société frivole, mais on oeuvre connue dans toute l'Europe, tomba dans l'oubli. Elle revient au goût du jour en 1862 lorsque M. de La Grange publia « Les jeux d'esprit ». ¶ cf. Michel Souloumiac « Mademoiselle de La Force, un auteur méconnu du XVII ème siècle ».

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        A Practical Treatise on the Law Relating to the Duties of Railway Companies, As Carriers of Passengers and Goods [etc.]. Not in Ottley

      Shaw and Sons, Fetter Lane, Law Printers and Publishers. Only edition of the first treatise devoted principally to the railways' obligations as common carriers, both as to goods and to passengers, the diverging standards still evolving as the British railway industry exploded in size at mid-century. Original green cloth, paper label (partly defective), a bit rubbed and definite pencilling, light browning, else a good copy; uncommon, 3 copies in OCLC. Shaw and Sons, Fetter Lane, Law Printers and Publishers, London, 1862.

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        The Republic of Uruguay, Monte Video, Geographical, Social, and Political to which is appended, Life in the River Plate, a Manual for Emigrants.

      London. Effingham Wilson. 1862. Full-page and in-text wood engravings, plus four folding maps with outline hand-color, 72pp, 7 1/8 x 5 inches, stiff card wrappers (softbound). Tightly bound with cloth or thick paper spine, possibly a later embellishment. Covers lightly soiled; very good, clean condition. "By Authority of the Monte Videan Government." A booklet evidently prepared for distribution at the Great London Exposition of 1862. Chapters include Memoranda for Emigrants: the Voyage Out; the Introduction, wherein it is written "The little knowledge possessed in Europe of the economical and political institutions of this fine country, have determined the publication of the geographical and statistical information contained in these pages"; following is the main chapter, The Republic of Uruguay, Monte Video, Geographical, Social, and Political which details climate, vegetable productions, trees (utility of), minerals, animals (race horses and fine wool etc.), institutions (hospitals, schools), land and water communication, post offices, commerce, summary of professions, details of the various departments, etc. There follows a chapter Life in the River Plate and a Catalogue of the Articles Exhibited in the Uruguay Department, International Exhibition, London 1862, with information on Jury Awards. A concluding piece discusses Land Sales and Profits in the River Plate. The rear cover quotes from the Times of August 29, 1862: "The Monte Videan territory - for it is better known by the name of its capital - is limited, but extremely fertile, well watered, possesses excellent pastures, an abundance of minerals, as yet unexplored... The deficiency of labour is so great that any man who offers is hired as a shepherd, at wages equal to about £40 per annum, besides rations. This rich and healthy territory, which could easily maintain a population of 2,000,000, probably does not contain 200,000."The four maps in the volume are 1) The World (Route from the United Kingdom to the River Plate) 9 x 11¼ inches; outline coloring of South America and the British Isles. 2) Banda Oriental Republic of Uruguay; Route from Monte Video to Mercedes Estancia Maua: 9 x 5 3/4 inches w/ outline hand color. 3) Valley of the River Plate, Monte Video to Mercedes: 5 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches with outline hand color. 4) Estancia Mauà, Mercedes, Monte Video 1862. Plan of the Estate of his Excellency Snr. Baron De Mauà in the Republic of Uruguay: 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches with outline hand color. Modest discoloration to front and rear boards but overall a scarce guidebook associated with the Great Exhibition of 1862 in remarkably good condition.

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         Traité pratique des maladies mentales

      Paris, Baillière, 1862, in 8°, de XVI-672 pp., demi-basane blonde époque, dos lisse à filets dorés, p. de t. bleue, qq. rousseurs. Bel envoi de l'auteur au Dr. Parchappe "à M. le Dr. Parchappe Inspect. général des Etablissements d'aliénés, hommage de respect et haute estime, Marcé" Edition originale de ce célèbre traité devenu classique. Marcé s'intéressa surtout à la psychologie de l'écriture et aux troubles mentaux de la grossesse des femmes. Lamperière raplle que "tous les biographes et commentateurs ont souligné les qualités didactiques et la richesse de documentation de ce traité", et note que "les descriptions cliniques sont très vivantes". ¶ Semelaigne pionniers psy. II-137 - Lampérière T. Louis-Victor Marcé (1828-1864), Annales Médico-Psycholgiques 2010, p.170

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        Le Manuel de Xéfolius

      Hachette & Cie. Seconde édition après la rarissime édition du Grand Orient imprimée à 60 exemplaires en 1788.binding en demi basane noisette, spine à quatre nerfs ornés de dentelles dorées, roulette dorée en pied, mors fendu mais solide, binding 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.". --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Hachette & Cie Paris 1862 12,5x18,5cm relié

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        The Works of Walter Scott: The Waverley Novels.

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862. 13 volumes; small 8vo (6¾ x 18½ inches). Contemporary dark green half calf with raised bands, extra gilt and twin red and brown title labels to spines, marbled boards, endpapers and edges.Same owner name to each volume. Nicely aged. A characterful old leather binding in very good condition.

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        GOBLIN MARKET AND OTHER POEMS.... WITH TWO DESIGNS BY D. G. ROSSETTI

      Cambridge & London: Macmillan & Co., 1862.  First edition, 16.5 x 10.5cm (small 8vo), bound in contemp. ¾ morocco w/marbled boards, gilt ruling & title to spine, 192 (vii) pp. w/frontis by C.J. Faulkner ("Buy from us with a golden curl," signed "MMF&Co") & prelim title by W.J. Linton ("Golden head by golden head"), both after D.G. Rossetti.  Printed by Bradbury & Evans, London.  With the armorial bookplates (one atop the other) of Harold Hulme Brindley MA FSA (British zoologist & nautical archaeologist, & fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge--see ODNB) to fr. pastedown, & inscr. "W[illiam]. S[pooner]. Brough, Leek" (of the Ball Haye Estate) to verso of fr. ep.  Binding Very Good (moderate rubbing to extremities, & ep.s sl. browned); contents Very Good (lt. spotting to a few leaves).  Rossetti 3 (p.42), Ashley IV 100, Fredeman 44.3 & 96.2, Colbeck 2, de Beaumont 342, Goldman 363, Woodman A.7-8, Ives A3.1.

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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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