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        The Cooper Vignettes. From drawings by F.O.C. Darley. India proofs before letters

      New York: James G. Gregory (Successor to W.A. Townsend & Co.), 1862. First edition. 64 engravings, with explanatory letterpress. 1 vols. Folio. Full brown morocco gilt, a.e.g. Spine ends and foot of front joint neatly repaired. Very good, internally fresh. First edition. 64 engravings, with explanatory letterpress. 1 vols. Folio. India Proofs. Hamilton 656

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        Chemins de fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée.

      Simon Raçon et Co, Paris 1862 - Album du matériel roulant. Première partie, voitures à voyageurs et wagons à bagages. Paris, Simon Raçon et Co, 1862. In-4, oblong, percaline verte, titre doré estampé à froid, 63 planches lithographiés de L. GUIGUET montées sur onglets, non chiffré. Cet album présente le matériel ferroviaire utilisé par la compagnie PLM sous la forme de coupe architecturale particulièrement détaillée. Les dimensions sont fréquemment reportées en étiquettes contrecollées. Usures et piqures à la reliure, coins émoussés, infimes piqures et petites taches internes, certaines planches sont décollées. Livres

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        Gen. Tom Thumb, The World-Renowned American Man in Miniature

      [Janesville, Wisconsin], 1862. First edition. Very good condition. Handsome broadside/handbill unusually illustrated with a wood block of Tom Thumb's "miniature chariot". The text states his intention to make another US tour, including California, and then on to Australia: "...he has determined to make one more Tour through the United States, including California, after which he contemplates visiting Australia, and returning again to England". He eventually began the world tour in 1869 from New York, and arrived in Australia in 1872. The broadside/handbill advertises a performance of Tom Thumb with Mr. William Tomlin, "the great English Buffo and Baritone from the Nobility's Concerts, London and Mr. W. De Vere, the Celebrated American Tenor. C. G. Titcomb, Brilliant Pianist, Will Appear at each entertainment". The venue is Lappin's Hall, Janesville (Wisconsin) for two performances Saturday and Monday, Jan. 18 and 20 (1862). The bottom of the broadside/handbill features the wood block illustration of Tom Thumb and his miniature carriage, with the text proclaiming, "This Charming Man in Miniature is undoubtedly by far THE SMALLEST MAN ALIVE, of his age. He is intelligent, sprightly, educated, perfectly symmetrical in all his proportions, and graceful beyond belief. HE IS 24 YEARS OLD, AND WEIGHS 33 POUNDS. He appears in a great variety of interesting performances, Imitations, Costumes, Songs, Dances, & c., including Napoleon Bonaparte, Frederick the Great, The Oxonian, Sailor, Grecian Statues, Highland Chieftain, Bobbing around, Villikins and his Dinah, The Court Dress worn before Her Majesty, The Polka, Highland Fling, & c., &c. THE MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, & C., &C. Presented to him by Queen Victoria and the Crowned Heads of Europe, are exhibited at each entertainment." This text is followed by a description of the miniature carriage, "THE GENERAL'S BEAUTIFUL EQUIPAGE" and the gifts given to visitors to the exhibition. At the bottom of the broadside/handbill it indicates that Gen. Tom Thumb "is no longer under an engagement to any individual, but gives his Exhibitions solely on his own account". Admission costs printed at the bottom. While operating independently at this time, Gen. Tom Thumb was signed with P. T. Barnum from age 6, and used Barnum again as the promoter of his world tour. 4 1/4 x 11 3/4". With contemporary folds, light toning on the almost tissue paper, still very bright and desirable. We found no record of it in World Cat or Trove, which is understandable since this is such an ephemeral broadside/handbill. We are delighted that we have the opportunity to own one.

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        Orley Farm

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. Afirst editionset of Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope. In two volumes. First edition but second issue, i. e. not bound from parts. Illustrations have been re-arranged to volume I with 'And then they all marched' facing p73. The list of illustrations has not been altered, and the comma has been removed. Second volume has not had the list of illustrations altered, a third issue point, with the final illustrations both reading 'Farewell' as in the second issue. (Sadleir)Collated: Lacking half titles and publisher's advertisments. All 40 illustrations present though one misbound to first volume. Orley Farm is a novel written in the realist mode by Anthony Trollope and illustrated by the Pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett Millais. . It was first published in monthly shilling parts by the London publisher Chapman and Hall. Although this novel appeared to have undersoldOrley Farm became Trollope's personal favourite. Condition: In half green crushed morocco leather bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Binding by J Walch adn Sons. Externally, smart with slight rubbing. Bookbinders label to front pastedowns. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with occasional scattered spotting. Some chipping and loss to later pages of volume II. Plate in volume I has been misbound and suffered chipping and loss. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        History of England

      - London - Parker, Son and Bourn and Longmans, Green and Co., 1862 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. The complete twelve volumes of James Anthony Foude's History of England. In uniform half morocco bindings by Bumpus Ltd of Oxford. Volumes VII-XII are published by Longmans. Volumes I-X are under the original title History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth with volumes XI and XIIunder the revised title ofFrom the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armarda. These twelvevolumes followTudor history from the fall of Wolsey in Henry VIII's reign to the death of Elizabeth I. With a frontispiece to volume VII, Reign of Elizabeth Volume I. James Anthony Froude was a prominent English historian, novelist and biographer. He became one of the best known historians of his time for his History of England which was inspired by Thomas Carlyle. Condition: In uniform half morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, very smart with minor rubbing to the joints and to the extremities. Spines havefaded slightly as expected from this colour. Prior owner's bookplate tothe front pastedowns, Peter Emil Kroyer. Small patches ofrubbing to the raised bands of volume XI. InBumpusLtd. bindings as indicated from the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright withinstances ofthe odd spot throughout. Ribbon bookplate present to all volumes. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Souvenirs de Jérusalem. Lithographié par Hubert Clerger, Jules Gaildrau et Fichot. Ouvrage publié par l'escadre de la Méditerranée.

      Paris: Arthus Bertrand, [1862] - Large folio (630 x 490 mm). 17 leaves, loose in contemporary green cloth portfolio with original printed wrapper mounted to front panel, green cloth ties. Pencilled pagination to upper inner corners of plates. Subtle repair to edges of title, text leaves, and a few plates (Halte des pèlerins, Vue génerale de Jérusalem, Intérieur de la Porte d'or, and Mosquée el Aksa), light marginal foxing or soiling, the images affected only in the first two plates (Halte des pèlerins and the Vue génerale). A very good copy. Coloured lithographic plan mounted to title leaf as issued, 2 text leaves, and 14 lithographic plates of which 12 in original hand-colour. First and only edition of this uncommon pictorial account of the visit of the Mediterranean Squadron of the French Navy to Jerusalem in 1861. Most of the plates illustrate the interior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, though there are also depictions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Mosque of Omar. "Pâris was named commander of the third division of the Mediterranean Squadron in December, 1858. He was already well known as a naval artist and he produced works on the technology of steam engines and other technical matters" (Blackmer). The colour plates in this copy are exceptionally bright. Blackmer 1255; not in Abbey, Arcadian Library, Atabey, Burrell, Gay or Weber. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Bakerian Lecture. On Some Total Solar Eclipse of July 18th, 1860, observed at Rivabellosa, near Miranda de Ebro, in Spain". [Received January 30, Read April 10, 1862] extracted from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1862, 152, Part I, Pp. 333-416

      London: Taylor and Francis, 1862 FIRST EDITION COMPLETE EXTRACT FROM THE PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS (WITH PLATES) OF DE LA RUE'S BAKERIAN LECTURE PRESENTING HIS GROUNDBREAKING ASTRONOMICAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE SOLAR ECLIPSE OF 1860. Included are thirteen de la Rue's paper and included among them are some of the most famous images of the Sun ever rendered. de la Rue's efforts constituted "the first systematic application of photography to a solar eclipse" (Bray, Plasma Loops, 2). The photographs he produced "were the first to definitively demonstrate that the corona seen around the moon during a solar eclipse is a phenomenon associated with the sun rather than the moon" (Davidson, Warren de la Rue, 2). There had been much scientific debate as to the nature and origin of the red flames visible at the edges of the moon during an eclipse. De La Rue's photographs firmly established the exclusively solar character of the red flames, now known as prominences, and de la Rue is credited with their discovery. Warren de la Rue was a British chemist and astronomer whose efforts "helped make photography one of astronomy's greatest tools" (Stanford Solar Center). de la Rue adapted wet plate photography to lunar photography, pioneering "the application of photography to the study of the Moon and Sun [and] in the process demonstrating the value of an equatorially mounted, clock-driven reflecting telescope as a camera, techniques that greatly accelerated the evolution of the new science of astrophysics" (Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 284). In the mid-19th century, John Herschel spoke openly about the importance of a daily photographic record of sunspots. In 1854 and at Herschel's urging, the Royal Society granted support to de la Rue to invent a telescope specifically designed for photographing the Sun. de la Rue did just that. His invention, the photoheliograph, was the first astronomical instrument constructed for the photography of celestial objects [and it is described in detail in this paper]. Known as the Kew Photoheliograph, de la Rue's instrument included an achromatic objective, a clockwork mechanism, and a Huygenian eyepiece (one actually constructed by Huygens in the 17th century and presented to the Society by Newton). In 1860 de la Rue took his invention at his own expense on an expedition to Rivabellosa Spain with the hope of photographing a total solar eclipse to occur on July 18th. The photographs de la Rue took represent the first extended series of photographic observations of the Sun over a solar cycle. As de la Rue prepared his report for the Royal Society, presented in this paper, George Airy insisted upon the import of reproducing the original photographs without any alteration whatsoever. Airy believed that photography could standardize observation and argued that "exact facsimiles of the two eclipse photographs [were] infinitely more important than composites or retouched plates" (Pang, Empire and the Sun, 93). "De la Rue made two facsimile engravings of his photographs but it was very difficult work. Just copying the photographs took months: it was 'tolerable easy' to make copies 'which show the results fair well' when examined by eye, but copies for reproduction had to be stronger and more carefully made" (ibid, 94). The two facsimile engravings are included among the 13 de la Rue plates in this volume, a number of which are also hand-colored. ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME: George Boole's "On Simultaneous Differential Equations of the First Order in which the Number of the variables exceeds by more than one the umber of the Equations", pp. 437-454; AND "On the Theory of Probabilities", pp. 225-252. First edition of one of his last papers. AND John Tyndall's classical paper on radiant heat "On the Absorption and Radiation of Heat by Gaseous Matter.- Second Memoir", pp. 59-98. First edition of the first quantification and demonstration that atmospheric gases emit heat (are infrared emitters); this is a seminal work in atmospheric science. The first part of the memoir, "On the Absorption and Radiation of Heat", appeared in 1851 and we offer it both as a bound volume and as an extract. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor and Francis, Printers to the Royal Society. Complete extract. (11.5 x 9.25 inches; 288 x 231mm). pp. 333-416; In-text illustrations throughout; 14 plates, 4 large fold-out. Bright and clean throughout the text. The plates are somewhat toned at the margins. Very good condition.

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        Dictionnaire d'hygiène publique et de salubrité

      1862 - 4 vol., [4]-XV-740 + [4]-706 Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1862, in-8, 4 vol, [4]-XV-740 + [4]-706 + [4]+560 + [4]-508 pages, demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés de motifs dorés, Seconde édition, considérablement augmentée de nombreux articles. Très vaste étude de plus de 2500 pages sur la climatologie, les subsistances, la salubrité, les établissements classés dangereux, insalubres et incommodes, les professions, la technologie agricole et industrielle dans leurs rapports avec l'hygiène, les épidémies, les maladies contagieuses, la statistique médicale, la législation sanitaire. Chaque article est suivi de sa bibliographie. Cachet de l'institut catholique de Paris annulé et étiquette en pied des dos. Bon exemplaire en dépit de quelques rousseurs sans gravité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works. Edited by J. Payne Collier.

      London: Bell and Daldy, 1862 - 5 volumes, tall octavo (218 x 145 mm). Contemporary vellum, bevelled edges, spines richly gilt in compartments, dark red and brown morocco labels, frames to board in gilt and red, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Bookplate of Albert May Todd to front pastedown of each volume. Vellum a touch soiled and scuffed, occasional light spotting to text blocks. An excellent set. First Collier edition of Spenser's works, handsomely bound.

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        The Principal Speeches and Addresses of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort. With an Introduction, giving some Outlines of his Character.

      John Murray, London. 1862 - Third edition, tenth thousand. Octavo. pp ix, 268. Frontispiece engraving of Prince Albert. Full brown morocco, raised bands, gilt rules, gilt inner dentelles, with Albert's crest in gilt on upper cover. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Presentation copy from Queen Victoria, inscribed on the first blank: "To Colonel Sir Alfred Horsford KCS Deputy Adjutant General - In recollection of the great and good Prince who was so proud of His Rifle Brigade from His brokenhearted Widow - Victoria R - Feb: 12,1865." The third edition was the first to contain a section entitled "The Office of Commander-in-Chief" in which is related the attempt to persuade Albert to take the post, which, after giving it some thought, he declined. It is to this that Victoria refers in her inscription. The recipient served with the 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade inthe Kaffir War, after which he commanded the battalion and served with it in the Crimea. Also he was present in the first stages of the siege of Sebastopol. Cover edges just a little rubbed. Very good indeed. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Darstellung des Theissregulirungs-Unternehmens seit dem Beginne der Arbeiten im Jahre 1846 bis zum Schlusse des Jahres 1860 (Textband und Kartenmappe)

      Wien, K. K. Hof – und Staatsdruckerei, 1862. - Mit gefalteter farbiger lithographischer Karte. "Uebersichts-Karte des Theiss-Flusses" von Stephan Weiss in 16 Segmenten, auf Leinen im Format ca. 100 x 128 cm., Textband : 59 Seiten, goldgeprägter Original(?)-Leinenschuber und Textband, 31 x 24 cm bzw. 30,5 x 24 cm, Einbände etwas angestaubt, sonst gut erhalten. Bibliographisch für mich nicht nachweisbar. Laut Untertitel "Auszug aus einem Berichte" an den Minister Josef Lasser von Zollheim (1814-1879). Florian Ritter von Pasetti war Vorstand des Strassen- und Wasserbau-Departements im K. K. Österreichischen Staatsministerium. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Österreichische Zeitschrift für Pharmacie 1848 - 1862. Zweiter bis sechszehnter Jahrgang (ohne Jg. 13) in 14 Bänden. Herausgegeben und redigirt von M. S. Ehrmann, (bis Jg. 1851 unter Mitwirkung von W. F. Sedlaczek), ab 1857 redigirt von Jos. Ehrmann, 1862, redigirt von Franz Klinger.

      je Band ca 400 Seiten, gelegentliche Abbildungen auf Tafeln. 21, 5 x 14, 5 cm, zeitgenössische mit Marmorpapier bezogene Pappbände, mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf Rückenschildern. Hier ohne die Jahrgänge 1 und 13, sonst vollständig, nach 1862 keine weiteren Jahrgänge. Martin S. Ehrmann war Doktor der Chemie, Magister der Pharmacie, k.k. Professor, beeideter Gerichts-Chemiker und mehrerer gelehrten Vereine Mitgliede etc. - Einbände etwas berieben, Titel gestempelt, alte Standortsignaturen auf den Rücken, sonst noch gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Collected English Writings. With a preface by Koshiro Okakura and an Introduction by Sunao Nakamura.

      3 Volumes (complete set). Octavo. XXI, 442, 446, 398 pages. With several photographic illustrations in each volume. Original Hardcover with original dustjackets in original slipcase. Very important publication. Extremely scarce and sought after edition. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. The dustjackets all in protective Mylar. Includes the following chapters: Volume I - The Life of Okakura Kakuzo / The Ideals of the East / The Awakening of the East / The Awakening of Japan / The Book of Tea / The White Fox / The Legend of Yoshitsune / Ataka / Ko Atsumori / A Bibliographical Introduction /Volume II - Essays from Japan / Notes on Contemporary Japanese Art / The Bijutsu-In or the New Old School of Japanese Art / Modern Problems in Painting / Japanese and Chinese Paintings in the Museum / Talk Given to Ladies who assisted in the Work of The Chinese and Japanese Department / Chinese and Japanese Mirrors / Prefatory Note for Japanese Sword Guards / The Nature and Value of Eastern Connoisseurship / Religions in East Asiatic Art / Nature in East Asiatic Painting / Prefatory Note for the Catalogue of a special Exhibition of Japanese and Chinese Lacquer / Preface for the Catalogue of Japanese and Chinese Lacquer / The History of Lacquer / The Confucian Age and the Laoist Age / On the Method of Practising Concentration and Contemplation, Chiki / Japanese Temples and their Treasures /Volume III - English Poems / Letters / Appendix with: Japan's greatest Critic tells of Japan's Art / Okakura-Kakuzo by Bigelow and Lodge / Kakuzo Okakura by S. Tagore / Priyambada Devi's Letters to Okakura / Priyambada Devi's Notebook / Priyambada Devi's Second Notebook / Notes by and concerning Okakura - Housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / A Record of Okakura's EyesightOkakura Kakuzo (February 14, 1862 September 2, 1913) (also known as Okakura Tenshin) was a Japanese scholar who contributed to the development of arts in Japan. Outside Japan, he is chiefly remembered today as the author of The Book of Tea. Born in Yokohama to parents originally from Fukui, Okakura learned English while attending a school operated by Christian missionary, Dr. Curtis Hepburn. At 15, he entered Tokyo Imperial University, where he first met and studied under Harvard-educated professor Ernest Fenollosa. In 1889, Okakura co-founded the periodical Kokka. In 1887 he was one of the principal founders of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts (Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko), and a year later became its head, although he was later ousted from the school in an administrative struggle. Later, he also founded the Japan Art Institute with Hashimoto Gaho and Yokoyama Taikan. He was invited by William Sturgis Bigelow to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 1904 and became the first head of the Asian art division in 1910. Okakura was a high-profile urbanite who had an international sense of self. In the Meiji period he was the first dean of the Tokyo Fine Arts School (later merged with the Tokyo Music School to form the current Tokyo University of the Arts). He wrote all of his main works in English. Okakura researched Japan's traditional art and traveled to Europe, the United States, China and India. He emphasised the importance to the modern world of Asian culture, attempting to bring its influence to realms of art and literature that, in his day, were largely dominated by Western culture. His 1903 book on Asian artistic and cultural history, The Ideals of the East with Special Reference to the Art of Japan, published on the eve of the Russo-Japanese War, is famous for its opening paragraph in which he sees a spiritual unity throughout Asia, which distinguishes it from the West: Asia is one. The Himalayas divide, only to accentuate, two mighty civilisations, the Chinese with its communism of Confucius, and the Indian with its individualism of the Vedas. But not even the snowy barriers can interrupt for one moment that broad expanse of love for the Ultimate and Universal, which is the common thought-inheritance of every Asiatic race, enabling them to produce all the great religions of the world, and distinguishing them from those maritime peoples of the Mediterranean and the Baltic, who love to dwell on the Particular, and to search out the means, not the end, of life. In his subsequent book, The Awakening of Japan, published in 1904, he argued that "the glory of the West is the humiliation of Asia." This was an early expression of Pan-Asianism. In this book Okakura also noted that Japan's rapid modernization was not universally applauded in Asia: "We have become so eager to identify ourselves with European civilization instead of Asiatic that our continental neighbors regard us as renegadesnay, even as an embodiment of the White Disaster itself." In Japan, Okakura, along with Fenollosa, is credited with "saving" Nihonga, or painting done with traditional Japanese technique, as it was threatened with replacement by Western-style painting, or "Yoga", whose chief advocate was artist Kuroda Seiki. In fact this role, most assiduously pressed after Okakura's death by his followers, is not taken seriously by art scholars today, nor is the idea that oil painting posed any serious "threat" to traditional Japanese painting. Yet Okakura was certainly instrumental in modernizing Japanese aesthetics, having recognized the need to preserve Japan's cultural heritage, and thus was one of the major reformers during Japan's period of modernization beginning with the Meiji Restoration. Outside Japan, Okakura had an impact on a number of important figures, directly or indirectly, who include Swami Vivekananda, philosopher Martin Heidegger, poet Ezra Pound, and especially poet Rabindranath Tagore and heiress Isabella Stewart Gardner, who were close personal friends of his. (Wikipedia)

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        The Works

      London: Bell and Daldy,, 1862. Edited by J. Payne Collier. 5 volumes, tall octavo (218 x 145 mm). Contemporary vellum, bevelled edges, spines richly gilt in compartments, dark red and brown morocco labels, frames to board in gilt and red, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Bookplate of Albert May Todd to front pastedown of each volume. Vellum a touch soiled and scuffed, occasional light spotting to text blocks. An excellent set. First Collier edition of Spenser's works, handsomely bound.

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        An Index to "In Memoriam "

      London: Edward Moxon, 1862, 1862. First edition. Williams, Lewis Carroll Handbook, 31; NCBEL III, 977. Cloth slightly faded; fine copy.. 8vo, original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering. A 40-page index to Tennyson's famous poem on the poet and critic Arthur Hallam, with over 3000 references printed in double columns. Each clause is listed by prominent noun, pronoun, etc. Tennyson gave his permission for this work, which was compiled by Dodgson in collaboration with his sisters. It is an early work by Dodgson.

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        Autograph letter signed to T. H. Huxley ("My dear Huxley").

      Down: Apr. 30th,, [1862]. One page, creased where folded. Docketed XXXVII at head in red pencil and with faint red mark. Very good. Darwin writes late at night to report that "I have this minute finished your Address to Geolog. Socy. & I must just thank you for sending it me. ? I have read it with uncommon interest. It is a wonderful condensed & original summary on Palæontology, & I should think & hope will do much good. ? I hope you are not killing yourself with too much work ? Good night ? yours very sincerely, C. Darwin". A remarkable and generous letter from Darwin to his best known supporter. Huxley had delivered the anniversary address to the Geological Society on 21 February 1862, standing in for the absent president. Darwin did not attend, but the address was printed in the Quarterly Journal of the society. This is the report that Huxley had sent and Darwin just read. Huxley had already established himself as "Darwin's Bulldog" by this date, especially after the famous debate at Oxford University in June 1860, where Huxley took on Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford, Huxley defending evolutionary theory and attacking adherence to scripture as a scientific document. But the relationship was never entirely simple, as Huxley was a significant scientist in his own right and sometimes seemed to question Darwin's theory. Huxley responded to this letter on 6 May, saying that he had indeed been ill, but not through over-work, and demanding to know if Darwin "agree[s] with what I say about contemporaneity or not and whether you are prepared to admit as I think your views compel you to do ? that the whole Geological Record is only the skimmings of the pot of life". Darwin's reply suggests that Huxley has pushed his ideas too far and includes the curious phrase "I cannot help hoping that you are not quite as right as you seem to be".

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        Cartulaire de Notre-Dame de Chartres, composé d'après les pièces originales.

      Chartres, Garnier, 1862-1865. - 3 tomes en 2 vol. in-4, rel. moderne demi-toile noire à coins, étiquettes de titre, couv. conservées, CCLII-263, 429-[1], et 438 pp.-[2]ff. Tirage à 400 exemplaires. Bel ex. en partie non coupé. Publication de la Société Archéologique d'Eure-et-Loir. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Hero

      Routledge, Warne, & Routledge - Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 16mo - over 5.75" - 6.75" tall; Illustrator: James Godwin; a fair reading copy; 'A New Edition', 1862, dark red cloth hardback cover; signs of wear on cover, corners bumped, some foxing on pages, pencil inscription on inside front cover, slight bend in front cover, otherwise in good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise durch das innere der europäischen Türkei von Rustchuk über Philippopel, Rilo (Monastir), Bitola und den Thessalischen Olymp nach Saloniki im Herbst 1862.

      232 S. Leinen Vorsatz und Titelseite voller Stempel. Mit 2 Faltkarten, 4 lithographischen Ansichten und 8 Holzschnitten. Papier leicht gebräunt. Beide Karten mit kleinem Einriss.Guter Zustand Bibl-Ex. Bibliothekseinband.

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        Curiosities of Occult Literature. [Author's annotated copy].

      8. XI, 275 pages plus 11 pages of a travel manuscript to Palestine in the rear of the volume (dates from 1862-1863). Original Hardcover (blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering on spine: "Occult Literature 1878 M.S.S.". Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Exlibris of Marci H. Huthwaite to front pastedown. Interleaved volume with multiple annotations by the author. Cooke's Curiosities of Occult Literature, interleaved, and extensively annotated by the author. The binding is in worn contemporary brown cloth with blind decorations and brown coated endpapers. Both printed text and interleaved pages show marginal browning. Bibliographically the book is not simple: the title page dates from 1863, but the binding is dated to 1878. In the years in between, and afterwards, the author has filled the interleaved pages with his jottings and annotations, meriting the description 'M.S.S.' - manuscript - on the spine. The book itself purports to be 'a plain, unvarnished tale' written in defence of his legal work and pamphleteering on behalf of astrology. In effect the 58 interleaved pages and marginal annotations unpack and amplify the author's opinions as expressed in the printed text. Thus the author appends a two page long explanation of the court case that set in train the book's narrative opposite the title page. It's not possible to do justice to the range and eccentricity of the manuscript interventions but instead to point to some highlights. At one extreme the author expands on the printed text with additional factual information, for example giving the address of a London phrenologist, additionally noting that it was 'in Piccadilly opposite St James's Church where the author's mother was baptised.' At the opposite extreme there are lengthy narrative interventions such as an account of the death of Mr White, a 'martyr' to astrology in the Isle of Wight and a lengthy excursus against Britain's 'secret police'. The author debates Robert Owen's complicated relationship with the establishment particularly the alarm this 'socialist' caused with his 'appearance at the Levee of Queen V[ictoria]' The astrological theme runs consistently through the annotations with exercises in astrological physiognomy as well as astrological tables and analyses of many of the people referred to in the text. To the rear of the book is an eight page diary of a trip to Palestine, undertaken by the author in 1862-3.

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        Jefferson and The American Democracy

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green. Good. 1862. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

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        A Treatise on Field Fortification, Containing Instructions on the Methods of Laying Out, Constructing, Defending, and Attacking Intrenchments; with the General Outlines also of the Arrangement, the Attack and Defence of Permanent Fortifications

      Richmond: West & Johnson, 145 Main Street, 1862. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Good +. 16mo. xxvii, [1], 168pp. 12 folding plates. Marbled paper covered boards. Leather joints and spine. Gilt stamped title on leather spine. Edge wear to boards and light rubs to leather joints. Light shelf wear to marbled paper covered boards. Head of spine rubbed with a small indentation. Slight toning to contents. Scarce Confederate imprint. First published in 1836. Parrish & Willingham 4947.

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        [DOSTOYEVSKY'S SECOND BOOK] Zapiski iz myortvogo doma. (V dvukh chastyakh) [i.e. Notes from The House of the Dead. In Two Parts]

      St. Petersburg: Izd. A.F. Bazunova; v tipografii Iosafata Ogryzko, 1862. Second. P.1. [4], 269 pp.; P.2. [4], 198 pp. 13,5х21 cm. In contemporary quarter leather binding with gilt-lettering on the spine (two parts in one volume). Boards rubbed and stained, corners and spine ends bumped, occasional foxing, small cracks on endpapers along the spine, soiling of few pages. Otherwise a very good clean copy. First complete separate edition. The text first appeared in periodical 'Vremya' in 1861-1862. "Notes from The House of the Dead" was one of the most sensational book of the time, it instantly brought back Dostoyevsky's popularity, made him famous and for some time he was known as "House of the Dead's author". This novel is a forerunner of his famous "Crime and Punishment" and "The Brothers Karamazov". It led Dostoyevsky to include the theme of murder in his later works, a theme not found in any of his works preceding "The House of the Dead". Tolstoy called this work ''the finest work of all modern Russian literature''. Dostoyevsky wrote it after his release from prison and described, through a fictional narrative, the details of his own life in Siberia (in 1849 he was sentenced to four years at hard labour) and that of the prisoners incarcerated with him (usually using their real names). "The House of the Dead" was the first work in press about penal labor in the Russian Empire but it perfectly served public's interests of the time. Herzen referred to it as a frightening book ''this epoch left us... in its way a carmen horrendum, which will always adorn the exit from the dark reign of Nicholas, like Dante's superscription over the entrance''. In his letters Dostoyevsky was writing that he didn't lose time while in Siberia because he got to know Russian people (he was surrounded mostly by serfs and soldiers who tried to escape their hard life). Dostoyevsky had the idea for the book since he was in prison. He worked on the novel in 1859-1862. When the introduction and first chapter were published they were not censored. But the second chapter was investigated by Censor Committee that is why it wasn't published for some time. The reason was unusual - the Committee considered the prison's description could make the crime tempting as described punishment didn't seem as hard as it was supposed to. Later Dostoevsky started his own magazine 'Vremya' where he eventually published all chapters. Kilgour. №279.

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        Perpetuum Mobile or, a History of the Search for Self-Motive Power, from the 13th to the 19th Century [Author's own copy]. Illustrated from various authentic Sources, in Papers, Essays, Letters, Paragraphs, and numerous Patent Specifications.

      First Edition. Small Octavo. Frontispiece, XLI, 558 pages. Hardcover / Full leather with gilt lettering and rich ornament on spine and boards. All edges gilt. The author's own copy with his bookplate to the pastedown. Henry Dircks must have given his special bound "author's copy" away because the endpaper bears his inscription: "Dr.Waggett - With the author's compliments - May 1862". Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Includes the following chapters: Mathematics opposed to perpetual motion / Perpetual Motion defined / Inventions of the Marquis of Worcester and Councillor Orffyreus / Patents of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century / Early Papers from the Philosophical Transactions and Sir Robert Boyle - also the Paris Academy of Sciences with Notices of Communications to the Academy (1837-1856) / Remarks on Perpetual Motion derived from treatises on Natural Philosophy / Papers from Early Scientific and other Journals / With an Appendix: From "Theatrum Machinarum Generale" by Jacob Leupold / From John Bernoulli's works, 1742 / List of Belgian Patents 1854 to 1857 / Fictitious perpetual motions at the Polytechnic Institution / Professor Airy on certain conditions under which Perpetual Motion is possible //Henry Dircks FRSE FCS (26 August 1806 17 September 1873) was an English engineer who is considered to have been the main designer of the projection technique known as Pepper's ghost in 1858. It is named after John Henry Pepper who implemented a working version of the device in 1862. Dircks also investigated attempts at the invention of a perpetual motion device, writing that those who sought to create such a thing were "half-learned" or "totally ignorant". Dircks was born in Liverpool on 26 August 1806. He was apprenticed to a mercantile firm and spent much of his free time studying practical mechanics, chemistry, and literature. Around the mid-1820s he began lecturing about chemistry and electricity while writing literary articles in the local press and scientific papers in the Mechanics' Magazine and other journals. In 1837 he became a life member of the British Association, and afterwards contributed papers to its proceedings. Two years later he wrote a pamphlet regarding a proposed union of mechanics' and literary institutions. He also wrote a short treatise entitled "Popular Education, a series of Papers on the Nature, Objects, and Advantages of Mechanics' Institutions", first printed in Liverpool in 1840. He became a practical engineer, conducting railway, canal, and mining works, before progressing to the role of consulting engineer. He continued to investigate technologies and invent new devices, taking out several patents between 1840 and 1857. Dircks joined the Royal Society of Literature, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and other scientific bodies. In 1867 he was elected a full Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, his proposer being William John McQuorn Rankine. In 1868 he was given an honorary degree (LL.D.) from Tusculum College in Tennessee. Dircks died in Brighton on 17 September 1873. (Wikipedia)

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        Eigenhändiger Brief m. Unterschrift. Muskau in der Oberlausitz, 6.XI.1859. 8vo. 1/2 Seite. Sowie eigenh. Gedicht m. U. 1 S. 8vo.

      An den Besitzer des Lithogr. Instituts, Herrn J. G. Bach in Leipzig. Dankt für ein Werk und kündigt seinen Beitrag für Januar an. - Achtzeiliges Gedicht "Kleine Naenie an die Sonne". Mit geprägt. Stempel "Bath". - Beiligend: Eigenhändiger Brief m. Unterschrift von der Tochter Marie Schefer. Muskau Ober-Lausitz, 30. April 1862. 8vo. 1 Seite. Über das Gedicht Ihres geliebten Vaters aus dem Nachlaß, das sie beilegt. Dankt für die Veröffentlichung eines Albums im Andenken an den Vater Leopold Schefer.

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        Die Rotation der runden Artillerie-Geschosse. Geschichtliche Entwickelung der Rotationsfrage seit dem Jahre 1737 und ihr gegenwärtiger Standpunkt

      Berlin 1862. Neutrales, titelloses HalbLn, 218 Seiten, 1 Faltblatt. Frakturschrift. Besitzvermerk. Lagerspuren, durchgehend leicht-stark stockig, ansonsten gut.

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        Adam Opel und sein Haus - Fünfzig Jahre der Entwicklung 1862 - 1912

      121 (2) S. mit ca. 200 zumeist kleinen (einige halb- und ganzseitig) Abbildungen, diese zeigen zum größten Teil die Produkte des Hauses Opel und davon wiederum zeigen die meisten Abbildungen Automobile bzw. Details von diesen, Originalbroschur mit Deckeltitel, Ränder leicht bestoßen, Buchblock jedoch fast neuwertig! = Seltene Festschrift des Fahrrad- und Automobilherstellers, der sich auch mit Näh- und Landwirtschaftmaschinen einen Namen machte =

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        Theater Prinz Colibri. Theater für die Familie. - Programm der Hauptproductionen: Der Prinz und die Prinzessin Colibri.

      (Frankfurt), Theodor Wentz, ca. 1862. Einblattdruck mit Holzschnitt-Illustration (12 x 13 cm). Blattgr.: 40 x 20 cm. Der Holzschnitt zeigt die Protagonisten: Drei kleinwüchsige Männer, davon 2 in Knabenkleidung mit einem Reifen, ein dritter, noch kleinerer, lugt aus einem Stiefel heraus! - Die Veranstaltung beginnt mit einigen Nummern der \"niedlichen Miniatur-Menschen\", danach kommen u. a. der Jongleur John Gordon, die Zauberin \"La reine physicienne, die schöne Polin\" und zum Abschluss \"Herr Valentin, der berühmte Bauchredner mit der Puppe\". - Unterer linker seitlicher Rand mit geringem Papierverlust, sonst tadelloses Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Verkaufe 25 Faksimileblätter von Gustav Klimt, z. T. in Farbe, aus 1888-1918, Siehe Beschreibung!

      Gustav Klimt (Wien 1862-1918) "Gustav Klimt - 25 Zeichnungen 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, (M) Selbstabholung oder Übernahme der kompletten Portokosten.

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        Kentish Plover.

      1862 - 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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        Les Ecossais en France__Les Francais en Ecosse__2 volumes

      Trubner & Cie. Hardcover. half leather raised bands pebbled papered boards decorated endpapers marbled edges vii 548 pp 81 engravings second volume 551 pp 25 engravings Bordeaux.__Imprimerie G. Gounouilhou, Rue Guirayde , 11. only marks are glued labels removed from bottom of both rear boards and small label glued to verso of front endpaper corner and a small tear to the top edge of the rear board of the second volume. . Very Good. 1862.

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        WOCHENSCHRIFT FÜR GÄRTNEREI UND PFLANZENKUNDE, des Vereins zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den Königl. Preuss. Staaten. 11 Jahrgäge: 5 (1862) - 15 (1872). Gebundene Zeitschrift.

      Berlin : Verlag von Karl Wiegand, 1862-1872. - 11 Jahrgänge in 11 Bänden. Komplette 11 Jahresfolgen der Gartenbau-Zeitschrift Fest eingebunden. Aus ehem. Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Alterstypische Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Einbände leicht berieben. Seiten an vielen Stellen stockfleckig. Bindung sitzt bei jedem Band fest. Guter Gesamtzustand! Mehr Bilder auf Anfrage. Beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an Fachzeitschriften! zqx mbx Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12100

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        Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg ( Bd. I: Die Grafschaft Ruppin etc.)

      Erste Ausgabe ( WG 11 ). Erster Band der von 1862 bis 1882 erschienenen " Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg ". XI, 475 Seiten, Leineneinband ( möglicherweise unter Verwendung des Originaleinbands ) mit Leinwandrückenschildchen. Inhalt: Die Grafschaft Ruppin - Der Barnim - Der Teltow - Anmerkungen. Der unschöne berieben und etwas bestoßen, Einbandrücken stark (!) fleckig. Innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, gelegentlich auch stärker. Erste Seiten mit kleinem Fleck im oberen Bereich. Buchschnitt etwas fleckig. Insgesamt ein wenig schönes, aber seltenes Exemplar dieser ersten Veröffentlichung von Th.Fontanes Hauptwerk. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Sitten- und Charakterbilder aus der Turkei und Tscherkessien.

      Berlin, Reinhold Schlingmann 1862. 4 Bll., 288 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. 16 x 12 cm. Seltene einzige Ausgabe dieser autobiographischen Reiseschilderung in Tagebuchform, der wohl einzigen Publikation des nicht weiter bekannten Verfassers C. Stuecker (geb. 1826), der als Lieutenant zunächst in englischen und später in türkischen Militärdiensten stand und hier ein lebhaftes Sittengemälde seiner Zeit liefert. Enthalten sind die drei Abschnitte \"Die englisch-deutschen Legionen\", \"Die Türkei\" und \"Tscherkessien\". Die sechs Kapitel über die Türkei liefern schöne und auch schonungslose Beschreibungen aus dem multikulturellen Konstantinopel, u. a. mit Kapiteln uber \"Türkische Mode\", \"Constantinopolitanische Strassenreiniger\" (die herrenlosen Hunde der Stadt, die jeglichen Unrat auf den Strassen vertilgen), \"Feuerbesprechung durch Zauberer\", \"Wie man die Türken aus ihrer Hauptstadt treibt\", \"Armenische Prellereien\", \"Verkauf tscherkessischer Mädchen\", \"Kabassen und Kanucken\", \"Die Deutschen in Pera\", \"Ein türkischer Räuberhauptmann aus Bremen\", \"Seeräuber auf dem Bosporus\", \"Orientalisches Kaffeehausleben\", ferner über den Harem des Sultans, die Hamams der Stadt, Begräbnisrituale usw. Eine Reise während der Sommermonate erscheint dem Verfasser aufgrund des üblen Geruchs in der Stadt wenig ratsam (\"Zur Sommerzeit durchduftet ein so pestilenzialischer Gestank die holprigen Strassen, dass es schon einer ziemlichen Dosis von Nasenstumpfheit bedarf, um diesen Geruch nicht für einzig in seiner Art anzuerkennen\", S. 95) - Etwas stockfleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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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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        Alfeld 1839 - 1906 München). Weidevieh bei der Rast. Öl auf Leinwand. 1853. Unten links signiert und datiert. 49 x 62,5 cm. Im Goldrahmen mit Rotpoliment mit Messingschildchen.

      Thieme-B. XXIII, S. 248.- Lindner war seinerzeit Kupferstecher und lernte unter Karl Mayer und J.L. Appold in Nürnberg, in den Jahren 1862 bis 1864 hielt er sich in der Schweiz auf.- An einem Bachlauf rasten einige Schafe und Kühe sowie ein Pferd, rechts der Hirte, dem Betrachter den Rücken zugewandt und einen Krug in der Hand haltend. Am rechten Horizont ziehen dunkle Wolken auf.- Verso alter Aufkleber handschriftlich mit Künstlername und dessen (falschen) Lebensdaten bezeichnet.- Aus der Sammlung Häusler, Kiel.- .

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        Four Years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island an Account of Their Forests, Rivers, Coasts, Gold Fields, and Resources for Colonisation

      London: John Murray, 1862. Very good copy, with bumping and wear to extremities, Prev. owner bkplt ( W. C. Mainwaring ), on front pastedown, and names on front endpaper. Some foxing to prelims. Complete with all plates and the folding map. Still sound in its original gilt decorated boards. Scarce thus.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Les Miserables

      Bruxelles (Brussels): Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie. First edition. contemporary morocco. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of one of the world's most influential novels in exquisite contemporary bindings. "Ever since its publication in 1862, Les Miserables has remained one of the most widely read novels in the world... Indeed, its appearance was a unique phenomenon in the history of publishing, by the scope of its success among the elite as well as the people, national as well as international, with general readers as well as critics. In addition, dozens of film version- from France, the United States, Italy, Egypt, India, Japan, and the Soviet Union- have perpetuated the legendary quality of the book... Perhaps more than any other work of literature, Victor Hugo's novel has flourished as part of our international consciousness" (Kathryn M. Grossman, Hugo's Romantic Sublime).

 Bruxelles (Brussels): Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie, 1862. Octavo, contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards and endpapers, and edges. Ten volumes (complete). Bound with all half-titles. Foxing to title of volume I (mostly near gutter), otherwise text very clean with only occasional light foxing. A few minor scuffs to binding. A beautiful set in fine contemporary bindings.

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      - Hübsche Farblithographie, die das rege Treiben bei der Wasserkuranstalt in Wien um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts an einem sommerlichen Tag thematisiert. Ganze Familien, Paare und Männergruppen haben sich in ihrem Sonntagsstaat hier eingefunden, um zu lustwandeln und ihre Gesundheit durch die besonders im 19. Jahrhundert aufkommende Mode der Trinkkuren zu stärken. Am linken Blattrand sieht man gar den Ausschank des belebenden Heilwassers. Im 19. Jahrhundert bildete die Wasserkur bzw. Hydrotherapie die Grundlage für die aufblühende Naturheilbewegung. In ihr flossen die Idee von der Heilkraft der Natur (physis) und das Konzept der gesunden Lebensführung (Diätetik) zusammen. Schon im frühen 18. Jahrhundert setzten die chemische Analyse des Wassers sowie die verstärkte Lobpreisung seiner Wirkung durch Ärzte ein. Wasser galt als Universal-Kraft bzw. -Mittel, welches das Blut verflüssige und seinen Umlauf erleichtere und quasi bei allen Menschen und Leiden Linderung verschaffe. Neben Bade- oder Kaltwasser-Kuren in speziellen Einrichtungen, stellten auch Trink-Kuren einen Aspekt der Hydrotherapie dar, bei denen das Wasser durch den ganzen Leib gehen und diesen von üblen Säften reinigen sollte. Bei der hier gezeigten, in einem Park gelegenen Kuranstalt in Wien handelt es sich wohl um das sogenannte Wasserglacis, das sich von Anfang bis Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts auf dem Gelände des heutigen Stadtparks befand. Im Wasserglacis befand sich ein gut frequentierter Kurpavillon – eine gesellschaftliche Anlaufstelle für Jung und Alt, in der Heil- und Mineralwasser für Trinkkuren ausgeschenkt wurde. Auch nach der Schleifung der Wiener Stadtmauer, dem Bau der Ringstraße und der damit verbundenen Errichtung des Stadtparks bis 1862, waren solche Kursalons mit Trinkkuren beliebt. Bis 1867 wurde ein neuer Kursalon von dem Architekten Johann Garben erbaut, der als Kaffeehaus und weiterhin zum Ausschank von Heilwasser dienen sollte.

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        Mémoires militaires du lieutenant général Comte Roguet (François), Colonel en second des Grenadiers à pied de la Vieille Garde, Pair de France.

      Dumaine 1862-1865, Paris - 4 vol. in-8, demi-basane, dos à nerfs orné, couv. cons. (reliure de l'époque). Tulard, 1271 : « La période consulaire est abordée à partir du tome II avec la campagne d'Italie de 1800. Dans ce volume, on retiendra la vie de garnison à Paris de 1801 à 1803 (un bal chez Moreau, la formation d'une bibliothèque, la garde municipale, la solde, les exercices). Le tome III concerne la formation de la Grande Armée et les campagnes de 1805-1809. Le tome IV relate la chute de l'Empire. Peu d'effets de style, une relation précise, sans recherche, des événements ». « Roguet commence sa carrière militaire en 1792 à Nice, participe en 1793 aux opérations de l'armée du Var et au siège de Toulon, puis à partir de 1794, à la guerre en Italie » ( Fierro, 1279). Bon exemplaire de ces excellents mémoires. Dos passé.

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        L'Heure du Berger, roman de Cl. le Petit.

      Paris, Jules Gay, 1862. 1 vol. petit in-12. Demi-veau blond à coins, filet à froid sur les plats, dos à nerfs orné, titre, auteur, date et lieu dorés, tête dorée.Nouvelle édition avec un avant-propos par Philomneste Junior. Tirage à 100 exemplaires plus deux exemplaires sur peau de vélin : un des deux uniques exemplaires, celui-ci n°1.Ce « demy-roman comique ou roman demy-comique » dont l'édition originale date de 1662 est une satire des pastorales et des romans sentimentaux dont l'Astrée est le prototype. Un critique du XIXe siècle, Victor Fournel, y voyait « un livre burlesque, plein de galimatias et de mauvais goût, mais ne manquant pas cependant d'un certain esprit ». De sont temps, le burlesque et le mauvais goût étant moins à la mode, Le Petit périt sur le bûcher, pour cause d'impiété.L'édition de 1862 fut elle-même condamnée par la justice en 1863.De la Bibliothèque Chuard Corcelles.Gay, Bibliographies des ouvrages relatifs à l'amour, aux femmes, au mariage, p358. Vicaire, II, p645.

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        Tempio di Venere e Diana Baja.

      Napoli, ca. 1862. Original photograph, albumen print, 17,8 x 24,1 cm, on original mount, photograph no. 1171. Sommer's early large blindstamp in lower right corner of the mount. KEYWORDS:italy/napoli/diana baja/photo

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        Bons et Braves Coeurs ou plus de peur que de mal 1st edition

      Paris, A. Marcilly, Libraire-Editeur, ca., 1862. (für das Erscheinungsjahr u.a. siehe Bibliografie im Internet "relatosfranceses") ------------ Paul Lacroix (1806-1884) Paul Lacroix, más conocido por sus pseudónimos P.L. Jacob y Le Bibliophile Jacob es un erudito francés nacido el 27 de febrero de 1806 en París y fallecido en la misma ciudad el 19 de octubre de 1884. Aunque se inició en la literatura con varias comedias en verso, su fama se debe sobre todo a su labor como historiador y bibliófilo fue reorganizador de la Bibliothèque du Roi y Conservador de la Bibliothèque de lArsenal. Es asimismo autor de numerosas novelas de carácter histórico y de cuentos ------------ Paul Lacroix (April 27, 1806 - October 16, 1884), French author and journalist, was born in Paris, the son of a novelist. He is best known under his pseudonym of P.L. Jacob, bibliophile, or Bibliophile Jacob, suggested by the constant interest he took in public libraries and books generally. Lacroix was an extremely prolific and varied writer. More than twenty historical romances alone came from his pen, and he also wrote a variety of serious historical works, including a history of Napoleon III, and the life and times of the Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. He was the joint author with Ferdinand Séré of a five-volume work, Le moyen âge et la renaissance (1847), a standard work on the manners, customs and dress of those times, the chief merit of which lies in the great number of illustrations it contains. He also wrote many monographs on phases of the history of culture, including Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period. Over the signature Pierre Dufour was published an exhaustive Histoire de la prostitution (1851-1852), which has always been attributed to Lacroix. His works on bibliography were also extremely numerous. In 1885 he was appointed librarian of the Arsenal Library, Paris.

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 16/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. Winter Edition and #16 in Smiths 24. (not sure how winter is before spring but it is) 16th Edition to the front Cover. It is in original covers, the covers are a bit dark with tape to the edges. The rear cover has been replaced by pages 103/104 , the last page, so that is repeated! Internally it is nice. Some foxing and odd pencil mark and light crease.

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         Océanie sphéroïdale.

      Paris Jules Renouard 1862 380 x 315 mm. Belle sphère figurant l'Océanie, issue du rare Atlas sphéroïdal & universel de géographie. Bel exemplaire aquarellé à l'époque.

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        Skverny anekdot [ ] (A Nasty Anecdote, in Vremya #11 [ ])

      St Petersburg: Dostoevsky, 1862. First printing. Very Good +. DOSTOEVSKY [ ], Fyodor. Skverny anekdot [ ] (A Nasty Anecdote, in Vremya 11 [ ]), Petersburg, 1862. 1 leaf + Half-title + TP + [5] 354 + [1] - 212 + 2 leaves = ads + 1 leaf. Octavo. First Printing. The first appearance of an early short story of Dostoevsky, first published on pages 299-352 of Vremya 11 in 1862. It is sometimes translated as A Disgraceful Affair, A Most Unfortunate Incident, or An Unpleasant Predicament. The story is a satire of a Russian civil servant. According to Jessie Coulson, in the introduction to a 1966 Penguin edition, the theme is the terrible gulf between a man's idea of himself, his ideals, and his motives, and what they prove to be in the harsh light of reality. Its cruelty lies in the recognition that the tragedy of failure to come up to one's own expectations... is essentially comic. Richard Pevear, translator of many of Dostoevskys works, identifies the hidden target of the story as being the spirit of reform during the period of the sons (the radical intelligentsia of the 1860s)the target of much of Dostoevskys writing. CONDITION: Very good. Contemporary quarter leather with faded gilt to spine, marbled boards. Some wear to extremities, and pages spotted throughout. Faint stamp to verso of title page with remnant of sticker to upper edge of spine. Very good. Scarce first printing of one of Dostoevskys short stories. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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