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2009-01-20 00:02:00
Robert Hogg and John Spencer
Hogg, Robert. & Spencer, John., Assisted by Moore., Thomas. F.L.S. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits and General Horticulture. London "Journal of Horticulture", 1862. Horticultural Press, London. 8vo approx 260mm x 170mm. Vivid blue cloth with highly decorative gilt decoration to front and spine. Gilt titles to spine. Title, dedication, list of illustrations, pp192, index pp2. 23 hand coloured plates. Plates by W. H. Fitch and James Andrews, handcoloured, most heightened. One plate double size, folded and all tissue guarded. Binding a little rubbed at spine otherwise entire book is clean and bright throughout. A neat and attractive single volume edition.
Bookseller: Roz Hulse Ltd
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2009-01-18 04:20:04
Jongkind, Johan-Barthold
1862. Etching. Image: 220 x 310 mm. Framed in glass. D. 8, iii. Melot, J8 state 3 or 4. With the text beneath the image as described by Melot as State 3 and as reproduced in his catalogue Graphic Art of the Pre-Impressionists on p. 214. Melot notes that in the later Goulding printing of 1874 that the text has been removed. Framed.
Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts [U.S.A.]
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2009-01-17 05:14:56
WINDER, John Henry (1800 - 1865)
1 page (front and back), 8.25 x 7.75 inches (torn from larger sheet), Richmond, Virginia, letter dated March 27, 1862. This note is signed by the Confederate Brigadier General and commandant of the notorious Libby Prison during the Civil War, on the back of an appeal letter by a captain hoping to clear a soldier accused of disloyalty. The prison was for Union soldiers, and its next commandant, appointed on Winder's death, was hung for war crimes based on prisoner treatment there. From the letter: "This is to certify that Mr John Emmenhausen a resident of the city of Richmond Va. and who has been arrested and confined on the charge of disloyalty was a Sargeant in my company (K) 1st Regt. Va. Vols. and behaved himself very bravely in the engagements with the Enemy on July 8th & 21st 1861 and I have every reason to believe him to be a true southern man..." Winder's note on the back says, "What is Emmenhausen arrested for Jon H. Winder B.G." Uneven edge on the bottom of the letter; browning along natural folds. Very good(-) condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-01-11 01:10:51
1862. No binding. Fine. Autograph Letter Signed (""Prentiss"") Columbus, [Kentucky], March 4, 1862. 1 p., 7 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. Partial Transcript""Columbus: Mch 4 , 1862Dear CWe had news last evening of another repulse of our forces at Manassas & the death of McLellan [sic]. The news generally credited for an hour or two was by the abolitionists well recd particularly the death of Mc. some even going so far as to say that if he was killed it could compensate for the loss of a battleI observe that you think there are some ""celestial phenomena"" developed in the political in these latter days.There certainly are developments terrestrial among which is the plan of quartering on the enemy. Do you take?YoursPrentiss""Historical Background Prentiss fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, rising to the rank of Major General. He was captured at Shiloh along with 2200 other Union troops. He is often credited with holding the Confederate Army at bay in the area known as the 'Hornet's Nest,' allowing General Grant's army to survive the battle, and continue its trek into the South unfettered.
Bookseller: Seth Kaller, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2008-12-31 01:34:50
Hartley, Charles Augustus
London, Clowes 1862 -1874. 22 cm. 2 Teile. in 1 Band. 34 S.; S. 35-89 mit 10 ausfaltbaren lithographierten Tafeln. Pappband, Original-Umschlagtitel aufgezogen - Encycl. Brit. 11.ed. 7, 822f.; 13, 35 - Sonderabdruck aus: "Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers", 21 und 36. Hartley war leitender Ingenieur der Europäischen Donaukommission zur Erhaltung der Schiffbarkeit auf der unteren Donau. Die Tafeln unter anderem mit einer Karte des Donaudeltas, Pläne einzelner Mündungsarme, Wassertiefen und Schnittzeichnungen von Uferbefestigungen und Anlegestellen. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung des Autors - Sprache: Englisch / English -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2008-12-30 23:11:52
Weber, W(ilhelm) E(duard) 1804 - 1891]. Lassell, William [1799 - 1880]
London: Printed by Taylor and Francis, 1862. pp 269 - 270. Illustrated with a drawing. 8vo. Green printed wrappers. VG+. Item #9828 Weber a noted 19th century physicist [magnetic unit named in his honor]; this his copy, with his bold signature written across the top of the front wrapper. Lassell a prominent English astronomer known for discovery of Triton (satellite of Netune), et al, and '... ranks with Sir William Hershel and Lord Rosse among the perfecters of the reflecting telescope.' [DNB]. This the well-known Proceedings issue where he reports on a 'planetary nebula' [in Aquarius] he discovered using his recently -constructed 4-feet apeture reflecting telescope. He confesses to be 'greatly impressed by ... this most wonderous object, situated on what perhaps we may consider the very confines of the accessible or recognizable part of the universe...' Also present in this issue is an abstract on Nerves by Robert Lee, noted gynecologist and obstetrician.
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
2008-12-28 23:35:54
GOULD, John (1804-1881)
London: [Taylor and Francis for the Author, 1862 - 1873]. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by J. Wolf & H. C. Richter, printed by Walter. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, and a few skillfully repaired small tears in the top margin. 14 x 21 1/4 inches. A beautiful image from John Gould's "The Birds of Great Britain": "A magnificent work with life-like portraits of birds of the British Isles." (Wood) This plate, from what Sacheverell Sitwell called "The most popular of all his works" (Fine Bird Books), shows a new liveliness of treatment that is not present in Gould's earlier works. This change is thanks to suggestions made by Joseph Wolf, who drew 57 of the plates and accompanied Gould on an ornithological tour of Scandinavia in 1856. Gould's illustrations were all painstakingly coloured by hand, as he states in his preface: "Many of the public are quite unaware how the colouring of these large plates is accomplished; and not a few believe that they are produced by some mechanical process or by chromo-lithography. This, however, is not the case: every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought." Cf.Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 102; cf. Nissen IVB 372; cf. Sauer 23; cf. Wood, p. 365; cf. Zimmer, p. 261.
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2008-12-28 16:02:44
Colton, J.H.
Published by J.H. Colton, New York, 1862. 16mo cloth, with title stamped in gilt on front board. Folding pocket map, with full period color, details of railroad lines and networks, decorated borders. @28" x 26". Near Fine [pinsize closed splits at 2 fold intersections with no loss]. With statistical tables of population for New York counties. Information regarding State armories is pasted to the front pastedown. OCLC 50626702 [1- Buffalo & Erie County Lib.], 20060208 [1- Cornell], 556796094 [1- British Library] [as of November 2013]. Not in Modelski. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: David M. Lesser, ABAA [Woodbridge, CT, U.S.A.]
2008-12-25 20:31:33
Walker Marshall
London: Shaw and Sons, Fetter Lane, Law Printers and Publishers, 1862. Original green cloth, paper label (partly defective), a bit rubbed and definite pencilling, light browning, else a good copy; uncommon, 3 copies in OCLC 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
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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2008-12-04 18:28:33
Chicago: Church, Goodman & Cushing, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. A Good copy of a scarce book. Engravings. Quarto bound in the publisher's brown cloth; 200 pages. Howes 468; New Howes 465 "b". A scarce Ante-Fire Imprint with chapters on numerous industries including bookbinding, dentistry, billiard table manufacturing, comedy, coffee, furs, beer, railroads, whips, and many others. With eight full-page plates and a number of text engravings. The two tinted lithographs are lacking from this copy. The double-page frontispiece compares a drawing of Chicago in 1820 to a bird's-eye view of the city in 1862. Included in the pagination are four advertisements for railroads at the end. The paper is brittle with some leaves partly detached and a few completely detached, which seems often to be the case with this title. The edges of the original binding are lightly worn with the spine tips chipped. A two-inch split occurs at the top of the front cover where it meets the spine resulting in some looseness to the cover.
Bookseller: Charles Agvent
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2008-12-04 16:08:12
AINSWORTH, William Harrison [1805-1882].
London: Chapman And Hall, 1862. 3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. ix, 304; vi, 302; vi, 316. untrimmed in original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (spines faded & little frayed at ends, short tear in lower spine of Vol. III, light foxing to outer leaves). Ainsworth's armorial bookplate in Vol. I. tipped-in 3-page ALS from Ainsworth, dated Feb. 13, 1872, to Mess. Asher & Co., Covent Garden, remarking that he would be happy to enter into an arrangement for a continental edition of his new work 'Boscobel', but regrets that since he has "always experienced such liberal treatment from [his] old friend Baron Tauchnitz", that he feels bound to first offer the work to him. First Edition. NCBEL III 912. Sadleir 19. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB) [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2008-12-02 09:24:28
Librairie De L.Hachette Et Co.Paris.,1862. TWO VOLUMES.8vo.Nouvelle edition.Some neat pencil notes in the margins of volume one,which could be easily erased if required.A very good copy in contemporary bindings by Neil of Glasgow,and with their label in each volume.Half brown calf with raised bands,each with gilt vertical lines.Compartments ruled and decorated with leaf design in blind.Green title labels,ruled and lettered in gilt.Marbled paper on boards.owners bookplates on front paste down endpapers.Some light foxing to the endpapers of both volumes but overall a very good attractive copy.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member. [London, United Kingdom]
2008-12-01 23:12:29
Darley, F.O.C.:-
New York: James G. Gregory., 1862. .FULL LEATHER.62 DRAWINGS BY DARLEY. FRONTIS PORTRAIT ENGRAVING OF JAMES FENIMORE COOPER FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER OF OTSEGO HALL.The publisher, Gregory, had arranged with Darley to have Cooper's scenes and characters illustrated. It is believed that this was the first attempt to introduce the deep cutting and solid lining of a bank-note die into book work.Drawings engraved by F. Girsch, T. Phillibrown, Alfred Jones, etal.AUTOGRAPHED CARD BY DARLEY INSIDE.BEAUTIFULLY BOUND WITH DECORATIVELY STAMPED LEATHER BOARDS AND GILT DESIGN ALONG INSIDE EDGES.Illustrations accompanied by passages from Cooper's books.ALL EDGES GILT. 6 COMPARTMENTS.MARBLED ENDPAPERS. Bookplate of the Philamatics Center, Boys Town, Nebraska.Rebacked.Occasional Foxing.Small chip at top of hinge on front board.Very large and heavy volume, 13 lbs., additional shipping charges needed. Size: Folio. Signed by Author(s). First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
Bookseller: Eveleigh Books [Dover, MA, U.S.A.]
2008-11-27 01:04:30
London: Chapman and Hall,, 1862. With Illustrations by J. E. Millais. 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple wavy-grained cloth, the grain running perpendicularly for both volumes, covers blocked with conventional frame design in blind, on spines with farming designs and lettered in gold, pale yellow endpapers. Without publisher's catalogue sometimes found at end of vol. I ("cannot … be regarded as essential" – Sadleir); 40 wood-engraved illustrations, with first state captions throughout. Spines inevitably and very lightly sunned, a fine set: rare thus. First edition, first issue, an exceptionally good copy. Unusually, the two volumes were published nearly ten months apart, and subsequent re-issues of each volume did not proceed in step, with the result is that sets often have the two volumes in mismatched issues. Sadleir claims priority for copies with the grain of the cloth perpendicular for vol. I and horizontal for vol. II, but his bibliographical reasoning is, for once, unconvincing. The text in both volumes of this set conforms entirely to the first issue (i.e. copies bound from parts), in matching bindings in which the grain of the cloth runs perpendicularly on both.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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2008-11-26 00:05:08
MARTIN (Clair-Aimé) et LEGER (Henri)
41, (1bl.)pp., 1pl., 6pl. Paris, P. Asselin, Gendre et successeur de Labé, 1862, in-8, 41, (1bl.)pp, 1pl, 6pl, demi-percaline noire à la bradel. Rel. Moderne (Ateliers Laurenchet), Première édition de ce mémoire extrait, avec pagination nouvelle des Archives générales de médecine ; il est orné d'une planche gravée sur bois représentant 4 vues microscopiques de glandes sébacées d'après des dessin de Clair-Aimé Martin. Cet exemplaire est enrichi de 6 très beaux dessins originaux au crayon de Clair-Aimé Martin (1835-1882), dont les 4 qui ont servi à la planche illustrant l'ouvrage, dinée C.A.M et datés 1861 ; chacun pote une légende manuscrite à la plume et la taille du grossissement. Exemplaire provenant de la Société anatomique de Paris, portant signature autographe de son archiviste de 1844 à 1867, J. Poumet et le cachet gras de la Société ; le même cachet et le même paraphe de Poumet ont été apposés sur tous les dessins de Martin Les auteurs ont reçu en 1866 pour ce travail, le prix Ernest Godard (commissaires : MM. Rayer, Velpeau, Cloquet, Serres), destiné au meilleur travail relatif à la structure, à la physiologie, à la pathologie des organes génitaux (cf Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences; 1835. 1867; T.64, p.518). Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [paris, France]
2008-11-25 09:48:41
Riviere, Duc de:
Paris, , 1862. Tinted lithograph, 18 x 26 cms, blank verso. Print
Bookseller: Bryars and Bryars
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2008-11-25 09:48:41
Riviere, Duc de:
Paris, , 1862. Tinted lithograph, 18 x 26.5 cms, blank verso. Print
Bookseller: Bryars and Bryars
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2008-11-24 01:19:24
New York: John Bachmann, [no date but 1862]. Chromolithograph, by Bachmann. Small expert marginal repairs. 22 3/4 x 31 inches. A fine copy of this bird's-eye by Bachmann, 'one of the finest American artists and lithographers specializing in bird's-eye views' (Stephenson & McKee), recalling a pivotal moment in the Civil War. 'Bachmann did six views of the Confederate States like this one ... They are very rare.' (Rumsey). The clouds of smoke over Fort Donelson show that this image is intended to recall a moment in time between February 11th and the 16th, 1862, when Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant besieged and secured the surrender of Fort Donelson. The 12,000-stong garrison's unconditional surrender was a major victory for the Union and a catastrophe for the South: Kentucky stayed in the Union as a result, and Tennessee became vulnerable to a Northern advance along the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers. Grant, who received the nickname 'Unconditional Surrender', was also promoted to Major General, and came to be considered as an important figure in the western theater of the war. Stephenson Civil War Maps (1989) 23.5; Rumsey 2657; Reps p.160 ('No finer artist of city views worked in America than John Bachmann. Unfortunately, there is no artist about whom less is known')
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2008-11-21 11:13:20
Coupvent-Desbois Aimé Auguste Elie 1814 1879
- 1 lettre autographe signée 4 In-8 25/02/1862 bon Lettre pleine de passion et de désespoir de Coupvent-Desbois, alors en station à Saïgon, à celle qui lui crée tant de tortures morales. «Je compte peu sur votre gratitude, je suis habitué à vous voir ingrate et chaque jour je perds lambeau par lambeau quelques uns des moyens que j'aurais pu conserver de vous faire changer d'avis [.]. Que voulez-vous, la vie est une vallée de larmes ; à l'exception de quelques fleurs que vous ne voulez pas semer sur le chemin de mon existence, le reste ne vaut pas la peine qu'on s'en occupe et j'aime bien mieux les étoiles de vos yeux que toutes celles que pourraient semer sur moi un gros homme plus ou moins barbu qui perche dans quelque ministère plus ou moins maritime [.]». Il renonce à sa carrière par amour : «Quoique un peu habitué à vos garçonades méridionales, je n'ai pas hésité et je viens de demander mon retour en France. Je renonce pour vous à la gloire que j'allais conquérir en Cochinchine. J'aurais pu devenir un autre Malakoff et même me mettre sur les rangs pour la place de grand maître de la garde-robe, si je n'avais pas eu d'instinct une répulsion persistante pour tout ce qui touche à ces fonctions locales. Or donc, je vous tombe sur les bras dans peu. Je choisis l'époque du printemps où les oiseaux roucoulent d'instinct. Roucoulerons-nous ou ne roucoulerons-nous pas ? Je roucoulerais volontiers d'autant plus que je n'ai pas roucoulé depuis longtemps [.]». Il avoue son état d'épuisement physique et moral. «Je vous dirais que je suis éreinté au physique comme au moral ; ce clima … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Traces Ecrites [Paris, France]
2008-11-16 12:27:12
. til Brug i Skolen og Hjemmet. 600 Figurer systematiskt ordnede paa 32 colorerede og 1 sort Tavle med Forklaring. Kbhvn. 1862. 25 s. + 33 plancher, hvoraf de 32 er i farver. 4to. Orig. komp. hellrd., ryggen svagt falmet, överste kapitael lös. Gl. n.p.t. 25 pp. + 33 plates of which 32 are coloured. Publisher's pictorial cloth, spine weakly faded, upper headband worn. Old name on titlep..
Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller
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2008-11-14 10:51:29
(Commonplace Book)
Altdorf, Weingarten, etc. [Germany]: 1852-1862. Handcolored scene of two children tending a sick dog within scalloped window on upper cover, chromolithograph pictorial sentiments on inside front cover and interior lid. Six printed sentiments (colored), one with embossed gilt floral decorations. 23 autograph verse quotations and sentiments in ink, in various neat hands, including two love poems (one with a colored floral border and one with a pencil portrait of a young man). 1 vols. Obling 16mo. Charming and decorative mind-nineteenth-century German album of sentiments, most dated variously between 1852 and 1854. On the verso of a poem headed Trennung (Separation) and inscribed "Tobis seiner liebsten Anna" is a portait of a pensive young man and the caption "Jetzt bin ich's nicht mehr." One other note is signed and dated, "Anna Hehrner, im Weingarten, den 13 Mai 1862". Green velvet book book box with gilt-metal ornamental borders and corner pieces. Some minor rubbing. Contents generally fine.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2008-11-11 00:00:00
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.
2008-11-02 18:32:00
Plon, 1862. 4 volumes in-8 ( 240 X 160 mm ) demi-chagrin bleu-nuit, dos à nerfs ornés de filets et fleurons dorés. LX + 523 + 648 + 568 + 510 pages. Nombreux fac-similés de lettres et autographes en hors texte. Montaigne, Viollet le Duc, Charles Nodier. Edition originale ( Vicaire, III 687 ). L'antiquité. Iconographie du Christ. Iconographie de la Sainte Vierge. L'Egypte. Les scribes. Iconographie Grecque Le moyen-âge. La Chine. L'Europe dans les temps modernes. Utilité de toutes les collections. Le gout des autographes. Utilité des documents écrits. Très bel exemplaire. art iconographie bibliographie [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Tiré à Part [Marseille, France]
2008-10-27 19:12:04
Wilde, W. R
Hodges Smith, Dublin 1862 - Pp. 100. Illustrated with 90 wood engravings. Rare. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Dublin Bookbrowsers
2008-10-16 07:18:05
Berthelsen, Rasmus, and Lars Møller:
[Nuuk, Greenland: Hinrich Rink, 1862-1946, lacking the years 1884-91, 1894- 95, 1901-03].. Eighty-five volumes. Replete with illustrations, many in color. Some issues loose. First volume in original limp patterned cloth. Second volume in cloth- backed printed boards, spine repaired. Third volume in cloth- backed boards, spine worn. Fourth volume with lower half of spine and titlepage lacking. Of the remaining volumes, sixteen are in cloth-backed boards and sixty- five are in original wrappers, spines generally worn. Second volume with contemporary manuscript index, possibly by Møller. Overall very good. A tremendous run of this landmark Greenland newspaper, equally celebrated for its remarkable quality, range of content, and longevity. The fourth volume of the this set is enhanced by a presentation inscription from Lars Møller, the longtime editor and noted native lithographer, to Hinrich Rink, proprietor of Greenland's first regular press and founder of the paper. Further, the plates in the fourth volume have been hand- colored, presumably by Møller in Rink's honor. ATUAGAGDLIUTT..., translated literally as "distributed reading matter," stands alone when evaluating the impact of a single printed periodical on a native culture. The catholic editorial taste of Berthelsen and Møller not only brought the world's great literature to the doors of native Greenlanders, but did so in a manner that accomplished dual milestones in Greenlandic cultural history. First, by printing entirely in the native language, they transmitted the worldly canon, much of it for the first … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2008-10-01 09:54:48
Josiah Gilbert and George Cheetham Churchill
- Limited to 85 numbered copies, this being NO. 6. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: VENTURA PACIFIC LTD Out of Print Books [U.S.A.]
2008-09-23 06:23:23
WUNDT, Wilhelm
Leipzig und Heidelberg, C. F. Winter´sche Verlagshandlung, 1862. XXXII + 451 p. Illustrated with figures in the text. Partly foxed. Later half cloth. Pencil underlinings and annotations. Former owner´s signature. Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920), tysk fysiolog, filosof och psykolog, pionjär inom den experimentella psykologin. Från 1874 professor i induktiv filosofi i Zürich och 1875-1917 professor i filosofi i Leipzig. Han grundade år 1879 världens första betydande laboratorium i psykologi och startade även den första facktidskriften i psykologi 1881.
Bookseller: Antikvariat Röda Rummet AB [SE]
2008-09-18 10:25:15
Charpentier, Libraire-Editeur. Used. RO40099671. PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOUT, OU MEDITATIONS DE GASTRONOMIE TRANSCENDANTE. 1862. In-12. Relié. Bon état, Couv. légèrement passée, Dos satisfaisant, Quelques rousseurs. 525 pages. Titre doré sur le dos. Bords des plats légèrement frottés.. . . . Classification Dewey : 641.013-Gastronomie. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2008-09-16 12:22:31
de Quincey, Thomas
Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862 - i 290pp; ii 244pp; iii 342pp; iv 352pp; v 395pp; vi 333pp; vii 352pp; viii 332pp; ix 310pp; x 326pp;xi 333; xii303; xiii 332pp; xiv 467pp; xv 376pp (index). Engraved frontispiece to each volume. (1) Confessions of an Opium-Eater. (2) Recollections of the Lakes and Lake Poets Coleridge, Wordsworth and Southey. (3) Last Days of Immanuel Kant and other writing (4) The English Mail Coach and other writings (5) Dr Samuel Parr or Whiggism in its Relations to Literature and other writings. (6) Richard Bentley and other writings (7) Protestantism and Other Essays (8) Leaders in Literature with a Notice of Traditional Errors affecting Them (9) The Caesars and Other Papers (10) Style and Rhetoric and Other papers (11) Coleridge and Opium-Eating and other writings. (12) Speculations Literary and Philosophic (13)The Art of Conversation and Other Papers.(14) Autobiographic Sketches 1790-1803. (15) Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe and Schiller and on the Political Parties of Modern England; Index. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Published: 1862-1863. G: in good condition. Covers rubbed. Corners bumped. Endpapers foxed. Some light browning throughout. Tightly bound Dark-green/gilt half-leather with blue marbled boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd
2008-08-30 16:55:05
Firenze 1862-1863Reprint1973. Ril. in cart. in cof., cm 84x45, pp 47 di t., 100 ripr. di stampe di varie tonalità. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS [Foligno, PG, Italy]
2008-08-28 11:03:54
NY/Boston, 1862. *Price HAS BEEN reduced by 10% until Monday, July 8 (sale item)* volumes 1#1-6; 2#1-6; 3#1-6 13-18; 4#1, 2, 4-6 19, 20, 22-24; 5#1-5 25-29; 6#1-2 31-32; in 5 bindings, library markings, still an exceptionally clean grouping; the lot: . Photos available upon request.
Bookseller: Zubal-Books [Cleveland, OH, U.S.A.]
2008-08-16 23:37:37
MERRILL, Selah (1837 - 1909)
Connecticut, 1862. 6 pages (front and back), 8 x 5 inches, on "Fifth Reg't" (Union Army) letterhead featuring a distinctive fighting dog logo, "Camp Near Hancock" (Connecticut), February 11, 1862. This long and detailed letter to a friend and fellow minister contains much news of Camp Huntington and the men in it, in part: ".You know for a long time Gambling has been practiced in the Reg't. I wrote Col. Ferry a letter in regard to it. Signed it A Lover of Morality. The next day he issued an order prohibiting it.All say they are glad it has been stopped except a few Such as the Johnsons.The best of the joke is no one Knows who set the Ball in motion. I hope you will write when you can. I shall be happy to hear from you." Natural folds; excellent legibility. Near fine condition. Noted archaeologist of biblical sites and highly educated Congregational minister, chaplain to the 49th U.S. Colored Infantry at Vicksburg during the Civil War. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2008-08-14 02:05:48
GOULD, John (1804-1881)
London: Taylor and Francis for the author, [1862]-1873. 5 volumes. Folio. 367 hand-colored lithographs after John Gould, Josef Wolf, and H.C. Richter. Contemporary green morocco gilt, all edges gilt. Provenance: from the library of the Wadsworth Athenaeum, the gift of J. Pierpont Morgan in memory of his father, with an engraved bookplate commemorating the bequest on the front paste-down of each volume. ".the culmination of [his]. genius" (Tree). First edition. Often referred to as the most sumptuous and costly of all British bird books, the plates depict scenes with more sophisticated subjects than Gould's previous works, including nests, chicks and eggs: "I also felt that there was an opportunity of greatly enriching the work by giving figures of the young of many of the species of various genera - a thing hitherto almost entirely neglected by author's, and I feel assured that this infantile age of birdlife will be of much interest for science." (Gould "Preface" to "Introduction", 1873). Initially employed as a taxidermist [he was known as the 'bird-stuffer'] by the Zoological Society, Gould's fascination with birds began in the "late 1820s [when] a collection of birds from the Himalayan mountains arrived at the Society's museum and Gould conceived the idea of publishing a volume of imperial folio sized hand-coloured lithographs of the eighty species, with figures of a hundred birds (A Century of Birds Hitherto Unfigured from the Himalaya Mountains, 1830-32). Gould's friend and mentor N. A. Vigors supplied the text. Elizabeth Gould made the draw … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2008-07-28 20:23:44
Una Sociedad Literaria (Figueras de la Costa, S. / Blanch, Adolfo / Cubero, A. y otros)
I. López Berbagosi, Editor. 1862-1863., Barcelona / Habana. 24 x 16. Pasta española fatigada, con faltas. 848 + 1077 págs. + 61 láms. Cont.: Bicetre; La Ciudadela de Barcelona; La abadía; Las cárceles de Corte y Villa de Madrid; Los plomos de Venecia; Los castillos de If y Ham; Spielberg; El fuerte del Obispo; La Torre de Londres; Minas de Silesia; Santa Pelagia; El Castillejo; Las siete torres; La Inquisición en Sevilla; La Alfajería de Zaragoza.
Bookseller: angeles sancha libros [logroño, LA RI, Spain]
2008-04-02 17:06:13
HALL, Mrs. S.C. (Anna Maria Fielding Hall)
New York: Baker & Godwin, 1862. First American edition, originally published in England in 1847. Original cloth. A little fraying to the cloth at the extremities, else a crisp and near fine copy. The second half of the book is a treatise on life insurance, and a promotional advertisement for the Manhattan Life Insurance Company. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
2008-03-25 16:42:08
EGREMONT MASSACHUSETTS MA 1862 - On offer is an original, superb relic of the Civil War and an incredibly detailed, historical document with a riveting narrative being the journal of William. B. Stark beginning with his enlistment July 21st 1862 until April 13th 1865 when he relates the details of Appomattox and Lee's surrender and the jubilation of the troops. Thusly his entire tour in the Civil War. Stark was from Egremont, Massachusetts near the New York state border in western Massachusetts. Mr. Stark served in the 34th Regiment Infantry Massachusetts Volunteers. This is one of the most detailed writings of one man's service we have ever read. Stark took copious notes and left no details unmentioned from a detailed listing of every battle and engagement, his fellow soldiers, officers, kit and clothing, foods eaten etc., etc. He never fails to mention names and Mr. Stark to history's benefit writes profusely. There is tremendous battle content with detailed explanations of terrain, weather and conditions. He describes the mood of the men, the affect of the conditions and writes very well too. One online source relates the following of this famed company of volunteers: 34th Regiment Infantry Organized at Worcester August 1, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., August 15-17. Attached to Military District of Washington and Alexandria to February, 1863. Tyler's Brigade, District of Alexandria, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, Defenses South of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. Martindale's Command, Garrison of Wash … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts
2008-03-17 12:40:07
Markham, Clements R.
London: Hakluyt, 1862. Book. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. xxiii, 168 pages, spine darkened, small number 29 at top of spine. Important independant source for the conquest of Peru by Francisco Pizarro. Nearly Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Tinakori Books [NZL]
2008-02-20 14:13:21
HUMBERT (Edouard)
Fick, Aubry, et Brockhaus, Genève, Paris, et Leipzig, 1862. In-4 (277 x 183 mm), broché, non coupé, non rogné. Illustré de nombreuses gravures sur bois dont 8 planches hors texte. Tirage à 500 exemplaires (Weigelt, 86). (très bon état malgré quelques défauts, traces de pliures sur le dos, petit trou sur la couverture supérieure, déchirure et petit trou sans manque de texte sur les 5 derniers feuillets et la couverture inférieure, très rares rousseurs légères). // Quarto (277 x 181 cm), softbound, unopened, uncut. Illustrated with numerous wood-engravings including 8 plates. Printing of 500 copies (Weigelt, 86). (very good condition despite some defects, marks of folding on spine, small hole on upper cover, tearing and little hole without loss of text on the 5 last leaves and lower cover, very rare light spots).
Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, depuis 1902 [PARIS, France]
2008-01-04 12:44:02
Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2007-10-19 17:25:40
- One sheet, 7.5" x 12" dated Aug 25th 1862. Written at Camp Phillips, TX, the letter discusses "Moving to Indian Territory soon." [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
2007-10-01 00:02:19
ADAMS, W[ILLIAM]. T[AYLOR. 1822 - 1897]
Boston: Galen James & Co., 1862. 1st volume edition (Jones 016). [2], 454, [2] pp. Illustrated. 12mo. 8-1/4" x 5-3/8". Brown cloth binding with gilt decorated spine (professionally recased). Pale yellow eps. Square & tight. PO name stamp to prelims. A VG+ copy. Item #23080 A relatively early Adams' story [appearing under his own name, not the more recoginzed Oliver Optic] that ran from January through August, and apparently was never published in separate book form.
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, California, US]
2007-09-13 17:56:35
Quebec: Printed at the "Mercury" Office, 1862. First edition. 3 woodcut illustrations by John Henry Walker, the eminent Canadian illustrator and engraver. Pp. 122 including frontispiece and 8 pages of advertisements (dated May 22, 1862, mostly for train or steamboat travel,) in the pagination, folding map (9 1/2 x 5 inches, creased, soiling along outer edge, trimming of lower margin affecting imprint). 1 vols. Sm. 8vo. Salmon Fishing in Quebec. RARE. Contains G. T. Cary's "County Seats on the Shores of the St. Lawrence Round Quebec" and Sir James McPherson LeMoine's "the Legendary Lore of the St. Lawrence." Sir James MacPherson LeMoine (1825-1912) noted Canadian author, published several works on Quebec and the lower St. Lawrence. He is best known for his publication "Maple Leaves" a series of miscellanies published from 1863-1906. The Cary family founded the Quebec "Mercury" in 1805 and it remained in the family for three generations. Not in Lande. Original rose cloth, stamped in blind with all-over wavy pattern, covers with ruled borders, floral cornerpieces, inset cloth label in upper cover with title within gilt ruled border. Some chipping of lower spine, darkening or light discoloration, a few stains on cloth, endpapers browned, else a very good copy with the signature of T. W. Baldwin, Quebec '66.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2007-09-08 07:07:56
Retcliffe, Sir John (d.i. Hermann Goedsche)
Louis Gerschel, Berlin 1862 - 1862-1864. 462 S., 1 Bl., 479, 479, 479 S. 4 Bände in 2 Bänden - die vollständige, in sich abgeschlossene 2. Abteilung. HLeinenbände d. Zeit mit Rückentitel. Einbände gering berieben und leicht bestoßen; Kanten etwas beschabt; vereinzelt gering stockfleckig; erste Bll. der Bände 1 und 3 in der unteren Ecke etwas fingerfleckig. Vollständige Folge der 2. Abteilung von "Villafranca". Für einen Kolportageroman in sehr guter Erhaltung. Kosch/Nagl 1469. 1500 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: AixLibris Antiquariat Klaus Schymiczek
2005-12-28 00:00:00
Richter after Gould
Richter after Gould Andalusian Turnix [Little Button Quail] An original hand-coloured lithograph which has been used as a pattern plate for colouring, for Gould's "Birds of Great Britain", London 1862-73 350 x 243 mm. £470
Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.

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