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        Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. By a F.R.G.S

      London, Tinsley Brothers,, 1863. 2 volumes octavo, original purple-brown pebble-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, triple blind panel to the boards. Folding map as frontispiece to Volume I, plate of the JuJu House as frontispiece to Volume II. Spines a touch sunned, head and tails mildly crumpled, corners just whitening, some light foxing to the first and last few pages, but overall a really superior set. First edition. "Newly married and needing employment, Burton approached the Foreign Office for a consular position, hoping for the post at Damascus. Instead, he was offered the consulship at Fernando Po, a small, unhealthy island in the Bight of Biafra on the west African coast. When he accepted the position on 27 March 1861 he requested to retain his commission in the Bombay army, but he was struck from the list, thereby losing not only his half pay but also any prospect of a pension or sale of his commission, an action about which he always complained bitterly. Burton did not permit Isabel to accompany him to Fernando Po, which he described as 'the very abomination of desolation'. He slipped away from the post at every opportunity for excursions on the African mainland or to meet Isabel in the Canaries or England. Although he loathed Fernando Po, he worked continuously at his writing with Wanderings in West Africa and Abeokuta and the Cameroons Mountains both appearing in 1863" (ODNB). Burton originally intended to issue the book anonymously, and a few copies are known with no name on the spine, but most often they are as here, credited to "R. F. Burton F.R.G.S." on the spine and just "a F.R.G.S." on the title page. This pseudonym "may have been a slap at the Royal Geographical society, for Burton was at odds with the organization's leadership at the time over the matter of the Nile's sources. The acerbic dedication was 'to the true friends of Africa - not the "Philanthropist" or to Exeter Hall'" (Casada).

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        WANDERINGS IN WEST AFRICA From Liverpool to Fernando Po. By a F.R.G.S

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. 2 volumes. First edition. With a folding map in Volume I and frontispiece plate in Volume II. 8vo, finely bound in the best antique full crushed morocco gilt by Birdsall of England, the covers with triple gilt fillet lines at the borders, the spines fully gilt with raised bands gilt decorated, compartments with elaborate panel designs in gilt incorporating corner tools and fillet lines, head and tail of spines gilt decorated, all board edges gilt, turnovers rolled, tooled and ruled in gilt, subtle marbled endleaves, t.e.g., original cloth covers and spine panels bound in at the end of each volume. x, 303; vi, 295 pp. A beautiful and very handsome set produced by one of England&#146;s foremost and collectible binders. Some light aging at the hinges, otherwise a very fine, clean, bright and well preserved copy with virtually no evidence of use. SUCH COPIES, SO HANDSOMELY BOUND AND SIGNED BY IMPORTANT ENGLISH BINDERS ARE EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE. <br> Burton was appointed consul at Fernando Po in 1861 and he used his post to explore the contiguous areas of Nigeria and Sierra Leone, as well as Madeira and Tenerife. Fascinated by the high incidence of European mortality in West Africa, he believed it possible to render the region "not more unhealthy than the East or West Indies."<br> Burton&#146;s publication of the book anonymously as a &#147;Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society&#148; ( F.R.G.S) &#147;may have been a slap at the Royal Geographical Society , for Burton was at odds with the organization&#146;s leadership at the time over the Nile&#146;s sources. The acerbic dedication was &#145;to the true friends of Africa- not the &#147;Philanthropist&#148; or Exeter Hall&#146;.<br> Modern gold-mining in West Africa can be directly linked to this work. &#147;Although it was well known that there was gold on the Gold Coast, nothing was done to develop it, and it was Burton who, in his &#147;Wanderings in West Africa&#148;, drew public attention again to this ancient gold-field.

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        Abeokuta And The Camaroons. An Exploration.

      Tinsley Brothers, London 1863 - 333 & 306 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Mounted frontispiece portrait of Burton, four wood engraved plates and folding lithographic map laid down on linen. A record of two explorations -- to Abeokata, Nigeria's capital and the Camaroon Mountains where he ascended Mt. Victoria -- when Burton was posted as Consul in Fernando Po, a boring, seemingly dead-end position he despised. PENZER 70. Quite scarce in the original cloth, yellow endpapers, light soiling to first few free endpapers and in margins of Burton frontispiece in Vol.I., backstrip extremities nicked, cover panels decorated in blind, backstrips lettered in gilt. Orig. green cloth. Very good. 2 vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kraft und Stoff oder Deutsches Universal-Kochbuch, umfassend die ganze Praxis der Küche sowohl für die feinste Tafel, wie den einfachsten bürgerlichen Hausstand in den sorgfältigsten Unterweisungen und mehreren Tausenden ausgeprüfter Recepte. 2. Auflage.

      Hamburg Richter Berlin Schneider und Wien Brandel & Ewald () 1863 - XII S., S. (3)-1214 (recte 1204), XVI S. Mit einigen Textholzstichen. 8° (20 x 14 cm). Schwarzes Maroquin der Zeit mit Rückentitel, reicher Rücken- und Kantenvergoldung sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Ausgesprochen umfangreiches Kochbuch mit dem Anspruch "Alles aus dem Gebiete der Kochkunst" zu behandeln, "die Raffinements der französischen, die Kraft der englischen, die Schönheiten der italienischen und das gemüthliche Behagen der Deutschen Küche" (Vorwort). Die vorliegende zweite Ausgabe erschien noch im Jahr der Erstausgabe, mit unveränderter Seitenzahl, aber laut Vorwort durchaus mit einigen Ergänzungen. Im separat paginierten Anhang mit mehr als 30 Holzstichabbildungen (Tranchieranweisungen, Schaustücke, Küchengeräte). - Möglicherweise wurde ein Vortitel vor dem Inhalt nicht mitgebunden. Papierbedingt gering gebräunt, sauber. Für ein Kochbuch außergewöhnlich aufwendig und dekorativ gebunden, der Einband von wenigen kleinen Bereibungen abgesehen tadellos erhalten. - Exlibris des Heidelberger Verlgers Carl Winter. *Weiss 443. Sammlung Dittmar 859. - Vgl. Georg 1096. Horn/Arndt 383. 1010 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Herculanum et Pompéi

      Librairie de Firmin Didot Frères, Fils et CIE 1863 - 8 tomes plus de 700 Gravures pleine pages bien expliquées . Les peintures les bronzes les mosaïques, les décorations architecturales, l'amour et les corps momifiés . Très bonnes reliures pour 1863 . REf livre 420 boîte 33 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Boston: James Redpath 1863 - First American edition of this diminutive guide which includes chapters on the rules of the game, terminology, field of play and slang terms used. The text differs from that of the English editions, notably in the use of American spelling. 12mo. iv + 5-48pp. Frontispiece. Original blue wavy-grained cloth, title in gilt lettering to front. Back cover sl soiled.

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      Paris: J. Claye for Noblet & Baudry, . 1863 - Extra lithographic titlepage on india paper, mounted; plus eleven tinted lithographic plates (including large folding panoramic view) by Emile Vernier after Budan. Folio. Original green cloth, stamped in blind, gilt lettering, neatly rebacked. Text somewhat tanned but plates clean. Small old dampstain in upper blank margin of two final plates. Overall very good. In a folding green cloth box, leather label. An important work, with eleven fine plates of Guadeloupe scenes, and with text that covers all aspects of life in Guadeloupe. Views include picturesque sights in the countryside, scenes in the main towns (Moule and l'Anse Bertrand), and a large panoramic view of the town and harbor of Pointe-à- Pietre. Budan was born in Guadeloupe in 1827, and became an accomplished painter of portraits, historical and religious subjects, flowers, and murals. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1863 to 1867 and was responsible for the mural decoration of the chapel of St. Joseph in the cathedral at Pointe-à- Pietre. A rare series of views, and most unusual for being from this period, when the decline in the sugar industry had decreased the number of patrons available for such expensive works. SABIN 8949.

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        SOUTH AMERICAN SKETCHES; On a Visit to Rio de Janeiro, the Organ Mountains, La Plata, and the Paran?.

      Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green., New York: 1863 - 414 pp. First edition, first printing; contemporary half morocco, gilt spine title lettering,[ 20 x 13 cm]; xviii, [i, errata leaf], 414 pp, folding colored map, 5 plates including frontis, four of which are colored lithographs. one in black and white (of Mendoza, Arg.). Binding tight; rubbed; light foxing interior; see additional images provided. The author was a founder and president of the Alpine Club. The author states: "The illustrations, with the exception of that which is taken from an interesting photograph of the ruins of Mendoza after the earthquake, are from rough sketches taken by myself upon the spot, and completed by the kindness of my friends. The map is upon too small a scale compared with the immensity of the country to enter upon much detail, but it is sufficient to give a general notion of the mighty basin of La Plata with the adjoining territories." Pasted on to inside front cover, J. Armstrong-Foster, "Chestwood," near Barnstaple, North Devon, with the date 6th February 1906 handwritten below. ? Borba de Moraes says: The author, a British tourist, first visited Rio on his way to Buenos Aires. He returned to rio later, making excursions into the Serra dos Org?os (Petropolis and Therezopolis), and traveling to Juiz de F?ra. Four of the five colored views relate to Brazil. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia General de la Misiones desde el siglo XIII hasta nuestros días. Viaje pintoresco a las cinco partes del Mundo. ( 4 Vols ) .

      Librería de D. Juan Oliveres 1863 - Barcelona 1863 . 2 tomos en cuatro volúmenes . Obra recomendada por su santidad Pio IX . Encuad : plena pasta española . 708+694pag. 19 x 27,5cms. ilustrado con láminas y mapas en b/n. Tema : Viajes, Misiones , Religión . Libros un poco fatigados con restos de óxido .

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        David Elginbrod

      London: Hurst and Blackett, 1863. - Gothically Romantic NovelIn the Original ClothNot in Sadleir or WolffMACDONALD, George. David Elginbrod. In Three Volumes. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1863.First edition of the author&#146;s first published novel. Three octavo volumes (7 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches; 199 x 125 mm.). viii, 325, [1]; vi, 335, [1]; vi, 398.Original brick red pebble-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spines ruled in gilt and blind and lettered in gilt. A few leaves in gathering N in Volume I poorly opened at top and a few leaves in gathering H in Volume III poorly opened at edge (none affecting any text). The front cover of Volume I shows evidence of a lending library label having once been affixed, and the front and rear pastedowns of Volume III show signs of there once having been a brown paper protective cover. Otherwise, this is as near fine a set as one could ever wish for, with the hinges sound and the gilt lettering on the unfaded spines fresh and bright."[Macdonald] and his family made a home for a time at Hastings on the south coast, where the air was though to be good for his lungs, and there he began to write &#145;a kind of fairy tale in the hope that it will pay me better than the more evidently series work&#146;. This was Phantastes, completed in two months; it was published in Oct. 1848 After three years in Hastings the MacDonalds moved to London MacDonald became Professor of English Literature at Bedford Collecge During this period he was struggling hard to write something as successful as Phantastes, but it was not until 1863 that he completed David Elginbrod, a long, didactic, and gothically romantic novel about a young man who has a career not dissimilar to MacDonald&#146;s own. His former publishers Smith and Elder turned it down, but it was read by Mrs Craik, who persuaded her own publishers Hurst and Blackett to take it on. It proved extremely popular and established MacDonald as a writer" (The Oxford Companion to Children&#146;s Literature)."The character of David Elginbrod was drawn from MacDonald's father; Funkelstein was based on the Polish mesmerist Zamoiski, whom MacDonald met in Hastings; and an Arundel archdeacon who gave him 'agood deal of trouble' was transformed into Appleditch, the grocer Following on from The Portent [which had appeared in The Cornhill but was not yet published], the supernatural is again dealt with. According to Joseph Johnson (George MacDonald, 1906, p. 226) this element was responsible for much of the popular interest in the book. MacDonald experienced great difficulty in getting it published. &#145;Smith, Elder & Co. [who had published his Phantastes but had then refused his first novel, Seekers and Finders&#151;never published and now lost] found David Elginbrod hardly more attractive than Seekers and Finders. Their verdict coincided with every publisher's in London Had it not been for the daughter of a Manchester friend the book might never have been published. [She] asked if she might show it to her friend, Miss Mulock [Dinah Maria Mulock Craik] The authoress of John Halifax, Gentleman at once realised the book's merits, and took it to her own publishers, Hurst and Blackett, and told them they were fools to refuse it Never again had he difficulty in placing a book&#146; (Life, p. 322)" (Shaberman).Three-decker novels were affordable only to circulating libraries from which they were then rented out fortnightly and we have only ever seen this book in the original cloth once before (this copy) when it appeared at auction some twenty years ago (Sotheby&#146;s London, July 10, 1986, lot 96, £320.00, to Maggs).Shaberman, George MacDonald: A Bibliographical Study,14. Not in Sadleir or Wolff. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Iceland: Its Scenes and Sagas

      Smith Elder and Co., London 1863 - 447 pp, 4to (short). Dark brown half leather over marbled boards, with gilt decoration and five raised bands to spine, and marbled endpapers. In VG condition. Lightly edgeworn, corners rubbed/chipped and slightly bumped, small knick to front joint. Approx. 1" strip of marble overlay missing from rear board. Previous owner's name stamp to fep. Endpapers foxed, light foxing/soil from general wear scattered throughout. 1 cm crease to lower corner of approx. 10 pgs. Interior otherwise clean, binding strong. Includes a fold-out map, color frontispiece, and color and b&w plates throughout. "My object in visiting Iceland was twofold. I purposed examining scenes famous in Saga, and filling a portfolio with water-colour sketches." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1863 - DURANTY, [Louis-Emile Edmond]. THEATRE DES MARIONNETTES DU JARDIN DES TUILERIES. Texte et composition des dessins par M. Duranty. Paris: Imprimerie de Dubuisson et Cie., (1863). First edition. Illustrated with 24 hand-colored plates and with 25 color vignette illustrations laid-down on text pages within a printed double-rule border. [2] ff., ii, 387, [3] pp. Quarto, 11 by 7.5 in. (28 x 19 cm), in a modern binding of red cloth- backed marbled boards, with a black morocco spine label, and the original printed paper wrappers bound-in. The text is comprised of a brief introduction followed by the texts of 24 plays performed at the puppet theater in the Tuilieries Garden. Each play is accompanied by a full-page plate and has a vignette illustration laid-down at the head of the first page. The plays and illustrations feature Commedia dell'arte characters such as Polichinelle, Arlequin, Cassandre, Le Gendarme, Le Diable, Columbine, Pierrot, and Le Sorcier. Although this copy lacks the dedication page and has some scattered light foxing throughout, it is otherwise complete and attractive, having bright and lively illustrations, and in very good condition. Edmond Duranty (1833-1880) was an author and influential art critic, being the first to write an insightful analysis of Impressionism in 1876. Initially a champion of Realism, having co-founded the monthly journal Realisme in 1856, and having written several novels in the Realist-Naturalist style in the 1860s, he became a champion of the new Impressionist art after 1863 when Emilie Zola introduced him to Impressionist painters. Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas became good friends, and Degas painted a great portrait of him in 1879. References: Vicaire III: 534. Sorensen, Lee. "Duranty, [Louis-Emile] Edmond Duranty." Dictionary of Art Historians. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand" originale Heliogravure ca.58x34cm (Darstellung/Image size) auf Karton (63x39cm) nach einem Gemälde von Lippay; in der Platte signiert; unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet; Parthenon Wien um 1910

      . [Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand von Österreich (1863 in Graz - 1914 in Sarajevo) war österreichischer Erzherzog und seit 1896 Thronfolger von Österreich-Ungarn. Das Attentat von Sarajevo, bei dem er und seine Frau ums Leben kamen, gilt als Auslöser des Ersten Weltkrieges.] Das großformatige Blatt mit kleineren Kratzspuren und am oberen Rand mit 3,5cm langem alt hinterlegten Randeinriß..

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      Imp. Nacional. Lisboa, 1863 - -75-81. 30 cm. 4 vol.: (I) Parte primeira. Guerra do Roussillon e Cataluña. 1793 a 1795. XXII-256 pág., 2 h., 5 planos, dos a doble página, fuera del texto. (III) Parte terceira. Guerra da peninsula. 462-XXII pág., 1 h., 1 lám. y 4 planos a doble página, fuera del texto. (IV) Parte terceira. Guerra da peninsula. XXVII pág. + de la 463 a 897-XIII pág., 1 h., 1 lám. y 3 planos a doble página, fuera del texto. (V) Parte terceira. Guerra da peninsula. XXXII pág. de 899 a 1254 pág. y 3 h., 7 planos a doble página y 20 facsímiles, fuera del texto (según el índice falta una lámina). (VI) XXIV-511 pág. Parte terceira. Guerra da peninsula. Cinco vol. enc. en media piel, con las encuadernaciones desiguales y el primero con el lomo fatigado, y el último con encuadernación reciente en media piel, conserva la cubierta original. * Presentamos completa esta rara colección sobre las guerras napoleónicas. Historia y política. Historia de España. Història d'Espanya Libros modernos a partir de 1830 portugués

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        Romola, 3 Volume Set, Bayntun Bound

      Smith, Elder and Co, London 1863 - "Romola" by George Eliot. Published by Smith, Elder and Co., London, 1863. First edition. Three 12mo volumes. Half-bound in calf over green cloth covered boards by Bayntun Binders of Bath, England.With raised bands to the spine ends, decorated with gilt. The top fore-edges of all three volumes gilt and with marbled endpapers and paste-downs. The volumes are in very good plus to near fine antiquarian condition. The leather is extremely well preserved with bright gilt embellishments. Minor foxing to the fore-edge of the textblocks as well as the preliminary and terminal pages of each volume. The pages of text are largely clean and bright, with sound binding. A beautiful addition to any personal library. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory # (D2-31) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Log of the "Typhoon"

      Various places [Liverpool, Bombay, Singapore, Manila, etc.], july 30, 1860 - april 26, 1863 - The extreme clipper ship "Typhoon"was built in 1851for the China trade by the firm of Fernald & Pettigrew of Portsmouth, NH. It was first launched in 1851 under the command of Charles H. Salter -- evidently the forbear of Commander James H. Salter, who authored this journal. The "Typhoon" was famous for its speed and power. In a memorable race around the Horn in the summer of 1851, the "Typhoon" defeated the competing clippers, the "Sea Witch", and the "Raven." As the "Typhoon" was sold to a British Company in 1863, this is probably its last journal under an American command. Appropriately, the final entry made by Salter is in Newport Harbor, April 26, 1863 (SHIP'S LOG) Folio. Written in ink on rectos and versos of [58] leaves. Contemporary quarter calf, worn and scuffed, spine defective. Binder's ticket of a Liverpool firm on frost pastedown. A few leaves with pieces excised, with some loss. 3pp. later notes in the hands of members of the Salter family of New Hampshire, ca. 1874 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Printed legal text with triple signature.

      (Schönbrunn), 26. X. 1863. - Folio. 17, (1) pp. With papered seal. Contemporary green half cloth. Law articles concerning the the adoption of the Imperial diplomas of 20 October 1860 and 26 February 1861 into the state legislation of the Grand Pricipality of Transylvania, and about the Basic Law regarding representation within the Empire. The text, printed in three columns and as many languages (In Hungarian, German, and Romanian), is signed by the Emperor three times ("Ferencz József", "Franz Joseph", and "Franciscu Josifu"). With counter-signatures (also in all three languages) by Count Franz Nádasdy, Chancellor of Transylvania, and his consultant, Baron Eugen Freiherr von Friedenfels. - Slight finger-staining in lower corner. Binding rubbed; spine-ends, corners and edges bumped; covers with small defects. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le Parlate D'Amor. Siebel's Romance From Faust. Sung By Mad Didiee & Mad Trebelli

      Chappell, London - THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - In B Flat. Undated [1863]. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Inventory No: 6647010. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Michel Lévy 1863 - - Michel Lévy, Paris 1863, 15x23cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi chagrin sapin, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, ex-libris encollé sur une garde, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à (Louis) de Carné, journaliste et historien dont Flaubert possédait plusieurs ouvrages référencés dans l'inventaire de sa bibliothèque. L'intérêt que portait Flaubert à l'&#156;uvre de Carné n'était toutefois pas bienveillant. On retrouve en effet des notes critiques sur ses articles dans les dossiers de Bouvard et Pécuchet. D'autre part, la parution de Salammbô coïncide avec l'élection controversée de Louis de Carné à l'Académie Française, qualifiée de coup d'état clérical par une partie de l'opinion publique. Elle était en effet le résultat de la fronde organisée par Mgr Dupanloup contre l'autre candidat, Emile Littré, auteur d'une définition matérialiste de l'homme qui déchaîna la fureur des partis religieux et Orléanistes. Flaubert évoque le scandale de cette élection dans une lettre aux Goncourt du 6 mai 1863: "Avez-vous suffisamment vitupéré Sainte-Beuve et engueulé l'Académie à propos de la nomination Carné ?" Bien qu'il précède sans doute légèrement cette élection, cet envoi de Flaubert à Carné est un curieux hommage d'un écrivain accusé naguère "d'offense à la morale publique et à la religion" à un futur représentant du pouvoir religieux au sein même de la prestigieuse Académie. Rare et légères rousseurs sans gravité, bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

      London: William Blackwood and Sons 1863, 1st Edition. () [xxxi] 658 + 34pp catalogue at rear. Very good. Octavo. Publisher&#39;s brown cloth; gilt vignette to front board. Spine title in gilt; joints professionally restored, corners lightly rubbed. Some light foxing to endpapers. Engraved portrait frontis; 24 engraved plates with further illustrations in text, 2 maps (1 in rear pocket). Beautifully illustrated; interior bright and clean. A landmark work in the body of African exploration literature. Speke&#39;s second expedition to find the source of the Nile, thought to be at Victoria Nyanza, was the source of much controversy upon his return to England. It was in fact Stanley who was able to prove the existence of 2 sources for the river, one at Victoria Nyanza and the other at the Lakes Edward and Albert. Speke&#39;s journey is characterized as having "added lustre to the Great Victorian Age" (Sykes 235).

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        Série : [Exceptionnel recueil suivi de 13 volumes de circulaires des Supérieurs de la Société de Marie de 1834 à 1971, présentant sur plus de 130 années les orientations spirituelles et tous les développements de l'Oeuvre marianiste dans le monde : Europe, Etats-Unis, Japon. ] Circulaires du Père Chaminade (extrait) - Circulaires du Père Caillet (1846-1868) - Du Père Chevaux 1868-1875 - Du Père Demangeon Vicaire Général (1875-1876) - Du Père Simler (1876 - 1904) - Du Père Hiss (1905 - 1922) - Du Père Sorret (1923 - 1933) - Du Père Kieffer (1934-1940) - Du Frère Jung Vicaire Général (1940 - 1946) - Du Père Juergens (1946-1956) - Du Père Hoffer (1956-1971)

      1863 - 13 vol. (avec anciennes cotes de bibliothèques et parfois d'anciens cachets) ainsi composés : 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile mauve (Circulaires du Père Chaminade (extrait) et Circulaires du Père Caillet jusqu'en 1863, Gauthier Frères, Lons-Le-Saunier, 1863) ; 1 vol. in-4 relié demi-percaline verte, (Circulaires du Père Caillet jusqu'en 1868 et 3 premières circulaires du Père Chevaux, avec divers tableaux très complets du personnel des établissement en 1860) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire, (Circulaires du Père Chevaux 1868-1875 - du Père Demangeon Vicaire Général (1875-1876) et premières circulaires du Père Simler (1876 - 1879) ; 2 vol. in-8 dont 1 vol. relié demi-basane noire et 1 vol. relié demi-toile noire (Circulaires du Père Simler 1876-1904 sauf 2 circulaires) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire (Circulaire du Père Hiss (1905 - 1922)) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire (Circulaires du Père Sorret (1923 - 1933)) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-percaline bleue (Circulaires du Père Kieffer (1934-1940)) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-percaline bleue (Circulaires du Frère Jung Vicaire Général (1940 - 1946)) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire (Circulaires du Père Juergens (1946-1956)) ; 3 vol. in-8 relié demi-percaline verte (Circulaires du Père Hoffer (1956-1971)) Cet ensemble remarquable présente les développements de la Société de Marie dans le monde entier. Ainsi, pour les Etats-Unis, on suit les développements des établissements de "Nazareth" à Dayton (Ohio), fondée en 1849, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Sanduski, Pittsburg, San Antonio (Texas) (depuis 1852), la fondation à Hawaï (Iles Sandwich) en 1883 ; on peut y suivre tous les développements de l'Oeuvre marianiste, dont leurs missions en Chine et au Japon, avec la longue (76 pages) et passionnante circulaire n° 47 du Père Simler (consacré à la "Fondation à Tôkyô" du 19 mai 1888 ; le père Simler y relate tout le détail de son voyage de fondation et de son installation au Japon, avec ses jugements sur la société japonaise et son système éducatif). On trouve d'autres circulaires du plus haut intérêt telle la fondation de la mission à Hawaï (1883, circulaire n° 28 du Père Simler) et l'importante "Notice historique" du même retraçant l'origine des missions les plus anciennes. Entre 1900 et 1945, les circulaires se recentrent plus sur l'organisation générale de la Société de Marie (les développements sur les missions étant plus spécifiquement traités dans la revue "l'Apôtre de Marie"), puis après la guerre, elles évoquent à nouveau plus précisément les développements missionnaires. On lira par exemple avec grand profit la circulaire n°6 du Père Juergens (1948) relative à sa visite au Japon, 2 ans après la fin des hostilités, avec le compte-rendu de sa visite à l'Empereur, une présentation de l'état physique et moral du Japon et le détail des visites à Tokyo (Gyosei Chu Gakko et Akebono Gaku), Nagasaki (Kaisei Chu-Gakko), Urakami (Nagasaki), Osaka (Meisei Chu-Gakko), Fukuoka (Taisei Chu-Gakko), Sapporo (Kosei Chu-Gakko)n Gora (Park Hotel), Jindai Mura (Shudoin), Kioyose Mura (Kiyoto Gakunen), ou encore la circulaire n° 23 de 1953, du Père Juergens, relatant sa visite aux missions d'Amérique : Honolulu, Waikuku, San Francisco, Alameda, Gardena, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, San Antonio, Victoria et Sommerset (Texas), Kirkwood, Glencoe, Clayton, Saint Louis, Belleville, Chicago, Milwaukee, Galesville, Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Fairborn, Covington et Hamilton dans l'Ohio, Pittsburgh et Philadelphie (Pennsylvanie), Marcy, Beacon Brooklyn, Mineola et Tockaway Park (New York), Baltimore et Washington, San Juan et Ponce (Puerto Rico), S. Boniface et S. Anselme et Levis au Québec, Lima, Callao, Chaclayo et Chupaca au Pérou, etc., ou encore la circulaire n° 25, de 1963, du Père Hoffer relative à sa visite des missions en Afrique : Côte d'Ivoire, Togo, Nigéria, Congo, etc. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - With map and portraits, and numerous illustrations chiefly from drawings by Captain Grant. Pp xxxii+658+[34](publisher's catalogue), engrved frontispiece portrait plus 25 plates, numerous text illustrations, 2 coloured maps (1 multi-folding, in pocket at end), appendix; rebound in 20th century half dark brown leather, the spine lettered and ruled in gilt and decorated in blind, brown buckram boards, lower board a trifle flecked, the spine faintly rubbed; uncut; later endpapers; early inked ownership inscription at head of Chapter I, a few leaves carelessly opened, a couple of light water stains, scattered light foxing, creasing, and soiling; William Blackwood, Edinburgh, 1863. First edition. *Speke's own account of his third and final African expedition, 'avowedly for the purpose of establishing the truth of my assertion that the Victoria N'yanza, which I discovered on the 30th July 1858, would eventually prove to be the source of the Nile' [p. 1]. In 1860 Speke travelled from Zanzibar to Lake Victoria, discovered the Ripon Falls, then sailed down the Nile and travelled to Gondokoro and Khartoum, where he sent his famous telegram to London stating 'The Nile is settled'.

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        Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

      Edinburgh.: Blackwood and Sons.. 1st Edition.. 1863.. Full page colour map, folding map in rear pocket with outline colour, black and white engravings, xxxi + 658pp, appendix, book catalogue bound in at end, marginal tear one leaf, portrait frontis and title page some foxing, light occasional foxing throughout including map in rear pocket, some tiny holes at folds of folding map which have been professionally repaired. Rebound, original back strip and pictorial cloth from upper cover laid down. Some wear to original cloth of upper cover but pictorial gilt intact, new endpapers. .

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        Masterpieces of the International Exhibition 1862 (3 Volumes Complete | The Great London Exposition (World's Fair))

      Day & Son, London 1863 - FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes complete. 301 lithographic plates (most of them chromolithographs). This set has the extra 300a color plate. RARE Period half black morocco leather with gilt tooled compartmented design to spine raised bands. Pebbled brown cloth boards, all edges gilt. No previous owner's names, not exlibrary. Overall in VERY GOOD PLUS condition. Volume 1: Chromolitho [1 (title-page)], [1 (title-page)], [xx], 100 chromolitho plates with accompanying text; Volume 2: chromlitho [1 (title-page)], [1 (title-page)], [i], 100 chromolitho plates with accompanying text; Volume 3: chromolitho [1 (title-page)], [1 (title-page)], [ii], 101 chromolitho plates with accompanying text. Overall in VERY GOOD condition. Magnificently produced chromolitho record of the 1862 Exhibition, in which Waring took a prominent part as organiser of the architectural, glass, earthenware, furniture, jewelry and goldsmith's work exhibits. Waring himself wrote the English text: a French translation accompanies it; and the chromolithography was supervised by W.R. Tymms and executed by Tymms, Albert Warren and G. MacCulloch. The International Exhibition of 1862, or Great London Exposition, was a world's fair. It was held from May 1 to November 1, 1862, beside the gardens of the Royal Horticultural Society, South Kensington, London, England, on a site that now houses museums including the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum (London). The exposition was sponsored by the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Trade, and featured over 28,000 exhibitors from 36 countries, representing a wide range of industry, technology, and the arts. All told, it attracted about 6.1 million visitors. Receipts (£459,632) were slightly above cost (£458,842), leaving a total profit of £790. It was housed on 23 acres (9 hectares) of land, within a special building designed by Captain Francis Fowke (1823-1865) and built by Charles and Thomas Lucas and Sir John Kelk at a cost of £300,000 covered by profits from the Great Exhibition of 1851. The building consisted of a main structure with two adjoining wings set at right angles for machinery and agricultural equipment; the wings were demolished after the Exhibition. Its main facade along Cromwell Road was 1152 feet (351 m) in length, and ornamented by two crystal domes, each of which was 260 feet (79 m) high. Although they were then the two largest domes in the world, their effect was distinctly unimpressive, and they were derided as "colossal soup bowls" and "a national disgrace." The building as a whole was termed "a wretched shed" by The Art Journal. Exhibitions included such large pieces of machinery as parts of Charles Babbage's analytical engine, cotton mills, and maritime engines by the firm of Henry Maudslay, as well as a range of smaller goods including fabrics, rugs, sculptures, furniture, plates, silver and glass wares, and wallpaper. The exposition also introduced the use of caoutchouc for rubber production and the Bessemer process for steel manufacture. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia illustrata della vita di Garibaldi per Antonio Balbiani

      Paolo Inversini, Milano 1863 - In 8°(26,5x19,5); pp. 6,718, (2). Legatura in mezza pelle marrone con titolo e dorature al dorso. Notevole apparato iconografico costituito da n.43 Litografie comprensive del frontespizio (Lit. Baroffio-Conti su disegni Chiarella). Testo in bella cornice tipografica. Tavole litografiche ben conservate, carte sane e pressochè assenti da macchie, sui piatti segni di usura, intervento di restauro conservativo sulla legatura che ora si presenta solida.

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        The Alpine Journal: A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. (Vol. 1 January 1863 - Volume 105 2000). With Indexes for: Volumes 1-15 (Half-Leather); Volumes 116-38 (Brown Cloth); Volumes 39-58 (Orange Cloth); Volumes 59-73 in Green Cloth and Volumes 69-87 (In Wrappers)

      London: Alpine Club 1863-2000. () Good to very good. Octavo set. First 20 volumes in half green leather and marbled boards with matching endpapers, and gilt top edge with minor wear to extremities and a few volumes with slightly mottled boards from damp, volume 20 with heavy water damage, faded spine and wrinkled pages. Volumes 21-57 (1901-1950) in gilt orange cloth with some light wear to extremities and a number of volumes with hinges repaired with brown cloth tape; volumes 58-92 in original green cloth (with dust jackets for the years 1969-71,73,74,83-87), except for the year 1982 in softcover. Volumes 93 1988 / 89 - 105 2000 in blue cloth and dust jackets. Altogether an attractive set, rare to find such a complete run. N.B. Because this is a multiple volume set please inquire re shipping charges to your particular mailing address (actual shipping rates charged. Neate J29. Includes Alpine Centenary 1857-1957 (Part of Vol. 62).

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        Hvorledes Dagen gaaer for Lille Lise, fortalt af en Fader.

      1863 1863 - Kbhvn. [1863]. Illustr. af Lorenz Frølich. 20 s. Orig. kart. med lærredsryg. Bindet lidt skjoldet. Illustr. by Lorenz Frølich. Publisher's clothbacked boards. Binding slightly stained. + ERNST VON DER RECKE. Hvorledes Dagen gaar for Lille Lise. Vers. Kbhvn. 1889. Illustr. med tegninger i farver af L. Frølich. 23 s. Orig. kart. med lærredsryg. Illustr. in colour by L. Frølich. Publisher's clothbacked boards. * Frölich lived in Paris 1851-75 and published more than 100 childrens books, mostly published in Strassburg and known as the Lili and Bébé books with text by P.J. Stahl. At the time most French childrens books were called "Un Frölich". "Hvorledes Dagen gaar for Lille Lise" were published uncoloured in the French first edition in 1862 and the year after in a Danish version, also printed in Strassburg. This edition was also without colours. The models for Lise in the editions from 1862 and 1863 is Frölich's own daughter from his first marriage with Charlotta in de Betou. Frölich was married twice and in the second marriage with Benedicte Ulfsparre Treschouw from Brahesborg he had 2 boys and a daughter who is supposed to model for this totally revised edition, with new drawings, now in colour lithographs and with text by Ernst von der Recke. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Exploration.--British North America. The Journals, Detailed Reports, and Observations relative to the Exploration, by Captain Palliser, of that portion of British North America, which, in latitude, lies between the British boundary line and the height of land or watershed of the northern or frozen ocean respectively, and in longitude, between the western shore of Lake Superior and the Pacific Ocean during the years 1857, 1858, 1859, and 1860. Presented to both houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 19th May, 1863

      Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, for H.M. Stationery Office, London 1863 - Original wrappers, rebacked to style. Housed in a blue chemise and morocco backed box. Provenance: George Gibbs (1816-1873, signature on upper wrapper, and final free endpaper, two inscriptions) Rare: the most extensive of the British Parliamentary blue books published as a record of this important official expedition, with an appropriate provenance. In this work are published the journals of Palliser and his companions, togther with their findings made during the expedition along the Canadian side of the 49th parallel: "an expedition which demonstrated to American expansionists the interest of the imperial [British] government in the west" (Irene Spry). George Gibbs, a Harvard graduate, was an ethnologist, linguist and acknowledged expert on the language and culture of the Indians of the Pacific Northwest. The lure of gold drew Gibbs to the west in 1848, where he was eventually appointed Collector of the Port of Astoria, Oregon Territory. He subsequently served on two of the most important of the US surveys: from 1853 to 1855 he worked as a geologist and ethnologist on the Isaac Stevens Pacific Railroad Survey of the 47th and 49th parallels. From 1857 to 1862, Gibbs served as geologist and interpreter on the Northwest Boundary Survey. He then moved to Washington, D.C., where, under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution, he undertook studies of Indian languages. The present work has been signed on the cover by Gibbs and has had two 'aide-memoire' notes added by him concerning an area where he had travelled and recorded the geology, and identifying the sections in the report which dealt with Native American languages. John Palliser, a prominent Irish landowner, led this important expedition, the main published results of which were a series of four reports, of which the present is by far the most extensive. These reports "provided the first comprehensive, careful, and impartial observations to be published about the southern prairies and Rocky Mountains in what is now Canada. An essential source of information for the precursors of settlement, such as the North-West Mounted Police, the boundary surveyors, railway planners (notably Sir Sandford Fleming), and other travellers, they are still useful. They added considerably to geographical knowledge of the region, and established that an extensive "fertile belt," well suited for stock-raising and cultivation, bordered the semi-arid prairie land of the south which is today known as "Palliser's Triangle." They emphasized the difficulty and expense of any possible route from Fort William (Thunder Bay, Ont.) to Red River, the old NWC canoe route. Settlers with cattle would prefer the much easier route through the United States; only mineral discoveries would provide economic justification for a route north of the border. They concluded that, though a railway might be built through the Rockies by one or other of the passes examined by the expedition, the cost of pushing road or rail through to the Pacific by any route entirely within British territory would be prohibitive. They urged the importance of providing for the future of the Indian inhabitants of the west before the buffalo disappeared and settlers began to flood into the country. The expedition had itself managed to avoid any serious clash with the plains Indians, but foresaw danger when settlement began." (Irene M. Spry, writing for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online ). Graff 3167; Lowther 208; Peel 238; Sabin 58331; Streeter sale 3728; Wagner-Camp 338:3; Wheat Transmississippi West 5: pp.36-7, 83-5. (13 x 8 1/4 inches). 9 pp. of geological profiles. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Histoire de Berry. Réimprimé par la Revue du Berry, d?après l?édition de François Toubeau, de 1689. 3 Volumes.

      A. Jollet, Bourges, 1863 - 301 + 606 + 279pages, Dos à nerfs, titre, auteur et tomaisons dorés, plats papier marbré. Bel exemplaire.

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        Laws of the Congregation of the Great Synagogue, Duke's Place, London. Revised and enacted A.M. 5623. 1863. London: Printed by J. Wertheimer and Co., Circus Place, Finsbury Circus. 5623 1863

      J. Wertheimer and Co., London 1863 - BK237. Laws of the Congregation of the Great Synagogue, Duke's Place, London. Revised and enacted A.M. 5623. 1863. London: Printed by J. Wertheimer and Co., Circus Place, Finsbury Circus. 5623 1863 XX + 72 pages. SCANS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Beautiful red original binding with embossed gilt lettering on front board A printed slip of paper amending laws 181 etc. is pasted onto the bottom half of page 45, thereby covering some material underneath but making this book more valuable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il giro del Mondo - Giornale di viaggi geografia e costumi

      Charton & Treves 1863-1880 - Il Giro del mondo - Giornale di viaggi, geografia e costumi diretto da Edoardo Charton ed Emilio Treves e illustrato dai più celebri artisti - Milano Charton & Treves 1863 - 1880. In 4°, 32 volumi, tela coeva, titolo in oro al dorso, molto ben illustrato nel testo da numerose figure incise su legno, e con carte geografiche. Celebre raccolta contenente (a puntate) opere di viaggi di importanti autori, in Europa, Asia, Africa, America Settentrionale, America Meridionale e Centrale, presentate nella loro integrità, e con rubriche di viaggi generali, riviste, biografie. Tutto il pubblicato in 32 volumi, dall'1 ottobre 1863 (anno I n. 1) al 30 dicembre 1880. La raccolta è composta di primi 20 volumi (2 per anno) che chiudono la prima serie il 26 novembre 1874; di ulteriori 12 volumi (2 per anno) della "Nuova Serie" che inizia il 3 dicembre 1874 e termina il 30 dicembre 1880. La rivista cessò la pubblicazione dal 26 agosto 1870 al 2 agosto 1871 per cui il volume XIV contiene il II° semestre 1870-1871. Nella raccolta (volume VIII.II semestre 1878) figura, in contemporanea con l'edizione originale inglese, la traduzione dell'importante opera di Stanley " Attraveso il Continente Nero, ossia le sorgenti del Nilo 1847-1877. Questo esemplare possiede anche tutte le copertine originali gialle, interessanti perchè contengono testi di geografia, dal n. 70 (1865) alla fine della raccolta (n.44 1880). Mancano solo le prime 69 copertine (per inizio editoriale dal n. 70 con la relativa copertina gialla). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Macmillan, London 1863 - [viii], 350p, [i, ads]. Bound with half-title, lacking the l'envoi leaf. With two illustrations by J. Noel Paton. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere in half dark green crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and stylized floral panel ornaments. Original cloth upper cover bound in rear. Housed in cloth clamshell box Laid in is an autograph letter signed by Charles Kingsley dated 1869 on letterhead embossed "Ebersley Rectory, Winchfield" reminding a parishioner of an overdue title. Crease to title-page, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby / by the Rev. Charles Kingsley ; with two illustrations by J. Noel Paton, R.S.A.

      London ; Cambridge : Macmillan and Co. 1863 - Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. 1 Kg. 350 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE WATER BABIES. A Fairy tale for a Land Baby

      Macmillan and Co. London.,1863. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo.(8.1 x 6.4 inches). Second state, without with the L'Envoi leaf. Two full page illustrations by Noel Paton. Some occasional light foxing to a few pages, mostly to the margins. Finely bound in early twentieth century calf leather binding by Riviere. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Tan cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Overall a near fine, highly attractive copy of this Victorian classic.:

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        The Water Babies - A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

      Macmillan & Co, 1863, London - [viii], 350 pp. including half title and the L'envoi leaf. Recently respined. A full calf by Zaehnsdorf with gilt spine chipped at extremities. Original covers have been bound in at the rear, but from the Linley Sambourne edition (?). Overall a pleasing copy of this first appearence of this classic tale.

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        The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby / by the Rev. Charles Kingsley ; with two illustrations by J. Noel Paton, R.S.A.

      London ; Cambridge : Macmillan and Co. 1863 - Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. 1 Kg. 350 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Water Babies (with L'envoi leaf)

      Macmillan, London 1863 - Later blue full-leather binding, thin gilt border, Bayntun of Bath, marbled end-papers, gilt page edges, original binding bound into the back of the book. (See photos.) Has the L'envoi poem, after the dedications page. The original front cover, spine, and back cover cloth occupy the last few pages of the book, after the page advertising The Fairy Book. Bund (sic) by Bayntun (Riviere), Bath, England, printed in very small letters in top left corner on reverse of front end-paper. Spine faded, back cover a little scratched, and superficial marks to front cover. Light foxing appears, to a greater or lesser degree, thoroughout the book. Any enquiries welcome. Extra postage costs will be needed to cover insurance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Samson Low, Son, & Co.,. 1863. Octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-291 [292: blank]; [1-4] [1] 2-300,. original decorated brown cloth, front panels stamped in black, spine panels stamped in gold, rear panels stamped in blind, yellow coated endpapers with publisher&#39;s ads.. Old college gift bookplates on front paste-downs, small circular. blind stamp of W. H. Smith & Son Library on front free endpaper of. volume one, early private owner&#39;s signature at top of each title. page. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, light wear with. slight loss of cloth at upper spine end of volume one, faint traces. of removal of small spine labels, foxing to first and last few leaves. of each volume, a solid, bright, very good copy. (#79702). First edition. Secondary binding of brown decorated cloth without the frontispiece inserted in earlier copies. Literary miscellany of articles and stories first published in HOUSEHOLD WORDS and in the earlier volumes of ALL THE YEAR ROUND, which includes three crime stories and two supernatural tales: "Memoirs of an Adopted Son" (a.k.a. "A Case Worth Looking At") and "My Black Mirror" (a.k.a. "A Fragment of Personal Experience"). Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 141. Hubin (1994), p. 180. Sadleir 599. Wolff 1369.

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        My Miscellanies, 2 Volumes

      Sampson & Low, London 1863 - A collection of stories, with revisions, from Household Words and All the Year Round. Secondary binding of brown decorated cloth without the frontispiece inserted in earlier copies,brown cloth stamped in black to cvrs, with gilt to spine, rear panels stamped in blind. Uniform condition. Each Volume is clean, very slightest extremity rubs, yellow eps blind stamped W.H.Smith Library; stamped name to head of title page. Clean tight copies. Nice pair. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        My Miscellanies.

      London: Sampson Low Son & Co 1863 - First edition, 8vo., 2 vols., with publisher's catalogues at end of both volumes, bound by Stikeman & Co. in brown half morocco ruled in gilt over marbled boards, spines ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, on the whole internally clean, a fine set. Sadleir 599; Parrish, pp. 51-53; Wolff 1369. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1863 - Argamasilla de alba; Imprenta de Don Manuel Rivadeneyra, 1863. 4 vols. 8º menor (15 cm.) Notas: El editor advierte que esta edición se imprimió en la casa que, según fama, estuvo preso Cervantes, y que empezaron los trabajos en 23 Octubre 1862 y se terminaron en 8 de febrero. La tirada fue de 1800 ejemplares en papel satinado y 200 en papel superior. Codiciado por los bibliófilos y los coleccionistas. Este ejemplar es de la tirada de 200 ejemplares en papel superior muy raro de encontrar .

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