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        The Pictorial National Comprehensive Family Bible

      Glasgow and London - W. R. M'Phun, 1863. Glasgow and London - W. R. M'Phun, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Pictorial National Comprehensive Family Bible with the commentaries of Scott and Henry together with A Concise Biblical Cyclopaedia and The Psalms of David in Metre. Profusely embellished with coloured maps and pictorial illustrations, many of them in chromo-lithography taken on the spot by Lieut. -Col. T. W. Ogilvy M'Niven. Three volumes bound in one. The commentaries are condensed and the whole is edited by Rev. John Eadie (1810- 1876), a Scottishtheologian and biblical critic. His publications were connected with biblical criticism and interpretation, some of them being for popular use and others more strictly scientific. To the former class belong the Biblical Cyclopaedia, his edition of Alexander Cruden's Concordance, his Early Oriental History, and his discourses on the Divine Love and on Paul the Preacher; to the latter his commentaries on the Greek text of St Paul's epistles to the Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians and Galatians, published at intervals in four volumes. To reara Concise Biblical Cyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Sacred Biography, Natural History, Ancient Geography, Eastern Antiquities, and Theology. Followed by The Psalms of David in Metre: Translated and Diligently Compared with the Original Text and Former Translationswhich are more plain, smooth, and agreeable to the text than any heretofore. Allowed by the Authority of the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland, and appointed to be sung in congregations and families. With a family register tipped-in to front free endpaper and two certificates insertedfrom Lancashire and Cheshire Band of Hope and Temperance Union dated 1909 and The Church of EnglandTemperance Society, Manchester Diocese, dated 1910. Condition: In a decorative calf binding. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities and marks to boards. Joints starting. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight scattered foxing predominantly to plates and handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature

      London Williams & Norgate 1863. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and lightly soiled. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland First Edition First Issue Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 159pp, + 8pp catalogue. Numerous b/w plates and vignettes. Catalogue dated February 1863.

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        The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale For A Land Baby

      Macmillan and Co., London 1863 - With two illustrations by J. Noel Paton. 8vo. Bound c.1995 by Bayntun-Riviere in full dark green morocco, the covers with a gilt fillet border enclosing a decorative gilt block of fish in a lily pond, the spine lettered and dated in gilt with one line panels, floral centre tools and tooled bands, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Black Angel: A Tale of the American Civil War

      44, Paternoster Row. London.: David Bryce and Son VG, 1st ed. In contemporary half morocco, red marbled endpapers, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, titles and tooling in gilt, some wear to edges. Internally, faint ink name to fpd, pencil name and bookseller embossed stamp to fep, [3], (iv-only), [1], 2-404 pp, advert to base line, not dated but c1863. One of the first English written crime stories. Very Rare. This title was also published by Ward Y Lock in 1863 & 1871, all uncommon. Hayward, who had spent tile in Jail, wrote in excess of 40 novels in a short life span, his first being Hunted to Death followed by this. No copies held by UK institutions.

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        Karl von Rotteck's Allgemeine Geschichte vom Anfang der historischen Kenntniss bis auf unsere Zeiten. Für denkende Geschichtsfreunde bearbeitet von Karl von Rotteck. Zweite Volksausgabe in elf Bänden. Fortgesetzt bis auf unsere Tage. Mit 24 Stahlstichen, dem Portrait Rotteck's und vielen synchronistischen Tabellen. Hier: 11 Bände in 7 Büchern (= komplett).

      Braunschweig, Westermann. 1863.. 15te Original-Ausgabe. Dritter unveränderter Stereotyp-Abdruck. Kl.8°. [12,5 : 17,5 cm]. 324, XX/338, 180, 288, 336, 280, 332, 364, 521, 580, 692 Seiten. Mit einem umfangreichen Namen- und Sachregister. Frakturdruck. Marmorierte Halblederbände mit dezenter Rückenvergoldung und marmoriertem Ganzschnitt. (Deckel partiell beschabt, Ecken gering bestossen, meist aufgerieben. Rücken von Band 9 angeplatzt. Anfangsblätter weniger Bücher partiell und gering fleckig, innen vereinzelt leicht randfleckig). - Ansonsten gut erhaltene, ordentliche Exemplare ohne Eintragungen.. - Stahlstich-Motive: Carl von Rotteck / Moses / Lycurg / Pericles / Hannibal / Thuenelda / Zerstörung Jerusalems / Muhameds Flucht / Attila / Wittekind / Zweiter Kreutzzug / Guttenberg / Rudolf von Habsburg / Gustav Adolph / Luther / Washington / Karl XII. / Maria Theresia / Napoleon / Erstürmung der Bastille / Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig / Louis Philippe / Riego / Napoleon III. / Lamartine (= komplett).

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        Diccionario Estadístico Municipal de España. Comprende todos los ayuntamientos, número de pueblos que les están agregados, el de los vecinos y almas de aquellos, la capital de la provincia a que pertenecen, la estafeta o cartería por donde reciben su correspondencia, hora de la llegada del correo a las capitales de provincia, baños minerales que tienen en su término, y los distritos electorales, partidos judiciales, Audiencias y Capitanías generales a que corresponde.

      - Madrid, Imprenta Nacional, 1863, 23,5 x 15,5 cm., plena piel marroquín, escudo estampado en oro en ambas tapas, doble filete dorado, lomo con nervos y adornos, cantos, contracantos y cortes dorados, 659 págs. + 1 h. (Perdida de oro en el pie del lomo).

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        The Comic History of Rome

      London - Bradbury and Evans, 1863. London - Bradbury and Evans, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A finely bound edition of a Beckett's humorous A Comic History of Rome wonderfully illustrated by John Leech, with the addition of the engraved plates having been beautifully handcoloured. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Dated from COPAC. With Ten Handcoloured Engravings by John Leech, collated complete, and withnumerous in-text illustrations. John Leech, 1817-1864, was a humorous artist and illustrator, most famous for his work with Punch. Gilbert Abbott a Beckett, 1811-1856, was a comic writer and police magistrate, who also wrote for Punch. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and fading to the spine. Internally the pages andplateshave slight browning and foxing. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect

      London - John Russell Smith, 1863. London - John Russell Smith, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A poetical anthology on rural life in Dorset. Written in Dorset dialect. Second edition of the second collection. With the publishers' original catalogue to the rear. Condition: Rebacked in embellished cloth binding, with the original boards and handwritten spine label. A somewhat amateur but sound affair. Externally, lightly rubbed, with some fading and bumping to the original boards. Some straining to the front hinge due to slightly too tight binding. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, although with the odd handling mark. Suffolk Institute of Archaeology bookplate to the front pastedown and ink stamps to the first few leaves. Some scattered blind stamps. Overall: GOOD..

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        Monograph on the Aye-Aye. (Chriomys madagascariensis, Cuvier)

      London: Printed by Taylor and Francis, 1863. . London: Printed by Taylor and Francis, 1863. . First edition, 4to, (ii), 72 pp. 14 plates, 3 folding. Inscribed on the fly leaf verso from the author to Dr. [Otto] Torell, a Swedish naturalist and geologist, later signature to fly leaf recto. Original green cloth, rebacked retaining most of the original backstrip, spine and top edge slightly sunned.

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        Idylls of the King; A Welcome

      1863- London - Edward Moxton & Co., 1862. 1863- London - Edward Moxton & Co., 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A handsomely bound copy of two of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poetical works. Contains The Idylls of the King andA Welcome, each with their own title page, dated 1862 and 1863 respectively. The first edition, first issue, of A Welcome, as indicated by the solid diamond in the line ornament. It is really rather unusual to find this short 4 page leaflet in a binding of any sort. Condition: In a full tooled calf binding. Externally, generally smart with light rubbing and minor wear to the spine and extremities. Hinges slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED, a lovely copy..

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        Autograph Letter (unsigned)

      According to Earl B. McElfresh, author of "Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War," Paine was "One of the finest topographical engineers in the Union Army of the Potomac... A hardworking, unassuming staff officer... When Meade made his perilous night ride from Taneytown, Maryland, to the Gettysburg battlefield on July 1, 1863, it was Paine who led the way." Superb content AL (unsigned), 4pp, 5" X 8", Head Quarters Army of the Potomac, 1864 March 10. Addressed to "Friend Powell" (George May Powell, 1835-1905, Treasury Department statistician, entrepreneur, inventory, evangelist, philanthropist, social reformer, cartographer, etc.). Near fine. Delightful letter acknowledging receipt of photographs, commenting: "They arrived during my absence on a cavalry raid. ...I came very near going with Col. Dahlgren. I had made every arrangement to go, but received an order to guide the 6th Corps to Madison Court House so that I was absent when he started. Gen Custer coming through Madison Court House on his raid I joined him and as it now proves was on the most successful branch of the movements. Col. Dahlgren was one of my most intimate friends here. He made out the plan relating to the time and distances in my tent. When he mentioned Sunday as the day for starting I mentioned my views upon that point. He said he agreed with me in relation to the duty of keeping the Sabbath but said that time must not be lost and Sunday was mentioned as the earliest time they could leave He said in the same connection that he never undertook any such enterprise without asking God's blessing." Ulric Dahlgren (1842-64), son of Admiral John Dahlgren, was the youngest colonel in the U.S. Army and was killed in a March 2nd raid to liberate Union troops from Libby Prison and Belle Isle near Richmond -- bringing about the controversial "Dahlgren Affair," for on his body were discovered documents ordering him to assassinate Jefferson Davis and his cabinet. Discussing the presidential campaign, Paine notes: "I do hope there will be no split in the Presidential campaign. I do not believe the Republicans can bring a stronger candidate than Prest Lincoln. I think Fremont would not stand the ghost of a chance for an election though I think he would make a good president." Paine also expresses strong views about "the dancing question" -- "Abstractly, dancing is not improper, and if one is sure that no encouragement is given to those forms, times and places of dancing that are objectionable, by indulging in that which is unobjectionable in itself I can see no possibility of harm, and nothing improper in it. There are many paths from virtue to vice besides going right over a precipice. One of them is the dancing hall which inclines down words at quite an angle and many have in the bewilderment of the dance found themselves at the lower end before they were aware of it. The dividing line between morality and immorality, between virtue and vice is like the equatorial or other lines on the earths surface, not seen marked across our path but it requires careful observation to know just when we cross. It is best to keep as clear as possible of this boundary line." And there ends, unsigned, this fascinating letter, rare and unusual.

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        Gedruckter Gesetzestext mit dreifacher eigenh. U.

      (Schönbrunn), 26. X. 1863.. 17, (1) SS. Mit papiergedecktem Siegel. Grüner Halbleinenband der Zeit. Folio.. Gesetzesartikel über die Aufnahme der beiden kaiserlichen Diplome vom 20. Oktober 1860 und vom 26. Februar 1861 in die Landesgesetze des Großfürstentums Siebenbürgen sowie um das Grundgesetz über die Reichsvertretung. Der dreisprachig und -spaltig gesetzte Text (auf ungarisch, deutsch und rumänisch) ist vom Kaiser dreifach unterzeichnet ("Ferencz Jozsef", "Franz Joseph" und "Franciscu Josifu"). Ebenfalls dreisprachig gegengezeichnet von Graf Franz Nadasdy, Kanzler von Siebenbürgen, und seines Referenten Eugen Freiherr von Friedenfels. - In der unteren Ecke schwach fingerfleckig. Der Einband berieben; Kapitale, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen; der Deckelbezug mit kl. Läsuren.

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      - Historia descriptiva, artística y pintoresca del Real Monasterio de S. Lorenzo comúnmente llamado del Escorial. Dedicado a S. M la Reina Doña Isabel II y a su augusto esposo S. M el Rey D. Francisco de Asís.- Madrid, Eusebio Aguado, 1863; en folio mayor holandesa de época rozada, XX-279 pp. - 1 h. 91 láminas, alguna en color, profusión de grabados y orlas en color en el texto. 2ª edición. Alguna mancha y algunos defectos y pequeños rotos en el papel de algunas hojas. Palau 279289.

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        Le Desert de Suez. Cinq mois dans l'isthme.

      Paris, Hetzel o.J., [1863].. Original-Broschur, 8°, 289 Seiten, 1 farbige Faltkarte. Der Broschureinband angestaubt, sonst sehr schönes und sauberes, noch unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar / inside a mint copy..

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        Gedichte von Ludwig Uhland

      63 - Stuttgart- Buchhandlung / Verlag, 1863. 63 - Stuttgart- Buchhandlung / Verlag, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Poems of Ludwig Uhland and Dramatic Works of Ludwig Uhland by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862) whowas a German poet, philologist and literary historian. Two volumes bound in one. In German. Uhland began his career as a poet in 1807 and 1808 by contributing ballads and lyrics to Seckendorff's Musenalmanach; and in 1812 and 1813 he wrote poems for Kerner's Poetischer Almanach and Deutscher Dichterwald. In 1815 he collected his poems in a volume entitled Vaterlndische Gedichte, which almost immediately secured a wide circle of readers. To almost every new edition he added some fresh poems. His two dramatic works wereErnst, Herzog von Schwaben (1818) and Ludwig der Baier (1819). As a lyric poet, Uhland must be classed with the writers of the romantic school. Like them, he found in the Middle Ages the subjects which appealed most strongly to his imagination. Yet his style has a precision, suppleness and grace which distinguish his most characteristic writings from those of the romantics. Uhland wrote poems in defense of freedom, and in the states assembly of Wrttemberg he played a distinguished part as one of the most vigorous and consistent of the liberal members. With previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight scattered foxing, more pronounced to second volume and endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        On Diseases of the Skin

      London - John Churchill, 1863. London - John Churchill, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce edition of this dermatological textbook. Fifth edition. With chapters on eczema, syphilis, and other illnesses, along with chapters on the structure of the skin. Binder's label of Chivers of Bath to rear pastedown. Condition: Rebound in a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Institiional bookplate and ink stamp of the Birmingham Medical Institute to the front pastedown and title page. Previously repaired closed tears to the title page. Pages are mainly bright and clean,withjust the odd handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Collection of Twelve Autograph Letters Signed to His Father and Mother (Including two letters by his Superiors), Related to His Naval Service in the West Indies and Quebec, and with Travel Notes about Halifax and Saint John's, Newfoundland].

      - Various locations: Gosport Royal Academy, HMS Britannia, Chew Magna, HMS Aurora (at Port Royal and Quebec), SS Hibernian, Halifax, SS Alpha, St. Thomas (Barbados), 1 April 1863 - [26 June 1876]. Twelve Octavo letters (from ca. 18x11,5 cm to ca. 21x13,5 cm). In all 67 pp. of text. Brown or black ink on letter paper (white, blue or green); ten letters by E.A. Ommanney and two by his superiors. Fold marks, some letters weak on folds, with minor tears; two with traces from old staples being removed. Overall a very good collection. Twelve autograph letters related to the naval career of Commander Erasmus Austin Ommanney, a son of distinguished Arctic explorer Admiral Sir Erasmus Ommanney (1814-1904), who commanded the "Assistance" on the first Franklin Relief Expedition of 1850 and was responsible for discovering the first traces of Franklin's party. Covering the period of thirteen years, the letters contain interesting notes about Quebec, Saint John's (Newfoundland), Halifax, and naval service in the West Indies. Nine early letters date back to the time of Ommanney's studies in the Gosport Royal Academy (1863) and his service as a midshipman on HMS Britannia and Aurora (1864-1867), including a superior's note about him successfully having passed the summer exam (16th out of 64; 1863); and news of him becoming a midshipman "with a first class certificate, a good conduct certificate and a gold compass" (Sept. 30, 1864). Two letters written on board HMS Aurora tell about his service in the West Indies - Barbados, Trinidad, La Guaira (Venezuela) and Port Royal (Jamaica), with a detailed description of the recovery of the wreck of HMS Bulldog which ran aground near Cap-Haitien in 1865, whilst attacking the port as part of a punitive raid against local revolutionaries. The recovery was conducted using "diving dresses;" and later Ommanney went on shore to witness the destruction of the city: "the shot had great effect upon the town, the houses knocked about a great deal The forts are in ruins, the guns are in a most ludicrous state, some turned right over others on their sides & I should not care to be close to them when they were fired off as I think they might chance to burst, they look so rotten" (March 18, 1866). Three letters written while a midshipman on HMS Aurora stationed in Quebec contain an interesting description of Ommanney's ten-day trip "into the woods," down the Murray River to the Murray Bay (La Malbaie, north shore of St. Lawrence River). The party of three went down the river in bark canoes, accompanied by four Indians, slept in wigwams and enjoyed "capital fishing" and "magnificent scenery we were sitting in canoes being moved along quickly but swiftly among tremendous high steep mountains, they were like a lot of "Gibraltars" all together, but thickly wooded." Three letters written by Ommanney in May-June 1876, during his travel to his new ship - HMS Rover stationed in Port Royal (Jamaica), have some distinct notes on Saint John's (Newfoundland) and Halifax. The houses in St. John's "are of wood and very irregularly built, the streets are badly paved & very dirty and a strong smell of fish pervades the whole place; whalers and seal ships come here a great deal." When entering St. John's harbour Ommanney's steamboat struck an iceberg, and "fortunately no damage was done it only grazed along the side. It had such a peculiar appearance, with the light shining on it Female passengers were greatly agitated & thought their last moments had arrived." "I find Halifax very dull & it seems quite different to what I remember it in former days The country is not very pretty, all the trees seem so stunted, the roads are disgraceful everywhere, both town & country Fog seems to be the great feature of the place, it has hardly been fine one whole day since I have been here."

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        The Water-Babies:

      London and Cambridge - Macmillan and Co, 1863. London and Cambridge - Macmillan and Co, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition, second impression of this classic children's story by Charles Kingsley. With a frontispiece and one further illustration by J. Noel Paton. Written in 18621863 as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, The Water-Babieswas first published in its entirety in 1863. The book was extremely popular in England during its day, and was a mainstay of British children's literature for many decades. Publisher's advertisement to rear. Lacking the L'Envoi leaf after the dedication page, as is usual for the later first editions. The leaf was removed by the publisher, after the first 200 or so copies were printed, for fear it would cause offence. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, a bookseller's blind-stamp to front free endpaper and small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Condition: In publisher's original cloth covered binding. Externally, somewhat worn with slight marks to boards, splitting to front joint and straining to front hinge. Internally, binding slightly strained in places. Marks to front and rearendpapers and loss to front free endpaper. Generally bright with occasional spots, marks and the odd small closed tear. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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      London - David Bogue, 1863. London - David Bogue, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated copy of Longfellow's Hyperion. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Rebacked with the original cloth. Second edition. With Francis Augustus Halliday's armorial nameplate on the front pastedown. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 1882) was an American educator and poet whose works include Paul Revere's Ride, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five members of the group known as the Fireside Poets. Hyperion: A Romance is one of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's earliest works, published in 1839. It is a prose romance which was published alongside his first volume of poems, Voices of the Night. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some bumping and fading. Internally the pages are bright with mild background spotting and the occasional handling mark. There is an ink inscription on the front blank. The front inner hinge is very slightly strained. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Oesterreichisches Militair-Album.

      Wien, Mechitaristen-Congregations-Buchdruckerei, 1863.. Mit 184 lithographierten Tafeln von V. Katzler (meist nach Photographien) auf aufgewalztem Chinapapier, 36 x 27 cm. Lose in Original-Lederkassette mit Messingkanten und Schließe sowie gekrönter Initiale in Messing auf Vorderdeckel. Dabei das 31-seitige, kartonierte Textheft.. Enthalten: die lithografirten Porträts der P. T. Herren ersten und zweiten Regiments-Inhaber der kaiserlich königlichen Armee; nebst gedrängter Geschichtsskizze des österreichischen Kriegs-Heeren bis auf die Gegenwart. - Sehr seltene Sammlung österreichischer (meist Dreiviertel-) Porträts der Kaiser, Herzöge und höheren Offiziere der größeren Regimenter mit genauer Darstellung ihrer Uniformen, teils mit faksimilierter Unterschrift. - Lipperheide Qc 26 nennt nur 170 Tafeln. Ein Vergleichsexemplar ist mit 180 Tafeln als "komplett" bezeichnet. - Nur 2 Tafeln stärker stockfleckig, sonst gelegentlich in den Rändern bzw. im Schnitt etwas stockfleckig.

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

      . Kbhvn. [1863]. Illustr. af Lorenz Frölich. 20 s. Orig. kart. med laerredsryg. Bindet lidt skjoldet. Illustr. by Lorenz Frölich. 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. Frölich. 23 s. Orig. kart. med laerredsryg. Illustr. in colour by L. Frölich. 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 Bebe 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..

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        Giulio Malatesta a Novel

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1863. London - Chapman and Hall, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Ascarce uniformly bound set of this fictional work from prolific writer, Thomas Adolphus Trollope. Second edition. Thomas Adolphus Trollope was an historian and writer, of both travel and novels. He was hugely popular during the victorian era. Set out as a work of travel in six books, chapters to volume one include Students at Bologna, In the Church of San Domenico, and In the Palazoo Brancacci. Chapters to volume two include Signorina Benedetta, The Battle, and Spiritual Influences. Lastly chapters to volume three include Marta Varani, Giulio in Florence once More, and The Archbishop's Chancery. Complete inthree volumes. Condition: Rebound in cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, lightly rubbed, with some damp staining and bumping. All hinges are slightly strained. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound, and bright, with the odd handling mark and spot. Booksellers ink stamp to the front pastedown of every volume. Ink signature to one title page. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Select Works of John Bunyan

      Glasgow - William Collins, 1863. Glasgow - William Collins, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce illuminatededition of John Bunyan's works, including his famous Pilgrim's Progress. Illustrated throughout with sixteen colour plates, numerous vignettesand red and blue borders. Containing The Pilgrim's Progress, The Holy War, and Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners. Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, or The Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ to his Poor Servant John Bunyan is a Puritan spiritual autobiography written by John Bunyan. It was written while Bunyan was serving a twelve-year prison sentence in Bedford gaol for preaching without a license and was first published in 1666. The Holy War Made by King Shaddai Upon Diabolus, to Regain the Metropolis of the World, Or, The Losing and Taking Again of the Town of Mansoul is a 1682 novel by John Bunyan. This novel written in the form of an allegory, tells the story of the town Mansoul. Condition: In a half-morocco binding. Externally sound, though rubbed, with marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound, although strained in places. Pages are bright, with some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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      Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1863. Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1863. Scattered light foxing, all else fine. Quarto. 218p [ii]. Illustrated with frontispiece, dedication, and 23 numbered plates in brilliant chromolithography by Hangard-Mauge, Paris. An additional plate in monochrome by Lemercier. All text pages with elaborate historiated borders and frames. Text in French by J.B. Dutton. Binding signed with an monogram that we cannot decipher dated 1922. Full black morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles, the spine and covers with embossed designs.

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        The Shadow of Ashlydyat

      Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863. Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of Ellen Wood's eighthnovel The Shadow of Ashlydyat from the year of publication. In three volumes complete. Ellen Wood (1814 - 1887), was an English novelist, better known as Mrs. Henry Wood. She is best known for her 1861 novel East Lynne. Wood wrote over thirty novels, many of which enjoyed remarkable popularity. Among the best known of her stories are Danesbury House, Oswald Cray, Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles, The Channings, Lord Oakburn's Daughters and The Shadow of Ashlydyat. In 1867, Wood purchased the English magazine Argosy, which had been founded by Alexander Strahan in 1865. She wrote much of the magazine herself, but other contributors included Hesba Stretton, Julia Kavanagh, Christina Rossetti, Sarah Doudney and Rosa Nouchette Carey. With previous owner's ink inscriptions verso of front free endpapers. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, in excellent condition but with minor wear to extremities, the odd slight mark slight marginal fading. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional scattered foxing,slight marginal tidemarks, mostly to rear of volumesand occasional marks to pages. With slightink marks to front blank of volume one from inscription. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1863. Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce copy of this novel set inIndiaby Captain Philip Meadows Taylor. First edition. Philip Meadows Arthur (1808-1876) was an army officer and author, who spent much of his life in India. In 1860 Taylor's health failed, and he returned to England, where he wrote five more Indian novels. He also wrote an autobiography, published in 1877, after his death, the letterpress for several illustrated works on India, and a students' manual of Indian history. He was made a companion in the Order of the Star of India in 1869. In 1875 his sight failed, and on the advice of physicians he decided to spend the winter in India, where, however, he was further debilitated by an attack of jungle fever. (ODNB)Bookplates of Charles Stuart and F. E. Dinshaw to front pastedowns. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In half-morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, sound, though rubbed and with some marks. Hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Lacking half-titles. Institiutional labels to front pastedowns. Pages are bright, though with some foxing and marks throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Waverley Novels, Illustrated Edition in 48 Volumes, with the Author's Notes

      Ticknor & Fields 1863 - No jackets. Spines faded & lightly spotted, boards a bit rubbed. 1863 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author! Complete in forty-eight volumes. 8vo. Original purple cloth, paper spine labels. Engravings and woodcuts throughout. Advertisement preceding text states: "This edition of the Waverley Novels contains, with a few exceptions, all the Woodcuts that appeared in the Abbotsford Edition, besides the Steel Plates belonging to the Author's Favourite Edition in forty-eight volumes. Sir Walter Scott took much pleasure in forming a museum at Abbotsford of the antiquities which illustrated the historical events and personages recorded in his writings. Copies of these will be found throughout this edition of his Novels." "Waverley is a 1814 historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. Initially published anonymously in 1814 as Scott's first venture into prose fiction, Waverley is often regarded as the first historical novel. The novel became so popular that Scott's later novels were advertised as being "by the author of Waverley". His series of novels on similar themes written during the same period have become collectively known as the "Waverley novels". In 1815, Scott was given the honour of dining with George, Prince Regent, who wanted to meet "the author of Waverley". It is thought that at this meeting Scott persuaded George that as a Stuart prince he could claim to be a Jacobite Highland Chieftain, a claim that would be dramatised when George became King and visited Scotland. The Waverley Novels are a long series of books by Sir Walter Scott. They take their name from Waverley (1814), which was the first. Their publication dates span 1814-1829." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of England

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1863-70. London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1863-70. from the fall of Wolsey to the defeat of the Spanish Armada. 6 volumes, octavo (220 × 134 mm). Contemporary brown half calf binding by A. Pittendrich, green cloth sides, crimson and green morocco spine labels, raised bands, gilt to compartments, gilt rule to boards, marbled edges. Portrait frontispiece of Elizabeth I in Volume VII, engraved by Jeens from a portrait in the collection of the Duke of Buccleuch. Occasional spotting to pages, corners with light bumping and rubbing, surface wear to cloth of some volumes, wear to leather at ends of spines and rear spine edge of volume 1, spine labels with some faint fading, else a very good set which displays well. Mixed editions. Published between 1856-1870, Froude's history was a great success from the publication of the first pair of volumes, it "at once established Froude's claim to rank among the greatest English prose writers of the nineteenth century" (DNB) It was rapidly reprinted, and continued to "command a large sale" well into the twentieth century. Despite Froude's extensive research into the primary sources, many of his interpretations were controversial at the time, and have no doubt contributed to the overshadowing of his reputation by the other monumental historians of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Gibbon, Carlyle and Macaulay. However, this would be to misunderstand his sense of the rôle of the historian; "Indeed, Froude himself hardly seems to have regarded truth as attainable in history. He quotes with approval Talleyrand's remark, 'Il n'y a rien qui s'arrange aussi facilement que les faits,' and elsewhere compares the facts of history to the letters of the alphabet, which by selection and arrangement can be made to spell anything… 'The most perfect English history which exists is to be found, in my opinion, in the historical plays of Shakespeare.'"

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        Clinical lectures on diseases of women. Simpson's personal copy, signed by him on title page

      Blanchard & Lea, Philadelphia 1863 - Simpson's Personal Copy Simpson, James Young (1811-70). Clinical lectures on diseases of women. 8vo. xii, [17]-510pp. Text wood-engravings. Philadelphia: Blanchard & Lea, 1863. 232 x 146 mm. Original cloth, slightly worn. Minor foxing, especially to endsheets and preliminary leaves, but very good. Simpson's personal copy, with his signature on the title. First Edition in Book Form of Simpson's gynecological and obstetrical lectures delivered at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh and published in the London Medical Times and Gazette between 1859 and 1861. Simpson occupied the chair of midwifery at Edinburgh University for 30 years, and "there was scarcely any topic [in ob/gyn] on which Simpson did not make some contribution and on which he did not write. . . . He was among the earliest in Britain to adopt the vaginal speculum, and was one of the first to design a uterine sound and to use it to help in uterine diagnosis. Simpson, with a no-nonsense approach, can be said largely to be responsible for modern accurate bimanual gynaecological examination. . . . He wrote extensively on pelvic inflammatory disease, and first used the terms pelvic cellulitis and puerperal sub-involution. He was an early supporter of the surgical removal of ovarian tumours or ovariotomy" (Russell & Forster, pp. 2-3). Although a prolific author of pamphlets and journal articles, Simpson never wrote any books, so that this American collection of his clinical lectures represents the closest Simpson ever came to publishing a textbook of obstetrics and gynecology. This American edition was clearly intended for the majority of American physicians who did not subscribe to the London Medical Times and Gazette. Another American collected edition of Simpson's writings on anesthesia from Simpson's personal library is described as Norman 1946. Russell & Forster, A List of the Works of Sir James Young Simpson, p. 49. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        3 autograph letters signed to Archibald Smith plus 4-page mathematical autograph manuscript

      1863-68, Cambridge 1863 - Three Mathematical Autograph Letters, Signed, Plus a Four Page Autograph Mathematics Manuscript Cayley, Arthur (1821-95). (1) Autograph letter signed ("A. C.") to Archibald Smith (1813-72), written in the margins of an autograph letter signed from Smith to Cayley. 1 page. London, 9 August 1863 [date of Smith?s letter]. 280 x 226 mm. (2) Autograph letter signed to Smith. 3 ? 1/2pp. Cambridge, 14 November 1866. 180 x 112 mm. (3) Autograph letter signed to Smith. 3pp. Cambridge, 19 October 1868. 180 x 112 mm. (4) Autograph manuscript (originally enclosed with Cayley?s 19 Oct. 1868 letter). 4ff., tied with linen tape. 412 x 257 mm. N.p., n.d. [1868]. Together 4 items. Very minor marginal tears in nos. (1) and (4), otherwise very good. Exceptionally rare mathematical correspondence from Arthur Cayley, one of the founders of the British school of pure mathematics, consisting of three autograph letters, all containing mathematics, plus an extensive 4-page mathematical proof written on four extra-large legal sheets. These are the first mathematical letters or manuscripts by Cayley that we have seen on the market in over forty years. Cayley was the author of over 900 papers covering nearly every aspect of modern mathematics; his greatest contributions were his development of the algebra of matrices, his work in non-Euclidean geometry and n-dimensional geometry, and his contributions to invariant theory. A large number of mathematical constructs bear his name, including Cayley?s theorem (group theory), the Cayley-Hamilton theorem (linear algebra), Cayley?s formula (graph theory) and the Cayley-Klein model (hyperbolic geometry). Cayley?s correspondent was Archibald Smith, who helped to found the Cambridge Mathematical Journal in 1836 and made significant contributions to the study of magnetism and the Earth?s magnetic field. Both Cayley and Smith were alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge and both subsequently entered Lincoln?s Inn to study law, with Smith being called to the bar in 1841 and Cayley in 1849. Cayley remained in the legal profession until 1863, at which time he left the bar to take the newly established Sadleirean professorship of pure mathematics at Cambridge. It is evident from our letters that Smith and Cayley had a cordial relationship based on their shared love for mathematics; Smith apparently was in the habit of sending Cayley mathematical problems and requesting his help in solving them. Letter (1) contains both Smith?s query and Cayley?s response; in it Smith asked Cayley to give him "a simple construction for the following problem. Given three points in a plane to draw the straight line such that the sum of the squares of the perpendiculars shall be a minimum." Cayley responded by writing his solution in the margins of Smith?s letter: "Considering the points as material points of equal mass, then taking the origin at the C. G. it is easy to show that the required line is the principal axis of least moment. E.g. if the three points be an isosceles base [ ] less than 60° required line is [parallel] to base?if greater than 60° it is [perpendicular] to base?if equal 60° or triangle is equilateral there the position is indeterminate. The construction for the principal axes depends of course on finding the axes of an elliptic. A. C." In letter (2), dated 1866, Cayley gave the solution to another of Smith?s mathematical queries; "it comes out easily & prettily enough." Cayley stated the problem and solution as follows: "Given two lines A, B & a point O, to draw from O to the lines A, B two lines of [equal] length & enclosing a given [angle] . Imagine the line A rigidly connected with O and let it revolve round this point thro? the given [angle] , so as to assume the position A?. Then if P be any point in A and P? the corresponding point in A?, it is clear that OP = OP? & [angle] POP? = . . ." In letter (3), dated 1868, Cayley enclosed the four-page autograph manuscript listed above under no. (4), containing "a solution, s

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      Tichnor and Fields 1863 - Biographical sketch by Ralph Waldo Emerson. 9 essays. New England and natural history. Contains Original dark green binding. Gold lettering on the spine. Minor wear to the extremities and to the top of the spine. Binding is tight, boards very good, pages very good. Collectable. There is a protective mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Life in the Forests of the Far East; or Travels in Northern Borneo.

      . 2nd revised edition. 2 vols. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1863. With 3 large folded maps + 16 tinted lithographs. XVI + 406 + 16; XII + 424 + 4 pp. Publisher's blue cloth gilt on spine, joint a little weak, internally nice and clean..

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        A Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia from Mebourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria from the Journals and Letters of William John Wills

      London: Richard Bentley, 1863. London: Richard Bentley, 1863. Three quarters gilt edged leather over marbled boards, bands and gilt titles to spine, gilt upper page edges, marbled endpapers, frontispiece showing ''last hours of Mr. Wills'', xii, 396pp, folding map at rear but missing the portrait of Mr Wills. Ferguson 18622. A little rubbing to leather and a small surface rub to front marbled boards, two ownership labels to front endpapers, owner inscription to title page, toning to endpapers, frontis, map and an occasional toning spot to margins.. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        New Topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina

      J. H. Colton, New York 1863 - New Topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North carolina Published by J. H. Colton, NY, 1863 Lithograph with original hand-coloring. 24 part folding map with original boards mounted on verso. Paper size 38 7/8 x 26 3/8¿, Frame size 52 x 39 1/2¿

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        The Wye: its Ruined Abbeys and Castles. Extracted from the Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain

      Howitt, William & Mary Howitt. The Wye: its Ruined Abbeys and Castles. Extracted from the Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain. London: Alfred W. Bennett, 1863. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth, blocked in gilt with mounted oval albumen photograph by Sedgfield on upper cover. 8vo. [4], 76pp. including 5 mounted original albumen prints by Francis Bedford and Sedgfield. Roosens & Salu 5161. A charming little volume.

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        Observations on Defects of Sight in Brain Disease, and Ophthalmoscopic Examination during Sleep. [Reprinted from the 'Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital Reports'.]

      London: Printed by Harrison and Sons, 1863. London: Printed by Harrison and Sons, 1863. First separate edition, 15, [1]pp., presentation inscription from the author at head of title, disbound. "In this work Jackson showed the importance of the ophthalmoscope in the investigation of diseases of the nervous system".—Garrison & Morten. The original papers of John Hughlings Jackson are remarkably rare and seldom occur for sale. Garrison & Morten, 4537.

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        Herausgegeben vom Schweizerischen landwirthschaftlichen Verein. 2 Bände.

      St. Gallen, Tribelhorn, (1863-72).. (24 x 33,5 cm). 112 (statt 113) Bll. Mit 100 farbig lithographierten Tafeln. Geprägte Original-Halblederbände.. Erste Ausgabe. - Hier die "bedeutendste und schönste schweizerische Pomologie... Die Ausführungen der 50 Apfel- und 50 Birnen-Tafeln in naturgetreuem Farbdruck stammt von J. Tribelhorn, St. Gallen. Jede Sorte ist mit zwei ganzen und einer halbierten Frucht, Blättern und Zweig in Form und Farbe so vorzüglich und naturgetreu dargestellt, wie man es in anderen pomologischen Werken selten findet" (Martini). - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Buchblöcke leicht gelockert. Ohne das Textblatt zur Schmalzbirne. Einbände gering berieben, sonst wohlerhalten. - Nissen BBI 2360; Martini, Geschichte der Pomologie S. 119 ff. (jeweils andere Ausgaben)

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        L'Ingenieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche.

      . Traduction de Louis Viardot avec led dessins de Gustave Dore, graves par H. Pisan. 2 vols. Paris: Hachette et Cie 1863. Illustrated with 120 fullpage illustrations and illustrations in the text <br>by Gustave Dore. Folio. XXIII + 459 + II; 515 + II pp. Publisher's red pictorial cloth richly gilt on frontboards. Bindings a little grubby, joints weak and loose in lower part of volume II; a few leaves weakly foxed, otherwise internally clean..

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        A la Martinique... Martinique, Martinique

      Paris . Paris . Size: 435 x 300 mm Framed size: 615 X 470 mm Lithograph. Printed colour. Very good condition. Georges Goursat (1863-1934), known as Sem, attained a high level of success with his wonderful portrayals of Paris at the turn of the century. This outstanding caricaturist was a member of the Salon des Humoristes and an officer of the Legion of Honor. His works offer us glimpses into Parisian high society at the turn of the century. Sem&#39;s unique talent made his work very identifiable, particularly because of the essential sobriety of his composition, in which his characters usually emerge from a white or plain background rather than being more obvious caricatures. Sem captured the spirit of the subject and in turn produced images that were true to life.

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      [New Orleans. Feb. 17, 1863].. [New Orleans. Feb. 17, 1863].. Pencil drawing, 8 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Minor wear and soiling, corners chipped. Very good. A wonderful drawing, depicting the breaking up of the Mardi Gras parade of 1863 by the Union occupying authorities and the arrest of a number of members of Comus, the oldest of the Mardi Gras crewes, founded in 1856. The drawing is one of the earliest visual images of any Carnival crewe (the only earlier is a woodcut in the NEW ORLEANS PICAYUNE in 1858), but it is also a notable event in the Civil War history of New Orleans. A lengthy manuscript note on the verso reads: The 1861 Mardi Gras occurred before the outbreak of the Civil War. Confederate authorities banned the 1862 celebration, as the city was on the verge of attack by Union forces (it fell to the Union in April, 1862). Almost immediately the occupying forces issued strict bans on assemblies, meetings, and parades, fearing an escalation into riots. The 1863 Mardi Gras thus offered an opportunity to flaunt these laws, which were deeply resented by the population, under the aegis of the annual celebration. Despite warnings by the military government, the Comus crewe proceeded with its parade. The PICAYUNE reported what then happened: "Tuesday, Feby. 17th was Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) a Holiday devoted in years gone by to intensive masquerading by a certain class of the population of New Orleans, the organization known as the "Mystic Krew of Komus," usually terminating the proceedings by a magnificent torchlight procession. Of course the war has put an end to the celebration in a great measure. Last year the Confederate authorities prohibited the proceedings entirely & this year the rain prevented the ridiculous turn out on the proper day, but many females, ambitious to disport themselves in masks, abbreviated skirts or male habiliments, attempted to indulge their longings on the following Tuesday, & were nearly all promptly arrested by the police for what reason I know not. Some appeared in masks & wagons, followed by a crowd of boys pelting them with oranges & other &#39;missiles.&#39;" The drawing shows revelers in wagons and on foot, all of them in masks and costume, being intercepted by policemen, who are taking some of them into custody. Police and crewe members are surrounded by small children, some of whom are throwing things. This drawing is unsigned and apparently unpublished. John R. Hamilton contributed several New Orleans drawings to HARPER&#39;S WEEKLY in early 1863, and thus might be considered a strong possibility as the artist. The strong police action evidently had the desired effect; no Mardi Gras was held again until 1866. A wonderful early Mardi Gras, Civil War, and New Orleans image.

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        Düsseldorf, Stiftskirche.

      . Aquarell. 29 x 22 cm.. Alfred Charles Conrade, geb. in London 1863, war dort sowie in manchster als Architektur-Maler tätig. Auf einer Europareise entstanden zahlreiche Aquarelle.Blick auf einen freien Platz, die Kirche und zwei Alte Häuser, rechts eine Personengruppe. Schönes fein abgestimmtes Aquarell in frischer Erhaltung. Unten links Signiert und dat. Mit einem Stempel von Sotheby 7.4.1965.

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        The Naturalist on the River Amazons. A Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals, Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life, and Aspects of Nature under the Equator, during Eleven Years of Travel. 2 Bände.

      London, Murray, 1863.. (20,5 x 12,5 cm). VIII (2) 351 S., 32 S. Anzeigen/ VI, 423 S. Mit 2 Holzschnitt-Frontispizen, 7 Holzschnitt-Tafeln, 1 gefalteten Karte und zahlreichen, teils ganzseitigen Textholzschnitten. Moderne Leinwandbände mit aufgezogenen alten Deckelüberzügen, unbeschnitten.. Erste Ausgabe dieses für die Evolutionsbiologie wichtigen Werkes. - Der englische Naturforscher und Entomologe Bates (1825-1892), ein früher Anhänger der Darwinschen Evolutionstheorie, wurde besonders durch seine Amazonas-Expedition berühmt, die er 1848 zusammen mit A. R. Wallace begann. Bis zu seiner Rückkehr im Jahre 1859 sammelte er 14.000 Exponate (meistens Insekten), von denen 8.000 für die Wissenschaft neu waren. - "Responding to Darwin's exhortations, Bates published early in 1863 a two-volume narrative of his travels in South America, 'The Naturalist on the River Amazon'. This splendid work was one of the finest scientific travel books of the nineteenth century" (DSB). - Gestempelt. Stellenweise leicht fleckig und mit kleinen Einrissen bzw. Randläsuren. Deckelüberzüge etwas berieben, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 1, 500; Horn-Schenkling 914

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        Autographed Note Signed with a fine Carte-de-Visite Bust Portrait

      1863 - Lawyer and politician who served the Union first and then the Confederacy. The note, likely clipped from a larger document, measures 2.5 x 3.25 inches, no place, June 22, 1863, in full: "Hd. Qrs. Forces Jackson, June 22, 1863, Respectfully forwarded, John C. Breckinridge, Maj. Gen'l Comdg." The carte-de-visite bust portrait measures 3.75 x 2.5 inches, no place, with two one-cent canceled stamps on the back dated August 17, 1863. Light foxing; still very good condition.

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