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2017-09-25 14:29:28
Publiés sous l'autorité des commissaires
Québec, Georges Desbarats, 1863, pagination multiple Exemplaire dérelié. Couverture, pages de garde avant et premières pages défraîchies (eau). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Claudine Bouvier [Gatineau, QC, Canada]
2017-09-25 12:28:03
Joanne (Adolphe)
Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, Collection des guides-Joanne., 1863. In-12, (4pp.)+XII+473pp.+(2pp.)+35pp.(catalogue). Plein cartonnage de l'éditeur. Complet. Cartonnage légèrement défraichi, 1 carte détachée, quelques rousseurs. Bel état, ce qui est assez rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rometti Vincent [Nice, France]
2017-09-25 09:48:30
Willson, Hugh Bowlby
London, 1863. b/w folding plates. xi, 63 pp. Willson, a Canadian polymath, was sufficiently ahead of his time as to sound like a crackpot. He proposes “to do away with the sails, masts, and rigging, and thereby to dispense with sailors - in fact to regard a ship of war as a vast floating military engine, capable of being rapidly moved to any point required, at a velocity hitherto unknown.” In fact, what he has in mind are souped-up ironclads. He acknowledges Scott-Russell's wave-line theory and adds his own ideas about the importance of reducing surface friction. His design concepts are illustrated in five folding plates. Though he sounds like an engineer he was actually a journalist with a particular interest in economics. According to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, “The quality of Willson's writings on money and banking was excellent.” An interesting oddball item. VG in original cloth binding.
Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co. [U.S.A.]
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2017-09-25 05:12:47
0. (MILITARY MANUALS). A Manual of Military Surgery Prepared for the Use of the Confederate States Army. By Order of the Surgeon-General. Richmond: Ayres & Wade, 1863. 1st ed. 297pp. 30 plates. Orig. cloth-backed flexible marbled boards. Spine partially abraded, boards lightly rubbed, light scattered foxing and toning, very old waterstain to final leaves, else very good. P&W 1984. Doctors in Gray, p.218. Norman 1433. Not to be confused with another Confederate surgery manual of the same title by John Julian Chisolm. On front free endpaper, "Presented by S. P. Moore, Surgeon Genl C.S.A., March 8th 1864." Samuel Preston Moore (1813-1889) was a military physician who served in the medical corps of the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War and later served as the Confederate Surgeon General through nearly all of the Civil War. Moore had befriended Jefferson Davis during the Mexican-American War, impressing the future president of the Confederacy with his abilities. Moore resigned his commission in the U.S. Army in February 1861 and returned to his practice in Little Rock, Arkansas. On 16 March, he was appointed Surgeon General and remained in that post until the end of the war. He dealt with shortages in medicines, supplies and equipment, as well as a shortage of trained surgeons. He installed an examination system to identify untrained doctors, which allowed them to receive further training and proficiency. The 30 plates illustrate procedures for the amputation of hands, feet, arms, and legs, and the treatment of various battlefield wounds caused by sword … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: George S. MacManus Company [U.S.A.]
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2017-09-24 20:31:41
Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc. [White Plains, NY, U.S.A.]
2017-09-24 12:06:54
Polybios Geschichten in 3 Bänden von 1863 gebunden siehe Scann Polybios Geschichten Autor / Hrsg.: Polybius Campe, Johann Friedrich Christian Polybius Campe, Johann Friedrich Christian Verlagsort: Stuttgart Erscheinungsjahr: (1862) Verlag: Metzler Signatur: 10422420 2981-7/11 10422420 2981-7/11 Reihe: Polybios Geschichten 800Gramm Masse10,5 cm x 13,5 cm 1667Seiten3 Bände Verlaggebunden Zustand gut auf Wunsch sende ich weitere Scanns Grundsätzliches über den Zustand der von mir angebotenen Bücher Alle von mir abgebildeten Bücher sind definitiv die Bücher, die ich anbiete. Falls Sie weitere Photos wünschen können Sie Diese nach Rückfrage gerne haben. Manche Bücher sind noch fast wie neu, andere haben den Zahn der Zeit deutlich zu spüren bekommen. Im Zweifelsfall bitte vorher bei mir nachfragen. Einige der von mir angebotenen Bücher wurden ein- bis mehrere Male gelesen. Es sind alle Seiten vorhanden, so daß man das Buch von Anfang bis Ende lesen kann für mich sind Bücher in erster Linie Gebrauchsgegenstände und keine Sammelobjekte! Lehr- und Schulbücher sind natürlich noch mal etwas mehr dem Zahn der Zeit erlegen Da die Auffassungen darüber, was ein guter Zustand bei einem gebrauchten Buch ist, sehr verschieden sind, möchte ich keine Angaben über den Erhaltungszustand eines Buches machen. Ich selber bin Raucher, so daß die Bücher über einige Zeit einer mit Nikotin angereicherten Atmosphäre ausgesetzt waren. Einige Bücher habe ich gebraucht, bzw. als Mängelexemplare erworben. Über das Aussehen der Bücher können Sie sich durch das Betrachten … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Biffy7
2017-09-23 21:10:23
Butler, Samuel
London: Longman, Green [et al], 1863. x,162,[2],32pp. plus folding map. Octavo. Original plum cloth, decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Collector's bookplate on pastedown, crown and toe of spine frayed, with shallow patch of surface loss at crown, signs of early tightening between a couple of gatherings, otherwise, for this book, a near very good copy. First edition of the author's first book, compiled into a narrative and published by his father from Butler's letters home from New Zealand and his early press publications. The narrative covers the earliest years of his New Zealand venture, beginning with his voyage from Gravesend in 1859. HOPPÉ 2.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-
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2017-09-23 15:07:38
Lindau, M., B.
Rudolf Kuntze, Dresden, 1863. 8°, 655 / 966 S., mit den 25 teils seltenen Veduten und Ereignisbildern in Lithographie zum Teil mit Tonplatte und der großen ausklappbaren Ansicht der Elbbrücke. Schwarzes Hldr., mit ( neueren ? ) Rückenschildern und sparsamer Rückenvergoldung. Geringe Gebrauchsspuren, sehr guter Gesamtzustand. 11 / Regal oben Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Buecherstube Eilert [Ludwigsburg, LB, Germany]
2017-09-23 15:02:33
Dunant, Jean Henri
Geneva: J. G. Fick, 1863. Dunant, Jean Henri (1828-1910). Un souvenir de Solferino. [4], 115pp. Double-page map. Geneva: Imprimerie Jules-Guillaume Fick, 1862. 267 x 173 mm. 19th century half cloth, marbled boards, almost invisibly rebacked, light edgewear; boxed. Internally very good. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author to Sven Erik Sköldberg (1806-84) on a slightly trimmed leaf bound before the half-title: "Monsieur le Docteur Sven Erik Skoeld[berg]/Conseiller au Collčge de Médecine de Stockho[lm]/Intendant de matériel medical de l'Armée/Suédoise &c. &c. &c./Souvenir de la Conférence Internatio[nale]/de Genčve/Hommage respectueux/de l'Auteur/J. Henry Dunant/Genčve le 29 Octobre 1863." First Edition of the work that led to the foundation of the International Red Cross, inscribed by the author to one of the future organizers of the Swedish Red Cross. Dunant's ten-line presentation inscription, which fills the entire page, compares favorably to his three-line presentation in the copy cited in the Grolier Club's One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine. According to En français dans le texte, 1,600 copies of Un souvenir de Solferino were printed in November 1862 for private distribution. Of these only 400 were actually sent out; these copies, constituting the original issue, have a title-page stating "Ne se vend pas" over the imprint. The positive reception of the few copies sent out encouraged Dunant to publish a second edition of 1,000 copies just one month later. On 24 June 1859 the Battle of Solferino-one of the bloodiest of the nineteenth century-was fought betwee … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2017-09-23 06:28:21
Dwinelle, John W.
San Francisco: Towne & Bacon, 1863. [4],102,[2],115pp. plus frontispiece map (here in two copies). Original printed wrappers. Spine perished, with some repair along inner portion of front wrapper. 19th-century library association bookplate on front free endpaper. Neat repairs along foredge of maps. Else good. In a half morocco box. The scarce first edition of Dwinelle's essential California work, especially desirable in the original printed wrappers, as here. This copy bears an inscription on the front wrapper: "Joseph Bell Esq. Albany, N.Y. with the compliments of G.W. Bell, Supt. 8 Dist. San Francisco." G.W. Bell was a well-regarded assayer and Wells Fargo agent in San Francisco, and the first president of San Francisco's Olympic Club. The wrappers betray the origins of Dwinelle's work as a legal brief for the case of "The City of San Francisco vs. The United States," with John W. Dwinelle being the counsel for the claimant. This extensive brief is also a historical account of the city of San Francisco, and confirmed the city's claim to four leagues of "Pueblo Lands," as defined by the Land Commission Act. Dwinelle's history is a great storehouse of information on the beginnings of San Francisco, with printings of a large number of documents which are now either inaccessible or destroyed. The map of "The Peninsula of San Francisco" is present here in two copies. The Streeter copy of the first edition, also in original printed wrappers and with a presentation inscription from Dwinelle to John Hittell, brought $300. HOWES D614, "b." ZAMORANO 80, 32. COWAN, p.189. HOWE … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [US]
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2017-09-23 00:16:46
Ca. 5500 Seiten. Broschiert. Guter Zustand. In sehr einfacher aber zweckmäßiger Form in Karton gebunden. Texte teilweise in latein, italienisch, deutsch, französisch und englisch.
Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Thomas Ha
2017-09-22 22:57:42
W. Tilbury Fox
London-Robert Hardwicke, 1863 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this work on parasitic skin diseases. With four plates, collated complete. Including chapters on the nature of parasitic diseases, nomenclature and description of parasitic diseases, and treatment. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally sound, though backstrip is lifting. Splitting to cloth on both joints. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Some institutional ink stamps throughout. Pages are slightly age-toned, with some spotting to the first few pages. Overall: GOOD ONLY. GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
2017-09-22 15:17:33
Carlén, Octavia.
- Stockholm: J. L. Brudins Förlag 1863 / 1862. (4),115; 343 s. Samtida grönt klotband med blindpressad pärmdekor och förgylld ryggdekor, marmorerade snitt. Ex libris (Bernh. Mally). Lätt nött. 1 vol. 18 x 11 cm.[#\90434]
Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB
2017-09-21 20:25:17
- Paris, chez l'auteur, sans date (1863-1869), fort in folio de 4 pp. et 200 planches montées sur onglets, rel. d'éditeur de plein chagrin rouge, titre doré encadré de triple-filets sur la totalité du 1er plat, dos à nerfs orné de caissons à triple-filets dorés, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées , bel ex. Rare édition originale publiée à compte d'auteur de cet ouvrage qui reçut un prix lors de l'Exposition Universelle de 1867. Il est composé de 200 planches gravées à l'eau-forte coloriées à la main et à pleine page, contenant 420 figures. Raphaël JACQUEMIN (1821-1881) désirait ainsi retracer l?histoire du costume. Ces dessins furent parfois réalisés à partir de vitraux. (Colas, bibliographie du Costume, 1528). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie de Sèvres EURL [France]
2017-09-21 19:50:23
MILCENT (Alphonse)
Paris, J.-B. Baillière et fils, 1863. In-8° relié demi-chagrin grenat de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé, 132 pp. (les IV premières en romain), bibliographie. On trouve relié au début du volume une double page manuscrite de l'auteur. Jean-Paul Tessier (1810-1862), médecin à l'Hôpital Sainte-Marguerite de Paris, fut l'un des pionniers de l'école homéopathique française. Il fut en même temps un remarquable théoricien, s'inspirant des conceptions hippocratiques pour balayer les modélisations plus fumeuses les unes que les autres qui se répandirent dans la première moitié du XIXe siècle pour rendre compte de l'art médical [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: PRISCA [Paris, ., France]
2017-09-21 16:57:18
Moore, Thomas:
London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green 1863 - Fine copy, minor traces of age , some minor foxing inside , very decorative binding . Contemporary full green morocco with gilt. Grüner Ganzmaroquinband d.Z. auf 5 Bünden mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und Rückentitel, ornamentaler Vergoldung zwei großen goldgeprägte Deckelvignetten auf den Buchdeckeln, Innenkantenvergoldung sowie Ganzgoldschnitt. Sehr dekoratives Exemplar. Prachtausausgabe des berühmten Gedichts. Der Einband minimal berieben, innen vereinzelt schwach braunfleckig. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 Gr.-8°. XXIV, 381 S. Mit 69 Holzstichillustrationen und 5 Holzstichtafeln mit reicher Ornamentik im persischen Stil ( davon eine farbig ). Ganzlederband d.Z. mit reicher Vergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Primavera Birgit Stamm
2017-09-21 16:08:23
Waring, J. B.
London: Day & Son, 1863. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Complete in three folio volumes, magnificently produced with 301 chromolithographed full page plates of Victorian works of art from around the world, including the Supplemental Plate 300A. Chromolithograph plates include goldsmithed pieces, silver, clocks, furniture, porcelain, glass, sculpture, iron work, fire arms, and lace. These volumes were published to commemorate the Exposition of 1862 held in South Kensington, London. It was an unprecedented fair, with more exhibitors from more countries than had ever previously been attempted. Easily exceeding the Paris Exhibition of 1855, some 29,000 exhibitors representing 37 countries took part, resulting in an enormous number of exhibits which would have been even higher had the United States been able to participate, which it could not, due to the Civil War. There were the latest inventions of the Industrial Revolution, including the electric telegraph, submarine cables, the first plastic, machine tools, precision instruments, cotton mills, maritime engines and ice produced by an early refrigerator. There were the decorative goods, including fabrics, rugs, sculptures, furniture, plates, porcelain, silver and glass wares, and wallpaper, including works by William Morris. Many of the participating exhibitors came from the British Colonies, including Australia. The Jurors Reports favorably compared Australian exhibits in 1862 to prior efforts: "In 1851 the Australasian colonies were but poorly represented, although a few made some efforts to put in an ap … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
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2017-09-21 15:37:54
A Paris, Chez Aubry 1863 - in-8, XIII-25 pp., demi-maroquin vert à coins, dos à nerfs fleurdelysé, tête dorée (Masson-Debonnelle). Coiffes, nerfs et coins légt frottés. Epidermure sur le second plat. Ex-libris Jean-François Julliard. Tirage limité à 124 exemplaires. Molinier, V, 4997.
Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre
2017-09-21 14:31:49
LA POMMERAIS (Edmond de)
de (4), 555 et (1)pp. Paris, Jean-Baptiste Baillière, 1863, in-8, de (4), 555 et (1)pp, demi-basane fauve de l'époque (manque à la coiffe supérieur, mors supérieur fendu sur 5 centimètres, manque d'un tiers du second plat), Première édition des 25 leçons que l'auteur aurait dû donner. L'autorisation "de les professer" ne lui ayant pas été accordée par le Conseil Impérial de l'Instruction Publique, il décida de les publier. Malgré des défauts à la reliure, bon exemplaire portant le cachet annulé de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [paris, France]
2017-09-21 13:58:44
Jerdon, T. C.
Published by George Wyman and Co, and others 1863 - 1870, Calcutta - , volume 1 being a reprint (published in Cherrapoonjee 1870) with volume 2 and 3 being first editions, al volumes being ex-library editions First Edition and Reprints , fading to boards in all volume, all volumes with red ink stamp to upper right corner of title page, foxing on front preliminary pages (including title page) in all volumes, minor foxing elsewhere with pages generally clean, page edges slightly tanned, overall a nice set in very good condition , half calf and purple cloth, 5 raised bands on spine, gilt rules and volume numbers on spine, gilt title to red title label on spine, , small quarto, 21 x 15 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Keoghs Books
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2017-09-21 13:45:26
St Vincent
Used 1863-12-31
2017-09-21 09:47:49
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pagine Scolpite
2017-09-21 09:47:49
Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Pagine Scolpite [Catania, Italy]
2017-09-21 09:06:47
1 volume in-12° broché, 697 p. et figures dans le texte, couverture légèrement usagée avec défauts d'usage sans gravité. Hors menus défauts très bon état. Peu courant. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien [Ruelle-sur-Touvre, France]
2017-09-21 01:52:45
LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Octavo pp. 225, 22 adverts. Publisher's embossed dark green cloth, with gilt titles to spine, brown endpapers and top edge gilt. A little rubbing to head and tail of spine. Offsetting from tissue guard to illustrated title page. Thin faint waterstain to fore-edge, resulting in some shallow chips to first few leaves, barely affecting the margin. A very good copy with earlier adverts (this title listed as 'nearly ready' p11 and no price). First appearance of the famous poem 'Paul Revere's Ride'. BAL [12136].
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington [UNITED KINGDOM]
2017-09-20 21:08:19
Grimmelshausen, Hans Jacob Christoph von:
Weber,, Leipzig, 1863. 19 x 13 cm. Ca. 350 S. pro Band. ISBN: Keine. OHLn / Orginal halfcloth. Halbleinen, Deckel mit Marmorpapier bezogen, Kleine Leinenecken. No jacket. Schöner festert Buchblock. Innen leider braunfleckig. Vor allem die ersten und letzen Lagen. Insgesamt gesehen ein noch gute Exemplare mit marmoriertem Schnitt. Mit rotgedruckten Schmuckleisten. x. Auflage. Sprache: de. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden!, ]. Schöne Halbleineneinbände mit goldgepräter Titelei. Schöner fester Buchblock. Ideale Arbeitvorlage. GE2. (WK). Jpg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett [Berlin, Germany]
2017-09-20 20:39:04
Henry D. Thoreau
Ticknor and Fields,, Boston, 1863. Very good+ in the publisher's original dark green "sawtooth" cloth covered boards with copper colored text and decorations and text on the spine, blind embossed borders with a blind stamped wreath on both boards and brown coated end papers. A 12mo of 7 by 4 1/2 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn in small spots. An early prior owner's name on the verso of the first free end page. As is typically seen the frontispiece portrait of Thoreau shows light spots of foxing which has bled through the facing tissue guard to the title page. The contents are otherwise predominantly free of foxing and tanning. 319 pages of text the first 29 pages of which is a biographical sketch of Thoreau written by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson. The first edition of this title consisted of only 1,500 bound copies of 1,558 printed. It was the first of his books to carry an image (an engraved frontispiece) of the author. (BAL 20111; Borst A3.1.a) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA [Deep River, CT, U.S.A.]
2017-09-20 20:39:04
Henry D. Thoreau
Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA [Deep River, CT, U.S.A.]
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2017-09-20 20:39:04
Henry D. Thoreau
Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA [Deep River, CT, U.S.A.]
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2017-09-20 20:39:04
Henry D. Thoreau
Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA [Deep River, CT, U.S.A.]
2017-09-20 19:06:23
T. Adolphus Trollope
London - Chapman and Hall 1863 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [United Kingdom]
2017-09-20 16:23:53
STOKES, Whitley (ed , trans , notes)
Berlin: A. Asher & Co. for The Philological Society, 1863. Octavo, half red leather, gilt, marbled endpapers, 208pp., advert leaf, marbled edges. Corners rubbed, a few minor soils at front board; smudging and foxing at title and leaf facing, also at advert leaf and rear endpaper. Text clean, just a hint of foxing. A good, sound copy. . Hard Cover.
Bookseller: Oxford House Books [Spain]
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2017-09-20 10:58:05
George William Bagby (Editor)
Richmond: Macfarlane & Fergusson, 1863. This issue contains more from Robert Howison's History of the War, as well as "The Fire Legend -- A Nightmare" from An unpublished ms. of the Late Edgar A. Poe [which turns out to have been wrongly attributed to Poe!] , as well as material concerning Fantine from Les Miserables [or known colloquially among the Confederates as Lee's Miserables]; and, in the Editor's Table, "The Turn the War Has Taken" and from "New Works", "The Life of Stonewall Jackson".and "Infantry Sword Exercise".The Southern Library Messenger was the most significant magazine in the South from the time of its founding by Thomas White in 1834 until its last issue in 1864. From 1860 on, when George W. Bagby took it over, the Messenger became a secessionist propaganda tool: "Severing all ties with the northern literary establishment, Bagby published 'purely Southern articles...that smack of the soil," as he wrote in his June 1860 "Editor's Table." During the American Civil war, the journal published accounts of battles, and criticized both the North and the Confederate government, especially its president, Jefferson Davis. As economic deteriorated in Virginia during the war, the journal ceased publication in 1864." An invaluable original source. In original wrappers. (Crandall 5266).
Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.
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2017-09-20 07:26:11
KARDEC ( Léon Rivail dit Allan)
- 1 volume in-12° relié demi-basane noisette, titre doré, filets dorés en décor, XLIV + 474 p. Rousseurs éparses. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien
2017-09-19 19:28:26
GILCHRIST, Alexander
Macmillan, London. Several full page black & white plates and text illustrations, 1 folding. 2 volumes. 8vo, original full brown pebbled cloth, ornately gilt covers and blind stamped rear covers, hinges and spine ends neatly repaired. London: Macmillan, 1863. First edition. Lacking 1 plate titled "Canterbury Pilgrimage" but otherwise complete and overall a very good(-) copy with generally clean pages. Edited by D. G. and William Rossetti, with some illustrations printed from Blake's original plates and a substantial number of poems published for the first time. Bentley & Nurmi 1234A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2017-09-19 09:50:57
Westermann, Anton, Philologe (1806-1869).
1863. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Entschuldigen Sie, daß ich erst heute Ihre Anfrage wegen des Lamprias beantworte. Die Verzögerung ist lediglich daraus entstanden, daß ich in meinem eigenen Interesse alles thun zu müssen glaubte, um der Sache auf die Spur zu kommen. Um so mehr thut es mir Leid Ihnen bis jetzt keine bestimmte Auskunft geben zu können. Vergebens habe ich mein Gedächtniß zermartert, vergebens die mir zu Gebote stehende Litteratur u. meine eigenen alten Papiere durchwühlt, - ich finde nirgends die bestimmte Angabe, daß der fragliche Codex ein Florentiner gewesen sein soll [...]".
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris
2017-09-19 02:17:36
Fitz Roy, Rear Admiral (Fitzroy)
First edition. Early rebinding in half blue morocco and marbled boards, by Jarrolds of Norwich (originally appeared in blue cloth). 464pp. With 16 engraved charts at back, some coloured, as called for. Robert Fitz Roy (or Fitzroy), 1805-65, was Captain of HMS Beagle, which sailed round the world with Darwin as naturalist. Fitz Roy, as well as being a great navigator, was a pioneering weather forecaster, and was appointed in 1854 as thr first head of what became the Met. Office. He was especially concerned with improving forecasting for shipping, and designed and installed barometers and weather warnings at ports. This book was a landmark in the early science of meteorology, and is rare. It was reprinted in the same year but appears to have no further editions. Copac lists 4 copies only, including the BL, Bodleian and Royal Society.
Bookseller: Michael Sweeney Books [UK]
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2017-09-19 01:01:31
Kingsley, Charles
Macmilland & co, London & Cambridge, UK, 1863. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby.1st edition, 1st printing.Lacks the "L'envoi" page. Notification of erratum printed on page opposite Chapter I read: 'p. 75 "Lizards.had feathers" This was written before Professor Owen's Memoir of November 20 the 1862, showing that the Archaeopteryx is certainly a bird; and was unfortunately overlooked in correcting the proofs.' Half calf, the leather being somewhat worn, particularly to very top of spine.Binding is firm. Boards are marbled and a little rubbed. Light brown/tan endpapers. No inscriptions. Frontispiece and one other full page b&w line drawing illustration by Noel Paton. There are also illustrated little illustrations bearing the first letter of each chapter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Black Box Books [ASHFORD, United Kingdom]
2017-09-18 16:47:15
A Pakeha Maori [i.e. Frederick Edward Maning 1812-1883 ] .:
Auckland : Robert J Creighton & Alfred Scales Queen Street, 1863. Scarce first edition, in the original publisher's cloth binding. 8vo. 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.75. pp.14/pp. 239 . Brown cloth covered boards, corners bumped and edges lightly rubbed. Hinges carefully strengthened at some time in the past. Smooth spine with gilt title. Light foxing to endpapers, otherwise clean English text throughout. Printed title-page lightly soiled, with owner's signature to top of page ( Possibly; 'Willm. Withy' ). A well-preserved copy of this scarce book. Contents include: Preface; 1. Introductory; 2. The market price of a pakeha; 3. A wrestling match; 4. A little affair of 'flotsam and jetsam'; 5. Every Englishman's house is his castle; 6. How I kept house; 7. Excitement caused by first contact with Europeans; 8. The Muru falling into disuse; 9. The Tapu Tohunga; 10. The priest evokes a spirit; 11. The local Tapu; 12. The Tapa; 13. 'My Rangatira'; 14. Trading in the old times; 15. Mana. *** Synopsis: First published anonymously in 1863, this classic book recounts the experiences of Frederick Edward Maning (c.1811-83), an Anglo-Irish trader who emigrated to Tasmania with his family as a boy and later relocated to New Zealand. A self-styled 'Pakeha-Maori' ('Pakeha' is the Maori word for a white New Zealander), Maning acquired land and settled down with a Maori woman, occupying a tenuous position between the two cultures. Observing that the old Maori way of life was rapidly disappearing due to the increased European presence in New Zealand, Maning endeavoured to record Maori customs and material … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: CHILTON BOOKS [SUDBURY, United Kingdom]
2017-09-18 13:14:24
LABORDE (Léon-Emmanuel-Simon-Joseph de)]
Paris, Imprimerie Impériale. in-folio, [4]-48 pp., demi-chagrin fauve, dos à nerfs orné de lions dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Dos insolé. C'est en 1857 que Léon de Laborde (1807-1869) fut nommé directeur des Archives impériales en remplacement de Chabrier-Peloubet. Il y mena une politique de modernisation des bâtiments et de restructuration interne ; c'est dans ce contexte qu'il lança la publication de l'inventaire des grandes séries (Trésor des chartes et collection des sceaux en 1863, Monuments historiques en 1866, Actes du Parlement de Paris en 1867).
Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre [PARIS, France]
2017-09-18 09:44:24
Calw in der Vereinsbuchhandlung. Stuttgart, Steinkopf, 1863. Dritte, ganz neue Ausgabe. VIII, 567 S.; VII, 603 S. Mit 3 (von 6) gefalt., farbigen Karten. Neuer HLnbd. im Stil der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung und marmoriertem Bezugspapier. Kl.-8. Es fehlen die 3 Karten des 1. Bandes. Die vorhandenen 3 Karten des 2. Bandes braunfleckig (hpts. auf der leeren Rückseite). Inhalt Bd. I: Das Heidnische Afrika. Die Länder Muhammeds und der alten Kirchen. Das heidnische Asien. Anhang: I. Die Lappen. II. Israel. Band II: Das heidnische Asien (Schluß). Australien. Amerika. Seltenes und sehr umfangreiches Werk zur Missionsgeschichte und Missionsgeographie mit sehr interessantem völkerkundlichem Material. 800 Gramm.
Bookseller: Antiquariat An der Rott Oswald Eigl [Neumarkt-St.Veit, Germany]
2017-09-17 21:09:44
Oddo Giacomo
Milano presso Giuseppe Scorza di Nicola 1863 - 1865. 4°, mm 260x185, pp. 600, 598, legatura in mz. pelle marrone con quattro nervi titoli e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli azzurrini, discreta conservazione, lievi segni d'usura, legatura del secondo volume staccata, al primo volume allentata , manca il terzo volume e il ritratto in antiporta. Numerose illustrazioni nel testo, importante opera sul fenomeno del brigantaggio in meridione dopo la caduta dei Borbone.
Bookseller: Libreria Spalavera
2017-09-17 18:05:48
IMP. GOUNOUILHOU G. 2ème tirage.. 1863. In-12 Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. 288 pages. INTROUVABLE
Bookseller: Le-Livre.Com
2017-09-17 12:43:54
YOSHIMORI, [Taguchi].
Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB [Aptos, CA, U.S.A.]
2017-09-17 12:43:54
YOSHIMORI, [Taguchi].
[Edo 1863], n.p. Blue stitched wrs., worn covers, woodblock printed in color, 20 double leaves=[40] pages, 3p. text, 27p color illustrations of, 11.6 x 17.5 cm., lower corner a bit "thumbed," else contents fairly clean, solid copy. This is a natural history book, with lovely color woodblock illustrations of flowers, fruit trees, vegetables, birds, butterflies, frog, firefly, and other insects. Each page has several different examples each with a name in Japanese, identifying it. . CONTENTS: Each page is nicely composed, showing the influence of his famous teacher, Kuniyoshi. . The contents shows a very large variety of plants found throughout Japan, including pine, plum, cherry, pear fruit trees. Flowers are the majority of illustrated items, large numbers including orchid, mallow, peony, hydrangea, various flowering weeds, wisteria, rose, iris, thistle, pass flora, lotus, morning glory, wheat, rice, grape, loofa sponge, fern, bamboo and so many more we don’t know the names for a approximately 2-3 per page, . *** FIRST AND ONLY EDITION: This is the FIRST & ONLY EDITION of this book. . *** WHO WAS THE ARTIST: YOSHIMORI: . The artist: YOSHIMORI [1830-1884], his actual name was Taguchi, originally Miko Sakuzo. He used the following "Go" [or studio names]: Ikkosai, Kosai, Kuniharu, Sakurabo & Yoshimori. He was an Ukiyo-e printmaker, and lived first in Edo, later in Yokohama. He was a pupil of Utagawa Kuniyoshi, and specialized in Yokohama and Kacho [Bird & Flower] prints. He is collected by world Museums. *** TITLE: The title slip on the cover is missing as is most likely the t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB [Aptos, CA, U.S.A.]
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2017-09-16 11:42:03
Lever, Darcy and Blunt, George W.
New York: E & G.W, Blunt, 1863. American Edition. 4to (11' x 9"). 2, i-viii, 136, i-xxiv. Repaired/rebound (1970's) in brown suede with new endpapers ( binder's sticker on paste-down endpaper) by Little Rock Library Bindery. Spine appears original. Corners bumped. Bookplate of previous owner Melbourne Smith on free endpaper. 1-2 & (i-iv - first set) have 1' x 3/4" burn mark to fore-edge 2" below head with older clear tape repair. Rest of text block tight, lightly age toned and unmarked. Folding plate and description page of "Queen Of The West" present between 124-125pp. Very good.
Bookseller: Liberty Book Store [USA]
2017-09-15 17:32:29
Dentu, Dumoulin Et Aubry, Paris, 1863. In-8 ( 235x140 mm ) demi chagrin ébène, titre doré sur dos lisse orné de filets et guirlandes dorés.XIV, 240 pages.Ex-libris à l'étiquette collée en contre plat.Introduction. Armorial des villes et communes du département. Armoiries des Communautés et Corps de métiers. Département des Bouches-du-Rhône. Villes principales. Nobiliaire. Documents historiques.Exemplaire truffé d'un feuillet manuscrit sur l'Erection des Marquisats en Provence. Provence.
Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET [Marseille, France]
2017-09-15 15:58:18
Schroeder van der Kolk, J(acob) L(udwig) C(onrad).
Braunschweig Vieweg 1863 - (22,5 x 14,5 cm). X, 217 S., 2 Bll. Anzeigen. Halblederband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe, posthum erschienen. - Schroeder (1797-1862) hat sich besonders um die Verbesserung des holländischen Psychiatriewesens verdient gemacht. - Stempel auf Titel. Gegen Ende mit schwachem braunen Fleck. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, sonst wohlerhalten. - Hirsch/H. III, 582 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber
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2017-09-15 15:19:17
Librería de Guillaumin y Cía, Paris, 1863. Holandesa época con nervios y dorados XVI-463-474 pags. 2 tomos. Dedicatoria autógrafa a D. Antonio Benavides y Fernández de Navarrete [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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