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        Kunstkronyk. Jaargang 1864

      n. p., n. pr., 1864.. 1864. 96 pp. and 18 full-page plates, of which some in colour. Hfcloth over mrbld. boards. Bdg a bit rbbd., a few pages loose(ning) and/or fingersoiled. * Detailed information on request. ZELDZAAM. Met litho's van o.a. Weissenbruch, Munnink en Dekker naar werk van: Ehnle, Jamin, Bakker Korff, Liernur (see picture), Rochussen, Allebé, Bles, v. Ingen, v. Deventer, Scheltema, Bilders en Weissenbruch. Met handgeschreven inhoudsopgave met alle namen van kunstenaars en de respect. lithographen. Ook overzichten van gehouden tentoonstellingen, o. a. Amsterdam Art en Rotterdam in 1864. Nadere informatie beschikbaar. OF GREAT RARITY. More information upon request.

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        Ledger Report by Colored Sergeant, U.S.C.T., "Selling Government horse & bridle." &c.

      1864 - Manuscript Document Signed. July 18, 1864. "Report of Sergeant [William] Buckner of Co. B 46 U.S. Inf." 2 pp. folio. Scarce signed colored officer's report listing several entries, including "selling of Government horse and bridle and saddles sold." Report also mentions barrels of whiskey. William Buckner was a sergeant in the 46th Regiment of United States Colored Troops. From April through November 1864, this regiment was stationed in the District of Vicksburg at Milliken's Bend. Sergeant William Buckner's African American Civil War Memorial plaque number is C-59. ConditionVery lightly written.

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        A Chronicle of England: B.C. 5 -- A. D. 1485

      London: Longmans, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. First Edition. Three Quarters Morocco. Near Fine. Doyle, James E.; Engraved and Printed in Color By Edmund Evans. 4to - over 9¾. Book. viiii + 462 pp. Pristine modern blue 3/4 morocco with raised bands and red title and author label. Only flaw in binding is micro separation lower inch or two of fabric from leather on front board. Binding tight, and but for a very few faint fox marks, pages clean, color illustrations bright. A near fine copy (if not for aforesaid issue on front board, fine).

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        Le Rideau Lev? ou l'?ducation de Laure. Edition revue sur celle originale de 1786 et ornee de six figures libres, gravees d'apres celles qu'on ajouta aux editions de 1786 et de 1790

      Anon, Cythere (Brussels), 1864, Half-Leather, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Not Issued, Edition UnstatedSize: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall, "retirez-vous, censeurs alrilaires; fuyez, devots, hypocrites ou fous; prudes, guenons, et vous, vielles megeres : nou doux transports ne sont pas faits pour vous." Text in French. This title was condemned for outrages against good morals, and destruction ordered by the Cour d'assises de la Vienne on December 12, 1838 and banned for many years afterward. The first appearance of "Le Rideau Levé" was in 1786. Scarce early edition of this erotic fiction. CONDITION Red Marbled bds with Black Leather spine and cnrs, bright Gilt title (mild wear to bds with piece of marbled paper missing to front) Pink eps, pp 271. Internally tight with very bright and clean text block, not inscribed. This edition not illustrated. Texte en français. Édition tôt rare de cette fiction érotique. CONDITIONNEZ les bds marbrés rouges avec l'épine et le CNRS en cuir noirs, les eps roses lumineux du titre de jeune truie (usage doux aux bds avec le morceau de disparus de papier marbrés à affronter), pp 271. Intérieurement fortement avec le bloc très lumineux et propre des textes, non inscrit. Cette édition non illustrée.

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        Sense and Sensibility

      BERNHARD TAUCHNITZ, LEIPZIG 1864 - 3/4 leather bound. General wear and rubbed cover. Gold gilt on spine. Foxing on pages. Browned pages. No bookplate. No markings. Tight binding. 5 raised ribs on the spine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1864 EDITION: 340 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MAINE WOODS

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, first printing. 8vo, original Ticknor textured green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine, bordered and decorated in blind on all covers. Housed in a fine morocco backed foldover case. [i-viii] 328, [23, April ads and catalogue]. An unusually bright and clean and pleasing copy, no foxing and with nice dark, solid cloth. Top of spine with just a bit of evidence of shelving. SCARCE FIRST EDITION IN UNUSUALLY NICE CONDITION. Thoreau&#146;s journey to the Maine Woods has served to this day as a guide for the reverent to the peaceful wilds of the Maine wilderness. By river, rail, and foot, Thoreau ventured with friends to discover the peace of a land they thought would one day be overrun by settlers and tourists. They gazed up a plethora of wildlife, discovered moose in the streams and imbibed the spirit of unspoiled beauty.<br> Thoreau and his party were amongst the very first to set foot upon the summit of Ktaadn. Revered by the native peoples of the region who never ventured to its granite slopes due to reverence, fear, and weather, Ktaadn is today considered perhaps the greatest climbing mountain east of the Mississippi. Though Thoreau and his group took the long and pleasant southern route up, they broke new trails to reach the massive multi-peaked fortress that forms the great mountain. Further chapters offer wonderful reflections on the great Maine wilderness of the Allagash, the wilderness waterway and of moose stalking in the 19th century. "Emerson reading over the essay decided it was the first piece of American literature he had seen in ten years that was worth binding" (Harding). <br> Thoreau &#147;must always be read, whether lovingly or interestedly, for he has all the variable charm... the contradictions, austerities and delightful surprises, of Nature herself.&#148; [Ency Britt] <br> Thoreau&#146;s journey to the Maine Woods has served to this day as a guide for the reverent of the peaceful wilds of the Maine wilderness. By river, rail, and foot, Thoreau ventured with friends to discover the tranquility of a land they thought would one day be overrun by settlers and tourists. <br> Although Thoreau&#146;s background is widely known, a few details are worth repeating. Thoreau first began to appreciate nature in taking care of his mother&#146;s cows. Although he was academically active, having attended Harvard and working as a lecturer and author, his income principally derived from his employment as a surveyor. This job fit in with his notions of the practice of individual economy: he came to believe that the less labor a man did, the better it was for him and the community at large. In fact, he believed that one should have six days of rest and one of labor. He carried out his famous experiment at Walden to prove this point and came to befriend the animals in his environs: &#147;This exquisite familiarity with bird and beast would make us love the memory of Thoreau [even] if his egotism were triply as arrogant, if his often meaningless paradoxes were even more absurd, if his sympathies were even less humanitarian than we know them to have been.&#148; [Ency Britt]<br> Edward Hoar accompanied Thoreau on his journey to the Maine woods. On July 20, 1857, Hoar met Thoreau at the Boston Natural History Museum from which they departed on their journey at 5:00 PM. Hoar was separated from the party on July 29 but found the next day. The woods expedition ended on August 3 and on the morning of August 4, Thatcher, (Thoreau&#39;s uncle who lived in Bangor), Hoar and Thoreau rode to Pushaw Lake and stayed in and around Bangor until the 7th. The left for Portland in the evening and then by boat left for the return to Boston to which they arrived on the morning of Saturday, August 8 and from there, went on to Concord, arriving later on the same morning.<br> First edition copies of this book have become increasingly elusive.

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        The Camera and the Pencil; or the Heliographic Art, Its Theory and Practice in all its Various Branches; e.g. Daguerreotypy, Photography &c.; Together with its History in the United States and Europe

      Philadelphia and New York: M.A. Root; J.B. Lippincott; D. Appleton & Co, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 5" x7.5", pp xviii, 456, illustrated with engravings, portraits. Publisher&#39;s brown cloth, rebacked with original spine laid down. Hannavy: "At the height of his career in thr 1850s, Marcus Aurelius Root was one of America&#39;s preeminent dauguerreotypists....[He] was also one of the prolific and influential writers on photography of his era, contributing numerous articles on both the art and profession of photography to the journals of the period...The Camera and the Pencil remains a major source on the theory and practice of photography in America in the 19th century [and] includes the first history of American photography ever written.

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        Description de quelques espèces de Cobitioïdes et de Cyprinoïdes de Ceylan.

      Haarlem, Loosjes, 1864. 4to. pp. 22, (1), with 4 chromolithographed plates. (together with:) IDEM. Description des espèces de Silures de Suriname conservées aux Musées de Leide et d'Amsterdam. Haarlem, Loosje, 1864. 4to. pp. 104, with 16 (13 coloured) lithographed plates. Contemporary publisher's blue boards. Both works were published in 'Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem, 2 verzameling, vol. 20). Pieter Bleeker was one of the most important ichthyologists of his time and is best remembered for his superb publication 'Atlas Ichthyologique des Indes Orientales'.

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        Millais] The Parables of Our Lord

      Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, Farringdon Street, London 1864 - Quarto. Original publishers red cloth with elaborately blindstamped and gilt-stamped lettering and designs on both covers and spine, bevelled boards. 19 exquisite full-page wood-engraved illustrations by John Everett Millais (engraved by Dalziel). Printed on thick card paper, A.E.G, headpiece desgins, red ruled borders throughout. An extremely scarce and early Pre-Raphaelite work. At time of research, only copy found on internet. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        HAND BOOK Of The UNITED STATES NAVY: Being a Compilation of All the Principal Events in the History of Every Vessel of The United States Navy. From April, 1861, to May, 1864.

      D. Van Nostrand, 192 Broadway., New York: 1864 - "Osbon a journalist, volunteer clerk and signal officer to Farragut." This volume "a dictionary of material about the Navy to 1864; contains interesting descriptions of technical books in use during the Civil War." [Nevins]. Very a Naval Officer of some repute, who was designated a Midshipman 23 February 1863, being promoted to the rank of Ensign in March 1868. He would go on to achieve the rank of Rear Admiral, with one of his final postings in the early 20th C as Commandant, Naval Station Honolulu. While this work is quite common in an institutional setting, it is scarce in the trade, e.g., ABPC & Americana Exchange recording no such instances. Spine a bit sun darkened. Period pos & label of Samuel W. Very ("Midn U. S. N. / San Francisco / Aug. 9 1867"). Foxing throughout, primarily confined to margins. A solid VG copy. Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine & gilt graphic of a ship to front board. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 5". 1st edition (Nevins I, 230; Sabin 57742; Seagrave, p. 524). Not in Broadfoot. iv, [5] - 277, [13] pp. 11 pages of publisher adverts follow text. Last leaf blank. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Roi chez la Reine ou Histoire Secrete du Mariage du Louis XIII et d&#39;Anne d&#39;Autriche

      Paris: A. Aubry. 1864. One of three copies on vellum, from a total issue of 23+ copies: 20 on papier raisin verge, 3 on vellum, and an unspecified number on papier velin. Page size: 8-7/8 x 5-6/8 inches. Title in red and black, initial capitals printed in red. Bound by CAPE: red levant morocco gilt retrospective binding, covers with large elaborate panels with outward curves enclosing four large ornate dentelle sprays stemming from a similar central dentelle cross within an eight-sided double fillet frame, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in two, a repeated dentelle panel in the rest; board edges with double gilt fillet, turn-ins gilt, uncut, fleece-lined cloth box, stamped signed on lower front turn- in: CAPE. Slight wear to upper portions of joints, otherwise a very good copy on pristine vellum in an elegant retrospective binding. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/1001.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR: The Condition And Earning Of Those That Will Work, Cannot Work, And Will Not Work (Three Volumes)

      Charles Griffin and Company, London 1864 - First printing, this edition. Vol. I: frontis port., illustrated title page (The London Costermonger), map of London, pp. 3-543, ills. (The Coster Girl through The London Sweep, all present), Vol. II (no title page, as usual), frontis (The Cut Evening), pp. 3-573, ills., (View of a Dust Yard through Street Performers on stilts, all present), Vol. III: frontis (London harbour), pp. 3-452, index, ills. (Steet Porter with Knot through Costermongers in Holiday Attire). All volumes uniform in three-quarters calf over marbled boards, spine with five raised bands and gilt decorations and titles, marbled endpapers and page-edges. All original and intact. No owner's marks, no tears, hinges intact, virtually no foxing. Light wear to boards but nothing serious. A superb original copy with no repairs done. Photos available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WINE, THE VINE, AND THE CELLAR.

      London, Longman Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864.SECOND EDITION 1864, (revised and enlarged), 8vo, approximately 220 x 140 mm, 8¾ x 5½ inches, folding frontispiece depicting The Vintage, 29 illustrations in the text including 2 full page and a full page map, plus 2 folding tables, pages: xvi, 540 including index, plus 43 page publisher's catalogue dated August 1875, bound in the publisher's blind decorated fine grained red cloth, gilt illustration and lettering on gilt panels on upper cover, lettering on gilt panels on spine with gilt vine leaves and gilt bands at head and tail of spine, brown endpapers. Spine darkened and with some dark spotting, very slight wear to head and tail of spine, tiny string dent to top and bottom of upper cover, tiny bump to top corner of upper cover, tiny spot on upper cover, small stain on lower cover, a crease across lower corner of title page, not affecting printed area, occasional pale fox spot, 1 margin lightly soiled, otherwise contents clean. A very good tight copy. First published in 1863. General remarks are followed by chapters on Port and the Douro; Lisbon and Lisbon wine; Sherry and Spanish wines; 5 chapters on French wines; Italy, Sicily and Marsala; Greece; Hungary; Crimea; South Africa; America; Australia; a chapter on cellars, decanting and bottling; and a final chapter on gout. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 245, G36130: "Shaw's wit, sense of humor and love of wine pervades every page. Although there is much historical data, of real interest in the book are Shaw's reminiscences and anecdotes of his forty - two years in the wine trade". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        READING THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.

      [Hartford: S.A. Peters & Co.], 1864. - Lithograph, 18 x 20 3/4 inches. Matted to 22 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches. Corners and edges with a few chips and small tears. Small dampstain along lower edge. Image fresh and crisp. Very good. An imagined image depicting a white Union soldier reading the Emancipation Proclamation to a cabin full of slaves (or former slaves). A young boy stands atop a chair and holds a torch aloft to make light, while a woman kneels and clasps her hands together prayerfully at the table next to him, two smaller children clinging to her. To her left, an older woman raises a hand in thankfulness while a man swings his cap to celebrate. To the right of the boy with the torch and the reading soldier, a woman holds a baby while her daughter stands near her, and a man next to her prays over clasped hands. Another man peers incredulously at the newspaper over the shoulder of the soldier. A boll of cotton hangs from a line strung across the room at the top edge of the image. The image was drawn by H.W. Herrick and engraved by J.W. Watts. It is copyrighted by Lucious Stebbins and was issued with a pamphlet by him. The title and a portrait of Abraham Lincoln are beneath the image itself. A wonderful image, combining sentiment and propaganda in equal degrees.

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        Historia da fundaçaò di Imperio Brazileiro, 7 vol.

      B. L. Garnier, Rio de Janeiro 1864 - 7 vol., de 1864 à 1868. Reliure demi-cuir vert et papier marbré, dos à quatre nerfs très joliment orné avec inscription dorée - 318 , 12 , 32 pp. (catalogues des Editions Garnier); 375, 32 pp.; 397 pp.; 366 pp.; 344, 4 pp.; 314 pp. Première édition. Un coin cassé sur le deuxième plat du vol. 1, quelques coins usés; rousseurs éparses dans tous les volumes, sinon bel état général. Portrait de l'auteur gravé en frontispice du premier volume. Bel ensemble. Rare.

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        The New York Herald, July 9, 1864: The Naval Battle of Cherbourg

      New York: The New York Herald, 1864-01-01. Paperback. Good. Folio size newspaper. 8p. Folded twice. Some toning and tanning. First newspaper to print a full in-depth report and map of the U.S.S Kearsarge&#39;s battle and victory over the C.S.S. Alabama near Cherbourg, France. Map has heavy ink from the press, lighter ink on the bottom of the front page. Wear to extremities. Hole present on subtitle between States and Kearsarge and a hole present at mid-section (see picture). Along the long-title before the report, there is a 2 inch long scratch and two very small holes. 1 tear on upper right and 1 tear on center top of map. Along the main fold along the midsection the paper is in delicate condition. The pages 2-3 and 6-7 are uncut, unusual for a paper this old, especially for a paper printed in the Civil War. Pg. 4 relates the news from the Confederate raids into Maryland and Pennsylvania during the March on Washington and just before the Battle of Monocacy. Pg 5 continues the story from page 1 on the battle of Cherbourg. A rare edition of one of the most important naval battles during the Civil War. Please feel free to view our photographs. <br><br> The Battle of Cherbourg, or sometimes the Battle off Cherbourg or the Sinking of CSS Alabama, was a single-ship action fought during the American Civil War between a United States Navy warship, the USS Kearsarge, and a Confederate States Navy warship, the CSS Alabama, on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France. The CSS Alabama served as a successful commerce raider, attacking Union merchant and naval ships over the course of her two-year career, during which she never anchored in a Southern port. However, it was a meeting of chance, a meeting 2 years in waiting, when the Kearsarge saw the Alabama in port for some much needed repairs. Both captains, respectful of French neutrality went into international waters and commenced, with the Alabama opening fire first. For many years after the battle, Confederate Captain Semmes stated that he would never have chosen to test USS Kearsarge had he known of her armor-clad protection. CSS Alabama had destroyed or captured dozens of Union merchant vessels during her Atlantic cruises; when word of Alabama&#39;s sinking reached the northeastern United States, many Northerners were joyful.

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        Raven Rockstrow: or, the Pedlar's Dream. A romance of Melbourne.

      - Melbourne, Caxton Repository 1864. Octavo later (earlyish-mid c20th) morocco; [8],7-258pp, (wood?) engraved frontispiece by Calvert after a drawing by John Fallon. Name and a couple of extraneous squirls on the title, some browning; a pretty good copy with the bookplate of Harry Austin Brentnall, medico and bookmaker whose books used to be ubiquitous in the Sydney trade. Only edition of this quite rare sensation thriller, dubbed the first Melbourne novel proper. Certainly it's a grim metropolitan book set in the slums where life revolves around the pawn shop. From two brief paragraphs I picked out these descriptions of Goodrich's Melbourne: dreary, isolation, misery, oppressive, ghostly waste, and forlorn. Blackmail, murder, a story within a story; it's all here. This has one of the most captivating illustrations I've seen in a thriller. The frontispiece, on pink paper, is a dark, dark engraving that demands close inspection; maybe the best depiction of what mysterious deeds in the dark of night really look like. The binding is neat and workmanlike more than inspired. Most of the twentieth century was not a good period for Australian binding.

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        MILITARY MAP OF SOUTH-EASTERN VIRGINIA.

      Washington: Henry Lindenkohl & Charles G. Krebs, 1864. - Map, 19 x 30 1/2 inches. Printed in blue and black, matted. Minor foxing and soiling. Very good. An important military map showing the area around Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia, all the way to the Chesapeake Bay, and including the Northern Neck and the country as far south as Norfolk. Railroads, roads, and waterways are all noted in detail. Richmond has been ringed with concentric circles, printed in blue, spaced five miles apart to show the distance from the city. This map was compiled by the U.S. Coast Survey and is dated June 1864. With the beginning of the Civil War the United States Army found itself scrambling to obtain adequate field maps for military operations in the South. The most established cartographic branch of the Government, the Coast Survey, was pressed into service to provide these maps, some with a coastal component but mainly for landlocked locations. The cartographers of the Coast Survey reviewed all of the existing cartography available, but also drew on military and scouting reports and covert agents to assemble to most detailed possible maps detailing places, roads, railroads, natural features. Two key figures in the Coast Survey effort during the War were Henry Lindenkohl and his brother Adolph, who were responsible for actually drawing many of the field maps. The Lindenkohls were born in Germany, but emigrated to the United States as teenagers and became American citizens. Adolph had already worked at the Coast Survey before the War began, and Henry joined in 1861. Together they made a huge contribution to the war effort through their superb cartographic work, producing and revising maps of different theatres of operations through 1865. Both continued with the survey for the rest of their lives; Adolph died in 1904 after fifty years on the job, and Henry in 1920 after fifty-nine. A detailed map of southeastern Virginia, printed toward the end of the war. By the time this was executed, Grant had pushed southward in the bitter fighting of the summer of 1864, and the noose had tightened around Richmond and Petersburg. LC MAPS OF THE CIVIL WAR 490.

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        Experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Physiologie und Pathologie der Embolie, Transfusion und Blutmenge.

      - Virch. Arch. path. Anat., 27./29. - Berlin, Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1864, 8°, (2), 286 pp., orig. Broschur; unaufgeschnittenes frisches Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe in Buchform dieses Grundlagenwerkes. - Peter Ludwig Panum (1820-1885) aus Rönne in Bornholm, ein Schüler Claude Bernards, Professor in Kiel und Kopenhagen, ist der Begründer der modernen dänischen Physiologie. Der vorliegende, klassische Text enthält grundlegende Erkenntnisse zur Lehre von den embolischen Prozessen und zur Transfusionskunde. Daneben finden sich noch sehr frühe, experimentelle Studien zur Koronardurchblutung. -- Panum erkannte, daß beim defibrinierten Blut kein Unterschied mehr zwischen arterieller und venöser Herkunft bestand. Er bemerkte, daß die transfundierten Blutkörperchen im Empfängerorganismus weiter ihre respiratorische Funktion ausüben und das Fibrin innerhalb von 48 Stunden wieder regeneriert wird. Daneben konnte er nachweisen, daß defibriniertes Blut wiederbelebend wirkte und auch in größeren Mengen gut vertragen wurde. Mit diesen Erkenntnissen gehört Panum zu den Pionieren der Transfusionskunde. -- Von ebenso großer Bedeutung sind seine Forschungsergebnisse zur Entstehung der Embolie, die er durch Injektionen von Öl, Fett, Wachs, etc. in die Aorta und Koronararterien von Hunden gewonnen hatte. Alle vorliegenden Arbeiten stammen noch aus der Kieler Tätigkeit des berühmten Physiologen. - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. Among the earliest studies of the coronary circulation to employ methods of physiological measurement, Panum's experiments confirmed Erichsen's conclusion that any disease, such as hardening of the coronary arteries, that interferes with the flow of the blood through them may result in sudden death. He embolized the coronary arteries and aorta of dogs by means injection of powder, wax, oil and India ink, finding gradual cessation of cardiac action. -- He replaced practically the entire blood of a dog and found no change in behavior of the animal. He pointed out the dangers implied in direct transfusion of non-defibrinated blood and in transfusion from one species to another. He found the transfusion of defibrinated blood within the same species to be relatively safe. -- Panum, who had trained under Virchow and Claude Bernard, was the founder of modern Danish physiology. He opened the first Danish physiology laboratory in Copenhagen in 1864. - See Leibowitz, Hist. of Cor. Heart disease, 130-31; Fishman & Richards, Circulation of Blood, 230-32; Maluf, Hist. of Blood Transf., 78; Schorr, Gesch. d. Bluttransfus., 35 + 45-46; Hirsch IV, 492-94; Meisen, Danish Scientists, 134-37; Carstensen, P.L. Panum (Neumünster 1967); Garrison & Morton 3008; Waller 7095; Willius & Dry, p. 157; Norman 1633. Not in Bedford-Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - CHARCOT Jean-Baptiste (1864-1936), médecin et explorateur. Lettre autographe signée adressée à un Monsieur. [Neuilly-sur-Seine], le 30 mars 1923. 1 p. in-4. Charcot au Yacht Club dont il fut membre et président rappelle les règles d'admission : « Cher Monsieur, le règlement du Yacht Club est formel Pour être titulaire, il faut être présenté par deux membres. je lui servirai volontiers de second parrain. ».

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        Lincoln beats McClellan 92-77! Rare Poll Book and Tally Papers of the 1864 presidential vote of Buena Vista, Harrison County, Indiana ? a year earlier the Harrison town of Corydon was plundered by Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan

      Comprises:(1) Partly printed Poll Book, 12 lined and columned pages, 8.5? x 14?. Completed in manuscript. First page and three inside pages are filled out; the rest are blank. First (cover) page is headed: ?State of Indiana, Harrison County, S.S. We the undersigned Board of Judges of an Election held at the town of Buena Vista in Taylor Township, Harrison County, and State of Indiana, on the 8th of November, 1864, for the Election of thirteen Electors for President and Vice President, Certify that the following number of Votes were cast for each Candidate:? Signed by one Inspector, two Clerks, and two Judges. Printed at the left, in a column: ?George B. McClellan / and / George H. Pendleton, / For Electors.? followed by 13 names, and ?Abraham Lincoln / and / Andrew Johnson, / For Electors.? followed by 13 names. To the right of the name of the first McClellan / Pendleton elector is penned ?Received Seventyseven Votes 77? followed by 12 sets of three ditto marks. To the

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        Poems". Autograph manuscript signed.

      Marburg and Vienna, 1863 and 1864. - 12mo. 204 pp. Contemp. cloth. A range of 109 numbered poems, written in Marburg between April and July 1863 (nrs. 1 to 75) and in Vienna from August 1863 to February 1864. - Tauschinsky, a "pioneer of the labor movement" (aeiou.iicm.tugraz.at), was active in the labor movement since 1868; in 1874 he was the founder and first Chairman of the Social Democratic Party at Neudörfl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Mount Sinai and the Holy Land in 1864. IN WHOLLY UNRESTORED PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      Alfred Gadsby 1864 - 8vo., First Edition, with 4 engraved illustrations (2 full-page) and a full-page engraved map in the text; neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; original brown cloth, boards elaborately framed and blocked in blind, upper board lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers, upper joint very lightly rubbed else a remarkably well-preserved, bright, clean copy. With 2pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Vividly-written personal account of the author's journey from Marseilles through Palestine and Egypt in 1864. A MOST DESIRABLE COPY, IN THE PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL AND FRAGILE BINDING, OF A WORK FAR SCARCER THAN ITS PREDECESSOR 'MY WANDERINGS'. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STORIA D'ITALIA dal 1815 fino alla promulgazione del Regno d'Italia narrata al Popolo

      Usigli 1864 - 2 Volumi in 4°(30 x 19,5); Pagine (VIII-964)-(978) Legatura coeva in mezza pelle marrone con 4 nervi, titolo e numero del volume dorati con fregi incisi a secco. Pagine interne sane con qualche rara fioritura, gommatura a tutti i tagli. Affascinante apparato iconografico costituito da 80 Tavole Litografiche (33 nel primo volume e 47 nel secondo) con ritratti di personaggi storici e scene storiche diesegnate da G. Castagnola; le litografie sono opera di Ballagny e Figli Firenze. Opera allo stato di Ottimo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Historique et Pittoresque Du Histoire Universelle Tome I Antiquite - Tome II Moyen-Age - Tome III Temps Moderne.

      E. Simon Imprimeur, Strasbourg 1864 - 3 tomi in un volume in folio (31 x 38); Tome I Antiquite - pagine 1ff.-Tavola litografata -XX- 41 Tavole Cronologiche a doppia pagina - 16 Tavole illustrate con riferimento ai tematismi propri dell'Evo Antico - 6 Carte geografiche delle quali 3 a doppia pagina; Tome II Moyen-Age - pagine 4ff.-Tavola litografata - 64 Tavole Cronologiche a doppia pagina - 16 Tavole illustrate con riferimento ai tematismi propri del Medioevo - 2 Carte geografiche a doppia pagina; Tome III Temps Moderne - pagine 4ff.- 58 Tavole Cronologiche a doppia pagina - 21 Tavole illustrate con riferimento ai tematismi propri del Evo Moderno - 9 Carte geografiche alcune a doppia pagina - Repertorio di 32 pagine Legatura coeva in piena pelle verde restaurata mediante l'applicazione di carta telata ai piatti interni, il dorso ha 5 nervi con fregi e titolo dorati Le carte interne sono sane e pressochè esenti dai classichi arrossamenti, le tavole e le carte geografiche sono senza difetti e tutte applicate su braghette. Opera in condizioni più che discrete.

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        Histoire Naturelle des Araignées (Aranéides).

      Paris, Roret, 1864. 8vo (225 x 135mm). pp. (4), 540, with 207 figures in the text. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettering on spine. First edition.

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        CHRYSALIDAS: Poesias [1° ed.]. Com um Prefacio do Dr. Caetano Filgueiras.

      Livraria de B.L. Garnier 1864 - 178 pp. First edition. The author's 2nd or 3rd published work (those earlier being drama); his first collection of poetry. Bound in later 3/4 brown calf with gilt stamped spine; raised cords; marble boards; plain endpapers. Binding tight; boards pristine; a half-dozen corrections in neat red pencil which appear to be editorial (Machado's hand?), using specific editorial marks, scattered through the text; extremely light wear; extremely light foxing; otherwise a fine copy in a later binding without the original wrappers bound in. Book dedicated to the author's parents, Francisco José and Maria Leopoldina. A 'Post-facio' section follows with a copy (indicated as "Prefacio" on the titlle page but actually appearing at the conclusion of the text) of the author's letter to Dr. Caetano Filgueiras, dated Rio de Janeiro, 1° Sept. 1864. Notes, errata, and an index follows the text. First editions of Machado de Assis are quite scarce; especially this early and in this condition. See additional images provided. Born June 21, 1839, died Sept. 29, 1908, Machado de Assis was a Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright, short story writer, and advocate of monarchism. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer of Brazilian literature, but he did not gain widespread popularity outside Brazil in his own lifetime. He was multilingual, having learned French, English, German, and Greek later in life. Machado's works had a great influence on Brazilian literary schools of the late 19th and early 20th century. José Saramago, Carlos Fuentes, Woody Allen and Susan Sontag are among his admirers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Life of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson. 2 volumes

      London: James Nisbet & Co, 1864. Leather bound. Very good. Leather bound. 12mo. [1], vi, [1], 333pp., [1]; [1], xvi, 527pp. Pasted down portrait of Jackson volume 1. Three-quarter red Moroccan leather binding with reddish marbled paper covered boards. Gilt decorated spines with brown and dark green gilt stamped title labels on spines. Reddish marbled end sheets. Gilt top edges. Defunct ex-institutional oval stamps from "Middletown State Bolles Memorial Library Homeopathie Hospital" on front blank end sheet, title page and rear end sheet of volumes 1 and II. Previous owner book plate J. Hynesworth Boyd on front paste down of volume 1. Light rubs to leather edges and joints. According to Howes; "Written by a member of Jackson&#39;s staff, with the help of Jackson&#39;s family. Next to Henderson, his most authoritative biography." & & Howes D 2.

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        READING THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

      [Hartford: S.A. Peters & Co.], 1864.. Lithograph, 18 x 20 3/4 inches. Matted to 22 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches. Corners and edges with a few chips and small tears. Small dampstain along lower edge. Image fresh and crisp. Very good. An imagined image depicting a white Union soldier reading the Emancipation Proclamation to a cabin full of slaves (or former slaves). A young boy stands atop a chair and holds a torch aloft to make light, while a woman kneels and clasps her hands together prayerfully at the table next to him, two smaller children clinging to her. To her left, an older woman raises a hand in thankfulness while a man swings his cap to celebrate. To the right of the boy with the torch and the reading soldier, a woman holds a baby while her daughter stands near her, and a man next to her prays over clasped hands. Another man peers incredulously at the newspaper over the shoulder of the soldier. A boll of cotton hangs from a line strung across the room at the top edge of the image. The image was drawn by H.W. Herrick and engraved by J.W. Watts. It is copyrighted by Lucious Stebbins and was issued with a pamphlet by him. The title and a portrait of Abraham Lincoln are beneath the image itself. A wonderful image, combining sentiment and propaganda in equal degrees.

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        FIRESIDE TRAVELS

      1864 - INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY LOWELL, James Russell. FIRESIDE TRAVELS. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1864. 324p. First edition. Unrecorded state as it has 5 blank pages before the list of Mr. Lowell's writings. Bound in terra cotta cloth which is somewhat faded. Gilt stamped spine and blind stamped boards. Chips to head and tail. Inscribed "To/C.W.Story,/With the Author's love:/1864." In addition, the book was passed to the recipient's son, Moorfield Storey, the first president of the NAACP with his bookplate on the front pastedown. (BAL 13117)

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        Jahrbuch des Schweizer Alpenclub. Die Alpen. Les Alpes. Le Alpi. Monatsschrift des Schweizer Alpenclub. Revue du Club Alpin Suisse. Rivista del Club Alpino Svizzero.1864 (1. Jahrgang) bis 1987 in 121 Bände aber ohne Beilage. 1. Serie 1864-1924, 58 Bände. 2. Serie 1925-1987, 63 Bände.

      J. Dalp - Expedition des Jahrbuchs des SAC - Stämpfli 1864-1987, Bern, - 265x185, Illustriert mit Farblithographien, Chormolithographie, Xylographien, Heliogravuren, und Farb- und S/W Photographien für die letzten Band.Binden Kummerhälfte an falschen Nerven, Titeletiketten am Rücken für die erster 25 Bände, andere Band sind alles Verlegereinband. Sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas.

      Johnson and Ward, New York 1864 - Rebound, hence now tight. No library markings. 18 1/2" tall, 15" wide. Endpapers are marbled paper, FFEP marbled and missing top corner and right margin (see photos). Paper is friable but binding is intact. Covers blind embossed borders with gilt embossed front device of the "Unite States Seal." Back cover has same illustration embossed but not in gilt. American Indian scene as frontispiece with tissue guard. With " physical geography, and with descriptions Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, including the latest federal census, a Geographical Index, and a Chronological history of the Civil War in America." Johnson & Ward is listed as successors to Johnson and Browning who are in turn successors to J. H. Colton & Co. 123 numbered folios. 102 numbered map folios (note many maps cover two pages and hence have two folio numbers). Plate/Map 46 of Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana has a tear of 6" which could easily be repaired. 8 1/2 by 11" Wood's map of Milwaukee, Lit by Chas Shober laid, not bound, in. Map of Russia has chip from lower right hand corner detached but present and so could be repaired and affects only the tiniest portion of the border design. Nebraska for example is included but as a territory, not a state and Idaho is considerably smaller than it ended up. All maps are colored. As noted the paper is extremely friable. The size and weight of this book will make it too expensive to ship outside of the United States. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lee Booksellers]
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        Monumentos históricos del Municipio Flavio Malacitano.

      - Málaga, 1864, 26 x 17 cm., hol. piel moderna, puntas, conserva cubiertas originales, XI págs. ? 1 h. ? 574 págs. ? 1 h. ? 7 láminas y planos, varios de ellos plegados. ANDALUCÍA MÁLAGA ARQUEOLOGÍA

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        FRAMED Johnson's Nebraska Dakota, Colorado Idaho and Kansas

      1864 - Near the forefront of the atlas publication industry for a quarter century was mapmaker and aggressive marketer Alvin Jewitt Johnson. Around 1860, in a transaction that remains somewhat mysterious, Johnson acquired a set of detailed plates from J.H. Colton, one of the foremost mapmakers of the century, and used them to print the Johnson atlas that was to find its way into homes across the country. Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas was first published in 1860, and today these maps have become prized collectibles and true works of cartographic art. The attention to detail and fine hand coloring of these maps make them some of the best collectibles maps from the 19th century. This signal page map illustrates the states of Nebraska Dakota, Colorado Idaho and Kansas. Note that Dakota is unsplit into north and south, and Idaho Territory occupies what is present day Wyoming and Montana. Map details western forts, cities and towns, lakes and rivers, wagon trails, railroads and proposed railroads, and Capt. Gunnison's exploration route. This map is framed with a decorative wooden frame with matting and an inner framed with a fillet and marble paper. All Art Source framing use archival materials including acid-free mat board and UVA protective glass.

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        Collection of six items of Lincoln ephemera, mostly relating to the 1864 re-election campaign; and with one relating to his death

      Very Good. A positive outcome of the re-election campaign of Abraham Lincoln in 1864 was in doubt up to the very end. But in the end, Lincoln won with a large electoral college victory and quite a substantial popular vote. There was "dissatisfaction within his own party by Radical Republicans, who doubted Lincoln&#39;s commitment to ensuring political equality for the formerly enslaved once the war had ended" [see the website of the Miller Center, University of Virginia, &#39;The Campaign and Election of 1864&#39;]. He was also at odds within his own party regarding his aversion to the Wade-Davis bill. Between those things and the Democratic platform attacking his abuse of presidential powers for "censoring the press, extending military rule over areas adequately served by civilian government, and arresting and detaining war critics without benefit of a trial [see the Miller Center article], even Lincoln felt that his campaign would not survive. And so, a vicious campaign ensued with a pamphlet battle of opposition tracts the likes of which had not been seen before. The Democrats in New York, for example, formed a "Society for the Diffusion of Political Knowledge" and issued pamphlets confusing voters regarding miscegenation and abolition. Scurrilous pamphlets were issued regarding a number of controversial subjects. And paper ruled supreme. In the end of course, the Emancipation Proclamation, then the fall of Atlanta, and General Grant, insuring that soldiers were able to vote either by absentee ballot or by getting leave to go home to vote, gave the President all he needed to win the election overwhelmingly. Among the paper ephemera and pamphlets issued during this campaign were Union Campaign tickets from various states. The campaign tickets were announcing and supporting the "National Union Party," the name used by the Republican Party for the National ticket in the 1864 presidential election. It was used to attract the War Democrats. & & This collection of Lincoln ephemera includes these printed Union tickets. Three Union Tickets, one from Massachusetts, two from California; a broadside poem "Hymn for the National Fast. Appointed by President Lincoln, April 30th, 1863; an envelope with a bust-length engraving of Lincoln imprinted "J.M. Whittemore & Co., Publishers, Boston;" a woodcut engraving of one of the battles of the Civil War, the sinking of the CSS Alabama during the Battle of Cherbourg; and a Boston city pamphlet of the memorial service in honor of the death of President Lincoln, June 1, 1865. The Massachusetts Union Ticket is printed in red, blue, and black on white/cream paper and headed "Lincoln and Johnson Union Ticket. One Flag, One Country, One Government. We Vote, as our Soldiers... for Liberty and the Union...." This is an statement as well on the decision of the president to allow the soldiers to vote in the election by absentee ballot. Among the electors is Edward Everett of Boston. Also included on the ticket were: "For Representative in Congress for District No. Four, Samuel Hooper... Governor, John A. Andrew...." Printed by "John Ford, Printer, Harvard Square." The California Union Tickets are from the 2nd Congressional District which included Sacramento and the 1st Congressional District which included San Francisco. The 2nd district ticket proclaims "We will defend it forever!" with a woodcut of the American flag and a cannon. On the verso, printed in red, is a woodcut of "The Union Forever," with images including Lady Liberty, a flag, the White House, etc. The 1st district ticket is printed in a burnt orange/reddish color. & & Also included in this collection is a printed broadside poem "Hymn for the National Fast. Appointed by President Lincoln, April 30th, 1863" which says, in part, "Almighty God, before thy throne A mourning people bend... We come, a sad and broken band, And filled with grief, deplore That Union, once our pride and boast, Which now we know no more...." Senator James Harlan of Iowa, whose daughter later married President Lincoln&#39;s son Robert, introduced a Resolution in the Senate on March 2, 1863 asking President Lincoln to proclaim a national day of prayer and fasting. The Resolution was adopted on March 3, and signed by Lincoln on March 30, one month before the fast day was observed. This hymn was printed in honor of the occasion of the National Fast. The woodcut engraving, artist unknown, showing three ships, one, the CSS Alabama, sinking and one, the USS Kearsarge, the US Navy warship with smoke billowing around it. In the center, smaller than the others is the English yacht, the Deerhound which observed the battle off Cherbourg, France on June 19, 1864 and which took Semmes, the Captain of the Alabama and 40 of his men to England to ensure that they were not captured. This battle was unusual because it took place outside of American waters. Also, the Alabama had been victorious a number of times against the Union during its time at sea, so when news came to the United States, the northerners were thrilled. The battle was so stunning that Edouard Manet painted two paintings of it.& & Pamphlet, 4 pages, 1865, entitled "City of Boston. Memorial Services in Honor of Abraham Lincoln, The Late President of the United States, at Music Hall, Thursday, June 1, 1865." The service program includes the Committee of Arrangements with a list of members&#39; names, including John S. Tyler, Joseph Story, Solomon B. Stebbins and others; a eulogy by Hon. Charles Sumner, and "Choral: Luther&#39;s Judgment Hymn. Words by O. W. Holmes." While Lincoln was mourned and honored all along the train route to Illinois for his burial just a few short months after his re-election, there were many memorial services throughout the country, including more than one in Boston. One was held just three days after Lincoln&#39;s death in Faneuil Hall. The one offered here was a large service at Music Hall, a building built in 1852, housing the first concert organ in the country (and only first inaugurated in November of 1863). Included as well in this collection is an envelope with a bust-length portrait engraving of Lincoln imprinted "J.M. Whittemore & Co., Publishers, Boston." Very Good. Additional images on request.

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        THE COMIC HISTORY OF ENGLAND [with] THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME

      London: The Punch Office, 1864. Bindings and contents quite fine, the hand-colored plates exceptionally bright. Plates in Rome are on paper that has browned and is a bit brittle. Three volumes bound as two. Large 8vo. xviii, 320p, 304p; xii, 308p. Profusely illustrated by John Leech with many wood engravings and 30 hand-colored steel engravings. Uniformly bound by Riviere in full blue polished calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with red and green title labels gilt and ornate panel ornaments, the upper covers with pictorial gilt vignettes.

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        To the Governor and the Legislature of the State of.

      ?, N.P. 1864 - CONFEDERATE IMPRINT. Exceptionally rare and important. At the head of the title "NOT TO BE PUBLISHED." To the Governor and the Legislature of the State of [ ]. The undersigned having for the last two years given much attention to the systematizing and encouraging what may be termed private warfare not only in the oceans but on our coasts, sounds, bays and rivers - deems it his duty and privilege to present the following considerations I. Volunteer Navy II. Coast and river privateers or bands of destructionists and capturers. 7pp. Original self wraps. Browned with some spots of foxing. All of the narrative is legible. Some mild creasing to the pages. Sage was one the primary organizers of the Confederate Secret Service. He suggests the setting up of a volunteer navy, and officer led raiding parties to seize Union vessels. These vessels would either be used by the Confederacy or sold. He also suggests bounties to be paid to the captors. These would be paid by the floating of long-term Confederate bonds. An extremely rare & important imprint DONE UP IN SECRECY. Above the title appears "NOT TO BE PUBLISHED" . Parrish & WillIngham 5035. Locates only one copy. OCLC locates no copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Minutes of the Forty-Third Annual Session of the Brier Creek Association - Sept. 1864

      Zimmerman, Wilkes & Co., North Carolina 1864 - Beige self-wraps. Four pages. Chipping to the bottom edge and fore edge of the pages. Very mild damp staining to some portions of the pages. Page 1 and 2 consist of minutes of the meeting. Page 3 is a circular. Page 4 is a statistical table. An extremely rare North Carolina imprint. P & W 9145. Locates only 1 copy. OCLC locates no copies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Minutes of the Forty-Third Annual Session of the Brier Creek Association convened at Grassy Knob Meeting House Iredell County, N.C.

      R.W. Wooten, Zimmerman Wilkes Co. 1864 - CONFEDERATE IMPRINT.A most delicate paper pamphlet. There is mild damp staining and edge chipping to the pages. Minutes of previous meetings, circular and a statistical table listing Churches, Counties, Post office, Pastors, Delegates Names, Etc. PARISH & wILLINGHAM 9145.Locates ONE copy. A very Rare Confederate Imprint. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE CHILD'S FIRST BOOK. Approved by the Education Association of Virginia Through Their Committee.

      Ayres & Wade, Richmond 1864 - 12mo., 48pp., illustrated with line drawings and text vignettes. Bound in original tan wrappers, with advertisements on the rear panel. The wrapper edges are lightly chipped, particularly on the front panel. Internally clean and bright. A Very Good, almost Near Fine. ****Crandall 4036 (Confederate Imprints)**** [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Chronicle of England B.C. 55--A.D. 1485 Written and Illustrated by James E. Doyle The Designs Engraved and Printed in Colours by Edmund Evans.

      London Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green. 1864. London: Edmund Evans, Engraver and Printer, Raquet Court, Fleet Street. - Size of binding: 8 1/2 in. x 11 1/8 in. x 2 2/8 in. (thick), [i]-viii, pp. [1]-462. Illustrated with 81 various sized illustrations by James E. Doyle, printed in colors by Edmund Evans. A specially bound copy, possibly used as a wedding present. Bound in full, red morocco leather, with five raised bands on the spine, and gilt-lettered titling, with tooled designs in compartments, bevelled-edge, heavy covers with a geometric design of blindstamped and gilt lines, with bordering using floral tooling with British armorial details, double-line borders around the covers, broken-line borders on the cover edges, richly gilt dentelles (leather turn-ins), with acorn design tooling; sewn headbands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. No binder's name present, but a high quality Victorian gift type binding. Pencilled wedding gift inscription on the front of the first flyleaf: M. E. Howard Donum Nuptiale W.F. 10 Decr. 1863., this leaf shows a tanned imprint, possibly from a haircomb-shaped object, or pressed flowers (?). The covers show some light wear to the leather surfaces and at spine ends, bumping to lower back cover corner, with a small abrasions along the back cover margins. Tan-spotting to the flyleaves and reverses of the marbled endpapers. Page 263-264 shows a nick to the upper edge/margin, with tanning (possibly an imperfection in the paper sheet). Pages and illustrations are generally clean. Weight: 6 1/4 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Soldiers Rest, Alexandria, Va. (Virginia/Civil War)

      Chas. Magnus, New York/Washington D.C. 1864 - Lithograph with original hand-color. Image size: 13 x 18". Frame size: 19 5/8 x 24 3/4". Inventory#: p1968pfat.

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        Memoria sobre la inundación del Júcar en 1864

      - Hidrosfera. Agua. Hidrología. (93) Imprenta Nacional. Madrid. 1866 28 cm. XXXI, 424 p, 3 h. de plan. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con lomo estampado. Bosch y Juliá, Miguel 1818-1879. Presentada al Ministerio de Fomento por Miguel Bosch y Juliá. Impr. Nacional. Inundaciones. Valencia (Provincia). S.XIX. Cubioerta rozada G3 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Savage Africa: Being the Narrative of a Tour in Equatorial, Southwestern, and Northwestern Africa; With Notes on the Habits of the Gorilla; On the Existence of Unicorns and Tailed Men; On the Slave-Trade; On the Origin, Character, and Capabilities of the Negro, and on the Future Civilization of Western Africa

      Harper & Brothers, Publishers, XI,[1],[13]-452pp. + - 1864, 1st American Edition. (Hardcover) Good to very good. xi,[1],[13]-452pp. + [6]pp. (ads). Octavo in original cloth and pale yellow coated endpapers with woodcut plates and illustrations in text, and folding map. Stefansson's copy from his library. Wear to lower corners, foot and head of spine, joints starting at foot of spine, else a clean copy of an uncommon title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Naturelle d'Oiseaux d'Europe (Passereaux). Deuxième édition revue et corrigée avec 80 planches représentant 200 sujets peintes d'après nature gravées sur acier et coloriées avec soins.

      Paris, F. Savy, (1864). Royal-8vo (240 x 155mm). pp. (4), 132, 12, with handcoloured sub-title and 82 (80 handcoloured) engraved plates. Publisher's green blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettered spine. A mint copy. "An account of the birds of Europe, discussed under the vernacular names but with some synonymy presented for each species. Only a portion of the avifauna of Europe is discussed, with the apparent intention of adding later volumes, which however, were never issued. The coloured plates are steel engravings, hand coloured. An appendix (pp. i-xii) treats of bird collecting and preservation, illustrated by the uncoloured plates" (Zimmer II, 496)//Nissn IVB, 541.

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        Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Europe (passereaux)

      - Savy, Paris, (1864);; In-8 Cavalier, Relié demi-cuir. 203 pp., 1 ff.n.ch. (sous-titre coloriée), 80 planches gravées sur acier par Pauquet et coloriées avec soins, suivi de la chasse et de la préparation des oiseaux, xii, 2 planches N&B dont une à double page, légères rousseurs dans le texte, les planches sont très fraiches, reliure en demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, dos à 5 faux-nerfs orné de caissons dorés, plats de percaline estampés à froid, tête dorée, bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage recherché ! Très bon état, Couv. fraîche, Dos impeccable, Quelques rousseurs. Catalogue BMNH 1086, 1614, Ronsil 2438, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M.J.B. S.A.S., Librairie TOP DUCK]
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        Contes à Ninon.

      J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix 1864 - - J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, Paris s.d. (1864), 12x18cm, relié. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos légèrement passé à quatre nerfs orné de triples filets à froid, reliure de l'époque. Quelques rousseurs, sinon bel et rare exemplaire du premier ouvrage d'Emile Zola établi dans une reliure d'époque de qualité très satisfaisante. Rare et recherché. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair).

      Zoologischer Theil: LEPIDOPTERA: RHOPALOCERA. Wien, K.-K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1864-1867. 3 parts bound in one and atlas volume. Large-4to (297 x 235mm). pp. (2), 535, (1), with 74 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half morocco, gilt lettered spines in 6 compartments, marbled sides. The complete Rhopalocera section of the famous Novara expedition. 'This important voyage to the Pacific was the only official Austrian scientific expedition ever to circumnavigate the globe. The Archduke Maximilian of Austria (1832-1867), who was later to become the Emperor of Mexico, was the patron of this expedition as he was commander in chief of the Austrian fleet' (Hill p. 513). The frigate Novara was under command of Baron von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. The best specialists of the time were commissioned by the Austrian Royal Academy to write the volumes which would result from the voyage. Among the places visited are Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Sydney, Tahiti, Valparaiso, Hong-Kong, Singapore, Java, Manila, and Shanghai. The section on lepidoptera appeared with plain or coloured plates, the issue with the plates coloured is rare. The beautifully handcoloured plates are all drawn and engraved by Carl Geyer. "Foremost among a group of bavarian entomologists of the time was Carl Geyer; he was also a superb artist and engraver and his illustrations were in great demand" (Gilbert p. 48). The complete lepidoptera section contains 140 plates. 74 for the Rhopalocera (here offered) and 66 for the Heterocera. Most of the butterflies described and depicted are from the Indo-Pacific and South America, some from Australia and Africa. Some occasional light browning and foxing to text pages.//Provenance: Ex libris Pierre Lambert on inside front cover and Japanese monogram stamp of Kikumaro Okano on title-pages.//Nissen ZBI, 1341; Hill, Collection of Pacific Voyages, p. 513.

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        Un Buffet de Chemin de Fer / Railway Refreshment Room

      Dusacq & Cie. Editeurs, Paris 1864 - Hand-coloured lithograph after a painting by Droz. Very good condition apart from some light soiling, two skillfully repaired small tears in the top and right margins, and an expertly mended loss in the lower part of the image. A beautifully coloured, humorous plate that was most likely part of a series published by Dusacq of images by various artists depicting railway related scenes. During the mid-nineteenth century, the technological advancement and financial prosperity of France under Napoleon III hastened the development of the railway and other modern modes of transportation such as the omnibus. These improvements brought about a culture of mass tourism, as members of various classes flocked to the railroad to take day trips. An archetypal symbol of modern life, the railway station became a popular subject during the period and was represented by artists such as Honoré Daumier and William Powell Frith. It was an ideal place to observe a varied cross-section of society and the comical idiosyncrasies of human behavior. In addition to being a place where one purchased refreshments while awaiting one's train, the railway buffet, as emphasized in this print, became a popular social venue for men and women. Born in 1832, the artist and author Antoine Gustave Droz was the son of the renowned sculptor Jules-Antoine Droz. In 1851, he studied with Picot at the École des Beaux-Arts and exhibited several works at the Salon beginning in 1857. He was primarily a genre painter, and a collection of his witty drawings illustrating family life were published in the satiric weekly magazine Vie Parisienne before being issued as a very well received book entitled Monsieur, Madame et Bébê in 1866. Despite his artistic training, Droz began to focus on his literary career after his initial success and became a well respected author of numerous novels including Entre nous (1867), Autour d'une source (1869), Un Pacquet de letters (1870), and L'Enfant (1885). Many of his books were esteemed for their humorous nature, and this comical element is also evident in several of his early paintings such as Un Buffet de Chemin de Fer on which this plate is based. Cf. Benezit, Dictionaire des Peintres, Sculptteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 4, p. 749; cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler , vol 9/10, p. 585. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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