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        Reveil des Peuples.

      L'Auteur Editeur a la Librairie du Petit Journal, Paris, 1864. 8vo., First Edition, endpapers, half-title and preliminaries spotted; strongly bound in contemporary marbled boards, roan back, backstrip lettered and ruled in gilt, red sprinkled edges, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, bright, clean copy. With a personal bookplate on front free endpaper.Remarkably well-preserved copy of this revelatory work by Louis Michel, the celebrated voyant of Figanieres in the Var. Extremely scarce.

      [Bookseller: antiquarian bookshop Island Books]
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        A History of British Fishes - Volumes III and IV

      Groombridge and Sons 1864 - 2 volume set. Volumes 3 & 4 only. 26 cm. Bound in lovely contemporary blue half morocco and cloth. Raised spine bands. Four fish gilt spines. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. 132 hand-colored plates. Nissen 979. Heraldic bookplates of William Henry Abbey and William Hall Walker, 1st Baron Wavertree. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. (Volume1 was published in 1862, vols 3-4 1864, 1865) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1864. Octavo. Original reddish-brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, blind panels to the boards, green coated endpapers, binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants to the rear pastedown. Frontispiece, folding map of the Somali coast and double-page map of Eastern Africa. Complete with the publisher's 32-page catalogue to rear. Tips and headcaps very lightly bumped and rubbed, a few minor abrasions to front board, small indentation to top edge of rear, customary mild spotting to prelims and advertisements. An excellent copy. First edition of Speke's account of his momentous discovery of Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, undoubtedly less common that his Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, especially so in collector's condition. Although it was published the year after the Journal, this work documents the first expedition arranged by the Royal Geographical Society, during which his corrosive rift with Burton first developed over Speke's disputed sighting of Victoria. Speke "had the choice in What Led … of escalating the quarrel or letting things stand as they were. In the event, he did not dramatically change the status quo, but neither did he let slip some chances to challenge Burton further, especially in his account of how he happened to go alone to the Victoria Nyanza" (Carnochan, The Sad Story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile, p. 62).

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        Voyage pittoresque en Italie. Partie septentrionale. Illustrations de Rouarge Frères. Nouvelle édition.

      Paris, Morizot, Libraire-éditeur, 1864, - in-4to, frontispice gravé + VIII + 535 p, (+ 1), + 22 planches gravées dont qqs?unes coloriées reliure en d.-cuir plats en percaline, dos richement orné or. Goldgepr. Orig.-HLdr. mit Goldschnitt (Ecken leicht bestossen, etwas berieben). Ein Jahr später erschien noch die ?Partie méridionale? Die Tafeln zeigen Ansichten von Florenz, Monza, Nizza, Turin, Genua, Mailand, Brescia, Padua, Venedig, Bassano, Bologna, Ancona, Livorno und Pisa. ? Sander 518. ? Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA VUELTA AL MUNDO, Viajes Interesantes y Novísimos Por Todos Los Paises Con Grabados Por Los Mejores Artistas. 6 TOMOS

      Gaspar y Roig Editotores, Madrid 1864 - 6 vol.: (I) 1 h., 374 pág., 1 h. (II) 372 pág., 2 h. (III) 358 pág., 1 h. (IV) 369 pág., 2 h. (V) 380 pág, 2 h. (VI) 454 pág, 2 h. Texto a dos columnas. Profusion de ilustraciones con grabados, en el texto. Papel tostado en algunas paginas. Size: 30 x 22 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Arizona Miner. Tisdale A. Hand, Publisher. "The Gold of That Land is Good." Volume I, Number 2. Fort Whipple, Arizona Wednesday March 23, 1864.

      Tisdale A. Hand, Fort Whipple, AZ 1864 - Newspaper with 4 leaves of text with each leaf divided into four columns of text and measuring 11 1/2" wide by 17" tall. This issue is Volume I, Number 2. Newspaper was at one time folded 3 times horizontally and once vertically, showing evidence of light wear and moderate soiling at folds, multiple closed tears are located at folds and spine, some affecting content, and dampstaining to spine and to right half, affecting content. A great issue of the "Arizona Miner," detailing the Organic Act for the Territory of Arizona, a biographical sketch of Governor John N. Goodwin and a proclamation given by him in 1863, a report concerning Fort Whipple by Major Edward Willis and a few columns concerning the Colorado River and Arizona's resources. "Established in 1864, the Republican Fort Whipple 'Arizona Miner' began as a semimonthly newspaper owned by then Territorial Secretary Richard McCormick and published by Tisdale A. Hand. That same year, McCormick moved the paper to Prescott, the designated capital of Arizona Territory [and] established the paper as the creature of the new territorial government" (Library of Congress, Chronicling America). This is one of the six issues published in Fort Whipple before the periodical was moved to Prescott. ; B&W Illustrations; 4 pp

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        Villas, maisons de ville et de campagne, composées sur les motifs de habitations de Paris moderne, dans les styles des XVIe, XVIIe, XVIIIe & XIXe siècles et sur un choix des maisons les plus remarquables de l'étranger.

      Paris, A. Lévy, 1864. - In-folio, en ff. chemise demi-toile marron, titre imprimé sur le premier plat, fermeture à rubans, titre-frontispice lithographié en couleurs + 54 grandes planches de maison lithographiées en couleurs. Des rousseurs surtout aux ff. de texte, chemise lég. usagée.

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        THE DICTIONARY OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL KNOWLEDGE And complete practical guide in health and disease for families, emigrants, and colonists

      Houlston and Sons 1864 - Early issue. Publisher's quarter red roan over green cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering to the upper board and spine. Marbled page edges. A near fine copy, with some marks to the boards but otherwise tight and well presented. Copious black and white engravings throughout the text. Originally published in monthly parts as part of Philp's popular Enquire Within And Reason Why series, this dictionary was first published in one collected volume in 1864 with the aim "to put Families, Colonists, and Emigrants in possession of a strictly Domestic Work of Medical Usefulness, in which the Treatment of all Diseases and Accidents should be placed before them in a plain and intelligible form." On the medical uses of champagne, for example, Philp writes "though useful as an occasional stimulant in cases of nervous depression, champagne can hardly be called an invalid's beverage". Claret, on the other hand, "can frequently be taken with impunity." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The United States Army and Navy Journal and Gazette of the Regular and Volunteer Forces Volume II, 1864-1865

      Army and Navy Journal, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition. 828 pages; oversized. 52 issues bound together, from August 27, 1864 to August 19, 1865. Measures about 10 x 14 inches. Some scratching and wear to the blue covers; the pages are discolored from age; some foxing; some light creasing. A remarkable publication of Civil War reports; some ads at the back of most issues; a few with small illustrations. Rare. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4+ Pounds/Larger. Category: Military; Inventory No: 154709. .

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        The Iliad. Rendered into English blank verse by Edward Earl of Derby. Third Thousand.

      London: John Murray, 1864 - 2 volumes, octavo, (218 x 135 mm). Contemporary vellum, flat spines lettered and decorated in gilt, decorative frames and central vignettes in gilt to covers, gilt roll to turn-ins, gilt edges. Boards slightly sprung and lightly soiled, small splits to gilt stamp of front cover of vol. I, foxing to prelims and endmatter; a very good, handsome set. An early printing of Edward Smith Stanley's translation, which "appeared in 1864 to much critical praise" and reached its sixth edition by 1867 (ODNB). Stanley, the 14th Earl of Derby, fully translated the Iliad during a prolonged period of solitary confinement due to a severe attack of gout, having previously published a part translation in his Translations of Poems Ancient and Modern, privately printed in 1862 (p. 80). Angus Hawkins, The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume II, p. 80.

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        VOYAGE PITTORESQUE EN ITALIE. Partie Septentrionale. Illustrations de MM. Rouargue Frères. Nouvelle édition.

      Paris, Morizot, 1864. In-8 gr. (mm. 265 x 170), mz. marocch. coevo, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro, risg. damascati, tagli dorati, pp. VIII,535. L'opera è molto ben illustrata da 23 pregevoli tavole f.t., disegnate e inc. su acciaio dai F.lli Rouargue, di cui 6 sono colorate a mano e raffigurano usi e tipici "mestieri" dell'epoca; le restanti sono vedute delle più pittoresche città dell'Italia Settentrionale. Considerate il suo capolavoro, queste "esperienze italiane" rimasero per lungo tempo l'introduzione più aggiornata a un viaggio nella penisola. Cfr. Fossati Bellani,I,560 e Brunet,VI,20189 che citano la I ediz. del 1855 - Carteret,III, p. 429 - Benezit,IX,123/124. Testo con fiorit. e aloni più o meno pesanti; le tavole sono invece tutte ben conservate. .

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        Narrative of Privations and Sufferings of United States Officers and Soldiers While Prisoners of War in the Hands of the Rebel Authorities

      Printed for the U.S. Sanitary Commission by King & Baird, Philadelphia 1864 - First edition. Printed brown wrappers. 283, (5)pp., illustrated. Rear wrap lacking, small chips to the edges of the front wrap, an about very good copy. Ownership signature, and presentation label to a historical society signed by George T. Kinney. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Florida Map] Golfe du Mexique Carte de la Partie Septentrionale comprise entre l'entree du Canal de la Floride et les Bouches du Mississippi Dressee d'apres les documents les plus recents. Publiee par Ordre de L'Empereur, Sous le Ministere de Son Excellence Mr.le Mis. de Chasseloup-Laubat, Senateur, Secretaire d'Etat au Dept. de la Marine et des Colonies, au Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. 1864.

      Very Good. 1864 1880. Map. This large format (26 1/2 x 36 inch) linen-backed map was issued to mariners iand ammend from 1864 through the present June of 1880 issue. (due in part to the outdating of its predecessors) this may be the only extant copy.; Elephant Folio 23" tall .

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        Journals and Reports of Two Voyages to the Glenelg River and the North West Coast of Australia 1863 4

      First edition. Text in double-column. 8vo. Original printed stiff green wrappers, rebacked, unopened, ms. ink notations to upper wrapper, else fine. The Brooke-Hitching copy. 88pp. Perth, A. Shenton,

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        The Compleat Angler of the Contemplative Man’s Recreation. Being a discourse of fish and fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most anglers. London: Printed by T. Maxey for Rich. Marriot, 1653.

      Bell and Daldy, 1864., London: - Small 8vo. xvi, 304 pp. Engraved figs. Original full red blind-stamped morocco, raised bands, gilt spine title, all edges gilt; rubbed. Early ownership inscription “P.H. Owen from his affect[tionate] friend Arthur Theobald, Commoners Winton. Fine. With a delicately and charming fore-edge watercolor painting applied to the fanned edge of this book, painted by Don Noble, showing a triptych of two side panels containing fishing scenes and a central oval-shaped image of an angler and his catch of the day. Painted ca. 1980s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ADDRESS OF HON. EDWARD EVERETT, AT THE CONSECRATION OF THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG, 19th NOVEMBER, 1863, WITH THE DEDICATORY SPEECH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN, AND THE OTHER EXERCISES OF THE OCCASION...

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1864. 87,[1]pp. plus two maps. Contemporary black cloth, spine gilt, boards blind stamped. Spine chipped, corners worn. Internally clean. About very good. In a black cloth slip case and chemise. "First authorized edition of Lincoln's address" - Howes. Here, as was the case at the dedication, President Lincoln's immortal words are placed second to Everett's rambling, damning speech about Confederate hostilities. Everett's speech takes up more than fifty pages, while Lincoln's is printed on a single page. This edition was published for the benefit of the cemetery monument fund. The frontispiece map shows the battlefield, and the folding plate gives a map of the grounds of the Soldiers' National Cemetery. HOWES E232. MONAGHAN 194.

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old & New Testaments illustrated by a selection from Raphael's pictures in the Vatican freely adapted & drawn on wood by Robert Dudley

      London: by George E. Eyre & William Spottiswoode, 1864, 1864. 1 vol., 8-3/4" x 6-1/4", illustrated with a frontis and 14 plates with decorative gold borders. Bound in Leake's patent, tan, "Relievo Leather" binding by Leighton, Son & Hodge after Owen Jones, elaborately embossed with rustic boarders of interlacing branches with vine leaves & bunches of grapes surrounding a central panel incorporating title & ears of corn, spine similarly embossed, all edges gilt, brass clasp & edges. Inner and outer hinges fine, head & foot of spine fine. A Similar binding was illustrated by Ruari MacLean in "Victorian Publishers' Book-Bindings in Cloth & Leather", pp.98-99. A fine example of Victorian craftsmanship.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1864 - 1864 Wisden : Paperback with Facsimile Spine and Covers

      1864. Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1864 : Paperback with facsimile Spine and Covers - 1st Edition! This Wisden was first listed as a rebind, it was from the Auty collection and hence we thought it was a valid listing with the Auty boards, however the binding wasputting pressure on the frist 2 pages and they were starting to tear down the line of the binding which was 1cm into the book and hence we took the book out of the binding and added facimile covers and a spine and touched up the small tear that was appearing. We have kept the Auty page if needed. The covers and spine are very well made and internally the book is nice and clean, there is some rounding to the pages and the last page has a small loss to the top of it as can be seen in the pictures. A small tear was forming thanks to the binding to the first 2 pages, this has been repaired.

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        [Florida Map] Golfe du Mexique Carte de la Partie Septentrionale comprise entre l'entree du Canal de la Floride et les Bouches du Mississippi Dressee d'apres les documents les plus recents. Publiee par Ordre de L'Empereur, Sous le Ministere de Son Excellence Mr.le Mis. de Chasseloup-Laubat, Senateur, Secretaire d'Etat au Dept. de la Marine et des Colonies, au Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. 1864.

      Very Good. 1864 1880. Map. This large format (26 1/2 x 36 inch) linen-backed map was issued to mariners iand ammend from 1864 through the present June of 1880 issue. (due in part to the outdating of its predecessors) this may be the only extant copy.; Elephant Folio 23" tall .

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        Regles Internationales et Diplomatie de la Mer. Quatrieme edition. Tome 1-2. Paris

      Plon 1864 - Fourth edition. 2 vols. 8vo, xxvii, 471; [iv], 580pp, contemporary half-calf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le theatre .collationé minutieusement sur les premières editions & sur celles des années 1666, 1674 & 1682.

      Nicolaus Scheuring, Lyon - 1864-1870. 8 volumi in-8 (215x130 mm.), pp. XVI-412; pp. 452; pp. 456; pp. 426; pp. 442; pp. 414; 452; pp. 472; pp. 198. Titoli in rosso e nero. Tiratura di 400 esemplari (la nostra è su carta vergellata). Nitida e corretta edizione fatta principalmente su quelle del 1666, 1674 e 1682, ornata di un ritratto e di 165 vignette incise all'acquaforte da Frédéric Hillemacher. Raffinate legature francesi (firmate "David" sull'unghia dei contropiatti) in tutto marocchino rosso, piatti incorniciati da triplice ordine di filetti in oro, dorso a nervi con ricche decorazioni, titoli, numerazione di tomo e date incise in oro, tagli splendidamente dorati, ampia e fastosa merlatura interna. Esemplare superlativo. Bibliografia: Vicaire V, 927-929. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A BOOK OF QI BAISHI WOODBLOCK PRINTS, Peking / Beijing, Verlag / editor Rong Baozhai China 1952, collection of Qi Baishi woodblock prints in a brocade case,

      Brokat-Seideneinband / silk binding 4° - mit 22 Orig.Farbholzschnitte/ containing 22 woodblock colour prints. 22 Doppelbl 44 unpag. S. (jeweils ein Blatt mit einem Farbholzschnitt und einem leeren Blatt Leporello Vorwort mit einem Bildnis des Verfassers (22 double pages (each page with a woodcut in colours and a blank page), foreword with a portrait of the artist) fguter frischer Zustand / excellent condition ( Rong Bao Zhai ) 1864 - 1957, Published by Rongbaozhai, Beijing 1952 China,

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        Kongs-Emnerne. Historisk Skuespil i fem Akter.

      1864 1864 - Christiania: Johan Dahls Forlag 1864. Med 2 sider noder. [4] + 218 s. + "Margretes Vuggesang" [4] s. Titelbladet let skjoldet, ellers velholdt ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet i smukt privat, let falmet helskind med farvet titelfelt og rig forgyldt ryg, samt guldbort ind- og udvendig på permer samt kanter. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster. * Musiken til "Margretes Vuggesang" er komponeret af forlæggerens hustru Emma Dahl. "Til Danmark kom der efter Georg Brandes Udsagn næppe tyve Eksemplarer af den trykte Bog, og af de samtidige litterære Kritikere var det blot Clemens Petersen og Dr. C. Rosenberg, som skjænkede Arbejdet nogen Opmærksomhed." (J.B. Halvorsen). Bibl. Norvegica IV, 6573. Skougaard II,46.

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        Lettre autographe signée adressée à sa mère par un Baudelaire crépusculaire : « L'état de dégoût où je suis me fait trouver toute chose encore plus mauvaise. »

      - [Bruxelles] Dimanche matin 14 [août 1864], 13,4x20,6cm, 3 pages sur un feuillet remplié. - Handwritten lettera autografa firmata a sua madre datata "Domenica mattina 14". Alcuni sottolineatura, cancellazioni e correzioni. Collection Armand Godoy, n ° 188. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Lettre autographe signée, rédigée à l'encre noire, adressée à sa mère et datée du "dimanche matin 14". Quelques soulignements, biffures et corrections de l'auteur. Ancienne collection Armand Godoy, n°188. Baudelaire crépusculaire : « L'état de dégoût où je suis me fait trouver toute chose encore plus mauvaise. »   Attiré par la promesse d'une glorieuse renommée, Baudelaire se rend en Belgique en avril 1864 pour quelques conférences et l'espoir d'une rencontre fructueuse avec les éditeurs des Misérables, Lacroix et Verboeckhoven. Ceux-ci ne se déplaceront pas, les conférences seront un échec et Baudelaire nourrira contre la « Pauvre Belgique » une ranc

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        Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Poesie der Alten Araber

      Hannover: Carl Rümpler,, 1864. Octavo. Original buff paper wrappers printed in black, edges untrimmed. Frequent Arabic types. From the library of British Arabist and colonial agent Colonel Samuel Barrett Miles (1838-1914), with printed bookplate noting his widow's bequest of the collection to Bath Public Library in 1920, and associated manuscript shelf-marks and blind-stamps as usual. Wrappers marked and with a few expertly repaired tears, occasional pale spotting, a few gatherings loose (apparently never bound in), and several unopened. A very good copy. First edition of this foundational study of early Arabic poetry. Nöldeke worked almost entirely from unpublished manuscripts holdings in the libraries of Berlin, Gotha, and Leiden. His account discusses the Mu'allaqat, the Lamiyat al-'Arab of al-Shanfarah, Ibn Qutaybah's Tabaqat al-Shu'ara', and works by lesser-known figures such as Arabian Jews and Mutammim ibn Nuwayrah, many of which are printed in the original Arabic. Nöldeke (1836-1930) was one of the greatest Semitists of the 19th century. He also wrote a highly influential study of the Qur'an, and numerous grammars. One of his main theses was that much early Arabic poetry was written at a later date. Uncommon: no copies traced at auction.

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        Maurice De Guérin, Journal, Lettres et Poèmes.

      Librairie Académique Didier et Cie, Paris 1864 - Publiés avec l'assentiment de sa famille par G.S. Trebutien et précédés d'une étude biographique et littéraire par M. Sainte-Beuve. Nouvellle édition, dans laquelle est paru pour la première fois le poème "la bacchante". Signature Fechoz-Letouzey sur première garde. Dos à nerfs, caissons et fleurons dorés, date en queue, plats marbrés avec double filets dorés, tête dorée. 474p, avec un portrait gravé en frontispice. Size: In8

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1864 - 1864 original Wisden rebound w/o wrappers excellent conditio

      1864. For sale here is an original 1864 Wisden which has recently been beautifully rebound in green cloth with a green leather spine and the title and year in gilt to the spine. The binding is identical to several others we are listing and has been done by Scriveners Bookbinders in Buxton, Derbyshire. The original wrappers have not been preserved but the book is otherwise complete. The title page has had a tiny amount of restoration to the page edges but otherwise the contents are entirely unrestored, complete, original and in very nice condition with just the odd spot or mark but really in excellent condition. As a bonus, the book is signed ""to the reader"" page by Charles Pardon, the editor of the Almanac from 1887 to 1891. The book doesn't appear to be a presentation copy but appears to have been Pardon's own copy. A very rare book in excellent condition, brilliantly rebound, with the added bonus of the signature and offered at a very competitive price.

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        A History of British Fishes - Volumes III and IV

      London: Groombridge and Sons, 1864. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. Volumes 3 & 4 only. 26 cm. Bound in lovely contemporary blue half morocco and cloth. Raised spine bands. Four fish gilt spines. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. 132 hand-colored plates. Nissen 979. Heraldic bookplates of William Henry Abbey and William Hall Walker, 1st Baron Wavertree. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. (Volume1 was published in 1862, vols 3-4 1864, 1865)

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        Catalogue des Livres de la Biblothèque de M. Favart. Musique, Ouvrages sur les Arts, Poésie, Théatre?dont la Vente aura lieu le lundi 21 novembre 1864 et jours suivants

      - xi, 149, [2] pp. 8vo, cont. green half-morocco & marbled boards (signed "A. Bertrand"), t.e.g. Paris: Tross, 1864. The rare sale catalogue of the important library of Favart (1710-92), librettist, playwright, and impresario. He wrote many plays for Mme de Pompadour which were performed at her small theater at the Château de Bagatelle and was, for a time, co-director of the Opèra-Comique (see Grove). His long and varied career creating comic operas, vaudevilles, Italian-style operas, ballets, etc., allowed Favart to form a wonderful library of poetry, theater, music, and art. 1912 lots and priced throughout in a neat contemporary hand. Very scarce. A small portion of his library was sold at auction in 1793. Bound-in after Favart's catalogue is the sale catalogue of the library of Charlemagne Ferdinand Fossé-Darcosse (1780-1864), Catalogue des Livres et Autographes composant la Bibliothèque de feu M. Fossé-Darcosse (Paris: Techener, 1865; 952 lots). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        The Federalist; a Commentary on the Constitution of the United States (ed By John C Hamilton)

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1864. Thick Octavo. First Lippincott edition. Frontispiece, clvx, 659 pp., vi pp. index. Bibliographic References, Edited with important notes by John C. Hamilton (son of Alexander Hamilton). Max Beloff of Oxford considered this the most important edition both for its text and the introductory essay by John C. Hamilton. In those 138 preliminary pages, the issues of the authorship of the papers is detailed with thoroughness. The preliminary essays on how the Articles of Confederation were developed along with the failure of the Baltimore efforts are dealt with here. This volume was issued during the last year of the Civil War since it was obvious to most (not all those who subscribed to The Lost Cause) was that the Union would survive and the sources of the political thought that came from the combined efforts of Hamilton, Madison (whose dependence on Jefferson caused him to deny some with which he was clearing the author) and the work of John Jay are all captured here. (see Adair, The Disputed Federalist Papers for a further account). This then became the edition scholars and politicians came to refer to at the end of the Civil War. Since the editor added earlier papers by his father under the title of "The Constitutionalist" as well as Hamilton's first "Plan of Government" which was read before the Convention in Philadelphia, this helps place the major work into the historical context. Bound in publisher's brown cloth, spine lettering gilt, brown coated endpapers, early repair to spine ends, Internally clean. A very good copy.

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        Catalogue des Livres de la Biblothèque de M. Favart. Musique, Ouvrages sur les Arts, Poésie, Théatre…dont la Vente aura lieu le lundi 21 novembre 1864 et jours suivants

      xi, 149, [2] pp. 8vo, cont. green half-morocco & marbled boards (signed "A. Bertrand"), t.e.g. Paris: Tross, 1864. The rare sale catalogue of the important library of Favart (1710-92), librettist, playwright, and impresario. He wrote many plays for Mme de Pompadour which were performed at her small theater at the Château de Bagatelle and was, for a time, co-director of the Opèra-Comique (see Grove). His long and varied career creating comic operas, vaudevilles, Italian-style operas, ballets, etc., allowed Favart to form a wonderful library of poetry, theater, music, and art. 1912 lots and priced throughout in a neat contemporary hand. Very scarce. A small portion of his library was sold at auction in 1793. Bound-in after Favart's catalogue is the sale catalogue of the library of Charlemagne Ferdinand Fossé-Darcosse (1780-1864), Catalogue des Livres et Autographes composant la Bibliothèque de feu M. Fossé-Darcosse (Paris: Techener, 1865; 952 lots).

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        A personal narrative of thirteen years service amongst the wild tribes of Khondistan for the suppression of human sacrifice.

      London Hurst and Blackett 1864 - First edition. 8vo., [xii], 320pp., 8 pages ads at end, folding map, title-page vignette, frontispiece, 5 wood-engraved plates, original purple fine wavy-grained cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignette to uper cover, light wear, an excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VIE DE JÉSUS par Ernest Renan, membre de l'Institut.

      Paris, Michel Lévy frères, 1864. Imprimerie de L. Toinon et Cie à Saint-Germain - Ernest RENAN VIE DE JÉSUS par Ernest Renan, membre de l'Institut. Paris, Michel Lévy frères, 1864. Imprimerie de L. Toinon et Cie à Saint-Germain 1 volume in-8 (21,5 x 14 cm) de LIX-462 page. Reliure plein maroquin bleu nuit à gros grain, dos à nerfs avec auteur, titre doré et millésime, filet à froid en encadrement des plats, tranches dorées sur marbrure, doublure de papier peigne dans un encadrement de maroquin orné d'un jeu de filets et roulettes dorés, la couverture imprimée n'a pas été conservée. Reliure de l'époque non signée mais d'une belle finesse d'exécution. Reliure et intérieur très frais. A noter une infime cicatrice de mouillure à peine visible au bas de quelques feuillets seulement, infimes frottements à la reliure. Très bel exemplaire. DOUZIÈME ÉDITION ET DERNIÈRE ÉDITION COMPLÈTE IDENTIQUE A l'ÉDITION ORIGINALE ET NON EXPURGÉE DE PLUSIEURS PASSAGES. La première édition a été mise en vente le 22 mai 1863. La 12e édition (celle-ci) est de 1864. Elle a été mise à l'Index aussitôt cette douzième édition parue. Le tirage total est estimé à plus de 168.000 exemplaires dès fin 1864, ce qui en fait un véritable best-seller de son temps ! Les éditions qui suivront (1867, 1870 et suivantes) seront amputées de passages litigieux. Ernest Renan aborde la vie du Christ en historien. Il le dépouille de toute son aura mystique et divine pour en faire un personnage de chair et de sang. "Cette conception d'un Christ romantique, philosophe incomparable, avait été renforcée par le séjour au Liban et en Galilée où il avait trouvé dans la nature et les gens "un cinquième évangile" comblant les insuffisances de la documentation historique de Jésus. L'imagination du poète-écrivain a fait de son livre une œuvre d'art qui survit aux critiques des historiens plus radicaux qui l'ont suivi." (Roger Pierrot, En français dans le texte, 285). Ce livre fit immédiatement scandale. Le pape Pie IX, très affecté, traita Renan de « blasphémateur européen », et en 1864, le ministre de l'Instruction publique Victor Duruy supprima son cours. "Même ceux qui ne croyaient pas en lui étaient frappés de ces actes et cherchaient à en être témoins. Les païens et les gens peu initiés éprouvaient un sentiment de crainte, et cherchaient à l'éconduire de leur canton. Plusieurs songeaient peut-être à abuser de son nom pour des mouvements séditieux. Mais la direction toute morale et nullement politique du caractère de Jésus le sauvait de ces entraînements. Son royaume à lui était dans le cercle d'enfants qu'une pareille jeunesse d'imagination et un même avant-goût du ciel avaient groupés et retenaient autour de lui." in Vie de Jésus, Miracles, Chap. XVI. On comprendra mieux la mise à l'Index par Rome dont cet ouvrage fit l'objet en citant cet extrait significatif de l'ensemble : "La vie de Jésus, pour l’historien, finit avec son dernier soupir. Mais telle était la trace qu’il avait laissée dans le cœur de ses disciples et de quelques amies dévouées que, durant des semaines encore, il fut pour eux vivant et consolateur. Son corps avait-il été enlevé, ou bien l’enthousiasme, toujours crédule, fit-il éclore après coup l’ensemble de récits par lesquels on chercha à établir la foi à la résurrection ? C’est ce que, faute de documents contradictoires, nous ignorerons à jamais. Disons cependant que la forte imagination de Marie de Magdala joua dans cette circonstance un rôle capital. Pouvoir divin de l’amour ! moments sacrés où la passion d’une hallucinée donne au monde un Dieu ressuscité !" (Extrait du chapitre XXVI, Jésus au Tombeau). Références : Clouzot, 231 ; En français dans le texte, n°285 ; Vicaire VI, 1016. Provenance : aucune marque d'appartenance BEL EXEMPLAIRE FINEMENT RELIÉ A L'ÉPOQUE EN MAROQUIN PLEIN. RARE DANS CETTE CONDITION. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A collection of documents relating to the career of Peter Frederik Koch (1832-1907), sometime Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Denmark, and his son Svend Koch (1867-1943), an engineer and Member of Parliament

      The archive includes: (A) Five documents (foolscap folio, each one a bifolium, dated 1864, 1871, 1878, 1885 and 1897, with the florid printed introduction: 'Vi Christian den Niende, af Guds Naade Konge til Danmark ...') completed in a secretarial hand and signed 'Christian R' (Christian IX, King of Denmark from 1863 to 1906), with his paper-covered wax seal, confirming Koch's appointment as judge in various Danish courts, with the last marking his investiture as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (Højesteretsjustitiarius). Together with seven letters on Justitsministeriet stationery relating to these appointments, signed by various officials in the Ministry. (B) Five documents issued by the Chancery of Orders (foolscap folio, each one a bifolium, dated 1880, 1887, 1888, 1892 and 1900), each with the paper-covered wax seal of the Order of the Elephant, investing Koch into various Danish orders, culminating with the Grand Cross of the Dannebrog. Each one is accompanied by a group of documents and correspondence (printed and manuscript), including information on the orders and material for the investiture ceremonies. (C) Koch's certificate of admission to the University of Copenhagen and four academic transcripts relating to his time there. (D) A group of seven documents addressed to Koch (six on Justitsministeriet stationery), apparently relating to his work as a judge. (E) Two documents issued by the Chancery of Orders (foolscap folio, each one a bifolium, dated 1911 and 1927), each with the paper-covered wax seal of the Order of the Elephant, investing Svend Koch in two levels in the Order of the Dannebrog, together with a group of letters and documents (some duplicates) relating to the investitures. (F) A collection of approximately 35 letters addressed to Svend Koch (mainly typed and signed, dated between 1906 and 1937) relating to his work as an engineer and municipal council member, together with the retained duplicate copies of 17 typed letters sent in reply, initialled by Koch (all dated September 1928). (G) Five further documents, including Svend Koch's certificate of admission to the University of Copenhagen, his will (sealed and dated 1895), two duplicate contracts for engineering work and a document with the paper seal of the City of Copenhagen, signed (apparently) by ten city councillors. Many of the items have been folded for storage or posting, and several have short edge tears and uneven creases, but overall, the collection is in excellent condition.

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        On a new method of procuring the consolidation of fibrin in certain incurable aneurisms (pp.129-149).

      Med.-Chir. Trans., 47. - London, Longmann, 1864, (56), 447 pp., 10 lith. Taf., Holzschnitte, im originalen geprägten Leineneinband der Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society mit goldgeprägten Siegel auf dem Frontdeckel und Kopfgoldschnitt. "Charles Moore (1821-1870) and Charles Murchinson (1830-1879) introduced the method of treating aneurysm by passing wire into the aneurysm by passing wire into the aneurismal sac." Garrison & Morton No. 2980

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        The Incubi of Rome and Venice. Or, the Criminal History of the Popes, and the Martyrdom of Venice.

      London: J. Clements, 1864.. SECOND EDITION. Two volumes bound as one. Crown Octavo, pp.[4] xxvi, 666; pp.164 [10]. With an unpaginated index and adverts to rear. Text varies casually between English and Latin. In publisher's blind-tooled brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt stamps of St Peter's / St Mark's Basilicas to boards. White paper label pasted over the top of the upper board with black ink MS titles. Rubbing to edges and joints; spine somewhat faded. Very good overall. The elusive Dr Beggi (originally Francesco Orazio) claims to have been the Commissary-Director of Police in Modena during 1848, and Medico-Chirurgo Applicato alla Questura di Tornino in 1849-50. In July 1854, however, he is announced as a naturalised citizen of the United Kingdom, and must therefore have fled Italy following the Papal victory over Garibaldi and Mazzini in 1849. Though couched in terms of ecclesiastical history, his book is largely an invective directed against the institution of the Papacy, and seems to have been suppressed in its first edition for claiming the existence of four Pontif-Kings in the genealogy of Christ, not listed by Matthew. Having drawn attention to the criminal and hypocritical nature of Papal institutions from the beginning of Roman Christianity in the first volume of 666 pages, the slim second volume focuses on an alternative Italian political model, exemplified by the humbled state of Venice. A rare book, printed privately for the author, who seems to have been making an effort to raise money for the cause of Risorgimento under Victor Emmanuel II, since half the profits of this publication are intended for an unnamed cause, while his entire library of over 4000 rare books is listed for sale in adverts at the rear of the book. Just a handful of copies in either the first or second editions exist in four UK libraries, and neither edition has been seen at auction in over a century. A significant English publication in the history of Italian reunification.

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        Travels in Central Asia, being the account of a journey from Teheran across the Turkoman Desert on the eastern shore of the Caspian to Khiva, Bokhara, and Samarcand performed in the year 1863.

      London Spottiswoode for John Murray 1864 - Octavo (23 x 15.5 cm). xvii, 443 pp., 32 pp. ads dated November 1863 at end, with 12 wood-engraved plates and folding map in pocket; light foxing to frontispiece and title. Original green cloth by Edmonds & Remnants, gilt pictorial vignette to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine, a fine example. Fine copy of the first edition, with the folding map in pocket. In 1861, with a grant of 1,000 florins from the academy Vambery set out on his travels, "his major intention being to make a study of the Turco-Tatar dialects of Central Asia." Disguised as a Sunni dervish under the name Resit Effendi, he travelled across the Caspian, through the Kara Kum desert to Khiva, where he had two audiences with the khan. Crossing bandit-infested territory, Vámbéry reached Bukhara where he remained for three weeks, avoiding detection by the suspicious Emir despite a lengthy "interrogation," and leaving laden with gifts. From Samarkand he passed through Kerki to Herat "which he found in ruins after a recent Afghan attack," and where he had an interview with the new ruler, the 16-year old son of the Afghan king. He reached Tehran in January 1864 having joined a caravan of pilgrims en route to Mashhad, and travelled directly to London where he was treated as a celebrity, the first European to have undertaken such an expedition. Ghani 381. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letter sent to Josiah Nichol, Esq. at Washington, Arkansas notifying him of three slaves who had been "stolen" and would soon "be lost" if taken across the [Ouachita] River into Union held territory

      Tates [Bluff], Arkansas, 1864. Very good/very good. This letter on blue lined paper measures 7" x 9.5" unfolded. It is franked with a pair of 5-cent blue Confederate stamps (Scott #7-Richmond printing) and cancelled with a circular "Camden Ark" postmark dated Jan 26. The stamps and letter are in nice shape with a few spots of light foxing and a small tear at the wax seal where it was opened. In a rather frantic tone, the letter-writer informs Nichols that: "I wrote Maj Peay to inform you in regard to 2 Negro Boys that were stolen from Maj. John Easton & a girl from Mrs Williams. . . . I am fearful the letter was not put in the PO. The thieves are about here & I have no doubt the negroes will all be lost. . . . The girl is gone now. The Boys of Eaton are on this side of the River & placed with some woman who is instructed to keep them as her own if no one calls for them - But I fear they will be taken away unless you come for them without delay." By 1864, the Union Army controlled much of Arkansas, and the state's Confederate government had established its Capitol at Washington. Tates' Bluff was located on the Ouachita River about twenty miles north of the Camden, a Confederate stronghold. No doubt, Embres feared that whoever had stolen the slaves (likely members of the Underground Railroad) would soon spirit them across the river to Union territory and their freedom. Nichol's relationship to the slaves' owners is unstated, however, docketing on the letter notes that it is "concerning Agnes." Perhaps, he was a friend of Ms. William and "Agnes" was either her first name or, more likely, the name of her girl slave. Although written after the heyday of the Underground Railroad, this letter gives testimony that even late in the war, Southern abolitionists were risking their lives to lead slaves to freedom as the Union forces advanced. Civil War Confederate letters discussing slave stealing are extremely scarce. Also, the two stamps that frank this letter are rather scarce as most of this issue was printed in England, and the British printings out-number those made in Richmond by a factor of nine to one. As of 2017, although OCLC identifies a handful of letters that mention runaway slaves, none appear to have the urgency or perspective from Southerners concerned that stolen local slaves are about to be spirited away to freedom. Nothing similar for sale in the trade and no auction records on file at ABPC, the Rare Book Hub, or Worthpoint.

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        Voyage au centre de la terre Vignettes par Rious: ouvrage couronné par l' Aceadémie francaise

      220 Seiten, ca. 18,5 x 2,1 x 26,6 cm gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleder Lederrücken von oben nach unten ca. 4cm beschädigt, Ecken/Kanten bestossen, berieben, fleckig, Seiten gebräunt und altersfleckig, 1 Vorsatzblatt wurde herausgeschnitten, Kupferstichvignetten von Edouard Riou gestaltet, mamoriert Innedeckel, mittelmässigDas Buch Die Reise zum Mittelpunkt der Erde (Voyage au centre de la terre) ist einer der bekanntesten Romane des französischen Schriftstellers Jules Verne. Das Buch wurde erstmals 1864 von dem Verleger Pierre-Jules Hetzel unter dem französischen Titel Voyage au centre de la terre veröffentlicht. Die erste deutschsprachige Ausgabe erschien 1873 unter dem Titel Reise nach dem Mittelpunkt der Erde. Der englische Titel des Romans lautet A Journey to the Center of the Earth.Die Buchausgabe wurde am 25. November 1864 unter dem Titel Voyage au centre de la Terre im Verlag von Pierre-Jules Hetzel veröffentlicht. Am 13. Mai 1867 folgte eine illustrierte Ausgabe mit 56 Zeichnungen von Edouard Riou. Die deutsche Erstausgabe Die Reise zum Mittelpunkt der Erde wurde 1873 im Verlag der Gebrüder Légrády in Pest (Budapest) publiziert. Die Ausgaben 1864 und 1867 unterscheiden sich auch im Text: die 1864er Ausgabe hat 43 und die 1867er Asgabe 45 Kapitel.(sourc. Wik.)Note: Leatherback corrupted from top to bottom about 4cm, corners / edges slightly worn, rubbed, stained, pages browned and altersfleckig, 1 flyleaf has been cut, engraving vignettes designed by Edouard Riou, mamoriert Inne cover, moderatelyThe book Journey to the Center of the Earth (Voyage au center de la terre) is one of the most famous novels of the French writer Jules Verne. The book was published in 1864 by the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel, under the French title Voyage au center de la terre. The first German-language edition was published in 1873 under the title Journey to the Center of the Earth. The English title of the novel is A Journey to the Center of the Earth.The print edition was on 25 November 1864 under the title of Voyage au center de la Terre, published by Pierre-Jules Hetzel published. On 13 May 1867 was followed by an illustrated edition, with 56 drawings by Edouard Riou. The first German edition of Journey to the Center of the Earth was published in 1873 by the Brothers Publishing Legrady in Pest (Budapest). The 1864 and 1867 editions also differ in the text: the 1864er edition has 43 and The 1867 editione 45 chapters (sourc. Wik.de / fr).

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        Königreich Böhmen. (= \"Städtewappen des Österreichischen Kaiserstaates\", abgeschlossener Teil 1 (von insg. 4 des ganzen Werkes) der Originalausgabe. (Vorrede vom Autor datiert 10.Jänner 1860)

      Wien k.k. Hof-und Staatsdruckerei, 1864. Erste /1./ Ausgabe. VIII, 146 Textseiten und 37 lithogr. Farbtafeln (mit Seidenhemdchen) mit 560 Städtewappen. Zeitgen. Halbledereinband auf 6 falschen Bünden. 4to. Der Zeit entsprechen, gutes, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar. Lederrücken und Ecken berieben, innen sauber und ohne Stock- bzw. Braunflecken. Das Vorsatzblatt und die 1. Seite minim. \"wasserrandig\". Das Werk ist alphabetisch gegliedert. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Böhmen Geschichte; Länder der Böhmischen Krone; Böhmen und Mähren Heraldik, Genealogie Ahnenforschung Sippenforschung; Heimatkunde Sudetenland Südböhmen Böhmerwald; Wappen; Stadtgeschichte Stadtwappen.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, Signed, on '115 Park Street W' stationery. To Richard Baggallay. Dated July 21, 1864

      London, 1864. Quite well preserved, with little to no fading of the ink. Overall, a VG+ example now housed in an archival mylar sleeve.. Bifolium, i.e., 4 pages. 60+ lines, ~ 240 words. Letter: 7" x 4-3/8". Black rule border. "My dear sir, I was extremely sorry to hear of your approaching resignation of the post of Treasurer of St. Thomas' Hospital. It seems to me poor St Thomas' is in such a "fix" & has so many bad friends that he ought to keep all his good ones. But I was, not so much sorry as shocked & surprised to hear the language used concerning Mr. Whitfield. Those persons may rest assured that I should never have placed my Probationers at St. Thomas, but that Mr Whitfield & Mrs Wardroper (?) were there... and when St Thomas' with its ample income, has not contributed one farthing to who has profited by the (?) of my Training School.." "The Nightingale Home and Training School for Nurses opened its doors to trainees in July 1860, as part of the newly built St Thomas's Hospital in London. One of the first institutions to teach nursing and midwifery as a formal profession, the training school was dedicated to communicating the philosophy and practice of its founder and patron, Florence Nightingale. ... The Nightingale Home and Training School is now part of King's College, London, and known as The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery." [bl.uk]. Baggallay no doubt Sir Richard Baggallay, judge, who "was elected member of parliament for Hereford on 14 July 1865 as a Conservative reformer, and succeeded Sir W. B. Brett as solicitor-general on 16 September 1868." [Wiki].

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        Kattendorp Geïllustreerd door Benjamin Rabier Amsterdam, S L van Looy, n d [1906]

      Hardcover with paper covered boards and white linen spine. The corners are slightly worn and the illustrated boards show some discoloration and smudging. The contents are separated from the spine but still in good order. The first and last pages show heavy foxing, the other pages are lightly foxed. Page 37 is ripped at the bottom. Rare book in fair condition. 24,5 x 32 cm, [4] 1-85 [3] pp. With colour illustrated title page, 19 full page engraving and 14 small illustrations in black. MORE photo's on www.vandersteur.nl. Kattendorp is a witty book about a group of cats who decide that they no longer want to live amongst people. They go out into the wild to establish their own cat village. Kattendorp is a Dutch translation of the French book 'Raminagrobis, Roman de Chats'. The illustrations are by Benjamin Rabier (1864 - 1939) who was a French illustrator, comic book artist and animator. His work has inspired many other artists like Hergé and Edmond-François Calvo. B2350

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