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        Original Brady Photograph Maquette "President and Cabinet."

      16 x 18 in. Maquette comprised of nine excellent carte-de-visite-size albumen prints of Lincoln and his cabinet, each with a manuscript caption, the group above a scalloped paper label reading "President and Cabinet," all mounted Institute address, Lincoln himself acknowledged Brady's influence, on board. Minor discoloration to mount, otherwise fine. Mathew Brady and Abraham Lincoln. This splendid original Mathew Brady work of art celebrates Lincoln and his Team of Rivals at the height of the Civil War. Mathew Brady and his gallery created this superb maquette using the best possible examples of its finest portraits of Lincoln and his cabinet. Brady then photographed the piece and published it in much-reduced size as a carte de visite group portrait for sale to the public. The resulting carte de visite appears in Ostendorf's Lincoln's Photographs on p. 275. The nine Mathew Brady portraits making up this maquette are: Abraham Lincoln, President Hannibal Hamlin, Vice President William Seward, Secretary of State Edward Bates, Attorney General Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War Montgomery Blair, Postmaster General Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy William Pitt Fessenden, Secretary of the Treasury John P. Usher, Secretary of the Interior The famous Lincoln portrait at the top is Ostendorf O-84, made by Brady in Washington on Friday January 8, 1864. The maquette was made between July and November 1864. Fessenden succeeded Salmon P. Chase as Treasury Secretary on July 5, 1864, and Edwin Bates resigned as Attorney General in November 1864.

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

      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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        Confederate stage coach coupon for one seat, from Albany, Ga. to Quincy, Ga

      Quartermaster's Dept., C.S.A., Albany, Georgia 1864 - Printed on yellow paper and accomplished by hand. 1 vols. 2 x 3-1/2 inches. Confederate Coach Coupon. Rare piece of Confederate ephemera from the end the Civil War, issued by the Quartermaster's Dept. Very good indeed. Stamped "H.F. Hoyt Tr. Ag't." on verso Printed on yellow paper and accomplished by hand. 1 vols. 2 x 3-1/2 inches

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        Autographed Letter Signed

      Augusta, 1864. unbound. 1 page, 8 x 5 inches on "State of Georgia Assistant Quartermaster's Office" letterhead, Augusta, January 7, 1864. Exceedingly rare war-date letter signed "Geo. W. Evans," written to Governor Joseph E. Brown, in part: "...This will be handed to you by Maj. B. Lanchis...He visits you in reference to an agency in the importation business which he will explain himself...I think he is eminently qualified to the business which he seeks..." Very good. Several folds; very good condition.

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        Confederate stage coach coupon for one seat, from Albany, Ga. to Quincy, Ga

      Albany, Georgia: Quartermaster's Dept., C.S.A., 1864. Printed on yellow paper and accomplished by hand. 1 vols. 2 x 3-1/2 inches. Very good indeed. Stamped "H.F. Hoyt Tr. Ag't." on verso. Printed on yellow paper and accomplished by hand. 1 vols. 2 x 3-1/2 inches. Confederate Coach Coupon. Rare piece of Confederate ephemera from the end the Civil War, issued by the Quartermaster's Dept.

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        Kongs-Emnerne. Historisk Skuespil i fem Akter.

      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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        Illustrations of the Fungi of Our Fields and Woods Drawn from Natural Specimens: Volume I (First Series) and Volume II (Second Series) 2 Volumes Complete

      Published for the Author by Lovell Reeve & Co., 5 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition and 1865. Two Volumes. 1864 / 1865. - Uniform matching first edition hard back binding in publisher's original emerald green cloth covers, gilt title lettering and large gilt vignette to the front covers. 4to 12¾'' x 10''. Contains [xi] half title present, List of Subscribers, twenty hand coloured full-page lithograph plates over the two volumes, each with an explanatory page. Later matching spines, inner hinges repaired, bottom of the front cover to second series with cracking across the corner of the board, corners bruised and rubbed. Member of the P.B.F.A. BOTANY (Phytology) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        Kleinere Schriften. Herausgegeben von Karl Müllenhoff und Eduard Ippel. [Erster] bis achter Band in 8 Bänden [Die Bände 1 und 3 jedoch nur als leinengebundene Fotokopie!].

      Dümmler bzw. [Band 8:] Gütersloh [1864]-1890, Berlin bzw. [Band 8:] Gütersloh - Zusammen ca. 4200 Seiten. Neuere private Leinenbände. Die Bände 1 und 3 liegen nicht im gedruckten Original, sondern als vollständige Fotokopien (nach dem Olms-Reprint) in neuereren privaten und im Format etwas abweichenden Leineneinbänden vor. Jacob Grimm war unermüdlich wissenschaftlich-publizistisch tätig; die bis heute unersetzte Ausgabe seiner "Kleineren Schriften" erschien über einen Zeitraum von 26 Jahren und ist deshalb vollständig recht selten. Inhalt: Band 1: Reden und Abhandlungen (1864). Band 2: Abhandlungen zur Mythologie und Sittenkunde (1865). Band 3: Abhandlungen zur Literatur und Grammatik (1866). Bände 4-7: Recensionen und vermischte Aufsätze, erster bis vierter Theil (1869-1884). Band 8: Vorreden, Zeitgeschichtliches und Persönliches. Bei Band 8 sind die Innengelenke aufgeplatzt und der Buchblock ist dadurch etwas gelockert. Außerdem hat der Verlag bei diesem Band die Angabe auf dem Titelblatt fälschlich mit "Sechster Band" überklebt. Die Rückenschildchen sind zum Teil eingerissen, in Band 7 sind einige Seiten verknickt, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein vollständiges, noch ordentliches Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Israeliten te Mekka Van Davids Tijd Tot in de Vijfde eeuw Onzer Tijdrekening

      1864 - Folding lithograph plate. 4to. Contemporary half cloth. Haarlem, A.C. Kruseman, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Inventory of Furniture, &c. in Fair-y Villa, Belonging to Mr. Fair-Child

      New York: C.O. Jones, Printer, 76 Cedar St, 1864. 16 pp. 64mo (2-1/2 x 1-3/4 inches). Publisher's printed wrappers. Front cover rubbed, rear cover partially removed. Letters of a Family in publisher's cloth (worn, loose in covers). Carte-de-visite of "L.H." tipped on to vol. II flyleaf. 16 pp. 64mo (2-1/2 x 1-3/4 inches). Miniature Catalogue of Fairy-House Furniture. Unrecorded miniature book inventorying the furniture and other objects of a model fairy house. Tipped-in to volume II, page 570, of Letters of a Family During the War for the Union 1861-1865 (Printed for Private Distribution by Georgeana Woolsey Bacon and Eliza Woolsey Howland, 1899), with a manuscript note in the margin dated 1899 and reading in part, "Furniture & hangings by L. Marcotte & Co … everything made to perfect scale … sold to L.C. who refused it … Re-sold to the women's prisoners[?] of the Insane Asylum at Philadelphia, where the poor women when 'good' are allowed to play with it." Unrecorded in OCLC, we assume this was printed for private distribution by a member of the Bacon or Howland family. The model fairy house and furniture was possibly made for the New York Metropolitan Fair of 1864, preparations for which are mentioned often in the collected family letters. Unrecorded in OCLC

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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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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1864,19th Edition (Smith 20/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1864 Lillywhite Guide. 19th Edition (Smith 20/24). It was from the Robin Marlar collection and bownd in redish boards with his name to the front, This book is rebound without the original covers, otherwise it is complete. In very nice condition. Internally wonderful, very clean indeed and tightly bound. It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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        On Faraday's Lines of Force.

      London, Taylor and Francis, 1864. 4to. Extracted and rebound in recent green plain wrappers. In "Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, vol. 10" Title-page of vol. 10 withbound. A fine copy. Pp. (2), (27)-83, (1). ¶ First appearance of Maxwell's landmark - and his very first published on electromagnetism - paper in which he anticipates many of the fundamental ideas presented in his famous four-part paper "On Physical Lines of Force" (1861-2) in which he derived the equations of electromagnetism. The present paper ushered in a new era of classical electrodynamics and catalyzed further progress in the mathematical field of vector calculus. Because of this, it is considered one of the most historically significant publications in the field of physics and of science in general.Maxwell began his researches on electromagnetism following the completion of his studies at Cambridge in 1854. They were aimed at constructing, at a theoretical level, a unified mathematical theory of electric and magnetic phenomena that would express the methods and ideas of Faraday as an alternative to the theory of Weber." This programme was announced in his first article, 'On Faraday's lines of force', in 1856, and continued in two other major texts, 'On physical lines of force' in 1861-1862 and 'A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field' in 1865. According to a famous passage in its preface, the Treatise (1873) represented the outcome of this programme" (Landmark Writings, p. 569). "Maxwell's first paper, "On Faraday's Line of Force" (1855-1856), was divided into two parts, with supplementary) examples. Its origin may he traced in a long correspondence with Thomson, edited by Larmor in 1936. Part 1 was an exposition of the analogy between lines of force and streamlines in an incompressible fluid. It contained one notable extension to Thomson's treatment of the subject and also an illuminating opening discourse on the philosophical significance of analogies between different branches of physics. This was a theme to which Maxwell returned more than once. His biographers print in full an essay entitled "Analogies in Nature," which he read a few months later (February 1856) to the famous Apostles Club at Cambridge; this puts the subject in a wider setting and deserves careful reading despite its involved and cryptic style. Here, as elsewhere, Maxwell's metaphysical speculation discloses the influence of Sir William Hamilton, specifically of Hamilton's Kantian view that all human knowledge is of relations rather than of things. The use Maxwell saw in the method of analogy was twofold. It crossfertilized technique between different fields, and it served as a golden mean between analytic abstraction and the method of hypothesis. The essence of analogy (in contrast with identity) being partial resemblance, its limits must be recognized as clearly as its existence; yet analogies may help in guarding against too facile commitment to a hypothesis. The analogy of an electric current to two phenomena as different as conduction of heat and the motion of a fluid should, Maxwell later observed, prevent physicists from hastily assuming that "electricity is either a substance like water, or a state of agitation like heat. "The analogy is geometrical: "a similarity between relations, not a similarity between the things related."" (DSB)The 1856 paper has been eclipsed by Maxwell's later work, but its originality and importance are greater than is usually thought. Besides interpreting Faraday's work and giving the electrotonic function, it contained the germ of a number of ideas which Maxwell was to revive or modify in 1868 and later an integral representation of the field equations (1868),the treatment of electrical action as analogous to the motion of an incompressible fluid (1869, 1873), the classification of vector functions into forces and fluxes (1870), and an interesting formal symmetry in the equations connecting A, B, E, and H, different from the symmetry commonly recognized in the completed field equations. The paper ended with solutions to a series of problems, including an application of the electrotonic function to calculate the action of a magnetic field on a spinning conducting sphere.

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        Traité de calcul différentiel et de calcul intégral

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1864 - Demi basane brune moderne. Deux volumes in quarto (263x207 mm), (4)-vii-(1 bl.)-xliv-780 pages / xii-725-(1 bl.) pages . Rousseurs Édition originale. Le mathématicien Joseph Bertrand, a publié de nombreux travaux en théorie des nombres et en théorie des groupes, et est devenu en 1862 professeur d'analyse au Collège de France. Cet ouvrage deviendra la référence sur le sujet à l'époque. Il déclare dans la Préface de cet ouvrage, que « la découverte du calcul infinitésimal a été pour la science mathématique le plus grand progrès qu'elle ait jamais fait ». Bertrand décrit ensuite avec quelques détails l'histoire de ce domaine mathématique et en particulier les apports respectifs de Newton et de Leibnitz, qu'il présente de façon non partisane avant de traité en détail du calcul différentiel puis du calcul intégral. DSB [II p. 88 : "Bertrand's publications cover many fields of mathematics. His elegant studies on the theory of curves and surfaces, of differential equations and their application to analytical mechanics, of probability and of the theory of errors were widely read"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Modern quarter brown sheep Two 4to (263x207 mm), (4)-vii-(1 bl.)-xliv-780 pages / xii-725-(1 bl.) pages . Foxing First edition of this comprehensi work on differential equations and calculus DSB [II p. 88 : "Bertrand's publications cover many fields of mathematics. His elegant studies on the theory of curves and surfaces, of differential equations and their application to analytical mechanics, of probability and of the theory of errors were widely read"] In quarto / 4to 4370g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité de calcul différentiel et de calcul intégral. 2 Bände.

      Paris Gauthier-Villars -70 1864 - (26,5 x 21 cm). (4) VII, XLIV, 780 S./ XII, 725 S. Moderne Halbleinwandbände im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - "Bertrand's publications. cover many fields of mathematics. his often elegant studies on the theory of curves and surfaces, of differential equations and their application to analytical mechanics, of probability and of the theory of errors were widely read" (DSB). - Titel verso getempelt. Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. Ca. 100 Seiten in Band 1 mit kleinem Wasserrand in der rechten unteren Ecke. Insgesamt sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 2, 87 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Longue relation d'une mission au Soudan sur la traite des Noirs et la chasse.

      - 4 lettres autographes signées 40 In-8 avril 1864 – octobre 1865 petits défauts sans gravité sur deux lettres Longue et très intéressante correspondance de Benoit Garnier sur sa mission au Soudan, la chasse aux animaux sauvages, et l'enquête menée sur la traite des Noirs en Afrique de l'est. Chargé d'une mission dans le Soudan, Benoît Garnier recueille une remarquable collection d'animaux sauvages (onagre, mouton du Nil Blanc, Bouc de Kordofan, singe d'Albara, etc.) pour la Société d'Acclimatation de Paris, qui le récompensera de sa collecte en lui accordant sa grande médaille d'or (1866). «[.] Dans ce berceau du despotisme, on jouit d'une liberté illimitée. Pas de gendarme qui vous empêche de passer où bon vous semble, d'abattre le gibier là où il se montre : indépendance complète et si quelqu'un vous gêne, vous le fourrez en prison. A la bonne heure ! Parlez-moi de ça. Aussi, mon parti est-il bien arrêté : si je foule encore le sol de la patrie, ce ne sera qu'en passant ; mais c'est sur le sommet du Liban, dans la vallée d'Antioche, sur le chemin de Bagdad, que je planterai définitivement la tente [.]. Voilà trois mois et plus que je marche tantôt en barque, tantôt à dos de chameau, et dire que je n'ai point encore atteint la région des girafes, ni celle des éléphants ! Ce gibier se tient à l'écart, et c'est un peu loin qu'il faut aller le chercher. Je crois néanmoins que je chauffe et qu'à dix ou quinze petites journées d'ici je trouverai à qui parler. Jusque là, tout me promet une chasse aussi abondante que variée. En approchant de Kassala, j'ai rencontré de jolies antilopes, le Déodie, de la taille du renard, qui pullule sur la route que je dois suivre ; l'Auriol, autre antilope, haut comme un veau, qu'on me dit être aussi très commun dans ces parages, et j'ai vu une peau de Téthil, grande espèce de Dama qu'on trouve à tous les détours des chemins. Je n'en finirais pas si je vous énumérais toutes les variétés de beaux animaux qui habitent le pays où je vais entrer sans compter les gazelles, les pintades, les francalères, les antarides dont je fais ma nourriture journalière. Bref, mon cher ami, sous le rapport de la chasse, je n'ai rien à désirer que deux ou trois bons compagnons de route pour participer à la curée. Malheureusement parmi les 15 ou 20 individus mis à ma disposition par Son Altesse, je n'ai pas trouvé un homme sachant charger un fusil, et mon domestique particulier est le seul qui sache se servir du sien. En fait d'armes, je ne suis pas trop mal monté. J'ai pu me procurer au Caire 3 carabines à éléphant de Deviem, calibre n°8, portant des balles de 4 onces ; 2 carabines calibre 16 [.]. A mon retour à Kartoum, j'aurai à m'occuper d'une enquête bien autrement intéressante sur la traite des nègres du Nil blanc. Le vice-roi, dans le but d'empêcher cet odieux commerce, a pris des mesures qui ont naturellement soulevé des réclamations de la part de tous les traiteurs du Soudan. Il s'agit d'examiner ces plaintes et d'éclaircir l'opinion afin qu'elle en apprécie la valeur. Vous comprenez tout l'intérêt que cette mission peut avoir pour moi si je sais la remplir. Vous pouvez m'y aider, mon cher ami, en me mettant en rapport avec des sociétés d'émancipation qui doivent exister aussi bien en France qu'en Angleterre. Ce n'est qu'en faisant du bruit qu'on appelle l'attention publique et une fois ces sociétés lancées sur cette piste, elles ne manqueraient pas de faire un tintamarre qui sera d'autant plus agréable aux oreilles du vice-roi qu'on le proclamera émancipateur et protecteur des nègres [.]. A propos de société, je n'ai gardé d'oublier la nôtre d'acclimatation dont notre chef de file est je crois président. Je vais lui adresser une liste (?) qui le remplira de joie par l'annonce des rares animaux dont j'ai déjà une intégrale collection. C'est bien le diable si après avoir pris tant d'espèces dans l'intérêt de l'humanité je ne redescends point le Nil avec une provision de consul dans ma poche. Je suis déterminé d'ai [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Prose Works of John Milton and The poetical Works of John Milton (complete in four volumes)

      Philadelphia: Caxton Press/Willis P. Hazard, 1864. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. These two sets bear the label of Willis P. Hazard although the prose works are identified as being from the Caxton press of C. Sherman and Sons. They were a gift from James DeWolf Perry in 1914 to his son (the father was the Bishop of RI, presiding bishop of the Episcopal church, chaplain during the SPanish American war, winner of the Legion of Honor, etc., scion of the historically important Perry family). He has put a gift inscription on the front fee end paper of the volumes and included a card: "Dear Jim with my love + best wishes for you all. I am sending to you from my library a valuable copy of Milton - you will find a description of this edition pinned in the fly leaf of vol. 1 of Prose Works". Pinned to the end paper is the following description: "This is the first complete edition of Milton ever printed in this country. It is sumptuously printed at 'The Caxton Press' on the best heavy laid paper, made expressly for it. The 'Poetical Works' are from the text by Pickering with Life and Notes by Mitford and others, in a bold very distinct type; and 'The Prose Works' are from an edition superintended by the late Rufus W. Griswold, and printed from the text of Pickering's edition. As there has been printed but a small edition of 250 copies, and it will not be reprinted, this superb large paper edition of Milton must rank as the best for the library of the gentleman of taste, and increase in value...". These volumes are bound in brown buckram with titles on paste downs on the spine. They are rubbed at the edges noticeable at the tips of the corners which are through in several places and the ends of the spine where there are also some short pull tears. There is some surface soil at the page edges. Many pages are unopened. They have pale yellow end papers. Other than what has been described, they are clean, tight, square with good corners and unmarked. Prose 1 has 548 pages, Prose 2 550 pages, Poetry 1 371 pages and poetry 2 478 pages. this a one-of-a-kind set.

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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.

      Fort Whipple, AZ: Tisdale A. Hand. Good. 1864. Newspaper. 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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        Projet d'un chemin de fer par le St. Gotthard dressé a la demande du Comité du St. Gotthard.

      Winterthur Wurster & Randegger 1864 - (34 x 22 cm). Mit 12 gefalteten lithographierten Karten und Profilen, 1 Übersichtstabelle und 1 mehrfach gefalteten lithographierten Übersichtskarte (33 x 163 cm). Lose in Original-Halbleinwand-Mappe. Einzige Ausgabe dieses umfangreichen Mappenwerkes, vollständig wie hier selten. - Die Mappe enthält eine Übersichtskarte im Maßstab 1:100 000, 10 Längenprofile (dabei 2 von Kaspar Wetli), ein geologisches Profil des Abschnittes Goeschenen-Ariolo sowie eine Tabelle von K. Wetli mit den "Résultats principaux des projets par Amsteg et par Attinghausen". -Die beiden deutschen Ingenieure haben hier die Arbeit des Zürichers Wetli weitergeführt, bei dem ein geradlinig angelegter Tunnel von ca. 15 km Länge das wichtigste Mittelstück darstellt. - Mappe etwas fleckig und bestoßen sowie ohne Schließbänder, sonst gut erhalten

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        Die Dolomitberge. Ausflüge durch Tirol, Kärnten, Krain und Friaul in den Jahren 1861, 1862 und 1863. Mit einem geologischen Abschnitte. Aus dem Englischen von Gustav Adolf Zwanziger.

      XVI, 304 S. 8 nn. S., 247 S. 8, Leinenband der Zeit mit gold. Rückentitel Deutsche Ausgabe des 1864 erschienenen ersten Buchs über die Dolomiten "The Dolomite Mountains", übersetzt von Gustav Adolf Zwanziger. Inhalt: I. Abt.: Erster Anblick der Dolomitberge Eine Wanderung durch das Fassathal Eine Reise duch Süd-Tirol, Kärnten und Krain. II. Abt.: Reise durch Kärnten, Friaul und die Venezianer Alpen 1862 Vom Wege abgelegene Gegenden Physikalische Beschreibung des Dolomitgebietes. Exlibris auf Vorsatz. Einige Seiten etwas stockfleckig, sonst ein sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        BROADSIDE: "Dr. Livingstone's Lecture", Being an Account of His African Travels, Spoken by Him to an Audience of Some 2,000 People Gathered for the Event at the Theatre Royal in Bath Shortly After his Second Zambezi Expedition.

      Bath, 21 September 1864., 1864. "Dr. Livingstone's Lecture" being an account of his African travels, spoken by him to an audience of some 2,000 people gathered for the event at the Theatre Royal in Bath shortly after his Second Zambezi expedition, and published two days later in the Supplement to the Bath & Cheltenham Gazette. Large single leaf measuring approximately 61 x 27 cm (2 feet long), printed by George Harvey Wood, Proprietor of the Gazette, with text recto and verso, the Livingstone account consuming an entire page save one advertisement. Indication of moisture to verso, text remaining legible, otherwise in very good condition, a scarce primary source document. Livingstone's lecture in Bath was the very first time his account was presented publically, first on 19 September 1864, at the Theatre Royal. It was promptly published in the Gazette supplement, seen here. A few days later he presented the same lecture at the Mineral Water Hospital, also in Bath, also to a large audience. n 19 September 1864, at the Theatre Royal in Bath, during the meeting of the British Association of Science, Livingstone spoke about his travels in Africa and the "gigantic evil' of slavery.".

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        La cité antique. Etude sur le culte, le droit, les institutions de la Grèce et de Rome.

      - Paris. Durand. 1864. 1 volume in-8, demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs. [2] ff. ; 525 pp. ; [1] p. bl. Edition originale de cet ouvrage qui rendit célèbre son auteur. Dans ce texte important, dans lequel il établit une idée majeure de la sociologie, Fustel de Coulanges, "montre le rapport intime qu'il y avait entre les institutions des anciens et leurs croyances métaphysiques". Cet ouvrage fut tiré à 650 exemplaires, aux frais de l'auteur. Plaisant exemplaire, sans rousseurs. Livres [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Illustrated London News: Number 1239. Vol XLIV. January 1864 - June 1864

      1864 - pp.628. Original quarter roan. Spine worn, boards loose. Internally very good, worth numerous engravings in the text including images of New Zealand, relating to the land wars, explorers and wars of the day, much interesting material in this good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paseo por la Plaza Cataluña

      España - FRANCISCO DE ITURRINO (1864-1924) Estampa 2/10. Firmada en ángulo inferior derecho a lápiz, en margen: F. Iturrino. Marca de agua en el papel: Van Gelder Zonen. La obra gráfica de Iturrino no tuvo grandes tirajes. Hacia 1915-1918 realizó un lienzo de igual temática y con ligerísimas variaciones (Museo Arte Moderno, Madrid). El aguafuerte es posterior. De la misma estampa se tiró otra en aguafuerte en color. Bibliografía: Kosme Mª de Barañano y Javier Gómez de Durana, Francisco Iturrino. Catálogo de la obra gráfica, Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1988, p. 136, f. 33. Buen estado de conservación. Siglo/Century: XX Aguafuerte Papel vitela Grabador/Engraver: Iturrino, Francisco Dibujante/Draw Artist: Circa 1915-1920 Altura papel/Paper height: 510 Anchura papel/Paper width: 630 Altura plancha/Plate height:394 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 476

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        TA., Schloß m. Teilansicht.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Groschwitz n. Sachs, 1864, 16,5 x 24

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        Velka abeceda pro male ditky (The big alphabet for little children)

      Jindrichuv Hradec: A. Landfrasa a Syna, 1864. 16mo. 16, (32)pp. Orignal brown lithographed wrappers, illustrated on front and back covers, with folded gatherings loosely inserted, still uncut and unopened. With thirty color lithograph plates. The initial printed section provides sample syllables, words, and longer sentences for practice. After this portion each letter of the Czech alphabet appears, accompanied by an illustration and captions in Czech and German. The Czech alphabet uses forty-two distinct letters, but is based on the twenty-six-letter Latin alphabet. It relies on diacritical marks to distinguish nearly half of its letters. Among the color lithographs, this volume only includes five letters with diacritics (C, D, R, S, and Z are presented with and without carons) and omits W. The entire alphabet is, however, available throughout the initial printed section and in the final alphabetical and multiplication tables at the end of the volume. This is one of the earliest Czech alphabet books, published in the South Bohemian province by Alois Landfras. Landfras is responsible for expanding the scope of Czech printing beyond folk literature and religious texts, introducing vernacular educational volumes and magazines to the region. Indeed, this volume appeared during a period of nationalist revival among Czech citizens living in Bohemia. Though the Habsburg Empire maintained firm control of Bohemia and dissolved the old Bohemian Diet, one of the last remnants of Bohemian independence, the Czech language experienced a rebirth throughout the mid nineteenth century as the Czech people clung to romantic nationalism. The maintenance of the Czech language became paramount to the Czech identity after the 1861 establishment of a new Bohemian Diet which officially proclaimed a "state rights program" for those residing in Bohemia. The present volume serves as an example of the necessity of linguisitic identity for the cultural survival of a small population with in a larger empire. Slight tears to edges of wrapper and pages, light foxing, else fine.

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        Samuel Longfellow

      n.d.. The undated poem is called <I>"Looking Unto God"</I> but was published in Longfellow's book "Hymns of the Spirit" in 1864 under the name "I Look to Thee in Every Need." In full, the poem begins with the quote <I>"To see God's hand in all things and all things in God's hand."</I> It reads in full, <I>"I look to thee in every need, and never look in vain, I feel thy touch, Eternal love! And all is well again; The thought of thee is mightier far than sin & pain, & sorrow are! Discouraged in the work of life, disheartened by its load, shamed by its failures or its fears, I think beside the road, - But let me only think of Thee, and then new heart springs up in me! They calmness bends serene above, my restlessness to still around me flows thy quick'ning life to nerve my faltering will; thy presence fills my solitude; My providence turns all to good! Embossed deep in thy dear love, Held in Thy law, I stand; Thy hand in all things I behold and all things in thy hand; Thou loudest me by unsought ways And turn'st my mourning into praise!"</I> Signed <I>"Saml Longfellow"</I>

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        Forschungen über das Räthsel der mannmännlichen Liebe. - \"Vindex.\" Social-juristische Studien über mannmännliche Geschlechtsliebe. Erste Schrift über mannmännliche Liebe. Nachweis, I. daß sie ebensowenig Verfolgung verdient, als die Liebe zu den Weibern; II. daß sie schon nach den bestehenden Gesetzen Deutschland\'s gesetzlich nicht verfolgt werden kann. Von Numa Numantius.

      Leipzig, Selbstverlag und Matthes in Kommission, 1864. XII, 28 S. HLwd. d. Zt. Herzer 157; Richter, Sexualwissenschaft III, 292. - Insgesamt erschien bis 1870 eine Folge von 12 Heften. Ab 1868 (Heft 6) bekannte sich der bedeutende Philologe und Jurist Ulrichs (1825-1895) auch öffentlich zu seinem Namen und seiner Homosexualität. Seine Schriften gelten zu Recht als Ausgangspunkt der homosexuellen Emanzipationsbewegung. - Ulrichs prägte für den homosexuellen Mann den Begriff \"Urning\", die männliche Homosexualität bezeichnete er als \"Uranismus\" (der Begriff Homosexualität wurde erst 1869 durch den österreichisch-ungarischen Schriftsteller Karl Maria Kertbeny geprägt). Die vorliegende Schrift \"Vindex\" (= Verteidiger) ist die erste gedruckte Schrift im deutschsprachigen Raum, die für die Rechte der Homosexuellen eintritt; 1867 trug Ulrichs seine Forderungen auf dem Deutschen Juristentag in München erstmals öffentlich vor, was tumultartige Szenen hervorrief. Auch Friedrich Engels äußerte sich gegenüber Karl Marx äußerst abfällig. - Ulrichs Forderung einer \"urnischen Ehe\", auf höchstes Unverständnis seiner Zeitgenossen stoßend, ist in Deutschland am 1. 10. 2017 Realität geworden. - Etwas berieben, tls. gering fleckig. Ausgeschiedenes Exemplar der Bibliothek des Hamburgischen Gesundheitsamtes. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Velka abeceda pro male ditky (The big alphabet for little children).

      Jindrichuv Hradec: A. Landfrasa a Syna, (1860-1864). 16mo. 16, (32)pp. Orignal brown lithographed wrappers, illustrated on front and back covers, with folded gatherings loosely inserted, still uncut and unopened. With thirty color lithograph plates. The initial printed section provides sample syllables, words, and longer sentences for practice. After this portion each letter of the Czech alphabet appears, accompanied by an illustration and captions in Czech and German. The Czech alphabet uses forty-two distinct letters, but is based on the twenty-six-letter Latin alphabet. It relies on diacritical marks to distinguish nearly half of its letters. Among the color lithographs, this volume only includes five letters with diacritics (C, D, R, S, and Z are presented with and without carons) and omits W. The entire alphabet is, however, available throughout the initial printed section and in the final alphabetical and multiplication tables at the end of the volume. This is one of the earliest Czech alphabet books, published in the South Bohemian province by Alois Landfras. Landfras is responsible for expanding the scope of Czech printing beyond folk literature and religious texts, introducing vernacular educational volumes and magazines to the region. Indeed, this volume appeared during a period of nationalist revival among Czech citizens living in Bohemia. Though the Habsburg Empire maintained firm control of Bohemia and dissolved the old Bohemian Diet, one of the last remnants of Bohemian independence, the Czech language experienced a rebirth throughout the mid nineteenth century as the Czech people clung to romantic nationalism. The maintenance of the Czech language became paramount to the Czech identity after the 1861 establishment of a new Bohemian Diet which officially proclaimed a "state rights program" for those residing in Bohemia. The present volume serves as an example of the necessity of linguisitic identity for the cultural survival of a small population with in a larger empire. Slight tears to edges of wrapper and pages, light foxing, else fine.

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        MUÑECO DE NIEVE

      1864 - Materia: Xilografía en color japonesa, original del siglo XIX. Publicación: 1864 Dimensiones: 36,5 X 24,7 cm. Triptico: 36,5 x 74 cm. Técnica:Xilografía en color (el dibujo se crea con planchas de madera) Ukiyo-e. Conservación:Buen estado. Algún punto de xilófago restaurado. ERS1

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        Photograph

      New Orleans: S. T. Blessing,, 1864. Photograph (92 x 55 mm), mounted on card (101 x 60 mm) with the printed trade address of S. T. Blessing of 24 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Dealer in cards, albums, frames, photographic & artists's materials. Some light spotting, generally very good. A photograph of the actor John Wilkes Booth, more famously remembered as the assassin of Abraham Lincoln. A note in German to the rear of the photograph, above the centrally printed logo of S. T. Blessing, reads "Wilkes Booth gab mir seinem Photographie am 10 Mai 1864."

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        La Cuisine Classique

      1864 -

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        A collection of all six portraits of the last surviving veterans of the American Revolution

      THE LAST LIVING VETERANS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. These is a complete collection of original carte de visite photographs of all six Revolutionary War veterans still surviving in 1864: William Hutchings (aged 100), Samuel Downing (aged 102), Daniel Waldo (aged 102), Adam Link (aged 102), Alexander Millener (aka Muroney) (aged 104), and Lemuel Cook (aged 105). A seventh man, James Barham, was believed to be alive but could not be located for the series. These ancient veterans, all of whom had all enlisted as boys, were America's last link to the American Revolution as the Civil War was being fought to preserve the Union. Elias Hilliard sought the men out, photographed them in their homes, and published the portraits both individually and in a book, The Last Men of the Revolution (Hartford, 1864). Publication of the photographs and the book sparked national interest in the six surviving veterans of the Revolutionary War. In 1865 Congress granted the survivors a $300 pension, but by then Waldo and Link had already died. Complete sets of the individual photographs, ideally suited for simultaneous display, are rare in the market. Each carte bears a printed caption with the subject's name, age, and the phrase "One of the survivors of the revolution,' together with a copyright notice. "The photographs were made uniformly under makeshift circumstances as would have been required if the photographs were made in situ while Hilliard visited each for a personal interview" (Goldschmidt and Naef, The Truthful Lens). The photographs are by Hartford photographers N. A. and R. A. Moore, who were accustomed to taking photographs under unusual circumstances. Their extant photographs include the fallen Charter Oak (1856), a balloon ascension in Hartford (1863), and the aftermath of the fire at the Colt Fire Arms Manufactory (1864). These photographs are in outstanding condition, far superior to the images usually found in the book publication. The men are: Lemuel Cook. Fought at Brandywine and in Virginia and was present at the surrender of Cornwallis. William Hutchings. Joined the Massachusetts militia at age fifteen. He recalled that Washington "ordered that there should be no laughing at the British; it was bad enough to have to surrender without being insulted." Samuel Downing. Fought in various battles including Saratoga, and claimed to have been a bodyguard for George Washington. Daniel Waldo. Joined the Continental Army in 1778 at age sixteen and was taken prisoner in 1779. Adam Link. Enlisted at age sixteen and fought on the frontier. Alexander Millener. Enlisted by his stepfather under his name (Muroney), Millener served as a drummer boy for the duration of the war. Six albumen prints (2 ¼ x 3 ½ in.), original carte de visite mounts with caption on recto and publisher imprint on verso. Fine condition.

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        Descripción física y geológica de la provincia de Madrid.

      Madrid, Imprenta Nacional, 1864 - -21 x 29,5 cm.- , XVI + 219 págs. Ilustrado con 98 grabaditos en el texto, 4 láminas desplegables y 1 gran mapa litografiado en color de 69 x 81,5 cm. Enc. holandesa, lomo de piel con nervios. (BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Magnificent pair of views of Big Tree Grove, near Yosemite

      Two mammoth albumen prints. These beautiful photographs were both formerly affixed back-to-back with another mounted photograph, giving a very faint linen-like texture on the surface. Thin strip of linen tape on mounts. These are splendid prints with rich tonal range, worthy of the finest collections. Weed, Charles Leander. The Sentinels, Big Tree Grove. 1864. Mammoth albumen print (20 ½ x 16 in.), mounted. Weed, Charles Leander. The Original Big Tree, 32 feet diameter. 1864. Mammoth albumen print (15 ½ x 20 in.), mounted. CALIFORNIA PHOTOGRAPHY PIONEER. Charles Leander Weed is generally considered the first photographer to work in Yosemite. His 1859 trip there yielded approximately twenty 10 x 14 inch views and forty stereo images. For his 1864 photographic expedition to the Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees of Calaveras, Weed used a larger camera to produce these splendid mammoth-plate prints (more than twice the size of the 1859 views), as well as a new series of stereo views. Weed exhibited his mammoth prints at the 1867 Paris International Exposition. Lawrence & Houseworth's 1870 Catalogue offered them for sale and observed, "This series of views, together with the stereoscopic collection, were awarded the bronze medal at the Paris Exposition, for their superior excellence." Relatively little is known about Weed, who "remains a shadowy presence" (Palmquist). In addition to working in San Francisco, he established studios in China and Hawaii. His greatest accomplishment was his series of mammoth plate photographs of the Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees of Calaveras made in 1864. His photographs of the giant sequoias are especially noteworthy as they capture the magnificence and scale of the great trees. The Sentinels, Big Tree Grove. "The 'Sentinels,' about 50 feet in circumference, and 275 feet high, stand guard at the entrance of the grove, like giants at the portal of an enchanted palace; and between them, with head uncovered, you pass into this grand temple of nature" (Kneeland, Wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California, 1872). The Original Big Tree shows the first giant sequoia to come to the attention of white Americans. Discovered by Augustus P. Dowd in 1852 in the Mammoth Grove of Calaveras, it was cut down the following year. Five men felled the tree after three weeks of work using only mining augurs. The bark was then assembled into the tree's original form for a traveling exhibit. The colossal stump of the "Discovery Tree" was planed and briefly used as a dance floor. This image shows a section of the trunk lying next to the domed building covering the stump. A splendid pair of Big Tree photographs by the pioneering Western photographer Charles Weed.

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        Städtewappen des österreichischen Kaiserstaates. Bd. I: Königreich Böhmen.

      Wien, k k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1864. VI, 146 S., 37 Tafeln auf gestärkter Pappe. Brauner Original-Halblederband im Folioformat 31 x 26 cm mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel sowie goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern auf vier Zierbünden; Buchdeckel mit farblich passenden Bezügen und Lederecken; dreiseitiger Pfauenschnitt; farbige Vorsätze. Großformatiges, reich illustriertes Werk des Chronisten und Heraldikers Vincenz Robert Widimsky (1793 - 1865) über die Städtewappen des österreichischen Kaiserreiches. Von dem insgesamt vierbändigen Werke wird hier der Band I über das Königreich Böhmen angeboten. Enthalten sind 37 ganzseitige Farbtafeln mit zusammen 560 chromolithographierten Städtewappen; alle Tafeln geschützt durch eingebundene Seidenhemdchen. Den Wappentafeln vorgeschaltet ist eine kurze Einleitung sowie ein 146-seitiger Textteil mit 560 kurzen Monographien zur jeweiligen Stadtgeschichte. Der Großband in sehr gutem Zustand, kaum berieben, das Leder noch frisch wirkend. Tafeln teilweise etwas aus dem Schnitt ragend; Seiten partiell leicht randfleckig. In toto sehr gutes Exemplar dieses so seltenen Wappenbandes, der neben seinen farbenprächtigen Wappendarstellungen auch umfassenden Informationen zur böhmischen Orts- und Landesgeschichte bereithält. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Böhmen Österreich Österreich-Ungarn Tschechien Tschechische Republik

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        Il mondo secreto

      MILANO: G. DAELLI E C., 1864. RILEGATO. BUONO. 10 15,5. USATO

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        Le Jardin Fruitier du Muséum ou Iconographie de touts les Espècies et Variétés d`Arbres Fruitiers cultivés dans cet ètablissement avec leur Description, leur Histoire, leur Synonymie, etc.

      Paris, Firmin Didot Freres, 1864. Sechster Band. 30 x 22 cm. Mit 70 Farblithographien. Moderner Ppband. Nissen BBI, 456. - Ursprünglich erschien das Werk in Lieferungen. - Die prächtigen Tafeln zeigen jeweils die ganze Frucht, die Frucht aufgeschnitten und einen Zweig. - In diesem Band sind neben Birnen auch Pflaumen abbgebildet und beschrieben. - Vor allem der Text ist teils etwas stockfleckig und vereinzelt gestempelt, die Tafeln meist jedoch sauber. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Bücher, Blumen; Blumen & Pflanzen; Botanik; Früchte; Obst

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        Traité des écritures cunéiformes, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Paris, Firmin Didot, 1864.. Two volumes. Crown quarto. With a total of 19 plates. Pp. 373, plus 16 folding plates bound at end; 378, plus 2 folding plates bound at end, neat expert repair at verso on one. Plus a 3rd folding plate, called-for but not present in most other copies, bound here in its rightful place. Some nice text figures to each volume. Both half-titles present, that of first volume with some evidence of minor silverfish activity at outer edge. Hardcover, uniformly bound in later brick red cloth and matching marbled boards, gilt red morocco label to each spine, sprinkled edges, silken ribbon marker to each volume; thin adhesive mark to first free endpaper of one volume. In a very good condition. ~ First edition. Complete as called-for. Joseph-Arthur, Comte de Gobineau (1816-1882). Diplomat, orientalist, a novelist of distinction. While he is perhaps most known for arguing that racial composition determines the fate of civilization, being called the "intellectual father" of Nietzsche, Gobineau's most concrete scholarly effort was in the field of cuneiform studies. In those years in which Hincks, Rawlinson, and Oppert were gradually realizing that the Akkadian language could not account for all ancient cuneiform texts and for the inner structure of cuneiform writing, Gobineau attacked the three of them in his essay on the Lecture des textes cuneiformes, which he expanded in the two volumes of "Traité des écritures cuneiformes", which is presented here. Gobineau argued that cuneiform texts were sacred writings, written in a cryptic form for "talismanic" purposes, and that if one reads them with the system of transposition of letters employed by the Hebrew Cabbalists, they proved to be written in Arabic. He produced a marvel of combinatory devices by which the texts not only proved to be alliterative poetry conforming to strict rules of prosody, but also could be read backwards and forwards, so that what was a blessing read as a curse in the opposite direction. The present set contains: Tome I: Livre I. L'écriture cunéiforme assyrienne; Livre II. L'écriture cunéiforme zende; Livre III. L'écriture cunéiforme Huzwaresh. Tome II: Livre IV. Commentaire.

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        The Dolomite Mountains: Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863

      London, Longman, 1864, 8vo bella legatura in mezzo marocchino rosso con angoli rinforzati, dorso finemente lavorato con titolie fregi dorati , taglio superiore in oro, pp. XX-576 e con sei tavole + due carte geografiche ripiegate. Numerose incisioni in legno nel testo, le sei cromolitografie sono : Monte Civetta con il lago e il villaggio di Alleghe, il Catinaccio, il Sasso Lungo e il Sasso Piatto, il Pelmo dal monte Zucco, la Croda Malcora presso Cortina, Castel Pietra in Primiero e due grandi carte geografiche colorate intitolate : "Map of the South Eastern Alps" e "Geological Map of part of the district of Predazzo, St. Cassian, and the Seisser Alp in South Tyrol". Stupenda descrizione delle Dolomiti per ricchezza di tavole e notizie di questa prima edizione della più importante opera a carattere turistico che contiene oltre a notizie storiche e delle ascese ad alcune vette, un interessante capitolo scientifico (geografia, mineralogia, geologia). In eccellenti condizioni.

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        The Geology of New Zealand: In Explanation of the Geographical and Topographical Atlas of New Zealand - Rare NZ Imprint.

      Auckland: T. Delattre, 1864. An English translation by Dr. C. F. Fisher, from the Scientific Publications of the Novara Expedition, comprising important and fascinating observations and survey work by German-Austrian geologist Ferdinand von Hochstetter at the onset of British settlement in the region. 8vo. 113 pages, plus table of contents, title page. Red cloth boards titled in gilt to front. Volume measures approximately 14 x 21 cm. Faint blemish to boards, otherwise very good condition, clean and bright. An early work presenting discoveries made in New Zealand, specifically in Auckland and Nelson, during the Austrian Imperial Novara Expedition. It includes two important lectures delivered by esteemed geologist and expedition leader Ferdinand von Hochstetter. A principal member of the expedition, Hochstetter was involved in its planning from the onset. His surveys were used in the making of the first geological map of New Zealand, created the bases for future geological research. The Novara Expedition (1857-1859) was the first large-scale scientific, around-the-world mission of the Austrian Imperial navy. In 1859, during the expedition, Hochstetter was funded by the government of New Zealand to make a rapid geological survey of the islands. Over 150 years later, his work is regarded as an authoritative primary source still today. the volume's content centers largely on Hochstetter's survey of Auckland, beginning with his lecture on the region's geology. Subjects further include its extinct volcanos, Lake Rotomahana and its hot springs [Te Tarata thermal springs], and three inlets on North Island - Whaingaroa [now known as Raglan], Aotea, and Kawhia. Approximately one quarter of the text is devoted to his geological work in the Province of Nelson..

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        Forschungen über das Räthsel der mannmännlichen Liebe. - "Vindex." Social-juristische Studien über mannmännliche Geschlechtsliebe. Erste Schrift über mannmännliche Liebe. Nachweis, I. daß sie ebensowenig Verfolgung verdient, als die Liebe zu den Weibern; II. daß sie schon nach den bestehenden Gesetzen Deutschland`s gesetzlich nicht verfolgt werden kann. Von Numa Numantius.

      Leipzig, Selbstverlag und Matthes in Kommission, 1864. - XII, 28 S. HLwd. d. Zt. Herzer 157; Richter, Sexualwissenschaft III, 292. - Insgesamt erschien bis 1870 eine Folge von 12 Heften. Ab 1868 (Heft 6) bekannte sich der bedeutende Philologe und Jurist Ulrichs (1825-1895) auch öffentlich zu seinem Namen und seiner Homosexualität. Seine Schriften gelten zu Recht als Ausgangspunkt der homosexuellen Emanzipationsbewegung. - Ulrichs prägte für den homosexuellen Mann den Begriff "Urning", die männliche Homosexualität bezeichnete er als "Uranismus" (der Begriff Homosexualität wurde erst 1869 durch den österreichisch-ungarischen Schriftsteller Karl Maria Kertbeny geprägt). Die vorliegende Schrift "Vindex" (= Verteidiger) ist die erste gedruckte Schrift im deutschsprachigen Raum, die für die Rechte der Homosexuellen eintritt; 1867 trug Ulrichs seine Forderungen auf dem Deutschen Juristentag in München erstmals öffentlich vor, was tumultartige Szenen hervorrief. Auch Friedrich Engels äußerte sich gegenüber Karl Marx äußerst abfällig. - Ulrichs Forderung einer "urnischen Ehe", auf höchstes Unverständnis seiner Zeitgenossen stoßend, ist in Deutschland am 1. 10. 2017 Realität geworden. - Etwas berieben, tls. gering fleckig. Ausgeschiedenes Exemplar der Bibliothek des Hamburgischen Gesundheitsamtes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Photograph

      New Orleans: S. T. Blessing, 1864 - Photograph (92 x 55 mm), mounted on card (101 x 60 mm) with the printed trade address of S. T. Blessing of 24 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Dealer in cards, albums, frames, photographic & artists's materials. Some light spotting, generally very good. A photograph of the actor John Wilkes Booth, more famously remembered as the assassin of Abraham Lincoln. A note in German to the rear of the photograph, above the centrally printed logo of S. T. Blessing, reads "Wilkes Booth gab mir seinem Photographie am 10 Mai 1864."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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