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        Signed and inscribed copy of ’Nye Eventyr og Historier’. Anden Række. Tredie Samling.

      Copenhagen, 1865 - Bound with orig. wrappers. Insbribed in Andersen’s typical handwriting: "Digteren,Vennen Michael Rosing i Sorø Jule-Hilsen fra H.C. Andersen". Inscription: ’The Poet, the Friend Michael Rosing in Soroe, Christmas-greeting from H.C. Andersen’Michael Rosing was senior teacher at Soroe Academy and married to Agnes Dunlop. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        L.a.f., non datata (ma 1865)

      - 2 pp. in-8, vergate al recto ed al verso. «Caro Cecchino (?), A Montepulciano andai nel 1829. Sono dunque 36 anni. Non posso rammentarmi di tutti i miei scritti d'epoca così remota. Io so che il Vicario Martini mi propose fare domanda perché mi fosse concesso il ritorno, ed io negai; attesi il minuto col piè nella staffa, e me ne andai. Non è possibile il carteggio che si dice. E bada che l'articolo dice:-Supplicante al Granduca.Dunque dov'è la supplica al Granduca? Questa deve uscire fuori:-No, no: venga fuori quello che hanno: infami sono, sempre. Insisti o fuori la supplica o ritrattazione. .». La lettera va riferita ad una tarda polemica politico-giornalistica circa una presunta supplica che il Guerrazzi avrebbe inoltrato al Granduca nel periodo dell'esilio di Montepulciano (durante il quale incontrò Mazzini ed aderì al suo programma politico). Va ricordato che Guerrazzi partecipò, ai moti toscani del '31 (che gli costarono la relegazione all'Elba) e del '48-'49, ricoprendo la carica di Dittatore (per i quali subì prima la carcerazione e poi l'esilio in Corsica). F.D.Guerrazzi (Livorno 1804-1873), fu uomo politico e scrittore famoso per i suoi romanzi storici. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        1865 Original Paperback Wisden, Facs Spine, 2nd Edition!

      Hi, This lot is an 1865 Original Paperback Wisden. It has an expertly made facsimile spine and is an original 2nd Edition Wisden. It is in Good Condition. I was proud to own this book for years (hence how I can offer it at such a low price) but I have now purchased an original with original spine-ish so my book is up for sale, the covers here have some marks, , a bit of light staining to the front cover but not inside the book. The rear cover has some wear too. The first page has a stamp from the Sydney Pardon Estate which is a nice bonus. The spine holds the book together very well and so is tightly bound. Inside the book is nice and bright and clean, a very rare book. It is quite a bit shorter than my 1864 but so is my new replacement, must have been cut fine back then. Please see the large pictures. More available on request. Please see the Video for more info... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjRZOKNO7ro Buy-it-now. More Photos on request. Payment: Card, Paypal, Cheque or BACS

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        VERZEICHNISS DER REPTILIEN,

      - welche au einer Reiser im nördlichen America beobachtet wurden. Von? [etc]. Dresden, Druck von E. Blochmann & Sohn. 1865. In folio (de 31x23 cm) com 141 pags. Encadernação recente com lombada em pele. Ilustrado em extratexto com cromolitografias. Exemplar por abrir e com leve desgaste das capas originais. Separata da "Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldinae", volume XXXII. Alexander Philipp Maximilian, príncipe de Wied-Neuwied foi um dos maiores naturalistas e etnógrafos do século XIX. Ficou conhecido pelas suas obras 'Reise nach Brasilien' e 'Reise in das innere Nord-América'. O sua grande obra sobre os répteis Verzeichniss der Reptilien, welche auf einer reise im nördlichen America beobachtet wurden", ilustrado com sete gravuras de Bodmer, coloridas manualmente, descrevendo tartarugas e salamandras, foi publicado pouco antes da sua morte em Neuwied, em 3 de Fevereiro 1867 '(Adler p. 22). Carl Bodmer ficou conhecido como o ilustrador de gravuras dos índios norte-americanos. In folio (31x23 cm). 141 pags. Binding: Recent binding with skin spine. Illustrated hors-text with chromolithography engravings. Copy with unnopened quires and with boards slightly worn out. Offprint from "Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldinae", volume XXXII. Alexander Philipp Maximilian, prince of Wied-Neuwied was one of the greatest explorer-naturalists and ethnologists of the 19th century. He is best known for his "Reise nach Brasilien" and "Reise in das innere Nord-America". His major report on the reptiles "Verzeichniss der Reptilien, welche auf einer reise im nördlichen America beobachtet wurden", illustrated with seven beautifully handcoloured plates of turtles and salamanders by Bodmer, was published shortly before the prince"s death, in Neuwied, on 3 February 1867' (Adler p. 22). Carl Bodmer is well known as illustrator of 19th century Native Americans. B.M.(N.H.)V, 2316; Nissen ZBI, 4400. Location/localizacao: SDC

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        Commissary Department, Head-Quarters Army of the Potomac (plate 61 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War)

      Washington: Gardner 1865 - “The commissary at General Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac was nothing less than an immense grocery establishment. Coffee, tea, sugar, molasses, bacon, salt pork, fresh beef, potatoes, rice, flour &c. were always kept on hand in large quantities” (Gardner). The most celebrated collection of Civil War photographs, Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War contains “many of the most graphic and memorable Civil War images that have come down to us” (ICP). The photographs covered the entire conflict from Manassas in 1862 to the dedication of the monument at Bull Run in June 1865. Gardner presents the photographs, each accompanied by his descriptive text, as “mementoes of the fearful struggle,” recording war as it had never been recorded before. Alexander Gardner joined Mathew Brady’s studio in the 1850s and introduced the new wet-plate collodion process there. This process was employed in the photographs of the Sketch Book. When Brady’s sight deteriorated in the 1850s, Gardner became the studio’s chief photographer. Working with the Army of the Potomac as a civilian photographer, Gardner happened to be present during the Battle of Antietam. Carrying his heavy equipment over the battlefield in the immediate aftermath of this bloodiest of battles, he captured a series of beautiful and shocking images. Within a month of publication they were exhibited at Brady’s New York gallery, where crowds waited in line for hours to view them. When Brady accepted credit for the images, as he was wont to do, the outraged Gardner resigned and set up his own studio, bringing the leading Brady photographers with him. These men, including George Barnard, David Knox, Timothy O’Sullivan, and William Pywell, contributed to the immense Photographic Sketch Book project, and they are scrupulously credited in its captions.

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop]
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        Battery No. 4, near Yorktown, Virginia (plate 14 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War)

      Washington: Gardner 1865 - Albumen print (approx. 7 x 9 in.), original mount with lithographed frame and caption. Minor occasional soiling and fading. Excellent condition, with good strong tones. This battery of 13 inch mortars was placed for the bombardment of Yorktown. The high trajectory of the shells permitted the emplacement to be made under a high bank. The most celebrated collection of Civil War photographs, Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War contains “many of the most graphic and memorable Civil War images that have come down to us” (ICP). The photographs covered the entire conflict from Manassas in 1862 to the dedication of the monument at Bull Run in June 1865. Gardner presents the photographs, each accompanied by his descriptive text, as “mementoes of the fearful struggle,” recording war as it had never been recorded before. Alexander Gardner joined Mathew Brady’s studio in the 1850s and introduced the new wet-plate collodion process there. This process was employed in the photographs of the Sketch Book. When Brady’s sight deteriorated in the 1850s, Gardner became the studio’s chief photographer. Working with the Army of the Potomac as a civilian photographer, Gardner happened to be present during the Battle of Antietam. Carrying his heavy equipment over the battlefield in the immediate aftermath of this bloodiest of battles, he captured a series of beautiful and shocking images. Within a month of publication they were exhibited at Brady’s New York gallery, where crowds waited in line for hours to view them. When Brady accepted credit for the images, as he was wont to do, the outraged Gardner resigned and set up his own studio, bringing the leading Brady photographers with him. These men, including George Barnard, David Knox, Timothy O’Sullivan, and William Pywell, contributed to the immense Photographic Sketch Book project, and they are scrupulously credited in its captions.

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        Original-Aquarell \" Gefällter Baumstamm im Wald \".

       Kleineres Aquarell des bekannten Düsseldorfer Künstlers (*1865 Dessau - 1945 Düsseldorf ). In satten Grün- , Braun- und Rottönen liegt ein Baumstamm auf einer Waldeslichtung. Maße ( Höhe x Breite ) 24,5 x 34 cm, rechts unten signiert \" G. Hacker, 16.9.`32 \". Ecken etwas angeknickt. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker \" Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig 1922, Band 15, S. 410 \" : \" Maler in Düsseldorf, geb. 8.8.1865 in Dessau. Als Schüler Max Brückners erlernte er in Coburg die Theatermalerei und begleitete das Meininger Hoftheater auf dessen Auslandsreisen. Nach der Auflösung dieser Bühne kam Hacker als Lehrer für dekorative Malerei nach Straßburg im Elsaß an die neubegründete Kunstgewerbeschule, 1896 an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf...Seine dekorative Malerei, die das Landschaftliche bevorzugt, fand viel Anerkennung, besonders die Festspieldekoration des Rheinischen Goethevereins. In Straßburg rührt von Hacker die Ausmalung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität her. Mit flottgemalten Landschaftsbildern realistischer Art ist Hacker vielfach auf Ausstellungen, besonders in Düsseldorf, vertreten. \" Biographische Angaben: 1865: Hacker wurde am 8. August 1865 in Dessau als Sohn des Kammersängers Adolf Hacker und dessen Gattin Pauline, geb. Zschiesche, einer bedeutenden und berühmten Opernsängerin geboren.1882-1887: Eintritt in das Atelier der Prof. Gebr. Brückner in Coburg wo er die Technik der Theatermalerei erlernt und zum Lieblingsschüler Prof. Brückners avanciert, der damals für Bayreuth Wagners Parsifal ausstattet und für die Meininger unter Herzog Georgs Führung seine berühmten Ausstattungen schuf. 1887-1890: Von Herzog Georg II. an das Hoftheater in Meiningen berufen - Teilnahme an vielen Gastspielreisen. 1890-1896: Berufung nach Straßburg. 1893: Als Stipendiat der Stadt Straßburg nach Chicago zur Weltausstellung entsandt. 1896-1945: Mitglied des Künstlervereins \" Düsseldorfer Malkasten \", lange Jahre dort im Vorstand tätig. 1896-1899: Berufung an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf. Schaffung zahlreicher Ausstattungen ( u.a. für die Festspiele des rheinischen Goethevereins ). 1904: Der Kunstverein erwirbt seine \" Eifellandschaft \". 1906: Ankauf des Aquarells \"Eifelhöhe mit Schafen\" durch Kaiser Wilhelm II. 1905: Festausschmückung Berlins zur Kronprinzenhochzeit.1907-1909: Leiter des Ausstattungswesens an der \" Bühne \". 1910: Verleihung der Goldenen Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft. 1914-1916:Teilnahme am Ersten Weltkrieg.1919:Lehrer für Bühnenmalerei an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. 1927-1936: Zweite Amerikafahrt: Ausmalung einer großen Maschinenfabrik in Reading, P.A., sowie weitere Reisen ins In- und Ausland mit Planung und Ausführung verschiedenster Arbeiten und Aufträge. 1936: Bildausschmückung des Wartesaals III. Klasse im Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof ( im Zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört ). 1938: Eingangshalle des Duisburger Hauptbahnhofes. 1940: 3 große Dioramen für das Naturkunde-Museum der Stadt Dortmund. 1945: Am 5.12. Tod in Düsseldorf. Bis kurz vor seinem Tode beschäftigte ihn der Plan den Keller des im Krieg zerstörten \" Düsseldorfer Malkastens \" mit Fresken auszumalen um den Künstlern des Düsseldorfer Malkastens eine neue würdige Bleibe zu schaffen. ( 1968: Große Einzelausstellung im Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf *Palais Spee* / 1973: Große Verkaufsausstellung Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf, Königsallee 46 ). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Hacker, Georg Hacker, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorfer Malerschule, Düsseldorfer Malkasten, Malkasten, Aquarell

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        SOLDIER'S LETTER. A REGIMENTAL PAPER - TO ACCOMPANY THE REGIMENT. Vol. 1. No. 23

      [Fort Riley, Ks.], 1865. [3]pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines and minor soiling. Very good plus. An extremely rare regimental newspaper, printed on a field press in Fort Riley, Kansas. The Second Colorado Cavalry, organized in 1863 and stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, served also from Kansas City, Independence, Westport, Hickman's Mills, Pleasant Hill, and Harrisonville, Missouri. Its detachments engaged in almost constant fighting around central Missouri. Commanded by Col. James Ford, the regiment was charged with protecting the Kansas citizens from guerillas. This issue of the SOLDIER'S LETTER, published just two weeks after President Lincoln's assassination, contains an ode and article on his death. The paper also notes Jefferson Davis' capture and attempts by "negro troops" to "massacre of rebel citizens of Memphis." The SOLDIER'S LETTER was published longer than most regimental newspapers, from August 1864 until November 1865. Both Confederate and Union armies produced various regimental newspapers which provide important perspectives into the lives of Civil War soldiers. Any issues are rare.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Traité des propriétés projectives des figures. Ouvrage utile à ceux qui s'occupent de la géométrie descriptive et d'opérations géométriques sur le terrain. Deuxième édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée d'annotations nouvelles

      Gauthier-Villars-66, Paris 1865 - ______ Format : 2 volumes in-4. [274 x 211 mm] Collation : XXXII, 428 pp., 12 planches h.-t. / VIII, 452 pp., 6 pl. h.-t. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs. (Reliure postérieure.). ___. ____ Cette seconde édition - la première de 1822- a été largement augmentée par Poncelet des "théories générales des centres des moyennes harmoniques, de réciprocité polaire (dualité), de l'analyse des transversales et leurs principales applications aux propriétés projectives des courbes et des surfaces géométriques." Provenance : Un feuillet imprimé a été relié en tête de l'ouvrage : "Institut de France. Académie des Sciences. Prix Poncelet décerné en 1948 à M. Georges Valiron, professeur à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris, né à Lyon le 7 septembre 1884." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der ausgestorbene Adel von Stadt und Landschaft Zürich. (Anhang:) Die seit 1859 in der Stadt Zürich eingebürgerten Geschlechter mit Wappentafeln.

      Egli-Schätti,, Zürich, 1865 - Zürich, Egli-Schätti, 1865. 4°. 224, 8 S. 1 chromolithogr. Frontisp. u. 51 chromolithogr. Tafeln. Goldgepr. Orig.-Lederband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Mit handschr. Randbemerkungen zum Teil mit Tinte. Durchgehend stockfleckig. Bindung gelockert. Einband stärker berieben und bestossen. Goldgepr. Orig.-Lederband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        The Grammar of Ornament

      London: Day and Son, Ltd, 1865. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition, first printing. Small folio (13.5" x 9.5"). Original purplish brown cloth recently recased with original spine laid down, all edges gilt. 157 pp. with color plates numbered to 100 as in original edition and as called for in table of contents, although title page calls for 112; the final twelve may be missing. Cloth unevenly toned at front, gilt lettering rubbed, faint tape stains. All plates are bright and beautiful, tissue guards intact. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, small piece of publisher's catalogue glued to front paste down. Tiny light Dyeing Company stamp on title page. A stunning example of chromolithography cataloguing ornamentation throughout history.

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        Explorations in Australia. The Journals of John McDouall Stuart, during the years 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, & 1862, When He Fixed the Centre of the Continent and Successfully Crossed it from Sea to Sea. Edited from Mr. Stuart's Manuscript by William Hardman.

      London. Saunders, Otley & Co. 1865. - 8vo, 22cm, 2nd edition, xxii,iv,(1)],511p., oval photographic frontis portrait (much foxed), map coloured in outline & 12 engraved plates, appendix, in the original blind decorated blue pebbled cloth, gilt spine titles, except for heavily foxed the frontis a near fine copy (tds) Ferguson 16381, Wantrup p.233. "This edition of his six expedition journals was edited and considerably improved by William Hardman. It is a scarce book in either edition (there was a second edition published the following year).A copy should be in every collection". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        THE FIRST OF MAY 1865 OR GENL. MOVING DAY IN RICHMOND VA

      New York: H. & W. Voight, 1865. Handcolored lithograph, 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches. Lightly toned, with minor wear. Very good. A satirical political print showing "moving day" at Confederate headquarters in Richmond. The lithograph depicts Gen. Robert E. Lee loading old swords in a dog cart with two scrawny dogs attached, while Treasury Secretary George Trenholm hauls a string of boxes carrying worthless bonds over his shoulder, each bearing the name of a Confederate state. A box on the sidewalk marked "C.S.A. Treasury (on which a dog is unabashedly urinating) is also labeled as "Waste Paper," and the building in the background sports signs that read "Sheriff Sale" and "To let. Apply Lincoln & Co." Several individuals - including two African Americans, one thumbing his nose - look on. The title date of May 1 would lead one to think that this lithograph was issued on that date, but in fact it was probably issued earlier in the spring, before the collapse of the Confederacy, and is speculating on its demise with May 1 as a projected to date. In fact, Richmond was occupied by Union troops on April 3. Likewise, the reference to "Lincoln & Co." is unlikely after his death on April 15. Finally, Treasury Secretary Trenholm had resigned on April 27, although this detail might have escaped a cartoonist. A very rare image. We locate copies at the American Antiquarian Society, Library of Congress, Yale, Virginia Historical Society, and Brown University.

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        Mémoires sur la Chine,

      P., Librairie du Magasin Pittoresque 1865, - 5 parties reliées en un volume grand in-4 de 2 fnch-100 pp.-1 fnch-130 pp.-1 fnch-127 pp.-2 fnch-79 pp.-1 fnch-93 pp.-1 fnch, 16 cartes et nombreuses gravures dans le texte et hors-texte, reliure demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs richement orné, tête dorée. Introduction, histoire, religion, gouvernements, coutumes. Escayrac de Lauture accompagna les troupes françaises parties pour la campagne de Chine de 1860, en représentant à lui seul la mission scientifique. Il eut la déveine d'être capturé et torturé par les Chinois, si bien que fort affaibli, il mourrut en 1868. Ces Mémoires sur la Chine représentent sans conteste le plus bel ouvrage parmi ceux laissés par les témoins de cette campagne. Quelques rousseurs par endroits, petite déchirure angulaire à dix feuillets (loin du texte), plats frottés. (Cordier, BS 91). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la Revolution Francaise [History of the French Revolution]

      Germer Balliere, Paris 1865 - Complete in three volumes, contemporary quarter calf, with faux calf boards, very lightly rubbed at extremities. Booksellers label ( Clavreuil). Old Sotheby's auction labels loosely inserted. The uncommon first French translation of Carlyle's French revolution, published between 1865 and 1867, an nice tidy set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Set of 4 Original Fox Hunting Engravings c1865

      John Leech, 1865, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ as Issued, 1865. Size: 860 x 660 mm. 4 pages. 4-volume set (complete). Item Type: Antique Print. Four original c 1865 prints, each 650 x 410 mm, laid down onto paper, mounted and framed (unglazed) each measuring 860 x 660 mm in total. 'Where There's a Will There's a Way' bears some minor scrapes to the image surface, and some light water marking to the upper right corner. The backing paper bears a small hole at the bottom edge, not imposing greatly upon the caption. 'A Capital Finish' bears some very minor spotting but is otherwise clean and well-preserved across the image surface, with only light water spots to backing paper only. 'Gone Away' has a very small tear at the bottom edge of the print, continuing into a larger tear in the backing paper towards the caption, which has been repaired. The majority of the image remains bold, bright, and well-preserved aside from a minor scrape towards the lower left. 'A Frolic Home after a Blank Day' bears a very small scrape to the right hand side, and another towards the centre, but is otherwise clean and very well-preserved across the image surface. Why do most sellers not describe their actual item on Amazon? Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High Streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA (now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre. UK. +44 116 253 2712 Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Britain/UK; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02253.

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        Untersuchungen über den Zeitsinn des Ohres. (Mit drei Holzschnitten.) (Vorgetragen in der Sitzung vom 23. Januar 1865.) Sonder-Abdruck aus dem LI. Bd. der Sitzungsb. der kais. Akad. der Wissenschaften.

      -,, [Wien), 1865 - [Wien), -, [1865]. 18 S. OBrosch. Angestaubt, kl. Randläsuren, hds. Buchstabe a. T., unaufgeschnitten, leichte Gbrsp. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Histoires grotesques et sérieuses

      Michel Lévy, Paris 1865 - Un volume in-12 demi chagrin châtaigne, dos à faux-nerfs ornés titre, auteur et date dorés, tête dorée, couvertures conservées. Reliure de Devauchelle.[4], 371 pages, [1]. Edition originale de la traduction du texte par Charles Baudelaire. Exemplaire comportant les très rares couvertures jaunes datées 1864. Très bel exemplaire, très bien relié. // One volume, 12mo, half hazelnut shagreen, gilt-tooled and gilt-lettered back, top edge gilt, original wrappers bound in (Devauchelle). [4], 371 pages, [1]. Charles Baudelaire's translation first edition. It is worth noting that this copy has the very rare yellow coloured wrappers dated 1864. Very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Scriptorium d'Albi]
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        ALBUM DE FOTOGRAFIAS EN PIEL Y DORADOS, ANTIGUAS, 1865, 50 FOTOS

      1865 - ALBUM DE FOTOGRAFIAS EN PIEL CON DORADOS, ANTIGUAS, 1865, 50 FOTOS (DISTINTOS TAMAÑOS). 25X20. REF 10.2 BIBLIOTECA MRC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Profile Cliff Narrow Gorge and Torrent of the Zambesi

      

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        Wit and Wisdom from West Africa

      

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        relative ad una rilevante tipografia ottocentesca. Probabilmente Sonzogno. Milano, 1865 ca.

      Stampe al collodio, 21x14 cm applicate entro passepartout originali in cartoncino grigio di 35x26 cm, con finestra con angoli arrotondati ed elaborata bordura in rilievo. In ottimo stato di conservazione. - Assieme di 9 fotografie, non firmate e non datate ma attribuibili a Francesco Heyland ed al figlio, attivi a Milano (con studio in Piazza Duomo) a partire dalla metà dell'800. Francesco Heyland insieme al fotografo francese Hippolyte Deroche, documentò le fasi della costruzione della Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Insieme di notevole interesse dal punto di vista tecnologico, sociale e fotografico, che descrive minuziosamente i diversi aspetti del lavoro all'interno di una tipografia ottocentesca di grandi dimensioni. Importante è la documentazione dei macchinari, così come del coinvolgimento anche degli operai negli scatti realizzati. Comprende: 5 foto di lavoratori in posa nel cortile dello stabilimento: - Gli operai disposti su 4 file con un piccolo torchio tipografico in primo piano. Agli estremi del torchio i due operai più giovani, nella parte destra dell'immagine il caporeparto ed i proprietari. - Gli operai tengono fieramente in mano i ferri del mestiere (pinze per la fusione dei caratteri, alcune più grandi per maneggiare i crogiuoli per il piombo fuso) a destra del gruppo le maestranze. - Foto di gruppo degli operai più anziani. - Ritratto delle alte cariche dell'azienda -I dirigenti dell'azienda sono immortalati alcuni seduti, altri in piedi, dietro al tavolo presidenziale. 4 foto di interni della tipografia: - Veduta generale della sala di composizione, con i cassetti per i piombi ed i torchi di prova. - Altra sala con gli operai al lavoro nella sala macchine, alcuni addetti ai torchi ed altri intenti nella piegatura manuale dei quaderni: interessanti macchinari per la cucitura dei fascicoli sopra le varie postazioni lavorative: pulegge azionate da distributori di potenza proveniente dalla macchina a vapore. - Macchina a vapore con operai al lavoro - Macchina a vapore con distributore di potenza ad albero tramite pulegge - applicata a macchine da stampa, torchi e cucitrici - vicino alla macchina alcuni operai. Queste tavole sono di notevole interesse dal punto di vista tecnologico e fotografico, in quanto i lunghi tempi di esposizione rendono visibile il vapore all'interno delle sale. In considerazione delle dimensioni della tipografia, dell'epoca e dell'attribuzione del fotografo, è possibile che lo stabilimento raffigurato sia quello di Sonzogno, una delle più antiche case editrici italiane. Francesco Sonzogno sin dal 1807 stampa il Giornale bibliografico universale. Il testimone passa poi a Giambattista "tipografo-librajo in Milano" che nel 1818 inaugura la Collana degli storici greci volgarizzati; ma è a partire dal 1861 con Edoardo, nipote di Giambattista, che l'impresa ha un nuovo impulso, trasformandosi in un'impresa a carattere industriale. Nel 1866 Edoardo acquista la Gazzetta di Milano fondendola con Il Secolo, e la casa editrice inizia a pubblicare una notevole gamma di periodici "dal più colto al più popolare" ed edizioni librarie di grandissimo successo come la Biblioteca classica economica e la Biblioteca del popolo. Nel 1874 nasce la Casa Musicale Sonzogno e si specializza nel melodramma italiano La macchina a vapore per la stampa venne introdotta in Italia da Pomba: "La "Stamperia Sociale degli Artisti Tipografi", insediata da Giuseppe Pomba (1795-1876) a Torino, nei sotterranei di Casa Pomba, fu tra le prime nel 1847, a impiegare una macchina a vapore (di 4 HP, cavalli-vapore) per azionare una macchina da stampa importata dall'Inghilterra. Curioso rilevare come l'introduzione delle macchine a vapore abbia rivoluzionato anche la produzione tipografica, rendendola "industriale" e causando problemi di convivenza a causa dei rumori e tremori generati dai macchinari. Cfr. A. GUSMANO, Gli inchiostri nella storia della scrittura e della stampa, 2011, a proposito della torinese tipografia Pomba: "L'innovazione suscitò vibrate proteste da parte degli inquilini, che lamentavano: ?Quella casa è divenuta una fornace, i camini sputano fumo in continuo, le mura s'infocano, i pavimenti tremano', perciò il Vicariato d [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE SOUTHERN PRISONS OF THE U.S. OFFICERS

      Baltimore: Lith. & Print by E. Sachse & Co., 1865. Lithograph, 24 x 35 3/4 inches. Scattered light foxing and a few faint stray ink marks. Near Fine. A rare lithograph showing views of several Confederate prison camps in the South, used to hold Union officers during the Civil War. The lithograph contains twelve images of at least six different Confederate camps in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. While Andersonville Prison in Georgia is well known as the largest and most brutal of the Confederate prison camps, this important lithograph shows the conditions and structures at several lesser known southern prisons, thereby providing valuable information. One of the two central images is a view of the crowded "Asylum Camp" in Columbia, South Carolina. The image shows a pair of two-story buildings in the background, with dozens of tents crowded into an open space in the foreground. The entire camp is surrounded by a fence. Many of the tents have their own small fireplace, and men are shown chopping wood, hanging clothing, preparing food, carrying water, and milling about the yard. There are two other images of Camp Asylum: one showing men taking wood from a large pile, the other a view of the sutler's tent at the camp, showing a large number of men proceeding into a tent to receive supplies. The other central image is of Camp Sorghum in Columbia, South Carolina. Small cabins and tents are shown in a large cleared field patrolled by armed guards. Another small view shows the hospital at the camp, with many wounded men depicted. Views of other prisons show the jail in Columbia, South Carolina; the jail and workhouse in Charleston, South Carolina (mostly tents); Camp Oglethorpe in Macon, Georgia, showing several small cabins; and rustic Camp Exchange in Charlotte, North Carolina, showing a number of armed guards patrolling a small group of tents and a crudely built two-story building. There are also views of a performance by "Chandler's String Band," mail delivery (showing scores of men crowded around a building), and an image of long lines of men passing clothing that have apparently just been delivered by a small train. Lithographer and printer Edward Sachse was located in Baltimore, and was therefore well positioned to produce views and prints for southern and northern markets before and during the Civil War. In 1862 he published a portrait of Union general Ambrose Burnside, and after the war Sachse published prints of the grave of Stonewall Jackson, and of Robert E. Lee in his study (the latter drawn by Adalbert Volck). Sachse also published views of the Virginia Military Institute, Fort McHenry, and a print of the famous clash between the Monitor and the Merrimac. This print is not included in Neely & Holzer's THE UNION IMAGE nor in their THE CONFEDERATE IMAGE, and it is not mentioned by Peters. OCLC locates only two copies this lithograph, at the Library of Michigan and at the Boston Athenaeum. Rare. OCLC 136954063, 191908999. PETERS, AMERICA ON STONE, pp.348-49 (ref).

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        'Manuscript des Schönbrunner Hof-Gärtners Richard van der Schot, ein 1774 begonnenes und bis 1780 ergänztes systematisches Pflanzenverzeichnis nach Linné' & Richardus van der Schot gekregen den 21. November in het jaar 1759.

      3 manuscript volumes listing plants growing in the Schönbrunn gardens. Together about 450 pages. 8vo. 2 vols. 185 x 112mm and a third volume slightly smaller. Contemporary calf (2 vols.) and contemporary vellum. The 3 volumes are from the famous collection of Ernst Moritz Kronfeld (1865-1942), botanist, writer and collector. Kronfeld decribed the 3 volumes as follows "Auch Hofgärtner Richard van der Schott dokumentierte das botanische Wissen seiner Zeit in drei wertvollen Manuskriptbänden... Die Manuskriptbände sind auch heute noch wissenschaftsgeschichtlich relevant - dokumentieren sie doch die verbreitung von und das Wissen über Pflanzen sowie die Bedeutung Schönnbrunns innerhalb der botanischen Gärten der europäischer Herrscherhäuser" (Schriftenreihe der Kommission für Provenienzforschung 5 pp. 31-70).//Richard van der Schot (1733-1790) of Delft (Holland) was appointed head gardener by Emperor Franz I of the Botanical Gardens at Schönbrunn. Van der Schot had taken with him a great number of exotics purchased from different nurseries in Holland. In 1754 he accompanied Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin to the West Indies to collect plants for the Schönbrunn Garden, the so called Holländischen Garten. In August 1755 the first consignment of plants from Martinique arrived at Schönbrunn and in 1756 van der Schot returned from Martinique with a considerable number of trees and shrubs. The 2 volumes bound in contemporary calf have a manuscript card glued in, as already mentioned above, 'Manuscript des Schönbrunner Hof-Gärtners...' followed by a manuscript title 'Index Systematis Vegetabilium transcriptus a Richardo van der Schot, ex editione decima tertia a 1774...'. The third volume 'Richardus van der Schot....' see above, has many plant names in Dutch and starts with 'November Anijers die den 25 zijn aan gekomen van Buelinck..'. As Van der Schot remained head gardener during the years 1759 to 1780 the plants listed in the manuscript volumes must concern plants growing in the Schönbrunn Gardens, the most splendid botanical garden of the period. On numerous occasions slips have been added and glued in to add new plant names.//See also S. Madrinan, Nikolaus Jospeh Jacquin's American Plants. Botanical Expedition to the Caribbean (1754-1759) and the publication of the Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia. Leiden 2013.

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        Camps and prisons : twenty months in the Department of the Gulf

      New York, J. P. Robens 1865 - Bound in publisher's blind stamped navy cloth, gilt stamping on spine, showing vignette of tent and stockade. 3rd ed. Hardcover. Rear spine edge frayed. 424 pp + ads. Unmarked pages. Duganne was a Union Army officer with the New York 176th Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was captured at Brashsear City and writes about his experiences as a prisoner of war. "One of the rare published accounts of Camps Groce and Ford by a prolific writer; unimpassioned and well written." Nevins I, 190. Foner 1975. Sabin 21152. Coulter Travels in the Confederate States 136: "Well written, observant account of conditions in the Federal Army, in Confederate prisons, and in the countryside of Louisiana and Texas [by a Lt. Col. of the 176th New York Volunteers] Duganne wrote with reserve and discernment, describing the sugar country of Louisiana and the system of labor contracts developed there by Federal agents, the beauties of the country, the peculiarities of Cajuns, and the splendor of rich sugar planters, the plains and characteristics of Texas and Texans, and prison life [in two Confederate camps]. The book is a first-rate travel account." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rural scene, Montalegre, Spain]. Riera de Montalegre.

      c. 1865 - Albumen print. Fair tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original card, title in manuscript in Spanish, photographer's credit in negative. Dimensions: 220 by 245mm. (8.5 by 9.5 inches).

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        1865 Original Paperback Wisden, Facs Spine, 2nd Edition!

      Hi, This lot is an 1865 Original Paperback Wisden. It has an expertly made facsimile spine and is an original 2nd Edition Wisden. It is in Good Condition. I was proud to own this book for years (hence how I can offer it at such a low price) but I have now purchased an original with original spine-ish so my book is up for sale, the covers here have some marks, , a bit of light staining to the front cover but not inside the book. The rear cover has some wear too. The first page has a stamp from th

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        Our Mutual Friend

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First Edition. Octavo. In two volumes, bound from the original parts (stab marks present), illustrated by Marus Stone.320, 399pp. (1)pp. ads at rear. early repair to upper margins of last two leaves of volume one. A very nice set with text and plates virtually free from foxing or browning, bound in contemporary 1/2 calf over brown pebble grained cloth raised bands with compartments stamped in blind, dark green morocco spine labels gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate of John Bell of Surry who was a member English Jersey Cattle Society and died in 1895. A handsome set.

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        St. Goar on the Rhine

      London, 1865. Chromolithograph. Trimmed and mounted on board as issued. In excellent condition, with the exception of a tear in the image. Scratch in upper section of image with small puncture mark. Image size: 16 ¾ x 25 13/16. A picturesque view of St. Goar on the Rhine by the celebrated landscape painter, Thomas Richardson. Thomas M. Richardson , born and died in Newcastle upon Tyne, but spent a considerable amount of time traveling in France, Switzerland, Italy and Germany, and produced lithographs of the watercolours he did there. This excellent study on the Rhine being a perfect example. The printing, a major element in the success of a chromolithograph, was done by M. & N. Hanhart. Richardson was son and pupil of T. M. Richardson the Elder, who taught him to work in oils and watercolours. After his father's death, Richardson the Younger worked exclusively in watercolour. He was a member of the Society of Painters in Watercolour and a member of the Royal Scottish Academy. Chromolithography was achieved by using a series of carefully registered tint stones to create a smooth richly coloured image. This printing process became immensely popular towards the end of the nineteenth century and was widely used in fine art as well as commercial printing. One of the most important chromolithographic firms was M & N Hanhart in London. The firm, founded by Michael Hanhart, began publishing its first prints in 1840 and remained in business until the end of the century. Hanhart's was known for its large separately published chromolithographs, but it printed everything from book illustrations to song sheets. This stunning print after Richardson is a fine example of Hanhart's superior chromolithographs. Its intense colour and meticulous detailing is common of Hanhart's superior printing techniques representing the best example of nineteenth century chromolithography. Benezit, Dictionary of Artists.

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        Our Mutual Friend

      Chapman and Hall, London 1865 - Octavo. In two volumes, bound from the original parts (stab marks present), illustrated by Marus Stone.320, 399pp. (1)pp. ads at rear. early repair to upper margins of last two leaves of volume one. A very nice set with text and plates virtually free from foxing or browning, bound in contemporary 1/2 calf over brown pebble grained cloth raised bands with compartments stamped in blind, dark green morocco spine labels gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate of John Bell of Surry who was a member English Jersey Cattle Society and died in 1895. A handsome set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Travels & Discoveries In The Levant. The cloth in lovely condition but contents foxed.

      Day & Son, London 1865 - Two tall octavo volumes bound in the original green embossed cloth. The binding is lovely; sadly the plates, maps and text is rather foxed. Complete with all plans, maps, lithographs and original photographs by Bedford. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels & Discoveries in the Levant [Two Volumes in One]

      Day & Son, Limited, London 1865 - Large octavo. 17 x 25 cm. xiv, 360; xii, 275 pp. Illustrated with numerous plates and maps, some of which fold out, all present. Two volumes bound together. Lovely copy recently rebound in full brown leather with maroon spine label lettered in gilt. Text block clean and bright, no foxing, all edges marbled. Very attractive tome. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        EPISODIO DEL CARNEVALE DI TORINO (FEBBRAIO 1865). Vedi in che stato già son ridotto, eppure se per l'Italia e per Te sarà d'uopo dare quest'ultima parte del mio vestimento son pronto a farlo...

      TORINO, F.LLI DOYEN, 1865Litografia originale impressa in seppia e nero con dedica manoscritta a penna all'angolo inferiore destro per mano di Federico Dogliotti a Ottavio Minoli. In primo piano, carrozza reale con il re che stringe la mano a Gianduja in camicia ripreso a cavallo, sullo sfondo, semitrasparente veduta della piazza con la statua del Marocchetti in bella evidenza. L'episodio si lega agli avvenimenti del settembre 1864, quando la capitale venne trasferita da Torino a Firenze. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, lievi ossidazioni alla parte inferiore. Molto rara.

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        FIVE WEEKS' SPORT IN THE INTERIOR OF THE HIMALAYAS; TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE GAME FOUND THERE. ALSO A FEW HINTS REGARDING EQUIPMENT, &c. By Captain H.V. Mathias, H.M. Bengal Staff Corps.

      Franz Thimm, Bookseller & Publisher. London. - 1865 1st edition. 12mo (110 x 168mm). Pp132. Original blind-stamped green cloth, spine titled in gilt. Slight staining to upper board, spine just a little rubbed, internally clean. Pencil inscription "Eto Ives [?] from the author." Very good copy of a very scarce little book. "Mathias traveled near the headwaters of the Ganges, bagging thar, barking deer, and serow as well as other game, including pheasants. There are also hints as to the habits of game animals and the supplies necessary for a sporting trip." (Czech). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Course of Six Lectures on the Chemical History of a Candle to Which is Added a Lecture on Platinum

      London: Charles Griffin and Company, 1865. Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. Ex-library. Second edition. Sir Hiram S. Maxim's copy, whose early experiments on the automatic repeating rubber stamp are demonstrated within. Boards are marked. Covers on boards and spine are warped. Leading corners, edges and spine are bumped and worn. Spine ends and leading corners are nicked. Pastedown hinges are split. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Sir Hiram S. Maxim's stamps on early pages. Separate library stamp on reverse of title page. Pages are rough-cut. Some pages are chipped on edges. Light creases throughout pages. Contents remain clear throughout. Binding remains intact. HCW. hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.

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        Archive of Business Correspondence Urbana Wine Company Hammondsport, New York 1890s

      No Binding. Very Good. The archive consists of approximately 182 letters, 278 pages, both handwritten and typed, plus 20 ephemeral items, they are all in very good, legible condition, and are all generally on company letterhead, and quite attractive. Altogether a substantial and revealing file of correspondence regarding the marketing of an important New York State wine producer. An interesting archive of business correspondence from the Urbana Wine Company, a pioneering Finger Lakes winery, established in 1865. At the period covered here, the 1890s, New York had established itself as a dominant wine producer- second only to California. Urbana's product line included sweet and dry Catawba, claret, Tokay, port, brandy and sherry. The company's 'Gold Seal' champagne - special dry, extra dry and brut - was the leading American sparkling white at the time, and later in the next century, following prohibition, the company greatly influenced the region's viticulture by hiring a manager from Veuve Cliquot. The archive can be divided into the following sections: 1. 48 typed and autograph letters signed, (two incomplete) from Urbana sales representative, John L. Huss, totaling 126 pages, regarding wine customers, their likes and dislikes, and orders for wine, from hotels and restaurants, saloons, hospitals, rail cars, etc., largely in New England and New York City. January 1897 - March 1898. These are substantial and detailed letters written on the road from an aggressive salesman (at one point he apologizes for an angry outburst, saying "you didn't hire me for my looks,") who cultivates business in a broad spectrum of venues, from local road houses to the Boston Yacht Club and fancy hotels. 2. 20 autograph letters signed, totaling 38 pages from the President of the Urbana Wine Company, W. E. Hildreth, to the Director and Manager, J. W. Davis, regarding advertising and marketing, pricing, finances, sales reps (including Mr. Huss, above) and other executive matters. 3. 3 autograph letters, signed and 1 typed letter signed by J. W. Davis, Director and Manager, mostly regarding appointments. September 1893-December 1897. 4. 7 typed letters signed, and 3 autograph letters signed, by Alpha S. DeLissa, wine and spirit merchant, to J. W. Davis of the Urbana Wine Company, regarding orders and shipments, together with 8 bank receipts, outlining payments made by DeLissa to Urbana. November 1893-April 1895. 5. Approximately 100 pieces of correspondence from customers and vendors of the Urbana Wine Company, including orders from private individuals, hotels and restaurants from as far away as Texas, but mostly from the northeast. Various sizes, various dates. 6. A dozen miscellaneous ephemeral items relating to the Urbana Wine Company, including order slips and bills. The Urbana Wine Company, was located four miles north of the village of Hammondsport, in the town of Urbana, Steuben County, New York. The winery was established in 1865, and known as the Urbana Wine Company until 1881 when it was reorganized under the name of "New Urbana Wine Company." The company applied for the Gold Seal trademark in 1887. The company was renamed the "Urbana Wine Company" in 1896. The company reorganized after the passage of the Volstead Act and the beginning of Prohibition, and renamed the Gold Seal Products Company. During Prohibition the company produced sacramental wine. After Prohibition the name was returned to "Urbana Wine Company, Inc." After Prohibition, Edward Stewart Underhill, Jr., President of the company went to Rheims, France and brought Charles Fournier, from Veuve Cliquot, where he served as production manager. Underhill hired him as the winemaker and production manager of Urbana Wine Company, and although Fournier intended to stay just a few years, he remained employed there the rest of his life. He introduced several important French-American hybrid grape varieties into the production of wine. He was made pr

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        Photograph Album with Early Albumen Photographic Views of India, Burma, Penang, compiled by a British Missionary or Colonial Official circa 1860s

      Hardcover. Very Good. Folio, album containing 61 photographs, nine of which are loose, mounted on 31 leaves, bound in contemporary ½ roan and brown covered cloth boards, binding worn, front cover detached, but present, portions of back-strip missing, old tape repairs to binding, some foxing to mounting leaves, else very good. This very interesting album contains early views of locations in Burma, India, both southern and northern, Penang, and in the compiler's native England. many of the images were presumably taken by the unidentified compiler of this album. The views are largely identified in pencil either on mounting leaves, or in the case of the loose photographs in pencil on the verso of the image or on laid in sheets of paper with a numbered key. Most of the photographs are large, ranging in size from 9 x 7 inches to 2 ½ x 3 ½ inches at the smallest. Two of the images are dated in pencil "1865," most of the images based on costume styles are clearly from this period. However, several images may be from the 1850s, one image taken in India notes the presence of "Sepoy gardeners," who were undoubtedly fired after the uprising in 1857. The views include several of Pagodas in Burma, including the Shouay Dagon and Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon, now Yangan, Myanmar. The entrance to "Shingodama's Pagoda, Kenindine," "Lyator Traveller's House - Tennyen," a view of the village of Tennyen, "Kyoung in Kenindine," and other views in and around Kenindine. There are numerous views of India including: views of Quilon, now Kollom, and old seaport and city on the Laccadive sea coast in Kerala; "Col Stevenson's garden & part of Backwater with Sepoy gardeners &c - Quilon," and "Mr. Liddells grounds & landing place on Backwater - Quilon." The album contains 11 views of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, a town in Kancheepuram District of the Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are images of the Pancha Rathans, rock temples and sanctuaries, the Sthalasayam Perumi Temple, the Descent of the Ganges, a rock relief carved on two monolithic boulders, and other sites. There is a view of the "Mission Church at Palamcottah from the compound of the Training Institution," Palamcottah during British rule was a town in the Tinnevelly District of Madras, which was at the time the center of missionary activity in South India. There are two mounted views of a Dak Bungalow and mountain lodge in Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh, dated in pencil 1865. There are four views of Penang: including a waterfall, "Church," "Fort at Penang from the sea," and "Landing Place - Penang." The loose views include images of Burma and India. Including two large views of the Shwedagon Pagoda, and a view entitled: "Irama. Basket making at the foot of the Hill & large bamboo growing near" . Which is likely taken somewhere in Java. There are three views of Coonoor, and one of the public gardens at Ooty. Coonoor is a Taluk and municipality in the Niligris district in the State of Tamil Nadu, India. Coonoor is at an altitude of 1850m above sea level and is the second largest hill station after Ooty. The compiler of the album was apparently stationed in Coonoor. The view of the town of Coonoor is marked with a small line showing where their cottage was located. There is an image identified as "Travancore", which was an Indian Kingdom from 1729 to 1949 which at its zenith covered most of modern day central and southern Kerala, Kanyakumi District. In the early 19th century it became a princely state of the British Empire. The other loose image, is slightly later than the 1860s, based on costume style, and is identified on the verso as "Mrs. Ashmore her daughter, her son - his wife & daughter." The remaining images in the album are of houses, people and localities in England, some, as in the image below, are marked "Cockington?" in pencil on the mounting leaf. Cocki

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        Über die Wirkung der räumlichen Vertheilung des Lichtreizes auf die Netzhaut- (Mit 3 Tafeln.) (Vorgelegt in der Sitzung vom 3. October 1865.) Sonder-Abdruck aus dem LII. Bd. der Sitzungsb. der kais. Akad. der Wissenschaften.

      -,, [Wien), 1865 - [Wien), -, 1865. 20 S. OBrosch. Mit den drei Tafeln. - Hds. Buchstabe a. T., angestaubt, leicht stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manuscrit partiel du livre "Les Mariages de la Créole" devant paraître chez l'éditeur Dentu en 1865 mais interdit par les autorités françaises. [ Un Cas de Censure sous le Second Empire ]

      1865 - 154 feuillets manuscrits in-8, s.d. (circa 1865), du feuillet 52 au feuillet 205, avec mention des noms des typographes Etonnant manuscrit provenant du fonds de l'éditeur Edouard Dentu. Pour comprendre l'intérêt de ce manuscrit inédit, on citera Marie Bonaparte Wyse elle-même, dans la préface à l'édition belge de son oeuvre : "Ce livre devait paraître à Paris ; il paraît à Bruxelles. Le manuscrit que l'éditeur belge a envoyé à l'imprimerie était demeuré pendant plus d'un an entre les mains de M. Dentu. L'énumération des obstacles de toutes sortes qui en ont retardé d'abord, ensuite empêché la publication en France, formerait la matière d'un volume plus gros que celui-ci". Ayant annoncé, la publication de son roman, elle se heurta à de nombreuses difficultés. Notamment, expose-t-elle, " j'envoyai par la poste, à mon éditeur, la dernière partie de mon roman que je m'étais empressé d'achever, parce que sa publication immédiate paraissait être le moyen le plus propre à mettre un terme aux suppositions malveillantes dont il était l'objet. J'attendis, mais en vain, un accusé de réception de la part de mon éditeur. Hélas ! Il n'avait rien reçu. Le manuscrit avait disparu ! " . " Malgré tous les obstacles le livre paraîtra, disais-je. J'avais tort.". "On décida que mon volume ne paraîtrait pas." . "J'écrivis à M. Dentu pour presser l'apparition du livre. Ici 1000 petits embarras dont je n'ose rechercher la cause : tantôt M. Dentu prend un prétexte, tantôt il en prend un autre, pour ne publier le livre que la semaine ou le mois suivant ; c'est une épreuve qui s'est perdue en route ; c'est une erreur totale dans un chapitre ; c'est la suppression de quelques lignes qui font longueurs dans un autre ; c'est une menace qu'on disait venue de la préfecture de police : on saisira le livre arbitrairement, sans motif avoué, sans procès à venir, etc. etc. M. Dentu, effrayé, hésite. Il veut réfléchir. Je le mets en demeure de faire paraître le volume ou de me rendre le manuscrit. Il joint son bon à tirer au mien". ."On s'adresse à la justice. Oh ! Pas de procès cependant ! . Mais des menaces : M. Dentu et son imprimeur, Simon Raçon se dirent mandés au parquet. . bref, l'imprimeur eu peur ou fit semblant d'avoir peur de perdre son brevet ; il refusa de livrer les feuilles composées. L'éditeur m'écrivit pour me demander le prix de l'impression. L'ironie se joignait à l'injustice. . Et voilà pourquoi Les Mariages de la Créole paraissent à Bruxelles. » Le Journal de Xavier Marmier (Droz, 1987) éclaire plus nettement l'origine des soucis rencontrés dans la publication du roman : Marie Rattazzi y dévoilait le détail des amours illégitimes du riche propriétaire du Creusot, l'industriel Eugène Schneider : " Averti de la prochaine publication de ce livre, M. Schneider a tout fait pour l'empêcher. Il est parvenu de nouveau à la retarder, et l'on dit que Mme Ratttazzi renoncera à son oeuvre s'il lui donne de l'argent". Notre manuscrit (partiel mais conséquent), vraisemblablement rédigé par un secrétaire (par deux fois, on relève le nom de "M. Séné" ou "Léné"), corrigé par une main vive en divers endroits (par l'auteur ?), provient du fonds de la famille Dentu. On s'explique alors mieux les nombreuses différences observables entre le manuscrit et l'édition belge de 1866. Par exemple, dans le manuscrit, l'héroïne Marguerite conserve plusieurs chapitres durant son prénom original, avant de lui préférer " le nom bizarre, original, et franchement créole, de Magarthy". Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Broadside, begins: "El Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, encargado del gobierno, a los habitantes de la República. Guatemaltecos! Un acontecimiento grave y doloroso me obliga a dirijiros la palabra.

      [Guatemala: No publisher/printer Folio (34 cm; 13.25"). [1] p.. 1865] Pedro de Aycinena announces the death of long-time leader and sometimes president Rafael Carrera, dated in the text 14 April 1865. => Carrera was an epitome of the 19th-century caudillo. Minister Aycinena announces that he will assume the presidential powers until a new leader can be appointed. Searches of NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, CICLA, and Metabase locate only one library copy worldwide — in the U.S. As issued; one small piece of blank paper torn from lower outer corner. Overall age-toning.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the Arts and their introduction into Commerce. To which is added a Description of the most useful of the European Forest Trees. [with] The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, not described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux, and containing all the Forest Trees discovered in the Rocky Mountains, the Territory of Oregon, down to the Shores of the Pacific, and into the Confines of California.

      - Philadelphia: Wm. Rutter & Co., 1865. 6 vols. in 5, roy. 8vo, 184; 180; 180; 206; 215 pp. With 277 hand-colored plates as noted below. Original de luxe binding of publisher's full brown morocco, covers richly blind-stamped, blind-stamped and gilt-lettered backstrips, gilt edges, collector's modern bookplate in each volume. Joints lightly scuffed. Very occasional foxing to tissue guards or plates but generally a very clean fresh set. Combined edition of this classic work of American natural history in the finest de luxe format. "It is no exaggeration to remark that it is the most complete work of its kind, and is a production of unrivalled interest and beauty." -Sabin 48695. The plates, drawn for the original edition by the famous Redouté brothers and Pancrace Bessa, feature the leaves, berries, flowers, and nuts of trees from coast to coast. The Michaux volumes contain 156 hand-colored stipple engravings, and the Nuttall volumes contain 121 hand-colored lithographs, each showing the branch form, leaf, flower and fruit of the species. Michaux's work was actually carried out in the late 18th century, Nuttall's in the early to mid-19th century. Michaux was first published in France in 1817 to 1819; the first American edition combining the work of both authors was published in 1841-1852. This edition uses new stones for the Nuttall lithography since the originals were destroyed in 1856. Reese, Stamped with a National Character, 21. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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