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        Islas Chincha - Guano-Abbau.

      Peru, um 1865.. O-Fotografie aufgezogen auf Papier, in den Rändern stellenweise etw. nachgedunkelt, Fotogröße: 25 x 17,5 cm.. Die frühe Fotografie des peruanischen Guano-Abbaus, der in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts als Dünger in ganze Welt exportiert wurde, zeigt die Siedlung der Arbeiter nebst einem öffentlichen Gebäude mit Fahne, die Mole zur Guano-Verschiffung im Vordergrund und den bereits stark abgebauten Guanohügel im Hintergrund. Heute sind diese Inseln Naturschutzgebiet und eine touristische Attraktion zur Beobachtung von Seehunden und Seelöwen. Die Siedlungen sind heute gänzlich verschwunden. (vgl. ähnliche Ansicht bei: Reclus, Nouvelle Geographie, XVIII, Amerique du Sud, 1893, 576 f.). Weitere Inseln auf denen seit 1840 Guano abgebaut wurde sind die Isla Chao, Corcovado, Huanillos, Viejas, Santa Rosa, Lobos de tierra und Pabellon de Pica die entlang der chilenischen und peruanischen Küste liegen. Zeitlich läßt sich die Fotogafie durch die Aussagen Middendorfs einordnen: "Als der Verfasser im März 1862 um erten Male an den Chincha-Inseln vorüberfuhr, war die Ausbeute bereits seit zwanzig Jahren in Betrieb und sehr lebhaft. Eine ganze Flotte von grossen Segelschiffen lag bei der Nord- und Mittel-Insel vor Anker, die alle warteten, bis die Reihe an sie kommen würde. (...) Im Jahre 1871 führte eine Reise den Verfasser nochmals an den Inseln vorüber: sie waren von Guano entblösst und flach, das Meer von Schiffen verlassen." (Middendorf, Peru II. Band, 1894, 191)

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christine Laist]
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        THE Histories of TOM THE PIPER'S SON and TOM TUCKER. Illustrated by Cruikshank. Read's Children's Tales. &c. Price 6d. on paper. Untearable cloth 1s.

      8 leaves, printed on one side only and laid on linen, the first and last pasted to the covers, each beaing a hand-coloured engraving with text beneath. Original pictorial colour-printed wrappers. 23.8 x 18 cm. Spine expertly restored; some creasing and wear, small bookseller's paper label to front wrapper. A very good copy of a superb Read toybook.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Das Schweizerland in Bild und Wort / Dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten und von verschiedenen Künstlern in Stahl gestochen / Mit geschichtlich-, topo- und orographisch-physikalisch- und ethnographisch-erläuterndem Text / Erste Häfte

      Basel, Chr. Krüsi, ca. 1865.. 4°, Halbleder. 23 x 29,5 cm. 464 Spalten. Mit 1 gestochenem Titelblatt u. 45 Stahlstichtafeln. Halbledereinband bestoßen u. berieben. Textseite teilweise lose, Stiche wie immer teilweise leicht stockfleckig, insgesamt noch gutes u. interesantes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        Ecole d'aspirants officiers, aout 1865. Photographie originale.

      . 13 x 11 cm. encadree (25.5 x 23.5 cm).. Derriere le cadre, Charles Dardel a ecrit les noms des soldats presents sur la photographie: "Lieutenant Hirschi, Siegrist von Bern, J. Sutter von Burgdorf, von Tscharnen von Bern, Brawand von Bern, Charles Dardel von Aarberg".Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Popery Ancient and Modern: Its spirit, principles, character, objects, prospects, checks, and extirpation; with warnings and counsels to the people of England

      London: John Snow 1865 - first edition; lxvii, 364, 32 (ads) pp., original cloth, masonic book plate to the front paste down, previous owner's name to the half-title page, old moisture stain to six leaves, spine chipped at the head, else near very good. Photos available upon request.

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        Calepin d'un amateur d'estampes.

      Ales (Alais), A. Veirun, 1865.. 18 x 11,5 cm, 131 p., 4 f.n.c.. Broche,en partie non coupe. Couverture verte imprimee d'editeur, petit manque angul. superieur et ecriture a l'encre sans gravite; dos : indication a l'encre : marques des graveurs.. Edition originale de ce rare ouvrage imprime a 60 exmplaires et detruit par l'auteur qui recense de nombreuses marques de graveurs et en donne l'attribution. Illustre de 8 hors texte reproduisant de nombreux monogrammes. "Cet opuscule a ete detruit presque entierement a la suite de la vive polemique contre l'auteur, M. Michel, qui pretendait avoir a se plaindre de la critique partiale et injuste d'un journaliste. Une dizaine d'exemplaires tout au plus ont echappe a cette destruction et se vendent assez cher." (Drujon). Drujon Fernand, Essai bibliographique sur la destruction volontaire des livres ou bibliolytie, Paris, Quantin, 1889, n°15, p.7. Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        Original-Aquarell ( und Tusche ) " Tannen am Waldesrand ".

      . Mit schnellem Strich gemaltes Tannenbild des bekannten Düsseldorfer Malers (*1865 Dessau - 1945 Düsseldorf ). Wahrscheinlich eine Vorarbeit. In Grün-, Braun- und Violettönen, teils offenbar unter Verwendung von Tusche. Maße ( Höhe x Breite ): 24 x 38,5 cm, unsigniert. Rückwärtig mit einer in violettem Stift ausgeführten Skizze. Verso mit Resten alter Montierung. ( 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 )..

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        In Schleswig Holstein. Gedichte.

      Schlesier 1865 Berlin. 143S. Zustand:Ränder etwas abgestossen, altersgemäß gebräunt,.

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        Memoirs of the Art of Glass-Painting. Illustrated with Engravings from the Author's Original Drawings, by Philip H. Delamotte, P. S. A.

      London: John Murray 1865 - Large 8vo, 227 x 141 mms., pp. xiv [xv List of Illustrations, xvi corrections], 362, engraved portrait and 14 plates by Philip Delamotte after drawings by the author, 13 with hand-colouring, finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full polished tan morocco, sides with double gilt fillet borders infilled in black, spine panelled in similar fashion within raised bands and with black morocco label, wide inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt; very slight wear to extremities, but a very good to fine copy, with the 20th century bookplate of the English stained-glass artist Patrick Reyntiens (1725 -), well-known for his collaborations with John Piper, e. g., for the cathedrals at Liverpool and Coventry. The barrister and stained-glass historian Charles Winston (1814–1864) established bona fides as an authority on stained glass with the publication in 1847 of An Inquiry into the Difference of Style Observable in Ancient Glass Paintings, Especially in England. He made experiments to determine the chemical characteristics of of the colouring of stained glass. The present book includes a biographical memoir and reprints many of the articles he published in the Archaeological Journal. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Die Mineralquellen zu Bilin.Vienna, Geislinger (printed by Anton Strauss), 1808. 8vo (19.5 x 12.5 cm). With an engraved title-vignette and a folding engraved view of Bilin. Original blue-grey wrappers, bolts unopened.

      Cf. Ward 1865 (Reuss's 1788 work on the same subject); Zittel, p. 88. First edition of an uncommon work on the mineral springs of Bilin (Bílina) in Bohemia, where Reuss lived and served as physician to Prince Lobkowitz, to whom the present edition is dedicated. It discusses the history and natural history of the springs, their physical form and their medicinal use, and gives information about their mineral content and carbonation. One chapter discusses the springs at Karlsbad and Teplitz. In fine condition, untrimmed and with the bolts unopened; the wrapper is slightly worn.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Autograph Letter Signed to Colonel Bowers and Edwin Stanton announcing the fall of Richmond and effectively declaring the end of the Civil War.

      - WilsonÕs Station (Virginia): April 4, 1865. 8vo, 2 pages written in pencil on the letterhead ÒHead Quarters Armies of the United StatesÓ. Tipped into a copy of GrantsÕ Memoirs (see below). In fine condition. Tipped into vol. 2 is another letter, to Grant, written in ink, from the chief quarter-master R.H. Allen dated Aug. 26th 1862; it requests that he release horses mules and wagons to General Hurlbut. On the verso is written Grant's reply dated the same day, briefly agreeing to dispatch "about 75 teams" to Memphis; 20 lines, ink, signed U.S. Grant Maj. Gen. An historical document of the greatest importance, recognized as such in 1908 when it was sold at AndersonÕs Auctions on May 15, lot 101: Òone of the most important historical documents ever offeredÓ. The New York Times noted ÒTop price for Grant letterÓ and wrote about it before and after the sale. It fetched $76, almost double the next highest price for a Grant letter (to Lincoln) and 5 to 10 times the average price of Grant letters ($7-$15). It has remained in private hands ever since, most recently by a collector in California. The letter (along with another) is tipped into a copy of:The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: Webster, 1885-86. 2 vols., 584; 647, (1)pp. Full dark green morocco gilt, original covers bound in, a fine copy.ÒThe army is pushing forward in three columns in the hope of overtaking or dispersing the remainder of LeeÕs army. Sheridan and his cavalry and the 5th Corps is between this and the Appomattox, Gen. Meade with 2nd and 6th following. Gen. Ord is following the line of the South side of the rail-road. All of the enemy that retain anything like organization have now gone North of the Appomattox and are apparently heading for Lynchburg. Their losses have been heavy. Houses throughout the country are nearly all used as hospitals for wounded men. the number of prisoners captured yesterday will exceed 2000. From the 28th of March to the present time our loss in killed and wounded and captured will not probably exceed 7000 of whom from 1500 to 2000 man captured and many but slightly wounded. I shall continue the pursuit as long as there appears to be any use in it. U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen.ÓWith this final phrase Grant all but declares the Civil War to be at an end. The letter was published the next day in newspapers all over the North; 5 days later Grant and Lee met at Appomattox to negotiate LeeÕs surrender. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion: A History of Four Years Before the War

      Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, London, 1865. First Edition, hardback, large 8vo, x,296pp, 8pp adverts at rear, - some foxing, mainly on title page, otherwise slight, page edges browned, private library bookplate on endpaper, text clean and sound, no inscriptions, original brown cloth gilt, board corners bumped and edges slightly rubbed, Very Good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Several strands of Abraham Lincolnís hair displayed with his image in a chained gold locket

      [Washington, DC]: , [1865] At least eight strands of President Abraham Lincolnís hair encased in a 0.75î x 0.625î chained oval gold locket opposite an image of Lincoln. The strands are from the ringlet of Lincolnís hair from the collection of his Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles sold at the Skinner auction held in Boston on November 8, 1983. A letter of provenance from Skinner is present. On April 15, 1865, in the White House, according to the National Institute of Health, National Library of Medicine, ìDuring the autopsy Mary Todd Lincoln sent a messenger to request a lock of hair; a tuft was clipped from the head for her.î Lincolnís Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles wrote in his diary that after the President had been shot, Mrs. Lincoln had requested his wife, Mary Jane Welles, to come to the Peterson House across from Fordís Theatre to be with her. She did so and accompanied Mrs. Lincoln to the Executive Mansion the following morning after the President had died. Mrs. Welles was Mrs. Lincolnís closest friend in Washington. She may have presented a lock of her husbandís hair to Mrs. Welles at that time. In addition, also on April 15th, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton had cut a lock of Lincolní hair, put it into an envelope, and addressed the envelope ìTo Mrs. Welles.î

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        The Book Of Were-Wolves; Being An Account Of A Terrible Superstition

      Smith, Elder & Co., London 1865 - A remarkably clean, bright and pristine copy - one I spent 40 years trying to find in acceptable condition. Original red cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt on the front panel and again, and in even greater detail, on the spine. This copy with the book-plate of Mrs. Sabine Baring-Gould, the author's wife, affixed to the front paste-down. Now housed in a lovely drop-back box, bound in quarter red morocco and lettered in gilt. A stunning copy of a book famously hard to locate in any condition. His published works now total over 1200 titles and the list appears to be growing. Wonderful and frightening frontispiece engraving is present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map of New York and Vicinity

      New York: Valentine, 1865. New York: Valentine, 1865. Map. Hand-colored lithograph. 33.5 x 20.5". This fantastic and rare map of New York City and its surrounding areas was originally prepared for the 184 edition Valentine's "Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York," a richly illustrated collection of facts and statistics related to the city. It depicts Manhattan Island at the center from the Battery up to 132nd St. Around Manhattan are the waterfront areas of Brooklyn, Astoria, Hoboken and Jersey City. The map owes its wonderfully graphic quality to its vertical orientation, precise grid and finely shaded sections of the city. Of note is a striking rendering of Central Park, hand-colored in green and blue to convey the park's organic beauty within the regular geometry of the city streets. The left margin of the map is incomplete where it has been removed from the manual, and the missing section cuts slightly into the left border of the map. Otherwise, the map is in very good condition, with only minor foxing and slightly torn edges. Mathew Dripps (-1896) was a prominent cartographer remembered most for his maps of New York City. This beautifully composed map would be an outstanding addition to any collection or home.

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        Eighändiges Manuskript mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift. 1 1/2 S. auf 2 Bll.

      (um 1865).. 28,5x18,5 cm. (wohl erhalten). Auflage:0. Domenico Berti (1820-1897), ital. Philosoph und Staatsmann, Professor in Turin und Rom, Staatsminister in mehreren Ämtern. Kleine politisch-philosophische Abhandlung mit Unterschrift "Berti". Auf der Rückseite des ersten Blattes ist zusätzlich ein fünfstrophiges Gedichtmanuskript montiert, gewidmet Maria Gaspari und signiert "J. Rota". Aus dem Album von Maria Gaspari.

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        Miners and Travelers' Guide to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado. Via the Missouri and Columbia Rivers

      New York: Published by Wm. M. Franklin, 1865 New York: Published by Wm. M. Franklin, 1865. First edition. 153pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Light brown cloth with decorative blind stamping to boards with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Very good. Fold-out map present at the rear and in good shape with no tears or wear. In advising emigrants entering the Pacific Northwest, Captain Mullan furnishes a day-by-day itinerary of the route from Fort Benton, on the Missouri River, through the mountains to the Walla Walla in Washington Territory. After these directions he continues with a general description of the resources of the entire region, including the text of an address that he made to the American Geographical and Statistical Society of New York entitled "The Geography, Topography and Resources of the Northwestern Territories." This work contains an excellent account of the mountain regions of the Northwest with particulars of the firsts discoveries of gold in Idaho and Montana. Wagner-Camp 420a. Graff 2933. Howes M885

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        Madagascar and its People.

      London: Longman, Green, Longmann, Roberts 1865. With map. XII + 304 + 24 pp. Uncut and partly unopened in publisher's green cloth with goldprint on spine and blind tooled lines on boards

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        Miners and Travelers' Guide to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado. Via the Missouri and Columbia Rivers

      New York: Published by Wm. M. Franklin, 1865. New York: Published by Wm. M. Franklin, 1865. First edition. 153pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Light brown cloth with decorative blind stamping to boards with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Very good. Fold-out map present at the rear and in good shape with no tears or wear. In advising emigrants entering the Pacific Northwest, Captain Mullan furnishes a day-by-day itinerary of the route from Fort Benton, on the Missouri River, through the mountains to the Walla Walla in Washington Territory. After these directions he continues with a general description of the resources of the entire region, including the text of an address that he made to the American Geographical and Statistical Society of New York entitled "The Geography, Topography and Resources of the Northwestern Territories." This work contains an excellent account of the mountain regions of the Northwest with particulars of the firsts discoveries of gold in Idaho and Montana. Wagner-Camp 420a. Graff 2933. Howes M885

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        Illustrations of the Fungi of our Fields and Woods.

      London, Lovell Reeve & Co. 1865 - 1st ed. Second Series only. 10 hand-coloured litho plates, original gilt and blindstamped cloth, later matching spine, inner hinges repaired, owner's bookplate on front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator . . . With Maps and Illustrations [with] Supplementary Appendix to Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. With Contributions by H.W. Bates, F.R.S

      John Murray. John Murray. First edition of both volumes.. Spines faded; nick to the fore-edge of the first volume; minor fold tears to large folding map; endpapers of vol. 2 foxed; a fresh and bright set.. 2 vols, 4to, original olive cloth, gilt lettering and decorations. Large folding map in pocket at rear, three maps, 20 plates and 118 text illustrations in vol. 1; 14 plates and 42 text illustrations in vol. 2. Whymper, a wood engraver-cum-mountaineer was perhaps best known for his catastrophic 1865 descent from the Matterhorn, during which four of his party perished. Twenty-three years later, he summitted many of the Andean peaks of Ecuador. These informative and beautifully illustrated volumes are the fruit of that more successful expedition. Bookplate of Lee Lawrence Stopple on the front paste-down of vol. 1; later signature of A.C. Alvarez on the flyleaf of vol. 2.

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        On The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1865. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green,, 1865. Octavo. Buff wrappers, front wrapper lettered in black. Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box. An excellent copy with minor foxing to the wrappers and an ownership inscription to the front wrapper. First edition, commercial offprint issue. One of the three forms in which the first edition was printed. First printed in the Journal of the Linnean Society, in green wrappers, the other two forms are offprints (one commercial and one for the author), with the same typesetting and in buff wrappers.

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        The Guide-book: A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah

      London: Printed for the Author by William Clowes & Sons, 1865. London: Printed for the Author by William Clowes & Sons, 1865. First Edition of a rare book; publisher?s printed green wrappers; minor creasing, soiling and wear; at least a very good copy; in a custom cloth folder.

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        Mecanique de l'Echange

      Paris - A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1865. Paris - A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first editionof thiseconomic text by the major banker and promoter of bimetallism, Cernuschi. With a golden bookbinder's label to the rear pastedown reading: 'M. Dasset, Bruxelles. Relieur 12-14 rue des Paroissiens'. The original paper wraps have been bound in. In French. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities. Rear hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, with slight browning to page edges, with foxing throughout. Slight marks to wraps. Professional repairs to front wrap and halftitle. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Scout And Ranger Being The Personal Adventures Of Corporal Pike

      J. R. Hawley & Company, Cincinnati 1865 - xi, 394pp, errata, illustrated with 24 full-page engravings on heavy plate paper, including a frontis portrait, publisher's blind embossed brown cloth, orange pastedowns and endpapers, extremities and corners worn through, front board detached, but present, rear board holding by cords, light occasional foxing, old ink signature at front endpaper, short closed tears at page 113 have been neatly repaired with archival tape, leaf ix/x which is among the Contents pages, is missing, gilt-embossed spine cloth has come loose and is laid-in at the front of the book. From the text, "But I cannot but believe that my adventures in that most dangerous and romantic of all branches of the service--while acting the part of a scout-during the late long and bloody war against the most gigantic rebellion known to history, will be read with interest, not only by the patriotic people of the loyal states, for whom my life was risked, but by thousands in the South--violent rebels--who will, in these pages first recognize me, in my true character, as a soldier of the Union; though oft I have partaken of their hospitalities, and been their familiar companion; and many a rebel officer will, in the following narrative, for the first time learn that they have communicated much valuable information to one who was in the service of the nation against which they had arrayed the whole power, and chivalry of half a score of powerful and flourishing states, extending from the Gulf of Mexico to the thirty-seventh parallel of north latitude." See Rader #2671, Sabin #62818, Graff #3286, Nevins, Vol. I, pg. 146, and Howes P-369. This copy contains the errata page and the frontis portrait showing the author's hair parted on the right, thus it appears to be a variant not noted by Howes and might be an earlier issue, or a later issue. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costumbres del Universo, o descripción y pintura de la fisonomía peculiar de las mas importantes naciones del globo, tales como son en su vida íntima. Caracteres, ingenio, tipos populares, bellezas, descripciones, costumbres públicas y privadas, fiestas nacionales, ceremonias, espectáculos, tradiciones, preocupaciones, defectos, excelencias y particularidades notables de todos los pueblos. Ilustrada con una elegante colección de riquísimas láminas sobre acero, en que se muestra el mas alto grado de perfección del arte del grabado.

      - Barcelona, Alou Hermanos, 1865-66, 2 tomos, 37,5 x 27,5 cm., holandesa piel, frontis con dedicatoria impresa a la Reina + 423 págs. + 1 h. + 18 láminas = frontis + 432 págs. + 1 h. + XII págs. + 34 láminas. (Varias láminas oscurecidas). GRABADOS

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        Constance Sherwood, an Autobiography of the Sixteenth Century. In three volumes

      London - Richard Bentley, 1865. London - Richard Bentley, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition and complete setof Fullerton's Victorian novel. First Edition. Complete in three volumes. Lady Georgiana Fullerton (23 September 1812 19 January 1885) was an English novelist. Fullerton converted to Roman Catholicism in 1846 and wrote The Life of St. Frances of Rome, and Others. She also wrote several novels, some of which were very successful. They include Ellen Middleton (1844), Grantley Manor (1847), Lady Bird (1852), Life of St. Francis of Rome (1855), The countess of Bonneval (1858) Rose Leblanc ( 1861 ), Laurentia, a tale of Japan (1861), Too Strange not to be True (1864), Constance Sherwood (1865), A stormy life (1867), Helpers of the holy soul (1868), Mrs. Geralds niece (1869), Life of Louisa de Carvajal (1873), A will and a way (1881)and Life of Elizabeth Lady Falkland (1883 ) . She also published two volumes of verse. Condition: In half calf bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with a few marks to the boards. Three hinges weak and two hinges failed. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places, with the free endpapers of volume I detached but present. Some scattered spots and marks. Tear to p. 305 of volume I, not affecting the text. Small tears to rear free endpapers of volumes I and II. Ex Shepards Bush Road library copy, with institutional labels to the front free endpapers. Copperplate ink inscriptions to front pastedowns, dated 1865. Overall: FAIR..

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        Josh Billings, His Book of Sayings

      London - John Camden Hotten, 1865. London - John Camden Hotten, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of this humorousnineteenth-century work, in a halfmorocco binding. 'With introduction by E. P. Hingston'. Featuring illustrated advertisements for 'Artemus Ward's new book: Among the Mormons' and 'Artemus Ward, His Book'. Josh Billings was the pen name of the American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw (21 April 1818 14 October 1885). Shaw was perhaps the second most famous nineteenth-centuryhumor writer and lecturer in the United States after Mark Twain. Under the pseudonym of Josh Billings,Shaw wrote in contemporary slang, using eccentric phonetic spellingto dispensewit and wisdom. His books include Farmers' Allminax, Josh Billings' Sayings, Everybody's Friend, Choice Bits of American Wit and Josh Billings' Trump Kards, and his lectures were extremely popular withnineteenth-century audiences. Condition: In a halfmorocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Very clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Histoire d'un Homme du Peuple

      sp;- Paris - J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, 1865. sp;- Paris - J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An uncommon First Edition of the French author duo Erckmann-Chatrain'sHistoire d'un Homme du Peuple. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Dated from COPAC. With an armorial bookplate to the front pastedown, along witha nameplate for Marietta Ralli. Erckmann-Chatrian was the name used by French authors Emile Erckmann, 1822 1899, and Alexandre Chatrian, 1826 1890, nearly all of whose works were jointly written. Both Erckmann and Chatrian were born in the departement of Moselle, in the Lorraine region in the extreme north-east of France. They specialised in military fiction and ghost stories in a rustic mode, applying to the Vosges mountain range and the Alsace-Lorraine region techniques inspired by story-tellers from the Black Forest. Life-long friends who first met in the spring of 1847, they finally quarrelled during the mid-1880s, after they did not produce any more stories jointly. Gaining popularity from 1859 for their nationalistic, anti-militaristic and anti-German sentiments, they were well-selling authors. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing prominent to the spine. Internally the pages have slight browning and scattered foxing. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Visits to Monasteries in The Levant

      sp;-London -John Murray, 1865. sp;-London -John Murray, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A diverse text detailing the travels throughout the region of the Levant, including chapters on the Natron Lakes and The Ruined Monastery of Thebes. With numerous woodcuts throughout. The Levant includes most of modern Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel, the Palestinian territories, and sometimes parts of Cyprus, Turkey and Iraq, and corresponds roughly to the historic area of Greater Syria; precise definitions have varied. Condition: In a full cloth binding. Externally, worn with wear to extremities, a failed front hinge and starting rear hinge. Internally, binding has partiallyfailed, considerable age toning throughout. Overall: FAIR.

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        A treatise on mills and millwork

      London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1865. London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1865. Mixed editions. Very good. Mixed editions. Two vols., 8vo (230 × 150 mm), pp. xv, [1, list of plates and errata], 280, [4], 24 (publisher's catalogue); xvii, [1, list of plates and erratum], 292, 24 (publisher's catalogue); 18 folding engraved plates; inscription 'To Mr. Unwin with the Author's kind regards' to the half title of vol. I; very good in publisher's blind blocked green cloth, with small repairs to both volumes, the first volume re-backed. A very scarce work in the first edition for volume I and the second edition for volume II, the first volume inscribed to William Cawthorne Unwin, at the time a clerk working for Fairbairn. This is a precious association copy linking two profoundly influential engineers from different generations.Sir William Fairbairn 1st Baronet of Ardwick (1789-1874) was the son of a Kelso farmer. He demonstrated talent in all things mechanical from an early age, and started his working life as an apprentice to a Newcastle millwright, where he befriended the young George Stephenson. He moved to Manchester in 1813 to work for Adam Parkinson and Thomas Hewes, and in 1817 started his own mill-machinery business in partnership with James Lillie as Fairbairn and Lillie Engine Makers (later William Fairbairn & Sons), which operated as a foundry and millwrighting factory, building ships and railway locomotives among other things.'Fairbairn became interested in studying [the] mechanical properties of [malleable iron] and its application to various engineering structures. He met Eaton Hodgkinson, who was already well known for his work in strength of materials, and proposed that the latter should carry out experiments in his works. A machine for testing materials (Fairbairn's lever) was designed and built, and most of the research work of Fairbairn and Hodgkinson was made with it ... While Hodgkinson made experiments in tension and compression, Fairbairn undertook bending tests. In his work, he was especially interested in time effect and temperature effect. He found that after application of the load the deflection of a bar increased with time and he wanted to find the limiting load below which this was encountered. His study of the temperature effect showed that the breaking load decreased considerably with the increase of temperature.' (Stephen P. Timoshenko, History of strength of materials, pp. 124-125)Fairbairn's treatise on mills and millwork came out just before the publication of the final results of these long-continued experiments on stress in wrought-iron girders, 'Experiments to determine the effect of impact, vibratory action, and long-continued changes of load on wrought-iron girders', Philosophical Transactions, 154 (1864): 311-325, one of a series of articles on this topic, and serves as a kind of summary of his thinking on a wide range of industrial and technical issues. William Pole, Fairbairn's biographer, summarised the work in the following terms: 'The first volume is devoted to the general principles of mechanism and to prime movers. After a chapter of ten pages (which might have been much extended with advantage) on the history of mills, a discourse follows on the theory of mechanism, and the remainder of the book is occupied with notices of the modes by which water, steam, and wind are made available as sources of mechanical power. In regard to the former of these, Mr. Fairbairn has not confined himself, as previous authors have done, to the treatment of the machines for making use of the power, but he has traced the moving agent back to its source in the clouds, and followed in detail the circumstances of its fall, its distribution, its storage, and its conveyance to the point where it is to become useful. The construction of water wheels and other hydraulic machines is also given very fully - it is a department to which the author has evidently devoted much attention; and this division of the book forms the best and most comprehensive essay on water we have seen. We are the more pleased with this, because, since the general introduction of steam, water-power has been far too lightly esteemed.'The second part of the work is still more technical than the former, consisting, first, of chapters on wheels, straps, shafts, and couplings; and secondly, information on the arrangement of mills of various kinds - for corn, cotton, woollen fabrics, flax, silk, oil, paper, gunpowder, and iron. This latter division is, if we mistake not, almost entirely a novelty in engineering literature - the only similar attempt we remember being contained in an old work, called "[John] Nicholson's Operative Mechanic," which, though popular in its day, is now quite obsolete. We could find much in these essays to remark on, if we were writing a technical review; but we must here content ourselves with recommending the work as supplying a want of long standing, and as calculated to be of much practical utility. It is illustrated profusely with woodcuts, and contains also several plates, well drawn and engraved.' (cited in William Pole, The life of Sir William Fairbairn, Bart, pp. 415-416)Also see Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 39 (1875): 251-264 for an extensive obituary of Fairbairn.Provenance: volume I of the work offered here is inscribed by the author to William Cawthorne Unwin (1838-1933). Unwin studied at the City of London School and then at New College, St John's Wood. In 1856, after his studies, he went to work for Fairbairn as a clerk in the testing department carrying out and documenting various structural and material tests. He left in 1862 to go to work for the Williamson Brothers in Kendal. Unwin went on to become a fellow of the Royal (1886) and President of the both the Institution of Civil Engineers (1911-1912) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (1915-1916).Not in Bibliotheca Mechanica.

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        Corinne Ou L'Italie

      Paris - Garnier Freres, 1865. Paris - Garnier Freres, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A romantic novel from French authorAnne Louise Germaine de Stal-Holstein, or Madame de Stael, as she is better known. In French. Madame de Stael was a French-speaking Swiss author living in Paris and abroad. She influenced literary tastes in Europe at the turn of the 19th century. Madame de Stael spent nearly a year writing Corinne; in 1806 she broke the decree of exile and lived for a time undisturbed near Paris. In 1807 Corinne, the first aesthetic romance not written in German, appeared. It is in fact, what it was described as being at the time of its appearance, a picaresque tour couched in the form of a novel. The famous quote Tout comprendre rend trs-indulgent, commonly translated as To know all is to forgive all, is found in Corinne, Book 18, chapter 5. Condition: Rebacked in quarter morocco. Externally sound, with some marks to the boards and some minor wear to the spine and corners. Front joint cracking. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription to to verso of front free-endpaper. Pages are spotted throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Don Juan: In Sixteen Cantos, with Notes

      London - Milner and Sowerby, 1865. London - Milner and Sowerby, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Byron'scontroversial epic poem, in a decorative cloth binding. Complete Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and an additional illustrated titlepage. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, smart, some wear to the upper corner of the front board. Internally, firmly bound. Very clean throughout. Coloured pencil mark to front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Funeral March Dedicated to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln . . . Played at the Obsequies of the Late President of the United States By the U. S. Marine Band (Inside title: March Funebre)

      New York: Wm. A. Pond, 1865. New York: Wm. A. Pond, 1865. 6 pages including the cover. Light edgewear and toning; two small, square ghosts at top margin of cover. This is the official music of Lincoln's funeral procession that marched from the White House (where the funeral was held) to the Capitol (where his body would lay in state) on 19 April 1865. It was played by the U.S. Marine band, which was positioned near the front of the official participants in the procession. The piece was composed by Army Brevet Major General Barnard, who had served as the Chief Engineer of the Defenses of Washington and later as the Chief Engineer of the Armies in the Field. Barnard also served as a member of the funeral Honor Guard. Exceptionally scarce. Two copies listed by OCLC (The Lincoln Presidential Museum, and The Lincoln Financial Foundation Museum at Ft. Wayne) plus one copy at the Library of Congress and one at Brown University. No auction sales on record at ABPC or Americana Exchange.. First Edition. Sheet Music. Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Funeral Procession of President Lincoln, As It Started From the Depot in Philadelphia, April 22d, 1865

      Philadelphia: J.H. Johnson's Card and Job Printing Office, 1865. Very Good -. 1 broadside or handbill (24 x 15 cm.) printed on one side. To be sung to the tune of Star of the Evening, Glory on High. Unattributed here. Included in The Gladiators and Other Poems by Elizabeth Fulton Baker (Philadelphia: James M. Armstrong, 1917). The author, Elizabeth Fulton Baker (1810-1892), was born in Philadelphia, where she married George Baker. According to her grandson John Milton Carr, she did not publish her poems during her life. This poem, published anonymously in honor of the late President Abraham Lincoln, may have been the only exception. A very scarce contemporary reflection on the death of President Lincoln. In Very Good- Condition: minor foxing; light creasing; chipping, generally minor, along 3 edges; crisp, dark printing.

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        The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The Artist's Edition

      London - Bell and Daldy, 1865. London - Bell and Daldy, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection ofessays and short stories from American treasure Washington Irving, including his famous Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, in a beautiful leather binding, and eminently illustrated. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration. The Artist's Edition, Illustrated with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings on Wood, from Original Designs. Condition: The textblock binding is tight and firm. There is mild rubbing to the extremities, with slight fading to the spine. Internally the pageshave light browning to the edges, with some intermittent spots. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Football Kerchief

      Rhode Island: Ca. 1865.. Rhode Island:. Ca. 1865.. Washington Series. One of the handkerchiefs in the "Washington" line printed by S. H. Greene & Sons, which became nationally known. The image centers on three football players with a round ball and goal behind them. On either side of the central image four views- 1. The Kick Off. 2. field maintenance tools (roller, rake, etc) 3. the clubhouse and 4. The Flags (a player setting out the field flags). & & The fact that the kerchief was produced in the 1860s makes it very interesting, as at that time all three ball sports, American football, soccer and rugby were in their infancy and there was no clear distinction between the three sports. There is some fading to the right otherwise very good condition.& & Founded in 1828 by Simon H. Greene and Edward Pike, S. H. Greene & Sons became one of the preeminent textile print works in the state of Rhode Island. In the late 1870s, under the guidance of the Scot Robert Reoch, the print works increased its output of goods from 8,000 to 35,000, becoming one of the most successful and steadily running print works in the country. & & 12 x 13" white cotton printed in red and black. The edges are stitched and feature red and brown decoration. With "Washington. S. H. Greene & Sons" at the lower left corner. Slightly faded, a little more so on the right edge, o/w very good condition.

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        Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

      64, 1865. 64, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of this wonderfully illustrated account of the expedition of David Livingstone with his brother Charles up the Zambesi River. Illustrated throughout with thirty plates and vignette engravings(missing folding map, frontispiece, and four other plates). Title page is missing, though a facsimile reprint has been loosely inserted. From 1858-64, David and Charles Livingstone led an expedition up the Zambezi river, during the course of which they discovered Lakes Nyassa and Sirwa, as well as mapping the river basin. Bookseller's label of T. Dimmer and Sons to front pastedown. Condition: Rebacked in cloth. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing, dampstaining and bumping. Front joint is cracked and tender, with title page and endpapers missing. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing. Overall: FAIR.

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        Our Mutual Friend

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First edition in book form. 8vo. 40 engraved plates by Dalziel Brothers or W. T. Green after illustrations by Marcus Stone. xi, [i], 320; vii, [i], 309, [1], [2, ad] pp. Modern half calf with red morocco letterg-pieces, marbled edges, monthly part covers to parts I & II bound-in. Edgewear and spotting to a few plates, else near fine. Eckle, p. 94; Smith #15, p. 106 . Dickens' tale of hidden identities, greed and love, all wrapped up with the theme of wealth and its evils

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        Dalziels' Illustrated Goldsmith

      London - Ward and Lock, 1865. London - Ward and Lock, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A First Edition of this decorative and fully illustrated compendium of Goldsmith's work, including the seminal Vicar of Wakefield. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and extensive gilt and blind-stamped decoration. Comprises:The Vicar of Wakefield, The Traveller, The Deserted Village, The Haunch of Venison, The Captivity: An Oratorio, Retaliation, Miscellaneous Poems, The Good-Natured Man, and She Stoops to Conquer. Also includes A Sketch of the Life of Oliver Goldsmith. Bears the bookplate of David Graham on the front pastedown, and an ink inscription on the front free endpaper. With 100 illustrations drawn by George John Pinwell (1842-1875),British watercolour painter, engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. The Brothers Dalziel were a highly productive firm of Victorian engravers founded in 1839 by George Dalziel (1815-1902) and his brother Edward Dalziel (1817-1905). They were later joined by John Dalziel and Thomas Dalziel (1823-1906). Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm, with one instance of the cords exposed. The front inner hinge is very slightly strained but still good and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild bumping, rubbing with loss to the gilt, and a stain to the rear board. There are very small splits to cloth of the top of the front hinge. Internally thepages are generally clean with scatteredspotting to the first andlast couple of pages. Overall the condition is good only with a very good..

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        Madagascar and its People.

      . London: Longman, Green, Longmann, Roberts 1865. With map. XII + 304 + 24 pp. Uncut and partly unopened in publisher's green cloth with goldprint on spine and blind tooled lines on boards..

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        The Dramatic Works of Massinger and Ford

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1865. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound collection of the seventeenth-century dramatists' most popularplays. New Edition. 'With an introduction by Hartley Coleridge'. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece and an additional engraved titlepage. With the armorial bookplate of Frederick Adolphus Philbrick, the lawyer and early British philatelist, to the front pastedown. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, smart with some shelfwear only. Some fading to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Foxing to the first and last few pages and textblock edges, but otherwise clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The North American Sylva

      Rice, Rutter & Co, Philadelphia 1865 - 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, & their introduction into Commerce.large 8vos. 3 vols. frontis.,156 plates. Later black buckram bindings, but all edges gilt and in fine condition. Library stamps on plates. Reprinting the edition of 1819. Michaux traveled under the auspices of the French government, throughout North America, collecting plants and seeds. He sent some 60,000 living trees to France. He later traveled to Australia and died of fever in Madagascar while returning to France. A classic work, with amazing verisimilitude to the texture and color of the leaves, flowers and seeds of all important Southern trees. It is considered the best on the subject prior to the 20th Century.

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        Rachel Ray

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1865. London - Chapman and Hall, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A thwarted love story from Anthony Trollope, first published in 1863Eighth edition. It recounts the story of a young woman who is forced to give up her fianc because of baseless suspicions directed toward him by the members of her community, including her sister and the pastors of the two churches attended by her sister and mother. Condition: In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound, though rubbed. Some wear to the head of the spine. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Spanish Match

      Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1865. Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very scarce copy of the first edition of this historical novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. The Spanish Match was a proposed marriage between Prince Charles, the son of King James I of England, and Infanta Maria Anna of Spain, the daughter of Philip III of Spain. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In a half-calf binding. Externally sound, though with some light rubbing and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, buthave some light patches of foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        For Love or Money

      London - Charles J. Skeet, 1865. London - Charles J. Skeet, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An extremely scarcenovel by Stephen WatsonFullom. Fullom was awarded the Royal Hanoverian Gold Medal for Art and authored several other books including The Man of the World and The Mystery of the Soul and The Life of Sir Howard Douglas. Ink inscription to front pastedown of volume one, dated 13th June, 1865. Complete in three volumes. First edition. Condition: In half calf bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, sound with some rubbing to the extremities. Cloth is lifting from the front board of volume two and beginning to lift from volume one. Boards detached but presentfrom volumes one and three. Hinges of volume two are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound with some pages working loose here and there, most prominently in volume three. Pagesarebright and clean withjust some handling marks. Closed tears to some pages. Page 159 of volume one has been torn in half. Pages 1 and 2 are absent from volume two. Library labels to front free endpapers of volumes one and three and front pastedown of volume two. Ink and coloured pencil annotations to front pastedowns of all volumes. Overall: FAIR..

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        Macao, China.

      Berlin, 1865. Chromolithograph laid on card, as published, with full margins, in fine condition. 15 x 10.5" One of a series of chromolithographs based on paintings by the German artist HIlderbrandt which he made during a world tour in the 1860's.

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        Cinq Mars: Ou, une Conjuration sous Louis XIII

      Paris - Michel Levy Freres, 1865. Paris - Michel Levy Freres, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A novel about the Marquis de Cinq Mars, a favourite of Louis XIII, by this French novelist, poet and playwright. Featuring two fold out facsimile documents. Part of the complete works of Alfred de Vigny. In French. Henri Coiffier de Ruze, Marquis de Cinq Mars (1620-1642), led the most promising conspiracy against Louis XIII's minister, Cardinal Richelieu. After his father's death, Cinq Mars was protected by Richelieu, who introduced him to Louis. Cinq Mars became a favourite of the king and possibly his lover. He gained support for a revolt against Richelieu, and tried to convince Louis to have him executed. Richelieu had Cinq-Mars imprisoned and beheaded, at which Louis showed no emotion. The front pastedown has the armorial bookplate of S. B. Boulton, Copped Hall, Totteridge, Herts, refering to the prominent businessman and civic leader, Sir Samuel Bagster Boulton (1830-1918). Condition: In a half morocco binding. Externally, rubbed, notably to top of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean, with just the odd small spot or mark. The fold out plates are bright and clean, although the first does not open fully, and the second has creases and a closed tear. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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