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        Auguste Comte and Positivism

      1865. First Edition . MILL, John Stuart. Auguste Comte and Positivism. London: N.Trubner, 1865. Octavo, original blind-stamped brown cloth rebacked with original spine laid down. $1500.First edition of Mill's important work on French philosopher Auguste Comte, viewed as the father of positivism, a long-time colleague and powerful influence on Mill, here noting his immense debt to Comte as he attempts ""to sever what is true, from the much less which is erroneous” in Comte.""Comte's lasting legacy and the source of his enormous influence on European and American thought"" is his widely-viewed role as the father of positivism (Putnam, ""Question of Realism""). Here Mill, whose philosophy was deeply influenced by his older colleague, assesses Comte's ""valuable thoughtsÂ… to sever what is true, from the much less which is erroneous"" (5). While opposing Comte's views on women and religion, Mill's philosophy, with its ""assumption of a close, predetermined, connection between political institutions, physical environment, and mental stage of advancement, reflected his debt to Comtean thought, as did his continuing emphasis on the explanatory power of variations in national character"" (ODNB). At Comte's death in 1857 Mill continued ""to recognize his debt to Comte, especially for the historical conception of sociology, the three ages of mankind, and also for the 'inverse deductive method"" (Preface, Correspondence, xx). To Isaiah Berlin, ""Comte is worthy of commemorationÂ… our view of history itself, owes a good deal to his teaching"" (Four Essays on Liberty, 41). F.A. Hayek, in his critique of Comte, links him with Hegel and Marx, noting: ""the number of those who have absorbed most of the important elements of his systemÂ… is very large indeed"" (Counter-Revolution, 188). With rear page of publisher's advertisements. Serially issued in the Westminster Review (April, July 1865). Godwin, Cyclopaedia of Biography, 218. The inscription, ""From the Author,"" is not in the author's hand. Owner inscription, ""Paris Mai 1891."" Title page with tiny red line affecting one letter of author's surname.Interior fresh with expert repair to inner paper hinges, pg 199 and front free endpaper, light spotting to cloth. A scarce near-fine copy.

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        36-star US flag

      1865. (AMERICANA) (NEVADA). Thirty-six star U.S. flag. No place: circa 1865. Cotton and wool flag measuring 6 by 11 feet, with five-point stars arrayed in a Great Star pattern; top and bottom stripes red, blue canton extends to the seventh stripe and rests on the eighth [white] stripe; housed in a triangular oak display box. $12,500.Large 36-star American flag commemorating Nevada statehood, the first flag to appear after the Civil War, with stars arrayed in a ""Great Star"" pattern, ""widely regarded as the most beautiful of the Stars and Stripes.""""Although Nevada became a state while the Civil War was in progress, its membership in the Union was not officially recognized by Congress until July 4, 1865, several months after the war was over"" (Druckman & Kohn, 56). The 36-star flag was official until 1867, when a star was added for Nebraska; Andrew Johnson was the only president who served under this flag. ""The United States expanded rapidly during the second half of the 19th century as new states joined the unionÂ…. Until 1912, no regulation governed the arrangement or uniformity of the stars"" (Pierce Collection, 9). ""The 36-star flag, which became official on July 4, 1865, typically contained five rows of stars"" (Leepson, 94). The flag offered here instead has stars arrayed in ""the once-illustrious 'Great Star,' perhaps the most beautiful and most loved of any Stars and Stripes. In this splendid form, the 'starry flower of Liberty'—as the flag was named by Oliver Wendell Holmes—held sway during the era of national expansion: 1818 to the end of the Civil WarÂ… The 'Great Star' pattern boasted venerable antecedents. One of the earliest motifs of American heraldry, in 1782 it appeared on the Great Seal of the United StatesÂ… To this day a 'Great Star' adorns the reverse side of the one dollar bill"" (Mastai & Mastai, 99-100). ""One 19th-century design for flags—rarely found but popular with collectors today—gathered the stars on the canton in a large star configuration, called the 'Great Star' or 'Great Luminary' pattern"" (Druckman & Kohn, 21). ""The Great Star pattern has an extraordinary folk art quality and is widely regarded as the most beautiful of the Stars and Stripes"" (Pierce Collection, 16). Stars of various sizes appearing together, as with this flag, are often seen on ""Great Star"" flags. This flag has cotton stripes and double-appliqued cotton stars on a wool canton, with all elements machine-stitched. A one-and-one-half by three-inch cotton label with an India ink inscription is sewn on the hoist side of the 12th stripe; this label appears to read ""Henry Jury,"" possibly the ownership label of a veteran of that name from Rife, PA, who served in the Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia during the Civil War and who died in 1918. See Keim & Keim, 123, 128; Pierce Collection, 18. Flag with loss to top hoist end and top and bottom fly ends, eight-inch tear to bottom of canton, eight-inch tear to fly end of fourth (white) stripe, minor soiling and some small holes. Blue canton faded to buff. A lovely example of the desirable ""Great Star"" flag.

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        Man Without a Country

      , 1865. 1865. First Edition . [HALE, Edward Everett]. The Man Without a Country. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. Slim 12mo, early 20th-century full crimson morocco rebacked with original spine neatly laid down, original salmon printed wrappers bound in; pp. 23. Housed in a custom folding portfolio. $2800.First separate edition, first issue, of Hale

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      Washington: Philp & Solomons, 1865. [53]pp. of text. Mounted on guards throughout, tinted lithographic titlepage with lettering within integral pictorial borders. 50 original albumen silver print photographs (each approximately 7 x 9 inches), each mounted on card within a lithographed frame with letterpress caption, each image accompanied by a page of letterpress description. Oblong folio. Original publisher's black morocco, gilt, spines gilt, a.e.g. Corners slightly worn. Light dampstaining. About very good. In a half morocco clamshell case. The second volume of this work, the most famous collection of Civil War photographs, which was published in an edition of no more than 200 sets. It includes many of the most celebrated and recognizable images of the war. The photographs in this volume are organized chronologically, beginning after Gettysburg and Vicksburg in Sept. 1863 and ending with the dedication of the monument at Bull Run to commemorate the Union soldiers who had died there. Unlike Brady, who was in the habit of placing his name on images made by his field operators, Gardner specifically credits each image to the particular photographer responsible, shedding light on the work of some of the most distinguished American photographers of the day. In addition to Gardner, the SKETCH BOOK... includes work by Timothy O'Sullivan, William Pywell, D.B. Woodbury, David Knox, Barnard & Gibson, J. Reekie, and others. These images form perhaps the most important pictorial record of the Civil War. According to Taft, this work, "Is one of the most important sources of information that we have on the subject, as from it we learn the names of many men who actually made the photographs of the Civil War, and were employed by Brady and Gardner." "The photographs show the terrain of the battles..., encampments, headquarters of the troops, officers and enlisted men, soldiers in drill formation and in the field under fire, and the ruins left after the battles. Limitations in the process of photography did not permit work during the battles; the photographs are remarkable documents of the circumstantial evidence for war. Recent investigations suggest that not every site was recorded just as found by the photographer but that a certain amount of rearranging, including actually moving the corpses, was undertaken in some situations. The captions, conceived in poetic rather than terse journalistic terms, suggest that the authors saw their work as having the human significance we see in many of the photographs of today" - Goldschmidt & Naef. Gardner's work was published by the Washington, D.C. firm of Philp & Solomons, and carried the rather hefty price of $150. The one hundred photographs that were included were selected from a collection of over 3,000 negatives, and the lithographic titlepages were designed by Alfred R. Waud (though designated A.R. Ward on the titlepages), one of the most important illustrators of the day. The publishers issued two slightly separate versions of the book, one in 1865, and the other in 1866. This volume is from the 1865 issue, with the caption "Incidents of the War" on each mount. HOWES G64. SABIN 26635. GOLDSCHMIDT & NAEF, TRUTHFUL LENS 68. NEVINS II, p.14. Julie L. Mellby, "Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War" in PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CHRONICLE (Winter 2006), pp.435-40.

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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.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1865-66. ____ 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."*****. 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.).

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        Hyperion, A Romance

      1865. First Edition . (FRITH, Francis) LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. Hyperion: A Romance. Illustrated with Twenty-four Photographs of the Rhine, Switzerland, and the Tyrol, by Francis Frith. London: Alfred William Bennett, 1865. Quarto, publisher's elaborately-gilt stamped green cloth, all edges gilt. $1600.First illustrated edition of Longfellow's Hyperion to feature 24 vintage albumen prints of photographs of castles, villages, mountain glaciers and literary sites across Germany, Switzerland and Austria by renowned Victorian photographer Francis Frith. A landmark in the intersection of photography and literature, in original gilt-tooled cloth.One of the finest photographers of the Victorian age, Francis Frith ""inaugurated the first golden age of albumen-silver photographic illustration (1860-80) during which photographs of great visual strength were supplemented by supportive texts… One of the most outspoken on the esthetics of photography, Frith was among the first photographers to successfully seize the opportunity of using the recently perfected glass-negative and albumen print process to establish a reputation as a master photographic book illustrator"" (Truthful Lens, 30). By the early 1860s Frith had become renowned for his wanderlust as he traveled across Europe, Africa and the Mideast, and was equally famed for his skill as a photographer, often waiting ""hours, and sometimes days, for the right weather and the right light"" (Fabian and Adam, 62). Prior to publication of this splendid illustrated edition of Longfellow's Hyperion (1839), Frith photographed sites along the Rhine, and writes in his preface of tracing ""the footsteps of Paul Fleming,"" Longfellow's hero, across Germany, Switzerland and Austria. This work is especially ""notable for its direct association of landscape photographs as non-literal visual equivalents of literary ideas"" (Truthful Lens). First edition: precedes the first American edition. The 24 vintage albumen prints of photographs by Frith include views of Heidelberg Castle, Interlachen, St. Gilgen, St. Wolfgang, Innsbruck, Stuttgart and more: each print approximately 4-1/2 by 6-1/2 inches and mounted on individually captioned leaves. With in-text illustrations, initials, head- and tailpieces. BAL 12479. Gernsheim, Incunabula 268. See BAL 12480; 12064. Bookseller tickets.Plates and text fresh with light scattered foxing, tiny bit of edge-wear to bright gilt cloth. A very scarce about-fine copy.

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        English Bards and Scotch Reviewers

      1865. BYRON, George Gordon, Lord. English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. New York: Charles B. Richardson, 1865. Two volumes. Folio, early 20th-century full plum morocco gilt, raised bands, watered silk endpapers, top edges gilt. $1750.Limited edition, number 44 of only 75 copies printed, profusely extra-illustrated with nearly 100 steel-engraved and lithographic plates of Byron’s famous contemporaries.The stunning plates are engraved by Finden, Robinson, Freeman, Scriven, Hopwood, and Wedgewood, among others, many produced after paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds and other illustrious artists. The illustrations depict Leigh Hunt, Samuel Johnson, Robert Southey, Sir Walter Scott, Milton, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Washington Irving, among many others. First published in 1809, this was Byron’s first big poetical success, originally written as an angry reply to a scathing review of his Hours of Idleness in the Edinburgh Review. A wonderful extra-illustrated production in fine condition.

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        George Cruikshank's Fairy Library

      London: Routledge and Sons... and F. Arnold, 1865. The Scarce Colored Issue CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. George Cruikshank's Fairy Library. London: Routledge and Sons… and F. Arnold, [1865]. First edition, hand-colored issue of the four titles published together. Small quarto (7 x 5 1/4 inches; 178 x 133 mm.). [1, half-title], [1, blank], Hand colored title-page, [1-3], 4-30; [1-5], 6-32; [1-5], 6-31, [1, blank]; [1-3], 4-40, pp. Twenty-four hand-colored etched plates with thirty-seven humorous scenes. Bound by R. Wallis ca. 1900 in full speckled calf. Covers with double-gilt borders and circular corner-pieces, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, decorative gilt edges and turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. Original cloth front cover and spine bound in at end. A near fine example. The Fairy-Tales: 1. Hop-O' My-Thumb and the Seven-League Boots 2. The History of Jack and the Bean-Stalk 3. Cinderella and the Glass Slipper 4. Puss in Boots George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was a popular English caricaturist who later became notable for his book illustrations. Some of his illustrated works include Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist (1838) and the first English translation of the Brothers Grimm's Fairy Tales. Displaying remarkable craftsmanship and skill as an etcher, Cruikshank became a household name due to his humorous portrayals of the royal family, the church, the government, the humors of the low people, and the foibles of the great. This notoriety led to a successful period of book illustration. "In the 1840s Cruikshank become an avid teetotaler and advocated for the Temperance Movement. This interest impacted his work and inspired him to write his own fireside tails detailing the perils of drinking. In 1854 Cruikshank produced a work called The Fairy Library in which he altered popular fairy tales to offer temperance lessons. Although the book did not sell well, the effort by the artist to provide lessons to his readers is not without precedent. Many tales have sought to teach amiable qualities and warn against unpleasant traits. Today his etchings continue to be placed among the work of the masters such as Ruskin." (Howard Tilton memorial Library). Widener, p. 159.

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        Gideon Welles Announces Lincoln’s Assassination to the Navy

      Washington, D.C. 1865 - Printed Document Signed in print as Secretary of the Navy. General Order No. 51, Navy Department. Washington, D.C. April 15, 1865. Black border, issued just hours after the president's death. One page with integral blank, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Complete TranscriptGeneral Order No. 51Navy Department /Washington, April 15, 1865. The Department announces with profound sorrow to the officers and men of the Navy and Marine Corps the death of ABRAHAM LINCOLN, late President of the United States. Stricken down by the hand of an assassin on the evening of the 14th instant, when surrounded by his family and friends, he lingered a few hours after receiving the fatal wound, and died at seven o'clock twenty-two minutes this morning. A grateful people had given their willing confidence to the patriot and statesman under whose wise and successful administration the nation was just emerging from the civil strife which for four years has afflicted the land, when this terrible calamity fell upon the country. To him our gratitude was justly due, for to him, under God, more than to any other person, we are indebted for the successful vindication of the integrity of the Union and the maintenance of the power of the Republic. The officers of the Navy and Marine Corps will, as a manifestation of their respect for the exalted character, eminent position, and inestimable public services of the late President, and as an indication of their sense of the calamity which the county has sustained, wear the usual badge of mourning for six months. The Department further directs, that upon the day following the receipt of this order, the commandants of squadrons, navy yards, and stations will cause the ensign of every vessel in their several commands to be hoisted at half-mast, and a gun to be fired every half hour, beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset. The flags of the several navy-yards and marine barracks will also be hoisted at half-mast. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the NavyProvenanceParke-Bernet Galleries, (unknown sale date) lot 287.ConditionAffixed along left edge to backing sheet. Separation and minor spots of paper loss along the folds repaired with archival tissue. Small pinholes at corners. Some toning and foxing.

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        Man Without a Country

      1865. First Edition . [HALE, Edward Everett]. The Man Without a Country. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. Slim 12mo, early 20th-century full crimson morocco rebacked with original spine neatly laid down, original salmon printed wrappers bound in; pp. 23. Housed in a custom folding portfolio. $2800.First separate edition, first issue, of Hale’s powerful tale of patriotism—“one of the best short stories written by an American”—authored at the height of the Civil War and set during the arrest and trial of Aaron Burr’s trial for treason in the early 1800s, handsomely bound in full morocco at the Knickerbocker Press for G.P. Putnam's Sons, with scarce original wrappers bound in. Accompanied by two autograph letters signed by Hale.“One of the best short stories written by an American, and representing Hale at his best as a writer of fiction with a purpose” (ANB), Man Without a Country “has become almost an American myth” (Kunitz & Haycraft, 324). “After it first appeared as the lead article in the December 1863 issue of Atlantic Monthly, Man Without a County quickly became one of the most widely read American short stories of its time… invoked in a Supreme Court case on birthright citizenship, cited by writers like Mark Twain” (Hsuan Hsu, “Contexts,” 1-3). Hale was a descendant of the Revolution’s Nathan Hale, and Man Without a Country “was written to arouse patriotism during the Civil War… inspired by the remark of Congressman Vallandigham that he did not wish to live in a country that supported Lincoln’s administration” (Hendrickson, 95). It “recounts the treason, trial and unusual punishment of Philip Nolan, a fictional co-conspirator in Aaron Burr’s 1805-7 plot to conquer parts of New Spain. At his court-martial, Nolan bitterly explains: ‘D—n the United States! I wish I may never hear of the United States again!’ The outraged judge sentences him to live out this very wish by spending the rest of his life aboard naval ships” (Hsuan Hsu, 4). The first letter runs to three pages, dated June 4, 1887, in which Hale responds to an invitation and discusses charity work and the possible contributions of a friend of his. The second is a single page, dated 1905, on Hale's letterhead stationery, an inquiry to a librarian about manuscripts by Senator George F. Hoar for a paper he was working on. First edition, first issue, without tipped-in publisher’s announcement slip, as are all first issues. Issued in Atlantic Monthly under the pseudonym, “Captain Frederic Ingham, U.S.N.” Wright, American Fiction 1851-1875 1056. Sabin 29627. Near-fine condition. Desirable with original wrappers and two autograph letters signed present.

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        St. Marien-Kirche zu K

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        Lovely early carte-de-visite in an oval, (Christian Edward, Duke of Clarence, 1864-1892, Eldest Son of Edward VII) with his parents EDWARD VII (1841-1910, King of Great Britatin) and ALEXANDRA (1844-1925, his Queen) and his brother GEORGE (1865-1936, King of Great Britain)

      1865 - showing the young family, Alexandra is seated with her infant son on her lap and her husband stands behind them leaning his elbow on a jardinere, 4" x 2

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        Early pair of original group photographs, (1841-1910, King of Great Britain) & ALEXANDRA (of Denmark, 1844-1925, his Queen)]

      1865 - the first showing the Prince of Wales, full face, full length, wearing a light beard, seated on steps leading down to a garden, with 5 men friends, of whom 2 are standing, relaxing together, the second shows the Princess of Wales, full length, nearly full face, looking down a little, one hand in an enormous muff, sitting on the same steps, with 2 ladies, each oval 4

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        Columbia's noblest Sons

      New York: Henry & William Vought, 1865. unbound. Uncolored lithograph. Sheet measures 18.25" x 22.25 This commemorative patriotic lithograph by Henry and William Vought was issued following President Lincoln's assassination in April 1865. The portraits of each appear on the two sides with the Declaration of Independence below Washington and the Emancipation Proclamation below Lincoln. In the center is Columbia, the allegorical female personifying Liberty, is dressed in classical garb and a Phrygian cap, holding a laurel wreath above both men.The two portraits are surrounded by vignettes that depict scenes from the lives of Washington and Lincoln. These include the Boston Tea Party, the singing of the Declaration of Independence, and the Yorktown surrender one the side of Washington. Lincoln is surrounded by scenes from the firing on Fort Sumter, Progress - the Monitor encountering two wooden ships, and his arrival in Richmond. Liberty's right foot rests on a Lion, while an eagle is seen behind her left leg, with the cannons of war and the broken shackles of slavery surrounding them.The print is in good condition with minor foxing and loss near edges, with verso repairs and lined. The whole has been lined with archival paper. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Henry & William Vought. Printed by Chr. Kimmel & Forster.

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        Oeuvres complètes deuxième édition mise au courant des progrès de la science M. J.-A. Barral.

      Paris, Th. Morgand, 1865-1867, 17 vol. in 8°, ill. de 27 planches gravées h.t. et un portrait, et de nbr. figures in t., demi-chagrin vert époque, dos à filets dorés, plats toile frappés aux armes de l'Association des anciens élèves du Collège d'Arras. Bon exemplaire. Collection complète des oeuvres de ce grand scientifique, suivies de tables. Contient Astronomie (4 vol., 27 planches), Notices biographiques (3 vol., portrait d'Arago), Notices scientifiques (5 vol.), Voyages scientifiques (1 vol.), Mémoires scientifiques (2 vol.), Mélanges (1 vol.), tables (1 vol., avec discours sur Arago par Flourens, Notice chronologique sur les oeuvres par Barral, Table des auteurs, Table cosmique, Table des matières). Signalons qu'au vol. 4 des Notices scientifiques se trouve l'important rapport sur le daguerréotype fait par Arago. ¶ Sotheran n° 131 "Arago made important discoveries in electro-magnetism (especially the phenomenon of rotatory magnetics), in optics, in astronomy and physics. He may be said to have proved the relation between the aurora borealis and magnetic variations. He greatly promoted the acceptance of the undulatory theory of light and made important advances in the doctrine of the polarisation of light. Other minor achivements were made in the department of photometric measurements of the brightness of the stars, the elastic force of steam and other gases".

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        Große außerordentliche Vorstellungen. Erstens Die schöne Ferdinanda oder der weiblich Coloss. Die Dame, welche erst 22 Jahre alt ist, eine ungeheure Corpulenz besitzt, bei 300 Pfund schwer ist, eines schönen Körperbaues sich erfreut und dennoch eine sehr zierliche Hand und kleinen Fuß hat, wird die Ehre haben, mehrere Musikpiècen auf der Guitarre vorzutragen. Zweitens Die Wunder-Dame, europäische Pastrana genannt, welche eine höchst seltene Erscheinung, da dieselbe bei aller weiblichen Zartheit einen mit männlichen Zügen begabten Kopf besitzt, einen starken Bart trägt, und männliche Arme und Beine hat.

      Frankfurt, Druck von Reinhold Baist, ca. 1865. Einblattdruck auf grünem Papier, mit kleiner Holzschnitt-Abbildung, die "europäische Pastrana" zeigend. Blattgr.: 42 x 31 cm. Nach der Zuschaustellung der beiden zu bemitleidenden Frauen wird noch "der wohlbekannte Mainzer Fritz seinen vollkommen dressirten Pudel, genannt Perripo zu produciren die Ehre haben". Bücher de

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        THE DYNAMICS OF A PARTI-cle, with an excursus on the new method of evaluation as applied to Third edition.

      28pp. Recently finely bound in half calf gilt over marbled boards with a leather label to upper cover. Very short tear at head of title; some soiling on last page where once upon a time this pamphlet was bound with other smaller Dodgson pamphlets; else a very good copy of a scarce item. Williams, Madan, Green 41b.

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        Anteckningar förda under tiden från år 1785 till år 1816 jemte relation om Savolaks-brigadens operationer under 1808 och 1809 års krig, af Johan Jacob Burman. I tvänne afdelningar med planscher och kartor.

      - Stockholm, 1865. 8:o. (7),+ (blank),+ 199,+ (blank),+ 124,+ (1) s.+ 8 kolorerade litogr. planscher,+ 6 utvikbara, delvis kolorerade kartor. Breda marginaler. Samtida hfrbd, guldornerad och blindpräglad rygg, blåa marmorerade pärmpapper. Blekt rygg. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Setterwall 3756 & 4612. Johan Jacob Burman (1771-1824) föddes i Pernå. han inträdde 1789 i Savolaks fältjägarregemente och deltog både i Gustav III:s krig mot Ryssland och i 1808-1809 års krig, i det sistnämnda under Sandels i femte brigaden. Han deltog även i 1814 års fälttåg i Norge och blev från 1816 major vid Hälsinglands regemente. Dessa efterlämnade anteckningar utgavs av sonen C. J. Burman.

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        Der Löwenbändiger Herr Bathy-Cooper wird sich mit 6 dressirten Löwen in einem prachtvollen Käfig produciren. Die Productionen der Löwen sind von der staunenerregendsten Art. Er zwingt durch seine übermenschlichen Ausführungen und sichtliche Kühnheit die wilden Bewohner der Wüste vor dem Blitz seines Adlerauges sich niederzulegen und um herumzuspringen. Alle Productionen werden von ihm mit einem seltenen Muth ausgeführt, mit einem Wort, ein Blick dieses Löwenbändigers macht ihn zum Beherrscher und verschafft ihm Unterwürfigkeit und Ehrerbietung dieser wilden Tiere. - Ernst Renz, Director.

      (Frankfurt), Buchdruckerei R. Baist, ca. 1865. Einblattdruck auf grünem Papier, oben mittig mit Holzschnitt-Abbildung (ca. 11 x 11 cm). Blattgr.: 59,5 x 35 cm. Neben Bathy-Cooper waren auch 4 Pferdenummern zu sehen, u. a. Jacques Steckel, der Pirouetten auf gesatteltem Pferde im Gallop und Trabe ausführte. Der Holzschnitt zeigt eine Pferdenummer. Bücher de

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      New York: Torrey Brothers, Printers, 1865. Broadside, 23 x 7 1/2 inches. Mounted on board. Old folds, toning, some staining. Good. An exceedingly rare, and possibly unique American broadside calling for capital investment in the Sandy River Petroleum Prize Company. The company promises prizes to potential shareholders, including land, pianos, watches, diamond pins, money, and more. Investors are "sure of an immediate return on the sum invested, with the chances of realizing One Thousand Dollars for every Dollar invested, or even Larger Profits." The company boasts that shareholders will transition "from poverty to affluence in the twinkling of an eye." The Sandy River Prize Petroleum Company appears to have sold stock certificates from 1865 to 1868, issuing a prospectus in 1867. The company held mineral-rich lands in eastern Kentucky: "10,500 Acres, lying on the Big Sandy the counties of Lawrence, Johnson, Floyd and Pike, and form a part of the great Apalachian [sic] Coal and Oil field, which extends along the western slope of the Alleghany Mountains and Cumberland Range." It is unclear in the historical record what happened to the company after 1868. A rare New York company broadside related to the company's land holdings in Kentucky.

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        Introduction à l'étude de la Médecine expérimentale. [ Edition originale ]

      J. B. Baillière et Fils, Hippolyte Baillière, C. Bailly-Baillière, Baillière-Brothers E. Jung-Treuttel, 1865. 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin vert, dos à 4 nerfs ornés (semis d'étoiles), J. B. Baillière et Fils, Paris, Hippolyte Baillière, Londres, C. Bailly-Baillière, Madrid, Baillière-Brothers New-York, E. Jung-Treuttel, Leipzig, 1865, 400 pp. Très charmant exemplaire en reliure d'origine du premier tirage (avec la mention Creté au verso du faux-titre) de l'édition originale. Bon état (rouss., bel état par ailleurs). Waller, 400 ; DSB, II, 33 Français

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        Erinnerung an Crefeld.'.

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. Tempeltey n. Alexander Borchel gedr. b. A. Hölzer in Berlin b. H.J. Kraus in Bremen, um 1865, 40,5 x 53,5 Franz Alexander Borchel (1816-1907) ist durch seine Souvenirblätter berühmt geworden. - Das Krefelder Souvenirblatt mit 14 Ansichten. - Mittig Gesamtansicht von der Schützenburg umgeben von der Seiden-Zwirnerei, Liebfrauenkirche, Inneres der evangel. Kirche, Evangelische Kirche, Friedrichs-Platz, Bahnhof, Ost-Allee, Dyonisius Kirche, Inneres d. St. Dyonisius Kirche, Stephans Kirche, Seidenfärberei von Krakaun, Bandfabrik von Scheibler, Rathaus und Färberei von Blüm. - Sehr seltenes Souvenirblatt!

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        Portraits. Fürst Ferdinand Maximilian zu Ysenburg-Büdingen-Wächtersbach und seiner Ehefrau geb. Prinzessin Augusta Marie Gertrude von Hanau (1829-1887). Zwei Zeichnungen (Gegenstücke) des Ehepaares, wohl in Grisaille Technik, beide signiert unten rechts \"Fr. Roux jun. Cassel\".

       Ca. 1865 / 1870. Jeweils in Passepartout (Bildausschnitt: ca. 50 x 40 cm). Je in ovalem altem Stuckrahmen (Rahmen: 85 x 75 cm, die Rahmen etwas beschädigt). *Bei dem Künstler handelt es sich wohl um den Kasseler Maler und Fotografen Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Theodor Roux (1806-1880) \"Vielbeschäftigter Pastellbildnismaler von technisch routinierter, naturalistisch nüchterner biedermeierlichen Haltung\" (Thieme-Becker 29, S. 122). Beide Werke sind in roter Tinte signiert \"Fr. Roux junior, Cassel\" also möglicherweise auch ein Sohn des Johann Friedrich Roux (über den aber nichts bekannt ist). Die beiden Bildnisse (vermutlich Grisaillemalerei oder Mischtechnik) sind im Stile einer realistischen Fotografie gemalt. Der Rahmen rückseitig mit zeitgenöss. Bezeichnung in Handschrift \"Fürst Ferdinand Maximilian zu Ysenburg\" (Datierung also nach 1865). - Der Graf Ferdinand Maximilian III zu Isenburg und Büdingen wurde 1865 in den Fürstenstand erhoben und nannte sich ab 1865 \"Ferdinand-Maximillian I.\" - Augusta Marie Gertrude von Hanau war die unehelich geborene älteste Tochter des Kurfürsten Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Hessen-Kassel (1802–1875) und seiner erst späteren Ehefrau Gertrude, spätere Fürstin von Hanau und zu Horowitz (1803–1882). Augusta Marie Gertrude wurde nach der Eheschließung der Eltern von ihrem leiblichen Vater Friedrich Wilhelm zur Gräfin Schaumburg und später zur Prinzessin von Hanau erhoben. Sie heiratete 1849 den Grafen Ferdinand Maximillian. - Die beiden vorliegenden Portraits sind wohl die einzigen oder eines der wenigen erhaltenen Bildnisse des Ehepaares der ehemals reichen Fürstendynastie von Ysenburg. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Assassination and Death of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, at Washington, on the 14th of April, 1865.

      New York: American News Company, 1865. Pamphlet, 12mo, original self-wrappers, 12 pp. Some minor creasing, pages partially detached, but still in tact, minor chipping along edges, a little soiling or aging; otherwise very good. Somewhat scarce Lincoln assassination pamphlet that is probably the first written document outside of newspaper coverage. Despite its shortness in length, the pamphlet provides considerable detail on this historic event. The article actually appears more organized and less chaotic than newspaper coverage, even though it was published shortly after the assassination. The author was Abott A. Abott, who had published a book on Lincoln a year earlier. The pamphlet was published by the American News Company (1864-1957), which was founded by Sinclair Tousey. This firm was very big into periodicals.

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        Dusky Grouse. Dendragapus Obscurus.

      New York. (1864)- 1865. Hand-colored lithograph, double elephant folio (sheet size 18 x 23 inches). Very good condition, image clean and bright. Two dusky grouse, one in foreground, one on tree branch in background, from "A Monograph of the Tetraoninae, or family of the grouse" by Daniel Giraud Elliot, published by the author, and lithographed and colored by Bowen & Co. in Philadelphia. Elliot "was a wealthy New Yorker who devoted much of his life to ornithological pursuits. His excellent private collection of birds formed the nucleus of the department of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and he acted as emissary to purchase further collections abroad. [He was] an artist of note..." ("The Bird Illustrated" p.34). Six publications by Elliot are listed in Sitwell's "Fine Bird Books", including this one. This grouse is found in the Rocky Mountains.

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        Finely penned letter, boldly signed 'Ludovico', in Italian with translation, to Cardinal Altieri, (1845-1886, Mad King of Bavaria who built Magnificent Castles & was a patron of Wagner, drowned in the Starnberg Lake)

      1865 - 1805-1867, thanking him for "the good wishes which Your Excellency sent me on the recurrence of the Holy Feast of the Nativity", and sending his in return for the Cardinal's "complete prosperity", 1 side folio and conjugate blank, Munich, 21st January two very light brown spots in blank portion, otherwise in excellent condition Written in the first New Year of Ludwig's reign. Altieri was one of the triumvirate who restored order to Rome after the revolution of 1849 and was made Governor. A good scholar and Chancellor of Rome University, he died of cholera while helping to relieve the epidemic in his diocese of Albano. In 1836 Cardinal Altieri became the diplomatic envoy to Austria for Pope Gregory XVI. He was created a cardinal in pectore four years later, receiving his red hat and title in 1845. Ludwig had a great passion for the music of the composer Richard Wagner and, on his father's death on March 10, 1864 when he ascended the throne it was one of his first official acts to invite Wagner to Munich. However, Wagner's influence over Ludwig and the king's liberal financial support combined with the composer's affair with a married woman (Franz Liszt's daughter, Cosima von Bülow) created such a public outcry that the young king was ultimately forced to dismiss him. After this Ludwig became increasingly reclusive and hid himself away in his alpine castle at Hohenschwangau, designing castles including the Disney-imitated Neuschwanstein. With his increasing instability the enormous expense of his castles became a burden to the kingdom and on June 8, 1886 he was declared insane. Five days later his body, along with that of his private physician Dr. von Gudden, was found floating in Lake Starnberg. Their deaths have never been satisfactorily explained.

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      - 1865 Imprenta de López, Madrid Il. en b/n. Portada y letra cabezal en color y con dorado. 468 p. + 58 lám. ( COMPLETO) Dibujado por PARCERISA. Litografia de E. Crosa, J. Donon. 31x21 cm. Enc. Media piel. Algo fatigado. Manchas. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

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        Stald på Unnerupgård med stående broget tyr.

      1865 1865 - Maleri på malepap opklæbet på lærred. Ca. 1865. 28x38 cm. Usigneret. Indrammet i smuk guldramme. * Maleriet er solgt på Th. Philipsens dødsboauktion på Winkel og Magnussens Kunstauktioner 1925 som nummer 108. Et tilsvarende billede, med tilskrift til kunstnerens guddatter Else Lofthus, med samme interiør, men hvor tyren ligger ned, er gengivet hos Finn Therman Frederiksen: Theodor Philipsen s. 69 figur 14.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, to "My dear Mrs. Darbishire"

      1865 - Three pages (one leaf folded). Plain stationery but with "46 Plymouth Grove [Manchester]" handwritten at the top. Undated except for "Monday Evening." Signed "E.C. Gaskell." After the salutation, this letter reads as follows:~We started in such a hurry on Saturday that we found this morning that we had only looked forward to perpetual WARM weather, and had made no provision for rain. Moreover we could not make our purposed expedition ------ by -------- [?]; so we came home, having had two perfect days; and we hope you will consider that our visit to you is only a deferred pleasure. It was very nice seeing you all again last night! Ever yours very truly, E. C. Gaskell~At the end of the letter, in a fainter pen and different hand, it reads "Sep 9th 1866" -- which is impossible as a date for the letter, as Elizabeth Gaskell died on Nov 12th 1865 -- of a sudden heart attack at the age of 55 (sadly, just as she was visiting a house she was secretly buying, as a retirement surprise for her husband); on the back (blank) page of the letter, in the same faint hand it reads "The last letter from her." Perhaps the writer of these notes (presumably the recipient) meant Sept 9th 1865? -- as that would have been just two months before ECG's death.~Darbishire was a common last name in the Manchester area, with several people among the Gaskells' acquaintances; however the closest by far was Robert Darbishire, who had been the subject of a recurring dream Elizabeth had:~In December 1851, Gaskell wrote to Emily Tagart about a repeated bizarre dream she had been having, telling her: "I dream again and again of Robert Darbishire as a Bloomer, a daughter of mine with a 'pig beard under her muffler', & striding along in his pettiloons: you can't think what an uncomfortable dream it is. I don't know any other young man like him." . The Gaskells and the Dukinfield Darbishires became good friends and their children played together. Gaskell's dream appears to mix cross-dressing (Robert wears girl's clothes), with issues of gender (his pig beard). [Lambert]~"Mrs. Darbishire" may have been Mary (née Blackmore), wife of the solicitor Samuel Darbishire and mother of Robert, or possibly the wife of Robert himself; but Mary and Samuel had five other sons as well.~The letter is just about fine, though once folded into thirds. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Out Mutual Friend

      London Chapman and Hall 1865 - First Edition, bound from the parts. Two Volumes in one. Half Title, illustrated title and additional title present. Rebound by Tronson: 'Strip, restore leaves, new ends and flys, lining bands, hollowback. Half bound in marbled calf with hand marbled sides, gilt lines, centred pallets, gilt panelled spine, hand lettered spine, date spine, gilt line sides.' Occasional foxing.

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        La poésie et son avenir : Discours prononcé par M. Amédée Méreaux en réponse au discours de M. Simonin (1865 et la poésie)

      First Edition. Very rare copy from the library of Gustave Flaubert, under the reference number 22 in the sale of the estate of Mrs. Franklin Grout Flaubert November 18, 1931 beautiful autograph dedication of the author autograph. "To the author of Madame Bovary and Salaambo Cordial tribute to his admirer. " Small tear and small spot without gravity affecting a slice. Small repaired tear in foot back without missing. Famous composer and musician Jean-Amédée Lefroid of Méreaux (1802-1874) was a pupil of Reicha and pianist Duke of Bordeaux, virtuoso Paris, London, Rouen (where he died) and musicologist. Read about the beautiful tribute biography of Marmontel: "... In 1832, he executed several times with a pair of Chopin's composition to pre Clerics (...) In 1835, Méreaux renounced his eventful life . virtuoso bind to Rouen, where he quickly won universal sympathy (...) admitted to the Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts of Rouen, in 1858, he was named president of the Society in 1865, this honor very rarely awarded to a musician, was a double tribute to nature as to scholarship of the artist. (...) The interior [of the Legion of Honor] of this learned composer, this eminent critic , this erudite scholar, who was both president of the Academy of Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts of Rouen and vice president of scientific and archaeological conference held in Rouen under the chairmanship of M. de Caumont, decoration Méreaux, I say, was greeted with enthusiasm in the city of adoption of this distinguished artist. A banquet was offered to him in which took friends, students Amedee Méreaux, artistic and literary notables, among which we mention MM . Clogenson, Honorary Advisor, Bouilhet, Gustave Flaubert, Lucien Dautresme Charles Vervoitte. (...) The name of Amédée Méreaux remain among those teachers whose whole life is a noble example and teaching. "(Marmontel). Highly sought after, the works of Flaubert library is a badge rarity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imprimerie de H. Boissel Rouen 1865 14,5x23cm broché

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        Le Photographe, comédie en 1 acte

      Paris, Michel Levy, 1865. 1865, 1865, in-12, de (4), 40 pages et 36 pages de catalogue Lévy de Décembre 1864, maroquin rouge, dos lisse et orné, double filet d'encadrement à froid sur les plats, coupes et coiffes guillochées, tête dorée, triple filet doré et fleurons angulaires en bordure des contreplats, couvertures et dos conservés [Gruel], Première édition, rare, de l'un des premiers textes littéraires français à utiliser comme ressort dramatique, et ici comique, le personnage du photographe et l'appareillage technique et scientifique que suppose, à l'époque, l'art photographique. La comédie fut représentée pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre du Palais-Royal le 24 décembre 1864. Quatre mois plus tôt, le 25 août 1864, Édouard Bravel et Maurice Wille avaient fait représenter, au théâtre lyrique, Les tribulations d'un photographe, vaudeville en un acte. Ainsi, ces deux pièces marquent, en France en 1864, l'entrée du métier de photographe comme motif littéraire, ou plus exactement, le fait que l'activité de photographe est suffisamment un fait de m

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        Portraits. Fürst Ferdinand Maximilian zu Ysenburg-Büdingen-Wächtersbach und seiner Ehefrau geb. Prinzessin Augusta Marie Gertrude von Hanau (1829-1887). Zwei Zeichnungen (Gegenstücke) des Ehepaares, wohl in Grisaille Technik, beide signiert unten rechts "Fr. Roux jun. Cassel".

      Ca. 1865 / 1870. - Jeweils in Passepartout (Bildausschnitt: ca. 50 x 40 cm). Je in ovalem altem Stuckrahmen (Rahmen: 85 x 75 cm, die Rahmen etwas beschädigt). *Bei dem Künstler handelt es sich wohl um den Kasseler Maler und Fotografen Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Theodor Roux (1806-1880) "Vielbeschäftigter Pastellbildnismaler von technisch routinierter, naturalistisch nüchterner biedermeierlichen Haltung" (Thieme-Becker 29, S. 122). Beide Werke sind in roter Tinte signiert "Fr. Roux junior, Cassel" also möglicherweise auch ein Sohn des Johann Friedrich Roux (über den aber nichts bekannt ist). Die beiden Bildnisse (vermutlich Grisaillemalerei oder Mischtechnik) sind im Stile einer realistischen Fotografie gemalt. Der Rahmen rückseitig mit zeitgenöss. Bezeichnung in Handschrift "Fürst Ferdinand Maximilian zu Ysenburg" (Datierung also nach 1865). - Der Graf Ferdinand Maximilian III zu Isenburg und Büdingen wurde 1865 in den Fürstenstand erhoben und nannte sich ab 1865 "Ferdinand-Maximillian I." - Augusta Marie Gertrude von Hanau war die unehelich geborene älteste Tochter des Kurfürsten Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Hessen-Kassel (1802–1875) und seiner erst späteren Ehefrau Gertrude, spätere Fürstin von Hanau und zu Horowitz (1803–1882). Augusta Marie Gertrude wurde nach der Eheschließung der Eltern von ihrem leiblichen Vater Friedrich Wilhelm zur Gräfin Schaumburg und später zur Prinzessin von Hanau erhoben. Sie heiratete 1849 den Grafen Ferdinand Maximillian. - Die beiden vorliegenden Portraits sind wohl die einzigen oder eines der wenigen erhaltenen Bildnisse des Ehepaares der ehemals reichen Fürstendynastie von Ysenburg. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LES CONTES DES FÉES En Prose et en Vers. Deuxiéme édition Revue & corrigée sur les Éditions originales et précédée d'une lettre critique Par Ch. Giraurd de l'Institut.

      [4], [i], lxx, [3], 4-300pp. 20 engravings in 3 states. Original full morocco, gilt, elaborate dentelles by David. All edges marbled & gilt. Octavo. Second edition. Spine and lower edges a little rubbed; some quite heavy foxing to the coloured plates; bookplate to front paste-down endpaper. A handsome copy.

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        Dresden 1839 - 1904). Heuernte bei Greinbach. Öl auf Holz. Um 1865. Unten rechts signiert und schwer leserlich betitelt 'Greinbach.'. 11,5 x 25 cm. Im breiten Holzrahmen.

      1865 - Müller besuchte die Kunstakademie in Dresden, später war er Schüler von A.L. Richter, auf Studienreisen entdeckte er seine Leidenschaft zur Landschaftsmalerei.- Blick auf spätsommerliche Weide mit Bauersvolk bei der Heuernte mit einem vollgeladenen Vieh-Fuhrwerk, im linken Hintergrund ein kleines Dorf.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Das Hochgebirge von Grindelwald Naturbilder aus der Schweizerischen Alpenwelt. Mit einem Panorama in Farbendruck, neun Ansichten in Holzschnitt und einer Karte in Farbendruck im Maassstabe von 1:50,000 von R. Leuzinger.

      Coblenz Karl Baedeker 1865 - FIRST EDITION Large 8vo. hardback, rebound in half black cloth, gilt, with marbled paper-covered boards. TEXT IN GERMAN. 150pp., illustrated with a large, folding colour panorama, 9 woodcut views and a large, folding colour map at rear. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Interior of book heavily foxed, affecting panorama and woodcut illustrations, but not the folding map which has one small repaired closed tear. Otherwise a Very Good copy. (Shelf 9) ** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Dierckes, um 1865, 17 x 28 Seltenes Blatt. Nicht bei Schefold. - Die Lithographie entstand nach einer "Photographiesche(n) Aufnahme v. H. Dierckes"

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        A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field. Received October 27, - Read December 8, 1864. (+) On a Method of making a Direct Comparison of Electrostatic with Electromagnetic Force; with a Note on the Electromagnetic Theory of Light. (Read June 18, 1868).

      London, Taylor and Francis, 1865 & 1869. 4to. Both papers extracted and rebound with the title-page of both vol. 155 and 158 in recent green plain wrappers. Three leaves reinforced in margin. A fine copy. (4), [A Dynamical Theory...] 459-512, V, [On a Method...] 643-657 pp. First printing of these two fundamental papers, in which Maxwell unified the theory of light-waves, electricity, and magnetism in his spectacular laws of electromagnetism. The 1865-paper represents THE BIRTH OF ONE OF THE GREATEST DISCOVERIES IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE and the most SPECTACULAR TRIUMPH OF THE 19TH CENTURY - it had an enormous impact on science and technology. In the 1869-paper he for the first time proposed to base the electromagnetic theory of light solely on 2 equations. The paper is one of Maxwell's 5 most important contributions to electromagnetism.Working out a few simple equations that expressed all the varied phenomena of electricity and magnetism, Maxwell bound them indissolubly together, showing that electricity and magnetism could not exist in isolation. Maxwell's suggestion that electromagnetic waves could be generated in a laboratory was confirmed by Heinrich Hertz's in 1887 and laid the foundations for the later inventions of radio, television, and radar."Since Maxwell's time, Physical Reality has been thought of as represented by continuous fields...not capable of any mechanical interpretation. This change in the conception of Reality is the most profound and the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of Newton."(Albert Einstein in "James Clerk Maxwell" 1931)."James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79) succeeded in formulating Faraday's geometrical ideas in exact mathematical language. He became the founder of the electromagnetic field theory which described all electric and magnetic action as the consequence of eight partial differential equations of the first order, the celebrated "Maxwellian equations". These equations established the interrelation between two fundamental field vectors, the electric and the magnetic field strength, based on Faraday's experiments, but augmented by the 'displacement current' which was too small to be directly observable by the instruments available in his time - it was put in solely by Maxwell's ingenious intuition.....The Maxwellian theory gave Faraday's field ideas their full significance and became the most important accomplishment of nineteenth-century physics. We could not imagine the physics of our day without the Maxwellian theory, even if we know today that these equations describe the electric phenomena only in their macroscopic manifestations, but fail to account for the atomistic structure of electricity demonstrated by the existence of the electron and proton." (Cornelius Lanzos in "The Einstein Decade (1905-1915", p.71-72)."A generation later Einstein's work on relativity was founded directly upon Maxwell's electromagnetic theory; it was this that led him to equate Faraday with Galileo and Maxwell with Newton." (PMM No 355). - Dibner. Heralds of Science No 68. - Milestones of Science No 144..

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        La Pomme. - Diane au bois. - Gringoire. - Les Fourberies de Nérine. - Florise

      Original four components, only the Tricks of Nerine is a reprint edition. Binding mint half calf, flat spine decorated with gilt double, date tail boards marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper. Exceptional collection enriched with three autograph dedication of the authors signed autographs actress Zelia Ponsin to track the career of an associate of the French Comedy: The leading lady in Apple, it inspires Banville a complimentary autograph line stanzas, bourgeois dressed in purple in Gringoire, she remains a "Venus", while in Florise dedication is laconic as it is in the meantime become Mrs. Provost Ponsin ... Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Michel Lévy Frères Paris 1865 11,5x18,5cm 5 volumes reliés en 1

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        Panorama vom Pöstlingberg bei Linz (Oberoesterreich). Nach der Natur u. auf Stein gezeichnet.

      o.V. o.J. [ca. 1865], Linz - min. Alterssp., g.e. 4° Ohlnbd. de Panorama - Linz - Leporello Nebehay-Wagner 157: Tonlithographie

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        Little Red Riding Hood.

      London: Dean and Son, c. 1865. 16mo. (22)pp. A shaped book in the form of Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf, printed in red, black, and tan, and with hand-coloring in green on both covers. Each leaf is printed on one side, and each printed page has a half-page color illustration and decorative pictorial borders around the edges in black. This book is similar to the version published by Prang, but the ending of the story is much more sinister: Red Riding Hood is devoured by the wolf, who then falls asleep. Her father comes along too late to save her, but he slays the sleeping wolf. The Dean version is also much rarer than the Prang: only one institutional copy is recorded. Fine in stiff paper covers.

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