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        PINE MOUNTAIN

      1866. Captioned in pencil in the lower margin, later label recto at the lower right corner. Very good. Matted. This image was used by Barnard in his PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN (plate 30), but is here separately printed at a contemporary date in slightly larger format than the image in the book without clouds superimposed, and on a period mount with period printed caption. "PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN is a remarkable work of great symbolic, historic, and artistic power. It is a result of a complex interweaving of Barnard's personal vision, nineteenth-century pictorial conventions, and larger ideas about war and the American landscape. The album was the most ambitious project of Barnard's career, and has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of photography" - Davis, p.170. Barnard's album, titled PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN, embraces scenes of the occupation of Nashville, the great battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas (1866). This album, together with Alexander Gardner's PHOTOGRAPHIC SKETCHBOOK OF THE CIVIL WAR (1866), are the two greatest photographic monuments of the Civil War. Between them, they contain some of the most famous images of the War. The present image offers a poignant reminder of the trail of destruction left across the Confederacy by General William T. Sherman's army in 1864 to 1865 during his famous campaign from Nashville to Chattanooga then Atlanta and so to Savannah and the sea, then by-passing Charleston, north to Columbia. In the meantime a smaller force had occupied Charleston and Fort Sumter. To the North, the military campaign was brilliant, bold and decisive - an event worthy of the present monumental album. To the South, it was vicious, bloody, and destructive. Barnard's album would be the first great landscape photobook, "but it is a wounded, brutalized land - gouged and scarred and broken. Its tone is stoically calm, yet bleak, and is all the more so for being so lucidly understated...[Barnard] shows himself to have been one of the finest landscape photographers, treating those culturally loaded Civil War sites - already in the process of becoming mythic when he pictured them - with respect, but also with a matter-of-factness that is heroic in itself, and served to punctuate the hyperbole of myth" (Parr and Badger).

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        [Op 11] Grand Concerto (Mi-Mineur) pour Pianoforte avec Accompagnement d'Orchestre Op 11 Partition Fr 71/2 Thlr [Full score]

      Leipzig: Fr. Kistner [PN] 3050. [1866-67]. Octavo. Quarter dark brown cloth with marbled boards, dark green leather title label gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 3-350 pp. Title engraved, mujsic lithographed. Binding very slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Minor to moderate browning; occasional very minor foxing; first signature partially detached; small owner's handstamp "Korthener" to upper outer corner of front free endpaper. . First Edition of the full score. Chominski & Turlo p. 104. WorldCat (2 copies only, at the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale). Rare. "Following a performance of the E minor Concerto in Chopin's salon, one reviewer wrote: "This is the work of a genius... Chopin's genius will assure him uncommon and enduring fame." Dziennik Powszechny Krajowy, September 24, 1830.

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        Op. 11]. Grand Concerto (Mi-Mineur) pour Pianoforte avec Accompagnement d'Orchestre. Op. 11. Partition. Fr. 71/2 Thlr. [Full score]

      Fr. Kistner [PN] 3050 [1866-67], Leipzig - First Edition of the full score. Chominski & Turlo p. 104. WorldCat (2 copies only, at the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale). Rare."Following a performance of the E minor Concerto in Chopin's salon, one reviewer wrote: "This is the work of a genius. Chopin's genius will assure him uncommon and enduring fame." Dziennik Powszechny Krajowy, September 24, 1830. Octavo. Quarter dark brown cloth with marbled boards, dark green leather title label gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 3-350 pp. Title engraved, mujsic lithographed. Binding very slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Minor to moderate browning; occasional very minor foxing; first signature partially detached; small owner's handstamp "Korthener" to upper outer corner of front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SHERER'S MASONIC DEGREE BOOK OF ANCIENT CRAFT MASONRY: BEING A CORRECT PRESENTATION OF THE EMBLEMS OF THE BLUE LODGE DEGREES OF ENTERED APPRENTICE, FELLOW CRAFT, AND MASTER MASON ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN SYSTEM

      Cincinnati, 1866. Large folio. Modern half calf and cloth, original gilt leather label preserved on front cover. Slight paper loss, not affecting text, at bottom of titlepage, expertly filled in. Light foxing and some noticeable thumb-soiling, some pencil and ink notations annotating the images. Very good. An remarkably rare Masonic book illustrating ceremonies for the three degrees of craft masonry. John Sherer, himself a Mason, published a number of books on freemasonry, and found considerable success with both THE MASONIC LADDER (1866) and GEMS OF MASONRY (1859). The present work was produced in the wake of Sherer's Masonic Carpets, which he produced to hang in Masonic temples to aid masters with ceremonial rites. The last page carries the imprint of Ehrgott, Forbriger & Co., who executed the lithography. This copy comes from the Hudson River Lodge, No. 607 in Newburgh, New York, with their label affixed to the front cover. Interestingly, Hudson River Lodge 607 was chartered the same year as this book's publication, 1866. The only known copies of this title are at Library of Congress, which lists two. Not in OCLC. From a publisher's advertisement in Sherer's THE MASONIC LADDER, also published in 1866: "SHERER'S MASONIC DEGREE BOOK. This is a collection of emblematic plates, suitable for framing separately, or for binding in a volume....They are from the finest lithographic drawings, printed in colors on the best plate paper. The correctness of their symbolisms and elegance of execution are vouched for by a long array of the intelligent brethren who have examined them.

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        La Suisse. Collection de vues pittoresques avec texte historique- topographique. Traduit de l?allemand par J. T. Thévenot. En 3 volumes.

      Darmstadt, Gustave Georg Langé, 1863, 1864, 1866, - in-4to, 344 p. / 303 p. / 427 p. (+1) + 4 ff. de tables + 196 gravures sur acier, rousseurs par-ci par-là, reliure en demi-cuir noir, dos orné or, bel exemplaire. Edition française complète de l'ouvrage classique des vues gravées sur la Suisse. Rare de trouver un ensemble complet. ?Leider sind heutzutage ganze Alben kaum mehr anzutreffen, da sie meistens von den Händlern für den Verkauf zerlegt oder Teile neu und willkürlich zus. gebunden wurden? (Markus Krebser 2004).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Blut-Gefässe verzüglich die Schlagadern des Menschen in ihren minder bekannten Bahnen und Verzweigungen oder Comparative Morpholoigie des Menschen und der menschenähnlichen Tiere.

      Ferdinand Hirt,, Breslau, 1866 - In sich abgeschlossener 5. Teil des 6-bändigen Werkes. Breslau, Ferdinand Hirt, 1866 Gr.-folio. XII, 86 S., 48 z.T. kolorierte Tafeln. Orig.-Halbleinwandband mit bedruckten Deckeln. Hirsch-H. I, 336. - Erste Ausgabe. Entgegen der üblichen Annahme erschien der erste Band 1875 posthum. Das Hauptwerk des 1798 auf der Insel Rügen geborenen Anatomen der 1835 Professor in Breslau wurde. Er veröffentlichte eine Vielzahl von Publikationen zur vergleichenden pathologischen Anatomie und Physiologie. "Seine Arbeiten sind grösstentheils mit vielen und vortefflichen Abbildungen versehen und wurden demzufolge, bei der denselben gegebenen kostbaren Ausstattung, in selbstloser Hingabe an die Wissenschaft, ohne Aussicht auf materiellen Gewinn, veröffentlicht" (Hirsch). - Einband stellenweise angestaubt. Ecken teilweise bestossen. Sonst sehr sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar. Orig.-Halbleinwandband mit bedruckten Deckeln. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      Macmillan, London, 1866 - First Edition, First Printing with the inverted "S" in the last line of the contents page. A lovely copy in the publisher's ORIGINAL Red Cloth with some repair. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with the first blank adhered to the original black endpaper. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy of this First Published Edition housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gebirgslandschaft mit kleiner Ortschaft.

      - Holzschnitt, auf dünnem chamoisfarbenem Velin, signiert und numeriert. 29,7:45,7 cm. Nr. 10 von 30 Exx. – Blatt durch den Druckvorgang wellig. Der Holzschnitt zeigt Einflüsse der expressionistischen Formensprache, die auch ihr Ehemann E. Betzler vertrat. Über die Malerin und Graphikerin ist kaum etwas bekannt. Sie war Schülerin von L. von Kunowski (1866 – vor 1928) an der Düsseldorfer Akademie. Vermutlich lernte sie noch in Düsseldorf den Frankfurter Maler und Kunsterzieher E. Betzler (1892-1974) kennen, den sie heiratete und wohl 1916 nach Frankfurt am Main begleitete. Obwohl sie noch bei Dressler aufgeführt ist, waren keine weiteren Informationen über die Künstlerin herauszufinden.

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        Le livre de l'agriculture d'Ibn-al-Awam (Kitab al-Felahah). Traduit de l'Arabe par J.-J. Clément-Mullet.

      Paris, A. Franck (Albert L. Herold succ.), 1864-1866. - 8vo. 2 vols. (instead of 3). Contemp. purple half calf with marbled boards and endpapers. First French edition of Ibn al-‘Awwam's famous "Book of Agriculture", probably written towards the end of the 12th century and regarded as the most comprehensive agricultural treatise in Arabic. The author "gathers all the knowledge of his time concerning agriculture, horticulture and animal husbandry into a huge compendium of excerpts from all the previous agronomical traditions and treatises [.] To these he often adds his own observations and experiences [.] He records, for example, his experiments in grafting the wild olive of the mountains with the domesticated olive of the plain, and his successful cultivation of saffron, under irrigation, in the mountains [.] Ibn al-‘Awwam’s treatise comprises 34 chapters dealing with all aspects of husbandry - it mentions 585 different plants, explains the cultivation of more than 50 fruit trees, and includes many valuable observations on soils, manures, grafting, and plant diseases (Sarton 1927-48, II, pp. 424-25). Ibn al-‘Awwam also includes an agricultural calendar, one of the few Andalusi agronomists to do so. The last section of his work is devoted to animal husbandry, with chapters on cattle, sheep, goats, camels, horses, mules and donkeys, geese, ducks, chickens, pigeons, peacocks and beekeeping. As well as being of great value and interest for the study of agricultural history, the Kitab al-filaha has enabled scholars to reconstruct the original texts of some previous authors whose work has only survived in abridged or fragmented form. In addition, the profusion of references, even though sometimes entangled and difficult to unravel, provides the historian with a wealth of information on the transmission of knowledge" (). - Lacks the second part of vol. 2, not published until 1867; the set thus comprises chapters 1-30 (out of 34). Well preserved. Fück 204. Mennessier de la Lance I, 667. NYPL 184. OCLC 6985613. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PORTRAITS OF MEN OF EMINENCE, in Literature, Science, and Art, with Biographical Memoirs,

      London, Alfred William Bennett, 1866.. FIRST EDITION, 1 volume only of 6, EDITED BY EDWARD WALFORD. 24 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS FROM LIFE BY ERNEST EDWARDS, INCLUDING AN EARLY PHOTOGRAPH OF CHARLE DICKENS,1866. 8vo, approximately 235 x 170 mm, 9 x ¾ inches, 24 mountd photographs by Ernest Edwards, pages: half title, title page and contents page, 1-109, each photograph has a few pages of biography, original publisher's pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to spine and central gilt decoration to upper cover, blind decoration to covers, orignal endpapers, gilt top edge. Binding slightly worn and rubbed, some fading to photographs, a few have tiny black spots, tissue guards have pale age browning, some pale age browning to some margins and on the blank side of some pages the photos are mounted on, ocassional pale foxing to text, occasional tiny nick to fore-edges of text, otherwise a very good copy. See: Helmut Gernsheim, Incunabular of British Photographic Literature 1839-1875, page 39, No 208. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Victorian Statutes. Published by Authority. 4 Volumes. 1866.

      1866 - Victorian Acts in Force in 1866 [Australia]. [Victoria]. The Victorian Statutes. Published by Authority. Melbourne: Printed by John Ferres, 1866. Four volumes, Quarto (10-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Recent cloth, gilt titles to spines, endpapers renewed, internally clean. Ex-library. Small stamps to title pages. * Only edition. (A companion volume of imperial statutes in force in Victoria was published in 1868.) The first three volumes contain general acts. Volume IV contains acts that relate to particular persons or localities or have a "special or limited operation." Both volumes are indexed, have chronological tables and are digested alphabetically. OCLC locates 6 copies. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 6:88. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Cuisinière de la Campagne et de la Ville, ou Nouvelle Cuisine Économique, contenant indication des jours maigres. Table des mets selon l'order du service. Ustensiles, instruments et procedes nouveaux...Service de la table par les domestiques

      Paris: Audot, 1866. 4 works in one, with one unrecorded in WorldCat or the bibliographies. 45th edition with 300 illustrations in the text, handcoloured frontispiece. Pp. 667, {3}, pp.36 (supplement- first edition of 1852): plus 16pp. publisher's ads. BOUND TOGETHER WITH: Almanach des Ménagères et des Gastronomes pour 1854, 1855 & 1856. Pp.120; 72; 80. Paris, Audot. 1854-1856. All bound in half calf with marbled boards, spine with red and gilt spine label, bit worn at extremities, upper joint splitting but generally good copies. A lifetime ediiton of one of France's most popular 19th century cookbooks written by Louis Eustache Audot (1783-1870). The first edition was published in 1818 and it was reprinted many times. The supplement was first published in 1852. The Almanachs are rather obscure and scarce and are complete as only 3 years of Almanachs were published. Cagle only records the first and mentions the other two so the whole makes a fascinating sammelband. 4 copies of the 1854 Almanach are listed in the US (Indiana& California) & 1 copy in Basel. No copies of the 1855 Almanach are recorded in World Cat or in the bibliographies. 1 copy of the 1856 Almanach is listed in Basel

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        Histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire faisant suite à l'histoire de la Révolution française. 20 tomes + Atlas de l'histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire, dressé et dessiné sous la direction de M. Thiers par MM. Dufour et Duvotenay, gravé sur acier par Dyonnet. Ensemble 21 volumes.

      Paris, Paulin-Lheureux, 1845-62, atlas (1866), - in-8vo, atlas in-folio, chaque volume env. 500 p., l'atlas comprend 66 cartes dont 7 sur double-page montées sur onglets (deux coloriées), non paginé, toutes les cartes en excellent état + 2 cartes ajoutées: une carte du Nord de l'Italie pour l'étude de la campagne de Napoléon III en1859 par le colonel Suisse F. Lecomte et une carte en fac-similé de la ville de Paris en 1576, reliures en pleine percaline verte, dos et plats estampés de filets à froid, quelques frottements et usures. Atlas in-folio relié en demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés, Généralement bel ensemble. Tome 1. 494 pages. Constitution de l'An VIII, Administration intérieure, Ulm et Gènes, Marengo. Tome 2. 456 pages. Héliopolis, Armistice, Hohenlinden, Machine infernale, Les neutres. Tome 3. 570 pages. Evacuation de l'Egypte, Paix générale, Concordat, Tribunat, Consulat à vie. Tome 4. 620 pages. Les sécularisations, Rupture paix d\'Amiens, Camp de Boulogne, Conspiration de Georges. Tome 5. 473 pages. L'Empire, Le sacre, troisième coalition. Tome 6. 573 pages. Ulm et trafalgar, Austerlitz, Confédération du Rhin. Tome 7. 684 pages. Iéna, Eylau, Friedland et Tilsit. Tome 8. 687 pages. Fontainebleau, Aranjuez, Bayonne. Tome 9. 596 pages. Baylen, Erfurt, Somo-Sierra. Tome 10. 511 pages. Rastisbonne, Wagram. Tome 11. 476 pages. Talavera et Walcheren, Le divorce. Tome 12. 709 pages. Avertissement de l\'auteur, Blocus continental, Torrès-Védras, Fuentès d'Onoro. Tome 13. 583 pages. Le Concile, Tarragone, Passage du Niémen. Tome 14. 686 pages. Moscou, La Bérézina. Tome 15. 614 pages. Washington et Salamanque, Les cohortes, Lutzen et Bautzen. Tome 16. 693 pages. Dresde et Vittoria, Leipzig et Hanau. Tome 17. 911 pages. L'invasion, Brienne et Montmirail, Première abdication, Coclusion. Tome 18. 656 pages. Restauration des Bourbons, Gouvernement de Louis XVIII, Congrès de Vienne. Tome 19. 637 pages. L'Ile D'Elbe, L'Acte additionnel, Le Champ de Mai. Tome 20. 810 pages. Waterloo, Seconde abdication, Sainte-Hélène. Atlas de la Révolution, du Consulat et de l'Empire.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Specimens of Ancient Furniture Drawn from Existing Authorities

      Henry G Bohn, London 1866 - 57pp + plates. Illustrated title page and 73 lithographed plates, 11 of which are hand-coloured. Language: eng G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Modern rebind. Foxing within, impacting at edges of some plates. Some off-setting [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Du sommeil et des etats analogues

      Paris: Masson, 1866. 535pp. 220 x 145 mm. Half morocco ca. 1866, light edgewear. Fine copy. First edition. The use of hypnotic suggestion as psychotherapy may have begun with the work of Liébeault, whose Le sommeil represents two years of clinical study of the theraputic uses of hypnotism. Liébeault had discovered that some of his patients, especially those with "nervous" complaints, benefitted by being hypnotized and given reassuring suggestions while under the physician's influence. He concluded that this heightened suggestibility under hypnosis was the key to successful treatment of nervous illnesses, although he could present no theory to explain this puzzling phenomenon. Liébeault's work attracted the interest of Hippolyte Marie Bernheim, who went to Nancy to observe Liébeault's methods. The two men established the Nancy School of psychiatry, whose empirical, therapeutic and clinical approach to the uses of hypnosis contrasted with the investigative and systematizing philosophy of Charcot's Salpetri?re School. Liébeault's work indirectly influenced Sigmund Freud, who studied with Bernheim two decades later. The first edition of Liebault's work seems to have been almost completely ignored by the medical community. J. Milne Bramwell, one of Liebault's English colleagues, claimed that only one copy of the first edition had been sold-- almost certainly an exaggeration, but nevertheless indicative of the book's disappointing reception. Crabtree 896. GM 4994. Hunter & Macalpine, p. 907. Norman 1347. Zilboorg & Henry, pp. 357-359.

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        A SERIES OF PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF SEATS of the Noblemen and Gentleman of Great Britain and Ireland With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress. [WITH]. FACSIMILE OF AUTOGRAPHS OF SUBSCRIBERS to the

      William Mackenzie [With] A. Clarke ... N.d. c.[1866-80]. . 1st Ed. 7 vols. in total. 4to. 240 wood block cold. plates by Benjamin Fawcett after A.F. Lydon including additional ills. t.ps., 135pp. of Autographs and additional cold. printed t.p. Some light sporadic browning, original bright gilt and black dec. brown cloth, some dampstaining to boards in part, some bumping and chipping to spines, with loss across head and tail of vols. 6 & 7, repair to head of upper joint of vol. 7., a.e.g. The plates depicting English castles, mansions, and estates. Victorian Book Design, p.204. ?'Fawcett?'s greatest undertaking, entirely illustrated by Lydon, was Picturesque Views ... begun in the 1860s and eventually completed in six volumes in 1880 ... the plates vary in quality of drawing .. but the best are of great charm and beauty.?' Francis Orpen Morris (1810?-1893), Church of England clergyman and naturalist. ODNB ?'... Of all his publications, Morris was perhaps best known for his voluminous, illustrated books on natural history. His collaboration with the Driffield woodblock colour printer Benjamin Fawcett in the production of Bible Natural History (1849?-50) was followed by the successful six-volume History of British Birds, initially issued in monthly parts over seven and a half years, beginning in June 1850 ... and [the above] ...?' Additional postage may be necessary US$4125

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        Sr. K.K. Hoheit Kronprinz Rudolf von Österreich.

      Wien, J. Eichhorn, wohl vor 1866.. Lithografie mit Tonplatte nach G. Zafaurek bei Reiffenstein und Rösch, Bildausschnitt 39,5 x 53,5 cm.. Dekoratives großes Blatt, zeigt den jungen Kronprinz Rudolf zu Pferde mit seinem Erzieher Graf Leopold Gondrecourt in Uniform sowie einem weiteren Begleiter; links im Hintergrund der Heldenplatz mit dem Reiterstandbild von Prinz Eugen, die Hofburg und mittig der Stephansdom; das Blatt dürfte spätestens 1866 entstanden sein, da Graf Gondrecourt als Erzieher des jungen Erzherzogs ob seiner Erziehungsmethoden entlassen wurde; mehrere kleinere Randläsuren, ein Einriss im unteren Rand alt hinterlegt, mit Sammlungsstempel unterhalb der Darstellung.

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        ARMADALE [-- with a signed note about it to the publisher]

      1866 - [with ANs from Collins] With Twenty Illustrations by George H. Thomas. In Two Volumes. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1866. Bound in full dark blue morocco with gilt-paneled spine and red leather labels. First Edition in book form (after serialization in 20 issues of Smith Elder's Cornhill Magazine, Nov. 1864 - June 1866). "Collins's longest novel. The complex plot combines several of Collins's favourite themes, including the supernatural, identity, murder and detection" [Gasson]. Collins ends his Preface by saying, "Estimated by the Clap-trap morality of the present day, this may be a very daring book. Judged by the Christian morality which is of all time, it is only a book that is daring enough to speak the truth."~This set was bound up by Riviere & Son, probably between 1880 (when "& Son" was added) and the Great War, in dark blue morocco, spines gilt with red leather labels, inner dentelles elaborately gilt. It is in fine condition. Gasson pp 9-11; Sadleir 588 (and pp 376-377, where Sadleir ranks ARMADALE third in scarcity among Collins's novels).~Loosely inserted is a one-page autograph note signed by Collins, on a piece of stationery on which Collins has written out his Dorset Square address and the date March 8th 1866. It is addressed "To the Reader at Messrs Smith & Elders," and reads "Before going to press with the monthly part of Armadale for April, please make the following alteration in the heading of the new chapter at page 23: -- For "The Diary Ended," Substitute The Diary Broken Off. Faithfully yours, Wilkie Collins". He is referring, of course, to the April issue of Cornhill Magazine. (It is interesting that Sadleir, in explaining ARMADALE'S scarcity in book form, says "I suspect that what they [Smith Elder] wanted was a Collins novel as a feature in their monthly, and were not particularly interested in its adventures as a book.") Here in book form, Chapter III of Book the Fourth (pp 274-310 in the second volume) is indeed titled "The Diary Broken Off." The note is in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Photographs of Glasgow College. Glasgow, T.Annan [1866]

      ANNAN,Thomas. Photographs of Glasgow College. Glasgow, T.Annan [1866]Oblong folio album, original green cloth, hinges cracked but firm, triple gilt fillets, with the College coat-of-arms in gilt on upper board and lettered in gilt Photographs of Glasgow College, 13 albumen prints mounted on cards rectos [16.8x12cm - 20.3x14cm], six with arched tops, 9 with Annan?s credit Photographed by T.Annan, Glasgow printed below, card edges gilt, some occasional foxing to endpapers but not affecting images, images clean and crisp.RARE ALBUM BY THE PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHER THOMAS ANNAN THE EARLIEST IMAGES OF GLASGOW COLLEGE BEFORE ITS ENTIRE DEMOLITION.Probably commissioned by the College, these predate the later publication Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow 1871 which contained 41 photogravure images. Today, in the 21st century, the decision to demolish Glasgow College, would be considered as an act of vandalism.This album of original albumen images is significant not only in the history of photography but also because every trace of the distinguished College [or University] of Glasgow, which stood on the east side of the High Street for 400 years has disappeared and the site it occupied has been altered beyond recognition. The site was sold to a railway company and became a railway goods yard. It is now derelict. The College left in 1870 and moved to the west end of Glasgow at Gilmore Hill.The images illustrate where some of the greatest figures of the Scottish Enlightenment worked as lecturers and professors, and in particular Adam Smith, John Anderson, James Clow, Thomas Craigie, William Cullen, Francis Hutcheson, William Leechman, John Millar, James Moor, James Robertson, and John Simson.In 1751 Adam Smith was appointed Professor of Logic at Glasgow College (University of Glasgow) and in 1752 became Professor of Moral Philosophy. He was to remain there until he resigned in February 1764 to become tutor to the Duke of Buccleuch.Although Glasgow College was relatively remote, it was becoming one of the great educational institutions in these islands. There were only 300 students in Adam Smith?s day. The great majority of the students were apparently young men preparing for the Presbyterian ministry. Adam Smith?s moral philosophy chair never had more than 90 students in the public or 20 in the private class.At Glasgow he taught logic, jurisprudence and politics. He was a member of the Glasgow Literary Society. In 1755 he lectured to the Cochrane Club on economics. In 1758 he became Quaestor for the University Library and in 1760 was appointed Dean of Arts. In 1761 he became Vice-Rector. He published two articles in the Edinburgh Review in 1755, in 1759 his first book The Theory of Moral Sentiments and in 1761 Considerations concerning the First Formation of Languages in The Phililogical Miscellany.Adam Smith lived rent free in a house in Professors? Court at the College, with his mother and his cousin, Janet Douglas.It was the custom for professors to take students into their houses. The names of the students who boarded with and were supervised by Adam Smith have been lost, other than Henry Herbert (later Lord Porchester) and Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice.It was this period at Glasgow College which Adam Smith was later to describe as "the period of thirteen years which I spent as a member of that society I remember as by far the most useful, and, therefore, as by far the happiest and most honourable period of my life".References: David Murray, Memories of the Old College of Glasgow 1927. W R Scott, Adam Smith as Student and Professor. 1937Probably commissioned by the College, these predate the later publication Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow 1871 which contained 41 photogravure images. Today, in the 21st century, the decision to demolish Glasgow College, would be considered as an act of vandalism.This album of original albumen images is significant not only in the history of photography but also because every trace of the distinguished College [or University] of Glasgow, which stood on the east side of the High Street for 400 years has disappeared and the site it occupied has been altered beyond recognition. The site was sold to a railway company and became a railway goods yard. It is now derelict. The College left in 1870 and moved to the west end of Glasgow at Gilmore Hill.The images illustrate where some of the greatest figures of the Scottish Enlightenment worked as lecturers and professors, and in particular Adam Smith, John Anderson, James Clow, Thomas Craigie, William Cullen, Francis Hutcheson, William Leechman, John Millar, James Moor, James Robertson, and John Simson.In 1751 Adam Smith was appointed Professor of Logic at Glasgow College (University of Glasgow) and in 1752 became Professor of Moral Philosophy. He was to remain there until he resigned in February 1764 to become tutor to the Duke of Buccleuch.Although Glasgow College was relatively remote, it was becoming one of the great educational institutions in these islands. There were only 300 students in Adam Smith?s day. The great majority of the students were apparently young men preparing for the Presbyterian ministry. Adam Smith?s moral philosophy chair never had more than 90 students in the public or 20 in the private class.At Glasgow he taught logic, jurisprudence and politics. He was a member of the Glasgow Literary Society. In 1755 he lectured to the Cochrane Club on economics. In 1758 he became Quaestor for the University Library and in 1760 was appointed Dean of Arts. In 1761 he became Vice-Rector. He published two articles in the Edinburgh Review in 1755, in 1759 his first book The Theory of Moral Sentiments and in 1761 Considerations concerning the First Formation of Languages in The Phililogical Miscellany.Adam Smith lived rent free in a house in Professors? Court at the College, with his mother and his cousin, Janet Douglas.It was the custom for professors to take students into their houses. The names of the students who boarded with and were supervised by Adam Smith have been lost, other than Henry Herbert (later Lord Porchester) and Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice.It was this period at Glasgow College which Adam Smith was later to describe as "the period of thirteen years which I spent as a member of that society I remember as by far the most useful, and, therefore, as by far the happiest and most honourable period of my life".References: David Murray, Memories of the Old College of Glasgow 1927. W R Scott, Adam Smith as Student and Professor. 1937

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        Specimens of Ancient Furniture Drawn from Existing Authorities

      London: Henry G Bohn. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Modern rebind. Foxing within, impacting at edges of some plates. Some off-setting. 1866. Reprint. Brown hardback cloth cover. 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 57pp + plates. Illustrated title page and 73 lithographed plates, 11 of which are hand-coloured. .

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        Ten Years in Sarawak

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1866. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.65 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Complete in two volumes. Fine half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Spines have five raised bands, black title labels, gilt ornaments to compartments. Red dyed page edges, marbled endpapers. This is an ex-library set with stamps to the title pages and a few stamps to the text and plates in each volume. The fold out map is present and has been pasted to a backing sheet for reinforcement. Occasional marks to the text, a few words were underlined in pencil (now erased), one page has a few short tears to the edges with old repairs, one page has a long tear with an old repair. The scarce first edition, contents are Good Plus, binding is Very Good Plus . Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. xv, 373 + viii, [2], 344

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        THE MONK OF THE MOUNTAINS, or, a Description of the Joys of Paradise: Being the Life and Wonderful Experience of an Aged Hermit, Who Was Taken By His Deceased Friend to the First Heaven, and There Shown the Beauties and

      Downey & Brouse, Printers Indianapolis 1866. [1st printing] 1866. Full title reads: "And there Shown the Beauties and Happiness of the SPIRIT LAND, with the Destiny & Condition of the Nations of the Earth For One Hundred Years to Come, by the HERMIT HIMSELF." Brown cloth; 256pp., frontis with tissue guard; marbled edges A science fiction utopian novel: spirit journey to an Edenic land with graceful cities; a marvelous telescope enables the hermit to view the future; huge iron vehicles, driven by steam run at speeds of over 100 miles an hour; robots perform various labors; airships and pneumatic trains; numerous future wars with a form of missiles; utopian and dystopian visions (Wright II, 1729a, citing only the HEH copy)(Sargent, Utopian Literature, , p.28). Neat ownership name on front pastedown; corner tips worn and exposed; some creasing to upper text paper; hinges sound, text paper white, free from foxing; tissue guard yellowed and wrinkled; spine lettering faded; boards clean; pages slightly warped. A genuine rarity. First Edition Hard Cover Good to Very Good-

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        Albany Law School Class Album

      New York 1866 - Full morocco, "Autographs" stamped in gilt on upper board; 8vo (130 x 195 mm); contains 138 small albumen photographs (oval, each about 32 mm at the longest diameter) of law students and faculty, mounted to the recto and verso. All are signed by the subject, sometimes also listing his birthplace, religion, and political affiliations, and sometimes including an inscription. The first 3 leaves are signed by the founders of the school, Ira Harris, Amasa J. Parker, and Amos Dean. Contemporary plain paper covering (home-made dust jacket), signed by A. J. Clarke, and with a laid-in letter 1867 addressed to him by John T. Pope and G. M. Thompson, who became lawyers in the city after graduation. The letter lays out what Clarke ought to expect in terms of practicing in NYC (what his expenses might be, where to find a room), and offers a little gossip on some fellow classmates. Worthy of further study -- this album includes students who went on to have distinguished legal careers, and it's interesting to to see where they came from and (occasionally, via the letter) where they wound up. Binding worn and a bit warped (perhaps due to water-damage); home-made dust jacket soiled and torn; slight wave to text block. Contents, however, remain nice and bright. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Obras de Cervantes. Novísima Edición. [Contiene: La Galatea. La Gitanilla. El amante liberal. Rinconete y Cortadillo. La española inglesa. El LicenciadoVidriera. La fuerza de la sangre. El celoso extremeño. La ilustre fregona. Las dos doncellas. La Señora Cornelia. El casamiento engañoso. Coloquio de los perros. La tía fingida. Trabajos de Persiles y Segismunda. Viaje del Parnaso. Poesías sueltas]

      Madrid, Imprenta de Gaspar y Roig, Editores, 1866 [Biblioteca Ilustrada de Gaspar y Roig]. 4to. mayor; 4 hs., 540 pp. Con numerosísimas ilustraciones entre el texto y cinco láminas aparte. Encuadernación de la época en media piel.

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        Oeuvres completes d'Augustin Fresnel publiee's par MM. Henry De Senarmont, Emile Verdet et Leonor Fresnel. Tome premier ( - troisieme)

      Imprimerie Royale 1866-70 3 voll. in 4, pp. (4) + XCIX + 804 + (2); (4) + 864 + (2); (4) + LXXV + 752 con 1 ritr. all'antip. e 19 tavv. f. t. alcune piu' volte rip. Intonso. Diffusa ed uniforme brunitura. Cart. ed. integra ma con segni d'uso e qualche manc. ai bordi. Edizione originale che raccoglie pressoche' tutte le opere del grande fisico. La prima parte dell'opera compresa nei primi due voll. e' dedicata agli studi di fisica pura e principalmente ai lavori sulla teoria della luce. La seconda parte, contenuta nel 3o tomo, contiene molti lavori di carattere piu' tecnico, in particolare dedicati alla realizzazione di fari. La maggior parte dei lavori di Fresnel era stata pubblicata su riviste di conseguenza, l'edizione di questa monumentale opera, permise di diffondere la conoscenza di questi studi basilari. Di grande importanza per le sue scoperte in campo fisico, fu la realizzazione di particolari integrali, detti appunto di Fresnel, grazie ai quali fu possibile studiare rifessione, rifrazione, interferenza e diffrazione ITA

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        7 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Wien und Cernobbio, um 1866. - Zusammen 17½ SS. auf 9 Bll. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten über u. a. die Unzuverlässigkeit von Kurieren "J'ai suivi votre conseil et je me suis adressé à l'Ambassade belge pour vous faire parvenir le libre en question. Mais Mr O'Sullivan m'a fait dire qu'il n'y a plus de couriers et que l'on envoie memes les depeches par la poste - et la voie ordinaire. - J'ai donc envoyé l'exemplaire par la librairie de Mess. Serow, fils et on m'a promit de vous le faire parvenir d'une maniereaccéllerée, desorte que j'espere que ces lignes vous en trouveront déjà en possession de l'objet desiré." Sollte der Adressat seine Artikel rezensieren, bittet Scherzer um ein Exemplar: "Si vous trouverez occasion de faire quelques articles officiels sur le Chapitre " Java " ou " Chine " (Hongkong et Shanghai) ayez la complaisance de m'en envoyer un exemplaire." (18. Dezember). Mitunter fungiert Scherzer als Fürsprecher:"Je vous remercie de votre bonté et vous remet la reponse de Mr Friedländer. Cela n'empêche pas cependant que vous ecriviez des correspondances tant qu'il a quelque chose importante à communiquer. - Le ministre était enchanté de votre article sur Sa brochure et vous en est très reconnaissant." (17. November) Auch verleiht er seiner Sorge um den politischen Zustand Österreichs Ausdruck: "L'état politique de mon pauvre pays me fait tant de peine que je suis reellement souffrant depuis deux mois. Si on ne fait pas des efforts immenses - je crois reellement que l'Autriche est perdue - finis Austriae ! Toutes les provinces se detachent l'une après l'autre - formant des etatsindependants et la partie allemande gravitera vers le Sud de l'Allemagne et sera probablement mieux gouvernée et plus prospère - -" (22. September). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ORCHARD KNOB FROM MISSION RIDGE

      [1866].. Albumen photograph from a negative taken in 1864 or 1866, 10 5/8 x 14 1/16 inches, on period card mount, 18 x 21 3/4 inches. Captioned in pencil in the lower margin, later label on verso. Very good. Matted. This image was used by Barnard in his PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN (plate 10), but is here separately printed at a contemporary date in slightly larger format than the image in the book and on a period mount with manuscript caption. The image is among the most iconic from the work, here with wonderful contrast and tone. "PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN is a remarkable work of great symbolic, historic, and artistic power. It is a result of a complex interweaving of Barnard's personal vision, nineteenth-century pictorial conventions, and larger ideas about war and the American landscape. The album was the most ambitious project of Barnard's career, and has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of photography" ?- Davis, p.170. Barnard's album, titled PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN, embraces scenes of the occupation of Nashville, the great battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas (1866). This album, together with Alexander Gardner's PHOTOGRAPHIC SKETCHBOOK OF THE CIVIL WAR (1866), are the two greatest photographic monuments of the Civil War. Between them, they contain some of the most famous images of the War. The present image offers a poignant reminder of the trail of destruction left across the Confederacy by General William T. Sherman's army in 1864 to 1865 during his famous campaign from Nashville to Chattanooga then Atlanta and so to Savannah and the sea, then by-passing Charleston, north to Columbia. In the meantime a smaller force had occupied Charleston and Fort Sumter. To the North, the military campaign was brilliant, bold and decisive - an event worthy of the present monumental album. T o the South, it was vicious, bloody, and destructive. Barnard's album would be the first great landscape photobook, "but it is a wounded, brutalized land - gouged and scarred and broken. Its tone is stoically calm, yet bleak, and is all the more so for being so lucidly understated...[Barnard] shows himself to have been one of the finest landscape photographers, treating those culturally loaded Civil War sites - already in the process of becoming mythic when he pictured them - with respect, but also with a matter- of-factness that is heroic in itself, and served to punctuate the hyperbole of myth" (Parr and Badger). Keith F. Davis, GEORGE N. BARNARD PHOTOGRAPHER OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN (Kansas City, 1990). Parr and Badger, THE PHOTOBOOK: A HISTORY, Vol. I, p.45.

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        The Quarterly journal of agriculture. Vol. 1. May 1828 - August 1829. [to] Vol. XIII. June 1842 - March 1843. [and continued as] Journal of agriculture. New series. July 1843 - March 1845. [to] July 1865 - April 1866.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood., 1837 - 1866. - Together 25 vols., 8vo, occasional plates and illus. in text, rebound modern boards, ex-library the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen, occasional foxing, especially at closed fore-margins, some very occasional dust soiling. [A further four volumes were published in a third series to 1868] [Image shows part of the set] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orchard Knob from Mission Ridge

      1866 - Albumen photograph from a negative taken in 1864 or 1866, 10 5/8 x 14 1/16 inches, on period card mount, 18 x 21 3/4 inches. Captioned in pencil in the lower margin, later label on verso. A stunning Civil War landscape image by Barnard. This image was used by Barnard in his Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign (plate 10), but is here separately printed at a contemporary date in slightly larger format than the image in the book and on a period mount with manuscript caption. The image is among the most iconic from the work, here with wonderful contrast and tone. "Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign is a remarkable work of great symbolic, historic, and artistic power. It is a result of a complex interweaving of Barnard's personal vision, nineteenth-century pictorial conventions, and larger ideas about war and the American landscape. The album was the most ambitious project of Barnard's career, and has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of photography" (Davis p.170). Barnard's album, titled Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, embraces scenes of the occupation of Nashville, the great battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas (1866). This album, together with Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the Civil War (1866) are the two greatest photographic monuments of the Civil War. Between them, they contain some of the most famous images of the War. The present image offers a poignant reminder of the trail of destruction left across the Confederacy by General William T. Sherman's army in 1864 to 1865 during his famous campaign from Nashville to Chattanooga then Atlanta and so to Savannah and the sea, then by-passing Charleston, north to Columbia. In the meantime a smaller force had occupied Charleston and Fort Sumter. To the North, the military campaign was brilliant, bold and decisive - an event worthy of the present monumental album. To the South, it was vicious, bloody and destructive. Barnard's album would be the first great landscape photobook, "but it is a wounded, brutalized land -- gouged and scarred and broken. Its tone is stoically calm, yet bleak, and is all the more so for being so lucidly understated . [Barnard] shows himself to have been one of the finest landscape photographers, treating those culturally loaded Civil War sites -- already in the process of becoming mythic when he pictured them -- with respect, but also with a matter-of-factness that is heroic in itself, and served to punctuate the hyperbole of myth" (Parr and Badger). Keith F. Davis, George N. Barnard Photographer of Sherman's Campaign (Kansas City: 1990); Parr and Badger, The Photobook: A History , vol. I, p. 45.

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        Military History of Wisconsin / Copy of [Shiloh] Lt O A Southmayd

      Chicago: Clarke & Co., 1866 Chicago: Clarke & Co., 1866. First Edition. Large, thick octavo, 1,022 pp. with 12 steel engraved portraits. Full calf, two gilt-lettered black morocco spine labels. Covers very scuffed, spine ends and tips of corners worn bare, amateur tape repair at joints, front hinge, and verso of title page. Blind stamp of the Historical Society of Montana, as well as its spine-affixed label. The name of O.A. Southmayd [2nd Lt., I Company, 18th Wisconsin Regiment] is stamped on front and back covers, making this presumably his copy. Overall, just Good; contents, however, are VG+ to NF. Association copy of the extremely rare 1866 first edition of E.B. Quiner's much sought-after compendium of factual information on the title subject, one which has been so admired that a year 2000 reprint has recently been published, sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Civil War Round Table. Quiner covers virtually every detail of every Wisconsin regiment in his famous opus, making it a Civil War specific reference source unexceeded in information quality and quantity, to the point that even genealogists seek it. O.A. Southmayd, whose name is stamped into the calf leather covers, front and back, was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 18th Wisconsin Regiment during its courageous and famous performance at the battle of Shiloh, where he ultimately was one of eleven commissioned officers captured at the culmination of the intense Hornet's Nest action there (more at: 18th Wisconsin). This copy was presumably either presented to him or stamped by him afterwards, more likely the former. With that status, clearly not replaceable. L18

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        Autograph Manuscript, signed ("Geo Rogers Howell") of his THE EARLY HISTORY OF SOUTHAMPTON, L I , NEW YORK

      [Published New York: J.N. Hallock, 1866. Lithograph ("Presbyterian Church Southampton L.I. built 1707) affixed to front free endpaper; 218 pp. (erratic pagination) on ruled notepaper. Working manuscript, with numerous corrections and deletions, and with 8 pp. of related notes and material loosely laid-in. 4to (10 x 8 inches). Bound in half black morocco with gilt-stamped title. Binding rubbed with loss to spine ends, author's bookplate. Lithograph ("Presbyterian Church Southampton L.I. built 1707) affixed to front free endpaper; 218 pp. (erratic pagination) on ruled notepaper. Working manuscript, with numerous corrections and deletions, and with 8 pp. of related notes and material loosely laid-in. 4to (10 x 8 inches). Howell's (1833-1899) working manuscript of THE FIRST HISTORY OF NEW YORK'S FIRST ENGLISH SETTLEMENT, with additional genealogical data and tables not included in the 1866 first edition, and a variant set of appendices. A groundbreaking history by this native son, who later became head librarian of the State University of New York. An expanded second edition of his book was published in 1887 by Munsell.

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        Croquis d` architecture. Publication mensuelle. Rue de la Sorbonne 6. I ére annee - XII érne annee (1. bis 12. Jahrgang) gebunden in 6 Bänden. I. / II. Mai 1866 - Avpril 1868 ; III. / IV. Mai 1868 - Avpril 1870 ; V. / VI. Mai 1870 - Dezembre 1872 ;

      Paris 1866 - 1878, VII. / VIII. Janvier 1873 - Dezembre 1874 ; IX. / X. Janvier 1875 - Dezembre 1876 ; XI. / XII. Janvier 1877 - Dezembre 1878 ; - Groß Folio, 37 x 54 cm, dekorative ganzseitige Lithographien, brauner HLeder. / Ecken der Zeit, goldgeprägter Rücken, marmor. Einband, Kanten u. teilweise Deckel berieben u. vereinzelt fleckig, Vor-/Nachsatz jeweils fleckig, Bd I./II. Blattränder gering ausgefranst, Bände sonst in gutem Zustand, kräftige Drucke in unterschiedlicher Farbtönung. Grandement le Folio, 37 x 54 cm, lithographies ganzseitige décoratives, de cuirs demi bruns/coins du temps, de dos goldgepraegter, couverture marmorierter, affiler et en partie couverture berieben et isole, nachsatz/pré-, légèrement effiloché fleckig respectivement fleckig Vol. I/iièmes bords de feuille, volumes d'ailleurs dans un bon état, de pressions fortes dans un retentissement de couleurs différent . Sprache: fr

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        Autograph letter signed.

      No place, 13. VI. 1866.. 1 p. 8vo.. To an unnamed addressee whose book she is waiting for: "Cher ami, Je suis a Nohant et j'attends votre beau volume. Il m'en faut un pour ici et un pour Palaiseau [ ]. Mais j'accepte celui de Nohant et j'achete celui de [illegible]. J'ai ainsi deux collections que je crois indispensable [sic] a quiconque n'a pas le corps ou l'esprit cul de jatte. J'ai trouve mes enfants heureux. Ma petite fille superbe et bonne et polie. [ ]".

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        Du costume militaire des Français en 1446

      Paris, Aug. Aubry, 1866.. Crown quarto (26 x 20.5cm). Pp. viii, 91. Plus 7 lithograph plates of which 2 are folding (one as frontispiece). Four plates of weapons and accoutrement are bound at end, with preceding detailed explanation. Hardcover, bound in handsome contemporary three-quarter black calf and marbled boards, spine with gilt roll tooled raised bands between six compartments, each of five compartments with gilt fleuron within double-ruled gilt frame and four floral corners, sixth compartment lettered and dated in gilt; gilt ruled sides, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. With the original printed wrappers bound-in. In a very fine condition. Excellent large-paper copy, fresh interior, attractive binding. ~ First edition. Marquis René de Belleval (1837-1900). Printed on laid, watermarked wide-margined paper by J. Quentin. All lithographs by H. Legrand. Provenance: from the bequest of renown arms- and armour collector and author, Max Dreger, with his exquisite gilded lithograph bookplate, by K. Ochs, and with some neat annotations in pencil. Max Dreger (1852-1929) was director of the firm Friedrich Krupp in Essen. An expert in the technique of arms and a well known collector of swords and daggers, he assembled an important library of military treatises on fortification and artillery, as well as a small collection of books on Japanese weapons and armour. In 1950 his collection of books was acquired by The Royal Armoury, the oldest museum in Sweden which was established by King Gustav II Adolph in 1628.

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        The PRINCE'S PROGRESS And Other Poems

      MacMillan, London 1866 - viii, 216 pp. Gilt bright. A bit cocked. Binder's ticket to rear eps. A pleasing VG - VG+ copy. Green cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine and gilt design stamped to front & back boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Waldlandschaft mit umgestürztem Baum, Stromschnelle und Wanderer.

      - Bleistift, auf Velin, unten monogrammiert und datiert „AvW 1866". 31:23,5 cm. Die 1866 datierte Zeichnung ist während des Aufenthaltes in Karlsruhe entstanden, wo er seit 1866 in der Nowackanlage 8 wohnte. Der Berliner Maler studierte 1859-1862 an der Berliner Akademie unter A. von Klöber (1793-1864), 1862-1864 an der Karlsruher Akademie bei J.W. Schirmer (1807-1863) und L. Des Coudres (1820-1878). In dieser Zeit schloß er sich eng an seinen Schwiegervater A. Schrödter (1805-1875) an. Aufenthalte in Paris 1867 und in Rom 1868/69 folgten. 1870/71 war er während des Deutsch-Französischen Krieges Maler im deutschen Hauptquartier. Seit 1871 war er in Berlin ansässig, wo er 1875 zum Direktor der Akademie ernannt wurde. 1887-1895 war er Vorsitzender des Vereins Berliner Künstler.

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        7 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Wien und Cernobbio, um 1866.. Zusammen 17½ SS. auf 9 Bll. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten über u. a. die Unzuverlässigkeit von Kurieren "J'ai suivi votre conseil et je me suis adresse a l'Ambassade belge pour vous faire parvenir le libre en question. Mais Mr O'Sullivan m'a fait dire qu'il n'y a plus de couriers et que l'on envoie memes les depeches par la poste - et la voie ordinaire. - J'ai donc envoye l'exemplaire par la librairie de Mess. Serow, fils et on m'a promit de vous le faire parvenir d'une maniereaccelleree, desorte que j'espere que ces lignes vous en trouveront deja en possession de l'objet desire." Sollte der Adressat seine Artikel rezensieren, bittet Scherzer um ein Exemplar: "Si vous trouverez occasion de faire quelques articles officiels sur le Chapitre " Java " ou " Chine " (Hongkong et Shanghai) ayez la complaisance de m'en envoyer un exemplaire." (18. Dezember). Mitunter fungiert Scherzer als Fürsprecher:"Je vous remercie de votre bonte et vous remet la reponse de Mr Friedländer. Cela n'empeche pas cependant que vous ecriviez des correspondances tant qu'il a quelque chose importante a communiquer. - Le ministre etait enchante de votre article sur Sa brochure et vous en est tres reconnaissant." (17. November) Auch verleiht er seiner Sorge um den politischen Zustand Österreichs Ausdruck: "L'etat politique de mon pauvre pays me fait tant de peine que je suis reellement souffrant depuis deux mois. Si on ne fait pas des efforts immenses - je crois reellement que l'Autriche est perdue - finis Austriae ! Toutes les provinces se detachent l'une apres l'autre - formant des etatsindependants et la partie allemande gravitera vers le Sud de l'Allemagne et sera probablement mieux gouvernee et plus prospere - -" (22. September).

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        A special "Premium Engraving" of F B Carpenter's rendering of Lincoln's first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation to his Cabinet

      New York, 1866. 32.25" x 21". "Engraving, THE FIRST READING OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION BEFORE THE CABINET. (New York: F. B. Carpenter, 1866) 32.25"" x 21"" on a 33"" x 23.5"" sheet (visible) Engraved by Alexander Hay Ricthie after the painting by F. B. Carpenter and subtitled, ""From the original picture painted at the White House in 1864."" Moderate scattered foxing and a few soiled spots, else fine condition and housed in a simple black frame with matching matting. Not examined out of frame.Additionally identified in the footer as a ""Premium Engraving from the Independent,"" the subjects of the portrait are identified just below the engraving and includes Edwin M Stanton, Samuel P Chase, President Lincoln, Gideon Welles, Caleb Smith, William H Seward, Montgomery Blair and Edward Bates."

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        Catalogue of the Surgical Section of the United States Army Medical Museum. [bound with] Catalogue of the Medical Section [bound with] Catalogue of the Microscopical Section. 3 Parts in One Volume

      Government Printing Office, Washington 1866 - 664pp; 136pp; 161pp. Plates and line drawings. Catalogue of the Medical and the Microscopical sections published in 1867. Prepared under the Direction of the Surgeon General U.S. Army. Language: eng G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with corner and outer joint wear. Text block firm. Some scattered browning and darkening to page edges. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with minimal marking [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photographer Alexander Gardner, together with over forty of Washington's luminaries, pay tribute to one of America's earliest strongmen and fitness gurus: Abner S. Brady

      Washington, May 9, 1866. 7.75" x 9.75". "Rare Letter Signed, ""Alex Gardner,"" ""Ward H Lamon,"" ""Ely S. Parker,"" together with forty other Washington notables, 3 pages, 7.75"" x 9.75"", Washington, May 9, 1866, addressed to strongman and gymnast Abner S. Brady inviting him to a benefit at Grover's Theatre in Washington to be held in his honor. Moderate toning from dampstain, some glue and blue ink remnants on verso of page one, small hole at top left of page one not affecting text, usual folds, else very good.The letter reads in full: ""We the undersigned, members & friends of your Gymnasium, in the high appreciation in which you are held by us, as well for your indefatigable zeal in promoting the physical well being of all who have placed themselves under your instruction & care, as for your uniformly genial and exemplary deportment as a citizen, have determined on the night of the 28th inst at Grover's Theatre, to tender to you a complimentary benefit, and for this purpose have already engaged the building. We propose in addition to the giving a full Gymnastic Exhibition to vary the entertainment with choice music, to the end that our efforts may prove a decided success. Please advise us of your approval or otherwise of our action in this matter."" Within two years of affixing his extremely rare signature to this letter, Alexander Gardner left photography to start an insurance business. Interestingly enough, just above Gardner's signature is that of fellow photographer John Goldin who created the print, Death Bed of Lincoln / April 15, 1865. Other luminaries who added their signature to the invitation include Ward Hill Lamon (1828-1893) a personal friend of Lincoln and self-appointed bodyguard; Henry Clay Ford (1844-1915) brother of John T. Ford, and stage manger of Ford's Theatre at the time of Lincoln's assassination (Ford was the one who informed John Wilkes Booth that Lincoln would be attending Ford's Theatre the evening of April 14, 1865); Ely S. Parker (1828-1895) U.S. Grant's military secretary during the Civil war, the last Grand Sachem of the Iroquois, and the first Native American to head the Bureau of Indian Affairs; Grant's aide-de-camp, P.T. Hudson; Richard Wallach (1816-1881) the first Republican Mayor of Washington (1861-68) who oversaw the police response to Lincoln's assassination; and William E. Chandler (1835-1917) as Solicitor and Judge Advocate General of the Navy (later served as Secretary of the Navy in the Arthur Administration).Abner S. Brady (c. 1835 - 1890) assumed management of the Washington Gymnasium in 1864. Located on the corer of Louisiana Avenue and West 9th Street, the facility was established in 1857 by L. W. Shattuck, and featured a large hall, approximately 70 by 55 feet, with ""an elliptical race-course, about sixty yards in length... designed for exercise in running, after the manner of the ancients... The rest of the hall is occupied with every variety of gymnastic apparatus..."" (The States, Washington, June 5, 1857, 3). Brady, an early 'strongman' and fitness guru, got his start in New York, where he ran ""Abner S. Brady's Zouave Manufactory"" on St. Mark's place, ""where the soldiers of the Seventh Regiment are exercised far beyond drilling, and where all civilians who see fit to join are greatly strengthened for the battle of life..."" (New York Times, February 15, 1861) Brady was a member of the regiment himself, joining in 1854 and resigning in 1863. In recognition of his contributions, the regiment awarded him with a medal (National Republican, Washington, August 16, 1864, 2).There must have been a scramble among the organizers of the Grover's Theatre benefit as it would appear that the ""28th inst."" was not going to work for Mr. Brady. Plans were soon adjusted and the fete for the celebrated strongman and gymnast was instead held on June 4, 1866 at Grover's Theatre (today known as the National Theatre), in a grand concert (in which Brady's wife sang soprano), and Mr. Brady himself performed an ""EXHIBITION OF GYMNASTICS"" together with ""FORTY of his best Pupils, surpassing any professionals in the country..."" (Evening Star, Washington, June 4, 1866). After a few more years in Washington, Brady gravitated back to New York, which by 1869 had become caught up in the craze for velocipedes?"the precursor to the modern bicycle. The following year, Brady opened a new venue in Jersey City, New Jersey offering ""Brady's Curriculum, Gymnasium, Velocipedes, Bowling, Shooting, Ice Cream &c &c."". Brady appears again in the news 1871, again in Jersey City, New Jersey where he & another man were arrested for assaulting a black man. Brady was acquitted, but his treasurer, Robert Beggs was convicted of ""a simple assault."" (""Velocipede Notes,"" New York Herald, June 7, 1869, 10; Jersey Journal, June 13, 1879, 2; Ibid, January 5, 1871, 1; Ibid, February 11, 1871, 4 ).Following this ugly incident Brady appears to have returned to New York where in 1876 he established the ""Health-Lift Company"" in Union Square which marketed a novel exercise machine. After this point, Brady disappears from the news, On April 30, 1890 Brady died of consumption. His funeral was held at the Marble Collegiate Church on Fifth Avenue on May 3. Members of the Lafayette Post of the G.A.R. organized the service (Daily Graphic, New York, December 11, 1876, 7; New York Tribune, May 3, 1890, 7)."

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        Anna Sophia A Morska Morska. Daß obenstehende Ahnen sowohl väterlicher- als mütterlicherseits der Kandidatinn Hochwohlgeborenen Fräulein Anna Sophie zw. Nahmen von Morsko Morska, derselben Stammfolge, Wappen, Schild und Helm in Farben und Stellung, auch

      . in der Filiation oder Deszendenz ihre vollkommene Richtigkeit haben...und an Eidestatt der Wahrheit zur Steuer bezeugen, gegeben zu Lemberg am 18. Oktober 1866. Hangezeichneter Stammbaum mit 17 farbigen und goldgehöhten Wappen sowie 4 angehängten. Siegeldöschen der 4 unterzeichnenden Zeugen, 45x60 cm. *Sehr schöner, fein ausgeführter Stammbaum auf Velin. *Ukraine / Lwiw / Genealogie / 19. Jahrhundert / Heraldik / Wappen

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        Biography of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort, Compiled from Letters and Memoranda

      London: Printed for Private Circulation by Smith, Elder and Co, 1866. First edition. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait and 14 tipped in original photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full green morocco gilt extra, maroon morocco doublures, t.e.g. by the Harcourt Bindery. Spine toned to brown, else fine. In open-faced slipcase. First edition. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait and 14 tipped in original photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. WITH 14 ORIGINAL PHOTOS, INSCRIBED TO PRINCIPAL OF ST. ANDREWS. Inscribed on blank preliminary leaf, "For the Reverend John Tullock D.D., Principal of St. Andrews, from Victoria, Balmoral Sept 22 1867." The Principal is the chief executive of the University.

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        Isola Pescatori Lago Maggiore

      Lago Maggiore 1866 - Classica veduta inglese della seconda metà dell'800, alquanto fantastica nella composizione architettonica del primo piano mm 245x595

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        Die Verwaltungslehre (7 Bände).

      Stuttgart, Cotta, Mischauflage 1866/69.. Halblederbände der Zeit, 22 x 14,5 cm,. Einbände teils berieben. Jeweils mit dem Ex Libris von "Carl Theodor" von Bayern.

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        in Cyrillic:] Refleksy golovnago mozga.

      St Petersburg, A. Golovachov, 1866 - 8vo (171 x 115 mm), pp [iv] ii 186; a very good copy in calf-backed boards printed with the bookseller's label ('Biblioteka Semennikovykh' in Cyrillic) and address and with their stamp on first page. £3250First edition in book form of Sechenov's greatest work, 'The Reflexes of the Brain', in which the physiological bases of various psychic processes are described. Sechenov (1829-1905), 'the father of Russian physiology [as Pavlov designated him], made his greatest contributions to neurophysiology in his studies of reflex activity of the brain. Sechenov considered that cerebral reflex activity arose from stimulation of peripheral sense organs, was mediated through the psychic realm and was the source of voluntary actions. He believed further that reflex activity could be modulated by other brain centers, particularly the midbrain, which he believed could produce inhibition' (McHenry, Garrison's History of neurology p 226).This work was first published in the medical journal Meditsinsky Vestnik, nos 47-48, in 1863. Censors had forced Sechenov to change the intended title 'An attempt to introduce physiology as the basis of psychic processes' to 'Reflexes of the brain'. When the book was published it was considered subversive to public morals and social order, and Sechenov was indicted, but the charges were dropped the following year. The book was immediately attacked by philosophers and psychologists, who objected to his assertion that psychological activity had a physiological basis.Sechenov proposed 'the theory of cerebral behavior mechanisms, according to which all conscious and unconscious acts are reflexes in terms of their structure ("means of origin"). This theory provided the basis for the development of neurophysiology and objective psychology in Russia, including the investigations of Pavlov and Bekhterev' (DSB). 'The immediate reaction to Sechenov's theory of brain reflexes as one of opposition, but support for it soon came. His thesis that psychic phenomena were akin to the essentially somatic acts that constituted nervous activity found an important supporter in his fellow countryman Pavlov, who described Sechenov's monograph on Reflexes of the brain as "an attempt, brilliant and truly extraordinary for the time . to picture our subjective world in a purely physiological aspect"' (Clark and O'Malley, The human brain and spinal cord p 366). Pavlov's investigations of conditioned reflexes was directly inspired by this work.The Harvard catalogue gives the date of publication as 1867, with the following note: 'for date of publication see N. Kanevets "Tsenzura i nauka," in Russkiia vedomosti (1905, 116, 5)'.Haymaker and Schiller, Founders of neurology, pp 265-66 ('a classic'); Parkinson p 362; OCLC lists copies at UCLA, Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine, New York Academy of Medicine, and University of Washington, Harvard

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