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        Elements of International Law. Eighth Edition.

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company 1866. - Tan cloth hardcover 6 x 9 1/2 inches, with red title label on spine, black lower label with edition and Dana also on spine. There is a bookbinder's stamp on the front pastedown stating rebound 1912. The cover is spotted and spine is darkened, but not much wear on spine ends, some moderate wear on corners and edges. Small law library stamp appears in three or four places, with a number on the Editor's Preface page, otherwise I see no writing; however there could be a margin mark or so. Text paper is aging a bit, but pliable, book tight, pages clean. This was carefully used, as I saw no creases, or tears, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kate Keller]
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        The Miscellaneous Botanical Works

      The Ray Society, London 1866 - 2 vols. Pp viii, 612; viii, 786. Half morocco, raised bands. Teg. Raised bands a little rubbed. A handsome copy from the library of Tarradale House with its bookplates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Hughes, Arthur] Enoch Arden

      Moxon, London 1866 - First Illustrated Edition. Frontispiece portrait by Thomas Woolner and 26 superb wood engravings by ARTHUR HUGHES. Original blue cloth with magnificent gilt stamped design on both covers and spine. Royal 8vo, beveled edges, 81pp on thick card paper. Expertly recased with almost no signs of repair. Spine sl. darkened. Occasional foxing, mostly to one tissue guard, internally clean and bright. Blue cloth (versus green cloth variant) is considered the rarer state. Fredeman 93.5

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        LE PASSAGE DE L'ARGUILLERE, OU LE GUE DES CROIX, SUR LE CENS, A SAUTRON (LOIRE-INFERIEURE)

      1866 - Gravures eau-forte à l'encre noire, format total : 42,5 centimètres de large par 32 centimètres de haut, format de la gravure seule : 38,8 centimètres de large par 28 centimètres de haut, fait à Sautron en 1866, Emmanuel Phélippes-Beaulieu, Dessinateur et Graveur Amateur est né à nantes en 1829 (Bénézit tome 8 page 280), en parfait état(good condition).

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        Griffith Gaunt or JealousyIn Three Volumes

      London - Chapman and Hall 1866 - A smartly bound set of fictional works from prolific victorian writer, Charles Reade. First edition. With volumes two and three featuring the original half titles. Charles Reade was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth. Reade began his literary career as a dramatist, and he chose to have dramatist stand first in the list of his occupations on his tombstone. As an author, he always had an eye to stage effect in scene and situation as well as in dialogue. With English classical scholar, Benjamin Bickley Rogers, armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of every volume. Rogers translated all the plays of Aristophanes, reproducing the Greek metres in the English version. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Rebound in half calf bindings with marbled boards and gilt designs to the spines. Externally, generally smart, with some light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from some instances of verylight foxing. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Naturalist in Vancouver Island and British Columbia. In two volumes.

      Richard Bentley, London 1866 - Two volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1866. First edition. xiv,[ii],358; vii,[iii],375,[1]pp. Frontispiece and title-page vignette to each volume, and a further nine plates. §The author was Naturalist to the British North American Boundary Commission. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration with design of fishes to upper covers, edges untrimmed. Several very slight surface marks to spine of volume one. A very good, bright set surviving in unsually excellent condition in the original cloth. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged - PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        Ludwig XIV., frz. Louis XIV, Louis le Grand (Saint-Germain-en-Laye 05. 09. 1638 - 01. 09. 1715 Versailles). König von Frankreich und Navarra, genannt "der Sonnenkönig", frz. le Roi-Soleil. seit 1643. Szene in einem prunkvollen Saal mit Moliere, umgeben von Beratern und Dienern, "Louis XIV et Moliere".

      . Stahlstich v. Edouard Girandet n. J.L. Gerome b. Goupil & Cie.,, dat. 1866, 42,5 x 73,5. Er gilt als klassischer Vertreter des höfischen Absolutismus. Der Leitsatz des Absolutismus "L'Etat, c'est moi! - Der Staat bin ich!" wird ihm jedoch fälschlicherweise zugeschrieben. Er festigte die Macht der Krone durch den Ausbau der Verwaltung, durch die Bekämpfung der Opposition des Adels und durch die Förderung der französischen Wirtschaft. Die Hofkultur wurde ganz auf die Person des Herrschers zugeschnitten. Der König förderte Künste und Wissenschaften, was eine Blütezeit der französischen Kultur zur Folge hatte. Ludwig XIV. vertrat eine expansive und kriegerische Außenpolitik, so dass Frankreich unter seiner Regierung eine stark dominierende Stellung in Europa gewann. Mit zweiundsiebzig Jahren auf dem Thron war er das am längsten amtierende Staatsoberhaupt in der Geschichte Europas.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Felix Holt the Radical

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1866. 3 volumes, octavo. Original tan cloth, decoration to boards in blind, titles to spines gilt, yellow coated endpapers, all edges untrimmed. Small contemporary bookseller's labels to each front pastedown, tips of cloth just a trifle rubbed, spines minutely darkened, an excellent set. First edition. Carter's "A" binding, the earliest. The novel takes for its subject and milieu the upheavals of society at the time of the first Reform Act of 1832, a scene to which she would return in the opening of Middlemarch.

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        CINCINNATI & SONORA MINING ASSOCIATION. GEOLOGICAL REPORT AND MAP OF THE SAN JUAN DEL RIO RANCHE, IN SONORA, MEXICO. ALSO REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE, STATISTICS OF SILVER MINING, TRANSCRIPT OF TITLE, &c.

      Cincinnati: Wrightson & Co., 1866. - 86pp. plus two folding maps. Presentation binding of dark blue morocco with red inlays, boards paneled and tooled in gilt, spine gilt, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Boards scuffed and bowed, front joint weak. Internally very clean and very good. A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Senor M. Romero. Minister of the Mexican Republic. Washington DC. With the compliments of the Cincinnati & Sonora Land and Mining Association, Sept. 14, 1866." Cherry was a mining engineer who produced several reports on mineral deposits in various areas of the United States, and who authored other works for the Cincinnati and Sonora Mining Association (see Sabin, Howes, and the Streeter sale, all of whom list other works, but not the present title). Cherry's report is illustrative of a post-Civil War boomlet of interest in the mineral wealth of the Sonora region of northern Mexico (doubtless aided by a rumor that the United States might annex it). Cherry writes glowingly of the potential mineral wealth of the area while downplaying the threat from hostile Apaches, objections from the Mexican government, and a shortage of labor. The geological report is quite thorough, and the maps show a portion of "Cherry's Traveling Military Map of Sonora" and the Ranche San Juan del Rio. OCLC locates ten copies. Scarce. OCLC 3502151.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Rudiments of natural philosophy and astronomy: designed for the younger classes in academies. And for common schools. Volume I [all published].

      in the second year of Kei-ou [1866], Yedo [i.e. Tokyo] - 12mo, pp. viii, [9]-179; 94 woodcut diagrams and illustrations throughout illustrative of philosophical experiments; original cream printed wrappers, worn and soiled, but sound; worm-tracks neatly filled in 10 internal leaves with minor loss of letters (sense remains clear), as well as in wrappers (no loss). Olmsted was professor of natural philosophy and astronomy at Yale. Two parts were issued separately in the United States. I'm told only one part was ever issued in Japan. Not in OCLC. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        The London Cabinet Makers' Union Book of Prices

      London: West-End Cabinet Makers' Society printer Richard F Benbow 1866 - 4th edition (first 1811). Good HB 11" x 8.5". In original, very worn, sueded tan leather boards with stamped decoration, rebacked with new matching leather spine. Spine has 5 raised bands and original black/gilt leather title panel. New endpapers. All edges marbled. Three volumes in one: 474pp plus 8 plates of patterns, 2 mounted on cloth; plus 53pp "Book of Prices for Work not provided in the Union Book" (2nd edition 1863) with 6 plates; plus 27pp "Book of Prices for the most improved Extensible Dining Tables" (1866) with 9 plates. Price-tables are all printed single-sided, and many are cloth-backed. Engraved frontis plate. Foxing to prelims only, contents clean & tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nursery Rhymes: A Frog he would a wooing Go. From Original Designs by H. L. Stephens; The Five Little Pigs; Old Mother Hubbard; The House That Jack Built; The Fox and the Geese. [All]: From Original Designs by H. L. Stephens. [Five Parts bound together: 1865-66].

      [Frog]: New York. Published by Hurd & Houghton 401Broadway cor. Walker St. 1865 [Copyright: 1864]. Lithographed & Printed by Julius Bien. 24 Vesey St., New York. [Five Pigs]: 1866 [1866]; [Mother Hubbard]: 1865 [1865]; [Jack Built]: 1866 [1865]; [Fox/Geese]: 1865 [1864]. Five parts bound in one volume, all lithographed by Julius Bien. - Size of the binding: 7 4/8 in. x 9 5/8 in., five parts bound together, with the dates of 1865 & 1866 on the title-pages, and copyright dates as recorded above. Frog he would a wooing Go: [light blue thick paper sheet], printed title-page, with circular lithographic design, followed by [16] unnumbered pages, with 15 illustrations printed back-to-back, on tan or tan/gray backgrounds; [brown thick paper sheet, added by binder], The Five Little Pigs, printed title-page with circular design, followed by [14] unnumbered pages with 14 illustrations; [light blue thick paper sheet], Old Mother Hubbard, printed title-page, with circular design, followed by [14] unnumbered pages with 14 illustrations; [lacking the thick paper separator page, which has been torn out]; The House that Jack Built, printed titlepage, with circular design, followed by [14] unnumbered pages with 14 illustrations; [brown thick paper sheet], The Fox and The Geese, printed title-page with circular design, followed by [14] unnumbered pages with 14 illustrations. All the images are printed on various light-toned tan, yellow-tan or gray backgrounds, with text in yellow-tan. The plate with illustrations 9 & 10 in the Frog title, shows a two inch vertical tear to the lower margin of the page/plate, not within the image. The plate margins show a few tan spots, fingermarks, light dusting, splitting or small tears along the gutter. Quarter-bound with light brown, polished calf on the spine, sides, and corner-pieces, with two raised bands on the spine, and a red morocco leather title label, near the top of the spine, gilt-lettered: NURSERY RHYMES, with other gilt decorations to the spine compartments, blindstamped borders to sides & corner-pieces, with tan and yellow marbled paper over boards, and matching marbled paper endpapers, blue marbled design on the book edges. Printed bookseller's label on the back marbled paste-down: Henry K. Van Siclen Bibliopole 95 Fifth Avenue N.Y. The inner hinges are cracked with some separation from the backing within the book, and between the parts, with wear and rubbing to the leather surfaces of the covers, damp stains (from a drinking glass) to the marbled paper on the front cover, tears, splits to flyleaves. A total of 71 Bien lithographic illustrations of H. L. Stephens' very detailed drawaings which feature many 19th century costume, and other details, and five Stephens' lithographic designs on the title-pages (which are not repeated in individual parts). Some of these nursery rhymes have some political & social satire evident in the drawings, with some ethnic stereotyping, and anti-immigration details present in The House that Jack Built, the versions of the rhymes (Five Little Pigs), are not always the now familiar ones. The various titles/parts are listed in Sinclair Hamilton's: Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers 1670-1870 (Volumes 1 & 2). The Library of Congress entry shows a two volume, 1866 Hurd & Houghton publication of Nursery Rhymes, described as having mounted plates Rare item. Not many individual titles in their original boards, or the titles bound together (this one, possibly for bookseller Henry K. Van Siclen), seem to have survived. Sold as an illustrated item only, with the defects as noted above. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A Fugitive General Presents His Memoir to a Confederate General, Who Then Adds his Marginalia

      Toronto, Canada 1866 - Signed Book. Presentation Copy of Early's A Memoir of the Last Year of the War for Independence. (Toronto: Lovell & Gibson, 1866). 144 pp., 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Throughout, the recipient, Confederate General William Payne, adds his own notes and extensive comments detailing battles, disagreeing with Early's assessments, correcting dates, and commenting on Early's character. Confederate General Jubal A. Early presented this copy of his memoir to fellow Confederate General William H. Payne inscribed on the title page: "General Payne/With the compliments of J A Early/Toronto C. W./Jany 10th 1867." Payne's ownership note, "William H. Payne from Lt Gen Early. 1867" appears on the front pastedown.Most ironically, Payne disagrees with Early's conclusion and assessment of Robert E. Lee at war's end:"These people have always been eager to claim that Genl Lee foresaw &c , was preparing &c &c for our defeat & give up the game. I never believed it of him, & I know that he felt that there was always time enough to sue for terms-that it was better to spin it out gloriously to the last then fall one hour to soon - "one hour of freedom is worth a whole eternity of bondage." " (pp. 137-138).However, Payne is blind to the true nature of bondage in the South. Despite all their claims to independence and states' rights, the South was ultimately fighting their so-called "war of independence" to extend the slave system as a way of life. Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens admitted as much in March 1861:"The new Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions-African slavery as it exists among us-the proper status of the negro in our form of civilization. This was the immediate cause of the late rupture and present revolution. .Our new Government is founded upon exactly the opposite ideas; its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests, upon the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery, subordination to the superior race, is his natural and moral condition."Other excerpts of Payne's extensive handwritten comments:"This was a very brilliant affair for our Cavalry. Some thought that more might have been made out of it. Questionable." (43)"Lees cavalry had not then reached the Valley & the criticism has no reference nor application to that division Page 78 B-76 B" (p. 75)"The skirmishing was incessant. I think I was under fire nearly every day for the month preceding battle of Winchester & confess I did not exactly understand it. It mystified me sometimes as much as the enemy. I often believed we were going to attack, when we were only bullying." ( p. 83)"This is true Early was badly slandered in this respect. I know personally, of my own observation, that he was entirely sober at Cedar Creek. I took a drink with him just as the attack on our left was made & I am strongly persuaded, it was his only drink that day." (p. 120)"The entire force was 650 of which 500 was Paynes Brigade, which alone was concerned in the attack. Its commander having taken the responsibility of making it after Genl Roper had proposed to abandon it. It was a complete success." (p. 127)Historical BackgroundFollowing the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, Early fled southwest to Texas in hopes of finding a Confederate force still in the field. Unsuccessful, he fled across the border into Mexico. From there he sailed to Cuba before settling in Toronto, Canada. He was officially pardoned in 1868 by President Andrew Johnson and returned to Virginia in 1869.William H. F. Payne enlisted as a private in the Confederate army shortly after the secession of his native Virginia and, by the end of the war, had risen to the rank of brigadier general.Jubal Anderson Early (1816-1894), graduated from West Point in 1837 and served briefly in the Second Seminole War (1835-1842) and the Mexican War (1846-1848) prior to the Civil War.At first against secessi. (See website for full description) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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        Traité des proprietés projectives des figures, ouvrage utile a ceux qui s'occupent des applications de la géometrie descriptive et d'opérations géometriques sur le terrain. Deuxième édition, revue, corrigée d'annotations nouvelles

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1866 - Second Edition. Full morocco. Two vols., 4to (275 × 225 mm), pp. xxxii, 428; viii, 452; 12 folding plates in the first volume, 6 folding plates in the second volume; a bright, clean, text, with only light spotting on a few pages; gilt edges; fine in gilt decorative panelled full morocco, inner gilt dentelles, gilt prize award to upper cover of first volume, 'Académie des Sciences. Prix Poncelet 1901. Mr Borel (Félix Edouard Justin Emile). Né le 7 janvier 1871 à Saint-Affrique (Aveyron).

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        ALL IN THE DARK. A NOVEL

      New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers,. 1866. Octavo, pp. [1] 2 [3-7] 8-107 [108: blank] [note first leaf lists 276 books in "Harper's Library of Select Novels," this being the last title listed], printed in double columns,. rebound without the original wrappers in plain maroon cloth.. Library label of the North Chelmsford Library Association affixed to. front paste-down, small label and pocket removed from rear endpapers,. small erasure to margin of title page (probably a library shelf. number), else no markings to text block, internally sound and quite. clean. Scarce. (#104452). First U.S. edition. Issued as volume 276 in Harper's Library of Select Novels. "This novel by Le Fanu satirizes the table-rapping and spiritualism that were so often staples in sensation fiction of the author's day. And it is interesting to note that Le Fanu, the great creator of Victorian horrors, was able to laugh at what is generally presented with considerable seriousness." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2- 57. Sadleir 1369.

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        A stunning collection of eight Connecticut Civil War reunion medals and ribbons from the Grand Army of the Republic and the Seventh Connecticut Regiment

      Various, 1866-1914 The Grand Army of the Republic, or GAR, was an organization composed of Civil War veterans from the Union Army. It was founded in 1866 in Decatur, Illinois, and finally disbanded in 1959, when its last member died. The GAR turned into the first, and a powerful, political advocacy group in American politics. At its peak it had more than 490,000 members. The Seventh Connecticut Volunteer Infantry was first banded together in New Haven on September 13, 1861 and was finally mustered out in the same city on July 20, 1865. There was a 36.4% casualty rate in the unit, and it served in various conflicts throughout the war. 1) The original GAR medal, originally affixed to an American flag ribbon. Approximately 1.75? in diameter. Has a beautiful relief of veterans joining hands around a family with the dates ?1861? and ?1866? inscribed in it. Fine condition.2) The ?26th National G.A.R. Encampment? Ribbon for the ?Stanley Post / No.11 / New Britain / Conn.? chapter of the GAR. 2.5

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        Redburn: His First Voyage. Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-Gentleman, in the Merchant Services

      Harper & Brothers. First edition.. Edges rubbed; erasure on the front paste-down; some light foxing; very good copy.. BAL 13660, so called second printing; Wright I, 1866; see Tanselle A Sample Bibliographical Description, with Commentary, pp. 1-30, for a discussion of the printing issues of Redburn. 12mo, original blind-stamped black cloth, gilt lettering. A saga of betrayal and disillusionment based on Melville's own early experiences in the South Seas. Bookplate of Estelle Doheny on the front paste-down. Contemporary inscription on the front free endpaper: ?Josiah O. Gregg / From his Aunt / Mrs. S. Greenleaf.? It is possible, but not probable that this is the celebrated Josiah Gregg of Santa Fe Trail fame, who at about the time Redburn was published was leading a grueling expedition in Northern California, where he died in February, 1850.

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        Maps Accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General land Office Part 2

      Washington: GPO, 1866. folio. 23 lithographed folding maps, hand-colored in outline. Bound in publishers original green half morrocco gilt. Raised in five bands at the spine. The maps linen-backed (as issued). Dampstaining to boards and in papers and preliminary pages, some staining to a few maps. Good. Includes a large map showing the entire continental U. S., as well as maps of the following states and territories - some the first accurate mappings of the regions: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Dakota, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Kansas/Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico/Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon and Washington. See Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West, 5: pages 181-184 for a lengthy discussion of the importance of these maps. Phillips 1388.. Atlas Rare Map Americana american West. Book.

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        Icones Euphorbiarum ou figures de cent vingt-deux espèces du Genre Euphorbia, dessinées et gravées par Heyland, avec des considérations sur la classification et la distribution géographique des plantes de ce genre.

      - Paris, V. Masson et Fils, 1866. Large folio (430 x 348mm). pp. 24, with 122 lithographed plates after Heyland. Publisher's printed wrappers (spine splitting). First and only edition. Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810-1885) was a Swiss botanist and traveller. A beautifully illustrated work on Euphorbia. 'Contains a few South African Euphorbia' (Kerkham, Southern African Botanical Literature, 71). 2 plates with some paper damage at the inner margin, occasional foxing.Stafleu & Cowan 610. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Morgane.

      Imp. |& Lib. Francisque Guyon 1866 - - Imp. & Lib. Francisque Guyon, Saint-Brieuc 1866, 16,5x25cm, broché. - Edition originale hors commerce imprimée à petit nombre et dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi de l'auteur. Dos factice habilement refait à l'identique des plats, petites déchirures angulaires et manques marginaux restaurés sur les plats, rares piqûres intérieures. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        How we spent the summer, or a, Voyage en zigzag in Switzerland and Tyrol with some members of the Alpine club: from the sketch book of one of the party.: Third edition re-drawn.

      Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer, London. 1866 - Famoso album impresso in litografia realizzato interamente con vignette commentate. L’itinerario nella parte italiana si snoda tra le più belle montagne del Tirolo e le Dolomiti venete. Disponibile altra copia con alcune fioriture, soprattutto alle prime carte per 350 Euro. Formato: [2] c., [1] c. geogr., 40 c. di tav., 36x27 cm, tela editoriale illustrata. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, allentato.

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        Blanchard's Map of Illinois and Parts of Adjacent States, Showing the Counties, Towns & Railroads

      1866 - This extremely rare pocket map was published in 1866 by Rufus Blanchard. Rufus Blanchard was one of the most well known map publishers in Chicago during the late nineteenth century. Blanchard was born in New England and his first job was a hunter & trapper in the Ohio wilderness. In 1849, Blanchard returned to New York and began his career in the map publication business with C. Morse, son of Samuel Morse, inventor of the telegraph. In 1854, he opened his map store in Chicago where he specialized in mapmaking, publishing as well as writing histories of Chicago, Cook County, and the Northwest Territories. Blanchard published the first of his many street guides in 1857 and continued to produce quality maps until his death in 1904. In 1867, Blanchard went into business with his 25 year old nephew, George F. Cram. The George F. Cram company is still a leader in the industry of maps and globes. This is a stunning, hand colored map of Illinois. It has 2 black & white illustrations of the Bald Eagle and the Chamber of Commerce building in Chicago. It also shows parts of Iowa and Missouri in great detail. It's in very good condition, with only one minor paper tear on the bottom border, as well as some minor paper loss in some of the folds.

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        The Soldier of Three Queens: A Narrative of Personal Adventure.

      London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1866 - 2 volumes octavo. Original red pebble-grain cloth, title gilt to spine, blind panelling to the boards, publisher's device in gilt to the centre of the upper boards, mid-green surface-paper endpapers. A little rubbed, spines a touch sunned, slight separation at the lower edge of the spine of volume I, both volumes with mild lean, volume I very slightly shaken, pale toning. First edition. Extremely uncommon - COPAC has BL, NLS, Oxford and Cambridge only - account of military service in the Miguelite and Carlist Wars, in India and in the Crimean. Henderson's father died heavily in debt, forcing him to seek his fortune in the merchant service. Encountering preparations for the expedition against Don Miguel, he attempted to join Colonel Bacon's corps, but "was for along time baffled" (author's Introduction), becoming instead " a sort of amphibious adventurer after the manner of the men who followed Garibaldi to South America." However, during his time at sea he had "the good fortune to be present when several rich prizes were captured," and was "one of those who took part in the action off Cape St. Vincent, in which the late Admiral Sir Charles Napier (then in his palmiest days) captured the Miguelite fleet." Returning to England when the war was over, he joined a cavalry regiment of the British Auxiliary Legion and "served until the termination of the war of succession in Spain." Back home he "became mixed up with some very fast gentlemen among the sporting celebrities of the day," rode steeplechases as a gentleman jockey, drove a fast coach on the Brighton Road, and frittered away his Iberian prize money. "I found myself one fine morning about as well to do as when I embarked on my first trip to sea." He enlists in the 15th Hussars, becomes an instructor in the school of riding, "but having no interest, could not obtain a commission," and tired of the "monotony of garrison life," volunteers for India where he joined the 12th Lancers. After 6 years there in the riding department he "marched with that corps by the Overland Route from India to the Crimea - was present at the siege and capture of Sebastopol, and the subsequent operations between Eupatoria and Simpheropol." His brief account of his time there includes conversations with survivors of the Six Hundred. Contemporary armorial bookplates of George Robbins, to the front pastedowns, and a a quantity of informed marginalia, particularly relating to the account of the Carlist War. A very good copy of a highly desirable memoir of a mid-nineteenth-century freelance. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Crónica de la Provincia de Avila. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Segovia. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Burgos. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Logroño. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Soria. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Santander

      Madrid, Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi, Editores, 1866 - 1870 (\"Crónica General de España\"). Seis tomos en un volúmen en folio; 64 pp. y 4 láminas + 95 pp. y 6 láminas + 112 pp. y 7 láminas + 63 pp. y 4 láminas + 80 pp. y 5 láminas + 126 pp. y 8 láminas. Las seis obras contienen además ilustraciones entre el texto. Encuadernación de época, en media piel fina.

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        The Rocky Mountains (Lander's Peak)

      Edward Bierstadt, New York 1866 - In 1859, Bierstadt joined an expedition to the West led by Colonel Frederick W. Lander. This work was painted four years later in New York as a tribute to Lander who died in 1862 after a distinguished military career. Bierstadt found it fitting to name the central summit in memory of his fallen friend. The painting was a huge success and was quickly bought by the English railroad magnate James McHenry for $25,000. Its beauty lies in Bierstadt's faithful delineation of the Shoshone Indian village encampment and carefully rendered foliage in the foreground with a middle distance featuring a reflective body of water and the exaggerated snow-capped peak in the background towering over the entire scene. It perfectly embodies the idea of Manifest Destiny and appealed to the imaginations of most Americans who had only read about our untamed frontier. The oil painting is in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Due to its huge popular success, Bierstadt immediately asked James Smillie, America's premier engraver, to produce an engraving. However, it was not until December 1866, after three laborious years in the making, that this engraving was published. Nancy Anderson and Linda S. Ferber, Albert Bierstadt Art & Enterprise , pp. 272-273, number 77, illustrated figure 80. Steel engraving by James Smillie. Proof before title, signed by Bierstadt and Smillie. After the painting, completed in 1863. Fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Les réfractaires.

      A. Faure 1866 - - A. Faure, Paris 1866, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale. Bel et rare exemplaire, quasi exempt de rousseurs, et bien complet du catalogue de l'éditeur in-fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Book of Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; Selected from The Revelations of God

      Published by Brigham Young, Liverpool 1866 - 336pp. Sextodecimo [15.5 cm] Full diced Russian calf with gilt border to boards and gilt bands and title on backstrip. Very good. Small stain that begins on the front board and continues through to the twentieth leave. Contemporary name in ink (Charles Hall) on the front free end sheet. There is a Charles Hall mentioned in Jensen's Biographical Encyclopedia. We believe that this is the same Charles Hall, but cannot state definitively. Other wise a nice clean copy of this uncommon printing Flake/Draper 2868. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PLAY GROUND; OR, OUT-DOOR GAMES FOR BOYS. A BOOK OF HEALTHY RECREATIONS FOR YOUTH. CONTAINING UPWARDS OF A HUNDRED AMUSEMENTS, INCLUDING GAMES OF ACTIVITY AND SPEED; GAMES WITH TOYS, MARBLES, TOPS, HOOPS, KITES, BALLS; AND FULL INSTRUCTIONS IN ARCHERY, CRICKET, CROQUET AND BASE BALL

      New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, (1866). First Edition. Hardcover. A beautiful copy with the color boards bright and clean. Duodecimo (4-1/2" x 7") in original pictorial boards with a blue cloth spine; 120 pages with additional pages of ads at the beginning and end. "Splendidly Illustrated with 124 Wood-cuts." Contains a full 10 illustrated pages about baseball as well as a mention of tennis and much on cricket, rugby, etc.

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        The Play Ground; or, Out-Door Games for Boys. A Book of Healthy Recreations for Youth. Containing Upwards of A Hundred Amusements; and Full instructions in Archery, Cricket, Croquet and Base Ball

      Dick & Fitzgerald, New York 1866 - 120 pp. + 18 pp. ads at rear. Cloth backed color pictorial boards. Previous owners signature on front free endpaper. Contains directions, illustrations, and diagrams for a profusion of pastimes and sports, including baseball, football, climbing trees, marbles, croquet, snow-balls, Spanish fly, golf, skittles, etc. Moderate soiling and wear.

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        Croquet: Its Implements And Laws

      Horace Cox / "Field" office 1866 - A code of 12 numbered laws with lettered sub-clauses, which came to be called the 'Field code'. Paperback. 1st edition. 12mo. 16pp. diagrams and illustrations in-text throughout. Internally very good, clean and bright though top edge and edges of title page a little rubbed and browned. The whole volume has been folded vertically at some stage and retains a very loose crease throughout. In original printed green paper wraps. Publisher's adverts to inside front and inside rear and rear covers. A little rubbed and mildly chipped but overall very good. Spine edge repaired with gauze tape. [Drazin, A30(a)]

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        Croquet: The Laws and Regulations of the Game, with a Description of the Implements Etc. Tc

      London Jaques & Son 1866. G : in Good condition. Rebacked with with original cover laid on with later eps New Edition Green hardback cloth cover 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 48pp. Illustrated with diagrams and engravings.

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        Croquet: The Laws And Regulations Of The Game, With A Description Of The Implements, Etc. Etc.

      Jaques 1866 - A detailed guide to the implements, laws and ground lay out used in croquet. Jacques was a major London dealer in all things croquet and the last ten pages are given over to advertising his wares. Second edition. 8vo. 48pp. Engraved frontispiece, 2 full-page illustrations, others in the text. Original racing green sand-grained cloth with gilt vignette of lady croquet player "taking croquet" to front. Cloth rubbed, spine repaired with tape.

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        Histoire de la Révolution de 1848.

      Pagnerre., Paris 1866 - GARNIER-PAGES.Histoire de la Révolution de 1848.Paris. Pagnerre. 1866.9 Volumes in-8 ( 23 / 14,5 cm ) demi basane rouge. Titre et tomaison dorés sur dos lisse orné de filets dorés en place des nerfs. Ex-libris doré en queue ( C. Belle-Vue ).Tome I. 395 pages.Portrait de l'auteur en frontispice.Chute de la Royauté.Tome II. 396 pages.24 Février 1848.Tome III. 411 pages.Gouvernement provisoire. I.Tome IV. 396 pages.Gouvernement provisoire. II.Tome V. 396 pages.Gouvernement provisoire. III.Tome VI. 500 pages.Europe. I. Italie.Tome VII. 400 pages.Europe. II. Tome VIII. 408 pages.Europe III.Tome IX. 396 pages.Comission exécutive. Histoire

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        TRAVELLING SKETCHES. Reprinted from the Pall Mall Gazette

      Chapman and Hall.London.,1866. FIRST EDITION in bookform.Bright clean,unread copy.Gatherings unopened.Bound without the publishers adverts found in some copies.Near fine copy in publishers red cloth,front board lettered in gilt.Two gilt ruled lines to spine.Some light fading and spotting to cloth but overall in very good clean condition.:

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        INSTRUMENTA ECLLESIASTICA, CHOIX D'OBJETS D'ART RELIGIEUX DU MOYEN-AGE ET DE LA RENAISSANCE, EXPOSES A MALINES EN SEPT. 1864

      Simonau & Toovey, Bruxelles 1866 - RO40129518: Env. 250 pages. Illustré de nombreuses photo-gravures en noir et blanc sur planches hors texte. Auteur et titre dorés sur le dos. Dos frotté. Forte épidermure de 10/3 cm sur le mors droit. 57 planches photolithographiques (procédé W. Toovey). Avec texte descriptif par W.H.J. Weale. Clichés de J. Maes. Diptyque en ivoire, Saint-Martin de Genoels-Elderen (Limbourg). Plaque en ivoire, Notre-Dame de Tongres (Limbourg). Diptyque en ivoire, Cathédrale Dotre-Dame de Tournai. Reliquaire-Ostensoir, Saint-Martin, Hal. Reliquaire-ostensoir, Sainte-Gertrude, Nivelles. Lutrin-Aigle, Saint-Martin, Hal. Lutrin-Pélican, Saint-Martin, Hal. Chandelier Pascal, Postel, etc. In-Folio Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 739-Art du métal [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations of the Manners Customs and Condition of the North American Indians; 2 volumes

      Henry G. Bohn, London 1866 - 2 vol; 264 + 265 pp. 4to (small). Half leather over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines. Ex-museum library , with very few markings. Nice and tight. Illustrated with 360 of Catlin's famous b/w engravings. Includes 3 maps, 1 folding. Light wear to boards. Wear to leather, bumping w/ board exposure to corners, peeled/rough spots to leather. 4" long peeled spot to vol. II front board. Light soiling to ep's and some pages. Full title: "Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians; 2 volumes." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      Washington: Government Printing Office. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with corner and outer joint wear. Text block firm. Some damp staining to fore edge from page 519 onwards with some impact on text mainly in the Microscopical section. 1866. First Edition. Half leather black board cover. 310mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 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. .

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        Storia d'Italia dal 1850 al 1866 continuata da quella di Giuseppe La Farina

      Guigoni,, Milano, 1866 - Quattro volumi di cm. 23, pp. 1013 (3); 1499 (5); 704; 1004. Con 3 carte geografiche (raffiguranti l'Italia e la Corsica) e 9 piani di battaglie risorgimentali su 8 tavole (Ancona, Volturno, Milazzo, Gaeta, Montebello, Palestro, Magenta, Solferino e Castelfidardo). Il tutto in litografia su tavole ripiegate fuori testo (alcune di grandi dimensioni). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle verde, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro. Qualche rada fioritura, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Iccu cita un'ulteriore tavola all'ultimo volume, qui non presente. Esemplare proveniente dalla collezione dello storico bolognese Ugo Lenzi, di cui appare il timbro di possesso. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Conflict: A History Of The Great Rebellion In The United States of America, 1860-'64(5). It' s Causes, Incidents And Results: Intended To Exhibit Especially Its Moral And Political Phases, With The Drift And Progress Of American Opinion Respecting Human Slavery From 1776 To The Close Of The War For The Union. Both Volumes Complete.

      O. D. Case & Co., Hartford. 1864 & 1866 - Complete restoration by a professional bookbinder. One-half new leather spine (natural leather) with raised bands (4) with gold titles on black. The rest of the restoration is using the original natural leather boards and endpapers. A very early history of events leading up to the U. S. Civil War written by Horace Greeley (1811-1872), founder of the New York Tribune newspaper and presidential candidate in the election of 1872. Greeley died before the electoral votes were counted - not knowing he had lost in a landslide. Greeley was not a friend of Grant or Lincoln but opposed slavery and supported the cause of the American Civil War. Out of this grew his book -The American Conflict - which is a history of events leading up to the Civil War as well as a history of the war itself from the side of the Union point of view. Volume I (1864) is a First Edition and has 648 pages plus many maps and illustrations. Volume II (1866) has 782 pages, also, with a multitude of illustrations and maps. Both volumes of this important early work of the Civil War are in Very Good condition. Rare in this condition. Volume I (1864) First Edition. Vol. II (1866). Book condition: Very Good. No dust jacket. Binding is: Hardcover. Each Volume 7 in. x 9 3/4 in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COURS COMPLET DE FABRIQUE POUR LES ÉTOFFES DE SOIE. 2 VOLS.

      Louis Perrin, Lyon 1866 - 2 vols. 240pp + 52 planches. 31 x 46cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Industritställningen i Stockholm 1866 / Industrial exhibition in Stockholm 1866]

      [1866] 1866 - Overzized albumen photo mounted on card board. Photo 43 x 34,5 cm. Card board 55,5 x 44 cm. The photo shows the main hall of the exhibition with "Molins fontän", here still in plaster. It was later iron cast and placed roughly at the same spot in Kungsträdgården. The photo might have been published by the firm Eurenius & Quist who was the official photographers of the exhibition. The firm issued several very large photos of the event. It might also be by Johannes Jaeger who executed a famous photo of the opening ceremony. Often called Sweden s first press photo, since a copy was delivered to the king within a couple of hours. Again it might be by someone else. You can see people sitting at the benches, some of them transparent since they were moving when the photo was exposed. Such a large photo required a long exposure time. Across the hall you can see a sign for the norwegian section of the exhibition. At the front is a sign with the company name "Bing & Gröndahl". A scarce photo in a very large format. The glass negative must have been quite a challenge to handle. A repaired tear in the lower left corner of the photo. Some dirt, foxing and creases to the card board. Some dirt to the verso. The photo with nice tonal range.

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        Hirschberg und das Riesengebirge aufgenommen unterhalb der goldenen Aussicht. [Jelenia Gora]

      Schmiedeberg, E.W. Knippel, um 1866.. Altkolorierte Lithografie nvon und nach E.W. Knippel, Bildausschnitt 26 x 41,5 cm, Blattgr. 37 x 47 cm.. Nicht bei Timann/Kott, Von Stettin bis Breslau. Sehr dekorative und großformatige Ansicht von Hirschberg/Jelenia Gora, im Vordergrund ein Bauer mit seiner Frau bei der Feldarbeit, rechts ein Zug der Schlesischen Gebirgsbahn (die Strecke bis Hirschberg wurde am 20. August 1866 eröffnet), links die Stadt, im Hintergrund das Riesengebirge, wohl anlässlich der Eröffnung der Eisenbahn gedruckt; bis an den Bildrand beschnitten, alt auf Buntpapier geklebt und handschriftlich betitelt, 2 Knicke im Rand des Buntpapiers, im Himmel etwas berieben, sonst von sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        Adventures in the Far Interior of South Africa including a Journey to Lake Ngami and Rambles in Honduras. To which is appended a Short Treatise on the Best Mode of Skinning and Preserving Birds, Animals, &c.; Also Receipts for Making Preservatives

      George Routledge and Sons, London 1866 - London: George Routledge and Sons, 1866. First edition. vii,[i],282,[ii]pp. Frontispiece and 18 full-page plates from wood engravings. Occasional spotting, especially to one plate which has been off-set, possibly by a fern frond. A very good copy, lately handsomely rebound in green quarter-calf, contrasting label (reading "Leyland's Adventures in South Africa"), marbled boards. Author's inked presentation inscription to fly-leaf. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Pferdegruppe. Kolorierte Aquatintaradierung auf aufgewalztem Chinapapier.

      London, Moore, McQueen, 1866,. Darstellungsgröße 46 x 68 cm. Unter Passepartout gerahmt (Rahmengröße 78 x 98 cm).. Thieme-Becker XXX/408 u. II, 493. - Im Rande gebräunt. Rahmen etw. bestoßen.

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        The Canadian Handbook and Tourist's Guide Giving a Description of Canadian Lake and River Scenery and Places of Historical Interest with the Best Spots for Fishing and Shooting

      Montreal: M. Longmoor & Co 1866, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) 196pp. + [22]pp. (ads printed in blue and dated 1st May, 1866). Very good. Small octavo in original blindstamped brown cloth and yellow endpapers with 10 tipped in photos. The second edition has 2 fewer tipped-in photos. Scarce. Gernsheim 317; TPL 4536. All of the albumen images are by the Notman firm..

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        Descripção e Roteiro da Costa Occidental de África desde o Cabo Espartel até o das Águas. [Tomo I & Tomo II. COMPLETO DE MAPAS, 10 EN CADA TOMO]

      Lisboa : Imprensa Nacional 1866 - ~ 2 vol. ~ Ornado com 20 mapas distribuídos no final dos dois tomos ~ MAPAS: I. Costa de Marrocos. II; Costa de Marrocos de C. Cantim a C. Bojador; III. Costa de Sahara; IV. Costa de Senegambia; V. Costa de Guiné de Cabo Verde; VI: Costa de Guiné de Cabo Verde; VII: Costa da Serra Leôa; VIII: Costa da Malagueta ou de Libéria; IX: Costas de Marfim e dos Quaquaas. X: Costa da Mina; XI: Costa de Benim; XII: Costa do Calabar; XIII: Costa do Gabão; XIV: Costa do Loango; XV: Costas do Congo e Angola; XVI-1ª: Costas de Benguela e Mossamedes; XVI-2ª: Costa de Benguela e Mossamedes; XVII: Costa da Cimbebasia; XVIII: Costa dos Hottentotes; XIX: Costa do Cabo de Boa Esperança ~ Meia de pele contemporânea, título dourado nas lombadas ~ 362+[1]p; 444+[1]p ~ 23x16x6cm. ~ Leves manchas de água no canto inferior de umas poucas folhas do primeiro tomo. Assinatura de "D. Pedro de Lancastre" na página de dedicatória do 1º tomo e rosto do 2º tomo, repetida na primeira página do texto com data 20/1/84 ~ Heavy item, circa 2.0 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Português / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neue Missionsreisen in Süd - Afrika unternommen im Auftrage der englischen Regierung. Forschungen am Zambesi und seinen Nebenflüssen nebst Entdeckung der Seen Shirwa und Nyassa in den Jahren 1858 bis 1864.

      Costenoble,, Jena, 1866 - 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Jena, Costenoble, 1866. 8°. VII, 353, XXII, 346 S. mit 1 Karte und 40 Illustrationen in Holzschnitt. Halbleder - Einband auf 4 Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel, Lederecken, in gutem Zustand. (s. Foto). Sprache: de Halbleder - Einband auf 4 Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel, Lederecken, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of The Franklin Institute (1866-1879)

      Philadelphia: The Franklin Institute, at their Hall. (1866-1879). First. Periodical magazine. 27 Volumes. Octavos. Illustrated with engraved and lithographic plates and maps, many folding. A consecutive run of volumes 82-108 (July-December 1866, January-December 1879) of The Journal of The Franklin Institute, an important scientific journal established in 1826 to document scientific, engineering, and technological achievements throughout the nation, and to publish descriptions of American patented inventions. Ex-library set with bookplates or small ink stamps on the front pastedowns, most volumes in contemporary half morocco and marbled paper boards, six rebound in full beige linen cloth, and the first volume (v.82) is unbound with all six issues in the original printed wrappers. Many of the half morocco volumes have detached boards and scattered tears, else overall a good set. Founded by Thomas P. Jones in 1826, it became the most important journal devoted to the development of inventive talent in the United States. .

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London, Macmillan and Co.,, 1866. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, titles to spine gilt on green morocco lables, double rule, Alice and the Cheshire Cat motifs to boards gilt, raised bands, flower patterned inner dentelles, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated by John Tenniel. The occasional light blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First London edition.

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