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        A 4pp ALS from General Charles Gordon while building the forts that guard the Thames

      Written from Gravesend addressed to Nugent dated January 14, 1866 reads in part, "Since I wrote, the foreign officer applied for an officer to build the Consulates in China and Japan and Corpsman has taken it. The berth will be for about two or three years. No one is around to succeed him at W. office. Division comes back next month and I expect he will succeed in J.B. - which case I so not think Jervois will stay at W. Office for he has involved himself with granite too much as to render it difficult to retract. Ward has come back, but only to complete a certain term when he will leave & go back to Australia . . . Very bad news from Olivia, although not confirmed positively, it appears they have dismissed Hart! This and other indications look as if they were indeed to give trouble to us. There are two parties in China as in Japan. The one favorable to . . . and which is the weakest, and the other unfavourable to . . . which is the strongest . . . I know no details of Hart's dismissal, it has evidently be

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        4 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Wien bzw. o. O., 1866 und 1867.. Zusammen 9 SS. 8vo.. Drei der vier Briefe aus dem Jahr 1866 und an Hrn. von Jarrett; der vierte a. d. J. 1867 und in italienischer Sprache. - "Soeben finde ich einen Brief an Sie welcher schon wochenlang in meinem Schreibtisch lag und durch die Nachlässigkeit meines Dienstmädchens nicht an die Post abgegeben ward, so wie ich glaubte. Ich muß Ihnen lieber Herr v. Jarette [!] eine Mittheilung machen, auf welche ich Sie bitte, mir sogleich telegrafisch zu antworten. Ich habe so viele glänzende Anträge in's Ausland, daß ich wenn Herr Maplesoln [!] mir meine Gage heuer nicht erhöht ich nicht nach London komme, denn Sie werden wohl einsehen, daß 18000 francs keine Bezahlung für mich sind [...]" (undat. Brief; die Recto-Seite von Bl. 1 mit einem Bleistiftvermerk "Anfang [18]66). - Ilma von Murskas Karriere hatte 1862 begonnen, als sie in Florenz als Lady Harriet in Flotows "Martha" debütierte. Hernach führten sie Gastspielreisen nach Ungarn, Spanien und Italien. Von 1865 bis 1873 sang sie an der Wiener Hofoper und war dort - wie auch in London - als "kroatische Nachtigall" bekannt. Zu ihren Hauptrollen gehörte u. a. die Königin der Nacht in der "Zauberflöte". Die wegen ihrer Ausstrahlung und Stimmgewalt gefeierte Künstlerin wirkte später in Amerika, bis sie 1888 nach Europa zurückkehrte; im Jahr darauf schied sie aus eigenem Willen aus dem Leben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The female blondin outdone! Grand morning performance on the narrow plank by the darling xxxx]

      Thos. Agnew & Sons, London 1866 - A delightful image of three fashionable young ladies and their younger siblings, all enjoying the benefits of a day beside the sea. An unusually large scale work from the famous illustrator of Dickens, Surtees, Thackeray and others. In 1862 John Leech 'essayed a series of so-called "sketches in oil," which were exhibited at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, in June and the following months. These consisted of copies of a selection of his Punch drawings, which had been ingeniously enlarged, transferred to canvas, and coloured lightly in oils. As the artist advanced with this process he considerably improved it in detail, and his exhibition was a great success (it brought him nearly 5,000 pounds), to which a friendly notice by Thackeray (Times, 21 June) not a little contributed. His gift for seizing fugitive expression and for mentally registering transitory situation was extraordinary. Long practice had made it unerring in its way, and Leech perhaps wisely concentrated his attention upon these points. Yet he possessed, like Keene, a marvellous faculty for landscape, and in many cases the backgrounds to his sketches are in themselves of striking beauty. No words define his general position in art better than Mr. Ruskin's: His work contains the finest definition and natural history of the classes of our society; the kindest and subtlest analysis of its foibles, the tenderest flattery of its pretty and well-bred ways, with which the modesty of subservient genius ever immortalised or amused careless masters. ( DNB ). Here a teenage girl in a great, round crinoline skirt that balloons in the wind walks a thin plank that leads to a bathing booth, while her friend (sister?) watches impassively, the mother reads her book and the little children play oblivious to the little contest going on nearby. Chromolithograph, on original mount. Title and credits trimmed from bottom margin of mount.

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        Signed Photograph of Robert E. Lee taken by Alexander Gardner, Photographer to the Army of the Potomac

      n.p., 1866-1870 Scarce image! Photograph Signed ?R.E. Lee? on the 2.25? x 3.5? photographic surface. Overall size, 2.5? x 4?. Albumen print carte-de-visite, waist-length seated portrait of Lee in civilian clothes, hands folded, captioned ?General Robert E. Lee.? Photographer?s imprint on verso: ?"Alex. Gardner / Photographer to the Army of the Potomac? above a vignette of the U.S. Capitol building. Beneath it: ?Galleries / 311 Seventh Street & 332 Pennsylvania Av / Published By / Philip & Solomons, / Washington D.C." Fine condition.Alexander Gardner worked for photographer Mathew Brady from 1856 to 1862. In 1863, he opened his own studio. Captioned at lower edge benerath photogtraph: "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1866, by A. Gardner, / in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia."

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      . Farblithographie v. Kaufmann aus Lahr n. Naeher, dat. 1866, 18,5 x 28,5. Selten! Nicht bei Schefold.

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        Garfield?s copy of the rare printing of his remarks in the House of Representatives on the first anniversary of Lincoln?s assassination ? his words were used to memorialize him after his own assassination 16 years later

      The first Presidential memorial library, completed at the Lawnfield estate in Ohio by the widow of James Garfield four years after his assassination, houses almost 3,000 books that were used and treasured by the 20th president. Books were a scarce commodity to young James, who lost his father before the age of two, and was raised by his mother who struggled to maintain a humble existence. Both James Garfield and his wife Lucretia were voracious readers and amassed a large collection of books and pamphlets. Some twenty years ago, several dozen of his books and pamphlets were de-accessioned, and one of these is described below:Pamphlet, ?Remarks of Hon. Jas. A. Garfield of Ohio in the House of Representatives, April 14, 1866, In Memory of Abraham Lincoln,? four pages, 5? x 8?. Washington, D.C.: Hudson Taylor, Printer, 1866. Stamped signature ?J.A. Garfield? in upper right. From the Library of James A. Garfield. Folds. Very good condition.William Makepeace Thayer, concludes

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        Fine example of President Johnson's amnesty oath ~ granting a general pardon to all citizens of the southern states on condition of their taking an oath of loyalty following the rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves

      Printed document signed by William Wilson, a resident of Columbus County Arkansas, one page, 8" x 6", January 8, 1866. Headed: "Amnesty Oath, Under Proclamation of the President of the United States, Dated May 29, 1865", whereby the individual taking the oath swears "in the presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of States hereunder: and that I will in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves - so help me God". An amnesty oath is a general pardon, especially for political offenses against the government. Those individuals who took the oath secured citizenship in the government of the United States, with all privileges incident to such status. Arkansas seceded from the United States, by Resolution, dated May 6, 1861, and two weeks later was admitted to the

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        Opposed to war, Douglass "can love even an Enemy."

      Autograph Quotation Signed "Fred. Douglass/1866," one page, 4.75" x 4.25". In full, "I can love even an / Enemy if sure that H / he loves a loyal soldier." Fine condition.In an address he delivered in London on May 19, 1846, Frederick Douglas had said, in part, "I am opposed to war, because I am a believer in Christianity...The first gleam of Christian truth that beamed upon my dark mind, after having escaped the clutches of those who held me in slavery, was accompanied by the spirit of love...I could not have injured one hair of the head of my worst enemy..." 1866 was an eventful year for Douglass and Black Americans. In the summer of 1866, Congress passed two bills over the president's veto. One, the Freedmen's Bureau Bill, extended the powers of the government agency that had been established in 1865 for the purpose of providing medical, educational, and financial assistance for the millions of impoverished southern Blacks. Congress also passed the Civil Rights

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      New York: Harper & Bros., 1866. - Blue cloth, lettered in gilt, beveled edges, central device stamped in blind. Usual slight tanning of text block, a few stray rubs to cloth, one lower fore-tip bumped, but a very good copy. First edition of Melville's first collection of verse, printed in an edition of 1260 copies, of which 471 copies found their way into the hands of buyers. There was a single printing, and any reference to the error 'hnndred' in the copyright notice (which is the case in all copies), has no bibliographic relevance. BAL 13673.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Autograph Letter, Signed, As Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

      1866. Chief Justice Chase Discusses Reconstruction with the Wife of a Civil War General Chase, Salmon P. [1808-1873]. [McDowell, Helen (1826-1891)]. [Autograph Letter, Signed, As Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, To Mrs. Irvin McDowell]. Washington, 24 April 1866. Leaf folded to form four-page 5" x 8" bifolium, written in ink. Light toning, two horizontal and one vertical fold lines. Tear to ends of vertical fold, otherwise fine. * "I CANNOT HELP FEELING GRAVE CONCERN FOR THE COUNTRY, Chase tells Mrs. McDowell. He fears "new convulsions" from former slave owners restored to prominence by President Andrew Johnson's lax reconstruction policies. "How strange it seems, this extensive change which has happened in these last four years! How wonderful the transition and the events: and yet how little the wiser we seem to be for them all. To me it's been as if the very same elements of disturbance were being permitted, and in new names & character to prepare new convulsions. I cannot help feeling grave concern for the country; and should be really heartsick if I did not remember that God rules; & that God is Love, and that thousands of prayers continually go up before Him from sincere & devoted hearts that He will bring Good out of apparent evil. The controversy between the President & Congress is greatly to be deplored. Doubtless there are faults on both sides; but I think most on his. He is a Unit, Congress a Plural....and a very little consideration would have availed all our trouble." Helen McDowell was the wife of General Irvin McDowell [1818-1885], the General best known for his defeat in the First Battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the American Civil War. Mrs. McDowell played an important role during the war through her work for the Sanitary Commission, the forerunner of the American Red Cross.

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Reus. 1866. Holandesa con puntas. XV+652Pag+1h+2 mapas. 22X15. Historia de Reus y Salou desde su fundacion hasta el 1866. Historia de Salou pag 632 desde ano 218 hasta 1865. Error de encuadernacion en indice: parte primera se encuentra despues de la segunda. Segunda edicion corregida y aumentada considerablemente. Magnifica Obra. Ref 2.3 Biblioteca

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        für das gemeine Jahr 1867. Mit astronomischen Angaben von Ludwig Preyßinger und einer Erzählung von Dr. Leonhard Wohlmuth.

      Agb., Brack, (1866).. 9 x 6 cm. 16 Bl., 32 S., 6 unnum. weiße Bl. Mit 1 farblithogr. Titel und 6 farblithogr. Tafeln. Roter OLdr.. Nicht bei Köhring. - Die dekorativen Ansichten zeigen Starnberg, Hollensteinalpe bei Kreuth, Ambach am Starnbergersee, Herrenchiemsee, Königssee gegen den Untersberg und Geisalpe bei Kreuth. - Einband leicht berieben, Vorsätze gebräunt, Titel gestempelt, innen sauber und frisch. - Extrem selten!

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        NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION TO THE ZAMBESI and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa 1858-1864

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. Frontispiece is a double page birds-eye view of the great cataracts of the Zambesi, 638pp., large folding map at rear, illustrated, bound in 3/4 calf over marbled boards with matching endpapers, all edges marbled, raised bands, double red labels gilt, boards lightly rubbed, owner's name, a very handsome copy.. First American Edition. Octavo.

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        The Queen v. Beaney. Extraordinary Charge of Murder Against A Medical Man in Consequence of A Diseased Womb Being Ruptured After Death

      W B Stephens, Melbourne 1866 - xi, 244pp. G- In Good (minus) condition. Covers rubbed and lightly marked. Wear to spine with some loss and splitting. Spine darkened. Endpapers soiled. Corners bumped. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Library [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblioteca Americana Vetustissima: A Description of Works Relating to America Published between the Years 1492 and 1551

      New York: Geo. P. Philes, 1866. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Books on Books) HARRISSE, Henry. Biblioteca Americana Vetustissima: A Description of Works Relating to America Published between the Years 1492 and 1551. New York: Geo. P. Philes, 1866. Limited First Edition, 1 of 400 copies - unnumbered. Royal Octavo, 10.75 x 8 in. Hardcover, quarter-bound and tipped in period leather over marbled boards (possibly original), gilt lettering and tooling on spine, 5 hubs on spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, 519 pages. Introduction dated May 15th, 1866. Ex-libris with bookplate inside front board, blind stamp and few pencil marks to title page. Aside from these marks, texts is very clean. Hinges cracked. Closed tear measuring 1 in. to blank page preceding half-title. Small square-shaped scuff at base of spine presumably from removal of library label. Boards rubbed. Edge wear with scuffing particularly along joints. Corners bumped. Very Good condition overall. A very SCARCE imprint and an important early bibliography of books on America. <br><br> Henry Harisse (1829 - 1910) was a French writer, art critic, and American historian.

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      1866 - (Codice LO6435) Registro (cm 44,5x32, più di 250 doppie pagine non numerate, in parte non utilizzate. Vi sono riportati a penna in bella grafia i nomi e cognomi dei proprietari, i dati catastali e le coerenze dei terreni espropriati, loro superficie, valore, date dei rogiti (dal 1866 e anni seguenti), eventuali note. Frontespizio a stampa. Solida legatura originale in mezza pergamena, etichetta a penna al piatto. Ottimo stato. Euro 450 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        TI - PING TIEN - KWOH The History of the Ti - Ping Revolution, including a Narrative of the Author's Personal Adventures.

      London, Day & Son Ltd, 1866.2 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITION, 1866, tall 8vos, approximately 265 x 170 mm, 10½ x 6¾ inches, 21 plates and maps, 19 lithographed plates of which 11 are tinted (1 folding) and 8 are coloured, 9 text illustrations, plus 2 folding partially coloured maps (as required by plate lists), pages: xvii, (3), 424; vii, (1), 425 - 842, (2), complete with all pages, plates and illustrations, original publisher's maroon pictorial cloth covers with blind stamped borders, gilt illustration in the centre of the upper covers, rebacked in morocco with blind rules, raised bands and gilt lettering, new endpapers. Covers lightly rubbed, corners very slightly worn, 90 mm (3½") closed tear to edge of title page in Volume 1, just catching text but very neatly repaired without loss, title page in Volume II faintly browned, small piece missing from 1 lower margin corner, 1 colour plate shows offsetting from facing text, tiny blind library stamp in 1 upper margin. A very good clean tight set. The Taiping Rebellion was a widespread civil war in southern China from 1850 to 1864, led against the authorities by heterodox Christian convert Hong Xiuquan, who having received visions, maintained that he was the younger brother of Jesus Christ. Lindley (1840 - 1873) had been an Honorary officer in Chung - Wang's guards, a special agent of the Ti - Ping General - in - Chief, and a commander of the "Loyal and Faithful Auxiliary Legion" (title page). He was a Royal Navy officer who, along with his wife Mary, joined the 1860 Taiping reform movement in China. He trained Taiping soldiers using modern techniques. This work is not listed in Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica or Lowendahl. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Dictionnaire Francais - Anglais - Japonais.

      Firmin Didot Freres,, Paris, 1866 - (Le Japonais en Caracteres Chinois-Japonais, avec sa Transcription en Caracteres Europeens). Publie par les soins de M.A.le Gras et de M.L. Pages. 8vo. viii, 440pp. Original wr. bound in new cloth, very slightly worn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BOOK OF NONSENSE. Hand coloured copy.

      London, Frederick Warne and Co., New York, Scribner & Co., circa 1866.17th edition circa 1866 (date on dedication page and no later titles on lower cover) small oblong 4to, 135 x 208 mm (page size), 5 5 / 16 x 8¼ inches, red pebbled cloth spine (unlettered), yellow boards with red ruled border, title and author on upper cover black on red banner, colour printed illustration repeating title showing a jolly man presenting the Book of Nonsense to 7 excited children, publisher's adverts to lower cover, pages: (2), 1 - 111, (2). Reprint of the enlarged 3rd edition (1861 with 43 additional drawings) published by Routledge, Warne and Routledge engraved by the Dalziel brothers and printed at the Camden Press. HAND COLOURED TITLE PAGE AND 112 HAND COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS with limerick beneath. Expertly recased retaining original spine and endpapers, spine slightly worn and rubbed, neatly strengthened at head and tail, corners and board edges slightly worn, a few light scratches and tiny scrapes to covers, 5 handwritten limericks and a couple of small drawings in ink on front pastedown and front endpaper with a couple of ink smudges, looks 19th century, 3 word inscriptioin in pale ink on Dedication page, small repair on reverse of title page to lower inner margin, a couple of tiny smudges on page 22, pinhole to lower margin of 2 pages, tiny tip of 1 lower and 1 upper corner missing (margin only), 1 plate has slight loss to inner margin and is reinserted on a tab, 1 tiny chip to lower inner edge of page 106, very occasional pale fingermark and a few tiny pale spots. Generally very clean and bright. A very good copy of a scarce HAND COLOURED copy. Hand coloured copies are exceptionally scarce. Routledge, Warne and Routledge published the 16th edition circa 1865 of which some copies were certainly hand coloured. Warne set up on his own on 1st of July 1865 and this 17th edition (stated on title page) must have been one of the earliest editions published by him. The edition is not stated on the cover but the price is: '3 / 6 or with the Plates fully Coloured Price 6s.". Osborne I,69 - 70; Vivien Noakes page 169, No. 76. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Felix Holt The Radical

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1866 Three volumes. First edition, in Carter&#39;s "A" binding (the earliest), with half-titles, 24 (4+20_ pages of publisher advertisements at the rear of Vol. III (not mentioned in Sadleir). Publisher&#39;s cinnamon cloth, decorative borders stamped in blind to the boards, spines lettered in gilt, pale yellow coated endpapers. An excellent set, with some light wear to the extremities, some rubbing to the hinges, faint spotting to the spines, bright gilt, former owner&#39;s bookplates to the front pastedowns, a few faint spots of scattered spotting to the otherwise bright and clean pages. A near fine, unsophisticated set. Felix Holt the Radical is a social novel by Mary Anne Evans, a top writer of the Victorian Era who chose to write under a male pseudonym so that her works would be taken more seriously. In addition to writing novels, she edited and contributed to the left-wing journal The Westminster Review as one of the only female editors of her time. Her novels were praised for being socially and politically conscious and realistic depictions of country life. In Felix Holt, Eliot examines the social changes that occurred in the English countryside as a result of the Frist Reform Act of 1832, which reformed Parliament to reflect the new urban and rural dynamics that resulted from the Industrial Revolution. Rather than explain the events leading up to this reform, Eliot focuses on how public political policies affect the private lives of rural Englishmen. Felix Holt tells the story of a tumultuous election in the fictional town Treby in the English Midlands, a small village previously unaffected by political goings-on that has been thrust into political turmoil by the Reform Act. Published around the time of the Second Reform Act of 1867, which extended enfranchisement to the working class, nearly doubling England&#39;s number of eligible voters, Felix Holt is a retrospective text that considers past legislation in juxtaposition with the new reform.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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      Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1866. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Internally Fine in a Fine, attractive binding. Bound in contemporary half dark green morocco leather and marbled boards with matching morocco corners. BAL 20117: only 1546 copies printed. Borst A7.1.a notes 1500 copies printed. Distinguished for its containing, in addition to the title piece, the first book publication of "Civil Disobedience" and "Life Without Principle," Thoreau&#39;s two most famous essays, as well as all of his major political writings. "Civil Disobedience" influenced, among others, Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. who cited it as his first intellectual contact with the theory of nonviolent resistance.

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        Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Geologischer Theil, 2 Bände (in jeweils 2 Abtheilungen, gebunden in 3 Bänden).

      Wien, Kaiserlich-Königliche Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1864 &#150; 1866. - Geologischer Teil der Berichtsserie über die von der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien initiierten Forschungs-Weltreise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara unter dem Kommando des Kommodore Bernhard von Wüllerstorf-Urbair, der von namhaften wissenschaftlern wie unter anderem dem Geologen Ferdinand von Hochstetter und dem Zoologen Georg von Frauenfeld begleitet wurde. Es handelte sich um die erste Weltumsegelung eines deutschsprachig geführten Schiffes. Ausgiebige geologische Untersuchungen, insbesondere auf der Sankt-Paul-Insel, den Nikobaren und auf Neuseeland schufen wesentliche Grundlagen für die künftige geologische Erforschung dieser Weltregion. Insbesondere die durch Hochstetter vorgenommenen Kartierungen und Lagerstättenuntersuchungen in Neuseeland schufen Voraussetungen für die spätere durch, der bis zum Oktober 1859 in Neuseeland blieb, gaben den Startpunkt für die spätere genauere geologische Erforschung dieses Landes. Die während der Expedition vorgenommenen meereskundlichen Untersuchungen, insbesondere im südlichen Pazifik, erbrachten zukunftsweisende Forschungsergebnisse auf den Gebieten der Ozeanographie und Hydrographie. Neben einer dreibändigen allgemeinen Reisebeschreibung wurden die wissenschaftlich-fachlichen Ergebnisse der Reise in mehreren großformatigen, reich illustrierten Fachbänden präsentiert, die allerdings nur in wenigen Exemplaren erschienen und heute sehr selten sind. Der hier vorliegenden &#132;Geologische Theil" teilt sich in zwei Bände mit jeweils zwei Abteilungen: Erster Band (2 Abteilungen in 2 Bänden): Erste Abtheilung: Geologie von Neu-Seeland. Von Dr. Ferdinand von Hochstetter. XLVI, 274 S. sowie Kartenanhang. Enthalten sind 6 teilweise mehrfach gefaltete geologische Karten in Farbendruck, 4 Lithographien, eine Kupferstich-Tafel, zwei Chromolithographien sowie 66 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen im Text. Zweite Abtheilung: Paläontologie von Neu-Seeland. Redigirt von Dr. Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Dr. Moritz Hörnes und Franz Ritter von Hauer. 318 S. Mit XXVI lithographierten Tafeln (auf Pappe) im Anhang. Zweiter Band (2 Abteilungen in einem Band): Erste Abtheilung: Geologische Betrachtungen. XIV, 162 S Mit 5 teils farbigen, teils ausfaltbaren Tafeln (darunter eine Chromolithographie) und 33 Holzschnitten. Zweite Abtheilung: Paläontologische Mittheilungen. S. 163 &#150; 268. Mit VIII lithographierten Tafeln im Anhang. de 10000 Umschlagseiten leicht angestaubt, Rückenpapier partiell etwas berieben bzw. rissig. Schuber etwas geklebt. Seiten sauber und überwiegend fleckenfrei (allenfalls wenige Seiten etwas fleckig). Tafeln und Karten durchweg in gutem bis sehr gutem Zustand. Gutes Exemplar dieses seltenen, wertvoll illustrierten Expeditions- und Forschungsberichtes. Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Original-Broschuren im Format 31 x 24 cm im zugehörigen Schuber. Tafeln überwiegend auf verstärkten (pappigen) Seiten.

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        The Poetical Works of William Falconer. (With the Life of William Falconer by the Rev. John Mitford).

      1866 1866 - London: Bell and Daldy, 1866. Sm. 8vo. Orig. gilt-dec. full dark burgundy morocco (spine slightly faded). Spine gilt-titled and with raised bands. Inside dentelles. A.e.g. (xl, 240pp.). With title-vign., dec. initials, dec. chapter headings, and illust. tail-pieces. (Aldine Editions). Some foxing to prelims and endpapers, and slight stains to pp.63-66 from the red ribbon marker, otherwise a fine copy. Adorned under the gilt of the fore-edge is a painting of a fleet of sailing ships leaving a harbour (possibly London), in tones of blue, pink and yellow.

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. Librerie Centrale. 1866. Primera edicion. Frances.196Pag+2h(indice). Rustica. Magnifica monografia de Andorra e inedita. Con esta Gran Obra Victorin Vidal da una respuesta contundente a las teorias de Sanchez de la Campa a los antecedentes y consecuencias que daron a lugar. Rarissima Obra y dificil en comercio.esta por estrenar. Ref 6.3 Biblioteca A.

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        America Meridional. Costa Este. Hoha IV. Brasil. desde el Rio de Tariri hasta la Punta de Santa Cruz, segun los trabajos franceses mas modernos.

      1866 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1866. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.

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        Narrative of a Journey to Morocco, in 1863 and 1864.

      . With Geological Annotations. London: T. Cautley Newby 1866. With 5 lithographs, 1 b/w, 4 coloured + 1 drawing showing a obelisk. Small 4to. [16] + xii + 183 + 24 pp. Bound in publisher's pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. Binding with a little damage on frontboard (c. 5x4 cm) and backboard (c. 1x5 cm). * Inscribed by the author..

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        Recueil de sculptures gothiques. Dessinees et gravees a l'eau-forte d'apres les plus beaux monuments construits en France depuis le onzieme jusqu'au quinzieme siecle par L. Adams. (1. und 2. Band mit zus. 192 Taf.; komplett).

      Paris, A. Morel, Bd. 1: 1866; Bd. 2. o. J. (ca. 1866). 4°, jeweils Titel-Doppelblatt, 192 gestochene Taf. (Bd. 1: Taf. Nr. 1 - 100: Bd. 2: Taf. Nr. 101 - 192), Lose Bl. in Priv.-Lwd.-Mappe mit aufgezogenem Vorderdeckel der Orig.-Broschur, Bibliotheksexemplar (Rückenschild, Stempel a. Vorderdeckel und Titelblatt, Schildchen a. Innendeckel, die Tafeln jeweils mit kleinem Stempel am Steg); Tafeln min. staubrandig und mit Titelvermerk in Bleistift am Rand; allg. gutes Ex. Preis in CHF: 500.

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        Gay&#39;s Fables

      London - Frederick Warne and Co., 1866. London - Frederick Warne and Co., 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A lovely illustrated edition of John Gay&#39;s Fables with an engravedillustration to frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout by William Harbey. First edition. With a memoir of John Gay, and introduction and annotations by Octavius Freire Owen. With an ink inscription to front free endpaperBound by Burn with binder&#39;s label to rear pastedown. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, generally smartbut with slight bumping and wear to extremities. With very slightrubbing to boards and amark to rear board. Internally, generally firmly bound but strained in places. Bright with only the odd handling markto pages and the odd spot mostly to endpapers. With previous owner&#39;s ink stamp to recto of front frontispiece. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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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

      New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, [1866] - Pages 83 through 93 are about baseball, with diagram, cuts, and rules; croquet at pp. 93-101; Rugby at 101-103; cricket at pp. 64 to 82 in a Chapter called "Ball Games" and reads at the start "This is essentially an English game as base-ball is American, but it meets with some favor in this country."; and a brief mention of tennis at p. 108 (BASEBALL) 12mo. Splendidly Illustrated with 124 Wood-cuts. 120, [18, ads] pp. Cloth-backed color pictorial boards. Some browning, fresh and sound. Not in Block, Smith or Grobani, not in Drazin. ALSO not in Padwick [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Rheinpfalz in der Revolutionszeit von 1792 bis 1798 (2 Bände).

      Speyer, Bregenzer, 1866.. Ein urkundlicher Beitrag zur vaterländischen Geschichte. VIII, 576 Seiten; VIII, 515 Seiten, 4 Blatt, Halblederbände der Zeit, 21,5 x 12 cm,. Einbände etwas berieben, Deckelbezüge am unteren Rand mit Fehlstellen durch entfernten Bibliotheksaufkleber, Titelblätter mit rotem Lacksiegel " Regiments-Bibliothek II. Cuirassier-Regiment".

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        NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION TO THE ZAMBESI and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa 1858-1864

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. Frontispiece is a double page birds-eye view of the great cataracts of the Zambesi, 638pp., large folding map at rear, illustrated, bound in 3/4 calf over marbled boards with matching endpapers, all edges marbled, raised bands, double red labels gilt, boards lightly rubbed, owner&#39;s name, a very handsome copy.. First American Edition. Octavo.

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        The Works

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1866-9.. London: Chapman and Hall,, 1866-9.. 26 volumes, octavo (190 x 119 mm). Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, raised bands to spines, red and green morocco labels, titles and floral decorations to compartments gilt, single ruling to boards gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. With the original black and white illustrations throughout. Bookplate of E. S. Hett to front pastedowns. Extremities a bit rubbed, occasional light scuff marks to leather, prelims and endmatter lightly tanned, mild foxing to plates and adjacent leaves. Volume I of David Copperfield: inner hinges cracked, but binding still firm, 2 loose plates of which one has a short tear to fore margin. Otherwise an excellent set. A complete set of the Illustrated Library Edition published during Dickens' lifetime; does not include Edwin Drood, which was published after his death. Attractively bound with the gilding still bright.

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        Affaire Clemenceau. Memoire de l&#39;Accuse

      Paris: Le Livre Contemporain, 1866. Paris: Le Livre Contemporain, 1866. FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY EXTRA ILLUSTRATED. 1 volume, 4to., 11-1/8" x 7-5/8", limited to 100 Large-paper copies for presentation, inscribed on the half-title by Dumas, "a monsieur Curmer/ souvenir affectuex/ A. Dumas fils/ Mars 1867." Bound in full red morocco, raised bands, elegantly gilt with multiple fillet geometric interlace on covers, spine similarly decorated, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, housed in a morocco-edged, chammy lined, marble board slipcase, by Chambolle-Duru. Extra illustrated with the the 1905 suite of etchings by Albert Besnard illustrating this work, comprising frontispiece in 6 states & 10 plates in 2 states each. See Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, page 521.

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      [ii] 112 pages, printed on one side of paper. Illustrated with hand-coloured title and 112 hand-coloured illustrations with limericks beneath. Original red cloth stamped and lettered gilt on upper cover; blind-stamped ruling on lower cover. All edges gilt. Oblong 12mo. Twentieth edition, with many new pictures and verses. Re-cased and joints repaired; some slight wear to the edges of few pages; some light marking and occasionally spotting; else a very good copy of a rare printing. Rare.Not in Justin Schiller's 'Lear' catalogue The last hand-coloured copy sold at auction was in 1974. Routledge, Warne and Routledge published the 18th edition c.1865 of which some copies were hand-coloured. Warne set up his own business July 1 1865 and it is unclear who published the 19th edition and whether a deluxe hand-coloured edition was issued. The preface to this 20th edition is dated 1866 and must be one of the earliest Warne editions due to the following typographical errors: The title page has Fbederick for Frederick; and the dedication page has originaly for originally.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

      Original red pictorial cloth gilt. a.e.g. Light blue endpapers. Second (First Published) Edition. Some foxing here & there throughout; spine repaired and a little cocked; else a very good copy. There are three ownership inscriptions on the front free endpaper, the first of which is, 'Ellen Gertrude Brewer 1865.' The first (Withdrawn) edition and the second edition are both taller than later printings. It remains uncertain how many copies of this edition were printed. The likelihood is that two thousand copies were printed, but it may have been as many as four thousand. The book was actually issued in November 1865, the same year as the first ('Withdrawn') edition. It is becoming increasingly rare to find copies of this printing in the original cloth, the vast majority of copies on the market having been rebound.

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        "Ja, ja da Wein is guat, ich brauch an neichn Huat ." (Zwei weinseelige Dachauer Bauern) originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 60x50cm; recht unten signiert, bezeichnet "München" und datiert "1922" Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 80x68cm.

      . August Roeseler, hatte sich, 1866 in Hamburg geboren, als Norddeutscher in München gut "eingebayert". Er nahm seine Gestalten aus dem Umkreis des bayerischen Bauern- und Kleinbürgerlebens, in dem Maßkrüge, Wirtshausstuben und pfiffig aufschauende Dackel eine große Rolle spielten..

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and the New Testaments in English.

      Oxford: University Press 1866 - Size of the binding: 4 ¼ in. x 6 ¼ in. (16mo). Nonpareil. Illustrated by Peacock, Mansfield, and Britton with mounted photographs and paintings. Bound in full brown-pebbled morocco with marbled end-papers by Hale and Roworth, Manchester. All edges gilt. Gilt titles on the spine. With two brass clasps and four brass corner guards. With two red ribbon place-markers. A beautiful copy in fine condition. The King James Version. [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 1866. 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 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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        Histoire de la Civilisation en Europe

      Paris - Didier et Cie, 1866. Paris - Didier et Cie, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce historical work whichexplores civilisation throughout Europe. Eighth edition, written in French. Franois Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, a conservative liberal who opposed the attempt by King Charles X to usurp legislative power, and worked to sustain a constitutional monarchy following the July Revolution of 1830. During Guizot&#39;s time lecturing at the University of Paris his lectures earned him a reputation as a historian of note,with theselectures formingthe basis for Histoire de la civilisation en Europe. Condition: In a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, very slight marks to the boards, as well as rubbing to extremities and spine. Front hinge is very slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean, with ink signature to the endpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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        Mother, Dear Mother, I Still Think of Thee. Sung by Blind Tom, at His Popular Concerts with the Greatest Success

      London: Hopwood & Crew, 1866. 8 pages including the cover. Removed from a bound volume so slightly trimmed with rough left edge. Very scarce sheet music sheet music shows a full-length portrait of Blind Tom (Thomas Wiggins Bethune) at about 16 years of age standing next to a piano. Published in London, probably during Tom&#39;s European tour of 1866, which was coordinated by W. P. Howard. Tom, a blind autistic savant with incredible music ability, was one of the most famous performers of the mid-19th century. Born a slave in 1849, his mother (Charity Wiggins) and master (General James Bethune) discovered his inexplicable ability to mimic the most difficult piano performances immediately upon hearing them. By the time he was five years old, Tom was giving concerts and stunning critics with his virtuosity. As Bethune saw then end of the Civil War approaching, he contracted with Tom&#39;s parents to obtain guardianship in exchange for a home, subsistence, and monthly stipend for them and a salary for Tom. Bethune, his son, and finally his son&#39;s widow continued the arrangement and made hundreds of thousands of dollars from Tom&#39;s performances throughout the latter half of the 1800s.. Sheet Music. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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      New York: Harper & Bros., 1866. - Green cloth, lettered in gilt, beveled edges, stamped in blind. Bookplate on front pastedown, front inner hinge cracking slightly, a few faint spots to cloth, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of Melville's first collection of verse, printed in an edition of 1260 copies, of which 471 copies found their way into the hands of buyers. There was a single printing, and any reference to the error 'hnndred' in the copyright notice (which is the case in all copies), has no bibliographic relevance. BAL 13673.

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        Life and Letters of Frederick W. Robertson, MA: Incumbent of Trinity Chapel, Brighton, 1847-53. In two volumes

      . In two volumes, 1866. . In two volumes, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An interesting biographical work on this English divine, known as Robertson of Brighton. The second edition. With a bookbinder&#39;s label for Burn, Kirby St, to the rear pastedown of Volume I. Featuring guarded portrait frontispieces to each volume. Complete in two volumes. Frederick William Robertson (1816-1853) entered the Church in 1840, having been influenced by a careful study of the Bible at Oxford. He carried out ministerial work in Winchester and later Cheltenham, but was assailed bydevotional asceticism and a questioning spirit. In 1847, he entered his most famous ministry at Holy Trinity Church, Brighton, where his brilliant and sincere sermons on the principles of the spiritual life attracted audiences of all classes and religious beliefs. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, bumped, and a little rubbed. Front hinge of Volume I strained, with rear hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, although strained in places, with the frontispiece of Volume II detached but present. The front blanks have been removed. Slight browning, with the occasional small spot or handling mark. Light foxing to first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD..

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        Miscellaneous Writings

      London Simpkin, Marshall and Co / Mancheter - John Heywood, 1866. London Simpkin, Marshall and Co / Mancheter - John Heywood, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Nice anthology of Waugh&#39;s works in red cloth binding with gilt title to spine. Includes; Besom Ben, Ben an&#39; th&#39; Bantam, Th&#39;Owd Blanket, Th&#39; Barrel Organ, Yeth-Bobs an&#39; Scaplins, The Dead Mans Dinner tattlin&#39; Matty and Chapel Island. Edwin Waugh (1817 - 1890), poet, son of a shoemaker, was born at Rochdale and, after a little schooling, apprenticed to a printer. Waugh read eagerly, and became assistant secretary to the Lancashire Public School Association. He first attracted attention by his sketches of Lancashire life and character in the Manchester Examiner. He wrote also in prose Factory Folk, Besom Ben Stories, and The Chimney Corner. His best work was, perhaps, his dialect songs, collected as Poems and Songs (1859), which brought him great local fame. He was possessed of considerable literary gift, and has been called the Lancashire Burns. Condition: The binding is generally firm and both covers are attached. The front inner hinge is strained and holding by the cords only. There si some mild wear to the extremities. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some age toning, some occasional spots and the odd handling mark. There are a couple of pencil annotations in the text. The first title page is missing but the half title page remains. the is an ink signature to the top opf the half title page..

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      Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1866.. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1866.. Two volumes. 912[i.e. 908],[1];949pp. Folio (435 x 330 mm). Full navy blue pebbled morocco, raised bands, gilt extra, marbled endsheets, by Kaufmann. Frontispieces and 228 engraved plates. Inner hinges reinforced early on, spine extremities rubbed, a couple of small surface scrapes to boards, short crack in one joint, small snag at crown of one spine, scattered light marginal foxing and a few marginal smudges, institutional bookplate, and another, but generally a very good set. First edition, folio issue on ordinary paper, of the Doré Bible, with additional decorations in text by H. Giacomelli. The text is a new translation by J.J. Bourasse and P. Janvier. "Ouvrage capital et remarquable ...."- Carteret. One of Doré&#39;s most ambitious illustrative undertakings, and one of his most popular, particularly after being coupled with English texts in North American and British editions. From the collection of Anson Phelps Stokes (1838- 1913), and then of his son. Very substantial extra shipping charges. CARTERET III:89-90.

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        Tratado Teorico-Practico de Materias Contencioso-Administrativas

      , 1866. 1866. Judicial Administration in Spain and Her Colonies, OCLC Locates no Copies in North America Diaz Ufano y Negrillo, Jose. Tratado Teorico-Practico de Materias Contencioso-Administrativas en la Peninsula y Ultramar, Con un Apendice Sobre el Modo de Sustanciar y Dirimir las Competencias Entre las Autoridades Administrativas y Judiciales. Madrid: Imprenta de Manuel Minuesa, 1866. xi, 408 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary tree calf, gilt ornaments and title to spine, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities, crack in text block between title page and following leaf. Moderate toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Shelf labels to spine, small inkstamp to title page, annotations to verso. * Only edition. This treatise discusses procedure and other aspects of judicial administration in Spain and in its colonies (then Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Philippines and Guam). OCLC locates 5 copies, none in North America. British Museum Catalogue VII:249.

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