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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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'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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        Les Poissons Des Eaux Douces de la France. Anatomie - physiologie - description des especes - moeurs - instincts - industrie - commerce - ressources alimentaires - pisciculture - legislation concernant la peche.

      J. B. Bailliere et Fils, Paris 1866 - XVI, 656 pp. 151 engraved text figures. Red whole edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Affaire Clemenceau. Memoire de l'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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        A BOOK OF NONSENSE.

      [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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        Lincoln and his family

      Bradley & Co., Philadelphia 1866 - After, Samuel Bell Waugh (1814-1885) Lincoln and his family Published by Bradley &Co., Philadelphia, 1866 Printed by Irwin & Sartain Mezzotint and steel engraving. Paper size 24 x 30¿, Image size 19 x 25¿

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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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'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'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'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's widow continued the arrangement and made hundreds of thousands of dollars from Tom's performances throughout the latter half of the 1800s.. Sheet Music. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        BATTLE-PIECES AND ASPECTS OF THE WAR.

      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'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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        The Voyage and Shipwreck of St.Paul. With dissertations on the life and writings of St.Luke and the ships and navigation of the ancients.

      Longmans, Green and Co., London 1866 - 8vo. pp, xxxii, 267. 34 page publisher's list dated Nov.1866. Plates, charts and woodcuts, all as called for. Original cloth, gilt. Spine sunned and with wear top and bottom One inch split in top of upper hinge. One gathering pulled. Prelims. and frontis. foxed. Early signature on top of title page. A sound and tight copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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's works in red cloth binding with gilt title to spine. Includes; Besom Ben, Ben an' th' Bantam, Th'Owd Blanket, Th' Barrel Organ, Yeth-Bobs an' Scaplins, The Dead Mans Dinner tattlin' 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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        LE SAINTE BIBLE SELON LA VULGATE TRADUCTION NOUVELLE

      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'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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        Setmanari Català.

      - B- Imp. Narcís Ramírez y Cía 1866-67. 36,5 cm. 33 números (2 fulles cada número). Any I, nº1: 10 de Juny de 1866 al nº33: 20 de Gener de 1867. (Col lecció completa). Enc. cartoné. (Ref. 9600-11). Revista catalana.

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        Männergruppen. 4 Bleistiftskizzen sitzender Männer auf einem Blatt.

      o. J. (ca. 1920er Jahre).. 1 Blatt beidseitig mit Bleistift bezeichnet. Format ca. 21,2x27,4 cm.. Fritz Mackensen, Worpswede (1866-1953) war Mitbegründer der Künstlerkolonie Worpswede und Leiter der Nordischen Kunsthochschule, der heutigen Hochschule für Künste Bremen. Unsigniert und undatiert, aber beigelegt eine handschriftliche Versicherung der Echtheit und Provinienz einer Verwandten Fritz Mackensen! - Männer in Salon- und privaten Bibliotheksumgebungen, wohl beim Diner gediegener Umgebung, im Gespräch oder beim Rauchen und Lesen. Gekonnte Skizzen. Mittig eine Knickspur, das Papier etwas gebräunt, marginale Randläsuren.

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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.

      M. Longmore, Montreal 1866 - First edition. 8vo., orig. cloth, 196, 22pp. ads. With ten mounted photographs by Notman. A fine copy. TPL 4536. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Method of Comparing the Lines and Draughting Vessels, Propelled by Sail or Steam, Including a Chapter on Laying Off on the Mould Loft Floor

      NY: , 1866 NY, 1866. 14 b/w folding plans. 70 pp. with tables in text. This is a rare and important book on American marine architecture, written by the father of the great clipper ship designer (also named Samuel) and containing some of the son’s clipper ship plans, as well as the method father and son developed for generating perfect hull forms. See Brewington p. 95. (Even 75 years ago he noted that this work was “scarce.”) McDonald 335. Short tear at gutter of frontispiece folding chart, top of title page slightly dusty, else an excellent copy internally, with seventeen folding tables and plates (some over thirty inches in length). Bound in original pebbled cloth with gold cover lettering, Wear to spine ends, but a good copy of a rare book.

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        Can You Forgive Her?

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1866. London - Chapman and Hall, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fictional work from one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era, Anthony Trollope. Second edition. Two volumes bound as one. Featuring forty illustrations, including a frontispiece, by Phiz and Marcus Stone. Condition: In original cloth binding, with gilt design to the spine. Externally, lightly rubbed, with wear to extremities. Both hinges have failed. Internally, generally, firmly bound, aside from from the first few leaves working loose. Bright, and generally clean, aside from the odd handling mark, and spot. Very small marginal tide mark to the endpapers, and frontispiece. W. H. Smith blind stamp to the front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Schloß Schönstein.

      . Aquarell v. P. Vogel (nicht signiert), v. 1866, 15 x 19,8 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Vorliegendes Aquarell ist die Originalvorlage von P. Vogel für das bei Alexander Duncker in Berlin erschiene Werk "Die ländlichen Wohnsitze, Schlösser und Residenzen der ritterschaftlichen Grundbesitzer in der preussischen Monarchie ...". - Unten links von Hand die Nummer "No. 518.", die identisch mit der Nummer des Inhaltsverzeichnises des neunten Bandes (1866-1867) von Duncker ist.

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        Raphael Santi: His Life and His Works

      London - Smith, Elder, and Co., 1866. London - Smith, Elder, and Co., 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly boundVictorian biography of the great Italian artist Raphael. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. With a prize presentation label to the front free endpaper in Latin awarded to Gualtero Aston for art, dated 1877. Translated by F. E. Bunnett. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Foxed to the first and last few pages but otherwise generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Inventions decoratives. Choix de compositions et de motifs d'ornementation par (Marc) L.(ouis) Solon ,Kl.-Fol.

      Paris, A. Morel 1866. Tit. u. 50 gest. Taf. in Tondruck, Hldr. d. Zt., (Abb.), Einbd. stark läd., tls. stockfl. Solon 396 ("Several of the sketches have been executed at the Imperial Manufactury of Sevres"). Schneider-Henn, Ornament, 48. - Formen und Dekore mit reichlichem, plastischem Figurenschmuck.

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        Mugby Junction, Christmas 1866, All The Year Round

      ll The Year Round, 1866. ll The Year Round, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The uncommon additional Christmas issue of All the Year Round from 1866. Bound in yellowpaper wraps. The wraps are not original. The Extra Christmas Number of All The Year Round conducted by Charles Dickens. Containing the Amount of Two Ordinary Numbers. Contributors includes Charles Dickens, Andrew Halliday, Charles Collins, Hesba Stretton and Amelia B. Edwards. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, with slight bumping and a slight curl to the paper. Internally the pages have slight browning and intermittent spots. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Black Crook (Five original carte de visite photographs)

      Five original carte de visite photographs, each 2 1/2 x 4"). Stiff backing, printed in sepia. These rare photographs picture character dancers from the original performances, published by Gurney & Son (New York), (ca. 1866). Some dancers are named in pencil on verso: Laquaidi (?), Mezzen, Eriesteini. The Black Crook (1866) was a melodramatic musical spectacle in four acts with book by Charles M. Bara and original music by Giuseppe Operti. Produced by William Wheatley and Henry C. Jarret at Niblo's Garden, New York, it premiered Sept 12, 1866 and ran for 475 performances. The Black Crook was revived at various theatres throughout the rest of the century and spawned any number of imitations. Ed Binney notes, "The great American theatrical furore, immediately following the close of our Civil War, to this day a colorful legend in our stage annals, was The Black Crook, a Parisian importation in which ballet, very good ballet, figured prominently." The photographs are printed by Jeremiah Gurney & sons, 707 Broadway (1812 - 1886), one of the first photographic studios in America. Gurney established his photo gallery in New York (189 Broadway) in 1840. His was one of the first such establishments in the United States. As one of the few photographers in America who knew the daguerreotype process, he attracted wealthier clients and celebrities who were both curious and amazed by the relatively new invention. His success attracted the interest of Matthew Brady who, after some pointers from Gurney, established a rival studio at Fulton Street and Broadway. Gurney eventually moved to a spacious studio at 707 Broadway [J. Gurney & Son]. All memorabilia surrounding this scandalous and important production is highly collected. The Black Crook was scandalous because of the seeming nudity of the legs of the chorus girls (actually they wore flesh colored tights). The Black Crook marks an important epoch because its form of melodramatic musical spectacle in several acts became the standard form for musical comedy, as it is performed today.

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        The Atlantic Telegraph.

      . Dedicated by Special Permission to His Royal Highness Albert Edward Prince of Wales. London: Day & Son Ltd. [1866]. With 25 tinted lithographs after drawings by Robert Dudley. V + 117 + [4] pp. Publisher's green pictorial cloth, richly gilt on spine and frontboard, blindtooled decorations on backboard. Binding weakly grubby, last free endpapers torn..

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        Les Chansons des Rues et des Bois

      Paris- Librairie International, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1866. Paris- Librairie International, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first Parisian edition of Les Chansons des Rues et des Bois, from Victor Hugo, in a decorative calf binding. Whilst the Brussel's edition is stated 1865,itseems the Paris edition waspublished simultaneously. There is no edition stated in this copy. In the original French. Condition: In a half calf binding. Externally, slightly rubbed. The front joint is just starting. Internally, firmly bound, with intermittent scattered foxing, prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        A Pastor's Sketches; Or, Conversations with Anxious Inquirers Respecting the Way of Salvation

      London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1866. London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this Victorian religious work, in a full calf binding. Contains decorative head and tail pieces. N. B: This work does not contain illustrated sketches. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt edges. Externally, smart with some shelfwear only. Sunning to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. A few spots to the endpapers but otherwise bright and clean. Copperplate ink inscription to the front free endpaper, dated 1868. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Almanach du Charivari.

      Paris, Lithographie Ch. Fernique 1866 - . Collation : 320 x 490 Belle affiche publicitaire, pleine d'humour et imprimée en trois couleurs pour la 7e année de l'Almanach du Charivari. Non signée, mais attribuable à Cham. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        Les derniers marquis. Deux mois aux Pyrénées.

      Paris, Dentu 1866 - In-12. Collation : (4), IV pp., 275 pp. Demi-basane rouge, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.) Seule édition. Dans "Les derniers Marquis", Louise Colet raconte sa saison d'eaux passée, dans les Pyrénées, aux Eaux-Bonnes. C'est le théâtre d'une intrigue, relevant de fort petites passions parmi les curistes. Publié à la suite, "Deux mois aux Pyrénées" est un classique récit de voyage, passant par Dax, Pau, Eaux-Chaudes, Gabas, Laruns, Oléron, Bayonne, Biarritz, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Fontarabie. Louise Colet (Aix-en-Provence, 1835- P., 1876) a publié des poèmes, des romans et des ouvrages autobiographiques, mais elle est restée surtout célèbre pour sa longue et orageuse liaison avec Gustave Flaubert, qui lui écrivit des centaines de lettres. Cet ouvrage, qui a probablement connu un échec commercial, est aujourd'hui très rare. Seuls trois exemplaires sont conservés dans les bibliothèques publiques: BNF, Toulouse, Institut de France. Cachet répété du club alpin suisse. Bon exemplaire. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        Felix Holt: The Radical

      nbsp;Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1866. nbsp;Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The complete set of this highly sought after work from prolific author, Mary Anne, under her famous pseudonym George Eliot. First edition. Inthe Carter C variant binding often considered the rarest of the bindings. Featuring the original publishers catalogue to the rear of volume three. All volumes have their original half titles. Published around the time of the Second Reform Act, Felix Holt, the Radical takes a nostalgic look at events during the time of the First Reform Act in 1832. Little attention is paid to the preceding social or political mechanisms underlying the Reform. More relevant to the story is the social change seen in rural towns across England resulting from political change. Treby Magna, previously isolated from notions of national politics and national religion, becomes exposed to the riotous upheaval seen in other English towns when it is made a polling station. In January 1868, Eliot penned an article entitled Address to Working Men, by Felix Holt. This came on the heels of the Second Reform Act of 1867 which expanded the right to vote beyond the landed classes and was written in the character of, and signed by, Felix Holt. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In original publishers' cloth bindings, with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, a trifle rubbed, with wear and loss to the extremities and spines. Chipping to the head and tail of spines, and backstrip to volume tree is lifting. One joint is strained, and four hinges are slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, with instances of spotting, and handling marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Larrance's Post Office Chart, and Maps of Ten States, Showing the Locality of the Counties and County Seats in a Moment, By Figures .

      Cincinnati 1866 - Original cloth, worn and somewhat soiled. Mild stain to title page, otherwise very good internally. 48 pp., including 20 maps of Mid-western states (2 of each state). Facing each map are listings of the counties and county seats in each of the states. All pages are printed with blue borders and axes with the state and county information in red. At page 3 is a short testamonial, dated Nov.10, 1858, from Abraham Lincoln. OCLC 6577905. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ANDORRA; L'ANDORRE

      Tipografía y Litografía Poemiès. - Paris. Librerie Centrale. 1866. Primera edición. Francés.196Pág+2h(indice). Rústica. Magnífica monografía de Andorra e inedita. Con esta Gran Obra Victorin Vidal da una respuesta contundente a las teorías de Sánchez de la Campa a los antecedentes y consecuencias que daron a lugar. Raríssima Obra y difícil en comercio.esta por estrenar. Ref 6.3 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Story of Norman Conquest

      London - Art-Union of London, 1866. London - Art-Union of London, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An illustrated History of the Norman Conquest, as engraved by Daniel Maclise, R. A. with The Story of the Norman Conquest. Argument to first page. First edition. Daniel Maclise (25 January 1806- 25 April 1870) was an Irish history, literary and portrait painter, and illustrator, who worked for most of his life in London, England. With Art-Union of London subscription advertisement bound in to rear. Condition: In a clothbinding. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities and with staining and some marks to boards. With slight tears to cloth to front joint although joint firm. Hinges tender with previous amateur reinforcement. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with only the odd spot. Overall: GOOD.

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        Snow Bound

      Boston - Ticknor and Fields, 1866. Boston - Ticknor and Fields, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Whittier's best known poemThis is the first edition, second issue with the final page (52) unnumbered as shown above. With the original binding bound into the book at the rear, as shown above. Bound by Stikeman & Co. Bound in half leather with green cloth covered boards and gilt lettering. John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Thispoem takes place in what is today known as the John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead, which still stands in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The poem chronicles a rural New England family as a snowstorm rages outside for three days. Stuck in their home, the family members exchange stories by their roaring fire. Whittier began the poem originally as a personal gift to his niece Elizabeth as a method of remembering the family. Nevertheless, he told publisher James Thomas Fields about it, referring to it as a homely picture of old New England homes. Snow-Bound was first published as a book-length poem on February 17, 1866. Snow-Bound was financially successful, much to Whittier's surprise. By the summer after its first publication, sales had reached 20,000, earning Whittier royalties of ten cents per copy. He ultimately collected $10,000 for it. Its popularity also led to the home depicted in the poem being preserved as a museum in 1892. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some slight wear to the extremities including slight bumping, and discolouration to the spine. The front inner hinge is slightly strained. Internally the pages are clean and bright with the odd handling mark. There is some slight offsetting from the frontispiece. Overall the condition of the book is very good..

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        Oeuvres completes de Moliere

      Paris - Chez Firmin Didot Freres, 1866. Paris - Chez Firmin Didot Freres, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Handsome gilt tooled full calf leather binding with school crest to front board and marbled fore edge. The complete works of Moliere in the original French with portrait frontispiece. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his stage name, Molire (January 15, 1622 February 17, 1673) was a French playwright and actor who is considered one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molire's best-known dramas are Le Misanthrope, (The Misanthrope), L'cole des femmes (The School for Wives), Tartuffe ou l'Imposteur, (Tartuffe or the Hypocrite), L'Avare ou l'cole du mensonge (The Miser), and Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (The Bourgeois Gentleman). From a prosperous family and having studied at the Jesuit Clermont College (now Lyce Louis-le-Grand), Molire left with a good education to begin a life in the theatre. Thirteen years on the road as an actor helped him to polish his comic abilities while he also began writing, combining Commedia dell'Arte elements with the more refined French comedy. Through the patronage of a few aristocrats including the brother of Louis XIV, Molire procured a command performance before the King at the Louvre. Performing a classic play by Pierre Corneille and a farce of his own, Le Docteur amoureux (The Doctor in Love), Molire was granted the use of Salle du Petit-Bourbon at the Louvre, a spacious room appointed for theatrical performances. Later, Molire was granted the use of the Palais-Royal, in both locations he found success among the Parisians with plays such as Les Prcieuses ridicules (The Affected Ladies), L'cole des maris (The School for Husbands) and L'cole des femmes (The School for Wives). This royal favour brought a royal pension to his troupe and the title Troupe du Roi (The King's Troupe). Molire continued as the official author of court entertainments. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. There is some minor wear to the extremities including some marks to the boards and some rubbing to the edges. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some isolated spotting in a couple of places including to the title page and frontispiece. There is a College stamp to the front blank end paper and a prize inscription beneath..

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        Forty-three Days In An Open Boat [In: Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 34, No. 199, December, 1866]

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. First Edition. Original wraps. Good. First Edition. [1]-136, [4], [4 ads] pages plus wrappers. 6 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. Untrimmed and partially uncut. Creasing and minor soiling to the wrappers. Spine intact but with tearing towards the base. Original wraps. Merle Johnson notes Mark Twain's first book was printed in 1867. The story offered here, Forty Three Days in an Open Boat, predates that first book publication, appearing on pages 104-113 of the December 1866 issue of this periodical. The story was published in the Sacramento Union in 1866. This version (with additions) was published in the national periodical Harper's New Monthly Magazine, making it Twain's first national magazine publication. Unlike some books serialized over months in periodicals, this story is complete in this single issue. It was not attributed to a particular author, but the annual magazine index notes the author as Mark Swain (a typographical error). Bound volumes are fairly available, but copies in the original wrappers are more difficult to obtain given the ephemeral nature of the binding.

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        De L'Emploi de la Force Dans Les Accouchements

      Paris - Imprimerie, 1866. Paris - Imprimerie, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of a Thesis Report on the application of force inregards to childbirth,presented to the 'Facult de Mdecine de Paris' by Le Dr. Emile Bailly. The full title being: 'Concours Pour L'Agregation (Section de chirurgie et d'accouchements). De L'Emploi de la Force Dans Accouchements. Thse Prsente et Soutenue a la Facult de Mdicine. 'Emile Bailly has also written numerous other medical papers and works. In French. Condition: Disbound. Generally it is held firmly by the cords but the last section is working loose. Bright and slightly dusted but generally clean. Overall Condition: GOOD only due to being disbound..

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        Notes cliniques sur la chirurgie utérine dans ses rapports avec le traitement de la stérilité.

      Paris, Masson 1866 - In-8 [213 x 130 mm]. Collation : (6), VI, 500 pp. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première traduction française de "Clinical notes on uterine surgery". Un travail pionnier sur le traitement de la stérilité, écrit à Paris où James Marion Sims (1813-1883) vivait en exil. "A revolutionary and controversial work, written in Paris while Sims was in voluntary exile because of the U.S. Civil War, and first serialized in Lancet, 1864-65. Includes, pp. 16-18, the description of Sim's duck-billed speculum. Also includes important and pioneering work on the treatment of infertility, including analysis of the conditions essential to conception, and record of a successful artificial insemination." Garrison-Morton 6057. Quelques rousseurs. Bel exemplaire, très bien relié. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      Berlin - Kortkampf, 1866. Berlin - Kortkampf, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Jubilee Edition of Goldsmith's novel, in both English and German. Featuring a portrait frontispiece of Goldsmith. With numerous illustrations by Louis Richter. 'With a Biographical-Critical and Literar-Historical Introduction by Dr. Otto Roquette'. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed to extremities. Front joint only just starting. Hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Front free-endpaper detached and missing. Occasional small spots and marks, withlight foxing to first and last few pages. Occasional ink library stamps, ink shelfmark to titlepage, lending bookplate to front pastedown, and shelfmark label to spine. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Albert N'YanzaGreat Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile SourcesIn Two Volumes

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1866. London - Macmillan and Co, 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A highly sought after uniformly bound set of travel works exploring the nile sources. First edition. Containing many maps, illustrations throughout the text, and portraits. Volume one featureseight plates, including a coloured map of Nile Basin. Unfortunately the map of the route is absent. Volume two is complete with seven plates including a coloured frontispiece. Sir Samuel White Baker was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt. In March 1861 he started upon his first tour of exploration in central Africa. This, in his own words, was undertaken to discover the sources of the river Nile, with the hope of meeting the East African expedition under Captains Speke and Grant somewhere about the Lake Victoria. After a year spent on the SudanEthiopian frontier, during which time he learned Arabic, explored the Atbara river and other Nile tributaries, and proved that the Nile sediment came from Ethiopia, he arrived at Khartoum, leaving that city in December 1862 to follow up the course of the White Nile. His other works include The Rifle And Hound In Ceylon, The Nile Tributaries Of Abyssinia; And The Sword Of Hamran Arabs and Wild Beasts And Their Ways, Reminescenses Of Europe, Asia, Africa And America. This work remains his most famous. Bound by Burn and Co. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In original cloth bindings with gilt design to the front boards. Externally, light rubbing, and wear to extremities. Shelfwear to the spines. Library bookplates to the front boards of both volumes. All hinges are slightly strained. Internally, binding is tender in places. Bright throughout with some light foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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