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        The Scenery of Ithaca and the Head Waters of the Cayuga Lake, as Portrayed by Different Writers, and Edited by the Publisher

      Ithaca, N.Y: Spence Spencer, 1866. (NEW YORK, ITHACA) First edition. 12mo. Illustrated with full-page wood engravings. 150, [4] pp. Nineteenth-century half green morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, marbled edges. Beautiful copy, from the library of J.B. VOORHEES of Brooklyn . [bound with:] Guide-Book to the Falls and Glens In and Near Ithaca, N.Y. 32 pp. Illustrated with 4 MOUNTED VINTAGE PHOTOS (albumen prints) of the falls. 12mo, Ithaca: Spence Spencer n.d. [ca. 1866]. First edition. RARE. ONLY ONE COPY FOUND (Cornell) [bound with:] HALSEY, Lewis. The Falls of Taughannock ... 95 pp. New York, 1866. First edition Also inserted as an extra illustration is a 4pp. advertisement (folded) for Spence Spencer's Stereoscope views of The Scenery of ithaca ... . Spencer was responsible for publishing many of the earliest photographic images of the region, and in his Advertisement, his announces that "I have hired one of the best Photograph Artists in the United States to take Stereoscope Views of the Scenery", and it is quite possible that that same photographer might be G.F. GATES (cf. TRUTHFUL LENS #78), whose photographs illustrated the 2nd edition of Halsey's The Falls of Taughannock (1872), the first edition of which is bound in with Spencer's two other books

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        VOYAGE D'UNE EGYPTIEN EN SYRIE, EN PHENICIE, EN PALESTINE, &C.

      Challon-sur-Soane & Paris 1866 - Quarto, handsomely leather bound in a plain half red morocco over marbled boards. Half title, title, dedication, i-viiipp, 1-420pp, advertisement leaf- illustrated with 13 double page plates (12 of Papyrus Anastasi and one of a coach). Complete, good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nuova enciclopedia popolare italiana ovvero dizionario generale di scienze, lettere, arti, storia, geografia, ecc. ecc. Opera compilata sulle migliori in tal genere inglesi, tedesche e francesi, coll'assistenza e col consiglio di scenziati e letterati italiani, corredata di molte inc. in legno n.t. e tavole in rame. Tomi 24 più indice e 2 vol con 391 tavole.

      Utet 1863 1866 27 tomi complessivi per un totale di 25960 pagine e con 391 tav. su 408. Legature in mezza èpergamena coeva muta. Bel complesso ancota in buono stato di conservazione.

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        The Life of Man

      London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Co, 1866 Symbolized by the months of the year in a series of illustrations by John Leighton and pourtrayed in their seasons and phases, with passages selected from ancient and modern authors. In the very rare, superb, decorative cloth binding by Edmonds & Remnants, bevelled edges, corners a little bumped. Spine again has lots of decorative gilt, edges very slightly bumped, title in gilt. Internally, red endpapers, small ink name to fep, decorative half title and frontispiece, (xii), [4], 240 pp, small binders label to ep, all edges in gilt. A wonderful title in an attractive cloth binding.

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        THE HOUSE BY THE CHURCH-YARD ... New Edition

      London: Richard Bentley,. 1866. original decorated green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, brown coated endpapers, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed.. Small advertising leaf for Chapman and Hall's "Select Library of. Fiction" tipped in on front free endpaper, Edmonds & Remnants. binder's ticket affixed to rear paste-down. Attractive fantasy. bookplate of Richard Blackburn affixed to front paste-down. Cloth. frayed at spine ends with some shallow loss, corner tips worn, a. tight, very good copy with inner hinges intact and clean text block.. A nice copy of a book seldom found in decent condition. (#104769). First printing of the first one-volume (and first illustrated) edition. This edition, published as number 14 of "Bentley's Favourite Novels," was considerably rewritten and enlarged. It contains 99 chapters as against 88 in the three-volume editions. THE HOUSE BY THE CHURCH-YARD is one of "four sensation novels [written by Le Fanu] that are the best of their kind ... . Aside from three interpolated tales treating the supernatural" [notably, "The Haunting of the Tiled House"] it "is devoted to mystery and to exposing dark crimes committed in the past" (Bleiler [ed], Supernatural Fiction Writers, p. 225). "The supernatural plays a minor but crucial role" (Barron [ed], Horror Literature 2-49). "There are connoisseurs of the ghostly who put it first among Le Fanu's works" (Tymn [ed], Horror Literature 2-61). Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 115. Ellis, Wilkie Collins, Le Fanu and Others, p. 158, etc. Sullivan, Elegant Nightmares, p. 36. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 261. Bleiler (1948), p. 177. Hubin (1994), p. 493. Sadleir 1379e. Wolff 4016c.

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        On the Anatomy of Vertebrates.

      London: Longmans Green and Co. -68 1866 - First edition, 3 vols., xlii, 650 + 24pp., of adverts; viii, 592, 2 folding printed tables; x, 915, [1] + 24pp., of adverts, numerous text woodcuts throughout, several old unobtrusive library stamps, inner hinges shaken, orig. cloth, a couple of short tears to joints. Vol. I. Fishes and Reptiles; Vol. II. Birds and Mammals; Vol. III. Mammals. "The most important work on the subject since Curier. It is based entirely on personal observations."â€"Garrison & Morton. Garrison & Morton, 336; Norman, 1627. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of the Mission Voyage of The Schooner 'Southern Cross' to the Melanesian Islands: With Statement of Accounts. Made in May - October 1866.

      Daily Southern Cross, Auckland 1866 - 24 pages plus 5 pages accounts. Very rare publication on a visit from Auckland to Norfolk Island, Loyalty Islands, Vate Island, Mae Island, Whitsuntide Island, Aurora Island, Mota Island, Araa Island, Solomon Islands, San Christoval, Anudha Island, Ysabel, Mahaga Island, Parahu, Paraqoi, Savo Island, Ubuna, Tewatana, Ubuna, Marowo, Wango, Santa Cruz, Banks Island Group, Vanua Lava, Santa Maria Island, Ulava, Gulf Islands, Malanta, Marau, Guadalcanar, Mahaga, Bligh Island, Motlav Island, Star Island, Mwerlav, Leper's Island, Ambrym, Malikoto, and others mentioned. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Schwedens Politik und Kriege in den Jahren 1808 bis 1814 vorzüglich unter Leitung des Kronprinzen Carl Johan.

      Von G. Swederus. Deutsche, von dem Verfasser gänzlich umgearbeitete Ausgabe. Aus dem Schwedischen von Dr. C. F. Frisch. 1-2. Leipzig, Fr. Fleischer, 1866. 8:o. XII,+ 403; VIII,+ 408 s.+ 2 utvikbara kartor. Stora marginaler, delvis ouppsprättad. Samtida hfrbd, ryggar med upphöjda bind. Två volymer, ryggarna något fläckiga. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Setterwall 3306. Tysk översättning av "Sveriges krig och politik åren 1808-1815", som utkom 1864. Georg Swederus (1796-1888) var mycket flitig författare inom vitt skilda områden, framförallt inom ekonomi, sociala frågor och historia, men han skrev även en bok om jakt i Skandinavien. Boken "Politik och krig" utlöste en polemik mellan honom och Pehr Sparre. Carl Friedrich Frisch var lärare och översättare, och från 1833 subrektor vid tyska skolan i Stockholm. Han översatte en stor mängd svenska verk till tyska, bl.a. av Strinnholm och Flygare-Carlén

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        A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866 First edition, first printing. One of 1,546 copies printed. Original publisher's purple C cloth, binding A (priority not determined), with diamond pattern and central wreath stamped in blind, spine lettering stamped in gilt, brown coated endpapers. A near fine copy, with some very slight wear to the spine ends, minor toning to the spine and bottom edge of the front board, bright spine gilt, a few faint spots to the spine, sturdy spine without any cracking, bright and crisp pages. An excellent copy, very unusual in this condition. BAL 20117 In addition to "A Yankee in Canada," this volume contains the first book publications of Thoreau's essays, "Civil Disobedience" and "Life Without Principle;" each essay had been previously published serially in different literary magazines. The titular essay is based on Thoreau's 1850 trip to Canada. In the same year, the American Fugitive Slave Law was passed, igniting a wave of abolitionism in New England. This volume includes Thoreau's defense of John Brown, first delivered as a speech in 1859, which is indicative of Thoreau's leadership of the abolitionist movement in New England and his radical support for John Brown before his execution. A Yankee in Canada contains "Prayers" by Ralph Waldo Emerson, who was also living in New England in the mid-1800s and whom Thoreau encouraged to support the abolitionist movement. Published posthumously, A Yankee in Canada united Thoreau's moral theories about humanism, individualism, and naturalism.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Ten Years in Sarawak. 2 Vols

      Tinsley Brothers, London 1866 - 2 Vols. Vol I, pp xv, 373, frontis, plates, folding map; Vol II, pp viii, 339, frontis, plates. "With an introduction by H.H. The Rajah Sir James Brooke." Half calf and marbled boards. Split to calf at hinges on both volumes. Back board of vol 1 detached. Loss to spine on Vol I, 2" at the top and 1" in bottom third. Internally the books are very good. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life and Recollections of a New Zealand Colonist. 3 Volumes

      R. Madley, London 1866 - 3 Vols. Vol 1, pp xvii, 361; Vol 2, pp vii, 420, lxxx; Vol 3, pp viii, 418. Vol 3 published 1875 and slightly smaller in size. Cloth binding with gilt spine titles (spines of vols 1-2 faded). Extremely rare in a 3 vol set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ninth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park, for the Year ending with December 31, 1865

      New York: Wm. C. Bryant & Co.. 1866. First. First edition. Octavo. 135pp., illustrated with 4 tinted lithographic plates, 1 color lithographic plate (Coat of Arms), 1 large folded color lithographic map, 2 smaller folded maps, and two mounted photographs. Publisher's blind stamped brown cloth boards, gilt title centerpiece on the front board. Owner's small bookplate on the front free endpaper. Rear board professionally reattached; spine ends chipped, last leaf and free endpaper neatly detached, else very good. This Ninth Annual Report describes and illustrates the many improvements and progress of the work on Central Park up to January 1st, 1866. The handsome tinted lithographs depict the Lake (frontispiece plate); a Drinking Place for Horses; the Tunnel and Traffic road; and the Statue of Commerce. The large color lithographic "Map of the Central Park" measures approximately 34" x 9". The two early original oval photographs of the Rustic Bridge and Boat Landing are clean and bright. Included also are two additional folded maps, tables, and plans. A scarce, handsome copy. OCLC locates three copies. .

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        Un Génie en Herbe.

      Paris, chez tous les libraires. [ Arras, typ. Schoutheer ]. 1866 - In-16, (141 x 91 mm.), (4)- 192 pp., 1/2 vélin bradel ivoire, pièce de titre touge, rel. de l' ép. Ed. originale fort rare, "Ouvrage tiré à petit nombre pour les grands Amateurs". Aventures de Latygne au Quartier Latin, ou notre picard est censé triompher dans le monde des Lettres, de fait survit dans la faune littéraro- journalistique du temps, entre bal Bullier et soirées à l' absinthe, soirées folles en compagnie de Petite- Vertu, Dard, Bacchante, la Canuchette, etc. Littérature canularesque, Michu, précurseur des Hydropathes, un Trézenik avant l' heure, moins le quart. Réhabilitons Michu ! Envoi autographe à Prevost- Paradol, ex- libris de Ludovic Halévy. Bel ex. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A YANKEE IN CANADA, WITH ANTI-SLAVERY AND REFORM PAPERS

      Ticknor & Fields, Boston 1866 - Original green C cloth, Binding C, no priority given. 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'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. Bookplate of Julian La Pierre, M.D. dated 1904 on the front pastedown. Scattered light foxing; cloth with no wear but old staining to the spine and especially the rear cover. Still a Very Good copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Oberland and it's Glaciers. Explored and Illustrated with Ice-Axe and Camera.

      London: Alfred W. Bennett. 1866 - First edition. 4to. xii, 243 pp. With 17 original albumen prints mounted in text and 11 full-page with tissue guards. In the publisher's maroon, morocco-grain cloth, blind- and gilt-stamped. Bevel-edged boards, aeg. Small water-stain to fore-edge of first few leaves, not affecting text. Minor scattered spotting and usual browning to tissue-guards. Volume has been expertly re-backed with spine strip laid down. Book plates of William & Elizabeth Bennett and Frederick Pollock to front paste-down, binders ticket of Westley's to rear. Should you be contemplating a field-trip to the Alps with wet-collodian plates, you will find the ?Notes by the Photographer? chapter particularly instructive, the glaciers depicted here will, however, be much-reduced. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The DEAD LETTER [as Serialized in] BEADLE'S MONTHLY, A Magazine of To-Day. Vol. I - III

      Beadle and Company New York:: Beadle and Company,. 1866 - 1867.. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-5/8". 1st Beadle publication (Hubin I, p. 672 [showing an 1866 publication date]; Johannsen BEADLE I, pp 150 & 421 & II, pp 279 - 280; Wright II, 2584 [showing an 1867 publication date]). Not in Baird & Greenwood. 3 volumes (576; 560; 576 pp).. Original publisher's black leather spines over black cloth boards, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine.. A square & tight VG+ set, showing just minor wear.. From the present remove of a century & a quarter, we can now categorically state the January 1866 debut issue of Beadle's Monthly to be a watershed publication in American letters, for it gave wide audience to Mrs Metta V. Victor's ground-breaking piece of literature, The Dead Letter, which we now know has the distinction of being the first detective novel written by a woman. Steinbrunner & Penzler, ENCYCLOPEDIA Of MYSTERY & DETECTION, state this work is "one of the most important detective novels published in the United States..." And one of the rarest too; despite the fact that, beginning with this appearance, Beadle, from 1866 - 1878, published the title in 4 different series, the work rarely appears on the commercial market. We're pleased to offer it here, in its original, and first, Beadle publication. Furthermore, these 3 volumes also contain 9 other pieces by Mrs. Victor [one under her pseudonym, Rose Kennedy], including poetry, short -stories & the novel, "Who Was He?". All-in-all, a significant gathering, in one lot, from an important 19th C. American Lady- of-Letters. NB. There is anecdotal evidence, from the publisher himself [cf. Beadle's Monthly, Feb 1867, p. 195], wherein he states the work "was, in fact, produced two years previous to the issue of our first number. We make this statement to forestall the circulation of such errors as those adverted to..." This 'admission' not withstanding, the actual location of an 1864 edition has proven quite elusive; we find absolutely no modern on-line record documenting the existence of such an edition, and therefore believe that anyone who wants this title for their collection would do well to look to this 1866 publication. . Victor's work illustrated with 22 cuts.

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        The DEAD LETTER [as Serialized in] BEADLE'S MONTHLY, A Magazine of To-Day. Vol. I - III

      New York:: Beadle and Company,. 1866 - 1867.. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-5/8". 1st Beadle publication (Hubin I, p. 672 [showing an 1866 publication date]; Johannsen BEADLE I, pp 150 & 421 & II, pp 279 - 280; Wright II, 2584 [showing an 1867 publication date]). Not in Baird & Greenwood. 3 volumes (576; 560; 576 pp).. Original publisher's black leather spines over black cloth boards, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine.. A square & tight VG+ set, showing just minor wear.. From the present remove of a century & a quarter, we can now categorically state the January 1866 debut issue of Beadle's Monthly to be a watershed publication in American letters, for it gave wide audience to Mrs Metta V. Victor's ground-breaking piece of literature, The Dead Letter, which we now know has the distinction of being the first detective novel written by a woman. Steinbrunner & Penzler, ENCYCLOPEDIA Of MYSTERY & DETECTION, state this work is "one of the most important detective novels published in the United States..." And one of the rarest too; despite the fact that, beginning with this appearance, Beadle, from 1866 - 1878, published the title in 4 different series, the work rarely appears on the commercial market. We're pleased to offer it here, in its original, and first, Beadle publication. Furthermore, these 3 volumes also contain 9 other pieces by Mrs. Victor [one under her pseudonym, Rose Kennedy], including poetry, short -stories & the novel, "Who Was He?". All-in-all, a significant gathering, in one lot, from an important 19th C. American Lady- of-Letters. NB. There is anecdotal evidence, from the publisher himself [cf. Beadle's Monthly, Feb 1867, p. 195], wherein he states the work "was, in fact, produced two years previous to the issue of our first number. We make this statement to forestall the circulation of such errors as those adverted to..." This 'admission' not withstanding, the actual location of an 1864 edition has proven quite elusive; we find absolutely no modern on-line record documenting the existence of such an edition, and therefore believe that anyone who wants this title for their collection would do well to look to this 1866 publication. . Victor's work illustrated with 22 cuts.

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        A Hunter's Experiences in the Southern States of America being an Account of the Natural History of the various Quadrupeds and Birds which are the Objects of Chase in those Countries

      London: Longmans, 1866. hardcover. very good(+). By Capt. Flack, (pseud.). [6], 359pp. (lacks last 32pp. which contain the index and ads). Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 brown calf, decoratively gilt spine, cloth slipcase, a.e.g. London: Longman's, Green, 1866. Near Fine but for small ink marks on the front fly-leaf. A bright copy. "This hunter (St. John) lived for many years in the South during the forties and fifties. ... Each chapter, usually limited to one kind of wildlife, begins with a rather technical but informative treatise on the description and the habits of that animal. ... The outstanding merit of this rare and fascinating book is the author's meticulous attention to detail, based upon his wide range of activity and his particular flare for recording realistically and vividly his pursuit of fauna of the American South." Clark III, 314. Howes F-168. Sabin 24639.

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        Colton's Sectional Map of Missouri

      New York : Colton, 1866. Map. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Wonderful oversized pocket-sized map and engraved ornamental headings, several folds into original brown cloth small folder, VG, a few wrinkles but doesn't appear to be torn or missing pieces, 1st edn, about b30" x 35" hand coloured map..

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        Études et controverses historiques

      Louis herv?Louis hervé, 1866. in12 Broché

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        Voyage Pittoresque et Anecdotique dans le Nord et le Sud des Etats-Unis d'Amerique

      Paris: A. Laplace, 1866. hardcover. near fine. Engraved frontis., numerous plates throughout from drawings by Mm. Saintin, Jules Noel, Lebreton et Foulquier, some tinted. Gravures by Mm. Willmann, Outhwaite, Ferdinand Delannoy, Lalaisse and Golin. 469pp., thick 4to, original 1/2 leather, gilt-dec. raised bands, blind-stamped cloth, a.e.g., tissue guards; (endpapers lightly stained). Paris: A. Laplace, 1866. Near Fine.

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        Original Watercolour showing an African Village with Native Inhabitants, Titled]: "Sir R. Baker's Source of the Nile."

      1866 - Ca. 1866. Grisaille watercolour and pencil on an album leaf, ca. 18x27 cm (ca. 7 x 10 ½ in). Captioned in pencil on the lower margin. With a pencil sketch of a native African man on verso. Mounted in a recent mat, overall a very good watercolour. The talented artist was British navy officer George Goldsmith. He joined the Royal Navy in 1821 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (1828), Commander (1841), Captain (1842), Vice-Admiral (1867) and Admiral (1875). Goldsmith served in the Mediterranean, West Coast Africa and the East Indies. He took part in the 1st Anglo-Chinese War, with HMS Hyacinth; and the Crimean War, with HMS Sidon under his command. Upon return to Britain he became Superintendent of the dockyard at Chatham and was created Companion of the Bath for his services in the Crimea. The watercolour shows a native village, apparently near Lake Albert - one of the African Great Lakes which was discovered by Baker during his travel to the region in 1861-1865. Baker proved the lake to be, together with Lake Victoria, the source of the Nile - and for this achievement he was knighted and awarded with the gold medals of the Royal Geographical Society and Paris Geographical Society. Curiously, Baker's name in the caption is initialed as "R", instead of "S"[amuel].

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        Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies

      London: Day & Son, Limited,, 1866. The First Collected Edition of the Dramatic Works. A reproduction in exact facsimile of the Famous First Folio, 1623, by the newly-discovered process of photo-lithography, executed, by express permission of Lord Ellesmere and the Trustees of the British Museum, from the matchless copies in Bridgewater House and the National Library, at the suggestion, and under the superintendence of H. Staunton. Folio (387 × 240 mm). Early-20th century brown half morocco, spine gilt in compartments with Tudor rose tools, brown cloth sides, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved portrait to title. A little dulling to cloth sides, a little spotting title page and a few early leaves, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. The first photo-accurate facsimile of Shakespeare's First Folio. Though not the earliest facsimile, this was the first made using photo-lithography, whereas the others had been created as type facsimiles. Handsomely bound.

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        The Logic of Chance

      London and Cambridge: Macmillan and Co.,, 1866. An Essay on the Foundations and Province of the Theory of Probability, with especial reference to its application to moral and social science. Octavo (172 × 114 mm). Original publisher's red cloth, blindstamp rule border to covers, spine ruled and lettered gilt. With the ownership inscription of the author John Venn to the half-title dated October 1867. Joints rubbed with a short split, head and tail of spine a little frayed. A fine copy with an excellent provenance. First edition of Venn's first book. "In The Logic of Chance Venn pioneered the frequency theory of probablilty, in which assertions of probability are understood as purely empirically based judgements of the recurrence of types over events over time, independent of an observer's feelings. As with much of his work, Venn is here exploring the logic and limits of belief" (ODNB). Seminal in the development of the young science of statistics, Venn's views on probability were to receive their most comprehensive philosophical critique in Keynes's Treatise on Probability in 1921. "In this book [Venn] disclaimed any attempt to make extensive use of mathematical techniques; he believed that there was a need for a thorough and logical discussion of principles, and his work was an essay in that direction" (DSB).

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        THE PRINCE'S PROGRESS and Other Poems

      London: Macmillan 1866 1st prtg, 1866. First edition. Original green cloth decorated in gilt. Near fine condition with a few traces of use to covers and a neat former owners signature on the half title page. The second book published by Christina Rosetti illustrated with two woodcuts by her brother Dante Gabriel; he also designed the cover binding.

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        Map of Long Island, and the Southern Part of Connecticut

      New York: Colton & Co., 1866. Engraved map, with full original colour, folding into gilt-stamped brown cloth covers.22 x 49½ inches. An excellent nineteenth-century map of Long Island and coastal Connecticut A detailed large-scale map of Long Island contemporary with the close of the Civil War. Most noticeable is the almost entirely rural character of the island. Just one railroad runs its entire length, from Hunter's Point to Greenpoint on the northern peninsula. Little development as of yet in Queens. The map also includes an untitled inset of New York Harbor and an advertisement for Colton & Co. laid down inside the front cover. Rumsey (5073) lists only an 1863 edition, published by J.H. Colton. Not in Phillips.

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

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

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        Leçons sur les propriétés des tissus vivants.

      1866 - Paris, Baillière, 1866. In-8, 492 p., rel. ép. demi-toile, 94 figures dans le texte. Deux cachets de bibliothèque grattés, quelques passages soul. au crayon. Edition originale. * Garrison Morton, 615 ; DSB, II, 27. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).

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        David Copperfield. A Reading. In Five Chapters

      [London]: Privately Printed [by William Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street], n.d., [ca. 1866]. ONE OF TWO KNOWN COPIES of Dickens' private edition, the present copy in earliest state and printed on thin proofing paper. 8vo (222 x 148 mm). [1, title], [2, Clowes imprint], [3]-104 (text, with Clowes imprint at foot of last page) pp. Bound in twentieth-century red morocco, top edge gilt, others uncut, by Henderson & Bisset. With a few repairs to the title page at margins and along gutter, a few paper flaws. Fine. Provenance: Herman LeRoy Edgar (his sale, 19 April 1944, $875); with leather bookplate of great Lebanese-American collector Francis Kettaneh; Kenyon Starling; Wm. Self . Dickens' public readings were among the legendary performances of the middle nineteenth century. "Dickens poured all his resources of his art and personality into these readings (his favourite always remained the adaptation from David Copperfield)" (Ackroyd, p. 902). He condensed the novel himself and selected passages relating to Dora Spenlow, whom he modelled upon Maria Beadnell, the love of his youth. The present copy, from the library of distinguished Dickensian Herman LeRoy Edgar, is one of two known copies of the private printing ordered by Dickens. Dickens' own extensively marked and rewritten copy, from the library of Cortlandt F. Bishop (lot 566, $4100 in 1938), is now in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. The title page is identical in both copies, with the subheadings "A Reading" and "In Five Chapters" on separate lines. The present copy is untrimmed; the text begins at page [3], "Chapter the First.," and bears pencil corrections in the margins of page 11, one correcting the spelling of the word "his" and the other noting an extra space within the word "am" (both are corrected in the Dickens copy at the Berg). Examination of the copy at the Berg reveals that it is printed on thicker wove paper stock, and that the sheets were trimmed by the binder; it contains an additional "Introduction" of twenty pages, numbered [i]-xx. The opening of this section is clearly derived from, and in fact partly printed from, the setting of type of the original Chapter the First, at pp. [3]-5, where large portions of text used in the "Introduction" are struck through. On p. [i] Dickens has written "in all, six chapters" and has corrected the chapter numbering throughout, so that the heading in type on page [3], "Chapter the First." is corrected by hand to Chapter "II". The present copy contains the earliest setting of Dickens' selection from David Copperfield. In the Ticknor & Fields authorized edition of the Readings, published in the autumn of 1867 (though dated 1868), David Copperfield follows Dickens' revised structure in six chapters. Unique in this state, and with distinguished provenance

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        Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World (1866)

      New York: A. J. Johnson. 1866. Hardcover. Good. 1866 edition. Folio, original black leather gilt spine, blackish green gilt cloth boards, leather corners, 133 (2) pp, with all maps present and collated complete, mainly double page maps that are colored. Good copy; binding bright, a bit warped along spine, front joint cracked, light general rubbing to leather, contents good to very good, no tears or taping to the maps, but some foxing and smudgding throughout and a noticable dampstain tidemark to top inner gutter that is in evidence in over half the maps as a quite faint 5 x 3 mild tan area at the top inner fold of those maps, most evident in the top margin, and sometimes very faint indeed. We like these maps a lot and think the damp stain is fairly minor, even if we were to put ourselves in the mindset of a collector. Great map of Texas and great maps of other world countries, too. RARE.

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        On Malformations, of the Human Heart. With Original Cases and Illustrations

      London John Churchill 1866. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Spine rubbed with upper joint cracked. Light scattered browning. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons Second Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xx, 204pp, + catalogue. 8 engraved plates.

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        Le moniteur des architects. Revue mensuelle de l´art architectural. Ancien et moderne

      Paris, Lévy 1866/67.. Nouvelle série. 2 vols. gr.-4°. 192; 224 Sp., 4 Bl. und 141 (v. 144) Taf., dav. 135 in Stahlstich, 9 in farb. Lithogr. HLdr. d. Zt. Kanten berieben, bis auf geringe Staubflecken, gutes Expl. Spaltenpagin. im 2. Bd. springt, jedoch vollständig.

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        Les Ursulines de Quebec, depuis leur établissement jusqu’à nos jours.

      Quebec: Des Presses de C. Darveau, 1863-1866. - 4 Volumes in 3. 8vo. pp. xxviii, 579; 2 p.l., 362, [2]blank, x, [2]blank, [4], [2]blank, 38; 2 p.l., 397, [1]blank, [4], [2]blank; 2 p.l., [397]-741, [1]blank, [2]. with half-titles in Vols. I, III & IV (none required in Vol. II). 2 portraits (incl. frontis.). contemporary gilt-stamped chagrin, all edges gilt (rubbed, last volume upper rear joint cracked & gouge in one compartment of spine). First Edition. TPL 9135. Gagnon I 3635 (incorrectly citing 1864 publication date for Vol. I). Sabin 98171n. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memorials of the Tower of London. by Lieut. -Gen. Lord De Ros

      London, J. Murray, 1866. 1st Edition. Very impressively illustrated with a series of steel-engraved (folding) plates and plans. Additional portrait engraving to the title. 19cm. Subjects: Tower of London (London, England) . Very good copy in the original half morocco over marble boards. Raised bands, gilt cross-bands and gilt-blocked titles. Spine bands very slightly rubbed as with age. Remains an uncommonly well-preserved example of a scarce edition.

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        DEALINGS WITH THE FAIRIES. With Illustrations by Arthur Hughes.

      [8], [1], 2-308, [4 ad's dated December 1866] pages. Engraved frontispiece and 11 other full-page engraved plates. Original decorative cloth, gilt. All edges gilt. Small octavo. First edition, earliest issue. Spine repaired, and binding generally rubbed; some fraying to the fore-edges of the first few leaves; some water-staining to the blank borders of the illustrations; else a good plus copy contained in a quarter morocco gilt folding box. Presentation copy inscribed on half-title by George Macdonald, 'A. Edward Joy with kindest regards from the Author. April 16, 1867.' Shaberman 31.

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        Millais's Collected Works

      London: Alexander Strahan, 1866. First edition. Folio size. Brown sand-grain gilt cloth, beveled boards. 80 exquisite wood engraved illustrations by Millais. All edges gilt. Covers somewhat rubbed, string marks, some wear to covers, still a very nice copy indeed of a book becoming quite scarce in the first issue.

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

      London: George Routledge and Sons, 1866. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1866. 1st. vii,[i],282,[ii]pp. Frontispiece and 18 full-page plates from wood engravings. Occasional spotting, especially to one plate which has been off-set, possibly by a fern frond. A very good copy, lately handsomely rebound in green quarter-calf, contrasting label (reading "Leyland's Adventures in South Africa"), marbled boards. §Author's inked presentation inscription to fly-leaf.

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        Holly's Country Seats: Containing Lithographic Designs For Cottages, Villas, Mansions, Etc., With Their Accompanying Outbuildings; Also, Country Churches, City Buildings, Railway Stations, Etc, Etc

      D. Appleton and Company NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1866. Hardcover. Orig. green publisher's cloth, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, cover fillets in blind. Very good/near fine./No Dust Jacket. 171 pages. 25 x 20 cm. Thirty-six tinted lithographic plates. KARPEL B345. "Although this book was actually written in 1861, publication was delayed by the outbreak of the Civil War. It is a work of some importance as the first American pattern book to include a design for a railway depot. The remainder of the designs (remodeled old colonial, Swiss chalet, Mansard, Jacobean Gothic) herald the next phase of nineteenth-century style, picturesque synthetic eclecticism." HITCHCOCK 599. Small owner stamp inside front cover paste down. Bright, fresh copy, plates and text clean, slight toning in a few margins of former, backstrip nicked head and foot.

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        Études sur le vin, ses maladies, causes qui les provoquent, procédés nouveaux pour le conserver et pour le vieillir.

      Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1866 - 8vo (220x150 mm). viii (i.e.vi), 264 pp., 32 colored lithogr. plates, wood-engr. text ills., later gilt lettered half cloth, Usual occasional foxing of text and plates. A few small imperfections in binding. ---- Sparrow 160, PMM 336; Oberlé, Fastes 985; Simon, Bibl. Vinaria 22; Duveen p.260; Honeyman 2422/2423; Garrison/Morton 2479; Norman 1655; Bulloch, p.61. - First edition. "(.) further experiments (.) demonstrated beyond dispute that fermentation is caused by the action of minute living organisms and that if these are excluded or killed fermentation does not occur. This enabled him to explain to brewers and vintners the cause and prevention of sourness in their products. The heating process that he recommended was the earliest form of 'pasteurization'" (PMM 336). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Training in theory and practice.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1866 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to the spine, large block of the Oxford Eight, 1866, to the upper board within double gilt fillet panel, similar panel in blind to the lower board, pinkish-brown surface-paper endpapers. A little rubbed, spine dulled, short split towards head of upper joint, slight lean, light toning, one folding plan torn without loss, some occasional marginal foxing, but a very good copy. Frontispiece and 2 other plates, 2 large folding plans, tables to the text. First edition. Archibald Maclaren (1819?-1884), was a Scottish expert on physical education. "The details of his early life are obscure. He was brought up a Presbyterian. At about the age of sixteen he went to Paris and studied fencing, gymnastics, and medicine but became most interested in physical training. He settled in Oxford as a fencing master some time after 1840 " (ODNB) and came to know both William Morris and Edward Burne Jones. In 1860, he was asked to organise a training course for a group of NCOs, as a trial for a new system of physical education in the British Army, as a result of which "an army training school was established at Aldershot and a gymnasium modelled on that at Oxford was completed there before the end of 1861 MacLaren was a far-sighted teacher He believed that by exercises suitably devised and arranged the body could be prepared for any task. In Training in Theory and Practice (1866) he applied his principles in detail to a single sport, rowing. This he judged to be 'an art of considerable intricacy involving the possession of both muscular and respiratory power, to promote which is the object of all training'". Much of the material in the appendices addresses questions of diet, nutrition and exercise. Contemporary ownership inscription of one H.F. Lambert, who is recorded as having rowed in the four-oared Boston boat "Union" the 1866 Fourth of July regatta on the Charles River. Toy 4243 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TWENTY-SEVENTH." A REGIMENTAL HISTORY

      New Haven: Morris & Benham, 1866. First Edition and a copy with Pleasing Provenance and an Autograph Presentation Copy from the Author. With engraved frontispiece and textual illustrations. 8vo, publisher's original forest-green cloth, the spine lettered and decorated in gilt, the upper cover with pictorial decoration of an eagle in gilt. 144 pp. A fine copy, very well preserved, bright and clean. AUTOGRAPH, PRESENTATION COPY AND FIRST EDITION OF THIS CIVIL WAR HISTORY. Most notable for its inclusion of the the history of the "Twenty-Seventh" at Fredricksburg, December 1862; Chancellorvsille, May 1863; and Gettysburg, July 1863. Included are histories of the campaigns and records of casualties, promotions, commissions and enlistments. A scarce book.

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        Autograph Letter Signed Regarding Du Chaillu's Prospective Lectures in Leeds].

      London 1866 - 129 Mount Street (London), 2 October 1866. Octavo (ca. 18x11,5 cm). 1 p. Brown ink on Joynson laid paper with Du Chaillu's monogram. Mild fold marks, overall a very good letter. A letter by a noted African explorer and anthropologist Paul Belloni du Chaillu. In the course of his two major expeditions to West and Central Africa (1856-59, 1863-65) he became famous as "the first modern outsider to confirm the existence of gorillas, and later the Pygmy people" (Wikipedia). "During his travels from 1856 to 1859, he observed numerous gorillas, known to non-locals in prior centuries only from an unreliable report by Hanno the Navigator of Carthage in the 5th century BC and known to scientists in the preceding years only by a few skeletons. He brought back dead specimens and presented himself as the first white person to have seen them. A subsequent expedition, from 1863 to 1865, enabled him to confirm the accounts given by the ancients of a pygmy people inhabiting the African forests. Du Chaillu sold his hunted gorillas to the Natural History Museum in London and his "cannibal skulls" to other European collections" (Wikipedia). In the letter written just a year after his return from the second expedition, Du Chaillu turns down a proposal of his correspondent to give lectures at Leeds, saying that he is "not a professional lecturer. I do not seek such occupation and only can make such provincial visits at considerable personal inconvenience to myself and it will not be convenient for me to lecture at Leeds the coming winter". Du Chaillu was in great demand at the time, giving public lectures in London, Paris and New York.

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        The SCENERY Of ITHACA And The HEAD WATERS Of The CAYUGA LAKE, as Portryed by Different Writers

      Ithaca NY:: Spence Spencer,. 1866.. 4 1/2" x 6 3/4". 1st edition (Sabin 89381). 153 pp.. Terra-cotta cloth with gilt spine lettering.. VG+ (lt soil & wear to cloth).. Illustrated with woodcuts & 20 tipped-in contemporary photographs,

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