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        The History of the Borough, Castle, and Barony of Alnwick. Two volume set

      Alnwick Henry Hunter Blair 1866. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Modern green tooled half-leather covers in fine condition. Occasional foxing, minor repairs and page edge soiling. New endpapers First Edition Green half-leather hardback covers with green cloth boards 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). ix, 480pp; viii, . 21 b/w and tinted plates plus numerous woodcuts. Published: 1866-9. Unusually, complete with blue paper part covers bound in. Page 391-2 bound in twice.

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        Untersuchungen über das Sonnenspectrum und die Spectren der chemischen Elemente. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Berlin, Dümmler, 1866-63.. (28,5 x 23 cm). (4) 43 S.; 16 S. Mit 4 gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln und 1 Kupfertafel. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. (Sonderdrucke aus: Abh. der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin).. Kirchhoffs letzte grundlegende Arbeit über Spektralanalyse in den seltenen Sonderdrucken mit separater Paginierung. Hier in einem vollständigen Exemplar mit dem meist fehlenden zweiten Teil. - Teil 1 im 3. Abdruck, Teil 2 in erster Ausgabe. - Mit der vorliegenden Arbeit schuf Kirchhoff die neue Wissenschaft der Spektroskopie. - "Mit genialem Einfühlungsvermögen wiederholte er das Experiment mit Sonnenlicht und erhielt das gleiche Resultat. Die Tatsache, daß die dunklen Linien erzeugt wurden, wenn Licht von einer glühenden Substanz durch die gleiche Substanz bei niedrigeren Temperaturen ging, ließ vermuten, daß Absorption stattfand. Beim Sonnenspektrum etwa wurden die dunklen Linien durch Absorption in den Gasen der Sonnenatmosphäre verursacht. Weitere Experimente zeigten, daß jede glühende Substanz ein Spektrum erzeugt, das nur ihr selbst eigen ist. Dies ermöglichte eine chemische Analyse von solchem Umfang und mit solcher Genauigkeit, wie man sie bisher nicht gekannt hatte. Mehr noch: das ganze Weltall mit seinen Sternen wurde dadurch in das Labor 'gebracht', wo man nun feststellte, daß die Grundsubstanzen überall im Weltall die gleichen waren" (PMM). Der Kupferstich zeigt das Spektrometer, die Lithographien verschiedene Spektren. - Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. Vorsätze erneuert. Einband leicht bestoßen. Rücken sauber nachgebunden. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - DSB 7, 379; PMM 278b; Sparrrow 117; Norman 1219; Horblit 59

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        Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin. Band 1 bis Band 36, Jahrgang 1866 - 1901. Zusammen 35 Bände (ohne Band 4 von 1869).

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer / W. Kühl, 1866 - 1901.. Die ersten Bände bis Nr. 14 gebunden in Halbleder, Band 15 u. 16 noch in Original-Broschur, ab Band 17 alles Halbleinen. Die Bände 17 bis 26 (1882 bis 1891) als Doppelbände, d.h. jeweils 2 Bände in einen Band gebunden. BIs Band 26 mit Goldprägung, die Bände 1894 bis 1901 mit einfachem Papierrückenschildchen. Alle Bände vollständig nach Tafel- und Kartenverzeichnis mit Ausnahme von Band 18, in dem nur 5 von 9 Tafeln vorhanden sind (es fehlen die Tafeln 1, 4, 5 und 9). Die meisten der Tafeln sind mit eingebunden, in den Doppelbänden sind manche Karten aber auch lose eingelegt. Die ersten Bände sind gebunden ohne Titelblatt und beginnen jeweils mit dem Inhaltsverzeichnis, manche der späteren Titelblätter sind mit Ausschnitt. Broschureinbände von Band 15 u. 16 zum Teil nur noch fragmentarisch erhalten (sollten neu gebunden werden), Einbände berieben und zum Teil bestoßen, bei den Halblederbänden ist der papierne Bezug auf den hinteren Deckel zum Teil stärker abgerieben. Die Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt aber fleckenfrei, die lose beiliegenden Tafeln und Karten zum Teil angerändert, an den Knickstellen vereinzelt mit kleinen Einrissen, sonst aber von guter Erhaltung. Insgesamt saubere, gute Exemplare der seltenen ersten Jahrgänge der bedeutenden Zeitschrift. Alle Bände (bis auf Band 18) vollständig mit allen Karten und Tafeln! Mit dabei: Inhaltsverzeichnis der Zeitschrift für allgemeine Erdkunde. Neue Folge. Band XV - XIX (1863 -1865), Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin. Band I - XXXVI (1866 - 1901). Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin. Band I - XXVIII (1873 -1901)..

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        Auf Ludwig Richters Spuren: Oratorio del Crocifisso bei Albano, 1866

      1866. Bleistift auf Papier, unten rechts monogrammiert, datiert und bezeichnet: "A. D. Albano alte Straße n. Ariccia", 16,2 x 23,2 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Für Künstler, die während ihrer Studienaufenthalte in Italien lernten, Natur als Gemälde zu betrachten, war die nähere und fernere Umgebung Roms eine unerschöpfliche Inspirationsquelle. Die Fülle und Vielfalt an Motiven erfreute nicht nur Maler, sondern auch Dichter, Schriftsteller und Architekten. Besonderer Beliebtheit erfreuten sich die pittoresken Orte entlang der Via Appia. Dort, zwischen Albano und Ariccia, stand Oratorio del Crocifisso, auch Romitorio (Einsiedelei) genannt. Das rustikal wirkende Gebäude in Hanglage mit dem Kreuz in der Mitte der Eingangstreppe wird von zwei kapellenartigen Bauten flankiert. Diese Anordnung wurde von vielen Künstlern als besonders reizvoll empfunden. Jakob Philipp Hackert, Christoph Albert Dies, Carl Wilhelm Götzloff - um nur einige zu nennen - verewigten im Laufe der Jahrzehnte das Motiv in ihren Werken. Auch Adrian Ludwig Richter durchquerte mehrmals die Gegend während seines Romaufenthalts 1823 - 1826. Das Oratorium selbst ist in seinem OEuvre nicht überliefert, wohl aber das Motiv des Brunnens, der sich in dessen unmittelbarer Nähe befand. Er wurde zum Thema eines seiner berühmtesten Gemälde ("Waldbrunnen bei Ariccia", 1831, Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin). Der Dresdner Künstler Alfred Richard Diethe besuchte Ariccia 1866. Seine Ansicht des Oratoriums aus diesem Jahr stellt insofern eine kleine Sensation dar, als bisher angenommen wurde, dass die späteste bekannte Wiedergabe des Gebäudes eine Radierung von Pierro Parboni und Antonio Poggioli von 1854 ist. [Vgl. Steffi Roettgen, Von der malerischen Idylle zur Freilichtmalerei: Ariccia, Albano und das Oratorio del Crocifisso in den Veduten der Deutschrömer. In: Stephan Albrecht (Hrsg.), Kunst - Geschichte - Wahrnehmung, München 2008, S. 102.] Diethes Interpretation des Motivs ist also die letzte Erinnerung an einen Ort, der heute nicht mehr existiert.

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        Ornementation usuelle d toutes les epoques dans les arts industriels et en architecture.

      Paris, Librairie Artistique, 1866-67 u. 1867-68.. Tafeln in versch. Techniken (Lithographie, teilweise farbig). Halbleinen-Mappen der Zeit. 4°.. Erste Mappe (1866-67) mit 144 Abbildungen auf Tafeln, zweite Mappe (1867-68) mit textlichen Erläuterungen zu den Abbildungen (Explication des gravures). 1. Jahrgang: Lieferung 1 bis 6 (je Lieferung 1 Blatt. Ab Lieferung 7 bis 12. mit jeweils 8 Seiten u. 1 Bl. 2. Jahrgang: 13. Lieferung bis 24. Lieferung mit jeweils 8 Seiten. Für jeden Jahrgang eine Übersicht über die Themen und Tafeln. Durchgängig leicht braunfleckig, wenige Blatt stärker betroffen. Titel stark gebräunt. Einige Blatt mit kleinen Einrissen am Rand. Mappe 1: Abbildungen Nr. 134 bis 143 am Rand wasserfleckig. Preis für beide Mappen zusammen.

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        Laws and Practice of Horse Racing

      London - A. H. Baily and Co., 1866. London - A. H. Baily and Co., 1866 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A book on the 'Laws and Practice of Horse Racing', including laws and betting practices of the time. Includes a catalogue of advertisments to the rear. Condition: In a gilt and blind stamped cloth binding. Externally, excellent condition with just minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright with some light scattered foxing. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Untersuchungen über aromatische Verbindungen. SS. 129-196. Mit 1 Tafel. In: Annalen der Chemie und Pharmacie. Band 137.

      Leipzig und Heidelberg, Winter, 1866.. (19,5 x 12,5 cm). (8) 376 S. Mit 4 (2 gefalteten) lithographierten Tafeln. Moderner Pappband.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser epochemachenden Arbeit, aus der Bibliothek von B. Lepsius. - Kekule beschreibt hier erstmals die von ihm entwickelte Benzoltheorie, mit der er die "rätselhafte Struktur und die ungereimten Eigenschaften der aromatischen Verbindungen richtig erklären kann. Seine Beweisführung beruht auf der Betrachtung der isomeren Benzolderivate, wobei er von der Gleichwertigkeit der 6 Wasserstoffatome ausgeht... In der Folgezeit erweist sich die Benzoltheorie als eine fundamentale Erkenntnis für die gesamte organische Chemie. Die alsbald folgenden Strukturaufklärungen und planmäßigen Synthesen von Naturstoffen sind zum großen Teil Früchte dieser Theorie" (Neufeld). - DSB 7, 279; Neufeldt, Chronologie Chemie 261; Darmstaedter S. 644. - Der Band enthält ferner von J. Bahr und R. Bunsen. Ueber Erbinerde und Yttererde. - Erste Ausgabe des Beginns seiner "noch heute überaus wertvollen Arbeiten auf dem Gebiete der seltenen Erden" (Darmstaedter S. 649). - Stempel auf Titel. Anfangs leicht gebräunt First German edition of this very important treatise. The beginning of benzene theory. - Stamp to title. Minor browning to first leaves, else a fine copy. Recent boards

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        Rheinlandschaft mit Schloßruine im Abendlicht.

      Düsseldorf, 1866.. Öl auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt. Bildmaß: 32 x 45 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Rahmenmaß: 51 x 65 cm. Rechts unten mit *H. Lewis, 1866, Düsseldorf* signiert und datiert. Gezeigt wird eine Flußlandschaft im Abendlicht mit einer Turmruine und Personenstafffage wohl auf einer Flußinsel, einige Passanten verlassen die Insel mit Booten. Das Bild gering fleckig, gering angeschmutzt mit leichtem Craquellee, ansonsten guter Zustand, desgleichen der aufwendige alte Rahmen. ( Literatur: Thieme Becker, Band XXIII, Seite163: Lewis, Heny *1819, Newport or Scarborough, England - gestorben 1904, Düsseldorf ) Bitte beachten: Hier nur Selbstabholung bzw. selbst organisierter Abtransport, kein Versand. ( Gewicht ca. 4000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Geschichte der Stadt Lauingen.

      Dillingen, C. Kränzle, 1866.. 19 x 12 cm. Titel, VIII, 467 S. Mit gefalt. lithogr. Frontispiz, 3 gefalt. Kupfertafeln und 3 gefalt. Tabellen. Pp. d. Zt.. Pfister I, 4021; Lentner 8745: "Nicht im Handel u. sehr selten". - Erste Ausgabe. - Das Frontispiz mit einer hübschen Gesamtansicht von M. Schmid. Die Tafeln zeigen das Schloß und die Pfarrkirche, sowie eine Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau von 1617 nach Christoph Senft. Diese dritte Tafel ist ausgesprochen selten und bisher nirgends erwähnt. - Titel mit Besitzmarke, vorwiegend der Text leicht fleckig.

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        Orts-Lexikon der Königreiche Dalmatien, Kroatien und Slavonien.

      Zagreb, Jakica, 1866.. XXIII, 540 Seiten. 25 x 17 cm, Leinen der Zeit.. Miestopisni riecnik kraljevinah Dalmacije Hervatske i Slavonije / Vinko Sabljar. Mit Vorworten in kroatisch und deutsch sowie einem Glossar. - Einband etwas fleckig und bestoßen. Sauber erhalten. Sehr selten

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        A dictionary of arts, manufactures, and mines; containing a clear exposition of their principles and practice illustrated with nearly sixteen hundred engravings on wood.

      D. Appleton 1866-64, New York - 2 volumes, thick 8vo, pp. xiv, 1118; [2], 998; together with A Supplement to Ure's Dictionary, pp. 1096; together 3 volumes, original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spines; a very good, tight copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations of the manners, customs, and condition of the North American Indians with letters and notes written during eight years of travel and adventure among the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing. With three hundred and sixty engravings from the author's original drawings .Tenth edition

      Henry G. Bohn, London 1866 - First Bohn edition, the celebrated colored issue, and purportedly one of only "12 or more" copies so made; 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. viii, 264; viii, 265, [1]; 3 hand-colored maps (1 folding), plus 310 hand-colored engravings on 177 plates; publisher's half red morocco over marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, glt-lettered direct in 2, a.e.g.; extremities rubbed, internally quite clean and bright; a very good set. Clark III, 141; Field, 260; Howes C-241; Pilling, Proof-Sheets, 685; Sabin 11537; Streeter Sale, 4277; Wagner-Camp, 84. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "Illustrations of the manners, customs, and condition of the North American Indians with letters and notes written during eight years of travel and adventure among the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing. With three hundred and sixty engravings from the author's original drawings ...Tenth edition"

      London: Henry G. Bohn, 1866. London: Henry G. Bohn. 1866. "First Bohn edition, the celebrated colored issue, and purportedly one of only ""12 or more"" copies so made; 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. viii, 264; viii, 265, [1]; 3 hand-colored maps (1 folding), plus 310 hand-colored engravings on 177 plates; publisher's half red morocco over marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, glt-lettered direct in 2, a.e.g.; extremities rubbed, internally quite clean and bright; a very good set. & & Clark III, 141; Field, 260; Howes C-241; Pilling, Proof-Sheets, 685; Sabin 11537; Streeter Sale, 4277; Wagner-Camp, 84."

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        The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources. With Maps, Illustrations, and Portraits

      Macmillan and Co. 1866 - In two volumes. Three quarter green morocco over green cloth, five raised bands on the spine, spine lettered and ruled in gold. xxx, 395pp; ix, 384pp. Frontispieces, one large foldout map, one map, twelve inserted plates and twenty-one in-text illustrations. Library stamps on endpapers, indexes and some of the plates. Light toning, wear and some smudges to text block. A very good- set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A yankee in Canada, with anti-slavery and reform papers

      Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1866 - First edition, 12mo, pp. [4], 286; publisher's purple C cloth, binding "A," brown-coated endpapers; spine faded, spine head and foot a bit chipped, 1½ inch crack in the cloth on the rear joint, early accession (?) number "602" on title page, 1940s bookplate on front pastedown, light soiling and spotting throughout, else interior very good. Edited by William Ellery Channing and Sophia Thoreau. Contains the first book appearance of Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" and "Life without Principle". BAL 20117; Borst A7.1.a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Karte der Eisenbahnen Deutschlands, zusammengestellt auf Grund officieller Mittheilungen sämmtlicher Eisenbahnverwaltungen und herausgegeben im Auftrage des deutschen Eisenbahnvereins von der Herzogl. Braunschweig-Lüneburgischen Eisenbahn- u. Post-Direction." Großformatige Karte auf einer Folge von 8 (von 9) Blättern

      Altkolorierte Lithographien von C. Glindemann und L. Lehry bei August Wehrt 1866: . Altkolorierte Lithographien von C. Glindemann und L. Lehry bei August Wehrt 1866. 59x61 cm. ca. je Blatt. Maßstab 1 : 580.000. Zusammen - Tooley 2 Bd. IV S. 367 - Lex. Gesch. Kartogr. S. 189 vgl. - 4. verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage (Erstauflage 1853). Die Blätter ergeben zusammen eine Eisenbahnkarte Deutschlands mit Polen, Tschechien, Slowakei, Ungarn, Österreich, Oberitalien und der Schweiz begrenzt durch die Nordsee, den Großen Belt, die Ostsee mit Bornholm, Lublin, Großwardein, Venedig, Mailand, Genfer See und Ijsselmeer. Ohne Blatt 4, das Nordwestdeutschland zwischen Zwolle, Dümmer, Eisleben, Bayreuth, Ludwigsburg und Pont-à-Mouson zeigt. Eingezeichnet sind Eisenbahnstrecken, die sich in Betrieb, im Bau oder in Planung befinden und Pferdeeisenbahnen, ebenso angegeben sind die für Tarife maßgeblichen Entfernungen. In Bereich von Nord- und Ostsee mit Einzeichnung der Schiffsverbindungen. Blatt 9 mit Erklärungen und Legende. Jedes Kartenblatt in lithographierter Bordüre. Alle Blätter mit restaurierten Einrissen in der Mittelfalte, 6 Blätter auch mit kurzen restaurierten Einrissen im Papierrand unten.

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club [Finely Bound]

      Chapman and Hall, London - 1866, Mid 19th century edition. () Near fine. xiv, 609pp. Octavo. Finely bound by W. George in full 19th century green morocco. Elegant gilt border with rolled and ruled gilt designs to both boards. Elaborate cartouche stamped in blind to both boards. Spine in 6 compartments. Title in gilt to brown morocco label in second and remaining stamped elaborately with gilt floral designs. "Dickens" stamped in gilt to foot of spine. Raised bands. Edges of boards stamped in gilt. Wide turn-ins with gilt floral rolled design. Leather lightly rubbed. A.e.g. Some light foxing to plates and previous owner's initials to ffep, else internally clean. A beautifully-bound mid 19th century edition of the Pickwick Papers, Charles Dickens' first novel written as a follow-up to his popular Sketches by Boz. The novel was originally published 1836, and this edition was issued just 30 years later and still during Dickens' lifetime. Includes 43 illustrations by Robert Seymour and "Phiz" (Hablot Knight Browne). An elegant copy in a gorgeous 19th century full morocco binding with elaborate gilt work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Clergymen of the Church of England

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1866. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. An about Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original red cloth with beveled edges and with the front board lettered in gilt, complete with 24 pages of ads dated March 30, 1866 (spine darkened and worn at the head and tail, evidence of a prior label to the upper front board, moderate shelf wear); a collection of 10 Trollope Essays first published separately in the Pall Mall Gazette, describing the various Church Offices held by Clergymen in the Church of England. The book was published as part of a sort of companion to Trollope's Hunting Sketches (1865) and Travelling Sketches (1866) and was originally destined to be titled Clerical Sketches. Though properly referenced on page 3 of the catalogue, the catalogue also lists the book as "Clerical Sketches" on page 8 of the catalogue. Of these three "Sketches" volumes, Clergymen of the Church of England is quite the scarcest. This Volume is of special interest to the Trollope collector as it gives further elucidation to Trollope's famed Barsetshire novels. A Very Good copy of a book surprisingly scarce in the original cloth. SCARCE.

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        DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA WITH FOUR HUNDRED ILLUSTRATIONS. BY GUSTAVE DORE. TRANSLATED FROM THE SPANISH OF MIGUEL CERVANTES SAAVEDRA. IN TWO VOLS.

      Cassell, Petter, and Galpin/Gebbie & Keppel, London/philadelphia 1866 - Half brown leather bound cover over brown cloth boards with gilt stamped pictorial. Spine strips have been professionally replaced with brown linen and gilt stamped brown leather spine labels. Light wear to the original portions of the cover. Spines are Fine. Corners bumped. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Gilt page edges all three sides, very good. Contemporary end sheets and paste downs. Title pages printed in red and black. Pages clean, toned, and in very good condition. Profusely illustrated. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        J.

      Biographie universelle des musiciens et bibliographie générale de la musique. Deuxième édition. 1-8 + Supplement 1-2. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1866-80. Large 8vo. A few pages loose in part six. Slightly worn contemporary red half morocco, gilt spines, red marbled boards and top edges gilt. Ten volumes, some tear at top of spines. Discrete library stamp of Musikmuseet Stocholm. François-Joseph Fétis (1784-1871), Belgian musicologist, composer, teacher and critic. This is his most famous work. The two supplemental volumes are published by the music critic M. Arthur Pougin

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        TRATADO TEÓRICO Y PRÁCTICO DE DIBUJO (Con aplicación a las artes y a la Industria )

      M. Rivadeneyra, Madrid - Editado de 1866 a 1875. 3 Tomos. Vol. I: (Partes primera a quinta, cada una con portada propia y tomo I de láminas, también con portada propia): portada calcográfica general, 39 pp., 15 pp., 11 pp., 60 pp., 94 pp., 1 hoja y 74 láminas (correspondientes a cada una de las cinco partes, y numeradas: I-IV, I-VIII, I-VI, I-XXX y I-XXVI); Vol. II: (parte sexta y tomo II de láminas, con portada propia): portada calcográfica, portadilla, portada, 422 pp., 1 hoja y 51 láminas (numeradas I-LI); Vol. III: (continuación de la parte sexta y tomo III de láminas, con portada propia): portada calcográfica, portadilla, portada, 617 pp., 1 hoja y 44 láminas (numeradas LI-XCV). Una de las laminas mal colocada. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Brutvögel Oberösterreichs nebst Angabe ihre Nestbaues und Beschreibung ihrer Eier. In: Sechsundzwanzigster [26.] Bericht über das Museum Francisco-Carolinum

      Linz, Verlag d. Museum Francisco-Carolinum, 1866. Druck v. Josef Wimmer.. Oktav. Blind- und golgepr. Strukturganzleinen mit umseitigem Goldschnitt und goldbedruckten Vorsatzpapieren. 127 (+1) S., stellenweise sehr schwach braunfleckig, nicht störend. Der Jahrgang enthält des weiteren die folgenden Beiträge: Jahresbericht (mit Auflistung von Sammlungserwerbungen aller Gebiete, personeller Veränderungen etc.), LXIV S., Friedrich Scheibelberger: Beiträge zur Geschichte des Marktes und der Pfarre Vecklamarkt, S. 129-220, P. Pius Schmieder: Beiträge zur Landeskunde von Oberösterreich, S. 221-243 (über die Geschichte des Weinbaues in Oberösterreich, die Ordnung der Traunfischer vom Jahre 1418 und die Geschichte des lokalen Steuerwesens im 15. Jahrhundert.), 1 S. Register. Wohlerhaltenes Exemplar aus der Bibliothek Herzog Max' in Bayern - kenntlich am hellblauen, von Hand beschrifteten Signaturmärkchen am Rückenfuß. Erste Ausgabe. - Erstaunlicherweise in Hans Commendas in gleichem Periodikum erschienener Bibliographie (Materialien zur landeskundlichen Bibliographie Oberösterreichs. Til I. Naturhistorisch-geographischer Teil, Linz 1885 ) ebensowenig nachweisbar wie in den Standardbibliographien. - Zum Verfasser vgl. ADB 3, 335. - Systematisch dem Prager Ornithologen Anton Fritsch folgend, verzeichnet der Verfasser insgesamt 178 Arten, wobei auch die in der betreffenden Region gehaltenen ausländischen Nutzvögel Berücksichtigung finden.

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

      London, J. Murray 1866 - 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. 1 Kg. 298 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Daisy and Dot

      Buffalo: Breed & Lent, (1866). 64pp. One of six miniature books in the Daisy & Dot series by the popular children's author Frances Elizabeth Barrow, devoted to stories about Fanny's little white cat named Daisy. In this volume, Fanny discovers that Daisy has had a kitten, "the most cunning, little, cottony ball," whom Fanny names Dot. In the first issue of The Miniature Book Collector, Ruth Adomeit devoted several pages to the series of books published by Breed and Butler, and recounted her discovery of this series, which are the smallest and rarest of the Aunt Fanny books. Barrow, through Breed and Butler, published four other sets of six books under the pen-names Aunt Fanny and Aunt Laura. A fine copy, bound in uncommonly bright gilt-decorated green cloth. A.e.g. (MBC I: 6,8-9; II: 60-61; Welsh 408). (1 1/4 by 1; 33x25mm).

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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 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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