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        The Rocky Mountains (Lander's Peak)

      New York: Edward Bierstadt, 1866. Steel engraving by James Smillie. Proof before title, signed by Bierstadt and Smillie. After the painting, completed in 1863. Fine condition. 23 1/2 x 34 inches. In 1859, Bierstadt joined an expedition to the West led by Colonel Frederick W. Lander. This work was painted four years later in New York as a tribute to Lander who died in 1862 after a distinguished military career. Bierstadt found it fitting to name the central summit in memory of his fallen friend.The painting was a huge success and was quickly bought by the English railroad magnate James McHenry for $25,000. Its beauty lies in Bierstadt's faithful delineation of the Shoshone Indian village encampment and carefully rendered foliage in the foreground with a middle distance featuring a reflective body of water and the exaggerated snow-capped peak in the background towering over the entire scene. It perfectly embodies the idea of Manifest Destiny and appealed to the imaginations of most Americans who had only read about our untamed frontier. The oil painting is in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Due to its huge popular success, Bierstadt immediately asked James Smillie, America's premier engraver, to produce an engraving. However, it was not until December 1866, after three laborious years in the making, that this engraving was published. Nancy Anderson and Linda S. Ferber, Albert Bierstadt Art & Enterprise, pp. 272- 273, number 77, illustrated figure 80.

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        Brand. Et dramatisk digt.

      Kjøbenhavn 1866. (Forlagt af Den Gyldendalske Boghandel (F. Hegel). Thieles Bogtrykkeri). 8vo. 271 s. Priv. håndbundet skinnbd. (O. A. Skaar, Dale i Sunnfjord.) To små innlimte papirbiter( Limt over navn) Noen brunpletter. Ex libris

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.

      Bound in full polished blue calf with triple gilt rules by Riviere with the original covers and spine bound in at the rear. The spine has raised bands in 6 compartments with a gold flower design, all edges gilt; gilt dentelles. First published edition, with 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. A Fine copy, unusually clean throughout. Tipped into this copy is a quirky two-sided letter by Carroll written using his characteristic purple ink, dated Feb. 8. 1888.It reads: 'Dear Steward, I am much obliged for the estimates for the electric bell, and shall be quite willing to bear my share of the expense, under any of the arrangements named, I should want a 'push' in each of my 2 bedrooms - Hadland thought that (as both rooms look out North) the best way to reach them would be to continue the roof cord, & bring it down outside and in at the windows: however, you can arrange it as you think best. Please not to charge further Quarterage, for C.R., to Mr. S. W. Worthington. Very Truly Yours, C. L. Dodgson. The publishing history of this title is now well known.Carroll, unhappy with the original first printing of Alice, recalled all copies to destroy them, the remaining sheets being to sent to America where they were issued with a new title-page by Appleton. The new printing, as above, was released in November of 1865 with the title-page dated 1866.

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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 spotting here & there throughout; spine repaired and a little cocked; rub on rear endpaper where an old catalogue entry had been adhered; else a very good copy. There are some contemporary pencil annotations where the identity of certain characters is believed to have been identified (Mad Hatter etc.,). Contained in a folding, felt-lined, cloth gilt box.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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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland AND Through The Looking Glass

      Macmillan London: Macmillan, 1866. hardcover. fine. Tenniel, John. Illustrations by John Tenniel. 2 volumes. Beautifully bound by Bayntun in full red morocco with gilt vignette of the White Rabbit on the front covers and gilt vignettes on the spines, a.e.g., with marbled endpapers. London: Macmillan, 1866, 1872. First published editions. Fine. Alice" was first printed in 1865 in a small number of copies. The author & illustrator were unhappy about the poor quality of the printing and insisted that it be re-done, using a different printer. These 1866/1872 editions are the first published versions.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      D. Appleton and Co. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866. Octavo. (v)ff., 192pp. First edition, second issue. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. Carroll’s enduring tale of a child’s dreamworld was first issued in 1865 by Macmillan and Company of London, but Carroll and Tenniel were unhappy with the print quality of the illustrations and canceled the issue, insisting that the book be reprinted. Few copies of that first issue were ever released; fewer still are known to exist today. Many of the sheets had yet to be bound when Carroll suppressed the edition, and a number of these unbound sheets had been sold to Carroll’s American publisher, Appleton, who added its own title page. Thus, the first American edition is comprised of the sheets from the suppressed London edition. Subsequently, Macmillan issued its second edition of Alice with re-set type and reprinted illustrations. Alice was an immediate sensation. Copies of the book were avidly read by their young owners and tend to show some wear as a result. This copy bound by Rivière in full red calf with triple gilt rules on both covers, gilt dentelles, and marbled endpapers. Spine richly gilt in six compartments, with leather labels in two compartments, lettered in gilt. Original endpapers and red cloth binding bound-in following the text. Rear board faintly scuffed, spine lightly rubbed in spots. Pages show occasional light finger smudges and a few professionally repaired marginal tears; very faint owner’s inscription. A.e.g.

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        "On the Dynamical Theory of Gases." Received May 16, - 1866.

      (London, Taylor and Francis, 1866). No wrappers, as extracted from"Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.", Vol. XV. May 16, 1866. Pp 167-171.. First appearance of this seminal paper (in the abstract-version from "Proceedings"), representing the announcement of Maxwell's final "Theory of Gases" and introduces the "Maxwell Distribution" in its final form, a statistical means of describing aspects of the kinetic theory of gases, a theory, together with his electromagnetic theory, are considered to be some of the greatest advances in physics of all times. The paper offered, only 5 pages, is an abstract of a paper with the same title, which was printed in full in "Philosophical Transactions" in 1868. Everett considers this paper (1868) to be Maxwell's greatest single paper.The "abstract", which announces his discovery was printed the year before the larger paper. Maxwell's discoveries laid the foundations of special relativity and quantum mechanics.One of Maxwell's major investigations was on the kinetic theory of gases. Originating with Daniel Bernoulli, this theory was advanced by the successive labours of John Herapath, John James Waterston, James Joule, and particularly Rudolf Clausius, to such an extent as to put its general accuracy beyond a doubt; but it received enormous development from Maxwell, who in this field appeared as an experimenter (on the laws of gaseous friction) as well as a mathematician.In 1866, he formulated statistically, independently of Ludwig Boltzmann, the Maxwell-Boltzmann kinetic theory of gases. His formula, called the Maxwell distribution, gives the fraction of gas molecules moving at a specified velocity at any given temperature. In the kinetic theory, temperatures and heat involve only molecular movement. This approach generalized the previously established laws of thermodynamics and explained existing observations and experiments in a better way than had been achieved previously. Maxwell's work on thermodynamics led him to devise the Gedankenexperiment (thought experiment) that came to be known as Maxwell's demon

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        De l'Origine des Espèces par Sélection naturelle ou des Lois de Transformation des Étres organisés. Traduit en Francais avec L'Autorisation de L'Auteur par Clémence Royer avec une Préface et des Notes de Traducteur. Deuxieme Edition augmentée d'apres des Notes de L'Auteur.

      Paris, Masson et Fils a. Guillaumin et Cie, 1866. Contemp. hcalf. Some scratches to spine. Gilt lettering. Marbled boards. (4),LIX,VIII(9-)613,(1) pp. and 1 lithographed plate. Including htitle and Errata (complete). Some scattered brownspots mainly at the beginning and at end.. Scarce second French edition of Darwin's masterpiece. with his notes to this edition. - Freeman No 656

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        Zeichnungen über Wasser- und Strassen-Bau

      I. Curs zu den Vorträgen des Professors Baumeister an der polytechnischen Schule zu Carlsruhe. 60 doppelblattgr. lithogr. Tafeln. Karlsruhe, J. Veith, 1866. Folio (44,5 x 30,5 cm). 1 gefalt. Titel- u. Inhaltsblatt. Halbleinwandband d. Zt. Ein zweiter Cursus zu den Vorlesungen über Brückenbau von Hermann Sternberg erschien 1866/1867. - Das vorliegende Vorlagenwerk enthält zu den Bereichen Mauerwerk, Erdbau und Grundbau jeweils 20 Tafeln, die von Schülern R. Baumeisters in den Jahren 1864 u. 1865 nach anderen Werken, aber auch nach "Bauausführungen und Reisen" R. Baumeisters gezeichnet worden sind. Es finden sich u.a. Ziegel- u. Kalköfen, Lehr- u. Versetzgerüste, Kräne, (Dampf)-Bagger, Karren u. Wagen, Seilscheiben, Bollwerke, Tunnelausmauerungen, verschiedene Rammen, Schöpfmaschinen, Pumpen u. Zubehör zum Betonbau. - Unter den Originalzeichnungen besonders hervorzuheben sind Darstellungen vom Eisenbahnbau im Schwarzwald u. Nordbaden, (Lehrgerüste, Kräne, Wagen, Drehscheiben), ein Laufkrahn vom Bau der Westminster Bridge in London, ein Wellenbrecher bei Portland sowie vom Schleusenbau in Hamburg. - Baumeister (1833-1917) war seit Mitte der 50er Jahre wesentlich am Ausbau des Badischen Eisenbahnnetzes beteiligt, 1862 wurde er Professor für Ingenieurwesen in Karlsruhe. Hauptkat. Landesgewerbeverein Hessen 4909. - Vgl. Bad. Biographie NF IV, S. 11ff. - Rücken und Vorsätze erneuert. Rückendeckel mit Fehlstelle im Bezug. Etwas stockfleckig u. teilw. leicht gebräunt. Einrisse im Titel geschickt restauriert. Einige kleine Randeinrisse.

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        Icones euphorbiarum. Ou figures de cent vingt-deux espèces du genre euphorbia, dessinées et gravées par Heyland. Avec des considérations sur la classification et la distribution géographique des plantes de ce genre.

      2°, 24 S. Text u. 122 lithogr. Taf., (Neuere) Priv.-HLwd., Bibliotheksbd.: priv. Rückenschildchen, Stempel a. Titelbl. u. erstem Textbl.; Taf. öfter stockfl. (tlw. grossflächig, aber schwächlich); ca. 12 Taf. unten knapp beschnitten (m. teilweisem Verlust der Legenden, dreimal ganzer Verlust) - erste ca. 60 Taf. tadellos. EA. Einführung franz. Beschreibungen latein. E. Boissier (1810 - 1885), zahlreiche Forschungsreisen, zuerst im Jura, in den Alpen und im Mittelmeerraum, dann im Orient und bis nach Indien. Er beschrieb ca. 6000 Arten neu, und legte ein riesiges Herbarium an. Die Lithographien entstanden nach Zeichnungen von Heyland.

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        ORIGINAL ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH, from wet collodion negative of Ella Monier-Williams at the age of 8, in a nightdress posed as if sleeping, ONE OF THREE KNOWN COPIES, inscribed on the verso in pencil "Ella Monier-Williams, Oxford, "Dreaming of Alice"

      228 x 140mm. Probably taken May-July 1866, Presented in wide margined acid-free mount. AN E MAIL IMAGE OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH CAN BE SENT TO YOU ON REQUEST. Carroll recorded in his diary on May 1st 1866 his first meeting with the Monier-Williams family and his wish to photograph Ella 'whom I had noticed before'. Mrs Monier-Williams brought her daughter to Carroll's rooms to be photographed on the 24th of that month. The diary records no less than twelve mentions of Ella and a number of photographic sessions; "Mrs Williams brought over the little Ella, of whom I took two excellent negatives" [24 May 1866]; "I have taken.. a good many of their little Ella, of whom I did several pictures with no other dress than a cloth tied round her, savage fashion.." [8 July 1866]. During that first week of July 1866 he also photographed her dressed with ethnographic items from New Zealand he borrowed from the Ashmolean Museum. Ella was one of the charmed circle of favourites to whom Carroll presented an inscribed copy of Alice. Numerous other of his books that were sent to her, along with letters from Carroll, appeared at auction at Phillips, London, in November 1994. Such a stream of presentation copies shows how lasting their friendship was. Ella later reminisced about Carroll: " As a child he gave one the sense of such perfect understanding, and this knowledge of child nature was the same whether the child was only seven years of age, or in her teens. A 'grown-up' child was his horror A visit to Mr Dodgson's rooms to be photographed was always full of surprises. Although he had quaint fancies in the way he dressed his little sitters, he could never bear a dressed-up child. A 'natural child' with ruffled untidy hair suited him far better, and he would place her in some ordinary position of daily life, such as sleeping, or reading, and so produce charming pictures... The last time I saw Mr Dodgson, not long before his death, was at the Indian Institute at Oxford, when, full of characteristic teasing, as usual, he tried to prove to me, the mother of six sons, how infinitely superior he considered girls to boys; and that was indeed a settled conviction he was always ready to defend. I little thought that it would be the last time I should meet the man of so gentle and kindly a nature, whose friendship enriched my childhood.." (Letters, ed. Cohen, p195-6). * LITERATURE: For Carroll's photographs of Ella see, Wakeling: Register of all Known [Lewis Carroll] Photographs, in: Taylor (Roger) and Wakeling (Edward), Lewis Carroll Photographer, The Princeton University Library Albums, image bracket: 1461-1483.The Illustrated London News for 14 April 1928 printed this photograph along with others as part of an article it published on the sale of the Alice manuscript: "Photographs by the Author of Alice, one of Lewis Carroll's 'Little Girls'... Since the announcement of the sale of the original MS of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, " by Lewis Carroll, which fell to an American bidder for £15,400, several ladies who, as little girls, were freinds of the author, have recalled memories of him. These photographs, taken by him in his rooms at Christ Church, Oxford, all show Ella Monier-Williams (now Mrs Bickersteth of Canterbury), daughter of the late Sir M. Monier-Williams, Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford. In a recent letter to 'The Times' Mrs Bickersteth said: "It was over sixty years ago that he used to visit my father. Among my earliest recollections is being taken by my mother to his rooms in Tom Quad at Christ Church, again and again, to be photographed by him in some mood, costume, or attitude which caught his fancy, or in which his discerning eye saw the unconscious expression of childish pleasure, hope or awe. Of these photographs I have a bundle precious to me..." * PROVENANCE: This photograph was one of six that together formed item 536 in the Lewis Carroll Centenary in London Exhibition, which took place in London in 1932 where it is described by Falconer Madan, the editor, in the catalogue as: "Six photographs by Dodgson by Miss Ella C. F. Monier-Williams (daughter of Professor Monier-Williams) now Mrs Samuel Bickersteth: in a frame 21¼ x 25½ in. Taken in 1864-5." Lewis Carroll Centenary in London 1932, including a Catalogue of the Exhibition, with Notes; an Essay on Dodgson's Illustrators by Harold Hartley; and additional literary pieces (chiefly unpublished), London, Bumpus, 1932.This was one of two exhibitions held in the centenary year of 1932 (the other was at Columbia University) that were solely devoted to Lewis Carroll and they did a great deal to firmly establish his world-class importance and reputation, stimulating scholarly and biographical interest.

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        ORIGINAL ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH from wet collodion negative of Ella Monier-Williams at the age of 8, probably taken May-July 1866, ONE OF TWO KNOWN COPIES, inscribed on the verso in pencil "Ready for a Walk with Mr Dodgson, Oxford",

      the subject full length, standing as a soldier, carrying a stick as a rifle, by studio window on Turkish rug. The image within dark circle caused by lens cap (this cropped out in the only other known copy which is at Princeton), 150mm x 185mm. Presented in a wide margined acid-free mount. Photograph available on request. * Carroll recorded in his diary on May 1st 1866 his first meeting with the Monier-Williams family and his wish to photograph Ella 'whom I had noticed before'. Mrs Monier-Williams brought her daughter to Carroll's rooms to be photographed on the 24th of that month. The diary records no less than twelve mentions of Ella and a number of photographic sessions; "Mrs Williams brought over the little Ella, of whom I took two excellent negatives" [24 May 1866]; "I have taken.. a good many of their little Ella, of whom I did several pictures with no other dress than a cloth tied round her, savage fashion.." [8 July 1866]. During that first week of July 1866 he also photographed her dressed with ethnographic items from New Zealand he borrowed from the Ashmolean Museum. Ella was one of the charmed circle of favourites to whom Carroll presented an inscribed copy of Alice. Numerous other of his books that were sent to her, along with letters from Carroll, appeared at auction at Phillips, London, in November 1994. Such a stream of presentation copies shows how lasting their friendship was. Ella later reminisced about Carroll: "As a child he gave one the sense of such perfect understanding, and this knowledge of child nature was the same whether the child was only seven years of age, or in her teens. A 'grown-up' child was his horror A visit to Mr Dodgson's rooms to be photographed was always full of surprises. Although he had quaint fancies in the way he dressed his little sitters, he could never bear a dressed-up child. A 'natural child' with ruffled untidy hair suited him far better, and he would place her in some ordinary position of daily life, such as sleeping, or reading, and so produce charming pictures... The last time I saw Mr Dodgson, not long before his death, was at the Indian Institute at Oxford, when, full of characteristic teasing, as usual, he tried to prove to me, the mother of six sons, how infinitely superior he considered girls to boys; and that was indeed a settled conviction he was always ready to defend. I little thought that it would be the last time I should meet the man of so gentle and kindly a nature, whose friendship enriched my childhood.." (Letters, ed. Cohen, p195-6). * LITERATURE: For Carroll's photographs of Ella see; Wakeling: Register of all Known [Lewis Carroll] Photographs, in: Taylor (Roger) and Wakeling (Edward), Lewis Carroll Photographer, The Princeton University Library Albums, image bracket: 1461-1483. Illustrated: Helmut Gernsheim, Lewis Carroll Photographer, (1949), pl. 59. and Cohen's Reflections in a Looking Glass, page 79 (this example with arch-shaped top - c.50% of the image cropped out in comparison with the present example). *The Illustrated London News for 14 April 1928 printed this photograph along with others as part of an article it published on the sale of the Alice manuscript: "Photographs by the Author of Alice, one of Lewis Carroll's 'Little Girls'... Since the announcement of the sale of the original MS of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, " by Lewis Carroll, which fell to an American bidder for £15,400, several ladies who, as little girls, were friends of the author, have recalled memories of him. These photographs, taken by him in his rooms at Christ Church, Oxford, all show Ella Monier-Williams (now Mrs Bickersteth of Canterbury), daughter of the late Sir M. Monier-Williams, Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford. In a recent letter to 'The Times' Mrs Bickersteth said: "It was over sixty years ago that he used to visit my father. Among my earliest recollections is being taken by my mother to his rooms in Tom Quad at Christ Church, again and again, to be photographed by him in some mood, costume, or attitude which caught his fancy, or in which his discerning eye saw the unconscious expression of chilish pleasure, hope or awe. Of these photographs I have a bundle precious to me..." * PROVENANCE: This photograph was one of six that together formed item 536 in the Lewis Carroll Centenary in London Exhibition, which took place in London in 1932 where it is described by Falconer Madan, the editor, in the catalogue as: "Six photographs by Dodgson by Miss Ella C. F. Monier-Williams (daughter of Professor Monier-Williams) now Mrs Samuel Bickersteth: in a frame 21¼ x 25½ in. Taken in 1864-5." Lewis Carroll Centenary in London 1932, including a Catalogue of the Exhibition, with Notes; an Essay on Dodgson's Illustrators by Harold Hartley; and additional literary pieces (chiefly unpublished), London, Bumpus, 1932.This was one of two exhibitions held in the centenary year of 1932 (the other was at Columbia University) that were solely devoted to Lewis Carroll and they did a great deal to firmly establish his world-class importance and reputation, stimulating scholarly and biographical interest. PHOTOGRAPH CAN BE SENT TO YOU ON REQUEST.

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        UNIQUE ORIGINAL ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH from wet collodion negative of Ella Monier-Williams at the age of 8, inscribed on the verso in pencil "Ella Monier-Williams, Oxford, "Please go On [Reading]""

      full length, seated on Carroll's chaise longue, leaning on cushion, feet drawn up with book at edge of image. UNIQUE IMAGE, probably taken May-July 1866, 105 x 155mm. Presented in a wide margined acid-free mount. Photograph available on request. * Carroll recorded in his diary on May 1st 1866 his first meeting with the Monier-Williams family and his wish to photograph Ella 'whom I had noticed before'. Mrs Monier-Williams brought her daughter to Carroll's rooms to be photographed on the 24th of that month. The diary records no less than twelve mentions of Ella and a number of photographic sessions; "Mrs Williams brought over the little Ella, of whom I took two excellent negatives" [24 May 1866]; "I have taken.. a good many of their little Ella, of whom I did several pictures with no other dress than a cloth tied round her, savage fashion.." [8 July 1866]. During that first week of July 1866 he also photographed her dressed with ethnographic items from New Zealand he borrowed from the Ashmolean Museum. The photograph here of her in costume is the one of those Carroll describes in his Diary for July 9th: "Did two large pictures of Ella with New Zealand Cloak etc." Ella was one of the charmed circle of favourites to whom Carroll presented an inscribed copy of Alice. Numerous other of his books that were sent to her, along with letters from Carroll, appeared at auction at Phillips, London, in November 1994. Such a stream of presentation copies shows how lasting their friendship was. Ella later reminisced about Carroll: " As a child he gave one the sense of such perfect understanding, and this knowledge of child nature was the same whether the child was only seven years of age, or in her teens. A 'grown-up' child was his horror A visit to Mr Dodgson's rooms to be photographed was always full of surprises. Although he had quaint fancies in the way he dressed his little sitters, he could never bear a dressed-up child. A 'natural child' with ruffled untidy hair suited him far better, and he would place her in some ordinary position of daily life, such as sleeping, or reading, and so produce charming pictures... The last time I saw Mr Dodgson, not long before his death, was at the Indian Institute at Oxford, when, full of characteristic teasing, as usual, he tried to prove to me, the mother of six sons, how infinitely superior he considered girls to boys; and that was indeed a settled conviction he was always ready to defend. I little thought that it would be the last time I should meet the man of so gentle and kindly a nature, whose friendship enriched my childhood.." (Letters, ed. Cohen, p195-6). *LITERATURE: For Carroll's photographs of Ella see, Wakeling: Register of all Known [Lewis Carroll] Photographs, in: Taylor (Roger) and Wakeling (Edward), Lewis Carroll Photographer, The Princeton University Library Albums, image bracket: 1461-1483. The Illustrated London News for 14 April 1928 printed this photograph along with others as part of an article it published on the sale of the Alice manuscript: "Photographs by the Author of Alice, one of Lewis Carroll's 'Little Girls'... Since the announcement of the sale of the original MS of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, " by Lewis Carroll, which fell to an American bidder for £15,400, several ladies who, as little girls, were friends of the author, have recalled memories of him. These photographs, taken by him in his rooms at Christ Church, Oxford, all show Ella Monier-Williams (now Mrs Bickersteth of Canterbury), daughter of the late Sir M. Monier-Williams, Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford. In a recent letter to 'The Times' Mrs Bickersteth said: "It was over sixty years ago that he used to visit my father. Among my earliest recollections is being taken by my mother to his rooms in Tom Quad at Christ Church, again and again, to be photographed by him in some mood, costume, or attitude which caught his fancy, or in which his discerning eye saw the unconscious expression of childish pleasure, hope or awe. Of these photographs I have a bundle precious to me..." *PROVENANCE: This photograph was one of six that together formed item 536 in the Lewis Carroll Centenary in London Exhibition, which took place in London in 1932 where it is described by Falconer Madan, the editor, in the catalogue as: "Six photographs by Dodgson by Miss Ella C. F. Monier-Williams (daughter of Professor Monier-Williams) now Mrs Samuel Bickersteth: in a frame 21¼ x 25½ in. Taken in 1864-5." Lewis Carroll Centenary in London 1932, including a Catalogue of the Exhibition, with Notes; an Essay on Dodgson's Illustrators by Harold Hartley; and additional literary pieces (chiefly unpublished), London, Bumpus, 1932. This was one of two exhibitions held in the centenary year of 1932 (the other was at Columbia University) that were solely devoted to Lewis Carroll and they did a great deal to firmly establish his world-class importance and reputation, stimulating scholarly and biographical interest.

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        [Industritställningen i Stockholm 1866 / Industrial exhibition in Stockholm 1866]

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

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