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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,

      London: John Murray,, 1866. or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Fourth edition, with additions and corrections. (Eighth Thousand). Octavo (192 x 119 mm). Contemporary tan calf prize binding, titles to purple label to spine in gilt, gilt decorations to spine in compartments, school crest to front cover, marbled edges and endpapers. Folding diagram at p. 130. Slight rubbing to extremities, small bump to upper outer corner of front cover, short closed tears to fore edges of pp. 205–206 and 207–208, previously repaired; an excellent copy. Fourth edition of "the most important biological book ever written" (Freeman). "The fourth edition of 1866 was of 1,500 copies. It was again extensively altered, and it is in this one that the date of the first edition, as given on the verso of the half title, is corrected from October 1st to November 24th [1859]" (Freeman). This copy has been bound without publisher's advertisements.

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        Réactions de la haute température et des mouvements le la mer Ignée interne et des mouvements de la croute extérieure du globe. Étude sur le Vésuve (son histoire jusqu'à nos jours)

      Paris, Colmar et Strasbourg, Leiber, Barth et Derivaux, 1866, in-8, 206 pp, une carte dépliante, broché, couverture de l'éditeur, Édition originale. Une planche dépliante en lithographie, donnant la carte topographique du Vésuve et de ses environs, d'après l'ouvrage de G. Guarini, L. Palmieri et A. Sacchi. Exemplaire non coupé et non rogné, provenant du fonds de l'Institut catholique de Paris, avec cachet annulé. Couverture usagée, tranches empoussiérées.

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        Über wissenschaftliche Anwendungen der Photographie und Stereoskopie. (Vorgelegt in der Sitzung vom 11. Mai 1866.) Sonder-Abdruck aus dem LIV. Bd. der Sitzungsb. der kais. Akad. der Wissenschaften. II. Abth. Juni-Heft, Jahrg. 1866.

      4 S. OBrosch. Angestaubt, kl. Randläsuren, hds. Buchstabe a. T., leichte Lichtschatten, leichte Gbrsp.

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        GUIDA DI MURANO e delle celebri sue fornaci vetrarie. Corredata di note storiche, artistiche, biografiche, cronologiche, con tavole prospettiche. Opera di... Direttore del Museo dell'isola...

      gr. vol. in-8, pp. XIII, 416, bross. edit. Con gr. veduta litogr. di Murano (mm. 250x385) ripiegata e disegnata da Marco Moro e inc. da Antonelli. Altre 4 tavv. litogr. raffiguranti il palazzo Mula, la Basilica di S. Maria e S. Donato, il Canal Grande e il Palazzo Vescovile. Ottimo esempl. nella brossura originale. [049]

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        Über das Geistige in der Kunst. Insbesondere in der Malerei. Mit acht Tafeln und zehn Originalholzschnitten.

      104 + 2 S. OBrosch. EA. Mit acht Tafeln, drei Tabellen sowie den zehn in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten. - Ebd. fachmännisch restauriert, leicht feuchtigkeitsrandig, V. etw. fleckig, Gbrsp. - Kandinsky, (1866 - 1944), studierte in Moskau Jura und Volkswirtschaft und befaßte sich außerdem mit Ethnographie. Die ihm nach Promotion und Assistentenzeit an der Juristischen Fakultät in Moskau offenstehende Universitätskarriere schlug er nicht ein, sondern ging 1896 zum Kunststudium nach München. Sein Zugang zur Kunst blieb wissenschaftlich geprägt. Systematisch schrieb er Beobachtungen zur Farbenwirkung nieder im Hinblick auf eine Theorie von objektiver Gültigkeit. Nach kurzer Ausbildungszeit in der Kunstschule Anton Azbès und an der Akademie bei Franz Stuck unterrichtete K. in der "Phalanx" selbst, u.a. Gabriele Münter. Mit ihr unternahm er Reisen nach Holland, Tunesien und Italien und verbrachte das Jahr 1906/07 in Sèvres bei Paris. Seit 1908 ließen sich beide wieder in München nieder und malten während der Sommermonate gemeinsam mit Alexej Jawlensky und Marianne von Werefkin in Murnau (Oberbayern) sowie mit Franz Marc in Sindelsdorf. Die Jahre bis 1914 waren von kunstpolitischem Engagement Kandinskys geprägt, der Künstler auf internationaler Ebene miteinander in Verbindung bringen wollte: Er leitete 1909 die "Neue Künstlervereinigung München", gab mit Marc 1912 den Almanach Der Blaue Reiter heraus und organisierte zwei Ausstellungen der "Redaktion des Blauen Reiter". Er verfaßte theoretische Schriften wie sein Buch "Über das Geistige in der Kunst" (1911), dessen kulturkritischer Charakter den Nerv der Zeit traf, die als Antwort auf vernichtende Kritik entstandenen autobiographischen Rückblicke (1913), ferner den Gedichtband Klänge (1913) sowie Bühnenkompositionen. ... (DBE)

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        [Broadside]: Perce's Magnetic Globes and Magnetic Objects... One Dozen Magnetic Objects, Representing men of different races, ships, steamers, ... Extra Magnetic Objects for Perce's Globes... Mrs. Smith's Globe Manual. (Accompanying Each Globe Free of Cost)

      [New York?]: Elbert Perce. [circa 1866]. First. Flyer. Approximately 8.5" x 11". Decorated with three illustrations of globes. A number of small, dark stains, faint evidence of having been glued into an album on the unprinted recto, still an attractive, very good or better example. As can probably be deduced, the metal globe came with magnetic objects to affix to the globe. Patented in 1864, Perce died in 1869. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sheriff's Dockets, Sagadahoc County, Maine, 1876-1912

      1866. A Set of Dockets of a Maine Sheriff, 1876-1912 [Manuscripts]. [Maine]. [Sheriff's Dockets]. Sagadahoc County, Maine, 1876-1912. 8 ledgers (14" x 8-1/2") and 1 Index volume (14" x 4"). Ledgers: three-quarter sheep over marbled or cloth boards, printed volume numbers to spines and front board of six volumes; index volume; Marbled stiff wrappers with cloth-reinforced spines, thumb-tabbed. Varying degrees of wear to extremities, text blocks secure, some scuffing to boards. Moderate toning, occasional faint dampstaining minor, various related clippings pasted in or laid in. An unusually large manuscript record. $1,250. * A compelling collection of low-level legal activity in Sagadahoc County, Maine, from 1876 to 1912. These ledgers record thousands of forms, costs and legal actions throughout the county, such as writs, injunctions, subpoenas, summons and warrants. Each ledger contains an alphabetical index of names. Printed column headings include "Precept When Rec'd," "Attorneys," "Names of Parties," "Residence," "Amount of Execution," "When and Where Returnable," "Service and Travel," "Extra Fees," "What For," "Amount of Fees," "Amount Paid Out" and "When Served and Remarks." In total, these ledgers comprise a comprehensive repository of legal activity in Sagadahoc County over a period of 35 years.

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        La Pipe cassée poëme épitragipoissardihéroïcomique.

      Paris, Leclère, 1866, in 8°, de ill. de 4 bandeaux in t. d'après Eisen gravés sur cuivre par Aveline, et de 5 fleurons sur cuivre, certains d'après Eisen in t., pl. maroquin rouge époque, dos orné, triple filet dorés sur les plats, dentelle int., tr. dorées, (L. Smeers). Bel exemplaire finement relié. Belle édition tirée seulement à 200 exemplaires sur papier vergé fort, et réservée aux souscripteurs. L'ouvrage contient 4 pièces de style poissard, qui mêle le burlesque au tragique et à l'épique tant qu'au grivois, s'inspirant du langage des faubourgs. La Pipe Cassée est le chef d'oeuvre du genre poissard, dont Vadé est reconnu pour être le créateur. ¶ Gay Amour, femmes III. p.749 "... avec 9 vignettes, tiré à 200 exemplaires" - Yve-Plessis argot n°109 "...précieux pour l'étude du bas langage parisien au XVIIIe siècle." - cat. CCFR 1 seul ex. (BNF)

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        Les travailleurs de la mer

      Librairie internationale Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie 1866 - - Librairie internationale Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie, Paris & Bruxelles & Leipzig & Livourne 1866, 14,5x22cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Edition originale sur papier courant et sans mention. Reliures en demi chagrin vert sapins, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de filets noirs et de pointillés dorés, dos comportant quelques légères traces de frottements sans gravité, éraflures sur les mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliures de l'époque. Deux petites taches d'encre verte sur la tranche du premier volume. Bel exemplaire quasi exempt de toute rousseur. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition on common paper and without mention. Binders in half-hearted green fir, back with four nerves adorned with black threads and golden dotted lines, back with some slight traces of friction without gravity, scratches on the bits, marbled paper plates, guards and counterplates of paper to the vat, bindings of the time. Two small spots of green ink on the edge of the first volume. Beautiful copy almost free of freckles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ARMSMEAR: THE HOME, THE ARM, AND THE ARMORY OF SAMUEL COLT. A MEMORIAL

      New York, 1866. 399pp. Maps and plates. Quarto. Contemporary three-quarter gilt morocco and pebbled cloth. Extremities rubbed. Very good. This elaborate memorial volume is a tribute to the famous gun designer and manufacturer, Samuel Colt, prepared after his death by his widow. Besides describing the grounds of the Colt estate in Hartford, it contains a great deal of information relating to Colt's career, the development of his business and of his famous revolver, which played such a central role in shaping the West. This work was also issued in a simple cloth binding. HOWES C618, "b." SABIN 14763.

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        La lune : semaine comique illustrée. Du N°9 au N°98 (dernier numéro)

      La Lune - Paris, 6 mai 1866-17 janvier 1868, un volume in-folio demi-basane verte de l'époque. Chaque numéro comporte quatre pages, texte sur trois colonnes.Ce volume réunit la quasi totalité de cette publication satirique en opposition à Napoléon III dirigé par François Polo. André Gill en est le pricipal dessinateur, entouré de Régamey, Carlo Gripp, Benassit, Humbert. Il manque à cette réunion les N°1 à 8, les N°10/16/17/19 et le N°87, saisi par la justice et remplacé par un 86bis, bien présent ici. Le N°89 contient le portrait charge de Napoléon III en couleurs sur double page intitulé "Portrait authentique de Rocambole". La revue est condamnée par le pouvoir et doit cesser. Le dernier numéro (N°98) est daté du 17 janvier 1868. La même "équipe" publie L'Eclipse dès le 26 janvier suivant. Coins de la reliure un peu frottés, quelques petites taches ou légères déchirures marginales mais ensemble très propre. Rare réunion de 85 numéros sur les 98 parus. Contient deux belles caricatures de Courbet, Hugo, Ferdinand de Lesseps etc. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Béranger, [Pierre Jean de]. Chansons. Supplément.

      Paris, Marchands de Nouveautés, 1866. - 8° (23 x 15 cm). 159 S. und 4 erotische farbige lllustrationen auf Tafeln. Nachtblaues Halbmaroquin auf 5 Bünden. Goldgpr. RTitel und reicher Goldschmuck in den Kassetten; Deckelfileten und Kopfgoldschnitt. Eins von 160 Exemplaren (Gesamt 175). Supplement zu den Versliedern Bérangers (1780-1857). Die kleinen betitelten Lithographien (Monnier?) wohl aus einer anderen Ausgabe hinzugefügt. Ganz leicht bestossen, sehr geringfügig fingerfleckig. Dekorativ gebunden Ohne bibliographischen Nachweis. Vgl. Dutel A 215. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De l'origine des espèces par sèlection naturelle ou del lois de transformation des etres organises. Traduit en français avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par Clemence Royer. Deuxieme edition augmentée d'apres des note de l'auteur.

      Paris, Guilleumin - Masson 1866 - In-8° pp. LIX-VIII-614 con 1 tav. f.t. e una di errata. Bross. editoriale. Con tracce d'uso. Lievi fioriture del tempo all'interno. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Berlin 22. 03. 1797 - 09. 03. 1888 Berlin). König von Preussen. Brustbild in Galauniform im Rund über einem Schriftblock mit Depeschen vom Kriegsschauplatz 1866 (1ste bis 25ste Depesche). Umgeben von 7 weiteren Porträts (Generäle) und zwei Soldaten mit Geschützen in einem Königszelt mit Krone.

      - Lithographie b. Selbstverlag von Joh. Benda, um 1866, 65,5 x 48,8 (H) Wilhelm war konservativ eingestellt und hatte wegen seiner Rolle bei der Niederschlagung der Revolution von 1848 den Beinamen Kartätschenprinz erhalten. Dennoch bedeutete sein Antreten als amtierender König 1858 eine gewisse Liberalisierung. Noch während des Deutsch-Französischen Krieges 1870/1871 hatte er sich dem Gedanken widersetzt, zusätzlich Deutscher Kaiser zu werden, erlangte aber im Kaiserreich große Popularität. Seine Regierungszeit war wesentlich vom Wirken Otto von Bismarcks als preussischem Ministerpräsidenten und Reichskanzler geprägt.

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        The House by a Churchyard. A Novel

      London: Richard Bentley, 1866. "New" (i.e. second) edition. 8vo. (iv), 476 pp. Publisher's cloth, rebacked preserving much of the original spine, gilt lettering, blindstamped decoration to the boards. Frontispiece and illustrated title page. Some fading and a few marks. An historical novel with elements of mystery by this Irish gothic writer, first published in 1863 in three volumes.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1866 : 1866 Wisden Rebind without Covers

      1866. Hi, This lot is an 1866 Wisden , Rebound without the original covers, This rebind is in very good condition, excellent for the year, the third edition of Wisden. There is some light spotting to the forst few and last few pages and a crease to one page, otherwise it is in superb condition for a book nearly 150 years old. The binding is attractive and the pages nice and clean, with minimal trimming. Currently my 1866 that is in my main set but selling to fund an original paperback purchase.

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        Theoretisch - praktische Ackerbau-Chemie nach dem heutigen Standpunkt der Wissenschaft und Erfahrung für die Praxis fachlich dargestellt

      Verlag von Karl Reicheneder Prag, 1866. wohl die erste Ausgabe, 390 S., mit Abbildungen und Tabellen Standardbuchformat, braun-olive Leinwand sehr seltenes altes Originalexemplar! ----------------- Theoretisch - praktische Ackerbau-Chemie nach dem heutigen Standpunkt der Wissenschaft und Erfahrung für die Praxis fachlich dargestellt ----------------- Deckel mit sichtbaren Gebrauchsspuren (durch viiel Jahre (Alter!) abgerieben), Papier etwas altersfleckig, ansonsten aber im altersentsprechend guten Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Zützen1 Landwirtschaft Dünger, Düngung, Pflanzenernährung

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        THE BELTON ESTATE

      , 1866. 1866. [in original wrappers] A Novel. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. Original light brown printed wrappers (dated Jan 1866 on the rear wrapper). First Edition printed in America, issued as No. 263 of Harper's "Library of Select Novels." As Smith describes in great detail, in preparing the UK edition for publication, Chapman & Hall, arranged to send to Lippincott, of Philadelphia, some sets of sheets -- to the great astonishment and irritation of Trollope himself -- who when he discovered the plan, told C&H not to do so, but it happened nonetheless. Thus there was an edition, printed in England but bearing a Lippincott title page dated 1866, bound in cloth and for sale in America at $1.50 by a little before December 21, 1865; this Lippincott issue is actually the true first edition of the novel -- as C&H's three-volume edition did not come out until December 30th. Harper, undoubtedly pirating from Lippincott's edition, got this edition onto the streets on January 5, 1866, priced at only 50 cents as usual (in wrappers only -- no copies were issued in cloth).~This is a very good copy: both the front and rear wrapper are essentially complete (a few small edge-chips); however the fragile spine of the wrapper is perished. Smith pp 80-81 (and see pp 75-79 for the Lippincott history). Provenance: this copy's title page bears the penciled signature of the Trollope bibliographer Walter Smith.

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        Two studio photographs of Aborigines, Brisbane, late 1860s

      Albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, each 101 x 64 mm, versos with imprint of Marquis, Photographer, George Street, Brisbane;both of the albumen prints are in very good condition, the mounts with some pale foxing. Marquis opened his studio at 82 George Street in 1866. These elaborately composed portraits - a tableau of an Aboriginal group gathered around a billy hanging over a simulated campfire, and a portrait of an Aboriginal man posing with a shield and missile club, date to between 1866 and around 1870. They are highly significant images in that they predate the well known series of larger format tableaux taken by J.W. Lindt in his Grafton studio around 1873. Worthy of note is the elaborate painted backdrop behind the group of men, women and their dog, which shows the serpentine Brisbane River .

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        THE LAST CHRONICLE OF BARSET [in 32 weekly parts]

      1866. With Illustrations by George H. Thomas. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1866-1867. [In 32 weekly serial parts.] Original cream wrappers decorated in black, orange and blue. First Edition, in 32 weekly serial parts, of the sixth and last of the Barsetshire Novels. Trollope observed in his autobiography, ~I regard this as the best novel I have written. I was never quite satisfied with the development of the plot, which consisted in the loss of a cheque, of a charge made against a clergyman for stealing it, and of absolute uncertainty on the part of the clergyman himself as to the manner in which the cheque found its way into his hands.~THE LAST CHRONICLE OF BARSET first appeared in these 32 weekly parts, beginning on December 1, 1866 and ending on July 6, 1867. Included in each part is a full-page plate plus an opening vignette, by George H. Thomas. Also included in the 16th and 32nd parts are the preliminary leaves for binding up the parts into two volumes; each bound volume was also available directly from the publisher in March and July 1867 respectively.~The continuously-paginated Smith Elder ads (on pale lilac paper) appear at the beginning of 28 of the 32 parts (the exceptions being the 5th, 6th, 7th & 9th parts); all but eight of the other "compulsory" ads listed by Sadleir are present -- and in fact, with the exception of one inset slip in the 18th part (seldom present), all parts from the 10th through the 32nd are "ad-complete."~Condition, on the whole, is near-fine. As is often the case, the front wrapper of the 1st part and the rear wrapper of the 32nd part show a bit of soil and wear (one small edge-chip in the latter); additionally, the rear wrapper of the 17th part is damp-soiled. Other than these three, the parts are essentially in fine condition, clean and with very little wear. There is very little foxing on wrappers, text or plates. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) pp 78-81. Housed in a cloth clamshell case.

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        Recherches Experimentales pour servir a l�Histoire de la Vitalite Propre des Tissus Animaux. These ..

      Paris:: E. Martinet 1866.. 4to. (270 x 216 mm) [4], 96 pp. Two engraved plates. Presentation inscription from the author, ?A M[ssieur] le D[octeur] Pettigrew avec les complements de l�auteur P Bert? at the top of the title page; light foxing to first few leaves. Modern quarter black levant morocco over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine, gilt fillet on covers; very attractive binding. FIRST EDITION. This work is the thesis by Bert for his PhD. in natural sciences from the Coll�ge de France. The work is dedicated to his mentor, Claude Bernard, as well as Pierre Gratiolet and Henri Milne-Edwards, three eminent scientists who shaped his thought processes and methods in experimental physiology, the critical evaluation of experimental findings and the attempt to describe the basic laws of physiology. This treatise specifically deals with animal tissue transplantation. Although transplantation was thought to be physiologically impossible, Bert did succeed in creating ?double monsters,? uniting two rats by suturing their skins together. In another experiment, he succeeded in implanting the tip of the tail of a young albino rat under the skin of its back and demonstrating new bone growth and sensory impulse reversal. Through experimentation with temperature, humidity, and various chemical agents, he declared that cells and tissues lived their own lives, growing and differentiating independently of any superior vital force as long as they were in a suitable environmental surrounding. Interestingly, due to his involvement with politics, Bert was appointed as consul general to Tonkin (French Indochina) in 1886 where he died of dysentery shortly thereafter. Bert�s best known and most important work was La Pression Barometrique (1878) in which he demonstrated that oxygenation of tissues was dependent upon the partial pressure of oxygen in the tissues and the oxygen content of the bloodstream. He also demonstrated that asphyxiation due to a lack of oxygen in the bloodstream was quite different from poisoning due to excessive carbon dioxide exposure. In performing his research, Bert determined that the total barometric pressure upon tissues was not important, but rather the partial pressure of oxygen, an application of Dalton�s Law, and that exposure to excessive amounts of oxygen result in oxygen toxicity. Through the use of hot-air balloons and pressure chambers, he made discoveries related to the cause of Caisson�s disease and physiological problems encountered at high altitudes. References: DSB, pp. 59-63. See also: Garrison & Morton, 944.

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        Felix Holt. The Radical.

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons 1866 - First edition. Three volumes. 8vo (222x135mm). pp. 303; 290; 284 + 4pp. publisher's adverts. Original tan blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Vol. 1. Spine darkened and frayed at head. Vol. 2. rubbed on joints, biro mark on upper cover. Vol. 3. Rubbed on joints and nicks at head of spine, neatly repaired. Overall, a good clean copy. Vol. 1. 'Dadie' Rylands annotations on front pastedown endpaper. Book-plate of Justin McCarthy. Stamp on title-page. A very good copy. Rylands annotations refer to a different catalogue entry for this book which has been attached to the front free endpaper with a paper clip. It states that the blue binding is more rare. He also has noted details about Justin McCarthy who was an Irish writer and politician and an MP from 1879-1900. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mount Moira 22,621 feet high

      Circa 1866. Albumen silver print, 230 x 290 mm, laid down on its original album leaf, Bourne's plate number 1544 incised in the negative, contemporary pencilled caption to album leaf beneath imageMount Moira 22,621 feet high; a strong print with rich, chocolate tones, some very pale foxing towards the top edge, otherwise in fine condition; the margins of the leaf with mild, scattered foxing, otherwise the mount is clean and stable. Copies of this spectacular and very early photograph of the Himalayas by pioneer photographer Samuel Bourne are held in the collections of the Fogg Museum, Harvard University (2.2002.112), Duke University Library (as part ofRL.00130), and the British Library (94/4 25). The view is taken from the remote Gangotri Glacier in Uttarakhand, near the present-day border of India and China. 'Samuel Bourne, the bank clerk and amateur photographer, arrived in India in 1863 during the early years of commercial photography. Photographs taken during three expeditions to Kashmir and the Himalayas between 1863 and 1866 demonstrate his ability to combine technical skill and artistic vision. These views display a compositional elegance which appealed to Victorian notions of the ‘picturesque’; strategically framed landscapes of rugged mountain scenery, forests, rivers, lakes and rural dwellings. The Gangotri glacier is in the Garhwal Himalayas, situated in Uttarkashi district. The glacier originates at the northern slope of Chaukhamba range of peaks. This is not a single valley glacier but a combination of several other glaciers that are fed to it and form a huge mass of ice.' (British Library)

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        Marianischer Festkalender Fur das katholiken Volk Eingerichtet auf Alle Tage des Jahres

      1866 REPRINT 1866 - Marianischer Festkalender Fur das katholiken Volk Eingerichtet auf Alle Tage des Jahres(Marian fixed calendar for the Catholics folk set up on all days of the year). vielen legenden der eifrigsten diener und dienerinnen mariens und der beschreibung der berühmtesten marianischen gnadenorte sammt taglichen gebeten (many legends of the most zealous servant and Servants of Mary and the description of the most famous Marian unforgiving locations, together with daily asked.) Black and white illustrations. General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. Browning pages. No bookplate. Slipcase. Text in German, DATE PUBLISHED: 1866 REPRINT EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A YANKEE IN CANADA, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in no dust jacket if issued.. Three variant bindings. Duodecimo. 7 in (18 cm) tall; 286 p. Green publisher's cloth with gilt stamped lettering and decoration to spine, and blindstamped decorative borders and centered wreath to sides. Top edge stained green. Tight, clean and square binding. Intact spine. Square corners. Pages bright; no foxing. Brown-coated endpapers. Clean edges. Clear, protective cover. Spine with light spot. Front pastedown with two library rule plates of the period, front hinge with top inch tear, margins with intermittent smudges, few corner folds. First book appearance of "Civil Disobedience," which motivated Mohandas Gandhi to overthrow the British government, Martin Luther King, Jr. to lead the civil rights movement, conservationists to pioneer the environmental movement and many others. Henry David Thoreau believed that when faced with an unjust government, it is a citizen's duty to break the law, to stop paying taxes, to go to jail, and to start a revolution if necessary. A lifelong abolitionist, Thoreau and his family participated in the Underground Railroad. After leaving Walden, Thoreau gave a lecture against slavery and against American imperialism in the Mexican-American War. This lecture would become the essay, "Civil Disobedience," emphasizing an individual's right to be true to their conscience. BAL 20117.

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        Snow-Bound. A Winter Idyl

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First edition, first issue, with the final page numbered 52, below the printer's slug. Portrait frontispiece, title vignette. 52 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original cloth, in slipcase. First edition, first issue, with the final page numbered 52, below the printer's slug. Portrait frontispiece, title vignette. 52 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        TELETES, Carte Philosophique et Mathématique Accompagnée du Calendrier magique et perpétuel, (en partie) contenant la contemplation des choses les plus profondes, et les plus secrettes, avec la connoissance complette de la philosophie

      In-plano (64 x 46,5 cm), bound in half green leather, green covers, gilt title on spine. Paper covers bound inside, title page, seven lithographic plates, of which five on double page.PROVENANCE: Manly Palmer Hall's copy, with his monogram "mPh" inlaid in paper in the lower right corner of the title page and first double page plate. A typescript leaf inside the book contains the following information: "The TELETES is listed as No. 97 in the catalog of the M. Lionel Hauser collection of esoteric books offered for sale at auction by Sotheby and Co., London, April 16, 1934. The catalog description is extremely brief: as follows: Brahe (Tycho) and T. du Chenteau, plates, wrappers, published in Turin, 1866. The work is of very large size, height nearly 25 inches, width 18 inches. On the title page is the word "Teletes", underneath which is a heavy cross and a capital "Y". It is said to be based on a work of Tycho Brahe dated 1582 which was apparently reprinted by T. du Chenteau in 1775. While it is certainly based upon the calendar of Tycho Brahe published in 1582, engraved by Theodore de Bry (we also have an original example), it has been enlarged and expanded with illustrations taken from the writings of Robert Fludd and with additional ornaments from various sources. The work is too large to be photostated, and several of the plates are double page. The engraving is passable, but much more crude that the original work of Theodore de Bry. It is printed on a good grade of heavy paper and is bound in a heavy, dull green paper wrap-around cover with the simple word "Teletes" on the front. There are twelve leaves in the book printed on one side only. In addition to the title page, there is a preliminary leaf printed on both sides followed by five double page plates." (Lionel Hauser was an Ancient Member of the Board Council of the Theosophic Society in France. He was a banker, the cousin of Marcel Proust and his financial adviser. )The work is immensely rare, we were not able to trace any other copy of this edition sold in an auction since then. There were a very few number of autographed copies printed. OCLC listed 2 more copies worldwide. The work is based on the Calendarium Magicum issued by Theodore de Bry in 1620 and edited by Grosschedel von Aicha. However recent studies have pointed there is no evidence of any connection with Tycho Brahe. The Calendarium was reissued in 1775 in a modified form by Du Chanteau. It was printed at the Chateau de Schaerbeeck, Bruxelles. New elements were added to it from the works of Robert Fludd, Mylius and Georg von Welling. As such, the whole chart became more elaborated. Finally, the masonic symbolism was also introduced by placing the two columns Jakin and Bohaz on the first sheet. This huge Chart was reprinted as an autographed copy by Giuseppe Wopaletsky in 1866 in Torino, with some modifications to the original chart and the copper engravings were replaced by lithographs. At the same time a new preliminary leaf printed on both sides was added. This leaf listed some works, probably considered as the source of inspiration for the Chart but also a lot of references to the different books of the Bible. Some new engravings were also included. Du Chanteau (sometimes written as Du Chenteau, Touzay on his real name) was a mathematician, member of an organisation knwon as the "Society of Unknown Philosophers". Best known for a little work: "Le Grand Livre de la Nature ou l'Apocalypse Philosophique et Hermetique" (1790), he was also in search for the secret of the Philosopher's Stone. According to Claude Antoine Thory, a distinguished french masonic writer, Du Chanteau's "Carte Philosophique et mathematique" contains the Great Mysteries of the Elus-Coens. The Chart in fact is a more elaborated copy of two other works: Tycho Brahe's "Calendarium Naturale Perpetuum Magicum" engraved in 1582, and Esprit Sabbathier's "Idealis Umbra Sapientiae Generalis" from 1679. Du Chanteau was a member of "Les Philalethes", organised in 1773 at the Lodge of the United Friends (La Loge des Amies Reunies) from Paris. The members of this Lodge were all initiates in occult sciences and hermetics. They were also practicing alchemy and theurgy and had also contacts with a lot of non masonic hermetic Orders. Among them were the Marquis de Chefdebien, the alchymist Clavières, Savalette de Langes, the Prince d'Assia de Beverley. It was in the intention of Du Chanteau (declared in the text below the title of the Chart) to amend Brahe's Chart and to rectify the tables and magical characters which in his opinion were not accurate. He points to the legend that made possible the distinction between the elements which are in strict conformity with the original, those which he thought to modify the details, and the new pieces added by him. In the end, the Chart presents a huge mathematical synthesis of the Universe, enriched with theosophical, masonic, kabbalistic and alchemical symbolism, which makes Du Chanteau to declare: "La fameuse Carte de Tycho-Brahe sur les nombres, ne fait qu'une septieme partie de cet ouvrage dans lequel elle se trouve incluse"(inscribed on the double folio title page of the Chart).Condition: Very good, sporadically foxing on the back of the cover paper wrappers, minimal foxing on the title page. In this Torino autographed reprint of the original Chart the name of "Du Chenteau" was wrong printed as "Du Cahteau". In this particular copy it was slightly erased and written correct with black ink, hard to notice without a close examination. It seems this correction was calligraphically made before the Sotheby Auction, as in the catalogue and on the paper typescript present inside the work the name is written correctly. All engravings in perfect condition, a splendid copy with a remarkable provenance.

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        Geschichte der Stadt Lauingen.

      Dillingen, Im Selbstverlage des Verfassers (Druck von C. Kränzle), 1866. 8°. Mit einem gefalt. lithogr. Frontispiz (Ansicht der Stadt Lauingen von M. Schmid), 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln u. 3 gefalt. Tabellen. VIII, 467 (1) S., Späterer Lwd.-Bd. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe. - Die beiden Kupfertafeln zeigen das Schloß und die Pfarrkirche. - Mit einem 4-seitigen Subskribenten-Verzeichnis. - Einband min. berieben. Hintere Rückenkante mit Stoßspur. Vorderdeckel m. Nummernschild. Titel gestempelt. Unterschiedlich gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Pfister I, 4021; Lentner 8745 („Nicht im Handel u. sehr selten“). Versand D: 12,00 EUR Mayer, Geschichte der Stadt Lauingen, Bayern, Schwaben

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        Annali d'Italia dal principio dell'era volgare sino all'anno MDCCXLIX. Compilati da Lodovico Antonio Muratori

      Giachetti 1866-1869, Prato - Poche naturali abrasioni alla parte superiore dei dorsi, ottimo stato generale di conservazione 761; 796; 801; 795; 332; 624; 560 p. 7 voll in 5 tomi in-8

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        Sheriff's Dockets, Sagadahoc County, Maine, 1876-1912

      1866 - A Set of Dockets of a Maine Sheriff, 1876-1912 [Manuscripts]. [Maine]. [Sheriff's Dockets]. Sagadahoc County, Maine, 1876-1912. 8 ledgers (14" x 8-1/2") and 1 Index volume (14" x 4"). Ledgers: three-quarter sheep over marbled or cloth boards, printed volume numbers to spines and front board of six volumes; index volume; Marbled stiff wrappers with cloth-reinforced spines, thumb-tabbed. Varying degrees of wear to extremities, text blocks secure, some scuffing to boards. Moderate toning, occasional faint dampstaining minor, various related clippings pasted in or laid in. An unusually large manuscript record. $1,250. * A compelling collection of low-level legal activity in Sagadahoc County, Maine, from 1876 to 1912. These ledgers record thousands of forms, costs and legal actions throughout the county, such as writs, injunctions, subpoenas, summons and warrants. Each ledger contains an alphabetical index of names. Printed column headings include "Precept When Rec'd," "Attorneys," "Names of Parties," "Residence," "Amount of Execution," "When and Where Returnable," "Service and Travel," "Extra Fees," "What For," "Amount of Fees," "Amount Paid Out" and "When Served and Remarks." In total, these ledgers comprise a comprehensive repository of legal activity in Sagadahoc County over a period of 35 years. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A previously unrecorded photograph of Tom Wills, cricketer and pioneer of Australian Rules Football

      Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 92 x 58 mm, mount 103 x 63 mm; blind stamped at lower left P. Dawson Photographer Hamilton; blank verso; the albumen print with light marks and staining; Tom Wills is standing in the back row, fourth from right, wearing a striped shirt. The photographer, Patrick Dawson of Hamilton in Victoria's Western District, is listed by Davies & Stanbury (Mechanical Eye) as being active at his premises in Gray Street between 1866 and 1868. During 1866 Tom Wills was in the Western District recruiting and coaching Aboriginal cricketers who worked on various stations in the region. In the summer of that year he took a team of Aboriginal players to Melbourne to play a match against the Melbourne Cricket Club on Boxing Day. The players he had selected, taught and managed were to form the nucleus of the Aboriginal cricket team which toured England in 1868 under the guidance of Charles Lawrence. In the light of the present previously unrecorded photograph, perhaps it is no coincidence that it was also Patrick Dawson who was later to photograph the Aboriginal cricketers in the same Gray Street studio before their departure for England. Dawson produced a famous montage of his portraits of the individual players in this group (see State Library of Victoria,Accession no. H5233). The eminent Australian cricket historian, Tom Thompson, has identified the present photograph as the Victorian team that played against NSW in the Inter-colonial match at the MCG, December 26-30 1867, which Victoria won by 7 wickets.Tom Wills is back row, fourth from right;William Hayman, the manager, is front centre (Hayman was owner of Lake Wallace Station in the Western District and, like Wills, played an important role in introducing local Aboriginal men to the game of cricket; he was to manage the Aboriginal team on its tour of England); lower right is Cosstick; the new bowling sensation Frank Allen, a wiry 17 year old is second left (standing); other players are Wardill, Gibson, Conway, Kelly, Robertson, Campbell, Greaves and Bennett. Wills took 5/55 in the first innings, and Allan 5/59 on debut which Hayman noted was "unprecedented". In the second innings Allen took 3/43 and Wills 4/94. Dick Wardill scored the first century at the MCG, which was also the first first-class hundred ever scored in Australia. The NSW team was captained by Charles Lawrence, who captained the Aboriginal team on its tour of England.

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        Ansicht der Wiesenkirche in Soest mit Pfarrhaus, Aquarell

      - G.STEIN (tätig Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts), Ansicht der Wiesenkirche in Soest mit dem davor stehenden Pfarrhaus, Aquarell Beschreibung: Aquarell auf Papier, auf Papier montiert. Schöne Ansicht des Pfarrhauses zu Soest, das auf einer kleinen Erhebung vor der Südfassade der Wiesenkirche steht. Die berühmte gotische Pfarrkirche, die als bedeutedste westfälische Hallenkirche gilt, ist im Hintergrund in verbläuter Form dargestellt. Rechts unten auf der Unterlage in Bleistift bezeichnet mit "Pfarrhaus in Soest ([?])". Das Blatt stammt aus einem Skizzenbuch mit zahlreichen Aquarellen, die der unbekannte Künstler "G.Stein" um 1866 erstellt hat. Beachten Sie dazu auch das weitere Angebot in unserem eBay-Shop. Größe: Blatt: 18,2 x 22,4 cm Zustand: Sehr guter Zustand. Das Papier ist minimal vergilbt und weist vereinzelte kleine Flecken auf. Links unten ist ein kleiner Einriss im Papier sowie ein weiterer am Rand des Blattes zu sehen. Entlang der unteren Blattkante ist eine schmale Kratzspur zu erkennen. Die Blattecken sind minimal bestoßen. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [GOLD RUSH] Not dead yet, or, The counterfeit. A tale of the times.

      [Glasgow] : Theatre-Royal, Glasgow, 1866. Playbill, single sheet (760 x 260 mm), lithograph printed on thin paper, advertising a performance at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow: This evening, Tuesday, 12th June, 1866, will be presented the highly successful new and romantic drama, written by David Fisher ... entitled Not dead yet, or, The counterfeit : a tale of the times ... The Bendigo Country in Australia, 1862 ... The Gold Digger's hut... Another part of the Diggings ...At head of title: Theatre-Royal, Glasgow, Dunlop Street. Short hours! Summer prices! ... Decided success of the new sensational drama written by Mr David Fisher with new scenery and effects, and entitled Not dead yet! The parts of Jasper Jones and Sidney Phillips by Mr David Fisher ...; the playbill is well preserved and complete, with the exception of a thin strip excised from the lower left margin (no loss of text). This play was adapted from the novel Not dead yet,written by the English author John Cordy Jeaffreson and published in 1864. Three scenes in the second act - as described in the text of the playbill - are set on the Bendigo gold diggings in the year 1862. The National Library of Australia holds a copy of the playbill from the following evening's performance (Wednesday, June 13, 1866).

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        London (Central Sheet).

      London., c.1866. Lithograph. Hand coloured. Fine condition. Size: 480 x 640 mm. Mounted size: 605 x 780 mm Handsome map of part of mid-Victorian London, extending from Tottenham Court Road to New Commercial Street & Pentonville Road to Blackfriars Bridge Road

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        The ornithology of Australia : being illustrations of 244 Australian birds, with descriptive letter-press.

      A rarely offered complete set of one of the most important Australian ornithological publications of the nineteenth century. [Brisbane : Printed for the author by T.P. Pugh, 1866-1870]. Folio, nineteenth century gilt-lettered cloth (joints a little worn), bookplate to the front pastedown of English ornithologist George Dawson Rowley, manuscript list of plates tipped-in, manuscript title leaf supplied (lacking the printed title), unpaginated, 126 hand-coloured lithographed plates, heightened with gum arabic, each with an accompanying leaf of descriptive letterpress, occasional foxing; a very good copy. English-born naturalist, artist and musician Sylvester Diggles arrrived in Sydney at the end of 1853 and settled in Brisbane in January 1855. In 1859 he became one of the founders of the Queensland Philosophical Society, and in 1861 he established the Brisbane Philharmonic Society. Diggles' principal interests in the natural sciences were ornithology and entomology, and his The ornithology of Australia was first issued in Brisbane as 126 plates in 21 parts, without text, between 1866 and 1870. It is not known how many sets were issued, but unquestionably the number was small. These plates covered about one third of the known bird population of Australia. However, due to lack of funds, Diggles had to discontinue the project. Between 1870 and 1875, bound versions were issued which included descriptive text, and also a title-page either in manuscript or basically printed. There are a few copies known to have a title-page ornately printed in colour, but these all seem to have some variation, as "Diggles evidently used this title-page for copies which he regarded as important" (Pigott, The Bird man of Brisbane, 2010, p.110). The work was reissued under a separate title in 1877. Rare; only three complete sets recorded at auction in the past 70 years. Ferguson 9146, 9147, 9148; Nissen IVB, 247 Provenance : George Dawson Rowley (1822-1878), his bookplate to front pastedown and initialled note to title page Dudley Dickison (1896-1967), sold at auction by Peter Arnold, 17 September 2007 (lot 12) Private collection, Australia

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        The House by the Churchyard

      Richard Bentley, London, United Kingdom 1866 - First UK Edition Thus (with expanded text) First combined edition preceded only by the three volume set.Wood-engraved frontis. and additional title vignette, occasional minor spotting and toning, some rubbing and light loss to the lower spine and extremities.No restoration in original binding with small booksellers stamp to the rear end page and neat name to the front end page, no marks to the text which is tight. Uncommon in original condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Regency of Anne of Austria, Queen Regent of France, Mother of Louis XIV (In Two Volumes)

      Tinsley Brothers, London, England 1866 - Very good hardcover copies of "The Regency of Anne of Austria, Queen Regent of France, Mother of Louis XIV (In Two Volumes)" by Martha Walker Freer. 3/4 blue calf leather boards with gilt lettering and blocking on spine, which has five raised bands. Marbled end papers. Top edges gilt. Previous owner bookplate on front paste-downs and signature on title page. Edge and corner wear to both volumes. Enjoy this attractive two-volume biography of the mother of a king! For Sale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Roses

      Boston: J.E. Tilton and Company, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Inscribed to Parkman's protege "Jackson Dawson with kind regards of [signed] F. Parkman 14 Dec. 1871" on first blank. 225pp. Original mauve cloth with gilt lettering, brown endpapers. First edition, first printing. An unsophisticated Good- copy that could use repair as its front and rear hinges are split, with head missing and exposed headband, spine-sunned and edge-worn cloth. A trail of light staining to fore edge. Internally in much better shape with relatively bright, clean pages; small spot of sticker damage to front free endpaper. A scarce signature by the author, a Harvard professor of Horticulture and historian who is best known for his books The Oregon Trail and the seven volume France and England in North America.Also nice horticultural association copy. In the 2015 article "Filing a Missing Rose Claim: Jackson Dawson and the Arnold Rose" Benjamin Whitacre outlines the story of how Parkman brought Rosa rugosa to the US from Asia in 1861 and hired Dawson as its propagator. Dawson proved to be a master of hybridization, creating the Arnold Rose. Despite the Arnold Rose's commercial failure and Dawson's subsequent eclipse, it apparently became known as the "America" rose in 1895 and made a lasting impact in rose-growing circles under that guise.

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        The Oberland and its glaciers: explored and illustrated with ice-axe and camera . With twenty-eight photographic illustrations by Ernest Edwards, B. A. and a map of the Oberland

      Alfred W. Bennett, London 1866 - First edition, 4to, pp. [2], xii, 243; double-page map, frontispiece, title-page vignette, and 26 other mounted albumen photographs (11 full-p. and 17 in the text); front free endpaper excised, binding with a few spots and stains, extremities a bit rubbed, but in all a very good copy in original pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine, a.e.g. Neate, G13; NYPL Checklist, 136; Truthful Lens, 74: "A 7-page chapter "Notes by the Photographer" describes the difficulty of making wet-collodion photographs under field conditions. The author was editor of the Alpine Journal." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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