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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

      London: Alfred W. Bennett, 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."

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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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        Influence of Distance from and Nearness to an Insane Hospital on its Use by the People."

      Separately printed from the American Journal of Insanity, XXII, January 1866, pp 361-406. This publication paginated 1-46. - *The Jarvis Law* Dr. Edward Jarvis (1803-1884) conducted a study in 1866 to determine how much a factor distance from an "insane hospital" was in regards to people using the facility. It sounds like an obvious-enough question with a probably-obvious answer, but these things are really never so until someone actually looks at the data and extracts an answer. And so Dr. Jarvis performed this function, answering the question once and for all that yes, indeed, the further away you are from a facility the less likely you are going to be to use it, and thus we have Jarvis' Law. "Mental health researchers have long considered the importance of distance on psychiatric service use. Systemic analyses regarding the relationship between distance and the use of mental health care can be traced back to the mid nineteenth century, when Edward Jarvis identified inverse associations between home-to-hospital distance and the rates of admission to Oneida County Hospital of New York and the Kentucky Lunatic Asylum in Fayette County. He claimed that people living near psychiatric hospitals send more patients there for admission than do those living far away (Jarvis’s law).The study also revealed urban–rural differences in the prevalence of insanity, and high admission rates to psychiatric hospitals among people residing near the city center. Jarvis’s law has been identified in numerous studies since the mid-twentieth century."--Kuon-Chiao Tseng, et al, "Travel Distance and the Use of Inpatient Care among Patients with Schizophrenia", Adm Policy Ment Health. 2008 Sep; 35(5): 346–356, published online 2008 May 30 ***Nice copy in original wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE PARABLES OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST

      Boston: Roberts Bros., 1866.  First US edition, 25 x 19.5cm [4to], bound in dark green morocco w/embossed decorations to covers & spine, gilt title to spine w/5 raised bands, bevelled edges, decorative gilt dentelles, a.e.g., marbled ep.s, [i-xii], 1-48 + [1-48 blank versos] + [1-40 plates], [1-2 publ. adverts] red-ruled cardstock pp., w/20 wood engravings by the Dalziels after Millais.  Printed at the Camden Press, London.  Binding Good (expertly rebacked w/original spine laid down & new head-&-tail bands, extremities moderately rubbed, corner-tips sl. bumped, & minor chipping to fore-edges of ep.s); contents Very Good (some rubbing to gilt edges, & a couple of corners mended). Heavy item--shipping surcharge required.

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        FRAMED AUTOGRAPH LETTER, Signed, on '35 South Street' stationery. To a Madame Schwabe (?). Dated July 24, 1866

      London, 1866. A very nice, framed VG+ ALs from this Champion of the Nursing profession, which shows a hint of aging & wear to the extremities. Frame is modern, showing little wear. On rear, affixed printed appraisal sticker, from one Robert J. Connelly.. Letter: 7-3/4" x 5-1/8". Frame: 13" x 10-1/4" A fully signed letter from Nightingale to Madame Schwabe (?) requesting tickets to a Jenny Lind July 30th concert performance, "if they are still to be had." Johanna Maria Lind, better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish opera singer. Lind, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale", married her condutor/pianist, Otto Goldschmidt, February 5, 1852, near the end of her US tour, in Boston. They returned to Europe initially, and, from 1855 on, lived in England for the rest of their lives. Although she refused all requests to appear in opera after her return to Europe, Lind continued to perform in the concert hall. One such occasion was July 13, 1866, where she appeared with Arthur Sullivan, and the Times subsequently reported, "there is magic still in that voice ... the most perfect singing - perfect alike in expression and in vocalization. ... Nothing more engaging, nothing more earnest, nothing more dramatic can be imagined." No doubt, reading such a review, Ms Florence Nightingale sought to avail herself of a subsequent performance. An-in-all, a lovely artifact for those who wish to have a tangible, physical connection to the "The Lady with the Lamp".

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        Voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868 par une commission française présidée par M. le capitaine de frégate Doudart de Lagrée et publié par les ordres du ministre de la marine...Paris, Hachette & Co (back of half-title: printed by Corbeil), 1873. 2 text volumes (4to) and 1 atlas volume (folio; 2 parts in 1 vol.). With hundreds of wood engravings in text, 17 chromoxylographed maps, 36 tinted lithographed plates and 11 chromolithographed plates. Volume 1 in modern red half morocco, gilt edges. Volume 2 in contemporary half morocco, gilt edges. Atlas volume in modern red half morocco.

      Cordier, Indosinica, cols. 1012-1013; Cordier, Sinica, cols. 329-330; Gomane, L'exploration du Mekong; Satow 147. Rare complete but composite set of the first edition of a travelogue and scientific study of Indochina, published as the results of a French expedition in Indochina. The expedition was formed to examine the navigability of the Mekong river and thereby bolster French confidence in the colonial adventure in Indochina. Over the course of two years the expedition under the leadership of the navy officer Ernest Doudart de Lagrée and subsequently under Francis Garnier, would travel almost 9000 km between Saigon and Shanghai.The resulting publication was limited to just 300 copies. The first volume, written by Garnier, is a travelogue of the harrowing journey through Southeast Asia. Although this official account was heavily censored by the French Naval Ministry, a more complete version of this text had previously been published in instalments in the journal Le tour du monde. Garnier presents an adventure where the expedition leader died, its members were rifled with disease and ultimately made a long journey barefoot due to the total disintegration of the expeditioners' shoes. A description of the expedition's detour to the temple complex of Angkor Wat did much to propagate the image of Angkor in Europe. The hundreds of woodcuts after drawings made by Louis Delaporte illustrate the monuments, landscapes and people of Indochina. A second volume presents the scientific findings of the expedition and contains contributions on topics such as meteorology, geology, mineralogy, anthropology and botany. The large-scale atlas volume contains numerous maps, and lithographs of the most spectacular of Delaporte's drawings, including some in colour.Volume 1 with library stamp. Water damage throughout and large tears in the final page repaired with Japanese paper. Binding of volume 2 worn at the extremities, spine damaged at the head and foot, pages slightly discoloured. Atlas volume with minor foxing. Good composite set, with the atlas volume in very good condition.

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        Crewe Coal & Iron Co Ld, Madeley and Leycett Collieries: Measurement of Air, Crossings, Points and Sketches of Places (Also Plans of Workings and Heat of Air), Survey Book [4 manuscript volumes]

      Unpublished manuscripts 1866 to 1899 - , four volumes of manuscript books naming pits, seams (including Bullhurst seam where author was killed in 1882) and colleagues: 1866-1871; 1874; 1877-1878; 1889-1899, hand-written by Mining Surveyor (in black ink and pencil with red ink additions, some blank leaves), plans of mining seams with measurements and directions in compass settings (including tables giving time, temperature, "quantity of air" when open and closed for each level of mine-workings), very interesting "Notes on a Barometer" "Names on a Pocket Compass" and "formulae" for calculating temperatures, extract from '1866-71' (page 141) "explosion in the ten feet mine.12th Jan 1871" followed by (page 143) "Inquest" with names of dead and where found ("Geo Longmoor found in No 7 level.with his face in a small pool of water quite dead") and witness statements, very detailed contemporary industrial record, Original Edition , wear to covers of all volumes, coal dust marks and fingerprints throughout, legible, reasonable condition , leather covers to 3 volumes, green cloth covers to 1 volume, blindstamped rules, black and hand-written titles on label to 1 volume, feint ruled leaves octavo, 12mo, 10 x 16.5 cms, 18 x 12 cms Hardback, Paperback ISBN: [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Pescia, 24. II. 1866.

      1866. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt (Briefpapier mit gepr. Monogramm). Beiliegend eh. adress. Umschlag (die Briefmarke ausgeschnitten). In italienischer Sprache, an Filippo Cicconetti in Rom. - Faltspuren. "Pacini gehörte zu den Komponisten, die in der Zeit von 1823 (Rossinis letzte Oper für Italien) bis zu Verdis Triumphen die italienischen Bühnen beherrschten. Erstaunlicherweise hatte er noch in den 60er Jahren Erfolg [...] An der Entwicklung der dramatischen Szene, in der Solo, Chor und Ensemble ein enges Bündnis eingehen, hat Pacini bedeutenden Anteil; er hat hierin Verdi vorgearbeitet" (MGG X, 557f).

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        Souvenirs d'un aveugle, voyage autour du monde. Ouvrage enrichi de soixante dessins et de notes scientifiques.Paris, Hortet and Ozanne, 1839. 4 volumes. 8vo. With 2 engraved portraits, of Jacques and Fran?ois Arago, and 60 full-page lithographed plates, all after drawings by the author. Contemporary green half sheepskin, gold-tooled spines.

      Forbes 1134; Hill 30; cf. Borba de Moraes, p. 45 (other edition); Sabin 1866 (other editions). Rare, beautifully illustrated edition of Arago's account of the voyage of l'Uranie , under command of Louis Freycinet (1817-1820). The voyage was organized by the French government, under the restored Royalty, to show the flag around the world and to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism and meteorology. Arago was attached to the expedition as official artist, and first published a narrative of the voyage as Promenade autour du monde . The Souvenirs is a more elaborate work, augmented with many new illustrations. The present "richly illustrated edition of the Souvenirs is much prized" (Hill), and the third volume is almost entirely devoted to Hawaii.Occasionally slightly foxed, large stain on last leaves of the second volume, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Die Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs wissenschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. Von Dr. H. G. Bronn, fortgezetzt von A Gerstaecker. Fünfter Band. Gliederfüssler (Arthropoda). Die Klassen und Ordnungen der Arthropoda . Fünfter Band, erste Abtheilung. Crustacea (Erste Hälfe). [AND] Die Klassen und Ordnungen der Arthropoda . Fünfter Band. II. Abtheilung. Crustacea (Zweite Hälfte: Malacostraca).

      - Leipzig, C. F. Winter, 1866-1901. Two volumes in four. Large 8vo (24.7 x 16.5 cm). 2,639 pp.; 178 lithographed plates (several tinted); [numbered: I-LIX, IIIa; I-CXXVIII]. Early 20th century uniform blue buckram. Spines with gilt title. Edges sprinkled red.l Rare complete section of the crustacean part of the famous "Die Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs", founded by Heinrich Georg Bronn (1800-1862). Both volumes with the text and atlas separately. The German (later American) zoologist Arnold Eduard [Edward] Ortmann (1863-1927) finished the Malacostrata after the death of Adolph Gerstaecker (1828-1895). The first volume, on the Entomostraca, has two titles, namely one to the series (quoted first), and one to the part on crustaceans, indicating that the work was also sold separately. Private bookplate on front pastedowns, small library stamps in the margin of the front free endpaper recto and title of each part. One plate with a repair in the margin and some foxing throughout. A neat set. Nissen ZBI, 1540. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Binding- Fazakerley, Arts & Crafts] Poems

      London: E. Moxon & Co., 1866.  Thick 4to. Superb full calf Arts & Crafts style binding by Fazakerley, with elaborate and bold gilt stamped design composed of heart and vine pattern with clusters of gilt stippling on front cover, similar gilt motif and lettering on spine. 376p. A.E.G. Gilt stamped binder's imprint on back lower dentelle, "Fazakerley Manchester." An early edition of the famous Moxon Tennyson with superb wood engravings throughout by D. G. Rossetti, Millais, Hunt and other Pre-Raphaelite artist. Corners and spine slightly worn, foxing present as often found with this title. An attractive and well-matched binding by Fazakerley, noted British bookbinding firm.

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        Souvenirs d'un aveugle, voyage autour du monde. Ouvrage enrichi de soixante dessins et de notes scientifiques.Paris, Hortet and Ozanne, 1839. 4 volumes. 8vo. With 2 engraved portraits, of Jacques and François Arago, and 60 full-page lithographed plates, all after drawings by the author. Contemporary green half sheepskin, gold-tooled spines.

      Forbes 1134; Hill 30; cf. Borba de Moraes, p. 45 (other edition); Sabin 1866 (other editions). Rare, beautifully illustrated edition of Arago's account of the voyage of l'Uranie , under command of Louis Freycinet (1817-1820). The voyage was organized by the French government, under the restored Royalty, to show the flag around the world and to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism and meteorology. Arago was attached to the expedition as official artist, and first published a narrative of the voyage as Promenade autour du monde . The Souvenirs is a more elaborate work, augmented with many new illustrations. The present "richly illustrated edition of the Souvenirs is much prized" (Hill), and the third volume is almost entirely devoted to Hawaii.Occasionally slightly foxed, large stain on last leaves of the second volume, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Pictures of Life and Character From The Collection Of Mr Punch in 2 Volumes

      London: Bradbury and Evans 1866. 96 and 96 pp, 4 books in 2 volumes illustrated in b/w, gilt lettered green boards with some marks and wear to red leather spines and book corners, name in ink on endpapers. . Very Good. 1/4 Leather. 1866. Oblong 4to..

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        [THE FATHER OF RUSSIAN PHYSIOLOGY] Refleksy golovnogo mozga [i.e. Reflexes of the Brain]

      St. Petersburg: A. Golovachov, 1866. [4], II, 186 pp. 8vo. Contemporary quarter-leather binding. The name of the author and the book title as well as owner's initials in gilt on the spine. Owner's private stamp on the title. Some side foxing on the first seven pages of the text and on the last five. The top of the spine has been restored. Overall copy is in good condition. Very rare. First edition of the ground-breaking work that established the basis of the Russian School of Physiology. Ivan Mikhailovich Sechenov (1829-1905) single-handedly created this field of Russian science, by introducing electrophysiology and neurophysiology into medical laboratories. This is one of the main works by Sechenov. Originally an article with the same name was to be printed in Sovremennik, the most influential periodical of the time, but thst was forbidden by the censor, and it was published in 1863 in the medical journal, Meditsinsky vestnik. The expanded book version, now a classic text, appeared four years later. This work marked the beginning of the era of objective physiology. Sechenov demonstrated that since reflexes cannot occur without external stimuli, physiological activity is brought about by stimuli that act on the sense organs. He made a significant contribution to our knowledge of reflexes by determining that reflexes depend not only on current stimuli but also on past influences. Sechenov believed that the retention of vestiges in the central nervous system is the basis for memory; inhibition is the mechanism for the selective control of behavior; and the operation of the amplifying mechanism of the brain is the foundation for motivation. Ivan Pavlov, the most famous of Sechenov's pupils, called him "the father of Russian physiology".

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        Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh: The History of the Ti-Ping Revolution, Including a Narrative of the Author's Personal Adventures

      Day & Son, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Day & Son, 1866. First edition. Hardcover. 842 pages across two volumes. Volume 1 good with soil and wear to the boards and the corners bumped. The front board dampstained, obscuring the gilt design. Both joints split two inches from the head. Volume 2 very good with lesser rubbing and dampstaining to the boards, not affecting the design. Corners bumped. A few leaves imperfectly cut. Both volumes sunned at the spine with minor foxing to the plates. All plates and the two folding maps present.

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        TI-PING TIEN-KWOH The History of the Ti-Ping Revolution, including a Narrative of the Author's Personal Adventures

      London, Day & Son Ltd, 1866.. 2 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITION 1866, tall 8vos, approximately 265 x 170 mm, 10½ x 6¾ inches, 21 plates and maps, 19 lithographed plates of which 11 are tinted (1 folding) and 8 are coloured, 9 text illustrations, plus 2 partially coloured folding maps (as required by plate lists), pages: xvii, (3), 424; vii, (1), 425-842, (2), complete with all pages, plates and illustrations, original publisher's maroon pictorial cloth covers with blind stamped borders, gilt illustration in the centre of the upper covers, rebacked in morocco with blind rules, raised bands and gilt lettering, new endpapers. Covers lightly rubbed, corners very slightly worn, 90 mm (3½") closed tear to edge of title page in Volume I, just catching text but very neatly repaired without loss, title page in Volume II faintly browned, small piece missing from 1 lower margin corner, 1 colour plate shows offsetting from facing text, tiny blind library stamp in 1 upper margin. A very good clean tight set. The Taiping Rebellion was a widespread civil war in southern China from 1850 to 1864, led against the authorities by heterodox Christian convert Hong Xiuquan, who having received visions, maintained that he was the younger brother of Jesus Christ. Lindley (1840-1873) had been an Honorary officer in Chung-Wang's guards, a special agent of the Ti-Ping General-in-Chief, and a commander of the "Loyal and Faithful Auxiliary Legion" (title page). He was a Royal Navy officer who, along with his wife Mary, joined the 1860 Taiping reform movement in China. He trained Taiping soldiers using modern techniques. This work is not listed in Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica or Lowendahl. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [SECHENOV ON NERVOUS SYSTEM] Fiziologiya nervnoy sistemy [i.e. Physiology of the nervous system]

      St. Petersburg: A. Golovachyov, 1866. [2], vi, [2], 503, [1], xii pp.: ill., 1 ill.  22x15 cm. With 1 folding engraved plate and 37 illustrations in text.  Contemporary half-leather binding.  Rubbings and occasional foxing, owner's signature on the title-page. Very good. First edition. One of the fundamental works by Ivan Sechenov (1829-1905) the teacher of Ivan Pavlov. In this book Sechenov emathised that not only anatomical approach to nervious system is important. For the first time Sechenov describes the mechanism of central inhibition in the brain. Rare in good condition.

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        Souvenirs d'un aveugle, voyage autour du monde. Ouvrage enrichi de soixante dessins et de notes scientifiques.Paris, Hortet and Ozanne, 1839. 4 volumes. 8vo. With 2 engraved portraits, of Jacques and François Arago, and 60 full-page lithographed plates, all after drawings by the author. Contemporary green half sheepskin, gold-tooled spines.

      - Forbes 1134; Hill 30; cf. Borba de Moraes, p. 45 (other edition); Sabin 1866 (other editions). Rare, beautifully illustrated edition of Arago's account of the voyage of l'Uranie, under command of Louis Freycinet (1817-1820). The voyage was organized by the French government, under the restored Royalty, to show the flag around the world and to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism and meteorology. Arago was attached to the expedition as official artist, and first published a narrative of the voyage as Promenade autour du monde. The Souvenirs is a more elaborate work, augmented with many new illustrations. The present "richly illustrated edition of the Souvenirs is much prized" (Hill), and the third volume is almost entirely devoted to Hawaii.Occasionally slightly foxed, large stain on last leaves of the second volume, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Sectional Map of the Surveyed Portion of Minnesota and the North Western Part of Wisconsin

      J.S. Sewall, Boston 1866 - Case map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 32.5" x 24.5" Fantastic and rare map of Minnesota and part of Wisconsin divided into counties. Shows many townships, cities, major routes, waterways and Indian reservations. Originally a pocket map, now in two pieces with several repairs along folds. Creases and scattered chips, a few ink notations and light scattered foxing. Three holes along top from binding. Booklet is missing.

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        The Divine Service of American Israelites for the New Year

      Bloch & Co, Cincinnati 1866 - Brown cloth w/blind stamp covers & gilt lettering on spine, 212 pgs w/yellow endpapers. Clean Sound Volume w/wear to cloth Clean pages (1 has small smudge) >No names or foxing. Contains Hebrew + German + English text. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FRAMED AUTOGRAPH LETTER, Signed, on '35 South Street' stationery. To a Madame Schwabe (?). Dated July 24, 1866.

      London: 1866. Letter: 7-3/4" x 5-1/8". Frame: 13" x 10-1/4" A very nice, framed VG+ ALs from this Champion of the Nursing profession, which shows a hint of aging & wear to the extremities. Frame is modern, showing little wear. On rear, affixed printed appraisal sticker, from one Robert J. Connelly.

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        Oeuvres complètes d'Alfred de Musset -

      Charpentier 1866 -, Paris - 10 tomes. In-8. Reliure demi-maroquin vert à coins. Dos à nerfs avec caissons dorés. Tête dorée. Edition ornée de 28 gravures d'après les dessins de M. BIDA, d'un portrait gravé par M. Flameng d'après l'original de M. Landelle. Bel ensemble. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contrôle des Chemins de Fer. Ligne de Paris à Brest. Réseau d'Orléans. Profil géologique suivant le tracé du chemin de fer dressé sur les indications de M.M. Triger et Delesse. Notice par M. Mille ingénieur en Chef des Ponts et Chaussées 1867.

      - Paris, Jules Bonaventure, 1866-1867. In four parts. 4to. Title-page, 9 pp. (text volume); one folded, chromolithographed profile (31.0 x 99.8 cm), titled: "Coupe des huillères de Chalonnes d'après les travaux des ingénieurs de la mine"; one very long folded profile (31 x 957 cm, including title and legend) titled: "Section de Paris à Angers par Vendôme et Tours"; a second very long folded chromolithographed profile (31 x 1147 [!] cm), title: "Section de Angers à Brest par Nantes et Chateaulin". All four contained in a blindstamped cloth portfolio with gilt title on the spine and top board.l The amazingly long profile runs from Paris to Brest, at the western tip of Brittany, in a scale of 1:40.000. Total length of the sheets is some 22 meters, all printed and coloured in fine detail. In fact the profile is even longer, as some additional profile sections are printed below the main sequence. The surface topography is shown, including hills and valleys, and the places were towns are situated, as well as the occassional chateau, wind mill, river, etc., all subterranean geological layers with their names (each coloured differently), and all relevant coordinates and topgraphical names. This is the work of engineers of the French "Corps des ingénieurs des ponts et chaussées", founded in 1716, and who have been responsible for all road, bridge, and railroad development in France ever since. A massive and wonderful work. Rare. Neither in Brunet nor in Ward and Carozzi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS. N. p., 2. III. 1866.

      1866. 8vo. 1¾ pp. on double leaf. Beautiful Spanish letter, concerning her husband's business, to Mr. Uruga.

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        Crosby Opera House.

      Jevne & Almini. [ 1866]. - Tinted lithograph, image approximately 8 1/2 x 12 inches on sheet size 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. Three tiny binding holes at left edge, two repaired tears to lower margin the longer of which is 1 inch long and reaches to just below the title (it could be matted out); soiling and scattered light foxing to margins with three small foxed spots just outside the image area. Lithographic view of Chicago by Louis Kurz from the series Chicago Illustrated with descriptive material by James W. Sheahan. Published in installments by Jevne & Almini (1866). Each of the thirteen installments, issued in paper wraps, contained four tinted lithographs printed by the Chicago Lithographing Company. These lithographs represent scarce pre-fire views of the city. A striking image of the elegant five story Opera House building with a busy street in the foreground, painting a vibrant portrait of the city. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tremont House.

      Jevne & Almini. [ 1866]. Tinted lithograph, image approximately 8 1/2 x 12 inches on sheet size 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. Three binding holes at left edge, with small paper loss at one binding hole and 1/4 inch tear (repaired) at another binding hole; short tear (repaired) at lower margin, three short edge tears at upper edge, a very few light foxing spots in upper image. Overall good to very good condition. Lithographic view of Chicago by Louis Kurz from the series Chicago Illustrated with descriptive material by James W. Sheahan. Published in installments by Jevne & Almini (1866). Each of the thirteen installments, issued in paper wraps, contained four tinted lithographs printed by the Chicago Lithographing Company.These lithographs represent scarce pre-fire views of the city, this portraying the enormous Tremont House with its grand entrance at busy intersection suggestive of a prosperous and cultured city.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      Macmillan and Co., London 1866 - 8vo (194 x 128 mm). [12], 192 pp., half-title, electrotyped frontispiece protected by tissue guard, and 42 illustrations from the woodcuts by Dalziel after John Tenniel. Original publisher's pictorial red cloth ruled in gilt, covers with gilt vignettes (Alice on front, Cheshire Cat on rear), spine lettered in gilt, light blue endpapers, Burn's ticket on lower pastedown. Binding completely untouched with some light spotting and soiling to cloth, upper joint with a bit of deterioration to cloth at head, about 5 cm split at lower joint towards head of spine, corners bumped, light wear and fraying to cloth at spine ends and corners, signature 'P' slightly pulled with resulting cracking in gutter between pages 104/105, front endpaper split at fold. Internally bright and clean with very little age-toning only. Provenance: Harry Vinton Long (armorial bookplate to front pastedown). A very good or better and unsophisticated copy. ---- PMM 354. FIRST PUBLISHED (SECOND ENGLISH) EDITION. The first edition of 2,000 was recalled by Dodgson, following the unsatisfactory printing of Tenniel's illustrations, and was never offered for public sale. Only about 20 copies of this 1865 Macmillan survive, most in institutional collections. This copy is in the first state with inverted "S" in the last line of contents page and with the earliest end-papers in light blue (later bindings had dark green end-papers). For this new edition the book was re-set by the printer Richard Clay from a copy of the 1865 Alice (prepared by The Clarendon Press, Oxford); it is this version which formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions.- Visit our website for more information and additional images. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Forty-three days in an Open Boat

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1866 - (Mark Twain) Forty-three days in an Open Boat. Harper’s New Monthly Magazine. Publisher: Harper & Brothers December 1866, New York. Volume 34, (December, 1866 to May, 1867) Bound in 3/4 leather with raised spine and marbled paper. Pages 104-113. Mark Twain's first appearance in print in a national magazine, predating his first book. Published anonymously. Binding is in very good to near fine condition. 7 x 9 3/4 inches. Contents clean, occasional very light foxing. Book plate on front pastedown. Very scarce Mark Twain item. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #17-068. Price: $900. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Waffensammlung des Österreichischen Kaiserhauses im k k Artillerie-Arsenal-Museum

      Wien, Martin 1866 - 1870.. Mit lithogr. Titel in Sepia und 68 (10 farb.) meist getönten, tls. aufgewalzten lithogr. Tafeln. 3 Bl., 40 S., 1 Bl. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückentitel und Rückenverg. 52 x 35 cm. Nr. 216 von 250 Ex. - Lipperheide Ra 33. Hiler 537. - Titel gestempelt, Vorderdeckel und Rücken mit altzer Papieretikette. Wenig fleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar!

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        Illustrated manuscript on paper entitled "Ogawajima geigei kassen" ["Battle for Whales at Ogawa Island"]. 14 double-page & 19 single-page finely drawn images heightened with wash color. 42 folding leaves. 8vo (240 x 168 mm.), orig. semi-stiff wrappers, manuscript title label on upper cover, new stitching

      Date on the final leaf: "Copied 1866." There are two early great Japanese works on traditional whaling: the first is the anonymous Isanatori ekotoba [trans.: An Illustrated Treatise on Whaling], first published in 1829. The other is the present work, which has always remained in manuscript. The earliest manuscript of this text was written in 1840 and this is one of several copies, directly taken from the original. We learn from the colophon leaf that the original manuscript was located in the village of Yobuko (Saga Prefecture), close to Ogawa Island, and that the scribe of our copy was "Yotei Yamauchi" and the artist was "Churo Iseda." Yobuko was a famous whaling town for the Karatsu feudal clan in the Edo period and the most prominent whaling family was the Nakao. A member of the seventh generation of the Nakao clan - Jinroku Nakao - commissioned Hoshutei to write this account of whaling. This finely illustrated manuscript is a detailed account of traditional whaling. The text begins with the preparations necessary for a whaling expedition. The illustrations, in vivid color, depict species of whales; their anatomy; harpoons and other weapons; the ships (with lists of tools and other equipment required); the Nakao family's factory on Ogawa Island, consisting of warehouses, the area where the whale carcass is cut up, offices, the shrines for the dead whales, bathhouses for the workers; women repairing nets; making ropes and nets; construction of whaling ships; celebrations before and after whaling expeditions; the departure of whaling ships; a map of the area (with the whaling factory at Ogawajima depicted); the successful hunt (graphically depicted in several illustrations); transporting the whales back to the factory; the cutting up of the whale; rendering of oil from blubber; oil tanks; cutting up of the bones of the whale; the accounting department; shaving the fins; a memorial service for the whale; etc. The whale oil was used as an insecticide in rice fields and the blood of the whale was an important fertilizer. While there is some relatively minor worming, which has been carefully repaired, our manuscript is in fine condition.

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        La photographie appliquée aux recherches micrographiques.avec 41 figures gravées d'après des photographies et trois planches photographiques

      J.-B. Baillére et fils, Paris 1866 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], 333, [3]; 3 mounted albumen photographs bound in at the back, 41 figures in the text; some light spotting to the prelims and terminals, else near fine throughout in original gray printed wrappers. The author (1833-1889) was a professor of medicine at Montpellier and a member of the Academy of Sciences and Letters in the same city. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Map of the Territory of Utah

      General Land Office, Washington DC 1866 - Map [47.5 cm 66.5 cm] Lithograph by Major and Knapp of New York. Borders colored by hand. Near fine. This 1866 map shows Utah five years after it took on essentially its current borders, losing some of its eastern lands to Colorado and its western half to the state of Nevada. The Mormon settlements are shown as are Indian reservations his map also notes gold, iron and lead deposits. An interesting map of the territory. Wheat 1155. Moffatt 84

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        Chloroform: It's Action and Administration

      P. Blakiston, Son & Co, Philadelphia 1866 - Octavo. (xii) 279pp. Blue-green pebbled cloth, with gilt lettering on the spine. The publication is a first American edition of physician and anesthesiologist Arthur Ernest Sansom's study of chloroform. This is edition follows the edition originally published in Britain in 1865. The book acts as guide and handbook, as to the use of chloroform in a medical setting, its chemistry as well as the history of its discovery. Illustrations include some tables, charts and illustrated figures, as microcosmic visualizations of the effects of chloroform on human physiology. Binding with light bumping and rubbing to the extremities. Interior with some minor sporadic spotting throughout and a small closed tear along the bottom edge of p.32. Book block tight. Binding in very good-, interior in very good condition overall. Scarce. Arthur Ernest Sansom FRCP (13 May 1838, Corsham - 10 March 1907, Bournemouth) was an English physician, known for his pioneering research on anesthesiology, the use of carbolic acid in medicine, and diagnosis of heart disease. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        United States Sanitary Commission Bulletin [with] Documents of the U.S. Sanitary Commission Volume I and II

      New York : The Commission, 1866-01-01. Paperback. Acceptable. Original yellow wraps. Bulletin complete in three volumes in one, caption titles dated Nov 1, 1863 - Aug 1, 1865. Advts, plans, indices.; Documents incomplete with Nos 1-17, 19-29, 31-37, 39, 40-59, 65, 66, 84-95 present. Binding broken. Soiling and chipping to wraps, loss. Foxing to pages in the Bullentin volume.. Most of the pages in Documents Volume I are uncut and clean and crisp. <br>An insight on the evolution of medicine during the Civil War, . The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC) was a private relief agency created by federal legislation on June 18, 1861, to support sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army during the American Civil War. It operated across the North, raised an estimated $25 million in Civil War era revenue. The president was Henry Whitney Bellows, and Frederick Law Olmsted acted as executive secretary. It was modeled on the British Sanitary Commission, set up during the Crimean War, and from the British parliamentary report published after the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Women were prominent in the organization, often traveling great distances, and working in harsh conditions, included famous icons such as Louisa May Alcott, Almira Fales, Eliza Emily Chappell Porter, Katherine Prescott Wormeley, and many others. <br>The USSC’s circulars, broadsides, pamphlets and publications such as the Sanitary Reporter (in the West) and the Sanitary Bulletin (in the East) were vitally important in keeping the public aware and supportive of its work. The Documents are a collection of the papers issued by the Commission to the War Department.

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        TELETES, Carte Philosophique et Mathématique Accompagn&eacute;e du Calendrier magique et perp&eacute;tuel, (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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        THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS.

      London, Burns, Lambert, and Oates, 1866. SECOND EDITION IN LIMP CLOTH, SAME YEAR AS THE FIRST. 1866. Small 8vo, approximately 120 x 75 mm, 4¾ x 3 inches, pages: [4], [5]-55, collation: A1-D4, original publisher's blind stamped brown limp cloth, gilt title to upper cover, original pale yellow endpapers. Slight rubbing to binding, first pastedown slightly creased, title page has slight blemish at the bottom due to the endpaper adhering to it, shallow turning crease to top corners of first few pages, otherwise a very good copy. The Dream of Gerontius consists of the prayer of a dying man, and angelic and demonic responses. The poem, written after Newman's conversion from Anglicanism to Roman Catholicism, explores his new Catholic-held beliefs of the journey from death through Paradise to God and thence to Purgatory. The poem follows the main character as he nears death and then reawakens as a soul, preparing for judgment. Newman uses the death and judgement of Gerontius as a prism through which the reader is drawn to contemplation of their own fear of death and sense of unworthiness before God. His depiction of the overwhelmed Gerontius in Phase Seven of the poem, who begs to be taken for purgatorial cleansing rather than diminish the perfection of God and his courts of Saints and Angels by his continued presence, has become a popular expression of man's desire for healing through redemptive suffering. This scene of the poem has done much for the rehabilitation of the doctrine of purgatory which had previously come to be seen as a fearful terror rather than a state of final purification essentially positive in nature. Newman said that the poem "was written by accident - and it was published by accident". He wrote it up in fair copy from fifty-two scraps of paper between 17 January and 7 February 1865 and published it in May and June of the same year, in two parts in the Jesuit periodical The Month. The poem inspired a choral work of the same name by Edward Elgar in 1900. (Wikipedia). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain with Descriptive and Historical Letterpress. 7 Volumes Complete

      D Banks, Leeds, 1866. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 7 volumes, dark red covers with gilt decoration and textured gilt image of large building on front covers and gilt block edges. Volumes 1-6 contain many colour prints with protective leaves and accompanying text, all plates are present. The scarce Volume 7 contains "facsimile" autographs of all subscribers. The leather is rubbed on edges, raised bands and joints, binding is sound on all volumes, Volume 5 has lost part of the spine over the upper 5 cm. There is light foxing in all first six volumes, occasionally a shadow image of the plate is showing on the page behind the plate. Some end-papers are marked from the glue used in the binding. Volume 1: Windsor Castle (frontis), Harewood House, Wilton House, Castle Howard, Howsham Hall, Sudley Castle, Picton Castle, Wentworth House, Everingham Park, Holme Lacey, Eaton Hall, Thrybergh Park, Fleurs Castle, Lea, Farnham House, Ilam Hall, Warwick Castle, Burton Constable, Franks, Chatsworth, Guy's Cliffe, Knowesley Hall, Garnstone, Trentham Hall, Charlecote, Ripley Castle, Burghley House, Alton Towers, Broadlands, Temple Newsam, Wollaton Hall, Inverary Castle, Newstead Abbey, Blenheim, Cranbury Park, Scone Palace, Whitley Court, Glanusk Park, Burton-Agnes Hall, Balmoral Castle (vignette title). Volume 2: Alnwick Castle (frontis), Beaudesert, Belvoir Castle, Hatfeild House, Hampton Court, Mulgrave Castle, Woburn Abbey, Raby Castle, Harlaxton Manor, Ardtully, Elverston Manor, Milton Abbey, Cobham Hall, Stourton Hall, Melbury House, Taymouth Castle, Cholmondeley Castle, Worsley Hall, Swithland Hall, Clifton Hall, Stowe Park, Combermere Abbey, Leeds Castle, Gopsal Hall, Dunrobin Castle, Drakelowe Hall, Panshanger Park, Audley End, Mount Edgecombe, Penryhn Castle, Wytham Abbey, Eden Hall, Lowther, Ugbrooke, Corsham Court, Wimpole Hall, Cassiobury Park, Badminton House, Danbury Palace, Clumber Park (vignette title). Volume 3: Sandringham (frontis), Compton Verney, Lambton Castle, Mamhead, Keele Hall, Shirburn Castle, Wynyard Park, Hutton Hall, Muncaster Castle, Brantingham Thorpe, Helmingham Hall, Trafalgar House, Broughton Castle, Stowlangtoft Hall, Capesthorne, Powerscourt, Studley Castle, Eshton Hall, Caen Wood Towers, Birr Castle, Arbury Hall, Wroxton Abbey, Coughton Court, Euston Hall, Sezincot, Kimbolton Castle, Westernbirt House, Wolseley Hall, Dartrey, Merevale Hall, Bestwood Lodge, Rossmore Park, Philiphaugh, Wynnstay, Moreton Hall, Hengrave Hall, Easton Hall, Preston Hall, Lawton Hall, St. Micheal's Mount (vignette title). Volume 4: Arundel Castle (frontis), Exton House, Rolleston Hall, Lumley Castle, Rushton Hall, Peper Harow, Capernwray, Bulwell Hall, Bishop's Court, Heaton Park, Drumlanrig Castle, Carnanton, Dromoland, Locko Park Elton Hall, Eastnor Castle, Galloway House, Deene Park, Adare Manor, Appleby Castle, Kelham Hall, Castle Coole, Kirtling Tower, Haddo House, Barron's Court, Walton Hall, Oxley Manor, Nether Hall, Gunton Park, Shelton Abbey, Ednaston Lodge, Peckforton Castle, Tyttenhanger Park, Penshurst Castle, Somerleyton, Underley Hall, Ashcombe Park, Witchingham Hall, Caledon, Denby Grange (vignette title). Volume 5: Hornby Castle (frontis), Bowood Park, Astley Hall, Beningbrough Hall, Donington Hall, Dunmore Park, Kimberley Hall, Sandbeck Park, Ravensworth Castle, Bramhall Hall, Glamis Castle, Rhydd Court, Aske Hall, Hughenden Manor, Tregothnan House, Abbotsford, Denton Park, Longleat, Glynde Place, Lanhydrock House, Studley Royal, West Wycombe, Mersham Hatch, Aldby Park, Dalkeith Palace, Cowdray Park, Lathom House, The Down House, Workington Hall, Ditchley House, Castle Forbes, Nostel Priory, Hanbury Hall, Westwood Park, Toddington Park, Downton Hall, Rossie Castle, High Cliffe, Danesfield House, Abercairny (vignette title). Volume 6: Bagshot Park (frontis), Brancepeth Castle, Wycombe Abbey, Willesley Hall, Hamilton Palace, Hutton Hall, Cliveden, Meer Hall, Eggesford House, Lilburn Tower, Stevenstone Park, Netherhall, Brechin Castle, Pynes, Bearwood, Nuneham Park, Chillingham Castle, Castle Hill, Thicket Priory, Sundorne Castle, Holker Hall, Dunster Castle, Eastwell Park, Acton Reynald Hall, Levens Hall, Normanhurst, Appley Park, Dalton Hall, Hemsted Park, Powis Castle, Hawkestone, Howick Hall, Hawarden Castle, Warter Priory, Knole, Castle Macgarrett, Melton Constable, Brockley Hall, Heythrop, Berkeley Castle (vignette title). Volume 7: Autographs of Subscribers grouped in order of social hierarchy. 7-volume set (complete). No dust-jacket. Undated by publisher. Dated by reference to COPAC. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: over 4 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 25217051122.. These books are much heavier than 1kg and may incur significant additional delivery charges to some delivery services to some locations.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1866. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (194 x 128 mm). [12], 192 pp., half-title, electrotyped frontispiece protected by tissue guard, and 42 illustrations from the woodcuts by Dalziel after John Tenniel. Original publisher's pictorial red cloth ruled in gilt, covers with gilt vignettes (Alice on front, Cheshire Cat on rear), spine lettered in gilt, light blue endpapers, Burn's ticket on lower pastedown. Binding completely untouched with some light spotting and soiling to cloth, upper joint with a bit of deterioration to cloth at head, about 5 cm split at lower joint towards head of spine, corners bumped, light wear and fraying to cloth at spine ends and corners, signature 'P' slightly pulled with resulting cracking in gutter between pages 104/105, front endpaper split at fold. Internally bright and clean with very little age-toning only. Provenance: Harry Vinton Long (armorial bookplate to front pastedown). A very good or better and unsophisticated copy. ----PMM 354. FIRST PUBLISHED (SECOND ENGLISH) EDITION. The first edition of 2,000 was recalled by Dodgson, following the unsatisfactory printing of Tenniel's illustrations, and was never offered for public sale. Only about 20 copies of this 1865 Macmillan survive, most in institutional collections. This copy is in the first state with inverted "S" in the last line of contents page and with the earliest end-papers in light blue (later bindings had dark green end-papers). For this new edition the book was re-set by the printer Richard Clay from a copy of the 1865 Alice (prepared by The Clarendon Press, Oxford); it is this version which formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions. Near Fine.

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        United States Sanitary Commission Bulletin [with] Documents of the U.S. Sanitary Commission Volume I and II

      New York : The Commission 1866 - Original yellow wraps. Bulletin complete in three volumes in one, caption titles dated Nov 1, 1863 - Aug 1, 1865. Advts, plans, indices.; Documents incomplete with Nos 1-17, 19-29, 31-37, 39, 40-59, 65, 66, 84-95 present. Binding broken. Soiling and chipping to wraps, loss. Foxing to pages in the Bullentin volume. Most of the pages in Documents Volume I are uncut and clean and crisp. An insight on the evolution of medicine during the Civil War, . The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC) was a private relief agency created by federal legislation on June 18, 1861, to support sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army during the American Civil War. It operated across the North, raised an estimated $25 million in Civil War era revenue. The president was Henry Whitney Bellows, and Frederick Law Olmsted acted as executive secretary. It was modeled on the British Sanitary Commission, set up during the Crimean War, and from the British parliamentary report published after the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Women were prominent in the organization, often traveling great distances, and working in harsh conditions, included famous icons such as Louisa May Alcott, Almira Fales, Eliza Emily Chappell Porter, Katherine Prescott Wormeley, and many others. The USSC?s circulars, broadsides, pamphlets and publications such as the Sanitary Reporter (in the West) and the Sanitary Bulletin (in the East) were vitally important in keeping the public aware and supportive of its work. The Documents are a collection of the papers issued by the Commission to the War Department. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ohne Titel. [Das Ammersee Moorgebiet in der Nähe von Dießen]. Öl auf starkem Karton, links unten signiert u. datiert "A. Stagura 1922", verso wiederholt. - Ecken bestoßen, an den Rändern gering berieben.

      - Albert Stagura (Dresden 1866 - 1947 Gstadt am Chiemsee) gehört zu den sogen. Chiemseemalern und war Mitglied der jüngeren Münchner Schule. Er war Schüler bei Friedrich Leon Pohle und Friedrich Preller d.J. in Dresden. Nachdem er seine Geburtsstadt verließ, lebte er zunächst in Dießen am Ammersee, 1918 siedelte er nach München über. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      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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