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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]

      [Bookseller: Michael Lehr Antiquariat für Literatur]
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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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        FUEROS, OBSERVANCIAS Y ACTOS DE CÓRTE DEL REINO DE ARAGÓN. Ordinaciones de la Casa Real de Aragón, Glosario de las voces provinciales y anticuadas y otro de las latinas bárbaras y exóticas. Discurso sobre la legislación foral de Aragón. Unión y concordia general del Reino. 2 Tomos

      - Zaragoza. Tip. Francisco Castro y Bosque. 1866. 32x22 cm. T. I, portadilla + portada + 3 h. de prólogo + 554 págs. 1 h. erratas. * T. II, portadilla + portada + 596 págs. texto a dos columnas. Grandes márgenes y muy limpio. Holandesa tela, nervios. # derecho. Aragón [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        La photographie appliquée aux recherches micrographiques...avec 41 figures gravées d'après des photographies et trois planches photographiques

      Paris: J.-B. Baillére et fils, 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.

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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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        Follies of the Year

      London: Bradbury, Evans & Co., 1866 - Twenty-One John Leech Hand-Colored FrontispiecesLEECH, John. Follies of the Year. A Series of Coloured Etchings from Punch's Pocket Books 1844-1864. With Some Notes by Shirley Brooks. London: Bradbury, Evans & Co., n.d. [1866]. First edition. Oblong quarto (8 3/8 x 12 1/8 inches; 213 x 308 mm.). Engraved decorative title with hand colored vignette, [vi], twenty-one unnumbered leaves of text and twenty one hand-colored etched plates heightened with gum arabic (all but one with a tissue guard).Publisher's half red morocco over blue cloth boards ruled in gilt. Front cover pictorially stamped and titled in gilt, lower cover pictorially stamped in gilt. Smooth spine lettered in gilt. Original blue cloth mounted to inner front and rear covers. Light rubbing to binding extremities, otherwise near fine."I have annexed as letter-press to these pictures from Mr. Punch's Pocket-Books a very slight, gossiping chronology of the years in which the drawings respectively appeared, jottings - it might be - from one's private entries in those pocket-books themselves. The work is, of course, quite out of the jurisdiction of criticism; and if the memoranda should enable any of my younger friends to adjust a single drawing room dispute without walking paterfamilias from his after-dinner nap, I shall - if apprised of the fact - be perfectly contented." (Shirley Brooks - Introduction)."Twenty-one etched prints by Leech which were used as frontispieces to Punch's Pocket Books from 1844 to 1864, and which show an interesting development in his work" (Field). The accompanying text is by Shirley Brooks.The Plates:Fashions for 1844; Farming for Ladies; Hyde Park as it will be; The Matrimonial Tattersall's; Conversazione of Ladies; Higgledy-Piggledy; A Social Sketch; Preparatory School for Young Ladies; Progress of Bloomerism; Alarming Prospect;Topsy-Turvy; A Prize-Baby Show; The Quiet Street; Dressing for the Ball; A Substitute for the Sea-Side; A Pic-Nic in the Drawing Room; Swimming for Ladies; Volunteer Movement; A Croquet Match; Some Sea-Side Fashions for 1863; A Rather Fast Steeple-Chase.Field, p. 101. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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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.

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        Exotic ornithology containing figures and descriptions of new or rare species of American birds

      London Bernard Quaritch -1869 1866 - Imperial 4to., 100 hand-coloured lithographs by Joseph Smit, red half morocco, gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt, a very handsome example. Published in 13 parts between October 1866 and November 1869, the preface states it was originally intended to cover "the many new and rare ornithologicalic forms that have been recently discovered in nearly every part of the world's surface. As it progressed, however, the authors found that it would be more convenient to restrict it to the birds of the Neotropical Region -- that is America south of the United States. No other part of the world can vie with Tropical America in the richness of its avifauna; and nowhere else have so many brilliant discoveries been recently made." "The authors' original plan was that their work should form a continuation of well-known atlases, such as Buffon and Daubenton. According to the plan, the work was to give figures and descriptions of new and rare birds from all parts of the world; however, the authors soon limited the task to the birds of the Neotropical region" (Anker). "The plates are all by Mr. Smit; they are very beautiful. The whole number of species figured is 104, referring to 51 genera. In most cases, a systematic list of the other American species of the same genus is appended to the final illustration of each, thereby enlarging the scope and greatly increasing the value of the work. Each of the species is systematically treated with synonymy, diagnosis and critical and biographical matter. The authors are the highest authorities in neotropical ornithology and this work is a monument of erudition, industry and artistic excellence" (Coues). "Smit has done an excellent job with these plates, for the lovingly detailed birds stand out sharply against their backgrounds of trees, branches and leaves. It is obvious that Smit enjoyed painting the leaves as well as the birds, for they are beautifully executed." Jackson, Bird Illustrators: Some Artists in Early Lithography, p.76; Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 139; Nissen IVB 844; Anker p.450; Wood p.558; Zimmer p.260; Sabin 78138 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Steuern des britischen Reichs. Ein finanzgeschichtlicher Versuch.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Arthur Felix, 1866. - XVI 642 S., (1) mehrf. gef. Tab.Taf., kl.qt., HLn., etw. bestoßen, NStaV., kl. Gebr.sp., wen. Anstr. u. Anm. -- HdStW 1923 VIII, 724. Stammhammer; Finanzwissenschaft 290. - Besitzstempel "Bibl. W. Vocke. Dr.Jur." und Druck mit breitem Rand, sehr wahrscheinlich das Korrekturexemplar des Verfassers.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: oeconomie.de | Antiquariat Hohmann]
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        An Incomplete Collection of Miscellaneous Papers by George T. Stevens.

      Albany, NY: Van Benthuysen's Steam Printing House through New York: William Wood, 1903. 1866 - TWO VOLUMES. 8vo. [ca. 800 pp.] Green Cloth, Very Good. Illustrations, photographs. Bookplates inside covers indicate that these were former library books withdrawn from Yale University Library, a gift to them from Mrs. George Trumbull Ladd, 1931. Each volume a collection of Stevens' medical publications, Volume One contains 25, Volume Two contains 23. No records for this two volume set exist in OCLC, suggesting this is a unique two volume set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Du rhumatisme viscéral : thèse présentée au concours pour l'agrégation (section de médecine et de médecine légale) et soutenue à la Faculté de médecine de Paris, le 14 mars 1866 COPY SIGNED

      Paris : P. Asselin 1866 - In-8° broché, couverture d'attente en parfait état, pièce de titre contrecollée. Bel et long envoi autographe de Benjamin Ball sur la page de garde, 167 pp., 3 tableaux dépl. et 2 planches lithographiées h.t., broché, couverture muette moderne (papier marbré), quelques rousseurs, très bon état. Edition originale de la thèse d'agrégation de Benjamin Ball. Ball traite des manifestations viscérales du rhumatisme articulaire. Les atteintes cardiaques sont illustrées par deux planches. Les atteintes du système nerveux sont très développées (pp. 67-103). Ball a ajouté in fine un chapitre sur "les affections viscérales qui se rattachent au rhumatisme musculaire". Benjamin Ball (1834-1893) fut reçu à ce concours, devint médecin des hôpitaux puis obtint en 1877, grâce à l'appui de Lasègue et de Charcot, la chaire des maladies mentales et de l'encéphale, qui venait d'être créée à Sainte-Anne. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
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        Court House Square.

      Jevne & Almini. [ 1866]. Tinted lithograph, image approximately 8 1/2 x 12 inches on sheet size 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. Several mended short tears to outer margins (well outside image area), light soiling to margins, soft crease at lower right corner. Good condition overall, image is remarkably clean and bright. Lithographic view of Chicago by Louis Kurz from the series "Chicago Illustrated" with descriptive material by James W. Sheahan, which was 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.

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        Volkthümliches Wörterbuch der Deutschen Sprache mit Bezeichnung der Aussprache und Betonung für die Geschäfts- und Lesewelt (5 Bände, komplett). Erster Band: A - E. Zweiter Band: F - K. Dritter Band: L - R. Vierter Band: S - Z, Vierten Bandes erste Abtheilung. S - T, Vierten Bandes zweyte Abtheilung. U - Z.

      Groß-8. 23 cm. XXIII, 1120, IV, 1324, VI, 1280, IV, 1866 Seiten. Halblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und marmorierten Deckelbezügen. 1. Auflage. Einbände mit deutlichen Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten stockfleckig. Gute Exemplare.

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        Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle, complet en 17 volumes,

      Librairie classique Larousse et Boyer,, Paris, 1866 - 15 vol. in-4 et 2 suppléments. Dictionnaire complet des 17 volumes en reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin vert foncé, dos à nerfs, traces d'usure (manque haut du dos des tomes 8 et 10, bas du dos du tome 14),bon état intérieur. Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle, Français, historique, géographique, mythologique, bibliographique. vu le poids, l'ouvrage ne sera pas expédié. Possiblilité de livraison 200 km autour d'Angoulême.

      [Bookseller: Nicole Perray]
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        Gesamtansicht

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. Kraneck, dat. 1866, 34 x 50 Nicht bei Schefold. - Blick von einer Anhöhe zur Stadt. Im Vordergrund der Bahnhof.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        SAMMTLICHE WERKE. VOLLSTANDIGE AUSGABE IN SECHS BANDEN.

      1866. STUUTGARD. VERLAG DER J. C. COTTA'SCHEN BUCHHANDLUNG, 1866.

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        POEMS [Goblin Market + The Prince's Progress]

      1866. [with signed receipt to Roberts B] Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1866. Original green cloth with front cover facsimile signature in gilt. First American Edition of Christina Rossetti's first two major books. Macmillan published GOBLIN MARKET and Other Poems in London in 1862, and then THE PRINCE'S PROGRESS and Other Poems in 1866. This volume by Roberts Brothers, in the same year as the UK THE PRINCE'S PROGRESS, constitutes the fisrt American edition of both. There is a plain printed Roberts Brothers title page, plus a Roberts-adapted pictorial title page for each of the two books, plus the frontispiece from the original GOBLIN MARKET -- all three of these pictorial pages by the poet's brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Also included in this edition is the leaf "The Author to her American Readers," dated May 1866, in which she thanks Roberts Brothers (and Macmillan) for bringing her verse before the American public.~This copy is in very good-plus condition, with minor wear at the spine ends.~Loosely inserted is an Autograph Receipt Signed, by Christina G. Rossetti (across a penny stamp on which she wrote the date "17/2/86"): 30 Torrington Square, London - England | Received of Messrs Roberts Brothers, the sum of two pounds & eight pence as royalty on sale of my "Poems" and "Pageant." The receipt is in very good condition, with several vertical folds.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        CORSE ALBUM DE LA FAMILLE BONAPARTE 1866 portraits originaux

      - CORSE ALBUM DE LA FAMILLE BONAPARTE 1866 portraits originaux

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        Snow-bound: a winter idyl

      Ticknor & Fields, Boston 1866 - First edition, first state with page 52 so numbered; 12mo, pp. 52; steel-engraved frontispiece portrait with tissue guard (tissue with tear but no loss); wood-engraved vignette title page; publisher's maroon cloth stamped in gilt on the upper cover; mild foxing to prelims and terminals, spine ends rubbed with small breaks in the cloth and spine slightly sunned; all else very good. BAL 21862 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Autograph letter signed. Hannover, 27. XI. 1866.

      1866. 8vo. 2½ pp. on bifolium. To an unnamed addressee, on organizing and announcing his concert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        LaSalle Street from Court House Square.

      Jevne & Almini. [ 1866]. Tinted lithograph (brown and grey tones), image approximately 8 1/2 x 12 inches on sheet size 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. Chips to left edge of paper at binding holes; small dark spot upper edge at far remove from image, scattered light soiing to margins, image clean and bright. 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 an elegant line of buildings suggestive of a prosperous and cultured city. Signs on the buildings provide an opportunity to provide advertising for a range of businesses such as "Turtle & Co. Detective Police Agency" and "Grommes & Ullrich Wines Liquour."

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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. Broadside. 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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        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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales; Embracing Recent Changes in Counties, Dioceses, Parishes, and Boroughs; General Statistics, Postal Arrangements, Railway Systems, Etc. [6 Volumes Complete]

      Published by A. Fullarton & Co., Stead's Place, Leith Walk, Edinburgh circa . Six Volumes Complete. 1866. - Matching hard back binding in publisher's original russet cloth covers, gilt lettering and designs to the spine and the upper panel, duplicate blind lettering and designs to the lower panel, lemon end papers. Quarto 11½'' x 8¼'' 1199 continuous pagination including summary. Double-page colour maps and monochrome engravings throughout the six volumes. Cracking of the cloth to upper spine edge to volume IV, similar cracking to small areas [maximum 30 mm] of the spine edges to volumes I, II, and III, spine tips and corners turned-in, light foxing to page edges and end papers, internal hinges all secure. Heavy set. Member of the P.B.F.A. ENGLISH HISTORY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Feminist Anna Dickinson Refuses to Apologize

      1866 - Autograph Letter Signed, to A. Boyd. August 1, 1866. 2 pp. "Dr. Holmes somewhere says that, 'Apology is but one form of Egotism.' So I shall make none. Nevertheless, - I had I earlier seen your letter, which had been in my hands, I should have sooner answered it ."Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (1842-1932) was a gifted orator and the first woman to speak before Congress. She was removed from a clerkship at the U.S. Mint for criticizing General George McClellan's handling of the war. She campaigned for the Republicans in 1863, and continued her lyceum speaking tour after the war. After a stint acting in Broadway plays, her sister had her committed to a mental institution. Upon her release, she sued those who had her committed and the newspapers that had labeled her insane. She won in court, but the press retaliated by stopping coverage.

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        Geschichte von Nassau von den ältesten Zeiten bis auf die Gegenwart, auf der Grundlage urkundlicher Quellenforschung. [Bde. 5-7 fortgef. von Karl Menzel]. Komplette Originalausg.

      Bd. 1: VII, 485 S. 1 u. 1 grenzkol. lith. Karte (1866). Bd. 2: [4 Bl.], 477 S. (1867). Bd. 3: [2] Bl. 504 S. (1869). Bd. 4: IV, 316 S. (1875). Bd. 5: X, 623 S. (1879). Bd. 6: XIV, 566 S. (1884). Bd. 7: 2 Tle., zus. XV, 999 S. (1887-1889). Vollständiges, sauberes Exemplar in unaufgeschnittenen Interimsumschlägen, diese altersbedingt etwas beschädigt. Sollte gebunden werden. Sehr selten komplett angeboten

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        Flur-Buch oder specielle Nachweisung von sämtlichen in der Stadt und Feldmark Sudenburg belegenen Grundstücken nach der Reihenfolge des alten Flurbuchs mit Berücksichtigung des jetzigen Besitz-Standes.

      handschriftlich gefuehrtes Grundbuch / Unikat! / zwei Beilagen. Steuerbescheide vom Magistrat der Stadt Magdeburg von 1866 und 1875 Zustand: stark beschabt / Einband stark lädiert / Deckelüberzugspapier fehlend / kleine Fehlstücke am Rücken / Block angeschmutzt und teils stark waserrandig/fleckig/stockfleckig / riecht muffig hs. Jahreseintrag schlecht zu entziffern offenbar 1826 oder 1896? begonnen juengste im Text gefundene Jahreszahl: 1840 ___ Die Eintragungen beziehen sich auf ein vorangegangenes Fur-Buch. Strassennamen werden nicht erwaehnt!___Dieser Titel wird nicht per Versand verkauft sondern nur gegen Barzahlung in unseren Geschaeftsraeumen. Der Eintrag in unserer Datenbank dient lediglich der Information des interessierten Kunden. Bei Interesse sprechen Sie uns bitte an. Vielen Dank fuer Ihre Aufmerksamkeit!___

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        Gorge, Lookout Mountain

      1866 - Mounted albumen photograph, approximately 10 3/4 x 14 1/4 inches. Printed caption beneath the image. Unique large albumen Civil War photograph by George Barnard. Barnard had worked as a photographer documenting the Civil War from about 1861, initially working for Mathew Brady and Edward Anthony, and then, from December 1863, for the Topographical Branch of the Department of Engineers, Army of the Cumberland, based in Nashville. Under the direction of Captain of Engineers Orlando M. Poe, Barnard ran the army's photographic operations. Bernard continued to work for the Union army until June 1865, recording a number of well-known locations, and taking part in Sherman's campaign, behind the front lines, taking photographs in his capacity as an official army photographer. In 1866, Barnard would publish his monumental Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign . "[It] is a remarkable work of great symbolic, historic, and artistic power. It is a result of a complex interweaving of Barnard's personal vision, nineteenth-century pictorial conventions, and larger ideas about war and the American landscape. The album was the most ambitious project of Barnard's career, and has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of photography" (Davis p.170). Indeed, the work has been called the first great landscape photobook. Interestingly, the above image is not found in Barnard's Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, instead comprising part of the impressive work done at Lookout Mountain for General Orlando M. Poe and the Corps of Topographical Engineers. "Barnard's photographs from the summit of Lookout Mountain were taken in several positions. It is clear that he was fascinated by the aesthetic potential of this site, and used a set of visual motifs in a variety of permutations. These motifs included the majestic sweep of the landscape itself, the sinuous path of the Tennessee River, the contrast between rocky outcroppings in the foreground and the forested landscape below, and the presence of self-absorbed spectators within this natural grandeur. While central to the landscape art of this era, these themes had rarely been so eloquently expressed in photography" (Davis, p. 67). Keith F. Davis. George N. Barnard Photographer of Sherman's Campaign (Kansas City, 1990).

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        Two folk-art pencil drawings of African-American freedmen workers on the Mississippi River paddle-wheeler W H Osborn

      Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans, 1866. Unbound. Very good. These two hand-drawn naïve pencil sketches appear on opposite sides of an 8" x 12.5" leaf of ruled notepaper. The smaller of the two drawings measures approximately 4" x 4.5" and the larger 4.5" x 12.5". Both are captioned. The sheet has three horizontal storage folds with some spots of faint brown staining. One side shows some pencil transfer from heavy penciling of the subject's face and hair that occurred when the leaf was folded. The smaller image, which is titled "Steward - Stmr W.H. Osborn," shows an upper body profile of a finely dressed African-American wearing a high-collar, cravat, and coat. The larger is a full-length drawing, titled The Lamp Lighter on Steamer W.H. Osborn," of a different similarly dressed African-American man adjusting an oil lamp. The W.H. Osborn was built in 1865 by Commodore William J. Koutz, a riverboat pilot and captain who built, bought, managed what was said to be the largest fleet of steamships operating on western and southern rivers. The Osborn, which operated as a St. Louis - New Orleans packet, was practically destroyed in a horrendous fire in January 1867 but eventually rebuilt. Jonathan O. Simmons was a wealthy plantation owner who had moved south from Minnesota after the Civil War and purchased Island 93 and the adjacent land on both sides of the Mississippi where he employed African-Americans hired via the Freedmen's Bureau to harvest lumber and grow cotton that he shipped north and south on riverboats. This is a great pair of folk-art renderings of recently freed slaves who found employment of a Mississippi paddle wheeler. Very scarce. As of 2017, no similar folk art drawings of freed African-American steamboat rivermen are held by institutions per OCLC, none are in the trade, and none are shown in auction records at ABPC, Rare Book Hub, or Worthpoint.

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        Love of Ireland - Poems and Ballads - With which is incorporated "Poems of the Irish Rebellion 1916". [Signed and inscribed by Clement Shorter to C. Albert Maggs in December 1916].

      First Edition [No. 4 of only 25 copies printed]. Octavo. 93, (2), 8 pages. Hardcover / In a beautiful modern masterbinding from Bayntun in Bath. With new endpapers and new spinelabel with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Binding by Bayntun - Riviere in Bath. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Top edge gilt. Includes the Easter Rising poems: 16 Dead Men / The Choice / Conscription / The Hill-Side Men / The Sacred Fire / Includes also several other patriotic poetry by Dora Sigerson like: "Ireland" / Kathleen Ni-Houlihan" / Patriotism / The Flight of the Wild Geese / The Banshee / The Youth Bewitched / An Irish Blackbird / The Road to Cabinteely / The Bard of Breffney etc. Dora Maria Sigerson Shorter (16 August 1866 6 January 1918) was an Irish poet and sculptor, who after her marriage in 1895 wrote under the name Dora Sigerson Shorter. She was born in Dublin, Ireland, the daughter of George Sigerson, a surgeon and writer, and Hester (née Varian), also a writer. She was a major figure of the Irish Literary Revival, publishing many collections of poetry from 1893. Her friends included Katharine Tynan, Rose Kavanagh and Alice Furlong, writers and poets. In 1895 she married Clement King Shorter, an English journalist and literary critic. They lived together in London, until her death at age 51 from undisclosed causes. (Wikipedia)

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        Bhotan and the Story of the Dooar War.: Including Sketches of a Three Months' Residence in the Himalayas, and Narrative of a Visit to Bhotan in May 1865.

      London John Murray 1866 - Rennie, Surgeon to the 80th Regiment during the war, gives an account of his experiences in Bhutan, preceeded by a description of British relations with both Sikhim and Bhutan. A fine uncut copy in original cloth, faint trace of label removed from spine. First edition pp.xxiii, 408, 4 plates, text illustrations, folding lithograph map.

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        Low's Railway & Telegraph Directory for 1866

      Slater and Riley, New York 1866 - A scarce directory for all of the United States and Canada. Brown stamped cloth with advertisement stamped on rear board. Spine is lightly sunned with faded imprint. Bumped and rubbed corners. Binding tight. Light soil on edges and a few pages. Advertisement leaves throughout, with several on color paper. [24] adverts and index,1-200,1-52. Many equipment illustrations accompany the ads. The entries for railroads give track distances, gauges, directors and employees, and any economic and engine details provided by the railroad. The East India Telegraph Company is listed near the end, with mention of the circumglobal capability of the telegraph once the Transatlantic cable is laid. Scarce, with only one copy found on OCLC. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enoch Arden.

      London: Edward Moxon & Co. 1866 - 8vo., 81 pp., Good, Half Calf on Marbled Boards, red rot on leather, front board detached, top two sections of spine missing, staining & rubbing on cover, some foxing on front and back FEPs, edge wear, shelf wear. Illustrated by Arthur Hughes. Said to be the first successful attempt at photographing designs from wood engravings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed to 'Sir James' (TENNENT, 1804-1869, traveller, politician and author), (George, 1795-1869, American Philanthropist, Founder of Peabody Buildings)

      1866 - promising to find out "the maker of Mr: Pickersgill's billiard table", he will call on him on his way to London and bring back details of "room, Table, lamps, cues, seats &c. &c.", with a press cutting dated 20th June 1869 saying that "the Queen is very sorry that Mr. Peabody" had left suddenly for America, owing to illness, she had wished to see him and offer "her personal thanks", the letter 1 side 8vo., Grand Hotel, Brighton, 15th February

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        Geologie et Paleontologie. Ire partie: Histoire comparee. IIe partie: Science moderne.

      Paris: Savy, 1866. XVI, 776 S. Hardcover Sehr seltene Originalausgabe, kein Reprint! Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar in GUTEM Zustand. Stempel innen, keine Rückensignatur. Bibliothekseinband, leicht berieben und bestoßen. Bindung fest. Seiten papierbedingt gebräunt und stellenweise leicht braunfleckig, Text ansonsten sauber. Weitere Fotos und Informationen auf Anfrage. Sprache: französisch. -- Rare original edition, no reprint. Former library book in GOOD condition. Book cover slightly rubbed and bumped. Pages browned, some pages slightly foxed. Text otherwise clean. Further information and pictures on request. Language: French. petruminera_alt t038 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        How We Spent the Summer or a Voyage en Zigzag in Switzerland and Tyrol, with some Members of the Alpine Club from the Sketch Book of One of the Party [SIGNED]

      London: Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer, 1866. Hardcover. Very good. Third edition, re-drawn. First published 1854. 10.25 x 14 inches, oblong. Original green cloth decorated in gilt. Some creasing to cloth, corners rubbed, occasional foxing, lacking rear free endpaper; overall about very good. Inscribed in pencil on the front free endpaper "With heartfelt good wishes for the/New Year, E.F. Tuckett, [iIllegible place name] Dec. 30, 1869." In addition, Tuckett has written out the full names of the members of the expedition on the "Dramatis Personae" page, where they are identified in print only by their initials. Elizabeth was the sister of the well-known alpinist Francis Fox Tuckett, who regularly gathered a party of friends and family to accompany him on climbing expeditions. She had a talent for drawing as well as a love of travel, and produced four books chronicling her adventures in humorous sketches, of which this was the first. Rarely seen signed.

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        The Female Review: Life of Deborah Sampson, the Female Soldier in the War of Revolution, with an Introduction and Notes by John Adams Vinton

      Boston: J. K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt 1866 - From an edition of 250 small quarto (22 cm) copies hand-numbered and initialed by the publishers Wiggin & Lunt (this being copy '79'). There were also 35 royal quarto copies issued. Boards are 1/2 leather and 1/2 marbled paper with spine bands and gilt tooling; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; red & black printed title page; xxxii, [5], 38-267 pp, illus. The scarce biography of Deborah Sampson, a Mass. woman who enlisted in the Continental Army in 1782, albeit through subterfuge. In 1792, Sampson successfully petitioned the Mass. State Legislature for a pension, which was initially denied to her because she was a woman. The Female Review was originally written and published in 1797 by the educator, publisher, bookseller, and newspaper editor, Herman Mann, who had befriended Sampson. According to Mann there were 1,500 copies printed and "quickly devoured by the booksellers" (qtd. in Hiltner, 212). There is unanimous consensus that Mann's account was sensationalized and only partially reflected Sampson's life and wartime experiences. Hiltner accuses him of "attempt[ing] to shape an icon of national virtue and a myth of the early republic from the raw material of a cross-dressing soldier," while in his introduction to this edition, Vinton says Mann "aimed at weaving a web of gaudy colors, which should strike strongly on the fancy of his readers." He attempted to correct these overindulgences in a revised and enlarged edition, which was allegedly based on a closer collaboration with Sampson herself, but both he and Sampson died before it was published. This edition was edited by the geneaologist and minister, John Adams Vinton, and includes an introduction and copies notes by him throughout, as well as quotations from Mann's unpublished manuscript. This edition was later republished in 1916 and 1972. Scarce. We find no copies of either the 1797 edition or this limited edition in commerce; less than half a dozen copies located institutionally via a somewhat convoluted set of WorldCat entries. Leather worn all over, most heavily at joints and spine ends with board tips exposed; one mark of dampstaining to the top of half-title and frontis, but not affecting portrait, otherwise no foxing or marks of any kind; a VG copy overall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries; And of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa, 1858-1864

      New York: Harper & Row, Publishers 1866 - Thick 8vo., blue cloth lettered in black; slightly soiled. First American edition, with double-page frontispiece of the great cataracts of the Zambesi and 35 other wood-engraved illustrations. A handsome copy complete with splendid large folding map. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1866 First edition, second and earliest obtainable issue, with variant A page [5] with "Alice! A childishÂ…", variant A page [6] with "Rabbit Hole," variant A title page with the 'b' in 'bye' directly above and somewhat to the right of the 'T' in 'Tenniel.' Publisher's red cloth, with an illustration of Alice to the front board in gilt, illustration of the Cheshire Cat to the rear board in gilt, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, black coated endpapers. Very good, with some toning and dimming to the spine, discreet repairs to the spine ends, light soiling to the boards, corners lightly rubbed and bumped, spine cracked and holding inside the front cover, Mission ownership stamp the front pastedown, one or two faint spots to the otherwise very clean pages. A very square and attractive copy, very scarce in the original cloth. Housed in a custom folding box. Taylor 2. The true first issue of Alice was published by Macmillan in London in a print run of 2,000 copies, but was quickly suppressed because neither author nor artist approved of the quality of the reproductive illustrations. Macmillan sold its remaining pages to Appleton in New York, who bound this second issue with a cancel title page. Aside from the new title, the Appleton Alice agree with all textual issues of the 1865 Alice, including the slight variants on page [5] and [6], which neither indicate collecting priority nor earlier printing. Similarly, the slightly different Appleton title pages are the result of the book being "printed in pairs from two nominally identical settings of type." Only a handful of the true first issue survived (many were donated to children's hospitals), making this second issue the first obtainable issue. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote the nonsensical story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll for Alice Liddell, who was a frequent subject of Dodgson's revolutionary portrait photography. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland includes a black and white frontispiece along with forty-two in-text illustrations by John Tenniel, Dodgson's frequent artist collaborator.. Illus. by Tenniel, John. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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