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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]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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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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        Charming carte de visite photo by George Hansen signed on the verso "Dagmar 1864", (Russian Empress, 1847-1928, wife of Tsar Alexander III, mother of Nicholas II)

      1866 - showing her full length seated, wearing mourning dress, with a book on her lap, 4" x 2½", no place, (Copenhagen), no date, Signed whilst in mourning for her first fiancee Nicholas, Tsarevitch of Russia who died of TB. A very unusual portrait of the young Princess in mourning. Both she and her parents felt that the Russian throne had slipped from their fingers. Luckily a year later his brother Alexander proposed and Dagmar became the shining star of Imperial Russia. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Planigloben/ Steriongraphische Projection der westlichen und östlichen Erdhälfte

      Artist: Brockhaus FA ; issued in : Leipzig; date: 1866 - - technic: Steel engraving; colorit: colored; condition: Some restoration at lower centerfold; size (in cm): 34 x 45,5 - description: Map shows the total world in two Hemispheres with 10 views of the Kontinents and its inhabintants, animals and plants

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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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Great Central Depot Grounds. With Entrance to Harbor.

      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 and a couple a small areas of paper loss to left edge (all well outside image area), light soiling in outer margins. 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. 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 is a particularly evocative image with boats on the harbor, a steam train in the middle distance and several large factory buildings, their smoking chimneys testifying to a thriving business climate.

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        David Dellepiane, Loterie Ville de Marseille, 1899.

      Loterie Ville de MarseilleAffiche ontworpen door David Dellepiane (1866-1925), lithografie uitgegeven in 1899 door Moullot. Afmetingen (lijst): 165 x 111 cm.Het lithograferen zoals dit in 1870 door Jules Cheret werd geperfectioneerd tot een drukproces van drie verschillende stenen platen (met daarop meestal rode, gele en blauwe inkt) was een doorslaand succes.Het bleef een gecompliceerd proced?, maar de intensiteit van de kleur en de veelheid aan nuances die konden worden aangebracht, bood tot dan toe ongekende mogelijkheden. Deze uitvinding leidde er toe, beeld en tekst aantrekkelijk in groot formaat te kunnen combineren, waarmee de lithografische poster een baanbrekende innovatie werd.De poster bepaalde al snel het straatbeeld in de groeiende steden van Europa en Amerika. Parijs, Milaan en New York waren getransformeerd naar open lucht kunst galerie?n en maakten de weg vrij voor het moderne reclame tijdperk.David Dellepiane volgde met deze poster voor de stad Marseille de door Alphonse Mucha in 1894 ge?ntroduceerde zwierige art nouveau stijl.Prijs: ?3.850,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling).

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        Recherches de zoologie, d'anatomie et d'embryogénie sur les animaux des faunes maritimes de l'Algérie et de la Tunisie.

      Paris, Masson, 1866. ____ Première édition. Rare. Réunion de mémoires, publiés dans les Annales des Sciences naturelles : - Histoire naturelle des brachiopodes vivants de la Méditerranée. Histoire de la thécidie, comment les janthines font leur flotteur, description du gîte des limes, histologie du polypier des gorgones. - Sur un genre nouveau d'ascidien. - Mémoire sur les antipathaires. - Deuxième mémoire sur les antipathaires. Illustré par 18 planches hors-texte. Bel exemplaire. DSB 7, 546. *****. In-8. [245 x 156 mm] Collation : XXXI, pp. 259-366, 293-316, 169-236, 17-62, 237-239, 5-16, 18 pl. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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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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        Report of the Special Joint Committee, In Regard to Certain Public Property on Hand at the Evacuation of Columbia, and the Surrender of Gen. Johnston's Army

      Columbia: F. G. De Fontaine, State Printer, 1866. First Edition. Wraps. Good. 8vo. Disbound stitched wraps. 31 pages. Last page of wraps detached. 4 pages of period news article clippings pasted down on period paper and attached to page 31. The first article relates to "The Courts" with the printed Judge name of Hugh L. Bond, Circuit Judge. The last articles is from Columbia and dated Thursday December, 26, 1872. The heading of the article is titled "Not Dead" and concerns the klan. This report on public property has 14 pages of text followed by 17 pages of "Exhibits" from Exhibit A to Exhibit H. Scarce Civil War and Reconstruction imprint. No copies found in recent auctions. 4 copies located in OCLC.

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        Dictionnaire de la langue verte. Argots parisiens comparés.

      Dentu 1866 - Un volume in-12 (18,5 cm x 12 cm), XVI-406-(6) Liste des ouvrages de M.Alfred Delvau et extrait du catalogue de la librairie de E.Dentu. Texte sur deux colonnes. Un des cent exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande d'un tirage global d'origine de six cents exemplaires. Notre exemplaire est dans son brochage d'origine. Petites manques de papier aux coiffes. Exemplaire non coupé. Rare exemplaire numéroté sur Hollande de la première édition de l'ouvrage. Pour plus de détails, consultez notre blog Paris-Libris et pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The States and Territories of The Great West; Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, and Nebraska; Their Geography, History, Advantages, Resources, and Prospects; Comprising Their Local History, Institutions, and Laws

      Miller, Orton, and Mulligan. Buffalo: E.F. Beadle, New York and Auburn 1866 - xii+[13]-352+[12 ad] pages with 1 folding map, plates, tables and Illustrations. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4") bound in publisher's original brown cloth with gilt design and lettering to spine with pictorial in gilt on cover, decorative cover blind stamped cover with ruled edges. First edition. "Far West" in the United States in 1856 was generally meant the states east of the Mississippi River. The only states west of the river were Texas and California, the rest were still territories. It was around this time period that the lumbering was taking a foothold in Michigan that spiraled into a lumbering boom that last for about four decades. Map drawn by E.F. Beadle and published by Miller, Orton & Mulligan. This map, interesting and infrequently offered, extends from Ohio to the Rocky Mountains, north of the Ohio River and shows Nebraska Territory (created in 1854), west of Minnesota and north of Kansas. Kansas extends to the Rocky Mountains and includes the regions allocated to the Arapahos & Cheyennes. The Indian Territory is indicated for the Cherokees. Original outline color with red showing railroad detail extending west to Iowa City. Condition: Some sunning and staining on covers, a bit of wrinkling to cloth on lower edge of front cover. Corners and extremities bumped with some wear. Minor loss on head and tail. Ink ownership signature on front free endpaper. Damp-staining on preliminary sheets, including folding map. Map with tears, creasing, cellophane tape repairs, and some fold separations. A good copy which is very good internally. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL OF THE COUNCIL OF THE TERRITORY OF IDAHO. THIRD SESSION. CONVENED DECEMBER 4th, 1865, ADJOURNED, JANUARY 12th, [1866]

      Boise City: Frank Kenyon, 1866. 237,[1]pp. Original printed wrappers. Front wrapper chipped and torn, with some text loss. Small tears and paper loss slightly affectly text persist through initial leaves, with titlepage somewhat crudely repaired. Light tanning. Good. An extremely scarce Idaho imprint, publishing the journal from the third session of the territorial Council, which met at the end of 1865 through the beginning of 1866. This body acted as the upper house of the legislature and initially consisted of seven members. The journal of the council records the events, votes, and several speeches made in the chamber, mostly dealing with the regulation of mining, cattle ranching, infrastructure, and the organization of the territory. Not in OCLC, though AII (IDAHO) notes copies at five institutions. AII (IDAHO) 34.

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        Ungarn und Siebenbürgen in malerischen Original-Ansichten ihrer interessantesten Gegenden, Städte, Badeorte, Kirchen, Burgen, Paläste und sonstigen Baudenkmäler alter und neuer Zeit. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von Ludwig Rohbock, in Stahl gestochen von den ausgezeichnetsten Künstlern unserer Zeit. Mit historisch-topographischem Text von Johann Hunfalvy. 3 Bände.

      Darmstadt, Gustav Georg Lange, 1860-1866. - Erstausgabe (der erste Band in einer Nebehay/W. unbekannt gebliebenen Titelvariante von 1866 mit der gestochenen Vignette „Pesth und der Blocksberg"). - Wie immer ohne die Tafel „Vajda-Hunyad No. III" (bei Nebehay/W. mit dem Vermerk „nicht erschienen?" angeführt). Zwei Tafeln im dritten Band lose und etwas abweichend beschnitten. - Die dekorativen Einbände nur vereinzelt leicht berieben. Exlibris a. den Innendeckeln. Kl. alter Besitzvermerk auf den Vorsatzblättern. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Nebehay/W. III, 571. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 Gr.-8°. Mit 3 gest. illustr. Titelblättern u. 201 Stahlstichtafeln. Zus. ca. 1060 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. a. 3 breiten Bünden m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF STEAM WORK AND STATIONARY, PORTABLE, AND LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES, STEAM AND GAS FITTERS.

      John A. Gray & Green, Printers 1866 - 4to (17. 5cm x 27cm). 150pp. including 144 full-page illustrations of products manufactured and sold by Hayden, Gere (New York and Haydenville, Mass.) plus 3 fold-out plates inserted. Original green cloth binding with beveled boards and gilt lettering stamped on front board. Unknown to Romaine. This is a very scarce illustrated catalogue of parts made for steam engines in the mid-19th century. OCLC locates only 1 copy. A few tears at the head and foot of the spine and along the front joint. Boards have a few scuff marks with some bumps along the edges. Text is bright and clean. Overall, a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ungarn und Siebenbürgen in malerischen Original-Ansichten ihrer interessantesten Gegenden, Städte, Badeorte, Kirchen, Burgen, Paläste und sonstigen Baudenkmäler alter und neuer Zeit. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von Ludwig Rohbock, in Stahl gestochen von den ausgezeichnetsten Künstlern unserer Zeit. Mit historisch-topographischem Text von Johann Hunfalvy. 3 Bände.

      Gr.-8. Mit 3 gest. illustr. Titelblättern u. 201 Stahlstichtafeln. Zus. ca. 1060 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. a. 3 breiten Bünden m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe (der erste Band in einer Nebehay/W. unbekannt gebliebenen Titelvariante von 1866 mit der gestochenen Vignette Pesth und der Blocksberg). - Wie immer ohne die Tafel Vajda-Hunyad No. III (bei Nebehay/W. mit dem Vermerk nicht erschienen? angeführt). Zwei Tafeln im dritten Band lose und etwas abweichend beschnitten. - Die dekorativen Einbände nur vereinzelt leicht berieben. Exlibris a. den Innendeckeln. Kl. alter Besitzvermerk auf den Vorsatzblättern. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Nebehay/W. III, 571.

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        The Works.

      London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge,, 1866. Edited by Howard Staunton. The illustrations by John Gilbert. Engraved by the brothers Dalziel. 3 volumes, octavo (250 x 164 mm). Finely bound by Jenkins & Cecil in contemporary dark green pebble-grained morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, mutliple rolls to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Engraved frontispieces and numerous engravings throughout. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La rue

      First edition.Contemporary half blue cloth over marbled paper boards, double gilt fillets to spine, red shagreen title-piece, corners bumped.Rare autograph inscription signed by Jules Vallès to Madame Bonniaire.A little scattered foxing.  Achille Faure Paris 1866 11,5x18,5cm relié

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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 childish ", 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CRUCIFIXION AND THE JEWS

      Philadelphia; Jones & Hamilton, Printers 1866 [5626] - Original paper wrappers. 8vo. IV, 41 pages. 22 cm. First edition. Singerman 1969. By Dr. L. Philippson. Translated from the German, by Maurice Mayer. Preface by Isaac Leeser. Originally serialized in German in the ‘Allgemeine zeitung des judenthums’, simultaneously serialized in English translation in the ‘Occident’ (over the space of six months) ; printed in a "small edition of five hundred copies" (preface) . First separate appearance of an English translation of a work by Ludwig Philippson to be printed in America. This text, still quoted as the foundational work of research in the ‘political reconstruction’ of the trial of Jesus (see Trial of Jesus: Study in the Gospels and Jewish Historiography by David R. Catchpole, Brill, 1971) , lays out the following parameters, crucifixion was a Jewish form of execution, of the sources Tacitus is the best, the gospels being unreliable, Pilate sentenced Jesus as a political rebel, all messianic movements of the time were put down with uncompromising ferocity, the Jews neither persecuted nor tried Jesus, nor cried for his death. Subjects: Jesus Christ - Jewish interpretations. Jesus Christ - Crucifixion. OCLC lists 14 copies. Wraps heavily soiled, final leaf in facsimile only, light foxing on a few pages, Otherwise Good condition. (AMR-44-13) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed to Messrs Seagrove & Company, 1 page 8vo with blank leaf inlaid to remains of an album leaf, Gad's Hill Place, 28 July 1866.

      - Asking them to supply whatever his son, Sydney Smith Dickens, with whatever he needed for his naval outfit. 'Please to supply my son Mr Sydney Smith Dickens R.N. with such articles as he find necessary for his present outfit, and to charge the same to me.' Sydney Smith Haldimand Dickens (1847-1872) was the fifth son of Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine. He was born in London but received much of his education at Mr Gibson's boarding school in Boulogne along with his brothers Alfred and Henry. He joined the royal navy as a cadet in 1860 at the age of 14, rather to his father's satisfaction. His naval career was not distinguished: he was punished for misconduct and fell heavily into debt, so much so that his father refused to help him and in a letter to Alfred at one time stated that he wished him dead. Sydney fell ill at sea in 1872 and died on the voyage home.Dickens had ordered a suit for his son from Messrs Skinner & Co of 50 Jermyn Street on 20 March this year (Letters, XI, p. 174 and note), and in August asked his publishers Chapman and Hall to send him books (to HMS 'Bristol') via Messrs Seagrove & Co. Only one letter from CD to Seagrove's is published (Letters, II, p. 297, where a footnote identifies Edward Augustus Seagrove as a royal naval and military outfitter of The Hard, Portsea). The present letter is apparently unpublished.

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        FELIX HOLT THE RADICAL

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1866. This is a very attractively bound copy of a celebrated three-decker centering on a political election during the Reform Bill controversies of the 1830s. It is atypical as the author's only political novel, but typical in that it presents an engrossing sociological analysis through a close scrutiny of the provincial middle class. Characterized by Lord David Cecil as the first modern novelist, George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans, 1819-80) brought to her work an impressive intellect that left a profound mark on the evolution of British fiction. After her, "the English novel would be not only the product of a sensitive observer and natural artist, but also the vehicle for ideas based upon a conscious rational philosophy." (Day) Born in Pest, Hungary, Joseph Zaehnsdorf (1816-86) served his apprenticeship in Stuttgart, worked at a number of European locations as a journeyman, and then settled in London, where he was hired first by Westley and then by Mackenzie before opening his own workshop in 1842. His son and namesake took over the business at age 33, when the senior Joseph died, and the firm flourished under the son's leadership, becoming a leading West End bindery. Over the years, Zaehnsdorf employed a considerable number of distinguished binders, including the Frenchman Louis Genth (who was chief finisher from 1859-84), and trained a number of others, including Roger de Coverly and Sarah Prideaux. A family-run business until 1947, the Zaehnsdorf bindery continued to produce consistently attractive and innovative designs executed with unfailing skill. The present immaculate bindings show the high quality of finishing typical of Zaehnsdorf work: the tooling is intricate and precise, and the general feeling the binding gives is one of animated stability.. 196 x 122 mm. (7 3/4 x 4 3/4"). Three Volumes. VERY ATTRACTIVE CHESTNUT-BROWN CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, BY ZAEHNSDORF (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with gilt frame formed by double rules and stylized floral tools, two raised bands dividing the spines into three panels of varying length, gilt titling in the second panel, densely gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. A FLAWLESS COPY. This is a very attractively bound copy of a celebrated three-decker centering on a political election during the Reform Bill controversies of the 1830s. It is atypical as the author's only political novel, but typical in that it presents an engrossing sociological analysis through a close scrutiny of the provincial middle class. Characterized by Lord David Cecil as the first modern novelist, George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans, 1819-80) brought to her work an impressive intellect that left a profound mark on the evolution of British fiction. After her, "the English novel would be not only the product of a sensitive observer and natural artist, but also the vehicle for ideas based upon a conscious rational philosophy." (Day) Born in Pest, Hungary, Joseph Zaehnsdorf (1816-86) served his apprenticeship in Stuttgart, worked at a number of European locations as a journeyman, and then settled in London, where he was hired first by Westley and then by Mackenzie before opening his own workshop in 1842. His son and namesake took over the business at age 33, when the senior Joseph died, and the firm flourished under the son's leadership, becoming a leading West End bindery. Over the years, Zaehnsdorf employed a considerable number of distinguished binders, including the Frenchman Louis Genth (who was chief finisher from 1859-84), and trained a number of others, including Roger de Coverly and Sarah Prideaux. A family-run business until 1947, the Zaehnsdorf bindery continued to produce consistently attractive and innovative designs executed with unfailing skill. The present immaculate bindings show the high quality of finishing typical of Zaehnsdorf work: the tooling is intricate and precise, and the general feeling the binding gives is one of animated stability.

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        L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

      [vi], 389 ff. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. Elaborate printer's device depicting a cat between cherubs on title page. Collated and complete. A collection of poems by the Latin poet Horace, with commentary by Italian humanist Giovanni Fabrini. Fabrini was a grammarian and a linguist, whose skills earned him a position teaching members of the aristocracy in Venice. This second edition was published seven years after the 1866 original which, along with his publications of works by Cicero, Terenzio, Virgil, etc., was credited with popularizing classical Latin during the Renaissance era. Horace's poems were extremely well-regarded by contemporary scholars (Quintillian stated, 'He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and grace, versatile in his figures, and felicitously daring in his choice of words.'), but were nearly lost during the Middle Ages, and did not enjoy widespread publication again until the Age of Enlightenment. Since that point, his influence on poetry and literary theory has remained fairly constant.Keywords: POETRY POEMS POETS HORACE EARLY IMPRINTS 16TH CENTURY SIXTEENTH 1573 1573 second edition. Front board loose, 1 inch chip from spine base, boards rubbed with some loss from corners, ownership stamps and numerous handwritten names on front & rear flyleaf, minor tape repairs to front hinge, minimal marginalia. In Venetia: Appresso Gio Battista, Marchio Sessa, & fratelli, 1573. Second Edition. Fair/No Jacket.

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        FIRST OF APRIL PICTURE LETTER and the DAY LETTER by Catherine Sinclair. No.s. V & VI. Warranted to keep the noisiest child quiet for half an hour. 100th thousand.

      [8] pages, each bearing letters in rebus form. Colour lithography throughout. Original pictorial wrappers. 22.1 x 14.1 cm. The rear wrapper carries advertisements for the Edinburgh publisher J. Wood.A near fine copy of a rare and ephemeral work by this author.

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        Why Colored People in Philadelphia Are Excluded From Street Cars

      Merrihew & Sons Printers, Philadelphia 1866 - Pamphlet 8vo, original wrappers, 27 pp. Backstrip partially lacking, and three small holes along left margin, not affecting text, holes appear to be for loose-leaf storage, Moderate aging & toning, a few chips on top and corners of wrappers, small piece missing on top, crease in middle of pamphlet but not too obtrusive. Very good overall. This is a first edition of a rare and important work on Civil Rights, which is printed by Benjamin Bacon, one of the compilers of the first statistical study on African Americans in Philadelphia. The pamphlet actually contains some statistics on the numbers of African Americans in various cities in America at that time. While the main thrust of this work is on the refusal of the street car companies to allow African Americans to ride them, it also addresses some broader issues with respect to Civil Rights. He talks about equal rights in education and treatment of black Civil War veterans too. Interestingly, the author sometimes attributes the overt racism of some important people as more of a state of unconsciousness as opposed to being evil. Thus, when the Mayor of Philadelphia at that time said that he didn’t want “the ladies of my family riding in street cars with colored people”, it was more a fact that he didn’t know any better than being a bad person. However, he does lament the fact that, politicians, newspapers, and clergyman have been conspicuously silent on the subject of allowing black people to ride the street cars. This is all the more surprising when you consider that quite a stir was created a year earlier, when Robert Smalls, a black Civil War hero, was ejected from a street car and forced to walk several miles to the navy yard. Hunt didn’t seem to be all that impressed with the progress of a high ranking commission that was set up to look at this problem. Especially when the only concession the street car companies made was to allow for a ‘car vote’ on whether or not black people could ride the street cars. Not surprisingly, whenever this happened, black people were ejected from the cars. The author makes the point that black people are here to stay, and will play an important role in our nation’s development, so we might as well get used to the idea, and suggests we extend to them the same rights and privileges we have. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures In Wonderland [Early Printing, In Original Cloth]

      London: Macmillan And Company [1866, 1867], 1871. 1st Edition. Red Cloth, Gilt. Very Good. 7 1/2" Tall. Forty Two Illustrations By John Tenniel. 5th or later Printing 192 Pp. Early But Not First Printing, Stated Twenty-Eighth Thousand, With 1871 Date At Bottom Of Title Page. All Edges Gilt. Complete Original Red Cloth, Gilt Lettering, With Green Endpapers. Light Wear, Top Of Publisher's Name On Spine Is Present But Weak,Very Small Areas In Gilt Rules At Edges Are Also Weak, All Other Gilt Strong Including All Other Lettering. Hinges Intact, Never Repaired, Not Cracked. One Weak Crease Down Length Of Rear Cover, Another About 2/5 Of Height. Fraying Along Top And Bottom Of Spine But With No Loss Of Height; 5/8" Tear To Cloth At Top Of Rear Spine Edge Has Been Skillfully Repaired. Tiny, Almost Pinpoint Frays At Tips. Contents Including Endpapers Otherwise Near Fine, Even The Tissue Guard To The Frontispiece Is Intact With No Tears Or Foxing. Small Stamp Of The Book Collection "Sammlung Monschein" At Very Bottom Of First Front Endpaper. Ownership Signature "A. Torkington" At Top Of Half-Title; There Was An A. Torkington In Cricket Records At Marylebone In 1873, But Otherwise Not Identified. Burn Binder's Ticket On Rear Endpapers.

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        Keitum (auf Sylt) von Südosten gesehen. Kolor. Lithographie mit Tonplatte nach J.F. Fritz von W. Heuer bei H. Wernicke für C. Gassmann, Hamburg. 1866. 25,5 x 40,5 cm.

       1866 Salamon/Knigge SHA 22.- Sommerliche Ansicht von Keitum der Küste entlang gesehen, einige Spaziergänger und Schafe im Vordergrund.- Vereinzelt leichte Stockfleckchen, im weißen Fußsteg minimaler Einriß, obere rechte Ecke mit Knickspur. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Brand. Et dramatisk digt.

      Kjöbenhavn. 1866. 8vo. 1800-talls rødt shirtingryggbind. 271, (1) s. Navn i smatidig hånd på tittelbladet.

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        The Works. Edited by Howard Staunton. The illustrations by John Gilbert. Engraved by the brothers Dalziel.

      London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1866 - 3 volumes, octavo (250 x 164 mm). Finely bound by Jenkins & Cecil in contemporary dark green pebble-grained morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, mutliple rolls to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. An excellent set. Engraved frontispieces and numerous engravings throughout. A handsomely bound set.

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        Allatoona from the Etawah

      [New York 1866 - Albumen photograph from a negative taken in 1866, 10 x 13 inches, on original two-tone gilt-edged thin card mount, 16 1/8 x 20 inches, with plate title and photographer's credit. A fine copy of a stunning image from Barnard's 'Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign', an album which is one of the two greatest photographic monuments to the Civil War and 'a landmark in the history of photography' (Keith F. Davis). A contemporary reviewer wrote of this image and its companions: 'These photographs. surpass any other photographic views which have been produced in this country - whether relating to the war or otherwise' ('Harper's Weekly', 8 December, 1866, p.771) This image comes from George N. Barnard's album titled Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, embracing scenes of the occupation of Nashville, the great battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas (1866). This album, together with Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the Civil War (1866) are the two greatest photographic monuments of the Civil War. Between them, they contain some of the most famous images of the War. This very sharp example of the photograph shows part of the northern Georgia battle scene after the battle in order to demonstrate the physical circumstances rather than the physical destruction or human loss. From the prominence from the photograph is taken we can see both the Etowah River and the Western and Atlanta Railway line. The Allatoona depot on the railway line was the object of the Confederate attack, which was repulsed after hard fighting, largely because Sherman had had time to prepare. Confederate General Hood had laid out a campaign to re-take Nashville, and this campaign was described in a speech that Jefferson Davis gave, which Sherman read in the local paper. Cf. De Renne p.1317; cf. Howes B150, "b."; cf. Sabin 3462; cf. Taft Photography and the American Scene pp.232 & 486. See also: George N. Barnard Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign. with a new preface by Beaumont Newhall New York: 1977 Keith F. Davis. George N. Barnard Photographer of Sherman's Campaign Kansas City, Miss.: 1990. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SNOW-BOUND: A WINTER IDYL.

      Boston Ticknor and Fields 1866. - With a mounted signature of Whittier after the title-page "Always thy friend, John G. Whittier". First Edition, the second issue with the last page unnumbered. Currier, p.98. Grolier-English; American Hundred #73. One of the few American books to have the distinction to appear both on the Grolier English Hundred and the American Hundred. 12mo, , original cloth, now enclosed in open faced box. A Fine and bright copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Allatoona Pass looking North. Ga

      [New York, 1866. Albumen photograph from a negative taken in 1866, 10 x 13 inches, on original two-tone gilt-edged thin card mount, 16 1/8 x 20 inches, with plate title and photographer's credit. A fine copy of a stunning image from Barnard's 'Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign', an album which is one of the two greatest photographic monuments to the Civil War and 'a landmark in the history of photography' (Keith F. Davis). A contemporary reviewer wrote of this image and its companions: 'These photographs... surpass any other photographic views which have been produced in this country - whether relating to the war or otherwise' ('Harper's Weekly', 8 December, 1866, p.771) This image comes from George N. Barnard's album titled Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, embracing scenes of the occupation of Nashville, the great battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas (1866). This album, together with Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the Civil War (1866) are the two greatest photographic monuments of the Civil War. Between them, they contain some of the most famous images of the War. The present image shows the Western and Atlantic Railroad pass through the Allatoona Mountain range. Allatoona was a small town, consisting of Clayton House (the home to the left in the photograph) and the depot, that had become a central part of the Union supply line. It was therefore the first goal of Confederate General Hood's campaign to re-take northern Georgia and then, Nashville. Unfortunately Hood and his cause, Sherman anticipated the attack and reinforced his defenses. The battle took place on October 5, 1864. After some initial success, the Confederates were successfully repulsed and forced to retire. The casualties in proportion to the number of men involved were quite high: more than 1,400 of somewhat more than 5,000 engaged. Cf. De Renne p.1317; cf. Howes B150, "b."; cf. Sabin 3462; cf. Taft Photography and the American Scene pp.232 & 486. See also: George N. Barnard Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign... with a new preface by Beaumont Newhall New York: 1977 Keith F. Davis. George N. Barnard Photographer of Sherman's Campaign Kansas City, Miss.: 1990.

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        Neue Missionsreisen in Süd-Afrika unternommen im Auftrage der englischen Regierung. Forschungen am Zambesi und seinen Nebenflüssen, nebst Entdeckungen der Seen Shirwa und Nyassa in den Jahre 1858 bis 1864. Autorisierte vollständige Ausgabe für Deutschland. Aus dem Englischen von J. E. A. Martin. Nebst einer Karte und 40 Illustrationen in Holzschnitt. 2 Bände (komplett). [Erstausgabe].

      Jena und Leipzig, Hermann Costenoble, 1866. 8°. 22,5 cm. VII, 353, XXII, 346 Seiten. Hellbraune Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Kainbacher (2016) Seite 280. Mit der gefalteten Karte im Anhang \"Special-Karte von Süd-Ost-Afrika zu Dr. David und Charles Livinstone`s Neuen Missionsreisen nach astronomischen Beobachtungen und Skizzen gezeichnet von John Arrowsmith\". Blätter im Randbereich teils stärker stockfleckig, Blätter im zweiten Band wasserrandig. Gute Exemplare. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Forschungsreisen / expedition; Reisebeschreibungen / travelogue

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        Poetical Works

      1866. BYRON, (George Gordon) Lord. The Poetical Works. London: John Murray, 1866. Ten volumes. Small octavo, contemporary three-quarter red morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. $2200.Later edition of Lord ByronÂ’s collected verse, with engraved title page and frontispiece in each volume (many after works by J.M.W. Turner), handsomely bound.“Byron is to a far greater degree than the other romanticists the poet of humankind. He conveys with tremendous power the majesty and desolation of history, the vanity of pomp and pride, the transitoriness of fame. And he is the poet of contemporary society, keen to discern the false and the corrupt, courageous in denunciation yet with pity for the young and innocentÂ… As a poet he mirrored brilliantly and without distortion an absorbingly interesting world” (Baugh, 1229). This uniformly and handsomely bound set features an engraved frontispiece in each volume, many after the works of J.M.W. Turner. “Without specific reference to the poetry, TurnerÂ’s Venetian paintings exalt ByronÂ’s ‘fairy city of the heartÂ’ as dreamed through the painterÂ’s intoxication with light and water” (Eisler, 758). Lowndes, 338. Bookplates.Only slightest occasional rubbing to extremities. A near-fine set, handsomely bound.

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        Elster's Folly. A novel. 2nd edn. 3 vols.

      Tinsley Brothers. 1866 Half title vol. I only as issued. Orig. royal blue cloth, gilt spines. A v.g. bright copy.Sadleir 3335 is a mixed set presented to her daughter Ellen; not in Wolff. With presentation inscription from the author, 'For Harry. With Mamma's love'.

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        Allatoona from the Etawah

      [New York, 1866. Albumen photograph from a negative taken in 1866, 10 x 13 inches, on original two-tone gilt-edged thin card mount, 16 1/8 x 20 inches, with plate title and photographer's credit. A fine copy of a stunning image from Barnard's 'Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign', an album which is one of the two greatest photographic monuments to the Civil War and 'a landmark in the history of photography' (Keith F. Davis). A contemporary reviewer wrote of this image and its companions: 'These photographs... surpass any other photographic views which have been produced in this country - whether relating to the war or otherwise' ('Harper's Weekly', 8 December, 1866, p.771) This image comes from George N. Barnard's album titled Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, embracing scenes of the occupation of Nashville, the great battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas (1866). This album, together with Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the Civil War (1866) are the two greatest photographic monuments of the Civil War. Between them, they contain some of the most famous images of the War. This very sharp example of the photograph shows part of the northern Georgia battle scene after the battle in order to demonstrate the physical circumstances rather than the physical destruction or human loss. From the prominence from the photograph is taken we can see both the Etowah River and the Western and Atlanta Railway line. The Allatoona depot on the railway line was the object of the Confederate attack, which was repulsed after hard fighting, largely because Sherman had had time to prepare. Confederate General Hood had laid out a campaign to re-take Nashville, and this campaign was described in a speech that Jefferson Davis gave, which Sherman read in the local paper. Cf. De Renne p.1317; cf. Howes B150, "b."; cf. Sabin 3462; cf. Taft Photography and the American Scene pp.232 & 486. See also: George N. Barnard Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign... with a new preface by Beaumont Newhall New York: 1977 Keith F. Davis. George N. Barnard Photographer of Sherman's Campaign Kansas City, Miss.: 1990.

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        Pencil Sketches of Colorado, its Cities, Principal Towns and Mountain Scenery

      [New York], 1866. Oblong folio. (12 7/8 x 18 1/4 inches). Titlepage, preface leaf and [12] pp. letterpress descriptions. 36 scenes on 23 hand-finished, tinted lithographed plates by J. Bien. First plate trimmed and mounted, a few repaired tears to text and plates, minor dampstaining to the text. Modern calf backed russet cloth boards, upper cover with original gilt lettering from the publisher's binding trimmed and centrally onlaidA magnificent series of views: one of the half-dozen major illustrated works on the American West produced in the nineteenth century.An exceptional book, it ranks with Bodmer, Catlin, Moran, and Warre as an illustrated depiction of the opening of the West. It is the only one of these to show scenes of mining, so vital to the development of the West, and of the evolution of towns and cities, notably Denver.Alfred Mathews was a pioneering creator of city and country views in the American West. This is his first and most lavish view book, using multiple tint stones on each plate. His other notable books, Pencil Sketches of Montana (1868), Gems of Rocky Mountain Scenery (1869), and Canon City, Colorado (1870), employ only one tint stone on the plates. "These views are celebrated for their documentary accuracy - apparently contemporary viewers could identify in the street views the rigs of various townspeople" (Streeter).Mathews writes in the preface: "The author herewith offers to the public a collection of lithographed sketches of Colorado, embracing its Cities, and most of its Principal Towns together with some of the beautiful Mountain Scenery which abounds in this incomparable territory...[My aim is] to represent that portion of the country to which interest is attached on account of the rich gold and silver mines; and, if possible, to give non-residents an idea of the beauty and grandeur of the natural scenery in the mountains, which will compare favorably, in this respect, with any in the world."A wonderful set of Colorado views, justly famous for their precision and beauty, and very rare; only a few copies have been on the market in the last several decades. The plates are as follows:1) "Snowy Range of the Rocky Mountains; from Bald Mountain, near Nevada."2) "Denver, City of the Plains."3) "F Street, Denver."4) "Blake Street, Denver, Colorado."5) "Laramie Street, Denver."6) "Golden City."7) "Black Hawk, looking up Gregory and Chase's Gulches."8) "Central City; looking up Spring Gulch."9) "Central City; from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches."10) "Nevada, Colorado."11) [Mountain ranges, two images on one sheet:] a. "Russell Gulch, Gilpin County," b. "The Chief, Squaw and Papoose, asseen from Idaho."12) [Clear Creek County views, two images on one sheet:] a. "Idaho," b. "Fall River."13) [Fall River views, two images on one sheet:] a. "The Old Mountaineer," b. "Profile Rock."14) [Clear Creek County views, two images on one sheet:] a. "Empire City, from near the foot of Silver Mountain, lookingtowards Elizabethtown," b. "Elizabethtown, from the Griffith Tunnel."15) "South Park."16) "Mount Lincoln. The town of Montgomery is seen at its base."17) "Twin Lakes."18) "Pike's Peak and Colorado City."19) "Garden of the Gods."20) "Monuments, near Monument Creek."21) [Mining and Stamp Process, four images on one sheet:] a. "Gulch Mining. - Colorado Gulch," b. "Spanish Arastra - onClear Creek," c. "The Stamp Process. - Mr. Sensenderfer's Mill," d. "Shaft or Lode Mining. - Interior of No. 1, on the Gregory, the Black Hawk Co.'s Mine."22) [The Keith Process. Hope Gold Company's Works, four images on one sheet:] a. "The Ore Breaking Room. - Blake's Ore Breaker," b. "The Furnace," c. "The Ore Pit, or Drying Room," d. "Amalgamating Room."23) [The Smelting Process. James E. Lyon & Co.'s Smelting Works; four images on one sheet:] a. "Ore Dressing Room - The Buddle and Jiggs," b. "Reverberatory Furnace," c. "Cupel Furnace," d. "Scotch Hearths."Bennett, p.72; Deak, Picturing America 808 (ref); Graff 2709; Howes M-413 ("c"); Reps, Views and Viewmakers 482; Streeter Sale 2171.

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        Nuova enciclopedia popolare italiana ovvero dizionario generale di scienze, lettere, arti, storia, geografia, ecc. ecc. Opera compilata sulle migliori in tal genere inglesi, tedesche e francesi, coll'assistenza e col consiglio di scenziati e letterati italiani, corredata di molte inc. in legno n.t. e tavole in rame. Tomi 24 più indice e 2 vol con 391 tavole.

      Torino, Utet 1863 1866. - 27 tomi complessivi per un totale di 25960 pagine e con 391 tav. su 408. Legature in mezza pergamena coeva muta. Bel complesso ancota in buono stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pencil Sketches of Colorado, its Cities, Principal Towns and Mountain Scenery

      [New York] 1866 - (12 7/8 x 18 1/4 inches). Titlepage, preface leaf and [12] pp. letterpress descriptions. 36 scenes on 23 hand-finished, tinted lithographed plates by J. Bien. First plate trimmed and mounted, a few repaired tears to text and plates, minor dampstaining to the text. Modern calf backed russet cloth boards, upper cover with original gilt lettering from the publisher's binding trimmed and centrally onlaid A magnificent series of views: one of the half-dozen major illustrated works on the American West produced in the nineteenth century. An exceptional book, it ranks with Bodmer, Catlin, Moran, and Warre as an illustrated depiction of the opening of the West. It is the only one of these to show scenes of mining, so vital to the development of the West, and of the evolution of towns and cities, notably Denver. Alfred Mathews was a pioneering creator of city and country views in the American West. This is his first and most lavish view book, using multiple tint stones on each plate. His other notable books, Pencil Sketches of Montana (1868), Gems of Rocky Mountain Scenery (1869), and Canon City, Colorado (1870), employ only one tint stone on the plates. "These views are celebrated for their documentary accuracy - apparently contemporary viewers could identify in the street views the rigs of various townspeople" (Streeter). Mathews writes in the preface: "The author herewith offers to the public a collection of lithographed sketches of Colorado, embracing its Cities, and most of its Principal Towns together with some of the beautiful Mountain Scenery which abounds in this incomparable territory.[My aim is] to represent that portion of the country to which interest is attached on account of the rich gold and silver mines; and, if possible, to give non-residents an idea of the beauty and grandeur of the natural scenery in the mountains, which will compare favorably, in this respect, with any in the world." A wonderful set of Colorado views, justly famous for their precision and beauty, and very rare; only a few copies have been on the market in the last several decades. The plates are as follows: 1) "Snowy Range of the Rocky Mountains; from Bald Mountain, near Nevada." 2) "Denver, City of the Plains." 3) "F Street, Denver." 4) "Blake Street, Denver, Colorado." 5) "Laramie Street, Denver." 6) "Golden City." 7) "Black Hawk, looking up Gregory and Chase's Gulches." 8) "Central City; looking up Spring Gulch." 9) "Central City; from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches." 10) "Nevada, Colorado." 11) [Mountain ranges, two images on one sheet:] a. "Russell Gulch, Gilpin County," b. "The Chief, Squaw and Papoose, as seen from Idaho." 12) [Clear Creek County views, two images on one sheet:] a. "Idaho," b. "Fall River." 13) [Fall River views, two images on one sheet:] a. "The Old Mountaineer," b. "Profile Rock." 14) [Clear Creek County views, two images on one sheet:] a. "Empire City, from near the foot of Silver Mountain, looking towards Elizabethtown," b. "Elizabethtown, from the Griffith Tunnel." 15) "South Park." 16) "Mount Lincoln. The town of Montgomery is seen at its base." 17) "Twin Lakes." 18) "Pike's Peak and Colorado City." 19) "Garden of the Gods." 20) "Monuments, near Monument Creek." 21) [Mining and Stamp Process, four images on one sheet:] a. "Gulch Mining. - Colorado Gulch," b. "Spanish Arastra - on Clear Creek," c. "The Stamp Process. - Mr. Sensenderfer's Mill," d. "Shaft or Lode Mining. - Interior of No. 1, on the Gregory, the Black Hawk Co.'s Mine." 22) [The Keith Process. Hope Gold Company's Works, four images on one sheet:] a. "The Ore Breaking Room. - Blake's Ore Breaker," b. "The Furnace," c. "The Ore Pit, or Drying Room," d. "Amalgamating Room." 23) [The Smelting Process. James E. Lyon & Co.'s Smelting Works; four images on one sheet:] a. "Ore Dressing Room - The Buddle and Jiggs," b. "Reverberatory Furnace," c. "Cupel Furnace," d. "Scotch Hearths." Bennett, p.72; Deak, Picturing America 808 (ref); [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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