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        Papers Relating to Hong Kong. [Title on spine].

      Published between1860- 1866.. An interesting association copy of five Government publications relating to the early administration of Hong Kong and British trade with China bound into a slightly marked maroon cloth binding. 31 x 19.5cm. The final items bound into this volume bear the signature of the early-career Sir Cecil Clementi Smith (1840-1916) whose knowledge of the Chinese language and Chinese culture acquired during his early service in senior posts in Hong Kong led to his becoming a particularly effective Colonial Secretary and later Governor in the Straits Settlements with its part Chinese immigrant community between 1874-85 and 1887-1893. 1. Papers Relating to Hong Kong. viii Schedule + 452 + 15pp. Section cut from lower corner last leaf, with loss to one word only. Marked "C.C. Smith Esq/Police Magistrate/Hong Kong/China in ink last leaf. Some browning throughout, staining on some leaves, first two leaves torn with some loss of a few words and amateurly repaired with tape. Occasional chipping at margins. Pencilled annotations first page of Schedule and some occasional pencil marking. This paper entitled "Papers Relating to Hong Kong" makes very interesting reading giving as it does a fascinating picture of the administration of Hong Kong at a difficult period. This collection opens with a request from Sir John Bowring for the [Registrar General/Protector of Chinese] Mr Caldwell to be rewarded for his helping in capturing pirate vessels however this collection also includes a great deal about Mr Anstey's accusations against Mr Caldwell including that Mr Caldwell associated with pirates. Daniel Richard Caldwell, was a Chinese speaker and influential among the Chinese population. A letter which begins "It had for some time been a subject of regret to me to observe how trifling was the revenue derived from opium in this Colony, and especially considering the enormous amount raised by the Straits' Settlements [government] from this source" is followed by the [Opium?] Ordinance itself. This in turn is followed by further reports and the Minutes of Proceedings of Committee to "inquire into the statements involving the integrity of the Acting Colonial Secretary, as connected with the 'opium monopoly'". The senior officials of the Colony at this time were a disunited and fractious group who made accusations against each other in public and caused much trouble for themselves, the governor, and the Colonial Office. This is well demonstrated by the despatch from 9 August 1858 announcing the suspension of Mr Anstey whose career in the colony "has been more or less marked by the same characteristics; viz., impetuosity of temper beyond all control, credulity in listening to vague accusations, recklessness in prefering charges, persistence in adhering to and repeating disproved averments and persevering malignity towards every opponent who has had the misfortune to incur his displeasure". These 400 plus pages largely relate to the disagreements between T. Chisholm Anstey and Daniel Caldwell, and the text of the enquiries and reports to London relating thereto. 2. Order in Council of the 9th March, 1865 14pp. 3. Government of Hongkong. Cession of Hongkong. Incomplete. This copy includes the first 80 pages only together with the index for the whole Index 459 - 490pp. Printed on blue paper. It begins with Charles Elliot's Circular, Macao, 20th January, 1841 and then includes copies of a number of Proclamations (including "On Taking Possession of Hongkong", "To the Chinese Inhabitants of Hongkong"), notice of the first land sale, the Charter of the Colony of Hong Kong and information relating to law and order and the many requirements of setting up a new colony such as trees and "Lamps, and the Law of the Road". 4. Colonial Estimates Hongkong 1865. 31 + [4]pp. Signature of Cecil C. Smith upper margin of upper wrapper. 5. Colonial Estimates Hongkong 1866. 31 + [4]pp. Printed on blue paper. Some neat and apparently very informed corrections and additions, likely those of Cecil C. Smith, in ink to some of the "Expenditure detailed" sections including those dealing with the police, "Royal Saxon" Convict Hulk, (Stone Cutters' Island) and "No. I - Recapitulation of the Foregoing Establishments". The extraordinary "goings-on" which are reflected in this collection and in particular in the "Papers Relating to Hong Kong" is beautifully encapsulated by the opening sentence in an article in the London Times of March 15, 1859 “Hongkong is always connected with some fatal pestilence, some doubtful war or some discreditable internal squabble, so much so that, in popular language, the name of this noisy, bustling, quarrelsome, discontented little Island may not inaptly be used as a euphemous synonym for a place not mentionable to ears polite.” An indispensable source of information on the personalities mentioned in these papers is the Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography edited by May Holdsworth and Christopher Munn (Hong Kong University Press, 2012). See also Christopher Munn’s Anglo-China: Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841-1880 (Hong Kong University Press, 2001, 2009). Provenance: From the library of Arthur Hacker, Hong Kong author, artist, collector and historian. .

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        Signed Carte de Visite

      1866. unbound. Exceedingly rare carte de visite signed "A.F. Pickard," 4 x 2.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1866. Taken by T.B. Williams, Queen Victoria's personal photographer, depicting the Lieutenant Colonel dressed in a suit, boldly signed on the mount just below the image. Very good(+) condition. English soldier who was the recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He died at the age of 36.

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

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

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      1866. or, The Silver Skates. A Story of Life in Holland. Illustrated by F. O. C. Darley and Thomas Nast. New York: James O'Kane, 1866. 2 pp undated ads. Original black cloth, beveled. First Edition of this children's classic. Hans and his sister Gretel want to win the annual ice-skating race on the canals of Holland, but cannot afford proper skates -- and must also find the money for an operation for their father, who is an invalid... Also, as a tale-within-a-tale, this book includes the story of the little boy who puts his finger in a hole in a leaking dike and keeps it there all through the cold night, until adults arrive in the morning to make the necessary repairs.~Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge became a widow at the age of 27 when her husband died in 1858, and turned to the field of literature to support herself and their two young sons.~Mrs. Dodge was recognized for many years as the foremost American writer of juvenile stories of her time. Her greatest success was with her story of Dutch children, HANS BRINKER, published in 1865 [but dated 1866], the same year as ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Though she had never visited Holland, she put so much research into this book that it was accepted as authentic by the Dutch themselves. Like all her books, it is distinguished by keen humor, originality, and a quality which is not so much sympathy with the child mind as identification with it... HANS BRINKER has become a standard children's classic, almost to the same degree as has Louisa May Alcott's LITTLE WOMEN (which it preceded by two years). [K&H]~This copy has one leaf of ads (some copies have two), and is in black cloth (one of five colors); neither "point" has any known priority. As with all copies, although all four illustrations are present, they are not at the pages indicated on the Contents leaf (instead the binder appears to have distributed them evenly throughout the volume).~The volume is in bright, near-fine condition (the slightest of wear at the spine ends, but essentially no other wear or soil at all). Blanck 4753; Peter Parley to Penrod p. 25 (a copy of which page is affixed to the interior of the case cited next). Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.

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      1866. IMPRIMERIE DE JULES CLAYE. 1860. In - 4.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs. 52+29 pages. Une carte géographique en noir et blanc hors texte + quelques planches chromolitjographiques en couleurs hors texte. 2 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES.

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        Histoire du Monde ou Histoire Universelle depuis Adam jusqu'à nos Jours. (12 Tomes - Complet)

      Continuée par MM. le comte A. de Riancey et A. Rastoul, 12 vol. in-8 reliure demi-basane verte, dos à 4 nerfs ornés , Victor Palmé, Société Générale de Librairie catholique, Paris, Bruxelles, Genève, 1870, puis 1887-1890 (tome 11 et 12), 554 ; 580 ; 548 ; 462 ; 451 ; 494 ; 544 ; 532 ; 447 ; 632 ; viii-531 ; 603 pp. Rare exemplaire bien complet des 12 tomes (avec les 2 tomes continués par A. de Riancey et A. Rastoul). Etat satisfaisant (anciens cachets d'institution religieuse, étiquette de cote aux dos en queue, qq. traces de petite étiquette de cote au plat sup.). Français

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        William H. Dean - Methodist Circuit Preacher - Diaries 19th - 20th Century

      ean, William H. exercised a considerable and influential ministry in Vermont and Connecticut from the mid 19th century into the very early 20th century. There is record of his ministry at Bridgewater, CT (1866-1871). A history of the area describes the events: 'Simultaneous with his coming there was developed a revival of considerable extent, which resulted in the largest number of acession at any one time that the church has ever been favored with.' The present offering offers an almost entirely unique opportunity of acquiring nearly 40 years worth of diaries of an active and effective Methodist Circuit Preacher. 21 handwritten diaries, all belonging to William H. Dean of Vermont. A Methodist, he had charge of several difference parishes during the 38 years these diaries represent. I found him on the 1880 census living in Corinth Vermont married to his wife Arlie and their two children, Alma and Gracie. He was orn in Burlington, VT. The earliest diary starts out in 1859 and continues through 1868. It contains about 185 handwritten pages. Then you have 20 diaries for the specific years as follows; 1869, 1870, 1871, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1887, 1890, 1894 and one with no date. The 20 later diaries are also Pastor's journals where he lists the members of his congregation and then in the back is where you'll find his daily diaries. In the 20 diaries he was very faithful when it came to writing every day. The earliest diary does not have daily entries for each year but rather sporadic entries, however, some of the richest content is there. Then in the back of his early diary there are numerous pages devoted to the years 1895-1897 whcih are also diary entries. In addition to nearly daily entries for over 30 years of ministry, there are also numerous bits of ephemera found in the back pockets of many of the diaries. Some of the places he lived and preached at were; Isles of La Mott Vermont, Grainville Vermont, Middlebury, Mooretown, St. Alban's and more. Here are a few excerpts:1858: "July 18th, ..... As we were coming home Rev. Bean said he was going to the Eldridge schoolhouse where Mr. Peck was to hold a meeting and desired that I should be there and so I went. The Lord was with us and I had much liberty in speaking. As at a time when the son's of God presented themselves before their maker, Satan came also so among our little company was one who holds the doctrine of the worst of infidels, spiritualism. O Lord pity the poor soul that rejects the religion of Jesus and starts upon the sea of life without God and without hope.....""December 13th, Months have intervened since last I recorded anything of the dealings of God with my soul, not because I have nothing to write but in part for want of time in which to do so..... I have no been in my present position as preacher in charge of Isle LaMott station for some what over six months. It has been a season of severe temptation and trial....."1866: "July 19th, Here I am in Salisbury trying to preach the gospel. Not much encouragement by the people as there seems to be a division among them. But if I know my duty it is enough if I go forward God will bless me and success will attend my efforts...."This is an AMAZING archive of a much used Methodis Circuit Minister from the mid/late 19th century.

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        Armsmear: The Home, The Arm, And The Family of Samuel Colt A Memorial

      New York: Privately Published, 1866. First Edition. An ex-library copy in very good+ condition in pebbled light brown leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and the gilt Colt family crest with the rampant colt on the front and rear boards. The leather turn-ins are decorated with gilt doublures and the end sheets are beautiful marbled papers. All edges of the text block are gilt. A small quarto measuring 10 3/16 by 7 3/16 inches. The joints are rubbed as are the tips of the boards, there is a gilt library call number in the lowest compartment on the spine, a library discard plate on the verso of the first free end page, a handwritten "shelve reference stack" at the upper corner of the second free end page, a blind embossed library stamp on the title page and a handwritten library call number at the upper edge of the copyright page. Together the library markings are not significant or all that damaging to the appearance of this marvelous title. 399 pages illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Samuel Colt, an engraved title page showing the home of the Colts, several maps and numerous engraved plates and engraved vignettes within the text. All 83 plates, maps and vignettes are present. Considered by Howes to be "mildly rare". (Howes, C-618; Sabin, 14763)

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        The Rural Annual and Horticultural Directory

      James Vicks, Jr., Rochester, NY and later New York, New York 1866 - First edition. Illustrated with Engravings. 12mo. Volumes 1-8 and Volumes 9 and 11. The first 6 years in 2 matching volumes, with the last 2 years in printed wrappers Illustrated with Engravings. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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      New York, 1866. [31]pp., printed on recto only. Each page embellished with decorative border in combinations of gold and rich colors. Quarto. Original heavily gilded calf, beveled edges, expertly rebacked in cloth, a.e.g. Some minor edge wear, but exterior gilt is bright. Internally fine except for almost negligible library blindstamp in upper margin of title-leaf and a few other pages. Bookplate. Overall just about very good. An exquisitely decorative color plate book, with high grade chromolithography executed by the notable firm of Major and Knapp (previously Sarony and Major). The plates elegantly depict components of armor apparently based on scriptural directive, e.g. the breast plate, the valuable girdle, the "sandals of love and charity," the two-edged sword, the "shield of faith," and of course the "precious helmet." "One of the most elaborate books of its type" - Bennett. BENNETT, p.8. McGRATH, p.123, 144. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 59.

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        The Oberland and its Glaciers Explored and Illustrated with Ice-axe and Camera with 28 [mounted] photographs by Ernest Edwards.

      First edn, Bennett, London, 1866. 4to, xii, 243p. Fldg map and 28 mounted photographs by Ernest Edwards. Inscr, new endpapers, minor light foxing, VG nice copy in original pictorial red cloth gilt. Perret 1884, Neate G13 ' George was one of the leading climbers of his day. Some of his climbs are described in the book which is also prized for its illustrations. Ernest Edwards was considered to be the best of the early Alpine photographers'.

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        Le Courrier de la Mode, Journal des Dames et des Demoiselles. 1866 - 1867

      1866. IMP. MORRIS et Cie. 1866 - 1867. In-4.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 76 livraisons de 8 pages. 70 planches de gravures aquarellées. Lettrines illustrées en noir et blanc. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Titre, années et filets dorés sur demi-chagrin vert.

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        Les Polynésiens et leurs migrations. Première partie : Caractères généraux de la race polynésienne. Seconde partie : Origine et migrations des Polynésiens.

      Paris, Arthus Bertrand, (1866),In-4, 200 pp., IV cartes dépliantes H.T. Cartonnage moderne plein papier, titre doré au dos, couverture conservée.(quelques piqures sur les trois premiers feuillets, deux cartes tachées dans la marge). Édition originale. O'Reilly & Reitman 4523 : Quatrefages (1810-1892), naturaliste français, fut nommé en 1855 à la chaire d'anatomie et d'ethnologie du Museum d'histoire naturelle de Paris, qu'il occupa avec éclat. A une époque historique et qui ne remonte guère plus haut que l'ère chrétienne, par voie de migration volontaire ou de dissémination involontaire, les premiers Polynésiens, venant des archipels orientaux de l'Asie, sont arrivés à Samoa et Tonga. De là, ils sont passés dans les lieux de leur habitat actuel à des époques différentes...." Très important ouvrage pionnier dans l'analyse et la pensée ethnographique, Quatrefages fut le premier à émettre et affirmer l'hypothèse de l'origine des peuples Polynésiens, ceux-ci auraient pour origine une migration venue d'Asie et non l'Amérique du Sud, comme l'affirmaient, jusqu'à peu, nombre de scientifiques. Cette hypothèse fut confirmée dans la seconde partie du XXe siècle, entre autres, par l'étude de la botanique et la linguistique dans les ilôts polynésiens. Il est démontré que ces populations sont d'origine du Sud-Est asiatique, de la région de Taïwan.

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        Specimens de la Décoration et de l'Ornamentation aux XIXe Siècle par (Michael J.N.) Liénard. 3 Teile in 3 Bänden

      Lüttich u. Leipzig, Claesen 1866 - Fol., Titel und lith. Tit.,m 4 Seiten u. 126 (statt 125) lith. Tafeln – in 3 Teile gegliedert, mit Gesamtregister., 3 Hldr.-Bände der Zeit, Einbände berieben, stockfleckig. nicht bei Schneider-Henn, Ornament; dort verzeichnet ein 1880 posthum erschienenes „Portefeuille de Liénard“: „Die Steindrucktafeln erfassen nmeist mehrere Motive und vertreten in ihrer Gesamtheit eine ideelle Weltausstellung“ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        The Cyclopaedian, or Atlas of General Maps

      London: Edward Stanford 1866 - Large format HB atlas in original dark brown cloth boards with recent quality brown leather spine with gilt titles to front and spine. Original marbled end paper, marbled page edges with neat previous owner name 'G. B. Brown July 1868'. Contents page, 39 double pages of coloured maps and 77pp index. Maps engraved by J & C Walker. All maps present and good. Very minor use only. Overall a bright, tight and clean copy. (23 x 37cm)

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        Chor. Kong Oscar sendte fra sin Hal ... opfört paa Christiania Theater d. 4. juli 1844

      1866?. Håndskrevne noter og tekst på notelinjeark. 1 s. brettet. Anledningen var atdet var kongens fødselsdag, og at det var den første festen etter han var blitt konge og hadde sanksjonert flaggloven.

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        L'anno scientifico e industriale o esposizione annuale dei lavori scientifici, delle invenzioni e delle principali applicazioni della scienza, all'industria ed alle arti, che eccitarono la pubblica attenzione in Francia ed all'estero di Luigi Fi- guier, laureato nelle scienze, dottore di medicina, aggregato di chimica alla scuola di farmacia di Parigi, redattore del bollettino scientifico del Giornale La Presse. Vol. unico

      Stab. naz. di Giuseppe Grimaldo, 1866. In 16, pp. da 500 a 1500 con tavv. f. t. ed ill. M. pl. coeva (l'annata 1866 e' in br. ed.) Disponiamo dei seguenti anni: 1866 - 1867 - 1871 - 1872 - 1876 - 1877 - 1878 - 1879 - 1880 - 1881 - 1882 - 1883 - 1884 - 1885 - 1886 - 1887 - 1888 - 1889 - 1893 - 1895 - 1896 - 1897 - 1898 - 1899 - 1904. Raccolta annuale di scoperte scientifiche e tecniche nei piu' svariati campi: biologia, medicina, storia naturale, ingegneria, fisica, chimica, agraria ecc. A dirigere le varie sezioni dell'annuario furono scienziati come: Righi, Amaduzzi, Monti, Celoria, Schiaparelli, Issel, Figuier. Interessanti i necrologi degli scienziati morti nell'anno, dei quali sono riportate le biografie. ITA

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        Grand Dictionnaire Universel Du Dix-Neuvième Siecle

      Edition Du Grand Dictionnaire Universel -Rue Montparnasse -Paris - 15 Volumes +1 volume de supplément édites de 1866 à 1878 - Volumes grand in quarto ,reliure de l'éditeur ,dos cuir à nerfs et caissons -Usure du temps mais état satisfaisant pour ce considérable ouvrage -Bon exemplaire de travail .

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        LS ("G. Card. Pecci Vesc. di Perugia"). Perugia, 5. III. 1866.

      1866. Large 4to. 1p. on double leaf. With autograph address. To Stanislao Sterbini in Rome. - Slight edge damage; small clipped section due to broken seal (not touching text).

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        Hans Brinker; or, The Silver Skates. A Story of Life in Holland.

      New York: James O'Kane, 1866 - Octavo. Original blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt publisher's initials to front board, blind rule boarder to covers, yellow endpapers. Occasional spotting to pages, bookplate to front paste down, page 129 with small paper repair, mild bumping to ends of spine and corners, modest wear to extremities, a very good copy. Four full page illustrations by F. O. C. Darley and Thomas Nast. First edition, first printing. A story set in the Netherlands of a young boy who is hopeful of winning the big ice skating race held annually. The story introduced Americans to the sport of speed skating and to this day Hans Brinker is considered to be the prototypical speed skater. This story also popularised the folk tale of the little Dutch boy who plugged a dike with his finger. Blanck, Peter Parley to Penrod, p.25 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Relaçao de uma viagem a Venezuela, Nova Granada e Equador. Pelo Conselheiro [Miguel Maria] Lisboa.

      Bruxellas, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven e Cia, Editores, 1866 - -15 x 22,5 cm.- , 1 mapa + 393 págs. + 12 mapas, algunos despleg. + 17 láminas + 7 páginas de partituras musicales de la canción nacional "El 20 de julio". Enc. en holandesa de época, lomo de piel con dorados. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed, January 23, 1866 to Mr. Hachett about a missing agreement

      [Freshwater, Isle of Wight]: by the author, Jan. 23, 1866. original. Matted. Very Good +. matted engraving of the poet. Original Autograph Letter Signed as "A. Tennyson" (1809-1892) on personal stationery with embossed lettering (upper right), penned in brown ink, in which the Poet Laureat replies to Mr. Hackett that he has mislaid a [book contract (?)] but accepts as valid the copy that his correspondent has provided. Matted original ALS with a fine engraving of Tennyson, with a copy of the signature by the poet on verso, and a printed label identifying the poet, his famous work "The Charge of the Light Brigade," & information about his son Hallam.With embossed lettering (upper right) of "Freshwater" [?]--his mansion on the Isle of Wight--and writing that he has loosely penned in brown ink. Scarce: A reluctant correspondent, Tennyson hated the writing of letters. Futhermore, his most important correspondence with Arthur Hallam was destroyed. This letter appears to have been written to a publisher--possibly relating to his recent work Enoch Arden and Other Poems (1862/1864). In April, 1862, near the time Enoch Arden had been published, the Laureate met widowed Queen Victoria. She thus described him in her diary, "very peculiar looking, tall, dark, with a fine head, long black flowing hair & a beard, — oddly dressed, but there is no affectation about him."In Tennyson's tragic poem Enoch Arden written in 1862 and soon republished in 1864, Enoch Arden, the protagonist was a fisherman who had lost his job due to an accident. When his old captain offered him his old job as a merchant sailor, Enoch manfully left his wife and children to earn a living that would better support them. Tragically, however, Enoch became shipwrecked on a desert island like Robinson Crusoe After his two companions die, he became isolated for more than a decade. Eventually, he managed to return to his wife but found that she--believing him dead--had happily remarried an old mutual friend and rival by whom she had a child. Though his life was now ruined, because Enoch loved his wife too much to ruin hers by reappearing and complicating matters, so he dies broken hearted.Very near the time of this letter in 1866, Tennyson--who had been made Poet Laureate in 1850 through the influence of Prince Albert--had recently turned down a baronetcy offered to him by Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. (He would later accept one from Gladstone.)

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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." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph telegram draft signed. N. p., [12]. IV. 1866.

      1866. Large 8vo. ¾ p. Announing the birth of Princess Victoria: "Victoria Morgens 6 Uhr leicht u. glücklich von einer Tochter entbunden [...]". - Princess Victoria of Prussia was born on 12 April 1866; she was the fifth child of Frederick III and Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. - Includes the names of several addressees. In blue crayon. Slightly dust-soiling and browning to edges. In old collector's folder, mislabelled "Friedrich II".

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

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

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      Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Front flyleaf lacking though brown endpapers are present; contents quite clean. Spine sunned but gilt still bright; minor fraying to spine tips. Very Good. Original purple C cloth, Binding A, no priority given. BAL 20117: only 1546 copies printed. Borst A7.1.a notes 1500 copies printed. Distinguished for its containing, in addition to the title piece, the first book publication of "Civil Disobedience" and "Life Without Principle," Thoreau's two most famous essays, as well as all of his major political writings. "Civil Disobedience" influenced, among others, Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. who cited it as his first intellectual contact with the theory of nonviolent resistance.

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        Feldbriefe. Herausgegeben von Max Mehler. Privatdruck, Aachen 1910. Gr.8°, Leinwandeinband, 3 montierte s-w-Fotos mit Portraits Mehlers, 2 aufklappbare Karten (Druck nach handgezeichneter und colorierter Vorlage), ca. 150 Seiten.

      - Zustand: Buch etwas gewölbt, Gelenke geringst angeplatzt, eine Karte mit Einriss (ca. 3cm), sonst sehr schön. Das Buch war nie im Handel, wurde wahrscheinlich nur in einer sehr kleinen Auflage gedruckt. Der Autor war Teilhaber der Maschinenbau-Frabrik Nolten & Mehler (wohl) in Aachen. Das Vorwort lautet: „Einer Anregung meiner Mutter folgend, habe ich die Briefe Vaters aus den ruhmreichen Feldzügen 1866 und 1870/71 sowie zwei Jugendbriefe aus dem Jahre 1857 drucken lassen, damit jedes der Kinder die Briefe in Händen hat [.]. Aachen, Weihnachten 1910, Max Mehler". Die Quelle ist von sowohl für die Geschichte der Kampfhandlungen und der im Text erwähnten Einheiten, als auch für die Industriegeschichte Aachens von höchster Bedeutung. 27 abgedruckte Briefe schrieb Mehler vom Feldzug 1866 (46 Seiten), 40 Briefe vom Feldzug 1870/71 (100 Seiten). Am Ende sind 2 Jugendbriefe abgedruckt (4 Seiten). Die Briefe erzählen sowohl von den Feldzügen, bringen aber auch Interna der Fabrik Nolten & Mehler. Carl Mehler stammte aus Aachen und machte 1857 sein Examen. Im selben Jahr reiste er zu Verwandten nach Fulda, um die „Bergwissenschaft" zu studieren. In einem Brief 1857 spricht er aber auch davon, Maschinenbau zu studieren und hernach in einer Fabrik in Aachen zu arbeiten. Vom 1.10.1863 bis zum 1.10.1864 diente er beim 2. Rheinischen Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 28 in Aachen. Am 29.10.1864 wurde er zum überzähligen Unteroffizier ernannt. 1866 wurde er bei der Mobilmachung zum 1. Rhein. IR Nr. 25 nach Sonderburg (Schleswig) eingezogen. Die 27 Briefe wurden verfasst in Sonderburg, Harburg, Bollstedt bei Mühlhausen/Thüringen, Mackenzell bei Fulda, Schönau a.d. fränkischen Saale, Kleinostheim bei Aschaffenburg, Wörth am Main, Uettingen bei Würzburg, Zellingen, Lohr, Roßbach, Fulda, Frankfurt, Walluf, Caub bei Bingen, Oberwallmenach und Dahlheim. Die schöne farbige Karte „Übersichtsskizze für die Märsche und Gefechte des I. Rhein. Inf. Regts. No. 25 im Feldzuge 1866" (aufgelappt 52x40cm) zeigt anschaulich den Verlauf des Marsches. Der erste Brief vom Krieg gegen Frankreich datiert auf den 22.7.1870. Mehler dient im 8. Rhein. IR Nr. 70 als Vizefeldwebel der Reserve. Er scheint in der Forma Nolten & Mehler eine leitende Position inne zu haben (wohl als Gründer einen Direktorenposten). Die Firma war wohl im produzierenden Maschinenbaugewerbe tätig (Lokomotiven? Werkzeugmaschinen?). 1870 wird er zum Leutnant der Landwehr ernannt. Bis September 1870 ist sein Regiment als Festungsbesatzung in Saarlouis stationiert, danach geht es nach Frankreich. An der Belagerung von Metz nimmt Mehlers Einheit teil, dann am langen Vormarsch durch Frankreich (über Reims und Amiens bis Rouen, dann St. Quentin – hierzu die aufklappbare Karte, Größe 34x52cm). Der letzte Brief datiert vom 28.2.1871. Die Briefe aus dem Krieg sind überwiegend an seinen Freund und Angestellten (wohl Prokuristen) Johann gerichtet (ca. 1/5 der Texte beziehen sich dabei auf Interna der Firma).

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        L ANDORRE.

      1866. LIBRAIRIE CENTRALE. 1866. In-12.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Intérieur frais. 196 pages. Tampon de bibliothèque. Les vallees et les pasteurs d Andorre, Neutralité des vallées, souveraineté indivise de l eveque d'Urgel et de l'empereur des francais, les princes souverains, la republique, dernier coup d oeil.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Paris, 27. VII. 1866.

      1866. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. "Dear Mr. Bouer [?] / I entreat of you to write to me - send your letter on a Thursday, thro' Lord Bloomfield's 'Bag' under cover to Mr. Beaumont (Somerset), 144 Piccadilly. I count on you. I can tell you little from here, for Paris is quite a second rate actor in this drama leaning mostly on poor Austria's consent to seem obliged to the Emperor N. for something. The French Empire is far more beaten than the Austrian one - but then there is this difference that the 'French Empire' is not France. Pray write to me, and give me news [...] Tell me about all our particular friends". - Die schottischstämmige Rose Stewart hatte den französischen Diplomaten und Schriftsteller Henri Blaze de Bury geheiratet, dessen heute bekanntestes Werk wohl seine Faust-Übersetzung darstellt. Durch ihren Salon zählte die u. a. mit Bismarck gut bekannte Baronne zu den hervorragendsten Persönlichkeiten der Pariser literarischen Szene der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jhs.

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      New York, 1866. 36pp. plus five color lithographs, four with facing explanatory plans. Large quarto. Original salmon cloth, gilt titles on front cover. Moderate staining to rear cover, minor edge wear, spine ends chipped. Small half-moon faint dampstain to bottom edge. A good plus copy. A rare illustrated color plate book illustrating proposed entrances to New York City's Central Park by renowned American architect Richard Morris Hunt. Hunt was the first American to train at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and became an influential teacher of architecture in America, as well as a practicing architect. In addition to public buildings such as the Lenox Library, the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, he designed several mansions for notable families on Fifth Avenue, and also "The Breakers" in Newport, Rhode Island for Cornelius Vanderbilt and "Biltmore" for George Vanderbilt in Asheville, North Carolina. A memorial to Hunt stands in Central Park today at the perimeter wall at Fifth Avenue and 70th Street. The attractive color lithographed plates show various proposed entrances to the southern end of Central Park. The most striking plate, the frontispiece, shows Hunt's design for a terrace at Fifth Avenue and Fifty-Ninth Street, an elaborate echo of the Bethesda Terrace designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, but with a small fountain on each side of each of the fifteen steps on each side of the design, leading down to a larger fountain at the base of the stairs. All of the plates and plans are executed by master lithographer, Julius Bien. In the end, none of Hunt's entrances appear to have been built, possibly due to a feud between Hunt and Olmsted over a proposed gate at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue. The disagreement caused both Olmsted and Vaux to resign their positions with the Central Park project, though they eventually rejoined the effort. An especially rare work in the marketplace, and one that imagines what part of Central Park could have looked like if one of the leading contemporary architects of the day had been included in the design. HITCHCOCK 618. SABIN 33888. GOODSPEED 227:758.

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      New York: Charles Scribner, 1866. First edition. Splits to the joints professionally stabilized, all else fine. First edition. 384p. Every page with a red border and red initials. Bound in an intricate mosaic binding of full navy morocco, a.e.g., the spine densely gilt with central red onlays, the covers in a rather grolieresque style also densely gilt and with onlays in red and tan, red silk flyleaves, the doblures of red morocco with intricate gilt border frames and featuring a central figure of Cupid. Poets include Akenside, Aytoun, Bulwer-Lytton, Burns, Byron, Donne, Coleridge, Keats, Poe, Prior, Shakespeare, Skelton, and many others.

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        Poems and Ballads. [First Series - Third Series.]

      John Camden Hotten; Chatto & Windus; Chatto & Windus 1866 - FIRST EDITIONS, the First Series second issue (but in a first issue binding), 3 vols., 8vo, pp. [ii], vii, [i], 344; [ii], ix, [i], 240, 36 (ads); viii, 181, [3], 32 (ads). Original cloth, the First Series in straight-grained green cloth with boards blocked in blind and spine lettered in gilt, cream endpapers, Second and Third series in dark greenish-blue cloth, front boards bordered in gilt and spines lettered in gilt, floral endpapers, the Third Series almost entirely unopened. First Series somewhat foxed internally, occasional spotting in the other two. Spine ends bumped, a few marks and spots to bindings, small scar to spine of Second Series and a short tear to its lower joint. Bookseller's ticket of Thomas Thorne, Newcastle in First Series. 'Poems and Ballads sparked a controversy which has few rivals in English poetry. Even if he had never published anything else, Swinburne's fame was assured by this small green volume of 344 pages. It was a dazzling collection' while the Second Series is a 'worthy if less controversial successor' (ODNB); the Third Series is less significant, being typical of his later poetry, but it is not often that all three are found together in their first editions. The copy of the First Series is a curious one: the initial printing of 1,000 copies was done for Edward Moxon, but nervousness over the criticism of the book led to the manager withdrawing it and passing the sheets to John Camden Hotten, who supplied a new half-title and title-page with his imprint, as well as a slightly different binding (omitting Moxon's name from the foot of the spine, and his monogram from the blind decoration on the boards). It is known that this process was somewhat sloppy, with copies surviving in various states of cancellation, including in the second issue binding with the original Moxon title-page uncancelled, as well as various states of the corrective cancels in the text that Moxon had been introducing. Hotten later produced a 'concealed' second edition, though this is distinguishable by some typographic chances and by being on different paper. This copy, however, has the distinction of being the first edition in its second, Hotten, issue internally, with the cancel title-page (and all the cancels in the text that Wise notes), but in the original, first-issue, Moxon binding with the EM monogram in the blind decoration on the boards, and 'MOXON' in gilt at the foot of the spine. If Hotten only acquired the sheets, this copy makes no sense; perhaps Moxon also passed to Hotten some cloth cases not yet used for binding? The Second Series was printed in an edition of 2,000 copies, half of them in foolscap, bound to match the First Series, but the other half, as here, in crown 8vo and bound to match most of Swinburne's later works. The Third Series had only one issue, of 1,000 copies, in the Chatto binding matching the Second Series. Wise 26 (and 25), 66, 92. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nécessaire de communiante en écaille de tortue incrustée d'or

      Nécessaire de communiante en écaille de tortue incrustée d'or contenant : .Le Paroissien romain. Tours, Mame, 1866. .Un carnet avec son crayon en ivoire. .Un carnet de bal avec 4 feuilles en ivoire entre 2 plaques en écaille. Bel ensemble typique de l'époque. Le premier plat est à chaque fois incrusté d'un médaillon portant le chiffre MF et d'un encadrement en or. L'encadrement étant formé d'un filet et d'une dentelle sur le paroissien et le carnet ou d'une frise sur le carnet de bal. Le carnet de bal contient toujours un crayon mais qui est très usé et coincé dans son porte-crayon. Reliure pleine écaille, mors en velours, tranches dorées, doublé de moire, fermoir en écaille. Pour le carnet de bal, système pivotant sur lequel est attaché une chaînette. Un coin restauré sur le premier plat du paroissien, plaque arrière du carnet de bal restaurée au niveau de l'attache. Feuilles en ivoire légèrement gondolées avec le temps. Superbe ensemble, devenu rare.

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        The Atlantic Telegraph. Illustrated by Robert Dudley. Dedicated by Special Permission to His Royal Highness Albert Edward Prince of Wales.

      First edition, folio, v, [1, blank], 117, [1, blank],pp., chromolithographed title-page (small unobtrusive blind-stamp at head), 25 coloured lithograph plates all mounted on card as issued within gilt borders, captions and imprints below, some occasional foxing, red half morocco, marbled paper sides, spine tooled in gold.Russell's book is perhaps the most spectacular work on the Atlantic Cable, with lithographs from original drawings made by Robert Dudley on the Great Eastern cable laying voyage. A fine de-luxe copy of this beautifully produced record, culminating in the first voyage using the S.S. 'Great Eastern' in 1865. The present work was issued in two forms: the regular issue with tinted plates and the present de luxe issue on large paper with the plates hand-coloured and mounted.

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        Urkundenbuch für die Geschichte des graeflichen und freiherrlichen Hauses der Voegte von Hunolstein. Band I-III.

      Nürnberg, Jacob Zeiser, 1866-1872;3 vol. in-4 (274 x 215 mm.), Bd. I : (2) ff., IV-376 pp., (1) f., 1 pl. gravure couleurs, Bd. II : (3) ff. dont frontispice litho couleurs, 500 pp., 2 pl. liho, Bd. III : (2) ff., 319 pp., (2) ff. dont 1 planche gravure n/b, 1 fig. dorée in-texte, vol. I-III : fig. n/b in-texte (sceaux), reliure demi-basane à coins moderne, dos à faux-nerfs, vol. I-III : rousseurs éparses sur premiers et dernier feuillets (vol. I, II), rousseurs (vol. III), épidermures vol. II et III. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Toepfer.

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        Le Fond du sac ou Recueil de contes en vers et en prose & de pièces fugitives

      Paris Leclere 1866 In-12 (196 x 124 mm), XLI pp., 172 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Demi-maroquin rouge à coins, double filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure de l'époque). Cette nouvelle édition comprend, en plus des contes de Nogaret, des contes de Théis et de l'abbé Bretin. Elle fut tirée à 400 exemplaires sur papier vergé de Hollande et 30 exemplaires sur papier de Chine. Elle est illustrée d'un frontispice, de portraits de Buffon et de Voltaire, et de 11 vignettes en tête de pages par Duplessis-Bertaux. ‹‹Sur quatre exemplaires (dont 2 sur Chine) que››Vicaire ait ‹‹vus du Fond du sac, un seul, broché, contenait les portraits de Buffon et de Voltaire.›› Cet exemplaire contient bien ces deux portraits qui sont rares. Exceptionnel exemplaire aquarellé. Le frontispice, les deux portraits et 10 vignettes ont été soigneusement aquarellées à l'époque. Bel exemplaire en reliure du temps. Vicaire, Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIXe siècle, II, col. 960.

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        Felix Holt the Radical

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1866. First edition. Three Volumes. 8vo. Original cinnamon blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Half-titles are present, as well as 4-page publisher's advertisements at the end of volume 3. Volumes cocked, scattered soiling, extr. spine slightly rubbed, corners bumped. The pastedowns abraded with rubbing in spots from removed labels. Carter's variant "D" binding.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Köln, 8. X. 1866.

      1866. 4 SS. 8vo. "Sie müssen schon das Loos aller meiner Freunde theilen und sich an große Nachsicht mit mir in Bezug auf Correspondenz gewöhnen. Ich habe schon zwei Briefe erhalten und aus dem letzten mit Freude erfahren, daß Sie tüchtig am Componieren sind und das hat mich eben auch angeregt, den Versuch zu wagen, Ihnen mein Opernbuch zu liefern. Nachdem ich einige Tage lang schwedische Geschichte studiert habe, bin ich bei Gustav Wasa geblieben, habe mein historisches und philologisches Gewissen alsdann beschwichtigt und den Stoff frei behandelt. Ich glaube, die Sache wird sich machen: ich habe im scenischen Entwurf 3 Akte fertig und für den 4ten (und letzten) auch schon das Nöthige in petto. Ich muss aber Gustav zum Tenor machen, denn eine Episode mit einem anderen Tenor, der jedenfalls eine untergeordnete Rolle spielen würde, behagt mir nicht [...]". - Bischoff war Sohn eines Cellisten, studierte in Berlin Philologie und arbeitete nach seiner Teilnahme an den Kriegen von 1813-15 als Lehrer in der Schweiz und in Berlin. 1823-49 war er Direktor des Gymnasiums in Wesel und beschäftigte sich mit Musiktheorie. 1849 siedelte er nach Köln über, gründete dort die "(Nieder-)Rheinische Musikzeitung" und schrieb für die "Kölnische Zeitung". Neben zahlreichen Musikkritiken verfaßte er Militärberichte sowie ein Opernlibretto.

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        "Kleine Leute in großer Zeit. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte von 1866". Eigenh. Manuskript mit Namenszug im Titel. O. O., [1882].

      1866. 20 num. Bll. und ein halbes Bl. Einschub. 4to. Druckvorlage für das 1882 in der "Neuen Freien Presse" erschienene Feuilleton (Nr. 6323+6234 v.4. bzw. 5. IV. 1882), hier als Ausschnitt beiliegend. - Braun gehörte von 1849 bis 1851 der Ständeversammlung und danach bis 1866 der zweiten Kammer des Landtages vom Herzogtum Nassau an. Zwischen 1858 und 1863 war er Präsident des Parlaments. Er war ein führendes Mitglied der Nassauischen Volkspartei. Im Jahr 1862 schloss er sich dem deutschen Nationalverein an. Wichtig war seine Rolle im Volkswirtschaftlichen Kongress, dessen Tagungspräsident er ein Jahr nach der Gründung 1858 bis zur letzten Tagung im Jahre 1880 war. Nach der Annexion Nassaus 1866 gehörte Braun von 1867 bis 1879 dem preußischen Abgeordnetenhaus an. Außerdem war er Mitglied des Norddeutschen Reichstages und von 1871 bis 1887 des Deutschen Reichstages. Er gehörte dort als einer der Führer den Fraktionen der Nationalliberalen Partei an. In der Partei selber saß Braun von 1867 bis 1878 im Vorstand. Die Partei verließ er 1880 wegen der Zustimmung zu Bismarcks Schutzzollpolitik. Er gehörte von da an den Sezessionisten, deren prominenteste Mitglieder Ludwig Bamberger und Eugen Richter waren, an. 1873 übernahm Braun die Herausgabe der Spenerschen Zeitung zu Berlin, die jedoch schon 1874 einging. Darüber hinaus war Braun Direktor des Vereins für Nassauische Altertumskunde und Geschichtsforschung. Außerdem veröffentlichte er volkswirtschaftliche und staatsrechtliche Schriften.

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

      Verlag von Karl Reicheneder Prag, 1866 - 390 S., mit Abbildungen und Tabellen sehr seltenes altes Originalexemplar! ----------------- Theoretisch - praktische Ackerbau-Chemie nach dem heutigen Standpunkt der Wissenschaft und Erfahrung für die Praxis fachlich dargestellt ----------------- Deckel mit sichtbaren Gebrauchsspuren (durch viiel Jahre (Alter!) abgerieben), Papier etwas altersfleckig, ansonsten aber im altersentsprechend guten Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 520 Standardbuchformat, braun-olive Leinwand [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Simonau & Toovey, Bruxelles. 1866. In-Folio Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs. Env. 250 pages. Illustré de nombreuses photo-gravures en noir et blanc sur planches hors texte. Auteur et titre dorés sur le dos. Dos frotté. Forte épidermure de 10/3 cm sur le mors droit. 57 planches photolithographiques (procédé W. Toovey). Avec texte descriptif par W.H.J. Weale. Clichés de J. Maes. Diptyque en ivoire, Saint-Martin de Genoels-Elderen (Limbourg). Plaque en ivoire, Notre-Dame de Tongres (Limbourg). Diptyque en ivoire, Cathédrale Dotre-Dame de Tournai. Reliquaire-Ostensoir, Saint-Martin, Hal. Reliquaire-ostensoir, Sainte-Gertrude, Nivelles. Lutrin-Aigle, Saint-Martin, Hal. Lutrin-Pélican, Saint-Martin, Hal. Chandelier Pascal, Postel, etc.

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        7 eigenh. Briefe mit U. Wien und Cernobbio, um 1866.

      1866. Zusammen 17½ SS. auf 9 Bll. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten über u. a. die Unzuverlässigkeit von Kurieren "J'ai suivi votre conseil et je me suis adressé à l'Ambassade belge pour vous faire parvenir le libre en question. Mais Mr O'Sullivan m'a fait dire qu'il n'y a plus de couriers et que l'on envoie memes les depeches par la poste - et la voie ordinaire. - J'ai donc envoyé l'exemplaire par la librairie de Mess. Serow, fils et on m'a promit de vous le faire parvenir d'une maniereaccéllerée, desorte que j'espere que ces lignes vous en trouveront déjà en possession de l'objet desiré." Sollte der Adressat seine Artikel rezensieren, bittet Scherzer um ein Exemplar: "Si vous trouverez occasion de faire quelques articles officiels sur le Chapitre " Java " ou " Chine " (Hongkong et Shanghai) ayez la complaisance de m'en envoyer un exemplaire." (18. Dezember). Mitunter fungiert Scherzer als Fürsprecher:"Je vous remercie de votre bonté et vous remet la reponse de Mr Friedländer. Cela n'empêche pas cependant que vous ecriviez des correspondances tant qu'il a quelque chose importante à communiquer. - Le ministre était enchanté de votre article sur Sa brochure et vous en est très reconnaissant." (17. November) Auch verleiht er seiner Sorge um den politischen Zustand

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