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        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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        Ka Moolelo o ka Halawai Makahiki o ka Ahahui, Iune, 1866

      Honolulu: Paiia E Heneli M. Wini, 1866. 8vo, pp. 26, [2]; self-wrappers; some creasing, but generally very good. An Ayer Linguistic duplicate, with a Newberry release stamp on the verso of p. [28]. Annual report of the Hawaiian Evangelical Association for 1866. These reports were issued from 1863 to 1880. OCLC locates 9 runs of varying length. See Forbes 2530: "Reports...are primarily concerned with church matters, rather than containing the broader reporting found in earlier reports. For that reason future reports will not be listed individually in this bibliography. The reports, however, do contain much useful information on the work of native Hawaiian missionaries in Micronesia and the Marquesas."

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        Snow-bound: A Winter Idyl

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First Edition. First state with p. 52 numbered at foot. 12mo (18.5cm.); original purple cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; 52pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece, illustrated title page. Spine a bit faded, crown somewhat pulled, else Very Good and sound. Actor and book collector Jean Hersholt's copy with his signed bookplate to front pastedown. In custom cloth chemise and morocco-backed slipcase, gilt spine in six compartments; Hersholt's library label accomplished in manuscript inside chemise. BAL 21862.

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        Historia General de España. Desde los tiempos más remotos hasta nuestros días. 29 Tomos

      Establecimiento Tipográfico de Mellado, Madrid 1866 - Algunos tomos con cubiertas algo rozadas. Buen estado general. Size: 8º Mayor. 500 Pp. Aprox c/t [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript in Urdu:] Sulasut Jul Kutuub . a treatise on the momentus controversy regarding salvation pending between Christians and Mahommedans: in which the current unfounded traditions of the Mohammedans are refuted

      finished this evening Saturday 25 August 10pm 1866], [Madras - Small 4to, 3 parts in one volume comprising two drafts and a "Printer's copy," foliated 156, 118, 116, including title pages to the last two parts; approx. 9 x 6 1/4 inches. The handwritten text in Urdu in Nastaliq script comprises a "First draft" in pencil, followed by a "Second draft with corrections" in ink, written on blue fine paper. The text is heavily reworked with extensive ink and pencil alterations and crossing outs. In some places new text has been pasted in. Occasionally with some minor marks and tears. Bound in contemporary quarter calf over marbled paper covered boards, recased and rebacked. Bookplate of Hugh Henry Robertson Aikman (William's son). William Aikman (1822 - 1903) was a religious writer and poet who joined the Indian Army in 1840. Among his works are some essays published under the pseudonym "A Soldier of the Cross." This treatise on spiritual salvation was published in Urdu in Madras, 1866 by Willem Robert and this English edition by Aikman was printed by Caleb Foster in Madras 1868. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      James O Kane. Hardcover. New York, 1866. 8vo, publisher's beveled brown cloth stamped in gilt. A very good copy of the first edition, apparently bound without the advertisements, well preserved in its original binding with a few flaws: bottom of spine repaired and frayed, slightly shaken, some scattered normal foxing, bookplate on front endpaper. Remains in very good condition, bright and attractive. A cornerstone in nineteenth century American children's books. BAL 4753. . Very Good. 1866. First Edition.

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        Aperçu historique sur les Embouchures du Rhône. Travaux anciens et modernes, Fosses Mariennes - Canal du Bas-Rhône suivi de : Nouvelles Observations sur les Fosses Mariennes et le Canal du Bas-Rhône, réponse aux objections - Embouchures du Danube et Projet de Canalisation maritime (2 textes reliés ensemble).

      Paris, Imprimerie Générale de Ch. Lahurie, 1866-1870, 1 volume de 250x320 mm environ, 133-109 pages, demi chagrin vert sapin, dos lisse portant titres et filets horizontaux dorés. Ex-libris sur la première garde de couleurs. Coins et coupes émoussés, rousseurs, petites déchirures sans manque sur certaines cartes dépliantes, sinon bon état. Ernest Desjardins, ou Antoine Émile Ernest Desjardins (nom détat civil), né le 30 septembre 1823 à Noisy-sur-Oise (ancien département de la Seine-et-Oise), mort dans le 16e arrondissement de Paris le 22 octobre 1886, est un géographe et historien épigraphiste français.

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        Geschichte der Stadt Lauingen.

      Dillingen, Im Selbstverlage des Verfassers (Druck von C. Kränzle), 1866. - Erstausgabe. - Die beiden Kupfertafeln zeigen das Schloß und die Pfarrkirche. - Mit einem 4-seitigen Subskribenten-Verzeichnis. - Einband min. berieben. Hintere Rückenkante mit Stoßspur. Vorderdeckel m. Nummernschild. Titel gestempelt. Unterschiedlich gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Pfister I, 4021; Lentner 8745 („Nicht im Handel u. sehr selten"). ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit einem gefalt. lithogr. Frontispiz (Ansicht der Stadt Lauingen von M. Schmid), 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln u. 3 gefalt. Tabellen. VIII, 467 (1) S., Späterer Lwd.-Bd. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Monuments anciens du Mexique. Palenqué et autres ruines de l'ancienne civilisation du Mexique.

      Paris Arthus Bertrand 1866 2 volumes in-folio dont un atlas ; demi-veau rouge, dos lisses ornés (reliure à l'imitation du XIXe siècle). Première édition. L'atlas comprend une carte double du Yucatan, et 54 planches lithographiées dont 4 doubles, plusieurs teintées et 2 en couleurs. Ces superbes illustrations, lithographiées sur des dessins d'après nature, sont l'oeuvre de Jean Frédéric Waldeck. Peintre et voyageur, il fut l'un des grands découvreurs du Yucatan. En 1832, il découvrit la cité de Palenque, située dans l'état mexicain du Chiapas, qui fut l'un des centres cérémoniels les plus importants du premier empire maya. Ce site fut classé au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO en 1984. Charles-Etienne Brasseur, prêtre et missionnaire était considéré comme l'un des pionniers de l'archéologie et de l'histoire précolombienne. Il fut l'archéologue officiel de l'expédition française du Mexique en 1864, découvrit plusieurs manuscrits anciens et pensa avoir percé le secret de l'écriture maya. Bel exemplaire. Quelques piqûres dans les marges. Palau, 34537. -- Sabin, 7435.

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        [CHEBYSHEV'S POLYNOMIAL] Two imprints on functions: 1. O funktsiyakh, naimenee uklonyaushchikhsya ot nulya [i.e. On the Functions with the Smallest Deviation from Zero]. 2. O razlozhenii funktsiy v ryady pri pomoshchi nepreryvnykh drobey [i.e. On Functions Decomposition Using Continuous Fractions]

      St. Petersburg: Academy of Science, 1866. 1. O funktsiyakh, naimenee uklonyaushchikhsya ot nulya [i.e. On the Functions with the Smallest Deviation from Zero]. St. Petersburg: Academy of Science, 1873. 32 pp. 25x16 cm. 2. O razlozhenii funktsiy v ryady pri pomoshchi nepreryvnykh drobey [i.e. On Functions Decomposition Using Continuous Fractions]. St. Petersburg: Academy of Science, 1866. 26 pp. 25x16 cm. No wrappers as issued. Uncut. Near fine. Two rare imprints of Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev's (1821-1894) important contributions to the theory of approximation of functions. In both works Chebyshev wrote about phenomenon now known as Chebyshev polynomials (a sequence of orthogonal polynomials which can be defined recursively), their qualities and features. Chebyshev polynomial is a polynomial with the largest possible leading coefficient, but subject to the condition that their absolute value on the interval [-1,1] is bounded by 1. Chebyshev polynomials are important in approximation theory because the roots of the Chebyshev polynomials, which are also called Chebyshev nodes, are used as nodes in the optimal polynomial interpolation of an arbitrary function. This discovery of Chebyshev lies in the fundament of the modern theory of approximation. Imprint 'O funktsiyah' is important because in it Chebyshov presents the polynomial in the form it's known now. Chebyshev was called by Russian historians 'the mathematician equally great to Lobachevsky' and best known for his theory of the distribution of the Prime numbers, works on probability theory, the theory of approximation of functions and applied mechanics. He managed to find some fundamental results in these fields - there are function, polynomial, inequality, equation and several theorems named after him.

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        L'Amour des livres.

      Paris, J. Miard (imprimerie Bonaventure et Ducessois), 1866 ; in-12, maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs décoré et doré, plats décorés «à la Duseuil» enrichi de courbes et fleurons, cartouche central avec entrelacs et petits fers courbes, dans un triple encadrement de filets dorés, double filet sur les coupes, large dentelle d'intérieur, tranches dorées (Cuzin) ; (4), 61 pp. , (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer ; titre en rouge et noir. Edition originale rare de ce petit bijou de bibliophilie qui fut, dès sa sortie, recherché des amateurs. Exemplaire en parfait état, dans une reliure d'une rare élégance.

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        L'Amour des Livres.

      P., J. Miard, 1866, 1 vol. in-12 (170 x 106) relié plein maroquin rouge, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de filets dorés en pointillé, caissons richement ornés de fleurons dorés, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, riche dentelle intérieure (HARDY-MENNIL), de (2) ff. (faux-titre avec justificatif de tirage au verso et titre) - 61 pp. - (1) f. (achevé d'imprimer). Petite tache noire au plat supérieur, parfait exemplaire richement relié par Hardy-Mennil par ailleurs. Edition originale tirée à 204 exemplaires, 1 des 200 sur vergé. Exemplaire de l'auteur avec son ex-libris sur papier orangé collé en garde et une mention imprimée sur papier vergé " Madame Jules Janin " reliée en début d'ouvrage. Réf. Biblio. : Vicaire IV-556.

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        Géologie et paléontologie

      F. Savy, Paris 1866 - In-8° broché, couvertures vertes imprimées originales, (4), XVI, 776pp., tableau. Tableau de la formation triasique. PREMIERE EDITION de cet ouvrage divisé en deux parties: histoire comparée et science moderne. Il s'agit en fait de la suite et de la fin de l'"Histoire des progrès de la géologie", publiée de 1847 à 1860, en 8 tomes. Cette histoire, dressée à la demande de la Société géologique de France, constitue l'oeuvre majeure de l'auteur. Etienne Adolphe Desmier de Saint-Simon, vicomte d'Archiac (1802-1868), l'un des grands géologues et paléontologues français du XIXe siècle, enseigna la paléontologie au Muséum en remplacement de d'Orbigny. Exemplaire à grandes marges non massicotées. Dos légèrement strié - mais sans manques - comme c'est l'usage pour ces très forts volumes. Extrêmement rare en couvertures d'origines (original wrappers) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les travailleurs de la mer

      Librairie internationale Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie, 1866. - Librairie internationale Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie, Paris & Bruxelles & Leipzig & Livourne 1866, 15x23cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Edition senza formulazione di edizione. Leganti mezzo dispiacere ciliegia, torna con quattro nervi decorate con dorate scatole triple impreziosite da motivi decorativi e ornamenti d'oro, piccolo manca un berretto alto, cornici fredde reti sui piatti di cartone rosso, contreplats carta guardie e per carro armato, alcuni angoli utilizzati non gravi, attacchi romantici del tempo. Provenienza: Library of Leo Sposato Isle con il suo ex libris inciso incollato su contreplats. Rossori rare senza gravità. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sans mention d'édition. Reliures en demi chagrin cerise, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de triples caissons dorés agrémentés de motifs décoratifs et de fleurons dorés, petits manques sur une coiffe supérieure, encadrements de filets à froid sur les plats de cartonnage rouge, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, quelques coins émoussés sans gravité, reliures romantiques de l'époque. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Léon Marié de l'Isle avec ses ex-libris gravés encollés sur les contreplats. Rares rousseurs sans gravité.

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        The story of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, from its commencement under Bishop MacKenzie, to its withdrawal from the Zambesi.

      London Saunders Ottley 1866 - First edition. 8vo., xii, 493pp., 22 pages of ads dated 1866 at end, 2 maps, 8 plates, illustrations in text, original green blindstamped cloth gilt, gilt roundel to uppper cover, lightly soiled, neatly recased. Scarce. Although a missionary work, the book is full of valuable topographical information as well as containing interesting data on natural history, and the peoples of the region. The Universities' Mission to Central Africa (c.1857 - 1965) was a missionary society established by members of the Anglican Church within the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, and Dublin. It was firmly in the Anglo-Catholic tradition of the Church, and the first to devolve authority to a bishop in the field rather than to a home committee. Founded in response to a plea by David Livingstone, the society had two major goals: to establish a mission presence in Central Africa, and to actively oppose the slave trade. To advance these goals, it sought to send a mission led by a bishop into Central Africa; Charles Mackenzie was duly consecrated in 1860 and led an expedition in 1861 up the Zambezi into the Shire Highlands. This first expedition was more or less disastrous. The area chosen as a base, near Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi), proved highly malarial; Bishop Mackenzie died there of the disease on 31 January 1862, along with many local people and three others among the tiny missionary party. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Treaty between the United States of America and the O'Gallala band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Concluded October 28, 1865. Ratification advised, with amendment, March 5, 1866. Proclaimed March 17, 1866.

      Printed version of the treaty between the United States government and the Oglala Lakota signed in print by Newton Edmunds (governor of the Dakota Territory), Edward B. Taylor (superintendent of Indian affairs for the northern superintendency), Gen. H.H. Sibley, Tan-tan-ka-has-ka (Chief Long Bull), Ma-lo-wa-ta-khe (The Charging Bear), Pa-ha-to-ne-je (The Man that Stands on a Hill), and others at Fort Sully, Dakota Territory, on 28 October 1865.The treaty states that the United States will pay each family thirty dollars annually for twenty years for their decisions to "withdraw from the route overland already established," ceasing all warfare with other groups, and to settle future disputes by using the president as an arbitrator. The government promises that it will provide protection from "annoyance or molestation on the part of whites or Indians" should members of the group settle permanently to engage in agricultural pursuits, and offers further incentives for their doing so. It was ratified 5 March 1866 and later proclaimed by President Johnson on March 17.

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        «Poèmes Saturniens»

      Éditions Alphonse Lemerre 1866. In-12 (12,5x18,5cm), reliure plein maroquin Lavallière, dos janséniste à 5 nerfs, titre or, tranches dorées, sur témoins, dos et couvertures conservés, étui bordé.(Hélène ALIX relieure.)Édition originale du premier livre de Paul VERLAINE où le poète révèle en dépit d'une «profession de foi parnassienne, des tendances tout à fait personnelles : sensibilité, inquiétude, sensualité, musicalité suggestive.» (Réf. Lagarde et Michard, Carteret 413). Exemplaire en parfait état, dans une reliure irréprochable.

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        THE BOOK OF NONSENSE. Hand coloured copy.

      London, Frederick Warne and Co., New York, Scribner & Co., circa 1866. SEVENTEENTH EDITION (stated on title page) circa 1866 (date on dedication page, no later titles on lower cover) small oblong 4to, 135 x 208 mm (page size), 5 5/16 x 8¼ inches, red pebbled cloth spine (unlettered), yellow boards with red ruled border, title and author on upper cover black on red banner, colour printed illustration repeating title showing a jolly man presenting the Book of Nonsense to 7 excited children, publisher's adverts to lower cover, pages: (2), 1 - 111, (2). Reprint of the enlarged 3rd edition (1861 with 43 additional drawings) published by Routledge, Warne and Routledge, engraved by the Dalziel brothers and printed at the Camden Press. HAND COLOURED TITLE PAGE AND 112 HAND COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS with limerick beneath. Expertly recased retaining original spine and endpapers, spine slightly worn and rubbed, neatly strengthened at head and tail, corners and board edges slightly worn, a few light scratches and tiny scrapes to covers, 5 handwritten limericks and a couple of small drawings in ink on front pastedown and front endpaper with a couple of ink smudges, looks 19th century, 3 word inscriptioin in pale ink on Dedication page, small repair on reverse of title page to lower inner margin, a couple of tiny smudges on page 22, pinhole to lower margin of 2 pages, tiny tip of 1 lower and 1 upper corner missing (margin only), 1 plate has slight loss to inner margin and is reinserted on a tab, 1 tiny chip to lower inner edge of page 106, very occasional pale fingermark and a few tiny pale spots. Generally very clean and bright. A very good copy of a scarce HAND COLOURED copy. Hand coloured copies are exceptionally scarce. Routledge, Warne and Routledge published the 16th edition circa 1865 of which some copies were certainly hand coloured. Warne set up on his own on 1st of July 1865 and this 17th edition must have been one of the earliest editions published by him. The edition is not stated on the cover but the price is: '3/6 or with the Plates fully Coloured Price 6s.". Osborne I,69 - 70; Vivien Noakes page 169, No. 76. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Harper's Pictorial History of the Great Rebellion First & Second Part - 2 Volumes Complete

      Harper & Brothers, New York, 1866-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. Folios, 42 x 30 cm. Hardcover. Bound in publisher's cloth. Very good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Small gift inscription on fep. [ii], 380; iv, 381-836 pp. 313 ills, 67 maps & plans, 113 portraits. Profusely illustrated account of the American Civil War 1866-1868. Numerous engraved portraits and illustrations, and full-page and inset maps (most notably a four-panel fold-out color map of the Southern states), throughout text. Sabin 29113. CONTENTS: Introduction; Fort Sumter; Uprising of the North; The War For the Union - 1. The Union and the Confederacy; II. Eastern and Western Virginia and Missouri; III. The Battle of Bull Run; IV. The Army of the Potomac - Ball's Bluff; V. Kentucky and Missouri; VI. Naval Operations; VII. The Policy of the Federal Government; VIII. The Federal Government and Slavery; IX. Policy of the Confederate Government; X. Eastern Kentucky - Middle Creek and Mill Spring; XI. Forts Henry and Donelson; XII. Roanoke and Newbern; XIII. The Virginia and the Monitor; XIV. The Capture of New Orleans; XV. Butler's Administration at New Orleans; XVI. The Trans-Mississippi Campaign of 1862; XVII. Kentucky, Tennessee and Northern Mississippi; XVIII. The Peninsular Campaign - I. From the Potomac to the Chickahominy; XIX. The Peninsular Campaign - II. On the Shenandoah and the Chickahominy; XX. The Peninsular Campaign - III. From the Chickahominy to the James; XXI. The Peninsular Campaign - IV. The Withdrawal from the Peninsula. Vol. 2 CONTENTS: XXII. Pope's Campaign in Virginia; XXIII. The Invasion of Maryland - Antietam; XXIV. Burnside's Campaign - Fredericksburg; XXV. Naval and Coast Operations; XXVI. The War on the Mississippi; XXVII. (cont.) The War on the Mississippi; XXVIII. Hooker in Command - Chancellorsville; XXIX. The Invasion of Pennsylvania - Gettysburg; XXX., Meade's Campaign i... This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        The new and heretofore unfigured species of the birds of North America.

      For the Author New York -1869 1866 - Two volumes in 1, large folio (60 x 47 cm). 73 fine hand-coloured lithographs after Elliot, Wolf, and Sheppard, including an additional plate, Parus Occidentalis, also after Elliot, bound in introduction, 21 India proof engravings by Linton after Sheppard mounted in text, occasional light browning to text, one plate with 2 small marginal tears, modern green half morocco gilt, top edge gilt. The finest ornithological work published in the United States, by the finest bird artist in America after Audubon - The Bradley-Martin copy of the first edition, limited to 200 copies only. Only 71 names appear on the original subscribers list. Nearly all the species are illustrated life-size. The work is dedicated to the Alexander Wilson, "pioneer of American ornithologists", and the preface additionally pays homage to Audubon. The book was intended as a sort of supplement to Audubon's and Wilson's works, as it shows birds which are not included in their works. Amongst the many fine illustrations, mention should be made of Wolf's depiction of the falco islandicus which has become an icon of ornithological illustration. The additional plate, though mentioned in the list of plates, is not assigned a plate number and is instead given the note: See Introduction. Although this plate has been recorded in other copies, none of the cited bibliographies call for, or mention, it. With celebrated provenance: H. Bradley Martin was a notable collector of books in the mid-twentieth century, and his collection was particularly renowned for its fine bird books which included a complete first edition double-elephant folio Audubon Birds. Ayer/Zimmer p205; Anker 129; Fine Bird Books p74; Nissen IVB 294; Reese 44. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Travailleurs (Les) de la mer.

      Paris, Librairie Internationale, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie (imprimerie de Victor Goupy), 1866 ; trois tomes in-8 ; bradel demi-percaline beige, dos orné d'un fleuron doré, pièce de titre vert foncé, lieu et date dorés en queue, PLATS ORANGES CONSERVES (reliure de l'époque) ; VIII, 328 ; (4), 327 ; (4), 279 pp. EDITION ORIGINALE sans mention d'édition (Vicaire, IV-336 et Carteret, I-422 la donnent imprimée par J. Claye) parue simultanément avec celle de Bruxelles, les bibliographes n'ayant aucune certitude quant à la priorité de l'une sur l'autre. L'édition de Paris fut divisée en plusieurs mentions fictives d'édition, cet exemplaire n'en porte aucune, ni sur les couvertures oranges conservées ni au titre, il s'agit donc du tirage de tête.Très bel exemplaire avec très peu de rousseurs, juste de légères brunissures à quelques feuillets et des taches ou déchirure sans gravité au deuxième plat de couverture.

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         Une année de voyage dans l'Arabie centrale (1862-1863).

      Paris L. Hachette 1866 2 volumes in-8 de (2) ff., xvj-346-(1) pp. -- (2) ff., 429-(1 bl.)-(1) pp.; demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, tranches dorées (reliure de l'éditeur). Première édition française, traduite de l'anglais par Émile Jonveaux. Elle est illustrée d'un portrait de l'auteur, d'une carte sur double page, et de 4 plans. L'auteur vécut plusieurs années à Damas où il apprit la langue arabe, ce qui lui permit de voyager sous le costume traditionnel et de se présenter comme médecin de Syrie. Il fut l'un des premiers voyageurs à visiter l'intérieur de la péninsule arabique, la traversant en diagonale depuis la pointe de la mer Morte jusqu'à la côte d'Omân en passant par Bahreïn et le Qatar. Bel exemplaire. Quelques rousseurs à deux planches. Gay, 3696. -- Hage Chahine, 3528.

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        Stammbuch des blühenden und abgestorbenen Adels in Deutschland, herausgegeben von einigen deutschen Edelleuten. 4 in 2 Bänden.

      Regensburg, Georg Joseph Manz, 1860-1866. - Erstausgabe. - Einbände etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Name auf den Vorsatzblättern. Durchg. stockfleckig u. etw. gebräunt. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 4°. Mit 4 illustr. Titelbll. in Rot u. Schwarz. Zus. ca. 1500 S., Blindgepr. HLwd.-Bde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le nouveau Parnasse satyrique du dix-neuvième siècle, suivi d'un Appendice au Parnasse satyrique

      Poulet-Mallassis Inconnu 1866 EDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES EXTRÊMEMENT RARES EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER DE CHINE. Le nom de l'éditeur sur la page de titre porte cette mention : Eleutheropolis, aux devantures des libraires Ailleurs dans leurs arrière-boutiques. In-12 (184 x 118 mm.). Frontispice gravé sur Chine par Félicien Rops. Double-épreuve en noir et bistre. Reliure de l'époque, demi-basane verte. Titre doré, non-rogné. Couvertures muettes d'origine, de papier vert à doublure cirée (dos passé, quelques frottements). Poulet-Malassis, qui réalisa l'édition pour l'éditeur Jules Gay se plaignit plus tard de n'avoir jamais reçu d'exemplaire du tirage sur Chine. Provenance prestigieuse, ex-libris Gerard Nordmann. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        L'Enfer de Joseph Prudhomme (Henry Monnier) c'est à savoir la Grisette et l'Etudiant Deux Gougnottes Dialogues agrémentés d'une figure infâme et d'un autographe accablant.

      Paris à la sixième Chambre Poulet-Malassis, Bruxelles 1866 In-12 de (4)-63-(2) pp. 1 f.bl., 1 frontispice et 1 fac similé, demi-maroquin vert à coins, dos orné à nerfs, sur les plats pinces à froid, filets et roulettes dorés, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Première édition sous ce titre qui réunit deux pièces publiées séparément en 1864 pour le Théâtre érotique de la rue de la Santé fondé à Paris deux ans plus tôt dont Henry Monnier fut un collaborateur et Poulet-Malassis l'éditeur à Bruxelles. L'Enfer de Joseph Prudhomme fut condamné à la destruction par jugement du tribunal correctionnel de Lille le 6 mai 1868. Eau-forte de Félicien Rops en frontispice non signée, tirée sur papier de Chine - qui illustrait déjà la première édition de Deux Gougnottes. Titre imprimé en noir et rouge. Le fac simile d'écriture relié en tête reproduit le début du manuscrit original de la Grisette et l'Etudiant ; au bas du titre de départ de La Grisette et l'Etudiant, pièce en un acte, une note dit : « Cette petite comédie a été jouée en 1862, par l'auteur lui-même, sur un théâtre de société - Voir le livre intitulé : Théâtre érotique de la rue de la Santé ; son histoire, 1866. » Une autre note figure au bas du titre particulier de Deux Gougnottes. Elle précise que « ce dialogue a été copié en 1865, sur le manuscrit autographe appartenant alors à M. Nadar, également illustre comme littérateur, photographe et aéronaute. » Bel exemplaire. Un des quelques exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, de la bibliothèque d'Adolphe Bordes avec son ex-libris et sa devise Ou bon ou beau ou caractéristique. Champfleury, 314 ; Vicaire, V, 1021 ; Pia, Enfer, 425 ; Dutel, 1481.

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        Géologie et paléontologie.

      Paris F. Savy 1866In-8 - 14x22,5cm. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à 4 nerfs orné de caissons dorés, tranches marbrées en petits peignes dans les mêmes tons que les gardes extérieures et intérieures. 2ff, XVI, 776pp.Un tableau dépliant dans la forme triasique. Edition originale de cet ouvrage divisé en deux parties : histoire comparée et science moderne. Il s'agit en faire de la suite et de la fin de L'Histoire des progrès de la géologie, publiée de 1847 à 1860, en 8 tomes. Cette histoire, dressée à la demande de la Société géologique de France, constitue l'oeuvre majeure de l'auteur. Etienne Adolphe Desmier de Saint-Simon, vicomte d'Archiac (1802-1868), l'un des grands géologues et paléontologues français du XIXe siècle, enseigna la paléontologie au Muséum en remplacement d'Orbugny. Coins légèrement émoussés, petites traces de frottements sur le dos avec quelques infimes manques de dorure, rousseurs éparses sans grande conséquence, mais il s'agit d'un rare et bel exemplaire, agréablement relié, de cet ouvrage de référence. Les frais postaux affichés sont ceux pour la France uniquement. Merci de contacter directement la librairie à j.clauzade@sfr.fr ou au +33618710367 pour connaître les tarifs d'expédition si vous résidez à l'étranger. Merci // The shipping fees indicated are only for France. However we ship worldwide and If you wish to know the shipping fees to your location please contact us at j.clauzade@sfr.fr or at +33618710367. Thank you.

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        La Sainte Bible (Deux tomes)

      1866, Tours, édition original. Alfred Mame et fils, éditeurs. Ouvrage exceptionnel! Juste incroyable! Comme neuf! Sans aucune tâches. Restaurée. Avec de magnifiques dessins de Gustave Doré! Quelques traces d'usure sur la couverture. Traduction nouvelle selon la vulgate. Approuvée par l'archevêque de Tours.

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        Les Collections Célèbres d'Oeuvres d'Art. Dessinées et Gravées d'après les originaux.

      Goupil & Cie, Editeurs Paris 1866 2 volumes in-folio ( 450 X 335 mm ), plein maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné de riches caissons et fleurons dorés, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, têtes dorées, dentelle intérieure dorée ( Reliures de l'époque signées de PETIT Successeur de SIMIER ). 101 planches hors-texte ( une planche est non numérotée après la planche 27 ) avec 2 pages pour chacune de textes historiques et descriptifs par F. de Saulcy, A. de Longpérier, A. W. Franks, E. de Beaumont, M. de Vogué, A. Sauzay, P. Mantz, E. Chesneau, H. Cole, J. de Witte, A. Firmin Didot, etc...Très minimes usures à la reliure, imposant et bel exemplaire, très pur en plein maroquin de l'époque, enrichi d'un envoi autographer de l'auteur au peintre Edouard DE BEAUMONT, signataire de l'une des notices de l'ouvrage. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Traité complet de l'anatomie de l'homme, comprenant l'anatomie chirurgicale et la médecine opératoire. Par les docteurs Bourgery et Claude Bernard, et le professeur-dessinateur-anatomiste N.H. Jacob. Edition avec planches et textes supplémentaires.

      Paris: L. Guérin, 1866-71. Seconde édition, 8 tomes reliés en 9 volumes grand in-folio; T. I: Appareil de relation - Organes de la locomotion - Ostéologie - Syndesmologie: [2f.], 191p., [2f.], 59 planches précédées d'un feuillet de légende (certaines légendes regroupées). T. II: Appareil de locomotion - Myologie - Aponévrologie: [2f.], ii, 141p., [2f. titre], 100 planches. T. III: Appareil de relation - Névrologie: [2f.], 341p. , [2f.], 115 planches dont 11 dépliantes. T. IV: Appareil de nutrition - Angéiologie: 162p., 98 planches. T V: Appareil de nutrition - Splanchnologie: [2f.], 342p., [2f.], 96 planches dont 1 dépliante. T. VI: Anatomie chirurgicale et médecine opératoire: [2f.], 280p., [2f.], 93 planches. T. VII: Anatomie chirurgicale deuxième partie: [2f.], 356p., lii (Supplément), [1f. table], [2f.], 98 planches. T. VII bis: Supplément par le docteur Duchaussoy (publié en 1871): [3ff. titres], 108 p., 24 planches. T.VIII: Embryogénie: [2f.], viii, 335p., [2 f.], 67 planches. Soit au total un frontispice et 750 planches lithographiées en couleurs, dont 12 dépliantes. Reliure d'époque en demi-maroquin rouge à coins, plats et gardes marbrés, dos à cinq nerfs, tranche supérieure dorée. Quelques coins frottés, petit accroc au papier du plat supérieur du tome VIII, mais un bel exemplaire, les spectaculaires planches en excellent état de fraîcheur. Bel exemplaire de la seconde édition de cet ouvrage monumental, magnifiquement illustré par la chromolithographie, et chef d'œuvre de l'anatomiste Jean-Baptiste Bourgery (1797-1849) et de Nicolas Henri Jacob (1781-1871), qui fut élève de David et professeur à l'Ecole vétérinaire de Maison Alfort. Certaines des préparations et dissections à partir du T.III sont attribuées à Claude Bernard. Ce monumental traité, l'un des ouvrages les plus remarquables de toute l'histoire de l'anatomie, est augmenté dans cette seconde édition d'un supplément par le docteur Duchaussoy concernant essentiellement les opérations des organes génitaux de la femme et de l'homme. Les impressionnantes gravures - en particulier pour la médecine opératoire, natures sensibles s'abstenir - sont remarquables aussi bien par la perfection de leur détail que par leur qualité artistique. Brunet I,1179.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Alfred de Musset -

      Charpentier 1866 -, Paris - 10 tomes. In-4. Reliure plein maroquin bleu nuit. Dos à nerfs richement ornés. Plats avec encadrement doré à la Du Seuil. Toutes tranches dorées. Double filet dorés sur les coupes. Large dentelle intérieure dorée. Reliure signée POUGET. L'illustration de compose d'un portrait en frontispice, de 28 figures hors-texte par BIDA sous serpentes légendées ainsi que d'un fac-similé d'une lettre. Sublime ensemble. PREMIERE EDITION des oeuvres complètes "dite des amis du poète" imprimée et numérotée sur grand papier de Hollande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'enfer de Joseph Prudhomme (Henry Monnier). C'est à savoir : La grisette et l'étudiant - Deux grignottes.

      Anonyme 0 - RARE ÉDITION. In-12 (11 x 17 cm.), relié demi-chagrin marron clair à coins, titre et auteur dorés au dos, 63 pages, provenance prestigieuse ( ex-libris de Gerard Nordmann) au 1er contre-plat, tête dorée, imprimé sur papier Vélin, chaque pièce se termine par une aquarelle originale, une illustration noir et blanc hors-texte de Fléicien Rops servant de frontispice à la seconde pièce, sans lieu ni date (circa 1866, Poulet-Malassis - Bruxelles ou Amsterdam), signet. Petites usures et quelqes rares taches . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Skeleton Horseman; Or, the Shadow of Death

      UK: Private. London, 1866. First edition. Penny Dreadful, owner's note stating it's likely the most complete copy in existence. The owner of the book is George Locke, a far wiser expert in these matters than us so I leave it to the buyer to determine the veracity of the claim - if there's ever anyone to compare texts line by line it is George. It is incomplete,missing part 60 (facsimile provided). The print-on-demand copy from the British Library states 502 pages, and Oxford and the BL both hold copies. Condition is good only, some pages heavily worn, some taped in place, some leaves loose, tears and creases etc. Front cover missing, provided in facsimile only. . Good. Hardcover. 1866.

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        Lima. Esquisses Historiques, Statistiques, Administratives, Commerciales et Morales.

      1866. Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot, 1866. 4to. mayor; frontispicio litográfico en tricromía, IX pp., 242 pp., 1 h. Con numerosas ilustraciones entre el texto y 57 bellas láminas litográficas con retratos de limeños ilustres y vistas y monumentos de la ciudad. Encuadernación original en tela estampada. Primera edición, muy rara, de una obra bellísima por su contenido y por sus ilustraciones, realizadas por Lasnier, Anatole, Bocquin, Charpentier y Rivière. La edición inglesa fue publicada también por Didot en el mismo año de 1866. La edición española no sería publicada hasta el año siguiente. # Sabin, 26117. # Colas, 1137. #Lipperheide, 1636.

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        GROUP OF OREGON LAWS, RUNNING FROM 1850 TO 1864].

      Oregon City; Portland. 1851-1866. - Five volumes, detailed below. 20th-century tan cloth, gilt leather labels. Cloth lightly soiled, labels chipped. Library ink stamp on titlepages; additionally, one with contemporary ownership notation, one with an embossed stamp. Light scattered soiling and wear. Good. A substantial run of the laws of the Oregon Territory, primarily printed by Asahel Bush in Oregon City, together with two early volumes of Oregon state laws. The first volume present here is considered the first comprehensive volume of Oregon Territory laws, issued after the second session of the Territorial Legislature. John B. Preston was the Oregon Territory's first surveyor general, arriving in 1851. Oregon became a state in February 1859. 1) STATUTES OF A GENERAL NATURE PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF OREGON. Oregon City: Asahel Bush, 1851. 301pp. 2) THE STATUTES OF OREGON, ENACTED AND CONTINUED IN FORCE BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, AT THE SESSION COMMENCING 5th DECEMBER, 1853. Oregon: Asahel Bush, 1854. [4],592pp. Second leaf torn away at top, affecting caption title. 3) THE STATUTES OF OREGON. ENACTED, AND CONTINUED IN FORCE, BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, AND THE FIFTH AND SIXTH REGULAR SESSIONS THEREOF. Oregon: Asahel Bush, 1855. 653pp. 4) THE CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE AND OTHER GENERAL STATUTES OF OREGON, ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Oregon: Asahel Bush, 1863. 286,127,xx,iv pp. 5) THE ORGANIC AND OTHER GENERAL LAWS OF OREGON TOGETHER WITH THE NATIONAL CONSTITUTION AND OTHER PUBLIC ACTS AND STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES. 1845-1864. Portland: Henry L. Pittock, 1866. 1107pp.

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        FIVE WORKS CONSIST OF: (1) MELZO E GORGONZOLA E LORO DINTORNI STUDI STORICI CON DOCUMENTI E NOTE (2) INAUGURAZIONE A GORGONZOLA DELLA LAPIDE MONUMENTALE PER LA BATTAGLIA VINTA DAI MILANESI CONTRO RE ENZO FIGLIO DI FEDERICO II IMPERATORE NEL 1245 .......

      Milano: Tipografia di Francesco Gareffi, 1866 Book. As New. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. SPECIALLY BOUN,GILTED, DECORATED, AND DEDICATED TO ISMAIL IBN IBRAHIM IBN MUHAMMAD ALI, KHEDIVE (VICE-ROI) OF EGYPT; A S(ON) A(LTESSE) R(OYALE) ISMAIL PASCIA VICERE D'EGITTO RISPETTOSO OMAGGIO DELLE' AUTORE. SPINE LAVISHLY GILTED WITH ROYAL ARMS OF KHEDIVE OF EGYPT. THREE EDGES GILTED, THE FIRST WORK LIMITED TO 500 EX., PRINED IN TIPOGRAFIA DI FRANCESCO GAREFFI, 1866. FRONTIS. OF GIOVANNI GALEAZZO SERBELLONI, presidente del direttorio esecutivo della repubblica cisalpina, fondatore del tempio, dell'ospitale e del sepolcreto di GORGONZOLA. 244 PP, (SECOND WORK) PRINTED IN TIP. FRANCESCO GAREFFI 1868, LIMITED TO 200 EXAMPLES, 30 PP. (THIRD WORK): BIANSCO ED ALTRI COMUNI DELL' AGRO MILANESE STUDII STORICI CON NOTE E DOCUMENTI, PRINTED IN TIP. GIA' BONIOTTI DIRETTO DA F. GAREFFI 1864. FRONTIS. castello di binasco. LIMITED TO 300 EX. 135 PP. (FOURTH WORK): IL DUELLO APPUNTI STORICI E MORALI . PRINTED IN TIP. FRA. GAREFFI, 1865. LIMITED TO 300 EX. 38 PP. (FIFTH WORK): SULLE MONETE DI SARDEGNA PROLUSIONE STORICA E COMMENTO DEL CAVALIERE DAMIANO MUONI ALLE ANALOCHE MEMORIE DEL CAV. AGOSTINO TOXIRI... TIP. DI GAETANO BOZZA, 1865. 13 PP..

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        Planter's Oath

      Gonzales County, Texas, 1866. Unbound. Very good. Partially printed "Planter's Oath" for Gonzales County, Texas. Approximately 8" x 12". Blue paper watermarked with a federal shield and stars. The oath was signed by A. M. Vea (alternately written as A. McVea and A. McVeos) before C. H. Wellborn, the county's Chief Justice. In it Vea swears that 1) his 19 bales of cotton were never the property of the Confederacy, 2) he was unembraced by any of the exceptions of the Presidential proclamation of 29 May 1865, 3) he had already taken the Amnesty Oath, 4) his net worth was less than $20,000, and 5) there was no lien on the cotton for wages due to Freedmen. Light soiling and wear. Expected file folds. Very nice shape overall. Early in the American Civil War, the U. S. Congress passed two "Confiscation Acts" that authorized Union commanders to seize the property of all those participating directly in rebellion. After the war ended and Union forces occupied the entire South, this placed an incredible hardship on Southern civilians whose property, including crops, were seized. So, on 2 May 1865, President Andrew Johnson proclaimed amnesty and the return of property to Southerners who would take an oath of allegiance to the United States. As a result, "military commanders during reconstruction were flooded with claims for the return of real estate, livestock and cotton. Cotton was at the forefront of all claims, having been seized by Federal troops upon occupation and sold at auction by Treasury agents. In Texas, owners filed 'Planters' Oaths" to establish private rather than government ownership of their cotton." (See Parole, Pardon, Pass and Amnesty Documents of the Civil War by Davis and Tremmel). Extremely scarce. As of 2016, none in the trade. No auction records at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub, however a manuscript oath sold on in 2013, and a similar partially printed oath from Alabama was sold as part of a lot of Confederate militaria by Damon Mills Fine Antique Arms, date unknown. No institutional holdings per OCLC.

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        Storegut af ... Prentat hjaa H.E. Larsen. Eiget Forlag. I Commission hjaa Carl Wang.

      Christiania 1866. IV, 134 s. Frynsete og slitt o.o. Sprukket og løs i ryggen. Foromslagets løsnet med et litt nyere navn (1866) øverst. De første og de siste sidenes hjørner med noen små rifter og noen små bretter. For øvrig, med noen bretter. Bruksspor. Sjelden i forlagets hefteomslag.

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        500 premiers certificats nominatifs pour une part d'un millième dans les 10 % attribués sur les produits nets annuels aux membres fondateurs de l'entreprise.

      1866. Compagie Universelle. 1866 ?. In-4.Carré. Relié. Bon état. Couv. défraîchie. Mors fendus. Intérieur frais. 500p. de souches certificats nominatifs. On y joint un volume de 36p. de renseignements concernant les titres de la Compagnie Universelle du canal de Suez édité en 1953, qui détaille l'histoire de la Société. Quelques noms cités sur les souches manuscrits à la plume avec leur numéro d'ordre sur la liste : Mr. ACHON Jean, Mr. AUBERT louis-Rémy, Mr. FALLIEN Cabarrus, Mr. le Comte de CIRCOURS, Mr. CONRAD, Mr. le Baron BRENIER, Mr. CLOR BEY, Mr. COUTURIER Gustave, Mr. DARIER, Mr. DELAMALE, Mr. DERVIEU, Mr. le Vicomte EXELMANS, Mr. Le Comte d'ESCAYRAC de LAUTURE, Mr. LAROUSSE Eugène, Mr. le Comte de LESSEPS, Mr. Le Baron Jules de LESSEPS, Mr. PREFONTAINE, Mr. MARCHAND Eugène, Mr Le Marquis De PONTOIL CAMUS de PONTCARRE, Mr. ROSTAND Albert, Mr. ROUSSEL, Mr. REIGNIER, Mr. PLON (imprimeur éditeur), ect...

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      Ex-library, library rebound during 20th century, original cover and fly leafs removed (which is the reason the book's condition is not rated higher). Other than the damage by the library to the title page, the book is almost unmarked. I note one penciled check mark on page 64. There are several penciled pound signs in the advertisement section. "The fourth edition of 1866 was of 1,500 copies. It was again extensively altered, and it is in this one that the date of the first edition, as given on the verso of the half title, is corrected from October 1st to November 24th. Darwin's own copy, at Cambridge, is in a case of the same pattern as those of the first three editions, but all other copies, although the same in general, have origin and species in italic; the blind stamping on both boards is new and the whole volume is a little shorter. There are two minor variations of this case; the earlier has the inserted advertisements dated January 1865 and the later dated April 1867." http://darwin-online.org.uk/EditorialIntroductions/Freeman_OntheOriginofSpecies.html. This copy is January 1865.Special note: This book has been offered to the Vanderbilt University libraries, which acquired the original collection from which this book was once held. This offer to donate the book will expire at the end of September 2016, at which time the book will be open for purchase. Preliminary offers will be accepted and requests for additional information are welcomed. The book will not be available for purchased until October 2016.

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        The Witchcraft Delusion in New England: Its Rise, Progress, and Termination, as Exhibited by Dr. Cotton Mather, in The Wonders of the Invisible World; and by Mr. Robert Calef, in his More Wonders of the Invisible World (Three Volumes)

      Roxbury, MA: Printed for Elliot Woodward, 1866. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Three quarto volumes (9.5? x 11?). In the original bindings, quarter bound in black leather over marbled boards. This edition limited to 50 hand-numbered, large paper copies (stated). THIS IS COPY #1. Hand-numbered ?1? in red ink is in first volume only. Volumes 2 and 3 are blank (as issued). NOTE: There were two additional large paper editions of this title released in 1866, one was limited to 70 copies, the other to 280 copies). Title page in red and black. 247, 212, 244. Index at end of volume 3. 2 former owner?s signatures (see below). The leather on the spines of all three volumes is somewhat worn with scrapes and chips (including a dime-sized chip to head of spine on volume 3) though some re-touch work was done at some point which has resulted in a very presentable set. Light wear to corner edges, browning to outer edges of paste-downs and free end papers. There is some shelf wear to the bottom edges of the marbled boards on all three volumes. There is a thin 2? vertical moisture stain to the preliminary pages of volume one. The first 30 or so pages of volume one show a soft crease to the lower right side of pages (see the photo of the title page). There is some very light staining to the lower margin of the last few pages in volume 3. The bindings on all three volumes are tight and strong. This set remains in very good condition and in this limited edition of 50 (not to mention copy #1), it is quite rare. These three volumes make up . The first of these three volumes contains Mathers? ?The Wonders of the Invisible World? (first published in 1693), in which he defends his own role in the witch hunts that took place in Salem, Massachusets, and shares his beliefs about witchcraft and the powers associated with it, and that they are the works of the Devil. He truly believed that persecuting witches would restore order to, and secure God?s blessings for, the colony. Calef?s ?More Wonders of the Invisible World? takes up volumes two and three. In it, Calef denounces entirely the Salem witch trials and takes issue with Cotton Mather?s involvements and beliefs. The Boston clergy, highly influenced by Mather, would not allow Calef?s book to be published in Massachussets. It was first published in England in 1700. After publication Mather accused Calef of being a follower of Satan, and Mathers? father, Increase Mather, publicly burned Calef?s book in Harvard Yard. Drake?s informative footnotes are present throughout all three volumes. This set was once owned by James Tanis and includes his signature. Tanis, who passed away in 2015, was a minister, a scholar, and a professor and director of libraries at Bryn Mawr College. He served as the curator of rare books and manuscripts at Union Theological Seminary. At the same time, he progressed from librarian and lecturer at Harvard Divinity School to the same roles at Yale University in the mid-1960s, and finally to Bryn Mawr in 1969. There is an additional former owner?s signature in all three volumes as well.

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        Biographie Universelle des Musiciens et Bibliographie Générale de la Musique. Deuxième édition entièrement refondue et augmentée de plus de moitié par F. J. Fétis Maître de chapelle du roi des belges Directeur du Conservatoire royal de musique de Bruxelles, etc -[Suppléments 1-2].

      Firmin Didot Frères , 1866 - Paris, Firmin Didot Frères , 1866-1867. 10 vol. in 8 de XXXVI-478pp., 484pp., 480pp., 491pp., 480pp., 496pp., 548pp., 527pp., XIII-480pp., 691pp., reliures dos à 4 nerfs basane brune de l’époque, titre doré surligné et souligné de filets dorés, filets dorés et estampés, tomaison doré, frottements et épidermures sur les dos et les charnières, coiffes légèrement frottées, petite réparation à la tête du dos du premier volume, pages de garde en queue de paon rouge, bleu, vert, beige, plats de toile marron chocolat, texte sur 2 colonnes, intérieur frais, bel exemplaire. L’auteur naquit à Mons en 1784 et décéda à Bruxelles en 1871. Il fut enseignant de musique et compositeur. Il rencontra peu de succès avec ses œuvres musicales mais écrivit un ouvrage majeur, encore connu et reconnu de nos jours comme une référence : ‘‘Biographie universelle des musiciens et bibliographie générale de la musique’’, publié une première fois en 1834-1835 à Paris et dont nous proposons ici la seconde édition, complète avec tous les ajouts de l’auteur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of the Territory of Utah

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

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

      New York. 1866. - 399pp. Frontispiece, maps, and plates. Quarto. Contemporary gilt brown morocco presentation binding, with armorial crest gilt stamped on boards, a.e.g. Hinged cracked but holding, some moderate shelf wear. Presentation inscription on front endpaper. Some offsetting of frontispiece onto titlepage. Faint scattered foxing, and an occasional light dampstain. Very good. This elaborate memorial volume is a tribute to the famous gun designer and manufacturer, Samuel Colt, prepared after his death by his widow. Besides describing the grounds of the Colt estate in Hartford, it contains a great deal of information relating to Colt's career, the development of his business and of his famous revolver, which played such a central role in shaping the West. This work is usually found in a half calf binding, but the present copy is housed in a full morocco presentation binding, gilt stamped with the armorial crest of Samuel Colt. It was given by Colt's widow to Major General Thomas Sherman, and is inscribed by her on the front free endpaper recto, "Major General T. Sherman, with the regards of Mrs. Samuel Colt. Armsmear. September 16th 1867." General Sherman (no relation to the more famous general of that name) was an old regular army officer who known Samuel Colt well and was one of the Army group to whom the armsmaker sent weapons to test. Relatively old at the time of the Civil War, he served in the Gulf and was in command at New Orleans at the end of the war, with the rank of brevet major general. He was stationed at Newport, R.I. at the time Mrs. colt gave him this volume. HOWES C618, "b." SABIN 14763. GENERALS IN BLUE, pp. 440-441.

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        Autograph Quotation (unsigned).

      "The first female sociologist" according to some and a feminist at a time when that word was unknown, this versatile English writer penned nonfiction, essays, poetry, novels, short stories, travelogues, economics and more and was one of the few self-supporting women writers of her age. Autograph Quotation (unsigned), 1p, 7 3/4" X 6 3/4", n.p., n.y. Very good. Mild age toning and old (not weakened) folds; tipped to similar-size sheet. Four 4-line stanzas from Martineau's 1866 poem, "The Coming of Christ in Power," the first stanza reading: "Lord Jesus, come! for still / Vice shouts her maniac mirth. / And famished thousands crave their fill / While teems the fruitful earth." And the last stanza reads: "Come, as in days of old, / With words of grace & power! / Gather us all within thy fold, / And never leave us more." Interestingly, the phraseology of these four stanzas differs considerably from some printed versions of it. Vertically, along the right edge, a different unknown hand notes, "Composed and written by Harriet Martineau. / Given to me by Mrs. Follen." Eliza L. Follen (1787-1860) was an American abolitionist and wife of poet Charles Follen; in 1844 she wrote the introduction to the American edition of Martineau's book "Life in the Sick-Room: Essays." An intriguing Martineau text, though not signed, and with interesting provenance.

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        Dictionnaire compare des langues francaise, italienne, espagnole, latine, allemande, anglaise, grecque, hebraeque et arabe ramenees a leur unite primitive et naturelle (exemplaire de l'Bbbé Latouche, entièrement corrigé à la main)

      Caen, Imprimerie Nigault de Prailaune 1866 - Petit in-4° relié, demi-chagrin de l'époque, XXVI-452 pages et un feuillet d'errata non chiffré. Drouin est un élève de Latouche, l'illustre philologue. L'ouvrage lui est dédicacé et Drouin y publie en préambule une lettre de trois pages que l'abbé Latouche lui avait envoyé. L'exemplaire est exceptionnel car c'est Latouche lui même qui l'a offert à un autre de ses élèves : Gautier. Celui-ci a entièrement annoté, remplissant presque toutes les marges de sa fine écriture. Il commente et corrige presque chaque mot. (cf. les photographies) - Prêtre du Diocèse de Coutances (ordonné en 1808), puis de celui de Paris, chanoine honoraire d'Angers. - Principal du Collège de Colmar (18.-1834). Auguste Latouche signa aussi un ouvrage de son nom maternel : A. Gohin de La Baudonnière. il est a l'époque l'un des plus éminents érudits français du domaine hébraïque. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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