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        Two paired broadsides titled "Gordon and Eyre" denouncing former Jamaican governor John Edward Eyre

      Birmingham: E.C. Osborne, printer, 1866. Two sheets measuring 690 x 1080 mm. each; neatly folded, both sheets well preserved, unmarked and quite fine. Two spectacular broadsides denouncing the conduct of former Australian explorer John Edward Eyre, in his role as governor of Jamaica during the civil unrest of 1865. Eyre is remembered as an intrepid explorer of the Australian interior, revealing vast grazing lands in New South Wales and overlanding parched country in the new colony of South Australia. Eyre departed Australia in 1844, and after a period as Lieutenant Governor of New Zealand he accepted the position of Governor of Jamaica in 1861.Eyre took up the position at a time of significant unrest. The 1838 emancipation decree had had the unwanted effect of causing widespread social displacement and acute poverty amongst the former slave population of Jamaica, and in October 1865 there was a serious riot at Morant Bay. Eyre interpreted the events as a precursor to outright rebellion and declared martial law. Brutal reprisals against the former slave population followed - with floggings, wholesale destruction of dwellings and over 600 executions.Prior to the riots Eyre had clashed with the George William Gordon, a member of the legislature of African descent. In the aftermath Eyre charged Gordon with instigating civil unrest and had him summarily tried and executed. Gordon was widely respected in Jamaica, and his execution sparked acrimonious public controversy in England: "Eyre was relieved of his governorship and recalled to England, where he became the centre of intellectual warfare between the Jamaica Committee supported by J. S. Mill, Thomas Huxley, Thomas Hughes, Herbert Spencer and others and the Eyre Defence Committee supported by Carlyle, Charles Kingsley, Tennyson, Ruskin and others. Proceedings were brought against Eyre three times, but each time dismissed; Eyre's interpretation of martial law has become a celebrated case in legal history" (ADB).This broadside, so large it had to be printed on two sheets, denounced Eyre for his defamation of Gordon following the execution, and staunchly defends the deceased man's moral integrity. Gordon's reputation was supported by prominent Jamaican citizens including missionaries, ministers, lawyers and politicians, the more important of whom have added their names.The scale and intensity of the controversy reflect the groundswell in changing attitudes to race and colonial government in English middle-class society. Ironically, Eyre was appointed protector of the Aborigines while stationed at Moorundie on the River Murray, and enjoyed a reputation for moderation during this time. Furthermore, when Eyre departed returned to England from Australia in 1844, he took two Aboriginal boys under his care to be educated at his own expense.

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        La legislazione del Regno d'Italia cioà i Codici e le altre leggi complementari messi in ordine ed annotati. Parte prima - Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol. III (Codice Civile); Vol. IV - (Codice di procedura civile). Parte seconda - Costituzione politica e leggi fondamentali della Monarchia

      Stamperia Governativa 1866-1870, Napoli - Opera rara da trovarsi completa. XCVI + 671; 222; 918; XXXII + 716; 710; p. 5 voll in 4 tomi in-8° m.pelle cordonata coeva titoli e fregi oro ai dorsi

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      Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1866 - "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau. First edition, early printing. The first printing was published in 1854 by the same publisher. Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1866. Measures 4.5" x 7.25", 357 pages. Bound in publisher's original tan cloth with embossed decoration and borders. The book is in good minus condition. Soiling and spotting to the boards with bumped corners. Ink stain on the rear cover. Discoloration to the spine with cloth loss at the edges and at the rear hinge. The front board is cocked. Previous bookstore's sticker on the front paste-down. Notations on the front leaves. Scattered spotting and soiling. The binding is starting at multiple points throughout. Inspired by the transcendentalism movement, Thoreau immersed himself for two years, two months and two days in the woodlands owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson. Thoreau and the transcendentalists believed that man was inherently good, but that they were corrupted by society - especially politics and organized religion. Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory # (F12-19) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada, or Notes on The Natural History of the Game, Game Birds, and Fish of that Country

      Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 13, Great Marlborough Streeet, London 1866 - First edition, with tipped-in errata slip. 6 chromolithographs and numerous text illustrations. xv, [3], 334 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (26.5 x 18 cm). A detailed and useful guide to Canadian sport. Four of the 12 chapters are devoted to fishing: "The Fisheries of Canada" (concerning salmon rivers, lakes and lesser waters); "The Salmon" (its location, size, etc., includes data on trout and white fish); "The Canadian Shad" (habitat, etc., including other fish); and "The Tom Cod" (annual arrival, etc., including discussion of bass, sturgeon, and others). Rare. Bruns K-49; Gee p. 61; Lande 1886; Sabin 37857; TPL 6220 Original green cloth with gilt moose on upper cover. Fine. Signed, "With J.B. Keith's best wishes. June/66." 6 chromolithographs and numerous text illustrations. xv, [3], 334 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (26.5 x 18 cm) First edition, with tipped-in errata slip. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Casa dos Fantasmas: episodio do tempo dos Francezes. Biblioteca da Gazeta de Portugal.

      Lisbon, Typographia da Gazeta de Portugal, 1865-1866. - 2 volumes in 1. 8°, later quarter sheep over marbled boards(spine rubbed; other binding wear, especially to corners and raised bands, but sound), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, citron leather lettering piece in second compartment from head, gilt letter, decorated endleaves, original printed wrappers bound in (but without rear wrapper for volume I). Title pages and wrappers printed in red and black. Front wrappers with triple ruled borders. Light browning and very occasional light foxing. Internally in very good condition; overall in good condition. Old black on white printed paper ticket, 4.2 x 6.2 cm., of Livraria do Povo, Rio de Janeiro, tipped on to front wrapper of volume I. 263; 268 pp., (2 ll.). *** FIRST EDITION of this historical novel dealing with the French invasions of Portugal during the Peninsular War. Other editions appeared in 1900, early 1900s without date, 1905, 1908, 1938, 1959, 1965, and 1984. A dramatic adaptation by Adolpho Ernest Motta was published in Coimbra, 1872. The text was also published as a eBook as part of Project Gutenberg in 2008.Luiz Augusto Rebello da Silva (1822-1871; to give the orthography of his name which he used during his lifetime, before it was changed by certain pedantic cataloguers), politician, journalist, noted historian, novelist, short story writer, playwright, translator of Shakespeare's @Othello, peer of the realm, member of the Real Academia das Sciencias de Lisboa, was one of the chief authors of the first wave of romanticism in Portugal. He was a close friend of Alexandre Herculano and Almeida Garrett, working with Herculano in the Biblioteca da Ajuda, and, following Herculano, using the methodology of Sir Walter Scott in bringing the romantic historical novel to Portugal. Indeed, Rebello da Silva was perhaps even more greatly influenced by Scott than was Herculano. *** Not located in Innocêncio; on the author, see V, 228-32; VII, 125, 146, 147; XIII, 350; XIX, 251; XX, 420; and @Aditamentos, p. 272. See also Bell, @Portuguese Literature p. 296; Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (17th ed.), pp. 739-41; Prado Coelho, ed. @Dicionário de literatura (4th ed.), IV, 1024-5; Álvaro Manuel Machado in @Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 455-6; Álvaro Manuel Machado in @Biblos, V, 43-5; @Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, II, 96-7. See also Maria Laura Bettencourt Pires, @Walter Scott e o romantismo português, p. 141 and throughout. Porbase locates three copies, all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. This edition not located in Copac, which only cites a single copy of the 1908 edition at the Taylor Institution-Oxford University. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        17 tls. eigenh. Quittungen mit U. („AConradi").

      Berlin, 1846 bis 1866. - Zusammen 11¾ SS. auf 17 Bll. Meist qu.-8vo. Bestätigt der Schlesinger’schen Buch- und Musikalienhandlung in Berlin den Erhalt seiner Honorare für verschiedene in deren Auftrag ausgeführte Arrangements von Werken Meyerbeers, Liszts, Wieprechts u. a. und überläßt demselben Verlag einige seiner eigenen Kompositionen zum alleinigen Vertrieb. – August Conradi studierte 1841 kurzzeitig bei Franz Liszt in Weimar und wurde 1843 Organist an der Berliner Invalidenhauskirche; nach 1849 war er als Theaterkapellmeister in Berlin, Stettin, Düsseldorf und Köln tätig. „1858 kehrte er nach Berlin zurück und arbeitete danach als Dirigent und Komponist für das Krollsche, das Neue Königstädtische und das Wallner-Theater sowie für das Victoriatheater" (DBE). Seit 1849 u. a. mit dem Schriftsteller David Kalisch zusammenarbeitend, wandte sich Conradi von der sog. „ernsten" Musik ab und schrieb in Folge „komische Opern, Possen, Burlesken, Schwänke und Zaubermärchen, ferner Lieder und Couplets, die z. T. volkstümlich wurden. Unter seinen zahlreichen Instrumentalwerken finden sich neben den erwähnten Märschen, Polkas und Potpourris auch Fantasien über zeitgenössische Opernthemen" (Wikipedia, Abfrage v. 28. VI. 2009). Mit den Jahren wurde Conradi zum „führenden Komponisten der Berliner Lokalposse und arbeitete mit namhaften Librettisten wie Adolph L’Arronge, O. F. Berg, Carl Görlitz, Eduard Jacobson [.] [und] und Heinrich Wilken erfolgreich zusammen" (ebd.). – Tls. etwas gebräunt und mit kleinen Randläsuren. – Die Verso-Seite jeweils mit kleinem zeitgenössischem Eingangsvermerk.

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        The Anatomy of Vertebrates: 3 Vols Vol I - Fishes and Reptiles, Vol II - Birds and Mammals, Vol III - Mammals;

      London.: Longmans, Green & Co., 1866-1868., 1866. Hardcover. Fine. HARDBACKS, original burgundy cloth, Vol. 1 - re-backed with original spine relaid, Vol. 2 - back board repaired, Vol. 3 - expertly re-cased, gilt lettering on spines, pages: xlii, 650, 24; viii, 592; x, 915, 24 - publisher's adverts., text-figs. 452; 406; 614, tables 3, (2 folding), ex-academic library with usual plates and marks, heads, tails and corners lightly bumped and rubbed, light occasional spotting, otherwise a very fine set. This is a heavy set and may incur additional postage.

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        David Dellepiane, Loterie Ville de Marseille, 1899.

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

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        Le fond du sac, ou recueil de contes en vers et en prose & de pieces fugitives.

      Paris: Leclere (pr. Lyon: Louis Perrin) 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). xli, [3], 172, [2] pp.; 12 plts.. 1866 Nogaret (1740–1831) was perhaps more noted as France's theatrical censor or as the Freemason responsible for various Masonic hymns than as an author — with one exception, that being his story about an automaton created by a man named Frankenstein, predating Shelley's by almost 30 years. In the present collection (originally published in 1780), he gathers some of his own poems, short stories, and literary essays, including "La Main Chaude," "Délire bachique," and "Bouquet à Jean" along with pieces by other contemporary hands. This is => one of only 30 copies printed on papier de Chine, this example with an extra suite of plates bound in offering a second state of the frontispiece and the eleven headpiece engravings by Duplessis-Bertaux. Binding: Contemporary signed blue morocco, covers framed in gilt triple fillets with gilt-stamped arabesque central medallion surrounded by a frame of gilt double fillets with gilt-stamped corner fleurons, spine gilt extra, with gilt dentelles and marbled paper pastedowns; lower edge of front dentelle stamped "Allô" (Paul Charles Allô, 1823–90). All edges gilt. Original slim, tricolor silk bookmarker laid in. Binding as above, spine gently sunned, joints and extremities rubbed, area of light discoloration to each cover at joint, back cover with small scuffs; front hinge (inside) tender. Front pastedown with unidentified bookplate reading "Exploranda est veritas" (name effaced); back free endpaper with institutional rubber-stamp and note of proper deaccession. Bookmarker separated and laid in, as above, with offsetting on either side; scattered light foxing. Volume now housed in maroon cloth–covered clamshell case partially lined with marbled paper. => Interesting 19th-century French belles-lettres, beautifully produced, here in a beautifully bound example with the bonus suite of plates.

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        Autograph Letter offering Jensen a position to teach at Tausig's newly founded piano academy

      An interesting and detailed autograph letter from the legendary Polish pianist to another unnamed pianist, almost certainly Adolf Jensen, offering him a position to teach at Tausig's newly founded piano academy, the "Schule des höheren Klavierspiels" in Berlin. Dated Berlin, September 15, 1866, the letter outlines the financial arrangements of the new business and explains the conditions of the offer of employment.Tausig begins (translated from the German), "My dear sir, you can imagine how delighted I was when Weitzmann came yesterday to tell me that you are interested in joining my business, which I hope will have a ... considerable future... I want to make everything known to you, so that you are not in doubt about anything, and can make your decision quite freely." He continues with a modest but optimistic view of the new undertaking: "We must start small, as with everything that should grow and thrive properly. What I can offer you is certainly little, but it will soon become more and eventually it should guarantee you a limited but secure salary for the costs of living in Berlin." Noting wryly that "talented young people never have money," Tausig explains that he has set the cost of lessons at "5 thalers per month (60 thalers per year), for which they receive 16 lessons every 4 weeks. I think that is as cheap as possible," and mentions that "apart from you and me, the only other teacher at the beginning will be Herr Bendel [most probably Liszt pupil Franz Bendel], who is an excellent pianist." After explaining in detail the yearly salary and the arrangements for sick days and substitutions, Tausig goes on to a request, "which you incidentally do not need to accept, and which you may freely decline sans gêne": whether his correspondent would also be willing to take on some "lessons devoted to sight-reading and ensemble playing" for a lower hourly wage. "That is three hours a week, which will later stop when there is a higher number of students, and you will have only the 'Solo' lessons." Writing that he is "not accustomed to the dry business tone," Tausig ends the letter with the hope that he has mentioned everything necessary, and adds how much he admires his correspondent: "Above all, come to Berlin soon; I shall stand by you as a friend in all your doings, and will be the first to praise and admire your excellent talent at your concerts and everywhere."3 pp. Folding creases, otherwise in very fine condition overall. 14 x 22 cm.The most celebrated pupil of Thalberg, Tausig was also a student of Franz Liszt at Weimar, who described his technique as "infallible." Already established as a touring pianist by his early twenties, he moved from Vienna to Berlin in 1855 and opened his Schule des höheren Klavierspiels shortly afterwards. The school was short-lived, but counted several important pianists among its faculty and students. Tausig's busy touring schedule weakened his health and he died of typhoid at age 29. Autograph material is extremely scarce. German pianist and composer Adolf Jensen was born in Königsberg and studied with Louis Ehlert, Louis Köhler and Friedrich Marpurg. In 1861 he became the second director of the music academy of Königsberg, and thereafter began to build up his reputation as a pianist. In 1866 he was invited by Carl Tausig to move to Berlin and join the faculty of Tausig's piano academy, where he remained for two years before moving to Dresden, and turning his attention to composing. "Jensen possessed one of the most delicate sensibilities of all late Romantic composers. The model for his early works was Schumann, and he succeeded in his mature piano music and songs in assimilating the stylistic influences of Chopin and Liszt into a thoroughly personal style." (New Grove.)

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        Eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift („J. Stefan“).

      Wien, 25. I. 1866. 1 1/2 S., Gr.-8°. [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - „Josef Stefan studierte seit 1853 in Wien und habilitierte sich dort 1858 für mathematische Physik. 1859 übernahm er zunächst eine Lehrerstelle an einer Oberrealschule in Wien. 1863 wurde er Professor der Physik an der Universität Wien und dem erkrankten Direktor des Physikalischen Instituts Andreas von Ettingshausen als Vizedirektor zur Seite gestellt, sowie 1866 Nachfolger und Direktor des physikalischen Instituts. Von 1875 bis 1885 war er Sekretär der mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, 1883 Präsident der internationalen wissenschaftlichen Kommission der elektrischen Ausstellung und 1885 Präsident der internationalen Stimmtonkonferenz, die den Normalton ‚a‘ mit 435 Hertz festlegte. 1876/77 war er Rektor der Universität Wien. Er beschäftigte sich mit der Ausbreitung des Schalls, der Polarisation, Interferenz und Doppelbrechung des Lichts, der Diffusion und Wärmeleitung von Gasen, der Abhängigkeit der Wärmestrahlung von der Temperatur sowie mit elektrodynamischen Erscheinungen und der Induktion. Die berühmteste Leistung Stefans ist die Aufstellung des nach ihm und Boltzmann benannten Strahlungsgesetzes, des Stefan-Boltzmann-Gesetzes, das den Zusammenhang zwischen der ausgestrahlten Energie und der Temperatur eines rein thermisch strahlenden Körpers beschreibt. Er fand bei Prüfung aller vorliegenden Strahlungsmessungen hocherhitzter Körper, dass die ausgestrahlte Energiemenge der 4. Potenz der absoluten Temperatur des Strahlers proportional ist. Bald darauf konnte sein ältester Student Ludwig Boltzmann eine theoretische Begründung dieses empirisch gefundenen Gesetzes geben. Nach beiden benannt ist auch die Stefan-Boltzmann-Konstante. Stefan hat als erster damit die Temperatur der Sonne ermittelt. Er erhielt als erster im Jahr 1865 den Lieben-Preis“ (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Stefan, Schrötter, Mathematik, Physik, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        Atlas du voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868 par une commission française... première partie: Cartes et plans.Paris, Hachette, 1873. Folio (49.5 x 37 cm). With 12 chromoxylographed maps, 1 tinted lithographed view and 9 wood-engraved plates. Original publisher's red cloth, original endpapers, rebacked. In a blue cloth portfolio.

      Cordier, Indosinica, cols. 1012-1013; Cordier, Sinica, cols. 329-330; Gomane, L'exploration du Mekong; Satow 147. Single volume containing the most important maps and architectural drawings from the rare official account of the French 1866-1868 Mekong expedition led by Ernest Doudart de Lagrée and Francis Garnier. Due to financial difficulties, only 300 copies of the official account were printed. It included a two-volume travel account, an atlas volume containing the expedition's maps and architectural drawings and an atlas volume with scenic drawings.The present first of the two atlas volumes contains all the extensive maps made by the expedition, showing modern Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and parts of China and Myanmar. Also present are several plans, elevations and details of Khmer buildings, drawn by expedition member Louis Delaporte, who would later publish extensively on the subject. Amongst these are the first extensive architectural drawings of the great temple complex of Angkor Wat.With the bookplate of Frank B. Forbes. Binding rebacked and worn at the extremities. Paper slightly discoloured, otherwise in good condition.

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        The PRINCE'S PROGRESS And Other Poems

      London: MacMillan, 1866. 1st edition (NCBEL III, 497). Green cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine and gilt design stamped to front & back boards. Gilt bright. A bit cocked. Binder's ticket to rear eps. A pleasing VG - VG+ copy.. viii, 216 pp. 2 designs by D. G. Rossetti. 7" x 4-1/4"

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

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      [New York], San Francisco & Sacramento, 1866. Contemporary legal sheep, leather labels. Some volumes with tender or almost detached hinges. Contemporary and later ownership inscriptions, including those of Walter Norris of Salinas, Lucas F. Smith of Santa Cruz, Victor L. Hicks, Wright & Wright of San Francisco, and Fred V. Wood of Oakland. Overall a very good set. A complete run of the first editions of the statutes of California during her formative years. As the third and fourth volumes are very rare, it is extremely difficult to find a consecutive run of these early laws. At this early stage of California legal printing, any given state printer was not kept for long. Those represented herein are as follows: J. Winchester (first volume); Eugene Casserly, State Printer (second volume); G.K. Fitch & V.E. Geiger, Co., State Printers (third volume); George Kerr, State Printer (fourth volume); B.B. Redding, State Printers (fifth and sixth volumes); James Allen, State Printer (seventh and eighth volumes); James O'Meara, State Printer (ninth and tenth volumes); Charles T. Botts, State Printer (eleventh and twelfth volumes); Benj. P. Avery, State Printer (thirteenth and fourteenth volumes); O.M. Clayes, State Printer (fifteenth and sixteenth volumes). There is an interesting note to the printing history of the statutes. According to Wagner, the Governor refused to acknowledge Casserly as state printer at the end of the 1851 session and instead appointed G.K. Fitch to the position. Fitch turned over all state printing copy to be done in New York. Casserly brought the matter to court and won back his position as state printer, whereupon the already printed statutes were sold to him in a compromise agreement. Casserly then proceeded to have new titlepages added to the statutes that had been printed in New York, and added errata slips and an index. All subsequent laws were printed in California. COWAN, p.610 (ref). GREENWOOD 167 (ref). WAGNER, CALIFORNIA IMPRINTS 147, 149, 150 (ref).

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        The Naturalist in Vancouver Islandand British Columbia.

      London. Richard Bentley. 1866. 8vo, 20.5cm, theFirst Edition, in 2 volumes, xvi,358 & x,375pp., with 11 plates, 2 titlevignettes, in the original green cloth, gilt titles and borderdecorations on the spines, gilt borders and gilt fish vignettes on theupper covers, some slight foxing early and late on volume one and on thelast few leaves of volume two, a fine bright set. (cgc) T.P.L. 4516.Lande 1290. Lowther 275. Sabin 42035. Starkman p92. Sage p131., Albeep100. Wood 441. Bruns L-124 "Very Scarce". Phillips p238. Haller 559. Theauthor was a naturalist and veterinary surgeon. Written for the generalreader from the author's observations and experiences while he was thenaturalist for the British North American Boundary Commission, for whomhe travelled extensively. He found a number of new species. The platesare of birds and other nature subjects, views and indigenous peoples. Hiscollection of B.C. mammals, birds, fish, insects, etc, are in the BritishMuseum. "A natural history work, but with some sporting material. Involume one, there are six chapters on fishes and fishing, includingsalmon and salmon fishing by the Ind-ians, trout fishing by the author;halibut fishing with line and bait; sturgeon spearing; and descriptionsof various fishes including herring, candlefish, whitefish, sticklebacksand others. One chapter has five pages on the pronghorn antelope and itshunting in Klamath country. Volume II is predominately natural history,including one chapter with brief descriptions of the big game animals anda segment on how to track moose". Heller.. Hardcover.

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        Buch das gut, enthaltend den Gesang....

      Wien, Oesterreich: Kaiserliche wie auch königliche Buchdruckerei 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). Frontis., 209, [1] pp., 1 plt.. 1866 [with] Catholic Church. Catechism. Buch das gut, enthaltend den Katechismus, Betrachtung.... Wien, Oesterreich: Kaiserliche wie auch königliche Buchdruckerei, 1866. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). Frontis., 146 pp., plt., [1] f., pp. [5]–109, [3] pp. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's set. America's great early lyric poet seems to have had an interest in the Micmac, perhaps dating from his days as a student at Bowdoin College but certainly from when he began conceiving Evangeline and its story of the Acadians who lived among and intermarried with the Micmac. Fr. Christian Kauder (b. 1817) was a Luxembourger priest who worked for ten years as a missionary among the Micmac in eastern Canada: In 1866 he produced a hymnal, a catechism, and a devotional volume (containing prayers for various occasions and excerpts from the breviary and missal) all in Micmac hieroglyphs with occasional headings in German in Roman characters. => Offered here is the complete set of three works. The trio was issued in two versions: 1) with all three works bound together and the Betrachtung full-paginated to p. 111, and 2) as here, in two volumes, the Gesangbuch separately and the Katechismus and Betrachtung together with the latter work having the final three leaves unpaginated. (See Pilling, Algonquian, on this matter of the multiple methods of issue). => This is the first edition of the issue/state of the texts in two volumes. The highly developed system of characters used in these books was invented by Fr. Chrestien Le Clercq (b. 1641) and was used beginning in the late 17th century by the Micmac for both religious and nonreligious texts, written on birch bark. In this production, the Micmac characters are printed on blue-green paper. Provenance: Owned by H.W. Longfellow with "Micmac Language" in his hand on the recto of the frontispiece of the Gesangbuch and "Micmac Language New Brunswick" in his hand on the recto of the frontispiece of the other volume. Each volume bound in black oilcloth wallet-style with a natural cloth tie; some adhesion of old paper to the exteriors of the bindings. Internally very attractive clean, and with a => wonderful provenance.

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        Voyage pittoresque et anecdotique dans le nord et le sud des Etats-Unis d'Amerique.

      Paris: A. La Place. 1866. Hardcover. vii, 469pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Full brown morocco elaborately decorated in gold on the covers, initials on the front cover, spine with raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold, gilt inside dentelles, all edges gilt, white silk endpapers. Frontispiece and inserted plates with illustrations by Saintin, Noel, Lebreton and Foulquier engraved by Willmann, Outhwaite, Delannoy, Lalaisse and Golin. Small bookstore stamp on the rear free endpaper (G. Cacoulides, Athens, Greece). A few minor scuffs to binding, two tiny spots to front cover. Internally clean with only minor foxing. A near fine copy.; Quarto .

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        CITY OF ATLANTA, GA. No. 1. [Pl. 45]

      [New York, 1866. 2 1/2 x 1/2-inch marginal paper loss to the lower left corner of the support sheet; a few small spots and discolorations; overall nice tones. Good. A stunning image from Barnard's PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN, an album which is one of the two greatest photographic monuments to the Civil War and 'a landmark in the history of photography' (Keith F. Davis). A contemporary reviewer wrote of this image and its companions: "These photographs...surpass any other photographic views which have been produced in this country - whether relating to the war or otherwise" (HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 8, 1866, p.771). This image comes from George N. Barnard's album titled PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN, EMBRACING SCENES OF THE OCCUPATION OF NASHVILLE, THE GREAT BATTLES AROUND CHATTANOOGA AND LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, THE CAMPAIGN OF ATLANTA, MARCH TO THE SEA, AND THE GREAT RAID THROUGH THE CAROLINAS (1866). This album, together with Alexander Gardner's PHOTOGRAPHIC SKETCHBOOK OF THE CIVIL WAR (1866) are the two greatest photographic monuments of the Civil War. Between them, they contain some of the most famous images of the War. The present image offers a poignant reminder of the trail of destruction left across the Confederacy by Gen. William T. Sherman's army in 1864 to 1865 during his famous campaign from Nashville to Chattanooga then Atlanta and so to Savannah and the sea, then by-passing Charleston, north to Columbia. In the meantime a smaller force had occupied Charleston and Fort Sumter. To the North, the military campaign was brilliant, bold and decisive - an event worthy of the present monumental album. To the South, it was vicious, bloody, and destructive. DE RENNE, p.1317. HOWES B150, "b." SABIN 3462. Taft, PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE AMERICAN SCENE, pp.232, 486. George N. Barnard, PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN... with a new preface by Beaumont Newhall (New York, 1977). Keith F. Davis, GEORGE N. BARNARD PHOTOGRAPHER OF SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN (Kansas City, Mo., 1990).

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        The Daily Union Vedette

      Great Salt Lake City, U.T., Monday Morning, July 9, 1866. Volume 6, Number 8. [4pp] Large single sheet [74 cm x 56 cm] folded in half. Very good. The Union Vedette (1863-1867) was the first daily newspaper in the Utah Territory. Started by Patrick Connor and others at Camp Douglas (Fort Douglas today) as an alternative to the Deseret News. Issues are rare. This issue contains an article titled 'Duties of Citizenship' which is a scathing attack on the hierarchy of the LDS Church. "Now as to this polygamous knight of the quill and scissors, to whose do-as-they-dern-please sentiments we alluded in the beginning of this article, we hold that he and those of his ilk should be cured of all such unwholesomeness ideas at once and effectually. Especially is it necessary here, where the behests of the Pacha of Deseret have been so long obeyed as the supreme law of the land, congressional enactment's to the contrary notwithstanding, that many are apt to forget the existence of any other authority to which obedience is ever due." "We are dwelling in the heart of an organized Territory of the U.S. boasting a population of 80,000 souls who possess but one general newspaper from which to gather news...This fact...has no parallel within the boundaries of the U.S. Secondly, the Gentile (so called) portion of the community - including the military within this district - has no medium of publicity, setting forth its opinions, or communicating its thoughts, correcting misapprehension or rebutting misrepresntation...The want of a press for these and similar purposes has been sorely felt, since the troops arrived in these valleys, and we propose to supply the want, so far as our ability and limited space will permit." - first issue

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        The Belton Estate.

      Chapman & Hall. 1866 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. Sl. later plain dark blue binder?s cloth; dulled & a little rubbed, inner hinges cracking in places. Armorial bookplates of John Lees. Trollope Society Catalogue 25; Sadleir 22. The first edition of this novel of matrimonial dilemma is most uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vierteljahresschrift für wissenschaftliche Veterinärkunde, herausgegebe von den Mitgliedern des Wiener k. k. Thierarznei-Institutes, Bände V (1854) - XXVI (1866) in 25 Bänden (Bde. XI; XVII/1; XXIV fehlend).

      Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1854 - 1866. - Bände V (1854) - XXVI (1866) in 25 Bänden (fehlend: XI; XVII/1; XXIV). Original-Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und goldgeprägter Biedermeier-Ornamentik. Format: 21 x 14 cm. Beiträge (Auswahl): Bemerkungen zu der im Kronlande Mähren im Wischauer und Kremsierer Bezirke herrschenden Rinderpest (Bd. V) - Beobachtungen über Rinderpest. Gesammelt während der Verwendung bei dieser Seuche in Mähren im Jahre 1853 - 1854 (Bd. V) - Die Landespferdezucht, die Art ihres Betriebes und die ihrem Aufschwunge entgegenstehenden Hindernisse (Bd. VII) - Das Verhalten der Lungenseuche und die Resultate der Impfung im Kronlande Böhmen, während des Jahres 1856 (Bd. IX) - Bericht über das k. k. Militär-Thierarznei-Institut für das Studienjahr 1858/59 (Bd. XIII) - Versuch über die historische Entstehung und Verbreitung der Pferderacen (Bd. XV). Ein Band leicht fleckig. Die Bände sonst in sehr gutem Zustand; Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Sehr gutes Konvolut dieser bedeutenden tiermedizinischen Zeitschrift, in der sich der Wissens- und Forschungsstand der Zeit in vielfältiger Form widerspiegelt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Der Gang nach Bethlehem.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift mit Deckweiß gehöht, auf braunem Papier. 21,3:34,3 cm. Rechte obere Ecke ergänzt.- Aus dem Künstlernachlaß. Wahrscheinlich Vorzeichnung für das um 1866 entstandene bei Thieme-Becker erwähnte gleichnamige Gemälde. Anton Becker war 1860-68 Schüler am Städelschen Kunstinstitut unter E. J. von Steinle und 1880-85 dessen Mitarbeiter bei der Ausschmückung des Frankfurter Domes mit Fresken.

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        Les Oeuvres d'Horace -

      Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie 1866 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12 379 pp. Reliure d'époque pleine maroquin rouge. Dos à nerfs finement orné aux petits fers dorés. Triple filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats. Toutes tranches dorées. Large dentelle dorée intérieure. Un portrait-frontispice d?Horace sur Chine par Augustin de Saint-Aubin. Rares rousseurs. Bel exemplaire dans une reliure de maître, non signée. Il a été enrichi d?une longue lettre autographe signée de Jules Janin, auteur de cette traduction. Provenance : ex-libris gravé par A. Lalauze, à la devise « Mieux que pourra », monogramme «E.L. » [E. Lalauze ?] dans un cartouche. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1866 - 1866 Wisden Rebind without Covers - 3rd Edition. Very Good.

      1866. 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. Buy-it-now. More Photos on request.

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        "A Supplementary Memoir on the Theory of Matrices" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 156 for the Year 1866, pp. 25-35)

      London: Royal Society of London, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Arthur Cayley's (1821-1895) paper supplementing his earlier paper "Memoire on the Theory of Matrices" (pp. 17-37) in our #27536. Also contains J. Clerk Maxwell's "The Bakerian Lecture: On the Viscosity or Internal Friction of Air and Other Gases" (pp. 249-268). v, [4], 25, [1]-886 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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        The Bakerian Lecture: On the Viscosity or Internal Friction of Air and Other Gases" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 156 for the Year 1866, pp. 249-268)

      Royal Society of London, London 1866 - Also contains Arthur Cayley's "A Supplementary Memoir on the Theory of Matrices" (pp. 25-35). v, [4], 25, [1]-886 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "The Bakerian Lecture: On the Viscosity or Internal Friction of Air and Other Gases" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 156 for the Year 1866, pp. 249-268)

      London: Royal Society of London, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Also contains Arthur Cayley's "A Supplementary Memoir on the Theory of Matrices" (pp. 25-35). v, [4], 25, [1]-886 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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        The Oberland and its glaciers: Explored and illustrated with ice-axe and camera

      A.W. Bennett 1866 - xii, 243 p. illus. 29 cm. 28 mounted albumen photographs, double-page litho. map. Bound in publisher's blue cloth. Gilt spine. Gilt vignette of ice axe and camera. Hardcover. AEG. Good binding and cover. Beveled edges. Front hinge cracked. Bookplate. Shelfwear. Chipping and loss to head and tail of spine. Dampstain to bottom corner margin of pages throughout. "Ernest Edwards was considered to be the best of the early amateur Alpine photograpers." Neate G13; Perret 1884; Gernsheim 327; Truthful Lens, 74. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Paris, 14. VI. 1866. - 8vo. 3 pp. With some damage to lower border affecting a few words. About Paul Cezanne and Le Salon de 1866: „Je porte à Paul les quinze fr. que vous m’envoyez, et je lui ferai lire votre lettre. Nous ferons ensemble notre acte de contrition, nous reconnaîtrons notre culpabilité à votre égard. [.] Paul a été refusé, comme de juste, ainsi que Solari et tous ceux que vous connaissez. Ils se sont remis au travail, certains qu’ils ont dix ans devant eux avant de se faire accepter. Valabregue est ici. Iltravaille, – lentement. Je crois que la maturité vient, et j’espère beaucoup en lui. Quant à moi, j’aurais beaucoup à dire, si je voulais tout vous apprendre. J’ai quitté la librairie Hachette le 1er février et depuis cette époque je suis attaché à l’Événement pour une besogne régulière : la Revue des livres. J’ai fait en outre un Salon qui a soulevé de grands cris. Je viens de recevoir mes articles en brochure, et je vous envoie un exemplaire de l’oeuvre, ainsi qu’un exemplaire d’un volume que je viens également de publier [Mes haines]. En somme, je me hâte, je travaille beaucoup. Je suis un impatient. Je vais maintenant tenter le théâtre. [ ] C’est un crime que de vivre loin de Paris en ces temps de fièvres et de luttes [ ]"

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        ST. PÖLTEN - REALSCHULE- KONVOLUT VON JAHRESBERICHTEN: 3. Programm der n.ö. Landes-Ober-Realschule in St. Pölten. Veröffentlicht am Schlusse des Schuljahres 1866 9. Jahresbericht der n.ö. Landes-Ober-Realschule in St. Pölten. Veröffentlicht am Schlusse des Schuljahres 1872 15. Jahres- Bericht der n.ö. Landes-Ober-Realschule und des Real-Gymnasiums in St. Pölten. Veröffentlicht am Schlusse des Schuljahres 1878 19. Jahres- Bericht der n.ö. Landes-Real - und Ober- Gymnasiums in St. Pölten. Veröffentlicht am Schlusse des Schuljahres 1882 21. Jahres- Bericht der n.ö. Landes-Real - und Ober- Gymnasiums in St. Pölten. Veröffentlicht am Schlusse des Schuljahres 1884 22. Jahres- Bericht der n.ö. Landes-Real - und Ober- Gymnasiums in St. Pölten. Verö

      Selbstverlag der Schule 1866-1970, St. Pöten - original Broschur, gr.-8°,.; Exemplare gestempelt; Zustand: gut de 4200 Buch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Last Chronicle of Barset.

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co.,, 1866-1867. 32 weekly parts, as issued. Original white paper wrappers, lettered and decorated in blue and red. Housed in a brown linen chemise and quarter calf slipcase, red morocco label to spine lettered gilt. Each with a full-page plate and vignette by G. H. Thomas. Wrappers bright, but covers lightly soiled and spotted, with some minor creasing, shallow chips, and short closed tears to extremities, and some minor repairs to spines and tips, large closed tear to rear cover of part 31, with repairs to verso, contents lightly spotted. A very good set. First edition in original weekly parts. The sixth and final novel in Anthony Trollope's Chronicles of Barsetshire series. Regarded by Trollope as "the best novel I have written", he noted in his autobiography that "it was with many misgivings that I killed my old friend Mrs ProudieÂ…I have sometimes regretted the deed, so great was my delight in writing about Mrs Proudie, so thorough was my knowledge of all her shades of character." Trollope was dubious about the issuing of the novel in parts, for "the public finding that so much more might be had for a shilling, in which a portion of one or more novels was always included, were unwilling to spend their money on the novel alone. Feeling that this certainly had become the case in reference to novels published in shilling numbers, Mr Smith and I determined to make the experiment with sixpenny parts. As he paid me £300 for the use of my MS., the loss, if any, did not fall on me.

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        Wanderung nach den Türkis-Minen und der Sinai Halbinsel

      JC Hinrich, Leipzig 1866 - Extremely rare. J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, Leipzig, 1866. First edition. 8o, 13+ 96 pages, 3 plates. Black hard paper. Very good condition. Stamp of Aus der Bibliothek des Hofprediger D. Friedrich Adolph Strauss (geb. 1817 - gest. 1888). Gründer des Jerusalem-Vereins. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        List of Marks and Brands Recorded in the Recorder's Office of Tulare County, Cal. , from the 9th Day of March A. D. 1864 to the 31st Day of January A. D. 1866

      Good. 1866. Ephemera. An uncommon and attractive manuscript document recording cattle brands for early ranchers in Tulare County, California. Eight pages of manuscript with the gilt seal of the the Tulare County Recorder's Office affixed to the final page. Two small holes are punched in the left and top margins, and the edges have chips, tears and toning. Some dampstaining of final three leaves. Located at the southern end of the Central Valley, Tulare County is is known for its agricultural production and stock raising. This document contains the certification and seal of the county recorder, Thomas J. Shackleford, attesting that it is a true copy of the cattle brands for the county between March 9, 1864 and January 31, 1866. The list is chronological and includes sixty-two brands written large with heavy lines, and forty very detailed ear marks for more than eighty named cattle ranchers. Among the ranchers are several women, including Harriet Clapp, Susan Wallace, and Lucy Barnes. State senator and Visalia mayor Tipton Lindsey and other early settlers are listed. ; 15 1/2" x 10 1/2"; 8 pp .

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        The Book of Mormon: An Account Written By The Hand of Mormon, Upon Plates taken from the Plates of Nephi

      Liverpool: Published by Brigham Young, Jun, 1866. Sixth European edition. 563pp. Sextodeimo [16.5 cm] Presentation bindings. Full diced calf with gilt stamped borders to boards and gilt stamped raised bands to the backstrip. Title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Gilt dentelles AEG. Minor rubbing to the hinges. Large contemporary decorative bookplate on the front pastedown. A beautiful copy of this uncommon printing. Flake/Draper 606.

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      1866. 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Contemporary calf. Boards rubbed, minor chipping to extremities. Hinges tender, but holding. The detailed and extensive journal of John Carlisle of the Pennsylvania Infantry from 1861-66. Carlisle's entries vary from a single sentence to a full page, with recordings nearly every day. His first entry begins with his enrollment on September 12th, 1861 and records day to day troop movements and engagements with the enemy, including the Battle of Gaines' Mill. "[October 24, 1861] Regt attended the funeral of Col Baker at Washington 1028 went on review at Washington by Gen Geo B McClellan about 11,000 men in line...[December 13] A soldier of the first regt NY Cavalry was shot by a detachment of 12 men of his own Regt for trying to desert over to the Rebels...[January 5,1862] Received new Belgian rifles...[January 11] on a visit to Alexandria went in the Marshall house where Col Ellsworth was shot by Jackson while hauling down the rebel flag...[May 17] Left camp and went in the woods to reconoitre [sic] by companies. Came across 2 divisions of Rebels had a fight for about 3 hours on pickit for over night...[June 27] fine day, got marching orders called into line several times through the day, left camp at one P.M. for battle. crossed the river. Had a severe battle with the enemy at Gains Hill. Our Col, Major, Capt, and Lieut wounded. Regt returned to camp after dark...[June 30] fine day left picket at 7 A.M. and marched back 2 miles to act as rear guard for the wagons, under arms all afternoon. Heavy artillery fight around us laid on the ground for three or four hours." In December of 1862, Carlisle fell ill and was hospitalised. He was discharged for disability a few months later but re-enlisted in February of 1862 with the 112th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Entries for the last days of the war include mention of Petersburg and transport of prisoners. "[April 3, 1865] Comp in the evening at a place called chester 8 miles from Point of rocks, 12 miles from Richmond on the Petersburg and Richmond railroad...[April 4] the right of our comp (1/2) went out in the afternoon a scouting. I staid in comp with the left about 1 hour after the left of our comp and part of comp K and M fell in line and went to some coal pits, a distance of 20 miles from chester reached there 12 midnight. captured about 60 prisoners on the march, and 3 locomotives at the coal pits. after getting up steam we left the coal pits, with the prisoners on board..." Also included are an undated GAR reunion photo with the note, a carte de visite of Carlisle's brother, Godfrey, and four tintypes of Carlisle's family members. A well preserved and detailed account of the war, with good content on the movements of the Pennsylvania Regiment.

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        Substantive Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 4pp on small folded 8vo of blind embossed monogrammed stationery, Paris, Dec. 3, 1866

      - Broca writes on several topics including accurate newborn statistics. "The academy received no notice.from the administration on the inappropriateness of a discussion on newborns. I am one of the registered speakers; I consulted.the police's main registers (wet-nurses' office); there was no attempt at minimizing or altering the truth.results are probably better now than in 1859.but they are still deplorable.if progress seems soft, it is because it does not fit in with the special attributions and the current research of any of the members of the academy; I only decided to register because this issue , which is first and foremost a question of statistics, seemed to take a course that was more sentimental than scientific." He then discusses academy elections and appointments and returns to the discussion of newborns as a conference topic and more on colleagues. He signs, "P. Broca." Broca's early scientific works dealt with the histology of cartilage and bone, but he also studied cancer pathology, the treatment of aneurysms, and infant mortality as reflected here. In the year prior to our letter, 1865, Broca published "General Instructions on Anthropological Research," and about two years after our letter, 1868, he became Paris professor of surgical pathology and also became a member of the Legion of Honor.

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      Oregon City; Portland, 1866. 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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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      New York: D. Appleton & Co.,, 1866. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule and pictorial decoration to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, dark green endpapers, all edges gilt. With frontispiece and 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. Some occasional mild foxing, an excellent copy. First edition, second issue. This is the first obtainable issue with the Appleton cancel title page. Macmillan printed around 2000 copies of the book in 1865, but both artist and author were unhappy with the poor quality printing and insisted it was reprinted before being published. Only a few copies of this exist, Macmillan sold the rest of the print run to Appleton in New York who published a US edition using a new title page but with the first printing sheets from the London edition.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with:] Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1866 & 1872. 2 works, octavo (174 x 115; 174 x 115 mm). Early 20th-century dark red crushed morocco by Root, decorative gilt spines, two-line gilt border on sides enclosing a roll tool border with an art nouveau floral motif at the corners, gilt stamp in the centre of each cover (showing Alice, the Red Queen, the White Queen, and the Cheshire Cat), all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, with the original cloth covers and spines bound-in at the end. Housed in a custom-made morocco-trimmed marbled paper slipcase. Illustrated throughout by Sir John Tenniel. With the simple book labels of the distinguished American bibliophile John Jay Paul. Extremities of slipcase a little rubbed. A very attractive set. First published editions, first issue of Through the Looking-Glass (with the misspelling of "wabe" on p. 21). Famously, the first edition of 2,000 copies of Wonderland was recalled by Dodgson, due to what either he, or Tenniel, felt to be the unsatisfactory reproduction of Tenniel's illustrations; "it has been questioned whether the first edition [of 1865] was ever published, in the strict sense of being on sale to the public and sent to the copyright libraries... Assuming that only a strict 2,000 copies were printed at the Clarendon Press, Dodgson seems to have regained all but 10 copies" (Williams, Madan & Green). For this new edition the book was entirely reset by Richard Clay and was published in November 1865, although dated "1866". It is this version which formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions. A most handsomely bound set.

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      Virginia City, M.T.: Montana Post Press..., 1866. Original printed front yellow-orange wrapper (rear wrapper lacking) bound into slightly later three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Binding a bit rubbed and shelfworn. Early ownership signature on endpapers. Very clean and fresh, and internally near fine. "Perhaps no book excells [sic] Dimsdale's in presenting the picture of the lawless conditions that characterized the mining camps of the Rocky Mountain country. The author was editor of the Virginia City MONTANA POST and a participant in the extraordinary campaign against lawlessness....Exceedingly rare" - Adams. "Not only the first, but textually the most important, book ever printed in Montana" - Howes. Dimsdale's work was originally issued in printed wrappers, and this copy retains the original front printed wrapper. Adams, however, calls the wrappers "pictorial" and says the front wrapper should have advertisements on the verso. In past copies we have seen, the wrappers are blue. In the present copy the front wrapper is yellow-orange and has no advertisements on the verso, which is blank. A legendary rarity of Montana and western outlaw books. HOWES D345, "b." MONTANA IMPRINTS 2. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 596. GRAFF 1086. STREETER SALE 2221.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Essays and Lectures on Indian Historical Subjects.

      London & Calcutta: Trübner & Co.; R.C. Lepage,, 1866. 1. A Native State and its Rulers: 2. Lord Lake of Laswaree: 3. Count Lally: 4. Havelock: 5. Hyder Ali's Last War. Octavo (183 × 113 mm). Contemporary russia prize binding for Mussoorie School, black morocco label, low, narrow gilt milled bands, compartments with lozenge centre-tool, scrolled foliate corner-pieces, school crest gilt centrally to both boards enclosed within double fillet gilt panel, gilt foliate edge roll, floral roll in blind to the turn-ins, marbled edges and endpapers. A little light shelf-wear, small patch of worming to the upper board and joint carrying through only to the hinge, presentation inscription to the first blank, light browning, but overall a very good copy. First edition, uncommon with just six locations on Copac, OCLC adding thirteen. "With the exception of the paper on Havelock … these Essays and Lectures were compiled during the course of the past year. Their publication in connected form is due to the fact that the original editions of the most of them, published in India, have been long since exhausted, and demand has arisen which the publishers are unable to supply" (Advertisement). Mussoorie School was founded in 1849 as Grant Lodge by the Rev. Robert North Maddock "an excellent classic and a strict disciplinarian. Such a school was then greatly wanted in the Hills, and many officers gladly availed themselves of it, and sent their sons to be trained by Maddock" (Warburton, Eighteen Years on the Khyber, p.6). The school was subsequently taken over by the Diocesan Board of Education. The recipient of the Second Classical Prize in 1872 was William Prest Housden, who subsequently trained at the Thomason College and became an executive engineer in the Indian Public Works Department, working in the North West Provinces and Oudh in the 1890s.

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