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        Sequoia Wellingtonia. Mariposa Grove, South California

      London & Edinburgh 1867 - A very fine plate from Ravenscroft's 'The Pinetum Britannicum. A Descriptive Account of Hardy Coniferous Trees' Ravenscroft's work is the third (in order of publication) of the three great coniferous iconographies of the nineteenth century, following Bedford and Lambert. The very fine plates fall into two categories: botanical studies of details of the needles and fruit of the individual trees, and landscape studies of examples of individual trees in their natural habitat. This plate is an outstanding example of the former group, here lithographed by W.H. Schenk. Cf. Nissen, BBI, 1588; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p. 127; cf. Stafleu & Cowan 8685. Hand-coloured lithograph. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing. Sheet size: 22 x 16 1/2 inches.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Saint Bernard - Traduction nouvelle par M. l'Abbé Charpentier [ 8 tomes - Complet ]

      Librairie de Louis Vivès 1867 - Complet, 8 vol. forts in-8 rel. demi-toile noire, Librairie de Louis Vivès éditeur, Paris, 1865 - 1867, 791, 841, 748, 685, 592, 592, 599 et 578 pp. Etat très satisfaisant (pièces sur dos lég. frottées, qques rouss., rares ex libris ms., bel ensemble par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vivien [and] Guinevere

      Edward Moxon & Co. 1867 - Vivien. Folio, unbound sheets, 417 x 301mm, printed wrappers, pp.[iv] 50 + 9 photogravures on stiff card with tissue guards. Guinevere. Folio, unbound sheets, 417 x 301mm, printed wrappers, pp.[ii] 42 + + 9 photogravures on stiff card with tissue guards. Contained in original portfolio, dark green morocco-grained cloth over bevelled boards, folding flaps, lettered in gilt on spine, upper cover lettered, ruled & blocked in gilt with lettering incorporated in central Celtic pin design. Brass clasp, silk tie lacking fastening device. One flap detached, some tissue guards creased. Text & plates in excellent condition. This unbound 2-title edition from Tennyson's 'Idylls of the King', with photogravures of the original artwork is significantly scarcer than its steel-engraved counterpart. [v. Malan, p.233] [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Elaine, by Alfred Tennyson. Illustrated by Gustave Dore

      London : Edward Moxon 1867 - Physical description; [4], 84 p. 9 plates : ill. ; 41 cm. The plates are dated 1866. Printer named on verso of titplepage. Referenced by: Allsobrook 183. Subjects; English prose literature - 19th century. English poetry - 19th century. Tennyson - Idylls of the King. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth over bevelled boards. Professionally recased with a new matching cloth spine; very impressively finished. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and scuffed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request. 3 Kg. 84 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      MICHEL LEVY FRERES 1867 - R260111904: 333 pages. Dos cuir noir, titres et caissons ornés, dorés. Papier vert et noir. Bords, coins et plats frottés. Epidermures. Mors partiellement fendus au niveau de la coiffe en tête. Année d'édition originale. Reliure signée "Cercle de l'Union". In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Coiffe en tête abîmée. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Fugitives; or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming [bound with] The Gold Hunters A Picture of Western Character, and Pike's Peak Life [bound with] Big Foot, The Guide; or, The Surveyors [bound with] The Trapper's Bride and White Stone Canoe Etc. Etc.

      George Routledge & Sons [1867], London - Leather joints strong. 3/8" tear to leather at head of front joint. Moderate rubbing to edges of boards and spine. Narrow split to gutter at rear endpaper. Margins trimmed quite close to text by binder, without loss of text.; Four early UK editions or American novels, all scarce. Contemporary half leather and marbled boards. 1. "The Fugitives; or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming" by Edward S. Ellis. London: George Routledge & Sons, no date [1867]. 122 pages + frontis. 2. "The Gold Hunters A Picture of Western Character and Pike's Peak Life" by Mrs. M. V. Victor. London: George Routledge & Sons, no date [c. 1867?]. 118 pages + frontis. 3. "Big Foot, The Guide; or, The Surveyors: A Tale of the Carolina Settlements" by W. J. Hamilton. London: George Routledge & Sons, no date [1867]. 108 pages + frontis. 4. "The Trapper's Bride and White Stone Canoe, Etc. Etc." by Percy B. St. John. London: Ward and Lock, 1856. Stated "Third Edition". viii, (9)-155 pages. Includes the stories "The Rose of Ouisconsin" and "The Better Land". All bound without half-titles. Page dimensions: 155 x 97mm. Spine title: "The Fugitives &c". Provenance: from the collection of Robert Bruce Willis, who emigrated to New Zealand from the UK in the 19th Century. [References: British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1955].; 16mo 6" - 7" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Confessioni di un Ottuagenario.

      Le Monnier,, Firenze, 1867 - 2 voll. in-16° (181x110mm), pp. (4), XVIII, 498; (4), 596; legatura coeva m. pelle verde cupo con titolo, fregi e filetti in oro ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati. Minimi restauri alla legatura, qualche fioritura e alone. Ottimo stato. Edizione originale di uno dei maggiori romanzi della letteratura italiana (che assumerà poi il definitivo titolo di "Confessioni di un Italiano"), composto dal giovanissimo scrittore in soli otto mesi, tra il 1857 e 1858, e pubblicato postumo. Il Nievo era infatti annegato non ancora trentenne nel viaggio di ritorno dalla Sicilia, dove aveva fatto parte dei Mille garibaldini, nella notte tra il 4 e il 5 marzo 1861, nel naufragio del vapore Ercole, al largo della costa sorrentina. L'edizione venne stampata per volere e cura della poetessa Erminia Fuà Fusinato; alle pp. in cifre romane del primo vol. figurano dei cenni biografici sul Nievo a cura degli editori e un componimento poetico commemorativo dello scrittore padovano steso dalla stessa Fuà Fusinato. Nel suo capolavoro, ricco di pagine indimenticabili, originalissimo svolgimento della forma del romanzo storico in cui gli accadimenti del nostro Risorgimento si intrecciano con le vicende biografiche del protagonista, il Nievo dà vita fra l'altro al personaggio della Pisana, forse il più bel personaggio femminile di tutte le nostre lettere. Parenti, Prime edizioni, p. 368. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report on interoceanic canals and railroads

      GPO, Washington, DC 1867 - between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.8vo, 37 p. 14 fold. charts and maps. Black pebbled cloth. Definitive work on the search for a canal route across Central America. Reproduces early maps as well as important contemporary maps. Minor chipping to top and bottom of spine, else fine.

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        The Jesuits in North America in the seventeenth century. Part second.

      Little, Brown and Co., Boston 1867 - First edition, 8vo, pp. lxxxix, [3], 463; 20th century three-quarter blue levant over marbled boards, gilt lettering direct on gilt-paneled spine; fine. This copy inscribed "Compliments of F. Parkman." A penciled note on the flyleaf notes that presentation copies of Parkman are rare. The "part second" on the title-page refers to the on-going series by Parkman, France and England in North America, concluded with the publication of A Half-Century of Conflict, part six [of seven], in 1892. BAL 15455 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia de las Indias de Nueva Espa?a e Islas de Tierra Firme

      Mexico City: Imprenta de Ignacio Escalante, 1867-1880 3 volumes: xvi+535 pages; 305+[1]-177 pages with Explination of the Codice Geroglifico of Mr Aubin by Alfred Chavero; 65 full-page engravings drawn from the Duran and Aubin manuscript, collates [1-32]+[1-10]+[1a]+[11a]+[2a-6a]+Aubin Codex [1a-16a]. Large Quarto (11 3/4" x 8 3/4") bound in original 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Introduction and atlas by Jose F Ramirez. From the library of George M Foster. 1st edition.Diego Durán (c. 1537–1588) was a Dominican friar best known for his authorship of one of the earliest Western books on the history and culture of the Aztecs, The History of the Indies of New Spain, a book that was much criticized in his lifetime for helping the "heathen" maintain their culture. Durán was born sometime around 1537 in Spain. His family traveled to Mexico when he was very young -- he said later that “although I did not acquire my milk teeth in Texcoco, I got my second ones there.” (History Ch. I), It was in Texcoco where he learned Nahuatl. His family was not extravagantly wealthy, and they did not own an encomienda, but his relatives were fairly well off slave-owners. When he was still young, his family moved to Mexico City where he attended school and was exposed to Aztec culture under the colonial rule of Spain, as well as the many Africans brought by the Spanish for slavery. According to Heyden, Durán was often puzzled by the mix of races and cultures and their significance for social class (Heyden xxv-xxvi). In 1556 he entered the Dominican convento, or monastery, and was sent to Oaxaca in 1561 after being trained in Mexico City. He resided for a time at a convento in Oaxtepec, and there he found many informants within the Church. He is believed to have been tutored by Fray Francisco de Aguilar, who had been a soldier involved in the siege of Tenochtitlan. De Aguilar later joined the Dominican order, and had much to tell Durán about the Aztecs at first contact. He was cited frequently by Durán in his History. Durán later became a vicar at a convento in Hueyapan and it was there that he learned the most from the native Nahuatl Aztecs. The conventos had been issued a decree by Charles V to preach the Christian word to native rural villages and Durán ventured into the villages frequently to converse with the natives there. The clergy were to also observe native customs and to search for ancient documents. particularly the lost Holy Scriptures of Saint Thomas (who was believed to have been the basis for the Aztecs' Quetzalcoatl. (Heyden xxvi-xxvii). He developed a close association with the people he was attempting to convert, which led him to criticize the clerics and conquistadors who never learned the natives’ language, writing “they should know the language well and understand [the people] if they have any pretense of obtaining fruit.. And the ministers should not acquiesce by saying they know a little bit of the tongue in order to heard confession and that is enough” (Book of the Gods and Rites) and scorns the Spaniards crude use of the language that made the natives laugh and scoff at them. Durán was torn between two worlds, that of his people, and that of the Aztec. On one hand, he respected them greatly and their government organization before conquest, and he grew to admire the people of Mexico, and often said so. On the other hand he was repulsed by certain acts of his native informants, particularly human sacrifice. It was, after all, his duty to evangelize them and his Catholic background gave him a great disdain for such things. Another of his duties was to document the cultural ways and practices of the native people to serve as a manual to other monks in their attempt to evangelize the so-called heathens. Although his purpose was to detail the “heathen practices” as a manual for other missionaries, he also wanted to make it pleasant to read and useful to others. In 1585 Diego Durán returned to Mexico City in ill health and worked in the convento there, Santo Domingo, as a translator from Nahuatl to Spanish for the Inquisition. He died in 1588 of an unknown illness (Heyden, xxix). The History of the Indies of New Spain, sometimes referred to as the Durán Codex, contains seventy-eight chapters spanning from the Aztec creation story until after Spanish conquest of Mexico, and includes a chronology of Aztec kings. The Durán Codex was unpublished until the 19th century, when it was found in the Library of Madrid by José Fernando Ramírez. Durán's work has become invaluable to archaeologists and others studying Mesoamerica. Although there are few surviving Aztec codices written before the Spanish conquest, the more numerous post-conquest codices and near-contemporary works such as Durán's are invaluable secondary sources for the interpretation of archaeological theories and evidence.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in. Condition:Foster's date of acquiry (8/2/44) on volume 1 front paste down (no Foster stamp), marbled boards rubbed through. The Atlas volume which has become quite scarce because of a flooded basement of the printer wholly destroyed many copies and others were made up of the remaining, often with damaged leaves. This copy of the Atlas has some staining to the following plates: 4-8, 10, 15-17, 20, 22, 23 and 5a. Plates appendix 1a-16a refer to the Aubin codex. A good to very good set, internally very good.

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      J. Roumanille 1867 - - J. Roumanille, Avignon 1867, 13x21cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane vert bouteille, dos lisse orné de roulettes dorées et de filets à froid, tranches frottées, reliure de l'époque. En frontispice, un portrait de l'auteur. Agréable exemplaire exempt de rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Architectural Designs for Model Country Residences

      [Lindsay & Blakiston], Philadelphia 1867 - Modern quarter brown morocco in original pebbled cloth boards with gilt title. 14 leaves of text (including 2 leaves of "building trade advertisments" at rear); illustrated with 20 lithographs of elevations in color and 20 lithographs of plans. Arguably the most important American architectual plan book for the latter half of the 19th century. This important and scarce folio is complete with full color lithographic plates by T. Sinclair. The designs are primarily Italian villas and Gothic cottages with an essay in the monumental Greek Revival style. Also includes a list of 137 clients for whom the architect designed buildings for in and around the Philadelphia area. Although ALL PLATES PRESENT, this copy LACKS titlepage. The copy as been dated to the 1867 edition by building trade advertisments at the rear of book. Not in Wainwright's checklist of Philadelphia lithographic views. A very good copy showing some light scattered foxing. HITCHCOCK 1003-1005 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1867 - SILVER, J.M.W. SKETCHES OF JAPANESE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS. London:Day and Son, 1867. First Edition. 4to, [viii] 51pp, errata, red cloth, gilt, 29.5 x 21.8 cm. Chromolithographed title page and 27 chromolithographed plates. Original gilt-pictorial brick colored, cloth, a.e.g. Expertly rebacked with original cloth laid down, occasional light scattered foxing. Complete. The covers are bright and clean. Silver was a Lieutenant in the Royal Marines who spent a good deal of time in Japan. "The text in twelve brief chapters comments on a wide range of subjects, from religious festivals, games, pastimes and domestic life to the Imperial and Shogunal systems, criminal justice and he Takaido. It also touches on Japanese characteristics." Blomber, The West's Encouter with Japanese Civilization 1800-1840. An appealing copy of a lovely book.

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        The Negro in the American Rebellion his Heroism and his Fidelity

      LEE & SHEPARD, BOSTON 1867 - General shelf wear, cracked hinges, tanned pages, light foxing, faded spine, threads at bottom spine edge are slightly split, somewhat shaken binding, Small piece of index card with previous owner's name is pasted down on fep, and few soil spots. DATE PUBLISHED: 1867 EDITION: 380 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases [etc.]

      Little, Brown, and Company, Boston 1867 - Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, some staining to title and elsewhere, else a clean copy Holmes' first published legal work, his review appearing in the second issue of the newly established American Law Review, in which "[w]ithout question, one is justified in finding . . . the seeds of doctrine which were basic to his legal philosophy" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AU LIT DE MORT

      Michel Lévy Frères, Paris 1867 - RO40117071: 322 pages. Auteur, titre, caissons, fleurons, filets et inscription (New Club) dorés sur le dos. Inscription et croissant dorés sur le 1er plat (New Club). Fichette de bibliothèque au dos du 1er plat (New Club). Epidermures sur le dos. Bords des plats frottés. Tampon de bibliothèque en page de titre. Mouillure n'altérant pas la lecture. 1re édition. Roman. 'Père chéri, Je vais t'apprendre une triste nouvelle, je vais te raconter une sombre histoire. Notre pauvre comte Theïx est mort. (.)' In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Mouillures Classification Dewey : 90-Livres rares [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The poetical works of Lord Byronwith explanatory notes and a life of the author by Thomas Moore. Illustrated with numerous fine steel engravings embracing the principal female characters, landscape and historical subjects. 1st single vol. quarto edition

      New York : Johnson, Fry 1867 - All edges gilt. The plates are all tissue-guarded and each is captioned. Text in double colums. Very good copy in the original, full elaborately blind and gilt tooled and panelled calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with raised bands, spine-compartment tooling and the title blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. 739 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Chapman and Hall, 1867-1869 and no date - Frontispieces, plates Eleven volumes Very nice copies; armorial bookplate of Geo. Lucas Esq. Comprises Our Mutual Friend; Dombey and Son; David Copperfield; Pickwick Papers; Old Curiosity Shop; Little Dorritt; Nicholas Nickleby; Bleak House; Sketches by Boz and Christmas Books; American Notes and Reprinted Pieces and The Uncommercial Traveller; A Tale of Two Cities and Oliver Twist Green half calf, marbled boards, spine in compartments with raised bands decorated and lettered in gilt and with red leather label lettered in gilt, silk bookmarks [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Visible Speech: The Science of Universal Alphabetics; Self-Interpreting Physiological Letters, for the writing of all languages in one alphabet. Illustrated by tables, diagrams, and examples. Inaugural Edition.

      Simpkin, Marshall, & Co [et al.], London 1867 - First edition. With sixteen lithographic plates of the "Visible Speech" alphabet, plus numerous figures in text. Small chips on extremities of spine, but a remarkably fine, tight copy. Housed later quarter brown morocco slipcase and chemise. Original brown textured cloth. Covers ruled in blind, front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Large octavo. 126, [4, ads] pp. Alexander Melville Bell (1819-1905) was the father of Alexander Graham Bell. This book is dedicated to another son, Edward Charles Bell (1848-1867), "one of the first proficients in ‘visible speech.’" Alexander Melville’s alphabet was designed to mimic the physiological shapes and positions of the mouth and tongue in forming sounds. In actual use, it proved hopelessly complicated and was abandoned, but not before Alexander Graham Bell used it to teach deaf mutes to speak. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      GARNIER FRERES 1867 - RO30061689: 648 + 698 pages. Texte sur deux colonnes. Tampon de bibliothèque en page de titre. Manques sur les dos. Tome 1 : dos fendu. Tome 1 : Ouvrages historiques, morceaux historiques, ouvrages relatifs à l'art militaire, ouvrage politiques, et philosophiques. Tome 2 : Ouvrage dramatiques, posies diverses, oeuvres diverses en prose, légations et mission, correspondance. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sunny Memories of Ireland's Scenic Beauties. Killarney. Photographically Illustrated by F.H. Mares

      Dublin: Browne & Nolan, 1867. First edition. Small 4to. (8 x 6.25 inches). Unpaginated. 12 original richly-toned albumen photographs, each with one page of description. Original green cloth, gilt decorated to upper board and blind-stamped to rear board. A.e.g. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to front free endpaper. A few fingermarks to some plate margins. Otherwise an exceptionally firm and bright copy. Gernsheim 381, but the title page is plainly printed and not the decorated title illustrated by Gernsheim (on p.57) for his reference 381. The photographs in this edition are different from the 15 images in another publication of the same year - see Gernsheim 382. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        The Lakes in Sunshine: Being Photographs and other Pictures of the Lake District. With Descriptive Letterpress by.

      Windermere: J. Garnett 1867 - First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, 26 mounted photos with tissue guards and numerous wood engravings in the text, some foxing on early leaves and tissues of second volume otherwise a very good copy in the original decorated cloth with bevelled edges, title, sailing boat and decorative border in gilt on upper covers, spines faded, ends and extremities slightly rubbed, t.e.g. Anderson p296. Gernsheim 391.

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        LA PLEBE. Romanzo sociale.:

      Favale, 1867-1869, Torino - (Codice LC0642) In 4° (cm 32) 4 parti rilegate in unico volume 172, 176, 204, 261 pagine. Edizione originale, molto rara. Cfr. Parenti, Rarità, IV/215. Testo su 2 colonne, qualche pag. ingiallita. Buona legatura d'epoca, m. pelle, tit. oro. Nota ex libris alla sguardia, antico restauro e firma al front. Buon e genuino esemplare. Euro 450 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        La Guyane Francaise. - Notes et souvenirs d'un voyage execute en 1862-1863.

      Hachette, Paris, 1867 - 316 large pp. 1st ed., very fine in orig. decorated red cloth with raised bands on spine, a.e.g. A detailed guide to Cayenne and French Guiana with many fine engraved views, some full plate, the natural history subjects by Rapine and Delahaye, the other subjects by Riou. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Synthetische Untersuchungen über Flächen dritter Ordnung

      Leipzig: B.G.Teubner, 1867. First edition. A very good copy of his first text on synthetic geometry. 8vo (226 x 150 mm). Contemporary half cloth with gilt spine lettering. Formerly in the University Library of Amsterdam with their rubberstamp on the titlepage and half title. Some slight bown sporring. In all a very good copy. XX,388 pp.

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        Conférences Internationales des Sociétés de Secours aux blessés Militaires des Armées de Terre et de Mer tenues a Paris en 1867. Publié par la Commission Générale des Délégués

      Paris, Dupont 1867. 22 cm. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Teil 1 in 2. durchgesehener Auflage. 16, 372; 8, 286 Seiten mit 4 gefalteten Tafeln (1 Tafel mehrfach gefaltet). Roter Maroquin-Band der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Monogramm auf beiden Deckeln, vergoldeten Steh- und Innenkanten und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt, Innendeckel und Vorsätze mit Seide bezogen von Léon Gruel, am Fuß des Rückens mit Prägestempel - Bericht über eine der ersten Konferenzen zur Besserung der Lage der im Krieg verwundeten Soldaten, veröffentlicht nur drei Jahre nach der Genfer Konvention von 1864. Mit Beiträgen namhafter Wissenschaftler, darunter Henri Dunant, Träger des ersten Friedensnobelpreises (Teil 1, S. 338-349): Sur le meilleur mode de faire parvenir aux prisonniers des secours en argent et en nature. Die Tafeln zeigen Einrichtungen für den Verwundetentransport: Tragen, Fuhrwerke, Eisenbahnwagen. Außergewöhnlich dekoratives Exemplar aus der ehemaligen Großherzoglichen Privatbibliothek in Oldenburg, auf beiden Deckeln Monogramm "NFP", bekrönt; auf Titelblatt Stempel "P", bekrönt (Großherzog Nikolaus Friedrich Peter (reg. 1853 - 1900); auf dem Vorderdeckel außerdem in Goldprägung das Rote Kreuz. Der französische Buchbinder Léon Gruel war wegen seiner schönen Einbände in ausgefeilter Technik berühmt. Außerdem trat er als Autor von Werken über Bucheinbände hervor (LGB2 III, 287). - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        The Works of John Milton in verse and prose printed from the original editions with a life of the author by the Rev. John Mitford

      printed by C. Whittingham for Bickers & Son, London & Eton 1867 - 20th-century tan half calf over cloth-covered boards, bound for Henry Sotheran of Sackville Street, London, spines gilt in six compartments with semi-raised bands, red morocco label in the second compartment, blue morocco in the fourth, the other compartments with repeat decoration in gilt, mottled endpapers, top edge gilt A finely bound set of Milton's works, including Mitford's biography of the great poet and polemicist. An important and well-regarded edition of Milton's works. (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches). Titles in red and black, half-titles. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 1 folding engraved facsimile document, 1 folding letterpress family tree. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [by Whittingham and Wilkins] at the Chiswick Press, London 1867 - Four mounted photographic prints. 4to. [286 x 218 x 40 mm]. xvi, 415, [1] pp. Contemporary binding by Riviere (signed with an ink pallet on the front endleaf) of dark blue calf, the covers with a gilt triple fillet border. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second on a red goatskin label, the others tolled with a vase of flowers, leafy scrolls, stars and roundels, the edges of the boards and turn-ins tooled with gilt rolls, marbled endleaves, gilt edges. (Slightly rubbed). A very good copy. An Eton leaving book, with the preliminary printed leaf, with the name of Oliver Thynne, the signature of the Headmaster Cyril Alington, and the date 1920 completed by hand. The volume would have been bound 50 or so years before this exchange, and is signed "Bound by Riviere". The firm changed its name to "Robert Riviere & Son" in 1881. This edition is notable for the fine printing and the four photographs, being a copy of a portrait of Gray, a distant prospect of Eton Collge, a country church-yard, and a country house. Bookplate of Oliver Thynne (1901-1978) and his wife Mary.

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        The Last Chronicle of Barset. In Two Volumes. With Thirty-Two Illustrations by George H. Thomas.

      Smith Elder and Co. London 1867 - First edition. Two Volumes. [ii], 384; [ii], 384pp. Frontis + 15 plates to each vol. + illustration to start of some chapters. Original blue cloth decorated in gilt with gilt ills. to spine. Recased with original spines laid down. Bds. sl. soiled but still very bright, some pages very sl. browned by age and thumbed but generally a very clean and sound set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ka MOOLELO O HENERI OPUKAHAIA, ua Hanauia ma Hawaii, M. H. 1787, A ua Make ma Amerika, Feberuari 17, 1818. Oia Ka Hua Mua O Hawaii Nei.

      Ko Amerika Ahahui Teraka [American Tract Society]:, Paiia E [New York]: 1867 - Frontispiece, with original tissue-guard present. Square & tight. Spine sunned. A VG+ copy. Original publisher's terra-cotta cloth binding, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. 12mo. 6-1/8 x 3-7/8". 1st Book Edition in Hawaiian (Forbes 2757). [2 (blank)], 103, [1 (advert, in English)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        4 ALS.

      Vienna and n. p., 1866 and 1867. - 8vo. Altogether 9 pp. Three letters dating from 1866 and one from the following year, to M. Jarrett, concerning guest performances. - The "Croatian Nightingale's" career lasted for more than twenty years. Mostly seen at the Vienna Opera, she later made guest performances all over Europe and the Unites States (in 1873/74), where she also worked as a professional singing teacher in New York.

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        Inventaire De La Bibliothèque Du Roi Charles VI Fait Au Louvre En 1423 Par Ordre Du Régent Duc De Bedford

      1867. A Paris, pour la Société des Bibliophiles, 1867. xliv,318pp. Title printed in red and black. Good, uncut and unopened copy in original wrappers. The preface contains an analysis of the library by subject and mentions most of the important manuscripts.

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        The poetical works of Lord Byronwith explanatory notes and a life of the author by Thomas Moore. Illustrated with numerous fine steel engravings embracing the principal female characters, landscape and historical subjects. 1st single vol. quarto edition

      New York : Johnson, Fry 1867 - All edges gilt. The plates are all tissue-guarded and each is captioned. Text in double colums. Very good copy in the original, full elaborately blind and gilt tooled and panelled calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with raised bands, spine-compartment tooling and the title blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. 739 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The U.S. Mail propeller "Liberty" leaving harbor in company with the steam propeller "Cuba"] (proof before letters)

      [N.p. but United States 1867 - A very rare proof before letters of this spectacular image of two early steam propeller ships leaving harbor off the eastern coast of the United States. The Cuba and the Liberty were in the late 1860s mail ships sailing between Baltimore and Havana, with stops along the way including Key West. The Cuba was built in Fairhaven and launched in 1863, serving as a transport for the U. S. Navy. After the war, she became a mail ship in tandem with the Liberty. The Liberty was built in Philadelphia in 1864. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Collection to be found at India House (New York: 1935) item number 276. Hand-coloured lithograph, proof before letters. Ocassional marginal repairs. Sheet size: 21 3/4 x 38 3/4 inches. Image area: 17 1/4 x 35 inches. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Fathers and Sons

      Leypoldt and Holt, New York 1867 - FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of Turgenev's masterpiece, one of the most celebrated and influential Russian novels of the nineteenth century. "Turgenev's greatest novel, Fathers and Sons (1862). succeeded in illustrating, with remarkable balance and profundity, the issues that divided the generations. The hero, Bazarov, is the most powerful of Turgenev's creations. A nihilist, denying all laws save those of the natural sciences, uncouth and forthright in his opinions, he is nonetheless susceptible to love and by that token doomed to unhappiness. In sociopolitical terms he represents the victory of the nongentry revolutionary intelligentsia over the gentry intelligentsia to which Turgenev belonged. In artistic terms he is a triumphant example of objective portraiture, and in the poignancy of his death he approaches tragic stature. The miracle of the novel as a whole is Turgenev's superb mastery of his theme, despite his personal hostility toward Bazarov's antiaestheticism, and his success in endowing all the characters with a quality of spontaneous life" (Britannica). Translated by Eugene Schuyler. New York: Leypoldt and Holt, 1867. 12mo, original gilt-stamped cloth. Discreet contemporary (dated 1867) owner signature and a later bookplate on front pastedown. Very slight wear to cloth, small ink stain to bottom of text block with slight bleed onto a few leaves. An exceptionally nice copy, very rare in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Leypoldt & Holt, New York 1867 - Translated from the Russian by Eugene Schuyler. This copy Very Good or a little better with blue boards mottled and small loss to the cloth at the lower spine. Internally the book is tight, with uncracked hinges and page block, pencil bookseller notations on end papers and light to moderate foxing throughout, as is common. Originally published in Russia in 1862, this book remains the author's most important literary contribution. It tracks the growing divide between generations of Russians who adopt western theories first of liberalism then nihilism. As with many other works of this period, it also follows the emotional growth and love interests of parallel characters. It's influence can be felt in later works by Tolstoy and Dostoevsky as well as numerous western authors. Along with Gogol's "Dead Souls," this work is considered one of the earliest modern Russian novels. Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Paris: Henri Plon,, 1867. Sa Biographie Les Fresques, Les Toiles, Les Tapisseries, Les Eaux-Fortes et Le Catalogue de L 'Oeuvre avec Cinquante Planches Inédites d'apres les Copies de tabar, Bocourt et Ch. Yriate. Tall quarto (300 × 210 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, titles and ruling to upper board gilt, marbled endpapers, edges stained red and gauffred. Engraved frontispiece and 23 plates, engravings throughout. Bookseller's ticket to verso of fornt free endpaper. Binding lightly rubbed, corners worn, joints repaired, two small dark marks to edge of upper board, light marginal toning to contents. A very good copy. First edition.

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. 1867. Tomo primero Atlas. 28X20. 7h+88 Planchas con su descripcion correspondiente. Magnifica Obra y rara. Ref 2.5 Biblioteca AG. N° de ref. de la libreria ABE-12389026707

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        A Second Century of Orchidaceous Plants

      London: L. Reeve and Co., . First edition 1867 - Pp. viii, with 100 full-page hand-colored lithographs by W. Fitch, each plate is accompanied by one or two pages of descriptive text. Publisher's original blind-stamped green pebble cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, and with the stamped gilt seal (probably after Bateman) on the front cover, lg 4to (12.5 x 10 inches). This fine publication is completely separate work from Hooker's volume 'A Century of Orchidaceous Plants' published in 1846. The Bateman volume consists of 100 fine hand-colored plates selected from orchids published in the 'Curtis Botanical Magazine' from 1846-1866. The selected images were the most attractive and easily cultivated orchidaceous plants. The larger format of the present work allowed these fine illustrations to be published without any folds. New and/or more complete descriptions of these orchids were provided by Bateman. The fine hand-coloring this work is superior to the Curtis Botanical Magazine images. Bateman is considered the leading expert on orchids in the 19th century. He is probably best known from his truly immense work 'Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatamala.' See also Stafleu and Cowan 344, Pritzel 471 and Nissen BBI, 87. No previous ownership marks. A few scattered text pages with mild foxing, the fine hand-colored plates are bright and clean (only 3 plates show the slightest hint of marginal foxing); an exceptionally bright and clean copy in near fine condition.

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        Les Fleurs Animees (2 volumes)

      Garnier Freres, Paris 1867 - Book. Circa 1867. French text. 667 pp total. 50 hand-colored plates of women personified as flowers, 2 hand-colored frontispieces, 2 black and white plates and also black and white text illustrations. Probably Grandville's most famous work. Quarter red morocco with blindstamped red cloth covers which perfectly match (appears full red leather). Raised spine bands and gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. In fine condition with particularly bright gilt edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les fleurs animees. Par J.J. Grandville. Texte par Alph. Karr, Taxile Delord et le Cte. Foeulix. Nouvelle edition avec planches tres soigneusement retouches pour la gravure et le coloris par M. Maubert, peintre d'histoire naturelle attachŽ au Jardin des Plantes.

      Paris; Garnier Freres, [n.d., 1867]. - "Though the images in the book are of Grandville's time, his manner of proceeding is that of an artist of the modern movement, exploring the same subject through a sequence of slight but significant variations. Most of the plates show an elegant lady accompanied by respectful creatures, animals and insects, even fish and reptiles. As the series nears its end there are more elaborate scenes of flower-ladies in groups. A little world is created, governed by its own laws, which was full of significance to Grandville and hence becomes so to the reader as well. his first biographer wrote in the preface to Les Žtoiles (pp. viii-ix): 'The Fleurs animŽes are the very thought of Grandville; they were his favorite work, the work into the execution of which he put all that was in him of poetic and gracious originality, of dexterity of mind and observation, of that prodigious perspicacity which made him divine affinities hitherto unperceived by anyone and discover new worlds'" (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 198. Two volumes, large octavo 339, [5]; [4], 324, [2] pp. Two hand-colored wood-engraved titles and fifty hand-colored wood-engraved plates, two uncolored plates. Decorative woodcut initials and tailpieces throughout. Contemporary red morocco over red cloth boards. Gilt spine, all edges gilt. Binding extremities lightly rubbed, tear at head of spine of Vo. 2 neatly repaired. Some light foxing at beginning and end of each volume. A very good, clean set. New edition. Vicaire III, col. 125. Wick, P.A., The Court of Flora, 1981. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Friedrich von Gentz. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte Oesterreichs im neunzehnten Jahrhundert mit Benutzung handschriftlichen Materials.

      Leipzig, (Fischer & Wittig für) S. Hirzel, 1867. - VIII, 126, (2) SS. Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel. Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Marmorvorsätze. Gr.-8vo. Mit eigenh. Widmung des Verfassers an Staatsminister Friedrich Graf von Beust (1816-99) am vorderen Vorsatzblatt. Der Historiker Karl Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1838-97) war Sohn des Komponisten Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; er machte sich insbesondere um die Geschichte des griechischen Freiheitskampfes verdient (vgl. ADB 55, 558ff.). - Einband etwas berieben; innen papierbedingt etwas braunfleckig. Am vorderen Innendeckel Exlibris des Regierungsrats Josef Ringer, Wien. Kayser 18, 100. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Correspondance inédite de Victor Jacquemont avec sa famille et ses amis 1824 – 1832 précédée d’une notice biographique par V. Jacquemont neveu et d’une introduction par Prosper Mérimée.

      Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, Libraires Éditeurs, 1867 - 2 vol. in-8° ; (2)-XVI-390 pp./(2)-384 pp., plein maroquin vert foncé janséniste, dos à nerfs, titre or, large dentelle or int., double filet or sur les coupes, coiffes filetées or, tranches marbrées dorées, rel. de l’époque signée de l’atelier « Cottin-Simier », étui bordé, superbe exemplaire. « C’est un esprit libre, très estimé et très aimé de Stendhal et Mérimée avec lesquels il a eu une correspondance remarquable. » (Carteret, Le Trésor du Bibliophile, t. I, p. 447). Talvart & Place, t. X, p. 33. Vicaire, t. IV, 513. Édition originale. Manque à Carteret. Victor Jacquemont (1801-1832) fut l’explorateur français qui parcourut l’Himalaya, traversa le Tibet et visita le Ladakh à une époque où ces régions étaient réputées inaccessibles. Il mourut à Bombay, victime du choléra à l’âge de trente et un ans. Contemporain de Stendhal et de Mérimée, il fut l’une des figures les plus attachantes de l’époque romantique ; ses écrits sont d’une grande qualité. Cette édition comporte 129 lettres inédites, plus un fragment en prose intitulé : « Dialogue véritable » et un « Registre de correspondance » (mémento trouvé dans les papiers de l’auteur), in-fine du tome second. Parmi les correspondants de Victor Jacquemont, notons quelques noms qui retiennent notre attention : Henri Beyle (Stendhal), Alexandre de Humboldt, Lord William Bentinck (gouverneur général de l’Inde), Madame Cuvier, Adrien de Jussieu, etc. N. B. : Le relieur « Cottin » était le neveu de Jean Simier. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire Universel D'Histoire Naturelle Nouvelle Édition Revue, Considérablement Augmentée Et Enrichie.

      Paris: Abel Pilon Et Cie., [c1867] [Vol. III 'Second Edition', Paris: Au Bureau Principal De L'Éditeur, 1867; Plate Vols.: Paris: MM. Renard, Martinet Et Cie., 1849]. - 14 Vols. Text in 8vo. + 3 Plate Vols. in 4to. with half-titles. 287 (of 288?) engraved plates on india paper, mounted. with tissue guards. An attractive set in contemporary half red morocco, gilt backs, text vols. with all edges gilt, atlas vols. with top edge gilt (slightly rubbed, abrasions to upper cover of Vol. I, short split in lower front joint of 2nd atlas, dampstain to lower inner margin of text & some plates at beginning of 3rd atlas, some scattered light foxing in text vols. - the plates generally very clean). Mixed edition set of "the best illustrated encyclopedia of natural history." (Casey Wood) First published in 1837, the work includes articles contributed by the leading contemporary French authorities: Arago, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Deshayes, Prévost, Quatrefages, Valenciennes, and others. The plates, here uncoloured and on india paper, mounted, bound in three atlas volumes, were engraved by Fournier, Teillard, Oudet, Annedouche, Pierre, Corbié, and others, after Traviès, Werner, Prêtre, Oudart, Maubert, Baron, Delarue, Vaillant, Blanchard, &c., the first volume, devoted to humans, mammals, and birds containing 111 plates (the 53 birds after Édouard Traviès), the second, on reptiles, fish and insects with 93 plates, and the third, on shellfish, molluscs, spiders, &c., and plants with 83 plates. cfCasey Wood 323 (1837 edition with 288 coloured plates). cfPritzel 6846. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        40 Miles Around New York¿29 ½ x 27 inches. [and, on verso] H. H. Lloyd¿s New Map Of The Metropolis, Including The Cities Of New York, Brooklyn, Jersey Cityt, Hoboken, &c¿

      New York, 1867 - With original red covers, separate; bright original color; some light offsetting, else fine condition. An unusual, scarce, two-sided map, one a large, striking map of the metropolitan region covering a radius of 40 miles in all directions from Manhattan, and the other a street plan of the city and the immediately adjoining areas. The maps, especially the former, reflect the vibrancy of the dynamic, post-Civil War city, as the city and its surrounding area can already be envisioned as an interconnected, single region, unified by a dense network of rail lines and roads. While this map still shows topography to some extent, this kind of detail has receded into the background just as its relevance had. The street plan, which also includes most of Brooklyn, Hoboken, and Jersey City, also has a transportation focus in the showing the numerous ferry routes connecting New York City and its surrounding areas. Haskell 1173. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Stereoskop. Eine populäre Darstellung. 2., verm. u. verb. Auflage

      Leipzig, Teubner 1867 - Hirsch/H. IV, 918. - Sehr selten, nur im Bayer. BV nachweisbar, sonst seit 1950 in keiner deutschsprachigen Auktion verkauft. - Mit der Berufung Christian Theodor Georg Ruetes zum Ordinarius für Ophthalmologie waren die jahrelangen Bemühungen seines Vorgängers Friedrich Philipp Ritterich (1782 - 1866), der Augenheilkunde eine gleichberechtigte Stellung unter den medizinischen Fächern zu sichern, in Erfüllung gegangen. Die Universität Leipzig besaß damit den ersten ordentlichen Lehrstuhl für Augenheilkunde in Deutschland. Als einer der ersten Augenärzte Deutschlands machte Ruete die Studenten mit physiologisch-optischen Kenntnissen vertraut. Neben der physikalischen Optik maß er der Physiologie des menschlischen Auges große Bedeutung bei und suchte das physiologische Wissen mit dem der praktischen Augenheilkunde zu verbinden. So konstruierte er ein sogenanntes Ophthalmotrop, mit dessen Hilfe sich die Bewegungen des Auges verdeutlichen ließen. Besonders bekannt wurde er durch die Weiterentwicklung des Helmholtzschen Augenspiegels. Ruete gehört zu den Gründern der Reform der Augenheilkunde. Von ihm rührt die Augenspiegelung im ungekehrten Bilde und die Erfindung eines neuen Ophthalmotrops her. Er brauchte zuerst das Wort Uebersichtigheit (Hirsch). - Das vorliegende Werk über das Stereoskop beschreibt u.a. zunächst psychologische, physikalische und physiologische Vorbegriffe (die Sinnesorgane zur geistigen Wahrnehmung), Natur des Lichts, reelle und virtuelle Bilder, Bau des Auges etc., Beschreibung des stereoskopischen Sehens ohne Stereoskop, Beschreibung der verschiedenen Spiegel- u. Linsenstereoskope (Wheatstone, Brewster, Nachet, Helmholtz, Oppel), Darstellung stereoskopischer Bilder, ästhetischer Wert der Fotografie und der Stereoskopie u.v.a. - Es fehlt leider die Beilage mit den 27 stereoskopischen Bildern XII, 188 Seiten mit 59 Textholzschnitten, 1 Holzschnitt-Tafel Rotes Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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