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      [Bookseller: dC&A Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Knuf Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Natural History Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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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]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc]
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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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        En Sommer i Island.

      1867 1867 - Reiseskildring. Kbhvn. 1867. (8) + 348 s. + 4 plancher i farvelitografi og foldet litograferet kort. Med 36 træsnit i teksten. Samt. dek. hellrd. St.p.t. With 4 mounted coloured chromolithographs & 1 folding lithographed map. With 36 woodcuts in the text. Orig. gilt decorated cloth. * First Danish edition of a narrative of a summer tour of Iceland in 1865. The author was a professor of geology at Uppsala University. Fiske I, 453. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Vijf jaren in Japan. (1857-1863). Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Japansche Keizerrijk en zijne bevolking.

      - Leiden, Van den Heuvell & Van Santen, 1867-1868. 2 volumes. 8vo (245 x 160mm). pp. xii, 335, (i); pp. vi, 357, (i), with 2 coloured frontispieces, 12 plates of which 10 coloured and 1 coloured folding map. Publisher's pictorial wrappers (spines repaired). First and only edition. During the 1850s the Tokugawa government decided to strengthen its national defense and invited naval officers and technicians to Nagasaki. One of them was J. Pompe van Meerdervoort, a naval surgeon from the Netherlands. He was asked by the Japanese authorities to establish a new system of medical education in Nagasaki. Assisted by Matsumoto Ryôjun and Shiba Ryôkai he established a western style hospital with 124 beds and a medical school. When Pompe left Japan England, France and the USA were already strengthening their pressure on Japan to open up the country, and the Dutch influence, that had continued for 250 years, gradually began to decline. Nevertheless Pompes achievements and the outstanding role he played in the modernization of Japanese medicine are highly esteemed in Japan.Later in 1865 the school's name was changed to Seitoku-Kan and after the Meiji-Restauration, it became the origin of the Medical School of Nagasaki University. Pompe's memoirs "Five years in Japan" describe the changing international situation in East Asia together with his medical activities and many observations on the Japanese society at his time.Pompe also experimented with photography, collaborating with some pupils he had taken over from his predecessor, Dr. J.K. van den Broek. Van den Broek was the first to introduce photography in Japan during the years he practised there (1853-1857). Under his tuition, a Japanese doctor, Keisai, was learning to take photographs using the daguerreotype process invented in 1839.Among Pompe's students was the first professional photographer in Japan, Ueno Hikoma. He opened a photographic studio in Nagasaki in 1862. Another of Pompe's students, Uchida Kyuichi, became famous as the first photographer ever to photograph the Emperor and Empress.Most plates show Japanese people in costumes, the frontispiece in vol. 1 shows the bay of Nagasaki and the frontispiece in vol. 2 shows the medical hospital at Nagasaki.Provenance: Bookplate of C.C. Krieger.Cordier 588; Tiele 873; Landwehr, 'Dutch Books with coloured plates', 395. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Claverings, The

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1867. - Hero Stays True, Gets RichFirst Edition in Original ClothTROLLOPE, Anthony. The Claverings. With Sixteen Illustrations, by M. Ellen Edwards. In Two Volumes. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1867.First English edition in book form. Two octavo volumes (8 3/4 x 5 9/16 inches; 222 x 141 mm.). [4], 313, [1, printer’s imprint], [2, advertisements]; [4], 309, [1, printer’s imprint], [2, advertisements] pp. No half-titles called for. Sixteen wood-engraved plates by H. Harral after M. Ellen Edwards (including frontispiece in each volume). With tissue guards.Original bright green sand-grain cloth over beveled boards. Front covers decoratively stamped in gilt and blind and lettered in gilt, back covers decoratively stamped in blind, spines decoratively stamped in gilt and black and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Binder’s ticket ("Bound by Burn. 37 & 38 Kirby St.") on rear pastedown of Volume II. Embossed stamp of W.H. Smith & Son on front free endpaper of each volume. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, hinges expertly and almost invisibly repaired. Some scattered light foxing, minimal thumbsoiling. Two small ink spots on p. 244 of Volume II, just affecting two letters. A few scattered pencil marks and annotations. An excellent, bright copy of this rare novel. The Claverings was originally serialized in the Cornhill Magazine in sixteen installments from February 1866 to May 1867. "Henry Clavering, a poor (if brilliant) schoolmaster, is thrown over by Julia Brabazon, who accepts instead the vicious but rich Lord Ongar. Harry determines to rise in the world and apprentices himself to the engineering firm of Beilby and Burton. He lodges with the Burton family, and despite the vulgarity of some of its members falls in love with the daughter Florence. Meanwhile, Lord Ongar has drunk himself to death and Julia, now a rich widow, throws herself at Harry who jilts Florence. After much indignation in the Burton family, he finally returns and marries her. Things are made easier when Harry’s cousins are drowned on a sailing trip, leaving him an estate and a title." (The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction).The last comparable copy to appear on the market was the Bradley Martin copy (with the binding decorated in gilt and black rather than gilt and blind), which was sold at Sotheby’s New York on May 1, 1990, for $6,600. "Sadleir was unable to distinguish priority of the two states of the binding." (The Library of H. Bradley Martin, Highly Important English Literature, Sotheby’s New York, May 1, 1990, Lot 3286). Sadleir, Trollope, pp. 82-84. Wolff 6771. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Last Chronicle of Barset

      London: Smith, Elder, 1867 - First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. With 32 illustrations by George H. Thomas. Bound in original purple cloth, minor wear at head and tale of spine, else a very attractive copy. Sadleir, Trollope, pp. 72-72; Wolff 6874 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Last Chronicle of Barset (First Edition)

      Smith, Elder, & Co. / J.B. Lippincott Company, London 1867 - FIRST EDITION in two 8vo volumes, half green calf with raised bands compartmented and gilt blind stamp decorated and morocco labels and marbled boards. Scarce. With thirty-two plates, plus thirty-two vignettes in the text. Some copies of this book have two pages of ads at the end of Volume II. This copy does not, but Sadleir states that these ads did not appear in many copies. Moderate wear to extremities. Overall a VERY GOOD set. 'I regard this as the best novel I have written. there is a true savour of English life all through the book'. The last of the six chronicles of the fictional Barsetshire, this work severed his working relationship with Millais, who was rejected in favour of George Smith. It is most famous for the stunning death scene of Mrs. Proudie, a literary coup de grace that Trollope later claimed to regret, despite its enormous and resonant impact on readers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Last Chronicle of Barset. With thirty-two illustrations by George H. Thomas.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1867. - 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple sand-grained cloth, titles and illustration to front boards and spines gilt, sides panelled in blind, brown coated endpapers, red speckled edges. Armorial bookplates of John William Clay. Spines rolled and slightly dulled, corners bumped, some faint marks to cloth, front hinges just starting, some light spotting to leaves and mild cockling throughout. A very good set. 32 illustrated plates, and a number of vignette illustrations in the text. First edition, bound from the original parts in the publisher's cloth; with the following issue points: publisher's rights printed on the verso of the titles pages, vol. 1 p.157 final D of the running headline not broken, vol. 1 plate facing page 120 with short explanatory underline, vol. 2 p.298 l.21 word 3 the name is Crawley rather than Toogood, vol. 2 plate facing page 370 "Consent" has capital "C". Sadleir 26. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Last Chronicle of Barset

      London: Smith, Elder, 1867 - First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. With 32 illustrations by George H. Thomas. Contemporary half green calf, spines gilt with red and brown morocco labels, marbled edges with label of Cross, Argyle Street, Birkenhead on front pastedown of both volumes. Fine copy. Sadleir, Trollope, 26; Wolff 6874 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, county of Wexford, Ireland.

      J. Russell Smith, London. 1867 - Small 8vo. Pp, (ii), 139. Original green blind-stamped cloth, gilt. Gatherings a little pulled. A fresh copy with the signature of Viscount Strangford on the half title page. From the library of Tarradale House with bookplate on front paste-down and withdrawn stamp on bookplate. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Glossary, with some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland.

      J Russell Smith., London. 1867 - 139pp. Previous owners signature and stamp on half title. Marginalia and notes on reps. Front hinge slightly tender. Spine slightly rubbed. Good hardback in publishers original blind stamped green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        New Zealand. Its physical geography, geology and natural history. With special reference to the results of government expeditions in the provinces of Auckland and Nelson. Translated from the German original published in 1863 by Edward Sauter, with additions up to 1866 by the author.

      Stuttgart, Cotta, 1867.. 4to. XVI, 515pp. With 7 chromolithogr. plates, 10 full-page woodcuts, 93 woodcut text- illustrations and 2 maps. Orig. green pict. cloth gilt.. First English edition. - Stamp of castle library on lower margin of title-page. A mint copy.

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        RULES & REGULATIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC, and the Resolutions Adopted at the National Convention, Held at Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 20, 1866

      Salem, OH: Hudson & Son, Printers, 1867. [ii] printed wrapper with verso blank, 12 pages of text, followed by [ii] blank rear wrapper. Moderate soiling and age-toning to wraps, with a few small tears to edges and a few tiny stains on front wrap. Includes a Preamble, 23 Articles and Resolutions. At this, the First National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic; it is likely that General John M. Palmer, Major B. F. Stephenson surgeon of the Fourteenth Illinois regiment, and General S. A. Hurlbut were present and involved in the formation of the national rules. GAR, Military, Soldiers, Sailors, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Organization, American, Americana. An attractive copy of this scarce publication.. First Edition. Paperback. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        La Lumière. Ses causes et ses effets. Tome premier. Sources de lumière. Tome second. Effets de la lumière.

      Librairie de Firmin - Didot, 1867 - 1868, Paris, - 2 voll. in un tomo in-8° (245x159mm), pp. (4), 431, (1); (4), 377, (3); legatura del tempo p. percallina vinaccia con titolo in oro al dorso. 8 tavv. ripiegate f.t. (alcune a colori: spettro luminoso, spettro solare, aurora boreale, spettri di fosforescenza, classificazione dei colori secondo il sistema di Chevreul, "cercle chromatique des couleurs franches") e numerose incisioni xilografiche n.t. Sparse fioriture, reintegrazioni all'angolo superiore esterno dell'occhietto del primo vol. e alla porzione inferiore destra del frontespizio dello stesso vol. Buon esemplare. Prima edizione di questo importante trattato del Becquerel (Parigi, 1820-ivi, 1891, figlio del fisico Antoine César e padre dello scopritore della radioattività, Henri) riguardante la luminescenza, le fonti luminose e la fotochimica; le principali scoperte in merito nel corso del secolo XIX sono quasi per intero opera dello scienziato francese (egli, fra l'altro, nelle sue ricerche spettroscopiche, fu il primo a fotografare lo spettro del Sole e apportò contributi fondamentali allo studio delle radiazioni infrarosse e al loro effetto sopra i fenomeni della fosforescenza). Assai importanti anche i capitoli dedicati nell'opera alla fotografia e alla fisiologia della visione umana. Lorenz, V, 104. Honeyman Collection, 262: "The author's best known work, containing his important researches on phosphorescence and the chemical effects on light". Sotheran, I, 6088. DSB, I, pp. 555-556. Poggendorff, III, 93. Darmstaedter, 657. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Promenades de Paris: Histoire, Description des Embellissements, Depenses de Creation et d'Entretien des Bois de Boulogne et de Vincennes, Champs-Elysees, Parcs, Squares, Boulevards, Places Plantees,

      J. Rothschild, Editeur 1867-1873, Paris - Two volumes of unbound sheets as issued in publisher's portfolios. Elephant folio (18 x 26 inches). Illustrated with 487 wood engravings (gravures sur bois), 80 engravings on steel (acier) and 23 chromolithographs. Two title pages, both printed in black and red, the first dated 1868, the other, 1867-1873. Volume I. (Texte) contains signatures loose in the portfolio, and Volume II, (Planches) contains the loose plates and plans, many folding, as well as the brilliant chromolithographs. Some pages of the text volume have light soil; page xvii has a slight separation at the fold, xlvii a marginal corner tear (no loss) and Le Bois de Vincennes also has a marginal tear (no loss). The plates include 22 magnificent chromolithographed botanical plates; one of the plans is also chromolithographed, bringing the total to 23 as called for in the title. There is a corner dampstain to the plates, mostly light, and not affecting any images, occasional light soil else very good. The publisher's portfolios are in green pebble-grained cloth, gilt. All hinges have been repaired, both within and without; the plate portfolio is worn from damp on the rear board, the text portfolio has a repaired scrape on the rear board, and the leather spines and gilt spine titles are worn and cracked and have had repairs to the head and tail; cloth ties have perished on both cases; but they still give a nice presentation and protection to the text and plates. Collated and complete, and rare thus. In French. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Souvenir de l'Exposition universelle de Paris.

      [Paris] 1867 - in-4 oblong (36 x 27,5 cm), [63] ff. de papier fort non chiffrés, servant de support aux documents contrecollés, chagrin cerise, dos muet à faux-nerfs richement cloisonné et fleuronné, double encadrement de double filet à froid et de guirlande dorée sur les plats, titre poussé en lettres dorées au centre du plat supérieur, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Manques de cuir aux deux coins inférieurs. Très intéressant et séduisant album d'amateur, regroupant toutes sortes de publicités et documents commerciaux collectés lors de l'Exposition universelle de Paris en 1867, appelée officiellement Exposition universelle d'art et d'industrie. Les documents se répartissent en trois séries principales : 1. Les prospectus commerciaux d'une feuille ou d'une demi-feuille, imprimés au recto ou aux deux pages (108 pièces). - 2. les simples cartes de visites des établissements représentés à l'Exposition (228 pièces, de format non encore standardisé). - 3. Enfin, de loin les plus élaborés, les livrets ou catalogues de plusieurs feuillets, avec présentation détaillée des produits (30 pièces, dont le plan-guide officiel publié par la Commission de l'Exposition). Il se présente quelques doublons, spécialement dans la première catégorie. Dans tous les cas, les informations sur les exposants et les produits présentés sont nombreux, considérables et surtout parfaitement contemporains, exprimés dans le "langage publicitaire" de l'époque, ce qui rend le document particulièrement intéressant tant pour l'histoire des techniques que de la pénétration des innovations dans la vie quotidienne. Tous les domaines ont fait l'objet de la collection réunie ; pêle-mêle : textiles, parfumerie, instruments de musique (dont les orgues Cavaillé-Coll), coffres-forts, cloches, machines à coudre, armes, ferblanterie, orfèvrerie, télégraphie sous-marine, fours, porcelaine, voitures, machines à vapeurs, wagons, etc.

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      - H.-HISTORIA.FRANCÉS.Edt.Firmin Didot Freres,Paris 1867.Tercera edición francesa.19 tomos encuadernados en holandesa tela con tejuelos y dorados en el lomo.Unas 600 páginas por tomo.21x14 cm.Traducción del italiano por EUGENE AROUX Y PIERSILVERIO LEOPARDI [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on American Law. Eleventh Edition, Edited by George F. Comstock. Four Volumes

      Little, Brown, and Company, Boston 1867 - Original sheep, contrasting crimson and black labels, gilt, a bit worn and a little foxing and staining, but in general a well-preserved, attractive set Later edition of a pre-eminent work of American law, praised by Story and, in Lawrence Friedman's words, "immediately [becoming] the standard general treatise on law in the United States", devolving on Kent the sobriquet of "The American Blackstone" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Some Account of the Life and Works of Hans Holbein, Painter of Augsburg

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this nineteenth-century work on Holbein by the famous art historian Wornum. First Edition. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contains numerous illustrated plates. With a bookseller'slabel for James Miles, Leeds, to the front pastedown. Ralph Nicholson Wornum (18121877) was an English artist, art historian and administrator. He was Keeper and Secretary of the National Gallery of London from 1855 until his death. He contributed to several publications, including the Penny Cyclopaedia (1840), Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1841) andthe Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge's Biographical Dictionary (unpublished). To these, he added articles to the Art Journal, among them criticizing the current catalogues of the National Gallery. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages butotherwise generally clean. Ex Worcester Public Library copy with stamps to several of the pages and borrowers label to the front pastedown and spine. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Kritika chistago razuma. (In russischer Sprache: Kritik der reinen Vernunft. Übers. M. Vladislavlev). 1. russische Ausgabe.

      St. Petersburg, N. Tiblena, 1867. - XXXIII, 282, III S. 8°. Spät. HLederband auf 4 Bünden, mit etwas Rückenvergoldung und -titel. Minimal berieben; Titelei knittrig; Anstreichungen und Glossen in Blei-, Blau- und Rotstift; Inverntarstempel und hs. Besitzvermerk auf Titelei. Dekoratives Exemplar. RU

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        The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakespere (Shakespeare)

      George Routledge, New York 1867 - Complete Set, all 8 volumes. Full leather w/ gilt titles on spine and gilt designs on edge of boards with five raised bands. Printed in 1867, and all volumes have a gift inscription of 1874 and this is the Revised edition published by George Routledge and Sons. All volumes are here: Tragedies I & II, Comedies I & II, Histories I & II, the Supplement, the Biography. All volumes have been reinforced w/ cloth by a modern book binder. All volumes had a ribbon book mark at one point that is all but gone now and book spines are cracked and darkened to some degree as well some wear to corners. Tragedies I has chips to the spine and nicks to leather in places. Tragedies II is missing a chunk from the title label on spine and bump to top edge of text. Biography is missing the colored leather label over the word "Biography", nicks to leather in some places, and moderate wear to corners. Comedies I has a few nicks to the leather. Comedies II is missing title label and "Shakespere" label is partly hanging on to spine. Histories I is missing chunk from volume title label on spine and entire label over "Shakespere" is gone as well as scrape to leather on front board and small scrap to ffep. Histories II has some wear to area below volume label and two small scrapes to ffep and one to rfep. Supplement both spine labels are missing chunks and wear to head of spine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Voix de GUERNESEY. Victor HUGO à GARIBALDI.

      Chez Tous Les Libraires 1867 - In-12 ( 150 X 100 mm ) de 16 pages, broché. Petits manques à la couverture, bon exemplaire de cette très rare et fragile Edition Originale. edition-originale Littérature [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Leaves of Grass [Fourth Edition]

      Wm. E. Chapin and Co, New York 1867 - Publisher really the author with Chaplin as printer. This edition was issued in more than one state and priority appears to be uncertain. This variant is Myerson A.2.4.a.2. Its content pages list 'Leaves of Grass', 'Drum-Taps', and 'Songs Before Parting' (but not 'Sequel to Drum-Taps') though it contains 'Leaves of Grass' and 'Songs Before Parting' only as issued. The early binding is black half leather with gilt titles, decoration and publication year to the spine and blue cloth boards. The book is tight and square with the spine professionally and sympathetically relaid but with earlier endpapers preserved. Page block edges marbled. Internally very good with a blank section at the top of the title page replaced where an ownership signature is likely to have been cut away. There is now another ownership signature neatly to the top right corner of the ffep. There is an early head and shoulders photograph of Whitman as frontispiece. A nice copy of a scarce edition in very good and serviceable condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On the dental characters of genera and species, chiefly of fishes, from the low main seam and shales of coal, Northumberland.

      Wyman & Sons, London 1867 - Presentation Copy with Autograph Letter SignedOwen, Richard (1804-92). On the dental characters of genera and species, chiefly of fishes, from the low main seam and shales of coal, Northumberland. Offprint from Transactions of the Odontological Society of Great Britain. 8vo. 72pp. 15 chromolithographed plates. London: Wyman & Sons, 1867. 211 x 137 mm. 19th century cloth, a little shaken, minor wear at spinal extremities, handwritten paper spine label (a little chipped). Presentation copy, with 2-page A.L.s. from Owen to the recipient John Ward, dated 19 May 1868, tipped in at the front; Ward's signature (dated May 1868) and note "Presented by Professor Owen" on the title. Sheet of notes in pencil in an unidentified hand laid in. First Separate Edition of Owen's brief monograph on fossil teeth, originally intended for inclusion in a second edition of Owen's Odontography, which, however, was never published. The work is iIllustrated with 15 colored plates showing cross-sections and microscopic views; Owen had been among the first to take advantage of recent improvements in microscopy to study the structure of fossil teeth. Owen presented this copy to John Ward, a collector of fossils who contributed specimens to the British Museum; see The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments of the British Museum (1904), p. 235. Owen's letter to Ward reads as follows:I am obliged by your friendly information relative to Rhizodus & other coal-fossils, & have pleasure in forwarding you a copy of the Paper you desire to have. Tell Mr. Garner with my kind regards, that "Part VI" will be forwarded to him, and that parts VII & VIII, now in Press, will complete the Work: although the Materials have grown on my hands to fill two or more such volumes. Believe me, truly yours, Richard Owen.[postscript] I could not, just at present, devote time to describe your Fossils-I may tell you when I am at leisure to take them in hand."Rhizodus" refers to an extinct group of predatory lobe-finned fishes. We have not been able to identify the publication Owen mentions. B.M. (Nat. Hist.), p. 1491. Owen, Life, II, p. 369. Rukpe, Richard Owen, pp. 113-15. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas für die erste Stufe des geographischen Unterrichts in den oesterreichisch-deutschen Schulen. Mit einem Text- und einem Bildteil: 48 chromolithogr. Kartentafeln, dazu 5 vorgebundene Texthefte + Supplement-Heft. Entworfen, gezeichnet und mit Text versehen von Anton Steinhauser, K. K. Rath.

      Verlag und Eigenthum der Kunsthandlung Artaria & Comp., Wien, 1867 - 2. Auflage. 27, 7, 16, 8, 8, 1 Seiten Text, anschliessend Kartenteil. Sprache: de Originalhalblederband auf 4 Scheinbünden, mit dezenter Rückenvergoldung und Lederecken. (Kanten berieben, Deckel minimal beschabt. Vor-/Hintersatz/Titel stockfleckig. Wenige Anfangsblätte an Längskante schwach und schmal wasserrandig. Am Umblättereck innen vereinzelt fingerfleckig). - Ansonsten ein gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar in fester Bindung und ohne Eintragungen.

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        Palazzo d'Anna. Posillipo.

      Napoli, ca. 1867, albumen print, 24,1 x 18,3 cm, on original mount, photograph no. 1126. Sommer's early large blindstamp in lower right corner of the mount. KEYWORDS:italy / posillipo

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        Reviews of Emory Washburn's "A Treatise on the American Law of Easements and Servitudes [and] John Barnard Byles, "A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-Notes, and Checks [and] "Summary of Events: Impeachment"

      American Law Review 1867-68, Boston - Modern black cloth, gilt, one small ink stamp on the verso of the title, else a very good copy; the Review's second volume for 1867-1868 Among Holmes's earliest legal writings, as he became a staff member of the Review, founded by his close friends, John Ropes and John Gray the previous year, showing "Holmes's first efforts to make a naturalistic or scientific study of the law" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1867. . Ninth thousand, or fourth edition. 8vo. (x), 192 pp. Attractively bound in red full morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, spine with gilt tooled raised bands, rules to compartments and boards, all edges gilt. Frontispiece and 41 illustrations by John Tenniel. A handsome copy. Williams, Madan, Green & Crutch, 46b. First published in 1865.

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        ALS signed John Bowring.

      1867 - One page hand written letter signed 'John Bowring', to a W. Dixon, possibly the English author and editor William Hepworth Dixon, referring to Bowring's friendship with Louis Philippe, the king of France, and General Dumouriez. The complete text: "My Dear Sir, You may perhaps not deem this (ornate) contribution to history which I enclose unacceptable. I was very intimate with L. P. having been introduced to him by the only man whom I remember to have had any real influence over him, (one) General Dumouriez." Bowring was an accomplished linguist, writer, translator and diplomat. Bowring served as the fourth governor of Hong Kong from 1854 to 1859, and became involved in several incidents, including the Arrow Incident and the attacks on Canton which precipitated the Second Opium War. Even though there were standing instructions from the home government to avoid armed conflict with China, Bowring waited only until naval forces that had been involved in the Crimean War were available, and then ordered British gunboats under Rear Admiral Sir Michael Seymour to "punish" Canton. Bowring and Seymour were commended for their actions by Lord Clarendon, the Foreign Secretary. The war served as a pretext for advancing British and foreign interests in China such as the loosening of trade restrictions and the continuation of the opium trade.Bowring was a prolific author, writing accounts of his missions, works on poetry, and political & economic treatises. In his 'Autobiographical Recollections', Bowring writes of Louis Philippe and Dumouriez: "I was then intimate with the Duke of Orleans, who was in disgrace at Court. He had been denied the privilege of sitting in the Chamber of Peers, no higher title than Serene Highness was conceded to him, and it was believed that he was the centre of a hundred conspiracies to overturn the government. It was supposed, as I had travelled much, and had had much intercourse with the liberals of Europe, that I was a secret agent, as I undoubtedly was a personal friend of Louis Philippe, to whom I had been originally introduced by General Dumouriez ." Charles-Francois du Perier Dumouriez (1739 –1823) was a French general who distinguished himself in the French Revolution, but ultimately defected to the Austrians, having been defeated by them at Neerwinden in 1793, and having fallen under suspicion of the French Directory. He is said to have fled from France on the horse of the future King Louis Philippe. 5 1/4 x 8in., cream paper, with 'Claremont, Exeter', the family estate's embossed stamp at top. Written and signed clearly in black ink, dated 20 May 1867. A bit ruffled at edges, closed short tear, old folds o/w very good. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        RICORDI DI UN VIAGGIO SCIENTIFICO NELL'AMERICA SETTENTRIONALE NEL 1863, rara edizione originale, Bologna, Tipografia Giuseppe Vitali, 1867

      - 16 x 22,5, rilegatura mz. pelle successiva con titoli in oro al dorso, interno in buono stato con 14 figure nel testo ed alcune f. t. ma sopratutto è presente la famosa carta dopo la pagina finale 278 ripiegata ed in ottime condizioni. Si tratta del famoso viaggio che Capellini (precursore in Italia anche delle teorie di Darwin) effettuò nel 1862 nel Nebraska e sulle rive del San Lorenzo riportando importanti campioni con teorie e studi.

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        Les Fleurs Animées

      - In two volumes. Texte par Alph. Karr, Taxile Delord & le Cte Felix. Nouvelle Edition avec planches Très-soigneusement retouchées pour la gravure et le coloris par M. Maubert. Garnier Frères, Paris, 1867. Contemporary quarter crimson morocco over cloth boards with gilt panelled spines decorated with central floral sprays and lavish foliate cornerpieces, raised banding and titles stamped direct; aeg; small 4to, 277x184 mms. Two additional hand-coloured title pages; adorned with full page hand-coloured plates throughout. These plates depict pretty women dressed in the leaves and petals of a particular flower or plant and their characteristic personality trait is shown by their pose or in the details of the background with attendant animals.A very fresh copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Fleurs Animées. Texte par Alph. Karr, Taxile Delord & Le Cte Foelix. Nouvelle édition.

      - Paris, Garnier Frères, 1867. 2 volumes. Royal 8vo (265 x 170mm). pp. (2), 339, (5); (2), 321, (5), with 2 handcoloured lithographed frontispieces, 50 handcoloured lithographed plates and 2 plain lithographed plates. Contemporary green half calf, richly gilt spines, gilt edges. The first edition was published in 1847. "Of all his work, this is his most graceful fantasy: the fifty-two plates of court beauties in floral haute couture present a suite of fashionable tableaux redolent of the sentimental spirit of French Romanticism, at the end of the July Monarchy and in the predawn of the Second Empire. This briljant assembly of the Court of Flora has all the elements of Romantic ballet with its highly conventionalized poses, fanciful costumes, and magical settings. To these Grandville has playfully added attendant beetles, crickets, butterflies, moths, and caterpillars, those diminutive inhabitants of the garden, in variant agressive or sycophant roles" (Wick, P.A. The Court of Flora, 1981). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia delle Cinque Giornate di Milano narrata al popolo italiano da Mario Paganetti

      Paolo Inversini Librajo Editore, Milano 1867 - n 8°(26 x 19,5); pagine (2),964, (4). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titolo e filetti in oro, fregi al dorso. Raro esemplare di pre-edizione; nel frontespizio non è riportata la data del 1868; il nome però è già quello del Paganetti conosciuto con lo pseudonimo di Piero Mattigana che a fronte dell'impossibilità di realizare l'opera da parte di Davide Besane si sostitui allo stesso. In terza pagina compare ancora la dedica a Garibaldi del Besana datata 15 marzo 1867 e il ringraziamento dello stesso Garibaldi (16 marzo 1867) al Besana, segue la Nota tipografica che recita "Circostanze indipendenti dalla propria volontà avendo impedito al Signor Besana di mantenere le promesse da lui fatte all'Editore di scrivere la presente narrazione, ne assume il compito il Signor Mario Paganetti, conosciuto nel mondo letterario sotto lo pseudonimo di Piero Mattigana". Il travaglio che accompagnò quest'opera determina nelle diverse pre-edizioni un numero variabile di tavole litografiche relative ai personaggi che ebbero parte nei fatti qui narrati, tantè che in alcuni variabili si riscontrano anche aggiunte di fotografie d'epoca; il ns. esemplare conta 17 tavole Litografiche a firma Rossetti. Contiene il testo di quello che già allora viene titolato come Inno Nazionale di Goffredo Mameli (interessante notare le differenze con il testo che diventerà poi nel 1946 Inno Nazionale). Opera molto rara in buona legatura d'epoca, carte interne con qualche leggera ossidazione, nell'angolo alto di sinistra per alcune decine di pagine sono presenti due tarletti che non toccano mai il testo e che per la maggiore sono stati restaurati. Esemplare più che discreto.

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        The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, And other Sketches

      C. H. Webb, New York 1867 - Original green cloth with gilt-stamped spine and front cover. Bevelled edges. With gilt-stamped frog in the lower left corner of the front board, and the same image blindstamped on the rear board. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, with unbroken type on pages 21, 66, and 198. The preliminary ad has been excised, but the remaining stub is clearly a different buff color from the surrounding pages, which is known to characterize the leaf. One of 1000 copies of the first printing of Twain's first book. There are a few small rents to the cloth on the front board. The tips of the lower forecorners are worn through, and there is a short split to the surface cloth only at the foot of the front joint. Internally, there is a spot or two of foxing to the first couple of pages, and the front hinge is perhaps just a little tender. A bright, Very Good, and unrestored copy of a title that is usually found rebacked or recased. BAL 3310. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

      C. H. Webb, New York 1867 - 193 pp. Second issue, with battered type on pp 21, 66 and 198; the first issue was printed in 1000 copies, and this second issue was printed two weeks later in an edition of 550 copies. Full red morocco by Bennett of New York, all edges gilt, gilt mitered spine panel with center tools; original cloth cover laid down on inside of front cover, original spine laid down in inside of rear cover. All gilt still brilliant on Morocco, brilliant on laid down front cover, strong on laid down spine but no longer brilliant due to wear. Morocco with tiny repairs at head and foot of spine and at tip, otherwise fine. Contents fine - clean and crisp, no names or marks. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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