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        Journal des Demoiselles 35eme annee : 1867

      PAN>, 1867. PAN>, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of biographies, historical and fictional works from the French periodical, Journal des Demoiselles. Containing a biography of the French aristocrat, remembered for her letter-writing, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal. A look at the works from medieval poet, Marie de France, as well as various short stories from French authors. Adorned with manyillustrations throughout the text, as well as ten beautifully hand-coloured plates, and two doubleleaved engraved plates. Condition: Rebound in a quarter cloth binding, with marbled boards. Externally, lightly rubbed and with some wear to the extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound, although lacking the title page and with loss to several of the leaves- which is affecting the text to pages 27 and 28. Bright, with some instances of light foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY, due to loss..

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        Dictionnaire National ou Dictionnaire Universel de la Langue Francaise

      Paris - Garnier Freres, 1867. Paris - Garnier Freres, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The famous French dictionary, designed to be used universally as an understanding into the French language. Featuring illuminated capitals to mark a new set of lettering. Edited by librarian of the Louvre, andmember ofthe statistical society of universal grammar, Aine Bescherelle as a Monument to the glory of the French language and literature. Volume one lists words A to F, with volume two featuring words G to Z. Published by the prolific French publishing house Garnier Freres. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In morocco bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, a trifle rubbed with worn extremities. Internally, volume two firmly bound and volume one generally firmly bound with some leaves working loose. Generally bright pages, yet with age toned endpapers. Some offsetting throughout from illuminated capitals. Closed tears to half title page of volume one. Light spotting to and tide marks to last pages three pages of the indexto volume two. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Sturmgepeitschte Landschaft, 1867

      1867. Aquarell auf Papier, unten links signiert: "AReinhardt" und unten rechts datiert: "im April 1867", 25,1 x 35,3 cm. Auch wenn August Reinhardt seine Ausbildung zum Maler in Leipzig bei den beiden nazarenisch geprägten Malern Gustav Jäger (1808-1871) und Bernhard Neher (1806-1886) und später in Weimar bei Friedrich Preller d.Ä. (1804-1875) absolvierte, orientiert sich das vorliegende Blatt eher an den Werken der späten Ludwig Richter-Schule. Malweise und Bildgestaltung lassen an Victor Paul Mohn oder Albert Venus denken. Dieser Kreis wird Reinhardt nicht fremd gewesen sein, hatte er doch während seines Rom-Aufenthaltes 1852 bis 1854 Kontakt zu Heinrich Franz-Dreber, dem Lieblingsschüler Richters. Von ihm wird Reinhardt auch die Lockerung des Strichs erlernt haben, denn Dreber hatte zu jener Zeit die scharfe Feder Richters bereits gegen den weichen, malerischen Kohlestift getauscht, was dann auch Arnold Böcklin stark beeinflussen sollte. In der farblichen Durcharbeitung unseres Aquarells setzt Reinhart gezielt auf das Verlaufen und Übereinanderschichten der Farben, um nuancierte Abstufungen zu erreichen. Dies ergibt ein variationsreiches Farbenspiel, das nahezu vollständig auf die konturgebende Linie verzichtet. Die dürren, windgepeitschten Äste sorgen hierbei für einen spannenden Kontrast. So gelingt Reinhardt eine intensive Wiedergabe des aufziehenden Gewitters.

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        Paris Guide

      Paris - A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, Editeurs, 1867. Paris - A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, Editeurs, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommon set of this guide to Paris as outlined, illustrated and recommended by some of greatest French writers and artists of the century. With an introduction by Victor Hugo. Each volume is preceded by several pages of facsimile signatures from the guide's contributors. An illustrious list that features Louis Blanc, Eugene Pelletan and Ernest Renan, amongst many others. Illustrated throughout with some particularly lovely double page plates showing the seating arrangement and numbers in some of the most beautiful theatres in the French capital. Volume II still has the four scarce folding maps of Paris and the surrounding countryside. Condition: Uniformly bound in quarter cloth over marbled paper boards. Externally, somewhat worn. Cloth split to front joint of I and both joints of II, backstrips lifting considerably. Hinges of I are strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages lightly spotted throughout with some handling marks. 16 pages removed to rear of volume I, believed to be theatre coupons that accompanied the issue. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Proceedings and Report of the Board of Civil Engineers . to Consider the Subject of the Construction of a Rail and Highway Bridge Across the Mississippi River at St. Louis

      St. Louis 1867 - Original wrappers, excellent condition. This copy belonged to, and was signed by, James A. Garfield while the future president was a member of Congress. 100 pp., 3 folding table, folding map. The map laid in is a reproduction of the Map of the Illinois Country from Collot's Travels. It is not clear that this map was originally issued with this pamphlet. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1867 1867, Eighth Thousand, VG. (Allibone 498. Gumuchian 78) In contemporary red cloth, gilt edge tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, some small marks and bubbles, upper cover with circular gilt image of Alice holding Pig and to the lower a Cat. Spine, has been skilfully relaid, titles and tooling in gilt. Internally, dark green endpapers, small bookseller label to fpd, half title (with ink name - Williams Wynn), tissue guarded frontis, [12], [1], 2-192 pp, 42 illustrations (B&W), a.e.g, small Burn binders stamp to epd, printed by R Clay, Son, and Taylor, Bread Street Hill. Dodgson, author, mathematician, and photographer, whose writing meant a great deal to him; writing was the main course by which he could do something for others, to fulfil a deep religious desire to contribute something to humanity—it was his offering to God. After resigning his mathematical lectureship in 1881, at the age of forty-nine (he retained his studentship and resident privileges at Christ Church to the end), he devoted himself primarily to his writing. Often standing at his upright desk (he calculated that he could stand and write for ten hours a day), he turned out a myriad of works. See ODNB.

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        The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

      Washington - Government Printing Office, 1867. Washington - Government Printing Office, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of reprints of the messages of sympathyreceived afterthe assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the attempted assassination of Lincoln's Secretary of State, William Seward. With frontispiece portrait of Lincoln. Including letters from Earl Russell, the citizens of New York, Rafael Seijas, and many other factions across the world. Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated. His assassination had a long-lasting impact upon the United States, and he was mourned throughout the country in both the North and South. There were attacks in many cities against those who expressed support for Booth. On the Easter Sunday after Lincoln's death, clergymen around the country praised Lincoln in their sermons. Millions of people came to Lincoln's funeral procession in Washington, D. C. on April 19, 1865, and as his body was transported 1,700 miles (2,700 km) through New York to Springfield, Illinois. His body and funeral train were viewed by millions along the route. After Lincoln's death, Ulysses S. Grant called him incontestably the greatest man I ever knew. Southern-born Elizabeth Blair said that, Those of Southern born sympathies know now they have lost a friend willing and more powerful to protect and serve them than they can now ever hope to find again. Condition: In a half-morocco binding. Externally sound, though rubbed. Front joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate of Worcester Public Library to front pastedown. Pages are bright and mainly clean, save for some ink spots and the odd patchof light foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, Of Massachusetts, On The Cession of Russian America to the United States

      Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867. First Edition. Original wrappers; minor foxing and wear; an excellent copy, complete with the folding map inside the front cover (short tear at one margin). It was Sumner?s influence in the Senate that was instrumental in approving the purchase negotiated and promoted by William Seward. This map was the first to use the name ?Alaska? for Russian America.

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        Message from the President of the United States

      ONT>By William H. Seward and Andrew Johnson, 1867. ONT>By William H. Seward and Andrew Johnson, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A report on the International Monetary Conference held in Paris in 1867 and the response of the then US President, Andrew Johnson. The 1867 conference saw delegates vote unanimously in favour of decimalisation and the Latin Monetary Union. However the United Kingdom sent no official delegate, and refused to accept the recommendations of the conference. Condition: Disbound. Binding is generally tight and firm. Pages have a few closed tears and just the odd spot, with light marginalage-toning to the external pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. A PROCLAMATION.

      Treasury Department,, [Washington: 1867 - Broadside, 8.5" x 14" with a few old folds [neat archival repair on verso to a small closed tear; no loss]. Printed on pale blue paper, with a small contemporary news clipping affixed [without obscuring any text]. Good plus. This rare Reconstruction broadside is signed in type at the end by President Johnson and State Secretary Seward. The Proclamation is prefaced by Treasury Secretary McCulloch's printed note, dated September 9, 1867, calling "the attention of the officers and employees of this Department" to it, and directing them "to strictly observe its requirements." OCLC records copies only at AAS and the New York Historical Society. The Proclamation warns "all persons against obstructing or hindering in any manner whatsoever the faithful execution of the Constitution and laws," and orders all "officers of the army and navy to assist and sustain the courts and other civil authorities of the United States in a faithful administration of the laws thereof," in order "to preserve unimpaired the integrity of the national Union." OCLC 61073785 [1- NYHS], 191233848 [1- AAS] [as of July 2013].

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        Griset's Grotesques or Jokes Drawn on Wood

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1867. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A charming collection of children's humorousmoral poetry. First edition. Withone-hundred quaint designs by Ernest Griset, and engraved by the Brothers Dalziel, thesedelightful engravings feature amusing caricatures of people and animals. Featuring original boards with coloured gilt vignette to the front board. Bound by W. Bone and Son. Condition: Ina cloth binding with gilt motif to the front board, and lettering to the re-backed spine. Externally, a trifle rubbed, with wear to extremities and spine. Both hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, although last page of advertisementsis detached but present. Pages are bright, withsome spots and handling marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Petroleum. (Correspondence, &c., Respecting Existence of, in New South Wales.)

      - Sydney, Govt Printer 1867. Foolscap folio sewn as issued (a bit used); 22pp, litho map & 2 plates, illustrations through the text. The first publication of any note on petroleum in Australia, or at least the possibility of it, and necessary investigations, results of examinations, and so on. The search seems to have been kicked off in 1866 by William Fane de Salis sending out a copy of Lesley's 1865 paper on the Kentucky petroleum basin, 'the only paper as yet published giving any reliable scientific account of the strata' in the hopes that comparative work could be done. That paper is reprinted here, from the copy kindly given by Murchison. What is not in this paper but is in the columns of The Empire is that the Minister for Lands ignored the offer of de Salis and that a Lands Department clerk responded 'the Minister for Lands does not consider it advisable to republish Mr Lesley's pamphlet as proposed by you'. Neither would the Lands Department, 'this incubus'. release Lesley's paper for The Empire to print, prompting the outraged columnist of The Empire to mutter darkly about the 'little games played some time ago in the matter of certain mineral lands at Illawarra'. 'Is there a disinterested and intelligent man in the colony who does not believe in his heart that the blowing of the Lands Office into perdition, with all its accumulated stores of red tape, useless maps, and sickening arrears of correspondence, would be one of the best things that could happen for the welfare of the community?' All this is not quite true, the correspondence in this paper tells a slightly different story but still, in all this is an education in the power of print, most obvious in the ability of the press to push along a recalcitrant bureaucracy but more interesting is the potency held by what was considered the sole copy of an otherwise unobtainable pamphlet. Lesley's paper itself is rare, certainly it was missed by Swanson's bibliography of oil and gas. It's almost unnecessary to add that this Australian paper also doesn't appear. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1867. London: Macmillan and Co., 1867 1867, Eighth Thousand, VG. (Allibone 498. Gumuchian 78) In contemporary red cloth, gilt edge tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, some small marks and bubbles, upper cover with circular gilt image of Alice holding Pig and to the lower a Cat. Spine, has been skilfully relaid, titles and tooling in gilt. Internally, dark green endpapers, small bookseller label to fpd, half title (with ink name - Williams Wynn), tissue guarded frontis, [12], [1], 2-192 pp, 42 illustrations (B&W), a.e.g, small Burn binders stamp to epd, printed by R Clay, Son, and Taylor, Bread Street Hill. Dodgson, author, mathematician, and photographer, whose writing meant a great deal to him; writing was the main course by which he could do something for others, to fulfil a deep religious desire to contribute something to humanity—it was his offering to God. After resigning his mathematical lectureship in 1881, at the age of forty-nine (he retained his studentship and resident privileges at Christ Church to the end), he devoted himself primarily to his writing. Often standing at his upright desk (he calculated that he could stand and write for ten hours a day), he turned out a myriad of works. See ODNB.

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        The Essays of Elia and Eliana

      London - Bell and Daldy, 1867. London - Bell and Daldy, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of Lamb's popular conversational essays, in a Harrow School prize binding. 'A New Edition, Published by Arrangement with the Proprietors, Messrs. Moxon and Co'. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles Lamb. The front pastedown has a Harrow prize presentation label for the fifth John Grant Lawson, for achievement in Mathematics, dated1871. Condition: In a decorative full calf Harrow School prize binding, with marbled endpapers. Externally, a little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean, with justsomelight spotsto first and last few pages. Overall: FINE..

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        Theatre de Voltaire

      Paris - Librairie de Firmin Didot, 1867. Paris - Librairie de Firmin Didot, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of some of the classic plays of Voltaire, including Oedipe, Le Fanatisme, Brutus and many others. In French. With tissue-guarded frontispiece of Voltaire. Voltaire wrote between fifty and sixty plays, including a few unfinished ones. Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally smart, though with some light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to half-title. Pages have scattered light foxing. A couple of closedtears to thepages in places, not affecting text. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Chronik des ehemaligen Reichsstiftes Kaisersheim (Kaisheim) nebst einer Beschreibung der Kirche.

      Nördlingen C H Beck 1867 - VIII, 280 S. Mit 7 gefalteten lithographischen Tafeln. 8° (20,5 x 14 cm). Pappe der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Die erste umfassende Chronik von Kloster Kaisheim, verfaßt vom Kaisheimer Pfarrer. - Das vorliegende Exemplat mit der meist fehlenden schönen Gesamtansicht von Kaisheim, dazu am Ende sechs Tafeln (nicht nur fünf, wie auf dem Titel verlangt) zur Baubeschreibung der Kirche: Grundriß, Seitenansicht, Epitaphe und Statuen (Tafeln 3 und 4), Kapitelle und Details, Blick auf die Kirche von der Chorseite (alle Tafeln wurde lithographiert "in der Strafanstalt Kaisheim"). - Etwas stockfleckig, Titel gestempelt und im oberen Rand mit zeitgenössischem Vermerk (demnach Geschenk von A. W. Endres, Schaidlers Nachfolger in Kaisheim), Vorsatz geknickt und mit Besitzvermerk. Einband gering berieben, unterer Rücken mit altem Papieretikett. *Lentner 8406: "Selten!". Verlagskatalog C. H. Beck, 314 (nur 6 Tafeln). 400 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy, and of the Principal Philosophical Questions Discussed in His Writings

      London - Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1867. London - Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Renowned philosopher John Stuart Mill's influential work examining a respected metaphysician. Third Edition. Publisher's catalogue to the rear. John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant. He was also an influential contributor to social theory, political theory, and political economy. He has been called the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century. Mill's conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control. He was a proponent of utilitarianism, an ethical theory developed by Jeremy Bentham. Hoping to remedy the problems found in an inductive approach to science, such as confirmation bias, he clearly set forth the premises of falsification as the key component in the scientific method. Mill was also a Member of Parliament and an important figure in liberal political philosophy. Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet (8 March 1788 6 May 1856) was a Scottish metaphysician. Two visits to Germany in 1817 and 1820 led to William's taking up the study of German and later on that of contemporary German philosophy, which was almost entirely neglected in British universities. In 1829 his career of authorship began with the appearance of the well-known essay on the Philosophy of the Unconditioned, the development of the principle that for the human finite mind there can be no knowledge of the Infinite. Condition: Smartly rebound in marbled paper boards with a buckram spine and leather spine label. Externally very good, just a little shelfwear and one or two marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        The history of Scotland : from Agricola's invasion to the revolution of 1688 / by John Hill Burton. [complete in 7 volumes]

      Edinburgh ; London : W. Blackwood, 1867-70.. Edinburgh ; London : W. Blackwood, 1867-70., 1867. 1st Edition. Finely bound set in modern gilt-blocked leather over marble boards. Raised bands. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Slight age toning to margins, which is more apparent in the titles and prelims. Taped repairs to title page of volume 1. Particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: Advocates Library, Aberdeen, with some library marks remaining. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.. Physical description: 7 v. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Scotland -- History.

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        Peer Gynt.

      . Et dramatisk Digt. Orig. udg. Kbhvn. 1867. (4) + 259 s. Samt. rödt hlvldr. med rygforgyldning.<br>1st edit. Copenhagen 1867. Contp. red half morocco, spine gilt..

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        The Select Works of John Bunyan: Containing The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress

      Glasgow, Edinburgh and London - William Collins, Sons and Company, 1867. Glasgow, Edinburgh and London - William Collins, Sons and Company, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition ofthe writings of John Bunyan containing The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress, illustrated with one hundred engravings on wood and a series of drawings in chromolithograph after designs by T. Stothard, R. A. With Life of the AuthorBunyan by the GeorgeCheever and an introductory essay to The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress by James Montgomery. The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come is a Christian allegory written by John Bunyan and published in February, 1678. It is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature, has been translated into more than 200 languages, and has never been out of print. John Bunyan (1628 - 1688) was an English Christian writer and preacher, who is well known for his book The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress. Though he became a non-conformist and member of an independent congregation, and although he has been described both as a Baptist and as a Congregationalist, he himself preferred to be described simply as a Christian. Condition: In a morocco binding. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities and marks to boards. Joints starting and slight loss to backstrip. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional spots and handling marks to pages and slight tidemarks to read endpapers. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Hetch Hetchy Flora: A Collection of Wildflowers Painted on May 22, 2013

      Santa Cruz, CA:: Peter & Donna Thomas,, 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. New. Donna Thomas. LIMITED EDITION of 35 copies, this is number 5. Accordion Fold Folio. [18] pp. 9 watercolor paintings of wildflowers, 1 watercolor painting of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir from O&#39;Shaughnessy Dam, 1 watercolor map, five ornamental pages of handwritten and rubricated text; text clean, unmarked. Bound between blue morocco leather boards, front and back covers have wooden replicas of a plant press used in the early twentieth century by botanist Willis Jepson, water color front cover label; binding square and tight. Housed in a two-toned cloth covered clamshell box. Fine. This book was inspired by the work of Willis Linn Jepson (1867-1946), California&#39;s most distinguished botanist of the early twentieth century. Jepson&#39;s life-long interest in botany began in childhood; he graduated from the University of California in 1889, and received a PhD from the same institution in 1899, becoming professor emeritus at UC Berkeley in 1937. When Jepson was 25 years old in 1892, he was a founding member of the Sierra Club. Among his books is A Manual of the Flowering Plants of California (1925). Jepson collected plant specimens in the meadows of the Hetch Hetch Valley. Donna Thomas painted some of these same flowers and more on May 22, 2013 beside Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. Donna Thomas&#39;s original art work and calligraphed text were reproduced by digital printing processes onto Peter Thomas&#39;s handmade paper. These pages were then sewn onto larger sheets of loft dried granite-like paper Peter made for the book. The binding design is based on the structure of Jepson&#39;s plant press.

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        Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray

      London - Chiswick Press, 1867. London - Chiswick Press, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifuledition of Gray&#39;s poems and letters with monochrome tipped-in photographs. With amonochrome portrait tipped-in to frontispiece, a decorative title page, decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. A presentation copy for Eton College for 1870 with presentation page with ink inscription bound in to front. Gray was educated at Eton College where his uncle was one of the masters. He recalled his schooldays as a time of great happiness, as is evident in his Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College. He made three close friends at Eton: Horace Walpole, son of Prime Minister Robert Walpole, Thomas Ashton, and Richard West. The four prided themselves on their sense of style, their sense of humour, and their appreciation of beauty. With a biographical introduction by his friend Horace Walpole and with notes following both the poems and the letters. Thomas Gray (26 December 1716 - 30 July 1771) was a poet, letter-writer, classical scholar and professor at Cambridge University. Gray began seriously writing poems in 1742, mainly after his close friend Richard West died. Gray spent most of his life as a scholar in Cambridge, and only later in his life did he begin travelling again. Although he was one of the least productive poets (his collected works published during his lifetime amount to fewer than 1,000 lines), he is regarded as the foremost English-language poet of the mid-18th century. In 1757, he was offered the post of Poet Laureate, which he refused. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, smart with only minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with only the odd handling mark and some spotting to plates and marks to some pages. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1867. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The pictorial edition of Shakespeare&#39;s works, edited and with notes by Charles Knight. The second, revised edition. Containing his Histories (in two volumes), his Tragedies (in two volumes), his Comedies (in two volumes), his &#39;doubtful plays&#39; (including plays which may or may not have been written by Shakespeare), and Knight&#39;s biography of Shakespeare (the third edition. With hundred of illustrations in the text. Throughout his career, Knight had always been an author as well as editor and publisher. However, his first major project as an author took shape in 1837, when he resolved to produce a pictorial edition of Shakespeare&#39;s works. He started searching for authentic visual materials and began a critical reading of the texts. His edition was based substantiallyindeed, too substantiallyon the first folio edition, although he made comparisons with other quartos and, in some cases, with originals in the British Museum. His background reading led to a deep interest in Shakespeare&#39;s life and the edition, published between 1838 and 1841 (he published six later editions of the works of Shakespeare), was prefaced with a one-volume biography. Knight succeeded in contextualizing Shakespeare&#39;s life as no biographer except Nathan Drake had done, and in dismissing a couple of the more absurd legends surrounding the playwright&#39;s early life. But he was prone to speculationeven suggesting that Shakespeare had visited Italy and Scotlandand all too dependent on J. P. Collier&#39;s forgeries, the traces of which were visible even in the last revised edition. (DNB)Complete in eight volumes. Condition: In cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally quite smart, though with some rubbing to the extremities and some marks. Some slight loss to the backstrips of three of the volumes. One joint starting. Splitting to cloth on backstrip of volume I of the Tragedies. Internally, generally firmly bound. Ink signatures of David Gouldto illustrated half-titles. Pages have some spotting throughout and some pencil annotations, but are otherwise bright. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Atuagagdliutit, Nalinginarnik tusaruminasassunik univkat (= Midler til at forsyne med Læsning, Fortælling om al slags, som er værd at høre) No. 91 (1867) indtil No. 127 (1869).

      Lars Møller, Nungme (Nuuk/Godthaab) 1867-69. Tospaltet tekst, her spalterne 1433-2025 + et fællestitelblad trykt med guld. 8 illustrationer af Aron fra Kangeq på fire blade (løse) + 36 + 32 illustrationer, flere sign. Lars Møller. Indbundet i et samtidigt sort halvlærredsbind. Ubeskåret. Bogblokken løsnet fra omslaget. Let plettet, også på et par af illustrationer. En enkelt udfoldelig illustration med et hul i foldingen i midten. Ejerstempel på bageste inderperm.. Bibliographia Groenlandica XII, 121. Den grønlandske avis, grundlagt i 1861, der indeholder artikler om vidt forskellige emner fra Grønland og resten af verden. Avisen blev stiftet af Rink og videreført af Lars Møller og flere indeholder charmerende illustrationer af den lokale Aron fra Kangeq.** Issues 91 to 127 from 1867-1869 of the Greenlandic periodical Atuagagdliutit. Untrimmed in a contemporary paper binding with spine of cloth. With 8 illustrations by Aron, 36+32 illustrations, some by Lars Møller. Contemporary paper binding with spine of cloth. Untrimmed. Loose. Owner's stamp on the back inner cover. Slight foxing throughout

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        The Waverley Novels. 4 Volumes

      Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1867 - 4 volumes. Frontis. Burgundy half morocco. Raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spines. Some slight rubbing to spines. Marbled endpapers and faded marbled page edges. A handsome set. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schul-Atlas

      Wien und Olmütz: Eduard Hölzel's Verlag, 1867. B. Kozenn's Geographischer Schul-Atlas für Gymnasien, Real- und Handels-Schulen. Ausgabe in 47 Karten. PP: [xii], 162 (inclu. 6 double fold-outs); plts 8-8b: America, America (Berg- und Flusskarte). Label front paste-down: L. E. Hansen's Buchhundlung. Blind stamped dark brown, gilt lettered binding (hinges separated from text block), a good to very good copy.

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        Die Contorwissenschaft. Handelscorrespondenz, Buchhaltung und die übrigen Contorarbeiten, nebst kaufmännischer Terminologie. Praktisch und theoretisch bearbeitet. Als Anhang und unentbehrlicher Rathgeber Das allgemeine Deutsche Handelsgesetzbuch mit Ausnahme des Seerechts und Die deutsche Wechselordnung.

      Stuttgart, Albert Koch, 1867.. VIII 311 S., (1) S. Anz., gr.okt., HLn., bestoßen, etw. fleckig, tls. st. stockfl.. | "... Kaufmann und Vorstand des Gewerbevereins in Neuenstein." - OCLC wie KVK verzeichnen bisher drei Exemplare - zwei in England und eins in Japan.

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        En Sommer i Island.

      . Reiseskildring. Kbhvn. 1867. (8) + 348 s. + 4 plancher i farvelitografi og foldet litograferet kort. Med 36 traesnit i teksten. Samt. dek. hellrd. St.p.t. <br>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..

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        Medaille unique a l'exposition universelle de Paris, 1867.

      . Haguenthal, Meurthe / Paris ca. 1867. 1 handkolor. Titel u. 39 handkolorierte teils eiweissgehöhte Einblattdrucke teils in Lithographie u. teils in Holzstich. Folio. Ppbd. Buchblock lose, Einband beschäd. Rücken mit Ln. überzogen. Blätter etwas angerändert u. gering fleckig. - Vorhanden sind aus der Serie 8: Nr. 197, 154, 250, 182, 137, 119, 153, 158 (?), 196, 202, 128, 117, 203, 135, 251, 183, 127, 180, 70, 181, 252, 159, 149, 114, 136, 163 (?), 151, 115, 66, 116, 133, 150, 122, 65 u. 126; aus der Serie Grands sujets: 212, 210 u. 211. Dazu eine Taf. ohne num.: La feulle populaire. Deckeltitel: Contes en Images..

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        The Last Chronicle of Barset

      Smith, Elder & Co., London 1867 - 32 full-page woodcut plates and 32 vignettes. Two volumes. 8vo. [227 x 143 x 55 mm]. [2]ff, 384pp; [2]ff, 384pp. Bound in the original blue cloth, the covers with a blind border and with a gilt block on the front, gilt spines, pale yellow endleaves, top and fore edges uncut, tail edges trimmed. (Headcaps chipped and corners a little worn). Contained within a later chemise and quarter purple goatskin slipcase with gilt backs. Sadleir, Trollope. A Bibliography, 26. Occasional light spotting, a few trivial marks and some corners creased, but a very good copy. Without the leaf of advertisements in vol.2 (described by Sadleir as "irregular in its appearance"). This is the second issue of vol.1, and a mixed issue of vol.2. Bookplate of the great Trollope collector, Morris L. Parrish, and labels of "Yardley" and Barton Currie. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        3 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Ghazir, 1867-1868.. Zus. 6 S., 4°.. Der italienische Missionar Louis Canuti war u.a. einer der Mitbegründer und später Rektor des von Jesuiten gegründeten Priesterseminars im libanesischen Ghazir, in welchem später u.a. auch der maronitische Erzbischof und Patriarch Elias Peter Hoayek unterrichtet wurde. Später war Canuti auch Superior in Zahle, wo er 1891 verstarb (vgl. ausführlich: O'Neill, Charles E. Diccionario historico de la Compania de Jesus I, 640). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. -

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        The physiology and pathology of the mind.

      London, Macmillan and Co., 1867.. 23 x 15cm, mod. Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und marmoriertem Deckelbezug; XIV, 1 Bl., 442 S., 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen; sehr gutes Exemplar. erste Darstellung kinder- und jugendpsychiatrischer Erkrankungen, die über eine Fallbeschreibung hinausgeht und systematisiert. Maudsley unterscheidet "Monomania, or partial ideational insanity", "Choreic delirium, or choreic ideational insanity", "Cataleptoid insanity", "Epileptic insanity", "Mania", "Melancholia" und "Affective insanity, or moral insanity". Die deutsche Übersetzung erschien 1870 nach der 2. Auflage mit Autorisierung durch Maudsley (s. hier Nr. 3458)

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        Album-lyrique: biographique illustrae de cinquante compositeurs et musiciens

      [Early Photography]. Lallier, Justin. Album-lyrique: biographique illustrae de cinquante compositeurs et musiciens par Justin Lallier, Membre de plusieurs Societes savantes, Auteur des Album Timbres-Poste et Contemporain et du Plan de Paris - 1867. Photographies par Trinquart. Paris: Chez les Libraires et Papetiers, [ca. 1867]. Only edition. No U.S. Locations except on microfilm (Getty). Oblong quarto (16 x 24 cm). Original maroon cloth, gilt design on upper cover, binding slightly rubbed, slight staining, but a very good copy. Complete with 51 oval shaped, albumen photographs (each 3 by 2.5 cm) mounted on 39pps. Each portrait with biographical note. The photographer Antoine Rene Trinquart (31, place Cadet, Paris) worked 1859-1962 with Pierre Petit (23, rue Louis Legrand, Paris), under the sign "La photographie des deux mondes." The following composers are photographed from life: Clapisson, David, Gounod, Halevy, Kastner, Masse, Meyerbeer, Rossini, Thomas, Verdi, Marietta Alboni, Marie Cabel, Capoul, Carvalho-Miolan, Cico, Delle-Sedie, Damoreau, Duprez, Falcon, Fraschini, Galli-Marie, Gardoni, Grisi, Krauss, Lablache, Mario, Michot, Montaubry, Naudin, Nicolini, Nilsson, Nourrit, Adelina Patti, Carlotta Patti, Penco, Roger, Sass, Viardot, and Zuchini. Album-lyrique also prints a number of other portraits after paintings: Auber, Beethoven, Boieldieu, Cherubini, Chopin, Gretry, Haydn, Herold, Mendelssohn-Bartoldy, Mozart, Weber, and Malibran.

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        Reineke Fuchs.

      . Stuttgart: Cotta [1867]. With engraved titlepage and 36 plates with drawings by Wilhelm von Kaulbach, engraved by R. Rahn & A. Schleich. Fol. 257 p. Nice contp. full red leather with all edges gilt and richly decorated with gold and blindtoolings on spine and boards. * Nice book with beautiful steelengravings..

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        Untersuchungen über die Gesetze der chemischen Proportionen. Über die Atomgewichte und ihre gegenseitigen Verhältnisse. Übersetzt von L[eon] Aronstein.

      Leipzig Verlag Quandt & Händel 1867.. Halbleineinband der Zeit, gr.-8°, XII, 347 Seiten mit 23 Abbildungen im Text und 1 Tafel, ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar, gestemplet, sonst guter Zustand. Erste deutsche Ausgabe der: Nouvelles recherches sur les lois des proportions chimiques et leurs rapports mutuels / par J. S. Stas. Bruxelles : M. Hayez, 1865.

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        EXPOSICIONES INTERNACIONALES DE PESCA Y AQUICULTURA DE ARACHON Y BOULOGNE-SUR-MER,

      Establecimiento Tipográfico de Estrada, Diaz y López. - Madrid. 1867. Autores: D. Mariano de la Paz Graells y D. Cesáreo Fernandez. Holandesa con puntas. 26X18. 1ª Edición. Piscicultura. 436Pág+3h+17 Bellas láminas (algunas desplegables). 1ª Memoria del Ministerio de Marina. Tirada de 1000 ejemplares (Pag. 5). Raríssimo tratado de pesca y acuicultura profusamente documentado e ilustrado describiendo todos y cada uno de los elementos importantes del mismo. Dificilíssimo en comercio. Ref 30 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lancashire and Cheshire - Past and Present - 2 vols

      William MacKenzie - London - 1867 - G++++++ A lovely two volume set with bevelled boards, all edges gilt, in publishers embossed and gilt ornate cloth binding. Volume I pages 1-352, Volume II pages 353 -464. A History of Lancaster and Chester forming the north-western division of England from the earliest ages to the present time (1867). With an account of the rise and progress of manufactures and commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering in these districts by William Fairbairn. With numerous illustrations from original drawings by H Warren RA and a series of portraits. All original. Tight bright and clean. Spines dulled and spine ends have thumbing but otherwise gilt to front boards bright and clean and all clean bright and tight inside. These two volumes are extremely heavy, so please do check postage costs with us. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Union Pacific Railroad from Omaha, Nebraska Across the Continent, Making, with its Connections, an Unbroken Line from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Charted by the United States. Its Construction, Resources, Earnings and Prospects.

      New York: : Offices, 1867. Pamphlet, 8vo, original printed wrappers, colored folding map (8 1/2" x 23 1/2"), 16 pp. Some minor chips at corners and extremities, pencil notation on top of the front wrapper, normal aging; otherwise very good. This pamphlet relates to a bond offering the company was issuing to raise capital. Management claims that the company has favorable prospects, and the mortgage bonds being offered are a secure and profitable investment. Railroad bonds were a popular investment during the second half of the 19th century, which helped prompt Henry Varnum Poor to publish his "History of Railroads and Canals in the United States" in 1860. The work enabled investors to see comprehensive financial information on just about all railroad companies. This pamphlet includes typical financial data about the company, and a folding "Map of the Union Pacific Railroad and its Connections." The map is in wonderful condition.

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        Chronik oder Denkwürdigkeiten der Stadt und Landschaft St. Gallen. Mit Inbegriff der damit in Verbindung stehenden Appenzellischen Begebenheiten. Von der ältesten bis auf die neuere Zeit.

      Zürich, St. Gallen, Schulthess, Scheitlin , 1867 - 4°.,2 Bl., 1084 S. und 7 Aquatintatafeln, HLdr.d.Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel., Titelblatt u. vorderer flliegender Vors. fehlt, Blätter etwas gebrauchspurig u. stockfleckig, einige Bl. wasserrändig. - trotzdem gutes Exemplar. Die Chronik ist alphabetisch nach Ortsnamen geordnet u. enthält ein Orts und Sachregister. Die Aquatinta-Radierungen zeigen St. Gallen (2), Rapperswil, Sargans, Pfäfers, Werdenberg und Rheinegg. 2200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Scotland. Selected under the direction of the Right Honourable Sir William Gibson Craig, Bart, Lord Clerk Register of Scotland. And photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen

      Southampton Ordnance Survey Office 1867. G : in Good condition without dust jackets. Rebound with new pastedowns. Boards rubbed. Light browning throughout. Foxing to prelims. Tape reinforcement to front inner hinge and fep. Some archive tape repair to base of first few pages in Vol 1 First Edition Quarter black leather with green cloth boards 580mm x 390mm (23" x 15"). [100pp] + plates. B/W and hand-tinted reproductions. Heavy set: extra shipping charges may apply.

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        Beitrag zur Fauna Centralpolynesiens. Ornithologie der Viti-, Samoa- und Tonga- Inseln.

      1867. Halle, H.W. Schmidt, 1867. 8vo (250 x 165 mm). pp. xxxix, (1), 290, with 14 handcoloured lithographed plates. Recent cloth, gilt lettered spine. "In this valuable contribution to the avifauna of Polynesia G. Hartlaub has prepared the preface, the introduction, and the diagnoses, the remaining part of the text being written by Finsch. The work is based chiefly on material collected by Dr. E. Gräffe, but deals with all birds known from the area in question, - altogether 99 species as well as ten doubtful ones" (Anker 141). The fine plates are drawn and lithographed by Finsch, 5 plates show eggs. Owner's stamp of Bibliotheca Dr. Jos. Gabriel on title-page. Anker 141; Nissen IVB, 315..

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        Portraits of british americans ( 3 Tomes)

      Notman ( Montréal) 1867 - Trois Tomes dont 2 à reliures anciennes le troisième semble plus récent . 86 réal photos véritables . Bizarrement chaque page des photos présente une tache d'eau mais les photos et les pages écrites sont impeccables Ref Livre B-539 boîte b-63 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Chanteuse.

      Paris, librairie Internationale et Bruxelles, Lacroix Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1867.. 2 tomes relie en un volume in-12, demi-veau bleu nuit de l'epoque, dos a 4 faux-nerfs plats, titre et tomaison dores, 360 et 327, (2) p. faux-titres et titres inclus (qqs rousseurs). Rare premiere edition parisienne, sous ce nouveau titre, de 'Les mariages de la Creole', d'abord publie en Belgique en 1866 et interdit en France jusqu'en 1882. Le scandale cause par sa publication contraignit Marie Rattazzi a l'exil. Marie Letizia Bonaparte-Wyse (1834-1902), femme de lettres, poetesse et journaliste, fille de la princesse Laetitia Bonaparte, epousa en secondes noces Urbano Rattazzi, premier ministre d'Italie. "Ouvrage rare et peu connu (...), violent pamphlet contre l'une des personnalites les plus en vue du Second Empire" (Gay, I, 556). Drujon indique que la famille visee etait celle des Schneider, particulierement le fondateur de la dynastie, Eugene Schneider, president du Corps legislatif de 1867 a 1870. Au cours de son recit, la narratrice decrit le sort impitoyable des esclaves de la plantation de l'ile de Bourbon (La Reunion) et milite pour leur emancipation. Merimee dans 'Lettre a une inconnue' eut ce commentaire a propos de ce livre : "Livre abominable mais ou il y a une sorte de talent". (Voir Drujon, 'Livres condamnes', p. 242 et 'Livres a clef', 579. Ryckerbusch, n°6847). Bon exemplaire..

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        Digte.

      Christiania, Dybwad 1867. Liten 8vo. 79 s. Orig. omsl. i ett nytt kartonbd. m. Refsumpapir, foromsl. foret opp i marg. Liten fuktskj. på omsl. marg, ellers pen.. Debut

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        Autographed Letter Signed soliciting witnesses for Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial

      Washington: , 1867 Washington, 1867. unbound. Exceedingly rare and historically important two-page letter, 10 x 8 inches, Washington, January 22, 1867. Written on lined paper with "House Reps (Confidential)" at the top. In this correspondence, Ashley writes to W.G. Brownlow, the Governor of Tennessee, soliciting witnesses who will testify against President Andrew Johnson at his impeachment trial. In part: "...give me the names at once of all witnesses who can sustain any of the charges preferred against the President...let this be done promptly...If the Union men are (earnest) let them come forward with the facts...I hope your legislature will promptly enfranchise the loyal men of color and this same Tennessee from the fate of Maryland..." Several folds with light browning and foxing; small tear along one of the folds. Very good(-) condition. Ashley was the democratic congressman and abolitionist who supervised the underground railroad and who drew the bill abolishing slavery, the first proposition to amend the constitution. Through his hatred for Republican Andrew Johnson, Ashley solicited charges and then introduced the Articles of Impeachment in 1867.

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        BÂTIMENT PITTORESQUES: RECUEIL DE COTTAGES, VILLAS, CHÁLETS, BÂTIMENTS DE COMMUNS ET DE BASSE-COUR. ETC. ETC. EXECUTÉS DANS LES ENVIRONS DE PARIS

      Paris: Neuhaus, Lith., 1867.. Paris: Neuhaus, Lith., 1867.. Double-spread decorated lithographed title and twenty lithographed line renderings. Folio (50 x 33.5 cm). Contemporary half red morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. The pictorial title-spread lithographed on cream stock; the renderings are printed on gray stock. Trace of foxing to endleaves, toe of spine and edges rubbed, otherwise very good. First and evidently sole edition of this production showcasing Tronquois&#39; works. Apart from the several plates of detail work, the full scale renderings here are of the main or out-buildings of Château de Bethmont; the Orangerie Observatoir et Sallede Bains (a Villers sur Marne); Villa à St. Greaien; Batiment de Communs à Marnes; Château de la Chaumette; Chateau de Bethmont, and a pigeon house at St. Arnoult. The format suggests this production may have been undertaken as a promotional for Tronquois&#39; services. Stepping across the channel, he was commissioned to design the Chateau Impney in Droitwich, for which he completed plans in 1869, and this production could conceivably have some relationship to lobbying for that commission. Little information about Tronquois seems to be accessible, except for his identification with specific buildings. A scarce work: OCLC/Worldcat locates three copies in France, a copy at Columbia, and a copy at the V&A; a sixth copy is noted under a separate entry at ETH-Bibliothek Zurich and is curiously assigned a Baudry imprint, but other details are sketchy. OCLC: 39252547.

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        Reise in Arabien. Aus dem Englischen. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd.

      Leipzig, Dyk, 1867-1868.. VI, 1 Bl., 354 SS.; 2 Bll., 292 SS. m. 1 Frontispiz, 4 lithogr. Plänen u. 1 mehrf. gefalt. Karte, gr.- 8°, Hldr.- Bd. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rtit. ( l. ber. u. best.).. Embacher 223-224; Henze III, 691. - Seltene deutsche Erstausgabe. - Palgrave reiste 1862 als verkleideter syrischer Arzt, ohne Instrumente u. Kompaß, ins Innere Arabiens. Nach heutigen Erkenntnissen dürfte er von Ma'an aus nach dem Wadi Sirhan im Süden gezogen sein, dort von der Oasengruppe Djuf aus die Nefud nach Hail am Dschebel Schammar erreicht haben. Er soll monatelang in der Hauptstadt Er-Riad gewohnt haben und sogar bis an den Persischen Golf gekommen, von Oman nach Maskat gesegelt und dort im März 1863 eingetroffen sein. Demnach hätte er Arabien von NW nach SO durchmessen (vgl. Henze). - Die grenzkolorierte Karte von Arabien im Format 36,7 x 47cm zeigt die arabische Halbinsel mit nahezu allen zu dieser Zeit bekannten geographischen Details ( Oman, Katar, Jemen etc.)., Titelblatt und Seite 1 gestempelt. Frontispiz mit leichtem Stempelabklatsch. Vereinzelt minimal fleckig, insgesamt etwas gebräunt. - Gutes Exemplar dieses seltenen Titels.

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