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        The Divine Comedy - The Longfellow Translation in Three Volumes: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso

      Ticknor and Fields, 1867. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1867. First Longfellow translation. First Edition thus, First Printing, with matching dates of 1867 on the copyright and title pages of all three volumes. Volume II and III are in Very Good condition. Volume I is in Fair condition, with a split in the cloth at the rear gutter, leaving the rear hinge very, very fragile and the rear board in danger of becoming detached. All volumes show wear at spine ends, with chipping to top ends, with a chip that appears glued back onto the top of the spine on Volume III. Light scuffing to boards, light edge wear. Bumped corners. Gilt lightly rubbed, but still rather sharp.

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        Der Todtentanz : Gemälde auf der Mühlenbrücke in Luzern, ausgeführt von Casparus Meglinger, Pictor. Getreu nach den Originalien lithographirt und herausgegeben von Gebr. Eglin in Lucern, Kapellgasse No. 260 / La Danse des Morts sur le pont des moulins a Lucerne, peinte par Gaspard Meglinger.

      Luzern, Gebr. Eglin 1867.. Quer-Folio (27 x 38.5 cm). VI SS. (Text mit lithogr. Titel), 56+1 lithogr. Tafeln, 1 Bl. (Tafelverzeichnis). OHLn. (etwas gebräunt u. berieben) mit lithogr. Deckelillustrationen. Erste Ausgabe. Seiten leicht gebräunt u. stellenweise schwach stockfleckig. Etwas Alters- u. Lagerungs-, weniger eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren, Besitzerstempel a. Titel. Gesamthaft weitestgehend sauberes, recht gutes Exemplar.. Einzige Ausgabe in Grossformat. Zu den vier verschiedenen Ausgaben bis 1892 vgl. die Einträge der ZHB Luzern. - Kaspar Meglinger (Taufe in Luzern 1595-ca. 1670 Luzern), Historien und Porträtmaler in Luzern (vgl. SIKART u. Brun, SKL 2, 1908). Der Totentanzzyklus auf der (nach üblicher Bezeichnung:) Spreuerbrücke, entstanden in den Jahren 1626-1635/1637 gilt als gesichertes Werk Meglingers und als bedeutendstes erhaltenes Beispiel eines Totentanzes. "Von den ursprünglich 65 [recte wohl: 67] Tafeln des Totentanzes sind 46 am Ort, die übrigen in Museen und Magazinen der Stadt erhalten." (Kunstführer durch die Schweiz. Bd. 1, 1971, p. 321). - "Der Maler Kaspar Meglinger schuf in 67 Tafeln einen Totentanz, den er auf der Darstellung des Weltgerichtes signierte. [..] Der Totentanz ist im Thema und in einzelnen Kompositionen stark unter dem Einfluss von Callots radiertem Zyklus 'Balli di spassani' (Tanz der Spassmacher). Im Gegensatz zum Totentanz Jakob von Wyls im Ritterschen Palast [..] stellt Meglinger die unheimlichen Vorgänge in stimmungsvolle Landschaften und Interieurs mit zahlreichen malerischen Details. Der Tod mischt sich als Mensch unter die Menschen und nähert sich einem jeden gemäss seinem Stand oder Beruf. Auf diese Weise zeigt uns Meglinger seine Zeitgenossen im damaligen beruflichen und gesellschaftlichen Milieu und vermittelt eine Fülle von kulturhistorischem Anschauungsmaterial. Rein künstlerisch steht der Zyklus hoch über den Bilderreihen der beiden andern Brücken [i.e. Hofbrücke u. Kapellbrücke]." (Adolf Reinle, Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kantons Luzern, Bd. II: Die Stadt Luzern. I. Teil. Basel 1953, p. 94 u. 98 f.). - "Als älteste Darstellung im deutschsprachigen Raum gilt der ca. 60 m lange, um 1440 entstandene Zyklus auf der Friedhofsmauer des Basler Dominikanerklosters, von dem nur wenige Fragmente erhalten sind. Die Blütezeit erlebte das Motiv im Zeitalter der Reformation: Die Basler Bilder wurden umgestaltet, in Bern malte Niklaus Manuel einen monumentalen Totentanz und Hans Holbein der Jüngere schuf Vorlagen für eine erfolgreiche Holzschnittfolge, die als Emblembuch 1538 in Lyon veröffentlicht wurde. Totentänze kommen in der Schweiz seither als grossformatige Zyklen im öffentlichen Raum, in Erbauungsbüchern und Kalendern, auf kunstgewerblichen Objekten wie Dolchscheiden und Glasbildern, als Denkmäler, in Liedern und als szenische Aufführungen vor. Das Verbreitungsgebiet erstreckt sich über fast die ganze Schweiz. Das bedeutendste erhaltene Beispiel sind die zwischen 1626 und 1635 entstandenen Tafeln von Kaspar Meglinger auf der Spreuerbrücke in Luzern." (aus: HLS, Lemma 'Totentanz'). - "Nachdem beim Brand der Kapellbrücke zahlreiche Bilder unwiederbringlich zerstört wurden, erstellte die Stadt Luzern 1996 von den Bildern der Spreuerbrücke Sicherungsfotografien. Einige Bilder waren damals wie heute nicht mehr auffindbar, die Bildverse wurden jedoch in Abschriften überliefert." (http://www.stadtluzern.ch/de/dokumente/fotoalbum/?action=showgallery&galid=4495&themenbereich_id=8&thema_id=116; online, mit farb. Abbildungen der erhaltenen Bilder u. Angabe der vorliegenden Ausgabe als Inventarwerk). -- Besitzerstempel um 1920: Franz Bielmann, Luzern (nicht in HBLS).

      [Bookseller: Franz Kühne Antiquariat und Kunsthandel]
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        Aus meinem Leben. Reiseskizzen, Aphorismen, Gedichte. 7 Bde. in 2 Bänden. Leipzig, Duncker u. Humblot 1867. 8°. späterer Lwd. mit Rsch.

      . . Holzmann-B. II, 700 - Wurzbach VI, 204 - Borba de M. 544 - vgl. Sabin 47027 (2. Aufl.).- Die ersten sechs Bände enth. Reiseskizzen: Italien; Analusien und Granada; Einige Tage in Sicilien; Die Balearen; Valencia und Murcia; Lissabon; Madeira; Galloafrica; Ein Stück Albanien; Ueber die Linie; Bahia; Mato virgem.- "These memoirs contain two chapters, entitled 'Bahia' and 'Maro Virgem', in which he describes his impressions to Sao Salvador, the hunts and the journey he made into the interior"(Borba de M.).- Durchgehend etw. stockfleckig, Innendeckel mit Exlibris.

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        Les fleurs animees.

      Paris, Garnier freres 1867.. Nouvelle Editon. 2 Bde. 4°. 2 Bl., 339 S.; 2 Bl. 324 S., 1 Bl. Rubinrote Halbchagrinbde. der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Marmorpapiervorsätzen. (gering stockfleckig). Die dekorativen Einbände wohlerhalten.. Mit 52 (50 kolorierten) Stahlstichtafeln und zahlreichen Holzstichvignetten.

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        Les Fleurs Animees. Texte par Alph. Karr, Taxile Delord & Le Cte Foelix. Nouvelle edition.

      1867. Paris, Garnier Freres, 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)..

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        Les fleurs animees. Texte par Alph. Karr, Taxile Delord et le Comte Foelix. Nouvelle Edition. 2 Bände. Paris, Garnier Freres 1867. 4°. 2 Bl., 339(+4)S./ 2 Bl., 324(+1)S. Mit 52 (50 kolor. u. teilw. eiweißgehöhten) Stahlstichtafeln, 2 kolor. Stahlstichtiteln sowie zahlr. Textholzschnitten. Schöne, rote Maroquinbände d.Zt. mit Rtiteln u. reicher Rvergold. (Einbände geringfügig berieben; innen nur sehr vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig, sonst wohlerhaltenes Exemplar).

      . . Vicaire III,35. Sander 215. Carteret III,286. Brivois 147. - Die "Pilgerfahrt der Blumengeister" entstand in der Zeit des beginnenden Wahnsinns des Künstlers und zeigt Frauengestalten in Garderoben und Posen der Louis-Philippe-Zeit, die zu surrealen Blumen verfremdet sind. Die Stahlstiche von Geoffroy nach Grandville in prachtvollem, meist mit Eiweißlasuren versehenem Kolorit.

      [Bookseller: Michael Lehr Antiquariat für Literatur]
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        Fried. Krupp a Essen (Prusse). Cast-Steel Works. Gussstahl-Fabrik. Acierie. 1867. Panoramafotografie des Fabrikgeländes. Albumin, auf Karton gewalzt. Dort bezeichnet u. mit lithographiertem Rahmen. 5,0 x 29,1 cm.

      . . Das aus sechs Teilen nahtlos zusammengefügte Panorama gibt einen hervorragenden Überblick über das gesamte Fabrikgelände der expandierenden Firma. Im Vordergrund links befindet sich ein Holzlagerplatz, dahinter erstreckt sich weit nach rechts ein langgestrecktes Gebäude, überragt von einigen Schornsteinen. Am rechten Bildrand stehen verschiedene Einzelgebäude, ebenfalls von Schornsteinen überragt. - Das Foto ist sehr wahrscheinlich zur Weltausstellung in Paris 1867 erschienen, auf der Krupp mit seiner Riesenkanone großes Aufsehen erregte. - Hugo van Werden (1836-1911) war als Werksfotograf für Krupp tätig. Karton am unteren Rand leicht gebräunt. Sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        Theorie der Bewegung des Wassers in Flüssen und Canälen. Nach... dem Bericht Humphreys' und Abbot's über die physischen und hydraulischen Verhältnisse des Mississippi-Stromes, seiner Nebenflüsse, Mündungen und Alluvial-Regionen. Deutsch bearbeitet von Heinr. Grebenau. 2 Bände.

      München, Lindauer, 1867.. (30 x 23 und 38 x 24,5 cm). XIX, 158, CLXXII S. Mit 18 (1 farbigen) meist doppelblattgroßen lithographierten Tafeln. Moderne Pappbände im Stil der Zeit.. Einzige deutsche Ausgabe von Humphreys berühmtem Hauptwerk, hier in einem vollständigen Exemplar mit dem meist fehlenden Atlasband. Die von Humphreys und Abbot durchgeführten Messungen trugen wesentlich zur Aufstellung der erweiterten Kutter-Formel bei, die zur Erfassung des Abflusses von Flachlandflüssen und Gebirgsbächen dient. - Die große farbige Tafel zeigt den Lauf des Mississippi von Kairo bis zum Golf von Mexiko. Die restlichen Tafeln mit Längen- und Querprofilen, Pegel- und Geschwindigkeitskurven sowie Kurven der Durchflussmengen. - Titel und Tafeln gestempelt. Erstes und letztes Blatt des Textbandes etwas angeschmutzt, sonst gut erhalten

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        La lumiere ses causes et ses effets. 2 Bände.

      Paris, Didot, 1867-68.. (23 x 16 cm). (4) III, 431 (2) S./ (4) 377 (2) S. Mit vielen Abbildungen und 8 (5 farbigen und 4 gefalteten) lithographierten Tafeln. Moderne Halblederbände im Stil der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe dieses für die Photographie wichtigen Werkes. - Becquerel (1820-1891) war Professor für Physik in Paris und zweiter Präsident der Akademie der Wissenschaften. "(His) most important achievements in science were in electricity, magnetism, and optics... In the middle years of the nineteenth century, he virtually monopolized the significant discoveries made in (the phenomena of luminescence)" (DSB). Dabei untersuchte er die Wirkung der Spektralfarben auf Chlorsilber und andere Stoffe, versuchte farbige Aufnahmen mit der Kamera zu machen und ging damit weit über das hinaus, was seine Vorgänger gefunden hatten. "E. B. gelingt es, auf einer Daguerre'schen Platte nicht nur die blauen und ultravioletten, sondern auch die roten und gelben Teile des Spektrums abzubilden und damit den Beweis zu liefern, daß auch diese Strahlen, wenn auch nicht direkt chemisch wirken, doch imstande sind, eine angefangene chemische Wirkung fortzuführen" (Darmstaedter). - Stempel auf Titel. Vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig. Einige Seiten mit kleinen hinterlegten Einrissen. Insgesamt dekoratives und sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - DSB 1, 555; Poggendorff III, 93; Darmstaedter 657

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        Das erneuerte und vermehrte Teutsche Wappenbuch, in welchem Deß H. Römischen Reiches Hohe Potentaten, Fürsten, Grafen, Herren, Freyherren, Edle, Stände und Städte etc. Wappen, Schilde, Helm, Kleinodien, wie auch deroselben Namen, Herrschafften und HeroldsFarben etc. außgebildet zuersehen. 5 Tle. in 5 Bänden. Nürnberg, P. Fürst 1655-57. Quer 8°. Mit 5 gest. Kupfertitel v. Aubry nach Troschel u. 1107 Kupfertafeln, Prgt. d. Zt.

      . . Bernd 2296 - Lipperheide Rc 10 (Tle. 3 u. 4) - Graesse VI, 1.- Vierte Ausgabe des umfangreichen Wappenbuches; von Siebmacher stammen nur die ersten beiden Bände, P. Fürst erweiterte das Wappenbuch um weitere Teile.- Tl. 2 handelt auch "von den Ritterlichen Thurnieren und der Adelichen Heroldskunst".- Ohne den Anhang v. 1867.- Titel gestempelt, tls. etw. braunfleckig od. wasserrandig, vereinzelt kl. Randläsuren, die letzten 12 Tafeln v. Bd. 5 in Bd. 4 eingeb., insges. gutes Ex. in einheitl. Pergamenteinbänden aus der Bibliothek Fürstenberg in Donaueschingen !

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        Sammlung von 14 Originalphtographien der wichtigesten Arachnologen des 19. Jahrhunderts und einiger der bedeutensten Arachnologen aller Zeiten.

      . 12 Photos in "Cartes de Visites" Format ( ca. 10-11 x 6 cm), unter Passepartout im edlen Wurzelholzrahmen ( 33 x 60 cm) mit verglaster Vorder- und Rückseite ( somit sind die Widmungen bzw. Signaturen auf den Rückseiten der Photographien sichtbar) und 2 Photos in Postkarten Format (16,5 x 11 cm), unter Passepartout im edlen Wurzelholzrahmen (28,5 x 35 cm) mit verglaster Vorder- und Rückseite ( somit sind die Widmungen bzw. Signaturen auf den Rückseiten der Photographien sichtbar).. Die "Cartes de Visites" Photographien (bis auf 4) sind datiert zwichen 1867 und 1896. Überwiegend auf der Rückseite mit einer kurzen handschriftlichen Grußformel, Geburtsdatum, Datum der Aufnahme und hs. Signatur. Sie zeigen: 1. John Blackwall (datiert 1867 mit orig. Signatur auf der Rückseite), 2. O.P.Cambridge (datiert 1896 mit orig. Signatur auf der Rückseite), 3. Eugene Simon (datiert 1880 mit orig. Signatur auf der Rückseite), 4. Anton Ausserer ( datiert 1876 mit orig. Signatur auf d. Rückseite), 5. Nicolas Westring (datiert 1869 mit orig. Signatur, 6. Teodor Thorell (mit orig. Signatur), 7. Hermann Lebert (mit orig. Signatur und hs. Grußformel), 8. Giovanni Canestrini (ohne Signatur), 9. Wladyslaw Kulcynski (m. orig. Signatur und hs. Grußformel), 10. W. Bösenberg (datiert 1877, mit orig. Signatur und hs. Grußformel), 11. Hermann Zimmermann (datiert 1879, mit orig. Signatur), 12. Anton Stuxberg (datiert 1872, mit org. Signatur). Die Photographien in Postkarten Format zeigen H. Lebert (ohne Signatur und undatiert) sowie Otto Herrmann (datiert 1876, mit orig. Signatur). Eine außerordentlich seltene Sammlung von wohl unikalem Charakter, von größter Bedeutung für die Geschichte der Arachnologie !!!

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT CASTELLUM]
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        Les Promenades de Paris. Histoire - Description des embellissements - depenses de creation et d'entretiens des Bois de Boulogne et de Vincennes - Champs-Elysees - Parcs - Squares - Boulevards - Places plantees. Etude sur l'art des jardins et arboretum. 487 gravures sur bois, 80 sur acier, 23 chromolithographies.

      Paris, Rothschild, 1867-73.. Mappengöße: 65 x 46 cm. 3 Bll., LIX, (2), 246 (2), I-CVIII, A-N. Unvollständiges Exemplar, siehe Erläuterungen. Lose Bögen in originaler Einschlagmappe, diese fachmännisch restauriert. Gut. Dekoratives Jugendstil- Ex-Libris des Berliner Gartenarchitekten Hans Schmidt im Deckel (Sign. Papendieck, 1916). Bögen teils angestaubt, mit Braunflecken und kleineren Einrissen, davon einige älter sauber mit Papier hinterlegt. Wenige Bögen am Rand angestaubt und mit Bügen. Schönes Exemplar und auch unvollständig sehr selten!. Unvollständiges Exemplar dieses einmaligen Mammutwerkes der Pariser Parks, Gärten und Avenuen aus der Blütezeit des "Second Empire". Es fehlen: Die 23 Chromolithographien, die 80 Stahlstiche sowie die 125 ganzseitigen Holzschnitte, die Seiten 129-148 (Bögen 33-37 mit 43 Holzschnitten im Text = aus dem Kapitel Bois de Boulogne: "Fleuriste de la Muette" (Schluss), "Succursale du Fleuriste de Vincennes", Pepiniere des coniferes Pres la Mare d'Auteuil", "Pepiniere de Longchamps. - Arboretum de l'Avenue de l'Imperatrice", "Pepiniere d'arbres d'alignement situee a Petit-Bry-sur-Marne"), 189-192 (Bogen 48 mit 3 Holzschnitten im Text = aus dem Kapitel Bois de Vincennes: "Jardin d'arboriculture" (Schluss), aus dem Kapitel Promenades interieurs de Paris das Titelblatt sowie der Anfang "Parc de Monceaux") sowie das Blatt E-F (Table des gravures hors texte, sur acier et chromolithographies). Vorhanden von den 487 genannten Holzschnitten also 306. [Adolphe Paris]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      Macmillan, 1867. Macmillan, 1867. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1867. 192 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light to mild foxing to the text pages with slightly heavier to the fore-edge. Mild tanning to the endpapers. 3 text pages have small tears from the binding but have been very well repaired. Pages are evenly bound and fore-edge gilt is still bright. Otherwise, has good clean pages with bright copy. Light shelf wear to boards with a tiny dark mark to front and 2 more small marks to rear. Mildly bumped corners with very slight damage to cloth. Mild wear to spine with slight fading to the cloth and gilt from raised bands. Small dark mark halfway up. Lightly crushed ends. Very slight forward lean.

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        Modes et Costumes Historiques Etrangers

      G : in Good condition. Some inner hinge cracking. Occasional very light foxing. Lacks plates 95-99. [5 plates] English Edition Red hardback cloth cover 330mm x 260mm (13" x 10"). 97pp. 95 out of 100 full colour plates plus hand coloured title vignette and frontis.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      Macmillan 1867 - 1867. 192 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light to mild foxing to the text pages with slightly heavier to the fore-edge. Mild tanning to the endpapers. 3 text pages have small tears from the binding but have been very well repaired. Pages are evenly bound and fore-edge gilt is still bright. Otherwise, has good clean pages with bright copy. Light shelf wear to boards with a tiny dark mark to front and 2 more small marks to rear. Mildly bumped corners with very slight damage to cloth. Mild wear to spine with slight fading to the cloth and gilt from raised bands. Small dark mark halfway up. Lightly crushed ends. Very slight forward lean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Dublin: Browne & Nolan, 1867.. Small 4to. (8 x 6.25 inches). Unpaginated. 12 original richly-toned albumen photographs, each with one page of description. Original green cloth, gilt decorated to upper board and blind-stamped to rear board. A.e.g. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to front free endpaper. A few fingermarks to some plate margins. Otherwise an exceptionally firm and bright copy. Gernsheim 381, but the title page is plainly printed and not the decorated title illustrated by Gernsheim (on p.57) for his reference 381. The photographs in this edition are different from the 15 images in another publication of the same year - see Gernsheim 382. First edition

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        Die Psychologie des Aristoteles, insbesondere seine lehre vom nous Poietikos. Mainz, 1867

      Franz Kirchheim, Mainz 1867 - 23 cm. viii, 252 pp.; contemporary marbled boards. FIRST EDITION. It is BRENTANO'S HABILITATIONSSCHRIFT. Brentano's own philosophy was greatly inspired by Aristotle. Extremely rare. OCLC:15334670. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Griset's Grotesques

      London: George Routledge and Sonsa, 1867. London: George Routledge and Sonsa, 1867. First edition. Original red-brown embossed cloth with large central impressed gilt and pictorial illustration, gilt lettering on spine. Fully illusrated with drawings on wood (100 individual) engraved by the Dalziel Brothers. Some wear to covers, occasional soiling. A very good and tight copy of an attractive book rarely seen in nice condition.

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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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        L?Art de Tenir les Livres en Parties Doubles ou La Science de Faire Ecriture de toutes les Negociations que se sont, soit en Banque, soit en Merchandises, ouvrage divise en deux parties.

      Quarto, two parts, contemporary calf, scuffed and rubbed, spine with five raised bands ruled in gilt with contemporary red morocco label lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, 250 leaves; pp.viii + 99 + (2) errata + (2) + 35 + (48) + (2) + 25 + (36) + (2) + 18 + (8) + 12 + (30) + (6) + 22 + (8) + (8) + (2) + 14 + (32); (2) + 66 [misbound], printers woodcut to title, signed by the author in ink at the end of the preface, a very good copy.Reymondin, Bibliographie Methodique...sur les science des comptes, pp.70-71. Historical Accounting Literature,[ICA] p.160. An accountants book collection, [ICA Scotland] p.26. Herwood, 504.FIRST EDITION of this tour de force by Imhooff, published by the author in the town of Vevey on the shores of Lake Geneva, now renowned, as in 1867 pharmacist Henri Nestlé invented baby milk powder and is the home of the company.

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        Stevens and Bartholomew's New Zealand Directory for 1866-67: Including Wellington Auckland Dunedin Christchurch.

      G. Stevens and D.H. Bartholomew, Melbourne 1867 - pp xxxiv, 322, 73. Numerous advertisements. Includes directories for the major centres, runholders' directory, statistical information, general resources. Original blindstamped cloth is worn with edgewear and damage to back joint and spine ends. Internally good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        NUEVOS MÉTODOS ASTRONÓMICOS PARA DETERMINAR LA HORA, EL AZIMUT, LA LATITUD Y LA LONGITUD GEOGRÁFICAS, con entera independencia de medidas angulares absolutas

      Imprenta del Gobierno, México 1867 - XIII + 310 pp. 16 x 23 cm. Bordes rozados. Interior en buen estado. Papel limpio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VIVIEN [and] GUNIEVERE

      London: Edward Moxon, 1867. Minor fraying to crown and foot, one plate with gouge to outer margin, owner's embossed stamp on title page. All in all a very nice bright copy in this unusual format containing two titles from the Idylls Of The King.. First edition thus Folio (16 7/8"). Illustrated with 18 steel-engraved plates by Gustave Dore. Bound in blue pebbled cloth over beveled boards, a.e.g., the spine and upper cover with stylized titles and designs in gilt and black & The engraved plates have a depth and beauty superior to the lithographed plates.

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        The Law and Practice of Joint-Stock and Other Public Companies: Including the Statutes, with Notes, and The Forms Require in Making, Administering, and Winding Up a Company. Second Edition

      Stevens & Sons, H. Sweet, and W. Maxwell [etc.] London 1867 - Modern light grey boards, black lettered, light browning, else well preserved; no location given in OCLC with this collation of 673 pages, one in COPAC A rare edition of the work by Thring, writing upon the seminal Companies Act of 1862 which he himself had drafted, appearing the year before he became the first Parliamentary Counsel, in recognition of his superior talents as a great draftsman [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Os Chins de Macau

      1867 - The Chinese of Macau described. 1867. Hong Kong. Typographia de Noronha e Filhos. In 8vo (186 mm x 118 mm). 1 [blanks] + xi + 144 + 2 ff. + 1 [blank]. Contemporary red morocco, boards with gilt fillet, spine flat tooled and lettered in gilt, head of spine chipped, scattered wormholes. Title page with ink ownership inscription, irrelevant foxing to a few leaves, else an excellent copy. First edition. An important work on the Chinese population resident in Macau; divided into 13 chapters, it deals with the topography of the city –accompanied by a map-, the bazar, manners and costumes of the Chinese, their industry, commerce, habits, religion, and general aspects of daily life. Macao was under Portuguese control from the 16th up to the 20th century; its port was fundamental for trade in Asia and thus coveted by naval powers such as the Dutch. The inhabitants were a combination of Portuguese, African slaves, and within time, Chinese. In the 19th century, the prosperity made it an attraction pole for Chinese works seeking jobs. This set of peculiarities makes the city’s history different from the rest of China. Books printed in Hong Kong are scarce; this particular title hasn’t appeared for auction since 1986, Swann Galleries, 350 u$s. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Freer's Glen at Watkins. A Handbook for the Tourists [bound with:] WINTON, H.C.. Glen Sketches, at Havana, N.Y. [now Montour Falls], with Descriptive Poems. [bound with:] ELLS, M. Descriptive Guide Book of The Watkins Glen, (located at Watkins--head of Seneca Lake--Schuyler Co., N.Y.) and its Romantic Surroundings

      Rochester, N.Y.: Daily Democrat Printing House; Ithaca: Andrus, McChain; Syracuse, Hitchcock 7 Company;, 1867; 1868; 1871. (NEW YORK, SENECA LAKE) First editions. 12mo. [8], [13]-46 pp.; 80 pp; 58 [of 65] pp., (lacking last 4 leaves of ads); and 18 pp., respectively. Third title (Descriptive Guide Book of The Watkins Glen) illustrated with 5 MOUNTED ALBUMEN PRINTS from photographs of Watkins Glen, each with printed captIon on the mount. Nineteenth-century half green morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, marbled edges. Beautiful copy, from the library of J.B. VOORHEES of Brooklyn . A fine little collection of guides to this region, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with an inserted advertisment for "Seneca Lake Steamers. Summer Arrangment 1869", a receipt from "Jefferson House" hotel at Watkins; and with a bound extract from Harpers magazine from June 1871, entitled "The Watkins Glen ... by Porte Crayon, Grace Greenwood and Others", with wood-engraved frontispiece (leaves folded to size) The third title, ELLS, M. Descriptive Guide Book of The Watkins Glen, with original photos, was revised and reprinted numerous times throught the next two decades -- but this first edition is EXCEEDINGLY RARE -- the only copy located through online catalogues being at Cornell

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        THE JOURNAL OF SPECULATIVE PHILOSOPHY. Volume I - Volume XX [Only]

      St. Louis Mo. ... New York: Appleton and Co. 1867-86. . 20 vols. bound in 10. [only]. Some light browning, presented by Prof. G.L. Robertson to Univ. College London with bookplates, discreet ink stamps, rebound in lib. cloth, some soiling, spines faded and chipped, joints fraying. William T. Harris (1835–1909) ‘... He founded the Journal of Speculative Philosophy in 1867, and became an important part of a small group of scholars and educators who studied the German philosopher Georg William Friedrich Hegel, a community that would become known as the St. Louis Philosophical movement ... The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, which Harris founded and edited, produced a very real contribution to philosophical discourse, highlighting the work of various important thinkers, including John Dewey, William James, Charles Pierce, Josiah Royce, G. Stanley Hall, and George S. Morris. It also featured much of Harris's most gritty philosophical essays, an output of more than 35 articles over the life of the journal ...’ Additional postage may be necessary US$1570

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        A Journey to Ashango-Land: And Further Penetration Into Equatorial Africa

      London: John Murray, 1867. xxiv, 501pp, [1], folding map. Rebound in half calf and combed marbled paper over boards, semi-raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels gilt, all edges marbled, combed marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally very lightly browned, map to rear with small repair to reverse and slightly spotted, gift inscription to reverse of front marbled endpaper. Binding is by Mudie. Du Chaillu's first book, 'Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa' was widely derided as made up, however many of his observations were later confirmed, his revelation of the existence of the gorilla, regarded by some as Darwin's missing link, created a sensation in Victorian England. Complete with frontispiece, vignette to title, twenty engravings and folding map to rear. "However, Du Chaillu did return with astronomical observations that verified his previous statements and in 1867 he published 'A Journey Through Ashango Land', accompanied by a map of unique value, but his discovery of pygmies deep in the forest was received with the same incredulity as had greeted his account of gorillas" (Howgego). See Howgego IV:D32. First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. 8vo.

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        The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History

      Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., Printers, 1867. (PENNSYLVANIA, DELAWARE WATER GAP) First edition. 12mo (images 3-1/2 x 3 inches). Illustrated by 9 [of 10?] vintage photographs (albumen prints) of the region, mounted to stiff card stock with printed captions in red, and tissue guards. xii, [9]-220 pp. Without the folding map found in some copies. Nineteenth-century half green morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, marbled edges. Beautiful copy, with images still quite bright, and for the most part, largely unfaded. The Truthful Lens 27; OCLC 6825848 (listing 9 plates only, and no folding map) . EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with two pieces of ephemera tipped-in: (1.) Broadside Advertisement: "The following places are worthy of attention of Visitors at the Kittantiny House, Delaware Water Gap...W.A. Brodhead & Sons, Proprietors..."; and (2) "Morris & Essex Railroad ... Summer Arrangements" 4-page schedule for the Summer, 1869 A beautiful guide to the region, and an excellent example of the photo-illustrated book of the day. Like many such books, the number of plates inserted by the publisher seems to vary: some have 9, some have 10, and no copy currently on the market notes a folding map "Illustrated with 10 photographs by Jesse A. Graves of landscape subjects of the 'places of interest.' Graves of Delaware Water Gap is typical of talented professional photographers whose work is known to have been extensive but which has survived in a limited number of book pages." - The Truthful Lens

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        May and September: A Novel / by the Hon. F. Walpole [complete in 3 volumes]

      London : Richard Bentley 1867 - Description: 3v. ; 21cm. Genre: English Fiction -- 19th century -- Novel -- Romantic fiction. Biographical note: The Hon. Frederick Walpole was born in 1822, the younger son of Horatio Walpole (1783–1858), the 3rd Earl of Orford, and Mary Fawkener. Aside from a number of works based on his travels, Walpole wrote one novel, the love story May and September. Good copies in the original gilt-blocked, green cloth. Blind-tooled borders to panels. Library marks remain, including circulating library stamps. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and dulled as with use and age. Some staining to boards. Bumped corners. Spines cocked. Front hinges starting. Scattered foxing throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Provenance: Mark's Circulating Library, Stourbridge. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DES BAROMETRES ET MANOMETRES ANEROIDES - BIOGRAPHIE DE LUCIEN VIDIE, INVENTEUR DU BAROMETRE ET DU MANOMETRE ANEROIDES. Signed copy.

      Paris E. Dentu 1867 - FIRST EDITION 1867, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. French text, 8vo, approximately 255 x 165 mm, 10 x 6½ inches, mounted photograph of Vidie as frontispiece, a few text illustrations, 408 pages plus 1 (Contents table), bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled sides, gilt dividing lines, raised bands with gilt rules and gilt lettering to spine, gilt top edges, marbled endpapers, silk marker. Very slight rubbing to 3 raised bands, upper corners slightly worn, frontispiece expertly reinserted on a tab, offsetting on title page, occasional slight pale foxing including on title page. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book. Born in Nantes (France), Lucien Vidie (1805-1866) began his career as a lawyer but soon turned to engineering, particularly the design of steam engines. The study of manometers awakened his interest in barometers. In c. 1844, he built and patented an efficient aneroid barometer. The instrument, however, did not meet with immediate success in France so he turned to the English market, where he was more fortunate. Auguste Laurant the author has inscribed the half-title: "Offert a M. Emil Gautier. Aug. Laurant 17 D. 67". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Circular[s]: Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of New York. 1867-1922 [Eight Volumes].

      New York: [Commandery of the State of New York], 1867-1922.. 8vo. Three quarter morocco over red boards, four raised bands ruled in gilt, gilt titles; one volume matching cloth. First edition. The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, begun in Philadelphia in 1865, was modeled on the Society of the Cincinnati, and formed to protect the republic amid rumors of a plot to destroy the government after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Among its members were Presidents Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, and William McKinley. By 1899 it had over 8000 members which included nearly every officer of note. The New York Commandery was the second formed after Pennsylvania. This collection is a nearly complete run lacking perhaps a dozen and a half meeting and other notices (out of 1194) prior to 1879, otherwise complete through 1922, ending with the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial. Contains circulars, papers, and annual meeting notices (as well as a few unnumbered items such as letters, publication advertisements, etc). The meeting notices are nearly all signed, corrected, and annotated by the New York Commandery recorders; they were then sent to the Illinois Commandery for their records. Written in hand in the early volumes, and by stamp latter on, the disposition of each person seeking membership was noted; the first volume contains additional and extensive handwritten notes and a letter explaining the rejection of a candidate by Horatio King (1811-1897) who was Postmaster General of the United States under James Buchanan and the first recorder. A later volume contains a tipped in typed and signed letter, explaining an expulsion for "conduct unbecoming of an officer." Beginning in the first volume is the appearance of the first black bordered "In Memoriam" notice, usually four pages, with a biography of the deceased. These biographies will, slowly come to make up the bulk of the circulars as the former officers passed away. A wealth of information and a very scarce collection, made irreplaceable by the annotations and corrections of the recorders. A very good set with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedowns of most volumes, shadow of sticker on foot of most backstrips. spine ends and joints scuffed on most volumes, well bound, most circulars quite clean.

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        LA TERRE-SAINTE. Voyage dans l'Arabie Pétrée, la Judée, la Samarie, la Galilée et la Syrie. Illustrations par Karl Girardet. 2ème édition

      Alfred Mame, Tours 1867 - 4º, 576 págs., láminas grabadas al acero, capitales decoradas. Lomo piel, cuajado con adornos dorados. Gofrados en planos. Cortes dorados. Buen ejemplar. Viaje a los llamados Santos Lugares, cuna y primer escenario de la religión cristiana, iniciado en las tierras de Egipto, Arabia y las ruinas de Petra, recorriendo toda Palestina, Judea, Samaria, Galilea o Siria, siempre recogiendo tradiciones bíblicas y siguiendo los pasos de Jesucristo. Buena edición, ilustrada con bellas láminas grabadas al acero con paisajes y monumentos de las tierras recorridas. Palestina. Viajes. Palestine. Travels.

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        Routledge's Popular Natural History

      London,: Routledge,, 1867.. Small thick quarto, engravings; original green cloth, aeg, very good. With a gilt vignette of a kangaroo, and numerous Australian species.

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        The Poultry Book; [bound with] Pigeons: their Structure, Varieties, Habits, and Management

      London: George Routledge and Sons, 1867 A good to very good copy of the 1st edition of the Book of Poultry, 1867, bound with Pigeons, 1868. With stunning colour printed illustrations by Harrison Weir. In very good contemporary half leather binding with gilt compartments and red title label. Page edges and endpapers marbled. The Book of Poultry has frontispiece, decorative colour title page, further title page, and 28 colour and 16 full page black and white illustrations. 355pp including appendix. Pigeons has colour frontispiece and 15 further full page colour plates. 188pp. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout both volumes. The binding has slight wear at the top and bottom of the spine but is in very good and sound condition. Internally there is brown spotting that affects some leaves and many plate margins. It occasionally affects the plates - but these are so strongly coloured that it is not particularly noticeable unless the birds are set against a light background. Some plates have tissue guards but these are generally detached and ragged. Where there are no guards there is offsetting to text pages and there is occasional offsetting from the black and white plates. The plate of 'Spanish' has been rebound in to the Poultry volume. Pigeons has a damp stain affecting the top left corner of the frontispiece; page 35 has a little paper missing from the margin not affecting text; the almond tumbler and runts plates have a dampstain affecting the top left corner; magpies has a damp stain affecting the upper right corner. The last few leaves of Pigeons have some browning. The rear endpaper has a little white marking and is splitting although the book is sound.

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        The Last Chronicle of Barset [Signed]

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1867. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. An about Very Good copy of the first edition of this famous Trollope novel, rebound in three-quarter green leather and marbled boards, with the endpapers marbled to match and the leather lined at the interior edge with gilt, all edges of the closed page block are gilded as well. The buttressed spine is decorated in gilt with the title set forth on an applied leather label. The title label to each volume is lacking but the lettering remains evident. Each Volume has rubbing through at the board corners and bottoms as well as cracking to the joints -- but holding internally by the hinges. Trollope's signature on a small piece of paper has been applied from to Volume I's front free endpaper and reads "with pleasure / Anthony Trollope / __ Sept. __, 18__". The Last Chronicle of Barset is the sixth and last of Trollope's famed Barsetshire Novels and the novel of which in his Autobiography he stated "I regard this as the best novel I have written. I was never quite satisfied with the development of the plot, which consisted in the loss of a cheque, of a charge made against a clergyman for stealing it, and of absolute uncertainty on the part of the clergyman himself as to the manner in which the cheque found its way into his hands." An about Very Good copy WITH ANTHONY TROLLOPE'S SIGNATURE.

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        Billigheim: Beitrag zur Geschichte der Pfalz,

      Kaußler,Landau, 1867 - 85 S. Originalausgabe 1867, nachträglich mit kartoniertem Einband versehen,alles sauber gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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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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        Voyage dans les deux Amériques. Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée

      Paris; Furne, Jouvet et Cie, 1867. hardback, 4to, iv,615pp, 2 large coloured folding maps, 27 plates (1 folding), - some foxing (mainly on tissue guards and on half-title page, otherwise slight), page edges browning, otherwise clean and tight, no inscriptions, marbled endpapers, black half-leather, 4 raised bands, scuffed at base of spine, Very Good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        19th century autograph album O. T. Brown while at Eastman Business College graduating in 1867

      Poughkeepsie, NY: Brown, O.T., 1867. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4" x 6 ", original blind stamped full morocco, front cover lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Rebacked with new leather spine. Very good inside and out.& Autograph album of O.T. Brown of Poughkeepsie, New York. Largely a collection of autographs of friends and acquaintances. & There are about 130 signatures of fellow student of O. T. Brown and many with thoughtful notes and comments. Beautiful examples of calligraphy in virtually all the signatures!, Interspersed with approximately 24 very attractive and skillfully executed calligraphic drawings of birds, feathers, angels and other decorative flourishes., Also included is an 1875 pamphlet from the Eastman Business College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. O.T. Brown was a student who attended Eastman National Business College (ENBC) from 1865-1866, originally from Milford, PA. & Beautiful signatures-calligraphy seem to be more standard in autograph book at ENBC. Penmanship was an important subject taught at this school (using the Spencerian method). & Eastman National Business College, Poughkeepsie, New York 1859 Founded by Harvey Gridley Eastman; five years earlier he opened a school in St. Louis; at it's height, the school in Poughkeepsie occupied five buildings, enrolled 1,600 students and employed 60 instructors

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1867. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. Octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, Alice motif centre tool to spine in compartments separated by raised bands, single rule to boards, plain green endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated by John Tenniel. Inscription and ownership stamp to half-title, the occasional light blemish, an excellent copy in a handsome binding. Sixth thousand.

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        Stenograficzne Sprawozdania galicyjskiego Sejmu krajowego w drugim peryodzie [Paliamentary transcripts from the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria. Language: Polish]

      [Galicia : National Parliament] 1867 - Two collections of 19th century transcripts from the Galician Parliament. Each collection includes an index. Contents: [1] February 1867, 170p continuously paginated through 8 parts, with separate title pages, 30cm. [2] August 1868, 422p. continuously paginated through 20 parts, with separate title pages, 30cm. Subjects: Galicia (Eastern Europe) -- Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria -- Habsburg Monarchy -- Austrian Empire -- Parliamentary papers. Ukraine -- Poland -- History -- Politics and government. Language: Polish. A collection of parliamentary papers in varying condition from fair to good. Unread copies with unopened pages. Generally edge-nicked and dust-dulled, with a small number considerably edge-torn. Dust-toning and marginal foxing throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A History of the Royal Toxophilite Society, from its Institution to the Present Time

      Printed for Private Circulation Only. Near Fine. 1867. Hardcover. Near Fine condition. Bound in green cloth with the Royal Toxophilite Society : 1871 coat of arms in gilt on the front cover. Bottom corner lightly bumped. Prospective customers can always request images. We have been selling collectible books everyday for 22 years. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 125 pages .

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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

      London: Wyman & Sons, 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.

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        Quatre Ans De Campagnes a L'Armee Du Potomac - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      Paris [Etc. ] : Librairie Internationale, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven Et Cie 1867 - Subject: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories - Army of the Potomac - Campaigns. Assoc. Reference; Larner 2353. Full contemporary aniline calf, very good. Raised bands with the title and publisher's device blocked direct. Minor, generalized wear only. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Quatre Ans De Campagnes a L'Armee Du Potomac - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      "Paris [Etc. ] : Librairie Internationale, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven Et Cie" "Paris [Etc. ] : Librairie Internationale, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven Et Cie", 1867. 1st Edition. "Subject: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories - Army of the Potomac - Campaigns. Assoc. Reference; Larner 2353." "Full contemporary aniline calf, very good. Raised bands with the title and publisher's device blocked direct. Minor, generalized wear only. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. "

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