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        Illustrazione delle Terme di Porretta e del suo territorio.

      Subject: (Bologna). Bologna, Regia Tipografia, 1867, 8vo leg. orig. cart. pp. VIII-468 con 12 tav. lit. e 6 fot. originale in seppia, f.t. Un quasi incunabolo della fotografia.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Vues d'Espagne].

      Moscou, Dresde et Berlin 1867 - In-plano de 35 planches en chromolithographie et 3 planches de texte. Demi-veau rouge, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.) Album de voyage en Espagne du Prince Alexander Mestchersky d’après le peintre Friedrich Eibner. Il est composé de 35 belles vues pittoresques chromolithographiées et de 3 feuilles de texte annonçant la composition de l’album (l’une en russe, l’autre en français, la dernière en anglais). Dans les années 1860 le peintre allemand Friedrich Eibner accompagna le Prince russe Mestchersky lors d’un voyage en Espagne. De retour en Russie le Tsar, enthousiaste, sélectionna 35 aquarelles parmi les 65 réalisées. Cet album présenté au public révéla le talent du peintre qui connut alors la gloire. Les rois Friedrich Wilhem IV et Louis II de Bavière achetèrent ses œuvres. Cet ouvrage fut réalisé par l’entreprise Storch & Kramer, l’une des meilleurs dans le domaine de la chromolithographie au milieu du siècle. Elle avait déjà réalisée le superbe album "Pintoresco de la Isla de Cuba". Il s’agit du plus rare livre d’un voyageur russe au 19éme siècle. Vue de Sevilla, Córdoba, Granada, Málaga, Gibraltar, Toledo, Segovia, Burgos, Valladolid, Valencia et Barcelona. Le nombre de planches est semblable à celui de la Real Biblioteca de Madrid (seul exemplaire que nous avons pu localiser). Aucun exemplaire répertorié sur le marché des ventes publiques depuis 35 ans. Ouvrage inconnu de Palau. La galerie d’art Dagmar Fleischmann de Munich a édité un catalogue en 1987. Il réunissait 84 dessins originaux du munichois Friedrich Eibner, 24 concernant l’Album du Prince Mestchersky. Le catalogue précise que "l’existence d’un exemplaire complet de l’album n’a pu jusqu’à aujourd’hui être prouvé". // // In the 1860s the German painter Friedrich Eibner accompanied the Russian Prince Mestchersky during a trip to Spain. Back in the Russian Tsar enthusiastic, selected 35 watercolors among the 65 performed. It is the rarest book of a Russian traveler in the 19th century. View of Sevilla, Córdoba, Granada, Malaga, Gibraltar, Toledo, Segovia, Burgos, Valladolid, Valencia and Barcelona. The number of plates is similar to the Biblioteca Real Madrid (only copy we could find). No copy listed at auction records since 35 years. The art gallery Dagmar Fleischmann Munich has published a catalog in 1987. It brought together 84 original drawings of Munich Friedrich Eibner, 24 on the Album Prince Mestchersky. The catalog states that "the existence of a complete copy of the album could not be proven until now." //

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        Oeuvres complètes de Buffon avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier.- Histoire naturelle de Lacépède comprenant les cétacés, les quadrupèdes ovipares, les serpents et les poissons.

      Furne & Jouvet & Cie 1867 - - Furne & Jouvet & Cie, Paris _1867-, 17x27,5, 8 volumes reliés. - Edition illustrée de 190 gravures pour la plupart et rehaussées à l'aquarelle et gommées. Reliures en demi chagrin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches marbrées. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Bel ensemble agréablement établi. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1380 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Old Indian Chronicle; Being a Collection of Exceeding Rare Tracts Written and Published in the Time of King Philip's War

      Boston, S. A. Drake, 1867. 1st Edition in this form. Description: ix p. , 1 l. , 333 p. Fold. Map. 22 cm. Subjects: King Philip's war, 1675-1676. Uninked, impressed linstitutional mark to the title. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a gilt-blocked title. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Symptomenlehre der Augenmuskellähmungen.

      Hermann Peters. Berlin First edition 1867 - pp. (viii), 175, (i). Contemporary half calf, rubbed at ends and corners, a very good copy. *GARRISON-MORTON #5899 - 'Graefe's monograph on the symptomatology of ocular paralyses forms the basis of modern knowledge on the subject.'

      [Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Die feine Küche. Enthaltend gründliche Anleitung zur höheren u. bürgerlichen Kochkunst. Redigirt von Pieree Lous Desbarats. Leipzig, M. Schäfer 1872. Kl. 4°. 2 Bll., XXIX, 1016 S., mit 21 chromolithogr. Tafeln, 1 Holzschnitt-Tafel und zahlr. Text-Holzschnitten, blindgepr. OLwd mit Deckelbordüre und RTitel in Rotprägung.

      - Drexel 109 - vgl. Georg 1189d., Horn-A. 444f., Schraemli 99f., Sothebys, Schraemli 216., Vicaire 417f. u. Walterspiel 213f.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe des berühmten Prunkkochbuches; die erste Ausgabe erschien 1867 in französ. Sprache.- Einziges in deutscher Sprache erschienenes Werk von Jules Gouffé (1807-77), einem der berühmtesten Köche Frankreichs.- Gutes, nur leicht gebräunt od. braunfleckiges Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Atlas of New York and Vicinity

      New York: F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 1867. hardcover. very good. Atlas with 61 lithographed maps (11 of which fold out) and 5 views. Folio, measures 18" x 15". Original brown cloth binding with gold stamped title. Black leather spine and corners have been rebacked with black book cloth. Repair to title page, a few minor tears, scattered foxing throughout. Title page embossed at lower right by Landmarks Book Shop, Poughkeepsie; New York and Vicinity map has tear to left. Maps are complete, views are loose. A seminal 19th century New York atlas. Notable maps include New York and Vicinity, New York City and Brooklyn and various town plans from Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam counties. Frederick W. Beers (fl. 1858-1929), continued the work of his father James Botsford Beers and was known for his county survey maps of New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Connecticut and Vermont.

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        The Dwellings of the Labouring Classes

      London: The Society for Improving the Conditions of the Labouring Classes The essentials of healthy dwelling. Illustrated by references to the model houses of the Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes, of His Royal Highness the Late Prince Consort.... with plans and elevations of dwellings adapted tp towns and to rural districts. Sixth thousand, revised and augmented edition. No date but 1867 per the preface, half title, (12), 139 pp, (13) leaves of plates, which includes the fine plate of the Windsor Royal Society's Cottages for the Working Classes, and 12 pages of plates showing designs. Housed in blue embossed boards with bright gilt title to front cover, edges bumped a little, there are 3 small stains to the rear cover. Internally there is a small address and ownership signature to the fep. There is some very minor foxing to the last few pages. An important title. Henry Roberts, architect and housing reformer, his views, including his opposition to easily available mortgages because of their inflationary effects on house prices, still have relevance, while he perceived the state would always have to intervene to house those incapable of self-help. see ODNB for full bio. (OCLC 639875378, COPAC)

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        Vijf jaren in Japan. (1857-1863). Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Japansche keizerrijk en zijne bevolking.

      - Leiden, Van den Heuvell & Van Santen, 1867-68.2 volumes. Contemporary half morocco, spines lettered in gilt (spines discoloured). With folding map of Japan (with tear), 2 tinted lithographed frontispieces depicting views of Nagasaki, 2 plates from drawings and 10 finely hand-coloured costume plates. XII,335; VI,357 pp.* First edition. - In 1856 Jhr J.L.J. Pompe van Meerdervoort (1829-1908) joined the second Naval Detachment. He held three diffrent functions in Japan, he was surgeon of the Royal Netherlands Navy, government-surgeon in Japan and official for scientific research. His activities in the medical field involved both European and Japanese patients. Also including the complete texts of the various treaties concluded by Japan after Perry's expedition with the United States in March 1854 with England and the Netherlands. Very interesting description of Japan during the years the country was slowly opening up to the West for the first time. - With large stamp with Japanese characters on title-pages. - Age-browned, otherwise fine.Tiele 873; Cat. NHSM I, p.237; Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 395; Cordier, B.J., col. 588; Lipperheide I, p.369. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. (Complete 4 Volume Set) (Leather Bound)

      London, J. Murray, 1867-1869.. Very Good+. 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. Three quarter brown moroccan leather bound covers with marbled boards, 5 raised bands, gilt stamped spine decor and gilt borders on boards. Covers have heavy wear to corners and minor wear to caps. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Marbled end sheets and paste downs excellent. Gilt top edges still shine. Pages have only the faintest toning along edges, free of foxing, clean and appear unread. .

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS)

      Bridgeport, CT, 22 March 1867. Letter. Normal creases from folding. About Fine. A scarce two-page letter asking for a political favor on the front and verso of a 4-1/2" x 8" ruled sheet of paper to the American author and important editor George W. Curtis in which Barnum writes his last name four times. An interesting letter, in full: "In the last column of first page of this week's Nation is an article on the Conn. election in which the religious element in this district is appealed to scratch my name. The 'Iron' Barnum yesterday distributed thousands of copies of that paper in packages at the massive R.R. stations and it is said by authority that the copperheads in this district preferred the article in question & ordered the papers in advance. This (Iron) WH Barnum is a profane man and the 'democratic' party in this district is exhibiting more virulence & [?] filth than was ever before seen in a political [?]-- WH Barnum expending $25,000 among the hotels & groggeries in the district for the [?] influence & yet they appeal to the susceptibilities of the religious community. As this is a very close district we need every good influence to counteract their poison, hence if you can say a word in reply to this last effort of theirs, you will benefit the Republic party & much oblige." SIGNED "P. T. Barnum." W. H. Barnum was a distant relative of P. T. Barnum (3rd cousin, once removed) and also the political "Boss" of Fairfield County. P. T. was nominated by the Republican Party as a candidate for U.S. Congress in 1867 to run against the Democrat W. H., who won the election. W. H. Barnum later also served in the U. S. Senate and was the longest-serving chair of the Democratic National Committee (1877 to 1889). In 1863 Curtis became the political editor of HARPER'S WEEKLY, which was highly influential in shaping public opinion. One of the most influential American journalists of any day, Curtis also was known for his speeches, one of which was a tribute to Charles Sumner. He also had the honor of helping Thoreau build his cabin on Walden Pond. W. H. Barnum was the chief executive of The Barnum Richardson Company, which owned or controlled a number of iron mines, and was known as "Iron" Barnum.

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        POPULAR PASTIMES For Field and Fireside, or Amusements for Young and Old

      Springfield, Mass:: Published by Milton Bradley & Co.,. 1867.. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 4-7/8". 1st edition. Not in Drazin. xi, [12] - 244, 4 pp. 4 pages of adverts conclude volume. Croquet: pp. 13 - 41; Base Ball: pp 42 - 63.. Original publisher's purple cloth binding with gilt stamped decorations. Salmon - colored eps.. Slight lean. Light-to-average wear. PO initials to ffep. A VG+. copy.. The volume details to potential players the rules recently adopted in December 1865, as well as field lay-out & description of the divers players' roles & responsibilities. All is introduced with, "The game of Base Ball is fast becoming with Americans what Cricket has already become with the English, a national game." Here it is 140 years later, and that's still quite true today- baseball is *the* national game. . Frontis, plus many wood cuts throughout text (8 for Croquet; 3 for Baseball).

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        Handbuch Der Physiologischen Optik [Physiological Optics]

      Leipzig: Leopold Voss, 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Leipzig: Leopold Voss 1867. First Edition. Rebound in modern black cloth faux leather with red and gilt spine label, new endpapers and rear pocket for the plates. xiv (i - blank, ii - series half-title), 874, [1] pp. 11 plates, loose, stored in pocket; first 5 are paper, last 6 are thin board. All plates clean and complete except plate 1 is in 2 pieces with small loss at center, and plate 4 is an inexpensive FACSIMILE. The group also contains the original title page for the Atlas, volume 2, laid down on paper with loss at the right margin affecting the 'IK' in 'OPTIK' with fraying. Pages clean and in good state except for very marginal dampstaining to the book's top edge, only touching a few lines of the text in the last 150 pages or so. Trimmed when rebound, inner margins a bit tight but readable. Previous owner's bookplate, and autograph note pasted onto one of the new endpapers. Garrison/Morton 1513 notes that the first edition, published in 1867, is "One of the greatest books on physiological optics. It includes Helmholtz's revival of the Young theory of color vision." Heirs of Hippocrates Online notes that Helmholtz was "One of the scientific giants of his age [he] made fundamental advances in both physiology and physics, including the establishment of the first law of thermodynamics [he] became the first to measure the speed of a nerve impulse [his] extensive investigations into physiological optics led to his invention of the ophthalmoscope, now one of the most common and useful tools in clinical medicine." "Because Helmholtz's name is linked so closely with physics and electrophysiology, it is sometimes forgotten that he was a physician who held posts at a number of prominent medical schools. It was during his tenure at Heidelburg that this monumental treatise [referring to Handbuch der physiologischen Optik] on optics was written. Originally issued in parts between 1856 and 1866, the work provided the first real description of optical physiology including the mechanism of accommodation, the phenomenon of color vision, and the measurement of lens curvature." We offer here the first book edition, published in 1867. Garrison & Morton 1513; Grolier-Horblit 49b; Heirs of Hippocrates Online 1887; Norman 1046.

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        DIVINE AND MORAL SONGS FOR CHILDREN, ILLUSTRATED IN THE NEW GRAPHOTYPE ENGRAVING PROCESS

      London: James Nisbet & Co., n.d. [1867].  First edition, 27 x 21.5cm [4to], in publisher's orange sand-grain cloth w/embossed design to covers, gilt decorations & title to fr. cover & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., dark slate-green ep.s, [i-vi], [i] ii-vi [vii-viii], [1] 2-76 [77-78 blank] cardstock pp. + frontis portrait & 26 full-page & in-text graphotypes by William Holman Hunt, Thomas Morten, George du Maurier, Florence Claxton, etc., each text page decorated w/elaborate borders.  Printed by Levey & Co., London.  Binding Good (extremities moderately bumped & worn, & spine sl. sunned); contents Near-Fine (occas. lt. thumbing).  White 127-28 ("a very interesting experiment"), Reid passim, Fredeman 94.6, de Beaumont 393, Goldman 436 ("for a contemporary description of the [short-lived] graphotype process see J. Carpenter in 'Once a Week' 16 February 1867, pp.181-4").

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        Egypte et Palestine : Observations médicales et scientifiques (text & atlas)

      Victor Masson et Fils 1867 - Grand et fort in-8° relié demi-chagrin moderne prune, dos à cinq nerfs titre gravé, premier plat de couverture conservé, XXXI-438 pages. Magnifique exemplaire, fleurs de coins et francs de coupes. + Un atlas de XXVII planches gravées conservées dans son étui d'origine, lui-même protégé dans une boite moderne toilée havane foncée. Ernest Godard (1827-1862), ancien interne des hôpitaux de Paris et membre de la Société anatomique, est devenu célèbre à la fois par ses recherches sur la tératologie des organes sexuels et l'hermaphrodisme, et par ses voyages scientifiques en Egypte. Il décéda à Jaffa d'une péritonite à l'âge de 35 ans. Robin, son ami et son exécuteur testamentaire, recueillit et publia les notes manuscrites de Godard. Des chapitres sont consacrés à la circoncision et l'infibulation, aux eunuques, au bouton d'Alep, à la lèpre, à l'éléphantiasis, au haschich, Ibrahim-Hilmy, The literature of Egypt, p. 264 ; manque à Waller. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Von jenseit des Meeres., Novelle.

      Schulbuchhandlung (Dr.C. Fr. Heiberg), Schleswig, 1867 - 72 S., Erste Ausgabe (WG 18, Teitge 1255). Bevor Storm seine Werke in Buchform veröffentlichte, ließ er sie fast immer in Zeitschriften, Zeitungen oder den damals so beliebten Wochen- oder Monatsheften erscheinen. Außerdem erhöhte Storm seine Finanzen damit, dass er seine Novellen zeitgleich oder in zeitlicher Nähe einmal einzeln und zusätzlich mit anderen Werken herausgab. Die hier vorliegende Novelle wurde vorher in Westermanns illustrierten deutschen Monatsheften veröffentlicht (Heft 17, 1864/65, S. 337 - 359). Druck bei A. Edelmann, Leipzig. Vorderdeckel mit Blindprägung sowie reichgeprägtem Goldschmuck, Rücken ist ohne Titeleindruck, Rückdeckel Blindprägung. Besitzvermerk von Weihnachten 1866 (!) auf Vorsatz. Anmerkung dazu: Oft sind Bücher, wie wohl in diesem Fall, bereits Ende des Vorjahres ausgeliefert worden. Einband mäßig berieben, Rücken aufgehellt, Textseiten angebräunt u. durchgehend fleckig, Zustand sonst gut. >>> Von großer Seltenheit! <<< Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1800 12°, gold- u. blindgepr. bräunliches Ln, Goldschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Weibliche Turnkunst. Ein Bildungsmittel zur Förderung der Gesundheit, Kraft und Anmuth des weiblichen Geschlechtes. Für Eltern, Lehrer und Erzieherinnen bearbeitet. 2. vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage

      Leipzig, Weber 1867. 23 cm. 20, 383, (1) Seiten mit Musiknoten und über 150 Holzstichillustrationen im Text. Festeinband, Halbleineneinband - DBA 665, 394 - Seltenes Handbuch für den Sportunterricht. Detaillierte Beschreibung der Freiübungen, Ordnungsübungen, Übungen mit Handgeräten und an feststehenden Vorrichtungen, Reigen, Schwimmen, Eislaufen, etc. Mit Porträts von Gutsmuths, Jahn und Spieß. Kanten Schabspuren, erste 3 Blatt Ecken restauriert, auf Titel Stempel und Signaturen. -

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        Etude médico-légale et clinique sur l'empoisonnement. Avec la collaboration de Z. Roussin.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1867 - fort in-8, XXII, 1072 pp., 2 planches et 53 figures dans le texte, demi-chagrin vert de l'époque, dos lisse orné, bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au Comte de Moltke, dos uniformément passé, traces de frottement au niveau des plats et des coupes, rousseurs éparses, bon exemplaire. Ouvrage exhaustif sur la toxicologie médico-légale, ayant fait autorité pendant de nombreuses années. Il contient des études magistrales sur les différentes intoxications. Tardieu s¿appuie sur de nombreuses observations cliniques et des autopsies. Ambroise Auguste Tardieu (1818-1879) fut professeur de médecine légale à Paris et médecin consultant du chef de l'Etat. Il fut un enseignant remarquable et un médecin légiste très réputé. Il introduisit la méthode expérimentale en toxicologie. Il fut membre de l'Académie de médecine. Garrison & Morton, 1745 ; G. Maujean et al., Les grands médecins légistes, p. 112 : "Ouvrage reconnu comme un modèle d'école pour sa clarté, sa précision clinique et la pertinence de ses conclusions. Résultat d'un travail exhaustif sur la toxicologie médico-légale, cette ¿uvre typique des écrits de Tardieu abondamment illustrée, traitait de la nature et des effets des principales drogues et autres poisons susceptibles d'être rencontrées dans de telles affaires, et figurait de nombreux exemples, parmi lesquels un certain nombre de cas autopsiques." ; J. Nemec, Highlights in medicolegal relations, 420. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposicion que el Illmo. S.D.D. Francisco Orueta, obispo de Trujillo, dirije al Illmo. S.D.D. Jose Sebastian de Goyeneche, dignisimo arzobispo de Lima, sobre el proyecto de Lei de desamortizacion de bienes eclesiasticos

      Trujillo [Peru]: Impreso por F. Rázuri 1867. First edition. Gray paper wrappers. Wrappers soiled, two small paper remnants on front edge most likely from a seal being removed, and one partial paper stamp on rear, inked numeral to corner, spine worn at foot, scattered foxing but overall contents clean and still very good. Sm. 8vo. Francisco Orueta's argument against confiscation of church property. The Catholic Church had seen the adoption of the 1860 constitution in Peru as an assault on its power. Another assault was launched in in late 1866 and early 1867 by Fernado Casos (1828-1881), a revolutionary, author of a history of Peru and two historical novels, and liberal member of the Congreso Constituyente who authored a bill for the confiscation of Church property (republished in this volume after the preface by Jose Sebastian, Archbishop of Lima). Francisco Orueta y Castrillón (1804-1886), Bishop of Trujillo, attacks the proposed law as inaccurate, exaggerated, having no foundation in law nor natural justice: "El Proyecto de desamortizacion presentado al Congreso, cuyos fundamentos, unos parecen nada conformes a la ciencia juridica, y otros inexactos y exajerados, desconoce los derechos que resultan del dominio que compete a la Iglesia en los bienes que posee, y viola los principios generales de la justicia natural." Scarce. We could find none listed at auction. BN Peru has a copy and OCLC locates only five others: Harvard Law, Univ.Texas, and three at the Univ. Calif. None on Copac or any online European or Latin American libraries. Quiñones: Imprenta en el norte del Perú p. 31.

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        Bishop Percy&#39;s Folio Manuscript

      London: N. Trubner & Co., 1867. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. 4 volumes. lxxiv,536,12 (List of Subscribers); lxxi,(1),609,(6); xliv,595;viii,126,(1)pp. The final 6pp. of volume two constitute two titles pages for parts 1 and 2 as well as a notice should the owner prefer to bind volume 2 into two volumes. Volumes 1-3 are think 4to, 7 by 9 inches, untrimmed, contemporary half morocco,, spines in 6 compartments, gilt titles; pebble grain cloth sides. Volume 4 is in a dissimilar binding, trimmed to 5-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches, all edges red; contemporary half calf; spine in 6 compartments, leather lettering labels, gilt; marbled paper sides and endpapers. Volumes 1-3 constitute Ballads and Romances; Volume 4, frequently absent, is Loose and Humorous Songs. Condition is as follows: Vols. 1-3 have a neat library stamp on the reverse of the title page; inner hinges are neatly mended; light wear and soil, else very good; Volume 4 has neat repairs to the hinges, light wear to the edges, else very good. First edition of this important publication of the original folio manuscript that "stimulated an extensive rehabilitation of the repute of English balladry," expertly edited by Hale and Furnivall. Four volumes total. Much Arthurian lore.

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        WEN-CHIEN TZU-ERH CHI, A SERIES OF PAPERS ... DOCUMENTARY CHINESE

      1867. Fine. [CHINESE LANGUAGE] WADE, Thomas Francis. WEN-CHIEN TZU-ERH CHI, A SERIES OF PAPERS SELECTED AS SPECIMENS OF DOCUMENTARY CHINESE, Designed to Assist Students of the Language as Written by the Officials of China. In Sixteen Parts, with Key. London: Trubner & Co., 1867. First edition. Two quarto volumes. xii, 456 pp.; iv,72,52 pp. 30 x 23 cm. The second volume has a separate title-page: KEY TO THE TZU ERH CHI. DOCUMENTARY SERIES. VOLUME I. CONTAINING TRANSLATIONS OF PAPERS 1 TO 75, AND NOTES TO PAPERS 1 TO 65, INCLUSIVE. Depsite the Volume 1 designation, there were no further volumes published. Both volumes have the title in Chinese characters at the head of the title-page, as well as a contemporary ink ownership (of J. E. Woodruff). In worn and rubbed contemporary bindings with marbled sides. Both volumes are missing the original red leather backstrip. The spine of the first volume, WEN-CHIEN TZU-ERH CHI, has been neatly covered with brown cloth tape and its hinges strengthened with white cloth tape. Additionally, Volume 1 shows internal and external evidence of worming. Internally, the worm damage is confined to the margins without affecting the text and there are some pencil notes. Sir Thomas Francis Wade (1818- 1895), a British soldier turned diplomat and Sinologist, was the first professor of Chinese at Cambridge University. He developed a system of romanizing the Chinese language based on pronunciation conventions of the Beijing dialect. The system was later modified by Herbert Giles (another diplomat and scholar who had succeeded him as professor of Chinese at Cambridge) and became known as the Wade-Giles system. It was widely used throughout much of the twentieth century to represent the sounds of Mandarin in Western publications and is still used to represent some personal and place names. This work was prepared with the express purpose of preparing individuals destined to join Her Majesty&#39;s Consular Service in China with the written language of government as it appeared in books and in official correspondence. (Cordier III, 1689; DNB).

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        The Chromolithograph. A journal of Art, Decoration and the Accomplishments

      London: Zorn & Co.,, 1867-9. 2 volumes quarto (276 × 191 mm). Contemporary black calf on bevelled boards, title gilt to spines, raised bands, gilt devices in the compartments, attractive gilt and blind panelling to the boards, all edges gilt, cream surface-paper endpapers. Volume I with 78 tipped-in chromolithographs; volume II with 73. A little rubbed, joints skilfully restored, some browning of the text, and offsetting from the plates, small contemporary ink ownership stamps to endpapers and some plates, but overall a very good set. Uncommon, COPAC locates sets at Oxford, Cambridge, the Universities of London and Nottingham, and the V & A; OCLC adds the Getty, the Huntington, Yale and McGill. No complete set at auction in the last 40 years, this run, in common with that V & A, lacks the last issue for 27 March 1869. A short-lived periodical, in an already short run publication was suspended from 22 February to 27 June 1868, from a short-lived publishers. Zorn & Co., for whom we can trace only one other publication, The Floral Decoration of Churches at Christmas &#133; with numerous illustrations in colours and gold, by W.G. and G.A. Audsley - who contribute an article to the present work on the art of illumination - also of 1868 and just two copies recorded, Oxford and BL. Zorn were looking for a niche in the market, aiming to place "within the reach of all classes of people an Art Journal, illustrated in colours, and in all respects of a high order of merit," and that niche was clearly not a sufficient toe-hold to maintain the business. An appealing miscellany of articles on artistic themes; exhibition reviews; artist biographies; techniques; materials, and most interestingly "illustrated lessons," with numerous plates in tinted and coloured lithography.

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        Bound collection of pamphlets on Ireland, the first one being Ireland and the Fenians, 1867, and ending with 'The Home Rule Question' 1886.

      1867 - 1886, London, Dublin, : 1867 - Includes speeches and pamphlets on the subject of the Irish land question by a variety of contemporary authors, including Henry Dix Hutton, a Dublin barrister and important supporter of the idea of legal recognition of and land purchase by occupiers. Also John Stuart Mill, British philosopher and economist, who supported the establishment of peasant proprietorships in Ireland.A contemporary collection of 23 individually bound pamphlets having to do with the Ireland question, including:1. The Petition Presented by Mr. Bright to the House of Commons, Relating to Ireland and the Fenians . . London: E. Truelove, 1867. 23pp. 2. Irish Disaffection: Four Letters Addressed to the Editor of the "Bradford Review", by J. H. Bridges. London: E. Truelove, 1868. 24pp. 3 3/4 x 6 3/4".3. The Ireland Society, Statement of Principles, not dated. 4pp, folding. 7 x 8 1/4"4. Prussia and Ireland by Henry Dix Hutton. Second Edition. Dublin: John Falconer, 1868. ix, Appendices, 47pp. Front blue paper wrapper bound in.5. Proposals for the Gradual Creation of a Farmer- Proprietary in Ireland. London: W. Ridgway. 1868. 13pp, Appendices A & B.6. History, Principle, and Fact; in Relation to the Irish Question. Letters Addressed to the "Manchester Examiner and Times", by Henry Dix Hutton. London: W. Ridgway, 1870. 64pp.7. Ancient Tenures and Modern Land-Legislation in British India, by Henry Dix Hutton. London: W. Ridgway, 1870. 12pp.8. England and Ireland, by John Stuart Mill. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1868. 44pp.9. Ireland, by Richard Congreve. London: T. Truelove, 1868. 40pp.10. The Irish Question. Three Letters to the Editor of the Daily News, by Goldwin Smith. London: W. Ridgway, 1868. iv, 25pp.11. The Land Difficulty of Ireland, with an Effort to Solve it, by Gerald Fitzgibbon. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869. 84pp.12. Suggestions for the Amendment of Part II (Sale of Land to Tenants) of the Irish Land Bill, with Observations Thereof. Dublin: R. D. Webb & Son, 1870. 10pp.13. The Religion of Humanity, or Human Catholicism. The Western Republic. A Serial. Ireland. Richard Congreve. 17 Mecklenburgh Square, 1880. 8pp.14. The Irish Crisis. Richard Congreve. 84, Palace Gardens Terrace, 1881. 3pp.Ireland's Wrongs and How to Mend Them. With a Postcript on the Land Bill. A Letter to the Middle-Class & Operative Electors, by John T. Walters. Third Thousand. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1881. 48pp.15. Coercion or Redress, A Chapter from the Melbourne Administration, with a Sketch of the Political Career of Thomas Drummond . by R. Barry O'Brien. Manchester and London: Grattan, Marshall & Co., 1881. 28pp.16. "Stamp on it, Bill!" or a Story of a Spark; Being a Short Review of some Apologies for the Present Crisis in Ireland, by the Right Hon. William E. Gladstone, etc. London: Wade & Co. 1882. 32pp.17. The Conduct of England to Ireland, an Address Delivered at Brighton, Jan. 30, 1882, by Goldwin Smith. London: Macmillan and Co., 1882. 42pp.18. Report on a Visit to Ireland in the Summer of 1881, by Jessie Craigen. Dublin: R. D. Webb & Son, 1882. With blue paper front wrapper bound in. 63pp.19. Irish History: Its Lessons to England, by T. E. Scrutton. London: published for the London and Counties Liberal Union, by Alexander & Shepheard, 1886. 26pp; ads [2].20. Speech of the Right Hon. John Morley, M.P. (Chief Secretary for Ireland) on the Adjourned Debate upon the Second Reading of the Government of Ireland Bill. Delivered in House of Commons, Thursday, June 3, 1886. London: Cornelius Buck & Son, 1886. 13pp.21. Home Rule by Edward Spencer Beesly, Professor of History in University College, London. Tenth thousand. London: Reeves & Turner, 1886. 16mo, 16pp.22. Mr. Gladstone! - Or Anarchy! by Frederic Harrison. The National Press Agency. 15pp, ads [1].23. The Home Rule Question Eighteen Years Ago, by J. H. Bridges. London: Edward Stanford, 1886. 24pp.Dark blue gilt buckram. Gilt title at spine, "Pamphlets, Ireland". Spine rubbed, chipped [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan of New York City from the Battery to Spuyten Duyvil Creek

      New York: Mathew Dripps, 1867. Set of 19 maps with title page. Engraving with original hand coloring. Conserved and individually framed. This set of 19 maps comes from "Plan of New York City from the Battery to Spuyten Duyvil Creek," an 1867 publication of real estate maps by Mathew Dripps. The 19 maps cover the entirety of Manhattan Island and also include one map of Brooklyn Heights, which extends from the East River east to Jay Street and south to Atlantic Ave. As the full title of the atlas describes, the maps show "every lot and building thereon, old farm lines, street numbers at the corners of blocks, railroads, steamboat landings, bulkhead and pier lines, etc. etc. etc." This massive wealth of detail corresponds to Dripps&#39; attempt to provide information for city businessmen, such as those in the real-estate and insurance industries. In service of this need, Dripps&#39; maps provide block dimensions, building configurations, and street widths, all in remarkable detail. On the sheets depicting more rural, northern sections of the city, the street grid is accompanied by the names of estates and landholders. The title page lists information about the measurements of streets and avenues. The maps and title page have all been conserved and frames.

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        Bound collection of pamphlets on Ireland, the first one being Ireland and the Fenians, 1867, and ending with &#39;The Home Rule Question&#39; 1886

      London, Dublin, :. 1867 - 1886.. Very good condition. Includes speeches and pamphlets on the subject of the Irish land question by a variety of contemporary authors, including Henry Dix Hutton, a Dublin barrister and important supporter of the idea of legal recognition of and land purchase by occupiers. Also John Stuart Mill, British philosopher and economist, who supported the establishment of peasant proprietorships in Ireland.& A contemporary collection of 23 individually bound pamphlets having to do with the Ireland question, including:& 1. The Petition Presented by Mr. Bright to the House of Commons, Relating to Ireland and the Fenians ... . London: E. Truelove, 1867. 23pp. & 2. Irish Disaffection: Four Letters Addressed to the Editor of the "Bradford Review", by J. H. Bridges. London: E. Truelove, 1868. 24pp. 3 3/4 x 6 3/4".& 3. The Ireland Society, Statement of Principles, not dated. 4pp, folding. 7 x 8 1/4"& 4. Prussia and Ireland by Henry Dix Hutton. Second Edition. Dublin: John Falconer, 1868. ix, Appendices, 47pp. Front blue paper wrapper bound in.& 5. Proposals for the Gradual Creation of a Farmer- Proprietary in Ireland. London: W. Ridgway. 1868. 13pp, Appendices A & B.& 6. History, Principle, and Fact; in Relation to the Irish Question. Letters Addressed to the "Manchester Examiner and Times", by Henry Dix Hutton. London: W. Ridgway, 1870. 64pp.& 7. Ancient Tenures and Modern Land-Legislation in British India, by Henry Dix Hutton. London: W. Ridgway, 1870. 12pp.& 8. England and Ireland, by John Stuart Mill. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1868. 44pp.& 9. Ireland, by Richard Congreve. London: T. Truelove, 1868. 40pp.& 10. The Irish Question. Three Letters to the Editor of the Daily News, by Goldwin Smith. London: W. Ridgway, 1868. iv, 25pp.& 11. The Land Difficulty of Ireland, with an Effort to Solve it, by Gerald Fitzgibbon. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869. 84pp.& 12. Suggestions for the Amendment of Part II (Sale of Land to Tenants) of the Irish Land Bill, with Observations Thereof. Dublin: R. D. Webb & Son, 1870. 10pp.& 13. The Religion of Humanity, or Human Catholicism. The Western Republic. A Serial. Ireland. Richard Congreve. 17 Mecklenburgh Square, 1880. 8pp.& 14. The Irish Crisis. Richard Congreve. 84, Palace Gardens Terrace, 1881. 3pp.& Ireland&#39;s Wrongs and How to Mend Them. With a Postcript on the Land Bill. A Letter to the Middle-Class & Operative Electors, by John T. Walters. Third Thousand. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1881. 48pp.& 15. Coercion or Redress, A Chapter from the Melbourne Administration, with a Sketch of the Political Career of Thomas Drummond ... by R. Barry O&#39;Brien. Manchester and London: Grattan, Marshall & Co., 1881. 28pp.& 16. "Stamp on it, Bill!" or a Story of a Spark; Being a Short Review of some Apologies for the Present Crisis in Ireland, by the Right Hon. William E. Gladstone, etc. London: Wade & Co. 1882. 32pp.& 17. The Conduct of England to Ireland, an Address Delivered at Brighton, Jan. 30, 1882, by Goldwin Smith. London: Macmillan and Co., 1882. 42pp.& 18. Report on a Visit to Ireland in the Summer of 1881, by Jessie Craigen. Dublin: R. D. Webb & Son, 1882. With blue paper front wrapper bound in. 63pp.& 19. Irish History: Its Lessons to England, by T. E. Scrutton. London: published for the London and Counties Liberal Union, by Alexander & Shepheard, 1886. 26pp; ads [2].& 20. Speech of the Right Hon. John Morley, M.P. (Chief Secretary for Ireland) on the Adjourned Debate upon the Second Reading of the Government of Ireland Bill. Delivered in House of Commons, Thursday, June 3, 1886. London: Cornelius Buck & Son, 1886. 13pp.& 21. Home Rule by Edward Spencer Beesly, Professor of History in University College, London. Tenth thousand. London: Reeves & Turner, 1886. 16mo, 16pp.& 22. Mr. Gladstone! - Or Anarchy! by Frederic Harrison. The National Press Agency. 15pp, ads [1].& 23. The Home Rule Question Eighteen Years Ago, by J. H. Bridges. London: Edward Stanford, 1886. 24pp.& Dark blue gilt buckram. Gilt title at spine, "Pamphlets, Ireland". Spine rubbed, chipped at head of spine. Inner hinge cracked, but holding. Pamphlets bright and clean.

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        Atlas of New York and Vicinity

      F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, New York 1867 - A seminal 19th century New York atlas. Notable maps include New York and Vicinity, New York City and Brooklyn and various town plans from Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam counties. Frederick W. Beers (fl. 1858-1929), continued the work of his father James Botsford Beers and was known for his county survey maps of New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Connecticut and Vermont. Atlas with 61 lithographed maps (11 of which fold out) and 5 views. Folio, measures 18" x 15". Original brown cloth binding with gold stamped title. Black leather spine and corners have been rebacked with black book cloth. Repair to title page, a few minor tears, scattered foxing throughout. Title page embossed at lower right by Landmarks Book Shop, Poughkeepsie; New York and Vicinity map has tear to left. Maps are complete, views are loose. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pathologie des Tumeurs. 4 volume set

      Paris: Germer Bailliere. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Ex-lib. Royal College of Surgeons. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Some foxing. 1867. Reprint. Green hardback half-leather cover with marbled boards. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xiii, 544pp; 552pp; 503pp; 191pp. Numerous b/w vignettes. Text in French. Published 1867, 1869, 1871 & 1876. Binding of volume four differs from the other three. .

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

      Paiia E [New York]:: Ko Amerika Ahahui Teraka [American Tract Society]:. 1867.. 12mo. 6-1/8 x 3-7/8". 1st Book Edition in Hawaiian (Forbes 2757). [2 (blank)], 103, [1 (advert, in English)] pp.. Original publisher&#39;s terra-cotta cloth binding, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine.. Square & tight. Spine sunned. A VG+ copy.. Frontispiece, with original tissue-guard present.

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        Lakes of Killarney. Photographs by

      Dublin: W. Lawrence [circa 1867], 1st printing ?. () Very good. Oblong Octavo (14 X 20 cm). Original green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on front cover with green ribbon ties. Ten fold-out photographs of landscapes of Killarney. Single index leaf on the front paste down. Photo images are 11 X 16.5 cm. And are albumen. The images are in excellent condition with little or no fading. Not in Copac but there is a similar titlen Photographs of Irish Scenery, the Lakes of Killarney. The listed copy only has 9 images and has 2 pages of text. All photos are captioned in the image and are wonderfully composed, interesting images..

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        Lant&#39;s Directory of Binghamton City [New York], 1867-68, Containing a List of the Names and Residence of Every Family; The Business Directory or Classification of the Various Business Men, etc; Also the Street Directory, with&#133; Much Useful Information

      New York City: Chapin & Shelley, Printers, 1867. Near Very Good condition. Moderate wear to the cover. Light old stain at the bottom of exactly 7 leaves. SEE PHOTOS. Bound in the original printed paper-covered boards and brown cloth spine. At the top of the photo you can see the original built-in brown cloth loop -- apparently intended so that the book could be easily suspended from a conveniently located nail or hook. 4.5" wide by 7.5" tall. 160pp. + many pages of ads, both bound-in and tipped-in. There are printed ads on both front and rear covers and endpapers. Besides the directories of Binghamton residents, businesses, and streets, this book is crammed with great old vintage advertisements for things such as a photograph emporium, the Albany & Susquehanna Railroad, Hartford (CT) Live Stock Insurance Company (insuring horses and cattle against death and theft), wagon hubs, cigars (i.e. segars), snuff, Singer sewing machines, square pianos, watches, boots, livery, boarding, carriages, Eagle Brewery, "colored job printing," steam printing, Binghamton DAILY REPUBLICAN newspaper, caskets, billiard parlor, drugs, stoves, dentist, Race&#39;s Oyster and Dining Saloon, Barton Seminary for Young Ladies, etc. Full title: "Lant&#39;s Directory of Binghamton City [New York], Containing a List of the Names and Residence of Every Family; The Business Directory or Classification of the Various Business Men, etc; Also the Street Directory, with an Appendix of Much Useful Information, 1867-68." Not in Sabin, Howes, Streeter, Eberstadt or Decker.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Very Good condition. 160pp. + many pages of ads.

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        O-KEE-PA: A RELIGIOUS CEREMONY; AND OTHER CUSTOMS OF THE MANDANS

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1867.. vii,52pp. including half title, plus thirteen colored lithographic plates by Simonau & Toovey, all after Catlin. Half title. Modern green crushed morocco, spine gilt with raised bands, red morocco label. Very good. Provenance: Dr. William Frederick Holcombe (1827-1904); Usoua Brown (two letters laid in addressed to); Walter Stanley Cambell (1887-1957, bookplate laid in). First American edition of one of the rarest works by the noted painter of American Indians: this is Catlin&#39;s last major publication. Catlin&#39;s account of O-Kee-Pa, or Buffalo Dance, a controversial Mandan religious ceremony, is of particular importance as he witnessed the sexually-charged and barbaric dance first hand shortly before the upper Missouri tribe was decimated by a small pox epidemic in 1837. Catlin here gives a full account of the ceremony, illustrating the rituals and self-tortures of the Buffalo dance in thirteen beautifully executed color lithographs. An unauthorized account of the ceremony was privately circulated by the Philobiblon Society in 1865, prompting several, including Henry Schoolcraft, to question Catlin&#39;s descriptions. Thus, Catlin published the present work, and included within a letter by Prince Maximilian Wied zu Wied, who visited the Mandan with Karl Bodmer, though did not witness the ceremony first hand. The explicit details of the sexual elements of the ceremony were considered too shocking for the general public and were included in a separately issued three- page "Folium Reservatum," purportedly issued in an edition of approximately twenty-five copies. A facsimile of these leaves is laid in. The present copy is from the library of Walter Stanley Campbell. Campbell, the first Rhodes scholar from Oklahoma, taught English and writing at the University of Oklahoma, but was noted for his research on Indians and the west. After spending time with the Sioux, he was adopted by a nephew of Sitting Bull. BENNETT, p.22. FIELD 262. HOWES C244, "b." SABIN 11543. McCRACKEN, CATLIN, pp.101-8. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 693.

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        Ed Manet

      Zola, Emile. Dentu Paris, 1867. With one etching "Portrait of Manet" by Braquemont. and one etching after a drawing by Manet "Olympia" (J.C. Harris 53).

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        Les perles. Pièces d&#39;écrin artistique et littéraire

      Paris: Veuve Jules Renouard, 1867. Folio (35 cm, 13.75"). Add. engr. t.-p., [2], 81, [1] pp.; 22 plts. Only the Bibliotheque Nationale copy is traced via any major database. Edited and contributed to by the prolific French author Paul Lacroix, best known as "Bibliophile Jacob," this lovely collection of short stories, poems, and meditations by Lacroix, Balzac, Émile Délerot, Charles Nodier, et al. is illustrated with 22 large steel engravings done by J.C. Armytage, W. Greatbach, J.B. Allen, J.T. Willmore, F. Joubert, and others after designs by artists including Turner, Webster, etc. Contemporary quarter morocco over paper-covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title; binding lightly rubbed over sides and extremities. Front pastedown with small armorial bookplate. Front free endpaper and first few leaves separated. Occasional faint pencilled vocabulary annotations, in English. Scattered light spots of foxing, with most plates clean and untouched, a few showing some spotting in margins.

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        Les fleurs animées.: Nouvelle ed. avec planches très-soigneusement retouchées. Texte par Alph Karr, Taxile Delord et le c.te Foelix.

      Garnier, Paris. 1867 - Legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa con dorso a cinque nervi motivi e titoli oro. Il primo volume presenta antiporta e 28 tavole colorate a mano e rifinite "à la gomme". Il secondo antiporta e 22 tavole rifinite "à la gomme" e 2 tavole in bianco e nero. Jean-Jacques Grandville (Nancy, 1803 - Vanves, 1847) fu uno dei più illustri e romantitici illustratori francesi dell&#146;800. Sono stupefacenti la fantasia e l&#146;originalità dei disegni da lui creati per il testo di Alph Carr e Taxile Delord. La rifinitura "à la gomme", ottenuta spennellando parti delle immagini con un composto a base di gomma arabica o di albume, conferisce una "terza dimensione" alle immagini. L&#146;A. nasce a Nancy, a nord-est della Francia. Figlio d&#146;arte, ricevette la sua prima "educazione artistica" dal padre, che amava dipingere miniature. "Grandville" era il nome d&#146;arte di suo nonno. Nel 1847 pubblica la sua ultima opera, Les Fleurs animées, pubblicata in due volumi, con introduzione di Alphonse Karr e testi dell&#146;artista (Taxile Delord). Muore anche il terzo figlio in giovane età. Il 17 marzo 1847 muore per una depressione nervosa causata da un&#146;angina nella casa dov&#146;era tenuto in cura dal Dottor Voisin, a Vanves, a soli 43 anni. Compose per sé il seguente epitaffio: «Qui giace Grandville, animò tutto e, dopo Dio, fece vivere tutto, parlare e camminare - Ma non seppe percorrere la sua strada».\r Formato: 2 v. (339 p., [29] c. di tav.; 324 p., [24] c. di tav.), 28 cm, m.p., tagli dorati. Buono, ordinari segni d&#146;uso e del tempo, qualche fioriture per lo più al testo, allentato.

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        The carpenter and joiner&#39;s assistant : being a comprehensive treatise on the selection, preparation, and strength of materials, and the mechanical principles of framing, with their application in carpentry, joinery, and hand-railing; also, a course of instruction in practical geometry, geometrical lines, drawing, projection, and perspective; and an illustrated glossary of terms used in architecture and building

      Glasgow, Edinburgh, London & New York : Blackie & Son, 1867. 2nd Edition. Physical description: xiii, 291p., 116 leaves of plates, illus. ; 33 x 25cm. "... by James Newlands, Borough Engineer of Liverpool. Illustrated by an extensive series of plates and many hundred engravings on wood." --title page. Subjects: Carpentry -- Joinery -- Geometrical drawing -- Geometry. Notes: This work was originally projected by John White, author of "Rural architecture" (1845), who prepared the greater number of the illustrations before his death. Newlands provided the text and a lesser number of illustrations. First published in 1860. Preface dated 1860. Added engraved title page. Good copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked 1/2 leather over cloth-covered boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed. Corners bumped. Some surface wear to cloth as with use and age. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        La Filosofia del Diritto Amministrativo e Delle Leggi Che lo

      1867. Rocco, Giuseppe. La Filosofia del Diritto Amministrativo e Delle Leggi Che lo Conservano. Naples: Tipografia degli Accattoncelli, 1867. [ii], [v]-xx, 447 pp. Quarto (8-1/2" x 6"). Contemporary quarter pebbled cloth over marbled boards, blind fillets and gilt title to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, light fading to spine, minor chipping to head, corners bumped, rear hinge just starting. Moderate toning, light foxing to most of text, internally clean. * Only edition located. A treatise on administrative law with an emphasis on its jurisprudential foundations. OCLC locates 2 copies worldwide (at Columbia Law School and the Library of Congress).

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        Ed Manet. A unique copy featuring a wood engraving after a drawing by Manet

      Zola, Emile. Dentu Paris, 1867. With one etching "Portrait of Manet" by Braquemont. A unique copy featuring a wood engraving after a drawing by Manet "Olympia" by Moller, in sanguine color. (J.C. Harris 90).

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        The Seven Weeks&#39; War. Its Antecedents and its Incidents

      Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott and Co.: London, , 1867. [Based upon Letters reprinted by Permission from "The Times"] 2 volumes, octavo (206 × 131 mm). Highly attractive near-contemporary full vellum, red and havana morocco labels to the spine, double fillet panel to the boards, spine with crossed pistol and military trophy tools and elaborate arabesque corner-pieces, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Folding map, coloured in outline, as frontispiece to vol. I, and 12 other maps and plans in all, 7 of them folding, one with dispositions in colour. Some foxing, as usual, mainly to the prelims, maps a little browned, but overall very good indeed, a handsome set. First edition. Account of the Austro-Prussian War, also known as the Bruderkrieg and in Italy as the Third Independence War. Fought in 1866 between the Austrian empire and its German allies on one side and the kingdom of Prussia with its German allies and Italy on the other, resulting in victory for the Prussian alliance and the establishment of Prussian dominance over the German states under the terms of the Peace of Prague. Hozier served with the Royal Artillery in the Second Opium War, and transferred to the 2nd Life Guards before passing out from Staff College at the head of the list. He was present at both the Prussian-Danish and Austro-Prussian Wars and was subsequently Napier&#39;s military secretary in the Abyssinian expedition. "Aged only thirty-two he was appointed controller at Aldershot with the rank of honorary lieutenant-colonel. After the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War he served as assistant military attaché at German army headquarters and received the Iron Cross. His reputation as a highly educated modern soldier with an authoritative knowledge of strategy and technology was strengthened by his military writings, including The Seven Weeks&#39; War, The British Expedition to Abyssinia, and The Franco-Prussian War" (ODNB). He is probably best known today as the father of Winston Churchill&#39;s wife, Clementine. This set from the library of William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor, with his armorial Hever Castle bookplates to the front pastedowns and a couple of annotated news-clippings about Hozier mounted on the front free endpapers.

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        THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY, AND OTHER SKETCHES

      New York: C. H. Webb, 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. A bright, spectacular copy of his scarce first book. BAL 3310. The first printing of Mark Twain&#39;s first book, published in an edition of only 1000 copies, with the inserted ad leaf before the title page and undamaged type in folio 21 and in the last lines of pages 66 and 198. In the traditionally preferred blue cloth with the traditionally preferred gilt frog in the center of the front cover. Twain&#39;s presentation copy to his mother was in blue cloth. A very faded signature of a previous owner at the top of the title page and a small blue ink stamp of the same name at the blank top of the dedication page. The text is quite clean with one page with a very short, hardly noticeable marginal repair. The cloth is bright and clean. The hinges have been professionally strengthened with no visible sign of the work ever having been done, and the spine has been neatly and expertly relined to repair a fingernail-sized chip at the head and fraying at the base. The result is quite stunning with the work visible only under close scrutiny.

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        POPULAR PASTIMES For Field and Fireside, or Amusements for Young and Old

      Springfield, Mass:: Published by Milton Bradley & Co.,. 1867.. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 4-7/8". 1st edition. Not in Drazin. xi, [12] - 244, 4 pp. 4 pages of adverts conclude volume. Croquet: pp. 13 - 41; Base Ball: pp 42 - 63.. Original publisher&#39;s purple cloth binding with gilt stamped decorations. Salmon - colored eps.. Slight lean. Light-to-average wear. PO initials to ffep. A VG+. copy.. The volume details to potential players the rules recently adopted in December 1865, as well as field lay-out & description of the divers players&#39; roles & responsibilities. All is introduced with, "The game of Base Ball is fast becoming with Americans what Cricket has already become with the English, a national game." Here it is 140 years later, and that&#39;s still quite true today- baseball is *the* national game. . Frontis, plus many wood cuts throughout text (8 for Croquet; 3 for Baseball).

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        LETTER SIGNED (LS)

      Rochester, 4 Nov. 1867. Letter. Normal creases from folding; slight foxing. Near Fine. A letter of @90 words to Frederick W. Gunster on a 5" x 8" sheet of lined paper accomplished in another hand but SIGNED in full by Douglass. In full: "Your favor of the 30th of Oct. has reached me. Absence from home is my apology for delay. You give me the choice of any evening between the 20th and 30th of Nov. inclusive. The best I can do is to give you Monday evening the 25th of Nov. Regarding the limits set for me as final I have placed Scranton on my list for that evening." Throughout 1867 Douglass canvassed New England, the Midwest, and the mid-Atlantic states in a grueling campaign to muster white voter support against the Andrew Johnson administration&#39;s sluggish attempts at black enfranchisement. On the 25th and 26th of November, Douglass was Gunster&#39;s guest, reportedly telling Scrantonites in no uncertain terms that there was little advantage in emancipation under Andrew Johnson. Whether black Americans would continue to bear the inherent burdens of citizenship without impartial suffrage would be decided at the polls the following November when Ulysses S. Grant, carrying 26 states to opponent Horatio Seymour&#39;s 8, privately sighed, "I am afraid I am elected.

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        Histoire générale de l&#39;Eglise depuis la création jusqu&#39;a nos jours

      Paris, Louis Viv? Paris, Louis Vivès. 1867 - 1886. 40 volumes. Half leather (first 20 volumes green half leather and last 20 volumes brown half leather) Together over 25.000 pages; 22 cm. Text in French - (sl. worn, sl. browned, few pages loose, monastic library markings) Although still good/ very good set, see image.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Livro d&#39;ouro dos meninos para servir d&#39;introducção au thesouro da adolescencia e da juventude

      Paris: J.-P. Aillaud, Guillard & Ca., (1867). 12mo. 288 pp. Fifth edition. Illustrated with four chromolithographed plates. First published in 1844, Roquette&#39;s collection of moral stories for children is drawn largely from Biblical sources, though several are derived from fables, and one short entry drawn from a Portuguese tall tale about a fountain in Sintra. The long history of Portuguese migration to France resulted in a fairly active Portuguese publishing presence there. Aillaud was the publisher of the famous tortured language instruction book, O Novo guia da conversação em francês e português, which became the basis for Mark Twain&#39;s English as She Is Spoke. Light spotting and soiling throughout, else a very good copy in a contemporary calf binding which is quite rubbed and with upper rear hinge split.

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        Modes et Costumes Historiques Etrangers

      Paris: Aux Bureaux des Modes et Costumes Historiques. G : in Good condition. Some inner hinge cracking. Occasional very light foxing. Lacks plates 95-99. [5 plates]. 1867. English Edition. Red hardback cloth cover. 97pp :: 95 out of 100 full colour plates plus hand coloured title vignette and frontis :: 330mm x 260mm (13" x 10") .

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        NATIONAL MAP OF THE TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN...COMPILED FROM AUTHORIZED EXPLORATIONS OF PACIFIC RAILROAD ROUTES, PUBLIC SURVEYS, AND OTHER RELIABLE DATA

      Washington. 1867.. Large colored folding map, 48 3/4 x 58 1/2 inches. Backed on linen, as issued. In original quarto cloth binding. Ex-lib. with stamp and label on linen backing, call number on the (detached) front board. A bit of tanning. Separations along many folds and at most fold intersections. Small bit of loss in southwest Texas and in northeast California. With a presentation inscription from Chauncey Filley, the former mayor of St. Louis, dated in St. Louis, May 8, 1868. A massive and important map, combining all of the geographical knowledge extant to that date. The map pays particular attention to the transcontinental railroad routes and shows the extent of their construction to early 1867. Indian reservations and other land divisions are also shown, as are the locations of forts, and land and surveying offices. The locations of mineral deposits, including gold, silver, copper, iron, and coal are also marked. Howes calls for a leaf of text, which is in fact a pastedown label which appears in some copies and is present here. A handsome and important western map. GRAFF 2281. HOWES K22, "aa." STREETER SALE 3077. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 1170.

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        Handbuch Der Physiologischen Optik [Physiological Optics]

      Leopold Voss, Leipzig 1867 - Leipzig: Leopold Voss 1867. First Edition. Rebound in modern black cloth faux leather with red and gilt spine label, new endpapers and rear pocket for the plates. xiv (i - blank, ii - series half-title), 874, [1] pp. 11 plates, loose, stored in pocket; first 5 are paper, last 6 are thin board. All plates clean and complete except plate 1 is in 2 pieces with small loss at center, and plate 4 is an inexpensive FACSIMILE. The group also contains the original title page for the Atlas, volume 2, laid down on paper with loss at the right margin affecting the 'IK' in 'OPTIK' with fraying. Pages clean and in good state except for very marginal dampstaining to the book's top edge, only touching a few lines of the text in the last 150 pages or so. Trimmed when rebound, inner margins a bit tight but readable. Previous owner's bookplate, and autograph note pasted onto one of the new endpapers. Garrison/Morton 1513 notes that the first edition, published in 1867, is "One of the greatest books on physiological optics. It includes Helmholtz's revival of the Young theory of color vision." Heirs of Hippocrates Online notes that Helmholtz was "One of the scientific giants of his age [he] made fundamental advances in both physiology and physics, including the establishment of the first law of thermodynamics [he] became the first to measure the speed of a nerve impulse [his] extensive investigations into physiological optics led to his invention of the ophthalmoscope, now one of the most common and useful tools in clinical medicine." "Because Helmholtz's name is linked so closely with physics and electrophysiology, it is sometimes forgotten that he was a physician who held posts at a number of prominent medical schools. It was during his tenure at Heidelburg that this monumental treatise [referring to Handbuch der physiologischen Optik] on optics was written. Originally issued in parts between 1856 and 1866, the work provided the first real description of optical physiology including the mechanism of accommodation, the phenomenon of color vision, and the measurement of lens curvature." We offer here the first book edition, published in 1867. Garrison & Morton 1513; Grolier-Horblit 49b; Heirs of Hippocrates Online 1887; Norman 1046. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Old Court

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. His first success as a writer came with Rookwood in 1834, which features Dick Turpin as its leading character. A stream of 39 novels followed, the last of which appeared in 1881. With half-titles. The story follows the Chetwynd family. Sir Hugh, the oldest is competing with his younger brother Clarence for the affection of Amice. Having sworn never to speak to each other again, Sir Hugh follows Clarence to Kent with a proposition. However, at their secret meeting up by the famous grave, Clarence is murdered. After his brothers death, Sir Hugh discovers some distressing news Amice was in fact Clarences wife, and she is with child. He offers her everything, but she flees. (KM)Complete in three volumes. Condition: In brown cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with some bumping and rubbing. Internally, binding strained. Blindstamp of W. H. Smith to endpapers. Pagesare bright,thoughwith some patches of foxing to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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