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        Carl Johans Torg. Stockholm / Place de Charles Jean. Stockholm.

      Imp. Lemercier & Cie. r. de Seine 67. Paris. [1867-1869] Image area 25,5 x 36 cm. Including the passe partout 42 x 50 cm. Colour printed lithograph. Off-white passe partout. Slight fading to a few details. Very nice condition.. A beautiful view of Stockholm in the 1860s by Swedens premier lithographer Carl Johan Billmark. It depicts Slussen and Södermalm with Södra Teatern and Katarina Kyrka in the distance. The image is among the most sought-after and well known of all Stockholm views.The lithograph was printed in Paris by Lemercier, the leading lithographic printing house in Europe at the time. Billmark arrived in Paris as a young man and lived there for most of his life, working with the best artists and craftsmen of the time. He produced several lithographic albums of high quality, some depicting european sceneries and some depicting views and interiors of his native country. He made trips to Sweden to sketch originals, but also had photographs sent to him to use as originals. Billmark died during the siege of Paris in 1870. Scarce

      [Bookseller: Hammarlunds Antikvariat]
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        The College, the Market and the Court; or, Woman's Relation to Education, Labor, and Law

      Boston: Lea and Shepard, 1867 First edition. Octavo. Green cloth with covers blocked in blind and spine blocked and lettered in gilt. Hinges neatly repaired. A very good, exceptionally bright copy. Caroline Healey Dall (1822-1912) was follower of the American transcendentalists and Margaret Fuller, journalist, lecturer, and champion of women's rights. The present work, her most important, is dedicated to Lucretia Mott. It is based upon lectures delivered in Boston from 1859 to 1862. Here, she calls for equal educational opportunities, equal employment opportunities, equal pay for equal work, and an equal share for women in making the laws, including the enfranchisement of women. Dall was also active in the causes of temperance, abolition, and peace. She helped to found the American Social Science Association, an organization for helping the poor, unemployed, imprisoned, and mentally ill. In 1877, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by Alfred University. Though in chronic poor health, she was quite active until her death at age ninety from pneumonia.

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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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        LA LUNE. Semaine comique illustrée. Redacteur en chef: F. Polo. Directeur d. Levy.

      In folio, mz. pelle coeva con ang., fascicoli di pp. 4 con - in prima di copertina - una grande e bella caricatura a colori di soggetti e personalità dell?epoca (scrittori, attori, uomini di governo, fatti storico-politici, di cronaca, etc.) eseguita da Andre? Gill. Celebre rivista satirica settimanale illustrata, nata nell?ottobre 1865, le cui pubblicazioni termineranno il 17 gennaio 1868 con il n. 98; si fonderà quindi con ?L?ECLIPSE. Journal hebdomadaire politique, satirique et illustré?, a partire dal 26 gennaio 1868. Offriamo: 13 nn. complessivi del 1867 e 1868 de LA LUNE + 114 nn. de ?L?ECLIPSE?, dal n. 2, Anno I (2 febb. 1868) al 132bis (1 ago. 1870). Cfr. Benezit,VI, p. 115: ?André Gill ou Gosset de Guines (1840-1885), peintre et dessinateur. Il fut surtout célèbre par ses caricatures qu?il publia dans la "Lune", l?"Eclipse", etc.?. Con tracce d?uso ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        "On the Dynamical Theory of Gases." Received May 16, - Read May 31, 1866.

      London, Taylor and Francis, 1867. 4to. No wrappers as extracted from "Philosophical Transactions", Vol. 157 - Part I. Titlepage to volume 155 and pp. 49-88. Titlepage with minor light browning at corners. Internally clean. A small stamp on verso of titlepage.. First appearance of this seminal paper (in its full version from "Transactions"), representing the announcement of Maxwell's final "Theory of Gases" and introduces the "Maxwell Distribution" in its final form, a statistical means of describing aspects of the kinetic theory of gases, a theory, together with his electromagnetic theory, are considered to be SOME OF THE GREATEST ADVANCES IN PHYSICS OF ALL TIMES. Everett considers this paper (1868) to be Maxwell's greatest single paper. Maxwell's discoveries laid the foundations of special relativity and quantum mechanics.One of Maxwell's major investigations was on the kinetic theory of gases. Originating with Daniel Bernoulli, this theory was advanced by the successive labours of John Herapath, John James Waterston, James Joule, and particularly Rudolf Clausius, to such an extent as to put its general accuracy beyond a doubt; but it received enormous development from Maxwell, who in this field appeared as an experimenter (on the laws of gaseous friction) as well as a mathematician.In 1866, he formulated statistically, independently of Ludwig Boltzmann, the Maxwell-Boltzmann kinetic theory of gases. His formula, called the Maxwell distribution, gives the fraction of gas molecules moving at a specified velocity at any given temperature. In the kinetic theory, temperatures and heat involve only molecular movement. This approach generalized the previously established laws of thermodynamics and explained existing observations and experiments in a better way than had been achieved previously. Maxwell's work on thermodynamics led him to devise the Gedankenexperiment (thought experiment) that came to be known as Maxwell's demon

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        Sequoia Wellingtonia. Mariposa Grove, South California

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

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

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

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        En Sommer i Island.

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

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

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

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

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

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        Tobago Island.

      Admiralty, 1867. Engraved chart of Tobago with inset of Courland Bays and perspective view of Little Tobago. Very fine. 97 x 64cms (Tooley 52)

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        Cedrus Deodara, A Grove at Nachar near the Waterfall, from a drawing by the late Lady Canning

      Edinburgh & London: [1867]. Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet size: 21 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches. A very fine plate from Ravenscroft's 'The Pinetum Britannicum. A Descriptive Account of Hardy Coniferous Trees' Ravenscroft's work is the third (in order of publication) of the three great coniferous iconographies of the nineteenth century, following Bedford and Lambert. The very fine plates fall into two categories: botanical studies of details of the needles and fruit of the individual trees, and landscape studies of examples of individual trees in their natural habitat. This plate is an outstanding example of the latter group, here drawn from a drawing by William Richardson and lithographed by F. Schenck. Cf. Nissen BBI 1588; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.127; cf. Stafleu & Cowan 8685

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        Historisch-politische Blätter für das katholische Deutschland. Redigiert von Edmund Jörg und Franz Binder. (Eigentum der Familie Görres)

      München, In Commission der Literarisch-artistischen Anstalt, 1867 - 1893.. Bde. 59 - 112 (von insg. 171) in 54 Bänden. Einheitliche HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit Rückenfileten und goldgepr. Rückentitel.

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        Colton's Map of the State of Mississippi

      New York: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., 1867. Engraved folding pocket map, full contemporary hand-colouring, printed on bank note paper, ornamental border. Folds into publisher's brown cloth covers, covers decoratively stamped in blind, upper cover titled in gilt, publisher's ad on the front pastedown. (Minor early ink marks). 39 x 26 3/4 inches. First edition of a rare pocket map of Mississippi. This large Colton pocket map depicts the entire state, divided into 60 counties and with a great amount of detail, showing towns, roads, railroads, waterways etc. The lovely colouring and border are typical of Colton maps of the period. The map is scarce. Copyrighted 1866, four editions are known (1867, 1869, 1873, and 1883). OCLC records only one extant copy of this first edition, and we could find no records for a copy at auction. Not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America, or Rumsey.

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        Le zombi du grand Pérou ou la comtesse de cocagne

      Paris: S.n., 1867. Broché. 12x18,5cm. Réimpression tirée à 110 ex numérotés de la rarissime édition originale publiée en 1697, le nôtre un des 90 vergé. Texte précédé d'une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de l'auteur. Trois petits accrocs en tête et en pied du dos, exemplaire exempt de rousseur. Rare exemplaire de ce roman colonial se déroulant aux Antilles françaises. - S.n., Paris _1867, 12x18,5cm, broché. - broché

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        Atlas of New York and Vicinity from actual surveys by and under the direction of F.W. Beers, assisted by Geo. E. Warner & others

      New York: Published by F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & C.G. Soule..., 1867. Folio. (17 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches). Lithographed title, list of maps (with Table of Distances on verso), 1 large, folding hand-coloured lithographic map of "New York [City] and Vicinity", 61 hand-coloured lithographic town plans (10 folding and printed on thinner paper, 1 double-page, some with integral letterpress text), 5 leaves at end with 14 images printed using 'Heliographic Engraving', being illustrations of buildings in various towns in NY after drawings by R.K. Sneden (10) or after photographs by Rockwood & Co. (2). (Endpapers creased, scattered minor creases or separations). Publisher's black morocco-backed light brown cloth, covers blocked in blind, the upper cover with title blocked in gilt. Scarce issue of Beer's famous county atlas covering Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam counties: "a documentary record of nineteenth century life and delightful specimens of American folk art" (Ristow). This copy in lovely condition. F. W. Beers, along with other members of his family, were among the leading county atlas publishers in period immediately following the Civil War. Their atlases provide "a detailed cartographical, biographical, and pictorial record of a large segment of rural America in the Victorian age" (Ristow). Beers' county atlases contain maps, town plans, as well as views of principal buildings and residents, along with textual information about the region. Many of the maps provide the names of specific home owners, as well as information about the occupations and physical locations of the various tradesmen in each village. Beers first published his Atlas of New York & Vicinity in 1867. Somewhat a misnomer, the atlas is at its essence a county atlas of Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam counties (although includes a large folding map of the region covering much of New Jersey, the southeastern counties of New York and western Connecticut, and a second map of Manhattan and Brooklyn). It has been observed by McCorkle and others that various issues of the atlas were published in that year and the following with significant differences in the number and selection of maps included by the publisher. This was the result of clever marketing by Beers, intending to sell the atlases to customers in specific regions. "Beers tailored the contents of the atlases carefully. He prepared 137 maps for the area he called 'New York City and Vicinity' but no one atlas had more than 61 [as here], and one had as few as 36" (McCorkle). Some copies of the atlas contain only maps of Westchester and Putnam counties, but without Dutchess County maps; other copies contain all of Dutchess and Putnam counties, but with only a portion of the more populated areas of Westchester; others include only the southern portions of Dutchess County and select maps from Westchester; others include a portion of Westchester County, neither Dutchess nor Putnam counties, but with the addition of Fairfield County, Connecticut maps. See McCorkle for a detailed tabular listing of the maps in 6 different copies examined. The present copy of the atlas includes the largest possible number of maps, with a significant portion of Westchester County and the full complement of Putnam and Dutchess County maps. Cf. Barbara B. McCorkle 'The Strange Case of F.W. Beers and The Atlas of New York and Vicinity' in Meridian 5, pp.39-43; cf. Phillips 2290; cf. Rumsey 4631; cf. Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, chapter 25.

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

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

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      In folio, 4 voll., mz. marocchino coevo, dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro (lievi abras.), tagli sup. dorati, pp. compl. 374, con 228 figg. inc. su legno nel t.; opera molto ben illustrata da 295 tavv. architettoniche f.t., disegnate e inc. in rame dal Sauvageot. Bella ediz. d'arte in cui vengono descritti e raffigurati 27 importanti edifici di: Arcueil, Beaumesnil, Bussy-Rabutin, Dijon, Orleans, Sully, Montescot, etc. Il primo vol. con 4 carte fiorite e arross., altrim. solo qualche fiorit. sparsa. Certamente un buon esemplare.

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        La Guyane Francaise.

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

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      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Vol. 1- vii + 413 pages. Vol. 2- vi + 410 pages. Vol. 3- vi + 452 pages. 7 1/2 x 10 in. First edition of this translation by Longfellow. Red half morocco binding with marbled boards and end papers, gilt lettering spine, five raised bands, top edge of text block gilt. Condition of the book is GOOD: Each volume has some wear and chipping of spine and darkening of spine and corners. Corners lightly worn and bent, marbled boards worn on front and rear with a few white patches. Each volume has small bookplate of David B. Ogden on inside of front cover, bindings tight, very minimal foxing on a few pages esp. first and last three, text very clean. Vol. 1: Front cover detached, but present, top corner of spine chipped off, bottom corners of covers worn. Vol. 2: Light abrading along covers near spine, bottom edges of covers a bit more worn. Vol. 3: bottom corner of spine cracked but not missing, corners of covers lightly bent.

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      London: George Routledge & Sons, 1867 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth Presentation Copy. Translated by Longfellow. THE DIVINE COMEDY OF DANTE ALIGHIERI. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1867. 8vo., 489pp., publisher's gilt-decorated forest green covered embossed cloth. Inscribed by Longfellow in pencil on the half-title: "W.W. Follett Synge from The Translator". A very good example of a fine association copy showing minor wear at the tips & spine extremities. A collection of letters from Synge [William Webb Follett, 1826-1891, who wrote: Tom Singleton, Dragoon and Dramatist] to Longfellow can be found in the Berg Collection.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        The Works of Charles Dickens

      sp;- London- Chapman and Hall, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Charles Dickens edition of the collected works of Charles Dickens,Bound by Bumpus (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Containing: A Child's History of England, Great Expectations, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Christmas Books, Bleak House, Pickwick Papers, American Notes and Reprinted Pieces, Barnaby Rudge, Martin Chuzzlewit, David Copperfield, Our Mutual Friend, A Tale of Two Cities, Hard Times and Pictures From Italy, Sketches by Boz, The Uncommercial Traveller, The Old Curiosity Shop, Little Dorrit, Nicholas Nickleby, oliver Twist, Christmas Stories, and Dombey and Son. In 1867 the Charles Dickens Edition of his complete works was released. This edition featured new prefaces, written by Dickens, who also made minor corrections to the text. (DPCD)Illustrated throughout with one hundred and sixty-nine plates, collated complete. Dickens was regarded as the 'literary colossus' of his age. His 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol, is one of the most influential works ever written, and it remains popular and continues to inspire adaptations in every artistic genre. His creative genius has been praised by fellow writersfrom Leo Tolstoy to G. K. Chesterton and George Orwellfor its realism, comedy, prose style, unique characterisations, and social criticism. On the other hand Oscar Wilde, Henry James and Virginia Woolf complained of a lack of psychological depth, loose writing, and a vein of saccharine sentimentalism. Condition: Externally smart, though with some slight sunning to the spines and some light rubbing. One joint starting, andthree hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Ink signature to title page of Our Mutual Friend. Pages are bright, though with some foxing throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Oeuvres illustrées

      Paris: Michel Lévy, 1867. relié. Grd. in 4 (21x30,5cm). Seconde édition populaire de ces oeuvres illustrées de Balzac après celle publiée chez Maresq en 1851-1852, cette fois chez Michel Lévy qui avait racheté le fond de Maresq. L'exemplaire que nous proposons contient bien les deux tomes des oeuvres de jeunesse qui manquent la plupart du temps ; ces deux tomes forment le tome 1 de notre exemplaire. Impression sur double colonne. Illustration abondante sur bois de Daumier, Johannot, Beaucé, Nanteuil, Andrieux... Demi Veau vert olive. Dos lisse orné de 4 fers romantiques et de filets, et d'une large roulette en queue. Frottements aux mors et coiffes, et coins. 2 coins cassés et manquant sur un cm. 2 pages portent une déchirure. Exemplaire remarquablement frais pour une édition populaire, avec parfois quelques rousseurs sur les premières et dernières pages. Cette édition complète, et la première véritablement illustrée de Balzac a l'avantage de tenir en peu de place, elle contient en outre ses oeuvres de jeunesse qui ne font pas partie de la Comédie humaine et son théâtre ; Les contes drolatiques sont par contre absents. - Michel Lévy, Paris _1867-1868, Grd. in 4 (21x30,5cm), 5 Vol. reliés. - 5 Vol. reliés

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      London: Cassell Petter & Galpin, 1867.  First edition, 21.5 x 16cm [4to], in publisher's blue linen w/elaborate gilt decorations & title to fr. cover & spine (blind design only to rear), bevelled edges, a.e.g., slate green ep.s, [1-6] 7-203 [204] cardstock pp. w/tissue-guarded frontis & 49 full-page wood engravings by the Dalziels, +4pp. publ. adverts to rear.  With the pencil signature of N. Clowes to recto of frontis leaf.  Binding Very Good (expertly rebacked w/most of the original spine laid down, corner-tips worn, & hinges reinforced); contents Near-Fine.  White 131-32, Reid 14-15 ("exceptionally interesting") & 158, Fredeman 97.17, Ray 161, de Beaumont 136, Goldman 59 ("one of the rarest books of the period"--see also pp.115, 129 & 142).

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      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. Cloth. A few pages unopened. Spine slightly darkened with minor wear to the tips. Near Fine and scarce. Original gilt-decorated white linen, the gift binding, one of only 100 copies bound thus from a total edition of 2000. Both BAL 5250 and Myerson A28.1.a note that the earliest inscribed copies are dated 1 May 1867, May Day. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author as "R. W. Emerson" to Mrs. Anna C. Lowell on 1 May 1867 on the first blank. Anna Cabot Lowell was the author of THEORY OF TEACHING, THE ELEMENTS OF ASTRONOMY, and several books for children.

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        The Divine Comedy, Vols. I-III: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First printing of Longfellow Translation.. Hardcover. Good +. 3 Vols., Cloth. Top edges Gilt, Gilt lettering. Quality paper. Complete. Inferno 413 p., Purgatorio 410 p., Paradiso 452 p. including an Index. Condition: Good+ overall. Each volume has some closed edge tears on the spine. Covers show some scuff marks and light general corner wear. Rear endpapers of Volume I show some browning. Light bit of tanning to interior margins. Volume III has a rubbed section of the top edge of the front panel near spine of about one inch.

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      London: George Routledge & Sons, 1867 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth Presentation Copy. Translated by Longfellow. THE DIVINE COMEDY OF DANTE ALIGHIERI. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1867. 8vo., 489pp., publisher's gilt-decorated forest green covered embossed cloth. Inscribed by Longfellow in pencil on the half-title: "W.W. Follett Synge from The Translator". A very good example of a fine association copy showing minor wear at the tips & spine extremities. A collection of letters from Synge [William Webb Follett, 1826-1891, who wrote: Tom Singleton, Dragoon and Dramatist] to Longfellow can be found in the Berg Collection.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Edouard Manet

      Paris: In Revue du XIXème siècle, 1867. Broché. 16,5x25,5cm. Rares éditions pré-originales du fameux article de Emile Zola et du poème 'La fin de la journée' de Charles Baudelaire, dernier poème publié du vivant de l'auteur. Autres contributions de T. de Banville, A. Houssaye, le comte d'O... Dos fendillé comportant une petite déchirure en pied, une petite tache marginale sur le premier plat, quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. En frontispice, un portrait en buste gravé de A. Karr. - In Revue du XIXème siècle, Paris _1867, 16,5x25,5cm, broché. - broché

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

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

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        Les voyages extraordinaires - Histoire générale des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs

      Paris, Hetzel [ca. 1867-1881].. 25 Werke in 21 Bdn. gr.-8°. Illustr., Vign., u. Karten in Holzstich v. MM. Riou, de Montaut, Émile Bayard, A. de Neuville, L. Benett, Férat, de Beaurepaire, P. Philippoteaux, Matthis u. Morieu; gest. v. Pannemaker, Hildibrand u. Barbant sowie 66 Faksim. nach alten Dokumenten. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Uniform gebunden. - (Les voyages extraordinaires. Ouvrage couronné par l'Academie francaise) Vicaire VII, 1010ff. - Illustrierte Orig.-Ausgaben der Werke Jules Vernes (darunter 8 Titel in den ersten illustrierten Ausgaben): 1) Cinq semaines en ballon; - 2) De la terre a la lune. EA. (Impr. Gauthier-Villars 1867) -Angeb.: 3) Autour de la lune. EA. (Impr. Gauthier-Villars 1870); - 4) Les aventures du Capitaine Hatteras; - 5) Géographie illustrée de France et de ses colonies. Nouv. éd.; - 6) Les enfants de Capitaine Grant. Voyage autour du monde. - 7) Vingt mille Lieuses sous les Mers; - 8) Une ville flottante/Le forceurs de blocus. EA (1872). Angeb.: 9) Aventures de trois Russes et de trois Anglais dans l'Afrique Australe. EA. (1872); - 10) Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours. Angeb.: 11) Le docteur Ox/Maitre Zacharius/ Un hiverage dans les airs; - 12) Les pays des fourrures; - 13) L'Ile Mysterieuse. EA. (Impr. Gauthier-V. 1874); - 14) Aventures de Michel Strogoff; - 15) Les Indes-Noires. Angeb.: 16) Le Chancellor/Martin Paz; - 17) Aventures d'Hector Servadac; - 18) Histoire générale des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs - Les grandes navigateurs au XVIIIe siècle; - 19) Les tribulations d'un Chinois en Chine; - 20) La maison à vapeur; - 21) La Jangada. Huit cents lieues sur l'Amazone. EA. (1881); - 22) Les voyages au théatre; - 23) Un Capitaine de quinze ans. EA. (Impr. Gauthier-V. 1878) -24) Découvertes de la terre - Les premiers explorateurs. -25) Découverts de la terre: Les Voyageurs du XIXe siècle EA. (Impr. Gauthier-V. 1880)

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        Geschichte der ungarischen Bergstädte und ihrer Umgebung.

      3 Tle. in 3 Bänden. Mit 3 lithograph. Ansichten. 4 Bll., 80 S.; 4 Bll., 192 S.; 5 Bll., 173 S. Interimsumschläge. Seltene Geschichte der in der heutigen Slowakei gelegenen Karpatenstädte. - Unbeschnitten, Tl. 3 unaufgeschnitten.

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        LE MONDE DES PAPILLONS. Promenade à travers champs.... avec une préface de George Sand. Suivi de l?Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères d?Europe par A. Depuiset.

      In-8 gr. (mm. 270x210), 2 parti in 1 vol., mz. marocch. coevo, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro, tagli dorati. La prima parte: pp. (6),222, ornata nel t. da 62 disegni dell?autore inc. su legno, tratta ?méthamorphoses, moeurs, habitudes des papillons - chasse et élevage des chenilles - oeufs - larves - chrysalides - propagation et nourriture - chasse des papillons - collection - etc.?. La seconda: pp. (6),156, "Genera des lépidoptères". Histoire naturelle des papillons d?Europe et des leurs chenilles (leur habitat, moeurs, nourriture, description des chenilles, et de nombreuses observations pratiques sur la chasse), è molto ben illustrata da 50 pregevoli tavole colorate d?epoca, disegnate e dipinte dal vero (tutte dettagliatam. descritte), che raffigurano 875 soggetti: farfalle, bruchi, crisalidi, piante. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Lorenz,VI, p. 538. Solo qualche fiorit. nella prima parte, altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        THE NEW PICTURE BOOK being pictorial lessons on form, comparison, and number, for children under seven years of age. With explanations.

      Fourth Edition. Printed title, preface leaf, and 36 full-page hand-coloured lithographed pages, printed on rectos only, 24 of which bear three strip illustrations, the remaining 12, have two strip illustrations. Original cloth-backed hand-coloured pictorial boards. Oblong folio. Cover rubbed and worn at corners and edges; cloth spine renewed, endpapers replaced; one leaf with a tear in the blank margin; some light marking and text-block browning; else a very good copy of this important children's book first published in Edinburgh in 1858.

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        Plain Dealing or News from New England. With an Introduction and Notes by J. Hammond Trumbull

      The first book written by a lawyer practising in this country, this the last and best edition. 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, gilt, joints tender, else nice. J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Icones selectæ hymenomycetum nondum delineatorum.

      Sub auspiciis regiæ Academiæ scientiarum Holmiensis. I-II. Sthlm respektive Uppsala, 1867-84. Folio. 10,15-116,(2) s. & 100 färglitograferade plr + porträtt,(4),VII,(1 blank),100,(2),101-104 s. & 100 färglitograferade plr. Två trevliga samtida hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar och röda titeletiketter samt alrotsmarmorerat pärmpapper. Ryggarna ngt fläckiga och med en del skrapmärken samt ytlig sprickbildning. En främre ytterfals med spricka nedtill. Fin inlaga med sällsynt rena planscher. Med Carl Jedvard Bondes formklippta exlibris. Från Ericsberg. I del I saknas s. 11-14.. Krok Bibliotheca botanica suecana 131. Tryckt i 200 exemplar. Planscherna delvis lackade för att åstadkomma så naturtrogen färg som möjligt. Bland de medverkande konstnärerna kan nämnas P. Åkerlund, E. Pettersson, R. Haglund, E. Pettersson, A. G. Hafström, von Post, Sanna Fries, Lignell och A. F. Carlsson. Del I utgavs av Elias Fries och del II efter hans död 1878 av sönerna Thore Magnus och Robert Fries. I det ståtliga arbetet beskrivs och avbildas förut förbisedda eller aldrig tidigare avbildade svamparter

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      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's sluggish attempts at black enfranchisement. On the 25th and 26th of November, Douglass was Gunster'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's 8, privately sighed, "I am afraid I am elected.

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        Peer Gynt.

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

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        Plain Dealing or News from New England. With an Introduction and Notes by J. Hammond Trumbull

      The first book (here in its last and best edition) written by a lawyer practising in this country, originally appearing in London in 1642; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies signed by the publishers. Blue cloth, somewhat rubbed, gilt-lettered label; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies, this being number 28, signed by the publishers on the title's verso. J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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

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        Der Todtentanz. Gemälde auf der Mühlenbrücke in Lucern, ausgeführt von Casparus Meglinger, Pictor. La Danse des Morts sur les ponts des moulins à Lucerne, peinte par Gaspard Meglinger. Getreu nach den Originalien lithographiert und herausgegebenIn Lichtdruck ausgeführt von Synnberg & Rüttger in Luzern. / Meglinger. Thin stamp on title "Nachdruck nach Original v. A. Eglin ...". [nach diesem Titel suchen] Luzern, J.L. Bucher, 1889, Quer in-4to, 3 ll., title, table of contents, history of the Dance of Death (in german, french, and english) + 45 plates with legends in the German language, foxing in the preliminaries, very rare foxing in the plates, brown cloth with blind and black tooling, frontcover with gilt title, red edges. .

      Quer- 4°, 8 Bl., 1 Front., Titeltaf. u. 56 lithogr. Abb., HLwd., Min berieben, etwas angeschmutzt, min. stockfleckig, Text dt., franz., engl. Dieser Totentanz-Zyklus ist eines der Wahrzeichen Luzerns, das Werk Caspar Meglingers (1595-1670), von 1626 bis 1635 gemalt, und zwar ursprünglich 67 Bilder. Es existieren heute noch 56, jedoch nur 45 davon wurden (damals 1867) in der Mühlebrücke aufgehängt. Über Jahrhunderte wurden die Totentanz-Bilder immer wieder restauriert. Die unter den Tafeln angebrachten Sinnsprüche sind eine katholische Umformung derjenigen des Pfarrers Müller von Thalwil, die dieser für den von J. R. Meyer gemalten Zürcher-Totentanz dichtete."Meglingers Bedeutung liegt in seiner außerordentlichen szenischen Kompositionsgabe und gewandten Porträtkunst; auch in der weichen Behandlung des nackten und in seiner Auffassung landschaftlicher Reize. Sein Hauptwerk ist der von ihm entworfene und gemalte Totentanz auf der Spreuer- oder Mühlenbrücke in Luzern. Die Anregung hiezu bot ohne Zweifel sein Lehrer Jakob von Wyl" (SKL).

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