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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.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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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.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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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.

      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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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

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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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'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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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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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