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        Letter handwritten and signed by Frances Elizabeth Barrow "Aunt Fanny" (1822-1894).

      Not published, no place 1867 - 3 page letter written entirely in the hand of the author known as Aunt Fanny. Addressed to another author, Donald Grant Mitchell (1822 - 1908), who wrote under the pseudonym "Ik Marvel." Dated Feb 12th 1867. It reads "Thanks dear Mr Mitchell, for the excellent likeness of my well beloved Ik. Marvel, and the gracious words written beneath the same. It was brought to me by Mr. Humpford, and when he saw how right royally I was pleased, his own good-natured face glowed resplendent, with the consciousness of having done an especially good action. Ik Marvel is a right good fellow. I believe he deserves the wife he possesses, and writing this I have written my best and uttermost. Will you please give the enclosed to my dear darling whose true lover I am. I do not dare to say this to her, but I don't mind you. Your Aunt Tabitha made sentimental confidences to you, and why shouldn't your Aunt Fanny? Pray tell your children, that if ever they forget, or stop loving me, I shall burn my nightcaps, and that would be "awful papers" in these hard times, slang or no slang. Oh! How dare I write that to so refined an author? It is because I am clean past all hope of ever being the like, and so I get as far as possible the other way. My pen knows my desperation. I have admirable thoughts, which like the bees "hastening to the sweet blossoms," come crowding to my pen, but the contrary thing tumbles them upside down upon my paper like a kitten in a fit, and I am left lamenting. One of these days I shall send you my picture, but it will only be a trick to get an autograph letter. Please "make a note" at least of this almost imperceptible hint, and believe me 'wet[?] days + all your admiring + faithful 'Aunt Fanny'." Aunt Fanny letters are quite uncommon. This is a fine example, with a nice association to Mitchell (then 45 years of age). Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres de GERBERT pape sous le nom de Sylvestre II, collationnées sur le manuscrits, précédées de sa biographie, suivies de notes critiques & historiques

      F. Thibaud, 1867. in 8° grande, pp. 6 nn., CCV, 607; bross. edit. verde con cornici ai piatti. Ediz. critica, basata su mm. manoscritti, della vita e delle opere di questo personaggio di primo piano della cultura medievale, studioso di matematica e astronomia, le cui conoscenze erano così vaste da farle sospettare demoniache. Vol. parzialmente intonso, ill. con schemi e tabelle n.t. e con tavv. ripieg. f.t., carta forte, pulita e con ampi margini; piccole mancanze alla leg. Molto raro. 292 / 29 299

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        MÜNCHEN. - Tore. - Teckentor. "Das Teckentor". Benannt nach Herzog Konrad von Teck. Es befand sich gegenüber der Sterneckergasse und fiel beim Abbruch der Stadtmauer 1867.

      - Kolorierter Lichtdruck nach dem Aquarell von Carl August Lebschée bei O. Aufleger, München, 1911, 43 x 31,5 cm. Lentner schreibt 1911 unter der Nr. 1183: "Die Reproduktionen sind in solch meisterhafter Weise zur Ausführung gelangt, dass die Blätter von den Originalen kaum zu unterscheiden sind. Sowohl in architektonischer als in dekorativer Hinsicht von ausgezeichneter Wirkung und als Wandschmuck ersten Ranges vorzüglich zum Einrahmen geeignet". - In nur 100 Exemplaren erschienen.

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        Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour of Several of the American Colonies in 1679-80. Translated from the Original Manuscript in Dutch . And Edited By Henry C. Murphy.

      Long Island Historical Society 1867 - "Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society, Volume I." 100 copies printed (Royal Octavo Edition). xlvii, 440 pages; 12 plates (complete); index; 3/4 leather binding, gilt edging to the top of the pages, minor wear to the corners of the covers. Contents - Voyage to New York; New York and Its Vicinity; Journey to the Delaware; The Hudson and Its Affluents; Boston, and the Voyage Home. Fine clean copy in leather. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Claverings

      , 1867. 1867. First Edition . TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Claverings. London: Smith, Elder, 1867. Two volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter red calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, green morocco spine labels, marbled boards, endpapers, and edges. $1600.Preferred first British edition, with 16 wood-engraved illustrations, attractively bound.""No one has exhibited the outward aspects of the England of his day… as Anthony Trollope has done… When the 20th century desires to estimate the nineteenth, they will be disinterred and studied with an attention accorded to no other contemporary work of the kind, except, perhaps, George Eliot's Middlemarch"" (DNB XIX:1168). The Claverings was originally serialized in the Cornhill Magazine in sixteen installments from February 1866 to May 1867. The first (book) edition was published in America in 1866 according to the publication date, but many (including Sadlier) dispute the accuracy of the date: the first British edition is preferred. Sadlier 27. A few spots of soiling to interiors, light rubbing to bindings, very mild toning to spines. An extremely good copy.

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        Iconographie général et méthodique du costume du IV au XIX siècle. (315-1815). Collection gravée à l'eau-forte d'après les documents authentiques & inédits par Raphael Jacquemin

      Paris: Libraire v. Gastinger, 1867. First printing. Hardcover. g. Oversize folio (18" X 12"). 1 of 2 volumes. Portfolio. 64 plates. Green paper covered boards over leather spine and corners with pasted-on title plate [in German]. Chipping to plate. Wear to head and tail of spine and corners. Scuffing, staining and rubbing to boards. Writing to inside of front board. Title page and table of contents covered in protected tight mylar jacket. Pulling to edges on some pages. Magnificent collection of full-page color painted plates with captions, depicting fashion from the 4th to the 9th century in Europe, but mainly in France. Text in French. Cover in fair, plates in very good condition. Rare.

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        Claverings

      1867. First Edition . TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Claverings. London: Smith, Elder, 1867. Two volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter red calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, green morocco spine labels, marbled boards, endpapers, and edges. $1600.Preferred first British edition, with 16 wood-engraved illustrations, attractively bound.""No one has exhibited the outward aspects of the England of his dayÂ… as Anthony Trollope has doneÂ… When the 20th century desires to estimate the nineteenth, they will be disinterred and studied with an attention accorded to no other contemporary work of the kind, except, perhaps, George Eliot's Middlemarch"" (DNB XIX:1168). The Claverings was originally serialized in the Cornhill Magazine in sixteen installments from February 1866 to May 1867. The first (book) edition was published in America in 1866 according to the publication date, but many (including Sadlier) dispute the accuracy of the date: the first British edition is preferred. Sadlier 27. A few spots of soiling to interiors, light rubbing to bindings, very mild toning to spines. An extremely good copy.

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        Recherches Geologiques Dans Les Parties de La Savoie, Du Piemont et de La Suisse Voisines du Mont-Blanc (Atlas Volume Only, 32 plates, planches)

      Paris V. Masson et Fils 1867 - Atlas only, without the 3 volumes of text. 54 x 37 cm. Publisher's wraps. 32 plates. Chipping and loss to spine. Rear of 4th to last plate has faint staining, last 3 plates and rear wrap foxing and dampstained, with dampstain affecting 2/3 of the plates. B.M.(N.H.) II, 559; Holder 346; Zittel, p. 304: "In 1867, in a now classic description of the geology of the Mount Blanc, he (Favre) ascribed the complex fanshaped arrangement of the rocks in that mountain to the action of strong lateral pressure". A rare and important work on the geology and paleontology of the Swiss Alpine regions. Last 4 plates and rear wrap foxed and dampstained. Refs: Rean, Monte Bianco 156-157; DHBS III/68, n. 5; Perret 1591. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nonsensical Rhymes Illustrated (Rummical Rhymes; Ye Comical Rhymes of Ancient Times)

      New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1867. First US edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Square 8vo. 91,(1) unnumbered pages. Printed in red and black throughout with illustrations on every other page in red and black after J. V. Barnett. This is a compilation (and a U.S. pirated edition?) of two of Dean's London publications: "Rummical Rhymes and Pictures", which, according to Arthur Deex, was published in 1862; and " Ye Comical Rhymes of Ancient Times Dug Up into Jokes for Small Folk", 1864. The "Bookselelr" of September 30, 1864, attributed authorship of the verses to Charles Henry Ross; the illustrations are signed in the Dean editions by "JVB"; i.e., J. V. Barnett. His initials have been removed from the American illustrations. Part one is an alphabet book; each letter is somehow part of the illustration as well as the nonsense verse: There was a Young Lady of Cork, Who declining to eat with a Fork, Her Fingers would use, And the feelings abuse, Of the delicate people of Cork. Each letter of the alphabet has its own illustration and verse except I & J and V & U, which are each combined. The second half of the book seems to be a printing of the "Ye Comical Rhymes of Ancient Times", also with a page for the verse, with the red and black illustration facing: Hokee Pokee! Hankee Pankee! I'm the Queen of Swinkee Swankee! And I'm pretty well, I thankee! Publisher's plain purplish cloth, title in gilt on the upper board; pencil ownership name on the front free endpaper; hinges and edges lightly worn with a wear mark on the upper board, some fingering soil to the text pages but a very good to near fine copy and quite scarce: only 3 copies located worldwide; the original Dean's editions are likewise scarce. The date of publication is taken from the "American Literary Gazette" of September 16, 1867, which lists this title as 'recently published'.

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        Costumes historiques des XVIè, XVIIè et XVIIIè siècles.

      Paris, Lévy 1867 - LIVRES 2 volumes in-folio. Dessins par Lechevallier - Chevignard. Ouvrage entièrement monté sur onglets. Tome 1, 75 planches; Tome 2, 75 planches.Très bel exemplaire, bien complet des planches en couleurs. 2 volumes in-folio 2 volumes in-folio, 1/2 maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs, têtes dorées. Rares rousseurs.

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        White-Jacket; or The World in a Man-of-War

      New York: Harper & Brothers. (nd-1867). Reprint edition, unrecorded variant conforming to BAL second printing in third cloth binding, but with no date on the title page and no ads in the back (according to Richard Colles Johnson in The Book Collector 1982 this is an 1867 reprint edition, though no copies of such an edition have yet to be noted in OCLC). Contemporary pencil owner name (W.B. Wait), spinal extremities and small portions of the gutters and cloth perished, else a tight, very good copy. A somewhat underappreciated novel written shortly before Moby-Dick. Though it contains some of Melville's best black humor (particularly the hilarious Surgeon of the Fleet episode), the book is mostly noted for its contribution to the abolition of flogging in the U.S. Navy. BAL 13662. .

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        Architecture. Designs For Street Fronts, Suburban Houses, And Cottages, Including Details For Both Exterior And Interior, Of The Above Classes Of Buildings. Also, A Great Variety Of Details Not Included In The Designs, Illustrated By Elevations

      NY: Published By The Authors (A.J. Bicknell, General Agent), 1867. Third edition. Hardcover. Orig. publisher's cloth decorated in blind, front cover lettering in gilt bright. Very good.. 2 pages text. Folio, 33 x 26 cm. Fifty-two plates comprising 382 designs and 714 illustrations, presenting details of street front architecture; country houses, villas and domestic architecture generally. The authors offer a variety of elevations for commercial and dwelling houses with the admonition the designs could well serve those who cannot secure the services of an architect -- window caps, porches, gables. ornamental work , etc are presented. Good examples of city row houses. HITCHCOCK 299. Plates and text clean, chipping to front cover joint, backstrip extremities worn, corners bumped.

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        Elaine

      CASSELL, PETER & GALPIN, NEW YORK 1867 - foxing, black and white plates, corners bumped, hing and spine cracking, gilt on cover and spine, edges of pages gilt, cover worn and scuffed, edges rubed, front end paper laid in, princeton antiques book plate on front cover, previous owners signature on title page DATE PUBLISHED: 1867 EDITION: 84 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Visites d'un ingénieur à l'exposition universelle de 1867. Notes et croquis. Chiffres et faits utiles

      1867. Paris, Librairie Polytechnique de J. Baudry 1867. 2 volumes (un volume pour le texte + un Atlas) In-8 reliure éditeur pleine percaline rouge, titres dorés en dos et sur les plats. XII + 528 pages + 30 doubles planches pour l'atlas. Quelques rousseurs sans gravité. Bel exemplaire.

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        Le Journal illustré, quatrième année complète (1867), du n°152 du 6 janvier 1867 au n°203 du 29 décembre 1867, soit 51 numéros

      - Le Journal illustré, Paris 1867, 28,5x38cm, relié. - Originale.Reliure Edizione scatola piena di crema, dorso piatto decorato con gioielli timbrata piatto freddo progettata da Delannoy importante e inciso in rosso, che rappresenta un frontone che incornicia un occhio di bue sulla copertina anteriore e elemento architettonico timbrato in ornamento rosso e centrale doppio telaio filo disegnato da Delannoy sul secondo piatto, vincolante éditeur.Bel exemplaire.Le Journal mostrato è un giornale settimanale francese fondato nel febbraio 1864 ed è modellato sul Penny Illustrated Paper pubblicato nel 1861 in Inghilterra. Esso è illustrato con grandi xilografie e copertine di riviste argomenti in otto pagine nel formato 27 x 37,5 centimetri. Pochi anni dopo, si è integrato nel gruppo media di competere Journal.Conçu Petit L'Illustration che viene venduto a 75 centesimi, Il Journal è illustrato venduto a 10 centesimi. È scomparso nel 1899, quando il supplemento illustrato del Petit Journal, illustrato a colori, nello stesso gruppo e venduto dal 1890, supplanta.Nombreuses collaborazioni, tra cui Charles Monselet, Sarcey Jules Moinaux, Olivier Merson ... Composizioni e disegni L. Breton Cham, Gustave Doré, Edmond Morin, tra gli altri. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème, dos lisse orné de fleurons estampés à froid, importante plaque dessinée par Delannoy et gravée en rouge, représentant un fronton encadrant un oeil de boeuf sur le premier plat et élément architectural estampé en rouge en ornement central et double filet en encadrement dessiné par Delannoy sur le deuxième plat, reliure de l'éditeur. Bel exemplaire. Le Journal illustré est un journal hebdomadaire français créé en février 1864. Il est conçu sur le modèle du Penny Illustrated Paper sorti en 1861 en Angleterre. Il est illustré de grandes gravures sur bois et traite de sujets magazine en huit pages au format 27 x 37,5 cm. Quelques années plus tard, il est intégré au groupe de presse du Petit Journal. Conçu pour concurrencer L'Illustration qui est vendu 75 centimes, Le Journal illustré est vendu 10 centimes. Il disparut en 1899 quand le supplément illustré du Petit journal, illustré en couleur, appartenant au même groupe et vendu depuis 1890, le supplanta. Nombreuses collaborations, dont Charles Monselet, Francisque Sarcey, Jules Moinaux, Olivier Merson... Compositions et dessins de L. Breton, Cham, Gustave Doré, Edmond Morin, entre autres.

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        The Wharves, Piers and Slips Belonging to the Corporation of the City of New York

      New York Printing Company, New York 1867 - New York Printing Company: 1867, 1868. Two volumes: Volume I East River and Volume II North River. Oblong 4to, contemporary green 3/4 morocco and cloth; spines strenghtened. Obliterated name on covers: Francis A. Mallinson, editor of Brooklyn Eagle and co-organizer of the "Great Civil War Gold Hoax". Scattered light to moderate foxing. Comprehensive survey, complete in two volumes, of the New York waterfront at the end of the Civil War. An important historical record of maritime NY history and a spectacular example of American color printing. Each volume with lithographic title page made up from various decorative type faces within a decorative border followed by list of the "Commissioners of the Sinking Fund of the City of New York". The wharves, piers and slips had become dilapidated "not only preventing any adequate revenue being derived there from, but producing serious injury to the commerce" of the city. Volume I has 17 pages of text followed by 66 lithographic plans, printed in red and black and hand colored in blue and pink, each preceded by a page of letterpress explanation. Volum II has 8 pages of text followed by 65 lithographic plans, printed and colored as above. The East River wharves, slips and piers are depicted from the foot of Whitehall Street to the foot of 130th Street; the North (Hudson) River piers from Albany street to 155th Street. The second section of each volume contains Plans and Explanations with fine plans drawn to varying scales including names of nearby streets and estimates for repair. Beautifull produced volumes using attractive typography with fascinating lithographic plates making use of color printing allied with hand coloring. An excellent example of late 19th century design and an important historical document. Size: Oblong 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bergheer`s Theater.

      München, Deschler, ca. 1867. - Einblattdruck mit typograph. Text und Holzschnitt. Blattgr.: 34 x 25 cm. In 5 Abteilungen zeigt der aus Hannover stammende Magier seine Kunst; u. a. gibt es zu sehen: "Die Sphinx, oder das lebende sprechende Menschenhaupt. Dasselbe erscheint auf der vorderen Bühne auf einem unbehangenen Tische und wird verschiedene Fragen, welche sein Gedächtniß beanspruchen, beantworten.". Nach weiteren magischen Produktionen und physikalisch-hydraulischen Experimenten folgt die letzte, hier mit einem romantischen Text beschriebene Abteilung, "Geister- & Gespenster-Erscheinungen". - Etwas gebräunt.

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        The Treaty Ports of China and Japan. A complete Guide to the open Ports of those Countries, together with Peking, Yedo, Hongkong and Macao. Forming a Guide Book & Vade Mecum for Travellers, Merchants, and Residents in general. With 29 Mapa and Plans. Compiled and Edited by N.B. Dennys. + Appendix A+B (in 5 parts).

      London, Trübner and Co., Hong Kong, Shortrede and Co., 1867. 8vo. Recent hmorocco. Gilt lettering on spine. Stamp on title-page. VIII,668,XLVIII,(2),26,(2) pp., 29, mostly folded maps and charts, block-printed in colour. Internally clean and fine. First edition. The scarce original printing. "As trade between the East and the West grew in the mid-nineteenth century, increasing numbers of Westerners travelled to China and Japan, and in 1867 this guide to the key port cities such as Hong Kong and Nagasaki was published in both Hong Kong and London. Its editor, Nicholas Belfield Dennys (?1813-99) claimed it was the first such comprehensive handbook printed for public distribution. Intended for visitors and new residents, the guide was originally typeset in China, allowing place names and other words to be printed in Chinese characters. The specially commissioned maps were also engraved in China. The book includes physical descriptions and brief histories of over twenty cities, details of schools and libraries, population statistics and much practical information, as well as a list of other publications on China and Japan. It is a valuable historical source on East Asia during a period of rapid change."

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        Historical Sketch of the Chatham Artillery During The Confederate Struggle for Independence

      Albany, New York: Joel Munsell, 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. [1], 240 pages. Illustrated with 3 maps (1 folding). Brown cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine. A few light spots to cloth covers. Barely noticeable hinge repairs to front and back. Howes J 197; Nevins I p.115; In Tall Cotton.

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        Trésor de la cathédrale de Reims photographié par MM. A. Marguet & A. Dauphinot. Texte par M. l'abbé Cerf.

      P., Vve Berger-Levrault, 1867. - Fort volume grand in-4, reliure éditeur pleine percaline brune, titre doré au dos et au plat supérieur, ensemble monté sur onglets, [6] ff., 88 planches de tirages photographiques contrecollés sur carton, montrant 66 objets commentés sur feuillets non chiffrés intercalés. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires numérotés (n° 131). Charnières fendues, coins émoussés, très rares rousseurs dans qq. marges, bonne condition. Très rare ouvrage, l'un des plus importants réalisés sur la cathédrale de Reims. Il est le premier ouvrage à utiliser la photographie pour montrer les objets conservés dans le trésor de la cathédrale. La qualité de ses vues photographiques est remarquable. Il provient en outre de la prestigieuse famille des Chandon de Briailles [Gaston] avec l'étiquette ex-libris armoriée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas. Volume I. - 1861-1865

      Leavenworth, KS: Bulletin Co-Operative Printing Company, 1867 1109 pages, plus seven pages of addenda and errata. Covers are rubbed and worn, though gilt lettering on spine remains complete and clear. Blank free end leaves with open tears on edges. Scattered, mostly light, foxing. Volume is tight, complete, and remains fairly clean.. First Edition. Half Leather - Hardbound . Fair/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        The Pilgrim's Progress from the World to that which is to come

      London: Routledge, 1867. With one hundred and ten designs by J.D. Watson. Engraved on wood by the Brothers Dalziel. xxii, [2], 408 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Full chestnut morocco gilt, turn-ins extra-gilt, a.e.g, by Bayntun. Superb copy in a cloth slipcase. With one hundred and ten designs by J.D. Watson. Engraved on wood by the Brothers Dalziel. xxii, [2], 408 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Spectacular Copy.

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        Payroll of the New York and Austin Silver Mining Company - No. 12

      , 1867. 1867. (NEVADA MINING). Pay Roll of the New York & Austin Silver Mining Company, Austin, Reese River District, Nevada. No. 12. Austin, Nevada: New York & Austin Silver Mining Company, July 31st, 1867. Folio, single leaf, printed ledger form completed in manuscript, with United States and Nevada revenue stamps affixed; docketed on verso. $2800.Original payroll ledger for the

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        National Map of the Territory of the United States

      1867. First Edition . KEELER, W. J. National Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Washington: J.F. Gedney, Lithographer, 1867. Large folding map, measuring 49 by 59 inches, backed with linen. Issued in original brown cloth portfolio rebacked with the original spine laid down, cover-title stamped in gilt. $8000.First edition of one of the most important late 19th-century maps of the American West, locating deposits of gold, silver, copper, quicksilver, iron and coal.This key map of the western territories of the United States, “the best at the time” (Howes, 311), is “imposingÂ… It offers something of interest in every part of the West” (Wheat V, 213). Made in the Office of the Indian Bureau, but privately printed and copyrighted, KeelerÂ’s map tracks railroad lines (both completed and those in progress), and locates both military posts and Indian reservations, which are color-coded—an early use of this cartographic device. “Numerous towns and settlements were shown for the first time on a general map” (Martin, 157). “This is a complete Railroad Map, the only one published which shows the whole of the great Pacific Railroad routes and their projections and branches.” Notably, the Union Pacific Railroad is shown as completed as far west as the present Nebraska-Wyoming border. Perhaps most importantly, however, Keeler identifies recently discovered gold, silver, copper, quicksilver, iron and coal deposits. “It is the attraction of these hidden treasures,” he observes in the accompanying sheet of descriptive text, “that is drawing those great lines of railroad across the Continent.” Text laid down inside front cover. Published simultaneously with a special “presentation” issue. Wheat 1170. Martin 47. Graff 2281. Howes K22 (note). Map in fine condition. Minor spotting to original portfolio. An impressive and informative production.

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

      Halle, Schmidt 1867 - 8°. 1 nn. Bl., XXXIX, 290, 8 S., mit 14 kolorierten teils eiweißgehöhten lithographischen Tafeln. Moderner Pappband mit Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. - Nissen IVB 315; Zimmer 219; Anker 141. - Gilt als wichtiger Beitrag zur Ornithologie Polynesiens. "A detailed treatise on the birds of the region mentioned, with full synonymies, descriptions and notes." (Zimmer). - 5 der Tafeln zeigen Eier und Nester, die anderen 9 Tafeln meist mit mehreren Vogeldarstellungen. - Minimal stockfleckig, sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La lumière, ses causes et ses effets.

      Paris, Firmin Didot, 1867-68. ____ Première édition. Edmond Becquerel est l'auteur de découvertes importantes qui concernent tout particulièrement la luminescence. L'ouvrage traite aussi d'électricité, de photo-chimie, de photographie et de la vision humaine. Illustré par 76 figures dans le texte et 8 planches hors-texte dont 5 en couleurs. Fer doré sur les plats :"Ecole nationale des Arts & Métiers. Chalons" et étiquette à l'intérieur pour le Premier prix de physique et chimie, obtenu par l'élève Marandon, en 1880. Rousseurs peu importantes. Bel exemplaire. *****. 2 volumes in-8. [235 x 152 mm] Collation : (4), III, (1), 431, (3) pp., 6 pl. h.-t./ (4), 377, (3) pp., 2 pl. h.-t. Demi-chagrin brun, dos à nerfs orné, fer doré sur les plats. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Plays and Poems

      1867. SHAKESPEARE. The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare. London: Bell & Daldy, 1867. Fifteen volumes. Small octavo, contemporary full brown polished calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, red and green morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers and edges. $2000.Handsomely bound collection of Shakespeare's works, illustrated with 170 plates.“Shakespeare is the Canon. He sets the standard and the limits of literature” (Harold Bloom). Includes Samuel Johnson's preface and biographic essay. A beautiful set in fine condition.

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        Les fleurs animées

      1867. Paris, Garnier frères, 1867. 2 volumes in/4 reliures demi-chagrin à coins, dos à nerfs à titres dorés, fleurons et titres dorés, doré sur tête, planches aquarellées à la main : tome 1 : 29 planches hors-texte dont un frontispice, 339 p. ; tome 2 : 25 planches dont un frontispice et deux en noir (botanique), 324 p. Textes par A. Karr, Taxile Delord, Cte Foelix. Dos insolés et rousseurs éparses sur les pages de texte. Première édition de cet ouvrage en 1847. Biblio Carteret p. 286. relié D'OccasionétatCorrect

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        Fathers and Sons

      1867. First Edition . TURGENEV, Ivan. Fathers and Sons. A Novel. New York: Leypoldt & Holt, 1867. Small octavo, original gilt-stamped green cloth. $7500.First edition in English of TurgenevÂ’s controversial masterpiece, in scarce original cloth.As a result of hostile reaction to this novel when it was originally published in 1862 as Ottsy i deti, Turgenev left his homeland, living first in Baden-Baden in southern Germany and then in London and Paris. “Fathers and Sons concerns the inevitable conflict between generations and between the values of traditionalists and intellectuals. The physician Bazarov, the novelÂ’s protagonist, is the most powerful of TurgenevÂ’s creations. He is a nihilist [this novel is generally credited with introducing the term nihilism into English], denying the validity of all laws save those of the natural sciencesÂ… At the novelÂ’s first appearance the radical younger generation attacked it bitterly as a slander, and conservatives condemned it as too lenient in its characterization of nihilism” (Encyclopedia of Literature, 405). With publisher's advertisements. Line, Ettlinger & Gladstone, 54. Bookplate.Only very faint occasional foxing to interior, slight rubbing to original cloth and spine ends. A beautiful copy in near-fine condition.

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        Lettre de M. L. Pasteur à M. H. Marès

      Montpellier, Pierre Grollier, 1867. 1867, 1867, in-8, de 39 et (1) pages, exemplaire broché, Unique exemplaire, destiné à l'imprimeur, portant un long ajout manuscrit autographe de Marie Pasteur et des notes au crayon de papier de Pasteur lui-même. En mars 1867, Pasteur publie une "Lettre à M. H. Marès" afin de rendre compte publiquement de ces dernières découvertes sur la maladies des vers à soie. Henri Marès, ingénieur agronome, ami de Pasteur, s'intéressa en particulier à la viticulture et à l'hygiène agricole. Alors que depuis 1865, les recherches que Pasteur mène à Pont-Gisquet ne montrent pas de résultats concluants bien qu'il ait prouvé le caractère contagieux et héréditaire des éléments pathogènes, durant les premiers mois de l'année 1867, grâce à des observations effectuées sur "des produits" venus "directement du Japon", ses nouvelles expérimentations vont lui permettre de comprendre la distinction entre pébrine et flacherie. Cette intense période de recherche, de janvier à mai 1867, est marquée par de nombreuses publications dans des périodiques nationaux et locaux (il s'agit de redonner confiance à une production de soie localisée). Pasteur publie, en février, dans le Messager agricole du Midi une "Nouvelle note sur la maladies des vers à soie", toujours en février dans le même périodique une "Instruction pratique pour produire de bonnes graines de vers à soie", en mars la "Lettre à M. H. Marès", en avril une "Lettre à M. Dumas", et au début du mois de mai il republie, augmentée d'un second post-scriptum, la "Lettre à M. H. Marès". Le rythme de ces publications à répétition est marqué par un double principe : celui de l'activité de la recherche et des soubresauts liés à l'inattendu des découvertes, un principe de diversification des lieux de publications. Les deux éditions de la Lettre à Marès sont marquées par cette transformation ambivalente, et la présente copie enrichie d'ajouts manuscrits fait le lien entre les deux. En effet, de la main de Marie Pasteur, qui travaille en étroite collaboration avec son mari dans leur demeure de Pont-Gisquet, sont ajoutées une précision au titre, une longue note manuscrite finale qui forme un ajout autonome, et deux corrections (aux pages 19 et 34). Pasteur, au crayon de papier, ajoute, avant le texte finale de sa femme, "2e Post-scriptum à lettre s/ les V. à S.", et après "(Pont-Gisquet 20 avril 1867)". En confrontant la seconde édition de la Lettre, publiée dans le Messager Agricole du 5 mai, on retrouve une des deux corrections manuscrites, mais surtout, la totalité du second post-scriptum qui parait ici pour la première fois. Ainsi, notre exemplaire, qui fut envoyé à l'imprimeur Montpelliérain du "Messager" à la fin du mois d'avril 1867, est la trace précoce de cette intime filiation entre Pasteur et sa femme autour de sa débordante activité scientifique

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        Stock Certificate of the New York and Austin Silver Mining Company - No. 172

      1867. (NEVADA MINING). Stock Certificate of the New York & Austin Silver Mining Company, Austin, Reese River District, Nevada. No. 172. Austin, Nevada: New York & Austin Silver Mining Company, August 9, 1867. Folio, single leaf (measures 12 by 12 inches), printed stock certificate completed (and canceled) in manuscript, with interest coupons, stamps and seal attached. $2500.Original stock certificate for $500 issued in 1867 for the New York & Austin Silver Mining Company, completed and canceled in manuscript, with original seal and United States revenue stamp affixed and interest coupons intact. An attractive and unusual display piece.Formed in 1866 by a group of New York businessmen, the New York and Austin Silver Mining Company had a successful ten-year run in the Reese River District of Nevada. This canceled stock certificate gives ample evidence that the company, while recently formed, was a well-run business with tight controls and accountability brought about by a substantial capital investment and competent management. From the estate of the companyÂ’s superintendent at the mine in Austin, Nevada, Edwin A. Sherman. Sherman (1829-1914), a native of Brocton, Massachusetts, worked for a series of newspapers before enlisting in the army during the Mexican-American War, where he assisted with the army newspaper American Flag. After the war he traveled to California in the Gold Rush, mining for a while before once again turning to writing and editing. After serving in a variety of local offices in California and Nevada during the 1850s and 60s, Sherman eaccepted the position of superintendent for the New York & Austin Silver Mining Company in 1866. He resigned in 1869 to take up a series of public offices in Nevada. He returned to San Francisco in 1877, spending his remaining years in the Bay area, contributing to local newspapers and magazines, especially on mining matters.Ink cancel marks across signatures and certificate, as expected, with offsetting from ink; dampstain along lower edge, affecting interest coupons only. An excellent item of memorabilia from the early days of Nevada silver mining.

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        Jahresbericht über die Leistungen und Fortschritte in der gesammten Medicin. (Fortsetzung von Canstatt\'s Jahresbericht). Unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher Gelehrten unter Special-Redaction von E. Gurlt und A. Hirsch.

      August Hirschwald, Berlin 1867-1885. Jahrgänge 1, 2 und 8-19 in 24 Bänden (2 Halbjahresbände je Jahrgang), ca. 600 S. je Halbjahresband, 4°, marmoriertes Halbleinen mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheksexemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit kleinem unscheinbarem Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Rücken teils leicht verblichen, unteres Kapital von Jahrgang 2/2 etwas lädiert, Papier leicht gebräunt, sonst sauberes Exemplar, 14 Jahrgänge in jeweils 2 Halbjahresbänden für die Jahre 1866, 1867 sowie 1873 bis 1884. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Geschichte der Medizin, Medizin, Zeitschriften

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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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        Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey

      Smith, 1867. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1867. 3rd edition. 446 pages. No dust jacket. Blue boards with red leather spine. With the memoir by Charlotte Bronte ( named Charlotte on the spine and title page). Missing the ffep. Tanning to title page but firm hinges, firm binding and overall mild toning only within the text. Some loss to top of spine cover. The 'Wuthe' is missing from the title. Rubbing to all board edges, browning to the dark blue cloth at edges and odd marks to front and rear. This is a solid copy of a scarce early edition.

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        Ueber die Fläche vom kleinsten Inhalt bei gegebener Begrenzung. Bearbeitet von K. Hattendorff.

      Göttingen: Dieterich, 1867. First edition, the very rare offprint issue, of Riemann's important paper on minimal surfaces (i.e. surfaces of least area for a given boundary). "What his work lacks in quantity is more than compensated for by its superb quality. One of the most profound and imaginative mathematicians of all time ..." (DSB). The research first published in this paper was carried out in 1860-61; this delay in publication cost Riemann the credit for several fundamental discoveries contained in the present work. Most importantly, Riemann was the first to understand the intimate relationship between minimal surfaces and complex analytic functions, later credited to Karl Weierstrass (1815-97). Indeed, the present paper is a natural outgrowth of Riemann's landmark doctoral dissertation on complex function theory (1851). Riemann also anticipated Hermann Amandus Schwarz (1843-1921) in the construction of a new family of minimal surfaces which provided the first solution to a non-trivial case of Plateau's problem, the problem of finding a minimal surface having a given curve as its boundary (this problem was not solved in full generality until 1930). "The problem involves geometry and physics, and its treatment uses real and complex analysis. In other words, problem and treatment involve almost all of Riemann's work areas" (Laugwitz, p. 142). ABPC/RBH list only a single copy. The French mathematician Ossian Bonnet showed in 1860 a close connection between minimal surfaces and conformal mappings (transformations of one surface to another that preserve angles). Such mappings had been a major theme in Riemann's great work of 1851 on complex function theory (Grundlagen für eine allgemeine Theorie der Functionen einer veränderlichen complexen Grösse), "but neither [Bonnet] nor Minding before him took the step of thinking in terms of complex analytic maps, which suggests that even in 1860 such a connection might not have been generally appreciated. Instead, the first to put the picture together were the two leading complex analysts of the day, Riemann and Weierstrass. They worked independently. Riemann's account was entrusted by him to [Karl] Hattendorff for editing in April 1866, but apparently dates from 1860 to 1861. The original manuscript consists entirely of formulae, and Hattendorff supplied a text; the result was published in 1867 as [the present work]. Weierstrass's account was first given in a lecture at the Berlin Academy in 1866" (Bottazzini & Gray, p. 540). Shortly after handing his manuscript to Hattendorff, Riemann fled Göttingen when the armies of Hanover and Prussia clashed there at the start of the Austro-Prussian War. He was in any case probably too ill to work on the manuscript himself, having contracted tuberculosis in 1862. He died in Italy on 20 July, 1866. "The much harder problem is to find a minimal surface that spans a given contour; this problem is called the Plateau problem after the blind Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau who, in the 1840s and 1850s had drawn attention to the fact that a soap film spanning a wire frame will take up the shape of a minimal surface. The contours can have quite arbitrary shapes. The disparity between mathematicians' ability to solve the Plateau problem and the behaviour of soap films was a potent challenge, but even Riemann found the task of finding the right surface for a given boundary curve daunting. He was able to give explicit solutions only for simple boundaries: two skew lines in space (when the surface is a piece of a helicoid); two intersecting lines and a third lying in a plane parallel to the first two, three skew lines (which led to a generalization of the Riemann P-function); the space quadrilateral (later studied by Schwarz), and two circles in two parallel planes" (ibid., p. 542). The most interesting case, that of a space quadrilateral, and with it the first non-trivial solution of Plateau's problem, is usually credited to Schwarz (see, for example, Rassias, p. 153). Schwarz's work was carried out in 1867, and won him a prize of the Berlin Academy, but his work was not published until four years later (Bestimmung einer speziellen Minimalfläche, Berlin: Dümmler, 1871), so in this case Riemann's work was not only carried out earlier, but also published first. In section 12 of the present paper, Riemann also anticipated Schwarz in the discovery of the 'reflection principle' for analytic functions, later also named for Schwarz. This principle allows one to extend a complex analytic function initially defined on one side of a curve, and with real values along the curve, to an analytic function everywhere. "Riemann was interested in calculating a certain expression he denoted du/dt. He commented: 'In order to form the expression for du/dt, we must observe that dt is always real along the boundary, and du is either real or purely imaginary. Hence (du/dt)2 is real when t is real. This function can be continuously extended across the line of real values of t by the condition that, for conjugate values of the variable, the function will have conjugate values. Then (du/dt)2 is determined for the whole t-plane and turns out to be single-valued'" (Bottazzini & Gray, p. 542). The theory of minimal surfaces underwent at least two revivals in the twentieth century. The first major milestone was the complete solution of the Plateau problem by Jesse Douglas and Tibor Radó. The subject revived again in the 1980s when Celso Costa disproved the conjecture that the plane, catenoid and helicoid are the only 'complete embedded minimal surfaces of finite topology'. Costa's work demonstrated the importance of computer graphics to visualize minimal surfaces and to suggest the existence of new ones. In the present century minimal surfaces are studied in higher dimensions, and have become relevant to mathematical physics (e.g. the positive mass conjecture, the Penrose conjecture) and three-manifold geometry (e.g. the Smith conjecture, the Poincare conjecture, and the Thurston geometrization conjecture). Bottazzini & Gray, Hidden Harmony - Geometric Fantasies. The Rise of Complex Function Theory, 2013. Laugwitz, Bernhard Riemann 1826-1866, 1999; Rassias (ed.), The Problem of Plateau: A Tribute to Jesse Douglas and Tibor Radó, 1992. Offprint from Abhandlung der königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen 13 (1867). 4to (260 x 210 mm), pp. 52. Stitched, with green paper spine strip (as issued). One gathering has become loose. Light vertical fold.

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        Four (4) menus with original envelopes for the First through Fourth Annual Dinners of the Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard plus an announcement and dance card associated with the events 1868-1871

      The Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard was organized on November 26, 1867. It was composed of those persons who were active or honorary members of the Hartford City Guard prior to July 5, 1865. The AssociationÂ’s main objective was social with the intention “to keep alive old and pleasant memories and perpetuation of recollections of the old Company.” Each year they held a reunion on the second Wednesday of January. The first reunion was held on January 8, 1868. At their 50th reunion held in 1917, it was agreed that it should be the last reunion.. Four (4) different menus for the annual dinner of the association. Each menu with the first being January 8, 1868 includes the Officers, Music, Bill of Fare and Programme of the Evening. Each menu measures 8 3/4" x 6 1/4". Each with it's original envelope. Also includes an anouncement for the meeting to adopt the Constituion and elect Officers for the ensuing year, dated Nov. 21st, 1867. The final item in the grouping is a dance card for Sociables of the Hartford City Guard for 1-12-1870. Some discoloration

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        Erinnerung an die Brennerbahn.

      Max Ravizza, München. 1867 - In antiporta applicato elenco a stampa delle vedute contenute, che sono: 1) Innsbruck; 2) Tunnel durch den Berg Isel; 3) Stepahnsbrücke; 4) Tunnel bei Schlossberg; 5) Steinach; 6) Stafflach; 7) Gries; 8) Brenner See; 9) Brenner Passhöhe; 10) Ursprung der Eisack; 11) Tunnel Schelleberg) 12) Gossensass; 13) Sterzing; 14) Ruinen Sprechenstein und Reifestein; 15) Franzensfeste; 16) Brixen; 17) Clausen und Kloster Seben; 18) Trostburg; 19) Eisack-Klamm; 20) Tunnel bei Atzwang; 21) Felsenbett der Eisack; 22) Steg und die Spitzen des Schlern; 23) Der Kuntersweg und Tunnel; 24) Blumau und Rosergarten; 25) Botzen. La sezione della ferrovia del Brennero da Bolzano a Innsbruck venne aperta all’esercizio il 24 agosto 1867. Per costruire i 127 km del percorso da Innsbruck a Bolzano/Bozen furono necessari solo tre anni di lavoro. Il principale progettista fu l’ingegner Karl von Etzel, che morì nel 1865 e quindi non poté vedere il completamento della sua opera. ALBUM di grande bellezza e rarità probabilmente edito in occasione dell’apertura della ferrovia quando ancora l’incisione poteva competere con la fotografia, non a caso gli album pubblicati negli anni seguenti di questo formato sono raccolte di vedutine fotografiche del medesimo formato. DA VEDERSI. Formato: 25 c. di tav. finemente incise all’acciaio di misure 95x55 mm ca. applicate su cartoncino a striscia di misure 105x70 mm, contenute entro album in tela di misure 120x80 con titoli in oro al piatto. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, più evidenti alla legatura.

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        A SEARCH FOR A SECRET.

      London, Tinsley Brothers, 1867.. FIRST EDITION 1867, 3 volumes complete set in original publisher's cloth. 8vo, approximately 188 x 122 mm, 7¼ x 4¾ inches, pages: (i)-iv, 1-298, (2 - imprint leaf); (i)-iv, 1-269, (2 - blank); (i)-iv, 1-263, (1). Bound in the original publisher's dark green cloth, elaborate blind design on both covers, gilt lettering and minimal gilt decoration to spines, original pale yellow endpapers, all uncracked. Books leaning slightly, spine gilt very slightly worn on all volumes, gilt at head of spine on Volume I mostly worn off, not affecting title, head and tail of spines slightly worn with wrinkling and minute nicks to cloth, spine cloth on Volume I slightly vertically concave, hinges lightly rubbed, corners slightly bumped and slightly worn, some tips just showing cardboard, small blind stamp of original bookseller on front endpaper of Volume I, small neat early signature (Kempthorne) on front endpaper in each volume, a few pages protruding very slightly from text block, some of these lightly browned at edges, Volume I: title page lightly browned, a few small pale stains to margins, an occasional faint fingermark, a few top corners creased, 5 mm (¼") closed tear to 1 lower margin (p.219), pages 292/293 opened carelessly resulting in 2 tiny chips to top edge of 293; Volumes II and III: a few small light corner creases, 2 or 3 very small pale margin stains, otherwise contents clean, in Volume II a minute closed tear to fore-edge of 2 pages and a 10 mm (½") closed tear to 1 lower margin (p.247). A good set of the scarce first edition of Henty's first published fiction. Newbolt had only seen the blue cloth binding but he notes that Farmer (Kennedy and Farmer, Bibliography of G.A. Henty) mentions the green cloth binding. The size of the first edition was probably only 300 to 400 copies and was sold at £1. 11s.6d., the standard price for 3 volume novels. See Newbolt, G.A. Henty, page 2, No.1. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript

      1867. PERCY, Thomas. Bishop PercyÂ’s Folio Manuscript. London: N. Trübner, 1867-68. Four volumes bound as three. Large, thick octavo, early 20th-century full olive morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled and gilt. $3800.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, splendidly bound in full morocco-gilt.Although Percy was already an accomplished bishop and writer, this work “was to immortalize him. For some time he had possessed an old folio manuscript containing copies, in an early 17th-century handwriting, of many old poemsÂ… He had found it one day ‘lying dirty on the floor in a bureau in the parlourÂ’ of his friend Humphrey Pitt of Shifnall in Shropshire, ‘being used by the maids to light the fire,Â’ and had begged it of its careless owner. Percy assembled enough ballads to make three volumes called Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765). As an editor of ballads Percy had had more than one predecessor in the earlier 18th century; butÂ… he had more success and influence than his predecessors. The volumes stimulated an extensive rehabilitation of the repute of English balladry” (Baugh et al., 1017). “The book made an epoch in the history of English literature. It promoted with lasting effect the revival of interest in our older poetry” (DNB). “PercyÂ’s magnum opus [was] of tremendous importance to antiquaries and poets alikeÂ… his rediscovery of older English poetry was destined to inspire the poets of the Romantic revival in Germany as well as England” (Kunitz & Haycraft, 404-405). In 1868, Professor J.W. Hales and Dr. F.J. Furnivall edited the original folio from which Percy took the poetry and published it in three volumes; this is the first edition of that work, together with the extremely scarce fourth volume of songs also taken from the manuscript (here bound as part of the third volume). Also issued in a limited edition of 65 copies on fine paper. Bookplates.Spines uniformly toned to brown, light expert restoration to beautiful morocco binding.

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