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        EL CERO. Periódico Literario de brocha gorda. Números 1 a 52 (Colección completa).

      - Jaén, Francisco López Vizcaino (los 4 primeros números, el Nº 5 Imprenta de la Reforma Agrícola y a partir del del Nº 6, Imprenta de El Cero), 1867-1868, 32 x 22 cm., holandesa piel de época restaurada, cada número de 8 págs. a dos columnas mas las cubiertas originales en papel de diversos colores. (Una hoja rasgada, restaurada y completa y un número con un pequeño roto en la esquina superior en blanco. Muy rara colección completa de este periódico impreso en Jaén que se publicó desde el 8 de Febrero de 1867 hasta el 28 de Febrero de 1868. Su propietario y redactor era Manuel Genaro Rentero y colaboraron, entre otros, Antonio Almendros Aguilar, Bernardo López García y Patrocinio de Biedma. En las cubiertas de colores, aunque algunas sin textos, contiene crónicas locales y algunos relatos cortos en forma de entregas. Solo hemos localizado el ejemplar existente en la Hemeroteca Nacional).

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        Les Fleurs animées.

      Paris, Garnier frères, 1867. 2 volumes, In-4, demi chagrin bleu à coins, dos à nerfs ornés, têtes dorées (reliure de l'époque). 339 pp. ; 324 pp. Nouvelle édition illustrée de 50 ravissantes planches hors-texte ainsi que deux frontispices. Celles-ci, évoquant le gracieux langages des fleurs, ont été rehaussées à l'aquarelle par M. Maubert, peintre d'histoire naturelle, attaché au Jardin des plantes. Et deux planches en noir et blanc de botanique (Horticulture des dames). Un des derniers livres de Grandville dans une édition recherchée pour la qualité de ses illustrations, rehaussées à l'époque à l'aquarelle et à la gomme. Textes par Alphonse Karr, Taxile Delord et le comte Foelix.Dos passés, rousseurs dans le texte sans atteinte des planches.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1867 - 1867 Original Wisden in Very Good Condition

      As far as I am aware, this is the first 1867 in original covers to be offered on this site. The book itself is in excellent condition. The front and rear wrappers are very slightly darkened and with the odd mark as can be seen from the photographs. The wrappers are entirely complete without any chips or loss. There is a small closed tear to the front wrapper which has not resulted in any loss at all. Internally, the book is in fabulous condition for it's age. The pages are clean, original and unmarked. The book has had no restoration whatsoever. It is very rare to find a book of this age in entirely original condition with it's original wrappers. A super copy. We also have fabulous copies for 1864 and 1868 in original wrappers which we hope to list shortly.

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        Starnberger Gerichtsgebäude mit Blick auf die Josephskirche und den See ('Der Gerichtstag').

      - Stahlstich v. G. Jaquemont in München n. K. von Enhuber gedr. v. A. Wetteroth, 1867, 43,5 x 54 Abbildung des Gemäldes bei Schober, Bilder aus dem Fünf-Seenland, Abb 296.

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        Decision of the U. S. Supreme Court on Military Commissions, (Case, Ex-Parte Lambdin P. Milligan, Et Al. ) Delivered At December Term, 1866--Signed by Supreme Court Justice David D. Davis

      Washington: W. H. & O. H. Morrison. Good with no dust jacket. 1867. First Edition. Pamphlet. Grey wrapper has a vertical fold line, a long tear on the rear wrap repaired with archival tape, with a shorter tear on the final page. Light soil on pages. Inscribed on the front "With the respects of D Davis, Jany. 8, 1867." David D. Davis was a Supreme Court Justice and close friend of Abraham Lincoln. He was Lincoln's campaign manager in 1860 and also a US Senator from Illinois. The decision involved habeas corpus and trial by military tribunals. Justice Davis delivered the opinion of the Court. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 23 pp; Signed by Author .

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        W. & F. Thorn Carriage Pattern Book. London, [c. 1867].

      1867. Oblong 8vo (250 x 150 mm). Ornate lithograph title page and 38 plates in original hand colour, raised in egg-white. Original full brown morocco stamped in gilt and blind. All edges gilt. 38 stunningly hand-coloured plates of coaches in various styles, ranging from the plainest to the most elaborate and luxurious. The first two plates depict horses, a pair and a single horse, harnessed respectively to pull the coaches. The imagery is rich and vibrant; the binding is tight. - William Thomas Thorn (1819-81) and his brother Frederick (1822-82?) continued the prestigious family coachbuilding concern founded by their father Willliam in 1824. Upper board with gilt royal coat of arms and title "W. & F. Thorn Coach Builders & Harness Makers, by Special Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen" within a gilt geometric and floral border with embossed corner pieces. Lower board with same border design but all embossed. Expertly rebacked retaining the original spine; endpapers renewed. Rubbing and slight chipping along edges; occasional foxing, mostly affecting tissue guards. A scarce item, with no copies located on OCLC or COPAC.

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        Letter signed. Trieste, 4. II. 1867.

      1867. Large 8vo. 1 p. From a concert tour, thanking for the unnamed recipient's hospitality. Also signed by six other musicians, including Carlotta Patti, John or Thomas Aptommas, and the young Mary Krebs-Brenning. - Somewhat dusty.

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        THE AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ALMANAC:; BEING AN ANNUAL APPENDIX TO HUMPHREY'S JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ALLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES

      New York: Joseph H. Ladd, 1867. First editions. 12mos. 3 volumes. [1864] 144 pp., plus illustrated adverts. Publisher's cloth, decorated in blind and tilted in gilt on the upper cover. The cloth shows stains and wear; scattered foxing, stains and toning. [1866] 106 pp., adverts. The original printed wrappers have a stain on the front and a few short tears and chips at the spine [1867] ix, 102 pp., illustrations, adverts. Later cloth, with printed paper wrappers bound in. Very good. A survey of new information in the field including Gordon's collation process, which the author states will not peel from the glass, as well as Woodburytyping and grinding lenses. Includes a State of the Union and a reflection on American Presidents (Lincoln). The 1864 edition was the copy of Dr. Liesegang dated 1864, which contains contributions by him. Annual appendix to Humphrey's Journal. The 1864 issue was the first year published, although many references state 1865 as the first year; presumed to have continued to 1868.

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        The Poultry Book: Comprising the Breeding and Management of profitable and ornamental Poultry, their Qualities and Characteristics; to which is added \"\"The Standard of Excellence in Exhibition Birds

       Routledge and Sons, London, 1867. VIII, 356 S. mit 39 Abb., davon 30 chromolithographische Tafeln nach Zeichnungen von Harrison Weir, original Leinen-Einband mit Goldprägungen und Goldschnitt, quart, (Rücken erneuert/Einband-Ecken und -Kanten etwas berieben/Deckel gering fleckig/vereinzelt etwas fleckig) - Erste Ausgabe dieses wichtigen Werkes / gut erhalten / Tegetmeier war ein bekannter Londoner Ornithologe / Nissen, Vogelbücher 930; Möbes S. 156 in Anmerkung - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Ornithologie

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        Framed Display! President Johnson signs a government check to his steward, African-American William Slade, who was also Abraham Lincoln's valet. Lincoln would try his speeches with Slade and it is reported that he may have even had a lost version of the Emancipation Proclamation!

      Washington, DC, April 24, 1867. 8" x 3.25". "Partly Printed Check Signed ""Andrew Johnson"" as President, 8"" x 3.25"" visible. Completed in manuscript. Washington, April 21, 1867. Drawn on The First National Bank of Washington, Government Depository and Financial Agent of the United States, payable to ""Wm Slade's order"" for $1290.87. Double matted with a 5.75"" x 8"" bust portrait of Johnson. Gilt-framed under glass, overall size, 14.5"" x 21"". In apparent fine condition.William Slade, an African American. was President Lincoln's usher, valet, and messenger. Natalie Sweet wrote in her article ""A Representative 'of our people': The Agency of William Slade, Leader in the African American Community and Usher to Abraham Lincoln,"" published in the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, Vol. 34 Issue 2, Summer 2013, ""The task fell to Slade to make certain that maids were on top of the cleaning, that meals were served at the appointed hour, and that footmen were in their positions at the time the Lincoln family needed them."" When Lincoln died on April 15, 1865, Slade prepared and dressed his body for burial. Slade continued working in the White House when Vice President Andrew Johnson succeeded Lincoln as President. According to Sweet, ""When the position of steward became available in the summer of 1865, President Johnson appointed Slade to the highly coveted post. As steward, Slade was now in charge of household finances - a job that only went to the most trusted of domestics. Servant pay and the buying of goods now fell under his personal responsibility. News of the appointment spread to Washingtonians by way of the Evening Star, which cheerfully announced, 'Mr. Slade is admirably qualified for his new duties, and will conduct the internal economy of the White House with all the efficiency that has characterized the discharge of his previous duties.'"" When William Slade died in 1868, President Johnson and his two daughters attended his funeral services. "

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        Fables de La Fontaine avec les Dessins de Gustave Dore

      Paris: Hachette, 1867. hardcover. near fine. Gustave Dore. Profusely illustrated with 85 plates and 248 smaller vignettes throughout the text by Gustave Dore. 2 volumes, lx + 317 pages and 383 pages (some light foxing, most pages clean). Thick folios, rubricated titles and page borders, full crimson morocco with ornate designs on spines and covers, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers and fly leaves, all edges gilt. Bound by Matthews, 2 hinges beginning to dry. Paris: Libraire de L. Hachette, 1867. A beautiful set. Large very substantial volumes which will certainly require extra postage.

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        SAINTE MARIE D'AUCH, ATLAS MONOGRAPHIQUE DE CETTE CATHÉDRALE

      - 1867, Paris, Librairie Archéologique de Victor Didron. 1 volume grand in folio, relié demi-basane Bordeaux, dos à nerfs titre et auteur dorés, caissons, filets dorés. 158 pages. + catalogue des Prélats qui ont occupés le siège d'Auch + 39 planches lithographiées, montées sur onglet, imprimées par Lemercier à Paris. Exemplaire en bon état, quelques rousseurs sur les planches, manque de papier sur le 4ème plat. Bel exemplaire de cette rare monographie de la cathédrale d'Auch, bien complet de ses 39 planches. E.O [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ALMANAC:; BEING AN ANNUAL APPENDIX TO HUMPHREY'S JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ALLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES

      New York: Joseph H. Ladd, 1867. First editions. 12mos. 3 volumes. [1864] 144 pp., plus illustrated adverts. Publisher's cloth, decorated in blind and tilted in gilt on the upper cover. The cloth shows stains and wear; scattered foxing, stains and toning. [1866] 106 pp., adverts. The original printed wrappers have a stain on the front and a few short tears and chips at the spine [1867] ix, 102 pp., illustrations, adverts. Later cloth, with printed paper wrappers bound in. Very good. A survey of new information in the field including Gordon's collation process, which the author states will not peel from the glass, as well as Woodburytyping and grinding lenses. Includes a State of the Union and a reflection on American Presidents (Lincoln). The 1864 edition was the copy of Dr. Liesegang dated 1864, which contains contributions by him. Annual appendix to Humphrey's Journal. The 1864 issue was the first year published, although many references state 1865 as the first year; presumed to have continued to 1868.

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        Les Autruches du Roi Soleil. Revue-folie illustrée par Francisque de Biotière, Correspondant fantaisiste du Progrès de l'Aisne.

      Paris Marpon frères 1867 In-4 à deux colonnes de 59 pp., demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné, premier plat de couverture illustrée conservé (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale rare. Journaliste, romancier, nouvelliste et correcteur, Francisque de Biotière (1836, Moulins - ?) collabora au Moniteur de la mode puis fonda Belphégor, La Fronde, L'Alliance des Arts et des Lettres. C'est dans Le Progrès de l'Aisne qu'il publia d'abord sa "fantaisie littéraire", Les Autruches du Roi Soleil. Premier plat de couverture, 1 planche hors-texte et 21 vignettes dessinées par Charles Montpellier et lithographiées par Lallart à Soissons. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur : A Champagnat Pour l'admiration sincère que je professe à l'égard de son beau talent. Paris, 21 juin 1868 Francisque de Biotière.

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        Os indios bravos e o Sr. Lisboa, Timon 3º pelo autor da @Historia Geral do Brazil . . .

      Lima, Imprensa Liberal, 1867. - 4°, contemporary quarter calf (worn). Light browning. Overall good. The Duque de Saldanha's copy, with his purple monogrammed stamp in blank portion of title-page. (2 ll.), 124 pp. *** FIRST EDITION of Varnhagen's reply to João Francisco Lisboa's critique (in his periodical @Timon) of Varnhagen's proposal for civilizing the Indians, as expounded in the @História do Brasil. Both works were part of an ongoing debate about the role of the Indians in Brazilian history and culture.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 882. Blake II, 378-79. Innocêncio IX, 245; X, 261. Palau 352866. Bellido 38: "raro. Tiragem reduzidíssima e não exposta à venda." Horch 80: "não tenham sido postos à venda com fins comerciais, sendo por isto difíceis de encontrar." Rodrigues 2441: "raro." Porbase locates 4 copies at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'ARTE DI FABBRICARE. Corso completo di istituzioni teoriche - pratiche per gl'ingegneri, per gli architetti, pei periti in costruzione e pei periti misuratori. 1867 - 1877.

      Negro, Torino - Opera in sei volumi + tre di Appendici. Cm.23,2x14,6. Pg.4336 complessive. Legature in mz.pelle con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. Con 226 tavole tecniche fuori testo (alcune in grande formato), collocate in fine a ciascun volume. non sono presenti gli ultimi due volumi dell'Appendice. Piano dell'Opera: "Materiali da costruzione e analisi dei loro prezzi" (pg.356, 4; con 15 tavole); "Geometria pratica applicata all'arte del costruttore" (pg.416, 8; con 17 tavole); "Lavori generali di architettura civile, stradale ed idraulica e analisi dei loro prezzi" (pg.640, 8; con 37 tavole); "Operazioni topografiche" (pg.472, 8; con 32 tavole); "Resistenza dei materiali e stabilità delle costruzioni" (pg.624, 4; con 12 tavole); "Costruzioni civili, stradali ed idrauliche" (pg.768, 8; con 38 tavole). Appendice: Vol.I: "La resistenza dei materiali esposta nei suoi più generali rapporti coi lavori della moderna ingegneria; Studio sul progetto di un tronco di strada ferrata per quanto spetta al suo andamento ed ai movimenti di terra; Metodo pratico per determinare le principali dimensioni delle arcate dei ponti in muratura; Volume dello spicchio cilindrico e volumi compresi fra le superficie d'intradosso ed i piani d'imposta delle volte a padiglione, delle volte a botte con teste di padiglione e delle volte a schifo" (pg.VIII, 308, 8; con 22 tavole); Vol.II: "Deformazioni dei corpi elastici studiato nei loro più generali rapporti coi lavori della moderna ingegneria; Studio del progetto di un ponte in ferro con archi (pg.424, 8; con 22 tavole); Vol.III: "Rottura e lavori di riparazione della Galleria dei Giovi e conseguenze per la determinazione delle grossezze dei rivestimenti delle gallerie in terreni mobili; Costruzione delle gallerie in terreni mobili; Costruzione delle grandi gallerie a foro cieco; Perforatrici a percussione; Maneggi pel servizio nella costruzione delle gallerie" (pg.256, 8; con 31 tavole). Eccellenti condizioni di conservazione. Allievo del Mosca, l'ingegnere e architetto Giovanni Curioni (1831-1887) fu docente nella Scuola di Applicazione per gli Ingegneri, direttore del Politecnico di Torino e aggregato al Collegio della Facolta' di Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche della R. Universita' di Torino. "Il suo "Manuale", e' una testimonianza consistente, ma non unica, della sua attivita' pubblicistica. Nonostante il sottotitolo "corso completo di istituzioni teorico-pratiche" e la mole, non si pone come opera organica. E' piuttosto un'opera aperta: raccolta di studi che spaziano dalle costruzioni idrauliche a quelle civili, dalla topografia alla scienza delle costruzioni, con aggiunte, aggiornamenti, approfondimenti teorici e sperimentali sempre attenti ai "progressi dell'arte" (da "Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani", XXXI, 451-53). 8000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Buffon avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier.

      Furne, Jouvet et Cie 1867 - Théorie de la Terre - Introduction à l'histoire des minéraux - Minéraux - Histoire naturelle des Mammifères - Oiseaux. Paris, Furne, Jouvet et Cie, 1867. 6 forts volumes in-4 de 2 feuillets non chiffrés 782 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés, 773 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés , 726 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés , 784 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés , 653 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés, 726 pp. quelques rares rousseurs, imprimé sur deux colonnes. Reliures uniformes de l'époque: demi-chagrin vert à coins. 129 hors texte dont 1 frontispice, 6 cartes et 122 en couleurs par TRAVIES (Edmond) (mammifères : 48 ; oiseaux 74.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of Sweden and Norway; with an Account of the Seals and Salt-water Fishes of those Countries. Second Edition

      London, Frederick Warne 1867. Large 8vo. XX + 599 pp. Woodcut illustr. + 48 col. lithogr. plates + 4 woodcut pl. Folding map (in pocket). Publisher's cloth gilt. Top edge gilt. Hinges repaired, gilted text and decorations faded. Text block good. The lithog. pl. are particularely nice, but for the odd foxing. Schiøtz 615 b

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        Autograph letter signed. Caprera, 3. X. 1867.

      1867. ½ p. 4to. To the Italian freedom fighter Enrico Cairoli (1840-67), three weeks before Cairoli died in an attack of Rome which was led by Garibaldi: "Mio caro Enrico. Grazie grazie della bella medaglia di sangue che mi mandasti - tua madre - andrà superba di possedati - Ricciotti il tuo vecchio amico ti prega a venir qua: io ti dico altrettanto - credimi tuo per la vita / G. Garibaldi". - Foldings; somewhat browned; cont. numbered "570".

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        LE LIVRE DE CUISINE EDITION ORIGINALE 1867

      Le Livre de Cuisine par Jules Gouffé comprenant la cuisine de ménage et la grande cuisine avec 25 planches imprimées en chromolithographie et 161 vignettes sur bois dessinées d'après nature par E.Ronjat. Paris, Librairie de L.Hachette et Cie 1867. In 4 de VII (Préface de Jules Gouffé)et 826 pp. Imprimerie de Lahure. Edition originale. Reliure demi-chagrin rouge avec auteur, titre et fleurons dorés. Rousseurs rares. Bel exemplaire.

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        The English Constitution.

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1867. Reprinted from the "Fortnightly Review Octavo. Original purple cloth, covers stamped with blind rule border and central floral device, spine ruled and lettered gilt, coated endpapers. Ownership inscription of "H.R.H. Prince Leopold K.G. March 1870" to the front free endpaper, with his printed bookplate as the Duke of Albany to the front pastedown. Binder's ticket of Virtue and Co. to rear pastedown. Spine lightly faded, small puncture to front joint, head of spine and front joint with short snag; one or two pale spots; an excellent copy with a royal provenance. First edition in book form, from the library of Prince Leopold, youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. First published in instalments in The Fortnightly Review between 1865 and 1866, "its purpose was to show the actual working of the Constitution in the period between the first and second Reform Acts, and in this it was brilliantly successful. 'No author of modern times', wrote Dicey, 'has done so much to elucidate the intricate workings of English government as Bagehot. His English Constitution is so full of brightness, originality, and wit, that few students notice how full it is also of knowledge, of wisdom, and of insight... The English Constitution is undoubtedly Bagehot's greatest work. He never revised it, although he wrote a preface for the second edition in 1872. It has retained both its freshness and relevance, and rightly ranks as one of the English classics" (St John-Stevas). "This classic account of that most elusive and least codified of entities, the Constitution of England, never lost its popularity, and shows signs of being elevated from the rank of first-class handbook to a place with De Tocqueville as one of the most important texts in political literature ... Bagehot's work is of more than English importance: it is the great defence of empirical as against theoretical politics." (PMM). From the library of Prince Leopold, eighth child and youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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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. Le Journal illustré, Paris 1867, 28,5x38cm, relié. - Originale.binding Edition full cream carton, flat spine decorated with jewels stamped cold plate designed by Delannoy important and engraved in red, representing a pediment framing a bull's-eye on the front cover and architectural element stamped in red ornament and central double thread frame designed by Delannoy on the second board, binding of éditeur.Bel exemplaire.Le Journal shown is a French weekly newspaper established in February 1864 and is modeled on the Penny Illustrated Paper released in 1861 in England. It is illustrated with large woodcuts and magazine covers topics in eight pages in the format 27 x 37.5 cm. A few years later, it is integrated into the media group to compete Journal.Conçu Petit L'Illustration that is sold 75 cents, The Journal is illustrated sold 10 cents. He disappeared in 1899 when the illustrated supplement of the Petit Journal, illustrated in color, in the same group and sold since 1890, supplanta.Nombreuses collaborations, including Charles Monselet, Sarcey Jules Moinaux, Olivier Merson ... Compositions and drawings L. Breton Cham, Gustave Doré, Edmond Morin, among others. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [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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        Les rues de Marseille.

      Marseille Chez E. Camoin 1867 6 vol in-8 relié demi chagrin vert, dos à nerfs avec décor doré auxquels nous joignons: Notice historique sur les anciennes rues de Marseille démolies en 1862 pour la création de la rue Impériale , Marseille, 1862, in-8 de 312 pp., relié demi chagrin vert, dos à nerfs avec décor doré. Superbe exemplaire très frais.

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        LES RUES DE MARSEILLE

      "5 volumes ; Marseille : Camoin, 1867-1869 ; 418-470-457-468-505 p. : portrait, 23 cm. " Demi-maroquin rouge à long grains. On joint du même auteur : Notice historique sur les anciennes rues de Marseille démolies en 1862 pour la création de la rue impériale, Marseille 1862 (312 pages), reliure demi-basane brune..

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        Handbook of the Sphygmograph : Being a Guide to its use in clinical Research.

      - London : Robert Hardwicke, 192 Picadilly, 1867, kl.8°, VI, (2), 83, (1) pp., 3 Taf., 13 Fig., orig. Leinenband. First Edition of the "Handbook of the Sphygmograph : Being a Guide to its use in clinical research. To which is appended a Lecture delivered at the Royal College of Physicians on the 29th of March 1867 on the Mode and Duration of the Contraction of Heart in Health and Disease". - - "The first account of the use of the sphygmograph in England was published in The Lancet during 1865. It was part of a report of the proceedings of a meeting in London and mentions that Dr Francis E. Anstie was the first English physician to use the sphygmograph, which was described as 'an exquisitely designed instrument. of precision and remarkable beauty'. It goes on to say that Dr Burdon-Sanderson was also using the device (Anon. 1865). On 17 February 1866, another report appeared in the same journal (Walton 1866) in which abnormal pulse recordings taken with Marey's instrument from the right radial artery were compared with the normal tracings from the left radial artery. The differences between the sphygmograms were attributed to an aneurysm of the right axillary artery. This appears to have been the first report of the diagnostic use of the device in England. Later, in March 1866, the British Medical Journal published an extensive paper in two parts by Balthazar W. Foster of Birmingham. Foster later published a monograph describing the use of Marey's sphygmograph in England. The conclusion of Foster's monograph contains a brief but interesting exchange of letters between Foster and The Lancet over who really introduced the device to England. As we have noted, Anstie appears to have been the first to use the device, although Sir John Burdon Sanderson may also have been using it at the same time. Anstie himself subsequently published several articles on the sphygmograph and the correspondence appeared in The Lancet on 26 May and 9 June 1866. - - In 1867 J. B. BURDON-SANDERSON (1828-1905) published several reports on the sphygmograph and a monograph entitled 'Handbook of the Sphygmograph' (Burdon-Sanderson 1867)." N.H. Naqvi & M.D. Blaufox, Blood Pressure Measurement, An Illustrated History (1998), pp.37-38 - - Bedford No. 52 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE LIVRES DE CUISINE COMPRENANT LA CUISINE DE MENAGE ET LA GRANDE CUISINE. Avec 25 planches imprimées en chromo-lithographie et 161 vignettes sur bois, dessinées d'après nature par E. Ronjat.

      Hachette, 1867. In-8 gr. (mm. 261x166), mz. pelle coeva con ang. (abrasioni, cerniere interne con spacco), dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro, pp. (2),XI,826,(2), ben illustrato nel t. da numerosiss. figure e con 24 (su 25) belle tavv. f.t. in cromolitografia. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Vicaire, p. 417/18 che cita le varie ediz. di questo celebrato testo, a partire dalla prima del 1867: "Cet ouvrage culinaire est un des plus complet et des plus sérieusement traités qui existent; les recettes que l'on y trouve sont fort récherchées, mais il faut avoir un budget assez important pour suivre les savants conseils de ce maitre de l'art culinaire" - Bitting, p. 195. Con fiorit. e aloni interc. nel t. ma buon esemplare.

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        Autograph letter signed. Düsseldorf, 20. V. 1867.

      1867. 8vo. 3 pp. on bifolium. To the German composer, conductor and cellist Julius Rietz, asking for some informations about a vacant position at the Dresden Court opera.

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        The Bhagvat-Geeta, or Dialogues of Kreeshna and Arjoon

      New York University 1867 - Reprinted for Geo. P. Philes from the 1785 edition, limited to 261 copies for subscribers. Half leather. Binding solid and tight. Light general wear to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De la Combustion Humaine Spontanée. Thèse de la Faculté de Médecine de Strasbourg, et soutenue publiquement le lundi 14 janvier 1867, à trois heures du soir [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Typographie d'Edouard Huder 1867 - 1 vol. in-4 br., Typographie d'Edouard Huder, Strasbourg, 1867, 55 pp. Bon exemplaire de cet introuvable travail, dédicacé par l'auteur. Si le sujet paraît directement sortir d'un épisode de X-Files et intéresser un Fox Mulder ou une Dana Scully, il a intéressé la médecine depuis la fin du XVIIIe siècle. Le présent travail cite le rapport de Jacoboeus dans les actes de Cophenhague, en 1692, comme première relation répertoriée. Depuis, quelques rares travaux se sont intéressés au sujet. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Voyage au centre de la terre. Vignettes par Riou.

      J. Hetzel, Editeur, Paris, 1867. - 27,5 x 18,5 cm. (2), 220 pp. Publisher's lavishly decorated green cloth with gilt edges. Front joint with ca 1,5 cm tears at head and tail of spine, spine ends and corners slightly bumped, tail of spine slightly frayed, rear board with tiny spot. First free end paper with owner's signature, interior with some annotations in copying pencil, else fine. A well-preserved copy. Publisher's decorated green cloth in the "Bouquets de roses" variant without the gilt stars on the spine. Signed by the bookbinder at tail of spine (Ch. Magnier Rel.). Verne's third novel, which was first published in 1864; this is an early (second?) printing of the first illustrated edition of "Voayge au centre de la terre" with the letter "V" still missing from the text accompanying the plate on page 45 ([V]ue de Reykjawik), but with the incorrect chapter indication (LIIX) of the first printing corrected (XLII), with the letter "x" typeset in a noteably smaller size than the following letters. (Bibliothe`que d'e ducation et de re cre ation.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kurs kliniki vnutrennikh bolieznei. [Parts I - II]

      Tip. Imp. Akademi Nauk 1867-1868, S. Peterburg - 22x14cm, (347) pp, Contemporary binder's quarter-leather. Several large chips from binding's paper coating. LACKING front free flyleaf. Foxed. Name on title. First edition. Author's first book? Consists of 2 parts bound in one volume. Pagination runs xix,148 + v,176,(1) pp. Part I with original wrappers bound in. A third part was published in 1875 but not present here. Author founder of the physiological school in Russian medicine [".,.Botkin played a role in Russian medicine that was very similar to that of Osler in English-speaking countries., After studying under Virchow., & Claude Bernard.,.Botkin established a laboratory in his medical clinic, the first in Russia. He became intensely interested in evidence of the influence of the central nervous system on visceral function.,.was led to propose the theory of 'nervism' which stated that all bodily processes are regulated by the central nervous system. His remarkably farsighted intuition accelerated major developments in neurophysiology.,.Pavlov obtained a post in Botkin's clinical laboratory.,.[&] wrote his thesis under Botkin and did his first experiments on conditional reflexes with him.,." - Stewart Wolf "Sergei Petrovich Botkin:A Russian William Osler" in 'Integrative Physiology & Behavioral Science', Vol. 29, No. 2, Apr-Jun 1994]. Binding heavily rubbed. Spine scuffed. Hinges tender. Just Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. Berlin, 26. II. 1867.

      1867. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. An den namentlich nicht genannten Schriftsteller Julius Lang (geb. 1833): "Euer Wohlgeboren haben mir ein Exemplar Ihrer Broschüre 'Armee Reorganisation und Desorganisation' gesandt, wofür ich verbindlichst danke. Ich habe die Arbeit mit vielem Interesse gelesen und ersuche Sie 6 Exemplare davon unter Beifügung einer bezüglichen Rechnung gefälligst hierher senden zu wollen [...]". - Moltke war bis 1888 Chef des Generalstabes und wurde am Ende seines Lebens zum Verfechter einer Politik der kriegsvermeidenden Abschreckung. Moltke war ein bedeutender Militärschriftsteller und Briefschreiber.

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        Le naufrage sans peril, ou l'invention d'une machine qu'on peut porter à la poche, qui nous fait passer les rivieres tous vestus, & ester plusieurs jours sur la mer, sans aucun péril pour nostre vie, & sans moüiller nos armes ny nos habits.Paris, printed by C. Blageart, 1675. 8vo. Modern light brown half cloth, with original paper wrappers mounted on sides.

      Brunet, Suppl. I, col. 775; Cat. ... la bibliothèque de M.H. de Lassize (1867), no. 1363 (this copy); Thomas, Swimming, p. 74; WorldCat (3 copies). Author's annotated copy of the extremely rare first and only edition of Lanquer's treatise on his newly-invented life belt, known in early dictionaries as a "Lanquerre" and described on the title-page as a "machine that fits in a pocket and allows travelling on rivers and seas without any danger to life, and without wetting weapons and clothes". Brunet describes it as "Pièce curieuse et d'une grande rareté" and mentions a copy withdrawn from the De Lassize auction. That is clearly the present copy, for the auction catalogue notes it is annotated by the author, quoting a manuscript comment on page 22: "Laquelle machine depuis que j'ai mon privilége, j'ai encore tellement perfectionnée que c'est à présent un prodige. [etc]". The treatise is also mentioned in Thevenot

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        L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1867 ILLUSTRÉE 2/2 vols

      L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1867 ILLUSTRÉE Publication Internationale autorisée par la commission impériale 2 volumes in folio ( 370x270), reliés demi cuir, qq frottements, comprenant chacun 60 livraisons, 480 & 480 pages. (poids de l'ensemble 4kg) Bel état intérieur, très nombreuses gravures, rare ! Édité par Dentu

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        L'EGYPTE à l'Exposition Universelle de 1867.

      Dentu Paris 1867 In-4 de 2 ff.n.ch. II 384 pp., demi-maroquin de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, plats de percaline avec décors (croissants et étoiles aux coins), tranches dorées. Bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage orné d'un frontispice représentant Ismael Pacha de 3 planches gravées hors-texte et d'un tableau dépliant des douanes égyptiennes.

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        Naika hiroku [Trans.: Diagnosis and Treatment of Various Diseases].

      One finely handcolored port. of the author & 43 woodcuts (of which 42 are finely handcolored). 14 vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block printed title labels on upper covers, stitched. [Mito]: Jijuntei zo, 1867. First edition. Honma (1804-72), a member of a distinguished family of physicians, studied under Phillip Franz von Siebold who had brought many printed Western works on medicine and surgery to Japan. Honma also learned anesthesia from Seishu Hanaoka, the first Japanese physician to master this specialty. In Nagasaki, Honma studied vaccination. Honma established his practice in Tokyo, was physician to the local aristocracy, and became a professor of medicine. Not only an accomplished surgeon, Honma was deeply knowledgeable about internal medicine. He was one of the first physicians in Japan to make public his techniques and procedures. Hitherto, medical knowledge was kept closely guarded as family secrets for successive generations of doctors. This is the author's great work on internal medicine in which Honma provides more than one hundred case histories. The most notable aspect of this book is Honma's description of Western vaccination in Vol. 14. Each step of the treatment is described and beautifully illustrated in a series of well-colored full-page woodcuts, depicting the day-by-day progress of the procedure. Honma's use of vaccination met with great resistance because the general population feared being turned into cows by use of the cowpox virus. This book describes the anatomy of the body, circulation and the pulse, many types of diseases ranging from gout to fevers to arthritis, dysentery, infectious diseases, heart diseases, paralysis, pneumonia, asthma, spitting of blood, jaundice (finely illustrated), liver diseases, frostbite, psychological illnesses, and gynecological and pediatric diseases. The author describes many pharmacological recipes. The illustrations are clearly based on earlier Dutch medical books. Some worming here and there, sometimes touching the text, but well mended. Vol. 12 with some dampstaining. A fine set. .

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        DEALINGS WITH THE FAIRIES

      1867. London: Alexander Strahan, 1867. 4 pp ads dated December 1866. Original green cloth ornately decorated in black and gilt, all page edges gilt. First Edition of MacDonald's famous collection of original fairy tales for children. Mentioned on the half-title verso, rather than on the title page, is the fact that the volume is illustrated by Arthur Hughes (twelve plates). The five tales, all involving fairies, are: "The Light Princess," "The Giant's Heart," "The Shadows," "Cross Purposes" and "The Golden Key." The first three had appeared within MacDonald's 1864 novel ADELA CATHCART, and "Cross Purposes" had been in the Christmas 1862 "Beeton's Christmas Annual"; the last in this volume, "The Golden Key" (one of MacDonald's best-known), appears here for the first time. Within a few years, MacDonald would follow this up with three book-length fairy tales, AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND, THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN, and the sequel to the latter, THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE.~MacDonald has frequently been compared with his good friend Charles Dodgson, a.k.a. Lewis Carroll: both were poets and novelists, both were keenly interested in drama, and both were "struggling with a religious inheritance they could not fully accommodate" [Cohen] (both were clergymen without an ecclesiastical appointment). In fact, Dodgson asked MacDonald and his wife to read the draft of ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, and to read it to their children, before deciding whether or not to have it published.~Encouragement to publish the story came from Mr. & Mrs. George MacDonald, friends whose taste and judgment he trusted. As the MacDonalds read the draft, they probably recognized elements of George MacDonald's PHANTASTES, his 1858 fairy tale, which Charles knew well. [Cohen] (Shaberman in fact devotes a whole chapter to the MacDonald/Carroll relationship, and provides specific examples of passages in PHANTASTES... such as the hero going down a perpendicular tunnel in search of a white lady -- he had already met a white rabbit.)~This copy is in green cloth (others are in blue, without priority). Condition is near-fine, with very little wear -- the main flaw (typical for this book) is simply that the gilt on the spine is less than bright. The half-title bears an inked presentation dated 1868, as well as a 1923 signature (which appears again on the frontispiece recto). This book, intended for children and yet delicate in its construction, is now quite scarce in this condition about 150 years later. Sadleir 1475 (in blue rather than green cloth, though with the same Dec. 1866 ads); Wolff 4283 (in green cloth, but with Dec. 1868 ads); Shaberman 31 (mentions only green cloth and Dec. 1866 ads).

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        Monographie de l'Hotel-de-Ville de Lyon, Restauré sous l'Administration de Mm. Vaisse et Chevreau, Senateurs...accompangée d'un texte Historique et Déscriptif

      75 pp. text on the newly restored 17th-century city hall, extensive notes, documents, numerous text illustrations, 62 plates (14 of them fine chromolithographs by Lemercier). Some foxing throughout. Large folio. 3/4 gilt-tooled leather and boards, raised spine. Paris (A. Morel) 1867. Antoine Desjardins, who constructed the city markets and many other buildings in Lyon, was city architect from 1854 to 1870. A finely bound copy of an impressive and increasingly scarce book.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Köln, 1. XII. 1867.

      1867. 1 S. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Für Uebersendung des Vogelsang'schen Buches meinen besten Dank. Dasselbe will studirt sein, ehe man davon spricht. Ich bedaure, den Antrag, in Bonn einen Vortrag zu halten, aus mehreren Gründen ablehnen zu müssen. Für's Erste principiell: ich halte keine einzelnen Vorträge, gegen die ich mich schon längst öffentlich ausgesprochen habe, sondern nur Cyclen von Vorträgen über einen Gegenstand, der dadurch erschöpft werden kann, wie jetzt über die Urgeschichte. Sodann aber hätte ich gegenwärtig nicht einmal für einen einzelnen Vortrag einen Tag frei, geschweige denn für einen Cyclus, da meine sämmtlichen Wochentage besetzt sind [...]". - Etwas angestaubt.

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        The Stones of Venice (Second Edition, three volumes)

      Smith, Elder and Comapny, London 1867 - Second Edition. Three volumes. Set belonging to US Army General, White House Staff Secretary, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Andrew Goodpaster, with a presentation bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume. Very Good plus. Rebound in full leather, with marbled endpapers, raised bands, gilt page edges, lettering, design, and rule. Light rubbing to the board edges, spine gilt and leather spine labels. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz in colorirten Abbildungen nach der Natur in natürlicher Grösse. Mit systematisch geordnetem Text von C.A. Kranz.

      Christian Kaiser, München 1867 - 2. Aufl. 4 Bände (3 Bde. + Supplementbd.). München, Christian Kaiser, 1867-1868. 13x9 cm. 16 S., 21 S., Tafel 1-100, 16 S.; 1 Bl., 19 S., Tafel 101-200, 16 S.; 1 Bl., 19 S., Tafel 201-300, 16 S.; Kolor. Vortitel, 27 S., Tafel 301-400, 6 S., 2 S. Anz. Grüne OLn.-Bde. mit goldgepr. Einbandverzierung. Nissen 2119. - 2. Auflage in 3 Bänden und Supplementband mit 400 kolorierten Tafeln mit Pflanzennamen in Lateinisch und Deutsch. - (Stellenweise leicht fleckig. Einige Bogen lose, v.a. im 3. und 4. Band). Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MÜNCHEN. - 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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        Autograph letter signed. Evolena, 3. VIII. 1867.

      1867. Large 4to. 2 pp. A long and interesting letter to a Mrs. Steuart, describing in poetic detail his alpine adventures in the month before, difficulties posed by the weather, climbing tactics, views of the glacier etc.: "[...] For a time we turned our faces to the ice slope and went backwards, carefully fixing the feet in every step, for the slope was so steep that we had no margin for slipping. The snow slopes, now softened by the sun, had also to be crossed with great care; for here a slip might detach a considerable quantity of the snow & then carry us down to the precipice on a kind of avalanche. Certainly it was not a place for inexperienced persons; but all three of us had great experience in the Alps, so that after a magnificent excursion of 15 hours we found ourselves again on the summit of the Wengern Alp [...]". - Somewhat dust-soiled; edges stronlgy frayed.

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        uvres. Edition de Louis Lacour. Imprimée par D. Jouaust.

      Paris, D. Jouaust, Académie des bibliophiles, 1867. In-8° de 2 feuillets (faux-titre et justification de tirage), 1 feuillet (titre en rouge et noir), XVIII pages (avertissement et préface), 309 pages.Tirage limité à 532 exemplaires, exemplaire sur Chine non justifié (second papier, après 2 exemplaires sur vélin). De la bibliothèque de D. Jouaust (ex-libris). [Vicaire, I-485]. Reliure plein maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné de filets, fers d'angle et fleurons dorés, tranches dorées, encadrement d'un triple filet doré sur les plats, roulettes dorées sur les contre-plats.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Buffon avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier.

      Paris, Furne, Jouvet et Cie, 1867. 6 forts volumes in-4 de 2 feuillets non chiffrés 782 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés, 773 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés , 726 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés , 784 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés , 653 pp. ; 2 feuillets non chiffrés, 726 pp. quelques rares rousseurs, imprimé sur deux colonnes. Reliures uniformes de l'époque : demi-chagrin vert à coins. 129 hors texte dont 1 frontispice, 6 cartes et 122 en couleurs par TRAVIES (Edmond) (mammifères : 48 ; oiseaux 74.) Théorie de la Terre - Introduction à l'histoire des minéraux - Minéraux - Histoire naturelle des Mammifères - Oiseaux.

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        Paris Guide par les principaux écrivains et artistes de la France

      Deux parties en quatre volumes. Première partie en deux volumes,la page de faux-titre et la page de titre sont en tête du premier volume:La Science-l'Art. A.Lacroix Verboeckhoven & Cie 1867,XIII-Faux-titre,titre,avis des éditeurs-table des matières,table des gravures,Table des notes et renseignements 5 pages,fac-similés de signatures,XLIV,introduction de Victor HUGO,902 pages,27 pages de nomenclature des rues etc...IV note relative aux matières de la seconde partie,22 feuillets non chiffrés Renseignements 51 planches hors-texte plus 16 planches doubles(plans de théâtres) reproduction en fac-similé des signatures autographes des écrivains et des artistes dans chaque partie.Textes originaux par Victor Hugo,Renan, Berthelot,Th.Gautier,Viollet Le Duc,Sainte Beuve,Taine... Vignettes par Bracquemond Lalanne,JP Laurens, Jacquemart,Ingres,Barye... .Deuxième partie 1867.Page de faux-titre et de titre en tête du premier volume.XIV,faux-titre,titre,avis des éditeurs,table des matières et des notes renseignements,gravures,9 pages d'autographes et pages 903 à 2139 plus 16 feuillets non paginés de renseignements.60 planches hors-texte dont 3 plans et une carte.Sans le grand plan général de Paris,sans le plan des environs de Paris,sans le plan du cimetière du Père Lachaise, sans le plan du bois de VIncennes.Il manque la gravure Le club des patineurs en regard de la page 987.Textes de J Janin,Champfleury Heredia,G Sand,Banville, ...Vignettes de Lami,Ed Morin, Flameng,Daubigny,Rops,Lalanne,Daumier.Très rare exemplaire sur papier de Hollande avec les figures sur papier de chine..tiré à petit nombre,l'ensemble en 4 volumes demi-chagrin rouge à nerfs,titre fers,filets dorés(Carteret volume III,page 455 annonce 5 plans et 2 cartes)

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        [Slave Trade.] Class B. - Correspondence with British ministers and agents in foreign countries, and with foreign ministers in England, relating to the Slave Trade. From January 1 to December 31, 1867. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. London, Harrison and Sons, 1868.

      1867. Folio. VII, (1), 136 pp. Top edge gilt. Sewn, with remains of former spine. Rare British parliamentary papers concerning the slave trade on the eastern coast of Arabia, particularly, that conducted between Muscat and the Qasimi dominions of Ras Al-Khaimah and the Musandam Peninsula, but also mentioning the Bani Yas, Ajmani, and Amalgavine tribes (p. 125), and a visit to Khamis Bin Ahmad, ruler of Fujairah. - A letter from the Governor of Bombay in Council to Sir Stafford Northcote, Secretary of State for India, forwards "papers relative to the Slave Trade on the Muscat Coast" and further states that: "The suggestion contained in Colonel Pelly's letter of the 3rd ultimo [printed as one of the twenty inclosures with the Governor's letter], as to the necessity for employing cruizers at the mouth of the Gulf, between Jask and Mussendom, seems to us sound and practical, and we trust that means may be devised for carrying it into effect." Inclosure 1 to the Governor's letter, a letter from H. F. Disbrowe, the Political Agent, Muscat, to the Secretary to Government, Bombay "submit[s], for the information of Government, extracts from the diary of my journey, performed overland from Muscat, in the Indian Ocean, to Ras-el-Khymah, in the Persian Gulf", noting that "the journey was performed during the close of the spring and the opening of the summer of the year 1865, and the extracts refer to the Slave Trade as existing between Muscat and Mussendom." Inclosure 2 is headed: "Slave Trade. - Eastern Coast of Arabia. Extracts from Lieutenant-Colonel Disbrowe's Diary of his journey (overland) from Muscat, Capital of the Sultan of Muscat's Dominions, to Ras-el-Khymah, Capital of the Joasmee Chief's Dominions." The first of the five extracts reads, in part: - "Musnaah, March 16, 1865. I gained other information to-day. If my informants can be relied on, the curse of slavery still lies heavy upon the people of Batinah, and many hundred slaves are yearly brought from the Zanzibar districts, and landed at places on the coast between Muscat and Mussendom. I was told, but cannot believe, that some 500 in number reach every year in the neighbourhood of Musnaah ["about sixty miles by land north of Muscat" (footnote)] alone. [...] On enquiry into the reason of this, I gathered that it was owing to the influence of the wild and uncivilized Bedouins. The Bedouins inhabiting the numberless villages that stretch along the Batinah plain in vicinity to the sea-shore, are more powerful than of yore. They have built for themselves fortlets. They own date plantations. They own vessels. They disregard the commands and authority of the Al-boo-Saeed. [...] Slaves are landed not precisely at Musnaah, but secretly at places on the shore opposite Bedouin strongholds. Once landed, they are disposed of by private sale, regular brokers being the go-betweens to conduct the sale operations. The selling price may range from 10 dollars minimum to 40 dollars maximum, young slave girls fetching the highest." In the fourth extract from his diary, Disbrowe makes suggestions for the deployment of two Indian navy vessels: "one [...], sailing or steam, fully equipped for boat service, to be off Ras-el-Hudd, to be mostly at anchor, but occasionally to move a little north and south of her appointed anchorage" and "a second [...], a steamer of light draught, likewise well-equipped with boats, to be on the move between Ras-el-Hudd and the entrance to the Gulf, searching every vessel Treaty engagements permit her to search." He opines that such a "course, if strictly adopted [...], would, in a few years, go far to extinguish, probably extinguish, the Oman traffic, go far also to extinguish the Persian and Turkish traffic viâ the Gulf." In the fifth extract he records his meeting with "Khumees bin Ahmed, Lord of Fujeerah": "I did not like him. I found him repulsive and unpolished. There was, too, something mysterious about him. He seemed afraid to move beyond the limits of his domain. I could not help, however, admiring his independence of bearing in other respects." The final "Zanzibar" papers (pp. 132-136) express "uneasiness among European residents at [the] approaching advent of Northern Arabs at Zanzibar." Also includes reports relating to the fate of Dr. Livingstone, as well as to the progress of negotiations with Majid bin Said, Sultan of Zanzibar, intended "to put a stop to the export of slaves by the Northern Arabs". - A good copy. Wilson p. 210.

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        Enoch Arden.

      Edward Moxon, London: 1867 - 2 With a fore-edge painting showing a whaling scene, with the whale open- jawed, tearing apart by small craft, with three men in peril, painted by Don Noble (unsigned). Small 8vo. [iv], 178 pp. Original full red gilt-stamped morocco, bands, a.e.g.; rubbed. Lightly foxed. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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