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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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        Recherches sur la prothese des membres.

      - Paris, P. Asselin, Successur de Béchet Jeune et Labe, 1867, 8°, (4), 107, (1) pp., 8 Holzschitte, 2 lith. Brief Facsimile, feiner Halbleinenband. Erste Auflage! Mit eigenhändigem dreizeiligen signierten Geschenkvermerk von Félix Hippolyte Larrey (1808-1895) auf Titelblatt. - - "Der naheliegende Gedanke, die in einem Stumpf zurückgebliebenen Muskelkräfte für die Bewegung einer künstlichen Hand auszunützen, findet sich zum ersten Male angedeutet in der schon oben zitierten Arbeit*) des Grafen Beaufort, "Recherches sur la prothese des membres, Paris 1867". Danach soll ein Zeitgenosse Larreys erwogen haben, die Sehnen eines Amputationsstumpfes mit den Fingersehnen einer künstlichen Hand in direkte Verbindung zu bringen, um auf diese Weise ihr eine normale Bewegung zu ermöglichen. Ausgeführt ist eine derartige Operation, soviel ich sehe, dagegen nicht." - - *) "Ein von dem Grafen Beaufort (1867) konstruiertes Modell, die sogenannt« "Prothese du pauvre" erwarb durch den niedrigen Preis (25 Fr.) allgemeinere Verbreitung. Mit sehr einfachen und zweckmäßigen Mitteln wird bei ihr das Bailifsche Prinzip durchgeführt. Die Invaliden waren in der Lage, mit dieser künstlichen Hand leichtere Gegenstände zu fassen und zu halten; für längere und schwerere Arbeit war sie dagegen nicht geeignet." Ferdinand Sauerbruch, Die willkürlich bewegbare künstliche Hand (1916), p.4,8 - - "Der Comte de Beaufort entwarf Prothesen für die Amputierten des Krimkrieges und der Italienischen Kriege, in welche das Second Empire verwickelt war. Er be schrieb diese in seiner 1867 in Paris publizierten Broschüre "Recherches sur la prothèse des membre"s. Einige der Prinzipien von de Beauforts wurden modifiziert auch bei modernen Prothesen angewendet; etwa künstliche Hände, die man öffnen und schließen kann, indem man wiederholt am gleichen Zügel zieht, die passive Flexion des Ellbogens durch Druck gegen einen Hebel seitlich am Thorax, der Doppelfederhaken zum Halten von Gegenständen, der dem gespaltenen Haken von Dorrance ähnlich ist. - - De Beaufort entwarf und stellte auch einfache, billige Prothesen für Unterschenkel- und Oberschenkelamputierte sowie am Knie Exartikulierte her. Diese wurden aus Holz und Kork hergestellt und mit Leder überzogen; sie hatten einen kurzen kufenförmigen Fuß, der einen harmonischen Gang ermöglichte." J.P. Kostuik (Hrsg.), Amputationschirurgie und Rehabilitation: Erfahrungen der Toronto-Gruppe (1985), p.11 - - "Rare first edition of this detailed and well illustrated guide to artificial limbs, written by Amédée Comte de Beaufort. A subject of great interest for many years, Beaufort describes a number of articulated devices of his own invention for amputations of both upper and lower limbs. Having been appointed as "d'inspecteur general adjoint des établissements de bienfaisance" in 1847 his motivation in particular was to help the less fortunate in society, with an emphasis on designing simple, practical and inexpensive prostheses, that would be more widely available. A further catalyst for his work was die Crimean and Italian campaigns of die 1860s which had left a vast number of amputees. The present work highlights a number of inventions, including his lightweight articulated wooden leg prosthesis, composed of two splints articulated at knee level, as well as his articulated arm and hand, which was controlled by die amputee through a shoulder harness. The Controlling power started with a strap buttoned into die front button of die trousers, passed through a loop to the opposite axilla, over to the amputated side to a pulley at the elbow, and then to the artificial hand. He also invented a simple hand with a movable thump and a more complicated one in which repeated pulls on die same cord opened and closed the fingers. As the present work reveals, Beaufort had presented his inventions for peer review, and had received the considerable praise and support of both Broca and Larrey, and which led to Army authorities adopting his . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Istoria della sacrosanta patriarcale Basilica Vaticana dalla sua fondazione fino al presente.

      Civilta Cattolica, Roma 1867 - Ottima legatura recente in mz. pelle con angoli, nervi, tassello con titolo e fili oro al ds. Ex libris araldico. Bell esemplare a fogli chiusi. Olschki, 17595; Rossetti, 7052 (descrive un esemplare senza tavole). 8vo (cm. 20,6), 2 Voll. in uno; XIII-358 pp. con 3 tavv. rip. f.t.; 342 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal d'un voyage dans l'Inde anglaise, à Java, dans l'archipel des Moluques, sur les côtes méridionales de la Chine, à Ceylan (1864)

      1867Firmin Didot frères, fils et Cie, Paris, 1867. 2 tomes reliés en un volume. 18 x 24,5 cm (R), in-8°, XXXII pp. + 407 pp. & (4 pp.) + 472 pp. ; avec 4 planches hors texte : 1 planche lithographiée et coloriée (le Taj-Mahal à Agra du côté de la Jumna), 1 planche lithographiée en noir (Un éléphant porteur de reliques, et chefs kandiens à Ceylan), toutes deux placées en frontispice et deux photographies originales contrecollées (Tombe d'Akmud Oud Doula, Agra et Vue de l'intérieur de la Chaïtya, grottes de Karli), reliure demi basane fauve, dos à 5 nerfs orné de fers dorés avec pièces de titre olive et grenat, tranches mouchetées. Rare récit d'un voyage de 11 mois fait à travers l'Asie par un homme de 65 ans ("touriste âgé" comme il se définit). Les bibliographes (Cordier, Bib. sinica, p. 2130 ; Numa Broc, Asie, pp. 140-141) ne nous apprennent rien sur l'auteur, dont on ignore jusqu'au prénom. Homme du Second Empire, il est fasciné par la modernité et la vitesse (la distance qu'il parcourt en moins d'un an est impressionnante) et fort admiratif de la civilisation britanique et de la colonisation anglaise. Son ouvrage fourmille de renseignements utiles au voyageur (prix et durée des transports, description des hôtels...) et de descriptions pittoresques. Très bel exemplaire la reliure étant lég. frottée mais très solide, l'intérieur très frais.

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        Lock of hair. No place or date.

      1867. A blond strand of hair, tied into a circular locket with pink string, mounted on a certificate of authenticity dated 1867. Matted. 8vo. The locket's provenance is accounted for by the included certificates of authenticity and confirmation of sale for nearly its entire first century: first, in the possession of the Weimar librarian and counsellor Theodor Kräuter (1790-1856), since 1805 a scribe at the Ducal Library and Goethe's private secretary from 1811 onwards; by descent to his nephew, the Weimar lawyer and writer Robert Keil (1826-96), who vouches for its authenticity on his drystamped, sealed stationery: "These are hairs of Schiller which belonged to the estate of the late librarian and counsellor Dr. Theodor Kräuter here in Weimar, former private secretary to Goethe. This is confirmed by Kräuter's nephew, Dr. Robert Keil, lawyer. Weimar, 20 April 1867". This certificate was probably occasioned by the relic's transfer to the Weimar Schillerhaus, the custodian of which was a distant relative of Keil's, the Weimar art dealer Eduard Lobe. But nine months later, Lobe sold the lock to the historically-minded Chicago lawyer and entrepreneur, Thomas Barbour Bryan (1828-1906): "This lock of Schiller's I have on this day sold to Mr. T. B. Bryan, and herewith confirm its authenticity. Weimar, 23 January 1868". Bryan is remembered as a sponsor of and Commissioner-At-Large for Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. As early as 1860 he had exhibited G. P. A. Healy's portrait of Abraham Lincoln at his "Bryan Hall" gallery; in 1864 he had a lithographic facsimile of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation prepared which he sent the President for examination. - Acquired from an Austrian noble collection.

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        Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster Band. Buch I. Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. Hamburg, Verlag von Otto Meissner, 1867.

      1867. 8vo. XII, 784 pp. Contemporary half green morocco over marbled boards; yellow coated endpapers. All edges marbled. In custom-made blue morocco-backed clamshell case. (Includes): Zweiter Band. Ibid., 1885. XXVII, (1), 526, (2) pp. Contemp. half cloth with giltstamped spine title. All edges marbled. (And:) Dritter Band (erster, zweiter Theil). Ibid., 1894. 2 vols. XXVIII, 448 pp. IV, 422 pp. Contemp. half calf with marbled covers and giltstamped spine labels. In custom-made blue leather entry slipcase. First edition: a magnificent copy of one of the most influential books ever published. The exceedingly rare first volume was the only one to be completed by Marx in his lifetime, while the second and third volumes - also included here in their first editions - were completed posthumously by Engels from Marx's papers (1885 and 1894). "The history of the twentieth century is Marx's legacy [...] Within one hundred years of his death half the world's population was ruled by governments that professed Marxism to be their guiding faith. His ideas have transformed the study of economics, history, geography, sociology, and literature" (Wheen). "Marx himself modestly described 'Das Kapital' as a continuation of his 'Zur Kritik der politischen Oekonomie', 1859. It was in fact the summation of a quarter of a century's economic studies, mostly in the Reading Room of the British Museum" (PMM). - Tiny ownership stamp ("Ex coll. J.R.K.") on the rear pastedown. Professional repair to title page. Volume 2 shows a tiny flaw to the top of the outer hinge Text very clean and without the usual foxing and staining. Volume 3, which appeared in two parts, is bound as a two-volume set in matching half calf, removed from the famous "International Institute of Social History" with their stamp ("Int[ernationaal] Instituut [voor] Soc[iale] Geschiedenis Amsterdam") on front flyleaf. PMM 359. Rubel 633, 635, 636. Wheen, Marx, p. 1.

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        Traité expérimental et clinique de la régénération des os et de la production artificielle du tissu osseux.

      Paris, Victor Masson, 1867.2 volumes grands in-8 de [6]-443-[2] et [6]531-[2] pages, demi-chagrin bordeaux, dos à 4 nerfs orné de fleurons, initiales (J.R), tomaison et titres dorés, encadrement à froid. Bords, coins et coiffes (à peine) frottés, une croix et un numéro de classement au crayon rouge sur un faux-titre et deux feuillets muets, petite fente au mors sup. du vol. II. Quelques passages soulignés au crayon gris, très certainement l'illustre propriétaire. Quelques figures in-texte en noir, un tableau dépliant. Bien complet des 9 planches hors-texte en noir. Edition originale et seule parue, illustrée de 9 planches sur cuivre et de 45 figures dans le texte. Le premier tome est consacré à la partie expérimentale et le second à la partie clinique, plus particulièrement à la chirurgie conservatrice des membres et à l'ostéoplastie. De la bibliothèque du Professeur Jacques Reverdin (1842-1929) illustre médecin genevois qui fut chirurgien en chef de l'ambulance suisse durant le siège de Paris en 1870-1871. Adjoint et suppléant de Louis Odier à l'hôpital cantonal (1874-1877), il y fut ensuite chirurgien en chef (1878-1882). Professeur de pathologie externe et de médecine opératoire dès la création de la faculté de médecine de l'université de Genève (1876-1910), il fonda avec son cousin Auguste la première clinique chirurgicale privée à Genève. Il découvrit à Paris la greffe épidermique (1869), inventa et mit au point l'aiguille à suture dite "de Reverdin" (1879), décrivit le "myxœdème opératoire" (affection de la thyroïde, 1882), dont la paternité fut le sujet d'une controverse avec Theodor Kocher. Atteint de surdité en 1910, il cessa ses activités médicales et demissionna de sa chaire de professeur. Il s'adonna à l'étude des papillons; ses travaux lui valurent également une notoriété internationales. Il fut le cofondateur de l'Assocition des médecins du canton de Genève. (Roger Mayer in DHS).

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        Armorial De Dauphine

      Lyon , Brun - Imprimeur Perrin, Rue d'Amboise 1867In-4°, forte reliure en tissus , étiquette de titre rouge (de l'époque) contre collée, plats muets, Ex Libris en page de Garde - 819 pages, importante somme représentée alphabétiquement et illustrée de vignettes dans le texte, frottements d'usages, de la coiffe en pied, du coin inférieur, belle tenue et très belle pagination. EDITION ORIGINALE - Ce Grand armorial est bien plus qu'un catalogue, l'auteur nous confiant en avant -propos : " Lorsque nous avons conçu la première idée de l'ouvrage que nous offrons au public, nous ne comptions accompagner le blason de chaque famille que de la simple indication du lieu de son origine & des terres & seigneuries qu'elle avait possédée.Ce travail, moins facile que nous ne pensions, nous a entrainé dans des recherches qui, peu à peu & sans que nous y prenions garde, ont singulièrement élargie le cadre que nous nous proposions de remplir".Grâce à la quantité des documents imprimés & manuscrits que l'obligence ne nos compatriotes a mis à notre disposition, il nous a été possible de trouver des filiations qui ne se trouvaient nulle part, de compléter & de rectifier une foule de généalogies, esquissées trop à la lélère par CHORIER, arrangées avec trop de complaisance par Guy Allard (...) " Bon Etat

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        Armorial de Dauphiné contenant les armoiries figurées de toutes les familles nobles & notables de cette province accompagnées de notices généalogiques complétant les nobiliaires de Chorier et de Guy Allard.

      Brun 1867Lyon, Auguste Brun, 1867, 819 p., reliure en tissu, 31x20.5cm, impression Perrin, dos insolé, des rousseurs sur les gardes, bon état pour le reste.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Three reports on pastoral properties of South Australia

      Adelaide: W.C. Cox, Government Printer, 1867. Foolscap folio, maps, fine in gilt lettered polished half navy calf. Collection of three reports from the 1860's regarding the grazing industry and pastoral properties of South Australia.Details as follows:Report of Commission appointed by the Governor-in-Chief to inquire into the State of the Northern Runs… 14 November 1865; 19pp. with supplementary sheet drop-titled "Northern Runs Commission".Report of the Surveyor-General on Northern Runs. 13 December 1865. Single leaf with large map titled South Australia. Pastoral Lease Districts (845 x 700mm).Printed on a delicate paper stock, this attractive chromolithographic chart is beautifully preserved.Report of Commission appointed by the Governor in Chief to inquire into the state of the Runs Suffering from Drought… 1867; xiii, 150pp, folding plan.From the collection of Dr. Robert Edwards, AO.

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        Le Musée de l'Hôpital Saint Louis Iconographie des maladies cutanées et syphilitiques avec texte explicatif

      Rueff & Cie Editeurs Sans date fin XIXè Format 37/28 346 Pages EDITION ORIGINALE Illustré de 50 planches couleurs en photochromie Cet atlas est une oeuvre pratique destinée à la reproduction des moulages de l'Hôpital Saint-Louis, qui constitue à l'heure actuelle une collection dermato-syphiligraphique unique au monde. Notre but, en le publiant, est de mettre à la portée de tous les médecins le fruit de l'expérience accumulée dans cette collection sans rivale. Muni de ce répertoire, le praticien, en présence, d'un cas donné, pourra se reporter aux planches qui lui pararaîtront le plus exactement comparables, et son diagnostic ainsi précisé, il trouvera dans le texte adjacent tous les éléments d'une thérapeutique rationnelle. Plus loin dans la préface : les premiers moulages sortis de ses mains portent la date de 1867, et depuis cette époque, M. Baretta n'a pas cessé d'augmenter chaque année notre précieuse collection : à la fin de l'année 1894 celle-ci compte 1800 numéros. Pages de textes piquées sinon bon état Photos sur demande

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        Collection of 136 autograph letters to Tom Smith, from British nobility, politicians, and sportsmen, 1830 - 1867

      V.p. 1867 - 136 autograph letters, approx. 438 pages in total. 8vo and smaller. Thomas 'Tom' or 'Gentleman' SMITH (1790-1878), inventor, Master of the Craven Hounds, Pytchley Hounds, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, author of 'Life of a Fox' (1843); 'Extracts from the Diary of a Huntsman' (1838); and 'Sporting Incidents in the life of another Tom Smith' (1867).A collection of 136 autograph letters to Tom Smith, from British nobility, politicians and sportsmen, concerning hunting (47 letters) of course; shooting (6); fishing (5); farming in general (10); but many dealing with the various causes Smith supported and inventions he came up with after his retirement as the 'Master' of the 'Hambledon' hunt in 1852: these include a 'locomotive battery on common roads, propelled by steam' [proto steam-punk tank] (23 letters); a plan to recycle London sewage and build an Embankment beside the Thames (9); a plan to raise a mounted volunteer Rifle Corps (17); a plan to improve the morals of the poor who lived in the countryside by ensuring that every cottage had at least three bedrooms (16); a lightweight plough that Smith invented (4); the 'Iron Duke' bit (1); improvements to the pier at Ryde (1); Smith's theory about how Stonehenge was erected (1). In addition there are also 28 letters of a more general nature. All loosely inserted in small contemporary vellum folder, old (inaccurate) manuscript list of contents bound as 'pastedowns', each of the letters numbered in pencil (recently) and arranged alphabetically.With a copy of Sporting Incidents in the Life of Another Tom Smith, Chapman & Hall, 1867. Old folds, occasional browning/damp damage with loss to paper, resultant slight losses to manuscript 136 autograph letters, approx. 438 pages in total. 8vo and smaller

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        The Birds of South Africa

      Bernard Quaritch, London - 890 pages, plus 12 hand colored plates after J. G. Keulemans. Originally published in 1867, this revised edition "eliminates the descriptions of genera and higher groups and the more detailed references included in the original work and consists of descriptions of the species with accounts of the habits and distribution of each. The work appeared in 6 parts ." between 1875 and 1884 (Zimmer, 1926, pp 378-379). Zimmer continues "The systematic list of species does not agree in all the details of nomenclature with the general text. The latter contains numerous descriptions of new species and genera. These are to be accredited to Sharpe who, as editor of the new edition, rewrote many parts of it and added much new matter." Consistent with all other copies inspected, and detailed elsewhere (i.e. Mendelssohn, 1910) pages 856-866 are lacking. Leather over spine and corners is rubbed, and there are a couple of tears at head of spine. All spine text is intact and remains bright. Text leaves remain un-cut. Top hinge is broke with some separation between frontis and title page. Volume, however, remains fairly tight. One inch deep tear along upper edge of dedication page, about three inches in length and not affecting any text. Light to moderate foxing throughout affecting plate XII (frontispiece). Remaining plates are generally good. Occasional penciled marginalia. Size: sm 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,

      New York: C.H. Webb, Publisher, 1867. - An Exceptional Copy TWAIN, Mark. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches. By Mark Twain [pseud.]. Edited by John Paul [pseud. of Charles Henry Webb]. New York: C. H. Webb, Publisher, 1867. First edition of author’s first published book, first issue (single ad leaf on cream-yellow paper inserted before title; Folio 21, "1" in "21" unbroken; p. 66, last line, "e" in "life"; p. 198, "i" in "this" unbroken). Twelvemo (6 11/16 x 4 7/16 inches; 170 x 113 mm.). [1, blank] [1, publisher’s ad] 198, [2, blank] pp. Original brown gilt-lettered, 'diamond bead' cloth. Upper cover with gilt-stamped jumping frog in vertical position in center, lower cover with blind-stamped jumping frog in the same position, beveled edges, brown coated end-papers. Early ink name on top blank margin of title-page. Minimal rubbing to spine tips and lower corners, otherwise near fine. One of the best, untouched copies that we have ever seen. Housed in a custom made, fleece-lined, full dark green morocco clamshell case with the cover designs repeated. "This [the frog] is usually placed at the lower left corner in a diagonal position with the head pointing to the upper right corner. In some copies the frog is stamped in the center of the cover in a vertical position with the head pointing up." (BAL, 3310). Although no priority is given the frog in the center of the upper cover is far rarer than the usual left-hand corner stamping.Mark Twain, with his account of the jumping frog, produced the most famous tale in California, if not Western, history. This little gem of humor that introduced the famed author’s first book gave him international prominence. As his publisher, Charles Henry Webb, noted, "By his story of the Frog, he scaled the heights of popularity at a single jump." Twain’s compilation of tales, along with those of Bret Harte, continues to romanticize and popularize the Gold Rush. The story of the lead-loaded frog (named Daniel Webster) made Angels Camp one of the best-known tourist attractions in the gold country. Twain first learned of the story of the jumping frog when he prospected in the vicinity of Jackass Hill in Tuolumne County. On a rainy January day in 1865 Twain and a friend, James Gillis, went into the bar at the Angels Camp Hotel in nearby Calaveras County and heard a gentlemen by the name of Ben Coon tell the amusing story of the trained frog. He repeated the story to Artemus Ward, who in turn encouraged him to write it up and send it to Ward’s publisher, Carleton, in New York. Carleton was not impressed and sent the story on to Henry Clapp who published it in the final issue (November 18, 1865) of the Saturday Press of New York with the title of "Jim and His Jumping Frog." The tale’s popularity spread across America and Europe. When it reached San Francisco, the story was reprinted in the Californian, a weekly periodical published by Charles Webb. The Californian featured one major change, a new title: "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Encouraged by the huge response, Webb urged his author to publish a book of his Western yarns. The book, packed with twenty-seven short stories, appeared in May 1867, bound in cloth with a beautiful gold-stamped frog emblazoned on the front cover. Webb himself provided the foreword, writing under the name of John Paul, and the American News Company served as the distribution agent. It sold for $1.25 a copy. Printed with stereotype plates, slightly different issues bound in various colors of cloth were produced, and in September 1867, George Routledge & Sons of London published a wrapper-bound edition embellished with a spectacular frog. Although no priority has been established in regards to the placement of the frog on the covers, it is considerably rarer to find it in this vertical position. Oscar Lewis traced the history of this famous tale in The Origin of "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." According to Lewis’s scholarly investigation, a versi [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Bretagne contemporaine. Sites pittoresques, monuments, costumes, scènes de mœurs, histoire, légendes, traditions et usages des cinq départements de cette province. Dessins d'après nature par Félix Benoist. Lithographiées par les premiers artistes de Paris: MM. Arnout, Bachelier, Bayot, Benoist Félix et Philippe, Ciceri, Clerget, David, Fichot, Jacottet, Lalaisse, Mathieu, Sabatier, Tirpenne. Texte par MM. Aurélien de Courson, Pol de Courcy, Gaultier du Mottay, E. de la Gournerie, Paul de la Bigne-Villeneuve, S. Ropartz... Avec une Introduction historique par De La Borderie, et un Epilogue sur la poésie bretonne par De La Villemarqué.

      Paris et Nantes: Henri Charpentier, 1867. 5 tomes en 3 volumes in-folio; T.I: Loire Inférieure: [vi], lii, 98p., 28 planches, 1 carte en couleur (la planche p. 93 "Nouvel Hôtel Dieu de Nantes, et la carte en couleur, ne sont pas mentionnées dans la table. Morbihan: [iv], 118p., 28 planches. T.II: Finistère: [iv], 126p., 54 planches. T.III: Côtes du Nord: [iv], 90p., 28 planches. Ille et Vilaine: [iv], 112p., 26 planches; Epilogue: 26p.; soit un total de 164 planches lithographiées et 1 carte. Reliure d'éditeur en demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné, plats de percaline ornés d'un encadrement à froid et d'un motif central doré incorporant les armes des ducs de Bretagne. Rousseurs éparses dans le texte, n'affectant généralement pas les planches. Quelques minimes frottis, mais un très bon exemplaire avec les jolies reliures en bel état. Ouvrage monumental, bien complet de ses 5 parties et de toutes les gravures.

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        Les fleurs animees

      Paris, Garnier Freres, 1867. Format 20x28 cm, 2 volumes relies, demi-reliures cuir,339 et 324 pages. "Nouvelle edition avec planches tres soigneusement retouchees pour la gravure et le coloris par M. Maubert, peintre d'histoire naturelle attache au Jardin des Plantes". Tome 1 : frontispice + 28 planches couleurs; Tome 2 : frontispice + 22 planches couleurs. Botanique des Dames (2 planches en noir), Horticulture des Dames. Quelques rousseurs eparses, un accroc serieux a la coiffe du tome 1° avec un manque. Bien complet des planches.Etat acceptable.

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        Le zombi du grand Pérou ou la comtesse de cocagne

      - S.n., Paris 1867, 12x18,5cm, broché. - Ristampato da 110 ex numerati da rara edizione originale pubblicata nel 1697, la nostra una canna 90. Testo preceduta da un avviso sulla vita e le opere dell'autore. Tre piccoli strappi nella parte superiore e inferiore della schiena, lentiggini copia gratuita. Rara copia di questo romanzo coloniale impostare nelle Antille francesi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Réimpression tirée à 110 ex numérotés de la rarissime édition originale publiée en 1697, le nôtre un des 90 vergé. Texte précédé d'une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de l'auteur. Trois petits accrocs en tête et en pied du dos, exemplaire exempt de rousseur. Rare exemplaire de ce roman colonial se déroulant aux Antilles françaises.

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        Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,

      1867. first edition. An Exceptional Copy TWAIN, Mark. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches. By Mark Twain [pseud.]. Edited by John Paul [pseud. of Charles Henry Webb]. New York: C. H. Webb, Publisher, 1867. First edition of author?s first published book, first issue (single ad leaf on cream-yellow paper inserted before title; Folio 21, "1" in "21" unbroken; p. 66, last line, "e" in "life"; p. 198, ?i? in ?this? unbroken). Twelvemo (6 11/16 x 4 7/16 inches; 170 x 113 mm.). [1, blank] [1, publisher?s ad] 198, [2, blank] pp. Original brown gilt-lettered, 'diamond bead' cloth. Upper cover with gilt-stamped jumping frog in vertical position in center, lower cover with blind-stamped jumping frog in the same position, beveled edges, brown coated end-papers. Early ink name on top blank margin of title-page. Minimal rubbing to spine tips and lower corners, otherwise near fine. One of the best, untouched copies that we have ever seen. Housed in a custom made, fleece-lined, full dark green morocco clamshell case with the cover designs repeated. "This [the frog] is usually placed at the lower left corner in a diagonal position with the head pointing to the upper right corner. In some copies the frog is stamped in the center of the cover in a vertical position with the head pointing up." (BAL, 3310). Although no priority is given the frog in the center of the upper cover is far rarer than the usual left-hand corner stamping.Mark Twain, with his account of the jumping frog, produced the most famous tale in California, if not Western, history. This little gem of humor that introduced the famed author?s first book gave him international prominence. As his publisher, Charles Henry Webb, noted, ?By his story of the Frog, he scaled the heights of popularity at a single jump.? Twain?s compilation of tales, along with those of Bret Harte, continues to romanticize and popularize the Gold Rush. The story of the lead-loaded frog (named Daniel Webster) made Angels Camp one of the best-known tourist attractions in the gold country. Twain first learned of the story of the jumping frog when he prospected in the vicinity of Jackass Hill in Tuolumne County. On a rainy January day in 1865 Twain and a friend, James Gillis, went into the bar at the Angels Camp Hotel in nearby Calaveras County and heard a gentlemen by the name of Ben Coon tell the amusing story of the trained frog. He repeated the story to Artemus Ward, who in turn encouraged him to write it up and send it to Ward?s publisher, Carleton, in New York. Carleton was not impressed and sent the story on to Henry Clapp who published it in the final issue (November 18, 1865) of the Saturday Press of New York with the title of ?Jim and His Jumping Frog.? The tale?s popularity spread across America and Europe. When it reached San Francisco, the story was reprinted in the Californian, a weekly periodical published by Charles Webb. The Californian featured one major change, a new title: ?The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.? Encouraged by the huge response, Webb urged his author to publish a book of his Western yarns. The book, packed with twenty-seven short stories, appeared in May 1867, bound in cloth with a beautiful gold-stamped frog emblazoned on the front cover. Webb himself provided the foreword, writing under the name of John Paul, and the American News Company served as the distribution agent. It sold for $1.25 a copy. Printed with stereotype plates, slightly different issues bound in various colors of cloth were produced, and in September 1867, George Routledge & Sons of London published a wrapper-bound edition embellished with a spectacular frog. Although no priority has been established in regards to the placement of the frog on the covers, it is considerably rarer to find it in this vertical position.           Oscar Lewis traced the history of this famous tale in The Origin of ?The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.? According to Lewis?s scholarly investigation, a version of the frog story first appeared in the June 11, 1853, Sonora Herald as ?A Toad Story,? and then in the December 11, 1858, issue of the San Andreas Independent. BAL 3310. Bennett, American Book Collecting, p. 137n. Cowan I, p. 49. Cowan II, p. 130. Hart, Companion to California, pp. 85-86. Howell 50, California 377. Huntington Library, Zamorano 80...Exhibition of Famous and Notorious California Classics 17. Johnson, Twain, pp. 3-9. LC, California Centennial 249. Norris 3977. Streeter Sale 2910. Walker, San Francisco?s Literary Frontier, pp. 193-96. Wheat, Books of the California Gold Rush 43. Wright II:548. Zamorano 80 #17. Additional sources consulted: Merle Johnson, A Bibliography of the Works of Mark Twain (New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1935), pp. 3-9; Oscar Lewis, The Origin of ?The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County? (San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1931); George Williams III, Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (Carson City: Tree by the River Publishing, 1999).

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        Zisterzienserabtei Marienstatt bei Hachenburg im Westerwald.

      - getönte Lithographie v. F. Wirtz in Darmstadt, 1867, 31 x 39

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        Sämmtliche Werke. In chronologischer Reihenfolge herausgegeben von G. Hartenstein. 8 Bände.

      Leipzig, Leopold Voß, 1867-1868. 8°. Mit 3 lithogr. Tafeln. HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt. Ehem. Bibl.-Exemplar mit entsprechenden Merkmalen (Bibl.-Schildchen bzw. -Signaturen u. gestempelt). Einbände etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Etw. gebräunt. - Goedeke V, 2, 1, 3; Adickes 3. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Kant, Sämmtliche Werke. In chronologischer Reihenfolge herausgegeben von G. Hartenstein, Werkausgabe, Werkausgaben, Gesamtausgabe, Gesamtausgaben

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        Orig. akvarel. Sejlende skibe med jolle.

      Signeret 1867 . 22x30,5 cm. [ 39x50 cm.]. C.F. Sørensen var som dansk maler ikke upåvirket af C.W. Eckersbergs marinemaleri, skønt han aldrig var direkte elev af denne. S.' temperament gik dog i en anden retning end det tålmodighedsarbejde, som den minutiøse gengivelse af master og takkelage krævede. Til gengæld interesserede han sig for elementerne, som skibene var underlagt, og hans opfattelse var mere umiddelbar og romantisk, ligesom hans stil var mere malerisk og glansfuld. Også brødrene Melbye kan have haft nogen indflydelse på S.' marinemaleri, men denne udviklede dog hurtigt sit eget stilistiske særpræg, så man sjældent er i tvivl om, hvem kunstneren er, når man står over for et af hans søstykker. Oftest er penselføringen livfuld og koloritten spontan og kraftfuld. S. havde en udpræget sans for dramatiske scener, men han malede lige så gerne rene idyller, fyldt af charme og atmosfære. Mødet med Düsseldorf-skolen tilføjede hændelsesvis hans billeder noget tungt i virkningen, men hans effektfulde scener fra søen vandt stor popularitet, også uden for landets grænser. Under Treårskrigen fulgte S. Nordsø-eskadren omkring Helgoland i 1849 og Østersø-eskadren i 1850 og malede således en række billeder af den danske flåde under krig. Han opsøgte gerne for en dansker lidt usædvanlige rejsemål til søs, bl.a. Madeira, De engelske kanaløer og Island, sidstnævnte i Christian IXs følge. Herfra stammer en række mere afdæmpede, men topografisk interessante billeder, som regnes blandt de ypperste i hans produktion. S.' mariner er internationalt efterspurgt som samlerobjekter. [Weilbach].

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        Memoria sobre processos de vinificaçao empregados nos principaes centros vinhateiros do continente do reino apresentada ao illustrissimo e excellentissimo senhor ministro das obras publicas, commercio

      Imprensa Nacional, Lisboa 1867 - "Vinificación en Portugal y sus colonias". 8vo; enc. de época en medio cuero; excelente plano plegado: "Paiz vinhateiro da Bairrada". Se trata de una "memoria" presentada al Ministro de obras públicas, comercio e industria de Portugal por una comisión nombrada a ese efecto en 1866; según leemos en el prólogo la función de esta comisión era: " visitar durante o tempo das vindimas e feitura dos vinhos, os principales districtos vinhatieros do continente do reino, a fim de estudar os systemas de fabricacao dos vinhos nas differentes regioes vinicolas do paiz, reconhecer as causas dos defeitos pelos quaes elles sao muitas vezes prejudicados na concorrencia com os vinhos estrangeiros, e preparar a transformacao e urgente de nossa industria dos vinhos ." 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) 140 + 79 páginas

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        Alter Brunnen - Feldweg. Ölgemälde.

       Bildgröße: 28,5 x 23,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 39 x 33,5 cm ). Öl auf Platte. Links unten mit *E. Eitner* signiert. Umseitig von Ernst Eitner handschriftlich betitelt *Alter Brunnen - Feldweg, E. Eitner, Hamburg* sowie umseitig mit Rest eines alten Klebeetiketts und handschriflichem Eintrag *Alter Bunnen* sowie handschriftlichem Zusatz *Berlin* ( möglicherweise einem Etikett anläßlich einer Aussstellung in Berlin ? ) Sowohl das Bild als auch der Rahmen von guter Erhaltung. ( Provenienz: Alter Hamburgischer Privatbesitz ) >>Literatur Ernst Eitner: Thieme-Becker Bd. X, S. 442 \" Ernst Eitner, Maler u. Graphiker, geb. 30.8.1867 in Hamburg, lebt in Hummelsbüttel bei Hamburg. Er besuchte die Kunstgewerbeschule zu Hamburg und war zuerst als Lithograph tätig, ging 1887-1891 auf die Akademie in Karlsruhe, wo er Schüler Schönlebers wurde und 1892 auf die Akademie zu Antwerpen....später 1896, in Hamburg einen ersten Preis für einen Plakatentwurf des Kunstvereins....Eitner ist auf den großen deutschen Malausstellungen ( Berlin, München, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Bremen ) regelmäßig vertreten. Im Ausland stellte er aus in Paris 1894 und in Rom 1911. Die Hamburger Kunsthalle besitzt folgende Gemälde: Frühling, Alstertal bei Wellingsbüttel, Herbst in Billwärder, Bildnis des Dichters Gustav Falke....\" // Eitner war 1893 zusammen mit Arthur Illies einer der ersten der sogennanten \" jungen Hamburger \", der auf Anraten Alfred Lichtwarks hinauszog in die Landschaft und unmittelbar vor Ort mit Pinsel und Staffelei arbeitete, hier insbesondere im Hamburger Alstertal. Der Hamburger Senat ernannte Eitner 1917 zum Professor und gewährte ihm ab 1942 eine Ehrenrente. Eitner gehört zu den Gründungsmitgliedern des Hamburgischen Künstlerclubs. Zum 70. Geburtstag ehrten ihn die Kunsthalle in Hamburg und die Galerie Commeter mit Ausstellungen. Die Hamburger Kunsthalle besitzt inzwischen ca. 12 Ölgemälde sowie 100 graphische Arbeiten von ihm. Weitere Werke besitzen die verschiedensten Museen, desgleichen wurden inzwischen zahlreiche Einzelausstellungen mit Werken Ernst Eitners gezeigt.<< ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Eitner, Ernst Eitner, Feldweg, Brunnen, Ziehbrunnen, signiert, Ölgemälde, Gemälde, Google, Künstlerclub, Hamburgischer Künstlerclub

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        Le Musée de l'Hopital Saint-Louis. Iconographie des Maladies Cutanées et Syphilitiques avec Texte explicatif.

      Rueff et Cie, éditeurs Relié sans date In-folio relié demi demi basane bleue, dos à 5 nerfs, iv & 346 pp., 50 planches couleurs en photochromie ; note des éditeurs : cet atlas est une oeuvre pratique destinée à la reproductin des moulages de l'Hôpital Saint-Louis, qui constitue à l'heure actuelle une collection dermato-syphiligraphique unique au monde. Notre but, en le publiant, est de mettre à la portée de tous les médecins le fruit de l'expérience accumulée dans cette collection sans rivale. Muni de ce répertoire, le praticien, en présence, d'un cas donné, pourra se reporter aux planches qui lui pararaîtront le plus exactement comparables, et son diagnostic ainsi précisé, il trouvera dans le texte adjacent tous les éléments d'une thérapeutique rationnelle. Plus loin dans la préface : les premiers moulages sortis de ses mains portent la date de 1867, et depuis cette époque, M. Baretta n'a pas cessé d'augmenter chaque année notre précieuse collection : à la fin de l'année 1894 celle-ci compte 1800 numéros. EDITION ORIGINALE vers 1894 ; mors supérieur frotté avec manque, intérieur frais, bon état. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        Bean's History and Directory of Nevada County, California. Containing A Complete History of the County, With Sketches of the Various Towns and Mining Camps, The Names and Occupation of Residents; Also, Full Statistics of Mining and All Other Industrial Resources

      Nevada: Printed at The Daily Gazette Book and Job Office, 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. vi, [3], 3-424 pages. Illustrated advertisements pasted down on front and rear boards. Gilt lettered title on black leather spine. Partial restoration - pages i, ii (right front flyleaf) are missing and replaced with a blank sheet of period paper. Pages iii and iv are torn lower right corner with partial loss of content (page is now patched). Newer peach colored paper used for rear paste down. Leather spine patched head and base of spine. Both front and rear hinges repaired. Small book binder slip called for between pages iv and v is not present. 4 table of content pages in front are loose. Boards are edge worn with a small gnawed piece of rear board bottom corner. Last 80 pages at bottom corner edges also are slightly gnawed - no loss of text. Pages 354 and 355 have a closed archival tape repair. A few of the pages have brown stains - presumably from inserted plant types (one plant piece was found placed between pages). Both the front paste down and the rear flyleaf illustrated advertisements are present. Advertisements on pages 409 to 424 are on peach colored paper. Blue paper advertisement used for pages 184 and 185. Book includes directories of Nevada, Grass Valley, Meadow Lake, Bridgeport, Little York, Bloomfield and Eureka Townships. Directory also contains history sketches, mining information and several advertisements many of them illustrated. Association copy: period pencil inscription on the verso of the title page - "To Caleb Harrington Grass Valley Oct 22nd 1875 from WKS." Pencil name of Miss Hannah L Kelley written below inscription. Pencil names of Miss Hannah L. Kelley, Miss Pamela Kelley, and Henry Kelley written on the blank side page 152. There are 5 Kelley names from Grass Valley listed in the directory. Caleb Harrington's name is listed in the Grass Valley directory. This is the first directory printed in Nevada County, California. Howes B 278; Graff 219.

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        Idylls of the King: Enid; Vivien; Guinevere; Elaine

      London: Edward Moxon & Co. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Four split paper folders within case - pages loose. Plates in VG condition. Lacking outer strip. 1867. Reprint. Red hardback cloth case. 440mm x 310mm (17" x 12"). 107pp; 49pp; 41pp; 84pp + plates. 37 superb b/w litho plates with tissue guards. Published 1867-9. .

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        Kumanaki kage [trans.: Shadows Everywhere or Shadows without Shade].

      82 black & white silhouette ports. on pale blue backgrounds & numerous finely color-printed vignettes & "poem-strips." 48 folding leaves. 8vo, orig. decorated wrappers, orig. block-printed title label on upper cover, new stitching. [Japan]: 1867. First edition of this finely color-printed book which contains a memorable double-page frontispiece by Zeshin (1807-91), the leading Shijo-style painter of the Meiji period, one of the greatest of lacquer artists of his time, and a prominent contributor of designs for books. "In the Meiji period [and before], the presence of a print designed by Zeshin invariably gave a certain cachet to any book of verse or landscapes, and he was frequently enlisted by astute publishers to provide one or two telling designs for compilations of mixed authorship...In 1867, he helped to launch a book of shadow portraits or silhouettes, by designing a telling frontispiece. Kuma-naki Kage, 'Shadows Everywhere,' consists of a series of the silhouettes (not thought to have been drawn by Zeshin), and Zeshin introduces such a portrait, mounted as a kakemono, into the elegant room he has pictured, with a balcony overlooking a lake."-Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book, pp. 964 & 915-16. As noted above, Zeshin has contributed the beautiful double-page color-printed frontispiece (and perhaps a few more vignettes). The remainder of the silhouettes, vignettes, and "poem-strips" has been executed by Yoshiiku Ochiai (or Yoshiiku Utagawa) (1833-1904), one of the leading artists of the Utagawa school. Each of the black & white silhouettes depicts members of a poetry society and the "poem strips" offers a selection of their verse and a brief biographical account. The production of this book was complex, and displays Japanese woodcut color-printing at its finest. Many of the leaves have portions with blind-embossing (for instance, the fore-edges of books have been blind-embossed to give the suggestion of edges of leaves). A number of the text pages have also been blind-embossed with a cherry-blossom motif. In fine and fresh condition. Accompanied by the original decorated sleeve, a very rare survival. .

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        The Birds of South Africa

      London: Bernard Quaritch 890 pages, plus 12 hand colored plates after J. G. Keulemans. Originally published in 1867, this revised edition "eliminates the descriptions of genera and higher groups and the more detailed references included in the original work and consists of descriptions of the species with accounts of the habits and distribution of each. The work appeared in 6 parts ..." between 1875 and 1884 (Zimmer, 1926, pp 378-379). Zimmer continues "The systematic list of species does not agree in all the details of nomenclature with the general text. The latter contains numerous descriptions of new species and genera. These are to be accredited to Sharpe who, as editor of the new edition, rewrote many parts of it and added much new matter." Consistent with all other copies inspected, and detailed elsewhere (i.e. Mendelssohn, 1910) pages 856-866 are lacking. Leather over spine and corners is rubbed, and there are a couple of tears at head of spine. All spine text is intact and remains bright. Text leaves remain un-cut. Top hinge is broke with some separation between frontis and title page. Volume, however, remains fairly tight. One inch deep tear along upper edge of dedication page, about three inches in length and not affecting any text. Light to moderate foxing throughout affecting plate XII (frontispiece). Remaining plates are generally good. Occasional penciled marginalia. . Revised. Half Leather - Hardbound. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by J. G. Keulemans. sm 4to.

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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Berlin, 26. II. 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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        La Bretagne contemporaine. Sites pittoresques, monuments, costumes, scènes de moeurs, histoire, légendes, traditions et usages des cinq départements de cette province. Dessins d'après nature par Félix Benoist. Lithographiées par les premiers artistes de Paris: MM. Arnout, Bachelier, Bayot, Benoist Félix et Philippe, Ciceri, Clerget, David, Fichot, Jacottet, Lalaisse, Mathieu, Sabatier, Tirpenne. Texte par MM. Aurélien de Courson, Pol de Courcy, Gaultier du Mottay, E. de la Gournerie, Paul de la Bigne-Villeneuve, S. Ropartz? Avec une Introduction historique par De La Borderie, et un Epilogue sur la poésie bretonne par De La Villemarqué.

      Paris et Nantes: Henri Charpentier, 1867 - 5 tomes en 3 volumes in-folio; T.I: Loire Inférieure: [vi], lii, 98p., 28 planches, 1 carte en couleur (la planche p. 93 "Nouvel Hôtel Dieu de Nantes, et la carte en couleur, ne sont pas mentionnées dans la table. Morbihan: [iv], 118p., 28 planches. T.II: Finistère: [iv], 126p., 54 planches. T.III: Côtes du Nord: [iv], 90p., 28 planches. Ille et Vilaine: [iv], 112p., 26 planches; Epilogue: 26p.; soit un total de 164 planches lithographiées et 1 carte. Reliure d'éditeur en demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné, plats de percaline ornés d'un encadrement à froid et d'un motif central doré incorporant les armes des ducs de Bretagne. Rousseurs éparses dans le texte, n'affectant généralement pas les planches. Quelques minimes frottis, mais un très bon exemplaire avec les jolies reliures en bel état. Ouvrage monumental, bien complet de ses 5 parties et de toutes les gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le monde des papillons. Promenade à travers les champs par Maurice Sand, orné de 62 dessins par l'auteur. Avec une préface de George Sand. Suivi de l'Histoire naturelle des lépidoptères d'Europe par A. Depuiset, avec 50 planches coloriées.

      Paris, Rothschild, 1867. In-4, (6)-222-(6)-156 pp. et 510) pp. de table alphabétique manuscrite calligraphiée des plantes contenues dans le Monde des Papillons, reliure d'époque demi-chagrin rouge à coins, tête dorée (défauts à la reliure, un peu frottée, manque de cuir à la coiffe inférieure, rousseurs). Avec 50 planches hors texte coloriées, très fraîches. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        The Nile tributaries of Abyssinia and the sword hunters of the Hamran Arabs.

      Macmillan London 1867 - First edition. 8vo., xxii, [2], 596pp., portrait frontispiece, 24 illustrations on 23 plates, 2 coloured maps (1 large folding), original blue cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignette to upper cover, light wear, an excellent copy. Baker (1821-1893), a wealthy young man, had travelled extensively in the East and Asia Minor, mainly on hunting expeditions. Whilst in the Danube region, he bought a young woman, Florence, at a slave auction and she became his constant companion. Baker became increasingly intrigued by the prospect of exploring Africa. After John Hanning Speke and James Augustus Grant departed from Bagamoyo for Lake Victoria and the White Nile in 1860, Baker decided to launch his own expedition to discover the sources of the Nile River. He then planned to link up with Speke and Grant. The journey, which ultimately would take four and a half years, would bring him fame and fortune. More importantly, the expedition enabled Baker and Florence, who were not married, to escape the harsh moral strictures of Victorian England. The discovery of the Albert N'yanza, the origin of the Nile, was the most remarkable achievement of Baker's adventurous career. This present work complements his earlier book The Albert Ny'anza, Great Basin of the Nile, by giving a summary of the Nile system derived from Baker's exploration of all the Abyssinian tributaries of the Nile. Hilmy I, p50; Gay 2578; Czech p11. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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