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        La Suisse illustrée. Vues pittoresques dessinées et gravées sur acier par divers artistes. Etudes historiques, descriptions, législation, moeurs, etc, par MM. Flocon, les prof. Dr. Vouga et A. Daguet. Complet en 2 volumes.

      Bâle, Chr. Krüsi, Imprimeur-editeur / London, Williams et Norgate / New York, Westermann / Paris, A. Franck, s.d., (1868), - in-4to, texte sur 2 colonnes (898 colonnes en tout) avec cadre typographique à chaque page, illustrés de 160 planches gravées + 2 titres-frontispices gravés. Qqs rousseurs éparses, essentiellement dans les marges. reliure d?éditeur, percaline vert bouteille. gauffrée et imprimée or, coiffes légèrement touchées. Volume 1 illustré avec 87 gravures / Volume 2: illustré avec 73 gravures + deux frontispices. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Lonchamp, 2831; Perret - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Among The Indians. Eight Years In The Far West: 1858-1866. Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake

      Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell, 1868. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo in the original dark green patterned cloth, professionally rebacked retaining the original gilt lettered and decorated spine cloth. New endpapers. Sabin 6221. Howes B579b . Howe s notes that the frontis folding map "was probably not issued in all copies". In any event, it is not present in this copy but is provided in modern facsimile laid in. 428 pp. A tight, internally clean example, shelf wear to the bottom and part of the side edges. Classic work, considered the most authoritative (and exciting) at the time, on fur trading among the Plains Indians of Upper Missouri. Also with a chapter on mining camps and three chapters on Brigham Young, the Mormons, and early Salt Lake City.

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        Viehausstellung. - Album von an der Schweizerischen Viehausstellung in Langenthal 1868 prämirter Zuchtthiere.

      Solothurn, Lith. X. Amiet, 1868, - kl. in-4° (29 x 23 cm), 30 lithogr. Tafeln, vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig, Original-Halbleinen Mappe, Titel-Etikette auf Umschlag. 30 Lithographien nach Photographien von der Schweizerischen Viehausstellung. Zuchtstiere, Kühe, Rinder mit Angabe von Alter, Farbe, Schulterhöhe usw. Viele prämierte Freiburger Kühe aus Bulle, Boltigen & Mariastein u. Zuchwil b. Solothurn. Siebenthaler Gebirgsvieh, Simmenthaler, Schwyzer, Frutiger, Braunvieh, usw.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Japon. Mœurs. Coutumes.- Description. – Géographie. – Rapports avec les Européens.

      Paris, Arthus Bertrand, Éditeur, s. d. [1868]. - In-8° [225 x 145 mm] ; (2)-140 pp., demi-veau vert bronze, dos lisse très joliment orné, titre or, fleuron or, filets or, couvertures bleues imprimées en noir conservées, rel. ancienne post., bel exemplaire. Édition originale rare et tirée sans nul doute à un petit nombre d’exemplaires. BnF, 8-020-46. BULAC, 464470. Catalogue de la Librairie Challamel Aîné – Quatrième Partie. – Extrême-Orient, p. 9. Cordier, Japonica, 595. Wenckstern, p. 3. Manque au Alt-Japan-Katalog, Numa Broc ainsi qu’à de nombreuses bibliographies sur le sujet y compris Chadenat ! « Recueil de notes plutôt que narration, mais pleines de faits et de bonnes indications. » (Vivien de Saint-Martin in L’Année Géographique, t. VIII). « La campagne de Chine [1860] venait d’être terminée, nous étions obligés de stationner encore quelque temps sur le territoire du Céleste Empire pour assurer l’exécution des traités. J’obtins l’autorisation [ordre de mission non officiel] de me rendre au Japon afin d’y étudier les mœurs du peuple qui l’habite, peuple avec lequel nous avions eu jusqu’alors si peu de relations, qu’on pouvait, à juste titre, traiter de notions vagues tout ce que l’on en disait. » (p. 5). Du Pin, alias Paul Varin, voyagea quatre mois en compagnie du formidable journaliste, photographe et aventurier, Antoine Fauchery (qui décédera à Yokohama la même année), de janvier à mai 1861. Ses précieuses notes aux renseignements très précis sont un témoignage très rare. Rappelons que le Japon avait instauré un système d’isolement complet [Sakoku] depuis les premières apparitions étrangères des Portugais (1542), des Français (1549), des Hollandais (1609) et des Anglais (1612). Le commodore Perry, par son attitude ferme, n’obtiendra qu’en 1854 un traité autorisant l’accès aux Américains à quelques points de l’Empire. Les Hollandais participèrent à cette faveur, qui fut successivement accordée, en 1858, aux Anglais, aux Français, aux Russes et aux Prussiens. Le colonel Du Pin voyagea en agent de renseignements (il dressa l’une des premières cartes précises avec les noms japonais) au Japon trois années après l’ouverture toute relative du « Pays du Soleil-Levant » à quelques nations étrangères. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY.SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE HÉRODOTE JEAN-LOUIS CECCARINI]
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        Ragged Dick; Or, Street Life In New York With The Boot-Blacks

      Boston: Loring, Publisher, 1868. First edition. Hardcover. 296 pages. 18 x 12 cm. This copy with ad leaf and Dick standing alone with his boot-blacking box: later issues have image of four street boys. Ad leaf here contains two titles in the "Ragged Dick Series," plus three in "Campaign Series." First edition is indicated by two titles only of the former with the second title described as available "In December" 1868. There are also three additional wood engraved illustrations. This story was first published serially in "Student and Schoolmate" [Boston], January - December, 1867, and then issued in book format, 1868. GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED 75. PETER PARLEY TO PENROD p.29. Interior contents fresh and clean with very minor scattered toning, mostly marginal. Modern quarter brown cloth and marbled boards. Fine.

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        DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNÉ DU MOBILIER FRANCAIS de l'époque carlovingienne à la renaissance

      - Paris, A. Morel éditeur, 1868 - 1875. Ouvrage en 6 vol.: 15.5 x 24.5 cm. Deuxième édition. Bien complet des 90 planches à pleine page, certaines en couleurs. Richement illustré de vignettes en noir dans le texte. Reliure de l'époque en chagrin rouge. Dos à 4 nerfs ornés de roulettes dorées; auteur, titre et tomaison en doré. Triples encadrements à froid et doubles encadrements dorés des plats. Roulettes intérieures. Tranches dorées. En bon état général. Tome 1: meubles; résumé historique. Tome 2: utensiles; orfévrerie; instruments de musique; jeux, passe-temps; outils, outillages. Tome 3 et 4: vètements, bijoux de corps, objets de toilette. Tome 5 et 6: Armes de guerre offensives et défensives; tactique des armées françaises pendant le moyen âge. Les 90 planches sont de: Ricard, P. Ad. Varin, Daumont, Regarey, Diolot, Revlard, Cordier, Prunaire, Juniop, Heulard, Ad. Levié, L. Massard, Leon Gaucherel, Sauvageot, Silbermann, Fischbach, Beau, E. Dupuis, Guillaumot, Pegard, Jeune.

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        Australie. Un voyage a travers le bush.

      Dessins de Mm. G. Liquier et D. d'apres les indications de l'auteur. Geneve : Jules-Guillaume Fick, 1868. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (spine glued down), all edges gilt, pp. 268, the text set in ornamental borders with decorated initials, illustrated with 20 original photographs after drawings by the author. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Rare photo-illustrated book by Swiss emigrant settler Marcet being a fictional work set in Queensland. The work describes the harsh conditions and difficulties of bush life with a focus on the tension between while settlers and the local Aboriginal population. Ferguson 12251

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        Catalogue de la Bibliothèque de M. G. Gancia. Composée en partie de Livres de la première Bibliothèque du Cardinal Mazarin et d'Ouvrages précieux provenant des Principaux Cabinets dispersés pendant les Vingt dernières Années

      xvi, 189 pp. 8vo, cont. green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Paris: Bachelin-Deflorenne, 1868.Very little is known about G. Gancia, described by Breslauer as a "somewhat shadowy, obviously Italian, dealer operating in Brighton, England." Nevertheless, he was the greatest dealer in England of the period for French books. He issued a series of catalogues between 1848 and 1858 from 73 King's Road, Brighton and was, along with Tross, the chief supplier of French books to Huth. He was also active as a publisher. Arriving at retirement age, Gancia began to consign his enormous inventory to the leading auction houses of London and Paris for nearly twenty years.The present catalogue is one in the series of Paris sales. It describes 1150 quite extraordinary books, mostly French and Italian. We learn from the auctioneer's introductory comments that Gancia acquired his stock, now partly sold here, at the most important sales in London and Paris since 1847: Libri, Taylor, A. Bertin, Coste, Renouard, etc. and the majority of the books were finely bound by Niedrée, Trautz-Bauzonnet, Duru, Capé, and Lortic.Fine copy from the library of Eric Speeckaert with bookplate.❧ See Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, Supp., col. 354.

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        BALLADS FROM MANUSCRIPTS.

      London, Printed for the Ballad Society by Taylor and Co, S. Austin and Sons, Hertford, 1868-73. TWO VOLUMES COMPLETE,1868-73, VOLUME 1: Ballads on the condition of England in Henry VIII's and Edward VI's reigns (including the state of the clergy, monks and friars), on Wolsey, Anne Boleyn, Somerset, and Lady Jane Grey; with Wynkyn de Worde's Treatise of a Galaunt edited by F. J. Furnivall; VOLUME 2: Part. 1: A Poore Mans Pittance, by Richard Williams, edited from the autograph manuscript by F. J. Furnivall. Part: 2. Ballads relating chiefly to the reign of Queen Elizabeth, edited, with introduction and notes to the whole volume, by W. R. Morfill. 8vo, approximately 220 x 140 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, pages: xii, 1-496; xxxix, 1-315, followed by: Ballad Society First Report, January, 1869, 2 illustrations plus 11 pages, bound in half morocco, gilt lettering and rules to spines, matching cloth covers, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Pale foxing affecting many pages including title pages, most foxing minor but on several pages the foxing is quite heavy, all text legible, library label to top of first pastedown of each volume, otherwise a very good tight set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Moonstone. A romance.

      Tinsley Brothers. 1868 - FIRST EDITION/FIRST EDITION/2nd edn. 3 vols. Half titles; sl. marginal staining in first two gatherings vol. I, not affecting text. Expertly and sympathetically bound in later half maroon calf, marbled boards, spines with devices in gilt, dark green morocco labels. A v.g. attractive copy. See Sadleir 598a & Wolff1368; both first editions in all three vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Moonstone A Romance

      Tinsley, London., 1868. First edition. Octavo. Three volumes in one. pp viii, 315; 297; 309. Period binding of half calf with marbled boards. Lacks the half-titles for Vols. II and III and the adverts. The most celebrated of Collins's works, generally considered the first detective novel in English literature. Early ownership inscription on front pastedown. Covers rubbed at edges. Inner front hinge a little cracked but tight. Very good.

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        The Brigands of the Morea: A Narrative of the Captivity of Mr S. Soteropoulos. [In Two Volumes]

      London:: Saunders, Otley, and Co.,, 1868.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. xiv, [2], 294, 32; [iv], 326. This is the true first issue, in two volumes, each with a splendid costume plate 'by a Greek artist' as frontis, showing a Greek Pallekaria in Moreote costume. Later issues appear to be textually identical, with no indication that they are re-issues, but have only a single, rather romantic, tinted lithograph frontis of a brigand scanning scenery; they are often bound as a single volume, and may not include a publisher's list. In the 1868 publishers' list which is at back of Vol I in the present copy, the current title is listed, in 2 vols, under 'New Books and New Editions'. Unlike a number of the other titles listed, it has no accompanying reviews, which suggests that it was being announced as a new publication. All of this is significant, as several authorities, having encountered only copies with a single tinted litho frontis, have taken and broadcast the view that a rumoured edition with two colour frontispieces is mythical. Well, apparently it isn't! [A copy was also listed in Francis Edwards' catalogue in 1965]. Condition: Minor soiling to prelims, contents very clean. 1967 ownership name to Vol I free endpaper. In the original bindings of blue pebble cloth, boards decorated in blind, spines titled and decorated in gilt. Firm, spines a little dulled, slight wear to ends. A good copy of the scarce first issue.

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        Advertising Poster for the Readings. Final Farewell Readings. Six in number. Mr. Dickens will read on Wednesday evening, April 1 (for the last time but five.), on Thursday evening, April 2 (for the last time but four.), on Friday evening . [&c.] The readings will commence at 8 o?clock. Reserved seats $2.00 each. To be obtained from Messrs. Ticknor & Fields, .

      Boston: J.E. Farwell (printers). [1868] - Printed in red & black on pale yellow paper; three light horizontal folds, sl. dusting. Overall a v.g. example. 49 x 31.5cm. An exceptionally scarce poster for the Boston leg of the Farewell Reading Tour. Dickens was suffering from ill health at this time, and his ability to fulfil the punishing schedule of performances was severely in doubt. His correspondence from the period show him to be fatigued, beset by fits of coughing, and regularly unable to sleep. Writing to John Forster on the 30th of March, he gave an indication of the pressures upon his health: ?I am nearly used up. Climate, distance, catarrh, travelling, and hard work, have begun . to tell heavily upon me. Sleeplessness besets me .? (Pilgrim Letters, vol. XII.) On the 4th of April, writing to Georgina Hogarth, he confided, ?Catarrh worse than ever! And we don?t know (at 4) whether I can read tonight or must stop? In the end, Dickens managed to honour his list of engagements, for the most part to rave reviews. His last Boston readings, Doctor Marigold and Mrs. Gamp, were given on the 8th of April - he was given three cheers when he left. After Boston, his only remaining readings were in New York, from whence he sailed for England at the end of April.

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        La pêche et les poissons. Nouveau dictionnaire général des pêches précedè d'une prèface par Aug. Duméril

      Delagrave & Cie., Paris 1868 - 2 volumi in-4 (275x185 mm.), pp. XV, (1), 859, (1). Con 47 tavole fuori testo, protette da velina, litografate e splendidamente colorate da Albin Mesnel traendole dalle fotografie dell'Autore; 1100 incisioni in bianco e nero nel testo. Superbe legature in piena pelle verde, piatti incorniciati da fregi e bordure in oro e in nero, dorsi e unghie riccamente decorate in oro. Brossure editoriali illustrate conservate all'interno. Magnifico esemplare. Prima edizione della principale opera del naturalista e fotografo francese e fra le più complete opere di ittologia apparse nel secolo XIX. L'opera identifica e ordina alfabeticamente pesci e strumenti di pesca, riportando anche curiose definizioni in lingua "patois". Bibliografia: Vicaire, IV, 739-730. Nissen, 16. DBF XVIII, 1343 . Ders., ZBI, 2334 (con solo 45 tavole). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theoretical astronomy relating to the motions of heavenly bodies revolving around the sun in accordance with the law of universal gravitation

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1868. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's pebbled cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine, spine a bit worn at head and faded, corners worn; interior in good condition with browning only on the first and last blanks, small library book label on the flyleaf verso. First edition of this thorough and valuable investigation of theoretical astronomy. Watson provides an in-depth analysis of planetary motion and the discovery of new comets, noting in his preface the fundamental complications of dynamics and all the problems presented. He states historical facts relating to difficulties with theoretical astronomy, citing Newton, Euler, Boscovich, Lagrange, and Laplace, among others. Through a series of observations and tables, Watson attempts to determine the orbit of the "heavenly bodies." At age 15, Watson (1838-1880) matriculated at the University of Michigan, where he began studying classical languages and later focused on astronomy with professor Franz Brünnow. He then became the second director of Detroit Observatory, succeeding his late professor. It was during this time he wrote this work on theoretical astronomy. Watson is best known for his announcement of the discovery of the planet Vulcan, a body between Mercury and the sun. It is now assumed that what he actually viewed were the results of sun spots and small planetoids, which may exist. It is also assumed (in astronomical lore) that his imagined celestial body was the inspiration for the planet Vulcan in the Star Trek series.

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        Memorie storiche di Dronero e della Valle Maira.

      Torino, Tip. Subalpina di Marino e Gantin, 1868. Tre voll. legati in uno parte prima pp. 288; parte seconda 324; parte terza 318 con antiporta una carta della Valle Maira p.v.r.; una tav. genealogica f.t. dei Berardi di San Damiano p.v.r.. Elegante e solida legatura coeva in pieno vitellino rosso con unghie dei piatti incise con cornice a secco, altra cornice ai piatti con filetto e fregi agli angoli in oro; dorso 5 nervi con comparti riquadrati con listelli e fregi in oro, scritta autore e titolo in oro. Piccolo restauro alla carta topografica, e abile restauro ad un tratto della cerniera del piatto ant. Bellissimo esemplare di questa opera, oramai divenuta molto rara, di Giuseppe Manuel di San Giovanni (1810 - 1886), saggista, scrittore italiano, il più noto ed appassionato storico di Dronero e della Valle Maira. ( Manno III 20286)

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        Tractatus theologico-politicus : a theological and political treatise, showing under a series of heads that freedom of thought and of discussion may not only be granted with safety to religion and the peace of the state, but cannot be denied without danger to both the public peace and true piety / By Benedict de Spinoza. From the Latin. With an introduction and a few notes by the translator

      London : Trübner & co. 1868 - Finely bound in full vellum with gilt-blocked leather label to the spine and decorated gilt on the cover, all professionally re-cased. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Edition; 2d ed. Physical description; viii, 359, [1] p ; 23 cm. Notes; Translated by Robert Willis. Subjects; Philosophy and religion. 1 Kg. 359 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the Interior of South Africa,

      London: Bell & Daldy,, 1868. Comprising Fifteen Years' Hunting and Trading; with Journeys across the Continent from Natal to Walvisch Bay, and Visits to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green sand-grain cloth over bevelled boards, spines lettered in gilt, blind panels to boards, brown coated endpapers, binder's ticket (Burn & Co.) to vol. 1 rear pastedown, fore edges untrimmed. Wood-engraved frontispiece to each volume, 6 similar plates, 2 folding maps, further wood-engravings to the text. Bookplate of Frederic Straker, probably the banker and field-sports enthusiast (1862-1941), to the front pastedowns. Trivial rubbing to spine-ends, corners lightly bumped, very pale mottling to rear boards, inner hinges repaired, contents toned, a few mild sprays of foxing front and back, vol. 1 with contemporary bookseller's blind-stamp (W. H. Smith) to front free endpaper, very short nick to fore edge of title, the folding map spotted and browned, shallow chipping to top edges of a very small number of leaves where clumsily opened, remains a very good, bright copy. First edition, uncommon in the original cloth. "Few South African books give better descriptions of the sport of the country and the habits and customs of the native races inhabiting the vast areas traversed … there are copious notes on the flora and fauna of the countries visited, amplified by … a valuable index" (Mendelssohn). Chapman (1831-1872), a native of Cape Town, began his travels from Durban 1849, having left his position in colonial administration to trade in ivory and cattle. He spent two years as a storekeeper in Potchefstroom before travelling west into Bamangwato country and joining the party of Francis Galton and C. J. Anderson. In 1852 he traded in Namaqualand and Damaraland, and the following year led an expedition up the Zambesi to within 70 miles of the Victoria Falls, almost beating Livingstone to the discovery. In 1854 he joined Samuel Edwards in an expedition to Lake Ngami, which he followed with a trek through Bechuanaland, before returning to Ngami and continuing to the Okavango River, thence crossing Damaraland to reach Walvis Bay by 1855. After several years of cattle-trading he arranged a second expedition to the Zambesi. He set out from Walvis Bay in 1861 with fellow explorer Thomas Baines, travelling via Lake Ngami to the Victoria Falls, which Baines depicted in a famous series of sketches. Conditions on this last journey were difficult, and with his health compromised, Chapman returned to a life of itinerant trading in Hereroland and Ovamboland. Copies also noted with gilt decoration to front boards.

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        RURAL LIFE.

      - Described and illustrated in the management of horses, dogs, cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, etc., etc.: Their treatment in health and disease; with authentic information on all that relates to modern farming, gardening, shooting, angling, etc. etc. And a complete system of modern veterinary practice. Illustrated with upwards of one hundred steel engravings. Bound in the original five divisions, continuously paginated. Pp. xvi+1016 (printed double column), engraved vignette title page and 64 plates with tissue interleaves (3 folding, many with 2 images), a couple of text illustrations, index; impl. 8vo; dark green cloth over bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt & blind, edges a trifle worn, with small scar to fore-edge centre of lower board division I, fore-edge of upper board slightly faded division IV, and a 6cm. closed tear to spine cloth division V just below the title; hinges occasionally tender, a few tiny edge splits or chips, a little light foxing and soiling; The London Printing & Publishing Company, London, n.d.[1868-69]. *The first and last divisions both contain the original tipped-in ticket entitling the subscriber to an additional Premium Plate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the Interior of South Africa, Comprising Fifteen Years' Hunting and Trading; with Journeys across the Continent from Natal to Walvisch Bay, and Visits to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls.

      London: Bell & Daldy, 1868 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original green sand-grain cloth over bevelled boards, spines lettered in gilt, blind panels to boards, brown coated endpapers, binder's ticket (Burn & Co.) to vol. 1 rear pastedown, fore edges untrimmed. Bookplate of Frederic Straker, probably the banker and field-sports enthusiast (1862-1941), to the front pastedowns. Trivial rubbing to spine-ends, corners lightly bumped, very pale mottling to rear boards, inner hinges repaired, contents toned, a few mild sprays of foxing front and back, vol. 1 with contemporary bookseller's blind-stamp (W. H. Smith) to front free endpaper, very short nick to fore edge of title, the folding map spotted and browned, shallow chipping to top edges of a very small number of leaves where clumsily opened, remains a very good, bright copy. Wood-engraved frontispiece to each volume, 6 similar plates, 2 folding maps, further wood-engravings to the text. First edition, uncommon in the original cloth. "Few South African books give better descriptions of the sport of the country and the habits and customs of the native races inhabiting the vast areas traversed there are copious notes on the flora and fauna of the countries visited, amplified by a valuable index" (Mendelssohn). Chapman (1831-1872), a native of Cape Town, began his travels from Durban 1849, having left his position in colonial administration to trade in ivory and cattle. He spent two years as a storekeeper in Potchefstroom before travelling west into Bamangwato country and joining the party of Francis Galton and C. J. Anderson. In 1852 he traded in Namaqualand and Damaraland, and the following year led an expedition up the Zambesi to within 70 miles of the Victoria Falls, almost beating Livingstone to the discovery. In 1854 he joined Samuel Edwards in an expedition to Lake Ngami, which he followed with a trek through Bechuanaland, before returning to Ngami and continuing to the Okavango River, thence crossing Damaraland to reach Walvis Bay by 1855. After several years of cattle-trading he arranged a second expedition to the Zambesi. He set out from Walvis Bay in 1861 with fellow explorer Thomas Baines, travelling via Lake Ngami to the Victoria Falls, which Baines depicted in a famous series of sketches. Conditions on this last journey were difficult, and with his health compromised, Chapman returned to a life of itinerant trading in Hereroland and Ovamboland. Copies also noted with gilt decoration to front boards. Czech p. 61; Howgego IV B9 (under Baines); Mendelssohn I p. 321; SABIB I p. 506. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Circuit Court of the United States, District of Massachusetts..

      1868. A Protracted Plagiarism Case Against Richard Henry Dana [Trial]. Curtis, Benjamin Robbins [1809-1874]. Dana, Richard Henry [1815-1882], Defendant. Circuit Court of the United States. District of Massachusetts. William Beach Lawrence (in Equity) vs. R.H. Dana, Jr., Et Als. Closing Argument for the Complainant on the Question of Piracy. B.R. Curtis, J.J. Storrow, For the Complainant on the Question of Piracy. Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1868. vii, [3]-255 pp. Octavo (10-1/2" x 7"). Original printed wrappers. Spine abraded, a few chips to edges, light toning to text. Ex-library. Shelf number and hand-lettered institution name to head of front wrapper, small inkstamp to title page. $650. * Only edition. William Beach Lawrence edited two editions of Henry Wheaton's Elements of International Law. Dana, then the U.S. District Attorney for Massachusetts, was the editor of a later edition. Lawrence accused Dana of plagiarism and initiated a copyright lawsuit that lasted 13 years. The court supported Lawrence in minor matters, such as the arrangement of notes and verification of citations, but maintained that Dana's notes were original. The trial brought together some of the finest legal minds of the era, including Curtis, the former U.S. Supreme Court justice who had dissented in the Dred Scott Case and then resigned from the Court. OCLC locates 11 copies. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:1129.

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        Tam O'Shanter

      New York: W.J. Widdleton, 1868. Very Good. First edition with these illustrations. Illustrations by E.H. Miller. Photographed by Gardner. Green decorative cloth elaborately gilt. Complete with eight albumen photographs of subject appropriate illustrations. cloth rubbed away a bit at the corners and with mild loss at the spine ends, a couple of small stains on the boards, sound and very good. Uncommon thus.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1868 - 1868 Wisden Original Wrappers Exceptional Condition

      1868. On offer here is an 1868 Wisden in it's original wrappers and in quite exceptional condition. The front and rear wrappers are flat and bright and unmarked. There is an ownership name to the top of the front wrapper. The spine is complete with the year ""1868"" written in ink to the spine. The book is entirely original and without any restoration at all. The contents of the book are in fine, clean condition. This copy together with the 1864 that I have listed are probably the finest editions of the first 15 years that I have been able to offer for sale.

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        Russia.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. c 1868 - c. 24 x 20 cm. Original chromolithographed (colour printed) caricature map of Russia represented by Alexander II, the then Emperor on one side and the Russian bear on the other. Four lines of verse beneath map.

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        10 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Paris u.a., 1862-1868. - Damas war Militärkaplan während des Krim-Krieges im Jahre 1856 (u.a. bei der Belagerung von Sewastopol) und war danach im Orient (u.a. Syrien) tätig. Er verfasste zahlr. Schriften, darunter „Souvenirs religieux et militaires de la Crimée" (1857); „En Orient. Voyage à Jérusalem" (1864); „Souvenirs de guerre et de captivité" (1874); „Voyages en Orient : La Judée" (1882) u.a. 1908 erschien eine Biographie von J. Burnichon, „Un jésuite, Amédée de Damas". - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        George Washington as a Mason

      1868 - George Washington as a Mason. Small folio lithograph, 1868. Black & white. Lithographer Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) and artist James Merritt Ives (1824-1895) formed Currier & Ives in New York City in 1857 to publish art prints. The company closed in 1907, after the deaths of its founders, when business had declined due to new printing technologies and changing artistic tastes.

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        Circuit Court of the United States, District of Massachusetts.

      1868 - A Protracted Plagiarism Case Against Richard Henry Dana [Trial]. Curtis, Benjamin Robbins [1809-1874]. Dana, Richard Henry [1815-1882], Defendant. Circuit Court of the United States. District of Massachusetts. William Beach Lawrence (in Equity) vs. R.H. Dana, Jr., Et Als. Closing Argument for the Complainant on the Question of Piracy. B.R. Curtis, J.J. Storrow, For the Complainant on the Question of Piracy. Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1868. vii, [3]-255 pp. Octavo (10-1/2" x 7"). Original printed wrappers. Spine abraded, a few chips to edges, light toning to text. Ex-library. Shelf number and hand-lettered institution name to head of front wrapper, small inkstamp to title page. $650. * Only edition. William Beach Lawrence edited two editions of Henry Wheaton's Elements of International Law. Dana, then the U.S. District Attorney for Massachusetts, was the editor of a later edition. Lawrence accused Dana of plagiarism and initiated a copyright lawsuit that lasted 13 years. The court supported Lawrence in minor matters, such as the arrangement of notes and verification of citations, but maintained that Dana's notes were original. The trial brought together some of the finest legal minds of the era, including Curtis, the former U.S. Supreme Court justice who had dissented in the Dred Scott Case and then resigned from the Court. OCLC locates 11 copies. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:1129. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Parallèles des Edifices anciens et Modernes du Continent Africain

      dessinés et Relevés de 1847 à 1854 dans l'Algérie, les Régences de Tunis et de Tripoli, l'Egypte, la Nubie, les Déserts, l'Ile de Méroé, le Sennar, le Fa-Zoglo et dans les Contrées Inconnues de la Nigritie. Atlas... First edition. Large double-page map, two original photographs, tinted lithograph title, two chromo-lithographs, two photo-lithographs & 43 other lithographs (majority tinted in one or more tints, one coloured), 33 engraved plans (2 of these coloured). Folio. Contemporary half morocco, extremities slightly rubbed, lower corner of upper board bumped. [2](title, contents), [14](letterpress, printed on recto only) ll. Paris, Hachette et Cie., [1864 -

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        Ao publico por João Severiano Ribeiro em seguida do Acto do Governo que o exonerou da Commissão de Inspector da Thesouraria de Fazenda do Ceará, e demittio do lugar de Chefe de Secção da de Pernambuco.

      Ceará, Typ. Constitucional, 1868. - Small 8°, recent burgundy half morocco over decorated boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, gilt letter, decorated endleaves, top edge rouged, original printed wrappers bound in. In very good to fine condition. 33 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION? *** Not in Sacramento Blake. Not in Innocêncio. Not located in Porbase, Copac, KVK (44 databases searched), Catnyp, Hollis, Orbis, or Melvyl. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Voyage dans le Soudan occidental (Sénégambie - Niger)

      Librairie de Hachette 1868 - - Librairie de Hachette, Paris 1868, Grd. in-8 (16,5x24,5cm), 693pp., relié. - Edition originale illustrée de 6 cartes (2 dépliantes et 4 sur double page) et 2 plans, ainsi que de 81 figures sur bois in-texte et hors-texte. Reliure en demi chagrin bordeaux d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Les plats ont été retendus d'un papier marbré ainsi que les gardes intérieures. Traces brunes sur les premiers feuillets, ensuite quelques brunissures sur certains feuillets. Bon exemplaire. Un des meilleurs livres illustrés sur l'Afrique de l'ouest. En 1863, le général Faidherbe, gouverneur du Soudan, missionna le lieutenant Mage pour une expédition d'exploration le long du Niger en Afrique de L'ouest, et au Sénégal. Ce voyage d'exploration, destinée également à installer des routes commerciales dura trois années. Mage pénétra dans des régions jamais encore explorées, et donna la première description de l'empire Toucouleur de Ségou. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition illustrated with 6 maps (2 folders and 4 on double page) and 2 shots. Binding in half burgundy bordeaux of time. Back with ornate nerves. The boards were tightened from a marbled paper as well as the inner guards. Traces brown on the first leaves, then some brownings on some leaves. 693pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reise nach Abessinien, den Gala-Ländern, Ost-Sudan und Chartum in den Jahren 1861 und 1862. Mit Vorwort von A. E. Brehm.

      Hermann Constenoble, Jena 1868 - XII, 459 S., 1 Blatt, 10 Tafeln (davon 4 farbige lithographischre Tafeln, 5 in Holzschnitt und 1 in s/w Lithographie) sowie 1 mehrfach gefaltete farblithographierte Karte (Äthiopien), Mit allen 10 Tafeln und der Karte (so vollständig nach dem Verzeichnis der Illustrationen). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1010 8°, Halbleder der Zeit mit schlichter Rückenvergoldung, marmorierter Schnitt, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit leichten Rückständen vom Rückenschilder, Stempel auf Titel, auf Schnitt und auf der Rückseite der Karte, Name auf Vorsatz, Ecken leicht bestoßen, Kanten leicht berieben, Deckelbezug ganz leicht abgelöst, Papier vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Codice farmaceutico romano Teorico pratico compilato per ordine di Sua Santità Papa PioIX

      ROMA: Civiltà Cattolica, 1868. Rilegato. BUONO. 22 31. USATO

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        Oeuvres. Publiées par les soins de ses élèves. 8 vols (in 9).

      Paris Victor Masson -72 1868 - Gr.-8° marmor. grünes HLeder auf 4 Scheinbünden m. verg. RTiteln. Komplett. Vol. 1: Notes et mémoires (1872). Vol. 2 et 3: Cours de physique, t. 1 et 2 (1868/69). Vol. 4/1 et 4/2: Conférences de Physique, t. 1 et 2 (1872). Vol. 5 et 6: Leçons d’optique physique, t. 1 et 2 (1869/70). Vol. 7 et 8: Théorie mécanique de la chaleur, t. 1 et 2 (1868/72). Bd. 1 mit gest. Portrait-Front. Dekorative Halbfranz-Bde. in sehr gutem Zustand. Sprache: Französisch 10000 gr.

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        Realities of Irish Life

      Longmans, Green, London., 1868. First edition. Octavo. pp xiv, 407. 30 engraved plates by the author's son, J. Townsend Trench; large folding map at rear. Original green gilt pictorial cloth. The author was Land Agent in Ireland to the Marquis of Lansdowne, Marquis of Bath, and Lord Digby, and was there during the Great Famine. Single library stamp and date and shelf mark written in ink on verso of title-page. Two closed tears to the map which is also a little spotted. Very good indeed.

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        Catalogue de la Bibliothèque de M. G. Gancia. Composée en partie de Livres de la première Bibliothèque du Cardinal Mazarin et d'Ouvrages précieux provenant des Principaux Cabinets dispersés pendant les Vingt dernières Années

      xvi, 189 pp. 8vo, cont. green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Paris: Bachelin-Deflorenne, 1868. Very little is known about G. Gancia, described by Breslauer as a "somewhat shadowy, obviously Italian, dealer operating in Brighton, England." Nevertheless, he was the greatest dealer in England of the period for French books. He issued a series of catalogues between 1848 and 1858 from 73 King's Road, Brighton and was, along with Tross, the chief supplier of French books to Huth. He was also active as a publisher. Arriving at retirement age, Gancia began to consign his enormous inventory to the leading auction houses of London and Paris for nearly twenty years. The present catalogue is one in the series of Paris sales. It describes 1150 quite extraordinary books, mostly French and Italian. We learn from the auctioneer's introductory comments that Gancia acquired his stock, now partly sold here, at the most important sales in London and Paris since 1847: Libri, Taylor, A. Bertin, Coste, Renouard, etc. and the majority of the books were finely bound by Niedrée, Trautz-Bauzonnet, Duru, Capé, and Lortic. Fine copy from the library of Eric Speeckaert with bookplate. ❧ See Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, Supp., col. 354.

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        Rambles in the Rhine Provinces.

      London: Murray 1868 - First edition. 4to., illustrated with 14 albumen prints mounted (typical size 9 x 11.5cm.), 2 chromolithographs, 4 full-page wood-engravings, numerous vignettes in text, original original blue patterned cloth gilt, gilt vignettes to upper cover, all edges gilt, an excellent copy. Gernsheim, Incunabula 425. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Brigands of the Morea: A Narrative of the Captivity of Mr S Soteropoulos [In Two Volumes]

      London:: Saunders, Otley, and Co.,, 1868.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. xiv, [2], 294, [32]; [iv], 326. Bookseller's 1868 list at back of Vol I. Each volume has a colour frontis (printed by Vincent Brooks Day and Son), showing a Greek Pallekaria in Moreote costume. This is significant, as several authorities, having encountered only copies with a single tinted litho frontis, have taken the view that a rumoured edition with two colour frontispieces is mythical. Well, here it is! Minor soiling to prelims, contents very clean. 1967 ownership name to Vol I free endpaper. In the original bindings of blue pebble cloth, boards decorated in blind, spines titled and decorated in gilt. Firm, spines a little dulled, slight wear to ends. Very scarce thus, and a nice set.

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        Swiss scenery.

      London: Alfred Bennett 1868 - Second edition, enlarged. 4to., 31 original mounted photographs on 25 leaves, descriptive letterpress, original tissue guards (browned), last few leaves a little creased in upper margin with occasional light waterstain, photographs in excellent condition, original green cloth gilt, light wear, all edges gilt, a very good copy of a scarce book. A rare photograph book by Thompson, a photographer perhaps best known for his monumental work recording the archaeological and art collections of the British Museum. The work was originally published in 1866 with 28 photographs. Cf. Gernsheim ,Incunabula, 350 (first edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Irish Law Times and Solicitors's Journal. A Weekly Newspaper and Gazette of Legal Postings. Years 1867 - 1972 (with missing Volumes in between (see details below). 66 Volumes Irish Law Times with several Volumes (20) of 'The Irish Law Times Reports' bound with the Law Times Volumes and plus 6 separate Volumes of The Irish Law Times Reports: Comprising Cases argued and decided in The Supreme Court of Judicature, The Land Commission, The Courts of Bankruptcy and the County Courts in Ireland. To Which is added a Digested Index of all such cases reported in the Irish Law Times Reports and in other legal reports. / Also included is the Important "Irish Law Times Digest of Cases decided by The Superior and other Courts in Ireland for the Years 1867 - 1893, compiled by William Cotter Stubbs". [Pro Rege, Grege, Lege].

      95 Volumes bound in 69 Volumes. Quarto. Volume I (1868) - Volume XXIV (1890) (Volume III missing) and Volume 85 (1951) - Volume 106 (1972). Original Hardcover (Original half leather with gilt lettering to spine). Two Volumes in modern bindings (Volumes 102 and 104). Good condition with some stronger signs of external wear. Very few bindings in poor condition. From the library of irish independent politician and solicitor Jasper Travers Wolfe of Skibbereen. Extremely scarce as original set and in such a consecutive run of corresponding volumes. No offer on the international market at the moment of cataloging. Representative Pagination Examples for two 19th century Volumes of the Irish Law Times. Volume I: XX, 808, 112 pages / Volume XXIV: XV, 666 pages.

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        The Drinker Farm Tragedy Trial and Conviction of James Jeter Phillips

      1868. Richmond, 1868. McDade 747. Richmond, 1868. McDade 747. A Scarce McDade Item Phillips, James Jeter, Defendant. The Drinker Farm Tragedy. Trial and Conviction of James Jeter Phillips, For the Murder of His Wife. With Portraits. Richmond: Published by J. Wall Turner, V.L. Fore, Printer), 1868. 96 pp. 2 full- page woodcut portraits (of Phillips and his wife, Mrs. Mary Emma Phillips). Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Original printed wrappers, with advertisements for various Richmond businesses rear and inside front covers. Some soiling, spotting and rubbing with waer to spine ends. Light toning to interior, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to a few leaves. $750. * Only edition. "Phillips, a scion of a 'good' Virginia family, twenty-four years old, murdered his wife Emily, who was ten years older, on a Henrico County, Virginia, roadside near Drinker's farm. He shot her with a small pistol, and her body was unidentified for three months" (McDade). OCLC locates 4 copies in North American law libraries (Duke, Harvard, University of Virginia, Yale). McDade, The Annals of Murder 747.

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        FUKUJU SOH: THE ADONIS PLANT. [An Erotic Color Illustrated Woodblock Printed Boo

      - [Japan n.d. ca 1868]. Gold brocade green cloth covers, acco- rdion folded, all edge silver gilt, album size 17 x 25 cm., contains 12 double page prints opening to 34 x 25 cm. Oban size, plus an introductory illustrated page. STUNNING ! This is a most famous book executed by one of Japan's most famous painters and woodblock print artist, Hokusai [1760- 1849], who was commonly known as the "Mad Man on Painting." The original was printed in the late 1810's it was unsigned, several variant editions are known, most copies were lost or now unaccounted for. It is part of Hokusai's erotic tri- logy. This posthumous edition has been meticulously carved and printed with the utmost care and registry. The book used some twenty different colors, each color printed by a diffe- rent wood-block. An interesting proof of age, is found on page [six], the rape scene. The girl's red under-Kimono was printed from a color made from finely ground iron. The red has now turned to an iron-red patina with a dark purple hue. This common color was used at the beginning of the Meiji period [1868-1912] for most solid reds. Humidity content determines the amount of time it takes to give this patina, on the average, about 100-135 years for this reaction to change the properties of the iron, forcing it to oxidize and change into and achieve this marvelous color and affect [see #6 scan]. While the book has a proper title slip, it was intentionally left blank. The over all condition of the book is quite good with very minor reservations. A small amount of foxing, more on some, less on other prints, some are even approaching fine. On page #11, the print is about 5 mm. shorter at the bottom, but this does NOT affect the overall value of the image as it is insignificant. A small, faint amount of transfer from the black is evident with close scrutiny. Overall the work is quite lovely, and the viewer is soon distracted to the subject of the images rather than the minor flaws. A truly magnificent and unusual example of early Meiji polychrom printing. Most of the Shun Pon [erotic books] of this period show small images, drawn from a distance, with room decorations, food, bedding, flow- ing robes, furniture and outside scenery. This by stark con- trast has directed the viewer to the real point of Shun Pon [literally Spring Book Pictures.after all, spring in Asia means a new beginning and the opening of a New Year.return of nature from a winter's sleep, what better things to think of and do for a good New Year start if not sex !] is to sti- mulate and enhance the act of making love. The book begins sans title page nor artist's name recognition. Many books of this subject were clearly executed by some of the most famous artists of the period. It was a quick source of cash for starving artists. The work starts out with a double-page showing sliding Fusuma doors, an invitation to voyeurism. The doors are subtly decorated giving no clue to the true nature of the contents, useful for coercing young virgins to have a look.also the reason for no title slip. Each of the subsequent 12 double pages are devoted to the real subj- ect of this book. The joy, art and pleasure of love-making. From the beginning of recorded time the Japanese were not a prudish people. In fact, they held strong beliefs in and worship of inanimate sexual objects such as trees, rocks and other things that showed a natural resemblance to the genitalia. These objects were collected & placed in shrines. Later, some were carved from wood and stone and placed in special "fertility shrines" in Japan. Barren women often visited these shrines offering prayers to the Gods for fert- ility and evoked charms. Stories passed down over the cent- centuries, that some of the keepers of these fertility shri- nes, or their priests were willing "assistants" of these "Gods" & gladly inseminated such vulnerable women. The Jap- anese had an affinity with the natural expression of passion passion and lust. Rape of women alone alon

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        The Irish Law Times and Solicitors's Journal. A Weekly Newspaper and Gazette of Legal Postings. Years 1867 - 1972 (with missing Volumes in between (see details below). 66 Volumes Irish Law Times with several Volumes (20) of 'The Irish Law Times Reports' bound with the Law Times Volumes and plus 6 separate Volumes of The Irish Law Times Reports: Comprising Cases argued and decided in The Supreme Court of Judicature, The Land Commission, The Courts of Bankruptcy and the County Courts in Ireland. To Which is added a Digested Index of all such cases reported in the Irish Law Times Reports and in other legal reports. / Also included is the Important "Irish Law Times Digest of Cases decided by The Superior and other Courts in Ireland for the Years 1867 - 1893, compiled by William Cotter Stubbs". [Pro Rege, Grege, Lege].

      95 Volumes bound in 69 Volumes. Dublin, John Falconer, 1868-1972. Quarto. Volume I (1868) - Volume XXIV (1890) (Volume III missing) and Volume 85 (1951) - Volume 106 (1972). Original Hardcover (Original half leather with gilt lettering to spine). Two Volumes in modern bindings (Volumes 102 and 104). Good condition with some stronger signs of external wear. Very few bindings in poor condition. From the library of irish independent politician and solicitor Jasper Travers Wolfe of Skibbereen. Extremely scarce as original set and in such a consecutive run of corresponding volumes. No offer on the international market at the moment of cataloging. Representative Pagination Examples for two 19th century Volumes of the Irish Law Times. Volume I: XX, 808, 112 pages / Volume XXIV: XV, 666 pages.

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