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        THE SKETCH BOOK

      IRVING, Washington. [As Geoffrey Crayon]. SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT.Illustrated With One Hundred And Twenty Engravings On Wood, From Original Designs. NY: G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1868. Small quarto: black full-morocco leather, extensively stamped in gilt around the borders of the front & rear covers and on the spine; all edges gilt; gilt-tooled inner dentelles; marbled endpapers; 504 pages. Artist's Edition (so noted on the title page). A handsome and sumptuous volume and also a gift from the publisher. Signed presentation from George Palmer Putnam, the publisher, on a front blank page: "Madame Bossange, With G. P. Putnam's best regards. N. York, Apl. 14, 1869. Specimen of our printing & engraving." Madame Bossange may have been the wife of Paris-based publisher Gustave Bossange. Putnam published many books by classic American authors, including those of his friend Washington Irving. He was one of the leading publishers of art books in his day- of which this is an excellent example. A very lovely book, which is obviously why he presented it to Madame Bossange. A nice association copy from a publisher proudly promoting his publications. Near fine condition. Truly a beautiful book! $1,500.00. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        L'Aéronaute. Bulletin mensuel illustré de la navigation aérienne: Tête de collection : du N°1 d'Avril 1868 au N°12 de la 8ème année, soient 117 fascicules

      Head rare collection of original edition of this revue.Reliures half marine grief, back with five nerves set with golden threads and double blind fillets, small traces of some minor friction back, marbled paper dishes, some small traces scratches on portions guards and contreplats of handmade paper, first dishes of each issue and kept most of the second flat, binders of époque.Nombreuses illustrations.Quelques small foxing without gravité.Première aerospace publication, after a first failed attempt in 1864 by Aeronaut Nadar: "The child that I have not been able to grow is now up to you, sir, and it is I who thank you for adoption." Contibutions Nadar, Hureau de Villeneuve, the Duke of Argyll, Charles Delcourt, joseph Pliny the Landelle Gustave, Charles De Louvrié, Croce-Spinelli, Albert Bertaux, Arwed Salives, EJ Marey, the Boisrouvray Maurice Alexander Pillet, Yves Guillot Felix Caron, James and Charles Chavoutier. W. Fonvielle, Tridon Louis, Alphonse Pénaud, J. Janssen, Mondot de la Gorce, Pierre Thomas, Paul Bert, Dupuy de Lome, aurel saco, Marcel devic, Renoir, Dr Petard, Gaston Tissandier ... Became a badge rarity, this review constittue an important testimony of the aviation adventure and concurrency between the lightest and heaviest that air.Ensemble a badge rareté.Nous offer for sale or the complete set which concerning the first eight years (2500 euros), or year by year (April 1868 - December 1869: EUR 750; January 1870 - December 1871: EUR 700; January 1872 - December 1873: EUR 700; January 1874 - December 1875: 700 euros ). Aux bureaux et à la rédaction de la revue l'Aéronaute Paris Avril 1868 - Décembre 1875 15,5x23,5cm 117 fascicules reliés en 4 volumes

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        Madeleine Férat

      Original issue which has not been derived great papers. Bound in half green morocco with corners, back with five nerves, when tail, covers and spine preserved, antique binding. Back past deficiencies restored on the flat and back covers. Nice copy free of foxing. A. Lacroix Paris 1868 12,5x19cm relié

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        Three weeks after her husband?s assassination, Ethel Kennedy writes to Nicholas Katzenbach, thanking him, in detail, <i>?for the extraordinary things you did to help with Bobby?s funeral ? I loved knowing you were with Bobby at St. Patrick?s and on the train ?? </i>? with 15 word handwritten postscript

      Black-bordered Typed Letter Signed ?Ethel? with 15 word handwritten postscript, 1 page, 5.75? x 7.75?. [McLean, Virginia], June 28, 1868. To Nicholas deB Katzenbach, Under Secretary of State, Washington, D.C. Fine condition. With original black-bordered envelope torn open at top. ?Dear Nick? in Mrs. Kennedy?s hand. In full, ?All the Kennedys are deeply grateful for the extraordinary things you did to help with Bobby?s funeral. It made such a difference, while we were submerged with details in New York, to know that you were planning the procession in Washington and taking charge of the police, the honor guards and all the arrangements at Arlington. We were so touched by the pause at the Lincoln Memorial, by the choice of music, by the unexpected appearance of candles at Arlington, miraculous if one did not know that you were in charge, which gave the day one of the most moving moments. Dear Nick, yours was truly a labor of love and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.? Mrs. Kennedy added a handwritten postscript: ?I loved knowing you were with Bobby at St. Patrick?s and on the train. Affectionately, Ethel? On the morning of June 8, 1968, after the funeral mass at St. Patrick?s Cathedral, a motorcade left for Penn Station. A black-draped train left New York City for Washington?s Union Station for a procession to Arlington National Cemetery. When Robert F. Kennedy resigned as Attorney General to run for the U.S. Senate in 1964, he was succeeded by the Deputy Attorney General, Nicholas Katzenbach (1922-2012). In 1966, Katzenbach became LBJ?s Undersecretary of State, serving until the end of Johnson?s presidency in 1969. His ?Washington Post? obituary described Katzenbach as ?an unflappable lawyer who served as the Kennedy brothers? emissary to the South during the violent confrontations over racial segregation in the early 1960s and who later was an architect of landmark civil rights laws and Vietnam War policy under President Lyndon Johnson.? Accompanied by Robert F. Kennedy?s 3.5? x 4.75? black-bordered mass card.

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        TOUCHES OF NATURE BY EMINENT ARTISTS AND AUTHORS

      London: Cassell Petter & Galpin, n.d. [1868].  Unstated second issue, 31.5 x 24.5cm [folio], in publisher's purple sand-grain cloth w/gilt & embossed decorations & title to covers & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., terracotta ep.s w/binder's ticket (Virtue & Co., Ball 96A1) to rear pastedown, 98 [gilt-bordered plates] + 98 [text] pp. paginated to rectos only, w/98 full-page wood engravings after J.W. North, J.E. Millais, Frederick Sandys, W. Holman Hunt, Fred Walker, G.J. Pinwell, John Tenniel, A.B. Houghton, F.J. Shields, etc.  Binding Good (recased w/hinges mended, & extremities moderately bumped & rubbed); contents Good (fore-edges of some leaves sl. creased w/a few short closed tears, & moderate occas. foxing).

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        The Babees Book,

      London - N. Trubner and Co., 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of old texts on manners and etiquette of the ages, collected by Frederick J. Furnivall. Including some French and Latin poems on similar subjects, and some forewords on education in early England. Frederick James Furnivall (4 February 1825 2 July 1910), one of the co-creators of the Oxford English Dictionary, was an English philologist. He founded a number of learned societies on early English Literature, and made pioneering and massive editorial contributions to the subject. Illustrated with sixteen plates to the rear. Condition: In a half-calf binding. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing and slight wear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Front hinge is slightly strained. Pages are bright, though with some scattered spotting throughout. Bookplate to front pastedown. Overall: GOOD.

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        Fragments d'architectureEgypte, Gr?ce, Rome, Moyen Age, Renaissance, Age Moderne, etc. Avec notices Descriptives

      Paris - A. Morel, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A highly detailed collectionof architectural designs and fragments from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Paris and the Modern Age. Written in French. Being a collection of unbound plates with descriptive notes. Being twenty-two plates of the original sixty. To the scale of one metre to an inch. From the designer of many other architectural plates such as Journal-Manuel de Peintures appliques la Dcoration des Monuments, Appartements, Magasins, etc. With the rear board to the original portfolio with publisher's advertisements. Condition: Unbound with the rear board to the original portfolio. Rear portfolio board is worn with marks. Plates are bright, although with some chipping to the text block edge. With the odd handling mark and light background foxing. Lacking title page. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv vershütteten Städte Campaniens beschrieben von Wolfgang Helbig.

      Nebst einer Abhandlung über die antiken Wandmalereien in technischer Beziehung von Otto Donner. Mit 3 eingefügten Tafeln und einem Atlas von 23 Tafeln. Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel, 1868. 8vo + Atlas in folio. XVIII,+ CXXVII,+ (5),+ 500 pp.+ 3 lith. plates, of which two are double page; (2) pp.+ 23 lith. plates, of which two are double page. The text volume in dark brown half calf from late 19th-century, blindstamped spine with raised bands and marbled boards, and the Atlas in publ. printed paper boards with cloth spine. Two volumes. Fine copy. From the library of De Geer at Leufsta. Garcia 6677. Furchheim p. 45. First edition of this, according to Garcia, fundamental work on the cataloging of wall paintings in Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabia. The catalogue covers all at the time known paintings. Wolfgang Helbig (1839-1915) from Dresden was a classical archaeologist, who lived and worked mainly in Rome as a private scholar, however member of the German Archaeological Institute since 1862. He is remembered mainly for his extensive scientific studies concerning the wall paintings of Pompeii, on which his main works are this book and "Untersuchungen über die Campanische Wandmalerei". He wrote a very popular handbook for the ancient art in Rome, "Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rom". He also acted as an art dealer, and bought numerous works of art for the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen

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        Panorama vom Pizzo Centrale od. Tritthorn Sanct Gotthard. (Blauberg der Dufourkarte) 3002 Meter über Meer. Im Sommer 1868 aufgenommen u. auf Stein gezeichnet von Albert Heim. Umschlagtitel: Panorama vom Pizzo Centrale St. Gotthard.

      Zürich, C. Knüsli, 1868.. Farbige Lithographie. Mehrfach gefaltetes Panorama. Beigebundener Text; "Der St. Gotthard" (7 S.) Panoramagröße: 16 x 255 cm - gefaltet: 18 x 12 cm. Orig.Halbleinenumschlag. Ill. Umschlagtitelblatt: Hotel du Mont Prosa auf dem St.Gotthard von Felix Lombardi - Auf Rückendeckel Abb. eines Sennenhundes, 1/20 der natürlichen Größe.(farb. Lithographien).. Exlibris. Umschlag leicht stockfleckig. Panorama sauber und sehr gut erhalten.

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        Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the adjoining Countries,

      London: George Routledge and Sons,, 1868. from the latter part of the Reign of Edward II. to the Coronation of Henry IV. Translated... by Thomas Johnes. 2 volumes, tall octavo (249 × 163 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, decorative gilt spines, marbled sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, by Palmer & Howe of Manchester (with their embossed stamp on front free endpaper of each volume). 75 chromolithograph plates by Henry Noel Humphreys and numerous wood engravings in the text. Occasional foxing, recent ownership inscription on front free endpaper. A handsome set. The superb chromolithograph plates by Noel Humphreys were first published in William Smith's edition of 1844-45. Thomas Johnes' famous translation of Froissart was first issued by his own private publishing venture, the Hafod Press, in 1803-05 and, remarkably, he "remains the only man to have undertaken the formidable task of translating Froissart's Chronicles in their entirety, and the appearance of subsequent editions until 1906 testifies to their worth" (ODNB).

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        Broadside]: White Men to Rule Alabama. Take the Representative Organ of the Democratic and Conservative Parties. The Montgomery Mail.

      G.H. Gibson & Co., Montgomery, Ala. 1868 - Broadside. Approximately 9" x 11.5". Old paper flaw resulting in a light crease, near fine. An advertisement for *The Montgomery Mail* asserting its claims as an enemy of Reconstruction. Rare. *OCLC* locates no copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Broadside]: White Men to Rule Alabama Take the Representative Organ of the Democratic and Conservative Parties The Montgomery Mail

      Montgomery, Ala.: G.H. Gibson & Co.. [1868?]. First. Broadside. Approximately 9" x 11.5". Old paper flaw resulting in a light crease, near fine. An advertisement for The Montgomery Mail asserting its claims as an enemy of Reconstruction. Rare. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        A History of British Birds. Vol. 1-6.

      London, Groombridge and Sons, 1868. IV + 364 + Iv + 360 + IV + 391 + IV + 330 + IV + 311 + IV + 290 s. 358 fine håndkolorerte plansjer. Eleg. priv. røde maroquinbd. med rik ryggdekor i gull. Topp gullsnitt.. Eleg. red half morocco. Spine richly gilt. Top edge gilt. 358 hand-coloured plates

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        The Game of Base Ball - How to Learn it, How to Play it, and How to Teach it - With Sketches of Noted Players

      George Munro & Co. Publishers 1868 - First edition, 1868, 180 pages plus back matter, 4.25" x 6.5", hardcover in handmade clam shell protective protective archival casing. This is the first edition of Chadwick's scarce and seminal work, one of the first works to chronicle the emerging sport of baseball and its history. Chadwick was the pre-eminent sportswriter of his day, and his slim volume passionately sets forth much of the game as we know it nearly 150 years later. This copy, in very good condition, is one of as few as twenty known to exist today. The front and rear boards, once gilt with the title and additional material are rubbed and faded beyond clarity. The binding is firm and the interior pages are bright with only minimal foxing. A few pencil marks are noted, including the author's name, written by a later owner, inscribed beneath Chadwick's portrait on the verso to the title page. A small number of page corners have creases or have lost the corner due to creasing. The book is housed in a clam shell, matching green archival box which is in very good+ condition. Overall a very nice copy of a classic and essential work in the history of baseball. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Petition of the undersigned loyal citizens, from many towns and regions of the British Empire, on behalf of Edward John Eyre.

      no printer, [London] 1868 - Bifolium, four tinted pages folded to docket size, a little rubbed but good overall; manuscript note to last blank reads 'Petition drawn up by Thomas Carlyle February 1868'. Thomas Carlyle defends Eyre's conduct in Jamaica. The controversy surrounding the conduct of former Australian explorer and Governor of Jamaica, John Edward Eyre, in his handling of the Jamaica uprising, divided public opinion.Following Eyre's recall from Jamaica the "Jamaica Committee" was formed with the aim of having Eyre condemned for his excesses in suppressing the insurrection and to prosecute him for the murder of Gordon. Simultaneously, Thomas Carlyle with John Ruskin, Alfred Tennyson and others formed a committee in Eyre's defence, the "Eyre Testimonial and Defence Fund". In the end, Eyre was acquitted, but they failed to get him reinstalled or his pension restored.This petition, addressed to Parliament, condemns the 'tragical injustice' of Eyre's deposition.

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        Mélanges de médecine-légale.- Etude médico-légale sur l?infanticide. Avec trois planches coloriées.- Des tâches au point de vue médico-légal. Avec trois planches. Thèse.- Etude médico-légale sur les attentats aux moeurs. Troisième édition accompagnée de trois planches gravées.- De l?intervention du médecin légiste dans les questions d?attentats aux moeurs.Tous reliés ensemble.

      J.-B. Baillière et Fils 1868 1863 1859 1860, Paris, - VIII - 337 + 95 + 186pages, VIII - (préface) + 337 + 95 + 186 + 140 pages. Titre et faux nerfs dorés au dos. Bel exemplaire.

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        Zoologe und Naturphilosoph (1834-1919): Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. ("Prof. Haeckel"). (18)75 (Poststempel). Qu.-8°. 1 S.

      . . Sehr bedeutende Karte, in der Haeckel sein Weltbild (Urzeugung, Monismus, Pantheismus) erklärt: "Die Antwort auf die von Ihnen / gestellten Fragen finden Sie in den / "Natürl. Schöpf. ["Die Natürliche Schöpfungsgeschichte" Haeckels Hauptwerk von 1868] S. 63, 64; / 291, 310; 628, 651 etc. / Die Entstehung der ersten Organismen / durch Urzeugung (ohne "Schöpfung") / ist nothwendige Consequenz der / monistischen (resp. pantheistischen) / Auffassung; Alles geschieht nach Naturgeschehen. // Hochachtungsvoll Prof. Haeckel". - // - Ernst Haeckel machte die Evolutionstheorie Darwins in Deutschland bekannt und vertrat einen Entwicklungsmonismus auf naturwissenschaftlicher Grundlage. 1906 gründete er den 1933 aufgelösten Deutschen Monistenbund in Jena und war dessen Ehrenpräsident. - // - Interessant ist, wie Haeckel in unserer Karte sein gesamtes Weltbild darlegt: in allen biologischen Erscheinungen wirkt das gleiche Naturgeschehen von Urzeugung und Evolution. Für H. ist dieser materialistische Monismus letztlich Pantheismus. Gott ist nicht "Schöpfer", sondern identisch mit dem allgemeinen Naturgesetz. - Etwas braunfleckig u. mit winzigem Aufkleber (Text nicht betroffen), sonst sehr gut.

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        Manuscript Signed Letter by Sir John Kirk Which Mentions Africa Explorers David Livingstone and Du Chaillu

      30 January 1868. Manuscript Signed Letter by Sir John Kirk, British administrator in Zanzibar and co-explorer with David Livingstone, in which leading explorers of the Dark Continent are mentioned. 8vo. Double-leaf mourning stationery, measures approximately 18cm x 11cm. Creased, otherwise in very good condition, interesting correspondence on the procurement of significant autographs. The letter reads as follows: "Dear Mrs. Carnegie, Please give to Mrs. Baradaille the enclosed autographs of Livingstone and Du Chaillu. Of Murchison I have not one now but so frequently am in correspondence with him that it cannot be long time before I can add it also. Give her my best regards and believe me I am Yours sincerely. John Kirk". Signature.

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        HARPER'S BAZAR : A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure and Instructions Volume 1

      Harper& Brothers Publishers 1868 - A Complete Elephant Folio with each weekly issue starting Nov 2, 1867 through Dec 26, 1868. The Folio includes a full complement of uncut dress patterns. The book itself is in VG++ condition with slight browning at edges due to age but hardly an issue. Interior marbled board intact with replacement marbled free page replaced by a New York Conservator. Spine totally intact with slight missing edges top and bottom about 3/4''Front exterior board totally original and undamaged. Each page intact with woodcuts and engravings. Please ask for any detailed information. Additional postage for domestic and int'l shipping due to size and weight of this volume.A truly rare find. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NEW MEXICO: HER RESOURCES; HER NECESSITIES FOR RAILROAD COMMUNICATION WITH THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC STATES; HER GREAT FUTURE.

      Washington: McGill & Witherow, 1868. - 47pp. Late 19th-century three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Original front wrapper bound in, with presentation inscription. Extremities worn, old unobtrusive blindstamp on titlepage. Internally clean and nice. Very good. John R. Bartlett's copy, with his signature on the front wrapper, and a presentation inscription from the author: ".with the compliments of C.P. Clever." Clever was a delegate to Congress from New Mexico. In this interesting pamphlet he devotes much space to a description of the mineral resources of New Mexico, finally outlining the importance of building a western railroad from Memphis, through New Mexico, terminating in San Diego, California. A nice association copy, once owned by John R. Bartlett, author of PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, CALIFORNIA. (1854). HOWES C488. STREETER SALE 466. SABIN 13683.

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        THE MOONSTONE

      1868. A Novel. With Many Illustrations. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1868. 4 pp preliminary undated ads. Original light brown cloth. First American (and first illustrated) Edition of this classic of detective fiction, issued in the same year as the London three-decker. Commenting on T. S. Eliot's opinion of this book ("the first, the longest, and the best of detective novels"), John Carter wrote~Mr. Eliot is inaccurate in his first adjective, a little rash perhaps in his second, but unlikely to meet with much disagreement over his third. If Poe created the short detective story, Wilkie Collins is the undisputed father of the full-length variety...~The American edition includes 66 wood engravings interspersed throughout the text. THE MOONSTONE marked the end of Collins's peak period as a novelist: it was preceded by THE WOMAN IN WHITE (1860), NO NAME (1862) and ARMADALE (1866), and was followed by a marked decline into largely overwritten propaganda fiction.~This is a handsome copy, fine except for slight fading of the spine; the cloth has virtually no wear at all, the endpapers are not cracked, and there is no foxing on the leaves within. Gasson pp 106-108; Parrish & Miller pp 73-74 ("dull purple cloth" -- we have also seen dark green); Wolff 1368a. Housed in a felt-lined clamshell case with leather label.

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        Tabletop Terrestrial Globe

      Schedler, Jersey City 1868 - This tabletop terrestrial globe dates to the mid-19th century and is a prime example of the work of American globe maker Joseph Schedler. In concordance with the growth of international markets and communications, the globe's oceans are crisscrossed with shipping routes and telegraph cables, drawn in black, that both follow and compete with the undulating white lines of ocean currents. The globe also evinces current geographic knowledge, with Central Africa marked red as "unexplored" and the Antarctic rendered with a partial coastline. The equatorial is graduated in degrees and the ecliptic in days, clockwise and counterclockwise. Tabletop globes were highly prized in the 19th century for both their educational and aesthetic value. The globe is in good condition with some spotting and browning to gores, heavier over Asia and the Pacific. Joseph Schedler (fl.1850-80) was a German immigrant who began producing maps and globes in the 1850s. His wide variety of table, floor, and novelty globes were for both school and home use, with some designed more elaborately than others as to fit into the aesthetics of a well-decorated parlor. His innovations in globe design and content earned him prizes at the Paris International Exhibition in 1867, the American Institute Fair in 1869, and the Vienna International Exhibition in 1873. This tabletop globe is a fine example of his work. Tabletop globe. 6 inch diameter. 12.75" tall with full iron meridian circle on cast iron stand, round base with three foliate feet. 12 chromolithographed paper gores. Cartouche set in north Pacific. Spotting and browning to gores, heavier over Asia and the Pacific.

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        QUEEN VICTORIAS SCOTTISH DIARIES IN TWO VOLUMES - OR LEAVES FROM THE JOURNAL OF OUR LIFE IN THE HIGHLANDS FROM 1848-1861

      LONDON SMITH ELDER AND CO - PLUS MORE LEAVES FROM THE JOURNAL OF A LIFE IN THE HIGHLANDS 1862-1882 PUB 1884 1868 - 2 BOOKS - BOTH VOLS BOUND IN GREEN CLOTH BACKED BOARDS WITH BELVELLED EDGES WITH GILT DECORATIONS TO FRONT AND SPINES. FIRST VOL DESCRIBING THE TIME BEFORE PRINCE ALBERTS DEATH THE SECOND DESCRIBES THE TIME AFTER HIS DEATH AND INCLUDING THE QUEENS FRIENDSHIP WITH JOHN GRANT HER SERVANT AND GILLEY. MANY ILLUSTRATIONS - BOTH VOLUMES IN FINE CONDITION - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift.

      Heidelberg, 30. VII. 1868.. 2 S., 8°.. An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875). - "Als Universalgelehrter war er einer der vielseitigsten Naturwissenschaftler seiner Zeit und wurde auch Reichskanzler der Physik genannt" (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. -

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        Die Kriegführung unter Benutzung der Eisenbahnen und der Kampf um Eisenbahnen. Nach den Erfahrungen des letzten Jahrzehnts zusammengestellt.

      Brockhaus, 0, Leipzig, - Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1868. 8°. (1) Bl., XII, 290 (1) S. Mit 1 gef. Tabelle u. 1 gef. Tafel. Halblederbd. d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung u. goldgepr. Rückentitel (stärker berieben u. bestossen). Seltene Erste Ausgabe des 1882 wiederaufgelegten, durch uns bibliographisch nicht nachweisbaren Werks von Hugo Libert Westphalen, Königlich Preussischer Hauptmann und Compagniechef unter dem Preussischen Generalstabschef Helmuth von Moltke (1800-1891). Dieser schrieb in seinem Memorandum vom April 1866 über die Wichtigkeit des Truppentransports ins Kampfgebiet per Eisenbahn. Da die Preussen den Österreichern u. deren deutschen Verbündeten zahlenmässig unterlegen waren, hoffte er diesen Nachteil durch effiziente Nutzung der Eisenbahn wett zu machen, die schneller mehr Soldaten an die Front brachte. So geschah es zwei Monate später, als der Krieg ausbrach. - Gebräunt, vereinzelt stockfleckig u. wasserrandig ab Seite 170. - Einbandrücken mit Fehlstellen (Wurmfrass). (stärker berieben u. bestossen). Halblederbd. d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung u. goldgepr. Rückentitel [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ras Sufsafeh from north eastern extremity of the plain of Er Rahah.

      c. 1868 - Albumen print. Three-part panorama, with good tonal range and in good condition, photographer's printed credit and title on mount. Dimensions: 165 by 620mm. (6.5 by 24.5 inches). This image was part of 'Ordnance Survey of the Peninsula of Sinai, Part III: Photographs, Volume 1' .

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        Sunshine and Shadows Along the Pathway of Life

      Clarke & Co., Chicago 1868 - Octavo. original full red morooco decoratively blindstamped and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Illustrated. An attractive example of a pre-fire imprint and binding. It is a collection of poems, essays, short stories, quotations and admonitions with non-secular overtones, many of them written by the compiler and other women. Very light foxing, rubbing of binding edges, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COLLINS' OMAHA CITY DIRECTORY, EMBRACING A GENERAL RESIDENT AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF THE CITIZENS, HISTORICAL DATA, STATISTICS, AND FACTS. JULY 4th, 1868

      Omaha. 1868.. [6],224pp. plus two leaves of ads in the text. Ads on pastedowns, including a photograph of Collins on front pastedown. Contemporary printed boards; rebacked with linen at an earlier date. Boards rubbed, first two leaves remargined and reinforced with tissue. Minor scattered foxing to text. A very good copy, in a recent cloth slipcase. The second Omaha city directory, after the exceedingly rare first of two years earlier, containing numerous local ads in addition to a listing of residents and businesses. The compiler, Charles Collins, is billed as a compiler of gazetteers and directories for cities in Nebraska and Kansas, and also a publisher of "semi-annual trade circulars for cities in the west." He is pictured in a photograph, pasted to the center of his ad on the pastedown, with a credit to a local photography studio in Omaha. Fewer than ten copies noted in OCLC. HOWES C588.

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        A Memoir of Sir Edmund Andros, Knt., Governor of New England, New York and Virginia, &c., &c., with a Portrait

      Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1868. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. No jacket. Front hinge starting, corners faded, boards a bit rubbed. 1868 Hard Cover. xlix, [1] pp. 4to. Black leather spine & corners, marbled boards, red top edge, pink endpapers, gilt titles & rules, printed on laid paper. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Sir Edmund Andros. 1868 reissue, reprinted from the 'Andros Tracts' (Howes A271), published by the Prince Society of Boston. Sabin 103755 also references the Andros Tracts, stating that Whitmore was the editor.

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        Abbildungen zur Krankenpflege im Felde, auf Grund der internationalen Ausstellung der Hilfs-Vereine für Verwundete zu Paris im Jahre 1867 und mit Benutzung der besten vorhandenen Modelle herausgegeben. Atlasband.

      (Berlin, Enslin, 1868).. (56 x 37 cm). Mit 16 doppelblattgroßen farbig lithographierten Tafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit aufgezogenem Original-Umschlag.. Erste Ausgabe. - Die imposanten und dekorativen Tafeln zeigen verschiedene Krankenwagen und -bahren (mit und ohne Räder) sowie ihre Details, Verbandskästen, Prothesen für Arme und Beine sowie variable Feldlazarette. - Tafeln gestempelt, stellenweise stockfleckig und neu eingehängt. Einband leicht berieben, sonst gut erhalten. Ohne das 86 Seiten umfassende Textheft

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        Leaf Prints: Or Glimpses at Photography

      Philadelphia: Benerman & Wilson, 1868 Original blindstamped green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt on bevelled boards. "Acer dasy carpum" (White or silver maple) under leaf. Previous owner's name and address, children's rubber stamp images, and rear endpaper notated in pencil, none of which affects the text or albumen print. Historical introduction, Leaf negatives, Waxed prints as negatives, Silver process, Printing by development, Processes without silver, Removal of stains, Apparatus and chemicals. Silver Maple, Solomon's Seal, and Maidenhair are the three specimens in the albumen frontispiece, representing three different families of leaf designs. Photo shows dark cover edge spot. Himes was Professor of Natural Science, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. 38 pp.

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        Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace

      Springer. Hardcover. New. Hardcover. 1868 pages. Dimensions: 11.0in. x 8.2in. x 2.8in.Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security - Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks reviews conceptual debates and case studies focusing on disasters and security threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks in Europe, the Mediterranean and other regions. It discusses social science concepts of vulnerability and risks, global, regional and national security challenges, global warming, floods, desertification and drought as environmental security challenges, water and food security challenges and vulnerabilities, vulnerability mapping of environmental security challenges and risks, contributions of remote sensing to the recognition of security risks, mainstreaming early warning of conflicts and hazards and provides conceptual and policy conclusions. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA.

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

      London: John Murray, 1868. Original Cloth. Very Good. First edition, first issue. Two octavo volumes. 411pp. + 32pp ads dated april, 1867 & 496pp. + (2)pp ads dated February, 1868. Illustrated. Original green cloth titled in gilt on spine, dark green endpapers. Amoral book plate of J.A. J. Barclay with owner?'s penciled signature on title page Vol. I and on front free end paper Vol.II. Original green cloth bindings with some fraying to ends of spines without loss, corners bumped, and minor wear to covers and edges of boards. Some break in paper along inner hinges. Text is generally free of foxing, only minor spotting on front free end paper and title page of Vol. II. This is a scarce first issue of this significant work on artificial animal and plant selection as well as Darwin?'s hypothesis of pangenesis (Freeman). As noted also by Freeman, ?"This (book) represents the only section of Darwin?'s big book on the origin of species which was printed in his lifetime and corresponds to its first two intended chapters.?" (Freeman - Darwin, 877; Casey Wood,p.310; Pritzel, 2060.)

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        Natürliche Schöpfungsgeschichte (Widmungsexemplar) Gemeinverständliche wissenschaftliche Vorträge ueber die Entwicklungslehre im Allgemeinen und diejenige von Darwin, Goethe und Lamark im Besonderen, über Anwendung derselben auf den Ursprung des Menschen und andere damit zusammenhängen

      Berlin: Georg Reimer. Nur minimal berieben. Erste Ausgabe. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung Haeckel's: "Seinem verehrten Collegen, Herrn Professor Ernst Schmid z. fr. Er. Der Verfasser." Octavo, 568 (plus plates). First edition of this essential early work by the great German theoretical biologist whose early understanding of the Darwinian revolution was instrumental in bringing the concept of evolution to the attention of Europe and the world. A very good or better copy in contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, with the front wrap bound in. A presentation copy, inscribed by Haeckel on the titlepage. . Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1868. 8°. XVI, 568 Seiten sowie VIII Tafeln im Anhang. Originaler Pappband mit Rückenschild. Nur minimal berieben. Erste Ausgabe. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung Haeckel's: "Seinem verehrten Collegen, Herrn Professor Ernst Schmid z. fr. Er. Der Verfasser." Octavo, 568 (plus plates). First edition of this essential early work by the great German theoretical biologist whose early understanding of the Darwinian revolution was instrumental in bringing the concept of evolution to the attention of Europe and the world. A very good or better copy in contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, with the front wrap bound in. A presentation copy, inscribed by Haeckel on the titlepage. "Mit der „Natürlichen Schöpfungsgeschichte" (1868) unternahm Haeckel den ersten Versuch, seine in der „Generellen Morphologie" entwickelten Gedanken auch für Laien verständlich zusammenzufassen. Haeckel war ja nicht nur Zoologe, sondern eben auch der Philosoph und Freidenker, der die Arbeiten von Charles Darwin in Deutschland bekannt machte und zu einer speziellen Abstammungslehre ausbaute. Haeckels Ideen sind für die Geschichte der Evolutionstheorie von großer Bedeutung. Er definierte u. a. den Begriff ?-kologie, und erwies seine Kompetenz als Anatom. Haeckel beschrieb hunderte von neuen Arten. Inspiriert durch den Linguisten August Schleicher, mit dem er in Jena eng befreundet war, führte er Stammbäume zur Darstellung des historischen Verlaufes der Evolution in die Biologie ein" (Wikipedia).

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        The Jumping Frog and other Humorous Stories together with Wit and Humour: Poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes and Mr Sprouts his Opinions by Richard Whiteing.

      - Bound in gilt decorated blue cloth under the title Brother Jonathan's Best Things. John Camden London/George Robertson Melbourne nd c 1868. A very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRACTICAL NOTES ON WINE Signed by the author

      London, Smith, Elder and Co., 1868.. FIRST EDITION 1868, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE, 8vo, approximately 185 x 125 mm, 7¼ x 4¾ inches, pages: viii, 106, bound in original publisher's brown cloth, gilt ruled border, small gilt vignette and gilt lettering to upper cover, spine gilt lettered with 2 gilt rules, dark green endpapers. Very slight rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, tiny bump to corners of upper cover, gilt bright, small modern bookplate on front endpaper, a couple of fox spots on title page, otherwise contents clean. A very good copy. At the top of the title page Beckwith has written: "R.P. Gill Esq with the author's comp(limen)ts". Chapters on champagne, French Wines, a few pages each on the wines of Germany, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Spain and Portugal, the Paris Exhibition of 1867 with notes on the displays from all over the world, not more than a few lines on each, trade-marks and protection, wine merchants and the wine trade, why we drink wine. Beckwith was a wine merchant and juror at the Paris Exhibition and this work is a reprint of his Report on Wines for the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1867 with additions and corrections. A variant edition of the same date states this fact on the title page, precedence unknown. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 26, G124450. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        PRACTICAL NOTES ON WINE.

      - Smith Elder, 1868, first edition in book form, being a reprint of the Report on Wines for the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1867 with additions and corrections, 18 x 12 cm., 106 pages, original cloth, a little foxing mostly to the title-page & blank facing, otherwise in very good condition with very bright covers. NOTE: Variant issue with "Reprint.of the Report on Wines" etc. printed on the title page. See the Preface to Denman's "What Should We Drink?", 1868, which refers to the different issues. At least three can be identified as well as one or more issues in paper covers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Schwarzwald, / der Odenwald, Bodensee und die Rheinebene. / Handbuch für Reisende. / Mit einer Karte von Baden und Würtemberg, 8 Ansichten und 2 Panorama's in Farbendruck. - Dritte (3.), bedeutend veränderte u. vermehrte Auflage.

      . Heidelberg, Druck und Verlag von Adolph Emmerling, 1868; 16,6 cm (kl. 8°). 8 einfarbige lithographische Tafeln (Heidelberg; Baden vom Hasslich; Der Zwerribach; Freiburg; Badenweiler; Insel Meinnau am Bodensee; Zwingenberg am Neckar; Der Hirschsprung im Höllental; 2 ausklappbare mehrfarbige Lithographien (Lith. W. Creuzbauer, Carlsruhe): "Panorama von Baden vom alten Schloß aus" (ca. 11,5 (H) x 42,5 cm) und: "Alpen-Ansicht von dem Schauinsland (bei Freiburg)" (ca. 12,5 (H) x 42,5 cm): XVIII, 321 SS.; roter blindgeprägter rahmenverzierter Original-Leinwand-Band mit goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel und hinterer Innendeckel-Tasche.- Seltener und früher, gebrauchter Reiseführer mit Mängeln: Einband berieben und bestoßen; hinterer Buchdeckel am Falz gerissen und lose (durchgängige Klebeband-Spuren am hinteren Inenfalz); Titelblatt und Inhalt vereinzelt stärker braunfleckig, untere Ecken leicht bestoßen, eine Tafel lose, wenige Blätter leicht knickfaltig; Tafeln sauber. Übersichtskarte aus hinterer Innentasche fehlt! - Statt der (fehlenden) Übersichtskarte sind 5 ganzseitige Regional-Karten (aus der ersten Auflage ?) vor dem Titelblatt eingebunden, dazwischen Leerblätter mit privaten Notizen zu den einzelnen Regionen..

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        Principia mathematica.Cambridge: at the University Press, 1910-12-13.

      First edition of all three volumes of this monumental work. Complete sets of the first edition which, like ours, are not ex-library, are very rare on the market - only two such copies have sold at auction in the past 25 years. Probably named after Isaac Newton's great work, "<i>Principia Mathematica</i> was Whitehead and Russell's detailed account of their 'logicist' thesis that mathematics could be derived solely from logical concepts and by logical methods...[it] has had an influence, direct and indirect, of near Newtonian proportions upon the spheres of its chief influence: mathematical logic, set theory, the foundations of mathematics, linguistic analysis and analytical philosophy" (Grattan-Guinness, p. 89). "Whether they know it or not, all modern logicians are the heirs of Whitehead and Russell" (<i>Palgrave</i>, p. 20). "After the failure of Frege's <i>Grundgesetze</i>, due to Russell's paradox, it was the <i>Principia Mathematica</i> of Whitehead and Russell which first successfully developed mathematics within a logical framework" (<i>ibid</i>., p. 21). <br/><br/> ❧Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 16; The Collection of the Garden Ltd. 219; Norman 1868.<br/><br/> "Gottlob Frege had attempted to demonstrate logicism about arithmetic (though not geometry) in the period from 1879, when his first book, <i>Begriffsschrift</i>, was published, to 1903, when the second volume of his <i>Grundgesetze der Arithmetik</i> appeared. However, in 1902, as that second volume was in press, Russell had written to him informing him of the contradiction that he had discovered in Frege's system. Frege had attempted to respond to the contradiction - now known as Russell's paradox - in a hastily written appendix, but he soon realized that his response was inadequate and abandoned his logicist project. It was left to Russell to find a solution to the paradox and to reconstruct the logicist program accordingly. The final result was Russell's ramified theory of types and <i>Principia Mathematica</i> itself, but this theory and the logicist reconstruction in which it is embedded took a decade to develop" (<i>ibid</i>., p. viii). <br/><br/> "<i>Principia Mathematica</i> had its origins in Russell's discovery of the work of Peano at the International Congress of Philosophy held in Paris in the summer of 1900, which Peano and his supporters attended in force. To that time Russell had been working for several years attempting to develop a satisfactory philosophy of mathematics. Despite some philosophical successes ... a satisfactory outcome had always eluded him. At the conference, however, he very quickly realized that the Peano school had a set of techniques of which he could make use, and on his return from the conference he immediately set about applying them. As a result, he quickly rewrote <i>The Principles of Mathematics</i>, which he had started in 1899, finishing the new version by the end of the year. It was published, after some delay and substantial revisions of Part I, in 1903, billed as the first of two volumes. It was intended as a philosophical introduction to, and defence of, the logicist program that all mathematical concepts could be defined in terms of logic and that all mathematical theorems could be derived from purely logical axioms. It was to be followed by a second volume, done in Peano's notation, in which the logicist program would actually be carried out by providing the requisite definitions and proofs. At about the same time that Russell was finishing <i>The Principles of Mathematics</i>, he began the collaboration with his former teacher, Whitehead, that produced, many years later, <i>Principia Mathematica</i>. <br/><br/> "Whitehead in 1898 had published <i>A Treatise on Universal Algebra</i>, another first volume, in which a variety of symbolic systems were interpreted on a general, abstract conception of space. Again much detailed formal work was held over for the second volume. By September 1902 the two second volumes had merged, both authors having decided to unite in producing a joint second volume to each of their projects. This in turn grew until it constituted the three volumes of <i>Principia Mathematica</i>. The reason for the long delay in completing [<i>Principia Mathematica</i>] ... was the difficulty in dealing with a paradox that Russell had discovered around May 1901 in the set-theoretic basis of the logicist system. The natural initial supposition of that system was that a class would correspond to each propositional function of the system, intuitively the class of terms which satisfied that propositional function. This being the case, there would be a class corresponding to the propositional function '<i>x</i> is not a member of itself', and this class would be a member of itself if and only if it was not a member of itself. The problem of restricting the underlying logic so that this result could not arise while leaving it strong enough to support the mathematical superstructure that Russell and Whitehead wished to build on it absorbed many years of intense labour" (<i>ibid</i>., pp. xvi-xvii). <br/><br/> "<i>Principia Mathematica</i> proved to be remarkably influential in at least three ways. First, it popularized modern mathematical logic to an extent undreamt of by its authors. By using a notation superior to that used by Frege, Whitehead and Russell managed to convey the remarkable expressive power of modern predicate logic in a way that previous writers had been unable to achieve. Second, by exhibiting so clearly the deductive power of the new logic, Whitehead and Russell were able to show how powerful the idea of a modern formal system could be, thus opening up new work in what soon was to be called metalogic. Third, <i>Principia Mathematica</i> re-affirmed clear and interesting connections between logicism and two of the main branches of traditional philosophy, namely metaphysics and epistemology, thereby initiating new and interesting work in both of these areas. <br/><br/> "As a result, not only did <i>Principia</i> introduce a wide range of philosophically rich notions (including propositional function, logical construction, and type theory), it also set the stage for the discovery of crucial metatheoretic results (including those of Kurt Gödel, Alonzo Church, Alan Turing and others). Just as importantly, it initiated a tradition of common technical work in fields as diverse as philosophy, mathematics, linguistics, economics and computer science" (<i>Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy</i>).<br/><br/> "Although they divided up the initial responsibility for the various parts of the project, they checked each other's work and in the end produced a truly collaborative text. 'Whitehead and I make alternate recensions of the various parts of our book,' Russell explained to P. E. B. Jourdain in a letter of March 1906, 'each correcting the last recension made by the other.' There were relatively few periods of extensive personal contact between them; indeed, during the period from the autumn of 1906 to the autumn of 1909, when most of <i>Principia Mathematica</i> was actually written, Whitehead lived in Cambridge and Russell in Oxford" (Grattan-Guinness, p. 90). The final manuscript, of more than 4000 folios, was delivered to the printers on 19 October, 1909 (only a few leaves of the original manuscript are known to have survived). Publication was delayed by financial problems. In the end, Cambridge University Press contributed £300 to the cost of publication, a further £200 was obtained from the Royal Society, and the authors contributed £50 each (the latter contributions were refunded by the Press some 40 years later - but without interest!). <br/><br/> The first volume of <i>Principia Mathematica</i> was published in December 1910 in an edition of 750 copies, priced 25 shillings; volumes II and III had a print run of only 500 copies, and were priced at 30 shillings and 21 shillings, respectively. A fourth volume, dealing with the applications to geometry, was planned and much of it written, by Whitehead alone, but never published and the manuscript was destroyed shortly after his death in 1947. Complimentary copies were sent by the authors to the library of Trinity College, Cambridge (of which they both were or had been Fellows), R. G. Hawtrey (who checked over some of the text while it had been in preparation), G. G. Berry (a clerk at the Bodleian Library with remarkable abilities in mathematical logic), and Jourdain (this was the copy in the library of Haskell F. Norman). The Press sent copies to G. Peano, G. Frege, L. Couturat, J. Royce, W. E. Johnson (who had examined the manuscript for the Press), E. W. Hobson and A. R. Forsyth. Review copies were also issued, including one to G. H. Hardy. <br/><br/> The book was not a best seller. In his review of the book in the <i>Times Literary Supplement</i>, Hardy wrote: "Perhaps twenty or thirty people in England may be expected to read this book." Erwin Schrödinger went further: he said that he didn't believe that even Whitehead and Russell themselves had read all of it. Nevertheless, by the early 1920s the work was going out of print and a second edition, with three new appendices and a long new introduction, all written by Russell himself, was published in 1925-27. After 1927 Russell withdrew from logic. "After the massive achievement of <i>Principia Mathematica</i>, nothing remained but a job of cleaning up the formal foundations, a task that was essentially completed by the early 1930s, as a result of the work of Ramsey, Gödel and Tarski" (Palgrave, p. 14). <br/><br/> Norman 1868; Blackwell & Ruja A9.1a; Church, <i>Bibliography of Symbolic Logic</i>, 194.1-1 (one of a handful of works marked by Church as being "of special interest or importance"); Martin 101.01-03; Kneebone, <i>Mathematical Logic</i> (1963), p. 161ff; <i>Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940</i>, Chapter 61; <i>The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematica</i>, N. Griffin & B. Linsky (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, 2013; I. Grattan-Guinness, 'The Royal Society's financial support of the publication of Whitehead and Russell's <i>Principia Mathematica,' Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London</i>, Vol. 30 (1975), pp. 89-104.. Three volumes, large 8vo (260 x 175 mm), pp. xiii, [3], 666, [2]; [ii], xxxiv, 772; [ii], x, 491, [1]. Original publisher's dark blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Volume I: Ink notes and underlining on a few pages: pp. v, vi, vii, viii, 1, 3, 5, 8, 12, 13, 168. Upper corners of pp. 577-584 lightly creased. Volume II: small abrasion on spine where number removed. Small tear in top of spine of volume II. Ghost of bookplate on front flyleaf Ink mark on p. xxi. Volume III: skillful repair at top of spine with piece of new cloth. Bottom of spine a little frayed. Corners of covers lightly bumped. Inner hinges cracked (especially the inner front hinge). Stain in upper blank comer of pp. 463-469. Ink signature of J C Brown on front pastedown of volume III

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        Cid-Abul-Prim por Victorina Fereal de Cuendias. Madrid, imprenta de D. Anselmo Sta. Coloma, 1860. RELIE AVEC (en tête): 2). (De la même). Ode sur les Débordements du Rhône. Par V. de Féréal. Toulouse, chez Martegoute et Compagnie, 1840. 3). [ CUENDIAS (Manuel de) ]. Cartas al Gobierno por un Filósofo sin Ambición. Madrid, D. Saavedra y Compañia, 1851. AVEC (à la suite): 4). (Du même). Etudes Linguistiques. (à la fin:) Bruxelles, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Compagnie, s.d. (1868).

      - 5 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8. 1). 14pp. (1f.blanc). 2). 16pp. 3). 136pp. 4). 15pp. Cartonnage postérieur (défauts à la coiffe supérieure). 1). Edition Originale très rare, imprimée à Madrid, de ce poème d'une femme de lettres française installée dans cette ville. Aujourd'hui tombée dans l'oubli, Madame de Suberwick, née Germillon, composa plusieurs ouvrages sur l'Espagne, en particulier les "Mystères de l'Inquisition et autres sociétés secrètes d'Espagne" (1845), ouvrage "curieux" et "sérieusement anticlérical" (Caillet) qui fut traduit en plusieurs langues et qui connut de nombreuses réimpressions. Rédigé en français, avec une page de titre en espagnol, le présent poème paru sous le pseudonyme de "Victorine de Féréal" met en scène l'Espagne personnifiée sous les traits d'une "femme à l'&#156;il noir, au visage de Reine". Exemplaire offert par l'auteur à la romancière belge Estelle Crèvecoeur, dit Caroline Gravière (1821-1878) féministe d'avant-garde, "souvent comparée à George Sand" (Gubin): "A Caroline Gravière, ton humble s&#156;ur en poésie, V. de Féréal (Victorine Germillon)". Le plat supérieur de la couverture originale a été conservé. 2). Edition Originale extrêmement rare, imprimée à Toulouse, de ce poème en vers sur la prodigieuse crue du Rhône de 1840 dont le souvenir est encore présent dans la mémoire populaire. Très rare, cet opuscule "vendu au profit des victimes de l'inondation" ne se trouve répertorié dans aucune bibliothèque que nous avons consultée. Envoi autographe de l'auteur à Caroline Gravière. Exemplaire non rogné, dont la couverture originale a été conservée. 3). Edition Originale très rare de ce recueil de lettres adressées à différentes personnalités espagnoles (la reine Isabel II, les députés, les ministres, etc.). Professeur à l'Institut Royal de Madrid, Manuel de Cuendias écrivit en collaboration avec Madame de Suberwick plusieurs ouvrages, tel "L'Espagne pittoresque, artistique et monumentale" (1848), qui eut un grand succès. Rarissime, le présent ouvrage porte l'inscription "tomo 1" sur la page de titre, mais ne semble pas avoir eu de suite. Envoi de l'auteur sur le faux-titre, avec l'inscription manuscrite suivante: "A Mr. Bulens, hommage de la plus haute considération, l'auteur M. Cuendias". 4). Très rare tiré-à-part imprimé à Bruxelles. Manuel de Cuendias y prône les avantages de l'apprentissage des langues vivantes. 1). Dionisio Hidalgo, Diccionario general de bibliografía española, 1862, p. 402. Sur Caroline Gravière, cf. Eliane Gubin, Dictionnaire des femmes belges: XIXe et Xxe siècles, (2006), p. 126. Manque à la BN. Inconnu à Palau. 2). Manque à la BN. 3). Manque à la BN. Inconnu à Palau. 4). Manque à la BN. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dealing with the Fairies

      London: Strahan & Co., 1868. Original gilt and blindstamped cloth. Second issue. Woodcut illustrations throughout by Arthur Hughes. The second issue is uncommon and no recorded by Bulloch or Osborne. Expertly rebacked retaining original cloth. Near fine internally

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        Extensive autograph notes, on 2 pages folio and 2 pages 4to (one corner torn away).

      - Described (in pencil in another hand) as notes written in 1868 for an analysis or review of a work of Dupanloup on education. Felix-Antoine-Philibert Dupanloup (1802-1878, Bishop of Orléans) had been a prominent supporter of the Loi Falloux (1851), which, under the guise of freedom of education, had restored much of the church's tradition influence in education.

      [Bookseller: John Wilson Manuscripts Ltd ABA ILAB]
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        Travels in the East Indian archipelago.

      Murray London 1868 - First edition. 8vo., 555pp., 5 pages ads at end, frontispiece, large folding map, 35 illustrations, original red cloth gilt, pictorial gilt vignette to upper cover, spine lightly faded, old stamp to title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia; With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People

      London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1868, 1st Edition. () [i-v], vi-xii, 409, [3]. Very good. 12mo. Publisher's red cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Boards with border stamped in black and image of shackles stamped in gilt to front board. Light shelfwear to boards. Discrete professional restoration to spine. Foredge uncut. Old adhesive stain to first few pages. Foxing to first and last few pages, else only occasional foxing throughout. Illustrated with 8 full page plates. A scarce Abyssinia travel narrative by Henry Blanc, who gives his first hand accounts of Ethiopia including its scenery, people and late Emperor Téwodros II (Theodore). The author was taken captive in Ethiopia for a time, and the shackles stamped to the front board of the book are an illustration of those used on him. A very scarce title..

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