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        Der Preußische Ordens-Herold

      1868. . Der Preußische Ordens-Herold. Zusammenstellung sämmtlicher Urkunden, Statuten und Verordnungen über die Preußischen Orden und Ehrenzeichen. Von F. W. Hoeftmann. Mit 18 Tafeln in Farbendruck. - Berlin : Mittler, 1868. - 204 S., Taf. I - XVIII. 30,5 x 23,5 cm. Neuzeitlicher dunkelgrüner Leinenband mit goldenem RTitel. - Beigebunden ist der Nachtrag zum Hauptwerk. - Berlin, 1871. - 20 S., Taf. XIX. Mit brosch. Deckblatt. - Jeder Tafel ist ein Schutzblatt vormontiert. /3 Bibliotheksstempel auf Titel sowie im Nachtrag auf Deckblatt, Titel und 1 Stempel auf nachfolgender S., mit Nummern und Streichungen, 1 Blatt mit Anstreichungen, 1 Blatt im Nachtrag eingerissen, Seiten leicht gebräunt, fingerfleckig/ - Laut beiliegendem Kaufbeleg wurde das Buch 1977 im Zentralantiquariat der DDR in Leipzig für 100 Mark erworben. Seltene Originalausgabe.

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        Autograph Manuscript, signed of his translation, Robert Fulton A Historical Novel, by Johannes Carsten Hauch (1790-1872)

      [Published in New York: Macdonald & Palmer, 1868. Written in ink on rectos (mostly) of ruled paper, 7 leaves of preliminaries, pp. 1-201 (Part 1); 1-205 (part 2). With numerous corrections and deletions. 1 vols. 4to (7-3/4 x 9-7/8 inches). Bound in three quarter brown calf and marbled boards. Skillfully rebacked, with remainder of original spine laid down, Binder's ticket "E. Bosqui Book-Binding 517 Clay Street (San Fransisco)". Written in ink on rectos (mostly) of ruled paper, 7 leaves of preliminaries, pp. 1-201 (Part 1); 1-205 (part 2). With numerous corrections and deletions. 1 vols. 4to (7-3/4 x 9-7/8 inches). Historical Novel on Robert Fulton. Hauch's work, ROBERT FULTON: EN FORTÆLLING was first published in Copenhagen in 1853; Sinding's English translation was published in New York, by Macdonald & Palmer, in 1868. In his translator's Preface, Sinding (1812-1887) introduces the author to the American reader: "The name of the Danish poet and novelist Hans Christian Andersen, has long been a household word in England and the United States. The refined affection of his characters, the delicacy of his speech, and the grace of his style, have endeared him to all intelligent and tasteful people both in the old and new world. The author of this present work, J.C. Hauch, is his intimate friend, but none of his numerous works have yet, so far as I know, found their way to this country, while on account of the brilliancy of his talents, the profoundness of his learning, and the descriptive power of his gigantic mind, he has won for himself an illustrious name on the continent as a poet and writer. I, therefore, willingly complied with the request made to me both by the author himself, and by several other literary men from Copenhagen, my native place, to dress in an English garment this American subject...".

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        Flore Illustré de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des Orchidées

      Nice: Caisson et Mignon, 1868. First edition. skillfully re-backed in half green morocco over green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers and speckled edges. Slight rubbing of slightly repaired corners, else fine. Quarto. Illustrated with 63 hand coloured full page plates (all plates present) Barla was Director of the Museum of Natural History in Nice and the volume is an important book on the orchids of southern France[Nissen BBI, 78. Stafleu & Cowan Suppl. I, 20.221].

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        The Origin and Early History of Masonry

      MASONIC PUBLISHING AND MANF, 432 BROOME STREET NEW YORK 1868 - Front Cover impressed design. Former owner book plates on front paste down page. DATE PUBLISHED: 1868 EDITION: 168 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flore IllustrŽ de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des OrchidŽes

      Caisson et Mignon, Nice 1868 - Quarto. skillfully re-backed in half green morocco over green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers and speckled edges. Illustrated with 63 hand coloured full page plates (all plates present). Barla was Director of the Museum of Natural History in Nice and the volume is an important book on the orchids of southern France. [Nissen BBI, 78. Stafleu & Cowan Suppl. I, 20.221]. Slight rubbing of slightly repaired corners, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flore Illustré de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des Orchidées

      Nice: Caisson et Mignon, 1868. First edition. skillfully re-backed in half green morocco over green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers and speckled edges. Slight rubbing of slightly repaired corners, else fine. Quarto. Illustrated with 63 hand coloured full page plates (all plates present) Barla was Director of the Museum of Natural History in Nice and the volume is an important book on the orchids of southern France [Nissen BBI, 78. Stafleu & Cowan Suppl. I, 20.221].

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        Le camp des bourgeois EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: E. Dentu, 1868. Fine. E. Dentu, Paris 1868, 12,5x19cm, broché. - Edition of wich no leading copies exists. autograph dedication of the author decorated with many original illustrations hors texte Gustave Courbet. Back slightly cracked head also having a slight lack. Emile Zola quotes in this book 'The Event illustrated' of May 5, 1868: 'this is a work that will feel. The author is a utility shortcuts arm falling on the lazy and idle bourgeoisie. (...) Courbet could hardly find a text whose spirit would suit best kind of talent. The Franc-Comtois had to rejoice in him that advocacy peasants, rude children of the earth. Also, as he began to willingly dauber the bourgeois gentlemen who can not distinguish a shovel a rake! Each of his designs is a satire. ' Very rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Ouvrage orné de nombreuses illustrations originales hors texte de Gustave Courbet. Dos légèrement fendillé en tête comportant également un léger manque. Emile Zola cite cet ouvrage dans 'L'Evénement illustré' du 5 mai 1868: 'c'est là une œuvre qui fera sensation. L'auteur est un utilitaire tombant à bras raccourcis sur la bourgeoisie fainéante et oisive. (...) Courbet ne pouvait guère trouver un texte dont l'esprit convînt mieux à son genre de talent. Le Franc-Comtois a dû se réjouir en lui de ce plaidoyer en faveur des paysans, des rudes enfants de la terre. Aussi, comme il s'est mis volontiers à dauber les bourgeois, les messieurs qui ne sauraient distinguer une pelle d'un râteau ! Chacun de ses dessins est une satire.' Très rare.

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        A Journey in Brazil

      Inscribed by Louis Agassizand Elizabeth Cary Agassiz (in Louis' handwriting)to their friends Anna and Otto DreselBoston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868HardcoverInscription is on first endpaper. Dedicated to Anna Loring Dresel and Otto Dresel, an acclaimed German pianist. Represents Boston's adventurous and accomplished social circle of the mid-to-late 1800s.Two small closed tears on the page just above the dedication. Small piece of the signed endpage missing.Binding is broken: cracked in gutter between pastedown and signed endpaper. Some pages loose, but all present. Corners a little bumped, headband and tail rubbed and lightly frayed. Some soiling to the cover, as to be expected from a book of this age.A unique and precious item in need of a little doctoring.Additional photos or description available upon request.

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        Signed Carte de Visite Photograph

      Sarony's, New York 1868 - Carte de visite photograph. Backmark of Sarony's Gallery on Broadway in New York. Image approximately 2.5" x 3.5" on a slightly larger card. Slightest soiling, else just about fine. Clearly and legibly Signed on the verso in purple ink: "With regards of Horation Alger, Jr." Portrait chest-high image of the well-dressed Alger, probably in his mid-to-late 30s. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Moonstone A Romance

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 18, Catherine Street, Strand, 1868. First edition, with half-titles in each volume. viii, 315, [1]; [iv], 297, [1], [2, ads]; [iv], 309, [1], [2, ads] pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Some spotting to the margins of vol. I text, else near fine. First edition, with half-titles in each volume. viii, 315, [1]; [iv], 297, [1], [2, ads]; [iv], 309, [1], [2, ads] pp. 3 vols. 8vo. A Classic of Detective Fiction. Collins' classic work of detective fiction, which T.S. Eliot praised as "The first, the longest and the best of modern detective stories" Parrish & Miller, pp. 72-3; Haycraft Queen "Cornerstone"; Glover & Greene [74]; Sadleir 598; Wolff 1368

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        Signed portrait lithograph

      Boston: , 1868. Black and white lithograph mounted on buff card. Mount size: 29.9 x 24.8 cm. Sheet size: 16.8 x 11. 6 cm. A pale water stain to the left-hand margin of lithograph, mount with slightly worn and chipped edges, and a couple of short closed tears. In very good condition. Presented in a dark brown wooden frame and UV glass. Appealing lithograph portrait of Charles Dickens in profile, inscribed by Dickens in blue ink on the mount: "Charles Dickens, Boston, 26 February 1868". Dickens's second reading tour of America, which lasted from December 1867 to April 1868 and left him physically exhausted, was nonetheless a success both artistically and commercially. 26 February found the author between readings at the Tremont Temple, Boston, where he presumably inscribed this portrait.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      London: Macmillan, 1868. A very early impression with "Thirteenth Thousand" to the title page; pp. 192; illustrated by John Tenniel including tissue-guarded frontispiece; all edges gilt; original black-coated endpapers. Original maroon cloth with gilt vignette of Alice to the front board and the cat to the rear, gilt lettering to the spine. Binding good with an old stain to the front board, rear board only slightly marked, edges a little rubbed, a little more so to head/tail of the spine and corners, gilt remains unusually bright to the spine. Contents clean and tight, neat, contemporary gift inscription to the half-title page, slight reading wear otherwise unmarked, both endpapers original, front end paper slightly worn at hinge, rear end paper very slightly trimmed at fore-edge. Overall, a good to very good early copy.. Early Edition. Red Cloth. Good. Illus. by Tenniel, John. 8vo.

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        La Pêche et les Poissons. Nouveau Dictionnaire Général des Pêches ; Precédé d'une Préface par Aug. Duméril

      Delgrave & Cie, Paris 1868 - First edition. With 48 finely produced chromolithographic plates by A. Mesnel, heightened with gum, and more than 1000 wood engraved illustrations in text. xv, 859 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Superb Chromolithographic Plates. First edition of this comprehensive work, with excellent plates of fish by Mesnel. Vicaire IV, 739-730; Heckscher 229; Nissen, Fischbücher, 16; Nissen ZBI, 2334 (noting 45 plates); Albert Petit 1332; DBF XVIII, 1343 Publisher's quarter red morocco gilt, and pebbled cloth boards rulled in blind. Some light foxing, not affecting plates. Faint rubbing to extremities. Very good plus With 48 finely produced chromolithographic plates by A. Mesnel, heightened with gum, and more than 1000 wood engraved illustrations in text. xv, 859 pp. 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Life Among the Mormons, and a March to their Zion; to which is added a Chapter on the Indians of the Plains and Mountains of the West

      Moorhead, Simpson & Bond, New York - 1868. First edition. Original dark brown cloth, stamped with blind rules on the covers and lettered in gilt on the spine. With a frontispiece portrait of Brigham Young. The first eleven chapters constitute a narrative of his journey accompanying troops from Fort Leavenworth Kansas to Camp Douglas in the Utah Territory, overlooking Salt Lake City. The next two chapters describe the Salt Lake Valley, the City of Salt Lake and the lake itself. The next seven chapters discuss the Mormons, their doctrines and practices, and the final chapter deals with the plains Indians. The work is taken from the author's pocket diary and from a series of letters he wrote to the editor of the New Orleans Advocate. Spine tips worn, else a sound clean copy. Rare. Eberstadt 106:323, Howes (1994 edition) W-154. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vier Herren zu einer Besprechung am Tisch sitzend.

      - Bleistift, aquarelliert, auf aufgewalztem gelblichem China, links unten signiert „R. Großmann", rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert „Originalzeichnung 23". 25:40 cm. Provenienz: Aus dem Nachlaß des Malers Robert Hoffmann (1868-1935). Vermutlich Vorzeichnung für eine Graphik, mit Werkstattspuren. Nach einem Studium an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie ging Großmann 1905-1914 nach Paris, wo er Schüler von L. Simon (1861-1945) war und freundschaftliche Kontakte zu L. Feininger (1881-1955) und H. Matisse (1869-1954) unterhielt. Anschließend verbrachte er einige Jahre in Berlin; zahlreiche Reisen erneut nach Paris, nach Schweden, in die Schweiz und nach Italien schlossen sich an. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Berlin lehrte er an der Kunstakademie, wurde jedoch 1934 aus politischen Gründen entlassen. Großmann gilt neben Emil Orlik (1870-1932) als der bedeutendste deutsche Graphiker der 20er Jahre.

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        GENEALOGIA, REAL DESPACHO DE NOBLEZA Y ARMAS DEL ILUSTRE SEÑOR DON JOSE DE ESTEVE Y THOMAS

      1868 Madrid. 1868. 38X30. Sellado. 40h (hojas de mucho grosor). Piel. Coloreado a mano. Linaje de D. José de Esteve y Tomàs hermano del Gran personaje D. Gil Esteve y Tomàs Sacerdote de la diócesis de Barcelona, Tortosa y Solsona muy apreciado por su buen hacer (adjuntamos documento de Gil Esteve del año 1931 sobre sus meritos y trabajos). Magnífica Obra encuardernada dorada y con toques de color a mano dignos de magna publicación. Ref 8.1 Biblioteca A. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Natürliche Schöpfungsgeschichte [Widmungsexemplar / Inscribed asscoiation copy]. 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 zusammenhängende Grundfragen der Naturwissenschaft. Mit Tafeln, Holzschnitten, systematischen und genealogischen Tabellen.

      Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1868.. First Edition. 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 Ökologie, 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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        Vier Herren zu einer Besprechung am Tisch sitzend.

      . Bleistift, aquarelliert, auf aufgewalztem gelblichem China, links unten signiert "R. Großmann", rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert "Originalzeichnung 23". 25:40 cm. Provenienz: Aus dem Nachlaß des Malers Robert Hoffmann (1868-1935). Vermutlich Vorzeichnung für eine Graphik, mit Werkstattspuren.. Nach einem Studium an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie ging Großmann 1905-1914 nach Paris, wo er Schüler von L. Simon (1861-1945) war und freundschaftliche Kontakte zu L. Feininger (1881-1955) und H. Matisse (1869-1954) unterhielt. Anschließend verbrachte er einige Jahre in Berlin; zahlreiche Reisen erneut nach Paris, nach Schweden, in die Schweiz und nach Italien schlossen sich an. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Berlin lehrte er an der Kunstakademie, wurde jedoch 1934 aus politischen Gründen entlassen. Großmann gilt neben Emil Orlik (1870-1932) als der bedeutendste deutsche Graphiker der 20er Jahre.

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        Annual Report of Howard University?for the Year 1867-8

      Washington D.C.: Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1868. First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Original printed grey wrappers with a woodcut illustration of Howard University on rear cover. Wrappers a little darkened at edges, otherwise fine. First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. The First Annual Report. The first annual report of Howard University, which was founded in 1867 and named after Oliver Otis Howard, a veteren Union general who headed the Freedman's Bureau and who was instrumental in the founding of the univeristy, and indeed served as its President from 1869 throgh 1874. Founded originally to meet the needs of the newly freed slaves, university began with two academic departments, four students and a faculty of one. Today about 25% of all lawyers and 50% of all Afro-American engineers and architects are graduates of Howard University. This fragile publication prints the original Act of Incorporation, the list of Trustees and Officers, faculty members, Treasurer's Report, etc., and a stirring summation of the goals and history of the university from its President, B. Sunderland. Truly a milestone in the history of Afro-American education.

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        Crónica de Burgos, Logroño y del País Vasco-Navarro (Navarra, Guipúzcoa, Vizcaya, Alava) Crónica General de España, o sea, Historia Ilustrada y Descriptiva de sus Provincias, .

      1866/1867/1868/1865. Editorial Aquiles Ronchi/ Rubio, Girilo y Vitturi. - Imp. de la Iberia/ Imp. J.R. Morete. Barcelona. . 1 Vol. . 112 + 63+ 112 + 80 + 164 + 78 pp. Folio. Media Piel. Local España (Burgos, La Rioja), Vasco-Navarro (General) . Volumen facticio de la obra histórica de caracter general sobre las provincias de Burgos, Logroño y País Vasco-Navarro de la colección "Crónica General de España". Ejemplar con gran profusión de grabados xilográficos intertexto. Obra estimada y apreciada para la historiografía del País Vasco y norte de España. Ejemplar encuadernado en media piel con nervios y dorados en lomera. .

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        Inaugural Ceremonies in honour of the opening of Fountain Gardens Pais

      1868. NIVEN, James Craig. Inaugural Ceremonies in honour of the opening of Fountain Gardens Paisley.iv, 86 pp, (including list of subscribers), engraved portrait frontis and 6 full page engraved plates; Large 4to., 312 x 280 mm, bound in original green cloth covered bevelled boards, the title blocked in gilt within a floriate cartouche to the centre of the upper board, the design repeated in blind to the centre of the lower board, both boards with a decorative border blocked in blind, all edges gilt. Paisley: J. & J. Cook, 1868.The Fountain Gardens stand on the site of Hope Temple Gardens developed by John Love, a local manufacturer in 1797. At his death in 1827 the land passed into the care of his trustees, and it was from them that John Coats of J & P Coats of Paisley, thread manufacturers, purchased the site in 1866. He commissioned the Glasgow Landscape architect, James Craig Niven, a former assistant of Joseph Paxton, to lay out a new park to be gifted to Paisley for the use of the townsfolk. The design was broadly geometric in plan with wide avenues leading to an ornate fountain at their centre. A particular feature of the gardens was the elaborate cast ironwork supplied by the firm of George Smith & Company of the Sun Foundry in Glasgow, which included lamps, railings, gates and a new verandah. On the 26th May, 1868, the park was formally handed over to the care of Paisley Town Council. The present work is a detailed record of the design of the gardens and the ceremonies and festivities that attended their inauguration.Although well-represented in institutional collections, this title rarely appears for sale. Some offsetting from the plates, otherwise a bright, fresh copy.Provenance: Old ink presentation inscription to the recto of the half-title, 'Presented By The Philosphical Society of Paisley To The Public Library at Maidstone. Hugh Cowan President Paisley 20 Oct. 1873'; neat rubber ink stamp 'Withdrawn from Maidstone Museum Library', to same.The Drawing Room Edition, one of 600 copies.

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        Über den Gebrauch der heraldischen Helm-Zierden im Mittelalter.

      Stuttgart, Julius Weise, 1868 - 4°, Fronti., 63 S., VIII lithographierte Tafeln (davon 1 mehrfarbig); , Privat-HLwd. m. Rückenschild, Etwas stockfleckig. Beigebunden: - Franz Graf v. Meran «Der Pranckher Helm aus Stift Seckau», Graz, Verlag des Steiermärk.-Lanschaftl. Joanneums, 1878, 24 S:, 3 Tafeln; - Franz Graf v. Meran «Der sogenannte Leobener Helm im Joanneum zu Graz», 1878, 8 S., 2 lithogr. Taf.; - Graf Wilczek «Erinnerungen eines Waffensammlers,» 24 S., 14 Taf. Vortrag gehalten am Geselschaftsabend Oestwerreichischer Kunstfreunde zu Wien, 3. 12. 1903.Ausserdem beigebunden 2 handschfriftliche Briefe aus dem Jahr 1878 von Franz Graf v. Meran und ein handschriftliches Antwortschreiben des Graf Wilczek bezogen auf die beiden Helmpublikationen.- Friedrich Karl I. Joseph, Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst (1814-1884). 1850 wurde er zum russischen General à la suite ernannt und kam während des Krimkriegs 1854 erneut nach St. Petersburg. Bei der Krönung des Zaren Alexander II. wurde er russischer Generaladjutant. Friedrich zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst gilt als bedeutender deutscher Heraldiker und als Begründer der modernen Siegelkunde. Auf dem Gebiet der Heraldik hat er sich durch den wissenschaftlichen Nachweis des heraldischen Pelzwerkes und seiner Bedeutung verdient gemacht.- Franz Graf v. Meran (1839-1891)- Johann Nepomuk Graf Wilczek (1837-1922) österreichischer Polarforscher und Kunstmäzen. Hans Wilczek war der wichtigste Förderer der Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition von Julius Payer und Carl Weyprecht in den Jahren 1872 bis 1874. Mit seinem Geld wurde der Schoner S/X Admiral Tegetthoff gebaut und die nötige umfangreiche Ausstattung für die Expedition gekauft. Das k.u.k. Heeresmuseum (heute Heeresgeschichtliches Museum) in Wien fand in Graf Wilczek einen besonderen Förderer. Unter dem Vorsitz von Kronprinz Rudolf und Erzherzog Wilhelm war er Mitglied des 1885 gegründeten Komitees, dem die Bildung und Ausgestaltung des Museums oblag, das am 25. Mai 1891 durch Kaiser Franz Joseph eröffnet wurde. Zwischen 1874 und 1906 ließ Wilczek die monumentale Burg Kreuzenstein bei Wien als Museum für seine umfangreichen Kunstsammlungen errichten. 800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dorf Splügen" originales Aquarell ca.48x35cm; signiert, betitelt und bezeichnet "München" um 1890 [Das stimmungsvolle Blatt wurde im alten zeitgenössischen Rahmen (66,5x52,5cm) fachmännisch unter säurefreiem Passepartout hinter Glas gerahmt.]

      - Der Künstler war der Sohn des Malers Johann Georg Christian Perlberg. 1868 bis 1875 erhielt er seine Ausbildung an der Nürnberger Kunstgewerbeschule und in Paris. Anschließend unternahm er mehrere Orientreisen. Perlberg war als Architektur- und Landschaftsmaler tätig.

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        DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNE DE L'ARCHITECTURE FRANCAISE DU XIE AU XVIE SIECLE - EN 8 TOMES - TOMES 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 9 + 10 - MANQUE LES TOMES 7 ET 8.

      B.BANCE 1868 - R240092373: XVI + 506 + 544 + 512 + 509 + 563 + 458 + 554 + environ 400 pages (non paginé) - nombreuses figures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte - contre plats jaspés - coins frottés - dos à 4 nerfs - titre + auteur + filets + tomaison dorés sur le dos - dos légèrement frottés - quelques rousseurs sans conséquence sur la lecture - gravure en noir et blanc sous serpente en frontispice dans le tome 10 - coiffes abîmées sur le tome 10 - 6 photos disponibles . Manque les tomes 7 et 8 . In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 720-Architecture [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Am vierwaldstädter See" originales Aquarell ca.48x35cm; signiert, betitelt und bezeichnet "München" um 1890 [Das stimmungsvolle Blatt wurde im alten zeitgenössischen Rahmen (66,5x52,5cm) fachmännisch unter säurefreiem Passepartout hinter Glas gerahmt.]

      - Der Künstler war der Sohn des Malers Johann Georg Christian Perlberg. 1868 bis 1875 erhielt er seine Ausbildung an der Nürnberger Kunstgewerbeschule und in Paris. Anschließend unternahm er mehrere Orientreisen. Perlberg war als Architektur- und Landschaftsmaler tätig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        ALTMÜHLTAL. - Die Altmülalp das heißt: das Altmülthal mit dem Flußgebiete innerhalb seines Berglandes, topographisch, historisch und landschaftlich dargestellt.

      Krüll'sche Buchhandlung (Ed. Weiß),, Ingolstadt, 1868 - 18,5 x 13 cm. VIII, 223 S., 1 Bl. Mit gestoch. Titel, 9 Tafeln und zahlr. Textabbildungen in Holzstich nach Zeichnungen von Gustav Schröpler. Pfeiffer 508; Lentner 6119: "Selten". - Unter den Abbildungen Eichstätt, Pappenheim, Dollnstein, Plankstetten, Berching, Beilngries, Riedenburg, Randegg, Kelheim und Wellheim, Kipfenberg uvm. - Einband angestaubt unt leicht berieben. Durchgehend leicht fleckig. - Hübsches Exemplar im Originaleinband!

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        Vijf jaren in Japan. (1857-1863). Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Japansche Keizerrijk en zijne bevolking. (2 vol. set).

      Leiden, Van den Heuvell & Van Santen, 1867-1868. - 2 vols. XII+335+(1);VI+357+(1) pp. Complete with 2 col. lithogr. frontisp. & 12 plates (incl. 10 col. lithogr.), folding map in the rear of vol. II. List of subscribers. Hardcover. Later cloth-backed boards. (Lib. binding; stamp "Koloniaal Museum Haarlem" & small sticker on titles; light foxing to 3 plates; overall condition: bindings good, contents VG/fine). * Landwehr, Dutch books with coloured plates, 395; Tiele, 873; Cordier, 588. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Little Women

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868. First Edition. Very Good. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868 & 1870. First Edition set, complete in two volumes. Volume I is a first printing, with 1868 on the title and copyright page; no mention of Part Two on page 341. Volume 2 is an early printing dated 1870 on the title page and 1869 on the copyright page. Recently rebound in half leather with marbled paper and end sheets. Text blocks slightly vary in size, though bindings are identical dimensions. Good. Pages show creasing, edge wear including several short tears and a few instances of chipping, staining and foxing; date and number written in ink on the first page of text. A lovely set.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        REPRINT: CHIKUTO SHIKUNSHI GAFU: ALBUM OF PAINTINGS OF THE FOUR PARAGONS: BAMBOO, CHRYSANTHEMUM, ORCHID & PLUM.

      A LOVELY ZEN INSPIRED ILLUSTRATED SKETECHBOOK [Kyoto n.d. ca 1868 - Unsodo]. Dark grey boards, very clean,accordion folded, 2 vol. set, 18 x 26.5 cm.,[29]double colorSumi type woodcut illustrations, bright copy, reprint of theKyoto 1854 First Edition, complete, nicely done. SCARCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        GENEALOGIA, REAL DESPACHO DE NOBLEZA Y ARMAS DEL ILUSTRE SEÑOR DON JOSE DE ESTEVE Y THOMAS

      1868 Madrid. 1868. 38X30. Sellado. 40h (hojas de mucho grosor). Piel. Coloreado a mano. Linaje de D. José de Esteve y Tomàs hermano del Gran personaje D. Gil Esteve y Tomàs Sacerdote de la diócesis de Barcelona, Tortosa y Solsona muy apreciado por su buen hacer (adjuntamos documento de Gil Esteve del año 1931 sobre sus meritos y trabajos). Magnífica Obra encuardernada dorada y con toques de color a mano dignos de magna publicación. Ref 8.1 Biblioteca A. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Albany Law School Class Album

      New York, 1868. Hardcover. Very Good+. Full brown morocco, boards ornately ruled in gilt, "Autographs" stamped in gilt on upper board; oblong 8vo (198 x 127 mm); contains 78 small albumen photographs (each about 30 x 35 mm) of law school students and faculty, mounted usually to the recto but, sometimes, also to the verso. All are signed by the subject, usually also listing his religion and political affiliation, and sometimes including an inscription. The first 3 leaves are signed by the founders of the school, Ira Harris, Amasa J. Parker, and Amos Dean. Many of the students went on to have distinguished law careers -- probably very, very serious careers. An album so humorless that it's funny, one student lists his religion as "liberal" and his political affiliation as "rad rep"; another is a "free thinker" and "democrat"; another is "epis" and "1/2 Republican." The final leaf is reserved for "Jeremy Alexander, The Janitor." Some fabulous 19th-century hair-styles on display. Binding a bit scuffed. Contents fine.

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        Little Women

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868. First Edition. Very Good. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868 & 1870. First Edition set, complete in two volumes. Volume I is a first printing, with 1868 on the title and copyright page; no mention of Part Two on page 341. Volume 2 is an early printing dated 1870 on the title page and 1869 on the copyright page. Recently rebound in half leather with marbled paper and end sheets. Text blocks slightly vary in size, though bindings are identical dimensions. Good. Pages show creasing, edge wear including several short tears and a few instances of chipping, staining and foxing; date and number written in ink on the first page of text. A lovely set.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Geschichte des fürstlichen Hauses Liechtenstein. 3 Bände. Wien, Braumüller 1868-1882. Gr. 8°. X. 512 S.; VI, 408 S.; VIII, 426 S. Mit zus.14 (meist mehrf. gef.) Beilagen (Stammtafeln), Hlwd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      . . Erste Ausgabe.- Durch ein ausf. Namens- u. Ortsregister erschlossen.- Titel recto u. verso gestempelt, sonst gutes Ex.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        [ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH SHOWING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RAILROAD BRIDGE IN THE GREEN RIVER VALLEY, WITH CITADEL ROCK IN THE BACKGROUND, CAPTIONED ON VERSO:] No. 78. CITADEL ROCK. TEMPORARY & PERMANENT BRIDGES AT GREEN RIVER

      [Wyoming Territory. 1868].. Albumen photograph, mounted on card at a period date, captioned in manuscript on verso. Image size: 8 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches. Sheet size: 13 3/4 x 17 inches. Image faded, some chips at edges of the card mount, else very good. In a museum quality rag mat. The dream of a transcontinental railroad stirred the imaginations of many Americans during the 19th century. It was not until 1862, when President Lincoln signed the Pacific Railroad Act, that the first serious steps toward a transcontinental railroad project got underway. Soon thereafter the federally subsidized Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad companies took up the massive task of building the railroad, a project which shifted into high gear with the end of the Civil War. The Union Pacific was responsible for construction westward from Omaha, while the Central Pacific built the line east from San Francisco. By 1868 the Union Pacific had reached Wyoming and was pressing west rapidly. Andrew J. Russell was born in New Hampshire and grew up in New York. Originally trained as a painter, he served as a photographer for Union military railroads during the Civil War. In 1868 the Union Pacific Railroad employed him to record its transcontinental progress in evocative images that documented both remarkable engineering efforts and equally impressive natural scenery. As the railroad made its way across Wyoming and into Utah, Russell made three trips along the line, one in 1868 and two in 1869, to photograph its progress, its bridges, locomotives, towns en route, awe-inspiring scenery, and ultimately the famed Golden Spike ceremony, when the Union and Central Pacific Railroads met at Promontory Point, Utah on May 10, 1869. The present image was photographed in Wyoming Territory's Green River Valley in the winter of 1868. In the image, a temporary wooden trestle bridge is seen along the right, with a locomotive on it; along the left runs a stone bridge under construction. A reduced version of this image appeared in Hayden's SUN PICTURES OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCENERY. The completion of the first trans- continental railroad, perhaps more than any other single event, enabled the settlement of the West, ushering in a new era in American history.

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        The Grammar of Ornament

      Bernard Quaritch, London 1868 - The quintessential sourcebook for decorative designs and the decorative arts in the 19th century. 157 pp, 112 plates. Folio. Scuffing to covers, gold embossed decorative design to front cover still sharp. Spine has wear and small losses but was rebacked at some point in its life making it a very serviceable volume. Hinges were strengthened and new endpapers added when rebacked. All edges gilt. Very clean, bright illustrations throughout. A nice, tight copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery, ABAA/ILAB]
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        CONDENSED TIME TABLE Of The ERIE RAILWAY. Broad Gauge Double Track Route. From New York to All Principal Points South, South-West, West & North- West, Also to the Great Oil Regions of Pennsylvania. June. 1868.

      [New York?]: 1868 - Full sheet map of the "Great Broad Gauge -- Double Track Route". Age-toning. Old tape reinforcement along folds. A couple short edge tears. Very Good. Unfolded: 10-7-8" x 13-3/4". Folded: 5-1/2" x 3-1/2". 1st printing thus, i.e., of this June schedule. No copies found on OCLC, though one each of the 1864 & 1866 are recorded. One sheet, printed both sides, and fold thrice to form a pocket-sized brochure. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        The Moonstone

      London, Tinsley Brothers. 1868., 1868. First Editions. 3 vols. 8vo. 315pp + 297pp + 309pp. Bound in contemporary half burgundy morocco over cloth boards, slightly rubbed, a little sunned to spines and with some signs of discreet professional repair to the spine ends. Minor edgewear and shelfwear to extremities. A little rippling to cloth on Vol II. Plain endpapers, occasional light soiling otherwise internally clean. No half titles. All three volumes are clean, tight, bright and strong. A handsome uniform set. A surprisingly deep and sensitive novel for what is basically a detective story about a cursed Indian diamond looted from the siege of Seringapatam. The vengeful brahmin are considerably more devout and loyal than our home grown religious types, the careless injustice of the late Victorian social system is heavily underscored and the imaginitively named Sergeant Cuff, come to set all in order, is tenacious in spite (or perhaps because) of it. Wilkie Collins is mainly known for two novels but wrote nigh on 30, collaborating with Dickens and Mrs. Gaskell amongst others. He was hopelessly addicted to laudanum for the pain of his arthritis, to such an extent that he was troubled by hallucinations (of another version of himself, oddly enough) and actually didn't remember having written much of the Moonstone. He also never married, but instead achieved the not too standard feat of having two fully committed relationships with two different women at the same time without being set on fire or mysteriously falling out of a window. An important book from an important writer...with an impressive beard. Bleiler.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Les Alpes - descriptions et recits. Avec seize illustrations d'apres les dessins de E. Rittmeyer.

      Bale & Geneve, H. Georg, 1868,. gr. in-8°, 2 ff. (titre illustre + 3 p. de 'critiques de presse') + VIII (Avant-Propos de 1867) + 448 p. + IV (catalogue des editions Georg), illustre de 16 planches xylogravees, rousseurs, signet, tres belle reliure en demi-maroquin rouge, dos a faux nerfs richement decore d'entrelacs dores, plats recouverts de percaline rouge avec encadrements a froid, legeres traces d'usure (charnieres superieures), tranches dorees.. Premiere edition francaise, bel exemplaire. Ce grand classique illustre de la litterature geographique sur les Alpes fut publie en allemand et en anglais pour la premiere fois en 1861: "Depuis l'ouvrage de Tschudi, aucun autre n'a presente la nature de la grande Chaine des Alpes avec plus de verite et de fraicheur, en tenant compte des donnees de la science" (Europe, chronique litteraire). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 398, se trompe: 1869 1ere ed.!; DHBS II/71; BSL III/87 (mentionne la premiere edition francaise en 1869).

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        Thierkunde. Kritisch-berichtigter Text, mit deutscher Übersetzung, sachlicher und sprachlicher Erklärung und vollständigem Index von H. Aubert und Fr. Wimmer. 2 Bände.

      Leipzig, Engelmann, 1868. - (23,5 x 15,5 cm). VIII, 543 S./ (2) 498 S. Mit 7 lithographierten Tafeln. Dekorative Halblederbände um 1920. Erste Ausgabe dieser wichtigen zweisprachigen Ausgabe seiner "Historia animalium"; mit griechisch-deutschem Paralleltext und einem über 100 Seiten umfassenden Register. - Schnitt vereinzelt leicht ausgelaufen. Tafeln wasserrandig. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen. Rücken ausgebleicht. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seiyo Kakoku Jijo

      1868. FUKUZAWA, Yukichi. Seiyo Kakoku Jijo. Three volumes. 38; 80; 84 double folded leaves (i.e., 404 pp.) Illustrated with 14 full-page colour woodblocks of which six form three double-page plates, introductory pages to volume one with colour borders. 8vo., 180 x 125 mm, bound in publisher's wrappers with printed title labels, in a new blue cloth folding box. Osaka: 1868. |~||~||~||~| Fukazawa was a member of the first Japanese embassies to the United States, in 1859, and Europe, in 1862, and his Seiyo Jijo [Things Western], the most important and influential Japanese study of western nations of the period, was published in parts between 1866 and 1870. It was such a bestseller that piracies, fakes, and spin-offs soon appeared. This is one of those fakes but it is, thanks to the illustrations, far more appealing than the original. The foreign ships and Russians are charming but not so remarkable, the flags sometimes puzzling, but the plate of western handwriting is mysterious and intriguing and the four-panel view of a massive canal towering high over a port city must be one of the best imaginary architecture renderings of all time. This does seem to be a scarce book: many hours of hunting found one copy in a Japanese library - none in a western library - and one copy sold in Japan in recent times, which turned out to be this same copy. A little surface abrasion of the wrappers, otherwise a fine set.

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        Wilhelm Raabe (1831-1910). Brief an seinen Vetter Karl Plagge vom 9.II.1868

      0 - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift "Wilh Raabe". Stuttgart, 9.II.1868. 1 S. Gr. 8vo. Mit möglicherweise eigenhändiger Zeichnung eines Pferdekopfes. Das 2. (leere) Blatt mit kleinem Sammlerstempel. Wilhelm Raabe schreibt aus Stuttgart an seinen Vetter Karl Plagge und dessen Frau Mathilde, die ihm die bevorstehende Geburt eines weiteren Kindes gemeldet hatten. ". So ist es recht! Nur immer so zu! Es kann nie genug von Eurer Art geben! Wir hier d. h. Kind, Frau, Schwiegermutter und ich haben uns sehr über die frohe Botschaft gefreut. Möge nur Mathilde sich ferner tapfer halten! . Was das ferner betrifft, so sehn wir einem ähnlichen Ereigniß im Laufe des Sommers entgegen; - hoffentlich ist das Schicksal uns dieses Mal gewogener und wird das Jahr 1868 einbringen, was 1864 und 65 zu Grunde richteten .". Sehr persönlich gehaltener Brief Raabes, in dem er die Geburt seiner zweiten Tochter Elisabeth angekündigt, nachdem das Ehepaar Raabe in dieser Hinsicht zwei Todesfälle zu beklagen hatte. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bab" Ballads, Much Sound and Little Sense

      George Routledge [1868], London - Superb full light brown crushed morocco binding by Wood nearly matching a famous design by Constance Karslake documented in one of the Guild of Women Binders prospectuses and shown in Studio, 1899-1900, with quite a few variations, but the overall styiistic composition is strikingly similar, and thus a curious 'copy' by a noted binder.Superb workmanship as found in nearly all Wood bindings, with a plethora of gilt patterning, including both covers, spine and both dentelles. Signed by woo in gilt pallet, front dentelle. Margins of spine sl. wear, else fine. AEG. A classic illustrated book with wonderful woodcuts by Gilbert throughout. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Interieur mit einer in einem Sessel sitzenden jungen Frau mit einem Journal oder Buch in der Hand, vor sich auf einem Überwurf eine liegende Katze.

      - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf Pauspapier, rechts unten signiert „Felice Desclabissac". Ca. 26,2:23,8 cm. Verso ist die Darstellung aquarelliert. Diese Ansicht einer mondänen jungen Frau in elegant-erotischer Bekleidung besticht sowohl durch ungewöhnliche technische als auch perspektivische Elemente: Die Künstlerin aquarellierte die Rückseite des Pauspapiers, so daß die Vorderseite eine hell-pastellige Farbigkeit erhielt, die durch Hinzufügung vereinzelter kräftiger Pinselzüge, besonders zu erkennen an Kleid, Haar und den Trauben links, akzentuiert wird. Die gekonnte, gewollt verschachtelte räumliche Situation – z.B. die kissenförmige Fläche hinter dem Kopf der Dargestellten mit dem frech-erotischen weiblichen Akt sowie der Überwurf deuten beispielsweise auf ein Bett hin, obwohl sie in einem Sessel sitzt – verweisen auf die bewußte Verarbeitung avantgardistischer Raumprinzipien. Zeichnerin und Aquarellistin. Zudem war die Künstlerin als Illustratorin tätig. Studium an der Kunstschule für Damen in Krakau, an der Damenakademie des Künstlerinnenvereins in München und bei ihrem späteren Mann, dem Münchner Maler und Zeichner A. Desclabissac (1868-1938). 1908, 1909 und 1912 stellte sie im Münchner Glaspalast sowie 1911 und 1912 auf den Dresdner Aquarellausstellungen aus, darüber hinaus 1912 auf der Jahresausstellung in Leipzig, 1913 im Wiener Künstlerhaus und bei der Société des Artistes Indépendants in Paris. Ihre Hauptthemen waren Genreszenen und Blumenbilder.

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        Les Secrets Merveilleux De La Magie Naturelle Du Petit albert. Tirés de l’ouvrage latin intitulé: Alberti Parvi Lucii. Libellus de mirabilibus Naturae Arcanis Et d'autres écrivains philosophes. Enrichis des figures mystérieuses, d'astrologie, physionomie, etc, etc.

      Chez les Héritiers de Beringos fratres à l'enseigne d'Agrippa, Lyon 1868 - Hardcover. Small octavo. 6 x 3.5 inches. 180pp Contemporary quarter leather with marbled boards. Gilt decorations to spine, raised bands, leather spine label with gilt titling. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Decorated title page and numerous black and white illustrations in-text. Five plates, four of which are folding. Decorated title page and numerous black and white illustrations in-text. Text in French. A charming edition of this famous grimoire. The work was first published in the eighteenth century; its title obviously chosen to capitalise on the immense success of "Les Admirables Secrets D'Albert Le Grand" which it did quite effectively. It underwent numerous editions, the content of which often varied significantly, although generally speaking they arguably had even less to do with Albertus Magnus and more to do with the magic than the "Secrets D'Albert Le Grand." This mid-nineteenth century edition starts with chapters on the physiognomy and chiromancy, before moving to the manufacture of talismans, Parcelsian and natural magic, folk remedies and just a touch of necromancy. This edition has as the frontispiece a plate with "Sainte Véronique" (Saint Veronica) holding her veil on which the image of Christ was miraculously imprinted. It does not have the plate of the "Main de Gloire" ("Hand of Glory" - corpse hand lamp) that was present in some issues of the same edition. Little seems to be known about the publishing history of these works, but it seems possible that whilst the text is identical of the issue with the reprentation of the "Hand of Glory" this edition might have been issued without that, and with the particularly pious frontispiece, in an attempt to minimise any connections with necromancy and the black arts. Leather rubbed at joints but holding firm, spine quite darkened, attractive engraved bookplate on front pastedown. Pages a little darkened. Still overall a clean, unmarked, better than VG copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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