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        Le diable à quatre

      Dubuisson 1868 - 7 volumes in-16 reliés, demi chagrin vert, du nuémro 1 au 45 tête de la série de cette publication qui ne dura que deux ans (Ici du n° I du 17 octobre 1868 et au n° 45 du 21 Août 1869), couvertures conservées pour le 1° numéro de chaque volume uniquement, revue pamphlétaire portée par des journalistes qui ont dès 1848 participé à la presse pamphlétaire comme le Lampion pour Villemessant ; dos légèrement passés, vol. 4 de l'année 1869 : cuir griffé sur la totalité du mors supérieur, petits manques, par ailleurs ensemble en très bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cabinet Maker's Album Of Furniture : comprising a collection of designs for the newest and most elegant styles of furniture

      Henry Carey Baird, Philadelphia 1868 - Light tone, light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Illustrated by forty-eight large and beautifully engraved plates. Furniture pictured includes Bedroom, Dining Room, Drawing Room and Library pieces, all in more elaborate Victorian designs. An uncommonly nice copy of this scarce mid-nineteenth-century furniture design book.; [2]+48 plates. pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mike's Library]
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        LA LEGENDE D’ULENSPIEGEL glorifiée d’une préface par le Hibou.

      - A Paris, librairie internationale, à Bruxelles, A Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1868. In-4 pleine basane chamois ornée d’un riche décor estampé à froid de filets et roulettes entrecroisées et de petits fleurons, dos également orné de filets et fleurons à froid, lanière et fermoir métallique doré, (ft+t+VIII+480pp). Bel ex-libris gravé portant la devise "be just and fear not" reprise sur le fermoir.Cette édition est curieuse sur le plan bibliophilique; elle porte la date de 1869 sur la couverture et de 1868 sur la page de titre; soit la seconde, conforme à la description de Carteret (p. 180) avec la préface du Hibou et la table des illustrations, elle mentionne 14 eaux-fortes inédites, et se présente comme suit:-une eau-forte de couverture (le lion des Flandres), -une eau-forte en frontispice sur la page de titre (Ulenspiegel) en 2 ETATS,-une gravure sur bois (le hibou) pour la préface,-30 GRAVURES (sur 31) DONT 14 EN 2 ETATS d’après: Arta, Clayes, Degroux, Dillens, Duwée, Schaefels, Schampheleer, Smits et Van Camp, Van Der Vin, Nef, Hubert, Léon Becker, Lauters, Van Der Hecht, Jangey, Boulenger, 3 DE FELICIEN ROPS (en 2 états); soit un total de 33 gravures; il manque celle de Th. Fourmois.Un mors fendu; des rousseurs éparses mais dans l’ensemble modérées et relativement peu nombreuses pour la période. Les illustrations sont réellement superbes et la reliure décorative.

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        Nathaniel Hawthorne's Works [spine title]

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. First collected edition, 1868 third printing, of the "Tinted edition"; 280 copies of each volume printed. 14 vols., 8vo. Frontispiece and title-page vignettes to some vols. Publisher's green blindstamped cloth, spines gilt with decorative floral motif around spine title (Ticknor format D) Light rubbing to a few vols., contemporary owner's signature to brown endpapers, else a fine set. Clark B1 . A pretty set - the first collected edition of Hawthorne's works, first issued in October 1864 in an edition of 500 copies; in September, 1865, 288 copies; and here, July, 1868, in 280 copies. It was initially advertised as the "Tinted Edition" from the parchment tint of the laid paper

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        The Past and Future of Our Planet; or, Lectures on Geology

      Boston: William Denton, Publisher. 1868. First. First edition. Publisher's red cloth gilt. A small patch of cloth lacking at the crown, corners bumped and a modest crease on the rear board, a very good copy. John A. Roebling's copy, with his bold ownership signature on the front fly. Roebling, among many other things, was a pioneer in the design of wire suspension bridges, and notably the designer of the Brooklyn Bridge. He died in 1869, as the result of injuries sustained while surveying the locations of the giant caissons on which the bridge stood, leaving his son, Washington Roebling, to complete the decade-long construction. The building of the caissons, sunk into the river bed, was entirely dependent on the geology of the region, and one can imagine why Roebling would have been interested in this book. Of particular interest is that someone, most logically John A. Roebling, has made small but detailed drawings on the rear endpapers of the types of joints and braces that might have been used in large scale trestle construction. Incongruously, below the drawings are a few notes about what types of grapes make the best wines. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Leaves From the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands From 1848–1861

      London, Smith, Elder and Co., , 1868. To which are prefixed and added Extracts from the same Journal giving an Account of earlier Visits to Scotland and Tours in England and Ireland and Yachting Excursions. Edited by Arthur Helps. Octavo. Original green pebble-grained morocco presentation binding, gilt panelling and stag's horn replicating that on the standard edition, on bevelled boards, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece of Balmoral and one further similar plate. Plates foxed, some foxing else, front hinge a little cracked, externally slightly rubbed and spotted, spine mildly sunned. Second edition, the first published, the previous edition being for private circulation only. This copy inscribed in French by Victoria in the year of publication at Windsor Castle to le Comte de la Jart. Attractively bound presentation copy.

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        The Poetical Works of HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW Complete Edition

      Boston, MA, U.S.A.: TECKNOR AND FIELD, 1868. Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Green cloth cover.Bookplate signed by Henry Wadswoth Longfellow dated 1870 .Signed by author..

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        THE ANCESTRAL HOMES OF BRITAIN.

      Bell and Daldy 1868 - ENGLAND; Chromolithographs; Chromolithograph; 4to 11" - 13" tall; iv, 90, [1] pages; Contemp. 3/4 black morocco and marbled bds, gilt; joints, corners and extremities rather rubbed. With 40 chromolitho plates (incl. Additional vignette title. ) Internally moderately toned. A tour of castles and manors of Great Britain, beautifully illustrated in chromolithographic plates. 10 3/4x8 3/4"; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hans Breitmann's Party. With Other Ballads

      Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson and Brothers. (1868). First. First edition. Original wrappers bound into contemporary cloth stamped in gilt: "Collection Du General Read. First Edition of Hans Breitmann's Party Presented by The Author." Cloth worn and torn at the spine, front hinge cracked, very good, internally near fine. Tipped in is an Autograph Letter Signed from Leland dated in 1868 on the stationery of The Press in Philadelphia, presenting the pamphlet to Read. On the verso of the front wrap, Read has written: "This is the first edition of this work which has since become so famous. John Meredith Read, Jr. Paris; 37 Avenue d'Antin, Champs Elysees. Dec. 12th, 1872." Read, the great-grandson of two signers of the Declaration of Independence, and an early supporter of Abraham Lincoln, was named by Lincoln as the country's youngest brigadier-general at age 23, and later served a distinguished career as a diplomat, much of that time as United States Consul-General to France. A nice association copy of this Johnson Highspot, a collection of humorous German-American dialect ballads. .

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        Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible - [Complete in 4 volumes]

      Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and company (1868-1892) - Description: 4 v. illus. (incl. maps) facsims., diagrs. 24 cm. Subjects: Bible --Dictionaries. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. There is some light, marginal water staining in vols. 2 & 3, which is evident in the top of the title pages and in the top margins of the first 50 or so pages, without affecting any text. An exceptional set, of presentation quality. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 6 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Spanish Gypsy

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1868. A Poem. Octavo. Original bright blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt and with decorative gilt band at head and tail, front cover with central gilt device, covers with panels blocked in blind, ochre endpapers. Housed in a blue morocco-backed box with chemise. Extremities a little rubbed, but a very good copy, the cloth bright and fresh. First edition, based on the expulsion from Spain of the Moors and the Gypsies in the 1490s, inspired by her visit to Spain in December 1866.

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        Rambles of a Naturalist on the Shores and Waters of the China Sea:

      London: John Murray,, 1868. Being Observations Natural History during a Voyage to China, Formosa, Borneo, Singapore, Etc., made in Her Majesty's Vessels in 1866 and 1867. Octavo. Original green sand-grained cloth, title gilt to spine, gilt block of a jellyfish to the upper board, dark green surface-paper endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and 2 other engraved plates, 6 engraved vignetted headpieces, and a text illustration. Ownership inscription of Percy Roycroft Lowe to verso of front free endpaper. Lowe studied medicine at Jesus College, Cambridge, and became curator of birds at the Natural History Museum in the 1920s, he worked with Dorothea Bate on fossil ostriches in China. Somewhat rubbed at the extremities, some chipping at the tail of the spine, short splits to the spine edges, upper hinge starting towards the tail, a little shaken, endpapers slightly foxed, text-block lightly toned, else a very good copy. First edition. "In 1866–7 Collingwood served as surgeon and naturalist on board HMS Rifleman and HMS Serpent on voyages of exploration in the China seas, doing research in marine zoology. Rambles of a Naturalist on the Shores and Waters of the China Seas (1868)—probably his best-known work—was the result of this" (ODNB).

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        The Spanish Gypsy, a Poem

      Edinburgh, W. Blackwood 1868 - Description: 358 p. 23 cm. 8 pages of publisher's ads to the rear. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality - scans etc. On request. 1 Kg. 358 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die insel Capri mit bildern und skizzen von K. Lindemann-Frommel.

      Leipzig, Dürr 1868 - In 4to; pp. 6n.nn., 53, 3n.nn. Otto tavole fuori testo e dieci illustrazioni nel testo. Fioriture al margine interno di qualche pagina. Testo inquadrato. Mezza tela con angoli, titolo in nero al piatto anteriore, dorso rinnovato. Sontuosa pubblicazione d'importanza storica per il testo e soprattutto per le tavole incise con molta arte e finezza, che riproducono luoghi, personaggi, vedute, case e tutto quanto ha importanza artistica a Capri. Doria, pag. 425; Furcheim, pag. 11. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        ALS Edward John Eyre, Australian explorer.

      1868 - Autograph letter signed by Edward John Eyre, the renowned Australian explorer of southern Australia & New South Wales, and the first European to explore the coastline of the Great Australian Bight. Drawing upon his experiences overlanding sheep in the 1830's, Eyre (1815 - 1901) applied for the job of laying out an overland route to the west. In June 1840 the expedition started out but failed. Sending back all but Baxter & Wylie, Eyre set out from Fowlers Bay to cross the Great Australian Bight. After much hardship & losing Baxter, Eyre & Wylie ran into and were saved by a French whaler which gave them supplies to continue. This letter was written in the period following Eyre's governor ship of the colony of Jamaica, during which time he had brutally suppressed the Morant Bay Rebellion, using government troops to kill innocent men, women & children. Eyre returned to England (August 1866) where those who called him a murderer founded a committee calling for him to be put on trial; he was charged with murder twice, but the cases were never pursued. The letter was written from 15 Charlotte Street, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, and dated 18th July 1868. Eyre comments on his journey from London to Edinburgh and thanks the recipient for "having my name put down for the Speaker's gallery for Thursday last". It is signed "Yours faithfully, E. Eyre". One can only imagine his journey was considerably easier than the trip from Adelaide to Perth!Folded letter on cream colored note paper with oval embossed stamp at the top, bearing the motto "Si Je Puis". Note measures 3 3/4 x 6 1/8". With one horizontal fold, traces of blue paper adhering to verso, where letter was removed from an album. [Attributes: Signed Copy; 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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        SECTIONAL MAPS SHOWING The LOCATION Of ONE MILLION ACRES CHOICE AGRICULTURAL And MINERAL LANDS On the Line of the South Pacific Railroad in the State of Missouri. With Statistics of the Counties and Towns, and Description of the Lands, Price per Acre, Etc

      St. Louis:: Land Department South Pacific Railroad Company,. 1868.. 8vo. 9-1/4" x 6-1/8". 1st printing (Sabin 88154). 40 pp. Printed by R. P. Studley, St. Louis.. Original publisher's printed wrappers, with wood engraved vignette to front wrapper.. Modest wear & age-toning to wrappers. Faint vertical fold-line to. center of booklet. A VG+ copy of an item scarce in the trade.. OCLC records 7 institutional holdings. . Fold-out map as frontis, depicting the South Pacific lands in Missouri, along their SE railway line from St Louis to Granby. 14 full-page sectional maps, depicting various tracts/plots of land along the railway.

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        High Water in the Mississippi

      Currier & Ives, New York 1868 - A poignant image, demonstrating the triumph of the human spirit. In the foreground, uprooted trees bob in the current, using a roof as a raft two men pole themselves and nine others to safety, one of their companions holds tight to reins of a mule swimming beside the roof, whilst two others rescue furniture and a barrel. In the mid-ground: a large white-painted house with second-floor balconies front and back, and a smaller cook-house off to the right side. Two men in a row boat approach the back of the house, a lady stands on the balcony speaking to the men; on the widow's walk on the roof a man and a woman stand: the man waves a handkerchief to the twin-stack riverboat. The riverboat, "Stonewall Jackson" is travelling at speed: the near-side paddle creates a substantial wake, the flags fly in the stiff breeze and the smoke from the stacks steams backwards: passengers line the rails attracted by the human drama they are passing. The overall impression is of a crisis that is being survived and dealt with by man's ingenuity, whilst life continues. Conningham 2819; Gale 3057. Hand-coloured lithograph by James Merrit Ives after Fanny Palmer.

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        LE MISSIONNAIRE DE L'ORATOIRE, OU SERMONS POUR L'AVENT, LE CAREME ET LES FETES, ETC., 12 TOMES

      H. Pélagaud Fils et Roblot, Lyon, Paris 1868 - RO40236586: 12 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun. Auteur, titre, tomaison, fleurons, et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Quelques dos légèrement insolés. Nouvelle édition. Dans lesquels sont expliquées les principales vérités chrétiennes que l'on enseigne aux missions, tirées de l'Ecriture Sainte, des Conciles et des Saints Pères. Par le Père Le Jeune, dit le Père Aveugle, Prêtre de l'Oratoire de Jésus. In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 252-Sermons [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gravures sur bois tirées des livres français du XVe siècle. Grand Danse macabre des hommes et des femmes.

      Paris, Adolphe Labitte, 1868 - 4°, 18 S., 76 Bl., 334 Abb., HLwd.-Mappe mit losen Bl., Mappe bestossen, min. eingerissen, Schliessbänder abgerissen. Blätter tadell. Bemerkenswert der zweigeteilte Totentanz, ein Teil ausschliesslich für Männer und einer für Frauen (Edition publiée par Guy Marchant, à Paris 1486) Insgesamt 80 Abb. zum Thema Totentanz. Die restlichen Abb. beziehen sich auf verschiedene frühe Drucke aus Frankreich. Folgende Kapitel: Sujets religieux. Demons. Etre imaginaires. Moeurs et costumes. Imprimerie. Dance macabre. Lettre ornées. Ecussons. Chiffres. Marques inédites. 1600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Moonstone [Signed]

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1868. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original brown cloth with the spine lettered and decorated in gilt (spine ends worn, board corners and board bottoms rubbed through, some rubbing through to the top edge of each board), SIGNED, PLACED, AND DATED BY WILKIE COLLINS on the front free endpaper as follows "Wilkie Collins / New York / 1873." Wilkie Collins' Masterpiece, his most important novel, and, along with "The Woman in White", his most famous work, the story centers on an English woman, Rachel Verinder, and the diamond that she inherits on her eighteenth birthday. Known as the Tippoo diamond and sacred to the Hindus as the centerpiece in their idol of the god of the Moon, the gem had been stolen by John Herncastle who, while fighting for the British Army in India in 1799, killed the three Brahmins guarding the diamond, stole it, and took it back to his native England. On his death, Herncastle left the diamond to Rachel, stipulating that it be given to her on her eighteenth birthday. Thus, decades after its theft, Rachel receives the diamond and wears it at her birthday celebration. In the morning, the diamond is found to be missing. The man Rachel loves, and who loves Rachel in return, was seen taking the diamond, is accused of having stolen it, and seeks to prove his innocence. The tale was serialized in 32 installments by Charles Dickens in his "All the Year Round" magazine from January 4 to August 8, 1868. Both Tinsley Brothers and Harper published the complete novel in book form in July, 1868, shortly before its serialization was completed. (No priority between the UK first and the US first has been established.) An extraordinarily important work, "The Moonstone" has been declared by many to be the first detective novel ever published. While some argue that the title should go to "The Notting Hill Mystery", published pseudonymously in serial form in 1862 and in book form in 1865, T. S. Eliot declared "The Moonstone" to be "the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels in a genre invented by Collins and not by Poe", and described it as being "brilliant without being infallible". Dorothy Sayers called it "probably the very finest detective story ever written" and, in agreement with both Eliot and Sayers, GK Chesterton called it "probably the best detective tale in the world". The book provided the basis for the 1934 critically-acclaimed movie of the same name starring David Manners, Charles Irwin, and Phyllis Barry. Signed copies of the book are absolute hen's teeth. A Very Good copy of one of the most important novels ever published, SIGNED, PLACED, AND DATED BY WILKIE COLLINS AND RARE THUS.

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        Dudley, illustrated by photographs.

      Laxton Dudley 1868 - First edition. 8vo., x, [1], 48, [1]pp., page of ads at end, 21 original photographs mounted as issued with printed captions including frontispiece and on title-page, image size 15 x 10cm. or smaller, images generally in good condition, mounts generally slightly browned and with occasional light foxing, large 1869 presentation inscription to verso of dedication leaf, original green cloth gilt, a little shaken and worn, spine repaired, all edges gilt. Gernsheim, Incunabula, 422. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ornithology] Birds of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire: a Contribution to the Natural History of the Two Counties, The

      Ingalton and Drake / Simpson, Marshall, Eton / London 1868 - 8vo: xiv,[2],232pp, with four hand-colored albumen prints, mounted on cards, of stuffed birds. ("It was impossible at the time to photograph live birds due to the absence of the telephoto lens and extremely sensitive plates that would permit short exposures." Goldschmidt & Naef) Publisher's forest-green pebble-grained cloth, spine and upper cover with bird vignettes in gilt, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, chocolate coated end papers. A Fine, tight, square copy, clean, crisp text, the photographs vibrant, with deep, rich colors. Provenance: Book plate of Henry Neville Gladstone (third son of Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone). Binder's ticket of James Burn & Co., Kirby St., to rear paste down. Gernsheim 436. Goldschmidt & Naef, The Truthful Lens, 96. The author was only age 16 when he published this "contribution to the natural history of two counties," apparently the first field guide to birds to use photographs for illustrations. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of the First Kentucky Brigade

      Cincinnati: Caxton Publishing House, 1868. Civil War; Confederate States of America; 931 pages, 25 cm.; in the frontispiece and six other pages are portraits, with original tissue guards and some foxing, of 28 officers; contemporary black, blind stamped leather binding, skillfully rebacked by Corey; original marbled paper end papers and leaves; renewed blank pages; manuscript family inscriptions on front blank leaves. This brigade also known as "The Orphan Brigade." Broadfoot.. Hardcover.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BOSSUET, 11 TOMES (INCOMPLET)

      Librairie Catholique Martin-Beaupré Frères, Paris 1868 - RO40236543: 11 tomes d'env. 700 pages chacun. Tome XII manquant. Gravure à l'eau-forte en noir et blanc en frontispice du tome I (portrait). Texte sur 2 colonnes. Titres, tomaisons, fleurons et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos décolorés (insolés), avec quelques légères épidermures. (Rare) Précédé de son Histoire par le Card. de BAUSSET et de divers Eloges. Edition renfermant tous les ouvrages édités jusqu'à ce jour, Collationnée sur les textes les plus corrects par une Société d'Ecclésiastiques. Tome I: Histoire et Eloges de Bossuet, Ecrite Sainte. Tome II: Ecriture Sainte. Tome III, IV, V, VI: Controverse. Tome VII: Oeuvres Oratoires. Tome VIII: Oeuvres Oratoires, Piété. Tome IX: Education du Dauphin. Tome X: Education, Oeuvres Pastorales. Tome XI: Correspondance, Opuscules Théologiques. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Completes de Bossuet. COMPLET EN 12 TOMES

      LIBRAIRIE CATHOLIQUE MARTIN-BEAUPRE FRERES 1868 - RO80133881: Environ 700 à 800 pages par volume. Portrait gravé en frontispice noir et blanc, avec serpente. Titre, tomaison, filets et roulettes dorés sur demi-basane vert / bleu. Plats marbrés. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Quelques épidermures sur le cuir. par le Cardinal de BAUSSET et de divers éloges. Edition renfermant tous les ouvrages édités jusqu'à ce jour, collationnée sur les textes les plus corrects par une Société d'Ecclésiastiques. TOME 1er : Histoire et Eloges de Bossuet, Ecriture Sainte. TOME 2 : Ecriture Sainte. TOMES 3 à 6 : Controverse. TOME 7 : Oeuvres Oratoires. TOME 8 : Oeuvres Oratoires, Piété. TOME 9 : Education. TOME 10 : Education, Oeuvres Pastorales. TOME 11 : Correspondance, Opuscules Théologiques. TOME 12 : Gallicanisme. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The history of the Jamaica case, - founded upon official or authentic documents, and containing an account of the debates in Parliament, and the criminal prosecutions, arising out of the case.

      Chapman & Hall, London, 1868 - 4 + clxiv + 679pp. 1st ed. fine in original cloth. Inscribed on prelim, 'Presented by the wish of the late Edward John Eyre formerly Governor of Jamaica Dec 6th 1901.' A very scarce book on Jamaican legal history and the Morant Bay rebellion. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Chaplet of Pearls;

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A novel by the prolific writer, Charlotte Mary Younge. First edition. Complete in two volumes. Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 24 May 1901), was an English novelist, known for her huge output, now mostly out of print. She began writing in 1848, and published during her long life about 160 works, chiefly novels. Condition: In original cloth covered bindings. Externally, generally sound with slight wear to extremities and splitting to one rear joint. Three slightly strained, one hinge starting. Internally, bindings loosening slightly in places. Bright with occasional light spotting. Overall: GOOD.

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        Album de cartes de visites fin XIXe siècle : Cartes du Nonce Apostolique M. Lapoèze, des évêques de Nantes, d'Orléans et de Poitiers, d'Ange du Beaudiez, Ate de Couessin, Ernest de Nerveaux, Comte de Falaiseau, Desmiers de Chenon, Baron de Troussures, P. Fretier de la Messelière, Arthur de Veaux, tous zouaves pontificaux, de M. et Mme de France, de E. de Maistre et de F. de France, Capitaines d'Etat Major au service du Saint Siège, de P. d'Anselme de Puisaye, De François de Maistre, de Frank Russell de Killough, officier au service du Saint Siège, de la duchesse de Fitz-James, de la duchesse Salviati, du baron de Charette (et de Ferdinand, L. et de la baronne de Charette), du Prince d'Ascoli, de la duchesse de Laval Montmorency, de la vicom

      1868 - Album in-folio relié demi-chagrin à coins rouge recueillant environ 200 cartes de visites contrecollées sur feuillets épais bleus (vers 1870): on retrouve notamment les noms suivants : Cartes du Nonce Apostolique M. Lapoèze, des évêques de Nantes, d'Orléans et de Poitiers, d'Ange du Beaudiez, Ate de Couessin, Ernest de Nerveaux, Comte de Falaiseau, Desmiers de Chenon, Baron de Troussures, P. Fretier de la Messelière, Arthur de Veaux, tous zouaves pontificaux, de M. et Mme de France, de E. de Maistre et de F. de France, Capitaine d'Etat Major au service du Saint Siège, de P. d'Anselme de Puisaye, De François de Maistre, de Frank Russell de Killough, officier au service du Saint Siège, de la duchesse de Fitz-James, de la duchesse Salviati, du baron de Charette (et de Ferdinand, L. et de la baronne de Charette), du Prince d'Ascoli, de la duchesse de Laval Montmorency, de la vicomtesse de Curzay née Carayon Latour, du Comte de La Rochejaquelein, du duc de Blacas, du comte François des Cars, du duc et de la duchesse de Vallombrosa, du comte Albert de Resseguier, du prince et de la princesse de Podenas, du comte et de la comtesse de Caraman, de la Comtesse Tascher de Lapagerie, du Vicomte de Marolles, du baronnet Hyde de Neuville, de la marquise de Dreux-Brézé, d'Emmanuel de Sabran-Pontevès, de la duchesse de Chevreuse, de Mme de La Moricière, du Comte Henry de la Ferronnays, du Prince de Viano, du Général Comte de Gramont, de la comtesse de Modène, de Charles de Mac Mahon, du Général de division Vicomte de Bernis etc. etc. Intéressant témoignage sur la noblesse catholique française soutenant l'action des zouaves pontificaux de 1867 à 1870 (qq. frott. et mouill. sur reliure). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale. Géologie. Voyage géologique dans les républiques de Guatémala et de Salvador.

      Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1868. - IX, 535 pp, 18 planches hors texte dont une carte en couleurs.Rare.Très bel ouvrage. 1 fort volume in-folio. Broché, à l'état de neuf, non coupé. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manuscript Notebook kept by Albert Cushing Crehore in 1899 relating to his work with George Owen Squier on Synchronous AC Telegraphic Systems

      - Small quarto, approximately 180 pages, entries in both pencil and ink, plus numerous laid in materials, including diagrams, etc., bound in contemporary oil cloth covered flexible boards, paper label mounted on front cover reads: ¿A.C. Crehore & G. O. Squier Cable E.¿ Some rubbing to covers, in very good, clean condition. Significant scientific notebook kept by Cornell and Dartmouth physicist Albert Cushing Crehore1 (1868-1958) while working on synchronous AC telegraphic systems with George Owen Squier2 (1865-1934). Squier was a soldier and electrical engineer, who while stationed in Fort Monroe, Virginia in 1894 set up an electrical engineering laboratory for the Artillery Corps. In collaboration with Albert Crehore, a Dartmouth physicist he had met in graduate school, Squier invented electrical instruments for range finding and studying high-speed projectiles. Crehore and Squier invented and patented in 1897 the Polarizing Photo-Chronograph to measure short intervals of time. He also experimented with submarine telegraphy. He and Crehore took out several telegraphy patents (Squier eventually held sixty-five patents) and in 1899 cofounded the Crehore-Squier Intelligence Transmission Company to exploit these ideas commercially. The research eventually came to the attention of Chief Signal Officer Adolphus Greely, who assigned Squier to the Signal Corps during the Spanish-American War and later to cable laying duty in the Philippines. Eventually a network of thirty submarine telegraph cables were laid out and put in operation from 1900 to 1903. The research Crehore and Squier enaged in were invaluable to the development of an understanding of the military advantages of electrical communications. The pair¿s research took them to England, which is noted on the first page: ¿Aug 3, 1899¿ bid Squier adieu. Squier took 12m train for Liverpool to catch the Germanic for New York which sailed Wednesday.Mr. Warner came to station to meet us. Mr. Wise was to send man with papers for Squier to sign¿¿ The following pages contain notes and diagrams detailing experiments and proposals in his work which was to contribute greatly to the development of the teletype and related instruments. One of the early diagrams is of ¿Transmitters in series,¿ with notes: ¿Send alphabet and see if the various letters are all right, and whether the signals can be received at all or not with present windings¿¿ A later note reads: ¿Have prepared sine wave machine to send from Waterville. Causo asked to adjust relay, and has done so. Asked to measure voltage from cable to earth, and speed to 160.¿ In an entry dated Waterville, August 20, 1899: ¿Have experimented today. Began by trying to receive through transformer. Joined ¿ line through primary to earth without condenser and using 1000 to 1000 ratio received good signals up to 200 letters per min ¿¿ There are many more passages revealing the scientific process which lead to breakthroughs in communication and transmission. Crehore invented the first Interperometer Barograph to study waves of pressure in atmosphere. He patented in 1900 a duplex-dilex system of telegraphy installed on the Pennsylvania Railroad between Pittsburg and Toledo. He wrote Synchronous and Other Multiple Telegraphs, (McGraw: 1905); was on the staff of the College of Physicians and Surgeons to develop his invention of the Micrograph used to record the action of the heart in 1910. Crehore sold several inventions to General Electric relating to electric railroads. Crehore invented and patented about 1900 a machine he called the Typewriting Telegraph and with his brother and others formed the Typewriting Telegraph Company to promote it. This machine was the forerunner of the teletype machine. It was said that the owners of the teletype patents had to wait until Dr. Crehore¿s patents had run out before launching their apparatus. Crehore was to later establish himself as a [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Palästina. Neues Album des heiligen Landes ( )|New Album of the Holy Land ( )| Nouvel Album de la Terre Sainte. 50 Vues des Lieux principaux de la Sainte Écriture. D’après nature par J. M. Bernatz, et d’autres artistes. Avec une Carte de la Palestine. Avec un text[e] explicatif par [le] Dr G. H. v. Schubert, Dr J. Roth & Dr. O. Fraas.

      Stuttgart, J. F. Steinkopf, 1868 - in-4° oblong [290 x 220 mm] ; page de gd titre [trilingue : allemand, anglais, français]-1 f. non ch. [Préface sur trois colonnes trilingue]-1 gravure h.-t.-48 lithograhies en deux teintes et 2 photograhies originales tirées sur papier albuminé [Damascus et Beirout]-50 ff. non ch. de texte trilingue explicatif en regard [1-16-17-50], 3 ff. non ch. [Carte de la Terre Sainte]-1 carte repliée h.-t. [Palaestina]-1 f. non ch. [index], demi-basane marron à coins, dos à nerfs, filets or, filets à froid, palette or en tête et en pied, titre or, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Röricht, p. 384. Tobler, p. 228. Cinquième et dernière édition (la plus complète). Manque à Weber. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letter signed.

      N. p., 12. XII. 1868. - 4to. 1½ pp. To Monsieur Prével, presumably the writer Jules Prével (1835-1889), on a benefit for Delacroix, an actor who had gone blind and became impoverished: "Puisque vous aves eu la bonté d'annoncer le concert que je donne au Hâvre en faveur de Delacroix, annoncez-le, je vous prie, de façon à lui être utile. Delacroix est un ancien artiste dramatique, qui a tenu quarante ans, les premiers rôles en province, il est littéralement devenu aveugle sur les planches. Aujourd'hui sans ressources, il s'adresse par ma voix à tout qui tient une plume, et à tout ce qui a un cœur. Malheureusement je crois que vous êtes dans l'erreur à propos des 250 Francs envoyés par la Marquise de Caux. L'admiration que j'ai pour Mlle Patti, artiste, me ferait désirer encore plus pour elle que pour mon pauvre Delacroix, qui en a pourtant bien besoin, que la chose fut vraie [.]". - Scattered toning.

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        Boating Life at Oxford. With Notes on Oxford Training and Rowing at the Universities [bound with 5 others]

      James Hogg and Son, London 1868 - Page margins trimmed by binder. In one title, "St. Clair of the Isles", they have been trimmed too closely with loss of the end letters on several leaves. Shallow 1/2" by 1/8" chip to leather at head of spine. 3/8" split to leather at head of front joint. Some chips to marbled paper at fore edges of boards. ; An uncommon early rowing title, bound together with one other rowing title and with four other miscellaneous titles. [vi], 118 pages. Anonymous authors. "The papers here gathered together are by three different Writers, in the following proportion: 1. Boating Life at Oxford. 2. Water-Derbies. 3. Rowing at the Universities. // The first and second were originally contributed to 'London Society', whilst the closing Notes appeared in the 'Pall-Mall Gazette'. // These Notes are here added to 'Water-Derbies' in order to show what is necessary, in the opinion of competent observers from both Universities, to enable Cambridge to regain her ancient position on the water, and so reverse the results of recent years." - from the advertisement leaf. Bound with one other rowing title "The Log of the Water Lily (Thames Gig), during two cruises, in the summers of 1851-2, on the Rhine, Neckar, Main, Moselle, Danube, and other streams of Germany" by Robert Blachford Mansfield. London: Nathaniel Cooke, 1854. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. iv, 124 pages + illustrated title + frontis. Several full page engraved illustrations by Alfred Thompson within the pagination. Bound with cheap reprints of four other titles: 1. "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" by Thomas de Quincey. London: George Routledge and Sons, no date. 2. "The Essays of Elia. First Series" by Charles Lamb. London: George Routledge and Sons, no date. 3. "St. Clair of the Isles; or, The Outlaws of Barra. A Scottish Tradition" by Elizabeth Helme. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1867. 4. "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne. London: George Routledge and Sons, no date. Six works bound in one volume. 19th Century half-leather and marbled boards. Page dimensions: 176 x 118mm. Page edges speckled. The title page to "Tristram Shandy" has the owner's signature "R B Willis 1868".; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Diable a Paris, Paris et les Parisiens a la plume et au crayon par Gavarni -Grandville, 4 vols. bound in 2

      J. Hetzel, Paris 1868 - 228, 196, 196, 196, copiously illustrated with engravings, often humorous, of Parisian life in the works of Balzac, Sands et al (Bertall, Cham, Dantan, Clerget, Balzac, Octave Feuillet, Alfred De Musset, George Sand, P-J Stahl, E. Sue, Soulie, Gustave Droz, Henry Rochefort, A. Villemot Etc.) Contemporary half red cloth, maroon paper on board, gilt titles to spine. A remarkably clean set, some offsetting 4to - over 9¾" - 12" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photographic album of Gothic architecture and proposed designs for the Royal Courts of Justice, London.

      ca. 1868-70 - 120 albumen photographs (primarily 6 x 8 in. to 15 ½ x 10 ½ in.), mounted, most in excellent condition with strong tones. Contemporary black morocco. Pencil captions. Photographs by Francis Bedford, Francis Frith, Antonio Beato, Frank Mason Good, and other photographers. This splendid album contains 120 fine medium and large format photographs of Gothic and High Victorian Gothic architecture. The images range from the great cathedrals and ruined abbeys of England and Europe to nineteenth-century English parish churches and country houses in the Gothic style. Panoramic views, doorways, facades, windows, columns, architectural details, and interiors are all represented. The album is a valuable resource for the study of Gothic architecture and for the history of the famous and obscure buildings it documents. Given the collection's wide-ranging coverage of Gothic architecture and its inclusion of photographs of eleven of the architect's own drawings, this album may have been a reference collection assembled by George Edmund Street, the leading English architect of his day. Street's career culminated in his design of the Law Courts of London, the nation's greatest public building in the second half of the nineteenth century. In 1868 the eleven architects competing for the commission submitted designs placing of the building on the Thames Embankment. Street won the competition, "the greatest architectural prize in this generation" (Barry). Drawing on his intensive study of Gothic architecture, Street designed the immense, dramatic building from its foundation to its elaborate carvings and spires, dazzling the judges with his finely wrought original drawings. Construction began in 1873 and was completed in late 1882, a year after Street's death due to over-work and exhaustion. This is a magnificent reference collection of medium and large format photographs assembled at the high water mark of Victorian Gothic architecture. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1868 - 1873 ARCHIVE OF THREE [3] HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LEDGER BOOKS OF A PROSPEROUS, SUCCESSFUL COBBLER

      CHAMBERSBURG PENNSYLVANIA PENN PA 1868 - On offer is a super archive of three [3] ledger/account books of George Lehner, Jr. a cobbler [shoemaker] in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The ledger details George's business from 1868 to 1873 with more than 900 pages of recorded transactions of detailed accounts of shoes, boots, and other footwear sold or repaired by George Lehner Jr., a master cobbler and his staff of shoemakers. Research of the 1860 U. S. Census shows George's father, (George Sr.) age 56, as a "Master Shoemaker" born in Hesse Darmstadt, Germany; George, age 19, as a Shoemaker's Apprentice, born in Pennsylvania. Living with his mother, Elizabeth, age 50, and sister Margaret, age 14. Two shoemakers and a servant living with the family: Henry Keagy, Sebastian Stout, and Elizabeth Beam. The 1870 U. S. Census, lists George, now age 28, as a "Boot and Shoe Merchant" born in Pennsylvania; he was married to Margaret Lehner, age 26; they had 3 children: May, age 4, Charles age 3, Margaret age 1, and George, age 3 months. Two shoemakers and a servant live with them: Lewis Barnaker, Lewis Geotman, and Elizabeth Miller. The 3 account books are a Who's Who of Franklin County in the 1860s and 1870s with many, many hundreds of names: Crawford, Croft, Cassel, Crepler, Chambers, Culbertson, Caufman, Clugston, Cridler, Collins, Coser, Colby, Crider, Evans, Ebersole, Embich, Eckert, Eyster, Etter, Embich, Ehrhart, Eiker, Embich, Foltz, Foust, Falkenstein, Frey, Fetterhoff, Gibbons, Gehr, Garver, Hafer, Huber, Hassler, Heoller, Heelman, Heefner, Houser, Hutchinson, Grier, Gibbs, Greenawalt, Geige, Huber, Heid, Hoffman, Huber, Heagy, Henebarger, Jarrett, Kokenaur, Keefer, Kennedy, Kaufman, Kimmel, Keller, Klipper, Keagy, Kindline, Koonitz, Kreighbaum, Latshaw, Laudenslager, Landis, Leedy, Lehman, Leisher, Lightcap, McClintock, McCuloh, Niecley, Nixon, Neff, Pillsbury, Plough, Phillippy, Paxton, Reifsneider, Reif, Radebaugh, Rinehart, Robertson, Richter, Snider, Senseig, Spangler, Steelhause, Snively, Shylock, Shetter, Seibert, Trostle, Trittle, Thompson, Trautmjan, Tilghman, Wolfson, Wengert, Welker, Wadebaugh, Wallace, Zuck etc., etc. The first account book is dated 1868 to1872, 580 pages of handwritten shoe shop accounts; second account book: dated 1872 to 1874, 318 pages; third account book: dated 1869 to 1874, 70 pages. Included are accounts for repairing footwear and selling footwear: calf leather shoes, repairing shoes, soling shoes, heeling shoes, boots, soleing small shoes, gaiters, patching boots, gums, button boots, button shoes, button gaiters, slippers, boys shoes, shoes for wife, selling shoe polish, vamping shoes, etc. etc. No library or institution markings. Pages are clean. The front cover and first few pages of Volume One are detached from the spine. Volume One lacks one or two of the first pages, which are index pages for customers' names beginning with the letters A and B. The spine of Volume One has much loss of the leather surface. Overall G. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall

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        Five Weeks In A Balloon in Every Saturday: A Journal Of Choice Reading, Volume VI, No. 153, December 5, 1868, in bound volume

      Fields, Osgood, & Co., Boston 1868 - Entire volume, marbled front board detached but present, rear board missing, spine missing, binding copy. This is the first appearance in English of parts of the author's first novel, a few pages excerpted from the book of the same title that would be published by D. Appleton, NY, 1869, after having been published multiple times in France beginning in 1863. Verne, who was relatively unknown in the English - speaking literary world, was misidentified by the editors of the present piece as "M. Jules Berne." It is generally believed the editors thought this piece was non-fiction as they noted in the introduction, "It was shameful of our newspapers, which profess to record everything that passes, to treat this important event with such utter silence." Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Historia de la Guerra Civil y de los Partidos Liberal y Carlista.2ª edicion refundida y aumentada con la historia de la Regencia de Espartero. 6 Volúmenes

      Mellado, Madrid 1868 - holandesa bien conservada con nervios y tejuelo láminas grabadas. . 4074 págs.

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        Autograph letter signed of Benjamin Disraeli, British prime minister

      - Hughenden Manor, September 30th 76 Three pages signed Beaconsfiel (he was just raised to the peerage). Written to Mr Blagden and concerning Mister Valbezen and probably his book concerning English people in India. On mourning paper with "Hughenden Manor" engraved. "Dear Mr Blagden, I have been, I am, so pressed with affairs that I have scarced been all (?) to open your mind packed before, or at all. All examine its contents which I am sure I shall value. The wheel is of (?) interest and evidently treated by the hand of a master. I shoull fell (?) if you (?) to M. Valbezen my thanks and my lovely sense of his attention. (?) faitthfully. Beaconfield" VERY GOOD CONDITION FOR THIS NICE AUTOGRAPH LETTER Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, prime minister in 1868 and again between 1874-1880. This letter comes from the French count of Valbezen archives. Eugène-Anatole de Valbezen 1815-1885 Fils de Mlle de Besenval dont il porte le nom retourné, M. de Valbezen, a été élevé par son parent le baron de Talleyrand. Il fut diplomate attaché d'ambassade à Madrid, consul au Cap, consul à Damas, consul à Anvers (1860-1862), consul à Varsovie (1863-1864), consul à Calcutta. Il se consacra aux lettres sous le pseudonyme "le Major Fridolin", participant à la publication d'articles littéraires au Journal des deux- Monde, et se fit connaitre avec plusieurs romans, pièces de vaudeville, et écrits d'actualité dont son principal succès fut Les Anglais dans l'Inde publié en 1875. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Recherches sur les imprimeurs & libraires d'Orléans

      Orléans: G. Jacob for H. Herluison, 1868. PRINTED ON VELLUM, one of perhaps no more than three copies. FIRST EDITION. Herluison limited his edition to 78 copies, a very few of which were printed on vellum. The present vellum copy is numbered 3 and initialled by the author/publisher. 8vo. . Modern red half morocco, edges uncut

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        BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE LEADING MEN OF CHICAGO WRITTEN BY THE BEST TALENT OF THE NORTHWEST.

      Chicago: Wilson & St. Clair, Publishers, 1868. First ed. Carbutt, John. Small 4to., (ii), ix, (10) - 693 pp., with 96 mounted albumen photographs, including a view of City Hall and 95 portraits. One plate shows moderate wear along the blank foredge; there is occasional light staining to a few tissue-guards and text leaves; a.e.g. Full blind embossed brown morocco, with brass clasp as issued. Slight repair to a few breaks at the hinges. A very good copy. Howes C-363; Truthful Lens 30. There are 108 biographies of which 95 are illustrated in our copy. The Chicago Historical Society copy has the same compliment of 95 portraits and one view, most other known copies have less portraits, there are no copies with more portraits. This is commonly regarded as the first "Mug Book".

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        Le Diable à Paris et les Parisiens à la plume et au caryon

      J. Hetzel, 1868. cartonné reliure passée. Les cions sont très frottés. le cartonnage est piquté de traces d'usures. Le dos en cuir rouge est aussi usé sans aucun dommage pour sa solidité. bonne charnière. a l'intérieur quelques rousseurs et traces de doigts. Pages 53 et 54 le bas est légèrement dechirée avec cependant toute la page entière pas de manque du papier. puis le papier devient plus frais. Pas de ratures pas de manque ni de papier frippé. la page de titre est légèrement dechirée. Dessins en etat parfait. Bertall-Cham-Dantan-Clerget-Textes par:Balzac-Octave feuille,Georges SandEtc.

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