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        Souvenirs d'un Vieillard: La Derniere Etape

      Paris - Michel Levy Freres, 1868. Paris - Michel Levy Freres, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A novel by this nineteenth century French writer, concerning the memories of an old man. New Edition. With a biography of Souvestre by Eugene Lesbazeilles to the front. In French. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, some shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean, with just occasional spots and marks. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Autographed Letter Signed on personal stationery

      Kent: , 1868 Kent, 1868. unbound. 1 page on personal embossed monogrammed stationery, 6 x 4 inches, Kent, England, June 6, 1868, accompanied by a handwritten envelope to Dr. W. C. Bennett, in full: "Today and tomorrow I am obliged to be in town early, but I think I will be happy to see you and any of your friends here at ten o'clock on Monday. I am yours very truly, "J.S. Mills." Natural folds; small pencil notations on the letter and front of the envelope; pen notation on the back of the dust-soiled envelope. The letter is in very good(+) condition; the envelope is very good(-). British philosopher who was an influential contributor to social-political theory and political economics.

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        Der Salon für Literatur, Kunst und Gesellschaft. Band I-X u. weitere Jahrgänge ohne Numerierung. 15 Bände.

      Leipzig, A. H. Payne., 1868-1876,. Gr.-8vo. Mit insgesamt 315 teils gef. Holzstich-Tafeln u. 19 kolorierten Modetafeln. Je Band ca. 750 S. OLwd. m. dekorativer Blind- u. Goldprägung. Marmorierter Schnitt.. Diesch 2506. - Vollständige Reihe von 1868-1874 (1. Halbjahr), ab 1873 in je 2 Bänden ohne Bandnummer erschienen, zudem 2 Bände des Jahrgangs 1876. Die Zeitschrift erschien noch bis 1890. - Hochinteressante Zeitschrift für die Literatur des Kaiserreichs mit zahlreichen Erstdrucken und vielen reizenden Illustrtationen. - Rücken ausgeblichen, Einbände etw. berieben, an den Gelenken teils geleimt. Einige Lagen etw. gelockert. Stiche im Rande meist stockfleckig, sonst vorwiegend sauber u. nur papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. In den letzten 1876er-Bänden Stempel auf Rückseiten der Taf., dort wenige fehlend.

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        Antarctic Mariner’s Song

      NY, 1868. NY, 1868. prev b/w frontis, plates, vignettes. (2), 92, (2) pp. Twenty-five years after he published his famous “Thulia,” Palmer wrote a second version of his poem about Antarctica, again with handsome engraved illustrations and descriptive notes. This title is even scarcer than the first. In fact, it is a rare book, not often found intact. Rosove states, “Antarctic Mariner’s Song is a far scarcer book than Thulia. Both editions were beautifully bound, but the bindings and paper have stood the test of time poorly; the majority of extant copies are worn or soiled, and the paper is usually foxed, often severely.” (See Spence 891, Rosove 246.B1a.) This copy has some foxing, and the covers show marks of old water staining. The title page has a few erased pencil scrawls and there are old water stains around the edges of some pages. However the gold cover design is still fresh and the gilding on the spine, while sunned, is intact. The book as a whole presents itself better than this list of flaws would indicate.

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        Parliamentary Papers (54) relating to the Main Line Railway

      Tasmania: Legislative Council, 1868-1890.. Tasmania: Legislative Council. 1868-1890.. Fifty-four Parliamentary Papers concerning the Main Line Railway, laid down between Hobart and Evandale (joining the existing line to Launceston). The collection begins with an 1868 petition from 4154 citizens in favour of the proposed line, followed by the Report of the Royal Commission established to enquire into its feasibility (66pp, last blank; large folding map). Other papers feature correspondence, reports, petitions etc, and the seemingly endless legal dispute between the contractors and the government. A full list of the papers can be supplied on request. ***The Main Line Railway - between Hobart Town and Launceston - was constructed in the 1870s by a private (British) company, with the Tasmanian government undertaking to pay the interest on the required loan (to be offset by a share of the line’s profits), and funding this from general revenue as it was considered to be of benefit to the whole colony. The ratepayers in the districts served by the earlier Launceston and Western line, who had been required to guarantee that project themselves and were now being levied a ‘railway rate’ as a consequence of its difficulties, were unsurprisingly enraged, and soon that burden was also assumed by the government. The Main Line’s development did not go smoothly either; there were problems with the route and returns were less than anticipated, but the chief cause of trouble was a prolonged contractual dispute with the MLR Company which was not fully settled until 1890, when the colony purchased the entire operation. .

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        Recollections of the Paris Exhibition of 1867

      ONT>, 1868. ONT>, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating personal description of the 1867Paris Exhibition written and signed by, famous and enterprising French-British perfumer, Eugene Rimmel. Bound by W. Bone and Son, with the bookbinder label to the rear pastedown. Eugene Rimmel, 1820-1887, was a perfumer, born in France but becoming a naturalized British subject in 1857. Condition: In a Victorian cloth binding. Externally, slightly bumped, with a little darkening to the spine. With a gilt reference number to the spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright, with a few marks or spots, prominent to the first few pages. With a Worcester Public Library lending bookplate to the front pastedown, first dated 1889, with a blindstamp to the frontis and the title page. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Dog Crusoe and His Master. A Story of Adventure in the Western Prairies

      London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1868. London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated Victorian adventure tale for boysin a decorative calf binding. In a binding from Collegiate School, Tooting. Robert Michael Ballantyne, 1825-1894, was a Scottish author. Following the lead of Marryat and other previous writers, Ballantyne adapted the Robinson Crusoe model for Victorian boys and influenced subsequent Scottish writers such as R. L. Stevenson, who admired as a boy Ballantyne's works and their author -DNB. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, a few rubs. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean and bright, with just a little light browning and the very occasional spot or mark. There is asection missing from the lower left-hand margin of the title page. There is a small closed tear to the rear blank. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Historical Selections

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1868. London - Macmillan and Co., 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of essays on European history from numerous authors, including Roscoe, Palgrave, Hume and others. With chapters including The Battle of Hastings, The Crusades, Anselm, Gregory VII, and many others. Condition: Ina half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, though with some light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are bright, though with some patches of foxing and the occasional handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        List of the Writings of William Hazlitt and Leigh Hunt

      London - John Russell Smith, 1868. London - John Russell Smith, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 'List of the Writings of William Hazlitt and Leigh Hunt, chronilogically arranged; with notes, descriptive, critical, and explanatory; and a selection of opinions regarding their genius and characteristics, by distinguished contemporaries and friends, as well as subsequent critics; preceeded by a review of, and extracts from, Barry Cornwall's Memorials of Charles Lamb with a few words on William Hazlitt and his writings and a chronological list of the works of Charles Lamb'. A copperplateink inscription to the front blank 'To John Bright Esq' and dated April 18th 1868, which seems to be a dedication from the author of this work. Includes a bookplate from the personal library of one 'Arnold Dates'. Condition: In a half morocco binding with cloth boards. Externally,excellent with just minor shelfwear only and some rubbing to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean with just some scattered spotting to the first and last few pages. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        "Lieserschlucht bei Spittal".

      . Öl auf Karton, 24 x 22,5 cm, signiert.. Der Kärntner Maler Anton Gregoritch (Ferlach 1868 - 1923 München) hielt sich in den Sommermonaten oft in Viktring bei Klagenfurt auf, wo er sich neben der Porträtmalerei mit Vorliebe der Darstellung der Kärntner Landschaft gewidmet hat (s. auch unter Maria Loretto).

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        The Autobiography of Elder Joseph Bates

      Steam Press of the Seventh-Day Adventist Publishing Association, 1868., Battle Creek, MI - 306 p. + 16 p. of publisher's ads. 18 cm. Illustrated with a lithograph frontispiece portrait of the author, and a vignette on the half-title. Black cloth, blind-stamped on both covers with the "S.D.A. Pub. Association Battle Creek" logo. Title and a sailing ship stamped in gilt on the spine.Corners worn.Expert repair to the front joint and new endcaps on spine.Front hinge tape-repaired internally, barely noticeable. Foxing here and there. Title continues: "Embracing a Long Life On Shipboard, with Sketches of Voyages on the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas; Also Impressment and Service on board British War Ships, Long Confinement in Dartmoor Prison, Early Experience in Reformatory Movements; Travels in Various Parts of the World; And a Brief Account of The Great Advent Movement of 1840-1844." Joseph Bates (1792-1872) was a co-founder of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. This story was originally published in a series of fifty-one articles is a religious paper, "The Youth's Instructor," published at Battle Creek, Michigan, 1858-63. This is the first book appearance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BETHGE & JORDAN. Chocoladen und Zucker-Waaren Fabrik. Magdeburg und Schönebeck

      Magdeburg J. Brückner, 1868.. Kolor. Lithogr. v. Walter Ochs. 45 x 52, 5. Gerahmt. Firmengeschichte,. Wahrscheinlich Unikat, konnte in keinem Verzeichnis ermittelt werden. Sehr gut erhaltenes Zeugnis von Industriereklame. Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Magdeburg, eine große Außenansicht des Werkes und mehrere Detailansichten aus den Werkstätten. Gern übersenden wir Ihnen ein digitales Foto oder betrachten Sie das Blatt auf unserer Internetseite.

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        Sprookjens en Verhalen.

      . In Dichtmaat naverteld door J.J.L. Ten Kate. Eerste volledige Uitgaaf, met het photographisch afbeeldsel van Andersen. Leiden 1868. (4) + 181 + (2) pp. Publisher's (a little faded) pictorial cloth, very richly gilt on spine and boards. * Med frontispice i form af original foto af H.C. Andersen, taget af fotografen Budtz-Müller (1837-1884) i 1867. Billedet, der er et kabinetfotografi, viser H.C. Andersen i hel figur, siddende i en stol med en avis mellem haenderne. (H.C. Andersen skriver i sine dagböger, om dette portraet, 13. oktober 1867: "Smukt Solskins Veir; siddet for Budtz-Möller"). Dette er den förste fotografiske gengivelse af H.C. Andersen i en bog. Yderst sjaelden.<br>At the front an original photograph of H.C. Andersen, taken by the photographer Budtz Müller (1837-1884) in 1867. The cabinet photograph shows Andersen in full-lenght, sitting in a chair with a newspaper in his hands. (H.C. Andersen writes in his diaries about this portrait October 13 1867: "Nice sunny weather, been sitting for Budtz-Möller". This is the first photographic reproduction of H.C. Andersen in a book. Very rare..

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication

      London: John Murray, 1868. London: John Murray, 1868. 2 vols 1st ed. 1st issue. 22.0 x 13.4 cm. Pp. vol 1, viii, 411, 32 publisher&#39;s ads dated April 1867; vol 2, viii, 486, (2) publisher&#39;s ads dated February 1868. Publisher&#39;s blindstamped cloth. In poor condition. Vol 1 rubbed at extremities, spine ends slightly frayed, inner hinges cracked, damp marked on top edge but not extending down more than 1cm. Vol 2, upper board very damp marked with cloth bubbled, front free end paper sticking to pastedown and bubbled, small damp mark on lower board, owner&#39;s signature on first blank, extremities slightly rubbed. [Freeman 877, 1st issue points present 4 lines errata in vol 1, 7 lines in vol 2, imprint on spine in one line].. 1st Ed. Hard Cover. Poor/No Jacket.

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        Walt Whitman Signed Check

      New York 1868 - Walt Whitman Signed Check WHITMAN, Walt. Walt Whitman Signed Check. [New York: 1868]. (Measures 2 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches). Dated January 3, 1868. Filled out in another hand and signed by W.C. & F.P. Church (Publishers) payable to Whitman for $100.00. Endorsed on the reverse in black ink by Whitman. In very good condition with several vertical folds, cancellation cut to center, scattered light toning and soiling and a revenue stamp affixed to the front. This is Whitman's requested price for articles written by Whitman for Church. HBS 67044. $2,750

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        Reise der Oesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857 - 1858 - 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B.von Müllerstorf-Arbair - Beschreibender Theil von Dr.Karl von Scherzer -Drei Bände - mit vielen Karten - Beilagen und Holzschnitten,

      Carl Gerolds/Wien/1862+1864+1868, - Zustand: gut/Erster und Zweiter Band sind Zweite Auflage/Einband gering berieben und bestossen 45621 - V1 ***An unsere Kunden in Deutschland: Wir führen zweimal wöchentlich, Dienstag und Freitag Vormittag, unseren Versand aus Freilassing mit der Deutschen Post durch.*** Sprache: de Seiten/Illustr.: geb/Illustriert

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        34 offprints Eugenics genetics by Samuel Jackson Holmes 1868-1964

      various - Holmes, Samuel J. 1868-1964 American zoologist and eugenicist. 34 offprints. Some have complements of the author on cover. THE PROBLEM OF FORM REGULATION Leipzig, Wilhelm Englemann, 1904. The Selection of Random Movements as a Factor in Phototaxis 1905. TheCategories of Variation. 1909. The Tropism and Their Relation to More Complex Modes of Behavior 1912 (bound in boards). Social Ameliorationand Eugenic Progress 1919. Some have the stamp of Edmund B. WilsonColumbia College, Geneticist, or the stamp of J. S. Jennings Geneticist and eugenicist (copy has old tape to spine). The Biological Trend of the Negro, 1930; The Interplay of Heredity and Environment, 1929; The Changing Effects of Race Competition, 1938; The Resistant ectoderm of the negro, 1928; The Stabilized Natural Increase of the Negro, and many others. Some have prior owners stamps, or identification of author and date of the item in ink on cover, else very good. * Full list available. First editions. * [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Laws of the Cherokee Nation, Passed Durinfg the Years 1839-1867

      St Louis: The National Council, 1868. St Louis: The National Council, 1868. First Edition. Leather_bound. Good +. First Edition. Leather_bound. 8vo. [2], xi, 208pp, [2]. Restored. Original publisher&#39;s brown pigskin leather covers with new brown leather spine. Hinges repaired. Original red leather label pasted down on spine. Light damp-stains to pages. Previous owners business stamp on front endsheets. Last two blank pages have old handwritten calculations in pencil. W P Ross was the nephew of Cherokee Chief John Ross. After Ross died, W P Ross was elected principal chief by the Cherokee National Council and served a one year term from 1866-1867. He was replaced the following year by Lewis Downing.

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        THE STORY WITHOUT AN END

      London, Sampson Low, Son & Marston, 1868.. London, Sampson Low, Son & Marston, 1868.. FIRST EDITION WITH BOYLE ILLUSTRATIONS 1868, small 4to, 260 x 190 mm, 10¼ x 7½ inches, blue morocco grained cloth, bevelled edges to boards, double gilt rules to upper cover enclosing gilt design of spider&#39;s web, dragonfly, border of vine leaves and butterflies and gilt title, gilt lettered spine, all edges gilt, pages: vi, (2), 40. 15 very beautiful colour plates printed by George Leighton (as called for), all with thin paper guards, tinted sepia frontispiece with guard misplaced before it, black and white title vignette and line drawn tailpieces. Small lightish stain on spider&#39;s web on upper cover, small brown stain on background of cover near top, head and tail of spine slightly worn and neatly strengthened internally, spine edges slightly rubbed, corners slightly worn, paper hinge inside covers expertly repaired, inscription on half-title dated January 1868, pale foxing to some text pages and plate margins, 3 pinhead sized ink spots on Plate 14, plus 4 mm (3/16") ink spot and 3 further pinhead spots in the margin, otherwise contents nice. A very good copy of the scarce first edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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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        Fragmente oder kurze Aufsätze im Stammbuche zu gebrauchen. Aus empfindsamen Schriften gesammelt und aufgesetzet von Carl Friedrich Zeise. Aus Altona. - [Manuskript]. -

      . 89 (1) Seiten, geschrieben in schwarzer Tinte, marmorierter Ppbd. der Zeit, 16 cm. Der Apotheker Carl Friedrich Zeise aus Altona war Ururgroßvater von Theodor Zeise, dem Gründer der Altonaer Schiffsschraubenfabrik Zeise (vgl. Alberti, 1868: 2, 2432). - Das Manuskript ist datiert "Hannover. d. 4. Febr: Ao: 1778". - Einband berieben und bestoßen und mit Rissen des Überzugspapiers, Schnitt gering fleckig, sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar..

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        The Grammar of Ornament

      Bernard Quaritch, London 1868 - 157 pages in text. Folio, 34 x 25 cm. 100 plates, many are brilliant chromolithographs, numerous black and white illustrations in the text. Originally published 1856 in a folio edition this classic work on the history of ornament covers design areas from the earliest time period to date: Primitive, Egyptian, Assyrian/Persian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Arabian, Turkish, Moresque, Indian, Hindoo, Chinese, Celtic, Medieval, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Italian and Leaves and Flowers from Nature. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER P72. "A splendid corpus of historic ornament from all over the world; first produced during the Arts and Crafts movement in England. Illustrates the scientific study of color and theory of the geometric construction of ornament. The beautiful chromolithographs are still used by designers." Modest surface rubbing, nick backstrip head, chip to free front endpaper, tight, clean copy. Three quarter brown morocco and cloth, marbled endpapers, matching edges. Very good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Joss House on Black Rock, East Point, Hong Kong.

      HONG KONG 1868 - Albumen print, card mount. 8 ¾ x 11 ¾. This is an excellent early photograph of Lin Fa Kung Temple by William Pryor Floyd. A survey of Floyd?s photographs in the China Mail of August 8, 1868 highlighted this photograph as ?one of the most noteworthy of Floyd?s views of native Chinese architecture.? The Lin Fa Kung Temple was built as a worship place for Kwan Yin, also known as Kwun Yam, the goddess of mercy during the Qing Dynasty in the southeast area of Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Legend says that Kwun Yam was once seen presenting herself on Lotus Rock so worshippers built the temple near the rock to praise the goddess of mercy. Traditional festivals still take place at the Lin Fa Kung Temple including the Zhongqiu Festival. In the 19th century the people of Tai Hang began preforming the spectacular ?Fire Dragon Dance? during the festival to end a run of misfortune afflicting their village. To this day the tradition continues. A huge dragon made from straw and covered with burning incense sticks dances for three days and three nights accompanied by drummers and firecrackers. This is a superb early photograph of one of Hong Kong?s prized temples before unique architectural elements were lost during renovations.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE CRUELTIES INFLICTED UPON FRIENDS OF NORTH CAROLINA YEARLY MEETING DURING THE YEARS 1861 TO 1865, IN CONSEQUENCE OF THEIR FAITHFULNESS TO THE CHRISTIAN VIEW OF THE UNLAWFULNESS OF WAR

      London. 1868.. London. 1868.. 28pp. Original printed wrappers. Contemporary ownership inscription at top of front cover. Minor wear and soiling to covers. Internally clean. Very good. An examination of the brutal, and sometimes even fatal, consequences suffered by a group of North Carolina Quakers who refused to join the Confederate Army. The stories of a number of Friends are told, all of them bad. Some Moravians suffered similar fates. Rare.

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        Les Modes Parisiennes Illustrees. Journal de la bonne compagnie. 1868

      Paris, Chez le successeur d'Aubert, 1868,. OHLwd., mit Rückengoldprägung. 624 Seiten. 20 x 27 cm. 46 farbige Lithographien und 1 gefaltete s/w. Stempel auf d. Titelseite. Einband hat 2 Ecke abgerieben, sonst sehr gut erhalten, innen leicht braunfleckig, sonst auch sehr gut..

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        Belvedere, Carriacou, 1875.

      ,. Watercolour on heavy paper. Small stain at top right. 17 x 8" Described as being St Vincent I believe this is Belvedere Estate on Carriacou. Elinor Lascelles married Cecil Thomas Crisp Molineux Montgomerie in 1868. The Molineux Montgomerie family were plantation owners in the West Indies, and the newly-married couple travelled frequently between their West Indian estates and their estate in Garboldisham, Norfolk.

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        THE RAILWAYS OF INDIA: With an Account of Their Rise, Progess, and Construction. Written With the Aid of the Records of the India Office

      E. & F.N. Spon 1868. . E. & F.N. Spon 1868. . 1st Ed. xv + 384pp. Mounted photographic port. frontis., 2 diagrams, folding map. Some very light browning, original gilt lettered cloth, badly spotted, spine sl. bumped. The author was Deputy Consulting Engineer for Railways to the Government of Bengal. He had access to the records of the India Office, the East Indian Railway Company and the Reports and Letters of the Chief Engineers, a well as numerous contemporary publications pamphlets etc. US$2800

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        Handbuch der theoretischen und clinischen Percussion und Auscultation.

      Erlangen: Enke, 1868.. XII, 246 S. Pappband der Zeit.. Einband berieben und bestossen, papierbedingt gebräunt. Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempeln. - Geschichte der Percussion und Auscultation -- Die Lehre von der Percussion. -- Theorie der Percussion. -- Theorie von Williams; Mazonn; Hoppe; Skoda; Wintrich -- Williams'scher Trachealton -- Clinik der Percussion -- Percussionszeichen erster Ordnung -- Pathologische Percussionszeichen erster Ordnung -- Corollarien -- Persussionszeichen zweiter Ordnung. -- Percussionszeichen dritter Ordnung. -- Epicrise -- Casuistik.

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        Souvenirs of Ceylon: A Series of One Hundred and Twenty Illustrations of the Varied Coast, River, and Mountain Scenery of the Beautiful &#147;Eden of the Eastern Wave.&#148;... with a Descriptive Introduction by... Proprietor of the &#147;Ceylon Observer,&#148;

      Columbo: A.M. Ferguson, &#147;Observer&#148; Office [and] London: J. Haddon, 1868. . Columbo: A.M. Ferguson, &#147;Observer&#148; Office [and] London: J. Haddon, 1868. . First edition. Oblong 8vo. 269, (3) pp. Publisher&#146;s blindstamped dark green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and upper board, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece plus 119 black and white wood engravings of various sizes, from those several to a page, those full page plus a handful folding. The subjects ranging from local topography, to views of building and illustrations of local types. A very good copy. Uncommon. Copac lists just 5 copies, all dated a year later and with Haddon&#146;s London imprint.

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

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

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        Antarctic Mariner&#146;s Song

      NY, 1868. prev b/w frontis, plates, vignettes. (2), 92, (2) pp. Twenty-five years after he published his famous &#147;Thulia,&#148; Palmer wrote a second version of his poem about Antarctica, again with handsome engraved illustrations and descriptive notes. This title is even scarcer than the first. In fact, it is a rare book, not often found intact. Rosove states, &#147;Antarctic Mariner&#146;s Song is a far scarcer book than Thulia. Both editions were beautifully bound, but the bindings and paper have stood the test of time poorly; the majority of extant copies are worn or soiled, and the paper is usually foxed, often severely.&#148; (See Spence 891, Rosove 246.B1a.) This copy has some foxing, and the covers show marks of old water staining. The title page has a few erased pencil scrawls and there are old water stains around the edges of some pages. However the gold cover design is still fresh and the gilding on the spine, while sunned, is intact. The book as a whole presents itself better than this list of flaws would indicate.

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        Commentaire sur les elements du droit international et sur l'histoire des progres du droit des gens de Henry Wheaton. Precede d'une notice sur la carriere diplomatique de M. Wheaton. 3 volumes.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1868-, 1873.. 8°. XXVII, 404; IX, 505; XXII, 473 pp. Contemporary half-calf. Rare first edition of this large work on international law by the American politician and governer of Rhode Island Lawrence (1800-1881), who gives here more than a comment to the "Elements of International Law", published by Wheaton in 1836. - Several years later in 1880 a separte fourth volume was published with the title "Etudes sur la juridiction consulaire en pays chretiens et en pays non chretiens et sur l'extradition" (not present here). - Well preserbed, endpaper with small private stamp, just a litte browned or rubbed, otherwise fine.

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        CONFIDENCES ET REVELATIONS

      Edition : PARIS, DELAHAYS, 1868 - Première édition - Comment on devient sorcier - Portrait photographique par Mieusement contrecollé en frontispice - Autobiographie, suivi de 16 expériences inventées et exécutées pendant les représentations, décrites et illustrées chacune par une gravure - Demi-reliure cuir noir, plats marbrés, dos lisse orné de filets dorés - Coins un peu frottés, , quelques rousseurs - Bon exemplaire 440 pages, 23 cm, relié. Bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Ein Sommertag auf der Hochebene bei München." originaler, breitrandiger Kupferstich (ca.34x60cm) von Richter nach einem Gemälde von Lier; Unterhalb der Darstellung auf dem Blatt (44x68cm) betitelt und bezeichnet

      . "Seinen Mitgliedern der Altonaer Kunstverein auf das Jahr 1868" Peter & Fedoroff München [Blatt gebräunt.] Das Ölgemälde von Adolf Lier wurde erst am 6. Dezember 2006 bei Neumeister in München für 13.500,- EUR versteigert. Im Kataloge zur Auktion 334 vom 6. Dez. 2006 wird das Bild wie folgt beschrieben: "Auf dem Feldweg in der Bildmitte Bauernfamilie mit beladenem Erntewagen bei einem Feldkreuz. Ein weiterer Kornwagen wird links auf dem Feld beladen, rechts Schnitterinnen bei der Arbeit. Im Hintergrund die verblauende Silhouette des Zugspitzmassivs. L. u. signiert, Ortsbezeichnung München und 1868 datiert. Öl auf Lwd. 76 x 133 cm" Vgl. Mennacher, Theodor, Adolf Lier und sein Werk. München 1928, S. 72, WVZ-Nr. 230 "Ein Sommertag auf der Hochebene bei München" (1863)..

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        Little Women

      , 1868. 1868. First Edition, First Issue of &#147;Little Women&#148; and "Little Men" in the Original ClothALCOTT, Louisa M[ay]. Little Women or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Illustrated by May Alcott. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868.First edition, first printing, with no note at the foot of p. 341 regarding Little Women, Part Two, without &#147;Part One&#148; on the spine, and with Little Women priced $1.25 on the third page of the advertisements (p. 11). Twelvemo signed in eights. iv, [5]-341, [1, blank], [6, ads (numbered 3, 2, 11, 12, 8, 11)] pp. Frontispiece and three wood-engraved plates (facing pages 116, 135, and 320).Original green sand-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Plate opposite page 116 with minor marginal repair.[with:]ALCOTT, Louisa M[ay]. Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Part Second. With Illustrations. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1869.First edition, BAL State 1, with no notice for Little Women, Part First, at p. iv. Twelvemo signed in eights. [i-iii] iv, 5-356 [360], [8, ads (numbered 16, 12, 11, 3, 2, -, -, 14)] pp. Frontispiece and three wood-engraved plates (facing pages 44, 142 and 193). Original green sand-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Plate opposite page 142 with small piece of upper corner and tiny piece of lower corner torn away. The original cloth bindings on both volumes of Little Women have been expertly and almost invisibly rebacked by master book restorer Bruce Levy with the original spines laid down. [with:]ALCOTT, Louisa M[ay]. Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo&#146;s Boys. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871.First American edition (published about two weeks after the London edition), first issue, with Pink and White Tyranny listed as &#147;nearly ready&#148; in the ads. Small octavo. [4, ads], [4], 376 pp. Frontispiece and three wood-engraved plates (facing pages 13, 251, and 369).Original terra-cotta sand-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Spine extremities with minimal wear.In summary, this is an excellent all first edition, first issue set in the original cloth of what has become a notoriously rare book to find in it&#39;s original state. Little Women housed in a green morocco backed clamshell case and Little Men in a matching red morocco backed clamshell case. The two cases then housed together in a cloth slip case.BAL 158, 159, and 167. Peter Parley to Penrod 30. Grolier 100. American, 74.

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        Plan über den Schlossgarten der Fürstlichen Grundherrschaft Umkirch". Zeigt im Queen-Auguste-Victoria-Park (Fullwell-Park) alle "Gebäude, Wiesen mit Grasland und Anlagen, Waldboden, Weiher mit Zuleitung und Abzugsgraben, Wege und Hofraithen.

      . Aquarell über Federzeichnung, sign. und dat. "E. Busath Geometer ... Dezember 1868", 41 x 54 cm.. Links "Straße nach Waldershofen", rechts "Gewann Hagenmatte", oben "Gewann Biegärten", unten "Dorfbach Ortsetter". Mit Zeichenerklärungen: "Die eingez(eichnete) Wasserleitung v(on) d(em) Schloß geg(en) d(ie) Waltershof Straße besteht aus gußeis(ernen) Röhren. dto. hint(er) d(em) Schloß, Ableitung in Bach, aus Steingutröhren, die eingez(eichneten) Querstrich ... zeigen die 5 vorhand(enen) Putzkästen an. Brunnenleitung in eiser(nen) Röhren vom Schlosse in die Küche." Ergänzt 1931: "Abwasserleitung im März 1931 mit neuen runden Putzkästen versehen." Maßstab: 1cm = 1 Tausendstel "der wirklichen Größe". - Alt auf Leinen aufgezogen, Längs- und Querfalten, mittig Papierdurchbruch, im Randbereich verschiedene Altersspuren.

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        NUTZLICHES REISEBUCH FUR AMERIKA: UNENTBEHRLICHES TASCHENBUCH FUR AUSWANDERER NACH AMERIKA

      Ulm. [n.d., ca. 1868].. Ulm. [n.d., ca. 1868].. [8],224,112pp., plus folding colored frontispiece map. Original printed blue paper boards. Boards rubbed and soiled, spine perished, corners bumped. A few leave tanned, but quite neat internally. A good plus copy. A rare German handbook for emigrants to the United States in the post-Civil War era. It is the second volume, but a complete work in itself, of a series of emigrant&#39;s guides. Undated, this volume was published around 1868 (based on internal evidence) at a time when Germans were still the largest European ethnic group immigrating to America. The text covers a variety of essential fields, including travel itineraries, hints on settling, legal questions, money and economics, agriculture, trade, and commerce. Directions are given for emigrating to New York from Bremen and Hamburg, and sketches are given of each of the American states, from Maine to Texas. The second section of the text consists largely of letters from emigrants in various states written in the early 1850s, including from Arkansas, Missouri, California, New York, Philadelphia, Ohio, and more. Thirteen American coins are illustrated, front and back, and there is also a section of vocabulary. The attractive folding frontispiece map, colored in outline, would not have been of great use to an emigrant in the late 1860s, showing, for example, the pre-1848 boundaries of Oregon Territory. We can find no records of copies of Rau&#39;s emigrant guide in the market or at auction. OCLC lists only four copies, at the University of Illinois, Bethel College, the Detroit Public Library, and the University of Chicago. OCLC 11639757, 78124310.

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        Aristoteles Thierkunde: Kritisch-berichtigter Text (griechisch), mit deutscher Übersetzung, sachlicher und sprachlicher Erklärung und vollständigem Index (2 Bände KOMPLETT)

      Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann; 1868.. 543/ 498 Seiten; 7 lithographirten Tafeln; Gebundene Ausgabe. Bei dem hier angebotenen Werk handelt es sich um ein Exemplar aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek mit den entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen, wie Rückenschild, Bibliotheksstempel usw. Der Erhaltungszustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder weisen alters-/papierbedingt gebräunte Stellen auf; Orig.Halbleder - bei Bd. 1: Rücken leicht gebrochen; KOMPLETTPREIS für 2 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten;

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        Armorial historique du Canton du Vallais.

      Neuchatel, o. Vlg., 1868. 4°, 4 Bl., 20 Taf. mit je 25 chromlithogr. Wappen, HLdr., Berieben, durchgehend stockfleckig, trotzdem gutes Exemplar Preis in CHF: 825. Preface par de Mandrot.

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        Il Propugnatori: Studii Filologici, Storici e Bibliografici di Vari Soci della Commissione pe&#39; Testi di Lingua. Volumes 1, 3-20

      Bologna: Presso Gaetano Romagnoli, 1868-1887, passim. Bologna: Presso Gaetano Romagnoli,, 1868-1887, passim. volumes 1, 3-20, bound, very thick quartos, mostly untrimmed as issued, text darkened, particularly in later volumes, ex library, about good, PRICE IS FOR THE LOT:. Photos available upon request.

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        Die Nilzuflüsse in Abyssinien.

      Forschungsreise vom Atbara zum Blauen Nil und Jagden in Wüsten und Wildnissen. Von Sir Samuel W. Baker. Autorisirte Deutsche Ausgabe von Dr. Friedrich Steger. Erster - Zweiter Band. Braunschweig: George Westermann, 1868. Portrait,(iii)-xiv,(2),269 + (iii)-ix,(7),253 pp. + 24 plates and 2 colour maps. Publishers decorated brown cloth. Owners stamp on ffep. Worn at lower cornertips and at head and foot of spine. Large bookplate on front pastedown. 22 x 15 cm

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        The Anatomical Memoirs of John Goodsir F.R.S. Late Professor of Anatomy in the University of Edinburgh.

      Edinburgh Adam and Charles Black Two volumes First Edition 1868 - Thick 8vo. 2 vols. xix, 469pp, xxviii, 524pp. Illustrated with plates and numerous text figures. Volume two largely unopened. In publisher's brown stippled cloth. Some slight internal foxing but otherwise a very good largely unread set. Very scarce medical history/biography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Salmon Fisheries of England, 1868, From Authentic Information Obtained from the House of Commons, to Which is Added Valuable and Exclusive Information, Extracted from the Reports of the Commissioners of Fisheries in France, America, Norway, & Russia

      London/Bath: Longmans, Green, & CO./William Lewis, "Directory" Office, 1868. London/Bath: Longmans, Green, & CO./William Lewis, "Directory" Office, 1868. Small octavo, 17.6 x 11.3 cm, 117 pages. First edition. Color lithographed frontispiece. A digest of the issues and failing policies facing British salmon fisheries. Threats to fisheries throughout the North Atlantic arose in the 19th century, and despite many laws to regulate salmon in England, all proved ineffectual. Thomas Ashworth expands the issue beyond the British quandary to include extracts from the related and corresponding policies and solutions of New England (specific reference to Maine policies), France, Norway, and Russia. Text, clean, unmarked, very minor toning. Half dark blue morocco, marbled boards, covers tooled in gilt, raised bands, spine titled and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; binding square and tight, minor rubbing. Inscription on one of the front blanks, "Alfred Denison May 15, 1868 with Major Scott&#39;s compliments." Bound for Clan Melville, with their oval leather label, gilt device and border, at upper left of front paste down. Very Good. [OCLC locates just three copies].

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        Letters written from the Crimea to several Members of his Family by the Late Major Fiennes Cornwallis

      Privately Printed,, 1868. Privately Printed,, 1868. Collected and edited by Mrs. Wykeham Martin of Leeds Castle. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to the boards, pale grey surface-paper endpapers. Somewhat rubbed, corners bumped, spine crumpled head and tail, and chipping at the head, hinges slightly cracked, binding internally slightly cracked in places, but holding. First edition. Uncommon, just 6 locations worldwide on OCLC. Eton-educated, Major Cornwallis served with the 4th Hussars in the Crimea and rode with them in the Charge of the Light Brigade, his account contained in his letters of the 27 October and 2 November 1854; "Dear Mama, I write you a line to allay any fears you may have about me, as you will see by the Times that the Light Cavalry Brigade were let into a sort of Chillianwallah trap and cut to pieces. It is unfortunately too true; but I am one of the lucky ones that escaped &#133;" Tennyson&#39;s Charge of the Light Brigade is printed as an epilogue.

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        Cabinet Maker&#39;s Album Of Furniture : comprising a collection of designs for the newest and most elegant styles of furniture

      Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1868. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1868. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 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 .

      [Bookseller: Mike's Library]
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