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        At Home on Furlough.

      Madras: Higginbotham and Co.,, 1868. Octavo. Original green cloth over bevelled boards by C. Foster, titles to spine gilt, double rule frame blocked in blind to covers, yellow endpapers. Binder's ticket to foot of rear pastedown. Slight rubbing to extremities, top edge lightly dust toned; an excellent copy. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Tudor Trevor, from the author. 18th Nov. 1868, Madras". The recipient was a fellow immigrant and director of the Madras civil orphan asylums. This work is a collection of letters, the majority of which were first published in the Madras Times between September 1866 and December 1867. Lawson was the secretary of the Chamber of Commerce in Salem, a city in the state of Tamil Nadu, and wrote these letters for the entertainment of other British citizens living in India. Uncommon institutionally, with only two copies traced on OCLC.

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        Zum 5. November 1868 [Festschrift Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg]

      Unpublished manuscript, The Ehrenberg Family, 1868. Oblong folio (36.0 x 27.0 cm). Full embossed morocco. Boards with gilt borders; front board with gilt title. Iridescent endpapers; top edge gilt; brass clasps.l A unique, personal Liber Amicorum for Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795-1876), arranged chronologically. The album was carefully crafted as a present at Ehrenberg's 50th anniversary as a doctor of science. Its artists are Ehrenberg's daughters Helene (1834-1890), Laura (1836-****), and Clara (1838-after 1905?), and his son Hermann Alexander (1840-****). Clara, the youngest daughter, contributed most; she is also the author of a work titled "Unser Elternhaus: Ein Familienbuch für meine Geschwister und deren Kinder und Enkel" (published in 1905). Clara must have been closest to her father; she also helped him with arranging and filing his huge collections of microscopic specimens (see Lazarus & Jahn, 1998, "Using the Ehrenberg collection"), and drew specimens of Foraminifera and other minute organisms. The work is divided into four parts: "Jugendzeit" (Youth); "Africa"; "Heimath"; and "Neuere reisen" (Later travels). "Jugendzeit" starts with a fine drawing of Ehrenberg's place of birth, Delitzsch in Saxony, a town virtually untouched during the Second World War. Today, most landmark buildings are exactly as drawn by Helene, some 150 years ago. This is followed by a suite of 13 photos (on three leaves) of Schulpforta, a boarding school of Hogwartsian proportions. Being a former Cistercian monastery, Pforta Abbey (built between 1137-1540) is a famous German boarding school for academically gifted children, now called Landesschule Pforta. Notable alumni include the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, the mathematician and astronomer August Ferdinand Möbius, the historian Leopold von Ranke, the poet Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock and, between 1809-1815, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg. A photo of Leipzig University (destroyed in WWII), from which Ehrenberg graduated in 1818, follows. His thesis dealt with fungi. The next chapter deals with Africa, in particular Egypt and the Red Sea region, including the Sinai dessert, which is represented by a fine drawing by Ehrenbergs daughter Clara, who contributed additional watercolour and pencil views of Tor and Massawa (Eritrea); as well as a 1860's photo of Cairo. Together with Wilhelm Friedrich Hemprich (1796-1825), Ehrenberg travelled through the region twice, collecting natural history specimens. Unfortunately, Hemprich died of fever in Massawa. Returning to Germany, Ehrenberg was elected a member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences and become an assistant professor at the University of Berlin (now Humboldt University - represented by two photographs). He published much of the results of his travels, describing hundreds of new species of animals and plants, mostly in the series "Symbolae physicae", in which Hemprich remained listed as second author. His travels through Russia, together with Alexander von Humboldt, are not recorded; the next illustrations (fine pencil drawings by Clara), are of Wismar (1831), Schoenebeck (1850), and the Biliner Felsen (a mountain near Bílina, Czechia, also visited by Goethe). Another large photo shows Dresden, visited by Ehrenberg in 1844, Boltenhagen (1845; drawn by Clara) and Cambridge (1847; drawn by Clara). Ehrenberg visited Cambridge and Oxford; in Oxford he met Charles Darwin - they remained friends. The following sketch by Clara shows the view from Ehrenberg's house in Berlin, followed by photos from Venice (1853), Hamburg (1854) and a fine drawing by Helene of "Das Grosse Schloss" in Blankenburg im Harz (1856). Hermann contributed one fine, detailed ink drawing of the rear and garden of the "Haus der naturforschenden Freunden zu Berlin". Ehrenberg was a member of the Gesellschaft von naturforschenden Freunden (founded 1773). The building was later altered and then sold (1906); it no longer exists. This is followed by a large photo of the Institut de France, in Paris, a view from the Seine river that has not changed much in 150 years time. In 1832, Ehrenberg received the institute's "Prix pour Physiologie expérimentale". The "Neuere Reisen" starts with three views of Mount Vesuvius, Capri and Ischia (1858, all by Clara), an old, large photo of Rome's Circus maximus, a bird's eye view of Heligoland (1861), and a large watercolour view of the Jungfrau mountain in the Alps (1860). Next is a very accurate and delicate rendering of the Arctic-alpine plant Dryas octopetula, by Laura, who had married a botanist. This is followed by an oil painting on cardboard by Clara, "Schledorf am Kochelsee. 1862"; an unsigned watercolour (probably also by Clara) of "Unsere Wohnung im Park zu Aigen bei Salzburg. 1862"; another very fine plant drawing by Laura "Cyclamen europaeum", dated 1862, and more views of Central European places, including a watercolour of Nice, in southern France. This is followed by another suite of fine watercolours by Clara, and two more oil paintings in her hand, including a view on the Berner Alps, dated 1867. The final illustration is a mounted photo of the Löwenbrücke im Thiergarten bei Berlin (lion's bridge in the Berlin Zoo), which was built in 1834 and still exists. Loosely inserted are a) a drawing, presumably by Clara, of a wooden house, and b) a photo (ca. 1860-1870) of a street in Berlin, with a view towards the Marienkirche in Berlin Mitte. The use of photographs is peculiar; photographs made in or perhaps a few years previous to 1868 have been included to illustrate localities where Ehrenberg stayed long before photography had even been invented. Several, however, may have been made for this special occasion. Several pages were deliberately left blank, apparently to leave room for additional souvenirs, such as the early Berlin photo and the drawing of a wooden house. Both the map and contents in excellent condition. Truly a "museum piece".

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        The Overland Monthly, 1868-71, Volumes 1-6.

      A. Roman 1868 - he first six annual volumes. Hardcover, green pebbled cloth, gilt titles and logo on spine. Each volume 550-600 pp. First appearance of Bret Harte's The Luck of Roaring Camp, as well as early contributions by Mark Twain and tales and poems by California Bohemian founders Charles Warren Stoddard and Ina Coolbrith. Among the tales and articles in this short run are Harte's "The Luck of Roaring Camp," "Dickens in Camp," and "Plain Language from Truthful James," and Ambrose Bierce's "The Haunted Valley" and "Grizzly Papers," Mark Twain is represented by four travel logs that ultimately formed the basis for A Tramp Abroad. Numerous works by Stoddard and Coolbrith. NOTE: Volume 2 is not hard-bound; it is bound in original green printed wrappers with black buckram spine and in fair condition only: moderate wear, hand-printed paper label attached to spine, moderate edgewear with ¼ cut at lower of back wrapper; internally very good as with other volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Child Wife: A Tale of the Two Worlds

      London: Ward, Lock & Tyler, Warwick House, Paternoster Row, 1868. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, small abrasion below imprint in each volume, else fine. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Novel by the Irish born adventurer, soldier, and novelist Thomas Mayne Reid (1818-1883), who tramped the west with Audubon, befriended Edgar Allan Poe, distinguished himself in the Mexican War, where he was wounded in the thigh. He returned to Europe to join the revolution in Bavaria in 1848, then settled in England and began a flourishing literary career. He lived extravagantly, and only the success of an 1866 novel The Headless Horseman saved him from poverty. The Child Wife gives some account of his 1854 courtship of "fifteen-year-old Elizabeth Hyde, daughter of George William Hyde, a Nottingham hosier". Late in life he was crippled by the recurrence of his war wound; "friends helped him obtain back-pay and a pension from the American army" (ODNB). Sadleir 2019; Wolff 5730

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        Das Hochgebirge der Schweiz. Prachtwerk mit 52 der interessantesten Ansichten aus dem Alpen-, Gletscher- und Felsengebiete. Nach Photographien und getreu nach der Natur bearbeitet und in Stahl gestochen von J. F. Rüdisühli, C. Huber u. A. m. Mit topographischem Text von Professor Ed. Osenbrüggen. (1. Ausgabe).

      Basel, Chr. Krüsi, London, Williams & Norgate, Paris, Frank, New-York, B. Westermann, o.J. (1868), - gr. in-4°, 4 Bl. (Vortitel, Titelbl., Inhaltsverz., Vorwort) + 304 Spalten (152 S.) + 52 Original-Stiche einschliesslich gestoch. Titel, stockfleckig, Original H.-Lederband. Erstausgabe, sehr selten. Dieses Buch wurde bald so populär, dass innerhalb von 12 Jahren mehrere Auflagen in deutscher und in französischer Übersetzung erschienen. ?Geschlachtet? wurde dieses Buch zu Hunderten, vor allem wegen seinen schönen Stahlstichen. Diese Erstausgabe ist darum so selten, weil nur diese Ausgabe die Abbildung von der später abgeänderten Ansicht von Zermatt ?Zermat (sic) et le mont Cervin (Valais)?, als sogenannte ?gute Ansicht? beinhaltet. In späteren Ausgaben heisst die Abb. ?Zermatt Ct. Wallis? und wurde aus einem anderem Blickwinkel abgebildet. Die Abb. Grindelwald-Gletscher und Aernen fehlen in unserem Exemplar, dafür ist die Abb. Varen (Valais) eingebunden worden.Sonst komplettes Exemplar dieses Klassikers des alpinen Ansichtenwerkes aus u.a. Graubünden, Berner-Oberland, Glarus und Wallis. Première édition de cet album de 52 vues pittoresques sur les glaciers des Alpes suisses et du Mont-Blanc, avec un texte topographique important. Dans cet exemplaire la vue de ?Aernen? manque, on a relié à sa place ?Varen? La rare vue de ?Zermat et le mont Cervin?, ne figure que dans cette 1ère édition. Bel album Rare et recherché. (Perret. Éditions plus tardives seulement).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 3253 (seulement l'éd. française après l'éd. de 1875 en allemand); Lonchamp 2231; Wäber, BSL III/93 (EA 1868, mit 48 Stahlstichen (sic, Irrtum 52 (oder 54) Stahlstiche). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Zürich, Caesar Schmidt, 1868, - in-8vo gef., 7 S. Text ?Der St. Gotthard? (Buchdr. Zürcher u. Furrer) + 1 gef. farblithogr. Panorama 17.5 x 256.5 cm, Stempeln S.A.C. (Basel), Panorama in Halbleinen mit Orig.-Umschlagbild ?Hôtel du Monte Prosa auf dem St. Gotthard? von Felix Lombardi Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On Governors.

      London, Taylor and Francis, 1868. 8vo. Contemp. hcalf, richly gilt spine. Spine with gilt lettering. Spine slightly rubbed. A tear to leather at lower compartment, no loss. Marbled edges. In: "Proceeding of the Royal Society", Vol. XVI. X,534 pp. a. 2 plates. (Entire volume offered). Maxwell's paper: pp. 270-283. Internally cean and fine. First printing of this groundbreaking paper being the foundation of control theory - the first significant paper on feedback - the foundation of cybernetics. Norbert Wiener, in his 'Cybernetics', called Maxwell's work "the first significant paper on feed-back" (p.19). In coining the term "cybernetics" to describe the field of control and communication/information theory, Wiener was paying homage to Maxwell's paper as the English word "governor" - the familiar term for the first popular feedback device - derives from the Latin corruption of the Greek "kubernetes". The word means "steersman"; the steering engines of a ship are among the earliest and best developed forms of feedback mechanism. The Concept of feedback, defined by Wiener as "a method of controlling a system by reinserting into it the results of its past performance" (Wiener 1950, 61) was known as far back as the third century B.C., but did not take off until the later part of the eighteenth century, when James Watt's invention of the centrifugal governor (1788) sparked an immediate rise in the creation of other feedback control devices. "During the 19th century countless feedback devices were invented for a multitude of purposes ... The dynamic problems of speed regulation provided the motive for the first attempts at formulating a mathematical theory of automatic control" (Mayr 1970, 131). Maxwell's was one of the earliest attempts, following the device described in George Biddell Airy's paper "The regulator of the clock-work for effecting uniform movement of equatorials" (1840-51). Origins of Cyberspace 337.

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        A Treatise on Coast-Defence. Based on the experience gained by officers of the Corps of Engineers of the Army of the Confederated States, and compiled from official reports of officers of the Navy of the United States, made during the late North American War from 1861 to 1865.

      London: Spon, 1868. xviii, 326 S. mit 2 colorierten Tafeln sowie 15 (von 16) mehrfach gefalteten Plänen und Karten; gr. 8°; gebunden, Orig.-Leinen mit Goldprägung, Kopfgoldschnitt; Tafel 1 fehlt. Einbandrücken vom Buchbinder restauriert. Einband insgesamt etwas fleckig und unfrisch, 2 Falttafeln mit Einriß. Sonst schönes Exemplar! /vitrine Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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

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

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        The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

      J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1868 - 409 pp. First American trade edition. Pebbled green cloth binding with gilt stamping, beveled edges. Very Good with light lean to spine, patch of cloth slightly lifted from the board at the top edge of the front cover, cloth lightly rubbed, pages toned. A very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Farewell to the World of Richard Bishop, Who Now Lies Under Sentence.

      1868 - London, 1868. 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" Annoyed to Death [Broadside]. [Execution]. [Great Britain]. Farewell to the World of Richard Bishop, Who Now Lies Under Sentence of Death in Maidstone Gaol, For the Murder of Alfred Cartwright. London: H. Disley, Printer, [1868]. 9-1/2" x 7-1/2" verse broadside. Main text in two columns separated by rules. Some toning, creasing and a few minor stains, contemporary annotations to verso, otherwise fine. $500. * A broadside ballad issued before the public hanging of Bishop for the murder of his neighbor, Cartwright. The murder was provoked by a shouting match between Bishop and another man on a nearby street that woke Cartwright. Irritated, he called the police. Bishop was arrested and an angry Cartwright followed him and the policemen, proclaiming angrily that he intended to press charges against his noisy neighbor. Angered by his taunting, Bishop broke free of the police and stabbed Cartwright to death. Bishop was sentenced at the Old Bailey but hanged outside Maidstone Prison, Kent, 27 days later. It was the last public execution to take place in Kent, less than a month before the last public execution in England, which occurred in London on May 26, 1868. Our copy is probably a printer's proof. It is printed on scrap paper watermarked 1844 and has an unrelated annotation dated 1848 to its verso. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz in colorirten Abbildungen nach der Natur in natürlicher Grösse. Mit systematisch geordnetem Text von C.A. Kranz.

      München, Christian Kaiser, 1867-1868. - 2. Aufl. 4 Bände (3 Bde. + Supplementbd.). 13x9 cm. 16 S., 21 S., Tafel 1-100, 16 S.; 1 Bl., 19 S., Tafel 101-200, 16 S.; 1 Bl., 19 S., Tafel 201-300, 16 S.; Kolor. Vortitel, 27 S., Tafel 301-400, 6 S., 2 S. Anz. Grüne OLn.-Bde. mit goldgepr. Einbandverzierung. Nissen 2119. - 2. Auflage in 3 Bänden und Supplementband mit 400 kolorierten Tafeln mit Pflanzennamen in Lateinisch und Deutsch. - (Stellenweise leicht fleckig. Einige Bogen lose, v.a. im 3. und 4. Band). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hamburger Bilderbogen: 6 Hefte der Reihe ( so vollständig ) mit: Unsere Krieger in Wort und Bild / Unsere Dienstmädchen / Unsere Kinderwelt / Unsere Lait / Aus dem Bühnenleben ...

      (.../ Unser Tagewerk. ) ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - ca. 1868 - 1871 erschienen ). Das erste Heft *Unsere Krieger* mit 12 n.n. Blättern mit zahlreichen schwarz-weißen Holzstich-Illustrationen, die Folgehefte mit jeweils 10 n. n. Blättern mit großen schwarz-weißen Holzstichillustrationen. Jeweils in OBroschur ( die Krieger in illustrierter OBroschur ), Folio ( 37 x 24 cm ). Die Broschur jeweils fleckig, teils mit starken Randläsionen, angeknickt, mit Nummerierung. Die erste Bilderbogensammlung *Unsere Krieger in Wort und Bild* schlechter Erhaltung: Die Broschur hier mit starken Randläsionen. Innen Papier der Bilderbögen jeweils stärker zeitbedingt gebräunt, teils etwas fleckig, teils mit Randläsionen ( einige Blätter auch stärker ), teils angeknickt oder eselsohrig. Zusammen 6 Hefte. - außerordentlich selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 350 Gramm ) ( Literatur: Rump, Hamburger Künstlerlexikon, Seite 128 )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        Aus der Rothenburger Chronik. Zwei Erzählungen.

      Tothenburg o. Tauber. Verlag der P. J. Beck'schen Buchhandlung. 1868 - 2 Bll., 360, (1) Seiten u. zwei Seiten mit Verlagsanzeigen. Halbleinwand-Einband der Zeit mit Rückentitel u. marmorierten Deckeln. (Einband teils berieben. Rückenkante brüchig u. teils eingerissen. Papier teils fleckig). 19x12 cm * Einzige Ausgabe. Sehr selten! Enthält die beiden Erzählungen: Heinrich Topler's Ende (Ein Bild mittelalterlichen Lebens) und Die Nordenberger (Erzählung aus Rothenburgs Vorzeit). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 650

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        Hamburger Bilderbogen: 6 Hefte der Reihe ( so vollständig ) mit: Unsere Krieger in Wort und Bild / Unsere Dienstmädchen / Unsere Kinderwelt / Unsere Lait / Aus dem Bühnenleben ...

      J.F.Richter Hamburg (.../ Unser Tagewerk. ) ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - ca. 1868 - 1871 erschienen ). Das erste Heft *Unsere Krieger* mit 12 n.n. Blättern mit zahlreichen schwarz-weißen Holzstich-Illustrationen, die Folgehefte mit jeweils 10 n. n. Blättern mit großen schwarz-weißen Holzstichillustrationen. Jeweils in OBroschur ( die Krieger in illustrierter OBroschur ), Folio ( 37 x 24 cm ). Die Broschur jeweils fleckig, teils mit starken Randläsionen, angeknickt, mit Nummerierung. Die erste Bilderbogensammlung *Unsere Krieger in Wort und Bild* schlechter Erhaltung: Die Broschur hier mit starken Randläsionen. Innen Papier der Bilderbögen jeweils stärker zeitbedingt gebräunt, teils etwas fleckig, teils mit Randläsionen ( einige Blätter auch stärker ), teils angeknickt oder eselsohrig. Zusammen 6 Hefte. - außerordentlich selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 350 Gramm ) ( Literatur: Rump, Hamburger Künstlerlexikon, Seite 128 )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Christian Förster, J.F. Richter, Bilderbogen, Hamburger Bilderbogen, Krieger, Dienstmädchen, Kinder, Leute, Bühnenleben, Tagewerk, Karikatur, Humor, Humoresken, Holzstich, Goog

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        Singapore: Album with Twelve Albumen Prints of Singapore, plus others of India etc

      Contemporary green leather photography album, circa 1870. Very rare and fascinating early album of photographs, primarily of Singapore. Twelve albumen prints of Singapore, plus others of India, Scotland, and numerous small size prints of family and personal nature of the original owner. Date: some images 1860's, others early 1870's. In a contemporary album, 23cm x 28.5cm, full green leather tooled in gilt. Singapore images all approx 24cm x 18cm. Images in order they appear in the album: St Andrew's Cathedral; three Malay warriors with spears and shields; John Little & Co. at Raffles Place (poss: John Thomson); Padang with St Andrew's, the Masonic Lodge and part of the Family Hotel; Raffles Place with John Gemmill's Fountain; Malay workers resting; Town Hall and Court House from the Padang; a fine image of City Hall; View of the Harbour from Pearl's Hill; Dalhousie Obelisk behind trees; study of a palm tree; Boat Quay from Fort Canning. Internally clean and fine. Boards rubbed and bottom 2'' of spine missing.

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        The Child Wife: A Tale of the Two Worlds

      London: Ward, Lock & Tyler, Warwick House, Paternoster Row, 1868. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, small abrasion below imprint in each volume, else fine. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Novel by the Irish born adventurer, soldier, and novelist Thomas Mayne Reid (1818-1883), who tramped the west with Audubon, befriended Edgar Allan Poe, distinguished himself in the Mexican War, where he was wounded in the thigh. He returned to Europe to join the revolution in Bavaria in 1848, then settled in England and began a flourishing literary career. He lived extravagantly, and only the success of an 1866 novel The Headless Horseman saved him from poverty. The Child Wife gives some account of his 1854 courtship of "fifteen-year-old Elizabeth Hyde, daughter of George William Hyde, a Nottingham hosier". Late in life he was crippled by the recurrence of his war wound; "friends helped him obtain back-pay and a pension from the American army" (ODNB). Sadleir 2019; Wolff 5730

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        Hamburger Bilderbogen: 6 Hefte der Reihe ( so vollständig ) mit: Unsere Krieger in Wort und Bild / Unsere Dienstmädchen / Unsere Kinderwelt / Unsere Lait / Aus dem Bühnenleben .

      J.F.Richter, Hamburg - (./ Unser Tagewerk. ) ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - ca. 1868 - 1871 erschienen ). Das erste Heft *Unsere Krieger* mit 12 n.n. Blättern mit zahlreichen schwarz-weißen Holzstich-Illustrationen, die Folgehefte mit jeweils 10 n. n. Blättern mit großen schwarz-weißen Holzstichillustrationen. Jeweils in OBroschur ( die Krieger in illustrierter OBroschur ), Folio ( 37 x 24 cm ). Die Broschur jeweils fleckig, teils mit starken Randläsionen, angeknickt, mit Nummerierung. Die erste Bilderbogensammlung *Unsere Krieger in Wort und Bild* schlechter Erhaltung: Die Broschur hier mit starken Randläsionen. Innen Papier der Bilderbögen jeweils stärker zeitbedingt gebräunt, teils etwas fleckig, teils mit Randläsionen ( einige Blätter auch stärker ), teils angeknickt oder eselsohrig. Zusammen 6 Hefte. - außerordentlich selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 350 Gramm ) ( Literatur: Rump, Hamburger Künstlerlexikon, Seite 128 )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AB-SA-RA-KA HOME OF THE CROWS: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on the Plains

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1868. 284 pages of text. Original binding is lightly to moderately worn, rebacked, with original spine laid-down; protected in archival mylar. Illustrated with a folding map, with some repairs. Several pages have minor soiling or discoloration, and some pages are not the same length indicating that the pages were loose before rebacking. Howes C175; Field 244: The most valuable portion of the book is that in which she gives the personal narrations of some restored captives, scarely to be deemed happy in surviving the awful massacre of their families. A previous owner's bookplate on on the inside front cover: Charles Carpenter. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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

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

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        Teilnachlaß der Familie Niemetschek-Neuling-Richter.

      Sadska, Prag, Wien u. a. O., 1784-1868. - Über 100 Briefe, Dokumente und Notizen von, an und zu Franz Xaver Niemetschek und Familie. Umfangreicher Teilnachlaß aus der direkten Nachkommenschaft des ersten Mozartbiographen. Zwar enthalten die Dokumente keine neuen Informationen zu Mozart selbst, jedoch werfen sie neues Licht auf das bislang nur unvollständig erfaßte Leben Niemetscheks und beleuchten darüber hinaus facettenreich das groß- und bildungsbürgerliche Milieu der Biedermeierzeit in Wien und Böhmen. Insbesondere die Diskussion, ob Niemetschek Mozart jemals persönlich begegnet ist, erhält neue Nahrung durch den Beleg, daß der früh musikbegeisterte Gelehrte (selbst Pianist) während seiner Studienzeit in Prag 1787 durchaus Gelegenheit hatte, Mozart bei seinen Auftritten zu sehen. - Der im böhmischen Sadská geborene Schulmann F. X. Niemetschek war schon 1778 als Schüler nach Prag gekommen; ab 1794 war er Erzieher und Unterkunftgeber des neunjährigen Carl Thomas Mozart (bis 1797). Seine Frau Theresia (geb. Schnell), Tochter eines Prager Kaufmanns und in den frühen 1790er Jahren eine der gefragtesten Hutmacherinnen der Stadt, hatte im Prager Salon des Pianisten F. X. Duschek und seiner Frau Josephine die Familie Mozart bereits 1787 kennengelernt. Während Friedrich Schlichtegroll, der andere frühe Biograph Mozarts, seine Kenntnisse über den Musiker nur von dessen Salzburger Freund Albert von Mölk und der Schwester Maria Anna Mozart bezog (weswegen sein Bericht die Jugend Mozarts ausführlicher behandelt und die Wiener Zeit geringer gewichtet), hatte Niemetschek die Witwe Constanze als Gewährsfrau. Er konnte den Komponisten deshalb jedenfalls nach den Mitteilungen Constanzes, denen der Duscheks und seiner eigenen Gattin, nach umstrittener Auffassung aber wahrscheinlich auch aus kurzer persönlicher Kenntnis schildern. 1798 erschien unter Constanzes Mitarbeit seine berühmte erste Mozartbiographie (eine frühere Fassung soll bereits im Vorjahr bei Kasper Widtmann in Prag erschienen sein, doch ist kein Exemplar bekannt). - Im Jahre 1799 wurde Niemetscheks Tochter Theresia geboren, 1802 sein Sohn Franz Xaver d. J. Im gleichen Jahr wurde er als Professor der Philosophie an die Prager Universität berufen. Theresia heiratete 1820 den Wiener Hausbesitzer und Geschäftsmann Bruno Neuling, Eigentümer des weitläufigen Hauses "Zum goldenen Hirschen" in der Wiener Leopoldstadt, wo 1834-86 zahlreiche Mitglieder der Musikerfamilie Strauß wohnen sollten. Nach dessen Tod 1829 heiratete Theresia schon 1830 in zweiter Ehe Franz Richter, einen engen Freund ihres Bruders. Niemetschek zog nach seiner Pensionierung zu seiner Tochter nach Wien, wo er im 83. Lebensjahr starb. - Der vorliegende Teilnachlaß umfaßt die Lebenszeit des Mozartbiographen und seiner beiden Kinder bis Anfang der 1860er Jahre. Die Dokumente vermitteln ein detailreiches Bild des privaten Lebens der bürgerlichen Bildungsschicht im Vormärz: Sie betreffen Familienfeiern, finanzielle Abrechnungen, lästige Vormundschaftspflichten, medizinische Ratschläge und Hausmittel, häufige Verwandtenbesuche in Sadská und Zebus sowie die romantischen und beruflichen Wirren Franz Niemetscheks des Jüngeren, aber auch Grüße von Carl Mozart und anderen befreundeten Musikern, Versuche zur Konversion evangelischer Freunde zum Katholizismus und die Umbrüche der Revolution 1848 in Wien und Böhmen, darunter Augenzeugenberichte aus Sadská und ein aus Angst vor der Zensur anonymisierter Brief eines nach Boston ausgewanderten revolutionären Verwandten. - Detaillierte Verlistung auf Anfrage.

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        Mobile per uso scolastico adibito all'insegnamento della religione.

      Herder, 1868. Mobile in legno, alto cm. 55, lungo cm. 59, profondo cm. 20. Sul lato sinistro si notano due manopole che fanno girare due perni, sempre in legno, su cui scorre un nastro in carta forte formato da 34 incisioni , di Heineman, a colori che riproducono dalla Creazione del mondo, alla nascita di Gesù , per terminare con la Pentecoste. Sotto ogni incisione è scritta una breve didascalia in lingua tedesca a carattere gotico. L'incisione raffigurante l'Ultima cena presenta un piccolo restauro. Perfettamente funzionante.

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        Pinus pinaster (Maritime Pine)

      Edinburgh & London 1868 - Hand-coloured lithograph by Robert Black. Sheet size: 21 5/8 x 16 inches. A very fine plate from Ravenscroft's 'The Pinetum Britannicum. A Descriptive Account of Hardy Coniferous Trees' Ravenscroft's work is the third (in order of publication) of the three great coniferous iconographies of the nineteenth century, following Bedford and Lambert. The very fine plates fall into two categories: botanical studies of details of the needles and fruit of the individual trees, and landscape studies of examples of individual trees in their natural habitat. This plate is an outstanding example of the former group, here drawn by James Black and lithographed by Robert Black. Cf. Nissen BBI 1588; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.127; cf. Stafleu & Cowan 8685.

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        Les Anamorphoses.

      Lithographie Walter Frères, Paris 1868 - 24 planches (20 x 16 cm) lithographiées en couleurs, conservées dans un étui, cartonnage illustré (restauré) de l'éditeur. Très beau jeu complet des 24 anamorphoses en couleurs lithographiées par Walter Frères à Paris sous le Second Empire qui mêle les personnages tels le Chat botté, Arlequin, Pierrot etc., aux personnalités comme Napoléon III et l'impératrice Eugénie. Telory était le pseudonyme de Henri Emy, dessinateur et lithographe, productif à partir de 1840 ; auteur M. de Lacanardière, Emy collabora à la Silhouette, au Journal pour rire, à l'illustration des Contes de Boccace, La Grande ville, Les Français peints par eux-mêmes, etc. Bel exemplaire complet de son étui illustré. Grand-Carteret, p. 640. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dossier of Proof Plates from "Les Civilises"

      - 36 color and 34 black & white lithographs. Unbound. Sheets range between 11'' x 9.5'' and 13''x 9.5". Edge-worn dossier with edges of lithographs slightly sunned, still in good condition. These 70 proof plates from artist Henry Le Riche (1868-1944) are meant to accompany a limited edition version of Claude Ferrere's (1876-1957) "Les Civilises," which won the Goncourt Price in 1905. Featuring multiple states of many of the illustrations, this dossier provides an in-depth and unique look into the artist's process as well as turn-of-the-century Indochina. Intricate lines combine with a muted yet varied color palate to portray the many scenes described in the book, including Hanoi, Singapore, brothels, opium dens, and harbor towns. Henry le Rich was a French painter, sculptor, illustrator and designer who taught engraving at the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris.

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        Dictionnaire General Des Termes D'Architecture

      Paris - C. Reinwald, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Daniel Ramee's dictionary of architectural terms, attractively bound in half morocco. Daniel Ramee was born in 1806 in Hamburg, but lived and worked in France. Architectural projects that he participated in include theBeauvais, Noyon, and Senlis Cathedrals, as well as the Musee Departmental de L'Oise. This was the personal copy of J. Verebaque, and includes his signature to the front free endpaper, dated 1888. Condition: In half morocco with gilt detailing and a gilt top edge. Externally very good with just a little shelfware to the boardsand very light rubbing around the extremities. There is a librarystamp to the foredge. The hinges are a little strained but firm. Internally generally clean and bright, though with a library stamp to the reverse of the title page. Firmly bound. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Schouw-tooneel van wederwaardigheden of verzameling van rampspoedige en ongelukkige reistochten, van en naar verscheide gewesten van den aardbodem, gedaan door Nederlandsche en andere schepen, Including: [CAMSTRUP, Nicolaas Jansz.]. [Drop-title:] Rampspoedige reys-beschryving, ofte journaal van het ed: Oostindische Compagnies schip Blydorp, [STEENIS, Hendrik Cornelis]. Journaal wegens de rampspoedige reys-tocht, van Hendrik Cornelis Steenis, . Met het oorlogschip genaamt het Huys in 't Bosch, Vyfden druk.[LOP, Martinus]. Weederwaardige te huys-reyze, van het Neerlandsche Oost-Indische-Compagniesch retour-schip, gezegt de Gerechtigheid, gevoerd by den capitein-luitenant Martinus Lop, [MORIN.] Twee rampspoedige zee-reyzen, den eenen

      - Cat. of books added to the Lib. of Congress 1868, p. 253; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 376 (1 copy, part 5 only); Maritiemdigitaal (parts 1 & 5 only); Muller, America 3301; Sabin 77965 (Lib. of Congress copy); STCN (same copy of part 5 only). Extremely rare collection of accounts of disastrous 18th-century Dutch voyages, published by the Amsterdam bookseller Bernardus Mourik, active from 1735 to 1791. He had published parts 2-4 separately after 1751, but reissued them here together with part 1 (a 1735 edition by another publisher) and the new part 5, the latter including a list of the voyages in all 5 parts, the whole with a general title-page. We have located only one other complete copy, now at the Library of Congress.The first part gives an account of the aftermath of the shipwreck of the VOC ship Blydorp commanded by Captain Haye Blaauwhuysen, written by Nicolaas Jansz. Camstrup. The ship left the port of Texel on 6 July 1733 and ran aground in the night of 7 to 8 August off the coast of Guinea. The crew left the ship, travelled into the country, where the indigenous people murdered many and took the rest prisoner. Eventually they were released and reached the nearby French post in Gorée, in present-day Senegal. It is followed by Captain Haye Blaauwhuysen's own account of what happened after they reached Gorée. The second part is an account of the shipwreck of the Dutch warship Het Huis in 't Bosch off the coast of Morocco, commanded by Captain Hendrik Cornelis Steenis. Reports are given in the form of 15 letters relating the proceedings of captain Steenis and his crew in North Africa, their encounter with the King of Morocco and their deliverance at Gibraltar.The third part is the first and only edition, no doubt first published in 1755, of an account of the return voyage from Batavia to the Netherlands of the Dutch VOC ship De Geregtigheid, commanded by Captain-Lieutenant Martinus Lop. After having endured many disasters on the coast of southern Africa, the ship was finally able to reach castle Rammekens in Zeeland on 1 December 1754.The fourth part is the second edition of a compelling account of two fatal voyages, of the French East Indiaman Le Prince, and the VOC ship Rustenwerk (or Rust en Werk). Le Prince, commanded by Captain Morin, left the port of Lorient on 19 February 1752, sailing for Pondicherry. The voyage had passed quietly when fire was discovered in the ship. It spread fast, and the ship exploded when the fire reached the gunpowder magazine, leaving only 10 survivors. The second account relates the seizure of the ship Rustenwerk, a 650-ton Dutch East Indiaman. Moored off Ternate, it was taken by the pirate Frans Fransz on 28 June 1751 and some 12 passengers (including the Captain) were killed. The survivors reached Batavia by way of Makassar and sailed for Holland. The VOC eventually managed to retake the ship, but Frans Fransz escaped with the valuable cargo. The account includes a list of 210 VOC ships lost in the period 1688-1752 through disasters, mutiny, piracy etc. The fifth part is the first and only edition of a collection of short descriptions of 18 shipwrecks in the years 1756 to 1778, including the disastrous voyage of the Dutch ship De Margaretha commanded by Pieter Franklief, heading to the Caribbean island Sint Eustatius; Captain Meeuw Hendrik Rolwagen's account of his voyage to the Dutch colony Berbice in South America; and the account of the Dutch whaler De Vrouw Maria, headed to Greenland. With the modern bookplate of J.K. Leeksma on pastedown and owner's stamp of J.A. van den Broek on page 51 of part 1. With the title-page and last leaf slightly soiled, some occasional smudges and one plate detached. Good copy of an extremely rare collection of disastrous voyages.

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        The Peaks and Valleys of the Alps from water-colour drawings by E.Walton, chromo-lithographed by J.H. Lowes.

      With descriptive text by T.G. Bonney. London, Original Subscription Edition, Re-issued by Low, Son and Marston, 1868, - in-folio grande, pp. (2), 8, (42, di testo descrittivo); legatura editoriale in m.zigrino. e angoli, tela sui piatti con titolo in oro su quello anteriore, tagli dor. (lievi restauri alle cuffie ed agli spigoli), sul contropiatto elegante tassello romboidale in marocchino con dedica per ''A.Austen Leigh from W.W.R.'' entro cornice ai piccoli ferri. Con un titolo litografico e 21 magnifiche e grandiose litografie a colori a piena pag. di J.H. Lowes, tratte dagli acquarelli di Walton. Seconda edizione di rara e stupenda serie di 21 vedute delle Alpi Cozie, Pennine e Lepontine, dipinte dall'artista inglese (1832-1880) con occhio sognante e quasi mistico per l'amata montagna, assai affascinanti (tra le altre: due del Monviso, Gran Paradiso, Grivola, Val Tournanche, Monte Bianco, Cervino ed altre della Val d'Aosta). L'introduzione ed il testo di commento alle immagini sono del reverendo Bonney (1833-1923), studioso, geologo ed amico di Walton, studioso amico dell'artista nonché presidente dell'Alpine Club, insieme a William Mathews. Poco nota, seppur citata dal Perret, è questa tiratura dell'anno successivo alla prima. Bell'esempl. a pieni margini, immune dalle abituali fioriture, con le veline a proteggere le tavole; fu omaggiato da tale ''W.W.R.'' ad A.Austen Leigh. Affascinante monumentale galleria di paesaggi alpini: ''The opening of the Val de Tignes'', ''Monte Viso, from the Col de la Croix'', ''Monte Viso, from the South'', ''Winter'', ''The Grand Paradis, from near Cogne'', ''The Grivola, from near the Col d'Arbole'', ''Near Courmayeur - Cloud Streamers'', ''A torrent - Val Tournanche'', ''The Velan, from near Aosta'', ''In the Valley of Aosta'', ''Mont Blanc, from the Col d'Anterne'', ''The Dent du Midi, from the Valley of the Rhone'', ''The Dent du Midi, from near Champery'', ''The Cascade de Roget and the Point de Salle'', ''The Pont de Tenneverges'', ''The Gorner glacier'', ''The Matterhorn'', ''The Weisshorn, from near St. Niklaus'', ''The Aiguilles verte and du Dru'', ''Crevasses on the mer de glace'' e ''The Glaciers de Trient''. . Perret 4512: "Rare et magnifique album, très recherché pour la qualité de ses illustrations". Garimoldi n. 80. Peyrot , V. Aosta I, 322. Neate W11. ACL 330. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. 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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        Album der Kronprinz Rudolfs-Bahn. I. Section: Leoben-Villach [alles Erschienene].

      Wien, Verlag der Bauunternehmung: Brassey, Gebr. Klein und Schwarz, 1868. - Erstausgabe. - Die von Conrad Grefe nach Zeichnungen des Alpenmalers Adolf Obermüllner farb. lithogr. Tafeln mit Ansichten von Leoben, Knittelfeld, Judenburg, Viaduct bei Scheifling, Teufenbach, Felslehne oberhalb von Teufenbach, Klamm bei Neumarkt, Friesach, Hochosterwitz, Feldkirchen, Ossiacher See und Villach. - Einband an den Kapitalen u. Ecken etw. bestoßen. Rückenkanten m. kl. Einrissen. Titel m. altem Namensstempel. Tafeln tlw. m. Knickspuren an den Ecken (ausserhalb der Darstellungen). Rechte untere Ecke tlw. etw. fingerfleckig, sonst nur vereinzelt min. (stock-) fleckig. - Nebehay/W. 702; Schlossar 101; Neuner 811; Seemann, Nachtrag zu Krieg: MNE 171. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Qu.-4°. Mit 12 chromolithogr. Farbtafeln von Adolf Obermüllner. 1 Bl., 31 S., Roter blind- u. goldgepr. OLwd.-Bd. m. dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Scotland: Her Songs and Scenery, as sung by Her Bards, and seen in the Camera

      A.W. Bennett, London 1868 - 14 albumen photographs tipped-in, by S. Thompson and P. Ewing (10 by Stephen Thompson and 4 by P. Ewing.) 192 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. With photos of Staffa (at p. 113), Burns's Cottage, Banks of Doon, Falls of Moness, View on the Devon, Pass of Glencoe, Loch Coruisk & Bruces Landing, etc. Original green cloth, gilt with emblematic designs; spine ends rubbed. Very Good 14 albumen photographs tipped-in, by S. Thompson and P. Ewing (10 by Stephen Thompson and 4 by P. Ewing.) 192 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo

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        Funny Animals; A Picture Book for the Nursery: Comprising 1. The Kitten Cousins 2. Mister Fox. 3. Chit Chat By a Motherly Cat. 4. Story of a Robber Kitten. With Thirty-Two Pages of Illustrations, Printed in Oil Colours

      London & Edinburgh: T. Nelson and Sons, 1868. (76) pages; title page printed in red; illustrated throughout in colors, with each page printed one side only-evidently this process of colour printing caused some bleed-through to the other side and the publisher avoided having to deal with this by using only one side of the sheet; with humorous verses accompanying each story, mostly about cats and one about a fox, who are often anthropomorphized with human-like expressions as in the later Louis Wain work; the illustrations not credited and neither are the verses; a kind correspondent informs us that they are the work of Comus, the pseudonym of R.M. Ballantyne; occasionally, the illustrations are fairly brutal and straightforward, with the fox and his family chewing up stolen booty-a fat goose and duck, which they bloodily dismember and eat in their den and the cat mother whipping her child (with a cat-o'-nine-tails of course) for stealing cream; each story with its own half-title page; an OCLC search at the time of cataloguing indicates 2 institutionally held copies only; book 7 1/2" x 11" approx. size; bound in the original publisher's gilt-decorated and blindstamped salmon colored pebbled finish cloth; some edge, tips wear-through, soiling to binding; spine cloth very dulled; some soiling, occasional closed tear to contents; binding loosened; illustrations bright and in very good condition, an interesting survival and evidence of an intriguing colour printing process being tried at the time. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Comus .

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        Farewell to the World of Richard Bishop, Who Now Lies Under Sentence..

      1868. Annoyed to Death [Broadside]. [Execution]. [Great Britain]. Farewell to the World of Richard Bishop, Who Now Lies Under Sentence of Death in Maidstone Gaol, For the Murder of Alfred Cartwright. London: H. Disley, Printer, [1868]. 9-1/2" x 7-1/2" verse broadside. Main text in two columns separated by rules. Some toning, creasing and a few minor stains, contemporary annotations to verso, otherwise fine. * A broadside ballad issued before the public hanging of Bishop for the murder of his neighbor, Cartwright. The murder was provoked by a shouting match between Bishop and another man on a nearby street that woke Cartwright. Irritated, he called the police. Bishop was arrested and an angry Cartwright followed him and the policemen, proclaiming angrily that he intended to press charges against his noisy neighbor. Angered by his taunting, Bishop broke free of the police and stabbed Cartwright to death. Bishop was sentenced at the Old Bailey but hanged outside Maidstone Prison, Kent, 27 days later. It was the last public execution to take place in Kent, less than a month before the last public execution in England, which occurred in London on May 26, 1868. Our copy is probably a printer's proof. It is printed on scrap paper watermarked 1844 and has an unrelated annotation dated 1848 to its verso.

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        L’odalisca

      1868 - Acquaforte ed acquatinta brunita priva della firma dell’artista, 1868. Esemplare di unico stato. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Pubblicata da A. Quantin Imprimeur-Editeur, 1884, in 'Manet' di Edmond Bazire, opera edita l'anno dopo la scomparsa dell'artista. Etching, aquatint and drypoint, printed in brown-black ink, 1868, without signature. Example belonging to the ony state known. Magnificent proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, with margins, in excellent condition. Almost whole-length odalisque reclining on couch, to front, propped up on her right arm. Published by A. Quantin Imprimeur-Editeur, 1884, in 'Manet' by Edmond Bazire. Moreau-Nélaton, Étienne, Manet: Graveur et lithographe, 20; Inventaire du Fonds Français, 54; Harris 56, Guerin 64. Dimensioni 200 130mm [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Der Preußische Ordens-Herold

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

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        THE PHILOSOPHERS OF FOUFOUVILLE

      G.W. Carleton, New York 1868 - New York: G.W. Carleton, 1868. 12mo (in sixes). 297 pages, plus [2] pages ads. Original purple cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and decorated in blind on the covers; blue endpapers. [19 cm.] Spine slightly sun-faded and lightly worn at ends. Small hole to cloth on front hinge with exposed paper colored to closely match the cloth. Name on front pastedown. Penciled inscription of original owner on front free endpaper. ["Mrs. George R. Watkins, 8th Sept., '68."] Moderate foxing. Good plus. FIRST EDITION. A novel satirizing Utopian socialist groups in America. Some catalogers have suggested that it was directed at the Brook Farm in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, which was founded by transcendentalists in the 1840's on the Fourierist model. Another possible target might have been the North American Phalanx which, like the imagined community in the novel, was located in New Jersey. As in both real-life Utopian experiments, the inhabitants of "Foufouville" constructed a phalanstery, theirs being named Harmony Hall. The Foufouites, under the leadership of Dr. Goodenough, held property in common, believed in the equality of sexes, were vegetarian, denounced the consumption of alcohol, tobacco and caffeine, and (supposedly) practiced celibacy, except when it was necessary to reproduce. As in many real-life social experiments, the Foufouites failed to live up to their professed ideals and the community did not last long. Parrington writes: "The spirit of the novel is made clear by the definition of Foufouism as nonsense, hypocrisy, affectation, snobbery, and self-conceit. Whoever Radical Freelance may have been, he was a man of many prejudices. He knew well that the world could not be reformed, and he had only scorn for those who thought it could. `The Philosophers of Foufouville' is an indictment of long-haired reformers, but in the course of the novel it becomes pretty obvious that the author has a pet reform of his own. He wants to do away with the study of ancient languages. He wants children to study practical things, and not the wisdom of the ancients. " --American Dreams; a Study of American Utopias, p. 35. Egbert and Persons write that the novel is "sometimes referred to as a satire on the North American Phalanx. It has little but a New Jersey setting and casual jibes at Greeley and women's rights to connect it with the leading Fourierist experiment. The author ascribes to his `Foufouite' leader views on sex, spiritualism, and Adventism which were similar to those of the religious crackpot, A.B. Smolnikar, and is primarily concerned with a nativist attack on foreign influence, `ultraism' of all sorts, and the teaching of the classics." --Socialism in American Life, p. 466. While Parrington suggests that the author may have been a former member of some Utopian group himself, he makes no guess as to the identity of Radical Freelance. An often repeated catalog entry in OCLC proffers the publisher, George Washington Carleton, as the "probable author," however, I have been unable to find evidence to support this. Carleton (1832-1901) was best known as the author and illustrator of a book of comic sketches, "Our Artist in Cuba" (1865), and as the publisher of humorous books including those by Artemus Ward and John Billings. Another suggestion regarding authorship, offered by an online reviewer of the book, is John Howland Pell (1830-1884). No evidence is offered to support this attribution, but it perhaps warrants further investigation. Wright II, 953. Negley, Utopian Literature, 943. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History of England from the Accession of James II (Five Volumes, Complete)

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1868. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Leather. Quarter leather over glossy marbled boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on orange and black panels on spine, cream endpapers, B&W frontispiece. . Title of Volume IV chipping, else perfect. FINE. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, illustrata da Gustavo Doré (3 Parties - Complet) Inferno - Purgatorio - Paradiso [ Edition originale de la version italienne illustrée par Gustave Doré ]

      E dichiarata con Note Tratte dai migliori Commenti per cura di Eugenio Camerini, 1 vol. fort in-folio reliure demi-basane à coins marron, dos à 5 nerfs orné (fleurons), qq. serpentes jaunes, Stabilimento dell'Editore Edoardo Sonzogno, Milano, 1868-1869, 3 ff. blancs, X pp., 1 f. n. ch., 138 p., 2 ff., 134 pp., 2 ff., 132 pp et 2 ff. avec 136 planches hors texte (dont frontispice) Bon exemplaire de l'édition originale de la version italienne de la Divine Comédie illustrée par Gustave Doré (reliure très lég. frottée, très bon état par ailleurs). Rare. Italien

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        Elementary Brushwork Studies.

      Oblong Quarto. 11 pages of text and XXIV plates with explanations. 4 pages in the rear: "List of Materials for Brushwork, specially selected and approved by Miss Yeats" as well as advertising for othe rpublications by Miss Yeats. Original Hardcover (brown cloth with lettering to front cover). Extraordinarily excellent condition with only minor signs of wear (corners slightly bumped). Interior fresh and bright. Titlepage and second page with minor folding signs. Wonderful and rare publication ! Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (11 March 1868 16 January 1940), known as Lolly, was born at 23 Fitzroy Road, London. She was the daughter of the Irish artist John Butler Yeats and sister of W. B., Jack and Susan Mary "Lily" Yeats. She trained and worked as an art teacher and was a member of William Morris's circle in London before her family returned to Dublin in 1900. Yeats wrote and created the artwork for "Elementary Brush-Work Studies" (published in 1900), an educational book that teaches young children the technique of painting flowers and plants using her simple method. At the suggestion of Emery Walker, who worked with Morris on the Kelmscott Press, Yeats studied printing with the Women's Printing Society in London. In Dublin, she accepted the invitation to join Evelyn Gleeson to form the Dun Emer Guild along with Lily, who was an embroiderer. Yeats managed the Dun Emer Press from 1902. The Press was located at Runnymede, the house of Evelyn Gleeson. (This house, located in Dundrum, was later renamed Dun Emer. It has since been demolished.) This was set up with the intention of training young women in bookbinding and printing. In 1908, she and her brother William started the Cuala Press, publishing over 70 books including 48 by the poet. Yeats was the first commercial printer in Ireland to work exclusively with hand presses. (Wikipedia)

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        HIGNARD Aristide Hamlet Opera Piano Chant Dédicace 1868

      - HIGNARD Aristide Hamlet Tragédie Lyrique en 5 actes et neuf tableaux Paroles Traduites de Shakspeare par Pierre de Garal Musique de Aristide Hignard pour Piano et Chant Dédicace et Signature manuscrites du compositeur Aristide Hignard à J. Pasdeloup Paris, E. Heu Editeur E. H. 779 XIXe siècle 1868 408 pages Relié demi cuir 28.0 x 19.5 cm Bon état, reliure défraîchie, premières pages en partie débrochées a1683 Opéra et Ballet [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Plan raisonné et Traité général de calcul (arithmologie). Exposition générale des connaissances humaines.

      Paris, Librairie artistique, 1868. Large 8vo (25,5x18 cm). Contemporary halfmorocco, spine with ribbons, gilt tilte on spine; covers with marbled paper; marbled edges. (Morocco leather darkened; sligth traces of use). (x),514,(ii: Errata) pp. And viii and iv pages "Légende du Tableau synoptique" and "Introduction Arithmologie" after the large folding table (the table with serious brown spots, also at the preceding and following quire; a few more pages with some brown spots). With folding plate with figures and a second plate (table): "Canon de logarithmes de Wronski". - On the whole a good copy of the extremely rare work, with autograph dedication by Hertz.

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        CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND, FRANCE, SPAIN, and Adjoining Countries - Two Volumes

      George Routledge and Sons. Hardcover. B009D5V1E2 George Routledge and Sons; New York, 1868. Hardcover. Complete 2 Volume Set. Very Good, 3/4 leather bound, AEG with some blemishes, moderate shelf wear, some wear/loss/abrasions to corners/joints/ spine edges/raised bands, 5 raised bands, 6 compartments, gilt title and Vol. number in 2nd and 3rd compartment, blind stamped illustrations in other compartments, some wear/rub marks to boards/spine, decorative endpapers, lightly sunned pages, minimal discoloration/spotting to front/back matters, binding firm and text block sturdy, very slightly starting hinges, without Dust wrapper. A nice, tidy, unmarked antiquarian set. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], (Vol.1) 768pp., (Vol.2) 732pp., indexed, several color plates throughout. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Very Good.

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