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        De syv Brødkurve Guds ord paa alle Ugens Dage [The Seven Bread Baskets Word of God on all Week Days]

      Bergen: F. Beyer. Good brown quarter-leather over colored marbled boards. Some edge and spine wear, previous owner inscription, soiling, tanned pages. 1868, 12mo, 80pp. Rare book Only one first edition in OCLC, Norsk Bokfortegnelse p.40 a later 1885 edition of this Norwegian language book noted. . Good. Quarter-Leather. 1868.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., thirteenth thousand. illustrated by Tenniel, inscribed by Dodgson in black ink on the half-title "John Proctor, Esq/ from the Author/ Oct. 1868". Bound in the publisher's gilt stamped red cloth, spine relined, spine and covers a bit grubby, corners rubbed, dark green pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt, Burn binders ticket to rear pastedown.In political caricature John Tenniel remained the leading artist of his day. Proctor was a political cartoonist, working profusely for "Judy" and later "Fun". A capable critic expressed his opinion that Proctor's work was superior to Tenniel's John (Puck) Proctor was mentioned as an artist approached by Dodgson to illustrate "Through the Looking-Glass" after Tenniel's initial refusal (he finally relented). There is a letter from Proctor to Dodgson (Carroll) turning down the offer in the Dodgson Family archives. On 8 April 1868: Carroll reported Tenniel's warning that there was "no chance of his being able to do pictures for me until the year after next, if then. I must now try Noel Paton." On 19 May 1868: Noel Paton urged Carroll to persist with Tenniel. So did Ruskin. On 18 June 1868: Tenniel finally made what Carroll described as a "kind of offer to do the pictures (at such spare time as he can find)". This presentation copy of Alice we assume to be a form of consolation or thank you to Proctor.

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        ONE HUNDRED TRICKS WITH CARDS. GAMBLERS' TRICKS WITH CARDS, EXPOSED AND EXPLAINED

      New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1868. [5],114,[19]pp. including illustrations. 12mo. Original half cloth and pictorial yellow paper boards. Boards soiled, corners worn, spine cloth a bit faded. Quite clean internally. Very good. Jonathan H. Green, "the reformed gambler," is the most important figure in the early literature of American gambling. A famed gambler in his youth, he was known for his talents from Texas to Boston and all points in between. He abandoned gambling just shy of age thirty, and became an advocate against it, seeking to expose the tricks of the trade. Here he offers the inside scoop on games such as Dog Loo (played on the Red River), Whist, Thimbles (or cups), Poker, and Euchre, and on techniques such as palming, lapping, forcing cards, shuffling, cutting, dealing, stocking the pack, and cogging dice. Many other interesting subjects are also discussed, including horse racing, and nailing a card to a wall by a pistol shot. Green adds numerous tales of personal experience, and the illustrations offer the reader the ability to recognize common sleights of hand. Of course, by offering detailed information on how to recognize gamblers' tricks, Green is also providing an advanced tutorial for the aspiring gambler or cheat. The copyright date on the verso of the titlepage appears to read 1850 (the first year of publication), but the worn type throughout, as well as the other titles advertised as available by Dick and Fitzgerald, indicates that this edition was likely produced around 1868. In any edition, a rare and significant work. TOOLE-STOTT 324.

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        Felsenküste Monaco. Aquarell über Bleistift.

      Signiert "P.P.Peters", datiert "April 1868" und bezeichnet "Monaco". Auf gelblichem Velin. 27,3 x 37,2 cm (blattgroß). Reizvolles Aquarell mit Blick auf die Felsenküste bei Monaco. In impressionistischer Manier versteht es der Maler die südliche Stimmung einzufangen. - Pieter Francis Peters war ein in Württemberg tätiger, niederländischer Landschaftsmaler, Zeichner und Kunsthändler. - Mit ganz minimalen Randläsuren. Verso in den Ecken mit Montierungsresten.

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        Schools and Universities on the Continent.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1868. Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles gilt to spine, dark blue coated endpapers. Spine lighlty faded, rubbing to extremities, a few marks to cloth, hinges with some incipient superficial cracking but on the whole internally sound and clean, Very good condition. First edition, presentation copy inscribed "with the author's sincere regard" in the author's hand on the half title. This copy also contains an autograph letter signed from Arnold to Mr Osborne Turner Junr., on Whitehall Education Department stationary, informing the recipient of his supplementary book "Higher Schools and Universities in Germany" published by Macmillan in 1874. As well as being Oxford Professor of Poetry, Arnold was Foreign Assistant Commissioner to the Schools Enquiry Commission, one of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools, and formerly Foreign Assistant Commissioner to the Commission For Enquiring into the State of Popular Education in England. The book is very scarce signed or inscribed.

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

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

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        Die Spezifizität der serologischen Reaktionen.

      2 Bl., 123 Seiten. Leinen. Einband gering fleckig. Stempel auf fliegendem Vorsatz u. Titel. Längere Bleistifteintragung über Karl Landsteiner auf dem Vorsatz. Im Ganzen schönes Exemplar. Karl Landsteiner (1868-1943) entdeckte 1901 die Blutgruppen u. erhielt 1930 für seine bahnbrechenden Arbeiten den Nobelpreis. Das vorliegende Werk enthält die erste Zusammenfassung seiner Erkenntnisse. - Erstausgabe. Sehr selten.

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        1823 - 1892). Kimmerslev Kirke b. Sjaelland. Öl auf Leinwand von 1868. Unten rechts signiert und datiert, verso alt handschriftlich (auf der Leinwand) bezeichnet. 40,5 x 51 cm. Schön gerahmt.

      1868 - Eine junge Frau in ländlicher Tracht und ein im Gras liegender junger Mann mit 2 Rindern am Ufer des Kimmerslev Sees, linker Hand die Kirche.- 1 restaurierter Einriss (ca. 4 cm).- Alter Aufkleber des Kunsthandels Georg Kleis verso auf Rahmen.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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

      1868. 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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        Reisen durch Südamerika. Band 1, 2 u. 4

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1868 - Halbleinen, Originalseiten aus 1866-1868. Nicht orig., viel später entstandener Einband, Bde 1, 2, 4 zusammengebunden in ein einziges Buch. Bd. 1: 307 S., XII S., 4 Kapitel, m. zahlr. Abb. in Holzschnitt und lithographirten Karten; Bd. 2: 381 S., VII S., 5 Kapitel, m. zahlr. Abb. in Holzschnitt und lithographirten Karten; Bd. 4: 320 S., VI S., 4 Kap., m. zahlr. Abb. in Holzschnitt und lithographirten Karten. Größere Anzahl deutl. stockfleckiger Seiten. Diese Flecken sind meist gräulich statt braun, d.h. eher druckfarben, demnach weniger unangenehm fürs Auge. Sonst zweifellos ordentlich. Einband schadlos u. stabil. Vorkasse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité pratique de l'entretien et de l'exploitation des chemins de fer. Tome troisième : Service de la locomotion.

      Paris: Librairie polytechnique J. Baudry, 1868. Livre. Bon. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. Paris, Librairie polytechnique J. Baudry, 1868. 22,5 x 14 cm, in-8, XVI - 672 pp. - 1 f. n. ch. - 3 planches hors texte - 4 tableaux hors texte et nombreuses figures dans le texte, broché, couverture verte imprimée. Ce tome 3 (de 4) renferme l'ensemble de la 2e partie, consacrée au service de la locomotion. Couverture défraichie avec deux restaurations au ruban adhésif, intérieur frais..

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        Waltzing Analyzed with special reference to the New Trois Temps and its application to natural reverse and serpentine waltzing

      Glasgow; H. D. Campbell, 1868. 1st edition. Author's PRESENTATION copy, inscribed and dated. Very good in the original, blind-ruled green cloth over limp boards. Minor, generalized wear to the extremities. Remains an uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean & strong.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1868 - 1868 Wisden Rebound Fabulous Condition

      1868. This 1868 original Wisden has been recently rebound by Scriveners Bookbinders in Buxton, Derbyshire in dark green cloth with a dark leather spine and the title and year in gilt to the spine. The rebinding has been beautifully done. The book has been rebound without it's wrappers but the book is completely original, unmarked and in very fine condition - the pages are clean and bright with no markings at all. It would be difficult to find a better copy.

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        Waltzing Analyzed with special reference to the New Trois Temps and its application to natural reverse and serpentine waltzing

      Glasgow; H. D. Campbell, 1868, Hardcover, 1st edition. Author's PRESENTATION copy, inscribed and dated. Very good in the original, blind-ruled green cloth over limp boards. Minor, generalized wear to the extremities. Remains an uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean & strong. All edges gilt; text within ornamental borders. Subjects; Dance - Waltzing - Instructional Works. Amusements - Dancing. Erratum tipped into the front end-paper. Inventory No: 232518.

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        Aberdeen Fifty Years Ago: Being a Series of Twenty-one Engravings of Buildings in and that were about Aberdeen; along with Wood Engravings of some of the Wells, &c., &c

      1868. VIII, 129 pp. presentation of architecture in the Scottish city at the beginning of the 19th century, list of buildings, detailed descriptions, numerous text illustrations, double-page map of the city drawn by James Gordon, plan of the center city by Alexander Milne, 21 fine engraved plates showing buildings. 8vo. Boards. Aberdeen (Lewis Smith) 1868. A nice copy of the very rare work: as of June 2015, WorldCat locates five copies of the original edition in North American libraries.

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

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

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        Délégation des ouvriers relieurs. I° : La reliure aux expositions de l'industrie (1798-1862). II° : Etudes comparatives de la reliure ancienne et moderne

      Paris, au Siège de la commission, chez Clémence, chez tous les libraires, 1868 et 1869-1875. 2 volumes in-12 de I. XXVII, 278 et (4) pages -II. (4) et 223 pages, 9 planches demi-maroquin bleu foncé avec coins, dos orné, tête dorée (Reliure de l'époque) 1868 et 1869-1875, 1868 et 1869-1875, , 2 volumes in-12 de I. XXVII, 278 et (4) pages -II. (4) et 223 pages, 9 planches, demi-maroquin bleu foncé avec coins, dos orné, tête dorée (Reliure de l'époque), Edition originale de cette importante et intéressante publication. 9 planches de reliures, numérotées I-III, IV, IV bis, V, V bis, VI et VI bis, tirées en photogravure hors texte. Des rousseurs claires. Légers frottements à la reliure

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        Recherches sur le Spectre Solaire. [Atlas contenant les longeurs d'onde des raies Frauenhofériennes données en 1/10,000000 de millimètre]....

      Uppsala: W. Schultz, 1868. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Two parts comprising text volume and atlas folder with plates. Text volume: 4to (310 x 240 mm), Plates: oblong folio (320 x 500 mm). Text volume: [4], 42, xv [1] pp., lithographed frontispiece. Atlas volume: title leaf and 6 lithographed plates. Original publisher's printed wrappers to text volume (light chipping to spine ends). Plates unbound in custom made 20th century folder with original publisher's printed wrapper pasted as label on upper cover. Text with little age-toning, atlas title leaf with marginal soiling and browning and old repairs of marginal tears by tape, light marginal browning and dampstain to lower right corner of plates. ----DSB I, p. 166; Norman 56; Honeyman 096. - RARE FIRST EDITION. The classic work on the solar system in which Angström demonstrated the presence of hydrogen and a number of other elements in the sun. Solar spectroscopy provided the first scientific evidence (other than the occasional meteorite) that the elements known on earth are also present elsewhere in the universe. Angström also established a scale of wave-lengths for measuring spectral lines, replacing Kirchoff's arbitrary scale. Angström's system was based on a unit of one ten millionth of a millimetre, named the "Angström unit" in his honor. He conducted detailed measurements of more than 1000 spectral lines. The plates are in effect a map of the solar spectrum, and show the radiation of the solar spectrum ranging from 0.8 to 0.4 micron and from red to purple colour. It identifies the particular lines of manganese, aluminium and titanium. The lithographic plates are after R. Thalén (1827-1905), Angström's laboratory assistant. The lithographic frontispiece to the text volume is showing Angström's spectrometer. Some copies have a further 2 plates showing the ultraviolet spectrum, but the Norman, Gedeon, Green and Honeyman copies - like the present copy - do not have these. Near Fine....

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        Recherches sur le Spectre Solaire. [Atlas contenant les longeurs d'onde des raies Frauenhofériennes données en 1/10,000000 de millimètre].

      W. Schultz, Uppsala 1868 - Two parts comprising text volume and atlas folder with plates. Text volume: 4to (310 x 240 mm), Plates: oblong folio (320 x 500 mm). Text volume: [4], 42, xv [1] pp., lithographed frontispiece. Atlas volume: title leaf and 6 lithographed plates. Original publisher's printed wrappers to text volume (light chipping to spine ends). Plates unbound in custom made 20th century folder with original publisher's printed wrapper pasted as label on upper cover. Text with little age-toning, atlas title leaf with marginal soiling and browning and old repairs of marginal tears by tape, light marginal browning and dampstain to lower right corner of plates. ---- DSB I, p. 166; Norman 56; Honeyman 096. - RARE FIRST EDITION. The classic work on the solar system in which Angström demonstrated the presence of hydrogen and a number of other elements in the sun. Solar spectroscopy provided the first scientific evidence (other than the occasional meteorite) that the elements known on earth are also present elsewhere in the universe. Angström also established a scale of wave-lengths for measuring spectral lines, replacing Kirchoff's arbitrary scale. Angström's system was based on a unit of one ten millionth of a millimetre, named the "Angström unit" in his honor. He conducted detailed measurements of more than 1000 spectral lines. The plates are in effect a map of the solar spectrum, and show the radiation of the solar spectrum ranging from 0.8 to 0.4 micron and from red to purple colour. It identifies the particular lines of manganese, aluminium and titanium. The lithographic plates are after R. Thalén (1827-1905), Angström's laboratory assistant. The lithographic frontispiece to the text volume is showing Angström's spectrometer. Some copies have a further 2 plates showing the ultraviolet spectrum, but the Norman, Gedeon, Green and Honeyman copies - like the present copy - do not have these. Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ATLANTEN. - Stieler, Adolf. Hand Atlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude. Erste Ausgabe 1817 - Jubel Ausgabe 1867.

      Gotha, Perthes 1868 - 38,5 x 47 cm. 1 Bl. Mit gestoch. Titel und 88 (statt 83) grenzkolor. bzw. farblithogr. Karten. OHLdr. Espenhorst, PP, 2.1.1.1.5 (b) und Espenhorst, AS, S. 76. - "Jubiläumsauflage (50 Jahre seit Beginn), neun Karten in mehrfarbigem Steindruck" (Espenhorst, AS). "This edition continued to be produced until 1874, and is therefore of special interest to collectors because of the many changes in political boundaries that occurred after 1866 as a result of the unification of Italy and Germany. . All of these changes were quickly incorporated into the STIELER" (Espenhorst, PP, S. 250 und 251). - Es sind 3 Karten mit 4 Blatt Text zusätzlich eingebunden "Die politische Neu-Gestaltung von Nord-Deutschland im Jahre 1866". Desweiteren ist zusätzlich eingebunden "Deutschland. Übersicht der Staaten des Deutschen Bundes" und eine zweite Version der Karte "Nord-Östliches Deutschland". - Der Einband beschabt und bestoßen, der Rücken leicht lädiert. Das weiße Blatt vorne mit Fehlstelle, teils leicht stockfleckig. - Erweitertes Exemplar der Jubiläumsausgabe. Selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage to South America - Eleven Weeks Sojourn in Valparaiso

      Valparaiso, Monte Video, Rio de Janeiro, Punta Arenas, 2 January - 25 August, 1868. Manuscript journal of a voyage to South America by a twenty-year-old adventurer who spent eleven weeks exploring the environs of Valparaiso and who also visited Punta Arenas in Chile only a few months after land grants were being issued to foreigners to establish a settlement. Folio. 69 pages in manuscript, contained in a large Letts Diary published in London, weekly format interleaved with blotting paper. Original printed cardstock boards, with a period leather reinforced spine, complete with all the ads, and signed in the original by the writer to front. Volume measures approximately 32 x 20 cm. An enjoyable account in a neat hand. The writer is English cotton manufacturer Robert Whitehead Buckley (born in 1848), of Hollinwood, Oldham, Greater Manchester. Together with his elder brother Henry Buckley who is frequently mentioned in the volume, he later owned and operated the firm 'William Buckley and Sons' established in Hollinwood, as "cotton spinners and doublers" by their father William Buckley, a weaver. In December 1880, the partnership dissolved and Henry continued running the mill on his own. [Circa 1854 William Buckley built a cotton mill on Drury Lane, Chadderton, Oldham. It was taken over by Victoria Mill Co (Hollinwood) Ltd in 1903.] Buried at Greenacres Cemetery in Oldham, there is a Henry Buckley (1841-1891) possibly Robert's brother, and also a William Buckley (1798-1875) possibly his father. They are most likely descended from John Buckley, of the family of the Buckleys of Buckley fold, Cowhill, who erected a cotton mill on Manchester street over the period of 1791 and 1796. The ship on which he makes the outbound voyage is a newly built barque called 'Quinteros' owned and commanded by Captain Beynon of Wales, who was connected to the Beynon family of shipbuilders and coal miners in Newport. The 1868 voyage to Valparaiso, described here in Buckley's diary, is recorded in the Lloyd's Register of Shipping, which indicates that the vessel was assigned to this route for 13 years. The original manuscript diary account of a young Englishman's voyage to South America and his extended stay in Valparaiso to experience a land and culture unknown to him, before settling in his homeland and taking over his father's cotton mill, the writer makes entries daily, without exception. He describes sparsely inhabited places that are now established cities. Montevideo had but 100,000 residents at the time, approximately 7 percent of today's population; and Quilpué would not be founded until thirty years after his visit. Evidently a charming and affable bloke, he quickly finds himself in the good graces of the ship's captain. During the course of the voyage, Buckley is allowed to take the wheel, and present rum to the crew at ports. The Captain having repeated disputes with his first mate, the latter being discharged from his duties on 9 April and confined on bread and water, as of 11 April Buckley has the privilege of writing up the Captain's log-book. On April 12th he celebrates his 20th birthday. We see continued evidence of his ingratiating disposition throughout the volume. He makes the acquaintance of several people and receives invitations for special tours and the like. On one occasion, he is invited to the home of a notable man with the surname Hamilton, in Coquimbo, and finds himself in the company of the local consul and a man of clergy. While in Valparaiso, he often returns to the ship to dine with Captain Beynon. He is also introduced to the captains of numerous other ships in port and also dines with them. His arrival at Punta Arenas in the Magellan Straits coincides with the early colonising of a settlement there, which was at the time still a penal colony, although commerce and growth lay on the horizon. Passengers on his ship disembarked there for that very purpose, becoming foremost settlers in the Magallanes Region. On 7 January 1868, Buckley's voyage begins, sailing from Liverpool aboard the Quinteros, owned by its Welsh Captain [John] Beynon, and bound for Valparaiso in South America. Buckley's daily journal records brief facts about the voyage, which brought him to Valparaiso in 108 days, and some other interesting events, including the loss of a man who fell from the rigging in the Bay of Biscay, attempts to catch on a line or by shooting the various birds that follow the ship (Cape pigeons, Mollyhawks, Albatross - one of which he stuffed). After passing Falkland Islands 25 March 1868, and a few weeks later rounding Punta Angeles, the barque reaches Valparaiso on April 23rd, where Buckley takes up residence in the Hotel Colon for an 11 week tour of Valparaiso and surrounding villages. His diary from this point describes the social round as he meets up with other Britons and local residents. He visits the opera and theatre, plays cards and billiards, goes on rides to the country, shooting, fox hunting on several occasions. He also undertakes longer journeys outside of the city of Valparaiso, by horse, train, or steamer, and visits a luxurious farmhouse with vineyards and fruit orchards at Santiago, privately owned copper mines at Coquenes, as well as the mines at Panalcillo which he describes as "one of the largest in the world." He visits Quilpué thirty years before it was founded in 1898, and describes it as a rather desolate place. [Quilpué is now a city and capital of the Marga Marga Province in central Chile's Valparaíso Region.] He goes on a shooting excursion at Calèo [Caleu], and inspects copper and railway works at Coquimbo. In his travels he experiences two minor earthquakes, at Tongoy and Panulcillo, and witnesses the arrival of a group of men who survived a row boat shipwreck. Among those with whom Buckley socialises is Charles de B. Stewart, a naval man who in 1867 seems to have spent time in the Pacific; the first leaf of the diary records Stewart's description of tapa cloth as used in the Marquesas, native head dresses, and Peruvian burial mounds. [Charles de B. Stewart appears as 'Active' in several annual Navy Lists, until at least 1884, his rank being Assistant Paymaster. The 1873 issue of Nautical Magazine further reveals that he was sent to Aboukir in 1869.] On June 30th, the adventurer receives a letter from his brother Henry, telling him to go home. He leaves Valparaiso on July 13th aboard the SS Panama. The ship puts in at Sandy Point [Punta Arenas], Patagonia, where she unloads "70 tons of cargo and a lot of passengers who are going to settle." At the time, Sandy Point was just developing as a settlement. In the 1860s a pier, two boat houses and a road were constructed. At the start of 1868, only a few months before Buckley's brief visit, the Chilean Government was issuing land grants and other benefits for immigrants, in order to develop a port town to serve the increasing steamship traffic between Valparaiso and Europe. In January 1868, the first Governor, Naval officer Oscar Viel, arrived with 300 settlers, mostly army deserters who had been sentenced to exile, and a few convicted felons. Viel held this post from 1868 to 1874, attracting another 500 settlers. There are further stops at Monte Video and Rio de Janeiro, arriving at Rio on July 30th. At Saint Vincent in the Caribbean he is granted time for a brief tour, although learning of his mother's death on the same day, taints his mood and evidently his impression of the island. After 231 days away from home, he arrives at Hollinwood, Oldham on August 25th. Excerpts from the diary: [Valparaiso Bay, 22 April, 1868] "... Writing the Captain's Official Log Book up for him. All hands employed in getting the anchors ready and chain cables bent. Steered for an hour or two. Thought we saw land at noon... turned out to be the lighthouse at Angeles Point..." [Valparaiso, 23 April] "... made the Land at 6.30 am... 108 Days Out... Tacked at 7 towards the Harbour. Took the wheel and steered the ship straight in. The Captain standing on the bow directing... Turned in at 1 am very tired after giving the men a bottle of whiskey." [27 April] "... took a walk through town. Picked up an omnibus horse that had fallen down, and set him up. Met a Chilano and had a row with him." [3 May] "Went into the Country to Quilpué with Mr. Cerevos' partner to their farm. Drove 10 miles from the Station over a very rough country, scarcely any road to be seen..." [Santiago, 5-6 May] "... travelling in the railway train for 6 hours, and passing through a bold, rocky country, arrived at Santiago... such a fine city... to the museum... rambled through the cathedral, shops and principal streets..." [Santiago, 10 May] "Saw the military drill. There were about 1000 private carriages, & 5000 gents on horseback." [Valparaiso, 14-16 May] "Went on board Quinteros and had luncheon with the Captain, settled everything with him... Presented a letter of introduction to Mr. Sim of the Pacific Office. [David Sim, Agent at Valparaiso for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company]" [26 May] "Heard that the Abyssinian War was at an end." [2 June] "Went to the Pacific Co. Office and took my passage to England in the 'Panama' for which I paid £400..." [4 June] "Walked and talked to Mr. Hamilton and arrived at Coquimbo... Invited by Mr. Hamilton to stay at his House... Mr. [Alexander] Gollan the Consul & the Clergyman calling in and joining us." [10-11 June] "Arrived at Panalcillo... Earthquake during dinner... took a horse... to the mine, one of the largest in the world. 1000 men employed at it." [Valparaiso, 13 July] "... rowed on board the 'Panama' bound for England. A lot of fellows came on board with me, and had champagne..." [At Sea, Return Voyage, 17 July] "... land distinctly visible on the Port side, being the South part of Patagonia very mountainous and covered with snow..." [18 July] "Off Cape Pillar in the morning and entered the Straits of Magellan... Beautiful scenery." [Sandy Point, Magellan Straits, 20 July] "Gun fixed at 7 a.m. to rouse up the Governor at Sandy Point at which we have arrived and anchored about 1 mile from shore. Land 70 tons of cargo and a lot of passengers who are going to settle here... very cold and covered in snow. Only a few trees to be seen." [Montevideo, 25 July] "... Montevideo... found a very nice, clean, large city, with 100,000 people in it... splendid buildings". The Banks being of marble. Went to Zimmerman, Fair & Co. and got some money. [Rio de Janeiro, 30-31 July] "Entered Rio Harbour which is the finest in the World... after the quarantine officers had come on board, went ashore... went to the Alcazar and saw a French play... Rio is decidely the finest place that I have ever seen on the Coast... The natives are black almost, being the descendants of slaves... splendid buildings and churches." [At Sea, 6 August] "Passed an Island in the night used by the Brazilians as a penal settlement... Crossed the Line at 11 p.m." [Saint Vincent, 11 August] "Received a letter from Henry announcing Mama's death... Went on shore in the Captain's Gig. and had a walk... over a sandy plain... St. Vincent is a miserable place occupied by a lot of niggers and used by the steamers as a coaling station. There is no vegetation whatsoever, nothing but volcanic rocks." [Lisbon, 18 August] "... entered the Tagus [River] about noon taking a Pilot on board... miles of fine buildings. The Cathedral Palace seemed to be in an unfinished state. Boarded by the Police and were put in quarantine, so we could not go on shore." [Wales, 24 August] "Took a Pilot on board off the Great Orme's Head, no less than forty ships in sight, most of them bound for Liverpool..." End Excerpts. Twenty-four (24) pages of the diary are devoted to his time at Valparaiso and the excursions made from there. An additional six (6) pages penned on the return voyage pertain to South America including descriptions of stops made in Montevideo, Rio de Janeiro, and Punta Arenas in the Straits of Magellan. The Lloyd's Register of Shipping records the Quinteros as a barque of 129 feet in length, built in 1866 at the Watson shipyard situated at the mouth of the River Wear in Sunderland [in the district of Tyne and Wear, North East England], her master and owner being Captain J. Beynon and her home port being Newport in Wales. The 1868 voyage to Valparaiso, described above, is also recorded in the same entry, which indicates that the vessel was assigned to this route for 13 years. Captain John Beynon may be connected to Thomas Beynon, who described himself in 1876 as 'a shipowner and coal merchant' and who was the Mayor of Newport, Wales, in 1870. His firm Beynon T & Co, established shipbuilders and coal miners based in Newport, opened a second branch in London 1877. It would appear that an iron barque named Beatrix (1886-1893) was the last vessel made by the firm. In 1861, John Beynon had been a witness for a commissioned inquiry into the salmon fisheries in England and Wales. Punta Arenas (or Sandy Point in English) is the capital city of Chile's southernmost region, Magallanes and Antartica Chilena. Located on the Strait of Magellan, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, it's often used as base for excursions to the surrounding wilderness and Antarctica. Located on the Brunswick Peninsula, Punta Arenas is today among the largest cities in Patagonia.

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        ADMISSION OF PATIENTS INTO THE ALABAMA INSANE HOSPITAL (caption title)

      [Tuscaloosa, AL: np, 1868. Small broadsheet. 23 by 16cm. Lightly creased from folding, a few small browned spots, and one small hole at a fold affecting one or two letters, else a very good copy. The notice gives the regulations for admitting private or paying patients, and also states a bond of $500 would be needed. This particular copy shows a pencilled filing date on the bond of "28 February 1870." Admission of indigent patients was to be approved by a Probate Judge. Planned under the directions of Dorthea Dix and Thomas Kirkbride, designed by Samuel Sloan, architect, the hospital was the most enlightened facility of its kind when it opened in 1861. Dorthea Dix brought Dr. Peter Bryce of South Carolina to the attention of the Trustees of the hospital. He would become the first Superindentent, and the hospital was later renamed for him. Under him it implemented a program that was highly esteemed and deemed sucessful in reaching and helping those in its care, even by today's standards. Patients were engaged in various activities, some providing their food through farming the over 2000 acres maintained by the facility. Straitjackets were discouraged and finally abandoned, evaluations took place on a regular basis. No listings found on OCLC.

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        Vierteljahresschrift der astronomischen Gesellschaft - I. Jahrgang 1866 + III-VI +IX-XI + XIII-XXXV Jahrgang (31 BÄNDE) mit Registerband Jahrgänge 1-25

      Zustand: Gut min. gebräunt (Innen) Bibliotheksex. mit Klebestreifenrest Besitzerstempel Einband Außen hat geringe bis leichte Gebrauchsspuren 1868+1869 mit Supplement Später Verlag in Kommission bei Poeschel & Trepte

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        The Yosemite Book; A Description of the Yosemite Valley and the Adjacent Region of the Sierra Nevada, and of the Big Trees of California...

      New York: Julius Bien, 1868. Large quarto. 116pp. plus twenty-eight mounted albumen photographs, each 6 x 8 inches, and two folding maps. Repairs to maps, text moderately foxed in places, photo mounts lightly so, but the photos themselves clean and bright. Three-quarter morocco, publisher's green cloth, title stamped in gilt on front board, neatly re-backed, with original gilt morocco spine preserved, gilt edgesTwenty-eight Mounted Photographs of YosemiteAn important photographically illustrated piece of Western Americana, containing twenty-eight original albumen photographs, the first twenty-four produced by Carleton T. Watkins in 1866 and the final four by W. Harris the following year.The Yosemite Book ... was assembled by the office of the California State Geologist, headed by J.D. Whitney. The text was based mainly on the field survey work done by Clarence King in the 1866 season, supplemented with material from other sources. The whole was intended as a lavish guide to Yosemite. Only 250 copies were issued with photographs, as in the present copy. The rest were done on a smaller format to serve more practically as a guide book. The maps are the best of the Yosemite region produced up to that time. Whitney was justifiably proud of the work, which appeared early in 1869, although completed in December 1868. Currey & Kruska conclude that it is "one of the major contributions to Sierra Nevada literature."This work is now scarce. It was notably absent from the DeGolyer Library exhibition devoted to photographically illustrated western books (although it is listed in the appendix). Important and visually impressive.Cowan, p.699; Currey & Kruska, Yosemite Bibliography 60; Farquhar 7a; Graff 4646; Howell 50:929; Howes W389, "aa"; Kurutz, California Books Illustrated with Original Photographs 88; ROCQ 5170; Truthful Lens 896; Zamorano Select 32.

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        Les fleurs du mal

      - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1868, 11x18,5cm, relié. - Terza edizione pubblicata nelle opere complete dell'autore e parte originale perché è aumentato di 25 nuove poesie. Binding dolore metà verde, torna con quattro nervi set con fili d'oro e decorato con doppie reti dorate, le date d'oro in coda, un leggero attrito sul coperchio superiore e un po ', carta marmorizzata piatti, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, bordi cosparsi, contemporaneo vincolanti. Libro illustrato, frontespizio, un ritratto di Charles Baudelaire. Forma lunga di Théophile Gautier. macchie rare senza gravità. Nizza copia del numero contemporaneo di volume vincolante e senza che sia molto difficile da soddisfare per Clouzot. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Troisième édition parue dans les oeuvres complètes de l'auteur et en partie originale car augmentée de 25 poèmes nouveaux. Reliure en demi chagrin vert, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de filets dorés et ornés de doubles filets dorés, dates dorées en queues, légers frottements sur la coiffe supérieure et un mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré, en frontispice, d'un portrait de Charles Baudelaire. Longue notice par Théophile Gautier. Rares rousseurs sans gravité. Agréable exemplaire de la troisième édition des "Fleurs du mal", plus rare que la deuxième édition, en reliure de l'époque et sans tomaison ce qui est très difficle à rencontrer selon Clouzot.  

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        Idylls of the King

      London: Edward Moxon & Co.,, 1868. With A Double 'Erotic' Fore-Edge PaintingBound by Thomas Kerslake of Bristol[FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord. Idylls of the King. A New Edition. London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1868. Small octavo (6 3/8 x 4 inches; 162 x 101 mm.). viii, 261, (1, blank) pp. Bound by T. Kerslake & Co. Bristol (stamp-signed on verso of front end-paper). Full dark blue hard-grain morocco, front cover double ruled in blind with small gilt corner-pieces, surrounding an elaborate central strapwork design in gilt with orange-red onlays. Rear cover double ruled in blind with small gilt corner-pieces, spine with five raised bands, decoratively ruled in gilt and blind, four compartments with small onlaid red morocco flowers outlined in gilt, the remaining panel lettered in gilt, gilt board-edges and decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. With a later double fore-edge painting beneath the gilt showing two 'erotic' scenes.This edition of Idylls of the King, contains four of the narrative poems, Enid, Vivien, Elaine & Guinevere, by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892; Poet Laureate from 1850). They retell the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The individual poems detail the deeds of various knights, including Lancelot, Geraint, and also Merlin and the Lady of the Lake. There is little transition between Idylls, but the central figure of Arthur links all the stories. The poems were dedicated to the late Albert, Prince Consort. The Idylls are written in blank verse. Tennyson's descriptions of nature are derived from observations of his own surroundings, collected over the course of many years. The dramatic narratives are not an epic either in structure or tone, but derive elegiac sadness in the style of the idylls of Theocritus. Idylls of the King is often read as an allegory of the societal conflicts in Britain during the mid-Victorian era.Thomas Kerslake (1812-1891) was an English bookseller, bookbinder and antiquarian. In 1828 he moved from Exteter to Bristol, and soon afterwards commenced business in second-hand bookselling in Barton Alley, together with his brother-in-law, Samuel Cornish. In 1830 the partnership was dissolved, and Kerslake removed to a shop at the bottom of Park Street. A disastrous fire occurred here in 1860. Kerslake continued on the same site however, until 1870, when he removed to Queen's Road, and shortly afterwards retired. For over twenty years after his retirement he devoted himself to antiquarian controversy.

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        Brushwork Studies of Flowers, Fruits and Animals for Teachers and Advanced Students.

      Oblong Quarto. Coloured frontispiece, 11 pages of text and XXVII plates with explanations. Original Hardcover (green cloth with lettering to spine and cover). Extraordinarily excellent (Near Mint) condition with barely any signs of wear. 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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        Blick auf Heiligenblut".

      - Aquarell und Deckweiß auf Karton, 50 x 32,5 cm, signiert. Rudolf Reschreiter (München 1868-1939) malte bevorzugt Motive im Hochgebirge, ganz selten, wie hier, auch die Ortschaften in den Alpen. - Stellenw. etwas stockfl., leicht gebräunt. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1868, 1868. PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., thirteenth thousand. illustrated by Tenniel, inscribed by Dodgson in black ink on the half-title "John Proctor, Esq/ from the Author/ Oct. 1868". Bound in the publisher's gilt stamped red cloth, spine relined, spine and covers a bit grubby, corners rubbed, dark green pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt, Burn binders ticket to rear pastedown, some minor thumbing/soiling to a few pages, not as bad as it may sound. In political caricature John Tenniel remained the leading artist of his day. Proctor was a political cartoonist, working profusely for "Judy" and later "Fun". A capable critic expressed his opinion that Proctor's work was superior to Tenniel's John (Puck) Proctor was mentioned as an artist approached by Dodgson to illustrate "Through the Looking-Glass" after Tenniel's initial refusal (he finally relented). There is a letter from Proctor to Dodgson (Carroll) turning down the offer in the Dodgson Family archives. On 8 April 1868: Carroll reported Tenniel's warning that there was 'no chance of his being able to do pictures for me until the year after next, if then. I must now try Noel Paton.' On 19 May 1868: Noel Paton urged Carroll to persist with Tenniel. So did Ruskin. On 18 June 1868: Tenniel finally made what Carroll described as a 'kind of offer to do the pictures (at such spare time as he can find)". This presentation copy of Alice we assume to be a form of consolation or thank you to Proctor.

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        Cuno Amiet. Die Gemälde 1883?1919

      Cuno Amiet (1868?1961) gehörte zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts zu den Erneuerern der Schweizer Malerei und spielte bald eine bedeutende Rolle unter den Künstlern des Symbolismus und der Klassischen Moderne. Amiets Bildwelt beinhaltet vornehmlich Landschaften, Gärten, Porträts und Stillleben. Dabei war er einer der Ersten, der der Farbe den Vorrang in der Komposition gab.Der Catalogue raisonné des gemalten Frühwerks fächert Amiets OEuvre chronologisch bis ins Jahr 1919 auf und schliesst damit eine eklatante Forschungslücke. Mitbedingt durch die enormen Preissteigerungen im Bereich der Schweizer Kunst, gelangen mittlerweile zahlreiche, teilweise bis anhin noch unbekannte frühe Werke von Amiet auf den Markt, darunter auch manche Fälschung. Das nun vorliegende Werkverzeichnis ist das Referenzwerk für Forschung, Kunsthandel und Sammler. Einzelheiten: Herausgeber: Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft SIK-ISEA / Illustrationen: 1504 farb. u. 210 schw.-w. Abb. / Erscheinungstermin: 1.03.2015 / Einband: Festeinband im Schuber / Seiten arabisch: 696 / Verlag: Scheidegger & Spiess / Gewicht: 4470 gr / Breite: 24 cm / Zustand: Schutzumschläge und Schuber ganz leicht beschädigt, innen sehr gut.

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        CABINET MAKER'S ALBUM OF FURNITURE; COMPRISING A COLLECTION OF DESIGNS FOR THE NEWEST AND MOST ELEGANT STYLES OF FURNITURE

      Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1868. [4]pp. plus forty-eight engraved plates. Oblong octavo. Original green cloth, gilt-stamped cover. Front hinge starting. Internally bright and clean. Very good. The third furniture pattern book published in America, issued simultaneously with another Baird title, GOTHIC ALBUM FOR FURNITURE MAKERS. It was preceded by books called THE CABINET-MAKER'S ASSISTANT, published in 1840 and 1842. Depicted are a variety of bed stands, bureaus, wardrobes, tables, bookcases, and more, in a Renaissance Revival style. They are patterned after mid-19th-century French designs. All early American furniture books are rare.

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        General Grants election has brought such actual Peace, that there is not a part of a peg even, to hang an excitement on"

      Annapolis, Maryland 1868 - Autograph Letter, to an unnamed general. Annapolis, Maryland, December 8, 1868. 2 pp., quarto. Sherman originally wrote this content as part of a longer letter; he marked this leaf "copy" and ends it with marks that show this section to be complete. Sherman turns down an invitation to a "Grand Reunion of the Western Armies at Chicago." Complete TranscriptCopy U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis Md. Dec 8, 1868Dear General, I had already received an invitation to the Grand Review of the Western Armies at Chicago, when I received your letter of Dec 2. I am however too unwell to go any where, and am now under the care of a physician who has put me under a certain course of treatment that I have to comply with. I assure you that I would be most happy to witness your Reunion which I expect will be a very pleasant affair, and I should be much pleased to meet there, the officers of the army with whom I have been at different times associated. I would not be surprised if this were the last meeting held by your Association, as General Grants election has brought such actual Peace, that there is not a part of a peg even, to hang an excitement on. Your old Army Corps will in the next four years have almost forgotten that there has been any thing like war, and the members devoting themselves to money making pursuits, will be unable to attend these meetings as they have done heretofore. Perhaps it is just as well that it should be so, and that there should be nothing to remind us of the strife through which we have passed. x x x x x x xHistorical BackgroundThe election of 1868, which saw Grant as the Republican candidate, was the first post- Civil War election. The Republican campaign theme - "Let us have peace"- was taken from Grant's letter of acceptance. After four years of war, three years of wrangling over Reconstruction, and the impeachment of President Johnson, the nation craved the peace Grant pledged to achieve. Johnson was so unpopular that he failed to secure the Democratic party nomination, which instead nominated Horatio Seymour against the wildly popular (at least in the North and among the Freedmen) hero of Appomattox, Ulysses S. Grant.William T. Sherman (1820-1891), a West Point graduate and Mexican War veteran, served as a corps commander under General Grant in successful campaigns down the Mississippi and in Tennessee. He then took command of the western armies when Grant was reassigned to the Virginia theatre. He was both recognized and criticized for his tactics of "scorched earth" and "total war," evidenced by his capture of Atlanta and "March to the Sea" through Georgia. He followed this feat by a swift campaign north through the Carolinas to force the surrender of the last major Confederate army. Sherman served as Commanding General of the U.S. Army from 1869-1883, during a period of Westward expansion and Indian Wars.

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        Die Nilzuflüsse in Abyssinien. Forschungsreise vom Atbara zum Blauen Nil und Jagden in Wüsten und Wildnissen.

      Braunschweig, Verlag von Georg Westermann 1868; EA; 2 Bände in 1; ca 22x15 cm; XIV (2) 269 (1), IX (7) 253 Seiten mit 24 Holzschnittillustrationen, 1 Doppelportrait in Stahlstich und 2 Karten; dekorativer Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit 4 falschen Bünden und Rückenvergoldung (Einband gering bestoßen; sonst gutes, sehr sauberes Exemplar)Versand D: 5,00 EUR Äthiopien; Afrika

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        Group of Four Labor Contracts for Chinese Immigrant Workers.

      1868. Setting the Terms for Coolie Labor in Cuba [Cuba]. ["Coolie" Labor]. [Group of Four Labor Contracts for Chinese Immigrant Workers]. [Havana], 1868-1869. Part-printed documents, three 8-1/2" x 12," one 8-1/2" x 13." Two have some toning, the other two browned. Faint horizontal fold lines, a few worm holes, some wear and chipping to edges. Each contract endorsed with a stamped or embossed seal. * These immigration contracts for indentured Chinese "coolie" laborers are valuable sources of information. They outline the duration of the contract, the nature of the work, the hours to be worked per day, payment and special considerations. They are signed by witnesses for the workers; three of these are signed in Chinese characters. In the mid-nineteenth century, Cuban agents supplemented the slave population with thousands of Chinese indentured laborers. They were needed to build railroads and work on sugar plantations. Most contracts granted free Cuban citizenship to workers when they satisfied the term of their contracts. Several remained in Cuba. And by the end of the nineteenth century Havana had the largest Chinatown in Latin America.

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        L'ENTREE DE HENRI II ROI DE FRANCE A ROUEN au mois d'Octobre 1550. Imprimé pour la première fois d'après un manuscrit de la Bibliothèque de Rouen, orné de 10 planches gravées à l'eau forte par Louis de Merval, accompagné de notes bibliographiques et historiques par S. de Merval.

      1868 - Rouen Imprimerie de Henry Boissel 1868. In-4 oblong 3 feuillets non chiffrés 2-20pp (notes bibliographiques) 1 feuillet blanc 2 feuillets non chiffrés II-XXVII feuillets chiffrés au recto 2-10pp (notes et variantes). Cartonnage éditeur de papier à volutes rouges, dos muet, étiquette de titre imprimée appliquée sur le 1er plat. Orné, en marge du texte, de vignettes décoratives se répétant plusieurs fois et de 10 belles planches hors texte gravées à l'eau forte par Louis de Merval, d'après le document ancien. Ouvrage imprimé pour la Société des Bibliophiles Normands, tirage limité à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande, celui-ci portant la mention "exemplaire d'éditeur n°1" et accompagné d'un bel envoi de Stéphane de Merval. Petit manque au bas du dos, quelques très pâles et rares rousseurs. Exemplaire bien complet du texte et des gravures, enrichi d'un envoi et portant le numéro . Première impression, à l'identique, d'un manuscrit de la Bibliothèque de Rouen. Il s'agit d'un poème anonyme de 714 vers, composé en l'honneur de l'entrée du Roi dans Rouen le mercredi 1er octobre 1550. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colton's Sectional Map of the State of Iowa

      New York: G. W. & C. B. Colton. Very Good. 1868. Map. An early hand-colored pocket section map of Iowa, with a decorative seashell scroll border. Bound in brown cloth blind embossed boards with gilt imprint. Rubbed corners and edges. Light soil, light fold toning, and a few fold corner holes on map sheet, which measures 28" x 39". Contains an 1867 population table. ; 6 1/8" x 4" .

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        The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

      J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1868 - 409 pp. First American trade edition. Very Good with fading to cloth at spine, light rubbing to extremities, bookseller ticket to front paste down, pages toned, and about 40 pages have small creases to their top corners. A very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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