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        Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

      Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. Frontispiece, 192pp., with forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel, bound in purple cloth pictorially stamped and triple ruled in gilt depicting Alice holding a pig on the front board and the Cheshire cat on the rear board, spine lettering gilt but faded, dark brown endpapers, all edges gilt, contemporary owner?'s inscription dated August 1869, minor wear to spine ends, corners only slightly worn, spine faded or sunned with boards with scattered fading.. Octavo.

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        Miscellaneous papers on mechanical subjects.

      . Manchester, George Falkner [for the author], 1869-1870. Large 8vo. 76 pp. [8; 7; 8; 6, table; 8; 2, mounted photo; 6; 8, plate; 8; 3; 3; 7, [ii]; plate], one mounted photograph, one double-sized partly handcoloured plate, one b/w plate. Original pebbled calf. Boards black and gilt ruled, spine with gilt title. All edges gilt.l A compilation of 13 works (two combined into one) by the British engineer, inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Joseph Whitworth (1803-1887), and comments upon these, apparently gather by, and printed for Whitworth himself. An earlier work with exactly the same title but different contents was published in 1858 (London; Longman, Brown, Green, etc.), and a later one, also with different contents, in 1873 by the author. Both the earlier and later work are uncommon; this one, however, seems to be quite rare. Of special interest is the early photograph, showing the effect of specially designed ammunition on objects under water. Two papers are letters published in the "Times", and entirely reset. A small note on the title page states that this is a "presentation copy to Sir Wm. E. Gladstone MP". The British Liberal statesman William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898) was British premier in 1868-1874, 1880-1885, 1886 and 1892-1894. The front flyleaf verso has the pencilled annotation "With the compliments of Geo M Snyder" [?]. Boards with very slight wear, otherwise a very good, clean copy..

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        L'homme qui rit. 4 T.

      Paris, Librairie interbationale , A Lacroix, Verboeckoven & Ce Editeurs, 1869 (1. Ausgabe).. Gr.-8°, Halbleder. 307, 381, 296, 384 Seiten. Halbledereinband mit Rückenvergoldung u. dreiseitigem Marmorschnitt. Zustand: sehr gut

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        MATHEMATISCHE ANNALEN, 245 Bände: 1 (1869) - 245 (1979). Fachzeitschrift, gebunden, vollständig. ISSN: 0025-5831.

      Berlin u.a. : Springer, 1869-1979.. 245 Bände, ca. 9 Regalmeter. 8° , Hardcover/Pappeinband. 245 Bände!!! Vollständige Ausgabe der ersten 245 Bände dieser Mathematischen Zeitschrift. Originalausgaben, kein Reprint. Ältere Bände in deutscher Sprache, spätere Ausgaben zunehmend mit Englischen Beiträgen. Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Die frühen Bände weisen altersbedingte Gebrauchsspuren und teilweise kleinere Beschädigungen auf (Bsp.: Bestoßene Kanten, Knickspuren, klaffende Bindungen). Jüngere Bände mit leichten Lagerspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Noch im guten Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. // Original edition, no reprint. Early Volumes were only published in German Language. Formerly from library-collection. Covers in good Shape. Pages clean. Early Volumes with Shelf Wear, partly with small Defects. Still in good condition. Please ask for shipping-fees. zqx mbx

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        Sonnets et Eaux-fortes.

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre Editeur. 1869 - 10.5 x 14.5 inches. (width x height) 270 x 370 cm. Bound in contemporary red cloth. Original wrappers bound in. One of 350 copies, this one certified by the printer of the text J.Claye and of the etchings, A. Salmon. The editor who selected the poets and artists was Philippe Burty. This is considered the first livre de peintre with text by the major poets of the period and accompanying full page etchings by the major French artists of the mid Nineteenth century. There are 42 etchings. This one includes a second copy of the etching by 10 artists .VICAIRE.MANUEL DE L'AMATEUR de Livres du xixe siècle1801-1893579SONNETS et eaux-fortes. MDCCCLXIX. Alphonse Lemrerre, éditeur, Paris (Impr. J. Claye), in-fol., couv. impr.1 f. (faux-titre; au v°, justification du tirage) ; 1 f. (titre rouge et noir, orné d'un dessin de E. Renard, gravé sur boispar A. Prunaire); x f. (« Aux poëtes et aux artistes qui ont collaboré à cette OEuvre, à M. Philippe Burty qui en adirigé l'illustration. L'éditeur reconnaissant A. Lemerre » ); 42 ff. (sonnets); 1 f. n. ch. (table); et 1 f. n. ch. (achevéd'imprimer).45 [42 in fact] eaux-fortes et 1 dessin hors texte, savoir1° La Mer, sonnet de Jean Aicard, eau-forte de Léon Gaucherel.2° Le Masque, sonnet de Joseph Autran, eau-forte d'Emile Lévy.3° Promenade galante, sonnet de Théodore de Banville, eau-forte d'Edmond Morin.4° To Kalon, sonnet d'Auguste Barbier, eau-forte de Giacomotti.5° Le Sang des géants, sonnet de Louis Bouilhet, eau-forte de Célestin Nanteuil.6° Le Sphinx, sonnet d'Henri Cazalis, eau-forte de Queyroy.7° Le Lion, sonnet de Léon Cladel, eau-forte de Gustave Doré.8° Le Fils de Louis XI, sonnet de François Coppée, eau-forte de Charles Courtry.9° Supplice de Judas, sonnet d'Antoni Deschamps, eau-forte de Veyrassat.10° Dernier mirage; sonnet d'Émile Deschamps, eau-forte de Ranvier.11° Révolte, sonnet de Léon Dierx, eau-forte de G. Howard.12° Les Incroyables, sonnet d'Emmanuel des Essarts, eau-forte de Jundt.13° Un Sénateur romain, sonnet d'Anatole France, eau-forte de Gérôme.14° Promenade hors des murs, sonnet de Théophile Gautier, eau-forte de Leys.15° Le Roman comique, sonnet d'Albert Glatigny, eau-forte de Félix Régamcy.16° La Salina, sonnet d'Edouard Grenier, eau-forte d'E. Edwards.17° Les Conquérants, sonnet de José-Maria de Heredia, eau-forte de Claudius Popelin.18° La Rookery, sonnet d'Ernest d'Hervilly, eau-forte de Seymour Haden.19° Le Pays inconnu, sonnet d'Arsène Houssaye, eau-forte de Tancrède Abraham.20° La Fontaine, sonnet de Georges Lafenestre, eau-forte de Lansyer.21° Au bord du puits, sonnet de Victor de Laprade, eau-forte de Francais.22° Réverie, sonnet de Laurent-Pichat, eau-forte de Jules Héreau.23° Le Combat homérique, sonnet de Leconte de Lisle, eau-forte de Léopold Flameng.24° Paysage normand, sonnet d'André Lemoyne, eau-forte de Corot.25° Batavia, sonnet de Robert Luzarche, eau-forte de Jongkindt [Jongkind].26° Le Verger, sonnet de Gabriel Marc, eau-forte de Daubigny.27° La Pivoine, sonnet de Judith Mendès, eau-forte de Jacquemart.28° Théodora, sonnet de Catulle Mendès, eau-forte d'Ingomar Frankel.29° Sur une composition de F. Millet, sonnet d'Albert Mérat, eau-forte de F. Millet.30° L'Eclair, sonnet de Paul Meurice, dessin de Victor Hugo.31° Le Dernier amour de Charlemagne, sonnet de Claudius Popelin, eau-forte d'Ehrmann.32° Fleur exotique, sonnet d'Armand Renaud, eau-forte de Manet.33° Théroigne de Méricourt, sonnet de Louis Xavier de Ricard, eau-forte de Victor Giraud.34° Le Pont des Arts, sonnet de Sainte-Beuve, eau-forte de Maxime Lalanne.35° Une grande douleur, sonnet de Joséphin Soulary, eau-forte de Ribot.36° Silence et nuit des bois, sonnet de Sully Prudhomme, eau-forte d'Hédouin.37° Nénuphars, sonnet d'Armand Silvestre, eau-forte de Feyen-Perrin.38° Souvenir du Bas-Bréau, sonnet d'André Theuriet, eau-forte de Michelin.39° L'Éclipse, sonnet d'Auguste Vacquerie, eau-forte de Bracquemond.40° La Chute, sonnet de Léon Valade, eau-forte de Solon.41° Le Pitre, sonnet de P [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Motiv aus Tivoli.

      - Bleistift, auf Bütten. 21,2:29,4 cm. Nach einer Ausbildung zum Bildhauer in Berlin ging Begas d.J. 1869 nach Rom, wo er in Marmor arbeiten lernte. Die vorliegende Architekturlandschaft ist vor der Natur bei Wanderungen in die Umgebung Roms entstanden.

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        Jay Gould, in a display of his brazen disregard for ethics, uses Erie Railway funds to purchase choice real estate for himself

      New York, April 9, 1869. 8.5" x 13.75". "Document Signed ?Jay Gould,? 6 pages 8.5"" x 13.75"", New York, December 14, 1869, a deed of trust to the Erie Railway Company for several parcels of land purchased by Gould in the New Jersey Meadowlands. Folds, some light toning, loss to top left corner of each page, not affecting text, a few contemporary paper losses in margins and not affecting text, else very good overall. The document chronicles several transactions made by Gould in the fall of 1868 including this example: on 15 September 1868, Gould purchased two parcels of land in Hudson, New Jersey (now part of Jersey City) from John and Caroline Cook ten acre tract known as ?Canada Meadow? located on the banks of the Penhorn Creek (a tributary of the Hackensack River). He also purchased a seven acre salt meadow from the same couple, ?Bounded Northwest by Pen Horne Creek, northeast by a ditch, southeast by the Railroad...? together with a few other minor parcels. In addition, the Cooks also sold a ten acre tract on the North Bergen side of Penhorn Creek and a one acre salt meadow nearby. In total, the Cooks sold Gould five parcels of land. At the conclusion of the document Gould declared that he would continue to own and hold the five parcels ?... in trust only, for the use and benefit of the Erie Railway Company ... that, I, or my heirs, shall and will convey the said premises by a good and sufficient deed to the said The Erie Railway Company, or any other person or corporation, whenever the said Company my so direct and require. And that I or my heirs, shall not do, or knowingly suffer or permit any act, deed, matter or thing, whereby said premises can, shall or may be in anywise impaired, injured or encumbered, in title, interest, charge, estate, or otherwise...? A survey of period maps indicates that most of these parcels were alongside the main branch linking Jersey City to the main line of the Erie Railroad ?" property with enormous value. Gould purchased the parcels just as he was consolidating control over the financially troubled Erie Railroad. The lands would later form a key part of Gould?s settlement with the Erie Railroad after the railroad sued him for $10 million, accusing its former president of stock manipulation and embezzlement among other sins. After the Erie?s board of directors in 1872 forced him from the railroad?s presidency, they slapped Gould with a $10 million lawsuit that accused him of, among a long list of other things, purchasing numerous tracts of land with Erie funds but under his name. According to the suit, Gould ?purchased with the moneys of the plaintiff for the use and on account of the plaintiff, tracts of land ... taking the title to such lands in his own name, but in trust, nevertheless, for the plaintiff.? (?At Last. Arrest of Jay Gould, the Great Erie Conspirator? New York Times, 23 November 1872; ?Gould and Erie. A Suite Commenced Against the Late President of the Line. More Frauds ?" Land and Buildings alleged to Have Been Purchased by the Defendant for His own Use by the Company?s Funds.? New York Times, August 4, 1872.) Gould had little to worry about. The Erie was a financial disaster (and was long before Gould entered the picture), and its new President, Peter H. Watson, was unwilling to engage in a protracted legal battle. Gould got wind of Watson?s disposition, and in a series of secret meetings negotiated a settlement. The Erie agreed to accept compensation from Gould in the form of various stocks, bonds and real estate, including ?The various pieces of real estate in New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio? according to a published letter in the press. The combined value Gould believed ?worth more to the Erie Company than the total sum claimed.? Gould did slyly admit his guilt in the nature of at least some of the transactions, stressing that ?Some of these properties were purchased with my own means, and the Company has no claim upon them, but they are necessary for its use...? (Jay Gould to Peter H. Watson, 17 December 1872 as quoted in The New York Times, December 20, 1872.) Because Gould later arranged to have his own accounting records relative to his involvement with the Erie destroyed in 1874, we may never be able to judge the veracity of his statements. (Edward Renehan, Dark Genius of Wall Street. 2005, pp. 212-214.) While for some, this is yet another example of Gould as the speculative opportunist ?" it also calls attention to Gould?s astute business acumen and deep understanding of the business and operations of railroads. Many of the parcels named in this particular transaction did remain under the control of the Erie, some of which are now part of the vast Croxton rail yards located in the meadows between Secaucus and Jersey City."

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        Holy Bible

      George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode,, London - Circa 1869. Victorian King James edition. A beautiful classic antique leather-bound oversized Bible, with six laid-in albumen photographs of the holy land by the renown photographer Francis Frith. Beautiful 19th century binding, with rounded spine, beveled covers, and gilt on all edges. 9 x 11 inches. Elaborately blind tooled leather covers with a partial brass clasp. Bright gilt on spine. Binding is solid and tight. Inside pages are lightly tanned, with rare signs of aging, such as very light occasional foxing. Photo plates are gently aged, yet overall clean and in nice condition. Some water damage, limited to exterior, feps, and the book of Revelations. Covers have some whitening from old water damage, as well as light scuffing and dirt. Boards have some edgewear, including rubbed corners and spine ends. Front board is split from tail of spine toward center for 4", and shoulder is split nearly 2" from the same point. Front and back hinges are cracked. Very faint musty scent from interior upon thumbing. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COLLECTION DES ROMANS DE CHEVALERIE (4 TOMES)

      1869 - Paris, librairie Bachelin-Deflorenne 1869. Quatre volumes in-4°(31x21cm). Reliure de l'époque demi maroquin . Dos à nerfs portant le titre doré. Couvertures conservées. Tetes dorées.Texte sur 2 colonnes.Environ 500p pour l'ensemble des volumes. Illustrations dans le texte et lettrines. Nerfs légèrement frottés sinon bon et solide exemplaire. Etude sur les romans de chevalerie. Fier-à-bras. Histoire des voyages du scarmentado. Histoire d'un bon bramin. Ogier le danois; histoire des 4 fils Aymon. Huon de Bordeaux. Poésies du XV°. Milles et Amys. Guérin de Montglave. La chanson de Roland(extraits). Poèsies du XVI°. Berthe aux grands pieds. Aucassin et Nicolette. Alboufaris père des cavaliers. Galien restauré. Babouc ou le monde comme il va. La princesse Parizade.T2/ Lancelot du lac. Arthus de Bretagne. Recherches sur l'origine des romans. Noei Borguignon. tristan de Léonois; Amadis de Gaule. T3/ Etude sur la nouvelle traduction d'Amadis. Amadis. Histoire amoureuse de Flores et Blanchefleur. Witikind ou la chanson des saxons. Rustem roman de chevalerie persan du poete Firdoussi. Mélusine; Pierre de Provence-Cléomades et Claremonde. le roman de la rose.L'Abenaki; Jean de Paris. Mivromégas. Le taureau blanc. Geoffroy à la grande dent; Histoire et plaisante chronique du petit Jehan de Saintré et de la dame des belles-cousines.Histoire de gérard de Nevers. Histoire de la comtesse de Ponthieu; La princesse de Trebizonde. Buzando le nain. Zirfée l'enchanteresse. La reine Genièvre. Khaled et Djaida, roman arabe; Baudoin le diable; geneviève de Brabant. L'épervier blanc; Regner Lodbrog; Fragments d'histoire par Voltaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tirage argentique d¿époque

      - GIDE André (1869-1951), écrivain. Portrait de l¿écrivain à son bureau par Laure ALBIN-GUILLOT (1879-1962). Tirage argentique d¿époque, 1935, signé au crayon sur le tirage par la photographe. H 27 x L 18,5 cm.

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        Twelfth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park for the Year Ending December 31, 1868

      New York: Evening Post Steam Presses, 1869. Paperback. Very Good. 3 maps, plate, 12 mounted photos, 164p. Original printed wrapper. 24cm. Label removed from front cover with some thinning (including a small hole) and paper residue.

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        Illustrations of Ancient Buildings in Kashmir. Prepared Under the Authority of the Secretary of State for India in Council From Photographs, Plans, and Drawings Taken by Order of the Government of India.

      India Museum and W,H, Allen, 1869. - Folio. pp. 26; lithographed map, 14 plates, 44 mounted carbon autotype photographs [on 43 sheets]. Silverfish damage to the lower margins of 7 leaves, and the outer margins of 4 leaves. Original morocco backed printed orange cloth, all edges gilt, a little rubbed and with a 2 inch by 1 inch torn scar on the rear cover. However a decent copy of a book rarely encountered in the original binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the Central Caucasus and Bashan, including Visits to Ararat and Tabreez and Ascents of Kazbek and Elbruz

      London, Longmans, Green, 1869 - Octavo, xvi, 510, [2, publisher's advertisements] pages with 16 illustrations plus a colour frontispiece, 4 plates and 3 folding maps. Original gilt-pictorial cloth a little scuffed and slightly rubbed at the extremities, with minor wear to the corners and the ends of the spine; spine sunned; blemish to the cloth at the head of the front cover (where an old paper library label was removed long ago); top marginal corner of the frontispiece a little creased and dusty; overall a very good copy. With the early nameplate of Edward Charles Stirling. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Phantasmagoria and Other Poems

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. 1st Edition . Fine. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (12 x 17 cm). Full blue morocco binding by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath (binder's name in gilt to front turn-in). Spine has five raised bands, gilt ruled panels, gilt lettering, date to foot of spine. Single gilt fillet border to boards. Gilt decorated board edges. Gilt fillet turn ins with fleurons to corners, hand marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Original covers bound in to the rear of the book. Inscription to half title page (dated May 1869). Fine condition throughout. The first issue of the first edition with no mention of Alice to the title page. A first class example in a binding of the very highest order. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 202

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        HOHENSCHWANGAU. "Schwansee". Blick über den See auf Schloß Hohenschwangau, im Vordergrund auf einem Felsen ein Bub mit Hund.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift auf starkem Aquarell-Papier von Leopold Rottmann, signiert und datiert 1869, 36,7 x 52,8 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXIX, S. 102. - Ein künstlerisch qualitätvolles großformatiges Landschaftsaquarell, das in seiner großräumigen Auffassung, Technik und Farbigkeit die Nähe zum Bruder Carl Rottmann verrät. Leopold „vermied aber dessen Stilisieren, blieb vielmehr bewusst Naturalist" (Thieme-Becker). Er lebte 1812 - 1881 und schuf zahlreiche eindrucksvolle Aquarelle, unter anderem mehrere Zyklen für König Max II. von dessen Jagdrevieren im bayerischen Gebirge. Die Graphische Sammlung in München besitzt eine große Anzahl seiner Arbeiten. - In tadellos farbfrischer Erhaltung. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Manifest Kommunisticheskoj partii.

      [Geneva, Louis Czerniecki, 1869].. 8vo (117 x 186 mm). 23, (1) pp. With original printed title label on front flyleaf. Contemp. red half cloth with gilt title to cloth on front board.. First edition of the first Russian translation of the Communist Manifesto, Marx and Engels' groundbreaking work of communist propaganda, "undoubtedly the most widespread, the most international production of all Socialist literature, the common platform acknowledged by millions of working men from Siberia to California" (preface to the 1888 edition). In the words of the British economist Harold Laski, the Manifesto is "admitted by every serious student of society to be one of the outstanding documents of all time". It also constitutes an early sum of Marx' and Engels' ideas, later to become known under the heading of 'scientific socialism': "[L]e manifeste renferme en puissance la quasi-totalite des idees elaborees par ses deux auteurs dans leurs ouvrages ulterieurs et qui, dans leur ensemble, representent ce qu'ils appellent le socialisme scientifique; la seul exception importante est la theorie de la plus-value" (Andreas, p. 1). - This first Russian translation was prepared by the anarchist Mikhail Bakunin, "who despite being one of Marx and Engels' most pronounced opponents in the working class movement, saw the great revolutionary importance contained within the Manifesto" (note to the preface of the 1882 Russian translation). Due to state censorship, publication in Russia was out of the question. The printer, Louis (Ludwik) Czerniecki, was a Polish emigre who had come to Switzerland via London with the Russian revolutionary democrat Alexander Herzen. His Polish printing press served the Free Russian Press, in especial Herzen's paper "Kolokol" ("The Bell"), the Russian emigrants' leading organ of the time. Prior to this translation, the only bits of the Manifesto to reach Russian readers were a single sentence in the radical St. Petersburg journal "Sovremnik" (12/1858), reminiscent of the Manifesto's famous final sentence, and a paraphrase of the beginning of Section I that appeared as an introduction to a German-translated article in "Zagranicnij Vestnik" (6/1864). Neither of these publications cited their source. Unbeknownst to either author, it would be Russia where the Revolution heralded by the Manifesto would finally take place, under the leadership of their disciple Lenin who did not discover Marxism until after Marx's death (but who was later to prepare his own translation of the Communist Manifesto). - Engels, in his preface to the 1888 English edition of the Manifesto, stated in twofold error that "the first Russian translation, made by Bakunin, was published at Herzen's 'Kolokol' office in Geneva, about 1863; a second one, by the heroic Vera Zasulich, also in Geneva, 1882". In fact, Bakunin's version appeared in 1869, and the 1882 translation, with a preface by the authors, is by Georgi Plekhanov. Neither Marx nor Engels appears ever to have owned a copy of this Russian translation. Shrewdly, it was issued without wrappers or title page, with no mention of place or year, editor, printer, or translator. The printed title label present in our copy is also confirmed in the single other copy available for comparison (Geneva). Extremely rare: the only known copy in private hands; only three other copies are known in libraries worldwide (Bibliotheque de Geneve; Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the Central Committee of the CPSU; Russian State Library/Gos. Biblioteka Imeni Lenina; photocopies in the Andreas and Feltrinelli collections). - A bit of wear to extremities. Binding very slightly loosened; gutter of flyleaf and first leaf inconspicuouly reinforced. All in all very well preserved. - Andreas 54. OCLC 717010404 (Bibliotheque de Geneve, BGE Brsl 954/10). Rubel 70 (note, "1859" in error). Cf. PMM 326.

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        Handbook of the River Plate; comprising Buenos Ayres, the Upper Provinces, Banda Oriental, and Paraguay

      Buenos Ayres: Standard Printing-Office, 74 Calle Belgrado, 1869. First edition. xvi, [1]-192, [1]-160, [1]-200, 1-40 [ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo [24 x 17 cm]. Original red cloth. Rebacked preserving original spine. Some spotting of first and last leaves. Very good plus. Complete Guide to the Southern Lands, 1869 Only One Volume of the projected two volume set was ever published. Considered the first English language book published in South America it went through several editions in a smaller format. The forty pages of English language advertisements are amazing in their own right: Montevideo booksellers and piano merchants, Liebig's Meat Extract, customs brokers, bankers, and more. With the bookplate of Francis le Buchanan to the front pastedown, who was something of a collector in the field and almost certainly a resident of Buenos Aires at some point.

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        OPERE COMPLETE

      Stabilimento Tipografico G.P.E., Napoli 1869 - Opera in 16 voll. in 8°, leg. in m. pelle coeva, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso, su due coll. Fioriture e ordinarie tracce del tempo, nell'insieme buone condizioni. Opere complete di Buffon traduzione eseguita sulle migliori e più recenti edizioni francesi con la nomenclatura linnejana e la classificazione di Cuvier e con aggiunte note ed osservazioni estratte dalle opere dei più illustri naturalisti italiani e stranieri dal dott. Giovanni Boschi. Vol. I: Teoria della terra - Epoche della natura Vol. II: Minerali. Parte sperimentale. Memorie. Storia naturale dei minerali. Vol. III: Sali ed acidi. Metalli. Cristallizzazioni del quarzo. Vol. IV: Pietre preziose. Prodotti vulcanici. Genesi dei minerali. Trattato della calamita. Vol. V: Animali domestici, selvaggi, carnivori; dell'antico continente e del nuovo mondo. Vol. VI: Seguito degli animali. Vedute della natura. Vol. VII: Foche, morse, lamantini. Scimmie. Muli. Storia degli animali. Vol. VIII: Degli uccelli di rapina. Uccelli che non possono volare. Vol. IX, X, XI, XII: Uccelli. Vol. XIII: Esperienze sui vegetabili. Discorsi pronunziati all'Accademia Francese. Lettere, ecc. Vol. XIV: L'uomo. Vol. XV: La vita e i tempi di Buffon, con ritratto dell'Autore. Volume dell'Atlante contenente 203 tavv. a colori n.t. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Black-faced Graucalus (Graucalus Melanops)

      London: The Author 1840-, 1869. Hand-coloured lithograph (600 x 365 mm.), with letter-press text; very good, mounted and framed. An attractive original hand coloured lithograph plate from Gould's most famous work, Birds of Australia. Only 250 sets were produced of Birds of Australia, and are still considered today as one of Gould's most successful projects and a foundation stone of Australian ornithology.The Black-faced Graucalus is commonly found in New South Wales, its food consists of insects and their larvae and berries, including large mantis as illustrated in this plate.

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        The STORY Of A BAD BOY

      Boston:: (Fields, Osgood & Co.),. 1869.. Binding: 9" x 6". 1st printings. Bound PRESENTATION copy, with inserted slip inscribed by the author. A Merle Johnson, High Spot of American Literature (p. 12). 12 separate issues of "Our Young Folks" bound together with various paginations.. Maroon half-bound leather spine and edges, over maroon cloth covered boards. Gilt stamped lettering and rules to spine. Marbled endpapers.. Modest wear to binding (rubbing to edges). Paper age-toned and worn. at edges, endpapers worn and tanned. Withal, a VG example.. First appearance of Thomas Bailey Aldrich's semi-autobiographical novel The Story of a Bad Boy, thought to be the inspiration for Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer (and the first in the "Bad Boy" genre of writing), complete with all twelve issues of "Our Young Folks" plus a bound-in signed presentation slip of paper. Only holding of the original issues available in the trade at this time. . Many b/w illustrations throughout.

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        Ueber die Beziehungen der Eigenschaften zu den Atomgewichten der Elemente [On the Relation of the Properties to the Atomic Weights of the Elements]

      Leipzig: Zeitschrift für Chemie; Quandt and Handel, 1869. THE PERIODIC TABLE: Likely the first appearance of Mendeleev?s periodic table in a Western journal. Although priority has not been established between this Zeitschrift für Chemie appearance and the Journal für praktische Chemie appearance, it was clearly the more complete 1869 Zeitschrift appearance that was the most influential. ?In 1868 Mendeleev began writing his famous textbook, Principles of Chemistry. As he later related, it was while exploring various alternative organizational schemes for this book that he hit upon the periodic law. While waiting for the book to appear in print (the first edition was published in installments between 1868 and 1871), Mendeleev produced a single-page flier summarizing his new organizational scheme entitled An Attempted System of the Elements Based on their Atomic Weights and Chemical Analogies, which he circulated among Russian chemists in early 1869. In March of that year he presented a more detailed paper to the newly founded Russian Chemical Society entitled ?On the Correlation Between the Properties of the Elements and their Atomic Weights?. This, in turn, was published in the first volume of the society?s new journal.?This paper, however, ?was not translated from Russian until 1895 and consequently played little or no role in initially acquainting American, British and western European chemists with the periodic law. This role was played instead by two short German abstracts of the paper, one of which appeared in the Journal für praktische Chemie and the other in the Zeitschrift für Chemie... The first reproduced only Mendeleev?s table, without any commentary or explanation... To the best of our knowledge, only the longer abstract in the Zeitschrift für Chemie had a significant impact, as it was the reading of this abstract that stimulated the German chemist, Lothar Meyer, to publish his own thoughts on the periodic law in late 1870 and which ultimately gave rise to a vigorous priority debate? (William B. Jensen, Mendeleev on the Periodic Law).IN: Zeitschrift für Chemie, Vol 12 (1869), pp.405-406. Leipzig: Quandt & Handel, 1869. Octavo, modern three-quarter calf. Whole volume (p.1-766) offered. Bound without general title. With a rear yellow wrapper bound-in. Marginal repair to last leaf of index; one index leaf with corner tear; a few leaves toward the rear with repaired corners (not affecting text). Mendeleev paper fine. Beautifully bound. RARE. Very Good.

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        MÜNCHEN. - Oberföhring. Oberföhring am Steilufer der Isar.

      - Öl auf Leinwand, monogr. unten rechts "L. G", rückseitig auf der Leinwand bez. "L. Gebhardt München", 20,5 x 31,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XIII, S. 314. - Das reizvolle Bild zeigt die Kirche von Oberföhring vor einem dramatischen Wolkenhimmel, vorne am Ufer der Isar eine Kuhherde. Gebhardt begann nach einem kurzen Besuch der Akademie, „wo für die Landschaft noch keine Pflege war" (Hyacinth Holland) als Autodidakt und brachte es nach dem Vorbild von Ernst Fries und Carl Rottmann zu einem geschätzten Landschaftsmaler. Er betrieb Studien an der Isar, der Würm, dem Chiemsee und im bayerischen Alpenvorland, sowie in Tirol und am Gardasee. Seit 1869 beschickte er regelmäßig die Ausstellungen im Münchner Glaspalast. - Sehr gut erhalten. In alter Berliner Leiste gerahmt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WORLD PICTURES IN CAPITALS

      Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott, 1869. original embossed cloth stamped in gilt and in blank, all edges gilt. 4to. original embossed cloth stamped in gilt and in blank, all edges gilt. 21 pages. First and only edition. Potter (1831-1904) was a noted architect and author, Mark Twain hired him in 1871 to build his home in Hartford, CT, which still stands today. This book takes the reader around the world by showing examples of decorated capitals of columns via photographic reproduction. Descriptive legend by Henry Copp?e. Eight-toned plates, each with five mounted photographs as illustrations. Covers bumped at corners and scuffed. Free endpapers lacking. Foxing and a faint stain in the outer margin of the text pages.

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        AVENTURES D'ALICE AU PAYS DES MERVEILLES

      Published by Macmillan and Co., 1869. 1st edition.. Hardback. Fair/Poor. Illustrated by Tenniel, John. Fair condition with no wrapper. Alice in Wonderland translated into French by Bue. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignettes/borders to covers. 42 b/w illustrations. 196 pages, all edges gilt. Brown endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A couple of small dents to top edges of covers, spine frayed at top and tail and split to rear edge with horizonteal tear across centre. Small red mark to front cover. Name in ink to front endpaper and in pencil to half-title. Front joint and one hinge cracked. Some foxing and browning to tissue-guard else contents clean. [R]

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        VEINTE MIL LEGUAS DE VIAJE SUBMARINO.

      Establecimiento Tipográfico de Tomás Rey y Compañía, Editores, 1869 (primera edición)., Madrid, - Traducción española de don Vicente Guimerá. Esta se considera como la primera edición íntegra a nivel mundial. Se publicó al mismo tiempo que la edición francesa, pero esta se publico en dos partes entre 1869 y 1870. No fué hasta 1871 que Francia publicó la novela íntegra en un solo volumen. Tomo en cuarto de 290 páginas, ilustrado con grabados. Encuadernación en cartoné con lomo en piel con nervios, estado aceptable. La hoja correspondiente a las páginas 283-284 está rota y le falta un cuarto de su superficie, afectándole al texto y a un grabado. P-000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LOS DIPUTADOS PINTADOS POR SUS HECHOS. Colección de estudios biográficos sobre los elegidos por el sufragio universal en las constituyentes de 1869, recopilados por distinguidos literatos

      - y seguido de un exacto e imparcial resumen histórico de las causas y efectos de la revolución española hasta el día en que las Cortes decidan la definitiva forma de Gobierno que ha de regir la Nación. Ilustrada con magníficos retratos en litografía por Santiago Llanta. Madrid, R. Labajos y Compañía, editores, 1869, 23x33, 3 tomos: I- 476 págs. 30 láminas. II- 476 págs. 35 láminas. III- 319+8 págs. 12 láminas. Muy buen estado, papel limpio sin manchas ni óxido, Por defecto de impresión faltan unas palabras al final de una hoja. Encuadernados en plena piel con tejuelos y ruedas doradas. (56023).

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        Christmas Books

      Boston: Fields, Osgood, 1869. Plates and text vignettes after Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A., Maclise, R.A., Stanfield, R.A., F. Stone, Doyle, Leech and Tenniel. 465 pp. Publisher's brown morocco "gift" binding, covers blocked in blind, spine in six compartments with title gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges; extremities slightly rubbed, endpapers, repaired. Inscribed by Oliver Wendell Holmes A marvellous association copy, inscribed by Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) on a front blank to an assistant in his anatomy lectures at Harvard Medical Schoolon the ffep:ÒTo Mr. Beach, My intelligent, unworried, and always obliging Demonstrator 1869Ð70. With the kind regards of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Christmas 1869."

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        Shakespearean Creations illuminated by Samuel Stanesby.

      Griffin, London - ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1869 erschienen laut Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog ) Mit 27 n.n. Blättern in farbigen und reich goldgeschmückten Chromolithographien mit 13 montierten Photographien. ( Das Frontispiz-Foto zeigt E. Goodwyn Lewis iim Jahre 1864 ). Reich goldgeprägter Oldr mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt, 8° ( 20,5 x 16 cm ). Die montierten Photographien zeigen Hauptcharaktere der Shakespeare-Stücke. Einband berieben und etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Bindung defekt, Seiten teils lose. Innen Seiten durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, einige Seiten auch stärker, wenige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsionen. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 650 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Nuove Applicazioni Delle Ruote a Cuneo : Per Semplificare Alcune MacChine Comunissime Per Usi Militari E CIVILI / Memoria De B. De Benedictis

      Firenze: G. Cassone E Comp., 1869, Paperback, First EditionNear fine paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Unread copy with unopened pages. ; 41 pages; Description: 41 p. : folding ill. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Italy --Communism --Militia. " Extratto dalla Rivista Militare Italianna". Presentation copy with inscription from the author to Colonel Liagre.

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        Art Supplement to Appletons' Journal - The Beach at Long Branch

      Appleton.. 1869.. Wood engraving, fold out Art Supplement to Appletons' Journal 1869, 13 x 19 1/2 inches on sheet size 15 1/2 x 21 inches. Paper loss to lower left corner (just affecting very edge of image), multiple folds as issued, upper horizontal fold line has been backed with Japanese paper, a few short edge tears at lower edge; overall good, clean condition. The prominent late 19th century American artist Winslow Homer worked as an illustrator for Harper's Weekly and other illustrated journals from the 1850s to the mid 1870s, his designs being rendered as wood-engravings. Homer's superior artistic abilities were recognised in this elaborate foldout "art supplement" about which the magazine wrote: Mr. Winslow Homer...gives us a picture of the ease and pleasurable abandon which accompany life at Long Branch. On the beach, more than anywhere else in the world, society throws aside its dignity. Men and women make children of themselves. Those in the water give themselves up to sport, frolicking with each other and with the waves, thoughtless of fashion and its formalities. . . . Our artist suggests an old poetic thought in the letters drawn [the artist's initials], by a young girl, in the sand." This lovely image is in the American Art collection of the Brooklyn Museum. .

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        The Illustrated London News 1869 - (07 - 12) July 3 to December 25

      London.: Illustrated London News.. Volume LIV.. 1869.. Bound volume, July through December 1869 year of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, 668pp, 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities rubbed. Interior is clean and tight: occasional light foxing to interior pages, missing 2 leaves (175/6, 415/6) croquet related, creases to a few pages, pg 45/46 detached, creased and soiled (in outer margins). FEATURED ITEMS: Many articles and wood engravings depicting scenery, towns, bridges etc. of the Union Pacific Railway, including a view of Pullman's Sleeping Car (exterior) and two interior views; views of Salt Lake City; extensive coverage of the opening of the Suez Canal, see partial list of images below; double page view of Town and Port of Macao (tipped in). DOUBLE PAGE TIPPED IN ILLUSTRATIONS: "Exeter" (city view) 180-181, The International University Boat Race two images approx 6 1/2 x 19 inches 228-229, The City of Chester from the South Side 348-349, Blackfriars New Bridge Over the Thames (approximately 7 x 18 1/2 inches), Her Majesty Opening the Holborn Valley Viaduct 484-485, Her Majesty Opening the Blackfriars New Bridge 496-497, Town and Port of Macao 532-533 (approximately 19 x 6 1/2 inches), View of Athens With the New Railway Station 532-533 (approximately 19 x 6 1/2 inches), Opening of the Suez Canal: Blessing the Canal 588-589, Prize Cattle, Pigs and Sheep 612-613. FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS (A SAMPLING): Landing of the French Atlantic Telegraph Cable Near Brest 8, The French Atlantic Telegraph Cable: Arrival of the Great Eastern off Brest 36, The Bermuda Floating Dock 21, Summer Evening on the Paris Boulevards 29, "Henry Wandsworth Longfellow" portrait 61, Prize Cattle 104, Prize Horses 105, The Union Pacific Railway...a Prairie Fire in Nebraska 121 (image 7 x 13 1/2 inches), "The Union Pacific Railway: Salt Lake City" (city view) 129, Prize Foxhounds 133, Hunting Guanacoes In Patagonia 153, The Union Pacific Railway: Weber Valley Tunnel and Skull Rock (two views) 161, The Place of Arms, Havannah, Cuba 193, Gathering Bilberries 277, Corsica...the Harbour 289, "Scenes in New Zealand: Bay in the Island of Kawau and Bay of Islands" two views 304, Forest Scene in Cuba 313, Flamingoes...Sandwich Harbour, South Africa 364, South African Travel: Breaking up the Camp at Daka 378, The Holborn Valley Viaduct: View Looking East 386, Circa de los Posas--Cuba 394, Ancient Hindu Temple at Bindrabund 401, "Wreck Chart of the British Isles for 1868" 433, "The Thames Subway at the Tower" four images approx 4 x 4 1/2 inches 440, Town and Port of Wellington, New Zealand 476 (approximately 7 x 13 1/2 inches), The Great Eastern Leaving Portland Harbour 508, Murree, in the Punjaub 512, Mushroom Culture in France 552, Prize Dogs 600, "Prize Turkeys, Ducks, and Pigeons" 601, Opening of the Canal: the Procession of Ships 608, The High Priest at Nablus Reading the Pentateuch 625, Yachts Entering the Red Sea from the Suez Canal 649. ILLUSTRATED ARTICLES include: New Zealand; South Africa; The Union Pacific Railway: Omaha Terminus (City View); Pullman's Sleeping Railway-Car; the Amsterdam Sea Canal; Opening of the Suez Canal. .

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        The Illustrated London News. 1869 - (01 - 06). January 2 to June 26

      London.: Illustrated London News.. Volume LIV.. 1869.. Bound volume, January through June 1869 year of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, 652pp, 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities rubbed, 3 inches of leather from head and tail of spine missing, front joint /hinge split but still hanging on, rear board detached. Interior is clean and tight: occasional light foxing to interior pages, missing 1 leaf (443-444) classified ad, chip to lower right corner of page 397 (well outside image area), creases to a few pages. FEATURED ITEMS: The New Overland Route to India. The Mont Cenis Summit Railway, crossing the Alps to Italy. An article on the project reads: From Brindisi, a short sea passage to Alexandria etc. 81, 101, 104, 129; The Railway Tunnel of the Alps 152, 153. Numerous full-page views of the landscape and the railroad under construction, and also interesting views of the tunneling through the mountains with diagram of the project. Extensive coverage: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal; the canal under construction. A stunning tipped-in double page view: Bird's-Eye View of the Entrance to the Suez Canal from the Red Sea 396-397. See list of additional views below. Striking full-page portrait: General Grant, the New President of the United States 260. DOUBLE PAGE TIPPED IN ILLUSTRATIONS: The Volunteer Review at Dover 356-7, The Thames Embankment from the Temple 380-381, Bird's-Eye View of the Entrance to the Suez Canal from the Red Sea 396-397, The Crimea Revisited: ruins of the City of Sebastopol 540-541. FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS (A SAMPLING): Scenes from the Christmas Pantomimes, two pages, each with two images (4 and 5}, Harlequin Robinson Crusoe; Puss and Boots and the Miller's Son; The Gnome King; Turko the Terrible, Mashabroom Peak, Little Thibet 8, The Boulevards, Paris 44, The Organ Mountains Rio de Janeiro 57, The Meyrick Collection of Armour 88, Town and Port of Brindisi 180, The Prince and Princess of Wales in Egypt 200, 201, General Grant, the New President of the United States 260, The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal at Port Said 261, The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal Near Kantaba 281, The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal Lake Timsah 284, The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: Ismailia 312, The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: The Cutting Near Chalouf 336, Londonderry, Ireland 460, Belfast, from Newtownbreda 493, Prize Cow and Sheep 588, Prize Dogs in the National Dog Show 600, The Great Eastern Leaving Sheerness With the French Atlantic Cable 636. ILLUSTRATED ARTICLES include: Opening of a new Dock at Singapore; The Gaiety Theatre, Strand; Milford Sound, New Zealand; Hong King Regatta; New Globe Theatre, Strand; The New Overland Route to India; "Suppression of the Slave Trade on the East Coast of Africa; Rangoon, British Burmah; "The Explorations at Jerusalem; The New Treaty Port of Hakodadi, Japan. .

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        Autograph Manuscript signed ("George Cooper"), fair copy, of the lyrics to the song "Sweet Genevieve"

      [First published, New York: Wm. A. Pond, 1869. Two stanzas and chorus, on one page, in ink. 4to. Fine. "Sweet Genevieve" by Stephen Foster's Friend, George Cooper One of the most popular songs of the 19th century, with music by Henry Tucker, "Sweet Genevieve" is one of the few surviving song by George Cooper (1838-1927?), whose friendship with Stephen Foster in the last few months of Foster's life has been well documented. The two evidently collaborated on some songs together, which are now lost. It was Cooper who discovered the prostrate body of his stricken friend on the Bowery the day before Foster died, and who informed the family of his death.Autograph lyrics of George Cooper are of the utmost rarity.

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        A History Of Grece From the Earliest Period To The Close Of The Generation Contemporary With Alexander The Great

      John Murray Ltd., London, UK 1869 - (full book description) John Murray Ltd., London, UK, 1869. New Edition VG, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=5"x7.5", 5634pgs. Tissued Frontis & Maps, Plan. 12 Volumes Complete. "A New Edition". Preface dated 1849. Rust color embossed covers, gold gilt spine letters. Ink owner names, date in each volume, 1/2" cloth outer layer tear at top rear spine edge of Volume 1, Volume II has small small smudge on front cover, Volume XI has small black ink line on rear cover, small black line on 1 spine, o.w. all are clean, tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, etc. Other 11 volumes are in VG+ condition. Texts very bright & in Near Fine condition. Hard to find 12 volume complete set, even harder to find in this condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Welcome Swallow (Hirundo Neoxena)

      London: The Author 1840-, 1869. Hand-coloured lithograph (600 x 365 mm.), with letter-press text; very good, mounted and framed. An attractive original hand coloured lithograph plate from Gould's most famous work, Birds of Australia. Only 250 sets were produced of Birds of Australia, and are still considered today as one of Gould's most successful projects and a foundation stone of Australian ornithology.The Welcome Swallow is found in New South Wales from July onwards, appearing later in Van Diemens Land from the middle to end of September. Its migratory behaviour influenced by the temperature.

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        The Count of Monte Cristo

      T.B. PETERSON & BROS., PHILA, PA 1869 - Two volumes complete in one, significant shelf wear, rubbed extremities, significantly cracked hinges, rubbed spine, foot of spine chipped, age toned pages, previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper, shaken spine, black & white illustrations throughout. DATE PUBLISHED: 1869 EDITION: 599 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wildbach im Hochgebirge mit Blick auf schneebedeckte Gipfel. Öl auf Leinwand.

      . Bildmaß: 42,5 x 53,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Öl auf Leinwand auf Keilrahmen, ungerahmt. Gezeigt wird ein Wildbach im bayerischen Hochgebirge mit einer hölzernen Brücke bzw. Steg im Bildvordergrund. Hinten schneebedeckte Gipfel. Das Bild ist nicht signiert - verso aber mit Nachlassstempel auf der Leinwand sowie handschriftlichem Aufkleber von alter Hand *Louis Sckell 1869 - 1950* sowie zweifach am Keilrahmen mit *Nachlass* gestempelt. Das Bild mit einigen geringen Farbabplatzungen sowie etwas berieben. Das Bild sollte gereinigt werden. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // Further pics on request ).

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        Iconographie Général et Méthodique du Costume du IV au XIX siècle (315-1815) Collection gravée à l'eau-forte d'après les documents authentiques & inédits par Raphael Jacquemin

      Paris: l'auteur, rue Royer-Collard, 1869. First edition. 200 sepia-toned plates, bound out of sequence. 1 vols. Folio. Three quarter green morocco, spine richly gilt, hinges repaired, bookplates, discreet embossed library stamp to title page, some edges rough, plates clean.

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        Lake Pepin Fish-Chowder, in Letters to General Spinner

      New York: H.D. McIntyre & Co., 201 William Street, 1869. First edition. 141, [2, ads] pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Brick cloth, gilt stamped on upper cover only. Slightly rubbed. Near fine. Fishing in Minnesota, 1869 A series of letters on the glories of Minnesota fishing from this former Civil War officer to Gen. Francis E. Spinner (1802-1890), who served as Treasurer of the United States under Presidents Lincoln, Johnson, and Grant. First printed in Porter's Spirit of the Times to meet a growing post-war market of tourists and travelers eager to find the best fishing spots, Gibbs' little book spread the word about the joys of fishing Minnesota's lakes and rivers. It has never been re-printed, and is now rare on the market."And many learned about Minnesota fishing in the late 1860s when ex-Civil War Officer Oliver Gibbs wrote a series of letters to General Spinner, then United States treasurer, that were printed in The Spirit of the Times and later collected into a volume called Lake Pepin Fish-Chowder [?] Railing against the 'pot fishers' who netted fish by the wagonload, Gibbs promoted fishing with rod and reel" (Sheehy). Great content and fine story-telling, a neglected work from a formative time in American sport.

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        IMPORTANT 19TH CENTURY HERBARIUM ALBUM CONTAINING c 360 MAINLY IRISH MOSS SPECIMENS INCLUDING MANY "Specimens not previously described as being indigenous to that Island" WITH LOCATION NOTES, DATES AND BRYOLOGISTS

      Unknown: Not Appropriate, 1869. An important 19th Century Herbarium album of predominantly Irish mosses, compiled by David Orr, containing many specimens not previously described from Ireland, and therefore historically, highly significant (though the reliabilty of some of Orr's specimens is questioned - see below). "These specimens marked thus X were found and identified in Ireland by David Orr not being previously described as being indigenous to that Island" Of the c. 360 specimens 53 are marked X; arranged on 27 sheets. All specimens collected between 1846 & 1869, mostly by Orr with contributions from other recognised contemporary Bryologists [see notes below]. This collection was assembled by David Orr, Assistant to Dr Moore at Botanic Garden, Dublin; each specimen mounted and pencil labelled with a facing page giving details of the specimen, location, collector and date found. It clearly reflects Orr's passion for the subject and represents hundreds of hours of field work, but is not entirely unique and may have been produced on commission. Orr is also a figure of certain notoriety as it is believed he falsified some records which throws into question many of his other, probably genuine records. The album has suffered from exposure to damp at some time, the binding and paper is cockled and uneven, toned in places, but no damp staining and the dried pressed specimens remain in good condition. There are several small worm holes but these do not interfere with the contents. The card binding is worn and missing the original closure strap and title label, but all pages remain firmly bound in. "Orr, David (?- 1892) Collected mosses in Antrim, Dublin and Wicklow. Plants at BM(NH), also Dublin, letters in Wilson correspondence at BM(NH)" OTHER CONTRIBUTERS OF SPECIMENS INCLUDE: - "Davies, J.H.(1838-1909) Mosses at Trinity College, Dublin. Donaldson, G (1860s) County Antrim at Oxford. Fergusson, Rev. J. Letters at BM(NH), Plants at Oxford. Hunt, George Edward (1841-1873) Mosses at BM(NH) Letters at Kew. Jackson, John (1837-1920) Keeper ,Kew Museums 1858-1901. Kirk, Sir John (1832-1922) MD Explorer and naturalist (Livingston's Expedition 1858). Moore, David (1807-1879) Botanist and Curator Botanic Garden, Glasnevin 1838. Nowell, Rev. J. (1802-1867) Bryologist. Wilson, William (1799-1871) Described mosses for Hooker's Flora Antarctica, Plants and drawings at BM(NH) Letters at BM(NH). Wood, John (1813-1890) MD Bryologist, Plants and letters at Kew, in W. Wilson correspondence at BM(NH)". [Desmond, Ray; Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists]. Notes: - The National Botanic Gardens at Glasnevin, Dublin holds a very similar album with the title "A hand Herbarium of British and Irish Mosses arranged according to Wilson's Bryologia Britannica" and dated 29th 1873. This is a leather bound volume 15.5 x 19.5cm containing 47 leaves with 322 differentt specimens (taxa). So very similar to our album. For what purposes these collections were made is unknown as is the number of copies produced, but the emphasis on new records would suggest that their purpose was, at least, partly proselytic. Regarding Orr's reputation to falisfy records, can it really be that all of the 53 specimens in our album described as "not previously described as being indigenous to that Island" are fabricated? Throughout the history of science reputations have, often unfairly, sullied very good and pioneering work; does Orr's work fall into this category? Perhaps not, but either way this album is a small but important record in the history of Irish botany. Provenance: from the estate of the Marine Biologist T. Willcocks of The Plymouth Institution/Devon & Cornwall Natural History Society.. First Edition. Card Covers. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

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        Sammelband of 10 French Provincial Book Auction Catalogues / [ Recueil de Catalogues de ventes de Livres]

      Bordeaux, Dijon and Libourne, 1869-1883. 8vo. Together 8 provincial book auction catalogues in one volume: contemporary marbled boards (worn) rebacked with original spine and red label. Some foxing; wrappers and several title-pages were never bound in. An appealing copy. Sammelband of rare French book auction catalogues from Bordeaux, Dijon and Libourne. Early French provincial book sale catalogues are seldom seen on the market, or even in institutional collections. In the present volume, a good number are annotated with prices and some buyers' names in the margins. That the annotator and first owner of the Sammelband is known is of particular interest: The volume was assembled by Hippolyte Duthu, one of the principles in several sales recorded herein. Duthu was a little-known, but no less interesting provincial bookseller, originally from Dijon. In 1869 Duthu established himself in Bordeaux, first as the "commis-principal" (chief clerk) in the Maison Paul Chaumas, at that time directed by Duthu's mother-in-law, and then as her "successeur." His trajectory, apparently described here for the first time, is recorded in his solicitations for sale catalogues and priced catalogues in the "Feuilleton du Journal general de l'imprimerie et de la librairie," first on 28 Dec. 1872 (61e annee, 2e serie, no. 52, p. 1198) where he describes himself simply as an associate of the firm: "M. Hippolyte Duthu (Maison Chaumas, à Bordeaux), prie MM. les Libraires de la France et de l?'étranger de lui adresser les catalogues des ventes et les catalogues à prix marqués." Then, in the same trade journal, on 2 Sept. 1876 he placed another request for sale catalogues and priced catalogues (65e annee, 2e serie, no. 36, p. 1198), but this time he refers to himself as a "libraire": "M. Hippolyte Duthu, Libraire (30, allées d'0rléans, à Bordeaux), prie MM. les Libraires de France et de l'étranger de lui envoyer, comme par le passé, leurs Catalogues à prix marqués." Contents: 1. Catalogue de beaux livres vendus pour cause de depart (s.n., n.d.) 3-16 pp. (presumably lacking title-page), 71 lots; priced, with some buyer's names. 2a + 2b. Livres composant la bibliothèque scientifique de feu M. A. Baudrimont, professeur à la faculté de Bordeaux (2 copies), Imp. G. Gounouilhou, Bordeaux, s.d. 36 pp. 586 lots; the first copy is heavily annotated - perhaps the expert's own copy? - the second is partially priced. Not in Blogie. Not in Grolier Club. 3. Liste des principaux livres ayant composé la Bibliothèque de feu M. ***, Avocat Bordelais, Imprimerie Georges Bouchon, Libourne, 28 Nov. 1883, 28 pp., 257 lots; priced, with some buyers' names. Blogie II, col. 168. 4. Anon. Catalogue de Livres (vente du 12 au 17 avril 1880), Imprimerie Bellier, Bordeaux, 68 pp. 1097 lots; priced. A collection of fine books in fine bindings, the majority of which were bound in Paris by Andrieux according to the preface. Not in Blogie. Not in Grolier Club. 5. Catalogue des Livres composant la Bibliothèque de feu M. Gueneau d'Aumont. 25 Janvier 1869, Librairie Lamarche, Succr de Victor Lagier, Dijon, 1869, 115 pp., 1215 lots, partially price, with some buyers' names. Not in Blogie. Not in Grolier Club. 6. Vente apres deces: Catalogue des Livres provenant de la Bibliothèque de feu M. C... le mercredi 3 mai 1876 à Bordeaux, Charles Lefebvre, 1876, 33 pp. 527 lots; priced. Not in Blogie. Not in Grolier Club. 7. Catalogue de Bons Livres en divers Genres composant la bibliothèque de M. X. les 26 et 27 juin 1872, Bordeaux, Charles Lefebvre, 1872, 37 pp., 304 lots; partially priced. Not in Blogie. Grolier Club 05.43\1872\0116 (cover detached) 8. Catalogue des Livres composant la Bibliothèque du Château de Diénay de feu M. Vaillant de Meixmoron le 6 décembre 1869, Librairie de Hippolyte Duthu, Dijon, 1869 (upper margin of title and first leaf torn away), 144 pp., 1411 lots; unopened. Not in Blogie. Grolier Club 05.43\1869\0419. 9. Catalogue d'une Bibliothèque d'Ouvrages Rares et Précieux de Mathématiques le 1er août 1872, Bordeaux, Librairie Ve Paul Chaumas, 21 pp., 150 lots; priced. Inscribed "Duthu" (who assisted the CP of the sale) and with names and addresses of several booksellers (including Friedlander & Sohn, Orell Fussli, Berthoud, Maresq) as well as the great collector and mathematician Michel Chasles, whose library was sold in Paris in 1881 (the Grolier Club has two copies of the catalogue). Not in Blogie. Not in Grolier Club.

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