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        Plate LXXII, Red Necked Gribe, Male

      London, 1869 Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867) created some of the most memorable bird images of the 19th century. This expertly hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate LXXII, Red Necked Gribe, Male, from his work “Illustrations of British Ornithology,” measures 26” x 21.25” and is in excellent condition with light staining throughout and small tears on the corners. This well detailed engraving illustrates a freshwater diving bird, commonly called a Red Necked Grebe. Grebes', as illustrated in this engraving, have lobed feet and small, pointed wings, conducive to diving in the water for food. Expertly hand-colored in gray and black, this Grebe has a rufous colored neck and white stripe along its face.Selby’s contributions to British Ornithology were rivaled only by those of John Gould, and yet his images were on a larger scale and less purely scientific, exhibiting Selby's distinctive and charming style. nBorn in Northumberland and educated at University College, Oxford, Selby was a landowner and squire with ample time to devote to the study of the plant and animal life at his country estate, Twizell House. As a boy, he had studied the habits of local birds, drawn them, and learned how to preserve and set up specimens.Later, Selby became an active member of several British natural history societies and contributed many articles to their journals. Although Selby was interested in botany and produced a "History of British Trees" in 1842, he is best known for his "Illustrations of British Ornithology," printed in 1820, the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds, remarkable for their naturalism and the delicacy of their execution. Issued in nineteen parts over thirteen years, the book consisted of 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh.

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        On the Origins of Species: or, The Causes of the Phenomena of Organic Nature. A Course of Six Lectures to Working Men

      D. Appleton, 1869-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo, publisher's pebbled cloth. Spine lightly sunned.xi, 440 pages : folded diagram ; 21 cm. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. gilt-lettered spine; slightly sunned, spine ends a little frayed, other minor wear. With 2 pages of advertisements at back. Freeman 388.

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      Munich, 20. V. 1869. - Small 4to. 1 p. To an unnamed addressee. - Slightly browned and wrinkled and with traces of mounting.

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        The Innocents Abroad, Or, the New Pilgrim's Progress : Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land, with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures , As They ... (Truncated)

      Hartford, Conn. : American Pub. Co., 1869, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: The Innocents Abroad, Or, the New Pilgrim's Progress : Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land, with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures , As They Appeared to the AuthorVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked, pictorial cloth. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. On request. ; 651 pages; Physical desc. : 651 p. , [14] leaves of plates : ill. Subjects; Europe & the Middel East - Description and travel. Other prose: 19th century ; Classic travel writing. Has the points characteristic of the Hartford, Conn. , 1st ed. , 2nd issue. Cf. BAL. Referenced by: Wright, L. H. Amer. Fiction, 1851-1875, 550., 2nd State.

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        Very large engraving by Joseph Alfred Annedouche (1833-19??) after the painting by Belgian-French artist Edouard Jean Conrad Hamman (1819-1888)

      Paris: [Printed by] Ch. et A. Chardon aine [published by] Bulla Joseph. [1869]. 720 mm. x 960 mm. (ca. 28.63" x 38").Slightly worn and foxed; several small tears and stains to outer edges. A very good impression with strong contrast printed on heavy art paper. . BNF Catalogue 41318371. Rare.This monumental scene depicts Meyerbeer seated on a marble throne dressed in a long black robe and holding a large volume of music in one hand and a quill pen in the other. He is surrounded by characters in role portraits from his operas.

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        Slavnost polozeni zakladniho kamena k narodnimu Divadlu: N?rodni slavnost v Praze dne 16. kvetna 1868

      Gregr, Eduard, Prague, 1869, Binding - Hard Cover, Book Condition: * Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionSize: Small Folio, over 12" (305mm) tall, The embossed black boards are loose and being held by 3 stripes of tape. Internally good, with minimal yellowing of pages. Text block is solid, pages are bright. A publication commemorating the opening of the Czech National Theatre, in 1868. Text in Czech. Text knihy je v cestine. Obe desky jsou prilozene a spojene tremi paskami, hrbet jiz neexistuje. Vnitrne je kniha solidni, text na strankach je jasny. Presnejsi popis s fotograffiemi je k dispozici na pozadani.

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        THE INNOCENTS ABROAD, Or The New Pilgrims' Progress

      American Publishing Company. Bliss & Co., Newark? H. H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, Cal, 1869, Hard, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, As Issued, 1stSize: 8vo, First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Hartford,CT: American Publishing Company. Bliss & Co., Newark...H. H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, Cal., 1869. Thick 8vo. xviii, 651, ads [5] pp., 234 illustrations, many full page. 1st edition, 3rd issue. (Page numbers present on last 2 contents pages. Last entry in table of contents is "Thankless Devotion-A Newspaper Valedictory-Conclusion? 638." Portrait on p129. Chapter LXI carries correct chapter number. Top of 3rd ads page has ad for Illustrated History of the Bible.) Dark brown cloth with gilt stamped titles and designs, brown coated endpapers. Some fraying at the heel and crown, lower edge and tips rubbed, short split at the lower front hinge, tape ghost on verso of first frontis plate, else very good, pages clean and bright, binding tight. An attractive copy.

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments : translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command

      London : Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, printers to the Queen's most excellent majesty, 1869, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formFinely bound in the original full black leather over bevelled boards. Professionally rebacked with a portion of the original spine cover laid back. Raised bands. Very impressively finished. Blind-stamped borders to front and rear panels. Slight rubbing to the panel edges. All edges gilt. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: unpaginated: frontis., 2 colour maps, plates ; 28cm. Notes: "Appointed to be read in chruches" --title page. Separate title page for the New Testament, dated 1869. Contains a 3-page register of births, with 7 handwritten entries by previous owners. In double columns with textual notes in margins.

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      . Pianta di Venezia dis. ed inc. da A. Piasenti. Lithographierter Plan darüber "Panorama di Venezia" darunter 3 Detailansichten: "Ponte di Rialto; Basilica di S. Marco; Arsenale" alles von einer Rahmenbordüre umgeben. Mehrf. gefaltet auf Leinen gedruckt. Venedig, Lit. Commerciale 1869, 64,5 x 55 cm. - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Etwas braunfleckig. # Lithographed map surrounded by 4 views printed on linen.- Some brownspotted.

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        Álbum vascongado. Relación de los festejos públicos hechos por la ciudad de La Habana en los días 2, 3 y 4 de junio de 1869, con ocasión de llegar a ella los tercios voluntarios enviados a combatir la insurrección de la isla por las M.N. y M.L. provincias de Álava, Guipúzcoa y Vizcaya

      Imprenta de J.M. Eleizegui, Habana, 1869 - Gran folio, VIII+55 p, tela descolorida, título montado en plano anterior, orla dorada en ambos planos. Muy buen estado, salvo papel algo tostado. 4 láminas litográficas, incluyendo el frontis. Textos en euskera y castellano. Poemas, relación de eventos, etc. País Vasco Cuba

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        Chirurgische Klinik. Zürich 1860-1867. Erfahrungen auf dem Gebiete der praktischen Chirurgie.

      - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1869, 8°, XII, 605 pp., 15 Holzschn., 3 lith. Taf., feiner Halbleinenband. First Edition - Rare "Separat - Abdruck" aus dem Archiv für klinische Chirurgie. Bd. X." - "Billroth was reproted to be a good plastic surgeon, espacially in facial reconstruction, because of his artistic imagination. During his time in Zürich, he operated upon 32 children, up to the age of two years, with clefts of the lip and palate - using the method of Magaigne and von Langenbeck. His mortality was 11,5 per cent and he concluded, from this figure, that early operation in children was justified. Concerning the speech results of his adault patients (19 cases), he noticed that they were discouraging - and that the foremost problem in palatal closure was, indeed to obtain good spech." McDowell, The source book of plastic surgery, p.204f. - First Edition in bookform. Rare, In 1860 Billroth accepted a call to Zürich. He remains seven years there, and during this period more than 8000 surgical patients passed through his hand. The report of his activity is characterised by a relentles sincerity and selfcritism. - Billroth's Jahresberichte - Meilensteine chirurgischer Forschung. - Erste Ausgabe in Buchform. "Seine 'Chirurgische Erfahrungen' bedeuten einen Markstein - den Beginn der klinischen Forschungen im empirischen Sinne, insbesondere auf dem Gebiet der Chirurgie."- Sandblom - "Seine Jahresberichte aus Zürich u. Wien eröffneten jedem einen klaren Einblick in die Resultate seiner Klinik. Sie sind mit rücksichtsloser Offenheit und schonungsloser Selbstkritik geschrieben, und das zu einer Zeit begonnen, in welcher die Misserfolge überwogen. Seine vorausgeschickte Begründung gehört zu dem Schönsten im Schriftum unseres Faches."-Payer, Billroth Gedenkrede (1929) "Das Einzigartige an ihm waren seine Wahrheitsliebe und seine Selbstkritik. Seine Erfahrungsberichte aus den 60er und 70er Jahren des vorigen Jahrhunderts wirkten schlechthin sensationell, weil er es als erster wagte, alle, auch die negativen Ergebnisse seiner chirurgischen Tätigkeit ungeschminkt zu publizieren." -E.Kern Nach 12 vergeblichen Bewerbungen erreichte 1859 den Dreißigjährigen der Ruf nach Zürich, hier wirkte Billroth 7 Jahre. In diesen wenigen Jahren begründete er seinen chirurgischen Weltruf. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bucurestii in 1869 / De Preziosi Cu O Prezentare De Al. Baduata

      Bucharest : Luna Bucurestilor 1869 - Description: 11 p. , 9 leaves of folding vol. Plates, 6 leaves of col. Plates ; 36 x 26 cm. Subjects; Hungary --Social condition --Travel and description. Each plate signed and inscribed with descriptive letter imprint to reverse Fine copy in the original stiff-card title-blocked and paper-labelled clam-shell case. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Hesperides: The Poems and Other Remains of Robert Herrick Now First Collected. [2 vols]

      John Russell Smith, London 1869 - Both volumes bound in blue leather with gilt stamped decoratioins to boards, outer board edges, along pastedown edges, and to spines. Raised bands on spines. Gilt to head of pages; other edges untrimmed. Marbled endpages. Some pages are unopened. Some darkening to spines, Some foxing to frontispiece in volume one. Ex libris plate to front pastedown of both bolumes. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pagoda, Bangkok.

      c. 1869 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on card. Dimensions: 230 by 180mm. (9 by 7 inches).

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        THE INNOCENTS ABROAD, Or The New Pilgrims' Progress

      Hartford: American Publishing Company. Bliss & Co., Newark… H. H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, Cal, 1869. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Hartford,CT: American Publishing Company. Bliss & Co., Newark...H. H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, Cal., 1869. Thick 8vo. xviii, 651, ads [5] pp., 234 illustrations, many full page. 1st edition, 3rd issue. (Page numbers present on last 2 contents pages. Last entry in table of contents is "Thankless Devotion-A Newspaper Valedictory-Conclusion… 638." Portrait on p129. Chapter LXI carries correct chapter number. Top of 3rd ads page has ad for Illustrated History of the Bible.) Dark brown cloth with gilt stamped titles and designs, brown coated endpapers. Some fraying at the heel and crown, lower edge and tips rubbed, short split at the lower front hinge, tape ghost on verso of first frontis plate, else very good, pages clean and bright, binding tight. An attractive copy. . 1st. Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.

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        La Giurisprudenza del Duello, Libri Cinque.

      1869 - Duelling in Mid-Nineteenth Century Italy Fambri, Paulo [1827-1897]. La Giurisprudenza del Duello. Libri Cinque. Florence: G. Barbera, 1869. xvii, [2], 298 pp. Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary pebbled cloth, gilt fillets and title to spine, speckled edges. Light rubbing to exterior with light wear to spine ends, corners bumped, front joint cracked but secure. Some toning to text, light foxing to a few leaves. * Only edition. Fambri's treatise provoked a pamphlet-length critique by G.B. Malenza that was published in 1871. Fambri was a member of parliament and a writer on literary, historical and legal topics. OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (at the Newberry Library and New York Public Library). British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 8:1275. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Horse-Shoes and Horse Shoeing: Their Origin, History, Uses and Abuses

      Chapman and Hall, London 1869 - Bound in half brown leather with marbled boards,edges and endpapers. Red title label, raised bands to spine and gilt abstract decoration. Bookplate of William E. Stuart on Fixed front endpaper. XV/692pp with coloured frontis and 210 other illustrations; mainly engravings set in text. An extremely full history from the early Greeks onward with discussion of different types of shoe and about 100 pages on the Victorian methods, preparation of the foot, farriery progress, common mistakes, hot shoeing etc. An extremely good looking binding:some tiny abrasions to spine but generally close Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Japanische Meeres-Conchylien. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Mollusken Japan's, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die geographische Verbreitung derselben.

      Cassel, Theodor Fischer, 1869-1874. 3 volumes. 4to (290 x 225mm). pp. (4), 192; (4), 184; 123, with 37 fine handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf (a bit rubbed). The first comprehensive work on Japanese marine shells. Published 8 years after Dunker's pioneering work 'Mollusca Japonica', a small work with 36 pages and 3 plates. The first volume of Lischke's work is dedicated to him. Apart from shells collected by von Siebold of which only a small number was described by von Martens in the 'Malakozoologischen Blätter', the shells described in Perry's 'Narrative of the Expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan' and the above mentioned work by Dunker, very little was known of Japan's rich shell fauna. The colouring of the plates is beautiful showing sometimes one shell to more than 20 on a plate. Volume II with some light staining at the lower margin.//Provenance: Name of P. Leop. Hacker on titles.//Nissen ZBI, 2423.

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        Neues historisches Wappenbuch der Stadt Zürich. Nach den besten Quellen bearbeitet. Beigebunden: Die Gotteshäuser Maria Einsiedeln und Wettingen - Beitrag zum neuen historischen Wappenbuche der Stadt Zürich mitgetheilt von R. R. [Rudolf Rahn].

      Zürich, Selbstverlag, [1869] - Kl.4°, lithogr. Fronti., LVIII u. farb. lithogr. Taf. (705 Wappen u. Varianten); 6 Bl., VI Tafeln der Varianten (83 Wappen), 297 S. (Beschreibungen), HLdr. d. Zeit gold- u blindgeprägt, Rundumgoldschnitt., Deckel berieben , Kapitale mit kleinen Einrissen. Innen etwas stockfleckig u. gebrauchspurig, ansonstem gutes Exemplar. (Barth 9934). Zweite ergänzte Auflage. Farbendruck von Egli-Schätti. [Mit einleitenden Bemerkungen von Wilhelm Tobler]. - Johann Egli (1828-1870), Lithograph von Herrliberg, studierte in München bevor er 1860 seine Lithographische Anstalt in Zürich eröffnete. 1800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Oregon Treaty and the Hudson's Bay Company

      Np: Unknown [circa 1869], 1st printing. () 15pp. Very good. Octavo pamphlet. Original printed wrappers. Sewn as issued. One old repair from a tape mark otherwise in very nice condition. Smith 580. Very scarce. Only three copies were found in worldcat. George Barnston (c. 1800 – 14 March 1883) was a fur trader and a naturalist born in Edinburgh, Scotland.Barnston was trained as a surveyor and army engineer. He joined the North West Company in 1820 and was retained by the Hudson’s Bay Company after the 1821 amalgamation. He began his HBC career at York Factory (Manitoba) and from there he helped outfit two forts in the south; Lower Fort Garry, and Fort du Bas de la Rivière at the mouth of the Winnipeg River.The two authors seem to be critical of the present HBC board and are voicing their concerns in this pamphlet..

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        Orig.-Aquarell auf festem Karton. Signiert. 22 x 29 cm. Rückseitig datiert auf 1869.

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        The Bab Ballads and More Bab Ballads

      John Camden Hotten / George Routledge, London 1869 - Beautifully bound in full red calf with gilt decoration on covers and spine with the spines darkened. All edge gilt. The original soft front cover wrap and backstrip is bound inside for both volumes. The Bab Ballad volume has a clipped signature of Gilbert pasted to one of the front free end papers. "More Bab Ballads" was published by George Routledge and Sons in London. No publication date is given for this volume, but it was most likely 1873. Together, 2 books uniformly bound sold as a set. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Hésiode, Hymnes orphiques, Théocrite, Biôn, Moskhos, Tyrtée, Odes anacréontiques. Traduction nouvelle.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1869 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1869, 16x24,5cm, relié sous emboitage. - Edition originale de la traduction de Leconte de Lisle. Demi maroquin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, quelques rares rousseurs, emboitage de toile beige, reliure moderne. Précieux envoi autographe de l'auteur à George Sand : "A Madame G. Sand, hommage de respectueuse admiration, Leconte de Lisle". Dès ses premiers écrits, Leconte de Lisle se plaça directement sous l'influence de George Sand, à qui il dédia deux poèmes de jeunesse : A George Sand et Lélia dans la solitude. Cette filiation se transforma progressivement en admiration réciproque, puisque George Sand rendra hommage à l'auteur dans un article du Temps du 31 juillet 1872 : "M. Leconte de Lisle est grand poète aussi, et d'une si forte originalité qu'il est devenu chef d'école. On lui doit une vraie reconnaissance ? il faudrait que ce fût une reconnaissance nationale". Cet envoi, sous forme d'hommage, rend compte de l'estime et de l'admiration réciproque que se portaient les deux auteurs. Très bel hommage littéraire sur un exemplaire joliment relié. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Correspondence Between Her Majesty's Government and the Hudson's Bay Company

      London: Printed by Henry Kent Causton & Son. 1869, 1st Edition. () 228pp. Very good. Small Octavo. Sewn as issued. Peel 3 - 506. Correspondence covers the years 1862-69, and relates to the surrender of the title to Rupert's Land. Hudson's Bay House. Series: Great Britain Colonial Office..

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        Letter from the Colonial Office to the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, Dated March 9, 1869. [Cover Title]

      London: Printed by Joseph Causton and Sons [circa 1869], 1st thus. (Self wrappers) 9pp. Fine. Octavo in original wrappers, sewn as issued. Rare. Peel 3 - 502. "Earl Granville has had under review the correspondence which has passed respecting the proposed transfer to Canada of the jurisdiction and territorial rights of the Hudson's Bay Company in North America. It is not creditable to this Country, that any inhabited parts of Her Majesty's dominions should be without a recognized government capable of enforcing the law, and responsible to neighbouring countries for the performance of international obligations.. The terms which his Lordship now proposes, are as follows: [tems no'd. I to XII follow] Signed, Frederic Rogers." - from the text. At head: "Hudson's Bay Company". Series: Great Britain Colonial Office..

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        Letter from the Colonial Office to the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, Dated March 9, 1869. [Cover Title]

      Printed by Joseph Causton and Sons, London - [circa 1869], 1st thus. (Self wrappers) Fine. 9pp. Octavo in original wrappers, sewn as issued. Rare. Peel 3 - 502. "Earl Granville has had under review the correspondence which has passed respecting the proposed transfer to Canada of the jurisdiction and territorial rights of the Hudson's Bay Company in North America. It is not creditable to this Country, that any inhabited parts of Her Majesty's dominions should be without a recognized government capable of enforcing the law, and responsible to neighbouring countries for the performance of international obligations. The terms which his Lordship now proposes, are as follows: [tems no'd. I to XII follow] Signed, Frederic Rogers." - from the text. At head: "Hudson's Bay Company". Series: Great Britain Colonial Office. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Changing Base; or What Edward Rice Learnt at School

      Boston: Lee and Shepard. 1869. First. Scarce early printing, first published in 1868. 12mo. 282pp, four plates. Original brick red cloth with gilt title and baseball decorations on the spine. A little foxing to tissue guard and frontispiece plate, but a bright and clean very near fine copy. Although Shannon refers to this as "The first known novel incorporating baseball activity" (p.39), we have handled one earlier (Uncle Nat; or, The Good Time Which George and Frank Had, Trapping, Fishing, Camping Out, etc. by Alfred Oldfellow. New York, 1865). Thus this is the second novel to feature a substantial amount of baseball activity (two and a half chapters with an extended description of a schoolboy game), and the first to feature an obvious reference to the game in the title. The author, son of the famous orator Edward Everett and cousin of the author Edward Everett Hale, also served in Congress. A very nice copy. .

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        Voyage à travers l'Amérique du Sud de l'océan Pacifique à l'océan Atlantique. Illustré de 626 vues, types de paysages par E. Riou et accompagné de 20 cartes gravées sur les dessins de l'auteur.

      Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, boulevard Saint-Germain, 1869. 1869 - 2 vol. forts in-quarto (342 x 265 mm.) de [2 ff.] (faux-titre, titre en rouge et noir), 704 pp. ; [2 ff.] (faux-titre, titre en roug et noir), 519 pp. 1 frontispice, nombreuses gravures dans le texte et pleine page, cartes hors texte pleine page. Demi-maroquin rouge d'époque, dos à nerfs, tête dorée. Edition originale. L’auteur, Paul Marcoy (Pseudonyme de Laurent de Saint Cricq) raconte son périple qui le mène du Pérou, en descendant le fleuve Amazone, jusqu'à la ville de Santa-Maria de Belem do Para, située sur la côte Atlantique du Brésil. Son texte est riche en observations sur les peuples qu’il rencontre et leurs coutumes. Abondantes illustrations d’une grande qualité. Bel exemplaire, intérieur très frais. 1st edition, With 20 maps drawn by the author and 626 engraved illustrations by E. Riou, many at full-page. A journey across South America detailing the author's travels through Peru, down the Amazon to Santa-Maria de Belem do Para on the Atlantic Coast of Brazil. With observations of native customs. "Marcoy" is a pseudonym of one L. de Saint-Cricq. Fine copy. Sabin 44507. Borba de Moraes 519: " Lively and witty book. "

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        Corani: Textus Arabicus

      1869 - 1869. Rebound in brown cloth with red leather title label on spine. Front corner of front board bows upward slightly. Introduction is in latin, the text of the Koran is in Arabic. Neat pencil notations have been made to the side margins on some pages. A handsome copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES PENSÉES. les pensees,

      Paris, J. Rothschild, 1869.** - Relié de l' époque, demi - maroquin rouge, plats marbré, dos orné de fil fleuronné doré et pièce de titre doré, dos à nerfs (5), plats de papier doré, couverture originale d' éditeur, 27x36cm, 52pp Tiré a 200 exemplaires. Histoire, culture, multiplication, emploi. ouvrage orné de nombreuses vignettes et de 25 chromolithographies executees d'apres les specimens de F. Lesemann. Bon état, 777 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Devonshire Celebrities

      Exeter: Henry Eland. 1869. First. First edition. Green cloth decorated and titled in gilt. Illustrated with twelve mounted photographs of the notables of Devonshire. Very lightly rubbed, near fine. The photos are of paintings, statues and engravings; one, of Rev. John Russell, is from life. Includes pictures of Sir Thomas Acland, Sir Nicholas Carew, Lord Edward Courtney, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, and Earl Fortescue. .

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        Die Auvergne in Frankreich in vier und dreißig Originalzeichnungen.

      London und Paris, um 1869-70. - Mit kalligraphischem Titelblatt und 33 (von 34) auf Karton montierten, überwiegend aquarellierten Originalbleistiftzeichnungen. Lose in grüner Maroquinkassette über Holzdeckeln mit goldgeprägten Rückenfileten, breitem goldgeprägten Rahmen auf den Deckeln, der vordere Deckel mittig mit goldgeprägter Widmung "Ihrer Majestät der Kaiserin Augusta in tiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet", Steh- und breiter ornamentaler Innenkantenvergoldung, Innenseiten mit Seidenbezug, Metallschloss. Imposantes Geschenk für Augusta Marie Luise Katharina von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1811-1890), als Ehefrau Kaiser Wilhelms I. deutsche Kaiserin und Königin von Preußen. Beiliegend: 4 Quart-Seiten mit eigenhändigem handschriftlichen Verzeichnis der enthaltenen Sujets. Dort ist auch alt angemerkt, dass die Nummer 34 fehlt, da die Originalzeichnung als Vorlage für einen Holzstich (Buch- oder Zeitungsillustration ?) verwendet wurde. – Die Blätter in verschiedenen Formaten, 2 Kartons mit 2 Bildern, 1 mit 3 Bildern, also insgesamt 37 Bilder. – Die Zeichnungen im Bild signiert und datiert 1869 (bis auf eine 1870), wohl der Zeitpunkt der Reise. Sie zeigen Landschaftsstudien, Ansichten von Städten, Dörfern und einzelnen Gebäuden sowie Genreszenen von Jahrmärkten, Straßen und Plätzen. – Kasette: Schlüssel fehlt, Kanten berieben, Ecken wenig bestoßen, ein Blatt mit kleiner Bereibung, wenige mit Anmerkungen auf den Unterlagekartons bzw. Kleberesten im Rand. Impressive gift to Empress Augusta with title in calligraphy and 33 mounted, partly colored pencil-drawings of the scenery, towns and places in the Auvergne. Loose in green morocco-box, richly gilt.

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        Thurgovia Sacra. Geschichte der katholischen kirchlichen Stiftungen des Kantons Thurgau. (3 Bde. compl.).

      Frauenfeld, Huber, 1869, 76, 83 - 8°, VII, 384, 185 S.; VII, 375 S., 3 Bl (Register u. Nachtrag); IV; 422 S., HLdr. d. Zeit m. Rüückenschild, Rücken beschienen, innen etwas stockfleckig, Vorsätze mit leichten Kleberspuren (Umschläge!), ansonsten gute Exemplare 3. Lieferungen: Bd. 1: Erste Lief.: Kapitel Frauenfeld-Steckborn. Zweite Lief. Kapitel Arbon; Bd. II: Erste Lief.: Fischingen; Zweite Lief.: Ittingen und Kreuzlingen; Bd. III: Dritte Lief.: Die thurgauischen Frauenklöster. Der Inhalt ist alphabetisch nach Gemeinden gegliedert. Mit Listen der Pfarrer, Pröpste, Kapläne u.ä. seit dem Spätmittelalter und der frühen Neuzeit.Barth 22315. «Veranlassung zu vorliegender Schrift gab das 'Verzeichniß der evangelischen Geistlichen des Kantons Thurgau' von Herrn Pfarrer Sulzberger, herausgegeben von dem thurgauischen historischen Vereine 1863. Man fand es angemessen, auch katholischerseits ein Seitenstück zu veranstalten; sowohl der historische Verein als der katholische Kirchenrath, welche um Mitwirkung angegangen wurden, übertrugen diese Arbeit dem Unterzeichneten, und die katholischen Pfarrämter wurden eingeladen, aus ihren Archiven sachbezügliche Mittheilungen zu machen. Diese fielen sehr verschieden aus. Während der Bericht bei einer namhaften Zahl einen schönen Vorrath von Stoff lieferte, war der letztere in vielen Pfarrarchiven so unbedeutend, dass er grösstentheils anderswo, namentlich in den Archiven der thurgauischen Klöster, zu St. Gallen und Freiburg i. B. gesucht werden musste. Daher kam es auch, dass diese Arbeit mehrere Jahre hindurch meine Mussestunden in Anspruch nahm?» (Vorwort). - Konrad Kuhn (1829-1901), Studium der Theologie in München, Tübingen und Freiburg i.Br. 1854 Ordination und Primiz. 1854-1866 Pfarrer in Tänikon, 1866-1901 in Frauenfeld. 1867-1898 Dekan des Kapitels Frauenfeld-Steckborn. 1870-1901 bischöflicher Kommissar des Kt. Thurgau. 1873-1885 Generalvikar des Kt. Thurgau. Kuhn engagierte sich im Kulturkampf für die katholische Sache. Bekannt wurde er durch seine kirchenhistorischen Arbeiten, die bis heute gültige Darstellungen der thurgauischen katholischen Kirchengeschichte geblieben sind. (Aus: V. Rothenbühler, in HLS). 1800 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Utopia: William Morris's marked-up copy for printing the Kelmscott Press edition of 1893

      [London: A. Murray & Son,, 1869]. Small octavo (174 × 105 mm). Bound in quarter linen backing blue paper boards, the cheaper form of binding executed by J. and J. Leighton of London for the Kelmscott Press. Bound without title, prelims, and pp. 73–104 (at the beginning of the second book). Some light spotting and browning, a few ink smudges and fingerprints in margins, one leaf torn and neatly repaired, one or two small marginal tears. With library marks of the Chelsea Public Library: small old ink stamp at foot of verso of first and final leaves, spine titled in ink manuscript at head with accession number, boards with unobtrusive library blind-stamp, a little soiled and with remains of sticky tape at foot, spine slightly spotted. William Morris's printer's copy with pencil notes and markings in his hand throughout and his cut signature in ink mounted on front pastedown, also with annotations in ink by the editor F. S. Ellis and his note at end "Read for the press after the old copy by F. S. Ellis & imprinted &c". Subsequently Robert Proctor's copy with his bookplate; his widow's label "Given by Mrs. Proctor in memory of William Morris & of her son Robert Proctor" on front pastedown; and with manuscript notes in Sir Sydney Cockerell's hand "The text from which the Kelmscott Press edition of 'Utopia' was set up, with pencil directions as to initials etc. in the autograph of William Morris" on the pastedown and "To the Public Library, Chelsea" on front free endpaper. A fascinating insight into the working methods of Morris and the Kelmscott Press. Morris has marked up the text indicating the borders to be used ("vine" crossed out and replaced with numbers "6" and "2", 4 and 2 used in the final version) and where to include 3-line or larger initials (for example a "big bloomer" on p. 143), ornaments, shoulder-notes etc. As editor, Ellis has studied the text in more detail and several times makes a note to consult Morris as to spelling or meaning. For instance at the foot of p. 120 he underlines "wonders gentilly" and writes in the margin, "refer to Mr. Morris if he would make this 'wondrous'" (it was not changed). The work on this edition apparently began with Cockerell's suggestion on 29 February 1892. The book was printed during July and early August 1893. Morris owned a copy of the second English edition of 1556 but this inexpensive reprint of 1869 was preferred for marking up the text. In the reprint the original printer's name appears at the end as Abraham Veale rather than Vele; in the Kelmscott edition this is rendered as "Weale". Peterson quotes a presentation inscription of the book by Ellis: "I cannot help feeling vexed at my name appearing as Editor opposite a palpable misprint of the first printer's name. I did correct it, but my proof was lost and the misprint left" (Peterson A16 notes). Provenance: (1) William Morris (1834–1896), writer, artist & designer, printer, manufacturer and socialist, owner of the Kelmscott Press; by gift to (2) Robert Proctor (1868–1903), "the great bibliographer", who introduced the revolutionary arrangement of the incunabula in the British and Bodleian libraries by country, city, printer and year, reflecting the spread of printing throughout Europe and thereby advancing the study of early printing. He was a fervent admirer of William Morris and a close friend of Sir Sydney Cockerell; he also designed an elegant Greek typeface. He disappeared while on a walking holiday in the Austrian Alps and was never seen again. Many believed he committed suicide, possibly due to declining eyesight, as the day before he left he completed a list of bequests, the item offered here being one of several gifts to different libraries; by gift to (3) the Public Library, Chelsea, which owned a number of Kelmscott-related items, many of them de-acquisitioned over the past 20 years.

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        The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Illustrated with Twenty-Three Curious Engravings, from The Baron's Own Designs, and Five Woodcuts

      William Tegg, London 1869 - 8vo, 268 pp. With 23 hand-colored plates and five vignette woodcuts in the text by Cruikshank, who ably captures the fanciful outlandishness of the ever popular tall tale narrative, which owes not a little to "Orlando Furioso". Rebound in modern cloth in a mid-Victorian style. Original cloth spine and front cover bound in. Clean and tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pictorial Effect in Photography. Being Hints On Composition And Chiaroscuro For Photographers.

      Piper & Carter, London 1869 - 199 p., 6 pages of adverts. The landmark treatise on photography by H.P. Robinson, especially attractive for the four mounted photographs and numerous gravures. The first photograph - the frontispiece - looks like a carbon print and shows two adorable little girls looking at a book. The second photograph (opposite p. 109) is an albumen photograph of a barefoot young girl holding a water jar on her shoulder. The third photograph, opposite p. 196 - is a carbon process photograph of a group entitled "autumn". The text states it is a combination picture. The fourth at the end of the book is an albumen print - a portrait of a young girl. The book is bound in its original green cloth with embossed rules and gilt decoration. Binding is worn and frayed at the edges and corners, stained, and almost detached at the spine (both boards) - some pages are loose. Text block is quite clean with just a little bit of occasional foxing and stains. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Collection of Documents, Correspondence, and Ephemera from the Masonic Welcome Lodge No. 453 in Philadelphia

      Philadelphia. 1869-1890. A collection of more than 1500 pages of documents from the now defunct Masonic Welcome Lodge No. 453 of Philadelphia dated 1869-1890. Among the contents are more than 250 petitions for membership, which include petitioners' names, ages, occupations, and addresses; 20 years of annual summaries, committee reports, rents and dues, sundry bills, and lodge notices; papers related to member demerits, grievances, and resignations; pleas for charity from members and their families; various correspondence with members and other lodges, including a proposal for an organ for Norman Hall; and several Masonic books and assorted ephemera. All near fine or better and organized into neat stacks bound with string and descriptive notes. Further details available upon request. .

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        LE PREMIER TEXTE DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD : [Réflexions, ou Sentences et maximes] , publié par F. de Marescot

      1869 - un volume, reliure plein maroquin rouge in-douze oblong (full morocco in-12 oblong), (19,2 x 11 cm), Reliure d'Epoque signée "Capé Masson-Debonnelle", dos à nerfs (spine with raised bands), décoration or (gilt decoration) à filets et roulettes or (gilt lines and fillets), titre frappé or dans un encadrement d'un filet or, entre-nerfs à fleuron à la "Du Seuil" au fer plein (between the raised bands floweret with full blocking stamp) avec rinceaux aux angles, filet perlé "or" en place des nerfs, rinceaux en tête et en pied (top and at the foot of spine with foliages carried out with the curved line), plats décorés "or" d'un encadrement d'un triple filet or et dentelle sur les chasses (lace-like decoration on the turn-ins), toutes tranches dorées (gilt edges), Tirage limité à 333 Exemplaires comme suit : 3 exemplaires sur parchemin, 15 exemplaires sur Chine, 15 exemplaires sur Whatman et 300 exemplaires sur papier Vergé (Ici Exemplaire N°26 sur Whatman), EX-LIBRIS manuscrit à la mine de plomb en haut de la première page de garde : " Baron G. (gaëtan) de Wismes Nantes ", sans illustrations (no illustration) excepté une vignette "marque de l'Editeur" en bas de la page de titre gravée sur bois en noir + Bandeaux, lettrines et cul-de-lampe gravés sur bois en noir, plats trés légèrement décolorés, XII-140 pages, 1869 Paris : D. Jouaust Editeur, Note(s) : Cette réédition reproduit un des tirages de la 1re édition de 1665.Collection : Cabinet du bibliophile ; 4.Superbe Reliure.en bon état (good condition). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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