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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with] Through the Looking Glass

      Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869– 72. With Forty-Two [and] Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green and blue cloth, titles to spines and roundels to boards gilt, brown coated endpapers, all edges of volume I gilt. Engraved frontispiece to volume I, illustrations throughout each volume by John Tenniel. Cloth rubbed and marked, some wear to corners and spine ends, spines tanned, some spotting and toning to contents. A very good set. First US editions, first printings. Through the Looking-Glass the first issue with sheets from the suppressed first printing and a new title-page; the first obtainable issue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hereditary Genius: An Inquiry into Its Laws and Consequences

      London: Macmillan, 1869 First edition of Galton's most important work. Presentation copies of Galton's books are uncommon; the only one noted in recent auction records is on the Honeyman copy of Meteorologica, sold in 1979, which is also inscribed "from the Author. Original mauve cloth, expertly recased. Gilt front cover and spine. Octavo. Two folding tables. Includes the slip with "Directions to binder" bound between 2C3 and 2C4. Head of spine faded, minor soiling. A good, clean copy. Presentation copy, inscribed "From the Author" on the verso of the front free endpaper. This copy was owned by John Tomes (1815-1895), founder of the Royal Dental Hospital (See Garrison and Morton 3683), and bears his signature in two places, along with pencil notes on a terminal blank, presumably in his hand. "In Hereditary Genius, his best-known and most influential book, Galton investigated the heritability of scholarly, artistic, and athletic talent, using the records of notable families as data. He concluded that such talents have a high degree of heritability, and that people vary in the kind and degree of hereditary abilities they possess. He applied the Gaussian or normal curve to the range of human abilities, expanding upon Quetelet's observation that certain measurable human characteristics are distributed like the error function, and thus gave a new importance to biological and psychological variation, which had previously been regarded as unimportant" (Haskell Norman Catalogue No. 864). "…[Galton] in my opinion to-day, created it; there is nothing in the memoirs of Gauss and Bravais that really antedates his discoveries…Galton, starting from the organic relationship between parent and offspring, passed to the idea of a coefficient measuring the correlation of all the pairs of organs, and thence to the 'organic' relationship of all sorts of factors…Galton realized as fully as any of us now the width of application that would open up to the new calculus of correlation…His advances were chiefly hampered by the restriction of his data and the need for organized observers and computers" (Karl Pearson in Pearson & Kendall, Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability, Volume I, pp. 200-1).

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with] Through the Looking-Glass

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1869 & 72. With Forty-Two [and] Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel. 2 volumes, octavo (176 × 121 mm. Recent red morocco by Bayntun, spines gilt in compartments with rabbit, playing card, flower, and lion tools, White Rabbit and Red Queen tools to upper boards gilt, marbled endpapers, single-line rules to boards, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Original cloth retained. Housed in a red cloth slipcase. A lovely, fresh set, handsomely bound. Mixed set, the first edition of Through the Looking Glass and the eighteenth thousandth of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. A beautifully bound set.

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        Die beiden Schwestern : Schauspiel in 4 Akten. Müller und Schulze : Schwank in 1 Akt. Aus dem Italienischen des Gherardi del Testa von Carl von Stein (2 Werke in 1 Band, Hand-SIGNIERT),

      Meinigen : Keyßner, 1869 - 56 S., mit zahlr. Abbildungen / Fotos der Personen auf Tafeln, 28 S., mit zahlr. Abbildungen / Fotos der Personen auf Tafeln, Mit handschriftlicher Widmung und SIGNATUR von C. Stein im Vorsatz , (2 Werke in 1 Band) Zustand: altersentsprechende Lese- u. Gebrauchsspuren, Einband etwas berieben und bestossen, Rücken etwas angeplatzt, Gelenk etwas gelockert, teils gering altersfleckig, Seiten sonst altersgemäß in guter und sauberer Erhaltung. Altdeutsch / Frakturschrift; Enthält 2 Werke - 1.: Die beiden Schwestern : Schauspiel in 4 Akten, aus dem Italienischen des Gherardi del Testa von Carl Freiherr von Stein. Den Bühnen gegenüber als Manuskript gedruckt , Bühnenmanuskript , mit zahlr. montierten Abbildungen / Fotos auf Tafeln, Zum ersten Male aufgeführt am herzoglichen Hof-Theater in Meiningen am 28. Januar 1869 , - 2.: Müller und Schulze. Schwank in 1 Akt. Mit teilweiser Benutzung der Intrigue in " La perla dei mariti" von Gherardi del Testa von Carl Freiherr von Stein. Den Bühnen gegenüber als Manuskript gedruckt , Bühnenmanuskript , mit zahlr. montierten Abbildungen / Fotos auf Tafeln, Zum ersten Male aufgeführt am herzoglichen Hof-Theater in Meiningen am 4. März 1869 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 530 21 cm, gebundene Ausgabe, blaues Leinen mit Goldprägung, ohne Schutzumschlag, no dust jacket, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peda]
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        Our American Cousin: a Drama, in 3 Acts

      (S.l.) (s.n.) 1869. First printing. Duodecimo, Wrappers , 46 pages. Condition: Very good. The first printed appearance of the popular play that Lincoln was watching when he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in 1865. Laura Keene had acquired the rights to Tom Taylor's "Our American Cousin" in 1858, and opened it that year in her theatre in New York. The play was a great success and Ms. Keene was very careful to protect her property. Besides the original manuscript owned by Keene and one other manuscript copy found in the estate of Joshua Silsbee, the play only existed in the manuscript prompt books used by the actors until Ms. Keene finally allowed this version of the play to be printed in 1869. Even then, despite its tragic link to Lincoln's murder, the play retained enough popularity that Keene was careful to prominently state on the title page that the work was "Printed, but not published." Copyright law at the time was not very protective of dramatic works deemed to have been "published." (See Bryan, "The Great American Myth, " p. 176; Taylor, "Our American Cousin: the Play that Changed History, " p. 25.) This copy is bound in original plain light blue wrappers over a sewn binding. Original cast from the 1858 opening at Laura Keene's Theatre, New York, appears on verso of title page. The last words that Lincoln heard on this earth appear on page 37. Heel of spine has some shallow chewing along last 3/4, " title and year lightly pencilled on front cover, title penned in contemporary ink on spine. A nice example of this scarce piece. Americana

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        Beitrage zur Lehre von den Functionen der Nervencentren des Frosches

      Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1869. 1st edition. Goltz, Friedrich. Beitrage zur Lehre von den Functionen der Nervencentren des Frosches.8vo. 130pp. Original printed wrappers bound in modern cloth boards. Front wrapper repaired. Dampstaing on titlepage, otherwise good. First edition. Garrison-Morton 1364: "Goltz made important observations on the decerebrate frog. He showed it to possess no volitional powers except after stimulation, no memory and no intelligence. His experiments on frogs deprived of their spinal cords showed them to have intelligence by lessened powers of coordination and adaptation."

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com ]
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        Crónica de la Provincia de Madrid. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Guadalajara. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Cuenca. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Toledo. [Junto con:] Crónica de la Provincia de Ciudad Real.

      Madrid, Ronchi y Compañía, Editores, 1865 - 1869 ("Crónica General de España"). - Cinco tomos en un volúmen en gran folio; XXIV pp., 246 pp., 1 h. y 19 láminas + 66 pp., 1 h. y 4 láminas + 78 pp., 1 h. y 5 láminas + 112 pp. y 7 láminas + 96 pp. y 6 láminas. Las obras contienen además ilustraciones entre el texto. Encuadernación de época, en media piel.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        HISTOIRE DU CONSULAT ET DE L'EMPIRE faisant suite à l'histoire de la Révolution française. 21 VOLUMES.

      PAULIN 1869 - R260167781: 21 volumes d'environ 400 à 800 pages chacun. Dos de cuir vert, titres, tomaisons, filets et ornements dorés. Papier vert sur les plats frottés. Frontispices et quelques gravures en noir et blanc avec serpente dans les tomes 18 à 20. Une double page détachées dans le tome 18. Dos du premier tome et du tome 15 partiellement détachés. Quelques coiffes en tête abîmées. Epidermures. Etiquette et tampons de bibliothèque. Tome 21 : Table analytique. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 944.05-Premier Empire, 1804-1815 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Thomas Hood Comic and Serious, in Prose and Verse, with All the Original Illustrations. With Memorials Prefixed. Edited , with Notes, By His Son and Daughter ( Complete in 10 Volumes )

      London: E. Moxon , 1869. Complete in 10 volumes. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gilt band lines, and title lettering. Cloth very lightly rubbed on edges, light line mark on one spine. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, a gathering ( i. e. a few pages ) working loose in one volume,some light browning or spotting to a few pages, gift inscription of blank endpaper. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A nice clean 10 volume set. . Very Good Plus. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Elementos del arte de los apósitos, por los doctores.

      - 3ª Edición.- Madrid: Carlos Bailly-Bailliere, 1869.- XXXI,651 p. + 6 h. de propaganda: ilus.; 4º (23 cm.); Media Piel nueva de fina ejecución.- Las últimas cuatro hojas de publicidad faltas de un trozo en el margen superior, en especial la última, aunque todas ellas se han restaurado. Por lo demás en buen estado. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        Sammlung klinischer Vorträge. Vorträge 1-311 (= 1.-11. Serie), gebunden in 6 voluminösen Bänden.,

      Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, 1869 - ca.1885. - Die einzelnen Vorträge meist mit ca. 16 bis 24 Seiten. *Die Vorträge erschienen fortlaufend numeriert, dazu mit einer zweiten Numerierung für 3 Unterabteilungen (Gynäkologie, Chriurge, Innere Medizin). Es erschienen insgesamt 362 Vorträge und in einer "Neuen Folge" ab 1890 nochmals 802 weitere Vorträge. (Vorhanden ist die komplette Folge der ersten 11 Serien mit den Vorträgen Nr. 1-311, darunter auch etliche bedeutende Abhandlungen, die in Garrison-Morton verzeichnet sind. - Sehr gut erhalten und dekorativ gebunden. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 12000 Braune Halblederbände der Zeit auf 4 Bünden mit Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Atlas zur Pathologie der Zähne. Die Zeichnungen sämmtlich nach der Natur aufgenommen von C. Heitzmann. - Atlas to the Pathology of the Teeth. Arranged and explained by...All the Drawings are taken from Nature by C. Heitzmann.

      Leipzig, Arthur Felix, 1869. Folio (38,5 x 29 cm). Bound in contemporary (or original) full cloth. rebacked. Gilt lettering on front cover. Binding a little rubbed. XII pp. and 16 large lithographed plates with 145 figures (10 figures on 5 plates are coloured). Each plate having 2-4 pp. of descriptive text. Some light soiling to upper and lower margins of text. Plates clean.. Scarce first edition. Not in Waller

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Jugenheim, 15. IX. 1869. - 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884): "Am Punkte bei einem sehr stürmischen Wetter nach London zurückzureisen, finde ich kaum soviel Zeit um Ihnen mit zwei Worten zu sagen, daß ich zu meinem großen Verdruß nicht ein ruhiges halbes Stündchen fand um Ihren Operntext aufmerksam durchzulesen. Wir hatten in den letzten 14 Tagen fortwährend Besuch und die paar ruhigen Stunden die mir vergönnt waren mußte ich benutzen um meine Arbeiten für den Londoner Verleger zu vollenden. Dieser drängt mich um MS. da jetzt die stille Zeit ist und die Stecher mehr Aufmerksamkeit auf ihre Arbeit verwenden können. Ich bin ein aufrichtiger Deutscher Michel und Sie werden mir dies gewiß nicht übel nehmen, da Sie ja auch Einer vom alten Schlage sind [.]". - Pauer lebte in London und wurde 1866 zum kaiserlich österreichischen Hofpianisten ernannt. Seit 1870 hielt er auch in Wien vielbeachtete Vorträge über die Geschichte der Klaviermusik.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Kottabos A College Miscellany 7 Issues

      Dublin: William McGee / University of Dublin, 1869. First edition. Paperback. Good. Seven issues of this Trinity College poetry magazine. They include #I, III, IV, V, VI, Volume II, No V, and Volume II, Number VI. Spanning the period 1869 to 1875. All issues quite worn with age. A few small stray ink marks to table of contents. Still in reasonably good shape and quite scarce.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        "Explorations of the highlands of the Brazil; with a full account of the gold and diamond mines, also canoeing down 1500 miles of the great river São Francisco, from Sabará to the sea"

      London: Tinsley Bros.. 1869. "First edition, first issue binding; 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [2], xii, 443; [2], viii, 478, [2] ads; extra wood-engraved vignette title-pp., wood- engraved frontispieces, folding map; small breaks at the tops of the spines, else a fine, bright copy in original pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt in upper covers and spines.& & From Sao Paulo, Burton sailed to Rio de Janeiro before travelling into the interior and down the Sao Francisco by raft. Lady Burton herself saw the work through publication, writing a noteworthy Preface, interesting for the insights she gives on her husband’s views on religion and polygamy. & & Penzer, p. 78-9. Casada 33Penzer, p. 78-9. Casada 33."

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        "Historical guide to Malta and Gozo ... Improved and augmented by N. Zammit, M.D."

      Malta: published and sold by P. Calleja. 1869. "First printing of the revised edition, fourth edition overall; 16mo, pp. 366; folding frontispiece map, 14 wood-engraved plates; original blue printed paper-covered boards; top and bottom of spine perished, with loss to the price at the bottom; joints starting; all else very good.& & Includes a history of Malta, and details on commerce, botany, climate, language and education, literature, costume, markets, amusements, and an itinerary for tours on both Malta and Gozo.& & NYPL, BL, and National Library of Wales only in OCLC."

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        Historia Eclesiastica y civil de Nueva Granada

      Cargo de Focion Mantilla, Bogota 1869 - Firsts edition. VG condition. Three matching volumes, attractively rebound by the New York Historical Society in full blue library buckram with gilt titles in 1944, and in fine condition. There are no library markings, other than the gilt spine titles. With 586, 573 and 689 pages of very good text. There is a stain to the text block of one of the volumes, not affecting the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gaabooks]
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        MEDEA: A POEM; ... WITH A PHOTOGRAPH FROM THE PAINTING OF

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1869. First edition, 24 x 18.5cm (4to), in publisher's ivory rib-grain cloth w/gilt decorations & title (designed by Sandys) to fr. cover, bevelled edges, a.e. red, pale blue ep.s, [i-v] vi-x, [1] 2-67 [68] pp., + tissue-guard facing half-title, & sepia albumin print of "Medea" by Sandys pasted to frontis. Printed by Joseph Causton & Sons, London. With bookseller's ticket of H. Cleaver, Bath to fr. pastedown. One of the rarest of all Pre-Raphaelite publications; only eight other copies are known. "Shortly after the appearance of 'Medea' at the Royal Academy in 1869, a slim volume was published, elegantly printed & bound, containing 'Medea: a Poem' by Alfred Bate Richards, w/a photograph of Sandys's picture as frontispiece. The gilt-stamped binding was clearly a Sandys design also" (Betty Elzea, "Frederick Sandys" [Woodbridge UK: ACC Ltd., 2001], p.185). Binding Very Good (cloth moderately soiled, & extremities sl. bumped); contents Very Good (remnants of tape repair to gutter between half-title & frontis, & lt. foxing to 1st & final few leaves). See Elzea (ibid) pp.185-86, 335 (binding repr.).

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        LA MUJER Católica. Devocionario completo nuevamente revisado. Las Horas Divinas, el Ejercicio Cotidiano, el Ordinario de la Misa y modo de oirla por medio de oraciones. La Semana Santa y otras oraciones de mucha utilidad para los fieles.

      - Barcelona, Llorens Hermanos, 1869, 12 x 9 cm., muy bella encuadernación en nácar, con las tapas formando figuras geométricas a varios colores, cierre metálico, cortes dorados, frontis en color, grabados y láminas en colores, 576 págs. (Bello ejemplar). ENCUADERNACIÓN

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Album de Reliures Artistiques & Historiques, accompagnE de notes explicatives par le Bibliophile Julien

      Paris: Jules Bonaventure for the author, 1869-73. (BOOKBINDING) 4 vols., 4to ( 33 x 24 cm). Titles in red and black (4th missing). 100 tinted and black-and-white plates, printed by Chardon and Sarazin. Bound by the Danish bookbinder NIELS PETERSEN for himself in richly gilt-tooled tan morocco, patterned endpapers, a.e.g., signed and dated PETERSEN & PETERSEN 1924 on rear turn-in. With Petersen's bookplate

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        GOOD WORDS FOR THE YOUNG 1969

      London: Strahan & Co., 1869.  First edition, 23.5 x 17cm (4to), in publisher's royal blue sand-grain cloth w/gilt & black decorations & title to fr. cover & spine (blind decorations only to rear), a.e.g., cream ep.s w/binder's ticket (Burn; Ball 20C), 590 [iv] pp. w/several unpaginated plates & numerous in-text wood engravings by the Dalziels.  Printed in London by R. Clay Sons & Taylor, this vol., the 1st in the series, contains the Nov. 1868 thru Oct. 1869 monthly issues & includes the 1st printings of the 1st 8 chapters of MacDonald's "At the Back of the North Wind" & the 1st 5 chapters of Henry Kingsley's "The Boy in Grey" (both w/the Hughes illus.), Gilbert's "King George's Middy" w/his 155 illus., Andersen's "Vænöe and Glænöe," etc.  With ink inscr. & date ("Jan 1st 1870") to recto of fr. ep.  Binding Good (extremities moderately bumped & rubbed w/edges of spine mended, & rear hinge cracked); contents Good (several sections sl. proud w/sl. wear & chipping to fore-edges).  White passim, Bulloch 688, Reid passim, Fredeman 93.13, Shaberman 40(i), de Beaumont 207 (Vol. 1), Goldman passim.

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        American Beauty Personified as The Nine Muses

      N.p. [New York?], n.d. [ca. 1869] - In 1869, the Italian-American painter Joseph Fagnani's exhibition of the "Nine Muses" was held at the Somerville Art Gallery. A review of the show by the New York Times (Nov. 22, 1869) reads: "As just recognition rather than a flattering compliment of America female beauty, these pictures, apart from the strict consideration of their artistic merits, are full of interest, and, wherever they are taken, will be sure to attract much attention. We learn the muses are loudly called for in other quarter; and those who have not worshipped at their shrine, should, like good patriots, make haste to do so." Here, in this remarkable little album, Fagnani aims to highlight and emphasize the varying beauty of American women, at a time when the European ideal served as the sole model for American standards. All the more remarkable is this copy's extraordinary association with two of the most celebrated American beauties of its period, the Jerome sisters, Jennie (1854-1921) and Leonie (1859-1943). Daughters of New York financier Leonard Jerome, Jennie and Leonie would have been teenagers at the time of the Fagnani exhibition after the Civil War. The two were to become among the most famous beauties of their day and the toast of England: Jennie, when she married Lord Randolph Churchill, younger son of the Duke of Marlborough, in 1874; and Leonie, ten years later, when she married the baronet Sir John Leslie. Jennie, of course, soon became the mother of Winston Churchill; and Leonie was the mother of Shane Leslie. This album, with the actual identities of the sitters revealed by Leonie, represents perhaps the teenage aspirations of the two sisters, soon to be realized in high society. The original portraits are now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (CHURCHILL, WINSTON) 6-5/8 x 5-3/4 inches (16.8 x 14.5 cm). Frontispiece portrait photograph (albumen print) of artist Joseph Fagnani, and 9 albumen prints from portraits of American women by Fagnani, each sitter identified by an ink caption in a previous owner's hand. [56] pp. Contemporary limp burgundy morocco, with a handwritten paper label affixed to the upper cover, reading: "American Beauties as Muses 1860-1870 (with names written by Leonie Jerome)" and gilt-lettered spine. Some wrinkling to mounts, small dampstain to lower part of gutter margins, but overall a good copy. With the bookplate of LEONIE [Jerome] LESLIE on the front pastedown, and that of her sister, JENNIE [Jerome] SPENCER CHURCHILL on the rear flyleaf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TOKYO RAKUJI

      18. Very Good. [EHON] TOKYO RAKUJI. n.p., n.d. [Tokyo, c. 1869] 7 3/4" X 5 1/4". As per the copies catalogued in Mitchell, p.532, our copy appears to be bound similarly and without a printed title slip. Illustrated in b+w woodcut by various artists. Very good printing and condition. Interesting view of the new Japan immediately after the Restoration.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        La Collection Complete de la Parodie, Issues 1-21 bound in one volume (all published)

      Paris, 1869-70 (1869).. 4to. (12.25 x 9.5 inches). pp.309, (ii). Numerous illustrations, some full-page, some hand-coloured. Original printed wrappers bound in. Contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards, spine gilt, 5 raised bands, foot of spine chipped with loss of lowest compartment, slightly rubbed. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Text in French. Numbers 1-21, all published. A Very Good copy. First edition.

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        COOLING CUPS AND DAINTY DRINKS. A Collection of Recipes for "Cups" and other Compounded Drinks, and of General Information on Beverages of All Kinds.

      London and New York George Routledge and Sons 1869 - FIRST EDITION 1869, 8vo, some decorative head- and tailpieces, pages: xv, 223, (1), plus 16 page publisher's catalogue, bound in the original publisher's fine grained blind stamped green cloth, gilt cup and title reversed out of gilt panels on upper cover, similar gilt panel on spine, mid brown endpapers. A few minor marks and minor stains to cloth, gilt on spine slightly dull, faint 19th century signature on front endpaper, light foxing to reverse of endpapers and to title page, a very occasional pale fox spot within, otherwise contents clean, binding tight. A very good copy of the first edition. "Wine is discussed in the first half of this book which provides.recipes for the making of beverages of all kinds and combinations". Gabler, Wine into Words, page 274, G38730. Chapters on French wines and other European wines, briefly touching on those of Australia, America and the Cape, cocktails, strong alcohols, beers, aerated waters, tea and coffee. Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, page 458. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Versuch eines Systems der Elemente nach ihren Atomgewichten und chemischen Functionen

      1869 - In: Journal für praktische Chemie 106, 1869, 8vo. p.251. ---- Sparrow 147 - The first appearance of Mendeleev's periodic table in a western journal. Mendeleev's work on Osnovy khimii led him directly in March 1869 to his formulation of the periodic law and table, in which the elements were grouped by atomic weight and grouped according to their chemical and physical properties. He famously used his table to predict accurately the elements which later came to be called gallium, germanium and scandium. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BOSCAGLIA A RIVARA CANAVESE

      TORINO, CALCOGRAFIA LOVERA, 1869 (mm 140 x 216 più marg.) - Incisione originale finemente eseguita all'acquaforte e rotella su matrice di rame. In lastra, sotto la parte figurata, indicazione dell'artista, misure del dipinto riprodotto, indicazione della calcografia, e titolo. L' immagine riproduce un dipinto di Ernesto Rayper, la trasposizione su lastra, eseguita con abile tratteggio, spetta allo stesso autore, il quadro fu esposto alla XXVIII mostra della Promotrice di Torino nel maggio 1869. Rayper studiò all'Accademia Ligustica di Genova con Tubino e Novaro, approfondì lo studio del paesaggio con Tammar Luxoro, e poi nel 1861, come altri suoi colleghi, si recò a Ginevra presso il noto vedutista Calame. L' interesse dell'artista per l'acquaforte maturò intorno al 1863-64 circa; negli stessi anni Rayper elaborò il proprio stile naturalista a contatto con Perotti, D'Andrade e Fontanesi. L'opera in esame segna una svolta nella produzione incisoria di Ryper oltre che , in assoluto, nello sviluppo dell'acquaforte in Italia, l'artista modifica anche la tecnica incisoria puntando a stacchi netti di bianco e di nero . Esemplare in buono stato conservativo, a pieni margini. 0

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        The Innocents Abroad

      Hardcover, Good. "American Publishing Company, Hartford, Conn 1869. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. All first issue points present. Pages xvii and xviii are lacking page reference numbers in the table of contents. Page xviii shows the last entry as """"Thankless Devotion--A Newspaper Valedictory"""". Page 129 has no illustration. Page 643 Chapter XLI is present. Page 654 has an ad that starts """"Personal History.."""". Rare. Half calf leather binding with gold gilt lettering at the spine. {ref: BAL 3316}. Book Condition: Good, shelf wear, fraying at the head of the spine, split at the outer gutters of the spine, chipped leather at the spine, rounded corners, reinforced hinges at the endpaper now separating,

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        Le Journal illustré, quatrième année complète (1869), du n°256 du 3 janvier 1869 au n°307 du 26 décembre 1869, soit 51 numéros.

      Le Journal illustré 1869 - - Le Journal illustré, Paris _1869, 28,5x38cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème, dos lisse orné de fleurons estampés à froid, importante plaque dessinée par Delannoy et gravée en rouge, représentant un fronton encadrant un oeil de boeuf sur le premier plat et élément architectural estampé en rouge en ornement central et double filet en encadrement dessiné par Delannoy sur le deuxième plat, reliure de l'éditeur. Bel exemplaire. Le Journal illustré est un journal hebdomadaire français créé en février 1864. Il est conçu sur le modèle du Penny Illustrated Paper sorti en 1861 en Angleterre. Il est illustré de grandes gravures sur bois et traite de sujets magazine en huit pages au format 27 x 37,5 cm. Quelques années plus tard, il est intégré au groupe de presse du Petit Journal. Conçu pour concurrencer L'Illustration qui est vendu 75 centimes, Le Journal illustré est vendu 10 centimes. Il disparut en 1899 quand le supplément illustré du Petit journal, illustré en couleur, appartenant au même groupe et vendu depuis 1890, le supplanta. Nombreuses collaborations, dont Francisque Sarcey, Jules Moinaux. Compositions et dessins de L. Breton, Gustave Janet, Riou, Cicéri, Bayard, Gustave Doré, Gavarni, Bertall, Edmond Morin, entre autres. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 460 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Album de Reliures Artistiques & Historiques, accompagné de notes explicatives par le Bibliophile Julien

      Paris: Jules Bonaventure for the author, 1869-73 - (BOOKBINDING) 4 vols., 4to ( 33 x 24 cm). Titles in red and black (4th missing). 100 tinted and black-and-white plates, printed by Chardon and Sarazin. Bound by the Danish bookbinder NIELS PETERSEN for himself in richly gilt-tooled tan morocco, patterned endpapers, a.e.g., signed and dated PETERSEN & PETERSEN 1924 on rear turn-in. With Petersen's bookplate [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        STAMPA PLANISPHÈRE PRÉSENTANT L'ENSEMBLE DES COMMUNICATIONS TERRESTRES ET MARITIMES INDIQUANT LES PRINCIPAUX COURANTS DE LA MER, LA DIRECTION DES VENTS E.T.C. ...

      Paris, per l'autore, 1869Planisfero stampato a colori suddiviso in 2 fogli, telati all'epoca e ripiegati. Al margine inferiore, partendo da sinistra, titolo in francese, legenda, riquadri con i particolari topografici delle Antille francesi, Panama e Nicaragua, i due Poli e l'istmo di Suez. In totale la carta misura cm 140x100 ca. Bella rappresentazione del planisfero a colori con indicazioni delle maree, dei venti e delle correnti marine. Esemplare in eccellenti condizioni per quanto riguarda l'immagine, allentature e strappi lungo le linee di giuntura telate tra i vari segmenti di carta.

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        Chew's Camden City Directory, for the Year 1869

      SINNICKSON CHEW, CAMDEN, NJ 1869 - Containing the Name of the Inhabitants, the Places of Business and Dwelling Houses with a list of Officers and Public Insitutions. General wear, boards are detached but present, rubbed covers, somewhat soiled covers, three pages of advertisements in front are detached but present which the edges are chipped. Otherwise, good, clean, and pages intact. DATE PUBLISHED: 1869 EDITION: 142 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Chaleur solaire et ses applications industrielles. 35 Gravures intercalées dans le texte.

      Paris, 1869. 8vo. Uncut in the original printed wrappers. Wrappers frayed at edges, a bit soiled, and with some stains. A bit of brownspotting. Last leaves with a, mostly marginal, damp stain. First few leaves a bit frayed at edges. VII, (1), 238 pp. Illustrated.. Scarce first edition of the first book explicitly devoted to solar energy, "Solar Energy and its Industrial Applications", which coincided with the unveiling of Mouchot's largest solar steam engine, the so-called "Sun Engine", in 1869, which caused a revolution in the development of solar thermal power. His 1869 work constitutes a milestone of what we now call "green energy", as it laid the foundation for our understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.Auguste Mouchot was a French mathematics teacher, who in the 1860'ies became famous as the designer (and patent-taker) of the first machine that generated electricity with solar thermal energy electricity by the exposure of the sun. Mouchot began his work with solar energy in 1860 after expressing grave concerns about his country's dependence on coal. His work on solar energy and on the development of his sun machine forms the basis for the later developments on solar energy. "The work of Adams, Ericsson, and Shuman had been directly influenced by the solar conceptions of Augustin Mouchot, a man who arrived on the scene in nineteenth century France at precisely that moment when his ideas were likely to attract the most attention. It was a time when French industrial might was at a peak and her leaders open to new ideas, none more so than her emperor. In 1867, to commemorate the explosion of technology that had accompanied the industrial and artistic carnival over which he had presided for 15 years, France's Napoleon III decided to invite the whole world to an international exposition that he would host in Paris." (Kryza, The Power of Light, p. 147). "His initial experiments involved a glass-enclosed, water-filled iron cauldron, in which sunlight passed through a glass cover, heating the water. This simple arrangement boiled water, but it also produced small quantities of steam. Mouchot added a reflector to concentrate additional radiation onto the cauldron, thus increasing the steam output. He succeeded in using his apparatus to operate a small, conventional steam engine. Impressed by Mouchot's device, Emperor Napoleon III offered financial assistance, which Mouchot used to produce refinements to the energy system. Mouchot's work help lay the foundation for our current understanding of the conversion of solar radiation into mechanical power driven by steam.The publication of his book on solar energy, "La Chaleur solaire et ses Applications industrielles" (1869), coincided with the unveiling of the largest solar steam engine he had yet built. This engine was displayed in Paris until the city fell under siege during the Franco-Prussian War in 1871, and was not found after the siege ended." (The Energy Library)

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        STAMPA BOSCAGLIA A RIVARA CANAVESE

      TORINO, CALCOGRAFIA LOVERA, 1869 (mm 140 x 216 più marg.)Incisione originale finemente eseguita all'acquaforte e rotella su matrice di rame. In lastra, sotto la parte figurata, indicazione dell'artista, misure del dipinto riprodotto, indicazione della calcografia, e titolo. L' immagine riproduce un dipinto di Ernesto Rayper, la trasposizione su lastra, eseguita con abile tratteggio, spetta allo stesso autore, il quadro fu esposto alla XXVIII mostra della Promotrice di Torino nel maggio 1869. Rayper studiò all'Accademia Ligustica di Genova con Tubino e Novaro, approfondì lo studio del paesaggio con Tammar Luxoro, e poi nel 1861, come altri suoi colleghi, si recò a Ginevra presso il noto vedutista Calame. L' interesse dell'artista per l'acquaforte maturò intorno al 1863-64 circa; negli stessi anni Rayper elaborò il proprio stile naturalista a contatto con Perotti, D'Andrade e Fontanesi. L'opera in esame segna una svolta nella produzione incisoria di Ryper oltre che , in assoluto, nello sviluppo dell'acquaforte in Italia, l'artista modifica anche la tecnica incisoria puntando a stacchi netti di bianco e di nero . Esemplare in buono stato conservativo, a pieni margini.

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        Die Steinzeitgräber der Uckermark. Mit 46 Tafeln, 43 Textabbildungen und einer Übersichtskarte

      Folio (22 x 30 cm). Goldgepr. Org.-Ganzleinen mit montierter Deckelillustration und umseitig farbigem Schnitt. 2 Bll., 107 (+1) S., mit 43 Textabbildungen und 46 Tafeln sowie einer mehrfach ausfaltbaren zweifarbigen Karte. Bezug am hinteren Kopfgelenk auf ca. zwei cm aufgeplatzt, aber insgesamt frisch erhaltenes Exemplar. Handschriftlicher Besitzvermerk „C. Neergaard“ auf Vorsatz (d. i. vermutlich der dänische Archäologe Carl Peter Neergaard, 1869-1946). Erste Ausgabe.

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        HARPER'S BAZAR [BAZAAR] , A REPOSITORY OF FASHION, PLEASURE AND INSTRUCTION. 1869 JAN-DEC

      NY: Harpers. Good with no dust jacket. 1869. First Edition. Harper's Bazaar. B&W Illustrations; Folio, 15.5 x 11.5"; 832 pages; HARPER'S BAZAR [BAZAAR] , A REPOSITORY OF FASHION, PLEASURE AND INSTRUCTION. 1869 JAN-DEC. Numerous illus: text and full page. Includes Winslow Homer wood engravings, library tape on spine, a few leaves with frayed edges from miscut leaves, contents generally Good or better. Many FASHION illustrations. .

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        American Entomology. A Description of the Insects of North America with Illustrations Drawn and Colored After Nature; Edited By John L. Le Conte, M.D. (Two Volume Set) [The Complete Writings of Thomas Say on the Entomology of North America]

      New York: J. W. Bouton, 1869 Hardcover 2-Volume set in publisher's original green cloth, t.e.g., gilt spine titling and blind embossed ruling to spine & panels, second issue of edition first published 1859 by Bailliere in New York with all of Say's published writings on entomology gathered by Le Conte; includes the justly-celebrated 'Description of North American Insects' (first published 1824-28) with all the 54 hand-colored plates (comprising Volume I of the set), as well as all his miscellaneous writings on entomology (Volume II); the set is exceptionally nice & tight with no hinge issues and only slight signs of wear to the green cloth boards and a small area of discoloration to front panel corner of Volume II, many of the text pages in both volumes still unopened, no markings other than penciled name to pastedown, no foxing, a truly exemplary set of the writings of "the father of entomology"; 8vo; xxiv + 412pp indexed + 54 plates (I) and vi + 814pp indexed (II). The set is heavy and oversize and may incur an additional shipping charge, particularly for overseas delivery. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Mitchell's New General Atlas, 1869

      Philadelphia: Mitchell. 1869. Hardcover. Good. Folio, half leather and red cloth boards, published 1869. iv pp. + Maps + 30 (tables) pp. With 96 maps & plans on 58 sheets (5 double-page). 15.25 x 12.5 inches, original embossed deep red cloth cloth, leather spine and corners, front cover lettered in gilt, good copy only with wear to binding, lacks flyleaf and possibly first blank (begins with title page, contents generally VG, occasional very short tear to outer edge, very occasional finger soil, light damp-stain tide mark to bottom margins very occasionally, and minor dampstaining to a few other maps, but most of the maps are bright, vividly colored and in VG condition.

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        Misunderstood

      London: Richard Bentley, 1869 First edition, second issue, with the cancel title, as usual., of the first English work that Vladimir Nabokov recalled hearing read. Nabokov said that the fate of its hero, Humphrey "used to bring a more specialized lump to one's throat than anything in Dickens or Daudet." . Contemporary diced calf, nicely rebacked in calf, gilt spine with burgundy morocco label, marbled edges. . Octavo. Title-page a cancel, with "All rights reserved" below the imprint First few leaves foxed. Presentation copy, inscreibed: "Pussie Hobhouse with Florence Montgomery's love 56 Cadogan Place May 15th 1870." Later ownership signature on front free endpaper. A very good copy. "Montgomery's breakthrough was with her third work, Misunderstood (1869), whose preface states (p. v): 'The following is not a child's story. It is intended for those who are interested in children.' It is the story of Humphrey Duncombe, whose widowed father thinks him naughty and thoughtless, but whose high spirits conceal deep thoughts and yearning for the love of the father and the dead mother. There is just time for the father to appreciate how wrong he has been before the boy's heart-rending death. This book remained in print throughout her life, and her later fiction appeared as 'by the author of Misunderstood'. A notorious tear-jerker, it invites the reader to identify with the neglected child who makes the grown-ups feel guilty. Such stories, Montgomery made clear in the preface to Thrown together (2 vols., 1872), were not suitable for children to read as she was obliged 'to side, as it were, with the children against the parents'" (Oxford DNB).

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        Bilder-Atlas. Ikonographische Encyklopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste. Ein Ergänzungswerk zu jedem Conversations-Lexikon. 2., vollständ. umgearb. Auflage. 8 Bände

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1869 (- 1874) - GV I, 16, 94. - Bd. I: Mathematik, Physik, Astronomie, Erdkunde; Bd. II: Anatomie, Zoologie, Botanik, Mineralogie; Bd. III: Mechanische Technik, Chemische Technik, Bergwesen, Bauwesen, Land- u. Hauswirtschaft; Bd. IV: Kriegswesen, Seewesen; Bd. V: Plastik u. Malerei, Architektur; Bd. VI: Kulturgeschichte; Bd. VII: Ethnographie; Bd. VIII: Geographie. - Ohne die separat erschienenen zwei Textbände. - 3 Tafeln in Band 3 fehlen. Nur wenige Tafeln etwas stockfleckig, sonst in sauberer Erhaltung. Die Lederrücken rissig bzw. lädiert Mit 497 ( st. 500) Tafeln in Stahlstich, Holzstich und Lithographie Original-Halbleder, Qu.4° u. 4° (Bd. 8)

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        The Works

      London: Smith, Elder, 1869-86. In twenty-four volumes. 24 volumes, octavo (206 × 135 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, tan morocco labels, decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, green cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With black and white illustrations. Some staining to the lower fore-edge of the prelims in Vanity Fair, some occasional light foxing, spines faded, a very good set. A handsomely bound and illustrated set of Thackeray's works.

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

      Bucharest : Luna Bucurestilor, 1869. 1st Edition. 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.

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