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        The Attractions of New Haven, Connecticut: a guide to the city. With map and illustrations. [Bound with:] STURGIS, Russell, Jr. Manual of the Jarves Collection of early Italian pictures, deposited in the galleries of the Yale School of Fine Arts. Being a catalogue, with descriptions of the pictures contained in that collection, with biographical notices of artists and an introductory essay, the whole forming a brief guide to the study of early Christian art. (Frontispiece folding timeline of italian art. 116 pp. 12mo, New Haven: Yale College, 1868)

      New York: N. Tibbals & Co, 1869 New York: N. Tibbals & Co, 1869. (CONNNECTICUT, NEW HAVEN) First editions. 2 vols. in one vols., 16mo (5- 5/6 x 3-3/4 in.). Folding map of New Haven, double-page lithograph frontispiece, and 2 plates. [4], 141, [1] pp. Three quarter olive-green morocco and marbled paper boards, matching endpapers. Fine copy, from the library of J.B. VOORHEES, of Brooklyn . Two vey scarce and important texts relating to New Haven and Yale, bound together, and in superb condtion. The Sturgis catalogue of the Jarves collection (one of the most important and influential collectors of his day) is the first book by the young architect and art critic, describing the contents if the collection three years before it was acquired by Yale in 1871; it is extra-illustrated with the insertion of 2 tinted lithographed plaes

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      1 p. (mm. 201x156), datata New York, May 20th 1869, diretta a F.G. Chaffin a Provvidence, di 10 righe. (1869). ?Sir/ I cheerfully comply with your request of the 19th instant. / Respectfully / Your ob. Serv.? Ben conservata.

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        Changing Base; or What Edward Rice Learnt at School

      Lee and Shepard 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      London Strahan and Company 1869 - FIRST EDITION. Two Volumes, 8vo., bound in half calf gilt, with maroon and black title lables, raised bands and gilt decorations to spine, marbled boards and endpapers, t.e.g. Vol I: [ix] + 384pp; Vol II: [ix] + 384pp; with 64 b/w illus by Marcus Stone, inc. tissue-protected frontis to each Volume. Overall a VG set with no previous ownership inscriptions. NOTE: Heavy Set (1.7 kg+): postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge**To see a scan of this set please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pacific Coast : Coast Pilot of Alaska (First Part) from Southern Boundary to Cook's Inlet : United States Coast Survey First Edition 1869

      United States Coast Survey, 1869. Hardcover. Very Good. United States GPO, 1869. 1st edition. 8vo. Fully bound in original cloth. Gilt lettering on front board and spine. Blind embossed boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Professionally repaired and restored. Minimal shelf wear. Slight bumping to corners. Inner hinges repaired. Owners inscription on ffep. Otherwise, clean, unmarked pages. Profusely illustrated. Contains 7 of the 8 advertised tinted lithographic plates, some folding. A scarce 1st printing of this comprehensive geographical survey. Please feel free to view our photographs. Ships daily.

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        Die Burg Dottendorf bei Bonn von Carl dem Grossen bis zu Carl Baunscheidt. Vom Letzterm nach Quellen und Urkunden dargestellt

      Bonn, Henry 1869 - Originalausgabe. Carl Baunscheidt wurde Eigentümer dieser in prachtvoller Naturschönheit liegender Burganlage in der Nähe von Bonn, deren Reste aus dem Carolinger Fürstengeschlecht stammten; er baute diese Burg zu einem schloßartigen Gebäude im Renaissancestil um und brachte darin die von ihm lange Zeit gesammelten Kunstgegenstände aus karolingischer Zeit unter; zugleich ließ er eine prächtige Gartenanlage in nämlichen Stil anlegen. - Schönes und fast fleckenfreies Expl., nur am Rand schwach gebräunt, eine Tafel minimal stockfl. Titel, 59 Seiten, 4 Stahlstichtafeln von P.Schumacher nach C. Hohe Original-Halbleinen mit lithographierter Ornamentillustration auf beiden Deckeln, Qu.4°

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Herregårdar uti Södermanland. Tecknade efter naturen af Fr. Richardt. Beskrifne af Olof Eneroth.

      Albert Bonniers förlag, 1869. Kolorerat liotgraferat extra titelblad, 1 kolorerad karta, 56 kolorerade litograferade planscher (alla). Rött samtida halvskinnband, gulornerad text på främre pärmen, guldornerad rygg, helt guldsnitt. Tvär 4:o. 25 X 34,5 cm. Extra titelbladet med några brunfläckar. Planscherna något brunfläckade,mest i marginalerna eller på baksidorna. Text delvis brunfläckad. Bandet något nött, skadad nedre kant

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        A Description of the New York Central Park

      Very Good with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover Green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration. Gilt on spine just a bit dull, but still quite bright; gilt on boards very bright. A bit of very light rubbing/bumping at spine extremities and tips of corners. 1/4" closed tear in cloth at top rear corner. A bit of light rubbing along bottom edges of boards. Some very faint rubbed soil to portions of front board, but overall, the binding is quite clean & bright. Previous owners name, with 1885 date on the first blank. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages, and a few pages within. Page edges somewhat age-darkened, with a small smudge on the page fore-edges. Else pages clean. Tissues present at frontis and between the two map illustrations. The frontis tissue has some foxing. Overall, a quite nice copy of this fairly scarce, interesting title. ; B Illustrations; 9 x 6-1/2"; 206 pages

      [Bookseller: Crossroad Books]
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        SHIPBUILDING IN IRON AND STEEL A Practical Treatise, Giving Full Details of Construction, Processes of Manufacture, and Building Arrangements; with Results of Experiments on Iron and Steel, and on the Strength and Watertightness of Riveted Work

      John Murray 1869 Boards with rubbing to corners. Small closed tears to outer hinge top spine. Light occasional foxing not affecting readability or illustrations; Including numerous sketches, tables, fold-outs and an index ; Ex-Library; 8vo; 540, 31 pages

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        "Historical guide to Malta and Gozo ... Improved and augmented by N. Zammit, M.D."

      published and sold by P. Calleja 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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        Washington City, D.C.

      Harpers, New York 1869 - Image Size : 345x515 (mm), 13.625x20.25 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 405x553 (mm), 15.875x21.75 (Inches), Hand Colored, Wood Engraving Very Good, laid on acid free paper for long term preservation.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        NORTH ATLANTIC DIRECTORY The Physical Geography and Meteorology of the North Atlantic

      James Imray and Son 1869 Wear to extremities. Binding stretched and showing threads at beginning of book. Foxing throughout. Bookplate to front pastedown; Numerous charts and detailed explanation of where & where not to sail in the North Atlantic; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 765 pages

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        Book of Mormon: An account written by the hand of Mormon upon plates taken from the plates of Nephi. Deseret Alphabet

      New York: Published for the Deseret University by Russell Bros., 1869. First edition. 443pp. Octavo [23 cm] Black cloth with gilt stamped title and temple on backstrip. Good. Inscription on the front free endsheet and pastedown. Final signature loose and laid in. Head and foot of the backstrip are bumped. This is one of the scarcer Book of Mormons with a print run much smaller than the Palmyra or Kirtland editions. The Deseret Alphabet was introduced in 1854 and was created by Parley P. Pratt, Heber C. Kimball and George D. Watt. Made up of thirty-eight characters to correlate with basic sounds in the English language, the Deseret Alphabet was intended to be used to help simplify the principles of the English language. The creation of the language was one the more unusual ideas of Brigham Young, and was never embraced in the way he thought it would be. The Deseret Alphabet was abandoned shortly after Young's death. & & According to Jacobs "The Deseret alphabet was designed principally by George D. Watt with the assistance of a committee comprised of himself, P.P. Pratt, and Heber C. Kimball. The Alphabet was completed December 1853. Orson Pratt translated the Book of Mormon from November 1868 to March 1869. Pratt and R.L. Campbell proofread the manuscript during the month of March 1869. Printed by Russell Brothers of New York City from May to September 1869. Only 500 copies were printed. Many of these copies were destroyed as a result of water damage at Deseret University." Flake/Draper 607. Jacobs 86.B. Sabin 83050. Auerbach 1183.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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."

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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. Original green cloth with gilt title and baseball decorations on the spine. Four plates. A little mottling to the boards, modest wear to the spine ends and corners, an attractive and presentable, very good 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. An attractive copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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.

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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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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      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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      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.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      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.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books PBFA]
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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 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]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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      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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio]
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