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        New Map of the State of Iowa (Sectional Map of Iowa)

      Chicago: Rufus Blanchard, 1869. Map. Large folding map (62 cm x 97 cm) of Iowa, housed in vicesimo-quarto [14 cm] decorative blind-embossed black cloth with gilt-stamped title on front board. Map is fragile, and splitting along many folds (longest split about 23 cm) with occasional slight loss along splits. 4 cm closed tear along front hinge, short tears to spine at tips, tarnishing to cover gilt, light soiling to boards; light soiling to map A beautiful map, still bright and saturated, with the counties hand-colored in deep and pale pink, yellow, green, and blue, with delineations marked in crimson.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Autograph letter signed "Humperdinck" to Rainer Simons

      - A highly interesting letter relative to Engelbert Humperdinck's unrealized opera Das Wunder von Köln (The miracle of Cologne) to a libretto by his former student Rainer Simons (1869-1934), founder and first director of the Vienna Volksoper (since 1903). Humperdinck never completed either Das Wunder von Köln or any other opera to a libretto by Simons; it remains unknown how and when the project failed (see the anonymous satire in the semimonthly magazine Der Kunstwart, second issue of November 1905, p. 227).The reference to the Three Kings is actually to their shrine at Cologne Cathedral. Saint Ursula is supposed to have suffered her martyrdom in Cologne. 4 pp. on one bifolium. Octavo. Dated Venice, June 10, 1905. In black ink. On stationery of the "Hôtel Restaurant Cavalletto Venise Serantoni Barbieri Propriétaires," with imprint in dark blue and with vignettes illustrating the hotel in dark olive green ink. In German (with translation).Humperdinck responds to a letter from Simons, author of the libretto for the opera Das Wunder von Köln [The miracle of Cologne]. Humperdinck had begun setting the libretto, but newspapers then leaked a rumor of the opera, prompting Humperdinck to stop work on the project; Simons's letter has rekindled Humperdinck’s interest, and the composer agrees to meet Simons on his way back to Berlin.".Your original proposal appealed to me from the beginning. especially because. [it] allows me to disregard all business obligations and to devote myself to purely artistic, creative work, heedless of baggage, just as it was the case twelve years ago with my Hänsel und Gretel. Back then I did not know yet what agents, publishers, and theater directors were like, let alone the public, which then did not even exist for me, the naïve homo novus. Happy times! In this joyful mood I already had begun to work in spring, when that stupid newspaper note appeared declaring that I composed Das Wunder von Köln. I was showered with inquiries and the like, and the pleasant incognito work I had been looking forward to so much was over. And. in early May. Fräulein Ebeling, the author of my Dornröschen [The sleeping beauty], suddenly died, whereby I. acquired full ownership of the piece, which I had wanted to rework into an opera earlier already. I have to confess that this plan. had kept going through my mind repeatedly during our trip. but equally happily I confess that your letter has changed my mind again. Meanwhile, I want to ask you kindly to think a bit about a new title because the old one, thanks to the newspapers, has become almost loathsome to me. .The title you have chosen. also. evokes associations with ideas that have nothing to do with the piece, with legendary ideas such as the Three Kings [Magi] or Saint Ursula and her 11,000 virgins. Whether we will come [to you]. by way of Achen Lake or by way of Rosenheim will only depend on whether we will make a detour to the Salzkammergut beforehand."Slightly worn; partially split at folds, with one small repair; small circular file hole to upper blank margin. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Inquiry into The Nature and Causes of The Wealth of Nations

      Oxford: Clarendon, 1869., 1869. First edition edited by Rogers. 2 volumes. Octavo. Finely bound by Bayntun in half red morocco over red cloth boards, with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt decoration to spine; top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Binding shows well, with only minor signs of shelfwear, slight bumping to corners. Internally clean and free from spotting. Binder's stamp to front free endpaper, "Bayntun, Binder, Bath, Eng". Smith, one of the pillars of the Scottish Enlightenment, was a moral philosopher in addition to being an economist. In The Wealth of Nations, Smith laid the intellectual foundations for a liberal, free-market society, and in so doing revolutionized the understanding of how societies, governments, and markets interact. However, he insisted, from "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" onwards, that the 'invisible hand of the market' would regulate capitalist impulses and channel excessive behaviour into productive and beneficent projects. The Wealth of Nations further addresses questions of sovereignty of colonies, the origins of coinage, and the concept of credit, all of which would have profound influence on the germinating United States of America, which declared independence in July 1776, the same year that Smith's work was published. An attractively bound copy of the single most important work in economic history.

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        Parasites animaux et végétaux de l'homme. Dessinés d'après nature par

      1869 - [1] feuillet de titre, 32 [Paris], Hôpital St-Louis, 1869, in-8, [1] feuillet de titre, 32 feuillets forts numérotés, dont 16 avec dessins sous serpentes, demi-chagrin vert foncé, ex-dono doré sur le plat supérieur: "A MR.LE DR HARDY SON ÉLÈVE DÉVOUÉ ARTHUR DE MONTMEJA", Manuscrit de parasitologie que Montméja destinait à son maître, l'éminent dermatologue de l'hôpital Saint-Louis Alfred Hardy (1811-1893); sur les 32 feuillets, la moitié comprend un dessin à la mine de plomb, figurant divers parasites du corps humain représentés sous grossissement et accompagnés d'une légende manuscrite à la plume (puce de l'homme, rouget, pou de la tête, pou du corps, pou du pubis, demodex folliculorum, végétations des follicules, favus, etc.) Les autres feuillets forts sont restés vierges; sur certains, Montméja a commencé à tracer le cadre et le cercle dans lesquels un spécimen de parasite aurait dû être figuré. Environ une soixantaine de feuillets blancs est placée entre les feuillets forts; peut-être devaient ils recevoir un texte manuscrit. Au moment de la confection de ce manuscrit, Arthur de Montméja venait juste de collaborer à la célèbre Clinique photographique de l'hôpital Saint-Louis (1868) avec Alfred Hardy; désigné chef du service photographique spécialement créé, il dirigea l'atelier où furent réalisés les premiers clichés et il fit paraître cette publication illustrant les pathologies de la peau. C'est à son maître qu'il comptait adresser ce manuscrit, certainement demeuré inachevé en raison des nombreuses activités de publications auxquelles il était occupé à l'époque. Montméja fut chef de clinique ophtalmologique; après avoir travaillé pour la Clinique d’Alfred Hardy, il publie, avec Jules Rengade et Désiré-Magloire Bourneville, la Revue photographique des hôpitaux de Paris (1869-1872), célèbre pour ses clichés représentant les maux et les pathologies du corps humains les plus rares et les plus spectaculaire. Propriétaire du château de Rouffilac (Carlux, Dordogne), il décède en 1910. Manque au dos. Quelques rousseurs pâles, une petite tâche en marge de 2 feuillets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1869 - 1869 Wisden Cricketers Almanac, Facsimile Wrappers

      1869. On offer here is an 1869 Wisden Cricketers Almanac in entirely original condition apart from the facsimile wrappers. 1869 is commonly regarded as the second scarcest Wisden after the 1875 edition. The copy on offer here has been recently fitted with facsimile wrappers which are in excellent, as new condition. The remainder of the book is entirely original. The title page has the odd very minor mark and the contents page has a little, very light foxing as does the last page - at page 120. Apart from this the contents are in absolutely immaculate, clean condition - original, unmarked and clean. A really excellent example of a very scarce year.

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        Die Schleswig-Holsteinische Ritterschaft. (Alles Erschienene)

      Heiberg Schleswig 1869 ( Ohne Verfasserangabe: Laut Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog herausgegeben von: Ahlefeldt, Louis von ; Rumohr Drüllt, Wulf August von ) Mit farbig und in Silber lithographiertem Titelblatt, 22 Seiten Text mit genealogischen Angaben zu der Familie von Ahlefeldt, 2 Wappentafeln (davon 1 chromolithographiert: *Wappen von Ahlefeldt Baron von Dehn 1783* ), 9 doppelseitige Ahnentafeln, 3 Tabellen, sowie 8 doppelseitigen Anlagen (weitere Stammbäume ). Behandelt wird die Familie von Ahlefeldt, ferner auf Stammtafeln derer von Dehn - derer von Praun - derer von Heinen - derer von Lövendal - derer von Plüskow - derer von Benzon, Ohldr mit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschildchen *Familie von Ahlefeldt* auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. 4° ( 29 x 22,5 cm ). Einband stärker angeschmutzt sowie berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, oberes Kapital beschädigt. Innen Textseiten teils stärker stockfleckig, sonst gelegentlich etwas stockfleckig. Die chromolithographierten Tafeln von guter Erhaltung wie auch die Stammbäume. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Schleswig-Holstein, Ritterschaft, Ritter, Adel, Ahlefeldt, Dehn, Praun, Heinen, Lövendal, Plüskow, Benzon, Rumohr

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        The Works of W Thackeray Including: Vanity Fair, Pendennis, Barry Lyndon, etc

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1869, 1886., 1869. 24 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary half dark green morocco by Riviere with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decoration to spines in 3 compartments; light green cloth boards with gilt rule; top edges gilt; marbled end papers. With illustrations by the author. Spines evenly faded to brown. Binding a little bumped. A very decorative, sound set in an old leather binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Kinder auf einem Steg am Wasser sitzend.

      - Aquarell und Kohle, Buntstifte, über Bleistift, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts unten monogrammiert „E. L.". 21,8:18,3 cm. Nach dieser Zeichnung entstand ein uns ebenfalls vorliegender Farbholzschnitt (siehe die folgende Nr.), der bis auf das Format, dort Querformat, und der kleinen Ortschaft am Fuße der Berge im Hintergrund links sowie eines näheren Ausschnittes, motivisch weitgehend übereinstimmt. Eva Langkammer war als Malerin und Graphikerin in Berlin tätig. Ihr Studium absolvierte sie in Dresden bei J. Walter-Kurau (1869-1932), in München an der privaten Kunstschule von H. Knirr (1862-1944) und bei H. Groeber (1865-1935) sowie in Berlin bei L. Corinth (1858-1925). Sie war Mitglied im Reichsverband bildender Künstler, Berlin, und in der Allgemeinen Deutschen Kunstgenossenschaft.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        [Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea] Veinte Mil Leguas de Viaje Submarino

      Madrid: Establecimiento Tipografico de Tomas Rey y Compania, 1869. First Edition. Very Good. Riou; Hildibrand. First edition in Spanish, and the earliest edition of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea known in book form, preceding the French and English editions. Two parts in one volume, 247, 287 pp. + 2 page index, with illustrations by Riou and Hildibrand. Brown leather spine over brown pebbled cloth, floral patterned end papers. Rubbing, soiling, and light chipping to cloth. Several stains to fore edge. Pages toned, with foxing and occasional staining. One page toward rear is torn, missing the bottom quarter. Rear hinge is exposed, though binding is intact. An exceptionally rare copy of Verne's science fiction masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Large Game Shooting in Thibet and the North West

      London: Harrison, 59, Pall Mall, Bookseller to The Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, 1869. First edition. With 12 full-page mounted albumen photographs (8 x 6 inches) and folding plate. viii, 68 pp. 2 vols. 4to. Original green cloth, gilt, gilt stamped head of sheep on upper cover. Inscribed on title-page "Richard Hamilton with love 18th December, 1876." Near fine copy. Bookplate. First edition. With 12 full-page mounted albumen photographs (8 x 6 inches) and folding plate. viii, 68 pp. 2 vols. 4to. Original Albumen Photographs. In this work, Kinloch details the natural history of Ibex, Ovis ammon, Tibetan antelopes, and other game, coupled with his hunting experiences. [with:] Large Game Shooting in Thibet and the North West ... 2nd Series. London: Harrison, 1876. With 11 photogravure plates. viii, 54 pp. Near fine copy, same inscription on title. Green cloth gilt, with yak head on upper cover (slight wear to spine ends). A superior set of these standard books. Czech. pp. 118-119

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        Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie

      London: Thomas McLean, 1869. Lithograph, printed in colours, by H.M. Long. Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) was the nineteenth century chronicler par excellence of the American West. He undertook several expeditions to the Rocky Mountains and Yosemite Valley, where he made sketches of what would later become his most famous paintings. This particular work depicts light breaking through a bank of thunderclouds above a valley. Indians on foot and on horseback dash down a mountainside toward an encampment of teepees on the valley floor. This image epitomizes American nineteenth century landscape painting at its most intense and rapturous. This chromolithograph was issued by Thomas McLean as a pair to The Rocky Mountains (Landers Peak) . It was reported at the time that no fewer than twenty, and as many as thirty, stones were used to capture the rich, sumptuous palette of the original painting, which is now in the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Nancy Anderson and Linda S. Ferber, Albert Bierstadt Art & Enterprise , pp. 274-275, number 79, figure 90, illustrated in colour page 292; Deak, Picturing America , number 811 illustrated.

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        Little Women: Or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy (First Part)

      Roberts Brothers 1869 Good Hardcover. 341 pages plus 10 pages of publisher's ads in rear. "End of Part First. Part Second, completing Little Women, is published in a volume to match this." at bottom of page 341. Purple cloth stamped in gilt with title in oval design. Purple color on spine faded. Illustrated by Amy Alcott with 4 b&w plates. First edition, early issue with no "Part First" on spine. This copy is the second state, the first state has 1868 on title page. Previous owner's signature on verso of frontispiece, embossed stamp of bookseller on first blank page.

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        A Description Of the New York Central Park

      New York: F. J. Huntington And Co., 1869. First Edition . Good in the original highly decorated, publisher's binding of full leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine, gilt text in one compartment and gilt tool work in the remaining compartments. The boards are decorated with gilt borders and a circular emblem containing the initials "CP". The end sheets are marbled paper and the leather turn-ins have been decorated with gilt dentelle. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6 1/2" with the leather joints heavily worn and rubbed, as are the tips of the boards where the leather has worn through to the underlying boards. The front hinge has separated and the first signature and front fee end sheet have been reattached to the text block in a reversible procedure. 206 pages of text illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, two maps of the park and with 100 steel engravings throughout.

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        Report of Surveys Across the Continent, in 1867-'68, on the Thirty-Fifth and Thirty-Second Parallels, for a Route Extending the Kansas Pacific Railway to the Pacific Ocean at San Francisco and San Diego

      Philadelphia 1869 - pp. 250 + folding profile (but lacking folding map). Modern red cloth binding with minimal wear, contents clean, profile in very good condition. An important railway survey that that opened vast areas of the west to public knowledge. This report describes efforts to determine the best route for extending the Kansas Pacific line from the end of the track in western Kansas to the Pacific Coast. The exploring party compared two main routes (along the 35th and 32 parallels), and the report offers detailed information about distances, elevations, settlements, and distributions of military troops and Indian tribes, as well as description of the the timber, coal, water, climate, and agricultural, mineral, and manufacturing resources of the surveyed territory. Sabin 58383; Graff 3177; Howes P-54; Farquhar 24; Edwards 190. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mansions of England in the olden Time. Re-edit J. Cobet Anderson.

      Henry Sotheran & CO, London, 1869 - 1872. 4 Bände. 74 Seiten und 104 Tafeln. In englischer Sprache. Einband in Leinen mit grober Lederoptik. Mit goldener Ornamentik- und Titelprägung. Jugendstil. Kopfgoldschnitt. Die gesamte Ausgabe stammt aus dem Nachlass von Karl Band. Die Ecken und Rückenkanten sind leicht berieben und bestoßen, teilweise minimal offen. Tafeln vereinzelt am Rand oder auf der Rückseite wenig altersfleckig. Alle Bände wurden vor Jahren von einem Buchbinder repariert. Das Gesamtwerk befindet sich daher in einer kompakten, stabilen Bindung und hat einen neuen, kunstvoll dekorativen Einband bekommen. Insgesamt sauber und gepflegt. Ein dem Alter entsprechend sehr gutes Gesamtwerk. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Architektur, Innenarchitektur, Bautechnik, Baukunst, Kultur, Grossbritanien

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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, London 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Little Women: Or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy (First Part)

      Roberts Brothers, 1869. 1st. Hardcover. Good/None. 341 pages plus 10 pages of publisher's ads in rear. "End of Part First. Part Second, completing Little Women, is published in a volume to match this." at bottom of page 341. Purple cloth stamped in gilt with title in oval design. Purple color on spine faded. Illustrated by Amy Alcott with 4 b&w plates. First edition, early issue with no "Part First" on spine. This copy is the second state, the first state has 1868 on title page. Previous owner's signature on verso of frontispiece, embossed stamp of bookseller on first blank page. Record # 409519

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        Commedia con ragionamenti e note di Niccolo' Tommaseo. Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso

      Pagnoni 1869 3 voll. in 4, testo su due colonne numerate CXIX + 622 + (1b) con 19 tavv. f.t.; 736 con 18 tavv. f.t.; 732 con 18 tavv. f.t. Tavole incise in acciaio da Giuseppe Gandini su disegno di Carlo Barbieri e Federico Faruffini. Piuttosto brunite le carte che accompagnano le tavole (non le tavole illustrate) a causa della diversa tipologia di carta. Danni riparati alle cerniere. Abrasioni in tre o quattro punti al piatto anteriore del I volume. Legatura in p. tl. coeva. Rara edizione illustrata della Commedia dantesca completa di tutte le tavole. Mambelli, 398. ITA

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        Shortest Route to California Across the Great Basin of Utah

      J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia 1869 - A hard-to-find copy in origial pink wraps. In a custom red cloth slipcase with gilt imprint. Wraps are soiled and heavily chipped on edges including a two-inch corner from the rear wrap. Spine is taped. Interior pages have some missing corners and a few soil spots and margin marks. This copy is inscribed by the author to Robert Campbell on the title page. The folding map with the route in red is in fair condition with some recent and older repairs to it. Illustrated by a History of Explorations of the Great Basin of Utah with its Topographical and Geological Character and Some Account of the Indian Tribes. Simpson's 1859 survey charted this shorter route but his full report was not published by the United States government until 1876 due to the Civil War. This earlier Lippincott publication describes the route used by the mail and the Pony Express in the 1860s. Howes S 504. Sabin 81358. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 58 pp; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        La photographie des couleurs

      é - pages 303-311 dans Les Mondes. Revue hebdomadaire des sciences [.] par l'Abbé Moigno, Paris, Bureaux des Mondes, février 1869, in-8, , demi-basane rouge de l'époque, Très rare article publié avant le tiré à part, augmenté et paru sous le titre "Solution générale du problème de la photographie des couleurs". Avec celui de Louis Ducos du Hauron (1837-1920): "Les couleurs en photographie, solution du problème", le mémoire de Charles Cros (1842-1888) est l'une des deux premières publications au sujet de l'invention de la photographie en couleur. Bien avant eux, plusieurs tentatives avaient été faites pour essayer de fixer, en vain, les couleurs. Entre autres, les essais d'Edmond Becquerel, qui en 1848 fixa les couleurs du spectre solaire sur une plaque de cuivre, n'aboutirent pas à une solution pratique. "«La plaquette reprend l'essentiel d'une communication faite a? l'Acade?mie des sciences deux ans auparavant (1867) et un article publie? dans Les Mondes, pe?riodique scientifique dirige? par l'abbe? Moigno (25 fe?vrier 1869)" (En Français dans le texte). Les premiers essais en photographie de Charles Cros furent tout à fait exceptionnels; et là, l'histoire en garda la mémoire : en 1882, il réalisa ses premières épreuves colorées d'après "Le Printemps" d'Edouard Manet. Mais les applications de ses recherches en restèrent là car le procédé de Ducos du Hauron avait été préféré. N'oublions pas de signaler que Charles Cros est aussi le génial inventeur du phonographe dont il présenta le procédé en 1877. (cf. DBF, IX, 1279). Malgré des estampilles de la Bibliothéque de l'Institut, bon exemplaire, dans sa première reliure, frais, de cette texte fondateur de la photographie en couleurs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition to be printed in America (after the scarce first American edition made from sheets given to Appleton from the suppressed 1865 British edition). Very Good. Contemporary owner inscription on first blank page. Light rubbing to cloth, fading at spine and top edge of upper board. Front hinge slightly tender. Pages toned, with light general wear. First edition.

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        Log of Midshipman F.L. Campbell Recording His Service Aboard Eight British Naval Vessels, 1869 - 1874.

      Folio, unpaginated. About 300 pages of manuscript entries. Ink charts, pencil drawings and ink and watercolor drawings. Much of Campbell's time was spent on ships in the Mediterranean, but about a third of his entries cover two cruises to the West Indies and Bermuda. Campbell's account begins in Portsmouth, where he was stationed ashore. After a couple of months he transferred to "HMS Bristol", which sailed to the West Indies in October 1869, returning to Portsmouth in January, 1870. Campbell then steamed to Malta aboard "HMS Lord Warden." After a few months on station there he transferred to "HMS Caledonia" for a Med cruise, stopping at Syracuse, Suda Bay, Crete, Smyrna, Rhodes, Palermo, Gibraltar, Naples and Lisbon. In January 1872 he split his time between "HMS Caledonia" and "HMS Defense." This was followed by a six month hitch on "HMS Agincourt" in drydock in Devonport. In early 1873 Campbell transferred to "HMS Narcissus" for a tour of the coast of Spain and a second voyage to the West Indies, stopping at Barbados, Tobago, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Antigua, Nevis, St. Thomas, Santa Domingo, Jamaica and Nassau. In these waters they performed Fleet Evolutions under steam, then cruised north to Halifax, and back to Gibraltar, Spain, and Malta. Campbell's entries are brief, but they cover every significant detail of each day, including evolutions, deaths, courts martial, payments to the crew, repairs, drills and exercises, and sights and events. As was the practice for officers of his time and station in the Royal Navy, Campbell illustrated his journal with eighteen handsome track charts done in ink and watercolor (some folding), two watercolor illustrations of shipboard rigging, and three pencil recognition views. It also contains a vintage piece of shipboard printing - a 4to broadside entitled "An Humble Tribute of Respect to the memory of our late worthy Captain C.S.S. Stanhope... Dedicated to their shipmates by the C.C.C. AMATEURS of H.M. Ship Caledonia," a funeral ode of ten four line stanzas,signed W.M. This journal provides a good overview of life in the Victorian Royal Navy, a rare piece of shipboard printing, and some nicely executed charts and views. Bound in full mottled calf with red morocco spine label.

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        Les lettres persanes

      1869 - (8), XVI, 330 pp., (10), 9pl. Paris, Louis Lacour, Académie des bibliophiles, 1869, in-4, (8), XVI, 330 pp, (10), 9pl. h.t, belle reliure dans le style du XVIIIème signée Marius Michel, plein maroquin violine richement orné de motifs dorés sur les deux plats, dos à nerfs également orné de motifs dorés, tranches dorées, dentelles intérieures, Tirage limité à 525 exemplaires, publication de Louis Lacour, bibliothécaire à Sainte-Geneviève et administrateur de l'Académie des Bibliophiles. Un des 493 exemplaires sur vergé (n°453), enrichi d'une suite de deux états de 9 gravures gravées par E. Boilvin d’après Ed. de Beaumont et A. d'Aubin pour le portrait-frontispice. Très bel exemplaire, joliment relié par Marius Michel. Intérieur propre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of Surveys Across the Continent, in 1867-'68, on the Thirty-Fifth and Thirty-Second Parallels, for a Route Extending the Kansas Pacific Railway to the Pacific Ocean at San Francisco and San Diego

      Philadelphia, 1869. Hardcover. Good. pp. 250 + folding profile (but lacking folding map). Modern red cloth binding with minimal wear, contents clean, profile in very good condition. An important railway survey that that opened vast areas of the west to public knowledge. This report describes efforts to determine the best route for extending the Kansas Pacific line from the end of the track in western Kansas to the Pacific Coast. The exploring party compared two main routes (along the 35th and 32 parallels), and the report offers detailed information about distances, elevations, settlements, and distributions of military troops and Indian tribes, as well as description of the the timber, coal, water, climate, and agricultural, mineral, and manufacturing resources of the surveyed territory. Sabin 58383; Graff 3177; Howes P-54; Farquhar 24; Edwards 190.

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        The Secrets of the Art of dyeing Wool, Cotton, and Linen, including bleaching and coloring Wool and Cotton Hosiery and Random-yarns. A Treatise based on Economy and Practice

      1869. HASERICK, Ernest C. The Secrets of the Art of dyeing Wool, Cotton, and Linen, including bleaching and coloring Wool and Cotton Hosiery and Random-yarns. A Treatise based on Economy and Practice. [8], 131, [1] pp., plus xxxvi, [1] leaves with 323 mounted fabric samples of wool, cotton, linen, and yarn, pressed between double leaves of paper, with printing & oval die-cut windows showing the samples. 8vo., 215 x 135 mm, bound in original full navy blue calf, gilt lettering & ruling on spine, gilt ruling on covers, marbled endpapers. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Welch, Bigelow, Printers to the University, 1869. |~||~||~||~||~||~| First Edition of this early American work on dyeing fabrics and textiles. The author details the purity of the water to cleanse the fibers, proper preparation for dyeing the threads and woven textiles, specific instructions for the equipment, base dye materials, and how to produce 100-pound batches of dyed wool, cotton, and linen. All of the plates are keyed to each numbered section specifically describing the composition of dye and minerals to produce the given shade of colour, including cotton stockings, tights for the ballet, forty-percent wool stockings, with such colours as indigo, Prussian blue, salmon fugitive, Nankeen, Rust Yellow, and many others. Ernest Haserick (1819-1899) was born in Saxony and apprenticed as a dyer with Glauchau and Chemnitz from 1833-1839. He eventually immigrated to the United States and worked as a dyer for the Bay State Mills in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and then the Carpet Factory in Lowell until 1853, when he founded his own company. Joints cracked but holding fine. Lawrie 295. Bibliotheca Tinctoria 501. Edelstein 3111.

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        Alice\'s Abenteuer im Wunderland, aus dem Englischen von Antonie Zimmermann, mit 42 Illustrationen von John Tenniel,

      Leipzig, Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1869. 1. Deutsche Ausgabe, mit einem Frontispiz und 41 Textillustrationen von John Tenniel, 13x19, grünes illustriertes O Ln mit je einer goldgeprägten Vignette auf der Vorder- und Rückdecke (Alice mit dem Ferkel-Baby und Grinse-Katze) sowie Vollgoldschnitt, am Fuße des Buchrückens mit der goldgeprägten Beschriftung Macmillan SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR im gleichen Jahr mit der kollationsgleichen, deutschsprachigen Ausgabe London, Macmillan.Die erste, von Carroll selbst autorisierte, Übersetzung überhaupt des bald international berühmten Werkes, das mit seinen vielen Kalauern, Wortspielereien, Rätseln, Nonsense-Wörtern und -Reimen einen besonderen Reiz auch fur Erwachsene hatte und den englischen Wortschatz bereicherte, allerdings für die Übertragung in andere Sprachen besondere Herausforderungen bot. - Die Erzählung des Oxforder Geistlichen und Mathematikdozenten entstand während einer gemeinsamen Bootsfahrt auf der Themse mit den Töchtern seines Kollegen Liddell, besonders für die zehnjährige Alice Pleasance Liddell. Da durch die Familie des Mädchens alle Dokumente vernichtet wurden, bleiben die Beziehung und emotionale Verbindung zwischen dem 30jährigen Dodgson und dem Mädchen Gegenstand von Spekulation und Interpretation. (Lex. KJL I, 23f). Durchgehend mehr oder minder leicht fleckig Versand D: 5,00 EUR Li 44457, Erstausgaben, i

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        Der Malayische Archipel. Die Heimath von Orang-Utan und Paradiesvogel. Reiseerlebnisse und Studien über Land und Leute. Mit 51 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen und 9 Karten.

      Braunschweig: George Westermann, 1869. 2 Bände (komplett). XX, 435, X, 490 S. 22 x 15 cm. Pappbände der Zeit. Einbände mit Folie sauber überzogen, leicht schief gelesen; sonst gut erhalten. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Malaiischer Archipel, Forschungsreise, Geografie, Reiseliteratur

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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

      - London - Smith, Elder & Co. 1869 - A handsome and finely bound copy ofThe Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. With numerous illustrations and 690 plates, collated complete. In a bindingby E Riley and Son. Including Vanity Fair (in two volumes), Pendennis (in two volumes), The Newcomes (in two volumes), Henry Esmond, The Virginians (in two volumes), The Adventures of Philip (in two volumes), The Paris Sketch Book, The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. , The Irish Sketch Book, The Book of Snobs, Burlesques, The Christmas Books, Ballads and Tales, The Four Georges, Roundabout Papers, Dennis Duval, Catherine: A Story, and two later published Miscellaneous Essays, and Contributions to Punch. A nineteenth century novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was known for his comprehensive portrait of English society through satirical novels. Born in Calcutta but raised away from his family in England, Thackeray idled away the first half of his life. Following his marriage Thackeray began writing for his life , as he described it. He took up journalism, something he had dabbled with in the past, and wrote art critiques, short sketches, and reviewed books. He started writing longer works of fiction and contributed to Punch magazine as well. In the latter part of his life he achieved greater acclaim for his work and was considered the equal of Charles Dickens. Complete in 24 volumes. Condition: In a morocco bindingby E Riley and Sonwith gilt detail and fore-edges. Externally, very smart with light handling marks to boards. Light bumping to spines. Bookplate to front pastedown. Hinges occasionallyslightly strained but sound toall. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with light offsetting to plates. Light water marks to front blanks and title page to Vol 10 and 22. Overall: NEAR FINE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        May's guide to farming in New Zealand : arranged for the seasons and climate : with a comprehensive calendar of the operations for each month in the year BOUND WITH : The Australasian Farmers' Guide. To Be Annually Enlarged

      G.T. Chapman, Auckland 1869 - Undated, ca. 1869. 18.5 cm, 128 & 184 pp, cloth over boards with leather spine. Small name to fornt pastedown. Lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Stadt Durlach.

      Emmerling, Heidelberg 1869 - ( Erste Ausgabe ) X, 691 Seiten mit einer lithographierten Ansicht als Frontispiz " Durlach vor dem Brande von 1689 ", Lithographie von C. Ratzel, Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, 8°. Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Einbandrücken am oberen Kapital etwas beschädigt, Bindung gelockert. Innen durchgehend etwas stock- oder fingerfleckig ( Lithographie am Außenrand und Titelblatt stärker fleckig ), erste 50 und letzte 50 Seiten mit schwachem Wasserrand im oberen Bereich. Einige Seiten angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig. 1 Seiten mit 2 kleinen Einrissen im Außenrand ( diese unschön mit einer Klebemarke hinterlegt ). ( Gewicht 700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Promenades pittoresques en Touraine. Histoire, Légendes, monuments, paysages.

      Tours, Alfrd Mame et Fils, 1869. - Grand in-8 de VIII et 592 pages, illustré de cent quatre-vingts gravures sur bois d'après Karl Girardet et Français et une carte du département d'Indre-et-Loire. Rousseurs éparses. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné de caissons dorés, tranches dorées, plats de percaline rouge. Coins émoussés. Bel exemplaire. M. L'Abbé C. CHEVALIER : Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur, secrétaire perpétuel de la société d'agriculture, science, arts et belles-lettres d'Indre-et-Loire, vice-président de la société archéologique de Touraine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire naturelle des mammifères. ?Faune des vertébrés de la Suisse?, Vol. 1.

      Genève & Bâle, H. Georg, 1869, - gr. in-8vo, 2 ff. (faux-titre + titre) + 410 p. + 1 ff. (Errata) + 8 planches lithogr. dont 5 coloriées, exemplaire sans rousseurs, envoi manuscrit de l?auteur collé à l?int. du premier plat ? hommage respectueux de son auteur .Victor Fatio?, exemplaire de F.C. Noll (e.a.: Naturgesch. d. Menschen) avec son nom ms. sur titre, reliure en demi-toile de l?époque, filets, titre et tomaison dorés au dos. Bon exemplaire. Première édition avec envoi de l?auteur. Les planches en couleurs montrent les Chauve-Souris: Miniopterus Schreibersii - Vespertilio mystacinus (Leisler) et varietas / Moles: Sorex vulgaris (Linné) - Leucodon Araneus (Schreber) - Leuc. microurus (Fatio) / Souris: Mus poschiavinus (Fatio) Les planches en n./bl. sont de nature anatomique. Dans l?ouvrage se trouve un dessin original non relié, en couleur avec texte ms. ?Canis vulpes neonatus /mit herzlichen Grüssen? (papier 13x18.5). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen Zoologische Buchillustration 1332 (la collection compl. ?Faune et vertébrés? en 5 vols in 6). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reisen in Indien und Hochasien. Eine Darstellung der Landschaft, der Cultur und Sitten der Bewohner, in Verbindung mit klimatischen und geologischen Verhältnissen. Basirt auf die Resultate der wissenschaftlichen Mission von Hermann, Adolph und Robert von Schlagintweit ausgeführt in den Jahren 1854 - 1858. Erster Band: Indien. Mit 2 Karten, 7 landschaftlichen Ansichten und 2 Gruppenbildern von Eingeborenen in Tondruck. Zweiter Band: Hochasien: I. Der Himálaya von Bhután bis Kashmir. Mit 7 landschaftlichen Ansichten in Tondruck und 3 Tafeln topographischer Gebirgsprofile. Dritter Band: Hochasien: II. Tibet; zwischen der Himálaya- und der Karakorúm-Kette. Mit 5 landschaftlichen Ansichten in Tondruck, 3 Tafeln topographischer Gebirgsprofile und 1 Karte des westlichen Hochasien. Vierter Band: Hochasien: III. Ost-Turkistán und Umgebungen. Nebst wissenschaftlichen Zusammenstellungen über die Höhengebiete und über die thermischen Verhältnisse. Mit 5 landschaftlichen Ansichten in Tondruck, 3 Tafeln topographischer Gebirgsprofile, sowie mit Tabellen und Curvendarstellungen.

      Jena, Costenoble, 1869 - 1880. 4 Bde. XXXVI + 589 + 2, XVIII + 2 n.n. + 468, XXI + 3 n.n. + 335, XV + 3 n.n. + 556 S. Priv. Lwd. späterer Zeit. EA. Mit allen Tafeln und Karten. - Ehem. Bibliotheks-St. a. T., kl. Exlibris-St. a. fl. V., neugebunden. Gute Exemplare. - Schlagintweit, (1826 - 1882), studierte in München und Berlin, unternahm mehrere wissenschaftliche Reisen in die Alpen (1846-48, 1851) sowie nach England und Schottland (1851) und habilitierte sich 1851 an der Univ. Berlin für Geographie. 1854-57 reiste Schlagintweit im Auftrag der Ostindischen Kompanie und mit Unterstützung der preuß. Regierung zusammen mit seinen Brüdern Adolf und Robert durch Indien und Zentralasien und berichtete in mehreren umfangreichen Werken über die Ergebnisse dieser Expeditionen (Reisen in Indien und Hochasien, 4 Bde., 1869-80; Results of a Scientific Mission to India and High Asia, 4 Bde., 1861-66). Nach seiner Rückkehr lebte er in Berlin, München und auf seinem Gut Jägersburg bei Forchheim. Schlagintweit war Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (seit 1863), der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und wurde 1859 nobilitiert. (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Reise

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        Monographie der Molluskengattung Venus, Linné. I. Band: Subgenus Cytherea Samarck. - [II. Band]: Subgenus Sunetta Link (ohne separatem Titel).

      Cassel, Theodor Fischer 1869. 2°. Titel, 217(5) S. u. 126 S. Mit zus. 99 meist farb. lithogr. Tafeln Halbleinenbd. d. Zt. m. fragm. Rückenschild. Deckelbezüge erneuert, Vorsätze und Titel stark gebräunt u. rissig, ges. Buchblock im rechten Seitensteg, wasserrandig, Tafeln z. Tl. stockfleckig. Abhandlung über die Muscheln der Ordnung Veneroida. - Erschien innerhalb des großen, 1854-82 erschienenen Werkes `Novitates Conchologicae. Beschreibung und Abbildung neuer Conchylien`. Das Werk erschien in 2 Serien: Serie I, Mollusca extramarina (1854-1879), hgg. v. Ludwig Georg Karl Pfeiffer und Serie II, Mollusca marina (1862-1882), hgg. v. Wilhelm Dunker. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Conchologie, Zoologie, Biologie, Weichtiere, Muscheln, Schalenweichtieren

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        Collection of 41 Autograph Letter, signed from Flora to Will & 23 Autograph Letter, signed from Will to Flora

      1869. 1 vols. 8vo. Generally in very good condition, many with their original envelopes. 1 vols. 8vo. Flora Payne was the sister of Oliver Hazard Payne of Cleveland, William C. Whitney's roommate at Yale. After graduation, Payne and Whitney kept in touch and visited frequently, and it was on one of these visits, in 1868, that Flora and William were introduced. The letters are primarily love letters exchanged during their engagement, while Flora resided in Cleveland with her family, and Whitney sought to build his law practice in New York. Flora Payne and William Collins Whitney were married on October 13, 1869.Flora Payne had a far broader and more liberal education than most young women of her day. After attending the Cleveland Seminary for young ladies and the Spingler Institute in New York, she traveled to Cambridge to attend a seminary for young ladies conducted by the naturalist Louis Agassiz, which later evolved into Radcliffe College. Flora was widely traveled, having spent the several years during the Civil War in Europe. While abroad, she had sent letters home to the Cleveland Daily Record, and their publication brought her local celebrity.In the course of the correspondence, Flora's increasing respect for Whitney's profession emerges: on several occasions she mentions following his cases in the papers, and speaks of her realization that law is "a Christian profession." Her independence of spirit is also clear:"A woman with a mind of her own is certainly the most formidible thing in creation--She may rule even though she tramples on those she rules ... [E]ven the lesser women may hold the reins of the connubial chariot if she gilds them a little!" (Jan. 22, 1869)The letters reveal a lively intellectual relationship between Flora and Will, with frequent discussion of books and ideas; she refers to him several times as "my philosopher.""I hope, Flo, that by the by when our lives are lived together we shall be persistently assistant to each other intellectually. We must certainly read and think upon the same things by and by and have mutual intellectual sympathies." (April 7, 1869).

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        Woman\'s work and woman\'s culture. A series of essays.

      London, Macmillan, 1869. LXIV, 367 Seiten. Blauer Orig.-Leinenband. *Erste Ausgabe, sehr seltenes und bedeutendes Werk aus der Frühzeit der europäischen Frauenbewegung. Die Herausgeberin Josefine Butler versammelt hier Essays von viktorianischen Feministinnen und einigen männlichen Unterstützern, das Vorwort stammt von ihr selbst. Josefine Butler (1828-1906) begann im gleichen Jahr 1869 ihre berühmte Kampagne gegen die \"Contagious Diseases Acts\" (rigide und entwürdigende Regierungserlasse zur Gesundheitskontrolle von Prostituierten). In den 16 Jahren bis dieser Erlass aufgehoben wurde, \"veränderte die Kampagne die politische Landschaft. Mit der Kampagne wurden soziale und sexuelle Konventionen hinterfragt, die nie zuvor öffentlich diskutiert wurden. Die Kampagne radikalisierte zahlreiche Frauen, härtete sie ab gegenüber öffentlichen Angriffen und Verleumdungen und schuf eine Infrastruktur des öffentlichen Protests\" (Philipps, S. 86). - Leicht gebräunt, Einband geringfügig altersfleckig, insgesamt gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (1ST US Edition)

      LEE AND SHEPARD, BOSTON 1869 - First US Edition, First Printing A handsome rare example of the first American edition, first printing in beautiful condition. (after the very scarce first American edition made from sheets given to Appleton from the suppressed 1865 British edition, of which very few survived) The beautiful book has burgundy cloth boards in great condition with a gilt image to the front of Alice and faded gilt titles to the spine. The book has benefited from being rebacked with all the original materials intact, which has made for a very strong tight binding. The scarce slightly nicked original dark brown coated end papers are present with no owner names and no bookstore stamps. Inscription to the first blank internal page. The book has no edgewear, and entire outer page block still maintains the original bright gilt application. All the pages are present with some light handling marks, and a few nicks or an occasional tiny scant foxing mark. Three pages have the page numbers marked out in pencil (page 153, 154, 155). Please see the many detailed images. No dust jacket. A very handsome example of this classic, fragile, highly collectible book at a great price for this title in the original binding with original end papers present. Presents well on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other rare titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Phantasmagoria and Other Poems.

      London: Macmillan & Co.,, 1869. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, gilt designs to front and rear boards, brown coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Faint ink stamp to front pastedown, bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. A fine copy. First edition, second issue, with the cancel title page and page 87 correctly numbered as page 78 in the Table of Contents.

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        Log of Midshipman F.L. Campbell Recording His Service Aboard Eight British Naval Vessels, 1869 - 1874.

      Folio, unpaginated. About 300 pages of manuscript entries. Ink charts, pencil drawings and ink and watercolor drawings. Much of Campbell's time was spent on ships in the Mediterranean, but about a third of his entries cover two cruises to the West Indies and Bermuda. Campbell's account begins in Portsmouth, where he was stationed ashore. After a couple of months he transferred to "HMS Bristol", which sailed to the West Indies in October 1869, returning to Portsmouth in January, 1870. Campbell then steamed to Malta aboard "HMS Lord Warden." After a few months on station there he transferred to "HMS Caledonia" for a Med cruise, stopping at Syracuse, Suda Bay, Crete, Smyrna, Rhodes, Palermo, Gibraltar, Naples and Lisbon. In January 1872 he split his time between "HMS Caledonia" and "HMS Defense." This was followed by a six month hitch on "HMS Agincourt" in drydock in Devonport. In early 1873 Campbell transferred to "HMS Narcissus" for a tour of the coast of Spain and a second voyage to the West Indies, stopping at Barbados, Tobago, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Antigua, Nevis, St. Thomas, Santa Domingo, Jamaica and Nassau. In these waters they performed Fleet Evolutions under steam, then cruised north to Halifax, and back to Gibraltar, Spain, and Malta. Campbell's entries are brief, but they cover every significant detail of each day, including evolutions, deaths, courts martial, payments to the crew, repairs, drills and exercises, and sights and events. As was the practice for officers of his time and station in the Royal Navy, Campbell illustrated his journal with eighteen handsome track charts done in ink and watercolor (some folding), two watercolor illustrations of shipboard rigging, and three pencil recognition views. It also contains a vintage piece of shipboard printing - a 4to broadside entitled "An Humble Tribute of Respect to the memory of our late worthy Captain C.S.S. Stanhope... Dedicated to their shipmates by the C.C.C. AMATEURS of H.M. Ship Caledonia," a funeral ode of ten four line stanzas,signed W.M. This journal provides a good overview of life in the Victorian Royal Navy, a rare piece of shipboard printing, and some nicely executed charts and views. Bound in full mottled calf with red morocco spine label.

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        Ancient Porcelain: A Study in Chinese Medieval Industry and Trade.:

      A paper in Journal of the North-China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, New series, No.V. December 1868., Shanghae: A.H. de Carvalho 1869 - Whole journal included, though without some prelims. Also includes A. Wylie, Itinerary of a journey through the provinces of Hoo-pih, Sze-chuen and Shen-se. pp.(153)-258. Rebound in buckram. A very good copy

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        L'homme qui rit

      Librairie internationale Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie 1869 - - Librairie internationale Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie, ParisBruxelles 1869, In-8 (15x23cm), 381pp. ; 301pp. et 291pp. ; 384pp., 4 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale, sans mention d'édition. Reliures de l'époque en demi chagrin vieux rouge janséniste. Auteur et titre dorés. Coins frottés, deux légèrement repliés. Intérieurs très frais, totalement exempt de rousseurs (quelques très rares piqûres sur l'ensemble) avec quelques cahiers légèrement brunis. Le feuillet de faux-titre de la table du tome 2 est présent mais sans la table qui n'a pas été reliée in-fine. Agréable exemplaire, sans mention d'édition, établi dans une bonne reliure du temps. Certainement le chef-d'oeuvre de Hugo dans le domaine romanesque, baroque et sombre, où le style évoluant par antithèses et oxymores est poussé jusqu'à ses extrêmes limites, et dans lequel se reconnaîtront les Surréalistes. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition without edition statement. Binders of the time half shagreen old red Jansenist. Author and title browned. Rubbed corners, both slightly bent. Very fine interiors, completely free of foxing with some notebooks lightly browned. Nice copy without edition statement, drawn up in a good binding time. 381pp. ; 301pp. et 291pp. ; 384pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas der Hautkrankheiten, 7. Lief.: Acne Disseminata, Sycosis, Acne Rosacea, Milium, Vitiligoidea, Molluscum, Licghen Pilaris.

      - Wien, Druck der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1869, Gr.-Folio, (4 pp.), pp.59-83, (1), 12 farblith. Tafeln und 12 Umrisstafeln, orig. Halbleienmappe; Text etwas fleckig; Nach der Natur gemalt von Dr. Anton Elfinger (1821-1864) und Carl Heitzmann (1836-1896), lith. von Dr. Carl Heitzmann. Lith. Farbendruck aus der k.k. Hof. und Staatsdruckerei in Wien. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Substitute. An English Farce

      Edinburgh: William Grant, 1869. 21, [1] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son, wrongly ascribed to [Wilkie] Collins on one label. Near fine, light wear to tail of spine. 21, [1] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Unrecorded. An unrecorded dramatic adaptation, or perhaps precedent, of James Payn's short story "An Aunt by Marriage," collected in 1879 volume of his short stories, High Spirits. We find record of the play being produced in London in 1876, but no record of this Edinburgh (or any other) printing of the play.

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