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        Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

      Macmillan 1872 - (37th Thousand), Hardback, no dust jacket, full leather, Professionally rebound, probably in the last 10 years, Covers and spine in very good condition, no signs of wear, spine a little faded, Internally in good condition, pages crisp but some small marks and fingerprints on edges also some specks of foxing on a few pages, Some foxing to first and last pages, End papers replaced, Pages have probably had the edges trimmed a little [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        'WINE MAKING In CALIFORNIA' [as published in] The Overland Monthly. Vol 7. No. 6, December 1871. Vol. 8. No. 1, January 1872. Vol. 8. No. 2, February 1872. Vol. 8. No. 5, May 1872.

      San Francisco: John H. Carmany & Co., Publishers. 1871 - 1872. 4 issues. No. I, "Early Difficulties", pp. 489 - 497. No. II, "Later Triumphs", pp. 34 - 41. No. III, "Processes and Varieties", pp. 105 - 109. No. IV, "Conclusion", pp. 393 - 398. Text double column. Arpad Haraszthy, son of Agoston Haraszthy, a man known as one of the most famous 19th C. California wine men. Hence, it is not surprising, that as a young man, Arpad was sent to France to study wine, specifically sparking wines, returning to California, eventually becoming a respected producer of sparkling wines. In this series of 4 articles, Haraszthy assesses, and comments on, the state of viticulture & wine-making in California. "They are candid, hopeful, aspiring to perfection for wine-making in California. ... A number of the practices Arpad Haraszthy described have changed with time, and a century more of experience has made us less sanguine about the patterns of both weather and the economy of the industry. Yet there are few theroies given in these articles written in 1871 that wine men of the last quarter of the twentieth century would completely reject. Some they would debate, but the majority of Arpad Haraszthy's ideas remain valid." [Ruth Teiser, Catherine Harroun. Intro to the 1978 BCC reissue]. A rare gathering of Harszthy's significant work, documenting the history of the California wine industry. Edgewear & soiling. 1st issue with front wrapper detached, and staining to rear wrapper. Overall, a VG set.

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        MANUSCRITO ORIGINAL, MEDICINA Y SECRETOS CASEROS, FCO MONROY Y OLASA, JUAN MARTI BORBONES 1872

      1872 - España. Cartoné. 145p. 1872. 20X16. Raríssimo manuscrito original de medicina escrito por Juan Martí i Borbones de una Obra original del 1739 de Francisco Monroy y Olasa con secretos añadidos por el autor. Único. Ref 16 Biblioteca Med. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Through The Looking Glass Lewis Carroll 1872 1st Am Scarce 1st American Ed w/Wade and w/98

      Good+ with no dj. First American edition, first issue. Boston: Lee & Shepard. New York: Lee, Shepard, & Dillingham, 1872. Hardcover. Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel. 5 by 7 1/2 inches bound in a dark red cloth with gilt lettering and design. Triple gilt line edge. Image of gilt queen in a circle in the middle of the front cover and a gilt king on back cover. Chocolate brown end papers. 221 pages. 1st American Edition. First State. Page 21 with Wade not Wabe. Binding is solid with front hinge starting, spine slightly cocked, covers are clean with some tearing along spine, some fraying to spine ends, no markings inside, light age toning, small loss to rear endpaper

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        De ente supernaturali. Disputationes theologicae. Nova editio pluribus mendis expurgata. 6 Bände.,

      Paris, L. Vivès, 1871-1872. - Die Bände 5 u. 6 enthalten „Adversus Baium et Baianus ad disputationes de ente supernaturali appendix"; 1873 erschienen noch zwei weitere Bände mit dem Titel „De fide, spe et caritate [.]". - Der Jesuit Joan Martinez de Ripalda wurde 1594 in Pamplona geboren und starb 1648 in Madrid. - Einbände beschabt u. etw. bestoßen. Vorderdeckeln m. Nummernschildchen. Mehrf. gestempelt. Schwach gebräunt, stockfleckig bzw. wasserrandig. - De Backer/S. V, 641, 1. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 4°. Zus. ca. 3000 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückentitel u. dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("H. McCulloch"), to J.W. Shuckus

      London 1872 - 3 pp pen and ink, on folded sheet of letterhead. 12mo. "It will not do for you Yankees to blow over us Englishmen". McCulloch (1808-1895) was appointed Secretary of the Treasury by Lincoln in 1865, continued to serve that position under Johnson, and was appointed again under Chester A. Arthur. He spent the years 1870-6 in London, working for the banking firm of Jay Cooke, McCulloch & Co. He writes from London to J.W. Shuckus of the United States. Discussing Anglo-Amercan relations, McCulloch identifies with "us Englishmen." Reading in part:"I should like to see your manuscript which touches on the administration of the Treasury ? It will not do for you Yankees to blow over us Englishmen ? I do not agree with you in what you say about the hatred of the English by the Americans. On the contrary I think that the people of both nations are inclined to be friends, and that those who stand in the way of a settlement of the Alabama question* will be forced to the wall. The truth is there are mutual dependencies between the two nations which would render a rupture between them disastrous to both. John Bull & Brother Jonathan cannot afford to fight with each other, and they will neither go to war, over the Alabama controversy, nor permit it to be much longer unsettled ?"*Refers to the Alabama Claims, a serious of claims for damages by United States against Great Britain for assisting the Confederacy during the Civil War. In 1872 international arbitration sided with the United States, and Great Britain paid $15.5 million in damages. Residue of paste on verso of first page from prior mounting, split at central crease and repaired, previous owner's small stamp on p.3. In custom blue morocco-backed drop box 3 pp pen and ink, on folded sheet of letterhead. 12mo

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        The Action of Light on Selenium" in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 25, 1877, pp. 113-117

      FIRST EDITION OF "THE FIRST DEMONSTRATION THAT ELECTRICITY COULD BE PRODUCED FROM LIGHT WITHOUT MOVING PARTS AND LED TO THE MODERN SOLAR CELL" (Wikipedia). William Grylls Adams and Richard Evans Day write of their discovery of a completely new phenomenon - "that light had caused a flow of electricity through a solid material. Adams and Day called current produced by light "photoelectric." Today, we call it "photovoltaic." (Perlin). Community Environmental Council, From Selenium to Silicon and Beyond). Note that this paper was reproduced in The Philosophical Transactions, among other venues; the publication in the Proceedings, however, was its first appearance in print. The field of solar photovoltaics began in 1872 when British engineer Willoughby Smith published a paper on the photo-sensitivity of selenium. The dream of harnessing the near limitless energy of the sun attracted a great deal of scientific attention. Many scientists began to experiment with selenium, but it wasn't until three years later (and presented in this paper) that Adams and Day discovered and proved that 'illuminating a junction between selenium and platinum has a photovoltaic effect', or, more simply said, selenium produces electricity when exposed to light (Wikipedia). Together, Adams and Day "subjected selenium to many experiments, including one in which they passed a battery-generated current through it. "After the selenium was detached from the battery, Adams and Day discovered to their surprise that the current running inside the selenium had reversed itself. To find out why the selenium had changed the direction of the electrical flow, they repeated the experiment with on e variation. After removing the selenium from the battery, they let a flame shine onto the selenium. The flame forced the current to flow in the direction opposite to that in the previous experiment. 'Here there seemed to be a case of light actually producing an electromotive force within the selenium, which in this case was opposed to and could overbalance the electromotive force' of the battery, the amazed scientists observed. "This unexpected result led Adams and Day to alter their course of investigation and to immediately examine 'whether it would be possible to start a current in the selenium merely by the action of light.' The next morning, they lit a candle an inch away from the same piece of selenium. " (Perlin, The Story of Solar Electricity, 16). The needle to their measuring device reacted immediately. Screening the selenium from light caused the needle to drop to zero. These rapid responses ruled out the possibility that the heat of the candle flame had produced the current (a phenomenon known as thermal electricity), because when heat was applied or withdrawn in thermoelectric experiments, the needle would always rise or fall slowly. "'Hence,' the investigators concluded, 'it was clear that a current could be started in the selenium by the action of the light alone.' They therefor felt confident that they had discovered something completely new: that light caused 'a flow of electricity' in a solid material. Adams and Day called current produced by light 'photoelectric'" (Perlin, 17). ALSO INCLUDED: J. J. Thomson's first experimental work, "Experiments on Contact Electricity between Non-Conductors," pp. 169-171. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor and Francis. Complete volume. 8vo. 8.5 by 5.5 inches (213 x 138mm). [4], x, [599], 5. Ex-libris with two stamps on the title page and no exterior markings whatsoever. Ten plates and In-text illustrations throughout. Handsomely rebound in half calf over aged marbled paper boards, gilt-lettered at the spine. Five gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine; each compartment gilt tooled. Marbled text block. Bright and clean throughout. Near fine condition in every way.

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        On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight edge-rubbing to cover. Previous owner inscription to fep. Some neat underlining. 1872. Sixth Edition (Thirteenth thousand). Black hardback tooled leather cover. 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). xxi, 458pp. fold out diagram. The first edition where the term "evolution" is used. .

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        The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. [First Edition, Second Issue]. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      John Murray, 1872 John Murray, 1872 8vo., First Edition; Second Issue, with 7 heliotype plates (all original tissue guards present) containing 30 images, and 21 engraved illustrations in the text, folding chart lightly dust - soiled on reverse only; original green cloth, gilt back, uncut, black endpapers, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a remarkably bright, clean, crisp copy. With 4pp of publisher's advertisements (date Nov. 1872) bound in at end. SECOND ISSUE OF THE WORK THAT LAUNCHED THE STUDY OF ETHOLOGY, THE ONLY ONE OF DARWIN'S WORKS TO BE ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS AND THE FIRST USE OF THE HELIOTYPE PROCESS TO PRODUCE THE PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES: 'several of the figures in these seven Heliotype Plates have been reproduced from photographs, instead of from the original negatives...Nevertheless they are faithful copies, and are much superior for my purpose to any drawing, however carefully executed'. This was the most immediately popular of all Darwin's books, 'written in confutation of the idea that the facial muscles of expression in man were a special endowment' (Freeman, p.30). Freeman (Darwin), 281; Freeman (BNHB), 912.

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        London A Pilgrimage

      Folio. London: Grant & Co., 1872. Folio, original brown gilt-stamped and lettered morocco, backstrip richly gilt. [xiv], xii, 191 pp. Wood-engraved half-title, frontispiece, & 52 full-page plates, each with captioned tissue guard; and 146 wood-engraved text illustrations and pictorial initials. An ex-library copy, with white tipp-ex on the backstrip and two library bookplates in the front pastedown. First English edition of this great work, preceding the first French edition (with its briefer, less informed text) by four years. This copy is in the deluxe presentation publisher?s binding, exceptionally rare thus. The book was conceived in 1868 by Jerrold, an experienced journalist; and author and artist prowled every corner of the metropolis, sometimes accompanied by plainclothes police. . ?The theme of this book had been anticipated by Matthew Arnold three years earlier when he wrote of ?London, with its unutterable external hideousness, and with its internal canker of publicé egestas, privatim opulentia - to use the words which Sallust puts into Cato?s mouth about Rome, -unequaled in the world? (Culture and Anarchy, London, 1869, p. 31). Doré?s devastating realization of the contrast of wealth and poverty in a modern metropolis makes London one of the great illustrated books of the world. The English edition antedates the French by four years (and has 6 more plates), and indeed it is a handsomer book, except for the few copies of the French edition printed on papier de Chine.? - Ray. ?If one book depicts Dickens? London in all its glory and especially misery, this is it; and it is hard to cite another book of any period which so perfectly defines a time and place in history as this book does.? Bland, A History of Book Illustration, pp. 289-90. Ray, Art of the French Illustrated Book, 251. Illustrator and the Book in England 297. Artist and the Book 86. Muir, Victorian Illustrated Books, pp. 225-227.

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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie: ( Véritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 022: Petits Pierrots 1.

      Liebig 1872 - ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache ): Hier die Serie Nummer 22: " Petits Pierrots 1 " aus dem Jahrgang 1872-1873, gedruckt bzw. lithographiert bei Appel in Paris. ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: " Pierrots dalla calotta nera 1 "). Vollständige Seri mit 12 Bildern. Gezeigt werden schwarzbekappten Pierrot die große Gegenstände aus der Küche oder große Lebensmittel *bearbeiten* . Werbeaufdruck meist *Compagnie Liebig* sowie untenstehend meist *Capital Neuf Millions verses*. Voirhanden sind die Bilder: " Bild a: 3 Pierrots mit Nußknacker / Bild b: 3 Pierrots balancieren mit Messer und Gabel / Bild c: 4 Pierrots mit Nadeln / Bild d: 5 Pierrots mit einem Serviettenring / Bild e: 2 Pierrots ziehen einen auf einem Löffel sitzenden Pierrot / Bild f: 4 Pierrots mit einem Blasebald / Bild g: 3 Pierrots mit einem Wägelchen mit aufliegender Weinflasche - das Wägelchen wird von einem Hummer gezogen / Bild h: 3 Pierrots mit Melone und Kirschen / Bild i: 3 Pierrot mit Suppe und Limone / Bild k: 5 Pierrots mit Bratspieß und Schaumlöffel / Bild l: 3 Pierrots beim Aufbrechen einer auster / Bild m: Pierrot macht Salto durch wegfliegenden Sektkorken ". Zusammen 12 Bilder ( so vollständig ). Von unterschiedlicher Erhaltung: 4 Bilder mit beschnittenem weißen Außenrand, einige Bilder etwas fleckig und berieben, 4 Bilder etwas angeknickt bzw. mit angeknickter Ecke, Ecken teils etwas bestoßen. Rückseiten bei 3 Bildern beschädigt, einige Rückseiten etwas fleckig. - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight edge-rubbing to cover. Previous owner inscription to fep. Some neat underlining. 1872. Sixth Edition (Thirteenth thousand). Black hardback tooled leather cover. 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). xxi, 458pp. fold out diagram. The first edition where the term "evolution" is used. .

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        Roughing It.

      American Publishing Co., Hartford, Conn 1872 - State B of p. 242, with ad on p.592, double frontispieces, 591(1)pp., bound in dark black-brown pictorial gilt cloth, decorative gilt spine, peach endpapers with triple fly leaves, chipping to spine ends, very light corner wear, rear hinge cracking, gilt on spine fading, some toning to leaves, previous owner’s name George B. Twitchell, was a surgeon in the Massachusetts Light Artillery. A very good copy. [BAL 3337] Size: Large Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Action of Light on Selenium" in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 25, 1877, pp. 113-117

      - FIRST EDITION OF "THE FIRST DEMONSTRATION THAT ELECTRICITY COULD BE PRODUCED FROM LIGHT WITHOUT MOVING PARTS AND LED TO THE MODERN SOLAR CELL" (Wikipedia). William Grylls Adams and Richard Evans Day write of their discovery of a completely new phenomenon - "that light had caused a flow of electricity through a solid material. Adams and Day called current produced by light "photoelectric." Today, we call it "photovoltaic." (Perlin). Community Environmental Council, From Selenium to Silicon and Beyond). Note that this paper was reproduced in The Philosophical Transactions, among other venues; the publication in the Proceedings, however, was its first appearance in print. The field of solar photovoltaics began in 1872 when British engineer Willoughby Smith published a paper on the photo-sensitivity of selenium. The dream of harnessing the near limitless energy of the sun attracted a great deal of scientific attention. Many scientists began to experiment with selenium, but it wasn't until three years later (and presented in this paper) that Adams and Day discovered and proved that 'illuminating a junction between selenium and platinum has a photovoltaic effect', or, more simply said, selenium produces electricity when exposed to light (Wikipedia). Together, Adams and Day "subjected selenium to many experiments, including one in which they passed a battery-generated current through it. "After the selenium was detached from the battery, Adams and Day discovered to their surprise that the current running inside the selenium had reversed itself. To find out why the selenium had changed the direction of the electrical flow, they repeated the experiment with on e variation. After removing the selenium from the battery, they let a flame shine onto the selenium. The flame forced the current to flow in the direction opposite to that in the previous experiment. 'Here there seemed to be a case of light actually producing an electromotive force within the selenium, which in this case was opposed to and could overbalance the electromotive force' of the battery, the amazed scientists observed. "This unexpected result led Adams and Day to alter their course of investigation and to immediately examine 'whether it would be possible to start a current in the selenium merely by the action of light.' The next morning, they lit a candle an inch away from the same piece of selenium. " (Perlin, The Story of Solar Electricity, 16). The needle to their measuring device reacted immediately. Screening the selenium from light caused the needle to drop to zero. These rapid responses ruled out the possibility that the heat of the candle flame had produced the current (a phenomenon known as thermal electricity), because when heat was applied or withdrawn in thermoelectric experiments, the needle would always rise or fall slowly. "'Hence,' the investigators concluded, 'it was clear that a current could be started in the selenium by the action of the light alone.' They therefor felt confident that they had discovered something completely new: that light caused 'a flow of electricity' in a solid material. Adams and Day called current produced by light 'photoelectric'" (Perlin, 17). ALSO INCLUDED: J. J. Thomson's first experimental work, "Experiments on Contact Electricity between Non-Conductors," pp. 169-171. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor and Francis. Complete volume. 8vo. 8.5 by 5.5 inches (213 x 138mm). [4], x, [599], 5. Ex-libris with two stamps on the title page and no exterior markings whatsoever. Ten plates and In-text illustrations throughout. Handsomely rebound in half calf over aged marbled paper boards, gilt-lettered at the spine. Five gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine; each compartment gilt tooled. Marbled text block. Bright and clean throughout. Near fine condition in every way.

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        A Handbook of the Birds of Egypt

      London: John Van Voorst 1872 - A review of the birds previously recoarded or collected by the author on his travels to Egypt, up the Nile from Alexandria to the Second Cataract with an excursion to Faroom. Fourteen fine handcolored lithographs by J.G. Keuleman (Plate XIV bound out of order). Crudely rebacked, pp.103-106 loose. Marginal notations in ink by previous owner W.G. Van Dyck. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Punch Staff Papers:

      Sydney: Gordon and Gotch,, 1872. a Collection of Tales, Sketches, &c., in Prose and Verse, by the members of the Staff of Sydney Punch. Octavo (214 × 133 mm).. Recent half calf, marbled sides. Lithographed decorative title and 9 lithograph plates (including one of Sydney Harbour). Marginal stain to inscribed leaf, a few leaves a little tired but a very good copy. First edition and uncommon, just 6 locations outside of Australasia on OCLC. Presentation copy from one of the contributors, inscribed on the original front free endpaper: "Leslie Stephen from Harold W. H. Stephen, Sydney, N.S.W., 1873". H. W. H. Stephen (1841-1889) was a writer and, for a brief period, editor of the Sydney Punch; he contributes two pieces to the present work: "My Dream" (a poem) and a ghost story, "Hans von Schloggenbochs". The recipient is presumably Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904). author, literary critic, and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography.

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        RIVISTA ARCHEOLOGICA DELLA PROVINCIA DI COMO Antichità e arte.

      Como, Longatti/Ostinelli/Soc. Archeologica Comense, 1872-1933. In-8 gr., brossura con illustrazioni nel testo e numerose tavole f.t., più volte ripieg. Offriamo una raccolta di 97 fascicoli di questa importante pubblicazione: dal n. 1 (marzo 1872) al n. 107 (1933). "Mancano 10 fascicoli", dal n. 86 (1924) al n. 95 (1928). Nata semestrale, a partire dal 1877 la rivista diventa annuale. La raccolta comprende anche 2 Indici generali: il primo (relativo ai fascicoli 1/44, 1872-1901) è costituito dal n. 45 della rivista; il secondo (fascicoli 46/82, 1902-1922) è un vol. a sè stante, qui in ristampa anastatica. A partire dal n. 46 (1902), la rivista prende il nome di "Rivista archeologica della Provincia e antica Diocesi di Como". Nel ns. esempl. i primi 40 fascicoli sono in ristampa anastatica (tiratura di 5/600 es.), raccolti in 4 voll., mentre i restanti 57 sono in edizione originale. Molto ben conservati.

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        On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London John Murray 1872. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight edge-rubbing to cover. Previous owner inscription to fep. Some neat underlining Sixth Edition (Thirteenth thousand) Black hardback tooled leather cover 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). xxi, 458pp. fold out diagram. The first edition where the term "evolution" is used.

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        Through the Looking-Glass

      Macmillan and Co, London 1872 - First Edition, First Printing with the First Issue point "Wade" printed on page 21 that was changed to "Wabe" on later editions. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publishers' Red Cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION housed in a custom folding slipcase for preservation. We buy Lewis Carroll First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gideon Welles takes issue with assertions made in Ward Lamon's account of the formation of Lincoln's cabinet. He then directs his ire toward Thurow Weed, whom he admitted had " some talent, " but dismissed him as " a desperate and unscrupulous party intriguer. "

      Hartford, July 1, 1872. 5" x 8". "Autograph Letter (unsigned), 4 pages, 5"" x 8"", Hartford, July 1, 1872, to [David Davis (1815-1886)], concerning claims by Lincoln biographer Ward Lamon concerning the formation of Lincoln's cabinet. Fine condition. A fascinating letter to Davis in which Welles takes issue with several assertions made by Ward Lamon in his recently published biography of Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln; From his Birth to his Inauguration as President. Welles writes in full: ""In looking over the pages of Lamon's 'Life of Abraham Lincoln', which I have done with great interest, not unmixed with sorrow and regret, there were one or two statements which conflicted with my previous impressions. On page 458 Lamon states that Presdt. Lincoln did actually 'offer the Treasury Depart. To Mr. [James] Guthrie of Kentucky', or authorize Mr. Speed to do so. The fact, if so, is new to me, for Mr Lincoln in two or three conversations with me on the subject of the formation of his Cabinet made no allusion to the circumstance. Again, Lamon says on the same page 'he commissioned Thurlow Weed to place a seat in the Cabinet at the disposal of Mr. [John A.] Gilmer of North Carolina.' Mr. Lincoln said to me, that in making up his Cabinet, he desired, very much, to have one good, reliable man from the South of the number; and he named Stephens, Gilmer and one or two others, his preference being the former, but he found the whole thing impracticable. He also wished to have men of both the old parties, whigs and democrats in their antecedents. To this, Weed and those whom he represented objected, except they favored Cameron and did not oppose Judd. The Auburn policy was a Cabinet composed mainly of men of Whig antecedents - in plain words a Seward Cabinet rather than a Lincoln cabinet. Weed was particularly anxious to exclude me, but the President said on the day succeeding his election he had made up the frame work of his Cabinet including myself - that this frame work was essentially that of his cabinet as finally appointed - there was some changes and modifications, but that his selection for New England he never changed. To some extent he was complicated by arrangements and understandings of some of his friends. Weed was intrusive and gave him some trouble, from a belief that he (W.) could make a better cabinet for him, than he could for himself. You and Mr Seward , he said were his confidants and managed affairs with Weed as well as others. As I am tolerably well posted in the affairs of that period, and as the two statements referred to were unknown to me until I saw them in Lamon's book - and as it is difficult to reconcile them with some other facts, I should be glad to learn from you whether, to your knowledge, Mr Guthrie was offered the Treasury Depart[ment] or whether Thrulow Weed was ever commissioned to place a set in the cabinet at the disposal of Mr Gilmore. The first would have been to his credit ?" the last would not. For Weed with some talent was a desperate and unscrupulous party intriguer[.]"" Lamon's claim that Lincoln had offered the post at Treasury to James Guthrie of Kentucky was corroborated by James Speed in an interview with William Herndon. Speed confirmed the same personally in a letter to Welles on August 8, 1872. Lincoln, not wishing to address Guthrie directly to avoid any potential embarrassment to the latter, chose Speed to make the offer who lived in the same town as Guthrie. (See Speed, interview with Herndon, [1865-66], Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis, eds., Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln, 1998, p. 475; Joshua Speed to Gideon Welles, Louisville, 8 August 1872, Abraham Lincoln Collection, Beinecke Library, Yale University) As to the claim that Lincoln had offered a cabinet post to John A. Gilmer, it would appear there was a good deal of truth to this claim as well. Gilmer, then Chairman of the House Committee on Elections and one of the few southerners to reject the pro-slavery Lecompton Constitution for Kansas, appeared to Lincoln the best candidate, and in December 1860, Lincoln invited him to Springfield, but did not state the reason for the visit. Gilmer, not realizing that he was being offered a cabinet position, declined to undertake the journey, writing to Lincoln, ""Such a visit would I apprehend not be useful to either of us, or the country."" (Gilmore to Lincoln, December 19, 1860, Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress) After Gilmer returned to Washington following the Christmas recess, Weed and Seward urged him to accept the appointment, but to no avail. Welles was correct in that Weed did oppose his appointment to the Cabinet, but Lincoln refused to alter his choice, citing the fact that he had reserved the choice of a New England appointee to Hamlin. Accompanied by a carte-de-visite size photograph portrait of Welles from the collection of Frederick Hill Maserve."

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        The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

      London: John Murray, 1872. vi, 374, 4, 7 plates (3 folding), 21 text figs. 8vo. HB. Orig. cloth, gt, minor wear to corners and spine ends; rear inner hinge cracked but firm; small blind stamp of 'W.H. Smith & Son, Strand, London' to end-paper. Very good copy. 1st edition, but bound without the first blank leaf (?); last signatures 2B2, 2C3, with 2B1 and 2C1 signed; 'that' correctly spelt on page 208, and points as noted by Freeman for the first issue on the first page of publisher's adverts. Variant with plates numbered in Roman (except for plate 7, which in this copy is un-numbered). Pp. vi, 374, 4 (publisher's advertisements), 7 heliotype plates (3 folding), 21 woodcuts in text. [Freeman 1141]..

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        A Journey through the Caucasus and the Interior of Persia

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1872. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). High quality brown cloth rebind exactly matching the original, gilt lettering to spine, black ruled border to boards, bevelled board edges. Very clean text throughout, fold out map. Presentation inscription from the author to the title page (in pencil). The author left Britain in 1865 and spent several years living in Iran, also travelling through Turkey, Georgia and Armenia. A first class example of a very scarce title. . Hardback. Printed pages: x, 304 + [2] ads

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1872. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Macmillan and Co., 1872. First edition, early printing with 'Thirty-Sixth Thousand" on title page. A lovely copy, that seems to have benefited from some neat restoration work. New end papers. Foxing and reading wear to pages. Short, thin split at spine cloth at head. A very nice, early copy of this classic, restored with care.

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        Erewhon or Over the Range

      Trubner & Co, London 1872 - Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. FIRST BOOK. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. An excellent presentation copy, inscribed by Butler: "H.T. Gillson 1 Hans Court Temple from the Author" on the title page. Only a very few presentation copies of Erewhon are known, due to the book having been published anonymously. Samuel Butler (1835-1902) was an important writer and satirist perhaps best known for this book and for The Way of All Flesh. Erewhon was a satire on Victorian society and also revealed Butler's interest in Darwin's theory of evolution. The recipient, Henry Thomas Gillson (1837-1929) was one of Butler's close friends a his confidant when they attended St. John's College Cambridge, together. He later became a solicitor and occasional writer. His chambers in the Temple were near Butler's own in Clifford's Inn. Unlike Butler, Gillson was married and had a family. Bound in original brown cloth beveled boards with gilt title to spine and black title with decoration to front board. Slight wear to spine ends and corners but covers are exceptionally nice. Tender hinges not affecting text block. Some aging to pages but interior is otherwise very clean. In near fine condition. Housed in a custom morocco backed cloth box. Staining to lower edges of box boards otherwise very good. 246 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zanzibar; City, Island, and Coast

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 vols. folding map, 4 plans, 11 plates, xii, 503, vi, 519p. Hardcover in original chocolate brown cloth with gilt stamped design of an Indian on front covers. 23cm. Corners frayed. Recased with new inner hinges. Original endpapers preserved. Other restoration includes releasing the free front endpapers from the pastedowns along the gutter areas. Minor chipping and tears at ends of backstrip have been repaired. Binder's conservation report laid in. INSCRIBED in Lady Burton's hand ("To Dear Uncle Robert with the best love of Richard and Puss Burton, January 22, 1872. Garswood") on the free front endpaper in Volume I. From the John Ralph Willis Collection of Africana with his bookplate on the front pastedowns. We sold this book to Professor Willis in 1994 and re-purchased it after his death at the February 2010 Heritage auction of many of his African books. The Heritage description noted that Richard and Isabel Burton were married at Garwood, her Uncle Robert's home, in 1861 and that the Burtons stayed with or relied upon financial help from Isabel's Uncle Robert from time to time when their financial situation became particularly dire.

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        AVVENTURE D'ALICE NEL PAESE DELLE MERAVIGLIE

      - CARROLL,LEWIS. (ITALIAN) LE AVVENTURE D'ALICE NEL PAESE DELLE MERAVIGLIE. Londra: Macmillan 1872. 8vo, red cloth, top edge gilt, near fine. 1st edition. "Another form of the first issue, the covers lack the gold lines around the border." (WMGC 85 theorize that 1st issue sheets were bound at a later time without the gold rule). Translated by T. Pietrocola - Rossetti and illustrated in black & white by Tenniel. In this edition the tickets on the Mad Hatter's Hat and the "Drink me" labels have been translated into Italian (not done on the French or German editions). A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CHOCTAW NATION VS. THE UNITED STATES: IS AN AWARD AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, MADE UNDER A TREATY THAT DECLARES IT SHALL BE FINAL, BINDING UPON THE CONSCIENCE OF THE NATION?

      Washington: David M'Intosh, printer, 1872. 8vo. 205 pp. Bound with: (Pike, Luther H.) IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WARD H. LAMON, ET AL., VS. HENRY E. MCKEE:, NO. 11,238, EQUITY DOC. 28: A BRIEF [caption title]. Leather and marbled boards and endpapers, gilt title on spine; lacking outer wrappers, older endpapers repaired. First edition of both titles. The first is the author's own copy, inscribed by him on the title page, "Wholly prepared by me, and printed for and at the cost of myself and Gen. Denver; Henry E. McKee having nothing to do with it, and knowing nothing about it. Albert Pike, July 27, 1890." Additionally inscribed and signed by him at the caption title of seven other sections to the book (e.g., "Prepared wholly by me in 1856. Albert Pike"). Pike (1809-1891), largely self-educated, travelled through the West, published several books of poetry, was a leader in the American masonic movement, made important contributions in journalism and law in his adopted state of Arkansas, and served as a brigadier general in the Confederate army (see DAB). OCKC: "Compilation of documentary material on the United States Treaty of 1830 with the Choctaw Nation and the Treaty of 1855 with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations." By these treaties' terms, the tribes ceded their lands in the Southwest in exchange for land in the new Indian Territory. Rare; OCLC locates but three copies (New York Public, Yale, Library of Congress).

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        THE HIGHLANDS OF CENTRAL INDIA: Notes on their Forests and Wild Tribes, Natural History, and Sports.

      HUNTING AND SPORTING IN INDIA London 1872, - Chapman. Full gold-stamped calf, 5 color, 47text figures, large folding map, 2nd edition, marbled endpapers, quite solid, bright copy, small corner mended ontitle page, else quite clean, appendix, all edges marbled. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Nachlass bzw. Nachlässe.

      0 - Der umfangreich Teilnachlass besteht aus folgenden Materialien: Ein Ölbild von Josef Blaas, wohl von dem Maler Blaas. Eine Flügelmappe Schriftverkehr zwischen L. Blaas und Behörden. Stenographische Aufzeichnungen zur allgemeinen Geologie. Eine handgezeichnete geol. Karte der Glacialablagerungen der Umgebung Innsbruck. Eine hds. Bibliogafie der Schriften von Josef Blaas. Eine Chronik der Reisen und Aufenthalte, sowie der Exkursionen. 13 handschriftliche Bände von Josef Blaas Briefverkehr (auch Kopien der erhaltenen Briefe), dann Skizzen, Abschriften, Gutachten, eigene Gedichte usw. Ausweise, Immatrikulationen von Josef Blaas in Innsbruck, auch Verzeichnis seiner Studienfächer von 1872. Geologische Literatur bzw. Verzeichnisse sowie div. Schriftverkehr, eine umfangreiches Heft bez. Geldangelegenheiten, ein Bündel über den Verein "Lappia", zwei umfangreiches Konvolute "Gesammelte Zeitungsaufsätze". Zwei gebundene Bände mit Kleinschriften von Josef Blaas. Zwei umfangreiche Mappen bez. "Korrespondenz Leo Blaas". Vier schwarz geb. u. hds. verfasste Hefte über Klimaeinwirkungen. Ein hds. Bücherverzeichnis v. Josef Blaas. Dokumente der ersten Decenal- Maturafeier 1886. Tagebücher von Josef und Leo Blaas. Hds. Studien zu Esperanto. Mappen mit Dokumenten der Familie Schuchter, Dr. Hans Niedermeier u. a. Umfangreiche Briefsammlungen ab Josef Blaas aus Prag, Wien u. v. anderen Städten. Briefe von Würdenträgern u. a. Heinrich v. Srbik, Ildefons Schober Abt u. v. a. Zettelkastendokumene. Kartei der volkskundlichen Schriften von Leo Blaas. Ein Karton mit Studien zu Esperanto. Ein Faszikel mit Seperata versch. Wissenschatler. Verschieden Karten Reliefprofile, sowie Bürstenabzüge zur Petrografie. Umfangreiches Konvolut Briefe v. Oswald Redlich. Zahlreiche Aufzeichnungen zur Blindenschrift Braille, Prager Tafel, sowie Skizzen und Entwürfe für eine Verbesserung. Umfangreiches Fotomaterial und Porträtfotografie von Kollegen und Familie, Mitstudenten und Ereignissen u. a. von G. Steinmann, E. Tietze, R. Mylins, F. Paula, G. Greim, F. Kerner v. Marilaun, F. Wähner, A. Grim, R. Canaval, F. Partsch, E. Kayser, sowie zahlreichen Fotos von Familie und Kollegen beginnend ab circa 1880. Ein Karton v. Leo Blaas "Natterer Dorfbuch, Bildmaterial, Verträge. Ein Ordner mit Kopien der Natterer Geschichte. Ein Faszikel Buchbesprechungen im Österr. Literaturblatt über Josef Blaas. Leo Blaas Evangelienharmonie in 6 hds. Heften DIN A5 u. 3 DIN A4. 1 Karton mit Dissertationen versch. Biologen. Eine Mappe mit großformatigen Fotos von Wisschenschaftlern, Studentenverbindungen, Familien usw. - Äußerst interessantes Material eines Wissenschaftlers, der mit Größen wie Redlich (zahlreiche Briefe) u. vielen anderen Wissenschaftlern zwischen 1870 - 1930 in regen Verkehr stand. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Zanzibar; City, Island, and Coast

      Tinsley Brothers, London 1872 - 2 vols. folding map, 4 plans, 11 plates, xii, 503, vi, 519p. Hardcover in original chocolate brown cloth with gilt stamped design of an Indian on front covers. 23cm. Corners frayed. Recased with new inner hinges. Original endpapers preserved. Other restoration includes releasing the free front endpapers from the pastedowns along the gutter areas. Minor chipping and tears at ends of backstrip have been repaired. Binder's conservation report laid in. INSCRIBED in Lady Burton's hand ("To Dear Uncle Robert with the best love of Richard and Puss Burton, January 22, 1872. Garswood") on the free front endpaper in Volume I. From the John Ralph Willis Collection of Africana with his bookplate on the front pastedowns. We sold this book to Professor Willis in 1994 and re-purchased it after his death at the February 2010 Heritage auction of many of his African books. The Heritage description noted that Richard and Isabel Burton were married at Garwood, her Uncle Robert's home, in 1861 and that the Burtons stayed with or relied upon financial help from Isabel's Uncle Robert from time to time when their financial situation became particularly dire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire raisonné du mobilier français de l'époque carlovingienne à la Renaissance -

      650 1872-1875 -, Paris - 6 tomes. in-4 Reliure demi-chagrin noir. Dos à nerfs avec fleurons et titre dorés, monogramme C.G. en queue. Légères rousseurs. Bel exemplaire. Ouvrage illustré de très nombreux dessins dans le texte et de 117 planches hors-texte dont 43 chromolithographies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coila's Whispers

      London: F. Harvey, 1872. - "The Fog is Dank in Rotten Row,The Sun a Disc of Dingy Red "An Early Twentieth Century Geometric Binding by Riviére & SonRIVIÉRE & SON, binders. FRASER, William, Sir. Coila's Whispers. London: F. Harvey, 1872. Second Edition. No. 6 of fifty copies printed. Small quarto (8 1/4 x 6 inches; 210 x 152 mm.). [ii blank], vi, 160, [i], [3 blank]. Etched half-title drawing by William M. Thackeray. Five full-page etchings on india paper by George Cruikshank. Bound ca. 1920 by Riviére & Son (stamp signed on verso of front endpaper) in full dark blue crushed levant morocco. Both covers richly decorated in gilt with triple borders, each surrounding one hundred and seventy nine floral tools in a geometric design. Spine with five raised bands, richly decorated and lettered in gilt with the same floral tools. Double-ruled gilt board edges, decorative turn-ins, all edges gilt.The five etchings by George Cruikshank on india paper, are five out of eight compartments of a large plate etched by G.C. for Sir William Fraser, in 1870, for Poems by the Knight of Morar."Only fifty numbered copies were issued of this edition, and consequently it is scarce." (Albert M. Cohn. George Cruikshank. A Catalogue Raisonné, p. 104.).

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        London. A Pilgrimage. With 189 including 53 full pages Illustrations.

      London, Grant & Co., 1872 (First Edition).. Fol., Halbleder. 191pp., illustrated with 189 illustrations including 53 full page plates by Dore. Original(?) leather binding over original green cloth, raised bands with lettering gilt, marbled endpapers and all edges marbled. Spine ends are pumped and chipped, extremities are little worn, joints starting. Occasional scattered foxing but mostly clean. Neverthless a good copy of this scarce edition.

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        THE EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS IN MAN AND ANIMALS. [First Issue]

      London:: John Murray,, 1872. First Edition. Very Good+. Very Good+ First Edition, First Issue in the original dark green cloth with mild scuffs covers, gift inscription (dated 1882) ffep, foxing ffeps. Gilt lettering spine. Complete with all seven heliotype plates, three folding, and all illustrations. Hinges and joints intact. 8vo. vi, 374, [4 Ads] pp. Scarce First Issue in such nice condition in the original binding.

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        Rough Notes of a Journey through the Wilderness, from Trinidad to Pará, Brazil, by way of the Great Cataracts of the Orinoco, Atabapo, and Rio Negro. With Illustrations drawn on the spot by the Author

      London: W.H.J. Carter, 1872., 1872. First edition. 8vo; pp. xiv, (4), 301. Publisher's dark brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to spine, same illustration blind stamped to centre of upper, blind stamped frieze to boards. Inscribed by the publisher, W.H.J. Carter, the Author's father in law, to his brother in law, dated June 30, 1873. Binding and gilt rubbed; recased; very light occasional markings. With a frontispiece and 15 lithographic plates. 'Sir Henry Alexander Wickham (May 29, 1846 – September 27, 1928) was an explorer, author, plant collector and planter, and a pioneer of the British and Colonial rubber industry in the 19th century. He was responsible for gathering 70,000 seeds from Brazil's rubber-bearing tree, Hevea brasiliensis, in 1876. These he accompanied to the Kew's Royal Botanic Gardens from where seedlings were dispatched to Malasia, Africa, Batavia, and other tropical destinations, thus dooming the Amazonian rubber boom. As a direct result Malaya (now Malaysia) was soon to become the biggest producer of rubber. An important and rare text - the first we have seen in 10 years - let alone with such an inscription.

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        Returning to Kennel

      London 1872 - This hand colored lithograph depicts a riders returning from a hunt. The image measures 23 1/3" x 34 2/3". 1.5" tear on right hand margin. 3" and 1" tear in top left hand corner. Mild foxing throughout margins.

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Sixth Edition, with Additions and Corrections to 1872. (Thirty - Third Thousand). BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY

      8vo., Sixth Edition, Thirty - Third Thousand, with a folding diagram, front free endpaper and following leaf lightly frayed at fore - edge; original arches - style binding of green cloth, decorative gilt back, chocolate endpapers, uncut, very short tear in upper joint else a bright, crisp copy. With 32pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. The sixth is generally held to be the last significant edition, containing as it does Darwin's final major corrections and revisions. Published in 1872, it is the first edition with the title The Origin of Species, and includes among many other revisions a new chapter (VII) inserted to confute the views of the Catholic biologist St. George Mivart. There is a glossary, and the word 'evolution' is used in the text for the first time. An attractive and desirable copy of the 'most important scientific work of the 19th century' (Horblit) and 'the most important biological book ever written' (Freeman). SCARCE IN ANYTHING LIKE THIS CONDITION. Freeman (Darwin), 131; Freeman (BNHB), 907.

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        The origin of species by means of natural selection. . . .

      Original green cloth, gilt title on spine and, boards with blind - stamped borders. Corners slightly rubbed, interior excellent. Armorial plate of John E. Sandbach on front paste - down. Sixth edition of perhaps the most historic and pioneering work on the theory of evolution biology. This copy includes additions and corrections to the 1872 edition that make up the final definitive text. Like the 1872 edition, this was aimed at a wider public and printed in smaller type.

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        LA ESTAFETA DE PALACIO HISTORIA DEL REINADO DE ISABEL II CARTAS TRANSCENDENTALES DIRIGIDAS A AMADEO

      Imprenta de R. Labajos, Madrid 1872 - 771, 865 y 1086 con láminas litográficas. Completo en tres tomos Esta repasado página a página Encuadernación a toda piel.

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        North America - West Coast. Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Channels between the Continent and Vancouver Id. Showing the Boundary Line between British and American Possessions. From the Admiralty Surveys by Captains H. Kellett, R.N. 1847,

      London.: British Admiralty.. 1872.. Map, folding as issued, 28 3/4 x 44 on sheet 31 1/2 x 45 1/2 inches, outline handcolor to mark the boundary line. Very short separations at some of the fold intersections (with tiny amount of paper loss at one intersection), split at the end of one fold, light toning along fold lines, generally very good condition. An extremely detailed British map "prepared at the Admiralty 1st Nov 1872 under the Superintendence of Rear Admiral G.H. Richards, C.B. F.R.S. Hydrographer" with the boundary between the United States and Canada marked in color as it wends through the maze of the San Juan Islands and Vancouver Island. This map has the printed annotation "Chart referred to in the protocol of the undersigned of this date" with the signatures of Edward Thornton, James Prevost and Hamilton Fish and "Washington, March 10, 1873." It would appear that this is a contemporary copy of the map reflecting the abitral award of the San Juan Archipelago which was agreed in 1873. Detail includes soundings, physical features etc. An interesting and unusual map of this beautiful area. .

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        DOGMATA THEOLOGICA LUDOVICI THOMASSINI, PRESBYTERI CONGREGATIONIS ORATORII D. JESU, 6 TOMES (INCOMPLET)

      Apud Ludovicum Vivès, Parisiis 1872 - RO40169405: 6 tomes de 600-800 pages chacun (tome VII de 205 pages). Tome I manquant. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Papiers muets et étiquettes de code collés sur les dos. Dos des tomes IV et V fortement tachés. Quelques manques sur les plats. (Rare) Editio Nova in qua Textus ipse Auctoris Diligenter Fuit Recognitus, et Cuncta Loca, tam SS. Patrum, etc. Tome II: De Deo, Deique Proprietatibus. Tomes III-IV: De Incarnatione Verbi Dei. Tomes V-VI: Tractatus Reliqui. Tome VII: Index Rerum et Personarum. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos fané. Non coupé Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Council Journal of the Seventh Session of the Legislative Assembly, of the Territory of Montana, Begun and Held at Virginia City

      "New North West" Deer Lodge, Montana: James H. Mills, Public Printer. 1872. First. First edition. Thin octavo. 123pp. Legal calf with red and black morocco spine labels gilt. Shelf numbers at base of the spine, small label remnant front pastedown, splits along the front joint threatening to detach, but otherwise near very good. On the front pastedown is written: "Council Chambers, Va. City, Montana. April 27th 1873". Also written large on the front fly, in the same hand is written "His Excellency Brigham Young with complts. Yours, Rept. [name indecipherable]." Account of the Assembly, among the listed members of the Council is Third District representative Seth Bullock. .

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        Through the Looking-Glass,

      New York: Macmillan and Co.,, 1872. and what Alice found there. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, boards triple ruled in gilt, with pictorial medallion centrepieces, all edges gilt, black coated endpapers. Frontispiece with tissue guard, and 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Spine gently rolled, edges rubbed, minimal scattered foxing to contents. An excellent copy. First edition, US issue, with a cancel title leaf adding "New York" to the imprint, and bound with the first printing sheets from the London edition (not noted in Madan and Green). The first US edition was published later the same year in Boston by Lee and Shepherd, and New York by Lee, Shepherd and Dillingham.

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