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      Sociedad espiritista anónima barcelonesa, Barcelona 1872 - 156, 64 pág 24x17 cm Holandesa Cubierta deteriorada Dos obras sobre espiritismo. El libro de los espíritus: obra que contiene los principios de la doctrina espiritista sobre la inmortalidad del alma, la naturaleza de los espíritus y sus relaciones con los hombres, las leyes morales, la vida futura y el porvenir de la humanidad. ¿Qué es el espiritismo?: introducción al conocimiento del mundo invisible por las manifestaciones de los espíritus.

      [Bookseller: Librería Maestro Gozalbo]
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      1872 - Lang: Español 0 0 pages. PUBLICADO POR MONTANER Y SIMON, EN BARCELONA, 1872. >> PRIMERA EDICION EDITORIAL<<. TRADUCCION DEL ITALIANO DEBIDA A CAYETANO ROSELL-- MEDIA PIEL CON NERVIOS Y TELA EDITORIAL. 190 + 190 PP + 66 GRABADOS DE DORÉ. FORMATO FOLIO MAYOR. MUY BUEN ESTADO. 4800G. Oferta Especial: La Librería Hierofante ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 20%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 700 euros. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Hierofante]
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        Les Chefs-d'Oeuvre de l'Ermitage Impérial de Saint Pétersbourg. Gravés à l'eau-forte par N. Massaloff. Epreuves d'artiste. Première Série. Vingt Gravures.

      W. Drugulin Brockhaus 1872 - Tirée à 300 exemplaires dont 250 destinés au commerce, 1 vol. in-folio (planches au format 505 x 355 mm.) en feuilles sous portfolio, W. Drugulin, Leipzig, 1872, 1 f. double (titre et tables) et 20 eaux-fortes avant la lettre sur chine contrecollée, imprimées par F. A. Brockhaus : Lionardo da Vinci : La Madonna Litta - Raphaël Sanzio : Ste Famille - Tiziano Vecelli : Danaé - Bonvicino : Judith - Michel Angelo : Ecce Homo - Maratti : Le Pape Clément IX - Murillo : Jeune Paysan - Rubens : La Vierge avec l'Enfant Jésus - Rubens : Hélène Forment - Van Dyck : Le Peintre Snyders avec sa famille - Bol : Le savant - De Hoogh : La dentellière - Terburg : Le Messager - Metzu : La Malade - Gérard Dov : La Liseuse - François van Mieris : Le lever d'une dame hollandaise - Albert Cuyp : Bétail au pâturage - Philippe Wouvermans : La rencontre - Paul Potter : Des vaches - Carel du Jardin : Des Bestiaux Exemplaire contenant des épreuves d'artistes, avant la lettre sur chine collée. Etat satisfaisant (portfolio frotté avec petites fentes en mors, les planches en vélin sont fortement marquées par les rousseurs mais les gravures sur chine contrecollés sur le vélin sont fraîches). Rare Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        LONDON a Pilgrimage

      Grant & Co., London 1872 - 191pp., illustrated with magnificent illustrations by Dore, rebacked and re-cornered in brown leather over original maroon cloth, raised bands with lettering gilt, marbled endpapers and all edges marbled, occasional scattered foxing but mostly clean. A very good copy of this scarce edition. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Album of 36 Original Watercolors and Gouache Paintings of One Upper Crust Hispanic Woman Engaged in Various Leisure and Sporting Activities

      1872. Heavy Morocco. Very Good. 4to. 31 by 24 cm. The watercolors or gouaches are mounted onto the heavy card leaves of the album. Each measures 12 by 9 cm. They are very fully, richly painted. Depicted is the woman playing croquet, holding a fan, dancing ballet, ice skating, walking, balancing on a high wire, at prayer, in riding habit, playing a guitar, mountain climbing, at the theater, punting, wading in water, shooting a bow, etc. In some of the paintings she is merely modeling an extravagant costume. While much of the dress was undoubtedly the latest cosmopolitan fashion coming out of Paris, there is enough that has a specifically Spanish flavor, and this combined with explicit Catholic references and in keeping with her facial features, leads one to conclude with confidence that she was Hispanic, and in fact, probably South American. The artwork has a naive quality, but this might have been also cultivated by the artist, who was at the same time unstinting in rendering fine details in dress. While the hair color could vary, all the paintings are modeled clearly on one woman, who might be described as striking as opposed to beautiful, even compensating for the evolution in notions of feminine beauty. Given the number of paintings depicting her dancing in tutu, one might surmise she was a professional dancer. Certainly, if this represented her lifestyle, she never lacked for activity. Of social historic interest is the sheer variety of sports that one woman participated in. Also of interest is the exquisite rendering of the gowns and dresses. Minor soiling.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Picturesque America; or the Land we Live in. [Two Volumes in Six].

      D. Appleton and Co. (1872), New York - Folio. Publisher's brick red pebbled cloth stamped in gilt and black. Profusion of plates and illustrations. "A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, canõns, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. With illustrations on steel and wood, by eminent American artists." Blanck notes two editions (no priority) this being no. 2 with the statement "edited by William Cullen Bryant" on each title page and the re-written, extended preface bearing Bryant's name at the end. This edition was the one also issued in six volumes. Rare as a six volume set in publisher's cloth (usually seen in two volumes, occasionally four). While Oliver B. Bunce did the main literary work, Bryant edited and reviewed everything to "see that no nonsense crept into the text" (BAL p.355). "This truly superb work consists of a complete description and elaborate pictorial illustration of the greater part of the North American Continent. It portrays the great mountain-ranges, the lakes, the valleys, the grand primitive forests, the cascades, the magnificent rivers, the towns and cities, in brief, all the picturesque aspects of our land from Canada to the Gulf, from the Atlantic to the Pacific. For several years artists were specially employed in visiting different parts of the Union for the purpose of procuring designs for this work. The views, hence, are not only original and trustworthy, but possess the vividness of personal observation, and include the movement and life characteristic of each locality. The volumes are something more than a gallery of landscapes; they exhibit our people in their methods of living and traveling, delineate the picturesque phases of commerce, as well as the sublime forms of our hills, show the often beautiful setting of our cities, and portray the active and brilliant panorama of our bays and rivers. All the marvelously varied phases of our country are set forth with the utmost fullness, so that the work in its completeness forms a splendid pictorial cyclopaedia of American life, scenery, and places. The illustrations of this great work alone cost fully one hundred and thirty thousand dollars. The engravings consist of steel and wood. The steel plates are printed on heavy, toned plate-paper; the wood illustrations are of the finest character, and abundantly interspersed through the text, which is printed on heavy, extra- calendered, toned paper; the size imperial quarto," (From the publisher's advertisement in the Gems of the Centennial Exhibition, Phila. 1876). Sabin 62692 (2 vol. issue). BAL 1732.2. Very good or better copies, wear to a few spine ends, minor edgewear, the odd light foxing else contents about fine. A beautiful set in uncommon issue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Picturesque America, Or, the Land We Live in : a Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country.: . .with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists ; Edited by William Cullen Bryant - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      New York : D. Appleton & Co. , [1872-75] - Physical desc. : 2 vol. ; 4º. Subject: United States/Quebec (Province) - Description and travel - Views - (1865-1900) . Notes: Published in parts. With an additional titlepage, engraved, to each volume. Contemporary aniline calf over matching buckram boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled. Minor wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains an exceptional set - scans &c. On request. 10 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        PICTURESQUE AMERICA; Or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country.

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1872 - Complete in 2 volumes. 1872, 1874. First edition in book format. Folio (13 x 10 inches). Beautiful illustrations and steel engravings. A lovely set. Raised bands w/ title blocked direct in gilt and w/gilt decoration; Full morocco with marbled endpapers. Illustrated with 49 full-page beautiful steel engravings and numerous in-text wood engravings (early American views, including title pages, a frontispiece plate of Niagara Falls, cities and towns, including one of the first images of the City of Cleveland, as well as such rugged natural scenes as Yellowstone Falls, the Smoky Mountains, and Mount Hood. Published in parts. With an additional title page, engraved, to each volume. First published in 48 parts beginning in 1872 - afterwards appearing in book form as a two volume set. Actually written by Oliver B. Bunce, the phrasing of the text was laboriously edited and "corrected" by Bryant. Extremities rubbed, books tight and clean throughout. Some light scuffing/rubbing with most wear to corners and around spine, overall very good and bright with hinges firm. Mild and typical age toning/foxing to the text. PLEASE NOTE THAT ADDITIONAL SHIPMENT CHARGES APPLY. PLEASE PROVIDE POSTAL CODE WHEN REQUESTING SHIPMENT ESTIMATE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: jremington books]
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        Picturesque America, Or, the Land We Live in : a Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country.: . .with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists ; Edited by William Cullen Bryant - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      New York : D. Appleton & Co. , [1872-75] - Physical desc. : 2 vol. ; 4º. Subject: United States/Quebec (Province) - Description and travel - Views - (1865-1900) . Notes: Published in parts. With an additional titlepage, engraved, to each volume. Contemporary aniline calf over matching buckram boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled. Minor wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains an exceptional set - scans &c. On request. 10 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Picturesque America; Or, The Land We Live In. 2 Volumes

      D. Appleton and Co., New York 1872 - Original full dark brown morocco leather. Boards have been embossed with a gilt artists pallet and gilt lettering. Raised bands, blind stamped and compartmented. Light rubbing as is common with books of this size. All edges gilt. Filled with text and illustrations about America. Illustrations are by various eminent artists from the time period in excellent condition and no foxing. Quite lovely Victorian binding and in EXCELLENT condition. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, [1872&#150;4]. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists. 2 volumes, quarto (330 × 250 mm). Publisher&#39;s brown hard-grain morocco, sides blocked in blind and black, lettered gilt in centre, spines lettered in gilt, compartments decorated in blind, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Steel-engraved frontispiece and half-title to each and 45 other similar plates in all, numerous steel- and wood-engraved illustrations, many full-page. Bookplate of Junior Research Club Book Drive 1940 partly removed from free endpapers. A little rubbed in places, some sporadic foxing, chiefly marginal, a good set. It is the design of [this] publication &#133; to present full descriptions and elaborate pictorial delineations of the scenery characteristic of all the different parts of our country. The wealth of material for this purpose is almost boundless" (author&#39;s preface). The superb plates were engraved by Robert Hinshelwood, a Scots engraver who emigrated to America in 1835 where he established a considerable reputation for his work on landscapes. His painstaking and highly detailed work was much appreciated not only by the publishing houses that employed him, such as Appleton&#39;s and Harper&#39;s, but also by the Continental Bank Note Company who for a time employed him producing plates for currency.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1872 - BRYANT, William Cullen, ed. PICTURESQUE AMERICA. NY: D. Appleton, (1872- 1874). 2 Volumes, Folio, Original ornately decorated full brown morocco, gilt edges, inner dentelles. 49 Steel Engravings (2 Engraved Title Pages) and Hundreds of Woodcuts in the text. Overall the contents are fine clean and bright. The bindings show a little wear, but they are strong, bright and appealing. Unusual for this set.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Picturesque America

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1872 - Hard cover. Leather spine and corners withmaroon cloth boards. Folio size - over 12". Complete in Two volumes. Vol. I - 568pp. Vol II - 576pp. The Land We Live In - A delineation by pen and pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Sores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and other picturesque features of our country. Illustrations on steel and wood by eminent American Artists. gilt edges. Marbled fp Gold page ends. Sound clean unmarked text. Very good condition. Scuff marks on leather. Vol. II could use some hinge repair. Steel engravings show virtually no foxing. Great addition to any collection. Scarce. Satisfaction guaranteed. 1144pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: History Bound LLC]
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      D. Appleton & Company 1872 - 1872. Fair condition with no wrapper. Two volumes. Large format. Full brown leather binding, raised bands and gilt gilt decorations to spine. Gilt titles and decorations to front cover. All edges gilt. Numerous b/w steel engravings. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canyons, Valleys, Cities and Other Picturesque Features of our Country. 12.5 x 10 inches. Book: all plates present. Damage to first two pages of Volume I, with slight loss. Dampstaining to corners of first 40 pages of Volume II else contents very good. Hinge of front board of Volume II slightly cracked. Edges a little worn. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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      1872 - BRYANT, William Cullen, ed. PICTURESQUE AMERICA, 2 VOLUMES. New York: D. Appleton & Company, (1872 & 1874). viii + 568 pp. + plates/576 pp. + plates. 49 steel engraved plates and many wood-engravings. Folio, pebbled leather with bright gilt-stamped titles and cover vignettes, and dark brown decorative designs on spine and covers. Raised bands and corners scraped, bottom right corner of spine of volume two has a dark stain. Marbled endpapers, bright gilt edges. Plates complete, excellent condition internally with occasional offset to facing tissue guards. Upper joint of volume two is starting and feels weak.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        The Works of William Makepiece Thackeray.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co:-86, 1872 - 12 vols., 8vo, engraved frontis. and plates to some vols., t.e.g., contemp. plum red half morocco over marbled boards, gilt decorated spines in compartments, lightly rubbed on extremities, generally a VG+ set. The set includes:- Vanity Fair; The History of Pendennis; The Newcomes; The History of Henry Esmond. also The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon; The Virginians; The Adventures of which is now prefixed A Shabby Genteel Story; The Paris Sketch Book, The Irish Sketch Book, and Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Cairo; The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond; Memoirs of Mr. J.C. Yellowplush; and Burlesques; The Book of Snobs; Sketches of Life and Character; etc. etc.; Roundabout Papers; The Four Georges; The English Humourists; to which is added The Second Funeral of Napleon; Catherine; Lovel the Widower; Denis Duval; Ballads; etc.; The Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Geoffrey Jackson (Bookseller)]
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      Thomas McLean, Haymarket. Circa 1872, [London]: - The Frith portrait of 1859, engraved by T. Oldham Barlow. Published by Thomas McLean in Haymarket. A handsome piece destined to grace a fireplace mantle. Nr Fine condition, in a contemporary frame showing little wear. Housed in a period wooden frame.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        HOW I FOUND LIVINGSTONE: Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa; Including four months residence with Dr. Livingstone

      Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, London 1872 - 1 Vol. de XXIII-736-[8] pp. Ilustrado com gravuras e mapas. Encadernação editorial. In-8º (220x140) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CIMELIO BOOKS]
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        Les sept journées de la Reine de Navarre suivies de la huitième.

      Chez Jouaust, Librairie des Bibliophiles 1872 - - Chez Jouaust, Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris 1872, 4 tomes en 4 volumes in-8 (14,5cm x 22cm), relié. - Réimpression de l'édition de 1559 donnée par Claude Gruget, avec les notes de Paul Lacroix contenant 72 nouvelles divisées en 8 journées et enrichie de trois autres nouvelles, provenant de l'Heptaméron. Tirage limité à seulement 120 exemplaires sur grand papier, celui-ci un des 100 sur Hollande non numéroté avec un double état des gravures. Illustré à l'eau-forte par Léopold Flammeng. Demi Maroquin parme d'époque à coins. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés et de petites mosaiques en maroquin vert. Date en queue. Tête dorée. Couvertures conservées. Dos légèrement décolorés. Très bel exemplaire, parfaitement établi. Reliure signée de Champs. A noter que les serpentes ayant été ôtées trop tôt, on distingue la gravure en surimpression sur la page opposée. Exemplaire unique comprenant un portrait gravé en double état, un second portrait également en frontispice, 17 planches en double état et 8 planches supplémentaires hors-texte (un exemplaire ordinaire ne devrait posséder que 8 planches au total) soit 27 planches dont 18 en double état. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Album de Dornach (Alsace). Dessiné d'après nature et lithographié

      - Pour Mme Julie Engel, née Dollfus. Imp. Lemercier, 1872. In-folio oblong (à l'italienne) de format 57cm / 40 cm et comprenant 20 planches numérotées, plus le frontispice montés sur onglet. Le tout relié en demi toile à coins comprenant : Le frontispice + 1. « La Maison d'habitation », 2. « Petit Salon », 3. « Salle à manger », 4. « La Volière », 5. « Le Manège et la Piste », 6. « Le Tir », 7. « L'Étang et la Serre », 8. « L'Étang vu la Serre », 9. « Le Jardin anglais », 10. « La Ferme, vue du Jardin anglais », 11. « Salle de Réunion », 12. « Salle de Réunion : la Salle des Conférence », 13. « Salle de Réunion : le Musée archéologique », 14. « Le Village, route de Pfastadt », 15. « Le Village, vue générale », 16. « L'ancien Rouleau », 17. « Le grand Ètang », 18. « Avenue de platanes, vers la ville », 19. « Cour de l'Impression, côté du couchant », 20. « Avenue de platanes, vers le village ». Couverture défraîchie, sinon en bon état malgré des rousseurs éparses. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Beau Livre]
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        Set of 7 novels, uniformly bound, with a presentation inscription, with two ALS tipped in; and with a stereo card of the Stowe house in Florida, inscribed on verso by Stowe

      Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co, 1869-1872 - From 1852 to 1864 Harriet Beecher Stowe and her family lived in Andover, Mass., where Calvin was professor at the Andover Theological Seminary. Among the more prominent members of the Andover community at the time was Martha Punchard, the widow of a wealthy banker and notable town benefactor. Benjamin H. Punchard, who bequeathed $50,000 to Andover for the purpose of founding its first public school. As Benjamin and Martha were childless, they adopted Elizabeth (as well as one other daughter), who married Hall Faile Baldwin on February 22, 1870. Although by that time the Stowes had moved to Hartford, the present collection makes it clear that a lasting friendship had been formed. Tipped into the copy of UNCLE TOM'S CABIN are two autograph letters: 1) Small invitation in Mrs. Stowe's handwriting, addressed to "Miss Punchard," and reading "Mrs. Stowe would be happy to see Miss E. Punchard at her home at 7:00 January 17, 1870. Dear Lizzy - This party is this week expressly [underlined] for you [underlined] before you go to Nyack." 2) Letter from Mrs. Stowe, dated February 14, 1870, to Lizzie's mother, Martha Punchard: "My dear Mrs. Punchard, I am sorry that I shall not be able to come help you give away Lizzie - what a good woman you must be to give her to any body and how grateful somebody ought to be to you as well as to her. Dear friend, I know it is a troubled joy we mothers feel in giving what is dearest to us to be had & held by another. It is the most disinterested thing-only we can't help ourselves. Well we will console with each other & meanwhile I wish you a sunny day and all manner of kind & sunny influences upon your wedding. May you have a bright day & the smile of the sun & God bless you. Your loving friend, H. B. Stowe." In the copy of THE MINISTER'S WOOING accompanying this matching set, Stowe has penned the following presentation inscription: "Elizabeth Punchard from Harriet Beecher Stowe - February 22, 1870." [This is the date of Elizabeth's wedding to Hall Faile Baldwin]. Also from the family is a stereo card of the Stowe house in Florida, showing Calviin and Harriet and the girls sitting on the front porch; inscribed on verso by in Stowe's hand: "Mrs. H.B. Stowes cottage at Mandarin Florida / Prof and Mrs. Stowe." Finally, a copy of MRS. STOWE'S RELIGIOUS POEMS, ILLUSTRATED (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1867, inscribed, in H. B. Stowe's hand "Mrs. Punchard from her friend H. B. Stowe"). The matching set of seven novels comprise Uncle Tom's Cabin 1869; Agnes of Sorrento 1869; Nina Gordon 1870; Old Town Folks 1870; The May Flower Etc. 1871; The Minister's Wooing 1871; The Pearl of Orr 's Island 1872 All early reprints. 7 vols., 8vo. . Uniformly bound in publisher's three quarter tan calf and marbled paper boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      David M'Intosh, printer, Washington 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). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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        Les PETITS BOLLANDISTES, VIES DES SAINTS DE L'ANCIEN ET DU NOUVEAU TESTAMENT des martyrs, des pères, des auteurs sacrés et ecclésiastiques, des vénérables et autres personnes mortes en odeur de sainteté, notices sur les congrégations et les ordres religieux, histoire des reliques, des pèlerinages, des dévotions populaires, des monuments dus à la piété depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'aujourd'hui . (complet en 17 tomes et 3 suppléments, donc 20 volumes au total)

      Bloud et Barral, Paris 1872 - Paris, Bloud et Barral, 7e édition, 10e tirage, sans date (mais la préface à la septième édition est daté de1872, belles reliures uniformes demi-cuir à cinq nerfs, titre et tomaison dorés au dos, environ 25.5 X 16.5 cm, entre 650 et 750 pages par volumes. Au total 20 volumes constitués de 17 tomes + les 3 suppléments des volumes 1, 2 et 3. Comme on peut le voir sur les images les reliures sont en excellent état, très propres et solides, sans usure vraiment digne de mention sauf une petite tache au dos du volumes 1er. Les intérieurs sont en excellent état aussi ; très propres, solidement cousus, d'une belle fraîcheur, sans marques, annotations ou soulignements au texte. Nous noterons seulement quelques petits dommages à quelques premières pages du volumes 7 (voir image), ce dommage se limitant aux marges droites et étant constitué de petites déchirures et pliures (jamais le texte n'est affecté). Ce même problème apparait à quelques pages de la fin du volume 1er mais avec moins d'importance. Autrement nous avons là un très bel ensemble, rare dans son intégrité et surtout dans cet état. À ne pas manquer. ATTENTION ; Un supplément pour les frais d'envoi sera inévitablement nécessaire pour le Canada ou les USA. Demandez avant de commander s.v.p. Pour l'international les frais d'envoi donnés par Abebooks sont erronés, ne pas vous y fier !!! Étant donné le poids excessif de l'ensemble un envoi en dehors de l'Amérique du Nord semble impensable à moins que vous soyez prêt à débourser une centaine de dollar ou plus pour l'envoi. Demandez-moi directement les frais d'envoi AVANT de commander si vous êtes tout de même intéressé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roughing It.

      American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT 1872 - First state. xviii, 591pp + advertisement. Brown cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine, edges sprinkled in brown, tissued frontispiece and 300 text illustrations. Cloth shows wear at extremities and, to a lesser extent, to front and spine panel, faint writing in pen on front free endpaper, some mild foxing to text block, fading to spine panel. A very good- copy. BAL 3337.; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Campaign Documents Issued by the Union Republican Congressional Committee. Presidential Election, 1872

      [Washington, D.C.: Union Republican Congressional Committee] 1872 - Thick 8vo., half morocco with marbled boards stamped in gilt; five spine compartments; joints cracked; extremities worn. First editions, a collection of around ninety English, French, and German titled pamphlets, bound together into a single volume -----Pamphlets include: Presidential Election, 1872. Proceedings of the National Union Republican Convention held at Philadelphia, June 5 and 6, 1872, which Nominated for President and Vice-President Ulysses S. Grant and Henry Wilson. Reported by Francis H. Smith, Official Reporter (Washington: Gibson Brothers, 1872) and Appendix. Roll of Delegates and Alternates to the National Union Republican Convention, held at Philadelphia, June 5 and 6, 1872, with Post Office Address of Each. Together with a Statement of Number of Delegates to which Each State was Entitled; Names of Officers of the State Committees, and the Calls and Platforms of all the Republican National Conventions Since 1856 * The Greeley Record: Showing the Opinions and Sentiments of Horace Greeley on Office Seeking &#150; The Presidency &#150; The Democratic Party &#150; Prominent Democrats, North and South &#150; Secession and Secessionists &#150; War and Peace &#150; Jefferson Davis as President and Prisoner &#150; Finance &#150; Fourierism &#150; Temperance &#150; Social Reform &#150; Naturalized Citizens &#150; other Public Topics &#150; and Himself ** Horace Greeley&#146;s Views on Virginia, and what he Knows about the South &#150; Slave-breeding &#150; Mixed Schools &#150; Miscegenation &#150; Making Sectional War &#150; Kansas and the South &#150; Favoring Secession &#150; Letting &#147;The Erring Sisters Go&#148; &#150; Confiscation, Rapine, and Ravage &#150; Slave Insurrections &#150; Supporting General Butler&#146;s New Orleans Order &#150; the Ku-Klux Trials * Greeley Illustrated. My Own Words and Deeds. * Horace Greeley, &#147;The Chappaqua Sage.&#148; What he knows About Partisan Politics &#150; Glances at his Political Record. * Greeley on the Ku-Klux. Comments of the New York Evening Post on the Speech of Mr. Greeley at Corry, Pennsylvania, September 25, 1872 * Greeley vs. Grant. The Duty of True Democrats. An Open Letter by Hon. Phillip Clayton, of Georgia. What a Life-Long Democrat Thinks &#150; Letter of Gen. John A. Dix, of New York * How the Tribune Renominated General Grant. Horace Greeley&#146;s Gubernatorial Aspirations. A Chapter of Secret Political History * Horace Greeley Unmasked * &#147;What I Know About&#148; Horace Greeley&#146;s Secession, War and Diplomatic Record. A Letter Written (Not Published) in 1870, by Thurlow Weed to Thomas C. Acton (New York: James McGee, 1872) * The National Finances. 1871. Reduction of National Debt &#150; Saving of Interest &#150; Bonds Purchased &#150; Public Credit &#150; United States and National Bank Currency &#150; Receipts and Expenditures, 1869-&#146;70 &#150; Receipts and Expenditures for Two Years Ended March 31st, 1871 &#150; Expenditures of Fiscal Years Compared &#150; Internal Revenue &#150; Reduction of Taxes &#150; Postal Service &#150; Conclusion * National Finances. A Vindication of Republican Statesmanship, Fidelity, and Economy * The Contrast. Republican and Democratic Financial Management and Policies Compared. Two Years and One Month of Republican Administration of National Affairs ------ "Campaign Documents" pamphlets were collected and bound by the Union Republican Congressional Committee especially for President Grant. Comprised of some forty senators and congressmen, the URCC earnestly promoted Grant as party standard-bearer in 1872. The URCC directed a vast media campaign, inundating prospective voters with sanitized newspaper and journal articles, advertisements, broadsides, and pamphlets. The pamphlets delineated goals and identified milestones of the Republican party to justify the continuation of Reconstruction ----Provenance: From the estate of Ulysses S. Grant, included in Sotheby's January 18,19, 2001, sale, lot 138. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Contrat de mariage, calligraphié et enluminé, établi entre M. Edmond Turquet, député de l'Aisne, et Mlle Marie de Montgomery Love, reçu par Maître Octave Trousselle notaire à Paris le 12 avril 1872.

      1872 - 1 vol. grand in-8 relié plein chagrin rouge, chasses richement orné, Paris, 1872, 7 pp. enluminées Charmant exemplaire d'un contrat de mariage enluminé (reliure abîmée au dos en tête). Plusieurs fois sous-secrétaire d'Etat, Edmond Turquet était le petit-fils du conventionnel Le Carlier d'Ardon. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De l'électrisation localisée et de son application à la physiologie, à la pathologie et à la thérapeutique (avec envoi à Alexis Joffroy)

      Paris, J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1872. - Paris, J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1872 ; in-8, XII, 1120 pp., 3 planches h.t. (dont 1 dépl. en couleur) et 255 figures dans le texte, demi-chagrin vert bouteille de l'époque, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au neurologue Alexis Joffroy, quelques rousseurs, sinon très bon état. Troisième édition de cet ouvrage très novateur, en grande partie originale, la plus complète et la mieux illustrée (édition définitive). La première partie (p. 1-308) est consacrée à la méthodologie. Dans la seconde partie, Duchenne rapporte ses "recherches cliniques, électro-pathologiques, électro-thérapeutiques, prothétiques et orthopédiques" dans différentes affections neurologiques et neuro-musculaires. C'est dans cette édition que Duchenne isole pour la première fois (à partir d'une série de 13 observations personnelles), sous le nom de "paralysie pseudo-hypertrophique", la myopathie qui porte toujours son nom, et qui est la première grande affection héréditaire infantile à avoir bénéficié (en 1987) de la génétique moléculaire. Il décrit aussi, pour la première fois, la paralysie radiculaire supérieure, bien étudiée ultérieurement par le neurologue allemand Erb (paralysie de type Duchenne-Erb). Par ailleurs, Duchenne donne une description remarquée de la poliomyélite (pp. 381-437) ; il avait inspiré la thèse de son fils sur ce sujet ; il reconnait la survenue possible chez l'adulte d'une poliomyélite. Le chapitre (pp. 486-563) consacré à l'atrophie musculaire progressive, ou maladie d'Aran-Duchenne, est ici dans sa version définitive. Les pages IX à XII donnent la liste des publications antérieures de l'auteur. Exemplaire séduisant, avec un envoi de Duchenne à Joffroy, qui était alors interne des hôpitaux et qui deviendra (après avoir été l'élève de Charcot, de Duchenne et de Vulpian) médecin des hôpitaux puis titulaire de la chaire des maladies mentales et de l'encéphale à Sainte-Anne (les envois de Duchenne sont très rares). Garrison &Morton, 614 et 1995 (1ère édition) ; Haymaker & Schiller, The founders of neurology, pp. 430-434 ; Ashwal, The founders of child neurology, pp. 227-235 ; A.E.H. Emery, The history of a genetic disease : Duchenne muscular dystrophy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

      MacMillan and Co. 1866 &, London 1872 - First editions. Octavo, two volumes. Bound in early 20th-century full red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Gilt vignettes to front and rear panels of each volume, gilt tooling on spine. All edges gilt, silk endpapers. Original cloth covers and spine bound in at rear. In fine condition. Housed in a early custom box, which shows some wear. Alice's Adventures were "born on a golden afternoon" in July 1862, when the Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (better known as Lewis Carroll) took the three small daughters of Dean Liddell of Christ Church on a boating trip up the Isis. Carroll delighted the three children by relating Alice's adventures, and eventually promised his favorite among the three, Alice Liddell, to write the story down for her. Through the Looking-Glass can be seen as a mirror image of the Alice's Adventures. For example, the latter begins outdoors in the warmth of May 4 and uses the imagery of playing cards, while the former begins indoors on a snowy, cold November 4 and uses the imagery of chess. "The two Alice books completed the reinstatement of the imagination, so long disapproved of by the opponents of fairy stories, to its proper place. 'Alice is, in a word, a book of that extremely rare kind which will belong to all the generations to come until the language becomes obsolete'" (Carpenter & Prichard, 102). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gallus Varius (Forked-tail Jungle-fowl)

      New York 1872 - Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835-1915) was an American zoologist and a founding member of the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the American Ornithologists&#146; Union. Elliot was a noted figure in the nineteenth century scientific community for his talent as an artist and his collection of ornithological specimens, thought to be the of the finest in private collection. Elliot traveled throughout Europe and Asia studying and collecting. Through his own financing, Elliot was able to produce numerous comprehensive color-plate books on birds and mammals, without having to concede size or quality. Considered the highest achievement of Elliot&#146;s career, he published two volumes of &#147;A Monograph of the Phasianidae&#148; from 1870-1872. The monograph was issued in six parts and contains over 80 extraordinarily detailed and beautiful plates. The superb plates from Daniel Giraud Elliot&#146;s &#147;A Monograph of the Phasianidae or Family of Pheasants&#148; display the outstanding attention to detail and skill of the author as well as the artists Joseph Wolf, Joseph Smith and John Gerrard Keulemans, whom worked with Elliot on many of the prints. This lithograph, Gallus Varius, measures 23.25&#148; x 18.5&#148;, and is in mint condition. Commonly called Forked-tailed, Javan or Green Jungle-fowl, these birds are expertly hand-colored, the male in vibrant shades extending from head to tail-feather. The wattle and crown of the male is has lighter shades of pink, green, yellow and blue, whereas his body is rich with color and patterns in green, blue, yellow and orange with a dark black underside. The female Javan Junglefowl is more plain in color but has intricate patterns throughout her feathers in shades of black, brown and white. Their poses and the lush background add to this dynamic lithograph.

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        A Handbook to the Birds of Egypt.

      London: John Van Voorst, 1872. - 8vo., (9 2/8 x 6 inches). 14 FINE hand-coloured lithographs by Keulemans. Contemporary half tan calf, gilt, pink cloth (endleaves a bit spotted). Provenance: The supra libros, engraved armorial bookplate of Sir James Lamont (1828-1913), 14th laird of Knockdow, on the front paste-down, and signature on the title-page. First edition. Shelley, the nephew of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, made three trips to the Nile and many of the birds depicted here are illustrated for the first time by Keulemans who began his career as a taxidermist providing stuffed birds to the State Museum of Natural History at Leiden. The director of that museum encouraged Keulemans to pursue his love of natural history, where he obtained a scientific appointment after an expedition to West Africa in 1865 and 1866. His accomplishments in illustration came to the notice of Richard Bowdler Sharpe, later a director of the British Museum, who encouraged him to move to England. Keulemans quickly achieved wide recognition and established himself as the most popular bird artist of the late Victorian period. He regularly provided illustrations for "The Ibis" and "The Proceedings of the Zoological Society". He illustrated many important bird books including Buller's "A History of the Birds of New Zealand" (1873), Shelley's "Monograph of the Sun-Birds" (1876-1880), William Vincent Legge's "Birds of Ceylon" (1880), Daniel Giraud Elliot's "Monograph of the Hornbills" (1887-1892), Richard Bowdler Sharpe's "Monograph on Kingfishers" (1868-1871), Henry Seebohm's "Monograph on Thrushes" (1902), and Osbert Salvin's "Biologia Centrali-Americana" (1879-1904). From the distinguished library of Sir James Lamont, who was a seasoned traveler: "Among the voyages undertaken by the late Sir James Lamont, Bart of Knockdow (a brief sketch of whose career was published yesterday), were visits to his river estate in Trinidad. Soon after succeeding to this estate, in 1850, he crossed the Cape to Trinidad in a coolie-ship, which was wrecked in the Boca de Monos, without loss of life. During the next few years he made three more voyages to the West Indies, as well as to the United States and Canada. He also visited Egypt, Greece, and Turkey. In 1858 7 1859, in his yacht Ginvera, a schooner of 142 tons, he made voyages to Spitzbergon, and in 1861 he published an account of his sporting adventures in northern seas under the title of "Season with the Sea-Horses". In 1869 Mr. Lamont built the Diana, a three-masted Schooner of 251 tons, with auxiliary steam, specially designed for Arctic travel, and in that year and the two following years he made further expeditions to the Polar seas. An account of these voyages appeared in 1876 under the title of "Yatching in the Artic Seas." Mr. Lamont made his last voyage to the West Indies in 1889" (Obituary "The Scotsman" Thursday 31st July 1913). Nisen IVB 872; Anker 469; Fine Bird Books, p.108; Wood, p.566; Zimmer, p.588. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and Connections; Map of the Mexico National Railway, Including Its Proposed Extensions and Connections, Showing Also the Relative Position of Mexico to the United States the West Indies, and the Adjacent Oceans

      National Railway Publications Comp. 1872 - Albert von Motz Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and Connections; Map of the Mexico National Railway, Including Its Proposed Extensions and Connections, Showing Also the Relative Position of Mexico to the United States the West Indies, and the Adjacent Oceans Philadelphia: National Railway Publication Comps., 1872 The Denver & Rio Grande railroad was established in 1870 by soldier and railroad builder General William Jackson Palmer as a narrow gauge railway system with the grand plan of connecting Denver with Mexico City. The line was notable for its many engineering achievements, including the highest railroad beds in the United States and the first large-scale application of narrow gauge road. At one time the railroad had more narrow gauge track than any other line in North America. Palmer was one of the few U.S. entrepreneurs who desired to connect the country in a north-south orientation and was especially singular in his desire to extend his railroad into Mexico, a goal which he eventually accomplished by working in Mexico itself. Although the railroad was eventually absorbed by the Union Pacific, its final achievements were noteworthy. It ran the last passenger train in the West after the creation of Amtrak, and its scenic trains operate even today in Colorado and New Mexico. The report with its detailed maps to stockholders is by no means a dry corporate production. In fact, it is an enthusiastic promotional of Colorado by a passionate visionary. Palmer declares: &#147;The idea of a north and south railway, following the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains from the principal city of the new West-Denver-southward to Mexico, arose from a conviction that this belt of country had especial advantages in its location, climate, and natural resources.&#148; Palmer sets forth the advantages and potential in the region, including mining, stock raising, agriculture, natural resources, and towns waiting to spring forth. For example, he warmly promotes the growing town of Colorado Springs established by him only two years earlier. His vision of a new West opened up large areas to settlement that had been by-passed by other railroads. Not immune however to potential problems, Palmer devotes a large portion of this report to defending and explaining the advantages of narrow gauge railroad construction. General William Jackson Palmer (1836-1910) was a distinguished Union cavalry officer and railroad executive. After the war, he served as an official of the Union Pacific Railroad&#146;s Eastern Division, which, became the Kansas City Pacific and later merged into the Union Pacific. In 1870, he became president of the Denver and Rio Grande and completed its line westward by 1883. During the 1880s, he organized and constructed Mexican railroads, and two lines from Mexico City to the border were completed by 1890. The maps alone make this report valuable and important and illustrate Palmer&#146;s sweeping vision. The first map, showing the road from Denver to the Mexican border, illustrates the line as conceived in the U.S., and was also probably handed out as a separate promotional piece, not only for investors but also for potential settlers. The second map (still bound in the wrappers) shows the Company&#146;s lands that are available for settlement and development. The third map (still bound in the wrappers) demonstrates the difficulty of the grades and terrain that must be overcome. The final map is a grand production showing the U.S. and Mexico with the projected route to join the two countries and the nexus of international and national trade routes that meet the terminus at Vera Cruz. This last map, which is rare and little-known, demonstrates graphically Palmer&#146;s plan to tie Denver to the rest of the world. Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and Connections 34 ¼&#148; x 23 ¾&#148; framed Map of the Mexico National Railway, Including Its Proposed Extensions and Connections, Showing Also the Relative Position of Mexico to the United States the Wes

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        A Natural History of British Moths

      George Bell & Sons, LONDON 1872 - A nice set complete in 4 volumes with 132 hand coloured plates as called for. In green half leather bindings with gilt titles. The marbled boards are matched by the marbled endpapers. Teg. All the volumes have some rubbing to the leather principally at the edges and corners and along the joints. The spines have faded to a sage green colour. All the bindings are sound and tight. The contents have some light spotting in places but are otherwise very nice and clean with good quality plates. Vol I has some foxing to preliminaries and this extends to the frontispiece and title page and some of the blank pages at the end. The remaining contents are in nice clean condition and the plates are tissue guarded. The plate numbering changes from latin to arabic at times. Vol II has some foxing to preliminaries as in Vol I but is generally clean and bright otherwise. Vol III is without a tissue guard to the frontispiece but is clean and bright throughout. Vol IV has some spotting to preliminaries as per Vols I and II, and 2 plates have torn tissue guards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DON LAZARILLO VIZCARDI. Sus Investigaciones Músicas Con Ocasion Del Concurso á Un Magistrado De Capilla Vacante DOS TOMOS.

      Imp. De Rivadeneyra, Madrid 1872 - Vol. I: Retrato grabado, LXI, 368 pág. 1 h.; vol. II: 2 h., 396 pág. , 1 h. Introduccion de francisco asenjo Barbieri. Ejemplares nominativos y numerados, n.º 256, de una tirada de 300 en papel de hilo, canto superior dorado y barbas. Conserva ex-libris del anterior propietario. Antonio Eximeno fue uno de los más importantes renovadores de la teoría musical del siglo XVIII. Size: 24x17 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Natural History of British Moths. 4 volume set

      London Bell and Daldry 1872. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed [Reprint] Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). 253pp;180pp;223pp;321pp. Nearly 2000 exquisitely colouredspecimens. Plates contain nearly 2000 exquisitely coloured specimens.

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        L'Eruzione del Vesuvio 26 Aprile 1872 ore 5 P.M.

      Napoli, 1872. albumen print, 23,5 x 17,8 cm. KEYWORDS:italy / vesuvio

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        Originalt brev.

      Originalt håndskrevet brev, dateret 10/11 1872. Kbhvn. Med fuld signatur og modtager forneden. Brevet har fire foldemærker og en arkivannotation i øverste venstre hjørne, men er ellers meget velholdt.. Fantastisk brev fra J.P. Jacobsen til sin forlægger Frederik Hegel, der fuldt ud lyder: 'Jeg mener at den nye Bog af Darwin bør hedde: "Menneskeslægtens Oprindelse og Parringsvalget." hvilket ogsaa er den ordrette Oversættelse undtagen for det første Ords Vedkommende, men: "Menneskets Oprindelse" lyder saa ilde. // Med udmærket Højagtelse J.P. Jacobsen.'** J.P. Jacobsen, der var meget naturalistisk interesseret og skrev prisopgave om alger, studerede grundigt Darwins nye og dengang overordentligt kontroversielle tanker, og påtog sig mammutopgaven at oversætte Darwins værker til dansk. I 1872 udkom 'Arternes Oprindelse'. Titlen på den næste store bog krævede dog lidt finpudsning: Den endelige titel blev 'Menneskets Afstamning og Parringsvalget', der udkom 1874-1875. Og imens skrev han mesterværkerne Mogens og Fru Marie Grubbe

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