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        Album artistico della citta' d'Asti eseguito dal fotografo Vittorio Ecclesia con brevi illustrazioni di G. B. Longo ed E Maggiora - Vergano 1878

      Stabilimento Tipo - Litografico G. Dresco, 1878. Album in 8 oblungo rilegato in p. tl. edit. verde scuro con titolo oro impresso a secco al p. anteriore entro cornice con fregi contenente 16 fotografie all'albumina con bordi stondati cm 23 x 17,5 ca. (misura della sola fotografia) montate su cartoncino entro cornicetta raffiguranti vari scorci della citta' di Asti. Ogni fotografia e' accompagnata da un foglio seguente con un testo che descrive le principali caratteristiche del luogo o del monumento fotografato. Sono ritratti: Asti a volo d'uccello; Chiesa cattedrale (veduta di scorcio); Chiesa cattedrale (veduta a Mezzogiorno); chiesa cattedrale (interno); antico battistero di San Pietro (interno); chiesa di San Secondo e palazzo municipale; chiesa di San Martino; chiesa di S. Caterina (opera pia del Michelerio); Santuario della beata Vergine del Portone; veduta generale di piazza Alfieri; veduta parziale di piazza Alfieri; monumento a Vittorio Alfieri; palazzo ove nacque Vittorio Alfieri; palazzo di Bellino e Ottolenghi; antico teatro municiaple e osservatorio Porcelli; stabilimento della societa' enologica astigiana. Vittorio Ecclesia nacque a Pieve di Scalenghe nel 1847, mori' ad Asti nel 1928. Gia' a nove anni lavorava in bottega presso un fotografo di Torino. Nel 1870 si trasferi' ad Asti dove apri' uno studio fotografico in via San Martino 10, lo studio Ecclesia, che diventera' poi Fotografia Alfieri. Ecclesia, fra i piu' importanti fotografi piemontesi dell'Ottocento, realizzo' lavori fra i quali la campagna fotografica dei castelli valdostani e le foto del borgo medievale di Torino. ITA

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        La Vigne. Voyage autour des Vins de France. Étude physiologique, anecdotique, humoristique et même scientifique

      Plon, 1878. In - 4° (285x190mm), pp. (8), 659, (1), legatura originale m. pelle rosso vivo con titolo, filetti, fregi vegetali in oro entro scomparti su dorso a falsi nervi. Tagli dorati. Piatti in percallina rossa con filettature plurime a secco. Un'antiporta figurata con allegoria enologica e oltre 400 incisioni n.t. e f.t. tra cui 94 "portraits" a p. pagina numerati e accompagnati da esplicazioni e didascalie disegnati da Bertall. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale di uno dei più attraenti libri a soggetto enologico mai pubblicati, steso in forma gradevolemente narrativa, del noto illustratore ed incisore parigino Bertall, al secolo Albert D'Arnoux (1820 - 1882), attivissimo caricaturista e collaboratore di riviste e periodici del secondo Ottocento. "Le spirituel caricaturiste passe en revue les différents vins de Bourgogne, de la Gironde et de la Champagne; et conte, avec beaucoup d'humour, une foule d'anecdotes sur les vins, les vignes, les vignerons, les propriètaires et les dégustateurs" (Vicaire). Nel libro sono presenti anche cenni sulla classificazione dei vini, sul Borgogna, sul Bordeaux, sul confronto tra il vino e la birra, sull'arte di degustare i vini, sul Medoc, sullo Château - Laffitte, sullo Château - Margaux, sul cognac, sulla fillossera, sulle vigne del Midi di Francia, sulle vendemmie nella regione dei Pirenei, sulla falsificazione dei vini, sugli champagnes, su Dom Pérignon, ecc. Alle pp. 60 - 61 sono contenuti due "calligrammes" in cui il testo viene a comporre le figure di un calice e di un fiasco di vino; forse anche per tale particolarità grafica il volume venne letto e apprezzato, molti anni dopo, da Guillaume Apollinaire. Vicaire, p.87: "Les exemplaires du premières tirage sont recherchés". Bitting, p. 38: "Numerous anecdotes are given on the wines, the vineyardists, the proprietors, and tasters. The book is exceptional and, according to Vicaire, much sought". Carteret, III, p. 89. Simon, 110. Schramli, 50. Monod, 1473. Oberlé, 409. Francese

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        Hokusai Manga. 14

      1878. - Edo [Tokyo] 1878, 15,5x22,5cm, cousu. - Posthumous edizione di uno degli ultimi volumi di Manga che riunisce schizzi di Hokusai. 50 pagine con 17 incisioni a doppia pagina, il resto a pagina singola (vista del monte Fuji, guerrieri, gli agricoltori, le gru, cortigiana). fisarmonica Volume, collegati da una cucitura. coperta gialla modellato con tag titolo (ora relativamente illeggibile). Piccole macchie sulle stoviglie. nuova copia. La varietà Hokusai manga di soggetti, scene di vita quotidiana, ma anche scene di battaglia, anche scene di leggende tipicamente giapponesi, animali e fiori. "E 'generalmente considerato che, dopo un intenso periodo di produzione, Hokusai sélectionna molto attentamente i suoi schizzi, e anche ridisegnato un numero, disponendole secondo l'ordine che conosciamo oggi. Tuttavia, Michener sostiene che l'impostazione pagina in diversi schizzi su un dato bordo è stato effettivamente deciso dagli scrittori ed editori, non da Hokusai se stesso ". Wikipedia. Si ricorda che la tecnica di stampe giapponesi è molto vicino al disegno originale, dal disegno apposta in inchiostro su un pezzo di legno incisore scavo, precisamente lungo le linee del disegno stesso da questa distrutta funzionamento. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale posthume d'un des derniers volumes de Manga réunissant les croquis de Hokusaï. 50 pages contenant 17 gravures sur double page, le reste en page simple (vue du mont Fuji, guerriers, paysans, grues, courtisane), le tout en noir et gris. Volume en acordéon, relié par une couture. couverture jaune à motifs avec étiquette de titre (devenue relativement illisible). Petites taches sur les plats. Exemplaire frais. Les hokusaï manga traitent de sujets variés, des scènes de la vie quotidiennes, mais aussi des scènes guerrières, également des scènes de légendes typiquement japonaises, des animaux et des fleurs. "On considère en général que, après une période de production intense, Hokusai sélectionna très soigneusement ses croquis, et en redessina même un certain nombre, en les disposant selon l'ordre que nous connaissons aujourd'hui. Cependant, Michener soutient que la mise en page des différents croquis sur une planche donnée a été en réalité décidée par les graveurs et les éditeurs, et non par Hokusai lui - même." Wikipedia. On rappellera que la technique de l'estampe japonaise est très proche du dessin original, puisqu'on apposait le dessin à l'encre sur un pièce de bois que le graveur creusait, suivant précisément les lignes du dessin, lui - même détruit par cette opération.  

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        La méthode graphique dans les sciences expérimentales et particulièrement en physiologie et en médecine

      Paris, G. Masson, [1878]. de (4), XIX, (1), 673 et (3) pages exemplaire broché, sous couvertures imprimées de l'éditeur [1878], [1878], in - 8, de (4), XIX, (1), 673 et (3) pages, exemplaire broché, sous couvertures imprimées de l'éditeur, Première édition, rare, de cet ouvrage capital qui forme l'aboutissement des travaux de médecine appliquée de Marey sur la transcription dans un langage objectif, scientifique et neutre des phénomènes physiologiques et sensorielles : "la méthode graphique [...] saisit des nuances qui échapperaient aux autres moyens d'observation [et] traduit les phases de la marche d'un phénomène avec une clarté que le langage ne possède pas". Cette publication constitue aussi un tournant : à partir de 1880, les recherches de Marey porteront principalement sur l'invention de l'image animée, sur la captation et la retranscription de corps en mouvement. Ainsi, lors de sa réédition, en 1885, le présent texte fut augmenté d'un supplément "sur le développement de la méthode graphique par la photographie". Plus de 340 figures gravées sur bois dans le texte d'appareils, de courbes et de tracés montrent l'utilisation de nouveaux appareils, entre autres inventés par Marey, servant pour des mesures physiologiques ou médicales. Malgré de rares rousseurs, bel exemplaire, broché. DSB, IX, 103 ; Rothshuh, History of Physiology, p. 274

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        Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory Including A Complete Business Directory of Kansas City, MO., 1878. Volume I

      R. L. Polk & Co., And A. C. Danser, Detroit, MI 1878 - 939+ pages. Covers are well worn, with much of spine cover chipped away. Paper over top and bottom boards is rubbed and worn, and there is some loss of paper. Hinges (internal) are cracked, though holding solid. Text block remains tight. Inked address stamp at top of advertising front paste down, and heavily penciled name/address at top of advertising front free end page. Ink stamped address is also seen at the top of the advertising rear free end leaf. Front end leaves are a little soiled and smudged. Remaining contents are generally clean with a little age and foxing on edges, and occasional smudges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory Including A Complete Business Directory of Kansas City, MO , 1878 Volume I

      Detroit, MI: R. L. Polk & Co., And A. C. Danser, 1878 939+ pages. Covers are well worn, with much of spine cover chipped away. Paper over top and bottom boards is rubbed and worn, and there is some loss of paper. Hinges (internal) are cracked, though holding solid. Text block remains tight. Inked address stamp at top of advertising front paste down, and heavily penciled name/address at top of advertising front free end page. Ink stamped address is also seen at the top of the advertising rear free end leaf. Front end leaves are a little soiled and smudged. Remaining contents are generally clean with a little age and foxing on edges, and occasional smudges. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

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        Michel Strogoff. De Moscou à Irkoutsk, suivi de un drame au Mexique

      J. Hetzel, 1878. - J. Hetzel, Paris 1878, Grd. in - 8 (18x27,5cm), 370pp., relié. - Edizione illustrata con i disegni di J. Férat, incisa da Barbant. Di cartone con due elefanti in un blu navy splendida firmato Lenègre, digitare 1. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de dessins de J. Férat, gravés par Barbant. Cartonnage aux deux éléphants dans un splendide bleu marine signé Lenègre, du type 1. Dos à trois caissons ornés. Second plat portant un macaron à froid rond, inscrit à froid en bas à gauche Lenegre rel. Gardes grises.  Très belle première plaque aux ors bien brillants. Une petite tache noire le long du mors supérieur sur 3mn. Coin droit bas légèrement replié. Mors ouvert en queue sur 1 cm. Dos bien frais, du plus bel effet dans cette couleur. Coiffes frottées. Petites taches bleuâtres constellant le second plat. Coins frottés. Rousseurs pâles éparses, exception en page de titre. Malgré les défauts signalés, bel exemplaire, à la percaline encore luisante.

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        Almanach - Traités Divers

      1878. DELARUE, GOIN. Non daté. In-16.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc, dans le texte et hors-texte. Titre, roulettes, et fleurons dorés sur le dos cuir marron. Coins frottés. Quelques pages détachées. Almanach théorique et pratique, du Jardinier, illustré par Vincent Lucas (190 pages) - Almanach Gressent pour 1878, par Gressent (174 pages) - Almanach Gressent pour 1879 (183 pages) - Almanach de la bonne Cuisine, Calendrier de la bonne Chère (200 pages) - Almanach-manuel du Chasseur, par Robert Duchêne (118 pages) Nouvel almanach des Jeux de Cartes, par Bonneveine (178 pages, Bésique, Jacquet, Piquet, Piquet Normand, Ecarté, Triomphe, Reversis, Mouche, Boston, Bouillotte, Whist, Trictrac, Dames, Domino, Billard) - Almanach-manuel de l'amateur de tours de cartes, par Bonneveine (124 pages) - Almanach du Savoir-Vivre, petit code de la bonne compagnie, par Mme la comtesse de Bassanville et illustré par H. de Hem (186 pages)

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE FRANCAISE EN 5 TOMES DONT UN SUPPLEMENT - COMPLET.

      1878. LIBRAIRIE HACHETTE ET CIE. DE 1878 A 1882. In - 4.Carré. Relié demi - cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos à nerfs. Rousseurs. 5 TOMES : 1+2+3+4+5 : 944 pages + paginé de 946 à 2080+ 1396 pages + paginé de 1398 à 2628 + Supplément : 375+84 pages dans un même volume. Titre, auteur, tomaison et fleurons dorés. Bords des plats, coins et coiffes un peu frottés. Coins abimés. Epidermures. Contre - plats jaspés. Texte sur 3 colonnes. Tome Premier: A - C ; Tome 2: D - H ; Tome 3: I - P ; Tome 4: Q - Z ; Supplément renfermant un grand nombre de termes d'art, de science, d'agriculture, etc. et de néologismes de tous genres appuyés d'exemples. Contenant : 1. Pour la Nomenclature : tous les mots du dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, tous les termes usuels des sciences, arts, metiers et vie pratique - 2. Pour la Grammaire : la prononciation de chaque mot figurée, l'examen des locutions, des idiotismes, des exceptions, etc... - 3. Pour la signification des mots : les definitions, synonymes principalement considérés dans leurs relations avec les définitions, etc... - 4. Pour la partie historique : une collection de phrases appartenant aux anciens ecrivains depuis les premiers temps de la langue française jusqu'au seizième siècle, et disposée dans l'ordre chronologique à la suite des mots auxquels elles se rapportent - 5. Pour l'Etymologie : La determination de chaque mot, etc... 6 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES.

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        Le Pape

      Calmann - Lévy, 1878. - Calmann - Lévy, Paris 1878, 15x23,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una copia del 15 Whathman. Associazione a bradel in pieno cotonina rossa, liscia schiena con un pinnacolo d'oro, come parte del blu notte Marocco, doppio appuntamento al netto e la coda, quindi il legame firmato Paul Vie. Prezioso autografo firmato dall'autore al Leconte de Lisle, poeta e leader del movimento parnassiana che avrà la presidenza di Victor Hugo a l'Accademia di Francia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 15 exemplaire sur Whathman. Reliure à la bradel en pleine percaline rouge, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, pièce de titre de maroquin bleu nuit, double filet et date en queue, reliure de l'époque signée Paul Vié.  Précieux envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo à Leconte de Lisle, poète et chef de file du mouvement parnassien, qui reprendra le fauteuil de Victor Hugo à l'académie française.

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        Konvolut von 4 Bibliographien zum Thema.

      Paris, Édouard Rouveyre bzw. Librairie du Cazinographile A. Corroenne, 1878-94. Kl.-8°. OBrosch.-Bde. in späterem marmor. Pp.-Schuber. Erstausgaben. - 1) Manuel du Cazinophile. Le petit-format a figures collection Parisienne in-18 (Vraie collection de Cazin). Paris, 1878. 2 Bll., 178 S. (Eines von 500 [ges. 624] Exemplaren). - 2) Bulletin du Cazinophile. Période initiale du petit format a vignettes et figures collection Cazin par A. Corroenne. (= Bibliographie générale des petits-formats dits Cazins). Paris, 1880. 2 Bll., 240 S. (Eines von 375 [ges. 377] Exemplaren). - 3) Petits joyaux bibliophiliques formats in-18, in-24, in-32. Collections précieuses publiées au dix-huitième siècle. Première série. Livres-bijoux précurseurs des Cazins. Biblio-iconographie historique des premières collections fondées de 1773 a 1779 a Lille, a Lyon et a Orléans. (Paris, 1894). 108 S., 1 weißes Bl. - 4) Icono-, mono-, bibliographie des petits formats in-24 du 18e siècle. Collection de Lyon avec copie inverse de ses gravures a l‘édition similaire en parallèle dans la collection rivale dite de Cazin. Paris, o. J. 2 Bll., 72 S. (Eines von 170 [ges. 277] Exemplaren). - Konvolut von vier Bibliographien zur Bibliothek des aus Reims gebürtigen Miniaturbuch-Sammlers [Cazin = Cazinopolis = Reims], die neben Nauroy zu den wichtigsten Bibliographien für frühe französische Miniaturbücher gehört. - Umschläge tlw. mit kl. Randein- bzw. ausrissen. Wenige Lagen etw. gelockert. Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Cazin, Manuel du Cazinophile, Bulletin du Cazinophile, Petits joyaux bibliophiliques formats in-18, in-24, in-32. Collections précieuses publiées au dix-huitième siècle, Icono-, mono-, bibliographie des petits formats in-24 du 18e siècle, Miniaturbuch, Miniaturbücher, Minibücher, Bücher kleinsten Formats, petit format

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        Schwarz - Indien.

      (Hartleben),, Wien 1878 - Wien (Hartleben), 1878. Gr. 8°. 205 (3) S. mit 43 Textabb. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung und dreiseitigem Blauschnitt. feines Ex. = Bekannte und unbekannte Welten, Bd. 41. Prachtausgabe. dt. EA. Fromm 26376. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung und dreiseitigem Blauschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6 in H.M. ships 'Alert' and 'Discovery'. With notes on the natural history, edited by H.W. Feilden. In two volumes

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1878. Two volumes, separately paged. Illus. Frontispiece in each volume. Hardcover Ex-library (Boston Anthenaeum), with the usual ownership markings and cancelled stamp; covers scuffed and rubbed, with edges frayed; extremities worn; vol. 1 rebacked, using original backstrip, and slightly skewed; cover cloth split at rear hinge of vol. 2; pages of both volumes lightly edge-browned, with occasional discoloration in margins, and small faint stamp on plates; frontispiece, title page, and plate at p.153 loose in vol. 2; otherwise very good condition.

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        Venezia. Palais Lucrezia Borgia davant la restauration

      Venezia, C.Naya, ca. 1878. Original photograph, albumen print, 25,6 x 33,5 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:italy/venezia/photo

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        BODIE AND ESMERALDA BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE REVIVAL OF AFFAIRS IN TWO SINGULARLY INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT MINING DISTRICTS...

      San Francisco, 1878. 60pp. plus two folding maps. 12mo. Original printed wrappers. Minor soiling and wear. Very good. A rare pamphlet describing the early history of two California mining districts at the height of their boom. A profitable deposit of gold-bearing ore was discovered in Bodie in 1876, and over the next few years the population soared to 5000-7000. The once small town bustled with activity, boasting as many as sixty-five saloons spread along a one mile strip. With details on more than twenty mines, as well as tunnels, railroad routes, and other information useful for the prospective investor or settler. COWAN, p.671.

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        Un Capitaine De Quinze Ans

      Hetzel, Paris - Non daté (1878). Collection Hetzel, Les Voyages Extraordinaires. Cartonnage Hetzel percaline bleue Roi, "aux deux éléphants, titre dans le cartouche", cartonnage très rare dans cette couleur. 1ère édition, 1er plat signé A. Souze, 2e plat type f, trois tranches dorées, catalogue à la fin, illustré, intérieur bon état. Discrète restauration ancienne. Size: In8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of the North-China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, New Series No. XII. . Including Shi-king, or Classic of Poetry of the Chinese, by Thomas W. Kingsmill

      Shanghai: Celestial Empire Office, 1878 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 21.1*14*4.7cm, 337p. Hardcover in modern binding with new endpapers, with 3 folded tables and 18 folded diagrams of temperature, atmosphere pressure, precipitation, wind directions and other aspects of weather in Asia. Contents: Article I. On the Stone Figures at Chinese Tombs and the Offering of Living Sacrifices by William Frederik Mayers. Article II. The Comparative Study of Chinese Dialects by E. H. Parker. Article III. Droughts in China, A. D. 620 to 1643 by Alex Hosie. Article IV. Sunspots and Sun-shades observed in China, B.C. 28 to A.D. 1617 by Alex Hosie. Article V. The Ancient Language and Cult of the Chows; being Notes Critical and Exegetical on the Shi-king, or Classic of Poetry of the Chinese by Thomas W. Kingsmill. Article VI. The Climate of Eastern Asia by Dr. H. Fristsche. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Twelfth Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 1878 Maps and Panoramas

      Washington: Government Printing Office. Good with no dust jacket. 1878. Hardcover. Black cloth government binding folder containing 10 maps. Soil on boards and regular holes in boards where string may have bound the boards. A list of sheets pasted into the front lists 7 maps, but 10 numbered maps are included. The maps range from good to very good condition and have some chipped edges, light soil on backs, and fold edge tears, with the first map showing the most wear and tears along fold edges. The geologic maps are color. The last three, 8-10, are topographic maps of parts of Wyoming, Southeastern Idaho, and Northeastern Utah. The List of Sheets is 1. Economic map of Portions of Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah 2. Geologic map of portions of Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah 3. Geologic map of part of Central Wyoming 4. Geologic map of parts of Western Wyoming and Southeastern Idaho 5. Geologic map of Western Wyoming, Southeastern Idaho, and Northeastern Utah 6. Geologic map of the Yellowstone National Park 7. Panoramic views in the Wind River and Teton Mountains (has brown tinting only). These are some of the earliest detailed geologic maps of the mountain West, compiled under US Geological and Geographical Survey Director F. V. Hayden. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 10 pp .

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        Vue d'Odessa. Steps to Harbour

      1878. Original photograph, albumen print, 25,8 x 42,2 cm, on original mount. Few small spots at upper border. Spot at left lower corner. KEYWORDS:russia/odessa/ukraine/photo

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        The Origin of Species

      John Murray London, 1878 1878, Sixth Edition, 20th Thousand. The sixth edition was the last edition personally revised by Darwin during his lifetime (1809-1882); in 1872 a new chapter was added and in 1876 Darwin added his corrections. The sixth edition is the edition in which the word "evolution" was used for the first time (although Darwin used this term in the Descent of Man, published a year earlier); a very handsome copy of an early edition, with a clean, bright, unmarked text, of this great, original work of science. Very good in original cloth. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Letters of John Keats to Fanny Brawne Written in the Years MDCCCXIX and MDCCCXX and Now Given from the Original Manuscripts with Introduction and Notes by Harry Buxton Forman

      Reeves and Turner, London 1878 - Hardcover. First Edition. Author's presentation copy, inscribed "W.M. Rossetti with H. Buxton Forman's kind regards 1 Feb '78." Beneath the inscription is the ownership inscription of Mary E. Madox Rossetti, recording her inheritance of the book from her father. The connections between Buxton Forman, editor of the Romantics, bibliophile, and (with Thomas J. Wise and alone) literary forger and the Rossettis are many and complicated. Forman began by writing positive critical comment on Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1869, leading to acquaintance with the painter-poet and then to a close friendship with William Michael, himself an editor of Keats, Blake, and Shelley, that lasted until their deaths. Over time, William Rossetti sold and gave Forman much Rossetti material, but he resisted authenticating the Wise-Forman forgeries of his brother's work. Bound in the original navy blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. It has been restored with the repair visible along both hinges. There is a repaired short closed tear to the cloth along the front hinge. Rubbing to gilt on spine and large black ink stain to front cover and margins of several pages. As the cloth is a deep navy blue, the black stain is not particularly visible on the cover. Offsetting to verso of signature page from a laid in newspaper clipping relating to Keats. Includes three illustrations: a portrait of Keats, silhouette of Fanny Browne, and facsimile of letter XXVII. From the collection of Stuart B. Schimmel. 128 pages plus 12 pages of advertisements. LIT/062316. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le Nouvel Opera de Paris.

      Ducher et Cie, Paris, 1878-1881. - Band 1 : 525 Seiten / Band 2 : Seiten 424. Einband und Schnitt leicht angeschmutzt. Rückseite Band 2 abgescheuerte Papierstelle. Rücken leicht stockfleckig. Papier altersgemäß nachgedunkelt. Vorsatzseiten leicht randwellig u. randlichtig. Folgeblatt jeweils auch stärker nachgedunkelt. Innen sehr sauber und gepflegt. Stabile Fadenheftung. Altersentsprechend sehr gutes Exemplare. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3200 Halbledereinband mit marmoriertem Papier. Blauer Sprenkelschnitt. Handgebundene Ausgaben.

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        A Complete Set of the Picture Books: The House that Jack Built; The Diverting History of John Gilpin; An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog; The Babes in the Wood; The Three Jovial Huntsmen; Sing a Song for Sixpence; The Queen of Hearts; The Farmer's Boy; Hey Diddle Diddle and Baby Bunting; A Frog He Would a-Wooing Go; The Milkmaid (Where are you going, my pretty maid); Fox Jumps over the Parson's Gate; Come Lasses and Lads; Ride A Cock Horse to Banbury Cross and A Farmer Went Trotting Upon His Grey Mare; Mrs. Mary Blaize; [and] The Great Panjandrum Himself

      George Routledge & Sons, London 1878 - a few are a little worn at the extremities else a very good set housed in two clam-shell boxes. four of the issues are present in two states[similar] [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Return of the Native

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1878. Three volumes complete - Volume One - vi, 303pp, [1]; Volume Two - vi, 297pp, [3] and Volume Three - vi, 320pp. Later full crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author and volume to third, remaining panels gilt with central flower head, surrounded by a quadrilobe and volutes with dots and small roundels in the background, covers with double fillet border and an inner single fillet frame, gilt rolls to edges and inner edges, t.e.g. Slightly rubbed to extremities, otherwise externally very good indeed. Internally very lightly browned with one or two small spots of foxing, but generally quite bright and clean. With frontispiece in volume one. The Foyle copy, with the Beeleigh Abbey bookplate to front pastedowns, also the Clement K. Shorter copy, with his bookplate to one of the blanks of volume one, with a presentation inscription by Hardy to Shorter on the half-title of volume one stating 'To Clement Shorter, Yours Sincerely, Thomas Hardy July 2. 1903'. Now housed in a cloth slipcase made by Temple Bookbinders. Hardy gave the original manuscript of 'The Return of the Native' to Shorter in 1908 in return for his having had a number of Hardy's manuscripts bound (Purdy, page 27), and whilst Purdy records two other books inscribed to Shorter by Hardy, books inscribed by Hardy are uncommon. Sadleir 1113, Purdy, pages 24-27. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Libro De Agricultura. Arreglo Hecho En Vista De La Traducción Castellana De D. José Banqueri Por D. Claudio Boutelou. Introducción De Esteban Boutelou.

      Biblioteca Científico Literaria, Sevilla 1878 - 508 y 547 pp. Bien encuadernado de época en tela. Lomera con dos tejuelos. =Esta obra recoge todo el saber agrícola y zootécnico de su época, siglo XII, pero no volvió a ver la luz hasta el siglo XVIII, cuando fue encontrada en la biblioteca del Escorial, traducida al español e impresa en Madrid en 1802 y en Sevilla en 1878. Después se tradujo en francés y se publicó en París en 1865. Desde entonces ha sido una referencia en materia de agricultura en Europa. Size: 2 Tomos En 1 Vol. En 8º [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gärtnerisches Skizzenbuch.

      Wiegandt Hempel & Parey, Berlin 1878 - Berlin, Wiegandt, Hempel & Parey, [1878-]1882. 38 x 32 cm. Titelblatt., 30 S., 60 teils gefalt. Farblithographien, darunter ein zweifach gefalteter Plan des Berliner Tiergartens. Neuer Leinenband (Hardcover) unter Verwendung von Fragmenten des Original-Kartoneinbandes. Neu mit Faden gebundenes und restauratorisch stabilisiertes Exemplar, Schimmelbefall behandelt. Im oberen Bereich durch Feuchtigkeit zusammengeklebte Seiten getrennt, teils mit minimalem Textverlust. Die Pläne überwegend recht sauber, aber teils auch im oberen Bereich durch Schimmelbefall verfärbt und an einigen Stellen etwas mürbe. Thomas Nietner, Königlicher Hofgärtner im Neuen Garten zu Potsdam, hat in diesem Buch zahlreiche eigene Entwürfe sowie solche von "Fachgenossen" mit Erläuterungen vorgestellt. Das Skizzenbuch ist gedacht als ein praktisches Vorlagen- und Ideenbuch für Gartengestalter und Bauherren, mit vielen dekorativen Details und Plänen. Sprache: deu Neu mit Faden gebundenes und restauratorisch stabilisiertes Exemplar, Schimmelbefall behandelt. Im oberen Bereich durch Feuchtigkeit zusammengeklebte Seiten getrennt, teils mit minimalem Textverlust. Die Pläne überwegend recht sauber, aber teils auch im oberen Bereich durch Schimmelbefall verfärbt und an einigen Stellen etwas mürbe. Neuer Leinenband (Hardcover) unter Verwendung von Fragmenten des Original-Kartoneinbandes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        YO SEMITE UNION CHAPEL ASSOCIATION. Building Fund. 5000 Dollars. 20,000 Shares of 25 Cents Each

      San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft & Co., Lith, 1878. 1st Printing. Some edge rash, with left edge showing removal from what apparently was a stapled pad. Certificate, "1 share", made out to "Miss Bessie M. Boyle". Vertical fold-line in center. About Very Good.. Single certificate, printed recto only. To right, a wood engraved vignette of the Chapel, 2-3/4" x 1-5/8". The image bracketed, on top & bottom, by two quotations from the bible: Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the Lord." (Haggai 1:8), followed underneath by, "The mountain of the Lord's house shall be established on the top of the mountains and shall be exalted above the hills." (Isaiah 2:2). Oblong format: 3-7/8" x 9-1/4" Even though this fundraising campaign reputedly raised only $1,511.70, vice the desired $5000, thanks to largess of others, the chapel was built, erected at the base of the "Four-mile Trail," and was first used on June 7, 1879. Mr. Charles Geddes, a leading architect of San Francisco, made and presented the plans. Mr. E. Thomson, also of San Francisco, erected the building at a cost of between three and four thousand dollars. Mr. H. D. Bacon of Oakland donated the bell. [Yosemite Chapel HIstory]. Here offered then is a rare stock certificate for this Yosemite project, whereon the stated purpose is "to erect an Undenominational house of Worship in the Yo Semite Valley, under direction of the California State S.S. Association." Albeit in a slightly different location, the chapel stands to this day, now a popular site for weddings. According to a local Yo Semite collector, only 3 of these certificates are known to have survived.

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        La méthode graphique dans les sciences expérimentales et particulièrement en physiologie et en médecine

      [187 - de (4), XIX, (1), 673 et (3) Paris, G. Masson, [1878], in-8, de (4), XIX, (1), 673 et (3) pages, exemplaire broché, sous couvertures imprimées de l'éditeur, Première édition, rare, de cet ouvrage capital qui forme l'aboutissement des travaux de médecine appliquée de Marey sur la transcription dans un langage objectif, scientifique et neutre des phénomènes physiologiques et sensorielles : "la méthode graphique [.] saisit des nuances qui échapperaient aux autres moyens d'observation [et] traduit les phases de la marche d'un phénomène avec une clarté que le langage ne possède pas". Cette publication constitue aussi un tournant : à partir de 1880, les recherches de Marey porteront principalement sur l'invention de l'image animée, sur la captation et la retranscription de corps en mouvement. Ainsi, lors de sa réédition, en 1885, le présent texte fut augmenté d'un supplément "sur le développement de la méthode graphique par la photographie". Plus de 340 figures gravées sur bois dans le texte d'appareils, de courbes et de tracés montrent l'utilisation de nouveaux appareils, entre autres inventés par Marey, servant pour des mesures physiologiques ou médicales. Malgré de rares rousseurs, bel exemplaire, broché. DSB, IX, 103 ; Rothshuh, History of Physiology, p. 274. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia graece et latine cum indice nominum et rerum absolutissimo. 5 Bände.

      Paris, Ambrosio Firmin-Didot, 1878. - Griechisch-lateinische Parallelausgabe. - Einbände beschabt u. bestoßen (vereinzelt kl. Bezugsfehlstellen). Vorderdeckeln m. Nummernschild. Vortitelbll. gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - gr Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 4°. Zus. ca. 3600 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt.

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        1776-1876. Centennial Memorial, in Congress. July 4,1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America.

      Artist: Columbian Publishing Company New York; Issued in: New York; date: 1878 - Artist: Columbian Publishing Company, New York; Issued in: New York; date: 1878; - Condition: Folds perfectly restored; One of the famous unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America.Issued as a copy arround 1878 in a comercial pamphlet. Only are few are still available.Very scarce 1876 broadside Centennial printing of the Declaration of Independence, engraved by Continental publishing and published by James McBride as part of an advertising campaign for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. The broadside is decorated with a lovely engraved border featuring ribbons and stars and an elaborate header that depicts a bald eagle flanked by six American flags.

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        Relazione sulla cultura dei cotoni in Italia. Seguita da una Monografia del Genere Gossypium.

      Rome and Palermo: Stamperia Reale and C. Visconti, 1877-1878. - Folio (19 x 13 2/8 inches). Fine chromolithographed title-page and 12 plates by Visconti after F.P. Rivas. Original grey cloth backed grey printed paper boards (a bit spotted and lightly soiled). Published to accompany the display at the Paris Exhibition of 1878. A centre for the making of fine cotton cloth from the Middle Ages, by the end of the 19th-century production had become highly mechanised, and faced fierce competition on a grand scale from the American producers. Catalogued by Kate Hunter [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Topographisch-statistisches Lexikon von Steiermark mit historischen Notizen und Anmerkungen. 3 Bände.

      Graz, Leykam, 1878-85. - Erstausgabe. - Erschien eigentlich bereits ab 1875 in Lieferungen, das zusammenfassende Titelblatt des ersten Bandes ist jedoch 1878 datiert. - Mit Ansichten von Graz, Bad Aussee, Bruck a. M., Eisenerz, Frohnleiten, Fürstenfeld, Hartberg, Irdning, Judenburg, Knittelfeld, Leibnitz, Leoben, Liezen, Marburg, Mautern, Murau, Pettau, Radkersburg, Rottenmann, Schladming, Semriach, Spielfeld, Stainz, Trofaiach, Voitsberg, Vorau, Vordernberg, Weiz, Wildon u.a. - Einbände etw. berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Kopfschnitt des letzten Bandes tlw. mit Wasserrand. Innendeckeln m. Resten entf. Aufkleber. Die Ortsbezeichnungen der Tafeln wie meist bindungsbedingt tlw. leicht angeschnitten. Durchg. etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Nebehay/W. II, 275; Schlossar 1007; Graff, Leykam, S. 111; List 309. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Gr.-8°. Mit 93 (1 gefalt.) Ansichten in Tonlithographie. VIII, 812; 1 Bl., 753 S.; 4 Bll., S. (753-)1492, OHLdr.-Bde. m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentiteln. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Letters of John Keats to Fanny Brawne Written in the Years MDCCCXIX and MDCCCXX and Now Given from the Original Manuscripts with Introduction and Notes by Harry Buxton Forman

      London: Reeves and Turner, 1878. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Author's presentation copy, inscribed "W.M. Rossetti with H. Buxton Forman's kind regards 1 Feb '78." Beneath the inscription is the ownership inscription of Mary E. Madox Rossetti, recording her inheritance of the book from her father. The connections between Buxton Forman, editor of the Romantics, bibliophile, and (with Thomas J. Wise and alone) literary forger and the Rossettis are many and complicated. Forman began by writing positive critical comment on Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1869, leading to acquaintance with the painter-poet and then to a close friendship with William Michael, himself an editor of Keats, Blake, and Shelley, that lasted until their deaths. Over time, William Rossetti sold and gave Forman much Rossetti material, but he resisted authenticating the Wise-Forman forgeries of his brother's work. Bound in the original navy blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. It has been restored with the repair visible along both hinges. There is a repaired short closed tear to the cloth along the front hinge. Rubbing to gilt on spine and large black ink stain to front cover and margins of several pages. As the cloth is a deep navy blue, the black stain is not particularly visible on the cover. Offsetting to verso of signature page from a laid in newspaper clipping relating to Keats. Includes three illustrations: a portrait of Keats, silhouette of Fanny Browne, and facsimile of letter XXVII. From the collection of Stuart B. Schimmel. 128 pages plus 12 pages of advertisements. LIT/062316.

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        Catalogue illustré des Livres Précieux, Manuscrits et Imprimés, faisant Partie de la Bibliothèque de M. Ambroise Firmin-Didot...

      [Compiled by G. Pawlowski]. 195 plates & facsimiles (some in color & some double-page). Six vols. Large thick 4to, cont. green half-morocco & marbled boards, t.e.g., other edges uncut. Paris: 1878-79-81-82-83-84. A magnificent set in matching bindings of the rare illustrated issue, limited to 500 numbered sets and printed on special and large paper, of one of the most magnificent collections of early French books, manuscripts, and fine bindings ever assembled. This is the only issue to contain the very fine reproductions in lithography, photogravure, and chromolithography, of illuminated MSS. and bindings. The Firmin-Didot sale marked the apotheosis of "classical" French bibliophily; it was the finest collection formed, and eventually dispersed, in 19th-century France. This set, "no. 60" was reserved for F.S. Ellis, the London bookseller, most likely for his greatest client, Sir Thomas Brooke (with his bookplate in the first five volumes). It was Brooke, of course, who owned the celebrated Pillone library. This set comes from the library of A.R.A. Hobson and, I believe, his father, G.D. Hobson. Laid-in are a number of rubbings of bindings and the occasional note concerning the whereabouts of various books from the library. A really fine and handsome set. Volumes 1, 2, and 5 have been ruled in red with prices in a contemporary hand. The final volume is numbered "197." .

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        Experimental Researches in Electricity . . . reprinted from the Philosophical Transactions. 3 volumes.

      Bernard Quaritch, London 1878 - 3 volumes. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1839, 1844, 1855 (but 1878-1882). 8vo (220 x 145 mm). viii, 574; viii, 302; viii, 588 pp. 17 engraved plates (13 folding), woodcut diagrams in text, half-titles in vols. 2 and 3 (not called for in vol. 1), no advertisement leaf at end of vol. 1. Original publisher's green pebbled cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Uncut and largely unopened. Text very clean, crisp and virtually unfoxed. Provenance: The library of Hugh Selbourne. An outstanding, well preserved and greatly unsophisticated copy, with only a few gatherings opened. ---- PMM 308, Horblit 29; Norman 762 (all for 1st ed.); DSB IV, 527-40. QUARITCH REPRINT of the FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, with line "Facsimile Reprint" to title-pages. Containing the 29 papers published by Faraday in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society between 1832 and 1852. The collection includes all of Faraday's most important contributions to the fields of electricity, electro-magnetic induction and magnetism. The author's epoch-making discovery of the means to generate electricity by electro-magnetic induction is the principle behind the dynamo and the transformer, and the foundation of the modern electrical industry. The experiments that Faraday recorded in this paper marked the begining of his "great series of investigations into electricity" (PMM), through which he established the identity of all types of electricity, the magnetic properties of the earth and his theory of "lines" or "tubes" of magnetic force, "the starting point for the revolutionary theories of Clerk Maxwell and later of Einstein" (PMM). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des dyspepsies

      1878 - (4)-284 pages Paris, Octave Doin, 1878, in-8, (4)-284 pages, broché, Thèse d'agrégation de médecine, présentée le 2 mai 1878 à la faculté de Paris, du docteur Fulgence Raymond (1844-1910), le plus âgé des élèves de Charcot, mieux connu pour ses travaux en neurologie. Elle a paru deux ans après sa thèse de doctorat et juste avant sa nomination en tant que chef de clinique de la Faculté, attaché au service du professeur Germain Sée à l'Hôtel-Dieu. Dès la fin de cette première année de clinicat, il devient médecin des hôpitaux et concourt à l'agrégation dans la section médecine et médecine légale. Sa thèse ainsi rédigée se veut « la synthèse des travaux du passé susceptibles de nous éclairer sur la nature, les causes, l'évolution, le diagnostic et le traitement des affections si diverses qu'on rattachait et qu'on rattache encore à la dyspepsie. » Raymond, qui fut vétérinaire en début de carrière, succèdera à Charcot à la chaire de neurologie en 1894 et fondera, en 1895, la Société de neurologie de Paris. Bogousslasky, Following Charcot, pp. 58-59. Gazette médicale du Centre, 1er août 1906. Couverture fanée, rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA PHOTOGRAPHIE EN AMÉRIQUE:; TRAITÉ COMPLET DE PHOTOGRAPHIE PRATIQUE CONTENANT LES DÉCOUVERTES LES PLUS RÉCENTS

      A. Liébert, Paris 1878 - 8vo., xi, 679 pp. photogravure frontispiece, 16 carbon photographs mounted on 6 leaves, and one mounted photo-lithograph, other illustrations in text. Contemporary half morocco with tips, gilt titled and decorated within raised bands on spine, t.e.g. Occasional scattered foxing. A very good copy. Alphonse Justin Liébert (1827-1913) a French naval officer, resigned his commission and opened a photographic studio in San Francisco, 1851. By 1864 he was back in Paris where he introduced the melainotype (tintype) and was an early advocate of the carbon process. In this survey of American approaches to photography he included studio design, lighting apparatus, darkroom work and enlarging as well as photo-sculpture, many of his own design. This third edition is greatly revised and expanded from previous editions. Roosens and Salu #6546.

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        LA PHOTOGRAPHIE EN AMÉRIQUE:; TRAITÉ COMPLET DE PHOTOGRAPHIE PRATIQUE CONTENANT LES DÉCOUVERTES LES PLUS RÉCENTS

      Paris: A. Liébert, 1878. Third edition. 8vo., xi, 679 pp. photogravure frontispiece, 16 carbon photographs mounted on 6 leaves, and one mounted photo-lithograph, other illustrations in text. Contemporary half morocco with tips, gilt titled and decorated within raised bands on spine, t.e.g. Occasional scattered foxing. A very good copy. Alphonse Justin Liébert (1827-1913) a French naval officer, resigned his commission and opened a photographic studio in San Francisco, 1851. By 1864 he was back in Paris where he introduced the melainotype (tintype) and was an early advocate of the carbon process. In this survey of American approaches to photography he included studio design, lighting apparatus, darkroom work and enlarging as well as photo-sculpture, many of his own design. This third edition is greatly revised and expanded from previous editions. Roosens and Salu #6546.

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        CIVIL WAR ERA MANUSCRIPT DIARIES Of A NORTHERN DEMOCRAT "COPPERHEAD" SCHOOLTEACHER. 1859 - 1879

      [Champion, NY] 1878 - 10 diaries, one per year here offered. Smallest volume: ~ 375 unnumbered pages (dates printed, one entry per page, plus front and rear matter). Remaining volumes: ~120 unnumbered pages (dates printed, 3 entries per page), plus a varying number of printed pages at rear for memoranda, accounting, etc.; ~20 printed pages of yearly calendar, tables, statistics, etc. to beginning of some volumes. Most entries contain writing, though occasional blanks; some unused pages of back matter, particularly in later diaries. Total manuscript word count conservatively estimated at 55,000+. Sizes vary. Smallest 4" x 2-3/4"; largest 6-13/16" x 3-1/2". Most ~5" x 3-1/4" An archive of ten Civil War and Reconstruction era manuscript diaries kept by Myron E. Rose, a Democrat from Champion, New York, whose political views during the war coincided most strongly with those of the Peace Democrats, or ?Copperheads.? Rose was a young schoolteacher at the start of the war, supplementing his income with a variety of odd jobs and seasonal work. After the war, he and his family moved to Lucas, Iowa, and began a farm; he returned to Champion not long after his wife diedwas a 25-year-old schoolteacher in 1859, when these diaries begin, still working toward his certification, griping about his noisy ?scholars,? chasing girls, and supplementing his income with a variety of other odd jobs/ seasonal work, including roofing, house construction, woodcutting, farming, and, later, cheesemaking. The diaries reference many important aspects of civilian life during the war, with particular emphasis on drafting and draft riots ? not surprisingly, from a young man living under threat of a draft to fight a war he doesn?t believe to be worthwhile ? the deaths of townsfolk and family members, abolitionism, local and national politics, debates between neighbors, the many and varied jobs Rose takes to supplement his seasonal teaching salary, and more.  Beginning in 1859, when Rose was a 25-year-old new teacher still working toward certification, griping about his students, and going to a New Year?s party with the woman he would later marry, and ending in 1879 (with several gap years), after he has returned from homesteading in Iowa following the death of his wife, the diaries offer a singular and complex portrayal of a Northern Democrat during the war, and of a schoolteacher throughout, supplementing his income with a variety of seasonal and/or entrepreneurial opportunities. In near daily, if somewhat terse, entries, Rose seems to have become a Copperhead early on in the war (though he never self-identifies as such, only as a Democrat), voting for Horatio Seymour in the 1862 election for NY governor, loathing abolitionists, lauding the possibility of Lincoln?s capture by Confederate troops, and resenting a war fought to ?free the niggers [?] it takes more men than there were negroes what works? (July 19, 1864). Nevertheless, Rose was no supporter of the Confederacy, either. and in at least one case quite enjoyed debating politics and discussing current events with a Republican relative. Consequently, his near-daily, if often terse, diary entries present a complex portrayal of the experience of a Northern Democrat during and after the Civil War, including not only notes on the progress of the war, drafts and draft riots, local and national politics, and the deaths of friends and fellow townsfolk, but also his move to Iowa following the war and efforts to homestead there, his life back in Champion after the death of his wife, his attendance at Spiritualist meetings (and disdain for Adventists), and his many jobs, social life, successes and lack thereof with women, book purchases, accounting, and more.A cache of ten Civil War and Reconstruction era manuscript diaries kept by Myron E. Rose, a Democrat from Champion, New York, whose political views coincide most strongly with those of the Peace Democrats, or Copperheads. Rose seems to have become a Copperhead early on in the war (th [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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