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        The Comprehensive History of England : Civil and Military, Religious, Intellectual, and Social. In four volumes

      London: Blackie and Son 1862. Large 8vo. In 4 volumes. Uniformly bound in contemporary elaborately gilt-decorated green morocco. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and maroon leather title labels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Attractive gilt design of leaves & branches and rose design to both front & rear boards of each volume. Gilt fresh and bright. Slight rubbing & wear to spines & spine ends. Slight foxing to prelims. A few leaves sprung in volume 2. Internally clean. Extra engraved title page to each volume. With over 1,000 in-text engravings. All bindings firm. . Very Good. Gilt-decorated Morocco. 1862.

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        LES MISERABLES [FIVE VOLUMES]

      New York: Carleton Publishing Company, 1862. First American Edition and First Edition in English. Hardcover. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth boards, all volumes recently repaired, with segments of each spine missing; moderate rubbing to boards; faded gilt spine titles; small gift inscription on ffep of each volume; This set was issued in multiple colors of cloth as First Editions, this set is uniform in the brown cloth; Fantine (171 pages plus four-page publisher's advertisement), Cosette (164 pages plus four-page publisher's advertisement), Marius (150 pages plus two-page publisher's advertisement), Saint Denis (184 pages), and Jean Valjean (165 pages plus two-page publisher's advertisement).; consignment; shelved case 2. Charles E. Wilbour was hired by the Carleton Publishing Company to translate Hugo's grand masterpiece, and he did so very quickly, allowing the first American edition to be published within months of its French release. The intense advertising campaign waged by Carleton resulted in massive sales for Les Misérables, solidifying Hugo's epic in second place (behind only Uncle Tom's Cabin) in pre-Civil War American book sales.;. Dupont.

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 16/24)

      Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. Winter Edition and #16 in Smiths 24. (not sure how winter is before spring but it is) 16th Edition to the front Cover. It is in original covers, the covers are a bit dark with tape to the edges. The rear cover has been replaced by pages 103/104 , the last page, so that is repeated! Internally it is nice. Some foxing and odd pencil mark and light crease.

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 17/24)

      Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. 16th Edition (Smith 17/24). It was from the Robin Marlar collection and bownd in redish boards with his name to the front, This book is rebound without the original covers, otherwise it is complete. With the Appendix to the Spring edition (hence Smiths 17 number not 16) In very nice condition. Internally wonderful, very clean indeed and tightly bound. It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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        ARMS OF YE CONFEDERACIE

      [Philadelphia?]: G. H. Heap Inv., 1862. Engraving on off-white card, 4-3/4" x 4". "G.H. Heap Inv. H.H. Tilley Del. et Sc." Very Good. "A small card bearing a vitriolic indictment of the Confederacy. The artist particularly attacks the institution of slavery... A large shield is flanked by two figures: a planter (left) and a slave. The planter wears spurs and a broad-brimmed hat and smokes a cigar. The slave is clad only in breeches, and his hands are manacled. Above the shield are two crossed flags, the Confederate flag and one bearing a skull and crossbones and the number 290. Between the flags are a rooster and a streamer with the motto 'servitudo esto perpetua.' On the shield are images associated with the South: a mint julep, a bottle of 'Old Rye,' a pistol and dagger, a whip and manacles, cotton, tobacco, and sugar plants, and slaves hoeing. In the background left, dominated by the palmetto tree of South Carolina, three planters, one holding a whip, play cards at a table. Beyond, two men duel with pistols. On the right, a female slave is auctioned as two slave children stand by. A black woman watches from a cabin doorway" [Reilly]. Reilly 1862-13. OCLC records five locations under three accession numbers [Penn. State, U So. Car., Lib. Cong., MA Hist., W Res. Hist. Soc.] as of April 2017.

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        PROCLAMATION!!! TO THE INHABITANTS OF CLARKSVILLE, TENN....AFTER OUR HOISTING THE UNION FLAG AND TAKEN POSSESSION OF THE FORTS...THAT THEY MAY IN SAFETY RESUME THEIR BUSINESS AVOCATIONS WITH THE ASSURANCE OF MY PROTECTION

      Clarksville, Tn, 1862. Printed broadside, approximately 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Mounted to verso of engraving featuring a female pianist, with thicker green paper border supplied between the two, adhesive stains around edges, vertical split at center, old folds, some foxing and toning. Good. An intriguing Union naval proclamation issued by Andrew H. Foote, Flag Officer of the Commanding Naval Forces, on board the U.S. Flag Steamer CONESTOGA near Clarksville, Tn., in early 1862. Foote's proclamation states his intentions that the naval force should not bother the citizens of Clarksville or their personal property in taking possession of Clarksville. His message concludes, however, with a warning: "At the same time I require that all military stores and army equipments, shall be surrendered - no part of them being withheld or destroyed - and farther, that no secession flag, or manifestation of secession feeling, shall be exhibited, and for the faithful observance of these conditions, I shall hold the authorities of the city responsible." This proclamation came after the surrender of Clarksville, Tn., which was captured on Feb. 17, 1862 by two Union ironclads. The city's valuable railroad bridge was one factor that made it so important to the Union strategy. Though many of Clarksville's residents had left by the time the Union Army took over, the mayor of the city called upon Commander Foote to state his intentions to the remaining citizens. Notably, Clarksville also became a gathering place for escaped or freed slaves; therefore, the 16th United States Colored Infantry Regiment was mustered into the Union Army in Clarksville. Andrew Hull Foote was a naval officer heavily involved in the Civil War. He was promoted to captain in 1861 and led the Mississippi River Squadron from then until 1862 when he and Ulysses S. Grant overtook Fort Henry on the Tennessee River, and attempted to overtake Fort Donelson on the Cumberland River. Foot then campaigned against Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River with General John Pope. He ended up with a wounded foot, but was awarded the "Thanks of Congress" twice for his gallant efforts. By the end of 1862, Foote had been promoted to rear admiral, and on his way to lead the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in 1863, he suddenly passed away, shocking the nation. A rare and important broadside proclamation. OCLC reports no physical copies, only a single digital copy at the Tennessee State Library & Archives.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Colonial Sketches, or, Five Years in South Australia, with Hints to Capitalists and Emigrants

      London, Hall, Virtue and Co., 1862. Duodecimo, viii, 167 pages. Blind-decorated dark green ribbed cloth lightly marked and slightly rubbed and bumped at the extremities; two trifling surface blemishes to the front pastedown; an excellent copy with the contemporary (and thus very early) blind-stamp of the Adelaide bookseller W.C. Rigby on the front flyleaf. 'I was offered some time before leaving South Australia, strong inducements to write a history of that virtuous territory which should be palatable to certain classes of a small community; but as I had no high opinion of either the colony or the principles on which it was founded, or its subsequent career, I could not be the partisan, at any price, of a locality which I could not conscientiously recommend as a suitable field of emigration for any class of my fellow-country-men' (author's preface, although he showed the cut of his nib on the title page: 'Castigat ridendo mores'). Indeed, nothing is sacred, so it is perhaps hardly surprising to learn that 'every copy available was purchased and destroyed by the Angas family' (Ferguson 10265, citing the note written in the Petherick copy in the National Library).

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        The Greatest Discovery Ever Made, is the Mediation Writing Direct to, and from, the Spirit World, in One Minute! Without any Mechanism, Except Pen, Ink, and Paper

      [London, 1862. Printed 2-page circular on biofolium, docketed "London 1864" in ink at head. 4to (9 x 14-1/4 inches). Creased from prior folding, remnants of mounting on verso. Printed 2-page circular on biofolium, docketed "London 1864" in ink at head. 4to (9 x 14-1/4 inches). Broadside circular advertising the services of "Sibyle medium" Mrs. Duke Saunders, who "has the extraordinary gift of holding communions and conversation, for any length of time, and anywhere, with the departed in the Spirit World" and has claimed to have had communion with a host of religious, historical, and artistic figures, including Adam, Moses, Queen Elizabeth, Shakespeare, Titian, Napoleon, and the late Prince Albert. Saunders solicits subscriptions for her upcoming book, The Spirit World: or the Spirit of the Spirit World - though we find no evidence of this book, or any other under the name Mrs. Duke Saunders, having been published. A chart at the end of the circular gives her rates for various services ("Teaching to write," "Private Communion for one," "Evening Seance," etc.).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Ueber die peripherischen Endorgane der motorischen Nerven.

      Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1862, 4, VIII, 38 pp., 1 Blatt (Inhalt), 5 feine lith. Tafeln, Pappband der Zeit Titel montiert. Selten! Willy Kühne (1837-1900) described the neuromuscular end organ (Kühne spindle) and introduced the term 'telolemma' for the outer covering of its sheath." Clarke and O'Mailey, Human Brian and Spinal Cord, pp.75-78.TNUC (NK 0319696) locates 5 copies. Garrison & Morton No. 1269

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        Das Königreich Sachsen, Thüringen und Anhalt.... Erste Abtheilung: Das Königreich Sachsen. Erster Band.

      mit 42 Stahlstichen, 4. 25,1 x 16,5 cm. 288 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. Einband minimal berieben, Schnitt gering gebräunt, Titel und Folgeblatt etwas braunfleckig, einige wenige der Textblätter in den Rändern gering braunfleckig, die Stahlstiche jeweils mit Deckblatt in sehr gutem Zustand. Vollständiger Titel: "Das Königreich Sachsen, Thüringen und Anhalt, dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten ihrer interessantesten Gegenden, Städte, Badeorte, Kirchen, Burgen und sonstigen ausgezeichneten Baudenkmäler alter und neuer Zeit. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von Ludwig Rohbock und C. Koehler, in Stahl gestochen von den ausgezeichnetsten Künstlern unserer Zeit. Mit historisch-topographischem Text. Erste Abtheilung: Das Königreich Sachsen. Erster Band, Darmstadt, 1862".

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        Freundschaftsalbum für eine Wiener Schülerin.

      Wien u.a. 1862 (- 1865) - Hübsches Album einer Wiener Schülerin, namens Adele Keil (geb. 1850). Als Besonderheit enthält es ein unbeschriftetes Einlagenblatt mit vier Porträt-Fotografien im Miniaturformat (je 3,4 x 2,4 cm), welche die kaiserlich-habsburgische Familie wohl um 1864 zeigen. Von links nach rechts: Kaiserin Elisabeth ( Sisi ), die hier etwa achtjährige Erzherzogin Gisela, der etwa sechsjährige Kronzprinz Erzherzog Rudolf und Kaiser Franz Joseph, alle stehend in Interieurs. - Die weiteren Blätter mit dekorativen und kalligrafischen Einträgen. - Kollation: 4 montierte Miniatur-Porträtfotografien, 3 Bleistiftzeichnungen, 7 (4 altkolor.) Lithografien und mont. Exsikkat. - Lose in schwarzer Samt-Kassette mit rocailleförmigen, applizierten vergoldeten Eckfleurons, Goldfileten auf beiden Deckeln, Goldschnitt, ziselierter vergoldeter Schließe. - Alle Einträge sowie die Kassette in sehr guter Erhaltung Samt-Kassette der Zeit mit reicher Goldverzierung in grüner Papp-Kassette der Zeit, Qu.8°

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        The Saint-Memin Collection of Portraits, Consisting of Seven Hundred and Sixty Medallion Portraits; Principally of Distinguished Americans

      Elias Dexter. Hardcover. New York, 1862. Small folio, later black cloth, viii, 104 pp. Complete with 63 plates, as well as a photographic title page [not mentioned in the Sotheby's copy]. One of 100 copies. A very scarce and important reference on Saint-Memin, also important as one of the earliest books illustrated with unique sets of photographic prints. This copy generally well preserved, with some occasional fading to plates. Some dampstaining to text portion at margins. Light marginal creasing to corners of plates, not affecting images. The photographic title page appears to be a copy of an earlier edition, reading: Partie de la Collection des 818 / Portraits graves / par / Ch. Balt Julien Fevret de Saint Memin, ancien Officier / aux Gardes Francaises, pendant son emigration aux Etats-Unis. 1793 - 1814, and includes sixteen portraits surrounding the text. This title page detached, all other pages soundly attached, with a sound 20th century cloth binding in generally excellent condition with some slight bowing to boards. A nice copy of a very scarce work. Title continues: photographed by Gurney and Son, of New York, from proof impressions of the original copper-plates, engraved by M. de St.-Memin, from drawings taken from life by himself, during his exile in the United States from 1793 to 1814. To which are prefixed a memoir of M. de St.-Memin [by Ph. Guignard] and biographical notices of the persons whose portraits constitute the collection, compiled from authentic and original sources by the publisher [E. Dexter]. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Miles, Saint-Memin 212; Howes F107, "b"; Sabin 75444, OCLC 4827791. . Very Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        Die Capitalanlage in Werthpapieren der Staaten, Creditvereine und Actiengesellschaften des In- und Auslandes. Sammlung des historischen, statistischen und gesetzlichen Materials zur Beurtheilung der factischen und rechtlichen Verhältnisse der hauptsächlich im deutschen Börsenverkehr vorkommenden Staatspapiere, Grundentlastungsobligationen, Pfandbriefe, Actien und Prioritätsobligationen. Mit einer kurzen Einleitung über den Verkehr mit Werthpapieren überhaupt.

      Stuttgart, Verlag von Wilhelm Nitzschke, 1862. - XII 595 S., (8) mehrf. gef. Tab.Taf., (8) S., HLn., StvT., tls. stockfl. -- Masui 832. - ". Verwalter des Intercalarfonds in Stuttgart." - Ausführliches Börsen- und Aktienhandbuch, das schon sechs Jahre vor dem ersten "Saling" erschien. - Beigebunden sind "Urtheile der Presse"-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: oeconomie.de | Antiquariat Hohmann]
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        Ebenezer Kimball Sanborn. A Memorial

      [Vermont?]: n.p., 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. [1], 52pp., [3]. Frontispiece photograph portrait of Sanborn. Black cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title on front board. Light toning to contents. No author, place or date attributed. Not in Nevins. Ebenezer Kimball Sanborn was a surgeon. He was born in Hill, New Hampshire 1828. He studied medicine in Lowell. Sanborn accepted a commission at the start of the Civil War as a surgeon of the First Vermont Infantry Volunteers. Sanborn's health failed after his first enlistment late 1861. Although Sanborn was very ill he accepted another commission as surgeon of the 31st Massachusetts. He died on Ship Island April 3, 1862. Sabin 76236.

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        Adam Opel und sein Haus - Fünfzig Jahre der Entwicklung 1862 - 1912

      121 (2) S. mit ca. 200 zumeist kleinen (einige halb- und ganzseitig) Abbildungen, diese zeigen zum größten Teil die Produkte des Hauses Opel und davon wiederum zeigen die meisten Abbildungen Automobile bzw. Details von diesen, Originalbroschur mit Deckeltitel, Ränder leicht bestoßen, Buchblock jedoch fast neuwertig! = Seltene Festschrift des Fahrrad- und Automobilherstellers, der sich auch mit Näh- und Landwirtschaftmaschinen einen Namen machte =

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizort. Edited, with additional notes by William Smith, LL.D.

      John Murray, London 1862 - Portrait, maps. 8 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters crimson polished calf, gilt spine, t.e.g. Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Druzes and the Maronites under the Turkish Rule from 1840 to 1860

      1862 - First edition. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, gilt, neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, red morocco label to spine, marbled edges and end papers, a most attractive copy. Without the errata slip and the last page of advertisements. viii, 285, [1]ads. pp. London: Bernard Quaritch, Churchill's fine account of the tensions between the Druzes and the Maronites over a twenty year period. The influence of the West on the Druzes resulted in a widening social and economic gap between them and Maronites which thereby led to the partition of Lebanon and culminated in the massacre of 11,000 Maronites in 1860. Bernard Quaritch issued The Druzes and Maronites in two formats, either to match the preceding Mount Lebanon (250 copies), or in smaller post 8vo as here (1000 copies). Blackmer 354: ?This work is often referred to as vol. IV of Churchill'sMt. Lebanon, and the binding has this legend on the spine. Apparently sheets of the third edition ofMt. Lebanon were bought up and bound uniformly with theDruses and Maronites. Churchill was inspired to write this further work by the Syrian massacres of 1860. He analyses the relations between the Druzes, Maronites and Turks and gives an account of motives and interests at work in the country.? [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Poems. With a Memoir.

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1862 - Octavo. Original green honeycomb cloth, titles to spine gilt, Clough's decorated monogram in frame to front cover black and gilt, frame to rear cover in blind, brown coated endpapers. Binder's label to rear pastedown. Spine gently rolled, wear to spine ends, rubbing to joints, frayed to head of spine and front cover join, bumps to tips, small abrasion to front free endpaper coating; a very good copy. First edition thus, presentation copy, inscribed by the author's wife (Blanche Mary Clough, née Shore-Smith), on the half-title, "With Mrs. Clough's kind regards". With an additional inscription by its recipient below noting the date of its receipt, "Rec. 6th August 1862, sent to me at Chew Magna, C. L. Rose". This posthumous memorial issue (Clough had died in 1861) was published by Clough's wife in Britain and America simultaneously, with the memoirs written by F. T Palgrave and C. E. Norton respectively. Blanche Clough was a cousin of Florence Nightingale, whom Arthur Clough assisted in her campaign to reform military hospitals and escorted "to Calais in 1854 on her first voyage to the Crimea" (ODNB). Originally issued in January 1849 as Ambarvalia, a collection of verse by Clough and his Cambridge friend Thomas Burbidge, the book was reissued in 1850 from the original sheets with Burbidge's poems omitted and a simple fly-title, "Poems / by / Arthur H. Clough", in place of the original title. This is the therefore the third issue overall. "This collection contained Clough's choice of the poems written during the years at Balliol and Oriel. Most are short poems, recalling the trials of student years and the journeys of the religious doubter. 'Qui laborat, orat', admired by Tennyson, expresses the tension of prayer to a God who is ineffable; 'The New Sinai' dramatizes the conflict between religion and science" (ODNB). Presentation copies of this posthumous edition are rare, with the last one recorded at auction appearing back in 1939.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        New Zealand - Province of Taranaki from Waitara to Eoe

      1862 - Hand-coloured, engraved map. 520cm x 420cm within a mount and very nice mahogony style frame with gilt inset. 810cm x 670cm. Handwritten Carrington, Provincial Surveyer, 10 July 1862. A fine original and very interesting map, beautifully glazed and framed.

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 17/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. 16th Edition (Smith 17/24). It was from the Robin Marlar collection and bownd in redish boards with his name to the front, This book is rebound without the original covers, otherwise it is complete. With the Appendix to the Spring edition (hence Smiths 17 number not 16) In very nice condition. Internally wonderful, very clean indeed and tightly bound. It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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        On Our Knowledge of the Causes of the Phenomena of Organic Nature.

      London: Robert Hardwicke,, 1862. Octavo. Original green ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, covers panelled in blind, brown endpapers. Spine ends bumped, hinges slightly cracked, one signature standing slightly proud, else an excellent copy. First edition in book form. In 1861 Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895) gave a series of lectures on evolution and human ancestry to London's workers, where he defended Darwinism. Transcripts of his talks on the Origin of Species were published by Robert Hardwicke in weekly pamphlets, before being collected into this volume. Huxley, popularly known at the time as "Darwin's Bulldog", did much to popularise evolutionary theory through his lectures and publications in the years following the publication of the Origin of Species in 1859.

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        Untersuchungen über das Sonnenspectrum und die Spectren der chemischen Elemente.

      (Berlin Dümmler ) 1862 - (27,5 x 23 cm). SS. (63)-95. Mit 3 (2 gefalteten) lithographierten Tafeln. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. (Aus: Abh. der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin). Seltene erste Ausgabe des ersten Teils von Kirchhoffs letzter grundlegender Arbeit über Spektralanalyse (1863 erschien ein zweiter Teil, der jedoch meist fehlt). - Mit der hier vorliegenden Arbeit schuf Kirchhoff die neue Wissenschaft der Spektroskopie. - "Mit genialem Einfühlungsvermögen wiederholte er das Experiment mit Sonnenlicht und erhielt das gleiche Resultat. Die Tatsache, daß die dunklen Linien erzeugt wurden, wenn Licht von einer glühenden Substanz durch die gleiche Substanz bei niedrigeren Temperaturen ging, ließ vermuten, daß Absorption stattfand. Beim Sonnenspektrum etwa wurden die dunklen Linien durch Absorption in den Gasen der Sonnenatmosphäre verursacht. Weitere Experimente zeigten, daß jede glühende Substanz ein Spektrum erzeugt, das nur ihr selbst eigen ist. Dies ermöglichte eine chemische Analyse von solchem Umfang und mit solcher Genauigkeit, wie man sie bisher nicht gekannt hatte. Mehr noch: das ganze Weltall mit seinen Sternen wurde dadurch in das Labor 'gebracht', wo man nun feststellte, daß die Grundsubstanzen überall im Weltall die gleichen waren" (PMM). - DSB 7, 379; PMM 278b; Sparrrow 117; Norman 1219; Horblit 59 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stoglav [The Stoglav, i.e. proceedings of the 1551 Synod]

      Kazan': V Tipografii Gubernskogo Pravleniia, 1862. Octavo (23 × 14.5 cm). Contemporary quarter-calf with title to spine; red marbled paper boards; VII, 438, II pp. Book plate and shelf label of the Imperial Nikolaevsky Orphanage library in Gatchina, dissolved after the 1917 Revolution, and a later private bookplate. Boards lightly rubbed; light foxing throughout; a touch musty; good or better. First printed appearance in Russia of the full text of the "Stoglav" (literally: "hundred chapters"), which had previously only been printed in exile in a very small print run (London, 1860). In 1551, Ivan the Terrible "summoned a synod of the Russian Church to discuss the ritual practices that had grown up in Russia which did not conform with those of the Greek Church. The decrees issued by the Synod, known as the Stoglav, rule that they were all correct. This unilaterial decision shocked many of the Orthodox. The monks of Athos protested and the Russian monks there regarded the decisions of the synods as invalid" (Runciman, The Great Church in Captivity, p. 329). The text of the Stoglav takes the form of a series of questions by the Tsar, followed by the answers of the Orthodox clergy. It formed the basic set of rules of day-to-day life of the Muscovite clergy and was circulated through numerous manuscript copies. Its content touched not only questions of Church dogma, but also of socio-economic and political concern. A number of the decisions of the Stoglav were revised by a council convened in 1666-1667, especially those which concerned the practices of the Old Believers, such as the two-finger sign of the cross. The first printed edition of the text appeared in London in 1860 and, according to the preface in the Kazan' edition, it was full of textual errors and "rarer than the manuscripts of the Stoglav themselves" (VI). This new edition is based on a number of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century copies. Although the text is now generally considered to be an authentic document approved by the members of the Synod, it was long thought to be a later forgery or, at least, a falsification by one of the attendants. The editors of the present edition also stress the inauthenticity of the Stoglav, while insisting on its value for studying the history of the Orthodox Church. Quite scarce, with KVK, OCLC only showing the copies at Harvard and Helsinki University.

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        The Works of Thomas de Quincey.

      15 volumes. Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862-63. Bound in a brown half leather binding with title in green coloured leather. Top edge gilt. Spines very lightly worn. Some foxing to edges. Volume 5 with very slight damage to spine. Bindings with light staining. A very attractive set. Near fine-. * Includes the following titles: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Recollections of the Lakes, Last Days of Immanuel Kant and other writings, The English Mail Coach and other writings, Dr Samuel Parr or Whiggism in its Relation to Literature and other writings, Richard Bentley and other writings, Protestantism and other Essays, Leaders in Literature, with a notice of Traditional Errors Affecting Them, The Caesars and Other Papers, Style and Rhetoric and Other Papers,Coleridge and Opium-Eating and Other Writings, Speculations Literary and Philosophic, Logic of Political Economy and Other Papers, Autobiographical Sketches 1790-1803, Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe, and Schiller, and On The Political Parties of Modern England, Suspiria de Profundis, Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, and other Miscellaneous Writings.* Private inscription from The Members of Lothian Road Sabbath Morning Fellowship Association. **Heavy item - extra shipping charges may apply.

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        The Druzes and the Maronites under the Turkish Rule from 1840 to 1860

      First edition. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, gilt, neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, red morocco label to spine, marbled edges and end papers, a most attractive copy. Without the errata slip and the last page of advertisements. viii, 285, [1]ads. pp. London: Bernard Quaritch,

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        Arte en España, revista quincenal de las artes del dibujo. .

      1862-70. Ed. D.G. Cruzada Villaamil. 1862 - Imprenta de M. Galiano. Madrid. Col. 8 Volúmenes. 8 Vol. . . Folio Mayor. Pasta española de época. Bellas Artes / Catálogos (Dibujo) . Colección completa de esta publicación artística española considerada como la mejor de su género en el siglo XIX. Ilustrada con profusión de grabados, litografías y albúminas de obras de arte y rigurosos artículos. Fue dirigida por D.G. Villaamil, notable periodista y escritor. Muy difícil de hallar completa y en tan buen estado. Paginación: Tomo I.- 304 páginas+XI números del Boletín de Arte en España+Grabados encartados e intertexto. Año 1862. Folio mayor. Tomo II.- 308 páginas+Grabados encartados+26 Grabados al final. Año 1863-4. Folio mayor. Tomo III.- 438 páginas+Grabados intercalados y fuera texto. Año 1865. Folio normal. Tomo IV.- 212 páginas+ Grabados intertexto +11 Grabados al final. Año 1866. Folio normal. Tomo V.- 170 páginas+ Grabados intertexto y encartados. Año 1866. Folio normal. Tomo VI.- 290 páginas+Grabados intertexto y encartados. Año 1867. Folio normal. Tomo VII.- 304 páginas+ Álbumina+Grabado+ Indice. Año 1868. Tomo VIII.- 186 páginas+Grabado de Goya+Álbumina+Indice. Años 1869-70. .

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        Nobiliarchia Goana ou catalogo das pessoas que depois da Restauração de Portugal em 1640, até ao anno de 1860 tem sido agraciados pelos soberanos, com diversos gráos do Fóro da nobreza e fidalguia.

      Nova Goa, Na Imprensa Nacional, 1862. - 4°, contemporary quarter tan sheep over marbled boards (some wear), smooth spine (defective at head and foot) with gilt lettered author, short title, year and gilt bands. Wood-engraved arms of Portugal on title page. Scattered light browning. In good condition. Yellow-and-black armorial bookplate on pastedown of Ruy Dique Travassos Valdez, designed by Antonio Lima and dated 1930. xxi, 233 pp. Divisional title page for "Parte II" on p. [175]. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Innocencio describes this as "Trabalho noticioso e para muitos casos de maior utilitade."Filippe Nery Xavier (1804-1875), historian, archeologist, and exemplary public functionary throughout his adult life, a native of Loutulim in the concelho de Salsete, was director of the Imprensa Nacional in Goa from 1851. One of Goa's best historians, he published Bosquejo histórico das comunidades das aldeias dos concelhos das Ilhas, Salcete e Bardez, 1852, and Nobiliarchia goana, 1862-63, the enormously popular Resumo histórico da maravilhosa vida, conversões e milagres de S. Francisco Xavier, 1859, and many other works.Provenance: Ruy Dique Travassos Valdez (Lisboa, 1892-Cascais, 1973), was a distinguished Portuguese physician, publicist, and genealogist. Paternal grandson of the 1.º Barão and 1.º Conde do Bonfim, he was also a cousin on his father's side of the 1.º Barão de Lodelo. While serving as a physician with the Portuguese expeditionary forces in France during the First World War he was decorated with two medals. In addition to other books and articles, he wrote in collaboration with Domingos Araujo Affonso, Livro de oiro da nobreza, 3 volumes, Braga, 1932-1934, reprinted in 1988. See Grande Enciclopédia, XXXII, 679-70. For the bookplate, see Avelar Duarte, Ex-libris portugueses heraldicos 1223.*** Innocêncio, IX, 230. Costa, Dicionário de literatura goesa, III, 354; see pp. 348-56 for more about the author. Gonçalves, Síntese bibliográfica de Goa 2858. Scholberg, Bibliography of Goa and the Portuguese in India D138: calls for xxii, 233 pp. Not in Catálogo dos livros opúsculos e manuscritos pertencentes à Biblioteca Nacional de Nova Goa (1907). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 8 well-executed original watercolour set designs for La Forza del Destino, in all likelihood after noted Verdi set designer Carlo Ferrario

      Sheet ca. 225 x 305 mm. In monochrome, some highlighted with white. Each design identified in brown ink below the image, "Forza del Destino" in manuscript at lower right, numbered in blue pencil at upper left: 1. Prologo. Sala. With staging notes in a 19th century hand to verso. 2. Atto 2o Sc 1 Stanza terrena d'osteria 3. Atto 2o Scena 2a convento 4. Atto 3o Scena 3a Accampamento 5. Atto 3a Scena 1a Bosco 6. Atto 2o Scena 2a Camera dell'Ufficiale. With staging notes in a 19th century hand to verso. 7. Atto 4o Scena 1a Cortile del Chiostro 8. Atto 4o Scena 2a Gola di monte Slightly worn, soiled, and stained; some creasing; circular handstamp of Ricordi in Milano in dark purple ink to lower margin of each design. La forza del destino, an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Angel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas's play Don Alvaro, o La fuerza del sino, with a scene from Friedrich von Schiller's play Wallensteins Lager, translated by Andrea Maffei, was first performed in St. Petersburg at the Imperial Theatre on 29 October/10 November 1862 and in a revised version, with additional text by Antonio Ghislanzoni in Milan at the Teatro alla Scala on February 27, 1869. The sets for this performance were by Ferrario. "La forza del destino reached something of a low point in the early years of this century, its sprawling action and mixture of comic, tragic and picturesque finding no resonance in a climate dominated by the Wagnerian model. But times have changed, and since the 1930s the opera has become one of the most popular of Verdi's works after the three middle-period masterpieces. This swing of fortune suggests an important shift in our expectations of what constitutes satisfying musical drama, because La forza is undoubtedly Verdi's most daring attempt at creating a 'patchwork' drama - or, as he once called it, an 'opera of ideas'. We look in vain for the kind of unifying colours found in Rigoletto or Il trovatore, and it is surely no accident that Verdi's 1869 revision could so radically change certain sequences in the action, even - as in Act 3 - transferring passages from one part of a scene to another. The opera is, in other words, only loosely linear: a significant precursor of 'native' Russian operas such as Prince Igor and Boris Godunov." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online. Ferrario (1833-1907), a distinguished Italian scene painter and stage designer, "designed the premières of Boito's Mefistofele (1868), Ponchielli's La Gioconda (1876) and Gomes's Maria Tudor (1879), as well as new scenes of operas already in the repertory, including Norma and Mosè in Egitto. After falling out with the La Scala management in 1881, he worked for the Teatro Carcano... Without assistance, he created all the scenes there, a stunning achievement that led to commissions from other major theatres, notably the Argentina in Rome (for whom he had designed Gomes's Salvator Rosa in 1878) and the S Carlo in Naples, with which he had a long association." "Ferrario accepted Verdi's call to return to La Scala in 1887 to design Otello, and was subsequently appointed art director (1889) and director of scene painting (1890)... He was Verdi's preferred designer and created the first sets for Falstaff and a new Rigoletto (both 1893)... The most influential Italian scenic artist in the second half of the 19th century, Ferrario continued an unbroken tradition that had begun with the Bibiena family... His scenic realizations for Verdi are the foundation of the Verdi tradition, and his ideas were carried on by a number of his students and disciples, including Vittorio Rota, Antonio Rovescali and Mario Salas." David J. Hough in Grove Music Online.

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        Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier, geführt von 1706 bis 1862. Zunftbuch der Metzger von Thalmässing.

      Thalmäsing, 1706-, 1862. - circa 20 x 17,5 cm. Circa 400 Seiten und dazu viele weisse Blätter Neuerer Halbleinenband mit marmorierten Deckeln "Thalmässing ist ein Markt im mittelfränkischen Landkreis Roth. Es gehörte verwaltungsmäßig zum von Nebenlinien der Hohenzollern regierten Fürstentum Ansbach. Sitz der Verwaltung war seit 1460 Ort und Burg Stauf (das spätere Oberamt Stauf-Landeck). 1792 erwarb Preußen das Fürstentum Ansbach, 1806 fiel es an Bayern. 1971 wurde die Gemeinde Stauf in den Markt Thalmässing eingegliedert. - Die Aufnahme in die Zunft wurde von jeweils mindestens 4 Meistern eigenhändig unterschrieben, später an einigen Stellen mit alten Gebührenstempeln. Das Zunftbuch beginnt: "In Nomine Jesu! D. Apostolus Paulus 1. ad Corinth. 14 Vs: 40 Laßet alles ehrlich und ordentlich zugehen. Zu einem immerwehrenten andencken hat L. L. Handwerck der Mezger Bey uffricht- und confirmirung Ihrer Zunftordnung zum eingang dieses Buchs nebst grundfertig anwünschung aller hochgsegnten Seelen und Leibeswohlsäligkeit ganz wohlmeinent anfügen wöllen. Johann Jacob Holfelder, Hochfürstl. Brandenb. Bayling Vorlag zum Ambts- und ZunftRichter. Nachdeme die schon vor geraumer Zeit unterthänigst gesucht und gnädigst erhaltene Zunft Ordnung E. E. Mezgerhandwerck in dem Hochfürstlichen Brandenburgischen Oberambt Stauff und Landts Braeits den 22t. Decembris Anno 1705 ausgefertiget- und ad mundum gebracht worden, immittelst aber es immerzu an der Hochfürstl. eigenhändigen Subscription ermangelt; Alß hat man mit genehmhaltung der Zunft Haubtmannschaft von Handwerks wegen, bey dem den 22t. Februarii 1708 zu Thalmeßingen gehaltenen Jahrstag vor gut angesehen, daß sowohl diejenige so seit der Zeit Meister - als auch die, welche bey erlernung sothanigen Handwercks vor Jungen An- und Uffgenommen - mithin Ein- und Ausgeschrieben worden, gegenwärtigem Buch aus seinem gewießen Absehen einverleibet werden mögen. Meisterwerdung. Actum Stauff den 20t. Maji 1706. Hannß Psaler Mezgers Knecht zu Thalmeßingen, hat umd die Meisterwerdung sich geziemend angemeldet, und nachdeme er hierauff saine aufgegebene MeisterStucke gemacht und genugsam bewehret; Alß ist er auch von Herrschaft - und Handwercks wegen zu einem Meister gesprochen, und in Kraft diß darfür eingeschrieben worden. Johann Jacob Holfelder Zunft R. G. Ulrich Lederer. Georg Lederer zu Thalmeßingen. Hannß Michael Nistler zu Al 9 Pfarrhausstraße Hannß Michael Nistler zu Eysöldingen. Actum Thalmeßingen den 22t. Februarii 1708. Georg Samuel Riedel des Mezgerhandwecks und Schuzverwanther zu Aue, nachdem er sich umb die Meisterwerdung gebührent angemeldet, und darauff die Meister Stuckh mit genugsamer Bewehrung gemachet; Ist von Herrschaft und Handtwerckswegen zum Meister gesprochen, und hiemit darfür eingeschrieben worden. - Johann Jacob Hohlelder Zunftmeister." - Gebrauchsspuren, wenige Blätter entfernt, Bindung erneuert, insgesamt gut erhalten. - Wichtige ortsgeschichtliche Quelle, interessant auch für die Metzgerzunft überhaupt. "

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        Vidas de los Martires del Japon. Madrid

      1862 - First Edition. 8vo, 264, [5], [2]pp, contemporary half-calf [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 8 well-executed original watercolour set designs for La Forza del Destino, in all likelihood after noted Verdi set designer Carlo Ferrario

      La forza del destino, an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Angel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas's play Don Alvaro, o La fuerza del sino, with a scene from Friedrich von Schiller's play Wallensteins Lager, translated by Andrea Maffei, was first performed in St. Petersburg at the Imperial Theatre on 29 October/10 November 1862 and in a revised version, with additional text by Antonio Ghislanzoni in Milan at the Teatro alla Scala on February 27, 1869. The sets for this performance were by Ferrario. "La forza del destino reached something of a low point in the early years of this century, its sprawling action and mixture of comic, tragic and picturesque finding no resonance in a climate dominated by the Wagnerian model. But times have changed, and since the 1930s the opera has become one of the most popular of Verdi's works after the three middle-period masterpieces. This swing of fortune suggests an important shift in our expectations of what constitutes satisfying musical drama, because La forza is undoubtedly Verdi's most daring attempt at creating a 'patchwork' drama - or, as he once called it, an 'opera of ideas'. We look in vain for the kind of unifying colours found in Rigoletto or Il trovatore, and it is surely no accident that Verdi's 1869 revision could so radically change certain sequences in the action, even - as in Act 3 - transferring passages from one part of a scene to another. The opera is, in other words, only loosely linear: a significant precursor of 'native' Russian operas such as Prince Igor and Boris Godunov." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online. Ferrario (1833-1907), a distinguished Italian scene painter and stage designer, "designed the premières of Boito's Mefistofele (1868), Ponchielli's La Gioconda (1876) and Gomes's Maria Tudor (1879), as well as new scenes of operas already in the repertory, including Norma and Mosè in Egitto. After falling out with the La Scala management in 1881, he worked for the Teatro Carcano... Without assistance, he created all the scenes there, a stunning achievement that led to commissions from other major theatres, notably the Argentina in Rome (for whom he had designed Gomes's Salvator Rosa in 1878) and the S Carlo in Naples, with which he had a long association." "Ferrario accepted Verdi's call to return to La Scala in 1887 to design Otello, and was subsequently appointed art director (1889) and director of scene painting (1890)... He was Verdi's preferred designer and created the first sets for Falstaff and a new Rigoletto (both 1893)... The most influential Italian scenic artist in the second half of the 19th century, Ferrario continued an unbroken tradition that had begun with the Bibiena family... His scenic realizations for Verdi are the foundation of the Verdi tradition, and his ideas were carried on by a number of his students and disciples, including Vittorio Rota, Antonio Rovescali and Mario Salas." David J. Hough in Grove Music Online.. Sheet ca. 225 x 305 mm. In monochrome, some highlighted with white. Each design identified in brown ink below the image, "Forza del Destino" in manuscript at lower right, numbered in blue pencil at upper left: 1. Prologo. Sala. With staging notes in a 19th century hand to verso. 2. Atto 2o Sc 1 Stanza terrena d'osteria 3. Atto 2o Scena 2a convento 4. Atto 3o Scena 3a Accampamento 5. Atto 3a Scena 1a Bosco 6. Atto 2o Scena 2a Camera dell'Ufficiale. With staging notes in a 19th century hand to verso. 7. Atto 4o Scena 1a Cortile del Chiostro 8. Atto 4o Scena 2a Gola di monte Slightly worn, soiled, and stained; some creasing; circular handstamp of Ricordi in Milano in dark purple ink to lower margin of each design.

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        ORLEY FARM.; With Illustrations by J. E. Millais. In Two Volumes

      Chapman and Hall, London 1862 - 2 vols., [i-iii] vi-viii [1] 2-320; [i-iii] vi-viii [1] 2-320 pp. Forty wood-engraved illustrations, with captions, including frontispieces. 8vo., 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" With all the first issue points in Sadlier, 13, and with stab holes from original parts visible in both volumes. Lacks the publishers catalogue sometimes bound terminally to vol. 1. Vol. 1 with Clowes imprint (D1) verso of the title-page, a (B) at the tail of p. 320; vol. 2 with Clowes imprint (D1) verso of the title-page, and (C1) at the tail of p. 320. Comma in vol. 1, "And then they all marched." has NOT been dropped, and plate is bound facing p. 74 (not 73 as noted in Sadlier). Last two plates in vol. 2 are both captioned "Farewell." Both vols. have been bound without the half-titles, some sunning to backstrips, slightly rubbed at edges, internally bright, vol. 2 with ms ink signature to p. 1: "Georgina M. FitzGibbon." Overall a VG+ copy. Bound from the original parts in contemporaneous half- polished green calf and marbled paper boards, backstrip with five raised bands, hand-tooled in gilt, red morocco labels with lettering stamped in gilt, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports of the Naval Engagements on the Mississippi River, Resulting in the Capture of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the City of New Orleans and the Destruction of the Rebel Naval Flotilla

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1862. Hard Cover. very good. Original cloth. 107pp Gilt lettering to cover. Sunned at edges of boards and spine. Two hand-colored lithographic plates depicting ironclads, three folding maps. Maps and illustrations are all in very nice condition. Signed by the under secretary of navy, G.V. fox on front free endpaper. Library label on front endpaper and rear endpaper.

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        The President, General McClellan and Suite on the Battle-Field of Antietam

      Albumen silver print (7 x 9 in.), original printed mount with neat identifications of the figures in pencil. Surface lightly cleaned, mount trimmed at edge. A handsome example with the original printed Brady mount with title, copyright notice, "Gardner, Photographer," "M. B. Brady, Publisher," and date October 3, 1862. This photograph of Lincoln at Antietam is one of the best-known images of the Civil War. The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history. The Confederate withdrawal was sufficiently heartening for Lincoln to announce his Emancipation Proclamation, which had been withheld awaiting a victory. Two weeks later Lincoln came to survey the Maryland battlefield, to see the troops, and to confront George McClellan, commander of the Army of the Potomac, who had failed to pursue Lee's army. Soon after the engagement, Alexander Gardner and other photographers working for Mathew Brady came to the battlefield, capturing the carnage in dozens of photographs and then documenting Abraham Lincoln's tour of the battlefield on October 3. In an unprecedented exhibition, Mathew Brady displayed Gardner's Antietam photographs in New York. "Mr. Brady has done something to bring home to us the terrible reality and earnestness of war. If he has not brought bodies and laid them in our dooryards and along the streets, he has done something very like it. At the door of his gallery hangs a little placard, 'The Dead of Antietam ...'" (New York Times, October 20, 1862). Not long after Brady's Antietam exhibition, Gardner struck out on his own, establishing his own gallery in Washington. Lincoln would sit for him more than any other photographer. The photograph shows, from left to right: Colonel Delos B. Sacket, Captain George Monteith, Lieutenant Colonel Nelson B. Sweitzer, General George W. Morell, Colonel Alexander S. Webb (Chief of Staff, 5th Corps), General George B. McClellan, Scout Adams, Dr. Jonathan Letterman (Army Medical Director), unidentified soldier, President Abraham Lincoln, Colonel Henry J. Hunt, General Fitz-John Porter, Joseph C. G. Kennedy, Colonel Frederick T. Locke, General Andrew A. Humphreys, and Captain George Armstrong Custer (Ostendorf p. 107). This is a classic photograph of Abraham Lincoln with the troops in the field, bearing the imprints of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner, the two most important figures in Civil War photography. Ostendorf, Lincoln's Photographs: A Complete Album O-62.

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        Carlo III e Ferdinando I per Alessandro Dumas - Questa storia, pubblicata pe' soli lettori dell'Indipendente, è stata scritta su documenti nuovi, inediti e sconosciuti, scoperti dall'autore negli archivi segreti della polizia, e degli Affari Esteri di Napoli - Vol. I e IV

      ITALIANO 0,5 Due volumi della seconda metà dell'800 in stato discreto, coperta in carta, fioritura sparsa, dorsi bruniti, Vol. I con strappi su coste, bordo molto consumato, Vol. IV con lacerazione su cima e piede; tagli lievemente bruniti, pagine in buono stato, Vol. I con prime pagine staccate dalla legatura. Vol. I e IV della collana Borboni di Napoli. Il Vol. I è una II edizione del 1864. Il Vol. IV è una I edizione del 1862. USATO

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        An extraordinary collection of photographs of Central Park by its first official photographer

      Pioneering photographs of Central Park. One of the earliest photographers to work in New York, Victor Prevost (1820-1881) studied photography in France under Paul Delaroche and with Gustave Le Gray. In 1850 Prevost came to New York and established a studio at Broadway and Bleecker. He achieved limited commercial success, giving up photography as a career in 1857. Prevost continued to take photographs of major construction projects in New York City, the most important of which are his images of the new Central Park. These images are among the earliest extant photographs of the construction of Central Park. The Olmsted-Vaux plan was accepted in 1858, and work began at once, but it was not until the 1870s that the immense project was completed. As a result, these very early photographs present an unfamiliar view of the park, with immature plantings, temporary structures, worker housing, all without the towering buildings that figure prominently in later images. Three of the photographs are signed in the negative and one features the photographer's ink signature on the mount. All bear the photographer's blindstamp on the mount. Each image is described and dated in pencil on the verso. The collection comprises: 1. Veranda, Terrace, and Bell Tower (Aug 30, 1862) signed and dated 1862 by Prevost on the mount 2. Self-Portrait of the Photographer at CP (Sept 10, 1862) [actually Jacob Wrey Mould, who designed by of the park's most notable landmarks and architectural details] 3. Terrace Steps (Sept 11, 1862) 4. Pine Bank Arch. Bridge Near 8th Ave (Aug 17, 1862) 5. Landing (Oct 15th 1862) 6. Summer House from West Side ie 6th Ave (Sept 22, 1862) 7. Arsenal from 6th Ave West Side (August 13, 1862) 8. Summer House East from 8th Ave (August 28, 1862) 9. [no caption:] Summer House East from 8th Ave. 10. [no caption:] Buried pipes, with barrels, cranes, and framing VERY RARE. The principal institutional holdings of Prevost photographs are at the George Eastman House, the Museum of the City of New York, and the New York Historical Society, and to a lesser extent, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian. Apart from their exposure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art show in 2003, Prevost's work remains largely unknown to the collecting public, a reflection of its great rarity in the market. Julie Mellby, "Victor Prevost: Painter, Lithographer, Photographer," History of Photography 35 (2011). 10 albumen photographs (approx. 51⁄4 x 51⁄4 in.), mounted, three signed in the negative and one signed by Prevost on the mount. Mounts foxed and stained, minor foxing and fading to prints, but generally the images are in excellent condition with strong tones.

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        poésies barbares

      - Librairie Poulet Malassis, Paris 1862, In-12 (11,5x18cm), 307pp., relié. - Edition. Binding metà dolore angoli di cioccolato d'epoca. Indietro con i nervi decorato con quattro gioielli. Cioccolato dolore come mostre. Doppia rete sui piatti. Bellissimo esemplare, perfettamente freschi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'y a pas eu de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin à coins chocolat d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Pièces de titre de chagrin chocolat. Double filet sur les plats. Bel exemplaire, parfaitement frais.

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        Photographs of the Holy Land comprising the following volumes: [I:] Sinai and Palestine; [II:] Lower Egypt, Thebes, and the Pyramids; [III:] Upper Egypt and Ethiopia.

      London, Glasgow, and Edinburgh: William MacKenzie, 1862 A handsome set of Frith's photographs. This edition's gold-toned photographs are preferred over the earlier editions for their "stronger quality" (Gernsheim). These "lavishly produced volumes of image and text, offered by subscription, were intended for a cultured, well-educated audience" (Hannavy). In 1856-58, Francis Frith made two expeditions, first to Egypt and then to Palestine, to photograph the great sites of antiquity, preserving the views for future generations and making them accessible to people around the world. Working with volatile chemicals and cumbersome apparatus in inhospitable conditions, Frith developed most of his plates in tombs, temples, and caves. For Frith, photography was destined to rank with other pictorial arts and even to surpass them, because at its heart was "its essential truthfulness of outline, and to a considerable extent, of perspective and light, and shade." Frith's books "proved immensely popular, [their] combination of remarkable photographic views with Frith's first-hand written account providing a surrogate tour of the Near East for Victorian tourists and would-be tourists alike" (Hannavy). These albums contain some of Frith's finest photographs, including the series of panoramic views of Jerusalem, the Sphinx and Great Pyramid of Giza, Colossal Figure at Abou Simbel, Karnak, the Pool of Hezekiah, the Thebes Entrance to the Great Temple Luxor, the Osiridae Pillars and Great Fallen Colossus, and many others. They encompass spectacular views of Jerusalem (among the earliest images of the ancient city still obtainable), Cairo, the pyramids at Giza, Philae, and other views of now-lost or decayed sites in Egypt, as well as biblical sites in Palestine including the Dead Sea, Gaza, Damascus, and other areas of what is now the modern state of Israel. These magnificent photographs provide a permanent record of lost or deteriorating places and monuments that are central to human history.Three volumes. Folio. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered, rebacked in green morocco, a.e.g. 111 albumen photographs (37 in each volume), each approx. 6 1/2 x 9 inches, mounted. Most signed in the negative and with the occasional date 1857. Foxing to mounts, infrequently affecting images, occasional fading to prints. The photographs are generally in very good condition with rich tones and good contrast.

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        The Works of Thomas de Quincey.

      - 15 volumes. Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862-63. Bound in a brown half leather binding with title in green coloured leather. Top edge gilt. Spines very lightly worn. Some foxing to edges. Volume 5 with very slight damage to spine. Bindings with light staining. A very attractive set. Near fine-. * Includes the following titles: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Recollections of the Lakes, Last Days of Immanuel Kant and other writings, The English Mail Coach and other writings, Dr Samuel Parr or Whiggism in its Relation to Literature and other writings, Richard Bentley and other writings, Protestantism and other Essays, Leaders in Literature, with a notice of Traditional Errors Affecting Them, The Caesars and Other Papers, Style and Rhetoric and Other Papers,Coleridge and Opium-Eating and Other Writings, Speculations Literary and Philosophic, Logic of Political Economy and Other Papers, Autobiographical Sketches 1790-1803, Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe, and Schiller, and On The Political Parties of Modern England, Suspiria de Profundis, Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, and other Miscellaneous Writings.* Private inscription from The Members of Lothian Road Sabbath Morning Fellowship Association. **Heavy item - extra shipping charges may apply.** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain and Ireland.

      London Alfred W. Bennett 1862 1. Two volumes. Small 4to, pp. [8], 228; [8], 224. Original red shagreen gilt decorated covers. Gilt spine on 5 raised bands. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 52 [of 53] tipped-in album photographs, in addition to engraved vignettes throughout. .

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        On Bandaging, and Other Operations of Minor Surgery

      Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, 1862. New edition. Binding slightly rubbed; occasional pale spotting/From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. 8vo. 383 pp. Wood-engraved illustrations in text. Original sheep, black morocco lettering-piece. Provenance: T. J. Adams (early inkstamp and inscriptions on flyleaves). A fine copy of this Civil War-era surgical manual by the father of painter John Singer Sargent, revised from the 1848 first edition by the addition of a chapter on military surgery by W. F. Atlee. Also with a fine Civil War provenance, inscribed at Camp Shanks in Indianapolis, 27 February 1864, where the 119th Infantry (or 7th Cavalry) rendezvoused under John P. C. Shanks. A severe battle between the 119th and the enemy had taken place in Okalona, Mississippi just 5 days before Adams's inscription. The Preface states: "The merits of this work as a handy and convenient manual for reference in the field and hospital, have induced the publishers to add to it a chapter (the Ninth) on Gunshot Wounds, and such other subjects peculiar to Military Surgery as seemed requisite to adapt it more thoroughly to the wants of Army Surgeons. Owing to the absence of the Author in Europe, this has been prepared by Dr. W. F. Atlee. Philadelphia, March, 1862." See Rutkow, The History of Surgery in the United States, GS25 (first edition). Cordasco 60-1568.

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        Die Krankheiten des Ohres, ihre Erkenntniss und Behandlung. Ein Lehrbuch der Ohrenheilkunde in Form akademischer Vorträge.

      Würzburg, Stahel 1862 - Octavo. Pp. xii, 262, (2) publisher's catalogue. With wood-engraved text figures. Hardcover, bound in contemporary red half cloth and marbled boards, spine gilt, all edges marbled; both paste-downs with remnants of removed paper labels, minute signature at top corner of title-page. In a very good condition, clean and neat interior. ~ First edition. The first academic textbook on otology. Anton Friedrich von Tröltsch (1829-1890), pioneer of modern otology. Garrison & Morton 3376. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports of the Naval Engagements on the Mississippi River, Resulting in the Capture of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the City of New Orleans and the Destruction of the Rebel Naval Flotilla

      Government Printing Office, Washington 1862 - Original cloth. 107pp Gilt lettering to cover. Sunned at edges of boards and spine. Two hand-colored lithographic plates depicting ironclads, three folding maps. Maps and illustrations are all in very nice condition. Signed by the under secretary of navy, G.V. fox on front free endpaper. Library label on front endpaper and rear endpaper. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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