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         Amsterdam et Venise

      Plon et Cie 1877 - - Plon et Cie, Paris 1877, In-4 (20x28,7cm), 636pp., relié. - Mention de seconde édition ; réimpression de l'originale parue en 1876. Elle est illustrée de 7 eaux-fortes (sur chine contrecollées sur velin fort) par Léopold Flammeng et de 124 gravures sur bois in-texte. Impression sur beau velin blanc. Reliure en plein maroquin brun d'époque signé H. Brenkens. Dos à nerfs richement orné, roulette en queue. Titre et date dorées. Plats ornés à la Du Seuil, avec fleurons dans les écoinçons. Riche frise intérieure. Ensemble bien frais, au papier bien blanc, avec de rares petites rousseurs concentrées çà et là, souvent à l'endroit des serpentes qui ont été retirées. Tête dorée. Les couvertures originales on été conservées. Emboîtage protégeant la reliure en état moyen avec nombreuses fentes. Malgré un dos légèrement éclairci uniformément, très bel exemplaire de cette publication artistique de luxe. Ouvrage de l'historien de l'art henry Havard dans une étude comparative de Amsterdam et Venise. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second edition statement; reprint of the original published in 1876. It is illustrated with 7 etchings (of china laminated on strong vellum) by Leopold Flammeng and 124 woodcuts in-text. Printing on fine white vellum. Full binding vintage brown morocco signed H. Brenkens. spine ornate nerves, tail wheel. Golden title and date. boards decorated with the Du Seuil, with flagships in the spandrels. Rich inner frieze. All fresh, well white paper, with rare small foxing concentrated here and there, often at the point of serpentes that were removed. 636pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1877 - 1877 Original Paperback Wisden, Tape to Spine 14th Edition!

      1877. Hi, This lot is an 1877 Original Paperback Wisden. It has tape to the spine but it is in Very Good Condition for the year. The tape holds the book together well and so is tightly bound. The covers are a bit dark with marks but you do not see 1877 covers too often. Inside however the book is nice and bright and clean, a very rare book. No restoration other than the tape applied to the spine. A hard year to find. 14th Edition.

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         IS SHE HIS WIFE? or, Something Singular. A Comic Burletta in One Act....

      Boston: James R. Osgood & Co. 1877. 80 pp. 2 prefatory woodcut vignettes. 16mo. VG+ (modest extremity wear)....

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         Anonyme) Kees VAN DONGEN. Le livre des Mille Nuits et une nuit. 1955.

      - Kees VAN DONGEN (1877-1968)Le livre des mille et une nuits.Paris, Fasquelle - Gallimard, 1955. 3 volumes. In-8. Reliure d'éditeur réalisée d'après une maquette de Pierre Bonet. Etuis cartons décorés avecrhodoïds. Traduction littérale et complète de J.C. Madrus. 80 aquarelles en couleurs in et hors-texte. de VanDongen. Tirage limité à 13 500 exemplaires et numéroté. [Huret, 313]. Cartonnages légèrement fatigués. Charnières abîmées notamment celle du tome I, à revoir. Intérieurs en superbe état. Très bel ensemble. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Monats-Schrift der Akademie der Kunste (1. Band), und mechanischen Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Hrsg. von A. Riem u. C. Ph. Moritz. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. mit je 6 Stucken. Bln. 1788. 4o. Gest. Portr., 2 Bll., 290 SS.; 5 Bll., 282 SS., mit 2 Titel- u. 6 Textvign. (5 gest., 1 geschn.), 34 Kupfertaf. Hldr. d. Zt.

      Berlin, im Verlag der Königlich Preußischen Akademischen Kunst- und Buchhandlung, 1877. mit einem gestochenen Portrait, einer gestochenen Titel-Vignett, 23 Kupfertafeln und 4 Vignetten im Text, (2 Blatt), 290 Seiten, 21x27, braunes HLdr der Zeit, ORDENTLICHES UND FESTES EXEMPLAR, die Ecken und Kanten berieben, Frontispiz und Titel mit Feuchtigkeitsspur an der Unterkante und innen vereinzelt leicht fleckig Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 44564, i

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         400 jährige Jubelfeier der Schlacht bei Murten [Murtenschlacht-Feier] am 22. Juni 1876 : Album des historischen Zuges - [Album du cortège historique de Morat XXII Juin 1476?1876]. Nach den Originalien und nach der Natur gezeichnet und gemalt von C. Jauslin & G. Roux.

      Bern, Buri & Jecker (R. Buri) und J. Dalp?sche Buch- u. Kunsthandlung (K. Schmid) / Zürich, Farbendruck der Kunstanstalt von C. Knüsli o.J. [1877]. - Quer-Folio (34.5 x 52 cm). 6 Bll. (Titel, Einleitung, Programm u. Teilnehmerverzeichnis). Farb. lithogr. Front., 40 farb. lithogr. Tafeln. Titel in Rot und Schwarz. Gepr. OLn. (Kapitale und Ecken etwas bestossen) mit mont. farb. lithogr. Deckelbild in gepr. u. vergold. Bordüre, alls. Goldschnitt. Seiten marginal unterschiedlich etwas gebräunt, vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig (Darstellungen nicht tangiert). Alters- u. Dislokations-, eher leichtere Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft weitestgehend sauberes, sehr ordentliches und relativ gepflegtes Exemplar. Barth 33068 (mit Datum 1876, was wohl zu korrigieren wäre). Nicht bei Lipperheide. ? Das Vorwort von Gerold Vogel ist datiert ?Zürich, October 1877? ? Repräsentatives, aufwendig gestaltetes und ausgestattetes, ganz dem Geist des Historismus verpflichtetes Jubiläumswerk. Titel, Überschriften und Bildlegenden in Deutsch und Französisch, Darstellungen mit den Namen der historischen Truppenführer und herausragenden Krieger. ? ?[Für] den Umzug in Murten im Erinnerungsjahr 1876 [hatte] jeder der an den Burgunderkriegen beteiligten Stände eine vollständig ausgerüstete und kostümierte Abteilung zu entsenden. [.] Die enormen finanziellen Aufwendungen nötigten die Veranstalter, ein zusätzliches Kadettenfest ausfallen zu lassen. Schon 1875 erliess das ?Centralcomité? in Murten die Einladungen an die betreffenden 18 eidgenössischen Stände (Thurgau, die beiden Appenzell, Tessin und Graubünden hatten an den Burgunderkriegen nicht teilgenommen) und an die ?vier Waldstädte am Rhein? (Waldshut, Laufenburg, Säckingen und Rheinfelden). Die Städte Breisach, Strassburg, Colmar, Schlettstadt, Mülhausen, Hagenau und Rottweil wurden durch baslerische Bannerträger vertreten. [.] Zur Bestreitung der Unkosten wurden in der ganzen Schweiz Beiträge gesammelt. [.] Die beiden Maler Rodolphe-Auguste Bachelin (1830?1890) und Gustave Roux (1828?1885) lieferten die Kostümbilder. ?Statt Phantasiecostüme zu zeichnen, studierten sie vorerst die deutschen und französischen Werke des XV., Jahrhunderts, die Chroniken Diebold Schillings, die Burgunderteppiche und die besten modernen Costümwerke ., um den Charakter der Kleidung und Ausrüstung des damaligen schweizerischen Krieges festzustellen? [.] Ein Jahr später erschien in Zürich (bei C. Knüsli) ein Prachtwerk mit Bildern [.] von Karl Jauslin (1842?1904) und Gustave Roux (1828?1885). Das Album enthielt 40 farbige Lithographien. Über 1200 Zugteilnehmer sind im Rollenverzeichnis mit Namen und Herkunft aufgeführt. Neben diesem teuren Erinnerungsbuch gab es eine kleine, von Karl Jauslin gezeichnete Ausgabe, als Leporello gefaltet, zu kaufen.? (Theo Gantner, Der Festumzug. Ein volkskundlicher Beitrag zum Festwesen des 19. Jahrhunderts in der Schweiz. Basel 1970, pp. 23?25, mit Abb. aus dem Leporello, Zit. p. 23 u. 25, aus der bemerkenswert einlässlichen Besprechung dieses besonderen Festanlasses). ?? Murten gehört zu den drei entscheidenden Schlachten der Eidgenossen im sog. Burgunderkrieg der Jahre 1474 bis 1477, als dessen Kernstücke die entscheidenden Schlachten in der Region des Berner Seelandes und, nördlich entfernt davon, in Lothringen, erscheinen: ?Karl der Kühne wurde zuerst nach der Belagerung von Grandson in der Schlacht bei Grandson (2.3.1476) in die Flucht geschlagen und verlor seine gesamte kostbare Habe. Auch die Revanche durch die Belagerung von Murten misslang ihm; sein Söldnerheer wurde in der Schlacht bei Murten (22.6.1476) aufgerieben. Den dritten Versuch bezahlte Karl der Kühne mit dem Leben; Unbekannte erschlugen ihn nach der Schlacht bei Nancy (5.1.1477), in welcher die Eidgenossen dem verbündeten Herzog von Lothringen zu Hilfe geeilt waren.? (C. Sieber-Lehmann, Lemma ?Burgunderkriege?, in: HLS). Karl war im Prinzip den Eidgenossen durchaus freundlich gesinnt. Durch eine fatale Verknüpfung von Umständen geriet er aber einerseits in eine Schutzverpflichtung zu Gunsten des österreichischen Herzogs Sigismund von Habsburg, dem die Eidgenossen immer wieder zu sc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A History Of Greece From Its Conquest by the Romans To The Present Time B.C. 146 To A.D. 1864 - The best edition complete in 7 volumes.

      Oxford At The Clarendon Press 1877 - Seven volumes octavo bound in the original brick-red cloth with Greek key in black and blind at the head of the boards. The cloth is a little rubbed and there is a small bubble on one board and an ink splash on another - a very good set. Frontispiece portrait to Volume 1. Extra postal rate will apply. George Finlay (b. Faversham, Kent 1799 d. Athens 1875) was an eminent historian who participated in the War of Greek Independence (1821-32. He is known principally for his histories of Greece and Byzantium. After Glasgow University he studied at Gottingen but in 1823 he decided to follow Lord Byron to Greece. Briefly returning to Scotland to take his examinations in civil law he again left for Greece in 1825 - never to return to Britain. Finlay's works praised the sophistication of the mediaeval Byzantine Empire and was an innovator in his emphasis of socio-economic factors and the role of the general populace in historical change. His contributions were early recognized by German Hellenic scholars, particularly his survey of Byzantium. His major works are gathered together in the set we offer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 5. XI. 1877. - 1 S. 8vo. "ich bezweifle daß es möglich sein wird, eine beschlußfähige Zahl von Mitgliedern der V Abtheilung im gegenwärtigen Augenblick zu versammeln. Da, so weit ich weiß auch die Justitz Commission keine Sitzungen hat so meine ich daß die Wahl eines neuen Mitglieds wohl ausgesetzt werden könnte [ ]". - Moltke war bis 1888 Chef des Generalstabes und wurde am Ende seines Lebens zum Verfechter einer Politik der kriegsvermeidenden Abschreckung. Moltke war ein bedeutender Militärschriftsteller und Briefschreiber.

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         Grape Vines. Grapes And Grape Vines Of California.

      - [San Francisco: Edward Bosqui, 1877] San Francisco: John Windle, 1980. Folio, [64] pp., 10 color plates with text. A fine copy in sheets and portfolio as issued. Limited to 40 copies for sale in sheets; this exact facsimile of the first California ampelography to show the grapes in superb color printing by the renowned printer Bosqui was reissued by San Francisco printers and binders from one of the few extant perfect copies (now at the Lilly Library). It is the rarest of American color plate books and this wonderfully accurate facsimile has an introduction by Kevin Starr. The edition was not completed and only 65 sets were released (of which 25 were bound). Zamorano Select (2010) 34A writes that "in his valuable introduction to the Windle facsimile" Kevin Starr provides historical background for the original edition. "Both as a work on viticulture and as a color-plate book, 'Grapes and Grape Vines of California' was an unprecedented achievement for a California press" as indeed was the facsimile which was so impressive that Harcourt Brace Jovanovich reissued it in a reduced format trade edition that went through two large printings before being remaindered.

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         ILLUSTRATIONS OF TYPICAL SPECIMENS OF LEPIDOPTERA HETEROCERA IN THE COLLECTION OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM Parts I - V [only of the nine parts issued]. Parts I -I -III and V by Arthur Gardener Butler, Part IV, The North American Tortricid‘, by Lord Walsingham.

      Printed by order of the Trustees 1877-81, London - FIVE VOLUMES. 4to. 9.75 x 12.5 inches. Part I, xiii + 62 pp.; Part II, x + 62 pp.; Part III, xviii + 82 pp.; Part IV, xi + 84 pp.; Part V, xii + 74 pp. Bound in later buckram, gilt. Library stamps and labels of Reading Public and Berkshire County Libraries. Occasional foxing, including some plates but otherwise in fine condition. Illustrated by 100 chromolithograph plates. Parts I - V (of the nine published) of the type specimen collection of world moths in the British Museum (Natural History) collections. Descriptive text of each plates by Arthur Gardener Butler (1844-1925) and Thomas de Grey, Baron Walsingham (1843-1919) is followed by one hundred superb chromolithograph plates. NATURAL HISTORY/SCIENCE LEPIDOPTERA NATURAL HISTORY INSECTS MOTHS 19TH CENTURY ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY/SCIENCE

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         John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1877 - 1877 Wisden : Rebound with Front Cover,

      1877. Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1877 : Rebound with the Front Cover. This Wisden is bound in dark brown with gilt to the spine, the front cover is retained and it is nice and tall, it has a couple of light marks and a corner crease but a nice cover for the early Wisdens, page 19/20 has a bit of the page folded over due to a printing issue back in 1878, otherwise a very clean tall book with an original cover.

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         SAINT-SAËNS Camille Valse Vénitienne Orchestre ca1877

      - SAINT-SAËNS Camille Valse Vénitienne extrait du Timbre d'Argent Opéra de Camille Saint-Saëns (créé en 1877 sous la direction de Jules Danbé) pour Orchestre Conducteur + Matériel d'Orchestre Conducteur : 39 pages Choudens A. C. 9951 Matériel d'Orchestre : 1er Violons x6, 2e Violons x4, Altos x3, Violoncelles 3, Contrebasses x2, Petite Flute, Grandes Flutes, Hautbois, clarinettes, Bassons, 1er et 2e Cors, 3e et 4e Cors, Trompettes, Trombones, Timbales, Tambour de Basque et Cymbales, Harpe Paris, Choudens A. C. 3571 XIXe siècle ca1877 Très bon état 012982 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         A history of the fishes of the British Islands.

      George Bell & Sons, London. 1877 - Four volumes. 252 coloured plates. 8vo (10 1/4 x 7 inches). Original blue cloth blocked in blind and pictorially in gilt. A good COMPLETE copy. Formato: 4 v. (VII, 245, 8 p., LVII c. di tav.; [4], 265, 8 p., da LVIII a CXX c. di tav.; [4], 208, 8 p., da CXXI a CLXXIX c. di tav.; [4], 439, 8 p., da CLXXX a CCXLVIII c. di tav. + le tav. XV*, CXXIII*, LXXVI*, LXXXII*), 26 cm, tela editoriale con titoli oro ai dorsi e motivi in oro ai piatti. Buono, ex libris inciso applicato al contropiatto anteriore di ciascun volume. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 800.00 euro.

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         EHON TAKA KAGAMI: THE ILLUSTRATED MIRROR OF HAWKS. PICTURES OF DIFFERENT KINDS O

      [Tokyo 1877-79, Nakamura]. Stitched yellow wrappers, title. slips, very good, issued in two parts: part I: vols. 1-3;. part II: vols. 1-2, 111 woodcut illustrations, some double-. page, covers bit darkened, contents very good. FIRST EDITION. THE MOST MAGNIFICIENT SINGLE RESOURCE ON JAPANESE FALCONRY JAPAN'S PREMIER SINGLE RESOURCE ON FALCONRY: A major resource on Japanese falconry, the capture, taming & teaching of falcons, the grooming, feeding and culture of the bird of prey. Wonderful illustrations of falcons, the associated tools & equipment, stands, methods of warming in winter before the hunt, winter hunting, respect for. On the flushing to expose game birds to be hunted by the falcon, the kill, capture of the quarry. How to tether, hoods, master's gloves and other accoutrements, field work, breeding, bathing &c. * EDITION: FIRST AND ONLY EDITION: This magnificent work was issued once in a single FIRST AND ONLY EDITION, and is complete in five volumes. The first series: 3 vols. were published in 1877, followed by the second series consisting of 2 volumes in 1879. Each volume has identifying title slips with: series 1: volumes jo, chu, ge in 3 parts]; series 2: the supplement jo, ge in 2 parts. * PRINTING TECHNIQUE: This marvelous work uses crushed mica as an integral part of the hand-made Washi paper. These tiny flecks of mica give a sparkle to the illustrations, and are especially effective on the feather portion of the falcons. Mica gives a realistic and "high-tech" touch to the wood-cut printing technique. Printed by hand. * Per Dr. Shigeru Oikawa, the eminent scholar on Kyosai, in a letter from him to us in 1998, he discusses the dates of the set. He states: "Takakagami was, I think, first published in 3 volumes with the title ...cover was blue or black. Then came the last 2 volumes ...this time the...color was yellow. The exact date is not known but the first edition in 3 volumes [first series in vols. 1,2,3,] could be 1860's and some examples of the full set in 5 volumes has the date of 1875. Kyosai had finished all of the drawings in 1860's but the publication seemed to be delayed..." In essence what he is saying that the first 3 volumes were published first, then later the balance of 2 volumes were published to make a full set of 5 volumes. We have never ever seen the first three in a separate group, in any color except yellow with dates of 1877, nor have we seen in our 45 years tenure any copies in blue/black. We have not found any reference books stating any information about any 1875 edition, we have only found the 1877-79 edition. One would assume that if such an earlier edition did exist bibliographers would have recorded this along with the current edition we now offer for sale. ***** * ABOUT THE ARTIST & AUTHOR KAWANABE KYOSAI: * Per N. Brown: BLOCK PRINTING AND BOOK ILLUSTRATION, p.196. Kawanabe Kyosai aka: Gyosai [1831-89] was a Kano painter, printmaker, illustrator, the son of a Samurai. Studied as a child under Utagawa Kuniyoshi, then in Tokyo under Maemura Towa, later under the most celebrated Kano Tohaku Chinshin who gave him the name Toiku at 19 years old. Loved drinking Sake, did some of his best work while under the influence, exhibited a the Vienna Intl. Exposition in 1873 & in Paris in 1883, where the West recognized his greatness. * Josiah Conder recognized his great talent & wrote a grand reference book on him: PAINTINGS AND STUDIES, Tokyo 1911. His famous KYOSAI GADEN, [L. Dawes p.92] was widely appreciated in Europe, it even had English captions for the foreign market! This was Kyosai's attempt to show the world a wide variety of ancient Japanese & Chinese painting styles; it is a magnificent set. Please inquire with us for to see if we have a copy for sale. * COLLATION & SPECIAL ILLUSTRATING TECHINIQUES: None of the above reference books list details of a full set which was issued complete in 5 volumes: 3 + 2 vols. supplement. The full list of the set titles appears in the back of vol. 5 where a catalogue of Kyosai's titles are listed by the publisher. This title was issued as a serial in 1877,the supplemental 2 volumes in 1879. * The collation of the set is: vol. 1,3,4,5, each have 10p.; vol. 2 has 11p. Every page is nicely illustrated, it contains some 111 illustrations in all. Most copies have mica-flecked paper that gives a sparkle and sheen to the bird's feathers. This technique is difficult to create and is exceptionally and RARE ! * THE VARIETY OF BIRDS USED: * The Siberian goshawk or [falcon] O-taka [in Japanese] has been considered the best variety for use in falconry in Japan since ancient times. The Chinese call these birds Lao Ying. * RARITY: Seldom found in the complete five volume state, in clean and collector's condition. This work is the most comprehensive single monograph devoted to Japanese falconry ever published in the 19th century or in prior periods. Gyosai's superb artistic skill and solid ability to capture the essence and feel of real and live Japanese falconry has yet to be surpassed in woodcut media. The application of mica dust is now a lost art, and never done. The work outlines the ancient methods and culture of the falcon. This work records the last of the ancient falconry methods of care, raising and training, again a lost art in Japan. Japanese E-hon [illustrated books] on this subject are SCARCE, and are seldom found if ever on the open market, or in auctions in a complete and excellent state. * This set is an historical monument, a corner-stone, the "Sui Generis" on the subject of falconry in Japan. A major treasure to any fancier of falconry or ornithology in Japan. The Siberian goshawk or [falcon] O-taka [in Japanese] has been considered the best variety for use in peregrine falconry in Japan. **** REFERENCES/BIBLIOGRAPHY: * N. Brown: BLOCK PRINTING AND BOOK ILLUSTRATION, p.196. * G. Schack: KYOSAIS FALKENJAGD, Hamburg, 1968. Harting: BIBLIOTHECA ACCIPITRARIA, 372. Thieme-Becker XXII, S 155. * L. Dawes: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, 1972 pp.93, 183. * H. Kerlin: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS & MAPS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS, #327. * Douglas: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE PRINTED BOOKS & MSS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM, London 1904, p.24, #16035.b.18. * Mitchell: ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE NANGA & MARUYAMA...Los Angeles, 1972, p.113. * Sorimachi: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS... IN THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY...#625, p.133 for a citation. * Briot, Alain: EHON TAKA KAGAMI article in Bulletin Association Franco-Japonaise numero 36, Avirl 1992 * EHON TAKA KAGAMI: vol. ix-2 article in Kyosai Memorial Museum 1985 * Kawanabe Kyosai: KYOSAI GADEN * ANIMA: special number: Aigles et autours" Heibonsha autumn 75 * Bugniot, J.M. CHASSE AU VOL EN EXTREME-ORIENT. An article in LA CHASSE AU VOL AU FIL DES TEMPS, issued by Musee International de la Chasse-Glen, France 1994. pp.187-192, 235-237. * T. Clark: DEMON OF PAINTING: The Art of Kawanabe Kyosai, * Riccar Museum: KAWANABE KYOSAI HANGA HANBON TEN: Exhibition of Kawanabe Kyosai's Woodblock Books, Tokyo 1987; this illustrates several pages from this work. * L. Roberts: DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS p.100. * BUCKLAND, Rosina. et al. A JAPANESE MENAGERIE: Animal Pictures of Kawanabe Kyosai. * Josiah Conder: PAINTINGS AND STUDIES, Tokyo 1911. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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         FUGAKU HYAKKEI: THE HUNDRED VIEWS OF MT FUJI

      Tokyo 1877, Hayashi. Black stitched stiff wrs., 3 vol. set,. woodblock printed on hand-made paper, very good, vol.1 cover. edges bit worn, contents clean, clear impressions, tones of. grey, Sumi, black, indigo blue Chitsu case. RARE. HOKUSAI'S MOST CELEBRATED BOOK ON SACRED MT. FUJI Perhaps Hokusai's [1760-1849] most famous work in book form, illustrating a profusion of views of Mt. Fuji from all perspectives. This was also the prototype for his great color print series on Mt. Fuji. A delightful & impressive work, used as a standard for over a hundred years by artists, designers and collectors. This monograph is devoted to Japan's most sacred Mt. Fuji in all its glory, portrayed in various seasons and as seen by common folk as they go about their daily lives & occupations. * The volumes are 22.5 x 15.5 cm., with 25+25+25 double folded leaves or 150 pages in all, with illustrations of Mt. Fuji on 144 of the pages, 6 pages of Japanese text. The history of the various editions are complex, suffice to say that the work was originally issued in two volumes [it could be that the whole work was simply bound within two covers]. Then there were basically two main editions: the first being published in 1834-5, and reprints of this the first edition in pink covers called "FALCON FEATHERS," later ones in yellow covers. Another in 1875, in black stiff covers. The contents in all cases identical, the size varied by only a few centimeters, essentially all are identical. * The introduction consisting of the first two pages in volume one were actually written by Hokusai. * The work is marvelous, and shows how Mt. Fuji was portrayed in the life of the Japanese. How in the spring time people sat outdoors and viewed the cherry blossoms with Mt. Fuji in the background. The theme is how Mt. Fuji was always present in their daily lives as a background. The artistry and skill of Hokusai is without parallel, he illustrated using his keen ingenuity at drawing skills. He put the sacred mountain in the picture in a myriad of ways. The mystical quality of Mt. Fuji is illustrated and conveyed by his acute composition, insight and visionary-like avant-garde skills which were head and shoulders above most all other artists of his time. Hailed as perhaps Japan's greatest artist of the 19th century. All of his original woodcut books are rare and of great value. * REPRINT EDITION: The 1948 reprint edition was an exact woodblock-printed edition of the earlier edition and has all of the same pages and illustrations found in earlier editions, with a paper Chitsu or folding cover, nicely done, good registry, color, the exact same size as earlier editions. * AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION: If you are interested in the English translation of each page of this set, please inquire with us for this title. It is a superb work, giving valuable insight to the texts found in this stunning work. It bears the title: FUGAKU HIYAKU-KEI: ONE HUNDRED VIEWS OF FUJI BY HOKUSAI. See bibliography below. *** CONDITION NOTE: The 1877 edition has a small mend at the last page, the colophon in vol. 3, else very clean, nice. *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: * H. Kerlen: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS & MAPS . for more bibliographic details, item #396, pp.163-166. * H. Smith: HOKUSAI ONE HUNDRED VIEWS OF MT. FUJI, pp.21-22 . outline the editions. * K. Toda: THE RYERSON COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHINESE . ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, p.263. * L. Dawes: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, p.47. * J. Hillier: no. 241, p.278. " " HOKUSAI: no. 110 J. HILLIER: THE ART OF BOOK ILLUSTRATION, p.213-225, plates . 195-208 * Kraft: VOL.3, NO. 185-=195; VOL. 4, NO.36 * R. Keyes: EHON: The Artist and the Book in Japan: pages 218-223, i.e. exhibit #54, color plates: fig 54.1-54.5. * KSM: [Kaiga] 7-18-1 * Forrer: 170-177 * Not listed in C. Mitchell: THE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE NANGA, MARUYAMA, SHIJO AND OTHER RELATED SCHOOLS OF JAPAN. * * The British author F.V. Dickins did a book with the title: FUGAKU HIYAKU-KEI: OR A HUNDRED VIEWS OF FUJI [FUJISAMA] BY HOKUSAI. It was an interesting edition of the book issued in London in 1880, with English commentaries & translations by F.V. Dickins. This book contained an actual and original woodcut illustrated edition of Hokusai's book bound in with the English translation of the Hokusai text. We do have this in stock from time to time, if interested, please inquire. * Henry Smith II: HOKUSAI ONE HUNDRED VIEWS OF MT. FUJI. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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         O Visconde de Paiva Manso.

      Lisbon, Typographia da Academia Real das Sciencias, 1877. - 24 pp. 3 works bound in 1 volume. 8°, presentation binding in full green morocco (spine faded; some very slight wear), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, gilt letter, covers gilt, inner dentelles gilt, decorated endleaves, all edges gilt. In fine condition. Front cover reads "31 de Maio // 1895 // a // João Baptista de Lima Junior // off. // Maria Urbana Ayres Garrido". Back cover has "31 de Maio" repeated four times in corners, and "Homenagem // ao Amigo" at center. 3 works bound in 1 volume. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this eulogy delivered at a session of the Associação dos Advogados de Lisbon, 24 October 1877. The author was successor to Paiva Manso in editing the @Portugaliae monumenta historica. Born in Figueira da Foz, 1841, he died in 1882.---- Innocêncio XVI, 35 (without collation). SHIPPED FROM PORTUGAL---- BOUND WITH: GARRIDO, Luiz [Guedes Countinho]. @Do adulterio do marido. Lisbon: Typ. de Christovão Augusto Rodrigues, 1877. 8°, 32 pp. Delivered before the Associação dos Advogados de Lisboa, 17 January 1877. Innocêncio XVI, 35 (without collation).GARRIDO, Luiz [Guedes Countinho]. @L'histoire Romaine au septième siècle. Lisbon: Imprimerie de l'Académie, 1881. 8°, 273 pp. Not in Innocêncio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, revised and corrected from copies of the Sinaitic, Vatican, Alexandrian,

      Invercargill, New Zealand: 1877., printed by Bain & Co., - 98, [4] p., 121 l.; 18.5 cm. Text signed [A]-2D4 2E1 (incl J, V and W) -- not in Darlow & Moule; Herbert 2009, Chamberlin 560-61 [title continues] and other old copies of the original Greek, with an apology for Bible truths and exposition of men's dogmas, by John August Richter, late a missionary of the Berlin Mission, Queensland. New Zealand. -- At top of cover: Bishop of Nelson (1866-91: Andrew Burn Suter), with his pencil markings. -- '.the sacred writings of the New Testament. .have suffered greatly. .by copying and recopying. .to suit the whims of persons biassed by opinions, or dogmas of their own. It was then that Erasmus, in 1516, and in 1550, Stephens, formed a Greek testament from this polluted original'(1) -- 'Sabbatarians say that the Sabbath existed and was established by God Himself atthe time of the creation,before the ceremonial law existed,and for this cause is in full force and binding through all the dispensations. We will show that this assertion goes for nothing, and has no scriptural basis whatever to stand upon.' (89) -- 'We have no objection against the dogma that Christ reigns in the heart of the believer. .but this. .is only a preparing, a schooling during this probatory life for the future Kingdom, and does by no means constitute Christ's reign over the nations of the earth. .We, in our revision, have distinguished between these two different reigns of Christ, the former by the government of God, or government of heaven, the latter, that is Christ's personal reign on earth, by the Kingdom of God, or the Kingdom of Heaven. .We who believe the scriptures do not find one single contradiction in it, and neither do we find the least difficulty as to the literal fulfilment of prophecy' (93-94) VG, sewn, sl. edgeworn gray wrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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         Promenade autour du monde. 1871.

      Librairie Hachette et Cie,, Paris, 1877 - In-4°, 679 pp. Cinquième édition, illustrée de 316 vignettes et planches hors-texte, gravées sur bois par Avenet, A. de Bar, E. Bayard, E. Bocourt, E. Boulanger, etc. Portait en frontispice. L'auteur, ancien ambassadeur d'Autriche à Paris, entreprit en 1871 un large tour de monde qui le conduisit aux Etats-Unis (qu'il traversa de New-York à San Francisco), au Japon et en Chine.Minimes épidermures sinon bon exemplaire. Français

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         History of the Indian Navy.: (1613-1863).

      London Richard Bentley 1877 - A very good set bound in turn of the century blue half calf. Spine and corners a little rubbed, inner hinges tender. Two volumes, pp.xx, 541, vi, 596, list of subscribers.

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         Les Boulevards de Paris.

      Paris, Imprimerie de Baillet, 1877. - circa 44,4 x 33,5 (binding). 46 etchings (11,3 x 16,2 to 14,3 x 24,3 cm) mounted on large leaves of heavy paper Contemporary brown Morocco with richly gilt spine, covers and fore-edges, gilt arms on both covers (binding by Gelz-Niedrée) Bénézit VIII, 446 (see A.M. Potement). Rare suite of etchings by Adolphe Théodore Jules Martial Potémont (1828-1883), who had studied with Léon Cogniet and Brissot de Warville. Originally only 20 views were published with texts by Saulnat and others. We can trace series of up to 45 etchings - here there are 46! Most have a description in pencil, the title is also signed and has the information "tiré à 5 (9?) exemplaires, no 2". This is obviously number 2 of a very small edition printed for a few collectors. The suptuous binding by Gelz-Niedrée (cf. Helwig II, 175) has been made for a British aristocrat (a standing lion to the left under three horseshoes with the motto "pro legibus et regibus" - possibly the Wilson family). Among the beautiful views are several bookshops, cafes, hotels, passages etc. Walter Benjamin writes about Martial in his "Stadt-Bild im Wandel". - Nice and clean, the magnificent binding with small scratches or a little rubbed, but very decorative. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Die Buchdruckerkunst in ihrem technischen und kaufmännischen Betriebe: nach eigenen Erfahrungen und unter mitwirkung bewährter Fachgenossen. Hier Zweiter Band: Vom Druck.

      Leipzig, Alexander Waldow, 1877 - 4°, 445 Seiten mit sehr zahlr. Illustrationen und auch farbigen Bildtafeln, illustrierter und verzierter OLeinen mit Goldprägung - Einbandkanten leicht ber. sonst guter Zustand - 1877. Sehr schöne Originalausgabe ! a82857 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2200 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species [1ª edición]

      London, John Murray, 1877 - 8º mayor, VIII+352 p, tela editorial con leves rozaduras y algo descolorida. Ilustraciones en el texto

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         MÈmoires d'un Gommeux. Par Saint-Patrice [pseud]

      Paris: E. Dentu, 1877 - 8vo, contemporary black morocco with coat-of-arms gilt-stamped on the upper and lower boards, gilt lettering and inner dentelles, a.e.g. Frontis and three plates. ? James Harden-Hickey's own copy of his third novel, MÈmoires d'un Gommeux, with his quasi-bogus coat of arms and armorial insignias gilt-stamped on the binding. Harden-Hickey (1854-1898) was one of the most colorful and picaresque figures in 19th century Western literature. Born in San Francisco during the gold rush, he moved with his mother to Paris at an early age and during his formative years was effectively a Frenchman. He was flamboyant, adventurous and had serious delusions of grandeur, which he managed to in part fulfill by marrying wealthy women. He was made a baron of the Holy Roman Empire and years later when sailing the Atlantic, he noticed that the south Atlantic island of Trinidad had not been claimed by a country. He proceeded to claim it for himself. He took the title Prince James I of Trinidad and began selling Trinidad government bonds in New York City. The British seized Trinidad in 1895 and Harden-Hickey's dreams of his own country were over. He died in 1898 from an overdose of morphine in an El Paso, Texas hotel, a fitting end considering that one of the books he wrote was Euthanasia: the Aesthetics of Suicide (NY, 1894). In all Harden-Hickey wrote 12 books, several of them novels issued under the pseudonym Saint Patrice, and he edited the Paris newspaper Tribolet. ? Later bookplate of Jean-Marie Bernicat on the front paste-down and small oval ownership stamp of the same on the title-page. OCLC records four locations (LC, Vanderbilt, BL and one in Italy) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Transactions of the Zoological Society of London: Volume 9, Part 2, 1877

      The Zoological Society of London, London 1877 - Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-university library. From Birbeck College, University of London. Contains parts five to eleven of volume nine, 1874 to 1877, in library binding. Contains black & white and colour illustrations. Boards and spine are marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Creases and tears on closing pages. Embossed stamps on FEP and first page. Label on BEP. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Véridique histoire de la conquete de la nouvelle Espagne

      1877 - 4 volumes Paris, Lemerre, 1877-1887, in-12, 4 volumes, reliures de l'époque dos à nerfs et coins de maroquin bleu, têtes dorées, non rognées, Édition originale de cette traduction magistrale, par l'auteur des Trophées ; ses deux préfaces, "Espagne 1513-1514" et "la jeunesse de Cortez, ont été considérées par ses contemporains, Flaubert, Taine, Barbey d'Aurevilly, comme de véritables chefs-d’œuvre à la fois du point de vue historique et littéraire. Il fut lauréat de l'Académie Française pour cet ouvrage. Il s'agit d'une des plus importantes chroniques anciennes de la Nouvelle Espagne, dans laquelle on trouve notamment une relation détaillée de la prise de Mexico. Le conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo cingla pour le Nouveau Monde en 1514 aux cotés de Hernan Cortez. Aux cours des expéditions de Cortez, il participa à près de cent vingt batailles et fut témoin des négociations avec les Aztèques. Sa relation qui ne fut publiée qu'en 1632, décrit la rencontre de Cortez avec Montezuma, l'emprisonnement du prince Atzèque, la chute de Mexico et le retour en Espagne ; elle rend compte également des dissensions internes de l'armée espagnole. José Maria de Hérédia a, dans sa traduction, modernisé le récit du conquistador et en a rendu la lecture passionnante. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Chirurgie d'Hippocrate

      1877 - 2 tomes en 1 fort vol. in-4, Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1877-1878, , 2 tomes en 1 fort vol. in-4, (4), 565, (3bl)pp. ; (4), IV, 651, (1bl)pp, demi-basane brune moderne, dos à faux nerfs et orné, couvertures imprimées conservées, Première édition. Rare ouvrage, très important et abondamment annoté par le chirurgien de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon Joseph Pierre Pétrequin (1809-1876). Texte grec et traduction française juxtalinéaire, donnée d'après celle de Littré. Quelques figures sur bois dans le texte, principalement au chapitre des articulations (T. 2). On joint, contrecollé sur une garde blanche, un poème manuscrit par Pétrequin "imité du latin de Const[antin] Huygens" ; référence à l'homme d'État et poète hollandais (1596-1687) Ex libris gravé de Jacques Rollet, chirurgien lyonnais, et mention manuscrite en première de couverture, précisant que cet exemplaire a été "offert par le fils de Pétrequin". Morton, 5548 ; Waller, 4512 ; Bruni Celli, 3361 ; Hirsch, IV, 572. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Topographische Bemerkungen zur Karte der Umgebung und zu dem Plane von Teheran

      Zamarski, Wien 1877 - original green wraps, 8 pages of text, one large folding out map; colour of wraps fresh, light creasing to bottom (not affecting map); map in fine condition, overall at least vg; scarce, please inquire before ordering

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         Grape Vines. Grapes And Grape Vines Of California.

      [San Francisco: Edward Bosqui, 1877] San Francisco: John Windle, 1980. Folio, [64] pp., 10 color plates with text. A fine copy in sheets and portfolio as issued. Limited to 40 copies for sale in sheets; this exact facsimile of the first California ampelography to show the grapes in superb color printing by the renowned printer Bosqui was reissued by San Francisco printers and binders from one of the few extant perfect copies (now at the Lilly Library). It is the rarest of American color plate books and this wonderfully accurate facsimile has an introduction by Kevin Starr. The edition was not completed and only 65 sets were released (of which 25 were bound). Zamorano Select (2010) 34A writes that ?in his valuable introduction to the Windle facsimile? Kevin Starr provides historical background for the original edition. ?Both as a work on viticulture and as a color-plate book, ?Grapes and Grape Vines of California? was an unprecedented achievement for a California press? as indeed was the facsimile which was so impressive that Harcourt Brace Jovanovich reissued it in a reduced format trade edition that went through two large printings before being remaindered.

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         The Works Of William Makepeace Thackeray. In Twelve Volumes. (12 Volume Set in Half Calf).

      London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1877 - 1878. Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf rotem und grünem Rückenschild sowie reicher goldgeprägter Ornamentik; Buchdeckel mit bunten Marmorbezügen und großen Lederecken; Vorsätze ebenfalls mit Buntpapierbeschlägen; sehr schöner dreiseitiger Pfauenbuchschnitt. Vol. I: Vanity Fair. Vol II: The History of Pendennis. Vol. III: The Newcomes. Vol. IV: The History of Henry Esmond - The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon. Vool. V: The Virginians. Vol. VI: The Adventures of Philip. Vol. VII: The Paris Sketch Book - The Irish Sketch Book - Notes of a journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo.- 8. The history of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond - The Memoirs of Mr. C. J. Yellowpush etc. Vol. IX: The Book of Snobs - Sketches and Travels in London - Men`s Wives etc. Vol. X: Roundabout papers - The four Georges - The English Humourists - The second funeral of Napoleon. Vol. XI: Catherine - Lovel the widower - Denis Duval - Ballads etc. Vol. XII: The Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh - Mrs. Perkins`s ball etc. Alle Bände mit ganzseitiger Illustration als Frontispiz sowie Illustrationen im Text; Band XII mit zahlreichen Illustrationen (all volumes with full-page illustration as the frontispiece and illustrations in the text; Volume XII with numerous illustrations). Alle Bände in tadellosem Zustand. Sehr schönes, frisches Exemplar dieser bibliophilen, prachtvoll gestalteten Ausgabe; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Fast wie neu. All volumes in an excellent condition. Almost as new. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Further photos on the homepage of the antiquarian bookstore (please enter there the article number in the search box). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Thackeray, William Makepeace Novellen novels Werke Werkausgabe works

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         Otras leyes por el pueblo (Autres lois pour le peuple) [Disparate de bestia]

      Paris: François Liénard 1877 - [ Descripción completa disponible en castellano, inglés y francés / Complete record available in Castillan, English and French / La notice complète est disponible en castillan, anglais et français ] // Grabado al aguafuerte, aguatinta, punta seca y bruñidor, huella 243 x 355 mm. sobre hoja de papel verjurado ahuesado, "Goya inv. et sc.".- Muy buen estado, apenas oscurecido, con márgenes algo recortados (287x394 mm.) respecto a la presentación original (295x 432mm.).- // Proc.: sin datos.- // Refs.: Lefort, 144; Museo del Prado, G03069.- // La primera vez que se imprimieron los grabados de Goya de la serie "Disparates", inéditos a fecha de su muerte, fue en la edición que mandó hacer en 1864 la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. Sin embargo, por diversos avatares, cuatro de las planchas originales, que se habían separado tempranamente del conjunto, no llegaron a la Academia y sus grabados no aparecieron en esa edición. Propiedad del pintor Eugenio Lucas, tras su muerte en 1870 fueron adquiridas por Edmon Sagot e, impresas en 1877, se publicaron en edición original en el tomo IX de la parisina L'Art. Revue hedomadaire illustrée, acompañando las entregas del artículo "Goya, aquafortiste" que Charles Yriarte escribió para facilitar un contexto de los grabados, antes de emitir el informe que la revista le había pedido sobre "quatre planches de Goya, gravées à l'eau-forte, qu'on lui a présentées comme inédites, et qui seront publiées succesivement" (1), que nunca entregó. En la revista, al imprimirlas, a falta de otra información, le pusieron un título a cada uno de los grabados, a saber: "Una reina del circo", "Otras leyes para el pueblo", "¡Qué guerrero!" y "Lluvia de toros". La publicación de los grabados pudo ser debida al interés mostrado por Paul Lefort, quien en en su catálogo de la obra del pintor aragonés, aparecido ese mismo año, recogía tres de los cuatro disparates, de los que no había visto ninguna impresión, pero sí las planchas de cobre, que no dudó en aceptar como de Goya. Indicando que la plancha correspondiente a este grabado medía 218x328mm., describía la escena que contenía del siguiente modo (en francés en el original): "En el desierto, sobre una vasta extensión de arena natural, un elefante, sin colmillos, se encuentra frente a un grupo de cuatro personajes de grave mirada, los unos vestidos de rabinos y los otros como los moros en la "Tauromaquia". Uno de estos ceñudos personajes muestra al elefante el libro de las Tablas de la Ley mientras que, un segundo, con gesto vacilante, parece ofrecerle disimuladamente un enorme collar rebosante de campanas" (2). Solo cuando se encontraron las pruebas de taller de estas planchas, en la de este grabado, conservada en el Museo del Prado, se vió que en el margen inferior de la huella aparecía un título añadido a mano: "Disparate de Bestia".- // (1) Cfr. "L'Art. revue hedomadaire illustrée" IX (1877) 1: 3-10; 2: 33-40; 3: 56-60 y 4: 78-83.- (2) Paul Lefort (1877): "Francisco Goya, étude biographique et critique, suivie de l'essai d'un catalogue raisonné de son oeuvre gravé et lithographié".- Paris: Librairie Renouard, p. 92-93, ref. 144. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Panorama of San Francisco from California St. Hill

      [San Francisco]: Morse's Gallery, 1877. Folding albumen photographic panorama mounted on eleven panels, (7½ x 87¼ inches overall), backed with cloth, caption title, photographic credit, and publisher's imprint printed on center panel. (Old staining to the panels below the photographic prints). Original gilt cloth binding (some old dampstaining to the lower edge of the covers), cloth chemise, half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. Perhaps the most famous early view of San Francisco. One of the landmarks of 19th-century American photography, and an iconic image of San Francisco. This remarkable panorama dramatically shows the growth of San Francisco nearly thirty years after the onset of the Gold Rush. In the 1870s, San Francisco audiences were hungry for panoramic displays, and the rest of the country was intrigued by San Francisco, the largest city in the West. Muybridge satisfied all appetites by providing a 360° degree view of the city, creating what Rebecca Solnit calls "an impossible sight, a vision of the city in all directions, a transformation of a circular space into a linear photograph." David Harris calls Muybridge's San Francisco panorama "one of the supreme conceptual and technical achievements in the history of architectural photography." Eadweard Muybridge took the photographs that make up this panorama from a vantage point on the central tower of the unfinished Nob Hill residence of railroad baron Mark Hopkins, then the highest point in the developed portion of the city. The work was done in June or July, 1877, and took some five hours to complete, based on the shifting shadows seen in the image. Muybridge began in the late morning with a view toward the southwest (the tenth plate in the panorama) and proceeded in a clockwise direction, moving his camera away from the sun from one image to the next. Muybridge's view is from some 380 feet above the sea level, and the view reaches some fifty miles into the distance and encompasses a width of fifteen miles. Despite the great scope of the work precise details of the city are visible throughout, and one can clearly see hanging laundry, ships in the harbor, shop signs, and a clock on a tower in the fifth panel reading quarter to two (other copies of the panorama show the clock reading nearly five-thirty). San Francisco spreads throughout the panorama and the dynamism of the city is clearly evident, as many unfinished buildings and roads under construction are also seen. Muybridge's panorama was advertised as being for sale in July 1877, offered for eight dollars rolled or ten dollars accordion-folded and bound, as in the present copy. Buyers could buy the panorama directly from Muybridge, or through Morse's Gallery. Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) was one of the great photographic innovators of the nineteenth century. Born in England, he came to San Francisco in 1855 and built his reputation on photographs of San Francisco, Yosemite, and other western locales. The year after he produced his San Francisco panorama, Muybridge, at the behest of another railroad magnate, Leland Stanford, produced a sequence of photographs of a galloping horse that proved that all four of the animals hooves were off the ground at the same time. Muybridge's work in sequential photography, in which he photographed animals and humans in motion, laid the groundwork for motion pictures. A remarkable view of San Francisco, and a high point in the photographic representation of the West. David Harris, Eadweard Muybridge and the Photographic Panorama of San Francisco , 1850-1880, catalogue item 31, and pp.37-53; Rebecca Solnit, River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West; Paul A. Falconer, "Muybridge's Window to the Past: A Wet-Plate View of San Francisco," in California History (Summer 1978), pp.130-157.

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         Die Wanddekorationen in Pompeji - Für Künstler und Kunstgewerbeschulen

      T.O. Weigel, Leipzig 1877 - Leinen leichte Gebrauchsspuren Sprache: deutsch 24 Tafeln Seiten Erstauflage Die Wanddekorationen in Pompeji - Für Künstler und Kunstgewerbeschulen - komplett mit 24 Tafeln nach Originalzeichnungen von Discanno, in Chromolithographie ausgeführt von Steeger, nebst einem Plan der Malereien Pompeji s, Vorwort – Inhalt – Übersicht der Litho-Tafeln, Die Mappe ist mit allen Tafeln komplett und dem Alter entsprechend in einem guten Zustand, guter Zustand, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         1877 1st ed Mormonism Unveiled Mountain Meadows Massacre LDS John D. Lee Mormon

      St. Louis, Bryan, Brand, 1877. - 1877 1st ed Mormonism Unveiled Mountain Meadows Massacre LDS John D. Lee Mormon Extremely Rare / Brigham Young / Hand Notes! Brigham Young (1801 – 1877) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1847 until his death in 1877. He founded Salt Lake City and he served as the first governor of the Utah Territory. Young also led the foundings of the precursors to the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. The Mountain Meadows massacre was a series of attacks on the Baker–Fancher emigrant wagon train, at Mountain Meadows in southern Utah. The attacks began on September 7 and culminated on September 11, 1857, resulting in the mass slaughter of most in the emigrant party by members of the Utah Territorial Militia from the Iron County district, together with some Paiute Native Americans. An exposition of the secret history, signs, symbols and crimes of the Mormon Church. Also the true history of the horrible butchery known as the Mountain Meadows Massacre. This book can be found for sale elsewhere for $900! Main author: John D Lee; William W Bishop Title: Mormonism unveiled; or, The life and confessions of the late Mormon bishop, John D. Lee Published: St. Louis, Bryan, Brand, 1877. Language: French Notes: • 1st edition • Handwritten notes on prelims FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure binding Illustrations: frontispiece + 12 illustrations Pages: complete with all 406 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: St. Louis, Bryan, Brand, 1877. Size: ~8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15.5cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Stanford's Map of India

      Edward Stanford, London 1877 - Based on surveys executed by the East India Company.showing latest Territorial Acquisitions of the British Empire and Independent Protected States, Railways, Canals, &c.4 sheets each 32.25 x 27 inches. 35 mi to the inch. Orig. slipcase and label. Maps are fine, case is vg w/slight staining. Each sheet has marbled self covers with label. Very detailed. Good representation of physical features. Large scale makes for easy reading. Color dosing depicts 7 divisions of Brit. India. 3 circles (outside map area) show distance and bearings to major towns from Bombay, Calcutta & Madras. Inset (175 mi to the inch) shows Brit. Burma from the Straits settlements to the Indo Chinese peninsula and adjacent islands of Mayalan archipelago.

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         Ansicht Von San Francisco 1877. Published for Philo Jacoby's "California State Almanac."

      San Francisco. Philo Jacoby. No date. Ca. 1877. Panoramic bird's eye view lithograph, image 12 x 28 1/2 inches on sheet 20 1/2 x 30 3/4 inches, folds as issued. Archivally mounted on linen; 3/8 x 1/8 inch paper loss to upper left fold intersection, other minor wear and fold separations now repaired and scarcely noticeable, scattered foxing, soiling to upper left of image and in centre of upper margin, light discoloration to some fold lines. A detailed view of the San Francisco Bay and city of San Francisco from the north east, highlighting the busy harbor and docks crowded with boats (sail and steam). Beneath the view are advertisements for San Francisco businesses including the photography gallery I.W. Taber (Yosemite Art Gallery). Beneath the image at left is printed "By Permission of the S.F. News Letter." Philo Jacoby's Almanac was published in German.

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         Rast unter einem Baum. Tuschfederzeichnung.

      1877 - Rechts unten monogrammiert (lig.) und dat.: "PT [18]77". Feine Federzeichnung eines älteren, bärtigen Mannes mit Hut und Wanderstock, der auf einer Wiese vor der Mauer einer kleinen Stadt rastet und einen vor ihm sitzenden Hund anblickt. Weiter hinten befindet sich eine von ihm abgewendete weinende Frau. - Kopf des Hundes nachträglich montiert. Im Rand leicht fingerfleckig. Auf altem Karton montiert. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Sprache: Deutsch

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         TO THE GOLD FIELDS / OF THE / BLACK HILLS! / VIA / OMAHA & SIDNEY, OR CHEYENNE. / THE / UNION PACIFIC R.R. / OFFERS THE QUICKEST, SAFEST AND MOST RELIABLE ROUTE / TO THE NEW ELDORADO! [followed by 46 lines of text]... Thos. L. Kimball, Gen'l Passenger and Ticket Agent, Omaha, Neb.

      [Omaha, NE]: Omaha Republican Steam Print, nd (1877). Single folding broadsheet, printed on both sides, 20 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. Bold advertising text on one side, printed in various sizes and styles of type, occupying 3/4 of the sheet; verso has 4 pp. text with caption title: "The New Gold Fields: Their Mineral and Agricultural Resources as Indicative of their Future Wealth." Written in the form of a "special correspondence" from Deadwood City, Dakota, January 14, 1877, the text discusses the "two million dollars in gold from the Black Hills Placers in the season of 1876 -- the peculiarly rich characteristics of their mineral veins so far as exploited [and] probable cost of living in the hills during the following season -- the Indian Question -- chances for acquiring claims, etc., the best route." A chart of the costs of living, with provisions, etc. is also given. Some soiling and archival repairs to edges of the bottom quarter of the sheet (which is blank on the advertisement side, and contains the first page of text on verso). Streeter 2064: "This broadsheet, issued between January and April, 1877, says that the stage lines from Cheyenne and Sydney [sic] to the Black Hills have been the only routes 'which it has been possible to operate during the winter.' On the verso is a four-page letter, "Special Correspondence," dated Deadwood, January 14, 1877, giving an account of the mining operations, cost of living, (there is a long table of prices) and similar information." Graff 4242 OCLC lists two copies, for "To the Gold Fields...": Newberry, Princeton. OCLC adds five more, under "The New Gold Fields...": Yale, Huntington, Harvard, State Hist. Soc. of N. Dakota, & SMU. No copies have appeared at auction since 1968, when the Streeter copy was sold.

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         Leçons sur le diabète et la glycogénèse animale

      1877 - de VIII et 576 pages Paris, Londres, Madrid, Jean-Baptiste Baillière et fils, 1877, in-8, de VIII et 576 pages, demi toile verte, dos lis, titre doré, Rare première édition de cet important ouvrage de Claude Bernard puisque c'est ici qu'il établit que le foie est le siège du diabète. Ces études physiologiques et pathologiques du diabète furent l'objet des leçons qu'il donna durant toute l'année au Collège de France. Une figure à pleine page (p. 104) représente le saccharimètre construit par Soleil. Garrison and Morton 3942 ; Heirs of Hippocrates 976. Cachets de bibliothèque: Société Scientifique d'Hygiène Alimentaire, 16A rue de l'Estrapade 75005 PARIS Intérieur frais, dos insolé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Benjamin Harrison Signed Check payable to his wife "Mrs. B. Harrison" who has endorsed it on verso

      Indianapolis, Indiana, February 10, 1877. 7.5" x 2.5". "Partly Printed Check Signed ""Benjn Harrison,"" 7.5"" x 2.75"". Indianapolis, Indiana, February 10, 1877. Filled out by Benjamin Harrison. Drawn on his account at Fletcher & Sharpe's Bank for $30.00, payable to his wife ""Mrs. B. Harrison"" or ""order,"" endorsed by future First Lady Caroline Scott Harrison on verso ""Mrs. B. Harrison."" Usual torn bank cancellation in center does not touch either signature. Fine condition.Signatures of Mrs. Harrison are rarely encountered. According to American Book Prices Current, in the last 40 years, only five signatures have been sold at major public auctions and nothing signed by Benjamin Harrison and his wife have ever been sold. Caroline Scott Harrison died of tuberculosis in The White House on October 25, 1892.In 1872, 42-year-old lawyer Benjamin Harrison unsuccessfully campaigned for the Republican nomination for Governor of Indiana. He continued to make speeches on behalf of Republican candidates and policies. In 1876, the original Republican nominee for Governor dropped out of the race and Harrison accepted the Republicans' invitation to take his place on the ticket. He lost. When U.S. Senator Oliver H.P.T. Morton died in November 1877, the Republicans nominated Harrison to run for the seat, but he lost because the party failed to gain a majority in the state legislature, which at that time elected U.S. Senators. In 1880, Benjamin Harrison was elected to one term in the Senate, serving from 1881-1887."

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         Vivien

      Edward Moxon & Co, London Salisbury Square, 1877. HB N0 DJ Issued,1877 , Early Edition,VG+/GOOD+, AS-IS, NO JACKET, Raised Bands, top Board extexsively tooled in gilt borders, listing title, author & illustrator in center of Front Cover in Gold Gilt, Oversized Decorated pebble-grain cloth CVR with Gold Gilt decorations, Cover has rub & some wear, spine has some wear & slight chips top but you can still read gold gilt titles, Gold Gilt pages edges, Interior of book VG+/GOOD+, AS-IS, NO JACKETHard Cover.

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         HEREDIA (Jose Maria de)

      1877 1210 - Paris, Lemerre, 1877-1887, in-12, 4 volumes, reliures de l'époque dos à nerfs et coins de maroquin bleu, têtes dorées, non rognées, Édition originale de cette traduction magistrale, par l'auteur des Trophées ; ses deux préfaces, "Espagne 1513-1514" et "la jeunesse de Cortez, ont été considérées par ses contemporains, Flaubert, Taine, Barbey d'Aurevilly, comme de véritables chefs-d’œuvre à la fois du point de vue historique et littéraire. Il fut lauréat de l'Académie Française pour cet ouvrage. Il s'agit d'une des plus importantes chroniques anciennes de la Nouvelle Espagne, dans laquelle on trouve notamment une relation détaillée de la prise de Mexico. Le conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo cingla pour le Nouveau Monde en 1514 aux cotés de Hernan Cortez. Aux cours des expéditions de Cortez, il participa à près de cent vingt batailles et fut témoin des négociations avec les Aztèques. Sa relation qui ne fut publiée qu'en 1632, décrit la rencontre de Cortez avec Montezuma, l'emprisonnement du prince Atzèque, la chute de Mexico et le retour en Espagne ; elle rend compte également des dissensions internes de l'armée espagnole. José Maria de Hérédia a, dans sa traduction, modernisé le récit du conquistador et en a rendu la lecture passionnante. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         THE MANATITLANS; OR A RECORD OF SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATIONS IN THE ANDEAN LA PLATA, S. A.

      Buenos Ayres: Calla Derecho, Imprenta de Razon, 1877 - 12mo, pp. [1-2] [i-v] vi [1] 2-478 [479-480: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], fly leaves at front and rear, original green cloth, front panel ruled in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, rear panel ruled in blind, chocolate-brown coated endpapers. First edition. Title leaf is a cancel and the imprint is evidently fictitious. Title leaf verso records copyright holder as "Elton R. Smilie." Lyle Wright, American Fiction 1876-1900, records the other issue of this book (the DLC copy) with imprint "Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1877" (this variant title leaf is also a cancel). Eccentric lost race novel which provides a report of a German expedition exploring the headwaters of the Paraguay River and its tributaries. The expedition finds a vast walled city, "Heraclea," which was founded millennia earlier by ancient Romans and is now populated by their descendants. Living nearby are other races, including tiny people who vary from dwarf to insect size, called collectively the "Manatitlans." These ancient people have long dwelled in harmony near and with the Romans and are described as having evolved from the intestinal parasites of the god Hercules. The book includes some heavy- handed satire of European society and some utopian touches, but its focus is a discussion of "Manatitlan" society (which has existed for 11,000 years), especially its educational system. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2053. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 702. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 181. Reginald 13299. Wright (III) 4997. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, some scattered foxing and soiling, mostly to preliminary and terminal leaves, several text leaves age-darkened, especially pages 216-217, lacks front fly leaf, still a tight, very good copy. A very scarce book.(#149618) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The American Senator.

      Chapman and Hall. 1877 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. Half titles. Orig. pinkish-ochre silk-grained cloth, front boards blocked in black, spines blocked in black and lettered & ruled in gilt; some expertly executed minor repairs to spines, a little rubbed; e.ps replaced. Circulating library copy with signs of label removal from front board vol. III, but no other library marking. Trollope Society Catalogue 53; Sadleir 46. In the primary binding. First published in Temple Bar, May 1876-July 1877. The American Senator forms a comic portrayal of English society and character, as witnessed by the enthusiastic Elias Gotobed, the American politician of the title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Daily Diary~Jan - Dec~Manchester~Clara Hems~Chapel

      None - Hand Written Manuscript 1877 - Bound in cloth covered thin boards - every day of the year has been covered and almost every day contains detail of the day's activities including the time Clara 'retires' - "Retired at 12:30" is quite frequent so this person must have been relatively wealthy? Train travel is mentioned and a lot of walking Religious dialogue pervades the writing - front hinge is showing the webbing and there are pencil marks to the end papers and one of the pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India . Second edition

      [printed by G.C. De. The New Sanskrit Press] published by Harimohan Mookerjee, Calcutta 1877 - (10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches). Pp.[i]-xxxiii, [1], [1]-639 [1]; [1-4], [i]-xxvi, [1]-674. 2 folding letterpress tables. 16 plates by N.C. Bose, S.C. Dass, T.N. Dev and others after Captain Waugh (6), Ghafsi (5) and others (including: 1 folding engraved cross-sectional map and 1 folding plate of script printed on recto and verso), occasional illustrations. Original green cloth, covers blocked in blind, the flat spines divided into five compartments with double fillets in blind, lettered in gilt in the second and fourth compartments Very rare Calcutta edition of this valuable early study of the history, beliefs and topography of Rajasthan: only a single incomplete copy is recorded by OCLC. No complete copies of this Calcutta edition are recorded by OCLC, and no copy is listed as having sold at auction in the past thirty-five years. The plates are of particular interest. The plates are after the London edition of 1829-1832, and provide an interesting insight into the work of engravers working in the region at the time: little is known or recorded of the work of native engravers working in India in the mid-19th century. The author went to India as a cadet in the Bengal army of the British East India Company in 1799. He commanded the escort attached to the Resident at Sindhia from 1812 to 1817. In the latter year he was in charge of the Intelligence Department which largely contributed to the break up of the Maratha Confederacy in the Third Anglo-Maratha War, and was of great assistance in the campaign in Rajputana. In 1818 he was appointed political agent for the states of western Rajputana, where he successfully acted as an arbitrator between rival chieftains, settling their feuds. While Resident in Rajputana, Tod collected materials for his Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan , a work of great importance for South Asian scholars. Tod presents the contemporary geography and a detailed history of Rajputana along with the history of the Rajput clans who ruled most of the area at that time. Tod's work drew on local archives, Rajput traditional sources, and monuments such as the Edicts of Asoka found at Junagadh. He returned to England in 1823 with a wealth of material for what became a fundamental study of Rajasthan's historical development. The first edition was published in London between 1829 and 1832, with a total of fifty plates. Most of the images were engraved by Edward Finden from originals from various sources - most notably a local artist whose name is given as Ghafsi, or Captain Waugh, a friend and kinsman of the author. The present edition demonstrates the esteem in which the work was held in the region, even fifty years later. A more immediate token was given by the ruler of Udaipur, who, when the work first appeared, renamed a village in Tod's honour: Barsawada became "Todgarh" (or Tods fort) - a name that it still bears today. OCLC 504180584 (British Library copy, imperfect: i.e. BL integrated catalogue, shelf mark 9057.cc.12). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Der Wanderer im Dorf. Tuschfederzeichnung.

      1877 - Rechts unten monogrammiert (lig.) und datiert "PT [18]77". Feine Federzeichnung eines älteren bärtigen Mannes mit langem Mantel, Hut und Wanderstock, der sich auf einem mit Fachwerkhäusern gesäumten, kleinen Marktplatz vor einem Brunnen befindet und sich eines ihn begrüßenden Hundes erwehrt. - Auf altem Karton montiert. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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         Indian Civilization: a Lecture by Stanley Pumphrey of England with Introduction by John G. Whittier

      Bible and Tract Distributing Society, Philadelphia 1877 - Original grey wrapper has chips, soil, and creasing. Text pages have corner wear, some chips, and light soil. The large folding map of Indian Territory in 1876 is tipped in and in good condition with some wear at the folds. This speech was given just after the Custer Massacre of 1876 and emphasizes the peaceful politics and cooperation with Indian agencies of most Indians at the time. Included are an introduction by John Greenleaf Whittier, an appendix "Evidence on the Condition of Indians in Canada" by J. T. Gilkison, and an appendix "Peace with the Sioux," a letter from Bishop Whipple detailing how treaties had been violated and confidence destroyed in federal government dealings with the Sioux. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 52 pp

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      1877 - Poems By Celia Thaxter Issued New York, 1877 by Hurd and Houghton. 188 pp. Publisher's red cloth binding, gilt spine lettering, black and gilt adorned title device to front board, color title page, a. e. g. At the rear of the book we note a manuscript poem in Celia Thaxter's hand. Titled "Wild Geese," the inscription is on both sides of one of the final blank leaves, and runs approximately 29 lines. At the bottom it is signed by Thaxter, and dated 1886. In good condition. Binding lightly scuffed, soiled and edge-worn, spine cloth rubbed at ends. Textblock moderately toned throughout. Title page has old private rubber stamp of former owner. Front flyleaf with 1878 gift inscription. Overall sound and despite any flaws, still a nice old book well worthy of ownership. We've done our best to photograph the book so you can see the condition and we've tried to mention any flaws or issues. Measures c. 4 1/2" W x 6" H. A3825 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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