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         Les Amoureux du livre. Sonnets d'un Bibliophile, Fantaisies, Commandements du Bibliophile, Bibliophiliana. Preface du Bibliophile Jacob. Seize Eaux-fortes de Jules Chevrier

      Paris, A. Claudin, éditeur 1877 - Paris, A. Claudin, éditeur, 1877. -- 4.º(23 cm), XXXIX, 2h., 391p., 4h., portada a dos tintas, cabeceras, capitulares y culs-de-lampe, 6 agua fuertes fuera de texto y 7 viñetas por Jules Chevrier, 1 ilustracion en cabecera, papel vejurado. Bella encuadernación firmada por Maurius Magnin en holandesa verde, tejuelo rojo, recuadros y flores doradas con hojas naranjas, doble filete en planos, corte superior dorado, conserva ambas cubiertas originales. Leves puntos de óxido ocasionales, en buen estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'la fin du XVIIIe.

      Paris, Morel, [1869-]1877. - 1 volume of text (4to) and 3 vols. of plates (large folio). Text: 1 bl. f., title leaf, viii, 296 pp., 1 bl. f. With 34 lithogr. plates (all with tissue guards) and 73 text illustrations. Half morocco with giltstamped title to gilt spine. Spine rebacked. Plate volumes all with half title, title, list of contents and a total of 200 engraved plates (130 of which are chromolithographs and 48 tinted lithographs). Plate volumes bound uniformly with text volume in giltstamped half morocco with cloth covers. Very scarce first edition of this splendid, unsurpassed standard work on Islamic art. Prisse d'Avennes spent many years in Egypt after 1826, first as an engineer in the service of Mehmet Ali. After 1836 he explored Egypt disguised as an Arab and using the name Edris Effendi; during this period he carried out archaeological excavations in the valley of the Nile. In 1860, Prisse d'Avennes returned to France with a wealth of documentation and drawings, which he subsequently had reproduced by specially trained draughtsmen and published in this monumental set. "'Arab Art', however, is more than a monument to the author's tenacity, skill, and devotion. For the historian of architecture, it is a precise source, a unique documentary record [.] On an entirely different level, Prisse d'Avennes has provided today's architects, designers, artists, and illustrators with some of the finest examples of measured drawings, pattern details, and illustrations of selected aspects of the built environment of a medieval Islamic city. But 'Arab Art' is not merely an exercise in architectural description. Prisse d'Avennes writes about and records in the plates art forms ranging from elaborately decorated tiles to carpets and fabrics, to Korans and illuminated manuscripts. His text examines how these objects were made and the way they were used, and describes the value placed on them by contemporary society. The result is that his book offers invaluable glimpses of aspects of Arab life as they were viewed by a sympathetic West European" (preface to the 1963 London edition). - Beautiful, complete set (the last copy sold at auction was incomplete). Text and plates uncommonly clean and in an excellent state of preservation throughout, in contrast to the known copies in libraries and in institutional possession. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 138-140. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Certificate awarded to an Australian winemaker at the 1877 Metropolitan Intercolonial Exhibition, Sydney

      Sydney: printed by S.T. Leigh, 1870 but dated, 1877. Colour lithograph with manuscript additions, 490 x 370 mm., a few closed tears and a little foxing, good condition overall. Honourable mention for a full bodied wine. Uncommon relic of Australian winemaking in the 1870's, a certificate awarded at the Sydney Intercolonial Exhibition of 1877 to winemaker Conrad Sohninger of Orange for his 'full bodied white wine'.For Australian agriculturalists, especially those who produced goods for ready export (such as winemakers), the Intercolonial exhibitions were an opportunity to reach hitherto inaccessible markets. The Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition of 1866-1867 had been a great success, and the decision to stage a similar event in Sydney from 1870 onwards was motivated (in part at least) by rivalry between the two colonies.The grand spectacle of public exhibitions arose from precedents in England and Europe, as revealed in a Sydney Morning Herald of October 1870: 'This exhibition was called into existence under the auspices of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales, and it has proved a splendid success. It has been to this colony what the Great Exhibition of 1851 was to England - what the Exposition Universelle of Paris was to France in 1862. It has attracted large numbers of people from all parts of New South Wales, and also from other colonies of Australasia.'.

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         Caldwell's Illustrated Historical Centennial Atlas of Washington Count

      1877. CALDWELL, J.A. Caldwell's Illustrated Historical Centennial Atlas of Washington County. By J. A. Caldwell. 228 pp. Illustrated with over 100 maps and views. Tall folio, 445 x 355 mm, bound in original publisher's boards, rebacked in black cloth with a red cloth label. Pittsburgh: Otto Krebs, 1876. |~||~||~||~||~| An impressive example of nineteenth-century American naive bookmaking at its very best, engraved, lithographed and printed by Otto Krebs, the prolific illustrator of Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania during this period of great industrial and agricultural growth in the region. There are five large maps; one each of Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, two of Washington County, one of Pennsylvania and one of the United States. There are also 44 maps of towns and villages, 31 maps of townships. However, the most intriguing element of the atlas is the presence of over 228 views of farms, factories, stores and churches which offer a unique vision of all aspects of life in 19th century Pennsylvania. Pastoral scenes of rolling farm country populated by farmers, men and women in horse drawn carriages, churchgoers, sheep, cows, and all elements of agricultural industry enliven these quintessential lithographs of nineteenth-century Americana. Uncommon in US institutions, with only 9 recorded in OCLC. Most copies having been segmented for the attractive individual views and framed separately. Subject to a facsimile edition in 1976. With several small professional paper repairs to margins, but still a very good copy of a book rarely found in acceptable condition.

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         GALERIA BIOGRAFICA FOTOGRAFICA, EL EPISCOPADO ESPAÑOL, INMORTAL PIO IX, D. JOSE SALVADO 1877

      Establ. Tipográfico de Luis Tassó. 1877 - Barcelona. 1877. 44X33. Piel, adornos, relieves y dorados. CCXIX. 424Pág+3h+24 bellas láminas fotograficas. Primera edición. Suntuosa edición. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         History of the Indian Navy (1613-1863).

      London, Richard Bentley, 1877. - 8vo. 2 vols. XX, 542 pp. VI, 596 pp. Original blue cloth, title gilt to spines, blind panelling to the boards, pale yellow surface-paper endpapers. Neatly rebacked with the original spines laid down. First edition, uncommon in the cloth. Forms the basis for studies of campaigns and exploration wherever the Bombay Marine operated: in the Red Sea, the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Sea, the Laccadives, Maldives and west coast of India, the Andamans, Java and Burma. Of primary importance as a record of the history of the British presence in the Gulf, where the Bombay Marine served as police force, mail carrier, ethnographer, surveyor and, when necessary, strike force for over three centuries - in particular in the period when British relations with the Gulf sheikhdoms were being consolidated. Includes detailed accounts of hydrographic surveys by the Indian Navy, including those in the Persian Gulf. Never surpassed as a history of the maritime arm of India's foreign policy. - Engraved bookplates of the Royal Artillery Library, Woolwich, to the front pastedowns with manuscript annotations of their receipt in April 1878; small paper press-mark labels above. Extremeties slightly rubbed, light browning, but overall a very good set. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 1492. NMM V, 2273. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Caldwell's Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion County,

      1877. PENNSYLVANNIA - CLARION COUNTY. Caldwell's Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion County. By J. A. Caldwell. 230 pp. Illustrated with over 100 coloured lithographic maps and views. Tall folio, 445 x 355 mm, bound in new black cloth with the original gilt-lettered cover pasted on. Pittsburgh: Otto Krebs, 1877. |~||~||~||~||~| A spectacular example of nineteenth-century American bookmaking. The atlas, engraved, lithographed, and printed by Otto Krebs, is noteworthy for the presence of over 170 coloured lithographic views of farms, factories, stores, churches and bustling street scenes which offer a unique vision of all aspects of life in nineteenth-century Pennsylvania oil country. Nowhere is the Pennsylvania oil boom better illustrated than in the lithographed collage representing Beaver City where we find Emanuel Lutheran Church, a country church, literally surrounded on all sides by oil wells. Other illustrations showcase farms operating as oil producing centers or specific wells famous for their depth or production. Of further note are railroad scenes, printing shops, as well as ads for various services and educational institutions. Less than 250 copies of this atlas were printed. Most copies have been dismembered, and individual views framed for separate sale. A unique document of nineteenth-century American rural architecture. Rebacked and some internal wear, but overall an acceptable copy of an extremely rare book.

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         Alt orientalische Teppichmuster: nach Bildern und Originalen des XV-XVI Jahrhunderts gezeichnet von Julius Lessing

      Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin, 1877 (1923), Portfolio, Book Condition: Good; 14.5 x 21.5 quarter-cloth Portfolio in Good condition. Missing leaf with pages 3-4.Illustrated by 30 chromolithographs; GWO 732. Second German language edition of Lessing's landmark classic. [CSROT 2709].; 20; 24 pp.

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         Caldwell's Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion County,

      1877. PENNSYLVANNIA - CLARION COUNTY. Caldwell's Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion County. By J. A. Caldwell. 230 pp. Illustrated with over 100 coloured lithographic maps and views. Tall folio, 445 x 355 mm, bound in new black cloth with the original gilt-lettered cover pasted on. Pittsburgh: Otto Krebs, 1877.A spectacular example of nineteenth-century American bookmaking. The atlas, engraved, lithographed, and printed by Otto Krebs, is noteworthy for the presence of over 170 coloured lithographic views of farms, factories, stores, churches and bustling street scenes which offer a unique vision of all aspects of life in nineteenth-century Pennsylvania oil country. Nowhere is the Pennsylvania oil boom better illustrated than in the lithographed collage representing Beaver City where we find Emanuel Lutheran Church, a country church, literally surrounded on all sides by oil wells. Other illustrations showcase farms operating as oil producing centers or specific wells famous for their depth or production. Of further note are railroad scenes, printing shops, as well as ads for various services and educational institutions.Less than 250 copies of this atlas were printed. Most copies have been dismembered, and individual views framed for separate sale. A unique document of nineteenth-century American rural architecture. Rebacked and some internal wear, but overall an acceptable copy of an extremely rare book.

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         Autograph letter signed.

      Bayreuth, 20. IV. 1877. - Large 8vo. 1 p. on bifolium. To the furniture maker Johann Adam Eysser, who produced the seating at the Bayreuth Festival Theatre, asking him to cancel an order for a study desk for his wife. - Slightly browned and spotty; traces of folding, some tears to edges are rebacked with Japanese paper.

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         Anvisning att på 60 minuter blifva konstkännare. Öfversättning [Instructions for being an art expert in 60 minutes. Translation].

      1877 - Stockholm, J. W. Holm, 1877. 16 pp.Publisher's salmon-pink wrappers, slightly worn. Rear cover with spotting and correction in ink of the printed pricing. In a morocco-backed box with raised bands and rich gilt ornation. Gilt bookstamp of Svante Svedlin on front cover.Not in Zetterlund. According to Arvid Vikström's note in his copy, this little pamphlet is translated by August Strindberg. The claim has even been made that Strindberg actually wrote it, a statement Teddy Brunius has been able to refute by finding the German original which was published in Berlin in 1877. The author makes fun of the pretentious manners of the art experts: "extraordinary, strange - is uttered very slowly with crossed arms and the eyebrows contracted". At the time of publishing, Strindberg worked as an art critic, among other things. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         THE BROAD STONE OF HONOUR: OR, THE TRUE SENSE AND PRACTICE OF CHIVALRY I-IV. GODFRIDUS. TANCREDUS. MORUS. ORLANDUS I-II.

      Bernard Quatritch MDCCCLXXVII (1877), numbered impression, XI+(1)+364 + VII+(1)+494 + (6)+401 + IV+404 + V+(1)+411p with title-page engravings, one frontespiece plate, and a few illustrations. 5 exquisite red half-maroquine volumes with five raised bands, gilt lettered titles and lavishly gilt ornamentation to spine, gilt double lines to boards, beautifully marbeled board and end-papers, gilt top-edges, front edges uncut; unique contemporary gift inscription, Book-plates of Bertil Hofverberg. Complete magnificent set of 5 beautifully bound and well preserved volumes, hand-bound by Mansell.. This impression of THE BROAD STONE OF HONOUR is limited to 500 copies on Small paper and 50 copies on Large paper of which later this is copy Number 2. Gift ink inscription in volume I: Presented to Charles Wyman the printer by Bernard Quaritch the Publisher London, June 23, 1877. Bertil Hofverberg was an industrialist in Norrköping and a Book-collector of good repute. THE BROAD STONE OF HONOUR was the author's magnum opus where he exhaustingly lays down all of what a man of noble breed needs to be able to lead an honourable Life

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         Pictures of Life and Character in New York

      1877. [NEW YORK]. AVERELL, G.W. (lithographer). Pictures of Life and Character in New York. [20] ff., each with full-page lithograph on recto and advertisement on verso. 4to., 303 x 260 mm, bound in original publisher's brick-red cloth, embossed and gilt (somewhat worn), preserved in a black cloth case. New York: Averell, N.D. (advertisements dated 1877).Probable First Edition. The New York Historical Society copy bears an advertisement on the rear paste-down for "Cash assets, Jan. 1, 1878" -- the present copy, unsophisticated in the original binding, never had advertisements on the paste-downs; and yet internally there are two different advertisements dated May 1877 -- thus preceding all recorded copies by six months.This is a charming and rare depiction of New York social life and customs in the late nineteenth century. The plates cover a wide range of subjects, including Fulton Ferry, Castle Garden, Jewish tailors and life on Chatham Street, a boarding house on Seventh Avenue, an opium den in Chinatown, horse racing, a walk in Central Park, unsavory characters, beggars, and street vendors throughout the city, and more.The advertisements offer similar documentation of city life during the 1870s, with goods and services such as tobacco, music boxes, optical instruments, suspenders, pianos, carriages, varnishes, hair tonic, printing materials, kid gloves, steam boat voyages, perfumery, champagne, chocolate, billiard tables, relief from sea-sickness, and much more.Traces of damp throughout, first blank torn along gutter margin, but an excellent, unsophisticated copy in original condition.

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 13. V. 1877. - 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-8vo. "Verehrter Herr! Wären Sie wie ich 60 Jahre alt geworden, so würden Sie nicht verlangen Mohren weiß zu waschen. Als Edstein mich wiederholt um einen Beitrag bat, da dachte ich der Pflicht nachzukommen und ein ernstes Mahnwort an die leicht-fertige Jugend zu sprechen. Es ist geschehen. Hätte es keinen Erfolg gehabt, so würde mich Goethes Spruch getröstet haben: Der Stein im Sumpf macht keine Ringe. Allein die Wellenschläge des Anstoßes, den ich gab, bewegten sich fast in jede Kammer der Dichterhalle und thun's heute noch. Damit bin ich zufrieden. Wer [.] sich verthieren will, dem kann ich keinen Zwang anthun; wer nicht hören will mag fühlen. Dabei freut mich unter den Grüßen und Glückwünschen, die mir mein alter Freund Arnold Ruge aus England sandte, besonders Ihr jugendlicher Feuereifer für die Sache. Nur glaubte ich daß die Verse über die Münchner Nachtigall in der 'J. J.' nicht verstanden werden; man wird nicht wissen worauf sie sich beziehen. Was Sie mir über den Pessimismus u. Materialismus schreiben, das sollten Sie öffentlich sagen. Das erste ist die Strafe des zweiten [.]". - Carriere habilitierte sich 1842 in Gießen und hielt dort populäre Vorlesungen zu philosophischen und literarischen Themen. Nachdem er sein vielbeachtetes Werk ‚Die philosophische Weltanschauung der Reformationszeit in ihren Beziehungen zur Gegenwart‘ (1847) veröffentlicht hatte, erhielt er den Titel eines a.o.Professors. 1853 folgte er seinem Schwiegervater Justus von Liebig nach München, wo er zunächst Honorarprofessor an der Universität, dann Professor für Kunstgeschichte an der Kunstakademie und endlich 1887 Universitätsprofessor der Ästhetik wurde. Seit 1889 war er Mitglied der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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         Preliminary Sketch of the Geology of India of the Officers of the Geological Survey of India (First Issue)

      Calcutta: Printed at the Office of the Surveyor General of India, August, 1877.. Map dimensions 99 x 102.5 cm, overall 105.5 x 109 cm. An impressive large folding geological map of the Indian Subcontinent extending eastward across to the Burma and beyond, coloured according to the strata, printed over four conjoined sheets, dissected into 35 sections and mounted on linen, folds between original brown cloth covers, gilt lettered to the spine and upper board, the latter also gilt decorated. The case spine sometime neatly repaired, a very good example. Published two years in advance of the first edition of the Survey's "A Manual of the Geology of India", this attractive and uncommon map is a companion to parts I and II.

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         DÉCORATIONS INTÉRIEURES PEINTES - Architecture privée au XIX°

      Ducher & Cie, PARIS 1877 - DÉCORATIONS INTÉRIEURES PEINTES - Architecture privée au XIX° 1er et second volumes de la troisième série -1877 par M. CESAR DALY Ouvrage en deux volumes in-folio reliés (45.5 cm x 35 cm) reliure demi-basane, couverture marbrée, tranches supérieures dorées, 88 planches (sur 90) montées sur onglets, (parfois en double page), en chromolithographie, (sous serpente), édité Ducher & Cie, Paris, 1877 premier volume : Salons et dépendances (26 planches) - Salles à Manger et dépendances (8 planches) - Chambres à coucher et leurs dépendances (11 planches) (collationné complet) second volume : Cabinet de travail et dépendances (9 planches - planche 4-5 absente) - Accès et dépendances (27 planches - planche 24-25 avec des manques dues à un collage par humidité) - Divers et parallèles (19 planches) état d'usage (couvertures désolidarisées, dos absents, rousseurs éparses) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Royal Commission on the Aborigines

      John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne 1877 - Foolscap folio, 129 pp.; fine in half red morocco, gilt title on spine. The 1877 Royal Commission. Probably the most important mid-Victorian official report on the Aborigines of Australia. The report, published in 1877, took evidence from 24 witnesses, notably including four Aborigines. The Commissioners were William Stawell, Frederick Godfrey, Ewen Cameron, George William Rusden, Alfred William Howitt, and John Gavan Duffy. Included is comment on the main stations (including Coranderrk), as well as the transcript of interviews with witnesses including E.M. Curr, Reverend Hagenauer, and four workers from Coranderrk including the Schoolmistress Miss Robertson. The four Aborigines interviewed were: J. Edgar, A. Campbell, M. Simpson, and T. Farmer. A long appendix prints answers to a circular that was distributed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 13. V. 1877.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-8vo.. "Verehrter Herr! Wären Sie wie ich 60 Jahre alt geworden, so würden Sie nicht verlangen Mohren weiß zu waschen. Als Edstein mich wiederholt um einen Beitrag bat, da dachte ich der Pflicht nachzukommen und ein ernstes Mahnwort an die leicht-fertige Jugend zu sprechen. Es ist geschehen. Hätte es keinen Erfolg gehabt, so würde mich Goethes Spruch getröstet haben: Der Stein im Sumpf macht keine Ringe. Allein die Wellenschläge des Anstoßes, den ich gab, bewegten sich fast in jede Kammer der Dichterhalle und thun's heute noch. Damit bin ich zufrieden. Wer [...] sich verthieren will, dem kann ich keinen Zwang anthun; wer nicht hören will mag fühlen. Dabei freut mich unter den Grüßen und Glückwünschen, die mir mein alter Freund Arnold Ruge aus England sandte, besonders Ihr jugendlicher Feuereifer für die Sache. Nur glaubte ich daß die Verse über die Münchner Nachtigall in der 'J. J.' nicht verstanden werden; man wird nicht wissen worauf sie sich beziehen. Was Sie mir über den Pessimismus u. Materialismus schreiben, das sollten Sie öffentlich sagen. Das erste ist die Strafe des zweiten [...]". - Carriere habilitierte sich 1842 in Gießen und hielt dort populäre Vorlesungen zu philosophischen und literarischen Themen. Nachdem er sein vielbeachtetes Werk Die philosophische Weltanschauung der Reformationszeit in ihren Beziehungen zur Gegenwart' (1847) veröffentlicht hatte, erhielt er den Titel eines a.o.Professors. 1853 folgte er seinem Schwiegervater Justus von Liebig nach München, wo er zunächst Honorarprofessor an der Universität, dann Professor für Kunstgeschichte an der Kunstakademie und endlich 1887 Universitätsprofessor der Ästhetik wurde. Seit 1889 war er Mitglied der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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         Pictures of Life and Character in New York

      1877. [NEW YORK]. AVERELL, G.W. (lithographer). Pictures of Life and Character in New York. [20] ff., each with full-page lithograph on recto and advertisement on verso. 4to., 303 x 260 mm, bound in original publisher's brick-red cloth, embossed and gilt (somewhat worn), preserved in a black cloth case. New York: Averell, N.D. (advertisements dated 1877). |~||~||~||~||~| Probable First Edition. The New York Historical Society copy bears an advertisement on the rear paste-down for "Cash assets, Jan. 1, 1878" -- the present copy, unsophisticated in the original binding, never had advertisements on the paste-downs; and yet internally there are two different advertisements dated May 1877 -- thus preceding all recorded copies by six months. This is a charming and rare depiction of New York social life and customs in the late nineteenth century. The plates cover a wide range of subjects, including Fulton Ferry, Castle Garden, Jewish tailors and life on Chatham Street, a boarding house on Seventh Avenue, an opium den in Chinatown, horse racing, a walk in Central Park, unsavory characters, beggars, and street vendors throughout the city, and more. The advertisements offer similar documentation of city life during the 1870s, with goods and services such as tobacco, music boxes, optical instruments, suspenders, pianos, carriages, varnishes, hair tonic, printing materials, kid gloves, steam boat voyages, perfumery, champagne, chocolate, billiard tables, relief from sea-sickness, and much more. Traces of damp throughout, first blank torn along gutter margin, but an excellent, unsophisticated copy in original condition.

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         Catalogue Raisonne de L'ouvre. Grave et Lithographie Alphonse Legros

      Paris: Chez J. Baur 1877 - Lwd., mit farb. Rückengolpr. 127 S. mit Frontispiz, 8°, Tirage a 180 Exemplaires, papier verge, numerotes. No. 120. Decken mit leichter Gebrauchsspuren, frontispiz u. Titel haben braune Flecken, innen zuweilen braunfleckig oder leicht abgegriffen, sonst guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in a warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Travel Journal of Thomas J. White of Newark, N.J. documenting his trip to, and vacation in Florida in February and March, 1877...

      Octavo. Quarter red calf and papercovered board lightly gilt, with lined paper. Well-rubbed with some erosion to the paper covered boards, but sound and very good. Ownership signatures on front and rear free endpaper ("Carrie Lee White" and "Mrs. T.J. White"), and initials ("T.J.W"). on the last leaf of text.Although two female ownership signatures appear, it seems that this is the journal of a man, almost certainly that of Carrie Lee White's husband, Thomas J. White (whose initials also appear on the last leaf of the text), an English-born hatter living in Newark. Carrie makes an appearance throughout, appended the condescending but affectionate nickname of "Wifey" or sometimes "Wifie" by Thomas, (according to census data, 20 years her senior). In any event, the diarist has utilized the first 62 pages (over 10,000 words of easily readable script) to document the journey, and an additional page at the end of the volume to make brief daily notes of what occurred in the week following the conclusion of the formal and more detailed journal.A lively and very acutely observed account of a journey to the South by train, and of the journalist's impressions of Florida. The first few pages are taken up with their early travel to Atlantic City and to Norfolk by train where they "went round the Russian Fleet, and around three U.S. Monitors - they were well scarred from battle, and had many a dent from 'Rebel' shot." By page three they have arrived at Charleston, where with a permit they are allowed to sail to Ft. Sumter, where White reminisces about the War, and about his friend, Charles Ruffin, the son of Edmund Ruffin, who fired the first shot on the Fort: "...my thoughts went to his son, "Charlie", my dear friend who risked his life for me and would have followed me through all the War, but alas! We were separated by cruel fate and never since have I seen him..."When they resume the journey White gives a forthrightly opinionated and chatty (some might say, "catty") account of their fellow passengers, including "A Young Lady joined us at Weldon... trying to attract some desirable 'companion' but all her efforts seemed in vain, for their were none of the kind she wanted. She managed to attach herself to a party from Charleston, and after starting drew to her side a rather Elderly Gentleman who was perfectly 'absorbed' in her eloquent conversation, and captivated by the bewitching glances from her black eyes. Alas for the poor old man she left us at Yamassee to join some more fortunate lover at Port Royal." Another of his observations: "There was another party which attracted much attention, Dr. Sterling & family of New York. The Dr. was so afraid that his fellow passengers might think he had never 'traveled', that he was continually speaking... about how they did in Rome, and what he saw in Egypt, and how poor they lived in Nassau, and how delightful times Jacksonville... until I was almost convinced he was a 'Drummer' for some Jacksonville hotel..."White does not have a particularly enlightened view of the black passengers he encounters, and does not hesitate to express that view: "Negroes are very fond of anything pertaining to the Military and whenever they can get some Military trappings, no matter how inappropriate, they don them and think it 'Gorgeous'. We met many who looking perfectly ludicrous but they seemed to enjoy it."He follows this with an interesting account of their stopover in Savannah where they explore the city in a barouche guided and driven by "an intelligent contraband", and where he turns his acute observations to describing many elements of the city and its outskirts, as well as the plants and the countryside, including a description of Buenaventura Cemetery: "one of the loveliest places of natural beauty I ever saw. 'Tis a cemetery, but not much used as yet, though the Yellow Fever of last year made many tenants." They visit the Thunderbolt race course, and visit the nearby oyster ground and indulge in a splendid oyster roast, and by page 14 they have arrived at Jacksonville via the steamer "City Point". They are delayed by the tide at the mouth of the St. John River where they behold the wreck of the steamer "Nellie Baker" which was wrecked when trying to cross the sandbar at low tide "...on account of the Capt. being drunk."Descriptions of various Jacksonville locations follow, and after a further train journey, detailed descriptions of Gainesville, White joins several others on long horseback rides to explore the natural and botanical wonders of northern Florida, visiting various attractions, such as Devil's Hill Hopper and James Plantation, looking to view alligators and other wildlife, picking fruit, and gathering specimens of flowers and plants, giving very detailed accounts. In one entry about gathering botanical specimens, he notes "I was so unfortunate to cut my finger badly, severing the artery, nerve, & only stopping at the bone..." and in another instance hiring black boys "Lou and Sam" to climb the trees for magnolia blossoms. On another ride, they "...met a most polite Floridian who fell off his horse from the combined effects of politeness & whiskey." After suffering from various other afflictions such as hives, and feverishness which is alleviate by quinine, he notes that they "Went to a Negro Concert in aid of the Church, & 'twas the richest thing I ever saw. We laughed until we were sore."By page 40 they depart for Ocala, passing through Micanopy to Silver Springs. From there, and perhaps the highlight of the narrative is a voyage on a small steamer down the Ocklawaha where they casually kill twelve alligators with rifles. All of the male passengers have pistols and they shoot at snakes and turtles; and later turn to shooting at ducks and cranes. Failing in that they are resigned to shooting at stumps in order to use up their cartridges. After a fine dinner, with a full moon in evidence, they are treated by the deckhands to a "show of 'Genuine Negro' singing which we enjoyed very much." They arrive at Palatka the next day and go on to St Augustine of which town White gives a thorough description, including a visit to the Old Fort: "It is garrisoned by Indians, who were captured on the Plains & brought here for safe keeping. At first they were unruly, but by degrees they became docile & now are without any guard & are dressed as U.S. Soldiers..." White mentions a couple altercations. He intervenes in one of them between a young gardener and a hotel guest in the city, which renders him prostrate and sends him to rest in bed. Returning by boat to Jacksonville, White goes into greater detail about the city and its attractions, and particularly of the Fernandina Beach where it seems they resided during their stay.A engaging and closely described account of a month-long trip to Florida, interesting and easily readable. ...

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         Le nabab

      Edition on current paper, it was shot in Holland 75 major papers. Bound in half morocco grief chocolate back slightly past five nerves decorated with double coffered gold enriched their centers golden figure Sarcey, dishes marbled paper with a few minor scuffs, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, rubbed cuts , contemporary binding. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author to his friend Sarcey. Charpentier Paris 1877 11x18cm relié

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         L'assommoir

      Original, one of 75 numbered copies on Holland only major paper edition. Bound in full red morocco, spine tooled raised five triple gilded boxes, when golden tail, triple gilt frames on the dishes, and guards contreplats of handmade paper, blankets (small stain on the front cover) and back and irradiated with two small gaps in the foot preserved golden head; lined morocco case the same, flat coated paper bowl, inside gray felt, elegant set signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Some light bites without gravity. Beautiful specimen of a well established masterpieces of the author. Charpentier Paris 1877 12x19,5cm relié

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         Histoire d'Angleterre, racontée à mes petits enfants

      Original illustrated edition of 199 in-and out texts on wood. Cardboard editor luxury. Half red shagreen decorated with a rose, a lion, thistle and a harp. Great special plate Souze on flat; richly decorated with the arms of the countries forming the United Kingdom; background of red roses; frames, etc.. Beautiful copy in perfect freshness. Slight rubbing two corners. Few scattered spots, mainly in the margins. Hachette Paris 1877relié

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         Cartas á la dona. Noticias exactas detalladas de la Exposició universal de Filadelfia en 1876 y d'un viatxe pels Estats-Units

      Nova-York [New-York]: Estampa de John Smith 4to. 285 pp., illus.. 1877 The first book printed in Catalan in the United States" (according to the title-page) => but really printed in Barcelona. Arus (1845?-91), a Catalan playwright and writer for newspapers and other periodical publications, acted here on a request from Arturo Cuyas, the compiler of a highly successful 1876 Spanish-English dictionary that is still in print and the editor of the first Catalan magazine in the United States, La Llumanera (1874?-81), a weekly that dealt with everything except politics. Cuyas wanted Arus to supply a "chronicle" of the Philadelphia International Exposition for publication in his magazine, and had J. Garriga, a representative of La Llumanera, send him writings and documents, content and detail, that Arus, who himself never visited the Exhibition, then transformed into a series of 13 "letters" in verse form addressed to Cuyas and signed "Pau Pi y Pla." From their basis in simple "noticias" of the United States, of Philadelphia in particular, and most especially of the wonders of the Centennial Exhibition, the letters => flower into a social and literary study of customs, satirically comparing the those of United States with those of Catalonia. Following several introductory sections, each page of text of the letters is printed within one of a number of => illustrated wood-engraved borders, and each carta is illustrated with one or more comic cut(s), roughly one-third-page in height, highlighting points in the text. The title-page statement that "illustrat ab preciosos dibuixos dels primers artistas catalans" is borne out by the list on pp. 9 and 10 of the => some 70 illustrators who supplied the wood-engraved illustrations and borders. The title-page labels this "Tomo I" but the second volume never appeared. Searches of NUC and WorldCat locate => only three U.S. libraries reporting ownership. Late 19th-century quarter red leather with red textured paper sides, round spine with modest gilt tooling and lettering; boards rubbed. Text variably foxed as are the copies with condition statements in the few Spanish library OPACs reporting ownership. From a disparate variety of points of view, a volume => fascinating to contemplate.

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("FerdHiller").

      Schlangenbad, 10. August 1877.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Mit blindgeprägtem Monogramm.. An den Komponisten u. Freund Franz Lachner (1803-1890) in München: "[ ] Ich wollte, ich könnte meine Tochter nach München begleiten - aber sie soll Dir wenigstens meine besten Grüße ausrichten. Bitte, stelle Sie auch Deiner freundlichen Tochter vor u[nd] empfehl mich ihr bestens. Was du etwa über mich zu erfahren wünschen könntest, wird Dir Lang gern mitheilen - u. vielleicht erfahre ich durch sie auch etwas Näheres von Dir. Hast Du eine neue Composition, die Du bei uns aufführen würdest, wenn wir da recht schön darum bäten - und wie bist Du mit dem Empfohlenen zufrieden? Er hat in löblicher jugendlicher Weise mir etwas von sich hören lassen aber das ist ja gleichgültig - die Frage ist was Du von ihm hältst? [ ]".

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         Tourists guide to the Upper Engadine

      Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; a fair reading copy; 1877 first edition ; olive boards embossed gilt titles ; 199 pages + adverts ; spine cover splitting at top edges ; internally very good complete with fold-out map. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Scherbenhof Weinfelden. Weg im Park. Lithographie. 1941. Unten rechts im Stein signiert u. datiert.

      . 15,8 : 12 cm auf starkem Velin 32 : 23,5 cm.. Als "Blätter vom Scherbenhof" erschienen 10 Original-Lithographien von Dietrich mit Motiven von Haus und Garten dieses Weinfelder Landsitzes. - Vergleiche: Ammann/Vögele. Adolf Dietrich 1877-1957. Oeuvrekatalog der Ölbilder und Aquarelle, S. 18. - Tadelloses Exemplar auf grossem, unbeschnittenen Papier mit den Beschneidemarkierungen.

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         John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Meetings and Greetings

      London - William Tegg & Co., 1877 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An extensive bookon ceremonies, and etiquette. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First Edition. Including frontis. Armorial nameplate of George Philip Newby on the front paste down. William Tegg (18161895) was apublisher and writer. He was articled to an engraver before joining his father's firm. When his father died, William Tegg continued in the publishing business. In the present volume, I have endeavoured todescribe and illustrate the salutations. Obeisances, and courtesiesof nations, countrues, and people, including ceremonies, which latter may be divided into four classes, i. e. , religous, state, social, and international. - Preface. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear tot he extremities, including mild bumping, and fading to the spine. The pages are clean and bright, with the very occasional light background spots. There is a small section missing from the rear free endpaper. Overall the condition is very good..

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         Kilton Wood

      Clifton, Bristol, 1877 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A little book of poetry by Peter Gabbitass. With an illustration of Clifton suspension bridge to title page and interesting advertisements to front and rear. Condition: In original paper wraps. Externally, worn with chipping and curlingto extremities, slight loss to head of spine and marks to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Curling to many pages, bright with occasional spots and marks. Bookseller's ink stamp to title page. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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         GUIA CICERONE DE BARCELONA A VICH

      Imp. y Libreria de Ramón Anglada 1877 - Vich. 1877. Rústica. 16X11. 128Pág. Dedicatoria y firma del autor a D. Manuel Arnús creador del Balneario en Madrid de Sant Felip Neri a traves de Hidroterapia. Curiosa obra. Ref A 15 Biblioteca A [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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         Quatrelles : Coups de Fusil : Ouvrage Illustre de Trente Dessins Originaux Hors Texte Par A. De Neuville : Dont Douze Dessins au Fusain et dix-Huit Dessins a la Plume reproduits en Fac-simile

      G. Charpentier, Editeur, Paris 1877 - 4to. Rebound in half morocco, original wrappers bound-in. T.e.g. Wear to fore-corners. Light rubbing to rear board. Small faint red smudge to fore-edge of leaves. VG. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Coleoptera Sanctae-Helenae.

      - London, John van Voorst, 1877. 8vo. xxv, 256 pp., one engraved plate. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine.l The first monograph on the beetles of Saint Helena in the subtropical South Atlantic. As could be expected from a very isolated island-fauna most species described in this work are endemic and new, and several were new until Thomas Vernon Wollaston, FLS (1822-1878) himself described them in previous, much smaller papers. Nine species are figured. This work is one of a series of eight island faunal studies, the others being on the insects of Madeira (published in 1854), Madeira, Salvages, and Canaries (1865), Cape-Verde Archipelago (1867), the Coleoptera of Madeira in the British Museum (1857), as well as those of the Canaries (1864), on the landshells of the Atlantic islands (1878), and on the variation of species, with especial reference to the insecta (1858). The latter paper in particular is an important contribution to evolution. However, Wollaston, concluded from his researches that species were created under a divine plan to best suit local circumstances. Published in the year previous to Darwin's "On the origin of species", it was kindly received by Darwin. In turn, Wollaston, who could not shed his religious beliefs, published quite a negative review of Darwin's work. Thereafter sympathy between both men although they were working on much the same subject deteriorated slowly but steadily. The present work is certainly one of Wollaston's rarest, market-wise. Uncommon in zoological libraries (with about 25 copies in the World Cat listing), hardly a single copy has been for sale during the last 30 years, and auction records are wanting. Tiny cut in front board edge, the plate a bit foxed, curiously mostly on the figures, otherwise an excellent clean copy. Very rare. Although illustrated not in Nissen ZBI. Hagen II, p. 294-295; Horn-Schenkling II(4)p. 454. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Agamemnon of Aeschylus.

      1877 - 8vo., original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. A slight offset from leather bookplate, otherwise a near fine copy preserved in cloth chemise and morocco backed slipcase. The slipcase with darkened spine and a little rubbing. First edition. With the leather bookplate of bibliographer and collector Richard Montgomery Gilchrist Potter and also the engraved bookplate of Adolph Zukor, film producer and founder of Paramount Pictures. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE - 6 Volumes

      Macmillan and Co, London: 1877-1884 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 40% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** expanded to six volumes includes THE CONQUEST OF ENGLAND and THE MAKING OF ENGLAND, illustrated with many maps some in color, beautifully bound by Root & Son in full red polished calf, boards triple ruled in gilt with corner flourishes, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, triple green morocco labels gilt, inner gilt dentelles, blue marbled endpapers with a striking red flame in gutter, top edges gilt, one volume with a minimal dampstain to outside corner of top board and light fading to spines otherwise a perfect set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         oeuvres completes

      charpentier 1877 - Les oeuvres completes de musset en 6 volumes tome 1 poesies tomes 2 et 3 comedies tome 4 nouvelles et contes tome 5 confession et melanges tome 6 oeuvres posthumes en reliure demi cuir etat d usage rare car généralement en 11 volumes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Der Wanderer im Dorf. Tuschfederzeichnung.

      1877.. Rechts unten monogrammiert (lig.) und datiert "PT [18]77". 12 x 7,8 cm.. 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.

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         [ABORIGINES; GOLD MINING] Scenes in Victoria, Australia

      1876-1877 (but including a group of photographs of Aborigines taken prior to 1870). Contemporary album, quarto, 290 x 250 mm, ornate gilt green cloth boards (rubbed, hinges split), upper board titled -Scrap Album-, containing [67] albumen print photographs, [55] in format 130 x 180 mm to 140 x 240 mm, [12] in standard carte de visite format (105 x 65 mm or smaller), mounted recto and verso of the album leaves of thick card, with contemporary manuscript captions beneath the images, a page with manuscript title Scenes in Victoria, Australia originally bound in at front (now detached), scattered light foxing to the leaves, but the photographs in good condition, the majority strong prints with excellent tonal range. The fifty-five larger format photographs in this album were taken by renowned photographer Nicholas Caire, and date to around 1877. Caire had just returned to Melbourne after living in Adelaide and Sandhurst and, as manager of the Anglo-Australasian Photo. Co., he produced a commercial portfolio of his images of Melbourne and regional Victoria titled Views of Victoria. The photographs in this portfolio were sold with printed captions on the mounts, but could also be purchased individually, evidently also in an unmounted format. The compiler of the present album clearly purchased an unmounted series of Caire-s views from the Anglo-Australasian Photo. Co. and mounted them in his/her own album, entering the captions, which overlap with many of Caire-s own, in a fine copperplate hand. The chosen manuscript title, Scenes in Victoria, echoes - but is not identical to - Caire-s portfolio title, Views of Victoria. The larger photographs include several important gold mining images. The complete range of subjects is as follows: Caledonian gold diggings on the Upper Yarra; a digger outside his bark hut at Diamond Creek on the Upper Yarra; gold mining at Anderson-s Creek on the Yarra; Murray River at Echuca (2); Campaspe River in flood; views of Ballarat and Sandhurst townships; scenes in the Dandenong Ranges (12); carting wine at Yering Station, Healesville; New Chum Line of Reef and an open mine at Sandhurst; Esplanade, St. Kilda; views at Heidelberg, northeast of Melbourne (2); Melbourne-s Botanical, Carlton and Fitzroy Gardens (7); views of Melbourne public buildings, including St. Patrick-s Cathedral under construction (20); shipping at Queens- Wharf, Melbourne. Perhaps the most significant images in the album, however, are the portraits of Aboriginal people of Victoria and Queensland. This group of twelve carte de visite format albumen prints, mounted three to a page across the lower sections of four leaves at the centre of the album, date to the late 1860s and were not taken by Nicholas Caire. Four appear to have been taken at Coranderrk Station, Healesville: a close-up portrait of woman in mission clothing, perhaps attributable to Italian ethnologist Enrico Giglioli, who visited Coranderrk in 1867; a woman weaving a large basket; a woman and child with animal skin and completed basket; and a seated woman draped in a kangaroo skin (the latter three perhaps attributable to Charles Walter); the other eight photographs, of Queensland subjects, were taken in the Brisbane area. At least one has been firmly attributed to Thomas Bevan; the others are probably by either Bevan or Daniel Marquis (see Michael Aird-s essay Aboriginal people and four early Brisbane photographers, in Calling the shots, edited by Jane Lydon, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2014). 

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         PHOTOGRAPHIC SENATORIAL ALBUM OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK 1876-77

      G/--. 1877. Leather. R. E. Churchill, Photographer and publisher. Albany, NY. 4to full restored black leather with gilt embossing. This copy for James F. Starbuck, a Senator from Jefferson County. Each photograph is signed. The first is Samuel J. Tilden, the 25th. Governor of New York. .

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         Whithin the Arctic circle. Experiences of travel through Norway, to the North Cape, Sweden, and lapland. Vol. I-II.

      London 1877 (Richard Bentley & Son). XV + 257 + (1) + IX + (1) + 224 s. Illustrert med 4 oppklebede fotografier (I. Throndhjem cathedral. II. Chapel in Throndhjem. III. Hammerfest. IV. Svolvær). Samt. røde skinnbd. Ryggdekor i gull.. Contemporary red half leather. 4 mounted photographic plates. Schiötz 526*

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         The Cradle of the Blue Nile. A Visit to the Court of King John of Ethiopia.

      London: John Murray, 1877 - 2 volumes bound as one, octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to spine, gilt panelling to upper board, all edges gilt. Edinburgh University prize copy with bookplate to the front pastedown and gilt supralibros, a little rubbed overall, some slight discolouration of the lower board, hinges repaired, text block lightly toned, but overall a very good copy. Tinted engraved frontispiece to each, and 6 other similar plates in all, folding map. First edition. "In 1873 Major de Cosson, after wintering in Egypt, started for Suakin with his brother, the intention of the travellers being to seek for sport in the country described in Sir Samuel Baker's 'Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia', but meeting on the way with General Kirkham, of the Abyssinian Army, who was returning with a letter from Queen Victoria to King John of Abyssinia, they decided on visiting that monarch and his country. They visited Adowa, Gondar, and Lake Tana, near which they found King John established with his army" (RGS obituary). In an audience, de Cosson obtained a written promise from King John that he would endeavour to stop the slave trade in the country. Recalled to duty, he rode "with one Egyptian servant to Khartoum, and thence across the desert to Suakin, enduring considerable hardships on the way." He subsequently advised on the route of the Gordon Relief Expedition, and served at Tofrek "where his horse was shot under him." Czech notes that vol. I, "primarily dwells on their journey," but that vol. II contains accounts of the brothers' time at Lake Tana where they "enjoyed considerable sport after hippopotamus, with additional hunts after leopard, lion, and Gazelle." Czech p.47. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Whitaker's Almanack. 1877-1943 (57 Volumes)

      J. Whitaker, 1877, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First EditionIncluded are the almanacks for the years: 1877, 1878, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1913 to 1940, 1942, 1943. Spines are missing on many books, some boards are detached, one board is missing. However inside pages of the books are in good or very good condition. Photos available upon request. 32 kg, Livre

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         Le Japon de Nos Jours, et les Echelles de l'Extreme Orient.

      Librairie Hachette, Paris, 1877 - 8vo. 2 vols. 428, 469pp. 3 color maps, slightly torn on margin of two maps. Half leather, marbled boards, slightly rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Histoire des Croisades. Illustrée de 100 grandes compositions par Gustave Doré. Gravées par Bellenger, Doms, Gusman, Jonnard, Pannemaker, Pisan, Quesnel.

      Paris, Jouvet, 1877. - 2 Bände. 3 Bll., 424 S.; 2 Bll., 376 S. Mit 100 Holzstichtafeln nach Gustave Doré. Rote Halblederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Kopfgoldschnitt. Signiert: Ch. Magnier, rel. Kanten und Gelenke etwas berieben, Ecken bestoßen, die ersten und letzten Blätter sowie am Schnitt leicht braunfleckig. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Gen. John J. Pershing Says Farewell to One of His World War I Commanders Upon His Retirement

      - James Dean Tilford was born in 1877 at Fort Lincoln, Nebraska, where his father (who was one of CusterÕs senior commanders) was serving with the 7th U.S. Cavalry. He joined the U.S. Army in 1898 and saw service during the Spanish-American War and in the Philippines during the insurrection. He was involved in the Ute Indian Campaign in South Dakota in 1907, the second Cuban Intervention in 1908 and was in Mexico in 1914 with the force commanded by General John J. Pershing. While in Cuba, he superintended the return of the remains of the USS Maine to the United States. When the U.S. entered World War I, Tilford was a major of cavalry and was quickly promoted to Colonel in command of the 314th Ammunition Train, 89th Infantry Division. He served in the St. Mihiel offensive and the Toul Sector, then was part of the post-war occupation force. In 1923, his health led him to resign.General Pershing knew Tilford well, from during the incursion in Mexico. Here he bids Tilford a farewell from the U.S. Army.Typed Letter Signed on his Chief of Staff letterhead, Washington, March 1, 1923, to Tilford. ÒIt is with regret that I note your retirement from active service on account of physical disability. I trust that being relieved from the exacting requirements of military service, you will fully regain your health, and good fortune will attend you in the new sphere of life which you have entered.Ó We obtained this letter from the Tilford descendants and it has never before been offered for sale. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         CHIRURGIE D'HIPPOCRATE.

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1877-78. - Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1877-78 ; 2 vol. gr. in-8; T.I: (4), 565 pp.; T.II: (4), IV, 651 pp., figures dans le texte, demi-toile noire moderne, pièce de titre grenat, très bon exemplaire d'une grande fraîcheur. Édition originale du principal ouvrage de l'auteur, fruit de 25 ans de recherches. Cette importante édition critique comporte le texte grec abondamment annoté, avec la traduction française juxtalinéaire. Elle comporte les traités suivants : Serment ; Du Médecin ; Des Plaies ; Des Hémorroïdes et des Fistules ; Des Plaies de Tête ; De l'Officine ; Des Fractures ; Des Articulations ; Mochlique. De plus, elle est précédée d'une introduction de 207 pp. sur l'Ecole de Cos et les écrits hippocratiques. Joseph-Pierre-Eleonord Pétrequin (1810-1876) fut chirurgien en chef et professeur de pathologie chirurgicale et de médecine opératoire à la Faculté de médecine de Lyon. Il fut un helléniste érudit et un grand historien de la chirurgie (cf. G. Sabbah & S. Sabbah). Hippocrate, considéré comme le père de la médecine, eut aussi une influence importante sur le développement de la chirurgie, notamment de la neurochirurgie (cf. A. Chang et al., Hippocrates'influence on the origins of neurosurgery, Neurosurg Focus, 2007, 23, 1, E9 ; S.G. Marketos et al., Hippocrates: The father of spine surgery, Spine, 1999, 24, 1381-1387 ; I.G. Panourias, Hippocrates : a pioneer in the treatment of head injuries, Neurosurgery, 2005, 57, 181-189). Et cet ouvrage comporte en particulier le traité pionnier d'Hippocrate sur les plaies de la tête. Garrison & Morton, 5548 : "A Greek-French edition with extensive notes and commentaries by J.E. Pétrequin, surgeon-in-chief of the Hôtel-Dieu of Lyon. Hippocrates performed trephining and paracentesis; his most important successes were in the reduction of fractures and dislocations."; Garrison, History of medicine, p. 100, 491 : "Pétrequin, an authority on the surgery of the Hippocratic period ; splendid commentaries" ; S. Byl, Hippocrate de Cos, pp. 108-109 : "ouvrage qui reste indispensable aujourd'hui pour la compréhension des textes chirurgicaux du Corpus"; Bruni Celli, Bibliografia Hipocratica 3361 ; A. H. Buck, The Growth of Medicine from the Earliest Times to about 1800, p. 94 ; G. Sabbah & S. Sabbah : J.P.E. Petrequin, In : Médecins érudits de Coray à Sigerist, pp. 113-128 ; Leonardo, History of surgery, p. 278 ; Waller, 4512. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      None Stated, 1877. Book. Poor. Hardback. First Edition. 5 ½ x 8 ½. TITLE: VERSES By L.B.T. 1877 Very Rare Edition AUTHOR: L.B.T. PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: No publisher stated, 1877 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Poetry BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket ---NOT SIGNED--- CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books books. If we miss any defects are highlights on any book, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): the outside boards are crumbling away, chipping to the edges. There is a price tag on the front endpaper. The title page is cut near the upper 1/8 of the page. There is writing in ink on the top of the title page 'Larry 9." 1877.' There is some scribbling writing on the front endpaper in pencil that can easily be erased. There is additional penciling on the back of the title page. There is additional penciling or a child's scribbling in the back of the last couple of pages. All the scribbling can be erased. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. Poor minus condition SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 35 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. No publisher stated, 1877. Poor(minus)/None dust jacket condition. Contents. New Year's Eve The Charm A Castle in Spain Sunset and Moonrise Answered The farewell Towton Field Thy Will Be Done Ante Mortem The Star of Bethlehem REALLY GOOD PRICE! InvCode zv62 ViewFair Books :.

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