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      . Pianta di Venezia dis. ed inc. da A. Piasenti. Lithographierter Plan darüber "Panorama di Venezia" darunter 3 Detailansichten: "Ponte di Rialto; Basilica di S. Marco; Arsenale" alles von einer Rahmenbordüre umgeben. Mehrf. gefaltet auf Leinen gedruckt. Venedig, Lit. Commerciale 1869, 64,5 x 55 cm. - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Etwas braunfleckig. # Lithographed map surrounded by 4 views printed on linen.- Some brownspotted.

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Johannes Müller]
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        Álbum vascongado. Relación de los festejos públicos hechos por la ciudad de La Habana en los días 2, 3 y 4 de junio de 1869, con ocasión de llegar a ella los tercios voluntarios enviados a combatir la insurrección de la isla por las M.N. y M.L. provincias de Álava, Guipúzcoa y Vizcaya

      Imprenta de J.M. Eleizegui, Habana, 1869 - Gran folio, VIII+55 p, tela descolorida, título montado en plano anterior, orla dorada en ambos planos. Muy buen estado, salvo papel algo tostado. 4 láminas litográficas, incluyendo el frontis. Textos en euskera y castellano. Poemas, relación de eventos, etc. País Vasco Cuba

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        Chirurgische Klinik. Zürich 1860-1867. Erfahrungen auf dem Gebiete der praktischen Chirurgie.

      - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1869, 8°, XII, 605 pp., 15 Holzschn., 3 lith. Taf., feiner Halbleinenband. First Edition - Rare "Separat - Abdruck" aus dem Archiv für klinische Chirurgie. Bd. X." - "Billroth was reproted to be a good plastic surgeon, espacially in facial reconstruction, because of his artistic imagination. During his time in Zürich, he operated upon 32 children, up to the age of two years, with clefts of the lip and palate - using the method of Magaigne and von Langenbeck. His mortality was 11,5 per cent and he concluded, from this figure, that early operation in children was justified. Concerning the speech results of his adault patients (19 cases), he noticed that they were discouraging - and that the foremost problem in palatal closure was, indeed to obtain good spech." McDowell, The source book of plastic surgery, p.204f. - First Edition in bookform. Rare, In 1860 Billroth accepted a call to Zürich. He remains seven years there, and during this period more than 8000 surgical patients passed through his hand. The report of his activity is characterised by a relentles sincerity and selfcritism. - Billroth's Jahresberichte - Meilensteine chirurgischer Forschung. - Erste Ausgabe in Buchform. "Seine 'Chirurgische Erfahrungen' bedeuten einen Markstein - den Beginn der klinischen Forschungen im empirischen Sinne, insbesondere auf dem Gebiet der Chirurgie."- Sandblom - "Seine Jahresberichte aus Zürich u. Wien eröffneten jedem einen klaren Einblick in die Resultate seiner Klinik. Sie sind mit rücksichtsloser Offenheit und schonungsloser Selbstkritik geschrieben, und das zu einer Zeit begonnen, in welcher die Misserfolge überwogen. Seine vorausgeschickte Begründung gehört zu dem Schönsten im Schriftum unseres Faches."-Payer, Billroth Gedenkrede (1929) "Das Einzigartige an ihm waren seine Wahrheitsliebe und seine Selbstkritik. Seine Erfahrungsberichte aus den 60er und 70er Jahren des vorigen Jahrhunderts wirkten schlechthin sensationell, weil er es als erster wagte, alle, auch die negativen Ergebnisse seiner chirurgischen Tätigkeit ungeschminkt zu publizieren." -E.Kern Nach 12 vergeblichen Bewerbungen erreichte 1859 den Dreißigjährigen der Ruf nach Zürich, hier wirkte Billroth 7 Jahre. In diesen wenigen Jahren begründete er seinen chirurgischen Weltruf. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bucurestii in 1869 / De Preziosi Cu O Prezentare De Al. Baduata

      Bucharest : Luna Bucurestilor 1869 - Description: 11 p. , 9 leaves of folding vol. Plates, 6 leaves of col. Plates ; 36 x 26 cm. Subjects; Hungary --Social condition --Travel and description. Each plate signed and inscribed with descriptive letter imprint to reverse Fine copy in the original stiff-card title-blocked and paper-labelled clam-shell case. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Hesperides: The Poems and Other Remains of Robert Herrick Now First Collected. [2 vols]

      John Russell Smith, London 1869 - Both volumes bound in blue leather with gilt stamped decoratioins to boards, outer board edges, along pastedown edges, and to spines. Raised bands on spines. Gilt to head of pages; other edges untrimmed. Marbled endpages. Some pages are unopened. Some darkening to spines, Some foxing to frontispiece in volume one. Ex libris plate to front pastedown of both bolumes. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pagoda, Bangkok.

      c. 1869 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on card. Dimensions: 230 by 180mm. (9 by 7 inches).

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        THE INNOCENTS ABROAD, Or The New Pilgrims' Progress

      Hartford: American Publishing Company. Bliss & Co., Newark… H. H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, Cal, 1869. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Hartford,CT: American Publishing Company. Bliss & Co., Newark...H. H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, Cal., 1869. Thick 8vo. xviii, 651, ads [5] pp., 234 illustrations, many full page. 1st edition, 3rd issue. (Page numbers present on last 2 contents pages. Last entry in table of contents is "Thankless Devotion-A Newspaper Valedictory-Conclusion… 638." Portrait on p129. Chapter LXI carries correct chapter number. Top of 3rd ads page has ad for Illustrated History of the Bible.) Dark brown cloth with gilt stamped titles and designs, brown coated endpapers. Some fraying at the heel and crown, lower edge and tips rubbed, short split at the lower front hinge, tape ghost on verso of first frontis plate, else very good, pages clean and bright, binding tight. An attractive copy. . 1st. Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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        La Giurisprudenza del Duello, Libri Cinque.

      1869 - Duelling in Mid-Nineteenth Century Italy Fambri, Paulo [1827-1897]. La Giurisprudenza del Duello. Libri Cinque. Florence: G. Barbera, 1869. xvii, [2], 298 pp. Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary pebbled cloth, gilt fillets and title to spine, speckled edges. Light rubbing to exterior with light wear to spine ends, corners bumped, front joint cracked but secure. Some toning to text, light foxing to a few leaves. * Only edition. Fambri's treatise provoked a pamphlet-length critique by G.B. Malenza that was published in 1871. Fambri was a member of parliament and a writer on literary, historical and legal topics. OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (at the Newberry Library and New York Public Library). British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 8:1275. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Horse-Shoes and Horse Shoeing: Their Origin, History, Uses and Abuses

      Chapman and Hall, London 1869 - Bound in half brown leather with marbled boards,edges and endpapers. Red title label, raised bands to spine and gilt abstract decoration. Bookplate of William E. Stuart on Fixed front endpaper. XV/692pp with coloured frontis and 210 other illustrations; mainly engravings set in text. An extremely full history from the early Greeks onward with discussion of different types of shoe and about 100 pages on the Victorian methods, preparation of the foot, farriery progress, common mistakes, hot shoeing etc. An extremely good looking binding:some tiny abrasions to spine but generally close Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Camilla's Bookshop]
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        Japanische Meeres-Conchylien. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Mollusken Japan's, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die geographische Verbreitung derselben.

      Cassel, Theodor Fischer, 1869-1874. 3 volumes. 4to (290 x 225mm). pp. (4), 192; (4), 184; 123, with 37 fine handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf (a bit rubbed). The first comprehensive work on Japanese marine shells. Published 8 years after Dunker's pioneering work 'Mollusca Japonica', a small work with 36 pages and 3 plates. The first volume of Lischke's work is dedicated to him. Apart from shells collected by von Siebold of which only a small number was described by von Martens in the 'Malakozoologischen Blätter', the shells described in Perry's 'Narrative of the Expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan' and the above mentioned work by Dunker, very little was known of Japan's rich shell fauna. The colouring of the plates is beautiful showing sometimes one shell to more than 20 on a plate. Volume II with some light staining at the lower margin.//Provenance: Name of P. Leop. Hacker on titles.//Nissen ZBI, 2423.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Neues historisches Wappenbuch der Stadt Zürich. Nach den besten Quellen bearbeitet. Beigebunden: Die Gotteshäuser Maria Einsiedeln und Wettingen - Beitrag zum neuen historischen Wappenbuche der Stadt Zürich mitgetheilt von R. R. [Rudolf Rahn].

      Zürich, Selbstverlag, [1869] - Kl.4°, lithogr. Fronti., LVIII u. farb. lithogr. Taf. (705 Wappen u. Varianten); 6 Bl., VI Tafeln der Varianten (83 Wappen), 297 S. (Beschreibungen), HLdr. d. Zeit gold- u blindgeprägt, Rundumgoldschnitt., Deckel berieben , Kapitale mit kleinen Einrissen. Innen etwas stockfleckig u. gebrauchspurig, ansonstem gutes Exemplar. (Barth 9934). Zweite ergänzte Auflage. Farbendruck von Egli-Schätti. [Mit einleitenden Bemerkungen von Wilhelm Tobler]. - Johann Egli (1828-1870), Lithograph von Herrliberg, studierte in München bevor er 1860 seine Lithographische Anstalt in Zürich eröffnete. 1800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Oregon Treaty and the Hudson's Bay Company

      Np: Unknown [circa 1869], 1st printing. () 15pp. Very good. Octavo pamphlet. Original printed wrappers. Sewn as issued. One old repair from a tape mark otherwise in very nice condition. Smith 580. Very scarce. Only three copies were found in worldcat. George Barnston (c. 1800 – 14 March 1883) was a fur trader and a naturalist born in Edinburgh, Scotland.Barnston was trained as a surveyor and army engineer. He joined the North West Company in 1820 and was retained by the Hudson’s Bay Company after the 1821 amalgamation. He began his HBC career at York Factory (Manitoba) and from there he helped outfit two forts in the south; Lower Fort Garry, and Fort du Bas de la Rivière at the mouth of the Winnipeg River.The two authors seem to be critical of the present HBC board and are voicing their concerns in this pamphlet..

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        Orig.-Aquarell auf festem Karton. Signiert. 22 x 29 cm. Rückseitig datiert auf 1869.

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        The Bab Ballads and More Bab Ballads

      John Camden Hotten / George Routledge, London 1869 - Beautifully bound in full red calf with gilt decoration on covers and spine with the spines darkened. All edge gilt. The original soft front cover wrap and backstrip is bound inside for both volumes. The Bab Ballad volume has a clipped signature of Gilbert pasted to one of the front free end papers. "More Bab Ballads" was published by George Routledge and Sons in London. No publication date is given for this volume, but it was most likely 1873. Together, 2 books uniformly bound sold as a set. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Hésiode, Hymnes orphiques, Théocrite, Biôn, Moskhos, Tyrtée, Odes anacréontiques. Traduction nouvelle.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1869 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1869, 16x24,5cm, relié sous emboitage. - Edition originale de la traduction de Leconte de Lisle. Demi maroquin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, quelques rares rousseurs, emboitage de toile beige, reliure moderne. Précieux envoi autographe de l'auteur à George Sand : "A Madame G. Sand, hommage de respectueuse admiration, Leconte de Lisle". Dès ses premiers écrits, Leconte de Lisle se plaça directement sous l'influence de George Sand, à qui il dédia deux poèmes de jeunesse : A George Sand et Lélia dans la solitude. Cette filiation se transforma progressivement en admiration réciproque, puisque George Sand rendra hommage à l'auteur dans un article du Temps du 31 juillet 1872 : "M. Leconte de Lisle est grand poète aussi, et d'une si forte originalité qu'il est devenu chef d'école. On lui doit une vraie reconnaissance ? il faudrait que ce fût une reconnaissance nationale". Cet envoi, sous forme d'hommage, rend compte de l'estime et de l'admiration réciproque que se portaient les deux auteurs. Très bel hommage littéraire sur un exemplaire joliment relié. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Correspondence Between Her Majesty's Government and the Hudson's Bay Company

      London: Printed by Henry Kent Causton & Son. 1869, 1st Edition. () 228pp. Very good. Small Octavo. Sewn as issued. Peel 3 - 506. Correspondence covers the years 1862-69, and relates to the surrender of the title to Rupert's Land. Hudson's Bay House. Series: Great Britain Colonial Office..

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        Letter from the Colonial Office to the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, Dated March 9, 1869. [Cover Title]

      London: Printed by Joseph Causton and Sons [circa 1869], 1st thus. (Self wrappers) 9pp. Fine. Octavo in original wrappers, sewn as issued. Rare. Peel 3 - 502. "Earl Granville has had under review the correspondence which has passed respecting the proposed transfer to Canada of the jurisdiction and territorial rights of the Hudson's Bay Company in North America. It is not creditable to this Country, that any inhabited parts of Her Majesty's dominions should be without a recognized government capable of enforcing the law, and responsible to neighbouring countries for the performance of international obligations.. The terms which his Lordship now proposes, are as follows: [tems no'd. I to XII follow] Signed, Frederic Rogers." - from the text. At head: "Hudson's Bay Company". Series: Great Britain Colonial Office..

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        Letter from the Colonial Office to the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, Dated March 9, 1869. [Cover Title]

      Printed by Joseph Causton and Sons, London - [circa 1869], 1st thus. (Self wrappers) Fine. 9pp. Octavo in original wrappers, sewn as issued. Rare. Peel 3 - 502. "Earl Granville has had under review the correspondence which has passed respecting the proposed transfer to Canada of the jurisdiction and territorial rights of the Hudson's Bay Company in North America. It is not creditable to this Country, that any inhabited parts of Her Majesty's dominions should be without a recognized government capable of enforcing the law, and responsible to neighbouring countries for the performance of international obligations. The terms which his Lordship now proposes, are as follows: [tems no'd. I to XII follow] Signed, Frederic Rogers." - from the text. At head: "Hudson's Bay Company". Series: Great Britain Colonial Office. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Changing Base; or What Edward Rice Learnt at School

      Boston: Lee and Shepard. 1869. First. Scarce early printing, first published in 1868. 12mo. 282pp, four plates. Original brick red cloth with gilt title and baseball decorations on the spine. A little foxing to tissue guard and frontispiece plate, but a bright and clean very near fine copy. Although Shannon refers to this as "The first known novel incorporating baseball activity" (p.39), we have handled one earlier (Uncle Nat; or, The Good Time Which George and Frank Had, Trapping, Fishing, Camping Out, etc. by Alfred Oldfellow. New York, 1865). Thus this is the second novel to feature a substantial amount of baseball activity (two and a half chapters with an extended description of a schoolboy game), and the first to feature an obvious reference to the game in the title. The author, son of the famous orator Edward Everett and cousin of the author Edward Everett Hale, also served in Congress. A very nice copy. .

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        Voyage à travers l'Amérique du Sud de l'océan Pacifique à l'océan Atlantique. Illustré de 626 vues, types de paysages par E. Riou et accompagné de 20 cartes gravées sur les dessins de l'auteur.

      Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, boulevard Saint-Germain, 1869. 1869 - 2 vol. forts in-quarto (342 x 265 mm.) de [2 ff.] (faux-titre, titre en rouge et noir), 704 pp. ; [2 ff.] (faux-titre, titre en roug et noir), 519 pp. 1 frontispice, nombreuses gravures dans le texte et pleine page, cartes hors texte pleine page. Demi-maroquin rouge d'époque, dos à nerfs, tête dorée. Edition originale. L’auteur, Paul Marcoy (Pseudonyme de Laurent de Saint Cricq) raconte son périple qui le mène du Pérou, en descendant le fleuve Amazone, jusqu'à la ville de Santa-Maria de Belem do Para, située sur la côte Atlantique du Brésil. Son texte est riche en observations sur les peuples qu’il rencontre et leurs coutumes. Abondantes illustrations d’une grande qualité. Bel exemplaire, intérieur très frais. 1st edition, With 20 maps drawn by the author and 626 engraved illustrations by E. Riou, many at full-page. A journey across South America detailing the author's travels through Peru, down the Amazon to Santa-Maria de Belem do Para on the Atlantic Coast of Brazil. With observations of native customs. "Marcoy" is a pseudonym of one L. de Saint-Cricq. Fine copy. Sabin 44507. Borba de Moraes 519: " Lively and witty book. "

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        Corani: Textus Arabicus

      1869 - 1869. Rebound in brown cloth with red leather title label on spine. Front corner of front board bows upward slightly. Introduction is in latin, the text of the Koran is in Arabic. Neat pencil notations have been made to the side margins on some pages. A handsome copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES PENSÉES. les pensees,

      Paris, J. Rothschild, 1869.** - Relié de l' époque, demi - maroquin rouge, plats marbré, dos orné de fil fleuronné doré et pièce de titre doré, dos à nerfs (5), plats de papier doré, couverture originale d' éditeur, 27x36cm, 52pp Tiré a 200 exemplaires. Histoire, culture, multiplication, emploi. ouvrage orné de nombreuses vignettes et de 25 chromolithographies executees d'apres les specimens de F. Lesemann. Bon état, 777 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Devonshire Celebrities

      Exeter: Henry Eland. 1869. First. First edition. Green cloth decorated and titled in gilt. Illustrated with twelve mounted photographs of the notables of Devonshire. Very lightly rubbed, near fine. The photos are of paintings, statues and engravings; one, of Rev. John Russell, is from life. Includes pictures of Sir Thomas Acland, Sir Nicholas Carew, Lord Edward Courtney, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, and Earl Fortescue. .

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        Die Auvergne in Frankreich in vier und dreißig Originalzeichnungen.

      London und Paris, um 1869-70. - Mit kalligraphischem Titelblatt und 33 (von 34) auf Karton montierten, überwiegend aquarellierten Originalbleistiftzeichnungen. Lose in grüner Maroquinkassette über Holzdeckeln mit goldgeprägten Rückenfileten, breitem goldgeprägten Rahmen auf den Deckeln, der vordere Deckel mittig mit goldgeprägter Widmung "Ihrer Majestät der Kaiserin Augusta in tiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet", Steh- und breiter ornamentaler Innenkantenvergoldung, Innenseiten mit Seidenbezug, Metallschloss. Imposantes Geschenk für Augusta Marie Luise Katharina von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1811-1890), als Ehefrau Kaiser Wilhelms I. deutsche Kaiserin und Königin von Preußen. Beiliegend: 4 Quart-Seiten mit eigenhändigem handschriftlichen Verzeichnis der enthaltenen Sujets. Dort ist auch alt angemerkt, dass die Nummer 34 fehlt, da die Originalzeichnung als Vorlage für einen Holzstich (Buch- oder Zeitungsillustration ?) verwendet wurde. – Die Blätter in verschiedenen Formaten, 2 Kartons mit 2 Bildern, 1 mit 3 Bildern, also insgesamt 37 Bilder. – Die Zeichnungen im Bild signiert und datiert 1869 (bis auf eine 1870), wohl der Zeitpunkt der Reise. Sie zeigen Landschaftsstudien, Ansichten von Städten, Dörfern und einzelnen Gebäuden sowie Genreszenen von Jahrmärkten, Straßen und Plätzen. – Kasette: Schlüssel fehlt, Kanten berieben, Ecken wenig bestoßen, ein Blatt mit kleiner Bereibung, wenige mit Anmerkungen auf den Unterlagekartons bzw. Kleberesten im Rand. Impressive gift to Empress Augusta with title in calligraphy and 33 mounted, partly colored pencil-drawings of the scenery, towns and places in the Auvergne. Loose in green morocco-box, richly gilt.

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        Utopia: William Morris's marked-up copy for printing the Kelmscott Press edition of 1893

      [London: A. Murray & Son,, 1869]. Small octavo (174 × 105 mm). Bound in quarter linen backing blue paper boards, the cheaper form of binding executed by J. and J. Leighton of London for the Kelmscott Press. Bound without title, prelims, and pp. 73–104 (at the beginning of the second book). Some light spotting and browning, a few ink smudges and fingerprints in margins, one leaf torn and neatly repaired, one or two small marginal tears. With library marks of the Chelsea Public Library: small old ink stamp at foot of verso of first and final leaves, spine titled in ink manuscript at head with accession number, boards with unobtrusive library blind-stamp, a little soiled and with remains of sticky tape at foot, spine slightly spotted. William Morris's printer's copy with pencil notes and markings in his hand throughout and his cut signature in ink mounted on front pastedown, also with annotations in ink by the editor F. S. Ellis and his note at end "Read for the press after the old copy by F. S. Ellis & imprinted &c". Subsequently Robert Proctor's copy with his bookplate; his widow's label "Given by Mrs. Proctor in memory of William Morris & of her son Robert Proctor" on front pastedown; and with manuscript notes in Sir Sydney Cockerell's hand "The text from which the Kelmscott Press edition of 'Utopia' was set up, with pencil directions as to initials etc. in the autograph of William Morris" on the pastedown and "To the Public Library, Chelsea" on front free endpaper. A fascinating insight into the working methods of Morris and the Kelmscott Press. Morris has marked up the text indicating the borders to be used ("vine" crossed out and replaced with numbers "6" and "2", 4 and 2 used in the final version) and where to include 3-line or larger initials (for example a "big bloomer" on p. 143), ornaments, shoulder-notes etc. As editor, Ellis has studied the text in more detail and several times makes a note to consult Morris as to spelling or meaning. For instance at the foot of p. 120 he underlines "wonders gentilly" and writes in the margin, "refer to Mr. Morris if he would make this 'wondrous'" (it was not changed). The work on this edition apparently began with Cockerell's suggestion on 29 February 1892. The book was printed during July and early August 1893. Morris owned a copy of the second English edition of 1556 but this inexpensive reprint of 1869 was preferred for marking up the text. In the reprint the original printer's name appears at the end as Abraham Veale rather than Vele; in the Kelmscott edition this is rendered as "Weale". Peterson quotes a presentation inscription of the book by Ellis: "I cannot help feeling vexed at my name appearing as Editor opposite a palpable misprint of the first printer's name. I did correct it, but my proof was lost and the misprint left" (Peterson A16 notes). Provenance: (1) William Morris (1834–1896), writer, artist & designer, printer, manufacturer and socialist, owner of the Kelmscott Press; by gift to (2) Robert Proctor (1868–1903), "the great bibliographer", who introduced the revolutionary arrangement of the incunabula in the British and Bodleian libraries by country, city, printer and year, reflecting the spread of printing throughout Europe and thereby advancing the study of early printing. He was a fervent admirer of William Morris and a close friend of Sir Sydney Cockerell; he also designed an elegant Greek typeface. He disappeared while on a walking holiday in the Austrian Alps and was never seen again. Many believed he committed suicide, possibly due to declining eyesight, as the day before he left he completed a list of bequests, the item offered here being one of several gifts to different libraries; by gift to (3) the Public Library, Chelsea, which owned a number of Kelmscott-related items, many of them de-acquisitioned over the past 20 years.

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        The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Illustrated with Twenty-Three Curious Engravings, from The Baron's Own Designs, and Five Woodcuts

      William Tegg, London 1869 - 8vo, 268 pp. With 23 hand-colored plates and five vignette woodcuts in the text by Cruikshank, who ably captures the fanciful outlandishness of the ever popular tall tale narrative, which owes not a little to "Orlando Furioso". Rebound in modern cloth in a mid-Victorian style. Original cloth spine and front cover bound in. Clean and tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pictorial Effect in Photography. Being Hints On Composition And Chiaroscuro For Photographers.

      Piper & Carter, London 1869 - 199 p., 6 pages of adverts. The landmark treatise on photography by H.P. Robinson, especially attractive for the four mounted photographs and numerous gravures. The first photograph - the frontispiece - looks like a carbon print and shows two adorable little girls looking at a book. The second photograph (opposite p. 109) is an albumen photograph of a barefoot young girl holding a water jar on her shoulder. The third photograph, opposite p. 196 - is a carbon process photograph of a group entitled "autumn". The text states it is a combination picture. The fourth at the end of the book is an albumen print - a portrait of a young girl. The book is bound in its original green cloth with embossed rules and gilt decoration. Binding is worn and frayed at the edges and corners, stained, and almost detached at the spine (both boards) - some pages are loose. Text block is quite clean with just a little bit of occasional foxing and stains. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Collection of Documents, Correspondence, and Ephemera from the Masonic Welcome Lodge No. 453 in Philadelphia

      Philadelphia. 1869-1890. A collection of more than 1500 pages of documents from the now defunct Masonic Welcome Lodge No. 453 of Philadelphia dated 1869-1890. Among the contents are more than 250 petitions for membership, which include petitioners' names, ages, occupations, and addresses; 20 years of annual summaries, committee reports, rents and dues, sundry bills, and lodge notices; papers related to member demerits, grievances, and resignations; pleas for charity from members and their families; various correspondence with members and other lodges, including a proposal for an organ for Norman Hall; and several Masonic books and assorted ephemera. All near fine or better and organized into neat stacks bound with string and descriptive notes. Further details available upon request. .

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        LE PREMIER TEXTE DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD : [Réflexions, ou Sentences et maximes] , publié par F. de Marescot

      1869 - un volume, reliure plein maroquin rouge in-douze oblong (full morocco in-12 oblong), (19,2 x 11 cm), Reliure d'Epoque signée "Capé Masson-Debonnelle", dos à nerfs (spine with raised bands), décoration or (gilt decoration) à filets et roulettes or (gilt lines and fillets), titre frappé or dans un encadrement d'un filet or, entre-nerfs à fleuron à la "Du Seuil" au fer plein (between the raised bands floweret with full blocking stamp) avec rinceaux aux angles, filet perlé "or" en place des nerfs, rinceaux en tête et en pied (top and at the foot of spine with foliages carried out with the curved line), plats décorés "or" d'un encadrement d'un triple filet or et dentelle sur les chasses (lace-like decoration on the turn-ins), toutes tranches dorées (gilt edges), Tirage limité à 333 Exemplaires comme suit : 3 exemplaires sur parchemin, 15 exemplaires sur Chine, 15 exemplaires sur Whatman et 300 exemplaires sur papier Vergé (Ici Exemplaire N°26 sur Whatman), EX-LIBRIS manuscrit à la mine de plomb en haut de la première page de garde : " Baron G. (gaëtan) de Wismes Nantes ", sans illustrations (no illustration) excepté une vignette "marque de l'Editeur" en bas de la page de titre gravée sur bois en noir + Bandeaux, lettrines et cul-de-lampe gravés sur bois en noir, plats trés légèrement décolorés, XII-140 pages, 1869 Paris : D. Jouaust Editeur, Note(s) : Cette réédition reproduit un des tirages de la 1re édition de 1665.Collection : Cabinet du bibliophile ; 4.Superbe Reliure.en bon état (good condition). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Antiquarian Sheet Music - Sweet Spirit Hear My Prayer, Sweet by and By, Old Folks at Home, Grandfather's Clock, The LIttle Old Cabin, Olivette Waltz, Crispino Waltz, Moonlight on the Hudson, Lover's Serenade, Our Southern Home, Normandy, The Shepherd Boy

      Various Publishers, USA 1869 - Half maroon morocco leather with dark grey cloth boards. The binding is starting and has been reinforced by cloth tape at the top & bottom of spine. Various collected sheet music privately bound. Arranged for piano and voice. Published between 1854 - 1884. The songs are: Sweet Spirit Hear My Prayer, by W. Vincent Wallace- 1878, 1868 Sweet Genevieve, by Henry Tucker- 1869; Sweet by and By, by J. P. Webster-1868; Lead Her Tenderly, by E. Locke- 1872; Sing Birdie Sing, by William Ganz-1866; Dar Sleeps Massa and My Missus Side by Side, by Stephe S. Bonbright- 1884; Pretty Damsel Waltz, by W. M. Castle- 1883; Sung by Mlle. Nilsson: Old Folks at Home, E. P. Christy- 1873; Little Blue Eyes, by S. W. Straub- 1873; Sleep My Dear One Softly Sleep, by H. Tucker and H. P. Danks- 1866; Grandfather's Clock, Henry C. Work- 1876; Beautiful Dreams Never Leave Me, by Arthur W. French and George W. Persley- 1873; Darling's Waiting Over There, by A. T. Gorham- 1872; Silver Threads Among the Gold, by Even E Rexford and H. P. Danks- 1873; Song of the Sewing Machine, by Will S. Hays- 1869; Fare Thee Well All Ties Are Broken, Anonymous- 1854; Songs and Dances: Sweet Aleen, by T. M. Hengler- 1877; Hush, Little Baby, Don't You Cry or You'll Be an Angel Bye and Bye, by F. Belaso-1884; Come Ye Disconsolate, by D. Dutton-1854; The Little Old Cabin in the Lane, by Will S. Hays- 1871; Silver Threads Were Golden Then, by Edward Earnest and Arthur Baker- 1875; Silver Moon Waltz, by William H. Dana- 1873; Olivette Waltz, by J. V. Allstrom- 1881; The Musical Friends: Emmet's Medley- 1883; Crispino Waltz, by Charles Kinkel- 1867; Silvery Waves, by A. P. Wyman- 1863; Moonlight on the Hudson, by G. D. Wilson- 1874; Coral Caves, by Sidney Ryan- 1867; Anna Lisle, by W. Kuhe- 1863; Sparkling Cascades, by Williams- 1873; Serenade Des Anges, by C. Kinkel- 1863; Lover's Serenade, by Charles Kinkel- 1867; La Tendresse, by H. Cramer- 1859; Our Southern Home: Schottisch, by Beyer-1866; Normandy: Potpourri, by X. Norwid- 1878; The Shepherd Boy, by G. D. Wilson- 1858; Robin Adair, by Karl Merz- 1862; Black Hawk Waltz, by Mary E. Walsh- 1869; Danse Cubaine, by Florence Kinkel- 1873; Tendresse, by Henri Bollman- 1867; Our Helen's Mazurka, by L. Engel- 1878; Cheerful Poka, by A. H. Rosewig- 1880; No other real flaws except occasional tears in the paper. 14 full page title illustrations that are worth mentioning. All pages trimmed a quarter inch by binder. This sometimes affects the text below the engravings. All music, lyrics and illustrations unaffected. Many are scenes or portraits intricately done and are beautiful to look at. Most of this music is difficult if not nearly impossible to find. Information about individual pieces and lithographs available upon request. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia dell'antica Torino Julia Augusta Taurinorum scritta sulla fede de' vetusti autori e delle sue iscrizioni e mura da Carlo Promis.

      Dalla Stamperia Reale,, Torino, 1869 - In-8° (245x165mm), pp. XIX, 530, brossura editoriale con etichetta dei Fratelli Bocca di Torino al piatto. Frontespizio in rosso e nero; numerosissime iscrizioni riprodotte nel testo. In fine, 3 grandi tavv. più volte ripiegate incise in litografia da C. Righini: una "Pianta di Torino romana", un'altra pianta con sezioni e particolari delle mura romane e una raffigurazione delle Porte Palatine. Dorso restaurato. Una firma del tempo. Più che discreto esemplare in barbe. Edizione originale, rara, di questa fondamentale storia di Torino all'epoca dei primi insediamenti romani, ricchissima soprattutto di riferimenti all'epigrafia. Così il Promis acclara il metodo seguito nella redazione dell'opera: "Pochissimo podendosi ricavare dagli antichi scrittori ho dovuto ricostruire (la storia antica di Torino) col quasi unico aiuto delle iscrizioni, in numero di 287. Spaziai di preferenza sugli Augustali e loro suddivisioni e specialmente sul fatto de' tanti liberti, che costì abbiamo, censiti nella tribù Palatina. Del console Q. Glizio ebbi la sorte di adunare 14 lapidi. Non volli raccogliere le iscrizioni di Torino, ma servirmene come di documenti storici, condensandovi quanto abbia relazione alla sua antica storia". Scrive Goffredo Bendinelli nella premessa a una riedizione anastatica novecentesca del libro: "L' opera dalla quale conviene prendere le mosse per una ricerca sistematica su Torino Romana è tuttora il classico libro di Carlo Promis, Storia dell'antica Torino. Opera diligente ed acuta, nella quale non soltanto troviamo raccolti tutti i documenti conosciuti fino a quel tempo, ma sono anche antivedute le esigenze della più moderna indagine scientifica. Esaurienti per allora, e bisognevoli oggi di non molte aggiunte, lo studio topografico della città romana, e la documentazione epigrafica corredata da un ampio commento. La storia più remota del paese e dei suoi abitanti, lo studio minuzioso dei documenti archeologici, fanno ivi compagnia a trattazioni erudite ed estese sulla lingua, sui costumi, sulle antichità pubbliche in genere, e perfino sull'antica flora e fauna della regione pedemontana". Il Promis (Torino, 1808-ivi, 1872), storico, architetto (fu autore di alcuni dei progetti per la torinese Piazza Carlo Felice), archeologo, epigrafista e filologo, fu professore di architettura alla Regia Scuola d'Ingegneria di Torino. Lozzi, II, 5413, note (la data per errore al 1859). Manno, II, 6715, 7418, 8739, 9377, 10686, 11140, 11600; III, 12289. Platneriana, p. 388. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SHIPBUILDING IN IRON AND STEEL A Practical Treatise, Giving Full Details of Construction, Processes of Manufacture, and Building Arrangements; with Results of Experiments on Iron and Steel, and on the Strength and Watertightness of Riveted Work

      London: John Murray. Very Good. 1869. Hardcover. Boards with rubbing to corners. Small closed tears to outer hinge top spine. Light occasional foxing not affecting readability or illustrations; Including numerous sketches, tables, fold-outs and an index ; Ex-Library; 8vo; 540, 31 pages .

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        Andrew Bradford, Founder of the Newspaper Press in the Middle States of America. An address delivered at the annual meeting of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, February 9th, 1869

      Philadelphia: King & Baird, Printers. 1869. First. First edition. 36pp. With a folded facsimile. 24.5 cm. Printed wrappers, untrimmed. Inscribed by the author to Joseph Sabin, Esq. in neat ink on the half-title page. Chipping to the edges of the wraps, somewhat darkened and separated at the spine, with age-toning to the text pages, else very good. An apt association between Jones, vice president of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and author of a monograph on Andrew Bradford, Philadelphia's "second" most famous printer, and Joseph Sabin (1821-81), America's best known bibliophile, and a father of Americana. Sabin's Bibliotheca Americana a Dictionary of Books relating to America from its Discovery to the Present Time, begun in 1868 and completed in 1936, is a comprehensive catalog of "every book in every language which relates to, or has the slightest reference to America." Very scarce. No copies in OCLC. .

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      London: Richard Bentley, 1869. - ÒMontgomery's breakthrough was with her third work, Misunderstood (1869), whose preface states (p. v): ÔThe following is not a child's story. It is intended for those who are interested in children.Õ It is the story of Humphrey Duncombe, whose widowed father thinks him naughty and thoughtless, but whose high spirits conceal deep thoughts and yearning for the love of the father and the dead mother. There is just time for the father to appreciate how wrong he has been before the boy's heart-rending death. This book remained in print throughout her life, and her later fiction appeared as Ôby the author of MisunderstoodÕ. A notorious tear-jerker, it invites the reader to identify with the neglected child who makes the grown-ups feel guilty. Such stories, Montgomery made clear in the preface to Thrown together (2 vols., 1872), were not suitable for children to read as she was obliged Ôto side, as it were, with the children against the parentsÕÓ (Oxford DNB). Octavo. vi, 321, [1, ads] pp. Title-page a cancel, with ÒAll rights reservedÓ below the imprint Contemporary diced calf, nicely rebacked in calf, gilt spine with burgundy morocco label, marbled edges. First few leaves foxed. Presentation copy, inscreibed: ÒPussie Hobhouse with Florence MontgomeryÕs love 56 Cadogan Place May 15th 1870.Ó Later ownership signature on front free endpaper. A very good copy. First edition, second issue, with the cancel title, as usual., of the first English work that Vladimir Nabokov recalled hearing read. Nabokov said that the fate of its hero, Humphrey Òused to bring a more specialized lump to oneÕs throat than anything in Dickens or Daudet.Ó OCLC records only the Sadleir copy in North America [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Monographie der Molluskengattung Venus, Linne. I. Band: Subgenus Cytherea Samarck. - [II. Band]: Subgenus Sunetta Link (ohne separatem Titel).

      Cassel, Theodor Fischer 1869.. 2°. Titel, 217(5) S. u. 126 S. Mit zus. 99 meist farb. lithogr. Tafeln Halbleinenbd. d. Zt. m. fragm. Rückenschild. Deckelbezüge erneuert, Vorsätze und Titel stark gebräunt u. rissig, ges. Buchblock im rechten Seitensteg, wasserrandig, Tafeln z. Tl. stockfleckig.. Abhandlung über die Muscheln der Ordnung Veneroida. - Erschien innerhalb des großen, 1854-82 erschienenen Werkes 'Novitates Conchologicae. Beschreibung und Abbildung neuer Conchylien'. Das Werk erschien in 2 Serien: Serie I, Mollusca extramarina (1854-1879), hgg. v. Ludwig Georg Karl Pfeiffer und Serie II, Mollusca marina (1862-1882), hgg. v. Wilhelm Dunker.

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        Ornithologie Nordost-Afrika's Der Nilquellen-und Kusten-Gebiete Des Rothen Meeres Und Des Nordlichen Somal-Landes

      Cassel: Verlag Von Theodor Fischer, 1869. cviii + 1512 + cccxxv (index) pages; five parts bound in 4, the fifth part being "Nachtrage und Berichtegungen zur Ornithologie Nordost-Afrika's von M. Th. von Heuglin Mit Betragen von Dr. O. Finsch" (Cassel, also Fisher, 1871); the set produced over time, 1869 - 1875; With folding colored map & 51 plates, 50 in color: 40 bird plates & 10 plates of eggs and 1 uncolored plate, collated complete; German text; Being the results of the extensive discoveries in this region of Martin Theodor von Heuglin (1824 -1876) German explorer and ornithologist, who spent most of his life intrepidly traveling and making scientific discoveries in the field of African natural history and other areas; while he held the position of Austrian consul at Khartoum, "...he travelled in Abyssinia and Kordofan, making a valuable collection of natural history specimens...It is principally by his zoological, and more especially his ornithological, labours that Heuglin has taken rank as an independent authority..."; (Britannica, 11th Ed.); approx. 7" x 10" size; endpapers with the bookplate of Dr. Bertel Bruun (1937 - 2011) Danish-American naturalist, international conservationist and neurologist, author of several birding guides; bound in contemporary marbled paper covered boards, black leather corners and spines; spines with simple gilt rules, gilt titles; spine leather splitting at edges, more so on one volume, holding on by the cords; the bindings still very secure and firmly sewn; one bird plate surface adhered to back of sheet; pencil numbers on plate corners; text printed with varying paper stocks, with uneven quality, some sections more toned and browned than others; the plates generally clean, well-colored and in good condition.. First Edition. Leather. Good.

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        Alice's Abenteuer im Wunderland

      Macmillan and Co., London 1869 - First edition in German. 8vo. Pp, (vi), 178. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Aeg. Spine worn and torn with some small loss.Puncture through the letters L and A of Wunderland Stain to lower front board. Corners worn. Front inner hinge broken. Inscription from the author to Alice Margaret Harington on half title page. A copy with the serious problems as stated but one worthy of restoration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Innocents Abroad

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1869 - The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain. First edition, second printing with textual errors corrected. Rebound in dark brown ¾ leather with brown pebble design marbled paper. As new binding. Paper labels. Publisher: American Publishing Company, Hartford, 1869. Exceptionally clean copy with gilding on top edge. Smudging to blank page at verso of plate in front showing a ship at sea. Slight 651 pages plus ads in back. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #12-206. Price: $900. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costumes de Suisse

      Lucerne and Dornach (Alsace), respectively: Fortune Aubert; Agence de la Maison Ad. Braun. Scarce collection of photographic costume plates, with no copies located on OCLC. N.d., circa 1869. With 36 mounted photographs of Swiss women in provincial dress and either engaged in prototypical activities are surrounded by the paraphernalia of such activities. In a neat cursive in the lower margin is written the city that the photo was taken, and so each woman shown is in a sense representative, in her dress and activity, of the named place. Adolphe Braun (1812 - 1877) was a French photographer known for floral studies, Parisian street scenes and Alpine landscapes. In 1855 he was awarded a medal at the Exposition Universelle held in Paris that year. Later he created a business that focused on photographic reproductions of important paintings and sculpture, and his company became a leader in that field. While the set of photos contained in this album have faded somewhat, one can not but be impressed with the sharpness of elements in the image. There is a painterliness to the compositions: the women and their dress might be the primary subject, but many of the images also feature floral decoration and Alpine backgrounds.

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      LIBRAIRIE DE L. HACHETTE ET CIE 1869 - RO30030988: 586 + 636 pages. Nombreuses gravures sur bois en noir et blanc dans et hors texte, en culs de lampe et en front de chapitre. Dos : 4 nerfs, roulettes, titre, auteur, tome, fleurons en doré, fortes épidermures. Intérieur : mouillures. Traduction de Louis Viardot. Gravures de H. Pissan. Gravues : Tome 1 :Elle regarde d'où partait le bruit, Les deux pieds manquèrent à don Quichotte, Lorsque don Quichotte se vi encacé de cette façon, Tome 2 : L'Hidalgo se décida à piquer sa jument, Je suis Merlin, celui que les histoires disent avoir eu le diable pour père, Le gouverneur Sancho Panza rendant la justice, Triste et mélancolique languissait le blessé Don Quichotte, Entrée de Don Quichotte à Barcelonne, On releva Don Quichotte, et on lui découvrit le visage, qu'on trouva pâle, Au nom du ciel, ami, laisses-en la cette affaire, Mort de Don Quichotte, In-Folio Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 1868-1872

      Wellington: James Hughes, 1869-, 1873. Five volumes, quarto, illustrations and plates, many folding and in colour; a handsome set finely bound in scarlet morocco, gilt, gilt arms on upper boards, all edges gilt. A finely-bound set of the {i Transactions of the New Zealand Institute}: a comprehensive record of the scientific endeavours undertaken in New Zealand in the years 1868-1872. The New Zealand Institute, now known as the Royal Society of New Zealand, evolved from the unification of five regional scientific organisations from Auckland, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago and Westland. Established under an Act of Parliament with a government grant of £500, the Institute provided a coordinated means of scientific communication through its publication of the {i Transactions}. The editor was James Hector, a pioneer explorer, geologist and natural scientist, who held the post of manager of the institute for thirty-five years following its inception. This collection represents the first five years of the institute's proceedings. The scope of the subjects covered is staggering and reflects the vigour and richness of scientific and intellectual life in this small community at the time, which was especially enriched by the participation in rigorous scientific debates by enthusiastic and learned amateurs as well as academics and professionals. As well as every possible scientific field, the {i Transactions} are particularly rich in information about the Maori people. This is a most attractive set of this important publication.

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        Partitions manuscrites de liturgie juive

      1869 - Deux cahiers cartonnés, dos toile, de musique juive liturgique de tradition ashkenaze française; les reliures cartonnées sont usées, les dos en toile sont usés et en partie déchirés; les reliures sont relâchées; l'intérieur est en bon état; dimension: 30x23 cm; poids des deux: 1,7 kg; Premier cahier: porte une étiquette de papeterie:"Lecrivain fils à Epinal" sur laquelle figure le titre:"Office de Rosch Haschana et Kippour; sur la page de garde figure l'inscription manuscrite: renseignements à donner pour l'année 1969; la partition comporte 136 pages numérotées à la main; la musique et les paroles en transcription française des musiques des deux fêtes y figure; les compositeurs de certains airs sont indiqués (Hellmann, Jean Pfeiffer, Roos,) second cahier: il s'agit de musiques liturgiques pour les autres fêtes de l'année et pour le chabbat; 140 pages dont 128 sont paginées; Il s'agit de toute évidence d'un recueil constitué par un ou plusieurs officiants (les écritures changent) selon le rite de l'Alsace-Lorraine; Bon état des partitions mais avec rousseurs et nombreuses traces d'usage; TWO hand written jewish prayers partitions, written starting 1869, with 136 and 140 pages; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE W.A. MOZART, SA VIE ET SON OEUVRE Tampons de bibliothèque.

      CHEZ GARNIER FRERES 1869 - R260126047: 448 pages. Un portrait gravé en noir et blanc hors texte. 3 pages de partitions et un fac similé de texte manuscrit. Tampons de bibliothèque. Manques au dos coupé en plusieurs parties. In-8 Broché. A relier. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 927-Artistes, sportifs [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Italy. Part Third: Southern Italy, Sicily, and excursions to the Lipari Islands, Tunis, Sardinia, Malta and Athens

      Karl Baedeker Coblenz 1869 - Second edition, xxvi, 373 pp, 6 maps and 7 plans, small pressed flowers on pp. 239 and 364, original old style red cloth gilt, spine chipped and approx 1 cm missing at the bottom: otherwise a very good copy. Endpapers dated "May 1870". This volume contains the first description of Athens and Malta in an English Baedeker. Hinrichsen E169. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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