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         58 Original-Atelieraufnahmen

      Ohne 1870 (um 1860-1870). Maße: ca. 8,5 cm x 5,3 cm, meist Ganzportäts, auf Pappe gezogen, in Leder-Fotoalbum der Zeit, quart, (Album defekt) - Fotos oft mit handgeschriebenen Bildunterschriften / Enthält Aufnahmen von: Ganzporträt von Franz Josef I. von Österreich in Uniform; Franz Josef mit 2 seiner Kinder; 3 verschiedene Ganzporträts der Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich (Sissi); Ganzporträt von Prinz Albrecht von Preußen in Uniform; Kronprinzessin Luise von Preußen; Ganzporträt Friedrich Karl von Preußen in Uniform; Ganzporträt Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm von Preußen in Uniform; Erzherzogin Sophie von Österreich; Ludwig Prinz von Hessen; Karl Graf von Reina; Sächsisches Königshaus;Gräfin Calloredo; von Tempsky; Carl von Schall; General Ernst von Heynitz; von Albensleben; Date von Burgk und weitere - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Genealogie Heraldik,Fotografie

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         Public Gardens, Macao.

      c. 1870 - Albumen print. Very good tonal range and in good condition. Dimensions: 205 by 260mm. (8 by 10 inches).

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         Unbezeichnete kolorierte Lithographie. Darstellung einer "Velocipedfahrt in der Luft"; der Artist fährt mit seinem Veloziped auf dem Hochseil, an einer an der hinteren Achse befestigten Schaukel hält er sicher mit einer Hand eine grazile Artistin fest, die scheinbar mühelos unter dem Seil fliegt. Im Vordergrund betrachtet eine feine Besuchergesellschaft den Vorgang in der Manege, der Hintergrund deutet amerikanische Soldaten mit dem Union Jack an.

      Pest, Laufer, ca. 1870. - Blattgr.: 63 x 77 cm. Das unbezeichnete Plakat zeigt Mitglieder der amerikanischen Gymnastiker-Gesellschaft von C. Merkel, die 1871 im Münchner Zoologischen Garten, damals am Rande des Englischen Gartens gelegen, gastierte. Das Plakat wurde im Zusammenhang mit Plakaten dieser Gesellschaft und deren Münchner Auftritt erworben.

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         Albumen photograph of wheat harvest with steam-powered thresher and thirteen laborers

      W. Caswell, Photographer, Grand Forks, Dakota 1870 - Photographer's stamp on verso: "W. Caswell, / Photographer, / Grand Forks, Dak.". 1 vols. Boudoir-style, image: 4-1/2 x 7-5/8 in. mounted on card. Little is known of William Caswell, save in 1877 he formed a partnership with Simon Duffin in Winnipeg, having previously operated out of Duluth, Minnesota and Grand Forks. This photograph, with Caswell's Grand Forks stamp dates from the 1870's, the era of Dakota Territory "bonanza" farms, heavily reliant on steam power: "On the bonanza farms opened up in the Red River Valley of the North in the seventies, portable steam engines for threshing were used from the beginning. To have relied upon horse power for threshing would have crippled the large-scale farming operations" (Wik, "Steam Power on the American Farm, 1830-1880") An early image from the first days of steam-powered grain harvesting in the Dakota Territory - the steam engine (on the left) is powering the thresher (in rear, behind stacked grain). Photographer's stamp on verso: "W. Caswell, / Photographer, / Grand Forks, Dak.". 1 vols. Boudoir-style, image: 4-1/2 x 7-5/8 in. mounted on card

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         Jean-des-Figues. Avec une eau-forte d’Émile Bénassit.

      Paris, Librairie Internationale; Bruxelles, Leipzig et Livourne, A. Lacroix Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1870, demi-maroquin, à coins, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couv. conservée (Jacquet-Riffieux). - in-12 de 1 titre frontispice-(2)-333-(2) pp. ; Edition originale. Rare.

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         [FAR EAST] Puteshestviye v Ussuriyskom Kraye, 1867-1869 gg. S kartoy Ussuriyskogo Kraya [i.e. Travels in the Ussuri Region, 1867-1869, with a Map of the Ussuri Region, by N. Przhevalsky, Member of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society]

      St. Petersburg: Izdaniye avtora, 1870. [4], ii, iii, 297, [2], 58, [1] pp. Octavo. With a folding chromolithographed map at rear. Modern (period style) half calf with marbled papered boards; spine with raised bands and gilt lettered title. Margins slightly cut, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of the first book by major explorer of Central Asia Nikolay Przhevalsky (1839-1888), an account of his first travel to the little known Ussuri krai in the Russian Far East annexed to the Russian Empire in 1858 with the signing of the Treaty of Aigun. In 1867-1869 Przhevalsky went up the Ussuri River from Khabarovka, followed its tributary Songacha River up to Lake Khanka, surveyed its western and southern shores, and went down the Suifen River to fort Novgorodsky, the southernmost settlement in the Ussuri region (Posyet Bay of the Japanese Sea). He then went on a strenuous journey north to St. Olga Bay not by steamer as it was common, but along the shore of the Sea of Japan, following less penetrable forest paths, and visiting Vladivostok (then a village with no more than 500 people) and Nakhodka among others. From St. Olga Bay Przhevalsky went by land to the mouth of the Tadusha (Zerkalnaya) River, crossed the Sikhote-Alin mountain range, and returned to the Ussuri River following her tributaries Fudjin (Pavlovka) and Ulukhe. In 1868 he conducted more surveys of Lake Khanka and assisted in suppression of Chinese gangs robbing Russian villages on the Suchan River. Przhevalsky compiled the first comprehensive description of the Ussuri region, clarified the shape and geographical position of Lake Khanka, performed topographical survey of the area between Nakhodka and Tadusha River, and mapped the eastern slopes of the Sikhote-Alin mountain range. He discovered a new mammal species (black hare) and castor aralia tree (Kalopanax septemlobus). The book contains a detailed descriptions of the Ussuri region's geography, climate, fauna and flora, life and occupations of native inhabitants and Russian settlers, agriculture, industries and trade. The map shows the Ussuri region up to the Chinese and Korean borders, outlining Przhevalsky's route and marking main cities, Russian, Cossack and Chinese villages, military posts, and telegraph stations.

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         The Auto-Biography of an Octogenarian Architect 2 vols

      London: Longman's -1872 1870 - First Editions, 2 volumes 1870 and 1872, original gilt and blind embossed terracotta cloth. A complete set with numerous full page and folding litho or engraved plates. Light wear at extremities of spine both vols damp stained to foot of fore edge corners, interiors excellent. A rare work especially in original unrestored condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Handheld folding paper fan, painted on both sides.

      France?, ca 1870. - 22-rod rack of bone, the outer ones ornamentally decorated, with mounted lithographed paper screen. Ca 25 cm. Decorative neo-rococo paper fan with typical classical and mythological scenes on the folded paper screen, blending into floral golden rococo motifs near the edges. The outer rods are decorated with ornamental applications, some made of mother-of-pearl. - Several applications loosened or lost, several large tears to paper folds, slight damage, some gluestains on the reverse; a small repair.

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         Moveable] Fröhliche Stunden

      - Quarto. Circa 1870's. A monumental German-printed movable in original cloth backed blue gilt paper covered boards with large full-size inserted color cover illustration. Fifteen superb color printed scenes with ornate and rather complicated moveable pieces controlled by one pull tab, with several hinge points on each movable entity (up to 3-5 per example) including sledder that travels down hill as the pull tab is dragged down, rocking baby, girls washing doll in well, egg hatching, sawing wood, and much more. Most in workable condition and all parts appear to be present. An unrecorded movable. We can find no record of this book. The title page reads: "Frohliche Stunden. Ein unterhatendes Bilderbuch mit ziehbaren Bildern fur die Liebe Jugend." Overall quite nicely preserved, given the nature of movables, printed on fragile paper. The binding is fully intact and internally quite clean and bright. Some minor restoration needed to bring all movables in working order. Most scarce thus.

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         JAPANESE HAND-COLORED EARLY ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM.

      - [Japan 1870's-1880's, Kashima/Ogawa]. Wood covers, very good 25 hand-colored albumen, each image: ca. 26 x 21, laid down on stiff accordion album leaves, edges gilt, some hinges weak or mended, all images strong, clear, not faded. RARE ! *** *** *** . . . ORIGINAL HAND-COLORD PERIOD PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM . . . *** This is a lovely collection of finely hand-colored albumen images. The images are from western, and southern Japan, from Nikko down to Osaka, and Nagasaki. Albums of these places are not common in the Japanese photographica genre. Thou many are not signed nor identified by their negative numbers, this is clearly the work of some of Japan's excellent and celebrated photographers. . It is entirely possible, this is one of a group of photograph albums covering Japan, this being a second volume, the first probably covered Yokohama and the Tokyo area. . The album begins where the first volume most likely left off. Regardless this is an excellent example of early Japanese photography. . *** The photographers are questionable, however saying this, we have identified some in Bennett [see below] by their negative numbers. Namely #746 attributed to Kashima or Ogawa Kazumasa. Number 454a attributed to Kusakabe; #54 attributed to Ogawa Kazumasa ad Ogawa Sashichi. . * THE NEGAVTIVE NUMBERS: A good portion of these images have negative numbers, most of which are not listed in Bennett. It is a well known fact, that a good number of Japanese negatives were sold, loaned borrowed and exchanged between both foreign and Japanese photographers and photograph studios from the 1860's onwards. Therefore the exact photographer who took the photograph is commonly in question. Though there has been a lot of research and efforts to identify negative numbers, each photographer and photographic studio enhanced, changed or altered the original negative at will to create a system that would match his own needs. This left complete chaos in the field for those of use who would like to truly identify the actual person responsible for taking the photograph. . * This album contains a good number of unidentified photographs, but skillfully taken and composed with a keen eye, we identify: . FROM THE FRONT: 1. Unknown view of a large river with a bridge and lumberyard in the foreground. There is no negative number, it was likely taken near Yokohama or Tokyo along a large river with low hills in the background. Several small boats ply the river. The bridge seems to be built of steel, indicating a Meiji period work. . * 2. [Osaka] Castle and large moat, unidentified, with low mountains in the background. Nicely done with a keen eye. This is confirmed to be Osaka castle, a very similar view is found and is illustrated Zannier [see below] on p.61 as "Moats Osaka" by Felice Beato. . * 3. Typical street scene, a single electric pole in the immediate foreground, with 2-3 other poles in the deep foreground, a few wires go to businesses. A large number of people, rickshaw pullers are in the street, a large majority of people face the photographer who must have been on a very tall ladder, causing a commotion, nevertheless the image is very clear and no loss of focus during exposure. This must be dated around the late 1870's-1880's with the advent of electricity. A small fleck of the photo surface lacking, else clean, a touch of over done red as common in the early Meiji period. . * 4. Numbered in the negative: A382 Tennoji Pagoda, Osaka. This shows a nice two-sided perspective of the pagoda and the background temple building. . * 5. Numbered A 420 Kasuga at Nara. Shows a lovely pathway with four deer, many stone lantern on both sides of the road, thick forest trees. This exact image is found in March, see below, on p.112. . * 6.Numbered A 415 Nigetsudo at Nara. Shows the stone steps up to the shrine, with is stunning architecture. A few people freeze during the photographing. Beautifully composed. . * 7.Numbered 75 Nara Park. This shows a pavilion with three people looki

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         The Bench and Bar of New-York. Containing biographical sketches of eminent judges, and lawyers of the New-York bar, incidents of the important trials in which they were engaged, and anecdotes connected with their professional, political and judicial career.

      New York: Diossy & Company, 1870 - Octavo (221 x 135 mm). Contemporary half calf, richly gilt spine, pale brown and green morocco twin labels, marbled sides, edges and endpapers. Binding a little rubbed, a few scrapes. An excellent copy. Engraved portrait frontispiece of James T. Brady, portrait of Alvan Stewart. First edition, handsomely bound. Lucien Brock Proctor (1823-1900) "gained a more enduring reputation [than practice at the bar] in his writings on legal history and on New York state biography. The Bench and the Bar of New York was made up of biographical sketches dedicated to the junior bar of New York in the hope that it would serve as an inspiration to young men in the profession" (Dictionary of American Biography). [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Traité des eaux de sources et des eaux thermales.

      Paris, Cotillon et Fils, Libraires du Conseil d'Etat 1870 - A l'usage des Magistrats, Juges de paix, Avocats, Jurisconsultes, Ingénieurs des Ponts et Chaussées et des Mines, Administrateurs, Propriétaires, Etc. Par M. Henri Nadault de Buffon, avocat général à Rennes. ÉDITION ORIGINALE TRÈS RARE. Paris, Cotillon et Fils, Libraires du Conseil d'État - 1870 - XV, 654 et XII pages. Reliure demi basane vert de l'époque. Dos lisse à faux nerfs filetés dorés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(21x14). Henry Alexandre Nadault de Buffon (1831-1890) magistrat et historien, fondateur en 1873 des Hospitaliers-sauveteurs-bretons crée en 1873 la Société des Hospitaliers Sauveteurs Bretons, affiliée aux Oeuvres Hospitalières de l'Ordre de Malte. Il est le fils de Benjamin dit Hippolyte Nadault de Buffon, Hydrologue (1804-1880). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         TO THE HONORABLE, THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA: THE UNDERSIGNED, MERCHANTS OF THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO, WOULD RESPECTFULLY REPRESENT THAT...[caption title]

      [Np, but likely San Francisco, 1870. Broadside, 13 x 8 inches. One horizontal and two vertical folds. Two small closed tears in lower margin. Light wear and soiling. Very good. An interesting petition to the California state legislature from some 155 San Francisco merchant firms calling on the government to create an official port inspector position for the port of San Francisco. The undersigned merchants claim that ship owners sending freight and goods to San Francisco are consistently overstating the weight of the shipments, resulting in higher shipping fees for the local merchants. "Through this system gross frauds have grown up, and the consignees of goods have greatly suffered." They ask that an inspector be assigned to regulate the measurement of goods arriving at the port of San Francisco, to ensure accurate weighing and honest freight charges. No copies listed on OCLC. Rare.

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         Sulla struttura degli epiteli pavimentosi stratificati.

      Rendiconti del Reale Istituto Lombaro, serie II, Voll. III. Fasc. XVI. - Milano 1870, 8, 8 pp., 2 Taf., feiner Pappband. Very rare offprint!"Nodes of Bizzozero in the skin. Another field of interest for Bizzozero concerned the histological structure of the epidermis and, in particular, the points of contact between adjacent cells of the stratum spinosum, erroneously considered at the time to be 'intercellular bridges' that established a cytoplasmic continuity. Bizzozero's attention was captured by some peculiar shapes that he observed in these cells, such that the processes projecting from the adjacent cellular elements met end-to-end in small, dense and dark nodules, later known as 'nodes of Bizzozero'. Bizzozero perceptively concluded that there was no cytoplasmic continuity between these cells, and that the dense nodules that we now call desmosomes or 'connecting bodies' (from the Greek words desmos for 'bond' or 'ligament' and soma for 'body'), were, in fact, bipartite adhesive structures to which both cells contributed. Bizzozero's conclusion was not accepted at the time, owing to the influence of Louis Ranvier, who propounded the opposite idea of cell-to-cell continuity. The definitive resolution of this controversy came with the advent of the electron microscope, which revealed a protoplasmic discontinuity at the level of the intercellular bridges, so confirming Bizzozero's theory." Paolo Mazzarello, Alessandro L. Calligaro & Alberto Calligaro: Timeline: Giulio Bizzozero: a pioneer of cell biology. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 2 (2001/10), pp.776-784See -Bizzozero, G. Delle cellule cigliate del reticolo malpighiano dell'epidermide delle mucose e dei cancroidi. Ann. Univ. Med. 54, 111-118 (1864). Bizzozero, G. Ueber den Bau der geschichteten Plattenepithelien in Le Opere Scientifiche di Giulio Bizzozero 1, 237-243 (Hoepli, Milano, 1905). Bizzozero, G. Sulla struttura degli epiteli pavimentosi stratificati. Arch. Sci. Med. 9, 373-378 (1885). Bucciante, L. Istologia (Cedam, Padova, 1973). Fawcett, D. W. The Cell (W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1981). Zelickson, A. S. Ultrastructure of Normal and Abnormal Skin (Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, 1967).

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         Fine Large Cotton Napkin (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)]

      1870 - with beautifully embroidered crowned VR approximately 2½" x 3¾", the crown is in great detail and the letters have attractive ornamental feathering, the napkin 20¾" x 20" neatly folded in four, no date, circa in excellent condition

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         Twilight Hours in the Adirondacks. The Daily Doings and Several Sayings of Seven Sober, Social, Scientific Students in the Great Wilderness of Northern New York, Variously Versified in Seven Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Seven Lines

      Syracuse: Wynkoops & Leonard, 1870. 8vo. Original albumen photograph portrait of the author mounted on verso of title-page. Steel-engraved frontispiece and additional title. Original green cloth, gilt-decorated on front cover, gilt-lettered on spine. Lightly rubbed; preliminaries lightly chipped at edges. Provenance: Walter T. Avery (signature on title), baseball player for the New York Knickerbockers. With a fine New York provenance, owned by the pioneering baseball player Walter T. Avery, a member of the original Knickerbocker team in 1846. Avery played for the Knickerbockers in the very first baseball game between two different teams on June 19, 1846 at the Elysian Fields in Hoboken. An early photographically-illustrated work - Seneca Ray Stoddard had only started his photographic practice six years earlier. Laid-in is the scarce ephemeral advertisement Circular for the book, 8 pages, opening "In presenting this little volume to the public, I do not deem an apology necessary except to say that the edition was small, calculated only for my relatives and personal friends." It includes printed testimonials by James Johonnot (NY State educator), Franklin B. Hough (scientist, historian and the first chief of the United States Division of Forestry), F. A. Loomis, and others. Homer de Lois Sweet was a poet, as evidenced by the verse in this volume, as well as a surveyor, cartographer and journalist from Pompey, NY in Onondaga County. He was the co-creator with Edwin Merritt of the 36-panel wall map 'The Great Wilderness of Northern New York.' Scarce: OCLC records only two copies (in European libraries); though it more common in the marketplace than this would suggest, it is a notably rare work especially combining the ephemerality of its included Circular with great historical provenance, in this early photographically-illustrated volume.

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         A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS

      Bell 1870 - Second edition, revised with seven extra plates. Six volumes. Royal Octavo. All in original green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration to spine and gilt vignettes on upper cover. A very good set indeed with cloth bright, hinges to a couple of volumes tender and occasional spots of foxing. 365 beautiful hand coloured plates after Benjamin Fawcett. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         JAPANESE HAND-COLORED EARLY ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM.

      [Japan 1870's-1880's, Kashima/Ogawa]. Wood covers, very good 25 hand-colored albumen, each image: ca. 26 x 21, laid down on stiff accordion album leaves, edges gilt, some hinges weak or mended, all images strong, clear, not faded. RARE ! *** *** *** . . . ORIGINAL HAND-COLORD PERIOD PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM . . . *** This is a lovely collection of finely hand-colored albumen images. The images are from western, and southern Japan, from Nikko down to Osaka, and Nagasaki. Albums of these places are not common in the Japanese photographica genre. Thou many are not signed nor identified by their negative numbers, this is clearly the work of some of Japan's excellent and celebrated photographers. . It is entirely possible, this is one of a group of photograph albums covering Japan, this being a second volume, the first probably covered Yokohama and the Tokyo area. . The album begins where the first volume most likely left off. Regardless this is an excellent example of early Japanese photography. . *** The photographers are questionable, however saying this, we have identified some in Bennett [see below] by their negative numbers. Namely #746 attributed to Kashima or Ogawa Kazumasa. Number 454a attributed to Kusakabe; #54 attributed to Ogawa Kazumasa ad Ogawa Sashichi. . * THE NEGAVTIVE NUMBERS: A good portion of these images have negative numbers, most of which are not listed in Bennett. It is a well known fact, that a good number of Japanese negatives were sold, loaned borrowed and exchanged between both foreign and Japanese photographers and photograph studios from the 1860's onwards. Therefore the exact photographer who took the photograph is commonly in question. Though there has been a lot of research and efforts to identify negative numbers, each photographer and photographic studio enhanced, changed or altered the original negative at will to create a system that would match his own needs. This left complete chaos in the field for those of use who would like to truly identify the actual person responsible for taking the photograph. . * This album contains a good number of unidentified photographs, but skillfully taken and composed with a keen eye, we identify: . FROM THE FRONT: 1. Unknown view of a large river with a bridge and lumberyard in the foreground. There is no negative number, it was likely taken near Yokohama or Tokyo along a large river with low hills in the background. Several small boats ply the river. The bridge seems to be built of steel, indicating a Meiji period work. . * 2. [Osaka] Castle and large moat, unidentified, with low mountains in the background. Nicely done with a keen eye. This is confirmed to be Osaka castle, a very similar view is found and is illustrated Zannier [see below] on p.61 as "Moats Osaka" by Felice Beato. . * 3. Typical street scene, a single electric pole in the immediate foreground, with 2-3 other poles in the deep foreground, a few wires go to businesses. A large number of people, rickshaw pullers are in the street, a large majority of people face the photographer who must have been on a very tall ladder, causing a commotion, nevertheless the image is very clear and no loss of focus during exposure. This must be dated around the late 1870's-1880's with the advent of electricity. A small fleck of the photo surface lacking, else clean, a touch of over done red as common in the early Meiji period. . * 4. Numbered in the negative: A382 Tennoji Pagoda, Osaka. This shows a nice two-sided perspective of the pagoda and the background temple building. . * 5. Numbered A 420 Kasuga at Nara. Shows a lovely pathway with four deer, many stone lantern on both sides of the road, thick forest trees. This exact image is found in March, see below, on p.112. . * 6.Numbered A 415 Nigetsudo at Nara. Shows the stone steps up to the shrine, with is stunning architecture. A few people freeze during the photographing. Beautifully composed. . * 7.Numbered 75 Nara Park. This shows a pavilion with three people looking over the lake and red Momiji tree and pine tree. . * 8. Numbered G4 Nagasaki Harbour. This is a stunning view from the hill overlooking the city and harbor. There is a very tall red-brick chimney at the far right, with a smaller one just below that as well, likely a brick or other factory. A large number of vessels including a few which look like foreign ships anchored in the bay. . * 9. Numbered 746 View of Miyajima. This is listed in Bennett by this number, he states the photographers as either Ogawa Kazumasa, or Ogawa Sashichi, with question marks. This image shows the great Torii gate in the water, and the large stone beacon lantern with a young boy petting a deer. This is a famous shrine island just below Hiroshima. . * 10. Numbered B74 Matsushima, Inland Sea [Three view in Japan] Part 1. This sows a large pie tree overlooking the Inland sea, two small islands and three small boats in the lower right, a picturesque scene. . * 11. Numbered A 455 Red Lacquer [Sacred Bridge] Nikko. This is of course a well-known and "classic" image showing the red lacquered bridge. There are a few electric poles in the background making this around 1875-1880's. A similar image is found in March, p.91, see below. . * 12. Numbered 16 Yomeimon Gate, at Nikko. The elaborately colored entrance gate to the grave temples of Japan's Shoguns. . * 13. Numbered 53 Inside Iyemitsu Temple, Nikko. Found in Bennett as number 54. Shows the elaborately designed interior view of the temple and its shrine. . * 14. Numbered I 83 Ganman, Nikko. Probably the work of Ogawa Kazumasa. Shows the rushing river, with a large number of stone Buddha's on the left bank, a single person sits on a huge rock observing the photographer. A similar image is illustrated in March, see below, as found on p.113. . * FROM THE BACK: 15. Numbered P67 Chinese Music. This shows seven musicians each wearing usual hats and playing musical instruments. They stand before a two-story house and bamboo fence. This looks to be in the 1870's. . * 16 Numbered K71 Ino's Meeting [sic for Ainu Meeting].This shows a posed group of seven Ainu. Two are women, five are heavily bearded men. They wear the typical large-patterned thick and heavy Ainu robe. Three are seated in the foreground two hold a bowl the woman a kettle. The four standing at the rear from the left are a man holding a bow and arrow, a woman with tattooed moustache, a man holding a long spear and sword, with animal fur pouch, the last carries a long sword. Although posed, each faces the camera some are barefooted, the freeze for the photographer. A lovely scene of early Ainu, perhaps 1870's. . * 17. Numbered Q84 Cooling Vessel. Shows a large pleasure boat with two rooms for passengers. The crew of three man pole their way along the river, a third man uses the rudder/oar. There are nine passengers enjoying the ride, three sit on the roof, cherry blossoms are on the opposite shore. Pleasure cruise to cool off during the warm spring weather. . * 18. Numbered 1049 in the negative. Hinagata Matsuri or doll festival. Shows the typical stair format display of small dolls, flower arrangements, along with a lovely painted scroll to the left. A young girl sits relaxed before the doll display, with a maid offering Sake on a small tray. Perhaps the girls mother is seen at the left holding a small tray of Sake cups. This kind of doll display was common for "Girls' Day" in May. . * 19. Numbered L74 Funeral Bites On Iralanquin [sic for Funeral Rites on a Palanquin]. Shows a procession of some nineteen people in a parade. Shows two lantern bearers, a Buddhist priest followed by mourners, and carrying a red-roofed palanquin with the deceased, followed by several other mourners, and a woman and child being pulled by a rickshaw. There is a black lacquer box being carried by another person. A two-story house appears in the background. . * 20. No caption. Shows the ceremony of Seppuku [Ritual suicide] after the Samurai has stabbed himself in the guts. Shows the man who saves face by suicide in white [for purity] Kimono, with blood pouring out. The "second" or fried holds his long Katana [sword] at they ready when the pain is unbearable, he will "dispatch" his friend with a single decapitating stroke. Two Shogun officials sit on small chairs and witness the event to confirm the saving of face and courage of the suicide. At the far left, is most likely a close friend or colleague of the person committing suicide, he bows deeply, showing respect. A grim image of Bushido, Japan's Zen code of ethics in practice. Samurai who were guilty of any digression of the code of Bushido were allowed to commit suicide in an effort to reclaim their honor by courageously following the Bushido code by paying for their loss of face by suicide, thus restoring their honor in death. . * 21. Numbered B1179 Carpenter. This shows three carpenters working on posts for house construction. Nicely done. . * 22. Numbered K15 Manufacturing Silk. This shows a girl processing cocoons after boiling to unroll the silk threads and transfer them on the a winding mechanism. The pulley and gear "machine" is made entirely of wooden cogged wheels. Small spindles of silk thread are seen in the foreground. Excellent example of early "technology" in Japan. . * 23. 0 53 Gathering Tea Leaves at Uji, Yamashiro. Shows a large field to Camellia tea bushes, with eight women and their baskets picking young and tender tea leaves. . * 24. Q21 A wooden Mortar for Pounding Rice. Shows a man mounted on a simple machine of long levers to pound and crush rice into Mochi. A typical rural scene with another man in the background wearing a cloth over his head to keep the cold off, and a girl carrying a large basked of rice, she also wears a cloth over her head to ward the cold off. It is nicely decorated with Shibori [tai-dyed indigo-blue]. The scene is in front of two farm houses with thick rice straw roofs. . * 25. Numbered 1532 Entrance of House. This shows two large images of Japanese women nicely dressed in Kimono standing before a doorway with a large and colorful lantern. They are holding hands indicating that probably the older woman at the left is the mother of the girl to the right. The kind and nature of the two different Kimono's indicate this. The whole scene is studio staged, and posed for the photographer. . * 26. Numbered B1154 Dancing Girl Making Paper Birds [sic for Dancing Girl...]. This shows a lovely young girl who holds a large Origami Tsar [crane]. This exact image is found in March on p. 55, see below. . These last two portraits seem to be the work again of Ogawa Kazumasa, who was known for his excellent portraits. . *** HAND-COLORING By and large each image has been delicately hand-colored with a light hand and tender natural-looking colors. With the importation from Germany in the very late Tokugawa-early Meiji period of the aniline red pigment, there was a tendency to overly use this very strong and impressive red too much in Japanese woodblock prints, as well as in some photographs for effect. This is displayed in two or three of these photos, which was common of the period. Otherwise the majority of these photos are tastefully hand-colored in the most tasteful use of color reflecting more of the natural state of nature and those kinds of tender, pastels. . *** CONDITION OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS: Each image is exceptionally clean, bright, solid and without any fading or issues. The album has been brilliantly kept from the light and therefore each image is a stunning and fine example of some of the best photography of the period and hand-coloring. Remarkably, the lack of fading is excellent. The final major point is that each image is clear and focus is stunning. About as good as the day they were hand-made. . *** ALBUM BINDING & CONDITION: The album was formerly bound with cloth covering the wooden boards. This is now gone, small remnants of the old cloth remain inside the covers. The hinges on several have been mended or restored, but due to the slight and typical curve of each thick page, this put pressure on the hinges. Each page is clean and made of thick board. Top and bottom edges are gilt. There is some of the usual old warping to the covers and pages, which is common for this type of wooden album covers. . The album page size is 25.5 x 34 cm., the wooden covers are just slightly larger. . *** A NOTE ABOUT THE PHOTO IMAGES POSTED TO OUR WEBSITE: Due to the fact that we can not place this item flat on our scanner as we don't want to damage the album hinges, we have resorted to our digital camera, which will not photograph as well as the scanner, the colors being far from the original, showing a yellowish-pink tinge due to the nature of man made overhead lights. This is not true color when compared to the originals. . *** REFERENCES: . BENNETT, Terry: EARLY JAPANESE IMAGES: See the notes above for exact citations. * ZANNIER, Italo: LA LEGGENDA DI UN IMPERO: FELICE BEATO E LA SUA SCUOLA FOTOGRAFICA DI YOKOHAMA ALLA SCOPERTA DEL GIAPPONE 1860/1900, see page 71, with caption: "F98 Moats Osaka." * MARCH, Philipp. ed. et al.: THE ADVENTURE OF JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY 1860-1890. Several images from our album are illustrated in this work. See the above for details. * BENNETT, Terry: PHOTOGRAPHY IN JAPAN 1853-1912. * WORSWICK, Clark. ed.: JAPAN: Photographs 1854-1905. * NOTE: Please inquire at our website as we have the above references in stock. . *** .

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         Unbezeichnete kolorierte Lithographie. Darstellung einer "Velocipedfahrt in der Luft"; der Artist fährt mit seinem Veloziped auf dem Hochseil, an einer an der hinteren Achse befestigten Schaukel hält er sicher mit einer Hand eine grazile Artistin fest, die scheinbar mühelos unter dem Seil fliegt. Im Vordergrund betrachtet eine feine Besuchergesellschaft den Vorgang in der Manege, der Hintergrund deutet amerikanische Soldaten mit dem Union Jack an.

      Pest, Laufer, ca. 1870.. Blattgr.: 63 x 77 cm. Das unbezeichnete Plakat zeigt Mitglieder der amerikanischen Gymnastiker-Gesellschaft von C. Merkel, die 1871 im Münchner Zoologischen Garten, damals am Rande des Englischen Gartens gelegen, gastierte. Das Plakat wurde im Zusammenhang mit Plakaten dieser Gesellschaft und deren Münchner Auftritt erworben.

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         Gesamtansicht, von der Nordseite.

      - Litho. m. Tonplatte n. u. v. Emilie Frank ( Druck königl. lith. Anstalt ) b. Döring in Dessau, um 1870, 20 x 31

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         Femme Juive de Tunisie. (Jewish woman of Tunisia).

      c. 1870 - Albumen print on card. Very fine condition. Sheet size: 41 x 51 cm. Image size: 19.5 x 24.5 cm. This photograph shows a young girl in traditional Arabic-Jewish dress. The girl is wearing a fringed garment called an 'izar,' which was worn by Jewish women in the Maghrib region. On her head is a pointed hat known as a 'takayda,' and on her feet are flat, pointed slippers called 'belgha.' She is very richly attired. Her tunic is decorated with floral embroidery and she is also wearing heavily embroidered trousers and decorated slippers. Her hands are covered with rings, earrings hang from her ears, bracelets sit on her wrists and a fine pendant hangs at her neck. An excellent photographic example of Tunisian finery.

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         EROTIC MEIJI JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTED COLOR ALBUM.

      - [Japan ca. 1870]. Small calico cloth covered accordion album 10 x 13 cm., very good, 12 color erotic woodblock prints, with 1 b.w. photo layed down on the verso of an old erotic woodcut print,a bit of the old silver gilt edges left. RARE! The title slip on the cover is somewhat illegible, but possibly can be read: UME TO TORA: PLUM & TIGER. *** *** *** . . WOODBLOCK-COLOR ILLUSTRATED EROTICA . * The contents are nicely done, showing twelve different scenes of love-making prints of a man and a woman. . 1. & 2. Man on top missionary position, shows genital parts. . 3. Man licking her vulva while she holds it open and she licks his penis. . 4. & 5. Man on top making love, they exchange tongue kiss. . 6. A Bonze [Buddhist priest] inserts his fingers into her vulva, while he sucks on her nipple . 7., 8. & 9. Woman is on top, making love, genitals exposed. . 10. 11 & 12. Man is on top, love making, genitals exposed. *** CONDITION: The calico covers are a bit dusty, the accordion folds are solid, not weak or torn. Title slip is rubbed. . Each print is nicely woodblock printed. There is a tiny bit of purple transfer from the end paper on the first & last print. Others clean, * A nice example of Meiji [1867-1912] period printing by a skilled painter & artist. As usual, this work is not signed, this kind of erotically illustrated work was banned by the Shogun. Nevertheless this kind of Shunpon [erotic book] was still widely produced and distributed covertly. . *** *** REFERENCE: NOT LISTED IN: SHIBUI, Kiyoshi.: ESTAMPS EROTIQUES PRIMITIVES DU JAPON:GENROKU KOHANAGA SHU-E . It is not surprising this and a plethora of other Japanese Shunga, Shunpon [Erotic prints & books] are not listed in Shibui. While he lists many, there are even more not listed in his book, or any other reference book on the subject. . Erotic books were "suppressed" by the Tokugawa Shogunate, therefore the majority of these kinds of books & prints were published on the 'black market' and not distributed openly. They remain on the 'fringe' of publication. There were stiff penalties for artists, block cutters and publishers of this category of woodblock printed work. . ***

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         The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales.

      Thomas Gee, Denbigh 1870 - Denbigh: Thomas Gee, 1870 2nd ed, VG+, small 4to. Collected out of ancient manuscripts. To which has been added Additional notes upon the Gododin, and An English translation of the Laws of Howell the Good; Also An Explanatory chapter on Ancient British Music by John Thomas. In full early 20c calf in a tooled box style, corners and edges a little worn. Spine, raised bands, ink tooling, titles in gilt to maroon morocco label, edges rubbed. Internally, decorative gilt tooling to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, [5], (vi-xii), [3], [1], 2-1247 pp, [3], (interesting list of subscribers, and adverts), in both English and Welsh, double columns per page, dedicated not to one but to three persons! Always useful! The subscribers list is split between the front and rear of the text block. A lovely copy! (Graesse 642. Brunet 1982. Allibone 1702 for the earlier version)JONES, OWEN (Owain Myfyr; 1741-1814), a skinner in London and one of the most prominent figures in the literary life of Wales at the end of the 18th cent, and the beginning of the next.WILLIAMS, EDWARD (Iolo Morganwg) 1747-1826; a poet and antiquary.PUGHE, WILLIAM OWEN (1759-1835), lexicographer, grammarian, editor, antiquary, and poet.THOMAS , JOHN ( Pencerdd Gwalia ; 1826 - 1913 ), musician. See NLW WBO for a full Bio of those listed above.

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         No Treason, No VI, The Constitution of No Authority

      1870. Did the Civil War Nullify the U.S. Constitution? Spooner, Lysander [1808-1887]. No Treason. No. VI. The Constitution of No Authority. Boston: Published by the Author, 1870. 59 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-3/4"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Light shelfwear and toning, faint vertical crease through center. A few brief contemporary annotations to text, interior otherwise clean. A well-preserved copy of a scarce title. $650. * First edition. One of the most colorful American reformers of the nineteenth century, Spooner is remembered for his abolitionist activities, challenge to the U.S. Post Office with his American Letter Mail Company and his contributions to libertarian and anarchist thought. No Treason. No. 6 is final title in a series of pamphlets critical of the legality of Federal actions during the Civil War. In this lengthy essay, Spooner argues that the Constitution was a contract that had been irreparably violated during the war and was thus void. Furthermore, since the government now existing under the Constitution pursued coercive policies that were contrary to Natural Law and to the consent of the governed, it had been demonstrated that document was unable to adequately stop many abuses against liberty or to prevent tyranny from taking hold. Spooner bolstered his argument by noting that the Federal government, as established by a legal contract, could not legally bind all persons living in the nation since none had ever signed their names or given their consent to it; That consent had always been assumed, thus failing the most basic burdens of proof for a valid contract in the courtroom. Spooner widely circulated the No Treason pamphlets, which also contained a legal defense against the crime of treason itself intended for former Confederate soldiers (hence the name of the pamphlet, arguing that "no treason" had been committed in the war by the south). These excerpts were published in DeBow's Review and other well known southern periodicals of the time. OCLC locates 1 copy in a law library (Social Law).

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         Lucian Reich, Ölstudie, monogrammiert, Hüfingen, Schwarzwald

      1870 - LUCIAN REICH, Hüfingen 1817 - 1900, "Mutter mit Kind, Tauben fütternd", Öl auf Leinwand, Rechts unten monogrammiert, Größe: 18 x 13,5 cm, Rahmengröße: 33 x 29 cm, Alter Rahmen, Der Rahmen ist kein Bestandteil des Angebotes, wird aber kostenlos mitgeliefert. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa € 20,-, Welt € 35,-

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         A Complete Treatise on Cast and Wrought Iron Bridge Construction, including Iron Foundations. In three parts: theoretical, practical and descriptive

      London, Lockwood, 1870 [third edition, carefully revised and considerably enlarged]/ [1857]. Very large quarto, two volumes (one of text, the other of plates). Volume 1: xvi, 264, [2] (list of other works by the author) pages plus 8 plates (5 folding), 9 diagrams (2 folding) and a large albumen paper photograph frontispiece (203 x 257 mm, with the top slightly arched) of the Royal Albert Bridge over the River Tamar, Saltash, with one girder raised - the bridge is by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, THE PHOTOGRAPH IS BY ROGER FENTON. Volume 2: [vi] pages plus 98 engraved plates (95 of them double-page, the other 3 of them three-page) and a tinted lithographic frontispiece of the Taptee Viaduct, India. Original half morocco and stippled cloth; leather a little rubbed, with trifling surface loss; spines a little marked and unevenly sunned, with a neatly closed short tear to the head of the front hinge of the first volume; one long clean tear to one of the three-page plates expertly repaired; tiny blank corner piece torn from one plate; small pale tidemark to one leading margin; contemporary Government departmental stamp on each half-title; new endpapers in the first volume; an excellent set (internally, virtually untouched). All of the plates in the second volume relate to specific bridges: one double-page plate gives details of the 'Bridge over Salt Water River, Melbourne and Williams Town Railway, Victoria' (and one of the diagrams in the first volume shows its curve of strains).

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         Chapters and Speeches on the Irish Land Question. London, Longman

      1870 - First Edition. 8vo, [iv], 125, [3]pp, original cloth, uncut, lettered in gilt on upper cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Baumkirchen.

      Lavierte Tuschfederzeichnung. Blattgröße ca. 15,5 x 20 cm Darstellung 10 x 15,5 cm. Undeutlich signiert (E. Schw[arz?]). - Vermutlich Vorzeichnung für die 1870 in Ansichten aus der Steiermark (Graz, A. Leykam's Erben) erschienene anonyme Lithographie mit der identen Ansicht und im identen Format (vgl. Nebehay/W. 51, 2). - Ränder etw. unregelmäßig beschnitten u. mit zwei Nadeleinstichen an den oberen Ecken. Zwei Ecken m. kl. Knick. Etw. fleckig. -

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         Journal of a landscape painter in Corsica.

      London: Robert John Bush 1870 - Large 8vo (26 x 18 cm). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY, xvi, 272pp., map, 40 wood-engraved plates and 40 wood-engraved illustrations, all from originals by Edward Lear, by J.D. Cooper, Pibaraud, Pegard, Pannemaker and Badoureau, original brown cloth by W. Bone & Son with their ticket, covers blocked in blind, title and imprint in gilt on the spine, uncut, occasional light spotting; covers lightly soiled, head and foot of spine and corners lightly bumped, an excellent copy. The presentation inscription reads "To Hubert Leigh Bennett Esqr & Mrs Leigh Bennett. / from Edward Lear. Sanremo, April / the twenty tooth. 1879" and beneath his name on the title, the author has added a list six of his other books. A fine author's presentation copy of the first edition of this charming work in which the great landscape artist (and author of the famous Nonsense Rhymes) illustrates and describes "the nature of the landscape in those portions of Corsica in which [he] travelled" (preface). San Remo was Lear's base during later life, the climate suited his weak constitution, and it was a useful starting point for his various painting expeditions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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         Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes By the Author of 'Ashtaroth'

      Melbourne, Clarson, Massina and Co., 1870. Octavo, 103, [1] (colophon) pages. Blind-decorated brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover; cloth lightly marked, scuffed and bumped, with minor wear to the extremities; contemporary ownership signature on the front flyleaf; light marginal pencil marks to three pages; overall, an excellent copy. This copy is extra-illustrated with an accomplished and engaging original watercolour (98 x 178 mm) showing two stockmen on horseback in pursuit of a dingo. It has been mounted on the verso of the half-title and presented within a black ink border as a frontispiece. It is signed and dated in the image 'Chas H. Angas / 80', with a caption in ink below the border in the artist's hand: '" --- we ran the dingo down that gave us such a chase" ... Page 14, "The Sick Stockrider"'. There is a little discolouration of the glue, but this has minimal impact on the painting itself. Charles Howard Angas (1861-1928) was a grandson of George Fife Angas. His father was John Howard Angas; George French Angas was his uncle. We have handled a number of his watercolours, including coursing scenes in a similar style. Of course, the book on its own is significant too, not least for the part it plays in the short and ultimately tragic life of Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-1870). 'On 23 June 1870 his "Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes" was published and Henry Kendall showed him a proof copy of the enthusiastic review he had written. At dawn the next morning Gordon went to the beach at Brighton and shot himself' (Australian Dictionary of Biography).

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         Ludwig Passini: Markusplatz in Venedig (Originalzeichnung)

      1870 - Aquarell auf Papier. 42,5 x 52,5 cm. Provenienz: Nachlass des Künstlers

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         The Mystery Of Edwin Drood. With Twelve Illustrations by S. L. Fildes, and a Portrait.

      London Chapman and Hall 1870 - First edition, first issue, 8vo., portrait frontispiece, etched vignette title page, [i-v], vi-vii [viii] [1], 2-190 [191-192] pp., a few spots to upper margins of first few pages, even age-toning otherwise very good indeed, near contemporary half crimson calf over marbled boards gilt, matching endpapers and edges, a little rubbed at extremities and professionally replaced lettering-piece to spine; a handsome copy. With all the first issue points such as 'Tower' for Town in first two lines of page 1. This copy with title-page imprint 'Boston/Fields, Osgood & Co.', only two previous recorded copies, according to Eckel, Chapman and Hall furnished the principal material for the American edition and the American engraved title-page evidently was inadvertently bound with these English copies (See Eckel, First Editions, p. 98 and Harold Mortlake Catalogue No. 130.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Library Shakespeare. [The Works of.] Illustrated by Nearly Eight Hundred Superb Engravings From Original Designs, By Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank, and R. Dudley.

      W. Mackenzie n.d. circa 1870 - 4to., nine volumes, numerous plates and illustrations by Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank & R. Dudley, many in colour, with A.L.s from John Gilbert tipped-in on front endpaper, a little, light scattered spotting to some endpapers and blank plate rectos, otherwise bright and clean, publisher's gilt and embossed pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, a little rubbed, in all an excellent set. Sir John Gilbert, R. A. (1817 – 1897), English artist, renowned for his illustrations and woodcuts drawn for the Illustrated London News. He produced numerous artworks for nearly all the important English poets, including Shakespeare, becoming president of the Old Water-Colour Society in 1871. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A monograph of the phasianidae or family of the pheasants.

      New York published for the Author -1872 1870 - First edition. 2 volumes, large folio (ca. 62 x 50 cm). 2pp. subscriber's list , 79 fine hand-coloured lithographic plates (including 1 folding plate of feathers) after Joseph Wolf by Joseph Smit (58) or John Gerrard Keulemans (21), printed by M. & N. Hanhart and P.W.M. Trap, coloured by J.D. White, 2 tinted lithographic plates by and after Smit, on India paper mounted. Contemporary full burgundy morocco gilt, covers with elaborate gilt border composed from fillets and decorative rolls, spines gilt in compartments with raised bands, gilt turn-ins; a bit rubbed, rebacked retaining original spines. One of the most splendid of Elliot's great monographs, and a rare American contribution to this impressive class of books. Issued in 6 parts between June 1870 and October 1872, A Monograph of the Phasianidae is described by Sitwell as "the equal in every way to any work by Gould". The magnificent size and beautiful colouring of the plates after Joseph Wolf's drawings reflect the importance which Elliot attached to the Phasianidae. Of all the families in the ornithological system, he regarded it as the one most vital to the human race, "containing within it the species that afford food for thousands of mankind, and also those which are the original source of all the domestic poultry met with throughout the civilized world." He generously dedicated the work "To my friend Joseph Wolf", calling his "unrivalled talent . its chief attraction." Anker 130; Fine Birds Books (1990), p. 95; T. Keulemans & J. Coldewey Feathers to brush. John Gerrard Keulemans 1982, p.61; Nissen IVB 295; Wood p. 331; Zimmer p. 206. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Costumes suisses. [Sammlung von 22 Originalphotographien].

      Maenedorf [Männedorf], T. Richard, o. J. [ca. 1870] Tlw. fünffarbig handkolorierte tlw. farb. Originalphotographien (8.5 x 6 cm) auf kart. Trägern (10.5 x 6 cm); die Legenden mit handkolorierten Kantonswappen, Auf lose kart. Träger montierte Originalphotographien in (gold-)geprägter Lwd.-Schmuckkassette, Etwas gebogen (produktionsbedingt), tlw. etw. ausgeblichen, Träger tlw. etw. gebräunt; die Karte Neuenburg mit horizontalem Knick. Kassette tlw. fleckig u. min. berieben. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar. Enthalten sind die folgenden Photographien von Frauen in den Trachten der Kantone Aargau. Appenzell. Basel. Bern - Brienz. Genf. Glarus. Graubünden. Luzern (2 Karten mit 2 Sujets). Neuenburg. Nidwalden. St. Gallen. Schaffhausen. Schwyz. Solothurn. Tessin. Thurgau. Uri. Waadt. Wallis. Zürich und Zug. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Allgemein Photographie - Orig.-Photographie Volkskunde Mode

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         Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with] Through The Looking Glass With Forty-Two Illustrations by John Tenniel [and] With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel

      London MacMillan & Co. & 1872 1870 - 8vo., early editions, ('Twenty-Fifth Thousand' & 'Twenty-Eigth Thousand), illustrated with a total of ninety-two line illustrations by John Tenniel, faded contemporary ink ownership to half-title of second volume, dated 1872, modern full red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, double gilt panelled, gilt devices to spine panels and front covers, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt, even fading to spines, preserved in a cloth slip-case, a fine and handsome set. Early editions, the first title published four years following the first edition in 1866, the second title first published earlier the same year; with the original and distinctive Tenniel illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         THE POETICAL WORKS, select edition.

      Edinburgh A and C Black. no date circa 1870. - 6 volumes, small octavo 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches- MAUCHLINE WARE boards with tartan designs transferred from paper onto sycamore boards with gilt morocco spines, gilt edges. One with the tartan of Prince Charlie and the other five all with the McDuff tartan. All contained in a recent velvet lined box with a glass top. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         DEUTSCHES MAGAZIN FÜR GARTEN- UND BLUMENKUNDE Eight Volumes

      Stuttgart; 1870-1876 and 1878: Verlag von Gustav Weise. Hard Cover. 8 vols.(2 tall octavo, 6 quarto), bound in ¾ black morocco over marbled covered boards, raised bands with title and date within two compartments gilts, bands decorated in gilt. Contents include 119 full page color and black & white illustrations which includes; 12 double page color plates, 74 single page color plates, 23 black & white plates and 1 color double page garden map layout and several textual black & white illustrations. Bindings are quite handsome, with raised bands, decorated in gilt; internally clean and bright; color plates with extremely vibrant colors. A very nice collection of this German gardening only lacking the year 1877 for the run. Publication of this magazine began in the 1840s.

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         Black's General Atlas of the World, American Edition, Embracing the Latest Discoveries, New Boundaries, and Other Changes

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1870. Hardcover. Good. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. 102 p. Large (elephant folio) atlas published in 1870, the year after the completion of the transcontinental railroad. With over 60 maps mostly of the countries of the world, but also with some others such as one of the ancient world and one of the Solar System, Seasons and Mariner's Compass; there is a concentration on maps of the USA (approximately half of the volume). The atlas has been collated and all maps are present. The year this atlas was published there were still distinct maps for: Prussia and the North German Confederation; the South German States; Denmark, Sleswick, and Holstein; Turkey in Europe, Persia, Afghanistan, and Beloochistan, among other entities and political lines which have shifted over time. The publishing firm of Adam and Charles Black was founded ca. 1808 by Adam Black, a bookseller by trade (Charles was his nephew, whom he took into the company) - the firm eventually published several editions of the Encyclopedia Britannica and Sir Walter Scott's Waverly novels. ***DESCRIPTION: Half-red leather over red pebbled cloth boards, gilt lettering and American Eagle device in gilt on the front, gilt lettering and rules on the spine, all edges gilt, light yellow endpapers, a 32-page Introduction done in letterpress, each map was tipped onto a linen stub (so that double-page maps may be viewed in their entirety), the volume closes with a 70-page Index; all maps are present; elephant folio in size (approximately 17.5" tall). ***CONDITION: Overall good, some professional work was done to reattach the text block to the original binding; the text block is now strong and sturdy, as are the hinges. The binding is well rubbed and somewhat soiled, with the boards showing through the bottom edges, the joints are worn but not cracked, there is scattered, minor old dampstaining, and fore-edge of Map 56 is well worn at the edges (the page had detached; it is re-attached but the edgewear shows, with some closed tears extending into the bottom fore-edge corner of the map); several maps had short tears in the margins which were also repaired. Generally better than most atlases of this age and size. ***POSTAGE: Please note that due to the large size and weight of this book additional postage will need to apply; we are happy to ship to both domestic and international addresses at cost, please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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         Poems

      First edition. 8vo., original dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges uncut. London, F.S. Ellis.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Black's General Atlas of the World, American Edition, Embracing the Latest Discoveries, New Boundaries, and Other Changes

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1870. Hardcover. Good. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. 102 p. Large (elephant folio) atlas published in 1870, the year after the completion of the transcontinental railroad. With over 60 maps mostly of the countries of the world, but also with some others such as one of the ancient world and one of the Solar System, Seasons and Mariner's Compass; there is a concentration on maps of the USA (approximately half of the volume). The atlas has been collated and all maps are present. The year this atlas was published there were still distinct maps for: Prussia and the North German Confederation; the South German States; Denmark, Sleswick, and Holstein; Turkey in Europe, Persia, Afghanistan, and Beloochistan, among other entities and political lines which have shifted over time. The publishing firm of Adam and Charles Black was founded ca. 1808 by Adam Black, a bookseller by trade (Charles was his nephew, whom he took into the company) - the firm eventually published several editions of the Encyclopedia Britannica and Sir Walter Scott's Waverly novels.***DESCRIPTION: Half-red leather over red pebbled cloth boards, gilt lettering and American Eagle device in gilt on the front, gilt lettering and rules on the spine, all edges gilt, light yellow endpapers, a 32-page Introduction done in letterpress, each map was tipped onto a linen stub (so that double-page maps may be viewed in their entirety), the volume closes with a 70-page Index; all maps are present; elephant folio in size (approximately 17.5" tall).***CONDITION: Overall good, some professional work was done to reattach the text block to the original binding; the text block is now strong and sturdy, as are the hinges. The binding is well rubbed and somewhat soiled, with the boards showing through the bottom edges, the joints are worn but not cracked, there is scattered, minor old dampstaining, and fore-edge of Map 56 is well worn at the edges (the page had detached; it is re-attached but the edgewear shows, with some closed tears extending into the bottom fore-edge corner of the map); several maps had short tears in the margins which were also repaired. Generally better than most atlases of this age and size.***POSTAGE: Please note that due to the large size and weight of this book additional postage will need to apply; we are happy to ship to both domestic and international addresses at cost, please contact us for details.***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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