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        Letter sent during the Franco-Prussian War from Paris to Lascelle, France, in a manned balloon

      Paris, France, October 21, 1870. 4" x 5". "Autograph Letter Signed ""Ch Pierret,"" in French, 2p, 4' x 5"", front & verso, on integral preprinted ""PAR BALLON MONTE"" leaf addressed to ""Madam Pierret / Lascelle par Aurillac / (Cantal)."" Paris, October 21, 1870. Not translated. Narrow mounting strip at the joint of the address leaf and the first page of the letter. Fine condition.20c French postage stamp affixed, postmarked Paris, October 24, 1870, at Aurillac on November 1st and at Lascelle November 2, 1870 - a balloon flight of 13 days from Paris to Aurillac, an extra day to Mme Pierret in Lascelle.About 300 miles directly south of Paris, Lascelle is a commune in the Cantal department in the Auvergne region of south central France. Aurillac is the capital of Cantal.The Siege of Paris lasted from September 19, 1870, to January 28, 1871, and the capture of Paris by Prussian forces, led to the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War. Following the defeat of Emperor Napoleon III in September 1870, the French Second Empire collapsed, replaced, on February 17, 1871, by the French Third Republic at war with the newly formed German Reich ruled by Kaiser Wilhelm I who was proclaimed German Emperor at Versailles, in conquered France, on January 18, 1871 . Balloons were used to transport mail from Paris during the Siege. Unguided mail balloons were released from Paris to communicate with outside world. As the Prussian forces surrounded the city, telegraph lines were cut and messengers were captured, shot or turned back. BALLON MONTE (manned balloon) flights were used."

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        Reynard the Fox. After the German version of Goethe by Thomas James Arnold. With illustrations by Wilhelm von Kaulbach.

      New York, Stroefer, 1870. - Folio. (6), 236, (2)pp. With engr. illustrated title, 36 engr. plates and numerous text-illustrations (vignettes, head and tail pieces). Orig. red half calf, gilt, a.e.g., in later slip-case. Bound by Francois Vité, Berlin. - Spine and corners rubbed. Otherwise a very good and clean copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theriaki and Their Last Dose: Letters of Fitz Hugh Ludlow and Others, to Dr. Samuel B. Collins, Relating to the Most Wonderful Medical Discovery of the Age

      Chicago: np, 1870. Hardcover. 8vo. 76 pages. Original blue polished calf, titled in gilt on front cover, a gilt leafy border (some light rubbing). FIRST EDITION of this scarce work on opium addiction: we find no copies at auction or in the trade according to online databases. Within twenty years of the arrival of the first Chinese in the United States, opium smoking had begun to spread. It was reported by Dr. harry Hubbell Kane that the first American smoked opium in 1868, making this work a very early study of the drug's presence in the US. Samuel Collins opened a clinic to treat opium addicts and published this early pamphlet, and more in the coming years, on his treatment. "Theriaki" was a term used to define an "opium eater," and is found in the works of Balzac and other 19th-century writers.

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        Flötenspieler" originale Bleistiftzeichnung auf festem Malpapier ca.39x33cm; verso von fremder Hand handschriftlich bezeichnet; um 1870

      - Beiliegend Photoexpertise von Werner Moritz (Verfasser des Buches: Johann Sperl. 1840 - 1914; Rosenheimer Verlagshaus 1990). Das frühe Blatt etwas knitterfaltig, mit kleineren Randläsuren, angestaubt und am unteren Blattrand mit alt hinterlegtem Einriß.

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        The Story of the Volsungs & Niblungs with Certain Songs from the Elder Edda.

      Crown 8vo. Bound by Burn and Co. in original dark green cloth, the upper and lower boards gilt-stamped with a design by Philip Webb of marigolds and curling leafy stems, birds and flowers, the spine lettered in gilt and decorated with a design incorporating gilt-stamped rabbits, birds and leaves; pp. xx, 275, [4, advertisements]; 3mm. hole to the cloth of the lower board, spotting to the endpapers, otherwise a bright, clean copy. Provenance: Inscribed in pencil to the recto of the ffep 'G. Burne-Jones'. Georgiana Burne-Jones was the wife of Edward Burne-Jones and close friends with William Morris. First edition, of which 750 copies were printed. Forman 28; Lemire A-6.01.

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        A la guerre comme a la guerre. Variantes lithographiques, sur le thême bien connu: Ah! quel plaisir d'être Soldat.

      Paris: Aubert & Cie. ND c 1870 - Oblong 4to. (27 x 34 cm.). Original green green pictorial boards. Spine and endpapers neatly renewed boards rubbed at extremities, contents very goood. 31 hand-coloured lithographed plates, including title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pen and Ink Sketches of the Life of a "Griffin" in India.

      [c.1870] - Landscape quarto (230 × 289 mm). Contemporary red morocco-grained skiver, matching cloth, initials gilt to the front board, marbled endpapers. A little rubbed and soiled, with some light restoration on the joints, light browning throughout, some off-setting from the illustrations to the facing leaves, first two leaves with short splits to the fore-edge, repaired, overall very good. 32 caricature sketches on 14 leaves, 8 full-page, the remaining 6 leaves divided into 4 panels, all with descriptive text on the versos of the previous leaf facing. The misadventures of a newly-arrived "Griffin" or young military officer in India in the mid-nineteenth century - drunken sports in the Mess, misunderstandings of local customs, outflankings by native servants, all very good-humoured and self-deprecatory. Similar to Charles D'Oyly's Tom Raw for the earlier part of the century. Charles Talbot Davenport (1848-1919) purchased a lieutenancy in the 83rd (County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot, later the Royal Irish Rifles, in 1867, he retired in 1881 as Paymaster with the rank of Major. This lively, and highly-detailed, if slightly naïve series of cartoons chronicle the typical experiences of a young officer in India. Inscribed, over his initials, by the artist on verso of the front free endpaper; "To my Grandson O[rmus] N[eville] T[albot] Davenport, at the request of Rose Dartnell - to whom and for whom these drawings were done by Charles Talbot Davenport when he first soldiered in India". An amusing ramble through the Raj with a somewhat bumbling, but engaging guide. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Tables et Gueridon S & Cie 11. Warenkatalog mit ca. 190 photographierten Louis XV - und Louis XVI-Möbeln

      Ohne Ortsangabe, ev. Paris, o. J. (ev. um 1870 - 97 Seiten (davon 24 ohne Photos) mit ca. 190 Orig.-Photographien. Folio (Format ca. 42x37 cm), Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rücken. Fulminanter Warenkatalog eines uns unbekannten wohl französischen Möbelherstellers ev. französischer Nachbauten von Louis XV- und Louis XVI-Tischen und Beistelltischen! Der uns unbekannte Photograph hat 330 Möbelstücke, die wir in der Machart dem berühmten französischen Möbelhersteller Paul Sormani zuschreiben, werbewirksam photographiert. Alle Möbelstücke mit beigestellten vierstelligen Seriennummern. Entweder handelt es sich um einen Warenkatalog, was für die etwas schlichte Einbandart und der robusten Klammerbindung sprechen würde, oder es handelt sich um eine Bestandaufnahme einer wirklich kostbaren Sammlung ev. adeligen Ursprungs. Der Rücken ist mit dem Firmeninitial S & Cie goldgeprägt und mit der Nummer 11 versehen, was darauf deuten läßt, daß es wirklich eine unglaubliche Sammlung gewesen sein muß! Die Photos in unterschiedlichen Größen, auf großen Kartons fest montiert. Paul Sormani (1817-1877) war einer der führenden Möbelhersteller des 19. Jahrhundert, in dem besonders ab den 1850er Jahren durch den Modespleen der französischen Kaiserin Eugenie und Frau von Napoleon III. eine Rückbesinnung auf die ausgehende Rokokozeit in Möbelfragen Frankreich geradezu überflutete und Ebenisten wie Paul Sormani für steten Nachschub sorgen mußten. Das handwerkliche Können hinter dieser Mamutaufgabe ist aber bis heute unerreicht! Sormanis Nachbauten erzielen bis heute in Versteigerungen weltweit größter Auktionshäuser wie Sotheby`s oder Christie`s Höchstpreise! Die Präsentation in diesem Katalog deuten darauf hin, daß der mit der Photographie beauftragte Photograph sich alle Mühe geben mußte und die Möbel wirkungsvoll ausgeleuchtet hat! Hier handelt es sich also um ein Unikat, daß einen tiefen Einblick in die hohe Handwerkskunst französischer Ebenisten wiedergibt, auch wenn wir den entgültigen Nachweis nicht liefern können, trotz intensiver Recherche, nach der wir der Ansicht sind, vergleicht man die Arbeiten von Sormani mit unseren Photos, daß es sich durchaus um seine Arbeiten handeln könnte, daß es sich zumindest um Arbeiten französischer Kunsthandwerker von allerhöchster Qualität handeln muß! - Einige Photos etwas ausgeblichen, vereinzelte leichtere Knickspuren, der Einband berieben, in den Gelenken teils mit neueren etwas schmucklosen Gewebebändern verstärkt, mit marmorierten Vorsatzblättern, der Rücken teils etwas beschabt, die Ecken gestaucht, insg. wohlerhalten! - The album measures a hugh 42cm x 37cm. 97 pages of which only 24 are blank both sides, with approximately 190 individual photographs varying in sizes pasted on to the pages some pages front and back. Illustrating approximately 330 pieces of furniture. Looking at the style of the photography, the era of the furniture and the binding style of the album, raised bands and font etc I would expect this to date between 1870 and 1900. - There was a very important manufacturer of this type of high quality Louis XV and XVI inspired 19th century furniture called Paul Sormani but his pieces were signed Sormani el Fils (and son). The quality is astounding throughout. This could be a manufacturers catalogue that was on display at one of the many furniture expositions during the mid to late Victorian Era, and the fact that this vast volume is numbered 11 would suggest that there were other volumes preceding this and succeeding. Another explanation for this could be that this is a photographic catalogue for an important collection of furniture possibly a Royal Collection or a collection relating to someone clearly of importance. We have found that the way these pieces are displayed with four digit numbers and letters is exactly how for example a royal collection of furniture I was researching was catalogued, and also some of the photographs have numbers as high as 6000 which would suggest a vast collection. On the whole this is clearly a ve [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 2.Auflage, 17 Bände, 1870-1873

      Bibliographisches Institut 1870-1873, Hildburghausen - Meyers Neues Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Wörterbuch des allgemeinen Wissens. Neuer Stereotyp-Abdruck der Zweiten gänzlich umgearbeiteten Auflage (beendigt 1867). 17 Bände (Grundlexikon A-Z, Registerband & der häufig fehlende Special-Supplement). Hildburghausen, Bibliographisches Institut, 1870-1873. Exemplar mit in den Bänden eingebundenen, über 200 (teils farbigen, teilweise doppelseitigen) Illustrationen. Original-Halbledereinbände. Rücken mit Goldprägungen. Dreiseitig (sehr schöner) farbiger Pfauenbuchschnitt. Wie auch den 22 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, ist das Leder der Buchrücken & Außengelenke unterschiedlich stark berieben, teils die Goldprägungen etwas verblasst. Dort allerdings keine der sonst häufig anzutreffenden Einrisse, Fehlstellen oder dgl. Der Buchschnitt ist noch sehr schön erhalten. Ecken & Kanten bestoßen. Buchdeckel mit geringer Bereibung; einige wenige etwas mehr, der Registerband dort an einer Stelle ein Stück beschabt. Alles fest eingebunden. Keine losen oder fehlenden Seiten. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Textseiten zumeist ohne Fleckigkeit, gelegentlich (papierbedingt) gebräunt. Karten & Tafeln sowie erste & letzte Seiten (Titel, Vorsätze etc.) teils etwas fleckig. Eine Seite & eine Karte am Rand ein Stück eingerissen; eine Seite an der unteren (offenbar früher abgerissenen) Ecke ein Stück professionell ersetzt & daher etwas Textverlust (s. Bild 12). Auch aufgrund der Vollständigkeit - da alles im Kern zu dieser Auflage Erschienene (incl. den in den Bänden enthaltenen Illustrationen) umfassend - interessantes Exemplar. 35000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.776-784 - - See - - 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). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LÜBECK. "Lübeck". Gesamtansicht von einem erhöhten Standpunkt über die Trave mit vielen Schiffen.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Frühsorge, um 1870, 35 x 59,5 cm. Carl Frühsorge schuf in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts eine Reihe großformatiger Gesamtansichten deutscher Städte in der Art von Gustav Frank. - Im Rand gering berieben. Selten.

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        LA POSTE PAR PIGEONS VOYAGEURS, SOUVENIR DU SIÉGE DE PARIS, SPÉCIMEN IDENTIQUE D'UNE DES PELLICULES DE DÉPÈCHES PORTÉES À PARIS PAR PIGEONS VOYAGEURS.

      Tours-Bordeaux: [Typographie Lahure, Paris], 1870-1871. First edition. Dagron. 12mo., 24 pp. Illustrated stiff paper wrappers. Original orange wrappers are moderately soiled with the signature of a previous owner neatly written on the top margin. Occasional traces of light foxing, a very good copy with fragments of the original microfilm laid-in. Prudent René Patrice Dagron, was a prominent Parisian photographer who by 1860 was making microscopically sized photographs. During the Franco-German War of 1870, he applied his ingenuity to make microscopically reduced negatives of dispatches to be transmitted back and forth from Paris to Tours; these tiny pieces of gelatin film were rolled and inserted in quills that were attached to the wings of carrier pigeons. Most copies lack the original microfilm specimen, it is included here. Truthful Lens #42.

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        The Practical and Devotional Family Bible/The Holy Bible/ Containing the Old And New Testaments/ According To The Authorised Version/ With The Marginal Readings and Original And Parallel References Printed at Length/ And The/ Commentaries of Henry and Scott condensed by the Rev. John McFarlane

      Glasgow/London: William Collins, 1870. Hardcover. Very Good. 13" x 10. Undated circa 1870s. Folio 13" x 10" x 3". Decorative brass bound edges both front and rear. Two decorative brass clasps. Dark brown full Morocco heavily tooled with gilt decoration both front rear and spine. Some wear to front board and wear to tip and tail of spine. All gilt edges, reinforced gutters. Numerous colour illustrations in chromo-lithography, also coloured maps and full page steel engravings. All books of Old and New Testament, Scriptum Chronolgy, Alphabetical Table of the Proper Names, Biblical Antiquities, Biblical Cyclopaedia, The Psalms of David. [944pp], [288pp], [12pp], [28pp], [48pp], [55pp]. This is very heavy book and additional carriage will be required for delivery outside the UK.

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        Histoire de la magie du monde surnaturel et de la fatalité à travers les temps et les peuples

      Paris, Furne, Jouvet & Cie éditeurs, s.d : (1870), Fort volume in/4 reliure demi - chagrin vert, dos à nerfs à fleurons et titre dorés, doré trois tranches, illustrations in et 16 hors - texte, 666 p., 1 f. Un coin inférieur légèrement amorti ; feuillets très propres sans aucune rousseur. Rare pour un ouvrage du 19è ! Bibliotheca esoterica p. 81., notice 738. Caillet p. 289 t.3, dit de cet ouvrage : ?devenu rare, constitue une véritable encyclopédie de l'occultisme. - La Kabbale, la magie les mystères antiques, la franc - maçonnerie et les sociétés secrètes, la sorcellerie, ... y sont longuement passées en revue ... La partie astrologique y est plus spécialement développée et renferme des documents de premier ordre. Ce magnifique travail est incontestablement unique en son genre.? relié Bon état

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        Essai sur les Comores.

      A. Saligny, Imprimeur du Gouvernement, Pondichéry 1870 - In-8 de (8)-307 pp., demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs. Par Alfred Gevrey, Procureur impérial à Pondichéry. Envoi autographe signé. « Pendant un séjour de plus de deux ans à Mayotte, chef-lieu des Etablissements français dans le canal de Mozambique, j'avais entrepris de recueillir la matière d'une étude sur cette île et les trois autres Comores (.). Ce sont mes notes que je réunis ici sous le titre d'Essai sur les Comores. Puisse ce modeste essai ajouter quelques faits nouveaux aux excellentes notices qui ont été publiées sur ces îles, et contribuer à faire connaître un petit pays, trop vanté, trop décrié, auquel le percement de l'isthme de Suez, la tranformation de la marine marchande, et l'établissement de relations régulières avec la côte d'Afrique, peuvent donner une sérieuse importance ». Très rare. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage Round the World of HMS Beagle, Under the Command of Captain Fitz Roy. New Edition

      London: John Murray, 1870. 8vo. x, 519, (1) pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, the binders' ticket of Edmonds & Remnants to the rear pastedown. Neatly recased, some light wear to the extremities, very good. "It is impossible to overrate the influence of the voyage on Darwin's career: it was both his education and his opportunity" (ODNB). Freeman, 22.

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        Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut

      Lemerre, Paris 1870 - Un volume in-12 plein maroquin blond mosaïqué. Plats décorés d'éventails doés en écoinçon, d'un large encadrement ornés de petits fers dorés en spirales et réservant un compartiment central quadrilobé ; dos à nerfs très orné, pièces de titre brune et de date verte ; large dentelle intérieure ; toutes tranches dorées ; couvertures et dos conservés ; étui. Reliure pastiche du XVIIIe siècle signée de Cuzin.L'un des 50 exemplaires sur Chine, illustré d'un portrait par Bracquemont, en deux états, d'un frontispice et 4 figures de Chauvet et auxquels ont été ajoutés un ensemble de 43 pièces : 1) La suite complète des 8 figures de Gravelot et Pasquier de l'édition de Paris 1753, épreuves remontées au format. 2) La suite complète des 8 figures de Lefèbvre gravées par Coiny de l'édition de Didot de 1797, épreuves remontées au format. 3) Trois portraits de Prévost, dont un ancien remonté et deux gravés sur acier. 4) Six dessins originaux aux crayons aquarellés, non signés daté du XIXe siècle, représentant les portraits des personnages du roman. 5) La suite des 2 vignettes de titre et 3 figures de Desenne sur Chine en deux états, dont l'eau forte pure (sauf une figure en un état) de l'édition de Lequien 1827. 6) La suite de quatre figures de Desenne gravée sur acier par Leroux et Pigeot en deux états, l'eau forte pure et avant la lettre sur Chine. Superbe et unique exemplaire. // One volume, 12mo, full light brown morocco, a richly ornate mosaic contemporary binding, original covers bound in, all edges gilt (Cuzin). One of the 50 copies printed on rice paper extra-illustrated with various suites, original drawings and engravings in different states. Very nice and unique copy wonderfully bound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

      Chapman and Hall, London 1870 - Octavo. In first issue binding. [i-v]vi-vii[viii], [1]2-190, (2)pp. list of Dickens' works., 32pp. publisher's catalog, bound in publisher's first issue green cloth lettered and decorated in black and gilt, yellow endpapers, thirteen plates by Fildes, including the vignette title and a frontispiece portrait of Dickens. Previous owner's bookplates ( RM and Marshall R. Anspach). Minor wear to spine ends. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorised version. With Illustrations by Gustave Doré

      London: Cassell & Company, [c.1870]. 4to, x, (vi), 1004, (2), 323, (1) pp. Frontispiece and numerous full page engravings, the "Family Register" pages at the front inscribed with a series of 20th century dates. Contemporary gilt decorated black morocco, a.e.g., titled "Dore's Bible" to both spine and upper cover. A handsome copy.

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        The Little Match Girl

      Charleston (1870): Fogartie's Book Depository. First Edition. Original Wraps. 12mo, 20 pages, all edges gilt; original pink printed wrappers. Illustrated by the author, in black and white. Light toning to text; a very good copy, with light soiling to the pink wrappers. No copies appear in the auction record.

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        Bauerhof mit Stadt am Horizont. [Signierter Original-Farbholzschnitt / signed original colored woodcut].

       Emil Orlik geboren 1870 in Prag, gestorben 1932 in Berlin. Original-Farbholzschnitt auf Japanpapier von Emil Orlik signiert. Um 1896-1899. Maße Blatt: 9,5 x 15,5 cm. Maße Platte/Abbildung: 4,6 x 12,6 cm. Hinter einfachem Passepartout fixiert. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Signed original woodcut on japanese paper by Emil Orlik from about 1896-1899. Measure sheet: 9,5 x 15,5 cm. Measure plate: 4,6 x 12,6 cm. Fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Original-Holzschnitt / original woodcut; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        Rottenburg a.d.Laaber. Gesamtansicht mit Burg.

      München, ca 1870 - Orig. farbige Lith. von C.A. Lebschee / Obpacher, 30 x 41 cm, bis an den Rand beschnitten, ---kaum sichtbar Knippspur ganz links an Rand +++Antiquariat seit über 25 Jahren+++

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        DICKENS Charles 1812 1870 Writer

      

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        DICKENS Charles 1812 1870 Novelist

      

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        Motifs historiques d'Architecture et de Sculpture d'ornement. 2 volumes.

      Paris, Ducher et Cie 1870 - Par M. César Daly Architecte du Gouvernement. Pour la composition et la décoration extérieure des Édifices publics et privés. Choix de Fragments empruntés à des Monuments français du commencement de la Renaissance à la fin de Louis XVI. Bibliothèque de l'Architecture. Série des Études d'Architecture historique. 2 volumes. Portes - Panneaux sculptés - Fenêtres - Chambranles - Lucarnes - Oeil-de-boeuf - Niches - Corniches - Mascarons - Balustres - Amortissements divers - Vases - Fontaines - Vasques - Clefs ornées - etc. etc. etc. - Sculptures d'ornement en marbre, pierre, bois, plomb, bronze, etc. Par M. César Daly. Paris, Librairie Générale de l'Architecture & des Travaux Publics, Ducher & Cie. - 1870 - 44 pages de texte et 197 planches (montées sur onglets). Complet & Contrôlé. Reliure demi-chagrin rouge de l'époque. Dos à nerfs avec pièce de titre et de tomaison noires. Dos, coiffes et coins frottés. Rares rousseurs marginales. Bon état. Forts volumes. Format in-folio (45x33). Précurseur de Viollet-le-Duc, César Daly (1811-1894) a essentiellement oeuvré à la restauration de la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile d'Albi1, de 1843 à 1877, en tant qu'architecte diocésain. Il est nommé membre de la Commission des Arts et Édifices religieux en 1848. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des Livres rare et précieux manuscrits et imprimés faisant partie de la Librairie de L Potier

      Three vols. bound in two. 8vo, orig. printed wrappers bound in cont. half-morocco & marbled boards, spines gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Paris: 1870-72-82. The sale catalogue of the stock and private collection of Antoine-Laurent Potier (1806-81), one of the greatest Parisian booksellers of the 19th century. He started his career in 1831 and retired in 1872. Bound in this set is the author index which includes anonymous works followed by the printed price list for the first sale (none were printed for the later sales). The second and third catalogues have been priced throughout in a contemporary hand. In total, 6052 lots. Also present is Adolphe Labitte's four-page obituary notice of Potier. A fine and handsome set, which contains contemporary MS. annotations identifying the provenance, both before and after, of numerous items. .

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        Ot N'iu lorka do San Frantsisko I obratno v Rossiiu (From New York to San Francisco and Back to Russia, in 7 separately bound issues 4-6, 8, 9, 11, & 12 of Zarya),

      St Petersburg, 1870. First printing. Very Good. OGORODNIKOV, Pavel I. [also: Afanasy Fet, Fyodor Tyutchev, etc.] Ot Niu lorka do San Frantsisko I obratno v Rossiiu (From New York to San Francisco and Back to Russia, in 7 separately bound issues 4-6, 8, 9, 11, & 12 of Zarya), St Petersburg, 1870. 7 volumes Octavo. First Printing. The first printings of separately issued articles in the Russian journal, Zarya. Each issue bound separately, along with numerous other articles,poetry, and literary gems, including a publication of Shakespeares Othello in Russian as well as some first printings of poems by Fyodor Tyutchev, Afanasy Fet, and others. Pavel Ivanovich Ogorodnikov (1837-1884) studied in the Cadet Corps. Upon graduation he was commissioned as an ensign in the 6th Infantry Batallion in Warsaw. In the late 1860s, after serving a year in prison in the Warsaw Citadel, he traveled to the West, eventually making his way to the United States. His journeys were documented in 19th century Russian journals and newspapers. His shoestring budget travel stories were read by Dostoevsky among others (Marinova, M., Transnational Russian-American Travel Writing). Published initially in 7 issues of Zarya (April, May, June, August, September, November, & December). Later published as a single publication in 1872. No copies located. Scarce. Zarya ( , Dawn) was a Slavophile-oriented journal published from 1869 to 1872 in St Petersburg, Russia. Writers such as Tolstoy and Dostoevsky were published in various issues. CONDITION: Very good. Contemporary quarter leather with faded gilt to restored spines, marbled boards. Many issues with original wrappers bound in as well. Some wear to extremities, and pages spotted throughout. Former library stamps to title pages. Pagination is scattered and intermittent, but complete, as seems to be usual for 19th c. Russian Literary Journals. Very good. Scarce first printings of all 7 parts of Ogorodnikovs stories of budget travel in 19th century United States. CONDITION: Very good. Contemporary quarter leather with faded gilt to restored spines, marbled boards. Many issues with original wrappers bound in as well. Some wear to extremities, and pages spotted throughout. Former library stamps to title pages. Pagination is scattered and intermittent, but complete, as seems to be usual for 19th c. Russian Literary Journals. Very good. Scarce first printings of all 7 parts of Ogorodnikovs stories of budget travel in 19th century United States.PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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        Gesamtans.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Frank n. C. Frühsorge, um 1870, 29,5 x 57 Dek. Panoramaansicht von Schwerin. Blick über den Schweriner See zur Stadt, rechts das Schloß. - Restauriert.

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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. VII, (1), 190, (2) pp. & 12 plates & 1 portrait. Wrappers and advertisement preserved. Beautiful well preserved half morocco with five raised bands, spine richly decorated in gilt (Myers & Co, London). A bit sunned. Spine showing some minimal wear to bands and to the joints. Upper gilt edge, front and lower uncut. With the bookplate of Frederic S. Clarke. A very nice copy. Eckel p. 254. The original wrappers and advertisement to the seperate volumes are in very good condition and bound subsequently. Please ask us for (more) pictures if needed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Histoire de Jeanne d `Arc., B.d.Charmettes, IV vols, 1817

      Brun de Charmettes, 1785-1870 - Histoire de Jeanne d `Arc., B.d.Charmettes, IV vols, 1817 Histoire de Jeanne d'Arc, : surnommée la Pucelle d'Orleans, by Le Brun de Charmettes, Philippe Alexandre, b. 1785 Published 1817 Topics Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431 Volume 1 Publisher Paris. : Arthus Bertrand. Pages 451 Vol.2 430 pp., vol.3 455 pp., vol. 4 468 pp. Language French 8°, clean print, scarce. HERE WITH PROMINENT PROVENANCE: HOFBIBLIOTHEK WITTELSBACH. Philippe-Alexandre Le Brun de Charmettes (1785–1870) was a French historian, poet, translator and official. De Charmettes was born in Bordeaux (France). He was appointed to the French Conseil d'État in 1810 and became a préfet (prefect) in the French department of Haute-Saône in 1830. A contributor to the literary magazine l’Abeille littéraire, created by Victor Hugo in 1821, he is mainly known for his successful efforts to rescue the figure of Jeanne d'Arc from partial oblivion and turn her into a national heroine. His interest for Joan came at a time when France was still struggling to define its new identity after the Revolution and the Napoleonic wars. The national ethos was in search of non controversial heroes. A staunch prop to King and country, Joan of Arc was an acceptable symbol to the monarchists. As a patriot and the daughter of commoners, she was seen as one prototype of the low-born volunteers (the soldats de l'an II) who had victoriously fought for revolutionary France in 1802 and as such could be claimed by the Republicans. As a religious martyr, she was also popular in the powerful Catholic community. De Charmette's Orleanide, today largely forgotten, was another attempt to magnify the national ethos as writers like Virgil (the Aeneid), or Camoens (the Lusiad) had done for Rome and Portugal. Significant works Histoire de Jeanne d'Arc (Histoire de Jeanne d'arc-Tome1 Tome2 Tome3 Tome4), Paris, Ed. Artus Bertrand, 1817, 4 volumes. (The story of Joan of Arc, known as the Maid of Orleans, based on her own statements, 144 depositions from eye-witnesses, and manuscripts in the Royal Library in the Tower of London.) L'Orléanide, Poème national en vingt-huit chants (The Orleanid, a national epic in 28 cantos), Paris, Ed. Artus Bertrand, 1821. Epitres politiques sur nos Extravagances , Paris, Ed. P. Dentu, 1831. 1804:Translation in French – Le Château de Néville (Novel) 1814:Translation in French – O'Donnel – MORGAN, Lady (Novel) 1817:Translation in French – La France (Re-edition augmentee) – MORGAN, Lady (Novel) from Wikipedia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Early-19th Century Images of New York City's Central Park

      

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        The Earthly Paradise, A Poem (in four parts)

      F S Ellis, London, 1870. Mixed Editions. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 4-volume set (complete). .. Part 1, fifth edition. Part 2, fifth edition. Part 3, third edition. Part 4, first edition. Matching contemporary 3/4 leather bindings, worn and rubbed but overall very clean and tight. Spines in 6 compartent with gilt titles. Title engraving by Morris. Internally all volumes appear unread hence very clean and crisp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; 19th century; Inventory No: 14016..

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        The Taj Mahal, viewed from the Jumna river.

      c. 1870 - Albumen print. Very good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original album sleeve. Dimensions: 210 by 280mm. (8 by 11 inches).

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        Türke. [Signierte Original-Bleistiftzeichnung / signed original pencil drawing].

       Emil Orlik geboren 1870 in Prag, gestorben 1932 in Berlin. Signierte Original-Zeichnung auf Japanpapier von Emil Orlik signiert und mit rotem Künstlerstempel versehen. Um 1910. Maße Blatt: 13,0 x 12,0 cm. Maße Abbildung: ca. 8,5 x 7,5 cm. Rückseitig Montagespuren, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. Signed original pencil drawing by Emil Orlik on japanese paper, with red mark by the artist. Measure sheet: 13,0 x 12,0 cm. Measure plate: ca. 8,5 x 7,5 cm. Backside traces of mounting, otherwise nearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Original-Zeichnung / original drawing; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        The Life of Douglas Jerrold

      1870. JERROLD, W. Blanchard. The Life of Douglas Jerrold. One volume bound in two. xvi, 324 pp. Illustrated with 104 portraits, views, plates, etc. 8vo., 183 x 119 mm, bound by Bayntun in three quarter dark green morocco and green cloth, spine faded to brown, spine compartments gilt, a.e.g. London: Bradbury, Evans and Co., [1870]. |~||~||~||~| Extra-Illustrated copy of this biography of the renowned man of letters Douglas Jerrold - journalist, playwright, biographer, and the founder of Punch Magazine - written by his son. This copy is illustrated with portraits of literary and other celebrities of (mainly) nineteenth- century England, plus numerous views and other plates, three scarce theatre playbills and eight contemporary manuscript letters. In all, this pair of volumes is highly representative of the Victorian Age. In addition to the portrait of Douglas Jerrold issued with the book, this copy also contains 48 portraits, including John Keats, Thomas Carlyle, S. T. Coleridge, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Browning, David Garrick, Robert Burke, Samuel Johnson, Charles Dickens, Ben Johnson, Harriet Martineau, Alexander Pope, Sir Francis Bacon, Robert Southey and William Makepeace Thakeray. It is further augmented with 41 views, including J. W. Turner's view of Rhodes engraved by William Finden, and 4 additional plates. Three rare playbills from performances at the Royal Theater, Covent Garden are bound in with the work. One of the playbills advertises the 1829 performance of Carlo Maria Von Weber's Oberon, the foot of which bears an advertisement for "An Opera, composed by Rossini" to be performed a week later, a reference to the London debut of William Tell. Also included are a announcements for a performance of Macbeth and "Roberts Moving Panorama: In Ten Compartments." The seven original autograph letters include notes by Pierce Egan, J. P. Harley, Thomas Chalmers, Lord Brougham, Sir Robert Peel, Sidney Smith and Joseph Hume. A unique and fascinating item, beautifully bound and in excellent condition.

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        Letters from the Battle-Fields of Paraguay

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1870. First Edition. 8vo, pp xix, 491, with frontis engraving, title vignette, and folding map. In a simple modern binding of quarter leather and patterned boards. First signature appears to have been loose at some time (based on wear to fore edge of the two title pages) but binding is now qute sound, with minimal wear. Interior clean. Bookplate of English physician, inventor, and book collector George Merryweather laid in. Burton traveled from Santos, Brazil (where he was Consul) to Paraguay in order to observe and report of the Paraguayan War, which was fought between Paraguay and the "Triple Alliance" of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay in 1864-1870. Borba de Moraes I, p. 119; Penzer p. 84.

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        Album von Stuttgart mit Ansichten von Berg, Cannstadt, Esslingen und den Schwarzwaldbädern Teinach & Wildbad.

      Stgt Neff [ ] 1870 - Quer 8°. Mit 24 getönten lithogr. Tafn. v. R. Geissler. Flexibler Original-Halbleinenband GV I. 3, 140. Mit schönen Ansichten: Schloßplatz, Neues Schloß, Königsbau, Königsstraße, Altes Schloß, Schillerplatz, Marktplatz, Rosenstein, Wilhelma, Solitude, Hohenheim, versch. Kirchen u. a. - Einband etwas abgegriffen. Deckblatt mit kl. Eckabriß. Die Tafeln teils etwas braunfleckig. Gewicht (Gramm): 500

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        THE NATIONAL CAPITOL. A NEWSPAPER PRINTED AT HEADQUARTERS EVERY SATURDAY. DON'T SPEND YOUR MONEY FOR NAUGHT. REMEMBER THE OLD EX-SLAVE OF THE SOUTH [caption title].

      [Washington. ca. 1870]. - Broadside, 11 3/4 x 9 inches. Old fold lines. A few minor tears and losses at edges. Very good. Advertisement for the NATIONAL CAPITOL, a weekly newspaper printed in Washington, urging people to subscribe to the paper under the headline, "Don't spend your money for naught. Remember the old ex-slave of the South." This headline deceptively draws the reader in to find out that in the event that a bill is passed for pensioning former slaves, the paper promises to print it in full. Though no record of this paper was found by us, it claims to have been "published each and every week, and has been, five long years, right at the National Capitol, where all national legislation must first see the light". The marketing in this ad would imply an African-American readership. Future contributors are listed, "Rev. Campbell, Rev. Cage, Mr. Mallory, Mr. Wills, Captain Zediker and possibly Mr. Lawson," perhaps indicating that this is a prospectus for a potential paper, rather than an ad for an existing publication, despite claims of publication longevity.

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        THE BOOK OF FIELD SPORTS, AND LIBRARY OF VETERINARY KNOWLEDGE

      London Henry Lea no date circa 1870 - 2 volumes quarto 12x10 inches, handsomely leather bound in full period blue calf with twin leather lettering labels, raised bands and gilt tooled spines and boards. In good condition. Two titles, ii, 484, 520, xxiv pages and ILLUSTRATED WITH 73 LITHOGRAPH PLATES (5 hand coloured). Complete. Fascinating views of guns, rabbit, pheasant, duck, pigeon and grouse shooting, sporting dogs, birds, hunting with horses, coursing etc plus the 2 sort after plates of CRICKET AND TENNIS. Many of the plates with decorated borders. Volume two is entirely dedicated to the horse. Some marginal marks but predominantly an unusually attractive and clean copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sulle alterazioni dei vasi del cervello. Studi del Dott. Camillo Golgi. Memoria onorato del prremio Grassi pel 1869 (Del Laboratorio di Patologia Sperimentale).

      - Bologna, Tipi Fava E Garagnani, 1870, 8°, 52 pp., feiner Halbledereinband. Extreme Rare offprint "Estratto dal Giornale la Rivist Clinica del 1870"! - - "This initial Observation was anything but trivial, because a neuron had never been seen before in its entirety." P. Mazzarello - - "It is difficult to imagine today the excitement that Golgi must have felt in observing for the first time nerve cells in their entirety and in extraordinary detail. One can guess the impact of a Golgi specimen on an observer of the 19th Century from the reaction of Cajal in 1887 when slides impregnated with the chromo argentic technique were shown to him by Luis Simarro Lacabra (Ramon y Cajal, 1989): they changed the course of his entire scientific life. Nothing of the kind had been seen before. In 1865, Deiters (his manuscript was published posthumously by his mentor Max Schultze) had reported that nerve cells had two types of processes: the "protoplasmic processes" (the term "dendrites" was introduced by W. His in 1889), so called because their cytoplasm had the same structure as that of the cell body, and the "nerve process", one per cell and light-refracting, that became the axis of a myelinated nerve fiber and was therefore named "Achsency-linder" by Rosenthal in 1839 (for all above references see Shepherd, 1991) and "cylindraxis" by English-speaking authors. The origin of the term "axon" was attributed to Kölliker by Lenhossek (Lenhossek, 1895). Non myelinated axons and their arborizations, however, had never been seen in the gray matter of the central nervous System and the protoplasmic processes soon lost their individuality as they merged into the structure less substance that seemed to fill the spaces between the neuronal cell bodies. - - Yet, anybody who has tried the Golgi method is aware of the difficulty in obtaining a well-impregnated section of nervous tissue. Most likely, Golgi's discovery began as an accidental Observation, possibly during his studies of the perivascular connective tissue of the brain or Virchow-Robin's spaces (1869-1870; Golgi, 1870 *), after immersing in silver nitrate a specimen stored in potassium dichromate (Müller's fluid) to stain the intercellular boundaries between endothelial cells (see Mazzarello, 2010). This initial Observation was anything but trivial, because a neuron had never been seen before in its entirety, and was probably followed by endless modifications of the technique, which is notoriously fickle. Furthermore, the very notion that only a few neurons were stained was counterintuitive, for the dyestuffs known at the time, such as carmine, would stain all cell nuclei. Golgi must have been concemed by the scarce reproducibility of the "black reaction" and, during his initial trials, must have developed the preoccupation with technical artifacts that tormented him throughout his life, became an Obsession with his pupils and a trait of the entire biomedical establishment of the University of Pavia during the first half of the past Century." Raviola, E., Mazzarello, P., The diffuse nervous network of Camillo Golgi: Facts and fiction, Brain Res. Rev., 66/1-2 (2011), pp.75-82 - - *) Golgi, C., 1870. Sulle alterazioni dei vasi linfatici del cervello. Rivista Clinica 9, 324-343. - Mazzarello, P., 2010. Golgi. A biography of the founder of modern neuroscience (Trans. A. Badiani and H. Buchtel). Oxford University Press, New York [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GROUP OF THREE EARLY JAPANESE MILITARY OFFICER PHOTOGRAPHS: a.: Lieutenant Gener

      [Japan c. 1870's]. Three sepia-toned carte d'visite, each is. 5.5 x 8.5 cm., and then mounted on a larger card, very good,. toned as usual. QUITE SCARCE !. EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS JAPANESE MILITARY OFFICERS This is an unusual and RARE group of Japan's elite military officers. Seldom found, three early ca.1870's photographs of Japan's leading military officers. Each is studio posed, the officers are finely uniformed in full military dress uniforms with hip swords. Two wear white gloves. All three of these men were graduates of the Japanese Military Academy. * EACH OFFICER IS IDENTIFIED WITH HIS NAME ON THE BACK: a. Lieutenant General HASHIMOTO Katsutaro b. Major General MATSUMOTO Kana-e c. Lieutenant General HOSOKAWA Tadayasu * Each verso [back] shows a faint pencil name in Japanese Kanji, identifying each officer on the photograph. * CONDITION: Each photograph image is very clear, with the usual minor fading/toning, expected of an item made in the ca. 1870's. The verso [back side] are blank, except for the officer's names, lightly penciled in. Each card has rounded corners as issued by the photographer. All in all very nice examples. * Early sepia-toned photographs of Japanese military men are scarce and are seldom found. Even more rare, is to find them with the name of the person photographed! Therefore, identified photographs are again exceptionally obscure and RARE ! * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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

      First edition. London, Chapman and Hall, 1870. VII, (1), 190, (2) pp. & 12 plates & 1 portrait. Wrappers and advertisement preserved. Beautiful well preserved half morocco with five raised bands, spine richly decorated in gilt (Myers & Co, London). A bit sunned. Spine showing some minimal wear to bands and to the joints. Upper gilt edge, front and lower uncut. With the bookplate of Frederic S. Clarke. A very nice copy.. Eckel p. 254. The original wrappers and advertisement to the seperate volumes are in very good condition and bound subsequently. Please ask us for (more) pictures if needed

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