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        Eintracht". Szene aus dem deutsch-französischen Krieg 1870/71.

      - Aquarell, auf Velin, links unten monogrammiert „L.V.". 14,8 x 10,2 cm. Verso mit Resten alter Verklebung.- Sammlung B. Jolles, Dresden und Wien, Lugt Suppl. 381a.- Seit 1857 Studium an der Dresdner Akademie und rückte, seit 1858 alljährlich durch Ehrenzeugnisse ausgezeichnet, 1861 in das Atelier Julius Hübners auf. Seit 1857 war Venus Schüler der Dresdener Akademie und rückte 1861 in das Atelier Julius Hübners (1806-1882) auf. Bevor er sich der Figurenmalerei zuwandte, pflegte er das Landschaftsfach.

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        Leggi e Memorie Venete Sulla Prostituzione fino alla caduta della republica. A spese del conte di Orford

      Venice: Tipografia del commercio di Marco Visentini, 1870. Sole edition, copy 149 of 150. Four mounted photographic plates after Veronese, two lithographed plates. [iv], viii, 399, [blank] pp. Folio. Original olive morocco, spine and upper cover gilt with the lion of St Mark as centrepiece. Sole edition, copy 149 of 150. Four mounted photographic plates after Veronese, two lithographed plates. [iv], viii, 399, [blank] pp. Folio. Streetwalkers in Venice. The role of prostitution in Venetian society was such that in 1358, the Grand Council of Venice declared it "absolutely indispensable to the world" (Richards, 125). This remarkable publication is a history of prostitution in Venice from the Renaissance to the fall of the Venetian republic in 1797. Although the author is identified as Horatio Walpole, it was in fact compiled for him by Giovanni Battista Lorenzi of the Biblioteca Marciana. Drawing on the earlier scholarship of Maier and Daru, and inspired by the interest of Byron and others, Lorenzi collects a wealth of information relating to Venetian prostitutes and courtesans. Beginning with a list of the most famous sixteenth century courtesans (as found in a contemporary printed guide), the work includes a compilation of the laws relating to prostitution enacted in the Republic from the year 1232 onwards, augmented with explanatory notes where needed. For example, prostitutes were especially forbidden from wearing masks in gondolas. From these, and from court judgments that accompany them, we get a detailed picture both of the activities of courtesans and their clients, and of the ways in which these activities were regulated, tolerated (or not), and dealt with by the legal authorities over the course of several centuries. We also find trial reports and transcripts, and details of the sentences passed on various prostitutes (including Sicile Polacea, "meretrice Ebrea e ruffiana", from the Ghetto), and clients (including Fra Innocente Gritti of the Convent of S. Stefano, "pei suoi dissoluti costumi"). Included with this copy is a handwritten list, possibly in Walpole's hand, of the people and institutions in England to whom copies were to be sent. It certainly made it to the British Museum, other intended recipients included Disraeli, the Lord Chief Justice, Ferdinand de Rothschild and the Prince of Wales. Richards, Jeffrey. Sex, Dissidence and Damnation: Minority Groups in the Middle Ages. New York: Routledge, 1994

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        Original Photoalbum from ca. 1870 / 1880 with 37 original Albumen Print / Albumen Silver Print - Photographs of a Tour through Europe. With very interesting photographs of Ireland's favourite attractions in County Antrim , a large section of the Devon Region in England (The DEVON - Section includes 15 photographs alone), and some beautiful and rare early colour photographs of Luzern in Switzerland: Examples of images: 8. Bideford in Devon (Promenade with ships and people) / 9. Torrington - Devon (Town Mill Bridge) / 10. Torrington - Devon (Northern Bridge) / Two smaller photographs on one board: 11. Torrington - Devon (Castle Ruins) / 12. Torrington - Devon - (Near Railway Station) / Two smaller photographs on board: 13. Torrington - Devon

      Devon, 1870 - Devon, ca.1870/1880/1890. Oblong - Quarto. 37 plates. Hardcover. Recently, professionally rebound in half leather with gilt lettering on spine. The large photographs in very good condition. The Album includes: SWITZERLAND - Section: 1. Luzern / Lucerne (Large Panorama from behind the Hotel) / 2. Luzern Panorama (from Pilatus) / 3. Flüelen - (Urnersee / Vierwaldstättersee / Lake Lucerne) - (Farbphoto / Colour-photograph) / / 4. Luzern / Lucerne (with Steamships / Dampfer im Hafen mit Stadtpanorama) - (Farbphoto / Colour-photograph) / 5. Rolandseck und Siebengebirge (Farbphoto / Colour-photograph) / 6. Rigi - Kaltbad - (Farbphoto / Colour-photograph) / 7. Mattalp und Alpnachersee - (Farbphoto / Colour-photograph) / DEVON - Section: 8. Bideford in Devon (Promenade with ships and people) / 9. Torrington - Devon (Town Mill Bridge) / 10. Torrington - Devon (Northern Bridge) / Two smaller photographs on one board: 11. Torrington - Devon (Castle Ruins) / 12. Torrington - Devon - (Near Railway Station) / Two smaller photographs on board: 13. Torrington - Devon - (The Avenue) / 14. Torrington - Devon (Valley of Rocks / Castle Rock) / 15. Lynton - North Devon / 16. Lynton - North Devon (Castle Rock) / 17. Lynmouth - Watersmeet / 18. Lynmouth (Bridge /Watersmeet near Lynmouth) / 19. Lynmouth (Picturesque Harbourscene with old fisherhuts on left) / 20. Ilfracombe - North Devon (from the Tours Walk - Top of the Hill) / 21. Ilfracombe - Tour Walk / 22. Ilfracombe - View from Capstone Hill / SCOTLAND / FIRTH of FORTH: 23. The Forth Railway Bridge (the world’s first major steel bridge) from Northwest / WALES: 24. Carnarvon Castle - North Wales / IRELAND - SECTION: 25. Giant's Causeway - County Antrim (General View of the Giant's Causeway & Headlands) / 26. Dunkerry Cave with Rowing Boat (Gian'ts Causeway) / 27. Giant's Causeway / 28. Giant's Causeway / 29. Giant's Causeway / 30. Rope-Bridge Carrick-A-Rede (with man in the middle of the rope-bridge) / 31. Rope-Bridge Carrick-A-Rede (Photograph from a distance with man in the middle of the bridge and remains of a Balloon on the Cliffs) / 32. Bishop's Gate - Derry / Two smaller photographs on one board: 33. Bishop Street - Derry / 34. The Palace - Derry / 35. Ferry Quay - Derry / 35. Walkers Monumnet - Londonderry / 36. Canterbury - Cathedral / 37. Martyrs Monument - Edinburgh / Sprache: English The large photographs in very good condition. Hardcover. Recently, professionally rebound in half leather with gilt lettering on spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        KANNOH SHOSHO SAICHA SETSU ZUKAI: EXPLANATIONS, AGRICULTURALRECOMMENDATIONS & ILLUSTRATIONS ON HOW TO GROW THE TEA BUSH.

      WITH STUNNING COLOR AND MICA FINISH TO THE WOODCUTS [Japan n.d. Meiji era c. 1870' - s]. Green stiff wrs., stitchedvery good, 13 double leaves, 12 color woodcut illustrationsnicely done, quite clean in blue cloth Chitsu, pegs, 14.5 x22 cm. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION QUITE SCARCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Entreprise de Travaux en Ciment en tous genres H. Lavanchy . Architecte . a . Vevey. Album d?objets d?art propres à la construction et à la décoration.

      Lith. Siegrist & Brunner à Vevey, s.d. vers 1870, - in-8vo, oblong, 36 planches num. + 1 planche fortement incompl (d?un autre receuil ?), cartonnage original. Usé, taché. Planches avec timbre ?Henri Lavanchy architecte entrepreneur Vevey?, planche 1 avec manque aux bords. Catalogue d?ornements, fontaines et a. en ciment, Rare.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les ?uvres de Jacques Androuet dit Du Cerceau

      Paris: Rue d'Assati, 17. Ancien 25, 1870. Héliogravures par Edouard Baldus. 3 vols. Folio. Bound in three quarter blue morocco and marbled boards. Spines slightly faded, else fine. Plates very clean. Héliogravures par Edouard Baldus. 3 vols. Folio. Part I; 20 Cheminées Part II. Coupes 14 Plates 14 Sujets; Vases 27 plates 37 sujets; Cartouches 33 plates 33 sujets; Fleurons 12 plates 12 sujets; ballustratdes 20 plates 41 sujets; Ferronieres 15 plates 64 sujets; TOTAL 134 PLANCHES 254 SUJETS. VOLUMES II. Meubles 51 plates; Trophes 13 planches, 37 dessins; 33 cartouches; 12 planches fleurons. Volume III. 35 Grandes Arabesques. Series Complête; 62 Petites Arabesques. Series Complête.

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        Guerre franco-allemande. - Livres d'ordres de la 1ère Division d'Infanterie de l'armée de 2e Brigade. Ordre généraux du Corps d'Armée. - Recueil manuscrit du 24e Corps de l'armée française pendant la guerre 1870 - 1871.

      - in-4to, 2 ff. (table d. mat.) + titre + 35 p. + 132 p. vierges, avec 17 lettres et notes d'ordres entre les feuilles, dont une partie portant le sceau du Général Commandant, rel. orig. en demi-toile avec titre manuscrit sur le plat sup., plats usées et lég. abîmés, mais en bon état. Document original et unique de la guerre de 1870/71. Ce livre contient les ordres généraux et les ordres de la division pour les troupes stationnées à Lyon pour les derniers jours de la guerre, du 23 décembre 1870 jusqu'au 24 janvier 1871. Après la défaite de Napoléon III à Sedan et la création de la 3e République à Paris, les armées françaises à l'ouest et au sud du pays continuent la lutte. Les ordres de ces derniers jours était marqués par des changements de commande et réorganisation des troupes, ainsi que 2 proclamations aux troupes d'abord par le général Crouzat en décembre 70 et plus tard le général Commagny en janvier 71, avant une attaque sur les positions allemandes près de Belfort (note dans la marge: 'Cet ordre ne sera communiqué et lu aux troupes qu'à leur réunion sous les armes pour marcher à l'ennemi'). Le dernier ordre concernant le rationnement du pain date du 24 janvier, 4 jours avant l'armistice et la fin de la guerre. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        RODE KRUIS, VAN DE POLL, FRANS-DUITSE OORLOG--- Vertelsels van Peet aan haar lieve Clara. Cahier met 61 pag., tekst in handschrift met een verslag van een verblijf van zes weken van de auteur, C.C. van de Poll, als Rode Kruis-zuster op de Lunenburger Heide tijdens de oorlog van 1870. In het cahier twee foto's uit 1870 van de Rode Kruis tenten op de Lunenburger Heide en een aantal schetstekeningetjes (o.a. van soldatenleven, ziekenzaal, en het huis Beukenburg).

      Zij vertrok 2-9-1870 vanuit Utrecht, uitgeleide gedaan o.a. door de gouverneur van Gerrit van Doorn (Poekie). Er werd een tentenkamp betrokken op de heide bij Mannheim. De gevechten hadden plaats gevonden te Sulz. De gewonde soldaten werden verzorgd o.l.v. dokter Schubart en dokter Brondgeest. Bezoek van hertogin Louize. Behalve zuster Van de Poll ook zusters Bosch en Karsten, de ziekenverplegers Bouman en Van der Velde, en tentenbouwers Beth en Swanink. Contact met freule Van der Hoeven die in Mannheim woont. Bezoek aan verwoest Straatsburg. Rijtoer te Courielles met de Johanniter ridder baron Crak. Bezoek aan prins en prinses Hendrik te Lunenburg. Na terugkomst invitatie van de prins en prinses om in paleis Soestdijk te komen (daar gebracht door neefjes en nichtjes Van de Poll uit Amersfoort). Zij woonde toen op Klein Rusthoek, in de buurt van Utrecht. De auteur, Peet of jkvr. Clara Catherina van de Poll (1855-1943) was dochter van jhr. F.H. van de Poll (1823-1909), directeur van een verzekeringsmaatschappij te Zeist (NAB 1949 pag. 482). Zij was in 1870 dan slechts 15 jaar oud (het verslag werd overigens geschreven tussen 1871 en 1876). Haar pupil Clara moet Clara C.M. Twiss (1867-1927) zijn. Dit was de dochter van de burgemeester van Maartensdijk Willem Twiss die op Beukenburg aldaar woonde. 'Peet' refereert eind september 1870 in haar verslag aan de verjaardag van Clara's moeder. Deze was inderdaad op 30 september jarig (NP 33 pag. 281).

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        Books I. and II. of the Annals of Tacitus Translated into English: with Notes and Marginal Analysis of the Chapters

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1870. vii, 148 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full calf, raised bands, gilt borders; all edges gilt and gauffered. Signed Cobden-Sanderson/ The Doves Bindery: "1911 C-S". Headcap skilfully repaired. Front joint just starting, bookplate. Very good. vii, 148 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        4 autograph letters signed ("'Gius." or "Giuseppe Mazzini").

      N. p., 1870 and undated. - Small 8vo. Altogether 7 pp. on 4 double leaves. One letter to his sister (15. II. 1870), one to Sig. Nova, one to Stefano, and one to an unnamed "amici". - Accompanied by a lithographic portrait; mostly written on very thin paper with small damages to edges and traces of mounting. - Letter to the "amici" / friends from the end of the first page to the end of the letter: "Come dissi fin da quando ci vedevamo la / prima volta, non posso negare che mi sorge / spesso dentro il pensiero: 'Se vediamo che / il sorgere di Piac. presenti l'opportunità alle / città d'Italia, perché non lo potrà il sorgere di / Genova?' Non posso a meno di ripetere / questo pensiero; ma più in là non vedo. L'amico vi dirà dell'Ufficiale che lo / veduto questa mattina. Appena io abbia notizie, le avviso. Se per / caso credete di determinarvi a fare, avvertite-/mi senza indugio. Darò allora i proclami e vi / vedrò subito. Il Governo ha evidentemente paura. E non / osa appigliarsi a misure anteriormente repres-/sive. V' è agitazione, come sapete, anche nel / macinato. Il Governo nondimeno presente il moto da / parte nostra. E questo potrebbe forse modificare / il disegno e dare più importanza alla mia / idea d'assalire le ali, procacciare armi e / portar poi le forze concentrate ed eccitate da / una vittoria sul centro. Ma di questo si / parlerebbe. Vostro tutto Gius M". - "As I have said since we have met for / the first time, I cannot deny that the thought / occurs to me often: ' If we see that / the rising of Piac. shows the opportunity for / the cities of Italy, why could the rising of / Genova not do the same thing?' I cannot stop to repeat / this thought; but I do not see any more in it. The friend will let you know from the Officer that I saw him / this morning. As soon as I have news, I will let you know. In / case you believe you will make up your mind to act, let me know / without delay. I will then give a proclamation and I will / see you immediately. Obviously, the Government is afraid. And it does not / dare to cling to measures which were repres-/sive before. There is agitation, as you know, even in / the crushed. Still, the Government presents the stimulus for / us. And this could maybe change / the plan and give more importance to my / idea of attacking the wings, procuring weapons and / then leading the concentrated and excited forces to / a victory over the centre. But we will talk / about this. Yours entirely Gius M".

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        Der Clown als Zahnarzt. Hand-colored lithograph

      Munich: Wolf & Sohn, 1870. Third printing.44.5x35.5 cm. Remnants of former mounting. Very good condition.

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        5 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Meist Wien, [um 1870]. - Zusammen 15¾ SS. auf 8 Bll. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Freund in diversen Angelegenheiten, darunter seine Ansichten zur Kolonialisierung, zu königlichen Orden und zum Deutsch-Französischen Krieg: "Je regret que l'article dans la gazette d'Augsburg sur mon ouvrage statistique et les colonies hollandaises aux Indes néerlandaises vous a causé tant de troubles et de chagrin. Je ne vois pas que j'aie commis une injustice en redigeant le chapitre sur l'isle de Java [ ] C'est dans l'intérêt de l'isle et de habitants mêmes que je proposerai de discuter le system Van den Bosch et la pratique coloniale des Hollandais. [ ] (Br. v. 22. XI. o. J.) - "Voilà bien longtemps que je n'ai pas recu de vos nouvelles ! Vous ne m'en voulez pas de vous avoir confessé ce que je pense en general des decorations ? Mais je vous avoue que parmi toutes les decores [ ] royales [ ] il n'y a que deux que j'apprecierais neanmoins - une ordre anglaise et une ordre belge. Mais je ne ferai jamais des demarches et je ne voudrais pas non plus que des autres s'en donneraient des peines. Avez vous reçu les volumes que vous m'avez demandé ? Je vous les ai fait parvenir par la librairie de Gerolds( ?) avec le convoi de [ ] le 20. Juin 1870 ! [ ] Je n'ose pas dire combien je suis affligé par la guerre qui a eclatée parmi ces deux rivaux imposants ! Vous comprenez que mes sympathies sont pour les armes allemandes - car je considere cette guerre comme (6) une revange pour Solferino et - Querétaro ! - Je serai enchanté de recevoir de vos nouvelles et votre opinion sur l'etat actuel en France !" (Brief vom 31. VIII. o. J.)". - Der Brief vom 27. April mit einem alt montierten Zeitungsausschnitt.

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        Eigenh. Manuskript "Ein Weltbund des Deutschtums".

      O. O. u. D. - 16 SS. 8vo. Der in schlichten Verhältnissen aufgewachsene Schriftsteller, der auch unter den Pseudonymen Ignotus, Franz Josef Gerhold und Vetter Michel schrieb, war 1870 als Friseurgehilfe nach Wien gekommen, wo er sich rasch im Selbststudium weiterbildete, bald schriftstellernd hervortat und als Mitglied der Wiener literarisch-künstlerischen Gesellschaft sowie Feuilletonredakteur der "Deutschen Zeitung" (seit 1886) für eine nationale Erneuerung des Wiener Theaterlebens eintrat. "In seinen Streitschriften forderte Müller-Guttenbrunn u. a. die Einrichtung einer Volksbühne (Wien war eine Theaterstadt, 1885) und die Gründung eines deutsch-national ausgerichteten Volksbildungsvereins. 1893-96 leitete er das Raimund-Theater und übernahm 1898 das Kaiser-Jubiläums-Stadttheater, wo er seine nationalen Ziele mit Hilfe 'deutschgesinnter' Spielpläne und billigen 'Volksvorstellungen' zu realisieren suchte" (DBE). Nachdem er 1903 die Direktion abgegeben und sich wieder verstärkt seinen literarischen Ambitionen angenommen hatte, bemühte sich der "hervorragende Heimaterzähler mit Vorliebe für kulturgeschichtliche Stoffe" (Kosch II, 1806) "um die Stärkung des National- und Selbstbewußtseins der Banater Schwaben. Als Abgeordneter des österr. Nationalrats trat er seit 1919 auch auf politischer Ebene für seine großdeutschen Ziele ein" (DBE).

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        HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE. The Text Edited by J. W. Clark and A Biographical Notice of Cervantes, by T. Teignmouth Shore

      London Cassell, Petter, and Galpin [c. 1870] - A very early issue of this wonderfully illustrated Cervantes. With 118 spectacular illustrations by by Gustave Doré. Royal 4to (12 x 9 inches approx.), in a very fine, English binding of deluxe dark green morocco, the covers ornately framed in gilt featuring thick beautifully roll-tooled band-, frame- and panel-work surrounded by multi-ruled gilt lines with small rosette corners gilt, inner ruled in blind and gilt, the spine very richly gilt decorated in compartments between wide gilt-ruled raised bands, the compartments feature fine and elaborate gilt panel work incorporated multiple tools, one compartment lettered in gilt, board edges gilt tooled, fine marbled endpapers and a.e.g. xxviii, 737 pp. A very handsome and sturdy copy, internally fresh with only a bit of very occasional minor spotting, much less then typically found, the binding is very strong and well preserved, beautiful and of fine craftsmanship. AN UNUSUALLY HANDSOME COPY. VERY SCARCE IN SUCH WELL PRESERVED CONDITION. Gustave Doré was one of the greatest illustrators of his day. His grand and magnificent style is a perfect complement for Cervantes heroic tale. This massive tome is one of our favorite printings of the Spanish classic and, because of the weight of the text block, is usually found broken and loose. This copy is as sturdy as one could hope for and is very handsome despite some wear to the binding. A great compliment to any fine library and a must for the collector of 19th century illustrated books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut Meyers Klassiker-Ausgaben, `Renaissance-Einband`, 102 Bände: Arnim, 1 Bd.; Brentano, 1 Bd.; Bürger, 1 Bd., Chamisso 2 Bde., Eichendorff, 2 Bde.; Gellert, 1 Bd.; Grillparzer, 1/5 Bdn.; Goethe, 12 Bde.; Hauff, 3 Bde.; Hebbel, 3 Bde.; Heine, 7 Bde., Herder, 4 Bde.; Hoffmann, 3 Bde.; Kleist, 2 Bde.; Körner, 2 Bde.; Lenau, 2 Bde.; Lessing, 5 Bde.; Ludwig, 3 Bde.; Novalis & Fouqué, 1 Bd.; Platen, 2 Bde.; Rückert, 2 Bde; Tieck, 3 Bde.; Schiller, 8 Bde.; Shakespeare, 10 Bde. (Tieck et al.); Shakespeare, 9 Bde. (Dingelstedt et al.); Uhland, 2 Bde.; Wieland, 3 Bde.; A. Stern, 7 Bde.,

      Leipzig, Bibiographisches Institut, 1870 - 1900. - 102 Bände, 8°(18.5*12.5 cm), braunes Leinen mit zwei Rückenschildchen, Deckelschwarzprägung, Rückengoldprägung, marm. Schnitt. Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig o. J. [1870-1900]. Dekorative Sammlung im sog. Renaissance-Einband, sehr schön erhalten. Die Titel sind, außer Grillparzer, jeweils vollständig für den jeweiligen Herausgeber. Nicht enthalten sind die `Großen Ausgaben` (Goethe in 30, Schiller in 14 Bänden und die `Ausländischen Klassiker` sowie die nach 1900 erstmals in dieser Reihe erschienenen Titel, die sich nur selten in dieser Einbandvariante finden. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 50000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Märchen nach Perrault neu erzählt von Moriz Hartmann.

      Stuttgart, Eduard Hallberger, o.J. (um 1870).. Zweite Auflage. 4°. (2) Bl., V (1), 68 S. Mit 1 Frontisp. Und 40 Holzstich-Tafeln von Gustav Dore. Gold- und blindgepr. Orig.-Leinenband.. Doderer I, 328. - Vgl. Seebass I, 1406. - Erschien erstmals 1862 in Paris mit den Illustrationen von Gustav Dore (1832-1883). Vorliegend die zweite deutsche Ausgabe. Doderer schwärmt von Dores gestalteter Dornröschenszene "zeigt eine Theaterlandschaft. Wildwuchernde Pflanzen und Ranken erinnern an die romantische Atmosphäre zerfallener Burgen". - Mit handschr. Widmung auf dem Vorsatz. Der Einband (berieben und bestossen) wurde ca. 1920 neu aufgebunden und mit dem alten Material restauriert. Papier zu Beginn stärker sonst nur vereinzelt stockfleckig.

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

      London: F.S. Ellis, 1870. Inscribed by William Morris to Algernon Swinburne. Translated from the Icelandic by Eirikr Magusson and William Morris. First edition, one of 750 copies. 4 pp, of adverts at the rear. 8vo., original elaborately gilt patterned dark green cloth designed by Morris, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Cloth worn at the bottom edge and spine with a 1inch piece missing from the top of the spine, some waterstaining limited to the endpapers and tape repairs to the rear hinge. Still a good sound copy with an incredible association, housed in a green cloth clam-shell box. Inscribed on the half-title "Algernon Charles Swinburne/from his friend William Morris". An early work by Morris, inscribed to one of the great poets of the time, a personal friend and admirer and an intimate member, like Morris, of the Pre-Raphealite group. An astonishing association copy.

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        [Promotional Photo Album]: Rawley Springs, Va

      [Harrisonburg, Va.?. circa 1870]. Small quarto. Half-leather and cloth with black morocco label on front board with decorations and "Rawley Springs, Va." in gilt. Printed description of Rawley Springs tipped onto front pastedown. Glazed salmon-colored thick card leaves with printed decorative border and "Rawley, Va." printed on each leaf, and with 30 albumen photographs of the various attractions of the resort tipped-in, beneath all but a few is a printed, tipped-in caption (the others have handwritten captions). The images are approximately 5.5" x 4". A few early ownership signatures, the earliest in 1875, including that of J.S. Strayer of Harrisonburg, joints reveal older but fairly slight and effective repair at the extremities, boards a bit bowed, a little smudging on a few of the leaves, but else near fine, and the images are rich and bright. The album depicts Major Zack, the Manager of the Springs; hotels, including The Virginia House, The Baltimore House, and The Washington House; the "Old Laundry"; black waiters posing in a dining room; another of black servant, "Uncle Sim Lightfoot"; a group of distinguished looking gentleman in front of a gazebo labeled "Fat Men of Rawley"; other groups of tourists outdoors at The Gent's Bowling Alley and Billiard Rooms; men fishing; various natural wonders; and other views that seem to indicate that Rawley Springs would be a very nice place to visit. Rawley Springs was (and is) nine miles west of Harrisonburg, near the border with West Virginia. It became a resort starting in 1810 for those looking to enjoy the medicinal waters. The town suffered a serious setback when both The Virginia House and The Washington House burned in 1886. They were rebuilt and burned again in 1915. Unrecorded. OCLC locates no copies, but does locate a small promotional pamphlet for the Springs printed about the same time (one copy each of four successive editions: 1873, 1874, 1875, and 1876). An esthetically pleasing, thoroughly fascinating, and unrecorded promotional album. .

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        Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

      Paris, Bureaux de la Publication, Typographie de Rouge frères et Comp., 1870. Tres tomos en un volúmen en 12vo.; 192 pp., + 190 pp. + 192 pp. Ejemplar falto de los tomos cuatro y cinco. Encuadernación en media tela, de la época.

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        Pastoral del Excelentísimo Señor Arzobispo de Westminster sobre la Infalibilidad del Papa. Traducida del inglés y aumentada con un prólogo y un apéndice por el Ilustrísimo Señor Obispo de Antinoë, Vicario Apostólico de Gibraltar [Doctor Juan Bautista Scandella]

      Turin, Imprenta de Pedro de Jacinto Marietti, 1870. 4to.; XVII pp., 108 pp., 1 h. Enc. moderna en media tela. El Doctor Scandella, nacido en Gibraltar, era miembro de una ilustre y antigua familia gibraltareña de orígen genovés. Estudió en Londres y en Roma y ejerció primeramente como Vicario en Corfu con el Ejército Británico volviendo a su tierra natal tras diez años esta vez al servicio del Obispo Hughes y siendo posteriormente consagrado Obispo de Antinoë en Londres en 1857 por el propio Cardenal Wiseman. Su prelatura gibraltareña está llena de hechos notables, como son su decision de hacer retornar pacíficamente a Gibraltar en 1864 la imágen original de Nuestra Señora de Europa que se hallaba en Algeciras desde 1704 junto a la construcción de su Capilla en Saint Bernard's Road y su entronización en 1866. Es notable igualmente su decidida apuesta por la educación y a él se deben las Escuelas de Rosia Parade, Catalan Bay, Lime Kiln Road y las de la Cripta de la Iglesia de Saint Joseph. Tomó tambien parte destacada en los trabajos del Concilio Vaticano en el Comité «De Fide», al que sería referida en marzo de 1870 la cuestión de la infalibilidad del Papa.

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        Le Nouveau Merdiana.

      - Le Nouveau Merdiana ou Manuel scatologique par une Société de Gens sans gêne. A Paris et en tous lieux, [Lille, Imprimerie Six-Horemans], 1870, pet. in-8, bradel papier à motifs floraux, pièce de titre rouge orangé, non rogné, couv. cons. (rel. de l'ép.), VIII-160 pp. (SS47) Nouvelle édition de ce classique attribué à Alphonse de Martainville, paru en 1803, réédité en 1840 et en 1870 (Gay, tome 5, page 61 pour Merdiana et page 270 pour Le Nouveau Merdiana). Voir aussi Lorenz, II, 336, VII-160 pp. et Catalogue des livres en vente à la même librairie [6 pp.]. Frontispice scatologique sur cuivre, vignettes et culs-de-lampe gravés sur bois. Petite usure en tête.

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        South Australia. Standing Rules and Orders for regulating the public business of the House of Assembly. [and three other works]

      W.C. Cox, Adelaide 1870 - Four works bound together, duodecimo, owner's signatures on front end paper; fine, in a handsome crimson roan presentation binding, lettered in gilt to front and spine. A charming and quite remarkable little volume, with four apparently unrecorded works relating to the establishment and running of South Australia's first representative parliament. Particularly notable is the fact that the first two more substantial publications print the rules and orders for public business and private bills in the House of Assembly, and must have been of invaluable assistance to the volume's original owner, Sir George Strickland Kingston, who, a manuscript note explains, was the first Speaker.Sir George Strickland Kingston (1807-1880) had promoted South Australian colonisation in 1834, and was appointed deputy surveyor general to the new colony two years later. Although he wore many hats in the colony during his long career, he was first elected to the Legislative Council in 1851, where he cemented his reputation as a 'republican and a fiery supporter of civil and religious liberty' (ADB). In the first parliament under responsible government in 1857, he was elected South Australia's first Speaker in the House of Assembly.The volume includes the rule and orders for "regulating the public business" in the lower house (xviii, 116 pp.); the rules and orders relating to Private Bills (v, 23 pp.); an 1856 "Act to establish a Constitution for South Australia" (drop-title, 18 pp.); and an 1858 "Act to confer certain Powers and Privileges on the Houses of Parliament of South Australia" (drop-title, 7 pp.). All four works were printed by the Government Printer Cox.A similar work was prepared for the Legislative Council in 1878 by the printer Spiller, but all of these earlier House of Assembly-related work appears to be unrecorded. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Ornement Polychrome: Cent Planches en Couleurs or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs de Tous les Styles Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaissance, XVIIe et XVIIIe Siecle; Recueil Historique et Pratique (Volume 1, First Series)

      Paris: Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres, 1870. Hardbound. Good+, some soiling or age toning to many sheets, images are unaffected but do show slight muting on occassion. A solid, tight volume with a tiny ownership stamp on the rear of each plate which in no way bleeds through to the image.. Old red library buckram, art school bookplate, 100 polychrome (chromolithograph) color plates and accompanying pages of text. Text is in French. This volume contains a 60-page general introduction, followed by 100 plates, includes descriptive pages between the plates. We see examples and illustrations of ornamental designs on porcelain, tapestries, enamels, silks, jewellery, illuminated manuscripts, stained glass, jewelry, furniture, etc. Overall a stunning volume.

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        A SALESMAN'S PROSPECTUS FOR "THE INNOCENTS ABROAD, OR, THE NEW PILGRIM'S PROGRESS."

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1870 - A Salesman's Dummy Apparently Recording the Purchase ofTwain's Early Travel Account by a Prominent Illinois Jurist. 226 x 149 mm mm (9 x 5 3/4"). [80] pp. of sample text (irregularly paginated), [16] leaves of subscription forms (mostly blank). Publisher's black cloth, upper cover with gilt vignette title, lower cover with American Publishing Company device in blind, sample cloth and sheepskin binding options affixed to pastedowns. Housed in a fine later black niger morocco clamshell box With 33 illustrations, comprised of 16 engraved plates with tissue guards, 17 text engravings. Foldout advertisement (with five-inch closed tear) for the publisher's "Family Bible" bound in at rear. Spine head and tail with minor chips, corners somewhat worn, a dozen small blisters in the cloth covering the upper board, but still A SURPRISINGLY WELL-PRESERVED COPY of a category of book almost always encountered in various states of wreckage, this copy entirely clean, completely solid, and with few signs of use in general. Providing a pre-publication sample of content and binding versions for Twain's classic steamship voyage to Europe and the Middle East, this is a salesman's prospectus that time has treated with unusual kindness. The author's first commercial success, the book (in its full-blooded form) is replete with insightful and humorous commentary. As was the custom with many books issued by The American Publishing Company, this copy was sold, not through bookstores, but rather by subscription, using a national network of sales representatives. From town to town they tramped, from city to city they canvassed, door-to-door salesmen who carried with them abridged samples--like the present item--of the books they had for sale. This example contains specimen text, illustrations, binding options and prices, testimonials, reviews, advertisements, and subscription forms. Our anonymous salesman apparently had a brief career, with only two orders entered on the bound-in subscription form: M. Ballou of Princeton, Illinois, ordered a copy in Library Leather with Sprinkled Edge for $4, and C. L. Smith of Princeton ordered one in fine cloth with gilt edge for the same price. Since Princeton, Illinois, is not a large town, and since Ballou is not a terribly common name, it is certainly possible that the first person to succumb to the temptation of the present salesman's dummy was Martin Ballou, the prominent jurist of that name who was born in Halifax, Vermont, in 1812. Ballou attended Harvard, was admitted to the bar in his home state in 1839, and then moved to Princeton, where he was elected Judge of the Circuit Court in 1857, became one of the most well-respected members of his profession in the region, and lived to the end of the century. With the present special object, our salesman's failure turns out to be our own success, for it allowed this dummy (the book, not the salesman) to retire gracefully prior to decrepitude. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire d'Angleterre depuis l'avénement de Jacques II Histoire du règne d

      Paris: Charpentier, 1870. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1870 , 6 tomes en 6 Vol. in 12 (12x18,5cm), relié. - Second edition and first Charpentier for these two books. The history of England (2 volumes) was translated by Jules Peyronnet, and the story of William (4 volumes) by Amédée Pichot. Half red morocco iced over. Binding unsigned master. Back to nerves ornate. Title, volume number with golden date tail. Double gold band on the flats. Golden head. Scattered spots. Very nice copy, perfectly prepared and beautifully decorative series. Whig history Macaulay had a profound impact, although later he was blamed his vision, that of belonging to a liberal Whig and analyzing the Revolution of 1668 as a glorious act for the future of England. The Whigs have always shown their opposition to royal absolutism. Macaulay's writings were praised for the quality of their prose and their main thesis, that of England constant march towards progress since the famous Revolution of 1668. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition et première chez Charpentier pour ces deux ouvrages. L'histoire d'Angleterre (2 volumes) a été traduite par Jules de Peyronnet, et l'histoire de Guillaume (4 volumes) par Amédée Pichot. Demi maroquin rouge glacé à coins. Reliure de maître non signée. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Titre, tomaison dorés avec date en queue. Double filet doré sur les plats. Tête dorée. Rousseurs éparses. Très bel exemplaire, parfaitement établi, et série superbement décorative. l'histoire Whig de Macaulay eut un profond retentissement, même si plus tard, on lui reprocha sa vision, celle d'un libéral appartenant au parti whig et analysant la Révolution de 1668 comme un acte glorieux pour l'avenir de l'Angleterre. Les Whigs se sont toujours illustrés par leur opposition à l'absolutisme royal. Les écrits de Macaulay furent loués pour la qualité de leur prose et leur thèse principale, celle d'une Angleterre en marche constante vers le progrès depuis la fameuse révolution de 1668.

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        Le jour de l'an du vagabond EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1870. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1870, 9x15,5cm, relié. - Edition partly original. Binding half shagreen fir, flat spine decorated with blind fillets and double gilt, small traces of friction on the joint, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, lightly bumped corners, curious bookplate Napoleonic glued on a guard. beautiful autograph dedication of the author Cressonnois "... the fear of the police is the beginning of wisdom ..." bookplate printed on the half-title page, a record label at the top of the Seller first guard. Frontispiece, an etching by André Gill. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale. Reliure en demi chagrin sapin, dos lisse orné de filets à froid et de doubles filets dorés, petites traces de frottements sur les mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins légèrement émoussés, curieux ex-libris napoléonien encollé sur une garde. Bel envoi de Albert Glatigny à Cressonnois "...la crainte de la gendarmerie est le commencement de la sagesse..." Ex-libris imprimé sur la page de faux-titre, une trace d'étiquette de libraire en tête de la première garde. En frontispice, une eau-forte de André Gill.

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        Am Waldbach" originales Ölgemälde auf Papier ca.33x44,5cm; auf Karton und dann erneut auf Spanplatte montiert; rechts unten signiert; um 1870

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        Nerf pneumo-gastrique droit. Large folding hand-col. litho. Tm.3",pl.43 by Roussin after Jacob. 25x15.5inches

      Paris, 1870. Very faint soiling around the edges, otherwise in very good condition.

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        [Promotional Photo Album]: Rawley Springs, Va

      [Harrisonburg, Va.?. circa 1870]. Small quarto. Half-leather and cloth with black morocco label on front board with decorations and "Rawley Springs, Va." in gilt. Printed description of Rawley Springs tipped onto front pastedown. Glazed salmon-colored thick card leaves with printed decorative border and "Rawley, Va." printed on each leaf, and with 30 albumen photographs of the various attractions of the resort tipped-in, beneath all but a few is a printed, tipped-in caption (the others have handwritten captions). The images are approximately 5.5" x 4". A few early ownership signatures, the earliest in 1875, including that of J.S. Strayer of Harrisonburg, joints reveal older but fairly slight and effective repair at the extremities, boards a bit bowed, a little smudging on a few of the leaves, but else near fine, and the images are rich and bright. The album depicts Major Zack, the Manager of the Springs; hotels, including The Virginia House, The Baltimore House, and The Washington House; the "Old Laundry"; black waiters posing in a dining room; another of black servant, "Uncle Sim Lightfoot"; a group of distinguished looking gentleman in front of a gazebo labeled "Fat Men of Rawley"; other groups of tourists outdoors at The Gent's Bowling Alley and Billiard Rooms; men fishing; various natural wonders; and other views that seem to indicate that Rawley Springs would be a very nice place to visit. Rawley Springs was (and is) nine miles west of Harrisonburg, near the border with West Virginia. It became a resort starting in 1810 for those looking to enjoy the medicinal waters. The town suffered a serious setback when both The Virginia House and The Washington House burned in 1886. They were rebuilt and burned again in 1915. Unrecorded. OCLC locates no copies, but does locate a small promotional pamphlet for the Springs printed about the same time (one copy each of four successive editions: 1873, 1874, 1875, and 1876). An esthetically pleasing, thoroughly fascinating, and unrecorded promotional album. .

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        14 autograph letter fragments, written in English and German, partly signed "FL".

      No place, c.1870s. - To various addressees an various themes, among them a letter draft to the Hungarian Nobleman Albert Apponyi (1846-1933), to whom Liszt writes of the Academy of Music in Budapest, his interest in Hungarian art and his desire to be useful for his country. - Provenance: Robert Bory, musicologist.

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        THE HEATHEN CHINEE

      The Western News Company, Chicago 1870 - First edition consisting of 9 loose illustrated cards by Joseph Hull with words by the author with original decoratively printed envelope which is separated along all sides a clean bright set. Picture. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, Signed, from President Grant to General William Tecumseh Sherman, Inviting Sherman to a Reception with a Delegation of Leading Chiefs of the Sioux Tribe]. Washington, D.C. June 6, 1870

      - [4]pp. Mailing folds, minor edge toning. President Grant Invites General Sherman to a reception for Sioux Chiefs A congenial letter from President Grant to Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, inviting Sherman and his wife to join him at the White House that evening for a reception with the "delegation of the Indians now in Washington? The Cabinet and their ladies and most of the Diplomatic Corps with their ladies are to be present also. There has been no invitation sent to any one but those coming expressed a desire to be present. Yours truly U.S. Grant." Sherman has noted on the verso of the third page, "Absent at time of its receipt." In June 1870, President Grant hosted the Sioux tribal chiefs Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, and Swift Bear in Washington, one of many such meetings between Grant and Native American leadership, but one of particular importance. The three chiefs were the leaders of several sub-divisions of the Sioux nation, and those most inclined to seek a peaceful settlement with the encroaching United States. This meeting garnered a front-page illustration in the June 18, 1870 issue of Harper's Weekly , showing Grant shaking hands as he greets the three leaders. Grant's "Indian Peace Policy" met with limited success, and though the policy certainly embodied the cultural values of the era, in hindsight seems misguided. Tribes either agreed to go on reservations (as these three Sioux leaders did), or were pressed to do so. Sherman, serving as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army from 1869 to 1883, oversaw the enforcing of this policy. He pursued this with the vigor and ruthlessness he had applied to Georgia in the Civil War, developed a rather virulent hatred of those Sioux Indians who did not go onto reservations, remarking after Custer's defeat at Little Bighorn that "hostile savages like Sitting Bull and his band of outlaw Sioux.must feel the superior power of the Government." An interesting presidential letter at a key point in United States policy towards Native Americans.

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        THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. First edition. Contents and binding fine. First edition. vii, 190p. Steel engraved portrait with extra title and 12 plates by S. L. Fildes. Bound by Riviere in full red crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and fancy floral panel ornaments in gilt, the covers with triple fillet rules, fancy dentelles. Dickens' last and unfinished book. Podeschi A155; Eckel p. 97.

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        A SALESMAN'S PROSPECTUS FOR "THE INNOCENTS ABROAD, OR, THE NEW PILGRIM'S PROGRESS."

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1870. n. Hardcover. A Salesman's Dummy Apparently Recording the Purchase ofTwain's Early Travel Account by a Prominent Illinois Jurist. 226 x 149 mm mm (9 x 5 3/4"). [80] pp. of sample text (irregularly paginated), [16] leaves of subscription forms (mostly blank). Publisher's black cloth, upper cover with gilt vignette title, lower cover with American Publishing Company device in blind, sample cloth and sheepskin binding options affixed to pastedowns. Housed in a fine later black niger morocco clamshell box With 33 illustrations, comprised of 16 engraved plates with tissue guards, 17 text engravings. Foldout advertisement (with five-inch closed tear) for the publisher's "Family Bible" bound in at rear. Spine head and tail with minor chips, corners somewhat worn, a dozen small blisters in the cloth covering the upper board, but still A SURPRISINGLY WELL-PRESERVED COPY of a category of book almost always encountered in various states of wreckage, this copy entirely clean, completely solid, and with few signs of use in general. Providing a pre-publication sample of content and binding versions for Twain's classic steamship voyage to Europe and the Middle East, this is a salesman's prospectus that time has treated with unusual kindness. The author's first commercial success, the book (in its full-blooded form) is replete with insightful and humorous commentary. As was the custom with many books issued by The American Publishing Company, this copy was sold, not through bookstores, but rather by subscription, using a national network of sales representatives. From town to town they tramped, from city to city they canvassed, door-to-door salesmen who carried with them abridged samples--like the present item--of the books they had for sale. This example contains specimen text, illustrations, binding options and prices, testimonials, reviews, advertisements, and subscription forms. Our anonymous salesman apparently had a brief career, with only two orders entered on the bound-in subscription form: M. Ballou of Princeton, Illinois, ordered a copy in Library Leather with Sprinkled Edge for $4, and C. L. Smith of Princeton ordered one in fine cloth with gilt edge for the same price. Since Princeton, Illinois, is not a large town, and since Ballou is not a terribly common name, it is certainly possible that the first person to succumb to the temptation of the present salesman's dummy was Martin Ballou, the prominent jurist of that name who was born in Halifax, Vermont, in 1812. Ballou attended Harvard, was admitted to the bar in his home state in 1839, and then moved to Princeton, where he was elected Judge of the Circuit Court in 1857, became one of the most well-respected members of his profession in the region, and lived to the end of the century. With the present special object, our salesman's failure turns out to be our own success, for it allowed this dummy (the book, not the salesman) to retire gracefully prior to decrepitude.

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        La bonne chanson EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1870. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1870, 9,5x16cm, relié. - First Edition printed 570 copies. Bound in full black morocco, smooth spine, date tail wheels Cold caps, decorated with interlacing threads of green, blue and yellow dotted with gold circles on the flat and still on his back, and guards of contreplats silk moire golden covers and spine preserved, all edges gilt; bordered the same morocco and lined with felt cream, elegant set of signed Alix case. Very nice copy well established. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 570 exemplaires. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête or, reliure signée Aussourd. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

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        THE EXPRESS TRAIN

      Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., New York 1870 - Original, hand-colored lithograph. A Very Good to Near Fine print. Small folio; mage size: 8" x 12 1/2". Very light age-toning to the paper. Framed in early 20th century wood frame with glaze. On the reverse of the frame is an Arthur Ackermann & Sons label, designating this as coming from their Chicago gallery, with the title listed as "The Express Train" by Currier and Ives. *** In 1988, the American Historical Print Collectors Society (AHPCS), asked its members to rank the Currier and Ives' Small, and Large folio prints to reflect the changing tastes of Americans, since they were first ranked in 1938. THE EXPRESS TRAIN ranked 21 in the small category. *** [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        TA., Schloss, "Schloss zu Höchst a/Main. Besitz des Herrn Friedrich Sonntag ..

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. v. J. Schlieshahn ( Druck von F. Bauer ), um 1870, 33,3 x 47,5.

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        Les chats. Cinquieme edition augmentee de planches en couleur et d'eaux-fortes

      J. Rothschild, Paris 1870 - Bell\'ex libris al contropiatto anteriore. Ottimo stato generale di conservazione Rara e ricercata Edition de Luxe per le splendide incisioni originali di Manet Lambert Gautier Crafty Marie Champfleury Hugo Delacroix MŽrimŽe Hokusa• Larchey Prisse d'Avesnes Grandville Viollet-le-Duc etc. XIV + 332 con ill.n.t. e 8 tavv.f.t. anche a colori p. - in-8 m.pelle cordonata coeva titoli oro al dorso

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        Papier peint / Tissu d' ameublement ].

      1870 - Album in-4, percaline noire, composé de 21 ff. de carton , portant, contrecollés recto- verso, plus d' une trentaine de projets finement exécutés, à la gouache, sur papiers de couleur en général sombre, aux motifs uniquement floraux. Sans indication de date, mais mi- XIXème. Beau et rare document sur cette industrie de l' éphémère, provenant d' une fabrique de tissus dauphinoise. La reliure est modeste et fatiguée, (plus de dos), certains échantillons fragiles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Ornement Polychrome: Cent Planches en Couleurs or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs de Tous les Styles Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaissance, XVIIe et XVIIIe Siecle; Recueil Historique et Pratique (Volume 1, First Series)

      Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres, Paris 1870 - Old red library buckram, art school bookplate, 100 polychrome (chromolithograph) color plates and accompanying pages of text. Text is in French. This volume contains a 60-page general introduction, followed by 100 plates, includes descriptive pages between the plates. We see examples and illustrations of ornamental designs on porcelain, tapestries, enamels, silks, jewellery, illuminated manuscripts, stained glass, jewelry, furniture, etc. Overall a stunning volume. Good+, some soiling or age toning to many sheets, images are unaffected but do show slight muting on occassion. A solid, tight volume with a tiny ownership stamp on the rear of each plate which in no way bleeds through to the image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Great Metropolis New York City Guide

      1870. NEW YORK. The Great Metropolis New York City Guide. Phelps' New York City Guide to All That Can be Seen, and How to See it. With Street Directory. viii, 9-70, [2] pp. Illustrated with large fold-out hand-coloured wood engraved frontispiece, wood engraved frontispiece, 11 wood engraved views of buildings plus large hand-coloured wood engraved map of the city. 12mo., 150 x 85 mm, bound in publisher's dark purple cloth, title stamped in gilt on covers, blind stamped on back cover. New York: Gaylord Watson, 1870. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of this popular guide to New York City. First published in 1852, this guide went through several editions throughout the end of the nineteenth century. This edition includes a magnificent fold-out frontispiece with a colourful map of Central Park, a view of lower Manhattan plus maps of the greater metropolitan area and lower Manhattan.

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        [Pesni kolybelnaja i detskija i pribautki. Posvjashchajetsja russkim detjam] (Lullabies, children's songs and nursery rhymes)

      (Strasbourg): (Zilberman), 1870. First edition. Softcover. poor to good+. Folio. 38 (9)pp. Original illustrated gray wraps with red lettering on cover. Three illustrated title pages. Lullabies and nursery rhymes, augmented by 8 pages with original scores, dedicated to the Russian children. Rare illustrated children's book with outstanding b/w illustrations and beautiful floral framing. Text in Russian. Wraps frayed along edges with chips and light creasing; back cover detached but present. Spine missing. Some foxing in margins not affecting images. Wraps in overall poor, interior in good- to good+ condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        The Mystery of Edwin Drood

      London: Chapman and Hall. , 1870. Octavo. Original dark green bead-grain cloth, spine lettered in gilt and decoratively stamped in black, sawtooth and double-line border to front board in black enclosing an elaborate vignette comprising elaborate dot-and-line work in black and titles in uncial and versal lettering gilt, four-line border enclosing central shield device to rear board in black, fore edge untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece by J. H. Baker, vignette title page and 12 plates after S. L. Fildes. Ownership ink-stamp to front free endpaper. Spine lightly bumped, edges and title page foxed, sporadic light spotting as usual just a touch heavier towards front and rear, discreet pencil correction to p. 21, plate XII with small tear to margin to no loss of image, the cloth clean and fresh and the gilt lettering remarkably bright, an excellent copy. First edition in book form, a superbly preserved example of the original cloth binding, really very scarce in this condition; this copy binding variant A with the sawtooth border to the front board and the rear board stamped in black rather than in blind, though without the yellow-coated endpapers or red-sprinkled edges called for by Carter, suggestive perhaps of some intermediate state between A and B, this last distinguished in part by its plain edges and the possibility of "yellowish white" endpapers. The Mystery of Edwin Drood appeared originally as six monthly parts, from April to September 1870, and was published in book-form on 31 August 1870. "Dickens was working on Drood in his little Swiss chalet (the gift of his actor friend Charles Fechter) in the garden at Gad's Hill on the morning of 8 June 1870, the day on which he later suffered a stroke from which he died the following day". The publisher's printed notice in the sixth and last-published part, dated 12th August 1870, makes the affecting observation of the unfinished manuscript that "its last entire page had not been written two hours when the event occurred which one very touching passage in it (grave and sad but also cheerful and reassuring) might seem almost to have anticipated". Though the novel was unfinished, "soon a whole Drood 'industry' (which still flourishes today) grew up, concerned with providing a plausible solution to the mystery" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Collection of Four Large Original Photographs of Rome].

      1870 - Ca. 1870. Four large mounted albumen prints each ca. 27x38 cm (10 ½ x 15 in). Two captioned in negative Foro Romano; 32 Interno del Colosoco Roma. The mounts with some wear and soiling, one with tears and creases, but overall a very good collections of early photographs. The attractive Rome photographs in this collection include two photographs of the Coliseum (exterior & interior) and two of the Forum including the Temple of Saturn.

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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