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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.

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Frey Fine Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Thierry Gauville]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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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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        Micronesia Missionary - 1870 - Signed Document

      - 1870 Micronesian Treaty Between Foreign Missionaries and the High Chiefs of Tarawa Islands. Contemporary copy of a treaty by which Naevaia and Kaiea ae Tekabu, the High Chiefs of Tarawa, "agree to pay to the Missionary agent of the American Board of Commissioners for the Foreign Missions Stationed in the Gilbert Islands . (50) Fifty Casks Coconut Oil. and [to] forever confine ourselves to our own part of the island and refrain from war., 9 1/2" x 8", 1870, 23 May, 1p. Treaties involving native royalty, especially Micronesian, are exceedingly rare and historically important.

      [Bookseller: Cross & Crown Rare Books]
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        Letter, signed ("George S Boutwell") as Secretary of the Treasury, to P M McFadden, Collector of Customs, Wiscasset, Maine, enclosing the Proclamation of of Oct 8 by President Grant, outlning U S policies of neutrality toward France and Germany; enjoining McFadden to enforce the duties imposed by the Proclamation during hostilities

      N.p., [Washington, D.C.?], 1870. 1-1/2 pp., in secretarial hand, in ink, on 2 sheets of ruled Treasury Department letterhead. [with:] Grant, U.S., President of the United States. Printed Proclamation "By the President of the United States." 3 pp., 8vo, Oct. 8, 1870. 4to. Both letter and proclamaton very good. In brown cloth chemise. 1-1/2 pp., in secretarial hand, in ink, on 2 sheets of ruled Treasury Department letterhead. [with:] Grant, U.S., President of the United States. Printed Proclamation "By the President of the United States." 3 pp., 8vo, Oct. 8, 1870. 4to. Grant Enforces U.S. Neutrality in the Franco-Prussian War. Upon the the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war in the summer of 1870., President Grant issued a proclamation in August, 1870, declaring a policy of U.S. neutrality toward France and the North German Federation and its allies. In the enclosed porclamation of October 8, Grant further outlines that policy, declaring that "any frequenting and use of the waters within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States by the armed vessels of either belligerent ... must be regarded as unfriendly and offensive..." In departmental letter from the the U.S. Treasurer to his customs officials, Boutwell enjoins his staff "to aid in the execution of those parts of the Proclamation which relate to the stay and departure of the armed vessels of the belligerents. Any violation of the Proclamation which shall come to your knowledge you will at once make known to the District Attorney of your District, and also report the same to the Secretary of the Treasury by letter, or by telegraph ...".

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        Esemplare della Divina Commedia donata dal Papa Lambertini (Benedetto XIV)

      Gaetano Romagnoli 1870-73 (Dante Alighieri). Bologna, Gaetano Romagnoli, 1870 - 73. Esemplare della Divina Commedia donata dal Papa Lambertini (Benedetto XIV) con tutti i suoi libri allo studio di Bologna, edito secondo la sua ortografia, illustrato dai confronti di altri XIX codici danteschi inediti e fornito di note critiche da Luciano Scarabelli. 3 volumi in - 8°, br. edit. xlvii, 652; xviii, 702; xxvi, 716 pp. Ottimo esemplare con barbe. Mambelli, Annali delle edizioni dantesche, 375. Edizione di 650 esemplari. Fa parte della " Collezione di opere inedite o rare dei primi tre secoli della lingua" n. 28, 29, 30. Uff. Mob. 2

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        The Mystery of Edwin Drood First edition in 6 parts

      Chapman and Hall, London. First edition in parts. Some chipping to edges, few back covers loose but present. Part 6 ""Concerning stitches" ad present 18 pence price. Part 2 "Cork hats" ad present though torn and chipped. "Edwin Drood Advertiser" present in all issues. Part 4: Chapman & Hall's Recent Publications, 8pp present. Part 5 Chapman and Co ad present. 12 wood engravings, Frontispiece of Dickens present. A little professional paper repair will make this a very presentable example. * Other scans available. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1870.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Italienische Villen. Eigenhändige Übersetzungen und Durchzeichnungen nach Percier & Fontaine, Choix des plus célèbres maisons de plaisance de Rome et des ses environs, Paris 1824.

      Nicht signiert und datiert; wohl Berlin, nach 1870. - Folio (34 : 21.5 cm) 8 Bl., das letzte weiß. Mit 8 montierten Bleistiftzeichnungen auf Transparentpapier, 1 laviert. Busse (1834-96) besuchte die Berliner Baukademie. Ab 1857 nahm er an der Restaurierung des Halberstädter Doms teil, legte 1863 das Baumeisterexamen ab und erhielt den Schinkelpreis. Schon seit 1862 war er unter Stüler an der Planung der Nationalgalerie beteiligt, die er nach dessen Tod 1865 kurzfristig weiterführte. Busse wurde 1866 mit dem Ausbau, ab 1879 mit dem Neubau der Preußischen Staatsdruckerei (später Reichsdruckerei) beauftragt, deren Leitung er 1872 übernahm. 1881-83 baute Busse das Hertzberg-Schloß Britz (Neukölln) im Stil der Neorenaissance um. - Das vorliegende Heft stammt aus einem Nachlaßkonvolut Busses. Auf dem Deckblatt hat Busse die 24 von Percier & Fontaine behandelten Villen mit Ortsbezeichnung und Erbauungsjahr notiert. Vier sind mit dem Vermerk ?s. umstehend? oder ?s. hinten? gekennzeichnet: Casino Colonna, Villa Pia, Villa Altieri und Schlößchen Caprarola. Ihre Beschreibungen übersetzt er im Auszug und fügt Grundrisse mit Legenden sowie Ansichten in Durchzeichnungen hinzu. Der blattgroße Anlagenplan der Villa Pia ist laviert. - Der Hüllbogen im Falz eingerissen, die Pauspapiere mit etwas Durchschlag zur Gegenseite gebräunt, zwei im Rand eingerissen. Ansonsten sauber erhalten. Geheftet. - Beiliegend 4 lose Bl. mit 6 weiteren montierten Durchzeichnungen italienischer Kirchenfassaden und Architekturdetails nach A. Soller und G. L. Runge. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller & Draheim GbR]
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        Etudes sur les Tchinghianes ou Bohemiens de l'Empire Ottoman.:

      Constantinople: Imprimerie Antoine Koromela 1870 - A scarce account of gypsies and their Romany language in the Ottoman empire. Black 3084 A very good copy bound in later slightly sunned half calf, marbled boards.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Trostlied im heurigen Frühling 1870". Eigenh. Widmungsblatt mit U. (Monogramm "HvF").

      [Corvey], Frühjahr 1870. - Titelblatt und 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. "Zum Andenken gesendet für Frau Hedwig Stenger": "Nur die Hoffnung fest gehalten! / Wanke nicht bei Gram und Qual! / Alles wird sich schon gestalten: / Frühling wird es doch einmal! // Magst die lauen Winde fragen, / Wann sie wehn' um Berg und Thal, / Und sie werden dires sagen: / Frühling wird es doch einmal! // Bächlein rauscht vom Berg hernieder, / Blumen blüh'n im Sonnenstrahl, / Alle Vögel singen wieder: / Frühling wird es doch einmal! // Alles wird sich schon gestalten! / Wanke nicht bei Gram und Qual! / Nur die Hoffnung fest gehalten: / Frühling wird es doch einmal! // Mit deutschem Gruß u. Händedruck // HvF." Beiliegend Kuvert, eigenh. adressiert an Frau Hedwig Stenger, Gutsbesitzers-Gattin, Mixnitz, Kreis Bruck, Bezirk Bäreneck in Steiermark (verso rotes Lacksiegel der Fürstlichen Bibliothek Corvey; Briefmarken ausgeschnitten). Stellenweise minimale Feuchtigkeitsspuren. Beiliegend drei zeitgenöss. Buchhandelsanzeigen zu Werken Hoffmanns. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Album von Langensalza. Erinnerungs-Blätter gezeichnet und lithographirt von Robert Geissler.

      Langensalza: Moritz Ditter o.J., um 1870.. 12 Tonlithographien, 12 Tafeln je ca. 12 x 8 cm (in zeitgenöss. Buntpapiermappe mit aufgezogenem Titelblatt). Leicht stockfleckig, sonst sehr gut erhalten.. * Seltenes Album (komplett) mit reizvollen nach der Natur gezeichneten Ansichten: Gesamtansicht von Osten, Rathaus, Bonifaciuskirche, Bahnhof, Post, Neue Schule, Schützenhaus, Stephanikirche, Kath. Kirche, Gasthaus "Böhmen", "Bad Langensalza" (=Badehäuser im Park) sowie 4 kl. Denkmaldarstellungen auf 1 Blatt (Schlacht von 1866).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ruthild Jäger]
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        Poems

      London: F. S. Ellis, 1870. First edition. Original dark green smooth-wove cloth with famous Rossetti gilt design on both covers and spine consisting of bold blocks of petal and trellis motif, original blue floral endpapers. First issue with "27" for "275" on page 275. 282pp. 4pp ads at back. With full binder's ticket "Burn and Co." at rear, as called for. An exemplary copy, fine. Rarely seen thus in the first edition, with very minimal cover wear, both hinges intact and all pages clean and bright.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Tagebuch des Deutsch-Französischen Krieges 1870-1871. 3 Bände

      - Eine Sammlung der wichtigsten Quellen. Mit Karten und Plänen. Band 1: Vom 3. Juli bis 28. August 1870. Mit Plänen der Umgebung von Weissenburg, Wörth, Spichern, Straßburg und Metz und einer Übersichtskarte von Frankreich; Bd. 2: Vom 28. August bis 28. Oktober 1870. Mit Karten und Plänen der Umgebung von Beaumont-Sedan, Paris und Orleans; Band 3: Vom 29. Oktober bis zum Schluss. Mit Karten und Plänen der Umgebung von Amiens St. Quentin, Bapaume, Le Mans, Belfort-Montbeliard. Streng chronologische und minutiöse Darlegung der militärischen Ereignisse. Halbledereinband, ausklappbare sw-Karten. Leipzig: Verlag von G. Hirth 1871-1874. Zusammen 2991 Seiten. Bibliotheksexemplar.

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        Ornithologie du chasseur - Histoire naturelle, moeurs, habitudes, chasse des oiseaux de plaine, de bois et de marais

      1870. relié. D'OccasionétatCorrect. Paris, Rothschild éditeur, 1870. In/4 reliure demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs à titre doré, doré trois tranches, 50 planches en chromo-typographie sous serpentes, 168 p. Rousseurs sur les feuillets de texte mais aux planches qui ont conservées toute leur fraîcheur. Thiebaud col. 191.

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        Discours sur l'histoire universelle -

      Alfred Mame et Fils 1870 -, Tours - 1 volume. Grand in-8 443 pp. Reliure plein maroquin brun. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Triple filets dorés en encadrement sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Dentelle dorée intérieure. Reliure signée MAME. Intérieur avec petites piqûres. Illustré de gravures à l'eau-forte par V. FOULQUIER. Très bon état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 300 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 20 sur papier de Chine, second papier après 1 sur peau de vélin. Exemplaire enrichi de: une lettre autographe signée de MAME, du frontispice imprimé sur peau de vélin, d'une gravure sur Chine contrecollée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fireside Magician; or, the Art of Natural Magic Made Easy

      New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1870. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1870 1st edition. Bright and solid and VG+ in its wonderful pictorial cloth. Very light soiling along the top-edge of the rear panel, otherwise remarkably clean. "Being a familiar and scientific explanation of legerdemain, physical amusement, recreative chemistry, diversions with cards, and of all the minor mysteries of mechanical magic, with feats, as performed in public by Herr Alexander, Robert Houdin, "The Wizard of the North" and distinguished conjurors of all ages and nations". 12mo, 132 pgs. plus wonderful publisher's ads at front and rear.

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        The poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, including various additional pieces from MS. and other sources. Text carefully revised, with notes and a memoir by William Michael Rosetti * G A N Z P E R G A M E N T - H a n d e i n b a n d 2 Bände

      London, E.Moxon Son & co., 1870.. . Vollständige Ausgabe in eleganten, aufwendig hergestellten Handeinbänden: 2 Bände, gebunden in Ganzpergament / Pergament / GPgt / Pgt / 8vo im Format 13,4 x 18,4 cm mit Rückentitel auf Lederschildchen in Goldprägung, Ganzgoldschnitt, handgestochenem Kopfband, Pergamenthäubchen, Handvergoldung der Deckel (Liniendekoration) sowie Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Vorsätze aus glänzendem Handmarmorpapier. 504 und 602 Seiten, jeder Band mit einer Frontispiz-Abbildung (samt Seitenhemdchen). - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Bei Dünndruckpapier werden die Lagen zum Heften leicht vorgeritzt. Ein Einsägen oder gar Einraspeln der Bünde findet nicht statt. Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag ("Häubchen") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder-und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Luxus-Ausgabe in Ganzpergament-Handeinband in sehr guter Erhaltung (bei Band 2 ein Flecken unten auf dem Vorderdeckel, sonst sehr gut)

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        The Mystery of Edwin Drood First edition in 6 parts

      Chapman and Hall, London. First edition in parts. Some chipping to edges, few back covers loose but present. Part 6 ""Concerning stitches" ad present 18 pence price. Part 2 "Cork hats" ad present though torn and chipped. "Edwin Drood Advertiser" present in all issues. Part 5 Chapman and Co ad present. 12 wood engravings, Frontispiece of Dickens present. A little professional paper repair will make this a very presentable example. * Other scans available. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1870.

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        Le Monde comique illustré du n°94 au n°276 - Le Petit journal pour rire d EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Aux bureaux de l'Eclipse et de la Lanterne de Boquillon et Aux bureaux du Journal amusant, 1870. Fine. Aux bureaux de l'Eclipse et de la Lanterne de Boquillon et Aux bureaux du Journal amusant, Paris s.d. [Circa 1870], 21,5x31cm, relié. - Originale.binding Edition of the time in half blond sheepskin, smooth spine rubbed decorated with triple gilt, split bits on one side at the top and queue.Quelques tears and rousseurs.54 batch numbers for the comic world (missing n 95 to 98, 101, 102-113, 117, 119-152, 154-156, 158-166, 168-172, 174, 175, 177-182, 184, 187-195, 197-202, 205, 206 , 208, 212, 214, 216, 224-229, 231, 240, 248, 251-254, 256-269 and 272-275) and 41 batch numbers for the Petit journal pour rire (No. 116-176, 178 233, 236-265, 267, 270-283, 285-321, 322-364, 366-372, 375, 379, 384, 388-395, 397-402, 404, 405, 407, 409, 411, 417, 420-425, 427, 430-432, 434, 436, 437 and 439 missing). Each issue consists of eight pages and includes a one color enhanced by Robida for the comic world and Grevin in the Petit journal pour rire. Artistic contributions of Lefman mainly for the comic world, and Bertall, Daumier and Gillot among others for Small rire.En newspaper along with the fun seemed Journal from 1856 to 1904 Le Petit Journal pour rire, "popular" version of of smaller size and eight pages, cheaper too, most of his illustrations were taken from the Journal fun. The first editor was in Nadar. He was director for Eugene Philipon and Th. Deer. From the Number 9, the front cover presented an original composition which para color from number 50 From 1859 to 1889 Grevin was its author, then, from 1889, B. Gautier took the notes. Le Petit Journal pour rire suffers, too, interruptions during the War of 1870 and the union of these two Commune.Amusante regular competitors. --- 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 originale. Reliure de l'époque en demi basane blonde, dos lisse frotté orné de triples filets dorés, mors fendus sur un côté en tête et en queue. Quelques déchirures et rousseurs. 54 numéros discontinus pour le Monde comique (il manque les n°95 à 98, 101, 102 à 113, 117, 119 à 152, 154 à 156, 158 à 166, 168 à 172, 174, 175, 177 à 182, 184, 187 à 195, 197 à 202, 205, 206, 208, 212, 214, 216, 224 à 229, 231, 240, 248, 251 à 254, 256 à 269 et 272 à 275) et 41 numéros discontinus pour le Petit journal pour rire (n°116 à 176, 178 à 233, 236 à 265, 267, 270 à 283, 285 à 321, 322 à 364, 366 à 372, 375, 379, 384, 388 à 395, 397 à 402, 404, 405, 407, 409, 411, 417, 420 à 425, 427, 430 à 432, 434, 436, 437 et 439 manquants). Chaque numéro se compose de huit pages et comporte une une rehaussée en couleurs , par Robida pour le Monde comique et par Grévin dans le Petit journal pour rire. Contributions artistiques de Lefman principalement pour le Monde comique, et de Bertall, Daumier et Gillot entre autres pour le Petit journal pour rire. En même temps que le Journal amusant parut, de 1856 à 1904, Le Petit journal pour rire, version « populaire », de format plus petit et de huit pages, moins cher aussi, dont la plupart de ses illustrations étaient reprises du Journal amusant. Le premier rédacteur en chef en fut Nadar. Il eut pour directeur Eugène Philipon, puis Th. le Cerf. À partir du numéro 9, la première de couverture présenta une composition originale, laquelle se para de couleurs à partir du numéro 50. De 1859 à 1889, Grévin en fut l'auteur, puis, à partir de 1889, B. Gautier prit la relève. Le Petit Journal pour rire subit, lui aussi, des interruptions pendant la guerre de 1870 et la Commune. Amusante réunion de ces deux périodiques concurrents.

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        Poésies de Jules Barbey d' Aurevilly, commentées par lui- même.

      Bruxelles, imp. de J. H. Briard. (Pour Poulet- Malassis). 1870 - In- 8 ; (8)- 70 pp. ; 1/2 maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs, date en pied, fine rel. d' époque. Ed. en partie originale, tirée à 72 ex. sur Hollande, reprenant celle de Caen, 1854, "imprimée chez Hardel, à 36 exemplaires, par les soins de G.- S. Trebutien". Contient, entre autres pièces originales, une belle note autobiographique sur le rapport de Barbey à "l' eau de vie" et à l' ivresse, datée de 1855, pp. 60 à 63. Menus défauts à la reliure, très bon ex. La couv. n' a pas été conservée. Deux fois moins rare que l' E.O., tirée à 36 ex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description of a Notation for the Logic of Relatives.

      Welch Bigelow and Company, Cambridge 1870 - Memoirs of the American Academy, Vol. IX. TP + 1-62 + blank rear cover, Quarto, 9½" x 11¾", First Edition Offprint (Ketner P00052).The Rare Original Offprint of Description of a Notation for the Logic of Relatives.NOTE: Description of the Notation for the Logic of Relatives lacks the "Logic of Relatives" front cover (identical in type and appearance to the cover of Brief Description of the Algebra of Relatives - an item offered here separately) and has an unfortunate 1¼" x 6" cutout at the bottom of page 1 effecting the text on both pages 1 & 2. This deletion has been professional blended back into the text using a matching facsimile. The excision was made on page 2, neatly removing Peirce's footnote in which he introduces his important 'copula symbol' (-<) which he wrote was meant "to declare that the object of the term written before it is included under the object of the term written after it." For Peirce, reasoning is primarily and in its most elementary sense, reasoning about relations. This paper - and two other separately offered here - were ground-breaking papers contain important elements in his ongoing formulation of the foundational principles of modern logic in terms of those relations or, as he usually phrased it, their "relatives."Charles Sanders Peirce was the first American to take up the challenge of George Boole's program to find the mathematical laws of logic - a program that resulted in the formulation of today's modern logic. Peirce made numerous major contributions to this development between 1866 and 1914, but it was his technical papers written between 1867 and 1885 that established him as the greatest formal logician in the world and the most influential thinker to appear after Boole and before Ernst Schroeder. Peirce's papers can be notoriously difficult, but once Schroeder explicated them, they became well-known and widely influential in the field. DeMorgan, working on these same Boolean problems, founded the "algebra of relations" in an 1859 paper, but Peirce took his work and extended it much farther - while simultaneously expanding it into a powerful philosophical tool - beginning with this first 1870 paper: Description of a Notation for the Logic of Relatives. The paper radically modified, extended, and transformed Boolean algebra, making it applicable to propositions, relations, probability, and arithmetic. In this paper, Peirce laid the foundations of the logic of relations, the key technique for the logical analysis of mathematics, and invented the copula symbol of inclusion, the most important symbol in the logic of classes. Peirce, who was not known to be humble about himself or his work, commented in 1903: "In 1870, I made a contribution to this subject [logic] which nobody who masters the subject can deny was the most important excepting Boole's original work that ever has been made." (Peirce, Collected Papers, Volume III, p. 27; The Lowell Lectures of 1903.) Gathered and tied with original string utilizing three neat holes the center of the left edge. With just a bit of staining to the front cover (just below the bottom string hole) and in the upper right corner throughout, but getting lighter as the pages progress. With the excision described above professionally corrected with a matching facsimile text. Other than the unfortunate excision, this is remarkably well-preserved and handsome copy of this extremely rare piece by Charles Sanders Peirce. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        A History of British Birds

      London: Bell and Daldy, 1870., 1870. 6 volumes; quarto. With 365 hand coloured plates. Publisher's embossed green cloth with gilt pictorial titles to spines, gilt stamped birds to centre of upper. The preferred second edition with the plates no longer featuring the background colour. Binding a little rubbed with a few small nicks, bookplate to pastedown, some light and occasional foxing. Very Good.

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        L'Education sentimentale Histoire d'un jeune homme [2 Volumes]

      Michel Levy Freres. Hardcover. Paris, 1870. 8vo, contemporary cloth-backed boards, manuscript paper spline labels. First edition. Flaubert's last complete novel, written over a period of seven years. An attractive and sound copy of the first edition in a contemporary binding. A few faults: some normal shelfwear, one joint split, foxing to contents, lacking front free endpapers in second volume, owner's name on title pages. Remains sound and attractive. Vicaire III, page 726-727. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Good. 1870. First Edition.

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        Mystery of Edwin Drood, The

      1870. first edition. A Spectacular First Edition of ?"Edwin Drood?" in the Original PartsDICKENS, Charles. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. With Twelve Illustrations by S.L. Fildes, and a Portrait. London: Chapman and Hall, [April-September] 1870.First edition of Dickens?'s final work, left unfinished at the time of his death. In the original six monthly parts, as issued. Octavo (8 13/16 x 5 9/16 inches; 223 x 142 mm.). vii, [1, ?"Illustrations?"], 190, [2, advertisements] pp. Frontispiece portrait of Dickens (?"Engraved by J.H. Baker, from a Photograph taken in 1868, by Mason & Co.?"), wood-engraved vignette title by J. Brown, and twelve wood-engraved plates, two by the firm of Dalziel Brothers, ten by Charles Roberts, all after Samuel Luke Fildes.This set collates complete except for the 8-page Chapman & Hall's Recent Publications (at the end of part V). Part No. 1 has a duplicate of the first advertisement at the rear "Dr. De Jongh's Light Brown Cod Liver Oil"; The rare and fragile ?"Cork Hats?" ad is present in part No. II, ?"a thin sheet of actual cork split to the substance of ordinary news-paper, on both sides of which is printed the publicity matter?"—this example has been well preserved with just some mainly marginal loss. The front wrapper to part No. VI is earliest issue, with a slip ?"Price Eighteenpence?" pasted over the originally printed ?"One Shilling?" rather than correctly printed. It also has the first Wilcox & Gibbs ad, with ?"Concerning Stitches?" on the first page.Original pale green printed wrappers. Small neat repair to the spine edge of lower cover of part V. The spines of the parts have been remarkably and almost invisibly restored (many years ago). Minimal foxing and edge wear. In spite of these flaws, this is a near mint copy—certainly one of the finest that we have ever seen. Housed in a later green buckram clamshell case.?"When Dickens died on June 9, 1870, he had completed only enough of his manuscript to make up six instalments, leaving unfinished a work which had commanded the widest attention for its opening numbers, and which promised to be one of his most effective and popular books. Although only three parts had been issued prior to his death, publication of the work continued, and on completion with Part 6 of all available material, the vast army of readers was left high and dry as to ?'The Mystery.?' The design for the front cover was by C.A. Collins (brother of Wilkie Collins), and therein are depicted eight incidents of the story, which it is frequently suggested have a bearing on the eventual solution. The Author during the writing of the story never disclosed the ultimate development of his plot?" (Hatton and Cleaver).Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 371-382.

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        Bollettino ufficiale. N. 37 ( - 52). Ultimi dispacci. (Dal 6 settembre 1870 al 29 gennaio 1871)

      Tip. Galimberti 1870-71 17 manifesti stampati al recto cm 19,5 x 26 (uno cm 40 x 26). Raccolta non consecutiva di dispacci lanciati dall'Agenzia Stefani e pubblicati in Cuneo, che raccolgono notizie sugli avvenimenti militari e politici relativi alla guerra Franco Prussiana e alla contemporanea presa di Roma. I dispacci partono dal 6 settembre 1870, quindi dalla fine della prima parte della campagna che si era chiousaa con Sedan il rpimo settembre. Quasi contemporaneamente, l'8 settembre iniziano i dispacci sui movimenti e le insurrezioni in Lazio '...lungo la linea del confine da Orta ad Acquapendente sventola la bandiera tricolore... Il colonnello Decharrette condusse a montefiascone l'artiglieria...' Il 9 sono riportate le dichiarazioni di disinteresse da parte delle potenze europee relativamente al territorio Romano mentre si afferma che sola questione da regolarsi tra Italia e Vaticano, sono le condizioni dell'indipendenza spirituale della Santa Sede. Il 10 settembre viene pubblicata la notizia dhe il Re di Prussia abbia concluso la pace con Napoleone, mentre si annuncia l'imminente occupazione di Lione. L'11 si da conto dell'insurrezione della provinvia di Viterbo, dell'assalto alla gendarmeria di Valentano, della richiesta di Terracina e Velletri dell'ingresso delle truppe italiane. Viene anche pubblicata la circolare con la quale si stabilisce la nercessit? da parte dell'esercito di occupare i punti del territorio romano per mantenere l'ordine e la sicurezza della Santa Sede. Il 12 viene pubblicato il proclama di Cadorna ai romani '..non veniamo a portare la guerra ma la pace..' mentre si annunciano l'entrate nello staot della chiesa da parte di Bixio (da Orvieto passa a Montefiascone), Porto Felice, castro Ciofi, ecc. Con questi avvenimenti si incastrano i fatti di Francia: il 14 si riporta che la Germania non intende trattare con nessuno se non con napoleone III e che il giorno 10 fu bombardata Toul. Il 15 si da notizia della resa della fortezza di Civitavecchia e contemporaneamente dell'arrivo di 500 volontari americani nel porto di Tolone. Il 17 si annuncia la formazione delle nuove giunte municipali ad Anagni e Sguargola mentre le truppe italiane giungono a Veroli. Il 22 un dispaccio da Viterbo pubblica un manifesto pel plebiscito. Il 28 si annuncia la capitolazione di Strasburgo. Il primo ottobre si informa che l'Amminstrazione delle poste fu autorizzata a spedire mediante palloni aereostatici lettere con tassa di 20 centesimi e non superiori ai 4 gr. (fu il primo esempio al mondo di posta aerea). Il 27 ottobre si comunica con grande enfasi la resa di Metz (avvenuta il 23). Il 3 si informa della nascita del comitato di salute pubblica a Parigi. Il 29 gennaio 1871 si annuncia la resa di parigi firmata da Favre e Bismark il 27 gennaio. ITA

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        Journal Of A Landscape Painter In Corsica.

      London: Robert John Bush, 1870. - 8vo. pp. xvi, 272. with half-title. 1 map, 40 wood-engraved plates (incl. frontis.), & 40 wood-engraved text illus. A nice copy in original cloth (extremities bit frayed, some foxing to edges, outer leaves & endpapers). First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        As alfandegas chinesas de Macau. Analyse do parecer da Junta Consultiva do Ultramar sobre este objecto.

      Macau, Typographia de J. da Silva, 1870. - Frontispiece view of Macau. Wood-engraved frontispiece, (4 ll.), 166 pp., (5 ll.), large folding map of Macau. 8?, original pink printed wrappers (some chipping; spine gone). Browned. Uncut, partially unopened. Small tear to frontispiece. Overall in good condition. Inscribed (by the author?) to Antonio Gomes Roberto, Goa, at top of front wrapper. ---- FIRST EDITION. The author argues that the establishment of Chinese customs houses in Macau has ruined the trade of that city.Marques Pereira was born in Lisbon, 1839, and died in Bombay, 1881. He was the son of the naval superintendent in Goa and a lieutenant captain in the National Armada, Feliciano AntÛnio Marques Pereira, who had captained the corvette @D. Jo?o I during its 1860 voyage to Yedo, the capital of Japan, and subsequently wrote @Viagem da corveta Dom Jo?o I a capital do Jap?o no anno de 1860, published in 1863. ---- InnocÍncio XX, 210; on the author, see also VIII, 138-40. Gomes, @Bibliografia macaense 1186. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Man and Wife

      London: F.S. Ellis, 33 King Street, Covent Garden, 1870. First Edition, with half-titles. xiv, 356, 8 (ads); vi, 359, [1]; vi, 348 pp. Printer Savil, Edwards & Co. 3 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Near fine. First Edition, with half-titles. xiv, 356, 8 (ads); vi, 359, [1]; vi, 348 pp. Printer Savil, Edwards & Co. 3 vols. 8vo. Collins&#39; rarest book as per Sadleir&#39;s list and the most unusual imprint. It is an attack against the cult of athleticism. Parrish & Miller pp. 78-9; see Sadleir, Comparative Scarcities, p. 376 (no copy in Sadleir catalogue); Wolff 1364

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        GRAND TOUR 1869-1881. WATERCOLORS? ALBUM OF AN ENGLISH VOYAGER AND TOURIST.

      - Small Folio (32x26 cm) with 36 leaves, containing 36 watercolours, including larger ones ca. 16x25 cm (6 ½ x 10 in), and smaller ones ca. 9x15 cm (3 ½ x 6 in). The watercolours are mounted on slightly larger leaves supplemented with manuscript captions (in English) and then mounted on the album leaves. All but two watercolours have captions. A very good contemporary album with very elaborated forders tooled blind, gilt and coloured. Illustrated with 36 panoramic hand paintings and water colored views, from India to Scotland by the Red See, Middle East, via the Suez Canal and Mediterranean, Atlantic Coast, and French Riviera, and with many inland cities and sites. Captions undertitled with the following sequence: 1. Cape Guardafui May, 1870 2. Idem, from the Messagerie Imperiale S. S. Hooghly, May, 1870 3. Tellicherry 27th Oct. 4. Sunrise over Mount Horeb, or as some say Mount Sinai, May, 1870 5. View from Tivoli, across the Campagna, June 1870 6. The little and big Rops, with the Isle of Man in the distance, St. Mary?s Isle, Aug. 1870 7. Sunrise before rounding cape Comorin, 1 Nov. 1869 8. Island of Eigg from Roshven, Aug. 1870 9. Kirkcudbright from the Senwick Shore, 12th Aug. 1870 10. "Ellen?s Isle? ? Lock Katrine, Aug. 1870 11. The Berlengs off the Coast of Portugal, taken in our way out to India again, Nov. 1870 12. Hotel at Patterdale, 11th Augt. 1870 13. Just after we had rounded Cape Comorin, 1st Nov. 14. Cannonore, 27th Oct. 15. Rocks before reaching Cape Comorin & Syrian Churches, Monday 1st Nov. 16. Cape Comorin from the East, 1st Nov. 17. Vizagapatan, 12st Nov. 18. San Giovani Baptista, San Rémo, Febr. 1875 19. From Spezzia, 16th April, 75 20. The Diablerets from 'The Sigreal'. Lausanne, 1876 21. Moun Pilatus from Lucerne, July, 1876 22. Castle of Chillow [Chateau de Chillon] with Rhone Valley from Hotel Victoria at Glion, 18th Augt. 1876 23. [Castle of Oberhofen: non identified] 24. [Another non identified castle in the Alpine Riviera] 25. The Niesen from our window at Oberhofen [showing Gasthaus Der Bär], June 1876 26. The Eiger, Mönch and the Jüngfrau from Oberhofen on lake of Thun, June 1876 27. The Stockhorn from our windows at Oberhofen, June 1876 28. Mont Blanc from Morges, Sept. 1876 29. Mont Blanc from Morges [another view] 30. Attempt at St. Agnes from Hotel des Prunes 31. Dent de Jaman, Rochers de Maye & Doldenhorn from Neue Ramuz, Pension, Sept. 11th 1876 32. From Hotel des Princes, Menton [French Riviera], April 1878 33. Pyrinees and Coast of Spain from Biarritz, 5th may 1878 34. From Hotel de l"Ermitage, Hyéres, Oct. 1880 35. The Estrelles from our windows, Cannes, 1881 36. I[n] op. of St. Paul Church. Cannes, from Hotel du Paradis, April 1881 An album of watercolours and gouaches by an English depicting a decade of Grand Tour of voyages in the Far East and trips in Europe (namely Southern India, Mt. Sinai, Cape Guardafui in Somalia, the Isle of Man, views of Scotland, and a series of views of the Swiss Alps and the French Riviera. 1869-1881. The first sequence is a voyages from India to Scotland which took place in 1869-1870 and started in southern India. The earliest watercolours, dated the 27th October 1869, show views of Tellicherry (Thalassery) and Cannonore (Kannur) on the Malabar coast of south-west India. In May 1870 the artist was on his/her voyage to Europe via the Red Sea, which is illustrated with a view of a sunrise over Mt. Horeb (Sinai) and two views of Cape Guardafui in Somalia. One of the captions noted that this voyage was made aboard the S.S. Hooghly, a vessel of the renowned French maritime company Messagerie Impériale, which was founded in 1851 and specialized in voyages from France to India, Ceylon and South-East Asia through the Suez Canal. This voyage was a very early one through the Suez Canal as the canal had only been completed in November 1869. The album then contains views from the summer of 1870 including a nice panorama of Tivoli, across the Italian Campagna (June) and a

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        Western Route to China - Complete Set of Six Blueback Charts, 49 3/4 x 41 inches

      London: James Imray, 1870 - 1880. Sheet 1. East India Archipelago. 1875. Java Sea, Sunda Strait to Smarang. Sheet 2. East India Archipelago. 1870. Singapore Strait to Karimata Strait; Anamba and Natuna Islands Sheet 3. Gulf of Siam. 1880. Insets of Chetabun River, River Bankok, Saigon, Gulf of Bankok, Pulo Obi and Pulo Condore, and 1 recognition view. Sheet 4. Natuna Island to Mindoro Sea. 1880. Insets of Palawan Island, Bruni and Labouan, Balambgan Isl., Ambong Bay &c. and 4 recognition views. Sheet 5. Hainan Island Gulf of Tong Quin. 1880. Nine insets including a large - 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches - "Approaches to Hong Kong, and 3 recognition views. Sheet 6. China Coast to Philippine Islands. 1875. Charts show occasional stains and dusty streaks, some edge chipping and old repairs, but are generally in very good condition, with original printed labels on blue backing. Quite scare individually, and very unusual as a complete set. The lot

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        Histoire de la Magie du monde surnaturel et de la fatalité a travers les temps et les peuples

      hardcover, leather, 4to small, viii, 666 pps., Furne, Jouvey et Cie., Paris, not dated [1870?], Mild wear to edges and hinges but for this age in remarkably good condition. Raised bands on spine, gilt on page edges. Illustrated with 16 plates good/no dj

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        GAZZETTA UFFICIALE DI ROMA. Da Anno 1 n. 1 (23 settembre 1870) ad anno 2 n. 275 (30 giugno 1871). Tutto il pubblicato.

      Stab. Tip. Governativo, Tipografia Nazionale 1870-71 Collezione completa del quotidiano governativo ufficiale di Roma dall'indomani della breccia di Porta Pia fino al suo assorbimento nella Gazzetta Ufficiale del Regno d'Italia. 275 numeri + Supplementi (uno dei quali sulla Legge delle Guarentige) con numerazione continuata 1100 pp. (I supplementi con numerazione a parte). Riuniti in un volume in folio (45 cm) con legatura coeva in mezza pergamena a punte. Belle condizioni sia interne che esterne. Eccezionale testimonianza della vita amministrativa e civile a Roma dalla Breccia di Porta Pia fino alla ?normalizzazione? e all'annessione di Roma e del Lazio all'Italia, nove mesi più tardi (anche se Roma diventa ufficialmente capitale d'Italia già con legge 3 febbraio 1871). Rara collezione completa (provenienza Bardi).

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