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        Autograph letter, signed and dated.

      Lucerne, 1870 - Folded sheet with 4 pp., 1 1/2 pp. of text. 257 x 172 mm. Lucerne, 7 March 1870. Addressed to "Hochgeehrtester Herr Direktor!" Wagner's reply to an inquiry "In Erwiderung Ihrer geneigten Anfrage vom 5ten dieses M. habe ich Ihnen zu berichten, dass Sie die Partitur meiner Oper 'Rienzi' gegen die Erstattung des Copierens von der C. F. Meser'schen Musikhandlung in Dresden zu beziehen haben. Als Honorar für das Aufführungsrecht spreche ich . von dem Stuttgarter Hoftheater widerholt mir gezahlte von Fünzig Louis d'or an, welches ich bereits für die 'Meistersinger' in Anspruch genommen haben würde.". AUTOGRAPHS ; MUSIC ;

      [Bookseller: Hellmut Schumann Antiquariat]
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        Album of Forty Chinese Carte-de-Visite.

      (circa1860- 1870). Forty albumen carte-de-visite showing Chinese types and scenes, presented in a full leather tooled 19th century leather album gilt, versos blank, all edges gilt. One photograph damaged with loss, some foxing on about half of the images, two images faded, one damaged with loss. Card leaves of album lightly browned with a few tears. Watered silk endpapers. A little rubbed at spine, modern leather band, original brass clasp. Album measures 16.5 x 13.4cm. From the collection of Arthur Hacker, Hong Kong historian, artist, and author of a number of works on photography including "Hong Kong: a rare photographic record of the 1860s". The collection contains at least eight photographs by Sanders that we have been able to identify and one by Beato. .

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, With a Life of the the Author, An Introductory Discourse, Notes, and Supplemental Dissertations.

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1870. One volume edition of Adam Smith's magnum opus and cornerstone of economic thought with a Life of the the Author, An Introductory Discourse, Notes, and Supplemental Dissertations, written by J.R. McCulloch. Octavo, bound in full contemporary calf, frontispiece of Smith. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, double gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles, all edges gilt. An exceptional example. Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. "The history of economic theory up to the end of the nineteenth century consists of two parts: the mercantilist phase which was based not so much on a doctrine as on a system of practice which grew out of social conditions; and the second phase which saw the development of the theory that the individual had the right to be unimpeded in the exercise of economic activity. While it cannot be said that Smith invented the latter theory...his work is the first major expression of it. He begins with the thought that labour is the source from which a nation derives what is necessary to it. The improvement of the division of labour is the measure of productivity and in it lies the human propensity to barter and exchange...Labour represents the three essential elements-wages, profit and rent-and these three also constitute income. From the working of the economy, Smith passes to its matter -'stock'- which encompasses all that man owns either for his own consumption or for the return which it brings him. The Wealth of Nations ends with a history of economic development, a definitive onslaught on the mercantile system, and some prophetic speculations on the limits of economic control...The Wealth of Nations is not a system, but as a provisional analysis it is complete convincing. The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (PMM).

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        The High Alps Without Guides: Being a Narrative of Adventures in Switzerland, Together with Chapters on the Practicability of Such Mode of Mountaineering and Suggestions for its Accomplishment.

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1870 - First edition, 8vo (8½” x 5½”), pp. vii, (3), 181, (1) blank, (2) adv, engraved frontispiece, 2 folding maps. Original gilt & blind stamped blue cloth. Very good+ clean bright copy. Sheets clean, unmarked, complete. Neate, W. R. Mountaineering and Its Literature, (1980), # 316. H7680 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Journal of a Tour of Discovery - Second Edition Across the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, in the Year 1813.

      Gibbs Shallard & Co. Printers & Publishers, Sydney NSW, nd. ( 1870 - Duodecimo; hardcover, full morocco with gilt spine titles, rules, board decorations and dentelles; 84pp. [4 Blank; 1-46; 34 Blank]. Minor wear; some offset to the text preliminaries; text block edges toned; very mild scattered foxing throughout. Very good in a bright, contemporary binding. Postage quoted is for a standard format octavo book. Final charges may vary depending on size and weight.

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        Der Alpenfreund. Monatshefte für Verbreitung von Alpenkunde unter Jung und Alt in populären und unterhaltenden Schilderungen aus dem Gesammtgebiet der Alpenwelt und mit praktischen Winken zur genußvollen Bereisung derselben.

      Gera, Selbstverlag, 1870 - 1878. - Ca. 4200 S. 107 teils farb, teils gefalt. Tafeln, 6 mehrfach gefalt. Panoramen, 2 mehrfach gefalt. farb. Karten. Erste Ausgabe der Serie des "Alpenfreundes" in elf Bänden (1870 - 1878) mit allen Kunstbeilagen, so selten und bis bis auf das "Sachregister" und den "Ortsregister" komplett. - Nebehay/W. 880. - Enthält zahlreiche Beiträge zur Geologie, Geschichte, Volkskunde und Literatur des österreichischen und bayerischen Alpenraumes. - Die Beilagen beinhalten Panoramen, Karten, zahlr. teils seltene Orts- und Landschaftsansichten sowie Porträts und Trachtendarstellungen. Einige der Beilagen wurden von Künstlern nach Fotographien lithographiert. - Eduard Amthor (1820 - 1884) war jahrelang als Schuldirektor, Bibliothekar und Schriftsteller tätig, bevor er 1866 in Gera einen Verlag für verschiedene Periodika und von ihm selbst verfasste Schulatlanten und Reiseliteratur gründete. - Ohne den Registerband (mit dem "Sachregister" und dem "Ortsregister"). Teils stärker gebräunt und stockfleckig. Einige Tafeln mit Randeinrissen (ohne Verlust). *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6700 Gr.-8°. HLwd. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (etw. berieben und bestoßen). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magic

      , ca. 1870. ca. 1870. Printed Playbill, one page, 6" x 9", for Professor De La Mano (Zell Dreitzehn, 1830-1880). Proclaiming that he has "arrived and will positively appear". With a partial list of acts: Mind Reading; Enchanted Cross; Mohomet's Cross; Apparition Rings; Pyramids of Egypt etc. With the addition of a warning of disreputable, competing exhibitions and further advising that the show is "free from all objectionable features". The reverse features a wonderfully engraved vignette of the shows attractions. Very fine.

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        Le général Vandamme et sa correspondance -

      Didier Et Cie 1870 -, Paris - 2 volumes In-8 Tome 1: 520 pp.Tome 2: 591 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin vert. Dos (éclairci) à nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison marron. Trois tranches mouchetées. Intérieur propre avec rousseurs claires marginales en début d'ouvrage. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photograph of Alexandra “Xie” Kitchin

      C. L. Dodgson, 5 July 1870 - Albumen print (4 x 5 3⁄4 in.), cabinet card mount. Inscribed in various hands: “Xie” (ink), “H.H.,” “Age 7,” and “presented by Lewis Carroll” (pencil). Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, who took up photography in 1856, was one of the most accomplished Victorian amateur photographers. He is most famous for his portraits of girls. On seeing one of his child portraits, Tennyson agreed to sit for him, saying, “You, I suppose, dream photographs.” Beginning in 1856 Dodgson took about three thousand negatives, mostly portraits, over the span of about twenty-five years. He mastered the difficult techniques of the collodion process and devoted himself to art and composition, achieving results equaling those of the best professionals of his day. “The apparently contradictory aspects of his personality, artistic and imaginative on the one hand, and pedantically careful on the other, became the mainspring of his creative output, both as Charles Dodgson, the photographer, and as Lewis Carroll, children’s author” (Taylor, in Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography). Xie (pronounced “Ecksy,” for Alexandra) was one of the most notable of Dodgson’s photographic subjects. She is now thought to have been six when this photograph was taken. Xie posed for Dodgson from age four until she turned sixteen. “Another of Lewis Carroll’s early favourites, was Miss Alexandra (Xie) Kitchin, daughter of the Dean of Durham. Her father was for fifteen years Censor of the unattached members of the University of Oxford, so that Dodgson had plenty of opportunities of photographing his little friend” (Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll). “His most frequent and favourite sitter was Alexandra Kitchin, better known by her pet name of ‘Xie.’ Over the years he photographed her more often and in a wider variety of costumes and settings than any other person” (Taylor). “With the exception of four pictures displayed at the 1858 annual exhibition of the Photographic Society of London, Dodgson had never exhibited his pictures, which were only known to a narrow circle of friends and acquaintances” (Fringier, “Out of Focus: A Portrait of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson” in Strange Sisters: Literature and Aesthetics in the Nineteenth Century). This is a splendid, representative example of Dodgson’s portraits of children, from the collection of his close friend Henry Holiday (see Provenance). Provenance: Henry Holiday, with his monogram on verso. Holiday, who illustrated The Hunting of the Snark, was a close friend of Dodgson. An album of Dodgson photographs belonging to Holiday is now at Princeton. Taylor & Wakeling, Lewis Carroll, Photographer 1891.

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop]
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        Hunted Down. With some account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner.

      London: John Camden Hotten, 1870.. First English Edition. Duodecimo, pp.90; [16], list of titles for 1871. With adverts to inside covers plus an additional two pages of ads to front. Internally clean, covers in very good condition, one chip/loss near foot. A near fine copy, uncommon in the original wraps, the vast majority of copies being leather-bound

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Novels of Charles Dickens (Twelve Volumes) with a First Edition of Edwin Drood

      Chapman and Hall 1870 - London: Chapman and Hall, 1860’s, 1870’s. Twelve half crushed red morocco volumes with elaborately gilt decorated spines. First edition of Edwin Drood together with later, or new editions of Dicken’s works illustrated throughout by H. K. Browne, George Cruikshank, G. Cattermole, D. Maclise etc. First Edition points for Edwin Drood present as follows [Walter E Smith - "Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth"]: seven stars printed across the page below the text on p. 190 p. 1 lines 1 and 2 - "Tower" for "town" p. 4 line 23 - no punctuation after "clergy" p. 10 line 5 - no punctuation after "it" p. 28 4 lines up - "it's" for "its" p. 43 last line - "i" dropped slightly in "intent" p. 47 line 17 of Chapter 8 - large full stop / period after "no" p. 74 line 18 - no initial single quote before "Past" p. 100 last line - "u" slightly high in "used" p.131 line 1 - "sentiment" for "sentence" p. 149 9 lines up - "years" for "yours" p. 168 line 26 - "very" may not be printed or only lightly so before "pleasant" (missing completely in this volume) p. 169 line 6 - "relfection" for "refection" p. 177 19 lines up - "'ere" for "ere" p. 177 9 lines up - "l" may be imperfect in "girl" All of Dickens novels or novella’s with the exception of Great Expectations and Hard Times. Eighteen novels and novellas (including five novellas of the Christmas Books) in twelve volumes including the following titles: The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge, Christmas Books Including – A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Harth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain, Martin Chuzzlewit, Dombey and Son, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Little Dorrit A Tale of Two Cities, Our Mutual Friend The Mystery of Edwin Drood (First Edition), Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – very fine gilt panels and titles, light wear. Joints – very good condition. Corners – very good condition – gently worn. Boards – very good condition – marbled boards, shelf wear to the underside of the volumes. Page edges – good condition – all page edges marbled. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition. Paste downs – very good condition – marbled. End papers – very good condition – marbled. Title – very good condition – some minor foxing, generally very clean. Pages – very good condition – some minor foxing. Binding – very good condition – solid. See photos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Edwin Drood.

      Chapman & Hall. 1870 - FIRST EDITION. With illustrations by Luke Fildes. The six original parts, all published. Orig. pale blue printed wrappers; spines splitting & worn Parts V & VI; a little dusted & edges sl. chipped in places. Collated with Hatton & Cleaver. A decent set, preserving most of the original advertisements. Parts I, III, IV & VI are complete as issued; Part II is lacking the ?Cork Hat? slip (often missing); Part V is lacking the following ad. for Chapman & Hall & the slip for ?Entire Wheat Flower?. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. First Edition. 8vo., 190pp.; 3/4 bound with red leather and gray cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; some rubbing to corners, head and tail of spine; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; bound in at rear are the original blue/green covers as well as all of the ads, ads for part 1 are full 36 pages; includes rare cork ad, torn vertically, put present, being a thin sliver of actual printed cork, it is unusual to be present in any condition; Volume VI has Eighteenpence slip pasted on front cover, as originally printed in earliest issue; some of the covers are slightly trimmed, presumably during binding; cover of volume 1 has some more wear than the others, with some mild repair; bound by J. S. Wilson & Son, Binders, Cambridge; Dickens last unfinished work; LP consignment; shelved case 4, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

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        Edwin Drood.

      Chapman & Hall. 1870 - FIRST EDITION. With illustrations by Luke Fildes. The six original parts, all published. Orig. pale blue printed wrappers; back wrapper detached vol. I, front wrapper detached vol. VI; spines splitting & worn Parts I, II, III & VI; a little dusted & edges sl. chipped in places. Collated with Hatton & Cleaver. A fair set, preserving many of the original advertisements. Parts III, IV & VI are complete as issued; Part I retains all the ads but the back wrapper has been replaced with that of Part IV; Part II is lacking the ?Cork Hat? slip (often missing); Part V is lacking the ?Drood Advertiser? and all the following ads. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dogan Manshi

      1870-1900 1870 - A silk-bound accordian-style book, all 4 edges gilt, with 66 tipped-in coloured matchbox labels made in Japan, made for sale in Asia, particularly China. The labels date from the early Meiji-Taisho periods and mainly depict children playing. Endpapers are flecked with gold. Never published - was originally made by a collector. Some wear to the edges and corners, minor foxing to the margins, and a small dent to the bottom text block edge, but silk title plate intact and contents and labels very clean and bright. Extremely rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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        [PAINTING OF A RABBI]

      1st Edition. Oil on Wood. Signed by artist upper right. Framed. 8.5 x 9 inches. Hungarian artist Alfred Lakos (1870-1961) was one of the most prominent Jewish painters of his time. A contemporary of Isidor Kaufmann, Lakos's approach to his Jewish subjects was one of respect, seeking to emphasize the nobility of the Jewish people in art. For this, his impressionistic, naturalistic style was well suited. Very Good Condition. (PAINT-1-7) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Susa (Piemont) place Charles Albert

      Disegno a matita ed acquarello di Scula Francese, datato 1870. ? ? Dimensioni in mm. 250 X 160

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        AUSFUHRLICHE GRAMMATIK DER GRIECHISCHEN SPRACHE ZWEITER THEIL

      HANNOVER: HAHNSCHE HOFBUCHHANDLUNG, 1870. IIED. RILEGATO. BUONO. 15 22. USATO

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        Le Livre de Cuisine.

      Paris: Hachette, 1870.(). Deuxième édition. 24 of 25 chromolithogaph plates (lacing palte 25). Half-title torn and missing upper fifth. Rebound black cloth; original psien preserved.

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        the Boys Own Jolly Angling Book Showing Tackle And Baits Required

      no publisher given nd Circa 1870 - unpaginated, 16 pages, woodcut illustrations in text, light blue paper wraps, title and fishing vignettes to upper flap, advert for A Carter and Co, fishing, rods and tackle manufacturers to rear. A vg+ copy, the first two pages are a guide to the rivers, ponds and canals in the vicinity of London.

      [Bookseller: Hereward Books]
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        Group of 10 vintage photos of Central Park

      [New York 1870 - 1 vols. 4 x 5 inch silverprints. 1 vols. 4 x 5 inch silverprints

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Young Shetlander and His Home

      Carlton & Lanahan, New York 1870 - Bradford Kinney Peirce, clergyman born in Royalton, Winsor County, Vermont in 1819. Brown/gilt embossed boards. Engraved frontis "Rounding Cape Horn." Naturalist Mr. Thomas Edmondston and local resident is utilized. Customs and natural features of this Scotish island described. 336 pgs, foxing, edgewear, spine bumped. Quite rare. OCLC list 8 holdings. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album de dessins et croquis.

      Vers 1870, - in-8vo, oblong (15 x 24 cm), 65 pages remplies de dessins, plusieurs feuilles détachées, qqs dessins sont signés et datés, reliure en demi-cuir d?époque usée. L?album contient des dessins et des croquis au crayon par A. Wagnière, principalement des figures de jeunes filles (3 coloriées à l?aquarelle), des dessins humoristiques et des caricatures, plusieurs présentant des personnages anglais. Parmi les croquis, 6 figures ont été réhaussées en couleurs. L?album contient également 6 vues à l?aquarelle (dont 2 du château de Chillon) et 6 petites lithographies coloriées à la main.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        AUSFUHRLICHE GRAMMATIK DER GRIECHISCHEN SPRACHE ZWEITER THEIL

      HAHNSCHE HOFBUCHHANDLUNG, HANNOVER 1870 - INTERLINGUE In tedesco, latino e greco, pagine brunite ai bordi e con lievissima fioritura, con presenza di alcune sottolineature ed appunti con matita e matite colorate, rilegatura in mezza pelle, con piatti marmorizzati, con alcune abrasioni ed usura ai bordi, dorso con spellature ed abrasioni, titoli illegibili

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        ALPHABETS PLAIN ORNAMENTED AND ILLUMINATED: A SELECTION

      Boston, MA: L. Prang & Co, 1870. original brown pebbled cloth, front cover gilt-stamped. oblong 12mo. original brown pebbled cloth, front cover gilt-stamped. (20) pages. Preface. Printed on recto only. Published circa 1870 according to the Huntington Library catalogue. Cover title Prang's Alphabets. Title and three leaves are chromolithographs, the remaining twelve in black and white. The preface notes that there are "no designs claiming originality," but rather this work endeavors to produce "the most valued specimens, illustrating the styles of the different centuries. . ." With an emphasis on styles "now so much in vogue for ornmaenting sacred subjects." Publisher's advertisement follows text. Extremities of spine slightly worn. Very light foxing.

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        Tri portreta tatar. [Three Portraits of Tatar People].

      Astrakhan early s 1870 - 3 albumen prints pasted on original cards, printed captions below, two bearing photographer's credit; two prints have minor scratches. Dimensions: app. 15 x 10.5 cm Three early portraits of the Tatar people taken by Vishnevskiy (fl.1860s-90s) that are likely to have been included in his album Astrakhan published in 1873. Working in his studio in Astrakhan from 1861, he was one of the first to produce photographic albums with views and characters of the province. Vishnevskiy presented one of such albums to Aleksandr II during his visit to Astrakhan in 1871 and in return received a diamond ring from the Tsar. Vishnevskiy's studio was a successful business, which after his death was run by his wife up until 1911. Being an important historical record, Vishnevskiy's portraits and views of Astrakhan constitute a significant part of the collection of the State Astrakhan Historical Museum.

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        The Mystery of Edwin Drood

      Chapman & Hall, Piccadilly, London 1870 - Copy of all the part work magazines rather unusually bound together as one probably at a later stage, maybe as a gift to someone. The binding has been done fairly recently, probably within the last twenty years, and very skillfully in light brown paper covered boards with a maroon cloth spine, titles to the spine in gilt. All of the original covers and advertisements are at the rear of the book and all of the text of the story has been inserted at the binding stage to the front, along with title page and contents page. The effect has been to provide a continuous 190 pages of the story and to push the adverts all together at the rear. The whole bound book is the housed in a purpose made slip case/box which completely closes over the spine. In actually fact, although the purist collector may prefer to have the parts in their original form, this has created a truly unusual and unique version in itself. It's one I'd really like to keep in an ideal world! There is some mild to moderate foxing throughout but nothing severe enough to detract from the collectabilty of the book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sommerliches Genregemälde mit spielenden Kindern

      keine Signatur gefunden - Antikes Ölgemälde, Mitteleuropa, ca. 1870 - Sommerliche Ansicht eines idyllischen Flusstals im Mittelgebirge mit einem Mädchen und einem Jungen, die mit einem Segelboot spielen, die Mutter ist links zu sehen. Öl auf Leinwand, 46 x 77 cm / mit Rahmen 73 x 94 cm - der Künstler konnte noch nicht identifiziert werden. Gereinigt und im Himmel restauriert, guter Zustand und Rahmen aus der Zeit. Weitere Infos und Fotos auf Anfrage per Email (oder Sie rufen uns an) Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns für mehr Informationen. Please contact us for more information. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karsten Buchholz]
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        Teilansicht, Bonifatiuskirche, "Die neue katholische Kirche zu Wiesbaden. (Ad St. Bonifacium)".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Weingärtner n. Hoffmann b. A. Weingärtner in Mainz, um 1870, 42,3 x 30,7 (H) Seltenes Blatt. Blick vom Luisenplatz zur Vorderseite der St. Bonifatiuskirche.

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        1870 94v Works of Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Christmas Carol Humphreys Clock

      London : Chapman and Hall, n.d. [ca 1870-1879]. - 1870 94v Works of Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Christmas Carol Humphreys Clock “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol A rare collection of the works of Charles Dickens published in 94 volumes, known as the ‘Household edition’. This edition began publication in 1870, shortly after Dickens’ death. Works featured in this set include the famous Christmas tales and a Life of Charles Dickens, plus: • ‘A Christmas Carol’ • ‘Oliver Twist’ • ‘Martin Chuzzelwit’ • ‘David Copperfield’ • ‘Dombey and Son’ • ‘Sketches by Boz’ • ‘Master Humphrey’s Clock’ • ‘Pickwick Papers’ Item number: #1839 Price: $950 Note: Many pages remain “uncut” which has preserved them in superb condition DICKENS, Charles The Works of Charles Dickens, Household edition. London : Chapman and Hall, n.d. [ca 1870-1879]. Details: • Collation: Complete with all pages; 94 volumes o Hundreds of full-page & in-text engravings throughout! • Language: English • Binding: Paper (softcover) • Size: ~10in X 7.5in (25.5cm x 19cm) • No other example for sale worldwide. Quite rare. Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1839 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hunted Down. With some account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner.

      London: John Camden Hotten, 1870.. First English Edition. Duodecimo, pp.90; [16], list of titles for 1871. With adverts to inside covers plus an additional two pages of ads to front. Internally clean, covers in very good condition, one chip/loss near foot. A near fine copy, uncommon in the original wraps, the vast majority of copies being leather-bound

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Zwölf Ansichten der neuen St. Gotthards-Strasse. Gezeichnet und gestochen von M. Kälin. Mit einer Einleitung und erklärenden Beschreibungen..

      Quer-4. (2) Bl., 72 S. Mit 12 kolorierten Aquatinta-Tafeln und eine grenzkolor. lithogr. Karte von Meinrad Kälin. , Neuer HLdr-Bd. (Umschlag mit eingebunden)., Min. stockfleckig, 2 Bl min wasserrändig, sehr schönes Exemplar. Lonchamp 1870. - Barth 18064. Das Inhaltsverzeihnis führt nur 10 Tafeln auf. Tafeln: Fluelen vers le Bristenstock Altdorf Le village dAmsteeg Le pont de Pfaffensprung vers Wasen Vue de Wattingen, vers Wasen, et la Windgelle Vue de Goeschinen Le Nouveau, et ancien pont dit Langenbruck Vue du nouveau, et de Lancien pont Vue depuis la Galerie dUrnerloch Gallerie dite Frou dUry dep. Andermatt Vue dAndermatt vers Hospithal, et la Furka Village dHospenthal Carte- Es erschien 1833 ein erweiterter Band.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Ölstudie, monogrammiert, Hüfingen, Schwarzwald

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

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        FOTOGRAFIE di FIORI stampate all'albumina con acquarellatura dell'epoca.

      Vienna e Berlino, circo 1870. - Trenta (30) fotografie formato carta da visita (10 x 6 cm.) Le foto sono inserite in album coevo in percalina bruna, chiusura con semplice fermaglio in ottone e piccolo fregio centrale sul piatto anteriore. Le 30 foto non occupano l'intero album che presenta 9 altre tasche vuote. Tagli dorati. Ben conservato. Joseph Bermann (1810 - 1886)  un fotografo austriaco attivo a Vienna. Le sue fotografie riportano la dicitura a stampa sul cartoncino di supporto "Flora Hortensis" ovvero "Flora austriaca". S.P. Christmann  un fotografo attivo a Berlino. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 800 euro.

      [Bookseller: Maria Calabrò Studio Bibliografico]
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        Werke. 10 Bände + Band 11 Abhandlungen über Gauss 11 Teile in 12 Bänden (fehlt Band 11 Erste Abteilung.)

      Göttingen, Königliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1870ff. - je Band ca 500 S. Bibliotheksexemplar der gesuchten Gauss-Ausgabe. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12000 4° (2) Halblederbände der, sonst neue Ganzleinenbände.

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        Reconnoitring in Abyssinia.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1870. A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Reconnoitring Party, prior to the Arrival of the Main Body of the Expeditionary Field Force. Octavo. Original red diagonal-ribbed cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, decorative black frame to front board enclosing decorative gilt octofoil, similar frame in blind to rear, all edges gilt, yellow surface-paper endpapers. Housed in a custom blue slipcase. Tinted lithographic frontispiece after Rolfe, finished by hand as issued, 9 similar plates, large linen-backed folding lithographic map to rear, 2 wood-engravings to the text. Contemporary prize inscription from Lonsbury College, commercial college in Upper Clapton, to front free endpaper verso. Spine faded, minor rubbing to headcaps and corners, sides very slightly darkened, with a few trivial marks, mild spotting to margins of frontispiece and a few other plates, upper outer corner of pp. 123-6 creased, the text unaffected. An excellent copy. First and only edition, uncommon: nine copies traced in UK libraries, just five other complete copies traced in commerce in the last 50 years, this a remarkably clean and fresh copy from the celebrated travel library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, with his pencilled initials to the front free endpaper. Wilkins "commanded the Royal Engineers throughout the Abyssinian expedition of 1868, where the difficult terrain required engineering skills of the highest order. He was mentioned in dispatches by Lord Napier of Magdala for his 'invaluable and important services', and was appointed aide-de-camp to the queen, with the rank of colonel in the army" (ODNB). His engaging account is attractively illustrated with lithographed views of Aden and the Eritrean coast on the outward journey, in addition to several Abyssinian scenes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        First Train from Ogden, Utah, January 10th, 1870

      1870 - Albumen print on a light gray mount, with decorative embossed borders [13.5 cm x 11 cm] C. W. Carter backstamp. Image shows a packed train awaiting departure from Ogden, Utah. Lots of men and boys milling about, water tank in background. Pink typed label beneath photograph. On the reverse in pen, "Ogden, Utah." Also on the reverse, an adhered paper label covering a blacked out notation. A carte de visite by pioneer Utah photographer, Charles W. Carter. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        A Journal of a Tour of Discovery Across the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, in the Year 1813. Second edition

      Gibbs, Shallard & Co., Sydney 1870 - Duodecimo, 46 pp.; in a neat old binding of half calf and marbled boards, with the original printed front wrapper bound in. The scarce second edition of this Australian exploration classic: the original account of the first great feat of Australian inland exploration. A series of previous attempts had failed to find a path into the hinterland and for twenty-five years the formidable barrier of the Blue Mountains had locked the settlers out of the interior.A landholder in the Parramatta district, Blaxland set out in 1813 to conquer the Blue Mountain barrier and seek out new pastures to the west of the ranges. With his companions Lawson and Wentworth, he finally accomplished his mission on 31 May 1813, sighting rich lands from the summit of the mountain later called Mount Blaxland. From the top they could see forests and grasslands capable of supporting the colony's herds for the next thirty years. Surveyor George Evans, on direct instructions from Macquarie, followed the path blazed by Blaxland and broke through to the magnificent pastures of the Bathurst Plains; within a year William Cox had completed his road to the new territories. By 1815, a settlement had been made at Bathurst.The first edition of this book is one of the great Australian rarities - about a dozen copies are known, and its value is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. This second edition was published by Blaxland's son because, as he noted, copies of the first edition were "no longer to be had". 34 years later Blaxland's grandson was to publish a third edition (Maitland, 1904) because by then "the two previous editions [were] no longer obtainable" Provenance: Private collection (Sydney). Neat repair to upper corner of front wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        PORTRAIT OF BOY WITH THE U.S. CAPITOL BUILDING IN BACKGROUND. [title supplied]

      [Washington, DC] 1870 - Original watercolor, charcoal and chalk drawing on canvas, 24.5 x 29.5 in., glazed and framed. Signed by the artist. The young boy is well dressed in a double-breasted suit and bow tie, with button-up boots. He stands on a tiled terrace, one hand one a balustrade, the other tucked into his jacket pocket staring determinedly off into the distance. Through the surrounding trees and shrubbery is a view of a small fountain and the Capitol Building on a slight hill. Oscar Robert, born in Copenhagen, Denmark emigrated to the United States around 1864 and settled in Washington, D.C. where he remained for the rest of his life, according to a brief biography in Virgil McMahan's "The Artists of Washington, D.C. 1796-1996," [Wash., DC: 1995]. He worked in oils, watercolor and crayon. During the late 1880s he shared a studio and gallery with Earl Keyser. Boyd's 1887 Directory for Washington lists their gallery at 307 7th St. NW. McMahan states that this portrait is the only one of his works known. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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