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        MAP OF NEW YORK CITY AND COUNTY.

      New York: Colton & Co., [ca. ]. 1870 - Folding pocket map, 29 3/4 x 42 inches, with full period color. Bound into original 16mo. brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Splits on folds neatly repaired, else very good. The main map shows Manhattan Island as far north as 129th Street on a scale of four inches to the mile. A large inset at the left shows upper Manhattan and much of the Bronx. Riverside Park and Grand Central Station now appear. Not in Rumsey or Phillips.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Edfou, Le Pronaos.

      ca. 1870, albumen print, 27 x 21,5, on mount. Photograph no 53. KEYWORDS:egypt / edfou

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Panorama with Torri Asinelli & Garisendi.

      ca.1870, albumen print, 18,8 x 24,3 cm, mounted. KEYWORDS:bologna/italy.

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        The Nations Around [With Frederic Remington's Bookplate]

      Macmillan 1870 - Octavo, 331pp., Bound in full leather with gilt decorated spine and gilt lettered black leather spine label. Gilt ruled boards.Gilt stamped ribbon design reading "Beati Mundo Corde" on front board. Marbled edges and end papers. Scattered foxing throughout. This was Frederic Remington's copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. He glued it over another bookplate which is barely visible underneath it. The book plate is a cow skull and says "Ex Libris" Frederic Remington" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sean Fagan, Rare Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Cambridge (Mass.), 4. Feburar 1870.. 1 S. 8vo.. An "My Dear Perkins", dem er mitteilt, dass er eine Einladung "to dinner on Thursday next" annehme. - Beiliegt: eh. Adressausschnitt: "Herrn B. Hunold Sekretär am National Museum Ferdinandeum zu Innsbruck", mit Echtheitsbestätigung.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Sammlung von 20 Entwurfszeichnungen für Ausstellungs- und Geschäftsmöblierungen.

      Wien, um 1870. - Federzeichnungen, tw. aquarelliert und mit Goldfarbe gehöht, auf 10 originale Untersatzkartons montiert. Handsigniert und mit Namensstempel. Folio. Die Entwürfe des "k. k. Professors und Architekt Dr. Adolf Machatschek" zeigen Ausstellungsmöblierungen diverser Wiener Firmen für deren Produktpräsentationen auf Welt- und Gewerbeausstellungen zwischen 1867 und 1872, darunter Portale für "die Ausstellung in Paris 1867", für Lehrmittel, die "Gypsbrüche Schottwien", für Hardtmuth in Budweis, für einen Tabak-Pavillon, Vitrine für Friseurarbeiten etc. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        History of Hertfordshire, containing an account of the descents of the various Manors; pedigrees of Families connected with the County: Antiquities, Local Customs, etc., etc.

      London; Chatto & Windus -1881 1870 - Folio in 4s, 3 volumes complete, handsome contemporary half blue-black morocco over grained blue cloth covered boards, gilt ruled raised bands, lettered direct in 3 compartments, the other 3 compartments panelled with bold gilt corners and centres, sides and corners with double gilt fillet, top edge gilt the other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers with cloth inner hinges. VOLUME 1: Containing the History of the Hundreds of Braughing, Edwinstree, and Odsy: tissue-guarded portrait of author, double-page county map hand-coloured in outline, 6 tinted or coloured plates, 1 monochrome, some 51 wood engravings in text plus many armorial shields, half-title, title, dedication leaf, 4pp preface, 216pp; half-title, dedication leaf, [5]6-206; half-title (but lacking title-page or dedication leaf?) 5-203pp (last leaf creased). VOLUME 2: Containing the History of the Hundreds of Hitchin, Hertford, and Broadwater: 8 coloured or tinted plates, some 46 wood engravings in text plus many armorial shields, half-title, title-page, half-title to hundred, [5]6-174; half-title (but lacking title or dedication leaf?), 290pp; half-title (but lacking title or dedication leaf?), 334pp. VOLUME 3: Containing the History of the Hundreds of Dacorum and Cashio: 5 tinted or coloured plates, 2 monochrome, some 37 wood engravings plus many armorial shields, half-title, title, dedication leaf, 394pp; half-title, (lacking title-page?), dedication leaf, 346pp. SUMMARY: Map, frontispiece, 22 plates (19 tinted or coloured) and text complete but may be missing the odd blank or dedication leaf or title before the text of some of the hundreds. Occasional scattered foxing else a clean copy with good margins in a very handsome contemporary binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        Philae. Colonnades du Temple d'Isis (Est).

      ca. 1870, albumen print, 27 x 21,5, on mount. Photograph no 33. KEYWORDS:egypt / phylae

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        [ Photographically Illustrated Books ] Electro-Physiognomy. A Condensed Resume from the Work of M. Duchenne (de Boulogne). IN Journal of Psychological Medicine and Diseases of the Nervous System

      [ New York ]: [ D. Appleton & Company ], 1870. Cloth. Very Good. 224 pages + 3 leaves plates + [8], [225]-448 pages. 8vo. Red cloth binding with simple spine labeling "Psychological Medicine 4". Ex-library Library of Congress, properly withdrawn with surplus stamp on front flyleaf. Contains the first 2 (of 4) issues of the Journal of Psychological Medicine and Diseases of the Nervous System, Volume IV (January and April). Discrete LC perforated stamp on first page of the first issue. Otherwise unmarked internally. Cloth. The Journal of Psychological Medicine and Diseases of the Nervous System is an interesting publication. This volume is particularly interesting because of a review illustrated with albumen photographs. Duchenne in 1862 wrote "Mecanisme de la physionomie humaine, ou analyse electro-physiologique de l'expression des passions applicable a la pratique des arts plastiques." where he "studied the mechanism of facial expression during emotion; his atlas of photographs is a most important contribution to medical photography. Darwin reproduced a number of his photographs in The Expression of the Emotions." (Garrison/Morton 5/4973). Duchenne's work, which documented the electrical stimulation of facial muscles and recorded the results as "emotions", "marks the beginning of photography applied to anatomy and neurology" and is an important book both in medicine and in photographically illustrated books. The Truthful Lens #49. The Photobook: A History Volume I: p50.What we offer here is a substantial English language review of Duchenne's work. The review, by M.L. Edgeworth, is found on pages 76-87 of the January issue. The review not only gives a detailed discussion of Duchenne's work, but it also reproduces images from Duchenne's work in slightly different form. 3 plates, all albumen photographs, are offered to help explain Duchenne's book - the first a full page image, and the following 2 plates each with 24 small images showing the various electrical stimulations to the face and it's results "emotionally". The last 2 plates are really mashups of the plates in Duchenne's original work. Edgeworth limits his explanations to lengthy quotes and his own interpretations of the process by which the "artist" Duchenne elicits various emotional results captured in these early images, leaving the perhaps more philosophical/ethical commentary to others. Some of his detailed review references the included images while some strangely refer to other plates from Duchenne not reproduced here (perhaps reproduction costs or rights became an issue especially since this article carried nearly 1/3 of the plates in the original publication). A great example of the application of photography used to book reviews, something not often done in this period.Other interesting articles in the 2 issues include one on the "Physical Action of Magnetism [on the human body]" by John Vansant and "The Psychological Action of Opium" by Alonzo Calkins.

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        DIE PERLE, LA PERLE, THE PEARL

      Martin Gerlach & CoViena. Heliotype. 1870. 38X30. Magnífica encuadernación con relieves y dorados. 3 Vol: 38+47+41 espectaculares láminas (algunas a todo color). Diario publicado por los mismos Joyeros y Orfebres de la época donde Martin Gerlach fue el maximo impulsor. La Obra contiene mas de 500 diseños diferentes, magna edición y raríssimo. Ref 7.1 Biblioteca A.

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        Kling People.

      Ca 1870 - An unmounted albumen photograph with number and title at the lower left "Kling poeple (sic) 171". With the blind stamp for G. R. Lambert & Co., Singapore at the lower right. This is a family group with 7 people, with some of the same individuals as those portrayed in a print at the National Gallery of Australia (Accession No: NGA 2007.2025) which is titled "92 Kling family" and which shows the same mother and father in the same setting (with striped backdrop) but with only the mother and father and two children.Lambert & Co. were commercial photographers in Singapore, 1867 - c. 1914. Founded by the German-born Gustave Richard Lambert (b.1846), the firm was by the end of the 19th century the largest and most successful studio in South-East Asia, maintaining branches at various times in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Sumatra. It was appointed photographer to the king of Siam in 1880 and was also extensively patronized by the British colonial authorities to record political occasions and official visits. Although Lambert's personal presence in Singapore was sporadic, under the management of Alexander Koch the studio assembled the most extensive photographic documentation of the area, with a catalogue of views covering almost the entire Malay archipelago. - The Oxford Companion to the Photograph. 7 1/2 x 10".

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        Group. Captain and Mrs. Clerk and Mahbub Ali Khan, Asif Jah VI (Nizam).

      ca. 1870-1880, albumen print, 12,8 x 9,2 cm, on mount. Mahbub Ali Khan, Asif Jah VI. - His Highness, Muzaffar ul Mamalik, Nizam ul Mulk, Nizam ud-Dowla, Nawab Mir Sir Mahbub Ali Khan Bahadur Fath Jang, Mahbub Ali Khan was born on August 17, 1866. He was the only son of Nawab Afzal-ud-Daula. When his father died he was two years and seven months old, and thus became the sixth (VI) Nizam of the Asif Jahi dynasty in 1869, aged only three. He was installed as Nizam by Sir Salar Jung I the Great, Nawab Rasheeduddin Khan, Shar-ul-Ummul and the Resident, who functioned as the Reyab. Shar-ul-Ummul died on December 12, 1881 and Salar Jung become the sole regent. - Special attention was paid to the education of Mahboob Ali Khan. With the concurrence of Salar Jung, Capt. John Clerk was appointed as his tutor. He was a respected and dignified personality and was popularly know as 'Mahboob Ali Pasha'. He was retained as administrator and regent until his death on Tuesday, August 31, 1911. - Mahbub Ali Khan was well known for enjoying luxuries, and had an enormous fascination for clothes. His collection of garments was one of the most extensive in the world at its time, with sherwanis, shirts, coats, collars, socks, shoes, headgear, walking sticks, perfumes - not one each, but dozens of almost each item. He bought the Jacob Diamond, which still remains in India. KEYWORDS:india/hyderabad.

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        Sleighing in New York

      Emil Seitz, New York 1870 - Lithograph printed in colors, after D. Benecke. Designed by Th. Benecke. Printed by Nagel & Lewis. A merry panorama of chaos on lower Broadway, 1855 Looking east across Broadway at Barnum's Museum just up from St. Paul's Church, and focused on a couple, thought to be Jenny Lind and her American impresario, P. T. Barnum, in a sleigh in front of Barnum's Museum. Jenny Lind toured America in the early 1850's. The "Swedish Nightingale" was immensely successful, one of the first "stars". There is, as ever, a huge traffic jam, this one involving one-horse, two-horse and six-horse sleighs, in a variety of styles and livery decorations. The large sleigh with six white horses is a public omnibus. On the front is a portrait of "Ol' Rough and Ready", the recently deceased President, Zachary Taylor, who died quite suddenly and unexpectedly in 1850. The policeman with a horse whip in the background wears the distinctive "cap and star" uniform, the star made of copper. The whole scene vibrates with excitement, confusion, merriment and stress. Note the over the shoulder trombone in the band in the balcony over the entrance to the Museum. "This imaginative and colorful print, showing Barnum's Museum, is?justly celebrated." (Peters) NY Public Library, The Eno Collection of New York City Views , number 335; Stokes, Iconography of Manhattan Island , page 898; Peters, America on Stone , page 93, illustrated plate 12.

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        Vienne, Vue generale - Viena, Vista general.

      Paris, um 1870.. Altkolorierte Lithografie mit Tonplatte von und nach Deroy, Bildausschnitt 31 x 47,5 cm, Blattgr. 41 x 58 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, Paulusch, Ikonografie von Österreich, W5619. Hübsche Vogelschau der Stadt in etwa vom Belvedere aus aufgenommen, im Vordergrund die Karlskirche, dahinter der schon fertiggestellte Musikverein und die Staatsoper, im Bildmittelpunkt der Stephansdom, dahinter die Leopoldstadt und die Donau, dekorative und große Gesamtansicht; ein Einriss am oberen Rand bis knapp in die Darstellung reichend, sonst von guter Erhaltung.

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        Handbuch der Orthopädischen Chirurgie.

      - Uebersetzt und nach Angaben des Verfassers verändert und vermehrt von B.L. Scharlau. - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1870, 8°, IX, (1), 286 pp., mit 93 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten und 2 lith. Tafeln, marmorierter Pappband. Erste deutsche Ausgabe des ersten umfangreichen amerkianischebn Lehrbuches der Orthopädie! - "In den Jahren 1863 und 1864 veröffentlichte der Verfasser eine Reihe von Arbeiten über orthopädische Chirurgie in dem Philadelphia and Surgical Reporter, die später gesammelt in unverändertem Abdruck unter dem Titel "Lectures on Orthopaedic Surgery" herausgegeben wurde. Die günstige Beurtheilung in der medizinischen Presse und der schnelle Absatz der ersten Auflage veranlassten den Autor im Jahre 1868 eine zweite verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage mit 84 Illustrationen zu veranstalten. Diese ist es, welche der deutschen Uebersetzung zu Grunde gelegen hat." B.L. Scharlau, Vorrede - "This, after the small volume of Buckminister Brown, was the first true orthopaedic textbook in US, ." David Le Vay, The History of Orthopaedics, pp.385-388 - - The second of Stromeyer's pupils to arrive in America was Louis Bauer (184-1898). - Carl August Ludwig Bauer "physician, was born in Stettin, the provincial capital of Pomerania, in July, 1814. He began the study of medicine in 1833, and attended successively the universities of Germany at Greifswald, Brelsau and Berlin. In 1838 he passed the state examination as physician, surgeon, obstetrician and in forensic medicine, and entered private practice on the island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea. He soon received an appointment from the German government as country (Kreiss) medical officer in East Prussia; was subsequently, by his own request, transferred to Pomerania with official residence at Stolpe, holding this until the year 1849. As a democrat, he took an active interest in the revolution of the time, became a leader in his party, and was elected a member of the lower branch of the Prussion legislature. On the dissolution of parliament, prosecution was employed against all who had opposed the crown, among whom he was numbered. Suspension from office, imprisonment upon the charge of high treason, crime against his majesty, the king, and similar supposititious charges followed. The high court failed to find a true bill; he was temporarily discharged after imprisonment of ten weeks- Liberty lasted but a few days, when, mutterings reaching him through a confidential friend that the district court would the next day take his case under consideration upon new charges of a similar character, he left Germany and embarked for England. While in Loudon he became a member of the Loudon medical society, and by examination a member of the Royal college of surgeons of England. In 1853 he arrived in New York, settled in Brooklyn, and soon secured a successful practice. He co-operated in the establishment of the Long Island college hospital, and was appointed professor of anatomy and surgeon to the new institution. In 1862 he was elected health officer of the city of Brooklyn, and held that position for nearly two years. In 1866 he was sent to Europe to take charge of a patient. During his four months' sojourn he studied the character and management of medical institutions. In 1869 he left Brooklyn and went to St. Louis, where he founded the St. Louis college of physicians and surgeons, was its dean for twelve consecutive years, and the professor of the principles and practice of surgery, a position which he has long held. Dr. Bauer devotes special attention to the culture of orthopedic surgery, of which specially he was undoubtedly the father in the United States. He has extended the domain to joint diseases, and rendered his knowledge and experience on the subject the common property of the profession by writing a treatise which rendered several editions necessary, and which has been translated into the German, Swedish, and Italian languages. His contributions to . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reynard The Fox After the German Version Of Goethe By Thomas James Arnold, Esq.

      Theo. Stroefer, NY 1870 - 236 pages. 36 x 29 cm. Thirty-six engraved plates,tissue guards with the supposedly erotic plate 9a, probably not salacious to the modern reader. The medieval folklore story, a satirical fable. Text clean, moderate, scattered foxing to plates, mostly marginal, silk moire endpapers, lower extremities rubbed. wide front cover gilt decorated frame lettered at center in gilt. Orig. red cloth and morocco spine with original spine laid-down. Aeg. Very good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Ondonga kielen ABD. Ensimäinen irja Ondonga kielellä . . . =ABD Moshindonga. Omukanda uatango koshindonga ua piangoa . . .Helsinki, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran [=Finnish Literature Society], 1876. 8vo. With 2 title-pages, the first in Finnish and the second in Ndonga, a brief preface in both languages, but with the sample texts in Ndonga. Contemporary brown textured cloth.

      WorldCat (2 copies); not in Mendelssohn. A rare primer of the Bantu dialect Ndonga or OshiNdonga, spoken by the Ovambo people in the kingdom of Ondonga in what is now northern Namibia and southern Angola, still spoken today by some 1 million people. It was published by the printing office of the Finnish Literature Society in Helsinki and many of the texts are Christian. Finnish Lutherans set up a mission in Ondangwa, seat of the kings of Ondonga, in 1870, and the present primer was probably intended both to help Finnish missionaries preparing for life in Africa learn Ndonga and for them to use in Ondonga to teach the natives to read and write their own language and to promote Christian ideas.In very good condition, with only very slight browning. Lower corner of the front board chipped.

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        Dedicated To The Lady Katherine Coke : Will He Come? Song By Adelaide Anne Proctor. The Music Composed Expressly For Madame Sainton Dolby

      Boosey & Co, London - Signed by person(s) connected with book. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - No.1 in D No.2 in F. Undated 1870's? Signed [Initialled] by Dolby. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 7 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 6647012. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Japanese album of 12 woodblock prints of insects and foliage in color

      Japan, ca. 1870. (INSECTS) Page size 8-1/4 x 11 inches. . Original brown paper-covered boards, with printed calligraphy and seal on front cover, the plates cojoined in Oriental accordion-fashion; the covers worn, the plates fine, and complete . A very elegant set of plates showing life-size insects disporting themselves amid a wide range of blossoms, leaves, grasses, lotus, vines, and an ear of corn. Among the varieties of insects are locust, praying mantis, cicada, grasshopper, caterpillar, snail, slug, butterfly, and many others: approximately 48 insects are depicted, along with one baleful bullfrog eyeing a potential prey. The draftsmanship is meticulous, the coloring both bold and delicate, the composition classic and impeccable, and the entire work an artistic delight

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        LA FIESTA ESPAÑOLA. Tauromaquia

      - [1870] 4º apaisado. Portada xilográfica y 22 láminas, mal numeradas, con grabados xilográficos. Encuadernación en holandesa piel, puntas pergamino de protección, nervios. Conserva cubiertas originales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On the Mechanical Performance of Logical Inference

      Taylor and Francis, London 1870 - FIRST EDITION of Jevons's explanation of his "logical piano"; a landmark in computer science. Jevons invented a "logical piano" (so named because it resembled a small upright piano) that could perform, through a sequence of switches, various types of logical calculations. In doing so, he became "the first person to construct a machine with sufficient power to solve a complicated problem faster than the problem could be solved without the machine's aid" (Goldstine). "On the Mechanical Performance of Logical Inference," a paper Jevons read before the Royal Society on January 20, 1870, is his most detailed description of this early prototype of the modern computer. The logical piano now stands in the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year 1870, pp. 497-518, Vol. 160, Part II (the complete volume). London: Taylor and Francis, 1870. Quarto, modern half-calf over marbled boards, with the original wrappers bound-in. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      [Wien] bzw. o. O., o. D. - Zusammen (1+1¾ =) 2¾ SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel-)Blatt. 8vo. An den namentlich nicht genannten Bildhauer Rudolf v. Weyr. I: Um 1870, im Vorfeld der österreichisch-ungarischen Nordpolexpedition, der sog. Payer-Weyprecht-Expedition, die von Graf Hans Wilczek initiert und finanziell unterstützt wurde: "Gf. Wilcek u. ich bitten Sie dem Comite meiner N. P. Exp. beizutreten. Es wird genügen ein- höchstens 2mal bei den Sitzungen zu erscheinen, sonst ist damit absolut keine Verpflichtung verbunden [.] Das große Comite besteht aus circa 70 Personen, die Arbeit selbst besorgt ein Ausschuß. Sie verehrter Freund möchten wir wenigstens im großen Comite haben [.]". - II: Über eine Ausstellung: "Ich danke Ihnen recht verbindlich für die zustimmende Erledigung meines Ansuchens Anfang Jänner ein großes Bild ausstellen zu dürfen. Die Ausstellungscom[m]ission wird mich zu einer Besprechung einladen, wie u. wo mein Bild ausgestellt werden soll. Am 8. Jänner muß ich nach Deutschland reisen u. bleibe eine Woche fern, es wäre mir daher sehr lieb wenn ich den von Ihnen erwähnten Herrn der Ausstellungscom[m]ission noch vor dem Beginn der Arbeiten der neuen Ausstellung sprechen könnte. Womöglich noch im Laufe des December. Der Tapezier[er] der Genossenschaft hat mein letztes großes Bild[,] die Bai des Todes[,] vor 2 Jahren sehr zwecksmäßig mit rothen Tüchern dekoriert. Das Gleiche könnte er wieder thun [.]". - Jeweils im linken Rand gelocht (geringf. Textberührung), sonst tadellos erhalten.

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        Mozart's Leben. Zweite Ausgabe

      Leipzig, Fue (Reisland) 1870 - MGG IX, 1551/52. - Nohl (1831-1885) ist vor allem als Beethoven- und Mozartforscher in die Musikgeschichte eingegangen. - Nur wenige Blätter leicht stockfleckig, im übrigen sehr schönes Exemplar in einem ungewöhnlich luxuriösem zeitgenössischen Leder-Einband mit reicher Goldverzierung und in bester Erhaltung. - Aus fürstlicher Bibliothek Gestochenes ovales Porträt v. Eduard Mandel nach Doris Stock, X Seiten, 1 Blatt, 592 Seiten, XII Seiten gefaltete Musiknoten Dunkelviolettes fein genarbtes Maroquin mit reicher Gold- u. Blindpressung auf Rücken und beiden Deckeln, Goldschnitt, Vorsatz mit weißem Moiré-Papier bezogen, 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Lengthy Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs Julia K. Fish, 4 pages 8vo, Headquarters, Army of the United States, Washington, 11 July 1870.

      - Discussing the future of Fort Monroe. '. the President has at last resolved to promote Capt Turnbull - though to be frank I must say that he owes nothing to me in this result: for I regarded the case as involving the existence of the Artillery School at Fortress Monroe. If this school cannot enforce study and attention it cannot long survive. Now the only means it has to compel attention to the Course of Study is to deny promotion & advancement to those who fall short of its requirements. This case was a test one - for all realised the claim and influence of the family. And if the Rule cannot be enforced against a favorite it surely should not as against a poor fellow with no such influences or opportunities. ' ''I wish you would send this my letter to Col Benjamin who will see the force of my argument better than you can .' ''[Turnbull's] case was one that concerned the whole body of Artillery officers, for it will only result in the downfall of that School, which has no force or utility unless it has the sanction of authority. .'Fort [Fortress] Monroe in Hampton, Virginia, was established as early as 1609, but was greatly enlarged, and named after President James Monroe, in the nineteenth century. It remained in Union hands during the American Civil War. Still an active military establishment it is due to be decommissioned in 2011.

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        The English Governess at the Siamese Court: Being Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok

      Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co.. 1870. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 321pp. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. with illustrations from photographs presented to the author by the King of Siam. Basis for Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1951 hit musical The King and I. Spine ends and corner tips frayed, spot to rear panel, small spot to front panel. A bright, very good copy. ; Octavo .

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        Official Military History of Kansas Regiments During the War for the Suppression of the Great Rebellion

      W. S. Burke, Leavenworth, KS, 1870. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pencil markings throughout text. Front hinge cracked, but binding still secure. Rear hinge beginning to crack. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's name on pastedown. Stamp on edges of text-block. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends. Rebound to hardcover with decorative endpapers. Signed gift bookplate of David Whittaker, Adjunct General of Kansas from March 05, 1870 - March 05, 1873. Writing in pencil on front free endpage. Stain and small rebinding clippings on front free endpage. Quantity Available: 1. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 139520..

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, "New - York".

      . Lithographie v. A. Gocht b. H. Trommer in Neu-Gersdorf, um 1870, 27 x 39.

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        The Devotional Family Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments: According to the Most Approved Copies of Authorized Version

      Virtue And Yorston ca. 1870, New York - Folio, 1622/80pp., Gilt lettered and decorated cover and spine. All Edges are gilt. Full leather binding. Two volumes in one. Consecutively paginated. Footnotes, with center references. Illustrated with 42 beautiful full-page steel engravings. Frontispieces for both Testaments. Some mild foxing. New Testament is followed by an 80 page index and concise dictionary of the Bible. Pages for family record between the Testaments are unused. Well done binding with binders tag indicating it was done by Andrus, McChain, and Lyons of Ithaca NY. Gilt ruled boards and gilt inner dentelles. A few scuffs and shallow gouges. Small split along 1" of one joint. Listed as Hills 1777. Originally printed ca. 1835 in 42 parts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Crépuscule [Die Dämmerung]. [Auf einer Barke sitzt eine Mutter mit einem schlafenden Kind in den Armen, von einem am Heck stehenden Mann, der am Ruder ist, begleitet.]

      [Amsterdam, 1870 - Tuschzeichnung, über Bleistift. [Amsterdam, o. J. um 1870]. ca. 19 x 30,5 cm. Im Passepartout. Monogrammiert "G.J." in der rechten unteren Ecke. Rückseitige hds. Beschriftung sowie auf dem beschnittenen Passepartout, auf dem das Blatt montiert ist. - Montagekarton beschnitten, Blatt an der oberen Kante etw. wellig. - Jundt (1830 - 1884) studierte in Paris als Schüler von Drolling und Biennourry Malerei. Er schildert das Volksleben im Elsaß, in Baden oder in Tirol und insbesondere das Landleben mit scharfer Beobachtungsgabe, großer Wahrheit, oft mit Humor, Grazie und Lieblichkeit oder mit Einflechtung von Konflikten der Natürlichkeit gegen die feinere Kultur, ist aber im Kolorit ziemlich schwach. Auf sein erstes Bild, das ländliche Fest (1856), folgten: die Einladung zur Hochzeit, der Neugeborne, Bauern im Museum, bei einem Friseur, auf dem Jahrmarkt, eine verregnete Partie im Berner Oberland, Sonntagsmorgen (1873), das überaus poetische, sanfte Maiblümchen u. a. Für mehrere Druckschriften lieferte er Karikaturen und sonstige Illustrationen. - Hier eine Originalzeichnung. Deutsch

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        Les Champignons de la France.

      Histoire - Description - Culture - Usage des espèces comestibles, vénéneuses, suspectes, employées dans les arts, l'industrie, l'économie domestique et la médecine. Paris, J. Rothschild, 1870. 2 parts (bound in 1 volume). 4to. pp. xii, 231, (1), 274, with 60 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt spine with 5 raised bands. Nissen BBI, 404. First edition of this fine illustrated French work on mycology. Some waterstaining to the first pages.

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        The History of Englan

      London - J. and F. Tallis 1870 - %0D%0AAn illustrated history of England from Thomas Gaspey, continued from the worksof Hume and Smollett%0D%0AIllustrated with277engraved plates (collated, complete). %0D%0ABound by Bone and Son. %0D%0AThomas Gaspey (31 March 1788 8 December 1871) was an English novelist and journalist. %0D%0AWhile a youth he wrote verses for yearly pocket-books, and when about twenty contributed to Literary Recreations, a monthly publication, edited by Eugenius Roche of the Morning Post. Soon afterwards he was engaged as parliamentary reporter on the Morning Post, contributing also dramatic reviews, political parodies, and reports of trials for treason. In this paper he wrote an Elegy on the Marquis of Anglesey's Leg, a jeu d'esprit which has been persistently attributed to Canning. On the Morning Post he was employed sixteen years, then for three or four years on the Courier, a government paper, as sub-editor. In 1828 he bought a share in the Sunday Times, the tone of which paper he raised as a literary and dramatic organ, Horace Smith, the Rev. T. Dale, Alfred Crowquill, E. L. Blanchard, Gilbert Beckett, and others contributing. %0D%0AEx-libris bookplate of Peter Mclean to front pastedown. %0D%0AWith title pages, indexes, and list of illustrations bound to the rear of the twenty-third volume. %0D%0AComplete in twenty-three divisions. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn red cloth bindings. Externally, sound, though with some bumping and a few marks. Scratches to the boards of 1 volume, and slight dampstaining tomost of theothers. Label to one front board. Internally, generallyfirmly bound although strained in places. Several of the front hinges are strained. Pages are bright, and quite clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Official Military History of Kansas Regiments During the War for the Suppression of the Great Rebellion

      W. S. Burke, Leavenworth, KS 1870 - Signed by person(s) connected with book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pencil markings throughout text. Front hinge cracked, but binding still secure. Rear hinge beginning to crack. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's name on pastedown. Stamp on edges of text-block. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends. Rebound to hardcover with decorative endpapers. Signed gift bookplate of David Whittaker, Adjunct General of Kansas from March 05, 1870 - March 05, 1873. Writing in pencil on front free endpage. Stain and small rebinding clippings on front free endpage. Quantity Available: 1. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 139520. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SKETCH OF THE NORTH-WEST OF AMERICA. Translated from the French, by Captain D.R.Cameron, Royal Artillery.

      Montreal ;- John Lovell St. Nicholas Street 1870 - Scarce First Edition. 8vo. Original printed paper wrappers (worn / soiled /corner lacking) 216pps. Lightly soiled. A RARE SURVIVAL OF THIS CLASSIC WORK ! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Halewood & Sons ABA ILAB]
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        Autograph Letter Signed ("J.W. Powell")

      Octavo. One page dated Dec. 28, 1870 from Normal, Illinois. Old folds from mailing, one fold has split, two small punch holes in left margin. A brief letter to a Mr. Mumford responding that he will be on hand to see him on January 10th in Brooklyn, N.Y. On the verso the letter has been docketed by the recipient: "Maj. J.W. Powell, Normal, Ill. ... No Answer." Accompanied by an old auction description of the letter. Powell was a naturalist and explorer who, after losing an arm in the Civil War, in 1869 led the first known passage through the Grand Canyon. Two years later he and his team re-traced, mapped, and photographed the route. In 1881, Powell was appointed the second director of the U.S. Geological Survey. Powell's autograph is uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Quatrelles Le Chevalier Beau-Temps Préface d'Alexandre Dumas Fils Vignettes de Gustave Doré

      Paris,Typographie de A.Pougin 1870 - Petit in-8,broché,110 pages.Non rogné.Dos cassé,mouillure sur la partie inférieur qui s'étend légèrement sur les deux plats.Couverture défraîchie,bords et coins frottés.Vendu avec un autographe signé Gustave Doré. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Isografia ovvero raccolta di 2000 firme e monogrammi degli uomini piu' celebrati e rinomati che vissero nel corso di undici secoli dal 742 al 1870 con cenni biografici sulla loro vita e sulle loro opere.

      Napoli, Nobile 1870 - 1760 signatures by italian personages and 240 by foreigners: philosophers, economistes, astronomers, poets, painters, sculptores etc. In folio; pp. 78, 2 n.nn., 12, 2 n.nn. and 44 engraved plates showing all the signatures. Few brownings. Copy in sheets. Original boards. Bonacini, 1349. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        Journal of a Landscape Painter in Corsica

      London: Robert John Bush,, 1870. Tall quarto. Original brown cloth blocked in blind, titles to spine gilt, brown coated endpapers. Frontispiece and 40 plates, engravings throughout. Bookplate, binders ticket to rear pastedown. Spine a little tanned, binding rubbed and marked, front hinge cracked, foxing to half-title and scattered through contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DIONYSII PETAVII OPUS DE THEOLOGICIS DOGMATIBUS, 7 TOMES (INCOMPLET)

      Ludovic Guerin, Bar-le-Duc 1870 - RO40174925: 7 tomes d'env. 600-700 pages chacun. Tome II manquant. Gravure en noir et blanc en frontispice du tome I (portrait). Texte sur 2 colonnes. Etiquettes de code (et papiers muets) collées sur les dos. Quelques manques sur les dos. Couverture du tome I tachée, et détachée. (Rare) Par A. J.-B. Thomas (In Seminario Virdunensis Theologiae Professore). Tomus I: De Deo Deique Proprietatibus, Lib. I-VII. Tomus III: De Trinitate, Lib. IV-VIII. Tomus IV: De Angelis, Lib. I-III, De Sex Primorum Mundi Dierum Opificio, Lib. I-V. Tomus V: de Pelagianorum, et Semipelagianorum Dogmatum Historia, De Tridentini Concilii Interpretatione et S. Augustini Doctrina, etc. Tomus VI: De Incarnatione Verbi, Lib. IV-XI. Tomus VII: De Incarnatione Verbi, Lib. XII-XVI. Tumus VIII: De Potestate Consecrandi et Sacrificandi Diatriba, Dissertationum Ecclesiasticarum Libri Duo, etc. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Correspondence Relative to the Recent Disturbances in the Red River Settlement: Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, August, 1870; Copy of All Petitions That Have Been Addressed to Her Majesty or to Her Majesty's Government from the Inhabitants of the Red River District or Other Settlements or Districts Within the Boundaries of British Territories in North America, from 1860 Up to the Present Time

      London: William Clowes and Sons 1870, 1st Edition. () 223 + 12pp. Very good. Folio. Modern blue cloth boards. Fine clean copies. Peel 3 - 565, 566. Includes: despatches from the governor, Sir John Young (pages 1-169); despatches from the secretary of state, Earl Granville (170-180); correspondence between the Colonial Office and HBC (181-219); correspondence between the Colonial Office and Sir John Rose (220-223); and Reuter's telegrams (223).

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        The Original Australian General Tom Thumb.

      Oldham & Angle Photographers, Ca 1870, Colchester, England: - Carte de visite showing General Tom Thumb, probably the most famous little person of the late 19th century. An uncommon image, with Tom Thumb standing next to an ornately carved chair and dresser, dressed in coat and tails and holding a sheaf of papers. The visit of the American Charles Stratton ("Tom Thumb") and his wife Lavinia, to Australia in the late 1860s as part of the PT Barnum round the world tour, resulted in a huge fascination with little people worldwide. With the title below the photograph. Text on the verso: "this photograph is from the studio of G. A. Graham, 8 Mersea Road. With photographers imprint: Oldham & Angle Photographers, 11 Queen St. & 8 Mersea Rd., Colchester". Below the stamp: "The higher class photographs only taken by Sydney B. Angle, 11 Queen St.". 2 1/2 x 4". Slt faded.

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        Les Champignons de la France.

      - Histoire - Description - Culture - Usage des espèces comestibles, vénéneuses, suspectes, employées dans les arts, l'industrie, l'économie domestique et la médecine. Paris, J. Rothschild, 1870. 2 parts (bound in 1 volume). 4to. pp. xii, 231, (1), 274, with 60 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt spine with 5 raised bands. Nissen BBI, 404. First edition of this fine illustrated French work on mycology. Some waterstaining to the first pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le livre, Paris, Plon, 1870.

      - 1 vol. grand in-8° rel. demi maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs ornés de filets dorés, auteur et titre dorés, tête dorée, date dorée en queue, édition originale. XXXI + 404 p. Un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé de Hollande, infimes traces de frottement sur les nerfs, infimes légères petites rousseurs éparses. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Venezia. Logiato & Palazzo Reale.

      Venezia, C.Naya, ca.1870, albumen print, large format, 54 x 42 cm, on original mount with blindstamp of Carlo Naya, photograph no.130 KEYWORDS:italy / venezia

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