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        The Complete Works of Charles Dickens

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1870's London: Chapman & Hall, 1870's. THE LIBRARY EDITION. 30 vols., 7-3/4" x 5-1/4", illustrated with the same illustrations as the original first editions. Bound in contemporary 1/2 brown morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, marbled edges, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, hinges fine.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        [Panoramic photograph overlooking Mazatlán].[Mexico, ca. 1880-1900]. Albumen print (ca. 17 x 71 cm) in 3 parts with photographer's credit in white in the negative, mat mount. Pasted on heavily spotted and browned contemporary wove paper.

      Cf. Getty Research Institute, A nation emerges: 65 years of photography in Mexico (online research guide with photographs of Mexico from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century from the special collections of the Getty Research Institute); http://www.maztravel.com/maz/early_images.html (images of Mazatlán, ca. 1870-1950). Fine pananorama of Mazatlán, on the Pacific coast of Mexico showing the historical centre and harbour. By the mid-19th century a large group of immigrants had arrived, developing Mazatlán into a thriving commercial seaport, importing equipment for the nearby gold and silver mines.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        The 104th Psalm

      London: Vincent Brooks Day & Son, circa, 1870. Folding panorama in its original cloth boards, chromo-lithographic plates pasted together to form one continuous panorama 113 x 3660 mm.; fine, lettered in gilt to front. Unusually fine Victorian panorama. Beautiful coloured-lithographic panorama, as issued in its original decorated cloth boards: the series of 24 connected panels combine to illustrate Psalm 104, forming a continuous panorama over three-and-a-half metres in total. This copy is unusually fine; where seen, these fragile works more commonly display significant wear. The work has been featured in some detail online, testament to its visual impact (see for example a handsome commentary including a full reproduction at the Bridwell Library of Southern Methodist University in the USA). The panorama begins with an image of the psalmist, King David, covering his head in reverence to the Lord; at the end, he appears again, wearing a crown and playing his harp within his palace in Jerusalem. The remainder of the panorama consists of various landscapes teeming with life, as described in the psalm, and includes a scene showing the "leviathan" or whale. The panorama was designed by Susan Maria Ffarington (1809-1894), who illustrated several devotional books for children and also designed windows for parish churches near her estate at Worden Hall, Lancashire.

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        Every Saturday 1870 (Complete Year)

      Boston.: Fields, Osgood & Co.. First Edition.. 1870.. Bound volume of the weekly newspaper for the year 1870 illustrated throughout with black and white wood engravings; 880 pp. Page size for the New Series, begun in 1870, is 14 3/4 x 11 inches. Three-quarter leather binding; hinges and joints splitting but covers still attached; leather corners and spine bumped and abraded; spine worn and chipped at top and bottom. Contents overall in very good condition. Volume includes each installment of Charles Dickens' "Mystery of Edwin Drood" ("from the author's advance sheets with original illustrations") which, as a consequence of the author's death, terminates at Chapter 23 -- roughly half way through the intended novel. Also present in the volume are five full-page illustrations by Winslow Homer ("High Tide," "Low Tide," "The Robin's Note," "Chestnutting," and "Trapping in the Adirondacks." Other artists featured in the volume include C. G. Bush, W. L. Sheppard, Harrison Weir, F.O.C. Darley and many more. There is extensive coverage of the Franco-Prussian War, with numerous illustrations, including two double-page bird's-eye views of Paris. The volume represents a seldom-seen full year of the weekly newspaper; overall very good clean condition. .

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        Chace, The Turf, The Road, The

      1870. first edition. Alken Off To The RacesWith Apperley In The SaddleA New Edition[ALKEN, Henry, illustrator]. NIMROD (pseud. of Charles J. Apperley). The Chace, The Turf, The Road. New Edition. With Portrait of Author and Illustrations. London: John Murray, 1870. New edition. Octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in; 185 x 120 mm). xviii, [2], 277, [1] pp. Hand-colored engraved portrait frontispiece, extra engraved title in two states, plain and colored, thirteen hand-colored engraved plates by Alken, some in aquatint, and nine text illustrations in black and white by an unknown hand. Bound c. 1900 by Riviere and Son in full crimson crushed morocco with French fillets. Gilt-rolled raised bands, decorated and ornamented compartments. Gilt-rolled board edges. Elaborately gilt dentelles. Top edge gilt. Expertly and near invisibly rebacked. A fine copy.Charles James Apperley (1777-1843), English sportsman and sporting writer, better known as Nimrod, the pseudonym under which he published his works on the chase and on the turf. A devoted fox-hunter, around 1821 Apperley began to contribute a series of articles to The Sporting Magazine, under the pseudonym of "Nimrod," that covered horse races, hunt meets and other sporting events. His references to the personalities of the people he knew or met at such events helped to double the circulation of the magazine within a few years. Mr. Pittman, the proprietor of The Sporting Magazine, gave Nimrod a handsome salary and defrayed all the expenses of his tours. He also gave Nimrod a stud of hunters. After Pittman's death, the proprietors of the magazine sued Apperley for the money that had been advanced. To avoid imprisonment, Apperley moved to Calais in 1830, where he supported himself by writing. Apperley is best known for his two books, The Life of a Sportsman, and Memoirs of the Life of John Mytton, both of which were illustrated with colored engravings by Henry Thomas Alken. The Plates:1. Preparing to Start.2. Getting Well Off.3. The Race - Epsom.4. The Melton Hunt.5. Getting Away.6. A Queerish Place.7. A Pull Up.8. The Lane.9. Whissendine Brook.10. The Death.11. It's The Comet, &c.12. The Regulator.13. The Quicksilver Mail.Cf. Podeschi 152. Cf. Siltzer. p. 73. Cf. Schwerdt I, p. 36.

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        The Earthly Paradise. A Poem

      London: F.S. Ellis, 1870-, 1871. Four volumes, octavo; contemporary manuscript inscriptions and attractive bookplates in each; a fine set in contemporary half dark green morocco, top edges gilt, others uncut. Fifth edition of parts one and two, and second edition of parts three and four. A fine set of Morris's third book, which was later published by the Kelmscott Press. Based on classical and medieval sources, The Earthly Paradise is best known for its introductory poems on the months, which use as their prompt Morris's personal unhappiness.

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        A handmade album containing 14 albumen photographs laid down on 6 plates (7 views on 5 and 7 carte de visite portraits of the Clabburn family on 1)

      Norwich, 1870-1871 , 1870. The hand painted covers measure 14 inches by 11 inches and have a calligraphic title within an oval wreath itself surrounded by a rectangular floral border within red rules. Both covers are protected by glass. Thomas Clabburn (1824-1880) was the son of Thomas Clabburn (1788-1858) whose tablet is in St Augustine's. He married Betsy Blanch Goold in 1851.

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        Battaglia di Bezzecca (1866)

      1870 ca., Bezzecca - (TN) 1870 - Raffigurazione della battaglia. Garibaldi, sollevato da alcuni compagni, incita i suoi al combattimento. Alcuni forellini mm 413x572

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        Le Jeune Naturaliste

      Paris: Librairie Ducrocq, circa, 1870. Oblong quarto, with a coloured lithograph title and 24 full-page coloured lithographs by Lehnert; original gilt-decorated cloth-backed boards a little worn but still attractive, internally excellent. A rare and finely colour-illustrated natural history for children, including a plate and description of the kangaroo.

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        Bibliothek der Kirchenväter. Auswahl der vorzüglichsten patristischen Werke in deutscher Übersetzung., Sammlung / Konvolut von 56 Bänden der Reihe (Ambrosius 1-2 / Melito, Sulpicius Severus ./ Apostolische Constitutionen und Canonen / Apostolische Väter Ignatius und Polycarp / Athanasius 1-2 / Aurelius Augustinus 1-8 / Basilius 1-3 / Briefe der Päpste 1-7 / Cassianus 1-2 / Chrysostomus 1-10 / Clemens von Alexandrien / Cyprian 1-2 / Cyrillus von Jerusalem / Cyrillus von Alexandria / Ephraim-Ephräm von Syrien 1-3 / Eusebius 1-2 / Gedichte der syrischen Kirchenväter / Gregor der Große 1-2 / Gregor von Nazianz 1-2 / Gregor von Nyssa 1-2 / Ephiphanius, Laktantius. / Hieronymus 1-2 / Hilarius / Johannes von Damaskus, Salvianus. / Irenäus 1-2 / Gr

      Kösel, Kempten ca. 1870-1886. - Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschild und Stempeln (entwidmet), Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen, Leder der Rücken mit Abrieb / abfärbend, Papier gebräunt und teils braun-/stockfleckig, einige wenige Bände mit Bleistiftanstreichungen (insbesondere die Augustinusbände), ansonsten ordentlich erhalten, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 33000 Kl.-8°, Halbleder-Einbände der Zeit, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [A complete set of] CopeÕs Tobacco Plant. Vol. I #1 through vol. II #130

      Liverpool: Cope Brothers, 1870-1881. 3 vols., folio, later half red morocco, gilt tops, a bit worn but very good. A complete set, evidently extremely uncommon thus. The Arents copy with his personal bookplate, the collection bookplate, and the previous bookplate of Coker College Library (dated 1908), in all three volumes. Amongst the thousands of writers on tobacco, two pieces by Whitman (one prose, one verse) are included. Ã’Whitman probably was not aware of his first connection with Cope's Tobacco Plant, an English trade magazine published by the tobacco firm of Cope Brothers and Company in Liverpool, England. Edited by John Fraser, who was in charge of advertising for the company, the magazine was published from March 30, 1870 through January 1881, when it suddenly ceased publication. The January 1872 issue carried a series of poems about the pleasures of tobacco and smoking in the style of famous poets; one, falsely attributed to Whitman, was clearly meant to be a joke. The author of the poem is unknown. Although there is no record of what happened next, Fraser, an admirer of Whitman, evidently then invited the poet to submit some of his actual work. Whitman obliged by sending "Three Young Men's Deaths." That prose piece, which later appeared in Specimen Days, was published in April 1879, and in a letter to Fraser on November 27, 1878, Whitman asked for copies of the magazine to be sent to several British poets and writers, including William Rossetti and Tennyson. In the meantime, the British writer James Thomson published a series of five biographical essays on Whitman in the magazine throughout 1880. No correspondence survives that explains the appearance of Whitman's next contribution to Cope's, "The Dalliance of the Eagles," which appeared in November 1880 and for which he received payment of $10.00.Ó (The Walt Whitman Archive).

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        THE CENTRAL RAILROAD OF IOWA, FORMING, WITH ITS CONNECTIONS, A DIRECT AND UNBROKEN LINE FROM ST. LOUIS TO ST. PAUL. VALUE AND SECURITY OF ITS FIRST MORTGAGE 7 PER CENT, GOLD BONDS

      Brown & Hewitt Printers, November 15, 1870., 1870. 9" x 6" printed wrappers, 32 pp., frontispiece is a double page map with color outlining, tables. The wrappers are printed on each panel. The Central Railroad of Iowa is laying tracks in connection with the Milwaukee & St. Pal and the North Missouri Railroads forming a direct line from St. Paul and St. Louis. As of November 1, 1870, the route is nearly complete. The route is 233 miles and to date 150 miles of track are laid, operational from the Minnesota state line, "and several gangs of track-layers are making rapid progress with the balance of the work. It is expected that the Road will be completed into Albia .. within 22 miles of its connection with the North Missouri Road .. in a few days." Orders for available bonds will be delivered free of charge. Good description of the country, products, projected business of the rail line, etc. Light vertical crease, creasing to bottom corners, as well as a small blue stamp to front cover and with minor chipping to spine.

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        Volcano Crater, Java.

      c. 1870 - Albumen print. Very good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original album sleeve. Dimensions: 200 by 240mm. (8 by 9.5 inches).

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        THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. First edition. First edition. vii, 190p. Steel engraved portrait and extra title and 12 plates by S. L. Fildes. Bound in quarter green morocco over green cloth sides with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and floral panel ornaments. Dickens' last and unfinished book.& Podeschi A155; Eckel p. 97.

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        The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales

      Denbigh: Thomas Gee, 1870 Collected out of ancient manuscripts. To which has been added Additional notes upon the Gododin, and An English translation of the Laws of Howell the Good; Also An Explanatory chapter on Ancient British Music by John Thomas. In red cloth with blind tooling, corners and edges a little bumped, small mark to f/edge. Spine has title in gilt, very light wear. Internally, yellow endpapers, text block edges in red, small blank paper repair to ffep, (xxvi), 1247 pp, [5],(interesting list of subscribers, and adverts), in both English and Welsh, double columns per page, dedicated not to one but to three persons! Always useful! (Graesse 642. Brunet 1982. Allibone 1702 for the earlier version)JONES, OWEN (Owain Myfyr; 1741-1814), a skinner in London and one of the most prominent figures in the literary life of Wales at the end of the 18th cent, and the beginning of the next.WILLIAMS, EDWARD (Iolo Morganwg) 1747-1826; a poet and antiquary.PUGHE, WILLIAM OWEN (1759-1835), lexicographer, grammarian, editor, antiquary, and poet.THOMAS , JOHN ( Pencerdd Gwalia ; 1826 - 1913 ), musician. See NLW WBO for a full Bio of those listed above.

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        The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales:

      Thomas Gee, Denbigh 1870 - VG+, 2nd ed. In full red embossed cloth, corners and edges very lightly rubbed and bumped. Spine, relaid, title in gilt. Internally, yellow endpapers, text block edges in red, small blank paper repair to ffep, (xxvi), 1247 pp, [5] interesting list of subscribers, and adverts, in both English and Welsh, double columns per page, small mark at cover edge, dedicated not to one but to three persons! Always useful! (Graesse 642. Brunet 1982. Allibone 1702 for the earlier version). Title continues: Collected out of ancient manuscripts. To which has been added Additional notes upon the Gododin, and An English translation of the Laws of Howell the Good; Also An Explanatory chapter on Ancient British Music by John Thomas. JONES, OWEN (Owain Myfyr; 1741-1814), a skinner in London and one of the most prominent figures in the literary life of Wales at the end of the 18th cent, and the beginning of the next. WILLIAMS, EDWARD (Iolo Morganwg) 1747-1826; a poet and antiquary. PUGHE, WILLIAM OWEN (1759-1835), lexicographer, grammarian, editor, antiquary, and poet. THOMAS , JOHN ( Pencerdd Gwalia ; 1826 - 1913 ), musician. See NLW WBO for a full Bio of those listed above. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signed Telegram

      Philadelphia, 1870. unbound. 1 page, 8 x 5.25 inches, Philadelphia, September 26, 1870. Exceedingly rare partly printed document -- a Western Telegraph transmission form to Senator William A. Wallace, in full: "Mr. D. has not called. Will see him at any time, Thos. A. Scott." Natural folds; top edge slightly chipped. Very good(-) condition. American businessman, robber baron, and President of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Appointed by President Lincoln Assistant Secretary of State in which capacity he was in charge of all Government Railroads.

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        The 104th Psalm?

      Vincent Brooks Day & Son, circa, London 1870 - Folding panorama in its original cloth boards, chromo-lithographic plates pasted together to form one continuous panorama 113 x 3660 mm.; fine, lettered in gilt to front. Unusually fine Victorian panorama. Beautiful coloured-lithographic panorama, as issued in its original decorated cloth boards: the series of 24 connected panels combine to illustrate Psalm 104, forming a continuous panorama over three-and-a-half metres in total. This copy is unusually fine; where seen, these fragile works more commonly display significant wear. The work has been featured in some detail online, testament to its visual impact (see for example a handsome commentary including a full reproduction at the Bridwell Library of Southern Methodist University in the USA). The panorama begins with an image of the psalmist, King David, covering his head in reverence to the Lord; at the end, he appears again, wearing a crown and playing his harp within his palace in Jerusalem. The remainder of the panorama consists of various landscapes teeming with life, as described in the psalm, and includes a scene showing the "leviathan" or whale. The panorama was designed by Susan Maria Ffarington (1809-1894), who illustrated several devotional books for children and also designed windows for parish churches near her estate at Worden Hall, Lancashire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The United States and the Relative Position of the Oregon and Texas

      London:: Jas. Wyld, Cartographer to the Queen, 11 & 12 Charing Cross S.W. & 457 West Strand, London,. ca. 1870.. A map of the US, shows the railroads and canals, and routes from the East coast to the West. The Union Pacific Railroad is shown as complete - it was joined in 1869 with the Central Pacific Railroad in 1869, creating the 1st transcontinental railway. The Dakotas are not yet split into North & South, and Oklahoma as "Indian Territory". The Northern Pacific Railway is finished through the Dakotas (which are unnamed), and the balance of the route to the Pacific coast is only dotted in. The South Pacific Railway is only dotted in. Kansas is overlaying half of Colorado, and there are horizontal borders for New Mexico & Arizona. An inset of Great Britain to the right, on the same scale. 21 1/2 x 15" with very wide margins. Engraved map, period color. Excellent condition.

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        The Monogram Album Of Minnie B. Roosevelt

      New York: Matthews, 1870. Unique. Hardcover. Very good. Unique. Hardcover. Oblong duodecimo, embossed brown cloth, gilt. Unpaginated. Professionally rebacked;. Commercially produced album to be sold to individuals to house a collection. Minnie O'Shea Fortescue was the mistress of Robert B. Roosevelt, TR's notorious uncle. He later married her. Minnie has collected approx. 350 monograms from family members, government officials, other dignitaries and friends. TR is of course represented. Minnie's B. Roosevelt's ownership signature in ink is on the front free fly leaf.

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        The Works of Honore de Balzac: La Comedie Humaine.

      George Barrie, Paris 1870 - One of only 100 numbered sets on Japan paper. 45 volumes, numerous engraved illustrations, all with proof copies, lettered tissue guards. Full brown polished calf, colorful marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Paris: George Barrie, circa 1870. An exquisite set with some wear to the bindings. Very good(+). [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.

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        "Feldmarschall Erzherzog Albrecht 1866" [Im Hintergrund links: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Erzherzog Rainer, Generalmajor Franz Freiherr von John (Generalstabschef der Südarmee in Italien unter Erzherzog Albrecht, zeichnete sich am 24.6. in der Schlacht bei

      . Custozza so aus, daß er noch auf dem Schlachtfeld zum Feldmarschalleutnant ernannt wurde.) und Oberst Vincenz Pürker Edler von Pürkhain] originale, kolorierte und knapprandig beschnittene Heliogravure ca.60,5x47cm auf Kunstdruck-Karton von Blechinger und Leykauf nach einem Aquarell von Myrbach; in der Platte signiert; Artaria Wien um 1870 [Erzherzog Albrecht Friedrich Rudolf von Österreich-Teschen (1817 in Wien - 1895 in Arco) war Erzherzog von Österreich, Herzog von Teschen sowie Feldmarschall und Generalinspektor der österreichisch-ungarischen Armee. Im Kriege von 1866 gewann der inzwischen zum Feldmarschall ernannte Erzherzog als Kommandant der Südarmee am 24.6. die Schlacht von Custoza, als Nachfolger Benedeks übernahm er den Oberbefehl über die gesamte kaiserliche Streitmacht.].

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        L. SPEICH. Kupfer- & Messingwaren-Fabrik Magdeburg. Apparate zur Destillation, Brennerei und Zuckerfabrikation, sowie andere technischen und chemische Apparate etc

      Magdeburg J. Brückner, Ca. 1870.. Kolor. Lithogr. v. Walter Ochs. 27 x 36, 5. Gerahmt. Firmengeschichte,. Wahrscheinlich Unikat, konnte in keinem Verzeichnis ermittelt werden. Sehr gut erhaltenes Zeugnis von Industriereklame. Gern übersenden wir Ihnen ein digitales Foto oder betrachten Sie das Blatt auf unserer Internetseite.

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        Hand-Book for the Student of Chinese Buddhism

      Lane Crawford & Co., Hong Kong 1870 - Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in multiple languages. Text in Chinese and English. Ex-Library. Number written in pencil on free endpage. Binding is broken in several places, but all pages are attached. Fraying to spine ends. Pages tanned. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous bookseller's sticker on front free endpaper. Stamp on edges of text-block. Bookplate on front pastedown with pocket and circulation slip on rear endpages. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Previous owner's stamp on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 147476. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quadrupeds of North America

      New York: Lockwood. Very Good. c. 1870. Hardcover. Publisher's deluxe binding in full blind-stamped morocco, blind stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 155 hand-colored lithographic plates; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please note this set will require additional postage. .

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        Atlas zu Meyer's Conversations Lexikon.

      Leipzig u. Wien, Bibl. Inst., um 1870.. 47 Karten auf Doppelblättern, gr.- 8°, Glwd. ( ber., best. u. l. fl., m. Gebraussp.).. Espenh. S.179, 3.1.2.4. - Laut Espenhorst war die Zusammenstellung zur Bindung durchaus individuell. - Einige, wenige Anmerkungen und Krakeleien von Kinderhand auf der Rückseite von Karten. Sonst guter Erhaltungszustand.

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        Deutsche Volkstrachten.

      Leipzig, Verlag von J. G. Bach 1870. - Original-Zeichnungen mit erklärendem Text. 4° (ca. 32,5 x 26,5 cm). Farbig lithographierter Titel, 145 Textblätter (Texte in deutscher, französischer und englischer Sprache) u. 88 farbig lithographierte Trachtentafeln. Halblederband ohne Rückenbezug (der fehlende Rückenbezug wurde mit schwarzem Leinen überklebt) mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Stempel auf dem Titel, Vorsätze u. Ränder leicht gebräunt und teils ein wenig fleckig (nur 1 Tafel im Bild fleckig). Schnitt etwas gebräunt, ebenso ein Teil der Textblätter. Gelenke gelockert, Deckel beschabt, Einbandecken u. -kanten stark bestossen. Erste Ausgabe - 80 Tafeln mit Ansichten von Trachten aus deutschen Ländern, 8 zeigen einzelne Teile der Tracht [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Partie bei Toblach, Kärnten - Öl auf Holz

      - (um 1870). Maße: ca. 31 cm x 8,5 cm, unten links signiert, im breiten goldfarbenen Stuckrahmen mit Laub- und Volutenornamenten und aufmontiertem Namensschild des Künstlers - Rückseitig: Etikett mit Titel und typographischem Etikett der Galerie J. H. Bauer, Hannover mit Titel und Bezeichnung - [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        West Coast of North America from San Blas to San Francisco.

      1870 - London, 1870, on original blue backing paper, 1290 x 1020mm. Some tears repaired. A superb and very detailed blue back chart of the coast of California, with insets of Sta Barbara, Bodega Bay, Monterey, San Francisco Bay, South Farallon, San Diego Bay, Guaymas, Amortajada Bay, Pulpito, Ballena Bay, Mangles Road, Pichilique, Salinas Bay, Port San Blas, Tomales Bay, S. Jose Del Cabo, Mazatlan, S. Pedro Bay and Magdalena Bay. With rhumb lines and numerous soundings.

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        [Gad's Hill Place- Auction Catalogues]

      Two Rare Auction Catalogues for the Sale of Gad's Hill Place[DICKENS, Charles]. Norton, Trist, Watney & Co. [Gad's Hill Place- Auction Catalogue]. Higham, Near Rochester. Kent. A Very Valuable and Beautiful Freehold Property know as "Gadshill Place," for Many Years, the Favorite Abode of Charles Dickens. London: T.W. Nicholson, August 5th, 1870.Pages self-bound together with stab-stitch. Lacking original wrappers. Folio (17 1/4 x 11 inches; 438 x 280 mm). With two colored lithographic views of the property (north view and south view), two folding colored lithographic plans and eight pages of text. Tissue guards. Some light soiling to pages. A light dampstaing to top margin of first lithograph, not affecting illustration. Both folding plans with some creasing. Overall very good.The text pages consist of the description of the property, the conditions of the sale and a blank "Memorandum" to be filled out in the event of purchase. This sale consisted of two lots, Lot 1: "'Gadshill Place,' A Choice Freehold Residential Property" and Lot 2: "An Enclosure of Fine and Arable Land."[Together with]:[Dickens, Charles]. Knight, Frank & Rutley. [Gad's Hill Place- Auction Catalogue]. Kent... The Singularly Interesting Freehold Property Know as Gadshill Place the home of Charles Dickens from 1857 to 1870. London. July 26th, 1923.Original tan printed wrappers. With three photographic plates and a folding plan. Eighteen pages of text. Octavo (9 3/4 x 6 1/8 inches; 245 x 155 mm). Wrappers a lightly soiled. A few light pencil notations on the first plate. Otherwise very good.These text pages consist of "Notes" on the property, "Summary of Particulars," Description of the property, Conditions of the Sale and the Agreement.Both pieces housed together in a red cloth chemise, lettered in gilt."Well described very recently as 'doubly historic, first, as the Scene of one of Shakespeare's most celebrated pieces of humour, and Secondly, as the abode of the greatest English Humourist who has lived since Shakespeare's time" (from page 2 of the 1870 sale catalogue)."To own Gadshill Place was one of the earliest ambitions of Charles Dickens. As a very small boy he would come out here from his home in Ordnance Terrace, Chatham, and would sit for hours by the wayside conjuring up visions of Falstaff and his gallants and brooding over the house he loved so much...About 1855 Dickens heard unexpectedly that the darling of his boyhood was in the market. His assistant editor, Mr. W.H. Willis, negotiated for it, and it was finally acquired in March, 1856, the cheque for it being written on a Friday. As Dickens remarked about this time, all important events happened to him on a Friday." (From Page 2-3 of the 1923 sale catalogue).Gimbel. Hatton and Cleaver,. Smith, Dickens,.HBS 66340.$7,500

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        Arabeska und Mac-Donald. Von E. Renz in der höheren Reitkunst vorgeführt.

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. v. H. Litfas ( Druck J. Heese ) b. Sala in Berlin, um 1870, 47 x 50 - Blattgr. 50 x 57 cm. Sehr schöne Dressurdarstellung mit den beiden Araber-Pferden in der Manege. - Mit dem Blindstempel von "F. Sala & Co" in Berlin. - Außergewöhnliches Blatt. - Unten rechts mit Widmung des Künsles "dem Director Herrn E. Renz ..".

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        Das Große grüne Heupferd. Originalzeichnung, aquarelliert, unterer Rand betitelt - rechts König , rechts Titel der Zeichnung

      . . (70) ? wohl 1870. Blatt 22 x 27,6 cm , Rahmen 37 x 43,5 cm, fein colorierte Zeichnung in wohlerh. Zustand, unter Glas alt gerahmt, Rahmen in grün gehalten mit 2 umlaufenden Goldbordüren, kl. Abplatzungen an 2 Ecken. König führte ein unstetes Wanderleben, kam 1848 nach München, wo er für die Fliegenden Blätter , Hauschronik u.a. arbeitete. Seit 1852 für die Gartenlaube" , Illustrierte Zeitung u. Kladderadatsch tätig. siehe Thieme - Becker S. 153.

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        Recueil de Siéges Anciens et Modernes

      Paris: Dejey, 1870. Hardcover. vg. Oblong 8vo. Unpaginated. 186 numbered plates, followed by 11 unnumbered plates and 5 numbered pages. Black leather with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Raised bands. Head and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Corners slightly worn. Scuffing and rubbing to boards. Marbled endpapers. Some browning and foxing to pages, not affecting text. Beautiful and delightfully illustrated collection of drawings of Royall chairs. In very good condition.

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        Blick über Dächer der Stadt, im Mittelgrund Paulskirche.

      . Farblithographie von Wentzel, um 1870, 24 x 37 cm.. Verso Sammlerstempel, im weißen Rand etwas angeschmutzt.

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        vom Kreuzberg aus, "Berlin".

      . Farblithographie b. Wentzel in Weissenbourg/Elsaß, um 1870, 26 x 39. Nicht bei Kiewitz. Ernst, Berlin in der Druckgraphik, Bd. 2. Gesamtansichten ( Kreuzberg ), Nr. 2. - Die Ansicht ist aber erst um ca. 1870 zu datieren. Schöner Blick vom Kreuzberg her. - Links das Schinkeldenkmal.

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