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        Observations on the Geology and Zoology of Abyssinia,

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1870. London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1870. made during the Progress of the British Expedition to that Country in 1867-68. Octavo. Original green sand-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to the boards, terracotta surface-paper endpapers. Folding tinted lithographic frontispiece, and 8 other lithographic plates, 6 of them hand-coloured ornithological studies transferred to stone by Keulemans from his own drawings, and printed and coloured by Trap of Leiden, also a folding coloured lithographic geological map, 4 wood-engraved plates and a number of illustrative vignettes to the text. Just a touch rubbed, front hinge just started, front free endpaper slightly scuffed, light toning, a scatter of foxing, but overall a very good copy indeed. First edition. Educated at the Royal School of Mines and the Bergakademie in Freiberg, Blanford joined the Geological Survey of India in 1854. "Late in 1867 he was attached to the Abyssinian expedition and accompanied the troops to Magdala, making large collections, both geological and zoological. Work on these occupied much time after his return to India in October 1868, and brought him to England on six months' service leave; the outcome was his valuable book, Observations on the Geology and the Zoology of Abyssinia" (DNB) In 1871 he was back in India and began his most important surveying appointment, the India-Persia Boundary Commission. In connection with this work he visited Baluchistan, Tehran, the Alborz mountains, and the Caspian Sea. He returned to England through Russia and Moscow in September 1872. The rigours of this survey left him weakened in health, he eventually retired in 1882 and settled in London. He died in 1905. A very superior copy with the armorial bookplate of Sir Hugh Clifford - British Resident at Pahang, 1896–1900 and 1901–1903; Governor of North Borneo, 1900–1901; Governor of the Gold Coast, 1912–1919; Nigeria, 1919–1925, and Ceylon, 1925–1927; Governor of the Straits Settlements and British High Commissioner in Malaya f1927-30 - and later book-ticket of Humphrey Winterton to the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Carta topografica di Roma e dei suoi contorni .

      1870 ca., Roma 1870 - Carta topografica in due fogli montati su tela a stacchi, raffigurante la città di Roma e le zone circostanti. Sotto al titolo sono riportate le scale grafiche in "Miglia di Roma moderne" e "Chilometri". La carta è conservata nel suo astuccio coevo. mm 1035x803

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude.

      Gotha, Perthes), ca. 1870.. 38 x 47 cm. 1 Bl. Mit 9 farblithogr. und 81 gestoch. Tafeln. Mod. Pp.-Schatulle.. Espenhorst, PP, 2.1.1.1.5 und Espenhorst, AS, S. 76. - "Jubiläumsauflage (50 Jahre seit Beginn), neun Karten in mehrfarbigem Steindruck" (Espenhorst, AS). "This edition continued to be produced until 1874, and is therefore of special interest to collectors because of the many changes in political boundaries that occurred after 1866 as a result of the unification of Italy and Germany. ... All of these changes were quickly incorporated into the STIELER" (Espenhorst, PP, S. 250 und 251). - Ohne das gestochene Titelblatt, die Karten vorallem in den Rändern teils leicht fleckig, nur wenig stärker.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Zell's popular encyclopaedia. A universal dictionary of English language, science, literature and art.

      T. Ellwood Zell 1870-71, Philadelphia - First edition, 2 volumes, thick 4to, pp. iv, 1196; [2], 1152; text in triple column, numerous wood-engraved illustrations throughout; publisher's full terracotta pebble-grain morocco, elaborate gilt-decorated covers, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 2, a.e.g.; spines a little faded, else very good and sound. Nicely printed by J. Fagan, electrotypers, Philadelphia. At the end of vol. II, in pencil: "No. 38." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Leçons sur la physiologie comparée de la respiration professées au Muséum d'histoire naturelle

      Londres, Madrid, J.B. Baillière, Paris 1870 - In-8. Collation : XXXV, (1), 588 pp. Demi-chagrin bleu marine, dos à nerfs, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.). Première édition. Ce sont les premiers travaux de Paul Bert sur la respiration. Il y montre que la quantité d'oxygène dissoue dans le sang varie en fonction de la pression de l'air extérieur. Illustré par 150 figures dans le texte. Une coupe usée. Bon exemplaire par ailleurs. DSB 2, 61.

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        A HISTORY OF GIBRALTAR AND ITS SIEGES

      London, Provost & Co., 1870.. London, Provost & Co., 1870.. FIRST EDITION 1870, small 4to, approximately 220 x 170 mm, 8¾ x 6½ inches, 16 mounted photographs with captions and tissue guards, including frontispiece by J. H. Mann, mounted on heavy paper, 1 map, pages: viii, 1-280, bound in the publisher's original pictorial cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and covers, all edges gilt. Rebacked using the original spine, spine faded and worn, most of the gilt rubbed away, new cloth visible at head and tail of spine and hinges, covers lightly speckled, all the tissue guards except the last 4 are age-browned quite heavily, photographs are clean, occasional light foxing mostly affecting margins, inner paper hinges strengthened by binder, occasional mark to text, otherwise a very good tight copy of the scarce first edition. See Helmut Gersheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839-1875, page 67, item 489. He states: "The presentation edition is illustrated with 16 photographs. The library edition, which alone is in the Gernsheim Collection, contains only 1 photograph". The images are: The Rock from San Felipe; The Rock from the English Lines; Gibraltar from the South; Gibraltar from Buena Vista; Europa Pass; Rosia; Windmill Hill and O'Hara's Tower, Europa Point; Windmill Hill from the North; Birds Eye View of Gibraltar, the Bay and Coast of Spain; The Governor's Cottage and the Lighthouse, Europa Point; Panorama of Gibraltar from the Head of the Old Mole; South Barracks, Gibraltar South; The English Cathedral; The Landport; The Alameda and Grand Parade and The Neutral Ground from the Rock. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Die Serben an der Adria. Ihre Typen und Trachten.

      Brockhaus,, Leipzig und Wien, 1870 - 8 Lieferungen in 1 Band. Leipzig und Wien, Brockhaus, 1870. 4°. (8) Bl. (Lief.-Titelbl.). Mit 45 (davon 44 farb.) lithogr. Tafeln. Leinenband der Zeit mit verg. Deckel- und Rückentitel. Nicht in der Lipperheidschen Köstumbibliothek. - Einband berieben und bestossen. Leinenband der Zeit mit verg. Deckel- und Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Die Gemeinde-Verfassungen Deutschland's und des Auslandes. 6 Bände

      . Verlag der Expedition der "Deutschen Gemeinde- Zeitung", Bln., 1870-1875. zus. ca. 1700 S., Pbde. der zeit. (/StaT./1 Rücken erneuert/1 Kapital ausgebrochen.).

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Picturesque Europe: The British Isles, with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Most Eminent Artists. 2 Bde, komplett.

      Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co., London, Paris, New York, published around 1870. Leinen/Leder Sehr Gut. Ohne Jahr, ca 1870. Kollationiert, vollständig, Text Englisch, zwei prachtvolle Leinen-Bände mit Lederecken und -rücken, goldgeprägte Bordüren und Rückentitelei, 5 Bünde, sehr guter Zustand, rundum Goldschnitt, marmorierter Vor-/Nachsatz, praktisch stockfleckenfrei, jeweils mit 13 Stahl-Ansichten mit Seidenschutzpapier, zahlreiche Illustrationen und Holzschnitte im Text. ERSTER BAND / VOLUME ONE: XII, 288 Seiten. ZWEITER BAND / VOLUME TWO: VII, 288 Seiten--- Künstler u.a.: Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, E. M. Wimperis, P. Skelton, D. MacKewan, S. Read, J. Chase, J. Mogford, W. Leitch, J. B. Smith, S. Cook. Autoren u.a.: T. G. Bonney, Oscar Browning, H. H. S. Pearse, W. Senior, Jas. Grant, John Francis Waller, H. Schütz Wilson, James Grant, Richard John King. Eine durchaus bibliophile Ausgabe in sehr gutem Zustand. ++++++Collated, complete, text English. A beautiful set in two volumes, cloth- bound with leather corners/ spines, gilded lettering, hardly any foxing, 13 steel engravings in each book with protective paper, illustrations and woodcuts throughout text, all in all very good condition. --- 25 x 32 Cm. 7,5 Kg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        Lives of Eminent Women and Tales for Girls

      London - W. and R. Chambers, 1870. London - W. and R. Chambers, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A wonderful collection ofinspiring stories for girls, focusing on exceptionalwomen throughout history. From Chambers's Miscellany. With an engraved frontispiece and illustrated head and tail pieces throughout. Robert Chambers (10 July 1802 17 March 1871) was a Scottish publisher, geologist, proto-evolutionary thinker, author and journal editor who, like his elder brother and business partner William Chambers (16 April 1800 20 May 1883), was highly influential in mid-19th century scientific and political circles. Condition: In a decorative calf binding. Externally smart, though the rear joint is cracked, the spine faded. Internally, generally firmly bound, strained in one or two places. Bright and generally clean aside from marginal scattered spotting, heavier to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Le Règne végétal, divisé en traité de botanique générale, flore médicale et usuelle, horticulture botanique et pratique (.) histoire biographique et bibliographique de la botanique.(.)

      L. Guérin, Paris, [s.d. 1870-71?] - 17 vols. In-4to. (276 mm) Ilust. Encadernações coevas meia francesa em marroquim encarnado com títulos e ferros a ouro nas lombadas. Bom exemplar, todos os volumes apresentam pequenas manchas de acidez. Colecção completa, 9 vols. de texto e 8 de Atlas (411 gravuras coloridas à mão e 4 mapas desdobráveis).

      [Bookseller: LG - Livreiro Antiquário]
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        Regula Fratrum MinorumJuxta Romanorum Pontificum Decreta et Documenta OrdinisA R. P. Hilario ParisiensiOrdinis Fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum,Provinciae S. BonaventuraeCustode Generali, Doctore in Theologia et in Jure CanonicoExplanata

      Lugdini - H. Pelagaud Filium et Roblot, 1870. Lugdini - H. Pelagaud Filium et Roblot, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A study of the rules of the lives of the Friars Minor, the most prominant group of Franciscan monks. With engraved frontispiece. The Franciscan Order comprises three separate groups, each considered a religious order in its own right. These are the Observants, most commonly simply called Franciscan friars, the Capuchins, and the Conventual Franciscans. They all live according to a body of regulations known as The Rule of St. Francis. In Latin. Bookplate of Ref. Fr. Angelus to front pastedown. Condition: In a brown cloth binding. Externally sound, but with some dampstaining to boards. Some light wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamp to endpaper. Pages have some foxing to endpapers, then just the odd spot throughout the rest of the text. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Les Volcans et les Tremblements de Terre.

      . Paris, Ducrocq (um 1870). 4°. 601 S. mit zahlr. im Text u. auf Tafeln u. 16 farbigen lithograph. Tafeln. Goldschnitt. OHLdr. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Teils leicht stockfleckig. -CHF 480.00.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer]
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        TA., 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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Warp and Woof

      London - Smith, Elder and Co., 1870. London - Smith, Elder and Co., 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Victoriannovel by Harriet Parr, who wrote under the pseudonym Holme Lee. Many of her books went through more than one edition, and several were also published in America. At least one was picked up by the Leipzig firm of Bernhard Tauchnitz, which specialized in inexpensive English-language paperbacks for travelers. Aiding Parrs success was the fact that she was a favorite author of the founder of Victorian Londons largest lending library, Charles Edward Mudie, to whose sense of decency her fiction strictly conformed with its depictions of shy maidens and their decent love problems. The title is a reference to weaving and cloth-making, indicating the wholesome nature of the work. Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally smart, with just some light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are mainly bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Original Watercolor Design for Beaux Art Ceiling.

      ND but ca 1870-90], [NP but probably Syracuse, NY - Watercolor on laid paper, 19 x 13", of ceiling design for large rectangular room; soft gray ground with soft pink overlay in lattice motif, elaborate center medallion of light blue, dark blue, gold and pink with shell motif on either side of central pendent, six quatre foil medallions, one at each end and two on each side, in gray, light blue, and dark rose; the side borders in gray with 10 rosettes in light and dark pink highlighted with 10 small roundels of deep rose highlighted with blue strapwork. folded in middle with small closed tear at one end of fold, paper a bit age-toned at extremities, else fine with colors bright and fresh. Although the work is unsigned, it was purchased from the estate of the widow of Archimedes Russell together with his leather wallet diary for 1863 and other personal letters now in the Kroch Library at Cornell University. It is on paper identical to other architectural drawings by Russell at the Kroch Library. Other architectural watercolors by Russell in the collections of Syracuse and Cornell are not signed, and it appears he did not sign many of his works. Archimedes Russell, 1840-1915, was born in Andover, MA and first trained with well-known Boston architect John Stevens. In 1862 Russell relocated to Syracuse and apprenticed with Horatio N. White. By 1868 Russell was working for himself and was in demand. He took Melvin L. King as a partner in 1888. The firm that Russell established in 1868 continues to this day, known as King & King. It is the oldest architectural firm in the state of New York. Russell designed some 850 structures in and around Syracuse for the next 45 years. He served as professor of architecture at Syracuse University and built many of that institutions important buildings. He built a number of structures at Cornell University, including McGraw Hall Tower and Hiram Sibley Hall which houses Cornell's School of Architecture.This is a lovely architectural drawing in a pleasing color palette from one the most important American architects of the 19th century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Deutsch französischer Krieg 1870-71 komplette Ausgabe mit dem seltenen Bildband, 5 Textbände, Bildband , 3 Kartenbände komplett, die Textbände noch als Originalbroschüren des Genmeralstabs eingelegt in die goldgeprägten Einbände, hunderte v. Karten

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      [Bookseller: Alte Bücher & Postal History]
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        Cloth made from the bark of trees by the South Sea Islandes. Sammlung von Tapa-Textilien.

      o. J. (ev. um 1870-1880).. 15 einmontierte Orig.-Stoffproben auf 15 Blättern und diverse freie Blätter. 8°, blindgeprägter Ganzledereinband der Zeit.. Das Wort Tapa stammt ursprünglich aus Tahiti von wo aus Cook als erster Europäer den Stoff mit nach Europa brachte, Anders Sparrmann hatte in seiner ersten schwedischen Ausgabe über Cooks Reisen Tapa-Proben abgebildet. Der Stoff wird aus Rindenbast vom Papiermaulbeerbaum gewonnen und dient in der Südsee nicht nur für Kleidung genutzt sondern auch für andere Zwecke wie Schlafunterlagen, Vorhänge und Decken etc. In Polynesien werden Tote zur Aufbahrung in verzierte Tapa-Stoffe gehüllt oder wertvolle Geschenke in Tapa verpackt überreicht. Auf den Tonga- und den Fidschi-Inseln waren aufwendig verzierte Tapa-Tücher ein bedeutendes Ausstattungsdetail der königlichen Zeremonien und Feste. Die Stoffproben unseres Exemplars sind jeweils am Ende der Stoffbrobe, oder wenn etwas größer, mittig hinten in den Falz der Seitenlagen montiert. Alle Proben sind recht gut erhalten. Das ganze wurde in einen Notiz-Lederband eines schottischen Buchbinders oder Papierhändlers namens James Miller Oban gebunden (kleiner Firmenaufkleber auf dem vorderen Innendeckel). Oban hatte in den 1870er Jahren ein Geschäft für Notizbücher, Alben und Zeitschriften. Auf dem Vorderdeckel ist ein aufmontierter, handschriftlich mit Tinte in Englisch verfasster Einbandtitel geklebt, der zeitlich ebenso in diese Periode fallen könnte. Ein unikales Büchlein von privater Hand sauber zusammengestellt! Ohne weitere schriftlichen Erklärungen. - Die Kanten des Einbandes etwas beschabt, die Ecken gestaucht, innen schach gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten. Selten! - An excellent collection of 15 pieces of Tapa cloth, likely from the latter quarter of the 19th century. the bookseller whose stamp is affixed to the front pastedwon, "James Miller Oban" mainstained a shop in Scotland that specialized in selling albums and journals in the 1870s. Although there is no indication of who collected the samples, the manuscript tittle to the journal confirms they are from the "South Sea Islands". Tapa clith is an indigenous fabric made in various forms in many of the Polynesian Islands and has long fascinated the explorers who visit there. Anders Sparrman even included examples of the cloth he collected in the first Swedish edition of his account of Cook's voyage. A wonderful collection presenting a variety of designs of Tapa cloth in an edxcellent state of preservation. - The above manuscipt title has been penned on a paper label affixed to the recto of the front board. The album has light shelf-wear.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        A History of British Birds

      London: Bell and Daldy, 1870.. London: Bell and Daldy, 1870., 1870. Second Edition. 6 volumes; 4to. Publisher's embossed green cloth with gilt pictorial titles to spines, gilt stamped birds to centre of upper. With 365 hand coloured plates. Binding a little rubbed with a few small nicks. Most boards with some water damage never reaching inside the books. Neat ownership to f.f.e.p. Dry gutters showing in places, a few gatherings protruding. Occasional and generally light foxing. Plates bright and sharp. Very good indeed.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Le Crepuscule [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, o. J. um 1870].. Tuschzeichnung, über Bleistift. 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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Yorkshire Past and Present a History and a Description of the Three Riding's of the Great County of YorkIn Four Volumes

      sp;- London - William Mackenzie, 1870. sp;- London - William Mackenzie, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An interesting set of topography and local history, from the earliest recordings through to 1870. With the three riding's of the great county of York, and including an account of the woollen trade of Yorkshire by Edward Baines author of The History of the Cotton Manufacture. Uniformly bound in their original pictorial bindings. Baines is today best known for his detailed paintings and sketches which give a unique insight into colonial life in southern Africa and Australia. Many of his pictures are held by the National Library of Australia, National Archives of Zimbabwe, National Maritime Museum, Brenthurst Library and the Royal Geographical Society. His other works include Travels in the Interior of South Africa, Explorations in South-West Africa and Lancashire and Cheshire, Past and Present. Featuring twenty-six plates throughout, including a large coloured folding map. Complete in four volumes. Condition: In original cloth bindings with gilt designs to the boards and spines. Externally, all are lightly rubbed, with wear to extremities and spines. One backstrip is lifting. All hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound with binding quite loose in one volume. Bright with instances of light spotting, and foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Moore's Irish Melodies

      London - William Mackenzie, 1870. London - William Mackenzie, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustratedcollection of the poems of Thomas Moore. Including Lalla Rookh, The Song of Hercules to His Daughter, Merrily Every Bosom Boundeth, and many more. In the early years of his career, Moore's work was largely generic and had he died at this point he would likely not have been considered an Irish poet. From 1806-1807 Moore dramatically changed his style of writing and focus. Following a request by a publisher he wrote lyrics to a series of Irish tunes, in collaboration with John Stevenson, which were published in several volumes. Moore became best known for these Irish Melodies which were enormously popular containing songs such as The Minstrel Boy, The Last Rose of Summer and Oft, in the Stilly Night. Several examples of his music, such as Farewell! But Whenever You Welcome the Hour are available online. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes and a frontispiece of the author. Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally sound, though with some rubbing. Front joint starting, with rear joint failed and board detached. Backstrip lifting. Library label to front pastedown. Institutional ink stamps throughout. Pages have some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Oraisons Funebres

      Paris - Garnier Freres, 1870. Paris - Garnier Freres, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leather bound with gilt detail to spine and red cloth boards. Great collection of Bossuet oratories illustrated with engraved portrait frontispiece and many further engraved plates throughout. Jacques-Benigne Bossuet (September 27, 1627 - April 12, 1704) was a French bishop, theologian, and renowned pulpit orator and court preacher. Bossuet was a staunch advocate of the theory of political absolutism; he made the argument that government was divine and that kings received their power from God. One of the most brilliant orators of all time and a masterful French stylist, the works best known to English speakers are his three great orations delivered at the funerals of Henrietta Maria, widow of Charles I of England (1669), her daughter, Henrietta, duchess of Orleans (1670), and the great soldier Cond (1687). All included here. He was also an important courtier and politician at the court of Louis XIV. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are attached. The front outer hinge is very slightly starting to crack but holding firm. There is some wear to the extremities including rubbing to the edges and some staining to the rear board. There are also some worm homes on both of the boards and a few black spots to the spine. Internally the book is generally brightapart from somespotting mostly throughoutwhich affectsthe majorityof the plates..

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        Oeuvres Nouvelles De Gavarni. Par-Ci, Par-La Et Physionomies Parisiennes 100 Sujets

      . MM. Aug. Marc, Paris (circa 1870). 1 Bl., 100 lithographische Tafeln, original Halbleder-Rücken mit 4 Schmuckbünden und Goldprägungen, Goldschnitt, Folio (Kanten etwas berieben und bestoßen/alter Besitzername auf Vorsatz/teils stockfleckig).

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        The Book of Common PrayerAnd Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Church of England, together with the Proper Lessons for Sundays and Other Holy-Days

      Oxford - Oxford University Press5 by 3, 1870. Oxford - Oxford University Press5 by 3, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A miniature presentation edition of the Book of Common Prayer, from the late Victorian era. In a charming half-morocco binding with ivory veneer boards and decorative Holy cypher. Condition: Externally sound. Rubbed leather spine with gilt embellishment, displaying wear to head and tail. Moderately scuffed ivorine boards with brass-plated edges, front board with IHS Holy cypher. Gilt leaf-edges with brass clasp. Internally, firmly bound and bright and clean throughout. Missing frontpaper. Thick ribbonbookmark with needlepoint overlay embroidered 'Collects. ' No pagination (in common with many pre-moderneditions). Overall:GOOD..

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        Histoire de Napoleon Ier

      Paris - Charpentier et Cie, 1870. Paris - Charpentier et Cie, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A French history of the rule of Napoleon. Seventh edition. Pierre Lanfrey (October 26, 18281877) was a French historian and politician. He was born at Chambry (Savoie). His father had been one of Napoleon's officers. Volume four of a four-volume set only. Condition: In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, though with some rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate and institutional ink stamp to front pastedown. Pages are bright and quite clean, though with some foxing to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Cat's Pilgrimage.

      . Edinburgh 1870. With six illustrations by Jane Blackburn. 4to. 21 s. + tavler. Orig. kart. Ryggen slidt. Permerne med brugsspor.<br>21 pp. + plates. Publisher's boards. Spine worn. Boards with signs of use..

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        Griset&#39;s Grotesques;

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1870. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of amusing rhymes by Tom Hood, illustrated by Ernest Griset. With an illustration to each page, engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. Condition: Expertly rebound in a paper covered binding. Externally, smart with slight rubbing to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Chipping, small closed tearsand curling to the edges of many pages. Generally bright with handling marks to many pages. Overall: GOOD.

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        Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the World

      John Murray, 1870. John Murray, 1870. Hardcover. Acceptable/No Dustjacket. 1870. 519 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt titling. Front hinge is widely cracked exposing text block spine, but pages remain firm. Another crack before the first text page exposing stitching thread. Small inscription to title page, light tanning and foxing to end papers and text block. Few light finger marks and dashes to pages throughout. Mild loss to rear pages 514 and 515 along the top edges, not obstructing the text.Boards have minor edge wear with corner bumping and some rub markings to all sides, scuffing to ends of spine. Boards are leaning and slightly slack. Few dark marks and stains to board surfaces. Spine mildly darkened.

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        Herculanum et Pompei : recueil general des peintures, bronzes, mosaiques, etc. ; decouverts jusqu'a ce jour et reproduits d'apres le antichita di Ercolano, il Museo Borbonico, et tous les ouvrages analogues (8 Bände).

      Paris : Freres, 1870-1872. Mit 795 Umrissradierungen auf 777 Tafeln, 27 cm, marmorierte Pappeinbände mit goldgepr. Rückenschild leicht berieben und bestoßen, Gelenke u. Rücken teils brüchig bzw. abgeplatzt; etwas gebräunt u. leicht stockfleckig. Bd. I: Decorations architecturales; Bd. II: Compositions de plusieurs figures; Bd. III: Tableaux, Paysages; Bd. IV: Figures isolees; Bd. V: Peintures, Mosaiques; Bd.VI: Statues; Bd.VII: Bustes, Lampes: Bd.VIII: Musee secret.

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        Album with Sixty-Three Original Photographs Including Twenty-Six Original Very Early Photographs of Diamond Mining in Colesberg Kopje (Later the Big Hole, Kimberley)].

      1870 - Ca. 1870. Folio (ca. 30x24,5 cm). 35 stiff card leaves (16 blank). With 26 albumen prints of various size (two identical), including one large folding panorama of Colesberg Kopje ca. 9,5x40,5 cm (3 ¾ x 16 in.), ten large images ca. 13x19,5 cm (5 ¼ x 7 ½ in) or slightly smaller, four panoramas ca. 7x20,5 cm (2 ¾ x 8 in.), and eleven small photos ca. 6x9,5 cm (2 ¼ x 3 ¾ in.). One image signed in negative "H. Gros." With 37 small period private photos. Original dark violet full sheep album with raised bands and gilt tooled borders; moiré endpapers, all edges gilt. Album rubbed and worn on extremities, hinges with cracks; some images slightly faded. Overall a very good album. Interesting collection of early historically important photographs of diamond mining in Colesberg Kopje, now known as the Big Hole of Kimberley - one of the largest open mines excavated by hand. The album relates to the fist years of the Colesberg Kopje diamond rush in the 1870s, when a camp of tens of thousands of diggers spread around the hill in less than a year. The album contains several excellent images of the mine, showcasing its depth and infrastructure, including a large folding panorama overlooking the mine with its wooden ladders and wire nets on the surface, and the tent camp town in the background. A large photo shows half naked native mine workers, with shovels and buckets; two white miners are standing on the left. Three nice panoramas show the tent camp town around the Kopje, with bull carts, prospectors, and native workers; there is also a nice street view of the first wooden settlement, with grocery shops and the sign of the "Vine Hotel" clearly seen in the foreground. Two group portraits show a party of well dressed white prospectors or business owners, posing next to a tent with a label of "F. Edglington & Co., 52 Old Kent Road, London". There are also images of white settlers posing in front of the stone houses, apparently one of the first in the area. Nine small photos show humorous posters dedicated to the life on the mine and titled "How they do it in Colesberg Kopje". Among the topics touched are: "The Pleasures of travelling in the disputed territory," "Our "admirable" post office," "The season," "Native Labour" et al. The album also contains 37 period family photos, including cabinet portraits of family members and images taken on Madeira and St. Helena. Overall an important photo collection of the beginnings of diamond mining in South Africa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Forty-Four Original Photographs of India, with Views of Temples, Mosques and Palaces in Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, Bombay, Fatehpur Sikri, Benares, et al.].

      1870 - Ca. 1870. With forty-four albumen prints ca. 16x20,5 cm (6 ¼ x 8 in), mounted on original leaves, disbound from an album. All but three images with the studio's blind stamp "Frith's series" in the left lower corners, more than half captioned in negative. Over twenty with additional period manuscript captions on the mounts. Some mounts with minor tears and chipping on extremities, several images with creases, but overall a very good collection. Attractive collection of classical architectural photos of India from the studio of Francis Frith, mostly known for his views of Egypt and the Middle East, as well as for his extensive archive of photos of over 7000 British towns and villages, "the only nationally important photographic archive of its kind still in private hands" (Francis Frith Collection online). Sharp and detailed, the images show some famous examples of the ancient Hindu and Mughal architecture in India: Delhi (the palace, Qutub Minar tower, mosques of Jama Masjid and Moti Masjid, tombs of Humayun and Mirza Jahangir, Alai Darwaza gateway et al.); Agra (the gateway and mausoleum of Taj Mahal, Sikandra, zenana in the Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb et al.); Lucknow (Qaisar Bagh complex, the Residency, Asfi mosque of the Bara Imambara complex, gate of the Hosseinabad Bazaaret al.); Bombay (stone carvings in the Elephanta and Ellora caves et al.); Fatehpur Sikri (the palace, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti); ancient Hindu temples of Benares and Bendrabund et al. Several photos give an excellent insight into 1870's India, i.e. Panorama of Bombay taken from Mazagaon Fort, pyramids of cotton sacks loaded in the Cotton Green suburb of Bombay; a bull-driven "Hackery", or a view of Delhi taken from the top of Jama Masjid. Overall a very good collection. Francis Frith "is noted for his studies of the Middle East and for establishing the largest photographic publishing firm in the 19th century. He was one of the founder-members of the Liverpool Photographic Society in 1853 and he exhibited portraits and landscapes to much critical acclaim. He made three trips to Egypt and the Holy Land between 1856 and 1860. Although Frith was not the first European photographer to visit Egypt, his work was wider in its geographical scope and more systematic in its coverage than that of, for example, Maxime Du Camp. Frith photographed most of the key monuments several times, combining general views with close studies of their significant details and broader views of their landscape environment. The clarity of his images proved to be of immense value to archaeologists. The photographs are also often powerfully composed, revealing an understanding of the poetic qualities of light that gives them lasting aesthetic value. Frith's earlier experience as a printer proved useful in the commercial exploitation of his photographs. They were exhibited widely, sold through print dealers and issued in serial form to subscribers. In 1858-60 he published Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described by Francis Frith, the first of a series of magnificent albums containing mounted albumen prints accompanied by letterpress commentaries. In 1862 he also produced a limited edition of The Queen's Bible, illustrated with his photographs of the Holy Land. He had set up his own publishing firm in Reigate in 1859 and he specialized in picturesque scenes for the rising tourist market. Through his shrewd exploitation of the picture postcard the firm quickly became the largest of its kind in the 19th century. The business remained in the Frith family after his death and was wound up in 1971. Material salvaged from the premises was later reissued as the Francis Frith Collection" (Ray McKenzie; Grove Art Online).

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        Militair-Album. 71 Porträt-Photographien, davon 64 Carte de visite.

      Um 1870. - 64 carte de visite, Bildgröße ca. 9 x 5 cm. 7 Kabinettfotos 13,5 x 9,5 cm. Größtenteils von Hand bezeichnet. Leder-Einsteckalbum der Zeit, 29 x 22 cm. König (Kaiser) Wilhelm I. (3 Aufnahmen), Prinz Friedrich Carl von Preußen, Generalmajor von Bonin, Generäle Gebser, Jäger, Nieper, Otto von Bismarck (mit Moltke), von Brandis, von Arnim, von Mirbach, Graf zu Dohna-Lauck, Major von Zawadzky, von Einem, von Sedlatschek, Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke, von Sodenstern, von Rommel, von Houten, von Kaulhausen, von Egloffstein, von Reitmeister, Träger des Eisernen Kreuzes von 1870 u.a. - Album beschabt, Schließen defekt bzw fehlend. Innengelenke gebrochen, ein Einsteckfenster eingerissen. Wenige Fotos etwas fleckig; überwiegend sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bab Ballads; Much Sound and Little Sense [with:] More Bab Ballads

      London: [vol. I] John Camden Hotten; [vol. II] George Routledge, 1869; 1870 - First Editions, first issue of first volume, with Hotten imprint. 2 vols., Small 4to. Illustrated by the Author. Bound in original green bevelled cloth, stamped in gilt, a.e.g. Very Good. Bookplate of John Quinn in second title [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schönes Fotoporträt 19,5 x 13 cm (brauntoniger Albuminabzug auf Fotographenkarton, Gesamtgröße 22,5 x 14 cm) mit eigh. Widmung und Unterschrift im Unterrand, o. O. u. D. (um 1900).

      . "Herrn Richard Specht mit freundschaftlichen Grüßen Hermann Bahr". Ganzfigur sitzend (Aufnahme Hof-Atelier Adele, Wien). R. Specht (1870-1932) war Lyriker, Dramatiker, Schriftsteller und Musikwissenschaftler.. Minimale Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren.

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        A Selection of Mrs Brown&#39;s Outings

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1870. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming selection of victorianwhimsical stories surrounding theviews of an illiterate old woman of the lower middle class Mrs Brown. Including Mrs Brown on Dizzy, Mrs Brown at the Seaside, Mrs Brown on Spelling Bees, Mrs Brown on the Royal Marriage, Mrs Brown up the Nile, and Mrs Brown Visits to Paris. George Rose was a dramatist, novelist, and humorous entertainer, who wrote under the pseudonym Arthur Sketchley,&#39; his Mrs Brown&#39; is said to bean obvious adaptation of Dickens&#39;s Mrs. Gamp. Rose invented an attractive entertainment, by reading in public portions of his Mrs. Brown&#39; monologues. Between June 1879 and December 1880 he made a tour round the world as an entertainer on these lines, and passed in succession through South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and through India. Written in a colloquial phonetic style which is intended to portray Mrs Brown&#39;s social status. Each volume features illustrated papercovered boardsdepicting Mrs Brown in various locations, andcontemporary advertisements to the rear boards. Early W. H. Smith and Sons blind stamp to endpapers, and Horwood booksellers stamp to rear pastedown of Mrs Brown on Spelling Bees. Condition: Bound in original illustrated paper covered boards. Externally,each volume is a trifle rubbed with worn spines and extremities. Slightlystrained joints to Mrs Brown on Spelling Bees. Mrs Brown Visits to Parisand Mrs Brown on Dizzy&#39;s front hinge&#39;sare strained but firm. Internally, all are generally firmly bound with some leaves working loose, andpage 119 of Mrs Brown at the Seaside is detached but present. Bright throughout with the occasional spot. Overall: GOOD..

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        Goethe&#39;s Hermann and Dorothea

      New York - Stroefer & Kirchner, 1870. New York - Stroefer & Kirchner, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated Goethe&#39;s Hermann and Dorothea. Bound in cloth with elaborate gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. With a pictorial nameplate to the front pastedown. Hermann and Dorothea is an epic poem written between 1796 and 1797. It is set around 1792 at the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars, when French forces under General Custine invaded and briefly occupied parts of the Palatinate. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749 1832, was a German writer and polymath. Goethe&#39;s works span the fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, philosophy, humanism, and science. His magnum opus, lauded as one of the peaks of world literature, is the two-part drama Faust. Goethe was one of the key figures of German literature and the movement of Weimar Classicism in the late 18th and early 19th centuries; this movement coincides with Enlightenment, Sentimentality, Sturm und Drang, and Romanticism. The author of the scientific text Theory of Colours, his influential ideas on plant and animal morphology and homology were extended and developed by 19th century naturalists including Charles Darwin. He also served at length as the Privy Councillor of the duchy of Weimar. Wilhelm von Kaulbach, 1805 1874, was a German painter from Bad Arolsen, Waldeck. Kaulbach&#39;s was a beauty-loving art. He is not supreme as a colourist; he belongs in fact to a school that holds colour in subordination; but he laid, in common with the great masters, the sure foundation of his art in form and composition. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The front hinge has failed. There is significant wear to the extremities, including significant bumping and rubbing, with loss to the cloth, and with a section missing to the spine. There is discolouration to the front board and spine. Internally the pages have slight browning to the page edges, with scattered spots. There are institutional labels to the front free-endpaper and an institutional blindstamp to the title page. Overall the condition is good only..

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        Speeches on Questions of Public Policy

      sp;- London- Macmillan and Co., 1870. sp;- London- Macmillan and Co., 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A collection of speeches by Richard Cobden M. P. with sections on the topics of Free Trade, Finance, War, Foreign Policy, India, Peace, Policy of the Whig Government,Parliamentary Reformand Education. With a portrait to frontispiece to first volume. First edition. In two volumes complete. Richard Cobden (3 June 1804- 2 April 1865) was a British manufacturerand Radical and Liberal statesman, associated with John Bright in the formation of the Anti-Corn Law League as well as with the CobdenChevalier Treaty. Hewas called the greatest classical-liberal thinker on international affairs by libertarian writer Ralph Raico. Condition: Infull calf bindings. Externally, generally smart with slight bumping and wear to extremities. With some wear and marks to boards. Front hinges starting very slightly but firm, front hinge to volume one slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout. Ex library copies, with York Library bookplate to front pastedowns, blindstamping tofirst few pages and ink stampand inscription to verso of title pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Hunted Down:

      London - John Camden Hotten, 1870. London - John Camden Hotten, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. %0D%0AAnuncommon first edition of Hunted Down by Charles Dickens, in the very scarce publisher&#39;s originalwraps. %0D%0AWith some account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner. %0D%0AWith advertisements to the front and rear of the volume. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a green paper binding with lettering to the boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. The backstrip is lifting. Both boards are working loose. Internally, binding is loosening in places. Pages are generally bright and clean internally, however the fore-edge and page edges are spotted. There is a bookseller&#39;s WHSmith and Sons, London blind stamp to the recto of front free end papers. A very rare survival. Overall: GOOD ONLY. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Theatre de Corneille

      Paris - LibrairieGarnier Freres, 1870. Paris - LibrairieGarnier Freres, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete three volume set of &#39;Theatre de Corneille; precede des discours sur le poeme dramatique suivi d&#39;un examen analytique des pieces non comprises dans la presente edition et d&#39;un choix de poesies diverses. Nouvelle Edition soigneusement collationne sur les textes originaux avec notes et prefaces de Voltaire&#39;. Written by Pierre Corneille (June 1606 October 1684), a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molire and Racine. He has been called the founder of French tragedy and produced plays for nearly forty years. Includes a bookplate from the private library of one &#39;Lawence Walker Shenfield&#39; to the first volume. Complete in three Volumes. In French. Condition: In half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and some wear to the spine. Some slight loss to the leather and marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound and clean throughout with some marginal age toning. Overall Condition: GOOD..

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        Les constructions en bois de la Suisse, relevees dans les divers cantons et comparees aux constructions en bois de l'Allemagne ,Fol.

      Paris 1870. 62 S. mit 78 Illustrationen sowie lith. Tit. u. 39 (2 farb.) lith. bzw. rad. Tafeln, lose in Mappe mit Rsch., (Abb)., Vortit. Stockfleckig, sonst nur am Rand stockfl. insges. guter Zustand, Ansichten und Bauaufnahmen zum historischen Schweizerhaus mit seinen überbrachten dekorierenden Details, jeweils Standortangabe.

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        Gulliver&#39;s Travels into Several Remote Nations of the WorldandThe Surprising Travels and Adventures of Baron Munchausen

      nbsp;London - Milner and Sowerby, 1870. nbsp;London - Milner and Sowerby, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce and charming pocket-sizedcollection of fictitious biographies exploring the life of renowned adventurers, Gulliver and Baron Munchausen. With a Life of the Author to the front of the work. Featuringa beautifullyengraved frontispiece and title page. Condition: In cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, some very light bumping and marks to the boards. Chipping to the tail of the spine and backstrip is lifting slightly. Light straining to bothhinges. Internally, firmly bound with the pagesbeing lightly age toned, and with the occasional light spotting. Marginal tide marks to the rear endpapers, as well as ink stamp to the front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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        Illustrirtes Kräuterbuch.

      Bremen, Müller um 1870. Fol. 2 Bll. Titel und Inhalt, 24 lose Kartonbll. mit montierten Farblithographien, zusammen im illustr. Or.-Umschlag, dieser in Or.-Leinenmappe mit reicher Deckelprägung. - Auf jedem Blatt die Darstellung einer Pflanze in Verbindung mit einer allegorischen Szene - etwa der Hopfen mit zwei Bier trinkenden Männern am Wirtshaustisch, die Heckenrose, das Edelweiß, Gänseblümchen, Löffelkraut, Vergißmeinnicht, Knöterich, Kamille etc. Die Pflanze jeweils mit dem deutschen und dem lateinischen Namen. - Alle Bll. in sehr gutem Zustand, die Mappe wenig gebraucht. - Sehr selten..

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        Kolorierte Aquatinta "Start for the Derby" nach F. C. Turner.

      London, L. Brall & Son's, 1870.. 1. Handkolorierte Grafik von Charles Hunt (etched and engraved) nach einem Gemälde von F. C. Turner. Weitere Angaben: "Dedicated by Special Permission to the JOCKEY CLUB, by their Obedient Servants". Herausgegeben von "L. Brall & Son's, Great Prescott Street, August 1st 1870". Zu sehen ist im Vordergrund eine weitgefächerte Reihe gedrängt startender Reiter, im Hintergrund die leicht hügelig abfallende Landschaft und eine Zuschauermenge. Die Pferde sind dabei in besonders leuchtenden Farben gehalten, Landschaft und Zuschauer eher in gedecktemTon abgesetzt. Blattformat 77cm x 58cm. In leinenbezogenem Passepartout. Dieses mit einigen Flecken und Lagerungsspuren an den Rändern (gering bestoßen). Das Blatt selbst mit Lichträndern des Passepartouts (d.h. der sichtbare Bildteil gedunkelt, die ca. 1cm weit verdeckten Seitenränder heller), sonst sehr farbkräftiger, guter Zustand. B03.Auflage

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        The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner. As Related by Himself

      London, Paris and New York - Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1870. London, Paris and New York - Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lavishly illustrated edition of Defoe&#39;s classic novel. With a portrait frontispiece of Defoe, and upwards of one hundred further illustrations in the text, many full page. Attributed to several artists,many are byW. J. Linton. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally sound although rubbed with some marks. Internally, firmly bound aside from page 129, whichis detached but present. Generally bright and clean with a few scattered spots. Chipping to the detached page. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        La Christianisme pr?sent? aux hommes du monde

      Paris - Rocher, Libraire, 1870. Paris - Rocher, Libraire, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two scarce Volumes of La Christianisme prsent aux hommes du monde - Lettres de Pite. Franois de Salignac de la Mothe-Fnelon, more commonly known as Franois Fnelon (6 August 1651 7 January 1715), was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer. He today is remembered mostly as one of the main advocates of quietism and as the author of The adventures of Telemachus, a thinly veiled attack on the French monarchy, first published in 1699. Fnelon wrote treatises, sermons, and pastoral letters which occupy seven volumes in his collected works. Fnelon particularly condemned Pasquier Quesnel&#39;s Rflexions morales sur le Nouveau Testament, and his writings were part of the build-up to Pope Clement XI&#39;s 1713 bull Unigenitus, condemning Quesnel&#39;s opinions. In FrenchCondition: In half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, excellent. Internally, firmly bound and bright with some very light spotting. Overall Condition: NEAR FINE..

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        Essais de Michel de Montaigne. In two volumes

      - Paris and Bordeaux - Auguste Aubry and Feret et Fils, 1870. - Paris and Bordeaux - Auguste Aubry and Feret et Fils, 1870 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Montaigne&#39;sinnovative andinfluentialcollection of essais, or &#39;attempts&#39;, from the original text of 1580. With the variations of the editions of 1582 and 1587. Published by R. Dezeimeris and H. Barckhausen. From the Societe des Bibliophiles de Guyenne. In a signed binding of J. S. ,1923. Includes original paper wraps bound in. Complete in two volumes. Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592) was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism. He became famous for his effortless ability to merge serious intellectual speculation with casual anecdotes and autobiography, and his massive volume Essais contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever written. Condition: In full morocco bindings. Externally, very smart with just some shelfwear. One spine label is missing, another coming away slightly. Internally, firmly bound. The pages have age-toning but are generally lovely and clean, with just the odd lightly spotted page. There is a small library stamp to the title of volume I. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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