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        Anthracoceros Malabaricus

      Leidan 1870 - Image Size : , Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 380x275 (mm), 15x10.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, Lithograph

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Rough sketches from Nature.

      1870 1870 - Nottingham n.d. (ca1870). Folio. Hf cf With illust. title-page, and 50 full-page litho. plates depicting flowers, ferns, palms , shrubs, etc. Some foxing, but a good copy.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        Le nouveau merdiana, ou manuel scatologique par une Societe de Gens sans g?ne.

      Subject: (Scatologia). Paris, et en tous lieux, 1870, 8vo bellissima legatura in mezzo marocchino coevo con angoli rinforzati e filetti in oro, pp. VII-160 con due tav. inc. all'inizio, num. ill. n.t. e cop. originali (br. gialla con cop. ill.) conservate all'interno. Non in "Bibl. scatologica"; raro.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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      VG: In very good condition without dust jacket. Aeg. Front pastedown bearing the armorial bookplate of John Ingleby Jefferson of Northallerton [1853-1929] First Edition Brown hardback leather cover with raised bands and tooled gilt binding 195mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 282pp. One of twelve copies printed on Whatman's hand-made paper.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The American Admiralty, Its Jurisdiction and Practice, with Practical Forms and Directions

      NY: Banks and Brothers, 1870. New edition. Hardcover. Good. Large thick 8vo. The New and Enlarged Edition. xxiv,800pp. Modern full navy blue polished calf. Spine in 6 compartments with raised bands; dark red morocco lettering pieces, gilt; marbled endpapers. Old presentation inscription on a preliminary blank from George Denis of the Los Angeles firm of Denis & Loewenthal. Text block very good; binding fine. The foremost American treatise in Admiralty Law by a leader of the admiralty bar and the last edition to appear in Benedict's lifetime.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson By One of the Firm

      London: Smith, Elder, and Co, 1870. Collation, iv+254,, [2] pp publishers advertisments, engraved and printed title, 4 illustrations including frontispiece. Bound in original publishers brown gilt cloth. Restoration work to binding, retaining most of the original spine. Generally binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, subscription label on free endpaper, previous owners ( Christopher Knox ) bookplate of free endpaper, corner of free endpaper creased, some spotting. A better than good copy, in the original cloth binding. A41. First Edition. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Illustrazione di un nuovo cetaceo fossile.

      Subject: (Paleontologia). (Torino, Stamperia Reale, 1870) 4to cop. muta coeva in cartone rigido, pp. 20 con 2 stupende tavole inc. in rame e a colori, ripiegate. Dedica autografa dell'A. al Cav. Cesare Saluzzo.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Giuseppe Garibaldi.

      Subject: (Autografi - Garibaldi). Lettera di due pagine (una sola scritta) datata "Caprera 15 marzo 1870" ed inviata al "Mio Caro Guerzoni" di dieci righe relative al libro autobiografico del Generale pubblicato da Dumas padre. Con firma autografa.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Cassell's book of birds. From the text of Dr. Brehm.

      Subject: (Ornitologia). London, (1870), quattro vol. in due, in-8 grande m.pelle pp. 312 + VIII-320 + VIII-312 + VIII-312 con oltre 400 inc. n.t. e 40 tav. col. f.t. Solite ed usuali fioriture in alcune tavole e pagine, ma buona copia di opera mai vista perfetta per la pessima qualit? della carta di quel periodo, in Gran Bretagna.

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        Flying Squadron on the Derwent River

      Hobart?,, 1870.. Stereoscope, card mount measuring 175 x 83mm., both images in excellent condition, blank rear face flecked. Rare stereoscopic photograph of the Royal Navy "Flying Squadron" on their visit to the Derwent River in January 1870.The Flying Squadron, under the command of Rear Admiral Hornby, was a travelling display of British naval supremacy which visited Sydney and Melbourne before arriving in Hobart on 2 January 1870. Although unarmed, the fleet played a role in asserting British naval power in the farther corners of the empire. This remarkable stereogram, captured from Government House overlooking the Derwent River, depicts five of the fleet vessels at anchor.This image is attributable to Hobart-based commercial photographer, grocer and entrepreneur Samuel Clifford (1827-1890). Clifford arrived in Tasmania from London in 1848 and quickly established himself as an industrious photographer and associate of innovative Hobart based stereographer Thomas J. Nevin. Clearly, Clifford was well established commercially before the visit of the Flying Squadron: an advertisement in the Tasmanian Almanac for 1869 boasts over 1,000 photographic views for sale available in album, cabinet and stereogram formats, including a deluxe suite celebrating the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to Hobart in 1868.Although unsigned, and although this actual image does not appear to be otherwise recorded in Australian institutional holdings, Clifford was certainly the most prominent photographer associated with the visit of the Flying Squadron to Tasmanian waters, and the style of the present image accords well with known photographs by him. The collection of Sir William Crowther donated to the State Library of Tasmania, for example, contains several early photographs of the Flying Squadron by Clifford Samuel from a number of vantage points including Government House, the Domain, Rosny and Hobson's Bay. By the same token the pencil note to the rear, although partially obscured, appears to be in the same hand as at least one other similar scene (compare, for example, the inscription to the lower margin of the image in the Crowther collection also taken from the hillcrest at Government House).

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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      18. Fine. (BLACK, Adam and Charles, Publishers). BLACK'S NEW LARGE MAP OF SCOTLAND. Compiled from the Ordnance, Admirality, and Other Surveys. Drawn and Engraved by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S. Scale of British Statute Miles: One Quarter Inch to a Miles. Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, n.d. (circa 1870-1890). Twelve color sheets, folding, mounted on linen and numbered on the reverse. Each sheet is 19 1/2 by 21 1/2 inches (50 x 54.5 cm) and folds to 6 1/2 by 4 1/4 inches (16.5 x 10.8 cm). A fine copy housed in slightly rubbed and soiled green cloth pull-off slipcase, with publisher's paper label on the front, gilt-stamped title on one side. A large and lovely map.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Le Journal illustré,septième année (1870), du n°308 du 2 janvier 1870 au 344 du 11 septembre 1870 et du n°1 du 6 août 1871 au n°22 du 31 décembre 1871, soit 58 numéros.

      Le Journal illustré 1870 - - Le Journal illustré, Paris _1870, 28,5x38cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème, dos lisse orné de fleurons estampés à froid, importante plaque dessinée par Delannoy et gravée en rouge, représentant un fronton encadrant un oeil de boeuf sur le premier plat et élément architectural estampé en rouge en ornement central et double filet en encadrement dessiné par Delannoy sur le deuxième plat, reliure de l'éditeur. Bel exemplaire. Le Journal illustré est un journal hebdomadaire français créé en février 1864. Il est conçu sur le modèle du Penny Illustrated Paper sorti en 1861 en Angleterre. Il est illustré de grandes gravures sur bois et traite de sujets magazine en huit pages au format 27 x 37,5 cm. Quelques années plus tard, il est intégré au groupe de presse du Petit Journal. Conçu pour concurrencer L'Illustration qui est vendu 75 centimes, Le Journal illustré est vendu 10 centimes. Il disparut en 1899 quand le supplément illustré du Petit journal, illustré en couleur, appartenant au même groupe et vendu depuis 1890, le supplanta. Nombreuses collaborations, dont Louise de Mauléon, Francisque Sarcey, Jules Moinaux. Nombreuses compositions et dessins. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 575 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Recess Studies, Ed. by Sir Alexander Grant, Bart

      Edinburgh, Edmonston And Douglas, 1870. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : [8], 409, [ 1], 20, [4]p. Subjects: Social sciences. Great Britain - Politics and government - 1837-1901. Ireland - Rural conditions - 19th century. Referenced by: NSTC 2G17433. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        IN FAIRYLAND A Series of Pictures from the Elf World

      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1870. An outstanding copy - bright and crisp - the scarce first edition of 1870. "With a poem by William Allingham". 16 superb colour plates (engraved and printed by Edmund Evans), text and plates printed to the recto only. Original green cloth binding lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt; original pale yellow-coated end-papers. Casing very good, gilt bright, a litte rubbed to edges and joints. Contents clean and tight; plates and pages bright; contemporary inscription to the half-title page "Edith E. Potter - a birthday present from - Uncle John & Aunt Eliza Leech - October 1870), slight foxing to front end paper, and half-title page, a couple of marks to the inside edge of the frontispiece plate (slightly foxed to plain recto of frontispiece), otherwise minimal marking. A very good/fine copy. (Note: we have sold and seen a number of copies of this title and this copy is the best by far - free of the usual nicks and tears. Originally bound with gutta-percha, which always fails: this copy inconspicuously rebound using archival materials and retaining all orignal elements such as end-papers, so well done that it is impossible to tell.). First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Doyle, Richard. Folio (approx. 28 x 38cm).

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        The Mystery of Edwin Drood

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1870. With twelve illustrations by S. L. Fildes, and a portrait. Octavo. Bound from parts with the original part's wrappers and adverts bound at end by Bayntun-Rivière in brown morocco, decoration and titles to spine gilt, raised bands, rule to boards gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. With frontispiece portrait, vignette title and 12 plates by Luke Fildes. Occasional spotting to pages, newspaper clipping tipped in on verso of endpaper, binding with wear to spine, corners lightly bumped, spine darkened, faint stain at lower rear cover, else a charmingly bound copy retaining the original covers. First Edition of Dickens's last novel, left incomplete at his death. The wrappers and adverts from the original parts bound in at back matching what is called for by Hatton & Cleaver except for part 6 rear cover wrapper being ever so slightly different, all else matching points called for. A fine binding edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Parables of Our Lord. Being: The Prodigal Son, The Sower, The Tares, The Two Debtors, The Good Samaritan, The Rich Fool, The Barren Fig Tree, The Rich Man and Lazarus, The Pharisee and the Publican, The Parable of the Vineyard, The Marriage Feast and The Ten Virgins

      London: Longman and others n.d. (circa 1870), 1870. Superb black papier-mache boards intricately detailed in compartments with floral designs, animal figures within wreaths to corners, a centre figure also within a wreath framed by a garland. Containing an illuminated title page and 31 chromolithographic illuminated thick pages. Leather spine with title in relief; all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A sound and generally fine example.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Illustrated London Almanack, 1870-74, 30 Chromolithographien

      - London, Illustrated London News, 1870-74., The Illustrated London Almanack, hrsg. London, Office of the Illustrated London News, 1870-74, 4 Jahrgänge komplett, gebunden in Olwd. m. goldgeprägten Titeln, 4° mit vielen Textillustrationen (Holzstichen), etwa 40 ganzseitigen Holzstichen u. 30 Chromolithographien in hervorragender Qualität, Zustand gut.

      [Bookseller: Alte Bücherwelt]
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        The Luck of Roaring Camp, and Other Sketches

      Boston: Fields, Osgood, 1870. First. hardcover. fine. viii, 256pp. Short 8vo, handsomely rebound in full brown morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co., 1870. First edition. A fine copy. One of 300 copies.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Volsunga Saga: The Story of the Volsungs & Niblungs with Certain Songs from the Elder Edda

      London: F. S. Ellis. Fine/No Jacket. 1870. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall One of only 750 copies printed. Original green cloth with elaborate floral design in gilt by William Morris. Pages uncut. xx, 275 pp + 4 of publisher's ads. A fine, bright copy with light bumping to spine and corners. No inscriptions; foxing to eps and page edges but o/w clean. .

      [Bookseller: Bath and West Books, PBFA]
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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, &c., &c. (3 Volumes, Large Paper copy)

      London.: Chatto and Windus, 1870 1870-1881. 6 parts in 3 volumes. Half titles, engraved frontispiece portrait, one engraved map, 22 plates, all but one lithographed, 4 hand-coloured, 17 tinted (occasional light spotting), 2 plates lightly dampstained at the bottom (the image is not affected). Contemporary red half morocco and roan gilt (extremities rubbed), hinges were reinforced, top edges gilted. ONE OF 75 LARGE PAPER COPIES (this is #70, signed by Cussans). 33cm x 50cm, (13'' x 20''). VERY SCARCE. Photos available upon request. HEAVY SET (35 kg).

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        History of Hertfordshire: Containing an Account of the Descents of the Varoius Manors; Pedigrees of Families Connected with the County; Antiquities, Local, Customs, Etctera

      Stephen Austin, Hertford 1870 - Complete in 3 volumes.Books measure 15 1/2 x 12 inches, ( 39.5x30.5mm ) Collation, 203pp, 334pp, 346pp, 21 lithographic plates, 1 double page coloured folding map. Bound in period half calf, raised bands, gilt title lettering, cloth boards, marble endpapers. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional minor mark or stain to margins. Pages and plates in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in very attractive period bindings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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      London: Chatto & Windus. ...1870-1881...FRONTIS OF AUTHOR...DOUBLE PAGE COLOR MAP...MANY FULL PAGE COLORED CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS...B/W ENGRAVINGS...THOROUGH AND DETAILED HISTORY OF HERTFORDSHIRE...3 Volumes containing the history of the Hundreds of Braughing, Edwinstree, Dosey, Hitchin, Hertford, Broadwater, Dacorum, and Cashio...Marbled boards with 3/4 morocco leather and 5 raised bands...Gilt decorated compartments and gilt on top edge...Shelf wear to edges consistent with size and weight(approximately 40 lbs. packed)...TEXTBLOCK IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good. Large Folio 12" x 15 3/4".

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Forty-Two Illustrations by John Tenniel. Twentieth Thousand. [Sixth Edition]. BRIGHT, FIRM COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      Macmillan, 18708vo., Sixth Edition, Twentieth Thousand, with a frontispiece and illustrations in the text, contemporary inscription on half-title, a few fore-margins very lightly age-soiled; original plum cloth, upper board with triple frame border enclosing Alice and the Pig in circle all in gilt, lower board to same pattern enclosing grinning Cheshire Cat, gilt back, gilt edges, black endpapers, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, bright, firm copy in expertly refurbished publisher's binding. With 2pp publisher's catalogue at rear. The inscription is dated January 1870. Nice complete copy of an early printing of one of the greatest children's books in the language. See Willams Madan, Green & Crutch 46d.

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        Autographed Letter Signed

      New York, 1870. unbound. Outstanding autographed letter signed "P.T. Barnum." 1 page, 8vo, New York, Nov. 28, 1870. Written to publisher Harper Brothers concerning his new circus venture to premier in Brooklyn in the Spring of 1871. This venture would soon become known as "The Greatest Show on Earth" and it would mark the birth of the modern American Circus as we know it today. He writes, in full: "Presuming on the intimacy which existed between Mr. James Harper and myself I have ventured to enclose you the accompanying sketch, not with the expectation of your publishing it, but in the hope that as I have not yet given it to any other will perhaps let a short item be prepared from it for your weekly. The fact is although I need no more money, and shall devote to charitable purposes any which I make, I find idleness won't agree with me...hence in order to keep the rust off I return in part to the business which I best understand. The morals of the world shall be no worse for anything which I exhibit..." Excellent condition. As Barnum anticipated, Harpers Weekly, on Dec. 17th, 1870 announced: "Mr. Barnum, tired of a life of leisure and inactivity, proposed to re-enter the showman's arena, from which he retired some years ago, and startle the community with a grand mammoth enterprise which shall surpass all former achievements of its kind..." Hence, this Barnum letter is the earliest known announcement of his "Greatest Show on Earth," a landmark in entertainment.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Isografia ovvero raccolta di 2000 firme e monogrammi degli uomini più celebrati e rinomati che vissero nel corso di undici secoli dal 742 al 1870

      Nobile 1870 Isografia ovvero raccolta di 2000 firme e monogrammi degli uomini più celebrati e rinomati che vissero nel corso di undici secoli dal 742 al 1870 con cenni biografici sulla loro vita e sulle loro opere. Delle firme 1760 sono italiane e 240 straniere tratte dagli originali esistenti. Napoli, Nobile, 1870. In folio; pp.78, 2n.nn., 12, 2n.nn. e 44 tavole incise in rame a piena pagina che riproducono le firme suddivise nelle diverse categorie. Cart. editoriale. Esemplari a fogli sciolti, lievi fioriture a qualche tavola. Edizione pregevole ed importante per il riscontro e le consultazioni. Il Palermo raccolse e disegno' tutta l?opera e Giovanni Fusaro esegui' le incisioni. Bonacini, 1349.

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        HUNTED DOWN: A Story. With Some Account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner

      London:: John Camden Hotten,. (n. d.).. 16mo. 6-3/8" x 4". 1st UK book edition (Eckel, p. 199). Circa 1870. [2], 89, [1] pp. 17 pp publisher catalogue, dated 1871, at rear.. Early 20th C. red full sheep (color touch-up along joints); gilt spine lettering. Marbled eps. Original green wrappers bound in (front wrapper with paper repair to vertical crack along gutter).. Bookplate. Minor wear. A VG+ copy.. 'Hunted Down' first appeared in 1859, in the NY Ledger, written by Dickens for the princely sum of £1000 as offered by the newspaper's publisher, Robert Bonner. This the first separate UK publication. 'Hunted Down' the 4th Queen's Quorum title [1860]. . Building vignette to front wrapper.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Payne's Book of Art with the Celebrated Galleries of Munich. Being a Selection of Subjects Engraved after Pictures by Old and Modern Masters with Descriptive Text together with a History of Art. 3 volume set

      London: A H Payne; W French. G : in good condition without dust jacket . Covers bumped and rubbed. Some foxing. [1870]. Reprint. Green half leather cover with green cloth boards. 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 163pp; 165pp; 180pp. 192 steel engraved plates. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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      London:: Chapman & Hall,. 1870.. 8vo. First edition, BFTP (Eckel p. 96; Smith I, 16). With a Dickens AN, on Gadshill letterhead, plus the original addressed envelope for same. vii, [1], 190, [2] pp. Adverts last 2 pp.. Later tan half calf binding with marbled paper boards. TEG. Original blue printed wrappers, plus Drood Advertisers bound-in at rear [Part II & Part III front wrappers serve as front & rear fixed eps, respectively].. Some rubs to spine & extremities. Occasional light foxing & period. newspaper clipping affixed to rear blank. Bookplate of William. Hardcastle. A solid VG+ copy.. With a tipped-in, apparently unpublished autograph note by the author, in the third person, on Gad's Hill Place letterhead, dated Monday, Twelfth October, 1860 (63?): "In reply to Mr Donnell's letter, Mr Charles Dickens begs to wish him all success. If Mr Dickens should have an opportunity of recommending him (which he fears is not very likely) he will most gladly do so, remembering Mr Donnell for a good many years as one of the most obliging and attentive of Mr Truefitt's assistants". With accompanying envelope addressed to Donnell and small press cutting opposite, stating that Donnell had shaved the Duke of Connaught in the early seventies and that this was incorrect as Donnell was not a barber, but a wig maker and perfumer. . Frontis & 12 inserted B&W plates by Luke Fildes (corner stain to half, just touching image portion of plate).

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        The Practical and Devotional Family Bible. The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorised Version. With the Marginal Readings, and Original and Parallel References Printed at Length. And the Commentaries of [Matthew] Henry and [Thomas] Scott, condensed by the Rev. John McFarlane

      London: William Collins, Sons, and Company, n.d. (C. 1870)., 1870. Folio. Contemporary full black morocco heavily embossed, gilt titles to spine, black end papers, all edges gilt. Generously illustrated with Kronheim chromolithographic plates, all with protective tissue guards. Colourful chromolitho title page; beautifully hand made colourful presentation leaf dated 1874 inserted before title page. A superb Bible, both inside and out.

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        Payne's Book of Art with the Celebrated Galleries of Munich. Being a Selection of Subjects Engraved after Pictures by Old and Modern Masters with Descriptive Text together with a History of Art. 3 volume set

      London: A H Payne; W French. G : in good condition without dust jacket . Covers bumped and rubbed. Some foxing. [1870]. Reprint. Green half leather cover with green cloth boards. 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 163pp; 165pp; 180pp. 192 steel engraved plates. .

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        Old and New London. A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings from the most Authentic Sources

      London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, n.d. (c. 1870)., 1870. First edition. 6 volumes. 4to. A splendid set in contemporary half brown morocco over marbled boards. Uniformly sunned to spines. Titled and decorated in gilt to spine compartments. All edges marbled, internally clean. Full page lithographs and in-text illustrations. A fantastic repository of information, trivia and anecdote about London and it's environs up to the late 19th century.

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        The Works of John Taylor, the Water Poet. Not Included in the Folio Volume of 1630. First [to Fifth] Collection. In five (5) volumes.

      [Manchester]: Spenser Society, 1870-1878. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Five volumes. [Manchester]: Spenser Society, 1870-78. 1st. 4to. Plates (some folding) & textual illustrations. A near fine copy of the complete set, neatly bound in near-contemporary brown cloth, gilt lettering to spines, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled boards. Publisher's original wrappers bound in. Grolier Club bookplate to front pastedowns. A handsome set. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged - To order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information).

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        The Carpenter and Joiner, Stair Builder and Hand-Railer

      Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, 1870 With Fifty-Nine Plates, Comprising a Series of Card-Board Models. No date given approximately 1870. Externally very good condition. The back of plate no 25 is soiled and a small piece is missing. New leather spine expertly laid in. A very nice and presentable book. Please do not hesitate us for further informations or pictures.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Annalen der Typographie. Centralorgan für die technischen und materiellen Interessen der Presse. 4 Bde. mit den Jahrgängen 1-5 und 9 (von 9) der Nrn. 1-231 und 391-434 vom 8. Juli 1869 - 5. Dezember 1873 und 2. Februar 1877 - 21. Oktober 1878.

      5 Bände. Folio. Zahlreiche teils ganzseitige Holzschnitt-Textabbildungen, VIII, 422 S. - (1 Bl.) VII, 403 S. - VIII, S. (405)-832 - VIII, 402, 184 S. - IV, 404 S., VIII (Anzeigen). Halblederbände (Band 9 Halbleinenband) der Zeit (Hintergelenk von Bd. 1 und Vordergelenk von Bd. 3 restauriert). Kirchner 10255. - Sehr seltene Zeitschrift, die ihr Erscheinen zwei Jahre vor der Reichsgründung aufnahm, weder vollständig noch in Teilstücken im Handel nachweisbar. Die Annalen der Typographie der verwandten Künste und Gewerbe bilden eine Fundgrube zur Druck- und Illustrationsgeschichte im deutschen Sprachraum der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Die enorme Bandbreite der behandelten Themen dieser zweispaltig in Antiqua gedruckten Zeitschrift reicht von Berichten über die typographisch-bibliopolische (sic!) Büchersammlung des Börsenvereins deutscher Buchhändler, Geschichte der Buchdruckerkunst in Leipzig mit Faksimiles alter Holzschnitte, in den jedem Heft beigefügten Accidenzien eine Notiz über ein Messbuch der Kaiserin Eugenie mit 'Verzierungen in dem Übergangsstyle vom Schlusse des 15. Jahrhunderts und der Renaissance', ältere und moderne Xylographie, neue Zierschriften, Verweis auf den bis dato unbekannten Maler der von Curmer 1508 veranstalteten Reproduktion des Livre d'heures de la reine Anne de Bretagne (es war Jean Bourdichon), Verbreitung der Buchdruckerkunst im Auslande am Beispiel Italiens mit zahlreichen Schriftproben, Preßgewerbe in England, ein Hinweis auf das Erscheinen von Kuczynskis Katalog mit 3000 Flugschriften Luthers, Urheberrecht an Geisteswerken, Steindruck-Schnellpressen etc. - Sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH vorm. L]
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      Quebec: Imprime Au Seminaire Par Geo. E. Desbarats, 1870. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Quarto. 2 books have been discreetly and archivally rebacked with original backstrips present; contents clean and bindings sound; numerous plates, some color, many of which are fold out; there are 2 quite large fold-out maps--one is very nice, the other has been archivally reattached at a tear on the top corner--this one also shows wear at the folds with closed tears at the intersections of the horizontal and verticle folds; nevertheless, a nice copy of a quite uncommon set; digital images availabe upon request. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Corrida de Toros

      Madrid: Baronat y Satorre, n.d. [c. 1870?]. (BULLFIGHTING) Oblong 4to, 13-3/4 x 17 inches; image size, 7-3/4 x 11-3/4 inches. Chromolithographed title page and 14 chromolithographed plates after paintings by D. Perea. Contemporary cloth-backed boards. Boards a little scuffed, head of spine torn and frayed, plates very good . Large, dramatic images, in the highly stylized fashion of Spanish lithography, illustrating the entire course of the fight, from the roundup of the bulls ("Encierro de Los Toros") to the death of the bull and his removal by the mules ("Las Mullilas Sacando al Toro")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson

      Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1870. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. Full straight grain morocco by Zaehnsdorf, gilt ruled with inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, etc. Slight wear at corners and spine ends. The first edition in book form; with four illustrations. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 043825. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        The Works of Shakspere [Shakespeare]. Edited by Charles Knight. With illustrations on Steel from Pictures by C.W. Cope, W.P. Frith, C.R. Leslie, D. Maclise, and others

      London: Virtue and Co. Limited, n.d. (c. 1870)., 1870. The Imperial Edition. 2 volumes; Folio. Superb in contemporary full very dark green morocco with gilt titles and elaborate gilt tooling to spines, decorative gilt panelling to boards; all edges gilt; marbled end papers with gilt dentelle. Sharp, fine engravings with tissue guards. Binding very little rubbed. A very handsome set beautifully illustrated.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      1870. Very Good. SCOTT, Frank J. THE ART OF BEAUTIFYING SUBURBAN HOME GROUNDS Of Small Extent; The Advantages of Suburban Homes Over City or Country Homes; The Comfort and Economy of Neighboring Improvements; The Choice and Treatment of Building Sites; And the Best Modes of Laying Out, Planting, and Keeping Decorated Grounds. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1870. First edition. Illustrated by upwards of 200 plates and engravings. 618,3,[1] pp. Large 8vo., green terra cotta cloth, gilt decoration to spine and front board, small gilt illustration to rear board, t.e.g. Ink ownership to ffep; stamp to tp and at beginning of "Part 2" (p. 275). The expected amount of rubbing and edgewear to spine and boards; unobtrusive blue streak and minor overall soil to rear board. Clean and crisp within. Scarce in the first edition. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company ]
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      Frankfurt, Klimsch & Böhler um 1870. 34 cm. 8 Lieferungen in Heften. Lithographierte Titel und 72 lithographierte Tafeln von Karl F. Klimsch. Lithographierte Original-Umschläge - Thieme / Becker 20, 501 (vgl.) - Einzelne Tafeln leicht stockfleckig, Umschläge stellenweise eingerissen -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Topographical Map of New York and Vicinity Embracing Fifteen Cities and Above 1700 Square Miles

      New York: M. Dripps, [n.d, but circa 1870]. Hand-coloured lithographic folding map (sheet size: 28 x 28 inches), within a brown cloth wallet (5 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches), (splits at folds). Two insets: Map of Long Branch [NJ] and Vicinity; Navesink Park. 1p. publisher's price list tipped onto front pastedown. A fine example of this important map, published at a period of change for the city and its environs. A detailed map of metropolitan New York and its environs, which extends as far east on Long Island as Oyster Bay. Shows rapid transit system, canals, and railroads. Contains an interesting catalogue of Dripps' maps. "Checklist of Maps and Atlases relating to the city of New York in the New York Public Library" in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, volume V (New York: 1901), p.69; not in Rumsey.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Les Alphabets Amusants. Histoire de Polichinel. No. 9

      Paris: Au Journal Amusant and Chez H. Plon. Leporello. Good. Scarce ABC leporello. N.d., circa 1870. 26 color lithographic panels, each featuring the clownish character of Polichinel, and C and after, usually Arlequin, as well as a host of other absurd, hapless or stereotypical characters and animals. Polichinelle is the equivalent of the English Punch. The leporello has some narrative continuity to it, although each panel can stand on its own. The bright colors combine to a distinct palette of red, green, blue and yellow. While the cover indicates that this is No. 9, only a single copy of No. 2 was located on OCLC, and only a single copy of this one, No. 9, showed up, housed in the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. From No. 2, one can infer that the series was dedicated to comical ABCs, while the other installments did not at all relate to Punch and Judy, Harlequin or Arlequin or Commedia dell'Arte characters, as the case of No. 9. Not in Segolene Le Men, "Les abecedaires francais illustres du XIX siecle", nor in Gumuchian. Paper pastedown on front board slightly lifted in center, or minor air pocket. Heavy wear to boards besides, with 1/2 inch loss of lower spine. The binding is on the tender side. Light soiling scattered through the interior panels, with two panel folds repaired discreetly from behind. One or two minor tears.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Honduras : descriptive, historical, and statistical / by E. G. Squier, formerly charge d'affaires of the United States to the Republic of Central America

      London : Trübner & Co., 1870. 1st Edition. "Issued by permission of the author, and under the authority of His Excellency Carlos Gutierrez, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the Republic of Honduras in Great Britain." --title page. Physical description: viii, 278 p., frontis. (fold. map) ; 20 cm. Subjects: Honduras Interoceanic Railway Company -- Honduras -- Description and travel -- 19th century. Honduras -- History -- Description and Travel -- 19th Century. Signed and inscribed by Carlos Gutierrez verso title page. "Under the auspices of Don Carlos Gutierrez" stamped in gilt on front cover. Good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth, over bevelled boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Some staining to cloth, sun-toning to spine. Some pages unread and unopened. Remains quite well-preserved overall.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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