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        5 eigenh. Briefe mit U. Meist Wien, [um 1870].

      1870. Zusammen 15¾ SS. auf 8 Bll. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Freund in diversen Angelegenheiten, darunter seine Ansichten zur Kolonialisierung, zu königlichen Orden und zum Deutsch-Französischen Krieg: "Je regret que l'article dans la gazette d'Augsburg sur mon ouvrage statistique et les colonies hollandaises aux Indes néerlandaises vous a causé tant de troubles et de chagrin. Je ne vois pas que j'aie commis une injustice en redigeant le chapitre sur l'isle de Java [...] C'est dans l'intérêt de l'isle et de habitants mêmes que je proposerai de discuter le system Van den Bosch et la pratique coloniale des Hollandais. [...] (Br. v. 22. XI. o. J.) - "Voilà bien longtemps que je n'ai pas recu de vos nouvelles ! Vous ne m'en voulez pas de vous avoir confessé ce que je pense en general des decorations ? Mais je vous avoue que parmi toutes les decores [...] royales [...] il n'y a que deux que j'apprecierais neanmoins - une ordre anglaise et une ordre belge. Mais je ne ferai jamais des demarches et je ne voudrais pas non plus que des autres s'en donneraient des peines. Avez vous reçu les volumes que vous m'avez demandé ? Je vous les ai fait parvenir par la librairie de Gerolds( ?) avec le convoi de [...] le 20. Juin 1870 ! [...] Je n'ose pas dire combien je suis affligé par la guerre qui a eclatée parmi ces deux rivaux imposants ! Vous comprenez que mes sympathies sont pour les armes allemandes - car je considere cette guerre comme (6) une revange pour Solferino et - Querétaro ! - Je serai enchanté de recevoir de vos nouvelles et votre opinion sur l'etat actuel en France !" (Brief vom 31. VIII. o. J.)". - Der Brief vom 27. April mit einem alt montierten Zeitungsausschnitt.

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        Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution (82 volume set) (1870-1964, with some gaps)

      Washington : Smithsonian Institution 1870 - Massive 82 volume set. Hardcover, most in Smithsonian green cloth, with Smithsonian Seal in Gold on most front boards. Institutional stamp on title pages. Numerous plates and photographs throughout text. Some color plates, fold out maps. Most volumes in excellent shape, with tight bindings and attractive covers. Approximately 4 volumes have weak bindings or cracked spine hinges. Containing bound editions of the years: 1870, 1891-1910; 1912-1929 (61 vols.); 1950-1964 (17 vols.); as well as the 1849-1964 index volume and two additional volumes of Proceedings (1903), geographical tables. A mammoth collection spanning 94 years of the Smithsonian's history. Leonard Carmichael, Secretary of the Smithsonian, states that the Annual reports "a selection of papers (some of them original) embracing a considerable range of scientific investigation and discussion. The subjects treated in Smithsonian Report articles cover almost the entire gamut of scientific disciplines. If any subjects predominate they would be in the general fields of biology, geology, and anthropology." As well as, "astronomy, physics, chemistry, meteorology, medicine, and engineering." "Many of the earlier Reports contain articles of great historical interest as recording scientific discoveries which have exerted vast influence on the lives of all of us up to the present time. For example, Roentgen records in the 1897 Report his history of the penetrating radiation which he called X-rays. The beginnings of practical human flight are recorded by Wilbur Wright in the 1902 Report and Orville Wright in that for 1914. And by Wendell M. Stanley's attempt to relate viruses to cancer, genes, and life in the Report for 1957." (Carmichael, Index to Smithsonian Annual Reports, iii, iv p.) Please note that our set includes all of these groundbreaking reports. See the 1897 Report, "X-Rays," by W.C. Rontgen, p. 137-155. See 1902, "Some Aeronautical Experiments," Wilbur Wright, p. 133-148. (With photographic plates!). 1914, "Stability of Aeroplanes," Orville Wright, p. 209-222 (With photographic plates!). 1957, "The nature of viruses, cancer, genes, and life," Wendell M. Stanley, p. 357-370. Another interesting article from the 1927 Report is authored by Albert Einstein, "Isaac Newton," p. 201-207. In this article Einstein discusses Newton's work and lays out its limitations. He goes on to propose a General Theory of Relativity. (The next article is also fascinating, "The Nucleus of the Atom," by J.A. Crowther, discussing Bohr's theory of X-ray spectra and the discoveries of Ellis and Meitner.) Smithsonian gold seal on cover reads: "For the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men." Note: Lacks the 1911 Report. This is an oversized or heavy set, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Une Fabrique de Faux Autographes ou Récit de L'Affaire Vrain Lucas

      Paris: Léon Techener, Libraire, 1870, 1870. First edition. Freeman, Bibliotheca Fictiva, 1332. Edges a little rubbed; very good copy.. 4to, original printed wrappers bound in contemporary black quarter morocco, decorated cloth boards, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Seven leaves of lithographed facsimiles. One of several contemporary exposés into the 19th century French forger, Vrain-Denis Lucas (1818-1880), a.k.a "the prince of forgers." Inscribed in the upper margin of the front wrapper "A Monseiur . . . S. Turner / Hommage des editeurs / H. Bordier." Bookplate of Syracuse, NY, book collector Charles Walker Andrews on the front paste-down, with his notation in pencil that this was purchased from James Tregaskis in London in December 1935.

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        Large folding panorama of Oxford; also colonial India, China and Ireland as illustrated in the Illustrated London News, January to June 1870

      London: Illustrated London News, 1870. Hardcover. Very good condition. Complete half year volume of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with the splendid large folding Supplement panorama of Oxford, dated June 18, 1870, showing the University's colleges, halls & libraries, and rowing regatta on the River Isis in the foreground.Many fine wood block engravings, including those of colonial India: Duke of Edinburgh at Government House, Calcutta; Tiger Hunting party; Government House at Bombay; Palace at Bhurtpore; Fort Church and barracks at Calcutta; The Hill Tribes Near Peshawur.China engravings include: the Sin Nanzing, new China Clipper; Scene on the Upper Yang-Tze, China.Hong Kong engravings include: The Landing of the Prince at Hong Kong; The Hong Kong Club illuminated. Includes 'Sketches of Ireland', a series of illustrations of the Irish poor, showing Victorian anti-Irish sentiment with all of the adults depicted in derogatory fashion, dressed in rags & many barefoot, with the pronounced lower jaws thought by phrenologists of the day to indicate degeneracy. These illustrations include: interior of mud hut and cottagers at Kildare; inhabitants of a bog village; funeral in Connemara; and pig fair County Meath.Includes full page portraits of famous men: seated portrait of Charles Dickens and Newton "Investigating Light", as well as 3 color folding plates.Folio volume. Blue green gilt stamped cloth, with a magnificent gilt illustration of two Swiss Guard at entryway, with papal crest above. Covers & spine bit rubbed; spine ends slightly worn. The edge of rear board slightly discolored. Internally, the Oxford plate with two short tears repaired on verso, otherwise very good + condition, with the plates bright and clean.

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        The Library Shakespeare. [The Works of.] Illustrated by Nearly Eight Hundred Superb Engravings From Original Designs, By Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank, and R. Dudley.

      W. Mackenzie n.d. circa 1870 - 4to., nine volumes, numerous plates and illustrations by Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank & R. Dudley, many in colour, with A.L.s from John Gilbert tipped-in on front endpaper, a little, light scattered spotting to some endpapers and blank plate rectos, otherwise bright and clean, publisher's gilt and embossed pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, a little rubbed, in all an excellent set. Sir John Gilbert, R. A. (1817 – 1897), English artist, renowned for his illustrations and woodcuts drawn for the Illustrated London News. He produced numerous artworks for nearly all the important English poets, including Shakespeare, becoming president of the Old Water-Colour Society in 1871. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colton's Railroad Map of the United States & Canada 1870.

      G. W. and C. B. Colton & Co. New York. 1870. - Map, handcolored, 71 x 91 cm with 1 to 3 cm margins, folding into embossed gilt lettered cloth covered board covers 16 x 10cm. Two sections toned from proximity to the boards otherwise the map which is on onion skin type paper is very clean and bright; there is one small spot below the Gulf of Gulf of Mexico; there are very short splits at several fold intersections, on the fourth fold from the right hand side the first and second fold down have minor paper loss at the fold intersection (approximately 1/4 inch), plus there are 3 pinhead sized holes along the same fold. Overall very good condition. Boards in very good condition; some loss to edges of advertisement which is pasted to the interior of the front board. This important map showing the whole of the United States was published just after the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869. The only copy of this edition of this map that I am able to locate is at Southern Methodist University. The map covers the whole of the United States with portions of Canada and Mexico. There are 3 inset maps: "The Northern Hemisphere on a Polar Projection"; "Map of the Great Railroad Routes from the Middle Atlantic Ports to the Mississippi River"; "Map of the Railroads of New England and Eastern N.York." (all marked copyright 1861 by J.H. Goldthwait). Front paste down is a listing of the types of products issued by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., (Successors of J.H. Colton) Publishers of Maps, Atlases, Guide-Books, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Unbezeichnete Lithographie. Darstellung einer "Velocipedfahrt in der Luft"; der Artist fährt mit seinem Veloziped auf dem Hochseil, an einer an der hinteren Achse befestigten Schaukel hält sicher mit eine grazile Artistin fest, die scheinbar mühelos unter dem Seil fliegt. Im Vordergrund betrachtet eine feine Besuchergesellschaft den Vorgang in der Manege, der Hintergrund deutet amerikanische Soldaten mit dem Union Jack an.

      Pest, Laufer, ca. 1870.. Blattgr.: 63 x 77 cm. Das unbezeichnete Plakat zeigt Mitglieder der amerikanischen Gymnastiker-Gesellschaft von C. Merkel, die 1871 im Münchner Zoologischen Garten, damals am Rande des Englischen Gartens gelegen, gastierte. Das Plakat wurde im Zusammenhang mit Plakaten dieser Gesellschaft und deren Münchner Auftritt erworben.

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        The Mystery of Edwin Drood

      Chapman and Hall, London 1870 - First edition, complete in the six original parts as issued. With the 'Edwin Drood Advertiser' present in each part but lacking a section of the first leaf of ads. Chapman and Hall ad not bound in and without the scarce Cork ad in Part V. There is a trace of the 18d sticker to Part VI. Some rubbing and chipping to the covers, with slight loss to the spine of Part 1. Overall a very good set, becoming scare in the original parts. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes. LA COMEDIE HUMAINE

      Paris, Ve. Alexandre Houssiaux, éditeur, 1870 - 20 vol. in-8, rel. de l'époque, demi-basane "gabardine", dos à nerfs, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et noire, fleurons dorés, plats marbrés, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque, édition illustrée comprenant le portrait de Balzac gravé sur acier en frontispice et 139 fig. hors-texte de Tony-Johannot, Meissonier, Gavarni, Daumier, Monnier, Bertall. gravées sur bois + une dans le texte. Etiquette du Libraire "Léon Vanier". Quelques nerfs ou coiffes lég. frottés, l'intérieur est frais, l'ensemble est en excellent état. Cette célèbre édition collective commencée par Furne, Hetzel. fut achevée par Houssiaux avec les 3 derniers tomes. Elle fut publiée de 1842 à 1855. Ce denier éditeur procéda ensuite à de nouvelles réimpressions dont la nôtre fait partie. Réf. bibliographiques : Clouzot 27-29. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, Paris 1870, 28,5x38cm, relié. Le Journal illustré, Paris 1870, 28,5x38cm, relié. - Originale.binding Edition full cream carton, flat spine decorated with jewels stamped cold plate designed by Delannoy important and engraved in red, representing a pediment framing a bull's-eye on the front cover and architectural element stamped in red ornament and central double thread frame designed by Delannoy on the second board, binding of éditeur.Bel exemplaire.Le Journal shown is a French weekly newspaper established in February 1864 and is modeled on the Penny Illustrated Paper released in 1861 in England. It is illustrated with large woodcuts and magazine covers topics in eight pages in the format 27 x 37.5 cm. A few years later, it is integrated into the media group to compete Journal.Conçu Petit L'Illustration that is sold 75 cents, The Journal is illustrated sold 10 cents. He disappeared in 1899 when the illustrated supplement of the Petit Journal, illustrated in color, in the same group and sold since 1890, supplanta.Nombreuses collaborations with Louise de Mauleon, Sarcey Jules Moinaux ... Many compositions and designs. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] 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.

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        The Riviera: pen and pencil sketches from Cannes to Genoa...

      Bell and Daldy, 1870. Cm. 27, pp. viii, 128. Con molte incisioni xilografiche nel testo e 12 belle tavole fuori testo in cromolitografia. Legatura di poco posteriore in piena tela color vinaccia con titoli in oro al dorso. Tagli dorati. Leggere scoloriture al piatto posteriore, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Celebre e non comune opera dedicata alla Riviera con vedute della costa azzurra e della parte ligure (Albenga, La Mortola, Bordighera, Loano, Finale e Noli).

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        Nursery Specimen Book of Mcgill Bros. with 86 Color Fruit & Flower Plates

      Rochester, NY: W. Thompson & Co. Good. c. 1870. Hardcover. Full leather bound cover has overall wear. Front board detached but present and imprinted "McGill Bros. No. 14". Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. 86 color plates of fruit and flowers. Minor soiling on some plates. Plates range from Good+ to Very Good+ condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Le Japon illustré. 2 tomes. Ouvrage contenant 476 vues, scènes, types monuments et paysage dessinées par E. Bayard, H. Catenaci, E. Ciceri, L. Crépon, Hubert Clerget, A. de Neuville, M. Rapine, E. Thérond, etc.

      Paris, librairie Hachette & cie, 1870. - 2 vol. in-4° rel. d'époque demi-basane olive à coins, dos à 5 nerfs orné de 5 caissons fleuronnés, roulettes sur les nerfs, palettes et titre dorés, triples filets sur les plats, têtes dorées, 1ff., III-424pp., 1ff. + 1ff., 423pp., 1ff., 4 plans, 1 plan et 1 carte dépliants sur onglets et 1 syllabaire en h.-t., iconographie imp. in-texte. Frottements sur les reliures, charnière 1er plat du t.1 fragilisée, intérieur frais, bonne cond. par aileurs. Sommaire : T.1 : Benten. Kioto. Kamakoura. Yédo, les quartiers du midi et le castel. T.2 : Yédo, les arrondissements de l'est, dans le Soto-Siro, . Yédo, les arrondissements de la rive gauche. Yédo, les arrondissements de l'ouest et du nord. Yédo, Asaksa et la banlieue du nord. Yokohama. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Todten=Tantz, wie derselbe in der weltberühmten Stadt Basel, als ein Spiegel menschlicher Beschaffenheit, ganz künstlich mit lebendigen Farben gemahlet, nicht ohne nützliche Verwunderung zu sehen ist. Original-Holzschnitte des sechszehnten Jahrhunderts. Mit den deutschen Versen. Mit stiller Stund, Gehn wir zu Grund.

      Leipzig, Alexander Danz., (Vorwort 1870). 500 Ex. XII, 41 S. und 41 Holzschnitte , 1 nn.S. Privater-Halbleineneinband, ca. 22 x 15 cm. Das Frontispiz zeigt die Prediger-Kirche Basel, der Original-Umschlag wurde in diesem Exemplar miteingebunden. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Titel und nachfolgendes Blatt des Vorworts mit braunen Fleck, Originalumschlag etwas fleckig, verso altes, beschädigtes Besitzetikett. Vorsätze leimschattig, letztes Textblatt leimschattig. Die Holzschnittfolge selbst sauber und gut erhalten. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Totentanz, Basel,

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      ABC. (PANORAMA) PANORAMA PUZZLE. Offered here is a rare 19th century ABC panorama. No publication information, French circa 1870. 3 1/4 x 4 1/2", 24 panels (no W or Z) mounted on boards, bound accordion fashion with the first and last panels backed with leather. Covers rubbed else VG+. Each letter has a very detailed chromolithograph scene with a large capital letter superimposed. At the bottom of each illustration is a number which represents the number of objects within the picture that begin with the featured letter and the child is challenged to find all of the objects. Quite unusual.

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        A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland 6 volume set

      London: William Mackenzie. VG : in very good condition without dust jackets as issued. Covers rubbed. Occasional slight foxing. [1870]. Reprint. embossed calf, gilt inlay, gilt edges. 280mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). iv, 80pp; 80pp; 80pp; 82pp; 80pp; 80pp + plates. 240 colour chromolithographs. N.B.: Heavy set - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination - not available via ECOMmerce due to exceptional shipping costs. .

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        Eigenh. Brief m. U. O. O., 21. III. 1870.

      1870. 1 S. 8vo. Beiliegend eh. adressiertes Kuvert. An Julius Rietz (1812-1877):"[...] Daß wir denn vollständig unterrichtet sind daß das Flüsschen Passeyr od. Passer heißt, dem Etschthale sich zuwendet u. schließlich von der Etsch aufgenommen, dem Adriatischen Meere zufließt! Das Letztere ist ebenso unumstößlich wahr, als wie, daß Bencin sich selbst nicht durch diese wilde Passeyr oder Passer hätte löschen lassen [...]". Darüber eine Notenzeile mit Text unterlegt. - Anton Mitterwurzer war Sängerknabe im Chor des Wiener Stephansdoms, studierte bei seinem Onkel, dem Gesangspädagogen Josef Gänsbacher, in Wien Gesang und debütierte 1838 als Bariton in Innsbruck. "Nach verschiedenen Gastspielen in

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      London: F.S. Ellis, 1870. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover. A beautiful bound copy of page proofs prepared in March 1870 for this collection of Rossetti's poems and sonnets, which was published in late April 1870. In these proofs the order of the text differs from the published volume. For instance, the proofs open with "Troy Town," which was replaced with "The Blessed Damozel." A small number of these near-final proofs were distributed to reviewers prior to the book's publication in April. Bound by Riviere in full dark blue morocco with gilt rulings to front cover and five raised bands to spine with author, title, date, and "First Proof Copy," along with exquisite gilt designs to compartments. All edges gilt and lovely dentelles and marbled paper endpapers. Has been expertly rebacked and is in near fine condition. From the libraries of composer Jerome Kern and investment banker Donald Stralem with their bookplates affixed to front pastedown. The book was later in the collection of Gerald N. Wachs. It was part of the Grolier Club's 1995 exhibition: The Gerald N. Wachs and Glorya D. Wachs Collection of 19th Century English Poetry. 4.50 x 6.75 inches. 260 pages. PRERAPH/102516.

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        Herbier Plantes Marines [ Algues ]

      1870. 1 vol. in-4 reliure demi-chagrin rouge, dos à 5 nerfs dorés orné, s.d. (circa 1850-1890), avec 75 feuillets recueillant 75 espèces d'algues (non identifiées) Rare exemplaire d'un herbier d'algues, dont les 75 spécimens bien conservés révèlent une beauté inattendue. Bon état (rel. lég. frottée) Français

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        Mother Goose's Melodies

      NY: McLoughlin Bros, 1870. 16mo. (12)pp. Shaped book in the form of Mother Goose, comprising a collection of brightly-illustrated nursery rhymes on twelve color-printed pages. The rhymes themselves, including "Sing a Song of Sixpence" and "Little Bo Peep," are set within the playful, often comic, full-page illustrations. The colorful wrappers are illustrated with a depiction of Mother Goose and her namesake fowl on the front, and the back of her cloak and hat on the rear. Hinges re-inforced with Japanese tissue, else fine. (AAS 19th Century American Children's Book Trade Directory).

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        Sei novelle, che vorrebbero parere antiche e non sono.

      Manoscritto autografo, da importante collezione. Esemplare appartenuto e descritto dal Papanti nella sua bibliografia "Catalogo dei novellieri italiani": "Appartengono esse all' Sig. Conte Pietro Salvatico di Piacenza, Senatore del Regno ... E' dall'amicizia onde vuolmi onorato l'illustre autore, ch'io mi trovo in possesso di questo prezioso tesoretto, a me reso ancor più caro perchè trasmessomi col mezzo dell'egregio prof. Carlo Gargiolli, cui, l'autore, dirigevalo con lettera che va unita al manoscritto (in parte trascritta nella bibliografia indicata) ed ecco quanto si dichiara in proposito di queste novelle, nelle quali molto felicemente è imitato lo stile dei nostri antichi scrittori ...". Dalla lettera introduttiva, datata - Piacenza 23 Giugno 1870 - "Prima di metterle in carta, m'era venuta la velleità di farle passare per antiche; ma più andavo innanzi nello scrivere, più dovevo persuadermi di quanto fosse fatua la mia pretensione. Eppure, continuai di quella guisa, perchè non fu il solo capriccio che me la consigliò, bensì il convincimento che la novella propriamente detta, creazione e specialità d'Italia nostra, voglia anco al dì d'oggi quella veste che i suoi inventori le diedero ...". Argomenti: Nov. I. Messer Gennaro de' Cervieri è geloso della moglie: fatto parer infedele, lascia la moglie in pace. - Nov. II Un giudice mirandolano ama in Modana una gentildonna, e un cugino di questa è amato dalla sirocchia di quello; onde una beffa vien fatta ad ambedue, e il cugino nella nepote del giudice si marita. - Nov. III. Un figliuolo del re d'Algierecon semplici parole vince i suoi rivali e di una prencipessa sposo diviene. - Nov. IV. Il buffone del Duca di Milano per averli morto un falcone è condannato alle forche; e da esse con una sua astuzia si libera. - Nov. V. Menicon del Sere di Montereggioni con un capretto e un bambino va a Siena, ove li è fatta una gran beffa e di prosuntuoso umile e modesto diviene. - Nov. VI. Vien detto a un parrocchiano ch'è fatto papa; elle se 'l crede e credonlo li suoi popolani meno il più sciocco di loro. Con buone ragioni li fanno poi rinunziare il papato e la parrocchia, ed elli si muore in un convento di francescani, tenendosi per santo. Il Salvatico (1806-1879) fu anche Membro dell'Assemblea dei Rappresentanti del popolo (Parma, 1859), Socio dell'Accademia di belle arti di Modena e Direttore della biblioteca comunale "Passerini-Landi" di Piacenza (1865-1879). Il Papanti (1830-1893) fu importante bibliofilo italiano; raccolse una notevole biblioteca di novelle a stampa e manoscritte (di cui questo esemplare faceva parte) descritte come indicato nella sua opera principale edita a Livorno, suo luogo di nascita. Si ha notizia che l'intera raccolta fu venduta da lui stesso negli ultimi anni di vita al libraio F.A. Casella di Napoli. Ultima carta/recto "Argomento" delle VI Novelle, verso bianco. Ordinata, minuta e fitta grafia corsiva. Margine sinistro mantenuto bianco nell'esecuzione. Legatura coeva in piena pelle rossa, filetti in oro al dorso e cornice impressa a secco ai piatti, nome dell'autore preceduto da titolo contratto "Novelle" e appartenenza "Collezione di Giovanni Papanti" incisi in oro al piatto anteriore in carattere maiuscolo. Risguardi in carta decorata. Esemplare perfettamente conservato in ogni sua parte. Unicum. Bibliografia: Papanti, Catalogo dei novellieri italiani, 1871, Vol. 2. Pag. 71-72. Legatura coeva in piena pelle rossa, pp. 4 n.n. di lettera autografa del Salvatico su carta azzurra legata in principio, 1 c.b., 29 carte non numerate, fronte incluso, In 8° (22 x 15,9 x 0,9 cm.)

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        Buch- und Steindruckerei Carl Warnecke Hannover.

      o.J. - mit 586 einmontierten Druckvorlagen wie Etiketten, Formulare, Wertpapiere, etc., 2°. 40,0 x 27,3 cm. unpaginiert (ca. 400) Seiten, In gutem Zustand. Einband berieben und angestaubt, die Ecken bestoßen, das untere Rückenkapital angestoßen und mit Falzanriss, die Vorsätze gebräunt und angestaubt, das Album mit ca. 120 Leerseiten, alle Seiten mit Rahmen, dieser in unterschiedlichen Farbvarianten gedruckt, einige Seiten mit ausgeschnittenen Teilen, die meisten Proben in guten Zuständen - sehr interessante Zusammenstellung, zeitlich etwa ab 1870 beginnend, mit erstaunlicher Qualität in großer Vielfalt. neben vielen Druckbeispielen der Buch- und Steindruckerei Carl Warnecke finden sich auch Beispiele anderer Druckereinen, darunter auch amerikanische und japanische Druckvorlagen, die Sammlung mit sehr vielen Etiketten für Weine, Liköre und Essenzen, aber auch für Wertpapiere wie Wechsel, beiliegend ein Werbeplakat der Lithographischen Anstalt Carl Warnecke, Halle /Saale, Steindruckerei, Autographie, Große Ulrichstrasse 16, als weitere Adresse wird angegeben: Allendorf an der Werra. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Class B. - East Coast of Africa. Correspondence respecting the Slave Trade and other matters. From January 1 to December 31, 1870. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. 1871. [C.-340]. London, Harrison and Sons, 1871.

      1870. Folio. V, (1), 70 pp. Sewn. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including material on the abuse of the French flag by Arab slave-dhows and on Zanzibar's Sultan Majid bin Said's attempts to exploit Anglo-French political and strategic rivalries in the region. The relevant sections are: firstly, under the heading "Correspondence with British Representatives and Agents abroad", "France" (pp. 1-3) and "Zanzibar" (pp. 12-43); and secondly, under the heading "Reports from Naval Officers", "East Coast of Africa Station" (pp. 44-70). - A good copy.

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        De l'Enseignement supérieur en Angleterre et en Ecosse, Rapport Adressé à son Exc. M. Le Ministre de l'Instruction Publique.

      Paris Imprimerie Nationale 1870 Grand in-8 de (4)-IV-733 pp., chagrin vert, dos orné à nerfs, plaque d'encadrement dorée et à froid sur les plats, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Suite du premier rapport commandé par Victor Duruy. Bel exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque de l'auteur, Jacques Demongeot auquel est joint le Mémoire des impressions fournies par l'Imprimerie impériale pour le service du Ministre de l'Instruction publique adressé à Jacques Demongeot concernant l'impression du rapport De l'Enseignement supérieur en Angleterre et en Ecosse.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Marguerite") by a Paris citizen to her mother, now fled to Saint-Marcellin. Paris, 29 Nov. [1870].

      1870. Large 8vo. 3 pp. Fine wove paper. With stamped address and note, "par ballon monté". Postmarked Paris 29 November (departure), Saint-Marcellin 5 December (arrival). Balloons provided the first airmail service in history, starting with Blanchard's 1785 flight across the Channel. Decades later, balloons were used to transport mail from Paris during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-72. Sixty-five unguided mail balloons were released in besieged Paris to communicate with the world beyond the besieging forces, of which only two went missing. The term "ballon monté" means the balloon was manned (while unmanned balloons were referred to as "ballon non-monté"). - The present letter provides a vivid account of the situation in the starving city after ten weeks of siege: "[...] nous touchons je crois à une crise décisive, est-ce la victoire? est-ce la défaite [...] ce qui est certain c'est que notre sort se joue en ce momen. toute la nuit le canon a grondé depuis 5 h. c'était un tonnerre et du haut de la maison les éclairs des obus sillonaient le Ciel, c'est un spectacle terrible. c'était une sortie du Géneral Ducro; à midi on n'entendait plus rien, on dit que nous sommes victorieux c'est à dire que nous avons repris Choisy-le-Roi. est-ce vrai, il faut attendre les proclamations de ce soir, un premier succès aurait pour nous une bien grande importance. On dit, mais on dit tant de choses, qu'on a entendu en étant aux avants-postes - le bruit du canon loin loin du côté d'Etampes, les armées de secours approcheraient - elles donc? enfin tout prend fin sur terre, esperons que le malheur est pour nous à son terme et que bientôt, étant débloqués, nous pourrons nous rejoindre [...] J'ai été tentée tout à l'heure de faire l'emplette d'un bifsteck d'ours [...] je regrette aussi d'avoir manqué le kangourou [...] la conversation culinaire est la seule à la mode en ce moment [...] J'espère que l'univers aura horreur de la guerre. Vous au moins êtes loin de tout [...] mais les traces que vous en retrouverez vous suffiront - tout, autour de nous, detruit, brûlé [...]." - Traces of folds; insignificant damage from opening, otherwise fine.

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        La Sultane Rozréa ; Ballade Traduite De Lord Byron Par Eugène Pinemol , Élève Du Petit Séminaire De La Fère En Tardenois ( Aisne )

      Paris 1870 In8 Paris ; 1870 - sans mention d'éditeur - Cartonnage Demi-Toile Bleue récent trés prope - Page de faux titre tachée - 16 pages - tirage a trés petit nombre ( Gay III , 1158 ) Bon

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        Eigenh. Manuskript "Ein Weltbund des Deutschtums". O. O. u. D.

      1870. 16 SS. 8vo. Der in schlichten Verhältnissen aufgewachsene Schriftsteller, der auch unter den Pseudonymen Ignotus, Franz Josef Gerhold und Vetter Michel schrieb, war 1870 als Friseurgehilfe nach Wien gekommen, wo er sich rasch im Selbststudium weiterbildete, bald schriftstellernd hervortat und als Mitglied der Wiener literarisch-künstlerischen Gesellschaft sowie Feuilletonredakteur der "Deutschen Zeitung" (seit 1886) für eine nationale Erneuerung des Wiener Theaterlebens eintrat. "In seinen Streitschriften forderte Müller-Guttenbrunn u. a. die Einrichtung einer Volksbühne (Wien war eine Theaterstadt, 1885) und die Gründung eines deutsch-national ausgerichteten Volksbildungsvereins. 1893-96 leitete er das Raimund-Theater und übernahm 1898 das Kaiser-Jubiläums-Stadttheater, wo er seine nationalen Ziele mit Hilfe 'deutschgesinnter' Spielpläne und billigen 'Volksvorstellungen' zu realisieren suchte" (DBE). Nachdem er 1903 die Direktion abgegeben und sich wieder verstärkt seinen literarischen Ambitionen angenommen hatte, bemühte sich der "hervorragende Heimaterzähler mit Vorliebe für kulturgeschichtliche Stoffe" (Kosch II, 1806) "um die Stärkung des National- und Selbstbewußtseins der Banater Schwaben. Als Abgeordneter des österr. Nationalrats trat er seit 1919 auch auf politischer Ebene für seine großdeutschen Ziele ein" (DBE).

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        SOUTHPORT 1870s-1880s Manuscript Album

      this is a charming and fascinating Victorian Album of Chromoliths and a host of Manuscript material, consisting of nearly one hundred and fifty hand Witten letters and envelopes all with humorous cartoon artwork, the majority of the letters were addressed to 15 Adelaide Street Southport, and 16 Hartwood Road Southport, addressed to a Mrs Marsden, and Rev. W. H. Marsden B.A. Vicar Designate of St Luke's Southport, and a Miss Low, the letters were all from J.T. Wilson, who was the Rev. J. T. Wilson of Wrightington Vicarage, Heskin, Chorley in Lancashire, one piece also gives his address as Ryebrook Hall Heskin Chorley all are dated, with dates from the 1870s to the 1880s as well as the letters there is a hand painted and drawn Christmas scene of boys throwing snowballs at a passing gentleman The whole album being a delightful record of Victorian correspondence the album measures 13 inches by 10 inches approx., running to seventy used pages, and is in a fragile worn state, covers marked and faded with some holes in the cloth and staining, and are separating from the pages, the pages are browned and heavily chipped at edges, with some page loose all pages are pictured so overall condition can be seen AN UTTERLY CHARMING RECORD OF OVER A DECADE CORRESPONDENCE OF FRIEND TO ANOTHER IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND

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        Poésies Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly commentées par lui-même

      In 8 demi-toile marron à la bradel pièce de titre cuir beige,fers,filets,Bruxelles 1870 en pied,dorés.Faux-titre,titre en noir en rouge avec blason,63 pages,2 feuillets non paginés,1 feuillet de table.non rogné.Bruxelles,imprimerie J.H Briard 1870.Sur un des feuillets non paginés,il est indiqué:cette nouvelle édition préparée par G.S Trebutien,a été imprimée à 72 exemplaires par les soins de I.Nebulo.Belle édition sur vergé de hollande,couverture papier gris conservée avec sur le premier plat un blason d'azur au deux barbeaux d'argent,adossés et écaillés avec trois quinte feuilles d'or.La première édition de 1854 a été imprimée à seulement 36 exemplaires.RARE

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      INEDIT. NON PUBLIE. VERS 1870, MANUSCRIT IN-QUARTO SOUS UNE VIEILLE CHEMISE DE COMPTES, - 288 pp. chiffrées, in-quarto recto verso, écrit d'une écriture fine et parfaitement lisible. Corrections et renvois en marge. Taches sur les dix premiers feuillets sans gêne au texte. - TITRE : CONSIDERATION SUR LE REGNE DE FRANCOIS IER. DIVISE EN VI LIVRES NON TITRES ORMI le PREMIER et le DERNIER. - INTRODUCTION : "Je vais parler de Francois I et je dirai à peine quelques mots de cequ'il fit pour les lettres, les sciences et les arts, le sujet est d'ailleurs aujourd'hui à peu près épuisé et je me serai...." - LIVRE IER : TABLEAU DE L'EUROPE A L' AVENEMENT DE FRANCOIS I. PRINCIPAUX EVENEMENS DE SON REGNE JUSQU'A L'ELEVATION DU ROI D'ESPAGNE A L'EMPIRE. - LIVRE II - p. 52. "L'ELEVATION DE CHARLES D'AUTRICHE A L'EMPIRE EUT POUR LES DESTINEES DES FRANCAIS LES PLUS GRAVES CONSEQUENCES...." - LIVRE III - p. 116 "DEPUIS LA BATAILLE DE PAVIE, EPOQUE DE LA CAPTIVITE DE FRANCOIS I JUSQU'AU TRAITE DE CAMBRAI...." - LIVRE IV - p. 174 "QUOIQUE LA PAIX AUX CONDITIONS AUXQUELLES ELLE AVAIT ETE CONCLUE DUT ETRE CONSIDEREE COMME UN EVENEMENT HEUREUX POUR LE ROYAUME...." - LIVRE V - p. 221 "DE TOUTES LES GUERRES SOUTENUES PAR FRANCOIS I CONTRE CHARLES QUINT, NULLE NE SE TERMINA PLUS HONORABLEMENT POUR LUI QUE CELLE A LAQUELLE MIT FIN LA TREVE DE NICE...." - LIVRE VI - P.262 : RESUME - CONCLUSIONS. CARACTERES DE FRANCOIS I ET DE CHARLES V. - Alphonse Louis Marie BUHOT DE KERSERS, 7 mai 1835 à Bourges, - 11 décembre 1897 à La Chaumelle, près des Aix-d'Angillon, historien berrichon, archéologue et numismate. Auteur d'une « Histoire et statistique monumentale du département du Cher », en 8 volumes, parue entre 1875 et 1898 et de nombreux ouvrages savants. - Notre manuscrit non signé est bien de l'écriture d'Alphonse BUHOT DE KERSERS. Le thème de FRANCOIS I n'apparait dans aucun de ses ouvrages parus (cf. NOTICE BIOGRAPHIQUE par Charles de Laugardière, Mémoires de la Société des Antiquaires du Centre, 1898, volume 22, pages XXXVII-LXII). - Rien à la B.N.F.

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        Histoire naturelle illustrée, végétaux. D'après l'édition allemande de Moritz Willkomm

      Paris, R. Schultz, s.d. [circa 1870]. pet. , (4), II, (2), 74, (2bl)pp., 53pl demi-chagrin marine, dos lisse orné avec titre en long, titre imprimé or sur le premier plat, tranches dorées (rel. de l'ép.) s.d. [circa 1870], s.d. [circa 1870], in-folio, pet. , (4), II, (2), 74, (2bl)pp, 53pl, demi-chagrin marine, dos lisse orné avec titre en long, titre imprimé or sur le premier plat, tranches dorées (rel. de l'ép.), 53 planches doubles lithographiées et coloriées à la main. PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE, d'après l'ouvrage du célèbre botaniste allemand, Moritz Willkomm (1821-95). Bon exemplaire

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        Praya Grande, Macao.

      c. 1870 - Albumen print. Very good tonal range and in good condition. Dimensions: 205 by 275mm. (8 by 10.5 inches).

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        Bear Island Botany Bay

      S. Sedgefield (lith.): c, 1870. slightly creased. Tinted lithograph, 192 x 340 mm., mounted. A charming separately issued lithograph showing Bear Island before it was joined to the mainland at La Perouse, Sydney. A fort was constructed on Bear Island in the 1880s to ward off the perceived threat of an attack on Sydney by Russian forces. The fort still stands today as a Sydney tourist attraction, and is connected to the mainland by the original wooden bridge. Although Raworth uses the name Bear Island on this lithograph, it is generally called Bare Island, named unintentionally by James Cook in 1770 when he described it in his journal as 'a small bare island'W.H.Raworth arrived in Sydney from England around 1867. He was involved in a number of exhibitions including the second Annual Art Exhibition at the New South Wales Academy of Art in 1873. At this time one of his pictures sold for the substantial amount of 42 pounds to the Art Gallery of New South Wales.This view is tranquil and picturesque in the best Raworth tradition.

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      [New York?]; Louisville, 1870. [4]; [2]pp. Octavo, on folded quarto sheets. Old fold lines, lightly soiled. Very good. Two letters written by Lucy Audubon to her niece, Elizabeth Rankin Bakewell James, detailing the hardships of her current circumstances in life. Lucy Bakewell Audubon (1787-1874) was the wife of naturalist John James Audubon. Though she came from a family of wealthy English emigrants, and had a privileged upbringing, she nonetheless plunged headlong into frontier life with Audubon. In 1808 they were married and moved to Kentucky, where they had two children and faced down their first financial ruin. When Audubon decided to embark on his famed project painting and publishing the birds of North America, Lucy took on the role of family provider, working as a teacher. With the completion of Audubon's BIRDS, the family was reunited. In 1841, the Audubons purchased an estate on the Hudson River which they named Minnie's Land. John James Audubon died there in January 1851. Lucy sold many of her husband's original drawings to the New York Historical Society in the decade after his death. The letters here show that she was in some difficult financial straits in the 1860s and 70s. She survived her husband and both of her sons. In the first letter, dated July 26, 1866 (no place given), Lucy writes to her niece, detailing some of her woes. Among these, she notes that she is currently living in rooms in the home of her minister, who himself has very small means of support. She notes that the rest of the family is considerably well off, and a hint of bitterness about lack of support decidedly creeps through in the letter. She writes: "My dear Niece… Were you within walking distance how soon you would see me, but I can not afford to take such a journey, were if I had time, to go and congratulate the dear married couple on their long and happy life, considering the many trials and adversities, we all have had to bear. May the remainder of your days be peaceful and even joyous with your children near you, or within reach, if need should call you. I feel deeply that I can not in the usual way, on this occasion show my affection for the parents, but what with moving, repairing, and fixing our rooms, and Delaney Williams putting me off a payment due the first of July six months longer (perhaps forever) I am curtailed in all my wishes and wants.… I cannot ask Mr Adams to do anything to our little rooms because he took us in to accommodate us altogether, he has no salary except Sunday collections from his little Church, and no where could we find a shelter for our heads at the time…. I was told the other day from a young Lady at Mrs Cary's Boarding School that there were three miss Bakewells there, and that cousin Thomas had left the eldest of them forty thousand dollars. Every one has a right to do as they please with their own. I will not say more for Cousin has helped me some, and I did not look for anything now. Though when I was married I took an order from my father to Uncle for two thousand dollars, being the third time my father had set my Uncle up, this last sum enabled them to buy the Glasshouse; how we took no notice of it. Were not all the branches of the family so well off I should not notice it, even as an observation. I most sincerely hope your sister will come and see me this summer. I cannot say more now than God bless you all." In the second letter here, dated Louisville, May 11, 1870, she writes a letter of thanks for her niece's kindnesses and support, also alluding to a vision problem which had already caused her to retire from the schoolteaching that once supported her family. "My dear Niece. About an hour ago the Express brought me the much desired boots and the maker has succeeded to admiration a little large but in a few days wear I can lace them tighter. Now I can hardly tell you how much I thank you for the trouble you have taken. I should have answers your kind note sooner but waited till my eyes might be better, and I be able to thank you not only for the boots but for your kind invitation which we shall gladly accept when we can afford it, but Harriet does not yet [have] as much [work] here as she did in New York. I may get a little more from the book and if we can shall gladly do so...." The remaining few lines discuss family matters. Also included here is an indenture dated Sept. 1, 1808, for the sale of 837 1/2 acres by Joseph Priestley and Elizabeth Priestley of Northumberland, Co., Pennsylvania to "William Bakewell of Fatland ford in the County of Montgomery," Pennsylvania for land in Lycoming County. Signed by Joseph Priestley and Elizabeth Priestley. Countersigned by Jno. Kidd and Thomas Cooper.

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      Napoli, ca. 1870. Original photograph, albumen print, 18,5 x 24,3 cm, on the original mount. Photograph no 1184, with Sommer's early large blindstamp in lower right corner of the mount. KEYWORDS:italy/capri/photo

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        Alberic' Vespucci' lauretio Petri Francisci de Medicis Salutem plurima dicit.

      Paris Auguste Fontaine 1870 ca In-8 (13 x 19 cm) de (6) ff., maroquin brun, dos à nerfs, tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure (David). Reproduction sur papier vélin du Mundus Novus (Jehan Lambert, 1504), donnée à Paris à quelques exemplaires par le libraire Auguste Fontaine. Bel exemplaire dans une reliure en maroquin brun signée Bernard David. Henry Vignaud, Americ Vespuce (1917), n°14 p. 12 : « Tiré à très petit nombre et presque aussi rare que l'une des éditions originales » ; Sabin, II, 99327.

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        Ensemble de 6 clichés médicaux, non signés et non datés : femmes nues atteintes de pathologies dorsales

      ( - , (c. 1870), , , tirages albuminés contrecollés sur carton, Intéressantes photographies médicales de femmes nues, provenant sans doute de la clinique d'accouchement d'Assas. L'une des patientes, présente sur 3 clichés, est enceinte. - 2 clichés [125 x 170 mm] : "N° 9". Patiente atteinte de cyphose thoracique majeure avec scoliose associée, debout et nue. (Perforations en tête et en pied des cartons, manques angulaires.) - "N° 13" [152 x 170 mm] . Patiente, debout et nue est photographiée de face. Elle semble également atteinte d'une cyphose majeure. (Perforations en tête et en pied du carton, manques angulaires.) - 3 clichés [233 x 143 mm] : sans titre. Deux sont doublés de carton très fort avec anneaux de suspension attachés au revers (montage ultérieur). Ensellure lombaire exagérée chez une femme enceinte proche du terme ? La patiente est représentée de dos, appuyée entre deux chaises, de profil, les bras relevés derrière la nuque, et, sur le dernier cliché, à quatre patte, devant un rideau noir (fortes dentelures en bordure du carton de ce dernier cliché). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jacut's geographisches Wörterbuch aus den Handschriften zu Berlin, St. Petersburg und Paris auf Kosten der deutschen morgenländischen Gesellschaft herausgegeben von Ferdinand Wüstenfeld (complete set in 6 volumes, very rare original 1866-70 edition).

      Leipzig, In commission bei F. A. Brockhaus, 1866 - 1870. - 6 volumes. Vols. 1-4: text; v. 5: Anmerkungen; v. 6: Register. Green half cloth hardcovers; 23.5x16 cm. Arabic text - (sl. worn, ex-libris stamp on endpapers, paper sl. browned, some foxing) Although very good set, see picture. More pictures on request. 6880g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report addressed to the Earl of Clarendon by the Committee on the East African Slave Trade, dated January 24, 1870. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. 1870. [C.-209]. London, Harrison and Sons, 1870.

      1870. Folio. (2), 13, (1) pp. With a full-page lithographed map ("Sketch of the East Coast of Africa"). Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents on the slave trade, including accounts of the extent to which many Arabs of the Gulf involved themselves in slavery: "The illegal trade, which is in tha hand chiefly of the Northern Arabs, is carried on in the following manner: The Arabs generally arrive at Zanzibar with the north-east monsoon in the early part of the year; their object being to purchase, if they can, and, if not, to kidnap, the slaves they may require, and to export them for sale to Arabia and the shores of the Red Sea and Persian Gulf [...]" (p. 2f.). The map shows the east coast of Africa from Madagascar to the Arabian Peninsula, including the Arabian Gulf and the southern shore of Persia. Disbound from volume of parliamentary papers, a good copy. Bennett 491. Wilson p. 210.

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        [Rossetti, Dante Poems. Fine Paper Issue in Original Binding

      London: F. S. Ellis, 1870. First edition. Fine Paper Issue, printed on handmade paper watermarked "J. Whatman 1870," and limited to 25 copies only for private circulation, but without certification. Original pale blue boards and drab paper spine, all edges uncut, all in original unsophisticated state. Without printed label on spine but doubtful it was ever placed there. Rubbing to cover, some soiling and minor cracks to fragile spine, yet a near fine copy of one of the most rarest of all Rossetti titles, very fine internally. Page 275 printed in tact, as called for (first editions in the trade edition were printed as 27, but appear as 275 in this private fine paper edition.

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        Ueber das Vorkommen der Chlor-, Brom- und Jodverbindungen des Silbers in der Natur. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der geologischen und bergbaulichen Verhältnisse von Nordchile.

      Oscar Ehrhardt's Universitäts-Buchhandlung, Marburg 1870 - 4to. (ca. 27,5 x 18,5 cm). Einfacher Pappband der Zeit mit Resten von 3 Rückenetiketten, VII, 47 (1) S. Mit 4 getönten lithogr. Tafeln (ein doppelseitiger Plan, ein Gebirgsprofil und zwei Ansichten). Originalausgabe. - Die Tafeln mit folgenden Abbildungen: 1. Situationsplan und Gangnetz von Chanarcillo in Atacama Chile. Trigonometrisch aufgenommen im Jahr 1862 von Fr. Moesta. 2. Profil des Gebirges von Chanarcillo rechtwinklig gegen den Gang Corrida colorada in der Grube Valenciana. 3. El Llano longitudinal und das Querthal des Mapocho vom Cerro Santa Lucia in Santiago aus gesehen. 4. Travesia zwischen Chanarcillo u. Huasco von der Gube Valenciana in Chanarcillo aus gesehen. Die Ansichten auf den Tafeln 3 und 4 (bezeichnet mit I und II) nach der Natur gez. von F. Moesta, auf Stein gez. von Karl Dietz. - Einband an den Kanten etwas abgeschabt, wenige leichte Knickspuren. Der Textteil papierbedingt vom rand her gebräunt, mit wenigen Flecken. Die Tafeln sauber und nur am Rand geringfügig gebräunt. Stempel der K. Oberbergamts-Bibliothek Halle auf dem Titel. Vorsatz mit handschr. und gestempelter Signatur. 530 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An album of watercolours of military scenes and soldiers in uniform. [Germany or Austria, c. 1870].

      1870. Folio. 85 large watercolours (200 to 255 mm x 280 to 360 mm). Mounted on laid paper sheets; each watercolour captioned in German and numbered (not in sequence) at foot. Early twentieth century half calf over green roan, spine in compartments, gilt lettering. An extraordinary collection of original watercolours, apparently unpublished, celebrating the creation of the Austro-Hungarian Empire through the military episodes that led to it and the uniforms of the various nations and regiments involved. - The events depicted span from the 1750s to the 1850s, and include scenes from the Battle of Wagram, the skirmish at Spinnerin am Kreuz near Vienna, and the rebellion in Transylvania (Siebenbürgen). Officers in uniform from every corner of the Empire are shown: Prussians, Hungarians, Austrians, Poles, Czechs, Croats, Dalmatians, and Bosnians, with a few examples of local militias and foreign army regiments such as French, Turkish, Russians and British ('Scottish Grenadiers at Waterloo'). While the uniforms are described in great detail, with vivid and bright colouring, the overall style is naïve, with facial expressions and poses sometimes caricatural and grotesque, reminiscent of the celebrated prints by the French Imagerie d'Épinal. The numbers at the foot of each image, which in some instances exceed number 500, suggest that the present selection was assembled from a larger collection, probably prepared for a publication that was never realised. - Occasional short marginal tears, stains and other minor blemishes to watercolours, but generally in excellent condition; binding rubbed. Provenance: the Von Lindeman-Just family, Dresden (bookplate on front free endpaper and lettering on spine); gift from the Baroness Von Lindeman-Just to a relative in Italy (inscription dated 1962 on front free endpaper).

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        Meticulous Herbarium of 89 Edible and Medicinal Specimens

      Germany, circa 1870s. Herbarium of 89 authentic botanical specimens, edible and medicinal, neatly mounted to individual leafs with small paper strips, most identified in manuscript captions in German and in Latin, some in fine calligraphy, some also with classification numbers, the lot contained in purpose made string-tied continental boards. Folio. Item measures approximately 37 x 23 cm. Harvested by a meticulous German botanist and centering largely on medicinal and herbaceous plants, this collection includes one nightshade, a purple orchid, the now endangered cornflower, and a specimen from the poppy family. A few examples of the specimens found in this nineteenth century herbarium: Fumara officinales - an herbaceous annual flowering plant in the poppy family, commonly known as fumitory, drug fumitory or earth smoke. It was traditionally thought to be good for the eyes, and to remove skin blemishes. In modern times herbalists use it to treat skin diseases, and conjunctivitis, as well as to cleanse the kidneys. Centaurea cyanus, "Kornblume" or cornflower, which today is endangered in its native habitat owing to agricultural intensification with over-use of toxic herbicides. In herbalism, a decoction of cornflower is effective in treating conjunctivitis, and as a wash for tired eyes. They are often used as an ingredient in some tea blends and herbal teas, most famously in the Lady Grey blend of Twinings. Orchis maculata, or Early Purple Orchid, now called the Dactylorhiza maculata, known as the heath spotted-orchid or moorland spotted orchid, an herbaceous perennial. The specific Latin name "maculata" (spotted) refers to the stained leaves. The scientific binomial name of this plant was initially Orchis maculata, proposed by the Swedish naturalist and botanist Carl von Linné (1707-1778) in 1753. The name has been subsequently amended to the one currently accepted (Dactylorhiza maculata) in 1962 by the Hungarian botanist Károly Rezso Soó (1903-1980). Solanum nigrum - the non-poisonous European black nightshade. Parts of this plant can be toxic to livestock and humans. Nonetheless, ripe berries and cooked leaves of edible strains are used as food in some locales, and plant parts are used as a traditional medicine. S. nigrum is a widely used plant in oriental medicine where it is considered to be antitumorigenic, antioxidant, anti-infammatory, hepatoprotective, diuretic, and antipyretic. Johanneskraut - Hypericum perforatum popularly known as St John's Wort and used widely for its medicinal properties as an antidepressant and anti-inflammatory Four species of Veronica - (the genus also known as speedwell, bird's eye, gypsyweed), including the Veronica beccabunga or brooklime which was one of only three antiscorbutic herbs traditionally used to treat scurvy. Two specimens of Euphrasia (Eyebright), a genus of about 450 species of herbaceous flowering plants, including the Euphrasia officinales which is use in homeopathic medicine since the 14th century when it was described as a cure for all eye maladies. It has also been used for respiratory issues, skin wounds, and the measles. Lycopus europaeus - commonly known as gypsywort or bugleweed, and reputed to have medicinal qualities and has been used as an astringent, narcotic and refrigerant. The term The name gypsywort derives from the belief that Romani people would stain their skin with the juice of the plant. Chrysosplenium alternifolium - a delicate ground cover which is in decline through a large part of its range because of the decrease of suitable wetland habitat, and which is protected in some parts of France. Malva rotundifolia (Round-leaved Mallow) - an annual herbaceous plant, the leaves of which, at the time of this collection, were applied externally as a remedy for scurvy, and the seeds used to treat ulcerations of the bladder, in Sindh and perhaps other regions. The edible Lepidium campestre (field pepperwort or field pepperweed), of the mustard family The unusual Mercurialis annua known by the common name annual mercury, which has a complex reproductive system which makes them the ideal model plant for studying sexual systems in plants. Potentilla argentea or Silver Cinquefoil - The major components of interest in potentilla species are tannins of the ellagic-acid type, with monomeric and dimeric ellagitannins, which act as an astringent, aiding in the clotting of blood in minor cuts. The herb also contains antioxidant flavonoids. Lamium album or white nettle, an herbaceous perennial, its young leaves are edible and can be used in salads or cooked as a vegetable. Bees, especially bumble bees are attracted to the flowers which are a good source of early nectar and pollen, hence the plant is sometimes called the bee nettle. Myosotis palustris (syn. Myosotis scorpioides), the water forget-me-not, used in the treatment of whooping cough and bronchitis Vicia sepium - a leguminous climbing plant with high nutritional value, both its roots and flowers being edible. Bumblebees and honeybees are attracted to the flowers for their nectar. It is commonly called bush vetch. Atriplex hastata - known by the common names of saltbush and orache, a unique plant with unisexual flowers and the ability to retain salt in their leaves thus also to grow in areas affected by soil salination. Historically, the hastata was a food in rural Eurasia. The herbaceous Centaurea jacea (brown knapweed), its root being a bitter tonic, diuretic and stomachic, excellent for treating difficult digestive systems, and also still used in rural areas to reduce the temperature of feverish children. Viola canina also known as the dog violet, was once used by physicians to induce vomiting or purge the bowels.

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