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        Instructions to Her Majesty's High Commissioners and Protocols of Conferences Held at Washington Between February 27 and May 6 1871

      ONT> 1871 - An 19th century act relating to North America. The third act in the Treaty of Washington of 1871- a treaty signed and ratified by the United Kingdom and the United States in 1871 that settled various disputes between the countries, in particular the Alabama Claims. Condition: In a quarter morocco binding. Externally, smart with some rubbing and dampstaining. Joints starting. Internally, firmly bound with several blanks to front and back. Pages generally bright with spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross.

      London, W. H. Allen & Co., [1871]. - 8vo. VIII, 174, 8, (2) pp. With mounted photoportrait frontispiece. Original elaborately giltstamped forest green cloth. All edges red. First and only edition; inscribed copy. The author worked in the service of the Nawab (sovereign) of Tonk, in Hindustan. A Muslim, the Nawab in January 1870 received permission to make the pilgrimage to Mecca. Ahmed Hassan accompanied him, and his account includes details of the crossing from Bombay to Jeddah, of the visits to Mecca and Medina, and of the continuation of his journey to England. The account is uncommon. - Occasional minute foxing to interior, otherwise a very fine copy in well-preserved original binding. Inscribed by the author on t. p.: "With the author's compliments". OCLC 4384569. Not in Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Robert Clarke & Co., 1871. - First edition. 8vo. Original purple printed wrappers, viii, 9 - 95 pp., preface, introduction, illustrated, advertisements. Details the resources of Kansas including rivers, timber, coal, soil, culture, crops, fruits, livestock, cities, towns, railroads, stage companies, schools, colleges, churches, etc. There are sections on livestock, railroads, cities and towns, and the general character of the people and future prospects of the state. The booklet is a strong and positive commentary on the state and encourages people to come and live there citing cheap homes and an opportunity to succeed. Herd 939 says "Rare." Very good copy housed in a 4-point cloth binder and slipcase with leather label on the spine and titles stamped in gold. GRAFF 1681. HERD 939. HOWES G439. RADER 1706. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, 19th Century high varnished honey-colored wood picturing six engraved Scottish scenes with brass clasp, leather spine and 26 boards all edges gilt with leather joints, 104 embellished photograph slots

      ca.1871. Illustrated by Dunolly Castle, Eban; Iona Cathedral; St. Martin's Cross, Iona; Inveraray Cross; Dunstafnage Castle on boards; photographic 6.5x10.5cm cards by Patterson, N. Bowness, F. Bedford, G. Wilson, London Stereocopic Co., T. Edge. Wood boards, gilt dentelles under moire pastedowns and endpapers, thick embellished paper boards with mixed oval and rectangle insertion slots (aeg), brass clasp. Oblong: 22 x 15.5 cm for 10.5 x 6.5cm cards/photos. pp. [52] for 104 pictures. Very Good+. Boards near fine, leather spine has one joint tear and rubbing, some boards shaken, but repairable. Contents 53-b/w view of Scotland (Castles, Abbeys, Monuments, Bridges, Landscapes); 6-Famous person ports (Mary Queen of Scotts, Sir Walter Scott & Lady Scott, Thomas Moore, etc.); 7-color Curenius & Quist (Prisbeloni, Dublin 1865) cards of period costumes; 11-family ports; 27-lots blank; 15x11cm W. Banks & Sons engraving of Dunolly Castle (VG+) laid in. A magnificent unique custom album on family tour of Scotland in the Summer of 1871..

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        Ten Great Religions book from the library of President James Garfield, inscribed to him from ?King of the Lobby?, Sam Ward, one of the most powerful and influential lobbyists of the Gilded Age

      "The first Presidential memorial library, completed at the Lawnfield estate in Ohio by the widow of James Garfield four years after his assassination, houses almost 3,000 books that were used and treasured by the 20th president. Books were a scarce commodity to young James, who lost his father before the age of two, and was raised by his mother who struggled to maintain a humble existence. Both James Garfield and his wife Lucretia were voracious readers and amassed a large collection of books. Some twenty years ago, several dozen of his books were de-accessioned, and one of these books is described below:Book: Ten Great Religions: An Essay in Comparative Theology. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1871, 8vo, 528 pps. James A. Garfield bookplate affixed to front end paper, over another bookplate of similar size. Inscribed to James Garfield on the front flyleaf by Sam Ward, ?This charming résumé which I have read with pleasure & profit is now appropriately bestowed upon my dear friend Garfield whose enlightened & inquiring spirit will appreciate the great fairness & intelligence of this Freeman Clarke whom I have heard preach to my great delight. / Sam Ward / Feb 1872?. Pencil notation in most likely Ward?s hand on back flyleaf, ?p 14-19- [21 to 81] a most beautiful and comprehensive summary.? Page block split mid-way at binding which can be repaired. Chips and wear to spine and corners. Pencil lines on a few pages. Good condition.Sam Ward, sometimes referred to as ?King of the Lobby? or ?Uncle Sam Ward?, was the sister of Juliet Ward Howe, the son-in-law of William B. Astor, a prominent banker, and one of the Gilded Age?s most influential lobbyists. Publishers Weekly, in its review of Kathryn Allamong Jacob?s biography of Ward, writes, ? Ward earned the title ?King of the Lobby? by applying savoir faire, gastronomy and a genius for social combinations to the hitherto crude process of influencing votes in Congress. He represented insurance, telegraph and steamship companies as well as banking, mining and railroad interests, among others.? Ward jokingly referred to himself as Rex Vestiari. He cultivated a style of lobbying that survives today in the form of expensive golf outings, extravagant dinners, and luxurious vacations. His friends included James Garfield, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Charles Sumner, Lord Rosebery, Thackeray, and William Seward."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Kate Greenaway (1846-1901) Two Original Drawings

      - Image size 4¾ x 2¾ in. (12.4 x 7.3 cm.) Frame size 11 x 13¼ in. (28 x 33.7 cm.) Children Playing (2). Each signed with initials KG in bottom left hand corner. Pen and ink on paper. Within a 19th century gilded frame. Kate Greenaway was one of the most popular figures in British book illustration in the latter part of the 19th Century, rivalled only by Walter Crane and Randolph Caldecott. She is best known for sugar-sweet pictures of little children and girls in bonnets. Kate Greenaway was the daughter of John Greenaway, a wood-engraver for Punch and the Illustrated London News. She studied at South Kensington, where she befriended the painter Lady Butler, and then at the Slade under Alphonse Legros. From 1871 she produced a variety of designs for Christmas and Valentine cards for Messrs. Marcus Ward. When this work stopped in 1877, she started to design book illustrations for Edmund Evans, printer of both Crane and Caldecott. Provenance: Bonhams. Lot 138, Auction 14300: Fine British and Continental Watercolours and Drawings, 6 June 2006.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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        LITTLE MEN

      1871. Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. 4 pp preliminary undated ads. Original terra-cotta cloth decorated in gilt. First American Edition, published about two weeks after the London one. This is Louisa May Alcott's sequel to her vastly-successful book for children LITTLE WOMEN (two volumes, 1868-1869), in which she had portrayed her own childhood in New England -- with herself as the model for "Jo," and her sisters May, Elizabeth and Anna as (respectively) "Amy," "Beth" and "Meg."~This copy is in terra-cotta cloth (purple and green were also available, without priority). This is a near-fine copy (just a trace of wear at the spine ends, front endpaper very slightly cracked); the front flyleaf bears a curious pencil inscription dated July 3rd 1871, "For my 'little' Wife (as it were)". Blanck 167; a Merle Johnson "High-Spot" of American Literature.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex [Volume I + Volume II]

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1871: Two Volumes, both First Edition, First Printings, Second Issues; dated 1871 on the title page. Second issue, lacking the errata slip. In Very Good condition, with wear commensurate with age. Rubbing and edge wear to cloth, wear to spine ends, with light ring stain to Volume I, and light waviness to Volume II. Volume I shows splitting to cloth at extremities of spine. Front and rear hinges cracked in both volumes, except for rear hinge of Volume II. Pages are toned, with a few edge tears, corner creases and an occasional age related blemish or spot. A nice set.

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        Hermione. Sorgspel. Af författaren till "I Rom" och "Den fredlöse". Stockholm, I. Marcus, 1871. 95,(1) pp.

      1871 - Red half cloth, somewhat worn and soiled. Front wrapper preserved, stains on wrapper and title, faint stains on p. 55. Bookplate and bookstamp. Dedication to August Dörum from the author.Zetterlund I:3. One of the copies without the name of the author on front wrapper. In January 1870 Strindberg sent a script with the title "Det sjunkande Hellas" [Hellas sinking] to the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. This play was refused by the theatre and sent back to the author, who made significant alterations to the work and published it through Albert Bonnier in Stockholm. Despite the changes, the play was never performed. The main character of the tragedy, Hermione, is given the task of murdering Philip II, whose armies are threathening Athens, but instead she falls in love with him, fails with her assignment and causes the destruction of the Athenian army. August Dörum (1841-1880) was an actor at the Royal Dramatic Theatre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Biography of Victoria C. Woodhull

      New York: Published at the Office of The Golden Age. 1871. First. First edition. 12mo. 35,(1)pp. Stitched gray printed wrappers. Soiling to the wrappers and tiny chips to the corners of the wrapper and first two leaves, very good or better. Woodhull was a leader of the American women's suffrage movement, and an espouser of women's rights, free love, and labor reforms. She and her sister were the first female Wall Street stockbrokers, and she was the first female candidate for President of the United States. Woodhull came to Tilton's aid in 1872 when she published in her own magazine, Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly, the scandalous allegations of the adulterous relationship that the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher (who had railed against Woodhull's free love philosophy) was having with Tilton's wife. This precipitated what was widely regarded as the sensational "trial of the century" when Beecher was charged with adultery. An important early biography compiled from notes gathered by Woodhull's third husband, the sanguineously named spiritualist Colonel Blood, published by the prominent abolitionist and reformer the year before Woodhull announced her candidacy for President. Uncommon. .

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        Der Golf von Buccari-Porto Re. Bilder und Skizzen

      Prag, H. Mercy, 1871, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionScattered, minor marginal foxing. SIGNED and inscribed by the Archduke/Author to W.H. Middleton whose bookplate is present. Near fine copy in the original, elaborately gilt-blocked and tooled cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages; Description: 4 p.l., 125 p. front. (col.) illus., pl., plans, 29 cm. Maps lacking. The color frontis is tissue-guarded.

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        Die Stadtmauern von N?rnberg, photographische Original Aufnahmen von Joh. Hahn [The City wall of Nuremberg, original photographs taken by Joh. Hahn].

      Heinr. Schrag, 1871, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good ConditionSize: 29,5cm x 37,5cm, Oblong folio (295 x 375 mm). Mounted on guards throughout, letterpress dedication to Ludwig II (verso blank), 2pp. letterpress foreword by R. Bergau, dated 1871. Mounted albumen print title, mounted albumen print of a bird's-eye-view drawing, 29 mounted albumen print views, all by Hahn. Original red/brown cloth, covers with blocked panels in gilt and blind, the flat spine divided into six compartments with gilt-blocked compartments, blue-glazed endpapers, g.e. (expertly rebacked, old spine laid down), modern cloth box, brown morocco lettering piece to spine. Provenance: Lothar Faber (presentation inscription, dated Christmas 1873, from the 'Familie Lothar Faber', to an unnamed recipient). A fine and early photographic record of the picturesque german town of nuremberg. The plates are of the most interesting views of the ancient town wall that surrounded the old city of Nuremberg - with each view on its own original mount with printed border, title and imprint. The provenance of this copy is interesting: according to the calligraphic manuscript inscription at the front of the album, it was given (to an unnamed recipient) as a memento or souvenir of a stay in Stein (near Nuremberg) during the summer of 1873. It is inscribed from the family of Lothar Faber. Lothar von Faber was the fourth generation to work in the family business of pencil-making. He proved to have a genius for both invention and marketing and by the end of the 19th century the firm of Faber-Castell was one of the largest of its kind in the world. The firm is still going strong and produces over 1.8 billion pencils a year. Photos available upon request!, Livre

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      Austria 1871 - A fine decorative 19th century map of Ukraine by Joseph Ritter von Schede published in Autria c. 1871. Original folding map laid down on original canvas. The map has one inch decorative wide border. , Size : 495x560 (mm), 19.5x22 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Excellent, disected and laid on contemporary canvas

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        The Grizzly Papers in 5 Issues of The Overland Monthly

      San Francisco: John H. Carmany & Co, 1871. First Edition. Paper Wraps. Very Good. January - June, 1871 (Issues 1-4, 6) of The Overland Monthly. Light wear to wraps. corners bent and a few short tears to edges of issue 2. Rear of issue 6 detached but present. The Grizzly Papers are notably more literary and thoughtful than his journalism of the period. Not in BAL (actually earlier than anything in BAL). Also includes Hartes "Further Language From Truthful James", his sequel to the poem known as The Heathen Chinee. Five issues in a custom clamshell box with morocco label. Faint soiling to blue cloth of box. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Americana; Antiquarian & Rare; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 033008.

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        Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross.

      London: W. H. Allen & Co. 1871 - Octavo. Original green cloth, bevelled boards, title to spine, and to the front board within decorative panel, edges stained red, brown surface-paper endpapers. A little rubbed, lower fore-corner showing mild signs of damp, hinges starting, half-title browned, else very good. Mounted photographic portrait frontispiece. First edition. The author held a position equivalent to chancellor of the exchequer at the court of the young Nawab of Tonk, a small Muslim kingdom in Rajasthan, hedged on all sides by Hindu-ruled states. After the death of the Thakoor of Lawa , the largest tributary of Tonk, and a number of his retainers at the home of the prime minister of Tonk, the local political agent Lieut.-Col. Eden supported Lawa's claims in the incident and deposed the Nawab. Hassan was a key member in a deputation that set out for London to appeal against the local agent's findings. He gives a highly-detailed account of the voyage from Bombay to Jedda via Aden and Hodyda, and of the journey on camel-back to Mecca, where they complete the Hajj, and on to Medina to see The Prophet's tomb. The party then returned to Jedda, from where Hassan set out for London via Suez and Marseilles. Hassan's appeal was unsuccessful, and the Nawab's son continued in his stead. Attractive and unusual account, with much on Mecca and the proceedings of the hajj. Not in Macro. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Double Play; or How Joe Hardy Chose His Friends

      Boston: Lee and Shepard. 1871. First. First edition. 12mo. 244pp. Original red-brown cloth with gilt title and baseball decorations on the spine. Contemporary, neat gift inscription, bottom corners bumped, some wear to the spine ends, a very good copy. The fourth novel to incorporate baseball activity, the second was the author's own Changing Base; or What Edward Rice Learnt at School (Boston, 1869). The author, son of the famous orator Edward Everett and cousin of the author Edward Everett Hale, also served in Congress. An attractive copy. .

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        Derecho Publico Mexicano (Complete in 4 volumes)

      Mexico: Imprenta del Gobierno. 1871-1882. First. First edition. Four volumes (Vols. 1 and 4, 1871; vols. 2-3, 1882). 30 cm. Owner's signature in neat ink on the title pages, "P-.M. Astiazaran." Contemporary dark red half levant leather and marbled paper boards, gilt spine titles. All four volumes are very good, with moderate soiling and wear to the leather, light rubbing to the boards, and browning to the text pages; with a small chip to the back board of volume 4. The full title reads: "Compilacion que contiene: importantes documentos relativos a la independencia, la Constitucion de Apatzingan, el plan de Iguala, tratados de Cordoba, la acta de independencia, cuestiones de derecho publico resueltas por la Soberana junta gubernativa, cuestiones constitucionales tratadas por el primer Congreso constituyente, la acta constitutiva de los Estados-unidos mexicanos, la Constitucion de 1824, las leyes constitucionales de 1836, las bases organicas, la acta de reformas, la Constitucion de 1857 y la discusion de todas esta constituciones." .

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        White Jacket; or the World In a Man-Of-War

      Harper & Brothers; London. First American edition.. Binding very slightly rubbed; fine copy.. BAL 13662, first printing; Wright I, 1871. Large 12mo, contemporary tan half calf, marbled paper sides, red and black leather labels, gilt lettering. Inscribed on the front blank ?To Barrel-pants Peterson / with the best wishes of the season / Papantonio Bookshop / Christmas 1941.? The Papantonio Bookshop was founded by Michael Papantonio, who later became co-founder and partner in the Seven Gables Bookshop.

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        D?crets Et Rapports Officiels De La Commune De Paris Et Du Gouvernement Francais, ? Versailles, Du 18 Mars Au 31 Mai 1871 : Avec Notes, Appendice, Cartes Des Environs Et Fortifications De Paris En 1871, Plans De Paris En 1871 Et 1815, ... (Truncated)

      Paris : L'Auteur, 1871, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: Décrets Et Rapports Officiels De La Commune De Paris Et Du Gouvernement Francais, à Versailles, Du 18 Mars Au 31 Mai 1871 : Avec Notes, Appendice, Cartes Des Environs Et Fortifications De Paris En 1871, Plans De Paris En 1871 Et 1815, Carte De FranceFinely bound in contemporary half aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly blind-tooled. Bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Scans on request. ; 1 pages; Description; 2 parties en 1 vol. (VIII-383-112 p. ) : [folding map] cartes en noir et en coul. ; in-18. Subjects; France (1870-1940, 3e République) .

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        Poems By Thomas Hood

      E. Moxon, Son & Co., London 1871 - Red morocco leather with gilt design and lettering. engravings by birket foster are marvellous. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Würzburg und seine Umgebungen, ein historisch-topographisches Handbuch, illustrirt durch Abbildungen in Lithographie und Holzschnitt. 19 Lith. (davon 18 zweifarb. getönt, 3 ausfaltbar) 1 ganzs. Holzschnitt, 1 farb. Plan. Zahlr. Textholzschnitte.

      Würzburg Bonitas-Bauer 1871 - 2. Aufl. 8°. LVI(2), 570 S. Gold- und blindgepr. Ln. d. Zt. - Appretur auf Hinterdeckel ganz leicht fleckig, Kapitale und Rückengelenke kaum sichtbar ausgebessert, insgesamt schönes Expl. in frischem Rückengold. - Schönes, vollst. Expl. der begehrten umfassenderen und seltenen 2. Aufl.! Pfeiffer 50801/2 -- Beilage zum Extra-Felleisen des Würzburger Stadt- und Landboten (Holzstich) im Hinterdeckel einmontiert: "Nivellement resp. Höhenverhältnisse der höchsten Thürme der Stadt, dann der Festung und der Nicolauskirche zu der Höhe des 250 m hohen Thurmes der Marienkapelle auf dem Markte zu Würzburg." 1.100 gr. Gold- und blindgepr. Ln. d. Zt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Little Women or Jo, Beth and Amy ; Two Volumes

      Roberts Brothers, 1871-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1870-1871. 341, (10) p.; 359, (8) p. Early printings of the first editions, in two volumes. (Part 1st dated 1871 on title page. Part 2nd dated 1870 on title page.) Part 1 in about Good condition. Part 2 in Very Good+ or better condition. Both volumes complete with all illustrations, tissue-guards intact. The first volume has fading to the spine; could use binding repair with split hinges and pages 129-160 detached but present; name on fep; cloth worn away at head and foot; some finger smudges. Part Second is in great shape overall with sturdy binding and sharp, bright gilt lettering. Offsetting to title page and frontis as well as fep and paste down from apieces of paper being placed there. Hinge at p. 254 a bit free, but otherwise in very nice shape. A nice set.

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        Criminal-Bibliothek. Merkwürdige Criminalprocesse aller Nationen. [= Eisenbahnausgabe]. 4 Bde. [= alles].

      Berlin, Julius Imme 1871-1872 (Bde. 1 u. 4 o. J.).. 4°. 2 Bll. (Tit., Inh.), 960 S.; 2 Bll., 576 S.; 2 Bll., 635(1) S. u. 2 Bll., 516 S. Mit zahlr., tls. ganzseit. Textillustr. in Holzstich. Schlichte Halbleinenbde. d. Zt. m. Titel und Bandnr. in Goldpräg. auf Rü. u. umseit Sprengschnitt. Einbde. berieben, Buchschnitte angestaubt bzw. bei Bd. 4 tintenfleckig, Vorsätze m. Gilbspuren, im Text papierbed. gebräunt.. Goed. X, 391; Kosch 22, 48, 41. Wohl vollständige Sammlung der erstmals 1867-74 in über 150 Einzellieferungen bei der Hamburger Vereinsbuchhandlung erschienenen Reihe. Das Lieferungswerk konnte nur im Abonnement über den Kolportagebuchhandel bezogen werden. Als der Autor erkannte, dass seine Criminalgeschichten sich vor allem bei Eisenbahnreisenden größter Beliebtheit erfreuten, gab er zusätzlich eine illustrierte Eisenbahnausgabe heraus, bei der drei bis vier Erzählungen zusammengefasst wurden. Hier erschienen insgesamt 17 Bände mit einem durchschnittlichen Umfang von 150 Seiten. Die uns vorliegenden Bände dürften dieser zugrunde liegen. (vgl. dazu: Haug C., Reisen und Lesen im Zeitalter der Industrialisierung: die Geschichte des Bahnhofs- und Verkehrsbuchhandels.. S.118). Vereinigt nahezu alle bekannten Kriminalfälle der damaligen Zeit. Ob Serienmörder Dumollard, die giftige Geheimrätin Ursinus, die Wiedertäufer in Münster, Cartouche, Dombrowsky, Riembauer, der Mordbrenner Horst, Oppenheimer, Seeräuber Schwarzbart und sogar die Bean Family. Die Fälle beruhen auf Niederschriften der Gerichte und reihen sich damit in die Pitaval-Tradition ein. - Herausgegeben durch den deutschen Politiker, Juristen und Schriftsteller Jodocus Temme (1798-1881). T. wurde wegen seines politischen Engagements 1851 aus dem preußischen Staatsdienst ohne Pensionsansprüche entlassen und ging aufgrund weiterer politischer Verfolgung im Jahre 1852 nach Zürich in die Emigration, wo er eine bis 1861 unbesoldete Professur für Rechtswissenschaften antrat. Zu dieser Zeit verdiende er seinen Lebensunterhalt vor allem mit literarischen Arbeiten (Kriminal- und Gesellschaftsromane) und seiner publizistischer Tätigkeit. Seine zahlreichen Kriminalerzählungen waren meist unter dem Pseudonym 'Heinrich Stahl' verfasst.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1871. First Edition, Scarce early printing (Twenty-Seventh Thousand), in original red cloth binding, with illustrations by John Tenniel. In Very Good condition. Sunning and soiling to cloth. Lean to spine, with wear at spine ends and light fraying along rear spine gutter. Front and rear hinges cracked with webbing exposed. Pages show sporadic age related soiling and wear. A nice copy, especially given its age.

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        College Papers No. 1; College Papers No. 2; The Philosophy of Umbrellas; College Papers No. 3; An Old Scotch Gardner [as published in] The EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE. No. I [II. III.] - January [- March] 1871

      Edinburgh:: E. & S. Livingstone, 57 South Bridge.. 1871.. 8vo. 8-7/8" x 5-1/2". 1st printings [Prideaux IV.(1) - (5)]. Each issue 24 pages, with adverts leaves inserted at beginning & end.. Original printed buff paper wrappers.. General wear & soiling to wrappers [especially issue #3, which also. has some staining], with paper worn from spine ends. Overall, About. VG.. The 3 issues with 5 contributions by Stevenson [1 in issue #1; 2 each in the other 2 issues; "Umbrellas" in collaboration with James Walter Ferrier]. Per Prideaux, Stevenson was co-editor for issues No. I & II, sole editor for No. III [cf. Prideaux IV(6)n]. Rare in commerce.

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        The Works in Verse and Prose Complete of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, For the First Time Collected and Edited: With Memorial-Introduction: Essay on Life and Writings: And Notes - 4 Volumes

      Great Britain: Printed for Private Circulation, 1871. In Good Condition, protected in mylar jackets. SCARCE. "The Fuller Worthies Library" LIMITED TO 156 COPIES ONLY. In original brown cloth bindings with paper spine labels (light edge chips to labels). xlvi, 351pp; ci [3] 368pp; 366pp; 370pp. Plates were not issued in this edition, they were issued in the 4to format only. One signature loose, occasional inner joint crack, one with paper repair. Light wear to top/heel of some backstrips. No library pockets. There are library labels inside covers, with occasional embossed or perforated mark on pages, paper labels on spines.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

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        A fasciculus of the Birds of China.

      (London, Taylor and Francis, 1871). Folio (308 x 240 mm). pp. 8, with 12 handcoloured lithographed plates. New brown half morocco, spine with gilt lettering. 'These twelve plates were originally intended by my brother, Dr. J.E. Gray, to form part of a series of figures of Chinese birds; but owing to engagements on other works, which have appeared in the mean time, they were put aside and have thus remained up to the present period' (from the introduction). The beautiful handcoloured illustrations are drawn and lithographed by W. Swainson. //Nissen IVB, 389; Zimmer I, 271:.

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        Cumloden Papers.

      Edinburgh: Printed for Private Circulation, 1871 - Quarto (278 × 214 mm). Contemporary purple hard-grain half morocco, title gilt to spine, single rule to spine and corner edges, purple linen sides, all edges gilt. Spine sunned, slightly rubbed, prelims foxing, else a very good copy. Oval Woodburytype portrait frontispiece, 2 mounted Woodburytypes. First edition of this uncommon memoir of "auld grog Wullie", printed in an edition of just 50 copies. OCLC locates just six copies; only one copy appears in auction records in the last 30 years. The work contains a lengthy biographical preface; Stewart's own journal of the Baltic Expedition and the Battle of Copenhagen, where he "was himself on Nelson's flagship and wrote what was regarded as the best account of the battle"(ODNB); his correspondence with Nelson, 1801–05 (Stewart's son was named Horatio at Nelson's request, and Nelson recommended Stewart to St. Vincent as "the rising hope of our Army"); and with Wellington, 1810–21, under whom Stewart served with distinction in the Peninsula. Stewart, "open-hearted and honourable in the highest degree", was very popular amongst the men of his division, which may have been at least partly down to the extra rum rations that earned him his soubriquet (and which Wellington insisted Stewart pay for personally). Not in Sandler. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Boston: Alexander Moore, 1871. 1st Hardcover 4to. 71 pp. Half-title. 10 mounted albumen photographs attributed to John Payson Soule with red captions, tissue guards; 3 wood-engravings in text. Original blue cloth with front cover & spine decorated in black & gilt, rear cover with same design in blind, AEG. A near fine copy (light wear to extremities; offsetting from laid-in bookseller's receipt dated 1960 internally clean; the photographs are strong) Kneeland took pains to get reliable information and present it with more than ordinary care. The photographic illustrations are excellent and include some unusual views" - Farquhar 10a. (Cowan II pg. 333; Currey & Kruska 225) Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.& &

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        Munera Pulveris Art Nouveau Leather Bound with gilt decoration and Signed Manuscript Letter by Dante Gabriele Rossetti

      George Allen (Book) Dante Gabriele Rossetti (Manuscript Letter), UK 1871 - Munera Pulveris Art Nouveau with gilt decoration and Signed Manuscript Letter by Dante Gabriele Rossetti. The letter is undated and the paper has the seal FRANDAS NON FLECTAS 16 CHEYNE WALK Brotherhood Dante Gabriele Rossetti and signed. It comes with the original envelope with an old crest. The leather bound book has gilt Art Nouveau decorative and gilt titles with much wear to the spine. The book has gilt tipped pages and is quite good inside and free from foxing. A very collectable book and hand written letter. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Title in Japanese:] Eigaku kaitei. [Basic steps to English studies.]

      K mond Meiji 4 [1871], [Tokyo?] - 8vo, [26] leaves printed and sewn in the Japanse manner; original blue printed wrappers, printed label on upper cover (reading in Japanese: Basic steps to Western studies); wrappers a bit worn, but a complete and clean copy. Contains alphabet tables, tables of syllables, a brief grammar, and vocabularies of numbers, months and days, weather, animals, assorted comman nouns, and conversational phrases. Osaka Joshi Daigaiku Library, Selected Catalogue on Dutch and English Studies, C-20. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "[Title in Japanese:] Domo eigaku shoho. [English studies.] [Edited by Messrs. Mondo, Jisaburo, Itokku.}"

      [?Tokyo]: Shimaitokku. 1871. "12mo, pp. [94]; 1 full-p. illustration, alphabets, syllabaries, tables of numbers and roman numerals, and a brief vocabulary; original yellow wrappers folded and sewn in the Oriental manner, printed paper label on upper cover; some soiling but very good. Osaka Joshi Daigaiku Library, Selected Catalogue on Dutch and English Studies, B-16. Not found in OCLC."

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        Waverley Novels / Walter Scott [complete in 25 volumes]

      Edinburgh : Adam and Charles Black, 1871, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Centenary EditionVery good copies bound in contemporary 1/2 red leather over marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with raised bands and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Spine covers sun-toned. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Scattered, marginal foxing, mainly around plates and prelims. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Anwyl-Davies with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 25 v. : illus., fronts., plates ; 20 cm. Contents: v. 1. Waverley --v. 2. Guy Mannering --v. 3. The antiquary --v. 4. Rob Roy --v. 5. Old Mortality --v. 6. A legend of Montrose and The black dwarf --v. 7. The heart of Mid-lothian --v. 8. The bride of Lammermoor --v. 9. Ivanhoe --v. 10. The monastery --v. 11. The abbot : being a sequel to The monastery --v. 12. Kenil-worth --v. 13. The pirate --v. 14. The fortunes of Nigel --v. 15. Perveril of the Peak --v. 16. Quentin Durward --v. 17. St. Ronan's well --v. 18. Red gauntlet --v. 19. The betrothed : a tales of the Crusaders and The chronicles of the Canongate --v. 20. The talisman : a tale of the Crusaders and The chronicles of the Canongate --v. 21. Woodstock --v. 22. The fair maid of Perth --v. 23. Anne of Geierstein, or The maid in the mist --v. 24. Count Robert of Paris --v. 25. The surgeon's daughter and Castle dangerous. Subjects: Historical fiction, Scottish -- Scotland -- In literature -- English literature -- Walter Scott. Notes: Engravings on title pages.

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        La vita degli animali

      Unione Tipografico-editrice 1871 - ( Ediz. 800 ) BREHM, A.E. – La Vita degli Animali, Descrizione Generale del Regno Animale, traduzione Italiana dei professori Gaetano Branca e Stefano Travella, riveduta da Michele Lessona e Tommaso Salvadori. – Dalla Società L’Unione Tipografico-Editrice, Torino Napoli, 1871-1873. In 8° gr.(26X18). Opera completa , sei volumi, ben legati , leg .cart. vinaccia e dorsi in pelle rossa con titolo in oro. Numerosissime figure e tavole. Circa 6000 pagg. complessive. Normali e contenute arrossature. 1° ed Italiana molto rara a trovare completa, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        College Papers No. 1; College Papers No. 2; The Philosophy of Umbrellas; College Papers No. 3; An Old Scotch Gardner [as published in] The EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE. No. I [II. III.] - January [- March] 1871.

      E. & S. Livingstone, 57 South Bridge., Edinburgh: 1871 - The 3 issues with 5 contributions by Stevenson [1 in issue #1; 2 each in the other 2 issues; "Umbrellas" in collaboration with James Walter Ferrier]. Per Prideaux, Stevenson was co-editor for issues No. I & II, sole editor for No. III [cf. Prideaux IV(6)n]. Rare in commerce. General wear & soiling to wrappers [especially issue #3, which also has some staining], with paper worn from spine ends. Overall, About VG. Original printed buff paper wrappers. 8vo. 8-7/8" x 5-1/2". 1st printings [Prideaux IV.(1) - (5)]. Each issue 24 pages, with adverts leaves inserted at beginning & end. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autographed Letter Signed on "Headquarters Army of the United States" letterhead

      Washington, D.C., 1871. unbound. Three-page handwritten letter with outstanding content, 8 x 5 inches, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1871. Written to former Confederate Brigadier General Marcus J. Wright, commander of the District of Atlanta, in full: "Your note of June 1, awaited me here on my return from Texas. It is sharp that you even noticed in the newspaper of the day the fact that less than a year ago Capt. Buel of the Ordinance Department, the same who was on my staff at Atlanta, and who was taken prisoner the day before we entered that place, was murdered at the U.S. Arsenal Fort Leavenworth, by a discharged soldier. Buel had punished this man for some offense and was retiring from a party inside Leavenworth to his own house, just outside after entering his own yard, with his wife on his arm, was shot dead by a man concealed in a brush within a few feet. The man for a time escaped, but was hunted and at last caught, he was so badly wounded in capture that he started confessing the deed, and assigning as a reason the fact that he had been punished by Capt. Buel. Buel's widow [Josephine] is now living with her father Surgeon Charles McDougall, U.S. Army at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Mo." Note: David Hillhouse Buel, a staff officer assigned to General Sherman, was captured in Atlanta and held prisoner from September 7 to 28, 1864 by Confederate General Marcus J. Wright. As this letter indicates, both General Sherman and General Wright remembered him affectionately. In a further twist to the story, Josephine Buel, after the assassination of her husband, went to Jefferson Barracks and stayed with her brother Captain Thomas M. McDougall of the 7th Cavalry. While there, she was introduced to her brother-in-law Oliver Buel whom she married. Her brother would be best remembered for commanding a pack train escort on June 25, 1876 at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Mounting strip on the back of the black back page; faint staining on the first page; natural folds. Very good(-) condition. Distinguished Civil War General, who upon the election of U.S. Grant to the Presidency, was promoted to the rank of "General of the Army.

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        Untersuchungen uber den Erregungsvorgang im Nerven- und Muskelsysteme

      Heidelberg, 1871. First Edition. Contemp. three quarter leather. A good copy; paper toned; plates bright and clear; small inst. blind stamp on a blank portion of the title. 8vo., There are four fldg. litho. plates printed on heavy stock. A superb piece of experimental observation and execution. Bernstein was able to delineate the relationship between resting potential and action current in nerve cells as well as describe the mechanism. G - M # 1273; Clarke & O'Malley pp. 213 - 216.

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        A History of the Birds of Europe, Including All the Species Inhabiting the Western Palearctic Region

      Published by the author. Leather Bound. Used: Like New. London: published by the author, 1871-1881 (Volumes I-VIII) Volume I containing title page, dedication, list of subscribers, preface, introduction, literature, addenda and errata, and index was published in 1881, following publication of Volumes II-VIII. 632 plates of which 629 are hand colored lithographs mostly after and by J.G. KEULEMANS, a few after paintings by Joseph WOLF, E. NEALE, each depicting one or two species. Uniformly bound in full brown leather, five raised bands, with gilt decorations in compartments and on edges, TEG, marbled endpapers. Both text (with the exception of Volumes I) and plates are hand numbered as the work was initially published in 84 parts. The plates are fine. Volume IX published years later not included. A magnificent set of a rare title. 'The Birds of Europe is a very beautiful book, and includes virtually all the species found in the region between the Caspian Sea and the Atlantic. Many varieties of birds to which Dresser accorded full specific status are today considered to be only subspecies, but although the text of the book may be outmoded, the illustrations alone make it, even today, a valuable work in every sense.' -Tate-

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