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        Waverley Novel s- Centenary Edition - Complete in 25 volumes

      Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black, 1870 - 1871 - Complete set of 25 volumes of the Centenary Edition of Walter Scott's Waverley Novels. The title pages are dated 1870 and 1871. Bound in half red morocco leather and marbled boards, with raised bands, gilt decoration and gilt titles on the spines, all are in good/very good condition, with very sound hinges and only the slightest edge wear. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece and an engraved vignette title page. All page edges marbled. A clean set with no previous ownership inscriptions NOTE: Very Heavy Set: (18.kg +) Postage outside the UK will incur a surcharge.** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Waverley Novels ( Complete in 25 Volumes )

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1871. Complete in 25 volumes. Books measure 7 1/4 x 5 inches. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, elaborate gilt tooling with conpartments, full marble edges, marble endpapers. Spine slight faded, light rubbed. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean set.. Centenary Edition. Half Calf. Very Good. 8vo.

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        The Angler's Garland, and Fisher's Delight, for 1871

      Westminster: Bickers & Son, 1871. First edition, one of 350 copies. Embellished with a few "Canny" Woodcuts by that Lover of Tyneside, Thomas Bewick. Extra-illustrated with six plates (three hand-colored). 24 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Half green morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g. for WIlliam Loring Andrews. Fine (minor offsetting from inserted plates). Small book label. Extra-Illustrated with Gosden Plates The second of Pearson's charming pamphlets, this number comprising a reprint of Markham's The Young Sportsman's Instructor and a catalogue of works on angling (ca. 1760), listing 33 items from Berners through the Hawkins edition of Walton. The added plates comprise: 1) Gosden facsimile of the engraved title page from the 1653 Walton, proof on India 2) Fishing scene, proof on India 3) The Salmon, hand colored plate by W. Wood after A. Cooper 4) The Grayling, hand colored plate by W. Wood after W. Smith 5) Gosden portrait of Izaac Walton by A. Maile after Housman, hand colored proof 6) Wm. Pickering, the two portraits of Walton and Cotton, proof on India, dated 1827 A beautiful volume with fine provenance.

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        Charles R. Flint photograph portrait

      New York: Bogardus Photographer. Nov. 1st, 1871. sepia photograph on cardboard. A nice strong image, a few very small brown spots towards edges. Approximately 4-1/4 x 2-1/4 inches. Inscribed, dated and signed on verso by Flint Charles Ranlett Flint (1850 - 1934) was an American business man, best known as the founder of the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company which later became IBM. For his financial dealings he earned the moniker ?Father of Trusts.? He was born in Thomaston, Maine and his father, Benhamin Chapman, had changed the family name to Flint after being adopted by an uncle on his mother?s side. The family moved from Maine to New York where his family ran the family?s mercantile firm Chapman & Flint which had been founded in 1837. In 1868 Charles Flint graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, and in 1871 entered the shipping business as a partner in Gilchrest, Flint & Co., and later W. R. Grace & Co. after a merger. From 1876 to 1879 he served as the Chilean consult at New York City; he also served as consul general to the United States for Nicaragua and Costa Rica. In 1892 he merged several companies to form U. S. Rubber. In 1899 he repeated the same with Adams Chewing Gum, Chiclets, Dentyne, and Beemans to form American Chicle. He was also responsible for the formation of American Woolen in 1899. In 1911 he merged four companies to form the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company. In 1924, the company was re-christened as International Business Machines. Flint served on the board of directors of IBM until 1930 when he retired - wikipedia.

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        Middlemarch. A Study in Provincial Life

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1871-72. 4 volumes, octavo (176 × 113 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, decorative gilt spines, marbled sides, edges and endpapers. Scattered foxing. An attractive set complete with half-titles. First edition of George Eliot's masterpiece and one of the peaks of 19th century literature.

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        The North American Sylva; Or, A Description Of The Forest Trees Of The United States, Canada, And Nova Scotia [together with] Nuttall's Supplement

      Philadelphia: W.M. Rutter, 1871. leather_bound. No Dust Jacket. 184, 180, 180, 207, 215. 27 x 19 cm. 277 colored plates -- 156 hand-colored plates (MIchaux) and 121 lithographic plates with hand-coloring (Nuttall), plus engraved frontispiece of Michaux. The Michaux plates were drawn by the Redoute brothers, and Pancrace Bessa. Originally published 1810-1813, translated into English by Hillhouse, 1817. Reissued in Philadelphia, 1850-1851 with Notes by J.J. Smith. Nuttall's Supplement was issued in 1853. SABIN 48695. "Of the two works united, it is no exaggeration to remark that it is the most complete work of its kind, and is a production of unrivalled beauty, giving descriptions and illustrations of all the forest trees of North America, from the arctic limits of arborescent vegetation to the confines of the tropical circle." NISSEN 1361 & 1458. Index. Raised bands, spine labels lettered in gilt, armorial bookplates of Grenville-Lindall-Winthrop, plates and text clean, hint of toning limited to free endpapers first two vols, one volume nicked at spine head; overall, a lovely fresh set. Contemporary full brown embossed morocco. Aeg. Near fine. 5 vols.

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        Renpo Shiryaku (Renpo¯ shiryaku). ????

      Tokyo.: Mitsukuri Genpo.. Ca. 1871.. Two volumes (folded sheets numbered 1-7,1-47 in volume I; 1-48, 1-2 in volume II) illustrated throughout with woodblock maps including five full page and several handcolored, woodblock illustrations. Traditional Japanese stab binding with yellow embossed paper wrappers, 10 1/4 x 7 inches. Light overall soiling and wear to covers, light dampstain to the lower corner of many pages of Volume II, not very noticeable. Occasional pink spots marking kanji. Overall interior is clean and tight. A good copy of a scarce book, listed on WorldCat in only one North American library (OCLC Number:606374922) where it is listed with a date of 1871. A geography of the United States originally written in Chinese and published in Shanghai in 1861 by an American missionary, E.C. Bridgman. This Japanese edition was published three years later, just 10 years after the signing of the Convention of Kanagawa, opening the Japanese ports of Shimoda and Hakodate to American trade, and four years before the start of the Meiji era saw the rapid "modernisation" of Japan. The publisher, Mitsukuri Genpo (1799-1863), was a noted Japanese scholar of Western science. There are full page (or almost full page) color maps of: the world (Mercator projection); Asia, Europe and Africa; the world (hemispheres); the world (polar projection); the United States. The map of the United States shows the west dominated by Washington Territory, Oregon Territory, California, Utah, New Mexico, with the Gadsden Purchase of 1853. The section on Washington D.C. includes a half page color map of the Washington area. Volume II includes small maps of the states and territories. .

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        Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, Travel & Exploration

      London 346 Strand WC: Horace Cox, 1871 1st ed, VG, 16 plates, 1871. In contemporary green cloth, some small marks, bevelled edges, gilt tooling and titles, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, gilt titles and tooling, edges lightly worn. Internally, green endpapers, hinges strengthened, small bookseller label top fpd, frontis, engraved titlepage, [1], (iv) only, [2], [1], 2-831 pp, [1], [6] adverts,16 plates (B&W includes eng TP), numerous illustrations, printed by Horace Cox. A 2nd ed was published in 1876 with another in 1975. Uncommon. (Allibone 1018. OakKnoll Africana 6061).Baines, artist and explorer, See ODNB.Lord, whose Shifts and Expedients was first published in 1868 in serial form, and lavishly illustrated with woodcuts and text contributions by Thomas Baines and engraved by Butterworth & Heath. The manual provides guides to travelling featuring useful hints & detailed instructions on 'wagons and boats, horses and oxen, tents and firearms, hunting and fishing, observing and collecting, carpentry and metal-working, camping requisites, bush cuisine, medical improvisation, the best ways to cross rivers, to move heavy objects and to build huts.' See ODNB. Fascinating.

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        The North American Sylva; Or, A Description Of The Forest Trees Of The United States, Canada, And Nova Scotia [together with] Nuttall's Supplement

      Philadelphia: W.M. Rutter, 1871. leather_bound. No Dust Jacket. 184, 180, 180, 207, 215. 27 x 19 cm. 277 colored plates -- 156 hand-colored plates (MIchaux) and 121 lithographic plates with hand-coloring (Nuttall), plus engraved frontispiece of Michaux. The Michaux plates were drawn by the Redoute brothers, and Pancrace Bessa. Originally published 1810-1813, translated into English by Hillhouse, 1817. Reissued in Philadelphia, 1850-1851 with Notes by J.J. Smith. Nuttall's Supplement was issued in 1853. SABIN 48695. "Of the two works united, it is no exaggeration to remark that it is the most complete work of its kind, and is a production of unrivalled beauty, giving descriptions and illustrations of all the forest trees of North America, from the arctic limits of arborescent vegetation to the confines of the tropical circle." NISSEN 1361 & 1458. Index. Raised bands, spine labels lettered in gilt, armorial bookplates of Grenville-Lindall-Winthrop, plates and text clean, hint of toning limited to free endpapers first two vols, one volume nicked at spine head; overall, a lovely fresh set. Contemporary full brown embossed morocco. Aeg. Near fine. 5 vols.

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        Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, Travel & Exploration

      London 346 Strand WC: Horace Cox, 1871 1st ed, VG, 16 plates. In contemporary green cloth, some small marks, bevelled edges, gilt tooling and titles, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, gilt titles and tooling, edges lightly worn. Internally, green endpapers, hinges strengthened, small bookseller label top fpd, frontis, engraved titlepage, [1], (iv) only, [2], [1], 2-831 pp, [1], [6] adverts,16 plates (B&W includes eng TP), numerous illustrations, printed by Horace Cox. A 2nd ed was published in 1876 with another in 1975. Uncommon. (Allibone 1018. OakKnoll Africana 6061).Baines, artist and explorer, See ODNB.Lord, whose Shifts and Expedients was first published in 1868 in serial form, and lavishly illustrated with woodcuts and text contributions by Thomas Baines and engraved by Butterworth & Heath. The manual provides guides to travelling featuring useful hints & detailed instructions on 'wagons and boats, horses and oxen, tents and firearms, hunting and fishing, observing and collecting, carpentry and metal-working, camping requisites, bush cuisine, medical improvisation, the best ways to cross rivers, to move heavy objects and to build huts.' See ODNB. Fascinating.

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        Derniers Jours de Campagne & Captivité d'un Volontaire de Cathelineau

      Nontron: Imprimerie de T. Ravnaud 1871 - First Edition. Octavo. 78pp. A.e.g. Silk ribbon. INSCRIBED by the author to his cousin and dated in the year of publication. With a small albumen print of a soldier crouched behind a bush. OCLC locates a single copy at the BNF. A touch of light foxing to the rear endpaper, else a fine copy in gilt-stamped and tooled full morocco. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance

      New York: Sheldon & Company. (1871). First. First edition, first issue terracotta cloth, first state of the title page without advertisement on verso. Also issued in wrappers, no priority. Faint, faded remnants of a contemporary owner name, slight nicking to the extremities of the thin spine, a very good plus copy. .

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        First annual message of Governor Giddings, to the Legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico. December, 1871

      A.P. Sullivan, Public Printer, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A. 1871 - This pamphlet is missing the pages two through 14, but the title page is still present. It contains all of the pages from 15-54. There are notations in the text that look to me like proofreader's corrections, so this could have been a working copy. The front panel of the book has been archivally repaired from the obverse and shows okay. The remaining pages are in decent condition. Obviously a scarce, early document of The Territory of New Mexico. This was published 41 years prior to New Mexico becoming a state. Desirable even with the missing leaves. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Je ein eigenhändiges Albumblatt m. Unterschrift aus demselben Album. O.O.u.D. (nach 1871) 2 S. quer-8vo.

      . . Zwei Gothe-Zitate: Friedrich III. als Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm: "Jedem redlichen Bemühn/ Sei Beharrlichkeit verliehn". Victoria: "Wenn der schwer Gedrückte klagt,/ Hülfe, Hoffnung sei versagt,/ bleibet heilsam fort u. fort/ Immer noch ein freundlich Wort!" . - Leimspuren verso.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("F. Liszt").

      Pest, 10. I. 1871.. 1¾ SS. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ihre freundliche Sendung ist vor ein paar Tagen - sehr passend - hier angelangt. Wir hatten Sonntags ein nationales Hausfest wobei der vorzügliche Mosel mousseux brausenden Beifall fand. Einer der glänzendsten Amphytrions Ungarns, Graf Karatsonyi, bestellte des gleichen Nectars, den wir nüchtern, unter competenten Kennern und Feinschmeckern, mit vollster Aufmerksamkeit geniessen wollten [...]".

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U.

      Breslau, 24. X. 1871.. 1 S. Qu.-Folio.. Schönes, großformatiges Widmungsblatt, bezeichnet "Etendue du Violon" ("Allegro"): vier Takte für den Breslauer Landschaftsmaler und Hofphotographen Robert Weigelt (1815-79). - Camillo Sivori wurde von Paganini als sein einziger Schüler anerkannt (er unterrichtete ihn in den Jahren 1822 und 1823). Von seinem 10. Lebensjahr an unternahm er fast ununterbrochen ausgedehnte Konzerttourneen in der Schweiz, Deutschland, Österreich, Portugal und Spanien, in die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika, Mexiko und verschiedene Südamerikanische Staaten. Sivori lebte viele Jahre in Paris und pflegte dort rege Kontakte mit Verdi, Rossini, Cherubini und Liszt.

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        Le père Duchêne, collection complète du N°1 au N°68

      First Edition of the most violent bi-weekly pamphlet published by the City of Paris under the aegis of Eugene Vermersch Maxime Vuillaume and Alphonse Humbert. Bound in half navy morocco, spine with five nerves with small traces of minor friction, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head. Well nice full copy of the 68 issues published and the "Testament of Duchene" in-fine. Imprimerie Sornet Paris 17 Ventôse-3 Prairial de l'an 79 (1871)relié

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        Lettres à un absent

      Edition running on paper, it was shot in China and 5 major papers. Bound in half morocco chocolate grief, back with five nerves decorated double gilded boxes enriched their centers golden figure Sarcey, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author to his friend (Frantz) Sarcey. A discrete annotation pen at the top of the title page probably from the hand of dedicatee, nice copy. Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1871 11x18cm relié

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.("Ad. Glaßbrenner").

      Berlin, 18. Dezember 1871.. 2½ SS. Gr.-8vo.. Als Redakteur der "Berliner Montags-Zeitung" (Briefkopf) an Hermann Kletke, Schriftsteller und Chefredakteur der "Vossischen Zeitung" in Berlin. Empfiehlt ein Gedicht von Friedrich Bodenstedt an Glaßbrenner, das in der "Montagszeitung" erscheine, auch zur Aufnahme in die "Vossische Zeitung". "[...] Jedenfalls würden Sie mich dadurch auf's Neue verpflichten und der Mont. Z. nützen. Geben Sie mir recht bald Gelegenheit, mich erkenntlich zu zeigen; ich sehne mich danach [...] Es freut mich von ganzem Herzen, daß es unserm Süßmann, diesem überaus braven Menschen und geistvollen Schriftsteller, besser geht. Sobald er ganz hergestellt ist, möchte ich seine Genesung unter uns - Sie sind wohl so gut, dabei zu sein - und einigen andern Aehnlichen in einer ächt-gemüthlichen, christlich-germanischen Kneiperei feiern. Aber das ist nicht etwa captatio benevolentiae [...] Ich soll Sie und Ihre verehrte Frau Gemahlin im Namen des Vereins der Freimüthigen' herzlichst zur 25jährigen Stiftungs- und Sylvesterfeier desselben einladen [...]".

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        Grund Von St. Petersburg und den Nachsten Umgebungen

      Austria 1871 - A charming city plan of 19th century St. Petersburg all within a rather decorative boarder., Size : 410x495 (mm), 16.125x19.5 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, folding map mounted onoriginal canvas. Folded into four sections.

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        INMATE ADMISSIONS LEDGER, MANCHESTER GAOL [BELLE VUE] June 1871-April 1872

      Original Manuscript. 1871 - 1872. Folio. Calf bound handwritten ledger containing 6500 names, descriptions (distinguishing features such as scarring and tattoos), personal details (marital status, number of children), crimes and sentences of all prisoners admitted to Belle Vue prison, Manchester between June 1871 and April 1872. Mostly petty criminals and repeat offenders with sentences of up to 6 months hard labour. The more serious cases, of which there are many, are housed only during trial, being transferred after sentencing to other jails (the sentences recorded). The external condition of the ledger is poor, the calf flaking at the edges, the top layer of the spine is missing but the binding remains intact. The contents are in excellent condition and complete with only a couple of small chips to the page edge of one page, and a few finger marks throughout. The ledger appears to have been completed in the same hand for every entry. A fascinating piece of social history. Almost one tenth of the population of Manchester in 1871 was Irish, largely made up of people fleeing starvation on the west coast of Ireland in the Potato Famine of the 1840s and 50s. Many sought jobs as labourers in Manchester's industries; construction of roads, canals, buildings. Prepared to work for lower wages than local labourers and prepared to break strikes, the Irish provoked hostility among their new neighbours and lived, often in squalid conditions, in Irish enclaves of the city. Displaced from home, often unused to urban environments and competing for work, many of the Irish migrants turned to crime, violence, prostitution and alcohol. The ledger shows an extraordinarily high proportion of Irish-born inmates, testament to the numbers still resident in Manchester and still living in poverty twenty years after the worst of the famine was over. The ledger also tells other stories; comparable numbers of female inmates to male, and not insignificant numbers of children.

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        Locomotive Engineering, and the Mechanism of Railways: a Treatise on the Principles and Constuction of the Locomotive Engine, Railway Carriages, and Railway Plant, with Examples, 2 Volumes

      , London and Glasgow: Published by William Collins, , 1871 , 2 uniform volumes, volume I [xiv] 320 with 240 in text woodcut illustrations, volume II with just 64 large plates

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        Poems

      Boston - James R. Osgood and Company, 1871 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this intriguing poetical work by the American author Francis Bret Harte. Bound in greencloth with gilt lettering. Condition: The binding is generallytight and firm with some cords exposed. There is some slight wear externally including bumping and sunning to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean with some browning and occasional spotting. There is light foxing to thefirst andlast few pages. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Les Arts au Moyen Age et a l'?poque de La Renaissance

      73 - Paris - Librairie de Firmin Didot Frres, Fils et Cie, 1871 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Two bright volumes from Paul Lacroix's vastly comprehensive and beautifully illustratedLe Moyen Age et La Renaissance. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering. Vie Militaire et Religieuse is a First Edition. Les Arts Au Moyen Age has 19 chromolithographs and over 400 illustrations. Vie Militaire et Religieuse has 14 chromolithographs and over 400 illustrations. There are'Percival Pearse' booksellers labels on the front endpapers of both volumes. Paul Lacroix, 1806 1884, was a French author and journalist. Lacroix was an extremely prolific and varied writer. Over twenty historical romances alone came from his pen, and he also wrote a variety of serious historical works, including a history of Napoleon III, and the life and times of the Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. He is best known under his pseudonym of P. L. Jacob, bibliophile, or Bibliophile Jacob, suggested by the constant interest he took in public libraries and books generally. Lacroixwas the author of Le moyen ge et la renaissance, a standard work on the manners, customs and dress of those times, the chief merit of which lies in the great number of illustrations it contains. He also wrote many monographs on phases of the history of culture, including Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period. His works on bibliography were also extremely numerous. In 1885 he was appointed librarian of the Arsenal Library, Paris. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front outer hinge of Vie Militaire is split and thefront inner hingehas failed. There is a chance the front board could detach in the post, even after careful packaging. There is some wear to the extremities, including some bumping and rubbing, with slight discolouration to the boards. There are ink numbers on the spine of Vie Militaire. Internally the pages are bright withthe occasionalscattered spotting. There is a 'Percival Pearse' ink stamp ona front endpaper. Overall the condition of Les Arts au Moyen Age is very good. The condition of Vie Militaire is good, with a very good interior..

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        A Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls, in which their importance is considered, and plain rules are exhibited for ascertaining the value of both; and the true method of manufacturing Diamonds.

      Fourth edition. London, W.L. Molyneaux, 1871. 8vo. pp. xxiii, 96, with 30 plates and tables. Publisher's gilt cloth. The first edition was published in 1750 and was the first book in English to describe how diamonds and pearls can be evaluated on the basis of the factors of size (or weight) and style of cut. Thomas Weeks Holmes preface: 'This treatise ... has been re-printed in its entirety ... exactly the same as the original edition. The lapse of time led to many changes in prices, &c., thereby necessitating careful revision; and emendations, to suit the present value of Diamonds, have been given at the foot of the pages, so that the past may readily be contrasted with the present". "The prices mentionned are footnoted, along with numerous other remarks, but the figures in the tables are not changed. Holmes was editor of the 'Goldschmith' magazine and his comments are valuable" (Sinkankas).//Sinkanskas, Gemology, an annotated bibliography, 3202.

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        A History of the Birds of Europe. 8 volume set

      London The Author 1871. VG : in very good condition without dust jackets as issued. Spines faded to brown. Occasional light foxing. Faint offsetting to a few plates First Edition Green hardback tooled half-leather cover with marbled boards 320mm x 250mm (13" x 10"). xlvi, 102pp; 644pp; 620pp; 632pp; 668pp; 708pp; 660pp; 666pp + indexes and plates. 631 hand-coloured plates by J G Keulemans + 2 b/w plates. 8 volumes set, published 1871 - 1881. Later supplement (volume IX, 1895) not present. Lithographs by Hanhart.

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        The Red-Cross Alliance at Sea. With two Engravings. Mit 1 Litographie in Frontispiz u. gefalt. Tafel mit dem Schiff-Durchschnitt. Handschriftliche Verfasserswidmung zu damaligen Kriegsminister auf Vorsatz.

      Hague: Martinus Nijhoff 1871 - OLWd., 95 S., 8°. Einband etwas berieben u. wenig gelockert. Mehrfach gestempelt u. mit blauen Bunstiftanmerkungen auf Vorsatz versehen. Titelblatt gefaltet (geknickt); Tafel auf Kleberrand gering eingerissen, sonst in gutem Zustand. Sehr selten. * Our books are stored in a warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA LEGGENDA DELLA REINA ROSANA E DI ROSANA SUA FIGLIOLA.

      pei Tipi di Francesco Vigo 1871 Cm.27,8x19. Pg.6,74. Legatura assai bella in piena pergamena coeva, con impressioni al piatto anteriore, doppia bordura in oro e rosso ai piatti, tasselli in pelle con titoli e fregi ornamentali in oro al dorso. Fogli di guardia marmorizzati. Ottimo esemplare, ad amplissimi margini. Il testo si apre con una "Avvertenza" di Alessandro D'Ancona. Con 14 figure e iniziali figurate, appositamente disegnate da Enrico Ferrari ed incise da Francesco Ratti, ambedue bolognesi. Si tratta del secondo volume della "Raccolta di scritti inediti o rari" dei primi secoli della lingua italiana, pubblicati dal Vigo a mo' di strenna. "Edizione di soli 153 esemplari, dei quali 140 in carta a mano di Fabriano, dieci in carta reale a mano inglese, e tre in pergamena. I soli esemplari destinati ai sottoscrittori sono numerati progressivamente, e ciascuno di essi porta il nome del sottoscrittore". Il nostro esemplare porta il n°57, ed è uno degli "esemplari in carta a mano inglese, impresso per la collezione del Tipografo - Editore". Splendido esempio di editoria artistica ottocentesca. Si tratta della ristampa di un interessante romanzo popolare trecentesco, tratto da un Codice Palatino - Panciatichiano di n°75, raffrontato con uno Magliabechiano (IV, 105), che intreccia avventura cavalleresca, racconto erotico e tema religioso in un notevole esempio di lingua volgare.

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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. Mounted photographic portrait frontispiece. A little rubbed, lower fore-corner showing mild signs of damp, hinges starting, half-title browned, else very good. 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.

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        Notes on the natural history of the Strait of Magellan and West coast of Patagonia made during the voyage of HMS "Nassau" in the years 1866, 67, 68, & 69 / by Robert O. Cunningham

      Edinburgh : Edmonston & Douglas, 1871, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy with decorated endpapers in the original gilt-blocked, blind-tooled green cloth. Professionally rebacked with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Corners slightly bumped and worn. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong with minor library marks to half-title page. Folded map has previous owner's minor tape repair marks. Further scans available upon request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 517 pages; Physical description. : xvi, 517 p. , 20 leaves of plates : ill. (col. ), frontis. Tissue guard (col. ), fold. Map (col. ). ; 21 cm. Subject: Natural history - Magellan, Strait of (Chile and Argentina) Natural history - Patagonia.

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        The Works of Thomas de Quincey, "The English Opium Eater," Including All His Contributions to Periodical Literature, Third Edition, in Sixteen Volumes (Complete 16 volume set)

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black. 1871. Third edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Sixteen volume complete set, third edition from 1871 (volumes dated individually), hardcovers with uniformly bound half-crushed morocco and green cloth boards, small octavos (4 3/4 x 7 3/16"), varying paginations, eleven of the sixteen volumes illustrated with b&w engraved frontispieces and plates. Set in VG+ condition with mild edgewear and bumps to corners and spine ends, general mild shelfwear to boards, spines bright with five raised bands and gilt decoration, red and green leather title bands on spines, gilt tooling to boards, bindings tight, handsome marbled endpapers and edges of text blocks, texts clean and unmarked with mild toning throughout, mild toning to top edges of text blocks. Individual volume stats: Volume one--Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, 1862, 290pp.; Volume two--Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets: Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Southey, 1863, 244pp.; Volume three--Last Days of Immanuel Kant and Other Writings, 1863, 342pp.; Volume four--The English Mail Coach and Other Writings, 1862, 352pp.; Volume five--Dr. Samuel Parr, or Whiggism in Its Relations to Literature and Other Writings, 1862, 395pp.; Volume six--Richard Bentley and Other Writings, 1863, 333pp.; Volume seven--Protestantism and Other Essays, 1862, 352pp.; Volume eight-- Leaders in Literature With a Notice of Traditional Errors Affecting Them, 1862, 332pp.; Volume nine--The Caesars and Other Papers, 1862, 310pp.; Volume ten--Style and Rhetoric and Other Papers, 1862, 326pp.; Volume eleven--Coleridge and Opium-Eating and Other Writings, 1863, 333pp.; Volume twelve--Speculations Literary and Philosophic, 1863, 303pp.; Volume thirteen--The Art of Conversation and Other Papers, 1863, 332pp.; Volume fourteen--Autobiographic Sketches 1790-1803, 1863, 467pp.; Volume fifteen--Biographies of Shakspeare (Shakespeare), Pope, Goethe, and Schiller and On the Political Parties of Modern England, 1863, 330pp.; and Volume sixteen--Suspiria de Profundis: Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Miscellaneous Writings, 1871, 580pp. THIS LARGE SET WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING FEES.

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        Eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift.

      Graz, 13. IV. 1871.. 3 1/2 S., 8°.. [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - "[...] 1855 wurde er Berater des neuen Marinekommandanten Erzherzog Ferdinand Max. Ab 1854 war er Linienschiffskapitän und Kommandant der Fregatte Venus. Bald darauf konnte er seinen fortschrittsbegeisterten Herrn für den Plan einer Weltumseglung gewinnen, mit deren Planung er 1856 betraut wurde. Als Commodore der Fregatte Novara befehligte er persönlich die Expedition, die vom 30. April 1857 bis 26. August 1859 dauerte. Zahlreiche Forschungsergebnisse, reiche Sammlungen für entstehende Wiener Museen und hohes Ansehen für die kaiserliche Marine waren die wichtigsten Ergebnisse dieser Weltumseglung (der zweiten unter österreichischer Flagge). Er konnte aufgrund seiner wissenschaftlichen Kenntnisse alle ozeanographischen, hydrographischen und meteorologischen Beobachtungen selbst vornehmen. Für seine wissenschaftlichen Leistungen wurde er u.a. 1863 als Ehrenmitglied in die Kgl. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften aufgenommen" (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Gefaltet. -

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        The Works of Thomas de Quincey, "The English Opium Eater," Including All His Contributions to Periodical Literature, Third Edition, in Sixteen Volumes (Complete 16 volume set)

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black. 1871. Third edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Sixteen volume complete set, third edition from 1871 (volumes dated individually), hardcovers with uniformly bound half-crushed morocco and green cloth boards, small octavos (4 3/4 x 7 3/16"), varying paginations, eleven of the sixteen volumes illustrated with b&w engraved frontispieces and plates. Set in VG+ condition with mild edgewear and bumps to corners and spine ends, general mild shelfwear to boards, spines bright with five raised bands and gilt decoration, red and green leather title bands on spines, gilt tooling to boards, bindings tight, handsome marbled endpapers and edges of text blocks, texts clean and unmarked with mild toning throughout, mild toning to top edges of text blocks. Individual volume stats: Volume one--Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, 1862, 290pp.; Volume two--Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets: Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Southey, 1863, 244pp.; Volume three--Last Days of Immanuel Kant and Other Writings, 1863, 342pp.; Volume four--The English Mail Coach and Other Writings, 1862, 352pp.; Volume five--Dr. Samuel Parr, or Whiggism in Its Relations to Literature and Other Writings, 1862, 395pp.; Volume six--Richard Bentley and Other Writings, 1863, 333pp.; Volume seven--Protestantism and Other Essays, 1862, 352pp.; Volume eight-- Leaders in Literature With a Notice of Traditional Errors Affecting Them, 1862, 332pp.; Volume nine--The Caesars and Other Papers, 1862, 310pp.; Volume ten--Style and Rhetoric and Other Papers, 1862, 326pp.; Volume eleven--Coleridge and Opium-Eating and Other Writings, 1863, 333pp.; Volume twelve--Speculations Literary and Philosophic, 1863, 303pp.; Volume thirteen--The Art of Conversation and Other Papers, 1863, 332pp.; Volume fourteen--Autobiographic Sketches 1790-1803, 1863, 467pp.; Volume fifteen--Biographies of Shakspeare (Shakespeare), Pope, Goethe, and Schiller and On the Political Parties of Modern England, 1863, 330pp.; and Volume sixteen--Suspiria de Profundis: Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Miscellaneous Writings, 1871, 580pp. THIS LARGE SET WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING FEES.

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        KANSAS, HER RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENTS; OR, THE KANSAS PILOT GIVING A DIRECT ROAD TO HOMES FOR EVERYBODY, ALSO THE EFFECT OF LATITUDES ON LIFE LOCATIONS, WITH IMPORTANT FACTS FOR ALL EUROPEAN EMIGRANTS

      Robert Clarke & Co., 1871., 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.

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        Der Golf von Buccari-Porto Re. Bilder und Skizzen. Inscribed By the Author.

      Mercy 1871. PP frontis, viii; 125; + plates & Maps. Illustrated with Coloured lithograph Frontis, 30 Plates, 14 Plans, 22 Illustrations, + Two linen backed and folding Coloured lithograph Maps loose at the back, as issued. Inscribed to front free endpaper: to Sir .... the author. BINDING: Original highly decorative and gilt covers. CONDITION: Spine slightly faded, a very small library stamp to front pastedown and verso of title page only, occasional foxing- a little heavy in places; the plain paper folder at the back is torn with loss. A VERY GOOD AND ATTRACTIVE COPY.

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        Essai de Commentaire des Fragments Cosmogoniques de Bérose : d'après les Textes cunéiformes et les Monuments de l'art Asiatique

      Paris: Maisonneuve et Ce.. Very Good. 1871. Hardcover. Number 102 of only 200 copies. Bibliographic note to front fly. Quarter cloth to marbled boards. A nice, clean, tight copy. ; 8vo ; 576 pages .

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        FERIAS- EXPOSICIONES DE BARCELONA MERCED 1871.

      1871 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Localidad: Barcelona. Tamaño del cartel: 70 x 200

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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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        PHEASANT FROM TIBET, Polyplectron thibetanum, magnificent hand-colored lithograph (23.5 x 18.75 inches).

      1871 - From: Elliot, D.G. - Monograph of Phasianidae or family of Pheasants, 1871, volume 1, plate no. 6.

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        Monograph of the Fossil Mammalia of the Mesozoic Formations

      (London): Palaeontographical Society, 1871. vi; 115 pages. 4 lithograph plates each with accompanying letterpress description, illustrations in text. Some page edges uncut, couple of pages lightly creased. Professionally rebound in dark green half morocco with matching cloth sides. Sir Richard Owen was a controversial English biologist, anatomist, and paleontologist, who rejected Darwin's theory of evolution. He wrote an important general account of the Mesozoic land-reptiles. His History of British Fossil Mammals and Birds, was followed by many later memoirs, notably this his Monograph of the Fossil Mammalia of the Mesozoic Formations. An excellent copy of this important monongraph. Near Fine. 4to.

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        Hereditary Genius

      D. APPLETON & CO, NEW YORK 1871 - Text Pristine condition spine slightly darkened impressed pinwheels inside corners. General shelf wear, slightly age-toned spine & pages, rubbed extremities, small bookplate on inner front board, good, clean and unmarked. Also, has fold out charts DATE PUBLISHED: 1871 EDITION: 390 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Works of Fancy and Imagination

      London: Strahan and Co., 1871., 1871. 10 volumes; 16mo. In fine publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines; elaborate gilt panelling to upper boards, blind stamped on rear covers; brown end papers; all edges gilt. Extremities very lightly rubbed; owner's inscription to half title of volume I. An unusualy bright and complete set of the First Collected Edition. Shaberman 44.

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