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        RESOURCES OF KANSAS. FIFTEEN YEARS EXPERIENCE.

      Topeka: Published by the author, 1871. - First edition. 16mo. Original maroon cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on front panel, vii, 8 - 287 [1] pp., frontis. [State Capitol], preface, illustrated, map, index. The purpose of this book is to provide people, who are considering a move to Kansas, with answers to questions they may have about the region. Much information is provided on state boundaries and area, rivers, topography, soil, climate, rainfall, water, timber, prairie grass, roads, wind and windmills, geology, coal, metals, churches, cities, towns, cattle ranching, sheep, farming, fruit growing, schools, taxes, survey of government lands, acquiring title to government lands, railroads, towns served by railroads, and much more. Herd 1110 says "Scarce." The map is a new map of Kansas and unfolds to 13 1/2" x 25" and is titled "New Map of Kansas To Accompany Hutchinson's RESOURCES OF KANSAS. The map has been compiled from actual survey and other reliable data and has been drawn with great care, and everything upon it is from official sources excepting the proposed railroad lines. Drawn by Wm. B. Covel, Print Draughtsman, U. S. Surveyor General Office, Lawrence, Kansas. The map is in fine condition. Non-authorial penciled presentation on front fly leaf, cloth covers a bit faded, and minor light foxing to the fore-edges, else text is clean, bright, and tight in near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report on the Fabrication of Iron for Defensive Purchases and Its uses in Modern Fortifications especially in Works of Coast Defense

      GPO, Washington, DC. 1871 - MAGNIFICENT PLATES. Original dark brown half calf with brown cloth boards marbled endpapers & pastedowns.Half title"Professional papers of the Corps of Enginners of the United States Army." Some mild scuffing & bumping. Five raised bands to the spine with title in gilt to one of the panels. Some scattered foxing. Heavier foxing to the prelims. Appendices. A few of the pages have a blue stamp with the name "A.N. Damnrell Captain of Engrs. U.S.A New Orleans LA. March 20, 1872". Capt. Damrell is listed in rhe American Engineering Register(1885). In this report A.A. Humphreys,Brigadier General and Chief of Engineers compiled information to be presented to the Secretary of War William W.Belknap. Studies were done on fortifications in Europe to learn what could be done to increase the security of fortification and defensive weaponary in the United States.The report is illustrated with 37 drawings and plates. Line drawings and beautiful lithographs which rival photography. Of the 37 plates 9 plates are on thick paper Of the nine plates 5 are folding. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. In Two Volumes (2 volume set)

      D. Appleton & Co, 1871-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 volume set. 1st American ed. Publisher's orange cloth. Hardcover. Clean, unmarked pages. vi, 409; v, 436. + ad for the Origin of the Species in the rear and blank end pages. Blind stamp on fep. Solid bindings. Vol. 1 spine edge has a restored frayed edge. Small chip missing from head of vol. 1 spine. "The book, in its first edition, contains two parts, the descent of man itself, and selection in relation to sex. The word 'evolution' occurs, for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume of the first edition, that is to say before its appearance in the sixth edition of The Origin of Species in the following year. The last chapter is about sexual selection in relation to man, and it ends with the famous peroration about man's lowly origin, the wording of which differs slightly in the first edition from that which is usually quoted" (Freeman, p. 129). Freeman 941. Garrison-Morton 170. A monumental work in the history of biology and human thought.

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        ART OF PRINTING.|THE

      London, England: by the author, 1871. original limp cloth. 12mo. original limp cloth. viii, 9-63+(1) pages. Third edition. First published in 1864. Second edition in Bigmore and Wyman 52. Engraved frontispiece, introduction. A guide to printing for the neophyte or amateur. Includes the historical background to printing in England, facts about types, composing and proof reading, imposing, printing presses and their operation, and type specimens. The author also published works on lithography and monograms, and produced printing equipmant. Advertisement follow text. Covers sunned at edges. Scarce and important book. Front inside hinge cracked.

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        Beeton's Great Book of Poetry: From Caedmon and King Alfred's Boethius to Browning and Tennyson Volume 1-2

      WARD, LOCK & TYLER WARWICK, LONDON 1871 - 2 volumes raised ribbed raised spine 3/4 red leather spine & corners brown speckeled boards, red speckled endpapers. Title gilted on the spine. General wear and rubbed cover. Bookplate on the book. Underlines and writings in couple of the pages. no pagination; **note: multiple volumes heavyweight additional shipping required 6lbs DATE PUBLISHED: 1871 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera ad parisiensem fabrotianam editionem diligentissime exacta auctiora atque emendatiora in tomos X distibuta. Editio altera pratensis.

      Prati, Ex. Giachetti - Pomba, 1859/1871 - 9 volumi In-8, mezza pelle con titolo in oro. Insignificante menda ad un piatto, usuale brunitura al tomo 8. Opera completa in nove volumi, il nono è l'indice. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter to Elliot Brothers

      1871. Very Good. <p>Jacobi, Moritz Hermann von (1801-74). A.L. to Elliot Brothers. St. Petersburg, "8/20 July," 1871. 1 page plus integral blank leaf. 129 x 101 mm. Remains of mounting present. Provenance: Latimer Clark.</p><p>Jacobi, a German-born physicist, spent most of his career at the Imperial Academy of Sciences at St. Petersburg, where he performed researches on electricity and its applications. He built one of the first practical electric motors in 1834, and in 1839 invented an electromagnetic telegraph similar to Morse&#39;s first receiver. The above letter is a letter of introduction for a Professor Vladimirski of Moscow, "president of the section for practical Natural-Philosophy, of the great polytechnic and exhibition which will be opened next year [1872] . . . in remembrance of the 200th anniversary of the birth-day of Peter the Grand." Origins of Cyberspace 165.</p>

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        Richard Wagner's Lehr- und Wanderjahre. Autobiographisches.,

      Leipzig, Franz Wagner, 1871. - Sehr seltene erste Separatausgabe dieser autobiographischen Skizze Richard Wagners, die zuerst 1843 in einer Zeitschrift veröffentlicht worden war. - &#132;Dieser Abdruck aus der &#130;Zeitung für die elegante Welt&#145;, dessen Herausgabe ein Mißverständniß zu Grunde lag, wurde vom Verleger nach wenigen Tagen wieder zurückgezogen" (Oesterlein I, S. 34, Anm. 6). - Die vorliegenden Aufzeichnungen reichen bis zur Rückkehr aus Paris im April 1842 und enden: &#132;[.] zum ersten Male sah ich den Rhein, - mit hellen Thränen im Auge schwur ich armer Künstler meinem Deutschen Vaterlande ewige Treue". - Schwach gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. - Oesterlein 28; Borst 3134; Wilpert/G. 31. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 350 8°. 30 S., 1 Bl., Mod. marmor. Ppbd. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pike County Ballads

      Boston:: James R. Osgood,. 1871.. First edition, binding B (no priority). Sml. 8vo, 167pp. Original green gilt cloth, slt. speckled on spine, slt. rubbed head and tail of spine, o/w good tight copy. With a Jan 1872 ownership inscription. A collection of humorous poems by President Lincoln&#39;s former secretary, including his two most famous verses, `Jim Bludso,&#39; and `Little Breeches." BAL 7740.

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        Malbone: An Oldport Romance

      Boston. Fields, Osgood, & Company 1871 - 8vo., orange cloth stamped in gilt and blind; rebacked, with new endpapers. Second edition. A presentation copy, inscribed by Higginson to Samuel Longfellow: "S. L. from T. W. H., September 1, 1876, library," on the front free endpaper; below the inscription in a portrait photograph of Higginson, measuring 2 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches ------ The recipient, Samuel Longfellow (1819&#150;1892), the younger brother of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, attended Harvard College and Harvard Divinity School with Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Samuel Johnson. The Unitarian preacher Longfellow, a second-generation transcendentalist, Longfellow served as pastor in Fall River, Massachusetts, Brooklyn, New York, and Germantown, Pennsylvania. A meaningful association copy [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An Appeal to Humanity.

      - Broadside. 4to (9½" X 12"). Near fine. Faintly age toned and with just the slightest bit of edgewear. Puerto Plata (also spelled Porto Plata) is the capital city of a province bearing the same name on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, and on the night of August 21, 1871, a fire engulfed that city's commercial district, crippling this remote district. On this occasion the province's governor, RAMON D. PACHECO, and the president of its Ayuntamiento (municipality council), FEDERICO M. LEYBA, signed (in type) this broadside, which consists of two side-by-side columns in English. In highly flowery language and twisted grammar, Pacheco and Leyba describe the fire and what it did to their city and its residents. In part: "Forty six buildings which encircled the only and most valuable, that held the greatest credit, that represented the complement of the towns welfare, the support of the majority of the population and, in short, were the prop of the Government, the guarantee of wealth, the fountain of labor, the stability of the present and rich signification of the future, have, in three hours, been converted into smoking ruins; horrible tomb of so many lives that moments before were agitating with overflow of stamina." They plead for help from the international community: "Porto Plata knows that its appeal will be heeded and therefore does not falter but addresses readily all nations, brothers in sufferings; all peoples, sympathizers with distress; all the powerful, compassionate to misfortune, in search of the help it requires, to even prove after, that if it knows to beg, it also will know to fulfil and guard, in each bosom of its children, altars of lasting gratitude. For this end it directs its wailings to the representatives of the Republic." Dated "Porto-Plata, August 23d 1871." At the bottom, between Pacheco and Leyba's bold typeface names, appears the large (2" diameter) official circular blind-embossed imprint of the Ayuntamiento of Puerto Plata. On the verso of this intriguing broadside appear four dockets -- seals and notarizing signatures from four consulates testifying to the truth of the devastation described in the broadside. "This is to certify," pens the first docket, "that the foregoing is a correct statement, and that Ramon D. Pacheco is Governor of this district and Federico M Leyba President of the Town Council. Porta Plata, August 25h, 1871. Theodore Farrington B.V. Consul." Alongside this is the circular blind-embossed seal of the British Vice Consul of Porto Plata. Below this appears the circular blind-embossed seal of the U.S. Commercial Agency of Puerto Plata, with the illegible signature of that official (plus title "U.S. V.C. Agt"); below that the circular blue inkstamped seal of the North German Consulate in Porto Plata and the illegible signature and title of that official; below that the circular blind-embossed seal of the Danish Consul at Puerto de Plata and the signature of G.L.H. Zeller with title; and below that the signature of "Charles Albert Neumann / Consul for Austria=Hungaria," who also pens "consular Seal" in lieu of a missing official Austro-Hungarian consular seal; and in a second column at right the illegible signature and rank of the French vice consul, who also pens "Consular Seal" in lieu of a missing official French consular seal. A provocative and rare broadside, uniquely docketed by six diplomatic officials on the verso. Ironically, that other great fire of 1871 would take place about one and a half months after this: the great Chicago fire of 1871, which caused far greater destruction and got far greater press attention. Accompanying this broadside is a 1930s vintage printed manila folder from pioneering Midwest autograph dealer Forest H. Sweet ("American Historical Material / Battle Creek, Michigan"), with his early catalogue description of this item affixed at center. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Annals of Rural Bengal in 3 Volumes; Being the Annals of Rural Bengal ; and Orissa in 2 Volumes

      Smith Elder & Co, London - The Annals of Rural Bengal in 3 volumes. Volume 1 being "The Ethical Frontier of Lower Bengal with the Ancient Principalities of Beerbhoom and Bishenpore" published in 1871 (fourth edition); Volumes 2 and 3 are "Orissa or the Vicissitudes of an Indian Province Under native and British Rule" published in 1872 (first edition). Nice set in maroon cloth with gilt titles on fronts and faded spines. Usual library markings on all volumes. Vol 1 has front e/p missing and there is some damage to the external spine ends and edges. Vol 2 has tatty spine ends. Map is present in rear pocket and there is a coloured frontis. Vol 3 also has tatty spine ends. There is some foxing in all volumes. Rare as a set. Check postage with bookseller as this is heavier than quoted postage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [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."

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        A Fasciculus of the Birds of China

      1871 Folio. Pp. 8 + 12 hand-coloured plates. Quarter light calf, gilt title, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers. The edges of the title page are a little discoloured and there is a crease in the top corner and two small closed tears which have been professionally repaired. The plates are fine, beautifully coloured and have only the occasional small spot. They were drawn and lithographed by William Swainson and were originally intended for Gray&#39;s brother, Dr. J.E. Gray, to form part of a series of figures of Chinese birds which was never completed. Images available.

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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. Oval Woodburytype portrait frontispiece, 2 mounted Woodburytypes. Spine sunned, slightly rubbed, prelims foxing, else a very good copy. 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&#39;s own journal of the Baltic Expedition and the Battle of Copenhagen, where he "was himself on Nelson&#39;s flagship and wrote what was regarded as the best account of the battle"(ODNB); his correspondence with Nelson, 1801&#150;05 (Stewart&#39;s son was named Horatio at Nelson&#39;s request, and Nelson recommended Stewart to St. Vincent as "the rising hope of our Army"); and with Wellington, 1810&#150;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).

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        Sammelband Kneipzeitungen. Betitelt "Kneip-Zeitung Der Bier" bzw. "Illustrierte Kneipzietung".

      Wien, -, 1871 - 1872.. Pag. [ca. 70 S.] Priv. Hlwd. der Zeit.. Mit zahlreichen Karikaturen, Federzeichnungen und (seltener) monochromer Aquarelle. - Priv. Widm. a. V., fleckig, Randläsuren alt kaschiert (wohl um 1920), Ebd. berieben u. etw. bestossen, Gbrsp.

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        Bataille de Dorking, Invasion des Prussiens en Angleterre

      Paris: Henri Plon, 1871. Duodecimo, a neat copy in quarter red-brown morocco. Early French edition of Chesney&#39;s electrifying tale of the German invasion of England. Its depiction of the humiliation of the English in battle, but also the crushing despair of life under German rule, positions this work as one of the most important precursors to the dystopias of the twentieth century. Sir George Tomkyns Chesney (who founded the Royal Indian Civil Engineering College at Staines, later General Sir George Chesney and subsequently MP for Oxford) first published this short story in Blackwood&#39;s Magazine for May 1871. It quickly ran to many editions and commentaries on both sides of the Atlantic. Its basic premise is that following the defeat of the French in the Franco-Prussian war, the German armies take what was widely feared to be the inevitable step of invading, and quickly subduing, England. Published the same year as Chesney&#39;s original, and with a Preface which sketches out the early reception of the work, this early French edition is indicative of the enormous interest generated by the work, &#39;un brilliant jeu d&#39;esprit littéraire et une ingénieuse fiction&#39;. . Later General Sir GT and MP for Oxford.

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        Richard Wagner's Lehr- und Wanderjahre. Autobiographisches.

      Leipzig, Franz Wagner, 1871.. 8°. 30 S., 1 Bl., Mod. marmor. Ppbd.. Sehr seltene erste Separatausgabe dieser autobiographischen Skizze Richard Wagners, die zuerst 1843 in einer Zeitschrift veröffentlicht worden war. - "Dieser Abdruck aus der Zeitung für die elegante Welt', dessen Herausgabe ein Mißverständniß zu Grunde lag, wurde vom Verleger nach wenigen Tagen wieder zurückgezogen" (Oesterlein I, S. 34, Anm. 6). - Die vorliegenden Aufzeichnungen reichen bis zur Rückkehr aus Paris im April 1842 und enden: "[...] zum ersten Male sah ich den Rhein, - mit hellen Thränen im Auge schwur ich armer Künstler meinem Deutschen Vaterlande ewige Treue". - Schwach gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. - Oesterlein 28; Borst 3134; Wilpert/G. 31.

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        ANTEROS: A Novel in Three Volumes. (PUBLISHER&#39;S PRESENTATION COPY)

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1871. [Lawrence, George Alfred]. ANTEROS. A Novel. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1871. First Edition. A PRESENTATION COPY from the publisher with the Chapman & Hall small blind-stamp on the title page of Volume One. A FINE copy in beautifully designed original publisher&#39;s brown cloth, gilt, showing only the most minor of blemishes; we doubt many first editions of this title still exist much less an example in this condition. OCLC only finds one copy worldwide (Indiana).George Alfred Lawrence (1827-1876) was a sensation novelist of a different ilk than Wilkie Collins or M. E. Braddon. His protagonists were often, if not always, men who were equally skilled at fighting, riding, hunting, killing, truth-seeking, and wooing. Not one to shirk a challenge himself, Lawrence sailed to America to fight for the Confederate Army (he was captured and shipped back to England). Lawrence is little read today but he created the original inspiration for the "Beau Geste" character, that self-sacrificing, dashing, honorable crusader who often fought for lost causes usually on behalf of some wronged maiden. In short, Lawrence may be credited with creating today&#39;s iconic "action hero." ANTEROS is one of Lawrence&#39;s most mature tales, set entirely in England, a romantic mystery involving a deceitful woman in the vein of Lady Audley. Our action hero has to uproot the "secret" which, alas, thwarts romance but keeps honor alive now and forever. Wolff (3967) had a copy of this rare novel but it was ex-library. Sadleir didn&#39;t have a copy. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine.

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        Three Illustrations to Dickens's Little Dorrit

      n.p., 1871. (DICKENS ILLUSTRATIONS) 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches each. pen and black ink on card, each monogrammed and inscribed in pencil on verso. . These three drawings were done for the Household Edition of Dickens's Little Dorrit,1871 (Book II,Chapter X; Book I, Chapter III, Book I, Chapter XIX). Mahoney (1816- 1876) was a talented British magazine and book illustrator who also illustrated Dickens's Oliver Twist and Our Mutual Friend. A master of the sombre in delicate pen and ink work he provided 58 illustrations to this edition of Little Dorrit. "Mahoney is one of the minor masters of Victorian illustration." (Gordon Ray)

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        The PLAYS, HISTORIES And NOVELS Of The INGENIOUS MRS. APHRA BEHN. With Life and Memoirs.

      John Pearson,, London: 1871 - Frontis in Vols I & V. Vols V & VI illustrated with 6 reproductions of the original copperplate engravings. Behn generally regarded as the first Englishwoman to make her living as a writer. A covert Catholic, she spent a year in Dutch Guiana before marrying a Dutchman and going to Holland to spy for Charles II. After returning to the UK, she was jailed for debt, & subsequently turned to writing to pay her bills. She ultimately wrote 18 plays & 15 novels. "Her plots treat unwilling marriage, financial malpractice, and women either victimized or triumphantly reversing the sexual balance of power. . Behn was . popular with her peers but often vilified in print." [Blain. FEMINIST COMPANION, p. 78]. Modest extremity rubbing to all volumes. Vol I spine head chipped. PO signature to ffep of Vol I. Missing or torn ffep to vols II - VI. Vol I frontispiece loosened. Text blocks clean and tight, with minimal foxing. Overall, a VG set. Period decorative half-leather, with marbled-paper boards. TEG. 8vo. 1st edition thus, a Facsimile Edition of those Collected Editions issued in 1724 (3rd Edition of the Plays) & 1735 (8th Edition of the Novels). Cf. NCBEL II, 756 and O'Donnell A40.4b & A44. Each volume contains facsimile t.p. from the original issue. 6 volumes. Vols I - IV contain Plays, vols V - VI contain Histories and Novels. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        British Rural Sports

      Frederick Warne, London 1871 - This scarce book has been professionally rebound in tan leather with raised bands on the spine gilt lining to same gilt titles and date with gilt shooter & dog, crossed guns, racing hat & crop & dogs head in the compartments, marbled boards a very handsome copy indeed with many b&w plates adverts and vignettes 872pp. See our website for more country pursuits etcvanessaparkerrarebooks.com [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Alexander Pope

      London: John Murray 1871 - Ten volumes, 8vo., bound in three-quarter plush red morocco lettered in gilt; raised bands, top edges gilt; with a touch of rubbing. Revised edition ----- From the library of William Whiting, with Abraham Lincoln's War Department solicitor's engraved library bookplates on the front pastedowns of seven of the ten volumes. Born in Concord, Massachusetts, and graduated from the law department of Harvard University, Whiting (1813-1873) served as Lincoln's chief legal advisor. His monumental "War Powers Under the Constitution" (1862) provided Lincoln with the statutory rationales for issuing the Emancipation Proclamation and propelling the Union war machine. A striking set with a distinguished provenance. Shipping extra [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE ORIGIN, TENDENCIES AND PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT: or, A Review of the Rise and Fall of Nations from early historic time to the present: with Special Considerations Regarding the Future of the United States as the Representative Government of the World. And the form of administration which will secure this consummation. Also papers on human equality, as represented by labor and its representative, money; and the meaning and significance of life from a scientific standpoint, with its prophecies for the great future

      NY:: Woodhull, Claflin,, 1871.. First Edition. Tall 8vo, pp. 247. Brown cloth stamped in gilt. Steel engraved frontispiece portrait by J.C. Buttre after a photograph by Brady. Some rubbing on the spine and wear to the extremities, o/w a VG copy of a very scarce book. NAW:" Unconventional reformer whose antics jolted Victorian America," Victoria Woodhull was the most outspoken of the 19th century American feminists. She was an editor, a stock broker, psychic healer, abolitionist, suffragist, free love advocate, writer & presidential candidate. She advocated the free-love Pantarchy of Stephen Pearl Andrews and concluded that the marriage tie was a degrading form of female bondage. She was the head of the Int&#39;l Workingman&#39;s Assoc. in New York and published the first American appearance of The Communist Manifesto. She fought for woman&#39;s suffrage but was viewed with suspicion by other leaders of the suffrage movement. Her expose of the Beecher/Tilton adultery case landed her in jail for sending obscene material through the mail.

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        Double play: Or, How Joe Hardy chose his friends 1871 Baseball Fiction

      Lee and Shepard, Publishers, Boston, MA 1871 - Author's unsigned presentation note on front blank page, with date. One of the earliest novels whose theme is the playing of baseball. Adventures of a high school team challenged by an amateur team in a nearby town, the Wide Awakes. 1st Printing. Nice Firm copy ! Dark green cloth covered boards, gold pictorial spine decor, dark brown endpapers. Illustrated. Light general wear. Page ends lightly age-toned. 244 pages. William Everett was the youngest son of orator Edward Everett. William graduated Harvard in 1859 and Trinity College, England in 1863. He was assistant professor of Latin at Harvard from 1870 to 1877. Everett is the author of 'On the Campa series of lectures on the University of Cambridge' (Boston, 1865): two baseball books for boys, 'Changing Base' (1868), and 'Double Play' (1870); 'Hesione, or Europe Unchained,' a poem (Boston, 1869); 'School Sermons' (1881); and various pamphlets on political, literary, and religious subjects. Author's presentation inscription ''Henry W. Lamb'/With the author's love/Dec 25.' 70''. Henry W. Lamb was then a 10 year old boy from Brookline Mass who later became a prominent sheet metal manufacturer, echoing William Everett's political views by becoming a strong advocate against tariffs, and for free trade. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HAND BOOK OF CALISTOGA SPRINGS OR, LITTLE GEYSERS, ITS MINERAL WATERS, CLIMATE, AMUSEMENTS, BATHS, DRIVES, SCENERY, THE CELEBRATED GREAT GEYSERS AND PETRIFIED FOREST, AND THE CLEAR LAKE COUNTRY, WITH MAP AND ILLUSTRATIONS.

      San Francisco: Alta California Book and Job Printing House, 1871. - 30,[4]pp., plus folding map and six (of seven) lithographic plates. Lacks the folding view of "Calistoga Springs in 1871." Titlepage printed in red and green. Original limp purple cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, white cloth backstrip. Cloth sunned, rear cover repaired with tape at upper edge. Two small chips in titlepage, else quite clean internally. Very good. Lacking a plate. A scarce illustrated pamphlet promoting the lovely Napa Valley community of Calistoga and its healing springs. "Justly called the Saratoga of the Pacific, Calistoga has been a renowned resort for over a hundred years. This guide proudly describes the numerous advantages and beauties of the northern section of the Napa Valley. Originally settled by Sam Brannan, Calistoga provides the visitor with natural mud baths, geysers, mineral baths, the grape cure, and the famous 'air and sun' cure to this day" - Howell. The map shows routes to Calistoga Springs from various places throughout California. The attractive plates (like the map, lithographed by Britton & Rey) show various views of Calistoga, including the railroad depot, Mount St. Helena, vineyards, the swimming baths, and Wapoo Indians. We can locate only two copies of this attractive work offered for sale in the past thirty-five years, one copy at auction in 1991, and the copy offered by Warren Howell in his Catalogue 50. Two copies were offered by the Holmes Book Company as part of the Norris Collection in 1948, one with the folding view of "Calistoga Springs in 1871" (priced $5) and one without (priced $3). The present copy lacks the folding view. A scarce promotional, with early and attractive views of this Napa Valley landmark. ROCQ 5876. COWAN, p.102. HOWELL 50:345. NORRIS CATALOGUE 501,3666.

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        TYPEE: A Peep at Polynesian Life During a Four Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas

      New York Harper and Brothers 1871 - An early printing by Harper Brothers, the "Revised Edition, with a Sequel". with a chart of the Marquesas Islands as frontispiece. 8vo, publisher&#146;s original cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and elaborately decorated in blind on the spine and covers. xiv, 307, 8 ads. An especially handsome and clean and bright copy. Melville's first book, and the most popular during his lifetime. It is a classic in the literature of travel and adventure and is partly based on Melville's experiences as a captive on the island Nuku Hiva in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands, in 1842. The title is derived from the name of a valley there called Tai Pi Vai. It was Melville's most popular work during his lifetime, but made him notorious as the "man who lived among the cannibals." For 19th century readers, his career seemed to decline afterward, but during the 20th century it was seen as the beginning of a career that peaked with Moby-Dick. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE WONDERS OF YOSEMITE VALLEY

      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&#39;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.&#11;&#11;

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        Report on the Red River Expedition of 1870: Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 1871; Correspondence Relative to the Recent Expedition to the Red River Settlement: With Journal of Operations: Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 1871; Maps to Illustrate the Correspondence Relative to the Recent Expedition to the Red River Settlement with Journal of Operations: Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 1871

      London: Harrison and Sons 1871, 1st Edition. () 16, 165, 96pp. Very good. Folio. Modern blue wrappers with printed title. Folding chart, 3 large folding maps. Fine clean copies. Peel 3 576, 568. The second part includes the very scarce maps which were separately issued with a separate title page. Very scarce especially with the the parts complete..

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        Der Einzug der Deutschen in Berlin am 16. Juni 1871.

      . Lithographie a. a. Chinap. v. ( Hartwich n. Kaiser b. Werner Grosse in Berlin ), 1871, 42 x 57,5. Ernst, Bd. 1 Kaiser, Nr. 3; Kiewitz, Nr. 648. - Zeigt den Einzug von Kaiser Wilhelm I durch das Brandenburger Tor. Auf dem Pariser Platz zahlreiche Zuschauer. - Probeabzug vor aller Schrift.

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        L'Etoile de Vaucluse et des départements limitrophes. (Deuxième Année - Du n° 48 du 2 juillet 1871 au n° 94 du 18 décembre 1871)

      Guérin 1871 - 1 vol. in-folio relié demi-toile bleue, dos muet, format 485 x 350 mm, s.n., Avignon, 1871, 47 numéro de 2 ff. par livraison Rare recueil des livraisons du bi-hebdomadaire, voire tri-hebdomadaire, puis hebdomadaire légitimiste du Vaucluse. Bon ensemble (qq. petits mq. à qq. ff., rel. frottée) réunissant l'intégralité des numéros publiés à partir du n° 48. Le gérant L. Guérin prit lui-même la décision de suspendre la publication à partir du n° 94, cédant devant les obstacles élevés par divers membres de son propre camp légitimiste (et suite au désabonnement soudain des ecclésiastiques du département, participant à l'effondrement du tirage, en seulement 2 mois, de 1800 à 700 numéros). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Flora of Mentone. J T Moggridge. 1871

      Moggridge, J.Traherne, F.L.S. Contributions to the Flora of Mentone and to A Winter Flora of the Riviera, including the coast from Marseilles to Genoa. London. L. Reeve & Co. 1871. 8vo [255 x 170mm]. Half morocco gilt borders on marbled boards, top edge gilt. 5 raised spine bands gilt with elaborate gilt-tooled panels in floral designs. Marbled end papers. Front free end paper, Half title with printers devise to verso, Title, Preface [v]-vii, 99 Hand-coloured lithographic engraved plates, each with leaf of text, 2pp index. The hand coloured lithograph plates after drawings by Moggridge are engraved by W Dickes for plates 1 - 25, Vincent Brookes for plates 26-50, Vincent Brookes Day and Son for plates 51-97. Two plates are numbered 51 and 52 with different illustrations. Slight foxing to a few plates, light scuffing to binding edges. A very attractive book.

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        Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Volume XXXI, Volume XXXII, Volume XXXIII [January, 1871 through December, 1871]

      Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York 1871 - 52 issues for the year 1871, bound in a single folio volume. Contemporary half-leather over marbled paper boards. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities. Hinges slightly stressed but firm. Endpapers creased. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked volume. Very neat. Internally very good to near fine. Illustrated throughout including extensive advertising. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AFTER ALL NOT, TO CREATE ONLY. Recited by Walt Whitman on Invitation of Managers American Institute, on Opening their 40th Annual Exhibition, New York, Noon, September 7, 1871

      Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers, 1871. American poetry; 1st book edition [i.e. first edition, second issue]. This was first published in the form of a broadside in Washington, DC, 1871. 24, [4] pages; 19.8cm; original limp brown cloth binding; gilt title; protected in a custom made linen clam-shell box by Corey.. First edition, second issue. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        THE BATTLE OF DORKING: REMINISCENCES OF A VOLUNTEER. FROM BLACKWOOD&#39;S MAGAZINE MAY 1871

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,. 1871. Small octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-64 [1] 2-8: ads,. original pictorial purple wrappers.. Text foxed, wrappers faded and worn at extremities with slight loss. at corners, else a very good copy. (#21967). First edition. The most influential future war story. "Before Chesney there had been little effective method in the few tales of the war-to-come that had appeared. After Chesney there were very few of these tales that did not employ the devices that had alarmed a nation, amazed a continent, and annoyed the Prime Minister." - Clarke, Voices..., p. 34. "The first significant British imaginary war story and also the finest and most influential example of the subgenre." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 412. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-41; (1987) 1-21; (1995) 1-21; and (2004) II-237. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 5. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749 (1992), pp. [27]-56. Clareson, Science-Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 155. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 13. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 130-32. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 14-15. Bleiler (1978), p. 42. Reginald 02919.

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        "Plenum des Deutschen Reichstages. 1. Legislaturperiode. 1. Session 1871." Lithographisches Plakat.

      Berlin, Theuerkorn, (1871).. 49,5 x 65,3 cm.. Sehr seltener Einblattdruck mit dem schematischen Sitzungsplan des ersten, am 3. März 1871 gewählten deutschen Reichstags, der zu dieser Zeit noch im Preußischen Abgeordnetenhaus in der Leipziger Straße 75 in Berlin tagte. Die numerierten Sitzplätze sind mit den Namen der Abgeordneten, beim Präsidium mit den jeweiligen Funktionsträgern bezeichnet (insgesamt 441 Nummern, die Nummer 1 ist dem Präsidenten zugewiesen). - War gefaltet. Mit einigen kleinen, teils hinterlegten Falzeinrissen. Minimal fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        After All, Not to Create Only. Recited by Walt Whitman on Invitation of Managers American Institute, on Opening their 40th Annual Exhibition, New York, Noon, September 7, 1871

      Boston: Roberts Brothers. 1871. First. First edition. Blanck&#39;s Binding A: Terra-cotta flexible (no priority established). Contemporary owner name, front hinge a tad tender, a nice, near fine copy. BAL 21405. .

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        LA BANDERA CARLISTA EN 1871 HISTORIA DEL DESARROLLO Y ORGANIZACION DEL PARTIDO CARLISTA DESDE LA REVOLUCION DE SETIEMBRE

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1871. Holandesa con puntas. 2Vol. 320Pag+648Pag. 22X15. Ilustrado. Obra fundamental. Ref 13 Biblioteca A.

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        After All, Not to Create Only. Recited by Walt Whitman on Invitation of Managers American Institute, on Opening their 40th Annual Exhibition, New York, noon, September 7, 1871

      Boston: Roberts Brothers. 1871. First. First edition. Blanck&#39;s Binding B: Terra-cotta beveled cloth (no priority established), brown endpapers, top edge plain, triple endpapers. Slight paper remnant on the front pastedown, and a contemporary owner name ("Herbert A. Pratt 1874") on the first blank, else a tight and fine copy, with very minor wear. BAL 21405. .

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        Report on the Red River Expedition of 1870: Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 1871; Correspondence Relative to the Recent Expedition to the Red River Settlement: With Journal of Operations: Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 1871; Maps to Illustrate the Correspondence Relative to the Recent Expedition to the Red River Settlement with Journal of Operations: Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 1871.

      Harrison and Sons, London - 1871, 1st Edition. () Very good. 16, 165, 96pp. Folio. Modern blue wrappers with printed title. Folding chart, 3 large folding maps. Fine clean copies. Peel 3 576, 568. The second part includes the very scarce maps which were separately issued with a separate title page. Very scarce especially with the the parts complete. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REVUE HORTICOLE ET VITICOLE DE LA SUISSE ROMANDE. 30 Années complètes reliées en 15 volumes.Années: 1870 - 1871 - 1872 - 1873 -1874 - 1875 -1876 - 1877 - 1878 - 1878 - 1880 - 1883 - 1884 - 1885 - 1886 - 1887 -1888 - 1889 - 1890 - 1891 - 1892 - 1893 - 1897-1898 - 1899 - 1900 - 1901 - 1902 - 1903 -1904.

      1871-1904, Lausanne - Genève, 1871 - illustré de lithos, xylos et chromolithographies, demi-basane bleue, titre et ornementations dorés au dos pour les 3 premiers volumes, demi-toile, étiquette de titre manuscrite au dos pour les autres volumes.

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        BADEN BEI WIEN- REALGYMNASIUM KONVOLUT VON JAHRESBERICHTEN : 1870-1871 / 1873-1874 / 1874-1875 / 1876-1877 / 1878-1879 / 1879-1880 / 1884-1885 / 1886-1885 / 1888-1889 / 1890-1891 / 1891-1892 / 1892-1893 / 1895-96 / 1899-00 / 1901 /1902 / 1902/1903 / 1903/4 / 1904/1905 / 1905/1906 / 1906/1907 / 1907/1908 / 1908/1909 / 1909/1910 / 1910/1911 / 1911/1912 / 1912/1913 / 1913/1914 / 1914/1915 / 1915/1916 /

      Selbstverlag der Schule 1871-1916, Baden bei Wien - in Broschuren, teils gestempelt; Zustand: gut, Einzeberichte ggf. auf Anfrage wechselnder Haupttitel: Jahres Bericht des n. ö. Landes-Realgymnasiums und der damit verbundenen Gewerbe-Schule in der landesfürstl. Stadt Baden Veröffentlicht am Schlusse des Schuljahres // Jahresbericht über das n.- ö. Landes-Real- & Ober Gymnasiums in Baden bei Wien für das Schuljahr. / / Kaiser Franz Josef- Landes-Real- und Obergymnasium in Baden bei Wien de 3500 Buch

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        Fors Clavigera. Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain. In Seven Volumes

      George Allen, Kent, England 1871 - First seven volumes of Fors Clavigera (8th volume and index published later), all first editions, containing letters 1 through 84, published 1871-77. Handsomely bound in 19th century three quarter black polished calf leather over marbled boards, gilt spine lettering and decoration, raised spine bands, all edges speckled red. Illustrated with tissue- protected plates in black and white or in sepia tones, some line drawings within the text. Good condition with some spine scuffing, mainly to the raised bands, good hinges, firm text blocks, foxing to the endpapers and first and last few pages of each volume, handwritten note about shelf location at the top of each front free endpaper, no names or other markings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Mode Illustree. Journal de la Famille. Jahrgänge 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1876 und 1877.

      Paris: Firmin Didot Freres. 1871-1877. Folio. 6 Bände. Mit sehr zahlreichen (oft ganz- und doppelblattgroßen) Holzstichillustrationen. HLn.. Einbände teils etwas berieben, gute Exemplare

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        AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND. Author of "Dealings with the Fairies," "Ranald Bannerman," Etc., Etc

      New York: George Routledge & Sons, 1871. Small octavo, original purple decorated cloth stamped in black, gilt, and blind, all edges gilt, pinkish cream endpapers. pp viii, 378, [2]. 76 illustrations in text by Arthur Hughes. Professionally resewn and rebacked, original endpapers intact, all spine stamping completely intact; inner hinges skillfully repaired, scarcely noticable; light spine sunning; Xmas, 1871, ink gift inscription on front free endpaper; English trade binder&#39;s ticket (Burn & Co.) on rear pastedown; only minor rubbing to the gilt picture on the front cover; else a fine bright copy, with much less fading to the spine than is usual with this colour, the rebacking skillfully done and scarcely noticable, and the text quite clean and unworn. The US edition was made from a separate British printing, by Ogden & Co. In the first issue of the UK binding, with the "A.S." spine imprint, gilt framing on the front cover, and the publisher&#39;s device within rules in blind on rear cover. Sadleir 1474c errs in his identification of the US first edition [It&#39;s not often you get to say "Sadleir was wrong"]. Not in Wolff (who was a serious MacDonald collector). The author&#39;s most famous book, a cornerstone in any fairy tale collection, and a high spot of Victorian children&#39;s literature, with excellent illustrations by MacDonald&#39;s good friend the famous Pre-Raphaelite Arthur Hughes. Their collaborations are "the despair of the collector, for they are exceedingly scarce and collectors of George MacDonald are exceedingly keen. The North Wind is at once Hughes&#39; most delightful undertaking and one of the most charming books of the period." - Percy Muir. The British edition is now rare in original cloth, and the US edition is even scarcer. An nice copy of a great book.. First US issue. Hardcover.

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