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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]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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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'l Workingman's Assoc. in New York and published the first American appearance of The Communist Manifesto. She fought for woman'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’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's receipt dated 1960 internally clean; the photographs are strong) Kneeland took pains to get reliable information and present it with more than ordinary care. The photographic illustrations are excellent and include some unusual views" - Farquhar 10a. (Cowan II pg. 333; Currey & Kruska 225) Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        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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        Annuaire des finances russes : budget, crédit, commerce, chemins de fer 1871, 1874, 1875

      Trenke & Fusnot 1871 / 1874 /1875, St.-Pétersbourg - 3 Bände Halbleinen der Zeit, 4°, IX, 416 Seiten / [III], 412 Seiten / [V], 358 Seiten; mit Bibliotheksstempel; Einbandkanten etwas berieben, gute Exemplare der drei ersten Jahrgänge Erscheinungsverlauf: [1.]1871 - [2.]1874; 3.1875 - 11.1883 fr 3500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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'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.

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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'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'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'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's device within rules in blind on rear cover. Sadleir 1474c errs in his identification of the US first edition [It's not often you get to say "Sadleir was wrong"]. Not in Wolff (who was a serious MacDonald collector). The author's most famous book, a cornerstone in any fairy tale collection, and a high spot of Victorian children's literature, with excellent illustrations by MacDonald'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' 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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        RANALD BANNERMAN'S BOYHOOD

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1871 - First American edition, 17.5 x 11.5cm (12mo), in publisher's green dotted-line grain cloth w/blind device & borders to fr. cover (blind borders only to rear) & gilt decorations & title to spine, bevelled edges, terra-cotta ep.s, 301 pp. w/frontis & numerous full-page plates & chapter-heads, all engraved on wood by the Dalziels after Hughes, +2pp. publ. adverts to rear. With the sig. of L.C. Rogers to fr. pastedown & p.[5]. Despite Shaberman's claim that Routledge of New York issued the 1st US edition, Lippincott was in fact Strahan's US publisher for "Good Words for the Young" & it is more likely that Lippincott was allowed first publication rights. Binding Very Good (extremities & covers sl. rubbed, & tiny corner-chip to rear ep.); contents Near-Fine (occas. lt. thumbing). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated History of the Bible

      Archival Reprint Co. - From the creation of the world to the close of the Apostolic era, being a full and complete account of the events narrated in the sacred scriptures. To which also is added, the history of the Jews of the Dispersion, from the taking of Jerusalem by Titus, down to the present time; abridged from "Milman's History of the Jews". Frontispiece plate by Dore, engd. by Dougal. [Philadelphia: The National Publishing Co. and Jones Junkins & Co.; 1871]. Limited to 250 numbered copies, this being NO. 78. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter to Elliot Brothers

      1871 - 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.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'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.

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        A fasciculus of the Birds of China.

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

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        A Description of the Locomotives Manufactured by the Grant Locomotive Works of Paterson, N. J

      New York, 1871. First Edition. Orig. publisher's gilt stamped cloth. A very good copy; a group of three small marginal abrasion spots to surface of one photograph. ob. 4to., There are 30 mounted albumen prints. A magnificent locomotive catalog printed on thick card stock with each leaf on a cloth stub that are carefully bound into an oblong publisher's embossed cloth binding. The photographs are all large, appx. 220 x 140 mm. Each engine is accompanied by a leaf of specifications. Most of the engines are large 8 wheel models. What is unique about this catalog is that the Grant locomotive design is also presented as a series of dissections with the parts photographed illustrating the cab, boiler, truck, linkage, etc.. The photographs are identified as being by Rockwood. See Romaine p. 304 citing a much later edition with few illus..

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        Chicago in Flames. Scene at Randolph Street Bridge.

      Currier & Ives, New York - Lithograph with original hand-color. Circa 1871. Image size: 9 3/4 x 12 1/2". Frame size: 16 1/2 x 18 3/4". Inventory#: p1994pfat. 0

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        Locomotive Engineering and the Mechanism of Railways, Volume II: Sixty- Four Large Plates illustrative of The Locomotive Engine, Railway Carriages and Plant

      William Collins (1871), London - Volume II only, the plate volume, with 64 plates and diagrams. c. 1871. Hardcover, black cloth, large 4to. (12x15"). Ex-library copy. Covers quite worn: boards soiled; lacking uppermost 2/3 of the spine. Library bookplate on front pastedown; blindstamp to title page and first plate. The plates range from Good to Very Good: they are free of tears and library markings (other than the aforementioned first plate); the foxing ranges from moderate to clean. Great, large plates; almost all are double-page. Scarce. Volume II only. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Three Illustrations to Dickens's Little Dorrit

      n.p., 1871 - 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) (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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        WORKS OF FANCY AND IMAGINATION

      Strahan 1871 - First edition of this 10 volume set, collecting the stories and poems of George MacDonald. 16mo. Publisher's fine diaper cloth over bevelled boards with elaborate gilt decoration. All edges gilt and silk page markers. A very good set indeed, with just slight wear to volume seven, which has a couple of corner chips to the rear endpapers. Neat contemporary gift inscription to volume one and owner's name to later volumes. An uncommon set, it is nice to find it in this condition. The volumes comprise: vol I: Within and Without and A Hidden Life; vol II: Poems, The Gospel Women, Sonnets, and Organ Songs; vol III: Violin Songs; Songs of Days and Nights; A Book of Dreams; Roadside Poems and Poems for Children; vol IV: Parables; Ballads plus Scotch Songs and Ballads; vol V: Phantastes; vol VI: Phantastes, A Faerie Romance; vol VII: The Portent; vol VIII: The Light Princess; The Giant's Heart and The Shadows; vol IX: Cross Purposes; The Golden Key; The Carasoyn and Little Daylight; vol X: The Cruel Painter; The Castle; The Wow o' Rivven; The Broken Swords; The Gray Wolf and Uncle Cornelius His Story. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND

      London: Strahan & Co. 1871 - First edition, 17 x 12cm (16mo), in publisher's magenta sand-grain cloth w/gilt & black decorations & title to fr. cover & spine, blind ruling to rear, a.e.g., cream ep.s, 378 (viii) pp. w/76 wood engravings by the Dalziels after Hughes, +13pp. publ. cat. to rear. Printed at the Camden Press, London. Inscribed "For dear little Frank with Mamie's best love, Feb./[18]79" & w/F.P. Bedford's purple stamp, both to fr. ep. (it has been speculated that this copy belonged to Francis Donkin Bedford, the book illustrator--but the middle initial in the purple stamp doesn't match). Binding Very Good (expertly rebacked w/original [faded] spine laid down & hinges mended); contents Very Good (occas. lt. thumbing). White 171, Bulloch 688, Reid passim, Sadleir 1474b, Osborne 368, Fredeman 93.24, Wolff II p.62 (3) & 4282, Ray 177, Shaberman 43, de Beaumont 190, Goldman 298. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        Stifford and Its Neigbourhood, Past and Present [and] More About Stifford and Its Neighbourhood, Past and Present (2 Vols.)

      London: printed by Taylor and Co for Private Circulation -2 1871 - 4to. xv[i], 183[1]pp, litho title-page vignette, litho plates, woodcut head-piece, text tables; xi[i], 167pp, postscript tipped-in at rear, title-page vignette, litho plates, text genealogies, text tables. Original maroon cloth gilt, uncut. Spines browned; extremes lightly rubbed; cloth to volume one stained; occasional very light spotting. * From the Library of Lord Cullen of Ashbourne and Brian Cokayne with assorted relevant letters tipped-in and one letter and a sketch loosely inserted. ** Volume one: CUL, NLS, BL. Volume two: CUL, BL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Turton]
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        The wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California .

      Moore Boston 1871 - First edition. 4to., 71pp., text bordered in red, 10 mounted albumen prints within red borders by John Payson Soule, captioned in red, original tissue guards, 3 wood-engravings in text, original plum cloth decorated in gilt and black, lower cover and spine faded, all edges gilt, ex-libris Zadoc Long Free Library with label to front free endpaper and card pocket to rear pastedown, remains of small label to foot of spine, a very good copy. The photographs are credited to Soule, but it is now thought that he purchased the negatives from a California photographer, possibly Edweard Muybridge, to whose work these photographs have a strong affinity. NYPL Checklist, 233. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        CRONICA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA ANTILLAS FILIPINAS CANARIAS BALEARES FERNANDO POO

      - CRONICA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA. ANTILLAS. FILIPINAS. CANARIAS. BALEARES. FERNANDO POO. Comprende: Crónica de las Antillas por Don Jacobo de la Pezuela.- Madrid, Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi, 1871; 231 pp. 12 láminas e ilustraciones en el texto. 2 mapas (Cuba y Puerto rico.) Crónica de las islas Filipinas por Don Fernando Fulgosio.- Madrid, Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi, 1871; 133 pp. – 1 h. 6 láminas, ilustraciones en el texto y 2 mapas. Crónica de las islas canarias por Don Waldo Giménez Romera.- Madrid, Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi, 1868; 96 pp. 4 láminas, ilustraciones en el texto y 2 mapas. Crónica de las Islas Baleares por Don Fernando fulgosio.- Madrid, Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi, 1870; 96 pp. 5 láminas, ilustraciones en el texto y 1 mapa. Crónica general de España. Africa. Islas de fernando Poo, Corisco y Annobón por Don Fernando fulgosio.- Madrid, Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi, 1871; 16 pp. 1 lámina. Todo encuadernado en un tomo en folio holandesa.

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        Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Sociey of London for the Year 1871

      London The Zoological Society of London 1871. G+ : in good (plus) condition without dust jacket.Scuffing and wear to leather along corners and top of spine. Contents clean and bright First Edition Maroon hardback half-leather cover on marbled boards 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). xix, 823pp. Seventy-six plates, including many finely hand-coloured lithographs by J G Keulemans, J G Smit, R Mintern et al. Lithography by Mintern Bros. Many fine hand-coloured plates of mammals, birds, reptiles and fishes.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Une ville flottante, suivi des Forceurs de blocus

      J. Hetzel 1871 - Edition originale de ce roman et de cette longue nouvelle, publiés en même temps, un volume in-18, non daté (1871, la première édition grand in-8, illustrée, date de 1872), sans illustrations, pp.(4)+290+(1); les pages 1, 198 et 199 ne sont pas chiffrées; demi-percaline noire d'époque, couvertures non conservées, bon état (Piero Gondolo della Riva, I,28). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: alain marchet]
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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.

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        Architecture Funéraire Contemporaine - Specimens de Tombeaux, Chapelles funéraires, Mausolées, Sarcophages, Stèles, Pierres tombales, Croix, etc. - Choisis principalement dans les cimetières de Paris et exprimant les trois idées radicales de l'architecture funéraire : la mort, l'hommage rendu au mort, l'invocation religieuse à propos du mort.

      - Ouvrage contenant 119 Planches gravées au trait, dont 2 Chromolithographies, (en réalité 113 planches, car 4 planches doubles portent une double numérotation : 11-12, 29-30, 35-36 et 38-39, ainsi que les 2 planches en couleurs : 13-14 et 23-24) - A Paris - Ducher & Cie Editeurs / Librairie Générale de l'Architecture et des Traveaux Publics - Edition Originale 1871 - In-Folio (35 x 44 cm) - 12 pages + 113 planches - Reliure demi basane vert olive, légèrement frottée - Dos lisse, titre doré - Chaque page et planche est montée sur onglet - Rares et pâles rousseurs - Très bon état - Attention Poids : 5000 gr.César Denis Daly fut un architecte français (1811-1894). Précurseur de Viollet-le-Duc, César Daly a essentiellement œuvré à la restauration de la Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile d'Albi, de 1843 à 1877, en tant qu'architecte diocésain. Il est nommé membre de la Commission des arts et édifices religieux en 1848. Bien plus qu'un praticien de terrain, César Daly a été un homme d'influence, actif dans les organes associatifs et l'édition professionnelle du monde de l'architecture. Il fut le secrétaire de la Société Centrale des Architectes. Propriétaire-fondateur et directeur de la "Revue Générale de l'Architecture et des Travaux Publics" (1840-1888) et de "La Semaine des Constructeurs" (1877-1895), publications dont le rayonnement fut notable, il est également l'auteur de plusieurs ouvrages de référence. Dont cet ouvrage "Specimens de Tombeaux.", qui reste une impressionnante documentation sur les monuments funéraires de l'époque. Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie L'Ancien Livre]
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        La Sagrada Biblia, traducida de la Vulgata latina al Español, aclarado el sentido de algunos lugarea con la luz que dan los textos originales hebreo y griego é ilustrada con varias notas sacadas de los santos padres y expositores sagrados por D. Félix Torres Amat, ilustrada por Gustavo Doré.,

      Barcelona, Montaner y Simon 1871-73. - Nueva Edicion. 4 vols. 2°. 4 Bll., 362 Sp., 52 S. 3 Bll.; 390 Sp., 59 S; 3 Bll., 772 Sp., 97 S., 1 Bl.; 3 Bll., 420 Sp., 58 S. 1 Bl., Mit insg. 230 Taf. in Holzstich. v. G. Doré, ornament. Buchschmuck v. Giacomelli. OHLdr. m. Blindpräg. u. Rückengoldpräg. Ecken u. Kanten beschabt. Stellenw. stockfl. vgl. Vicaire I, 477; Leblanc 54 - Erste spanische Ausgabe. Entgegen der klassischen Tradition illustrierte Doré die Bibel als abenteuerliches orientalisches Märchen. Das Werk erschien in wenigen Jahren in 15 Ländern als Prachtausgabe für die verschiendenen christlichen Konfessionen. Doré beschäftigte dafür 35 Xylographen. Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 Sonderangebot: Antiquariat Burgverlag bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 50% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 950,00 EUR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Grelot. Journal illustré satirique et politique. Tête de collection du n°1 de la première année du 9 avril 1871 au n°716 de la quatorzième année, du 28 décembre 1884.

      Le Grelot 1871 - - Le Grelot, Paris 1871-1884, 32,5x49cm, 7 volumes reliés. - Edition originale des quatorze premières années complètes, reliées en sept volumes : n°1 du 9 avril 1871 au n°716 du 28 décembre 1884. Reliures en demi percaline rouge, dos lisses, pages de garde de papier à la cuve, reliures de l'époque. Exceptionnel ensemble dans un très bel état de conservation de ce célèbre journal satirique républicain anti-communard et anti-prussien illustré par Bertall, Alfred Le Petit, Pépin, Darré, Boussac, Demare, Hix, Moloch, Candide, Eschelbach. Ce journal fondé par Arnold Mortier a été publié de 1871 à 1903. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et en couleurs (chaque couverture est illustrée d'une caricature rehaussée en couleurs). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Herbarium of the Most Important Grasses of the Field and the Forest.

      Henry Keller Son (J.C. Herbert'sche Hof-Buchdr.), Darmstadt, Germany 1871 - Large folio. (3), 30, (1) pp. [printed rectos only]. Title page in full color lithograph, the other leaves, holding mounted grass specimens, with color decorations, including gilt borders and large initials; text in German, English, and French. Later green cloth, gilt title on spine; portion of several specimens missing, several other broken, some offset from specimens, but a very good copy of this elaborate production and quite scarce. Housed in a custom board slipcase (edges worn). First edition (both the title page and the presentation leaf are dated 1871; no later dates are present), this copy with a printed leaf of presentation to the United States Consul in Germany, Mr. Aaron Seeley. We have located one copy of this edition (National Library of Medicine). OCLC locates two copies of an 1876 printing (San Diego Natural History Museum, Texas A&M) and one copy of an 1872 printing with title page in German (New York Botanical Garden). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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