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        Das Kaiserthum Oesterreich in malerischen Originalansichten seiner reizendsten Landschaften und großartigsten Naturschönheiten, seiner bedeutendsten Städte und ausgezeichneten Bauwerke in Stahlstichen. Mit beschreibendem Text seiner Geschichte, seines Culturlebens und seiner Topographie. I. Band 1. Abteilung. - II. Band 2. Abtheilung.

      Wien u. Darmstadt: Perles / Lange 1871. Dunkelrotes Oln. m. Gold- u. Schwarzprägung auf Rücken u. Deckel. Kl-4°, 288 S.; pp. 289 - 632; 608 S.; pp. 609 - 1082., mit 153 (v. 210) Stichen., 4 Bände, In Band I/1 fehlen, mit Ausnahme des Frontispiz (Kaiser Franz-Josef u. Kaiserin Elisabeth), ALLE Stahlstiche. In Band I/2 fehlt eine Innsbruckansicht und in Band II/2 fehlt die Ansicht von Riva. Nur sehr wenige Stiche in den weissen Rändern von Band I/2 minimal stockfleckig. Der Rücken bei drei Bänden leicht angeplatzt. Ansonsten sauberes Exemplar ohne Stempel oder Besitzvermerke. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie, Kronländer,

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        A pair of hand-carved calabash gourds decorated with portraits of Queen Victoria and Sir William Brandford Griffith

      1871 - A pair of hand-carved calabash gourds decorated with portraits of Queen Victoria and Sir William Brandford Griffith, Ghana, ca. 1887. Some cracks to interiors of gourds, with old tape repairs to verso, otherwise in excellent condition. Wires strung across backs for wall-hanging. A pair of calabash gourds featuring highly detailed, hand-carved folk-art portraits of Queen Victoria and Sir William Brandford Griffith. Griffith (1824-1897), was Governor of the Gold Coast (present-day Ghana) from 1880-1881, and again from 1885-1895. His portrait is framed by the words “Sir W.B. Griffith. K.C.M.G.” [Knight Commander, Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George]. A man wearing the uniform of the Gold Coast Constabulary, an infantry regiment of the Ghanaian army which was formed in 1879, stands to the right of Griffith. The second gourd, depicting Queen Victoria, is framed by the words “Victoria Dei Gra. Brt. R.F.D.” [Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith]. This carved likeness of her is clearly a copy of Joseph Boehm’s famously realistic (and therefore, somewhat unflattering) portrait of the Queen, and replicates her mourning veil, pearl jewelry, medals, and (controversially) small crown. This portrait appeared on British coinage from 1887-1893 before it was replaced with one that was deemed more flattering. Griffith was knighted on May 24, 1887, which was also Queen Victoria’s 68th birthday. A month later, on June 20th, the Queen celebrated her Golden Jubilee. Given the images and the inscriptions on the gourds, as well as the various dates stated above, it is likely that they were created in the spring of 1887 to commemorate one or both of these events.

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        [UNIQUE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY] Convict once. "With Illustrations by M. and E. D'Arcy".

      London : Macmillan & Co., 1871. First edition. Small octavo, original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; recased with new endpapers, but retaining the original free endpapers, the front endpaper bearing the blind stamp of Brisbane booksellers Watson & Co.; the title page inscribed 'Elly E. D'Arcy from Mary, 29th Decr. 1873' and at the foot of the title (probably in Ellen D'Arcy's hand) 'With Illustrations by M. and E. D'Arcy'; a unique copy, embellished with 34 accomplished pen and ink drawings by the D'Arcy sisters, Mary and Ellen, 20 of which are initialled by the artists; most of the drawings are half-page, four are full-page, and three are on separate pieces of paper laid in; front endpaper and title with some staining, scattered foxing and fingermarks throughout. The D'Arcy sisters were born in Appin, a township situated southwest of Sydney, New South Wales, in 1858 and 1861. They were the daughters of Michael D'Arcy and his wife Sarah,née Sheil. Their father, a ploughman, died in an accident in 1862, and it appears that some time after this tragic event Sarah moved to Queensland with her two daughters and their elder brother, William, which would explain the fact that this copy of Convict oncewas originally purchased in Brisbane. Mary and Ellen's charming, detailed illustrations demonstrate their abundant artistic talent. Indeed, it is known that both sisters, along with their brother William, exhibited work at the 1875 Metropolitan Intercolonial Exhibition in Sydney (see the entries for the three siblings in the DAAO, which all note that they were regarded as Queensland artists). Scottish-born Australian poet and novelist James Brunton Stephens arrived in Queensland in 1866. He worked as a private tutor on Tamrookum and Unumgar stations, as well as having stints as a schoolteacher in Stanthorpe and Brisbane during the early 1870s. It is possible that he was known to the D'Arcy sisters either as a teacher or through some other connection. From 1883 he was dispatch writer for the Colonial Secretary's Office. Stephens' epic poem, Convict once, is his best known literary work.

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        Official topographical atlas of Massachusetts,: From astronomical, trigonomical and various local surveys;

      Stedman, Brown & Lyon 1871 - Folio, 44 x 35 cm. Bound in publisher's cloth, rebacked. 19, xx-xxi, [1], 22-23, xxiv-xxxi, 2-49 pages including 16 color maps (most double page) tables. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Phillips, 14399; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 401; LeGear. Atlases of the United States, L1551. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale.] Description des anciennes possessions mexicaines du Nord.

      [Paris, Ministre de l'Instruction Publique (Imprimerie Nationale)], 1871. Large 4to (36.6 x 27.7 cm). 216 pp., 29 text engravings, one coloured engraved map "Carte de la Haute Californie et de la Nevada" (not numbered) one lithographed plate of Indians ("p. 15"), 18 lithographed plates and maps, all but two double-sized or larger [numbered I-XVII, one not numbered]. Not bound. Preserved in later half cloth portfolio with marbled boards and gilt title on the spine.= Written by the French geologist and mineralogist Edmond Guillemin-Tarayre (1832-1920). The work was never completed and stopped mid-sentence on page 216, and neither a title page nor an index was ever published - apparently at some point the French lost interest in foreign mining regions. The published part, however, is of great interest as it contains important observations and detailed plates and maps of Nevada and California. The 18th map, Carte metallurgique, in full colour, is not numbered and printed on one large sheet facing the Carte geologique, which is numbered XVI. This for a total of 20 plates and maps on 19 sheets. Uncut. Some scattered spotting, chiefly on the first text page, otherwise a very good copy. Nissen ZBI, 4694. not in Sabin.

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        Le Jardin Zoologique

      Cover title: Der Thiergarten; Le Jardin Zoologique; Dieren Tuin; Zoological-Garden. Mayence [Mainz] : Joseph Scholz, imprimeur-éditeur, 1871. Small oblong quarto, original pictorial papered boards (lightly rubbed, small paper loss at head of spine); endpapers with offsetting, preliminaries foxed, pp [45], illustrated with [25] full page chromolithographed plates hors texte; edges flecked, occasional very mild foxing, not affecting the majority of the plates; a good copy. Text in French. The French language version of a children's book on zoo animals, published in Germany by Joseph Scholz in 1871. Versions were evidently also issued in German, Dutch and English. Each of the twenty-five exquisite illustrations, several of which have the monogram of Joseph Scholz in the plate, is accompanied by a page or two of text. Among the animals described are the kangaroo; polar bear; baboon; elephant; rhinoceros; reindeer; camel; lion; tiger; zebra; jaguar; hyena; boar; bison, and badger. We can locate no copies of any of the different language versions in OCLC or COPAC.

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        [VAST COLLECTION OF MISSISSIPPI STATE LAWS, 1831 - 1870]

      Jackson, Ms, 1871. Twenty-six volumes, publication details and pagination provided in the listing below. Mostly uniform 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. A few labels chipped, minor shelf wear. Small ink library stamp to titlepages, some with embossed blindstamp, some with contemporary ink ownership inscription. Minor foxing, some tanning. Good. An interesting collection of mid-19th-century Mississippi state laws from the period between 1831 and 1870. These session laws deal with issues relevant to a growing state in the American south, including slavery, Mississippi River development, and later, legal matters related to Reconstruction, among a multitude of other concerns. A complete list of the imprints is as follows: 1) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT THE FIFTEENTH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.... Jackson: Peter Isler, 1831. 172,xviii pp. 2) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT THE SIXTEENTH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.... Jackson: Peter Isler, 1833. 252,xxv pp. First two leaves chipped, with minor loss of text. 3) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT THE SEVENTEENTH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.... Jackson: George R. Fall, 1834. 200pp. 4) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI; PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: G.R. & J.S. Fall, 1836. 440pp. 5) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT AN ADJOURNED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: G.R. & J.S. Fall, 1837. 67pp. A photographic facsmile of the original work. 6) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI; PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: B.D. Howard, 1838. [4],[ii]-viii,[9]-368pp. 7) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT AN ADJOURNED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: B.D. Howard, 1839. 491pp. Includes the text of the CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. 8) THE STATUTES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI OF A PUBLIC AND GENERAL NATURE, WITH THE CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AND OF THIS STATE.... New Orleans: E. Johns & Co., 1840. xii,885pp. 9) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: C.M. Price, 1840. [2],xii,[2],[13]-366pp. 10) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT AN ADJOURNED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: C.M. Price, 1841. [14],[17]-302pp. 11) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: C.M. Price & G.R. Fall, 1842. [iii]-xvi,17-271,[275]- 285pp., as printed. 12) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: C.M. Price & G.R. Fall, 1843. vii,[9]-135pp. 13) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: C.M. Price & S. Rohrer, 1844. xxi,[25]-395pp. 14) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: C.M. Price & G.R. Fall, 1846. [3]-28,[33]-613,[1]pp. 15) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: Price & Fall, 1848. 584pp. 16) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: Fall & Marshall, 1850. 544pp. [bound with:] LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: Fall & Marshall, 1850. [4],[25]-48pp. Lacks the CONSTITUTION, pp.5-24. 17) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: Fall & Marshall, 1850. 48pp. A complete copy of the latter work from the previous listing above. 18) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: Palmer & Pickett, 1852. [iii]-xvi,[21]-219pp. 19) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: Palmer & Pickett, 1852. xxviii,537pp. 20) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... [Jackson:] Barksdale & [Jones, 1854]. [iii]-xxvi,[2],[29]- 613pp. Bottom portion of titlepage chipped, costing most of the imprint. 21) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: E. Barksdale, 1856. xvi,455pp. 22) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT AN ADJOURNED SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: E. Barksdale, 1857. 125pp. 23) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: E. Barksdale, 1858. 197pp. 24) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: J.J. Shannon, 1867. xliv,800pp. 25) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE.... Jackson: Kimball, Raymond & Co., 1870. lxiii,704,689- 720[i.e. 736]pp. 26) JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. 1868. Jackson: E. Stafford, 1871. 776pp. OWEN MISSISSIPPI, pp.742-745.

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        1871 George Catlin Letter Signed, Trying to Sell his American Indian Drawings for $100,000 to Metropolitan Museum

      - George Catlin’s letter is in response to Col. Norton who was clearly trying to find a place for Catlin’s Cartoon Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1871. Catlin values his “hard earned illustrations of American Indian types and customs” at $100.000, stating that “the above named society . . . would suit [him] better than any other. . . .” He sees his collection as “the works of [his] life of which [he is] most proud, and, if sold, [would] give [him] the means of at once relieving the old collection from heavy liens upon it.” He also sets up terms and conditions of how they should be displayed “in a fireproof building or Hall [sic] of a suitable size, and with a proper skylight to good advantage.” He asks to be allowed to retouch the paintings as he desires and photograph them as necessary to enable him to complete “a large work now in progress.” He also asks that no copies be allowed “during [his] lifetime without [his] consent.” In 1830, the year of the Indian Removal Act, George Catlin (1796-1872), a lawyer and miniaturist of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, set out on a diplomatic mission with General William Clark. For the next several years, he travelled along the Mississippi visiting and recording American Indian tribes’ lives. In about a decade, he produced his first collection, a total of 607 Indian portraits, also known as the Indian Gallery. He had tried in vain to interest Congress to acquire his work, after which he exhibited his collection widely in Europe. Having fallen into debt, he was forced to sell his collection to Joseph Harrison, a Philadelphia industrialist, in 1852. Catlin also painted another collection which he called the “Cartoon Collection” as he considered them “unfinished”; they were based on the outlines of the original Indian portraits. The 1871 letter to Col. Norton refers to this collection. Catlin was unsuccessful in selling his work to the Metropolitan Museum of Art which opened in 1872. In 1912, his heirs sold the Cartoon Collection to the American Museum of Natural History. Hand written in black ink on three sides of a folded 8”x10” ruled page on November 27th, 1871 from New York and signed “Geo. Catlin”. Condition: Fold lines, lightly toned, otherwise very good. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Siège de Paris : 14 Volumes & 3 Atlas

      Divers 1871 - [Siège de Paris]. Ensemble de 14 volumes in-8, quelques-uns en éditions originales, et 3 atlas reliés à l’identique en demi-chagrin. L’ensemble comprend : • AURELLE DE PALADINES (Louis, marquis d').Campagne de 1870-1871, la première Armée de la Loire, Paris, H. Plon, 1872. Exemplaire complet de ses quatre cartes repliées en couleur (avec quelques rousseurs). • BAZAINE (François-Achille). L'Armée du Rhin, depuis le 12 août jusqu'au 29 octobre 1870, Paris, H. Plon, 1872. Illustré de 4 cartes repliées en couleur et 2 cartes en noir. • CHANZY (Antoine-Eugène-Alfred). Campagne de 1870-1871, la deuxième Armée de la Loire, Paris, H. Plon, 1871. Accompagné d’un atlas de 5 cartes (attribué à Aurelle de Paladines sur la pièce de titre au dos). • DELIGNY (Édouard Jean Étienne). 1870, Armée de Metz, Munster, Theissing, 1871. [Relié avec :] FAIDHERBE (Léon). Campagne de l’Armée du Nord, Paris, E. Dentu, 1871. Complet de sa carte repliée. [Relié avec :] FAY (Charles). Journal d’un officier de l’Armée du Rhin, Bruxelles, C. Muquardt, 1871. Complet de sa carte repliée. [Relié avec : RÉGNIER (Victor-Edmond-Vital)]. Quel est votre nom ? N. ou M. ? Une étrange histoire dévoilée, Bruxelles, Office de publicité, 1870. Illustré d’un portrait en frontispice, une gravure repliée avec fac-similé et un fac-similé replié. • FARCY (Camille). Histoire de la Guerre de 1870-1871, l’Empire, la République, Paris, J. Dumaine, 1872. Des rousseurs. • FAVRE (Jules). Gouvernement de la Défense nationale du 30 juin au 31 octobre 1870, Paris, H. Plon, 1871. 2 volumes. • FREYCINET (Charles de). La Guerre en province pendant le siège de Paris (1870-1871), précis historique, Paris, M. Lévy, 1871. Complet de ses deux grandes cartes repliées in-fine. • LA RONCIÈRE- LE NOURY (Charles, Baron de). La Marine au siège de Paris, Paris, H. Plon, 1872. Exemplaire bien complet de son atlas contenant huit grandes cartes et plans des travaux français et allemands. • PALIKAO (Charles Cousin de Montauban, comte de). Un ministère de la guerre de vingt-quatre jours, du 10 août au 4 septembre 1870, Paris, H. Plon, 1871. Illustré d’une grande carte repliée en couleur et un tableau replié. • TROCHU (Louis-Jules). L'Armée française en 1867, Paris, Amyot, 1867. • VINOY (Joseph). Campagne de 1870-1871, siège de Paris, opérations du 13e corps et de la troisième armée, Paris, Plon, 1872. Accompagné d’un atlas de 15 cartes (rousseurs). • WIMPFFEN (Emmanuel-Félix de). Sedan, Paris, Librairie internationale, 1872. • YRIARTE (Charles). Les Prussiens à Paris et le 18 mars, avec la série des dépêches officielles inédites des autorités françaises et allemandes du 24 février au 19 mars, Paris, H. Plon, 1871. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VAST COLLECTION OF MISSISSIPPI STATE LAWS, 1831 - 1870].

      Jackson, Ms. 1831-1871. - Twenty-six volumes, publication details and pagination provided in the listing below. Mostly uniform 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. A few labels chipped, minor shelf wear. Small ink library stamp to titlepages, some with embossed blindstamp, some with contemporary ink ownership inscription. Minor foxing, some tanning. Good. An interesting collection of mid-19th-century Mississippi state laws from the period between 1831 and 1870. These session laws deal with issues relevant to a growing state in the American south, including slavery, Mississippi River development, and later, legal matters related to Reconstruction, among a multitude of other concerns. A complete list of the imprints is as follows: 1) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT THE FIFTEENTH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Jackson: Peter Isler, 1831. 172,xviii pp. 2) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT THE SIXTEENTH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Jackson: Peter Isler, 1833. 252,xxv pp. First two leaves chipped, with minor loss of text. 3) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT THE SEVENTEENTH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Jackson: George R. Fall, 1834. 200pp. 4) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI; PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: G.R. & J.S. Fall, 1836. 440pp. 5) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT AN ADJOURNED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: G.R. & J.S. Fall, 1837. 67pp. A photographic facsmile of the original work. 6) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI; PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: B.D. Howard, 1838. [4],[ii]-viii,[9]-368pp. 7) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT AN ADJOURNED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: B.D. Howard, 1839. 491pp. Includes the text of the CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. 8) THE STATUTES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI OF A PUBLIC AND GENERAL NATURE, WITH THE CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AND OF THIS STATE. New Orleans: E. Johns & Co., 1840. xii,885pp. 9) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: C.M. Price, 1840. [2],xii,[2],[13]- 366pp. 10) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT AN ADJOURNED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: C.M. Price, 1841. [14],[17]-302pp. 11) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: C.M. Price & G.R. Fall, 1842. [iii]-xvi,17- 271,[275]- 285pp., as printed. 12) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: C.M. Price & G.R. Fall, 1843. vii,[9]-135pp. 13) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: C.M. Price & S. Rohrer, 1844. xxi,[25]-395pp. 14) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE. Jackson: C.M. Price & G.R. Fall, 1846. [3]-28,[33]-613,[1]pp. 15) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE. Jackson: Price & Fall, 1848. 584pp. 16) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE. Jackson: Fall & Marshall, 1850. 544pp. [bound with:] LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE. Jackson: Fall & Marshall, 1850. [4],[25]-48pp. Lacks the CONSTITUTION, pp.5-24. 17) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE. Jackson: Fall & Marshall, 1850. 48pp. A complete copy of the latter work from the previous listing above. 18) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A CALLED SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE. Jackson: Palmer & Pickett, 1852. [iii]-xvi,[21]-219pp. 19) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE. Jackson: Palmer & Pickett, 1852. xxviii,537pp. 20) LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, PASSED AT A REGULAR SESSION OF THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE. [Jackson:] Barksdale & [Jones, 1854]. [iii]-xx

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        Reginald Archer. A Novel.

      James R. Osgood, Boston 1871 - First edition, first state. Blind embossed and ruled burgundy cloth, gilt-stamped spine. Contemporary owner's name (C.M. Eakin) inked and penciled on preliminary pages, pages modestly soiled, rear hinge cracked, spine faded and cocked with extremities worn, thus a good only copy. This is Seemuller's third book. The writer Alfred Habegger claimed Henry James plagiarized Seemuller's work after her passing and that the protagonist of this novel, Christie Archer, was the inspiration for *The Portrait of a Lady* by Henry James. Exceptionally scarce first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Konviout von 44 Bänden (von 45 - Band III,3 2.Hälfte fehlt ) "Allgemeine Geschichte in Einzeldarstellungen" Vier Hauptabteilungen: IN VIER hAUPTABTEILUNGEN 8

      Groten mit unterschiedlichen Ausgabejahren, 1871 - mit Abbildungen, Schrift: Fraktur Buch aus der Privatsammlung des Ballistikers Lockhoven, Gebrauchsspuren, Ecken und Kanten berieben, innen leicht gebräunt Bände I.6 (Band 1 und Band 2), II.9, II.8, II.6 (Band 1), II.5, II.2 (Band 1 und Band 2), II.1, III.7 (Band 1); III.6, III.5, III.4, mit starken Gebrauchs- und Lagerspuren am Einband, teilweise innen gewellt wegen Wasserschadens Grünes Regal Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 25000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE COMANCHES: A HISTORY OF WHITE'S BATTALION, VIRGINIA CAVALRY, LAUREL BRIG., HAMPTON DIV., A.N.V., C.S.A.

      Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co., 1871. - 400pp. Original publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, neatly rebacked, with original spine laid down. Cloth rubbed, front hinge a bit loose. Later pencil ownership inscription and annotation on front endpapers. Light foxing, moderate in places. Good plus. In a half calf and cloth slipcase. A rare Confederate regimental history, covering the entire course of the Civil War. Myers was a captain in Company A of the 35th Virginia Cavalry in the Army of Northern Virginia. "A light, witty study of a cavalry unit; comparable in spirit and charm to John Casler's narrative" - Nevins. "Myers might be called the Casler of the cavalry. This is an account written with realism and tempered with wit" - Harwell. HOWES M930, "aa." IN TALL COTTON 129. NEVINS I:135. DORNBUSCH II:1272.

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        The Comanches: A History of White's Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Laurel Brig., Hampton Div., A.N.V., C.S.A.

      Kelly, Piet & Co., Publishers, Baltimore 1871 - 8vo. [1], 400pp., [5]. Text recased in new three-quarter brown leather hardcover. Maroon cloth covered boards. 5 raised bands, gilt lines, gilt stamped designs and gilt lettered title on spine. One new end sheet inserted in front and two new end sheets inserted in the rear. Previous owner name of "Edgar A. Lee" written in pencil top of front blank en paper. Inscription below Lee's signature, "Alice Lee from Papa." "Edgar A. Lee's Book" written in pencil on the verso of the 5th blank end paper. Edgar A. Lee, was a member of this regiment. He enlisted 8/28/1862 at Manassas, Va. as a Private into Co. A VA 35th Battalion Cavalry. He was listed as a POW 11/29/1862 Berryville, Va. He was paroled 4/24/1865 at Edwards' Ferry, MD. (Source American Civil War Research Database). Howes M 930; Dornbusch II 1272; Tall Cotton 129; Nevins I 135, " A light, witty study of a cavalry unit; comparable in spirit and charm to John Casler's narrative." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE COMANCHES: A HISTORY OF WHITE'S BATTALION, VIRGINIA CAVALRY, LAUREL BRIG., HAMPTON DIV., A.N.V., C.S.A.

      Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co., 1871. 400pp. Original publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, neatly rebacked, with original spine laid down. Cloth rubbed, front hinge a bit loose. Later pencil ownership inscription and annotation on front endpapers. Light foxing, moderate in places. Good plus. In a half calf and cloth slipcase. A rare Confederate regimental history, covering the entire course of the Civil War. Myers was a captain in Company A of the 35th Virginia Cavalry in the Army of Northern Virginia. "A light, witty study of a cavalry unit; comparable in spirit and charm to John Casler's narrative" - Nevins. "Myers might be called the Casler of the cavalry. This is an account written with realism and tempered with wit" - Harwell. HOWES M930, "aa." IN TALL COTTON 129. NEVINS I:135. DORNBUSCH II:1272.

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        A pair of hand-carved calabash gourds decorated with portraits of Queen Victoria and Sir William Brandford Griffith

      A pair of hand-carved calabash gourds decorated with portraits of Queen Victoria and Sir William Brandford Griffith, Ghana, ca. 1887. Some cracks to interiors of gourds, with old tape repairs to verso, otherwise in excellent condition. Wires strung across backs for wall-hanging. A pair of calabash gourds featuring highly detailed, hand-carved folk-art portraits of Queen Victoria and Sir William Brandford Griffith. Griffith (1824-1897), was Governor of the Gold Coast (present-day Ghana) from 1880-1881, and again from 1885-1895. His portrait is framed by the words "Sir W.B. Griffith. K.C.M.G." [Knight Commander, Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George]. A man wearing the uniform of the Gold Coast Constabulary, an infantry regiment of the Ghanaian army which was formed in 1879, stands to the right of Griffith. The second gourd, depicting Queen Victoria, is framed by the words "Victoria Dei Gra. Brt. R.F.D." [Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith]. This carved likeness of her is clearly a copy of Joseph Boehm's famously realistic (and therefore, somewhat unflattering) portrait of the Queen, and replicates her mourning veil, pearl jewelry, medals, and (controversially) small crown. This portrait appeared on British coinage from 1887-1893 before it was replaced with one that was deemed more flattering. Griffith was knighted on May 24, 1887, which was also Queen Victoria's 68th birthday. A month later, on June 20th, the Queen celebrated her Golden Jubilee. Given the images and the inscriptions on the gourds, as well as the various dates stated above, it is likely that they were created in the spring of 1887 to commemorate one or both of these events.

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        The Comanches: A History of White's Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Laurel Brig., Hampton Div., A.N.V., C.S.A.

      Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co., Publishers, 1871. First Edition. Three-quarter leather. Very good. 8vo. [1], 400pp., [5]. Text recased in new three-quarter brown leather hardcover. Maroon cloth covered boards. 5 raised bands, gilt lines, gilt stamped designs and gilt lettered title on spine. One new end sheet inserted in front and two new end sheets inserted in the rear. Previous owner name of "Edgar A. Lee" written in pencil top of front blank en paper. Inscription below Lee's signature, "Alice Lee from Papa." "Edgar A. Lee's Book" written in pencil on the verso of the 5th blank end paper. Edgar A. Lee, was a member of this regiment. He enlisted 8/28/1862 at Manassas, Va. as a Private into Co. A VA 35th Battalion Cavalry. He was listed as a POW 11/29/1862 Berryville, Va. He was paroled 4/24/1865 at Edwards' Ferry, MD. (Source American Civil War Research Database). Howes M 930; Dornbusch II 1272; Tall Cotton 129; Nevins I 135, " A light, witty study of a cavalry unit; comparable in spirit and charm to John Casler's narrative.

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        COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY: THE THEORY, THE CONTROVERSY, THE PROOF!; THE FOUR WORKS THAT ESTABLISH COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

      Blanquart-Évrard, [Louis Désiré]. LES COULEURS EN PHOTOGRAPHIE: CAUSERIE. Offprint from: Memoires de la Société des Sciences, de L'Agriculture et des Arts de Lille. 3rd series, volume 9. [Lille: L. Danel, 1871]. First edition. 8vo., 12 pp., with 4 photographic plates. Bound in contemporary yellow paper wrappers with the author and title in manuscript on the front cover. Wrappers are dusty with a short closed tear and lacking the lower front tip. The text is unopened, with the plates in very good condition. This pamphlet is an offprint from the above mentioned journal, the final contribution from Blanquart-Évrard, the president of the society. The text is a brief discussion of the theory and development of color photography, achieved by using three layers of emulsion, each absorbing one of the three primary colors, with each containing a dye that passed its color complement. This was the basis of every modern color process, and is commonly called the "subtractive" process. Both Louis Ducos du Hauron and Charles Cros announced their similar process on May 7, 1869 at a meeting of the Société Française de Photographie, neither aware of the other's experiments. Included, following the text are three photographic plates from color separation negatives of flower leaves provided by Louis Ducos du Hauron: red, blue and yellow, and printed on thin sheets of bichromated gelatin, incorporating carbon pigments. The fourth, and final plate is printed combining the three individual separations to make a full color photograph. In Eder, p.646, he states," Blanquart-Évrard, of Lille, wanted to exploit Du Hauron's process and establish, in 1870, a three-color printing establishment. Du Hauron had already furnished a set of three-color negatives for this purpose, but alas, the Franco-German war forced the postponement of the project until 1871. Unfortunately, Blanquart-Évrard died in April, 1872, but he had reported the process to the Society of Sciences at Lille." Although Cros and Ducos du Hauron exhibited examples of their three-color photographs as early as 1869, in neither of their publications prior to Blanquart-Evrard's, is there an example. This is the first publication to include an original color photograph from life, with WorldCat locating copies only at the George Eastman House, Getty Research Institute, Bibliotheque National de France, and BM Lyon, none of which are identified as an offprint. Roosen and Salu 928. [with] Cros, Charles. SOLUTION GÉNÉRALE DU PROBLÈM DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DES COULEURS. Paris: Gauthiers-Villars et au Bureau du Journal Les Mondes, 1869. First edition. 8vo., 12 pp., printed wrappers. There is a short separation of the wrappers at the spine. A near fine copy. Housed in a pamphlet folder of paper over boards with printed labels. Charles Cros (1842 - 1888) and Louis Ducos du Hauron, simultaneously but independently discovered and published the basic principles of photographic color by the subtractive method. In 1869, Cros published an article in Les Mondes in which he describes a letter he had deposited in 1867 with the Académie des Sciences that outlined his color process. The contents of his letter was made public on May 7, 1869 at a meeting of the Société Française de Photographie when a similar process by Louis Ducos du Hauron was also announced. Cros continued to explore photography in color and in 1877, he was supported in his experiments by the Duke of Chaulnes. Very few examples of his color photographs survive. This pamphlet is a cornerstone work on the development of color photography. WorldCat locates 15 copies in U.S. libraries, making this the more common of these four works. Roosens & Salu No. 2647. [with] Ducos du Hauron, Louis. LES COULEURS EN PHOTOGRAPHIE ET EN PARTICULAR L'HÉLIOCHROMIE AU CHARBON. Traité contenant, dans leur état le plus récent, les formules et la mise en pratique du système de photographie des couleurs publié par l'auteur au mois de mars 1869. Paris: A. Marion, Janvier 1870. First edition. 8vo., 82, (1) pp. Printed wrappers. Moderate chipping to the paper spine. Near fine. Housed in a cloth pamphlet case with a calf label in gilt, inset into the front cover. Louis Ducos du Hauron and Charles Cros, simultaneously, but independently, discovered the basic principles of photographic color by the subtractive method. Ducos du Hauron published his process in 1869, and further elaborated upon it as applied to tricolor carbon printing in this publication of 1870; additionally, he refutes Cros' claim to priority. Rare, with WorldCat locating only three copies: Getty Research Institute, Smithsonian Institution, and John Hopkins University. Roosens and Salu No. 3347. [with] Ducos du Hauron, Louis. UNE QUESTION DE PRIORITÉ AU SUJET DE LA POLYCHROMIE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DE M. LÉON VIDAL. LETTRE A LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE. Agen: Imprimerie de P. Nobel - F. Lamy, successeur, 1876. First edition. 8vo., 12 pp. Printed paper wrappers, which are partially separated at the spine; with a small stain on the rear wrapper. Very good. Housed in a cloth pamphlet folder with paper labels. This is the controversial letter sent by Louis Ducos du Hauron to the Société Française de Photographie establishing his claim to historical priorities in early color systems. In Potonnieé's paper on Ducos du Hauron, which includes an extensive bibliography of printed works, this pamphlet was not included. WorldCat locates only three copies: National Gallery of Canada, Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Yale University, Roosens and Salu No. 3352. Four items. $35,000.00.

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        Lettres à un absent EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1871. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1871, 11x18cm, relié. - First edition on current paper, it has been printed in China and 5 leading copies. Bound in half morocco chocolate shagreen, 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. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 5 Chine en grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin maroquiné chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles caissons dorés enrichis en leurs centres du chiffre doré de Francisque Sarcey, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Alphonse Daudet à son ami (Francisque) Sarcey. Une discrète annotation à la plume en tête de la page de titre probablement de la main du dédicataire, agréable exemplaire.

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        The Descent Of Man, And Selection In Relation To Sex. In Two Volumes. (First Issue)

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1871. First American Edition, First Printing. Brown Cloth. Near Fine. Drawings. 1st Printing Vi, 409, Two Page Catalog [ Origin Of Species, And A Book By T H Huxley] At End; V, Page With 16 Errata To Volume I, "Postscript", 436, 12 Pp Catalog, Mostly Works By Spencer But Again Including Origin Of Species, At End. First Edition, First Issue, With Errata Page In Volume Ii, And Errata Uncorrected In Volume I; Oddly Three Errata Are Incorrectly Identified, The Page Stating The Misspellings On P. 26 "Koalo", P. 199 "Prostratica", And P. 392 "Acroeidae" Are Actually Misspelled Differently In Volume I; And The British First Edition Lists 17 Errata. Two Volumes In Original Brown Cloth, Gilt Lettering And Rules On Spines, Black Border And Design On Covers, Light Yellow Endpapers. A Very Clean, Bright Set, Gilt Still Brilliant, Edges Of Page Block Still Show Original Polish. Gilt Bright, Cloth Evenly Colored, Endpapers Immaculate, Hinges Strong And Without Cracking; Two 1/8" Pull-Tears At Top Edge Of Volume I. A Very Attractive Set, Usually Found With More Wear. (With) A Four Page Prospectus For The 5Th Edition, Beginning "A New American Edition Of "The Origin Of Species", Later Than The Latest English Edition, Has Just Been Published, With The Author's Most Recent Corrections And Additions." Etc. , Undated But With Reference To An 1869 Speech By Geikie (Here Misspelled As Giekie, As It Is In The Catalogs Of Volumes I And Ii Of This Set).

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        Voltaire et la société au XVIIIe siècle / par Gustave Desnoiresterres. Complete in eight volumes

      Paris : Didier et cie, 1871, Hardcover, Second Edition. Near fine copies in the original publisher's gilt-blocked cloth, edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Provenance; from the personal library of Professor Lloyd Austin, University of Manchester. Edition; 2. éd. Physical description; 8 v. ; 19 cm. Notes; Published in 8 series. Title page printed in red and black. Publisher's device on title page. Includes bibliographical references. Contents; 1. La jeunesse de Voltaire. -- 2. Voltaire à Cirey. -- 3. Voltaire à la cour. -- 4. Voltaire et Frédéric. -- 5. Voltaire aux Délices. -- 6. Voltaire et J.-J. Rosseau. -- 7. Voltaire et Genève. -- 8. Retour et mort de Voltaire. Subjects; Voltaire (1694-1778). French Literature. 18th Century. Social Life. Society. Biography. France - Social life and customs. France - Social life and customs - 18th century. Genre; Biography. Text is in French. Inventory No: 236506.

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        BURRITT'S SECTIONAL AND TOWNSHIP MAP OF MINNESOTA, COMPILED FROM THE LATEST AUTHENTIC SOURCES BY J.B. POWER...

      St. Paul, 1871. Folding color map, 34 x 30 inches. 12mo. Original brown cloth folder, gilt-lettered cover. Map bright and clean. Near fine. A handsome state map of Minnesota showing the extensive subdivision of the state and the development of the north shore of Lake Superior. CHECKLIST OF PRINTED MAPS OF THE MIDDLE WEST (MINNESOTA) 0809.

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        Legal Correspondence, Documents, and Other Papers of Attorney William

      1871 - Records of a Lawyer in West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1871-1901 [Manuscript Archive]. Hayes, William M. [Legal Correspondence, Documents, and Other Papers of Attorney William M. Hayes of Chester County, Pennsylvania]. West Chester, PA, And elsewhere, 1871-1901. 63 items comprising approximately 77 pages, sizes range from 5" x 3" to 14" x 8-1/2." Manuscript in ink to most rectos and versos. Light to moderate toning, fold lines, minor wear and soiling. $750. * This archive includes incoming and outgoing correspondence and other papers kept by attorney William M. Hayes of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Highlights include three letters by James F. Wood [1813-1883], the first Catholic archbishop of Philadelphia, concerning a church established for the benefit of factory laborers and an affecting letter from a semi-literate client who can't pay his bill. Seven legal documents seen within the collection include a paper book, a release, the texts for two auction announcements and a deed containing a plat map. It also includes receipts, canceled checks and other financial papers. A distinguished citizen of West Chester, Hayes was the father of Prof. John Russell Hayes of Swarthmore College, president of the West Chester Electric Railway, solicitor for the Wilmington and Northern Railroad Co. and a prominent Freemason.

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        Original Carte-de-visite photograph of Arthur Orton, "The Claimant of the Tichborne Baronetcy".

      London: The London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, c. 1871. Photograph measuring 89 x 59 mm. (image), on card with printed caption, verso bears printed details of the London Stereoscopic Company, fine. Scarce contemporary photographic image of Arthur Orton, the Australian butcher who claimed the identity of Roger Tichborne, an English aristocrat who drowned off South America in 1829.Orton's claim to the Tichborne baronetcy was one of the most widely publicised scandals of the 1860s. Orton travelled to England in 1866 where he convinced Roger Tichborne's mother he was her long-lost son. Here began a lifestyle of debauchery and excess, cut short when the family dragged Orton through the courts in 1871-72. Their civil case was unsuccessful, but laid the foundation for a successful conviction for perjury in 1874, and Orton spent the next ten years in gaol.Several variant carte-du-visites were produced to help fund Orton's legal defence. The National Library of Australia hold a similar example titled 'The Claimant of the Tichborne Baronetcy who alleges he was saved from the Bella'. Here Orton is photographed in a top hat with eyes closed (although the jacket, fob watch and waistcoat are identical to those in this carte-du-visite).

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        Ulysses S Grant Signed Engraving

      Washington, D.C, 1871. Portrait engraving of President Ulysses S. Grant. Boldly signed U.S. Grant. The engraving measures 4 inches by 5.5 inches. This portrait engraving produced by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. In near fine condition, affixed to an 8 inch by 10 inch sheet bearing a small note. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 16.5 inches 18 inches. Three days earlier on May 8, 1871, President Grant had signed the Treaty of Washington, settling the so-called "Alabama Claims," whereby the U.S. sought reparations from the United Kingdom for attacks on U.S. ships by the British built ship, CSS Alabama, and other Confederate ships that were sold to the rebel states during the Civil War. The British government agreed to pay the U.S. $15.5 million.

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        My Little Lady.

      Hurst & Blackett. 1871 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. Half titles, 32pp cata. vol. III; the odd spot but a nice clean copy. Orig. brick-brown cloth, blocked in black, spine lettered in gilt; faint sign of labels removed from front boards. v.g. Wolff 5616, his only title by Poynter; not in Sadleir; 5 copies only on Copac. This is the first novel by Poynter who went on to publish four others, the last in 1890. Set in Belgium My Little Lady Lady follows the travails of Horace Graham, an Englishman on his European travels. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres à un absent

      - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1871, 11x18cm, relié. - Edition in esecuzione su carta, è stato girato in Cina e in 5 grandi giornali. Bound in metà marocco cioccolato dolore, torna con cinque nervi decorato doppie scatole dorate arricchite loro centri di figura dorata Sarcey, marmo piatto, risguardi e contreplats ciotola di carta, rilegatura contemporanea. Prezioso autografo firmato dall'autore al suo amico (Frantz) Sarcey. Una penna discreta annotazione nella parte superiore della pagina del titolo probabilmente dalla mano del dedicatario, bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 5 Chine en grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin maroquiné chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles caissons dorés enrichis en leurs centres du chiffre doré de Francisque Sarcey, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Alphonse Daudet à son ami (Francisque) Sarcey. Une discrète annotation à la plume en tête de la page de titre probablement de la main du dédicataire, agréable exemplaire.

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        Fahnen und Standarten des Deutschen Reiches Buch 1

      Eines der seltensten Sammelbilderalben. Eine Zusammenstellung von 150 Bildern von 1871 bis in das Dritte Reich. Vollständig. Zustand sehr gut.

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        Voltaire et la société au XVIIIe siècle / par Gustave Desnoiresterres. Complete in eight volumes

      Paris : Didier et cie, 1871-76. Second Edition. Near fine copies in the original publisher's gilt-blocked cloth, edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Provenance; from the personal library of Professor Lloyd Austin, University of Manchester. Edition; 2. éd. Physical description; 8 v. ; 19 cm. Notes; Published in 8 series. Title page printed in red and black. Publisher's device on title page. Includes bibliographical references. Contents; 1. La jeunesse de Voltaire. -- 2. Voltaire à Cirey. -- 3. Voltaire à la cour. -- 4. Voltaire et Frédéric. -- 5. Voltaire aux Délices. -- 6. Voltaire et J.-J. Rosseau. -- 7. Voltaire et Genève. -- 8. Retour et mort de Voltaire. Subjects; Voltaire (1694-1778). French Literature. 18th Century. Social Life. Society. Biography. France - Social life and customs. France - Social life and customs - 18th century. Genre; Biography.

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        Notes on The Natural History of the Strait of Magellan and the West Coast of Patagonia made during the voyage of HMS 'Nassau' in the years 1866, 67, 68, & 69.

      Edmonston and Douglas, Edinburgh 1871 - Octavo, with a coloured folding map and 21 lithograph plates; in the original green cloth. Scarce account of an exploration of the Strait of Magellan. Cunningham was appointed naturalist aboard the Nassau, a steamer sent to work on the survey of the Strait and the adjacent channels. This publication gives a journal narrative of the voyage interspersed with natural history notes, and includes their interactions with the native inhabitants of Patagonia, the so-called 'Fuegians'. The narrative provides interesting detail on the lifestyle, hunting and wigwam shelters of these fascinating people, who were thoroughly desensitised to rain, cold and exposure according to Cunningham's account.Five of the plates are fine tinted lithograph views of the region, after drawings by Cunningham's shipmates F. Le B. Bedwell and the Hon. F.C.P. Vereker, and were printed by Waterston in Edinburgh, while the other 16 lithographs are of natural history subjects after drawings by the author. Cunningham's own interest was chiefly the ornithology of the area - after the voyage he published various pieces on the subject in the Ibis - but he also covers the area's botany, mentioning his collections of plants in the Royal Herbarium, Kew and promising articles on the Reptiles, Amphibia, Fishes, Mollusca, and Crustacea in Linnean Transactions. His natural history connections were evidently impeccable: he thanks Hooker, Huxley, Newton, Flower, Sclater, Salvin, Gray, Günther and Baird. Provenance: New South Wales Parliamentary Library, with their stamps. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Proverbia Communia Syriaca. As contained in The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society ... volume the fifth

      London: Trubner & Co, 1871. 8vo, 3 p.l., [197]-463, [1], xxxvii, [1], 16 (List of the members..., 1871), 56 (ads), [16] ads (including an 8-p. Quaritch catalogue offering Art Books); 10 plates (from unrelated articles), original buff printed wrappers bound in at the back, later half brown morocco, gilt lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine, t.e.g.; some scuffing, but very good. Burton's article appears on pages 338-367, and is printed in Roman and Syriac types. Penzer, p. 214: "The article was reprinted as Appendix II in Vol. I of Unexplored Syria, 1872." Casada 165.

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        Kitab Al-Sulwat Al-’Amma + Kitab Mazamir Dawud.

      Society of Promoting Christian Knowledge, Oxford 1871 - lix, 628 pp., Arabic text, endpaper & margins foxed, text translated into Arabic, original full calf, new spine. This work was printed in Arabic for the first time at the Arabic Press in Malta by the British Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. It was translated from several languages into Arabic by the leading Lebanese scholar who translated also the Bible into Arabic. From 1825 to 1848, Faris divided his time between living in Cairo and on the island of Malta. He was the editor-in-chief of an Egyptian newspaper, Al Waqa'eh Al Masriah. In Malta, he was the director of the printing press of American missionaries. He also studied Fiqh in Al-Azhar University in Cairo. Faris is believed to have converted to Protestantism during this period in Egypt, an extended time of relative solitude and study. In 1848 he was invited to Cambridge, England by the Orientalist Samuel Lee (1783–1852) to participate in the Arabic translation of the Bible. This translation of the Bible was published in 1857, after the death of Samuel Lee and it is still considered one of the best Arabic translations of the Bible. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eranische Alterthumskunde (THREE VOLUMES).

      Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig 1871 - Volume I: Geographie, Ethographie und Alteste Geschichte: [1 dedication to Chr. Lassen] + xii, 760 pp. tables / Volume II: Religion, Geschichte bis zum tode Alexanders des Grossen: xii, 632 pp. / Volume III: Geschichte, staats-und familienleben. Wissenschaft und Kunst: iv, 863 pp. + [1], title gilt with label on spine, marbled boards, index, partially lightly browned, otherwise set in very good condition, published 1871-1878. A comprehensive presentation of the geography, history, religion, literature and culture of Iran by the German leading specialist on Persian affairs Friedrich von Spiegel (1820-1905), who was a professor of Oriental languages ??in Erlangen. Bibliographic references: Wilson 213 - RGG III, 188. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        UN ESCURSIONE AL VESUVIO DURANTE L'ERUZIONE DEL GENNAIO 1871 LETTERA AL CHIARISSIMO PROFESSORE F. BRIOSCHI

      ERMANNO LOESCHER, ROMA 1871 - ITALIANO Esemplare privo di coperta, all'occhiello, scolorito ai bordi, dedica firmata con dicitura l'Autore, pagine lievemente ingiallite e con piccole orecchie agli angoli

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        1871. NASON'S EAST AND WEST RIDINGS OF THE COUNTY OF YORK, OR TOWNSHIPS OF ETOBICOKE, MARKHAM, SCARBORO', VAUGHAN & YORK DIRECTORY

      Toronto: Dudley & Burns, Printers, 1871. iv,[4],128pp. Printed advertisements attached to pastedown endpapers. Original leather-backed printed boards. Some minor wear to spine. Overall quite clean and very good. A fine 19th-century directory for these Canadian towns, with several pages of advertisements for Toronto and Ontario merchants.

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        Memoir of Jane Austen by Her Nephew J.E. Austen Leigh, Second Edition, to which is added Lady Susan and fragments of other unfinished tales by Miss Austen

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1871. First printing of the Second Edition of this title. Includes the first appearance of "Lady Susan," basis for the acerbic 2016 film "Love and Friendship," directed by Whit Stillman and starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny. Publisher's green cloth, pattern embossed in blind on the front and rear boards, titles (reading "Lady Susan & c.") and rule in gilt on the spine. Very Good, with two different bookplates on the front endpapers, two neat owner names and dates (1871 and 1954) on the verso of the front endpaper and recto of the first blank, respectively. Some foxing to the prelims, slight lean, clean and sound overall.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Lettre autographe signée (1909) à Etienne Grosclaude

      - Proust (Marcel) (1871-1922) Ecrivain français Lettre autographe signée « Marcel Proust », (Paris), (juin 1909), à Étienne Grosclaude, 6 pages in-8, en-tête manuscrite « 102 bd Haussmann ». Longue lettre de Marcel Proust félicitant Étienne Grosclaude pour son article « Van le Terrible » paru dans Le Figaro du 25 juin 1909. « Ces traits d’ombre constituent ce que j’appellerai le clair obscur dans le calembour et donnent à un tel article les ombres profondes, les abîmes redoutables à notre incertaine érudition, qui lui donnent la poésie de certains paysages de Gustave Moreau où dort toujours dans l’ombre un dieu caché » « Cher Monsieur, Par ces temps où toute amitié, même celle du vieux serviteur pour l’enfant de ses maîtres, risque de tourner à la plus criminelle exaltation et de rappeler aux esprits cultivés Oreste et pis ! (lads), je ne voulais pas, aujourd’hui sous prétexte de littérature comme hier sous celui des finances, commencer avec vous une correspondance suivie. Mais j’ai tenu à vous dire mon admiration pour cet article où avec un art d’une distinction hautaine dont les exemples se trouvent hélas aujourd’hui beaucoup moins chez les littérateurs français que dans l’horticulture japonaise. Vous sacrifiez deux mille calembours que vous apercevez et que vous dédaignez, jusqu’à ce que vous ayez flairé celui qu’une loi mystérieuse mais indiscutable entoure d’une formidable drôlerie et d’une poétique beauté. En cela, il restera le titre de vos calembours. Mais cette aristocratique particularité dans le choix de certains calembours ne vous suffit pas. Après cela vous effacez ce qui lui donnerait l’évidence d’un calembour. Titan lad au lieu d’Encelade, de sorte que ces traits d’ombre constituent ce que j’appellerai le clair obscur dans le calembour et donnent à un tel article les ombres profondes, les abîmes redoutables à notre incertaine érudition, qui lui donnent la poésie de certains paysages de Gustave Moreau où dort toujours dans l’ombre un dieu caché. « Dans l’ombre habite un dieu caché » Nous avons peur de marcher sur un calembour que vous n’avez pas reconnu et nous sentons que nous marchons dans une « forêt de symboles qui m’observent avec des regards familiers ». On finit par craindre chaque mot. « Crains dans le mur aveugle un regard qui t’épie, en la matière même un verbe est attaché » (vers de Gérard de Nerval, vers dorés) Voici Boileau : « à l’accent familier j’ai reconnu le spectre » mais pour remonter aussitôt aux troubles qui ensanglantèrent la minorité de Louis XVI. Toutefois il faut reconnaître que la mythologie nous inspire spécialement et que la fadeur de « l’aile des vans » a quelque chose d’irrésistible. Tant il est vrai que tout nous vient de la Grèce pour donner à ce pays un nom qui ne nous fera pas suspecter de basse flagornerie démagogique, ce qu’on n’hésiterait pas à faire si nous lui donnions à la place cet autre nom cher à Leconte de Lisle qui lui reconnait formellement le titre de Lad. je vous quitte car si vrai qu’il puisse être que les plus mauvais calembours sont encore un hommage que la médiocrité rend à l’esprit, je ne veux pas vous raser ( ) Votre reconnaissant et dévoué Marcel Proust. Venu à Paris en sabotant est admirable ». Dans son article paru en première page du Figaro, Étienne Grosclaude relate avec un humour incisif les mésaventures survenues aux chevaux de courses qui devaient rallier l’hippodrome d’Auteuil pour le championnat annuel de Steeple-chase. Ces derniers, convoyés vers l’hippodrome par des « vans » furent arrêtés par des syndicalistes en présence du député Maurice Berceaux et d’Émile Pataud (C.G.T.) et Abel Craissac (Inspecteur du travail). Grosclaude, tout en finesse et calembour ridiculise la manifestation des contestataires en concluant notamment : « Peut-être que dans bien des siècles, alors que l’oeuvre politique de M. Berteaux aura disparu tout entière, une légende mythologique confondra-t-elle vaguement le héros de Maisons-Lafitte avec un autre Titan

      [Bookseller: Thomas Vincent]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1871 - 1871 Wisden : Rebound without Covers

      Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1871 : Rebound without Covers This Wisden is bound in light brown with gilt to the spine, the internal book is excellent, a tiny amount of spotting to the title page and page block but other than that it is in excellent condition.

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        SCRAMBLED AMONGST THE ALPS: IN THE YEARS 1860-69 1871

      John Murray City, 1871, half Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Plus, Dust Jacket Condition: no dust Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: The Author. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright date is 1871, This antique volume is handsomely bound in private period binding with half vellum and marbled paper covered boards. The work is heavily illustrated with plates and images of Whymper's creating. This volume includes a folding plate, three black and white folding maps and a single lithographed folding map in the rear. This volume documents Whymper's attempts to ascend the Matterhorn and peaks of the Alps. This antique volume is bound in half vellum with marbled paper covered boards and marbled endpapers. The spine is adorned with raised bands and gilt tooling and lettering. The exterior shows mild signs of age/wear with rubbing and scraping to the boards and light soiling. The pages are bright and clean with mild age toning and occasional light ripping to the folding maps and plate. Text and maps are bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible book, Collectible Mountaineering

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        The Descent of Man, and selection in relation to sex

      New York: D. Appleton & Company,, 1871. 2 vols, octavo. Original red diagonal grain cloth, titles to spines gilt, rules and cornerpieces in black to covers, yellow coated endpapers. Minor wear to spine ends and tips, a couple of light marks to covers, short split to head of front hinge of vol. I. An excellent set. First US edition, first issue (with the errata on the verso of the title leaf of vol. II). First published in the UK the preceding year, it was in this work that the word "evolution" appears for the first time, preceding its appearance in the sixth edition of The Origin of Species the following year. Darwin had hoped that one of his supporters might tackle the thorny question of human evolution, but was forced to face the logic of his own theory himself. Darwin deviated from his ostensible subject of mankind to describe sexual selection in the animal kingdom, enabling him to answer those who saw peacock tails as an expression of divine aesthetics. Darwin also set out a definite family tree for humans, tracing their affinity with the Old World monkeys, and laid out his views on the evolutionary origins of morality and religion. "The Descent, understood by Darwin as a sequel to the Origin, was written with a maturity and depth of learning that marked Darwin's status as an élite gentleman of science" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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