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        Two Lincoln Union Ladies' Tickets to the Lincoln Union Ball:] January 5th, 1870 [and] January 26th, 1871

      (New York) 1871 - Two printed tickets each with a mounted albumen photograph in cabinet card format (4.25 x 6.25 inches). The back side of each ticket has a faint printed design on white glazed paper. Both tickets are neatly trimmed along the right edge, near fine with a few tiny perimeter tears and light toning. The first ticket from 1870 has a mounted albumen photograph of a painting by A.H. Ritchie, of Lincoln with his cabinet reading the Emancipation Proclamation. The second ticket from 1871 has a mounted albumen photograph of a statue of Lincoln reading a newspaper with Grant and whom we believe is Gideon Wells. The Lincoln Union Social Club, a pro-Republican party function, held its first ball in New York City in 1870. These two ephemeral items, tickets for the first and second balls, are not to be confused with the invitations that preceded them. Of the two, the tickets may be a rarer survival. We know of only one other copy of the 1870 ticket at the Library of Congress.

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        The Lost Child

      London and New York: Macmillan. 1871. First. First edition. With 7 full page illustrations and one vignette by L. Frolich. Near fine in rust colored cloth covered boards with black and gold stamping, light edgewear, a bookplate on the front pastedown from the McLallen family who donated this book and 5000 others to Culver Military Academy in 1933. .

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        \"Hochzeitszug in Risano\". Hochzeitszug durch eine belebte Straße vor einer Häuserzeile. Bleistiftzeichnung mit Weißhöhungen auf ockerfarbenem Velin. Rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet.

       Nicht datiert (wohl 1871). Format: 30 x 46 cm.*Fein ausgeführte volkstümliche Szenerie: Ein Hochzeitszug in Risano (Venetien, ital.) mit dem Brautpaar, angeführt von Salut schießenden Soldaten, die Leute auf der Straße grüßend und zuschauend. Die Figuren im vordergrund sind präzise ausgearbeitet, die Häuserzeile im Hintergrund eher schemenhaft skizziert. Provenienz: Sammlung Denzel. - Der österreichische Maler und Zeichner Karl Haase lebte in Triest und unterhielt dort eine Malschule. Er schuf zahlreiche italienische Landschaften, Ansichten und Szenen aus dem Volksleben. - Sauber und gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Bancroft's Tourist's Guide, Yosemite, San Francisco and Around the Bay, (South)

      A.L. Bancroft & Company, San Francisco 1871 - 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 314 p. Published just two years after the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, which enabled easier and faster travel westward, this pocket travel guide to Yosemite was published "for the ordinary use of the average tourist". In the Preface (dated June, 1871) they point out the merits to this more concise, economical version and go on to state "In a new and fast-growing State, like ours, where railroad companies sometimes lay nearly a league of track a day, it is simply impossible that any publication should remain perfectly accurate in every particular, even for twenty-four hours after its first issue" and offer their thanks in advance to "any traveler, railroad, stage or saddle-train agent, or hotel manager" who submits later information or corrections. Per Currey, pages [7]-71 comprise a guide to Yosemite Valley and the Calaveras, Mariposa, and "southern" giant sequoia groves; it also describes northern routes to the valley with rates for hotels, livery, and guides. The book was reissued in 1872, this is the first 1871 edition. ***DESCRIPTION: Original green cloth with a blind-stamped ruled border on both boards, gilt lettering on the front and spine, 16 mo size (approximately 6.25" tall), pagination: (1)-256, (i)-lviii (publisher's ads), with an additional ad being pasted onto the rear pastedown ("Joseph Gillott's Steel Pens of the Old Standard Quality"). ***CONDITION: Overall in very good condition, with a strong, square text block and solid hinges, the entire volume is free of prior owner markings, it is in the original binding and with all 58 pages of ads in the rear as called for by the bibliographies; a professional restorer has strengthened the binding by inserting new boards and putting the original cloth binding over them, so the binding is now strong and sturdy (name of restorer available upon request); the binding does show the original damp-stains. Note that internally the volume has old damp-staining to the flyleaves and title page, minor damp-staining to the next several pages, with a similar pattern at the rear, with the majority of the text pages being clean and bright. ***CITATION: Cowan pg. 33, Currey 5. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the Abe standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Foglio di carta intestata: "Société Internationale de Prévoyance en faveur des citoyens sous les armes Comité Central Français" e datata: "Paris 5.1.1871"

      1871. 21x13,5 cm; 8 righe autografe e firmate da Dunant in cui il fondatore della Croce Rossa approva l'acquisto di: "... Quinze cents cartouches pansements pour distribuer aux gardes mobiles..." per la somma di 750 Franchi

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        The Princess and the Goblin

      Philadelphia: J B Lippincott & Co [1871], 1872. First or Second American Edition. Green Cloth, Gilt. Very Good +. 6 7/8' Tall. I30 Engravings By John Sanderson Dalziel And Arthur Hughes. 1st Printing 203 Pp. Green Cloth, Gilt And Black Lettering And Design, Two Blank Front Free Endpapers And Two Blank Rear Free Endpapers, The Elaborate Green Cloth Binding Being The Same As 1871 Strahan's London First Edition And The 1871 Routledge New York Printing, But With No Publisher's Name At Base Of Spine, And Lippincott Name And1872 Date On Title Page [The Actual Publication Date Of This Lippincott Edition Is Cited As December 18971, And, As Lippincott Was Strahan's American Publisher At This Time, It Is Likely That This Edition The First American Edition). The Strahan Edition Has "Goblin" On Spine In Black, But In The Routledge And This Lippincott Edition It Is In Gilt. 30 B/W Illustrations In The Text, Half-Page At Center Of Pages, Signed With The Dalziels' Name [In Plural] And Hughes' Initials. Very Well Preserved, Covers Clean, All Gilt And Black Complete And Strong, All Gilt Still Brilliant, Rubbing And Wear To Cloth At Top And Bottom Of Spine And At Tips, A Few Frays At Top And Bottom Of Spine And Pinpoint Frays At Three Of The Tips; Hinges Tight, Original Off White Coated Endpapers, No Cracking To Hinges, No Names Or Marks, No Repairs, Slight Spine Lean. Display Quality.

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        A HOME ON THE MISSISSIPPI

      New York, 1871. Handcolored lithograph, 11 x 14 inches, framed under glass. A fine copy. A handsome Currier & Ives lithograph showing a gracious plantation house along the Mississippi, with a steamboat, a road along the levee with several carriages, trees with Spanish moss, etc. "...Old times there are not forgotten - look away, look away...."

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        Art] THE BURNING OF CHICAGO

      Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., New York 1871 - Original, hand colored lithograph. A Very Good print. Small folio; image size: 8" x 12 5/8", overall size: 12 1/2" x 15 7/8". Moderate age-toning to the paper. Three lines of text below the image. Framed in early 20th century wood frame, covered in gilt paster moulding; with glaze. Old Chicago Art gallery label on the reverse. A Very Good lithograph. *** This lithograph shows Chicago, seen in a bird's-eye view, burning, with the lake and ships in the fore. The Great Chicago Fire started on October 10, 1871. This print was done by C&I very shortly after. ** Note: This image conforms to CONNINGHAM (Currier & Ives Prints, 1949, Crown Pub.) C:738. Not examined out of frame. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PUBLISHED WITH THE ART JOURNAL SELECTED PICTURES SERIES 1871

      James S. Virtue,, London 1871 - B&W Illustrations; 296, 88 pages; The Illustrated Catalogue of the Paris International Exhibition Published with the Art Journal. Separately paginated, two title pages. Provenance- the Privare library of Charles Fletcher. Bound in 3/4 scarlet morocco leather over pebble-grain red cloth. Spine with 5 bands. Binding is solid and contents clean and firm. 10 x 13", plate list. ---Linen hinged covers, all edges gilt. Noted for it's unbiased portrayals and opposition to fraud and unattributed works. Replete with plates of the great art works and reference articles. ; 9 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vierwaldstättersee, Vogelschauansicht. Aquarell u. Gouache.

      90 x 117 cm, 70 x 98 cm, unter Passepartout, gerahmt, Tadell. Prachtvolle Vogelschauansicht des Vierwaldstättersees, rechts mit dem Blick auf die Berge der Zentralschweiz, und links über den Zürichsee. Unten rechts signiert: J. Weber, Gut Hohenrain, Zürich II. Vermutlich für eine gedruckte Karte (rechts unten Textfeld). Johannes Weber (1871-1949), Zürcher Maler, zuerst Kunstgewerbeschule, 1890-92 Ecole nat. des arts décoratifs, Ecole nat. des Beaux -Arts u. Académie Colarossi Paris. 1892-1905 Zeichenlehrer Kantonssschule Frauenfeld, danach wieder Studien in Paris. 1917-1937 Zeichenlehrer an der kant. Oberrealschule. Zahlreiche Portraits von Persönlichkeiten des öffentlichen Lebens wie Gerneral Ulrich Wille etc., Landschaften, etc.

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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. 2 volumes.

      London: John Murray, 1871. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (189 x 129 mm). viii, 423 [1], 16; viii, [2], 475 [1], 16 pp., including half-titles, publisher's catalogue dated January 1871 at end of each volume, and several woodcut illustrations in text. Untrimmed and partially unopened. Original publishers green cloth (cloth little rubbed, spotted and soiled, corners bumped and frayed, slight wear to extremities), inner hinges cracked but holding. Internally very little age-toned, little foxing to endpapers, half-titles and adverts at end (else virtually unfoxed), short tear in blank fore-margin of vol. I, p.21/22. Provenance: Charles Robertson (inscribed on half-title and first flyleaf of vol. I). Still very good, unsophisticated set. ----Freeman 245, Norman 599, Sparrow 48; Garrison-M. 170 - First edition, first issue of both volumes (with the errata on verso of title-leaf in vol. II and with the first word of p.297 "transmitted" in vol. I). Twelve years after the publication of the Origin, Darwin made good his promise to "throw light on the origin of man and his history" by publishing the present work, in which he compared man's physical and psychological traits to similar ones in apes and other animals, and showed how even man's mind and moral sense could have evolved through processes of natural selection. In discussing man's ancestry, Darwin did not claim that man was directly descended from apes as we know them today, but stated simply that the extinct ancestors of Homo sapiens would have to be classed among the primates. This statement was (and is) widely misinterpreted by the popular press, however, and caused a furor second only to that raised by the Origin. Darwin also added an essay on sexual selection, i.e. the preferential chances of mating that some individuals of one sex have over their rivals because of special characteristics, leading to the accentuation and transmission of those characteristics (Norman). 2500 copies of the first issue were published on February 24. The second issue was published the following month. Very Good.

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        Kidnapping in the South Seas Being a Narrative of a Three Month’s Cruise of H M Ship Rosario

      Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1871. xi, (1) 233, (2 adverts) pp. b/w photogravure and colored lithograph plates. First edition. Insider’s account of “blackbirding” - the practice of kidnapping native labor from South Pacific islands. The author cuts to the chase: “Of late English traders find ‘black-birding’ far more lucrative than beche-de-mering.” He includes first person and trial testimony. Not much hard fact has been written about this notorious practice, so Palmer’s book is an important and rare source. Ferguson 13727. The color lithos are done from the author’s own drawings. A very good copy bound in original marooon cloth with black rules and gold spine lettering.

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        DUALLA SCRIPTURES Joshua to Job

      

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        (Nilbilder auf seiner Reise durch Egypten nach der Natur aufgenommen Erläuternder Text von A E Brehm u J Dümichen)

      (Wandsbeck, Seitz, 1871 - 1875).. Mit 24 chromolithograph. Tafeln von Karl Werner, auf Karton montiert. 25 Textbll. und der vorderen Umschlag der 4. Lieferung als Ersatz für das nicht vorhandene Titelblatt. Bildgröße ca. 27 x 38 cm, Tafelgröße ca. 46 x 59 cm. Lose in roter OLwd.-Mappe. Quer-Imperial-Folio. Vgl. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 324; Blackmer 1509 - Prachtvolle ägyptische Ansichten und Szenen von dem zu seiner Zeit gefeierten Aquarellisten Karl Werner, der nilaufwärts bis nach Nubien reiste. Werner schuf nach der Natur ebenso detailgenaue wie lebendige und stimmungsvolle Bilder von besonderer Ausdruckskraft. Die Tafeln (datiert 1870-1874) sind aufgrund der Genauigkeit ihrer topographischen, ethnographischen und architekturgeschichtlichen Darstellung von bleibendem Wert. - Trockenstempel der lithographischen Anstalt auf den Trägerkartons, in den Ecken der Kartons kl. Papierschildchen mit Bezeichnung der Bildmotive. - Die Mappe berieben und bestoßen, teils Läsuren, etwas fleckig, Mappenflügel teils lose. Eine Tafel beschnitten. Textblätter teils mit kl. Randläsuren, Widmungsblatt stärker gebräunt, Textmappe etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Randläsuren, teils angestaubt, teilweise etwas stockfleckig, Rückseiten teils stärker, leicht gebräunt.

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        Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance

      Sheldon & Company, New York: 1871. First edition, first printing., 1871.. First edition, first printing.. Occasional light foxing, minor fraying to lower spine and lower corners, some minor bubbling to cloth on rear panel, overall very good in custom mylar cover.. Green cloth title in gilt and stamped in blind. First issue without advertisement for Ball, Black & Co. on the copyright page.

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        No Name. A Drama, in Five Acts

      New York: Robert M. de Witt, Publisher, 1871. De Witt's Acting Plays [Number 104]. 38 pp. lacking final leaf of synopsis, pp. 39-40. 1 vols. 12mo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, red morocco spine labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son, with printed wrappers bound in. Near fine, with light shelfwear to covers. De Witt's Acting Plays [Number 104]. 38 pp. lacking final leaf of synopsis, pp. 39-40. 1 vols. 12mo. An American edition of the dramatized version of Collins' immensely popular "sensation novel," No Name (1861). The London edition of the play was first published in 1870. Parrish & Miller pp. 50-51

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        Alice's Adventures In Wonderland [Early Printing, In Original Cloth]

      London: Macmillan And Company [1866, 1867], 1871. 1st Edition. Red Cloth, Gilt. Very Good. 7 1/2" Tall. Forty Two Illustrations By John Tenniel. 5th or later Printing 192 Pp. Early But Not First Printing, Stated Twenty-Eighth Thousand, With 1871 Date At Bottom Of Title Page. All Edges Gilt. Complete Original Red Cloth, Gilt Lettering, With Green Endpapers. Light Wear, Top Of Publisher's Name On Spine Is Present But Weak,Very Small Areas In Gilt Rules At Edges Are Also Weak, All Other Gilt Strong Including All Other Lettering. Hinges Intact, Never Repaired, Not Cracked. One Weak Crease Down Length Of Rear Cover, Another About 2/5 Of Height. Fraying Along Top And Bottom Of Spine But With No Loss Of Height; 5/8" Tear To Cloth At Top Of Rear Spine Edge Has Been Skillfully Repaired. Tiny, Almost Pinpoint Frays At Tips. Contents Including Endpapers Otherwise Near Fine, Even The Tissue Guard To The Frontispiece Is Intact With No Tears Or Foxing. Small Stamp Of The Book Collection "Sammlung Monschein" At Very Bottom Of First Front Endpaper. Ownership Signature "A. Torkington" At Top Of Half-Title; There Was An A. Torkington In Cricket Records At Marylebone In 1873, But Otherwise Not Identified. Burn Binder's Ticket On Rear Endpapers.

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        THE HOUSEHOLD EDITION OF THE WORKS [in 101 monthly serial parts in wrappers]

      1871. [101 parts in original wrappers] London: Chapman and Hall, July 1871 - January 1880. Together, 101 issues (in 101 consecutive months, except that publication lapsed for two months in February-March 1878, between Nos. 79 and 80). Original blue printed wrappers. The first appearance -- COMPLETE -- of the first collected edition of Dickens's works to be published after his death (beginning just 13 months after his death). Each novel runs through three to six monthly parts (often with one novel ending and another beginning within a single part); at the end of each novel are the preliminary leaves, with which a subscriber could have each novel bound up -- into a total of 22 volumes (including Forster's Life of Dickens at the end).~The name Household Edition "refers to the fact that this was literally an edition 'for the home', and was meant as kind of a 'library edition' for ordinary readers and the less affluent, who would be able, through careful budgeting, to purchase the entire run of twenty-two volumes over a protracted period."~For the Household Edition, Chapman and Hall commissioned new illustrations throughout, by in all eleven artists: "The series... was amply illustrated in a manner that the original Chapman and Hall monthly parts could not have been, with large-scale woodcut illustrations dropped right into the letterpress." [quotes from Allingham et al.]. If our math is correct, there is a total of 877 illustrations, of which 65 are full-page plates (bear in mind that a few of Dickens's novels, such as GREAT EXPECTATIONS and HARD TIMES, had not even been illustrated as first editions.)~All 101 parts are in their original blue printed wrappers, with no wrappers missing. There are occasional ad slips and catalogues inserted, and there is no evidence that any was excised; the Household Edition was not like a serialized Dickens first edition, wherein advertisers clamored to have ads at the beginning and end of almost every part.~Condition is remarkable. Many of the parts are simply fine -- with several dozen parts having leaves still unopened. Some parts have only trifling wear at the spine ends, but only a handful has more than that (a very few with worn spines, one part with a wrapper corner chipped away). There is light foxing on some wrappers or early/late leaves, but nothing extensive. The text illustrations are remarkably bold, and the full-page plates are too (curiously withOUT much of any foxing, though a couple have a ragged fore-edge from extending beyond the leaves). In all -- one could not hope to find a more complete, better-condition set; to our knowledge this is only the second set to appear on the market over the past several decades. See Podeschi (Yale) D66 (the Gimbel Collection at Yale includes only two of the 101 UK parts, though it has a large (but incomplete) group of the American issues).

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

      First Edition of the most violent bi-weekly pamphlet published by the City of Paris under the aegis of Eugene Vermersch Maxime Vuillaume and Alphonse Humbert. Bound in half navy morocco, spine with five nerves with small traces of minor friction, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head. Well nice full copy of the 68 issues published and the "Testament of Duchene" in-fine. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imprimerie Sornet Paris 17 Ventôse-3 Prairial de l'an 79 (1871)relié

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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. In Two Volumes

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1871. First American Edition, First Printing. Brown Cloth. Very Good +. Drawings. 1st Printing Vi, 409; V, "Postscript", 436. Two Volumes In Original Brown Cloth, Gilt Lettering On Spine, Black Border And Design On Covers, Light Yellow Endpapers. Two Page Catalog [ Origin Of Species, And A Book By T H Huxley] At End Of First Volume; 12 Pp Catalog, Mostly Works By Spencer But Again Including Origin Of Species, At End Of Second Volume. A Very Clean, Unmarked Set, Possibly Unread. Edges Of Page Block Still Show Original Polish. Gilt Bright, Cloth Evenly Colored, Endpapers Immaculate, Hinges Strong And Without Cracking, Attractive. Points Of Fraying At Corners And Tips [Tips With Minute Professional Repairs; Faint Dampstain In Parts Of Lower Covers Of Vol. Ii [Also Professionally Refurbished And Almost Invisible], With No Trace Of Dampstaining Inside.

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        LA SANTA BIBLIA

      - LA SANTA BIBLIA. Traducida al español de la vulgata latina y anotada conforme al sentido de los santos padres y expositores católicos por el Ilmo Sr. D. Felipe Scio de San Miguel. Nueva edición ilustrada con muchas y hermosas láminas de acero, mapas, etc.- Paris, Librería de Garnier Hermanos, 1871-1872; 6 tomos en 4º mayor holandesa editorial firmada Magnier & Ses Fils Rel., nervios y lomos profusamente decorados con hierros, cortes dorados, 1º, frontis en cromolitografia, LX- 692 pp. 22 láminas. 2º, anteportada, portada, 748 pp. 18 láminas y un mapa coloreado 3º, anteportada-portada, 877 pp. 6 láminas. 4º, anteportada- portada, 696 pp. 7 láminas 1 mapa coloreado. 5º, anteportada- portada, 1018 pp. 1h. 25 láminas y 2 mapas (uno de ellos coloreado). 6º, VINDICACION de la Santa Biblia contra los tiros de la incredulidad y en defensa y justificación de toda nota de contrariedad con la humana razón; los monumentos de la historia, ciencias y artes; la física, la geología, la cronología, la geografía, la astronomía, etc. Obra escrita en francés por Mr Du-Clot, traducida al español por un doctor presbítero y seguida de los discursos del Emo Cardenal Wiseman, sobre las relaciones que existen entre las ciencias y la religión revelada, VIII- 904 pp 1 lámina plegada y 1 mapa plegado. Obra en general bastante limpia, con pequeñas manchas de oxido en algún tomo. Todas las láminas al acero. Palau:29001

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        Traité des opérations qui se pratiquent sur l'oeil.

      Paris, Lauwereyns, 1871. ____ Première édition. Elle est illustré par 22 photographies originales collées montrant des opérations. C'est le premier ouvrage montrant par la photographie des opérations chirurgicales. L'illustration comprend par ailleurs 190 figures sur bois. Quelques légères rousseurs. Ouvrage très rare. ***** First edition. "This remarkable nineteenth century French book on eye surgery is the first work on ophthalmic surgery illustrated with photographs. It contains the first series of photos of actual operations in a surgery textbook with 22 close-up shots of operations for strabismus, cataract, iridectomy, canthoplasty, etc. (almost certainly performed on cadavers). The photographer, Dr. Montméja, founded the first journal devoted to medical photography in 1869." (M. Rowley). Illustrated also by 190 woodcuts. Some light foxing. Very rare. In-4. Collation : VIII, 275 pp., 22 planches Demi-chagrin brun à coins, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        MAPPAMONDO

      GIANOTTI, 1871. ITALIANO 0,01 Carta a colori, con fioritura, con strappi ai bordi e con i due angoli superiori mancanti USATO

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        Document Signed [Ship's Papers]

      1871. Signed. GRANT, Ulysses S. Document Signed [Ship's Papers]. New Bedford, MA: September 26, 1871. Broadside (22 by 17 inches), printed, engrossed and signed on the recto. $4500.ShipÂ’s papers granting permission to Charles S. Holt, commander of the ship ""Hunter,"" to depart from the port of New Bedford “laden with Provisions, and stores for a whaling voyage” to the Pacific Ocean. President Grant and Secretary of State Hamilton Fish have both boldly signed this document. With the fragile affixed paper seal of the United States present.Because ships leaving U.S. ports needed ship identification papers before a voyage, documents such as this one were signed by the President and Secretary of State ahead of time and forwarded to the port. The Collector of the Port would then fill in the required information and the date. This document was signed in Washington, DC prior to the September 26, 1871 departure date, but was issued from New Bedford on that date. Document printed in four columns on the recto of this folio leaf, completed in manuscript, with text in English, French, Spanish and Dutch. It contains oaths that the named ship is owned by United States citizens, and bears the official paper seal of the United States, and is also countersigned by James Allen, Collector of Customs for the port of New Bedford, and notarized by James Taylor. Some minor expert paper repairs and restorations, chiefly to the verso, and not affecting any signatures. Grant's and Fish's signatures clear and bold. An excellent and scarce signed document.

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        Sonetti. Sollicitae. Oblivia. Vitae

      Editiones Dominicae di Franco Riva, I poeti illustrati, 1871. Con 3 acqueforti originali a piena pagina, numerate e firmate, di Walter Piacesi (cm 29,5x21). Con i versi di Giosuè Carducci ''Alle reliquie di Ugo Foscolo in Santa Croce'', composti in occasione del trasferimento delle ceneri nel 1871 dall'Inghilterra all'Italia. Folio (cm 40x29). pp. 36. . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione originale di 120 es. numerati. .

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        Chiploquorgan; or Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland.

      Dublin. RobertT. White. 1871. - 8vo. 18.59cm, The First Edition, [1],293p.,frontis illustrations from an engraving, and 1 other plate, incontemporary half polished crimson roan, blind and gilt ruledraised bands, gilt titles, crimson marbled boards, The Author'sCopy, with his armorial engraved bookplate, some slight wear on theedges, very good to fine copy, rare. O'Dea. 776. Story p210.Rhodenizer p65. Westwood & Satchell, p76. "Contains many accountsof fishing and in the Nepisiquit, Restigouche and other rivers".Sage p76, Wetzel p128. As an Officer of the 15th Foot Regiment,Dashwood left Cork for St. John, N.B. where he was stationed from1862 until 1868. He was an enthusiastic sportsman who spent hisleaves hunting; in 1868 he made an expedition to Newfoundland toshoot caribou. The present title combines information on game,hunting equipment, and on methods of hunting with passing commentson the country and a well-told account of his hunting experiences.The main title is the Millicite word for the stick on which thekettle is suspended over the camp fire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Considérations sur l'autoplastie en général et sur l'autoplastie labiale en particulier. Etude d'un nouveau procédé pour restauration des lèvres.

      Montpellier, Imp. centrale du Midi, 1871. ____ Première édition. 4 planches hors-texte en lithographie illustrent les cas cliniques étudiés. L'auteur passe en revue les différents procédés opératoires et présente la nouvelle méthode ("franco-indienne") de restauration des lèvres du professeur Moutet. Thèse présentée à la Faculté de Montpellier en 1871. ***** First edition. This thesis devoted to plastic surgery is illustrated by 4 plates in lithography. In-4. Collation : 107 pp., 4 pl. Demi-chagrin brun, dos à nerfs, couvertures imprimées conservées. (Reliure moderne.).

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1871 - 1871 Wisden : Rebound without Covers

      1871. 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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        Middlemarch

      - Edinburgh and London- William Blackwood and Sons, 1871 Book. Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition set of George Eliot's novel Middlemarch. In four volumes. Collated: Without errata slip and half title to volume I. Errata inthe original, uncorrected state. [Sadleir 815]. Half titles present to volumes 2-4 but cropped to upper outer corners. Middlemarch is the penultimate novel by English novelist George Eliot, the pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans. Set in the fictitious MIdlands town of Middlemarch it comprises several distinct stories which intersect. A work of realism, it refers to many historical acts from the early 19th century. Although itoriginally received mixed reviews it is now widely regarded as Eliot's finest work, and is akey novel in theEnglish canon. Middlemarch has been described by Martin Amis and Julian Barnes as the greatest novel in the English language. George Eliot (MaryAnn Evans)was an English novelist, poet, journalist and translator, one of the leadingnovelists of the Victorian era. The author of seven novels, predominantly set inprovincial England, shewrote under a pen name to ensure her works were taken seriously, and to shield her private life from scrutiny. An attractive set for any collector. Condition: In half morocco bindings. Externally, sound with light rubbingto extremties and heavier rubbing to spines. Hinges cracked, with front hinge to volume I and II tender. Rear hinge to volume II also tender. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and generally clean with occasional light spotting, heavier to first and last few pages. Volume III title page close trimmed with shaving to the translation rights line. Half titles to volume I lacking. Half titles present to volumes 2-4 but heavily clipped to upper outer corners. Title page to volume I heavily clipped to upper outer corners. Ink signature to front blank of volume I. Overall: GOOD.

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        ISRAELITISCHES GEBETBUCH : FÜR DEN OEFFENTLICHEN GOTTESDIENST IM GANZEN JAHRE [BOUND WITH, AS ISSUED] GESAENGE UND GEBETE FUER DEN OEFFENTLICHEN GOTTESTDIENST DER ISRAELITEN

      Baltimore : Mühsam Und Siemers, 1871 - Original Boards. 8vo. [vi], 590, 104 pages ; 19 cm. In German with Hebrew. Title translates into English as, "Jewish Prayer Book: For Public Worship Throughout The Year. " Singerman 2280 (2nd variant) . A native of Nemiskert, Hungary, Benjamin Szold (1829-1902) studied as a young man at the Pressburg Yeshivah under the leadership Rabbi Benjamin Wolf. Later, Szold came under the influence of Z. Frankel, H. Graetz and J. Bernays at the Breslau Rabbinical Seminary. In 1858, Szold accepted an invitation to become Rabbi in Baltimore, where he led Congregation Oheb Shalom to be one of the foremost synagogues in the United States. His daughter, Henrietta Szold (1860-1945) founded the Hadassah Women's Organization and Youth Aliyah. See EJ, Vol. XV, cols. 664-5 SUBJECT(S) : Reform Judaism -- Liturgy – Texts -- Jewish religious poetry. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. Original spine torn and some wear on boards. Inside pages very clear. Overall in good + condition. (AMR-47-13) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reginald Archer. A Novel.

      Boston: James R. Osgood. 1871. First. 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. .

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        Document Signed [Ship's Papers]

      , 1871. 1871. Signed. GRANT, Ulysses S. Document Signed [Ship's Papers]. New Bedford, MA: September 26, 1871. Broadside (22 by 17 inches), printed, engrossed and signed on the recto. $4500.Ship

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        Lettres à un absent

      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! Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1871 11x18cm relié

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        Natural History of British Moths

      1871. MORRIS, Rev. F. O. A Natural History of British Moths. London: Henry Edward Knox, 1871. Four volumes. Royal octavo, original green gilt- and blind-stamped cloth, uncut and unopened. $1800.Second edition, with nearly 2000 specimens of moths illustrated on 132 hand-colored plates.An Anglican rector, Morris is “best known by his works on natural history, which, although ‘popular’ rather than scientific, had much literary value” (DNB). Although the six-volume A History of British Birds (1851-57) is considered his masterwork, Morris also published extensively on insects, including A History of British Butterflies (1853), Catalogue of British Insects in all the Orders (1865) and the present work, first published in 1859-1870. Includes English and scientific names of moths, their geographical distribution, times when they appear and what they eat as caterpillars. Index to genera and species in Volume IV. Without extremely rare dust jackets. Bookseller tickets; bookplates and evidence of bookplate removal.Scattered foxing to preliminaries and edges. Plates clean and vivid, publisher’s cloth extremely fresh and bright. A near-fine set.

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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.

      Roberts Brothers, Boston, MA 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. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Inspectors of Irish Fisheries on the Sea and Inland Fisheries of Ireland for 1870-1879. Ten Seperate publications.

      Alex. Thom & Co. Ltd - 1871. Disbound. C. 100 pages for each publication.A Rare collection of Irish Fisheries Reports. . . . . .

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        The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, 2 volumes

      John Murray, London 1871 - The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, 2 volumes, by Charles Darwin 1st edition, 2nd printing, Seven thousandth: Published by John Murray, London 1871, A rare pair of first edition, 2nd printing editions of Charles Darwin's classic work in good condition. The volumes contain black and white illustrations throughout the text. The sixteen page catalogue at the rear of the books are dated January 1871. The word "evolution" is used for the first time by Darwin on page two of the first volume. Original green cloth boards with blind stamped illustration on the cover. Gilt lettering and borders to the spine. Wear to the spine ends with some tears and light damage. Corners are bumped. Volume 1 has faint white and tiny black ink marks on the cover. Black coated end papers with black marking/repaired tear on the first volume's rear page. The rear hinge is splitting on the first volume. Small booksellers stamp on the rear paste down of the first volume. Foxing on the end papers and the contents are generally free from spotting. 8vo Vol 1, 423 printed pages , Vol 2 475 printed pages both with

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        Geographia Alagoana ou Descrip

      Typographia do Liberal, Maceio - Brasil 1871 - 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) 483 p

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        Panorama della strada - ferrata delle Alpi Cozie. Moncenisio.

      Firenze, Pineider, 1871 circa, vedute lit. a colori di Susa e Torino all'interno dei due piatti, e lunga (ben 4 metri e 20 cm.) lit. a colori da Modane a Bussoleno, vista a volo d'uccello, alla scala 1 : 10.000. 25 piccole vedute sono ai margini del "percorso". Tracce d'uso alle sole cop.

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        La curée

      First edition, of which there were no large paper copies. Elegant pastiche Bradel binding of marbled paper boards by T. Boichot, red Russia title-piece, covers bearing date 1872 and spine (soiled) preserved, top edge gilt.Skillfully repaired tear to head of half-title, title, preface and first leaf of text.A little insignificant spotting.A rare copy of the second volume of Les Rougon-Macquart in a handsome pastiche binding.  A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie Paris & Bruxelles & Leipzig & Livourne 1871 12x19cm relié

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