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        [ Correspondance de la Veuve du peintre Alexandre - Gabriel Decamps : 38 Lettres datées de 1862 à 1884 ] Année 186... : 3 Lettres autographes signées. de Veuve Decamps à sa fille Léonie et à son gendre l'éditeur Edouard Dentu [ elle part pour Biarritz et le Veyrier, Lot - et - Garonne. 2 août "Le Veyrier a fait une magnifique récolte de vin 50 barriques mais il ne se vendra pas cher. Nous avons vendu pour 1400 de pruneaux, jamais on avait vu cela, notre Jean est enchanté, il me faut bien cela pour remplir le vide que Biarritz avait fait à ma bourse" ... 23 octobre " ] ; 1870 : 2 L.A.S. de la Veuve Decamps datée des 9 septembre et 10 novembre 1870 à sa fille Dentu et à son gendre : "mon gendre est sous les armes et attend l'ordre du départ" ; Année 1871 : 6 L.A.S. de la Veuve Decamps à sa fille et son gendre Dentu : [ cachet du 2 février 1871 : "... serai - je moins heureuse que les dames réfugiées comme moi à l'Hospice de Caudebec en Caux, où je suis depuis 1 mois aussi bien que possible par ce temps de tristesse et de pénible attente" - 7 février 1871 : adressée à Monsieur Dentu, Editeur, Palais Royal, Paris, par le Quartier Général de Versailles : "C'est la troisième lettre que je vous adresse depuis 8 jours toutes par ds voies différentes..." - 19 février 1871 : "Je suis à bout de patience et de courage pour supporter l'inquiétude ... J'ai reçu ce matin une lettre de mon pauvre fils datée du mois de 7bre, il était alors aide de Camp du général Charriere Commandant la 1ère brigade de la 1ère Division du 2ème Corps de la 2e Armée..." - 18 mars 1871 : "J'attends pour rentrer de Paris que les Prussiens de Montmartre aient capitulé, je dis Prussiens mais en vérité ils sont plus nos ennemis encore. Dieu veuille que rien de fâcheux ne survienne ... J'écris à mon concierge pour qu'il me cherche une servante ..." - 12 juin 71 : "Mon cher Monsieur Dentu, J'ai reçu hier les visites de M. et Mme Lair, ma fille me semble sérieusement malade ... Son mari m'assure que ma présence à Paris serait nécessaire. Je vous avoue ma répugnance mais suis toute prête à la dominer... Il serait urgent de faire interroger la concierge, à qui j'avais fait remettre mes clefs par Léon. Je la ferai appeler chez le commissaire. [ puis elle demande des détails sur les décombres subsistants de sa demeure parisienne : ] "Je dois vous dire que je n'ai laiss aucune autre valeur capable de laisser des traces dans un incendie ... Mr Lair ne m'a donné qu'une idée imparfaite, bien qu'il ait été sur les lieux, de l'état de la maison ..."] - 22 février 1871 : 1 L.A.S. d'Edouard Dentu à sa belle - mère [ Il lui annonce la perte de deux lettres, l'heureux accouchement de son épouse, et l'obtention par Léon de la Légion d'Honneur pour sa belle conduite à l'affaire de Champigny ] - - Année 1872 : 3 L.A.S de la Veuve Decamps à son gendre Dentu et à sa fille - Année 1873 : 7 L.A.S. de la Veuve Decamps à son gendre Dentu et à sa fille - Année 1877 : 1 L.A.S - 1884 : 1 L.A.S de la Veuve Decamps - Non datée : 7 L.A.S. de la même dont un émouvant billet au crayon, rédigé d'une main tremblante : "j'ai la douleur de vous apprendre, ma fille, la mort de mon fils Léon hier à Bordeaux" - On joint 8 L.A.S de Léon Decamps, fils du peintre dont 7 à sa soeur Léonie (dont une de condoléance pour la mort de son mari Edouard Dentu, en 1884) et 1 à sa mère (datée du 11 janvier 1862 dans laquelle il raconte ses mésaventures de collégien) - On joint : Petit manuscrit de 5 pages de comptes relatifs à la succession de Madame Decamps (1888)

      1871. [ Correspondance de la Veuve du peintre Alexandre - Gabriel Decamps : 38 Lettres datées de 1862 à 1884 ] Année 186... : 3 L.A.S. de Veuve Decamps à sa fille Léonie et à son gendre l'éditeur Edouard Dentu [ elle part pour Biarritz et le Veyrier, Lot - et - Garonne. 2 août "Le Veyrier a fait une magnifique récolte de vin 50 barriques mais il ne se vendra pas cher. Nous avons vendu pour 1400 de pruneaux, jamais on avait vu cela, notre Jean est enchanté, il me faut bien cela pour remplir le vide que Biarritz avait fait à ma bourse" ... 23 octobre " ] ; 1870 : 2 L.A.S. de la Veuve Decamps datée des 9 septembre et 10 novembre 1870 à sa fille Dentu et à son gendre : "mon gendre est sous les armes et attend l'ordre du départ" ; Année 1871 : 6 L.A.S. de la Veuve Decamps à sa fille et son gendre Dentu : [ cachet du 2 février 1871 : "... serai - je moins heureuse que les dames réfugiées comme moi à l'Hospice de Caudebec en Caux, où je suis depuis 1 mois aussi bien que possible par ce temps de tristesse et de pénible attente" - 7 février 1871 : adressée à Monsieur Dentu, Editeur, Palais Royal, Paris, par le Quartier Général de Versailles : "C'est la troisième lettre que je vous adresse depuis 8 jours toutes par ds voies différentes..." - 19 février 1871 : "Je suis à bout de patience et de courage pour supporter l'inquiétude ... J'ai reçu ce matin une lettre de mon pauvre fils datée du mois de 7bre, il était alors aide de Camp du général Charriere Commandant la 1ère brigade de la 1ère Division du 2ème Corps de la 2e Armée..." - 18 mars 1871 : "J'attends pour rentrer de Paris que les Prussiens de Montmartre aient capitulé, je dis Prussiens mais en vérité ils sont plus nos ennemis encore. Dieu veuille que rien de fâcheux ne survienne ... J'écris à mon concierge pour qu'il me cherche une servante ..." - 12 juin 71 : "Mon cher Monsieur Dentu, J'ai reçu hier les visites de M. et Mme Lair, ma fille me semble sérieusement malade ... Son mari m'assure que ma présence à Paris serait nécessaire. Je vous avoue ma répugnance mais suis toute prête à la dominer... Il serait urgent de faire interroger la concierge, à qui j'avais fait remettre mes clefs par Léon. Je la ferai appeler chez le commissaire. [ puis elle demande des détails sur les décombres subsistants de sa demeure parisienne : ] "Je dois vous dire que je n'ai laiss aucune autre valeur capable de laisser des traces dans un incendie ... Mr Lair ne m'a donné qu'une idée imparfaite, bien qu'il ait été sur les lieux, de l'état de la maison ..."] - 22 février 1871 : 1 L.A.S. d'Edouard Dentu à sa belle - mère [ Il lui annonce la perte de deux lettres, l'heureux accouchement de son épouse, et l'obtention par Léon de la Légion d'Honneur pour sa belle conduite à l'affaire de Champigny ] - - Année 1872 : 3 L.A.S de la Veuve Decamps à son gendre Dentu et à sa fille - Année 1873 : 7 L.A.S. de la Veuve Decamps à son gendre Dentu et à sa fille - Année 1877 : 1 L.A.S - 1884 : 1 L.A.S de la Veuve Decamps - Non datée : 7 L.A.S. de la même dont un émouvant billet au crayon, rédigé d'une main tremblante : "j'ai la douleur de vous apprendre, ma fille, la mort de mon fils Léon hier à Bordeaux" - On joint 8 L.A.S de Léon Decamps, fils du peintre dont 7 à sa soeur Léonie (dont une de condoléance pour la mort de son mari Edouard Dentu, en 1884) et 1 à sa mère (datée du 11 janvier 1862 dans laquelle il raconte ses mésaventures de collégien) - On joint : Petit manuscrit de 5 pages de comptes relatifs à la succession de Madame Decamps (1888) La Veuve du peintre Decamps avait racheté une grande partie de ses tableaux à la licitation qui suivie sa vente. Malheureusement, la maison du 422, rue Saint - Honoré (qui renfermait la collection de tableaux) fut brûlée dans la nuit du 22 mai. Dans sa lettre du 18 mars 1871 elle affirme sa crainte des "Prussiens de Montmartre" ; dans sa missive du 12 juin elle ne peut que constater les dégâts... Intéressant lot rassemblant 29 LAS de la Veuve Decamps, 1 LAS de son gendre l'éditeur Edouard Dentu et 8 LAS de son fils Léon Decamps. Témoignage tant sur la famille du peintre Decamps que sur le drame de la guerre de 1870 et de la Commune de Paris Français

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        The history of Paraguay

      Lee and Shepard 1871 - - Lee and Shepard, Boston 1871, Fort in-8 (15,5x23,5cm), 571pp. et 627pp., 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale, illustrée de 2 portraits aux frontispices des 2 volumes, d'une carte dépliante en fin du tome 1, une autre carte dans le tome 2, quelques gravures et portraits. Reliure d'éditeur en pleine percaline verte grainée. Titre doré, filet et monogramme en queues. Coiffes frottées, avec léger manque de percaline verte en tête du tome 1, découvrant la doublure de percaline. Coins frottés. Bon exemplaire, particulièrement frais. L'auteur, nommé ambassadeur, résida au Paraguay de 1861 à 1868. Histoire depuis 1526 jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Forme du gouvernement et histoire de la junte au paraguay. Etude du commerce, des moeurs, de la torture, de la dictature. Ensemble très complet et richement documenté par un témoin de tout premier ordre. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, illustrated with portraits of two headpieces of 2 volumes, a fold-out map at the end of Volume 1, another card in Volume 2, a few prints and portraits. Publishers'binding in full grained green calico. gilt title, and monogram net tails. Rubbed Caps, with slight lack of green calico head of Volume 1, discovering the calico lining. Rubbed corners. Good copy, especially fresh. 571pp. et 627pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stimmen aus Maria-Laach - Katholische Blätter - Band (Jahrgang) 1-4, 6-9; 12-18, 20-31, 34-50, 52-54; 56-61, 63-72, 74-79, 82-92, 94-95, 97, 103.Band,1922. IX.Ergänzungsband 1886; 1.-3.Registerband (Band 1-75) - ab 1915 unter dem Titel "Stimmen der Zeit".

      Freiburg, Herder, 1871 - 1922. - Ca.300-600 Seiten pro Band, vereinzelt zwei Bände in einem Band bzw. ein Band in zwei Bänden gebunden, Einband etwas berieben, einzelne Bände mit kl.Schäden, insgesamt Bibl.Ex.einer Katholischen Schule in guten und sauberen Zustand - ca.81 Bände. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 85000 8° , im Laufe der Zeit etwas unterschiedliche Bibliothekseinband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Contes rémois. Neuvième édition

      Jouaust, Librairie des Bibliophiles 1871 In - 18 (14,8 cm x 9 cm), (3) ff., 200 - 9 - (3) - 20 pp., maroquin citron, dos à cinq nerfs finement orné, pièces de maroquin rouge et vert, triple filet doré entourant les plats, double filet de coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure signée Cuzin). Neuvième édition, tirée à 380 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 30 exemplaires de tête sur Chine (N° 3). Contient 50 contes en vers, 8 " Contes réservés ", 2 épilogues, et " Opinions diverses sur les Contes rémois ", par A. Orban, M. Maiche, Léon Gozlan, et Alexandre Piedagnel. Orné de bandeaux et culs - de - lampe gravés sur bois. Exemplaire enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée de l'auteur, sur un papier à ses initiales, adressée à Louis Lacour, qu'il remercie pour l'envoi du volume des Mémoires de la Duchesse de Brancas. La lettre, datée du 30 octobre 1865, est écrite depuis le Château de Boursault, édifié en 1842 par la célèbre Veuve Clicquot, dont Louis de Chevigné est le gendre. Ex - libris Ch. Bouret (gravé par Deville), Gustave Chancel, et Suzanne Courtois. Bel exemplaire. (mors supérieur du second plat fendu sur 1 cm). / / 1 volume 18o (14,8 x 9 cm), (3) ff., 200 - 9 - (3) - 20 pp., lemon morocco, spine nicely tooled, raised on five bands, red and green morocco labels, gilt triple fillet border on covers, double fillet on turns - in, gilt dentelle inside, edges gilt on marbling (binding signed Cuzin). Ninth edition, limited printing of 380 numbered copies. One of the 30 first copies on China paper (Nr 3). Contains 50 tales in rimes, 8 "Contes réservés", 2 "Epilogue", and " Opinions diverses sur les Contes rémois ", by A. Orban, M. Maiche, Léon Gozlan, and Alexandre Piedagnel. Illustrated with wood - engraved heading bands and culs - de - lampe. Copy enriched with a signed autograph letter by the author, on a paper with his initials, addressed to Louis Lacour. Louis de Chevigné thanks him for having sent a volume of "Mémoires de la Duchesse de Brancas". The letter, dated 30 oct. 1865, was written from Château de Boursault, built by famous Veuve Clicquot, Louis de Chevigné being her sonèin - law. Ex - libris Ch. Bouret (engraved by Deville), Gustave Chancel, and Suzanne Courtois. Nice copy. (Top join of lower cover cracked on 1 cm).

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        DEMOCRATIC VISTAS

      Washington, D.C. & New York: J.S. Redfield, 1871. 84pp. Original printed pale green stiff wrappers. Spine covering chipped away, wrappers lightly handsoiled with soft vertical crease, lower corner of rear wrapper creased, with short creased tear at bottom gutter of terminal leaf associated with that crease; just a good copy of this extremely fragile book. First edition of what some regard as a work second only to LEAVES OF GRASS in importance in Whitman's canon, published without his name on the title-page. However, initial sales were poor - Myerson records the edition consisted of "at least 500 copies," a number of which were bound up in the collective Centennial Edition of TWO RIVULETS (1876). MYERSON A4.I.a. BAL 21402.

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        Fors Clavigera. Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain (8 volumes) + Ariadne Florentina in similar binding

      George Allen, London 1871 - Full calf leather with 6 raised bands and dark leather labels with author, title and date applied. Marbled endpapers. All bound similar and signed Ramage. 9 volumes, 6 with small "Byrdcliffe" bookplate inside front cover. Flors Clavigera described as follows: 8 bound volumes with NO Index volume. The books were printed between 1871 and 1884. Ariadne Florentina described as follows: Published in 1876. Numerous plates within. Lecture I: The Art of Engraving; II The Relation of Engraving to Other Arts in Florence; III The Technics of Wood and Engraving; IV The Technics of Metal Engraving; V Design in the German Schools of Engraving (Holbein and Durer); VI Design in the Florentine Schools of Engraving (Sandro Botticell). As lovelly as this set of books is, it is further enhanced with the bookplate of Byrdcliffe being present in 6 of the 9 volumes. Byrdcliffe was the Utopian Arts and Crafts Community in Woodstock, NY founded by Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead at the turn of the 20th Century. This set was in the comunity reference library there, and represents an incredible link between Ruskin, Whitehead and the American Arts and Crafts Movement. The Binder, John Ramage, was born in London in 1836. When Ramage came out of his apprenticeship in 1856, he took the unusual step for an English binder of going to Paris and working under Lortic, one of the leading French binders of the day. In 1860 Ramage returned to Britain and purchased the Edinburgh business of Alexander Banks Jnr, stating in the 1861 census returns that he employed 8 men, 3 boys, 6 women and 1 girl. Three years later he moved his business to London, where there was more work. He moved to larger premises in Warwick Lane in 1870, and from there he went to Warwick Square and in 1891 to Creed Lane. He died in 1911. VG, binding quite nice, Scattered light foxing in spots, but not prevalent. A very appealing set with Byrdcliffe bookplates [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Theorie et pratique dedie aux acquereurs de machines a' laver dites Voyelles, systeme Bradford brevete'

      Stationer's Hall, Londres 1871 - In 24, pp. 15 + (1) con ill. xilogr. n.t. Br. ed. Rarissimo e interessante manualetto redatto da Thomas Bradford considerato l'inventore della lavatrice. Bradford, americano, brevetto' una macchina (di cui compare un'illustrazione nel testo) costituita da una gabbia ottagonale in legno nella quale venivano messi i vestiti da lavare inserita a sua volta in una piu' grande, una sorta di mastello di legno, riempito con acqua e sapone. Una manovella azionata a mano faceva ruotare il meccanismo permettendo ai panni di lavarsi. FRA

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        7 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      London und Oxford, 1859 bis 1871. - Zusammen 7½ SS. auf 14 Bll. An den Astronomen Wilhelm Förster: "In the 'Astronomische Nachrichten' No. 1157 is an ephemeris of Nysa computed by you, which unfortunately does not give the distances of the planet from the earth. As it is probable that you have these distances in your manuscript, the Astronomer Royal would be much obliged by your having the goodness to furnish him with them from 1858, Sept. 13 to October 2, for the purpose of computing the parallaxes in the reduction of some observations made at Greenwich [.]" (7. VI. 1859).

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        El Mensagero del Pueblo. Periódico Semanal.

      s/e 1871/73, Montevideo - Tomo I, número 1, del 1º de Enero de 1871 al Tomo I, número 14, del 2 de Marzo de 1871, (este último número esta incompleto). Luego Año III, tomo V, número 157, del 5 de Enero de 1873; al número 208 del 21 de Junio de 1873, faltando los siguientes números: 168, 173, 187, 191 y 195 al 199. En total ofrecemos 57 números de este importante periódico que ofrece noticias de la Masonería y datos políticos e históricos. 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) varias páginas

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        Deutsche Renaissance. Eine Sammlung von Gegenständen der Architektur, Dekoration und Kunstgewerbe in Original-Aufnahmen.

      Leipzig, E. A. Seemann, 1871 - 1884. 9 Bde. (komplett) 4°. Pag. OLwd. Standardwerk zur Kultur der Renaissance mit ca. 3000 Abb. Nicht durchgehend paginiert. - OEbde. v. guter Erhaltung. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Architektur

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        Marrons Sculptés.

      27 hand-colored lithographic plates, comprised of title leaf and pls. numbered 1-15, 15bis, 16, 16bis, 17-24, depicting captioned caricatures of leading French politicians at the end of the Second Empire and the beginning of the Third Republic, including Adolphe Thiers, Jules Favre, Louis Jules Trochu, Émile Olivier, Jules Simon, Henri d'Artois (Comte de Chambord), and Jules Dufaure, and additional contemporary subjects such as Otto von Bismarck, by the caricaturist de Frondat (who worked on other noted satirical Parisian papers such as Le Sifflet and La Nouvelle Lune, possibly under multiple pseudonyms). Leaves with small variations in size and paper type, minor edgewear and toning as expected. Small 4to. Green half-leather over marbled paper boards, raised spine with gilt letter, minor wear to corners. Paris (Duclaux) n.d. (ca. 1871).

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        RENPO SHIRYAKU 2 vols

      1871. Very Good. [ATLAS] Bridgeman, E.C. translated by Mitsukuri Genpo. RENPO SHIRYAKU 2 vols. To^kyo^, Zodiacal date of Meiji 4 [1871]. String-bound, Japanese- style, fukuro-toji. An interesting work by Bridgeman, the Chinese missionary, originally published in Chinese but here marked for reading as Japanese (kanbun). Thus not a translation as we might understand the term, but a long standing aid for literate Japanese to understand the original classical Chinese. With a number of b+w and some color maps of the USA, along with a text describing US history, culture, economics, etc. A bit of cover soiling outside and the scattered signs of insect damage internally, but overall a very good copy. Upon comparison to the original Japanese edition of 1861, there is not much to choose between them.

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        Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871. First Edition. Four small octavo volumes (17.5cm.); contemporary half brown morocco over cloth, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, yellow glazed endpapers. Extremities rubbed, leather a bit dried, textblock trimmed quite close, affecting bottom line of Vol. I title page without loss of meaning. Contemporary ownership signature dated London, 1871, to Vol. I title page; attractive contemporary ownership bookplates printed in red of a C.T. Chivers to front free endpapers. A Very Good set overall.

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        Baltimore : Past and Present. With Biographical Sketches of its Representative Men

      Baltimore: Richardson & Bennett, 1871. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Bendann Brothers. Bendann Brothers. First Edition. [2], 562 pages. 4to. 3/4 leather over pebbled cloth covered boards. Illustrated with sixty two tissue protected photographic portraits of luminaries, fifty-one from life (the balance copyprints after paintings or engravings). The photographs are in excellent condition, strong and rich. Gilt ruling and decoration on raised bands on spine. Overall minor wear to extremities. Where leather rubbed toned to match. Page edges tinted red. One front endpaper with inked previous owner names and past purchase date. Separately engraved title page noting illustrations are by Bendann Brothers. Small chip missing from front flyleaf, occasional corners turned from past readers with bad habits. Seven pages noted with a few words underlined. Cloth. The first 146 pages are a historical sketch of the area by Brantz Mayer titled "Baltimore As it Was and As it Is: A Historical Sketch of the Ancient Town and Modern City, from the foundation, in 1729, to 1870; Compiled and written from Authentic Materials...". The second section is titled "Biographical" and provides biographical sketches and in many cases photographs from life of those worthy of inclusion.

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        Baltimore : Past and Present. With Biographical Sketches of its Representative Men

      Richardson & Bennett, Baltimore 1871 - Bendann Brothers. First Edition. [2], 562 pages. 4to. 3/4 leather over pebbled cloth covered boards. Illustrated with sixty two tissue protected photographic portraits of luminaries, fifty-one from life (the balance copyprints after paintings or engravings). The photographs are in excellent condition, strong and rich. Gilt ruling and decoration on raised bands on spine. Overall minor wear to extremities. Where leather rubbed toned to match. Page edges tinted red. One front endpaper with inked previous owner names and past purchase date. Separately engraved title page noting illustrations are by Bendann Brothers. Small chip missing from front flyleaf, occasional corners turned from past readers with bad habits. Seven pages noted with a few words underlined. Cloth. The first 146 pages are a historical sketch of the area by Brantz Mayer titled "Baltimore As it Was and As it Is: A Historical Sketch of the Ancient Town and Modern City, from the foundation, in 1729, to 1870; Compiled and written from Authentic Materials.". The second section is titled "Biographical" and provides biographical sketches and in many cases photographs from life of those worthy of inclusion. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Paraguay, with Notes of Personal Observations

      1871 - Washburn, Charles A. The History of Paraguay, with Notes of Personal Observations, and Reminiscences of Diplomacy under Difficulties. Boston: Lee and Shepard; NY: Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1871. frontises (portraits), illustrations, folding map, index, xii, 571, xiv, 627p. Hardcover in recent quarterbinding (marbled boards and a brown leather backstrip with four raised bands). 23cm. Minor foxing. Stain in right margin of last few leaves of Vol. II. An attractive copy in Very Good condition. The author had been Commissioner and Minister Resident of the United States at Asuncion from 1861 to 1868. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Proceso de la Commune de Paris. Relacion Completa y Detallada de Todas las Causas que se Siguieron por el Consejo de Guerra, contra los Jefes de la Commune de Paris. Acusaciones, Defensas, Interrogatorios y Sentencias Dictadas contra los Miembros de la Commune, del Comité Central, Escritores, Rochefort, Mme. Leroy, etc., etc. Series I, nos. 1-22, and Series II, nos. 1-8 (all published?).

      Altogether 30 issues, bound in one volume (174, 64 pp.), which appears to be the complete run of the short-lived Spanish journal which chronicles, in great detail, the 1871 uprising in Paris and its ramifications for both France and the international community, with transcripts of sessions of councils of war, in-depth biographical material on many key cultural and political figures involved, critical analysis of events and people, etc., numerous lithographic illustrations throughout, a few full-page. Paper age-darkened, with some mild foxing here and there. Small 8vo. Boards. Barcelona (Libreria Central) 1871.

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        Kooloo – Lahoul – Chumba: an album of over 50 watercolour sketches taken in the Lower Himalayan regions of the Punjab, present-day Himachal Pradesh.

      1871-3 1871 - Folio album (375 × 515 mm). Contemporary dark green half morocco, mid-green morocco-grained cloth, for R. Ackermann, Regent Street, matching patch label, lettered as above to the front board, low bands to the spine with broad gilt rules, paired thick and thin gilt rules to spine and corner edges. A little rubbed and scuffed, corners through, some minor stripping, leaves lightly browned and slightly rippled, some minor marginal soot-smutting towards the front, the watercolours all in excellent condition, overall very good. 53 finished watercolours & 1 pencil drawing mounted rectos only on light card mounting leaves within inked line borders; 29 of the watercolours measure approximately 250 x 350 mm, and 17 around 170 x 250 mm, with the remaining 7 in marginally smaller or larger formats. The majority are captioned in the image in pencil or colour, all have detailed ink captioning on the mounting leaves. A further 6 watercolours have been loosely inserted Superbly vivid pictorial record of travels through the Himalayan regions of the Punjab, now the state of Himachal Pradesh. Harcourt's journey took him from present-day Kullu to Killar between the 2 to the 30 of September 1871; he then later visited to the hill station of Dalhousie between June and October 1873, with images of excursions to the Beas Valley and Rohtang Pass, to Gondla west of Dalhousie, taking in the village of Kugti in the Chamba District in September 1873. The sketches are immediate and detailed, if impressionistic, suggesting that they were taken with the intention of working them up as more highly finished images later, together they convey a telling impression of the rugged, mountainous scenery of this Himalayan region, many of them also showing built structures, native houses, villages, and temples, and the numerous precipitously gorge-spanning "joola" rope suspension bridges. The watercolours are unsigned, but have been firmly attributed to Alfred Frederick Pollock Harcourt (1836-1910). Captain A.F.P. Harcourt was Assistant Commissioner in the Punjab from April 1869 to March 1871. He "served in India from 1855 to 1889 was with the 30th Native Infantry when they mutinied in 1857 and in 1858 took part in the relief of Lucknow. For a short spell he served with the Oudh police, joining the 44th Native Infantry in 1861 and the 4th Sikh Infantry in 1862. In the same year he was transferred to the Bengal Staff Corps and for the remainder of his service worked as a civil officer in the Punjab. During the next twenty-seven years he was posted to Rawalpindi, Dera Ismail Khan, Delhi, Jullundur, Kangra, Karnal, Hoshiarpur, Jhang, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Montgomery and Rohtak. He clearly delighted in the Punjab Hills, especially Kullu, where he was posted in 1869 and where he found scope for painting landscapes and the local people" (British Library, India Office Select Materials). He "was the first person to take note of the architectural grandeur of the temples in the Kullu Valley. He classified the temples of Kullu Valley in four architectural categories" (Mian Goverdhan Singh: Wooden temples of Himachal Pradesh. New Delhi, 1999, p. 60). In 1871 Harcourt published an account of the region, The Himalayan districts of Kooloo, Lahoul, and Spiti, the book was illustrated with just four lithographs from his drawings of local people. The four drawings used for the book are held in the British Library's India Office Collection, part of their collection of 545 drawings by Harcourt executed between 1861 and 1889. A comparison of the watercolours in the present album with the digitised images of Harcourt's work in the British Library collection show similarities of style, palette, the manner in which the sketches are captioned and dated, and in the handwriting of the captions itself. The album, which would have been compiled after Harcourt returned to England in 1889, fills chronological lacunae in the British Library holdings among which there is just a single image dating from

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        Die zweite deutsche Nordpolarfahrt 1869-1870. Vorträge und Mitteilungen

      Berlin: D. Reimer, 1871. First edition. Large folding colored map. iv, 64 pp. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt, a little rubbed, discreet library stamp to title-page. A very good copy. First edition. Large folding colored map. iv, 64 pp. 8vo. Rare. The first published report of Koldewey's second bid to reach the North Pole, specifically via the open sea as per the speculation of August Petermann. This work precedes the official account by two years. The expedition was equipped with two ships, the propeller steamboat, Germania, and a sailing ship, Hansa.Departing Bremerhaven on 15 June, 1869, the expedition headed north past Greenland and the Arctic Sea where Koldewey and his crew sought to penetrate the Arctic. Their complement included six scientists, among them the surveyor Julius von Payer, who would later co-command the first Austrian Arctic expedition. Like so many nineteenth century polar expeditions, the ships did not fair well. Within days of departure, they were separated - though had agreed in advance that in the this event the ships would rendezvous at Sabine Island. On 5 August, the Germania reached Sabine Island where the crew mapped the coast between latitudes 73° and 77°, effectively continuing the work of Edward Sabine back in 1823. Ice prevented the Germania from proceeding further than 75°30'N, just to the north of Shannon Island, and the crew set up a camp on Sabine Island. They used this as a base to chart the Greenland islands and glaciers, during which they discovered Kaiser-Franz-Joseph-Fjord. Meanwhile, on 19 October, the Hansa was crushed by the ice just 50 kilometers short of the proposed rendezvous point. This report includes an account of the voyages of both the Germania (by Koldewey) and the Hansa (by Hildebrandt). These are complemented by the scientific and ethnographic reports of Boergen, Copeland, Pansch and Payer. The large folding map notes that the crew of the Germania made use of maps by William Scoresby, Edward Sabine, Wilhelm Graah and Douglas Clavering. Howgego, K14

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        Little Men

      Roberts Brothers 1871 - Roberts Brothers, Boston 1871. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated 1871 on the title and copyright pages. Pink and White Tyranny ad nearly ready. Cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light spots. Spine lightly rolled, bookplate and name at the endpaper. Light stains at the endpages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Waverley Novels

      London - Adam and Charles Black, 1871 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Twenty-five volumes of the centenary edition of the Waverley novels by Sir Walter Scott. With an illustrated frontispiece to every volume and a facsimile of 'The Marriage Contract of the Bride of Lammermoor' to volume VIII. Collated, complete. The titles included are as follows: Volume I-WaverleyVolume II-Guy ManneringVolume III-AntiquaryVolume IV-Rob RoyVolume V-Old MortalityVolume VI-A Legend of Montrose and Black DwarfVolume VII-Heart of Mid-LothianVolume VIII-Bride of LammermoorVolume IX-IvanhoeVolume X-MonasteryVolume XI-AbbotVolume XII-KenilworthVolume XIII-PirateVolume XIV-Fortunes of NigelVolume XV-Peveril of the PeakVolume XVI-Quentin DurwardVolume XVII-St Ronan's WellVolume XVIII-RedgauntletVolume XIX-Betrothed and Highland WidowVolume XX-TalismanVolume XXI-WoodstockVolume XXII-Fair Maid of PerthVolume XXIII-Anne of GeiersteinVolume XXIV-Count Robert of ParisVolume XXV-Castle Dangerous Surgeons DaughterThe Waverley novels are a long series of novels by Sir Walter Scott. They were the most popular and widely read novels in Europe for almost a century. The series was titled Waverley, after the firstnovel ofthe series,as Scott did not claim authorship until 1827. Prior to Scott's acknowledgement of his authorship the novels were stated as 'by the author of Waverley' to their title pages. Sir WalterScott was a historical novelist, playwright and poet. Aside from his writings he was an advocate, judge and legal administrator. Condition: In half morocco bindings with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, very smart with some light rubbing to the heads and tails of spines. Rubbing to boards ofvolume XXV and XV. Internally, volumes VII, IX andXVIII are generallyfirmly bound but strained in places with the remaining volumes firmly bound. Cockling to pages ofvolumes XVI-XXV due todamp staining. Pages are generally bright with smalltidemarks to the head of pages and outermarginsto volumes XI-XXV, does not affect text. Volumes I-X are generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        General-Ansicht der Regatta in Barcola". Panoramaansicht der Segelregatta in Barcola (Triest). Bleistiftzeichnung mit Weißhöhungen auf ockerfarbenem Velin. Rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet.

      Nicht datiert (wohl 1871). - Format: 23,5 x 49 cm. *Panoramaansicht über die Bucht von Bartholomeo in Triest mit Segelschiffen, im Vordergrund eine große Anzahl Zuschauer. Diese Zeichnung wurde 1871 verwendet als Vorlage für die Illustrationen in der "Leipziger Illustrirte Zeitung" zu dem dort am 16. Dezember 1871 erschienenen Artikel "Die Regatta bei Barcola". Aufbauend auf dieser alten Tradition im 19. Jahrhundert wurde 1969 hier die weltweit größte jährliche Segelregatta "Barcolana" gegründet und Triest nennt sich heute auch "Trieste, citta della Barcolana". Die vorliegende Zeichnung zeigt die Vorgängertradition im 19. Jahrhundert. 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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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        Garibaldi Giuseppe.

      Lettera con firma autografa del Generale, datata 16 d?cembre 1873 . Di cm. 21 x 27 in cornice coeva, con vetro.

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        Père Duchène (le).

      Imp. Sornet, Paris 1871 - Du numéro 1 (6 mars 1871) au numéro 68 et dernier (22 mai 1871). 68 livraisons reliées en 1 vol. in-8, demi-basane rouge (reliure de l'époque). Collection complète du journal le plus célèbre de la Commune de Paris. Rédacteurs : Vermersch, Humbert, Vuillaume. Vignette de Régamey sur le titre La République ou la mort. Dès le premier numéro, le succès du Père Duchêne fut énorme. Cinq livraisons parurent avant le 18 mars. Le n°11 (6 germinal an 79) est en double, relié entre les livraisons 41 et 42. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        TYPES MILITAIRES. ETATS UNIS - MISSOURI GERMAN ARTILLERY. Plate 98 [caption title]

      Paris, 1871. Hand-colored lithograph, 13 1/2 x 9 inches, matted to 19 x 14 inches. A few light spots of foxing in margin, but image quite bright and clean; a few small scuffs to uniform. Very good plus. Plate from Jules Renard Draner's series of caricatures entitled TYPES MILITAIRES: GALERIE MILITAIRE DE TOUTES LES NATIONS, published from 1862-71. Draner - which was his nom de plume - was a Belgian artist who settled in Paris. Though he undertook a career as a businessman, he never lost his zeal for drawing and caricature, and in the 1860s, he undertook to satirize the world's zest for military pomp with a series of one hundred thirty-six color lithographs depicting various military uniforms from around the world, including ten plates showing American uniforms. Though his drawings were executed with an eye toward entertainment and caricature, each shows accurate military dress, down to appropriate use of feathers and buttons. This image shows a portly artilleryman, presumably a German settler in Missouri, decked out in a blue uniform with red trims, holding a plate in one hand and a fork in the other. He is in New Orleans, as indicated by a poster behind him, evidently as part of occupying troops during the Civil War. He directs a horrified look at the bits of red food on his plate and fork, perhaps intended to be some sort of foreign, or New Orleans, delicacy. Quite nice and highly displayable. COLAS 891. LIPPERHEIDE 3624. HILER, p.744.

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        The Descent of Man, and selection in relation to sex, by CHARLES DARWIN, M.A. F.R.S., &c. in two volumes, with illustrations.

      London: John Murray, 1871 - First edition, second issue. Two vols. Vol 1: iii-viii, 423 (1). Vol 2: iii-viii, 475 (1). Numerous woodcuts to text, ads to verso of title pages. Bound without half-titles or publisher’s additional ad leaves. Contemporary half calf gilt with contrasting label, marbled boards, matching marbled endpapers, and marbled edges. Condition: boards rubbed, hinges tender, rather frayed to head caps, very slight foxing to endpapers, internally clean, with all pages intact and no annotations. The second impression with the corrections desired by Darwin made, and ‘when’ to line 1, page 297 volume 1. Please note bound without ad leaves and half titles. Nevertheless, a neat example, priced accordingly, of an important Darwin first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

      John Murray, London 1871 - First edition, first issue (with errata on verso of vol. II title-leaf). viii, 423, [1]; viii, [ii], 475, [1] pp. 8vo. Darwin's Descent of Man created an uproar second only to his Origin of the Species; however, "contrary to popular error, prevalent now as well as then, Darwin never said that man was descended from apes, let alone monkeys; what he claimed was that man's ancestors if alive today would have to be classified among the Primates" (De Beer, Charles Darwin, pp. 210-1). ODNB further clarifies, "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" Freeman 937 Publisher's green cloth. Light wear to covers, expertly recased. Bookplate viii, 423, [1]; viii, [ii], 475, [1] pp. 8vo First edition, first issue (with errata on verso of vol. II title-leaf). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England; Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches

      8vo., finely bound after a design by William Burges in full tan morocco, ruled in black, with five brass mounted semi-precious stones on each board, with two elaborate brass clasps with enamel coats of arms of Lord and Lady Ripon and each set with a semi-precious stone, all by Jes Barkentin, watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Just a little rubbing to binding otherwise a very good copy. A handsome piece of high Victorian design by William Burges, one of the pre-eminent figures of Victorian mediaeval revival, for Lord and Lady Ripon. Studley Royal and St Mary's Church were built for the Ripons between 1871 and 1878. Designed by William Burges it has been described variously as "a dream of Early English glory" and "one of the most perfect churches in the kingdom". Pevsner called it Burges's "ecclesiastical masterpiece." As with his project at Skelton-on-Ure for Lady Mary Vyner, Burges oversaw the whole design from the building itself to the fittings and fixtures. J. Mordaunt Crook comments "Skelton is Picturesque; Studley Royal approaches the Sublime." A series of designs for this binding can be found in the William Burges album "Orfèvrerie Domenstique" in the RIBA library. The binding design on this Prayer Book is directly comparable to another binding he designed for a Prayer Book for Sir Alexander James Beresford Beresford Hope. This was sold at Bonhams in 2009 and now resides in the National Museum Cardiff. It too has metalwork by Jes Barkentin with whom Burges worked closely throughout his career. A bracelet in the Higgins Bedford collection, also by Barkentin, has matching settings with those on this Prayer Book. The story behind the commissioning of the chapels at Studley Royal and Skelton comes from a tragic event. A close friend of the Ripons, Frederick Grantham Vyner, had been kidnapped by Greek bandits during an expedition to Marathon. A ransom of a million drachmas was demanded in return for his release and that of his seven companions. After a fortnight's negotiations, armed troops were sent in to rescue the hostages. During a running gun battle Vyner and three of his friends were shot dead. Vyner's mother, Lady Mary Vyner, and her sister Lady Ripon, decided to use the unspent ransom money for the contruction of two churches on their neighbouring estates, Christ the Consoler at Skelton-on-Ure and St Marys at Studley Royal.

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        The Best of all Good Company...A Day with Charles Dickens.

      8vo., original printed wrappers. Facsimile Dickens letter preceding title. Wrappers a little dusty and slightlly worn, small tear to one margin, a very good copy preserved in chemise and red morocco slipcase. Scarce in original wrappers and a fragile item. First edition. A charming memorial volume to Dickens, edited by the son of his good friend Douglas Jerrold with considerable material by Dickens published here for the first time, including speeches and correspondence.

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        Archive - Famous Victorian Artist - Photographs - Original Drawings

      England, Palestine 1871-1911. Archive of artist Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912), spanning most of his adult life, and comprising 10 original oil and watercolour paintings, manuscript pencil drawings, 4 diaries, unpublished manuscripts, numerous original photographs including 2 carte-de-visite photographs of him in the 16th Regiment of Foot uniform taken circa 1881, over 140 signed manuscript letters, 2 invitations, an autograph guest book, a nearly full packet of his calling cards, an exhibitor card from the Royal Academy of Arts, a leather bound bank book, two signed books from his personal library, and a scant few papers. Some documents and photographs creased, otherwise the lot in very good condition overall. Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) is a well-known Suffolk artist and painter whose works are still sought after today. Born at Southwold, he was a son of wealthy magistrate John Eustace Grubbe (1816-1899) who served twice as mayor of Southwold. From 1909 he was also son-in-law to John Seymour Lucas, R.A., (1849-1923) famous Victorian historical and portrait painter, and an accomplished theatrical costume designer. Grubbe travelled to Italy, Egypt, Israel and Palestine in 1889 to paint and explore. He took up figure painting, first exhibiting at the London Salon. In 1893 he exhibited "A Game of Draughts" at the Royal Academy. He also exhibited in Southwold, Suffolk and Hampstead, London. With the Royal Academy he exhibited as late as May and August 1911, the year before his death. as late as 1908. He was also a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club in Southwold from 1889 to 1905. The personal archive of Suffolk painter Laurence Carrington Grubbe forms a tangible and highly personal autobiography of his life. His diaries, photographs, paintings, and unpublished manuscripts, take us now with him through his college days when he kept his artistic passion a secret, to his service with the Royal Army during which time his undeniable propensity for painting unfolds, and finally on travels through Israel at the onset of his career for the purpose of painting. The following is included: Seven (8) original paintings by Laurence Carrington Grubbe: • View of Rome painted on wood, inscribed in pencil to verso, 21 x 14 cm • Two oil paintings on canvas, made in Jerusalem 1889, each signed and inscribed by Grubbe to verso "The Old City Walls Jerusalem," one panoramic view measuring 35 x 16,5 cm, one closer view measuring 35 x 25 cm. • Oil painting on canvas, two palm trees on a river bank, presumably also made during his tour of Israel and Syria in 1889, measuring 35 x 25 cm • Watercolour scene of Vallebona in Italy, centering around the Saint Lorenz church, 34 x 24 cm • Oil painting on canvas of a farmhouse or cottage, 21 x 11 cm • Watercolour painting on art paper of the same farmhouse, 17,5 x 12,5 cm • Watercolour landscape of Blythburgh with a windmill in the distance, painted on wood, inscribed and dated 1903 by Grubbe to verso, in the original hand-crafted wooden frame. Painting measures approximately 12 x 12 cm, frame measures approximately 18,5 x 18,5 cm. Frame chipped, painting well preserved behind glass. Two (2) original portraits of the artist, one of which is made and signed in the original by painter George Francis Carline (1855-1920), both oil on wood, measuring 20,5 x 29,5 cm. The other may be Carline's work also. Carline exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, and the Dowdeswell Galleries, London. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and father to artists Sydney, Hilda, and Richard Carline. Numerous photographs of the artist and his family - including the rare snapshot taken as putting the finishing touches on his most famous painting, "Little Red Riding Hood" made in 1909. Grubbe painted this piece two years before his daughter's birth. It bears some resemblance to her. He died when she was yet an infant of one year. Also with 2 carte-de-visites of Grubbe as he joined the 16th Regiment of Foot circa 1881. One (1) manuscript diary with entries from October 1882 to December 1885, including sojourns throughout England dispersed with commentary on his duties with the army, apparently being for a time at the Shorncliffe Army Camp. 8vo. 167 pages, black leather boards, revealing much about the personal side of Laurence Grubbe, his imminent transition from man of military to artist, and containing several passages of his own secret cypher yet to be decoded. Excerpts from the journal: "London, Nov. 26th 1882... Have been pretty regularly to F.H.'s studio at work... went with Frank to see (private view) pictures by one Elmore & we were intrigued the artist himself who happened to be there." "Shornecliff, January 18th 1883... Croasdaile has discovered the fact of my secret studio, but I have managed to bind him (I hope) to secrecy." "Shornecliff, January 20th... Ball subscription at Folkstone last night, I find my name published as one of the stewards so went... renewed an acquaintance of last year... also Captain Weir, R.A. from Egypt..." "Shornecliff [Army Camp, Folkstone], January 29th... there was a large ship aground off Landgate visible from the mess. It had been blowing a gale all night & is still... She is the master of the West Indies bound for London with rum & sugar...Her name is Plassey, the crew were all saved. Captain came ashore last..." "Shornecliff, March 9th... Told Earl[?] the other day about my ultimate object in coming to the S. of art... The more I see of soldiery the more I am bent on carrying out my purpose... Three (3) diaries from his time at Eton College and Trinity Hall, 1871-1873, with some papers, letters and one cricket score book. One of the diaries contains a complex collage pencil drawing by Grubbe which illustrates college life and pastimes. Archive of over 140 private manuscript letters received by, and written by Laurence Grubbe, featuring, a signed letter by his father, John Eustace Grubbe (1816-1899), respected magistrate and Mayor of Southwold. Spanning from 1871 to 1909 or later, some of the content reveals surprising aspects about the artist's interests and beliefs. Letters include, in part: • Nine (9) letters written to his father; one letter written and signed by his father to him dealing with financial matters; an engraving of the family coat of arms sent to him by his father; 9 consolatory letters following his father's death, two of these being from his uncle Reverend Charles Septimus Grubbe (1830-1910), Archdeacon of Pietermaritzburg. Together with obituaries notices (newspaper clippings) of his father's death, 11 Dec 1899 at Southwold. Together with a memorandum lease agreement signed by his father 26 September 1893 granting him tenancy of a cottage on Park Lane in Southwold. • Sixteen (16) letters pertaining to his Eton College days and army service, as early as 1873, and including five letters from Walter Caulfield Pratt of Orina House in Aylesbury (born 1820), a magistrate, deputy-lieutenant of Buckinghamshire and former army captain. • Seventeen (17) letters by Laurence written to his wife Marie Ellen Seymour (née Lucas) and nicknamed "Poppets" - mostly written in 1909 before they wed. Forty (40) letters between Laurence and his siblings and his mother, in particular his sister Constance Mary Grubbe, born 21 Apr 1859, Queen Square, Holborn, Middlesex. • Correspondence (4 letters) with introspective and highly spiritual contemplation, among other points, presenting a boisterous defence for the behaviour of the Laurence Oliphant against accusations of "approaching pure-minded girls in a religious mask for the purpose of gratifying his sensual tastes." A letter to James Murray Templeton mentions the recipient's marriage to Rosamond, widow of Laurence Oliphant. [Templeton was Oliphant's most devoted disciple.] A substantial amount of unpublished manuscript works in progress, narratives, poems, and such, as Grubbe explored his interest in writing - a little known preoccupation he had secretly held - and at least one submitted a work for possible publication, according to a letter which is present in the archive. One of these works is a lengthy and well researched manuscript draft account on the political and colonial history of South Africa penned by Grubbe at the start of the Second Boer War and focusing on it, approximately 45 pages in its own journal. Another is an entertaining account memorializing the Battle of Waterloo, titled "The Battle of Aldershot" and illustrated by Grubbe with 13 clever caricature ink drawings. One (1) journal of autographs inscribed "Visitors Book Aug 1905. L.C. Grubbe" containing three original signatures of British painter Ernest Crofts (1847-1911). The volume continues until 1909, and is also signed by persons such as: H.H. Godwin-Austen's nephew General Sir Alfred Reade Godwin-Austen (1889-1963) Royal Engineers Captain Richard Howard Paddison (1891 Southwold - 1959 Kenya) Reverend and botanist E. A. Holmes of Southwold Sir Charles George Grey, 4th Baronet (1880-1957) Major Claude Francis Arthur Egerton (1864-1957) Judge Sir (Charles) Montague Lush, K.C.(1853-1930) Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) is a well-known Suffolk artist and painter whose works are still sought after today. Born at Southwold, he was a son of wealthy magistrate John Eustace Grubbe (1816-1899) who served twice as mayor of Southwold, and Julia Catherine née Hall (ca 1821-1901). He was educated at Eton College, then admitted to Trinity Hall in Cambridge on 3 February 1872. His father had a house at 29 Holland Park, London where the family often resided. By 1881 he was on the active list with the rank of Captain for the 16th (The Bedforshire) Regiment of Foot. In 1882-83 he was at Shorncliffe Army Camp, and travelling in England, during which time he began seriously considering making a profession of painting. He made some investments with his father, for example, possessing Midland Debenture Stock in 1895, and a Midland Railway Debenture in 1896. Grubbe travelled to Italy, Egypt, Israel and Palestine in 1889 to paint and explore. He took up figure painting, first exhibiting at the London Salon. In 1893 he exhibited "A Game of Draughts" at the Royal Academy. He also exhibited in Southwold, Suffolk and Hampstead, London as late as 1908. He was also a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club in Southwold from 1889 to 1905. In 1909 he married Marie Ellen Seymour Lucas (1879-1951) whom he nicknamed "Poppets" and whom was described as a miniaturist in the art community. Her family was replete with renowned artists, her father being the esteemed artist John Seymour Lucas, R.A. (1849-1923), a Victorian English historical and portrait painter, as well as an accomplished theatrical costume designer, distinguished antiquary and collector of architectural artefacts. Lucas owned and remodelled The Blythburgh Priory in the then emerging style and influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement which flourished in England between 1880 and 1910. Laurence and Marie had one daughter, Margaret Julia Maria Grubbe (1911-1997) who also became an artist and illustrator. Grubbe died at his home 96 Abbey Road, Hampstead, London in 1912, aged 57, within a year of Margaret's birth. Daliyat El Karmel is a Druze town in the Haifa District of Israel, located some 20 km southeast of Haifa. In 1870 a local guide showed French explorer Victor Guérin extensive ruins located south of Daliyat al-Karmel, called Khirbet Doubel. The ruins were the most extensive on Mt. Carmel. Guérin thought it might be the town on Mt. Carmel mentioned by Pliny. Conder and Kitchener surveyed the area and noted "traces of ruins" at a place SE of the village centre called Dubil. Later excavations have found remains there from Iron Age I, Early Roman and Byzantine periods, together with pottery from first century to the second-third centuries CE. . Very Good.

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        Autograph musical quotation signed to the music publisher Giulio Ricordi on a postal card with interesting contributions from members of Puccini's circle regarding their impressions of a production of Wagner's Die Meistersinger at La Scala

      This rich document offers glimpses into how the young Puccini and his circle engaged with German musical culture, and Wagnerism in particular. Ricordi, who had recently become Richard Wagner's Italian publisher, was preparing to mount a production of Die Meistersinger at La Scala for the forthcoming Carnival season. He sent Puccini to evaluate a performance of the opera at the Bayreuth Festival. Accompanying Puccini were four others closely associated with the La Scala production. Their impressions - witty, and in spite of their cryptic nature, unquenchably nationalistic - are recorded on the present document: - Puccini's musical quotation, from the third act of La Traviata, cleverly substitutes Violetta's words, "Addio del passato dei sogni ridenti" ("Farewell past, happy dreams of days gone by"), with the battle-cry of those Italians who feared the encroachment of Wagnerian principles upon their venerable operatic traditions: "Torniamo all' antico! [Sarà un progresso.]" ("Let's return to the past; that will be progress."); Verdi himself had coined this aphorism in an 1871 letter to Francesco Florimo. - Carlo D'Ormeville (1840-1924), librettist, stage director at La Scala, and director of the Milanese periodical, La Gazetta dei Teatri, compares the voices of Wagner's singers to unmuzzled dogs. - Cesare Corti, impresario and, along with his brother, Enrico, director at La Scala, whose rhyme recalls the Risorgimento slogan "Viva VERDI," an acronym for Viva V[ittorio] E[manue le] R[e] D' I[talia] ("Long Live Victor Emmanuel II King of Italy") derived from the famous composer's name (indeed, it cites the text of Manrico's famous aria, "Di quella pira," from the third act of Il Trovatore, and may thus be read "The winds [of change, or of Fortune] are blowing [the Italian way]. Long Live the Master [i.e. Verdi] of 'Di quella pira.' ". Ca. 90 x 140 mm. Dated "Bayreuth 24-7-89." - A 3-bar musical quotation from the third act of Verdi's La Traviata, under which the original text, "Addio del passato," has been substituted with "Torniamo all' antico!," signed "G[iacomo]. Puccini." With : - Carlo d'Ormeville. An autograph note: "Dear Giulio, I have just come out from the Maestri Cantori. Although the performers had no muzzles, I am safe and sound" signed "C[arlo]. d'Ormeville." - Cesare Corti. An autograph rhymed couplet "Il vento tira/ Viva il Maestro di quella pira" signed "Cesare Corti." - Adolfo Hohenstein. A pen-and-ink illustration of Beckmesser from Wagner's Die Meistersinger signed "[Adolfo] Hohenstein." - Franco Faccio. An autograph musical "signature" of F[ranco] F[accio] consisting of an F (bass) clef and musical staff with the note F. With the name and address of the recipient (Giulio Ricordi), 2 postage stamps, and 2 round postmarks to verso. Slightly worn and browned; postmark partially obscures the first bar of Puccini's musical quotation.

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        The history of Paraguay

      First edition, illustrated with portraits of two headpieces of 2 volumes, a fold-out map at the end of Volume 1, another card in Volume 2, a few prints and portraits.Publishers'binding in full grained green calico. gilt title, and monogram net tails. Rubbed Caps, with slight lack of green calico head of Volume 1, discovering the calico lining. Rubbed corners. Good copy, especially fresh. Lee and Shepard Boston 1871 Fort in-8 (15,5x23,5cm) 571pp. et 627pp. 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés

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        Historia Del Memorable Sitio y Bloqueo De Barcelona y Heroica Defensa De Los Fueros y Privilegios De Cataluña En 1713 y 1714, Con Las Causas Del Levantamiento De Cataluña Contra Felipe V, y Consiguiente Proclamación Del Archiduque Carlos De Austria, (*).

      Luis Fiol y Gros, Barcelona 1871 - (*).abandono de éste, Tratado de Utrech, y demás pormenores, convenientemente detallados, hasta la definitiva instalación de los Borbones en España, después de vencidos los Valientes Catalanes. 752pp. - 2 hojas y 3 láminas = y = 684pp. - 2 hojas y 4 láminas. Muy buenos grabados al cobre. Encuadernacióndel siglo XX a medio pergamino y tela. ="Esta obra de Bruguera gana interés por contener multitud de documentos de primera mano." Palau 36284 Size: 2 Vols. En 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Einzug der Deutschen in Paris am 1. März 1871" originale Lithographie ca.42,5x58cm (Darstellung/image size) von Hartwich nach Kaiser auf Karton (58x69cm) unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet; Werner Grosse Berlin 1871

      - Unterhalb der Darstellung von links nach rechts: Fürst Bismarck, Kronprinz von Sachsen, Herzog von Coburg-Gotha, Prinz Adalbert, Großherzog von Baden, Prinz Wilhelm von Württemberg, Kaiser Wilhelm, König von Württemberg, Prinz Luitpold von Bayern, Kriegsminister von Roon, Prinz Carl, Großherzog von Weimar, Prinz Albrecht, Graf von Moltke, General von der Tann, Kronprinz von Preußen. [Das dekorative wie seltene Blatt zu den Rändern hin teils braunfleckig und größenbedingt leicht knitterfaltig.]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      Macmillan, UK 1871 - 27th Thousand 1871. Illustrated throughout by John Tenniel. Recently rebound in full leather calf with gilt tooling and raised bands. Book is very good++. Contents good with usage marks/thumbing to pages. More images can be taken upon request. Ref10946 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life and Resources in America

      No publisher stated, Washington, D.C. 1871 - From Japan's first ambassador to the United States, the 1871 1st edition of this very scarce pro-Western report, "for circulation in Japan". WARMLY INSCRIBED BY AMBASSADOR ARINORI MORI on the front blank endpaper and handsomely re-bound in a late 19th century 1/2 black leather over dark-brown bevelled boards. 4 raised bands, gilt-lettering along the spine. Tight and VG to VG+, with very light foxing at the preliminaries, a touch of scuffing to the spine and light wear to the outer hinges Thick octavo, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece of Ulysses S. Grant as well as 5 tipped-in albumen photographs. (In fact, the listing of this title in Howes [Howes M809] notes the frontispiece portrait of Grant but doesn't even mention the 5 albumen photographs). Ambassador Mori, famously, called for the adoption of English as Japan's national language and would ultimately pay with his life for such extreme pro-Western views, having been assassinated by Japanese ultra-nationalists in 1889. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FAC-SIMILE OF THE BLACK-LETTER PRAYER-BOOK: Containing manuscript alterations and additions made in the year 1661, out of which was fairly written the Book of common prayer: subscribed, December 20, A.D. 1661, by the Convocations of Canterbury and York, and annexed to the Act of Uniformity, 13 & 14 Car. II., C. 4, A.D. 1662. (together with) FACSIMILE OF THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. Signed By Convocation December 20th, 1661, and Attached to the Act of Uniformity, 1662 (13 & 14 Charles 2. Cap. 4).

      London: Longman & Co., et al / Eyre & Spottiswoode et al, 1871 / 1891. First editions thus. Hardcover. First volume neatly rebacked preserving all original materials, front inner hinge starting, but heavy sewing tapes holding firm, some foxing to endpapers, text mostly unopened. Second volume: Moderate edgewear, mostly to spine ends and corners, some finger smudging to to title and intro pages, text unopened. (2 volumes). First volume: [11], [544] pp., folio (16 x 10.5 inches), contemporary dark brown cloth with blindstamped ornaments to boards, gilt spine title. Second volume: [7], 544, [16] pp.; folio (15 x 10.5 inches), bound in same style as first volume. First volume with presentation inscription by Lady Georgina Home-Drummond dated June 1913 and bookplate of George Stirling Home Drummond on front pastedown. Binder's ticket of James Truscott & Son, London on rear pastedown. Photo-lithographic facsimiles of the original 17th-century volumes. The first book represents a true facsimile of the "Booke of Common Prayer" printed by Robert Barker in 1636 and edited, corrected, and amended by bishops of the church in 1661 and approved by Convocation as the official text of the revised Book of Common Prayer. This book, with all the marginalia, notes, redactions, etc. was preserved in the House of Lords where it is generally known as "The Convocation Book." The second volume, published in 1891 as a companion to the foregoing, is a true facsimile of the fair copy manuscript that was prepared in 1661 from the "Convocation Book" and formally attached to the Act of Uniformity in 1662. This manuscript is generally referred to as the "Annexed Book" and was the textual source for the published 1662 edition of the Book of Common Prayer, the text which remains the official prayer book of the Church of England. (See Ratcliffe, Edward C. "The Booke of Common Prayer, its making and revisions mdxlix - mdclxi" p. 109-110).

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        Zoologischer Garten. Zum Benefice der jugendlichen Gebrüder Ernst und Robert Merkel. Letzte Gastvorstellung der weltberühmten amerikanischen Gymnastiker - Gesellschaft C. Merkel vom Alhambra - Theater und Cristal Palace in London.

      (München, 1871).Aus zwei Teilen zusammengesetztes Plakat. Mit rot gedrucktem typograph. Text. Blattgr.: 140 x 66 cm. Die aufgeführten Programmpunkte: Grande phantasie gymnastique aerienne, aufgeführt von Herrn Merkel, Mark und Gaupky. - The Aerial Leap. Die fliegenden Menschen. - Blondin`s Seilgang mit einem Sacke über den Kopf auf dem halbzöll. Drahtseile. - Velocipedfahrt in der Luft. ... ohne Anwendung einer Balancirstange. - - - Die amerikanische Gymnastiker - Gesellschaft von C. Merkel gastierte 1871 im Münchner Zoologischen Garten, damals am Rande des Englischen Gartens gelegen. In der Vorstellung war der Hochseilakrobat Blondin (eigentlich Jean François Gravelet; 1824 - 1897) mit seinem "Seilgang mit einem Sack über dem Kopf" zu sehen. Durch die erste Überquerung der Niagarafälle auf einem Seil 1859 war er weltberühmt geworden; 1863 hatte er schon einmal in München gastiert. Das Artistenlexikon von Otto vermerkt zu Merkel: "Luftgymnastiker, dann Circus - Direct., ehem. preuss Armeefeldwebel, geb. am 21. April 1839 in Quaritz bei Glogau.". - Mit kleineren Läsuren, sehr gutes Exemplar des großen Plakates! Bücher de

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        A First Reading Book in the Micmac Language

      

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        Visits to High Tartary Yarkand and Kashghar

      

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