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

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

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Tribschen, 30. IX. 1871. - Large 4to. 4 pp. on bifolium. To an undisclosed recipient, i. e. August Frhr. v. Loën, director of the Court Theatre at Weimar and the court orchestra, in the matter of the foundation of the Bayreuth Festival Theatre. - The laying of the foundation stone for the theatre took place on May 22, 1872, Wagner's 50th birthday. Marie ("Mimi") Baroness (from 1879: Countess) von Schleinitz (1842-1912) - whom Wagner is mentioning - was an influential salonnière of the early German Reich in Berlin and one of the most important supporters of Richard Wagner and one of the principal advocates of the Bayreuth Festival. WBV 5898.

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        GENERAL SHERMAN IN CALIFORNIA 1846 - 1850 [manuscript title]

      Washington, D.C., 1871. Folio. Contemporary three-quarter morocco and cloth, gilt, spine gilt, raised bands. Boards rubbed and shelfworn. A few leaves with some small tears or chips, but on the whole very neat, clean, and legible. Near fine. An exceptional American manuscript memoir, this is the original manuscript of General William Tecumseh Sherman's memoirs of his experiences in California from 1846 to 1850. Written entirely in Sherman's hand, the manuscript describes his experiences during the Mexican-American War, the American conquest of California, the discovery of gold at Sutter's Fort in 1848, and the subsequent Gold Rush. This is the original text of what became the first two chapters of Sherman's MEMOIRS..., regarded as a classic American autobiography. General Sherman began writing a memoir of his life before the Civil War some time around 1870, chiefly for the edification of his family. The present manuscript is that memoir, written entirely in Sherman's hand. The manuscript is dated March 1871, and Sherman presented it to his loyal aide-de-camp, Joseph C. Audenried, at that time. These recollections of Sherman's early years in California became the first two chapters of his MEMOIRS, published in 1875. This original manuscript is therefore the earliest part of Sherman's memoir, and the earliest autobiographical writing in which he engaged. In early 1874, Sherman began to expand his memoirs to encompass the Civil War years, and this grew into a larger, more disciplined project, which resulted in a two- volume work, published in 1875 by Appleton and Company, entitled MEMOIRS OF GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN, WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. In the preface to the first edition Sherman wrote that he intended his memoir to be merely his "recollection of events, corrected by a reference to his own memoranda, which may assist the future historian when he comes to describe the whole, and account for the motives and reasons which influenced some of the actors in the grand drama of war." Sherman's work, priced $7 a set, was immediately popular, and sold some 10,000 copies in the three weeks after publication, and ultimately sold some 25,000 sets, for which Sherman was paid $25,000. The present manuscript is very much in the form of a rough draft, with numerous corrections, cross-outs, and emendations, and also with variations from the published text. For example, in the opening paragraph Sherman lists the officers stationed at Fort Moultrie, South Carolina in the Spring of 1846. In the published text a "Surgeon McLaren" is listed, while in this manuscript the name is given as "Surgeon Hawkins." The manuscript also shows clarifications and corrections by Sherman that were incorporated into the published text. This manuscript actually goes beyond the two chapters in Sherman's published memoirs devoted to his time in California, concluding with some of the initial events described in his chapter entitled "Missouri, Louisiana, and California 1850-1855," particularly his experiences in Washington. This portion is substantially different from the published version of Sherman's memoir. In all, this manuscript is an excellent source through which to study the writing, re-writing, and editing of Sherman's work. As mentioned, this manuscript became the first two chapters of the first edition of Sherman's published MEMOIRS (the second edition, published in 1886, added a preceding chapter, describing Sherman's life up to the Mexican-American War). Sherman recounts his being assigned to California, his voyage around Cape Horn in the winter of 1846-47, his scouting trips around California in 1847, and his assignment as assistant adjutant to Colonel Richard B. Mason, the civil and military governor of California. Sherman also relates how he received the news of the initial discovery of gold at Sutter's Fort, his meeting with Kit Carson, who brought the first overland mail to California, his trips to inspect the gold fields, and his drafting of an official report on the discoveries. In February 1849, Sherman became adjutant to General Persifor Smith, the new commander of the Division of the Pacific, and he describes those experiences, as well as his work surveying for land speculators and ranchers. In the Fall of 1849, Sherman attended the California constitutional convention at Monterey and describes his experiences there, as well as his observations in Sacramento as the region was flooded with gold seekers. Two excerpts from the text give fine examples of the high narrative quality and sense of immediacy with which Sherman recounts his experiences in California. The first describes the circumstances when he first heard of the great gold strikes, the second is his recollection of his first meeting with Kit Carson: "I remember one day in the Spring of 1848, two men Americans came into the office & inquired for the Governor. I asked their business and one answered that he had just come down from Captain Sutter on special business, and he wanted to see Governor Mason. I took them in to the Colonel and left them together. After some time the Colonel came to his door & called to me. I went in and my attention was directed to a series of papers unfolded on the table on which lay about half an ounce of Placer Gold. Mason said to me what is that? I touched it & examined one or two of the larger pieces & said, is it Gold? Mason asked me if I had ever seen native Gold, and I answered that in 1843 I was in upper Georgia and saw some native gold, but it was much finer than that, and that it was in a phial or transparent quill. But I said that if that was Gold it could be easily tested, first by its malleability and next by acids. I took a piece in my teeth and the metallic lustre was perfect." On Kit Carson: "As yet we had no regular mail to any part of the United States, but mails had come to us at long intervals around Cape Horn and one or two by land. I well remember the first overland mail. It was brought by Kit Carson in a saddle bag from Taos in New Mexico. We heard of his arrival at Los Angeles and waited patiently for his arrival at h'quarters. His fame then was at its height from the publication of Fremont's books and I was very curious to see a man who had achieved such feats of daring among the wild animals of the Rocky Mountains and still wilder Indians of the plains. At last his arrival was reported at the town in Monterey and I hurried to meet him. I cannot express my surprise at beholding a small, stoop shouldered man with reddish hair, freckled face, soft blue eyes, and nothing to indicate extraordinary courage or daring. He spoke but little, and answered questions in monosyllables. I asked for his mail and he picked up his light saddle bags containing the 'Great Overland Mail' and we walked together to Head Qrs., where he delivered his parcel into Col. Mason's own hands." This paragraph alone contains a few instances where the manuscript of Sherman's memoir is at variance with the published version. Mark Twain called Sherman "a master of narrative," and literary critic Edmund Wilson wrote that while Ulysses S. Grant's PERSONAL MEMOIRS... are "aloof and dispassionate," in Sherman's memoir "the man is all there in his book; the book is the man speaking." Wilson goes on in his appreciation of Sherman: "He had a trained gift of self-expression....his memoirs are quite amazing. The vigorous accounts of his pre-war activities...is varied in just the right proportion and to just the right degree of vivacity with anecdotes and personal experiences....He tells us what he thought and what he felt, and he never strikes any attitudes or pretends to feel anything which he does not feel. His frankness and self-dependence, his rectitude in whatever he undertakes...and his contempt for petty schemes and ambitions, together with a disregard for many conventional scruples, make Sherman, in spite of his harshness, a figure whom we not only respect but cannot help liking." This original manuscript of the California section of Sherman's MEMOIRS was presented by Sherman to his long- serving, trusted aide-de-camp, Colonel Joseph C. Audenried. Sherman has written, below the manuscript title, "presented to Col. Audenried A.D.C. by General Sherman in consideration of Col. Audenried having copied the same for the General. Hd. Qr. of the Army Washington D.C. March 17, 1871." At the conclusion of the text is a similar inscription. It appears that Sherman gave this copy of his original manuscript memoir to Audenried after Audenried made a copy for Sherman himself to keep. This copy, entirely in Sherman's hand and the original manuscript of the memoir has descended through the Audenried family, appearing on the market here for the first time. Joseph Crain Audenried (1839-80) was born in Pennsylvania and graduated from West Point in 1861. Brevetted a second lieutenant, he assisted in organizing and training troops in Washington before being assigned as an aide to several generals, including Daniel Tyler, William H. Emory, Edwin Sumner, John Wool, and Ulysses S. Grant. In October 1863, Audenried was transferred to General William Tecumseh Sherman's command, and he served as Sherman's aide-de-camp and principal assistant until his death in 1880 at age forty. With Sherman, Audenried participated in the events for which Sherman is most famous: the siege of Atlanta, the March to the Sea, and the March through the Carolinas. He was promoted to captain in the 6th Cavalry in 1866, and then to colonel in 1869. Audenried was stationed with Sherman at St. Louis for much of this time, and joined his commander in the Indian Wars of the West and on tours of the West, and also on Sherman's tour of Europe and the Middle East in 1871-72. Audenried married Mary Colkett in 1863, and the two had a daughter, Florence, in 1867. After Audenried's death in 1880, Sherman and Mary Audenried grew quite close, and it has been speculated that the married commander engaged in an affair with his aide's widow. The original manuscript of General William Tecumseh Sherman's memoir of his time in California during the tumultuous late 1840s. A highly significant portion of one of the great American memoirs.

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        Souvenir de la Suisse. Album de 50 vues gravées.

      à Zurich chez J. H. Locher, s.d., um 1871, - 7x8.5 cm. Bild mit Text (10x15, l?Album), ravissant album de 50 vues aquatintées de l?éditeur Locher à Zürich, interfoliées avec des feuilles blanches, reliure en toile originale. Titre et encadrement or sur le plat devant. Album komplett mit 50 sehr fein gestochenen Abb. in aquatinta manier, mit weissen Zwischen-Blättern. Vereinzelt nummeriert, eine Auswahl touristischer Ansichten in zwangloser Reihenfolge (nicht nach Nummern eingebunden). 1) Grutli au lac des IV Cantons / 2) St. Gallen / 3) Schaffhausen / 4) Chute du Rhin / 5) Constanz / 6) Ragatz / 7) Glarus / 8) Schloss Tarasp / 9) Bad-Tarsp / 10) St-Maurice (VS) / 11) Zurich (prise depuis la Weid) / 12) Lucerne / 13) Wäggis / 14) Le Kaltbadd sur le Righi / 15) Rigi-Staffel / 16) Rigi-Kulm / 17) Schwyz / 18) Axenstrasse / 19) Chapelle de G. Tell au lac des IV Cantons / 20) Sonnenberg auf Seelisberg / 21) Gersau (Hôtel Müller) / 22) Beckenried / 23) Engelberg / 24) Berne / 25) Thun / 26) Interlaken / 27) Hôtel du Glacier à Grindelwald / 28) Château Hünegg près Thun / 29) Meyringen (Oberland bernois) / 30) Hospice du Grimsel / 31) Fribourg / 32) Yverdon (VD) / 33) Morges au lac Léman / 34) Nyon / 35) Rolle au lac Léman / 36) Genève / 37) Monument de J.-J. Rousseau à Genève / 38) Vevey au lac de Genève / 39) Chillon / 40) Hôtel Byron / 41) Lausanne / 42) Montreux au Lac Léman / 43) L?Hôtel de Beaurivage à Ouchy / 44) Chute de la Pissevache / 45) Bains de St. Moritz / 46) Sion (Capitale du Valais) / 47) Giessbach (Oberland bernois) / 48) Chute du Reichenbach (Oberland bernois) / 49) Chute du Staubbach (Oberland bernois) / 50) Berne (Emmental).Fine complete copy with 50 aquatint views. I have rarely seen such a nice complete copy.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret -; Lonchamp 2739 ; Wäber .

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 2.Auflage, 18 Bände, 1871-1873

      - Meyers Neues Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Wörterbuch des allgemeinen Wissens. Neuer Stereotyp-Abdruck der Zweiten gänzlich umgearbeiteten Auflage (beendigt 1867). 18 Bände (Grundlexikon A-Z, Registerband, Special-Supplement & Illustrationsband). Hildburghausen, Bibliographisches Institut, 1871-1873. Original-Halbledereinbände der Zeit. Schwarze Lederrücken mit dezenten Goldprägungen. Mit dem seltenen Illustrations- & Kartenband zur 2.Auflage (in ein Buch gebunden); dieser mit über 200 (teils farbigen, teilweise doppelseitigen) Illustrationen. Wie auch den ersten 7 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, bei drei Buchrücken kleiner Abrieb, die beiden letzten Bände hier etwas stärker. Goldprägungen teils verblasst. Buchkanten berieben & -ecken bestoßen. Buchdeckel noch sehr gut erhalten, einer hat hinten einen Eindruck & vier eine Abschabung. Bei ca. der Hälfte der Bände finden sich am Außengelenk winzig kleine Löchel. Die Kapitale sind ohne Mängel, lediglich an den Außengelenken gibt es bei zwei Bänden einen kleinen & bei einem einen größeren Einriß. Innen alles fest eingebunden, keine losen oder fehlenden Seiten, kein unangenehmer Geruch. Abklatsch der Ecken auf den Vorsätzen & fleckig. Ein Band ist teilweise am Seitenrand bräunlich verfärbt & zwei Bände haben eine Anstreichung auf dem Titelblatt (siehe Bild des Titelblattes vom ersten Band in der Galerie). 36000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fleurs Fruits & Légumes du jour., Légendes de H. Briollet.

      Paris: Au Bureau de L Eclipse, 1871 - 32 (inklusive des Titelblattes) kolorierte Lithographien mit Karikaturen zu bedeutenden Person in Frankreich unter Naopleon III., 1 Bl., 31 S. Alfred Le Petit (* 8. Juni 1841 in Aumale, Seine-Maritime, Frankreich; † 15. November 1909 in Levallois-Perret, Frankreich) war ein französischer Maler und Karikaturist. Nach seinem Studium der Malerei, Fotografie und Zeichenkunst betätigte sich Le Petit als Karikaturist. Zunächst arbeitete er mit Andre Gill für die Satirezeitschrift L`Éclipse. Seine Karikaturen für die von ihm gegründete Zeitschrift La Charge richteten sich vor allem gegen Napoleon III. Über einen langen Zeitraum gestaltete er die Titelseite der Zeitschrift Le Grelot. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Gr.-8°, OHalbleinwand mit montiertem farbigen Vorderdeckelbild, Einband leicht fleckig und leicht berieben, Einbandkanten berieben, Kapitale bestossen, innen an den Rändern fingerfleckig, 31 Karikatur und hinterer Vorsatz am rechten Rand mit größerer Randfehlstelle, aber ohne Bild- und Textverlust, ansonsten gut. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SIR HARRY HOTSPUR OF HUMBLETHWAITE

      1871. [the Morris Parrish copy] New York: Macmillan and Co., 1871. Original brown cloth. First Edition, American issue, of this tale of "a proud, generous, irascible old father, a gentle, faithful-unto-death little heroine [his daughter], and a villain of desperate wickedness" [Walpole].~SIR HARRY HOTSPUR first appeared serially in Macmillan's Magazine from May through December 1870; Macmillan sold the English book rights to Hurst & Blackett, but retained the American book rights. In fact, it was Macmillan who contracted for the English edition to be printed, and then they retained 500 sets of the printed sheets and sent them to America, where they were equipped with a Macmillan title page and binding. Thus this American edition is actually part of the English edition, and was issued in the same month (November 1870) -- though Sadleir presumes the English copies were probably out on the streets earlier.~Sadleir indicates that this American edition was issued in either cherry-red or green sand-grain cloth (as well as six Macmillan file copies in lilac cloth); this copy has apparently the same blind-stamping as his red and green copies (and the same dark green endpapers), but is in brown sand-grain cloth -- a color not mentioned by Sadleir.~It is quite possible that the unusual color of this copy is related to the fact that it is a presentation copy from the publisher, as follows: on the half-title is the inked inscription "With the Publisher's Compts"; on the front pastedown is the bookplate of renowned Philadelphia bibliophile and bibliographer Morris K. Parrish; affixed to the front flyleaf is a note signed by Parrish, dated May 6 1926, and addressed to "Dear Nichols" ("Thank you for a most delightful day. Don't forget that you are to come over here at the first opportunity..."); and on the front free endpaper is the bookplate of Spencer van Bokkelen Nichols (author of THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ANTHONY TROLLOPE in 1925), who also then wrote on Parrish's bookplate "Gift from" and the date "10 May 1926."~The volume is in very good condition (some fraying at the spine ends, two corners chipped off the pp 3-4 leaf, occasional light foxing). Sadleir 36, note ii; Wolff 6794a (in magenta sand-grain cloth, another color not cited by Sadleir).

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        Le père Duchêne collection complète du N°1 au N°68 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie Sornet, 1871. Fine. Imprimerie Sornet, Paris 17 Ventôse-3 Prairial de l'an 79 (1871), relié. - 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! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale du plus violent pamphlet bi-hebdomadaire édité par la Commune de Paris sous l'égide d'Eugène Vermersch, Maxime Vuillaume et Alphonse Humbert. Reliure en demi maroquin marine, dos à cinq nerfs comportant de petites traces de frottements sans gravité, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée. Agréable exemplaire bien complet des 68 numéros parus ainsi que du "Testament du père Duchêne" in-fine.

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        Wänskaps=, Handels- och Sjöfarts-Traktat emellan Hans Maj:t Konungen af Swerige och Norge och Hans Maj:t Tennon af Japan, afhandlad och sluten i Jokohama den 11 november 1868 samt ratificerad i Stockholm den 4 juni 1869 och i Jeddo den 20 November 1870. [i.e. "Friendship, trade and sea-treaty between his majesty the King of Sweden and Norway and his Majesty the Emperor of Japan. Discussed and sealed at Yokohama November 11, 1868 and ratified in Stockholm on June 4th 1869 and in Jeddo Nevember 20th, 1870".]

      [Stockholm, Norstedt & Söner, 1871]. 4to. Uncut, unopened. As extracted without wrappers. Very fine and clean. 64 pp.. The rare first printing of the Swedish-Japanese Treaty of 1868; the very first treaty Meiji Government made with a foreign state.The Meiji government was the early government of the Empire of Japan and in April 1868, the Charter Oath was promulgated, in which Emperor Meiji set out the broad general outlines for Japan's development and modernization. A central governmental structure, or Daij?kan, was established which included a department of foreign affairs. The present Swedish-Japanese treaty was the very first of a long line of treatise

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        Herbarium of the Most Important Grasses of the Field and the Forest

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

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        The History Of Napoleon The First

      London: Macmillan, 1871, 1872, 1876, 1879., 1871. First Edition. Four vols. Octavo, pp.496; 604; 608; 183. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in half red morocco over marbled paper boards, with raised bands, extra gilt and gilt titles to spine; top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. With publisher's stamp and bookseller's stamp to front fly leaves. Bindings are handsome, with minor rubbing to joints, and touch of bumping to corners. Internally clean with a little tanning to the tops of leaves. Vol three shows pattern of tanning to text block edges. Publisher's stamp, "Bound by Zaehnsdorf" to bottom of fly, and bookseller's stamp, "Bartlett's and Co of Boston" to top of fly.

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        Commune de Paris / Manuscrit autographe signé (1871) / Les Insurgés de Versailles

      - COMMUNE DE PARIS (1871) ROCHEFORT Henri (1831-1913). Journaliste et homme politique français. Manuscrit autographe signé « Les insurgés de Versailles », (Paris) (2 avril 1871), 1 page grand in-folio avec corrections et ratures, découpée pour impression et remontée. Très intéressant témoignage de Rochefort avant la grande répression de la Commune par Thiers. « M. Thiers confiant son aile droite au prince Frédéric-Charles et son aile gauche à notre Fritz pour écraser « en toute facilité » les Parisiens, jamais Louis XVIII n’a rien rêvé de plus triomphal ! Quant à nous, faut-il l’avouer à nos lecteurs, nous n’osons pas espérer un tel succès pour la République » «Nous connaissons des journaux tellement réactionnaires qu’ils voudraient replacer à la fois sur le trône Napoléon III, le comte de Paris et le comte de Chambord. Eh bien ! Ces journaux qui préfèreraient à la République un trône à trois compartiments viennent de publier avec une simultanéité remarquable la note suivante : ‘’M. de Bismarck a déclaré à M. Thiers qu’il lui donnerait toute facilité pour le paiement de l’indemnité de guerre ainsi que pour la répression de l’émeute qui a éclaté à Paris’’. Cet avis au public rapproché de l’agglomération, de troupes dirigées sur Versailles des pays les plus lointains, donne à penser aux âmes sensibles que le gouvernement de Seine-et-Oise nourrirait le projet nocturne de faire marcher contre la capitale les troupes et les gardes nationales des départements. Le ‘’Toute facilité’’ laissée par M. de Bismarck indiquerait en outre que non seulement l’armée prussienne ouvrirait volontiers ses rangs pour laisser passer le défilé, mais qu’au besoin elle appuierait le mouvement de quelques batteries Krupp et de plusieurs régiments de la garde royale. Ainsi, liberté sainte ! Voilà où peuvent conduire les fureurs réactionnaires. Il nous sera donc donné de voir M. Thiers en colonel de cuirassiers blancs demandant à M. de Moltke des renseignements sur la façon la plus rapide d’affamer et de réduire Paris ( ) M. Thiers confiant son aile droite au prince Frédéric-Charles et son aile gauche à notre Fritz pour écraser « en toute facilité » les Parisiens, jamais Louis XVIII n’a rien rêvé de plus triomphal ! Quant à nous, faut-il l’avouer à nos lecteurs, nous n’osons pas espérer un tel succès pour la République. Cette résolution de la part de nos gouvernants les tuerait plus sûrement dans l’esprit du public que tous les décrets de déchéance que nous pourrions rendre contre eux. Si le chef de ce pouvoir exécutif, qui se trouve n’avoir plus rien à exécuter, veut assister à une belle séance de fraternisation, il n’a en effet qu’à lancer sur Paris les troupes actuellement rassemblées à Versailles. Il verra derrière ses lunettes comment trois cent mille Français se jettent dans les bras les uns des autres et nul doute qu’il n’exprime sa surprise à son ami Manteuffel en assistant au spectacle nouveau de mitrailleuses allant se ranger d’elles-mêmes au côté de ceux contre lesquels elles étaient pointées ( ) Sache bien ceci petit vieillard, et garde toi de l’oublier : Paris redevenu imprenable comme au moment du siège, fabriquerait de nouveau contre toi tous les engins mortifères qui auraient accueilli les Prussiens si ceux-ci avaient osé l’attaquer de vive force. Une commission des barricades que j’avais l’honneur de présider avait construit à nos portes des redoutes destinées à recevoir l’ennemi et dont tu as pu apprécier la solidité ( ). Henri Rochefort ». Le Second siège de paris par les troupes versaillaises avait commencé le 21 mars. La Commune de Paris sera écrasée et ses membres exécutés en masse lors de la Semaine sanglante (21-28 mai 1871). Henri Rochefort (dont son rapport avec les Communard était ambigüe, échappera à la répression mais sera rapidement arrêté à Meaux puis condamné à la déportation en Nouvelle-Calédonie (où il réussira à s’échapper).

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        E.T.A. Hoffmann's gesammelte Schriften. Mit Federzeichnungen von Theodor Hosemann. 12 in 6 Bänden. 6 Bände.

      Berlin Reimer - 1873 1871 - Mit zahlreichen getönten Tafeln von Th. Hosemann. Geprägte Orig. Leinwand mit Rückenvergoldung. - Die Bände sind am Rücken nur etwas beschabt, sonst sehr gut erhalten. - Riemer 1844 Seite 233. 2000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdom and marvels of the East with Cordier's later volume of notes and addenda (1920) (3 volume set)

      John Murray, 1871-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volume set. 1st ed. Uniformly bound in fine red leather over beige boards. 5 raised bands. Gold lettering. Illustrations, plates, color fold out maps ; 25 cm. 3 volumes: clxi, 409 pp; xviii, 525 pp; x, 161 pp. Top edges red. Volume 3 printed in 1920: Notes and addenda, containing the results of recent research and discovery. By Henri Cordier. An important work on the Travels of Marco Polo. BM 20: 629 (530) This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        SIR HARRY HOTSPUR OF HUMBLETHWAITE

      1871. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1871. 16 pp undated ads. Original red-orange cloth decorated in black. First Edition, first English issue, of this tale of "a proud, generous, irascible old father, a gentle, faithful-unto-death little heroine [his daughter], and a villain of desperate wickedness" [Walpole].~SIR HARRY HOTSPUR first appeared serially in Macmillan's Magazine from May through December 1870; Macmillan sold the English book rights to Hurst & Blackett, but retained the American book rights. In fact, it was Macmillan who contracted for the English edition to be printed, and then they retained 500 sets of the printed sheets and sent them to America, where they were equipped with a Macmillan title page and binding. (This copy is from the first printing; there was a subsequent 1871 printing, likewise with some copies going to America, which is easily identifiable by a smaller H&B spine imprint and numerous variances in the printing.)~This copy was re-backed at some time (retaining the original covers and spine cloth, but with matching later cloth visible at the joints); the original greenish-black endpapers, and the half-title and ads, were retained. Otherwise the volume is in highly-desirable condition (note: toward the end of the volume a few gatherings of leaves are "short" at the bottom: according to Sadleir this is an attribute of the first printing, corrected in the second). We find this H&B edition to be a tough Trollope title to acquire in original cloth. Sadleir TROLLOPE 36(i); Wolff 6794a.

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        The Coming Race, or the New Utopia

      New York: Francis B. Felt & Co.. 1871. First US Edition. Hardcover. Published anonymously. 209pp + [1]p of publisher's advertisements. Original green cloth stamped in gold on the front panel and the spine panel. Spine and corner tips professionally restored. Offsetting to two of the leaves where a newspaper clip was kept, light toning and some minor pencil annotations. A bright, very good copy. "A utopia set in an underground lost world inhabited by an evolved form of Homo sapiens... one of the seminal sf texts before the age of H. G. Wells." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, eds. Clute and Nicholls, 1999, p. 744. "As fiction, The Coming Race is more readable than much of Bulwer's other work. As idea, very thought provoking. As a historical influence, enormously important." Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 298. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 1981, 1-120. In Bleiler, 1978, p. 34. ; Octavo .

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        Élégies. Suivies des Épigrammes et Rimes diverses

      Librairie des Bibliophiles 1871 - - Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris 1871, 10,5x17cm, relié. - Réimpression pour la Collection du Cabinet du bibliophile des Élégies du poète dieppois Jean Doublet, né au début du XVIe siècle et mort vers 1580. Tirage à 333 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 15 exemplaires numérotés sur Whatman. Reliure de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge, signée Allô - Wampflug, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés aux entrenerfs, fleurons dorés frappés au centre des plats, double filet doré en soulignement des coupes et des coiffes, large dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats, toutes tranches dorées. Bel exemplaire dans une jolie reliure d'Allô, dorée par Wampflug, doreur chez Lortic de 1856 à 1876. De la bibliothèque du baron de Marescot (1879, n°151), avec son ex-libris armorié gravé. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Reprint for the poet's Elegies bibliophile Cabinet Collection Dieppe Jean Doublet, born in the early sixteenth century and died around 1580. edition of 333 copies, this one of 15 numbered copies on Whatman. Contemporary binding in full red morocco, signed Hello - Wampflug back with five nerves decorated with gilded finials to entrenerfs, golden florets hit the flat center, double net gilded underscore cuts and caps, wide gold lace framing contreplats of all edges gilt. Beautiful copy in a nice binder of Hello, gilded by Wampflug, gilder in Lortic of 1856-1876. From the library of Baron Marescot (1879, No. 151), with its engraved armorial bookplate. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany and Alphabets

      London: Robert John Bush, 1871. Unpaginated, [95 leaves], later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, smooth back divided into six panels by gilt double rules, title lettered direct to second panel. Slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally cracked between leaves five and six, first five leaves very weak but just holding, lightly browned throughout, a couple of leaves in the last alphabet cropped to fore-edge obscuring some text, but with no loss of sense. One of the Field copies (the third mentioned in his bibliography of Lear),, with his bookplate to front pastedown. This is described by Field as having been 'reassembled', many leaves shows signs of having been guarded, but it is complete, though a few of the leaves have been bound in a different order to that which is laid out in Field. With a cloth chemise inside a worn, spine faded, morocco backed slipcase. See Field, page 159; Osborne I:70. Association Copy. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good. Illus. by Lear, Edward. 8vo.

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        REGINALD ARCHER By ANNE M. CRANE SEEMULLER 1871

      JAMES R. OSGOOD, BOSTON 1871 - TITLE: REGINALD ARCHER By ANNE M. CRANE SEEMULLER 1871 AUTHOR: ANNE M. CRANE SEEMULLER 1871 PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: JAMES R. OSGOOD, BOSTON 1871 EDITION: First Edition assumed with 1871 on both the copyright and title pages ISBN: NONE CATEGORY: Rare, First Edition, Literature BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: MOROONISH BROWN SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 386 pages. CONDITION: The outside os the book is in good condition; the top and bottom edges of the spine have the slightest of fraying; the book has a slight cock to the right. The first front free endpaper (brown) is missing. The first 10 pages or so have dry like time staining to the gutter area. Book is without marks or writings, pages are fairly clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Literature. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES By JAMES OSGOOD 1871 FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS LISTING!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcome to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 008679 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Parcs Et Jardins

      Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. pale blue boards rebacked in black cloth. Very good. (8), 80 pages in text. Folio, 52 x 36.5 cm. 40 richly hand-colored engraved plates, plans and garden restorations, ranging in date from 1830's to the 1860's, which also include sections and schemes for restorations of gardens by LeNotre. A second volume published 1878. The plates and corresponding text cover public gardens and parks as well as designs for private patrons: including Salomon Rothschild's park at Suresnes. Designs mostly in French locations, some prominent public ones in Paris (Ecole de Botanique, Jardin de l'Etoile, et al), and those foreign include Russia and Switzerland -- many designs are to scale. Ten heads of state subscribed to this work -- including Belgium, Austria, Brasil, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain and Siam. Corners bumped, modest extremity wear, first and last few leaves chipped at fore-edges.

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        Charles R. Flint photograph portrait

      New York: Bogardus Photographer. Nov. 1st, 1871. sepia photograph on cardboard. A nice strong image, a few very small brown spots towards edges. Approximately 4-1/4 x 2-1/4 inches. Inscribed, dated and signed on verso by Flint Charles Ranlett Flint (1850 - 1934) was an American business man, best known as the founder of the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company which later became IBM. For his financial dealings he earned the moniker “Father of Trusts.” He was born in Thomaston, Maine and his father, Benhamin Chapman, had changed the family name to Flint after being adopted by an uncle on his mother’s side. The family moved from Maine to New York where his family ran the family’s mercantile firm Chapman & Flint which had been founded in 1837. In 1868 Charles Flint graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, and in 1871 entered the shipping business as a partner in Gilchrest, Flint & Co., and later W. R. Grace & Co. after a merger. From 1876 to 1879 he served as the Chilean consult at New York City; he also served as consul general to the United States for Nicaragua and Costa Rica. In 1892 he merged several companies to form U. S. Rubber. In 1899 he repeated the same with Adams Chewing Gum, Chiclets, Dentyne, and Beemans to form American Chicle. He was also responsible for the formation of American Woolen in 1899. In 1911 he merged four companies to form the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company. In 1924, the company was re-christened as International Business Machines. Flint served on the board of directors of IBM until 1930 when he retired - wikipedia .

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        Paris a Sangre y Fuego. Jornadas de la Comuna [bound with] Proceso de la Commune de Paris. Relación completa y detallada de todas las causas [.] contra los jefes de la ultima insurrección de Paris

      Librería Española de I. Lopez, Barcelona 1871 - A popular and sensational account, for Spanish readers, of the Paris Commune and its aftermath. The first title provides a general narrative of events, heavily illustrated with portraits of the principal figures among both the communards and their opposition, as well as documentary images of Paris in the throes of insurrection. Of special interest is the vividly colored half-title, a striking portrayal of women revolutionaries, the so-called "petroleuses" in action, marching forth with guns and swords while Paris burns in the background. The second title, issued in 30 serial parts of 8 to 12 pages each (all present here), provides a daily account of the state trials of the Commune's leaders that followed the insurrection, beginning in August, 1871 (military tribunals through the summer had already resulted in the incarceration, execution, or deportation of more than 10,000 rank-and-file communards). The proceedings include abridged transcriptions of the major pieces of testimony, with woodcut portraits of convicts and prosecutors; title-pages of most issues are illustrated either with portraits or views. The Second Series, beginning with the issue for September 4th, 1871, deals heavily with the trials of the petroleuses. Both titles rare; OCLC gives four locations for the Jornadas (Yale only in North America); seven locations for the Proceso, of which three are in the U.S. (Yale, N'Western, Michigan). A facsimile edition of the Jornadas was issued by a Spanish publisher in 1979. We would note that two extant copies of the Jornadas are bound, as with our copy, together with the Proceso, suggesting that the publisher issued at least some copies in this format. We would also note that a Spanish government publication, apparently a complete transcript of the state trials, shares its title with the Proceso, but given that it was issued by a different printer and runs to some 700 pages we presume little actual overlap in terms of contents. First title 4to; 46,[2]pp; chromolithographic half-title and advertising leaf; woodcut illustrations in text, one chromolithographic plate at end of text. Second title in two parts, with separate title pages (as issued), comprising: First Series, hojas 1-22; 174pp; Second Series, hojas 1-8, 64pp. All three parts bound as one in recent black quarter-leather over decorated boards. General toning, with occasional foxing, to contents; probable trimming to margins; color plates still bright and clean; Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chirurgie der Nieren.

      Ferdinand Enke, Erlangen 1871 - The Beginning of Modern Surgery on the KidneySimon, Gustav (1824-76). Chirurgie der Nieren. 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. viii, 89 [1]; x, 314 [2]pp. 9 lithographed plates (incl. 3 chromolithographs); wood-engraved text illustrations. Erlangen: Enke, 1871 (Vol. I); Stuttgart: Enke, 1876 (Vol. II). 234 x 152 mm. Modern half morocco, marbled boards, original printed wrappers bound in. Light foxing but fine. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 4214. The era of modern urological surgery began in 1869, when Gustav Simon performed the first carefully planned nephrectomy; his patient was a woman suffering from ureterovaginal fistula caused by a botched ovariotomy. After writing a brief (two-page) notice of the operation in 1870 (see G-M 4213), Simon prepared a detailed illustrated account which he published as Volume I of his Chirurgie der Nieren. This volume contains two lithographed plates, the first a schematic drawing of the patient's injury, and the second an unusually artistic rendition (probably from a photograph) of the postoperative patient standing in front of a mirror displaying her surgical scars. The second volume of Chirurgie der Nieren, issued five years after the first, deals with the subject of kidney surgery in general, discussing operations on both injured and diseased kidneys. This volume, over three times as long as its predecessor, contains seven plates (three in color), showing a gunshot injury to the kidney, renal calculus and hypertrophy, and pre- and post-operative pictures of a case of hydronephrosis successfully cured by surgery. Kiefer 520. Murphy, History of Urology, pp. 251-54. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Portrait mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      Tribschen, 24. IX. 1871.. 637:440 mm.. Schönes großformatiges Portrait Wagners nach einem Stahlstich von Johann Lindner a. d. Verlag EH Schroeder, Berlin. "Seinem Spender tönender Wohlthaten | dem vortrefflichen Carl Bertileni | Richard Wagner".

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        DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA .PRIMER FASCIMIL FOTO-TIPOGRAFICO. 1871

      FRANCISCO LOPEZ FABRA, BARCELONA 1871 - Barcelona. 1871. Plena piel editorial con estampados y dorados en lomo. La Foto-Tipografía reproduzco 1605 copias para España y 1000 para las demas Naciones. La primera edición del Ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha, en Facsímile, despues de 266 años y publicada por su inventor el coronel Don Francisco López Fabra. 20x27, 2 tomos. 2 h+12 h+312 pag +8h ; 2h+8h+280 pag+4h. Edición raríssima y numerada. Siendo este el 603. Estado de conservacion. Roces en piel tanto en cubiertas como en lomos. Interior Perfecto [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex (Two Volumes)

      John Murray 1871 - Two Volume set. Early printing with "Seven Thousand" on title page, and ads at rear dated September, 1871 at rear of both volumes. Ex-library copies with stamps at fronts, rebound in leather with gilt stamping and marbled end papers. Previous owner details to title pages, owner name at top of a later page in each volume. Pages show occasional age related spotting and wear, occasional light edge wear. Presents well in leather binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fleurs Fruits & Legumes du jour. Legendes de H. Briollet.

      Paris: Au Bureau de L'Eclipse, 1871.. 1. Aufl. 32 (inklusive des Titelblattes) kolorierte Lithographien mit Karikaturen zu bedeutenden Person in Frankreich unter Naopleon III., 1 Bl., 31 S. Gr.-8°, OHalbleinwand mit montiertem farbigen Vorderdeckelbild, Einband leicht fleckig und leicht berieben, Einbandkanten berieben, Kapitale bestossen, innen an den Rändern fingerfleckig, 31 Karikatur und hinterer Vorsatz am rechten Rand mit größerer Randfehlstelle, aber ohne Bild- und Textverlust, ansonsten gut.. Alfred Le Petit (* 8. Juni 1841 in Aumale, Seine-Maritime, Frankreich; 15. November 1909 in Levallois-Perret, Frankreich) war ein französischer Maler und Karikaturist. Nach seinem Studium der Malerei, Fotografie und Zeichenkunst betätigte sich Le Petit als Karikaturist. Zunächst arbeitete er mit Andre Gill für die Satirezeitschrift L'Eclipse. Seine Karikaturen für die von ihm gegründete Zeitschrift La Charge richteten sich vor allem gegen Napoleon III.. Über einen langen Zeitraum gestaltete er die Titelseite der Zeitschrift Le Grelot.

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        Élégies Suivies des Épigrammes et Rimes diverses

      Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1871. Fine. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris 1871, 10,5x17cm, relié. - Reprint for the poet's Elegies bibliophile Cabinet Collection Dieppe Jean Doublet, born in the early sixteenth century and died around 1580. edition of 333 copies, this one of 15 numbered copies on Whatman. Contemporary binding in full red morocco, signed Hello - Wampflug back with five nerves decorated with gilded finials to entrenerfs, golden florets hit the flat center, double net gilded underscore cuts and caps, wide gold lace framing contreplats of all edges gilt. Beautiful copy in a nice binder of Hello, gilded by Wampflug, gilder in Lortic of 1856-1876. From the library of Baron Marescot (1879, No. 151), with its engraved armorial bookplate.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Réimpression pour la Collection du Cabinet du bibliophile des Élégies du poète dieppois Jean Doublet, né au début du XVIe siècle et mort vers 1580. Tirage à 333 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 15 exemplaires numérotés sur Whatman. Reliure de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge, signée Allô - Wampflug, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés aux entrenerfs, fleurons dorés frappés au centre des plats, double filet doré en soulignement des coupes et des coiffes, large dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats, toutes tranches dorées. Bel exemplaire dans une jolie reliure d'Allô, dorée par Wampflug, doreur chez Lortic de 1856 à 1876. De la bibliothèque du baron de Marescot (1879, n°151), avec son ex-libris armorié gravé.  

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        6 eigenh. Briefe mit U. („FvFlotow", „FFlotow" und „Fr. de Flotow").

      Meist Paris, 1841 bis 1871. - Zusammen 11¾ SS. auf 11 Bll. Meist 8vo. I: An Valentin Castelli betr. der Besetzung der Gesangsstimmen; zugesagt hätten u. a. Mlle Lagrange, Mlle Boyer, Mlle Vavarreur, M. Roger und M. Dajazet (Br. v. 12. Jänner 1841; Bl. 2 mit alten Montagespuren und etwas fleckig)., – II: An Monsieur Launay mit der Mitteilung, daß er am Vorabend bis Mitternacht bei und mit seinem Librettisten Jules Henri Vernoy de Saint Georges daran gearbeitet habe, das Libretto für „Indra" neu zu schreiben. „ J’ai resté à travailler chez St Georges jusqu’à minuit à chercher à refaire le livret d’Indra.[ ]." Es folgt der Vorschlag einer Verabredung für diesen Tag mit den entsprechenden Zeit- und Ortsangaben (Br. v. 13. Oktober 1871). – III: An den Spielleiter eines Pariser Theaters mit Dank dafür, daß er ihn am gestrigen Abend kennenlernen durfte und auf einem hervorragenden Logenplatz dessen Inszenierung einer Oper von Grisar bewundern durfte, für die er voll des Lobes war. Es sei einer seiner sehnlichsten Wünsche, einmal eines seiner eigenen Stücke an diesem Theater aufgeführt zu sehen, noch dazu von derart wunderbaren Künstlern dargestellt: „Si mon peu de talent pouvait vous donner une garantie suffisante, pour me confier quelque jour un ouvrage à vôtre théâtre, vous aurez par là rempli un de mes plus ardents désirs, je serais heureux et fier de travailler pour des artistes comme ceux, que j’entendais hier [ ]" (undat. Br. aus [Paris], rue Monsigny N° 1). – IV: An einen namentlich nicht genannten Freund mit der Mitteilung, daß er am Vorabend die Nachricht vom Tode seiner Mutter erhalten habe und daher umgehend für acht Tage verreisen müsse und hernach ohne seine Frau zurückkehre, um Saint Georges und die Opéra Comique nicht in Schwierigkeiten zu bringen: „Je reviendrai dans 8 jours pour ne las laisser l’opéra comique et St.-Georges en embarras, mais ma pauvre femme restera là bas [.]" (undat. Br., wohl Paris). – V: An einen namentlich nicht genannten Freund, dem er zwei Plätze im Theater anbiete; er selbst könne die Karten nicht verwenden, da er den Abend gemeinsam mit Saint Georges arbeiten werde (undat. Brief, wohl Paris). – VI: An den Musikverleger und Musikschriftsteller sowie damaligen Leiter des Théâtre Italien Léon Escudier (1821–1881) mit der Mitteilung eines Termins für eine Generalprobe und dem Ausdruck seiner Hoffnung, daß Escudier erscheinen werde (Paris, 26. Juli o. J.; die Innenseite des Doppelblatts mit alt montierter Adreßseite von Flotows eh. adr. Kuvert).

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        Facsímile de la primera (y segunda) parte de don Quijote de la Mancha. & Las 1.633 notas puestas por Hartzenbusch a la primera edición de El Ingenioso Hidalgo, reproducida por López Fabra. & Iconografía de Don Quijote, reproducción heliográfica y fototipográfica de 101 láminas destinadas a la primera edición reproducida por López Fabra

      Barcelona, establecimiento Tipográfico de Narciso Ramírez, 1871-1879 - 4 vols. fol. (26,5 x 18,8 cm.) Holandesa puntas de época. Magnífico ejemplar de una de las mejores ediciones facsímiles del Quijote, reproducida por la novedosa técnica en su momento de la foto-tipografía, muy estimada y ya rara en mercado. En su "Iconografía del Quijote", López Fabra hace una selección de 101 láminas del total de los 2.593 grabados que incluían las sesenta ediciones citadas, por lo que la obra posee carácter antológico. Las sesenta ediciones que seleccionó López Fabra procedían de casi toda Europa y de Estados Unidos, 23 de ellas impresas en París, 15 en Madrid, 11 en Londres, 3 en Barcelona, además de Boston, Bruselas, Copenhague, La Haya, Leipzig, Praga, Tours y Venecia. En el prólogo López Fabra confiaba en que su antología diera "una idea completa de la frecuencia con que se han sucedido las ediciones ilustradas desde el año 1622, de los pueblos en que han visto la luz, de los editores y artistas que las han producido, de la portada de cada una de las ediciones y de la emulación con que se ha procurado acrecentar su número". Los grabados recogidos van desde la primera versión parisina del año 1622, que es la más antigua de esta antología de ediciones ilustradas, hasta la impresa en 1868 en Madrid, incluyendo ediciones exquisitas como la de Armenteros de 1764, la de Tonson de 1738 y la de Ibarra de 1780. Las 101 estampas de la "Iconografía" están ordenadas según la línea argumental del Quijote, de tal modo que las primeras son la presentación de los protagonistas, Don Quijote y Sancho, y la última la de la muerte de Don Quijote, mientras que las aventuras de la posada en la que es ordenado sacerdote, la de los molinos de viento, la del manteo de Sancho o la del yelmo de Mambrino transcurren según la novela de Cervantes. Al final de volumen de las notas, incluye los 8 números del "Boletín de la reproducción foto-tipográfica de la primera edición del Quijote, publicación periódica desde mayo de 1871 a mayo de 1873. Palau, 52135 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Set of Nine Powell Expedition Stereoviews from Nevada, Utah, and Arizona

      Very Good. N.D.. Photograph. All stereographs with labels are credited to 1871-1872 second Powell expedition members John K. Hillers and E. O. Beaman. Although originally hired as a boatman, the German-born Hillers assisted Beaman and became the most prominent photographer of the expedition due to his enthusiasm for learning the techniques and willingness to carry heavy equipment. Powell had intended that his cousin Clem would assist, but he proved unenthusiastic. Powell fired Beaman, and hired another photographer Fennemore, who left the expedition because it was too physically strenuous. At this point, Powell made Hillers the head photographer, and after the Colorado River expeditions, he continued to work for Powell at the USGS and Bureau of Ethnology until his retirement. Mount Hillers in the Henry Mountains bears his name. Images are mounted on heavy cardstock, most yellow on front and bearing red ink stamps reading "U. S. Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado River of the West" and "By J. W. Powell and A. H. Thompson." One has no captions but has a Department of the Interior title label on the back, with the only date reference present, 1875. A few have a previous owner's name on the back. Three stereoviews have the label of J. F. Jarvis, Publisher, in DC; two of these are the only views attributed to photographer Beaman. Labels are "Across the Canon (Grand Canon) ," "The Shadow (Marble Canon) ," "Cliff between Marble Canon and Side Canon," "Views on Green River. Canon of Desolation Series. Light-House Rock," "Kanab Canon (Blocks of Marble) ," "Views on Green River. Red Canon Series. Rapids [with a person in it] ," "View on Green River. Still-water Canon Series. Shin-ou-av Too-weap," Views on Water Pocket Creek, Belted Cliffs and Lower Lead Cliffs [corner missing, lowest quality of the lot]" , and "Views on the Rio Virgen. Pa-roo-nu-weap Series. Me-a-pong-wu." The Light-House Rock photo has three of the boats in it with a good reflection of the rocks in the river. Most cards have soil on the yellow edges, with soil spots on some images. Conditions range from a few fair (foxing to image, card fraying) to a few near fine images, with contrast varying and a few stunners; overall very good condition for the set. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 9 pp .

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        Lettres à un absent EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1871. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1871, 11x18cm, relié. - First edition on current paper, it has been printed in China and 5 leading copies. Bound in half morocco chocolate shagreen, back with five nerves decorated double gilded boxes enriched their centers golden figure Sarcey, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author to his friend (Frantz) Sarcey. A discrete annotation pen at the top of the title page probably from the hand of dedicatee, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 5 Chine en grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin maroquiné chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles caissons dorés enrichis en leurs centres du chiffre doré de Francisque Sarcey, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Alphonse Daudet à son ami (Francisque) Sarcey. Une discrète annotation à la plume en tête de la page de titre probablement de la main du dédicataire, agréable exemplaire.

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        Matthewnim taaiskt. The Gospel according to Matthew translated into the Nez Perces language

      New York: American Bible Society 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 130 pp.. 1871 The first printing of any portion of the Bible in the Nez Perce language occurred in 1845 when Press of the Oregon Mission under the direction of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions (in Clearwater, OR) issued Henry and Eliza Spalding's translation of Matthew. This is the second edition and only the second printing of any portion of the Bible in the language. The Spaldings (Henry Harmon, 1803?-74, and his wife, Eliza Hart, 1807?-51) were prominent Presbyterian missionaries and educators and were => true pioneers in the Pacific Northwest, arriving in Idaho in August, 1836. Publisher's dark blue roan in imitation of morocco, stamped in blind and gilt, rubbed and lightly scuffed. Five-digit number stamped on verso of title-page, no other markings. A very decent copy.

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        D. FERNANDO COLÓN, HISTORIADOR DE SU PADRE. ENSAYO CRÍTICO.

      Imprenta y Librería Española y Extranjera, Sevilla 1871 - "Por el autor de la Biblioteca Americana Vetustissima" : Henry Harrisse (1829-1910), historiador y jurista de origen francés nacionalizado norteamericano, autor de numerosos estudios acerca de la historia y la exploración de América. VIII + 220 págs. + 2 estados plegados (facsímiles) . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History Of Napoleon The First

      London: Macmillan, 1871, 1872, 1876, 1879., 1871. First Edition. Four vols. Octavo, pp.496; 604; 608; 183. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in half red morocco over marbled paper boards, with raised bands, extra gilt and gilt titles to spine; top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. With publisher's stamp and bookseller's stamp to front fly leaves. Bindings are handsome, with minor rubbing to joints, and touch of bumping to corners. Internally clean with a little tanning to the tops of leaves. Vol three shows pattern of tanning to text block edges. Publisher's stamp, "Bound by Zaehnsdorf" to bottom of fly, and bookseller's stamp, "Bartlett's and Co of Boston" to top of fly.

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        Ralph the Heir. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols.

      Hurst & Blackett. Hurst & Blackett. 1871 Half titles, 16pp cata. vol. III. Orig. brown sand-grained cloth, blocked in black, lettered in black & gilt; expertly recased & e.ps replaced; sl. rubbing, sl. signs of label removal from front board vol. III. Overall a good-plus copy.Trollope Society Catalogue 44; Sadleir 37.

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        Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa tan tula uksakumamenoo westowoolkw Sasoogoole Clistawit ootenink

      Chebooktook: Megumagea Ledakun-weekugemkawa moweome 12mo (16.1 cm, 6.3"). 126, [2 (blank)] pp.. 1871 [with] Bible. N.T. John. Micmac. Rand. 1872. Wooleagunoodumakun tan tula Saneku. Megumoweesimk. Chebooktook: Megumagea' Ledakun-weekugemkawa moweome, 1872. 103, [1 (blank)] pp. First editions thus, revised from the first published Micmac translations of Matthew and John, which originally appeared in 1853 and 1854. Printed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the texts here are entirely in Micmac given in roman characters with diacritical marks (except for chapter headings and running titles in English). The translations were done by Silas Tertius Rand, a Canadian Baptist missionary who also published the first Micmac dictionary and grammar. Neither work is tremendously common in United States institutional collections, but John in particular is reported by only eight U.S. institutions. Contemporary pebbled brown cloth, front cover detached, spine sunned. Pages age-toned. First two leaves of John each with short tear from upper margin, not touching text.

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        La curée EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris|& Bruxelles|& Leipzig|& Livourne: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie, 1871. Fine. A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie, Paris & Bruxelles & Leipzig & Livourne 1871, 12x19cm, relié. - Original edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Binding to bradel, smooth back, morocco as Exhibit burgundy Russia, dishes covered with handmade paper, blankets bearing the date of 1872 and faded spine preserved, gilded head, elegant binding pastiche signed T. Boichot. A skilfully restored tear page headers half-title, title, preface and the first piece of sheet. Some minor foxing without gravity. Rare copy of the second volume of the Rougon-Maquart set in a pretty pastiche binding. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage recouvert de papier à la cuve glacé, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin de Russie bordeaux, couvertures portant la date de 1872 et dos défraîchi conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure pastiche signée de T. Boichot. Une déchirure habilement restaurée en têtes des pages de faux-titre, de titre, de préface et du premier feuillet de texte. Quelques petites rousseurs sans aucune gravité. Rare exemplaire du deuxième volume des Rougon-Maquart établi dans une jolie reliure pastiche.  

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        The Wonders of Yosemite Valley and of California

      Boston, MA: Alexander Moore. Very Good. 1871. First Edition. Hardcover. Samuel Kneeland was a Boston physician who after the Civil War took up zoology, physiology, and the earth sciences. Quite sunned cloth boards are mostly brown but were once purple, edges rubbed and corners starting to fray a bit. Intricate gilt design. Farquhar 10-A. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 71 pp .

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        Ett besök i Japan och Kina jemte bilder från vägen dit öfver Goda-Hoppsudden, Bourbon, Nya Kaledonien, Manilla och Kokinkina. Anteckningar och minnen från en treårig tjenstgöring i franska flottan. Med 63 illustrationer i stentryck och träsnitt

      Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1871.. Crown quarto. Pp. (iv), 391. Plus engraved frontispiece, 8 tinted lithographs, and 15 full-page wood-engraved plates. With 39 wood-engraved illustration to text. Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full embossed cloth, upper cover with large, attractive gilt illustration within blind-embossed and relief frames, spine richly illustrated in gilt, and with gilt lettering, spine discoloured, some wear to spine ends. A very good copy in fine internal condition, crisp plates. ~ First edition. The beautifully illustrated travelogue of Anton Baeckström describes the expedition to the Far East (1867-1870) in which he participated in the service of the French Navy. He recalls the expedition's visits to places as Bourbon, New Caledonia, Manilla, Cochinchina, Japan, China, Singapore; and devotes large part of the book to Japan, including visits to Nagasaki, Yokohama, Edo, Kamakura, Kobe, Osaka. With views of Manila, Saigon, Bangkok, Deshima, Hongkong, and Singapore. Cordier BJ 628.

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        The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex.

      London, John Murray, 1871 - 2 vols, 8vo (190 x 125 mm), pp viii, 423 [1]; 16 [Murray's advertisements, dated January 1871]; viii [ii] 475 [1] 16 [Murray's advertisements, dated January 1871], with numerous wood-engraved illustrations in the text; a very good copy in original cloth, a bit rubbed, in a morocco-backed slipcase. £7500First edition, first issue. The word 'evolution' appears here for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume, 'that is to say before its appearance in the sixth edition of the Origin of species in the following year' (Freeman p 129). 'In the Origin Darwin had avoided discussing the place occupied by Homo sapiens in the scheme of natural selection, stating only that "light will be thrown on the origin of man and his history". Twelve years later he made good his promise with The descent of man, in which he compared man's physical and psychological characteristics to similar traits in apes and other animals, showing how even man's mind and moral sense could have developed through evolutionary processes. 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 classified among the primates; however, this statement, as misinterpreted by the popular press, caused a furore second only to that raised by the Origin' (Norman).There are several important differences between the first and second issues; the most serious is the subject of a one-page inserted 'Postscript' at the beginning of Vol II where Darwin confesses he has fallen into 'a serious and unfortunate error' on pages 297-9 in the first volume and pages 161 and 237 in the second volume concerning sexual selection. This leaf does not appear in the second issue, as the offending passage, and several others detailed in the extensive errata, were corrected in the later printing. 2500 copies of the first issue were published on February 24, and 2000 copies of the second issue in March.Freeman 937; Garrison and Morton 170; Norman 599

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        A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia. at the direction of Sir Walter Raleigh. by Thomas Harriet"

      Sabin, J & Sons, New York 1871 - Sabin’s fine, early photolithographic facsimile in full size of Hariot’s Virginia in English, the first volume of the DeBry Grand Voyages. While the Latin text can be obtained with difficulty, this English edition is virtually unobtainable.Big 4to. Unpaged. Maps, cuts. Brown half turkey morocco, gilt top. Top of spine gone. hinges rubbed. Nice binding.

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        Heraldisch genealogische ZEITSCHRIFT. Organ des heraldisch genealogischen Vereines ADLER in Wien 1871, 1872, 1873.

      Adler, Wien 1871 - Die ersten drei Jahrgänge des 'Adler'. -- Ab 1874 dann unter dem Titel 'Jahrbuch des heraldisch-genealogischen Vereines Adler' erschienen. --- 1871 :: 10 Seiten Sachregister und Mitgliederverzeichnis, Heft 1-12 mit 130 Seiten, zahlreiche einfarbige Abb. ( Wappen, Siegel etc. ) im Text, 1 ganzseitige farbig lithographierte Wappenabbildung [Subskriptionsbeilage] und 2 Tafeln mit einfbg. Wappenabb. Inseratenbeilagen beigebunden, und zwei weitere Verzeichnisse am Schluß des Bandes. --- 1872 :: 10 Seiten Sachregister und Mitgliederverzeichnis, Heft 1-12 mit 210 Seiten, durchgehend einfbg. Abb. im Text, 6 ganzseitige Wappenabbildungen ( einige nach Dürer ), einige Stammtafeln teilw. doppelseitig. Im Anhang 'Zweiter Jahres-Bericht des Heraldisch-genealogischen Vereins, Rechnungs-Ausweis, Nachricht zu dem Übergang von Verlag und Redaction an Wilhelm Braumüller & Sohn ab 1873'. --- 1873 :: 7 Seiten Sach-Register und Mitglieder-Verzeichnis, Heft 1-12 mit 206 Seiten. durchgehend einfbg. Abb. im Text, 5 Tafeln mit ganzseitigen einfbg. Abbildungen, 6 Tafeln mit ganzseitigen Farblithographien von Prunkhelmen, sowie im Anhang der dritte Jahres-Bericht des Heraldisch-genealogischen Vereines Adler. ---- 3 Bände 4° priv. HLw. marmorierte Deckel. Bibl.-Exemplare ausgeschieden aus dem Deutschen Zentralarchiv für Genealogie. Je 1 Exlibris der Bibliothek Oberherrlingen. -- Rücken mit geprägtem Titel und Bibliotheksaufkleber. Einbände gebrauchsspurig. Papier mit leichter Randbräune, teilweise fingerfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Grelot Journal illustré satirique et politique Tête de collection du n EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Le Grelot, 1871. Fine. Le Grelot, Paris 1871-1884, 32,5x49cm, 7 volumes reliés. - First edition of the first fourteen full years, bound in seven volumes: # 1 of 9 April 1871 at No. 716 of December 28, 1884. Binders half red calico, back smooth, cover pages of handmade paper, binders of the time. Exceptional set in a very good state of preservation of the famous anti-communard and anti-Prussian Republican satirical illustrated Bertall, Alfred Little, Pepin, Darre, Boussac, Demare, Hix, Moloch, Candide, Eschelbach. This newspaper founded by Arnold Mortier was published from 1871 to 1903 Numerous illustrations in black and colors (each cover is illustrated with a caricature enhanced color). --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale des quatorze premières années complètes, reliées en sept volumes : n°1 du 9 avril 1871 au n°716 du 28 décembre 1884. Reliures en demi percaline rouge, dos lisses, pages de garde de papier à la cuve, reliures de l'époque. Exceptionnel ensemble dans un très bel état de conservation de ce célèbre journal satirique républicain anti-communard et anti-prussien illustré par Bertall, Alfred Le Petit, Pépin, Darré, Boussac, Demare, Hix, Moloch, Candide, Eschelbach. Ce journal fondé par Arnold Mortier a été publié de 1871 à 1903. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et en couleurs (chaque couverture est illustrée d'une caricature rehaussée en couleurs).

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        Matthewnim taaiskt. The Gospel according to Matthew translated into the Nez Perces language

      New York: American Bible Society 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 130 pp.. 1871 The first printing of any portion of the Bible in the Nez Perce language occurred in 1845 when Press of the Oregon Mission under the direction of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions (in Clearwater, OR) issued Henry and Eliza Spalding's translation of Matthew. This is the second edition and only the second printing of any portion of the Bible in the language. The Spaldings (Henry Harmon, 1803–74, and his wife, Eliza Hart, 1807–51) were prominent Presbyterian missionaries and educators and were => true pioneers in the Pacific Northwest, arriving in Idaho in August, 1836. Publisher's dark blue roan in imitation of morocco, stamped in blind and gilt, rubbed and lightly scuffed. Five-digit number stamped on verso of title-page, no other markings. A very decent copy.

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        [Block of Lottery Tickets]: The Purchaser or holder of this Card is a member of The Women's Economical Garden Homestead League

      [Boston]: Aurora H.C. Phelps. 1871. Block of four printed lottery tickets. Overall measurement approximately 5.25" x 2.5". Tiny nicks at the corners, else very near fine. A fascinating artifact of a suffragette's attempt to further the lot of women. Aurora Phelps was a womens' rights activist who attended Oberlin College and served in the Civil War "as a hospital nurse of much value and efficiency" (Parker Pillsbury, "How the Working Women Live," The Revolution, 13 May 1869). In 1864 she founded the Women's Garden Homestead League, which advocated public grants of land for women near Boston, where they could farm and build homes. While women were eligible to claim land under the Homestead Act, in practice few women had the resources necessary to move to the West and had to look for land in the East.When the war ended Phelps moved to Boston, where she joined a group of reformers who viewed labor rights as the next major moral issue facing the nation after the abolition of slavery. Struggling to support herself through a series of "laborious" jobs, Phelps found fertile soil for her campaign for Garden Homesteads. She allied with Jennie Collins, a vest maker turned labor activist, and Elizabeth La Pierre Daniels, a sewing machine operator and advocate of the eight-hour day, to establish the Boston Working Women's League, which became an important voice for the city's impoverished working women, many of whom had lost fathers, husbands, or prospects for marriage due to the Civil War.In the spring of 1869, the Boston Working Women's League circulated Phelps's petition for Garden Homesteads, which asked the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to purchase "a tract of good cultivated land," near Boston to be divided into lots ranging from one to five acres, "with good (but the cheapest possible) houses" to be constructed on each lot. In addition, Phelps asked the state to "furnish rations, tools, seeds and instruction in gardening, until such time as the women would be able to raise their own food, or otherwise become self-supporting" ("The Wail of the Women," Workingman's Advocate, 24 April 1869, p.1).Boston working women rallied around Phelps's petition for Garden Homesteads because it envisioned a future in which women could subsist as individuals and as family supporters, free from the crippling assumptions of female dependence within the family that shaped women's secondary role in the labor market and their compromised position within the polity. Phelps gained support from the broader labor movement by appearing at labor conventions and by writing a series of articles for the American Workman, arguing that women had "a righteous claim" on the government for relief as workers, mothers, and citizens ("The Work-woman," American Workman, 26 June 1869).Phelps and the Working Women's League created enough pressure in favor of Garden Homesteads that the Massachusetts Legislative Committee on the Hours of Labor granted them a hearing on 22 April 1869. Phelps testified to women's limited options for earning a living: those who entered domestic service were cut off from their own families, underfed, and "treated as strangers and aliens," adding that she knew, having "tried it herself." Women found it almost impossible to become skilled workers, and in any event "skilled labor fares no better than acquaintance with a single part, so long as compensation is concerned." She urged the legislature to grant the women land near Boston were they could farm and establish homes ("The Working Women in Council," American Workman, May 1869).The legislature did not grant the women's request for land. However, in 1871, the state incorporated the "Women's Economical Garden Homestead League," enabling it to hold property with a value of up to $5,000. As manager of the League, Phelps raised money from about one thousand male and female supporters to purchase a 60-acre (24-hectare) tract of wooded land in Woburn, a few miles north of Boston. Thus began the construction of a utopian community known as "Aurora." Property ownership and governance in Aurora were limited to women, an inversion of gender norms shocking to many male journalists, who reported disparagingly on the community. The New York Times compared Phelps to an Amazon and warned men to stay out of Aurora lest they be pressed into service "as household drudges" deprived of political rights ("Aurora," The New York Times, 28 Oct. 1873).Recognizing the need to diversify the economy of Aurora, Phelps planned to establish a cooperative commercial laundry. She invited Boston labor reformers as well as nearby residents to the dedication of the "Bethesda Laundry" in the fall of 1873. The ceremony included songs, poems, speeches, and "much rejoicing" ("Aurora", The New York Times, 28 Oct. 1873). In the spring, Phelps presided over a large gathering at Tremont Temple in Boston celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Women's Garden Homestead League.Despite this optimistic beginning, construction on the laundry stalled and the community never became economically viable. Ultimately, neither Phelps nor the women who joined her in Aurora could overcome working women's lack of access to capital or credit. Phelps's health declined as she began suffering from Bright's disease. She died at the Bethesda Laundry.Phelps's significance lies in her attempt to redress the economic, social, and political forces that relegated most women without male support to poverty in the 19th Century. Speaking from her own experience as a laboring woman, she urged social recognition for women's roles as family supporters, seeing economic self-sufficiency as essential to women's quest for equality.It is likely that these lottery tickets were an important part of Phelps initiative to found her Utopian community, Aurora. While the tickets convey membership, they are also individually numbered and advertise that the holder is eligible to win one of "1386 Prizes!" Lotteries were a traditional method of raising funds for both public and private purposes, including the United States Lottery, which helped to finance the Revolutionary War. .

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

      New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1871. Hardcover. Very Good. Fifth American edition. 447, (8) p. Includes fold-out diagram. Original pebbled brick red cloth with gilt spine lettering. Very Good+ or better condition. Cloth worn at extremities. Slight dulling to spine titling and faint creasing to spine. Clean, bright pages. An uncommonly nice copy.

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