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        Illustrirte Pracht-Bibel oder die ganze Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments

      - - Obere Einbanddecke mit Aufdruck "Zum andenken von Friedrich Flügel 1871 " - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5490 Erster Band: Die geschichtlichen Bücher des Alten Testaments. Payne, Lpz., 1862. XII/1588 S. mit zahlr. Illustr. u. mit erklärenden Anmerkungen von Otto Delitzsch., original Halbleder/lederbezogene Ecken. (etwas berieben u. bst./oberes Kapital ausgebrochen/gering fl.)

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        Ulysses S. Grant Signed Engraving.

      Washington, D.C, 1871. Portrait engraving of President Ulysses S. Grant. Boldly signed "U.S. Grant May 11th 1871." The engraving measures 4" x 5.5". Grant was serving in his first term as the eighteenth president of the United States when he signed this portrait engraving produced by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. In fine condition. Matted and framed. Total piece measures 8" x 10". Engravings signed by Grant are rare, especially signed during his Presidency. Three days earlier on May 8, 1871, President Grant had signed the Treaty of Washington, settling the so-called "Alabama Claims," whereby the U.S. sought reparations from the United Kingdom for attacks on U.S. ships by the British built ship, CSS Alabama, and other Confederate ships that were sold to the rebel states during the Civil War. The British government agreed to pay the U.S. $15.5 million.

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        GIORNALE POPOLARE DI VIAGGI 1871 - 1872 - 1873 - 1874

      TREVES 1871 1874 - F.lli Treves, le prime quattro annate complete di questa bella rivista settimanale ricca di centinaia di incisioni nel testo e a piena pagina. In quattro volumi con legatura d'epoca in mz pelle con titolo anno e filetti in oro al dorso, piatti marmorizzati. In 4°, cm 22,5 x 30; pp. 408-413 (I° vol) 416-400 (II° vol) 416-416 (III° vol.) 416-352 (IV vol). Appare in prima edizione italiana i "Viaggi straordinari" di Giulio Verne pubblicati a puntate. Uscite settimanali, ogni semestre l'editore riuniva i fascicoli in volumi di 26 numeri. Ogni tomo contiene i due volumi dell'annata. Ottima conservazione. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Red River Expedition of1870. A Paper read before the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec,March 15th, 1871.

      Quebec. Printed by Middleton & Dawson, at the"Gazette" General Printing Establishment For Literary and HistoricalSociety of Quebec. 1871,. 1st Edition. Hardcover. tall8vo, first separate edition, 97-136p.,interleaved with unnumbered blank pages, original front blue paperwrapper with the title page printed inside a line border in contemporarypurple half morocco, smooth spine gilt lettered & decorated, marbledsides, endpapers little foxed else a very nice copy. Inscribed at headof front wrapper "Sir John Robinson Bart:/ with the Author's Compliments"and with the large contemporary armorial Robinson bookplate on frontendpaper. (cgc) The 1870 Red River expedition was the military forcesent to Manitoba after the transfer of Hudson's Bay territory to Canada.It was comprised of 400 British regular forces and 800 Ontario and Quebecmilitiamen. The expedition left Toronto in May 1870 and hoped to restoreorder and relieve Fort Garry which had been seized by Louis Riel afterthe Red River Rebellion. In August the expedition arrived to find FortGarry deserted. The British force returned to Ontario and left themilitia to garrison the community. Riddell was an officer of the 60thRifles in the expedition. This is one of a small number of offprintsfrom the author from Literary and Historical Society of Quebec.Transactions. n.s., [vol.3], pt. 8. .

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        Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys.

      Boston: Roberts Brothers,, 1871. Octavo. Original green sand-grain cloth, covers blocked in blind with thick and thin rule, front cover with central lettering enclosed by oval Greek key in gilt, brown coated endpapers. Housed in a green cloth chemise and quarter green morocco slipcase (spine a little rubbed). Frontispiece with tissue guard and 3 plates. Contemporary gift inscription to initial blank. From the library of Katharine de Berkeley Parsons of the New York dynasty, with her book label to the front pastedown. Extremities faintly rubbed, title page partially detached. An excellent copy. First US edition, first issue, with the signature "1" on the first page of text and the four pages of adverts at the front. Blanck notes that the edition occurs both with and without the signature mark, that no sequence is established but that the reprint of 1872 does not have the mark present, implying that this may be the primary state. The second book in the trilogy begun with Little Women (1868?-9) and completed by Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out (1886), this edition was published on 1 June 1871, preceded by the London edition published by Sampson Low, Son & Marston on 15 May.

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        Handatlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude. 6. Aufl.

      Gotha Perthes - 1875 1871 - Titelbl. m. Sternvignette (geknickt), 11 SS.(halbe Bll.), Inhaltsverzeichnis, 90 Karten, 16 Karten (Mayr's Alpenkarte 1872, 7 Bll.; - Australien Specialkarte von Petermann, 1875, 9 Bll.) ; folio, Bibl.- HLdr.- Bd. ( l. ber., besch. u. best.) Espenhorst, H 6.3 ( S. 79 ) m. der Ergänzung 2.1.2. - E 61 ( S.98). - Sehr gut erhaltener Innenteil mit dem vollständigen zusätzlichen Alpen- und Australienkartensatz. Zwischen Karte 69 und 70 zusätzlich eine Karte von "Deutsch-Ostafrika" (1890) eingebunden. - Abgesehen von dem schlichten Bibliothekseinband ein sehr schöner Atlas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Australien Nach Dem Stande der Geographischen Kenntniss in 1871. Nach Originalen und Offiziellen Quellen Kartographisch

      White Lotus, Gotha 1871 - Australien Nach Dem Stande der Geographischen Kenntniss in 1871. Nach Originalen und Offiziellen Quellen Kartographisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thetaer Sing Song ('Macao Sing Song - E. Hildebrandt').

      - Farblithographie auf Montagekarton v. W. Loeillot n. Eduard Hildebrandt aus Die Reise um die Erde b. R. Wagner in Berlin, 1871-74, 24,5 x 38,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Fleurs Fruits & Légumes du jour. Légendes 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\'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. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Frankreich, Napoleon III., Karikatur, Alfred Le Petit

      [Bookseller: Altstadt-Antiquariat Goslar]
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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. In Two Volumes

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

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        A History of the Birds of Europe, Including All the Species Inhabiting the Western Palearctic Region

      Published by the author. Leather Bound. Used: Like New. London: published by the author, 1871-1881 (Volumes I-VIII) Volume I containing title page, dedication, list of subscribers, preface, introduction, literature, addenda and errata, and index was published in 1881, following publication of Volumes II-VIII. 632 plates of which 629 are hand colored lithographs mostly after and by J.G. KEULEMANS, a few after paintings by Joseph WOLF, E. NEALE, each depicting one or two species. Uniformly bound in full brown leather, five raised bands, with gilt decorations in compartments and on edges, TEG, marbled endpapers. Both text (with the exception of Volumes I) and plates are hand numbered as the work was initially published in 84 parts. The plates are fine. Volume IX published years later not included. A magnificent set of a rare title. 'The Birds of Europe is a very beautiful book, and includes virtually all the species found in the region between the Caspian Sea and the Atlantic. Many varieties of birds to which Dresser accorded full specific status are today considered to be only subspecies, but although the text of the book may be outmoded, the illustrations alone make it, even today, a valuable work in every sense.' -Tate-

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        A fasciculus of the Birds of China.

      - (London, Taylor and Francis, 1871). Folio. pp. 8, with 12 handcoloured lithographed plates. New half red morocco, spine with gilt lettering. Nissen IVB, 389; Zimmer I, 271: "A series of handcoloured plates, originally designed for another publication, with a short account of each species". The beautiful handcoloured illustrations are drawn and lithographed by W. Swainson. The present copy has the following handwritten dedication: "John Bolton Hodgson with his uncle's kind love. George Robert Gray". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

      London: John Murray,, 1871. In Two Volumes. With Illustrations. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spines gilt, sides with panels blocked in blind, dark blue coated endpapers. Engravings throughout. Spines darkened, ends frayed and a little worn, rear joint of Vol. I split to foot with glue repair, front joint of Vol. II split at foot, hinges cracked but holding, tips bumped and slightly worn, edges rubbed, 5 cm closed tear to half-title of Vol. II. A very good set. First edition, first issue with the errata on the verso of the title leaf of vol. II. Here the word "evolution" appears for the first time in any of Darwin's works, preceding its appearance in the sixth edition of The Origin of Species the following year. Darwin had hoped that one of his supporters might tackle the thorny question of human evolution, but was forced to face the logic of his own theory himself. Darwin deviated from his ostensible subject of mankind to describe sexual selection in the animal kingdom, enabling him to answer those who saw peacock tails as an expression of divine aesthetics. Darwin also set out a definite family tree for humans, tracing their affinity with the Old World monkeys, and laid out his views on the evolutionary origins of morality and religion. "The Descent, understood by Darwin as a sequel to the Origin, was written with a maturity and depth of learning that marked Darwin's status as an élite gentleman of science" (ODNB).

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        Tattenham Corner & The Winning Post.

      London: J Mc Queen.. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Size to plate mark: 56 x 86.5 cm each print. Excellent condition. Pair of horse racing prints engraved by W Summers. Later impression from the original plate of c. 1871.

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        Handatlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude.

      Gotha: Perthes o. J. ( - 1875). 6. Aufl 1871 - Hldr. d. Zt. m. Rückenpräg. Qu.-Folio, Titelblatt m. Sternvignette,1 Bl. (dreispaltig) Inhaltsverzeichnis, 90 Karten, 17 Karten: Mayr's Atlas der Alpenländer 1872, 8 colorirte Blätter; und: Specialkarte von Australien in 9 Blättern, v. A. Petermann 1875., Espenhorst H. 6.3 (S. 79) m. d. Ergänzung 2.1.2. - E 6.1 (S. 96) - Titelblatt u. Vorsatzblatt geknickt und unten rechts (allerdings außerhalb der Einrandung) wasserrandig. teils untere rechte Ecke leicht fingerfleckig, am Kopfschnitt ein Tintenfleck, der bei den erstn 28 Blättern meist einige Millimeter ins Blatt reicht, ledigleich bei 2 Blättern weiter, doch auch da nicht bis ins Kartenbild. Ansonsten einwandfreier und sauberer Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Corso del Codice civile

      Marghieri 1871 - 1878, Napoli - Prima versione italiana degli avvocati Gennaro de Filippo, Ferdinando Mascilli e Giuseppe Tucci continuata dagli avvocati Vincenzo e Belisario de Matteis. Seconda edizione - in 8° - pp.500 pagine circa a volume - Tela con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso - Quindici volumi in otto tomi - Testo su due colonne. Tagli spruzzati - Strappi senza mancanze alle prime pagine del settimo volume, rare fioriture in poche pagine - Vol. I: Trattato della pubblicazione, degli effetti e dell'applicazione delle leggi in generale, del godimento e della privazione de' diritti civili, degli atti dello stato civile, del domicilio e dell'assenza;Vol. II: Trattato del matrimonio e della separazione personale; Vol. III: Trattato della paternità, della filiazione e della tutela officiosa, dell'adozione e della patria potestà; Vol. IV: Trattato della minoretà, della tutela e della emancipazione, della maggioretà, della interdizione e del consulente giudiziario, delle persone poste in uno stabilimento pubblico o privato di mentecatti; Vol. V: Trattato della distinzione dei beni, della proprietà, dell'usufrutto, dell'uso e dell'abitazione; Vol. VI: Trattato delle servitù o pesi prediali; Vol. VII: Trattato delle successioni; Vol. VIII: Trattato delle successioni; Vol. IX: Trattato delle donazioni tra vivi e dei testamenti. Parte prima; Vol. X: Trattato delle donazioni tra vivi e dei testamenti. Parte seconda; Vol. XI: Trattato delle donazioni tra vivi e dei testamenti. Parte terza; Vol. XII: Trattato dei contratti o delle obbligazioni convenzionali in generale. Tomo primo;Vol. XIII: Trattato dei contratti o delle obbligazioni convenzionali in generale. Tomo secondo; Vol. XIV: Trattato dei contratti o delle obbligazioni convenzionali in generale. Tomo terzo; Vol. XV: Trattato dei contratti o delle obbligazioni convenzionali in generale. Tomo Quarto - Libro usato [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        I. Vie militaire et religieuse au Moyen Age et a lépoque de la Renaissance. II: Moeurs, usages et costumes au Moyen Age et a l´epoque de la Rennaissance. III. Les arts au Moyen Age et a l´epoque de la Rennaissance. IV: XVIII me Siècle institutions, usages et costumes France 1700 - 1789.

      Paris, 1871 - 1875. 4 Bände. 577, 599, 544 + 518 S. Uniform blindgeprägte Lederbände auf vier Bünden. 5. Auflage. Jeder Band mit zahlreichen Holzschnitten und farbigen Chromolithografien. - Eines der umfangreichsten Werke zur Renaissance und des 18. Jahrhunderts. - Eine Fundgrube kunstgeschichtlicher Abbildungen und Abhandlungen. - Die blindgeprägten uniform gebundenen Lederbände aufwendig mit ornamentalen und floralen Mustern gestaltet. - Leicht berieben, zwei Bände rückseitig etwas wasserrandig, keine Wasserspuren im Buch, insgesamt repräsentative Bände von schöner Erhaltung. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Franz. Literatur; Kunst

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        Celebrated Characters

      London: Richard Bentley, 1871. Full leather. Fine. London: Richard Bentley, 1871. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. London Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places. Extra illustrated with 428 plates including coat of arms and historic places many being in coloured. Bound by Bayntun binders in full brown morocco covers and spine decoratively tooled in gilt , raised band, gilt title, all edge gilt, marbled endpaper, gilt turn-ins. splendid set.

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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

      Barcelona: Librería Española de I. Lopez, 1871. First Edition. 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.

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

      E. A. Seemann,, Leipzig, 1871 - 9 Bde. (komplett) Leipzig, E. A. Seemann, 1871 - 1884. 4°. Pag. OLwd. Standardwerk zur Kultur der Renaissance mit ca. 3000 Abb. Nicht durchgehend paginiert. - OEbde. v. guter Erhaltung. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aufzeichnungen des Grafen William Bentinck über Maria Theresia Mit einer Einleitung : "ber die österreichische Politik in den Jahren 1749 - 1755

      Gerold, Wien 1871 - Bibliotheksexemplar mit div. Stempeln und Aufklebern, Kanten etwas berieben, Goldprägung am Rücken, en paar Seiten mit Knicken, einige Anstreichungen und Bleistiftnotizen, Bindung fest Hinweis: Wir versenden als Brief im Luftpolsterumschlag, bzw. Päckchen/Paket. Auf Wunsch verschicken wir als Büchersendung (bis 500g 1,50 Euro, bis 1000g 2,20 Euro in Deutschland), allerdings kann hier die Laufzeit bis zu 2 Wochen betragen. deutsch 142 pages. 8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HAND BOOK OF CALISTOGA SPRINGS OR, LITTLE GEYSERS, ITS MINERAL WATERS, CLIMATE, AMUSEMENTS, BATHS, DRIVES, SCENERY, THE CELEBRATED GREAT GEYSERS AND PETRIFIED FOREST, AND THE CLEAR LAKE COUNTRY, WITH MAP AND ILLUSTRATIONS

      San Francisco, 1871. Titlepage printed in red and green. Original limp purple cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, white cloth backstrip. Cloth sunned, rear cover repaired with tape at upper edge. Two small chips in titlepage, else quite clean internally. Very good. Lacking a plate. A scarce illustrated pamphlet promoting the lovely Napa Valley community of Calistoga and its healing springs. "Justly called the Saratoga of the Pacific, Calistoga has been a renowned resort for over a hundred years. This guide proudly describes the numerous advantages and beauties of the northern section of the Napa Valley. Originally settled by Sam Brannan, Calistoga provides the visitor with natural mud baths, geysers, mineral baths, the grape cure, and the famous 'air and sun' cure to this day" - Howell. The map shows routes to Calistoga Springs from various places throughout California. The attractive plates (like the map, lithographed by Britton & Rey) show various views of Calistoga, including the railroad depot, Mount St. Helena, vineyards, the swimming baths, and Wapoo Indians. We can locate only two copies of this attractive work offered for sale in the past thirty-five years, one copy at auction in 1991, and the copy offered by Warren Howell in his Catalogue 50. Two copies were offered by the Holmes Book Company as part of the Norris Collection in 1948, one with the folding view of "Calistoga Springs in 1871" (priced $5) and one without (priced $3). The present copy lacks the folding view. A scarce promotional, with early and attractive views of this Napa Valley landmark.

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        The Descent of Man

      John Murray, London 1871 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful (2) volume set with ALL the First Issue points present in both volumes including the publisher's ads present in both volumes, the first word is "Transmitted" on page 297 in Volume 1 that was changed to "When" on later editions, and the errata on the verso of the title leaf of Volume II has seventeen errata lines for Volume I, eight lines for Volume II. Both books are bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's green cloth with minor wear to the edges. The bindings are tight with NO cocking or leaning and the original black endpapers are present in both books. The pages are clean with minor wear. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the books. Overall, a wonderful set of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Darwin First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE JACK KNIFE WAR [caption title]

      [New York, 1871. Tanned. Some edge wear, faint stain in lower corner. Overall, very good. A scathing satirical print, castigating the Tammany Hall organization and its leader, "Boss" William Marcy Tweed. The 1870 New York City charter, written by Tweed and his cronies, gave the Tweed ring vast powers to deplete the city's treasury. This cartoon was issued shortly after the passage of the charter, and criticizes the leeway given to Tweed by New York's leading political figures. This print is interesting for many reasons, not least of which is it gives an image of Tweed apart from the famous Thomas Nast cartoons. Reilly gives a detailed description of the image: "Tweed, as the Indian Tammany, raises his tomahawk to decapitate an unidentified man whose head lies on a stump. On his arm is tattooed a large '6,' a reference to the Americus or 'Big Six' Fire Company, which Tweed led in his earlier days. The victim moans, 'Putty can't save me.' Three severed heads already hang from Tweed's belt. Beside him an unidentified man standing beneath a hangman's rope remarks, 'Bad noose for me.' Behind a podium or railing in the background stands New York mayor A. Oakley Hall, who proclaims, 'I am monarch of all I appoint.' The new charter gave Hall authority to appoint all city officials. Governor John T. Hoffman, next to Hall, cries, 'Save me from my friends.' City Chamberlain Peter Barr Sweeny holds a key and sits on a chest, vowing, 'Upon this charter let us build.' City Comptroller Richard B. Connolly rests his hand on a bag 'New York City Treasury' and remarks, 'Richard is himself again.' At far left an unidentified man (possibly President Ulysses S. Grant) holding a pen asserts, 'My voice is still for peace.' ('Let us have peace' was Grant's 1868 campaign slogan.)" Also on the left is a group of journalists, evidently prospective victims of Tweed's axe. Among them is Horace Greeley, editor of the NEW YORK TRIBUNE. Reilly attributes the print to the Currier & Ives shop, on the basis of style, though it is not listed in the Currier and Ives catalogue raisonné. OCLC locates only the copy at the Library of Congress. A scarce and important depiction of corrupt New York politics in the era of Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall.

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        Fleurs, fruits & légumes du jour. Légendes de H. Briollet.

      au bureau de l'Éclipse, Paris 1871 - Titre et 31 caricatures en couleurs in-4, chemise illustrée de l'éditeur. Collection complète de cette galerie caricaturant les personnalités du moment : Delecluze, Faidherbe, J. Simon, F. Pyat, J. Ferry, Thiers, Grévy, Arago, V. Hugo, etc. Une des séries les plus curieuses de cette époque. Bel exemplaire. Berleux, 113.

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        King George's Middy

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. First American edition. viii, 501, [1] pp. Thick 12mo. Publisher's rust pebbled cloth. Covers lightly worn, front hinge cracked. First American edition. viii, 501, [1] pp. Thick 12mo. Inscribed by Alger to his Pupil George Seligman. Inscribed to George (Washington) Seligman (b. 1858), son of the prominent financier Joseph Seligman: "George Seligman, from his affectionate friend, Horatio Alger Jr. Jan. 6 1871." Alger was hired by the senior Seligman to tutor his five sons, and Alger lived at his employer's house for seven years. "Isaac and George Seligman soon became devoted to their instructor, and found his easy-going, good-humored manner greatly conducive to learning. Part of the time was passed studying grammar, literature, Greek and Latin, and at least once each week Horatio would take them strolling through nearby streets ..." (Gardner, Horatio Alger, p. 200). Seligman was very pleased with Alger and on his recommendation Alger later tutored Benjamin Cardozo. The Seligmans also opened a successful investment account at their firm to manage Alger's literary earnings. The Seligman family was the subject of one of the most widely publicized cases of anti-Semitism in the 19th century. Arriving at Saratoga in their private railway car, they were turned away by the Grand Union Hotel, where they had previously stayed. The New York Times headlined the refusal, and Henry Ward Beecher preached a sermon against discrimination. George Washington Seligman attended Columbia College and Columbia Law School and later joined the family firm.

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        Das Hochgebirge in der Schweiz. Alpes et Glaciers de la Suisse.

      OO u V 1871 - 58 Tafeln mit Ansichten in Stahlstich. Hpgt. in Orig.-Schuber, dieser im Gelenk eingerissen, sonst guter Zust.

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        CHECKMATE

      Philadelphia: Evans, Stoddart & Co.,. 1871. original light tan wrappers printed in black, sewn.. Spine roll, some spotting and soiling to wrappers, a very good copy.. Housed in an attractive custom clamshell box. (#151823). First U.S. edition. A killer with a surgically altered face attempts to ingratiate himself into the family of his victim. When this doesn't work he resolves to destroy them. "A mystery novel containing highly atmospheric and effective scenes but which is only of borderline supernatural interest." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 321. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-59. Hubin (1979), p. 250.

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        THE COMING RACE

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,. 1871. original decorated orange red cloth, spine and front panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, brown coated endpapers, top edge untrimmed, other edges rough trimmed.. Old bookseller's description tipped in on half title page. Gold. stamping on spine panel a trifle dull, minute shelf wear at head of. upper spine end and corner tips, a nearly fine, bright copy. An. excellent copy of a scarce and important high spot of early science. fiction literature. (#148095). First edition. The narrator visits a subterranean race in the earth's interior that has reached a high level of civilization and scientific advancement. This popular novel and several others published in 1871 and 1872 "sparked the publishing revival of an SF suggesting, but also warning against, significantly different relations and fusing new gadgetry with sentimental and / or horrific melodrama." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 14. "As fiction, THE COMING RACE is more readable than much of Bulwer's other work. As idea, very thought provoking. As historical influence, enormously important." - Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Early Years 298. "The last of Bulwer's occult novels, synthesizing many of the themes earlier tested in ZANONI and A STRANGE STORY... Predicts atomic power as a weapon. Comparable to Swift and H. G. Wells." - Wolff 925a. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-25; (1981) 1-120; (1987) 1-61; (1995) 1-61; and (2004) II-688. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 521. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 31. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 145. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 716. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 59. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 418-21. Wolff, Strange Stories, pp. 323- 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 34. Reginald 09370. Sadleir 393.

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        13 autograph letters signed ("Jenny Lind Goldschmidt" or "Jenny L. Goldschmidt").

      London, Isle of Wight, Lowestoft and Cannes, c 1865 to 1871. - Mostly large 8vo. In Swedish. Altogether 69¾ pp. on 36 ff. With 10 autogr. envelopes and several addenda. Extensive correspondence with the Swedish architect Ernst Jacobsson, written during her marriage to Otto Goldschmidt. In these later years, Jenny Lind forsook opera and performed only in concerts throughout Europe, but was still greeted with unprecedented success. These affectionate letters tell of her activities and sentiments, travel plans, musicians, concerts, and mutual acquaintances. - Includes: I) Jenny M. Goldschmidt (her daughter): ALS. Oak-Lea, 29 Aug. 1867. 8vo. 3 pp. on double leaf: "[.] Je suis sûre que vous avez entendu parler de la grande fête musicale à Hereford; c'était bien beau et Maman a chanté plusieurs fois [.]". - II) Otto Goldschmidt: 3 ALS. London, 1867. (Large) 8vo. Altogether (4+4+2 =) 10 pp. on 6 pp. With 2 autogr. envelopes. In German, to Ernst Jacobsson. - III) An envelope addressed in Swedish, to Jenny Lind. - In light-bown calf portfolio, giltstamped "Brev fran Jenny Lind till sedermera Professor Ernst Jacobsson", with gilt laurel border and lyres; lined with moirée silk. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA CIUDAD DE DIOS. Revista Religiosa, científica y literaria. PP. Agustinos de San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Lote de 35 volúmenes encuadernados.

      El Escorial 1871 - 35 vols. 4º. 1871 (tomos 5º y 6º año 2º, hol.), 1892 a 95 (3 vols. cada año, hol. perg. con tejuelos), 1895 a 1908 (hol, tomos 36, 37, 39, 40 a 44, 48, 51 a 53, 57, 58, 60 a 62, 70 a 73 y 76). 1871-1908

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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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        The Natural History of the Strait of Magellan and West Coast of Patagonia. Made during the voyage of H.M.S. Nassau in the years 1866, 67, 68 & 69.

      Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas, 1871, - in-8vo, frontispiece + XVI + 517 p., with map and 20 illustrations, light foxing, small legacy-stamp ?Dr. Guggisberg?, original clothbound. Very good copy. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Mark Twain';s (BURLESQUE) Autobiography and First Romance [WITH] the Original Edition in Wraps

      Sheldon & Co, New York; (1871) - Small Octavo. First state without ad on verso of title page. 46pp, (2)pp. ads at rear, bound in publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Twain's fictional history of his ancestry with anonymous illustrations satirizing Jay Gould and the Erie Railroad scandal. A very nice copy with minor wear to lower spine end and one corner, bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. [Together with] First edition, 2nd state of this title issued in wrappers, some light chipping to spine, damp stain to upper corner, two corners chipped on rear wrapper. [BAL 3326]. $875. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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