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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A Memoir on the Indian Surveys

      (London): W.H. Allen, Edward Stanford, Henry S. King & Co, 1871. xxv; (i); 303 pages. 4 folding maps. Minor light damp spotting. New endpapers. Original printed boards rubbed and soiled, new morocco spine (in the style of the original). ' The object of the present memoir is to furnish a general view of all the surveying and other geographical operations in India ... '. First Edit. Hard Cover. Good. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        Les Rougon-Macquart série complète : La fortune des Rougon - La curée - Le EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Lacroix pour les deux premiers volumes|& Charpentier pour les dix-huit suivants, 1871. Fine. Lacroix pour les deux premiers volumes & Charpentier pour les dix-huit suivants, Paris 1871-1893, 12x19cm, 20 volumes reliés. - First edition on current paper to each of the twenty volumes, the first six books of "Rougon-Macquart" have not experienced in large print papers. "Bradel" binding semi gray calico with corners, back decorated with a floral pattern golden double gilded nets dates and tails, black pieces as shagreen, a slight hitch to the minor as part of the twelfth and sixteenth volumes , marbled paper boards, blankets stored for each volume, spine preserved for twelve volumes, uniform bindings signed Alfred Farez, assets from 1909 to 1930. The twentieth and final volume of the Rougon-Macquart, Dr. Pascal, is full of genealogical table brochure Rougon-Macquart. Very rare complete set of first edition with the blankets in uniform binding signed by a major French specialists percaline. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant pour chacun des vingt volumes, les six premiers ouvrages des "Rougon-Macquart" n'ayant pas connu de tirage en grand papiers. Reliures à la bradel en demi percaline grise à coins, dos ornés d'un motif floral doré, dates et doubles filets dorés en queues, pièces de titre de chagrin noir, un léger accroc sans gravité à la pièce de titre du douzième et seizième volumes, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées pour chacun des volumes, dos conservés pour douze des volumes, reliures uniformes signées d'Alfred Farez, actif de 1909 à 1930. Le vingtième et dernier volume des Rougon-Macquart, le Docteur Pascal, est bien complet du tableau généalogique dépliant des Rougon-Macquart. Très rare ensemble complet, en édition originale avec les couvertures, en reliure uniforme signée par l'un des grands spécialistes français de la percaline.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      1871. [Magic and mystery..."] London: Strahan & Co., 1871. 13 pp undated ads. Original green cloth decorated in black and gilt, all page edges gilt. First Edition of George MacDonald's timeless fairy tale about the young boy Diamond who flies off on the back of his friend the North Wind. Though not mentioned on the title page, there are 76 beautiful wood-engraved illustrations by Arthur Hughes. Serialized in "Good Words for the Young" between November 1868 and October 1870, this was MacDonald's first "long" fairy story to be published in book form; DEALINGS WITH THE FAIRIES (1867) had been a collection of five short tales. About AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND Macdonald's son Greville later wrote,~Of all my father's works, this remains the "best seller." Its secret here again lies in its two-world consciousness... All the strength of its teaching is allusive -- an appeal to the imaginative seeing of a truth rather than a claim for its passive acceptance on the score of authority... Magic and mystery, nonsense and fun -- in no egregious fashions of the day, but in enduring forms of beauty -- did more for us than the moral precept or standardized education.~Sadleir lists three bindings for the first edition of AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND, all with the same pictorial design (though in several colors, without priority). This copy is from the first binding state, with Strahan's anchor device at the foot of the spine and with the "double rustic border" (one black and one gilt) on the front cover; Sadleir further associates dark-brown endpapers with the first binding state, but this copy, like the most-recent other (purple) copy we have had, has the "pinkish-buff" endpapers (still with the binder Burn's ticket).~The condition of this copy is near-fine: externally there is just a little wear at the extremities (such as the rear lower fore-corner); internally the delicate original endpapers are cracked (but re-glued), but the contents are tight and free of foxing.~For a book intended to be handled by children almost a century and a half ago, this is very collectible condition. Sadleir 1474/1474a; Carter (MBV) pp 22-23 (Carter lists only the first Strahan binding and the Daldy Isbister one); Shaberman 43.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Crónica de la Provincia de Navarra / Crónica de la Provincia de Guipúzcoa / Crónica del Señorío de Vizcaya / Crónica de la Provincia de Álava Crónica General de España, o sea, Historia Ilustrada y Descriptiva de sus Provincias.

      1865-1871. Editorial Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi. - Imprenta de J.E. Morete. Madrid. . 1 Vol. . 112+80+164+80 pp.+láminas. Folio. Media Piel. Geografía / Atlas / Mapas / Cartografía / Geología , Grabados , Local España (Barcelona), Local España (Catalunya), Local España (Girona), Local España (Lleida), Local España (Tarragona), Siglo XIX . Volumen dedicado a las provincias del País Vasco y Navarra, dentro de la afamada colección Crónica de España. Ilustrado con numerosas láminas calcográficas con mapas y vistas paisajísticas.

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        CODE Of YACHTING SIGNALS. Compiled Exclusively for the Use of The New York Yacht Club.

      [New York]: 1871. xi, [5], 5 - 158, [6] pp. The "Julia" reputedly one of the fastest, if not the fastest, of racing yachts of the era. Joints professionally strengthened. Stain to upper portion of first few leaves. Occasional pencil mark. Withal, a VG copy.

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        College Papers No. 1; College Papers No. 2; The Philosophy of Umbrellas; College Papers No. 3; An Old Scotch Gardner [as published in] The EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE. No. I [II. III.] - January [- March] 1871.

      Edinburgh: E. & S. Livingstone, 57 South Bridge. 1871. Each issue 24 pages, with adverts leaves inserted at beginning & end. The 3 issues with 5 contributions by Stevenson [1 in issue #1; 2 each in the other 2 issues; "Umbrellas" in collaboration with James Walter Ferrier]. Per Prideaux, Stevenson was co-editor for issues No. I & II, sole editor for No. III [cf. Prideaux IV(6)n]. Rare in commerce. General wear & soiling to wrappers [especially issue #3, which also has some staining], with paper worn from spine ends. Overall, About VG.

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        The English School of Painting in Water Colours; Its Theory and Practice with the Several Stages of Progression. Accompanied with 47 Illustrations in the First Style of Chromolithography [New and Revised Edition]

      Published by A. Tarrant, 11 Serle Street, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, London Third Edition . London 1871. - Hard back binding in publisher's original bottle green pebble cloth covers which have been professionally recased preserving the original spine and text, new corners, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, silk head bands, large elaborate gilt tooled illustration and lettering to the centre of the upper panel, new ivory cream end papers. Imperial folio 22'' x 15''. Contains [x] 130 printed pages of text with 47 colour illustrations over 25 plates mounted on thick card stock with paper guards, the first four plates being 24 mixed tints to each card, additional colour title page plate. The last plate has a brown damp stain line to the top edge, this does not affect the illustration, very little foxing, the original green cloth has surface rubs to the high points and has a small tear to the top of the lower board which was repaired when the binding was recased, without any ownership markings and internally in Very Good clean, fresh and bright condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. ART TECHNIQUE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        Chimes and rhymes for youthful times!

      London ; New York : George Routledge and Sons .... Hardcover. B003OK5NDW (London: George Routlege and Sons) No date found. Appears to be the 1871 or earlier print. Illustrations in color by Oscar Pletcsch. printed by Leighton Brothers. Not paginated. Total 36 illustrations all but frontis pieces with protective pages. It is unfortunate that time has not been this books friend and it has suffered from much neglect. Still it is a very scarce book in this early edition. It is in poor condition but well worth restoring and rebinding. Red sand-grain cloth boards over cardboard with gold, black and green lettering and designs. Boards with rubbing, fraying, patina. Spine cloth has totally disintegrated. The binding is in poor condition also with 2 loose pages (the title page and one of the protective pages for the illustrations) there is not table of contents which research shows should be present. 36 illustrations accounted for and are is beautiful condition with clear crisp colors and lines. No running of inks. There is a gift inscription to front end page but otherwise pages are unmarked. **Tracking on all US orders. Most orders shipped within 24 hours. International customers will be reimbursed a portion of unused shipping charges.*** . Fair. 1871.

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        De ente supernaturali. Disputationes theologicae. Nova editio pluribus mendis expurgata. 6 Bände.

      Paris, L. Vives, 1871-1872.. 4°. Zus. ca. 3000 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückentitel u. dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt.. Die Bände 5 u. 6 enthalten "Adversus Baium et Baianus ad disputationes de ente supernaturali appendix"; 1873 erschienen noch zwei weitere Bände mit dem Titel "De fide, spe et caritate [...]". - Der Jesuit Joan Martinez de Ripalda wurde 1594 in Pamplona geboren und starb 1648 in Madrid. - Einbände beschabt u. etw. bestoßen. Vorderdeckeln m. Nummernschildchen. Mehrf. gestempelt. Schwach gebräunt, stockfleckig bzw. wasserrandig. - De Backer/S. V, 641, 1.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Les Contes rémois. Neuvième édition

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

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Works of Fancy and Imagination

      London: Strahan and Co., 1871., 1871. 10 volumes; 16mo. In fine publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines; elaborate gilt panelling to upper boards, blind stamped on rear covers; brown end papers; all edges gilt. Extremities very lightly rubbed; owner's inscription to half title of volume I. An unusualy bright and complete set of the First Collected Edition. Shaberman 44.

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        The Descent of Man and Selection in relation to Sex

      London: John Murray, 1871. 2 vols: viii, 424, 16; viii, (2), 476, 16, 78 woodcuts in text. 8vo. HB. Orig. cloth, gt, recased retaining orig. end-papers, hinges neatly reinforced; some wear to corners + spine ends, repairs to heads of both spines, joints rubbed/repaired, inner hinges neatly reinforced. Some foxing to free end-papers, half-titles and last pages of ads. A good set. Book plate of J.J. Seekings, Holmhurst, Barnwood, Gloucester, (c. 1839-1899) owner of a marine engineering works near Gloucester Docks during the 1870s-80s. 1st edition, 1st issue. 'The word "evolution" occurs, for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume of the first edition …. before its appearance in the sixth edition of "The origin of species" in the following year' - Freeman (1977), p. 129. 2 vols: viii, 424, 16 (publisher's ads dated Jan 1871); viii, (2), 476, 16 (publisher's ads dated Jan 1871). [Freeman 937]..

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        The Royal Museum at Naples, Being Some Account of the Erotic Paintings, Bronzes and Statues Contained in That Famous "Cabinet Secret"

      John Camden Hotten, London 1871 - 1871 1st English translation, published by London's infamous John Camden Hotten. 60 magnificent, highly-eroticized hand-colored and tinted plates complement the text. Re-bound in a handsome 20th century duotone cloth in extact replica of publisher's original binding. Bright gilt-lettering and decorative borders to spine, top-edge gilt, new marbled endsheets. A tight, very well-preserved, Near Fine copy. The plates, artistic and skillfully rendered, have held up very nicely: bright and clean and near-immaculate. Tall quarto, 123 pgs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      John Murray., LONDON 1871 - FIRST EDITION, Second State. Two volumes, 8vo. viii, 423pp.16pp. (adverts dated January, 1871); viii, 475pp.[1] [light spotting] 16pp. (adverts dated January, 1871). Illustrations in text from drawings. Original green cloth with blindstamped ruled on front and rear boards and gilt title spine, coated black endpapers. [contemporary W.H.Smith label to front fixed end papers.] The word 'Evolution', occurs, for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume. Good 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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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. In Two Volumes

      London: John Murray 1871, 1st edition second state. (Hardcover) viii,423pp. + 16pp. (ads dated January, 1871);viii,[ix-x] (postscript),475pp. + 16pp. (ads dated January, 1871). Very good. Two volumes small Octavo. Illustrations in text from drawings. Original green cloth with blindstamped rules on front and rear boards and gilt spine, and coated black endpapers. Inner joints have had a minor professional repair. A touch of foxing on the last ads leaf. Overall a very pleasing set of the second issue. Ads dated January 1871. Freeman 937. "The book, in its first edition, contains two parts, the descent of man himself, and selection on relation to sex. The word evolution, occurs, for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume of the first edition, ..., before its appearance in the sixth edition of the origin of Species" in the following year." - Freeman p.129..

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        Autograph Letter Signed, in Danish, two and a half 8vo pages, Copenhagen, January 15, 1870, with signed holograph envelope

      To twenty year old Frederic Carl Klixbull, assistant to his father, station master, Søncke Sørensen Klixbull. The letter is incorrectly dated according to "The diaries, vol. IX, p. 10 (1871) Monday the 16 January: "Sendt brev og Manuscript til Poeten ved Marslet Station ved Odense" (...sent letter and manuscript to the poet at Marslet Station, Odense...) Andersen writes: "Dear Sir! In the end of November last year I received your first letter with the enclosed poems. At that time I was very busy and I could not comply with your wish to read them. Later at Christmas I read your poems and wanted to write back to you-then I could not find the letter with your name and address! However, I hoped that you would stop by for a visit when you were in Copenhagen or write me a new letter. Yesterday I received another letter from you and now I can return your manuscript of which I had preferred to talk to you about instead of writing. From the few poems you sent me it is impossible to say something about your talent. The 16 lyric poems don't stand clear and strong to me. To me they seem very inspired from Ingemann's [Bernhard Severin Ingemann (1789 -1862), Danish novelist and poet] earliest period. I am afraid that I can't encourage you - however I don't' want to disappoint you. I don't know your age, and your situation. I want to tell you like I have told more that one young talented poet: "Do not write if you do not feel an urge to do so. Consider the nature around you and look into yourself, and it will create great joy to your life. However, please do not let my remark discourage you. My opinion is and always will be of one man only." Signed, "Yours truly, H. C. Andersen." Repairs to horizontal margin folds. Handsomely bound in a burgundy leather and velour binding. The letter is bound opened to reveal both sides with the signed envelope placed on empty space on the lower portion of the final page. The signed envelope is addressed, "For Mr. F. C. Klixbull, Marslev Station, Odense (Denmark),' and signed, "H. C. Andersen.". Andersen holograph letters are occasionally available, but letters discussing motivation to write in such a clear and articulate manner are rare.

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        Der Golf von Buccari - Porto Re. Bilder und Skizzen.

      Prag, Mercy, 1871.. 4 Bll., 125 S. mit 22 Textxylographien. 1 chromolithograph. Frontisp., 30 xylographierte Tafeln, 15 xylographierte Pläne und 2 separate mehrfach gefalt. farb. lithograph. Karten. Kl.-4°. OLwd. (Rücken restauriert, etw. bestoßen).. Erste Ausgabe dieser umfangreichen und reich illustrierten Monographie über die Bucht von Bakar, mit einer 3-zeiligen eigenhändigen und signierten Widmung von Erzherzog Ludwig Salvator am Vorsatz. - Ludwig Salvator, Erzherzog von Österreich (1847 - 1915) war der Enkel Großherzog Ferdinands III. von Toskana. Er mußte 1859 mit seiner Familie die Toskana verlassen, erhielt eine juristische Ausbildung und widmete sich daneben seinen naturwissenschaftlichen und nautischen Interessen. Später nahm er seinen Wohnsitz auf Mallorca und unternahm mit der eigenen Yacht ausgedehnte Reisen im Mittelmeerraum, deren wissenschaftlichen Ertrag er in zahlreichen, teils selbstillustrierten Werken veröffentlichte. Ludwig Salvator führte umfangreiche Korrespondenzen, u. a. mit Theodore Roosevelt d. Ä. und Jules Verne, der ihm mit der Titelfigur seines Romans Mathias Sandorf ein literarisches Denkmal setzte. Von den kaiserlichen Verwandten ob seines unkonventionellen Stils belächelt, vererbte er seinen drei illegitimen Kindern und seinem Gutsverwalter auf Mallorca reiche Besitzungen in Österreich-Ungarn, Frankreich, Spanien und Ägypten. - Die Ansichten wurden nach eigenhändigen Zeichnungen des Erzherzogs Ludwig Salvator xylographiert. - Etw. gebräunt und teils etw. fleckig.

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        Schiff im Sturm: Ölgemälde auf Leinwand.

      1871 - Stimmungsvolles Ölgemälde eines im Sturm von schwerem Wellengang getroffenen Segelschiffes. Öl auf Leinwand. Monleon (* 1847 Valencia - 1900 Madrid, Marinemaler und Illustrator, Schüler von C. de Haes und R. Montesinos, Konservator am Museo Naval zu Madrid (vergleiche auch *Thieme-Becker: Künstlerlexikon*) ), das Bild ist rechts unten mit Monleon signiert und 1871 datiert. Bildmaße: 45 x 76 cm ( Höhe x Breite ) / alt gerahmt: Rahmenmaß: 54 x 85 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Bild mit einer kleinen Beschädigung, zudem ist das Bild etwas fleckig und nachgedunkelt, ansonsten recht guter Zustand. ( Bitte beachten: Bei Ölgemälden kein Versand - hier bitte Selbstabholung bzw. selbst organisierter Transport ). ( Gewicht ca. 3000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Please notice. Shipment only possible without the frame ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works

      London: Bickers and Son. H. Sotheran & Co.,, 1871. With an Essay on His Life and Genius by Arthur Murphy. Octavo, 10 volumes (216 ×134 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, red and green morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of Fielding. Bookplate to front pastedowns, spines and boards a little rubbed, an excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Fielding's works.

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        Gelbe Dorfkirche 2. [1921]. [Signierter Original-Holzschnitt / signed original woodcut].

      0 - Lyonel Charles Adrian Feininger, geboren 1871 in New York; gestorben 1956 ebenda. Mitglied der Berliner Secession, ab 1919 am Bauhaus. Original-Holzschnitt von Lyonel Feininger signiert und bezeichnet "Dorfkirche". Druck auf gelblichem Japanpapier, Werkverzeichnis Prasse W 240. Maße Blatt: 22,5 x 34,3 cm. Maße Abbildung: 16,4 x 20,3 cm. Unterhalb der Abbildung kleiner, radierter Eintrag, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. Original woodcut on yellow japanese handmade paper, signed by Lyonel Feininger and labeled "Dorfkirche". Catalogue raisonne Prasse W 240. Measure sheet: 22,5 x 34,3 cm. Measure plate/image: 16,4 x 20,3 cm. Nearly fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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

      New York; (1871): Sheldon & Co. 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. First Edition. Small Octavo.

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        Programme de la Comédie française, imprimé sur soie et galonné d'argent. Représentation de Gala à Londres, le 29 mai 1871, en l'honneur du Prince de Galles - au lendemain de la Semaine Sanglante de la Commune de Paris ] Comédie Française (de Paris). 1871. Salle dite Opéra Comique, Strand. Pour la première fois à Londres La Société de la Comédie Française. Acting Manager M. H. Barnett. MM. Got, Delaunay, Bressant, Talbot, Coquelin, Febvre, Chery, Barbe, Garraud, Boucher. Mmes Favart, Emilie Dubois, Jouassain, Provost-Ponsin, Marie Royer. Ce Soir Au Printemps, Comédie en Un Acte de M. Léopold Laluyé. Mlle de Belle-Isle. Comédie en Cinq Actes, en Prose, de M. Alexandre Dumas

      1871 - 1 programme sur soie format 35,5 x 17 cm, intégralement orné de galons à frange en fil d'argent (de 2,5 cm de large), s.d. [ mai 1871 ] Exceptionnel souvenir du passage de la Comédie Française à Londres, du 2 Avril au 9 Juillet 1871. Le guide essentiel à l'analyse de cette impression sur soie est le "Journal inédit de E. Got". La guerre, le siège de Paris puis les événements de la Commune ayant fortement compromis la situation financière de la Comédie Française, le sociétaire Edmond Got proposa de "tenter de gagner à l'étranger l'argent qui était nécessaire aux dépenses". En compagnie d'une petit troupe dans laquelle on compte Coquelin (Aîné) ou Prosper Bressant, il organise une tournée londonienne de 3 mois. A la date du 28 mai, suite à un séjour éclair à Paris en pleine "Semaine Sanglante" de la Commune, Edmond Got écrit : "le prince de Galles (l'héritier présomptif), et sa femme assisteront demain à la représentation de Mademoiselle de Belle-Isle, et je suis chargé de les recevoir officiellement, comme directeur". Sur la même page, une note précise que le 29 mai, seront jouées " Au Printemps" et "Mademoiselle de Belle-Isle". L'examen attentif du Journal de Got révèle que ces deux pièces ne furent jouées ensemble qu'à cette seule date lors de la tournée (par ailleurs, "Au Printemps" y sera représentée 4 fois, "Mlle de Belle-Isle" 8 fois). Il n'est fait mention sur le programme ni du Prince de Galles, ni d'une date précise, mais tous les indices signalés coïncident pour permettre de conclure sans risque d'erreur qu'il fut imprimé pour la Représentation de Gala donnée le 29 Mai 1871 en l'honneur du Prince de Galles (futur Edouard VII). L'impression sur soie des programmes artistiques est une pratique connue au XIXe siècle, pour marquer les grandes occasions (dernières de grands artistes, premières, soirées de gala.). Les galons à frange en fil d'argent sont évidemment un rappel des galons ornant le bas du rideau de scène. Ce bel exemplaire est un émouvant témoignage historique, de la tournée londonienne de la Comédie Française en 1871 et de la visite dont l'honora le futur Edouard VII. Et la date même de cette représentation, donnée au lendemain de la Semaine Sanglante de la Commune de Paris n'est pas le détail le moins marquant. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LEIPZIG. - Album von Leipzig. Erinnerungs-Blätter gezeichnet und lithographiert.

      Klein, (1871)., Lpz., - 18,5 x 14 cm. Mit 17 getönten Lithographien. Die hübschen Tafeln mit einer Gesamtansicht und Ansichten der Pleissenburg, Rosenthal, Schützenhaus, Napoleonstein, Theater, Bahnhof, Pathologie, Schillerstrasse usw. - Einband wenig lädiert. Minimal angestaubt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("G. Sand").

      Nohant, 18. VIII. 1871.. 8vo. 4 pp.. To her publisher, returning a proof with corrections: "I beg you to make sure that my punctuation is observed; without it my style (by its very nature) is incomprehensible. Thus, I am very careful in my corrections, but most newspapers couldn't care less. I admit that I am extremely sensitive to a comma which distorts an idea [ ]".

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        Red Star Line / New York - Antwerp (circa 1899)

      New York: Sackett & Wilhelms Litho & Ptg. Co. Vintage Poster, in a large format, by Henri Cassiers. "The Red Star Line", an American-Belgian shipping company founded in Philadelphia, 1871, had become the third largest transatlantic passenger carrier by 1906. Cassiers worked for the company over 25 years, designing their advertising posters, postcards & menus. His distinguished theme of brightly dressed peasants is clean and precise; the colours are flat and bright. This poster has never been folded and has had several edge tears professionally repaired.(see photos) The largest repaired tear extended about 4.5 inches into the center left border,is difficult to see in the photos. Small chips & creases remain around the border outside of the framing area and there are several amateur tape repairs along one edge on the back. Overall, an excellent example of early 20th century lithography and 'shipping art' by this noteable Belgian artist. It must be said that the paper used with this poster is now, somewhat fragile. Every caution will be taken to ship this delicate item securely. Gentle handling and proper archival framing is recommended. Other photos available if required. Inquiries welcome.. Lge Format 31.5 x 43.5 Inches. Vintage Travel Poster/Ephemera.

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      HACHETTE 1871 - en dix tomes, traduction par Jacques Porchat, pensées, Divan oriental-occidental, théâtre, poèmes et romans, les années d'apprentissage de Wilhelm Meister, les années de voyage, mémoires, voyage en Suisse et en italie, mélanges, in-8 quelques frottements, légères rousseurs, très bel ensemble

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        The Works of Walter Scott. The Waverley Novels. Including: Waverley, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, etc

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1871., 1871. The Centenary Edition, complete in 24 volumes; 8vo. A very handsome set in contemporary dark blue half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, marbled boards, end papers and edges. Illustrated.

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      THE DESCENT OF MAN1871; Charles Darwin; First Edition, 2nd Issue; London, John Murray; Original Cloth; Illustrated; Half Titles, 8/423, 8/475 Pages +16 of Ads to both Dated January; w5.2"xh7.8"; Extremely Rare!!!Great For any Fan of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; Complete in Two Volumes!!!ATTRIBUTES:Two Lovely, sleek original green cloth cover designs with stamped boards, gold labeling/décor to bindings, with some great illustrations and a Landmark Work from the Legendary Author; First use of the word "Evolution" from Darwin!!!SUMMARY: The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex is a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second book on evolutionary theory, following his 1859 work, On the Origin of Species, in which he explored the concept of natural selection. In The Descent of Man, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection, a form of biological adaptation distinct from, yet interconnected with, natural selection. The book discusses many related issues, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary ethics, differences between human races, differences between sexes, the dominant role of women in choosing mating partners, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to society.In the introduction to Descent, Darwin lays out the purpose of his text:"The sole object of this work is to consider, firstly, whether man, like every other species, is descended from some pre-existing form; secondly, the manner of his development; and thirdly, the value of the differences between the so-called races of man."Darwin's approach to arguing for the evolution of human beings is to outline how similar human beings are to other animals. He begins by using anatomical similarities, focusing on body structure, embryology, and "rudimentary organs" that presumably were useful in one of man's "pre-existing" forms. He then moves on to argue for the similarity of mental characteristicsBACKGROUND: Charles Robert Darwin, FRS (12 February 1809 ?" 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.CONDITION:Conditions are Good+/Very Good.  Some wear to edges/boards, bumped upper corners, little color added to top/bottom of spine/gold dulled; some blemishing to half titles, signature W.L. Carpenter Winifred House Clifton to half titles, repair tape to inner hinges at end pages, spines spring out a bit so text blocks could be tighter but all together, some spotting to ad pages, end pages a bit tattered at edges, some tape on back of one, pages/hinges are very good for over 140 years old!!!

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        Testamentetokak Hiobib aglangit, Salomoblo imgerusersoanga tikkilugit

      Stolpen [Netherlands]: Gustav Winterib Nênerlauktangit 12mo (20 cm; 8"). 274 pp.. 1871 Text entirely in Labrador Eskimo, i.e., Inuktitut, in roman script. Darlow and Moule write of this work: "The publication of this section of the O.T., Job - Song of Solomon, completed the version of the Bible in Labrador Eskimo. For this edition the Psalter and Proverbs [transl. Morhardt] were revised; but Job, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon, translated by F. Erdmann, appear for the first time in the present volume." Pilling says the attribution of the three new books to Erdman is based "on the authority of Dr. Rink." The volume was "[p]rinted for the British and Foreign Bible Society in London, for the use of the Moravian mission in Labrador. Publisher's black cloth. Excellent copy.

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        The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex (Complete in Two volumes)

      London: John Murray, 1871. First edition, fourth issue - Freeman dates this printing to December 1871; [Eighth Thousand to the title pages, adverts dated January 1872). The first issue was in February 1871, the second issue in March 1871; the third issue was in April 1871(seventh thousand) and the fourth issue in December 1871 (eighth thousand); pp. vol. I: viii, 423, [16-adverts]; vol. II: viii, 475 [16-adverts]. Bound with adverts and half-titles. Original green cloth binding with gilt titling to the spine, light rubbing to the top and tail of the spines, edges and corners. Contents good and tight, original plain black-coated endpapers; front and rear blanks & half titles and adverts a little foxed, less so to title pages, contemporary signature of W. E. Buckland to the half-titles, inconspicuous paper repair to the internal hinges. A very good first edition, fourth issue copy complete in two volumes. (Freeman 940). "The word 'evolution' occurs, for the very first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume of the first edition, that is to say before its appearance in the sixth edition of The Origin of Species in the following year" (Freeman - The Works of Charles Darwin p. 129). . First Edition, Fourth Issue . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

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        Carte-de-visite Photograph Album

      Down, Kent 1871 - An intimate photographic memento of Charles Darwin and his family. This extremely rare Darwin family photograph album contains photographs of Charles Darwin (1809-1882) and his wife Emma Darwin (1808-1896); their son George Howard Darwin (1845-1912), with another showing George holding his nephew Bernard Darwin; their daughter Elizabeth Darwin (1847-1926) and another of Elizabeth; their son Horace Darwin (1850-1953); their daughter Henrietta Emma ‘Etty’ Litchfield (1843-1927), with another two of Henrietta; Henrietta’s husband Richard Buckley Litchfield (1832-1903), with another of Richard; Charles and Emma’s first grandson Bernard Darwin (1876-1961) with two other photographs of the infant; and other photographs of as-yet unidentified sitters. The portrait of Charles Darwin was made by Oscar Rejlander, “Darwin’s Photographer.” When Darwin decided to use photographs to illustrate his planned book on The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals, he had found it difficult to obtain images with the desired facial expressions. After extensive searching, he eventually turned to the Swedish photographer Oscar Rejlander, whom he met in 1871. This seated portrait was one of several Rejlander made in 1871 or 1872. Darwin declared these “The best photographs of me” (Darwin Correspondence Project). Rejlander became “Darwin’s principal adviser on photographic issues [and] presented Darwin with at least sixty-four pictures of expression, more than any other photographer” (Prodger, Darwin’s Camera). Three of the portraits in this album are by Rejlander. Henrietta Darwin lived and worked with her father at Down House until her marriage at age twenty-eight to Richard Buckley Litchfield on 31 August 1871. This album contains portraits of Henrietta and Richard signed and dated on their wedding day, an indication of the sentimental importance of this album. “She was a valued editor to her father as well as companion and correspondent to both of her parents. Henrietta played a significant role in the continuing memorialization of both of her parents: she edited passages of The Autobiography of Charles Darwin (1887). Although Henrietta was not afforded the formal schooling provided to her brothers, her keen editorial eye was sought after by her father for his scientific writing, particularly his 1871 work, The Descent of Man. In this Henrietta provided far more than grammatical assistance; Darwin asked her to help clarify and enliven his work.” “Though far less recognized by Victorian society for her intellectual worth than her father or brothers, Henrietta was an essential lynchpin in the Darwin circle, and helped anchor both the scientific and domestic activities of her family” (Darwin Correspondence Project). Charles Darwin thanked Henrietta for her role in preparing the second printing of The Descent of Man (1871), writing in part, “Several reviewers speak of the lucid vigorous style etc.— Now I know how much I owe to you in this respect, which includes arrangement, not to mention still more important aids in the reasoning” (20 March 1871). After her father’s death, she assisted with the editing of his Autobiography and Life of Erasmus Darwin, and she edited her mother Emma’s Letters. Henrietta’s husband, R.B. Litchfield, took a junior position in the Ecclesiastical Commission to provide an income to support him in his work at the philanthropic Working Men’s College. There he taught mathematics and singing, eventually becoming its principal. Litchfield was a friend of James Clerk Maxwell and John Ruskin. Two of the photographs are of Charles Darwin’s second son George Howard Darwin (1845-1912). A distinguished astronomer, George Darwin was Plumian Professor of Astronomy at Cambridge, President of the Royal Astronomical Society, Fellow of the Royal Society, and recipient of its Royal Medal and Copley Medal. George Howard Darwin has signed his portrait on the verso. The collection also includes rare photographs of two other children of C [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Testamentetokak Hiobib aglangit, Salomoblo imgerusersoanga tikkilugit

      Stolpen [Netherlands]: Gustav Winterib Nênerlauktangit 12mo (20 cm; 8"). 274 pp.. 1871 Text entirely in Labrador Eskimo, i.e., Inuktitut, in roman script. Darlow and Moule write of this work: "The publication of this section of the O.T., Job - Song of Solomon, completed the version of the Bible in Labrador Eskimo. For this edition the Psalter and Proverbs [transl. Morhardt] were revised; but Job, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon, translated by F. Erdmann, appear for the first time in the present volume." Pilling says the attribution of the three new books to Erdman is based "on the authority of Dr. Rink." The volume was "[p]rinted for the British and Foreign Bible Society in London, for the use of the Moravian mission in Labrador. Publisher's black cloth. Excellent copy.

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

      John Murray, 1871, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketFirst edition, third printing (eighth thousand). Two volume set. Cloth boards have edge wear, minor scratches, minor scuffs, rubbed/slightly frayed corners/spine. Hinges cracked in both volumes. Owner's name on half-title page of both volumes. Minor notes on f.f.e.p. of volume I. Volume I has small bent page corners, minor notes/underlining in pencil in text. Volume II has several corners/edges of pages chipped due to improper trimming. No loss of text. No writing in text of volume II that I found. Quantity Available: 1. Category: ABE; Science; zAmazon; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 045975.

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        The Works of Henry Fielding With an Essay on his Life and Genius by Arthur Murphy Edited by James P Browne Include: Tom Jones, Amelia, etc

      London: Bickers and Son, 1871., 1871. 10 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary binding by Morrell in green half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines faded to a uniform tan, gilt rule to green cloth boards, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Binding rubbed, slight toning to pages. An attractive collection of Fielding's plays and farces, the wit and humour of which is a welcome relief from Mr. Murphy's extremely tedious Essay on the author's life.

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        Book of the Second American Chess Congress held at Cleveland, Ohio December, 1871

      O A Brownson, Dubuque, IA 1871 - 112 pages with 2 portraits and diagrams. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in quarter brown cloth with marbled boards. (Betts: 25-8, (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5198) First edition. The second American Chess Congress was held in Cleveland on December 4¿15, 1871 and won by George Henry Mackenzie. The first prize was $100 ($1,500 today) and the total prize fund was $290 ($5,000 today). The entry fee was $10 ($150 today). It was a double round robin tournament with a time limit of 12 moves an hour. Draw games were replayed. There were nine players (George Henry Mackenzie, Henry Hosmer, Frederick Elder, Max Judd, Preston Ware, Harsen Darwin Smith, Henry Harding, A. Johnston, and William Houghton). With the retirement of Morphy, this tournament was generally intended to recognize the best player in the United States. Contains 67 games, a few ith annotations and awards and selections from the problem tourney (10 problems). Includes a frontispiece portrait of Max Judd, and a portrait of the problemist Theodore M Brown Condition: Corners bumped and rubbed, spine rubbed, some foxing, frontispiece portrait detached else a good to very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commune de Paris) Album photographique des ruines de Paris

      Librairie Visconti, Paris 1871 - sans date (1871), 22 X 27,5 cm Edition originale, album au format à l’italienne sous reliure percaline rouge éditeur, trois tranches dorées, comportant 21 photographies originales au format 9,4 X 12,8 cm, sur papier albuminé d’après des négatifs sur verre au collodion, chacune contrecollée sur un carton fort monté sur onglet et sous serpente, la première représente 8 hommes et une femme, vraisemblablement des dirigeants de le Commune difficiles à identifier, les vingt autres les ruines des monuments de Paris après la bataille. Certaine photographies sont légendées dans le tirage et parfois signée P.L. (P. Loubière). Mise à part sa contribution à cet ouvrage, le catalogue de la BNF ne possède aucune information, ni prénom ni date de naissance ou de mort sur « P. Loubière » qui est tout aussi introuvable sur Internet. Percaline de l’album très passée (voir scan), dos en partie recollé, intérieur en excellent état. Les photographies sont en très bon état et toutes les serpentes présentes. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      2 vols., 4to., First Edition thus, on laid paper, titles in red and black, free endpapers mildly browned; original dove - blue boards, ivory paper backs lettered and numbered in black, uncut, first volume with chip at headband else a very good, bright, clean set. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF CHARLES HESKETH FLEETWOOD - HESKETH AND BEARS HIS FINE COPPER - ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE - DOWNS. Robert Osmond engraved this elaborate armorial for Charles Hesketh Fleetwood - Hesketh (1871 - 1947) in l911. Charles, only surviving son of John Bibby, of Hart Hall, Allerton, Liverpool and his second wife, Anna Maria Emily Fleetwood, eldest daughter of the Rev. Charles Hesketh, took the surname and arms of Hesketh by Royal Licence in 1899, and the surname and arms of Fleetwood - Hesketh in 1907. With two helms and crests, and elaborate mantling on a shaded ground, this shows Osmond at his most ambitious. See Brian Lee: 'The Renaissance of Copper - Engraved Bookplates in Britain' (Coat of Arms 187, 1999). The translation is that of Davies and Vaughan, first published by Macmillan in 1866. RARE.

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      AN EARLY PRIMARY SOURCE ON INNER MONGOLIA & CENTRAL ASIA London 1871, - Murray. 3/4 Red cloth over marbled boards, goldlettering, old spine neatly layed down, 4 color lithos, 10b.w. text illustrations/plates, 2 color fold out maps, 486p.minor bit of edge surface wear, title p. toned.FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Vorlesungen über Pathologie von Rudolf Virchow. Erster Band, Vierte Auflage. Die Cellularpathologie in ihrere Bergrundung auf physiologiesche und pathologische Gewebelehre [Lectures on pathology by Rudolf Virchow. First Volume, Fourth ... (Truncated)

      Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1871, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Fourth editionFull Book Title: Vorlesungen über Pathologie von Rudolf Virchow. Erster Band, Vierte Auflage. Die Cellularpathologie in ihrere Bergrundung auf physiologiesche und pathologische Gewebelehre [Lectures on pathology by Rudolf Virchow. First Volume, Fourth Edition. Cellular pathology in full magnitude and physiology and pathological histology, shown by Rudolf Virchow.] Georg Puppe's Copy; Murray Gell-Mann's copyA Very Good copy of Rudolf Virchow's Lectures on pathology First Volume, Fourth Edition. Cellular pathology in full magnitude and physiology and pathological histology, Fourth, Newly Edited and greatly enlarged, SIGNED BY GEORG PUPPE on the second title page and there dated by him "1888", the year he graduated from Medical School, and stamped by him with his purple stamp indicating the book belongs to "Dr. Of Medicine, Georg Gottfried Puppe" (1867-1925). Considered the father of modern pathology and one of the founders of social medicine, Rudolf Virchow was a doctor, anthropologist, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist, writer, editor, and politician who considered physicians to be the natural attorneys of the poor and who is known for his advancement of public health. Puppe was the Extraordinary Professor of Forensic Medicine in Leipzig and he was a pioneer of Social and Forensic Medicine, a medical doctor, researcher, and author of several medical classics. He determined what came to be known as "Puppe's Rule" which provides that later-formed fractures cannot cross earlier-formed fractures, a rule which to this day is used in Forensic Pathology to determine the sequence of the impacts of a blunt object on the human skull.Although it does not carry his bookplate, this book belonged to Murray Gell-Mann, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics "for his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their interactions" and coined the name "Quark" for certain elementary particles, naming them after a line in James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake". Having been owned first by Puppe, and thereafter by Gell-Mann, this copy joins these major figures together with Virchow, the book's author. The book is in Very Good condition with scuffing to the boards, some rubbing through at the board edges, and wear to the board corners, spine cracked along the surface, but holding quite well, and evidence of the removal of a prior bookplate to the front pastedown. A wonderful copy of a notable book associating three great men of science and medicine and SIGNED BY GEORG PUPPE. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

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