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

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        The Coming Race, or the New Utopia

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

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        Élégies. Suivies des Épigrammes et Rimes diverses

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

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        Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany and Alphabets

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

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

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        Les Parcs Et Jardins

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

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        Charles R. Flint photograph portrait

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

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

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

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        Chirurgie der Nieren.

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

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        Portrait mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Élégies Suivies des Épigrammes et Rimes diverses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        The History Of Napoleon The First

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

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        Ralph the Heir. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols.

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

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        Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa tan tula uksakumamenoo westowoolkw Sasoogoole Clistawit ootenink

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

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        La curée EDITION ORIGINALE

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

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        The Wonders of Yosemite Valley and of California

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Rheinisches Museum für Philologie. Registerheft zu Band I XXIV der neuen Folge (1842 1869). Herausgegeben von F.G. Welcker, F. Ritschl, A. Klette.

      Johann David Sauerländer, Frankfurt am Main 1871 - TP + 1 Leaf = Uebersicht + [1]-175 + [176] = Berichtigungen, Octavo. First Edition (Schaberg 21). One of the Scarcest of All Nietzsche First Editions.This is one of the rarest of Nietzsche items to come on the market. Whatever copies of this Index do survive, almost all reside on library shelves besides the collected copies of the Rheinisches Museum für Philologie, making it one of the hardest books to acquire for those seeking a 'complete' collection of Nietzsche's works. Despite a title page date of 1871, this Index was likely published in 1872 - as noted below:Close behind the publication of The Birth of Tragedy came another Nietzsche "book." Five years earlier, Ritschl had asked Nietzsche to prepare an Index for the `Rheinisches Museum'-a tedious and time consuming task. Nietzsche shifted much of the work to his sister Elisabeth, although she admits that her brother did make some contributions regarding the later volumes. Elisabeth claims that the dedication to her in Homer as her brother's "helpmate in the stubble-field of philology" is a direct reference to this project. Elisabeth places most of the work in 1869 or 1870 but offers no information concerning the actual date of publication.The title page of the book is dated 1871, but there is circumstantial evidence to suggest that it actually appeared in early 1872. On 30 January 1872, Nietzsche wrote to Ritschl hoping to elicit an opinion regarding The Birth of Tragedy about which his old teacher had been uncharacteristically silent. In the same letter, Nietzsche mentioned the recently arrived copy of the Index and questioned whether a copy had also been sent to his sister. In fact, Elisabeth had just sent him a letter two days earlier which made no mention of the book, indicating that the publication of the Index was a recent event. This inference would place the publication date in January 1872-probably sometime past mid-month. Nietzsche's name appears nowhere in the Index except in the text where it would normally occur referencing the contributions that he had made to the journal. Investigation has turned up no clue as to the length of the press run, but the number of copies printed must have been substantial since this was the basic reference for any collection of back issues of the Rheinisches Museum. (Schaberg, The Nietzsche Canon, pp. 28-29) Contemporary ¾ cloth binding with marbled boards and dark-rust cloth. A generally clean and tight copy with only the most minor of foxing to the early and late leaves. The TP with a single, light blue k stamp at the bottom reading: "Jan Six Institut" An excellent copy of a book that is almost impossible to find in any condition. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

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

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

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

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        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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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).

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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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