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        The Dessert Book.

      Boston: J. E. Tilton and Company., 1872. A complete manual from the best American and foreign authorities. With original economical recipes. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, reversed out of gilt decoration to front cover, decorations blocked in black and gilt, double frame blocked in blind to rear cover, yellow endpapers. Advert for liquid rennet tipped in at rear. Bumps to spine ends, slight wear to extremities, dust toning to top edge, occasional light foxing, a very good copy. First edition. This cookery book, designed for a mass audience using products readily available, notably features a section on chocolate and its uses as a beverage. This work provides a useful insight into the practice of sellers adulterating chocolate "with a variety of starch grain items" to meet ever-increasing demand. The author cautions readers that true chocolate should not thicken as prepared, and if it does, farina, a form of milled wheat, had been added. It also includes recommendations alongside the recipes, for example that white chocolate is "suited to delicate persons, and those weakened by a long illness". Laid in is an advertisement for Brower Bros. Lap Tablets, which were made "in silk and velvet... in portfolio shape with Dreka's dictionary blotters set in, which makes the tablets a complete writing companion" (The Publishers Weekly - Volume 12, p. 472).

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        Eigenh. Zitat mit U. Stuttgart, März 1872.

      1872. 1 S. 8vo. "Soldatenleben im Kinderspiel - Soldatenleben im Frieden - Soldatenleben im Kriege! - eines hat sich bei uns und dem anderen entwickelt , durch's andere erzeugt, und hätten wir nicht als Kinder mit dem hölzernen Säbel gespielt, in der Jugend nicht das Gewehr gehandhabt so würden wir beim blutigen Kriegsspiel nicht im Stande gewesen so glorreiche Erfolge zu erringen [...]". - Gefaltet. - Hackländer war als Verfasser von Romanen, humoristischen Erzählungen und Lustspielen erfolgreich.

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        TURKEY - ISTANBUL] [Original Large Ten Part Albumen Photograph Panorama of Istanbul, Titled:] Panorama de Constantinople pris de la Tour de Galata, par Sebah & Joailler [i.e. Panorama of Constantinople Taken from the Galata Tower]

      - Ca. 1890s. Original publisher's full cloth album with elaborate gilt tooled decorative borders on both boards and gilt lettered title on the front board. Album slightly rubbed, front cover slightly soiled, panorama with some mild foxing in places, but overall a very good strong panorama. Impressive ten-part albumen photograph of Constantinople dissected and mounted on the card stock album leaves put together in accordion-like manner, ca. 24,5x335 cm, each part is ca. 24,5x33,5 cm. Famous panorama of Istanbul taken by the Ottoman Sultan's official photographers - the studio of Jean Sebah (1872-1947) and Polycarpe Joailler (1848-1904). This stunning panorama taken from one of the most known landmarks of Istanbul - the Galata Tower - gives a wide prospective of the densely built city, on both shores of the Strait of Bosphorus and the Inlet of Golden Horn, showing the Old and New Galata Bridges, the Seraglio Point with the Topkapi Palace, the building of the Ottoman Bank building (constructed in 1890-1892), Hagia Sophia, the Süleymaniye Mosque and other sites of Istanbul's historic peninsula. ''The Constantinople-based photographic studio Sebah & Joaillier - formed from a partnership between Joannes (Jean) Pascal Sebah and Policarpe Joaillier which dates only from 1890, but from its establishment, took over the marketing of the catalogue of fine images produced in Turkey and Egypt by Pascal Sebah. Sebah operated a studio in Constantinople from the 1860s, and also worked in Egypt from 1873. The same images, therefore, have been marketed by the studio at various times as being the work of P. Sebah, J.P. Sebah, or Sebah & Joaillier. Following Pascal Sebah's death in 1886, the Turkish studio was operated by his brother Cosimi for a time, who also trained Pascal's son in the art of photography. Joannes, known as Jean, reputedly joined the business aged 16, took it over at aged 18, and immediately entered into a partnership with Policarpe Joaillier. Joaillier returned to France in 1910, but with subsequent partners, Jean Sebah remained actively involved with the studio until 1943. From the 1870s, Sebah, and later Sebah and Joaillier, were major subjects of evocative imagery to the increasing number of people who undertook the Victorian Grand Tour. Their studio images of Egyptians and Nubians in 'traditional' costumes and undertaking 'traditional' tasks were highly popular, and indeed had been Pascal Sebah's Les Costumes Popularies de la Turquie published to critical acclaim in 1873'' (Hannavy, J., ed. Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Photography. Vol. 1, New York, 2008, p. 1261). The studio became the official photographers of the Ottoman Sultan in 1899. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An album of 36 original vintage albumen paper photographs, mainly full-page plates of Adelaide and surroundings from the early 1870s

      The plates are mounted on the rectos only of card leaves in a contemporary full leather album; the album is a little worn at the extremities; the first leaf is moderately foxed and marked, a few other leaves are a little foxed, and there is light scattered foxing and trifling marks to some of the other mounts, but overall the album is very presentable, with the plate content in excellent condition. The first twenty-five full-plate photographs (approximately 175 × 220 mm or the reverse) comprise eight views of substantial city buildings, three city streetscapes, five Botanic Gardens scenes, eight views in the Adelaide Hills (five of settlements, three of waterfalls), and an important image taken at St Peter's College in 1872 (see below). There are also eleven photographs (six full-plate, the others approximately 135 × 210 mm each) taken at Tarrawatta and Collingrove, the Angas family properties in the Barossa Valley. There are six of Collingrove homestead and environs, including St Faith's Church (built in 1874); well-fed cattle are the main feature of another four of them. The people shown in five of them are most probably family members, with the last image - of three young women on horseback, sitting side-saddle - particularly resonant. Henry Davis (1831/2-1878) is recorded in Davies and Stanbury's 'The Mechanical Eye in Australia', Joan Kerr's 'Dictionary of Australian Artists ... to 1870', and Robinson and Zagala's 'A Century in Focus: South Australian Photography, 1840s-1940s' (2007). The latter notes that he was 'manager and principal photographer of the Adelaide Photographic Company from 1866, [and] became a leading views photographer in Adelaide until Samuel Sweet's domination of this field in the late 1870s [the time of Davis's death].... Apart from his album, "Views in South Australia" [in the Art Gallery of South Australia collection], which contains fifty scenic photographs, including the Botanic Gardens, rural bridges, waterfalls, gullies ... few of Davis's views are known today. Many photographs and negatives were destroyed in studio fires - firstly in 1870, and then in 1879 after his death'. We attribute this album to Davis based on examples of his work in the collections of both the State Library and the Art Gallery of South Australia. Not least, this album contains the wonderful image, 'Cricket, St Peter's College (Poonindie Batting), 1872', reproduced in Robinson and Zagala, with a full-page description (pages 84-85). The photograph is attributed to Davis thus: it was 'taken by a photographer from the Adelaide Photographic Company, probably Henry Davis, a part-owner and principal photographer of the company at that time'. A picture might be worth a thousand words, but a few words will add immensely to underlining the importance of this picture: 'The match in progress is between St Peter's College and a team of Aboriginal cricketers from Poonindie Training Institution, near Port Lincoln'. This match, in November 1872, 'marked the beginning of annual Poonindie vs St Peter's College matches, which were played alternately in Adelaide and Poonindie until at least 1876'.

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        The Vanity Fair Album: a Show of Sovereigns, Statesmen, Judges, and Men of The Day with Biographical and Critical Notices. Series-Vols. I-3, Original editions

      London: Vanity Fair Office, circa 1872. Small folios: 9.25 x 14 inches. Uniformly bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt stamping and edges. With 154 chromolithographs of the major figures of the day. The lithographs are from 1869-1871 issues.

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        LEZIONI DELL'ARTE DEL DIRE

      GIUSEPPE MARGHIERI 1872 - VITO FORNARI LEZIONI DELL'ARTE DEL DIRE GIUSEPPE MARGHIERI 1872 Quarta edizione, riveduta e corretta dall'Autore 4 VOLUMI, RISPETTIVAMENTE VOLUME 1: 357 pagine VOLUME 2: 314 pagine VOLUME 3: 390 pagine VOLUME 4: 522 pagine. SEGNI DEL TEMPO, QUALCHE ABRASIONE QUA E Là AI PIATTI, NEL COMPLESSO BUONE SE NON OTTIME CONDIZIONI GENERALI, CONSIDERATI GLI OLTRE 140 ANNI DEI VOLUMI Parole e frasi comuni antichi argomento Arte del dire avvenimenti Metafisica Carlo Botta causa centro certo Cesare Balbo civile compiuta componimenti Concilio di Trento considera Cornelio Nepote Daniello Bartoli descrizione dice didascalico dottrina effetto epistole Erodoto esempio età eziandio Ferdinando Magellano filosofia forma genere storico Giambattista Vico giudizio Grecia iscrizioni istoria ordine Laonde leggi lettere LEZIONE XVI LIBRO luogo maniera maravigliosa Marco Polo materia medioevo memorie moderni monumento morale narrare narrazione natura nazioni Niccolò Machiavelli notizia opere paese parlare parole Plutarco Polibio popoli principio propria pruove racconto ragione relazioni scienza scritto scrittore scrivere Torquato Tasso Speculazioni sé medesimo secoli simiglianti società specie spirito storia universale subjetto terra Tucidide umano uomini uomo verità vero viaggi viaggiatore Washington Soggetti: Libri rari, Vintage, Rari, Antichi, Ottocento, Prosa, Scrivere, Istituzioni di Eloquenza, Retorica, Oratoria, Canoni, Estetica, Bellezza, Arti minori, Fantasia, Ingegno, Intelletto, Poesia, Letteratura, Poetica, Drammaturgia, Teatro, Commedia, Epopea, Tragedia, Personaggi, Costruzioni letterarie, Dialettica, Dialoghi, Didattica, Didascalica, Allegorie, Trattati, Lezioni, Meditazione, Platone, Sofistica, Stile, Galilei, Istruzione, Norme, Lettere, Arte, Regole, Diario, Giornali, Effemeridi, Metodi di scrittura, Tempo, Storia, Basilio Puoti, Manuali, Viaggi, Commentarii, Annali, Etnografia, Statistica, Scrittore, Demostene, Cicerone, Scolasticismo, Grecia, Eschine, Isocrate, Menenio Agrippa, Pericle, Alcibiade, Esiodo, Aristotele, Parmenide, Omero, Pericle, Solone, Divina Commedia, Aristofane, Dante Alighieri, Macbeth, Mahabharata, Euripide, Pindaro, Sofocle, Poema epico, Lirica, Ramayana, Rare books, Vintage, Rare, Ancient, Nineteenth century, Prose, Writing, Institutions of Eloquence, Rhetoric, Oratory, Canons, Aesthetics, Beauty, Minor arts, Fantasy, Ingenuity, Intellect, Poetry, Literature, Poetics, Dramaturgy, Theater, Theatre, Comedy, Epic, Tragedy, Characters, Literary constructions, Dialectics, Dialogues, Didactics, Allegories, Treatises, Lessons, Meditation, Plato, Sophisticians, Style, Instruction, Norms, Letters, Art, Rules, Diary, Newspapers, Ephemerides, Methods writing, Time, History, Basil Puoti, Manuals, Journeys, Commentaries, Annals, Ethnography, Statistics, Writer, Demosthenes, Cicero, Scholasticism, Greece, Aeschines, Isocrates, Pericles, Alcibiades, Hesiods, Aristotle, Parmenides, Homer, Pericles, Solon, Divine Comedy, Aristophanes, Mahabharata, Euripides, Pindar, Sophocles, Epic poem, Lyric [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson.

      London: Bell & Daldy,, 1872. Including his tour to the Hebrides, correspondence with Mrs. Thrale, &c. &c. With numerous additions by John Wilson Croker. Revised and enlarged under his direction by John Wright. 10 volumes, octavo (185 x 122 mm). Contemporary tree half calf, raised bands to spines, tan morocco labels, decorations and titles to compartments in gilt, single rule to sides in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With frontispieces and occasional illustrations. Engraved frontispieces and title vignettes, 13 engraved plates, 10 folding facsimile plates. Spine ends and tips a little rubbed. An excellent set. An attractively bound set of James Boswell's classic work. First published in 1831, Irish statesman John Wilson Croker's edition contains Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides, first published in 1785, along with Johnson's letters with Hester Thrale. It was "vindictively attacked by Macaulay in the Edinburgh Review, but... remained the best edition until superseded by the work of George Birkbeck Hill" (ODNB). Bookseller and published John Wright (d.1844) edited the ninth and tenth volumes. The immense task of compiling the thousands of notes Boswell had recorded on "the great man's talk, habits and opinions" was begun after Johnson's death in 1784. Made up of trifling incidents as well as the significant events in Johnson's life, the work remains a masterpiece of portraiture. Boswell's reputation was further enhanced by the discovery in the early part of the 20th century of the Boswell Papers, which were stored in the Malahide Castle of Ireland for generations. What resulted from this discovery was the revelation of Boswell as an extraordinary personality in his own right; a far more complex, eccentric genius than the mere recorder of Johnson's conversations.

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        Jantra Khettra Deepica. Or, a Treatise on "Citara," containing all the Requisite Precepts and Examples on the Rudiments of Hindoo Music, intended as an Introduction to the study of the above Instrument. Illustrated with various Exercises and ninety four Airs arranged in the present system of Hindoo Notation. By Rajah Sourindra Mohuna Thakoora. Published by Kally Prossonna Banerjeea. Teacher Bengal Music School.

      Calcutta, Mothoora Natha Turkarutna, 1872. - 4°. 6 Bll., 317 SS. Blauer Maroquin d. Zt. mit reicher Rvg., goldgepr. Deckelbordüren und mit Goldschnitt (beschabt und bestoßen, Ecken und Kanten mit kleinen Läsuren, oberes Kapital etw. beschädigt). Außerordentlich selten!- Tagore wurde durch seinen unermüdlichen Eifer nicht nur zum frühen Wegbereiter einer breiten und anhaltenden Rezeption klassischer indischer Musik im Westen, sondern mit ihm setzte auch auf dem Gebiet der Musikwissenschaft ein west-östlicher Austausch ein.- "Sourindro Mohun Tagore (1840, Pathuriaghata - 5 June 1914, Calcutta) was an Indian musicologist who came from an upper class family of Bengal that also later produced Rabindranath Tagore. He studied both Indian and western music theory and published extensively on the topics. He founded the Bengal Music School and Bengal Academy of Music. A staunch supporter of the British Empire and its agencies in India, he was commissioned to set Indian translations of 'God Save the Queen' to Indian tunes . He studied at the European-model Hindu College in Calcutta and took an interest in music both Indian and western . developed a system of musical notation for Indian music and set up the first Indian music orchestra in Calcutta . He founded the Bengal Music School in 1871 and the Bengal Academy of Music in 1881. He was made Fellow of the University of Calcutta and a Companion of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire in 1880 apart from being given the title of Raja. He was decorated Knight Commander of the Royal Order of the Crown of Italy and several other Royal recognitions from Sweden, Netherlands, Wurtemberg and Austria" (wikipedia).- Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar, mehrfach gestempelt. Papier gering gebräunt und vereinzelt minimal fleckig. A - NEUEINGÄNGE Januar 2018

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        DIZIONARIO BIBLIOGRAFICO E ISTORICO DELLA REPUBBLICA DI S. MARINO

      TIPOGRAFIA DELLA GAZZETTA DI NAPOLI 1872 - DISPONIBILITÀ GARANTITA AL 99%; SPEDIZIONE ENTRO 12 ORE DALL'ORDINE. BUONE/OTTIME CONDIZIONI GENERALI. RILEGATURA COEVA; PICCOLA MANCANZA AL BORDO ESTERNO DELLA COPERTINA ANTERIORE; LIEVI MACCHIETTE/FIORITURE; LIEVE BRUNITURA; LIEVI SEGNI DEL TEMPO. MOLTO RARO. Carlo Padiglione (Palermo, 1827 – Napoli, 1921) è stato un bibliotecario, storico e araldista italiano. Svolse professione di bibliotecario, in particolare presso la storica biblioteca napoletana Brancacciana, poi confluita come fondo nella Biblioteca Nazionale di Napoli. Si interessò anche, per via della professione, di biblioteconomia e di catalogazione, facendosi interprete di formalizzare, in un apposito manuale, fra i primi in Italia del genere, le regole principali della materia, a beneficio di quanti volessero sostenere i concorsi da bibliotecario. Come storico si occupò, in particolar modo, di araldica e di genealogia, diventandone fra i massimi studiosi. Per questa ragione apportò un prezioso contributo ai lavori della Consulta araldica, di cui fu socio corrispondente. Fu, altresì, componente della Commissione Araldica regionale Napoletana e presidente dell'Istituto araldico italiano. Collaborò con i principali periodici del settore, scrivendo saggi e articoli su casi e questioni araldico-genealogiche, su stemmari e blasoni, su fonti per la storia di famiglia, nonché su storie e caratteristiche di ordini cavallereschi e dinastici. Descrizione bibliografica Titolo: Dizionario bibliografico e istorico della repubblica di S. Marino, contenente le indicazioni delle opere, dell' effemeridi e degli opuscoli che trattano della stessa in qualsivoglia argomento del commendatore Carlo Padiglione, Patrizio Sammarinese Autore: Carlo Padiglione (1827-1921) Editore: Napoli: Tipografia della Gazzetta di Napoli, MDCCCLXXII [1872] Lunghezza: 491 pagine; 23 cm Peso: 1,3 Kg Soggetti: San Marino Bibliografia Storia locale Araldica Genealogia Dizionari Biografie Opere storiche Eventi Nomi Enciclopedie Famiglie nobili italiane Nichan Iftikar Ordine SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro Ordini cavallereschi Corona d'Italia Cristo di Portogallo Gerosolomitano Libri rari Vintage Antichi Ottocento Vittorio Emanuele II Italia Stati Emilia Romagna Marche monte Titano Indipendenza Arengo Stato della Chiesa castello di Chiesanuova San Leo e del Montefeltro Rimini Sigismundo Pandolfo Malatesta Domagnano Fiorentino Montegiardino Serravalle Occupazione alberoniana Leges Statutae Sancti Marini Cesare Borgia cardinale Alberoni Napoleone Congresso di Vienna Giuseppe Garibaldi, Stemmi Onorificenze Repubblica Romana 1849 Leges statutae Reipublicae Sancti Marini Risorgimento Domenico Maria Belzoppi I Concilio di Trento Storia patria Libertà Stato Pontificio Blasoni Sammarinesi Austria Trattato dell'amicizia Società di Mutuo Soccorso Borgo Maggiore Curazie Castelli Gian Battista Bonelli Cappuccini San Francesco Malatesta Ordine di Sant'Agata Torri Bibliography Bibliographie Edizioni originali pregiate Introvabili San Marino Bibliography Local history Heraldry Genealogy Dictionaries Biographies Historical works Events Names Encyclopedias Italian noble families Orders of chivalry Crown of Italy Christ of Portugal Rare Books Vintage Ancient Nineteenth Century Vittorio Emanuele II Italy States Monte Titano Independence Arengo State of the Church San Leo and of Montefeltro Alberoni Occupation Napoleon Congress of Vienna Coats of Arms Honors Roman Republic Risorgimento, Council of Trent History of Homeland Liberty Papal State Treaty of friendship Mutual Relief Society Castles San Francis Sant'Agata Order Towers Original Editions Valuables Untraceable Scarces Books Livres introuvables Parole e frasi comuni Alberoni anno antichità Antonio articolo autore Bartolomeo Borghesi Belluzzi Belzoppi Bibliografico biografia Bougy Bonelli Brizi Capitani Reggenti Carlo Padiglione Chiesa Cibrario Città cittadini Commendatore confini Consiglio Principe Console dedica Delfico Dizionario Domagnano Domenico Fattori Filippo Firenze fondazi [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Literarisches Centralblatt für Deutschland. (später: Literarisches Zentralblatt für Deutschland) Begründet von Friedrich Zarncke, herausgegeben von Eduard Zarncke. Jahrgang 1872-1899, 1900 - 1909, 1914, 1916 - 1944/ Heft 1-14 (=Juli) in Heften. (bis Jahr 1923 in 52 bzw. 53 Heften, ab Jahr 1924 in 24 Heften) +

      Jahr 1872 - 1899 in Halbleinen- bzw. Halblederbänden. Jahr 1900 - 1944 in Or.-Heften. Einband der Jahre 1873, 1876, 1882, 1888 und 1891 mit seitlichem Einriss, teils über die ganze Seite. Beim Jahr 1901 fehlt das Heft 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 20, 21, 24 + das TPI beim Jahr 1905 fehlt das Heft 1-4, 6-12, 29-33, 50,51 + TPI beim 1906 fehlt das Heft 39 beim 1907 fehlt das Heft 9, 16-36, 38-45 beim Jahr 1908 fehlt das Heft 6, 8 und 18 Jahr 1909 ohne H. 17, 22, 30-44, 46-48, 50-52 1914 ohne H. 25, 30, 48-52 + TPI von 1915 ist nur TPI vorhanden 1917 ohne TPI 1981 ohne H. 1, 9-11, 17, 18, 20, 41, 45 1919 ohne h. 10, 13, 26, 27, 37, 38 1920 ohne H. 47 1921 ohne H. 7, 8, 11 - 25, 27 - 31, 34, 42, 43, 45, 46, 48 1924 ohne H. 22-24 Jahr 1929 ohne H. 3 1935 ohne H. 16, 19-21 1940 ohne H. 3-20 1941 ohne 20+21 1942 ohne 7, 9-11,20.

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson. Including his tour to the Hebrides, correspondence with Mrs. Thrale, &c. &c. With numerous additions by John Wilson Croker. Revised and enlarged under his direction by John Wright.

      London: Bell & Daldy, 1872 - 10 volumes, octavo (185 x 122 mm). Contemporary tree half calf, raised bands to spines, tan morocco labels, decorations and titles to compartments in gilt, single rule to sides in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Spine ends and tips a little rubbed. An excellent set. With frontispieces and occasional illustrations. Engraved frontispieces and title vignettes, 13 engraved plates, 10 folding facsimile plates. An attractively bound set of James Boswell's classic work. First published in 1831, Irish statesman John Wilson Croker's edition contains Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides, first published in 1785, along with Johnson's letters with Hester Thrale. It was "vindictively attacked by Macaulay in the Edinburgh Review, but. remained the best edition until superseded by the work of George Birkbeck Hill" (ODNB). Bookseller and published John Wright (d.1844) edited the ninth and tenth volumes. The immense task of compiling the thousands of notes Boswell had recorded on "the great man's talk, habits and opinions" was begun after Johnson's death in 1784. Made up of trifling incidents as well as the significant events in Johnson's life, the work remains a masterpiece of portraiture. Boswell's reputation was further enhanced by the discovery in the early part of the 20th century of the Boswell Papers, which were stored in the Malahide Castle of Ireland for generations. What resulted from this discovery was the revelation of Boswell as an extraordinary personality in his own right; a far more complex, eccentric genius than the mere recorder of Johnson's conversations.

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        Electrostatics and Magnetism

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1872. First Edition. 8vo. Full tan calf prize binding by Maclehose, red title label to spine, extra gilt decoration to spine compartments, gilt rule and gilt badge of Glasgow University to front board. Light edgewear and rubbing. A sound, clean and handsome copy. Marbled endpapers with latin prize presentation label inscribed to George Mitchel to front pastedown SIGNED 'Gul. Thomson' (Gul. being the abbreviation for William in latin). Books signed in the name of Thomson are unusual; it was far more common for him to sign 'Kelvin. PNP'. A scarce object in an attractive prize binding.

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        Modern Examples of Road and Railway Bridges; Illustrating the Most Recent Practice of Leading Engineers in Europe and America

      Published at the offices of "Engineering" 1872 - Folio. iv, 180pp plus 94 (xciv) engraved plates to rear. With numerous engraved figures in text. W. H. Maw's copy, signed and dated by him to the f.f.e.p. In the original half dark morocco, green textured cloth boards, gilt titles and ruling to spine. Rubbing and wear to the extremities (particularly the board corners). Minor spotting to fore-edge, otherwise contents generally clean and bright. A Very Good copy. Scarce. HEAVY - additional postage will be required, please contact us in advance for an accurate quote. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Vanity Fair Album: a Show of Sovereigns, Statesmen, Judges, and Men of The Day with Biographical and Critical Notices. Series-Vols. I-3, Original editions.

      London: Vanity Fair Office, circa 1872 - Small folios: 9.25 x 14 inches. Uniformly bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt stamping and edges. With 154 chromolithographs of the major figures of the day. The lithographs are from 1869-1871 issues. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALBERT N'YANZA, GREAT BASIN OF THE NILE, AND EXPLORATIONS OF THE NILE SOURCES

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1872. A very early edition, one of the earliest in one volume format. With 34 illustrations, including 12 full-page plates and with a map printed in colours. 8vo, very handsomely presented in a contemporary binding of three-quarter red morocco over red pebbled cloth covered boards, the spine with gilt stippled raised bands multi-ruled in gilt, additional gilt work at the head and tail, gilt lettering in one compartment, endpapers and page edges marbled. xxvii, 499 pp. A fine and very handsome copy in all, internally unusually bright and fresh, free of foxing and very clean, the binding sturdy and very well preserved, the spine bright and with very little evidence of age or use. A VERY HANDSOME COPY OF THIS HIGHLY IMPORTANT WORK. This is Sir Samuel Baker's account of his discovery of the last great source of the Nile, Speke and Grant having established Lake Victoria N'yanza as the source of the White Nile and Bruce discovering the source of the Blue. The waters of Victoria N'yanza flow into the basin of Albert N'yanza, which Speke and Grant were not permitted to visit, and the latter adds the accumulation of its watershed to the former to create the great White Nile, flowing massively from Albert N'yanza. The importance of the debate over the source of the Nile, combined with Baker's very readable writing style, made his books enormously popular, with the result that they were reprinted a great many times over the years.

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        Geschichte der Bischöflichen Methodistenkirche in den Ver. Staaten von Nordamerika. History of the Methodist Episcopal Church of the United States of America. Übersetzt von H. Liebhart. 2 Bände in Einem. 1. Band: Die Gründung des amerikanischen Methodismus (1867) 2. Band: Die Organisation der Kirche und ihre Geschichte bis auf die neueste Zeit (1872).

      424, 444 Seiten, 2 Stiche als Frontispiz. 8 , gebundene Ausgabe Halbld. mit Rückenvergoldung, Marmorschnitt, Einband lt. berieben, Ecken lt. bestossen, sonst guter Zustand.

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        The expresssion of the emotion in man and animals

      John Murray. In-8°, pp. VI, 374, 4, 7 tavole f.t in eliotipia di cui 3 ripiegate, 21 illustrazioni nel testo, legatura in tela editoriale verde con titolo in oro al dorso e cornice a secco ai piatti. Prima edizione in seconda tiratura riconoscibile dall'errore di pagina 208 che reca la parola 'that' scritta erroneamente 'htat' e a pagina 104 nell'ultima riga vi è la scritta 'In several languages of Europe' invece di 'In all the languages of Europe'. Il saggio di Darwin, L'espressione delle emozioni nell'uomo e negli altri animali uscì un anno dopo l'Origine dell'uomo, nel 1872 ed ebbe un immediato successo di pubblico. Agli inizi del Diciannovesimo secolo, la teoria psicologica predominante era l'associazionismo: la mente è una tabula rasa sino a quando non riceve delle impressioni dai sensi; queste, depositandosi nella memoria e associandosi fra loro, vanno a costituire la nostra vita mentale. Darwin, invece, tentò di spiegare i meccanismi cognitivi animali e umani, estendendo la teoria dell'evoluzione per selezione naturale ai substrati biologici della cognizione. Si trattava di un programma scientifico interdisciplinare completamente nuovo che nel Novecento porterà alla nascita e allo sviluppo dell'etologia e delle neuroscienze. Nel saggio, l'autore fornisce dei dati atti a dimostrare che le espressioni dell'uomo, come degli altri animali, sono innate, sono un semplice prodotto dell'evoluzione, per cui molte espressioni che denotano paura, rabbia, stupore si ritrovano invariate non solo in uomini di diversa estrazione culturale o appartenenti a civiltà diverse, ma anche, in primati non umani o in altri animali; il fatto che il riso, ad esempio, sia molto simile nell'uomo e nello scimpanzé testimonia un'origine comune fra le due specie Ma anche dal punto di vista metodologico il libro è di una sorprendente modernità: il primo a fare ricorso estesamente alla fotografia per scopi scientifici e il primo a basarsi su sondaggi prestampati, pratica ormai comune negli studi di psicologia. All'epoca le illustrazioni fotografiche venivano inserite nelle pagine del libro con un procedimento lungo che faceva lievitare i costi di pubblicazione. Darwin cercò tra i vari fotografi londinesi suggerimenti e metodi alternativi per riprodurre le fotografie e si ricordò di aver posato per un ritratto nel 1868 per il fotografo Ernest Edwards. Edwards aveva sviluppato un metodo di riproduzione fotomeccanica detto eliotipia che a differenza delle comuni stampe fotografiche permetteva la produzione in serie delle immagini che potevano così essere rilegate direttamente con le pagine del testo. L'uso dell'eliotipia riduceva di molto i costi di produzione e permise a Darwin di includere un numero senza precedenti di tavole fotografiche e soprattutto di non affidarsi ad artisti che copiassero a mano le fotografie su lastre litografiche. Si scopre qui il Darwin della piena maturità, per metà scienziato e per metà filosofo, innovatore rivoluzionario eppure cauto, sempre attento a fondare su basi empiriche più che salde le sue speculazioni.

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        Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1872. Signed original edition. Leather bound. VG, Rebound using original marbled paper on new boards, 3/4 leather light restoration to extreme edges of endpaper with signature and inscription. Gilt tooling and applied gilt-lettered black leather title and author labels within the compartments. Signed on original front flyleaf by Clarence King to "Dear Emmons" (Samuel Franklin Emmons) who was a member of the expedition.. Period rebind with burgundy leather, gilt tooling and titles on spines, original marbled paper on covers. 292 pp. with no illustrations. TEG. Two contemporary calling cards laid in, one of Mr. Samuel Franklin Emmons, to whom the book is inscribed. The story of the Whitney Survey Party, of which Clarence King was a member. In 1864, the party undertook the first extensive exploration of what is now known as the High Sierras. This is the original 1872 edition of Clarence King's classic work about that journey, "which some have described as the first real literature of the Sierra. It is adventure writing at its best. King's mountain climbing descriptions are spine-tingling (and more than a little exaggerated) but they still provide strong impressions and colorful descriptions of the Sierra Nevada following the gold rush." - GoodReads. His account includes descriptions of the range, the forest, Mount Tyndall, the Newtys of Pike, Yosemite's walls, Mt. Shasta, Mt. Whitney, the people of the Sierras, and more. King was one of the earliest of the Sierra mountaineers, and Mt. Clarence King is named after him. Scarce, and a unique association copy.

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        How I found Livingstone; travels, adventures and discoveries in Central Africa; including four months residence with Dr. Livingstone.

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle, 1872.Thick 8vo. Original brown pictorial cloth (new endpapers). With tipped-in albumen photograph portrait, 6 maps (4 folding), 25 woodengraved illustrations and 28 woodengraved plates. XXIII,736; 8 pp.First edition. - The quest to recover David Livingstone is one of the most famous travel adventures in history. After finding Livingstone in Ujiji Stanley failed to receive the welcome he expected. Resentful that an unknown American adventurer had found Livingstone where others had failed, many refused to believe Stanley's story and it was only when Livingstone's family produced unimpeachable evidence that Stanley had indeed found the missionary that attitudes began to change. Queen Victoria received Stanley at Baltimoral, and the Royal Geographical Society originally suspicious of his claims, awarded him its gold medal. Stanley's narrative, How I found Livingstone, published later that year, became an inmediate bestseller (Howgego IV, p.873). Dr. Livingstone, I presume ?.

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        Le Avventure d’Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie tradotto dall’inglese da T. Pietrocola-Rossetti. Con 42 vignette di Giovanni Tenniel

      Ermanno Loescher, 1872. 8vo (cm. 19), 6 cc.nn. (compresa antiporta figurata protetta da velina), 189(1) pp., 1 c.nn. (bianca). Legatura editoriale in tela arancione con fili, fregio e titolo oro al ds. (minime tracce d’uso alle cuffie e agli angoli). Cornici e figure impresse in oro al centro dei piatti (Alice ed il ‘Cheshire Cat’). Tagli dorati. Ex libris araldico al contropiatto anteriore. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Prima edizione in lingua italiana, seconda tiratura. Molto raro.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1872 - 1872 100% Original Paperback Wisden 9th Edition! Video

      1872. Hi, This lot is an 1872 Original Paperback Wisden. You do not see many first 15 Wisdens that have been untouched but this is how Wisden made it , allbeit 145 years later. 9th Edition, the covers are a bit dark (they look better in real life than on the

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Or the Preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. Sixth edition, with additions and corrections (thirteenth thousand).

      London: John Murray, 1872 - Octavo. Original green ribbed-grain cloth, gilt titles to spine, frames and central vignette blocked in blind to covers, brown coated endpapers. Contemporary ownership inscription of Dr Alexander Goodall, assistant surgeon aboard HMS Antelope, an iron paddle-sloop based on the West coast of Africa, to front free endpaper and half-title. Spine gently rolled, rubbing to extremities, minor wear to tips, a couple of faint marks to covers, top edge dust toned, front inner hinge cracked but holding, text block slightly shaken, occasional foxing; a very good copy. Folding diagram facing page 91. Sixth edition, third issue, marked as the "thirteenth thousand" on the title page. The sixth edition is the last lifetime edition. Darwin continually made revisions to his text; this edition featuring a new chapter, chapter VII, and a glossary by W. S. Dallas. "The edition was aimed at a wider public and printed in smaller type. giving the general impression of a cheap edition, which at 7s. 6d, it was". It is also the first edition of The Origin of Species to feature the word "evolution"; the term was first used by Darwin in The Descent of Man, published in 1871. This edition was subsequently reprinted unchanged from stereos in 1872 and again in 1873. The final issue is dated 1876; stereos of this issue were used for the very many issues which followed, from 1878 to 1929, continuing to include the summary of differences and the historical sketch. Freedman 393.

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        Architecture of Ancient Delhi

      The Arundel Society, London 1872 - Hardcover (no dust jacket). Large format. Contains 28 plates. Several white paint marks on boards. One or two other marks on boards. Spine is worn and rubbed. Front leading corners are split. Front hinge is cracked. Pages 53-114 are loose. Minor foxing and a few light marks at front and rear. Text and illustrations are clear throughout. AF [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PICTURESQUE AMERICA; OR, THE LAND WE LIVE IN. A DLINEATION BY PEN AND PENCIL OF THE MOUNTANS, RIVERS, LAKES, FORESTS, WATER-FALLS, SHORES, CANONS, VALLEYS, CITIES, AND OTHER PICTURESQUE FEATURES OF OUR COUNTRY. VOLUMES I & II

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872 & 1874, 1872 "A two-volume set of books describing and illustrating the scenery of America, which grew out of an earlier series in Appleton's Journal. The work's essays, together with its nine hundred wood engravings and fifty steel engravings, are considered to have had a profound influence on the growth of tourism and the historic preservation movement in the United States." All steel engravings with tissue guards. Volume I with 568 pages. Volume II with 576 pages. Bound in original half black calf over black cloth covered boards. Four raised bands with lettering and rule in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Leather shows some rubbing and the cloth has areas of light fade and rubbing. Pages without foxing or wear. Overall, a very good plust copy.. First edition. Hardcover. Book.

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        Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster Band. Buch I: Der Produktionsprozess des Kapitals. Zweite verbesserte Auflage.

      Hamburg, Verlag von Otto Meissner, 1872. - Tit., 830 S., etw. spät. HLn., vord. Rckn.Gel. alt rest., NaV., tls. Anstr., tls. etw. stockfl. -- Ausgabe letzter Hand.-- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Basic Outline of Universology. An Introduction to the Newly Discovered Science of the Universe; its Elementary Principles; and the First States of their Development in the Special Sciences. Together with Preliminary Notices of Alwato, the Newly Discovered Scientific Universal Language, Resulting from the Principles of Universology

      New York: Dion Thomas, 1872. First Edition. An attempt at universal philosophy, bringing together language, music, mathematics, and religious (as well as anti-religious) thought. This was Andrews's most ambitious (or at least most all-encompassing) work, and includes the first introduction of his invented language, "Alwato," which was to be the linguistic analogue to his universally integrated philosophy. Combining elements of spiritualism, individualist anarchism, social reform, and hard science, Andrews's Universology is one of the signal works of 19th-century reformist thought; in the words of his biographer Madeleine Stern: "[Pearl Andrews] ... felt he stood somewhere between Bakkunin and Swedenborg, holding the key that would unlock all the antithetical mysteries of the universe. Spiritualist and scientist, a moralist without religion, a religionist without morals, he had studied almost all there was to be studied in the world...who, then, was better equipped to serve to the world the philosophy that would reconcile all philosophies, the science that would unite all sciences, the practical way of life that would bring about a federation of all nations? (Stern: The Pantarch, p.106). An unpopular author, an impenetrable prose style, and physical proportions verging on the encyclopedic provide a great framework for rarity, and An Outline of Universology does not disappoint: no copies have appeared in the trade in this cataloguer's memory and OCLC locates fewer than thirty catalogued examples in institutional collections, many of these doubtless compromised copies in circulating libraries. This a remarkably well-preserved example in the original publisher's cloth. Octavo (24.5cm). Publisher's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine with blind-stamped rules to front and rear boards; cxix+764, (2)pp; illus. Final 124pp of text comprises Andrews's "Digested Index"; final two leaves comprise a list of 133 subscribers. Mild wear to board edges and corners, but still a dapper copy, straight, tight and fresh. Contemporary ownership signature ("C.M. Gibbons"), dated February, 1872.

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        Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There. FIRST ISSUE.

      , London: Macmillan & Co., 1872. Hard Cover. First Edition first issue, with 50 woodcut illustrations by John Tenniel, including frontispiece. 12-224-4 pages. Small octavo, original gilt-embossed red cloth, all edges gilt. Housed in custom chemise and half red morocco slipcase. Original cloth slightly darkened, but unrestored and very good.Illustrated by John Tenniel. First edition, first printing, with "wade" instead of "wabe" on p. 21. FIRST ISSUE, with misprint ?wade? on page 21, instead of ?wabe? as correctly printed in mirror- image on the same page. Williams 84- . The Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass has its original red binding with gilt illustrations. The Through the Looking-Glass front board has a three line gilt border with a John Tenniel illustration of the Red Queen in gilt, and the Through the Looking-Glass back board has a three line border with a John Tenniel illustration of the White Queen also in gilt. The spine has the title Through the Looking Glass and the publisher?s name Macmillan with a small illustration and a three line border to the top and bottom of the spine, all of which are in gilt.

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        ROUGHING IT

      1872. Fully Illustrated by Eminent Artists. (Issued by Subscription Only...) Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company [etc.], 1872. 1 page undated ads. Original black cloth decorated in gilt. First American Edition, first issue, of this very early Twain title -- his fourth major book. In July 1861, as the Civil War was getting underway, Twain headed out west as private secretary to his brother Orion, who had just been appointed Secretary of Nevada Territory; Twain's "account of the continental crossing with Orion is a full-throated celebration of a golden era, of travel, youth, adventure, and America's last frontier" [Kaplan]..~The first issue is identifiable by the proper printing of lines 20-21 on p. 242.; also this copy does have ads on p. [592], which may be a further first-issue point. This is a near-fine copy (only a trace of wear at some edges, slight cracking of the front endpaper); as usual the binding's "gilt" (if actual gilt it is) has oxidized to a copper color. Blanck 3337 (indicating that the British editions may have been issued a few days earlier); McBride p. 18.~In our experience, it is quite difficult to find in decent shape copies of the first three of Twain's books that were issued in this hefty, oversized format (THE INNOCENTS ABROAD in 1869, this title in 1872, and THE GILDED AGE in 1873); it is not that hard to find the fourth and last (A TRAMP ABROAD in 1879).

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        Longue correspondance de Louise Colet sur son drame Une Famille en 1793.

      - 18 lettres autographes signées 45 In-8 et in-16 1872-1873 Enveloppe d’envoi du cabinet d’autographes Victor Degrange (1952). bon Belle et longue correspondance de Louise Colet à Laferrière, acteur fétiche de Dumas, amant de Virginie Dejazet, qui avait connu la gloire avec la Dame aux Camélias, concernant son ultime tentative pour monter son drame Une Famille en 1793. [Jadis intitulé Madeleine, Louise Colet l'avait ébauché dès 1845 et écrit en 1847. Mais il fut refusé à la Comédie française en 1848 comme trop «dangereux». Elle réussit cependant à le faire publier en feuilleton dans la Presse, du 10 au 16 septembre 1850. L'histoire de ses démarches auprès de Sainte-Beuve et de Rémusat pour le faire jouer a été retracée par Jean Bonnerot dans la Grande Revue en 1934, Un drame inconnu de Louise Colet. La pièce ne fut finalement jamais montée]. Cette correspondance retrace le parcours de Louise Colet pour tenter une ultime fois de faire représenter son drame au Théâtre du Châtelet. Elle entre en contact avec Laferrière et s'appuie sur lui pour tenter de l'imposer. «Il me semble qu'avec votre esprit d'artiste et votre chaleur d'âme, la lecture de ce drame vous causa quelque émotion. Vous comprendrez tout ce que votre talent pourrait faire de cette figure de Brussant, personnifiant le peuple de la grande révolution, par ses douleurs et son patriotisme. Il me semble que l'heure serait bien choisie pour représenter cet ouvrage. Patronné et joué par vous, quelle objection pourrait faire un directeur de théâtre ? La pièce exigerait très peu de frais de décor et de costumes. Aussi je ne forme qu'un voeu, c'est qu'elle vous agrée. Bien sûr qu'en ce cas vous la ferez triompher. Je lis ce soir dans un journal que vous quittez le théâtre Cluny ; mais comme vous m'avez dit le contraire dimanche, c'est à coup sûr le journal qui se trompe. Du reste, quelque soit le théâtre où vous seriez engagé, mon oeuvre vous y suivra ; elle est à vous. Je ne demande qu'à la voir mise en lumière et à voir enfin appréciés par le public mes efforts patients de travail [.]. Par ce que j'écris à ce dernier, vous comprendrez que la réception du drame au Châtelet impliquerait votre engagement. Mlle Duguerret jouerait Madeleine, Paul Deshayes l'amant, Dumaine le père, et vous le mari rôle que vous préférez et que vous avez choisi. J'ai reçu, il y a quelques jours, la réponse du ministre de l'Instruction publique à qui j'avais envoyé, au moment de quitter Paris, le drame d'Une Famille en 1793. Malgré les éloges qu'il donne à cette oeuvre, le ministre décline toute intervention pour la faire jouer. Il m'a renvoyé ici le manuscrit ce qui m'a beaucoup contrariée [.]. J'ai espéré un moment pour mon drame ; mais le changement subit de gouvernement me fait comprendre l'impossibilité de vous en occuper. J'arrive d'un voyage à Milan où je viens de faire imprimer la brochure que Dentu n'a pas osé publier en France. Je vais tenter de l'y envoyer, mais je m'attends à une saisie. Je serai établie d'ici à peu de jours à San Remo, jolie ville italienne de la corniche à une lieue d'ici où j'ai loué un appartement pour y installer mes meubles arrivés de Paris [.]». Femme de lettres, poétesse, maîtresse de Musset et de Flaubert. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Duas palavras acerca da ultima revolta do exercito do Estado da India. Pelo ex-governador geral Visconde de S. Januario.

      Bombay, Impresso na Typographia de "Economist Steam Press", 1872. - 4°, contemporary dark blue quarter sheep over marbled boards (worn at head and foot of spine; corners; other binding wear, but still sound), smooth spine with short title gilt lettered and gilt fillets, blue endleaves. Title page with some browning. Occasional light spotting. In good to very good condition. Faint stamp above title. Five line penciled note at foot of p. 62, dated 14-v-1930. (2 ll.), 62 pp., (1 blank l.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of the former Governor of Portuguese India's justification of his actions during the revolt of the army in 1870-1871. The supporting documents begin on p. 20. Januário Correia de Almeida (1827-1901), Visconde, Barão and later Conde de São Januário, was governor of India from 1870-1871; he also served as governor of Cabo Verde and of Macau and Timor, as minister plenipotentiary in China, Japan and Siam, and later to the republics of South America. He was a deputy to various sessions of the Cortes, serving as Minister of War in the government of José Luciano de Castro in 1886. In 1887 he was elevated to Conselheiro de Estado. A corresponding member of the Academia Real de Ciências, he was also a founding member of the Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa, and its first president.*** Innocêncio X, 119. Fonseca, Aditamentos p. 189. Gonçalves, Síntese bibliográfica de Goa 2458. Scholberg, Bibliography of Goa and the Portuguese in India GA31. On the author, see Grande enciclopédia, XXVII, 471-2. Not in Catálogo dos livros opúsculos e manuscritos pertencentes à Biblioteca Nacional de Nova Goa (1907). Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signed Photo with Music Quote 1902

      Italian composer (1872-1956), very popular in his time, who focused entirely in sacred music. Amazing photograph signed and dated by him in 1902, with a short music quote from his poema sinfonico Mosé, which premiered in Milan just a year earlier under the baton of Toscanini. Size is 6.5 x 8.6 inches, photo by Guigoni & Rossi, Milan. Minor rast marks over the top left corner not affecting the image nor the autograph, otherwise in excellent condition.

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        Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

      Lee and Shepard, Boston / Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1872 2018-01-04. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Tenniel, John. First American edition ('wade' for 'wabe' on p. 21). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down (some loss from edges), new end sheets. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, pencil name and year ('R.P. Blake 1880') on front flyleaf, a number of illustrations colored with pencil by a young reader, some quite nicely done. 1872 Hard Cover. x, [1]-224 pp. 8vo. The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. This first American edition was released with both red and green cloth (no priority) in the same year as the Macmillan edition printed in London, and contains the same typo in the Jabberwocky's poem. Our research indicates that the U.S. edition appears less frequently both in the trade and at auction than its British equivalent. Carroll's books about Alice are among the most collected works in modern literature, and have both inspired a number of animated and live actions films (most recently those directed by Tim Burton and featuring Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen, and Mia

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        5 années du journal "La Haute-Loire". 1872, 1873, 1875, 1876 et 1877. En 5 volumes.

      CHEZ L'AUTEUR. 1872 - 1877. In-Plano Carré. Cartonné. A restaurer. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Pliures. Environ 150 / 155 livraisons, par années. Journal de 4 pages, soit environ 600 / 625 pages par volumes. Accrocs, déchirures et pliures sur de nombreuses marges et parfois dans le texte. Plats cartonnés souples, avec des manques et des déchirures sur les bords.

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        Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Vol. I: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. Vol. II: Der Zirkulationsprocess des Kapitals (edited by Friedrich Engels).

      Verlag Otto Meissner, Hamburg 1872 - Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Vol. I: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. Hamburg: Verlag Otto Meissner, 1872. [2], 830 pp. Vol. II: Der Zirkulationsprocess des Kapitals. Edited by F. Engels. Hamburg: Verlag Otto Meissner, 1885. xxvii [1], 526, [2] pp. 8vo (207 x 137 mm). Both volumes uniformly bound in contemporary half calf, spines with 4 raised bands, gilt decoated and gilt lettered (vol. I with head of spine partially chipped, light rubbing to extremities, rubbing to spine of vol. II), marbled edges. Text of vol. I with light marginal browning, scattered foxing and frequent pencil markings, vol. II little age-toned only and with no visible foxing. Provenance: bookplates of unknown owner to front pastedowns, one with motto "Aut mors aut vita decora". A very good set, rarely found in unform bindings. ---- PMM 359 (first ed. vol. I only); Rubel 633, 635-636 - SECOND EDITION of Vol. I and FIRST EDITION of Vol. II OF ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE MODERN ERA. Only the first edition of vol. I was published in Marx's lifetime; his friend and supporter Friedrich Engels edited and published volume II in 1885 and volume III in 1894. "The history of the twentieth century is Marx's legacy. Stalin, Mao, Che, Castro -- the icons and monsters of the modern age have all presented themselves as his heirs. Whether he would recognize them as such is quite another matter. Within one hundred years of his death half the world's population was ruled by governments that professed Marxism to be their guiding faith. His ideas have transformed the study of economics, history, geography, sociology and literature" (Wheen). Marx's great polemic was the summation of his quarter of a century of economic studies, mostly at the British Museum. - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

      Lee and Shepard, Boston / Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1872 2018-01-04. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Tenniel, John. First American edition ('wade' for 'wabe' on p. 21). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down (some loss from edges), new end sheets. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, pencil name and year ('R.P. Blake 1880') on front flyleaf, a number of illustrations colored with pencil by a young reader, some quite nicely done. 1872 Hard Cover. x, [1]-224 pp. 8vo. The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. This first American edition was released with both red and green cloth (no priority) in the same year as the Macmillan edition printed in London, and contains the same typo in the Jabberwocky's poem. Our research indicates that the U.S. edition appears less frequently both in the trade and at auction than its British equivalent. Carroll's books about Alice are among the most collected works in modern literature, and have both inspired a number of animated and live actions films (most recently those directed by Tim Burton and featuring Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen, and Mia

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        Lecons sur les Maladies du Sistème Nerveux faites à la Salpetriere par J. M. Charcot... Recueilles et publiées par Bourneville. Avec 25 figures dans le texte et 8 planches en chromo-lithographie.

      Paris, Adrien Delahaye, 1872-1873. In 8vo; tela editoriale con impressioni a secco; pp. (4 ), 368 + 48 di catalogo editoriale, con 25 figure nel testo e 8 tavole in cromolitografia, con relativa spiegazione a fronte. Figure nel testo. Arrossature per la qualità della carta. Prima edizione delle prime tredici lezioni. Garrison Morton, 4546. Negli anni successivi, fino al 1887, furono pubblicati altri 2 volumi di lezioni. Axs

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        Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1872. Period rebind with burgundy leather, gilt tooling and titles on spines, original marbled paper on covers. 292 pp. with no illustrations. TEG. Two contemporary calling cards laid in, one of Mr. Samuel Franklin Emmons, to whom the book is inscribed. The story of the Whitney Survey Party, of which Clarence King was a member. In 1864, the party undertook the first extensive exploration of what is now known as the High Sierras. This is the original 1872 edition of Clarence King's classic work about that journey, "which some have described as the first real literature of the Sierra. It is adventure writing at its best. King's mountain climbing descriptions are spine-tingling (and more than a little exaggerated) but they still provide strong impressions and colorful descriptions of the Sierra Nevada following the gold rush." - GoodReads. His account includes descriptions of the range, the forest, Mount Tyndall, the Newtys of Pike, Yosemite's walls, Mt. Shasta, Mt. Whitney, the people of the Sierras, and more. King was one of the earliest of the Sierra mountaineers, and Mt. Clarence King is named after him. Scarce, and a unique association copy. VG, Rebound using original marbled paper on new boards, 3/4 leather light restoration to extreme edges of endpaper with signature and inscription. Gilt tooling and applied gilt-lettered black leather title and author labels within the compartments. Signed on original front flyleaf by Clarence King to "Dear Emmons" (Samuel Franklin Emmons) who was a member of the expedition.

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        Krupp'sche Gussstahlfabrik

      - Six albumen prints from wet collodion negatives (each 430 x 430 mm.), each mounted on stiff card stock panels (each panel measuring 620 x 430 mm.), joined together with the orig. linen, with the lithographed title at foot of the two middle panels. Preserved in the orig. green cloth-backed board portfolio, ties gone. [Essen: F. Krupp, ca. 1872-73]. A magnificent and rare photographic panorama of the Krupp Steel Works in Essen, consisting of six albumen prints, each mounted on paper board panels, measuring altogether 430 x 2480 mm. The industrial steel manufacturer Friedrich Krupp AG was the largest company in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century. One of the most powerful business dynasties in Europe, for 400 years Krupp flourished as the premier weapons manufacturer of Germany. From the Thirty Years' War until the end of the Second World War, they produced everything from guns and cannons, battleships, U-boats, tanks, and hundreds of other products. "In 1861, one of the most remarkable figures in German industrial history, Alfred Krupp, commissioned his far relative Hugo van Werden [(1836-1911)] to learn photography in a studio in Hannover then well-known for its qualities in depicting industrial products. After a short apprenticeship, van Werden set up the Krupp photographic and lithographic institute which from then on had to deliver all visual materials used for documentation, press releases, and public relations for Krupp's steel company. As early as 1862, on the occasion of the London World Fair, Krupp was able to show and deliver large quantities of photographs of all his products, and the company gained fame for the use of the new medium in advertising?On top of the Krupp stand at the World Fair in London in 1862 there was a large photograph showing the Essen company site. Made of 12 images, it correlated to a recent fashion among manufacturers: showing a bird-like view of their establishment."-Rolf Sachsse in Encyclopedia of 19th-Century Photography, p. 584. In the century prior to the advent of photography, panoramic painting reached a pinnacle of development in which whole buildings were constructed to house 360 degree panoramas, and even incorporated lighting effects and moving elements. Indeed, the career of one of the inventors of photography, Daguerre, began in the production of popular panoramas and dioramas. Shortly after the invention of photography, the desire to show overviews of cities and landscapes prompted photographers to create panoramas. The development of panoramic cameras was a logical extension of the 19th-century enthusiasm for panorama. Because of the high cost of materials and the technical difficulty of properly exposing the plates, Daguerreotype panoramas, especially those pieced together from several plates, are rare. After the advent of wet-plate collodion process, photographers would take anywhere from two to a dozen of the ensuing albumen prints and piece them together to form a panoramic image. This photographic process was technically easier and far less expensive. The history of photography and the modern manufacturing of steel have been interwoven since both came into being in the mid-19th century. Photography of steel mills began about the same time that modern steel making became possible through invention of the Bessemer converter (furnace) in 1855. Photographers have actively engaged this topic ever since. Photographing the steel industry has always presented technical as well as aesthetic challenges, but no challenge was more daunting than that of access. Mere fascination with industrial architecture, the dramatic processes of transforming raw iron ore to finished steel, or the many tasks performed by steel workers, did not entitle a photographer to take pictures of mills. The pioneering German industrialist Alfred Krupp hired Hugo van Werden as the company's first full- time photographer. As an employee, van Werden had unlimited access to take photographs of the factory. Th [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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