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        En Avion. Vols et Combats.Estampes et récits de la Grande Guerre 1914-1918 par Maurice Busset, Adjudant Aviateur, Peintre militaire du Musée de l`Aéronautique..

      Paris, Librairie Delagrave, 1919 2° (50 x 32 cm), Titelblatt u 24 zweifarbig Holzschnittabb., verso der Text zur gegenüberliegenden Abb., Kart.-Mappe m. losem kordelgebundenem Buchblock., Mappe (da grösser als Tafeln) etwas eingerissen, min. fleckig, Rücken m. kleiner Fehlstelle. Titelbl. m. leichten Randläsuren. - insgesamt gutes Exempalr. «En mémoire de mon frère Marcel Benoit. Soldat au 105° d`Infanterie. tué à 22 ans à Zonnebecke (Belgique) le 22 Novembre 1914 et à la Gloire de mes camarades de l`Armée de l`Air tombés pour la France. j`ai composé et gravé ces images de Guerre». - Die Bilder zeigen expressive Szenen aus den Luftkämpfen mit deutschen Fliegern im 1. Weltkrieg. - Maurice Busset (1881-1936). Zeichner. Flieger und Kriegsmaler. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Militaria-Luftwaffe Flugwesen Geschichte - Weltkrieg I

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Tortoises, Terrapins, and Turtles drawn from life...

      London, Paris und Frankfurt a.M., Henry Sotheran und Joseph Baer, 1872. Erste (1.) Auflage. First edition. Mit 60 lithographischen Tafeln, IV, 16 Seiten. Kl.-Folio (38cm x 28,5 cm), roter Orig.-Leinenband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, etwas Rückenvergoldung und blindgeprägter Deckelverzierung. Nissen ZBI 1701 (unter J. E. Gray); Wood S. 429 (mit falscher Kollation); Adler I, S. 34 - 36; Dance S. 124. - Die wohl berühmteste und schönste Schildkröten-Ikonographie in der gesamten herpetologischen Literatur. Die wundervollen Abbildungen nach Original-Zeichnungen von J. d. C. Sowerby, diese Vorlagen wurden von E. Lear lithographiert, die Lithographien bei Hullmandel in London gedruckt. Ursprünglich dienten sie als Illustrationen zum Werk des britischen Herpetologen Thomas Bell \"A monograph of the Testudinata\" (Nissen ZBI 296), erschienen bei Halembourg in London, welches von 1836-42 in Lieferungen erschien. Leider wurde das letztgenannte Werk nie vollendet, durch den Bankrott des Verlegers erschienen nur 8 Lieferungen mit 40 Tafeln. Die Restbestände sowie die 20 noch nicht publizierten Tafeln wurden von der Londoner Firma Henry Sotheran übernommen. Da sich Bell geweigert hatte, den Text für die noch nicht erschienen Tafeln zu schreiben, entschied sich der neue Verlag dafür, einen komplett neuen Text für alle Tafeln in Auftrag zu geben. Diese Aufgabe übernahm dann John Edward Gray, der damalig Herpetologe des British Museum (N.H.). Obwohl der gesamte Text von Gray stammt, beschloss der Verlag, das Werk nur unter den Namen der beiden Künstler erscheinen zu lassen. Grays Name ist nicht auf dem Titelblatt zu finden, lediglich unter dem Vorwort, welches ebenfalls aus seiner Feder stammt. - Ecken und Kapitale leicht bestoßen, Deckel und Rücken minimal fleckig, Titeblatt mit kleinem Blindstempel, Rückseite sämtlicher Tafeln mit kleinem blassen Bibliotheksstempel, einige Tafeln aufgrund abweichender Papierqualität mit dezenter Brauntönung, nur stellenweise mit wenigen kleinen Braunflecken. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar im Original-Verlagseinband. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Tinglingling. - Ausgaben Nr. 1 - 13 (wohl alles erschienene).

      Berlin, "Zu haben im Selbstverlage des Verfassers: A. Queva, Fortepianostimmer, Neue Königstraße 33, Hof gradezu part", Druck von Gustav Schulz, (1872). - 13 Einblattdrucke, beidseitig mit Text. Verso jeweils großer Holzschnitt. Bis zu 32 x 15 cm. Nicht im KVK, für mich bibliographisch nicht fassbar. Julius Rodenberg hat "In deutschen Landen: Skizzen und Ferienreisen" (Leipzig, Brockhaus 1874; SS. 83-93) der Folge satirischer Flugblätter ein kleines literarisches Denkmal gesetzt, das aber auch nur wenig Licht ins Dunkel bringt: Danach ist "Tinglingling" eine bestimmte Melodie, auf der "alle möglichen (und einige unmögliche) Texte" gesungen werden. Der Verfasser der vorliegenden Texte ist nach Rodenberg ein ehemaliger Berliner Zigarrenhändler, in dessen Laden er bereits 1859 Spottgedichte auf Napoleon III. gekauft hätte und den er als "A. Z." bezeichnet. - Die Satiren hier beziehen sich meist auf tanzende Damen im Tingeltangel und ihre männlichen Bewunderer, aber auch auf Bismarck und Berliner Volksleben. Am interessantesten wohl die Nr. 13 "Ansicht der Baracken auf der Schlächterwiese vor dem Kottbusser-Thore", ein Bänkelsang auf die Zustände in dem "Freistaat von Barrackia", einer von tausenden Menschen bewohnten Hüttensiedlung, die als Reaktion auf die erhöhten Mietpreise von den Armen Berlins errichtet wurde. Der Slum wurde von der Berliner Verwaltung kurzfristig geduldet, dann aber 27. 8. 1872 unter Einsatz von 200 bewaffneten Polizisten gewaltsam geräunt - rund einhundert Jahre später etablierte sich fast am gleichen Ort die Kreuzberger Hausbesetzerszene. - Nr. 8 mit kleinerer Läsur am oberen Rand. In einem etwas lädiertem Umschlag d. Zt. mit handschriftl. Titel "Berliner Volks-Moral zur Zeit des Jesuiten-Gesetzes. Sommer 1872". Beiliegt ein "Zum fünften Stiftungsfest 1872" betiteltes Doppelblatt mit 3 weiteren "Tinglingling-Gedichten" von A. Stolz (2) und J. Braun. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        LE AVVENTURE D'ALICE NEL PAESE DELLE MERAVIGLIE. Tradotte dall'inglese da T. Pietrocòla - Rossetti.

      Macmillan 1872 In - 16 gr. (mm. 183x115), tela edit. rossa, al piatto anter. ritratto di Alice che tiene in braccio un maialino e a quello poster. il Gatto che ride, impressi in oro in medaglione; pp. (12),189, 1 c.b. Il vol. è illustrato da 42 composizioni di John Tenniel, ed è introdotto da una serie di versi. "Prima edizione della traduzione italiana". (la I inglese è del 1866). Cfr. Quayle "The Collector's Book of Children's Books" (1967), p. 42: "Sir John Tenniel (1820 - 1914) was knighted in 1893, during a long career as joint cartoonist with John Leech of the magazine "Punch", in which he gained great fame for the originality and wit of his political satires. It was the harmony of Dodgson's text with Tenniel's inimitable series of illustrations that combined to produce the work the world knows (in almost any language you care to mention) as "Alice in Wonderland", and immortalised the names of 'Lewis Carroll' and John Tenniel. Never, before or since, has any illustrator caught the mood and atmosphere of a story in so faithful a fashion.. "Alice", without Tenniel's illustrations, is unthinkable". Esempl. molto ben conservato. Assai raro.

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        ALBUM HISTORICO FOTOGRAFICO DE LA GUERRA DE CUBA DESDE SU PRINCIPIO HASTA EL REINADO DE AMADEO I

      Havana, 1872. Half title. Folio. Original printed wrappers bound into half leather and cloth, spine gilt. Extremities rubbed, front hinge starting. Lower corner of front cover and half title torn away, repaired with tissue. Minor foxing. Very good. Illustrated work on the Ten Years' War, the bloody civil war between Spanish loyalists and rebels fighting for Cuba's independence, with twenty-four photographs by Leopoldo Varela y Suarez, comprised of images of notable citizens and views of Cuba. This is a history produced by the loyalist forces, dominated by the large plantation owners. The ten large albumen views, each with a printed caption on the mount, show various buildings and panoramas of Havana during the Ten Years' War (1868-78), the first of three civil wars of the late 19th century. Of note is the striking image of the "Vista de la Calle del Comercio Despues Del Incendio," showing the devastation brought on by this conflict. Describing the war up to 1872, this book includes views of the Teatro de Tacon y Del Louvre, the impressive Morro Castle, and a handsome composite photograph of the various officers of the First Volunteers of Havana. The photographer, Leopoldo Varela y Suarez, was one of a small group of foreign and Cuban photographers to photograph and publish images of this war.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Album de Dornach (Alsace), dessiné d'après nature et lithographié par Eug. Cicéri et Ph. Benoist.

      Imp. Lemercier et Cie, Paris 1872 - In-folio oblong (57 x 40 cm) d'(1) f. de table, 1 titre-frontispice et 20 planches numérotées, demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, titre doré en capitales sur le premier plat (reliure de l'époque). Album de 21 lithographies d'Eugène Cicéri et Philippe Benoist, présentant différentes vues de Dornach en Alsace, site des usines textiles Dollfus-Mieg et Compagnie, et de la propriété de Madame Julie Engel née Dollfus qui y résidait - le titre-frontispice porte une dédicace imprimée à son nom. Julie Dollfus fut une philanthrope dans la lignée de son père Jean Dolfus (1800-1887) -industriel, économiste et homme politique français, directeur de l'entreprise textile Dollfus-Mieg et Compagnie (DMC), il fit bâtir une cité ouvrière en 1854 - et de son mari l'industriel saint-simonien Frédéric Engel-Dollfus (1818-1883) : associé dès 1843 à Dollfus-Mieg et Cie, il réorganisa l'entreprise par la mécanisation et l'intégration du processus industriel, ainsi que par le développement de nouveaux produits ; sa sensibilité saint-simonienne l'amèna à la création de certaines ?uvres destinées aux ouvriers de DMC : Caisse de secours et de retraite, Assurances collectives, Asile de vieillards, Société d'encouragement à l'épargne, écoles et salles d'asile (ancêtres des maternelles). Avant 1870 DMC met à disposition à Dornach une salle d'école pour le culte protestant. Julie Dollfus (1825-1911) décorée pour ses oeuvres sociales par l'impératrice Eugénie en 1870, fut aussi citée dans la liste des bienfaiteurs de l'Hôpital de Mulhouse. A la mort de son mari, elle versa en son nom une somme de 200.000 francs destinée à fonder une caisse de retraite pour les employés de D.M.C. et prit sous sa haute direction le Dispensaire Engel-Dollfus et en assura toutes les charges jusqu'à sa mort et ses héritiers jusqu'en 1921. Elle prolongea l'engagement de son mari dans le domaine des arts et fut membre donateur de l'Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs jusqu'à sa mort. Femme d'affaire aussi, elle fut commanditaire de D.M.C de 1884 à 1890. Plats légèrement épidermés, quelques pâles rousseurs en marge des planches mais bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        Schloßansicht.

      - Aquarell v. von Alvensleben, 1872, 33,7 x 41 Stimmungsvolles Aquarell von Oscar von Alvensleben mit der Schloßansicht im Vordergrund. Links unten signiert: v. Alvensleben. Rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert: Lichtenstein d. 30.8.72. - Das sauber erhaltene Blatt auf alten Untersatzkarton montiert. - O. v. Alvensleben * um 1840 ( Dresden ), + 5.11. 1903 (Dresden), malte bevorzugt Landschaften. Lit.: Müller/Singer, Bd.5, S.5 ( Nachtrag ), Thieme.-B., Bd.1, S.364.

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        Fractures par armes à feu. Expectation, résection sous-périostée, évidement, amputation (Armée de la Loire)

      Germer Baillière 1872 - - Germer Baillière, Paris 1872, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de doubles filets dorés orné de doubles caissons à froid ornementés d'un fleuron doré en leurs centres, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé d'Antony Chipault, le nom du dédicataire ayant été rogné par le relieur qui l'a rendu illisible : ". membre du Conseil général du Loiret et membre de la Commission administrative de l'hospice d'Orléans." Ouvrage illustré de 37 planches en couleurs hors-texte. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Rare. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Bound in red half shagreen, spine raised on four bands set with double gilded nets decorated with double cold boxes ornamented with golden jewel in their centers, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats paper to the tank, then binding . Signed autograph Antony Chipault, the name of the dedicatee having been trimmed by the bookbinder who defaced ". a member of the General Council of Loiret and member of the Administrative Commission of the Hospice of Orleans . . " Book illustrated with 37 color plates inset. Some small minor foxing. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les essais Tirage de tête

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1872. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1872-1900, 12,5x20,5cm, 5 volumes reliés. - New edition, one of the few copies on Holland paper which he makes no mention. Binders half navy blue morocco, back with five nerves decorated with gilded initials of great bibliophile Roger Cormenin repeated five times, golden dates tails, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, heads gilded, elegant binding slightly posterior and unsigned. Instructions on the life and works of Michel de Montaigne, literature study, variants, notes, tables and glossary by Ernest Courbet and Charles Royer. Provenance: the library Cormenin Roger, son of Louis de Cormenin who was the confidant and secretary of Theophile Gautier and also a close friend of Gustave Flaubert. Pleasant complete copy in five volumes (the fifth volume often lacking with regard to the fact that it appeared almost thirty years after the first volume) and beautifully prepared. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, un des rares exemplaires sur Hollande dont il n'est fait nulle mention. Reliures en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs ornés du paraphe doré du grand bibliophile Roger de Cormenin répété cinq fois, dates dorées en queues, légers accrocs sans gravité sur certains dos, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, têtes dorées, élégante reliure légèrement postérieure et non signée. Notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de Michel de Montaigne, étude bibliographique, variantes, notes, tables et glossaire par Ernest Courbet et Charles Royer. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Roger de Cormenin, fils de Louis de Cormenin qui fut le confident et le secrétaire de Théophile Gautier et également l'ami intime de Gustave Flaubert. Agréable exemplaire complet en cinq volumes (le cinquième volume faisant souvent défaut au regard du fait qu'il est paru presque trente ans après le premier tome) et joliment établi.

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        The Ladies' Book of Needle Work, Including Embroidery, Braiding, Knitting, Crotchet, &c. A Series of Sixty-Four Entirely New Designs Printed in Colours, with Instructions by D. Georgens and J. M. von Gayette Georgens

      London: L. Hachette and Co., [1872]. First edition, 4to, [6], 84pp., printed in double-column, 64 excellent plates of designs printed in different colours, orig. green cloth, blocked in gilt, bevelled boards, lightly rubbed. Contents include: Instructions in lineal ornamentation; flat, canvas & seam embroidery; silk embroidery on linen, braiding, tying, knitting crochet, net and lace decoration; relievo and round decoration. Rare; Copac locating a single copy at the British Library.

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        Library Illustrative of Social Progress. From the Original Editions collected by the late Henry Thomas Buckle.

      [London, J.C. Hotten, 1872]. - 7 Bände / 7 vols. [= alles / all published]. Kl. 8. HLederband mit aufgezogenem altem RTitelschild. Kopfgoldschnitt. Rare Sammlung im Nachdruck von seltenen englischen Flagellantica. Der Verleger Hotton ließ die Werke klandestin erscheinen. ENTHÄLT: Exhibition of Female Flagellants in the Modest and Innocent World. 1777. 56 S. -- Part The Second of the Exhibition of Female Flagellants. 1785. 72 S. -- Lady Bumtickler's Revels. A Comic Opera. Ohne Jahr / undated. 87 S. -- A Treatise of the Use of Flogging in Venereal Affairs. 1761. 72 S. -- Madame Birchini's Dance. A modern tale. The Ninth Edition. Ohne Jahr / undated. 48 S. -- Sublime of Flagellation. In Letters from Lady Termagant Flaybum of Birch-Grove . Ohne Jahr - no date. 47 S. -- Fashionable Lectures. Composed and Delivered with Birch Discipline. The Fourth Edition, with Considerable Additions. Ohne Jahr / undated. 102 S. Der Herausgeber der Sammlung, Henry Thomas Buckle, ist der berühmte Verfasser der "Geschichte der Zivilisation in England". Der Verleger Hotton behauptete auf einem beigegebenen Prospekt, "daß Buckle als Sammler zahlreicher Kuriosa besonders die flagellantische Literatur bevorzugt habe. Aus dieser angeblichen Geheimbibliothek Buckles sollten die in der obigen Kollektion vereinigten 7 Flagellantica stammen. An alledem war kein wahres Wort. Buckle hatte niemals diese Bücher gesammelt oder besessen. Sie stammten vielmehr aus der Bibliothek eines bekannten Londoner Sammlers, wo sie, in der Reihenfolge ihrer späteren Veröffentlichung durch Hotten, in einem Bande zusammengebunden waren. Hotten lieh diesen Band von jenem Bibliophilen und ließ den Nachdruck ohne Wissen und Erlaubnis des Eigentümers herstellen." (Datenschlag Bibliothek Hot 72). Hinterdeckel fachmännisch restauriert. Seiten unbeschnitten. Papierbedingt gedunkelt. Teils leicht fingerfleckig. ---------------------------------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.|

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        London. A Pilgrimage.

      - London: Grant & Co., 1872. Folio, original brown gilt-stamped and lettered morocco, backstrip richly gilt. [xiv], xii, 191 pp. Wood-engraved half-title, frontispiece, & 52 full-page plates, each with captioned tissue guard; and 146 wood-engraved text illustrations and pictorial initials. An ex-library copy, with white tipp-ex on the backstrip and two library bookplates in the front pastedown. First English edition of this great work, preceding the first French edition (with its briefer, less informed text) by four years. This copy is in the deluxe presentation publisher's binding, exceptionally rare thus. The book was conceived in 1868 by Jerrold, an experienced journalist; and author and artist prowled every corner of the metropolis, sometimes accompanied by plainclothes police. . "The theme of this book had been anticipated by Matthew Arnold three years earlier when he wrote of 'London, with its unutterable external hideousness, and with its internal canker of publicé egestas, privatim opulentia - to use the words which Sallust puts into Cato's mouth about Rome, -unequaled in the world' (Culture and Anarchy, London, 1869, p. 31). Doré's devastating realization of the contrast of wealth and poverty in a modern metropolis makes London one of the great illustrated books of the world. The English edition antedates the French by four years (and has 6 more plates), and indeed it is a handsomer book, except for the few copies of the French edition printed on papier de Chine." - Ray. "If one book depicts Dickens' London in all its glory and especially misery, this is it; and it is hard to cite another book of any period which so perfectly defines a time and place in history as this book does." Bland, A History of Book Illustration, pp. 289-90. Ray, Art of the French Illustrated Book, 251. Illustrator and the Book in England 297. Artist and the Book 86. Muir, Victorian Illustrated Books, pp. 225-227. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Album De La Mode Illustree (52 Chromos)

      Bureaux Du Journal, Paris 1872 - Very impressive 1872 folio collection of 52 lovely chromolithographed Parisian fashion plates. Sumptuous color thruout, elaborate samplings of the leading women's fashions --and hair styles-- of the day. The plates along each recto, each verso blank. Bound in 1/4 morocco (with gilt-tooling and lettering along the spine) over marbled boards. Solid and VG, with very light abrading at the rear panel. Internally, clean as could be, with no foxing or markings to speak of and bright, vivid color to each plate. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Early History of Georgia Embracing the Embassy of Sir Alexander Cuming to the Country of the Cherokees in the Year 1730

      Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. [1], title page, 20pp., [1]. Light green wraps with title on front wrap. Bound in three quarter brown leather with reddish marbled paper covered boards. Gilt stamped title on spine. Front hinge cracked. Outer hinge stable. Small tipped in label with red number 41 located between right front flyleaf and front blank end sheet. Inscribed to G. W. J. DeRenne with the compliments of Charles C. Jones Jr. DeRenne p.733.

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        Unexplored Syria

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+. Visits to the Libanus, the Tulul el Safa, the Anti-Libanus, the Northern Libanus and the Ala. First ed. Penzer pp 85-88. Two volumes: 360 pp, folding map, plates, text ill. 400 pp, plates & text ill. In most of the copies the binder inserted the plates incorrectly so the list of illustrations is faulty and the plates are bound in different order in different copies. Burton, COnsul at Damascus (1865-1871) traveled to Syria to explore it and Lebanon. Nicely bound in half leather over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, raised spine bands, gilt rules on bands. A good looking set showing little wear. Scarce. VG+.

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        Travels in Indo-China and the Chinese Empire ( With a Notice of the Author by the Count de Carné )

      Chapman and Hall, London 1872 - Hardcover. Octavo. xxii & 366 pp. Contemporary half leather with cloth boards, blind rules and gilt titling to spine, color cloth backed fold-out frontis map, b&w plates. The first English language edition of this account of the travels of Louis-Marie de Carné ( 1804 - 1876 ), or Comte de Carné who was a French politician, journalist and historian who was a member of The Commission of Exploration of the Mekong. Spine and corners a bit chafed and bumped with some light chipping to leather and one inch tear at upper spine, inner hinges cracked but holding nicely. Text bright and unmarked with only a few pages lightly browned, matchbox sized square excised from inner margin of rear endpaper. Overall a solid and unmarked near VG copy. Quite scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        THE WORKS OF CHARLES LEVER In 17 Volumes

      Chapman & Hall [&] George Routledge, 1872 - 1873.. New edn. 17 vols. 8vo. Contemporary uniform half green calf, raised ribbed spines elaborately gilt tooled with shamrock devices, marbled paper-laid boards, marbled edges and endpapers (a bright VG set). Pp. various, illus with b&w plates by H.K. Browne Phiz (prelims lightly spotted; no inscriptions). The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer; Charles O'Malley The Irish Dragoon; Tom Burke of Ours; The O'Donoghue A Tale of Ireland Fifty Years Ago; The Knight of Gwynne A Tale of the time of the Union; Confessions of Con Cregan The Irish Gil Blas (Routledge 4th edn); Roland Cashel; The Daltons Or Three Roads In Life; The Dodd Family Abroad; The Martins of Cro'Martin; Davenport Dunn A Man of our Day; One of Them; Barrington; Luttrell of Arran; Lord Kilgobbin; Jack Hinton; The Bramleighs of Bishop's Folly. .

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        THE WORKS [17 Volumes Uniformly Bound By Bayntun]

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1872. A handsome set, of most of Lever's major works, bound by the famous binder - Bayntun, Bath, England. Most published by Chapman & Hall, 1872 - 1873; New edition, otherwise pub. Routledge as indicated. Titles as follows:- Charles O'Malley; Tom Burke; The O'Donoghue; The Knight of Gwynne; Con Cregan; Roland Cashel; The Daltons; The Dodd Family Abroad; The Martins; Davenport Dunn; One of Them; Barrington; Luttrell of Arran; Lord Kilgobbin; The Bramleighs of Bishop's Follys; Jack Hinton; and Arthur O'Leary (pub. George Routledge). Illustrated throughout with frontispieces and engraved plates by Phiz, Browne et al; many with separate engraved and letterpress title pages. Half bound in green morocco (uniformly faded to tan) with green cloth boards, five raised bands to the spines, gilt lettering; top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Bindings vey good, joints strong, slight general wear, several lightly stained and marked. Contents generaly clean and tight, a little browning/marking to the first and last few pages of some volumes, a few pages with very small water stains to edges, otherwise clean, a few titles missing tissue guards to frontispiece plates; several with light silverfish damage to the edges of the endpapers and first and last few pages. Specific faults as follows: Tom Burke with some silverfish damage to the fore-edge of the frontispiece plate but not affecting image; Lord Kilgobbin missing rear free end paper; Dodd Family, small strip missing from lower edge of half-title page (not nearly affecting text). A very good set that looks particularly well on the shelf. Please note: a heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply,. New Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Travels in Indo-China and the Chinese Empire

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1872. First edition edition, xxi, [1],365, [1]pp., coloured folding map frontispiece, 6 engraved plates on brown tinted paper, from the Fothergill library with armorial bookplate, orig. brick red publisher's cloth, black decoration with spine lettered in gilt, partly unopened, corners slightly bumped otherwise a fine copy of a book seldom found in such condition in the original cloth. De Carné was a member of the Commission of Exploration of the Mekong, included is a"Notice of the author by the Count De Carné."

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        Das malerische und romantische Westphalen. Mit 28 Stahlstichen und 56 Holzschnitten im Text.

      Paderborn, F. Schöningh 1872. - Gr.8°. Titel und gestocheners Frontispiz, VI/365(1) S. mit 56 Textholzstichen und 27 Stahlstich-Tafeln von A.H. Payne u.a. nach W. Schuch und C. Schlickum. Illustriertes Oln. mit äußerst reicher Gold- und Blindprägung auf Vorderdeckel und Rücken (signiert R. Gerhold) und Moireevorsätzen. Vollgoldschnitt. Rücken an den Gelenken unter Verwendung des Originalrückens sehr sauber und fachmännisch restauriert. Sehr schönes Exemplar, innen nur ganz vereinzelte Stockfleckchen und mit allen unverletzten Seidenhemdchen vor den Tafeln. Zweite, umgearbeitete Auflage, erschien erstmals 1842. Enthält u.a. Ansichten von Altena, Arnsberg, Arensburg, Balve, Barmen, Bilstein, Blankenstein, Bielefeld, Brake, Corvey, Desenberg, Dortmund, Driburg, Elberfeld, Enger, Freusburg a.d. Sieg, Hardenstein a.d. Ruhr, Herdringen, Herford, Horn, Höxter, Iburg, Iserlohn, Klusenstein, Laer, Lemgo, Limburg, Matfeld, Minden, Möllenbeck, Münster, Neuhaus, Oeynhausen, Osnabrück, Paderborn, Ravensberg, Rheder, Rüschhaus, Schwarzenberg, Siegen, Soest, Sundwig, Syburg, Thienhausen, Varenholz, Volmarstein, Wehrden, Wetter und Wevelsburg. Sprache: de [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire naturelle des reptiles et des batraciens. ?Faune des Vertébrés de la Suisse?, Vol. 3.

      Genève & Bâle, H. Georg, 1872, - gr. in-8vo, 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre) + 603 p. (+1 bl.) + XII ( Appendice au volume 1) + 5 planches lithogr. dont 3 coloriées, envoi ms. de l?auteur sur faux-titre: ?Mons. le Dr. Noll Hommage de l?auteur F. Fatio?, ex-libris ms. de ?F.C. Noll? sur titre, demi-toile, filets, titre et tomaison imprimés or au dos. Bon exemplaire. Première édition. Avec envoi manuscrit de l?auteur. Les planches en couleurs montrent les Serpents: Tropidonotus tessellatus (Laurenti). Triton alpestris (Laurenti). Triton lobatus (Otth) Triton palmatus (Schneider). Les planches n./bl. avec des détails anatomiques.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen Zoologische Buchillustration 1332 (la collection compl. ?Faune et vertébrés? en 5 vols in 6).

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        The expression of the emotions in man and animals. Recased.

      John Murray, London 1872 - vi, 374, [4, adverts.]pp. 7 heliotype plates (3 folding), text illustrations. 190 x 127 mm. Original cloth, recased, some wear, cloth on front cover bubbled. Good copy. First edition, Freeman's second issue; plates numbered in Arabic. "With this book Darwin founded the study of ethology (animal behavior) and conveyance of information (communication theory) and made a major contribution to psychology" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). This is Darwin's only work illustrated by photographs, and marks the first use of heliotypes to illustrate a book. Freeman 1142. Garrison-Morton 4975. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ansicht von Burg Hohenzollern.

      - Aquarell und Deckfarben, über Bleistift, auf festem gelblichem Velin, rechts unten signiert und datiert „JR (ligiert) Schreiber 1872.". 25,5:23,5 cm, aufgezogen.

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        Gentilia per epitomen, antehac De urbibus inscripta [...] Accedunt collectae ab Jacobo Gronovio variae lectiones [...] Leiden, Fredericus Haaring, 1694 [Met:] Variae lectiones in Stephano [...] ab Jacobo Gronovio [...] Leiden, Fredericus Haaring, 1694.

      "2º: a#4 b-c#2 d1 A-5D#4 5E-5F#2 #24G-4I#2 (-#24I, blanco?) 6A-6D#2, #3A-I#2 #4A-B#2 (#4B2+chi1), gepag.: [18] 786 [16], [8] 27 [1], 9 [1] pp., twee titelpagina's in zwart en rood gedrukt met gegraveerd drukkersmerk ""Intelligentibus"", fraaie versierde initialen in houtsnede. Perkamenten prijsband van Amsterdam (prijsformulier niet meer aanwezig), geribde rug, platten goudgestempeld, met 2 (van de 4) sluitlinten, exlibris (met pen) van F.H.E. Wolf, Ultrajecti 1872, mooi exemplaar."."De 'Gentilia' ('Ethnika' in het Grieks) is een omvangrijk geografisch woordenboek, samengesteld door Stephanus Byzantinus, een taalkundige die in de eerste helft van de zesde eeuw leefde in Constantinopel. Meer is er van hem niet bekend, en van zijn werk resteren maar enkele fragmenten, want de 'Gentilia' zoals we die nu kennen is ondanks zijn 800 foliobladzijden slechts een epitomen, een uittreksel van het oorspronkelijke boek, dat waarschijnlijk gemaakt is door een zekere Hermolaus die een eeuw na Stephanus leefde. Het woordenboek, dat in andere uitgaven 'De urbibus inscripta' (Opschriften over steden) is getiteld - ook in deze uitgave luidt de kopregel boven de pagina's ""De urbibus et populis"", over steden en volkeren -, geeft verklaringen van geografische en etnografische eigennamen uit de oudheid met hun afleidingen, waarbij tal van godsdienstige en mythologische bijzonderheden worden vermeld. Ons exemplaar behoort tot de tweede druk (eerste druk in 1688 bij D. van Gaesbeeck te Leiden) van de uitgave die bezorgd is door Abraham van Berkel (1639 - 1686), rector van de Latijnse school te Delft. Van Berkel had een groot deel van zijn leven besteed aan het verwezenlijken van deze fraaie paralleluitgave met de Griekse en Latijnse tekst in twee kolommen naast elkaar en daaronder in een kleinere letter een uitgebreid notenapparaat, maar het eindresultaat heeft hij niet mogen aanschouwen: hij overleed twee jaar voor publicatie. Opmerkelijk is de opdracht aan de curatoren van het Delfts gymnasium. Deze Latijnse tekst is gedateerd Offenberg 1 mei 1688 en ondertekend door Johanna van Baersenburgh, de weduwe van de overleden rector. Het is niet onwaarschijnlijk dat zij haar - kennelijk ruime - kennis van het Latijn te danken had aan de lessen van haar echtgenoot. Achter het woordenboek volg nog met afzonderlijke titelpagina en paginering een studie van de Leidse hoogleraar Jacobus Gronovius (1645 - 1716), die een aantal lezingen van een van de handschriften van de 'Gentilia', de codex Perusinus, verzamelde en van zijn commentaar voorzag. Deze studie is opgedragen aan de Leidse rector magnificus Carolus Drelincourt. "

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        O Vyranzenii oscuscenij u celoveka i zivotnych [The Expression of the Emotions of Man and Animals]

      St Petersburg, Suscinskiy, 1872 - 8vo (220 x 155 mm), pp v [-vi] 335, with 18 plates of engravings (21 numbered figures) and 7 heliotype plates; a fine copy in original publisher's wrappers, uncut, paper shelfmark label on spine. £6500 First Russian edition - published only a month after the English original and here preserved in its original wrappers - of Charles Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions of Man and Animals (1872), a book renowned not only for its insight into the connection between human behaviour and evolution, but also for its early use of photographic illustrations (heliotypes). The work was 'translated from the proofs sent by the author' by Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (1842-83), a palaeontologist specialising in equine evolution who had previously translated Darwin's Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication (1867, beating the English 'original' to press, in fact). OCLC records only one U.S. copy of this work, at Harvard.Freeman 1206

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        Tortoises, Terrapins, and Turtles drawn from life.,

      London, Paris und Frankfurt a.M., Henry Sotheran und Joseph Baer, 1872 - Mit 60 lithographischen Tafeln, IV, 16 Seiten. Nissen ZBI 1701 (unter J. E. Gray); Wood S. 429 (mit falscher Kollation); Adler I, S. 34 - 36; Dance S. 124. - Die wohl berühmteste und schönste Schildkröten-Ikonographie in der gesamten herpetologischen Literatur. Die wundervollen Abbildungen nach Original-Zeichnungen von J. d. C. Sowerby. Diese Vorlagen wurden von E. Lear lithographiert, die Lithographien bei Hullmandel in London gedruckt. Ursprünglich dienten sie als Illustrationen zum Werk des britischen Herpetologen Thomas Bell "A monograph of the Testudinata" (Nissen ZBI 296), erschienen 1836-42 in Lieferungen, bei Halembourg in London. Leider wurde das letztgenannte Werk nie vollendet. Durch den Bankrott des Verlegers erschienen nur 8 Lieferungen mit 40 Tafeln. Die Restbestände sowie die 20 noch nicht publizierten Tafeln wurden von der Londoner Firma Henry Sotheran übernommen. Da sich Bell geweigert hatte, den Text für die noch nicht erschienen Tafeln zu schreiben, entschied sich der neue Verlag dafür, einen komplett neuen Text für alle Tafeln in Auftrag zu geben. Diese Aufgabe übernahm dann John Edward Gray, der damalige Herpetologe des British Museum (N.H.). Obwohl der gesamte Text von Gray stammt, beschloss der Verlag, das Werk nur unter den Namen der beiden Künstler erscheinen zu lassen. Grays Name ist nicht auf dem Titelblatt zu finden, lediglich unter dem Vorwort, welches ebenfalls aus seiner Feder stammt. - Ecken und Kapitale leicht bestoßen, Deckel und Rücken minimal fleckig, Titeblatt mit kleinem Blindstempel, Rückseite sämtlicher Tafeln mit kleinem blassen Bibliotheksstempel. Einige Tafeln aufgrund abweichender Papierqualität mit dezenter Brauntönung. Stellenweise mit wenigen kleinen Braunflecken. Insgesamt schönes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar im Original-Verlagseinband. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Kl.-Folio (38cm x 28,5 cm), roter Orig.-Leinenband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, etwas Rückenvergoldung und blindgeprägter Deckelverzierung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel

      London: Macmillan, 1872. First Edition. A pleasing copy of Carroll's second "Alice" book (following "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," published seven years earlier). The profusion of rebound and restored copies in the marketplace attests to the book's fragile nature; the current example is completely free of restoration, and without the usual faults -- cracked hinges, faded gilt, and sprung signatures -- associated with this title. First Issue, with "wade" for "wabe" on p.21. Octavo (18.5cm); original publisher's red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine, with vignettes in gilt on front and rear covers; all edges gilt; blue-black endpapers, [vi] preliminary leaves; [1]-224, [2]pp. Fifty illustrations in-text by John Tenniel. Cloth slightly and evenly rubbed, with one small (ca. 3/4") spot of somewhat heavier abrasion to rear board; touch of fading to spine; still a tight, straight copy with text fresh and unmarked, gilt on spine and covers bright and legible. Original trade binder's ticket of Burn to rear pastedown; embossed bookseller's stamp to front free endpaper ("W.H. Smith & Son, Strand, London"). A solidly Very Good, unrestored copy.

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        Travels in Indo-China and the Chinese Empire.: With a Notice of the Author by the Count de Carne. Translated from the French.

      London Chapman and Hall 1872 - Louis de Carne served on the Mekong River Expedition as representative of the French Foreign Ministry. His relations with other members of the expedition, particularly Garnier, were poor, and after the expedition he vigorously criticised Garnier for not giving sufficient credit to the deceased Doudart de Lagree. Carne himself died of dysentry contracted on the expedition before publication of his book. A near fine copy in original cloth. Bookplate of F.J. Meijer. First English edition pp.xxi, 365, folding map.

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        Reprint of Papers on Electrostatics and Magnetism

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1872. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. xv, 592 pages. 8vo. Original green cloth, skillfully recased with renewed endpapers and minor sympathetic coloring. INSCRIBED by Thomson: "G. LeC. Egerton H.M.S. 'Northampton' with kind regards W. T. Dec 13, 1879" at the top of the title page. An unopened copy (with many pages not separated on the top page edges), otherwise minor wear to the extremities. Cloth. While the title notes "Reprint" it is incorrect. While the book does collect and reprint papers published over 30 years in various scientific journals, about a quarter of the book is printed here "for the first time from manuscript" in order to fill gaps in the collection. As noted in the Preface "the dates of the fresh articles have all been carefully indicated." During the time this book was signed, Thomson, an accomplished engineer and mathematical physicist, was in the midst of a campaign to get the Royal Navy to use his new mariner's compass which corrected for variations due to magnetic interference and other technical obstacles. The H.M.S. Northampton was one of the vessels on which Thomson did his testing. Thomson was successful in his campaign, getting the Admiralty to adopt his new compass - his supporters exclaiming it confirmed his brilliance as an engineer, his detractors noting his constant courting of various Navy luminaries on his yacht during frequent outings. Thomson is known to sign his books and letters in various ways, including "Kelvin" (he was also known as Lord Kelvin), "William Thomson" (the most common) and as here with his initials. While we have no way to confirm if George Le Clerc Egerton (a Royal Navy officer who rose to become Second Sea Lord) was present during testing, it stands to reason that Thomson may have handed out a few copies to bolster his reputation in the course of a campaign to have his new compass adopted by the Admiralty.

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        More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany etc.

      London: Robert John Bush. 1872 - First edition. Small 4to. Publisher's quarter brown cloth gilt over illustrated paper covered boards. Slight edgewear, some bumping and fraying of cloth at spine ends, some foxing to boards. Essentially a very good copy of a scarce book. Internally clean with scattered foxing to prelims. 138 lithographs printed on the recto of each page only. A charming and pretty scarce collection of nonsense verse. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LONDON A Pilgrimage

      London: Grant & Co, 1872. 1st edition (Malan, p. 281). Not in the Arents catalogue. Original publisher's printed wrappers. General wear & soiling to wrappers. Foxing. One plate lacking lower half. A Good set in the rare parts issue.. 12 parts, complete. 180 illustrations (54 full page & 126 vignettes) by Doré, Folio. Arguably Doré's best known work. Conceived in 1868, Doré often went, in disguise, to many parts of London's underground in order to get the material immortalized in this work. According to Malan, Doré's bibliographer, this 'book often hailed as the greatest visual expression of the social class struggle ever published.'.

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        Petit traité de poésie française EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Bibliothèque de l'écho de la Sorbonne, 1872. Fine. Bibliothèque de l'écho de la Sorbonne, Paris s.d.(1872), 12x18,5cm, relié. - First Edition. Binding to bradel half blue calico, smooth back with a gold finial, double tail thread, part of title shagreen, contemporary binding. autograph dedication of the author Paul Dally on this rare and sought-text which is the bible of Parnassians. --- 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. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline bleue, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, double filet en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin, reliure de l'époque. Envoi de Théodore de Banville à Paul Dally sur ce texte rare et recherché qui constitue la bible des parnassiens.

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        Ehrenbürgerbrief der Stadt Bayreuth für Heinrich Bales. Farbiges Original-Aquarell mit getuschter Schrift von Franz Stassen.

      Ca. 54,5 x 36 cm (Darstellung), ca. 62 x 44 cm (Rahmenaußenmaß). - Heinrich Bales (1872-1954) wurde die Ehrenbürgerschaft der Stadt Bayreuth am 22. August 1928 wegen seiner Verdienste um die Richard-Wagner-Gedenkstätte verliehen. Die Richard-Wagner-Gedenkstätte war im Neuen Schloss zu Bayreuth untergebracht und wurde von Bales maßgeblich finanziert. Aquarell mit Portrait von Richard Wagner und Figuren aus Meistersinger, Lohengrin, Parsifal, Tristan und Ring. Rechts unten von Franz Stassen signiert, die mit Tusche geschriebene Würdigung Bales' wurde vom damaligen Oberbürgermeister Albert Preu unterschrieben. Gerahmt in schmaler Goldleiste. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        London, A Pilgrimage.

      Grant & Co. 1872 - Folio (12.5 x 15 ins, 315 x 385mm) nicely bound in later dark red three quarters morocco, backstrip with raised bands, gilt. Pictorial title-page (a little dusty), 53 wood-engraved plates, many text-illustrations, text within red ruled borders. Minimal occasional foxing, as usual. Overall a very good copy of the First Edition."London is all too charged with misery (comprehending) whole townships of the almost hopeless poor. Step.out of the glittering halls of Parliament into the Alsatia that lies a shame and a scandal behind Westminster Abbey." Dore’s unforgetable illustrations, so important in fixing in our minds the images of Ninteenth Century London, and inspiration to films and adaptations of Victorian novels."Well printed on fine paper with large margins. Implicit throughout Dore’s designs is the devastating contrast between the rich and poor.memorable plates record the appalling yet picturesque lives of the working or submerged classes." Ray, French, 251.Jerrold was an "intimate co-worker" with Dore, who he met on one of his frequent long stays in Paris. "In politics he was an ardent liberal, strenuously advocating the interests of the working classes." DNB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA CONVERSATION ET DE LA LECTURE - INVENTAIRE RAISONNE DES NOTIONS GENERALES LES PLUS INDISPENSABLES A TOUS - 13 TOMES - 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 10 + 12 + 13 + 14 + 15 + 16 / TOME 1.A-ARI + T.2. ARI-BEQ - MANQUE TOME 8 + 9 + 11

      FIRMIN-DIDOT FRERES, FILs et Cie 1872 - RO20188275: 13 TOMES: 800 + 798 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 800 + 1064 pages - plats et contre-plats jaspés - texte en 2 colonnes. TOME 1.A-ARI + T.2. ARI-BEQ + T.3. BER-BRU + T.4. BRU-CEN + T.5. CEN-COI + T.6. COI-CTE + T.7 CUB-DOU. + T.10 FRE-HEL + T.12 KOT-MAX + T.13 MAX-ORI + T.14 ORI-POS + T.15 POS-SAX + T.16 SAX-ZYM - MANQUE TOME 8 + 9 + 11 In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 443-Dictionnaire français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nurseryman's Specimen Book

      1872. [TRADE CATALOGUE -- NURSERYMAN'S GUIDE]. DEWEY, D.M. Nurseryman's Specimen Book of American Horticulture and Floriculture, Fruits and Flowers, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses &c. D.M. Dewey's American fruit & flower plates, colored from nature, 2300 varieties. With a chromolithographic title page and 56 stencillled plates of fruits flowers and 9 chromolithographic plates plates of fruits flowers and trees. 8vo., 220 x 140 mm, bound in contemporary morocco, rebacked. Rochester, N.Y.: D.M. Dewey, n.d. (ca. 1872)]. |~||~||~||~||~| An early American trade catalogue of Fruit, Flowers, Trees, and Nursery stock, issued, according to the Smithsonian Library, "ca. 1872" by the firm of D.M. Dewey, Rochester, N.Y. Many of the plates have captions giving name of variety of plant and brief information on main characteristics and growing season. The Smithsonian copy contains only 24 plates, compared to the 40 in the above copy. "Nurserymen's plates were an American innovation. They were made by various methods, the most distinctive being painted in watercolors. In design and coloring these plates were more akin to folk painting than to the commercial art of their time" (Charles von Ravenswaay, "Drawn and Colored from Nature," in Antiques Magazine, March 1983, pp. 594-599). Some minor wear, overall in excellent condition. See Raphael. An Oak Spring Pomona Nos 63 to 66.

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        The Operation of the German Armies in France from Sedan to the End of the War.

      King., London. 1872 - xi, 290pp, large folding map, appends (Order of Battle), 24p catalogue. From the journals of the head-quarters staff in the Prussian War. Cloth is light wear, light soiled, contents are clean and tight, map has misfold creases but complete. 850g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The expression of the emotions in man and animals. Recased

      London: John Murray, 1872. vi, 374, [4, adverts.]pp. 7 heliotype plates (3 folding), text illustrations. 190 x 127 mm. Original cloth, recased, some wear, cloth on front cover bubbled. Good copy. First edition, Freeman's second issue; plates numbered in Arabic. "With this book Darwin founded the study of ethology (animal behavior) and conveyance of information (communication theory) and made a major contribution to psychology" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). This is Darwin's only work illustrated by photographs, and marks the first use of heliotypes to illustrate a book. Freeman 1142. Garrison-Morton 4975.

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        The Ring and the Book

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1872. Second edition. 4 vols. Small 8vo. Full olive morocco gilt, a.e.g., by Bedford. Front joint of vol. I repaired, else fine. In custom cloth slipcase. Bookplate of William Harris Arnold. Second edition. 4 vols. Small 8vo. Browning's Masterpiece, Inscribed. Inscribed by Browning to Ernest Benzon on the first flyleaf, "Ernst Benzon Esq, from his very affectionately Robert Browning." German-born Ernst Benzon, a partner in the steel manufacture Vickers Sons & Company, was a patron of Browning and others, including Wilkie Collins, Felix Mendelssohn and George Eliot. In the summer of 1871, Browning stayed with the Benzons in Little Milton, their Scottish estate in the hills above Loch Tummel. The present volumes were likely presented by Browning in appreciation. Mrs. Benzon later gave Browning a gift of £1,860 worth of railway stock. Barnes RB 19; Sterling 89; Tinker 425; Wise, Browning pp. 27-28; Ashley I, 120-121

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        Album De La Mode Illustree (52 Chromos)

      Paris: Bureaux Du Journal, 1872. 1st. Collectible; Very Good. Very impressive 1872 folio collection of 52 lovely chromolithographed Parisian fashion plates. Sumptuous color thruout, elaborate samplings of the leading women's fashions --and hair styles-- of the day. The plates along each recto, each verso blank. Bound in 1/4 morocco (with gilt-tooling and lettering along the spine) over marbled boards. Solid and VG, with very light abrading at the rear panel. Internally, clean as could be, with no foxing or markings to speak of and bright, vivid color to each plate.

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        UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF PRESUMABLY 500 COPIES (according to Purdy) n. Hardcover. Hardy's Rarely Seen Second Novel, Finely Bound by Zaehnsdorf. 192 x 130 mm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4").Two volumes. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF PRESUMABLY 500 COPIES (according to Purdy). FINE MAROON CRUSHED MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), covers with triple gilt fillet border, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with vase and garland centerpiece, gilt titling, turn-ins with gilt floral vine roll, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt.Purdy, p. 6; Sadleir 1117. A BEAUTIFUL COPY, the bindings entirely unworn and unusually bright, and the text with no signs of use. This is a handsomely bound copy of Hardy's rare second novel, the first of his Wessex stories. A gentle and optimistic tale compared to his darker later works, it relates the romance of Dick Dewy, a church musician in rural Mellstock, and Fancy Day, the young schoolteacher who, as organist, will soon supplant Dick and his fiddlers in the Mellstock church. DNB calls this is a "deeply personal" novel--Hardy's father was, like Dick, a church musician whose position was usurped by the "newfangled" organ--and notes that it "possesses a deceptively simple elegance unmatched by any of Hardy's later fiction." That phrase could also be used to describe the tasteful, understated binding expertly crafted with high quality materials by one of England's leading binderies.

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        The Letters of Vincent van Gogh. The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition, complete in six volumes. Edited by Leo Jansen, Hans Luijten and Nienke Bakker

      Thames & Hudson, London in association with the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam and the Huygens Institute, The Hague, 2009. First Edition, first printing. 4to. 2164pp. Original publisher's decorated paper-covered boards. A fine unread set in fine dust wrappers and original decorated slipcase. The first five volumes contain over 900 letters, written between 1872-1890, with the sixth volume containing biographical and historical context to the letters, plus also the commentary and indexes; and a CD-ROM of the original texts, presented in Dutch, French and English is enclosed, as issued. Typography and design by Wim Crouwel, and lavishly illustrated throughout with over four thousand colour, duotone and monochrome reproductions of artworks and the letters themselves. The most complete edition of Van Gogh's letters ever produced, with all of the letters fully annotated; all the works referred to shown alongside the letters - both the paintings and drawings that he himself was working on at the time, but also the works of art by others that he mentions; and including new transcriptions of every known letter to or from Van Gogh, both in the Van Gogh Museum and those in other museums, archives and private collections, and including many letters and fragments not previously available in English. "Publishing at its most creative and spectacular . Simply as a piece of book design, this takes the breath away; but to read the letters, and watch this passionate, clumsy, brilliant, earnest, suffering genius find his way towards the work he was going to be world-famous for, is to be - if you have a soul at all - wonderstruck." - Philip Pullman, The Guardian. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        A New Map of the River Thames from Oxford to London, from Entirely New Surveys, Taken During the Summer of 1871: With a Guide, Giving Every Information Required by the Tourist, the Oarsman, and the Angler

      Oxford: Henry W. Taunt 1872, 1st Edition. () 67pp. Very good. Oblong octavo. Original blind stamped green cloth with gilt title on front board. Endpaper ads. 24 full page maps with either 3 or 4 tipped on original albumen photographs (5.2 X 3.2 cm). A bit of soiling to the pages but overall in excellent condition with the images unfaded. Two of the text pages have been slightly defaced with and old blue X being drawn across the text as if the person disagreed with the text!. A rare and early photographically illustrated guide to the Thames River. The descriptions of the towns along the route are very interesting listing hotels, inns, fisherman and watermen. The photos are very quaint and show the towns, Abbey's, bridges, locks, college's etc along the way. There was a second edition a year later..

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        Album du musée du Boulaq comprenant quarante planches photographiées par MM. Delié et Béchard, avec un texte explicatif rédigé par Auguste Mariette-Bey.

      Cairo, Mourès & Cie, 1872. - Folio. 3 unnum. leaves, 40 original photographs on albumenized paper (approx. 245 x 180 mm) on stiff cardboard mounted on hinges, and 42 unnum. leaves of explanations. Publisher's half brown hard-grained morocco, blind stamped calico boards, with gilt title and figures, raised bands. Edges gilt. Beautiful photographic album made in Cairo, the first illustrated catalogue of the first Egyptian Museum. While copies dated 1871 exist, both copies preserved in the French National Library bear the date 1872. The photographs by Hippolyte Délié and Émile Béchard show the halls and antiques of the Bulaq Museum, founded in Cairo in 1863 by the great Egyptologist Auguste Mariette (1821-81). The Museum was created by Auguste Mariette, who in 1858, following his appointment as head of the Antiquities Service, moved the banks of the Nile, in Bulaq, where he assigned four rooms in his residence for exhibitions. Mariette obtained permission to settle in Bulaq in the abandoned offices of the River Company. On these dilapidated premises, where he lived with his family, the "Director of the Historical Monuments of Egypt and the Cairo Museum" converted the first four exhibition halls with the assistance of his faithful assistants Bonnefoy and Floris. The period photographs, published in this 'Album du musée de Boulaq', show the low buildings by the river, almost completely devastated during the flood of 1878. In the preface dated November 1, 1871, Mariette explains the origins of this monumental album: "Mr. Hippolyte Délié and Mr. Béchard requested permission from the Directorate of the Bulaq Museum to reproduce by photography some of the monuments on display in our galleries. Not only the application [.] was explicitly welcomed, but the Director of the Museum feels he must promote the work of the great photographers from Cairo, opening up for them the cabinets of the Museum and choosing among the objects it contains those that appeared to him most worthy of inclusion in the proposed Album. Mr. Délié and Mr. Béchard have followed, for the classification and arrangement of their proofs, the order adopted in the Notice sommaire, which is for sale at the entrance of the Museum. The three plates showing the interior and exterior of the Museum serve as an introduction to the Album. The monuments are then classified into religious, funerary, civilians, historical, Greek and Roman sections. The photographic Album [.] is thus an illustrated catalogue of the Museum. The remarkable execution of the plates allows us also to recommend to everyone this album by Mr. Délié and Mr. Béchard. Travelers will indeed use it as a souvenir of their visit to the Bulaq Museum. Scholars will find the hieroglyphic texts reproduced with such clarity as if they were in direct presence of the monuments. Finally artists will not study from any other work on Egyptology as well as from the beautiful proofs delivered from the apparatus used by Mr. Délié and Mr. Béchard, the difficult problems that relate to the history of art in Egypt". The French photographer Émile Béchard was active during the years 1869-90: "Béchard arrived in Egypt probably together with his partner Délié. He collaborated with him in the production of the Album du Musée Boulaq and in the carte de visite photographs of native types and costumes. There is little information on the life of Béchard. It is known that he was awarded a first class gold medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1878 in Paris, and his images appear in many of the travel and topographic albums until almost the end of the century. His major achievement was no doubt his monumental album of photographs of the most important archaeological sites and antiquities of Egypt [ ]. It is worthy to note that Béchard did have a great deal of talent in picturing architecture. The neatness of the execution and printing of the final image adds tremendously to the monumentality he was able to reflect in them" (cf. Perez, p. 123). "Délié arrived in Egypt th

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        Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There With Illustrations by John Tenniel

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1872.. Fourteenth thousand. 8vo. (xii), 224, (4) pp. Publisher's gilt decorated red cloth, all edges gilt, later gift inscription to the half title. Frontispiece and 49 illustrations. Light wear to the extremities of the spine, the cloth a trifle darkened, a very good copy.

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