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        The Imperial Atlas of modern geography; an extensive series of maps, embracing the most recent discoveries and the latest political divisions of territory in all parts of the world. Compiled and engraved from the most authentic sources.

      Revised edition. London, Blackie & Son, 1872.. 39 x 32 cm. XI, 100 grenzkolorierte Stahlstichkarten, 124 S. Moderner Halblederband mit marmorierten Deckelbezügen und Ganzgoldschnitt. . Seltene 3. überarbeitete Ausgabe. Der Atlas erschien das erste Mal 1859. Die 100 teils doppelblattgroßen Karten sind von Hand grenzkoloriert. Die Bindung ist sehr stabil. Die Karten sind sauber und gut erhalten. Nur eine Karte mit kleiner restaurierter Ecke. Der moderne Halblederband ist von guter und ansprechender Qualität. Insgesamt ein ausgesprochen gut erhaltenes und schönes Exemplar. - Rare 3rd revised edition. The atlas was published for the first time 1859. The 100, partially double-page maps, are hand colored. The binding is very stable. The cards are clean and well maintained. Only one map with a small restored corner. The modern half calf is of good and attractive quality. All in all, a remarkably well preserved and clean copy.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat M.Weiers]
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        Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There

      London: MacMillan and Company, 1872. 8vo, [xii], [1]-224, [4] pp. Fifty illustrations by John Tenniel including frontispiece. With one page of publisher's advertisements. Original red cloth gilt, binderÕs ticket, neatly restored as usual, inscribed by the author. In a morocco box. First edition first issue of Ã’Through the Looking-GlassÓ with the misprint "wade" instead of "wabe" on page 21 and page 98 unnumbered. Inscribed: Ã’Margaret Lilias Godfrey Faussett from the Author Christmas 1871.ÓMargaret Lilias Godfrey Faussett (1860-1931) was the niece (not daughter as has been stated in the past) of DodgsonÕs mathematics tutor at Christ Church, Robert Godfrey Faussett (1827-1908), thus daughter of his brother Henry. Laid in is a letter from her recalling a visit to DodgsonÕs rooms in Ch. Ch. This copy is one of the 100 copies the author inscribed in December of 1871. A census is currently being made of all extant copies.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Les Sept journées de la Reine de Navarre, suivies de la huitième (Edition de Claude Gruget, 1559). Notice et notes par Paul Lacroix. Index et Glossaire. Planches à l'eau-forte par Flameng. (L'Heptameron)

      - Paris, Jouaust, Librairie des bibliophiles, 1872. 4 volumes in-12, reliure dépoque plein maroquin citron, dos orné, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, toutes tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure un peu brunie). Un des 500 exemplaires sur Hollande (après 25 Chine et 25 Whatman). Elégante reliure de Quinet. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        Vermont. View in Manchester, Vt. from the Hill Northeast of the Depot

      Boston: Frank Childs. Fair. 1872. First. Lithograph. Hand colored lithograph. Moisture stain to upper quarter and vertical browning mirroring joints in wood backing (see image). ; Folio .

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        HARPER'S WEEKLY: A JOURNAL OF CIVILIZATION. 1872. Volume XVI

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872. Hardcover. Scuffing to the leather; the front board is split but still holding by the cords. Institutional bookplate on front pastedown with release stamp. Occasional marginal tears and chips, but generally without loss. Very Good, contents quite nice. Winslow Homer & Thomas Nast. Folio (11" x 16") bound in contemporary half black leather with leather corners and gilt rules and lettering. Includes issues beginning 6 January 1872 to 18 December 1872; 1040 pages but eight supplements totaling about sixty pages are not present; all issues, however, are complete and pages 729- 744 are duplicated. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings including close to a hundred of various sizes by Thomas Nast as well as 3 fine full-page Winslow Homers: "Making Hay," "On The Beach--Two Are Company, Three Are None," and "Under The Falls, Catskill Mountains." Also included are fine views of Boston, including a large foldout view, and Cincinnati. Interesting articles on a variety of topics, usually illustrated with engravings, including the Ku Klux Klan, cats, Mormons, hunting in India, billiards, carrier pigeons, and much more. Literary contributions include First American appearances of work by Wilkie Collins, George Eliot, and others. Each issue includes a number of advertisements. A treasure trove of articles and illustrations from the Gilded Age.

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        Under the Greenwood Tree

      Rare First Edition of Hardyís Second Novel in the Original Cloth[HARDY, Thomas]. Under the Greenwood Tree. A Rural Painting of the Dutch School. By the Author of ëDesperate Remedies.í In Two Volumes. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872.Rare first edition of Thomas Hardyís second novel. Two octavo volumes (7 3/8 x 4 7/8 inches; 188 x 124 mm). [6], 215, [1, blank]; [6], 216 pp. Complete with half-titles.Original green sand-grain cloth over beveled boards. Covers stamped in black with an Oxford frame and spines ruled in gilt and black and lettered in gilt. A bit of rubbing to extremities and corners. Gilt on the spine with some rubbing. Hinges with some professional repairs. Previous owner\'s ink signature on front pastedown of each volume. Some foxing and staining, mostly at front and rear. Overall, an very good copy, in the scarce original cloth. Housed in slipcase.After burning his first effort at a novel, and receiving scant attention upon the publication of Desperate Remedies, Hardy decided to devote himself strictly to architecture. ìNevertheless he could not keep his itching pen quiet very long. The very next year Under the Greenwood Tree appeared...[Hardyís early] novels are so instinct with the very soil of England, so penetrating in their psychology, so fresh and colorful, that they alone would have made any writerís fameî (Kunitz & Haycraft, pp. 276-277).ìUnder the Greenwood Tree was published anonymously at 21s., in a edition presumably of 500 copies, early in June 1872î (Purdy).Purdy, pp. 6-8. Sadleir 1117. Webb, pp. 5-6. Not in Wolff.HBS 65702.$17,500

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        Mischtechnik in Wasserfarben und Aquarell: Romantische Szene, signiert

      . ( Wilhelm Battermann: *1872 Elze/Hannover - 1964, Hamburg: Literatur u.a.: Rump: Lexikon der bildenden Künstler Hamburgs, Altonas und der näheren Umgebung ). Gezeigt wird eine romantische Szenerie mit alten Fachwerkhäusern, einem Fuhrwerk mit Heu und Personenstaffage. Rechts unten mit Battermann signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1920 entstanden ), alt unter Glas gerahmt. Bildmaß: 34 x 44 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Rahmenmaß: 50 x 60 cm ). Das Bild von guter Erhaltung, farbfrisch. ( Bitte beachten: Da unter Glas gerahmt kein Versand - nur Selbstabholung oder selbst organisierter Abtransport hier im Geschäft ) ( Gewicht 2000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        TRAVELS IN THE EASTERN CAUCASUS, ON THE CASPIAN AND BLACK SEAS, ESPECIALLY IN DAGHESTAN, AND ON THE FRONTIERS OR PERSIA AND TURKEY, DURING THE SUMMER OF 1871

      London: John Murray, 1872. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xvi, 367 pp. 2 folding maps, 8 engraved plates (1 repaired), engraved vignettes throughout the text. Half-calf over sand-grained boards, gilt spine with raised bands and morocco title label (gilt lettering). Edges and head of spine rubbbed, corners bumped. Marbled pastedowns and page edges. A clean and soild copy. . Half Calf.

      [Bookseller: Worlds End Bookshop (ABA, PBFA, ILAB)]
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        Diario di un viaggio in Arabia Petrea (1865).

      Torino, Vincenzo Bona, 1872.. 2 vols., text and atlas. Folio (272 x 312 mm). 439 pp. 46 pp. Title page printed in red and black. With 2 folding maps and 40 mounted albumen prints after paintings by Emile Pierre Metzmacher (mainly 11.5 x 16 cm), individually mounted with printed captions on the mount, 8 engraved plates. Original maroon cloth gilt with the author's monogrammed supralibros. All edges gilt.. First edition, both volumes inscribed by the author "a Miss Pauline Schletter". A scarce work on the southern portion of the Arabian Peninsula. The photographs show the author on camelback, numerous Bedouins, Arabs, Egyptians, and Ethiopians as well as sites, monuments, and views. The plates in the second volume depict molluscs, relecting the author's purposes of research in the field of natural history as well as archaeology. - Spines and corners slightly worn, covers a little stained, neat repairs to extremities. The Burrell copy fetched 4,500 at Sotheby's in 1999. - Macro 2254. Blackmer 1742. Gay 3650 bis. Not in Weber or Ibrahim-Hilmy. Not in Atabey.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster Band. Buch I: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. Zweite verbesserte Auflage

      Hamburg: Otto Meissner,, 1872-94. Zweiter Band. Buch II: Der Cirkulationsprocess des Kapitals. Zweite Auflage. Herausgeben von Friedrich Engels. Dritter Band, erster Theil. Buch III: Der Gesammtprocess der kapitalistischen Produktion. Kapitel I bis XXVIII. Dritter Band, zweiter Theil. Buch III: Der Gesammtprocess der kapitalistischen Produktion. Kapitel XXIX bis LII. 3 volumes bound in 4, as issued, octavo (vol. 1 208 × 133 mm, vols. 2-3 212 × 135 mm). Volume 1; contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, cloth tips, volumes 2 and 3; contemporary pebble grained calf and marbled boards, calf corners, spines ruled and decorated gilt in compartments, direct lettered and numbered gilt, sprinkled and red edges. Printed ex-libris to pastedowns of volume 1, ownership stamps to title-pages of volumes 2 and 3. Extremities slightly rubbed, two gatherings in volume 1 misbound and the dedication leaf bound after page 816, but complete. Occasional light spotting to volume 1; an excellent set. Second edition of volumes one and two, first edition of volume three, a complete set of Marx's polemical masterpiece of political economy. Only the first volume of this most influential of books was published in Marx's lifetime, and though the later volumes were edited by Engels from the author's manuscript, the revised edition of volume I was edited by Marx himself and contains the first printing of his ten page afterword. It was the summation of over twenty years research in the reading rooms of the British Museum, and followed on from his earlier work Zur Kritik der politischen Oekonomie, printed in 1859.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Figurenstudie einer Frau bei der Handarbeit. Aquarell und Bleistift.

      1872.. Datiert "25/9 72". Bezeichnet "Alm am Fuße des/r [...] / (Walser Thal)". Auf Zeichenpapier. 15,7 x 9,4 cm.. Studie als einer sitzenden Frau in Tracht gekleidet als Kniestück. Mit feinen Konturlinien ist der Oberkörper durchgearbeitet und mit Randbemerkungen versehen. Fünf weitere kleine Bewegungsstudien gruppieren sich am unteren Rand. - Außenränder minimal gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Through The Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1872 Illustrated by John Tenniel. First edition, first printing, with "wade" instead of "wabe" to page 21. Finely bound in full crimson Morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, with five raised bands to the spine, lettered in gilt, spine compartments and bands ruled in gilt, boards ruled in gilt, triple ruled circle panel with an illustration of the Red Queen to the front board, triple ruled circle panel with an illustration of the White Queen to the rear panel, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, green endpapers with floral pattern stamped in gilt, original cloth bound in at rear. About fine, with a former owner's 1872 inscription to the half-title, a few hints of scattered and light spotting to the otherwise fresh pages. A beautiful copy of a scarce book in a fine Morocco binding. Through the Looking Glass is Lewis Carroll's sequel to his popular children's novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). In this story, which represents the child protagonist's journey from adolescence to adulthood, Alice ventures into a fantasy world through the mirror above her fireplace. Just as Alice relies on the imagery of playing cards, Through the Looking Glass is laden with chess imagery; Alice steps into the fantasy world as a white pawn on a giant chess board. While making her way to be crowned queen, she runs into many of Carroll's beloved characters, including Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Walrus and the Carpenter, and the Red Queen. Additionally, this text employs a mirror motif, with many backward-printed texts and scenarios that appear to be the reverse of scenes from Alice. Throughout the novel, Carroll includes nonsense poetry, including the playful "Jabberwocky." Like Alice, Through the Looking Glass is illustrated by John Tenniel. Carroll originally intended to write this sequel as early as 1866, but had trouble persuading Tenniel to illustrate it. Writer and artist had a somewhat volatile relationship as a result of their mutual perfectionism: just as the true first edition of Alice was suppressed because of unsatisfactory illustrations, Through the Looking Glass's illustrations were heavily edited. Tenniel demanded the removal of a character that was too difficult to illustrate, whereas Carroll replaced Tenniel's "Jabberwock" plate with an image of the White Knight, which was less frightening, as a frontispiece.. Illus. by Tenniel, John. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine.

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        A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY

      J. Gray & Company 1872 Wear to extremities with fraying to spine ends. Front hinge just starting. Binding not tight, but one might say age - appropriate. ; Very similar, some would say better, than the Richard Burton book of the same name. Green boards with sword design and title in gilt in front and embossed on rear ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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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.

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        The works of Edgar Allan Poe including the choicest of his critical essays

      . Chetto and Windus, London, 1872. VIII/676/32 S. mit 1 lithogr. Portraitfrontispiz, 1 Textabbildung sowie 3 Tafeln im Holzschnitt, original Leinen mit Goldprägung (etwas bestossen/Kapitale gering berieben). - sehr seltene frühe Übersetzung Poes durch Charles Baudelaire -

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        Ett Ã¥r i stilla hafvet reseminnen frÃ¥n Patagonien , Chili, Peru, Californien, Britiska Columbia och Oceanien

      Stockholm: Lith. Art. Anstalt, 1872. Quarto, with 12 tinted lithographic plates; a very good copy in original decorated boards, backstrip and endpapers renewed. Scarce and finely illustrated voyage account, including handsome lithographed portraits of the Hawaiian monarchs Kamehameha the Fourth and Kamehameha the Fifth. The author, Adolf Ekelöf, was a young Swedish lieutenant who sailed on the English frigate Zealous to the Pacific in 1867. In addition to descriptions of California and British Columbia, this book is particularly interesting for its Pacific material, with significant entries on Hawaii, Tahiti, and other South Sea Islands. Unusually, Ekelof provides both the music and words to an Hawaiian Folk Hymn and a Tahitian National Melody. The lithographic plates are well rendered - some are clearly produced from portrait photographs while others are based on marine and landscape sketches. Of the twelve plates, seven are of Hawaiian and Tahitian subjects. In addition to the plate of the Hawaiian monarchs mentioned above, the book includes portraits of Queen Pomare of Tahiti and a coastal scene at Waikiki.

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        Cantares Gallegos. - Nueva edición, corregida y aumentada

      Madrid : Librería de D. Leocadio López 1872 - ~ Prólogo de la Autora ~ Media piel de época, nervios, lomo decorado en oro y seco, título dorado ~ 2f+XI+230p+1f ~ 19x13x3cm. ~ Ejemplar muy limpio, con sellos del anterior propietario Santiago Torres y Castro, en portada, dedicatoria, 1ª pág. del prólogo y cabecera del poema inicial ~ LANGUAGE: Galego / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leçons sur les maladies du système nerveux, faites à la Salpêtrière. Recueillies et publ. par Bourneville (1872/73).

      Paris, A. Delahaye, 1872/73 - 1 vol. in-8, (4), 368 pp., 16 pp. (catalogue de l'éditeur), 8 planches h.t. (5 pl. en chromolithographie et 3 tableaux), 25 fig. dans le texte, toile d'éditeur, coiffes usées, toile fendue au niveau du mors supérieur et d'une partie du mors inférieur, coins émoussés, bord des feuillets légèrement bruni, bon état. Edition originale rare de ces premières et remarquables leçons (sans indication de tomaison sur la page de titre). Elles seront rééditées en 1875, puis en 1877 en même temps que la première parution d'un deuxième volume. Un troisième volume (1er fascicule) portant la mention "Recueillies et publiées par le Dr. Ch.Feré" sera publié en 1887 Ces célèbres leçons ont été rédigées au jour le jour par Bourneville. Les dessins sont de Richer et Charcot. Cet ouvrage porte sur les troubles trophiques, sur la paralysie agitante (maladie de Parkinson), sur la sclérose en plaques (cf. Garrison & Morton, 4698, pour l'article préliminaire dans Gaz. Hôp. en 1868), sur l'hystérie et l'hystéro-épilepsie. En Français dans le Texte, 297; Garrison & Morton, 4546 et 4995 ; McHenry, Garrisons history of neurology , 282-291 ; Haymaker & Schiller, The founders of neurology, 420-424 ; Heirs of Hippocrates, 1918. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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        Ueber den Einfluss der Isolirung auf die Artbildung.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, 1872.. 8°. IV, 108 S., Mod. Ppbd.. Erstausgabe dieser bedeutenden Abhandlung. - "August Weismann [1834-1914] was a German physican and biologist. He made many zoological experiments over the years but is best known as the founder of the germ-plasm theory of heredity. Weismann rejected the idea of the inheritance of acquired characteristics. Ueber den Einfluss der Isolirung auf die Artbildung' (1872) contains his concept of the isolation and continuity of germ plasm [...]" (Sparrow). - "Weismann wurde einer der Begründer von Hypothesen über Evolution und Vererbung und gab damit Anlaß zu weitreichenden und neue Erkenntnisse hervorbringenden Diskussionen" (DBE). - Weismann "entwickelte die Ideen Darwins zum sogenannten Neodarwinismus weiter und erwarb sich durch seine Vererbungslehre (Keimplasmatheorie) große Verdienste" (Hirsch/H., Suppl. 1660). - Papierbeding (bes. Ränder) gebräunt u. tlw. schwach stockfleckig. - Sparrow, Milestones of Science 195 (mit ganzs. Abbildung des Titelblattes).

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        A History of Greece ; from the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation Contemporary with Alexander the Great

      London: John Murray, 1872. Ten volumes, octavo, folding maps and illustrations; a fine set in contemporary polished half calf, marbled sides and edges, spines decorated in gilt in compartments. A very handsome set of this classic history of Greece, widely read in the nineteenth century: this is the fourth of several editions.

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        ZUR JUDEN-FRAGE

      Odessa; Ulrich & Schultze. 1872. Softcover. Original Wraps. 12mo. 32 pages. 20 cm. First edition. In German. Original wrappers absent, rebacked onto handmade papercase, housing pamphlet. Preceding Pinsker's Auto-Emancipation by a decade, this treatise lambasts the condition of exile and persecution fostered by an anti-semitic Europe. By Moses Danzig, pen name of Moyshe-Leyb Khashkes (1848? –1906) , a “writer, poet, and journalist. Born in Vilna, Moyshe-Leyb Khashkes (originally Dantsig) studied at several yeshivas and lived in different parts of the Russian Empire. From the late 1860s, he contributed to Hebrew and Yiddish periodicals and published popular novels, brochures, and collections of satiric poetry in both languages. His sensationalist novel, Odeser voyle yungn (The Tough Guys of Odessa; 1872) is one of the earliest depictions of the urban underworld in Yiddish literature. He also translated parts of Heinrich Graetz’s The History of the Jews from German into Russian. Khashkes died in Saint Petersburg. ” - YIVO Encyclopedia Subjects: Jews -- Identity. Antisemitism – Polemics. OCLC lists only one copy worldwide (Natl Libr Israel) . Rare. Institutional marks on title page and endpages, light tears, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (ZION-5-17) .

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        Diary of the Late Rajah of Kolhapoor, during his visit to Europe in 1870. Edited by Capt. Edward W. West.

      - London, Smith Elder 1872. Octavo green morocco by Mansell, elaborately decorated, with the arms of the Maharaja on the front cover; chromolitho portrait, a mounted litho portrait and a mounted woodbury type. Some scattered spots; a handsome, fresh copy. With a printed presentation leaf finished by hand presenting the book to Saville Lumley - John Savile Lumley the diplomat, not the younger illustrator. The special presentation issue of a book that was doubtless a privately funded production in the first place; the uncoloured litho portrait doesn't seem to be included in the more prosaic issue. Upon the Raja's succession in 1866, at the age of 16, West was appointed his governor and the first thing he did was remove him from the "pernicious moral atmosphere ever to be found in a native Palace." His education then seems to consist of learning billiards, croquet and a bit of cricket; he was given "selections of books" and encouraged to read newspapers. Thus prepared they set off to see England, the first reigning Hindu prince to do so, in 1870. Having conquered England, socially, he died in Florence and, after some fast politicking to sidestep Florentine law, was cremated on the banks of the Arno. The woodburytype is a portrait of a splendidly befrocked but anxious looking child, his eight year old successor.

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        Album of 36 Original Watercolors and Gouache Paintings of One Upper Crust Hispanic Woman Engaged in Various Leisure and Sporting Activities

      1872. Heavy Morocco. Very Good. 4to. 31 by 24 cm. The watercolors or gouaches are mounted onto the heavy card leaves of the album. Each measures 12 by 9 cm. They are very fully, richly painted. Depicted is the woman playing croquet, holding a fan, dancing ballet, ice skating, walking, balancing on a high wire, at prayer, in riding habit, playing a guitar, mountain climbing, at the theater, punting, wading in water, shooting a bow, etc. In some of the paintings she is merely modeling an extravagant costume. While much of the dress was undoubtedly the latest cosmopolitan fashion coming out of Paris, there is enough that has a specifically Spanish flavor, and this combined with explicit Catholic references and in keeping with her facial features, leads one to conclude with confidence that she was Hispanic, and in fact, probably South American. The artwork has a naive quality, but this might have been also cultivated by the artist, who was at the same time unstinting in rendering fine details in dress. While the hair color could vary, all the paintings are modeled clearly on one woman, who might be described as striking as opposed to beautiful, even compensating for the evolution in notions of feminine beauty. Given the number of paintings depicting her dancing in tutu, one might surmise she was a professional dancer. Certainly, if this represented her lifestyle, she never lacked for activity. Of social historic interest is the sheer variety of sports that one woman participated in. Also of interest is the exquisite rendering of the gowns and dresses. Minor soiling.

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        Partly Printed Document Signed

      Salt Lake City, 1872. unbound. 2 pages (front and back), 15.5 x 9.5 inches, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, July 15, 1872. This document is a land grant issued to Henry W. Despain, in part: "I, Daniel H. Wells, Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory...in consideration of the sum of two dollars and five cents...the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, the said Henry W. Despain...to be the rightful owner and possessor of the following described piece or parcel of land: 2019 The East half of Lot five (5) in Block Eighteen (18)...One hundred (100) square rods...as plotted in plot B'. Do, by these presents, grant and convey unto the said Henry W. Despain...his heirs and assigns forever, the foregoing described land, with all rights and privileges thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining." Boldly signed by the following: Daniel H. Wells (1814-1891), an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lieutenant General of the Nauvoo Legion, and Mormon pioneer who helped settle the Salt Lake Valley and Counselor to Brigham Young in the First Presidency of the church; Edwin D. Woolley (1807-1881), Mormon pioneer, Latter-day Saint bishop of the Thirteenth Ward, Mormon missionary, and member of the high council -- one of the closest disciples of Brigham Young. Woolley has signed in full on the cover of this Deed Of Conveyance and has added three lines of text along with the date January 25, 1876. Also signed by James Jack (1829-1911), financial clerk of The Church of Latter-day Saints, territorial treasurer to First Presidency, and witness and signer of the marriage affidavit between Sarah Ann Whitney to the Prophet Joseph Smith. Cook has signed in full twice and has filled in the body of this document. The recipient of this deed, Henry W. Despain, is listed in the Latter-day Saints Biographical Encyclopedia as entry 2:614* (with photograph). He was a very influential Mormon missionary and pioneer who took part in the mission to Arizona in 1880. This document has the original embossed gold "Territory of Utah, City and County of Salt Lake City" seal still attached, as well as the embossed gold seal of James Jack. Natural horizontal folds and a vertical crease; light soiling and several small chips and tears. Very good(-) condition, but still an incredible piece with historical significance.

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        The Coast of Norway from Christiania to Hammerfest

      London and Boston: W. M. Thompson / Roberts Brothers, 1872. Hard Cover. Good. viii, [ followed by 12 full color plates (chromolithographs?) each preceded by an acid free buffer leaf and tissue ], 24 pages. Oblong Folio (13 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches). Publisher's beveled boards with gold and green decorations on the cover. Originally bound in gutta percha style, leaves had come loose as normal and the book was in pieces. Now recased with original spine laid down and with individual leaves tied together archivally with tissue and sewn. Now sound and usable. Several pages with new paper / tissue restorations to fore edges (not affecting text). Some minor dampstaining. Plates are bright and clean with some minor dampstaining to some upper right corner. Scarce in the marketplace. Hard Cover.

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        London: A Pilgrimage

      Grant & Co. 1872 - Grant & Co. London 1872. Large folio edition. No jacket issued. Green cloth boards. Gilt titling and banding to spine. Gilt stamped pictorial front board. Corners of boards bumped & rubbed. Some scuffing to front & back boards.Previous owner's bookplate to inside of front board on the pastedown. Pictorial title-page frontispiece, 178 further illustrations & some full-page plates with titled tissue-guards.Light foxing scattered throughout. Slight yellowing to the page-edges. Binding sound. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Crossoptilon Thibetanum [Hodgson's Eared Pheasant]

      Publsihed for the Author, Daniel Giraud Elliot, New York 1872 - A beautiful image from the most splendid of Elliot's great monographs, 'A Monograph of the Phasianidae or Family of the Pheasants'. The magnificent size and beautiful colouring of the plates after Joseph Wolf's charcoal drawings reflect the importance which Elliot attached to the Phasianidae. Of all the families in the ornithological system, he regarded it as the one most vital to the human race, "containing within it the species that afford food for thousands of mankind, and also those which are the original source of all the domestic poultry met with throughout the civilized world." Cf. Anker 130; Fine Birds Books (1990), p. 95; Nissen IVB 295; Wood p. 331; Zimmer p. 206. Hand-coloured lithograph after Joseph Wolf by J. Smit, printed by P.W.M. Trap. Very good condition.

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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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        The Wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California

      Boston: Alexander Moore, Lee and Shepard, 1872. Second Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. John Muir's first contribution in a book. [iii-x], xi-xii, 12-79 pages. 10 small, mounted albumen photographs with tissue guards, two maps, three in-text illustrations. Red decorative borders on each page. Mulberry cloth, with the title decoratively stamped in gilt and black on the front board and in blind on the rear cover. All edges gilt. A combination travelogue of a train journey from Omaha to Yosemite and a natural history of the valley, which is noteworthy for two reasons: the inclusion of ten small albumen photographs and John Muir's first appearance in a book. The albumens, including views of Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, and Yosemite Falls, are credited to John Soule, a Boston photographer, and he issued many of them, in slightly smaller form, as stereoviews. It has been long presumed that Soule was not the actual photographer. Some people have optimistically assigned the pictures to Carleton Watkins and others to Eadweard Muybridge, while more recent scholarship has attributed them to Martin Mason Hazeltine (see Kate Nearpass Ogden, 'God's Great Plow and the Scripture of Nature: Art and Geology at Yosemite' in California History, Vol. 71, No. 1 (Spring 1992)). Hazeltine had a summer studio at Yosemite in the late 1860s and early 1870s and is known to have sold negatives to Soule (see the Finding Aid to the Hazeltine collection at the Oregon Historical Society). Kneeland, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, first published The Wonders of Yosemite Valley in 1870. For the second edition, he added two chapters, 'Yosemite in 1872' and 'The Recent Earthquake in Yosemite.' The former quotes Muir anonymously: 'By far the greatest portion of Yosemite in unimprovable; her trees and her flowers will melt like the snow, but her domes and her falls are everlasting.' The account of the earthquake is almost entirely Muir's work (again uncredited). There was a third edition of the book, with more added content. Of the three editions, the second is the least common. This work is no. 10 in Francis Farquhar's chronologically arranged list of the twenty-five most important works on the region (Yosemite, the Big Trees, and the High Sierras: A Selective Bibliography). Muir's contributions are items 3 and 4 in William and Maymie Kimes' John Muir: A Reading Bibliography. Muir's two earlier publications were in newspapers. This is his first book appearance. See also Lloyd W. Currey and Dennis G. Kruska's Bibliography of Yosemite, the Central and Southern High Sierra, and the Big Trees, 1839–1900 (no. 225; citing a source crediting Muybridge as a possible source for the photographs). A very good copy, neatly rebacked, preserving most of the spine; one plate with a one-inch marginal tear (not affecting the photograph). Several plates lacking the tissue guards. Previous owner's inscription dated June 20, '72 on preliminary blank. Generally, an attractive copy.

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        A turning point in Chinese Gordon?s career: <i>?No news of Egypt, as yet, a kind letter from Nubar Pasha saying Khedive would be glad if I would leave HMS & enter his??</i>

      Autograph Letter Signed ?C G Gordon,? 1p, 5.5? x 8.5?. No place, [1872/1873]. To [Charles Henry Leopold] Kuhl. Soiling and tears at lower edge affecting last word, ?Sunday.? Else darkly penned and in fine condition.In part, ?Metternich makes no more voyages this year, so Leborne will have to go to Kustendjih, unless the Russian Boat which is to leave on Wednesday delays till Thursday which is not probable ... No news of Egypt, as yet, a kind letter from Nubar Pasha saying Khedive would be glad if I would leave HMS & enter his, which any way is civil.? In a postscript, Gordon adds ?I go I think to Kustendjih on Friday. Steamer arrives there on Saturday or Sunday.?Charles H.L. Kuhl was Resident Engineer on the Danube Commission. Gordon had been appointed as British Commissioner on the Danube Commission in 1871 with the objective of making the Danube fully navigable and to ensure free and safe passage for the vessels of all nations. In 1872, Gordon was in Tu

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        Zusammengefasste Grundsätze über Zucht und Haltung von Pferden und Rindern mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der österreichischen Alpenländer.

      Wien C. Gerold's Sohn 1872. 4 Bl., 109 S., 1 Bl. (Inh.verz.), 24 Taf. in Tondruck [Lithogr.], davon 13 m. Pferdeabb. u. 11 m. Rinderrassen. Lex.-8° (= 25 bis 30 cm Buchrückenhöhe) Prachteinband m. Deckelpräg. u. goldgepräg. Vorderdeckel u. Rückentitel, marmorierter Schnitt Zustand: siehe Bild; leichte Alters-/Gebrauchsspuren; Einband wenig bestossen u. berieben; Tafeln teils leicht fleckig, sonst tadellos u. komplett (keine fehlenden o. losen Seiten); insgesamt alters-/gebrauchsgemäss sehr gut erhalten.. SEHR GUTES EXEMPLAR und EXTREM SELTENES WERK mit sehr schönen und dekorativen Lithographien.

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        Zusammengefasste Grundsätze über Zucht und Haltung von Pferden und Rindern mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der österreichischen Alpenländer. Wien, C. Gerold's Sohn 1872. Gr. 8°. 4 Bll., 109 S., 1 Bl., mit 24 tonlithogr. Tafeln, reich blind- u. goldgepr. OLwd.

      . . Hohenbruck 1375 - nicht in Huth.- Erste Ausgabe.- "Das vorliegende Werk ist speciell der Hebung der Pferde- und Rinderviehzucht in den südlichen Alpenländern der österreichischen Monarchie gewidmet" (aus der Vorrede).- Die Tafeln zeigen 10 Pferderassen (lith. v. Ebersberg) u. 10 Rinderrassen.- Tls. leicht braunfleckig, Ebd. leicht berieben, insges. gutes Exemplar.

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        Fathers and Sons

      Henry Holt, 1872. Hardcover. Good. First US edition, second printing. New York: Henry Holt & Company Publishers, 1872. 248 pp with ads in red on endpapers and paste downs. Yellow cloth with black lettering and illustrations, gilt spine title. First American edition, second printing. (Dated 1872 on copyright page with no additional printings indicated. The third volume of Leypoldt and Holt&#39;s Leisure Hour Series in 1867. After the publisher changed its name to Holt, the book was reprinted. Precedes all other English translations. See Line, Ettlinger and Gladstone&#39;s Bibliography of Russian Literature.)Condition: Good condition hardcover. Clean pages. Not an ex-library copy! Former owner&#39;s name stamped on front paste down. Front end paper has a few closed tears near the hinge which has been inexpertly repaired. Pencil inscription on rear endpaper about another book, which can be easily erased, dated 1883, Madras, India. Small red stain to margin of pg 183. Faint dampstain to fore edge of a few early pages. Bookseller&#39;s stamps on rear paste down. Spine slightly cocked, rubbed. Lettering on covers strong. Good condition overall. Rare.

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        Through The Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1872 - Illustrated by John Tenniel. First edition, first printing, with "wade" instead of "wabe" to page 21. Finely bound in full crimson Morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, with five raised bands to the spine, lettered in gilt, spine compartments and bands ruled in gilt, boards ruled in gilt, triple ruled circle panel with an illustration of the Red Queen to the front board, triple ruled circle panel with an illustration of the White Queen to the rear panel, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, green endpapers with floral pattern stamped in gilt, original cloth bound in at rear. About fine, with a former owner's 1872 inscription to the half-title, a few hints of scattered and light spotting to the otherwise fresh pages. A beautiful copy of a scarce book in a fine Morocco binding. Through the Looking Glass is Lewis Carroll's sequel to his popular children's novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). In this story, which represents the child protagonist's journey from adolescence to adulthood, Alice ventures into a fantasy world through the mirror above her fireplace. Just as Alice relies on the imagery of playing cards, Through the Looking Glass is laden with chess imagery; Alice steps into the fantasy world as a white pawn on a giant chess board. While making her way to be crowned queen, she runs into many of Carroll's beloved characters, including Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Walrus and the Carpenter, and the Red Queen. Additionally, this text employs a mirror motif, with many backward-printed texts and scenarios that appear to be the reverse of scenes from Alice. Throughout the novel, Carroll includes nonsense poetry, including the playful "Jabberwocky." Like Alice, Through the Looking Glass is illustrated by John Tenniel. Carroll originally intended to write this sequel as early as 1866, but had trouble persuading Tenniel to illustrate it. Writer and artist had a somewhat volatile relationship as a result of their mutual perfectionism: just as the true first edition of Alice was suppressed because of unsatisfactory illustrations, Through the Looking Glass's illustrations were heavily edited. Tenniel demanded the removal of a character that was too difficult to illustrate, whereas Carroll replaced Tenniel's "Jabberwock" plate with an image of the White Knight, which was less frightening, as a frontispiece. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. With. Illustrations by John Tenniel

      Macmillan and Co 1872 - First Edition, First Printing with "wade" on p.21 bound in early morocco boards with leather spine. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costumes usos e trajos de Todos os Povos do Mundo em face de documentos authenticos e das mais recentes viagens

      Lisbon: Imprensa Lusitana Typographia Lisbonense, 1872-, 1873. Thick octavo, 153 highly-finished handcoloured engravings; original interleaves generally present, a couple of plates spotted, but generally fine and bright in red blind-panelled morocco (a little rubbed), all edges gilt. Rare Portuguese edition of Wahlen&#39;s Moeurs, Usages et Costumes de tous les peuples du monde… (Brussels, 1844), published well after Wahlen&#39;s death in 1850. Wahlen&#39;s is a scarce and beautiful work on the costumes of the world, finely illustrated with a wonderful series of highly coloured full-page plates. This Portuguese edition is not recorded by Ferguson, although there are 30 plates of Oceania; it includes the Aborigines of Jervis Bay and Kangaroo Island, and the exotic peoples of Pitcairn Island, New Guinea, Timor, Java, New Zealand and Hawaii. As with the earlier Brussels edition, the plates are drawn from published voyage accounts. The startling portraits of the Aborigines of Jervis Bay and Kangaroo Island are copied from De Sainson&#39;s studies made on Dumont D&#39;Urville&#39;s voyage on the Astrolabe. Other images come from Krusenstern, while the Tahitian dancer is after John Webber from the account of Cook&#39;s third voyage. Portrait profiles of Maoris are based on Sydney Parkinson&#39;s images published in the official account of Cook&#39;s first voyage, and a native of New Guinea is adapted from P. Van Oort&#39;s "Native of Dourga Strait , New Guinea", which appeared as the frontispiece to Earl&#39;s The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago. This is a volume of plates only, evidently part of a larger work (it is numbered volume 6 on the spine). The National Library&#39;s copy has two volumes.

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        A Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary.

      American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1872 - 2nd ed. Small 4to. xxxi, 632, 201pp. Contemporary half leather, corner rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Geburt der Tragödie aus dem Geiste der Musik.

      Leipzig, E.W. Fritzsch, 1872. 8vo. Cont. brown hcalf w. four raised bands and gilt back. Small worm tracts along lower back hinge, causing a little loss of leather. Binding fine and tight. Occational brownspotting. IV, 143, (1) pp.. The rare first edition, first issue, of Nietzsche's first work, his seminal "The Birth of Tragedy out of the Spirit of Music", which started his career and brought him immediate fame. The first edition was printed in less than 700 copies (probably about 625), and is thus scarce."In his youth he became a disciple of Schopenhauer but his immediate friendship with Wagner was a decisive feature in Nietzsche's development, although the bitter hatred that later arose between them, in the words of Ernest Newman "poisened his pen as the thing itself had once poisened his soul." His principal work during the Wagner period, 1868-78, was "Die Geburt der Tragödie aus dem Geiste der Musik", 1872. In this he adopted a tragico-pessimistic conception of Greek civilization, like Burckhardt but contrary to Grote. This started his career as a critic of modern civilization based on disgust with imperial Germany, Christianity, bourgeois ethics, and so on." (PMM, p.224).Nietzsche was originally a philologist, and in this his first, and perhaps most interesting, work he discusses the history of the Greek tragedy, a discussion that was to become of great importance. He introduces a distinction between what he calls the Dionysian and the Apollonian principles, claiming that life always involves a struggle between these two elements, each battling for control over the existence of humanity. Due to the unnoticible mixture of these two elements, the Greek tragedy constitutes the highest form of art, and the human condition can be understood in full when understanding these tragedies. The work geniusly isolates and then combines the most important strands of German idealism and unites them at a new level. "The Birth of Tragedy..." represents an entirely new way of understanding philology as well as philosophy

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        SS Governor Blackall off Sydney Heads

      circa, 1872. Oil on board, 420 x 590mm, framed in birds eye maple. A Sydney-built steamship in the Harbour. A fine oil-painting of what was then the largest vessel to have been constructed in the colony, the steamship Governor Blackall, launched at Waterview Bay, Sydney on 27 September 1870. Here seen off Sydney Heads, the Governor Blackall was an iron vessel built to the order of the Queensland government and intended as a mail and passenger boat. It was the seventh steamer to have been constructed by Mort&#39;s Dry Dock and Engineering Company. Contemporary reports suggest that over 2000 people saw the ship launched, and that it was &#39;admitted by everyone to be one of the finest specimens of naval architecture ever constructed in the colony; (Sydney Morning Herald, 14 September 1870). The ship was named after the Governor of Queensland, Samuel Wensley Blackall, who had been appointed in 1868 soon after his arrival from Ireland. Despite arriving in the midst of a constitutional crisis he was a popular leader, known for his willingness to assist any genuine public cause. But by the time the steamer was launched in 1870 the Governor&#39;s health was failing and he died the following year. The town of Blackall and the Blackall Range were named after him. Blackall, and the then Queensland Premier Charles Lilley, had visited Sydney in 1869 and signed a contract to purchase the steamer in an attempt to stem the increase of mail subsidy claims by the monopolistic Australasian Steam Navigation Company. However, by 1884 the Governor Blackall was again part of the Australasian Steam Navigation Company and by 1886 when the company was bought out by the British India and Queensland Agency Company the ship was discarded. The largest vessel ever to have been built in the colony ended up in Rotten Row, Sydney Harbour.

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        Autograph letter signed "Fr. Luetke", to Russian Privy councillor Von Adelung

      St. Petersburg: 22 October, 1872. Manuscript in ink on paper, single leaf folded to form four pages, 210 x 130 mm; in fine condition. Rare example of a letter by one of the great Russian explorers. An interesting and rare private letter from the explorer Count Fyodor Petrovich Lütke. Lütke, who started his career in the Imperial Russian Navy in 1813, was a member of Golovnin&#39;s voyage on the Kamchatka (1817-19). Subsequently he himself led (1821-24) the expedition to explore the coastline of Novaya Zemlya, the White Sea, and the eastern parts of the Barents Sea. From 1826 to 1829 he commanded the last great Russian scientific voyage to the Northwest coast of America: sailing to the Pacific on the Senyavin via Cape Horn, they reached Sitka in 1827 and spent over a month there. They continued north to Unalaska and the Aleutian Islands, going as far north as St Matthew Island and the Bering Sea, and surveying the coast of the Alaskan Peninsula as far as Kvichak Bay. Islands in the Caroline group of Micronesia were explored during the winter of 1828, and they visited Guam, the Philippines, and St Helena Island in the south Atlantic before returning to Kronstadt in September 1829. The printed account of his voyage on the Senyavin is one of the rarest Pacific voyages today, and was rare even in the nineteenth century (the bibliographer Sabin could only explain this by pointing out that the small edition is said to have been almost entirely bought up within Russia, unlike other voyage publications of the period which reached a much wider audience). Lütke became an influential member of the Russian Geographic Society, chairman of the Naval Scientific Committee, commander-in-chief and military governor of the ports of Reval and later Kronstadt, and a member of the Russian State Council. In 1873, the Geographical Society introduced the Lütke gold medal. He is commemorated by many placenames, including a cape, a peninsula, a mountain and a bay in Novaya Zemlya, as well as a group of islands of the Franz Josef Land, Baydaratskaya Bay, and Nordenskiöld Archipelago. A strait between Kamchatka and Karaginsky Island, as well as a Russian icebreaker were also named after him. In this letter to the Russian privy councillor von Adelung, Lütke discusses the financial support of his friend&#39;s niece. Lütke gives advice on how this might be accomplished with the help of prominent members of St. Petersburg society including the Secretary of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences, the mathematician Paul Heinrich Fuss, past and present Ministers of Culture Counts Uwarov and Tolstoy, as well as Tsarina Olga Nicolajevna.

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        Den danske Hærs Historie til Nutiden og den norske Hærs Historie indtil 1814.

      2 bd. i 3 dele. Kbhvn. 1872-76. Med 35 farveplancher, kort samt træsnit i teksten. Indbundet i 2 samtidige halvlæderbind med guldtryk på ryggene. With 35 colourplates, maps and woodcuts in the text. Bound in 2 nice contemporary halfleather bindings.. The history of the Danish & Norwegian Army until 1814, where Norway became independent

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