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        State Atlas of New Jersey Based on State Geological Survey and from Additional Surveys

      Beers, Comstock & Cline, New York 1872 - Folio. Complete with all maps. Rebound in buckram. Ex-library copy with spine letters and bookplate; dampstaining in text, and a bit on the extremities of some of the maps, a few maps detached, overall good; the maps are mostly very good, with a few with small chips and tears. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Handbuch der Militär-Gesundheitspflege. Erster bis Dritter Band.

      August Hitschwald, Berlin 1872, 1875 und 1877. - XVI, 676 Seiten - VIII, 706 Seiten - VIII, 671 S. mit zusammen 218 in den Text eingedruckten Holzschnitten und 8 lithograpischen (teils gefalteten) Tafeln, Vollständiges Exemplar mit allen Tafeln in gutem Gesamtzustand! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3160 8°, marmorierte Halblederbände der Zeit mit schlichter Rückenvergoldung, Rückentitel und Zierbünden, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, Sußengelenke beschabt, Papier leicht randgebräunt, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare,

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        1872 ALS mentioning British General William Munro's service in the Crimean War

      n.p., December 1872. 5.375" x 8.625". "2pp ALS addressed to "My dear Gerald" and signed "O.E. Snow" near bottom of second page. Letter is indistinctly dated December 1872. In near fine condition, with expected light folds and a few stray crayon and pencil marks. Each page measures 5.375" x 8.625".Contemporary military figures, British politics, and ship engineering are the main subjects of this chatty and sardonic letter. It is signed "Snow", who was probably a member of the Royal Corps of Engineers. (This is deduced by the passing reference to: "You will see perhaps an amount in that regular Royal Engineer Journal of my report in the works, +c".) Snow's correspondent might have been Lieutenant General Sir Gerald Graham (1831-1899). This can be deduced from the letter's reference to the Crimean War, a conflict in which Graham served, and the letter writer's salutations promised to "Mrs. Graham", wife of the addressee.Graham, a British career soldier, had a connection to "Munro 39th Regt. + the trenches" likely in the context of the Crimean War. General William Munro (1818-1880) served in India, Gibraltar, Ireland, Canada, and in the "trenches" of Crimea. Like Munro, Graham dedicated his life to military service, defending British interests in China, Egypt, and Sudan. Snow also mentions HMS Cockatrice commander Captain George Digby Morant (1837-1921) and his wife Sophia Georgina Eyres Morant (died 1911). The Cockatrice was a Britomart-class steam-propelled and sail-rigged gunboat, launched in 1860. By 1872, the year this letter was written, Captain Morant commanded the vessel in the Mediterranean. Snow later provides very opinioned commentary on ship construction, probably in relation to the Cockatrice. Snow alludes to recent elections in which a "lazy" politician named Creyke defeated another named Synge. Later, he questions the mental lucidity of a politician named Chapman, but then sarcastically concludes that those with "stereotyped ideas [should] be always in office". Most of the letter content can be found below:"Thank you for your letter I think perhaps it is a pity Synge lost the election, for I fear that Creyke will be lazy. Glad to hear of the other olive branch. I nearly had an accident in my house of the same nature Mrs. Morant wife of Capt. Morant of Cockatrice Gun boat only left me a day or two before the event which however was an unfortunate one. Do not talk to me of that wretched egg bound Jowl (?), then her teeth sticking up prominent, the hunches [sic] are barely to be seen in some places. The north side is quite untouched. You will see perhaps an amount in that regular Royal Engineer Journal of my report in the works, +c. ... I hope that job of - is indefinitely postponed. Evart's was too bad, regular change round. I hear that Chapman is more and more grieved by his wife + his imbecility more + more apparent. You might to hear had a berth long ago. They should a few even with stereotyped ideas be always in office. Chapman would even forget your - to him about Munro 39th Regt. + the trenches ... "An uncensored glimpse into 1870s Britain!"

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        Impotence fonctionnelle et spasme fonctionnel du long péronier latéral

      [Paris], c.1872, in-8, 52pp, demi-chagrin bordeaux [Laurenchet], Figures dans le texte. Mémoire sans page de titre.

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        Sur la force de la poudre et des matières explosives

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1872, in-8, 196pp, demi-basane brune, dos à faux nerfs, pièce de titre doré, Marcellin Berthelot (Paris, 25 octobre 1827 - Paris, 18 mars 1907) est un chimiste, biologiste et homme politique français. En plus de la force de la poudre et des matières explosives (1872), il fit paraitre également chimie végétale et agricole (1899), ou encore Les Carbures d'hydrogène (1901). Quelques formules chimiques explicatives. Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris. Très légères rousseurs.

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        Kapital'. Kritika Politicheskoi Ekonomii

      St. Petersburg: N. P. Poliakov, 1872 First edition in Russian, the first translation to any language of "Das Kapital". First edition points include comma in table of contents for p.73 and an 'e' at the end of line 40, p. 65. Arguably, the most influential text of the 19th century whose impact continues to be felt today. "Amongst the most influential pieces of writing in world history" (International Institute of Social History). Marx expounded his major scientific discovery: the principle of the dual nature of work, consisting of the product, the famous theory of surplus value ( value ), the rationale of the materialist conception of history and trends of capitalist accumulation. Because of the unexpected popularity of the book, and the subsequent ban in the 1890s, this edition of 3000 copies was soon exhausted within a year and the book became very rare. The German translation took 5 years to sell 1000 copies. Later, Marx noted the excellence of the Russian translation. In 1880, he wrote to F.A. Sorge saying that of all countries, the "Capital" had been read and appreciated most fully in Russia. Skillfully rebound by Green Dragon Bindery to match the non descript binding that was originally on this copy of the book, new endpapers and minimal paper touch ups on the half title, which is present in this copy. A previous owner has scratched out their name (not a book one would want their name in in late 19th c. Russia) and is remarkably clean and bright through out. An exceptional copy for this fragile and important title. With a custom clam shell protective case. Private seller located in California.

      [Bookseller: Whitney Lawrence]
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        Gilles et pasquins

      Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1872, in-12, [2] ff, 159-[1] pp, demi-chagrin bleu de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées, Edition originale. Petits frottements aux nerfs et aux coiffes.

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        Mélanges médico-psychologiques

      Paris, Masson, 1872, in-8, XXII-446 pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, Édition posthume de cette réunion d'essais publiés par le docteur Cerise. L'ouvrage ouvre sur une notice biographique de l'auteur par le docteur Foissac. Laurent Cerise (Lorenzo Cerisi, 1807-1869), originaire d'Aoste en Italie, fit ses études de médecine à la faculté de Turin. Son oncle le baron Cerise, général d'Empire, l'accueillit à Paris en 1831 ; il y fréquenta les cercles saint-simoniens. Il collabora à l'Union médicale, au Journal des Débats et fut un des fondateurs des Annales médico-pschologiques. "Médecin et philosophe, Cerise étudia la physiologie et l'anatomie du cerveau et demanda à ces deux sciences l'explication des phénomènes naturels faisant des rapports du moral et du physique le sujet constant de ses préoccupations... C'était un praticien très répandu, très estimé et très aimé" (BIUM). Cachet ex-libris du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Base biographique de la BIUM,

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Des hémorragies intra-rachidiennes. Thèse présentée au concours pour l'agrégation soutenue le 26 avril 1872

      Paris, V. Adrien Delahaye, 1872, in-8, [4]-232 pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, Le physiopathologiste-hématologue Georges Hayem (1841-1933), fut médecin des hôpitaux de Paris, professeur à la Faculté de médecine de Paris et membre de l'Académie de médecine. Il enseigna les maladies du sang à l'hôpital Saint-Antoine. Exemplaire non coupé. Cachet ex-libris du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Couverture défraîchie et fragile.

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        Causes et pathologie des névralgies

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1872, in-8, 72 pp, (1), broché, couverture imprimée, Thèse présentée au concours pour l'agrégation (section de médecine) et soutenue à la faculté de médecine de Paris, par le Docteur Auguste Rigal, ancien interne lauréat des hôpitaux, membres des sociétés d'observation et d'émulation. Bel exemplaire.

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        Des crises

      Paris, J.B Baillière et fils, 1872, in-8, 94 pp, 2 pl. depl, (1), broché, couverture imprimée, Thèse présentée au concours pour l'agrégation (section de médecine et de médecine légale), soutenue à la faculté de médecine de Paris le 19 avril 1872 par Xavier Gouraud, docteur en médecine, ancien interne lauréat des hôpitaux, membre titulaire de la société anatomique et de la société médicale d'observation, membre titulaire de la société de médecine légale, secrétaire général de la société médicale d'émulation. La crise est définie ici comme "jugement de la maladie ; elle répond au moment où l'organisme manifeste sa tendance à rentrer dans l'état normal", elle est selon l'auteur "l'ensemble des actes qui jugent rapidement la fièvre dans les maladies aigues". Ex-libris du docteur Albert Carrier. Bel exemplaire.

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        London. A Pilgrimage

      London: Grant & Co, 1872. First edition. Wood-engraved title page, illustrated with numerous wood-engraved plates, vignettes, head- and tail-pieces after Doré. 13 parts in 12. 1 vols. Folio. Original printed wrappers, spines repaired. Very good, clean set. Cloth folding box. Doré, Gustave. First edition. Wood-engraved title page, illustrated with numerous wood-engraved plates, vignettes, head- and tail-pieces after Doré. 13 parts in 12. 1 vols. Folio. Doré's London in original Parts Issue. "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.". Ray, p. 134

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        The Franco-Prussian war: its causes, incidents, and consequences. With the topography and history of the Rhine valley, by W. H. Davenport Adams.

      William MacKenzie, London 1872 - Franco-Prussian war; 2 volumes; 27.2cm; 1/2 black leather binding; marbled edges; frontispiece portraits, illustrations listed volume. 2 in To the binder; maps, some folded; topographer William Henry Davenport 1828-91. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA]
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        Politika kak nauka.


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      BEI ADOLPH MARCUS, BONN 1872 - INTERLINGUE In tedesco, francese, spagnolo e greco, pagine brunite ai bordi e con lieve fioritura, firma appartenenza al foglio di guardia, rilegatura in mezza pelle con piatti cartonati, marmorizzati e leggermente usurati ai bordi, dorso con titoli d'oro, con abrasioni e strappi

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        Goethe-Gallerie, Siebente Auflage. Inscribed From Queen Victoria To Her Eighth Child, Prince Leopold, Duke Of Albany (1853-1884), Dated January 1, 1873 At Osborne House

      Friedrich Bruckmann, Munich / Berlin 1872 - 97 Pp With Mounted Plates. Red Cloth, Heavily Embossed In Gilt, Beveled Edges With Double Borders Embossed In Blind, All Edges Gilt, Cloth Endpapers. Bookplate Of Leopold, Duke Of Albany. Inscription On Second Free Endpaper, "For Dear Leopold, From (Illegible Two Words Dea---- ---A---A)) (Shortened Name Used By Queen Victoria) Osborne January 1, 1873." Leopold Was Then A Student At Oxford. A Fine New Year's Gift, With What We May Now View As Exceptionally Maternal Germanic-Victorian Plates . [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Reichs-Gesetzblatt / Reichsgesetzblatt. Lückenlose Folge der Jahre 1872 - 1940 (!) in 64 Büchern incl. Haupt-Sachverzeichnis zum Bundes- und Reichs-Gesetzblatte 1867 bis 1906. Berlin 1907.

      Kaiserlichen Post-Zeitungsamte (Postzeitungsamte) - 1912 / Postanstalten 1913 - 1921 / Berlin im Verlag des Gesetzsammlungsamts 1922 - 1928 / im Reichsverlagsamt 1929 - 1940. 1872 - 4°. Originalhalbleinenbände. Augenscheinlich komplett, jedoch nicht detailliert überprüft. Teils etwas stockfleckig oder angegraut, papierbedingt gebräunt. Insgesamt gut erhaltene Reihe. Selten in dieser vollständigen Reihung. Ab 1922 in den Teilen I (Deutschland) und II (Nicht Deutschland betreffend) erscheinend, bei uns nur Teil I - Deutschland betreffend - vorhanden. -- Versand in fünf Paketen in Deutschland für insgesamt 50€, in die EU für 90€, alle anderen Länder bitte erfragen. Wegen Lagerung im Aussenlager bitte längere Lieferfrist einplanen! P-Keller [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Untersuchungen ueber die Embolischen Processe.

      Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1872., 1872. 8vo. 112 pp. + fold out page with 7 color figs. Original decorative boards. Most of the spinal paper is missing else a tight, very good book. Scarce.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Archives of the cotton mill ‘De Coster & Rousseau' in Gent (Belgium), ca. 1850-1962. Large box with manuscripts, letters, financial documents, brochures, price lists, etc. concerning this firm, located at the Place des Chartreux 11 in Gent.

      Onder deze naam was de firma werkzaam van 1872-1962. Daarvoor was ze genaamd: Van Acker, De Coster & Cie (1854-1871) en in de periode daaraan voorafgaand als de fabriek van Jean F.L. Bossaert (1843) en Isidore Malfait (1844 e.v.). De genoemde eigenaren warenL Jean-Bernard de Coster-Wittocx, Lisidere Rousseau, Rene Joseph van Acker. Adressen van de firma in de laatste jaren van haar bestaan: Fratensplein 11 en Tolhuislaan 35. Aanwezig zijn dossiers betreffende de jaarlijkse balansen (ca 1870 - ca 1960), een register van ‘payements hebdomadaire' 1878-1880, Register van personeelsleden 1923-1954 met veel personalia, grootboek 1946-1956, contracten van vennootschap, stukken betreffende het onroerend goed, bouwtekeningen van de fabrieksgebouwen, stukken betreffende de aankoop en installatie van machines (met werktekeningen), correspondentie, kwitanties, prijscouranten van de producten, onderscheiding in 1905 (‘decoration industrielle). Daarnaast ook een enkel stuk betreffende de firma Braeckman & Rousseau (1899) en betreffende de bouw van huizen aan de Boulevard du Jardin Zoologique te Gent, in opdracht van de graaf Van der Stegen de Putte.

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        History of Greece [Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12]

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1872 - Very Good in hardcover. 20 by 14 cm. Contains all volumes in the 12 volume set. Volumes 1, 2 and 3 were published in 1871. Remaining 9 volumes were published in 1872. All volumes have decorated covers (front and back) and gilt lettering on spine. Each volume has a small, neat name stamp of former owner on front free blank endpaper. Some spines show chips along the bottom and some wear to corners. Still a well presented set that would display very nicely as a used set. Book store label (small) inside front covers from original seller. Text pages are all clean. Wonderul vintage set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [SYDNEY] Exhibition Building, Alfred Park.

      Circa 1872. Albumen print photograph, 228 x 300 mm, unmounted, verso with contemporary inscription: 'Sydney Exhibition', in good condition, a sharply detailed print with rich tonal range. This photograph was sourced with a group that included similar format prints of the interior of the New South Wales Government Printing Office, strong evidence to suggest that this superb view of the old Exhibition Building in Alfred Park was also taken by the Government Photographer - most probably Charles Pickering. Under magnification, the sign at the front entrance can be read: 'EXHIBITION - OPEN EVERY NIGHT'. The plaques on the front of the building, 'ERECTED A.D. 1872' and 'WALTER RENNY, MAYOR', can also be read. Outside the entrance we can see a canon and its gun limber alongsode. A small crowd at left, which includes a colonial soldier - presumably an artilleryman - poses for the camera. The photograph was probably taken during the agricultural exhibition of 1872.

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        The Skylight and the Dark-Room: A Complete Text-Book on Portrait Photography

      Philadelphia: Benerman & Wilson, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Title continues: "Containing the Outlines of Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Heat, Optics, Chemistry, and Full and Comprehensive System of the Art Photographic, with Twelve Splendid Explanatory Photographs and Nearly Two Hundred Illustrations." pp. viii, 234, in publisher's dark brown cloth with gilt vignette on upper board. Includes 12 original photographs illustrating points made in the text. Mild rubbing to the cloth, small stain to fore edge, ownership signature of J.A. Sherrif dated 1873 on front endpaper and flyleaf; else unmarked, clean and sound. Despite being a widely read and well-respected work (described in an 1872 issue of The Photographic Times as "the most complete, elaborate, and comprehensive work on photography that has ever been published") this book is now quite scarce.

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        The Journal of Man: Devoted to His Physical, Social and Spiritual Development. Vol. 1 No. 1. January 1872

      Wm. S. Rentoul, Publisher, Philadelphia 1872 - Octavo. Illustrated pink wrappers. 30pp. Modest soiling, tiny tears and creases, a very good plus example. Possibly the only issue of this apparently unknown periodical, which seems to encompass the subjects of physiology, physiognomy, spiritualism, and homeopathy. *OCLC* locates no copies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Through The Looking-Glass, And What Alice Found There.


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        La Princesse Georges - Pièce en trois actes.

      Paris, Michel Lévy Frères 1872 - Représentée pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le théâtre du Gymnase, le 2 décembre 1871. Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 24 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, numérotés, celui-ci N°23. Enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Michel Lévy Frères 1872 - 77 pages. (Contrôlé). Reliure demi-chagrin rouge à coins. Dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés. Double filet doré bordant les plats. Non rogné. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-4°(26x16). 1ère Edition Dédicacé par l'auteur [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Étude sur l'isolement considéré comme un moyen de traitement dans la folie

      Paris, Andrien Delahaye, 1872, in-8, 88 pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, Barthélémy Lasserre fut interne à l'asile de Bordeaux et professeur à la Faculté de médecine de Paris. Tampon du docteur Carrier de Lyon. Dos refait, couverture défraîchie et dentelée.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Herne Hill, London, 30. VII. 1872. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An den kunstsinnigen Französischlehrer, Übersetzer und Journalisten Hermann Kindt (1834-89), der sich in Yarm (Yorkshire) niedergelassen hatte: "Sir, Returning from abroad I find your obliging letter which I regret should have remained so long unanswered. I have directed copies of the Crown of Wild Olive & Political Economy of Art to be forwarded to your address by my publishers. These two books will give quite sufficent example, for your purposes, of what I can do best either in thinking or speaking [.]". Das geprägte Monogramm "AS" vom Schreiber durchgestrichen. Faltspuren. - Zu Kindts Korrespondenten zählten Charles Darwin, John Herschel, Eduard Mörike und Ferdinand Freiligrath.

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        [CIRCUS HISTORY] The Hairless Horse, Caoutchouc

      Circa 1872. Albumen print photograph of an engraving, carte de visite format (63 x 103 mm), verso with imprint of 'Davies, Photo. Bourke St., Melbourne', and printed text headed 'The Hairless Horse, Caoutchouc'; the albumen print fine, with a small surface mark at lower right edge; mount in very good condition. A similar wood engraving by Ebenezer and David Syme of Melbourne, dated July 16, 1872, is held in the collection of the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne. This carte reflects popular taste of the period, with its fascination for freaks of nature displayed as curiosities in sideshows or circuses. The horse's name, Caoutchouc, deriving from the Tupi (an indigenous language of Brazil) word for "rubber", was intended to describe the appearance and feel of the horse's coat. The horse was reputedly captured as a wild brumbynear the Balonne River in southeast Queensland, and was subsequently exhibited in New South Wales and Victoria in 1871-72. The printed text on the back of the carte states: "He has been declared by the savants of New South Wales and Victoria to be the most remarkable deviation of nature from her conventional groove that ever came before their observation. The skin is entirely devoid of one single hair, and in colour is a beautiful glossy black, giving him the appearance of being cast from indiarubber - hence his name -Caoutchouc." An entry in the Auckland Daily Southern Cross of November 28, 1873, advertises Caoutchouc's arrival and presentation there, and also gives a brief history of the horse. The article states that the entrepreneur owner of the horse will not sell him - not even for 1500 pounds - and that the horse is now bound for San Francisco, to be taken thence across the United States and ultimately to the United Kingdom. The British Library holds a poster which advertises an appearance of Caoutchouc at the Alexandra Palace, Muswel Hill, London (tentatively dated 1885 but most likely 1875), bearing an image of the horse and the caption "The marvellous equine phenomenon, Caoutchouc or hairless horse. Just imported from Queensland, Australia, and never before Exhibited in England, is on view daily. Admission threepence." This carte de visite appears unrecorded in Australian collections.

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        Havengezicht Rotterdam - Eugène Rensburg, 1918.

      HAVENGEZICHT ROTTERDAMTekening met Oostindische inkt en aquarelverf van de hand van Eug?ne Rensburg (1872-1956), gesigneerd ?Eug. Rensburg. 1918?. Afm. 39,2 x 66 cm.Er wordt hard gewerkt op het water voor Rotterdam. Stoomsleepboten varen af en aan, brengen niet gemotoriseerde binnenvaarders naar hun plek in de haven. Grote vrachtschepen liggen voor anker. Op de voorgrond is nog een meerboei vrij. We zien de stad met links de Leuvehaven, de Maaskade met de Boompjes en Oostindisch Huis/Vrij Entrep?t, in de achtergrond St. Laurenskerk en Zuiderkerk.Rensburg woonde het grootste gedeelte van zijn leven in Rotterdam. Hij was opgeleid aan de Kunstnijverheidsschool Quellinus Amsterdam en de Akademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Den Haag onder leiding van J. van Delden. Hij heeft vooral naam gemaakt met zijn topografische pentekeningen. Hij werd wel een handig stadstekenaar genoemd. Ook heeft hij meer dan 5000 etsen gemaakt, waaronder circa 450 stuks van de stad Rotterdam. Het gemeentearchief van Delft bezit diverse tekeningen van hem en het Belastingmuseum van Rotterdam bezit enkele mooie aquarellen van hem.Prijs: ? 1.450,-.

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

      London: John Murray,, 1872. Or the Preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. Sixth edition, with additions and corrections (eleventh thousand). Octavo. Original green ribbed-grain cloth, gilt titles to spine, frames and central vignette blocked in blind to covers, brown coated endpapers. Folding diagram facing page 91. Ryde Young Men's Christian Association bookplate to front pastedown. Contemporary ownership stamp of Ryde businessman J. N. Tarrant to front free endpaper verso. Spine gently rolled, rear board a little bowed, minor wear to extremities, top edge dust toned, small bump to bottom edge of text block, inner hinges cracked but holding; a very good copy. Sixth edition, first issue, marked as the "eleventh thousand" on the title page. The sixth edition is the last lifetime edition. Darwin continually made revisions to his text; this edition featuring a new chapter, chapter VII, and a glossary by W. S. Dallas. "The edition was aimed at a wider public and printed in smaller type ... giving the general impression of a cheap edition, which at 7s. 6d, it was". It is also the first edition of The Origin of Species to feature the word "evolution"; the term was first used by Darwin in The Descent of Man, published in 1871. This edition was subsequently reprinted unchanged from stereos in 1872 and again in 1873. The final issue is dated 1876; stereos of this issue were used for the very many issues which followed, from 1878 to 1929, continuing to include the summary of differences and the historical sketch.

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        Special-Karte von Tirol und Vorarlberg. Karte der gefürsteten Grafschaft Tyrol nebst Vorarlberg und dem angrenzenden Souverainen Fürstentum Liechtenstein. Astronomisch trigonometrisch, vermessen, topographisch aufgenommen, reduzirt und gezeichnet im Jahre 1823. Von dem Kaiserlich-Königlich-Österreichischen General-Quartiermeister-Stabe. Geschrieben und Gestochen von C. Stein

      Wien: Militärgeographisches Institut 1872 \"LWd.-Schuber, marmorierte Bezüge der Seiten, goldgeprägter Rückentitel in rotem Schildchen, ausziehbare \"\"Lade\"\" aus demselben Material, 19 von urspr. 24 auf LWd. gezogene Kupferstichkarten, davon Nr. 11 (Titelblatt), Nr. 24 (Übersichtsblatt), Karten meist in vier Segmenten, tw. koloriert, Schachtel: 15 x 21 cm, Karten meist quer um 41,5 x 28,5 cm, Schachtel von außen berieben, Rücken auf einer Seite abgerissen, Lade an einer Kurzseite auch abgerissen, Karten (es fehlen die Nrn. 18-23) an der Vorder- und Rückseite leicht stockfleckig, insgesamt guter Zustand.\"Österreich-Ungarn, Landkarten, Tirol, Vorarlberg, Liechtenstein

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        Distribution of Australasian volutes.Sydney, Alexander W. Douglas, 1872. 8vo. Contemporary blue paper wrappers.

      - WorldCat (6 copies, all but 1 in Australia); not in Ferguson. English-language accounts of the distribution of 48 species of sea snails of the genus Voluta around Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and other southwest Pacaific islands, sometimes with descriptive notes on variations in form or colouration. He also comments on the beauty of some species. Several species discussed were newly discovered by Cox himself. With a 4-page introductory note, a table of contents and an alphabetical index. Writing in 1872, Cox already notes that the once common Voluta magnifica, whose shell can grow to about 30 cm in length, has been so highly prized by collectors that it is now hard to find. He also describes several other spieces as formerly abundent but now rare. With the last (blank) and first leaves foxed, and an old vertical fold through the leaves, but still in good condition. The wrappers are foxed and waterstained, with the spine tattered. A remarkable record of the distribution of 48 species of Australasian sea snails in the mid-19th centruy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Class Album of 1872 [our title] [Cover title: Class '72]

      [New Haven], 1872. Hardcover. Very Good. No title-page. Mounted, mostly 4 to a page, on both sides of the first 22 leaves are: (1) 18 photographs of faculty and administrators, including President Woolsey; (2) 90 photographs of students, presumably members of the class of 1872; (3) 23 photographs buildings and scenes in and around Yale and the New Haven area; (4) 5 photographs of African American workers or tradesmen ; and (5) 10 other photos, at least two of which show buildings in Litchfield, including Mansion House and other buildings that perished in the 1886 fire. A single hand has written identifying last names beneath the photos of faculty, administrators and students. The other photos are uncaptioned. The last 14 leaves in the album are unused. 1/2 leather cover which appears to have been rehinged at some point. 35cm. Front cover unevenly faded and has a few scars. Vertical crease on backstrip. Contents sound and clean. Other records indicate that the class of 1872 had 129 graduates; we don't know why this album contains only 90 student photos.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        Asher & Adams' New statistical and Topographical Atlas of the United States With maps showing the Dominion of Canada, Europe and the world

      Asher & Adams, 1872-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Folio. 18 x 13 inches. 20 of 28 maps. 3/4 black leather over brown boards, gilt title. Wear and rubbing to edges. Chipping loss to spine. Shaken, several maps loose. Foxing, offsetting and marginal browning to maps. Lacking 8 maps and most of the gazetteer in rear. Zell's Atlas Time table on front pastedown with 4 additional maps from Zell's Popular Encyclopedia. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        Class B. - East Coast of Africa. Correspondence respecting the Slave Trade and other matters. From January 1 to December 31, 1871. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. 1872. [C.-657].

      London, Harrison and Sons, 1872. - Folio. V, (1), 86 pp. Top edge gilt. Sewn, with remains of spine. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including material on slavery in Zanzibar, Yemen and Oman "carried on by and for the northern Arabs" (p. 37). The relevant sections are: firstly, under the heading "Correspondence with British Representatives and Agents abroad", "France" (pp. 1-5), "Zanzibar" (pp. 7-70); and secondly, under the heading "Reports from Naval Officers. - East Coast of Africa Station" (pp. 71-86). - Removed from the Public Record Office with their stamp. A good copy. Bennett 493. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Levers' Works

      Routledge, London 1872 - 6 vols. Illustrations. Contemporary half calf. Knight of Gwynne 2 vols Harry Lorrequer Charles O¿Malley The Irish Dragoon 2 vols. The O¿Donoghues [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Expression Of The Emotions In Man And Animals

      John Murray, London, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. FIRST EDITION with SECOND ISSUE POINTS: The Heliotype plates numbered from 1 to 7 [Arabic], though in the text, the list of illustrations on page vi gives the plates with Roman numerals, page 142 line 18 ' enerally' with the missing 'g' added in manuscript and page 208 line 1, has the misspelt word 'htat'. Chapters: I. II & III. General Principles of Expression IV. Means of Expression in Animals V. Special Expressions of Animals VI. Special Expressions of Man: Suffering and Weeping VII. Low Spirits, Anxiety, Grief, Dejection, Despair VIII. Joy, High Spirits, Love, Tender Feelings, Devotion IX. Reflection-Mediation-Ill-Temper-Sulkiness-Determination X. Hatred And Anger XI. Disdain-Contempt-Disgust-Guilt-Pride, Etc.-Helplessness-Patience-Affirmation And Negation XII. Surprise-Astonishment-Fear-Horror XIII. Self-Attention-Shame-Shyness-Modesty: Blushing XIV. Concluding Remarks And Summary. Book - In Good green boards with blind stamped borders & gilt lettering - some marking to the boards and slight rubbing to the extreme corners and slight bumping to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents - the book has been professionally restored, with the text block re-stitched and rebound with black endpapers in original boards with some light browning to edges of title page, verso of folding plates and pages facing and pages 263/265 otherwise clean and tightly bound. An attractive copy of this important work in original boards. Size: 7.75 inches tall by 5 inches. vi, 374 pages which includes an index & 4 page catalogue to the rear. 7 heliotype plates (3 folding) & text illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9108..

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Typed Letter Signed, in German, 4to, Vienna, Oct. 28, 1916

      Stekel writes to the painter, Ludwig Hessheimer (1872-1956) giving his view of Hessheimer's exhibition. In full. "Dear Mr. Hessheimer, I just returned from your exhibition. It made a deep and lasting impression on me. You have seen everything with the eyes of a poet. I like the mood pictures best. There were quite a few people there, all of whom were full of praise. Even painters...and that means something. The pictures of Ohrida lake are reminiscent of Bocklin. They have depth and grandeur. In the picture 'Longing' I was perturbed by the angel on high. He is not giving a fortunate impression which may be due to the position of his legs. Also the etching in which the images of wife and child appear to the soldier in the snow suffers from the flaw that visions must be expressed more shadowy, like a delicate breath which spreads across the distance. The contrast between the real and the vision must be more pronounced. But these are just trifles. You now have a foothold in Vienna and we hope to greet you as one of our own soon...." He signs, "Dr. Wilhelm Stekel." The letter gives insight into Stekel's ability as an art critic. Stekel argued in "Bisexual Love" (1922) that both heterosexuality and homosexuality require repression and sublimation of natural urges.

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        Returning to Kennel

      London 1872 - This hand colored lithograph depicts a riders returning from a hunt. The image measures 23 1/3" x 34 2/3". 4" tear on right hand margin. 3" tear in top left hand corner, and two 2" tears on the left hand side. Mild foxing throughout margins. This image's vivid colors are of note.

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

      London, Macmillan and Co., 1872. Original full red cloth with gilt centrepieces (depicting the White and the Red Queen respectively) to boards and gilt lettering to spine. Neatly recased, preserving most of the original spine. Cloth somewhat darkened and with some spotting. Spine worn. Internally nice and clean, with only light occasional brownspotting. Old owner's inscription "E.M.Lucas. Xmas 1941/ Paddington Station" to half-title. One page of publisher's advertisements. First edition, first issue ("wade" in stead of "wabe" on p. 21).

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        View of St. Matthew's Church, Guildford, W.A. after the hurricane of 10th March, 1872.

      Albumen print photograph, 95 x 162 mm, laid down on its original album leaf, contemporary manuscript caption in ink beneath image, 'View of St. Matthew's Church, Guildford, W.A. after the hurricane of 10th March, 1872', no photographer's imprint, the albumen print with slight loss of contrast and some wrinkling in the lower right corner from when it was laid down, otherwise in very good state, the album leaf with some light creasing, not affecting the print. The original St. Matthew's was the Swan River Colony's first church, an octagonal mudbrick structure built between 1836 and 1839 in Guildford, the earliest settlement in the Colony. The second St. Matthew's was intended as a permanent place of Church of England worship, and was consecrated in 1860. However, on March 10th 1872, in the middle of a baptismal service, it was completely destroyed in a freak storm. Miraculously, there were no fatalities among the parishioners, but the only substantial object to survive the disaster was the church's harmonium. This image is known from the State Library of Western Australia's acetate copy negative (30 x 40 mm), made around 1940 and taken from a collection of photographs from the Royal Western Australian Historical Society. However, we can locate no other contemporary albumen print of this important photograph in Australian collections. Whilst the photographer is unidentified, the most likely contender is the firm of Manning and Knight. It is also possible that Alfred Chopin, who had recently started working as a professional photographer in Perth, travelled the short distance up the Swan River to document this event.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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