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        ENQUETE SUR LA QUESTION MONETAIRE. Komplett in 2 Bänden: 1. Band: Proces-verbaux des deliberations du Conseil superieur. Rapports. Depositions 2. Band: Depositions. Proces-verbaux des deliberations du Conseil superieur. Resume de l\'enquete. Documents. Tables

      Paris Imprimerie nationale 1872 2 Halblederbände der Zeit, gr.-4°, 1. Band: XIV, 768 Seiten und 2. Band: IV 584 Seiten; Exemplar gestempelt, Einbände etwas berieben und angestaubt Umfangreiche Dokumentation der in Paris den Jahren 1869 bis 1870 stattgefundenen Konferenz. / Text: Französisch Versand D: 9,00 EUR Währungsfragen Currency question Money Geld Gold Silber Bimetallblock Goldstandard Silberstandard Geldgeschichte Bimetallismus Doppelwährung Silberwährung Goldwährung bimetallism Europa Bargeld Theorien Debatte Wirtschaftsgeschichte Monetary History

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        More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc...

      London: Robert John Bush, 1872. First edition. Small quarto. Publisher's quarter brown cloth gilt over illustrated paper-covered boards. 138 lithographs printed on the recto of each page only. Light 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. A charming and pretty scarce collection of nonsense verse.

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        La Pierre de Lune. Roman Anglais, traduit avec l'authorisation de l'auteur par Mme. la Comtesse Gédéon de Clermont-Tonnerre. FIRST FRENCH EDITION. 2 vols.

      Paris: Librairie Hachette & Cie. 1872 Half titles. Contemp. half red morocco, gilt spines; corners sl. bumped. Contemp. signatures on leading & booksellers' tickets on leading pastedowns. v.g.The Moonstone.

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        The Skylight and the Dark-Room: a complete text-book on portrait photography. Containing the outlines of hydrostatics, pneumatics, acoustics, heat, optics, chemistry, and a full and comprehensive system of the art photographic. FIRST EDITION. 4to.

      Philadelphia: Benerman & Wilson. 1872 Illus, 12 photographs laid down on 5 plates, 14pp ads. Orig. pict. green cloth, bevelled boards. v.g.Not in BL; Imperial College only on Copac; 3 copies only on OCLC; no copies recorded on ABPC & none currently for sale.An exceptionally scarce and comprehensive guide to the science and method of portrait photography, with 12 photographic examples of how to set up and mount the perfect portrait. 'This book' Anderson writes in the preface, 'has been written for learners, not for the learned! It has not been my object to extend the boundaries of our present system of photography, by excursion into debatable ground, but to present that which is generally admitted in a form easily comprehended. By this, however, I do not wish to convey the idea that my book is unscientific in its method; certainly not. I mean merely, that I have striven to avoid encumbering the work with the many abstruse and still unsolved questions which environ the subject'.

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      Lemerre. Published the same year as the first edition.Handsome autograph inscription from Alphonse Daudet to Hector Giacomelli.Tiny foxing, not serious, to head of spine and some leaves, otherwise a good copy. Lemerre Paris 1872 12x19cm broché

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        Petit traité de poésie française

      Bibliothèque de l'écho de la Sorbonne. 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! Bibliothèque de l'écho de la Sorbonne Paris s.d.(1872) 12x18,5cm relié

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        L'année terrible

      First edition, one of 150 numbered copies on Hollande, the only large paper copies after 25 Chine.Spine and covers very slightly and marginally sunned, not serious, otherwise  a very good copy. Michel Lévy frères Paris 1872 15,5x24cm broché

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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. 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'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'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. Fine condition.

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        L'histoire de France, racontée à mes petits enfants

      Edition illustrated with 75 inset wood for Volume 1, Volume 2 66, 74 volume 3, 94 Volume 4, and 85 volume 5, all designed by Alphonse de Neuville, Philipoteaux .. . the fifth book was written by madame de Witt, the author's daughter, according to the notes left by one. Some cards colors.Cardboard editor Magnier Charles signed tail, red and gold. Half red shagreen percaline dish. Back with false nerves decorated with four emblems of French royalty: the salamander, sun, dolphins and a crescent moon. boards decorated with a large red and gold plaque bearing in medallions figures of several kings on red background of foliage. shimmering white guards. Only the upper and lower flat of the first volume bears some gilding shortages in low margin and angular lilies otherwise magnificent example, in superb condition, perfectly fresh, well white paper pristine. Note that the fifth volume is subsequently appeared in a bright red and vermilion. Librairie Hachette et Cie Paris 1872 - 1876 grand in-8 (19x27,5cm) 5 volumes reliés

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        Voyage autour du monde... Australie ... Java, Siam, Canton... Pékin, Yeddo. San Francisco.

      Paris: Henri Plon, 1870-, 1872. Three volumes, octavo, in total 7 folding maps & 38 plates engraved after photographs (5 folding); contemporary quarter green morocco. A very good early mixed set of this extremely popular account of the author's voyage around the world.This popular and well-written account of a long circumnavigation was written by the Marquis de Beauvoir. He arrived in Melbourne in 1866, and travelled extensively in Australia, trekking overland through the eastern states and Van Diemen's Land, and going the entire length of the east coast, heading for Malaya by way of the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait. He includes particularly good material on the Victorian goldfields, especially around Ballarat and Bendigo, but there is also a lively account of Melbourne, some thoughtful comments on the Australian aborigines he met in the bush, and a lengthy digression on the Burke and Wills expedition.The good maps are after Erhard and Vuillemin, while the many illustrations include views in Australia and California, with several depictions of Australian aborigines, including "King" Tatambo and his daughter.Fourth edition of volumes I and II, first edition of volume III. The work was begun in 1869. Ferguson concentrates on the Australie volume, and lists copies of the fourth edition of this part in the Mitchell Library and the National Library of Australia. A very good set.

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        North America - West Coast. Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Channels between the Continent and Vancouver Id. Showing the Boundary Line between British and American Possessions. From the Admiralty Surveys by Captains H. Kellett, R.N. 1847, and G.H. Richards, R.N. 1858-62.

      London. British Admiralty. 1872. Map, folding as issued, 28 3/4 x 44 on sheet 31 1/2 x 45 1/2 inches, outline handcolor to mark the boundary line. Very short separations at some of the fold intersections (with tiny amount of paper loss at one intersection), split at the end of one fold, light toning along fold lines, generally very good condition. An extremely detailed British map "prepared at the Admiralty 1st Nov 1872 under the Superintendence of Rear Admiral G.H. Richards, C.B. F.R.S. Hydrographer" with the boundary between the United States and Canada marked in color as it wends through the maze of the San Juan Islands and Vancouver Island. This map has the printed annotation "Chart referred to in the protocol of the undersigned of this date" with the signatures of Edward Thornton, James Prevost and Hamilton Fish and "Washington, March 10, 1873." It would appear that this is a contemporary copy of the map reflecting the abitral award of the San Juan Archipelago which was agreed in 1873. Detail includes soundings, physical features etc. An interesting and unusual map of this beautiful area.

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        1 Documento manuscrito em papel.-Séc. XIX.- 38cm. Carta Imperial de nomeação do Conselheiro António Maria Fontes Pereira de Melo, Grã-Cruz da Ordem Imperial do Cruzeiro. \"Escripta no Palacio do Rio de Janeiro em dezassete de Julho de mil oitocentos setenta e dous, quinquagésimo primeiro da Independencia e do Imperio\".

      Assinatura autógrafa do Imperador. Conserva o selo branco sobre obreia. Datado do Rio de Janeiro de 17 de Julho de 1872. Junta-se uma carta do Barão de Japurá da Legação Imperial do Brasil em Lisboa datada de 22 de Agosto de 1872 dirigida ao Conselheiro Fontes Pereira de Melo \" Tenho a honra e a satisfação de passar às mãos de V. Exª a inclusa Carta Imperial, pela qual Sua Magestade o Imperador do Brasil, meu Augusto amo, se dignou condecorar a V. Exª com a GranCruz da Imperial Ordem do Cruzeiro.\"

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection... Sixth edition (Eleventh Thousand), with Additions & Corrections.

      London: John Murray, 1872. 6th Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (182 x 117 mm). xxi [1], 458 pp. Includes half-title and one folding lithographed plate facing p.91. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt spine, lettering, embossed border at covers (inner hinges partly cracked, slight fraying of spine ends, very light rubbing of extremities). Owner's signature to upper blank margin of title, occasional scattered spotting (mostly to first and last leaves), otherwise clean and unmarked. All in all a fine copy. ----THE VERY RARE FIRST PRINTING OF THE SIXTH EDITION. "The sixth edition, which is usually regarded as the last, appeared in February 1872. Murray's accounts show that 3,000 copies were printed, but this total presumably included both those with eleventh thousand on the title page and those with twelfth, the latter being notably less common. It is again extensively revised and contains a new chapter, VII. This was inserted to confute the views of the Roman Catholic biologist St George Mivart. The edition was aimed at a wider public and printed in smaller type, the volume shorter again and giving the general impression of a cheap edition, which at 7s. 6d. it was. The title changes to The origin of species, and a glossary, compiled by W. S. Dallas, appears. It is in this edition that the word 'evolution' occurs for the first time. It had been used in the first edition of The descent of man in the previous year, but not before in this work. 'Evolved' had been the last word of the text in all previous editions, but 'evolution' had been omitted, perhaps to avoid confusion with the use of the word by Herbert Spencer or with its more particular embryological meaning. The word had however been used in its transformist sense by Lyell as early as 1832 (Principles of geology, Vol. II, p. 11). In this edition it occurs twice on page 201 and three times on page 424." (John van Wyhe, ed. 2002-. The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online). Very Good.

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        'WINE MAKING In CALIFORNIA' [as published in] The Overland Monthly. Vol 7. No. 6, December 1871. Vol. 8. No. 1, January 1872. Vol. 8. No. 2, February 1872. Vol. 8. No. 5, May 1872.

      1st printing. San Francisco: John H. Carmany & Co., Publishers. 1871 - 1872. 4 issues. No. I, "Early Difficulties", pp. 489 - 497. No. II, "Later Triumphs", pp. 34 - 41. No. III, "Processes and Varieties", pp. 105 - 109. No. IV, "Conclusion", pp. 393 - 398. Text double column. 8vo. Edgewear & soiling. 1st issue with front wrapper detached, and staining to rear wrapper. Overall, a VG set.

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        Voyage au centre de la terre

      Hetzel. Second illustrated edition, rare, after the first published in 1867, also in a carton with type 3 rose bouquets.cartonnage said "To rose bouquets" type 3 title page dated 1872. Canvas croisillonnée "Brown Van Dick." Hetzel Paris 1872 Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm) relié

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        Ruy Blas. Drame en 5 actes, en vers

      Later edition, but partly first thanks to presence of the preface "à la France de 1872 [To the France of 1872]" published on the occasion of the revival of the piece at the Odeon on the 19th February 1872.Half brown shagreen, spine in six compartments, covers preserved.An exceptional autograph inscription from Victor Hugo to his mistress, Juliette Drouet: "Premier exemplaire aux pieds de ma dame [The first copy, laid at the feet of my lady]".From its very creation until its overdue consecration, the story of Ruy Blas was intimately tied to that of Juliette Drouet.Shut up at home all the while the piece was being written, Juliette was to be its first reader on the 12 August 1838 (Hugo finished writing it on the 11th). She fell in love at once with this romantic drama in which Hugo promised her the title role alongside Frédérick Lemaître : "What a miracle your piece is, my poor beloved, and so good of you to have let me admire it first. Never have I seen anything so wonderful; including even your other masterpieces. It has a richness, a magnificence, a wonderOh my darling sun, you have blinded me for so long to come."  Juliette quickly came to know the piece by heart, certain verses strongly evoking the relationship between the author and the actress: "Madam at your feet, in the shadows, there is a manWho loves you, lost in the enveloping night;Who suffers as an earthworm enamored of a star;Who would give his soul for you, if he might;And who lowly dies while on high you shine" (Act II, scene 2). On the 15th August, Hugo confirmed her casting in the role of Doña Maria de Neubourg. Juliette could hope for no finer proof of his love: "I see glory, happiness, love and adoration, all this in huge and impossible measure"Unfortunately, far from presaging the hoped-for glory, this news marked the start of open hostilities from Adèle, who until this point had stayed out of her husband's adulterous relationship. At the end of the summer, Adèle wrote to the director of the theatre:"I foresee the success of the piece being compromisedbecause the role of the Queen was given to someone who was involved in the scandal over Mary TudorOpinionis againstthe talents of Mlle JulietteThis lady is said to be having an affair with my husband. While I am personally convinced that these rumors have no basis whatsoever in factthe end result is the sameI have some hope that youwill give the role to someone else." It was, in fact, Frédérick Lemaître's lover who got it in the end.   Juliette did not hide her helplessness: "I carry in me my mourning for a fine and admirable role which is dead to me for everI am more upset than you can possibly imagine." And, even if Ruy Blas was not the success they'd hoped for, her passion for the piece remained: "I spilled all my blood for you, for your piece."On the 5th December 1867, when the Odeon mooted a revival of the piece, Napoleon III had it banned because "we don't want the scandal over Hernani breaking out again." Juliette was more upset by this injustice than Hugo himself, as her voluminous correspondence attests. Her letters on this subject are collected in Paul Souchon's work (Autour de Ruy Blas. Lettres inédites de Juliette Drouet à Victor Hugo, Albin Michel, 1939). She fought for her reinstatement for years and, when Ruy Blas was finally revived at the Odeon in 1872, she took part in and commented on every step of the process. Thus, coming out of the first reading by Hugo to the actors on the 2nd January 1872, she wrote:"Victory, my great beloved! Your entire audience left with profound and enthusiastic feelingsRuy Blas from the first word to the last is the masterpiece of masterpieces. I came out transported, ecstatic, full of the same love and admiration and adoration for you as the first time I heard you. All that was with me just now at yours when I was the most transported and the most moved, more so than the author of the piece. I am ashamed to express this to you so poorly, but I had to give in to the needs of my heart, which is bursting with your genius and my love. There it is, my love, and I rush to kiss your wings and your feet." With Sarah Bernhardt in the role of the Queen, the piece was a triumph which grew and grew with each performance. The day after the premiere, Juliette commented on this consecration, for which she had been waiting for more than thirty years: "You see, my love, that I was telling the truth about the prodigious and formidable enthusiasm of the entire audience yesterday. Never have you had, never could you have, a better reception. It was total delirium, growing with each verse. Your sublime poetry conquered every soul and one could feel the rivers of adoration flowing from all their hearts. The thunderous applause was so strong and so sustained that every hand sparked with electricityAnd as for you, I feel that in this blessed month there is renewed love for you and it seems that all my fine memories are blooming once more and perfuming my soul with happiness. And I wanted to lay at your feet a divine bouquet". It was Victor Hugo who in the end laid "at the feet of [his] lady" this masterpiece of Romanticism and testimony to their legendary love.  Michel Lévy frères Paris 1872 12x19cm relié

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        English Botany; or Coloured Figures of British Plants (Sowerby's Botany)

      Robert Hardwicke, 1872, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Third Edition, Illustrated By: J Sowerby, J de C Sowerby, J W Salter, J E Sowerby. Third edition - Enlarged, re-arranged according to the natural orders, and entirely revised. With descriptions of all the species by the editor. Dark green covers with blind printed decoration on front and rear covers and gilt decoration with green lettering on front and spine. Gilt upper text-block edge. Tight binding. Clean pages with very occasional light foxing. Foxing to end-papers in some volumes. Paste-down presentation plate on front end-paper: Presented to The Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust by Lady Waechter de Grimston October 1968. Each volume contains many hand-coloured plates. Vol. 1 - Rubbed and worn corners and spine-ends short with horizontal tear at upper spine-end at level of text-block. Vol. 2 - Light wear to corners and spine-ends with small vertical tear at upper spine-end. Vol. 3 - Light wear to edges and corners, with small tears at extreme upper and lower spine-ends. Vol. 4 - Light wear to edges, corners and spine-ends. Bump to upper edge of rear cover. Separation of text block between reverse of title-page and text pages, and between pp. 260-1. Vol. 5 - Light wear to lower spine-end. Short closed tear at upper spine-end. Vol. 6 - Light staining to vertical text-block edge. Light wear to corners and spine-ends with small vertical tear at upper spine-end. Vol. 7 - Light bumping to edges and corners. Light wear to lower front edge and to spine-ends. Small stain to lower corner of first 90 pages. Vol. 8 Rubbed spine joints, Bumped and slightly rubbed corners. Light wear to edges and spine-ends. Small indentation in small area of lower text-block edge. Vol. 9 - Bumped corners. Light wear to spine-ends with small vertical tear at upper spine-end. Vol. 10 - Light wear to edges, corners and spine-ends, with lightly rubbed spine-joints. Very clean pages! Vol. 11 - Rubbed spine joints, bumped and rubbed corners, small cloth split at upper edge of front spine joint of about 1.5 cm. Taped repair to gutter edge of p.1 with adhesive marks on p. 2-3 and small loss of text at gutter edge on p.2-3. Vol I: Ranunculaceae to Cruciferae,1863. Vol. II: Resedaceae to Sapindaceae,1864 Vol. III: Leguminiferae to Rosaceae, 1864 Vol. IV: Lythraceae to Dipsaceae,1865 Vol. V: Compositae,1866 Vol. VI: Campanulaceae to Verbenaceae,1866 Vol. VII: Labiatae to Amarantaceae,1867 Vol. VIII: Chenopodiaceae to Coniferae,1868 Vol. IX: Typhaceae to Liliaceae,1869 Vol. X: Juncaceae to Cyperaceae,1870 Vol. XI: Gramina,1872. 11-volume set (complete). No dust jacket, as published. Illustrator: J Sowerby, J de C Sowerby, J W Salter, J E Sowerby. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: over 4 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16116121060.

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        Bookmark:] Prenez le chemin le pus court. . . Paris-Nord. Pour vosEnfants Les Plagesvivifiantes du Nord

      France - Pour aller en angleterre sans aucune fatigue preneez le chemin le plus court. . . Paris-Nord. le temps, c'est de l'argent . . . Pou vos enfants le plages vivifiantes du nord Chaque enfant, chaque adulte doit pouvoir respirer tous les 15 jours l'air vivifiant de la mer. (Professuer A. Gosset membre de l"institute. The quoted A. Gosset was the most prominent French surgeon of his time. Gosset, Antonin (1872-1944) Date de naissance : 20 01 1872. Date de mort : 24 10 1944 Chirurgien français. Professeur de clinique chirurgicale à la faculté Paris (1919), membre de l'Académie des sciences (1934), il fut l'un des chirurgiens les plus célèbres de son temps. Il a étudié spécialement l'anatomie du rein et de l'urètre. On lui doit différentes techniques : gastrotomie, gastro-entérostomie, cholecystectomie, duodénotomie, etc.

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        BOUY Jules Panis Angelicus Manuscrit Dédicacé Chant Orgue 1923

      1872 - BOUY Jules Panis Angelicus Musique de Jules Bouy (Designer, Compositeur,1937) Manuscrit original signé et dédicacé par Jules Bouy (New York, le 27 septembre 1923) à son frère Charles. + Lettre autographe signé de Jules Bouy expliquant à son frère les consignes très détaillées pour l'arrangement, l'orchestration et l'interprétation de l'oeuvre. pour Chant et Orgue ou Piano 3 pages + 5 pages (lettre) XXe siècle 1923 Très bon état 015533 Instruments à clavier [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Letters And Journals Of James, Eighth Earl Of Elgin

      John Murray 1872 - First Edition. Good condition library rebind of the original 1872 edition. Green hardcover with gilt lettering to the spine and blind stamped library name to the back board. Decorative red speckled effect and small library stamp to the page edges. Library bookplate and withdrawal slip pasted to the free end pages. Good, firm binding. Near invisible embossed stamp appears occasionally throughout text. Pages clean and clear with fully legible text and no annotations. Good reading copy, in great condition for a library copy of this age. Further images/information on the content or condition available on request. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ballads and Lyrics of Old France: With Other Poems [in the RARE DUST JACKET]

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1872. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing (boards and spine showing the usual spotting and darkening), in a Very Good example of the TRULY RARE DUST JACKET (soiling, edge wear, some chips and tears, a few tape repairs to the verso); the debut book Andrew Lang, the Scottish writer and literary critic who is best known as an important collector of folk and fairy tales --- the list of poets translated, and whose works are herein presented, include: Victor Hugo, Charles D'Orleans, Francois Villon, Joachim Du Bellay, Remy Belleau, Pierre Ronsard, Jacques Tahureau, Jean Passerat, Victor Hugo, Alfred de Musset, Gerard de Nerval, and Henri Murger. Lang also was a noted contributor to the fields of anthropology, folklore, psychical research, history, and classic scholarship, one of the founders of "psychical research", and the inspiration for, and namesake of, the University of St. Andrew's "Andrew Lang Lectures" which began in 1927 -- the most famous of which, titled "Fairy Stories", was given by J. R. R. Tolkien in March 1939, in which Tolkien discussed the fairy-story as a literary form, focusing on Lang?s work as a folklorist and collector of fairy tales. [Tolkien's lecture was subsequently published as as "On Fairy-Stories" and has been reprinted in other compilations of Tolkien's works such as The Tolkien Reader (1966) and The Monsters and the Critics, and Other Essays (1983). Notably, Tolkien's writing of his lecture brought him to clarify for himself his view of Fairy stories as a legitimate literary genre, and one not intended exclusively for children.] A prolific author and compiler, Lang published over 100 works, including twelve fairy books wherein he gathered together folk and fairy tales from around the world. His "Lilac Fairy Book" and his "Red Fairy" book are credited with having influencing J. R. R. Tolkien. As noted above, the copy of "Ballads and Lyrics of Old France: With Other Poems" -- a volume of metrical experiments -- herein described wears the truly rare dust jacket, one of the earliest surviving British dust jackets, and ranks with Dickens's "Edwin Drood" and Carroll's "The Snark" as one of the earliest known dust jackets from the work of a major British literary author (notably in this case being an author whose work had a strong influence on Fairy Tales and Fantasy Literature). A Very Good copy of the debut work of an important and influential British literary figure in the TRULY RARE AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT DUST JACKET. QUITE RARE INDEED.

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        Relation Historique et Critique de la Guerre Franco-Allemande en 1870-1871.

      Paris: Ch. Tanera, 1872-4 - 4 volumes octavo (222 × 148 mm). Contemporary red quarter hard-grain morocco on matching pebble-grained cloth boards, title gilt to the spines, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments, blind panels to the boards, edges sprinkled brown, white moiré endpapers. Just a little rubbed, lightly browned, particularly in the margins, but overall a very good set. 14 folding maps. First editions of this important analysis of the Franco-Prussian War by a noted Swiss military theorist and radical politician. This set from the library of Ulysses S. Grant with tipped-in presentation slip, "General Grant, Président des Etats-Unis. Hommage respecteuse de l'Auteur", and with the loosely inserted compliments slip of the Swiss consul general in Washington. A radical in politics, Lecomte "volunteered during the American Civil War, participating in the campaign of the Potomac under McClellan with the rank of Major. In 1865 he entered Richmond with General Ord's black troops, then assisted in Lincoln's funeral in Washington" (Dictonnaire Historique de la Suisse). On his return home he published a three-volume history of the war, a conflict which profoundly influenced his theoretical development. A student, and first biographer, of Jomini, he was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Revue Militaire Suisse, professor of history at l'École Moyenne Vaudois, and librarian of the cantonal library. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A Natural History of British Moths complete in 4 volumes A Natural History of British Moths, Accurately Delineating Every Known Species, with the English as well as Scientific Names, Accompanied by Full descriptions, Date of Appearance, Lists of the Localities They Haunt, Their Food in the Caterpillar Stage, and Other Features of Their habits and Modes of Existence, etc., etc.

      George Bell & Sons, London 1872 - Four Volumes, 1872. 8vo. Vol I: xvi, 253pp; Vol II: iv, 180pp; Vol III: iv, 223pp; Vol IV: v, 321pp. Plus 132 plates. Vol I: plates 1 - 30; Vol II: plates 31 - 60; Vol III: plates 61 - 96; Vol IV: plates 97 - 132. Original green cloth boards with gilt moth design to front & gilt titles etc to spines. 132 hand-coloured plates containing nearly two thousand specimens Very good. Light spotting front and rear to all four volumes. Extremities of spines a little worn with some small splits. Vol I has some cracking to endpapers at front hinge but binding sound. Light pencil notes to rear free end paper of Vol i. Some corners a little bumped/worn. Generally a very nice, bright set. Some pages unopened. A fairly heavy set of books. No additional shipping costs to UK destinations but overseas buyers please ask for shipping quote. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A CURIOUS DREAM; and Other Sketches

      1872. [Merle Johnson's copy] Selected and Revised by the Author. Copyright. London: George Routledge and Sons, n.d. [1872]. 2 pp undated ads (plus endpaper ads). Original pictorial glazed paper-covered ["yellowback"] boards. First Edition (the American edition did not come out until 1873), very early printing. The first printing is identifiable by several points: It must have the Bradbury, Evans (and not Bradbury, Agnew) imprint on the title verso and on the final page of text. Check. On the title page, there must be no statement by Twain verifying that Routledge is his authorized London publisher. Check. Also on the title page, the publisher's name must not be followed by "Limited," and the publisher's address must be "The Broadway, Ludgate" (not "Broadway, Ludgate Hill"). Check. Lastly, the book must have blank endpapers (no ads), and it must have a blank final leaf (again, no ads). Alas, this copy does have such ads -- so this is a very early, but not quite first, state; since ads only are affected, it is possible that this is the later state of the first printing.~Most importantly, this copy is still in the extremely fragile glazed pictorial paper-covered boards (a great scene -- a pensive skeleton). These "yellowback" volumes were sold at railway stations, intended for one-time reading (on board), followed by disposal.~Condition is very good-plus, with minor edge-wear but with the spine, remarkably, still present. This is quite a scarce Twain volume, bordering on "rare" for the original binding; the four copies cited by Blanck, in various institutional collections including Yale and the New York Public Library, are all reprints. Blanck 3340; Johnson p. 124; McBride p. 27. Housed in a cloth slipcase with (cracked) leather label.~Provenance: (1) at the top of the title page is the signature T.A. Scott and the date "13/7/72"; (2) the title verso is signed in pencil by Merle Johnson, author of the 1935 Twain bibliography, after his penciled statement "Spectator gives date of this book as in the week ending May 25, 1872. All of articles' presumably 1st English appearance"; (3) small leather "Blairhame" bookplate of Mrs. J. Insley Blair.

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        Des tremblements

      111 pp., (1), 7 pl. h.t, 1 Paris, P. Asselin, successeur de Béchet Jeune et Labbé, 1872, in-8, 111 pp, (1), 7 pl. h.t, 1 facsimilé de lettre manuscrite h.t, broché, couverture imprimée, Première édition de la thèse présentée au concours pour l'agrégation en section de médecine et médecine légale, soutenue en 1872, par le docteur Charles Fernet (1838-1919), ancien interne des hôpitaux de Paris. Fernet fut par la suite médecin, écrivain et professeur à la Faculté de médecine de Paris. Cette thèse présente le tremblement sénile, la paralysie agitante, la sclérose en plaque, les tremblements toxiques, ainsi que d'autres formes de tremblement (nerveux, symptomatiques, épiphénomènes). Ex-libris docteur Carrier. Dos fragile.

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        Poesie der Einsamkeit in Spanien. Erster Teil. [... Zweiter Teil. Und: ... Dritter und letzter Teil. In zwei Bänden]. Teil drei mit zwei Tafeln.

      (leicht berieben, bestoßen und druckspurig, Rücken leicht aufgehellt, zwei schöne, wohlerhaltene Bände) In zwei handgebundenen braunen Saffianbänden (224 x 152 x 19 / 24 mm) auf jeweils fünf echten, erhabenen Bünden Teile II und III zusammengebunden. Titel und Bandzahl auf zweitem Feld, das Jahr bzw. die Jahre am Fuß. Handgestochene dunkelblaue Seidenkapitale, Kopfgoldschnitt Vorsätze aus braunem Büttenpapier Originalumschläge jeweils am Ende beigebunden. Signiert auf den hinteren Spiegeln unten: "FRIEDA THIERSCH". Mit eigenhändiger, signierter Widmung: "Dem Poeta naturalis Willy Bauer zur freundlichen Erinnerung an einen poeta philologus in München K. Vossler" auf dem zweiten fliegenden Blatt des ersten Bandes. Zusätzlich finden sich in Teil I auf den Seiten 18, 21 und 65, in Teil II auf Seite 99 (radiert, nur noch in Spuren), sowie in Teil III auf den Seiten 54 und 118 jeweils mehrzeilige eigenhändige, den gedruckten Text ergänzende Annotationen Vosslers in Bleistift auf dem unteren weißen Rand dieser Seiten auch einige Textkorrekturen sind, meist in margine mit Bleistift, zu finden.Karl Vossler (1872-1949) hat wie Benedetto Croce, von dessen Gedanken er beeinflußt wurde, durch seine idealistische Sprachphilosophie erheblich zur Überwindung des Positivismus beigetragen. Der Sprache wahrer Charakter ist für ihn ein poetischer zu den Werten aus Religion, Wissenschaft und Kunst steht sie in Beziehung als "Gefäß, Spiegel, Medium, Zeichen oder Symbol" (vgl. Ziegenfuß II,811-12). Vossler, ein Konservativer zu dessen Schülern u.a. Victor Klemperer zählte, gehörte mit Lujo Brentano zu den wenigen Professoren, die sich bereits während der Weimarer Republik öffentlich gegen den Antisemitismus an den Hochschulen äußerten. In einer Phase politisch bedingter Zurückgezogenheit entstand die "Poesie der Einsamkeit in Spanien". 1937 wurde Vossler, der zu den angesehensten Mitgliedern der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften gehörte, seiner Rechte an der Universität enthoben."Frieda Thiersch (geb. 2. Juli 1889 in München gest. 10. Juli 1947 ebd.), mit vollem Namen Bertha Frieda Maria Thiersch, war eine deutsche Kunstbuchbinderin, Einbandgestalterin und Grafikerin, die maßgeblich an der Entwicklung der deutschen Buchkunstbewegung nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg beteiligt war. Als Leiterin der Bremer Binderei war sie für die Gestaltung und Ausführung fast sämtlicher Einbände der Bremer Presse verantwortlich." (Wikipedia).First edition. Bound in brown saffian by Frieda Thiersch and signed on the lower turn-ins, top edge gilt. Inscribed and signed by Vossler to Willy Bauer, and with marginal annotations in pencil by Vossler. Spines lightly faded, internal condition fine. - Einbände an den Bünden leicht berieben, Rücken etwas aufgehellt, Band I mit kleiner Druckstelle auf dem hinteren Deckel, Bände II/III mit leichtem Lichtschatten, sonst und innen wohlerhalten. Durch die Widmung, die Handeinbände und die eigenhändigen Ergänzungen ein Unikat. Bauer, Willy (Provenienz) - Erste Ausgabe. "Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften" Jg. 1935, Heft 7 Jg. 1936, Heft 1 & Jg. 1938, Heft 1. - RFM. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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      London 1872 - Steel engraving with original hand colour, dissected into 15 sections and mounted on original linen, folding into original dark green cloth covers, with printed paper label to front cover and publisher’s advertisements to verso of map inside of front cover (Good, map with original colours still fresh, light, even toning with two light stains in upper left quadrant; cover with wear to spine which is reinforced with archival gauze, label worn with loss), 57 x 45 cm (22.5 x 18 inches). Extremely rare - a seemingly unrecorded very early example of James Wyld’s historically important map depicting the diamond and gold fields of South Africa, a map that literally showcases the genesis of modern of South Africa. This historically important and fascinating separately-issued map is perhaps the earliest example of James Wyld the Younger’s map series depicting the diamond and gold fields of South Africa to come to market in some decades, being the apparently unrecorded second state of the series (the first state is known in only a single example). This would also make it one of the earliest separately-issued South African diamond maps. Published in 1872, at the height of the ‘Diamond Rush’ barely five years after the first discovery of diamonds in South Africa, its focus is the ‘Diamond Region’ (coloured in light blue) that straddled the disputed border region between the British Cape Colony and the Afrikaner republic of the Orange Free State. It also shows the newly exploited gold fields in Mozambique and in what is today Zimbabwe (coloured in yellow). The discovery of diamonds was the first step in the ‘Mineral Revolution’ that utterly transformed South Africa’s politics, economy and society, underpinning the development of the modern nation. This map, perhaps more clearly than any other document, illustrates the genesis of the revolution, and is thus in and of itself an important artefact of the era. The fact that this particular example of the map, a portable edition folding into its original covers, showing signs of practical use in the field (quite possibly by a diamond or gold miner!), only adds to the palpable sense that the map is a part of the same story it tells. The map takes in much of Southern Africa, including all of modern day South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, as well as parts of Mozambique, Zambia and Namibia. Issued by James Wyld the Younger, then perhaps the world’s leading map publisher, it is based on the most accurate geographic information available, for Wyld had long had a line on the most authoritative and ground-breaking sources, having produced several progressively updated general maps of South Africa since 1843, with the first issue of his special Diamond & Gold map being issued in 1871. The Diamond and Gold Regions are clearly marked, while all the major routes to the mineral fields are highlighted in red, with the map meticulously labeling all significant cities, towns and villages, as well as major roads, rivers, geographical features and political jurisdictions. That being said, many areas beyond the realm of European settlement are little known, with vast expanses remaining complete enigmas. The British domains of the Cape Colony and Natal, outlined in pink, take up all of western and coastal South Africa. In the interior northeast are the independent Afrikaner Republics of Transvaal (outlined in orange) and the Orange Free State (outlined in green), the latter of which is shown to have an undefined border with the Cape Colony, a matter which would lead to disputes and warfare in the near future, as diamonds made this land a prize worth fighting for. To the east, is Portuguese Mozambique, while to the north are the lands of the Mashona (Shona) and Matabele (Ndeble) peoples, in today’s Zimbabwe. Historical Context: Diamonds, Gold, War and the Foundation of Modern South Africa The present work is one of the very earliest maps to depict the momentous events that would dramatically alter both the history of

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        Éducation des chenilles

      136 pp. manuscrites à l'encre Fontainebleau, 1872, in-12, 136 pp. manuscrites à l'encre noire sur papier réglé au crayon, 1 dessin original, toile anthracite muette, Manuscrit original de cette étude d'Étienne Berce sur l'éducation des chenilles, signée et datée par lui-même en fin d'ouvrage. Ce manuscrit fut publié la même année chez Deyrolle, accompagné d'un traité sur le verre à soie, sous le titre suivant : Guide de l'éleveur de chenilles... par É. Berce, suivi d'un traité spécial de l'éducation des chenilles produisant de la soie. Ce manuscrit, à l'écriture soigneuse, est enrichi d'un charmant dessin à la plume en fin d'ouvrage représentant une cage d'élevage des chenilles. Ce guide offre une explication détaillée de l'élevage des chenilles : leur régime alimentaire, leur cycle, leur conservation ou encore les outils nécessaires à leur éducation. Jean-Étienne Berce (1801-1879), entomologiste français et président de la Société entomologique de France, commença à s'intéresser aux insectes, et plus particulièrement à l'élevage des chenilles, car la question de la sériciculture prenait une certaine ampleur à l'époque. Il est surtout célèbre pour sa Faune des lépidoptères de France publiée en 1867. Par ailleurs, il reçut plusieurs prix dont le Prix Dollfus en 1873. Bon état.

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        Havengezicht Rotterdam - Eugène Rensburg, 1918.

      HAVENGEZICHT ROTTERDAMTekening met Oostindische inkt en aquarelverf van de hand van Eugène Rensburg (1872-1956), gesigneerd 'Eug. Rensburg. 1918â?'. 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 Entrepôt, 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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      Griffith and Farran, London 1872 - 12mo, hardcover. Here is the Holy Grail for Jules Verne collectors. A first edition, first printing of one of Verne's most popular works. November 1871, dated 1872 as issued: 1st UK Edition. first edition ever printed in English. Date in Roman numerals. Has first printing indicators such as "The Descent of the Crater" plate as frontispiece and missing 121/122 pagination. Rebound in three quarter dark blue calf on textured blue cloth. Gilt tooling and titles to spine. Spine has a slight slant and the leather shows some wear to the corners and top edge of spine, endpapers browned and there has been some partial, sympathetic reinforcement of the back of the frontispiece and previous facing page, original owner's gift inscription dated February 5th 1872 on front free endpaper. The text block in the main in good order and illustrated by 52 engravings by Riou throughout - all illustrations are present, frontispiece separating only slightly at bottom of gutter, else very pleasing and clean inside. No adverts. Originally published in French in 1867, this UK edition cost £7.00 which proved to be much too expensive for the buying public, resulting in few sold. Supremely rare, supremely desirable to Verne collectors. Please e-mail for more pictures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'année terrible

      - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1872, 15,5x24cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 150 copie numerate in Olanda, solo carta di grandi dimensioni 25, dopo la Cina. Dos e piatti molto leggermente e marginalmente insolated non gravi, copia altrimenti andava bene. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 25 Chine. Dos et plats très légèrement et marginalement insolés sans gravité, sinon  bel exemplaire.

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        Nouveau manuel de médecine homoeopathique

      4 volumes in-12 de I. XX, 396 Paris, J.B. Baillière et fils, 1872, , 4 volumes in-12 de I. XX, 396 et 24 pages de catalogues Baillière ; de II. (4), pages 397 à 816 ; de III. de (4) et 396 pages ; et de IV. (4), pages 397 à 812, bradel moderne (convertures d'origines conservées), Huitième édition revue et considérablement augmentée de cet ouvrage qui connut un énorme succès et fut publié pour la première fois en 1840. Les 2 volumes de la première partie constituent un manuel de matière médicale (ou résumé des principaux effets des médicaments homéopathiques avec indication des observations cliniques) ; les deux de la seconde partie forment un répertoire thérapeutique et symptomatologique. Mouillures.

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      [V.p., 1872. [105];[241]pp. Oblong folio. Contemporary full calf, gilt and blind tooled, a.e.g. Hinges reinforced, light shelf wear. Internally clean. Executed in a neat, legible hand. Near fine. Two important historical manuscripts by Col. Joseph Audenried, giving an account of his service in the Civil War, during which he was a participant in many of the most significant actions, and of Gen. William T. Sherman's European tour, which took place over the course of ten months in 1871 and 1872. Joseph Crain Audenried (1839-1880) was born in Pennsylvania and graduated from West Point in 1861. Breveted a second lieutenant, he assisted in organizing and training troops in Washington before being assigned as aide-de-camp to General Daniel Tyler, one of the commanders at the First Battle of Bull Run. In March, 1862, Audenried transferred to the staff of Gen. William H. Emory, and four months later to the staff of Gen. Edwin Sumner, where he served as aide-de- camp. Audenried was seriously wounded at Antietam, was cited by Sumner for gallantry, and breveted to captain. After Sumner's death in March, 1863, Audenried was briefly assigned to Gen. Wool's command, and then travelled to the western theatre to join Ulysses S. Grant's staff, where he participated in the fall of Vicksburg. In October, 1863, Audenried was transferred to Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's command, and he served as Sherman's aide-de-camp and principal assistant until his death in 1880 at age forty. With Sherman, Audenried participated in the events for which Sherman is most famous - the siege of Atlanta, the March to the Sea and the March through the Carolinas. Audenried's memoir provides a detailed account of the major occurrences and campaigns in which he was a central figure, including a transcription of his daily diary entries from the March to the Sea. The second, lengthier manuscript documents Sherman's tour through Europe in the early 1870s, and describes the places they went and people they met, their observations and experiences. Sherman had been made Commanding General of the U.S. Army in 1869, and his lengthy tour was part diplomatic mission and part goodwill tour, but also an opportunity for him to gauge the military situation in Europe and to visit battlefields of the Franco-Prussian and Crimean wars. Sherman and Audenried were joined by Ulysses S. Grant's son, Lt. Frederick Grant, and the party saw a number of places during their extensive journey. They travelled from New York to Spain, and then across France to Italy, from there to Malta and Egypt, to Turkey and Russia, and then to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, Scotland, and Ireland. Audenried kept a journal during the tour in 1871-1872, and the present manuscript is the narrative form of that journal, written by Audenried in 1878. Audenried's journal is the principal source of information on Sherman's Grand Tour, as Sherman discusses the entire ten- month journey in three paragraphs of his two-volume MEMOIRS. Portions of Audenried's account were published in three issues of HARPER'S WEEKLY in 1873. To our knowledge, however, Audenried's complete manuscript has never been published, and he died in 1880, just two years after he wrote the present narrative. Sherman and his party departed New York on board the U.S.S. Wabash on Friday, November 17, 1871 and reached the port of Funchal on the island of Madeira on Tuesday, December 5th, taking less than three weeks to cross the Atlantic. The journal records their travels through each country they visited, describing in great detail the places they saw and the events held in their honor, including dinners hosted by King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, the King of France, and the Sultan of Turkey. Sherman also had an audience with Pope Pius IX, and met with Russian Tsar Alexander II and Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. They visited Pompeii, ascended Vesuvius and the Egyptian pyramids, and toured the battlefields of the Franco-Prussian and Crimean wars. A long part of the journal is devoted to the time spent in Egypt and Cairo, including encounters with Confederate veterans who were serving in the Egyptian Army, a description of the Suez Canal, and a visit to a mosque. On March 20, 1872, the group visited the pyramids, which Audenried, Sherman, and Grant climbed, and then Audenried discusses their journey inside the pyramid itself. When they initially reached Alexandria, they were met by General Charles P. Stone, a veteran of the Union army who was at the time Adjutant General of the Egyptian Army. Stone accompanied them during much of their time in Egypt. From Egypt they sailed for Asia Minor, and arrived at Smyrna in early April, visited Ephesus, and then went on to Constantinople. Audenried describes their visit to the Sultan's palace, and their subsequent meetings with various government officials. From Turkey they went into Russia, visiting Sevastopol (which was besieged during the Crimean War) and Yalta on the Black Sea. Travelling further eastward they came to "Tiflis" (Tblisi, the capital of present-day Georgia), and, then went to Moscow and Saint Petersburg. They were treated warmly in Russia, meeting many members of the Tsar's family and being feted everywhere they went. Their reception in Berlin, however, was quite cool, likely due to the fact that the American government sold some $14 million in arms to the French during the recent Franco-Prussian War. Audenried's journal continues in similar fashion as they travel westward through Europe, with additional stops in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and finally to England and Ireland. They departed Queenstown, Ireland (present- day Cobh) and arrived back in New York in mid-September, 1872. Two fascinating unpublished manuscripts that provide great detail of Joseph Audenried's Civil War experience and of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's journey through Egypt, Turkey, Russia, and Europe, the only detailed firsthand account of this important tour.

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      London: Macmillan and Co. 1872 [1871]. First edition, first printing [first issue]. First edition, first printing [first issue]. With 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Beautifully bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full red crushed morocco with illustration stamped in gilt to the upper board, five raised bands, illustrated compartments and titles in gilt to the spine. Marbled endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. The original red cloth bound in at the rear. A superb fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner?s insriptions or stamps. A beautifully presented first printing of this children?s literary classic. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Le monde microscopique des eaux

      246-58 pp Paris, J. Rothschild, 1872, in-12, 246-58 pp, percaline souple de l'éditeur, Couvertures de livraison conservées. Quelques illustrations en noir dans le texte. L'auteur, Jules Girard (1839-1921), secrétaire-adjoint de la Société de Géographie, est connu pour ses publications en Sciences et Vie de la Terre et en Biologie comme Le monde microscopique des eaux (1872), Les plantes étudiées au microscope (1872), Recherches sur l'instabilité des continents et du niveau des mers (1886) et ses cours professés à l'École Normale Supérieure. Plusieurs parties composent l'ouvrage notamment sur la vie animale dans l'eau ou encore l'animalité indéfinie. Cachet annulé de l'Institut catholique de Paris.

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        Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz in colorierten Abbildungen nach der Natur und in natütlicher grösse.

      Dritte auflage. Erster-Vierter Band. Mit systematisch geordnetem text von C.A. Kranz. München, Christian Kaiser, 1872, - 4 vol. in-18, pp. (2), XX, 21, 18; 21, 18; 21, 18; 21, 18; attraente leg. edit. t. tela con decoraz. oro figurata sui piatti, tit. e fregi oro ai dorsi. Con un antiporta e 400 deliziose tavole in litografia a colori numerate, riproducenti con precisione ed eleganza i fiori delle Alpi tedesche e svizzere, col nome latino e tedesco in calce. Terza edizione di questo affascinante e non comune atlante ''tascabile'' di flora alpina, apparso per la prima volta in 3 vol. nel 1843-56. Ottimo esempl. in legatura originale. Perret 4532 e ACL 332 (altre ediz.). Nissen 2119. Pritzel 10040. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'histoire de France, racontée à mes petits enfants

      - Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1872 - 1876, grand in-8 (19x27,5cm), 5 volumes reliés. - Edizione illustrata con 75 legno inserto per Volume 1, Volume 2 66, 74 Volume 3, 94 Volume 4, e 85 del volume 5, tutti disegnati da Alphonse de Neuville, Philipoteaux .. . il quinto libro è stato scritto da madame de Witt, figlia dell'autore, secondo le note lasciate da uno. Alcuni colori carte. editor di cartone Magnier Charles firmato coda, rosso e oro. Metà dolore rosso percaline piatto. Indietro con false nervi decorato con quattro emblemi della regalità francese: la salamandra, il sole, delfini e una falce di luna. I piatti decorati con un grande cuscinetto rosso e targa d'oro in medaglioni figure di molti re su sfondo rosso di fogliame. scintillante guardie bianche. Solo il piatto superiore e inferiore del primo volume reca alcune carenze di doratura a basso margine e angolari gigli altro magnifico esempio, in condizioni superbe, perfettamente freschi, fogli, bianca incontaminata. Si noti che il quinto volume viene successivamente è comparso in un rosso vivo e vermiglio. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée de 75 hors-texte sur bois pour le tome 1, 66 pour le tome 2, 74 pour le tome 3, 94 pour le tome 4, et 85 pour le tome 5, le tout dessiné par Alphonse de Neuville, Philipoteaux... Le cinquième tome a été rédigé par Madame de Witt, fille de l'auteur, d'après les notes laissées par celui-ci. Quelques cartes couleurs. Bonne réunion des premiers tirages de ce texte qui a paru de 1872 à 1876. Cartonnage d'éditeur signé en queue Charles Magnier, rouge et or. Demi chagrin rouge à plat de percaline. Dos à faux nerfs orné de quatre emblèmes de la royauté française : la salamandre, le soleil, les dauphins et un croissant de lune. Plats orné d'une grande plaque rouge et or portant dans des médaillons les chiffres de plusieurs rois, sur fond de feuillage rouge. Gardes moirées blanches. Quelques légères traces de frottement en coiffes et mors, petites virgules blanches sur une petite zone du plat inférieur du tome V, sinon, magnifique exemplaire, dans un état superbe, parfaitement frais, au papier bien blanc, immaculé (malgré parfois de rares et pâles rousseurs).  Ministre de l'instruction publique, Guizot joua un rôle clef dans l'histoire de l'enseignement et cet ouvrage est le fruit de ses réflexions.

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        LOS CÓDIGOS ESPAÑOLES. Concordados y anotados. I. Introducción. Liber Judicum. El Fuero Juzgo. El Fuero Viejo de Castilla. Las Leyes del Estilo. El Fuero Real. El Ordenamiento de Alcalá. II-V. Código de las Siete Partidas e Indice de las Leyes. VI. Espéculo. Leyes para los Adelantados Mayores. Leyes Nuevas. Ordenamiento de Las Tafurerías. Ordenanzas Reales de Castilla. Leyes de Toro. VII-X. Novísima Recopilación. XI. Leyes de la Nueva Recopilación que no han sido comprendidas en la novísima. XII. Nueva Recopilación. Autos Acordados. Ordenanzas de Bilbao. 2ª edición. Glosadas por.

      1872 - Madrid. Imprenta de Julián Peña. Antonio de San Martín Editor. 1872-1873. Doce volúmenes. O.C. Infolio, lxxxiii-485pp-1h, xlv-572pp, 2h-824pp, 2h-519pp, 2h-745pp, 2h-567pp, xv-547pp, 2h-726pp, 2h-576pp, 2h-559pp, 2h-454pp, 551pp y vuelta. Marca del impresor xilográfica grabada en cada portada. Bonita encuadernación toda piel española época, doble tejuelo, hierros dorados en lomera. Mínimos exponentes del lapso del tiempo: algunas puntas y cejas de pie apenas rozadas, mínima - no perceptible- pérdida en cabeza de lomera, al vol. viii. Salvo ésto, excelente ejemplar y bien encuadernado, muy limpio y sin uso aparente después de siglo y medio. Texto a doble columna. CCPB001003698-9. Palau. 56074.

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        English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants. Edited by John T. Boswell Syme. Third edition. Enlarged, re-arranged according to the natural orders, and entirely revised. Bände 1-11 (von 12).

      London, Harwicke, 1863-1872. - Gr.-Oktav (26,5 x 17 cm). Mit 1838 (16 doppelblattgroßen) kolorierten lithographierten Tafeln. Grüne Original-Leinenbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägten Deckeltiteln sowie blindgeprägten Eckfleurons und Kopfgoldschnitt (Ecken und Kapitale leicht bestoßen, Kanten und Gelenke teilweise etwas stärker berieben, partiell mit kleineren Einrissen bzw. Fehlstellen im Bezug). Nissen BBI 2227. – Das bekannte Pflanzenwerk in der dritten, komplett überarbeiteten Ausgabe und hier erstmals mit den Illustrationen John Edward Sowerbys, dem Enkel des Gründers des Werkes (James Sowerby, 1757-1822). Ohne den erst 1886 von N. E. Brown herausgegebenen Band 12 sowie den 1902 erschienenen Supplementband. 2 Textblatt sowie 2 Tafeln lose, Tafel CCCXII fehlt, teils schwach gebräunt und stockfleckig. – ENGLISH: Vols. 1-11 (out of 12 plus supplement). With 1838 (16 double-page) colored lithographic plates. Publisher’s green cloth, richly gilt (spines and corners bumped, edges rubbed). Without vol. 12 published first 14 years after vol. 11 and without the supplement published another 16 years later, in 1902, both by N. E. Brown. Lacking plate 312. Two text-leaves and two plates loose, minorily browned and foxed in places, but all together a very attractive set! – Third edition of the work, for the first time with the illustrations by John Edward Sowerby’s grandson to the founder of the series. 15000 g

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        Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada-Wallace Stegner's Copy

      Boston, Massachusetts: James R. Osgood and Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. Rust red beveled boards with moderate chipping and edge wear. Top of spine is chipping and fraying. Top edge gilt. Binding is tight with very slight cracking to front and back gutter. Interior is clean; no margianlia found. Signed by Wallace Stegner on first free endpaper. This is a geological history of the Sierras and recounts King's experiences as a mountain climber and a member of the Whitney expedition. Howes K-148. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 292 pages .

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        Ancient Faiths Embodied in Ancient Names; An Attempt to Trace the Religious Belief, Sacred Rites, and Holy Emblems of Certain Nations By an Interpretations of the Names Given Children By Priestly Authority, or Assumed By Prophets, Kings, and Hierarchs (Two Volumes)

      London: Trubner & Co., 1872. Second Editon, Revised. Hardcover. Very Good. Two Volume Set. Thick octavo. Bound in brown cloth with decorated panels stamped in gilt with ancient god figures to boards, gilt titles and figures to spine. Beveled edges. Volume I: [xviv],792 pages. Volume II: [xvi], 1028 pages. Illustrated with 12 Plates with numerous line drawings in text. Former owner's bookplate to front paste down. Paper split at hinges but binding still holding strong. There is wear to all corners and light edge wear to spine ends. Light areas of discoloration to the rear board of volume one. Many pages remain unopened, mostly in volume two. A VERY GOOD SET. Quite scarce. The title of this epic work is misleading. It is not a list of names of persons analyzed. It is more an encyclopedia of pagan and mystical symbols, types and forms of worship, gods, goddesses, divination systems, holy words, and more, from many ancient cultures. There is a very strong emphasis on the sexual nature of all emblems, symbolism and ritual, throughout the work. The author's vast research shows that he was very well acquainted with the languages and literatures of antiquity. He presents an immense amount of curious lore with regard to the sacred rites and ceremonies of ancient religions. The symbols, emblems and images which have served as representatives of Deity, and which have received worship from man, are shown to be much the same the world over. Inman traces these emblems, etc., through the Egyptian, Assyrian, Hebrew, Syrian, and other religions. A very odd work indeed.

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        Through The Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1872 Illustrated by John Tenniel. First edition, first printing, with "wade" instead of "wabe" to page 21. Original publisher's red cloth, with an illustration of the Red Queen to the front board in gilt, with an illustration of the White Queen to the rear panel in gilt, all edges gilt, black coated endpapers. About near fine, with the spine light cracked and holding at pages 128/129, otherwise sturdy binding, some toning to the spine, minor soiling to the rear board, some light wear and rubbing to the otherwise clean binding, some light spotting to the endpapers, former owner's 1872 inscription to the front free endpaper, binder's plate of Burns & Co. (the official Macmillan binders) to the rear pastedown, a few faint and scattered smudges to the otherwise very clean pages. A very sturdy and tight copy, free of any repairs or restoration. Scarce in this condition. Housed in a custom clamshell box. 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. Throughout the novel, Carroll includes nonsense poetry, including the playful and popular "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. This volume's beautiful binding complements the fine condition of the text block and the quality of illustrations without losing the aesthetic of the original publication; Bayntun-Riviere's covers mimic the Appleton binding in color and design.. Illus. by Tenniel, John. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Le Avventure D'Alice Nel Paese Delle Meraviglie.

      FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE IN ITALIAN. 1vol., illustrated by Tenniel. Bound in the remainder binding of smooth red cloth, covers ruled in blind, top edge gilt.

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        ROTTENBURG/Laaber. Gesamtansicht mit der Burg.

      - Farblithographie von Carl August Lebschée, gedruckt bei Obpacher, in der Platte sign. und dat. 1872, 30 x 41 cm. Lentner 10319: "Sehr selten!". - Mit ca. 2 cm Rand. Kräftig in den Farben und wohl erhalten.

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        Pianta Topografica di Roma coll'indicazione dell'alluvione del Decembre 1870 redatta per cura dell' Giuseppe Partini

      1872. Grande pianta murale della città di Roma molto particolareggiata e dettagliata con indicate, con colore turchino, le zone alluvionate dal Tevere nel 1870. In basso a destra sono elencati i XIV Rioni di Roma ed al lato sinistro l'Indice di oltre 600 rimandi mm 1190x1598

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1872 - 1872 Original Paperback Wisden, Original Rear Cover.

      1872. Hi, This lot is an Original 1872 Wisden Paperback - 9th Edition. It has the original rear cover but with facsimile spine and front cover. This is in Very Good condition, the rear cover has a small repair to the top and a mark around the base, the front cover and spine are new and of high quality. Internally there is a small staining mark to the base but the pages inside are very nice and clean with very white pages, hardly a spot to talk about. A great chance to own a first 15 Wisden with an Original Cover New spine professionally added which makes the book readable and stops it falling apart. Original paperback available for ?4000.

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        Seiyo ryori shinan [trans.: How to Cook Western Cuisine]

      Numerous illus. in the text (one double-page & in color). 28; 42 folding leaves. Two vols. Small 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block-printed title label on upper covers, modern stitching. Tokyo: 1872. First edition of this rare work, one of the two earliest books to introduce Western cooking techniques and recipes into Japan (the other is Kanagaki's Seiyo Ryoritsu, published in the same year). Both were written for the purpose of improving the nutrition of the Japanese. Vol. I describes Western cooking utensils including ovens, pots and saute pans, pans to poach fish, tableware, how to fold napkins, glasses, carving knives, decanters, serving dishes, candelabras, gravy boats, etc. Vol. II provides recipes divided by their ingredients: fish, meat, vegetables, and desserts. This is the first work to include the recipe for the beloved "curry and rice" which is still so popular in Japan. The illustrations depict the cooking utensils mentioned above. The double-page colored illustration shows four Japanese men at a Western-style dining table, being served Western foods by a woman. The four men and the woman are all dressed in Western-style clothes. Fine copy.

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