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        LES AMOURS PASTORALES DE DAPHNIS ET DE CHLOÉ

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1872. This is an attractively bound rendition of Longus' charming pastoral novel, a unique combination of decadence and sweet innocence, appearing here in the popular translation of Jacques Amyot (1513-93), first printed in 1559 and always recognized for its graceful style. A rough contemporary of, and certainly the equal in technique to, binders like Trautz, Marius Michel père, Lortic, and Cuzin, the elder Chambolle served his apprenticeship under Hippolyte Duru, and later formed a partnership with him. Duncan & De Bartha says that this collaboration began "at some point" and suggests that the partnership was formed after Chambolle established a premises at 20 rue de Savoie in 1873, but the date of our binding seems to indicate that the two binders had worked together, at least for a period, before that time. Chambolle's son continued the business when his father retired in 1898, and although the firm "showed a cautious recognition of the . . . preoccupation with Art Nouveau," classical work was always the mainstay of the Chambolle bindery. (Duncan & De Bartha) In "Modern Bookbindings," Sarah Prideaux says of her contemporary, "Chambolle most worthily continues the traditions associated with the name of his father. As an interpreter of the past, he has a place apart and almost untouched by the main revolutionary movement that has penetrated nearly every atelier in Paris, and modified, if not overturned, its inherited traditions. To him are confided the classics of former times, which he clothes in the styles appropriate to them, keeping to a simplicity of ornamentation which reveals great taste and feeling for composition." The present binding is not stunning, but it is quite pretty, and the sweet ornithological ornaments are certainly charming.. 154 x 90 mm. (6 1/4 x 3 1/2"). In the 1559 translation of Jacques Amyot, followed by the revised translation of Paul-Louis Courier. QUITE PRETTY DARK GREEN CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, BY CHAMBOLLE-DURU (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with French fillet border, a charming pair of love birds at each corner, raised bands, spine compartments with cornerpieces composed of scrolling vines (and another tiny bird) enclosing a centerpiece featuring another pair of affectionate fowl, elaborate gilt turn-ins with multiple rolls and very dense roll featuring more birds, cornucopia, musical instruments, and much vegetation, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. With frontispiece portrait of Amyot (in two states) and six etchings by Boilvin after Prud'hon. A Large Paper Copy. With additional title page and a leaf of ads on vellum. One leaf with neatly repaired small paper flaw in margin, one or two tiny rust spots, but A VERY FINE COPY, clean and fresh internally, with very large margins, and THE CHARMING BINDING IN SPARKLING CONDITION. This is an attractively bound rendition of Longus' charming pastoral novel, a unique combination of decadence and sweet innocence, appearing here in the popular translation of Jacques Amyot (1513-93), first printed in 1559 and always recognized for its graceful style. A rough contemporary of, and certainly the equal in technique to, binders like Trautz, Marius Michel père, Lortic, and Cuzin, the elder Chambolle served his apprenticeship under Hippolyte Duru, and later formed a partnership with him. Duncan & De Bartha says that this collaboration began "at some point" and suggests that the partnership was formed after Chambolle established a premises at 20 rue de Savoie in 1873, but the date of our binding seems to indicate that the two binders had worked together, at least for a period, before that time. Chambolle's son continued the business when his father retired in 1898, and although the firm "showed a cautious recognition of the . . . preoccupation with Art Nouveau," classical work was always the mainstay of the Chambolle bindery. (Duncan & De Bartha) In "Modern Bookbindings," Sarah Prideaux says of her contemporary, "Chambolle most worthily continues the traditions associated with the name of his father. As an interpreter of the past, he has a place apart and almost untouched by the main revolutionary movement that has penetrated nearly every atelier in Paris, and modified, if not overturned, its inherited traditions. To him are confided the classics of former times, which he clothes in the styles appropriate to them, keeping to a simplicity of ornamentation which reveals great taste and feeling for composition." The present binding is not stunning, but it is quite pretty, and the sweet ornithological ornaments are certainly charming.

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        Picturesque America or, The Land We Live In a Delination by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-falls

      D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, NEW YORK 1872 - 2 volumes, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE REQUIRED, gilt on cover and spine, raised ridges on spine, foxing, full page illustrations, corners rubbed, musty odor, marbled end papers, cover and spine rubbed DATE PUBLISHED: 1872 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

      Bell & Daldy, London 1872 - Size: Octavo (standard book size). 8-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All 8 volumes: half gilt-stamped leather and marbled paper over boards, marbled text block and end papers, book plates from previous owner on front paste downs, volumes have about 550 pages each. The volumes have some wear to the leather, especially at corners and spine ends, some staining as well, and a few volumes have scattered foxing on preliminary pages, though overall still very good and highly readable. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 10 lbs 0 oz. Category: Politics & Government; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012292. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beautiful Leaved Plants

      Bell and Daldy, London 1872 - 4to - over 9¾. Book. viii + 144 pp., 60 colored plates. Plates and text generally clean. Protective tissues intact and clean. Minor signs of shelfwear, but gilding in blindstamped design on front board bright. spine gilt design of lattice has faded some but still attractive and vivid. Binding tight. A lovely copy overall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        $1,000,000! PUBLIC LIBRARY OF KENTUCKY. FREE READING FOR ALL AND HALF A MILLION IN GIFTS!! [caption title]

      Louisville: Stackhouse Print, 1872. Broadside, 20 x 5 1/4 inches. Minor foxing, several horizontal folds. Very good. A handsomely produced broadside advertising a lottery to raise money to pay for a magnificent Victorian building, recently purchased for $210,000, to house the Public Library of Kentucky, located in Louisville. The library promised to be "open and free to the gratuitous use and enjoyment of all citizens of every State in the union." The lottery consisted of 100,000 lottery tickets to be sold for the chance at one of 1000 prizes to be handed out at the Second Grand Gift Concert, on Saturday, September 28, 1872. The drawing for the tickets was handled by "blind children from 10 to 15 years of age." The engraved view shows the grand, three-story building flying a large American flag, and dozens of people arriving by foot, by horse and carriage, and by horse- drawn streetcar. OCLC only locates one copy at AAS. Not in Hummel. Rare. OCLC 191285297.

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        A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus

      John Murray, London 1872 - frontis, 2 folding maps, xc, [2], 280p. 19th century 1/2 leather (marbled boards and green leather backstip and corners). Top edge gilt. 22cm. Edges rubbed. Scattered foxing. Wood identified Lake Zorkul as the source of the Oxus (Amu Darya River). The first edition (with a somewhat different title) was published in 1841. This Second edition contains a new Preface by the son of the recently-deceased author and "An Essay on the Geography of the Valley of the Oxus," by Henry Yule. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Ane d'Or ou la Metamorphose. Traduction de Savalete. Preface de J. Andrieux. Avec Nombreuses Gravures Dessinees par A. Racinet and P. Benard

      Paris: A Firmin Didot, 1872. Copy in unique binding by Emile Rousselle; with the addtion (not called for in colophon) of 18 etchings on Japanese vellum after Eisen for various works including Dorat's BAISERS (1770). 8vo; 180 pp; with 77 ilustrations, 8 head pieces and 8 tail pieces after Racinet and Benard, as called for. Bound by EMILE ROUSSELLE: full brown morocco with spine panelled, author, title, and date in gilt on spine, elaborate gilt dentelles surrounding silk doublures of pink, yellow, silver, and lavendar birds, green and yellow butterflies, roses in various shades of pink, marbled endpapers, teg, silk ribbon marker, signed on lower front turn-in. Ex-libris on front endpaper, some scuffing to binding and wear to tips and joints, else fine. This is a reprint of the first edition (1868), but the addition of the 1770's etchings after Eisen make it unique. A lovely book. Carteret V. 3, p. 34.

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        The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

      Bell & Daldy, 1872, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Later Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 8-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All 8 volumes: half gilt-stamped leather and marbled paper over boards, marbled text block and end papers, book plates from previous owner on front paste downs, volumes have about 550 pages each. The volumes have some wear to the leather, especially at corners and spine ends, some staining as well, and a few volumes have scattered foxing on preliminary pages, though overall still very good and highly readable. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 10 lbs 0 oz. Category: Politics & Government; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012292.

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        ALPHABET YAKAMA CONTENANT LES PRIÈRES, LE CANTIQUES ET LE CATÉCHISME DANS LA MÊME LANGUE. A L'USAGE DES ENFANTS DE LA TRIBU DES YAKAMAS, SOUS LE PATRONAGE DES R.R.P.P. JÉSUITES.... SAPSIKUATPAMA TIMASH MAMACHATUMKI...

      Montréal, 1872. [2],104pp., with frontispiece photograph and in-text illustrations; two titlepages, in French and in Yakama. 16mo. 20th-century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, gilt ruled. Small closed closed tear to paper photograph mount, not affecting image. Moderate shelf wear. Bookplate on rear pastedown, institutional stamp on front free endpaper. Light tanning. About very good. Edward Ayer's copy of the first edition of this scarce Yakama language primer. The author, Louis Napoléon St. Onge, re-established the St. Joseph Mission to the Yakama tribe in 1867 after it had been destroyed by American soldiers, who believed the Jesuits to be aiding Indian rebellions, and also published an Old Testament epitome in Chinook. While recovering from an illness in France for a period of eighteen months, St. Onge composed the present work. With a frontispiece photograph of the author. AYER YAKAMA 2. PILLING PROOFSHEETS 3456.

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        Den danske hærs historie til nutiden og Den norske hærs historie indtil 1814. 1. - 2.del. 49709

      Kjøbenhavn 1872 - 76. 8vo. X + (2) + 616 + XIII + 885 s. 35 uniformsplansjer i farger. Karter. Xylografier. Samt. skinnbd. med gulldekor på ryggen. Orig. foromsl. til 1. del medbundet. Ex libris på forsats. Navn på tittelbl. Et pent og velholdt eks.

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        The New Belfrey of Christ Church Oxford a Monograph

      Oxford: James Parker & Co., 1872, 1872. FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 6-3/4" x 4-5/8", original printed brick red wrappers, hinges fine, slight rumpling to foredge of wrappers otherwise VERY GOOD. Carroll's sustained satire on the architecture of the new bell-housing at Christ Church, Oxford. WMGC, 88

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        Bulletin de la Sociéte'de l'Industrie minérale. 2e Série: Tome I, 1872 - Tome X, 1881 (and) Atlas 2e Série: Tome I - X . (First 10 vols (10 textvols. & 10 atlasses) of the second series of 15 vols.)

      Paris, resp. St.Étienne, Dunros, successeur de Victor Dalmont, resp. Au Siège de la Société, 1872-1881. 20 vols. together: 10 vols. 8vo (22,5x15 cm) Texte, and 10 vols. large 4to (30,5x25 cm). Atlas. All the volumes uniformly bound in contemporary blue half cloth, spines gilt with lines, gilt titles; covers marbled paper. Each text-volume with about 600 till 900 pages, with many folding tables, figs in text and 1 engraved plan. The atlasses are all complete: with together 316 double-page plates on 314 leaves, including large folding plates, 1 in colour. Also including 15 double-page maps (5 in colour, i.a. 'L'Amérique'), of which 6 large folding maps. (i.a.'Ronchamp', 'Le bassin de Brassac'). - Dealing with mining engineering ('Mines de houilles, de fer, de plomb', etc.), mineralogy, metallurgy, geology in general, Industrial constructions, ways of transport, and many specialized subjects. - Light brown spots in places, also affecting the plates. - The 6th vol. in 2 parts: "Première Partie: Compte-Rendu du Congrès de Douai". - With all the plates and maps in the 10 atlasses: lithographs by Lantz. - Added: "Table Analytique des Matières dans les 15 tomes formant la 2e Série, 1887". Orig. wrappers. 68 p. (light brown spots). -

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        Through The Looking-Glass, And What Alice Found There (First American Edition)

      Lee And Shepard (Boston) / Lee, Shepard, And Dillingham (New York), 1872. First American Edition. Hardcover. Good. 50 Illustrations By John Tenniel. 1st Printing Ix, 224 Pp. Green Cloth, Gilt. First American Issue With "Wade " For "Wake" On P. 21. Original Brown Endpapers. Wear, Gilt Bright Except Some Wear Through Publisher's Gilt Monogram On Bottom Of Spine, Fraying At Corners And Top 1" Of Rear Spine Edge, Hinges Tight. Former Owner's Name James Duane Moore, 117 E. 17Th Street, New York, On Second Front Free Endpaper, With Pencil Inscription Above. A Decent Example. Copies Of The Alice Books Are Becoming Curiouser And Curiouser In Entirely Original Bindings. .

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        Lecons de Pathologie Experimentale.

      J.B. Bailliere et Fils 1872 - x, 604p. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Actes et paroles 1870 - 1871 - 1872

      1872. Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1872, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1872, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Edizione su carta corrente, è stato girato in Olanda 100 grandi giornali. Bound in rosso a metà dolore, indietro con finalità quattro nervi è regolato con oro punteggiato decorato con pinnacoli dorati e filetto freddo, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, i bordi cosparsi, vincolante contemporaneo. autografo commovente ed eccezionale firmato da Victor Hugo a suo figlio François Victor sulla pagina occhietto: "Per il mio buon Victor V. amato." Un bagnante pallida interessano lettere del nome del dedicatario, macchie rare che interessano principalmente i margini di alcune foglie. Nizza copia arricchita con una dedica commovente di Victor Hugo a suo figlio.   [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale sur papier courant, il a été tiré 100 exemplaires sur Hollande en grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos à quatre fins nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de fleurons dorés et de filet à froid, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque signée de Derveaux fils. Rares rousseurs affectant principalement les marges de certains feuillets. Exceptionnel envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo à son fils François-Victor sur la page de faux-titre : « À mon bien aimé Victor. V. » En 1872, seuls deux des cinq enfants que Victor Hugo a eus avec son épouse Adèle Foucher sont encore en vie : François-Victor, qu'il appelle simplement Victor et sur lequel il reporte son affection, et Adèle, emmurée dans la folie, qui vient d'être internée à son retour de la Barbade. Hugo note alors dans ses carnets : « Il y a tout juste un an, je partais pour Bordeaux avec Charles [son autre fils] qui n'en devait pas revenir vivant. Aujourd'hui je revois Adèle. Que de deuils ! » Mais les tragédies continueront de frapper le vieil écrivain : le « bien-aimé » François-Victor succombera l'année suivante, en 1873, de la tuberculose. François-Victor Hugo est l'auteur d'une monumentale traduction des

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        Les sept journées de la Reine de Navarre suivies de la huitième

      Reprint of the 1559 edition given by Claude Gruget with notes Paul Lacroix containing 72 new divided into 8 days and added three other news, from the Heptameron. Limited to only 120 copies on large paper, this one of 100 on Holland paper unnumbered state with double prints. Illustrated with etchings by Leopold Flammeng.Demi morocco purple vintage wedge. Back with five nerves decorated with gilded finials and small mosaics in green morocco. Date tail. Golden head. wrappers preserved and bound in. Back slightly discolored. Very nice copy, perfectly prepared. Binding signed Champs. Note that serpentes broken away too early, there are burning superimposed on the single opposée.Exemplaire page with a portrait engraved double state, also a second portrait frontispiece, 17 plates in double state boards and 8 additional off- text (a regular copy should possess only 8 boards in total); or 27 boards including 18 double state. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Jouaust, Librairie des Bibliophiles Paris 1872 4 tomes en 4 volumes in-8 (14,5cm x 22cm) relié

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        Mischtechnik in Wasserfarben und Aquarell: Romantische Szene, signiert

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

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        Archive of Crimean War Sgt. Peter Leicht with two letters from General Charles Gordon and a report of Leicht's duties while serving

      Galatz, 1872. "The archive includes two letters from General Gordon dated March 23, 1872 from Galatz. The first letter is to Peter Leitch from Gordon expressing his feelings about Leicht leaving. Gordon writes, ""it is a great mistake and loss to us. Your age would give us at least 10 years more good work and we would gain by your experience . . ."" The other letter on the opposing side of this letter serves as a recommendation for Leicht reading part, ""I can testify to his integrity, zeal and ability in the perfomrance of his duties . . . I regret extremely by his leaving the service which he has so well and faithfully acquitted himself."" Both letters are signed by Gordon. The other two items in the archive are a marriage license dated July 27, 1899 between Charles Tye and Harriet Leicht. This certified copy is dated Dec. 30, 1915. Harriet was Peter's widow. The third item is a list of written extracts from ""Connolly's History of the (Royal Engineer) Royal Sapper and Miners and General Porters' history of the Corps of Royal Engineers. Written on Royal Engineer Horseguard official letterhead with an embossed seal. The excerpts are about the construction of a battery, ""The added work was partly constructed in the day under fire as was also the laying of the platforms - Corporal Peter Leicht promoted to Sergeant (was the principal officer in charge of the huts sent from this country to the Armied; and severely wounded in the assault on the Redan on 8. Sept. 1855) . . . ."" Also mentioned is the Siege of Sebastopal, ""The Carpenters, 16 in number were chosen men under Leitch, the master carpenter of the night attack, who had been daily in the trenches from the end of June. With energy never before surpassed they laid 4 gun platforms in No. 22."" The document goes on to talk about Leitch's wound to the head after a storming part of sappers, the Knights of the Imperial Order of the Legion of Honour of France, and the Victoria Cross."" Colonel Leicht received the Victoria Cross on June 18, 1856 for gallant deeds performed during the eventful siege. The details of his gallantry read, ""when after approaching it with the leading ladders, he formed a Caponniere across the ditch, as well as a ramp, by fearlessly tearing down gabions from the parapet, and placing them, and filling them until he was disabled from wounds."" The Victoria Cross is the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Royal Engineers Museum. After the British Victory at The Battle of Alma, the British and French force advanced onto Sebastopol. The Russian Fortress naval base was laid under siege. The bombardment began on October 17th. The Allied Commanders General Lord Raglan and General Francois Canrobert decided to bombard the fortress as they did not posses enough forces to take it by storm. A British naval Squadron under the command of Admiral Sir Edmund Lyons bombarded Sebastopol from the sea. An attempt was made to relieve Sebastpol by the Russians by attacking the British supply port of Balaclava on the 25th October but this attempt failed. Prince Menshikov again tried an attack eleven days later on the Heights of Inkerman but this again was beaten off. A third attempt to dislodge the British force, was made on the 16th of August 1855, at the Chernaya River but failed. Several allied attempts in the spring of 1855 to take Sebastopol by storm failed. Finally on the 8th of September the French commanded by General Aimable Pelissier took Malakhov a fortification at the southern end of Sebastopol. The British under their new commander General Simpson (Lord Raglan had died) attacked and took the Redan, only to lose it again. On the 11th of September the Russian abandoned Sebastopol blowing up the defenses and all shipping in the harbour. This event ended the war. Although the Russian force was still intact and not defeated. Czar Alexanader II after the death of his father on March 2nd 1856 singed the final peace terms at the Congress of Paris on March 30th 1856."

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        Bulletin de la Sociéte'de l'Industrie minérale. 2e Série: Tome I, 1872 - Tome X, 1881 (and) Atlas 2e Série: Tome I - X . (First 10 vols (10 textvols. & 10 atlasses) of the second series of 15 vols.) .

      Paris, resp. St.Étienne, Dunros, successeur de Victor Dalmont, resp. Au Siège de la Société, 1872-1881. 20 vols. together: 10 vols. 8vo (22,5x15 cm) Texte, and 10 vols. large 4to (30,5x25 cm). Atlas. All the volumes uniformly bound in contemporary blue half cloth, spines gilt with lines, gilt titles; covers marbled paper. Each text-volume with about 600 till 900 pages, with many folding tables, figs in text and 1 engraved plan. The atlasses are all complete: with together 316 double-page plates on 314 leaves, including large folding plates, 1 in colour. Also including 15 double-page maps (5 in colour, i.a. 'L'Amérique'), of which 6 large folding maps. (i.a.'Ronchamp', 'Le bassin de Brassac'). - Dealing with mining engineering ('Mines de houilles, de fer, de plomb', etc.), mineralogy, metallurgy, geology in general, Industrial constructions, ways of transport, and many specialized subjects. - Light brown spots in places, also affecting the plates. - The 6th vol. in 2 parts: "Première Partie: Compte-Rendu du Congrès de Douai". - With all the plates and maps in the 10 atlasses: lithographs by Lantz. - Added: "Table Analytique des Matières dans les 15 tomes formant la 2e Série, 1887". Orig. wrappers. 68 p. (light brown spots). -.

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        Actes et paroles 1870 - 1871 - 1872

      Michel Lévy frères 1872 - - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1872, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Édition originale sur papier courant, il a été tiré 100 exemplaires sur Hollande en grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos à quatre fins nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de fleurons dorés et de filet à froid, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque signée de Derveaux fils. Rares rousseurs affectant principalement les marges de certains feuillets. Exceptionnel envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo à son fils François-Victor sur la page de faux-titre : « À mon bien aimé Victor. V. » En 1872, seuls deux des cinq enfants que Victor Hugo a eus avec son épouse Adèle Foucher sont encore en vie : François-Victor, qu'il appelle simplement Victor et sur lequel il reporte son affection, et Adèle, emmurée dans la folie, qui vient d'être internée à son retour de la Barbade. Hugo note alors dans ses carnets : « Il y a tout juste un an, je partais pour Bordeaux avec Charles [son autre fils] qui n'en devait pas revenir vivant. Aujourd'hui je revois Adèle. Que de deuils ! » Mais les tragédies continueront de frapper le vieil écrivain : le « bien-aimé » François-Victor succombera l'année suivante, en 1873, de la tuberculose. François-Victor Hugo est l'auteur d'une monumentale traduction des œuvres complètes de William Shakespeare, la première respectueuse de la langue du dramaturge anglais : « Pour ceux qui, dans Shakespeare, veulent tout Shakespeare, cette traduction manquait », écrira avec émotion Hugo dans la préface. Agréable exemplaire enrichi d'une très émouvante dédicace de Victor Hugo à son fils. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition on current paper, he was shot in Holland paper 100 leading copies. Bound in red half shagreen, back with four nerves purposes set with gold dotted decorated with gilded finials and cold fillet, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges, contemporary binding. Touching and exceptional autograph signed by Victor Hugo to his son François Victor on the half-title page: "To my good Victor V. loved." A pale wetting affecting letters of the first name of the dedicatee, rare spots mainly affecting the margins of some leaves. Nice copy enriched with a moving dedication of Victor Hugo to his son. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La chanson de Roland

      Edition originale de la traduction de Léon Gautierbindings en demi maroquin bleu outremer signées Creuzevault. Alfred Mame Tours 1872 Grd. et fort in-8 (19x28,5cm) ccj, 325pp. et VII, 507pp. 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés

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        PROCEEDINGS IN THE KU KLUX TRIALS, AT COLUMBIA, S.C.

      Columbia, SC 1872 - PRICE REDUCED FROM $900.00! PROCEEDINGS IN THE KU KLUX TRIALS, AT COLUMBIA, S.C. Columbia, SC 1872. 835, (1), 12 pages. First edition, interior tight and clean excepting minor foxing, retains original printed salmon wrappers, wraps have minor edge chips, neatly repaired at spine, uncommon. Protected by a clear acid-free mylar dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Histoire Générale de Languedoc, avec des notes et les pièces justificatives. En XV TOMES

      1872. PRIVAT Edouard. 1872 - 1885. In-4.Carré. Relié. Etat passable. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable. De 1000 à 2500 pages par volumes. Quelques planches de cartes en noir et blanc. Nombreuses pages non coupées. Etiquettes de code sur la coiffe en-tête et tampons de bibliothèque. Quelques mors fendus. Quelques dos absents, sur les volumes I et VIII. Coins et coupes des plats frottés, avec quelques parties manquantes sur certaines couvertures (Tomes 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, . Manque les 192 premières pages des "Pièces Justificatives" dans le 1er Tome. Mouillures dans le Tome 6.

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        Exploration géologique du Beni Mzab, du Sahara et de la Région des Steppes de la Province d'Alger.

      1872. IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE. 1872. In-4.Carré. Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. Rare ouvrage de 540 pages + 3 planches dépliantes, collationnées, illustrées de cartes en couleurs + 1 planche dépliante en couleurs de plusieurs coupes géologiques. Nombreux schémas et croquis en couleurs, dans le texte. 7 planches collationnées de gravures en Eaux-Fortes. Etiquette de code sur la coiffe en-tête et tampons de bibliothèque sur la page de titre. Page de titre détachée, avec une déchirure de 9 / 10 cm. Coins et coupes des plats frottés. Vues gravées de Guerrara, El Ateuf, Bou Noura, Beni Isguen, Chardain et Melika, Aspect de la Chebka sur l'Oued Ourighlou, Berrian

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        Reise nach der Hohen Tatarei, Yarkand und Kashghar und Rückreise über den Karakoram-Pass. Autorisierte vollständige Ausgabe für Deutschland. Aus dem Englischen von J. E. A. Martin. Mit 14 Illustrationen und 2 Karten.

      Jena, Hermann Costenoble 1872 - 8°. 21,5 cm. XXIII, 420 Seiten, [6] Blatt Illustrationen. Schwarzer Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. (= Bibliothek geographischer Reisen und Entdeckungen älterer und neuerer Zeit. Band 9). Erste Ausgabe. Mit 14 Illustrationen (davon 4 farbige Tafeln, 2 Tafeln in Schwarzweiss, 8 Textillustrationen inklusive Titelvignette, 2 gefaltete Karten "Karte der Route von Leh nach Yarkand & Kashghar" und "Skizze des Landes nördlich von Indien". Einband wenig berieben, Vortitel, Frontispiz und Titelblatt stockfleckig, Karten wenig stockfleckig, ansonsten gutes bis sehr gutes, komplettes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Une ville flottante. Les forceurs de blocus

      - Hetzel, Paris 1872, Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm), 171 (1), relié. - Prima edizione illustrata da Férat primi e cartone recante la firma Magnier parte bassa della schiena. editor di cartone "mazzi di rose Aux" del 3 ° tipo erba verde. Superba primo piatto di freschezza perfetta (ad eccezione di un problema del volume greca top stampa fregio, l'inchiostro che ha un po 'bavée). Torna l'impeccabile piegato tappo leggermente superiore. Seconda copia piatta. Il set è un impeccabile, con gli angoli ben pizzicato. Deploriamo solo le macchie sparse. romana risalente al 1870 e si svolge il Great Eastern, un dirigibile gigantesco a bordo diverse migliaia di persone sulla rotta Liverpool-New York. I corridori blocco è un lungo marittimo avente nuovo quadro per la Guerra di Secessione. Si assiste nella lotta contro il vapore vela. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée par Férat et premier cartonnage portant la signature Magnier au bas du dos.  Cartonnage de l'éditeur "Aux bouquets de roses" du 3e type vert gazon. Superbe première plaque d'une parfaite fraîcheur (hormis un problème d'impression de la frise grecque en haut du volume, l'encre ayant quelque peu bavée). Dos impeccable à la coiffe supérieure légèrement repliée. Second plat exemplaire. L'ensemble est d'une tenue irréprochable, avec les coins bien pincés. On déplorera seulement les rousseurs éparses. Très bel exemplaire. Roman datant de 1870 et qui se déroule sur le Great Eastern, un dirigeable gigantesque avec à son bord plusieurs milliers de personnes, sur le trajet Liverpool-New-York. Les forceurs de blocus est une longue nouvelle maritime ayant pour cadre la guerre de Secession. On y assiste à la lutte de la voile contre la vapeur.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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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        Las Mujeres Españolas, Portuguesas y Americanas. Ilustrada por los más notables artistas españoles y portugueses. Hier nur Titel und 28 Chromolithographien überwiegend aus Band 1 = Spanien.

      Madrid, Miguel Guijarro 1872. 42 x 31,7 cm (Folio). Typographischer Titel und 28 auf Karton montierte und mit goldenen Rahmen versehene Chromolithographien. Ohne den Text, ohne Einband, lose Blätter. Titelblatt stockfleckig und mit Knickfalten und Randschäden. Die Trägerkartons der Chromolithographien papierbedingt stark gebräunt und teils mit Randschäden, Trägerkarton des Chromo-Titels stark gebräunt, angestaubt und mit Einrissen und starken Randschäden. Die Chromolithographien selbst überwiegend gut und sauber, eine (\"Valencia\") durch Verklebungen beschädigt. Mit chromolithographiertem Titel und 27 Chromolithographien mit Darstellung von Frauen in Trachten der einzelnen spanischen Provinzen: Oviedo, Santander, Guadalajara, Barcelona (2 x), Toledo, Salamanca, Murcia, Huesca, Sevilla, Burgos, Ciudad Real, Avila, Alicante, Segovia, Soria, Tarragona, Madrid (2 x), Pontevedra, Valencia, Badajoz, Zamora, Orense, Cáceres, sowie Islas Filipinas (Manila) und Peru (Dama de Lima). Von den spanischen Provinzen fehlt das Blatt \"la Coruña\". Lipperheide Jc 35. Colas 2148. 19. Jahrhundert, Chromolithographie, Kostümkunde, Mode, Spanien / Spain / España, Textilkunde

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Gögler]
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        Lucano (Lugano)

      Lago di Lugano - Lugano 1872 - Rara veduta mm 160x235

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        Fractures par armes à feu. Expectation, résection sous-périostée, évidement, amputation (Armée de la Loire)

      - Germer Baillière, Paris 1872, relié. - Edizione originale. Bound in mezzo zigrino rosso, colonna vertebrale sollevata su quattro bande fissati con doppie reti dorate decorate con doppie scatole fredde ornati di gioielli d'oro nei loro centri, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e carta contreplats al serbatoio, quindi vincolante . Autografo firmato Antonio Chipault, il nome del dedicatario essendo stato tagliato dal legatore che deturpato "... un membro del Consiglio generale del Loiret e membro della commissione amministrativa dell'Ospizio di Orleans .. . " Libro illustrato con piastre 37 colori nel riquadro. Qualche piccolo foxing minore. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de doubles filets dorés orné de doubles caissons à froid ornementés d'un fleuron doré en leurs centres, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé d'Antony Chipault, le nom du dédicataire ayant été rogné par le relieur qui l'a rendu illisible : "... membre du Conseil général du Loiret et membre de la Commission administrative de l'hospice d'Orléans..." Ouvrage illustré de 37 planches en couleurs hors-texte. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Actes et paroles 1870 - 1871 - 1872

      Edition on current paper, he was shot in Holland paper 100 leading copies.Bound in red half shagreen, back with four nerves purposes set with gold dotted decorated with gilded finials and cold fillet, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges, contemporary binding.Touching and exceptional autograph signed by Victor Hugo to his son François Victor on the half-title page: "To my good Victor V. loved."A pale wetting affecting letters of the first name of the dedicatee, rare spots mainly affecting the margins of some leaves.Nice copy enriched with a moving dedication of Victor Hugo to his son.  Michel Lévy frères Paris 1872 11,5x18cm relié

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        Spectator

      , 1872. 1872. ADDISON, Joseph. The Spectator: with a Historical and Biographical Preface by A. Chalmers. Boston: Little, Brown, 1872. Eight volumes. 12mo, contemporary three-quarter polished tan calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $1500.Late 19th-century collected edition of Joseph Addison

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        Enzyklopädisches Wörterbuch der Staatsarzneikunde. Nach dem heutigen Standpunkte der Wissenschaft bearbeitet von Dr. L. Gottlieb Kraus und Dr. W. Pichler in Wien. I., II., III., IV. Band [1 2 3 4].

      Ferdinand Enke Vlg., Erlangen 1872, 1873, 1877, 1878. - je kl.4°, Halbleinwandeinband, II und 608, 612, 898 und 690 Seiten. Von "Aas" bis "Zucker" und Nachträge Einbände berieben, Blöcke etwas stockig, ganz vereinzelt Randanstreichungen in Blei; 1 mit Wasserfleck am unteren Schnitt; sonst schön. Selten und äußerst informativ!

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        Picturesque America

      1872. First Edition . BRYANT, William Cullen, editor. Picturesque America; Or, The Land We Live In. New York: D. Appleton, (1872-74). Two volumes. Thick folio, original full brown morocco, raised bands, ornately stamped covers and spines in blind and gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $2500.First edition in book form of this treasury of 19th-century American views, illustrated with 49 full-page steel-engraved plates, including title pages and frontispiece engraving of Niagara Falls, together with numerous in-text wood engravings, in handsome publisherÂ’s deluxe morocco-gilt bindings.""One of the great books of American illustrationsÂ… The best landscapes engraved in this country are to be found here"" (Hamilton, 216). ""It exemplifies the delight of the American in his own landscape, just as the earlier topographical works do in England"" (David Bland). The superbly-executed steel- and wood-engravings in this work, ""by eminent American artists,"" depict cities and towns (including one of the first images of the City of Cleveland), as well as such rugged natural scenes as Yellowstone Falls, the Smoky Mountains, and Mount Hood. The text was actually written by Oliver B. Bunce, whose phraseology was then edited by Bryant. First published in 48 parts. BAL 1732. Sabin 62692. A bit of foxing to preliminaries in each volume; text and plates generally quite clean. Publisher's morocco bindings clean and handsome, gilt bright. An excellent copy.

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        Viareggio

      1872. Puntasecca firmata e datta in lastra in basos a destra. Magnifica prova, su carta "cina " applicata, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Rara. Londra London 460 200

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius]
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        Autograph inscription signed in:) Eventyr og Historier. Ny Samling.

      Copenhagen, C. A. Reitzel, 1872. - 8vo. (8), 73, (3) pp. Bound with both original wrappers in later half cloth. First edition. Inscribed by the author on half title to Therese Henriques (1833-83), in whose home Andersen was a frequent visitor during the last fifteen years of his life. The house was full of life and happy days as a large circle of both Danish and foreign musicians and artists visited the salons and parties held there. The friendship with Henriques was established in August Bournonville's home, where the poet first heard the young, talented Therese Henriques playing the piano. Immediately, a warm friendship between the two was kindled, and it would last a lifetime. - Provenance: descendants of Henriques family. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free Whitman's Copy

      First edition. Possibly 600 copies printed(University of South Carolina). Lightly rubbed, minor foxing on end papers with offsetting from bookplate at front, else an attractive, near fine copy.*** The title poem was written by the 53 year old Whitman as a commencement address for Dartmouth College on June 26, 1872. It received mixed reviews and a rather hilarious one on June 28 by the New York Post:*** "The Poem (?) of Walt Whitman was thirteen minutes in length, and just that much too long. The house was full when he began, but during the next ten minutes there was a wonderful dispersal. This was the first poem that Mr. Whitman has prepared for such an occasion, and we trust that he will not often be called upon to repeat it." *** Inscribed (March 1893, 1 year after Whitman's death) by Whitman's friend and executor, Horace Traubel, to an unknown recipient (due to Traubel's doctor-esque writing) stating that this copy is from Whitman's personal collection. While signed Whitman pieces are not uncommon, copies of books owned by the man himself are rare. A cool slice of Americana.

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        Spectator

      1872. ADDISON, Joseph. The Spectator: with a Historical and Biographical Preface by A. Chalmers. Boston: Little, Brown, 1872. Eight volumes. 12mo, contemporary three-quarter polished tan calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $1500.Late 19th-century collected edition of Joseph Addison’s seminal periodical, with engraved frontispiece portraits in the first two volumes.Presenting essays by Addison, Richard Steele, Alexander Pope, Thomas Tickell and others, The Spectator, originally published 1711-14, “appeared daily, and was immensely popular, particularly with the new growing middle-class readership… The papers are mainly concerned with manners, morals, and literature. Their object is ‘to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality” (Drabble, 925-6). Addison helped set the pattern and establish the vogue for the periodical in the 18th-century, and cultivated a receptive audience for the emerging art form of the novel. “The Spectator made a mark in English literature, and fixed a form which was adopted with servile fidelity by many succeeding periodicals till the end of the century” (DNB). Armorial bookplate.Light dampstaining to bottom margin of about the first hundred pages of Volume IV. Light dampstaining to calf binding of a few volumes, very little rubbing. A near-fine set.

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        Las Mujeres Espa

      Madrid, Miguel Guijarro 1872 - 42 x 31,7 cm (Folio). Typographischer Titel und 28 auf Karton montierte und mit goldenen Rahmen versehene Chromolithographien. Ohne den Text, ohne Einband, lose Bl

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland G]
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        De Turin è Chambery ou les Vallèes de la Dora et de l'Arc et le Tunnel des Alpes Guide au Tunnel du Mont-Cenis de Turin à Chambéry ou les Vallées de la Dora Riparia et de l'Arc et le Tunnel des Alpes suivi de la continuation du Voyage jusq'à Paris, Lyon et Genève. Avec 50 vignettes et 5 cartes. Quatrième édition. Turin, Louis Beuf, 1872

      1872. in-12, pp.IX, 195, (3). Legatura coeva m.pelle, dorso a nervi con titolo oro. Tre grandi piante topografiche ripiegate f.testo, numerose belle vedute delle località in silografia nel testo. In fine vi è una ''Guide de Turin'' di 16 pp. Ottimo esemplare di questa pregiata guida. Cfr: Perret, Livres de Montagne, n.1156.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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