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        Roma. Antologia Illustrata. Cronaca Artistica, Scientifica, Letteraria ed Industriale. Il giornale si pubblica tutte le domeniche. Editore: P. Cristiano. Direttore: A. Bartolini. Anni I: NN. 1-51 (10/ 11 1872 - 26/10 1873); II: NN. 1-51 (2/11 1873 - 18/10 1874); III: NN. 1-51 (1/11 1874 - 17/10 1875); IV: NN. 1-51 (1/11 1875 - 15/10 1876).

      1872. Roma, Tip. Cuggiani, Santini e C. (poi:) Tip. della Pace, 1872-1876, 4 annate complete riunite in voll. 3, in-4, bella leg. coeva (non omogenea) in mz. pelle con titolo e fregi oro al dorso, pp. VI, (4), 408, (2), VIII, 408, VII, (1), 408, VII, (1), 408. Frontespizio generale delle annate con allegoria di "Roma" in forma muliebre sullo sfondo di San Pietro, numerose ill. xilografiche, nel t., a piena o doppia pagina, molte delle quali dedicate ad architetture, monumenti e vedute di città e temi biblici (da Doré). Superficiali fori di tarlo ai piatti di due voll. Argomenti di: letteratura, belle arti, archeologia, geografia, fisica, meteorologia, igiene, botanica, industrie, meccanica, musica, storia, ecc. Orientamento filopapalino; articoli su: "i beni rapiti alla chiesa" e la legittimità del potere temporale dei papi; la "setta" della Giovine Europa e la "rivoluzione" italiana; il pericolo della libertà di stampa; le teorie di Darwin...

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini]
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        Corpus juris civilis in quatuor partes distinctum [...] cui appendices & auctarii loco, aliquot, quae prioribus hujus formae editionibus defuerunt, adjecta sunt, inprimis Francisci Modii JC. Brugensis ad omnes L. pandectarum & XIII. codicis libros notae [...]. Editio omnium novissima, sacratissimo principi D. Leopoldo [...]. 4 Teile in 2 Bänden.

      4. Mit illustr. Kupfertitel (v. Caspar Merian), einer Portrait-Kupfertafel (Kaiser Leopold) u. zahlr. Holzschn.-Vignetten u. -Initialen im Text. 41 Bll., 18 S., Sp. 19-130, 1872 Sp. 8 Bll., 1024 Sp., 4 Bll., 456 Sp., 6 Bll., 78 Sp., 1 Bl., 282 Sp., Blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Bde. d. Zt. a. 4 Bünden m. Rückenschildern, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt u. je 2 Schließen. Das Corpus Iuris Civilis [...] umfasst das Gesetzeswerk, das von 528 bis 534 n. Chr. im Auftrag des oströmischen Kaisers Justinian [...] zusammengestellt wurde [...]. Der Name Corpus Iuris Civilis ist nicht zeitgenössisch er wurde erst im Humanismus geprägt [...]. Der Name entstammt dem Werk Corpus Iuris Civilis aus dem Jahre 1583 von Dionysius Gothofredus (15491622) [...] (Wikipedia). - Die dekorativen zeitgen. Einbände leicht berieben, bestoßen bzw. fleckig. Rücken m. alten, Vorderdeckeln m. späteren Nummernschildchen. Titelbl. gestempelt. Mit zahlr. zwischengebundenen Blättern m. zeitgen. handschriftl. Register sowie zahlr. alt mont. Blattweisern. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig sowie tlw. (bes. im zweiten Band) wasserrandig. - VD17, 3:305598G Graesse III, 503 Ebert 11033 Stintzing/L. I, 387f.

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        Borland Hall

      - Glasgow and London - James Maclehose andMacmillan and Co, 1872 Book. Hardcover. Two beautifully bound volumes of poetry by Hermann Kunst. HermannKunst is a pseudonym for Walter Charles Smith, a hymnist, poet and minister of the Free Church of Scotland. Hegainedquitethe reputationas a poet, and these twovolumes are anthologies of Smith's work. The second edition of both works. Bothvolumes are bound in a signed MacLehose of Glasgow binding. From the library of Sir Charles Tennat, a Scottish businessman, industrialist and liberal politician. Tennant's bookplate is present to the front pastedowns of both volumes, with the name of the estate he purchased in 1852, The Glen. The Glen is an estate in southern Scotland, where Tennant commissioned the architect David Bryce to design a new house which was completed in 1855. Condition: In full morocco bindings with gilt stamped detailing to the board edges and spines. Signed bindings by Maclehose of Glasgow, stamp to verso of front endpaper. Externally, both volumes are excellent with very minor shelfwear to the joints and extremities. Rear board to Olrig Grange has very minor warping to the top edge. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, Charles Tennant. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINE..

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        An Alphabet. Published by William Heinemann.

      Titelblatt und 26 schöne, großflächige Farblithos (in Schwarz und Ocker mit dezenten Rot-, Blau- und Grünakzenten) und 1 Bl. mit Verlagsanzeigen. Titelblatt mit zweifarbigem Verlegersignet. Original-Halbleinwand-Einband. (Rücken restauriert. Einband etwas gebräunt und an den Kanten teils berieben. Titelblatt etwas fleckig. Tafeln gering randgebräunt). 31x25 cm * Zweite Auflage dieser brühmten Folge des englischschen Jugendstils mit gränzenden Karikaturen. Das mit leichter (britischer) Ironie entworfene Bilderalphabet zählt zu Recht zu den besten Arbeiten des Künstlers. Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (5 February 1872 16 May 1949) was an English painter of still-life, landscape and portraits, also known for his work as a wood-engraver, illustrator, author of children's books and designer for the theatre.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinzelmännchen]
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        An Alphabet By William Nicholson

      Hartkarton Tadellos Text Englisch. ORIGINALAUSGABE, ERSTAUSGABE! Illustrierter Karton-Einband mit Rückentitelei, Buchecken leicht bestossen sonst tadellos. 26 ganzseitige Holzschnitte in Farbe, sauber, unverletzt! Insgesamt exzellenter Zustand!+++ Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (1872/1949) britischer Maler, Grafiker und Illustrator sowie Autor von Kinderbüchern. +++ FIRST AND ORIGINAL EDITION of this beautifully illustrated hardbound book. Book-corners slightly rubbed, else very good. 26 full-size woodcuts in colour by William Nicholson, excellent condition! +++ Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (1872/1949) English painter of still-life, landscape and portraits, also known for his work as a wood-engraver, illustrator, author of children's books and designer for the theatre. +++ 25,4 x 31,4 cm, 0,51 kg. +++ Stichwörter/Keywords: Illustrierte Bücher Rarität Rara

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        Beethoveniana Aufsätze und Mittheilungen . ( angebunden: Zweite Beethoveniana. Nachgelassene Aufsätze.

      ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1872 - 1879 ): Der erste Band mit VIII, 203 Seiten / Der angebundene zweite Band mit X, 590 Seiten. Jeweils mit sehr zahlreichen Notenbeispielen. In einem Halblederband etwas späterer Zeit. Der schmale Einbandrücken mit goldgeprägtem Leder-Titelschildchen *Nottebohm Beethoveniana* sowie umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8 ( 22 x 14,5 cm ). Einband etwas berieben. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder gering stockfleckig, wenige Seiten gering zum Unterrand hin wasserrandig ( nur wenig störend ), wenige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsionen, einige Seiten schwach angeknickt. Papier des zweiten Teils etwas gebräunt. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Der Prozeß Talaat Pascha. Stenographischer Bericht über die Verhandlung gegen den des Mordes an Talaat Pascha angeklagten armen Studenten Salomon Teilirian vor dem Schwurgericht des Landgerichts III zu Berlin, Aktenzeichen: C. J. 22/21, am 2. u. 3. Juni 1921. Mit einem Vorw. von Armin T. Wagner und einem Anhang. Die stenographische Aufnahme erfolgte durch Georg Elgard unt. Mitw. [von] Ludwig Becker. Reg. R. Dr. Müller, Mitgl. d. stenogr. Landesamtes Braunschweig.

      XI, 136 S. OBrosch. 24x16 cm. - KEIN REPRINT! -- unbeschnittenes Exemplar, Ebd. fleckig, Buchrücken beschädigt, S. papierbedingt gebräunt, Klammerung gerostet, Bindung locker. -- Mehmed Talât, bekannt als Talât Bey oder Talât Pascha (* Juli 1872 in Kardschali/Provinz Edirne, heute in Bulgarien 15. März 1921 in Berlin), war Innenminister und Großwesir des Osmanischen Reichs und Führer der Jungtürken. Talât ordnete als Innenminister am 24. April 1915 die Verhaftung armenischer Intellektueller in Istanbul an, was den Völkermord an der armenischen Bevölkerung im Osmanischen Reich einleitete. Talât entstammte kleinen Verhältnissen und repräsentierte eine soziale Aufsteigerschicht, die mit der Jungtürkischen Revolution von 1908 im Osmanischen Reich an die Macht gelangte. Talât Pascha war Freimaurer und als solcher erster Großmeister der Großloge der Freien und Angenommenen Maurer der Türkei. Er war pomakischer Muslim und entstammte einer Bektaschi-Familie. Talât Pascha lebte vom 10. November 1918 bis zu seinem gewaltsamen Tod unter dem Namen Ali Sai in Berlin. Ein deutsches U-Boot brachte Talât, Enver, Cemal Pascha, Doktor Nazim, Bahaettin S,akir und Cemal Azmi in der Nacht vom 2. auf den 3. November 1918 nach Odessa. Am 15. März 1921 erschoss Soghomon Tehlirian Talat Pascha in der Hardenbergstraße in der Nähe seiner Wohnung. Tehlirian war Mitglied des geheimen armenischen Kommandos Operation Nemesis, das die Täter des Genozids an den Armeniern verfolgte und tötete. Er wurde im folgenden Mord-Prozess vom Vorwurf eines Tötungsdeliktes freigesprochen. Talats sterbliche Überreste wurden am 25. Februar 1943 durch das Hitlerregime unter militärischen Ehrenbezeugungen von Berlin nach Istanbul überführt und dort am Abide-i Hürriyet, dem Denkmal der jungtürkischen Revolution von 1908, beigesetzt. [Quelle: Wikipedia]. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. ---

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Kloster]
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        De spectris, lemuribus et magnis, atque insolitis fragoribus, variisque praesagitionibus, quae plerunque obitum hominum, magnas clades, mutationesque Imperiorum praecedunt.

      Mit kl. Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf Titel. 8 Bll., 272 S. HLdr. des 18. Jhdts. Mit Rückenverg. Adams l 299 Wellcome I, 3683 Durling 2745 Graesse IV, 126 Graesse, BMP 81 Thorndike VI, 530 Caillet 6237: "Livre curieux et rare sur les spectres, lémures etc, dûs aux démons, les apparitions des fantômes, des esprits diaboliques et familiers et les accidents merveilleux qui précèdent souvent la mort et la suivent quelquefois". - Wohl erste lateinische Ausgabe, bis ins 17. Jhdt. mehrfach aufgelegt. Von Gespenstern und Nachtmahren wimmelndes Werk des Züricher Theologen Ludwig Lavater, der u.a. gegen den Glauben an das Auftauchen der Seelen der Verstorbenen nach dem Tod kämpft. Solche Erscheinungen seien ganz einfach das Werk böser Dämonen. - Mit Exlibris von Willi Geiger für die Schweizer Zoologin, Parapsychologin und Okkultistin Fanny Moser (1872-1953). - Vorderes Gelenk etwas angerissen, Ecken bestoßen. Titelblatt mit zeitgen. Eintragungen. Die ersten und letzten Blätter etwas feuchtfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Seltene Liebig-Bilder-Serie (unvollständig): Sanguinetti Nr. 011: Enfants diffusent Liebig.

      ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti: Hier eine seltene, unvollständige Serie, die nicht in Deutschland erschienen ist - mit französischem Text bzw. Werbetext " Extrait de Viande Liebig ": Einzelbildverkauf ist möglich - Preis hierfür je Bild 75.- EURO ): Hier die Serie Nr. 11: " Enfants diffusent Liebig " aus dem Jahrgang 1872-1873 ( erste Edition ), gedruckt bei Appel in Paris. ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: " Bambini propagandano lEstratto " ). Von den 12 erschienenen Bildern sind hier 11 Bilder vorhanden: " a: Lextractum carnis Liebig est le salut du pecheuer. / b: Grace au Liebig plus de rejouissance dans le pot au feut. / c: De leau chaude, deux cuillerees, dextrait de viande Liebig et le diner sur lherbe ne laisse plus rien a desirer. / d: La viande est si chere quil faudra renoncer au pot au feu. Achetez douc du Liebig, vous ferez des economies et vos potages seront mieille. / e: A la pension: Plus de bouillon de college, le Liebig donne a ...la force et la sante. / f: Cinq amis a diner et pas de potage! Que faire mon Dieu? Madame oublie son Liebig. / g: Moi je ne sers que dans les maisons ou lon emploie de Liebig pour nest is a manger le boeuf q...idien ( Textzeile teils stark berieben, einige Buchstaben unleserlich, teils handschriftlich verbessert ) / h: A la sortie du theatre, Madame et Monsieur rentrent a la maison pour prendre conjugalement un bon potage Liebig. / ( Nummer i fehlt hier ) / k: Une tasse de bouillon Liebig repare dans lentracte les forces epuisees de lartiste / l: Et cette chere sante? - Merci, merci, grace a lexcellent extrait Liebig, les...reviennent peu a peu ( teils unleserlich ) / m: Fichtre! fameux bouillon! Mon general, jai fait ma provision de Liebig avant de partir pour les grandes manoeuvres. " Zusammen 11 Bilder mit teils deutlichen Gebrauchsspuren ( etwas fleckig und berieben, weißer Außenrand meist beschnitten, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen. - außerordentlich selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Fritz Kochers Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser.

      2 Bll.,128 S., Orig.-Ganzlederbd. mit Titel- und Rückenvergoldung, - Erste Ausgabe - W.G.II, 1 - Sark. 1872 - SBB Yz 9099/50 - Einband gering berieben

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Josef Müller, Inh. El]
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        Fritz Kocher's Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser.

      8vo. Mit illustr. Doppeltitel u. 11 ganzs. Illustr. auf Taf. v. Karl Walser. 128 S. Unbeschnittene OBrosch. m. Deckelillustration v. K. Walser u. Rückentitel. Sarkowski 1872. - WG 1. - Badorrek-Hoguth A 28.1. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten Veröffentlichung mit den Illustrationen des Bruders Karl Walser, der seinerseits mit diesem Buch als Illustrator debütiert. - Enthält: Der Commis. Der Maler. Der Wald. - Einband minimal angestaubt, u. m. geringen Randläsuren, am Vorderdeckel m. kl. hinterlegten Einriß. Die sehr seltene Original-Broschur ansonsten wohlerhalten. Kl. Zensurstempel auf Titel, innen frisch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal Berlin]
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        Brennpunkte des deutschen Sports : Ein Sammelwerk in drei Bänden I-III komplett: Band I: Zwischen den Olympischen Spielen.- II: Sportvölker bereiten sich vor.- III.Die XI.Olmpiade 1936 Berlin.

      3 Bände in 3 (so komplett), 4quer (24x28), 80 104 79 S., mit zahr. Abb, Illustrationen, fotograf Tafeln, sowie 216 + 287 (von 288) + 216 Sammelbildern, OHlnbde, Band 1 etwas berieben, alter Besitzvermerk auf Innenspiegel und Titelblatt, gelegentlich etwas stock- oder fingerfleckig, schöne gepflegte Exemplare der seltenen Reihe, [Köberich, Reklame- und Sammelbilder 1872-1945/(6.Aufl) 21347.1 / 21347.2 / 21347.3].-- Band 1 in der Variante mit dem fotografischen Deckelbild, komplett mit 216 Bildern.-- Band 2 auch mit dem seltenen Bild 24 / es fehlt aber Bild 265 (Darstellung der antiken Olympischen Spiele, Wanderausstellung 5.Tag).-- Band 3 ebenfalls komplett mit allen Bildern.-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche : Bad Wa]
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        The Eagles Nest. Ten Lectures on the Relations of Natural Science to Art, given before the University of Oxford, in Lent term, 1872.

      X,270,(4) S. Ganzpergamentband mit Lederrückenschildchen sowie Innenkantenvergoldung und Buchschnittmalerei. Als Fore-edge Painting Flußlandschaft mit Fischer und Fischerboot. -

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Helmut Mattheis GbR]
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        Principali Monumenti di Roma. Raccolta delle principali vedute di Roma antica e moderna e suoi contorni.

      Quer-Folio (27 x 40 cm). Mit gest. Titel u. 54 großen Kupfern, gestochen von A. Moschetti nach V. Marchi, F. Cicconetti u.a. Hldr. d. Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Deckeltitel. Die schönen Kupfer in kräftigen Abdrucken mit italienischen Beschriftungen entstanden wohl schon in den 1840er Jahren. Ein flauer, stark abweichender Stich ist 1872 datiert. Teils mit Bezeichnung des Druckers Luigi Frezza sowie den beteiligten Künstlern. - Einband gering berieben, nur ganz vereinzelt im Rande kl. Stockflecke, vorwiegend sauber und schön.

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        An Almanac of Twelve Sports By William Nicholson, with Words By Rudyard Kipling.

      Erstausgabe First Edition Hartkarton Gut Text Englisch. ERSTAUSGABE. Illustrierter Karton-Einband, Buchecken leicht bestossen sonst sehr ordentlich, minimale Abriebspuren. Schönes Exlibris auf innerem Buchdeckel. Nicht paginiert (32 Seiten), 12 ganzseitige Farbholzschnitten von William Nicholson, die Monate und Sportarten darstellend. Die Sportarten: Hunting (Jagen), Coursing (Jagdreiten), Racing (Pferderennen), Boating (Bootfahren), Fishing (Angeln), Cricket, Archery (Bogenschießen), Coaching (Kutschefahren), Shooting (Schießen), Golf, Boxing, Skating (Schlittschuhlaufen) Insgesamt gut erhalten. +++ Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (1872/1949) britischer Maler, Grafiker und Illustrator sowie Autor von Kinderbüchern. +++ First edition of this beautifully illustrated hardbound book. Book-corners slightly rubbed, tiny tear on spine letting cloth-binding appear.12 full-size woodcuts in colour by William Nicholson : Hunting, Coursing, Racing, Boating, Fishing, Cricket, Archery, Coaching, Shooting, Golf, Boxing, Skating. Altogether good condition. +++ 25,8 x 32 cm, 0,51 kg. +++ Stichwörter/Keywords: Almanach Sport Illustrierte Bücher Kalender calendar

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        Sacred and Legendary Art. / Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts. / Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts / The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1872-74. Hardcover. 6-volume set. 8vo. Quarter calf and maroon marbled paper over boards, gilt spines. xx, 394pp; xv, pp. 395-818; xlvii, 461pp; lxxv, 344pp; xvi, 398pp; xv, 462pp. All edges marbled. Sepia-tone frontispieces, numerous line drawings and full-page sepia-tone plates, marbled endpapers. Overall very good. Uniformly tight throughout and internally fine, with just minor edgewear, slightly age toned spines and bumped corners. Handsome later printings of this influential set in a custom binding. "Sacred and Legendary Art" (two volumes) is the 1874 seventh edition, with the first volume "Containing Legends of the Angels and Archangels, the Evangelists, the Apostles, the Doctors of the Church, and St. Mary Magdalene, as Represented in the Fine Arts" and the second volume "Containing the Patron Saints, the Martyrs, the Early Bishops, the Hermits, and the Warrior Saints of Christendom, as Represented in the Fine Arts." The second series is "Legends of the Monastic Orders," and this is the 1872 fifth edition. The third series is "Legends of the Madonna," and this is the 1872 fifth edition. The fourth and final series in "The History of Our Lord" (two volumes) and this is the 1872 third edition, completed after Jameson's death by Lady Eastlake. "English writer Jameson (1794-1860) authored many essays and nonfiction works, but this sextette was art history of a sort never before attempted and represents her main claim to fame. From the library of Wisconsin civic leader JAMES M. LYNCH, chief clerk at the Adjutant General's Office during the Civil War, appointed quartermaster general in 1865. This lovely set was bound in the 1870s and saw little use.

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        Eigenhändiger Brief m.U. Berlin 1.12.1911. 1 S. 8.

      An (Arthur) Kahane (1872-1932), den gleichfalls aus Wien stammenden engen Freund von Max Reinhardt, 1905 bis zu seinem Tod Dramaturg am Deutschen Theater Berlin. "Mir wurde seinerzeit gesagt, daß Herr Baron Gersdorff für mich eine Summe von 800 Mark aufgebracht hat. Da ich bis jetzt erst 500 erhalten habe, wäre es mir lieb, wenn ich den Rest bald bekommen könnte ... Schade daß Du nicht zu meinen Vorträgen kommst. Ich setzte mich dabei mit Euch Allen auseinander! Es handelt sich um die Schönheit, der es an den Kragen geht." Nach seinem zweijährigen Gastspiel in Berlin am Beginn des Jahrhunderts, war er nun wieder im Stern'schen Konservatorium tätig, und hielt Vorträge über 'Ästhetik und Kompositionslehre'. Im Juni war Gustav Mahler begraben worden, dem seine eben fertiggestellte 'Harmonielehre' gewidmet ist. Die Reinschrift der Gurrelieder hatte er im November abgeschlossen, am 9. Dezember die 'Herzgewächse' fertiggestellt, die Galerie Thannhauser in München zeigt in der Ausstellung 'Der Blaue Reiter' vier Gemälde von Schönberg. Der Regisseur Karl von Gersdorff (1866-1914), ein Mitarbeiter Max Reinhardts, stand in dieser Zeit auch in enger Verbindung mit Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

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        Eigenh. Manuskript mit U. Lund, 25. VI. 1872.

      1872. 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. "Carl Johan Tornberg, geb. den 23. Oct. 1807 in Linköping, Residenzstadt der Provinz Ostgotland. Mein Vater, Goldschmidt und ein geachteter Bürger dieser Stadt, opferte mit Bereitwilligkeit seine Ersparnisse, um mir eine gute Erziehung zu geben, und wünschte, daß ich das, was da zu erlernen war, lernen mochte. In der Trivial Schule und Gymnasium der Stadt erhielt ich eine gute Grundlegung meiner Studien, die ich von 1826 an der Universität zu Upsala fortsezte [...], wo ich 1833 [...] promovirt ward. Es war, wie es bey uns noch ist, der erste Schritt ins wirkliche Leben [...]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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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,

      British Admiralty. London. 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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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass -- First American editions in designer bindings

      New York: D. Appleton and Co. / Lee, Shepard and Dillingham, 1872. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 2 volumes. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1866, Appleton) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872, Lee, Shepard), both First American editions published in New York. Freshly bound in full morocco with title label and pictorial cut out under plastic. Both with new marbled endpapers. Original half-title present in Adventures only. Minor fading to the contents. Old ownership signature on half-title of Adventures and title page of Looking Glass. This First American edition of Wonderland used the rejected sheets of the original 1865 London edition and is therefore tantamount to buying the incredibly rare (suppressed) 1865 London Alice except for a different title page. We're throwing in an old creepy doll and the White Rabbit's actual pocket watch (just kidding) to complete the Victorian feel. Digital images available upon request.

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        Through the looking glass

      macmillan 1872 - "Through the Looking Glass", by Lewis Carroll. Macmillan, London. First UK edition, first printing. Rare true first edition of the second Alice in Wonderland book. Spine has been professionally restored. some light marks to boards. some rubbing to extremities. gold gilt edges to pages. contemporary ink inscription to half title page dated dec 1871. text block is very clean and tightly bound. no scribbles or colouring in to pages. tissue guard to frontispiece present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Saggio delle opere di Leonardo da Vinci. Con ventiquattro tavole fotolitografiche di scritture e disegni tratti dal Codice Atlantico.

      Tito di Giovanni Ricordi impresse,, Milano 1872 - Edizione di 300 copie numerate (esemplare n° 141, calligrafato entro decorazione, dedicata al "Membro della Commissione per la pubblicazione del presente Saggio" G. Govi, autografata dal Presidente Carlo Belgiojoso e dal Segregtario del Comitato esecutivo Giuseppe Mongeri). Dall'Indice: Proemio di Carlo Belgiojoso. Note biografiche di Giuseppe Mongeri. Il genio di Leonardo: Leonardo letterato e scienziato di Gilberto Govi, Leonardo scultore e pittore di Camillo Boito. Riproduzioni fotografiche: figure e scritti di Leonardo da Vinci, tratti dal Codice Atlantico, con le spiegazioni di Giuseppe Colombo. Avvertimento. "Il Saggio viene considerato come la prima testimonianza della necessità di avviare l'edizuione completa delle opere vinciane. Questa necessità è figlia del suo tempo: è sul finire del Settecento, infatti, che vengono ritrovati scritti autografi di Leonardo su cui molti studiosi concentrano il loro impegno al fine di studiare e pubblicare un ampio corpus di manoscritti del Vinci quasi interamente sconosciuti. Le tecniche di riproduzione fotomeccanica resero possibile, a partire dagli anni '60 dell'Ottocento, la restituzione di alcuni fogli vinciani, stimolando così le prime pioneristiche pubblicazioni facsimili e l'avvio di una riflessione sui criteri da adottare per la pubblicazione di questa grande quantità di materiale non pienamente conosciuto. Nell'Italia appena unificata, pubblicare Opere dei grandi connazionali veniva visto come un segno di alto valore civile e necessario per la fondazione di un comune spirito nazionale. E' proprio sulla falsariga di questo concetto che nel '72 il Ministro dell'Istruzione, Cesare Correnti, al momento dello svelamento della statua di Leonardo da Vinci eretta a Milano per il Congresso Nazionale Artistico, dichiarò che il maggiore monumento di Leonardo a Milano sarebbe stata un'edizione principe delle sue opere. Lo stesso Correnti istituì la Commissione che avrebbe raccolto notizie intorno ai disegni inediti di Leonardo e alle opere autografe e avrebbe creato successivamente il Saggio, il quale contiene 24 Tavole con riproduzione del Codice Atlantico ma anche del Trivulziano e di alcuni estratti dai manoscritti vinciani dell'Institut de France i quali erano stati prelevati dalla Biblioteca Ambrosiana da Napoleone a fine Settecento." (Cfr. Biblioteca Isimbardi). Esemplare, completo delle XXIV Tavole protette da velina, perfettamente conservato. Legatura editoriale in piena tela percallina, titoli in oro al dorso, pp. VII, 32 - 24 Tavole, in folio (59 x 40 cm.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Welt in Bildern. Orbis pictus. Bilderbuch zur Anschauung und Belehrung. 3. durchgesehene Auflage. Mit über 600 colorirten Abbildungen. 3 Bände

      Leipzig, Ernst Julius Günther 1872 - Doderer-Müller 350. Pilz 385. Seebaß I, 1114; Stuck-Villa II, 54. Wegehaupt II, 1942; Rümann 217 (4. Aufl.). - Die anschaulichen Bilder werden den Kindern im Begleittext ausführlich erklärt und zeigen Szenen aus dem Familienleben, reizvolle Genre- und Handwerkerdarstellungen, volkskundliche Themen, Kinderspiele sowie Tier- und Pflanzendarstellungen. - Die Tafeln im schönen Original-Kolorit, nur geringe Gerbrauchsspuren, Band 3 unter Verwendung des Original-Rücken- und Deckelbezugs erneuert, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar (4), 149; (2), 148; (4), 204 Seiten, 92 kolor. Stahlstich-Tafeln Farblithogr. Original-Halbleinen mit Rückenvergoldung, Gr.8°

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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 Guerre franco-allemande de 1970-71 (20 livraisons en 7 volumes)

      Loescher Editore,Librairie C. Muquardt,Librairie militaire J. Dumaine,Berlin, Ernest Siegfried Mittler et fils,Genève, H. Georg,St. Pétersbourg, H.Schmitzdorff 1872 - Peu commun. In-8 (15,5 x 23,3 cm), reliure demi peau, 20 livraisons en 7 volumes, texte complet en 1466 pages + les suppléments pour 1003 pages, cartes in et hors texte, manquent les atlas, ouvrage rédigé par la section historique du Grand Etat-Major Prussien ; coiffes abîmées, quelques épidermures sur le cuir et marques d'usage sur les plats, coins et coupes frottés, état moyen.

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Évangiles des dimanches et fêtes de l'année.

      P., Bachelin-Deflorenne et Marseille, Alexandre Segouin, 1872, 3 parties en 3 vol. in-4, maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs, compartiment ornés de filets et dentelles dorés en encadrement, plats richement ornés d'un listel de maroquin vert orné d'une frise végétale dorée placé entre deux encadrements de filets et dentelles dorés, encadrement intérieur orné d'une dentelle dorée, gardes de soie décorée, tr. dorées, sous coffret compartimenté et capitonné de soie bouton d'or, pages montées sur onglets. (Z.44) Réimpression de l'édition de Léon Curmer en 1864 ornée de bordures, d'encadrements et de miniatures reproduites par la chromolithographie.- Les Évangiles des dimanches et fêtes de l'année (1ère partie), XLII-169-IV pp. Calendrier des fêtes des saints par mois (pp. IX-XXXIII) ; citations bibliques (pp. XXXIV-XLI) ; Prologue de l'évangile de saint Jean ; Évangile du premier dimanche de l'Avent au dimanche de Quasimodo [1er dimanche après Pâques]". - Les Évangiles des dimanches et fêtes (2de partie), p. 171 à 364-V pp. Évangiles du 2e dimanche après Pâques au 24e dimanche du Temps ordinaire (pp. 171-306) ; Évangiles des fêtes, psaumes, prières, litanies (pp. 306 à 364).- 3e partie. "Les Évangiles des dimanches et fêtes de l'année, suivis de prières à la Sainte Vierge et aux saints. Texte revu par M. l'Abbé Delaunay, curé de Saint-Étienne-du-Mont." XXXI-154-[2] ff.-257 pp. Liste des souscripteurs dont Napoléon III et l'Impératrice, le pape Pie IX et le Tsar Alexandre II (pp. XI-XXIII). La Divine enfance ; La Vie de la Sainte Vierge ; La Passion de Notre-Seigneur Jésus-Christ ; Les Saints et les Saintes (154 pp.) ; Description de l'ornementation des Évangiles (247 pp.), index (pp. 249 à 255).2 petites marques au premier plat de la 1ère partie (dûes aux attaches de la poignée du coffret). Petites usures au coffret. Magnifique exemplaire dans une somptueuse reliure de cette édition de luxe.Vicaire, III, 622.- ATTENTION ! Pendant tout le mois de décembre moins 20% sur tous les ouvrages !

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        A grouping of 21 Letters and Writings of U.S. Senator Daniel W. Voorhees (1872-1893)

      A grouping of 21 Letters and Writings of U.S. Senator Daniel W. Voorhees (1872-1893). A grouping of 20 letters and Correspondence, from the 1870s through most of the 1890s, from Senator Daniel W. Voorhees (1827-97), of Indiana, to John Ewing Risley, his old friend from Terre Haute, Indiana, a fellow attorney who was married to Voorhees?s sister Mary, who later became a prominent attorney in New York and who was appointed as the United States Minister to Denmark in the early 1890s (1893-97). The letters include seven written just after Voorhees lost a bid for re-election to Congress from Indiana in the 1870s, and re-entered the practice of law. Another group of letters was written in the mid-1890s, during the time Voorhees was United States Senator, and was an important member of the Finance Committee during times of Tariff legislation, and also while he was a champion of the creation of the Library of Congress. The latter grouping of letters are written on Senate stationery, and were sent to Risley during the latter?s time in Copenhagen. All of the letters are of a deeply personal nature, and many contain personal feelings, as well as deeply held political positions. The two were evidently close personally and in business. They were partners in Clay County, Indiana, under the name of Voorhees and Risley when practicing law from 1860-1863. Voorhees was representing Risley in some of his cases. Rich in content. Additionally, this offering includes six (6) published speeches of Daniel W. Voorhees between 1859-1895. A brief summation follows 1872-1873 Seven (7) letters from Voorhees while he was serving in the U.S. House of Representatives for Indiana?s 6th district. All letters are to John E. Risley, except one that is to Voorhees? sister (most likely Mary Caroline, the wife of Risley). ? The first letter refers to economic difficulties in the country. The Panic of 1873 and the depression associated with it can be seen in the writings, ?there is scare a dollar in circulation here? and ?I was fully prepared for the general crash when it came.? ? The second letter, to his sister, discusses the health problems of Hallie (probably D.W. V.?s daughter Harriet), ?Her health & life are so much dearer to me than my own that I would willingly die that she might be well.? ? Other letters are to Risley and refer to his failed election (House of Representatives re-election). His focus on business is clear when he says he tends to ?read, talk, dream law.? He discusses business cards and his desire for Risley to be produced in Risley?s taste. He talks of a new partner in the practice and compares the qualities he values in a man to that of a courageous bull dog. ? Other topics include family, health (his physical and mental depression), and work. 1891-1897 The collection contains 13 letters from Senator Voorhees while Risley was serving as U.S. Minister to Denmark from 1893-1897. Voorhees was serving as U.S. Senator and member of the Finance Committee during which were clashes regarding the Tariff legislation. The letters are of a sincerely intimate nature, and contain personal feelings, as well as deeply held political positions. One envelope has Risley?s note that it contained the last letter he received from Voorhees. It is dated February 26, 1897. In it he tells of his plans for the future and reflects on the state of affairs in the country. Voorhees left office on March 3 of that year, and died the next month, on April 10. The letters are honest and eloquent, as Voorhees was a leading orator of his time. In addition to political insight, there are matters of business, family, health, and affection. There are many years, the 1880s for instance, where there are no letters. They were both in the U.S. at the time, and, perhaps, were seeing more of one another. What is in the letters however, provides readers with a good picture of the nature of the Senator, his feelings about many notables of the day, and his brotherly love for Risley. Voorhees discusses shared friends, specifically Miss Burgoyne, and enemies, his interest in Risley?s encounters with the Royal Danish family, he concerns himself with Risley?s health and discusses his own rheumatoid trouble. At length is talk of tariffs, problems with the economy, the difficulties of the Democratic Party being re-elected, and the concern over the Republican Party gerrymandering Indiana. Discussion refers to ?financial paralysis? in 1894, soon after the economic depression-the Panic of 1893. Some interesting comments include: ? On the economy: o ?the internal revenue system cultivated and enlarged, is the highway to commercial liberty? o ?laboring, toiling people of this country are in the clutches of a mighty octopus?combined and concentrated power of monies is flaunting itself in their faces,? ? On his political concern: o ?democratic train was never as badly ditched? ? On McKinley?s gold standard: o ?absolute political insanity? ? On personal relationship with Risley: o ?Now dear Risley sit down at once and write me; don?t for the sake of dear old days put it off as a punishment for my bad conduct. I long to see your handwriting.? Excerpts and summations of a few letters of note: ? Dec 25, 1983 - Discuses the more difficult and exacting work on the revision of the Tariff. ?In the present condition of the business interest of the country a more delicate and indeed perilous undertaking can hard be imagined. The Democratic party has now the hardest struggle before it ever known in its history?? ?Cleveland and Gresham are dead weight in the Hawaiian business and in due time will come out on top?. ? March 9, 1894 ? Discussion on the debate on the Tariff ?worst political outlook since the close of War?. Dire predictions for Democrats and the idea of leaving the Senate in 1897. Numerous political and personal references. ? September 14, 1894 ? ?As to the political outlook it is exceedingly doubtful. You will have seen that the elections in Maine and Vermont are all one way. In Maine, because we put lumber on the free list, which is the only article they have to sell, and in Vermont, because we took away the two per cent bounty on sugar from those who bore augur holes in sugar maple trees from a living. These facts made the elections one-sided in both the states, but I don?t see how they can operate against us in the Mississippi Valley and through the West and South. The tariff bill as it passed and became a law is really one of the strongest and best ever enacted in American history?? ?The internal revenue system cultivated and enlarged, is the highway to commercial liberty?. ? March 18, 1895 - ?We have no news here except such as is common to all the world. I have no heart to write about political or public affairs. The democratic train was never as badly ditched as it is at his time?? Additionally, reference to Voorhees introductions for Risley to the Consult to Copenhagen and the US ambassador to England. Voorhees mentions family members Richmond and Dick. Richmond is said to be in Paris in 1894. Richmond may be the son of John and Mary Caroline Risley. Dick is Richard Voorhees Risley (1874-1904) author of ?Sentimental Vikings? which is referenced in the letters. Letter 21 is from Voorhees? son Reese after his father?s death asking for personal anecdotes to include in a biographical sketch for a possible publication of his father?s writings. The letters describe the political and financial turmoil the country was in after the Civil War. Published Speeches of Daniel W. Voorhees 1859-1895 The collection contains 6 booklets of Voorhees? orated speeches made around the time he served as Indiana?s U.S. District Attorney through his time as U.S. Senator. He was a strong Democrat and refers to the party often. He worked to repeal the State Bank Tax and Sherman Purchase Law and the collection contains newspaper articles detailing his speeches. Also, includes two (2) newspaper articles referencing Voorhees? repeal of the State Bank Tax and Sherman Purchase Law. The Envelope is stamped Legation of the United States. The published booklets consist of arguments, speeches, addresses, and remarks of Voorhees. They include: ? Argument of Hon. D.W. Voorhees, of Terre Haute, Indiana, Delivered at Charlestown, Virginia, November, 8, 1859 upon the trial of John E. Cook, indicted for Treason, Murder and inciting Slaves to rebel, at the Harper?s Ferry Insurrection. ? Speech of Hon. D.W. Voorhees, of Indiana, Delivered in the House of Representatives, January 9, 1866. ? Speech of Hon. Daniel W. Voorhees, of Indiana, Delivered in the House of Representatives, March 23, 1872. The Plunder of Eleven States by the Republican Party. The House having met for debate as in Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. ? Speech of Hon. D.W. Voorhees, of Indiana, Delivered in the Senate of the United States April 17, 1879. Free Elections and Impartial Courts. ? Address of D.W. Voorhees, of Indiana, Delivered in the United States Senate, January 26, 1886. In Memory of Thomas A. Hendricks, Late Vice-President of the United States. ? Remarks of D.W. Voorhees, of Indiana, in the United States Senate, February 27, 1895. The National Credit. The Senate being in Committee of the Whole and having under consideration the bill (H. R. 8518) making appropriations for the sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1896, and for the other purposes. ? Envelope addresses to Hon John Ewing Risley, Gilsey House, New York City, N.Y. from DW Voorhees, stamped ?Public Document. United States Senate. Part of Cong. Record. Free.? ? Newspaper 1: The World, Wednesday, August 23, 1893, ?Voorhees Speaks. First Gun for Repeal in the Chamber of the Senate. Strong Declaration of Allegiance to the President. The Indiana Senator Declares for Bimetallism. Repeal of the Silver Purchase Law the Shortest Route to Coinage of Silver and Gold-President Cleveland Declared to be a Bimetallist and Not a Gold Monometallist-Mr. Voorhees Upholds Pensions, Advocates Repeal of the State Bank Tax and Champions the Income Tax Proposition-A Great Crowd in the Senate Listens to Him-His Declaration of Allegiance to Cleveland Loudly Applauded-Scenes in the Chamber-Silver Men Not Permitted to Interrupt.? ? Newspaper 2: New York Herald, Wednesday, August 23, 1893, ?Voorhees Speaks for the Repeal. His Speech Against the Sherman Purchase Law Makes the Silver Men Wince. Gossip about the Adjournment. Significant Indications of the Belief that a Repeal Bill Will Certainly Pass. Senator Vests Dilemma. Mr. Carlisle?s Figures Leave Him Occupying a Somewhat Embarrassing Position.? Daniel W. Voorhees (1827-1897) was born in Ohio and was known for being a competent orator. He studied law and was a Democratic candidate for Congress in 1856. In 1858 he was appointed to U.S. District Attorney of Indiana. He served in the House of Representatives for the state of Indiana in the 7th districts from 1861 to 1866 and the 6th district from 1869-1873. He was the U.S. Senator for Indiana from 1877-1897 and the chairman of the U.S. Committee of Finance from 1893-1895. John Ewing Risley, born 1843 in Indiana, completed his schooling in and passed his bar in 1860. He settled in Terre Haute then moved to New York in 1864 where he ?hung out his shingle.? Risley married Mary Caroline, the sister of Senator Daniel Voorhees in 1863. He lived in New Jersey and New York. From 1893-1897 he was the ?Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary? for Denmark.

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        Le Avventure d'Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 1872

      Le Avventure D'Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie per Lewis Carroll - Tradotte dall'Inglese da T. Pietrocola-Rossetti con 42 Vignette di Giovanni Tenniel. Londra: Macmillan and Co. 1872. First Italian Edition, First Issue, First State with original orange cloth covers with boxed triple line gilt tooling to both boards, bright gilt design of 'Alice' to front board and 'Cheshire Cat' to rear, gilt lettering to the spine, all edges gilt and black endpapers. Slight fading to the spine and top of upper board, very light rubbing to the corners and tips of the spine, light bumping to the corners and some light spots to the rear board but overall very clean and bright. Internally very clean with a touch of foxing to the bottom corner of the frontispiece and title page, foxing to the tissue guard and very occasional light marks to a few pages but no tears or inscriptions. Small dark spot to the gilt top edge otherwise very bright all round. A firm and tight copy printed in London - Londra: R. Clay, Filgli, E Taylor, Stampatori, Bread Street Hill. Almost 145 years old and rare to find in this superb condition. 189pp.

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        THE DOMINION AT THE WEST. A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, ITS CLIMATE AND RESOURCES. THE GOVERNMENT PRIZE ESSAY, 1872.

      Victoria. 1872. - [4],112,[2],xlii pp. Original blue printed wrappers. Minor dust-soiling and chipping, short tear to front wrapper, top corner bumped. Internally clean. Good. A rare appraisal of British Columbia from an important officer of the Hudson's Bay Company. "This is a straightforward and useful account of British Columbia as it was in 1872, with some interesting notes concerning the route of the proposed Canadian Pacific Railway" - Streeter. "Anderson was Chief Trader of the Hudson's Bay Company, with whom his service at Vancouver extended back to 1832. According to Bancroft he was the most scholarly of all the company's officers and without the information he supplied, a correct history of Oregon and British Columbia could not have been written" - Eberstadt. After his service with the Hudson's Bay Company, Anderson was appointed by the Dominion government as Commissioner for Indian Land Difficulties. Rarely encountered in the market. The Streeter copy sold for $20 in 1969. STREETER 3441. SMITH 222. EBERSTADT 163:102. DECKER 32:26. SOLIDAY A133.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With Forty-Two Illustrations by John Tenniel. IN ORIGINAL DECORATIVE CLOTH.

      London ;- Macmillan and Co 1872 - Scarce Early 'Thirty-Seventh Thousand' Edition. Crown 8vo. Original gilt lettered, ruled and blocked maroon cloth (a little soiled / rubbed) Original black endpapers (inner hinge cracked), (vi) + pps. (1) - 192, + advert leaf. A.E.Gilt. Some foxing to prelims. Inscription dated 1875 head of Title-page. Near Very Good example of this elusive issue ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tratado de anatomia general,que comprende el estudio de los principios inmediatos,elementos anatomicos,liquidos del organismo,tejidos,sistemas y aparatos organicos.Precedido del conocimiento y manejo del microscopio,de la preparacion y conservacion de

      Carlos Bailly Bailliere, Madrid 1872 - holandesa bien conservada grabados, objetos micrográficos, acción de los reactivos sobre los tejidos e inyecciones finas. Obra acompañada de numerosos grabados intercalados en el texto. El autor de la obra fue director de tesis de D. Santiago Ramón y Cajal. 1047 págs.

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        Landwirthschaftliche Jahrbücher. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Landwirthschaft und Archiv des Königlich Preussischen Landes-Oekonomie-Kollegiums.1872 (1. Jahrgang) bis 1903, ohne Jahrgang 1892 und 1893, 20 Bänden.

      Berlin, Verlag von Wiegangt & Hempel - Paul Parey 1872-1903, 250x170mm,Basil-Halbledereinband. Goldgeprägten Rückentitel. Guter Zustand.

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        Le Trombinoscope.

      Paris, sn (Au bureau de l'Eclipse), 1872-1873-1875-1876, 4 tomes en 2 volumes, grand in-8, reliés, non paginé (960 p. + titre et préface pour chaque tome). Complet des 240 livraisons, une caricature par livraison, les caricatures censurées sont remplacées par un avertissement de l'éditeur ou par la devise "Liberté - Egalité - Fraternité - Censure", les caricatures et la page de titre du dernier tome sont en couleur, index des personnages en fin du tome 4. Reliure d'époque, demi chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs soulignés de pointillés dorés, fleurons, titres et tomaisons dorés, un trou de vers dans la charnière du second plat du second volume, infimes jaunissures à quelques feuillets. Rare exemplaire bien complet de toutes ses livraisons. Superbe exemplaire. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

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        Ferns: British and exotic.

      London, George Bell, 1872. In eight volumes. Large 8vo (25.0 x 17.2 cm). 1,394 pp. [I: x, 160; II: 162; III: 142; IV: 174; V: 168; VI: 136, [ii]; VII: 181; VIII: 261] with 479 chromoxylographs (coloured wood engravings) [I: 50; II: 66; III: 50; IV: 64; V: 56; VI: 50; VII: 66; VIII: 77], and one unnumbered b/w plate in vol. V. for a total of 480 plates. Original uniform red publishers decorated cloth. Boards with gilt embossed vignette of a fern; spines richly embossed and with gilt title, volume and number. Brown endpapers.l The magnum opus of the British botanist, malacologist, meteorologist and astronomer Edward Joseph Lowe (1825-1910). The illustrations are very accurate, resembling nature printing, and beautifully coloured. The plates were drawn by Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917) and printed by the famous B. Fawcett. Additional text engravings give taxonomically important details. Lowe received specimen from many contributors in Britain and abroad. Originally the work was issued in 120 parts between 1855 and 1860. Some book dealers report 480 coloured plates, but according to Stafleu & Cowan that is incorrect. Except the usual slight foxing on the endpapers of each volume and sunning of the spines a fine set in the attractive original publisher's binding. Partly uncut, thus with the widest possible margins. Nissen BBI, 1243. Stafleu & Cowan, 5040.

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        La Truite - Son histoire, ses habitudes, ses différents modes de pêche

      - Dijon, Lamarche éditeur, 1872. In-12 reliure en cartonnage, dos lisse à pièce de titre, titre doré, 144 pages. Rousseurs éparses. Ouvrage rarissime. Biblio A. Petit : 1282. Rare et recherché. La truite et ses variétés, habitudes, du frai ou de la reproduction naturelle, salmoniculture, pêche à la ligne (cannes, lignes, bas de ligne, hameçons, plombs, moulinet, épuisette), amorces et apprêts pour la truite, pêches de fond ou au coup (au ver, au poisson vif, au poisson mort, au poisson artificiel), pêches de surface, au insectes et mouches, fabrication des mouches artificielles, temps favorables pour la pêche, pêches diverses (de fon, au trident, à la main, chasse de la tuite au fusil (!), au feu, à la masse, à la hotte), recettes, conservation de la tuite. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Trois ans en Nouvelle Calédonie.

      Paris E. Dentu 1872 In-16 de vij-(1 bl.)-264 pp.; broché, couverture verte imprimée, non rogné. Première édition. Un des rares exemplaires avec les planches hors -texte. Elle est illustrée d'une carte lithographiée dépliante, et de 12 planches en hélio-autogravure par Josz dont un panorama dépliant de Nouméa. L'auteur vécut de 1867 à 1870 en Nouvelle Calédonie. Il fut six mois médecin au pénitencier de Canala, puis médecin-major à Houagape où il vécu très près des indigènes. Son ouvrage examine d'abord la géographie de cette île et son histoire, avant de s'intéresser à l'anthropologie, à l'ethnologie et aux m

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        Album de Monogrammes Historiques Chiffres - Marques - Lettres [ Collection Personnelle de plus de 650 Monogrammes et Chiffres originaux ]

      Exemplaire revêtu de la signature de l'auteur, 1 vol. grand in-8 reliure éditeur pleine percaline marron, Chez tous les Libraires et papetiers, Paris,1872, 100 pp. et 28 feuillets Curieux album, utilisé par son propriétaire pour sa collection personnelle de Monogrammes et chiffres. A l'origine, chaque monogramme devait être fourni par Lallier, et collé à un emplacement prédéfini, mais la propriétaire (Charlotte Houchet) l'a utilisé pour y coller sa collection de Monogrammes originaux, découpée des lettres, billets et enveloppes. On relève notamment les noms suivants, indiqués au crayon : Louis de Palinières, Baronne de Palmière, Mme Delphine Faure, Mme Lapart, Château de La Tourette l'Arbresle, Château de Chamagnieux par La Verpillière (Isère), Mme de Gandmaris, Comtesse du Perouy, Comte de Tournon, Château du Bazaneix par Ussel, Lucie Richard Vacheron, Suzanne Faure, René Mas, Comte de Montesquieu, De Martel, Comte de La Salle, De Villiers, Lacau Laplagne, Comtesse Laure de Gandmaris, Château de Vaux (Saint Pourçain, Allier), La Rigodière, sur St Julien, par Villefranche, Château de Stors par l'Isle Adam, Sandringham King's Lynn, Château de Fins (Indre), Cercle de la Grande Loge, Château de Cornillon, Pondron par Crépy en Valdis (Oise), J. Dorado, Comtesse Clauzel, A. Dutet, Duchesse de la Rochefoucault, Brugnon, Baron de Fourment, Baron des Retours, Carillon par Pouilly Ss Charlieu (Loire), Yacht Club de France (1 bis Boulevard des Capucins), Princesse Styrley, Du Croca, Prince Murat (Rocquencourt près Versailles), Bouches de BeauregardDe Coton, De Castan, Comte du Peloux, Comtesse de Vernoux Bonneuil, Suzanne de Valence, Leloup de Sarcy, Mathilde de la Bastée, etc...Pour information, on peut cependant citer l'objectif initial de Justin Lallier, "Depuis plus de dix ans, nous avons inauguré le mode de publications par Albums, dans la conviction intime que c'était le plus simple pour faire pénétrer dans la jeunesse le goût des recherches et du classement. [ ... ] Le succès persistant de notre Album de Timbres-Poste (12 années d'existence), nous as semblé prouver que nous étions entré dans une voie pratique. Aujourd'hui, nous tentons donc un nouvel essai en offrant au public un Album de Monogrammes historiques ou façons particulières aux Artistes de signer leurs oeuvres : tableaux, sculptures, gravures, livres, etc. Nous avons groupé, dans ce premier volume, des types aussi variés que possible, la maiolique, ou la céramique elle-même, cette science qui tend à se propager de nos jours, n'a pas été oubliée [ ... ] Pour laisser à la jeunesse la faculté de n'acheter les Monogrammes qu'au fur et à mesure des ressources dont elle dispose, nous avons fait graver, par feuilles séparées, les 300 Monogrammes dont se compose notre ouvrage, en ayant eu soin de les faire gommer, comme les timbre-poste, afin d'éviter l'usage de la colle. Les couleurs dont nous avons orné chaque type ne sont là que pour le plaisir des yeux ; nous nous réservons de publier une édition au trait noir, dans laquelle les Monogrammes seront imprimés dans le corps même du livre pour les personnes qui trouveraient fastidieux le travail de classement. Comme déjà, depuis quelque temps, le goût de collectionner des chiffres ou armoiries de têtes de lettres s'est manifesté chez les jeunes gens, nous avons réservé plusieurs cases vides à la fin de l'Album, pour y classer ce commencement de collection". L'élève avait dépassé les espérances du maître, car la collection est intégralement personnelle, sans rapport avec celle prévue par Justin Lallier.

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        EL MUNDO CÓMICO. Semanario Humorístico. Director Literario, M. Maroses. Director Artístico, J.L. Pellicer. Núms. 1-38.

      Imp. de R. Labajos, Madrid 1872 - 22x32. 8pp. por número. Holandesa piel. Los primeros 38 números de este hermoso periódico ilustrado con los dibujos del propio José Luis Pellicer, y por Urrutia, Cubas, Luque. La cubierta de cada núm. coloreada a mano. Muy buen ejemplar, bien encuadernado. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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        Wezenbrug Rotterdam - Eugène Rensburg.

      WEZENBRUG ROTTERDAM VOOR DE OORLOGTekening met Oostindische inkt en aquarelverf van de hand van Eugène Rensburg (1872-1956), gesigneerd "Eug. Rensburg'. Vervaardigd ca. 1915-1920. Afm. 33,2 x 50,2 cm.We zien een stukje Rotterdamse binnenstad met de St. Laurenskerk. Vermoedelijk de Wezenbrug over de Steigergracht. Er staan hefkranen op de kade om binnenschepen te lossen. Geduldig wachten de paarden voor hun wagens volgeladen met houten vaten. Ook de handkar rechts lijkt speciaal gemaakt voor het vervoeren van vaten. Op de hoek een pand van een voormalig koperslager waar nu blikweren [blikwaren?] en huishoudartikelen worden verkocht. In het pand er naast kun je terecht voor "2de Handskleeren", of een overnachting op de eerste verdieping bij het Doele Hotel.Eugène 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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        Brüssel 1820 - 1874). Ruhende Weidetiere. Öl auf Holz. 1872. Unten links signiert und datiert. 20 x 30 cm. Im breiten Goldrahmen mit Messingschildchen (Rahmen mit wenigen Schabstellen).

      1872 - Thieme-B. VI, S. 42.- Der belgische Maler war Schüler F. Baekeleers und hatte Adriaen van Ostade und David Teniers als Vorbilder.- Schafe, Ziege und Geflügel in grüner Landschaft.- Aus der Sammlung Häusler, Kiel.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Les Rougon-Macquart - La Curée.

      Histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le second Empire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE. Pas de grand papier annoncé.Paris, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie. 1872 - 360 pages. Ex-libris Étienne Cluzel et ex-libris blason avec couronne. Reliure bradel demi parchemin ivoire à coins de l'époque. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre maroquin brun et date en pied. Non rogné. Couverture conservée. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-12°(19x12).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Unterstrass bei Zürich, 2. IV. 1872.

      1872. 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Wie ich vernehme, ist auch in Ihre Zeitung ein Artikel übergegangen, der meine beim Abschiedsfest des Prof. Gusserow [?] hieselbst gehaltene Rede in einer für meine politische Stellung compromittierender Art verfasst ist [...]". Ersucht den Empfänger, eine von ihm verfasste Version der Rede in einer der kommenden Ausgaben abzudrucken.

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        Il processo civile romano e le azioni. Esposizione sommaria ad uso di lezioni. Prima traduzione italiana sulla terza edizione tedesca per l'Avv. Francesco Filomusi Guelfi. Con annotazioni dell'Avv. Nicola De Crescenzio

      Nicola Jovene, 1872. in-16 Raro.

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        The uncommercial traveller ; Pictures from Italy ; and, Reprinted pieces

      D. Appleton, 1872. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; acceptable condition, no dust jacket as published; part of the 14-volume American-published Handy Volume edition of Dickens' works which came out two years after his death; decorative covers show signs of wear and some rubbing but the gilt lettering on the spine is intact and bright; bindings are tight and intact; pages are clean with no foxing; previous owner's signature on front endpaper hidden by tipped-in publisher's label. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Rare Victorian Vellum Manuscript - Firearms Patent with Large Wax Seal Issued to American Inventor

      England 1872 - "For Improvements in Fire-Arms" [England], 25 July 1872. Manuscript Victorian patent document on vellum, folded and docketed, a rare and excellent example of a patent of invention for a guns, granted to William Edward Blake of New York City. Large printed document completed in manuscript and measuring approximately 76 x 51 cm, with original blue paper revenue stamp for five pounds, and a double-sided yellow wax seal measuring 16 cm in diameter. Small perforation at fold, age-toning to verso, otherwise in very good and original condition, a lovely and bright document, as issued, with a scarce large Victorian wax seal in its original round tin case. A round black tin container houses the massive double-sided yellow wax seal, diameter 16 cm (6.25 inches), attached to the document by original red plaited cords, one side being the Great Seal of the Realm, the other being Queen Victoria seated on a fully caparisoned royal horse. Diminutive fissures to sides of seal, otherwise in very good original condition, with vivid and crisp wax impression. The Commissioners of Patents' Journal, September 1872 issue, records this patent, no. 2224, being granted provisional protection for six months, as also stated in the document itself. Rare official patent document for an invention for "improvements in fire-arms" valid for fourteen years and issued to William Edward Blake, an inventor from New York City. Patent number 2224 was valid in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Channel Islands, and Isle of Wight, with the condition that the specified stamp duty payments were remitted at the times specified, one hundred pounds being payable in the seventh year after the initial patent issue date, for example. Excerpt from the patent: ". Whereas William Edward Blake of the City of New York, United States of America, hath by his petition humbly represented to Us that he is in possession of an Invention for Improvements in Firearms, which the inventor believes will be of great public utility, that he is the first and true inventor thereof. that the same is not in use by any other." End Excerpt In the following year, 1873 William Edward Blake would receive at least one patent from the United States Patent Office, "for improvements to gun-stocks and spades, patent number 135,624." Blake described this dual-purposed instrument to be especially useful to American soldiers, in particular the Corps of Royal Sappers, Miners, and Engineers, by reducing the weight and number of tools carried over long distances. In essence he devised a two-in-one gun and spade by affixing a small shovel to the gun-stock which served dually as the shoulder rest when firing. It is conceivable that the present patent, valid in the United Kingdom, was for the same apparatus. Little is revealed about Mr. Blake in the present document, apart from his American citizenship and skill in manufacturing firearms for improved efficiency. Further research, however, may find the inventor to be a relation or even a partner of other Blake family gun makers. For example, John Henry Blake, was the manufacturer of a bolt action 7-shot revolving magazine sporting rifle, which was similar to a military type tested by an Ordnance Board of Governor's Island, New York, in July 1891. Blake, P. & E. W. of New Haven, Connecticut, manufactured Model 1821 muskets; the two partners are believed to have been the nephews of Eli Whitney Sr., and also to have been the trustees of the Whitney Armory from 1823 until Eli Whitney Jr. came of age in 1842. And earlier, the firm French, Blake and Kinsley, musket makers, secured a contract for 4,000 stand of arms on 20 October 1808, having delivered at least 2,175 units by 7 October 1812. The Great Seal of the Realm or Great Seal of the United Kingdom (prior to the Treaty of Union the Great Seal of England, then until the Union of 1801 the Great Seal of Great Britain) is a seal that is used to symbolize the Sovereign's approval of important state document

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