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

      C. Gerold's Sohn, Wien 1872 - 4 Bl., 109 S., 1 Bl. (Inh.verz.), 24 Taf. in Tondruck [Lithogr.], davon 13 m. Pferdeabb. u. 11 m. Rinderrassen. Lex.-8° (= 25 bis 30 cm Buchrückenhöhe) Zustand: siehe Bild; leichte Alters-/Gebrauchsspuren; Einband wenig bestossen u. berieben; Tafeln teils leicht fleckig, sonst tadellos u. komplett (keine fehlenden o. losen Seiten); insgesamt alters-/gebrauchsgemäss sehr gut erhalten. SEHR GUTES EXEMPLAR und EXTREM SELTENES WERK mit sehr schönen und dekorativen Lithographien. (ZHS 34) Pferderassen, Rinderrassen, Österreich, Noriker, Norischer Hengst, Norische Stute, Anglo-Normänner, Gebrauchspferd, Berner, Simmenthaler, Zillerthaler, Duxer, Pinzgauer, scheckiges Bergvieh, Algäuer, Allgäuer, Montafuner, Montafoner, Mariahofer, Mürzthaler Race, Rasse, alte Haustierrassen 999 gr. Prachteinband m. Deckelpräg. u. goldgepräg. Vorderdeckel u. Rückentitel, marmorierter Schnitt

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        Under the Greenwood Tree - A Rural Painting of the Dutch School.

      Tinsley Brothers, London. 1872 - First edition. Published anonymously, ''by the author of Desperate Remedies''. Octavo. Two volumes: pp [iv], 215; [iv], 216. Fine period bindings by Riviere of three-quarter brown morocco with raised bands, gilt decoration, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Half-titles retained. Hardy's second novel.A fine set, attractively bound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kapital. Kritika politicheskoj ekonomii. Perevod c nmetskago. Tom pervoej. Kniga I. Protschess proizvodstva Kapitala. (Russian, = The Capital. Critique of the Political Economy. Translated from German. Volume One. Book I [all].).

      S.-Peterburg, N.I. Poliakov, 1872. Large 8vo. Nice contemporary Russian half calf binding with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to capitals and corners. Inner hinge a little weak. Old Russian library markings to back pasted-down end-paper. An unusally nice copy. (2), XIII, (3), 678 pp.. First Russian edition (first issue, with the issue-pointers), being the first translation into any language, of Marx' immensely influential main work, probably the greatest revolutionary work of the nineteenth century.Marx' groundbreaking "Das Kapital" originally appeared in German in 1867, and only the first part of the work appeared in Marx' lifetime. The very first foreign translation of the work was that into Russian, which, considering Russian censorship at the time, would seem a very unlikely event. But as it happened, "Das Kapital" actually came to enjoy greater renown in Russia than in any other country; for many varying reasons, it won a warm reception in many political quarters in Russia, and it enjoyed a totally unexpected rapid and widespread success. The first Russian translation of "Das Kapital" came to have a profound influence the economic development of of Russia. It was frequently quoted in the most important economic and political discussions on how to industrialize Russia and the essential points of the work were seen by many as the essential questions for an industrializing Russia. " "Das Kapital" arrived in Russia just at the moment that the Russian economy was recovering from the slump that followed Emancipation and was beginning to assume capitalist characteristics. Industrialization raised in the minds of the intelligentsia the question of their country's economic destiny. And it was precisely this concern that drew Mikhailovsky and many of the "intelligenty" to "Das Kapital"." (Resis, p. 232).The story of how the first printing of the first translation of "Das Kapital" came about, is quite unexpected. As the "triumph of Marxism in backward Russia is commonly regarded as a historical anomaly" (Resis, p. 221), so is the triumph of the first Russian edition of "Das Kapital". The main credit for the coming to be of the translation of "Das Kapital" must be given to Nicolai Danielson, later a highly important economist in his own right. The idea came from a circle of revolutionary youths in St. Petersburg, including N.F. Danielson, G.A. Lopatin, M.F. Negreskul, and N.N. Liubavin, all four of whom participated in the project. Danielson had read the work shortly after its publication and it had made such an impact on him that he decided to make it available to the Russian reading public. He persuaded N.I. Poliakov to run the risk of publishing it. "Poliakov, the publisher, specialized in publishing authors, Russian and foreign, considered dangerous by the authorities. Poliakov also frequently subsidized revolutionaries by commissioning them to do translations for his publishing house. Diffusion of advanced ideas rather than profit was no doubt his primary motive in publishing the book." (Resis, p. 222). Owing to Danielson's initiative, Poliakov engaged first Bakunin, and then Lopatin to do the translation. Danielson himself finished the translation and saw the work through press. It was undeniably his leadership that brought Marx to the Russian reading public. In fact, with the first Russian edition of "Das Kapital", Danielson was responsible for the first public success of the revolutionizing work. "Few scholars today would deny that "Das Kapital" has had an enormous effect on history in the past hundred years. Nonetheless, when the book was published in Hamburg on September 5, 1867, it made scarcely a stir, except among German revolutionaries. Marx complained that his work was greeted by "a conspiracy of silence" on the part of "a pack of liberals and vulgar economists." However desperately he contrived to provoke established economists to take up "Das Kapital"'s challenge to their work, his efforts came to nought. But in October 1868 Marx received good news from an unexpected source. From Nikolai Frantsevich Danielson, a young economist employed by the St. Petersburg Mutual Credit Society, came a letter informing Marx that N. P. Poliakov, a publisher of that city, desired to publish a Russian translation of the first volume of "Das Kapital"; moreover, he also wanted to publish the forthcoming second volume. Danielson, the publisher's representative, requested that Marx send him the proofs of volume 2 as they came off the press so that Poliakov could publish both volumes simultaneously. Marx replied immediately. The publication of a Russian edition of volume 1, he wrote, should not be held up, because the completion of volume 2 might be delayed by some six months [in fact, it did not appear in Marx' life-time and was only published ab. 17 years later, in 1885]; and in any case volume 1 represented an independent whole. Danielson proceeded at once to set the project in motion. Nearly four years passed, however, before a Russian translation appeared. Indeed, a year passed before the translation was even begun, and four translators tried their hand at it before Danielson was able to send the manuscript to the printers in late December 1871." (Resis, pp. 221-22). This explains how the book came to be translated, but how did this main work of revolutionary thought escape the rigid Russian censors? "By an odd quirk of history the first foreign translation of "Das Kapital" to appear was the Russian, which Petersburgers found in their bookshops early in April 1872. Giving his imprimatur, the censor, one Skuratov, had written "few people in Russia will read it, and still fewer will understand it." He was wrong: the edition of three thousand sold out quickly; and in 1880 Marx was writing to his friend F.A. Sorge that "our success is still greater in Russia, where "Kapital" is read and appreciated more than anywhere else." (PMM 359, p.218). Astonishingly, Within six weeks of the publication date, nine hundred copies of the edition of three thousand had already been sold."Under the new laws on the press, "Das Kapital" could have been proscribed on any number of grounds. The Temporary Rules held, for example, that censorship must not permit publication of works that "expound the harmful doctrines of socialism or communism" or works that "rouse enmity and hatred of one class for another." The Board of Censors of Foreign Publications was specifically instructed to prohibit importation of works contrary to the tenets of the Orthodox Church or works that led to atheism, materialism, or disrespect for Scriptures. Nor did the recent fate of the works of Marx and Engels at the hands of the censors offer much hope that "Das Kapital" would pass censorship. As recently as August 11, the censors of foreign works had decided to ban importation of Engels' "Die Lage der arbeitenden Klassen in England", and, according to Lopatin, the censors reprimanded Poliakov for daring to run announcements on book jackets of the forthcoming publication of "Das Kapital". By 1872 the censors had prohibited the importation and circulation of all works by Marx and Engels except one - "Das Kapital". The book, as we shall see, had already won some recognition in Russia shortly after its publication in Germany. Not until 1871, however, did the censors render a judgment on the book, when the Central Committee of Censors of Foreign Publications, on the recommendation of its reader, permitted importation and circulation of the book both in the original language and in translation. The official reader had described the book as "a difficult, inaccessible, strictly scientific work," implying that it could scarcely pose a danger to the state. [...] The length and complexity of the book prompted the office to divide the task of scrutinizing it between two readers, D. Skuratov, who read the first half of the book, and A. De-Roberti, who read the last half. Skuratov dutifully listed objectionable socialist and antireligious passages, taking special note of Marx's harsh attack on the land reforms General Kiselev had instituted in the Danubian Principalities. But in his report Skuratov dismissed these attacks as harmless, since they were imbedded in a "colossal mass of abstruse, somewhat obscure politico-economic argumentation." Indeed, he regarded the work as its own best antidote to sedition. "It can be confidently stated," he wrote, "that in Russia few will read it and even fewer will understand it." Second, he said, the book could do little harm. Since the book attacked a system rather than individual persons, Skuratov implied that the book would not incite acts threatening the safety of the royal family and government officials. Third, he believed that the argument of the book did not apply to Russia. Marx attacked the unbridled competition practiced in the British factory system, and such attacks, Skuratov asserted, could find no target in Russia because the tsarist regime did not pursue a policy of laissez faire. Indeed, at that very moment, Skuratov stated, a special commission had drafted a plan that "as zealously protects the workers' well-being from abuses on the part of the employers as it protects the employers' interests against lack of discipline and nonfulfillment of obligations on the part of the workers." Repeating most of Skuratov's views, De-Roberti also noted that the book contained a good account of the impact of the factory system and the system of unpaid labor time that prevailed in the West. In spite of the obvious socialist tendency of the book, he concluded, a court case could scarcely be made against it, because the censors of foreign works had already agreed to permit importation and circulation of the German edition. With the last barrier removed, on March 27, 1872, the Russian translation of "Das Kapital" went on sale in the Russian Empire. The publisher, translators, and advocates of the book had persevered in the project for nearly four years until they were finally able to bring the book to the Russian reading public." (Resis, pp. 220-22). The Russian authorities quickly realized, however, that Skuratov's statement could not have been more wrong, and the planned second edition of the Russian translation was forbidden; thus it came to be published in New York, in 1890. That second edition is nearly identical to the first, which can be distinguished by the misplaced comma opposite "p. 73" in the table of contents (replaced by a full stop in the 2nd ed.) and the "e" at the end of l. 40 on p. 65 (replaced by a "c" in the 2nd ed.). A third edition, translated from the fourth German edition, appeared in 1898. Volumes 2 and 3 of "Das Kapital" appeared in Russian translation, also by Danielson, in 1885 and 1896.See: Albert Resis, Das Kapital Comes to Russia, in: Slavic Review, Vol. 29, No. 2 (Jun., 1970), pp. 219-237

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        The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

      John Murray, London: 1872. First edition, second issue with three preliminary leaves and with last two signatures 2B1 & 2C4 with 2B1, 2C2 and 2C2 signed., 1872.. First edition, second issue with three preliminary leaves and with last two signatures 2B1 & 2C4 with 2B1, 2C2 and 2C2 signed.. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown, spine leaning, light overall rubbing and with a tiny bit of fraying to lower spine, overall very good with hinges strong.. Seven photographic plates including three folding and numerous wood engravings.. Green cloth titled in gilt and with rectangular panel stamped in blind on both boards. Freeman, 1142.

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        Zanzibar City Island and Coast

      

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        La Pisciculture et la Pêche en Chine.

      Ouvrage accompagné de 51 planches représentant les principaux instruments de pisciculture et engins de pêche employés par les Chinois et quelques nouvelles espèces de poissons recueillies en Chine ... précédé d'une Introduction sur la Pisciculture chez les divers peuples par le Dr. J.L. Soubeiran. Paris, G. Masson, 1872. Large-4to (345 x 270mm). pp. (6), ix, 195, (1), with 51 lithographed plates. Contemporary red half calf, marbled sides. Due to a bindingmistake plate 44 is lacking and plate 45 is bound in twice. A scarce publication on the fisheries and fishes of China, the first major work on this subject. The Chinese invented artificial fish hatchery. 36 of the beautifully lithographed plates show 130 fishing instruments, the other 15 plates show marine and freshwater fishes. "M. P. Dabry de Thiersant, consul de France et savant distingué, a spécialement étudié la pisciculture chinoise, dont les méthodes, offrent un degré de perfectionnement que nous sommes loin de soupçonner. Non-seulement cet observateur infatigable... a décrit les engins dont les Chinois se servent pour leurs pèches, les procédés qu'ils mettent en usage, mais il a étudié les innombrables espèces de poissons qui vivent dans les eaux de l'extrême Orient, et il a rapporté en France 850 espèces, dont une grande quantité étaient inconnues jusqu'ici aux naturalistes européens" (G. Tissandier). //Nissen ZBI, 1018; Cordier II, 1537.

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        Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz in colorirten Abbildungen nach der Natur und in natürlicher Grösse mit systematisc geordnetem text.: Dritte Auflage.

      Christian Kaiser, München. 1872 - Firma alla sguardia di tutti i volumi di Julius Kugy. Bella legatura editoriale in tela verde con motivi floreali in oro al dorso e ai piatti. Terza edizione con un bellissimo insieme di 400 tavole su carta pesante. Rara edizione. Formato: 4 v. (XX, 21 p., 100 c. di tav., 18 p.; 21 p., da tav. 101 a 200, 18 p.; 21 p., da tav. 201 a 300, 18 p.; 21 p., da tav. 301 a 400, 18 p.), 13 cm, tela. Buono, tutti i volumi presentano difetti alle cerniere, il vol. II ha la sguardia a il piatto posteriori macchiati. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 750.00 euro.

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        The Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray, 1872. xxi, 458, 1 folding table. 8vo. HB. 8vo, sypmathetically rebound in period-style cloth, gt. Slight crease to corners of first few pages and light spotting to one index page. Good.. 6th edition. 13th thousand. The 6th edition is regarded as the last and is extensively revised and contains a new chapter, VII, inserted to confute the views of the Roman Catholic biologist St George Mivart. The title is changed to 'The Origin of Species', and it is in this edition that the word 'evolution' appears for the first time. The 13th thousand was the 3rd printing of the 6th edition issued during 1872 (the first being the 11th thousand).Freeman 393..

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        Leaves of Grass. [Poi:] Passage To India. [Poi:] After All, Not To Create Only.

      18721873, Washington D.C. (stampa: New York) [ma: London], 1872 - s. ind. ed. (stampa: Electrotyped by Smith & McDougal) [ma: John Camden Hotten], pp. 384 (le prime sei pp. num. [i]-vi) + 120 (le prime quattro pp. num. [i]-iv) + 14. Prima e unica edizione inglese, vivente l?autore. Si tratta di un?edizione pirata esemplata in poche copie (circa un centinaio) sulla seconda emissione della quinta edizione, ovvero quella che nel 1872 accorpa ai ?Leaves? Washington 1871 il ?Passage to India? dello stesso anno (legando insieme i fascicoli dell?una e dell?altra e mantenendo frontespizio e paginazione autonoma). L?edizione pirata è riconoscibile per la tela di copertina, in tutto diversa da quella originale verde, per l?aggiunta in fine del poema ?After All, Not To Create Only? (anch?esso con propria numerazione) e per una serie di specifici rilievi filologico-testuali. Cfr. Myerson, Whitman Bibliography, A2.6 bind. A. La raccolta di poesie ?Leaves of Grass?, apparsa la prima volta nel 1855 con solo dodici poesie, conta almeno sette edizioni importanti (notevolmente aumentate e modificate) pubblicate per cura dell?autore: la quinta edizione rappresenta uno stato abbastanza vicino alla forma definitiva, se non altro per i titoli inclusi. Segni di usura alla tela, per il resto esemplare molto ben conservato. Raro.

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        Lettera autografa firmata a ''Caro Enrico'' (probabilmente Mayer)

      (Londra), 26 aprile (s.d. ma 1861-1872), 18 Fulham Road, - Biglietto (mm 110x90) scritto in minuta grafia firmato amichevolmente ''Gius.'' in cui prega probabilmente Enrico Mayer (pedagogista e scrittore italiano, di origine franco-tedesca) di voler anticipare 400 fr. A Pellegrino Rosselli: ''.dirò a Giannetta che cosa devono farne. E a voi li darò mercoledì o prima se prima vi vedo'' . Janet Nathan Rosselli (1842-1911).è ricordata come la "gentile infermiera" di Giuseppe Mazzini che lo accolse malato, sotto il falso nome di John Brown, nella sua casa livornese e dove il celebre pensatore italiano morì nel 1872. Janet si fece interprete con il marito Pellegrino Rosselli degli ideali mazziniani del Risorgimento italiano. La lettera è quindi probabilmente da datare agli ultimi anni di vita di Mazzini: il matrimonio di Giannetta risale al 1861 e l'ultima visita di Mazzini a Londra è del febbraio del 1871, dunque la missiva è collocabile in questo arco cronologico. Perfetto esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In.

      

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        Musée De Peinture et De Sculpture Ou Recueil Des Principaux Tableaux, Statues et Bas-Reliefs Des Collections Publiques et Particulières De l'Europe, dessiné et gravé à l'Eaux-Forte Par Réveil, Avec Des Notices Par Louis et René Ménard (10 Tomes, complet)

      Veuve A. Morel & Cie, Paris 1872 - Dix volumes in-12 bien complets des 1136 planches en noir, montées sur onglets, accompagnées de notices descriptives, critiques et historiques, par Louis et René Ménard. Reliures de l'époque en demi-maroquin bordeaux et plats de papier marbré brun/bordeaux; dos à cinq faux nerfs, titres, tomaison, et têtes dorés. Size: In-12 (14 x 18.5 cm) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Playbill / Carte-de-Visite.

      This legendary Western figure was a Virginian who moved to Texas and became a cowboy before joining General J.E.B. Stuart's Confederate forces to serve as a scout; after the war he turned to buffalo scouting and hunting, befriending "Buffalo Bill" Cody and gaining fame in Indian skirmishes and leading buffalo hunts with royalty and celebrities; in 1872 he and Cody performed in the melodrama "The Scouts of the Prairies" in Chicago, in which role he became the first actor to perform cowboy-style rope tricks on the stage; he married Italian-American dancer Giuseppina Morlacchi (1846-86) the following year and continued to hunt the Great Plans and act in Wild West plays on the east coast until his death at age 33. Printed playbill, 3½" X 9½", De Bar's Grand Opera House [St. Louis, MO], n.y. May 11 [likely 1877]. Near fine. In 1877 Omohundro began his own acting company, which premiered in St. Louis. This rare playbill, tall and narrow, announces a Saturday matinee appearance of "The Real / TEXAS JACK! / (J.B. Omohundro)" in varying typefaces, as well as "The Great Chief and Scout / Donald McKay / and His / Warm Spring Indians!" and even Omohundro's own spouse "The Peerless / MORLACCHI, / Miss Maude Oswald, / And a full Dramatic Company, in the great Border Drama / TEXAS JACK / IN THE / BLACK HILLS! / Friday Evening, May 11, Benefit of / TEXAS JACK / Prior to his departure for the Plans." Miniscule typeface at bottom note the printer of this playbill as Globe-Democrat Job Print. Printed on thin yellow stock, this scarce survivor shows only the most minimal faint wear and no edge tears whatsoever. Accompanied by a carte-de-visite, 3 3/4" X 5½", n.p., n.y. Near fine. Sepia-tone head-and-shoulders portrait of an idealized artist's rendering of Texas Jack in Western garb and cowboy hat, captioned "Texas Jack / J.B. Omohundro" beneath. Verso blank. Noted Western artist H.O. Rawson created this portrait and other Western figures from the turn-of-the-century through the 1930s, publishing them and selling them himself -- which dates this likeness to early 20th century. An outstanding and rare printed playbill produced during Texas Jack's brief lifetime and an uncommon century old portrait.

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        Das Berner Oberland. Aquarelle von Ludwig Robock mit Schilderungen und Sagen von Eduard Osenbrüggen.

      Darmstadt, Bern, Berlin, C. Köhler, J. Dalp, Paul Bette, o.J. (ca. 1872). Quer Kl. 2°. Mit 20 farblithographierten Tafeln nach Aquarellen von Ludwig Robock. 4 Bl., VIII, 72 Textseiten. Textteile mit einfacher Bordüre gerahmt. Die 20 Chromolithographien in leuchtendem Kolorit. Prächtiger Orig.-Ganzleinenband mit Deckelvergoldung (signiert C. Hasert). Rundum-Goldschnitt. - Das reizvolle Tafelwerk zeigt das Wetterhorn, Reichenbachfall, Rosenlauigletscher, Handeck, Rhonegletscher, Giessbach, Interlaken, Schynige Platte, Lauterbrunnen, Mürren, Schmadribach, Wengernalp, Jungfrau, Grindelwald, Schreckhorn, Beatenberg, Spiez, Thun u. Blümlisalp, Bern. - Die Texte behandeln: Das Haslithal (Wetterhorn, Meiringen, Reichenbachfall, Rosenlauigletscher, Handeck, Grimselhospiz), den Brienzersee (Brienz, Giessbach, Iseltwald, Ringgenberg), das Bödeli und das Hochland (Interlaken, Unspunnen, Heimwehfluh, Schynige Platte, Lauterbrunnen, Mürren, Schilthorn, Schmadribach, Roththal, Wengernalp, Jungfrau, Eiger und Mönch, Grindelwald, Schreckhorn), Thunersee (Beatenhöhle, Merlingen, Ralligen, Spiez, Thun und Blümlisalp), Bern. Titelblatt und einige Textseiten schwach nachgebräunt. Wenige Tafeln im weißen Rand geringfügig stockfleckig. Insgesamt überaus schönes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Haslital, Schweiz, Switzerland, Suisse, Ansichten, Ansichtenwerk, Bern, L.

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        Catalogue illustré De La Bibliothèque De Feu M. Le Marquis De Morante. précédé D'une Notice Biographique Par M. Fr. Asenjo Barbiere et De Quelques Mots Sur Cette Bibliothèque Par M. Paul Lacroix

      Bachelin, París 1872 - Edición en papel de hilo. Sumamente ilustrado con encuadernaciones. 40 - 352 págs y 35 láminas a varias tintas. Size: 25 x 16,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Italian.] Le Avventure D'Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie.

      Torino: Ermanno Loescher,, 1872. Tradotte dall' Inglese da T. Pietrocòla-Rossetti. Con 42 Vignette di Giovanni Tenniel. Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine lettered gilt, roundel with "Alice" motif to covers, blind rules to covers, dark green coated endpapers. Frontispiece and illustrations by John Tenniel. Minor spotting, a little abrasion to front endpaper and short closed tear to front free endpaper, contents lightly foxed. A very good copy. First Italian edition, second issue, with the Torino (Turin) imprint.

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        The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals.

      London: John Murray,, 1872. With photographic and other illustrations. Octavo. Original dark green cloth neatly refurbished (with head and tail of spine and inner joints strengthened) gilt lettered spine, black coated endpapers. 7 heliotype plates (3 folding); woodcut illustrations to the text (many full page). Contemporary bookplate of Edmund Arthur Smith. Scattered foxing, some marginal pencil markings and light creasing, but a good copy, with the 4-pages of publisher's terminal advertisements (dated November 1872). First edition, second issue with the misprint "htat" on the first line of p. 208, and the plates numbered in arabic rather than roman ("it seems probable that the arabic set was the earlier", Freeman). Expression of the Emotions completed Darwin's great cycle of evolutionary writings, "written, in part at least, as a confutation of the idea that the facial muscles of expression in man were a special endowment" (Freeman), a subject originally intended for the Descent of Man. Darwin invited the photographer Oscar Rejlander to make comparative studies of laughter and crying, obtained photographs of lunatics from asylum director James Crichton-Browne and consulted the French physiologist Guillaume Duchenne regarding his electrical research on the facial muscles. The plates are among the earliest commercially reproduced photographs in a printed book.

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        Deutsch-Keltisches, Geschichtlich-Geographisches Wörterbuch zur Erklärung der Fluss- Berg- Orts- Gau- Völker- und Personen-Namen Europas, West-Asiens und Nord-Afrikas im Allgemeinen wie insbesondere Deutschlands nebst den daraus sich ergebenden Folgerunge

      Denicke s Verlag Link & Reinke., Berlin, Paris, London. 1872 - Zweiter Band. H-Z., 1049 Seiten., OHldr. mit Rückengoldprägung Nur Band 2! Ober. Kapital brüchig, Einband etwas berieben, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1872 Wisden : Rebound without Covers

      Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1872 : Rebound without Covers This Wisden is bound in dark brown with gilt to the spine, the title page and rear page are quite worn with marks and the book has a read feel, writing to the top of the rear page, some trimming but plenty of space and after the title page it is still nice and clean inside.

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        FINELY BOUND FIRST EDITIONS OF LEWIS CARROLL'S ALICE BOOKS

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1866 and 1872. Full leather. Two volumes. Octavo. Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 1866. and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There 1872, both FIRST EDITIONS. Each with frontispiece and wood-engraved illustrations after John Tenniel. Bound by Riviere and Son in full red crushed morocco, triple gilt-rule borders, spine gilt decorations of spiral tendril motif, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, wide gilt dentelles and turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper. A handsomely bound set of Alice First Edition. Fine.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE W. SHAKESPEARE - 14 VOLUMES / 15 - TOME VII MANQUANT - I + II + III + IV + V + VI + VIII + IX + X + XI + XII + XIII + XIV + XV.

      PAGNERRE 1872 - RO20206513: 14 TOMES EN 14 VOLUMES: Environs 400 pages par tome - T.I: quelques mouillures sur la page de titre - plats jaspés - auteur, filet, titre de la tomaison et tomaison dorés sur piece de titre. TRADUCTEUR FRANCOIS-VICTOR HUGO - T. I. les Dieux Hamlet - T. II. féeries - T. III.les tyrans - T. IV +T. V. les jaloux (tome I.troylus et cressida, beaucoup de bruit pour rien, le conte d'hiver et tome II. cymbeline, othello) - T. VI. les comedies de l'amour, la sauvage apprivoisés, tout est bien qui finit bien, peines d'amour perdues - T. VIII. les amis, les deux gentilhommes de Verone, le marchand de Venise, comme il vous plaira - T. IX. la famille, coriolan, le roi lear - T. X. la societe, mesure pour mesure, timon d'Athenes, Jules Cesar - T. XI. la patrie (Richard II - Henry IV (1ere partie + 2eme partie) - T. XII. la patrie (Henry V. Henry VI (1ere partie)) - T. XIII. Henry VI (2eme partie) - Henry VI (3eme Partie) - Henry VIII - T. XIV. les farces, les joyeuses epouses de Windsor, la comedie des erreurs, le soir des rois ou ce que vous voudrez - T.XV. sonnets - poemes - testament. In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 820-Littératures anglaise et anglo-saxonne [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History and General Description of New France. Translated, with Notes, by John Gilmary Shea.

      New York. John Gilmary Shea. 1866-1872. - 4to., 28cm, in 6 volumes, The First Edition in English, limited to 250 sets, with 18 maps, 15 plates & 4 facsimiles, rubricated title pages, in the original half dark brown morocco, blind decorated raised bands, gilt titles, marbled boards and endpapers, blind ruled borders on the boards, internal perforation & blind library stamps, some wear stops on the centre on the boards and some slight wear on the board edges, institutional bookplates on the front paste down endpaper, otherwise a very good to fine sound clean set. (cgc) T.P.L. 189 Howes C-307. Sabin 12135. Field 282. Originally published in French in 1744 in three 4to volumes and later the same year reprinted in six 12mo volumes."The principal work of this great Jesuit traveller and historian and the pre-eminent authority on the French period of the west." Howes. "This work is one of the best authorities concerning various Indian tribes, some of which no longer exist." Lande. Charlevoix's account has a number of advantages - he was familiar with the land and had a feel for the story he was trying to tell; he was able to gather oral testimony which leavened the dry recitation of facts and figures; and he had access to the official archives of France. Includes important material relating to the French in the Mississippi Valley. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Galla-Vorstellung dargestellt von Bellachini. Zum ersten Male Verwandlungs-Scene: Aus einem Ei eine lebende Person frei auf der Bühne erscheinen zu lassen. - Ganz neue und hier noch nicht gezeigte Stehn`sche Wandelbilder.

      München, 17. März (1872).. Plakat mit typograph. Text und Zaubererszene in Holzschnitt. Blattgr.: 85 x 62 cm. Samuel Bellachini (eigentlich Samuel Berlach; 1828-1885) zählte zu den populärsten und bekanntesten Zauberkünstlern des 19. Jahrhunderts in Deutschland. Auf dem Plakat bewirbt er sich als "Hofkünstler Sr. Majestät des Königs von Preußen", was das Resultat eines netten Streichs war: "Bellachini hatte Audienz im Kaiserlichen Palais, erheiterte den Monarchen durch einige gelungene Escamotagen und bat ihn schliesslich mit einer Feder die Worte zu schreiben: `Bellachini versteht nichts.` Der Kaiser versuchte, aber die Feder versagte den Dienst. Darauf bat Bellachini die Worte aufzuschreiben: `Bellachini ist Hofkünstler des Deutschen Kaisers`. Sofort parirte die Feder und der Monarch sagte lächelnd: `Ein Deutscher Kaiser pflegt sein Wort zu halten und um so mehr, was er geschrieben hat.`" (Saltarino, Artisten-Lexikon, p. 20).- Kleiner Einriss in einer Faltung, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        [SIX MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS DETAILING THE BILL OF SALE OR LIBERATION OF SLAVES IN CUBA]

      Cuba, 1872. Folio. Single sheets. Minor worming, offsetting. Very good. A group of interesting documents, all bearing official stamps, documenting the sale or liberation of various slaves from 1842-72. The slaves are described by name, age, and as either "negro," "mulato," or "criolla." Though Cuba ended its participation in the slave trade in 1867, it was not until 1886 that slavery was finally abolished by royal decree. An interesting collection showing the persistent nature of Cuban slave culture in the latter half of the 19th century.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Illustrations of Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire

      London Fred. H. Reed 1872. G : in Good condition plus. Rebound. Ex-lib. with usual stamps and marks but overall contents clean and bright [First Edition] Brown hardback cloth cover 550mm x 380mm (22" x 15"). 15pp plates. 15 plates. From measured drawings made by Fred. H. Reed to whom was awarded the silver medal of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 1872. Includes list of subscribers. N.B.: Heavy book-shipping supplement applies-please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination.

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        Leçons sur les nerfs vaso-moteurs sur l'épilepsie et sur les actions réflexes normales et morbides

      1872 - X, 211 pp. Paris, Masson, 1872, in-8, X, 211 pp, broché, couverture imprimée, Première édition française de cet ouvrage de Brown-Séquard (1817-1894), physiologiste et neurologue, qui travailla sur le système nerveux, notamment sur la moelle épinière, montrant qu'elle est composée d'un faisceau de nerfs. On nomma suite à ses travaux le syndrome de Brown-Séquard (1851), qui correspond à une hémisection de la moelle épinière. Professeur de physiologie et de neuropathologie à Harvard, il devient professeur à la faculté de médecine de Paris en 1869. Ensemble des leçons sur les nerfs vaso-moteurs, filets nerveux qui se distribuent sur la paroi musculaire des vaisseaux et qui déterminent leur contraction ou leur relâchement, et leur rapport à l'épilepsie. La traduction de cet ouvrage est de Joseph-Marie-Alfred Beni-Barde (1834-1919), docteur en médecine, secrétaire du "Journal des connaissances médicales" et père de l'hydrothérapie. DSB II pp. 524-526 Ex-libris docteur carrier. Étiquette JP Mégret, Lyon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1872. Octavo. Original red cloth, title to spine gilt, gilt roundels with "Alice" motifs to covers, triple gilt rules to covers, green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom red linen chemise and green linen slipcase backed with red quarter morocco. Frontispiece with tissue-guard and 49 illustrations by John Tenniel. Spine rolled, edges rubbed, cloth a little bubbled, extremities rubbed, hinges split but holding, internally fresh. An excellent, bright copy. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Mary Burnett from the Author. Christmas 1871." Mary Burnett (b. 1853) met Dodgson while on holiday with her parents, Robert French Burnett and his wife, Harriet, on the Isle of Wight. Dodgson was there on holiday with his camera between 26 July and 19 August 1864, and, as usual, stayed at Plumbley's Hotel in Freshwater. He called on the Tennysons at their Freshwater house, Farringford, on 27 July and returned with the Burnett family a couple of weeks later, as he records in his diary on 17 August 1864: "Mr and Mrs Burnett came with me to Farringford, with the two children, Frank and Mary, of whom I took pictures".

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        Blanchard's Guide Map of Chicago

      Chicago: Rufus Blanchard, 1872. Engraved folding pocket map, full contemporary hand-colouring. Folds into publisher's lettered paper covers. With 14pp. printed street guide tipped to the inside wrapper, as issued. Rare street map of Chicago, showing the city just one year after the fire. This edition of Blanchard's guide, the first published after the Great Chicago Fire, shows the limits of the burnt region by means of a thin dotted line. All streets are named, along with the city's parks, public buildings, railroads, etc. The pamphlet which accompanies the guide allows for each street to be easily found by means of numbers and letters running along the left and lower margins. A scarce issue of Blanchard's guide and rarely found in such lovely original condition.

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        Short Notes on the Manufacture of Gunpowder and Gun-Cotton, prepared for the use of the Gentlemen Cadets of the R. M. Academy by Major O. H. Goodenough, R. A.

      Woolwich UK: Boddy and Co, 1872. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First printing, 1872. Quarto, thin black leather spine, printed cream paper covered boards, 81 pp., 3 plates. This copy heavily supplemented with original notes and colored drawings of artillery by W.A. E. St. Clair, and in fact the cover of the book states 'Notes on Artillery / W. A. E. St. Clair' These are notes from a young officer in the Royal Engineers before his commission: Colonel William Augustus Edmund St Clair was first commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers in April 1873 and later commanded No 4 Company Bombay Sappers and Miners in Afghanistan (1879-1881) and was present at Sibi, the Nari Pass, Kandahar, Harnai and Chapper Rift. During the Egyptian campaign he served with the 10th Railway Company where he was detailed to survey and stake out the line for the Suakin-Berber Railway.Labeled in hand 'Drawings and Notes in Third Class', 'Examples in Gunnery' and 'Manufacture of Ordnance, Carriages, Ammunition' there are 28 pages of handwritten ink notes and calculations, and 28 hand colored and painted drawings related to artillery, displaying a careful and fine hand. The book itself is quite rare, with only one copy recorded in OCLC at the British Library; together with the notes of a young officer in the R.E., this gives the book an added and special dimension. Some soil and wear to binding, contents VG with moderate bumping to outer corners, light soil. Good plus.

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        KAI CHUU BANKOKU YOOCHI SAI ZENZU: COMPLETE POCKET MAP OF THE WORLD

      Tokyo 1872, Murakami. Yellow paper covers, very good, a few. minor old worm holes, 48.5 x 36 cm., very crisp, handsome. compass, key, Japanese text, folds down to 6 x 12 cm., hand-. colored gouache. SCARCE. A HAND-COLORED COPPER ETCHED JAPANESE WORLD MAP A handsome map, delicately hand colored in pastels, title & Japan done in red. A detailed map of the world, showing each continent, oceans, cities, geographical features: roads mountains,rivers, large Antarctic area, latitude & longitude longitude given. Suitable for framing and display in any library. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1872. 1st Edition, 40th Thousand . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Red buckram binding, light wear to edges of spine and corners of boards, all page edges gilt. Front pastedown endpaper has a small torn section to outside edge, font free endpaper has a light vertical crease and embossed bookseller's stamp. Light spotting to half title page and final leaf of ads, otherwise in very clean condition throughout with no marking and no colouring to illustrations. An early printing and in excellent condition, scarce thus. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 192

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        Landwirthschaftliche (landwirtschaftliche) Jahrbücher. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Landwirthschaft (Landwirtschaft). Jahrgänge 1-90 mit zahlreichen Supplementbänden ohne Jahrgänge 15-21 und 23-25 (Zeitraum 1886 bis 1896) und ohne Jahrgänge 35-46 (Zeitraum 1906 bis 1913)

      Paul Parey, Berlin 1872-1940. - 500-1000 S. je Band mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und (teils lithographischen) Tafeln sowie zahlreichen Karten, Beiliegt: Einige Sonderdrucke der Reihe. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 115000 marmorierte Halbleinenbände und Haldlederbände mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar(die letzten Bände mit Papier-Rückenschildern), Stempel auf Titel, die Lederbände leicht berieben und gering beschabt, Kopfschnitt leicht angestaubt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, in 113 Bänden (bis zu 3 Supplementbände in 1 Band),.

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        Transaction of the Zoological Society of London: volume 14.

      London: Zoological Society of London, 1872. - Quarto,472 pp.47 handcoloured and uncoloured lithographic plates, some double page. Contemporary green half morroco, new endapers, a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Grundzüge einer Virbrationstheorie der Natur

      Franz Kluge, Reval 1872 - German natural philosopher Baron Nikolai von Dellingshausen (1827-1896) was the first to propose a wave theory of matter, 50 years before Louis de Broglie. Dellingshausen proposed that particles are "standing waves" and the motion of particles is a vibrational process. His ideas were influenced by two contemporary theories, the kinetic theory of heat (heat as motion) and the wave theory of light (light transmitted through vibrations in the ether). ix, 405 pp. 8vo. Three quarter cloth binding with marbled paper covers. Paper title at spine has faded, some scuffing from shelf wear. Ex-library with libray bookplate on front pastedown, ink library ownership stamp on title page, no other marks within. Quite clean within, text in German. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trois mois en Orient. Basse-Egypte, Syrie, Jérusalem, Constantinople. Journal de voyage pouvant servir de guide aux voyageurs en orient

      1872 - in-12 de (4), X, 495 et (3) Paris, Challamel Ainé, 1872, , in-12 de (4), X, 495 et (3) pages, exemplaire broché (bas du premier mors fendu), Première édition de cette mission catholique de la "caravane française", pèlerinage pieux à travers le nord de l'Afrique jusqu'à Constantinople. Rocquigny Du Fayel effectua son voyage en bateau, en chemin de fer, en barque, à cheval et en caravane. Il visita Alexandrie, Le Caire, Suez, Port Saïd, Jaffa, Jérusalem, Naplouse, Nazareth, le mont Thabor, Tibériade et ses environs, le mont Carmel, Saint Jean d'Acre, Tyr, Saïda, Beyrouth, Damas, Rhodes, Smyrne et Constantinople. Sur la page de titre, l'ex-libris de "M. Henri de France. Chev[alier] du S[aint] Sépulcre". Quelques rousseurs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        O Le Faamatalaga O Le Tusi A Paulo Ia Eperu. Notes on the Epistle to The Hebrews in the Samoan Dialect

      The Religious Tract Society, London - Undated (inscription dated 1872). pp 172, frontis. Inscribed to Seymour Thorne George by Sir George Grey, "Kawau N.Z. 23 Nov 1872". A different previous owner's signature to pastedown. Red cloth binding. Front hinge worn but binding still firm. A rare Samoan item. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        The Technical Educator: An Encyclopedia of Technical Education.

      London.: Cassell, Petter and Galpin., 1872. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4 volume complete set. An important work and very detailed for anyone interested in the Industrial era in Great Britain. With the 31 articles on Principles of Design by Christopher Dresser. (Never before published) + All the other engineering and design fields inc; Chemistry, Fine Arts, Civil Engineering, Quarrying, Museums, Shipbuilding, Technical Drawing, Coach Building, Optical Instrumentation and Instruments, Perspective and Draughtmanship, Colour Theory, Printing, Machinery, Mining, Sanitary Engineering, Metalwork, Stained Glass, Woven Fabrics, Ceramics, Glassware, Furniture Decoration, Colour Harmony, Carpets, Shams in Decoration, Wallpapers, etc, etc, + Eminent Inventors and Manufacturers, Capital and Labour, etc, etc. With some of the best engraved plates and illustrations including 4 full page multi-coloured chromolithographs. Contemporary half black calf and cloth boards, some rubbing at edges and spine edges, some light foxing here and there, but contents very good mostly. *This set was originally sold in fortnightly parts over 2 years and was contributed to by some of the most able and skilled people in their fields. The series by Christopher Dresser is worth the entrance fee alone. He is by far the most innovative, creative and flamboyant designer of his own day and the present. This landmark and complete series of essays is still being used and referred to today by teachers and craftsmen and women. This also in many ways contains the seeds and beginnings of the burst of individual craftsmen who brought in the Aesthetic movement and the Arts & Crafts design that abounded in the late 19th century. A work of significant importance for all who work with their hands.

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        [Das Kapital, in Russian] Kapital. Kritika politicheskoi ekonomii Â… Perevod s nemetskago. Tom pervyi. Kniga I. Protsess proizvodstva kapitala.Kapital. [With:]

      

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        Walt Whitman's Books (promotional poster)

      Washington, D.C., 1872. Spectacular oversized advertising poster designed by Walt Whitman for distribution to booksellers, an artifact reflecting both his printing background and his promotional energy. The primary headlines read: "Walt Whitman's / BOOKS / LEAVES OF GRASS / DEMOCRATIC VISTAS / AFTER ALL NOT TO CREATE ONLY / AS A STRONG BIRD ON PINIONS FREE / ALSO, JOHN BURROUGHS' 'NOTES ON WALT WHITMAN AS POET AND PERSON.'" Detailed descriptions and prices are given in smaller type for each book. Whitman was a tireless promoter of his work and image: "despite his seeming self-confidence (colossal egoism, some have said) and his unlimited faith in a democratic society in which all are equal, Whitman engaged in a lifelong manipulation of the public and posterity through an unrelenting publicity campaign. . . . He left nothing to chance" (E.H. Miller). The final book advertised on the poster, Notes on Walt Whitman as Poet and Person by John Burroughs, was effectively ghostwritten by Whitman. This example was one of the cache of "perfect" unused posters discovered in 1954, and distributed to libraries by legendary Whitman collector Charles Feinberg, as described by William White in "A Walt Whitman Poster" (The American Book Collector, X:3, November 1959). OCLC locates sixteen institutional copies of the poster, at least two of which, Texas and Virginia, were also gifts of Feinberg. A fine copy of an unlikely survival. Promotional poster, measuring 29.5 by 24 inches, bordered in black and printed in various metal and wooden types, headed by Walt Whitman's oversized "signature." Lightest toning to edges.

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        The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals.

      London: John Murray,, 1872. With photographic and other illustrations. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, titles to spine gilt, simple blind panels to covers, fore edge untrimmed, black coated endpapers. Housed in a custom cloth-lined slipcase. 7 heliotype plates, 3 folding; woodcut illustrations to the letterpress, many full page. Spine gently rolled with very light rubbing to extremities and a minute nick to headcap, tips lightly bumped, front cover with a couple of pale markings and a short (10 mm) split to cloth along blind rule at upper outer corner, internally a little foxing to versos of plates with images unaffected, the very occasional small spot to margins. An excellent copy with an unfaded spine, a nice example of the original cloth. First edition, second issue as usual with the misprint "htat" on the first line of p. 208, the plates in early state, numbered in arabic rather than roman. Expression of the Emotions completed Darwin's great cycle of evolutionary writings, "written, in part at least, as a confutation of the idea that the facial muscles of expression in man were a special endowment" (Freeman), a subject originally intended for the Descent of Man. Darwin invited the photographer Oscar Rejlander to make comparative studies of laughter and crying, obtained photographs of lunatics from asylum director James Crichton-Browne and consulted the French physiologist Guillaume Duchenne regarding his electrical research on the facial muscles. The plates are among the earliest commercially reproduced photographs in a printed book.

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        History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes od the principal chiefs,

      Philadelphia by D. Rice + Co,, 1872,. two volumes, 450 + 50 Portraits, 541 + 50 Portraits. Halbleder mit Lederecken, Vorderkanten leicht berieben, Versand D: 5,00 EUR Geschichte Amerikas, Indianer, USA, Vereinigte Staaten,

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        Les sept Journées de la Reine de Navarre. Suivies de la huitième (Edition de Claude Gruget, 1559). Notice et notes par Paul Lacroix. Index et glossaire. Planches à l'eau-forte par Flameng.

      Librairie des bibliophiles, Paris 1872 - 4 Bde. in 2 Bden. Paris, Librairie des bibliophiles, 1872. 8°. Rote Maroquin-Bde. mit reicher, goldgepr. Rückenverzierung, mehrfacher Deckelfiletierung mit Eckfleurons, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Ganzgoldschnitt, in Schubern. Eines von 10 numerierten Exemplaren auf Papier de Chine (GA120 Ex.) mit den Radierungen in Zuständen "vor der Schrift / avant la lettre". - Tadellose Erhaltung in sehr dekorativem Einband. Sprache: Französisch Rote Maroquin-Bde. mit reicher, goldgepr. Rückenverzierung, mehrfacher Deckelfiletierung mit Eckfleurons, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Ganzgoldschnitt, in Schubern.

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        Etude médico-légale sur la folie

      1872 - XXII, 610, 6, 48pp. Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1872, in-8, XXII, 610, 6, 48pp, demi-chagrin havane, dos à nerfs avec décors floraux ( rel de l'époque), PREMIÈRE ÉDITION. Ouvrage tardif de Tardieu (1818-1879) éminent médecin légiste du XIXe et pionnier de la psychiatrie française. Ouvrage structuré en quatre parties : la première exposant les conditions dans lesquelles le médecin légiste intervient; la seconde donnant les préceptes généraux sur la manière d'examiner des fous et à la constatation de l'état mental ; la troisième consacrée aux différents genres de folie au point de vue médico-légal et la dernière présentant un choix d'observations de l'auteur. Contient 15 fac-similés à pleine page représentant des écritures d'aliénés. Accident sur le dernier plat. Intérieur très frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rural Idyll.

      Oil on canvas. In the original frame with a nineteenth century label on the back inscribed 'E. Calvert Bought of the Artist 1872. 8 3/8 x 15 5/8 inches (21.5 x 39.8 cms). c. 1872. Provenance: Phillips Auction House 1999 Fine Art Society, exhibited 2012

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        Atlas of Livingston Co. [County] New York. From Actual Surveys by and under the Direction of F.W. Beers

      F.W. Beers & Co., New York / Gates-Chili News, Incorporated, Rochester 1872 - First edition. All maps included. Boards a bit warped, two-panel New York State map stained and repaired along edges, a few maps lightly foxed or smudged with small tears along edges, ink name on front endpaper. 1872 Large Hardcover. Dozens of maps of towns and villages in Livingston County, New York, with a map of the whole state, a table of distances and explanations, and a map of the whole of Livingston County. Engraved by Louis E. Neuman, lithography by Chas Hart. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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