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        Voyage d'Exploration en Indochine effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868, par une Commission Française présidée par M. le Capitaine de Frégate Doudart de Lagrée

      Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1873. Four volumes, comprising: two volumes text, large quarto, with a portrait frontispiece, 11 maps, a plate and a plan, and many half-page steel-engraved illustrations throughout; and two atlas volumes folio, the first part "Cartes et plans" with 12 maps, nine plans and an aerial view (some tinted); the second "Album pittoresque" with 48 plates (including 44 bis) on 40 sheets (six of them double-page), mostly tinted in sepia and 11 of the plates in full colour; a handsome set with the text volumes finely bound in contemporary red crushed morocco signed by Hardy, ornately gilt with complex borders corners and fleurons, inner gilt dentelle borders, all edges gilt; the atlas volumes in contemporary red straight-grained quarter morocco with more modest but similar decoration in gilt on the spines. Exploration of the Mekong. A fine copy of the first edition of this great book, one of only 300 copies printed; with the text volumes, very finely bound, in a rare and attractive issue on fine China paper.The wonderfully illustrated official account of the most important exploration in Indochina in the nineteenth century, this details Garnier's extraordinary expedition which covered more than five thousand miles in Cambodia, Laos and Yunnan and carried out the momentous exploration of the Mekong River.The Mekong Expedition followed years of lobbying, mainly on the part of Francis Garnier, who held passionate beliefs about France's "civilising mission" as well as the riches which he claimed would flow from the Mekong, in terms of trade with China. He had been a vocal, though pseudonymous, pamphleteer on the subject and became a most energetic second-in-command of the expedition. The French representative in Cambodia, Doudart de Lagrée, was chosen to lead the expedition.The party left Saigon on 5 June 1866 with orders to find a navigable route into south-western China, and to search for any potentially profitable commodities en route. The journey took them through through Vietnam, Cambodia, including the royal capital of Phnom Penh, Laos and into China. Although the mission was a failure in commercial terms - the Mekong was found to be unnavigable by boats of any size - the party's achievements were immense: mapping over four thousand miles of previously unsurveyed territory and becoming the first Europeans to enter Yunnan province by a southern route.Whilst Garnier was the expedition's principal cartographer, the fine views in the atlas are based on the drawings of Louis Delaporte, a young regular naval officer, but also an artist of considerable talent and great technical skill. "Delaporte's illustrations, ranging from detailed architectural drawings to sketches of people and places the Frenchmen encountered, make the record of the Mekong mission one of the most pictorially complete for the exploration of Indochina in the nineteenth century" (M.E. Osborne, River Road to China, p. 86). The beauty of the landscape, the great diversity of the peoples of the region and the exotic ancient monuments were all recorded in breath-taking detail by Delaporte, and reproduced in sumptuous lithographs and engravings in Garnier's account. Of particular interest are the intricately detailed plates of the mighty ruins of Angkor, the centre of Cambodian glory between the ninth and fifteenth centuries and the overgrown ruins of Vien Chan, the ancient Laotian capital.Apart from the very first stage of the expedition, the large party with their mountain of provisions travelled up the river in pirogues, narrow dug-out canoes, which were pushed forward by the use of long bamboo poles or, in the treacherous rapids, painstakingly pulled along the shore by means of a boat hook. Whilst the Mekong's fearsome rapids and the spectacular Khon waterfalls dashed any hopes of it as a future trade route, more immediate problems beset the expedition, such as encounters with tigers, leeches, quicksand and inevitable illness. Dysentery was a common problem, but much worse was fever. Garnier was lucky to survive a bout of typhoid fever, which rendered him unconscious for eighteen days, and caused him to lose a lot of skin and all his hair. Nevertheless he was fit enough within a couple of months to make a journey of one thousand miles mostly on foot through territory never before explored by Europeans, back to Phnom Penh to secure passports for the party to travel into China.Much to Garnier's regret the party had to abandon the Mekong after Se-Mao in Yunnan, and even to consider following the Red River to Tong-king. But in the event they pressed on through Yunnan, passing through Kunming (Yunnan-fu). De Lagrée succumbed to fever and remained in Hui-tse (where he died soon after) while the party proceeded under the command of Garnier to the Muslim stronghold of Ta-li across the Yang-tse in western Yunnan in the hope of once more seeing the Mekong River. Here Garnier was ordered by the Sultan to abandon the journey under threat of execution if he and his party did not do so. On returning to Hui-tse the party found De Lagrée had died. At this point Garnier became the official leader of the expedition, which returned to Saigon by way of Shanghai.Problems of publicationPublication was not to be easy. Dr Osborne summarised some of the problems recently: 'In many ways it was remarkable that the official version was ever published. Garnier prepared material for the official publication in trying circumstances. He was short of money, partly I expect because he was travelling to receive various honours, including the Patron's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, but also because he was incurring expenses in connection with the publication project that were not met by the French Navy. Additionally, neither he nor any other members of the Mekong expedition had received the promised payment for equipment lost while they were exploring the river. When he asked for a subvention of 100 francs a month the accounting branch of the navy opposed it remarking that "the question of expenditure is nothing. The danger of precedent is all."!'He was fortunate in being able to incorporate almost all of the material he had prepared from his diaries and which had formed the basis of his series of article, twenty-two in all, that had been published in the Tour du Monde, but he still had to oversee the inclusion of the material prepared by other expedition members that form three-quarters of the text in volume 2.'Then, as I detail in River Road to China, the Navy had great difficulty in convincing other government ministries to subscribe to the publication of the 300 sets that were finally printed. All of this is recorded in an archival dossier with the title 'L'Affaire Hachette'.'On top of all these problems Garnier was under attack from those who thought he did not give due credit to the expedition's leader, Doudart de Lagrée, who had died towards the end of expedition. And there was the Franco-Prussian War to interrupt the processing of the book towards publication. So all in all publication was a remarkable event'.Limitation of the editionPublished in a very small edition, this is now a distinctly rare book when complete: most of those copies held in Indochina have been destroyed by subsequent events, and the beautiful plates have made it a target for the print trade. This copy has a further quality: the text volumes are printed on very fine China paper and clearly represent a special issue of the book. The two slender volumes of text are about half the width of other copies of the first edition that we have seen and given the splendid binding of this copy we can only assume that it was issued with a special purpose.Several bibliographies note that the printing of the first edition was limited to 800 copies but in fact the number was substantially less. As noted above, in the course of the research for his book River Road to China Dr. Osborne identified an archival source setting out in detail the French Navy's great difficulty in convincing other government ministries to subscribe to the publication of the 300 sets that were finally printed. The source for this, later confirmed by Jean-Pierre Gomane in his 1994 book L'Exploration du Mekong: Ernest Doudart de Lagrée-Francis Garnier (1866-68), was the dossier 'L'Affaire Hachette' held in the colonial archives (Archives nationales, Section Outre-Mer, 'Missions', carton 41, dossier C 10 (79)). This confirms that just 300 copies of the two text volumes plus an atlas were printed in 1873. Gomane also notes without comment that there was a second edition, published in 1874 and dated thus, of the text volumes alone. Dr Osborne had not previously been aware of the special fine paper issue of the text volumes seen here, nor is there any reference to such an issue in Gomane's account.Provenance and bindingFrom the library of Victor Forquenot de La Fortelle (1817-1885, engineer), with his bookplate in each text volume; evidently not bound for him as the ornately decorated gilt spines incorporate the cipher "TA" or "AT". The fine and highly ornate bindings are signed "Hardy", presumably the Henri Hardy who worked in France in the second half of the 19th century and was later employed as a "French finisher" by the Club Bindery in New York (an ambitious attempt to replicate European skills in the U.S., which lasted from 1895 to 1909). Since de la Fortelle died in 1885 these bindings must date from Hardy's French period.

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        The Christian in Palestine or Scenes of Sacred History, Historical and Descriptive. Illustrated from Sketches taken on the Spot by W.H.Bartlett.

      London, George Virtue / Printed by Joseph Rickery of Sherbourn Lane, no year [ca.1873]. Quarto. Engraved titlepage and normal titlepage, IV, [2], 234 pages with 78 plates (steel-engravings of Palestine / Israel) Original Hardcover [Original publishers full morocco with gilt lettering on spine and gilted ornaments all around]. Wonderful binding in very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Upper hinge with minor crack. A beautiful example of this importnat travel book. The plates with some minor spotting. Includes also the panoramic double-page view of Jerusalem.

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        De Militaire Willemsorde. Oorspronkelijk Dramatische Schets in 1 Bedrijf

      's-Hage, carpentier, 1873.. Octavo. Pp. 32. Original stiff wrappers, bit worn, frayed, lower wrap gone; some foxing. In good condition. ~ First edition. Extremely rare. Published for the benefit of the wounded and mutilated gunner G. van den Akker with a note to this effect pasted at bottom of front wrapper. Rosier (Pieter Jacobus) Faassen, 1833-1907 was a prolific writer, actor and playwright, Knight in the Order of Oranje-Nassau. His dramatic oeuvre numbers more than twenty plays, including box-office successes like ?Anne-Mie?, "De Ledige Wieg? (The Vacant Crib) and the one-act play ?Manus de Snorder? (Manus the Coachman). He published his autobiography ?Mijn leven? in 1897 and it was reprinted several times. ?De Militaire Willemsorde? is a one-act play whose main character is Van Balen, elderly veteran decorated with the Military William Order, the oldest and highest honour of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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        Über progressive Muskelatrophie, über wahre und falsche Muskelhypertrophie.

      - Berlin, Verlag August von Hirschwald, 1873, 8°, X, 383 pp., 11 lith. Taf., Pappband im Stil der Zeit mit altem Rüchenschild; Text sauber, die Tafeln etwas fleckig. Nikolaus Friedreich (1825-1882) "had been both a pathologist and an internist at the University of Würzburg where he briefly succeeded Rudolph Virchow as professor of pathology after the latter had become Professor of Pathology at the Charité in Berlin. Friedreich was academic head of the department of internal medicine at Heidelberg University for 23 years, commencing at the age of 32 years. He was both a neurologist and cardiologist. Neurology, at that time, was not a separate specialty, but either part of psychiatry or internal medicine. He extensively wrote on hereditary spinocerebellar degeneration and ataxia, but also on PMA and true and spurious muscle hypertrophy. He suggested that PMA was not of spinal origin but represented a primary muscle disease, any lesions in spinal cord being secondary to ascending inflammation N. Friedreich, Über progressive Muskelatrophie, über wahre und falsche Muskelhypertrophie, Hirschwald RM, Berlin (1873) and R. Virchow, Zur Erinnerung an Nikolaus Friedreich, Arch Pathol Anat 90 (1882), pp. 213-220. Such an opinion was understandable because sectioning of peripheral nerves, already known at that time, not only produces Wallerian degeneration, but also retrograde reaction in respective neuronal perikarya. Friedreich's view indicated that PMA was not at first considered to be of spinal origin, but in certain patients may primarily develop in the skeletal muscle. Of course, Meryon had already studied postmortem tissues of his patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and firmly stated the primary lesion being in the muscle while '[.] in the spinal cord and nerves connected within [.] not the slightest trace of disease was detected'. In order to further corroborate primary pathology in PMA less required biopsy studies but rather full autopsies allowing histological examination of the spinal cord, the spinal roots and the peripheral nerves. As a further step in elucidating PMA, not only a condition independent of spinal cord injury or neural origin, but also several such forms were proposed." Hans H. Goebe, The Eighth Meryon Society Lecture read at Worcester College, Oxford on 2 July, 2004. Neuromuscular Disorders, Volume 14, Issue 12, December 2004, pp.822-828 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Béarn et Navarre. 1517 à 1572 Publiée, pour la première fois, sur le manuscrit original pour la Société de l'Histoire de France par Paul Raymond.

      1873. Edita Jules Renard, Libraire de la Société de l'Histoire de France. 1873 - Imprimerie de A. Gouverneur. Nogent-le-Rotrou, Francia. . 1 Vol. . XVIII+375 pp. Cuarto. Pasta española. . Nicolás de Bordenave (1530?-1601) fue un pastor calvinista francés, muy cercano a la familia Albret, titulares de la soberanía del Béarn en el siglo XVI y reyes de Navarra. La reina Juana de Navarra (Jeanne d'Albret) le nombró Historiógrafo de la Casa de Navarra y le encargó la redacción de una historia del Reino durante los años de soberanía de la familia (desde 1517). El pastor, firme defensor de la política de los Albret frente a las revueltas de los nobles católicos en la Baja Navarra, muestra en el texto un fuerte sentimiento anti español y especialmente por lo que considera una usurpación de los derechos legítimos de la casa de Albret-Foix, tras el matrimonio de Juana con Antonio de Borbón, de la casa de Borbón. Publicado por primera vez en 1572, fue reeditado por la Sociedad De la Historia de Francia en 1873, edición a la que pertenece este ejemplar, a impulso del archivista y paleógrafo Paul Raymond. Raymond desarrolló gran parte de su carrera como archivista del Departamento de los Bajos Pirineos, que engloba las tres provincias vascofrancesas y el Béarn, realizando el primer inventario de su archivo documental y contribuyendo a casi cada investigación histórica sobre el territorio realizada en su época.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und einigen eh. Notenbeispielen.

      Göttingen, 6. V. 1873.. 3¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An den Komponisten Johann Peter Gotthard in Wien: "Eine kleine Verlegenheit treibt mich, Sie bittweise anzugehen. Mir ist abseiten der Göttg. Gel. Anzeigen Ihr Verlag 'Sixtin. Capelle v. E. Schelle' zur Recension angetragen - ich habe mich dem gern unterzogen, nachdem ich allgemeine Einsicht genommen. Nun aber fehlt sonderbarer Weise [...] im Texte der zweite Bogen p 17-32 [...] Da mir nun dran gelegen ist baldmöglich den Bericht zu vollenden, so bitte ich Sie hierdurch inständig um rasche, möglich[st] umgehende Sendung jenes Bogens p[er] Kreuzband. Eine andere Bitte wiegt schwerer, worauf ich wo nicht sogleich doch baldige Antwort wünsche. Ich möchte Ihrem geschätzten Verlag mein neuestes (die älteren kennen Sie nicht!-) Opus anbieten [...]". - Eduard Krüger war Gründer eines Gesangvereins, mit dem er vor allem Oratorien Haydns und Händels aufführte, und betätigte sich als Mitarbeiter musikalischer Fachzeitschriften und Musikkritiker. "Seit 1838 war Krüger mit Robert Schumann bekannt, dessen neuromantische Reformideen er in seinen Publikationen unterstützte ('Beiträge für Leben und Wissenschaft der Tonkunst', 1847). Krüger redigierte 1848 vorübergehend die 'Neue Hannoversche Zeitung'. Nach seiner Berufung als akademischer Musikdirektor an die Univ. Göttingen wurde ihm 1861 der Professorentitel verliehen. Mit Max Herold und Ludwig Friedrich Schöberlein gründete Krüger 1876 die kirchenmusikalische Zeitschrift 'Siona'; außerdem gab er die Zeitschrift 'Frisia' heraus. Später widmete sich Krüger der Katalogisierung des musikalischen Bestandes der Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen" (DBE).

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        A Photograph of Vice Admiral Sir Charles F. Shadwell and Officers of HMS Iron Duke, Yokohama, June 1873.

      Yokohama, - 23.5 x 30.2 cm. Original photograph, unmounted albumen print. This photograph which includes in the group of fifty officers, two Japanese described as 'clerks'- 'Koja Nobro' and 'Hirano Tamenojo'. Each individual in the photograph is numbered discretely in black pen, and then and then idenified by reference to a separate contemporary manuscript list of names. The Japanese on board were no doubt undergoing naval training.

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        The Library Shakspeare [ Shakespeare ]

      London: William MacKenzie 1873. 3 volumes, no date, circa 1873 , engravings through text, bound in a recent quarter green morocoo with marbled boards. The original all edges gilt, scattered foxing. . Very Good. 1/4 Morocco. 1873. Large 4to.

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        Bibliotheca Casinensis

      Cassino - Ex Typographia Casinensi 1873 - A scarce anthology of religious manuscripts from the Cassino Library. Written in Latin. Collected and edited by the Monks of the Order of St. Benedict, a Roman Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of St. Benedict. Featuring thirty-six coloured plates. Collation presumed complete. St Augustine's ramsgate Institutional ink stamp to title page as well as a Monastic bookplate to the front pastedown of both volumes. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half vellum bindings with cloth boards and gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, Sound with slight rubbing. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages. Scattered spotting throughout both volumes. Repaired tear to title page of volume one. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und einigen eh. Notenbeispielen.

      Göttingen, 6. V. 1873. - 3¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An den Komponisten Johann Peter Gotthard in Wien: "Eine kleine Verlegenheit treibt mich, Sie bittweise anzugehen. Mir ist abseiten der Göttg Gel Anzeigen Ihr Verlag 'Sixtin. Capelle v. E. Schelle' zur Recension angetragen - ich habe mich dem gern unterzogen, nachdem ich allgemeine Einsicht genommen. Nun aber fehlt sonderbarer Weise [.] im Texte der zweite Bogen p 17-32 [.] Da mir nun dran gelegen ist baldmöglich den Bericht zu vollenden, so bitte ich Sie hierdurch inständig um rasche, möglich[st] umgehende Sendung jenes Bogens p[er] Kreuzband. Eine andere Bitte wiegt schwerer, worauf ich wo nicht sogleich doch baldige Antwort wünsche. Ich möchte Ihrem geschätzten Verlag mein neuestes (die älteren kennen Sie nicht!-) Opus anbieten [.]". - Eduard Krüger war Gründer eines Gesangvereins, mit dem er vor allem Oratorien Haydns und Händels aufführte, und betätigte sich als Mitarbeiter musikalischer Fachzeitschriften und Musikkritiker. "Seit 1838 war Krüger mit Robert Schumann bekannt, dessen neuromantische Reformideen er in seinen Publikationen unterstützte ('Beiträge für Leben und Wissenschaft der Tonkunst', 1847). Krüger redigierte 1848 vorübergehend die 'Neue Hannoversche Zeitung'. Nach seiner Berufung als akademischer Musikdirektor an die Univ. Göttingen wurde ihm 1861 der Professorentitel verliehen. Mit Max Herold und Ludwig Friedrich Schöberlein gründete Krüger 1876 die kirchenmusikalische Zeitschrift 'Siona'; außerdem gab er die Zeitschrift 'Frisia' heraus. Später widmete sich Krüger der Katalogisierung des musikalischen Bestandes der Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen" (DBE).

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      [Japan 1873] - . Stiff yellow stitched wrs., very good, 55 b.w.woodblock illustrations, 1 color woodcut, 55 double foldedleaves. Co-author/artist Hasegawa Sadanobu. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Gedenkblatt zum 50jährigen Dienst-Jubiläum des Kaiserlichen Ober-Post-Directors Ritter p.p. Herrn Joseph Ignatz Eickholt am 21sten Juni 1873 gewidmet von den Beamten des Ober-Post-Directions-Bezirks Cöln'.

      - Aquarell und Zeichnung v. Göplingshausen, dat. 1873, 60 x 49,5 Fein ausgeführtes Aquarell mit kalligraphisch gestalteter Beschriftung. - Oben Ansicht von Köln über den Rhein mit Schiffbrücke im Vordergrund. - Unten zwei Ansichten von Arnsberg vom Klosterberg und Schwelm. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

      London: John Murray, 1873. Sixth Edition . Three-quarters leather. Very Good/No jacket - as issued. 19 x 13 Cms (7.5" x 5"). PUBLISHING DETAILS: Sixth edition, thirteenth thousand, of Darwin's world-changing book, published by John Murray of London in 1873. 458 pages, with fold-out diagram. Size; 19 x 13 cms (7.5" x 5"). Weight; 670g (1.5 pounds). CONDITION: I would rate this as very good. The book has been rebound in three-quarters brown leather, with 5 raised bands to the spine, over combed boards (see photo). The covers are generally sound and clean - the leather may have been restored - if so, very neatly. The leather spine labels are missing, thought the indents of the words can still be made out. The binding remains tight and secure. The text is generally clean and bright with just the odd mark. There is some light foxing to the prelims and back endpapers but no labels or inscriptions. Overall, this is a neat early printing of a most collectible title and will look very well on the bookshelf. THE BOOK: 'can we doubt ... that individuals having any advantage, however slight, over others, would have the best chance of surviving and of procreating their kind?' In the Origin of Species, Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. His insistence on the immense length of the past and on the abundance of life-forms, present and extinct, dislodged man from his central position in creation and called into question the role of the Creator. He showed that new species are achieved by natural selection, and that absence of plan is an inherent part of the evolutionary process. Darwin's prodigious reading, experimentation, and observations on his travels fed into his great work, which draws on material from the Galapagos Islands to rural Staffordshire, from English back gardens to colonial encounters.

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        Briefwechsel und Tagebücher des Fürsten Hermann von Pückler-Muskau. Bde. 1 - 6 (v. 9).

      Hamburg, Hoffmann & Campe, 1873 - 1874.. Braune Original-Ganzleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln; Buchdeckel mit umlaufenden Blindprägungen; marmorierter Buchschnitt; Vorsatz mit ästhetischem Exlibris. Briefkorrespondenz und Reisetagebücher des Landschaftsarchitekten, Schriftstellers und Orientreisenden Fürst Hermann von Pückler-Muskau (1785 - 1871). Gliederung: Erster Band: Briefwechsel, 473 S. Zweiter Band: Reisetagebücher und vermischte Aufsätze. Bd. 1, 480 S. Dritter Band: Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler und Varnhagen von Ense, 473 S. Vierter Band: Briefe Pückler's an Ludmilla Assing - Pückler's Bräutigamsbriefe an Lucie, Reichsgräfin von Pappenheim, geborene Freiin von Hardenberg - Vermischter Briefwechsel aus Pückler's Jugendzeit, 1800-1809., 443 S. Fünfter Band: Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler und Alexander von Humboldt - Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler und Lady Hester Stanhope - Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler und Heinrich Heine - Briefe Pückler's an Lucie 1817-1822 - Vermischter Briefwechsel aus Pückler's Jugendzeit, 1810-1820., 479 S. Sechster Band: Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler und Heinrich Laube - Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler und die Herzogin Dorothea v. Sagan - Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler und Edwina Viereck - Briefwechsel zwischen Pückler, seinem Neffen, dem Fürsten von Schönaich-Carolath und Grävell, wegen Anstellung eines Predigers - Briefe Pückler's an Lucie 1824 - 1826 - Briefe Pückler's an Lucie während seines Aufenthalts in England. 1827-1829 - Vermischter Briefwechsel aus Pückler's Jugendzeit, 1821-1826., 500 S. Im Besonderen aufgrund der von ihm visionär gestalteten Landschaftsparks in Muskau und später in Branitz gilt Pückler-Muskau heute als genialer Landschaftskünstler, der in der Umsetzung seiner gestalterischen Konzepte seiner Zeit in mancher Hinsicht voraus war; vor allem seine durch großflächigem Umpflanzungen geschaffenen "Blickachsen" gelten als zukunftsweisende Elemente moderner Parkgestaltung. Eine Schwester im Geiste fand der "Parkomane" in seiner neun Jahre älteren Ehefrau Lucie von Hardenberg (1776 - 1854), Tochter des preußischen Staatskanzlers und Reformers Karl August von Hardenberg (1750 - 1822), die Pücklers Leidenschaft teilte und rückhaltlos unterstützte. Popularität erlangte Pückler ferner durch seine ausgedehnten Reisen, insbesondere in den Nahen und Mittleren Osten, dessen Kultur und Lebensweise er wie kaum ein anderer Zeitgenosse studierte. Sein Versuch, die Quellen des Nils zu erforschen, führte ihn 1838 bis in den Sudan, bis er südlich von Khartum schwer an Malaria erkrankte und den Rückweg nach Europa antreten mußte. Pückler blieb der morgenländischen Kultur ein Leben lang verbunden, so ließ er sich gern in orientalischer Tracht abbilden. Der zwischenzeitlich nahezu vergessene Pückler ist heute als Landschaftsvisionär, nicht zuletzt aber auch aufgrund seines unkonventionellen, bisweilen als tollkühn bezeichneten Lebenswandels, mit dem er die strenge - oft vorgespiegelte - Sittlichkeit seiner Zeit- und Standesgenossen konterkarierte - so ließ es sich im Einvernehmen mit Lucie von dieser scheiden, um in England eine begüterte neue Ehefrau zur weiteren Finanzierung seiner Landschaftsprojekte zu suchen - , wieder wesentlich stärker in den Blickpunkt des öffentlichen und kulturellen Interesses geraten. Der Fernsehsender Arte widmete ihm am 1. und 9. März 2015 eine einstündige, mit Spielszenen angereicherte Dokumentation. Originalausgaben von Pücklers Briefen, Schriften und Reiseberichten die er unter den Pseudonymen "Der Verstorbene" und "Semilasso" veröffentlichte, sind heute nur noch selten anzutreffen.. Buchrücken etwas aufgehellt, Kapitale und Gelenke partiell etwas berieben; bei Bd. 6 zwei Seiteneinrisse fachmännisch geschlossen. Sonst gute Exemplare dieser überaus seltenen Bände; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Vida De Santa Teresa De Jesús, Publicada Por La Sociedad Foto-Tipográfica-Católica. Conforme al Original Manuscrito Que Se Conserva En El Real Monasterio De San Lorenzo Del Escorial.

      Imprenta Aguado, Madrid 1873 - 415pp - CCIV pp. con el facsímil del manuscrito y dos hojas. En papel de hilo. Muy buen ejemplar encuadernado de época en pergamino, lomera con un tejuelo. Size: 34 x 23,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Around the World in Eighty Days (1873 First Edition)

      James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1873 - A true first edition, with 1873 publication notice entered at the Office of the Librarian of Congress and 1873 printed at the bottom of the title page. The title was first published serially in 1872 inthe French newspaper "Le Temps" as "Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-vingt Jours." The story is the author's most famous adventure-travel book. Of the author (1828-1905), Martin Seymour-Smith said, "Verne was a boy at heart; but an ingenious and inspired boy," noting that Verne's prophetic stories, "many of them set in the future, coincided with the rise of science" (Funk & Wagnalls Guide to Modern World Literature, p. 409). This lively narrative has the endlessly inventive Phileas Fogg, usually a sedentary London gentleman, and his French valet, Jean Passparteout (literally, "go everywhere"), crossing three continents and two oceans by railway, steamers, trading vessels, yachts, carriages, sail-sledges, and other means (including an elephant) in 80 days (a feat then considered almost impossible) in order to win a time sensitive wager with Fogg's fellow club members. He is pursued by private detective Fix, who believes he is a bank robber. Nail-biting delays and death-defying feats are many. A notable addition to Fogg's entourage is a charming Hindu widow, Aouda, whom he saves from ritual immolation (and later marries in England, to his great happiness). Needless to say, the winning of the bet is a cliff-hanger, relying upon his having crossed the international date line eastbound, therefore gaining a day (Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia, pp. 52, 1076; Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, p. 73; The Penguin Companion to European literature, pp. 797-798). This book is bound in green cloth with bright gilt illustration and decoration on the front board and spine. It is embossed with black in-fill, except on the rear embossed board. Boards are beveled. It has brown end papers with a faded bookplate on the inside front board (upon which only "New York" can be made out under magnification). The title page is embossed with the previous owner's seal. The seal has raised the paper, but has not imprinted it with ink. There is an Intact tissue guard between the frontispiece portraying Phileas Fogg and the title page. The five stitch sewn binding is shaken but holding, with signature pp. 115-126 held by one stitch and page 308 (one of 54 full-page illustrations) loose and laid-in place. The is gilt on all 315 page edges. The volume has considerable shelf wear on the spine heel and crown, as well as corners (please see photograph). Original state binding. The interior pages are unmarked with very rare soiling. A drawing by Jules Verne of his little decked bark ("Bourset Malais," the "Saint Michael") is printed opposite the first page of the Introduction. Includes, in addition to the 54 ful- page drawings rendered as steel engraving plates, a smaller illustration on page 297 ("Passepartout putting out the gas-light"). This is a very rare 1873 first edition. The story remains popular and has been adapted to many formats, including a Broadway theater play produced and directed by Orson Welles and with songs by Cole Porter, a motion picture film with a star-studded international cast (1956 Academy-Award Best Picture winner), a 1989 NBC miniseries headlined by Pierce Brosnan, Julia Nickelson-Soul, and Peter Ustinov, and a SCI-FI Channel television series that premiered in fall 2000 ("The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne") (see The New York Public Library Literature Companion, p. 479). This book is a very good candidate for further conservation and rebinding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Fur Country. Or Seventy Degrees North Latitude, Translated from the French by N.d'Anvers. With One Hundred Illustrations

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. [1873] 1874, 1873. FIRST EDITION: A very fresh copy, printed November 1873 with typical practice of a post-dated (1874) title page. Octavo, pp.334 illustrated with steel engravings. Bound in original pebble-grained green pictorial cloth embossed in blind, gilt and black, dark brown endpapers. There were four variant colours of cloth. A small amount of trivial wear to cloth at head of spine. Neat owner's inscription to front free end paper and again to title page. This is possibly the first printing in English, as the London edition was also issued in that month.

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        Species General et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes, Comprenant la collection du Museum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris, La Collection Lamarck, Celle du Prince Massena, (Appartenant maintenant a M. le baron Benjamin Delessert), et les Decouvertes Recentes des Voyageurs. - Incomplete Set, Seven Volumes: Famille des Ailees.; Famille des Canaliferes., Premiere, Deuxieme, & Troisieme Partie.; Famille des Purpuriferes., Premiere & Deuxieme Partie.; Famille des Turbinacees

      Paris: Chez Rousseau, Libraire / J.-B. Bailliere, Libraire, 1873. First Edition. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Edges rubbed with some loss and drying of leather, spines faded, bookplates of Thomas B. Wilson and Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia on front endpaper of each volume, foxed throughout though more lightly on plate pages than text. 1873 Half-Leather. Incomplete set of seven volumes. 8vo. Six volumes bound in half-leather - brown leather spines & corners, marbled boards, gilt titles. Fischer volume: navy blue leather spine, pebbled cloth boards with blind-stamped borders, gilt titles. French text. Fischer volume references a total of twelve. Volumes lacking here are: Famille des Enroulees (2 vols.); Famille des Columellaires; Famille des Plicacees; Famille Des Myaires. Includes 453 hand-colored plates (of the 902 total called for in the set). Despite listing the generas of turbo and troque on the title page, the Fischer volume does not appear to include treatments of these, or the associated plates called for (44 total). 'In the Delessert collection and that of the Natural History Museum of Paris Kiener had available the largest and most varied fund of conchological material on the continent. He soon put it to good use; and in 1834 he published the first part of his Species general et iconographie des coquilles vivantes (153). This exquisitely illustrated iconography, started before the Sowerbys and Reeve began to issue theirs, appeared at intervals up to 1879, when eleven volumes had been completed. All devoted to the illustration of marine gastropods with the exception of the tenth volume, which includes a monograph on the bivalve genus Thracia. The eleventh volume is the work of Paul Fischer (1835-1893). All the illustrations are by celebrated French engravers and artists of the day...' (Dance, Shell Collecting: An Illustrated History, p. 178). Dance 153.

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        FÜSSEN - REUTTE. Sieben Ansichten aus der Umgebung von Füssen, Reutte und aus dem Lechtal: Weißhaus, Weissensee, Vils, Pinswang, Breitenwang, Lechtal und die Bernhardschlucht bei Elbigenalp im Lechtal.

      - Sieben kreisförmige Aquarelle von Max Kuhn, eines signiert und datiert 1873, Durchmesser je 16 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXII, S. 83. - Die reizvollen runden Ansichten mit den selten dargestellten Orten sind miniaturhaft ausgeführt. Sie bestechen durch ihre Farbigkeit und die Genauigkeit der dargestellten Orte und größtenteils identifizierbaren Berge. Der Münchner Landschafts- und Architekturmaler Max Kuhn (1838 - 1888) fertigte Aquarelle und Ölbilder von München und Bayern; Werke befinden sich in der Neuen Pinakothek und im Stadtmuseum München. - Jeweils montiert und mit einem Goldrand versehen. Im Himmel teilweise etwas fleckig, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Around the World in Eighty Days

      Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, London 1873 - "Around the World in Eighty Days" by Jules Verne. True first edition, first printing. Incredibly scarce, with "1873" on the title page, with the vast majority having "1874" on the title page. Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, London, 1873. The book measures 5.25" x 7.5", 315 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white plates throughout. Contemporarily rebound in chocolate cloth with gilt titling and band on the spine. Lacks the frontispiece and the rear advertisements. The book is in very good condition. Soiling to the covers with scuffed edges and bumped corners. Foxing to the fore-edges of the textblock with scattered foxing throughout. Two spots of rubbing to the fore-edge of the textblock. Previous owner's signature in ink on the front endpaper. The binding is starting. A truly rare and scarce copy of this adventure classic. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(F3-30) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trial of Lieutenant Malcolm for Murder. Sir John Simon's Speech for the Defence. [Privately Printed]. VISCOUNT SIMON'S PRESENTATION COPY WITH A.L.s

      8vo., First Edition, with a full - page plan; strongly bound in contemporary red buckram, backstrip lettered in gilt, uncut, ORIGINAL WRAPPERS PRESERVED, a near fine copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM SIR JOHN (LATER VISCOUNT) SIMON TO MAJOR A W H JAMES WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT WRAPPER. A FINE AND RELEVANT A.L.s FROM SIMON TO JAMES IS MOUNTED ON REAR ENDPAPER. The letter is written from HQ, Royal Flying Corps, where Simon served briefly on Lord Trenchard's staff during WWI. Major James has noted the context in a neat hand on inner wrapper: 'Immediately after the trial John Simon came out to HQ, RFC, France, and was attached under instruction to my squadron, No. 6, at Abeele. I had known Simon when I was at Cambridge, and he and Ernest Burge had a hunting box at Huntingdon. John Simon, whom I got to know very well later, in the same mess at HQ. RFC, and later in the H. of C [House of Commons] was intrigued to meet someone who knew his client, Malcolm, well. John Allsebrook Simon, KC, 1st Viscount Simon (1873 - 1954) is one of only three British politicians to have served as Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary [under Churchill] and Chancellor of the Exchequer. In the sensational trial of Lieutenant [Douglas] Malcolm of the Royal Artillery for the murder of Anton Baumberg [Count de Borch], Simon led the Defence. After the summing - up by the Judge [Justice McCardie] the Jury retired and after twenty - five minutes' absence returned a verdict of 'Not Guilty'. RARE, AND IN THIS CASE CONTEXTUALLY UNIQUE.

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        Mareca Penelope. [Eurasian Wigeon]

      No date. [ 1873].. Lithograph, handcolored, sheet size 14 5/8 x 21 1/2 inches. Overall toning to paper, dampstaining at left half of lower edge reaching to level of text lines, small foxed spot at lower right corner and tiny spot at upper left, image itself if clean and the color still bright. With a damaged text sheet. Now reclassified as Anas Penelope, the distribution of this duck covers "the whole of the northern and temperate regions of the Old World, from Iceland in the west to Japan in the east...In China, in India, and in Southern Europe it also occurs during summer as numerously as with us." .

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        The Works of Shakspere [Shakespeare]. Imperial Edition. Edited by Charles Knight. With Illustrations on Steel. BRIGHT, CLEAN, FIRM COPY IN PUBLISHER'S HALF MOROCCO

      Virtue, [1873-76]. 2 vols., Large folio, First Edition thus, text in double column, with engraved frontispieces, engraved and printed titles, and 37 fine engraved plates (all original tissue guards present), frontispieces mildly browned; strongly bound in publisher's black half morocco, coarse-grain cloth sides ruled in gilt, backs with five raised bands tooled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments ruled in gilt and blind, marbled edges, marbled endpapers, hinges open (but binding entirely sound), a remarkably bright, clean, firm, crisp copy in wholly unrestored publisher's deluxe binding. The set comprises Vol. I: Comedies, Histories; Vol. II: Histories, Tragedies, Poems, Plays ascribed to Shakespeare; Brief Notice of Opinion on the Writings. This splendid edition of the Bard is illustrated and engraved by some of the leading artists of the period, including Leslie, Huskisson, Maclise, Pettie, Orchardson and others. The engravings are by Artlett, Sharpe, Lizars, Sherratt, Armytage and several more. Of particular interest is the section on attributed pieces - comprising no fewer than thirteen dramas the full texts of which are not easily available elsewhere: Locrine; Sir John Oldcastle Part I; Thomas Lord Cromwell; The London Prodigal; The Puritan; A Yorkshire Tragedy; Arden of Feversham [sic]; King Edward III; George-A-Greene; Fair Em; Mucedorus; The Birth of Merlin; The Merry Devil of Edmonton. A BRIGHT COPY OF AN IMPRESSIVE AND IMPORTANT EDITION. . Catalogs: literature.

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      London, Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer. 1873, 1873. Political Theory/ Economics. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 13 + pp.2 adverts. FIRST ISSUE without the errata leaf. In publisher's green pebble-grain cloth with gilt titles coated brown endpapers. Rear inner paper joint cracked, light edgwear light edgewear, cloth frayed to spine. Booksellers' ticket 'Burn and Co.' to rear pastedown. A very good copy of this monumental autobiograpphy. PMM345.

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        Le Jardin des Plantes. Compositions et dessins par A. Adam. Texte par Jules Rostaing

      Paris: Ducrocq, 1873. Oblong folio, 24 colour-printed plates and 41 pp. text; some browning of the paper as common for books of this era, but very good in the original red boards embossed in gilt, bumped and a little worn at edges. With kangaroos and, more remarkably, a platypus. A lovely edition of this work, designed as a series of three "promenades" through the Jardin des Plantes in Paris.Although it is of interest for many of the exotic animals on public show (including kangaroos and a platypus), the real significance of the work is the series of views by Adam that show the wider public touring the zoo and which provide an insight into the conditions at what had become, by this date, an important menagerie. Jules Rostaing (born 1824) was a well-known writer on all manner of natural history books, and this charming work is his study of the Jardin des Plantes at mid-nineteenth century. A copy of this work in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France has been given a date of 1873, which would certainly accord with the style of the book and the known period that the publisher Ducrocq was in business.

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        Lombard Street ; A Description of the Money Market

      Henry S. King & Co., London 1873 - In the original brown cloth Victorian binding, gilt titles. Fifth Edition, 1873, and RARE in any of the London 1873 editions. Bagehot's classic analysis of finance and banking, and source of "Bagehot's Dictum", that "in times of financial crisis central banks should lend freely to solvent depository institutions, only against good collateral and at interest rates that are high enough to dissuade those borrowers that are not genuinely in need". This is a book that is often referenced by today's central bankers. Very Good, cloth worn at spine tips and corners, spine a bit darkened, cloth light soiling, rear hinge starting. Period book plate front pastedown with the more recent ownership signature on the book plate and on verso half-title page of Arthur M. Weimer, Dean of the Indiana University School of Business from 1939-1963. A few pages have his informed marginal pencil notations. 359 pages with 35 pages of ads, black endpages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grand Dictionnaire De Cuisine.,

      - Mit 2 Portraits, Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1873, VI, (1 Blatt), 1155, 24 Seiten, 28x17,5, Original-Leineneinband, Rückengelenk geklebt, Name auf Vorsatz, leichte Gebrauchsspuren, stellenweise stockfleckig, Text französisch,

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        Grand dictionnaire de cuisine.

      Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1873 - Percaline verte éditeur, in-4 ( 280x170 mm ), titre doré sur dos et 1er plat.1155, 24 pages.Ex libris manuscrit ( Poirier Elie ) en page de faux titre.Portrait de Dumas en frontispice.Epître à Vuillemot par Lemerre. Gravure portrait avant le texte.Alexandre Dumas et le Grand Dictionnaire de cuisine. Quelques mots au lecteur. Une cuisine modèle. A Jules Janin. Calendrier gastronomique par Grimod de la Reynière. Encore un mot au public. Dictionnaire : A ( Abaisse ) . à . Z ( Zuchetti ).Menus, dressés par Dugléré du café anglais, Verdier de la Maison-dorée, Magny restaurateur, Vuillemot de la Tête-Noire, Brébant, par la Maison Potel et Chabot, Grenet et L'Hermitte.Annexe au Grand Dictionnaire de cuisine ( 24 pages ). Mors et pages de garde restaurés, mouillure ancienne en marge basse. Cuisine

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        Autograph Letter, signed, to Hon. E.[lihu] B.[enjamin] Washburne, U.S. Minister at Paris, France

      Hiram, Ohio, 1873. 1 leaf. 1 vols. 11 x 8.5 inches. Old folds. Introduction of the suffragette Mrs. Helen M. Barnard to the U.S. Minister of France In this letter Garfield writes as an Ohio Congressman to introduce Mrs. Helen M. Barnard to the US Minister in Paris during her survey of conditions for emigrants on board steamships, especially as concerns women and children, as commissioned by the Secretary of the Treasury, William A. Richardson.  Barnard was a government clerk, journalist, and an original member of the Universal Franchise Association, and an associate of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (see "The Selected Papers of SBA and ECS", Rutgers, 2000, Vol. 2, p. 591). Barnard submitted her report to the Secretary on December 1, 1873, which included recommendations for standardization of schedules and transit fares, measures to avoid overcrowding, and other matters. It was uncommon at the time for a woman to hold such a position, a fact that Barnard acknowledged in closing her report, wherein she remarked that the good treatment she received from agents and officials "was especially gratifying... as the appointment of a woman [is] an innovation upon established customs." The addressee, Elihu B. Washburne (1816-1887), severed as Secretary of State under Ulysses S. Grant, and was the sole diplomat to remain in Paris during the Franco-Prussian War, during which time he provided important humanitarian and diplomatic support, efforts recognized by both French and German governments.

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        MY LAST CRUISE. Where We Went and What We Saw: Being An Account of Visits to the Malay and Loo-Choo Islands, the Coasts of China, Formosa, Japan, Kamtschatka, Siberia, and the Mouth of the Amoor River.

      PRIMARY RESOURCE WITH THE NUDE JAPANESE BATHING ILLUSTRATIONPhiladelhia 1873, - Lippincott.Brown blind stamped cloth, verygood, with 29 woodcuts, 502p., including the RARE NUDE BATHSCENE. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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      2 vol. Un frontispice, 15 hors - texte, 15 en - tete, 15 vignettes - lettrines, 12 culs - de - lampe, en or et argent ainsi qu en couleurs, dessines par F. - L. Schmied, graves sur bois. Un des 120 exemplaires (sur 160 en tout) sur papier du Japon, signes par l artiste. Francois - Louis Schmied, ne a Geneve, le 8 novembre 1873 et mort a Tahanaout, au Maroc, en janvier 1941, est un peintre, graveur sur bois, imprimeur, editeur, illustrateur, et relieur. Francois - Louis SCHMIED est un des grands illustrateurs de la periode Art Deco. Illustrations de Francois - Louis SCHMIED.

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        Old Times in West Tennessee. Reminiscences Semi-Historic of Pioneer Life and the Rarly Emigrant Settlers in the Big Hatchie Country. By a Descendant of One of the First Settlers

      Memphis, Tenn: W.G. Cheney, Printer and Publisher, 1873. First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, head and tail of spine with minor loss, else a very nice copy.

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        Les Avantures de Télémaque suivies des Aventures d'Aristonous.

      Mame,, Tours, 1873 - Cm. 28,5, pp. (4) xiii (1) 401 (3). Con antiporta e 13 incisioni all'acquaforte di V. Foulquier (ciascuna protetta da velina). All'inizio sono stati inoltre aggiunti due bei ritratti incisi dell'autore. Bella legatura coeva in pieno marocchino blu mare, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi, piatti decorati da triplice filetto in oro e cornici concentriche centrali. Dentelles interne, sguardie marmorizzate e tagli dorati. Legatura firmata R. Petit. Eccellente stato di conservazione. Ex libris di Marcel Bertrand. Esemplare appartenente alla tiratura di testa di 300 esemplari stamparti su "vergé". Cfr. Vicaire III, 657. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Central-Blatt ( auch: Zentralblatt - Reichscentralblatt ) für das deutsche Reich. Konvolut von 11 Bänden: Erster Jahrgang 1873 bis elfter Jahrgang 1884, herausgegeben vom Reichskanzler-Amt.

      Heymanns, Berlin 1873 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1873 - 1884 ) Hier vorliegend: die ersten 11 Bände des Central-Blattes mit 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884. Jeweils in Oln ( 1877 in Ohln ), Klein4° ( 25,5 x 20,5 cm ).Umfangreiches Konvolut mit Vorschriften, Erlassen, Verordnungen zu allen Bereichen des öffentlichen wie privaten Lebens. Meist mit den Stichworten: Allgemeine Verwaltungssachen / Münzwesen / Maaß- und Gewichtswesen / Justizwesen / Gewerbewesen / Militärwesen / Zoll- und Steuerwesen / Statistik / Heimatwesen / Marine und Schiffahrt / Postwesen / Telegraphen-Wesen / Konsulat-Wesen / Personal Veränderungen / Ordens- und Titelverleihungen. Je Band zwischen ca. 350 - 750 Seiten. Insgesamt von recht guter Erhaltung, Einbände teils etwas berieben, teils etwas angestaubt, Papier innen meist gebräunt. Im Band 1877 in der Mitte etliche Seiten am oberen Rand etwas beschädigt. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 14000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Basil Montagu Pickering 196 Piccadilly W., 1873. First edition of the Author's First book. 125, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in half brown morocco. Fine.

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        14 Briefe an seinen Malerfreund Ernst Henseler (1852-1940) in Berlin aus den Jahren 1873 bis 1879 aus Hamburg, Düsseldorf und Eisenach. Versehen mit zahlreichen Illustrationen.

      - Feder in Grau oder Braun, auf Bütten oder Velin, sämtlich bezeichnet signiert und datiert. Ein 3seitiger mit besonders reizvollen Illustrationen geschmückter Brief ist mit „St. Gehrts" unterschrieben und datiert „Bergedorf. d. 10ten Sptbr. 1873." Bei dem Schreiber handelt es sich hier vermutlich um den jüngeren Bruder von Carl Gehrts, Johannes Gehrts (1855-1921), der ebenfalls Maler war und erst 1873 von Hamburg nach Weimar wechselte. Bergedorf liegt in der Nähe von Hamburg. Nach einem Besuch der Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg ging Gehrts 1871 nach Weimar und studierte an der Kunstschule bei K. Gussow (1843-1907) und A. Baur (1835-1906). Diesem folgte er 1876 nach Düsseldorf, 1889 ist eine Studienreise nach Italien und Griechenland belegt. Er war vielseitig begabt und in seiner dekorativen Manier den Zeitstil treffend, war er ein begehrter Künstler, der mit Aufträgen überhäuft wurde. Gehrts und Henseler hatten sich in Weimar an der 1871 gegründeten Kunstschule kennengelernt.

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        Le livre de pâtisserie. Ouvrage contenant 10 planches chromolithographiques et 137 gravures sur bois. D'après les peintures â l'huile et les dessins de E. Ronjat.

      Paris Hachette 1873 - 4°. 5 S., (Frontisp., Titel, Potrait des Autors), VII, 506 S., 10 chromolithogr. Tafl. u. mit zahlr. Textillustr. Roter Hldr. (Marocaine) d. Zt. mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung. (Mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren). EDITION ORIGNALE. Vicaire 418 - Oberlé/Fastes 230 - Berthelot 114 - Cagle/Matter 219. Schönes Exemplar. Francais; 2,017 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tytler's History of Scotland. With illustrative notes from recently discovered State documents, and a continuation of the History , from the Union of the Crowns to the present time.

      Mackenzie, London, Glasgow - (.including an account of the social and industrial progress of the people; also an essay on Scottish Ecclesiastical History by . Professor Eadie . and an original memoir of the author by Sir Archibald Alison, Bart. . Illustrated with portraits, landscapes, plans of battles etc. . New and greatly enlarged edition. ( Volumen I - IX, so vollständig ). ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - die Bände sind zwischen 1873 - 1877 erschienen, vergleiche den Eintrag im Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog ). Mit zusammen ca. 1800 Seiten und zahlreichen Stahlstichtafeln mit Ansichten aus Schottland, Porträts, Plänen und Karten. Mit jeweils einem chromolithographiertem farbigen Titelblatt. Die Einbände jeweils in roten, reich gold- und blindgeprägten Oln mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt, 4° ( 27,5 x 22,5 cm ). Die Stahlstiche zeigen u.a.: Edinburgh - Marquis of Montrose - Melrose Abbey - Glasgow Cathedral - Battlefields of Bannockburn & Stirling - Regent Moray - Kings College, Aberdeen - Cardinal Beaton - Glasgow University - Sir Walter Scott - Seals - Elgin Cathedral - Castle Fraser - Queen Mary`s Room - George Buchanan - Stirling Castle - Aberdeen Cathedral - Falkland Palace - Tantallon Castle - James III. - Graham of Claverhouse - Craigmillar Castle - Kelso Abbey - Iona Cathedral - Marquis of Argyll - Balmoral Castle - St. Andrew`s Cathedral - Cambuskenneth Tower - Battle of Falkirk 1746 - Charles I. - Cromwell - General David Lesley - Edinburgh Castle - Assassination of Regent Moray - Battle of Culloden 1746 - Charles II. - Duke of Lauderdale - Alexander Lesley - St. Andrews Castle - Battle of Drumclog - Order of the Thistle ( kolorierter Stahlstich ) - David Livingstone - George Wishart - James Watt - The Bass Rock - Dunnottar Castle. Die Einbände teils etwas berieben ( 3 Bände am schmalen Einbandrücken stärker berieben ), teils gering fleckig ( 3 Bände außen mit kleinen Farbspuren weißer Farbe ), Bindung teils etwas gelockert. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten etwas angeknickt - insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. Zusammen 9 Bände.- sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 9500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Woman Suffrage Above Human Law. Letter from Gerrit Smith. Addressed to Susan B. Anthony

      Peterboro, 1873. 2 pp. 1 vols. Folio (Single sheet folio, 14 x 8-5/8 inches). Fine.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Illustrations of China and its People

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle,, 1873?-74. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs, With Letterpress Description of the Places and People Represented. 4 volumes, folio. Publisher's maroon morocco-grain cloth, front covers with large pictorial designs and letters blocked in gilt, bevelled boards, blue endpapers, gilt edges. 218 photographic illustrations on 96 plates. Just a little rubbed, volumes I and III neatly rebacked with the original spines laid down, some skilful restoration at corners and board edges, bookplates removed from all from pastedowns leaving some residual marking, but overall a very good set indeed. First edition. "My design in the accompanying work is to present a series of pictures of China and its people, such as shall convey an accurate impression of the country I traversed as well as of the arts, usages, and manners which prevail in different provinces of the Empire. With this intention I made the camera my constant companion of my wanderings, and to it I am indebted for the faithful reproduction of the scenes I visited, and of the types of races which I came into contact" (Thomson, introduction). "Between 1870 and 1872 he [Thomson] undertook four distinct journeys, up the north branch of the Pearl River, up the River Min to the area around Foochow (Fuzhou), to Peking (Beijing), and finally up the great Yangtze (Yangzi) River. The photographs taken on these journeys form one of the most extensive photographic surveys of any region taken in the nineteenth century. The range and depth of his photographic vision mark Thomson out as one of the most important travel photographers" (ODNB). The present volumes, published on his return to London in 1872, established his reputation as a photographer, traveller and authority on China.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Archibuteo lagopus.

      (London, c. 1873).. Hand-coloured lithograph. 380 x 555 mm.. Fine image of a Rough-Legged Buzzard, from John Gould's monumental "Birds of Great Britain" (London, 1862-1873, 5 vols.). Joseph Wolf (1820-99) "was the first bird artist to understand and use the new freedom of style that lithography allowed [...] He introduced natural settings and a feeling of motion into his paintings. Early training in lithography and art [...] opened the door to Wolf's development into one of the first and finest true bird artists. He breathed life into the stiff 'bird on a perch' portrayals so characteristic of bird art of the day. Wolf liked especially to paint birds of prey and game birds, with their subtle browns and grays" (Cornell University Library). - Fine Bird Books 102. Nissen IVB 372. Sauer 23. Wood 365. Zimmer 261.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("CL Dodgson") to "Mr. [Augustus] Dubourg"

      "Rev. H. Rivers, Knowles Bank, Tonbridge -", 1873. 2pp. in Dodgson's purple ink. 1 vols. 12mo. Small tear at joint, some toning, else fine. "Tell you daughter ... I hope there will be no evil in dining at your house ..." Reading in part: "Your note, which followed me here, encourages me to say that I return hence to London on Tueday, &, if I find a note at the 'United Hotel, Charles Street, Haymarket,' authorising me to come to you that evening for dinner, I shall have much pleasure in so doing ... Will you tell your daughter [Evelyn S. Dubourg], with my love, that I hope there will be no evil in dining at your house that night." Dodgson first met Evelyn Dubourg at a dinner party at her parents earlier in the year, when she was twelve years old, and her father was trying to help Dodgson stage a dramatized version of ALICE, and Evelyn was being considered for the role of Alice (v. Cohen, I p. 183).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        [The Gospel of Saint Matthew in Japanese.]

      [Yokohama?]: No publisher,, [1873]. Octavo, 236 × 162 mm, pp. 200. Stitched as issued in plain paper wrappers, vertical title-label printed on rear wrapper. With frontispiece map of Palestine. Presentation inscription in pencil to blank verso of frontispiece; "Gospel of Matthew- In Japanese. H. E. Jewett from M. L. Gordon, Osaka Japan 1874". Japanese stamp to inside front cover, library label of the Pacific Theological Seminary to the rear cover. Thread attaching covers renewed, small ink splash to rear cover. Occasional light spotting but an excellent copy. Second edition of the translation of the Gospel of Saint Matthew into Japanese, considerably revised from the first version. "J. C. Hepburn, of the American Presbyterian Mission, made a version of the Gospels, aided by a Japanese named Okuno; and, after revising it with the help of S. R. Brown, of the Reformed Church Mission, published Saint Mark and John's Gospels in 1872. Saint Matthew's Gospel, revised by S. R. Brown and David Thompson, of the American Presbyterian Misson, followed in 1873. The work was carried on under great hindrances, owing to the hostility of the Japanese Government and the prejudice against Christianity, which made it far from easy to obtain native assistance. The blocks for printing these early Gospels were cut in secret, and the books had to be delivered in small parcels at night for fear of detection. After the beginning of 1873, however, the prohibitory laws against Christianity were allowed to fall into disuse." (Darlow and Moule).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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