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        African Lepidoptera, being descriptions of new species.

      London, Longmans, Green & Co. (1873-1875 ?). 3 parts. 4to. pp. 16, with 18 (12 handcoloured) plates. Unbound in original printed wrappers. Junk describes the work in his JUNK RARA II pp. 136 as follows: "Part 1 (February 1873). Coloured plates 1-6 (37 figures) with letterpress, pages 1-8. Contents: Papilio constantinus, evombar. Pieris manahari, antsianaka, cebron, capricornus, rhodanus. Eronia vohemara, verulanus. Amauris nossima. Salamis anteva. Junoniakowara. Acraea satis, pentapolis, peneleos, polydestes, pharsalus. Part 2 (Sept. 1874). Coloured plates 7-12 (41 figures) with letterpress, page 9-16. Contents: Acraea manadaza, masamba, masonala, hova. Godartia crossleyi, trajanus, Neptis biafra. Euryphene camarensis, ribensis, comus, nivaria, porphirion. Harma capella, cyclades, ciceronis. Mycalesis vola, ankova, iboina, antahala. Part 3 (1875 ?). Black plates 13-18 (35 figures) without letterpress. Contents: Papilio colonna, philonoë, andronicus, Acraea cydonis, sambavae, rabbaiea, satis. Godartia wakefieldii. Diadema usambara. Charaxes hadnanus, andara, andriba, analeva, andranadorus. Mycalesis avelona, Erebia rakoto, ankaratra, passandava, n.sp.? Part 1 and 2 contain figures and descriptions of new species chiefly from Madagascar, then from the Camaroons, Old Calabar and Ribé (East Africa). The descriptions are copied (literally) from Ward's 2 papers (published in 'Entomologist's Monthly Magazine' volumes 6-9 and 8-9): 'Descriptions of new species of Diurnal Lepidopt. From Madagascar'. and 'Descriptions of new species of African Diurnal Lepidoptera'. The second paper is continued also through volume 10 of the 'E.E.M.' and I have no doubt that the species described in the continuation are those figured there in the 3rd part, which has no letterpress. This very beautiful work is highly important for the knowledge of the East African Fauna, as it contains 55 new species. Ward has not written any other work and also the "A.L." were - perhaps owing to the death of the author - soon interrupted. The book may be considered as the rarest of all modern works on Butterflies. My copy is the first I have ever seen, though I have searched for the book for more than 20 years. But, what is the chief thing: my copy is an unicum as it includes a third part quite unknown till today, which, as it seems, had never been in the trade; for neither are the plates coloured nor has it a letterpress, and the numbers of the plates as well as the name of the butterflies are not printed but only neatly written by pencil". We presume that Junk was wrong when he thought his copy to be an unicum, as we have sold a few copies in recent years.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Atlas of Monmouth County CO N.J. Freehold Holmdel, Howell, Manalapan,Mata

      BEERS, COMSTOCK &CLINE, 36 VESEY ST, NY 1873 - Engraved on stone by Louis E. Neuman, 36 Vesey St. NY, Lithog Power Press Prints of Charles Hart 36 Vesey St. NY, gilt lettering on front cover, boards are detached but present, pages browned & chipped, all maps are intact (one pull-out torn, but the torn pieces are present), all maps are fresh and clean in soft colors, some maps are thin at the fold, all but one map can be framed, extremely desirable atlas for local atlas fans of Monmouth County NJ, Townships: Atlantic, Freehold, Holmdel, Howell, Manalapan, Matavan, Marlboro, Middletown, (northern & southern) Millstone, Ocean (northern, central & southern) Raritan, Shrewbury (northern & southern) Upper Freehold & Wall, front endpage and title page wrinkled. DATE PUBLISHED: 1873 EDITION: UNPAGINATE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pascarel 1873. Foll-Farine 1873. A Village Commune (n.d. 1882). Wanda 1883. Held in Bondage 1873. Ariadne (n.d. 1878). Guilderoy 1889. Frescoes 1883. Puck 1873. Two Little Wooden Shoes 1874. Signa 1876 11 Volumes.

      Melbourne, George Robertson, 1873-1889.. First Australian Editions; 8vos; pp. approx 500 pages each; all uniformly bound in contemporary half leather bindings, titles lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers and page edges, the cloth of two volumes have been effected by damp staining also effecting front endpaper and first few pages, text of all volumes is clean and bright, all bindings are tight and in good condition, a good set. Rare first Australian Editions mostly issued in the same year as the first London editions. Ouida was the pen name of Maria Louise Rame.

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        GESCHICHTE DER REPUBLIK DER DREI BUNDE (GRAUBUNDEN) IM ACHTZEHNTEN JAHRHUNDERT Zum erstenmale nach den amtlichen und sonstigen handschriftlichen Quellen.

      Chur,, 1873-1875.. In-8 p. (mm. 209x125), 2 voll. in 3 tomi, mz. pelle mod., fregi e tit. oro al dorso, conserv. bross. orig. (con manc.), pp. (3),V,535; 224; 619 (numeraz. continua). Testo in gotico. Storia della repubblica delle tre leghe (Grigioni) nel XVIII secolo. Il primo vol. si occupa della parte politica, il secondo (in 2 tomi) della parte storico-culturale. "Edizione originale" di di questa importante e rara opera. Lieviss. arross. altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        The Heart of Africa : Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored Regions of Central Africa, From 1868 to 1871

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1873-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. xvi, errata, map, 559p., ill. pl.; x., map, 521p., ill. pl. Bound in modern green leather. Green cloth boards. Gilt lettering on red cloth label. Good binding and cover. Minimal shelfwear. Cut to title page bottom, most likely owners signature removal. Clean, unmarked pages. Maps are in excellent condition. Hilmy II, p. 225; Gay, 2568. Czech, p. 144. Georg August Schweinfurth, was German botanist and traveler who explored the region of the upper Nile River basin known as the Baḥr al Ghazāl and discovered the Uele River, a tributary of the Congo. On his return to Berlin in 1866, from his first venture into Africa, he obtained a grant permitting him to conduct a botanical exploration in the Baḥr al Ghazāl region. In January of 1869 he went back by way of Suakin to Khartoum, where he began his ascent of the White Nile River and then ventured into the southwestern Sudan region with a party of ivory traders. He visited the Bongo and Mangbetu peoples as well as the allegedly cannibalistic Naim-Naim, who filed their teeth to points. He also provided the first authoritative account of the Congo Pygmies. Schweinfurth crossed the Nile-Congo watershed and, in March 1870, reached the westward-flowing Uele River, an affluent of the Congo, which he mistook for a part of the Niger River. His discovery of the Uele, however, helped toward a final estimate of the extent of the Nile system.

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        ETUDES EGYPTOLOGIQUES COMPRENANT LE TEXTE ET LA TRADUCTION D'UNE STELE ETHIOPIENNE INEDITE ET DE DIVERS MANUSCRITS RELIGIEUX AVEC UN GLOSSAIRE EGYPTIEN GREC DU DECRET DE CANOPE

      LIBRAIRIE A. FRANK 1873 - RO30055784: 158 pages. Nombreux hiéroglyphes en noir et blanc. Manque le dos, plats détachés. Statue, Stèle, Monuments divers ( Tables d'offrandes de Hariri, Cercueils de deux rois Anten, Scarabé au nom d'Amenophis 3, Palettes des scribes, Tableau de l'enlèvement de la récolte, Harpe d'amenmes, Ecrier de Psar. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat passable. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 962-Egypte et Soudan [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      London, 30. Januar 1873.. 1¾ S. 8vo.. An den Geologen William Samuel Symonds (1813-1885): "Will you kindly send me a line to say by what train you will come up on Monday; and I will arrange with Morris to meet us at University College, to look out any Diagrams you may wish for your Lecture in addition to the Lantern Photographs [...]". - Mit alt montiertem Klebestreifen am rechten Rand der Recto-Seite; auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Vignette und gedr. Adresse der University of London; die Verso-Seite mit kleineren Montagespuren und kleinerer Abriebstelle in der Unterschrift.

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        Die hervorragendsten Kunstwerke der Schatzkammer des österreichischen Kaiserhauses.

      Wien, Holzhausen, 1870-1873. - 5 nn. Bll., 100 Originalradierungen von W. Ungar, J. G. Fahrnbauer, E. Schuhmann u. a. Originalhalblederband mit Rückentitel und -vergoldung sowie etwas Deckelblindprägung. Imperial-Folio. Exemplar der Subskriptionsausgabe auf besserem Papier; Titel- und Tafelverzeichnis hier noch zweisprachig im dt./englischen Paralleltext vorliegend. Im Auftrag des Obersthofkämmers Franz Graf Folliot de Crenneville veranstaltetes Prachtwerk, das die von Quirin Leitner initiierte Neuaufstellung der Schatzkammer dokumentiert. Die hervorragend gestochenen Abbildungen zeigen die wichtigsten Objekte der kaiserlichen Sammlungen, darunter Kunstkammerobjekte wie Cellinis Salzfass, die Kronjuwelen, Uhren, aber auch Prachthandschriften. Das vorgebundene gedruckte Subskriptionsblatt weist unser Exemplar als jenes des "Herrn Josef Kalous, Realitaetenbesitzer, Ritter des San Silvesterordens etc." aus. - Die vordere Einbanddecke oben mit kl. Wasserschaden, innen jedoch tadellos und fleckenfrei. ÖBL V, 121.

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        Grand Dictionnaire de Cuisine

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1873. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good. Publisher's green cloth, rubbed a bit and cloth split at the front hinge. Mild foxing, a little heavier in a few spots, small tear to final page. Frontis of the author. vi, 1155, 24pp. Two portraits of the author. Cagle 171, Vicaire 297, Bitting 135, Oberle 238. Though due to the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war, Dumas never saw the publication of his great work on cuisine, it remains a monument to a truly bracing love of food - an unlike most of his novels, but all accounts he actually wrote the whole thing himself. A magnificent mix of encyclopedia, recipe book, anecdote and nonsense. He has Jacques Coeur bringing back the first turkey's from Turkey in 1432. Charmingly, the entry for madeleine reminds him of a "petite aventure" that he recounts. On truffles: "We asked the wise about the truffle and after two thousand years of discussion they responded as on the first day: We don't know. We asked the truffle herself and she responded: Eat me and worship God." Size: 4to (quarto). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000126.

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        Colton's General Atlas Containing One Hundred and Eighty Steel Plate Maps and Plans, on 119 Imperial Folio Sheets

      G.W. & B. Colton & Co., New York 1873 - Large folio. Complete as issued with all 134 plates present. Publisher's half calf and cloth gilt. Ex-library copy with spine letters, bookplate, ownership stamp, and pocket. Wear and tear at the extremities, a good copy, slight age-toning in the margins, but otherwise the maps are clean and unmarked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The intellectual life,

      Ldn., Macmillan, 1873.. 1873. XIX (I), 455(1) pp. and MacMillan & Co's 59 (1) pp. catalogue: "BELLES LETTRES" and "GOLDEN SERIES". Original steel-engrd. portrait of Leonardo da Vinci by Leopold FLAMENG as frontispice. Giltruled orcloth, spine gilt-lettered, blind-ruled sides. Bdg. a bit worn & rbbd., spine-giltlettered but faded; front inner hinge bit weak. Internally a fresh and clean copy in FIRST EDITION. Bookbinder's slip of Burn & Co. on rear pastedown. ¶ OF GREAT RARITY.

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        Das Haupt-Portal des Jndustrie-Palastes der Wiener Weltausstellung im Jahre 1873.

      Wien, A. Planck & Sohn, 1873.. Fabrlithografie, Bildausschnitt 34 x 46,5 cm, Blattgr. 43 x 54,5 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, nicht bei Paulusch, Ikonografie von Österreich. Sehr seltene und äußerst dekorative Ansicht der für die Weltausstellung 1873 errichteten Rotunde im Wiener Prater, mit reicher figürlicher Staffage; Sammlungsstempel unterhalb der Darstellung, ein kleiner Einriss oberhalb der Darstellung alt hinterlegt, gering fleckig, sonst tadellos.

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        Memoires critiques et historiques sur plusieurs points d'antiquites militaires. 4 Teile in 1 Band. Tome I und II: Histoire detaille de la guerre que fit Cesar en Espagne contre les Lieutenants de Pompee. Tome III:Memoires critiques & historiques sur

      . l'armee de Jules Cesar. Tome IV: Defense des Memoires militaires sur les Grecs & les Romains contre le livre du Chevalier de Lo-Looz. Berlin, Haude & Spener, 1873, Kl.-4°, XXVI, 576 ., mit 3 großen und einigen kleinenTextvignetten sowie 18, teils mehrfach. gefaltete Kupferstichtafeln u.a. ein große Karte von Katalonien / Nordspanien und 3 Umgebungskarten nordspanischer Städte (Lleida / Balaguer) und 1 Detailkarte aus der Bourgogne, einfache Interimsbroschur - Text und Tafeln wohlerhalten. *Erstausgabe

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        Cyanecula Leucocyana (White-Throated Bluebreast)

      London 1873 - This splendid hand-colored, folio-size lithograph, Cyanecula Leucocyana, from John Gould’s (1804-1881) monumental book "Birds of Great Britain" (1862-1873) is in excellent condition. Measuring 21.25" x 14.5", this lithograph displays the author’s scientific skill and attention to detail. Commonly called White-Throated Bluebreasts, this intimate scene illustrates adult birds feeding their young. All are expertly hand-colored with intricate patterns in differing shades of brown. The male is colored with bright blue neck and white throat with black, white and rufous collars. The scene is set in a field with rocks and delicate pink flowers. John Gould was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them. Gould was especially proud of this sumptuous work “Birds of Great Britain” describing the volumes as a return to his old love of native birds. Unlike in earlier publications, however, the illustrations incorporate more nests, eggs, and young than the earlier works, with a focus on landscapes and family groupings. The ornithologist and his collaborators took more of an interest in creating accurate, appropriate settings, and included more plants and fully delineated environments, resulting in a number of lavish scenes of action and interaction. Gould's rightful pride in these illustrations was reflected in his preface explanation of their coloring: " every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were colored by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty thousand illustrations in the present work have been so treated, it will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought." Gould's pride in “The Birds of Great Britain” was matched by its public success.

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        Eaux-fortes et rêves creux

      Léon Willem 1873 - - Léon Willem, Paris 1873, 16x24,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 250 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, seul tirage avec 30 Chine et 70 Hollande. Ouvrage illustré de 20 eaux-fortes originales hors-texte de l'auteur. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée de l'auteur de 2 pages adressée à Prosper Blanchemain, enveloppe jointe et encollée sur une garde. Piqûres affectant essentiellement le premier plat et les gardes, un petit manque marginal sur la dernière garde. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE NEW MAGDALEN

      TORONTO, ONTARIO: HUNTER, ROSE & COMPANY. GOOD+. PUB 1873. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: FIRST CANADIAN EDITION / HUBIN PAGE 88. FOREST GREEN CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH DARK BROWN COATED ENDPAPERS,AND GILT TITLES TO THE SPINE AND FRONT COVER OVER BLACK ARABESQUE DESIGN.CORNERS ARE WORN WITH SPINE ENDS WORN TO THE TEXT BLOCK AND SIGNIFICANTDULLING TO THE SPINE, SOME SCATTERED STAINING TO THE LIGHTLY TONED TEXTBLOCK WITH A SMALL PIECE MISSING AT THE TOP OF THE HALF-TITLE. A NICECOPY OF A RARE EDITION OF THIS 19TH CENTURY MYSTERY.. Keywords: MYSTERY.

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        THE FIEND'S DELIGHT

      NEW YORK NY A. L. LUYSTER PUB 1873. - NEAR FINE. BAL 1097 / AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED WITH VERY NICELY REPLACED LIGHT BROWN COATED ENDPAPERS AS WITH ORIGINAL. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY WITH THE "FIEND" GILT SPINE DECORATION A BIT FADED. FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Six Lectures on Light Delivered in America in 1872-1973

      Longmans, Green, London 1873 - xiv, 278, [2:advertisements] pp., 32 pp. publisher's catalogue. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author. Publisher's cloth, institutional blind and ink stamps. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        History of English Literature.

      Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas. 1873 - 4 volume set, 8.25 inches tall. Very fine binding by Bayntun in half morocco with raised bands, simple gilt spines, gilt top edges and very distinctive floral tooling in black. Translated from the French by H. van Laun, one of the masters of the Edinburgh Academy. A very faded inscription by Henri van Laun, dated 1874, is above the half title. An extremely pleasing set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de La Céramique

      - Etude descriptive et raisonnée des poteries de tous les temps et de tous les peuples. Ouvrage contenant 200 figures sur bois part H. Catenacci et J. Jacquemart, 12 planches gravées a l'eau-forte par Jules Jacquemart, et 1000 marques et monogrammes. Hachette et Cie., Paris, 1873. Contemporary quarter burgundy morocco over crimson pebble cloth boards by A. Souze & Engel, the sides flamboyantly decorated within thick borders bearing flower heads and gilt circles from which emanate large foliate branches, the central panel bears a lavish display of gilt and black floral ornaments and insects; spine in compartments between double ruled banding and enhanced with foliate tools in both gilt and blind, title stamped direct; aeg; large 8vo, 269x190 mms. First Edition. With twelve stunning mounted engraved plates by Jules Jacquemart, two hundred engravings within the text and one thousand marks and monograms.A striking binding by A. Souze & Engel of Jacquemart's history of ceramic art which is the classic nineteenth century history of ceramics. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Yorkshire, Past and Present : a History and a Description of the Three Ridings of the Great County of York from the Earliest Ages to the Year 1870 : with an Account of its Manufactures, Commerce and Civil and Mechanical Engineering [Complete in 4 Volumes]

      London : Mackenzie, [1873] - Physical desc. : 2 v. In 4 : ill ; 31 cm. Contains engravings of Yorkshire scenes, individuals and buildings. Subject: Woolen and worsted manufacture - Wool trade and industry - History. Civil engineering - Mechanical engineering. Yorkshire (England) - Description and travel. Commerce Very good copies all in the original, elaborately gilt-tooled and decorated cloth over beveled boards. Impressively re-cased in matching cloth with contrasting, gilt-blocked title and colume label indications. Minor library marks remain internally. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains an uncommonly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 8 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain, and Their Allies the Club Moses, Pepperworts, and Horsetails. 6 volume set

      London Frederick Warne & Co [1873]. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Light scattered foxing. Aeg Reprint Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 2068pp. Over 315 full colour plates.

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        Turdus Iliacus, Linn (Redwing)

      London 1873 - This splendid hand-colored, folio-size lithograph, Turdus Iliacus, Linn, from John Gould’s (1804-1881) monumental book "Birds of Great Britain" (1862-1873) is in mint condition. Measuring 21.25" x 14.5", this lithograph displays the author’s scientific skill and attention to detail. Commonly called the Redwing, this bird is expertly hand-colored with shades of brown and tan covering the face and back, brown and white spots on its underside and brilliant red coloring under its wings and gray wingtips. This bird is illustrated on a well detailed and colored branch with rich dark berries. About to take flight, the angle and positioning of its wings allows for its body and coloring to be appreciated. John Gould was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them. Gould was especially proud of this sumptuous work “Birds of Great Britain” describing the volumes as a return to his old love of native birds. Unlike in earlier publications, however, the illustrations incorporate more nests, eggs, and young than the earlier works, with a focus on landscapes and family groupings. The ornithologist and his collaborators took more of an interest in creating accurate, appropriate settings, and included more plants and fully delineated environments, resulting in a number of lavish scenes of action and interaction. Gould's rightful pride in these illustrations was reflected in his preface explanation of their coloring: " every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were colored by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty thousand illustrations in the present work have been so treated, it will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought." Gould's pride in “The Birds of Great Britain” was matched by its public success.

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        Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

      MacMillan & Co., London, 1873, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition Unstated, Illustrated By: Tenniel, JohnSize: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. This lovely volume was bound by Kelliegram for Brentano's, N. Y. and is stamped in gilt "Kelliegram Binding". Kelliegram bindings were an innovation of the English firm of Kelly & Sons. Often one of the engravings inside the book was reproduced on the cover with leather onlays or inlays. This copy, has an illustration on front and back covers. Red leather with lovely gilt designs in the corners, gilt along edges of the boards, five raised bands with four small dots on each in gilt, chess piece gilt decorations between the bands, title, author and date in gilt, all edges gilt, ribbon place marker, green cloth endpapers, 50 illustrations by John Tenniel, including full-page frontispiece with tissue [3], [4], 224 pages, [2]. Top corners have a little light wear, head of spine has a little wear where boards meet spine (same at foot of spine but less). Illustrator: Tenniel, John. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 4 oz. Category: Fiction; Children. Inventory No: 010628.

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        The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. 16 Volumes Plus Index

      D. Appleton & Company, New York 1873 - First edition, published 1873-76, with index published in 1878. Complete in sixteen volumes plus index. Very attractive set in three quarter saddle tan calf leather over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands, gilt spine lettering, gilt decorated compartments, all edges marbled, matching marbled endpapers, each volume ten inches tall and an average of just more than two inches thick. Very well-kept set with tight bindings, gilt bright and clear, light scuffing and edgewear, very minor chips to the very tops of a few spine heads, some light age-crackling to spine surfaces of a few volumes (fully stabilized), dark spot to the lower leather portion of the rear cover of volume IV with a bit visible along the edge of the spine, very clean pages with no names or other markings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Australia and New Zealand

      London: Chapman and Hall. 1873. First. First edition. Two volumes. Tall octavos. 553; 516pp. Folding maps. Publisher's reddish-brown cloth stamped in black and gilt. Volume One carefully rebacked, some small tears on the folding maps, modest edgewear on the boards, a handsome, very good set. With the bookplate of (presumably Charles Sidney) Buxton in each volume. .

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        Oorkondenboek van Holland en Zeeland. Uitgegeven van wege de Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Eerste afdeeling: tot het einde van het Hollandsche Huis (in twee delen).

      Asd./'s-Grv., Frederik Muller/Nijhoff, 1866-1873. - 2 dln. 4to. VII+,337; VI+577 pp. Met uitsl. geneal. tabel van de Graven van Holland. Reg. Gebonden. Half leer met gemarmerde platten en schutbladen. Goed ex. (Randen iets geschaafd; papier hier en daar iets roestvl.).

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Ethnologischer Atlas sämmtlicher Menschen-Racen in Photographien, . . .Hamburg, Otto Meissner, [1876]. With letterpress title-leaf and 179 albumen prints mounted on 25 paperboard leaves (31.5×46.5 cm), each leaf with a short general description in German, and all photos with irregularly numbered captions. Loose in a modern black half cloth clamshell box, with the original printed title-wrapper mounted on front.

      Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p. 154; KVK/WorldCat (1 copy); cf. Theye, "Einige Neuigkeiten zu Leben und Werk der Bruder Carl Victor und Friedrich Dammann"; not in Ferguson; Sabin; South African Bibliography; etc. Extremely rare collection of photographs intended for the use at schools, by Carl Victor and Friedrich Wilhelm Dammann, who are best known for their massive photographic work Anthropologisch-Ethnologisches Album in Photographien published in instalments between 1873 and 1874. The collection contains photographs of ethnic types from all over the world, including Africans, Arabs, Chinese, Japanese and indigenous Americans, starting with the "civilised" Western-Europeans and ending with Australians, Melanesians and Micronesians.We have located only two other copies.With contemporary large bookseller's ticket of "Vetter's plastische leermiddelen" in Rotterdam, specializing in education. Paperboards slightly browned and foxed, some minor stains and occasional damage to the photos. Original wrapper rubbed. Extremely rare photo album.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Chronological Pictures of English History, Containing portraits of the eminent persons, with illustrations of the Civil, Political, Ecclesiastical, Naval, and Military Transactions, the Discoveries, Inventions, Arts, Sciences & Improvements, of each Perio

      Edward Stanford (+ Thomas Varty + Roake ), London 1873 - Title page + 2 page list of illustrations + 7 single sided pages of details of each illustration ( except last one ) + 40 single sided pages of tinted litho. illustrations. Condition poor as published using "gutter percha" which as normal has perished, so pages detached, with some edge damage, some edge folding, edge tears, and staining, most pages with foxing, SEE ALL SCANS, all ills. Present & poss all pages, with 2 end pages front & 2 rear, 1st endpage has an 1873 gift inscription from A.J. Warner and folded. 2nd front endpage is folded & torn almost in two. The book is published by Edward Stanford and undated, 7 pages details of each illustration is Pub. By Roake and Varty, 38 illustrations are published by Varty the last two by Stanford & title page by Stanford. It would seem that it was originally published in 1832-3 by Thomas Varty, then in 1873 Edward Stanford published this edition with 2 extra illustrations ( also by John Gilbert) published by themselves, & their own Title page, with all other pages from Varty ( most likely he obtained a stash of unsold & unbound copies by Varty & then Stanford added his own Title page and added his own illustrations of reign of King George IV & Queen Victoria. Each plate illustrates a Period, many with Autographs of the Sovereigns and the most distinguished Characters. Very rare, as gutter percha deteriorated, most copies have been split up and single illustrated pages sold for up to £140 or more for each good page. At time of listing I could not find another copy the same. Just one similar damaged copy, but with only 29 plates & only one? Text page ). As folio/large book, extra postage for outside U.K. ( if outside U.K. please email me before ordering stating country it will go to ). Can be seen and purchased by arrangement at fair I do in London, Long Melford, Norfolk etc, folio 27 x 55cm Approx [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Malcolm Books]
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        Le tableau de la croix representé dans les ceremonies de la Ste. Messe ensemble la tresor de la devotion aux soufrances de N[ot]re. S[eigneur]. I[esus]. C[hrist]. le tout enrichi de belles figures.Paris, Francois Mazot, "1651" (privilege dated 20 September 1652). 8vo & small 4to (16.5 x 11.5 cm). With engraved title-page and 48 engraved leaves by Guillaume de Gheyn, J. Collin, and J. Durant. Later 17th-century French red morocco, elaborately gold-tooled with pointillé tools in a panel design with 2 roll borders and hundreds of impression of numerous tools, the 6 spine compartments gold-tooled, gilt edges, marbled endpapers.

      Durportal, Livres à figures, pp. 244-245; The Perkins Library 254; for the binding: Davauchelle, La reliure en France I, pp. 134-144; for Perkins: Quaritch (ed.), Dictionary of Book Collectors, p. 222. First edition of a wholly engraved prayer book. The first part depicts moments in the celebration of the Holy Mass with scenes from the life of Christ, with on the opposite pages prayers in Latin and French adorned with portraits of saints and small flowers, insects and birds, followed by a Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus, and a Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary, both with a portrait. The last part includes 7 psalms illustrated with scenes from the life of David, preceded by a portrait of David surrounded by events from his life with "Histoire de David" on a banderol. The binding is a fine example of French "pointillé" tooling. This luxurious style of finishing, consisting of dotted lines and curves, was introduced in France in the third decade of the 17th century and was used by many masterly gilders, the most famous of whom was known as "Le Gascon", a mysterious binder whose identity remains obscure.The present copy comes from the library of the 19th-century collector Henry Perkins, whose collection "was in certain respects the most valuable ever brought together" (Quaritch). The library was sold at auction in 1873.With the armorial bookplate of Willes Nevin on front pastedown and owner's inscriptions of Henry Perkins, Willis Nevin ("July 1873 / Bought from Pickering who bought it at the Perkins sale of books"), and Ernest Geldart ("1877"). Name below the dedication struck through. Spine and board edges skilfully repaired (possibly to obscure the removal of 2 clasps). A very good copy in a luxurious binding.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        1873 Motley's Dutch Republic Leather First Edition

      Very Good Condition, Quarter leatherbound with leather points, First Edition, 1873 copy of "Motley's Dutch Republic." This is the history of the Netherlands. This is a Beautiful copy with marbled page block. It has five raised bands on the spine with gold gilt decoration. It has marbled endpapers. Binding is solid and tight. This is not the 1890 reprint.

      [Bookseller: The Woodward Avenue Bookshelf]
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        ORIGINAL pencil, crayon and watercolor drawing, captioned "Davy Jones Locker"

      n.p, n.d., ca. 1940s. 16 x 12-3/4 inches. . Unframed, on paper laid onto board . A striking image of an underwater scene, showing the wrecks of various vessels, from Norse longboat to galleon, to liner, to Nazi U-boat, surrounding a uniformed nautical officer, presumably Lord Nelson. Gordon Ross (1873-1946) was a prolific artist, working mostly in watercolor, from his early days in his native Scotland. As a book artist he tackled everything from Dickens to Shakespeare, including a number of titles for The Limited Editions Club. He is also noted for his sporting work, which included illustrations for The Derrydale Press, Surtees's Jorrocks Jaunts and Jolities, and several large prints of notable sportsmen, including Sir Thomas Lipton, Hugo Meynell, Peter Beckford, and Surtees himself. The eminent collector A. Edward Newton, who wrote the introduction to the Surtees edition, praised Ross in his book End Papers: "No one now living in Great Britain and doing work in his line can compare with Gordon Ross, now living in New York...He has no living superior; I doubt if he has his equal for the very quality needed to illustrate a humorous classic." A superb draftsman, with a gift for portraiture, Ross's work has an ingratiating quality of lively elegance; his originals very seldom come on the market

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        ORIGINAL pen illustration, picturing man in a carriage, captioned "My Uncle Pumblechook"

      n.p, n.d. 14 x 9 inches. Signed ("Gordon Ross"), lower right. Unframed, on paper, laid down on board . Gordon Ross (1873-1946) was a prolific artist, working mostly in watercolor, from his early days in his native Scotland. As a book artist he tackled everything from Dickens to Shakespeare, including a number of titles for The Limited Editions Club. He is also noted for his sporting work, which included illustrations for The Derrydale Press, Surtees's Jorrocks Jaunts and Jolities, and several large prints of notable sportsmen, including Sir Thomas Lipton, Hugo Meynell, Peter Beckford, and Surtees himself. The eminent collector A. Edward Newton, who wrote the introduction to the Surtees edition, praised Ross in his book End Papers: "No one now living in Great Britain and doing work in his line can compare with Gordon Ross, now living in New York...He has no living superior; I doubt if he has his equal for the very quality needed to illustrate a humorous classic." A superb draftsman, with a gift for portraiture, Ross's work has an ingratiating quality of lively elegance; his originals very seldom come on the market

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        HISTORIA UNIVERSAL. Traducida del italiano conforme a la £ltima edici¢n de Tur¡n. Unica edici¢n espa¤ola completa, aprobada por el autor, hecha a su vista y con su cooperaci¢n. Ilustrada con lminas, retratos y mapas.

      Libr. de Garnier Hmnos, Par¡s 1873 - 10 vol£menes 4§. Numerosas lms. grab. al acero. Algo de ¢x. Encuadernaci¢n editorial con nervios y dorados, algo rozada. 1873

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        Newmarket & Arabia

      London: Henry S. King & Co., , 1873. An Examination of the Descent of Racers and Coursers. Octavo. Original rust cloth, title in gilt to spine and upper board, panelling in black to the boards, large gilt block of a horse's head to the upper board, invisible green surface-paper endpapers. Hand-coloured steel-engraved frontispiece, 4 folding pedigrees at the rear. Very slight rubbing at the extremities, corner tips and head and tail of the spine, foxing to verso of frontispiece, light toning else, but a very nice copy. First edition. Upton was one of the early experts on the bloodlines of British Thoroughbreds. Shortly after the publication of this work - intended to "point out errors that have been committed in the breeding of our horse" - he travelled in Arabia to obtain purebred horses to improve the quality of British cavalry remounts, Upton served with the 9th Lancers. This copy inscribed verso of the front free endpaper; "Dr. Bell with the best regards of the Author, May 1873."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PASEOS POR CORDOBA, O SEAN (sic) APUNTES PARA SU HISTORIA.

      Rafael Arroyo, C¢rdoba 1873 - 4 vols. 8§. 400p = 400p = 422p, 1h = 184p. Hol. nervios, planos algo deslucidos. - Obra inconclusa, el 4§ tomo no se lleg¢ a editar completo y es dif¡cil de encontrar (Palau no conoci¢ este tomo). 1873/77

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        Tent Life with English Gipsies in Norway.

      London, Henry S. King & Co, 1873. 8vo. XXII + (2) + 540 s. Portrett. 4 xylograferte plansjer. Xylografier i teksten. Foldet kart. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. Ryggen recaked med bevaring av original rygg. Nye forsatsbl. Portrett og smusstbl. fagmessig forsterket i indre marg.. *Schiötz 979a. Sørnorge til Romsdal

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        Histoire de la Céramique. Etude descriptive et raisonnée des poteries de tous les temps et de tous les peuples

      Hachette et Cie, Paris 1873 - In-4 (272 x 185 mm), cartonnage éditeur vélin crème au décor polychrome, dos lisse, tête dorée (signature de Souze et Engel au bas des plats). Illustré de 12 planches gravées à l'eau-forte par Jules Jacquemart, 200 figures sur bois par H. Catenacci et Jules Jacquemart, et de 1000 marques et monogrammes. (quelques défauts d'usage, dos un peu terni, coins émoussés, déchirure marginale pp.125 et 127, feuillets mal alignés, nombreuses rousseurs). // Quarto (272 x 185 mm), editor cream vellum with polychrome tooling, smooth spine, top edge gilt (binding signed Souze and Engel on covers bottom). Illustrated with 12 etched plates by Jules Jacquemart, 200 woodcuts by H. Catenacci and Jules Jacquemart, and 1000 "marques et monogrammes". (some defects of use, spine a bit tarnished, bumped corners, marginal tear pp. 125 and 127, leaves not well lined-up, numerous brownings).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Théorie de l'ornement

      Paris, A. Lévy, Libraire-éditeur, 21, rue Bonaparte, 21 1873 - In-4, (19x29 cm), relié pleine percaline bordeaux de l'éditeur, décor doré sur la couverture, XI pages d'introduction et 366 pages de texte, 23 planches en noir et blanc montés sur onglet in fine, il manque la 1er, 330 motifs d'ornements ; petits manques sur coiffes, dos jauni, mors et coins frottés, assez bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report on a Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York

      The Argus Company, Printers, Albany, NY, 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Marked with library stamps/embossed seals, and number on spine.. Pebbled green gilt stamped cloth over boards, no dust jacket as issued, 43 pages, one b & w lithographed plate titled "Station on Bald Peak," a fold out color map titled "Specimen of (Portion of a) Reconnaissance Map", and the larger fold out 1872 Adirondack Survey Primary Triangulation map. Spine ends and corners are bumped with wear, spine ends chipped, 3 inch separation between spine and front cover at bottom end of spine, covers soiled and scuffed, library stamps on front end papers, previous owner's name on front end paper, a few other library stamps and embossed stamps in text; the large map is torn in several places with old tape repairs. "It is now a question of political importance whether the section covered by the survey should not be preserved, in its present primitive condition . . . " Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 4 oz. Category: Adirondack Mountains Related; Inventory No: 006898. .

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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        De dieren, afgebeeld, beschreven en in hunne levenswijze geschetst. I: Zoogdieren; II: Vogels; III: Kruipende dieren, visschen, ongewervelde dieren.

      Leiden, Noothoven van Goor, n.d. [1862-1873]. - (1st ed.). 3 vols. Large 8vo. (V)+12+XXXII+566+(2)+X+555+III; XXII,828,IVp., With 67 (incl. 4 col.), 68 (incl. 14 col.), 110 lithogr. plts. Indexes. Hardcover. Dark blue buckram bindings with white decoration and lettering (c. 1900). VG/--. (Spine ends sl. bumped, spine of vol. III sl. creased, few scratches on frontcover of vol. I; owner's name on titles, occas. very light foxing, incl. to a few plates). * Landwehr Coloured plates, 47. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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