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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).

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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).

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        Alte und neue Kinderlieder. Nach Original- und Volks-Weisen mit Clavierbegleitung herausgegeben von Ludwig Erk. Hefte 1-4 ( Alles Erschienene ).

      Lipperheide, Berlin 1873 - ( Erste Ausgabe - WG II, 172 ) Mit zusammen 121 Seiten, OBroschur, 4° ( 28 x 19,5 cm ). Sammlung der Kinderlieder von Hoffmann von Fallersleben. - Unbeschnitten und teils unaufgeschnitten, leicht gebräunt, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. - selten- ( Gewicht 500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Atlas of Long Island, New York. From Recent and Actual Surveys and Records under the Superintendence of F.W. Beers

      36 Vesey Street New York: Beers, Comstock & Cline, 1873. 192 numbered pages; hand colored maps; the first Long Island Atlas; with some double page and a few triple-fold; the largest map, of Long Island as a whole, is a five-panel; printed by Charles Hart, engraved by L.E. Neuman; collated complete, all maps present and accounted for; includes table of distances for Kings and Queens Counties, L.I., measured on the nearest public roads; Air-Line Distances (the printed term used) for Suffolk County, Long Island; Plan of the State of New York, with the county names; list of United States Statistics, Etc. 1870; Post Offices, Rail Road Stations, &c., on Long Island; Map of Central Portions of the Cities of New York and Brooklyn (mid and downtown Manhattan and the area on Long Island of Brooklyn and Long Island City fronting the East River); a full-sheet advertisement and map for The Flushing and North Side Railroad with its Leased Branches: the Central R.R. of Long Island, the North Shore R.R. & the Whitestone & Westchester R.R.; each map on its on guard and cancel tab; ***Please Note**** we have listed the contents of each separate map and then separated them by a semicolon thus ";" Flatbush, inset of Flatbush Village; City of Brooklyn; Parkville P.O. & Windsor Terrace; Bath and New Utrecht; Flatbush; Bayridge; Fort Hamilton; Portion of East New York New Lots; Gravesend; Unionville-Guntherville, Gravesend, Prospect Park Fair Grounds, Flatlands, New Utrecht; another Portion of East New York (southern); Flatlands; Canarsie; another Portion of East New York, bounded on the North by the Jamaica Plank Road; New Lots; Blissville, part of Long Island City; Long Island City; Dutch Kills; Part of Astoria, inset of Middle Village; Hunters Point; Winfield-Locust Grove; Maspeth-East Williamsburgh-Woodside; Astoria; Newtown (portion); Newtown (overall); Ravenswood; Corona or West Flushing; Flushing, inset of Douglaston and inset of Hinsdale; Part of College Point (north); Part of College Point (south); Part of Flushing (tri-panel, south border is Flushing Creek); Part of Flushing (tri-panel, includes Sanford Hall Private Asylum); Part of Flushing (overview); Part of Whitestone Village (northern); Part of Whitestone Village (southern); Jamaica, inset of Part of Hempstead, Rockaway Beach; Richmond Hill; Jamaica Village; Springfield Store - Willow Tree Station -Inglewood or Queens; Woodhaven including Union Race Course and inset of South Woodhaven; Freeport - Greenwich Point; Pearsalls - East Rockaway; Hempstead; Rockville Centre with Christian Hook; Westville or North West Point, inset of Little Neck; Far Rockaway; Rockaway - Woodsburgh, inset of Merrick; North part of Hempstead (triple-panel) including Garden City; Hewletts - Baldwin - Millburn; New Bridge & Vicinity; South Part of Hempstead (triple panel) including Far Rockaway & Long Beach, marshy islands indicated; Valley Stream - Jerusalem Village - Seaford; Port Washington; North Hempstead with inset of Great Neck & Roslyn; Manhasset - Mineola; Oyster Bay (Village); Oyster Bay with insets of Lattingtown - East Norwich - Oyster Bay Harbor; Syosset - The Cove - Hicksville; Design Map of Seacliff Grove; South Part of Oyster Bay, inset of Farmingdale, Jericho; Lattingtown, Locust Valley & Matinecock - Bayville; Glen Cove (triple panel); Cold Spring - Deer Park - Huntington Harbor Northport; Town of Huntington with insets of Centreport, Vernon Valley, North Babylon; Amityville; Huntington (more of the village proper); Babylon; Huntington (south part) with Babylon town, Cedar Island; Smithtown with insets of Smithtown Branch, Smithtown; Islip; Islip (whole town) including Fire Island, Captree Island; Sayville - Bayport; Bay Shore - Brentwood - Bohemia - Greeneville - Hauppauge; part of Brookhaven (north); Bellport - East Moriches - Moriches - Manorville; Center Moriches - Blue Point - Eastport; Part of Brookhaven (south); Setauket - East Setauket - Mount Sinai - Lakeland; Stony Brook - Port Jefferson; Patchogue (southern); Millers Place - Yaphank - East Patchogue - Brook Haven; Riverhead, with insets of Riverhead (part) Franklinville - Aquebogue - Jamesport; Cutchogue - Peconic Village - with notices of business in Southold Town; Southold and Shelter Island, with insets of Orient, Plum Island and Village North of Greenport; East Marion - Orient - New Suffolk - Village adjoining Southold; Greenport (village); Riverhead (village) inset of Northville, with business notices for the town; Southold-Mattituck; Southampton with inset of Flanders, with business notices; Southampton (whole township) with insets of Good Ground and Canoe Place - Union Place - Speonk - West Hampton; Southampton (eastern part); East Hampton - Amagansett - Bridgehampton; Sag Harbor (double panel); East Hampton; with separate sheet of Queens County Business Notices & another sheet with a continuation of same + Suffolk County Business Notices + continuation; some maps are printed both sides; large format, 16" x 13" approximate size; with the previous owner name on front endpaper, done in a very careful and accomplished calligraphic style of Singleton R. Mitchill Manhasset L.I. 1875; original publisher's dark green cloth binding, decoratively gilt titles on cover; some edge, tips wear to binding; spine cloth professionally renewed in a sympathetic style; some darkening to sheets, mostly even; a few leaves with some discoloration at edge; some edge wear, occasional spotting to maps; maps on sheets 122- 125 Port Washington Manhasset Roslyn group, with margins repaired, renewed, not affecting maps; maps at 188 -189 small Southampton map & small village map of East Hampton, Amagansett darkened, browned as if from an old laid-in item, which has left much spottiness and staining, map still legible, perhaps could be cleaned; last 4 pages with narrow 1/2" hole at bottom margins; long front map with unobtrusive ½" rub in ocean area, not in a physical land feature; with a custom-made protective slipcase for the atlas, marbled-paper covered box sides, dark blue calf leather spine, red and green title-labels, gilt; little wear and rubbing to the slipcase, very good condition and very good protection for the atlas; contents in good to very good condition overall, and a good Long Island historical reference for genealogy, land ownership and development.. First Edition. Hard Cover in Custom Slipcase. Good.

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        Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1873. First American edition. Octavo, original clue cloth. With "The End" printed on page 303, illustrated with 109 plates, including two maps, with jellyfish on the front board, and the incorrect use of the word "Sea" in the title on front board. Although the reason for the scarcity is unknown, it is speculated that most of the Osgood copies were destroyed in the Great Boston Fire. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Twenty Thousand Leagues owed much to the exploits of the huge experimental French submarine Le Plongeur and to the work of Verne's friend Jacques-François Conseil, who developed a steam-driven submarine and whose surname Verne gave to Professor Arronax's servant in the story" (Carpenter & Prichard, 557). Verne combined science and invention with fast-paced adventure. Some of Verne's fiction has also become a fact: his submarine Nautilus predated the first successful power submarine by a quarter century, and his spaceship predicted the development a century later. The first all-electric submarine, built in 1886, was named Nautilus in honor of Verne's vessel. The first nuclear-powered submarine, launched in 1955, was named Nautilus, too. The film version was produced by Walt Disney in 1954 and directed by Richard Fleischer, won an Oscar for its special effects.

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        Reise in Mittelasien : von Teheran durch die Turkmanische Wüste an der Ostküste des Kaspischen Meeres nach Chiwa, Bochara und Samarkand

      Leipzig Brockhaus Verlag 1873. Deutsche Originalausgabe, 2., verm u. verb. Aufl., origila Leinenband, 8°, XIV, 384 Seiten; mit 12 Abb. in Holzschn. u. 1 lithogr. Kt.; Exemplar gstempelt; Zustand: gut, Landkarte mit Papierstreifen unterlegt.

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        SONGS FROM THE SOUTHERN SEAS AND OTHER POEMS

      1873. O'REILLY, John Boyle. SONGS OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS, AND OTHER POEMS. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1873. 12mo., brown cloth with a kangaroo in gilt of the front cover, top edge gilt. First Edition. O'Reilly [1844-1890] was an Irish-born poet and novelist who was sent on a convict ship in 1867 to western Australia for being a member of the Fenians- a radical Irish organization. He was on the last convict ship sent to Australia and helped build the Bunbury-Vasse Road. O'Reilly eventually escaped Australia on the American whaler "Gazelle" and made his way to America, settling in Boston. He becamse a spokesperson for Irish independence and was editor of the "Pilot" newspaper. This is his first collection of poems. Signed presentation from O'Reilly on a front blank page: "To Francis H. Underwood Esq. with the kindest regards of The Author. Jan 24th, 1874." With Underwood's personal bookplate on the front pastedown. Underwood was a lawyer and author and was active in the anti-slavery cause. He wrote for the "Atlantic Monthly" magazine and later became U.S. consul to Scotland. A nice copy of a scarce book and genuinely rare to locate an inscribed copy! Very Good (moderate wear with gilt on front cover bright but a bit darkened on the spine, few tiny spots covers). $1,500.00.

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        PALMETTO LEAVES

      Houghton Mifflin (1873), Boston - 321 pages. BAL 19476. Original decorated green cloth; illustrated with a map and text cuts. A collection of essays on life in pre-Disney and pre-retirement home Florida. SIGNED by the author with the inscription "Trust in the Lord and Do good," dated "Hartford March 1893" on the front blank. Covers a bit soiled, occasional stain or tear to contents. Very Good [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chaplets from Coquet-side

      [Newcastle-on-Tyne: Printed by M. & M. Lambert], 1873. First edition, one of 100 copies printed. Illustrations by the author, some hand-colored. 83, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Roxburghe binding. Bookplate of Herbert Faulkner West. A bit rubbed, overall very good. One of 100 Copies Dedicated to Thomas Westwood, Esq., the bibliographer of angling literatureIncludes "In Memoriam. Izaak Walton" and "Of Fysshynge with an Angle"

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        Typhoid Fever: Its Nature, Mode of Spreading, and Prevention

      London Longman's Green & Co 1873. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Scattered browning. Ex.-lib First Edition Green hardback cloth cover 260mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). xii, 193pp. [with errata slip]. Frontispiece colour plate and 3 b/w plates.

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        The Tour of the World in Eighty Days

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1873. First Edition in English and First American. Frontispiece illustration of "Le Saint Michel". 1 vols. 12mo. Blue cloth with frontispiece reproduced in gilt on upper cover, red edges, greenish-black endpapers; some wear to extremities, spine repaired, ownership signature dated 1873 on fly leaf and title, else internally fine. First Edition in English of Verne's Masterpiece This copy in blue cloth--a rare variant, green being the usual color.

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        Westvlaamsch Idioticon. [Vol.1 : A - N ; vol. 2 : O-Z].

      1873 - Livre d'occasion 2 forts vol. in-4 reliure époque demi-basane fauve, dos lisse, pièce de titre rouge, XIX-1488 pp. en continu à 2 colonnes, une grande carte dépliante hors-texte. Rare première édition de cet important dictionnaire de la langue parlée dans la région ouest des Flandres (la carte va de Boulogne à Vlissinghe), qui demeure un ouvrage de référence souvent cité. Condition : Dos restauré en toile, le dos ancien contrecollé très frotté, coupes frottées, très rares rousseurs, bien complet de la carte dépliante, bonne condition. 3900g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dhow Chasing in Zanzibar Waters and on the Eastern Coast of Africa.

      Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle, London, 1873, large 8vo, xii,453pp, 32pp adverts dated October '72, folding coloured map, frontispiece and 15 illustrations, - 1st edition, hardback, slight foxing on some tissue guards, contents otherwise clean and tight, rebacked retaining original endpapers and original brown cloth gilt, the original cloth heavily rubbed in places, especially the spine, overall Good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mnemosyne. Bibliotheca Philologica Batavia.

      Leiden u. Leipzig, Brill und Harassowitz, 1873-1993.. Nova Series Bände 1 (1873) - 60 (1932/33) ohne Bände 19/20 und 42; 3.Serie. 1 (1933/34) - 13 (1947); 4.Serie 1 (1948) - 46 (1993) in 111 Bänden. 8°. Halbleinen- und Leineneinbände. ISSN: 0026-7074. Titel rückseitig gestempelt. Buchrücken mit Bibliotheksrückenschild. Die frühen Jahrgänge teils etwas stockfleckig, ansonsten sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar in festen Einbänden.

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        Les institutions sanitaires pendant le conflit Austro-Prussien-Italien

      Paris: G. Masson, 1873. [16], 188pp. Paris: G. Masson, 1873. 227 x 146 mm. Original printed wrappers (brittle), chipped with loss. Fore-edges a little dust-soiled and frayed. Fifth edition, originally published in 1867. Preserved in a protective case. THE ANCESTOR OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS. Scarce: ours is apparently the only copy currently on the market. Evans, an American dentist, settled in France in the late 1840s where he enjoyed an extraordinary success, numbering Napoleon III and members of other important European royal families among his patients, and amassing a large personal fortune. Through his connections with the politically powerful Evans became interested in diplomacy and international philanthropy: during the Crimean, Austro-Prussian-Italian and Franco-Prussian wars he financed the establishment of ambulance corps and other relief facilities for the wounded, and during the American Civil War he founded the U.S. Sanitary Commission at Philadelphia, the ancestor of the American Red Cross. The present work documents these services; it also includes an essay on ambulance wagons and a catalogue of Evans' collection of materials used by the U.S. Sanitary Commission. Dr. Evans devoted enormous energies to enriching the great European movement for civilian assistance to wounded soldiers with the practical experience of American volunteers on the battlefields of the Civil War. Evans, as Henry Dunant had witnessed the sufferings of the innumerable wounded of the battle of Solferino, and had naturally joined with the European elite (many of them his clients) in promoting the International Societies for Assistance to Wounded Soldiers, launched by Dunant and recognized by the Geneva Convention of 1864. In a book he published in French in Paris in 1866, Evans described the activities of the Sanitary Commission, which had come to the aid of the wounded of the Civil War (1861-1865). Evans published other books on the theme of the care of wounded soldiers, while more concretely drawing the attention of Europeans to the fruits of the American experience through the presentation of his personal collection of American first aid materiel in a pavilion at Paris' World Fair of 1867. Three years later, Evans put his collection to work during the Siege of Paris, outfitting a complete tent hospital, the American Ambulance at this time, the term ambulance referred to an "ambulatory" or field hospital set up in tents, barracks or other buildings taken over for this use pitched on a vacant lot a few hundred yards downhill from the Arch of Triumph. The American Ambulance was staffed by volunteers, its doctors, experienced veterans of the Civil War, and its non-medical personnel composed of members of the Colony. It was in this ambulance that many French first became aware of the efficiency of American "volunteer" action. CONTENTS: CHAPITRE PREMIER. --- LA COMMISSION SANITAIRE DES ÉTATS-UNIS ET LA CONVENTION DE GENÈVE. --- Tendance des nations modernes a mitiger les souffrances qu'entraîne la guerre. --- La commission sanitaire des États-Unis. --- Initiative des femmes americaines.---Les conferences de Geneve. --- Les principes de la convention de Geneve sont analogues a ceux enonces dans les statuts de la Commission sanitaire americaine. --- L'etablissement des societes internationales de secours favorise par plusieurs souveraines. CHAPITRE II. --- ORIGINE DE LA SOCIÉTÉ PRUSSIENNE DE SECOURS AUX BLESSES. --- Sympathie du roi et de la reine de Prusse pour l'oeuvre de la Commission sanitaire des Etats-Unis. --- Lettre autographe du roi. --- Groupes d'hospitaliers volontaires aux differentes gares des chemins de fer. --- Premiers debuts de la Societe prussienne de secours. --- Son activite pendant la campagne du Schleswig-Holstein. --- Envoi de commissaires dans le Schleswig. CHAPITRE III. --- TRANSFORMATION DE LA SOCIÉTÉ CENTRALE EN SOCIÉTÉ DE SECOURS INTERNATIONALE. --- Les ressources du departement de la guerre, quelque considerables qu'elles soient, sont le plus souvent insuffisantes. --- Necessite de l'action spontanee des populations. --- La Societe prussienne de secours aux militaires blesses et malades obtient le droit de corporation. --- Appel du comite central a la nation. --- Depôt central de Berlin. --- Reflexions qu'il suggere a l'auteur. --- Statuts de la societe prussienne de secours. CHAPITRE IV. --- COMBAT DE LANGENSALZA. --- Acharnement de la lutte. --- La ville de Langensalza encombree de blesses. --- Insuffisance complete des ressources du service medical dans l'armee hanovrienne et dans le detachement prussien. --- Angoisses des medecins militaires. --- Leur joie a la vue des secours expedies par le comite central de Berlin. CHAPITRE V. --- LA BATAILLE DE SADOWA. --- Grandeur de la lutte. ---Scenes navrantes. --- Un grand nombre de blesses restes plusieurs jours sans pansement. --- Activite et devouement des medecins prussiens. --- Les ambulances dans les villages qui environnent le champ de bataille. --- Bonte et sollicitude des chirurgiens dans les hôpitaux de campagne. --- Les blesses dans les hôpitaux de Milowitz et de Sadowa. CHAPITRE VI. --- ACTIVITÉ DE LA SOCIÉTÉ PRUSSIENNE. --- Convois importants expedies sur le theâtre de la guerre. --- Établissements de depôts en Bohême et sur les bords du Mein. --- Caractere international de la Societe prussienne de secours. Buffets etablis dans les gares des chemins de fer pour distribuer des rafraîchissements aux troupes. --- La Societe prussienne distribue des livres. --Desinteressement et devouement des agents de la Societe. --- Le journal Kriegerheil. CHAPITRE VII. --- LES CHEVALIERS DES ORDRES DE SAINT-JEAN ET DE MALTE. --- Services rendus par ces ordres pendant la guerre. --- Les hôpitaux de Berlin. --- Activite de la reine et de la princesse royale de Prusse en faveur des societes de secours. CHAPITRE VIII. --- LES SOCIÉTÉS DE SECOURS EN SAXE ET DANS L'ALLEMAGNE DU SUD. --- La societe de secours saxonne. --- Le general de Reitzenstein. --- La Societe sanitaire du Wurtemberg. --- Vues elevees de la reine de Wurtemberg sur la mission des institutions sanitaires. --- Le Badischer Frauenverein. --- Zele et devouement de la grande-duchesse et de la princesse Wilhelm. --- Le mouvement sanitaire en Baviere. CHAPITRE IX. --- LES SOCIÉTÉS DE SECOURS AUTRICHIENNES. --- Le Patriotischer Damenverein. --- La princesse de Schwarzenberg met son palais a la disposition de l'Association des dames. --- Devouement de madame de Lowenthal. --- La Societe patriotique rend de grands services a l'armee. --- Le Holzhospital. --- Conduite heroique de deux femmes. CHAPITRE X. --- LA SOCIÉTÉ ITALIENNE DE SECOURS AUX BLESSÉS. --- La Societe medicale de Milan, sous l'impulsion de son president, organise la premiere Societe locale de secours. --- Appel de cette association a l'Italie. --- Le comite de la Societe milanaise reconnu comme comite central de la Societe italienne de secours aux blesses, --- Au moment de la guerre, le comite florentin s'etablit comme comite central des Societes situees au sud du Pô. --- Discussions a la suite de cet incident. --- Services rendus par la Societe italienne de secours aux blesses. CHAPITRE XI. --- CONCLUSION. --- Les societes de secours qui ont fonctionne pendant la derniere guerre n'ont point permis de constater un progres sur les procedes employes par la Commission sanitaire des Etats-Unis. --- Utilite de collections sanitaires. --- La collection sanitaire americaine de l'auteur. --- Accession de la Russie a la convention de Geneve. --- L'Exposition internationale des societes de secours aux blesses. --- Resultats heureux de cette exposition. APPENDICE. --- Essai sur les voitures d'ambulance. CATALOGUE DE LA COLLECTION SANITAIRE DU DOCTEUR THOMAS W. EVANS.

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        Les Dix journées. Traduction de Le Maçon réimprimée par les soins de D. Jouaust. Avec Notice, Notes et Glossaire par M. Paul Lacroix. Onze eaux - fortes par Flameng

      Librairie des Bibliophiles, Jouaust 1873 4 volumes in - 12 (17 x 11,7 cm), maroquin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs, filet à froid entourant les plats, double filet doré sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure signée Bourlier). Illustré de 11 eaux - fortes de Flameng. Tiré à 805 exemplaires, celui - ci un des 600 sur Hollande à la forme non numérotés. (quelques petits frottements, quelques rares légères rousseurs). / / 4 volumes 12o (17 x 11,7 cm), red morocco, spine raised on five bands, blind fillet border on covers, gilt double fillet on turns - in, dentelle inside, edges gilt over marbling (binding signed Bourlier). Illustrated with 11 etchings by Flameng. Limited printing of 805 copies, this one is one of the 600 on Holland paper not numbered. (some little rubbings, some rare light spots).

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        Slovnik Naucny Vols 1-10

      I. L. Kober 1873 - Second edition of this Czech encyclopedia, the first notable encyclopdia published in Czech. Volume 1 dated 1860, Vo. 10 dated 1873. Marbled edges, green cloth, gild titles, vol. Numbers. References cover both Czech and Slovak. Water stains to spine edges on several volumes, likewise some boards show patches of staining. Foxing to inner pages on most volumes. Bindings are tight, pages unmarked. Extra postage required for this multi-volume set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allegheny Cemetery

      1873. McCANDLESS, Wilson. Allegheny Cemetery. Historical account of incidents and events connected with its establishment, charter and supplemental acts of legislation ;reports of 1848 and 1857 ; proceedings of corporators, June 21, 1873 ; rules, regulations, &c. ; list of officers, managers and corporators to date ; remarks on the ornamentation and arrangement of cemeteries ; funeral oration of Wilson McCandless, esq., on Commodore Barney and Lieut. Parker; illustrated with sixteen photographic views. vii, 166 pp. Illustrated with 16 photographic plates. 8vo., bound in publisher's cloth. Pittsburgh: Printed by Bakewell & Marthens, 1873. |~||~||~||~| First Edition of this interesting nineteenth-century account of one of the oldest and largest cemeteries in the United States (located very near Pittsburgh, in Lawrenceville, PA.), featuring 300 acres of landscaped grounds and 15 miles of paved roadways. Allegheny Cemetery is said to be the second largest of all U.S. cemeteries (only Arlington Cemetery is supposed to be larger); it is demonstrably the fourth incorporated cemetery in the United States. The present volume offers 16 photographic images of landscaped views and monuments on the grounds, as well as a comprehensive history of the cemetery and its corporation. On April 24, 1844, Allegheny Cemetery was chartered as a tax-free, non-profit organization. For $50,000 George A. Bayard sold 100 acres of land in Lawrenceville, including a mansion and other improvements, to be used for the cemetery. This land became Pittsburgh's first public park, modeled after the fashionable romantic landscapes of English parks. The gateway of the cemetery's Butler Street entrance is an outstanding example of John Chislett's reposeful Tudor style. Fine copy.

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        Hints to Young Painters

      1873. SULLY, Thomas. Hints to Young Painters and the process of portrait-painting, as practiced by the late Thomas Sully. 3-55 pp. Illustrated with two plates (one hand-coloured) and a folding table. 8vo., 207 x 145 mm, bound in modern three-quarter calf over marble boards. Philadelphia: J. M. Stoddart & Co., 1873. WITH: |~| SULLY, Thomas. Hints to Young Painters. A Historic Treatise on the Color Expression and Painting Techniques of American Artists of the Colonial and Federal Periods. Reprinted in New Format. With a Special Introduction By Faber Birren. xxiii, [3], 46 pp. 8vo., 203 x 140 mm, bound in illustrated cloth boards with original dust-jacket. New York: Reinhold Publishing Company, 1965. A very rare artist's manual by one of the foremost nineteenth-century American painters. The presence of a significant amount of material on colour makes this work invaluable, and was the reason for the 1965 facsimile.

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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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        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. 1 leaf. 1 vols. 11 x 8.5 inches. 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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        Reports on the production of tea. (Illustrated with copies of drawings by a native artist.) [at the head of the page:] Japan. No. 1 (1873).London, Harrison and sons, 1873. Folio in 4s (32.5 x 21 cm). With 9 large folding chromolithographed plates (33 x 49.5 cm) showing the stages in growing, processing and transporting tea. Original publisher's blue paper wrappers, printed letterpress.

      Wenckenstern, p. 177; Worldcat (6 copies, at least 1 with only 8 plates); not in Cordier, Bibl. Japonica; Nipponalia. Rare first (and only?) edition of a beautifully colour-illustrated report to the British House of Commons on the production of tea in Japan, submitted by R.G. Watson in Edo (Tokyo) and including the texts of letters from various correspondents he contacted while drawing up the report. The text also includes detailed explanations of the scenes in the first 8 chromolithographs, including the months in which the activities took place. They show planting the seeds, manuring the plants, picking the leaves, steaming them, drying them, sorting them, separating leaves from stems, packing them and (in the 9th plate) transporting them. The chromolithographs are subtly executed with several stones for each plate, with both solid and chalk-texture areas of colour and sometimes colours overlapping to give additional shades. Although the back wrapper is in fact a front wrapper (with the title), at least the present copy appears to have been issued that way. Very slightly browned, with some tears in the gutter margin of 1 text leaf just touching the text, and with small parts of the black in one plate smudged during printing. Otherwise internally in good condition (the plates very good) with only some very small marginal chips and tears in the text leaves. The spine of the wrapper is gone and the sewing has come loose, leaving some plates or groups of leaves detached or nearly detached. Beautiful large chromolithographs of tea production in Japan.

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        SONGS FROM THE SOUTHERN SEAS AND OTHER POEMS

      1873 - O'REILLY, John Boyle. SONGS OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS, AND OTHER POEMS. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1873. 12mo., brown cloth with a kangaroo in gilt of the front cover, top edge gilt. First Edition. O'Reilly [1844-1890] was an Irish-born poet and novelist who was sent on a convict ship in 1867 to western Australia for being a member of the Fenians- a radical Irish organization. He was on the last convict ship sent to Australia and helped build the Bunbury-Vasse Road. O'Reilly eventually escaped Australia on the American whaler "Gazelle" and made his way to America, settling in Boston. He becamse a spokesperson for Irish independence and was editor of the "Pilot" newspaper. This is his first collection of poems. Signed presentation from O'Reilly on a front blank page: "To Francis H. Underwood Esq. with the kindest regards of The Author. Jan 24th, 1874." With Underwood's personal bookplate on the front pastedown. Underwood was a lawyer and author and was active in the anti-slavery cause. He wrote for the "Atlantic Monthly" magazine and later became U.S. consul to Scotland. A nice copy of a scarce book and genuinely rare to locate an inscribed copy! Very Good (moderate wear with gilt on front cover bright but a bit darkened on the spine, few tiny spots covers). $1,500.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Manuscrit autographe signé "Les Pèlerinages".

      S. l. n. d., [26 juin 1873]. - Folio. 3 pp. Encre rouge, noire, et verte. Belle dissertation sur le retour de la piété en France et l'essor des pèlerinages au XIXème siècle, à travers laquelle on aperçoit les vives convictions religieuses de l'auteur lui même. Ce texte avait paru pour la première fois dans l'ouvrage posthume: Dernières Polémiques. Paris, chez Albert Savine, 1891. - "Les Pèlerinages | I | Qui donc disait que les questions religieuses n'étaient plus des questions & que l'esprit moderne, si supérieur à l'esprit du moyen âge les avait tuées et en avait jetté [sic] la cendre aux vents: ludibria ventis! Qui donc le disait? Tout le monde. Depuis le jour où Lamenais désespéré publiait son indifférence en matière de Religion jusqu'à l'heure de malheur suprême qui s'est abattue [mot biffé] sur la France, cette France, catholique comme elle était France, avait senti plus de quarante années, une de ces sécheresses de cœur que les mystiques connaissent et que les nations qui furent ferventes connaissent aussi. Certainement elle n'était pas encore athée jusqu'à la Moëlle, cette vieille France de Clovis. Mais l'Athéisme, ce dernier mot de toutes les philosophies impies, l'Athéisme, avec son instruction laïque & obligatoire, espérait bien qu'elle le deviendrait. Des livres, en effet, l'Athéisme était passé dans les faits. La Commune pour qui les prêtres n'étaient plus des hommes mais des soutanes (Rappelez vous le mot de Rigaud : Soutanes levez vous!) La Commune avait été le triomphe de l'Athéisme, car Robespierre lui-même, avec sa sotte fête de l'Etre suprême avait affirmé Dieu, et après la Commune ce n'était pas la sceptique voltairien qui menait la France qui était capable d'arrêter l'athéisme, qui au moins affirme quelque chose [.]".

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        The Fiend's Delight [first American edition]

      A.L. Luyster 1873 - First American edition (bound from the English sheets with a title-page cancel). 197, [1] pp. Bierce's first book, a collection of short narratives and satirical sketches culled from his weekly journalism. Original purple-brown cloth ruled and stamped in blind, gilt titling to the spine and the figure of a satyr stamped in gilt on the front board and spine heel. Hinges expertly reinforced, but overall a bright, beautiful copy of a very scarce book which, when found, is often seen in poor condition. BAL 1097. Starrett 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Around the World in Eighty Days

      James R. Osgood and Company, Boston 1873 - First Edition, First Printing with 1873 printed on the title page with James R. Osgood as the publisher. A beautiful copy. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's brown. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a fabulous copy with a custom acetate dustjacket to protect the book. We buy Verne First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Étude sur les races indigènes de l'Australie.Paris, A. Hennuyer, 1872. 8vo. Contemporary blue half cloth.

      C.S.W., "Review of Étude sur les races indigenes de l'Australie by Paul Topinard", in: Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 2 (1873), pp. 307-309; Ferguson 17214. Interesting study on the indigenous races of Australia, written by the physician and anthropologist Paul Topinard (1830-1911). It was presented on 15 February 1872 to the Société d'anthropologie, in the name of the Commission permanente pour l'Océanie. ''This elaborate memoir will be read with great pleasure by all who take an interest in the aborigines of Australia. The most important [of Topinard's conclusions] concern the typical differences presented by a comparison of the aborigines among themselves, and those which relate to their connection with other races'' (C.S.W.).Front board and title-page slightly damaged by removal of indications of a former owner, but otherwise in good condition, with a small stain on title-page, board edges slightly worn. Important study of the aborigines of Australia.

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        Phrenological Illustrations

      1873. CRUIKSHANK, George. Phrenological Illustrations, or an Artist's View of Craniological System of Doctors Gall and Spurzheim. Title-page, 3 pp., text and 6 full-page hand-coloured plates. Oblong folio, bound in cloth-backed wrappers, as issued. In a half morocco folding box. London: Republished for the Artist by Frederick Arnold: 1873. |~||~||~||~| An important association copy, Inscribed by Cruikshank to the publisher, Frederick Arnold. This was originally published by Cruikshank in 1826 as his first self-published book, and went through several reprints over the years. The book is a mordant satire of the "science" of Phrenology, or the idea of being able to determine a persons character from studying the shape of their head. Front hinge worn. Cohn 178, for the 1826 edition.

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        ATLAS OF CARBONIFEROUS FOSSILS FROM THE NORTHUMBERLAND CARBONIFEROUS STRATA

      London, W.M. Hutchings,1873.. TEXT VOLUME and ATLAS, 1873. ATLAS: Folio, approximately 420 x 280 mm, 16½ x 11 inches, title page and 11 plates, 9 folding, 2 plates numbered 10, some with colour, original publisher's printed wrappers with cloth spine. Cloth spine neatly put on by amateur, wrappers slightly dusty with a few small stains, upper wrapper has small repairs to outer edge, lower wrapper has small piece missing from inner lower edge, also affecting last blank page, last folding plate has neat repair to 1 fold, a few light turning creases, otherwise a good copy. TEXT VOLUME, approximately 245 x 160 mm, 9¾ x 6¼ inches, 117 pages, original publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and covers, black rules and decoration to covers, original coated brown endpapers. Binding slightly rubbed and slight shelf wear to edges and corners, slight damage to bottom of spine with 1½ inch split to both upper and lower hinges, binding still tight, text block clean with no loose pages. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Handbuch der Weißgerberei und der gesammten Weißleder-Färberei, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Fabrikation aller Arten von Handschuh-leder, dann der Sämisch und Pergamentgerberei, sowie der Erzeugung des ungarischen leders und der verwadten Sorten von Riemen- und Zugledernter Zugrundelegung der neuesten Erfahrungen und Fortschritte sowohl in theoretischer als praktischer Hinsicht bearbeitet. [Zugleich] zweite, völlig umgearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage von Chr. H. Schmidt's 'Handbuch der Weißgerberei'. (= Neuer Schauplatz der Künste und Handwerke, 217. Band).

      Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, Weimar 1873.. XV, 341 S. mit 4 gefalteten lithogr. Tafeln, 8°, marmoriertes Haldleder der Zeit, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (Privatbibliothek) mit 2 kleinen Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Einband in selbstklebende transparente Schutzfolie eingeschlagen, Ecken und Rücken berieben und bestoßen, Papier leicht gebräunt und vereinzelt braunfleckig, geringe Bleistiftanstreichungen und Marginalien, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar,. Am Nachsatz angebunden: 2 Blatt "Berliner Berichte über Leder, rohe Häute, Felle, Rauchwaren, Wolle, Vieh und derg., gefaltet, stark gebräunt und teils mit Einrissen.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Winterthur, 7. VI. 1873.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. Wohl an einen Musikverleger: "Auf den Rath Ihres Herrn Collegen C. A. Spina's Nachfolger (Fr. Schreiber) welche meine Vocalisen op. 19 gedruckt hat, bin ich so frei, Ihnen folgende Manuscripte zum Verlag anzubieten [...]". - Komponist wie sein älterer Bruder Adolph, wirkte Ernst Methfessel als Oboist an verschiedenen Schweizer Orchestern, leitete von 1837 bis 1862 das Musikkollegium Winterthur und war daneben von 1839 bis 1872 Dirigent des Stadtsängervereins. Er komponierte eine Oper, zahlreiche Werke für die Oboe sowie Lieder, Chöre und Männerchöre. - Mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        ATLAS OF CARBONIFEROUS FOSSILS FROM THE NORTHUMBERLAND CARBONIFEROUS STRATA.

      London, W.M. Hutchings,1873.TEXT VOLUME and ATLAS, 1873. ATLAS: Folio, approximately 420 x 280 mm, 16½ x 11 inches, title page and 11 plates, 9 folding, 2 plates numbered 10, some with colour, original publisher's printed wrappers with cloth spine. Cloth spine neatly put on by amateur, wrappers slightly dusty with a few small stains, upper wrapper has small repairs to outer edge, lower wrapper has small piece missing from inner lower edge, also affecting last blank page, last folding plate has neat repair to 1 fold, a few light turning creases, otherwise a good copy. TEXT VOLUME, approximately 245 x 160 mm, 9¾ x 6¼ inches, 117 pages, original publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and covers, black rules and decoration to covers, original coated brown endpapers. Binding slightly rubbed and slight shelf wear to edges and corners, slight damage to bottom of spine with 1½ inch split to both upper and lower hinges, binding still tight, text block clean with no loose pages. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Die Gliederthier-Fauna des Sansibar-Gebietes. (La faune des insectes des bois ou coléoptères de la région de Zanzibar)

      Dr. von dem Edition originale.Nach Kersten während der vd Decken'schen Ost-im Jahre 1862 Expedition Afrikanischen von und auf der Insel C. Cooke Zanzibar im Jahre 1864 gesammelten Material bearbeitet A. von Gerstaecker.Mit 10 colorirten Kupfertafeln (und nicht 18 wie gesagt), eine von dem mit einem fehlenden pieces) .Etabli A. Gerstaecker from observations collected by Dr. O. Kersten during shipping in East Africa in 1862 and by C. Cooke on island of Zanzibar in 1864 Includes 10 sheets instead of 18, including a partially cut. C. F. Winter'sche Verlagshandlung Leipzig & Heidelberg 1873 18,5x26,5cm relié

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        Les stalactites

      New edition. Binding half shagreen burgundy corners, back with four nerves set with ornate golden golden double dotted boxes decorated with floral golden dishes marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head. Precious autograph signed by the author to his close friend Edmond de Goncourt. Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1873 9,5x16,5cm relié

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        ROSES ET ROSIERS Par des horticulteurs et des amateurs de jardinage.

      Paris, Donnaud, s.d. (1873). In-8 gr. (mm. 258x168), mz. pelle coeva con ang., dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, tagli dorati, pp. (4),311, ornato da deliziosi grandi capilett. e finali con motivi floreali, illustrato da 64 figg. nel t. e da 48 magnifiche tavv. inc. su acciaio e colorate a mano, con descrizione a fronte. Importante studio sulle rose e loro coltivazione, diviso in tre parti: ?"Histoire, culture, multiplication et emploi des rosiers - Description et figures des plus belles variétés de rosiers (v. tavole) - Liste des plus belles variétés de rosiers cultivés?". "Edizione originale". Cfr. Lorenz,VII, p. 447. Solo una tav. (e sua descriz.) con alone margin. altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        General Karte von Central Europa, bzw. der österr. ung. Monarchie, Maßstab 1:300.000 in 192 Blatt. Herausgegeben vom k. und k. militärischen geografischen Institute in Wien

      1873 - 1876.. Seltene vollständige Ausgabe dieser Erstveröffentlichung. Die Karten, mit dem Mittelpunkt östlich von Wien, reichen im Westen bis Poitiers, im Norden bis Kopenhagen, im Osten bis Odessa und im Süden bis Rom, einschliesslich in die Regionen Griechenlands und Türkei. Durch die vergrößerte Darstellung gegenüber der Schedaschen Karte galt die Arbeit am Ende in den Punkten Übersicht und Klarheit dieser als etwas unterlegen. Das Werk wurde 1876 vollendet und, obwohl unermüdlich verbessert, danach allmählich aus dem Verkehr gezogen. Die spätere kleine Ergänzung bzw. Erweiterung ab 1877 umfasste daher nur wenige Blätter, z.B. die Balkanhalbinsel. Am Ende zählte das Werk im Umfang 207 Blatt. - Folgende Karten in den Bänden: I. Band A.1. Manchester. - B.2. Hull. - C.1. Titel zur General-Karte von Central-Europa. - D.1. Titel zur General-Karte der österr. ungar. Monarchie. - E.1. Übersichts-Blatt zur General-Karte von Central Europa (2x). - F.1. Schleswig. - G.1. Seeland. - H.1. Malmö. - J.1. Bornholm. - K.1. Leba. - L.1. Königsberg. - M.1. Kowno. - N.1. Wiljna. - O.1. Dolginow. - P.1. Borisow. - Q.1. Smolensk. - II. Band A.2. Birmingham. - B.2. Norwich. - C.2. Zeichenerklärung zur General-Karte von Central Europa (2x). - D.2. Texel. - E.2. Wilhelmshafen. - F.2. Hamburg. - G.2. Lübeck. - H.2. Stralsund. - J.2. Kolberg. - K.2. Danzig. - L.2. Gutstadt. - M.2. Suwalki. - N.2. Grodno. - O.2. Minsk. - P.2. Bobrusjk. - Q.2. Czerikow. - III. Band A.3. London. - B.3. Cambridge. - C.3. S'Gravenhage. - D.3. Amsterdam. - E.3. Osnabrück. - F.3. Bremen. - G.3. Brandenburg. - H.3. Berlin. - J.3. Posen. - K.3. Thorn. - L.3. Nowo Georgiewsk. - M.3. Bjelostok. - N.3. Slonim. - O.3. Pinsk. - P.3. Mozyrj. - Q.3. Gomelj. - IV. Band A.4. Portsmouth. - B.4. Calais. - C.4. Brüssel. - D.4. Aachen. - E.4. Cöln. - F.4. Cassel. - G.4. Leipzig. - H.4. Kottbus. - J.4. Glogau. - K.4. Kalisz. - L.4. Warschau. - M.4. Lublin. - N.4. Brest Litowski. - O.4. Kolki. - P.4. Owruczj. - Q.4. Kozelec. - V. Band A.5. Le Havre. - B.5. Amiens. - C.5. St. Quentin. - D.5. Luxemburg. - E.5. Mainz. - F.5. Fulda. - G.5. Eger. - H.5. Prag. - J.5. Königgrätz. - K.5. Oppeln. - L.5. Krakau. - M.5. Jaroslau. - N.5. Brody. - O.5. Ostrog. - P.5. Zitomir. - Q.5. Kiew. - VI. Band A.6. Le Mans. - B.6. Paris. - C.6. Reims. - D.6. Metz. - E.6. Strassburg. - F.6. Nürnberg. - G.6. Regensburg. - H.6. Budweis. - J.6. Brünn. - K.6. Olmütz. - L.6. Leutschau. - M.6. Przemysl. - N.6. Stanislau. - O.6. Tarnopol. - P.6. Braclaw. - Q.6. Umanj. - Band VII. A.7. Tours. - B.7. Bourges. - C.7. Dijon. - D.7. Belfort. - E.7. Basel. - F.7. Ulm. - G.7. München. - H.7. Linz. - J.7. Wien. - K.7. Komorn. - L.7. Erlau. - M.7. Kaschau. - N.7. Szigeth. - O.7. Czernowitz. - P.7. Jampolj. - Q.7. Balta. - VIII. Band A.8. Limoges. - B.8. Moulins. - C.8. Macon. - D.8. Genf. - E.8. Zürich. - F.8. Innsbruck. - G.8. Brixen. - H.8. Klagenfurt. - J.8. Gratz. - K.8. Buda-Pest. - L.8. Szolnok. - M.8. Grosswardein. - N.8. Klausenburg. - O.8. Gyergyo Sz.Miklos. - P.8. Jassy. - Q.8. Odessa. - IX. Band A.9. Perigueux. - B.9. Le Puy. - C.9. Lyon. - D.9. Turin. - E.9. Mailand. - F.9. Trient. - G.9. Venedig. - H.9. Triest. - J.9. Agram. - K.9. Eszeg. - L.9. Szegedin. - M.9. Temesvar. - N.9. Hermannstadt. - O.9. Kronstadt. - P.9. Galatz. - Q.9. Ismail. - X. Band A.10. Toulouse. - B.10. Montpellier. - C.10. Avignon. - D.10. Cuneo. - E.10. Genua. - F.10. Bologna. - G.10. Comacchio. - H.10. Pola. - J.10. Glina. - K.10. Brood. - L.10. Belgrad. - M.10. Orsova. - N.10. Kraiova. - O.10. Bukaresti. - P.10. Silistria. - Q.10. Küstendze. - XI. Band A.11. Perpignan. - B.11. Golf v. Lyon. - C.11. Marseille. - D.11. Antibes. - E.11. Rogliano. - F.11. Florenz. - G.11. Ancona. - H.11. Zara. - J.11. Spalato. - K.11. Bosna Serai. - L.11. Uzice. - M.11. Krusevac. - N.11. Vidin. - O.11. Ruscuk. - P.11. Sumla. - Q.11. Cap Gülgrad. - XII. Band A.12. Barcelona. - B.12. Toroella de Montgri. - C.13. Skelett zur Militär-Marschroutenkarte. - D.12. Skelett der General- und der neuen Special-Karte von ?-sterr.-Ungarn. - E.12. Corsica. - F.12. Civitavecchia. - G.12. Rom. - H.12. Pescara. - J.12. I.Lissa. - K.12. Ragusa. - L.12. Scutari. - M.12. Pristina. - N.12. Sofia. - O.12. Philippopel. - P.12. Burgas. - Q.12. Cap S. Stefanos.

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        Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingt Jours. (Les Voyages Extraordinaires Couronnes Par L'Academie) [Around the World in Eighty Days]

      Paris J Hetzel [1873]. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Some loss at spine head. Spine lightly sunned. Covers rubbed with some marking. Cracks in inner hinges in several places. Inscribed. Some age darkening to page edges. Sporadic light foxing sometimes impinging. Ink inscription on fep reads: 'Ernest Horace Davis, St Etienne, 1875' Tightly bound First single volume French edition Quarter-leather cover 270mm x 190mm (11" x 7"). iv, 217pp. + two-page map. Numerous b/w illustrations + map.

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        The Practical Magazine, An Illustrated Cyclopaedia of Industrial Events, Inventions and Improvements collected from Foreign and British Sources for the use of those concerned in Raw Materials, Machinerey, Manufactures, Buildings, and Decoration, 3 volumes

      S. Pimlott & Co., Manchester - three volumes, vol. I 475, vol. II 474, vol III 474, numerous steel engravings throughout, many full or double-page, illustrating matters of concern to "Manufacturers-Textile, Ceramic and Chemical; Civil and Mechanical Engineers; Railway, Mining, Gas, Water, & Telegraph Engineers; Agricultural, Horticultural, and Sanitary Engineers; Metallurgists and Metal Workers; Architects, Surveyors and Builders; Industrial Artists; British and Foreign Merchants; Shipbuilders, Shipowners etc." Uniformly bound in half black calf with dark purple cloth over boards, spine in 6 compartments with gilt title and decoration, marbled eps speckled edges. In near fine condition but for rubbing to leather and rare foxing -almost an unused copy. The subject matter is taken from scientific and technical journals and publications, including The Scientific American. The British Library Catalogue lists a work of the same name edited by James Hogg which ran to 7 volumes between 1873 and 1877, This unrecorded edition seesm to have been produced for readers in the heart of industrial innovation, Manchester, and publsihed at the same time as the London publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Katty Lester

      London - Marcus Ward and Co., 1873 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming children's storybook, with many colourful illustrations. Second edition. With numerous chromographic illustrations after the work of Harrison Weir. Copperplate inscription to recto of front free endpaper, Muriel Emily Secretan, With her Father's love. 31st August 1876. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, sound with wear to extremities, particularly to head and tail of spine. Very slight splitting to bottom of rear joint. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean. Nice condition for a children's book. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Life of James Williams, Better Known as Professor Jim, For Half A Century Janitor of Trinity College.

      Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1873. - First edition. Sm.8vo., orig. printed wrappers, (80)pp. With a frontispiece. Faint name on upper wrapper, spine ends nicked o/w a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A mathematical treatise on the motion of projectiles, founded chiefly on the results of experiments made with the author's chronograph By-

      London and Berlin, Asher & Co., 1873.. 1873 and 1881. XXII, wdct-frontispice, 90 pp., 112 numbered pp. with the coefficients for the cubic law of resistance, 2 plates w. 19 wdct figs., title leaf for the supplement, dated 1881, pp. 91-132 & 80 numbered pp. "(A) Values of X Y & T." Contemporary navy orcloth, spine gilt, blind-ruled sides. Provenance: On pastedown a large engrd Exibris of the Königlich: Preussische Artillerie und Ingenieur Schule, dated: "8.II.83". On title in German: stamp & cancellation-stamp of the Deutsche Heeresbücherei. Upper outer joints start cracking. * PROBABLY QUITE RARE: we could only trace one copy in the Library of Congress and one in the Scottish Library, but neither in the BL.

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - GUÉRIN Charles (1873-1907), poète. Lettre autographe signée adressée à René BOYLESVE. Paris, 13 juillet [1903 ?]. 1 p. in-8. Il espère pouvoir le rencontrer s¿il est à Paris et ajoute en post-scriptum : « Ah mais ! c'est qu'il est joliment bien votre roman de la Renaissance Latine !! ». Il s'agit sans doute ici de Comédie sous la balustrade, paru en feuilletons dans La Renaissance Latine en 1903, puis publié en volume chez Calmann-Lévy sous le titre L'Enfant à la balustrade.

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        Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

      1873. Very Good. Japan's Telegraphic SystemAyrton, William Edward (1847-1908). A.L.s. to Latimer Clark. Tokyo, March 2, n.y. [between 1873 and 1878]. 7pp. 155 x 101 mm. Provenance: Latimer Clark.Ayrton, a pupil of Sir William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin), was a noted physicist, electrical engineer, inventor, and technical educator; his wife was the physicist Hertha Ayrton, best known for her investigations of the electric arc and of sand ripples. For five years Ayrton served as professor of physics and telegraphy at the Imperial Engineering College in Tokyo, Japan (at one time the world's largest technical university), where he established the first laboratory in Japan for teaching applied electricity. During his time in Japan Ayrton performed an enormous amount of experimental research, some of which is mentioned in detail in his letter to Clark. The letter concludes by referring to the disturbances to Japan's telegraphic system caused by "the revolution which exists in the South," i.e., one of the many Samurai revolts occasioned by the rise of the centralized Meiji government in 1868. Upon his return to England, Ayrton served for some time as Clark's scientific advisor. Origins of Cyberspace 113.

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