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        Association for the Advancement of Woman. First Annual Congress, 1873

      New York: Association for the Advancement of Woman. 1873. 12mo. One leaf folded to make four pages. Light vertical crease, and a little foxing, very good. Prints the constitution of the organization, a list of the names of the officers, with Mary A. Livermore serving as president, and with Julia Ward Howe, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, and Frances E. Williard serving as vice presidents; as well as lists the executive committee. The meeting resulted from a call from prominent women, including Dr. E. Blackwell, Mary A. Livermore, Lucy Stone, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mrs. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Julia Ward Howe, Sarah Grimke, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, and Frances E. Williard to convene a congress with the intention of founding the association to further the plight of women. OCLC locates a single copy. .

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        The Gilded Age, A Tale Of Today

      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company. Near Fine. 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. A beautiful first edition with all elements from the earliest printing present (except the corrected state on pages 351 and 353 as requested in BAL 3357). Genuine title-page listing White as illustrator and imprinting of the electrotyper Wm. H. Lockwood on verso. Also, on p. < vii> use of name Eschol Sellers; on P. < xvi> final illustration is numbered 211; p. 246 the word hallelujah has no comma following it; p. 280, line 18 there is a period after Dr. Jackson; p. 403 no illustration as requested by BAL for earliest printings. Rebacked, Near Fine condition with very little browning of pages or foxing, bright spine. , top edges gilt; Twain's first novel which gave an entire era its name, though fictional, is a critical examination of politics and corruption in the United States during the nineteenth century .

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      - Renshaw, 1873, 2nd rewritten & enlarged edition, 18 x 12 cm., xii + 180 pages + advertisements, frontispiece, original cloth, SIGNATURE OF JAMES DRUITT in pencil on the fly-leaf, SIGNATURE OF KATHERINE FITZROY DRUITT in ink at the top of the title-page, slight tear at the inner edge of the fly-leaf, foxing of the frontispiece & title-page & a few leaves following, small very slight scuff on the rear cover otherwise covers very bright & internally very clean & sound. NOTE: In his preface, Dr. Druitt notes that in this rewritten and enlarged second edition "not much of the original work remains." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fine pair of unsigned cabinet photos by Rabending & Angerer, (1830-1916, Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, his attack on Serbia in 1914 started World War I) & his wife ELISABETH (1838-1898, Empress of Austria, assassinated in 1898 by an Italian Maniac)]

      1873 - showing him head and shoulders, with a luxurious moustache and sideburns, wearing uniform, and her half length in a splendid gown, 6½" x 4¼", Vienna, no date, c.

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        Wee Tibbie's Garland; and other poems; With Portrait of Wee Tibbie and the Author

      James M'Geachy, Glasgow 1873 - (5), 142 p., (2) of adverts. This copy illustrated with a lovely photograph (looks like a salt print or a platinum print) of a little girl and an old man sitting, with rounded corners, captionned in pencil "Tibbie and her Father" (her father being the Author James Nicholson). Original green cloth with bumped corners and tears, but still holding fine. front hinge starting. Paper yellowed, but with no foxing. A good copy of a very scarce title (only two located in OCLC), with an unusual original photographic print. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1873 - RO40238267: 8 tomes d'env. 600 pages chacun. Titres et tomaisons dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos frottés, avec de nombreuses épidermures et quelques coiffes de tête abîmées. 'Les Grands Ecrivains de la France', Nouvelles éditions sous la dir. de Ad. Régnier. Nouvelle édition revue sur les plus anciennes impressions et les autographes, et augmentée par M. Paul MESNARD. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le livre de Patisserie.

      Paris, Librairie Hachette 1873.. Lex.-8°. Titel in Rot- u. Schwarzdruck u. m. kl. Holzst.-Vign., 2 Bll. (Inh. u. 1 ganzs. Holzstich-Porträt des Verf.)., VII(1), 506(2) S. Mit 10 chromolithogr. Tafeln (nach Ölbildern von E. Ronjat) u. 137 Holzst.-Illustr. im Text auf Tafelseiten. Leinenband d. Zeit m. goldgepr. Titel u. Verz. auf Rü., blindgepr. Deckelrahmen u. umseit. Goldschnitt (signiert: Vigneau & Pasquier). Einbd. lediglich an den Ecken u. Kapitalen m. geringf. Abriebspuren, im Text etw. gegilbt u. vereinz. stockfleckig, Tl. des Buchblockes im ob. Seitensteg etw. wasserrandig, 8 Seiten verdruckt (doppelt bedruckt u. dadurch kaum lesbar).. Vicaire 418; Drexel 983; Georg 1632; Schraemli 99. Erste und anscheinend wohl einzige Ausgabe von Gouffes bekanntem Konditoreibuch, das - im Gegensatz zu seinem ebenfalls beliebtem 'Livre de Cuisine' - nicht in deutscher Übersetzung erschien. Die Leistung des französischen Spitzenkochs Jules Gouffe (1807-1877) wird übereinstimmend als bahnbrechend für eine neue Küche und als besondere Wegmarke gewürdigt. Als erster trug er alle wesentlichen Rezepte der Haute-Cuisine-Küche und der einfachen Hausküche zusammen.

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        The Works of Charles Dickens: Household Edition: 27 Editions (Parts 25 to 53 with just Part 30 and 34 missing) July 1873 to November 1875

      London: Chapman & Hall 1873 - Fine set of these PB parts including b/w ills with none having been read as all pages are uncut. The only wear results from age and having been moved over the years. All spines are intact with just a few areas of loss and expected scuffing. Size: 19 x 26.5cm. **Heavy set - please contact bookseller for P&P costs**

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        Outline of the Method of Conducting a Trigonometrical Survey for the Formation of Geographical and Topographical Maps and Plans. With the most useful Problems in Geodesy and Practical Astronomy. FIRST WARREN EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO

      Lockwood 1873 - 8vo., Fourth Edition, with 16 engraved plates (a number double-page), and 115 woodcuts and numerous tables in the text; handsomely bound in red full morocco, back gilt with five raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled and ruled in gilt, uncut, original catalogue preserved, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. With 56pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Written for the use of junior officers of the Royal Engineers and those of the Honourable East India Company's Service, Frome's extensive treatise was first published from REE Chatham in 1839. Its value as a standard text was swiftly recognised in both military and civilian sectors and the third edition was exhausted by 1862. This is the fourth (first Warren) edition, considerably expanded as well as revised. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia 1873 - 189p. Illustrated with 84 full-page engraved plates. Original publisher's green cloth over beveled boards with stylized gilt spine titles and gilt vignette on upper cover, blind rules around the covers Hitchcock 595. Minor wear to extremes, but a bright copy. Quite scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Columbian Book Company, Hartford, Conn 1873 - Thick 8vo, all edges gilt, Illustrated with 170 engravings, Frontis, Rebound in contemporary 3/4 dark dark brown leather with green cloth over the boards, Some bubbling to the cloth. Wear and a little lift-off to the board tip 620pp plus ads. Early edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL pencil, crayon and watercolor illustration, caption reads "New York" and below "Frontispiece, reference p. 175." Signed by the artist lower left

      n.p, n.d. 13-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches. . Unframed, on board . Ross illustrated The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon for Heritage Press 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

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        Devotions of Dame Gertrude More

      Art and Book Co 1873 - Hardcover book published by Art and Book Co., with no publishing date noted. The book is good plus with shelfwear, rubbed corners, browning to the pages (many which are still uncut) and a small tear to the title page. A nice example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Seas; or, The Marvellous and Exciting Adventures of Pierre Aronnax, Conseil His Servant, and Ned Land, A Canadian Harpooner

      Boston: Geo. M. Smith & Co.. 1873. First edition thus, later issue lacking "The End" on page 303. Elaborate gilt and black stamping on green cloth, all edges gilt. "Sold only by subscription, edition of James R. Osgood & Co." on title. One hundred and ten illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville and Edouard Riou, engraved by Hildibrand. Some loss of the spine ends, hinges cracked with front fly loose, white stain on rear board, else still very good. A rare early printing of this classic science fiction tale. .

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        Organization of the Texas & Pacific Railway Company for 1873

      Texas & Pacific Railway Company, Marshall, TX, 1873. First Edition. Softcover (Saddle-stitched). Fair Condition. Includes a fold-out 23" x 18" color "Map of the State of Texas showing the Line and Lands of the Texas Pacific Railway, Reserved and Donated by the State of Texas". This map is dated 1873, and also shows the population of each Texas county. At that time, Washington County was the most populous Texas county with 23,104! There is also a Table of Distances on the map. The map is in excellent condition, except for one small (1") tear along one of the folds at the bottom. The front cover (paper) map are detached from the other pages. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 48 pp. Page edges are a bit tattered and worn, but none of the tears reach the text. Ex-library with minimal markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Railways; History::Texas History; United States; 19th century; Inventory No: 001296. .

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      Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1873 - RO40238086: 8 tomes d'env. 600 pages chacun. Pièces de titre marron et bleues sur les dos. Titres, tomaisons, fleurons et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos et plats légèrement frottés. 'Les Grands Ecrivains de la France', Nouvelles éditions sous la dir. de Ad. Régnier. Nouvelle édition revue sur les plus anciennes impressions et les autographes, et augmentée par M. Paul MESNARD. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Modern Painters

      London, Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1873. 5 volumes, octavo. Bound in full red morocco, gilt titles, box design, and raised bands to spine, gilt rules to boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated in volumes III, IV, and V. Slightly rubbed to edges otherwise internally clean, in good condition.

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        THE FIEND'S DELIGHT by Dod Grile [pseudonym]

      London: John Camden Hotten, n.d.. [1873]. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-197 [198: blank] [199] [200: blank] + [32]-page publisher's catalogue of books for 1873 inserted at rear, small woodcut vignette on title page, another on page [199],. original pictorial brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, brown coated endpapers.. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, 18 mm closed split. in cloth at bottom edge of outer front joint, a bright, near fine. copy. A superior copy of a scarce book seldom found in decent. condition and a splendid association copy. Enclosed in a custom. quarter morocco slipcase (lightly rubbed). (#114195). First edition. Bierce's pseudonymous first book. Presentation copy with inscription by Bierce to Charles Warren Stoddard in the year of publication on the half title page: "Charles Warren Stoddard / with friendliest regards / of -- The Author. / London / Oct. 27, 1873." Stoddard (1843-1909), poet, journalist and travel writer whose best known work was SOUTH-SEA IDYLS (1873), resided in California off and on from 1855 until his death in 1909. "In 1873 he went to Europe as traveling correspondent for the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, and in London also served for a short time as secretary to Mark Twain ... A man of great sweetness, kindliness, and gentleness, with a gift for whimsical humor, he is said to have had a wider friendship among literary folk than any one else in his day." - DAB. BAL 1096. Starrett 1 (misdating 1872). Wright (II) 298 (listing the later U.S. edition).

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        The Fiend's Delight. By Dod Grile [pseud].

      London: John Camden Hotten, [1873]. - Bierce's first book, a collection of his San Francisco journalism published by agreement - an agreement he would soon regret - with the infamous London publisher John Camden Hotten. 8vo, original purple-brown cloth, gilt decorations and lettering. Vignette title-page and tailpiece. BAL 1096; Starrett 1. Edges a little rubbed; hinges just starting, but sound; some light foxing to the prelims; very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NUGGETS AND DUST PANNED OUT IN CALIFORNIA by Dod Grile [pseudonym]. Collected and Loosely Arranged by J. Milton Sloluck [pseudonym]

      London: Chatto and Windus, Publishers. (Successors to John Camden Hotten.), n.d.. [1873]. Small octavo, pp. [i-iv] [i-v] vi [9] 10-175 [176: blank] [1-8: ads dated 1873], true endpapers at rear imprinted with publisher's ads,. original pictorial yellow wrappers printed in black, red and blue, fore and bottom edges untrimmed.. Spine panel chipped and repaired, covers a bit creased, lightly. chipped at corner tips and dusty, small chip from fore-edge margin of. front free endpaper, a good copy of a fragile book which had no. hardbound issue and has never been reprinted. Bierce's scarcest book.. In a custom red cloth slipcase.(#115030). First edition. The author's second book. A collection of stories, sketches, epigrams, quips and witticisms. In general the seventeen very short stories, grouped together as "Crazy Tales," are satirical; revenge and death are frequent themes. Bierce's first short story, "The Haunted Valley," was published in the OVERLAND MONTHLY in 1871. "On Christmas Day of that year he married Mollie Day of San Francisco and several months later they went to England. During the next four years Bierce was on the staff of FUN... In 1872 he published, under the pseudonym of 'Dod Grile' and in confessed collaboration with Satan, THE FIEND'S DELIGHT, a 'cold collation of diabolisms,' and [in 1873] NUGGETS AND DUST PANNED OUT IN CALIFORNIA. Both books were collections of mordantly humorous sketches he had contributed to various California journals, while two years later a third volume, COBWEBS FROM AN EMPTY SKULL, containing many articles that first appeared in FUN, established the reputation of 'Bitter Bierce' as a vitriolic wit." - DAB. BAL 1099 (noted printing B without table of contents leaf [pages (vii)-viii]; terminal endpaper a; no sequence established). Starrett 2. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks III, p. 33. Baird and Greenwood 251.

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        Les stalactites.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1873 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1873, 9,5x16,5cm, relié. - Nouvelle édition. Reliure en demi chagrin bordeaux à coins, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés agrémentés de motifs floraux dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son proche ami Edmond de Goncourt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Thompson, London 1873 - Legatura parlante editoriale in percallina viola su cartone rigido, titolo e vignetta impressa in oro su tutto il piatto anteriore, titolo in oro al dorso e cornice impressa a secco sul piatto posteriore. 28 pagine non numerate, e 11 tavole litografiche a colori (su 12) su cartoncino  incollato editorialmente  ai fogli. L'opera, interessante seppur incompleta di una tavola, è arricchita da raffinate vedute a più colori raffiguranti il Monviso, Weisshorn, il Ruitor ed altre vedute alpine. Esemplare in buone condizioni,  piccola macchia la piatto anteriore, sporadiche fioriture alle tavole. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 1868-1872

      James Hughes, 1869-, Wellington 1873 - Five volumes, quarto, illustrations and plates, many folding and in colour; a handsome set finely bound in scarlet morocco, gilt, gilt arms on upper boards, all edges gilt. A finely-bound set of the {i Transactions of the New Zealand Institute}: a comprehensive record of the scientific endeavours undertaken in New Zealand in the years 1868-1872. The New Zealand Institute, now known as the Royal Society of New Zealand, evolved from the unification of five regional scientific organisations from Auckland, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago and Westland. Established under an Act of Parliament with a government grant of £500, the Institute provided a coordinated means of scientific communication through its publication of the {i Transactions}. The editor was James Hector, a pioneer explorer, geologist and natural scientist, who held the post of manager of the institute for thirty-five years following its inception. This collection represents the first five years of the institute's proceedings. The scope of the subjects covered is staggering and reflects the vigour and richness of scientific and intellectual life in this small community at the time, which was especially enriched by the participation in rigorous scientific debates by enthusiastic and learned amateurs as well as academics and professionals. As well as every possible scientific field, the {i Transactions} are particularly rich in information about the Maori people. This is a most attractive set of this important publication. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("HBrugsch").

      Wien, 30. X. 1873. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblattatt. Gr.-8vo. Beiliegend eine Kabinettphotographie (105:63 mm). An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "[.] Um zur Hauptsache zu kommen, so bin ich zunächst vollständig unschuldig an der neuen Expedition in die Wüste; der Gang war Rohlfs-Bismarck (?) - General Consul v. Jasmund - Khedive. Seit 1½ Jahren von Egypten abwesend, kam nicht einmal mein guter Rath in Betracht. Anfang December bin ich wieder inschallah in Kairo, und werde alles aufbieten Ihren Plänen nützlich zu sein. Wie schön wäre es, wenn wir uns, nach so vielen Zwischenerlebnissen, an den Ufern des Niles - freilich älter und gräulicher geworden - wiedersehen könnten. Schade daß Sie Wien und die Ausstellung nicht gesehen haben: Egypten bot manches Interessante. Ueber 100 ausgestopfte Vögel Abessiniens würden Sie vor allen lebhaft interessirt haben, ebenso unsere sonstigen objets exposés bis zu Sir Samuel Bakers Karten der neu-annectirten Länder Hoch-Afrika's [.]". - Das Portrait zeigt den großen Ägyptologen im Brustbild en face. - Der Br. auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf "Aegyptische Ausstellung 1873 in Wien". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        'Marine-Bilder 1906' (Einbandtitel).

      . 29,3 x 40,5 cm. 30 Kartonbll. (davon 27 beklebt) auf Leinenfälzchen mit insges. 255 Original-Photographien (im Format von 3,5 x 5,7 bis 23,5 x 17,5 cm, meist 14 x 9,5 cm). Flexibler blauer Lederband der Zeit m. goldgepr. Titel u. schlichtem Rahmen auf Vorderdeckel, umseitigem Goldschnitt u. gemusterten Vorsätzen. An den Kapitalen etw. lädiert, Ecken berieben, Einband stellenw. m. Kratzspuren.. Einmaliges marinehistorisches Zeitdokument, aber auch aus kulturhistorischer Sicht von Bedeutung. Privates Photoalbum mit 255 Original-Photographien des Offiziers der k. u. k. Kriegsmarine Johannes Prinz von und zu Liechtenstein (1873-1959). Die meisten handschriftlich bezeichnet. Aufgenommen in der Zeit von 1906-11 während unterschiedlicher Stationen seiner militärischen Laufbahn. Darunter u. a. Aufnahmen vom Kaisermanöver 1906 in Dalmatien mit photographischen Aufnahmen von Schiffen der österreichischen Kriegmarine (Torpedoboot 'Krokodil', 'Miramar' etc.), von der Torpedobootsflotille 1908, dem Stapellauf der S.M.S. Admiral Spaun (30.10.09), sowie von der Stationierung Liechtensteins auf dem Torpedoboot Delfin (1908) bei einer Fahrt im dalmatinischen Raum und auf der S. M. S. 'Taurus', 1910-11. Die Aufnahmen zeigen neben Schiffen und Flottenformationen u. a. 'Türkische Arbeiter an Bord', 'Kameel Kämpfe in Kadikeuy', den 'Großen Brand in Stamoul, 23.7.11', 'Hingerichtete bei der Revolution', auch 2 Bilder auf denen u. a. [Graf Edmund Stephan Karl] Szechenyi (1839-1922) abgebildet ist und einem Photo von Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand. - Prinz Johannes von und zu Lichtenstein (1873-1959) wurde als Seeaspirant in die k. u. k. Kriegsmarine aufgenommen und durchlief dann alle Chargegrade bis zum Linienschiffskapitän. Er nahm u. a. an der Missionsreise auf der S. M. Corvette 'Saida' nach Ostasien und Australien (1892-94), einer Fahrt mit der S.M.S. 'Kaiser Karl VI.' nach Ostasien (1902-03) teil und war zweimal auf der S.M.S. 'Taurus' (1896 u. 1910/11) stationiert. Mehrmals war er beim Marine-Detachement in Budapest als Kommandant der Donau-Monitore tätig und zuletzt war er als Marine-Attache in Rom. (vgl. Frick, Alexander, Prinz Johannes von und zu Liechtenstein. [Nachruf]).

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        The Eustace Diamonds [First Edition]

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first UK edition of this Trollope triple-decker novel, bound in 3/4 blue leather with coordinated blue cloth, top edge of the closed page blocks gilded (rubbing to spine head of Volumes I and III, the leading edge of Volume II's front board shows rubbing through, modest rubbing through to the board corners); the third novel in Trollope's famed Palliser series which tells the tale of the adventuress Lizzy Greystock who Gerould describes as "the very beautiful, superficially clever and completely selfish daughter of an admiral who was no credit whatever to the British Navy". Lizzy Greystock beguiles the wealthy Sir Florian Eustace, traps him in marriage just prior to his death, and thereby comes into possession of a very expensive diamond necklace which she alleges to have been a gift to her from Sir Florian and which his family claims to be a non-tranferrable family heirloom. This American edition is the true first edition, published in October, 1872. A Very Good copy of the UK first edition of this installment in the Palliser series.

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        A Simpleton

      London - Chapman and Hall 1873 - A beautifully bound novel in three volumes by Charles Reade (1814- 1884) who was an English novelist and dramatistFirst edition. In three volumes complete. Reade began his literary career as a dramatist, and it was his own wish that the word 'dramatist' should stand first in the description of his occupations on his tombstone. As an author, he always had an eye to stage effect in scene and situation as well as in dialogue. Reade also produced three elaborate studies of character: Griffith Gaunt (1866), A Terrible Temptation (1871), A Simpleton (1873). The first of these was in his own opinion his best novel. Reade's novels were popular, and he was among England's highest-paid novelists; however, many libraries refused to carry his works on the grounds that they were indecent. Condition: Beautifully rebound in quarter cloth with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, in a lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughoutwith onlythe odd spot and handling mark to pages. Overall: FINE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The American Journal of the Medical Sciences Volumes 65 thru 80

      Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea. Very Good. 1873-1880. 1/2 Sheep Cloth Covered Boards. ex-libris; gift plate on front pastedown; Wagner Bros. bookbinders stamp to end paper ; Contiguous Volumes 65-80; set gift of Byron Stanton, MD (Civil War surgeon in the 1st Ohio Light Infantry and 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Superintendent of the Northern Ohio Lunatic Asylum and founder of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists), whose name also appears on the bindings.; 8vo .

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        Comedias Inéditas. Tomo I. y Único.: Amor, Pleito y Desafío. - Amor Con Vistas - La Prueba De Los Amigos - Un Pastoral Albergue. - Relación De La Comedia Del Premio De La Hermosura.

      Colección De Libros Españoles Raros o Curiosos., Madrid 1873 - XV - 494pp. 1 h. En buen papel de hilo. Perfecto ejemplar, conservando las cubiertas originales, con una encuadernación de Brugalla, a media piel con puntas. Lomera con nervios. Corte superior dorado. =Comedias por primera vez impresas. Size: 8º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paradise Lost

      London: Basil, Montagu, Pickering 1873 - 4to., full calf with morocco label printed in gilt; raised bands; hand-tooled ornate cover design, with a touch of rubbing to spine; custom made folding box. Pickering edition, with the library bookplate of Sir Coles Child (1862-1929 ). First baronet of Bromley Place, Kent, Child served as the chairman of the Kent Mental Hospital Committee. Shipping extra. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Broadside]: Corn Hall, Harleston. A Lecture on Charles Dickens (With Readings from some of his best Works) Will be delivered in the above hall, on Friday Evening, May 9th ... by John Trist ... Tickets to be had of Mr. Cann, Bookseller

      Harleston, [Norfolk, England]: T.S. Cann, Printer. [no date - probably 1873]. Broadside on light green paper. Approximately 15" x 20". Old folds and modest tears with several small and neat professional repairs at the folds on the verso, very good or better. A handsome and relatively large broadside advertising a lecture, and with a list of about a dozen readings from Dickens including "Scrooge the Miser," "Barkis is Willing," "Oliver Twist," "David Copperfield," and "Uriah Heep." In 1875 Trist wrote a little known book of short essays called Threads of Gossamer that treats of Dickens. We can find one mention of the printer Cann, also in 1875: the closest May 9th to that day would be either 1873 or 1879. .

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      Philadelphia. 1873.. 217pp. plus six folding maps. Original maroon cloth, gilt stamped spine. Small nicks and tears in maps, occasionally affecting text. "Map of North America Deliniating the Mountain System...." detached, text affected where torn. Overall, a very good copy with well-handled maps. Second edition, reprinted from Gilpin's THE CENTRAL GOLD REGION (1860). The first edition to appear under this title. A former governor of Colorado, he espouses his peculiar view of the future of the Anglo-Saxon race. Three maps of North America exhibit Gilpin's strange theories of climate, geology and civilization, while two maps show the parks of Colorado, and one the world. HOWES G192. GRAFF 1556. SABIN 27468.

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        Through The Looking Glass

      Macmillan, UK 1873 - 1st Edition 28th thous 1873. Printed one year after the 1st Edition and in the same format. The book is in the original cloth and very good. Rear board quite darkened in one area. Edges lightly rubbed. Light fraying to spine tips. Contents good. Bookplate square mark to inner page. Pages lightly soiled and marked. Gitt page edges. A good example of this classic work in the original cloth. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. Ref3161 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Phrenological Illustrations, or an Artist's View of the Craniological System of Doctors Called Gall and Spurzheim

      London: Republished for the Artist by Frederick Arnold, 86, Fleet Street, E.C, 1873. Later edition (7 shillings 6 pence , coloured). Oblong folio (280 x 380 mm.). Vignette title page, Verso "Re-Issue of 'Phrenological Illustrations' " , and one other leaf of letterpress. With 6 engraved hand- colored plates illustrating 34 figures. Bound in original brown cloth spine and printed paper over boards, with newspaper clipping of letter from Gilbert Dalziel tipped-in at ffep. Laid into a crimson cloth drop box. Cohn 178 (First edition) . Inscribed at the top of the title page "To George Dalziel with the best regards of Geo. Cruikshank / Janry. 1874." George Dalziel (1815-1902) and his brother Edward (1817-1905) founded Dalziel Brothers engravers in 1839 and were the most famous in their trade until photo-mechanical processes superseded the need for engravers. A fine association

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        Paradisea Minor [Lesser Bird of Paradise]

      [London: Daniel Giraud Elliot, 1873. A magnificent image from Elliot's Birds of Paradise, painted by Joseph Wolf, "without exception, the best all-round animal artist who ever lived' (Sir Edwin Landseer). Ornithological illustration reached its zenith during the golden age of lithography, and this image is from that great era. Even today, with all of the excellent methods of colour reproduction available, the beauty of hand-colouring cannot be equalled. Joseph Wolf is pre-eminent among the ornithological artists of the day: he was the first bird artist to fully understand and use the new freedom of style that lithography allowed. The lithographic crayon suited Wolf's drawing style, transforming his soft expressive lines and subtle suggestions of movement into a printable image. His work set a new standard in life-like representations and Wolf's skill at capturing the essential character of his subjects also breathed life into the stiff "bird on a perch" portrayals so characteristic of bird art of the day. The plates in Elliot's Monograph of the... Birds of Paradise , "almost as magnificent as the birds they portray, were the fruits of Elliot's considerable wealth, Wolf's great artistry and both men's profound knowledge and love of birds" (Dance). Elliot writes in the preface "The drawings of Mr. Wolf will, I am sure, receive the admiration of those who see them; for, like all that artist's productions, they cannot be surpassed, if equalled, at the present time. Mr. J. Smit has lithographed the drawings with his usual conscientious fidelity, and in his share of the work has left me nothing to desire... In the coloring of the plates Mr. J.D. White has faithfully followed the originals; and in the difficult portions where it was necessary to produce the metallic hues, he has been very successful." Cf. Anker 131; cf. Dance, The Art of Natural History , 1978, p.132; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990) p. 95; cf. Nissen IVB 296; cf. Wood p. 331; cf. Zimmer p. 207. Lithograph by J. Smit after Joseph Wolf, hand-coloured by J.D. White, heightened with gum arabic.

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        STORIES OF INFINITY: LUMEN-HISTORY OF A COMET-IN INFINITY ... Translated from the French by S. R. Crocker

      Boston: Roberts Brothers,. 1873. 12mo, pp. [i-ii] iii-iv 5-287 [288: blank], flyleaves at front and rear,. original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, brown coated endpapers.. Private owner's small book label affixed to front paste-down and his. name, address and date 25 February 1878 on verso of front flyleaf.. Underlining and interesting marginalia by the owner, a student or. professor at Urbana University, penciled throughout the text. Slight. spine lean, corner tips rubbed, a bright, tight, very good copy. An. interesting copy of an uncommon book. (#89835). First edition in English. LUMEN first appeared in French as RECITS DE L'INFINI in 1873; an enlarged edition followed in 1887 as LUMEN. The revised text of LUMEN was translated into English and published in New York in 1892 by Cassell (apparently an unauthorized edition) and in London in 1897 by Heinemann (apparently an authorized edition with further revisions by Flammarion). The earlier Roberts Brothers text follows Flammarion's original 1873 text. LUMEN is a story, in a series of dialogues, "of a being who has undergone a number of incarnations on other worlds, including planets round Capella, Gamma Virgo, Sirius and in the constellation Orion." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 84. LUMEN is "perhaps the single most innovative work in the entire literature of the scientific imagination. It is the first work to offer any real idea of the scale of the universe; the first to investigate the implications of the finite speed of light (and thus to toy with the notion of the relativity of space and time); and the first to examine the implications of evolutionary theory in the modeling of alien life-systems. In all these endeavors it was ahead of its time ... It is in Flammarion's work that we find the fountainhead of the mythology of alien beings ... Flammarion originated the mode of thought which is effective in modern science fiction's dealings with the category alien. LUMEN's affinity with modern science fiction goes further than this, because it is a work expressly directed to the cultivation of the sense of wonder (in whose cultivation, according to many readers, the prime virtue of modern science fiction lies)." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1294-98. The two other stories, "History of a Comet" and "In Infinity," the first a panoramic history of the solar system narrated by a passing comet, the second a spirit description of the universe, do not appear to have been reprinted in English after their initial appearance here. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-406. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 638. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 638. Locke, Voyages in Space 73. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 67. Reginald 05460.

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        Historia General de Francia desde la mas remota antigüedad hasta nuestros días. Redactada imparcialmente con presencia de los mejores datos históricos por . Adornandola unos 2000 bellos dibujos entre láminas sueltas, grabados intercalados en el texto,

      La Enciclopedia Ilustrada Tasso, Barcelona 1873 - holandesa rozada, interior bien conservado texto a 2 columnas, manchas del tiempo. retratos, etc, dibujos a lápiz de eminentes artistas como Doré, Philippoteaux, Fath, etc. 4 Volúmenes. 2385 págs.

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        Memorie storiche di Massa Marittima edite per cura di Olinto Comparini con note, documenti ed illustrazioni.

      Tip. Massetana,, Massa Marittima, 1873 - Due volumi di cm. 24,5, pp. 622 (2); 576. Con la pianta della città di Fabio Topi e 9 belle tavole fuori testo di vedute in litografia seppiata a due colori. Bross. orig decorata (priva del piatto anteriore del secondo volume). Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione, a fogli chiusi. Edizione originale, non comune pubblicata in 80 dispense. Cfr. Platneriana; non in Lozzi. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les Roses; Histoire - Culture - Description.

      Paris, J.Rothschild 1873 - 8vo. 2nd ed. 26.5 x 16.5 cms. 60 chromolithograph plates of roses, mostly with hand finishing, all tissue-guarded and some printed on tinted paper, many text wood engravings, contemporary full morocco with gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt. Corners very slightly rubbed, sporadic foxing not affecting plates which are bright and clean and finely coloured. Owner's book label on front pastedown and blind stamp on titlepage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recurrent Theology or Things New and Old : Christ : Shown as the Alpha and Omega of All Creation and Redemption the Only Way Truth Life Saving Name Master Lord Though : a Rock of Offense and as a Dividing Sword to Jews + Gentiles : Search the Scriptures

      Case Lockwood and Brainard Printers 1873 / Hartford Conn., Clean and Unmarked Text - Hardback : hard cover edition in good or better condition, some slight wear to edges, as normal for age of book. Overall good copy of this title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Some chipping at spine and corners, decorative embossed cover, cloth hard cover binding. Floral design on spine with gold titles. Some minor notes on ffep and presentation note. Book is in nice condition for 133 years old. Previous Owner Name/insc. Size: ~ SCARCE TITLE ~ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Comedia Llamada Selvagia. Comedia Serafina.

      Colección De Libros Españoles Raros o Curiosos., Madrid 1873 - XVIpp. - 1 lámina - XIVpp. - 403pp. en muy buen papel de hilo. Perfecto ejemplar, conservando las cubiertas originales, con una encuadernación de Brugalla en piel jaspeada, fileteada al oro. Lomera con nervios y florones. Corte superior dorado. =Comedia llamada Selvagia: en que se introducen los amores de un caballero llamado Selvago con una ilustre dama dicha Ysabela, efetuados por Dolosina, alcahueta famosa (Toledo: Joan Ferrer, 1554) La crítica la considera, junto con La Dorotea de Lope de Vega, la mejor imitación de La Celestina. Según Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo, el autor de la Selvagia «manifiesta las excelentes dotes que habían de darle muy señalado lugar entre los prosistas del mejor tiempo de nuestra lengua. imaginó una fábula propia del teatro, le dio ingenioso principio e inopinado desenlace, la exornó con agradables peripecias y en desarrollar su plan se mostró. hábil» Size: 8º [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The YO-SEMITE; Its History, Its Scenery, Its Development.

      Printed for the Author,, Providence: 1873 - Lester, a prominent Providence attorney, had visited Yosemite Valley the summer of 1872, during which time he met Galen Clark, James Lamon, James Hutchings & John Muir, this latter with whom he discussed, one evening, geological theory. This work a publication of a subsequent talk on Yosemite read before the Rhode Island Historical Society, 17 December 1872. Farquhar terms this publication, "noteworthy for its appreciation of John Muir ." As Cowan states, "Being privately issued, the work is but little known." This lack of notoriety continues to the this day. no copies have come to auction these past 30+ years, with Americana Exchange showing the last market appearance back in 1966 [Goodspeed catalogue]. Rare in the trade. Some abrasion to spine paper, with a bit of loss at each end. Some foxing to front wrapper. PO name stamp to front wrapper verso. A VG copy. Printed pale grey paper wrappers. 8vo. 10" x 6-1/8". 1st edition (Cowan I, p. 139; Cowan II, p. 389; Currey & Kruska 236; Farquhar 13; Norris 2054). 40 pp. Unopened. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L'Entrée de la duchesse de Montmorency à Montpellier en 1617, publiée par le C. de St.-Maur.

      Montpellier, C. Coulet 1873 - in-8, XXXI-76-[12] pp., demi-chagrin cerise, dos à nerfs cloisonné et fleuronné, tête dorée, couverture conservée (Petit & Trioullier). Bel exemplaire. (Collection Collection des cent-quinze de la Société des bibliophiles languedociens). Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires numérotés à la presse. Celui-ci, un des 174 sur Hollande (131/200). Réimpression de l'édition originale rarissime de Montpellier, Jean Gilet, 1617 : Marie-Félicie Orsini, proche des Concini, auxquels elle devait son mariage avec le duc Henri de Montmorency (celui qui sera exécuté en 1632, victime de la haine de Richelieu), dut fuir après l'assassinat de son protecteur et elle trouva refuge dans la cité languedocienne. Absent de SHF. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque de Chissay, avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes.

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        The Gilded Age, A Tale Of Today

      American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT 1873 - A beautiful first edition with all elements from the earliest printing present (except the corrected state on pages 351 and 353 as requested in BAL 3357). Genuine title-page listing White as illustrator and imprinting of the electrotyper Wm. H. Lockwood on verso. Also, on p. use of name Eschol Sellers; on P. final illustration is numbered 211; p. 246 the word hallelujah has no comma following it; p. 280, line 18 there is a period after Dr. Jackson; p. 403 no illustration as requested by BAL for earliest printings. Rebacked, Near Fine condition with very little browning of pages or foxing, bright spine. , top edges gilt; Twain's first novel which gave an entire era its name, though fictional, is a critical examination of politics and corruption in the United States during the nineteenth century [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON; OR, JOURNEYS AND DISCOVERIES IN AFRICA BY THREE ENGLISHMEN. Compiled in French by Jules Verne, from the Original Notes of Dr. Ferguson; and Done into English by "William Lackland."

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, late Ticknor & Fields, and Fields, Osgood, & Co.,. 1873. 12mo, pp. [1-2] [1-3] 4-8 [8a-8b] [9] 10-345 [346-348: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], 48 illustrations by Riou reproduced by Heliotype on twelve inserted plates, each with tissue guard,. original pictorial brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and black, rear panel stamped in blind, brown coated endpapers.. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, hairline crack. along inner rear hinge, but a tight, near fine copy with bright cover. stamping. The most fully illustrated early American edition of this. seminal novel and perhaps the most beautiful of the English-language. editions of Verne's books. All three printings (the second and third. dated 1874 and 1875 respectively) of this edition are uncommon,. especially in this condition. (#96589). First printing of the second U.S. edition. Verne's first book, first published in Paris by Hetzel in 1863 as CINQ SEMAINES EN BALLOON: VOYAGES DE DECOUVERTES EN AFRIQUE. "...the first of Verne's voyages extraordinaires, this tale established the conventions which he employed throughout his fiction." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s- 1930s 764. Osgood's edition, first published in 1873, was preceded by Appleton's 1869 edition. In contrast to Appleton's more modest edition with six inserted plates, the Osgood edition featured an elaborately stamped pictorial binding and 48 stunning illustrations by Riou reproduced by the Heliotype process on twelve inserted plates. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-148 and (1981) 1-160. Bleiler (1948), p. 24. Reginald 14618. Myers 20. Taves and Michaluk V001.

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