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        Les Arts Arabes. Architecture - Menuiserie - Bronzes - Plafonds - Revetements - Marbres - Pavements - Vitraux - etc.

      Paris, A. Morel & Cie., 1873.. Folio (360 x 454 mm). (4), 3, (1), 4, (4), VIII, 28 pp. With 51 engr. plates and 41 chromolithographic plates. Contemp. half calf on 5 raised bands and giltstamped title to spine. Marbled endpapers.. Only edition of this rare collection of stunning ornamental plates, showing Islamic architectural designs and decorative details thereof. With accompanying text by Bourgoin (1838-1908), who had spent years in Egypt as an architect and made extensive travels to Syria and Palestine. This monumental work, with a preface by E. Viollet-le-Duc, first made Arabic art widely known in Europe and was immediately recognized as a classic. Included with this set are three original pen-and-ink sketches of the geometrical mosaic designs in the Alcazar of Sevilla, as well as a sketch of Western gothic architecture. - Some foxing throughout as usual, but mainly confined to margins. Binding slightly rubbed and bumped at extremeties; still an excellent copy. - Blackmer 185. Gay 3435. OCLC 558156807.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Les Arts Arabes. Architecture, menuiserie, bronzes, plafonds ... Mit 51 gest. Tafeln und 41 chromolithograph. Tafeln.

      Paris, Morel & Cie 1873.. Lose Tafeln und Bll. in Pappband d. Zt. Gr.-Folio. 2 Bll., VIII S., 2 Bll., 3, 28 S. - Einzige Ausgabe. - Seltenes Tafelwerk mit tlw. sehr schönen und dekorativen Ornamenttafeln. Der Text stammt von J. Bourgoin und E. Viollet-le-Duc. - Tlw. stock- und schmutzfleckig sowie mit Randläsuren, 4 Tafeln (2 farb.) stärker beschädigt und tlw. unvollständig. Einbd. beschädigt. Die dekorativen Farblithographien in der Darstellung größtenteils sauber und unbeeinträchtigt. - Only edition. - Rare work with 51 very nice and decorative engr. ornamental plates as well as with 41 chromolithograph. plates. Loose plates and ll. in contemp. boards. - Foxed and stained in places and with marginal defects, 4 plates (2 in colours) stronger affected and partly incomplete. Binding defective. The decorative lithographs in colours mostly clean and unharmed..

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        The History of Scotland. Eight Volumes including Index.

      Edinburgh, London, William Blackwood And Sons, 1873.. A new edition, revised. 19.2cm x 13cm. Original Hardcover with gilt lettering and ornaments on spine and frontcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Exlibris of Harold Bessemer Galloway (Blervie)to pastedown. In addition the books bear Galloway's ownerstamp on the titlepage: "H.B.Galloway - 2nd Battallion Seaforth Highlanders". With several crossreferences to the Irish History (Irish - the first called scots / Religious neglect of them (the irish) by the english government / The Irish Language - its early character and spread into Scotland etc. etc. The volumes include for example: The Roman Period, "Caledonia", Hadrian and the Great Wall, Lollius Urbicus, Marcellus Ulpius, St. Patrick/ The Unrecorded Ages, prehistoric vestiges, The Caterthuns, Dunsinane Hill, Eden Hall, the Danish Duns, Tapuc of Torwood/ The Early Races, The Ossianic Literature/ Heathendom, Druidism, The Magi, Norse Eddas, Pagan systems/ Early Christianity, St. Kentigern, St. Palladius, Columba, Adamnan, St. Cormac, St. Ternan/ Union of the Scots and the Picts, Strathclyde, Scot's Irish origin, Carber Riadha, Fergus, Coference of the Drumcat, Battle of Moyra, King Kenneth/ End of Macbeth's Reign, Vikings, Ragnar Lobroc, Harald Haarfagre, The race of Ivar, Saxon Kings/ End of the Reign of Alexander I, King Malcolm Canmore, Norman Conquest of Scotland, the Feudal system/ The Church, Queen Margaret, The Culdees/ Accession of King David, King tephen and Matilda, Treaty of Falaise/ Thomas a Becket, Alexander III, Comyns and Durwards, Battle of Largs, Bagimond, Queen of Norway/ topograph, old laws, The Regiam Majestatem, Lothian, galloway, Roman Jurispudence/ Bruce, Baliol, Comyn, Earl of Huntingdon, Eric of Norway/ War of Independence/ Battle of Stirling/ Battle of Roslin, Wallace, Siege of Dirleton, Battle of Falkirk/ Bruce at Scone, the slaughter of Red Comyn/ Bannockburn/ David Bruce, Edward Baliol, Battle of Duplin, Siege of Berwick, Battle of Halidon Hill/ The Percys, The Battle of Otterburn, King Robert, Battle of Homildon, Accession of James I, Burning of Reseby/ King James II, Kidnapped by Crichton, House of Douglas, Mary of Gueldres, Tiger Earl of Crawfurd, the Battle of Brechin, the Siege of Roxburgh/ Tutelage of Bishop Kennedy/ Rise of the Boyds/ Battle of Sauchieburn/ Perkin Warbeck/ James IV, Marriage with Margaret, daughter of Henry VII/ War with England/ attle of Flodden/ Cardinal Wolsey French party and Beaton/ Albany/ Mission of Radcliffe and Magnus/ Martyrdom of Patrick Hamilton/ Western Highlands and Argyle/ Invasion of Northumberland/ James V, married to Magdalen of France/ Mary of Guise/ Sir Ralph Sadler/ Residency of Arran/ The Reformation/ Queen Mary/ Balfour, Edinburgh Castle, claims of the Hamiltons/ "Book of Common Order", Knox in Frankfurt, The Clergy/ Regency of Murray/ Lochleven Castle/ Fleming, Herries and the French Ambassador/ Mission of Midlemore/ The Casket Letters/ Queen Elizabeth/ Bishop Ross/ Duke of Norfolk/ Bothwell/ Orkney and Shetland/ Execution of Nicholas Hubert/ Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh/ Regency of Lennox/ Knox/ Regency of Morton/ Queen Mary/ Captain James Stewart/ the fall of Aubigne/ Ruthven/ James VI/ The King's Confession/ Political doctrines of Buchanan/ Death of Queen Mary and the Spanish Armada/ Anne of Denmark, King James' romance/ The Battle of Glenlivet/ Meliville Party/ The Gowrie Conspiracy/ Reception at Berwick, King James' departure/ Queen Anne,, Prince Henry, Prince Charles/ James VI/ Hampton Court Conference/ The "Popes of Edinburgh"/ Assembly at Aberdeen/ Trial of Welsh and his brethren/ Andrew Melville/ Restoration of Episcopacy/ Charles I, "Laud's Liturgy", Jenny Geddes, The Scots Council and the Court/ Greyfriar's Churchyard/ The Covenant/ The Gordon Influence/ The Burning of Frendraught/ General Alexander Leslie/ Montrolse and Huntly/ Aberdeen/ Lord Loweis Gordon/ The seizure of Edinburgh Castle/ Argyle's Highlanders/The great Parliament of 1641/ Battles of Tibbermuir and Kilsyth/ Leslie at Philiphaugh/ Westminster Assembly of Divines/ passing of the Covenant/ The Catechisms/ Execution of Haddo and Spottiswood/ Henderson/ Execution of the King/ The Commonwealth, Cromwell, Charles II/ Vernacular Literature, Alexander Hume, Drummond, Sir Robert Ayton, Ballad literature/ National music/ Science, Napier of Merchiston, Gregory/ Art, Jameson the painter, architecture/ Restoration Settlement/ English Navigation Act/ Middleton as Commissioner/ The Drunken Parliament/ Mile Act/ Rothes as Commissioner/ Government at Lauderdale/ General Dalziel/ Archbishop Sharp/ The Sanquhar declaration/ Battle of Bothwell Bridge/ The Cameronians/ The Popish Plot/ Ryehouse and assassination plots/ Duke of York/ Claverhouse and John Brown/ The Wigtown Martyrs/ Monmouth's Rebellion/ Argyle's Insureection/ Sir Patrick Hume/ Baillie of Jerviswood/ Knights of the Thistle/ Prince of Orange/ King William and Queen Mary/ Military History of the Revolution/ Ecclesiastical Settlement of the Revolution/ Darien and the African Company/ Darien and the Union/ Queen Anne/ Mar's Insurrection/ Politics and Religion from the '15 to '45/ The Inurrection of 1745 to 1746/ Social and Intellectual Progress/ The Highland Garb/ Painting and engraving, Aikman, Ramsay, Strange, Decay of National Architecture, William Bruce, Gibbs, Adam/ The English language, Thomson, David Hume and the resuscitation of literature etc.

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        Die elektrischen Kräfte. Darlegung und Erweiterung der von A. Ampere, F. Neumann, W. Weber, G. Kirchhoff entwickelten mathematischen Theorie

      - Erster Teil: Die durch die Arbeiten von A. Ampere und F. Neumann angebahnte Richtung. Teubner, Lpz., 1873. XV/272 S., original Halbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel u. 4 Schmuckbünden. (etwas bst./gering fl./NaT.) - Sehr gutes Exemplar - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Laurence Sterne

      London:: Bickers and Son,, 1873. London: Bickers and Son, 1873. Edition de luxe, limited to 200 sets, with this being number 19. Octavo, 3/4 leather, elaborate tooling to the spine, top edge gilt. In near fine condition. Presents beautifully.Tristram Shandy is considered by many the first modern novel and the father of stream of consciousness writing. It is perhaps the most literal example of a novel available. Sterne was an Anglican Vicar who was influenced by Pope, Locke, Swift and Cervantes. His narrative devices and styles have indelibly influenced many modern and postmodern authors: James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Milan Kundera, Salmon Rushdie among others.

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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.

      Geo. M. Smith & Co.,, Boston: 1873 - Translated from the French. One hundred and ten illustrations (by Alphonse de Neuville and Edouard Riou). Second American edition and first printing thus (no "The End" on page 303). Octavo, bound in green cloth with gilt and black lettering and design (Captain Nemo on front board), all edges gilt, original brown endpapers. Edge worn with some fraying at the spine ends, one inch tear to the cloth at the base of the rear joint, starting to separate along the rear hinge (but still firmly attached), a few signatures are a bit loose, previous owner's name and date (1875) on front endpage, else good. ; 303 pages B00GUN27HU [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Collectionneurs de l'ancienne France. Notes d'un Amateur

      Woodcut vignette on title. Title printed in red & black. 2 p.l., xii, [2], 122 pp., one leaf. 8vo, green morocco, signed "Emile Rousselle," triple gilt fillet round sides, arms in gilt of Isidoro Fernández in center of each cover, spine richly gilt. Paris: A. Aubry, 1873. One of six copies printed on vellum (of a total edition of 606 copies) of this valuable history of the early art and book collectors of France. Bonnaffé (1825-1903), French scholar and man of letters, wrote many books on art history and the art market as well as catalogues of collections of art. A very fine copy. With the leather bookplate of Isidoro Fernández (1878-1963). .

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        Atlas of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

      Philadelphia: A. Pomeroy & Co., , 1873. Folio, 14 3/4"x 12 1/2", with original blindstamped cloth covers, but rebound, new cloth edges corners, and spine, new endpapers, original gilt lettering, illustrated with 71 colored maps and plans, 183 pp. Spine leaning, soiling and abrasion to upper rear cover, despite rebacking some wear to binding, hinges reinforced, paper is somewhat brittle, each sheet, including title page reinforced with thick grey paper backing, title chipped and pieces are missing, not affecting text, map of Pennsylvania has piece missing, some warping of these sheets, but maps don't appear to be affected, 4" tear to index page (archival tape repairs), a couple of maps with some edge chipping or margin pieces missing, some minor wrinkling along top edge throughout, Mount Pleasant map wrinkled at one fold, may be missing some of the individual map information typically provided on the rear of the map, but all maps are present; despite rebacking and a little soiling and browning contents are very good in a good and stiff binding.  Somewhat scarce county atlases, with 71 maps, 15 are double page. Map of Carbondale is a four sheet map that is laid in. Includes maps of Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Scranton, Pleasant Valley, Sugar Loaf, Kingston, Benton and Hazlleton. Despite its flaws, a very decent atlas. Extra postage will be required. OCLC. Phillips 2482. # 102338$650

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        Log of Charles R. Potter's Voyage to Europe Starting May 29, 1873 and Ending September 8, 1873

      New York and Europe: Charles R. Potter, 1873. First edition. Leather. Very Good. A Very Good original Log of Charles R. Potter's trip to Europe, setting forth his experiences during his trip to and in Europe and during his return voyage to the United States, including a number of well-executed sketches of persons and things he saw during his adventure -- including among them the Mayor of Hamburg, German Tile, and more, written in pencil and housed in the original leather binding, with his 1873 Ferrotype portrait taken at Estabrooke's Studio in Piccadilly, London loosely laid in. A Very Good record of a 19th Century, post Civil War, voyage.

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        Codigo Penal de la Provincia de Corrientes [bound with] La Provincia.

      1873 - [Argentina]. Codigo Penal de la Provincia de Corrientes. Buenos Aires: Imprenta de Pablo E. Coni, 1878. 110 pp. [Bound with] Llerena, Juan. La Provincia de Buenos Aires y su Nueva Capital. Buenos Aires: Establecimiento Tipografico, 1881. 54 pp. [And] Stegmann, Carlos. Construccion y Disposicion Interior de las Escuelas Publicas en Relacion con la Higiene. Buenos Aires: Imprenta de Pablo E. Coni. 1878. 24 pp. Five plates, two folding. Octavo (9-1/4" x 6-1/4"). Later cloth, gilt titles to spine. Light shelfwear, some toning to text, final three leaves of Construccion detached, internally clean. * Only editions located. The first item is the penal code for Corrientes, one of the provinces of Argentina. The second title, which is not legal in nature, is an essay defending the establishment of Buenos Aires as the national capital in 1880. Illustrated with plates depicting classrooms and school furniture, the final title is a book of regulations governing the construction of schools and the furnishing of classrooms. All of these titles are rare. OCLC locates 1 copy each of Corrientes and Provincia (both in Germany), no copies of Construccion. See Borchard, Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Argentina, Brazil and Chile 115-116. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative Journal of Travels Through the Northwestern Regions of the United States Extending from Detroit Through the Great Chain of American Lakes, to the Sources of the Mississippi River Performed as a Member of the Expedition Under Governor Cass

      E. & E. Hosford 8vo. Modern brown cloth with gilt spine lettering. xiv, 419pp, (5pp). Hand-colored foldout frontispiece map, engraved title page, 7 called-for full-page engraved plates. Very good. Mild age toning. Tight, handsome first edition of this important travelogue in a sharp mid-20th century binding that preserves from the front pastedown a slip bearing the original ownership signature: "Henry B. Lockwood / March 26th, 1873 / New York" -- likely the early New York Stock Exchange member (1851-1915). Lockwood's name is also inkstamped near the bottom of the dedication page (iii). The foldout frontispiece map is lovely and bright, with a single old archival repair on verso, and two of the seven full-page plates ("Indian Manufactures" and "Geological View of Rock Formations on Lake Superior") are hand colored. Lacks errata slip, else a lovely copy of this important title. NEW HOWES S 190. SABIN 77862. STREETER SALE 1782.

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        Works of Charles Dickens

      Chapman and Hall, 1873. Hardcover. Very Good. Chapman and Hall, London 1873-1876. Illustrated Library Edition. Dated 1873 to 1876. Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards, endpaper and page edges. Gold gilt lettering and tooling at the spine. Owned by a Baronet and gifted to a school in the late 19th century. Illustrated by Phiz, George Cruikshank, Marcus Stone, H.K. Browne. 29 of 30 Volumes present including: Great Expectations, American Notes, A Child's History of England, Old Curiosity Shop 2 vols, Sketches by Boz, Pickwick Papers, Christmas Stories includes A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, Martin Chuzzlewit 2 vols, Bleak House 2 vols, Dombey and Son 2 vols, David Copperfield 2 vols, Little Dorrit 2 vols, Christmas Books, Edwin Drood, Nicholas Nickleby 2 vols, Our Mutual Friend 2 vols, Barnaby Rudge, Uncommercial Traveler. A Tale of Two Cities is missing. Book Condition: Very Good+, soft shelf wear at the edges, light spots.

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        THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER

      Boston: James B. Osgood, 1873. The painting is hard to fuces and therefor grainy. Complete Edition xii, 481p. Illustrated with plates and with a fore-edge painting signed by Vera Dutter. Bound in full tree calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and ornaments. Binding rebacked with original spine laid down Another seller has suggested that "This fore-edge painting was painted by Vera Dutter and sold by her in 1972 to William Thomas, Bookseller, Mechaincsburg, PA, for $45 at the time. The name of the fore-edge painting is 'Bridge at Sunset'.

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        Map of the District of Columbia including the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, Virginia

      [No place:] 1873. Hand-coloured lithographic map. Old vertical fold through center, some browning and repaired small tears. Image size: 15 x 24 1/4 inches. Sheet size: 16 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches. An attractive map showing Washington, DC, and the surrounding region some seventy-five years after area was chosen as the site of the national capital. The U.S. Capitol, National Mall, and White House are all located and the major avenues, named after states, are shown crossing the city. Military sites are also indicated, including the U.S. Arsenal, the Navy Yard, and a "powder magazine." The National Observatory is located in Foggy Bottom, just beside the current location of the State Department, an Alms House is identified in the southeast and the "U.S. Lunatic Asylum" is shown just across the Potomac River, in Anacostia. The newly-established Howard University is shown, as is the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb (now Gallaudet University). The streets of Georgetown, which was then still nominally separate from the District of Columbia, are shown in detail, and the inset map shows Alexandria, Virginia,

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        Under The Greenwood Tree

      Henry Holt, USA 1873 - 1st US Edition 1873. Under The Greenwood Tree was Hardy's second novel (initially published in two volumes in London in June 1872) but his first novel to be published in the United States. This particular copy has the required first state of both title page and binding, listing its publisher as Holt & Williams rather than just Holt. The ad date to the front endpaper is Oct 1873. Very good in pictorial oatmeal cloth, cover and spine tooled in black. Spine darkened with wear/miniscule loss to spine tips. Advertisements to front and rear endpapers. Book is very good and quite bright. Edges lightly rubbed. More images can be taken upon request. Ref [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nordisk Skaktidende

      xi+280 pages with diagrams, tables and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6") in individual numbers. Volume 7. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5999) First edition.The Nordisk Skaktidende was the first Danish periodical founded (in 1873) and edited by two strong Danish players, Oskar Theobald Malmqvist and Søren Anton Sørensen. It lasted until 1881 with volume 9. In the May, 1881 edition there appeared two games that had been conducted by Prince Dadian during the St. Petersburg amateur tournament in which he took first prize.Condition:wrapper number one detached and heavily chipped, edge wear to other numbers with bumped corners else a good set.

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        FLAGS AND SIGNALS OF ALL NATIONS. By Hounsell Brothers, 142, Minories, Flag Manufacturers to the Lords’ Commissioners of the Admiralty

      By Authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty N.d. c.[1873]. . 1st Ed. Folio. Lithographed t.p. + ded. leaf + 4 leaves of text printed one side only. 71 chromolitho. plates of Flags. Some light browning, with institutional ink stamps to verso of t.p., contemporary blue bubbled cloth, worn and soiled with split to head of lower joint repairs to spine and cloth loss to leading corner. From the library of Charles Francis Egerton Allen, British Member of Parliament for Pembroke and Haverfordwest, 1892–1895, with his signature in pencil to pastedown.& This work was the fore runner of the Admiralty Flag Book, which was first published on January 1st 1875. Additional postage may be necessary US$1193

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        The Cruise of the "Rosario" Amongst the New Hebrides and Santa Cruz Islands, Exposing the Recent Atrocities Connected with the Kidnapping of Natives in the South Seas. With Map and Illustrations

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle 1873, 1st Ediition. () xiv,304 + folding map and 32 pages publisher's ads. Very good. Octavo. Publisher's blue cloth boards with gilt scene of boats landing on a tropical island stamped to front board. Gilt titles to spine, and black and blind ruling to boards and spine. Boards bevelled and lightly rubbed. Brown endpapers, rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Louis Arthur Lucas to front pastedown and small blindstamp to ffep. Signed letter by Markham tipped to ffep. Internally tight and clean with professional archival repair to small tear in folding map. An interesting narrative of the cruise of the Rosario in the Pacifc, including Mexico, South America and Polynesia. With several illustrated plates..

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        NEWMARKET & ARABIA An Examination of the Descent of Racers and Coursers

      Henry S. King & Co. 1873 Some rubbing to extremities, especially top and bottom spine. Some foxing to first blank page. Front hinge weakening; INSCRIBED by the author to page facing first blank. Extremely scarce. Contemporary maroon boards with gilt lettering and gilt decoration of horse head. Numerous heraldic fold-outs at rear, all in near fine condition ; 8vo; 211 pages

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        Shakspeare-galleri I-III.

      Karakterer och scener ur Shakspeares dramer tecknade af framstående tyska konstnärer med upplysande text af Friedrich Pecht. W. Schultz, Uppsala 1873-75. Varje del cirka 80 sidor + 12 helsideplanscher (stålstick). Tre delar i ett samtida halvfranskt band med 4 upphöjda bind med förgylld dekor och ryggdekor och helt rött snitt. Övre pärmhörn något stötta. [29x21,5 cm]. En plansch i del I 'Cymbeline. Cymbeline' med en fläck utanför bilden, i övrigt fin inlaga. Äldre sirlig namnteckning på försättsbladet. Ett trevligt band

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        Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

      1873 - 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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        Storia dell'Italia antica. Terza edizione, corretta e illustrata coi monumenti.

      Tipografia Editrice Lombarda,, Milano, 1873 - Quattro volumi di cm. 23, pp. 4000 ca. complessive. Con moltissime incisioni nel testo ed una carta geografica a colori ripiegata fuori testo al primo volume. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con fregi a secco e titoli in oro. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Ottima edizione di questo classico della storiografia italiana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rod in India, Being Hints How to Obtain Sport, With Remarks on the Natural History of Fish, Their Culture and Value, and Illustrations of Fish and Tackle

      Mangalore: Published by C. Stolz, et al, 1873. First edition. 8vo. 4 lithographic plates. xxiii, [i, errata], 319 pp. Bound in quarter goat and green cloth, probably an Indian binding. Very good (some traces of rubbing). Signed on title page and front pastedown, "H.O. Walkery Lieut. R.H.A., 1874". Westwood & Satchell, p. 208 . Quite rare

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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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        Histoire naturelle des oiseaux-mouches ou colibris constituant la famille des Trochilides

      Lyon: au Bureau de la Société Linnéenne. 1873-77. "First edition, 4 volumes, plus supplement; large 4to, pp. [6], v, [1], 343; [6], 327; [6],iii, [1], 303; [6], 303; all with original printed wrappers bound in, the front wrapper of each with a hand-colored pictorial onlay; plus 5 fascicles, each in a printed wrapper, the first containing 19 pages of descriptive text, and the balance with 35, 33, 23, and 29 hand- colored lithographs respectively after Antoine Germain Bevalet and Mesplis, for a total of 120; slightly later three-quarter red morocco over red marbled paper-covered boards, top edges of the text volumes gilt, spine in 5 compartments, gilt-lettered in 3; facsicles in a matching slipcase; spines a little faded, else a near fine set with beautiful coloring.& & Sitwell, Fine Bird Books, p. 126 (calling for 120 plates, as here); Nissen 659. "

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        LIFE AMONGST THE MODOCS: UNWRITTEN HISTORY

      London:: Richard Bentley And Son,, 1873.. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [vii]-viii, 400pp. Original brown cloth decorated and lettered in black on cover; gilt lettering to spine; beveled edges. A very good copy (spine professionall reinforced with original spine laid down; soiling; fading to spine; wear to extremities; darkening to page edges; owner name). ... regarded as Miller's finest prose work, earning him praise for calling attention to the injustices perpetrated on the California Indians by the invading white man... Part autobiography, part dime novel, part romance, Miller's narrative describes his adventurous four years living in the wilds of northeastern California with the Klamath, Shasta, Modoc, and Pit River Indians." - Kurutz, Sloan Zamorano 80:55. (BAL 13755, binding A; Cowan II, pg. 429; Howes M608). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        GALERIE THEATRALE, COLLECTION DE 144 PORTRAITS EN PIED DES PRINCIPAUX ACTEURS ET ACTRICES QUI ONT ILLUSTRE LA SCENE FRANCAISE DEPUIS 1552 JUSQU'A NOS JOURS

      Paris: Chez A. Barraud, 1873 (The ornamental title-page is hand-colored, highlighted in gold, and dated 1872). Some of the text and about 10 of the plates are foxed, all else fine and bright. A lovely wide-margained copy. Limited to 99 copies, this no. 8 (text volume numbered 54) Folio. Three volumes in two. Unpaged. Illustrated with 144 magnificent hand-colored plates, many highlighted with gold and silver. Several of these plates are supplied from the first edition which was published serially 1812-34 (Colas 1164). This new edition is further embellished with 84 copper-plate engravings in the text, including 18 especially prepared for this work. Newly rebound by the Harcourt Bindery in half scarlet morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and panel ornaments & One of the most beautiful books on theatrical costume ever published.& Colas 1165; Hiler & Hiler p. 350.

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        Narrative of the Mission to Russia, in 1866, from the journal and notes of J. F. Loubat. ;

      N. Y., D. Appleton and Company, 1873.. 1873. 1 lf., VIII(II), 10, recte 12-444, recte 446 pp., 1 blank. Engrd portrait of Alexander, Emperor of Russia & 12 full-page steel-engrd plts (11 w. portraits and 1 depicting the Miantonomoh), 6 pp. w. musical scores in the text (Miantonomoh Galop). Elaborately black and gold-decorated brown orcloth w. Imperial coat of arms & Peter and Paul fortress in gilt on frontside and coat of arms & the monitor Miantonomoh on spine. T.e.g. 1st edition. ¶ R° 1st lf a 7-lines dedication of LOUBAT to Vice Admiral GUNDIN, "Vice Admiral Gundin compliments of J F Loubat Yacht Enchantress, New York Yacht Club" & dated and signed: "off Cronstadt, July 18th 1875". Bdg w. a few scratches, spine-ends & crnrs trifle dull/worn, else a very well preserved copy.

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        Catalogue des livres rares et précieux composant la bibliothèque de M. E.-F.-D. Ruggieri.

      Paris, Adolfe Labitte 1873 - Sacres des Rois et des Empereurs, entrées triomphales, mariages, tournois, joutes, carrousels, fêtes populaires et feux d'artifice. Paris, Adolfe Labitte - 1873 - 280 pages et 1200 numéros d'écrits. La meilleure bibliographie sur le sujet. Rare et recherché. Reliure à la bradel demi percaline rouge. Dos avec étiquette de titre noire, fleuron central et date en pied dorés. Couverture bleue conservée. Non rogné. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-(26x17). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE STONES OF VENICE.

      London Smith Elder and Co 1873 - NEW EDITION 1873, 3 volumes, complete set, LIMITED TO 1500 COPIES SIGNED BY RUSKIN AT THE END OF THE PREFACE, approximately 260 x 170 mm, 10¼ x 6¾, 53 plates by the author, a few in colour, some tinted, many text illustrations, pages: xxi, (1), 400; vi, (2), 394; (4), 362, bound in original publisher's full fine ribbed brown cloth, wide embossed foliar borders to covers, gilt peacocks vignette to centre of covers, spine with embossed foliar decoration, gilt lettering, and gilt Venetian lion vignette at head, top edges gilt, mid brown endpapers. Spines of Volumes I and II slightly worn with tiny nicks to cloth, light spotting to lower third of spine on Volume I, less on the other 2 volumes, upper cover of Volume II slightly faded at edges of upper cover, small nick to lower hinge of Volume II neatly stuck down, endpapers, some paper guards and one or 2 black and white plates slightly foxed in all volumes, front endpapers stained, prelims and early pages slightly foxed, occasional slight foxing throughout in Volume II, front inner paper hinge partly split, light foxing to prelims and very occasionally throughout, many pages unopened in Volume III. A very good clean tight set. Ruskin was the greatest British art critic and social commentator of the Victorian Age. His third great work of criticism, The Stones of Venice (1851-53), maintained that the Gothic architecture of Venice reflected national and domestic virtue, while Venetian Renaissance architecture mirrored corruption. He examines Venice's Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance periods and provides a general history of the city combined with the detailed study of the architecture of those periods. 'there has never been more than one opinion about the noble eloquence and haunting beauty of the descriptive passages, or about the permanent value of his work among the earlier masters of Venetian painting and sculpture and the earlier school of Venetian architecture.' (DNB). In his preface Ruskin declares that this new edition has had to be limited to 1500 copies because of the state of the old plates and that he has signed every copy 'certifying it as containing the best states of the old plates now procurable'. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy set which will require extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roses et rosiers par des horticulteurs et des amateurs de jardinage.

      Paris, Donnaud (1873 - ). 4°. 2 Bl., 311 pages with 61 Textillustrationen und 48 kolorierte plates. Goldschnitt. Bordeaux-rotes Maroquin d.Zt. with goldgepr. Rückentitel und reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten und beidseit. Supralibro. Rückentitel nennt 1875. Kanten- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Einband signiert: Belz - Niedrée. Erste Ausgabe. Stock 2505. Sehr schönes und sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieser seltenen Rosenmonographie. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Fur Country. Or Seventy degrees North Latitude

      Boston; James R.Osgood & Co. [1873] 1874, 1873. Translated from the French by N.d'Anvers. With One Hundred Illustrations. A particularly fresh copy of the FIRST EDITION, printed November 1873 with typical practice of a post-dated (1874) title page. This is possibly the first printing in English, as the London edition was also issued in that month. Octavo, pp.334 illustrated with steel engravings. Bound in original pebble-grained green pictorial cloth, embossed in blind, gilt and black, dark brown endpapers. A little edge spotting and some trivial wear to cloth, contents very lightly shaken. A bright, FINE example. E & J Myers [27].

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        Le livre de ferdinand colomb revue critique

      Imprimerie de e. martinet, 1873. in8 Relié

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        Revision de la faune malacologique des Canaries.

      Subject: (Malacologia). S.l. 1873, 4to br. cop. muta, pp. 176 con tav. I/VI. Non comune.

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        BIBLIOTHEQUE IMPERIALE PUBLIQUE DE ST.-PETERSBOURG. Catalogue de la Section des Russica ou Ecrits sur la Russie en Langues Etrangeres. Tome I, II . First Edition

      St. Petersbourg: l'Academie Imperiale des Sciences, 1873 [St. Petersburg] Two volumes (complete set). 4to (10" x 6-1/2") hardcovers. Top edges gilt. VIII, 845 pp. + 771 pp. Withdrawn from U.S. college library (minimal marking). Tight and clean. Library loss, your gain. Rare original edition. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        Australia and New Zealand [2 Vols.]

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1873. Bound in blue leather with marbled paper to boards, endpapers and edges of pages; gilt title to red title labels on ribbed spine, with gilt stamp decoration. Both vols. with several colour fold-out maps. Some light wear to extremities of leather and rubber to the center of paper to boards; tops darkened; bookplate to front pastedowns. . First Edition. One Quarter Leather. 8vo.

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        Lotto di autografi, lettere e manoscritti

      Subject: (Duca degli Abruzzi). di, od indirizzati a, Luigi Amedeo di Savoia (1873/1933) Duca degli Abruzzi nostra "mitica" gloria alpina e polare. Lotto composto di una lettera del 1914, autografa e firmata del fratello, il Gen. Vittorio Emanuele Duca di Torino, di un telegramma in originale a sua firma, di una busta con appunti pro-memoria parzialmente autografi del Duca, ed una lettera autografa con appuntamento quasi in codice : "Q.te 25/II/VII ore 19, 50 domattina trovansi ore 11 solito posto". Il lotto :

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        Psyche. Traduction nouvelle par Victor Develay De la Bibliotheque-SeGenevieve

      Paris Librairie des Bibliophiles Rue Saint-Honore, 338. 1873. FIRST EDITION of this translation. Small 8vo (in 4s), 106 x 62 mms., pp. 133 [134 printer's notice, 135 - 136 adverts], including half-title, title-page in red and black, handsomely bound in full contemporary red morocco, gilt borders on covers, floral ornaments in each corner of border, spine gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, with the initials "P. W." in gilt on front cover. A fine and attractive copy. Victor Develay (1828 - ?) translated a number of works from Latin into French, but it is not clear if he ever translated Asinus Aureus in its entirety. Limitation notice on verso of half-title: "10 exemplaires sor papier de Chine/ 500 - sur papier vergé"; this is one of the latter (laid paper).

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        UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE (Superb Copy of the American First Edition, First Issue in Original Cloth)

      New York: Holt & Williams, 1873. Hardy, Thomas. UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE. New York: Holt & Williams, 1873. First American Edition, first issue, in the original publisher's cream cloth decorated in black. This is a NEAR FINE copy, its cloth a trifle age-toned, but with scarcely any wear and rare thus. Under The Greenwood Tree was Hardy's second novel (initially published in two volumes in London in June 1872) but his first novel to be published in the United States. This particular copy has the required first state of both title page and binding, listing its publisher as Holt & Williams rather than just Holt; it also has the earliest endpaper ads dated May 10, 1873. The best example of this fragile book we've seen in over thirty years. In a new custom slipcase.. First American Edition. Fine.

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        VIGNETTES: ALPINE AND EASTERN

      London, Thompson, 1873In-folio piccolo 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. ITALIANO

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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.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Les Roses. Histoire - Culture - Description

      Paris: Rothschild, 1873. 2nd ed. Paris 1873. 4to. iv, 264 pages with 60 beautiful chromolithographic plates. New, very attractive, green Nigerian goatskin morocco with raised bands, gilt stamping on spine (using 150 year old gold), and handmade endpapers. Some very slight foxing to a few pages but plates are not affected and are very clean. An attractive copy.. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The heart of Africa, three years' travels and adventures in the unexplored regions of central Africa from 1868 to 1871 translated by Ellen E. Frewer with an introduction by Winwood Read

      London, Sampson Low, Marston Low, and Searle 1873 - Rare édition originale de la traduction en anglais de ce fameux voyage, imprimé pour la première fois en Allemagne en 1874 chez le même éditeur anglais et chez F.A. Brockhaus à Leipzig, on notera qu'en 1874 il sort également une édition New-Yorkaise chez Harper & Brothers (Le décor du cartonnage est différent), ce qui fait de l'édition anglaise la véritable édition originale de ce texte important. 2 volumes In-8° reliés pleine percaline verte de l'éditeur décors dorés et estampés à froid sur les premiers plats et les dos. Premier volume : XVI pages (errata) 559 pages, 1 carte hors-texte dépliante à la page VII deuxième volume : X pages 521 pages, 1 carte hors-texte après la page X, nombreuses gravures in et hors texte (26 planches hors-texte), reliure de l'époque, bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Rod in India, Being Hints How to Obtain Sport, With Remarks on the Natural History of Fish, Their Culture and Value, and Illustrations of Fish and Tackle

      Mangalore: Published by C. Stolz, et al, 1873 - Quite rare First edition. 8vo. 4 lithographic plates. xxiii, [i, errata], 319 pp. Bound in quarter goat and green cloth, probably an Indian binding. Very good (some traces of rubbing). Signed on title page and front pastedown, "H.O. Walkery Lieut. R.H.A., 1874". Westwood & Satchell, p. 208 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flies and Fly Fishing for White and Brown Trout, Grayling and Coarse Fish: With Hints On Using the Minnow and Grasshopper Bait - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Robert Hardwicke. Fine. 1873. First Edition; First Printing. 1/2 Leather. A handsome First Edition/First Printing in about Fine condition with lightly rubbing to extremities. Bound in half leather and green cloth, five raised bands, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, and gilt tooled spine. Page 2 misnumbered 4, facsimile diary leaf present between 4 and 5; "For a number of years I have kept a diary of my fishing, from which this small volume is chiefly compiled. The flies mentioned in this book are not called by their scientific names, as I write only as a fisherman, and for fishermen." From the introduction .

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        Bahia de Lourenço Marques. Questao entre Portugal e a Gran-Bretanha. / Baie de Lourenço Marques. Portugal et la Grande-Bretagne. Soumise à l'Arbitrage du Président de la Republique Francaise. 2 tomes reliés en un vol. Texte francais-portugais.

      Lisboa / Lisbonne, 1873-1874., Imprensa Nacional / Imprimerie National, - In-folio. Avec 7 cartes pliantes, lithographiées en couleurs. XCIX, 59, CXXIX (5), 111 (4) p. Reliure demi-toile moderne d'une bibliothèque. - Se traîte du conflicte entre Portugal et Grande Bretagne sur la propriété de la Baie de Maputo, qui était nommée Baie de Lourenço Marques à l'époque. Avec 5 cachets d'un bibliothèque sur les gardes et la première page de titre. 3 cachets sur la deuxième page de titre. 1 cachet sur l'envers de la dernière carte. Peu de pages écornées. Manque sur le dernier feuille vide. Französisch Band:

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        Map of Part of the United States North of the 37th Parallel Embracing the Country between the Atlantic Ocean and the 96th Meridian of Longitude

      New York: Colton, [1873-] 1879. Engraved map, with original colour, on two sheets that measure 54 x 74 1/2 inches, and fold into gilt-stamped brown cloth covers. A large-scale map of a large part of the Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states, which is specifically designed to show the region's extensive railroad system. All towns and villages along the various railroad routes are identified, while those areas not served by the system are largely left blank. Not in Rumsey

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