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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

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        [The Ring of the Nibelung.]

      London: Printed [by Robinson & Co.] for Private Distribution,, 1873–75. Das Rheingold [Die Walküre…; Siegfried…]. Rendered into English. [Dusk of the Gods. English words to Richard Wagner's Götterdämmerung.] 4 works bound in 1 volume, octavo (206 × 128 mm). Lately bound by the Chelsea Bindery in burgundy full morocco, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, two-line gilt rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. Oval inkstamps of Edward Dannreuther to title or half-title of each work. A very few minor marks internally, excellent copies. First editions in English of the complete libretti to the Ring cycle, translated by Alfred Forman, individually printed for private circulation, the first three works in 1873, the last in 1875, all preceding the first trade edition published by Schott in 1875. From the library of the leading English Wagnerian Edward Dannreuther (1844–1905). A superb association: it was at one of Edward Dannreuther's concerts in 1873 that Forman first heard Wagner's work and concluded that there had "been given to the world something so new and so great that it would be at my own spiritual risk if I deferred for a moment longer the attempt to come to an understanding with it" (Forman, "Pioneer", 463). Forman sent a copy of his translation of Die Walküre to Wagner, who encouraged him to finish it. When all four parts were ready, Forman went to Bayreuth to present them to Wagner, doing so on the occasion of the first public performance of the complete Ring cycle in August 1876. Dannreuther was also present, having attended all the final orchestra and stage rehearsals. When in May 1877, during the Wagner Festival in London, the composer was Dannreuther's guest at his Bayswater house, Forman was present among the distinguished company (George Eliot foremost among them) who heard Wagner recite his newly completed poem Parsifal. Exceptionally rare: there is no set of all four libretti held by any library worldwide. Die Walküre is the best-held, with three copies located (BL, Cambridge, and University of Connecticut); Das Rheingold, two only (Brotherton and Penn State); and single copies only of the last two at the Brotherton.

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        Bacon's Essays with Annotations. By Richard Whately. FINE EXTENDED HARROW PRIZE BINDING

      Longmans, 18738vo., handsomely bound in contemporary calf, sides diced within a double gilt fillet border stopped at corners with a gilt rosette and enclosing in corners the Harrow 'crossed arrows' tool in gilt, back gilt extra with five raised bands, compartments tooled alternately to a geometric 'key' design and the 'crossed arrows' tool within a filigree frame, edges of boards gauffred in gilt, doublures tooled in blind, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN EXTENDED HARROW PRIZE BINDING with the School's engraved prize armorial bookplate of the period, inscribed to Bertram Hunt in the name of Henry Butler and dated 1875.

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        Expression Of The Emotions In Man And Animals [EARLY EDITION TENTH THOUSAND PUBLISHED 1873]

      John Murray, London, 1873. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 'Tenth Thousand' 1873 with the misprint to line 1, page 208 'htat' for 'that' and four page publisher's catalogue to rear dated 'November 1872'. Contents: I. General Principles of Expression II. General Principles of Expression (continued) IIIGeneral Principles of Expression (concluded) IV. Means of Expression in Animals V. Special Expressions of Animals VI. Special Expressions of Man: Suffering and Weeping VII. Low Spirits, Anxiety, Grief, Dejection, Despair VIII. Joy, High Spirits, Love, Tender Feelings, Devotion IX Reflection, Meditation, Ill-Temper, Sulkiness, Determination X. Hatred and Anger& XI. Disdain, Contempt, Disgust, Guilt, Pride, Helplessness, Patience, Affirmation and Negation& XII. Surprise, Astonishment, Fear, Horror XIII. Self-Attention, Shame, Shyness, Modesty: Blushing XIV. Concluding Remarks and Summary. Book - in Very Good green boards with gilt lettering and gilt border design to the spine - slight bumping to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine, slight rubbing to the extreme corners. Contents, names etc to front endpaper and name and date '1881' to title page, number (in manuscript) faintly to the rear paste down, name stamped to the border edge of page 100 not affecting text, some light browning to verso of plates and resultant offset browning to text page facing, some browning to catalogue at rear, general light browning to some other pages otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. An Attractive Copy. Size: 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches. vi, 374 pages & a 4 page catalogue to rear. 21 illustrations plus 7 Heliotype Plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Inventory No: 808001..

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        The American Stud Book, Vols. I-V [Complete Set, Finely Bound]

      Sanders D. Bruce. Hardcover. New York, 1873-1889. First editions. The first five volumes of this scarce reference, finely bound in matching crushed red half morocco over marbled paper. Spines in six compartments with gilt titles and floral inlays. 881 + 637 + 421 + 598 + 896 pp. Bookplates of William Struthers Ellis of Fox Hill Farm on front free endpapers. Contemporary gift inscriptions on preliminary pages. Some wear to bindings including some small scuffs and chips to heads, contents excellent. A very good plus to near fine set overall. The set was bound by Pawson T. Nicholson in 1890. A beautifully bound and very scarce complete set. . Very Good. 1873. First Edition.

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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, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Silver Sunbeam: A Practical and Theoretical Text-Book on Sun Drawing and Photographic Printing: Comprehending All the Wet and Dry Processes at Present Known, with Collodion, Albumen, Gelatine, Wax, Resin, and Silver

      New York: E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., 1873. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Dust jacket. Rare early book on photography of the early days - the desirable Eighth Edition, enlarge, improved, and illustrated with numerous woodcuts. Clean maroon pebbled boards with gold lettering on spine. Spot of wear to base of spine corner, slight fading to spine, otherwise in exceedingly good condition. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner bookplate on blank fly leaf. Fold-out table at front of book "Table of the Distances between the Object and the Center of the Lens; the Image and the Center of the Lens; and of the Sum of these Distances." 573 pages + 12 index pages + 45 pages of photographic apparatus and services advertising at rear of book. Protected in clear removable mylar cover.

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        ENGLISH BOTANY; OR COLOURED FIGURES OF BRITISH PLANTS

      LONDON, GEORGE BELL AND SONS, 1873 - THIRD EDITION, IN 10 VOLUMES. EDITED BY JOHN T BOSWELL SYME. ENLARGED, RE-ARRANGED ACCORDINGLY TO THE NATURAL ORDERS AND ENTIRELY REVISED. BOUND IN FULL GREEN, CRUSHED MOROCCO, NEW ENDPAPERS, GILT TITLES AND RAISED BANDS TO THE SPINES, ALL EDGES GILT, DENTELLES. 1685 FINE HAND-COLOURED PLATES BY J SOWERBY, J De SOWERBY, J W SALTER AND JOHN EDWARD SOWERBY. A VERY NICE, HANDSOME SET. BOTH INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALY THE BOOKS ARE VERY GOOD. PHOTOGRAPHS CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE. POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Katholischen Missionen. Illustrierte Monatschrift. 1873 bis 1883 in 5 Bände.

      Herder 1873-1883, Freiburg i. B., - Xylographien, Halb-Pergament, guter Zustand.

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        Writings of Bret Harte

      1873 - 1893 Original cloth in uniformly bound 1/2 peacock blue morocco clamshell slipcases. with ornate gilt decorated spine compartments and raised bands. Gilt titles. 4 -8vo's 1-12mo (7.5 ". x 5.5 ") A collection of Harte 1st Editions ( Susy, Mrs. Skaggs Husband, etc. , Tales of Argonauts (1st Edition), etc. , Sappho of Green Springs (1st Edition), etc. , Flip, etc.(1st Edition). Very Good in Very Fine Presentation cases. A stunning, gleaming library set.Featured Sets.

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        DESCRIPTIVE SOCIOLOGY; OR GROUPS OF SOCIOLOGICAL FACTS

      Williams and Norgate 1873 - 8 volumes as follows: 1, English, 1873; 2, Ancient Mexicans., 1874; 3, Types of lowest races., 1874; 4, African races, 1875; 5, Asiatic races, 1876; 6, American races, 1878; 7, Hebrews and Phoenecians, 1880; 8, French, 1881. Folio 495*317 mm. With numerous tables. A fine set in the publisher's original cloth-backed printed boards and without title pages (as issued. However the US Appleton edition has titlepages), the title information being on the boards. Some mild dust-soiling and minor wear to spines, boards slightly bowed, but very good. PROVENANCE: Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament (stamps on front board), thereafter KB, who decided not to include it in its collection (stamps and cancel stamps). Rare UK first edition of the complete run of the eight volumes of Descriptive Sociology that were published in Spencer's lifetime. Volume 5 is dated 1882 on cover but has a preface dated 1876, evidently being a later issue (different cover only?) . Volume 6 is marked second edition, 1885 on board (the preface is dated 1878 however), which is strange, as the Parliament evidently had a subscription. No other copies of this second edition are known. The preface of Volume 8 confirms the 1st issue dates of the other 6 Volumes. Also bound in are a leave stating the titles of all 8 Volumes (in agreement with the present set) and a notice of cessation, stating an estimated loss of the project of GBP 3,250. Same titles still offered in 1904 (see last page of Autobiography) In his autobiography Spencer wrote that for his sociological work he would need 'an immense accumulation of facts so classified and arranged as to facilitate generalization' (vol. II, p. 171). In 1867, he began to hire researchers who were to extract cultural data from ethnographic and historical sources and organize them according to a system of headings and subheadings he had devised. The results of this project were published as those volumes under the title Descriptive Sociology, a work that marks Spencer as the founder of systematic, inductive, comparative sociology. Eight volumes of the series appeared between 1873 and 1881, when it was discontinued for lack of funds. Spencer, however, left money in his will for the compilation and publication of the remainder of the projected volumes, and 5 were produced after his death, the last appearing as late as 1934. 2 sets of the volumes published during Spencer's lifetime at COPAC (Manchester and Oxford. In the Oxford set Volume 3 is a 1925 reprint however). Also in sets in US libraries a 1925 Volume 3 is seen frequently. 3 sets however with the 1874 edition, and another 5 1874 copies sepeartely cataloged (evidently coming from sets in which it was replaced by 1925). In trade only a 8 setter with the US Appleton-imprint and an extended edition including quite a lot of reprints and different titles for many volumes from this set are offered. A thombstone for this dying science, suffering from trying to explain data too complex for analysis in those days, or any days to come. A dramatic title from nice provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flowes of Loveliness. Forty Groups of Female Figures, Emblematic of Flowers, Designed by the First Artists, expressly for this Work; with Poetical Illustrations by Letitia E. Landon, The Countess of Blessington, and Thomas Haynes Bayley

      London: John Tallis, (1873). Folio. (14.5 x 11 inches). Unpaginated. Engraved illusts. Original dark green morocco, elaborately blocked in gilt to both front and lower covers, with raised bands to spine. Edges of cloth banded in gilt. Gilt dentelles. A.e.g. Yellow art paper endpapers. Ornate floral design, hand-painted (including gilt), with gothick lettering To Clara Rousby from Her Mother, October 13, 1873, bound in. A handsome volume with a gift manuscript page. Clara Rousby.

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        A TREATISE ON ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM. Two Volumes. [Printing and the Mind of Man 355. (PMM)]

      Oxford:: Clarendon Press,, 1873. First Edition. Very Good. TWO VOLUMES. Complete Set. Very Good hardback First Edition rebacked with original spines laid down. In the original plum cloth binding, gilt lettering spine. Mild cover edge wear, scuffs, sun spines, mild scattered foxing. Binding intact. No extraneous writing or marking. Text partially uncut. Half title and errata pages in each volume. Complete with 21 lithographic plates--13 in Vol. I; 8 in Vol II--as issued. A few have marginal foxing. Vol II with 32 pages of advertising--state three of the ads. In a custom quarter leather marbled paper clamshell box with gilt lettering on the spine. 8vo. xxix, [3], 2 Errata, 425, [3], 13 Plates; xxiii, [1], 2 Errata, 444, [2], 8 plates, 32 Ads pp.

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        HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE IN ALL COUNTRIES (NEW EDITION)

      London: John Murray NEW EDITION IN FOUR VOLUMES (published 1873, 1874 and 1876). VOLUME I (Second edition 1874) XVI, 609pp. with 450 engravings in text. VOLUME II (Second edition 1874) XII, 620pp (incl. INDEX to vols. I & II) with 565 engravings. VOLUME III (1876) - HISTORY OF INDIAN AND EASTERN ARCHITECTURE - XVIII, 756pp. (incl. INDEX) with 394 engravings. VOLUME IV (Second edition 1873) - MODERN STYLES OF ARCHITECTURE - XIX, 584pp. (incl. INDEX) with 332 engravings. * Originally published: Vol. I (1865) - Vol. II (1867) - Vol. IV (1862). ALL VOLUMES VERY WELL PRESERVED. Contemp. half calf (dark brown) with gilt titles on spine; top edge gilt; vol. III with blind stamp: Presented by Mr. Murray. NOTE: Some light stain to endpapers only ! * TOTAL POSTAGE (registered airmail over 5 kgs.): EUROPE 25.00 euros - OUTSIDE 55.00 euros. You will be informed by extra email ! . Hardcover. FINE. 23½x17.

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

      New York: D. Appleton & Company. 1873. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. First edition, published 1873-76, with index published in 1878. Complete in sixteen volumes plus index. Very attractive set in three quarter saddle tan calf leather over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands, gilt spine lettering, gilt decorated compartments, all edges marbled, matching marbled endpapers, each volume ten inches tall and an average of just more than two inches thick. Very well-kept set with tight bindings, gilt bright and clear, light scuffing and edgewear, very minor chips to the very tops of a few spine heads, some light age-crackling to spine surfaces of a few volumes (fully stabilized), dark spot to the lower leather portion of the rear cover of volume IV with a bit visible along the edge of the spine, very clean pages with no names or other markings.

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        Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas [Sea]; or, The Marvellous and Exciting Adventures of Pierre Aronnax, Conseil His Servant, and Ned Land, a Canadian Harpooner

      Geo. M. Smith & Co., Boston, 1873. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First thus, second state. 'The End' does not appear on p. 303. No jacket. Professionally recased, tear on binding edge of front endpaper & flyleaf professionally repaired. Ink name & date on title page, same name in pencil on recto of frontispiece and on owner bookplate on front endpaper, small dealer sticker on rear endpaper. Boards exceptionally well preserved with only minor wear to corners. 1873 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 303 pp. Original green cloth, gilt & black titles, gilt decorations including Captain Nemo with sextant, brown endpapers. Translated from Verne's original French, with 110 engraved illustrations. One of Verne's most well-known works, and a pioneering work of science fiction. The first American edition was printed in Boston by James Osgood - this edition is now quite scarce because nearly all copies were lost in a warehouse fire. This second American edition came in several variants, all in green cloth with the word 'Sea' pluralized in the title, and with the image of Captain Nemo (several Osgood bindings have a jellyfish instead).

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        The Complete Works of Edward Livingston on Criminal Jurisprudence; Consisting of Systems of Penal Law for the State of Louisiana and for the United States of America . . . To Which is Prefixed an Introduction by Salmon P. Chase [etc.]. Two Volumes

      New York: Published by the National Prison Association [etc.], 1873. Original maroon cloth, gilt, the top margin of some leaves of volume two slightly damaged (as if by an errant pencil), ex-Dropsie College; a good set Stephen J. Field's copy, with his booksticker ("S J Field") on the front pastedown of the first volume, bringing together in the concrete form of this set two of the principal codifiers and reformers of American law in the 19th century

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        The Bannatyne Manuscript

      Printed for the Hunterian Club, Glasgow 1873 - First edition thus. Small 4to. 4 vols, (8 parts complete) Pp (viii), 288; (iv), 289-616; (vi), 617-960; (ii), 961-1105, cxl. Half morocco, a little rubbed. Teg. Original front wraps bound in. Circular labels to head of spines and the oval stamp of the Nairn Literary Institute to the front fly leafs. Extra postage at cost will be required [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COMMENTARIES On AMERICAN LAW. Edited by O. W. Holmes Jr

      Boston:: Little, Brown and Company,. 1873.. 8vo. 12th Edition, and 1st edition with Holmes' editorship. 4 volumes (clxxx, 609, [1]; x, 878; viii, 671, [1]; vii, [1], 663, [1] pp). Index concludes Volume IV.. Original publisher's full tan sheep binding with red & black leather title labels to spine.. Vol I: old rejointing to style, with eps renewed. POS to ffep. Vol. II: Front joint leather spliting, with old cloth tape repair at head. & heel of spine. Period pos to ffep. Vol III: heel of spine. beginning to detach. Front board detached. Vol IV: old rebacking,. with rear joint starting. Overall, a Good binding set..

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        Beiträge zur Doppler'schen Theorie der Ton- und Farbenänderung durch Bewegung. Gesammelte Abhandlungen

      Prag, Calve 1873 [am Umschlag 1874].. gr.-8°. 34 S. OBrosch. Einbd. etw. randrissig u. fleckig. Unaufgeschn. EA Durch genaue Bestimmung des Einflusses der Bewegung von Sender und Empfänger akustischer Signale relativ zueinander auf die gemessene Frequenz kam Mach zu einem strengen experimentellen Nachweis des damals noch heftig umstrittenen Dopplerschen Gesetzes. Gleichzeitig lieferte er eine brillante Analyse der bis dahin vorhandenen Mißverständnisse und Unklarheiten und wies auf die Anwendbarkeit des Dopplerschen Gesetzes zur Bestimmung der Relativgeschwindigkeit von Fixsternen hin." (NDB XV, 605ff.) - Exemplar a. d. Besitz des Philosophen Adolf Stöhr mit dessen Exlibris.

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        Armerista delle famiglie nobili e titolate della Monarchia di Savoia.

      Fratelli Bocca,, Torino, 1873 - In 4° grande, elegante legatura in mezza pelle rossa novecentesca con nervi, titoli e fregi oro al dorso, conservata la brochure originale. pp. 241, (1) con bellissima antiporta cromolitografica raffigurante lo stemma di Casa Savoia, 2 tavole protette da velina che illustrano 50 stemmi delle famiglie sempre in cromolitografia, testo su due colonne entro cornice rossa, alcuni finalini e capilettera decorati in rosso. Qualche brunitura sparsa ma esemplare ottimo. Opera in cui "trovansi descritti 3005 stemmi di famiglie nobili e titolate che fiorirono nelle contrade suddivisate sino alla pubblicazione della legge del 17 marzo 1861, in vigor della quale l'antica Monarchia di Savoia si trasformò nel Regno d'Italia" Rara edizione originale di questa ricercata opera di araldica, seppure già Giuseppe Manno, buon amico del Franche-Verney, ravvisò in questo lavoro numerosi errori e inesattezze. Manno I, 2575. Mola di Nomaglio, Bibl. delle famiglie Subalpine,3226. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

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

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        Under the Greenwood Tree. A Rural Painting of the Dutch School. LATER ISSUE OF HARDY'S FIRST BOOK PUBLISHED IN THE US

      Henry Holt New York 1873 - 8vo., First US Edition [Later Issue]; original pictorial mustard cloth blocked and lettered in black, backstrip lettered in gilt and black, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, original printed endpapers wholly preserved, covers very lightly age-soiled (but every detail of the blocking bright and clear), corners very lightly bruised without material damage, a remarkably bright, clean copy. HARDY'S FIRST BOOK PUBLISHED IN THE US AND THE SECOND EDITION OF THE WORK OVERALL. Hardy's second novel 'Under the Greenwood Tree' was first published by Tinsley in 1872, one of the 'best press-noticed' books sold by that publisher. Under the terms of Tinsley's new agreement with Holt of New York it was then issued by the latter in their popular 'Leisure House' series in June 1873, the first of Hardy's works to be so issued in the US. His first novel 'Desperate Remedies' (1871) did not appear in the series until March 1874. From the series catalogue present on the front endpapers it is clear that this is a later issue (at least 1881 since the list includes 'A Laodician'). Most volumes in the 'Leisure Hour' series were severally reissued with updated endpapers. This copy has been expertly rebacked. The original, elaborately blocked, backstrip is virtually complete with just a few millimetres missing at extreme head and tail. The original endpapers, which carry a detailed catalogue of the 'Leisure Hour' series catalogue printed in red, are all complete and virtually unmarked. The top edge is mildly dust-soiled but this does not extend to the text, which also shows practically no trace of the usual foxing and spotting. A NOTABLE COPY AND A RARE SURVIVAL. See Purdy, p.8 et seq. NCBEL III 981. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Under the Greenwood Tree. A Rural Painting of the Dutch School. LATER ISSUE OF HARDY'S FIRST BOOK PUBLISHED IN THE US

      Henry Holt, New York, 1873. 8vo., First US Edition [Later Issue]; original pictorial mustard cloth blocked and lettered in black, backstrip lettered in gilt and black, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, original printed endpapers wholly preserved, covers very lightly age-soiled (but every detail of the blocking bright and clear), corners very lightly bruised without material damage, a remarkably bright, clean copy. HARDY'S FIRST BOOK PUBLISHED IN THE US AND THE SECOND EDITION OF THE WORK OVERALL. Hardy's second novel 'Under the Greenwood Tree' was first published by Tinsley in 1872, one of the 'best press-noticed' books sold by that publisher. Under the terms of Tinsley's new agreement with Holt of New York it was then issued by the latter in their popular 'Leisure House' series in June 1873, the first of Hardy's works to be so issued in the US. His first novel 'Desperate Remedies' (1871) did not appear in the series until March 1874. From the series catalogue present on the front endpapers it is clear that this is a later issue (at least 1881 since the list includes 'A Laodician'). Most volumes in the 'Leisure Hour' series were severally reissued with updated endpapers. This copy has been expertly rebacked. The original, elaborately blocked, backstrip is virtually complete with just a few millimetres missing at extreme head and tail. The original endpapers, which carry a detailed catalogue of the 'Leisure Hour' series catalogue printed in red, are all complete and virtually unmarked. The top edge is mildly dust-soiled but this does not extend to the text, which also shows practically no trace of the usual foxing and spotting. A NOTABLE COPY AND A RARE SURVIVAL. See Purdy, p.8 et seq. NCBEL III 981. . Catalogs: thomas hardy.

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        GILDED AGE

      Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1873. First edition, mixed state as is the case with almost all copies, all points in this copy being either first or second state. Fully Illustrated throughout with designs by various artists and with a long folding plate, being the “map” of the “Salt Lick Branch of the Pacific Rail Road”. 8vo, handsomely bound in proper period style in three quarter tan morocco over marbled boards, the spine with two black lettering labels, the upper label is retained from the publisher’s original full sheep binding, spine with center tools and ruling in blind xvi, 574, (1), 4 pp. ads. A fine copy, well preserved internally and fresh and clean but for light bit of expected spotting to a few leaves, the binding is fine and attractive. FIRST EDITION. The book that gave the era it’s name and Mark Twain’s first novel, written in collaboration with Charles Dudley Warner. Twain and Warner started this book on a dare after being teased by their wives that Twain could not repeat the success of INNOCENTS ABROAD. Twain proposed that he and Warner write a book together and “we will so interweave our work that these wives of ours will not be able to say which part has been written by Mark Twain and which by Charles D. Warner.” Not only did they fool their wives, but realized halfway through that they had something well worth publishing. THE GILDED AGE was born. The tale of Colonel Sellers and the Hawkins family and their determined pursuit of Wealth--a novel for which an entire era was named.

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        Meridiana - Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa

      UK: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1873 [1872]. Hardback first edition and first impression, believed to be a 'deluxe' edition carrying bevelled edges to the boards. Original blue cloth with gold gilt. AEG. A near fine copy with bumping to the spine tips, a neat, but lengthy gift inscription dated 1872, some bubbling to the front pastedown and the rear hinge is weakening. Printer's sticker to rear pastedown as expected. All in all a very nice copy with bright boards and gilt. Three Englishmen, Three Russians and a local bushman take to the Kalahari to measure the arc of the meridian, but things take a turn for the worse when the British and the Russians declare war. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1872.

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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.

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        FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON;

      1873. 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, 1873. Original green cloth decorated in black and gilt. First fully-illustrated American edition of Jules Verne's first book. Per the "Publisher's Note,"~FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON is, in a measure, a satire on English books on African travel. So far as the geography, the inhabitants, the animals, and the features of the countries the travellers pass over, it is entirely accurate... The mode of locomotion is, of course, purely imaginary, and the incidents and adventures fictitious. The latter are abundantly amusing, and, in view of the wonderful "travellers' tales" with which we have been entertained by African explorers, they can scarcely be considered extravagant...~CINQ SEMAINES EN BALLON had been published in French in 1863 (with eighty illustrations); the first American edition (and first edition in English) was published by Appleton in 1869, with only six of the eighty illustrations. Chapman & Hall's British edition came out in 1870, with 64 illustrations. Then this Osgood "most fully illustrated American edition" was published in November 1873: it has 48 of the original illustrations, "each of which is considerably scaled down in size through a heliotype process, and arranged on twelve pages in groups of four numbered images each" [quotes from T&M].~This copy is in green cloth; we have also seen terra-cotta, blue and salmon (no priority); it is an unusually clean, bright copy -- fine except for the slightest of rubbing at the corners, and the first owner's inkstamp on a preliminary leaf. See Taves & Michaluk V001 and Myers 20.

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        Two Years in Peru, with Exploration of its Antiquities. : By Thomas J. Hutchinson, ... With map by Daniel Barrera, and numerous illustrations In two volumes

      London : Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street., 1873 . 0. First edition. A very good two volume set in matching binding. 8vo. 9.00" x 5.75" x 1.50" . Original red cloth over bevelled boards, with black and gilt decoration, edges rubbed and bumped. Spines sunned with bright gilt titles and volume numbers. Original brown endpapers. Library label to verso of each front board: "Freemasons' Hall Library, Leicester". Ink inscription to front free-endpaper: 'Freemasons' Hall Library Leicester. Purchased by Committee Oct. 1882'. Clean text and illustrations throughout, just a couple of small tears to page edges (now carefully repaired). Two volumes: Vol. I. pp.24/pp.343 ; Vol. II. pp.12/pp.334/pp.48 illustrated with 31 plates (1 folding), plus coloured folding map. Vol. II. ends with a 48-page list of works published by Sampson Low, Marston and Co. A very good set. ** "Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1820-85) was a Anglo-Irish explorer, born at Stonyford County Kilkenny Ireland. He studied medicine. After a trip to West Africa in 1851, he was chief surgeon on the Niger expedition (1854-55). After two years as English Consul at the Bight of Biafra and Fernando Po, he became governor of the latter place (1857) and in 1861 was transferred to the consulate at Rosario in Argentina, where he took part in the Salado expedition of 1862. In 1870 he was appointed Consul at Callao and three years later retired to his Irish home. He wrote:Narrative of the Niger Tshadda Binuë Exploration (1855); Impressions of Western Africa (1858); Ten Years' Wandering among the Ethiopians (1861); Buenos Ayres and Argentine Gleanings (1865); Parana and South American Recollections (1868); Two Years in Peru (1873); Summer Rambles in Brittany (1876). *** " Two Years in Peru appeared in London in 1873. The book was published in two volumes, and it is a compilation of Hutchinson's trips and archaeological explorations in the Andean country. The first chapters include accounts of the journey from Liverpool to Lima, with full descriptions of the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego and Punta Arenas, the indigenous people of southern Patagonia and Chile, the Chiloé archipelago, Valparaíso, Santiago, Iquique and Tarapaca, and of his arrival at Callao, a major port near Lima. In the chapters that follow, there are scientific deliberations, including medical, ethnographic and archaeological observations of places in central and northern Chile, present-day Bolivia and south Peru. On Lima and its port, Callao, the author included reports and statistical information on trade, agricultural production, industry, shipping, railways and mining, as well as security, health, education, immigration policies, demographic information, local politics and even customs - among them the 'sleepiness' - of the Peruvian people. Both volumes are richly illustrated, including numerous pencil sketches by José Maria Zaballa and John Schumaker, and a number of heliotype pictures, a higher-resolution photographic technique which was pioneered in the 1870s in Lima by V.L. Richardson." See Murray, Edmundo. 'Sr. Hutchinson, otra vez, no dice V. nonsenses, no tonterrias': A Bigoted Response to Thomas J. Hutchinson's Two Years in Peru (1873 .

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        The first national newspaper for Black Americans! Archive of documents relating to ìNational New Era,î including one signed by Frederick Douglass, Jr

      ìNew National Era,î the first national newspaper for Black Americans, was published in Washington, D.C. from 1870-1874. Frederick Douglass was editor and publisher of the weekly from 1870-1871 after which his sons published the paper. Douglass remained editor until 1872. Frederick Douglass, Jr. (1842-1892) was Business Manager of ìNational New Era.î (1) Partly Printed Document Signed ìFredk Douglass Jr.,î 1p, 8î x 10î. [Washington, March 2, 1871] Completed in manuscript. Mounting remnants at perimeter and expert mending at folds on verso. Fine condition. In full, ìHouse of Representatives of the United States, To Frederick Douglass For the New National Era, furnished by order of the Clerk during the 1st Session, 42nd Congress, to the following-named Members of the House of Representatives, viz.: Hon. C.H. Porter $2.50. ___ 1870. Received of Edward McPherson, Clerk of the House of Representatives of the United States, two dollars & fifty Cents Dollars, in full of the above account.î Signed in ink ìFredk Douglass Jr.î The 1st Session of the 42nd Congress was held from March 4 ñ April 20, 1871. With original 8.25î x 3.75î envelope ìClerkís Office / House of Representatives, U.S. / Free,î franked ìE. McPhersonî as Clerk. Postmarked ìWash. D.C. MAR 2 Congress Free.î Addressed in another hand to ìEra, / Washington, / D.C.î Torn open at right edge. Mounting remnants on verso at perimeter. Fine condition. (2) Printed Document Signed Edward McPherson in type, 1p, 8î x 9.75î. Clerkís Office, House of Representatives United States, City of Washington, September 23, 1874. ìTo the Publisher of ___.î Other than date, not filled in. An order to furnish to ìthe Members of the House of Representatives, whose names are hereunto annexed, copies of your newspaper required for each for the time specified hereinÿî Nothing annexed. Mounting remnants on verso at perimeter. Fine condition. The last issue of ìNew National Eraî was published on October 22, 1874, just four weeks after the date of this document. (3) Manuscript Letter Signed ìW.H.H. Terrellî as Third Asst. P.M.G., 2p, 8î x 10î, separate sheets. Washington, D.C., January 28, 1873. On stationery imprinted ìPost Office Department, / Officer of the / Third Assistant Postmaster General.î To Frederick Douglass, Jr., Esq., Business Manager, National New Era, Washington, D.C. Mounting remnants at perimeter on verso. Fine condition. In full, ìIn reply to your letter of yesterday you are respectfully informed that the Department is positively prohibited by an act of Congress approved July 12, 1870, from incurring any expense whatever unless an appropriation has already been made to cover the same. You are not authorized, therefore, to insert the Postal Card advertisement on any condition.î With an original 8.5î x 3.75î envelope, ìPost Office Department / Office of the Third Assistant Postmaster General / Official Business,î franked ìW.H.H. Terrell,î addressed in another hand to ìPublisher / ëNew National Eraí / Washington, D.C.î Torn open at right edge. Mounting remnants on verso at perimeter. Fine condition. William Henry Harrison Terrell (1827-1884) was Adjutant General for the State of Indiana during the Civil War with the rank of Colonel. In May 1869, President Ulysses S. Grant appointed him Third Assistant Postmaster General, where he served until 1873. On April 16, 1873, Frederick Douglassí eldest son Lewis H. Douglass, educator James Storum, and Richard T. Greener (the first Black Harvard graduate, 1870) filed in the office of the Recorder of Deeds a certification of incorporation of ìThe New National Era and Citizenís Publishing Company.î The trustees of the new corporation included Frederick Douglassís three sons: Lewis H. Douglass, Frederick Douglass, Jr. and Charles R. Douglass. îNew National Eraî was known as ìNew National Era and Citizenî from May 22, 1873 to February 26, 1874. ìThe Washington Post,î in an article titled ìA Colored Editorís Views,î reported on October 23, 1888, that ìFrederick Douglass, Jr. has been added to the editorial staff of the National Leader of this city. Mr. Douglass was formerly editor of the National EraÃ?î

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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). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 3 vol. set (Author Signed)

      New York: Scribner, Armstrong, and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. Author inscribed in all three volumes on back of title page the following inscription with his signature. "Charles Scribner & Co. of No 654 Broadway New York have authority from me to publish further all works which I have already written or may hearafter write, J. A. Froude, Author, Jan 29, 1871." Brown cloth cover with gold lettering shows some rubs and wear to top and bottom of spine area. Clean contents and Not X Library. Hinges show some weakness otherwise tight. The first volume says "in two volumes", but author added a third volume which is part of this set. James Anthony Froude (Froude rhymes with rood) (April 23, 1818 – October 20, 1894) was an English historian. He was the brother of the Anglo-Catholic polemicist Richard Hurrell Froude and of William Froude, the engineer and naval architect.The son of R. H. Froude, archdeacon of Totnes, he was born at Dartington, Devon. He was educated at Westminster School and Oriel College, Oxford, then the centre of the ecclesiastical revival now called the Oxford Movement. He obtained a second class degree, but won the Chancellor's English essay prize, and was elected a fellow of Exeter College (1842). "So too, in his English in Ireland (1872-1874), which was written to show the futility of attempts to conciliate the Irish, he exaggerates the bad points of the Irish, touches lightly on English atrocities, and emphasizes the influence of Roman Catholicism." was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. From his upbringing amidst the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement, Froude intended to become a clergyman, but doubts about the doctrines of the Anglican church, published in his scandalous 1849 novel The Nemesis of Faith. (Wiki). Extremely rare work with this inscription. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Author .

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        Mitchell's New General Atlasâ?¦

      S. Augustus Mitchell Folio, original cloth with leather spine and corners, gilt title on front cover, 72colored maps. Wear at extremities, top hinge cracked a little, rubber stamp and signature on front endpaper, along with small crude tape repair (not significant), there is also a small repair to Boston map, minor scattered foxing and aging. Bindings rarely in this good condition, maps bright and clean. This atlas contans 72 colored maps, many double page, and over 40 are related to the U.S. Double page maps of the United States, Boston and New York City are very attractive. Included in the U.S. map section, are a number of cities illustrated that are often not featured in other atlases. Phillips 870.

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        The Lakes in Sunshine, being photographic and other pictures of the Lake District

      London: Simpkin, Marshall , 1873. Hardcover. 4to. (11.25 x 9 inches). Parts I + II. pp.99 + 92. 25 mounted albumen prints by Garnett and Sproat, hors texte, some with tissue guards. Numerous engraved text illusts. Maroon cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt to front and lower covers and spine. Trifle rubbed to front cover and corners. Spine a little darkened. A.e.g. Prelims and extrems lightly spotted, with light spotting to some of the plate pages (not affecting photographic images). O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Most photographs richly toned. This is a Very Good copy indeed. Oversize or heavy book, possibly requiring extra postage.

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        Die Baukunst und religiöse Kultur der Chinesen - Band 2: Gedächtnistempel Tze Tang

      The photographer Ernst Boerschmann (1873-1949) first visited China in 1902 under the aegis of the German Imperial Colonial Office, the Reichs-Kolonial-Amt. He travelled to the Qing Empire to explore the country, and to understand better the people, culture and architecture of China. He was based in Qingdao/Tsingtao ??, Shandong province, the major German concession which had been ceded by the Chinese government in 1897. During that initial trip Boerschmann also visited a number of other major Chinese cities. Very rare book. More photos upon request.

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