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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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      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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      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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        [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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        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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      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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      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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