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        Notizie dei Professori del disegno in Liguria dalle origini al secolo XVI, in 6 voll.

      Tip. di Luigi Sambolino, 1873/80. in 4°, pp. XLIV, 455; XX, 563, 1 b.; 538; 391; 398; 426; leg. recente in stile ottocentesco m / pelle antichizzata con ampi angoli, ds. a nervi con tit. e fregi in oro, piatti in carta marmor., conservate le bross. originali. Opera vastissima e approfondita, la migliore sull'argomento, con vite, opere, committenze, fatti e luoghi dei maestri liguri o che hanno operato in Liguria, sia nel campo della pittura e della scultura che della miniatura, oreficeria, argenteria, monete, vetreria e intarsio, con Indice delle materie, Indice alfabetico dei Professori..., Repertorio delle cose più notabili, Prospetto cronologico de' documenti, Appendice. Opera molto rara ed in ottimo stato, quasi completamente intonsa, in barbe e con ampi margini; solo lievi e rare fior. 151 / 29 150

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        Small Archive of Items Pertaining to the first American Oil Boom: "Oil on the Brain" ALS, 1865 letter concerning oil wells in Pennsylvania; ALS, 1865 Pennsylvania oil letter from the largest oil boomtown in the US, Pithole PA; 'Shipping Oil -- Story Farm'. Stereocard; Advertising card for Oil Well Supplies at Geo. Davis, Compliments of Webster Wagon Company, Moundsville, West Va.; and 1869 Phillips Petroleum Stockholders Notice of Election of Trustee

      1873. Five items pertaining to the first American oil boom in Pennsylvania: 1. ALS, March 5 1865, to Corporal M. W. Van Amber concerning oil wells in Pennsylvania: "Oil on the Brain". 2. The letter, dated July 23rd, 1865 and signed "Gene", describes the astonishing activity in Pithole. 3. Ca. 1860. Shipping Oil -- Story Farm. Stereocard. 4. Ca. 1873. Advertising card for Oil Well Supplies at Geo. Davis, Compliments of Webster Wagon Company, Moundsville, West Va. 5. 1869. 1869 Phillips Petroleum Stockholders Notice of Election of Trustee. 1. ALS, to Corporal M. W. Van Amber concerning oil wells in Pennsylvania: "Oil on the Brain": Signed letter from 'Libbie M. T.' dated March 4th 1865, Watertown, to a Civil War corporal in Washington DC. The Drake Well, drilled in 1859 along the banks of Oil Creek, Venango County PA, was the first commercial oil well in the country, spawning an oil rush to the area. The writer describes the interest in the Pennsylvania oil in her home town: "I presume you have heard about the oil wells in Pennsylvania. There is a man not far from here that put in one hundred dollars share and then sold the share for one hundred twenty thousand dollars. There is a good many here that has go the Oil on the brain, and I think Father has for he talks of selling out." Folded, 5 x 8" lined paper, with stamped envelope dated March 5 1865, Watertown, addressed to Corporal M. W. Van Amber, 10th NY Art. Washington DC. Very good condition. 2. "I can see more than fifty Derricks from here. I went down last eve to see the Island Well, it flows all of the time. I wish you could see it, it is a sight and if I stay here this Winter I will send for you and you shall see what their (sic) is in Oil dom (sic)." In January of 1865 two massive oil strikes by the Frazier and the Twin Wells transformed a quiet western Pennsylvania farm into the largest oil boomtown in American history. Pithole became the home of the first commercial oil well in the US and of the world's first oil pipeline. Oil production hit 6,000 barrels per day and the population swelled to 20,000 by Christmas. The letter, dated July 23rd, 1865 and signed "Gene", describes the astonishing activity in Pithole and the hopes of the writer and other family members to establish a hotel there: "Our house is not quite ready, but we have to take what we can. We could have five hundred (guests) if we could keep them (and) get from ten to twelve Dollars per Week for Board". Gene, writing to his wife, asks her to send letters "direct to G. E. Graves, Pleasant Ville P. A. ... their (sic) is no Post Office here ..." Folded, 5 x 8". Cream lined writing paper. Very good condition. 3. Ca. 1860. Shipping Oil -- Story Farm. Stereocard. For a beautiful silk dress plus $30,000 Mrs. William Story sold the oil producing Story Farm (Venango County, PA)-- the Farm went on to produce millions of dollars in oil over its almost one hundred years in operation. Its name was changed to the Columbia Farm, a joint stock company called the Columbia Oil Company was formed in 1861, and a young Andrew Carnegie became an early investor in it. The stereocard shows many barrels of oil piled along the shore of a river (probably Oil Creek) awaiting shipping. With the caption: '2800 Shipping Oil - Story Farm'. Yellow card stock, with 'American Scenery' printed at the right and left margins. 7 x 3 1/2 Very good condition. 4. Ca. 1873. Advertising card for Oil Well Supplies at Geo. Davis, Compliments of Webster Wagon Company, Moundsville, West Va. Lithographed oval trade card for the Webster Wagon Company, a West Virginia wagon maker supplying the local oil industry, depicting a charming young girl dressed in flowered dress and white lace trimmed hat and gloves. With advertising copy on the verso, an illustration of a Webster wagon, and a stamp for Geo. Davis' Oil Well Supplies. 3 x 4". Very good condition. 5. 1869. 1869 Phillips Petroleum Stockholders Notice of Election of Trustees Early printed letterhead announcement to stockholders of Phillips Petroleum Company, 62 Liberty Street, New York, dated March 20, 1869. Announcing a meeting on April 20th in New York, and signed in print R. C. Root, Secretary. 5 1/4 x 8 1/4. [With] A list of proposed Trustees (which includes R. C. Root) and a list of Inspectors of Election. Dated April 20th, 1869. 3 1/4 x 5". Very good condition. R. C. Root was the publisher of the earliest map (Map Of The Oil District Venango, Crawford & Warren Counties, Pennsylvania) of the Oil District, printed in 1864, which shows the individual operating wells all along Oil Creek. Phillips & Co is shown in two locations, including at the Tarr Farm and at the extreme right side of the map. There was a William Phillips who started as a driller of salt wells, but noticed an oil slick on Oil Creek near the Downing Farm, and so eventually drilled two successful wells, both shown on the 1864 R. C. Root map.

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        Poesien von Aloys Uhl. [Handschrift und Familienchronik. ]

      Budapest, o. Vlg., 1873. 27 x 22 cm. 285 S. u. Fotos. Leder d. Zt. geprägt mit Metallecken. Umfangreiche handschriftliche Aufzeichnungen der Poesien von Aloys Uhl, doch zugleich auch Familienchronik, der in Budapest, Eisenstadt und Ödenburg lebenden Familienmitglieder. Aloys Uhl´s als fotografisches Frontispiz montiert, darunter seine Unterschrfit und sein Geburtsdatum 1800. Folglich ist das Foto vor 1873 entstanden. Diese Handschrfit beinhaltet nicht nur seine Dichtungen und Musikstücke, sondern gibt auch Auskunft über die Lebensstationen des Aloys Uhl und seiner Familie Auskunft. Sie setzt ein mit seinen Carlsbader Dichtungen 1825, seinen Aufenthalten in Eisenstadt (Foto) und Wien, dann Budapest, zeigt Fotos seiner Frau um 1850, dann Fotos von seinen Lebensabschnitten in Kreisbach und Oedenburg, familiäre Fotos seiner Cousinen und seiner Großmutter, weiters von Sandor Uhl und Anna, dessen Frau, Fotos um 1860 von seinen \"Mansgenossen\", gedruckte Programme eines Haus-Theaters, Fotos von den Uhl´schen Besitzungen in Budapest, Alfred Uhl, dem Bahnbeamten, Friedhof und Pfarrkirche in Eisenstadt, ebenso die Kapelle zum Gnadenbild in Eisenstadt. Die Fotos allesamt auf starkem Karton Montiert, dazwischen Dichtungen und Reflexionen von Uhl, der in dieser Art poetischen Chronik die Jahre 1800 - 1873 reflektiert. - Unikat! Ein aufschlußreiches Dokument einer österreichischen Familie in der Donaumonarchie des 19. Jahrhunderts. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Austriaca

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        Le TROMBINOSCOPE/collection complète

      portrait charge de G.LAFOSSE et notice,l'ensemble sur 4 pages de format in 8,filet noir en encadrement. Premier volume couverture/titre illustré, 1 page. 60 notices numérotées de 1 à 60.Deuxième volume titre illustré 1 pages,notices 61 à 120.1873 L'ensemble relié en un volume di chagrin vert époque, à nerfs,titre et tomaison dorés. Tome troisième titre illustré par HADOL.1 page, notice numérotée 121 à 180.Quatrième volume titre qui reprend, par erreur,le titre du troisième volume. Notices 181 à 240 les portraits sont en couleurs au pochoir.L'ensemble dans une reliure identique demi-chagrin vert à nerfs,d'époque,titre et tomaison dorés.Le TROMBINOSCOPE par TOUCHATOUT portrait charge en couleurs par MOLOCH et notice,8 pages format in 8 Faux-titre,titre illustré en couleurs de MOLOCH premier volume 1882,table 4 pages, et suit de 99 séries numérotées 1 à 99.En un volume demi-chagrin vert à nerfs, époque, titre et tomaison dorés. La collection complète, première et deuxième série, de 339 portraits charges, accompagnés de leurs notices,en trois volumes reliés,demi-chagrin vert à nerfs,époque,titre et tomaison dorés.Très bon état

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        Accipiter nisis. (London, c. 1873).

      1873. Hand-coloured lithograph. 380 x 555 mm. Fine image of a Sparrowhawk, from John Gould's monumental "Birds of Great Britain" (London, 1862-1873, 5 vols.). Joseph Wolf (1820-99) "was the first bird artist to understand and use the new freedom of style that lithography allowed [...] He introduced natural settings and a feeling of motion into his paintings. Early training in lithography and art [...] opened the door to Wolf's development into one of the first and finest true bird artists. He breathed life into the stiff 'bird on a perch' portrayals so characteristic of bird art of the day. Wolf liked especially to paint birds of prey and game birds, with their subtle browns and grays" (Cornell University Library). Fine Bird Books 102. Nissen IVB 372. Sauer 23. Wood 365. Zimmer 261.

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        Philadelphia Photographer

      1873 - (PHOTOGRAPHY) WILSON, Edward L., editor. The Philadelphia Photographer. Volume X, January 1873 to December 1873, Nos. 109-120. Philadelphia: Benerman & Wilson, 1873. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter black morocco, raised bands. $1500.Original 12 monthly issues of the premiere 19th-century photography journal, Numbers 109-120 (January""December, 1873), bound in one volume, with 13 original albumen plates mounted on heavy card stock, numerous in-text illustrations, and articles featuring renowned photographers such as William Bell of the Wheeler Expedition and renowned daguerreotype photographer Albert Sands Southworth.Reflecting the nation's growing passion for photography, Philadelphia formed a photographic society in 1864, accompanied by its own publication, an "outstanding independent journal". the Philadelphia Photographer, with Edward L. Wilson as editor. Through the efforts of Wilson this journal achieved an outstanding place in the photographic literature of the times. For many years it was the foremost publication of its kind in this country" (Taft, 205). Each issue is highlighted by a fine mounted frontispiece photograph, showcasing the work of accomplished commercial and landscape photographers, including the first publication in this journal of two striking plates printed in the heliotype process invented by Ernest Edwards. In addition, one issue has as its frontispiece an original albumen portrait of Benjamin French, whose company imported Voigtlander lenses, and another of photochemist Herman Vogel, the German scientist who "discovered that by dipping a plate in a colorant, it became sensitive to the color absorbed," a finding that ultimately led to the production of panchromatic film and "was to have important repercussions for the image itself" (Frizot, 234). The journal contains, as well, numerous articles by Vogel, an account from photographer William Bell, reporting from the Wheeler Expedition in Colorado on "Photography in the Grand Gulch of the Colorado River," and numerous talks given by Albert Sands Southworth at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the National Photographic Association. Southworth, one of the finest daguerreotype photographers of his time, also invented a device permitting the exposure of eight card negatives on a single plate, leading to the innovation of the card photograph, such as that represented in the albumen frontispiece for October (No. 118). The journal additionally features items on printing processes, retouching, developments in cameras, lenses and lighting, and includes the extensive September issue (No. 117), which offers comprehensive coverage of the National Photographic Association's annual meeting. With four pages of advertisements at rear of No. 120 (December). Text and images quite clean and fresh, only lightest scattered spotting without affecting images; slight edge-wear and soiling to covers of a near-fine collection of rare early American photography. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Worcester: Printed by Charles Hamilton, 1873. - 10pp. (printed on recto only) plus thirty-two mounted albumen photographs on captioned card mounts. Small oblong folio. Contemporary three-quarter green morocco and marbled boards, leather label on front cover, marbled endpapers.Very good. Provenance: Albert Marble (inscription on titlepage). A rare American photographically illustrated book and a wonderful collection of Massachusetts architectural photography. The thirty-two albumen photographs depict various schools and other public buildings in Worcester, Massachusetts in the latter half of the 19th century, including a few floor plans. The buildings include Worcester High School, Walnut Street School, Thomas Street School, Sycamore Street School, the Worcester Public Library, the College of Holy Cross, Antiquarian Hall, Highland Military Academy, and many more. The book's compiler, Albert Marble, who has inscribed the titlepage, was the Superintendent of Public Schools in Worcester. A handful of notations from Marble can be found in the book, including autograph captions to some of the plates, a holographic correction on page 2. The note on the titlepage reads: "This volume was exhibited at the Vienna Exposition, 1873. APM." The 1873 Vienna Exposition brought together almost 26,000 exhibitors from all over the world, and this volume would certainly have fit the motto of the fair: "Culture and Education." A wonderful source for early photography of Massachusetts schools and public buildings. Unrecorded in OCLC.

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        A system of oral surgery being a consideration of the diseases and surgery of the mouth, jaws, and associate parts.

      Complet des 17 planchesLippincott & Co, Philadelphia, 1873, grand in-8, 1091 p., quelques traits de crayon, 354 figures et 17 planches hors-texte, reliure pleine peau, des accrocs, coiffes usées, des rousseurs sur les pages, quelques pages surlignées au crayon de papier et de couleur.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Tratado y convencion entre el Peru y la China. Firmados en Tientsin, 26 de junio, 1874, por Aurelio Garcia y Garcia, y Li Hung Chang. Canjeados en Tientsin, 7 de agosto, 1875, por Juan Federico Elmore (El More), y Ting Jih Chang (Primer tratado). Tratado entre el Peru y el Japon. Firmado en Tokei (Yedo)), 21 de agosto 1873, por Aurelio Garcia y Garcia, y Soyeshima Taneomi. Canjeado en Tokei, 17 de mayo, 1875, por Juan Federico Elmore, y Terashima Munenori. (Segundo tratado).

      Shanghai North-China Herald Office Yokohama Japan Mail Office y 1874 1873 - Encuadernation moderna en semicuero con el titulo original en cuero con dos soles y el escudo peruano en letras doradas en la tapa. Guardas originales en color azul. Dedicacion original firmado original por J. Federico Elmore, Lima, 18 de enero de 1877. Paginas sin numeracion, textos en lengua castellana y ingles. Primer tratado: 20 paginas, segundo tratado: 12 paginas, 4°. Tratado de amistad, comercio y navegacion entre la Republica del Peru y su Magestad de la China - Treaty of friendship, commerce and navigation between the Republic of Peru and his Majesty the Emperor of China. Tratado preliminar de paz, amistad, comercio y navegacion entre la Republica del Peru y su Majestat el Emperador del Japon - Preliminary treaty of peace, friedship, commerce and navigation between the Republic of Peru and the Empire of Japon.

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        Photograph, Portrait; Inscribed; Signed; Autograph

      1873. Inscribed to Joe McGraw (John Joseph McGraw, 1873 - 1934, entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937). 8" x 10" black and white inscribed thus: "To Joe McGraw / With the cordial greetings and good / wishes which a memorable Western / trip inspired. / Sincerely / Warren G. Harding"

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        Nihon Sanbutsushi [trans.: Government Survey of the Natural Resources of Japan]

      Very numerous full-page woodcuts. Five parts in 11 vols. [complete]. Large 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block printed title labels on upper covers, stitched as issued oriental style (newly threaded). [Tokyo]: Monbusho [Ministry of Education], 1873-77. First edition of this massive survey of the natural resources of Japan. Ito (1803-1901), Japanese physician and biologist who studied Western science under Franz von Siebold during the 1820s, became a professor at the University of Tokyo. He was a leader in public health projects and science policy from the beginning of the Meiji period through the rest of his career. He established a method of vaccination for use in Japan which many consider his greatest achievement as a medical doctor. The present work is a government-sponsored review of the natural resources of Japan. It is the first great survey of the country after the establishment of the Meiji era in 1868. Ito reviews the mineral, agricultural, and fishery resources of many of the Japanese islands in enormous detail. Each area, known for its own individual natural products, is fully described with details regarding production, industrial and artisanal uses, etc. The survey was never completed but this set is complete with all the published parts. The woodcuts are here in particularly fine and sharp impressions, richly inked. Most of the woodcuts are titled with Japanese characters and their western names in Roman type. Fine set. Complete sets are very rare as the five parts were each individually issued; it is difficult to assemble a complete set.

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        EARLY STUDY OF THE SUN'S SPECTRUM: "On Diffraction Spectrum Photography, and the Determination of the Wave-Lengths of the Ultraviolet Rays." (Nature; Volume 9, pp. 224-226)

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1873, 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Draper's detailed study of the Sun's spectrum including a large photograph of the spectrum, tipped in at p. 217. xi, 516, ccxii (Ads) pp. 4to. Terracotta color publisher's binding with gold and black embossed titling and borders to cover board and spine. Ex-Library with Royal College Naval Library bookplate on front pastedown, borrower's card slot glued to front pastedown, due date sheet pasted to first free endpaper. No other library markings present other than the number "53" in white ink at base of spine. Clean within. Misidentified on spine as covering the dates November 7, 1872 - April 24, 1873, this volume actually covers the dates November 6, 1873 - April 30, 1874.

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

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

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        A Treatise on the Law of Patents for Useful Inventions, in the...

      1873. Final Edition of Curtis's Important Treatise on Patents Curtis, George Ticknor [1812-1894]. A Treatise on the Law of Patents for Useful Inventions, In the United States of America. Revised and Enlarged. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1873. xxxvii, 749 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent period-style calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, minor edgewear to preliminaries and index leaves, internally clean. * Fourth and final edition. First published in 1849, this was one of the earliest American treatises on the subject. The granting of patents in Anglo-American law has often been marked by confusion over their scope and intent. There has been much debate, for example, about whether patents create monopolies. Curtis argued that they do not according to the common law. Instead, a patent is a "grant by the government to the author of a new and useful invention, of the exclusive right, for a term of years, of practising that invention" (xxi). Best known as an expert on the U.S. Constitution, Curtis was a prominent New York patent attorney and the author of important works on admiralty law and equity jurisprudence. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:503.

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        La patrie en danger

      Dentu 1873 - - Dentu, Paris s.d. (1873), 15x24cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 10 exemplaires numérotés et justifiés sur vergé par Edmond de Goncourt, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi chagrin marron chocolat, dos à quatre nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête rouge, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé d'Edmond de Goncourt à son ami le peintre et émailleur Claudius Popelin. Deux légers accrocs sans gravité sur les coupes, agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 10 numbered copies and justified on laid by Edmond de Goncourt, deluxe edition. Binding half shagreen chocolate brown back with four nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, red head, contemporary binding. Signed autograph of Edmond de Goncourt to his friend the painter and enameller Claudius Popelin. Two light snagging minor on the cuts, nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Very little tales for very little folks.

      New York: Am. Tract Society 64mo (Case 9.3 cm, 3.75"; vols. 8.4 cm, 3.375"). 4 vols., illus. Little Tales: 80 pp. Out West: 80 pp. Four Cousins: 80 pp. Poppet: 80 pp.. 1873 Collection of four Christian conduct works from the American Tract Society in miniature format, fetchingly bound and stored. Present here are Very Little Tales for Very Little Folks, Out West, John and his Four Cousins, and Poppet, all written by S. Annie Frost. Very Little Tales contains short stories about a variety of characters, the other works contain one longer tale; each volume contains several => full-page illustrations. => The stories are written in words of one or two syllables for the special pleasure of beginning readers. Binding: Each text is bound in a different color of publisher's cloth (red, green, rust, blue) with the title decoratively gilt-stamped and a small landscape picture pasted on the front cover. The four books are housed together in a delicate cardboard box covered in gilt-patterned mint green paper with a maroon paper lid, the latter gilt-lettered and featuring a paper onlay that presents a color engraving of two girls playing with a doll. Provenance: Pencilled signature of Rosetta J[ane?] Quackenbush on underside of lid. Bindings very bright and only very gently rubbed; one very lightly waterstained corner on one back endpaper; texts clean. Housed and bound as above, box worn and gently soiled with small loss of paper and three tears to lid, two at corners and one at bottom center (tears repaired to strengthen from inside). => A happy survival, a pleasing gathering.

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        New York and Its Surroundings", map of New York from the Supplement to Harper's Weekly, June 7, 1873.

      Harper's Weekly,, New York: 1873 - Scarce post Civil War map of New York City printed in a supplement to Harper's Weekly. With a subtitle: Map of the Metropolis from the Battery to One Hundred and Eighth Street, and Parts of Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Jersey City, and Hoboken". A list at the bottom of the map lists, amazingly, 291 churches in New York (Manhattan); 154 "public buildings, newspaper offices, hotels, etc."; as well as churches for Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Long Island City, Greenpoint, Jersey City and Hoboken. All the ferries are indicated along the shore.With a detailed map of Central Park showing "Play Ground", "The Green", "The Mall", and the Croton Reservoir. Grand Central Depot shows the Harlem RR, NY Central and Hudson River RR, and the NY & NHRR railroad lines. On the west side along the river is also the Hudson River RR seemingly beginning on 34th Street and going north on 11th Avenue, before turning to the river edge.Cracks at original folds restored from the back. 32 x 22 1/4".

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        "New York and Its Surroundings", map of New York from the Supplement to Harper's Weekly, June 7, 1873

      New York: Harper's Weekly, 1873. Very good condition. Scarce post Civil War map of New York City printed in a supplement to Harper's Weekly. With a subtitle: Map of the Metropolis from the Battery to One Hundred and Eighth Street, and Parts of Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Jersey City, and Hoboken". A list at the bottom of the map lists, amazingly, 291 churches in New York (Manhattan); 154 "public buildings, newspaper offices, hotels, etc."; as well as churches for Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Long Island City, Greenpoint, Jersey City and Hoboken. All the ferries are indicated along the shore. With a detailed map of Central Park showing "Play Ground", "The Green", "The Mall", and the Croton Reservoir. Grand Central Depot shows the Harlem RR, NY Central and Hudson River RR, and the NY & NHRR railroad lines. On the west side along the river is also the Hudson River RR seemingly beginning on 34th Street and going north on 11th Avenue, before turning to the river edge. Cracks at original folds restored from the back. 32 x 22 1/4"

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      1873. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1873, 9x15,5cm, relié. - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1873, 9x15,5cm, relié. - Nuova edizione. Binding metà marocco Brodeaux indietro con cinque nervi, dorati data coda carta marmorizzata piatti, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, coperte conservati, testa dorata, firmata vincolante Goy P. & C. Vilaine. autografo di Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly firmato "Al mio caro amico amico Azambre che vive nel ricordo di un amico morto (1) / Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly / (1) Armand Dutocq". Libro illustrato, frontespizio, un ritratto dell'autore. Alcuni foxing in copertina appare la spedizione. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Reliure en demi maroquin brodeaux, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly "A mon cher ami Azambre, ami vivant dans le souvenir d'un ami mort (1) / Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly / (1) Armand Dutocq". Ouvrage illustré, en frontispice, d'un portrait de l'auteur. Quelques rousseurs sur la garde où figure l'envoi.

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      Librairie de FERMIN DIDOT Frères, Paris - 1873 - 20 páginas de texto .- Con un frontispicio litografiao por Bachelier y 29 mapas a doble página , 3 de ellos coloreados ( uno de ellos con la marcación en colores de las líenas ferroviarias ) .- Plena tela verde original .- Muy buen ejemplar. Desgastes y restauraciones en la encuadernación.- Manchas en la encuadernación . Muy buen estado interior .- Avec un fronstipice et 29 cartes ( 2 coloriées , et une coloriée au trait ) .- 20 pages de texte. Percaline de l' Éditeur .- Très bon état . Reliure restaurée ,dos avec manques . Size: FOLIO [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Illustrations of China and its People - A series of two hundred photographs, with letterpress descriptive of the places and people represented. (Volume 1 only)

      Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle 1873 - First Edition. 1873. Folio, 35cm x 47cm. 47 collotype photographic illustrations on 24 plates. Publisher's maroon morocco-grain cloth, front cover with large pictorial design and text in gilt, boards bevelled, respined, blue endpapers, all edges gilt. This is Volume I only of IV volumes published by Thomson in 1873-74. This volume covers Thomson’s images of Hong Kong and Southern China including Canton and Macao. Internally Fine Condition, plates bright and fresh, absolutely no foxing or browning. Original boards a little worn and rubbed but still Very Good. Binding tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Evangelischer Reichsbote. Organ des Evangelischen Gesammtvereins für die Chinesische Mission, des Berliner und des Pommerschen Haupt-Vereins für China. Jahrgang 1 (1851) bis Jahrgang 23 (1873), damit Erscheinen eingestellt. Kompletter Satz!

      Berlin, Wiegandt und Grieben, 1851 - 1873. - Kompletter Satz von 23 Jahrgängen gebunden in 9 Bänden, je 12 Monatsausgaben, 4°, ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplare, Einbände berieben, Seiten nur zum Teil etwas fleckig, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Central-Blatt ( auch: Zentralblatt - Reichscentralblatt ) für das deutsche Reich. Konvolut von 11 Bänden: Erster Jahrgang 1873 bis elfter Jahrgang 1884, herausgegeben vom Reichskanzler-Amt.

      Heymanns Berlin 1873 ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1873 - 1884 ) Hier vorliegend: die ersten 11 Bände des Central-Blattes mit 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884. Jeweils in Oln ( 1877 in Ohln ), Klein4° ( 25,5 x 20,5 cm )..Umfangreiches Konvolut mit Vorschriften, Erlassen, Verordnungen zu allen Bereichen des öffentlichen wie privaten Lebens. Meist mit den Stichworten: Allgemeine Verwaltungssachen / Münzwesen / Maaß- und Gewichtswesen / Justizwesen / Gewerbewesen / Militärwesen / Zoll- und Steuerwesen / Statistik / Heimatwesen / Marine und Schiffahrt / Postwesen / Telegraphen-Wesen / Konsulat-Wesen / Personal Veränderungen / Ordens- und Titelverleihungen. Je Band zwischen ca. 350 - 750 Seiten. Insgesamt von recht guter Erhaltung, Einbände teils etwas berieben, teils etwas angestaubt, Papier innen meist gebräunt. Im Band 1877 in der Mitte etliche Seiten am oberen Rand etwas beschädigt. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 14000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Zentralblatt, Centralblatt, Central-Blatt, Deutsches Reich, Reichskanzler, Kanzleramt, Verwaltung, Münzen, Maaße, Gewicht, Justiz, Gewerbe, Militär, Zoll, Steuer, Statistik, Heimat, Marine, Schiffahrt, Post, Telegraphie, Konsulat, Orden, Titel

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      1873. [a handsome copy] or, The Marvellous and Exciting Adventures of Pierre Aronnax... Translated from the French. One Hundred and Ten Illustrations. (Edition of James R. Osgood & Co.) Sold Only by Subscription. Boston: Geo. M. Smith & Co., 1873. Original green cloth decorated in gilt and black. First American Edition, second and usual "Smith" issue, of Verne's famous tale of Captain Nemo and the submarine Nautilus. Considerable confusion surrounds the relationship of the two Boston 1873 title pages that can appear in this title -- the James R. Osgood & Company title page, and this usual Geo. M. Smith & Co. one (which refers to the Osgood one and indicates "sold by subscription only"). The bindings of the two are nearly identical (the Osgood binding reads "...UNDER THE SEA" and bears a jellyfish in the center of the front cover, whereas the Smith binding properly reads "...UNDER THE SEAS" and has Captain Nemo using a sextant on the front cover). Clearly the Osgood one is a bit earlier and is much scarcer: supposedly only about fifteen copies were known to exist, but we have handled more than a dozen of them over the past 20 years (all between $12,000 and $27,500), so our guess would be more like fifty. One theory is that the Osgood title page may have designated the subscription issue, and that the Smith one, being much less scarce, must have designated the subsequent trade issue. Another possibility is that most of the Osgood edition was consumed by a Boston fire.~This copy is a standard copy without gilt page edges (a deluxe feature for which the original buyer paid extra). On the final page of text, there is no "THE END" (some copies have it, some have it partially, and some do not have it at all; this is not an "issue point" as is sometimes claimed, but merely a case of type slippage during a single print run, with no bearing upon which copies were actually first to reach the public).~As for condition, this is a bright, nearly fine copy (a few tiny nicks in the spine ends); remarkably, the original dark brown endpapers of this hefty volume are still entirely intact.. Taves & Michaluk V006; Myers 56.

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        The Works.

      London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd,, 1873-76. 30 volumes, octavo (216 x 139 mm). Contemporary tan calf, burgundy and green morocco labels, elaborate tooling to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Plates after Seymour, Cruikshank, H. K. Browne and others. Spines ever so slightly faded, minor wear to corners and edges, an excellent set. An attractively bound complete set of the illustrated Library edition of Dickens's works.

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

      Boston: Geo. M. Smith & Co, 1873. Hardcover. Very good. pp xiii, 303 pp, extensively illustrated. An attractive copy in publisher's gilt-decorated bright green cloth, neatly rebacked, with original spine cloth laid down. All edges gilt. Light rubbing to edges of boards, light foxing to front flyleaf and title page, a few pages with some staining to upper margin, else very clean and sound. Second American edition, following the Osgood edition published in the same year (and of which most copies were destroyed). Second issue, without "The End" on p. 303.

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        EL MUNDO CÓMICO - Semanario humorístico ilustrado - 1873

      Imprenta de R. Labajos, Madrid 1873 - Primera serie - Números del 1 al 30, con 320 viñetas nuevas y originales. La portada de cada número coloreada. Exlibris. Encuadernado en tela con dorados en portada y lomo.23,5 x 32,5 cm. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio.

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        Anales del Toreo. Reseña Histórica de la Lidia de Reses Bravas y Galeria Biográfica de los Principales Lidiadores

      Delgado y Compañía, Sevilla 1873 - Segunda Edición Ilustrada. Encuadernación en holandesa piel, planos con gofrados, cortes dorados, formato gran folio. VIII-317 p. 1 índice y 40 láminas. Buen estado general. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Imprenta de Policarpo López, Madrid 1873 - 379 + 366 + 398 + 374 pp. 16 x 21 cm. 4 tomos en dos volúmenes encuadernados en media piel. El volumen 1 presenta pequeño desperfecto en esquina superior derecha de cubierta. Bordes rozados. Interior en buen estado, papel limpio. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1873 - 1873 Wisden : Rebound without Covers, Excellent Condition

      Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1873 : Rebound without Covers in exceptional condition. This Wisden is bound in dark brown with gilt to the spine, this book is in exceptional condition, very clean pages and hardly a mark inside, one that would be hard to beat. Close trimming to just pages 11-14.

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        Panorama preso dalla cima del Monte S. Salvatore / presso Lugano / da F.E Bossoli

      1873. Bella veduta panoramica a 360 gradi presa dal Monte San Salvatore che spazia dalle Alpi della Valtellina e Grigioni illustrando ed segnalando, al margine superiore, tutte le Alpi fino al Monte Generoso. In basso su venti colonne rimandi da 1 a 100 a sx e da 1 a 99 a dx. Qualche piccolo restauro alle pieghe editoriali mm 150x1222

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        HISTOIRE DE GIL BLAS DE SANTILLANE. Réimpression de lédition de 1747, précédée dune introduction par F. Sarcey.

      Paris, librairie des bibliophiles, 1873. 2 volumes in-8 demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs richement ornés de filets dorés en pointillés, et dans les entre-nerfs dun beau décor formé de petits fers dorés encadrant un losange central, têtes dorées, non rogné, couvertures conservées. Un portrait de lauteur en frontispice gravé par Guélard. Edition tirée à 500 exemplaires, ceux-ci sur vergé.Exemplaires enrichis de 12 GRAVURES SUR CHINE de Ed. Jouaust. Egalement fleurons et lettrines gravés. Un nom au stylo sur un feuillet blanc. MAGNIFIQUE ENSEMBLE, SUPERBEMENT RELIE ET EN PARFAIT ETAT.

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        "New York and Its Surroundings", map of New York from the Supplement to Harper's Weekly, June 7, 1873

      New York: Harper's Weekly, 1873. Very good condition. Scarce post Civil War map of New York City printed in a supplement to Harper's Weekly. With a subtitle: Map of the Metropolis from the Battery to One Hundred and Eighth Street, and Parts of Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Jersey City, and Hoboken". A list at the bottom of the map lists, amazingly, 291 churches in New York (Manhattan); 154 "public buildings, newspaper offices, hotels, etc."; as well as churches for Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Long Island City, Greenpoint, Jersey City and Hoboken. All the ferries are indicated along the shore.With a detailed map of Central Park showing "Play Ground", "The Green", "The Mall", and the Croton Reservoir. Grand Central Depot shows the Harlem RR, NY Central and Hudson River RR, and the NY & NHRR railroad lines. On the west side along the river is also the Hudson River RR seemingly beginning on 34th Street and going north on 11th Avenue, before turning to the river edge.Cracks at original folds restored from the back. 32 x 22 1/4"

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        Histoire des Bandes d'Ordonnance des Pays-Bas.

      Bruxelles, Hayez, 1873, 1873 In-4, II-248 pp. Reliure signée plein maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs richement orné de filets d'encadrement et petits fers avec au centre des six caissons un fer au lion des Flandres. Plats ornés d'un semis de lions des Flandres dans un triple encadrement de filets dorés et roulettes, double filet doré sur les coupes; large dentelle avec roulette en encadrement intérieur. Contreplats et gardes habillés de soie bleue, tranches dorées. (E. Bosquet). Ex libris Dumont de Roubaix. Envoi autographe de l'auteur. Très bel exemplaire somptueusement relié. Extrait du tome XI des Mémoires de l'Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique. Les Bandes d'odonnance, dont la formation remonte au XVe siècle, sont des unités militiares d'élite qui forment le noyau de l'armée permanente habsbourgeoise aux Pays-Bas. La plupart des bandes d'ordonnance comptent cinquante cavaliers lours et cent archers. (Pirenne 1775). Bandes d'ordonnance (French) or Benden van ordonnantie (Dutch) were elite heavy cavalry formations recruited from the aristocracy in the early-modern Low Countries. They were originally formed by Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, and became an integral part of the military organization of the Low Countries from the mid-fifteenth to late-sixteenth centuries, up to the first years of the Eighty Years' War. They continued to exist into the seventeenth century with far less military importance, although a command in a Bande d'ordonnance was still a considerable social distinction.

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        The Early and Later History of Petroleum with Authentic Facts in Regard to Its Development in Western Pennsylvania

      Philadelphia: Jas. B. Rodgers Co. Printers, 1873. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. 607 pages + 5 regular plates + 28 woodburytype images (frontispiece of the Phillips and Wooodford Wells Tarr Farm and 28 separate woodburytype portraits of oilmen). Complete. Thick 8vo. Expertly rebound in sympathetically matched cloth with front cover and spine panels preserved and laid down and renewed endpapers. Perhaps a dozen pages with some marginal dampstaining (mostly on lower right corner of plates - not affecting portraits). A sound working copy of the original publication, now scarce in the market. Cloth. "First comprehensive history of the infancy of this industry." HOWES H-421. Larson's Guide to Business History #2846.

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

      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 décrits. 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).

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        Six facéties imprimées a Troyes au commencement du XVIIIe siècle. Le miroir des femmes. L'état de servitude ou la misère des domestiques. Testament sérieux et burlesque d'un maitre savetier. L'arrivée du brave toulousain. Fameuse harangue de messieurs les savetiers. La magnifique et superlicoquentieux festin

      A l'enseigne du roi d'Yvetot 1873 - - A l'enseigne du roi d'Yvetot, à Paris 1873, In 8 (11x19cm), xij, 23 (1) 16 ; 8 ; 16 ; 16 ; 15p., relié. - Edition originale limitée à 50 exemplaires numérotés. N°3. L'éditeur ayant retrouvé 50 exemplaires invendus les a mis en vente tel quel, en y ajoutant seulement une préface. Les édition successives ne sont donc pas des réimpressions, mais les tirages originaux de la bibliothèque bleue. Reliure en plein veau glacé havane, début XXe. Bon exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition limited to 50 numbered copies. # 3. The editor has found 50 unsold copies has been sold as is, adding only a preface. Successive edition are not reprints, but original prints of blue library. Full tan calf iced early twentieth century. Good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! xij, 23 (1) 16 ; 8 ; 16 ; 16 ; 15p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettera autografa firmata, sei pagine

      - CARUSO Enrico 1873-1921. Lettera autografa firmata, sei pagine, ciascuna cm.16x13, intestazione Hotel Knickerboker New York , datata 24/12/911, indirizzata a Giovanni Mascia. Una prima parte con notizie sui suoi spostamenti e quelli di un suo amico con lievi rimbrotti. La seconda parte invece ". quando c'è la salute il resto è nullo. Nella prima di Tosca, che non cantavo da due anni, e che fu l'opera con la quale mi arrestai di cantare la stagione passata cadendo all'ultimo atto, mi fracassai il naso e adesso sono mezzo bianco e mezzo nero. la mia voce va in culmine a tutti e sono contento".

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        Flora fossilis formationis oolithicae - Le piante fossili dell'oolite Vol. II

      Dalla Tipografia del Seminario, 1873-1885. In folio, pagg. VII, 203 con 17 grandi tavole litografiche, alcune delle quali a doppia pagina; legatura in mezza tela con angoli. Parte seconda di questa rara opera del De Zigno (1813-1892), che fu illustre paleontologo padovano. La prima parte venne pubblicata negli anni 1856-68. La sua ricca collezione privata di fossili è attualmente esposta al Museo Universitario di Geologia a Padova e al Museo di Fossili di Lonedo. Fioriture sparse ad alcune pagine ma nel complesso buon esemplare. Edizione originale, riccamente illustrata. Manca al Nissen e al Pritzel.

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        Contos e lendas.

      Lisbon, Mattos Moreira e Compª, 1873. - 8°, contemporary quarter calf, author title gilt. Some browning, scattered light soiling. Inscribed presentation copy to D. Luiz da Camera Leme, by the author. Lithographic frontispiece, 185 pp. *** FIRST EDITION of these stories by one of Portugal's best historical novelists. Rebello da Silva was a protégé of Herculano, and Herculano's best and most immediate successor; Herculano himself bragged that his disciple's work rivaled Sir Walter Scott's. Rebello da Silva also showed considerable skill as a historian and an excellent prose style in such works as the unfinished @Historia de Portugal nos séculos XVII e XVIII (5 volumes, 1860-1871), which remains a useful work. He was responsible for beginning to collect the documents on Portugal's relations with the Vatican that comprise the massive @Corpo diplomatico portuguez (1862- ), and he completed the Visconde de Santarem's @Quadro elementar das relações políticas e diplomáticas de Portugal, which set out the Portuguese role in exploring the west coast of Africa. Rebello da Silva (1822-1871), who was born in Lisbon and died there, was also a journalist, a brilliant political orator, a professor of political economy and a dramatist. The frontispiece portrait of the author is by Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (1846-1905), one of the best Portuguese caricaturists. *** Not in Innocêncio; cf. V, 228 and XIII, 350 for other works by this author. Cf. Bell, @Portuguese Literature p. 296 and Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (1976) pp. 825-6. NUC: IU, CaBVaU, CU, WU, MH. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        2 Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnungen ( 2 deutsche Soldaten) u. 1 Orig.-Tuschzeichnung (Admiral), dazu 1 Orig.-Photopgraphie des Malers und eine Widmungskarte . 1 Tusch-, 2 Bleistiftzeichnungen.

       19 x 7 cm; 13 x 5 cm; 14 x 12 cm, Lose Blatt doppelt gefalzt, Bleistiftzeichnungen verso mit kleinen Klebstoffspuren, sonst guter Zustand. Aus der Bibliothek des Militärhistorikers Prof Dr. Walter Schaufelberger. - Die Bleistiftzeichnungen datiert «1873« und monogr. «ED». Jean Baptiste Édouard Detaille (1848- 1912) französischer Schlachtenmaler. Schon in seiner Jugend war das familiäre Umfeld Detailles von Bezügen zum Militär der napoleonischen Ära geprägt. Sein Großvater diente unter Napoleon Bonaparte. seine Großtante war die Ehefrau des französischen Admirals Pierre de Villeneuve. Mit 17 Jahren trat Detaille in das Atelier Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissoniers ein und stellte 1867 sein erstes Bild. eine Ansicht des Ateliers seines Meisters. aus. Schon im nächsten Jahr vollendete er mit Die Rast der Trommler sein erstes Bild aus dem militärischen Genre. Die Motive für seine Bilder entsprachen Detailles Vorliebe für Soldaten und Pferde. Erfolge feierte er aber ebenso mit seinen lebendig gezeichneten Kostümbildern aus der Revolutionszeit (Eckplatz eines Cafés. Die Incroyables). Als 1870 der Deutsch-Französische Krieg ausbrach (an dem Detaille anfangs teilnahm). war seine Kunst fortan der Verherrlichung der Tapferkeit und des Edelmuts seiner Landsleute gewidmet. und da er die glückliche Wahl der Motive mit einer großen Lebendigkeit der Darstellung zu verbinden wusste. errangen seine Kriegsbilder eine ausgedehnte Popularität. Detaille war auch ein ausgezeichneter Aquarellmaler und veröffentlichte 1885 zusammen mit Jules Richard eine zweibändige illustrierte Geschichte der französischen Armee (L`armée française). Er war Offizier des Ordens der französischen Ehrenlegion und seit 1892 Mitglied der Académie des Beaux-Arts. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Militaria-allgemein Grafik - vor 1900

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        Dhow Chasing in Zanzibar Waters and on the Eastern Coast of Africa A Narrative of Five Years Experiences in the Suppression of the Slave Trade

      Sampson Low, London 1873 - pp viii, 453. Plates, folding map. Contemporary half calf. Minor rubbing on spine. Neat gilt library crest to front board and spine. A good, complete copy of this rare work. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die hervorragendsten Kunstwerke der Schatzkammer des österreichischen Kaiserhauses. Wien, Holzhausen, 1870-1873.

      1873. 5 nn. Bll., 100 Originalradierungen von W. Ungar, J. G. Fahrnbauer, E. Schuhmann u. a. Originalhalblederband mit Rückentitel und -vergoldung sowie etwas Deckelblindprägung. Imperial-Folio. Exemplar der Subskriptionsausgabe auf besserem Papier; Titel- und Tafelverzeichnis hier noch zweisprachig im dt./englischen Paralleltext vorliegend. Im Auftrag des Obersthofkämmers Franz Graf Folliot de Crenneville veranstaltetes Prachtwerk, das die von Quirin Leitner initiierte Neuaufstellung der Schatzkammer dokumentiert. Die hervorragend gestochenen Abbildungen zeigen die wichtigsten Objekte der kaiserlichen Sammlungen, darunter Kunstkammerobjekte wie Cellinis Salzfass, die Kronjuwelen, Uhren, aber auch Prachthandschriften. Das vorgebundene gedruckte Subskriptionsblatt weist unser Exemplar als jenes des "Herrn Josef Kalous, Realitaetenbesitzer, Ritter des San Silvesterordens etc." aus. - Die vordere Einbanddecke oben mit kl. Wasserschaden, innen jedoch tadellos und fleckenfrei.

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        "Der wunderbare Ring". Eigenh. Manuskript mit U. O. O. u. D.

      1873. 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. "Kaiser Friedrich Barbarossa hatte zu Kaiserslautern bei seiner Burg einen Teich, in welchem er einen Lieblingsfisch hegte. Damit derselbe ihm nun bei seiner häufigen Abwesenheit, indem er des Reiches waltete und Heldenfahrten machte, nicht vertauscht werde, legte er dem Fische einen künstlich gearbeiteten Ring an, der die Eigenschaft hatte, mit dem Wachsthum des Trägers sich auszudehnen und so stets genau zu passen. Da wuchs der Fisch heran zu einem Riesenleibe, der in seiner Art seines Gleichen nicht hatte, und der Ring saß immer noch bequem und war ihm zugleich ein herrlicher Schmuck geworden. Als Wahrzeichen dieser Sage hat die Stadt Kaiserslautern in der Pfalz den Riesenfisch mit dem Ringe in ihrer prächtigen Fruchthaushalle bildlich dargestellt. Der Fremde sieht's, fragt nach der Bedeutung, und vernimmt die Sage. - Die Kirche Gottes auf Erden wird genannt der Leib Jesu Christi, den die alten Christen mit dem griechischen Namen Ichthys, welches Wort 'Fisch' bedeutet, sinnbildlich bezeichneten, weil sie die einzelnen Buchstaben als Anfangsbuchstaben für ebenso viele Wörter in der griechischen Sprache einen Satz bilden ließen, dessen Sinn war: 'Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn, Erlöser". Möge es gestattet sein, jene schöne Sage auf die Kirche anzuwenden [...]". - Der streitbare, aller geistlichen und universitären Ämter enthobene und später auch exkommunizierte Theologe war maßgeblich am Aufbau der altkatholischen Kirche beteiligt und wurde 1873 in Köln zum ersten altkatholischen Bischof Deutschlands gewählt. Vgl. BBKL VII (1994), s.v.

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        Stanford's Library Map of Europe, [on four folded sheets]

      Published by Edward Stanford, London 1873 - , 4 large colour maps each with a different section of Europe on it Reprint , maps clean but slightly tanned, in very good condition , folded linen backed unfolded each sheet is 79.5 x 87.5 cms Paperback ISBN: [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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