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        Voyage dans la Chine Centrale. Vallée du Yang-Tzu, fait de Mai a Août 1873.

      Paris: Delgrave, 1874. Octavo, [iv], 40 pp. (last blank), folding map; a little scattered foxing and small water stain affecting top blank margin, nonetheless an excellent unopened copy in original printed wrappers. French forces occupy Hanoi. Scarce posthumously published offprint, describing Francis Garnier's last China expedition. Shortly afterwards he led an armed expedition against Vietnamese forces and captured Hanoi for a short time. The survivor of the most ambitious Mekong expedition of the nineteenth-century, Garnier travelled to China in 1873 to capitalise on his earlier experiences and advance French trading interests in the region. After travelling to Shanghai with his wife, Garnier ventured into remote central China for some three months without an escort or interpreter. Recalled to Saigon in August 1873, he was here drawn in local intrigue between the Governor of Cochinchina, Marie-Jules Dupré, and a French trader, Jean Dupuis. When he reached Hanoi he confronted Vietnamese officials and led a successful attack on the Hanoi citadel. However, in an attempt to defend it against Chinese Black Flag bandits on 21 December 1873, Garnier was killed. Subsequent to these events, the French negotiated a withdrawal from Vietnam in early 1874.This is a separately-paginated offprint from Bulletin de la Société de Géographie de Paris for 1874.

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        Santo Tomas de Aquino en presencia de San Alberto Magno: o séan los dos Genios. Dialogo.

      Manila, Imprenta del Colegio de Santo Tomas, 1874. - in-4. 1f. 175pp. Cartonage ancien. Edition Originale de cette jolie impression de Manila. Pièce en vers, philosophique et religieuse, exposant sous forme de dialogue la doctrine de Thomás d'Aquino et celle d'Albert Le Grand. Joaquin Fonseca était professeur à l'Université des Philippines et la pièce fut publiée à l'occasion de cérémonies organisés par cette Université en l'honneur de Saint Thomas d'Aquino. Bordure imprimée encadrant chaque page. Pafge de titre fortement roussie, fine galerie de ver dans la marge inférieure atteignant légèrement l'encadrement de quelques pages. Palau, 93204. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PICTURESQUE AMERICA; OR, THE LAND WE LIVE IN. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-falls, Shores, Canyons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country.; With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists

      NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. First Edition. Morocco. Very Good. Two volumes, thick small-folio. pp: 568; 576. Steel-engraved frontispieces, half-titles, and 45 other plates (49 in all); nearly 900 other wood and steel engravings, many full-page. Bound in brown morocco; paneled spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and floral decorations; ruled sides with artist's palette and title gilt-stamped on both covers; all edges gilt. Spotty foxing to frontispiece and half-title in both volumes, otherwise clean plates and text. Joints lightly rubbed. 13" x 10" x 2.5" (each volume). [Blanck, BAL 1732, second state: "The statement 'Edited by William Cullen Bryant' appears on the title-page of each volume...." Bryant's name also appears at the end of the Preface.].

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        Am illustrated historical Atlas of La Porte Co. Indiana

      . Selbstverlag, (Chicago), 1874. 120 S. mit lithographierter Titelillustration, 90 Lithographien und 30 colorierten Karten, original Halbleder, Imperial-Folio, (Kanten berieben und bestoßen/teils fleckig/Kapitale ausgebrochen/hinterer Einbanddeckel lose/einige hinterlegte Randeinrisse). - Compiled Drawn & Published from Personal Examinations & Surveys by Higgins, Belden & Co. -

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        Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands

      Harper & Borthers, New York 1874 - Octavo, map, illustrations; a very good copy in original cloth. First edition, Charles Nordhoff was a prolific author who wrote extensively about the pacific region. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ornithologie Nordost - Afrika's, der Nilquellen - und Küsten - Gebiete des Rothen Meeres und des nördlichen Somal - Landes. Cassel. Verlag von Theodor Fischer 1869 - 1873 (1874 - 75).

      2 voll., in 4 tomi, in 8°, bellissima leg. coeva in mz. marocchino verde con angoli, dorsi con fregi a secco e filettature e titoli impressi in oro, piatti, sguardie e tagli marmorizzati, bel ex - libris del celebre ornitologo inglese George Dawson Rowley (1822 - 1878), pp.XII - (4) - CVIII - (4) - A - H - (2) - 416, pp.(4) - 417 - 851 - (1), pp.(4) - 853 - 1261 - (1), pp.(2) - 1512 - (4) - CCCXV - (3); 51 belle tavv. in litogr.: 50 stampate a colori (con ritocchi a mano) e 1 in b.n., raffigurano varie specie di uccelli (41) e uova (10), da dis. dell'Autore, stampate da Th.Fischer, una carta a colori, ripiegata, della zona studiata (copia). Splendido e assai raro esemplare. Anker, 209. Casey Wood, p. 385. Fine Bird Books, p. 82. Nissen IVB, 441.Ripley / Scribner, p.132. Zimmer I, p. 302. Questo raro lavoro (pubblicato in 57 parti) è il risultato di un lungo viaggio di esplorazione intrapreso dall'ornitologo tedesco M.Th. von Heuglin (1824 - 1876). Spirito avventuroso e autodidatta, Heuglin abbandonò un lavoro impiegatizio per iniziare un incredibile viaggio di esplorazione nell'Africa di Nord - Est e sulle coste del Mar Rosso, fino a Capo Gardafui. Il ricco materiale raccolto e descritto nella sua opera, servì da autorevole riferimento per i successivi lavori sull'argomento. Heuglin descrive 948 specie di uccelli, presenti nella vasta area considerata. Opera stranamente non posseduta dalla collezione Bradley Martin.

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        Im Herzen von Afrika. Reisen und Entdeckungen im Centralen Aequatorial-Afrika während der Jahre 1868 bis 1871. 2 Bde.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus. 1874.. EA. Deutsche Originalausgabe. Erster Theil: XIII, 599 S. Mit einer Karte, einer Farbendrucktafel und 77 Holzschnitten. Zweiter Theil: XII, 561 S. Mit einer Karte und 47 Holzschnitten. 8vo. Halblederbände d.Zt. Mit vier verzierten Bünden und dekorativer Rückenvergoldung. Prachtexemplar! In diesem Erhaltungszustand selten..

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        NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA, THE MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, By SIR ISAAC NEWTON ; Translated into English By Andrew Motte. TO WHICH IS ADDED NEWTON'S SYSTEM OF THE WORLD ; With a Portrait Taken from the Bust in the Royal Observatory of Greenwich. First American Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected, With a Life of the Author, By N. W. Chittenden, M. A. , & c

      New York: Daniel Adee, 176 Fulton Street, 1874. Later printing. Cloth. Good. Later printing. 4, v-vii, [1-blank], [9]-581 pages. 8vo. Original green cloth with salmon endpapers. Gilt titles and spine decoration head and tail. Fraying to head of spine panel, with top 1 3/4 inches of front joint cloth wearing through. Front hinge paper cracked. Rear hinge sound. A few signatures starting to come loose, partially separating from the stitching. Still a fundamentally sound copy noting a few dings to the board edges. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Sir Isaac Newton. Corner tips turned with minor wear, minor shelf wear overall. Previous owner's name on front pastedown endpaper. Cloth. Although the title page notes "First American Edition" and the copyright page is dated 1846, this is a later printing, published circa 1874 based on lack of portrait subscription or date, 176 Fulton Street address and lack of title page date (see Wallis 27.2, Cohen #3). The First American edition was first published in 1848 (NOT 1846) and first editions are routinely mis-identified. Much of the confusion stems from the fact that the work was reprinted for many years from the same stereotype, issues differing only by date (or absence of date), publisher, publisher's address, and portrait subscription (or lack thereof). In 1970 scholar and historian I.B.Cohen in ''The American editions of Newton's Principia'' (Wallis 62.472) provided a much needed guide which updated Babson and Gray's work on this title. Cohen's work was updated by and subsequently incorporated into Wallis's "Newton and Newtoniana 1672-1975, A Bibliography" by Peter and Ruth Wallis (See 26, 27.2, 62.472). See also Babson 23; Gray 26 both referring to the first American Edition. As is often the case with American cloth bindings from this period, this work is hard to find in nice condition, and this example exhibits the usual wear to the binding.

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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

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1874.FIRST EDITION 1874. VOLUME 4 ONLY of a 4 volume set. Folio, approximately 485 x 355 mm, 19 x 14 inches, 24 large collotype photographic plates with guards showing 57 images, 11 full page, the rest with several images, pages: title page, list of illustrations and 39 pages of explanatory text with decorated initials and headpieces, handsomely rebound, maroon morocco spine with gilt lettering and decoration, matching cloth covers with dividing gilt floral bands, the gilt decorated part of the cover of the original cloth binding inset on upper cover, all edges gilt. Title page has pale foxing to top and outer margins, a little pale foxing to some margins mostly affecting the text and blank side of plates, occasional fingermark to margins, otherwise a very good handsome copy. See: John Thomson (1837 - 1921) Photographer by Richard Ovenden; The Truthful Lens, A survey of the photographically illustrated book 1844 - 1914, by Goldschmidt and Naef, Grolier Club 1980. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Ashanti War. A Narrative prepared from the Official Documents by Permission of Major - General Sir Garnet Wolseley. With Maps and Plans by Harry Cooper. THE BRACKENBURY FAMILY COPY

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh, 1874 William Blackwood, Edinburgh, 1874 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with a folding facsimile on blue stock and a double - page map as frontispieces, a folding map and a double - page map, and two large folding maps (one coloured in outline) in pocket at rear of second volume, some very mild occasional foxing, fore - edges dusty; original decorative cloth blocked in blind, gilt backs, uncut, covers moderately soiled (boards to volume two stained with black ink), volume one neatly rebacked with original backstrip (faded) laid down else a good, firm, sound copy of a work scarce in any condition. This volume bears the neat contemporary signature of 'Frank Cooper' and the following holograph inscription: 'Maps drawn by my brother Harry, who was with Colonel Colley as Adjutant of Transport. Col. Colley, afterwards Sir G[eorge]. Pomeroy Colley, was killed in the fatal action of Majuba Hill in Natal fighting against the Boers'. Henry Brackenbury was Assistant Military Secretary to Wolseley; Cooper (as stated correctly above) was sometime Adjutant of Transport during the campaign. The official records were placed by Wolseley at Brackenbury's disposal 'without reservation' and augmented by the latter's private journal which he kept whilst serving at headquarters. The account of Captain Glover's expedition is taken entirely from letters between Wolseley and himself. The missions of Captains Butler and Dalrymple are described from their own letters. Frank Cooper's signature is dated 1874; the Battle of Majuba Hill took place on 27th February 1881 during the First South African War (this action was, incidentally, the last occasion on which British regimental colours were carried into battle). It would seem, therefore, that this was originally Frank Cooper's copy (until at least 1881) which then passed into the Brackenbury family. It was then in the library of Major - General Charles Booth Brackenbury (1831 - 1890) and bears his signature on the half - title of the second volume. The author's elder brother, he spent his career in the Royal Artillery culminating in his appointment as Director of Artillery Studies at Woolwich, from which position no - one did more to spread sound ideas throughout the service on tactical changes demanded by the advancement in weapons technology. On Charles's death this copy passed to his youngest son, Hereward Irenius Brackenbury and bears his engraved armorial bookplate on front paste - down of first volume. Hereward Brackenbury was a talented engineer and director of the prominent defence contractor Hawthorn Leslie & Co. The Brackenbury family was well represented in nearly all the British wars of the nineteenth century. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT AND DESIRABLE FAMILY COPY SHOWING MULTIPLE ASSOCIATIONS WITH THE AUTHOR OF A CLASSIC VICTORIAN CAMPAIGN MEMOIR.

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        P.T. Barnum, the greatest promoter in history, extolls the merits of his newly rebuilt " Hippodrome " ? the predecessor to the first Madison Square Garden ? following its destruction by fire in December 1873

      Bridgeport, Connecticut, June 13, 1874. 4.25" x 6.25". "Fine content Autograph Letter Signed, ""P. T. Barnum,"" 2 pages, 4.25"" x 6.75"" (visible) on his personal monogramed letterhead, Bridgeport, Connecticut, June 13, 1874 to ""My dear Cuyler."" Expected mailing folds, else very fine. Matted and framed with a portrait of Barnum at center. Not examined out of frame. Barnum writes, in full: ""I have just returned from Vermont and find your welcome letter. Hope I am not too late to do you good. My Hippodrome is well worth your family seeing. It is much more interesting at night than day on account of good light and more people being present, but just the same exhibitions are given day as evening. Please show enclosed [not present] to Mr [Samuel Henry] Hurd my son in law & he will fix you out all right[.] Kindest Regards to your family. I wish you could call on me and see the most pleasant location & the nicest residence on the footstool[?]."" After a large fire destroyed his first Hippodrome, located on Fourteenth Street in New York in December 1873 (which incidentally is where he first staged what would become his famous circus), Barnum resolved to build a larger (and fire retardant) structure on the site of the recently-abandoned terminal for Cornelius Vanderbilt's New York Central Railroad (which had just been moved to is present location at 42nd Street). The open-air venue, was located adjacent to Madison Square Park 26th and 27th streets and Madison and Fourth Avenue (present-day Park Avenue South). Barnum continued to operate at the site until 1879 when the Vanderbilts regained control of the property and erected Madison Square Garden, the first of four structures that would carry the name. Barnum's daughter Helen (1840-1915) married Samuel Henry Hurd (d. 1898) in On October 20 1857. At the time Hurd part of the firm Morrison, Hurd & Co., makers of safes (New York Times, October 21, 1857, p. 5; New York Business Directory, 1859). Hurd also served as the treasurer of Barnum's Hippodrome."

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        NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA, THE MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, By SIR ISAAC NEWTON ; Translated into English By Andrew Motte TO WHICH IS ADDED NEWTON'S SYSTEM OF THE WORLD ; With a Portrait Taken from the Bust in the Royal Observatory of Greenwich First American Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected, With a Life of the Author, By N W Chittenden, M A , & c

      New York: Daniel Adee, 176 Fulton Street, 1874. Later printing. Cloth. Good. Later printing. 4, v-vii, [1-blank], [9]-581 pages. 8vo. Original green cloth with salmon endpapers. Gilt titles and spine decoration head and tail. Fraying to head of spine panel, with top 1 3/4 inches of front joint cloth wearing through. Front hinge paper cracked. Rear hinge sound. A few signatures starting to come loose, partially separating from the stitching. Still a fundamentally sound copy noting a few dings to the board edges. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Sir Isaac Newton. Corner tips turned with minor wear, minor shelf wear overall. Previous owner's name on front pastedown endpaper. Cloth. Although the title page notes "First American Edition" and the copyright page is dated 1846, this is a later printing, published circa 1874 based on lack of portrait subscription or date, 176 Fulton Street address and lack of title page date (see Wallis 27.2, Cohen #3). The First American edition was first published in 1848 (NOT 1846) and first editions are routinely mis-identified. Much of the confusion stems from the fact that the work was reprinted for many years from the same stereotype, issues differing only by date (or absence of date), publisher, publisher's address, and portrait subscription (or lack thereof). In 1970 scholar and historian I.B.Cohen in ''The American editions of Newton's Principia'' (Wallis 62.472) provided a much needed guide which updated Babson and Gray's work on this title. Cohen's work was updated by and subsequently incorporated into Wallis's "Newton and Newtoniana 1672-1975, A Bibliography" by Peter and Ruth Wallis (See 26, 27.2, 62.472). See also Babson 23; Gray 26 both referring to the first American Edition. As is often the case with American cloth bindings from this period, this work is hard to find in nice condition, and this example exhibits the usual wear to the binding.

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        Lettre tapuscrite signée

      - SCHOENBERG Arnold (1874-1951), compositeur et théoricien autrichien. L.T.S. adressée à Emil HILB (1890-1969). Brookline (Massachussetts), 24 mars 1934, 1 p. grand in-8. À son en-tête imprimé. En allemand. Affaibli, il regrette de ne pouvoir se rendre à New York le 1er avril où est organisé au Carnegie Hall un concert hommage à Albert Einstein dont les recettes doivent aider l'installation d'enfants juifs allemands en Palestine. Il explique « Je ne suis pas en forme (ce climat) et très fatigué ». Désolé de ne pouvoir contribuer à cet événement, il ajoute : « Mais je me tiens à votre disposition pour cette même cause après le 8 avril et cela me réjouirait, si je trouvais l'occasion d'apporter mon aide à tous ces malheureux. » Il conclue : « Par ailleurs je vous demande de transmettre mes meilleurs sentiments aux prof. Einstein et au Prof. Godowsky. ». Le compositeur et pianiste polonais Léopold Godowsky, ami d'Einstein, et le compositeur Emil Hilb était en charge de l'organisation de ce concert.

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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

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1874.. FIRST EDITION 1874. VOLUME 4 ONLY of a 4 volume set. Folio, approximately 485 x 355 mm, 19 x 14 inches, 24 large collotype photographic plates with guards showing 57 images, 11 full page, the rest with several images, pages: title page, list of illustrations and 39 pages of explanatory text with decorated initials and headpieces, handsomely rebound, maroon morocco spine with gilt lettering and decoration, matching cloth covers with dividing gilt floral bands, the gilt decorated part of the cover of the original cloth binding inset on upper cover, all edges gilt. Title page has pale foxing to top and outer margins, a little pale foxing to some margins mostly affecting the text and blank side of plates, occasional fingermark to margins, otherwise a very good handsome copy. See: John Thomson (1837-1921) Photographer by Richard Ovenden; The Truthful Lens, A survey of the photographically illustrated book 1844-1914, by Goldschmidt and Naef, Grolier Club 1980. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS

      Paris, chez A. Barraud, 1874. In-8 (mm. 244x144), 2 voll., mz. marocchino coevo con ang., dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, taglio sup. marmorizzato, pp. XLVI,XII,268; XI,320; ornati da grandi iniz., da 74 deliziose testate e finali; illustrati da 85 bellissime tavv. f.t., inc. in rame su carta China e applic. alla pag. Sono composizioni di ispirazione galante, create dal famoso artista settecentesco Charles Eisen. Ristampa della celebre ediz. detta "Des Fermiers Généraux", pubblicata nel 1762 ad Amsterdam. In questa del 1874 sono state incluse 3 tavv. rifiutate per l'ediz. originale e sono state aggiunte 17 nuove vignette (testate e finalini) disegnate appositamente. Pregevole ediz. di complessivi 1004 esemplari. Il ns., 57, fa parte di una tiratura di 500 su "écu vergé". Molto ben conservato.

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        Han Sui. Tang and Five Dynasties shaped table(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) HAN WEI LIU CHAO SUI TANG WU DAI ZI XING BIAO

      Nanfang Daily Press Pub. Date :2011-04-01. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Pages Number: 1874 Publisher: Nanfang Daily Press Pub. Date: 2011 - Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        ALS Signed by Charles H. Kitchel, Erasmus Darwin Hudson Jr., and Henry Edwin Tremain [Civil War Medal of Honor Winner—Union Brigadier-General Tremain]

      New York: Charles H. Kitchel, Erasmus Darwin Hudson Jr., and Henry Edwin Tremain, 1874. 1st Edition. Other Other. Fair. (Autographed Documents & Letters, Civil War) A condolence letter to William Bloomfield Esqr. after the death of his son written on behalf of the Manhattan Chapter of Alpha Delta Phi. Signed by Henry Edwin Tremain [chief staff officer to General Sickles at the battle of Gettysburg and Civil War Medal of Honor Winner for his actions in the Battle of Resaca], Charles H. Kitchel [Associate Alumni of the College of the City of New York, Vice President 1884-1885 and President 1886], and Erasmus Darwin Hudson, Jr. [health inspector of New York City in 1869-1870 and professor in the Woman's Medical College of New York infirmary 1872-1882]. Dated November 8th, 1874 from New York. Single-fold letter, measures 10.5 x 8.25 inches [10.25 x 16.5 unfolded]. Separation along folds. Toning and edge wear. A delicate piece in Fair-Good condition overall.

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        Bürger-Bräu Biere(")., Orig.-Entwurf für ein Plakat.

      1. H. 20. Jh. - Mischtechnik auf beigem Zeichenpapier. Inet / Wikipedia // Th.-Becker // Wiesbaden 1874-1949 Berchtesgaden. -Blatt sauber, nur geringe Faltigkeit im oberen Rand. -Unter PP! Anm. zur Rechnungstellung: Die Buchpreise beinhalten die reduzierte MwSt von 7 %, diese wird gesondert ausgewiesen // Rechnungen für Kunstgegenstände wie Grafiken, Gemälde weisen gem. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 1 UStG (Differenzbesteuerung) bzw. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 2 UStG (Margenbesteuerung) keine MwSt aus (brutto = netto). Sprache: 0 Gewicht in Gramm: 2001 23,5x19,5 cm (Abb.) auf 31,3x26,3 cm (Bl.). Monogramm und Maßstab (1:10) mit Blst., rote Registriernummer mit Tinte re. unten.

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        The Greville Memoirs

      - London - Longmans, Green, and Co. 1874 - A beautifully bound set of The Greville Memoirs by the Late Charles C. F. Greville. Edited by Henry Reeve. In three parts. Complete in eight volumes. Volumes I-III contain A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, volumes IV-VI contain A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1852 and volumes VII-VIII contain A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1852 to 1860. Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville (2 April 1794 17 January 1865) was an English diarist and an amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1819 to 1827. His father Charles Greville was a second cousin of the 1st Earl of Warwick, and his mother was Lady Charlotte Bentinck, daughter of the 3rd Duke of Portland (former leader of the Whig party and Prime Minister). Greville died at Mayfair, London, and the celebrity now attached to his name is entirely due to the posthumous publication of a portion of a Journal or Diary that it was his practice to keep during the greater part of his life. These papers were given by him to his friend Henry Reeve a short time before his death, with an injunction that they should be published, as far as was feasible, at not too remote a period after the writer's death. The journals of the reigns of George IV and William IV, extending from 1820 to 1837, were accordingly so published in obedience to his directions about ten years after that event. Few publications have been received with greater interest by the public; five large editions were sold in little more than a year, and the demand in America was as great as in England. These journals were regarded as a faithful record of the impressions made on the mind of a competent observer, at the time, by the events he witnessed and the persons with whom he associated. Greville did not stoop to collect or record private scandal. His object appears to have been to leave behind him some of the materials of history, by which the men and actions of his own time would be judged. He records not so much public events as the private causes which led to them; and perhaps no English memoir-writer has left behind him a more valuable contribution to the history of the 19th century. Condition: In green half calf leather bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound, though front hinges are slightly tender. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing, predominantly to the first and last few pages. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown in all volumes. There is also an ink inscription to the verso of front free end papers in all volumes. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contributions to the Flora of Mentone and to a Winter Flora of the Riviera ... Third edition

      London: Lovell, Reeve & Co, 1874. Large 8vo. (9 1/2 x 6 inches). 99 hand-coloured lithographed plates (numbered 1-97, plus 51 and 52 bis). Contemporary manuscript annotations throughout giving additional information about most plants by a knowledgable botanist evidently familiar with the region. Early straight grain black morocco, covers bordered with gilt rules, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second compartment, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt Lovely copy of an important contribution to the botany of France. The nicely hand coloured plates including many flowering plants such as narcissi, orchids, anemones, primulas, tulips, paeonies, lupin, delphinium and more. Moggridge "drew with great faithfulness and delicate charm" (Blunt p.237). Nissen 1396.

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        CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS.

      chez A. Barraud 1874 In - 8 (mm. 244x144), 2 voll., mz. marocchino coevo con ang., dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, taglio sup. marmorizzato, pp. XLVI,XII,268; XI,320; ornati da grandi iniz., da 74 deliziose testate e finali; illustrati da 85 bellissime tavv. f.t., inc. in rame su carta China e applic. alla pag. Sono composizioni di ispirazione galante, create dal famoso artista settecentesco Charles Eisen. Ristampa della celebre ediz. detta "Des Fermiers Généraux", pubblicata nel 1762 ad Amsterdam. In questa del 1874 sono state incluse 3 tavv. rifiutate per l'ediz. originale e sono state aggiunte 17 nuove vignette (testate e finalini) disegnate appositamente. Pregevole ediz. di complessivi 1004 esemplari. Il ns., 57, fa parte di una tiratura di 500 su "écu vergé". Molto ben conservato.

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        JAPAN AND THE JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED.

      A MAJOR ILLUSTRATED RESOURCE ON EARLY JAPAN York 1874, - Appleton. Tall folio, decorated red cloth, 198beautiful woodcut engravings, 378p., very good, neatly re-backed.Trans. by Mrs. Cashel.Edited by H.W. Bates.QUITE RARE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        DESPERATE REMEDIES (First American Edition)

      Henry Holt, New York 1874 - Hardy, Thomas. DESPERATE REMEDIES. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1874. First American Edition of Hardy's first novel, in the primary binding of original publisher's cream cloth (rather than mustard yellow cloth). This copy also has the endpaper ads in their first state, dated March 17, 1874 (the month of publication). The three-volume London first edition is extremely rare, making this an opportunity to acquire a relevant first edition of Hardy's first published title at a reasonable price. A VERY GOOD copy, some light browning to its spine and a bit of wear to one corner, plus the usual light soil inevitable to this pale binding. Vintage custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen II: Vom Nutzen und Nachtheil (Unconventional Observation II: The Use and Disadvantage of History for Life)

      Leipzig: E. W. Fritzsch, 1874. First edition. Very Good +/none. Nietzsche Attacks German HistoriansNIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen II: Vom Nutzen und Nachtheil (Unconventional Observation II: The Use and Disadvantage of History for Life). E. W. Fritzsch, Leipzig, 1874. TP + [III]-VI + [7]-111 Octavo. First Edition, First Issue. Schaberg 25a.There were approximately 650 copies of the first edition in the first issue state.The second Unconventional Observation attacked the then current faith in historical research that was one of Nietzsche's major complaints with contemporary German culture and a topic to which he returned with some regularity in his later works. Contrary to prevailing opinion, Nietzsche argued that historical knowledge is valuable only when it has a positive effect on human beings sense of life, contending that history can play only three positive roles, which he termed the "monumental," the "antiquarian" and "critical," explaining each of these in some detail, before going on to enumerate the dangers of the current scholarly fascination with "history for its own sake." Finally, Nietzsche suggests an antidote to the psychologically and ethically devastating effects of the conventional approaches to history, proposing an amalgam of what he terms the historical, the unhistorical and the suprahistorical attitudes, as the healthiest approach to the integration of a historical sense into the life of the individual and, of course, for Nietzsche, this always means the exceptional individual. As he remarks in the present essay, tellingly for the understanding of the Nietzschean philosophy as a whole: The goal of humanity cannot lie in the end (Ende) but only in its highest specimens. In the words of Walter Kaufmann: Perhaps there is no more basic statement of Nietzsches philosophy in all of his writings than this sentence.CONDITION: Recently rebound in old, contemporary boards with new spine, lettered in gilt. Internally, bright and clean. A very good copy of one of Nietzsches early works. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST Recently rebound in old, contemporary boards with new spine, lettered in gilt. Internally, bright and clean. A very good copy of one of Nietzsches early works.

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        PICTURESQUE AMERICA; OR, THE LAND WE LIVE IN. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-falls, Shores, Canyons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country.; With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists

      D. Appleton and Company, NY 1874 - Two volumes, thick small-folio. pp: 568; 576. Steel-engraved frontispieces, half-titles, and 45 other plates (49 in all); nearly 900 other wood and steel engravings, many full-page. Bound in brown morocco; paneled spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and floral decorations; ruled sides with artist's palette and title gilt-stamped on both covers; all edges gilt. Spotty foxing to frontispiece and half-title in both volumes, otherwise clean plates and text. Joints lightly rubbed. 13" x 10" x 2.5" (each volume). [Blanck, BAL 1732, second state: "The statement 'Edited by William Cullen Bryant' appears on the title-page of each volume." Bryant's name also appears at the end of the Preface.]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schriften von Julius Verne. I. Von der Erde zum Mond. II. Reise um den Mond. III. Reise nach dem Mittelpunkt der Erde. IV./ V. Zwanzigtausend Meilen unter'm Meer. VI. Reise um die Erde in 80 Tagen. VII./VIII. Abenteuer des Käpitän Hatteras. IX. Fünf Wochen im Ballon. X. Abenteuer von drei Russen und drei Engländern in Süd- Afrika. XI./XII./XIII. Die Kinder des Kapitän Grant. XIV./XV./XVI. Die geheimnisvolle Insel. XVII./XVIII. Das Land der Pelze. XIX. Eine schwimmende Stadt. - Die Blockadebrecher. XXI. Der Chancellor. XXII./ XXIII. Der Courier des Czaar.

      Wien, Pest, Lpz., A. Hartleben's Verlag, 1874 - 1876.. Autorisirte Ausgabe. 22 in 11 Bdn. Kl. 8°. OHldr., goldgeprägt mit 2 farb. Rückenschildern. 3- seitiger Rotschnitt. N.a.V. St. a.T. Guter Zustand!.

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        From The Earth to the Moon

      New York, Scribner, Armstrong and Company. 1874, 1874. Classic Sci-Fi. First US Edition. 8vo. Publisher's heavily decorated terracotta cloth titled and decorated in gilt and dark blue to spine and front board. A trifle rubbed to extrmities, bumping to spine ends and a little shelfwear, nevertheless highly attractive. Dark blue endpapers. Some foxing within, owner name to first blank, minor wear to binding. Shows very well, a handsome copy of a scarce and popular Verne title. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature

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        Far from the Madding Crowd [in] The Cornhill Magazine, January - December, 1874.

      [London:] Cornhill Magazine, 1874. - A landmark Victorian novel, here in its first appearance in print, published anonymously. Only the plates were used in subsequent book editions; the vignettes were never reproduced, even though Hardy was very fond of the illustrations. He later told Edmund Gosse that Helen Paterson Allingham "was the best illustrator I ever had" (Purdy). 8vo, the complete novel as it appeared in Cornhill Magazine, extracted from the original 12 monthly serials and bound together in one volume, contemporary dark blue half calf, marbled paper boards, red leather label, gilt decorations and lettering. 12 plates and 12 vignettes after drawings by Helen Paterson Allingham. Purdy, page 14; NCBEL III, 981. Spine a little faded; edges and boards a little rubbed; very good copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PICTURESQUE AMERICA; OR, THE LAND WE LIVE IN. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-falls, Shores, Canyons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country.; With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists

      NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. First Edition. Morocco. Very Good. Two volumes, thick small-folio. pp: 568; 576. Steel-engraved frontispieces, half-titles, and 45 other plates (49 in all); nearly 900 other wood and steel engravings, many full-page. Bound in brown morocco; paneled spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and floral decorations; ruled sides with artist's palette and title gilt-stamped on both covers; all edges gilt. Spotty foxing to frontispiece and half-title in both volumes, otherwise clean plates and text. Joints lightly rubbed. 13" x 10" x 2.5" (each volume). [Blanck, BAL 1732, second state: "The statement 'Edited by William Cullen Bryant' appears on the title-page of each volume...." Bryant's name also appears at the end of the Preface.].

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        Young Brown or the Law of Inheritance

      Smith, Elder, London 1874 - An "absolutely brilliant, bitter novel attacking the aristocracy" (Wolff); first published serially, it caused a scandal for its portrayal of known personalities and its suggestion of incest. Wolff 5057 (only the Tauchnitz edition); not in Sadleir Later white buckram , with brown leather labels. Some foxing, but overall, a very good copy xxiv, 300; vi, [ii], 304; viii, 281 pp. 3 vols. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Musee de Peinture et de Sculpture ou Recueil des principaux tableaux statues et bas-reliefs des collections publiques et particulieres de l`europe.avec des notices decriptives.( Vol. 1-8 von 10 )

      Morel, Paris 1874 - Band 1- 8 der in insgesamt 10 zwischen 1874 und 1875 erschienenen Bänden. mit den überaus zahlreichen gestochenen Tafeln in Umrißkupfern. Jeweils in Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken und Kopfgoldschnitt, 8°. Mit zusammen ca. 700 Textseiten sowie zusammen ca. 900 gestochenen Tafeln. Einbände teils etwas berieben, teils etwas fleckig, 3 Bände am Einbandrücken etwas beschädigt. Innen die Textseiten teils gebräunt und gering stockfleckig, die überaus zahlreichen Tafeln teils gering stockfleckig, Buchschnitt jeweils etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt aber meist wohlerhalten und sauber. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 5500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meridiana, or Adventures in South Africa. The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa

      New York, Scribner, Armstrong and Co. 1874, 1874. FIRST AUTHORIZED US EDITION, FIRST STATE. 8vo. 232pp. plus one page of ads. 48 illustrations. Advertisements for "Journey to the Moon" and "Journey to the Centre of The Earth" on verso of title page as called for. Very good in publisher's embossed green cloth. Gilt decorated titles to spine and upper. Slight wear to extremities and a little bumping to head and tail of the spine. Yellow endpapers.

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        Lady Anna

      London: Chapman and Hall 1874, 1874. First Edition. Two vols. 8vo. Publisher's terracotta cloth titled in gilt and black to spine and front boards. Yellow endpapers. Minor edgewear and bumping to extremities, gilt strong and bright. Both volumes bear Rice's Library labels to the rear boards. Inner hinges solid and strong. Internally clean save for very light, minor spotting to prelims. A handsome and attractive pair of books, a very good set indeed. Sadleir 42

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        THE EARLY HISTORY OF FORMOSA: Translated from the French of Father De Mailla, S.J. In the 'Letteres Edifiantes et Curieuses', 1715.

      Shanghai [1874? - ] Loureiro & Co. Wrappers, lacks front cover,slightly toned, small black spot top above title, else clean13.3 x 21 cm., 21p., with back cover, bit dusty. VERY RARE ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen III: Schopenhauer als Erzieher. (Unconventional Observation III: Schopenhauer as Educator).

      Ernst Schmeitzner, Schloss-Chemnitz 1874 - First Edition of Schopenhauer as EducatorThe Rarest of Nietzsche’s Four "Unconventional Observations" NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen III: Schopenhauer als Erzieher. (Unconventional Observation III: Schopenhauer as Educator). Ernst Schmeitzner, Schloss-Chemnitz, 1874. TP + [3]-113. Octavo. First Edition, First Issue (Schaberg 26).This third Unconventional Observation is, for some unknown reason, the least available of Nietzsche’s four "Betrachtungen" which were published between 1873 and 1876. This essay takes up the topic of self-perfection and set up the philosopher Schopenhauer – then one of Nietzsche’s philosophical heroes – as a paradigm of self-direction. "The man who would not belong in the mass needs only to cease being comfortable with himself. He should follow his conscience that shouts at him: "Be yourself! You are not really all you do, think, and desire now." While Nietzsche would lionize Schopenhauer here, he spent much of the rest of his career attempting to overcome the pessimism that lies at the heart of Schopenhauer’s philosophy – rejecting Schopenhauer’s "eastern" denial of life and proclaiming that one must "Say ‘YES’ to Life!" Nietzsche’s friend Franz Overbeck called him "a virtuoso of self-overcoming." In these early meditations, Nietzsche is often at pains to free himself from preconceptions to which his own spirit had drawn him, establishing a model for the life of the "free-spirits" and the "dangerous thinkers" of whom Nietzsche saw himself the harbinger. The essay represents one of Nietzsche’s first serious engagements with the Darwinian philosophy, in the course of which Nietzsche elaborates a conception of nature and its alleged purposes that recalls the Greeks and their conception of "physis" – as a mode of which he would characterize human society as well as the physical world – as opposed to the Victorian rigidity of Darwin’s followers.CONDITION: Contemporary binding with dark marbled boards with some significant, but small edge-wear and scuffing. The black cloth spine is lightly worn and has the single word "Betrachtungen" running vertically in gilt lettering. The lower front corner of the front board has been bent and creased, but is holding firm. There is scattered pencil marginalia throughout. This is a worn, but solid copy in original condition of this scarce book. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST Contemporary binding with dark marbled boards with some significant, but small edge-wear and scuffing. The black cloth spine is lightly worn and has the single word "Betrachtungen" running vertically in gilt lettering. The lower front corner of the front board has been bent and creased, but is holding firm. There is scattered pencil marginalia throughout. This is a worn, but solid copy in original condition of this scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Winston S. Churchill [the official biography]. COMPLETE SET OF FIRST EDITIONS IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      8 Main Volumes plus 13 Companion Volumes, together 21 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with titles in red and black, maps and geneaological tables; original cloth, gilt backs, red tops where called for, all very good, clean copies in unclipped dustwrappers, two or three wrappers with light chafing at edges. The Main Volumes comprise: Vol I: Youth 1874 - 1900; Vol. II: Young Statesman 1901 - 1914; Vol. III: 1914 - 1916; Vol. IV: 1917 - 1922; Vol. V: 1922 - 1939; Vol. VI: Finest Hour 1939 - 1941; Vol. VII: Road to Victory 1941 - 1945; Vol. VIII: Never Despair 1945 - 1965. The Companion Volumes comprise Volume I Part 1: 1874 - 1896; Volume I Part 2: 1896 - 1900; Volume II Part 1: 1901 - 1907; Volume II Part 2: 1907 - 1911; Volume II Part 3: 1911 - 1914; Volume III Part 1: August 1914 - April 1915; Volume III Part 2: May 1915 - December 1916; Volume IV Part 1: January 1917 - June 1919; Volume IV Part 2: July 1919 - March 1921; Volume IV Part 3: April 1921 - November 1922; Volume V Part 1: The Exchequer Years 1922 - 1929; Volume V Part 2: The Wilderness Years 1929 - 1935; Volume V Part 3: The Coming of War 1936 - 1939. The dustwrappers of all Main Volumes are the preferred solid colour format. A LOVELY SET AND INCREASINGLY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION

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        Portrait 1 D, XVIIIth Century. Anonymous. Line-engraving after the Woodcut.

      . Dimensions : oval 5 3/8 in. by 3 7/8 in. (13,6 cm. x 9,8 cm.). Inscription : ANDREAS VESALIUS.. This excellent engraving, well copied from that by Wandelaar, equals it alike in technical skill and in beauty. The oval shape adopted necessitates the omission of certain details, and, moreover, the inkstand and the sheet of paper, as well as the superscription on the table-front, have been suppressed. As to the face, it presents the same defects as are to be found in the copy. Vesalius is shown holding the dissected arm of the subject. - These portraits appear to be the only ones which need be mentioned here as directly derived in all essential details from that by Calcar. - Numerous reproductions of it are to be found in the works of Sir W. Stirling-Maxwell (1874), Professor Roth (1885, 1886, 1892), Alphonse Wauters (1897), in Professor William Stirling's Some Apostles of Physiology (1902), as well as in other publications. The same portrait has been reproduced in the certificates awarded by the City of Brussels in its municipal schools ; but in this case Onghena's engraved copy is perhaps the basis of it. - A reduction of the original Woodcut appears in Roth's essay, "Andreas Vesalius Bruxellensis - Rektoratsrede - am 26 November 1885" (Basel - Benno Schwabe, 1886; 8vo.). Although signed " Knaus sc." it is given out as a " photoxylographie " - that is to say, an engraving on wood on which the original engraving was photographed (in reduced size) in order to be cut. The engraver was therefore free to make what additions or modifications he pleased. He has here and there taken some slight advantage of his opportunity. The little woodcut has been executed with considerable skill. The size is 5 1/8 in. by 3 13/16 (13 cm. x 9,7 cm.).

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        Großformatiges Ölgemälde Gebirgslandschaft der Alpen.

      Düsseldorf 1874 - Bildmaß 78 x 123 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 97 x 142 cm ). Links unten mit *F. A. Müller, Ddf ( Düsseldorf ), *74 ( 1874 ) signiert und datiert. Gezeigt wird eine Hochgebirgslandschaft der Alpen mit schneebedeckten Gipfeln im Bildhintergrund, im Bildvordergrund eine Alm mit Kühen und Bauernhaus, rechterhand ein Gebirgssee mit Ruderboot. Leider ist der Maler von mir bibliographisch mit seinen Lebensdaten nicht nachweisbar, offenbar aber im Umkreis der Düsseldorfer Malerschule zu suchen. ( Für nähere Hinweise wäre ich dankbar ). Das Bild etwas craquelliert, etwas berieben, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Hier kein Versand - hier nur Selbstabholung aufgrund der Größe des Bildes ).( Please notice: No shipment possible ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Works of Charles Dickens. Including: The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, Old Curiosity Shop, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, etc

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1874-76., 1874. The Illustrated Library Edition. 30 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary binding of half dark green morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt titles, and extra gilt decoration to spines, green cloth boards; marbled end papers and edges. With illustrations from the original works by Phiz, Browne, Cruikshank, etc. Bookplate and Dickens anniversary stamp pasted down to first free end paper of all volumes. A remarkable set in an unusually bright, tight and highly decorative contemporary binding, just a touch rubbed to extremities. Podeschi [Gimbel] D72

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        A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

      Boston, MA: Henry L Shepard and co., 1874., 1874. Unauthorized American Edition. Octavo. Bound in publisher's picotrial green cloth, with titles in gilt to front board and spine; front board shows the adventurers aboard the raft in gilt, with panelling in gilt and black, and fan devices to front corners; spine further decorated with scene of adventurers peering into the darkness with lanterns in gilt; brown endpapers. With illustrations by Riou. This unauthorized edition was published in the same year as the American First Edition published by Scribner, in 1874. Binding is rubbed, worn to extremeties and endcaps. Internally clean, with gift inscription "To S.G. Kleinmeier from O. T. Shutt on Christmas Eve, 1874" and children's dinosaur sticker to front free endpaper. Evidently a loved copy of a classic of adventure fiction, rendered all the more exciting by the frisson of the illict publication. E & J Myers [26]

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        EHON TEIKIN OHRAI: THE ILLUSTRATED 'COMMUNICATION OF HOME PRECEPTS.'

      WONDERFUL & CHARMING DESIGNS BY JAPANS'S GREATEST PAINTER [Edo c.1874, - Yoshikawa]. Stitched wrappers, 3 vols.,completeset, 30+30+30p., 166 woodcut illustrations, covers with somesmall chips, corners, bit rubbed, contents clean, no wormingvery good impression,16 x 23.8 cm.,blue Chitsu folding case. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        History of the Indian Tribes of North America [1874 One Volume Edition]

      Philadelphia: D. Rice & Co., 1874. Early. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Americana) McKENNEY, Thomas L. History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Illustrated with colored portraits of famous Indian chieftains from the Indian Gallery in the War Department at Washington. Philadelphia: D. Rice & Co., 1874. Single volume edition. Quarto, 11.25 x 8.25 inches. Recent rebinding. Quarter-bound with light brown leather on spine and corners, marbled boards, 541 pages. Six original color plates intact. Foxing and toning to plates and pages. Very Good condition. Plates: Mo-Hon-Go, an Osage Woman [frontispiece]; Se-Quo-Yah, inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet; Shin-Ga-Ba-W’ossin, a Chippeway Chief; Red Jacket, a Seneca War Chief; Shar-I-Tar-Ish, a Pawnee Chief; and Chippeway Squaw & Child.

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        Capriccio mit einem Obelisken und weiteren antiken Ruinen.

      . Feder in Schwarzbraun, auf festem Bütten. 20,5:13,8 cm. Skizzenbuchblatt. Möglicherweise Vorzeichnung für eine Radierung. Provenienz: Sammlung Heinrich Beckmann, Bremen (1874-1940), Lugt Suppl. 2756a. Vergleichsliteratur: Das Capriccio als Kunstprinzip. Zur Vorgeschichte der Moderne von Arcimboldo und Callot bis Tiepolo und Goya. Malerei - Zeichnung - Graphik. Hrsg. von E. Mai. Mailand, 1996, Kat. Nr. Z 16, Abb. S. 329.. Nach 1767 begann Legeay in London mit der jährlichen Veröffentlichung von graphischen Folgen bei dem Graphikverleger Huquier in Paris zusammengefaßt unter dem Titel "Collection de divers sujets de Vases, Tombeaux, Ruines et Fontaine".

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