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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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        Éléments d'économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale

      Lausanne: L. Corbaz & Cie, Paris: Guillaumin & Cie, Basel: H. Georg,, 1874-1877. 2 parts in one octavo volume (210 × 137 mm). Contemporary red pebble grained cloth, red pebbled calf spine, ruled and lettered gilt, marbled paper endpapers. With 3 folding plates comprising 15 figures. Reader's scattered pencil marginalia in French throughout. Spine ends and board edges rubbed, inner hinges cracked but firm. A very good copy. First edition of both parts, written by one of the leading mathematical economists. In 1874, three years after Jevons and Menger, but independently of them, Walras enunciated the theory of marginal utility in his Eléments d'Économie politique pure. In this work he continued and refined the work inherited from his father and was successful in developing the law of general equilibrium which made him famous. The work falls into two parts: one dealing with the theory of exchange (pp. 1-208), the other (pp. 209-377) with the theory of production. "The book regards exchange as the central economic phenomenon and treats all other branches of economic study in relation to this central fact" (Batson.) Walras operates with essentially the same concepts as Jevons, but he searches continuously for solutions of the most general character. Like Jevons and Menger, he bases exchange-value on utility and limitation of quantity. Following his father, he uses the term rareté, which he defines as the "dérivée de l'utilité effective par rapport à la quantité possédée". In other words, rareté is the same as marginal utility. The desire to equalize marginal utilities (according to Gossen's second law) will lead to exchange. And this desire, together with the stocks of goods possessed by each individual, will give a determinate demand or supply for each individual. This can be represented by a functional equation or by a curve. Walras was influenced by Cournot, and it was probably this influence which enabled him to combine a utility theory of value with a mathematically precise theory of market equilibrium. In spite, or because, of the difficulties which he experienced in this task, Walras was increasingly led to enunciate a general, non-utilitarian theory of economic equilibrium, expressed in terms of functional equations. He is, therefore, essentially the economist's economist, rather than of the general reader or the politician.

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        BULLETIN DE L ' ASSOCIATION BELGE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE ( SOUS LE PROTECTORAT DU ROI ) MAI 1874 - AVRIL 1875 PREMIERE ANNEE N° 1 à N° 12

      - RARISSIME COLLECTION DE TETE de cette société fondée à BRUXELLES le 17 MAI 1874 . TIRAGE A 500 EXEMPLAIRES . Numéros : 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6-7 ,8-9 , 10-11 , 12 . En tout 391 pages , ornées de :3 HELIOTYPIES , 1 PHOTOGRAPHIE AU CHARBON , 3 PHOTOLITHOGRAPHIES , 2 EPREUVES SUR PAPIER ALBUMINE , 3 PHOTOGRAVURES . 150 x 235 mm . Reliure demi chagrin à nerfs , dos orné . Petits frottements à la reliure ,trèe rares rousseurs provoquées par les serpentes . Sinon ensemble en parfait état de cette revue très technique . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Principles of Science. A Treatise on Logic and Scientific Method

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1874. 2 volumes, octavo. Original brown pebble-grain cloth, spines lettered in gilt, green coated endpapers. Frontispiece with tissue guard. From the library of Bowdoin College with library tickets to spines and bookplate to front pastedowns. Spines rolled and cracked but holding, hinges starting tips worn, minor foxing to contents. A very good set. First edition of this pioneering work on logic and induction. Six years in the making, Jevons here argues against Baconian empirical procedure and in favour of the Newtonian approach: "I endeavour to show that hypothetical anticipation of nature is an essential part of inductive inquiry, and that it is the Newtonian method of deductive reasoning combined with elaborate experimental verification, which has led to all the greatest triumphs of scientific research" (p. vii). He asserts that the empirical sciences stem from logic and takes the inverse method of probabilities as an inductive ideal, arguing that "the logical value of every inductive result must be determined consciously or unconsciously, according to the principles of the inverse method of probability" (p. vii). As early as 1865, Jevons began construction of a "reasoning machine, or logical abacus" (Papers, 4.69) which he demonstrated before the Royal Society in January 1870; it was later recognized as a forerunner of twentieth-century computers, and is held today at the History of Science Museum in Oxford (ODNB).

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        The Yosemite Guide -Book: A Description of the Yosemite Valley & the Adjacent Region of the Sierra, and of the Big Trees of California

      Cambridge, MA: Published by Authority of the Legislature, 1874. Early printing. Original cloth. New edition, revised and corrected information about the Yosemite region and by improved maps. 12mo. 186pp; 3pp Supplementary Notice. 4 maps (color fold-out frontis with tissue guard; 1 fold-out; 1 full-page; large folding map in rear pocket); tissue guards. Printed by University Press: Welch, Bigelow & Co., Cambridge, MA. Original green cloth with black and gilt lettering and ornamentation; all edges gilt. End paper hinges separated but holding; minor wear to extremities else near fine. The most attractive of the Whitney "...pocket editions...They contain a good deal of information that is still useful and are full of interestig historical allusions." - Farquhar 7f. A folding color map shows mid-California from San Francisco to Yosemite and Mono Lake [dated 1872]; there is a large folding map of the Sierra Nevada adjacent to the Yosemite Valley; another folding map and a single-page sketch of the Hetch-Hetchy Valley. (Howell 50:930; Rocq 5171; Howell 50, 930; Howes W389).

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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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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Bayreuth, 19. VI. 1874.. 1 S. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "In diesem Augenblick mit Obliegenheiten aller Arten überhäuft, ersuchte mich mein Mann Ihnen mit den freundlichsten Grüßen, Ihnen zu melden dass er Sie mit grosser Freude, in Folge Ihrer Meldung, den 28ten dieses Monates erwartet, und dass Kapellmeister Richter hier anwesend ist, und sich sehr darauf freut mit Ihnen gemeinschaftlich zu arbeiten. Indem ich mit grossem Vergnügen mich des Auftrags meines Mannes entledigte, füge ich seinen Grüssen die Versicherung meiner Hochachtung bei [...]".

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        Pharmacographia: A history of the principal drugs of vegetable origin, met with in Great Britain and British India.

      Macmillan and Co., London 1874 - 8vo. Pp xv, (v), 704. Publisher's roan-backed boards, heavily rubbed and with extensive light damp staining to both boards. Inner hinges weak. Teg. Other edges stained red. Dated (16 October 1874) presentation copy from the authors (in the hand of Hanbury) to Colonel Henry Yule (the owner of Tarradale House). Pasted to the half title is a card in memory of Daniel Hanbury. Pasted to the verso of the half title is a 44 line manuscript letter, signed, from Fluckiger to Yule discussing the death of Hanbury. At the end of the volume is 1 page draft by Hanbury and initialed by him discussing Yule's review of the book in the Geographical magazine. From the library of Tarradale House with its bookplate to the front paste-down endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        5 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.,

      Göttingen, 1861-1874. - An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875). - „[.] Wöhler gilt als Pionier der organischen Chemie wegen seiner Synthese von Oxalsäure durch Hydrolyse von Dicyan 1824 und von Harnstoff aus Ammoniumcyanat im Jahre 1828. Diese Synthesen eröffneten das Feld der Biochemie, da zum ersten Mal Stoffe, die bisher nur von lebenden Organismen bekannt waren, aus ‚unbelebter‘ Materie künstlich erzeugt werden konnten. Diese In-vitro-Synthesen wurden zunächst von den Chemikern kaum wahrgenommen, da die Zeit dafür noch nicht reif war. Mit zunehmendem Erfolg der Chemiker auf dem Gebiet der organischen Synthesechemie sah man aber Wöhlers Synthese immer mehr als Beginn dieses Zweiges der Chemie an, womit sich rund um die Harnstoffsynthese geradezu ein ‚Schöpfungsmythos‘ der organischen Chemie entwickelte, der bis heute in vielen Chemielehrbüchern, aber auch historischen Darstellungen zu finden ist [.]" (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Tlw. gefalt. bzw. mit min. Randläsuren. - Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Four phases of morals: Socrates, Aristotle, Christianity, Utilitarianism

      Edmonston and Douglas, 1874. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; NOT ex-library; some darkening to green cloth boards, especially spine; paper title label on spine torn and largely illegible; some movement to binding but pages are secure; pages clean with no foxing. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Dictionnaire raisonné de l'architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle (10 TOMES complet pour cette édition)

      Chez la Veuve A. Morel & Cie, éditeur à Paris,1874-1876,, in 8 (24,5 x 17 cm), XV + 506 + 544 + 514 + 509 + 563 + 456 + 570 + 523 + 552 + (table analytique, volume 10 non paginé avec 500 pages environs). Illustration d'un portrait gravé de l'auteur en frontispice, et abondante iconographie en noir dans le texte. Reliure d'époque demi chagrin à coins rouge foncé, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons, palette et roulettes dorés, plats avec roulette dorée, Monogramme marqué "S.M." en doré dans le coin supérieur du premier plat, tranche de tête dorée, reliures avec étiquette sur quelques volumes "Institution des sourds-muets Besançon St Claude Frère Renovat Joseph chargé des ateliers de reliure", quelques volumes signées en doré dans le décor près de la coiffe inférieure "J. Renovat" ou "J.B. Charmier" donc du responsable de l'atelier. +++++++ Bel ensemble complet de ses dix volumes dont sa table analytique (Tome 10 intégralement) de cet ouvrage de référence de Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-Le-Duc (1814-1879) réputé pour ses restaurations du patrimoine historique, mais également grand théoricien de l'art architectural médiéval. La parution originale entre 1854 et 1868 comportait 5000 pages et 3367 gravures sur bois, vaste projet qui vise à mettre à la disposition du public les connaissances historiques et pratiques disponibles sur l?'architecture médiévale. Le Dictionnaire raisonné eut un énorme succès avec deux rééditions et une réimpression deux ans après sa mort, et reste encore aujourd'hui un ouvrage de référence - Reliure en très bon état, intérieur très frais pratiquement exempt de rousseurs (quelques rousseurs sur le frontispice du tome I), Très bel exemplaire..

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        The First Book of Records of the Town of Southampton with Other Ancient Documents of Historic Value

      Sag-Harbor, NY: John H. Hunt, Book and Job Printer. 1874. First. First edition. Half diced leather with leather spine label gilt and linen cloth boards. 177 pp. Hairline crack to the front joint and a stain on the rear board, else a tight and attractive, very good copy. Exceptionally uncommon. OCLC locates three copies, no auction records in the last several decades. .

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        DEEP-SEA FISHING AND FISHING BOATS. an account of the practical working of the various fisheries around the British Islands, with illustrations and descriptions of the boats, nets, and other gear in use

      Edward Stanford 1874 - ppxvi 429 + advert leaf. 15 engraved plates, one folding, plus text illustrations. one of the scarcest and most important late 19th century books on commercial fishing. the first part of the work describes the various methods of fishing and the boats utilised, followed by accounts of the fishing stations of England [and Wales & the Channel Islands], Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Ireland. together with a chapter on Fishery Regulations, and an appendix detailing the current regulations for the lettering, numbering, and registration of British Fishing Boats. a good clean copy, recased in the original binding, with new end-papers 005 018 803

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        Atlas of Cuyahoga County Ohio

      1874. LAKE, D.J. Atlas of Cuyahoga County Ohio. 205 pp. Illustrated with 48 views, of which two are double page, and 58 hand-coloured maps, of which 27 are double-page, including a double-page map of the United States. Tall folio, 410 x 370 mm, bound in original morocco-backed publisher's boards. Philadelphia: Titus, Simmons and Titus, 1874. |~||~| |~||~| An impressive example of nineteenth-century American bookmaking at its very best. The splendid hand-coloured maps were engraved by Worley and Bracher and the views were lithographed by H.J.Toudy. The first half of the atlas deals with the city of Cleveland with maps of the various wards and depictions of some of the houses of the more prosperous residents. The second part deals with the surrounding towns and villages. The opening double page view is signed A. Ruger. Presumably this is Albert Ruger a successful nineteenth-century artist who specialized in maps and city views. The views have a certain charming naive quality, but are a unique pictorial record of the development of America's cities in the second half of the nineteenth century. These nineteenth-century American atlases are now very uncommon especially complete and in good condition as here. Most copies have been segmented for the attractive individual views and framed separately. Binding a little worn and rubbed but sound, an unusually fine copy. Subject to a facsimile edition in 1975. |~||~||~||~|

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        The German Arctic Expedition of 1869-70, and Narrative of the Wreck of the 'Hansa' in the Ice

      London Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle 1874. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Some light scattered foxing. Cruising Association label on paste-down, stamps to cover and blind stamps First Edition in English Green hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges 250mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). viii, 583pp. Colour frontispiece and 3 coloured plates, 31 plain plates and two maps, one folding.

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        Untersuchungen über die Vegetationsformen von Coccobacteria septica und den Antheil, welchen sie an der Entstehung und Verbreitung der accidentellen Wundkrankheiten haben. Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Kritik der verschiedenen Methoden antiseptischer Wundbehandlung.

      Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1874.. Gr.-8°. Mit 5 Kupfertafeln und einem Textholzschnitt. XIV, 244 SS. OHln. (beschabt, etwas fleckig und angestaubt, oberes Kapital mit Einriss).. Lesky 438. Schönbauer 307: "Diese Arbeit [...] vermehrte wohl die Kenntnisse von den Bakterien - Billroth erkannte den Streptokokkus und benannte ihn -, aber sie weist noch nicht nach, daß die Mikroorganismen die Wundkrankheiten verursachen. Das gelang erst Robert Koch. Er war durch das Buch über die Coccobacteria septica zu seinen Untersuchungen angeregt worden".- Erste Ausgabe der bedeutenden Schrift.- "Als erster erkannte und benannte (Billroth) die Streptokokken (ohne festen Nährboden und Anilinfärbung) und stellte mit dem Ruf 'Reinlichkeit bis zur Ausschweifung' damals bereits die Forderung nach der aseptischen Methode in den Raum" (Enzyklopädie Medizingeschichte).- Vorsätze erneuert, etwas gebräunt und vereinzelt fleckig, die Tafeln im Rand stärker braunfleckig.

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        The German Arctic Expedition of 1869-70, and Narrative of the Wreck of the 'Hansa' in the Ice

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Some light scattered foxing. Cruising Association label on paste-down, stamps to cover and blind stamps. 1874. First Edition in English. Green hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges. 250mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). viii, 583pp. Colour frontispiece and 3 coloured plates, 31 plain plates and two maps, one folding. .

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        Gesamtans., "Werdohl a/d Lenne von der Borghelle aufgenommen".

      . Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) v. A. Lüttmann b. Elkan & C. ( vormals Arnz & Co ), vor 1874, 27 x 42,7. Westfalia Picta, Bd. II, S. 223 mit Abb. der 1. bekannten Geamtansicht von Werdohl. Blick von einer Anhöhe zur Stadt. Mittig zwei Brücken über die Lenne. Auf der Eisenbahnbrücke ein Zug, rechts zum Bahnhof fahrend. Die Ansicht zeigt auch noch die - in der Mitte des Ortes liegende - Kilianskirche, die 1874 abgebrochen wurde. ( vergl. bei Westf. picta ).

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        120 ink caricatures.

      Vienna, 1874-6 - Hugo Hoegel (1854-1921) was a Viennese law student in the 1870s, later becoming a noted legal scholar. These notebooks contain his accomplished (and often quite funny) caricatures of notable figures of the day, mainly European royalty and Austrian politicians, but including Richard Wagner, Queen Victoria and tenor Heinrich Sontheim. The captions suggest that they were adapted from illustrations in contemporary journals, but their confident execution suggest that they are not mere copies. 2 vols., 8vo (190 × 115 mm), one or two ink caricatures to each page (rectos only), minute ink captions, a few pencil additions at end, numerous blanks at the end of the second volume, loosely inserted table of contents. Cloth backed notebooks (one with label of stationer M. Trentsensky, Vienna), slightly rubbed. Each volume inscribed 'Hugo Hoegel'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of a Sportsman

      London George Routledge and Sons 1874. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and bumped. Neatly rebacked with new eps retaining the majority of original spine. Light foxing with some darkening to page ends. Details of previous owner on verso of frontis illustration. Tissue guarded plates bright. Contents tight First Edition Red/gilt hardback cloth cover with gilt equestrian motif 260mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). vi, 402pp. 38 hand-coloured coloured illustrations, some tipped in.

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        Recherches sur l'inflammation des trompes utérines et ses conséquences. [Ensemble] De l'utérus pubescent. [Ensemble] Lésions utérines et névropathies hystériques. [Ensemble] Aputation du col de l'utérus. [Ensemble] Traitement du cancer du col de l'utérus. [Ensemble] Du cancer du col de l'utérus au point de vue de la conception de la grossesse et de l'accouchement. Ect...

      Rare meeting of 10 items female gynecology original edition, published between 1870 and 1874 Each section has its own title page, with the exception of one sample periodically. The assembly is illustrated in the several figures and text color of a board. Sheepskin half brown. Smooth back. 2 pieces of red morocco title. Rubbed back. Upper jaw cracked. Following the articles entitled: Treatment of hemorrhages die by quinine sulfate. Contribution to the study of membranous dysmenorrhea. The danger of operations performed on the cervix. Obstacles that the cervix can bring to birth. Delahaye; Baillères Paris 1870 In 8 (14x21,5cm) 98; 16; 101; 15; 16: 6; 100; 42; 99; 37; 99pp.

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        Robert Helmont. Etudes et paysages

      Edition for which it was not derived great papers. Bound in half morocco chocolate grief, back with five nerves decorated double gilded boxes enriched their centers golden figure Sarcey, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author to his friend Sarcey. A discrete annotation pen at the top of the title page probably from the hand of dedicatee, nice copy. E. Dentu Paris 1874 11x18cm relié

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        Le sang de la coupe. - Trente-six ballades joyeuses

      New edition. Binding half shagreen burgundy corners, back with four nerves set with ornate golden golden double dotted boxes decorated with floral golden dishes marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head. Our copy is enriched with a laudatory autograph letter signed and dated by the author to his close friend Edmond de Goncourt. Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1874 9,5x16,5cm relié

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        La Tentation de Saint-Antoine

      First Edition.Bound in half chocolate grief, back to 5 bands embellished with gilt, date in foot golden head. Charpentier & Cie Paris 1874 15,5x23cm relié

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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. In Twelve Volumes. With a Frontis Plate to Each Volume; Plus Illustrations in Volumes 7 & 12.

      Smith, Elder, & Co. 1874. Volume two is dated 1873, the rest are all 1874. The works are as follows: 1. Vanity Fair.- 2. Pendennis.- 3. The Newcomes.- 4. Henry Esmond. Barry Lyndon.- 5. The Virginians.- 6. The adventures of Philipp.- 7. The Paris Sketch Book.; The Irish Sketch Book.; & Notes of a journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo..- 8. The history of Samuel Titmarsh and the great hoggarty diamond. Memoirs of Mr. C. J. Yellowpush.; Burlesques.- 9. The book of Snobs.; Sketches of life and character.; Etc. etc.- 10. Roundabout papers.; The four Georges.; The English Humourists. ; & The second funeral of Napoleon.- 11. Catherine.; Lovel the widower.; Denis Duval.; Ballads. Etc.- 12. The Christmas books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh.; Mrs. Perkins's ball.; Etc. etc. ------------------------------------------------------ The twelve volumes are bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, with gilt ruling to covers, gilt decoration to spines, two gilt lettered labels to each volume, marbled endpapers, and all edges marbled. Light scuffing to extremities and spines. foxing and browning to the first and last few pages of each volume. otherwise a a nice, tight, and attractive library set.

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        seder Haggadah shel Pesach im perushim yekarim umo'ilim [Hagada haggada Passover] BOUND WITH: Sefer Poel Tzedek 1866 c.e.

      Yudlov 1434, Yaari 1074. 36 leaves. Published without illustrations. Stained. Apparently an extremely rare edition New three quarter leather binding. Bound in: Sefer Poel Tzedek 1866 c.e. 48 leaves. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cast catalogue of antique sculpture; With an introduction to the study of ornament

      Lee and Shepard, Boston 1874 - (iv), 200 p., 13 leaves of plates. 12 x 10 inches. Illustrated with 13 albumen photographs, most about 7 inches square. In most cases, each plate shows 6 separate photographs of sculpture. Original cloth with black embossed title and decorations, solid and in very good condition. In addition to the title page, the first plate is a photograph showing sculpture along with a simulated engraving of the title page text. Text block and photographs are in very good + condition, clean and bright with no foxing. Photographs are contrasty and not faded. A very good copy of a scarce title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

      London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1874 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nice clean copy of Lord Macaulay's Essays. School prize bindingBound in calf leather with marbled edges and gilt lettering and decoration. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay (1800 1859) was a nineteenth-century British poet, historian and Whig politician and one of the two Members of Parliament for Edinburgh. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. The Edinburgh Review, founded in 1802, was one of the most influential British magazines of the 19th century. It ceased publication in 1929. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the condition is very good..

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        1874 GREVILLE MEMOIRS CHARLES GREVILLE 1ST EDITION 8 VOLUME SET FULL LEATHER QUEEN VICTORIA KING WILLIAM RARE $$$

      THE GREVILLE MEMOIRS1874-87; Charles Greville; 1st Part 2nd Edition, 2nd/3rd Parts First Editions; London, Longmans, Green and Co.; Full Rebound Leather, Re-Backed; Each About 400 Pages; w5.5"xh8.5"; Very Rare!!! Great For any History/Royalty Fan or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; Complete in Three Parts in Eight Volumes!!!Attributes:Eight Gorgeous, sleek full leather cover designs with ornate stamped floral centerpieces to both sides and stamped borders, gold outer borders, ornate gold bindings with faint stamping, gold floral gilding to cover/inner cover edges, marble end pages and a Great History Read!!!Some Contents Included:JOURNAL OF THE REIGNS OF KING GEORGE IV AND KING WILLIAM IV, OF QUEEN VICTORIA 1837-1852, OF QUEEN VICTORIA 1852-1860, ETC.!!!Background: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).The memoirs appeared in three sets?"one volume for 1817 to 1837 and two for the period from 1837 to 1860, published in 1875, three volumes in 1885 and two in 1887. When the first series appeared in 1875 some passages caused extreme offence.In 1874, when it became known that Greville's diary was going to be printed, the news caused an uproar. Queen Victoria wrote that she was "horrified and indignant at this dreadful and really scandalous book. Mr Greville's indiscretion, indelicacy, ingratitude, betrayal of confidence and shameful disloyalty towards his Sovereign make it very important that the book should be severely censored and discredited". She also said that "The tone in which he speaks of royalty is unlike anything which one sees in history, even of people hundreds of years ago, and is most reprehensible...Of George IV he speaks in such shocking language, language not fit for any gentleman to use".Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 ?" 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India.Condition:Conditions are Good/Very Good.  Some wear to edges, missing a little leather to some corners, bookplates, tiny bit of gold touch up to a few corners, missing one upper spine label, pages/hinges/text blocks are very good for over 125/35 years old!!!

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        Photographien alter Möbel von der Ausstellung im Oesterreichischen Museum 1874]. [39 (von 40) Originalphotographien].

      o. Angaben, (1874) - Träger 18 x 24.5 cm; Photographien ca. 10 x 14 cm, Lose Photographien a. Halbkarton-Trägern in Priv.-HLwd.-Mappe, Bibliotheksex.: die etwas gewellten Träger sind an den Stegen von alter Hand nummeriert u. mit Bibliotheksstempeln versehen, oft staub- oder lichtrandig u. tlw. fingerfleckig, wenige mit Reissnagelloch; wenige Photographien an den Rändern tlw. etw. ausgeblichen; die (von der Bibliothek als solche nummerierte) Tafel 27 fehlt. (Die Mappe berieben u. m. Bibliotheksschildern versehen.) Alle Photographien sind unten rechts mit «L. V. Angerer» prägegestempel, was auf das Atelier der Brüder Ludwig und Viktor Angerer verweist; die Bibliothek betitelte handschriftlich die Mappe mit «Angerer / Photogr. alter Möbel», worauf obiger Titel und das Erscheinungsjahr beruht. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works

      London: Chapman and Hall, , 1874-6. 30 volumes, octavo (195 x 126 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, marbled sides, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, compartments richly gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. With the original black and white illustrations throughout. Extremities lightly rubbed, a few volumes with small nicks to joints and inner hinges partially cracked, occasional light foxing to margins of text blocks, short closed tears to fore margins of a few leaves. An excellent set. An attractively bound complete set of the illustrated Library edition of Dickens's works.

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        Book of Mormon

      Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Plano, IL 1874 - Full brown leather binding with blind embossed design on front and back with gold gilt title and gold ruling within raised bands and five compartments. Rubbing to corners, boards and edges. Slight separation at top of spine but binding is firm. Marbled endpapers and faded marbling on edges. Front endpaper has slight separation at bottom. Edges are browned. Some foxing to the pages but interior is relatively clean. A few scattered pencil markings. Prior to this printing the RLDS used the 1858 James Wright published Book of Mormon, basically a re-printing of the 1840 Nauvoo edition. Two editions were printed in 1874, this and one in Lamoni, Iowa. The Plano edition is considered the first and more scarce edition. Sabin states that this edition in fact is not a re-print of the third American edition, as stated on title page, rather it follows the Liverpool stereotyped edition of 1852. Our copy, according to the inscription in front and back (plus C.A. Parkin, Grocer stamped on first page) was owned by Charles A. Parkin (1847-1924), who served as branch president of the San Francisco RLDS up to the 1906 earthquake. "It seems as if S.F. branch is broken up, so many have gone away. Everything we had was burned.more than two thirds of S.F. branch lost their homes and the rest lost businesses". This copy was an earthquake survivor. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works

      London, Chapman and Hall,, 1874-76. 32 volumes, octavo. Contemporary half blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Illustrated throughout by amongst others Robert Seymour, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz), George Cattermole, John Leech. A handsome set in very good condition. Comprising 30 volumes "Works of Charles Dickens", Illustrated Library Edition and 2 volumes "The Life of Charles Dickens" by John Forster, Library Edition. A beautiful example of what Dickens called "The Best Edition of My Works".

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        I.O.G.B. How It was Born and How It Died

      [No place: no publisher]. 1874. First. Illustrated wrappers. 71pp. Small octavo. Small chip front wrap, tear about halfway down the spine edge, still a pleasing, very good example. A parody on Donaldson's failed ballooning attempt to cross with Atlantic in what is here called the Indian Orchard Gas Bag, a balloon lined with muslin manufactured by Indian Orchard. Scarce. OCLC locates three copies. .

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        RUBENS. Sus viajes a España y noticias de sus cuadros de las casas reales de Austria y de Borbón

      - Madrid, 1874. 8º. 386 p. Plena piel gofrada, nervios y tejuelos, cortes dorados. - Magnífica primera edición. Raro. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Discursos históricos de la muy noble, y muy leal ciudad de Murcia y su Reino

      Murcia, Librería de Miguel Tornel y Olmos 1874 - Fol. (31 x 20,8 cm.) XXIV p. inc. portada y frontis grabado, 566 p. 17 láminas grabadas a toda plana. Preciosa encuadernación de época en chagreen verde, greca dorada y plancha gofrada en ambos planos, lomo con nervios, hilos y hierros dorados, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes dorados, guardas de moaré rosa. Tercera edición de la obra más importante para la historia y genealogía murcianas. La primera edición vio la luz en 1621 y la segunda en 1775. tanto la segunda como la tercera son preferidas por los bibliófilos por “haberse añadido noticias de familias nobles establecidas en Murcia después de la muerte del autor, el complemento del catálogo de los obispos de Cartagena y Murcia, la descripción de monumentos construidos después de 1621 y las declaraciones de los colores que deben llevar los escudos según las reglas del blasón” Magnífico ejemplar con preciosa encuadernación de época. Palau, 47160 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO St.MATTHEW, St.MARK, St.LUKE, St.JOHN. London, Sampson Law, Marston, Low and Searle, 1874 - 1878.

      Testo inglese. Opera completa in quattro parti raccolte in due volumi. Prima edizione. Cm.43x31. Pg.264. Legatura del primo volume in tela e del secondo in mz.pelle e mz.tela, con abrasioni alle cerniere. Titoli e filetti in oro ai dorsi. Ogni parte consta di doppio frontespizio decorato, a due colori. Il Vangelo di Matteo consta di 40 tavole (una mancante), quello di Marco di 24, Luca di 39 (una mancante) e Giovanni di 27, per un totale di 130 belle tavole all'acquaforte da dipinti di Alexandre Bida. Ogni tavola conserva la carta di presentazione e la velina protettiva. Testo in cornicetta rossa a doppio filo. Il Catalogo dell'8 Novembre 1873 degli Editori Sampson Law, Marston, Low and Searle così presentava l'imponente opera: "The Drawings, Etchings and Engravings have been twelve years in preparation, and an idea of the importance of this splendid Work may be gathered from the fact that upwards of Fifty Thousand Pounds have been expended on its production". Le tavole dei Vangeli sono considerate la principale opera del pittore, disegnatore e litografo francese Alexandre Bida (Toulouse, 1823 ? Bühl, 1895), allievo di Delacroix e seguace di Decamps e di Raffet.

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        Souvenirs d'une mission aux États-Unis d'Amérique

      Dunod 1874 - Paris 1874. 1 volume/1. -- EDITION ORIGINALE -- Reliure éditeur cartonnée percaline bleue . Format in-8°( 22,2 x 14,8 cm )( 564 gr ). -------- II-175 pages + les 7 cartes dépliantes in-fine : 1) Carte. Itinéraire général. - 2) : Carte des environs de New York. - 3) : Environs de San Francisco, avec vue de l'entrée de la baie. - 4) : Navigation intérieure : Ferry boat (.) Steam-Boat de la ligne de New York à Albany. - 5) : Wagons à lits dits Silver Palace Cars. - 6) : Pont suspendus modernes : pont de Niagara Falls. - 7) : Chemin de fer du pacifique, profil en long. **************** Relation d'un voyage à travers les Etats-Unis , consacré à l'étude sur l'évolution de l'art de la construction dans le domaine des travaux publics depuis une trentaine d'années "" ************** Très bon exemplaire , sans piqures ou rousseurs bien complet de toutes les cartes . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El sombrero de tres picos : historia verdadera de un sucedido que anda en romances escrita ahora tal y como pasó

      - Literatura española. Novela. Siglo XIX. (821.134.2-3) Casa editorial de Medina y Navarro. Madrid. 1874 18 cm. 206 p. Encuadernación en tapa dura con lomo estampado. Alarcón, Pedro Antonio de 1833-1891. Por Pedro Antonio de Alarcón. Imprenta de la Biblioteca de Instrucción y Recreo. Palau lo supone impreso hacia 1874. Cubierta deslucida, últimas páginas algo manchadas. 1ª Edición Cubierta deslucida. Cubierta deslucida. 38F [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I.O.G.B. How It was Born and How It Died

      [No place: no publisher]. 1874. First. Illustrated wrappers. 71pp. Small octavo. Small chip front wrap, tear about halfway down the spine edge, still a pleasing, very good example. A parody on Donaldson's failed ballooning attempt to cross with Atlantic in what is here called the Indian Orchard Gas Bag, a balloon lined with muslin manufactured by Indian Orchard. Scarce. OCLC locates three copies. .

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        Les Pléiades

      Stockholm: Jos. Müller & Cie, 1874. First edition. Three quarter calf over marbled boards, five raised bands ruled in gilt, morocco lettering piece, five compartments with gilt flowers and decorations, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. A very good copy, spine and boards rubbed, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, scattered foxing, heavier to blanks and first and last few leaves. 12mo. The most important novel by Gobineau (1816-1882) whose later work is often overshadowed by his "Essau sur l'inegalitie des races humaines," written twenty years earlier. "Shows a debt to Stendhal (whom Gobineau, like Balzac, appreciated when few other critics did)" Harvey & Haseltine, p. 313. With the rise fascism and racial theories, and a look towards a mythological past, a Gobineau revival occurred in France between the two world wars. Cocteau wrote "Ce roman sublime enseigne que le destin travaille dans une zone où nos signes d'intelligence cessent de signifier;" but Roman Rolland added the caution that in Count de Gobineau we see the "same avowed scorn for progress, for liberalism, for that 'humanitarian opium,' for democratic ideals -the same tragic and haughty vision of the struggle of the races- the same voluntary selection of absolute power in the State and Church, here below and in heaven above." (For a complete discussion see "Nineteenth-Century French Fiction Writers: Naturalism and Beyond, 1860-1900. Ed. Catharine Savage Brosman in Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 123). "Trés recherché," Clouzot, "Guide du bibliophile français : bibliographie pratique des ?"uvres littéraires françaises du XIXe siècle. Carteret I, p. 346. Clouzot (Nouv.ed.) p. 134.

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