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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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        Bibliotheca Cornubiensis. A Catalogue of the Writings, Both Manuscript and Printed, of Cornishmen, and of Works Relating to the County of Cornwall with Biographical Memoranda and Copious Literary References

      London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer 1874-82, 1874. Three volumes. xii; vii; (i); ix; 1512 pages. Some light foxing. New endpapers. Original brown cloth neatly rebacked with the spines relaid, rubbed at the edges. A good sound set, of this the most detailed and substantial bibliography of books relating to the county of Cornwall.. First Ed. 4to.. Book.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Düsseldorf, September 1874.. 1 S. Gr.-8vo.. An Herrn Conzen: "[ ] Es ist mir lieb, Ihnen endlich das Bild abliefern zu können. Ich glaubte ganz sicher gegen Ende Mai damit fertig zu werden, jedoch bei der außerordentlichen Ausführung und aus Liebe zu meiner Arbeit war es mir leider nicht eher möglich. Ob Herr Oehme sich wohl noch einmal, daß er sagte wenn Sie es mir zu diesen Preise zusagen, und ich das Bild verkaufe, so werde ich den Gewinn mit Ihnen theilen'? Ich diesem Falle hätte ich noch Hoffnung, daß ich für den großen Zeitaufwand in etwa entschädigt würde. Bitte, wenn Sie das Bild absenden, dabei zu bemerken, daß es nicht zu früh gefirnißt wird [ ]" - Preyer war seit 1822 Schüler von Peter von Cornelius und Wilhelm von Schadow an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie. 1835 studierte er in Holland die niederländische Malerei des 17.Jh., ging 1837 mit seinem Bruder Gustav und mit Johann Peter Hasenclever nach München, reiste 1840 nach Oberitalien, war 1841/42 wieder in Düsseldorf tätig und malte 1843 erneut in München und Italien. 1848 hielt er sich mit Hasenclever in Berlin auf. Er schuf kleinformatige idyllische Landschaften und vor allem Blumen- und Früchtestilleben.

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        Fru Inger til Östrat. Skuespil i fem Handlinger. 2. gennemsete og rettede Udgave.

      . Kbhvn. 1874. 181 s. Orig. komponeret hellaerred med tresidet guldsnit. Tidligere ejernavn trykt med blindstempel pa titelblad. Enkelte blade med plet forneden, enkelte blade let bruneret. Inderste fals sprunget forneden..

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        The Life and Explorations of Dr Livingstone. Carefully Compiled From Reliable Sources.

      . London, 14, Ivy Lane and Newcastle on Tyne: Adam & Co. c. 1874 (lithographed titlepage) / Edward Slater, Cononley, Near Leeds no date (ordinary titlepage). With 20 lithographed plates + lithographed titlepage with the portrait of Dr. Livingstone. 4to. VIII + 632 pp. Contemporary full leather, spine with gilt leaf motif in panels and front and back boards decorated with intricate designs of lion and huts and other depictions within the gilt edged panels (front- and backboard are alike)..

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        Im Albanergebirge

      1874. Feder über Bleistift auf Papier mit Wasserzeichen "P", recto die Darstellung eines Römerpaares, dort unten rechts bezeichnet und datiert: "Grotta ferrata e S. Marino 5 April 74 Ostern", verso mit der Studie zweier Reiter, 22,2 x 28,4 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Hans Thoma betritt Italien zum ersten Mal im Februar 1874. Da war er bereits 34 Jahre alt und hatte nach wiederholten Ablehnungen und Rückschlägen endlich in Otto Scholderer einen Förderer und in Gustave Courbet ein Ideal seiner Kunst gefunden. Anders als viele andere Künstler, die in jungen Jahren nach Italien kamen und denen die südliche Sonne wie eine Erweckung erschien, war Thoma ein gestandener und geprüfter Künstler, dessen Kunstvorstellung bereits auf sein Italienerlebnis Einfluss nahm und nicht umgekehrt. Am 5. April 1874 sah Thoma auf einem Ausflug von Rom über Frascati und Tuscolo nach Grottaferrata ein römisches Paar, das ihn nachhaltig beeindruckte. In seinen Lebenserinnerungen schildert er die Szene wie folgt: "Einen eigenen Eindruck machte mir ein schönes Römerpaar, er in der Campagnolentracht mit Hut und Mantel, sie eine wunderschöne schwarzhaarige Frau; sie schritten rüstig daher und führten zwei weiße Rosse hinter sich, ein zottiger weißer Hirtenhund begleitete sie."1 Unsere Zeichnung ist die künstlerische Notiz eben jener Begegnung. In groben Bleistiftumrissen hat Thoma die Komposition zügig festgehalten. Die nervösen Federstiche erforschen die Details und konkretisieren den flüchtigen Moment. Im folgenden Jahr hat Thoma die Komposition wieder aufgegriffen, sie allerdings stark verändert. Er hat die Szenerie ins Hochformat gezogen, das Paar durch eine leichte Staffelung von einander getrennt, den in den Aufzeichnungen erwähnten Hund eingeführt und besonders den intensiven Blick der Frau vom Betrachter weg in die Ferne gewendet. Insgesamt verleiht das neue Arrangement dem Bild einen monumentalen Charakter (Vgl.-Abb. 10). Die lockere Spontaneität unserer Zeichnung weicht in der späteren Version einem abgeriegelten Bildraum und einer bedeutungsschweren Stille, die für viele Arbeiten Thomas so charakteristisch ist. Doch auch unsere Zeichnung ist bereits in der bedrängenden Frontalität äußerst ungewöhnlich und widerspricht gängigen Ideen eines klassischen Bildaufbaus. Zwar findet sich eine gewisse Tiefenstaffelung, doch vor der reliefartigen Strukturierung weicht die Räumlichkeit zurück. Aber gerade diese direkte Konfrontation macht die Zeichnung besonders ansprechend, denn sie fesselt durch die Kombination von spontanem Wirklichkeitseindruck und vollständig artifiziell gestaltetem Arrangement. Auf der anderen Seite des Blattes hat Thoma auf präzise Weise jenen schon genannten Aspekt der Stille verwirklicht. Die gesamte Konzentration liegt auf den beiden Reitern, die in ihrer Versenkung in sich selbst wie teilnahmslos getriebene erscheinen. Diese Ruhe in der Bewegung ist hier besonders reizvoll komponiert. Dass ihm dies trotz des wilden Furors der Bleistift- und Federlinien gelingt, bezeugt Thomas hohes zeichnerisches Können. Auch dieses Motiv greift Thoma wieder auf und integriert es in sein Gemälde Erinnerung an Orte. Der 1874 entstandenen Ölskizze ließ er 1887 eine variierende Zeichnung und ein Gemälde folgen.

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        ATLAS OF THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE MASSACHUSETTS

      1874 - HOPKINS, G. M. ATLAS OF THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE MASSACHUSETTS. FROM ACTUAL SURVEYS & OFFICIAL RECORDS. Philadelphia: G. M. Hopkins & Co., 1874. Half black morocco, brown pebbled cloth boards stamped in gilt and blind. Spine and corners heavily worn, spine with shallow chips and hand lettered paper spine label. Corners chipped. Folio, 14 double page and one single page color maps with contents page preceding. Maps are clean and fresh. Scarce.

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        Chiwa. Rapports. Traduits de l'Allemand par A. Wachter.

      Paris, Berger-Levrault & Cie., 1874 - Octavo (241 × 152 mm) contemporary black cloth with black leather label. Slightly rubbed and soiled, foxing and browning, small ink stamps of the officer library of the 24ieme Regiment d'Artillerie to title page and last map, but overall very good. 2 folding coloured maps, 3 coloured plans. First edition in French, originally published in Berlin the previous year. Stumm, a lieutenant in the Westphalian Hussars, was attached to the Headquarters of Kaufman's Russian expedition to Khiva in 1873, notionally sent to bring an end to the brigandage and slaving that interfered the peaceful pursuit of trade in the region, but in truth part of Russia's campaign to take control of the Central Asian khanates. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Deutsche Rundschau. Bd. I - LX. Jg. 1874 - 1889

      Berlin Gebr Paetel Verlag - 60 Bde. 8°. Dekoratives rotes, goldgepr. Orig.-Ln. - kl. Stempel auf Unterschnitt u. auf Titelrückseite, sehr gutes Expl.! Beiträge z. Tl. in Erstdrucken von Gottfried Keller (Martin Salander, Züricher Novellen) Th. Storm (diverse Erstdrucke), B. Auerbach, Th. Fontane, Dingelstedt, Theodor Nöldeke, von Hillern (Die Geier-Wally) Gerhard Rohlfs, Gustav Nachtigall, Georg Schweinfurth u.v.a. - Lückenlose Folge der ersten 16 Jahrgänge! 1.100 gr. Dekoratives rotes, goldgepr. Orig.-Ln.

      [Bookseller: Klaus Schöneborn]
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        A Monographic revision and synopsis of the Trichoptera of the European Fauna.

      London, John van Voorst/ Berlin, Friedländer, 1874-1880. Royal-8vo. pp. iv, 523, ciii, with 59 plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt spine. The present publication is considered McLachlan's greatest work. It was published in 9 parts and as the edition was small the work is very scarce. McLachlan (1837-1904) was the first editor of the 'Entomologists' Monthly Magazine' and the leading English neuropterist. He inherited sufficient means to devote all his time to the study of entomology. The 59 plates contain about 2000 figures, and the work describes 474 species.//An additional supplement was published in 1884, which is not included.//Essig. A History of Entomology, p. 707; B.M.(Nat. Hist.)III, 1212.

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        Memoires de la société de l'histoire de paris et de l'ile-de-france/18 volumes de 1874 à 1911

      Honore champion, 1874 in8 demi-maroquin à nerfs

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        The Religion of Israel to the Fall of the Jewish State / by A. Kuenen ; Translated from the Dutch by Alfred Heath May - [Complete in 3 Volumes]

      London : Williams And Norgate [1874-75], 1874, Hardback, First EditionInst. Stamp to the title. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title and volume indications. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans &c. On request.; 0 pages; Subject: Judaism - History - To 70 A. D.. Jews - Religion. Series: Theological translation fund library ; v.3-4 & 7. Bibliography: vol. 3, p. 326-330. Translation of: Godsdienst van Israe¨l tot den ondergang van den joodschen staat. Publisher's device on t. P.

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        A Short History of the English People

      Macmillan and Co, London 1874 - Hardcover. First Edition. The rare first edition of a key work in British history. Includes a time line, genealogical tables, and five maps of which four are printed in color. John Richard Green (1837-1883) was an English clergyman who left the curch and turned to history. This work assured his place as a major writer of history. Very good in original dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to corners, light rubbing to boards, and slight crease to rear board. This book has been expertly recased using all original materials. The interior has a few light spots of foxing throughout and spots of browning to the end pages. One inch stain from tape remnant on ffe. With the bookplate of Thomas Brooke. Housed in a fine brown cloth slipcase with leather and gilt title label to spine. Index, 847 pages. ENG/052110. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Weltpost und Luftschifffahrt. Ein Vortrag im wissenschaftlichen Verein zu Berlin gehalten von Dr. Stephan

      Berlin, Julius Springer 1874. 23 cm. 4, 75, (1) Seiten Festeinband, Leineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Original-Umschlag beigebunden - Borst 2349 - Brockett 11549 - Kaiser / Buchge 672 - Am 24. Januar 1874 gehaltener Vortrag des Gründers des Weltpostvereins. Ab S. 39 eine der frühesten Abhandlungen über Probleme der Luftpost. Stempel auf Vorsatz, Original-Umschlag und Titel, sonst sauber und fleckenfrei. -

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        Les Oraisons funèbres. Suivies du sermon pour la profession de Mme de la Vallière du Panégyrique de Saint Paul et du sermon sur la vocation des gentils. Avec des notices par M. Poujoulat. Gravures à l'eau-forte par V. Foulquier.

      Alfed Mame et fils,, Tours, 1874 - Tours, Alfed Mame et fils, 1874. 28x19 cm. 2 Bl., 378 S., 1 Bl. Mit einem gestoch. Frontispiz und 6 gestoch. Vignetten. Roter Maroquin-Bd. mit reicher goldgepr. Rückenverzierung, mehrfacher Deckel- und Stehkantenfiletierung und floraler Innenkantenverzierung, Ganzgoldschnitt, in Schuber (sign. Adolphe Bertand). (Frontispiz, Titel und einige Bl. im Rand etwas stockfleckig, schönes Exemplar). Sprache: Französisch Roter Maroquin-Bd. mit reicher goldgepr. Rückenverzierung, mehrfacher Deckel- und Stehkantenfiletierung und floraler Innenkantenverzierung, Ganzgoldschnitt, in Schuber (sign. Adolphe Bertand).

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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