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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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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)..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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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).

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        Manuscript Letter Archive Timber & Trade in Arkhangelsk, Russia

      Russia, 1874. Pre-Revolutionary Russia Timber and Trade in Arkhangelsk Gellibrand Family Pioneers American Connection to Pioneer Printer Bradford Archive of Manuscript Letters 1870s-80s Correspondence of Russia trade interest by Gellibrand family members with significant colonial connections to Russia, America, and Australia Arkhangelsk Oblast, New York, London, 1870-1885. Archive of 53 Manuscript Signed Letters, most addressed to Duncomb Gellibrand, including 20 from his half-brother Edmund who was in Onega Russia at the time employed by a noteworthy Gellibrand-Hubbard family timber and trading company, 2 from his sister Margaret who was also in Russia, 12 from other siblings in New York and London, all of whom are nieces and nephews of Thomas Samuel Gellibrand who was vice consul of Onega from 1819-1854. All parties are also ancestors of Joseph Tice Gellibrand, first attorney-general of Van Diemen's Land. Three letters are accompanied by their original mailing envelopes bearing Russian postal markings from Onega. One letter from a friend in St. Petersburg is dated 1904. Together with a small assortment of notes and signature clippings, a distant relative's enquiry about the colonial Gellibrand family crest, his mother's enquiry into a large sum of family money allegedly deposited into the Bank of England by seventeenth century printer and her ancestor William Bradford, 2 postcards, and 2 original sepia photographs of what may be to be the Gellibrand Farm in the Otway range in Australia. Creasing and chips to letters, otherwise the lot in very good condition. The Gellibrand name is significant in the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, especially in trading and forestry, with members having settled there as early as the 17th century. The Leeds University Library, Russian Archive, holds a collection of Gellibrand family papers. The London Metropolitan Archives holds a collection of papers from 1874-1900 relating to the Russian merchants John Hubbard & Co. .

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        Descriptiones Terrae Sanctae Ex saeculo VIII, IX, XII et XV S Willibaldus Commemoratorium de casis Dei Bernardus Monachus Innominatus VII Johannes Wirziburgensis Innominatus VIII La Citez de Iherusalem Johannes Poloner

      Leipzig, Hinrichs, 1874. . Octavo. Pp. 539, (1) errata. Plus a fold-out lithograph map ?Tabula geographica Marini Sanuti? bound at end. Hardcover, bound in contemporary diaper-grain half cloth and marbled boards, spine with decorated gilt morocco label and two small round paper labels, one rubbed and partly removed, old institutional bookplate and stamps to front paste-down, some annotations in a very neat contemporary hand to title and elsewhere, some browning and spotting. In about fine condition. Attractive copy, very well preserved. ~ First edition. In this book Tobler studies, edits, and prepares for publication an 8th-century manuscript by S. Willibaldus; the 9th-century Commemoratorium de casis Dei, and a manuscript by Bernardus Monachus; the 12th-century Innominatus VII and VIII, a manuscript by Johannes Wirziburgensis, and the La Citez de Iherusalem; and a 15th-century manuscript by Johannes Poloner. They are published here in the original Latin. The second part of the book is Tobler's commentary, in German. Born in 1806, Tobler studied medicine in Zurich, Vienna, and Paris. Worked as a practising physician. In 1835 he visited Palestine for the first time, and published his travelogue in ?Lustreise in Morgenland?. In 1845, 1857 and 1865 made further journeys to Palestine. Beside his own travelogues he edited older travel descriptions of Palestine and published a bibliography of the Palestine literature. He died in 1877.

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        Motive Skizzen aus allen Zweigen der Architectur & Kunstindustrie (Two Volumes in One)

      Lith. Anstalt von C. Wahl, Durlach (Karlsruhe, Germany) 1874 - First edition. Tall folio. Measures approximately 9" x 14.5". Two volumes in one: lithographic title page, contents page, plates 1-144, plates 1-122. Contemporary quarter leather and marbled paper boards, with a handwritten paper label on the front cover. Ex-library copy with bookplate, pocket, and perforated stamp on every plate. The leather spine is worn, hinges are loose, else a good only sound copy. A very scarce sample book containing 266 full page and folding lithographic plates of architectural motifs, statuary, plans, and related designs, for students in the school of architecture at the technical academy of Karlsruhe, Germany (Grossherzogliche Badische Polytechnische Schule). *OCLC* locates 1 copy in Karlsruhe, and 1 copy in Texas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Nouveaux Melanges D'archeologie d'histoire et de litterature sur le Moyen Age par les auteurs de la Monographie des vitraux de Bourges ... Collection pub. par Ch. Cahier [Four Volumes]

      Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, 1874-1877. First edition. Quarterbound red morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, raised bans with gilt rules, gilt titles,top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Spines and boards rubbed, extremities worn with loss of paper to the corners of two boards, some minor splits at the hinges, scattered foxing, bindings tight, leaves crisp, overall a very good set. Folio (36 cm). Illustrated with 32 copper-plate and 1212 wood engravings, some colored. Noveaux melanges d'archeologie, d'histoire, et de litterature sur le moyen-age" was preceeded nearly two decades earlier by the equally valuable "Melanges d'archeologie" also containing four quarto volumes of illustrated dissertations on gold and silver church-plate, enamelled ware, carved ivories, tapestries, bas-reliefs, and paintings belonging to the Carlovingian and Romanesque periods (ninth to twelfth century). See our item 26392). Contains: 1: Curiosites mysterieuses 2: Ivoires, miniatures, emaux;; 3: Decoration d'eglises; and 4: Bibliotheques. Original paper wrappers bound into rear of the last volume which has a different marbled board pattern (no doubt purchased separately as the last volume was issued two years after the third). Avery AP.C111; Vicaire I, 24-5; Von Lipperheide, 4218.

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        Dictionnaire de la Langue Des Cris, and Grammaire de la Langue Des Cris. 2 Volumes Bound As 1 Volume

      Montreal: C.O. Beuchemin & Valois 1874, 1st Edition. () xx, 711, (4), iii, 190pp. Very good. Octavo. Original green wrappers, with black lettering on front and spine, black pictorial on front. Side and bottom foredges untrimmed. Stamp from Alberta Provincial Archives on half-title. Unopened pages prevalent. One fold-out map, one fold-out chart. Crisp, clean text. Peel 3, 708 709. Albert Lacombe (1827-1916) is an important figure in the history of Alberta due to his missionary work, promotion of education, and role as interpreter for and influencer of the Native peoples. In 1857, he travelled into Blackfoot country. He became a priest for the Blackfoot in 1960 when he took his final vows. He became intimately involved with their society and culture when an outbreak of smallpox occurred from 1870-72. In 1881, he became a chaplain to CPR workers, and in 1882 was made Superior of the Calgary Mission for all of Southern Alberta. When the railway reached Calgary in 1883, Lacombe was largely praised for the lack of violent action from the Indians. On March 27th, 1885 the Métis attacked Duck Lake NWT, effectively beginning the Northwest Rebellion. Lacombe spoke to Chief Crowfoot, and all the Blackfoot, and influenced them to not participate in the Riel rebellion. Chief Crowfoot is said to have praised Father Lacombe "as one of the greatest friends of our Nation. When we rejoice, he rejoices, when we are sad and in mourning, he is sad and sorrowful with us." Lacombe also helped to release the Cree Chief Poundmaker, Chief Crowfoot's adopted son, from prison. Lacombe's actions made him a true hero in Western Canada to colonial settlers and Native people alike, earning him an everlasting legacy. A fantastic copy of a historically significant book, one of Lacombe's contributions to interpretation and education in Western Canada..

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        Swiss Alps. Lake and Mountain Scenery

      . 24 Originalphotographien auf Tafeln von G. Closs and O. Froehlicher und 48 Textholzstiche. Fred. Bruckmann Verlag. Munich and Berlin. 1874. Goldgeprägter Halbleder Prachtband mit Goldschnitt. Kanten und Bünde bestoßen. Innen gut mit wenigen Stockflecken (deutlich weniger als üblich). Großformat 38x29 cm.

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        Lady Anna

      London: Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly, 1874 - Trollope wrote this novel on his way to Australia to visit his son. The novel ends with Lady Anna and her husband emigrating to Australia First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. viii, 317; viii, 314 pp. Original pebbled red- brown cloth. Light scuffing to edges, old library embossed stamp to free endpapers, stamp to front pastedown of vol. I. Sadleir, Trollope, 42 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of Cuyahoga County Ohio

      Titus, Simmons & Titus, Philadelphia 1874 - Quarter calf over black blind-stamped boards with gilt title. 205 pp., plus Township & Railroad map of Ohio and Map of the United States tipped in at rear. Scarce county atlas illustrated with 82 hand-colored maps (many fold-out) of the city of Cleveland and the surrounding townships and villages, also with 119 engraved architectual views and Cleveland business directory. This copy collated COMPLETE. Expected paper toning and wear to extremities. Two page view of Weddell House is split and prelim pages chipped at edges. All maps are clean and bright [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hymenomycetes Europaei sive Epicriseos systematis mycologici. Editio altera.

      Upsaliae, E. Berling, 1874. 8vo (207 x 130mm). pp. (4), 755, (1). Contemporary half green calf, gilt decorated spine. The preface of the work was written on Fries's 80th birthday. The work describes 1860 species of 'agarics', in twenty genera. Elias Fries (1794-1878) is regarded as the founder of the scientific classification of the Fungi. A fine copy.//Stafleu & Cowan 1895.

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        Two page ALS by General Charles Gordon, Governor of the Equatorial Africa written from "Entrance of Subat River" to a comrade discussing his life as the new Commander in the Sudan: "You see ostriches and giraffes, but if you kill one what is the use of it? The natives are utterly uninteresting naked savages, nothing more than animals who are always hungry."

      "The letter dated July 15, 1874 reads in full, ""My dear Newsome, Read and send on. I hope you and your uncle are well. I am all right, and in good spirits. I am glad to say this is a good sign for when a man gets depressed he is likely to get fever. Are you continuing your visits to London, how tired you must be of the train. I have had no news since I left Cairo except one batch of old letters dated on 10th March. How is the club? And the Wrottesleys. I never was so glad as I am at not having a large staff. The trouble I have had with the little one I have got was far more than I have had with the slavers. There is very little shooting as far as I can see. You come across large herds of antelopes but they are some off, and are very shy. You see ostriches and giraffes, but if you kill one what is the use of it? The natives are utterly uninteresting naked savages, nothing more than animals who are always hungry. My great amusement is my doctoring the soldiers. I am now a pretty good medical man for the ordinary diseases. I go to bed as any one else does at sunset (the mosquitoes will not let you sit up) & ride at sunrise. Life this ebbs away quietly and although I cannot expect to do much, I think I shall do something towards the welfare of the party at any rate, I have made them more accessible by running about quickly & showing people that they are not so far off, as they have appeared to be. Believe me my dear Newsome with kind regards to your uncle. Yours sincerely, C.G. Gordon."" In 1873 Gordon received a definite offer from the khedive, which he accepted with the consent of the British government, and proceeded to Egypt early in 1874. Gordon was made a colonel in the Egyptian army. The Egyptian authorities had been extending their control southwards since the 1820s. An expedition was sent up the White Nile, under Sir Samuel Baker, which reached Khartoum in February 1870 and Gondokoro in June 1871. Baker met with great difficulties and managed little beyond establishing a few posts along the Nile. The khedive asked for Gordon to succeed Baker as governor of the region. After a short stay in Cairo, Gordon proceeded to Khartoum via Suakin and Berber. From Khartoum, he proceeded up the White Nile to Gondokoro. General Gordon's job was to suppress the slave trade This he did with enthusiasm. He was an energetic commander of his native troops, and he often exhausted his men. An example of this is that he would set off from Khartoum on a camel with his escort. His staff might expect him to take 12 hours to cover the distance to them if he went at the usual stately walk. Gordon would get his camel to go at a full gallop and he would leave his escort behind. He would arrive 3 hours after he set out and then set about disciplining any one not doing his job properly, often by sacking them. The Subat River is formed by the confluence of the Baro and Pibor rivers on the Ethiopian border, it merges with the Jabal River in Sudan to form the White Nile."

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        Lepidoptera Exotica, or Descriptions and Illustrations of Exotic Lepidoptera.

      London, E.W. Janson, 1874. 4to (275 x 213mm). pp. (12), 190, with 64 plates of which 63 chromo-lithographed. Publisher's later cloth (bound in the early 1900's, according to D.B. Janson). Only 220 copies were published. The fine plates were drawn and lithographed by the author. "... the species which I have described up to the present time amount to 827, of these 60 have appeared for the first time in 'Lepidoptera Exotica', 741 having been figured by myself, 313 of them, illustrated by 449 figures, in this Work" (From the Introduction). Arthur Gardiner Butler (1844-1925) was assistant to Dr. J. Gray of the British Museum. 'He retired in 1901 on account of ill health, but lived, however, for another twenty-four years. He described some thousand species as new, unaware like his contemporaries of seasonal variation within a single species' (Stearn, The Natural History Museum, p. 210).//Provenance: Name of Kikumaro Okano on inside frontcover and his Japanese monogram stamp on title-page. //Nissen ZBI, 779; Musgrave, Bibl. of Australian Entomology 1775-1930, p. 36.

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        CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND FRANCE SPAIN AND THE ADJOINING COUNTIRES.

      London: George Routledge 1874 1st ed. Two volume set. - Bound in a recent fine binding of half brown leather and cloth. Leather spine labels. Fine condition. A nice edition of the best contemporary account of the Hundred Years War. Sir John Froissart not only chronicled the war; he also set forth the ideal of English chivalry for centuries to come. This edition is translated with background material by Thomas Johnes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Florist and Pomologist (1874). a Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits, and General Horticulture.

      Pub. Journal of Horticulture. 1874 - pp.292 with 24 fine chromolithographs. Some scattered foxing at ends and to a small part of the text. Plates in fine condition. Overall contents in vg. condition. Bound in green half calf-leather with marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt decoration and lettering to spine - very good to fine condition. Marbling to fore-edges of text-block. A lovely copy. VG. condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIE STORICHE DEL CASATO RUSCA O RUSCONI Raccolte e pubblicate dal Marchese Alberto Rusconi.

      Bologna, Tipografia Sigonio, 1874-1877. In-folio (mm. 386x276), 2 voll. in 1, tela coeva con ricca cornice a secco ai piatti e tit. oro, bel frontesp. con grande stemma della famiglia in cromolitografia, XXIII tavv. di testo, a doppia pag. (incluse le aggiunte e correzioni): sono le tavole genealogiche di questa nobile e antica famiglia di Como. Unito: "Appendice alle Memorie storiche..": Documenti, postille e tavole (1877), pp. 98 (testo e numeraz. pagg. su due colonne), con 22 bellissime tavv. litografiche f.t. che illustrano la storia della casata. Vi figurano vedute de: la Rocca di Baradello (posseduta quando furono Signori di Como), il Castello di Carnasino (ceduto al Duca di Milano nel 1413), Castello della Torre Rotonda (del 1250), la Torrazza de?' Rusconi, Castel di Civello, Castello di Bellinzona (posseduto nel XIV secolo), l?'antico borgo di Lugano (dato in feudo ai Rusconi nel 1416), avanzi della Rocca di Locarno, panorama della città di Como (antico dominio); una serie di ritratti e lapidi sepolcrali, monete e medaglie, antichi stemmi dei Rusconi, piccole vedute di palazzi in Como. Bello e fresco esemplare.

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        Unsere Körperform und das physiologische Problem ihrer Entstehung. Briefe an einen befreundeten Naturforscher.

      - Leipzig, F.C.W.Vogel, 1874, 8°, VIII, 224 pp., 140 Holzschnitte meist nach Zeichnungen von Wilhelm His, Halbledereinband der Zeit; Titelblatt etwas gebräunt, sonst feines Exemplar. "DEVELOPMENTAL MECHANICS" - First Edition! - "Wilhelm His presented his idea on the development of the vertebrate embryo in a book dedicated to his Leipzig colleague Carl Ludwig: «Unsere Körperform und das physiologische Problem ihrer Entstehung. Briefe an einen befreundeten Naturforscher». The letters referred to in the subtitle were addressed to His's nephew Johann Miescher, the discoverer of nucleic acid. This publication faithfully characterizes the situation then existing in ontogenetic research and theory building. It was this period of controversy over the interpretation of developmental processes, a controversy between the new mechanistic-physiological approach and the phyologenetic point of view. The debate over the so-called "biogenetic law" was especially intense. - His work on embryology displayed many new methodological conceptions." H.Querner - "In this work Wilhelm His, Snr. (1831-1904) compared the various layers and organs of the embryo to a series of elastic tubes and plates. He thought that the local inequalities of growth and the differences in the consistency of the tissues might account for the various organs and structures. This work led to the idea of "developmental mechanics". - Wilhelm His, Snr. (1831-1904) of Basel, Switzerland, a pupil of Johannes Müller, Remak, Virchow and Kölliker, professor of anatomy in Basel (1857) and Leipzig (1872). His name will always be associated with the science of histogenesis, the introduction of the microtome, the Basele Nomina Anatomica, and that he was the first to study the human embryo as a whole. - see - H.B.Adelmann, Marcello Malpighi and the evolution of Embryology; Hirsch/H. III, 240; DSB VI, H.Querner, pp.434-436 - Garrison & Morton No.494; Waller 4207 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Account of a Memorial Presented to His Majesty by Captain Pedro Fernandez de Quir, concerning the population and discovery of the fourth part of the world, Australia the Unknown, its great riches and fertility, discovered by the same Captain

      Thomas Richards, Sydney 1874 - Octavo; with bookplate and neat perforated stamps of the Sydney Mechanic's School of Arts; a little spotting but a good copy in contemporary half red morocco, rubbed. Sydney facsimile of the Pamplona edition. Sydney-printed facsimile and translation of the earliest "derivative" printing of a Quiros Memorial. Following the presentation Memorials (see previous item), a few so-called "derivative" editions appeared in Spain, editions by private printers based on the "Eighth Memorial" that Quiros had presented to the King in 1609. The first of these derivative editions was published in Pamplona in 1610: the facsimile published here is based on the Mitchell Library's copy, with an introductory essay by William Duncan.It was this Eighth Memorial that, after being printed unofficially in three editions in Spain, was translated and published in numerous editions overseas, abridged and anthologised. Virtually all of the later versions of Quiros are ultimately descended from the 1609 Memorial, including the early English, French, German and Dutch editions, as well as Latin versions. Versions by anthologists such as De Bry, Gerritsz, Megiser, Hulsius, Purchas, Commelin, Harris, De Brosses, Dalrymple and Fleurieu all derive from this; the full listing of printed editions of the Eighth Memorial made by Celsus Kelly (Calendar of Documents, Madrid, 1965: Table D, pp.49-50) runs to 72 entries.

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        Les Petits Bollandistes. Vies des Saints de l`Ancien et du Noveau Testament, des Martyrs, des Peres, des Auteurs sacres et ecclesiastiques (.).,

      Bar-Le-Duc, Typographie des Celestins / Paris, Bloud et Barral 1874 - ex-library copy with paper-signature on spines and stamps, binding a bit rubbed and bumped, spines sunned, paper browned and partially foxed (some pages stronger), else fine, text in French, Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 22000 bound in contemporary half calf, 20 volumes (Vol. 1-17 and 3 supplement-volumes / complete).

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        La révolte des fleurs.

      Alphonse Lemerre, Ã?Æ?Ã?â??Ã?â? Ã¢â?¬â?¢Ã?Æ?ââ?¬Â Ã?¢ââ??‰â??¢Ã?Æ?Ã?â??Ã?¢ââ??¬Ã?¡Ã?Æ?ââ?¬Å¡Ã?â??Ã?©diteur 1874 - First edition with an inscription from author, Sully Prudhomme to fellow French writer and poet, Ernest Hervilly. Alphonse Lemerre, éditeur; First Edition (1874), French. Pamphlet is in good condition. Cover shows use and shelf wear, pages has some foxing. Photographs available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        A Select Collection of Old English Plays. Originally Published by Robert Dodsley in the Year 1744

      Reeves & Turner, London 1874 - Octavo, Minor shelf wear, a little foxing to vellum corners of some of the volumes, a few scuffs to spine labels; very good set. 15 volumes. Octavo (7¾x4¾") half gilt-ruled vellum & cloth, spines decorated in gilt, morocco lettering pieces, top edges gilt. Handsome set of these plays first published in the 18th century. Bookplates of Sir William G. Pearce. Robert Dodsley (13 February 1704 – 23 September 1764) was an English bookseller, poet, playwright, and miscellaneous writer. Profits and fame from his early literary works enabled Dodsley to establish himself with the help of his friends. Alexander Pope lent him £100 as a bookseller at the sign of Tully's Head in Pall Mall, London, in 173 5 . He soon became one of the foremost publishers of the day. One of his first publications was Samuel Johnson's London, for which he paid ten guineas in 1738. He published many of Johnson's works, and he suggested and helped to finance Johnson's Dictionary. Pope also made over to Dodsley his interest in his letters. In 1738 the publication of Paul Whitehead's Manners was voted scandalous by the House of Lords and led to Dodsley's imprisonment for a brief period. Dodsley published for Edward Young and Mark Akenside, and in 1751 brought out Thomas Gray's Elegy.Dodsley is best known as the editor of two collections: Select Collection of Old Plays (12 vols., 1744; 2nd edition with notes by Isaac Reed, 12 vols., 1780; 4th edition, by William Carew Hazlitt, 1874–1876, 15 vols.); and A collection of Poems by Several Hands (1748, 3 vols.), which passed through many editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      . Berlin 3.3.1874. 1 3/4 Seiten 8°. Winziger Randeinriss. Mit (defektem) Umschlag.. Bernhard von Langenbeck (1810-1887), einer der berühmtesten deutschen Chirurgen des 19. Jahrhunderts, verbesserte die Kriegs- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie. - An seinen Freund und Kollegen Karl Wilhelm Ritter von Heine in Prag, dessen Assistenten Dr. Grimm er in seinen "Operationscursus mit Freuden" aufnehme. Ferner bittet er dringend um Teilnahme an dem im April in Berlin stattffindenden 3. Chirurgen-Kongreß. - - "... Ihre Drohung, zum Congreß nicht zu kommen, hat mich im höchsten Grade erschreckt. Das dürfen Sie uns nicht zu Leide thun! ... Billroth will nach Rom gehen, kommt nicht, und ich fürchte, daß die beiden Hauptstädte Ihres Kaiserreichs" (Wien und Prag) "vielleicht gar nicht vertreten werden. Es sind zwei Vorträge über Transfusion angemeldet, die auch wohl längere Diskussionen veranlassen werden. Ich begreife sehr wohl, daß Sie in Prag noch Vieles einzurichten und zu schaffen haben, um so nöthiger ist es aber auch einmal frische Luft zu schöpfen ..." - Heine war erst kürzlich nach Prag berufen worden zur "Einrichtung einer zweiten chir. Klinik ..., für die er ein Musterinstitut schuf" (Pagel).

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        Atlas of the County of Suffolk Massachusetts (Boston Proper, Roxbury, South Boston and Dorchester, West Roxbury, Charlestown, Brighton) 6 volumes

      G.M. Hopkins, Philadelphia 1874 - 1874-75. 6 of the 7 volumes comprising Suffolk County, lacking only Volume IV - East Boston. All in original half leather over cloth - variously worn, shaken, rubbed, cracked, with loss at spine ends, heavy wear to cloth in some instances, etc., as is common, but aside from some scattered soiling and the occasional finger marks, bright and unmarked internally - no tears, or rips. Some toning to page edges. 106 color maps, 101 of them double page (measuring 26" x 17 1/2") plus a color frontis map in each volume. A nice run of volumes that are difficult to find together, and with the maps in unusually fine condition. Size: Elephant folio. Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Countries & Travel; Inventory No: 037896. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Principles of Science: a treatise on logic and scientific method.

      - London, Macmillan 1874. Two volumes octavo contemporary calf (rebacked) with the gilt stamp of Glasgow University on the front boards. Some foxing or browning but quite a good set. First edition and a pretty good association copy, I think. This was a university prize in ethics awarded in 1874 to 'Kentigernus W. McCallum' and signed by Edward Caird. This is, of course, Mungo W. MacCallum who studied with and revered Caird and carried his influence to Sydney, as did other pioneering educators at Sydney University. The influence of Jevons on MacCallum is much less apparent but Caird did decide that a gifted young disciple should read the new work of a contemporary whose views conflicted so much with his own. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pour chasser la bécasse

      Editions Goin, s.d. (1874). Grand In - 8 reliure contemporaine demi - chagrin maroquiné rouge, dos à nerf à titre doré, couvertures conservées, 2 f. n.c., 220 p. Edition originale, exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur. Un ouvrage magistral sur la bécasse, dans lequel Gustave Duwarnet en chasseur passionné, a réuni une somme très importante de connaissances, qu'il s'agisse de l'anatomie, de la migration, de l'alimentation, de la chasse, de la croûle, etc..., de l?oiseau fameux. Thiebaud en col. 326 parle d'un ouvrage rare. Français broché DeCollection

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        Account of a Memorial Presented to His Majesty by Captain Pedro Fernandez de Quir, concerning the population and discovery of the fourth part of the world, Australia the Unknown, its great riches and fertility, discovered by the same Captain

      Sydney: Thomas Richards, 1874. Octavo; with bookplate and neat perforated stamps of the Sydney Mechanic's School of Arts; a little spotting but a good copy in contemporary half red morocco, rubbed. Sydney facsimile of the Pamplona edition. Sydney-printed facsimile and translation of the earliest "derivative" printing of a Quiros Memorial. Following the presentation Memorials (see previous item), a few so-called "derivative" editions appeared in Spain, editions by private printers based on the "Eighth Memorial" that Quiros had presented to the King in 1609. The first of these derivative editions was published in Pamplona in 1610: the facsimile published here is based on the Mitchell Library's copy, with an introductory essay by William Duncan.It was this Eighth Memorial that, after being printed unofficially in three editions in Spain, was translated and published in numerous editions overseas, abridged and anthologised. Virtually all of the later versions of Quiros are ultimately descended from the 1609 Memorial, including the early English, French, German and Dutch editions, as well as Latin versions. Versions by anthologists such as De Bry, Gerritsz, Megiser, Hulsius, Purchas, Commelin, Harris, De Brosses, Dalrymple and Fleurieu all derive from this; the full listing of printed editions of the Eighth Memorial made by Celsus Kelly (Calendar of Documents, Madrid, 1965: Table D, pp.49-50) runs to 72 entries.

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        The Gods and Other Lectures

      Peoria, Illinois: self, 1874. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This book is clean, tight, square with very good corners and unmarked. Ingersoll has inscribed the front fly leaf "Parker Pillsbury Esq from his friend R G Ingersoll" (the ink has run in a couple of places). On the other side of this page a card with Ingersoll's picture (he had his own trading card??) has been glued on over another piece of paper with Ingersoll's signature". The cloth on the boards wrinkles a little in a couple of places and there very light rubbing at the edges. You can see mesh at the title page, but the book remains very tight. It has brown end papers and 253, bright clear pages bound in beveled, stamped boards covered in brown cloth with gold titles on the spine and front.

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        The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues, with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Psalms. to Which Are Appended a Comprehensive Bible Dictionary, in Which Every Important Scriptural Word ... (Truncated)

      Philadelphia : A. J. Holman Co., 1874, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formFull Book Title: The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues, with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Psalms. to Which Are Appended a Comprehensive Bible Dictionary, in Which Every Important Scriptural Word is Fully ExplainedVery good copy in the original elaborately gilt and blind tooled calf over beveled boards. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back. Raised bands with elaborate gilt-tooling to the spine compartments. All edges gilt. The original hinged copper clasp remains uncommonly well-preserved.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: Not continuously paginated. 35 cm. Impressively and abundantly illustrated throughout. Includes an alphabetical table of the proper names in the Old and New Testaments; a chronological index to the Holy Bible; Bible Dictionary, and Cities of the Bible. Subject: Christianity Scriptures. Bible - Commentaries.

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        The Courtin'. Illustrated by Winslow Homer

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. 1874. First Edition thus with seven heliotypes after drawings by Winslow Homer. Small 4to; 52pp, salmon-colored "watered" cloth stamped in gold gilt and black reproducing the Homer silhouette of a young girl sitting peeling apples in black on gold with the author, title, and illustrator in black, gilt stamping and lettering on spine, all edges gilt, spine a bit dimmed, a bit of soiling and wear around edges with one bump on bottom back edge, inner hinge loose at title page, contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, probably the best copy of this scarce book we've had. The book was also issued in a tougher green cloth and brown leather. The pale salmon color is the prettiest - and the hardest to find in acceptable condition. These seven silhouettes by Homer are in the tradition of a popular American folk art form that came into popularity in America in the late 19th century but was rarely used for book or magazine illustration. Rather they were used in place of portraits of individuals (in rare cases, entire families) for household decoration or keepsakes (in gutta-percha cases). Homer's genius was in taking this humble art form and translating it into illustrations for one of Lowell's most popular poems which had become an American icon. Homer's first illustration, Zeke peeking in the window, has become an icon itself, instantly recognizable as Homer's reputation has soared in second half of this century. BAL 13306. See an Image.

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        THE WORKS AND LIFE OF WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR.

      Chapman and Hall, London, 1874 to 1876, Decorative Cloth8 Volumes, published over the years 1874 to 1876, green boards decorated with black borders and circular device on front boards, corners lightly bumped, internally clean, a very good set. Heavy book set may require extra postage cost. Please email for accurate postage costs. ; 220 x 140mm

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        THE FROZEN DEEP AND OTHER STORIES

      London: Richard Bentley and Son,. 1874. Octavo, two volumes: [i-vii] viii [1-3] 4-5 [6] 7-10 [11] 12-248; [1-2] [i-v] vi [1-3] 4-282 [283-284: ads],. rebound in quarter green crushed morocco and blue cloth, spine panels lettered and tooled in gold, red leather title pieces.. Early owner's signature dated 1875 on recto of first leaves of each. volume, later owner's bookplates affixed to front paste-downs. 7 mm. closed tear at crown of spine panel of volume one, inner hinge of. volume one repaired, binding of volume two slightly warped at fore-. edges, else a bright, near fine set. (#130252). First edition, later issue with yellow endpapers printed with Chapman & Hall ads. Collects three short novels, "The Frozen Deep," "The Dream Woman: A Mystery, in Four Narratives," and "John Jago's Ghost; or, the Dead Alive." First book appearance of Collins's rewritten narrative version of "The Frozen Deep," originally written in collaboration with Charles Dickens as a play in 1856. "The Dream Woman: A Mystery, in Four Narratives," is one of Collins's best horror stories. This text of "The Dream Woman" (Collins's third and most effective version) is an expansion of "The Ostler," first published in the Christmas issue of HOUSEHOLD WORDS for 1855, and "Brother Morgan's Story of the Dream Woman" collected in THE QUEEN OF HEARTS published by Hurst and Blackett in 1859. "The final version of "The Dream Woman" [is] well worth the effort of tracking down ... The story's climax is unsurpassed in the author's work." - Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 237. "John Jago's Ghost" is a crime story based on one of the most famous murder cases in nineteenth-century American criminal law. Two brothers confessed to a murder they did not commit and, based on circumstantial evidence, were convicted and sentenced to death. At the last moment, the mentally deranged alleged victim was found alive. He had apparently wandered off of his own volition. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 408a. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 211. The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 85. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 141. Reginald 03222. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Hubin (1994), p. 180. Sadleir 581. Wolff 1353.

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        The Courtin'

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1874. (HOMER, WINSLOW) First Edition. 4to. With 7 silhouette drawings by Winslow Homer, reproduced in heliotype. Original decorated binding of green cloth with upper cover silhouette against gilt background, a.e.g., faint wear to extremities, A BEAUTIFUL COPY, the finest we have ever seen. BAL 13306 . A splendid collaboration between two giants of American popular culture, and an important example of 19th century American bookmaking and illustration

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