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        The Gilded Age

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1874 - The Gilded Age by Mark Twain. First edition, later printing without the repetition on 351/352 and 352/353. Rebound in dark brown ¾ leather with brown pebble design marbled paper. As new binding. Paper labels. Publisher: American Publishing Company, Hartford, 1874. Light foxing on the blank verso of the frontispiece, occasional light foxing spot in the text, else an exceptionally clean copy with gilding on top edge. Round paperclip trace on second free endpaper. 574 pages plus appendix page. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #12-208. Price: $500. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Discovery Bay Old Books]
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        Transfusion instantanée du sang. Solution théorique et pratique de la transfusion médiate et de la transfusion immédiate chez les animaux et chez l'homme

      1874 - de (4), 348 et (1) grande Paris, Adrien Delahaye, 1874, in-8, de (4), 348 et (1) grande planche repliée, demi-chagrin rouge de l'époqe, plats de percaline rouge estampés à froid (petit accident à la coiffe supérieure), Seconde édition, rare, après une première parue en 1864 sous le titre, Procédé nouveau pour pratiquer la transfusion immédiate et instantanée du sang (Paris, Parent). Il s'agissait de la thèse de l'auteur, soutenue le 27 août 1864. Après une longue introduction d'hématologie et sur les techniques anciennes de transfusion sanguine, et plus particulièrement, chez l'homme entre 1818 (les travaux de Blundel) et 1873, Moncoq donne ses propres méthodes et décrit les instruments construits par lui-même pour la transfusion médiate et immédiate : appareil à entonnoir latéral pour transfusion médiate et appareil pour transfusion immédiate chez l'homme. L'auteur agrémente cette partie promotionnelle de nombreuses expériences. La planche finale montre, sous forme d'un grand tableau, l'évolution de l'appareil Moncoq entre 1862 et 1863 et se compose de 5 grandes gravures. Bon exemplaire, enrichi, après le faux-titre, d'un photographie originale de l'auteur contrecollé sur une feuille interfolié. Cachet annulé de l'Institut Catholique de Paris (don du Docteur Liouville). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Habits of Wild Animals

      1874 - THE LIFE AND HABITS OF WILD ANIMALS. Harper, N.Y. 1874, first U.S. edition, folio, all edges gilt, 122 pages plus two pages of ads for other Harper books.With twenty full=page iilllustrations from designs by Joseph Wolf engraved by J.W. & Edward Whymper and with descriptive letter-press by Daniel Giraud Elliot. An outstanding copy featuring the art of one of the most famous wildlife artists.The setting is worldwide. An unusually nice copy with the original olive-green cover intact and with few blemishes, The gilt lion on cover and gilt lettering on cover and spine are intact and bright. There is only minor edgewear and the contents are tight and clean except for one slightly bent page. Considering its age, a Near Fine copy. $500.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hunter Books]
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        The Works.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1874. In twenty-two volumes. 22 volumes, octavo (201 x 129 mm). Contemporary red calf, brown morocco labels, elaborate tooling to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards gilt with corner-pieces, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved frontispieces and half-titles and further engravings throughout. Some occasional light foxing, spines a little faded and rubbed, boards a little marked, an excellent set. A handsome library set of Thackeray's works.

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        Traité de Paléontologie végétale ou la flore du monde primitif dans ses rapports avec les formations géologiques et la flore du monde actuel. Atlas de 110 planches lithographiées.

      - Paris, J. B. Baillière, 1874. Folio (36.0 x 27.5 cm). 46 pp., 110 lithographed plates with over 1,800 figures of which about 60 nicely tinted. Original blind-tooled cloth, with gilt title on the spine and front board.l The atlas of this most important and beautifully illustrated palaeobotanical work. A smaller-sized text part was issued too, but is not included here. As usual some marginal foxing. Added: the 1869 J. B. Baillière 4 pp. octavo sales-leaflet announcing this publication: "Deux volumes grand in-8o avec un atlas de 100 planches grand in 4o lithographiées", with an outline of its scope and a complete list of chapters and contents. Apparently the number of plates was subsequently increased to 110. Nissen BBI, 1757. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        近世紀聞 初編 Verbatim Account of the Modern Times: Part 1

      Tokyo: Tsujioka Bunsuke 辻岡文助, Year 2534 (Meiji 7].1874]. Complete in 3 volumes. Volume I: [The Incident of Kaei 6 [1853]]. Volume II:[From Ansei 1 to 5 [1854-58]]. Volume III lacks its title label but would have read [From Ansei 6 to Bunkyū 2 [1859-62]]. Woodblock printed text. The elegant illustrations include a double page handcoloured copper engraving shows a busy street scene in Washington DC, a full page handcoloured copper engraving portrait of a seated Commodore Perry and 10 double page black and white woodblock illustrations. 75 folded leaves. Two prefaces by the co-authors; an undated preface by Jōno Saigiku 条野採菊 (1832-1902) and a preface by Somezaki Nobufusa 染崎延房(1818-86) in 1873. Bound in traditional Japanese stitched binding, paper covered wrappers. Occasional minor insect damage. Volumes measure 22.5 x 15cm. This set, the first in a series but complete in its self, is a historical work intended for young readers. The text, which is easy to understand, recounts the historical events in Japan from the arrival of the Black Ships led by Commodore Matthew C. Perry in 1853, to events such as the Edo government's signing of the Treaties of Amity and Commerce with five western nations, (the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, The Netherlands, and France) and the assassination of Chief Minister, Ii Naosuke in 1860.The authors, Somezaki Nobufusa and Jōno Saigiku, were popular writers and journalists active in the late Edo to Meiji period. Kinsei kibun 近世紀聞 of which this is the first volume, became a popular series with Parts 2 to 12 written by Jōno Saigiku. The illustrator, Sensai Eitaku 鮮斎永濯 [1843-90] was Kobayashi Eitaku 小林永濯, a Kano-School and ukiyo-e artist. Eitaku combined realism of western painting with his traditional Japanese style. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 158148).

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        Meridiana, or Adventures in South Africa. Meridiana: The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa.

      New York, Scribner, Armstrong and Co. 1874. FIRST AUTHORIZED US EDITION, FIRST STATE, 8vo. Publisher's tan cloth. Titles beautifully set out in gilt to the front board and spine with two strips of blind tooling travelling from the back to the front boards, including the spine. Pale yellow endpapers. Excellent, full page black and white illustrations throughout, including frontispiece. A little bumping to the spine and corners with some sunning to the spine area. Lovely pages, slightly toned with just a few foxing marks here and there; very good indeed. Part of Jules Verne's 'Voyages Extraordinaires' series, 'Meridiana', or 'Measuring a Meridian' is a hunting story, which aroused many a youthful sportsman's throbbing eagerness for the chase and gave him his first knowledge and his earliest enthusiasm for that heart-stirring excitement. Myers.

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        U.S. Coast Survey of Bay and Harbor of New York (2 map set)

      1874 - This is a two part un-joined map. This U.S. Coastal Survey map contains information about light houses and beacons, currents, light vessels, fog signals, and buoys. This map details Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken, and part of Long Island. Outside nautical information, the map displays city grids, countryside, railroads, cemeteries, navy yards, ferries, and parks. This map was a collaborative effort and was prepared by J. Ferguson and E. Blunt; the topography by H. L. Whiting, S. A. Gilbert, A. M Harrison, F. W. Door, C. Rockwell and J. M E. Chan; and the hydrography was accomplished by R. Wainwright and T. A. Craven. Sandy Hook Bay, Raritan Bay, and the lower portions of Staten and Coney Island are included in the bottom portion o the map. The map provides sailing directions for Gedney's and Main Channels, South and Swash Channels, False Hook Channel, East Channel, and commentary for sailing through those locations. Current and tidal information is also shown. The map also illustrates geographic information for the surrounding countryside.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("WilhRaabe").

      Braunschweig, 11. III. 1874. - 2 SS. 8vo. An seinen Verleger Ernst Julius Günther in Leipzig, der ihm zunächst Teile eines fälligen Honorars zugeschickt hatte: "[.] Ich unterließ also, Ihnen die Quittung zu schicken, sowie meinen Dank für die übersendeten Freiexemplare [.] Eine Reclame für meine Bücher, wenn es sich nicht um eine drollige Einführung wie beim Chr[istoph] Pechlin handelte, konnte ich doch nicht gu[t] machen. Das verstehen eben Andere meiner Herrn Collegen besser: Ich habe nur meine Leser und werde dieselben zu jeder Zeit behalten. Sie müssen durch Anzeigen etc. für die Schriften wirken [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Works. In twenty-two volumes.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1874 - 22 volumes, octavo (201 x 129 mm). Contemporary red calf, brown morocco labels, elaborate tooling to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards gilt with corner-pieces, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Some occasional light foxing, spines a little faded and rubbed, boards a little marked, an excellent set. Engraved frontispieces and half-titles and further engravings throughout. A handsome library set of Thackeray's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Floating City, and The Blockade Runners

      New York: Scribner, Armstrong, 1874. First U.S. edition. Gilt-stamped decorated cloth, 286 pp., frontis., plates, publisher's ads. Covers just a bit rubbed and handled with very faint soiling mainly to spine and rear board, chipping at head and heel of spine and some loss at corners of boards, page edges tanned and a bit dusty, front hinge starting. [CHB]. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible - Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        The Baltimore Gun Club From the Earth to the Moon

      Has an inscription to Maj. McCaun?, from M. L. Scaudaris? (see picture) dated Aug. 19, 1874. Title page is missing, with the dedication page being the 1st page. Remaining pages are present, tight, have occasional spots, marks, but would be considered average. The condition of the cover is atrocious. This edition is of such rarity that it is probably worth a collector having an orange cloth facsimile cover made, just for appearance.

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        From the Clouds to the Mountains Comprising Narratives of Strange Adventures by Air, Land, and Water

      Boston: William F. Gill. 1874. First. First American edition thus, with this title, in the first state of the binding. Contemporary bookplate of Ellis H. Roberts on the front pastedown, with a roughly contemporary pencil owner name on the first, white, blank leaf, a few tiny tears at the crown, and a little light rubbing, still a bright, very good plus copy. Roberts was the Treasurer of the United States during the terms of Presidents McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. .

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        Winston S. Churchill. Complete 8 Volume set PLUS 13 Volume Companion Set

      William Heinemann, London - Vol 1 Youth 1874-1900. Vol 2 Young Statesman 1901-1914. Vol 3 1914-1916. Vol 4 1917-1922. Vol 5 1922-1939. Vol 6 Finest Hour 1939-1941. Vol 7 Road to Vol 8 1941-1945. Never Despair 1945-1965. PLUS The 13 Companion volumes: Vol I: Part 1 1874 - 1896; Part 2 1896 - 1900; Vol II: Part 1 1901 - 1907, Part 2 1907 - 1911 Part 3 1911 - 1914; Vol III: Part 1, July 1914 - April 1915, Part 2, May 1915 - December 1916; Vol IV: Part 1, January 1917 - June 1919, Part 2, July 1919 - March 1921; Part 3, April 1921 - November 1922; Vol V: Part 1, The Exchequer Years 1922 - 1929; Part 2, The Wilderness Years; Part 3, The Coming of War 1936-1939. Eight volume biography all first editions dating from 1966 to 1988. Companion volumes all first editions dating from 1967 to 1981. Books range from good to very good condition. Volume 1 of the Biography has some creasing to several pages. Also a very few creases in other volumes. The books have not been annoted or inscribed. Bindings are tight. The jackets are generally in good order. There are a few very small tears and one or two volumes have a tiny loss. Jacket spine of Volume 7 only of the Biography is heavily sunned (unstable red colour!). The jackets of the Companion volumes have contact plastic neatly applied. The jacket spines of the three parts of Volume 4 are heavily sunned. All 21 volumes appear to have been acquired new from the UK on special order as they were first published. ADDITIONAL POSTAGE CHARGEABLE. Free pick-up available from Rozelle, Sydney. NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. Size: 160mm x 235mm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait Soldat. [1918]. [Signierte Original-Farbzeichnung / signed original colored drawing].

      Johann Michael Bossard, geboren am 16. Dezember 1874 in Zug, Schweiz gestorben am 27. März 1950 in Jesteburg, Landkreis Harburg. Meisterschüler von Arthur Kampf an der Berliner Akademie, ab 1907 Professor an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg. Original-Zeichnung in Schwarz und Rot auf Karton von Johann Michael Bossard signiert und datiert "Vouziers 20.1.18." Maße Blatt: 36,4 x 24,5 cm. Maße Abbildung: ca. 33,0 x 23,5 cm. Blatt rückseitig umlaufend mit Papierklebeband von ehemaliger Montage, ansonsten gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Original drawing in black and red, dated "Vouziers 20.1.18." and signed by Johann Michael Bossard. Measure sheet: 36,4 x 24,5 cm. Measure image: ca. 33,0 x 23,5 cm. Sheet on the backside at the border with paper-adhesive tape from ex-mounting, otherwise nearly fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        The Uses of Diversity.

      13.5 cm x 19.5 cm. 289 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear. Some missing pieces and tears at edges and corners of dustjacket. Browning of paper. Clean inside with intact binding. EXTREMELY RARE ! Includes the following essays: On Seriousness / Lamp-Posts / The Spirits / Tennyson / The Domesticity of Detectives / George Meredith / The Irishman / Ireland and the Domestic Drama / The Japanese / Christian Science / The Lawlessness of Lawyers / Our Latin Relations / On Pigs as Pets / The Romance of Rostand / Wishes / The Futurists / The Evolution of Emma / The Pseudo-Scientific Books / The Humour of King Herod / The Silver Goblets / The Duty of the Historian / Questions of Divorce / Mormonism / Pageants and Dress / On Stage Costume / The Yule Log and the Democrat / More Thoughts on Christmas / Dickens again / Taffy / "Ego et Shavius Meus" / The Plan for a New Universe / George Wyndham / Four Stupidities / On Historical Novels / On Monsters. "Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) cannot be summed up in one sentence. Nor in one paragraph. In fact, in spite of the fine biographies that have been written of him, he has never been captured between the covers of one book. But rather than waiting to separate the goats from the sheep, lets just come right out and say it: G.K. Chesterton was the best writer of the 20th century. He said something about everything and he said it better than anybody else. But he was no mere wordsmith. He was very good at expressing himself, but more importantly, he had something very good to express. The reason he was the greatest writer of the 20th century was because he was also the greatest thinker of the 20th century. Born in London, G.K. Chesterton was educated at St. Pauls, but never went to college. He went to art school. In 1900, he was asked to contribute a few magazine articles on art criticism, and went on to become one of the most prolific writers of all time. He wrote a hundred books, contributions to 200 more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horse, five plays, five novels, and some two hundred short stories, including a popular series featuring the priest-detective, Father Brown. In spite of his literary accomplishments, he considered himself primarily a journalist. He wrote over 4000 newspaper essays, including 30 years worth of weekly columns for the Illustrated London News, and 13 years of weekly columns for the Daily News. He also edited his own newspaper, G.K.s Weekly. (To put it into perspective, four thousand essays is the equivalent of writing an essay a day, every day, for 11 years. If youre not impressed, try it some time. But they have to be good essays all of them as funny as they are serious, and as readable and rewarding a century after youve written them.) Chesterton was equally at ease with literary and social criticism, history, politics, economics, philosophy, and theology. His style is unmistakable, always marked by humility, consistency, paradox, wit, and wonder. His writing remains as timely and as timeless today as when it first appeared, even though much of it was published in throw away papers." (The American Chesterton Society)

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        Atlas Trojanischer AlterthŸmer : Photographische Abbildungen zu dem Berichte Ÿber die Ausgrabungen in Troja.

      Leipzig: In Commission Bei F. A. Brockhaus, 1874. - Large portfolio, renewed black cloth spine and flaps, original printed gray paper over boards, renewed green ribbon ties. Title leaf, [1]-57, [1] pp., 217 mounted albumen photographs, all loose in portfolio, as issued. A rare portfolio of photographs documenting Schlieman's discovery of the great treasure at Hissarlik. One of 500 copies. 'Apart from the value of the Atlas caused by its extreme rarity, it also has the additional interest of being the first archaeological work illustrated with actual photographs.The plates forming the portfolio can be divided for a clearer appreciation into six unequal groups: an interesting series of sketches of the Troad, twenty-two in all, supplemented by seven plans of the excavations and another seven actual photographs of the trenches at Hissarlik.The objects found fall naturally into three classes: photographs of sketches of objects (eighty-one plates), actual photographs of objects (eighty-two plates) and finally nineteen plates of the great treasure, all but two actual photographs. The plans were all drawn by Adolphe Laurent, a surveyor and civil engineer borrowed by Schliemann at great cost from a French contractor building a railway line from Piraeus to Lamia.' (Lascarides, The Search for Troy)OCLC records no copies in American libraries.REFERENCES: Lascarides, A. C. The Search for Troy, 1553-1874 (The Lilly Library, 1977), pp. 69-70.CONDITION: Good, some photographs foxed, as is frequently the case with this work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        STORIA DEL CIELO

      FRATELLI SIMONETTI, MILANO 1874 - ITALIANO Versione di C.Pizzigoni, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con fioritura, illustrazioni in nero fuori testo di Benett, a fine volume carta delle costellazioni ripegata, moderna ed ottima coperta rigida, in tela azzurra con titoli d'oro al dorso

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        Ismalia. 2 Volumes.

      Macmillan., London 1874 - viii, 448 + viii, 588pp, maps, portraits and upwards of fifty full page illustrations. The expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade. Clean and tight save for a neat tape repair to the map which has selo remains from a previous repair, bookplate of previous owner to eps. 2.5kg Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memorias sobre las revoluciones de Arequipa desde 1834 hasta 1866

      Imprenta de la Opinión Nacional 1874 - Lima, Imp. de la Opinión Nacional, 1874. Medio cuero, 410 páginas. Muy escaso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gleanings From Nature: A Series of Twelve Etchings

      Thomas McLean 1874 - YOUNGMAN, JOHN MALLOWS. Gleanings From Nature: A Series of Twelve Etchings, London: Thomas McLean, 1874. Folio, 10 plates (2 lacking) about 10x14 inches or 25x35cm, beveled red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration, black rules inside a black box. The plates are separated from each other by a leaf with a title and a brief verse and then another leaf, which is blank. Youngman, 1817-1899, here produced country scenes representing the area in which he lived, the artist says. That would be Saffron Walden in Essex, England. The missing plates are No. 4, The Abbey Farm, and No. 7, Hay Time - Audley End Park. The full list is shown below. This set is very scarce in the market, and Worldcat locates only 3 in institutional libraries, all in the U.K. See Catalogue of Prints, National Art Library (Great Britain), p. 362. Condition of this book: Covers darkened, stained and worn; leaves loose with some internal marks, images fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FROM THE CLOUDS TO THE MOUNTAINS. COMPRISING NARRATIVES OF STRANGE ADVENTURES BY AIR, LAND, AND WATER ... Translated by A. L. Alger ..

      Boston: William F. Gill and Company, 1874.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-5 [6] 7-285 [286: blank], fly leaf at front, five inserted plates, original pictorial terra cotta cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, slate coated endpapers. First U.S. edition? Collects "A Drama in Mid-Air" (a.k.a. "A Drama in the Air"), "Dr. Ox's Hobby" (a.k.a. "Dr. Ox's Experiment"), "Master Zachary" (a.k.a. "Master Zacharius") and "A Winter Among the Ice-Fields (a.k.a. "A Winter Amid the Ice") by Verne, and "Fortieth French Ascent of Mont Blanc" by Paul Verne. Apparently the only edition with English translation by A. L. Alger. This edition, mostly likely unauthorized, may have preceded the "authorized" 1874 Osgood edition published as DR. OX'S EXPERIMENT AND OTHER STORIES. The Gill edition was advertised as "now ready" on 11 July 1874. The Osgood edition, with contents translated by George M. Towle, was published in late June or early July 1874. Both American editions preceded Sampson Low's British edition which was published in November 1874. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2232. Bleiler (1978), p. 199. Reginald 14624. Myers 16. Taves and Michaluk V012. Early gift inscription dated 16 July 1874 on the front flyleaf. A very bright, fine copy. A stunning copy of a handsome production. (#149850)

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        Pensées Édition de 1670 avec la préface d'Étienne Perier précédées d'un avant-propos signé A. D. et suivies de notes et de variantes

      librairie des bibliophiles 1874 - rare edition limitee a 130 ex numero 100 sur papier whatman [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Translations from the Hakayit Abdulla: (Bin Abdulkadar), Munshi. With comments by J.T. Thomson.

      London Henry S. King & Co. 1874 - The first complete translation of the Hikayat Abdullah which had been published in Jawi in 1849. Thomson, who had been in business in Singapore, was one of Abdullah's students, and undertook this translation at the author's request, but was only able to complete it in retirement. A good copy in original cloth, extremities worn, hinges strained. Title page torn without loss.

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        Le mystère d'Edwin Drood

      - Librairie Hachette, Paris 1874, In-12 (11,5x18cm), (4) 324pp. (4), relié. - Edition originale, rare, traduite par Charles Bernard Derosne.  Reliure en demi basane noire d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Titre doré. Un coin émoussé. coins frottés. Léger frottement en tête. Rousseurs éparses. Bon exemplaire. Le mystère d'Edwin Drood est le dernier roman composé par Charles Dickens en 1870 et inachevé du fait de son décès quant à la dernière partie.  Cet ultime roman qui s'apparente à un oeuvre policière laisse donc le mystère entier, et les critiques du monde entier n'auront, même jusqu'à aujourd'hui, de cesse de réduire les zones obscures du livre. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, traduite par Charles Bernard Derosne.  Reliure en demi basane noire d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Titre doré. Un coin émoussé. coins frottés. Léger frottement en tête. Rousseurs éparses. Bon exemplaire. Titre mythique de l'auteur, Le mystère d'Edwin Drood est le dernier roman composé par Charles Dickens en 1870 et inachevé du fait de son décès quant à la dernière partie.  Cet ultime roman qui s'apparente à un oeuvre policière laisse donc le mystère entier, et les critiques du monde entier n'auront, même jusqu'à aujourd'hui, de cesse de réduire les zones obscures du livre. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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

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

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        Geschäftsberichte des schweiz. Eisenbahndepartements über Geschäftsführung in den Jahren 1874-1905 (insg. 31 Berichte in 5 Bden.). Bd. I: 1874-1881; Bd. II: 1882-1989 [auf Rücken falsch beschriftet]; Bd. III: 1890-1894; Bd. IV: 1895-1900; Bd. V: 1901-1905.

      o. Angaben, o. Vlg., -1905 1874 - 8°, jedes Jahr zwischen 40 u. 90 S., jeweils mit zahlr. Falttabellen., HLdr. d. Zeit, goldgepr. Rücken., Etw. berieben, papierbedingt teilw. min. randrissig (teilw. hinterlegt); Bd. I: Im Jahr 1977 fehlt eine Falttafel (S. 52); Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Jeweiliger Inhalt: Allgemeines; Rechtliche Verhältnisse, Technische Kontrolle; Administrative Kontrolle; Starkstromkontrolle, Statistiken (Eisenbahnunfälle, Gotthardttunnelbau, Verkehrsstatistik, Bestand des betriebsameterials, etc.) 5100 gr. Schlagworte: EisenbahnenWirtschaft - GeschichteHelvetica - Allgemein [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HEART OF AFRICA Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored Regions of Central Africa From 1868 to 1871

      New York: Harper and Brothers, Publishers, 1874. 2 volumes. First edition. Frontispiece and 80 maps and woodcut illustrations by J.D. Cooper and a large folding map in colour. 8vo, publisher's original forest green cloth with pictorial vignettes of antelopes on the upper covers, ruled in blind at the borders, the spine lettered in gilt. xvi, 559 pp.; x, 521, and 6 pages of advertisements. Very attractive and bright set, very fine, fresh and clean within and without. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. FIRST EDITION AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT AFRICANA. In the introduction it is stated that for various reasons, "out of a host of men who have attempted to penetrate Africa from north to south only two have achieved success." Dr. Schweinfurth is one of the two men. Dr. Schweinfurth traveled through central Africa as a botanist and did much to increase our knowledge on that area. His book is a broad exploration of the region. The people, the customs, the land and of course the natural world are explored in his three year journey. Schweinfurth traveled for three years in Africa and had already become famous for his travels before he returned. "Travelling, not in the footseps of Baker, but in a westerly direction, he reached the neighbourhood of Baker's lake, passing through the country of the Niam-Niam, and visiting the unknown kingdom of Monbuttoo. As an explorer, he stands in the highest rank, and merits to be classed with Mungo Park, Denham and Capperton, Livingstone, Burton, Speke and Grant, Barth and Rohlfs. He can also claim two qualifications which no African traveller has hitherto possessed. He is a scientific botanist, and also an accomplished draughtsman." [intro] This is an important work in geography, ethnography and the study of the human species.

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        DISCURSOS HISTORICOS DE LA MUY NOBLE Y MUY LEAL CIUDAD DE MURCIA

      LIBRERIA MIGUEL TORNEL Y OLMOS, MURCIA 1874 - 566 pp, encuadernación en plena piel de época, 17 láminas con numerosos escudos grabados, con nervios dorados en lomo, bien conservado interior y exterior. Pertenece a la biblioteca de D. Duarte Pinto Coelho. 566 p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveaux contes à Ninon

      Charpentier 1874 - - Charpentier, Paris 1874, in-12 (12x18,5cm), 306pp., relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant, sans mention, après 25 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande. Reliure moderne pastiche en demi-chagrin vert. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons dorés. Titre et date dorés. Dos éclairci. Couvertures jaunes conservées, la première restaurée en marge externe. Bel exemplaire, d'une parfaite fraîcheur. Ex-libris Hubert Sangnier. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition current paper without mention, after 25 hard copies of Holland paper. Binding modern pastiche half green shagreen. Back with nerves decorated with gilded boxes. gilt title and date. spine cleared. yellow Blankets preserved, restored in the first outer margin. Beautiful copy, a perfect freshness. Bookplate Hubert Sangnier. 306pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

       1. H. 20. Jh.. Mischtechnik auf beigem Zeichenpapier. 23,5x19,5 cm (Abb.) auf 31,3x26,3 cm (Bl.). Monogramm und Maßstab (1:10) mit Blst., rote Registriernummer mit Tinte re. unten. Inet / Wikipedia // Th.-Becker // Wiesbaden 1874-1949 Berchtesgaden. -Blatt sauber, nur geringe Faltigkeit im oberen Rand. -Unter PP! Versand D: 6,50 EUR Werbung, Werbegrafik, Reklame, Brauereiwerbung, Bier, Bürgerbräu, Bierwerbung, Brauerei Bürger Bräu, Firmenwerbung

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        Atlas of the City of Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. From actual Survey Official records & Private Plans, by and under the Direction of G. M. Hopkins, Civil Engineer

      Philadelphia, G. M. Hopkins & Co. 1874 - First Edition. Folio. Original quarter leather covered in brown cloth, gilt lettering and blind decoration to front cover. Color cadastral maps of Newton, Massachusetts. 22 plates total, AÐV: 17 double page maps, each 26 1/2 x 17 1/4 inches; 5 single page maps, each 13 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches. Very good, normal wear to leather; very good maps but for the occasional stain. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Diamond Cut Diamond. A Story of Tuscan Life and Other Stories

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First edition, preceding the English edition by two months. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth, brown endpapers. Very Good copy, minor edgewear and slight damage to endpapers. First edition, preceding the English edition by two months. 1 vols. 8vo. Quite rare. Sadleir 3269; Wolff 6852* (1876 one-volume edition only)

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        [MILL'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN RUSSIAN] Avtobiografiya [i e Autobiography] / translated and edited by G E Blagosvetov

      St.Petersburg: V. Tushnov, 1874. 332 p. 18x13 cm. Contemporary quarter-leather. Good condition. First edition of John Stuart Mill's autobiography that was printed in Russian the next year after it appeared in English. Grigory Evlampievich Blagosvetov (1824-1880) who translated this book into Russian was the editor in chief of such influential magazines of the time as 'Delo' and 'Russkoe slovo'. Mill's ideas were popular in Russia and his works were widely known - most of them were translated into Russian in 1860s. 'Principles of political economy' was first translated into Russian by Chernyshevsky.

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        MILL'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN RUSSIAN] Avtobiografiya [i.e. Autobiography] / translated and edited by G.E. Blagosvetov

      - St.Petersburg: V. Tushnov, 1874. 332 p. 18x13 cm. Contemporary quarter-leather. Good condition. First edition of John Stuart Mill's autobiography that was printed in Russian the next year after it appeared in English. Grigory Evlampievich Blagosvetov (1824-1880) who translated this book into Russian was the editor in chief of such influential magazines of the time as 'Delo' and 'Russkoe slovo'. Mill's ideas were popular in Russia and his works were widely known - most of them were translated into Russian in 1860s. 'Principles of political economy' was first translated into Russian by Chernyshevsky. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire des arts et manufactures et de l'agriculture

      Librairie du Dictionnaire des Arts et Manufactures, 1874. 4 EncyclopÈdie technologique. Description des procÈdÈs de l'industrie franÁaise et ÈtrangËre. 4Ëme Èdition. 3 volumes de dictionnaire (non paginÈs/pagination discontinue) + le ComplÈment datÈ de 1872. Demi reliures basane frottÈes, avec quelques accrocs sur le cuir. Petite dÈchirure sur la coiffe supÈrieure du tome 3 et la coiffe infÈrieure du tome 2. Dos lisses avec des filets dorÈs. Rares rousseurs. Un manque sur le coin supÈrieur des derniËres pages de garde du complÈment. Coins usÈs. Etat satisfaisant FranÁais

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        HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS.

      Philadelphia: Caxton Press of Sherman & Co. for D. Rice & Co., 1872-1874. - [4],450; 541pp., plus the "Billy Bowlegs" frontispiece portrait in volume two. Royal octavo. Contemporary three-quarter red morocco and pebbled cloth, spines gilt, t.e.g. Spine rubbed, hinges reinforced. Internally clean. Very good. The scarce text volumes to the last folio edition of one of the most important 19th-century works on the American Indian, and one of the most important color plate books produced in America in the age of lithography. The second volume contains the frontispiece portrait of Billy Bowlegs, which is unique to this edition. After six years as superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the American Indians for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827 he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee, and Winnebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Indian tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1829, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the West. Both authors, not unlike George Catlin, whom they tried to enlist in their publishing enterprise, saw their book as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. McKenney provided the biographies, many based on personal interviews, and Hall wrote the general history of the North American Indian. OCLC 35709791. Another edition: HOWES M129, "b." BENNETT, p.79. SABIN 43410a. FIELD 992. SERVIES 2150. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 68 (ref).

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        Zur Theorie der partiellen Differentialgleichungen.

      Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1874. First edition, rare, of the doctoral thesis of "the greatest woman mathematician prior to the twentieth century" (DSB) and the first woman in Europe to obtain a doctorate in mathematics. The thesis contains what is now called the 'Cauchy-Kowalevsky' theorem on the existence of solutions of partial differential equations. It generalises a result obtained by the French mathematician Augustin-Louis Cauchy in 1842, although "it goes without saying that Kovalevskaya's work was completely independent of the work of Cauchy, even though there is some duplication. The important concept of normal form, which brings order to the whole topic, is due to Kovalevskaya, though probably inspired by [Carl Gustav Jacob] Jacobi" (Cooke, p. 35). Henri Poincaré said that "Kovalevsky significantly simplified the proof and gave the theorem its definitive form," and the German mathematician Karl Weierstrass, under whose supervision the thesis was written, wrote: "So you see, dear Sonya, that your observation (which seemed so simple to you) on the distinctive property of partial differential equations ... was for me the starting point for interesting and very elucidating researches." In addition to being a brilliant mathematician, Kovalevskaya was also a political activist and a public advocate of feminism. Provenance: Signed and inscribed on title page by Mariia Vasil'evna Pavlova (1854-1938) to Alexandra Mirozkina in 1911. Pavlova, a palaeontologist well known for her research on fossil hoofed-mammals, studied at the Sorbonne from 1880 to 1884, and from 1885 worked in Moscow University, initially as an unpaid volunteer in the geological museum. Shortly after the Russian Revolution she became a professor of palaeontology at Moscow University, later acting as the first female head of its department of palaeontology. She was an honorary member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, and academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. In 1926 the French Geological Society jointly awarded its prestigious Albert Gaudry Medal to her and her husband Aleksei Pavlov. The simplest form of the Cauchy-Kowalevsky theorem states that any equation of the form ∂z/∂x = f(x, y, z, ∂z/∂y), where the function f is analytic (has a convergent power series expansion) near a point (x0, y0, z0, w0) has an analytic solution z(x, y) which is analytic near (x0, y0) and which is equal to a given analytic function g(y) when x = x0. Eighteenth-century mathematicians had developed a successful approach to solving such partial differential equations, which was called the 'method of undetermined coefficients.' This involved writing down a power series for the unknown solution f in which the coefficients of the powers of the variables were treated as unknown coefficients. Substitution in the equation to be solved then led to an infinite set of algebraic equations for the unknown coefficients. By solving these algebraic equations a solution f of the partial differential equation was found. Eighteenth-century mathematicians used the method of undetermined coefficients in a formal way, without worrying about the convergence of the power series they obtained as a solution. The first person to worry in print about such convergence was Cauchy (1789-1857). In 'Mémoire sur l'emploi du calcul des limites dans l'intégration des équations aux dérivées partielles' (Comptes rendus, 1842), Cauchy used a technique which he called the 'calcul des limites', now called the 'method of majorants' in English, to establish that the power series obtained by the method of undetermined coefficients always converge. This was the first version of the 'Cauchy-Kowalevsky' theorem to be proved. Weierstrass (1815-97) was working on problems similar to those which Cauchy studied at about the same time, apparently in ignorance of Cauchy's work. Weierstrass's work was not published until 1894, and was communicated only to his students at Berlin after 1857, one of whom was Kovalevskaya. Weierstrass pursued these questions because he wanted to use differential equations in order to define analytic functions, and so he naturally had to consider the question of the existence of solutions. "Apparently [Weierstrass] thought that a general theorem could be proved to the effect that a power series obtained formally from a partial differential equation in which only analytic functions occur would necessarily converge. He says in a letter of 25 September 1874 to [Paul] du Bois-Reymond that he had made such a conjecture. It is this conjecture which Kovalevskaya was evidently supposed to prove, if possible" (Cooke, p. 30). She succeeded completely. "In the general theorem, the simple case illustrated [above] is generalized to functions of more than two independent variables, to derivatives of order higher than the first, and to systems of equations" (DSB). "Kovalevskaya worked the material into its final form in July 1874 and submitted it to the University of Gottingen as one of the dissertations for the doctoral degree. The following month she submitted it to the Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik, where it appeared in 1875 [Bd. 80, pp. 1-32]. While the article was in press, Kovalevskaya returned to Russia. The final episode in the story is told in a letter from Weierstrass to Kovalevskaya dated 21 April 1875. Weierstrass says that he received the early 1875 issues of the Comptes rendus rather late, as a consequence of a delay in renewing his subscription. He was amazed to find in them two articles by [Jean Gaston] Darboux 'On the existence of an integral in differential equations containing an arbitrary number of functions and independent variables.' He continues, "So you see, my dear, that this question is one which is awaiting an answer, and I am very glad that my student was able to anticipate her rivals" ... Weierstrass sent a copy of Kovalevskaya's dissertation to Darboux's mentor [Charles] Hermite in Paris and advised Kovalevskaya to ask [Carl] Borchardt, the editor of the Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik, to state in the journal that Kovalevskaya's article had been received in August 1874. His fears of a priority dispute were exaggerated, however. Hermite and Darboux became Kovalevskaya's closest friends and admirers in Paris and were later instrumental in promoting her participation in the Bordin Competition for 1888, in which she won international fame and 5,000 francs ... "Taken in the context of the time, Kovalevskaya's paper can be considered significant for at least three reasons. First, it gave systematic conditions which the method of undetermined coefficients must work. Second, it charted the terrain, so to speak, for the application of analytic function theory in differential equations, showing under what conditions a differential equation was likely to have an analytic solution. Third, it showed that a differential equation could be used as the definition of an analytic function, when taken together with certain initial conditions" (Cooke, pp. 34-6). Kovalevskaya (1850-91) "was the daughter of Vasily Korvin-Krukovsky, an artillery general, and Yelizaveta Shubert, both well-educated members of the Russian nobility ... In Recollections of Childhood (and the fictionalized version, The Sisters Rajevsky), Sonya Kovalevsky vividly described her early life: her education by a governess of English extraction; the life at Palabino (the Krukovsky country estate); the subsequent move to St. Petersburg; the family social circle, which included Dostoevsky; and the general's dissatisfaction with the "new" ideas of his daughters. The story ends with her fourteenth year. At that time the temporary wallpaper in one of the children's rooms at Palabino consisted of the pages of a text from her father's schooldays, namely, Ostrogradsky's lithographed lecture notes on differential and integral calculus. Study of that novel wall-covering provided Sonya with her introduction to the calculus. In 1867 she took a more rigorous course under the tutelage of Aleksandr N. Strannolyubsky, mathematics professor at the naval academy in St. Petersburg, who immediately recognized her great potential as a mathematician. "Sonya and her sister Anyuta were part of a young people's movement to promote the emancipation of women in Russia. A favorite method of escaping from bondage was to arrange a marriage of convenience which would make it possible to study at a foreign university. Thus, at age eighteen, Sonya contracted such a nominal marriage with Vladimir Kovalevsky, a young paleontologist, whose brother Aleksandr was already a renowned zoologist at the University of Odessa. In 1869 the couple went to Heidelberg, where Vladimir studied geology and Sonya took courses with Kirchhoff, Helmholtz, Koenigsberger, and du Bois-Reymond. In 1871 she left for Berlin, where she studied with Weierstrass, and Vladimir went to Jena to obtain his doctorate. As a woman, she could not be admitted to university lectures; consequently Weierstrass tutored her privately during the next four years. By 1874 she had completed three research papers on partial differential equations, Abelian integrals, and Saturn's rings. The first of these was a remarkable contribution, and all three qualified her for the doctorate in absentia from the University of Göttingen. "In spite of Kovalevsky's doctorate and strong letters of recommendation from Weierstrass, she was unable to obtain an academic position anywhere in Europe. Hence she returned to Russia where she was reunited with her husband. The couple's only child, a daughter, "Foufie," was born in 1878. When Vladimir's lectureship at Moscow University failed to materialize, he and Sonya worked at odd jobs, then engaged in business and real estate ventures. An unscrupulous company involved Vladimir in shady speculations that led to his disgrace and suicide in 1883. His widow turned to Weierstrass for assistance and, through the efforts of the Swedish analyst Gösta Mittag-Leffler, one of Weierstrass' most distinguished disciples, Sonya Kovalevsky vas appointed to a lectureship in mathematics at the University of Stockholm. In 1889 Mittag-Leffler secured a life professorship for her. "During Kovalevsky's years at Stockholm she carried on her most important research and taught courses (in the spirit of Weierstrass) on the newest and most advanced topics in analysis. She completed research already begun on the subject of the propagation of light in a crystalline medium. Her memoir, On the Rotation of a Solid Body About a Fixed Point (1888), won the Prix Bordin of the French Academy of Sciences. The judges considered the paper so exceptional that they raised the prize from 3,000 to 5,000 francs. Her subsequent research on the same subject won the prize from the Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1889. At the end of that year she was elected to membership in the Russian Academy of Sciences. Less than two years later, at the height of her career, she died of influenza complicated by pneumonia ... "An unusual aspect of Sonya Kovalevsky's life was that, along with her scientific work, she attempted a simultaneous career in literature. The titles of some of her novels arc indicative of their subject matter: The University Lecturer, The Nihilist (unfinished), The Woman Nihilist, and, finally, A Story of the Riviera. In 1887 she collaborated with her good friend and biographer, Mittag-Leffier's sister, Anne Charlotte Leffler-Edgren (later Duchess of Cajanello), in writing a drama, The Struggle for Happiness, which was favorably received when it was produced at the Korsh Theater in Moscow. She also wrote a critical commentary on George Eliot, whom she and her husband had visited on a holiday trip to England in 1869" (DSB). Cooke, The Mathematics of Sonya Kovalevskaya, Springer, 1984. 4to (254 x 198 mm), pp [4], 32, contemporary half calf over blind-tooled cloth boards, front inner hinge week. A fine and fresh copy. Very rare.

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        COUNTY ATLAS OF WARREN, NEW JERSEY FROM ACTUAL SURVEYS BY AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF F W BEERS

      NY: Beers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1874. Hardcover. 92 pages; Only one copy at auction in last 140 years, [sold for $1,092 in 2003]. 13 x 16". 1/2 leather over pebblegrain boards. Some wear to interior binding at bottome. Single and double page; US, NJ, WARREN COOUNTY NJ, Pahaquarry and other details of Warren County including 15 Townships, 78 Towns and Villages as well s an index. Maps are included in the pagination. Three foldout maps. All with hand coloring. Maps are free of foxing and toning. Double page US map shows Dakota as a single state, Indian Territory, etc. Plates dated 1874 as is the ownership of Charles A Lott. Provenance: Ex Estate of Bob Jones, Allentown, Pa. Complete as called for. Provenance: Ex Estate of Bob Jones, Allentown, Pa. ; 0 .

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        CONTES ET NOUVELLES en vers par M. de la Fontaine

      - Paris, A. Barraud, 1874. Complet en 2 vol. reliés: 15 x 23 cm, XLVI-v-268-[1] + xi-320 p., à grandes marges et grandes barbes. Réimpression de l'édition des Fermiers généraux (Amsterdam, 1762). Ouvrages ornés de 85 planches gravées en hors texte. Édition tirée à 1004 exemplaires. L'un des 100 exemplaires sur Chine (no. 23). Très luxueuses reliures en demi-maroquin bleu à coins. Dos à cinq nerfs avec auteur, titre, tomaison et année en doré, entrenerfs à fers et fleurons dorés. Plats et intérieurs marbrés. Tranches sup. dorées. Superbe ensemble en parfait état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Mantel der Liebe. Drei Tanzbilder. [Text ohne Noten].

      14 x 15 cm. 12 ungez. Bll. Mit 5 photogr. Abb. Kordelgeheft. OBrosch. m. dekorativem Buntpapiereinband (Herz-Flächenmuster in Rosa, Schwarz u. Rot gedruckt). Nahezu druckfrisches Exemplar, lediglich der Einband mit leichten Stellspuren. Vgl. ÖBL I, 89 (hier irrig ?Der Markt der Liebe?). Tanzspiel nach eigenem Buch des österreichischen Komponisten Julius Bittner (1874-1939). Sehr ansprechend gestaltete Broschüre mit Kostümentwürfen und Einbandgestaltung von dem ungenannten Koloman Moser. ?Die künstlerische Zusammenarbeit von Moser und Bittner geht auf das Jahr 1909 zurück, als Bittners Ballett ?Der Mantel der Liebe? im Gartentheater der internationalen Kunstschau uraufgeführt wurde. Ein undatierter Brief Kolo Mosers, der aus dem Jahr 1909 stammen muß, handelt von diesem Projekt: ??Es wäre gut wenn gleich nach Fertigstellung Ihrer Arbeiten [Klavierpart] mit den Proben begonnen werden könnte. Gretl Wiesenthal ist entzückt. [] Gretl möchte eventuell bei Reinhardt in Berlin die Lilith spielen und ihrer Schwester Else die Minne überlassen! []. Wir werden dann festsetzen ob und wann eine Zusammenkunft von Godlewsky, Gretl, Wimmer, Ihnen etc. stattfinden soll.? Die in dem Brief angekündigte Mitwirkung von Grete und Elsa Wiesenthal kam nicht zustande. Die Hauptrollen der Minne und Lilith tanzten bei der am 25. Juni 1909 stattfindenden Uraufführung Lene [d.i. Marie Madeleine] und Miss Macara. Die Choreographie stammte von Karl Godlewsky, die Inszenierung vom Architekten E. J. Wimmer [d.i. Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill ?], die musikalische Leitung hatte Egon Bloch inne.? (Vgl. dazu: Zauner W., ?Meine tiefe und aufrichtige Verehrung für ihre Person und ihr Werk? in ÖMZ Bd. 44, Dez. 1989, S. 78). - Die Abbildungen zeigen: ?Frau Minne? (Lene Jamrich) / ?Lilith? (Miss Macara) / ?Ein Sonnenstrahl? (Mitzi Schreiner) / ?Das Weib? (Clarisse Robert) / ?Die Kokette? (Mitzi Schreiner). Das Stoffmuster des Mantels den ?Frau Minne? trägt, ist dasselbe Flächenmuster wie das des Einbandes. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.

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        Yacht-Reise in den Syrten 1873.

      Prag, H. Mercy 1874. 4°. 6Bll., 400 S. mit 34 Textxylographien. 30 xylographierte Tafeln u. 1 separates gefalt. farbiges Panorama. OLn.unter Verwendung der Reste des alten Materials fachgerecht restauriert. Vorsätze erneuert. Nun in bestem Zustand. \"Erste Ausgabe. Hamann 269; Kainb. I,88. Die Illustrationen nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Syrten, Yacht, Ludwig Salvator, Nordafrika, Reise

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