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        Der Kurort St. Moritz und seine Eisen-Säuerlinge. Mit Ansicht des Kurhauses, Karte des Oberengadins und meteorologischer Beilage.

      X, 150 Seiten. Hardcover Sehr seltene Originalausgabe von 1874, kein Reprint. Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. petrominera_alt. 056

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bookfarm]
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        Public Sale! In the City of Jackson Miss., at 10 o'clock, A.M. Saturday, May 16, 1874.

      Jackson Miss., April 14, 1874. Broadside, folio sheet 12" x 8 1/2", body of text is 14 lines, excluding bold print title, and identifying description. One side slightly uneven, minor margin fold or tear, no impact on text, a little foxing, slight margin stain; otherwise very good. This broadside advertises the sale of "condemned quartermaster's stores," including "1 Dump Cart, 1 Heating Stove, 1 Cooking Stove, Stove pipe and elbows, Mule Collars, Mule Bridles, Pumps, Oil-Cans, Steel Hoes, Steel Rakes, Scythe and Scythe Snaths, Hay-forks, Hatchets, Halter-chains, Cross-cut Saw, Hand saw, Monkey Wrench, Rasp, Paulins. Additional stuff includes camp and garrison equipment. Terms are for cash on delivery. The sale was to be held under the purview of Lieutenant L. O. Shelby of the 16 Infantry, which is sign by him in print.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints]
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        Extraits des Historiens du Japon.

      G. Quantin, Paris, 1874 - Publies par la Societe des Etudes Japonaises. 8vo. 3 vols. 242pp. Lithographed printing. Original pictorial wr., rubbed and slightly chipped. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Desperate Remedies.

      New York: Henry Holt, 1874. 8vo, original decorated mustard yellow cloth, black lettering. ¶ Hardy's first novel, issued in Holt's Leisure Hour Series. Endpapers a little browned; fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop]
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        THE COURTIN'

      Boston: James Osgood Co 1874 - Original brown cloth, titles in black, decoration in gilt and blind. Black endpapers, tissue guarded plates, all edges gilt. Minor foxing to half-title and final illustration, one tissue guard with vertical crease. A handsome NEAR FINE copy of this most attractive book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Journey to the Centre of the Earth

      Henry L. Shepard, 1874 Henry L. Shepard & Co, Boston, 1874. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. [ Edouard ] Riou (illustrator). Second American Edition. [ Edouard ] Riou. Second American Edition. vi, [1], [1 blank], 9-294 pages. Handsome original red pictorial binding showing "the explorers aboard their raft in the volcano" on the front cover. Cloth. Second American edition of Verne's second book. The first edition of this work was published serially by Frank Leslie. The first American edition in book form was published by Scribner, Armstrong in Nov 8, 1873 based on the English translation by Griffith and Farran. The example offered here, was published by Henry L. Shepard & Co as a cheap edition, and announced in the July 1, 1874 issue of American Booksellers Guide, Shepard intended this edition to compete with the Scribner Armstrong edition of 1873. Other than the binding, which is quite nice, the production values show a less detailed eye - offsetting from other sheets, broken type in places, etc. Taves and Michaluk (V002) note the Scribner Armstrong edition contains 52 full page woodcut illustrations by Riou. This copy by Shepard has 2 figures with lanterns on the spine, and the 15 called for illustrations, with one further (Prof von Hardwigg) plus the vignette on the title page. Scribner responded to Shepard's challenge with a popular edition in plain cloth later in 1874 with 20 illustrations of their own. A nice early edition of this Verne classic not often found in the marketplace. Taves & Michaluk V002. Very good condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Holland House

      London, Macmillan & Co., 1874. First Edition. Hard Cover. Two volumes: 2 p.l., [vii]-xvi, 289, [1] pages; 1 p.l., [v]-xi, 255, [1] pages, frontispieces, illus., portraits, facsimiles (part folding); 29 cm. A history and physical description of the residence of the Holland family in Kensington, London. Built in 1606, the mansion was bought in 1767 by English politician Henry Fox, first Baron Holland (1705-1774), and was made famous in the first forty years of the nineteenth century by the hospitality of Henry Fox, 3d Baron Holland, and his wife. Reformers such as Jeremy Bentham, Samuel Romilly and Henry Brougham; scientists such as Michael Faraday and Humphry Davy; writers such as Thomas Moore, George Byron and Sir Walter Scott and statesmen such as William Melbourne, George Canning and Henry Palmerston were frequent guests at the famous Holland House dinners. Bound in full blue leather signed "Bayntun Binder Bath". Magnificent large-paper copy; gift quality. Stock#OB585 oversize.

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        Five days after returning as Prime Minister, Disraeli writes to the former Governor of Bombay - "It has mortified me that, in the construction of the government, I have not succeeded in placing you in a becoming post … new men have arisen, whose claims could not be passed over…"

      London, England, February 25, 1874. 4.5" x 7". "Black-bordered Autograph Letter Signed ""B. Disraeli"" as Prime Minister, 4 pages, 4.5"" x 7"", front and verso on conjoined sheets. On ""2, Whitehall Gardens S.W."" embossed stationery, February 25, 1874. To Sir Seymour Fitzgerald. Possibly black-bordered because of his wife's death 14 months earlier. Fine condition.Headed ""Private."" In full, ""It has mortified me, that, in the construction of the government, I have not succeeded in placing you in a becoming post. During the eight Right Honorable years, sir which you have been absent from the House of Commons, two thirds of which were passed by us in a barren & gloomy opposition, new men have arisen, whose claims could not be passed over, & these only have been partially met. To effect even what I have done, I have been obliged to separate myself from colleagues to whom I am bound by personal friendship, as weak as public sympathy. I do not however wish you to misunderstand the feeling, as regards yourself, under which have made these arrangements, & that you should know from me personally, that if the opportunity offers to endorse your viscount, it will be most gratifying to Yours sincerely B. Disraeli.""Disraeli led the Conservative Party to victory in 1874 and returned as Prime Minister on February 20, 1874, just five days before he wrote this letter to Sir Seymour Fitzgerald (1818-1885) who was a Member of the House of Commons for Horsham (1848, 1852-1855). He served as Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1858-1859) and as Governor of Bombay (1867-1872). He was admitted to the Privvy Council and made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India and Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire. On his return to Britain, Fitzgerald again represented Horsham in Parliament from 1874 to 1875. In 1875, he was appointed by Disraeli as Chief Charity Commissioner.Deaccessioned from Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, The Disraeli Project at Queen's University (1975-2014)."

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        The captivity of Hans Stade of Hesse, in A.D. 1547-1555, among the wilde tribes of eastern Brazil. Translated by Albert Tootal, Esq. of Rio de Janeiro and annotated by Richard F. Burton

      London: Hakluyt Society, 1874. First edition in English, 8vo, pp. [8], xcvi, 169; endpapers darkened, else a very good, sound copy in original blue cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine. The 57 page preface and 37 page introduction are by Richard F. Burton. Issued in the Society's First Series, Part II, Number 51. Captivity of the German sailor in the Portuguese colony of Sancte Vincente on the NE coast of South America, first published at Marburg in 1557. Casada 79; Penzer, p. 90; Borba de Moraes 837: 'On many occasions during his exile Burton had the opportunity to visit the sixteenth century fort of Betioga, near Santos, where Hans Staden was soldier in charge of guns. He read the famous book and recommended to his friend Albert Tootal that he should make a translation. . . this work reveals in Burton an excellent knowledge of Brazilian history and ethnography and the Tupi language'.

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        Picturesque America. The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of The Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country

      D. Appleton & Company, New York 1874 - Large quartos. 2 volumes: viii, 568pp, [1]; vi, 576pp. [1]. Volume I illustrated with frontispiece, engraved half title page and 22 more steel engravings. Volume II illustrated with frontispiece, engraved title page, and 23 more engravings. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt illustrated titles on front boards and spines. Marbled end papers. All edges gilt. Cloth covered boards are edge worn. Leather joints are rubbed. Hinges are tender. Light scattered foxing to contents. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OTSAR SHORSHE LESHON RUSYA, METURGAM BI-SEFAT 'EVER UVI-SEFAT ASHKENAZ (IN YIDISH DAITSH) = RUSSISHER VORTER-BUKH: VE-NILVAH ELAV KITSUR DIKDUK SEFAT RUSYA BI-LESHON ASHKENAZ

      Vilna; Bi-Defus Y. L. Mats 1874 - Period Boards. 8vo. XXVIII, 70 pages. 21 cm. First edition. Russian, Yiddish and Hebrew. Appears to be the first appearance of a Yiddish-Russian-Hebrew dictionary. Dictionary. Foreword in Yiddish. Contains grammar and dictionary. Scarce. Subjects: Russian language - Dictionaries - Hebrew. Russian language - Dictionaries - Yiddish. Russian language. Russisher vorter bukh; Shorshe leshon Rusya. Dictionaries. OCLC lists 5 copies (Harvard, Nypl, British Libr, CJH, Natl Libr Israel) . Light soiling and light foxing throughout, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (YID-21-55) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE GILDED AGE

      American Publishing. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; These "subscription" books were issued in . various styles of cloth and leather bindings. Collectors should be aware . that the early cloth bindings, unlike the bindings on Twain's later books, . are very hard to find in truly nice condition. The cloth and papers used . were relatively cheap quality and become brittle with age. This book has . original publisher boards; NOT REBOUND as is often the case for this work! . -- dark brown or black original cloth over boards. Decoratively stamped in . gilt, spine lettered in gilt, publishers logo blind-stamped on back cover, . also blindstamped details to boards. Plain endpapers. Appendix present . plus RARE (for some reason most copies have advertisements excised out) . 4pp pub. Adv. At rear. Top edge light brown. With more than 200 . illustrations and PLATES by eminent artists of the day! Fold-out . illustration @ page 246 -- almost 2 feet long -- present and in EXCELLENT . condition! Original publisher boards; NOT REBOUND as is often the case for . this work! -- dark brown or black original cloth over boards. Decoratively . stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, publishers logo blind-stamped on . back cover, also blindstamped details to boards. Plain endpapers. THICK -- . 574pp; plus APPENDIX; plus RARE (for some reason most copies have . advertisements excised out) 4pp pub. Adv. At rear. Top edge light brown. . AND... With more than 200 illustrations and PLATES by eminent artists of . the day! Fold-out illustration @ page 246 -- almost 2 feet long -- present . and in EXCELLENT condition! Rubbing to board corners/lower half of outside . edge of boards; spine ends light rubbed, and some to spine edges. Small . previous owner stamp to second blank; an occasional fox mark.. 1874. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. With date of 1873 on Copyright Page and 1874 on Title Page [AS CALLED FOR]. THE GILDED AGE appeared at the end of 1873. Some copies carry an 1873 date, but most are dated 1874... Including most of the 60 ADVANCE REVIEW COPIES sent out in wrappers AND the copy that co-author Warner presented his mother on the day of publication. Copies with the earliest states of the text are found with both 1873 and 1874 title-pages. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 574 pages; Twain's first novel. Even Long Fold-out Illustration is NEAR MINT! .

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        Archiv der Pharmacie. Herausgegeben von E. Reichardt (später von E. Schmidt und H. Berckurts). 204. bis 246. Band (ohne Band 230)

      Selbstverlag des deutschen Apothekervereins, Halle 1874 bis 1908. in 41 Bänden 700 bis 1100 S. je Band mit Abbildungen und Tafeln, marmoriertes Halbleinen mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel auf Papier-Rückenschild, 3 Bände (die Bände 231, 232 und 233 in broschierten Einzelheften (jeder Band in 9 Einzelheften - so vollständig), Schnitt leicht angestaubt und Einbände teils leicht fleckig, Papier vereinzelt leicht braunfleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar (die broschierten Einzelhefte teils leicht beschädigt), Die Reihe in 38 gebundenen und 3 ungebundenen Bänden (ein oder 2 Bände je Erscheinungsjahr). Die Bände 218 und 219 sind gemeinsam in einem Band gebunden. Es fehlt Band 230 (Jahrgang 1892). Die ersten 24 Bände sind neben der laufenden Bandnummer noch mit einer Jahrgangsnummer bezeichet (53. bis 68. Jahrgang). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Chemie, Medizin, Pharmazie, Zeitschriften

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        Ismalia: A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1874 Volume I: 447 pages; fold-out map. Volume II: 588 pages. Newer green cloth binding with green leather spine and corners; gilt ornamentation. Minor damage to a few page corners and fold-out map.Rebound by Lewis & Harris Bookbinders, Bath, England.JWSC LLC is listing this property on behalf of a private collector's estate. Documentation on file indicates this book was purchased by the estate from E. M. Lawson & Co. in 1971.Additional photography available.

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        History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce. In Four Volumes. With numerous Illustrations.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1874-76 - 4 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, titles and decoration to spines gilt and black, decorative frame to front covers black surrounding gilt vignette, single rule frame blocked in blind to rear covers, fore edge untrimmed, yellow coated endpapers. Spines gently rolled, slight bumps to extremities, closed tear to map in vol. 1, production fault to foot of pp. 7-8 of vol. 2. An excellent handsome set. With 4 folded colour maps as frontispieces, black and white illustrations to text. First edition, first impression. Lindsay, a shipowner and MP, who had run away from home to be a seafarer and "in 1839 received a sabre wound from a pirate, whom he then shot dead" wrote a number of works on naval and mercantile laws, "however, his monument as a writer is his authoritative four-volume History of Merchant Shipping" (ODNB). An uncommon set complete, with only 5 copies traced at auction since 1908. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Lectures and Charges of the Degree of Rebekah of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of the United States

      Grand Lodge of the United States, I. O. O. F. / John Medole, Printer, New York 1874 - 30 pages. Green pebbled cloth stamped in blind, with cover title: Rebekah Degree Book. Uncommon, with OCLC showing one copy only of a 28 page 1873 issue, and no copies of this. Edges rubbed; foxing throughout; paper split at gutter of title page but binding remains sound. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Scarlet Shawl. A novel.

      Tinsley Brothers, London 1874 - First edition of Jefferies first novel, published at the author's own expense; this copy being Miller & Matthews third variant, with the uncorrected dedication leaf and without advertisements. 8vo. 309pp. Professionally re-cased retaining the original decorated cloth but with new endpapers. Just a touch of very minor soiling to several leaf margins. A very good copy. Former owner bookplate to front pastedown. Miller & Matthews (B4.3) estimate a print run of 500 copies, issued in three batches in July 1874, spring 1875 and this third one sometime afterwards but before August 1877. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to his Death. Continued by a Narrative of his Last Moments and Sufferings, obtained from his Faithful Servants Chuma and Susi

      John Murray, London, 1874 Printed by William Clowes and Sons (London). Volume I: 360 pages plus list of additional publications at end; separate folded map. Volume II: 346 pages plus list of additional publications at end; color fold-out map. Rebound by Lewis & Harris Bookbinders, Bath, England (stamped verso of front endpaper). Black boards with black leather spine and corners; gilt ornamentation. Stamped "Disposed of by the Royal Institution" last page. Very fine condition. JWSC LLC is listing this property on behalf of a private estate. Documentation on file indicates this book was purchased by the collector in the 1970s from a UK dealer.

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        Khayim LeGufa [bound together with:] Refua veKhayim

      Bi-defus Yitshak Shemu'el di Shigurah, Izmir, Ismir, Tureky, Ottoman Empire 1874 - Both works published the same year by same publisher. [2], 38 leaves + [2], 64 leaves, one folded table. First work: WorldCat: Libraries worldwide that own item: 5. Second work: WorldCat: Librareis worldwide that own it On title page is a hand written Hebrew inscription in the Sfardic script(Ta¿alik) used by Ladino speaking Jews of Turkey and the Balkans. It translates into English as, "I bought it [this book] on the 12th day in the month of Kislev in the year 5649 [= 18 November 1888] from my teacher and rabbi, Rabbi Avraham Moriono, may God preserve him, at Migdalim" [Migdalim, which in modern Hebrew often translated as "towers" here refers to "Anadolahisari", the quarter around the Anadoluhisan (English: Anatolian Castle), in Istanbul, Turkey, on the Bosporus, on the Anatolian (Asian) side of the Bosporus. This is in the Beykoz district. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Robert Helmont. Etudes et paysages

      Edition for of wich no leading copies exists. Bound in half morocco chocolate shagreen, back with five nerves decorated double gilded boxes enriched their centers golden figure Sarcey, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author to his friend Sarcey. A discrete annotation pen at the top of the title page probably from the hand of dedicatee, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! E. Dentu Paris 1874 11x18cm relié

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        Les chants de Maldoror

      - Chez tous les libraires, Paris & Bruxelles 1874, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale rare.Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés, date dorée en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin havane, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures (comportant de discrètes restaurations marginales) conservées, tête dorée, reliure signée de Devauchelle.Imprimée en 1869 par Lacroix, cette édition ne fut pas mise dans le commerce par crainte de la censure. Seule une dizaine d'exemplaires furent brochés et remis à l'auteur (cinq ont été recensés à ce jour). En 1874,Jean-Baptiste Rozez, autre libraire-éditeur Belge, récupère le stock et publie l'ouvrage avec une couverture et une page de titre de relais à la date 1874, et sans mention d'éditeur.Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale rare. Reliure en demi cuir de Russie noir, dos à cinq nerfs orné de filets dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures (comportant de discrètes restaurations marginales) conservées, reliure de l'époque. Imprimée en 1869 par Lacroix, cette édition ne fut pas mise dans le commerce par crainte de la censure. Seule une dizaine d'exemplaires furent brochés et remis à l'auteur (cinq ont été recensés à ce jour). En 1874, Jean-Baptiste Rozez, autre libraire-éditeur belge, récupère le stock et publie l'ouvrage avec une couverture et une page de titre de relais à la date 1874, et sans mention d'éditeur. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi à l'époque avec ses couvertures.

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        Collected Poems.

      (Spine slightly browned, title-label rubbed and repaired, some foxing to the pastedowns and endpapers, typical for this title. Two pages browned else good.) "Robert Lee Frost (geb. 26. März 1874 in San Francisco, Kalifornien gest. 29. Januar 1963 in Boston) war ein amerikanischer Dichter und vierfacher Pulitzer-Preisträger." (Wikipedia).One of 1000 numbered copies designed and printed by The Spiral Press, New York, in handset Lutetia type by Jan van Krimpen and printed on Pannekoek paper with the Spiral Press watermark, mouldmade in Holland.Signed by the author on the half-title. Contents: "A Boy's Will" "North of Boston" "Mountain Interval" "New Hampshire" "West-Running Brook".The first collected edition of Frost's poems, with numerous revisions from their original appearances, and two poems printed for the first time. - Erste Ausgabe. Eins von nur 1000 handnumerierten Exemplaren, handgesetzt in Jan van Krimpens Lutetia und gedruckt von der Spiral Press, New York auf holländisches Pannekoek-Maschinenbüttenpapier mit dem Wasserzeichen der Presse dies zusätzlich vom Autor auf dem Vortitel signiert. Hellbräunlichgrauer Original-Leinwandband mit goldgeprägtem Lederrückenschildchen, Kopfgoldschnitt, vorn und unten unbeschnitten. Rücken leicht nachgedunkelt, Rückenschildchen berieben und restauriert, Vorsätze leicht gebräunt innen zwei Seiten - wohl von einem ehemals eingelegten Zeitungsausschnitt - gebräunt. Exlibris auf vorderem Spiegel und dezenter symbolischer Besitzerstempel auf erstem weißen Blatt. Sonst frisch. - First edition. Crane A14 - Blumenthal & al.: The Spiral Press (1968) 7. - RFM. Signed by Robert Frost - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        Territory of Wyoming. Its History, Soil, Climate, Resources, etc.

      1874 - (WYOMING). Wyoming (Territory). The Territory of Wyoming. Its History, Soil, Climate, Resources, etc. Laramie City: Daily Sentinel Print, Dec. 1874. 83, [1] p. Blue printed wrappers. A long diagonal tear in the lower corner of the title page has been neatly closed with a strip of cellophane tape on either side (touching one letter of type), spine ends a bit chipped, else a very good, clean copy, with the wrappers in lovely condition. The first book printed at Laramie, Wyoming, written only five years after the territory was organized. Compiled and issued by the territory's board of immigration, the work was written to attract settlers to an area that was still largely unexplored. The text includes detailed information about cattle and sheep ranching including costs of starting a ranch and projected profits. The territory's commissioner of immigration was J. K. Jeffrey, who Howes credits as the text's author. The book is quite rare: only one copy appears in the auction records in the last 31 years (Swann, 1995). Howes "b" J85; Streeter Sale 2244; Adams, Herd, 2638. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Joseph J. Felcone Inc., ABAA]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1874 - 1874 Original Paperback Wisden, No Rear Cover, Very Rare.

      1874. Hi, This lot is an 1874 Original Paperback Wisden. It has no rear cover, tape to the spine and in OK to good condition. I was proud to own this book for years (hence how I can offer it at such a low price) but I have now purchased an alternative original so my book is up for sale, the front covers has a square of tape to it and has a lot of marks. The following 20 or so pages have very severe foxing as can be seen in the pictures (please see the video) after that it is clean inside. Tape to the spine and no rear cover but a very rare book, odd dog ear to the rear pages.

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        Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee

      1874. First Edition . Signed. SHERMAN, William Tecumseh. Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee. Cincinatti: Robert Clarke, 1874. Octavo, original green cloth, elaborately black-, blind-, and gilt-decorated spine and covers, all edges gilt. Housed in custom slipcase. $6800.First edition of this record of the 1873 annual reunion of the Civil War Union Army of the Tennessee, with a mounted frontispiece photograph of Sherman boldly signed by him, “W.T. Sherman, General.”The Society of the Army of the Tennessee was organized in 1865 ""to keep alive that kindly and cordial feeling which has been one of the characteristics of this army during its career."" General Sherman was elected its president in 1869. These proceedings, from its seventh annual meeting, include speeches by Sherman, a poem by Major Charles Mayer and an oration by Major General John Logan, as well as constitution and by-laws, correspondence and brief reports. Manuscript notation to recto of frontispiece stating the book is from the library of General W.E. Strong. Strong was a comrade and friend of Sherman's who was Inspector General and later Chief of Staff of the Army of the Tennessee. He was as brevetted Brigadier General for the Atlanta Campaign.Cloth lightly rubbed and soiled with light toning to spine, front board gilt bright. A near-fine copy, desirable signed by Sherman.

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        Transits of Venus: a Popular Account of Past and Coming Transits from the First Observed By Horrocks a.D. 1639 to the Transit of a.D. 2012

      Longmans, Green, 1874. Leather. Collectible; Acceptable. Leather; English language; No jacket; First Edition; ex-library reading copy; *** TRUE 1ST EDITION HARDCOVER bound in full tan leather; ex Liverpool University College Library copy; some rubbing to board edges and spine, label residue on front board; front internal hinge cracked but binding is firm; pages generally clean with very little foxing; complete with all plates and fold-out charts; the book has a slight leftward lean. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Meyers Hand-Atlas der neuesten Erdbeschreibung in 100 Karten (1 Karte fehlt)

      unbekannt 1874 Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Lpz., 1874. XVI S. mit 100 Doppelblattgro

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        Specimen oeconomico-politico-juridicum inaugurale, de magno sive halecum piscatu Belgico, (Haringvisscherij).Leiden, J.W. van Leeuwen, 1829. 8vo. 19th-century blue half morocco, gold-tooled spine.

      - D. Mulder Bosgoed, Bibliotheca ichthyologica et piscatoria (1874), 3299. First and only edition of the thesis of Willem Theodorus Gevers Deynoot (1808-1879) on herring fishery in the Low Countries. It discusses the Dutch laws and legislation concerning herring fishery as well as internal cooperation and foreign relations. After his studies Gevers Deynoot became a lawyer in The Hague, and later a member of the town-council in Rotterdam and member the States General. There he mainly dealt with economical subjects, waters and fishery. With the small bookplate of the Dutch professor of anatomy and medicine Willem Vrolik (1801-1863) on half-title. His "Vrolik Museum" was and is well known for its collection of anatomical, zoological and teratological preparations. In very good condition, binding only slightly rubbed along the extremities.

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        Group of 5 unsigned Carte-de-visite Portrait Photographs, (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain), her Consort PRINCE ALBERT (1819-1861), their son EDWARD (VII, 1841-1910), the latter's children ALBERT VICTOR (1864-1892, Duke of Clarence), GEORGE (V, 1865-1936), LOUISE (1867-1931, Duchess of Fife), VICTORIA ALEXANDRA (1868-1935) and MAUD (1869-1938, Queen of Haakon VII), and Edward VII's sister BEATRICE (1857-1944, Companion of Queen Victoria)]

      1874 - by Downey, Mayall or Hills & Saunders, each inscribed on the back 'Bought at Windsor July 24th 1874' and (all but Prince Albert) neatly identified at the blank foot of the recto in the same hand, dated approximately Queen Victoria (circa 1870), Prince Albert (circa 1860), (half length or head and shoulders), Edward VII (circa 1874), the children in a most engaging tiered group with the boys in highland dress and the girls in matching winter coats and hats edged with white (circa 1872), and Princess Beatrice half length in profile, reading a book (circa 1872), 3

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        Les chants de Maldoror

      Edition originale rare.binding en demi maroquin noir à coins, spine à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés, date dorée en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin havane, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures (comportant de discrètes restaurations marginales) conservées, tête dorée, binding signée de Devauchelle.Imprimée en 1869 par Lacroix, cette édition ne fut pas mise dans le commerce par crainte de la censure. Seule une dizaine d'exemplaires furent brochés et remis à l'auteur (cinq ont été recensés à ce jour). En 1874,Jean-Baptiste Rozez, autre libraire-éditeur Belge, récupère le stock et publie l'ouvrage avec une couverture et une page de titre de relais à la date 1874, et sans mention d'éditeur.Bel exemplaire parfaautograph dedication of the authorent établi. Chez tous les libraires Paris & Bruxelles 1874 12x19cm relié

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        Der deutsch-franz

      Eine echte Rarit

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        Rapport Annuel du Departement de l\'Interieur pour l\'annee 1874-1913 (without 1877, 1881, 1887, 1904) in together 32 volumes.

      Ottawa, different printers Maclean Roger / Dawson a.o., 1874-1913. 25 x 16 cm. Each volume with several parts, some years with photographic plates. All vols about 400 to 600 pages. Uniform half cloth bindings. *A large part in a near complete run (from 1874 to 1913) of this important and very rare official state papers of Canada. Worldwide only 2 libraries has listed this papers. - Since 1900 pretitled \"document de la session No. 25\". 1874 to 1903 in French, 1905-1913 in English language. - Added: a) \"Annual report of the topographical surveys Branch\" 1907-1911 in 3 volumes. - All together 35 volumes. - Titles back side with old monastery stamp, all volumes in good unused condition. - (Large weight of about 40 kg: higher shipping costs out of Germany). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Un été dans le Sahara

      Second edition, partly original, featuring an original preface.Binding to bradel full paper africanisants reasons, smooth spine morocco caramel piece, preserved covers, elegant binding pastiche signed Thomas Boichot.Precious autograph signed by Eugene Fromentin to Count Falloux, member of the French Academy.Some small minor foxing, a library storage indication in pencil leads the first cover plate.Copy pleasantly established. Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1874 15x23cm relié

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        A Brief Statement of Facts in Connection with an Overland Expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in 1824.

      Yass: J. J. Brown, 1874. Octavo, in original stiff green cloth wrappers with original paper label, Mackaness bookplate. A scarce title in entirely original condition, being the third edition of Hamilton Hume's account of his now famous pioneering journey of discovery overland to Port Phillip. The preface details the poisonous exchanges between Hume and his companion William Hovell over several decades, with both men charging each other with rank incompetence. To bolster his claims, Hume published a range of letters in the preface from travelling companions in addition to letters of assurance from other leading figures in the inland exploration of Australia including Charles Sturt and Sir Thomas Mitchell. Small water-stain to lower margin of the frontispiece, front hinge tender, good.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Not published, Hawksfold, Fernhurst, Haslemere 1874 - One page letter entirely in the hand of and signed by English architect Anthony Salvin. Dated August 24th, 1874, it reads "Dear Sir, with reference to you inquiry about Cholmondeley Castle. I believe the additions were made from designs by Sir Robert Smirke. I am dear sir, yours truly [signed] A. Salvin." Smirke added towers for 2nd Marquess of Cholmondeley in 1829. Although written, it is unclear who Salvin is replying to in this letter. Included is an undated two-page manuscript note, quite possibly written by Salvin (it apears to be signed "Salvin" at end) in 1849; the difference of 25 years would explain the moderate difference in handwriting which shows much similarity. This note appears to be a dedication for the completion of St. Mary's, started 1842. This is a mock-Gothic chapel near Arley Hall in Cheshire and built for Rowland E. Egerton-Warburton (1804-1891). Included is a mid-19th century engraving of St. Mary's. Salvin came from a Durham family, and went to London, where he became a pupil of John Nash. He then started his own practice which lasted for some 60 years. He became an expert on medieval fortifications, building and/or altering over 73 country houses. He did much restoration work on many castles including Windsor Castle and the Jewel House at the Tower of London. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1836, became vice-president in 1839, and in 1863 the Institue conferred its gold medal on him. Autograph, Manuscript. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Fine programme of entertainment for the evening of the arrival of Tsar Alexander II and his entourage at Windsor, (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)]

      1874 - the evening begins with the Overture, "Paradise and the Peri" by W. S. Bennett and continues with works by Meyerbeer, Glinka and Gounod and also has "The Galatea Waltz, H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh" and ends with "The Duchess of Edinburgh's March" by Cusins, 1 side 8vo., wonderfully decorated with the embossed British and the Imperial crests hand coloured in gold, blue, black and red, Windsor Castle, 13th May Tsar Alexander II's State Visit to Windsor in 1874 was a massive event and the Tsar came with an entourage of 70, including four cooks. He was due to step from his royal yacht at precisely 11.30am on May 13th at Gravesend. Thousands were waiting to watch the arrival, but instead they were told that His Imperial Majesty's yacht had run aground off Holland and could not be moved until high tide. The Tsar had to divert to Dover for a hastily arranged welcome and a dash by train to Windsor. Queen Victoria was warned by telegram. "What a contretemps!" she noted in her diary. "We only sat down to dinner, in fact supper, at quarter to 11." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Marine Mammals of the North-Western Coast of North America, described and illustrated; . with an account of the American Whale-Fishery.

      - San Francisco, John H. Carmany 1874. Quarto contemporary half morocco; 320,vpp, 27 litho plates (6 folding, these mounted on linen at the time of binding), illustrations through the text. Ex parliamentary library with their gilt crest on the front boards and incorporated into the spine, not marked inside; foxing but a handsome copy. A handsome book, in its way a sophistication of a cave painter's delineation of his prey. Here Scammon - a whale and seal hunter - has turned naturalist, creating a modern scientific and historical monument with such care that a few of the illustrations show an almost transcendental love of what is, or soon will be, a product. At the end is a whaling vocabulary and an inventory of stores for a first-class whale-ship for a Cape Horn voyage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettres à une inconnue

      - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1874, 13,5x22cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edizione originale. Leganti albero marocco metà con angoli, torna con cinque nervi set con filetti neri decorati con doppio scatole fredde, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, in marmo, legature eleganti. Il testo è preceduto da uno studio di Mérimée da Hippolyte Taine. Provenienza: Library of Leon Say con i suoi ex libris teste incollate delle guardie. Nizza copia gratuita di lentiggini e perfettamente preparate. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en demi maroquin sapin à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs ornés de doubles caissons à froid, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches marbrées, élégantes reliures. Le texte est précédé d'une étude sur Mérimée par Hippolyte Taine. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Léon Say avec ses ex-libris encollés en têtes des gardes. Bel exemplaire exempt de toute rousseur et parfaitement établi.

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        Les épaves

      Third edition printed on vergé paper.With a frontispiece on China paper by Félicien Rops.A tear and a glued tear to foot of spine, one small marginal lack to head of upper cover.  Chez tous les libraires Bruxelles 1874 12x19cm broché

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        Nilfahrt bis zu den zweiten Katarakten. Ein Führer durch Aegypten und Nubien.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1874 - 8°. XIV S., 1 nn. Bl., 584 S., mit 8 (5 gefalteten) lithographischen Tafeln und einigen Abbildungen im Text. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Rückentitel, (leicht berieben). Erste Ausgabe. - Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 143; Kainbacher 109, 5. - Früher Reiseführer zu Ägypten, der vom Sohn des bekannten österreichischen Geographen und Politikers Graf Prokesch-Osten herausgegeben wurde. - "Es ist auf dem Boden entstanden, den es beschreibt, fasst das zusammen, was auf Grund der an Ort und Stelle selbst gesammelten Erfahrungen und aus dem ergiebigen Stoffe der einschlägigen Literatur zusammenzustellen mir zweckdienlich erschien, und hat dabei das Praktische, rein Materielle der Reise, sowie auch die richtige Würdigung der Eigenthümlichkeiten des Landes im Auge." (Vorwort). - Wie meist sind die ersten und letzten Blatt gebräunt, sonst gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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