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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

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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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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        [ Dessins et lavis réalisés à l'Ecole Polytechnique par P. J. Gaillac ] Vol. I : Ecole Polytechnique 1874 - 1875 ; Vol. II : Ecole Polytechnique 1875 - 1876

      Sans mention d'éditeur, 1874. 2 vol. in-folio relié demi-chagrin noir, plats de percaline bordeaux avec mention au plat sup. "Ecole Polytechnique 1874-1875 ou 1875-1876 - P. J. Gaillac", 44 ff. et 33 ff. (en grand nombre de dessins et de lavis sont en double page) Rare et beau recueil de dessins et de lavis réalisés par P. J. Gaillac durant ses études à l'Ecole Polytechnique. On trouve dans le premier recueil des dessins d'architecture (soubassement du Palais de la Chancellerie à Rome), de beaux lavis techniques (Théorie du Lavis des volumes, Tore en saillie, tore en creux, tores composés), des dessins du Cours de géométrie descriptive (Exercices d'ombres, Projections côtées, Perspective, Perspective linéaire, Ombres linéaires d'un tore Ombre du piédouche, Vis à filet triangulaire) des dessins du Cours de stéréotomie (Croupe biaise, Limon d'escalier en courbe rampante, Coupe des Pierres avec descente biaise, Arche biaise, Voûte sphérique, Berceau coudé, Escalier suspendu), et une dizaine de dessins d'art. Dans le second recueil, on peut découvrir des dessins techniques réalisés dans le cadre des Cours de mécanique et de machines (Engrenages, Engrenages coniques) dont quelques belles aquarelles (Boulons, Pivot et Crapaudine, Meule, Palier graisseur), des dessins d'architecture (les différents ordres, un beau lavis intitulé Projet de Bibliothèque, lavis de Corps de garde, Projet de restaurant, de mairie, de gare), ou des oeuvres réalisées dans le cadre des cours de dessin ou librement (d'après l'antique, un écorché, et se termine avec trois beau lavis de militaires (un cuirassier, un artilleur et un fantassin). Bon état (dos et mors frottés, 1 f. faible, bel état intérieur) pour ce beau et rare témoignage des études à l'Ecole Polytechnique au lendemain de la défaite de 1870. Français

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        The Blank Cheque, a Fable, by The Author of "The New Belfry" and "The Vision of The Three T's."

      Oxford: James Parker & Co., 1874. - FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 6-1/2" X 4-1/4", 14pp.(i), bound in green cloth, vertical gilt lettered spine, marbled paper covers, lacking the original printed wrappers, VERY GOOD. Madan & Green No. 97 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        LADY ANNA

      1874. A Novel. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. 4 pp preliminary ads + 2 pp terminal ads, undated. Original orange-brown paper wrappers. First American Edition, issued as No. 411 in Harper's "Library of Select Novels." Trollope wrote this tale in 1871, during the two-month passage from Liverpool to Melbourne (where the Trollopes' son was marrying); he began on the first day at sea, and every day (except one when he was sick) he wrote precisely 66 pages of manuscript, each page consisting of precisely 250 words. Although Sadleir indicates that both the UK edition and this US edition were published in May 1874, Smith states that the UK edition was published on March 28, 1874, followed by this edition on May 20th. (The fact that the rear cover bears the date March 1874 has led some to claim that this American edition was earlier than the UK edition; in any case, both were preceded by Tauchnitz's edition in December 1873.)~LADY ANNA was published by Harper only in these wrappers -- not in cloth as well. This copy is in the earliest state, with the list of Library titles ending with No. 406. Condition is near-fine, with scarcely any wear other than the fact that, as if often the case with these wrappered volumes, the spine is askew or "rolled." This is a scarce edition. Smith (Trollope) pp 181-185 (this very copy); also see Sadleir (Trollope) 42. Provenance: signature "R.S. Lee" at the top of the front cover, penciled signature of bibliographer Walter E. Smith at the top of the title page.

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        Der Stil in den technischen und tektonischen Künsten oder praktische Aesthetik. Ein Handbuch für Techniker, Künstler und Kunstfreunde. 2 Bände:. 1. Band: Die Textile Kunst für sich betrachtet und in Beziehung zur Baukunst/ 2. Band: Keramik, Tektonik, Stereotomie, Metallotechnik, für sich betrachtet und in Beziehung zur Baukunst//

      XLIII, 525, 589 Seiten, Abbildungen Gr.8 Halbledereinband Bd. 1: Mit 125 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten und 15 farbigen Tondrucktafeln/ Bd. 2: Mit 239 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten und 5 farbigen (tatsächlich 4) Tondrucktafeln (XVI-XXII). Halbledereinband, marmorierter Schnitt. Einbände stärker berieben, bestoßen und fleckig, oberer Rücken von Band 2 ca. 2 cm angeplatzt, Deckel knickspurig. Bibliotheksstempel und Signatur von Hermann Deetjen, Bremen (Architekt 1874-1933). Seiten leicht braunfleckig. Wohl kaum gelesen. Bindung fest.

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        Quartorze Ans aux Iles Sandwich.

      Paris: Libraire Hachette & Cie. 1874. Two parts in one volume, two folding engraved maps; original yellow wrappers bound in, later half green morocco with neat gilt spine lettering. Good account of Hawaiian royal affairs by a French consular official who arrived on the islands in 1855. The author stayed for 14 years and travelled widely during this time, often with the King Kamehameha V, including the relief mission following the devastating earthquake and tsunami of 1868. The book was translated in 1981, and is now considered an excellent source for Hawaiian history of the period. Intermittent foxing.

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        1874-75 TOUR of the UNITED STATES & CANADA

      1874-75 TOUR of the UNITED STATES & CANADA This is an important large Folio Leather bound Album of Photographs measuring 21 inches by 15 inches approx. containing 175+ Albumen prints recording a tour in the United States of America and a in the years 1874-1875 by a L. Hope Edwardes, the majority of the photographs are captioned, The first page of the album contains portrait photographs of the U.S. President General Grant, General Sherman, Lieutenant General Sheridan, Marshall Jewell Postmaster General, The American Poet Willian Cullen Bryant, and the Album then continues with photographs of the tour, Baltimore Maryland with pictures of the Harbour, Chesapeake Bay with many ships, the Battle Monument in Monument Square, the Washington Monument, Druid's Hill Park, then two large Albumen prints of cartoons (14" by 10" approx.) titled A Ku Klux Jury in South Carolina with a handwritten explanation of the Ku Klux Clubs, Carpetbaggers and the Jury Process in the southern states, photographs of Cotton Pickers in the field and Negro cabins in Charleston South Carolina, Fort Sumter, The Washington Monument in Capitol Square, Richmond Virginia, Savannah Harbour shipping the cotton with many people in the scene, the Fountain in the public gardens Savannah, a number of large photographs of Bonaventure Cemetery near Savannah Georgia, a street scene in Savannah, photographs of Florida, the Everglades and Swamps, Negro Quarters in Jacksonville, Charlotte Street & Hospital Street in St. Augustine, St John's River, The Landing Pier Green Cove Springs, Jacksonville, A Florida Bayou, Mississippi Steam Boats, Jackson Square, the Cathedral, Canal Street, The Levee, New Orleans Louisiana, St. Louis Street Scene Missouri, a fabulous large photograph of the Mississippi River packed with broken ice and the Bridge at St. Louis, The James Howard paddle Steamer, Carondelet, The Cattle Yards at Chicago , The Water Works, Palmer House Hotel, and scenes of the City of Chicago showing the devastation left by the great Fire of 1871, The Niagara Falls, the Horse Shoe Falls, The Rapids above the falls, The Falls in Winter in ice and Snow, The White House in Washington, The Treasury building, inside the Senate Chamber and the House of Representatives, and various photographs of the inside the Whitehouse, New York with photos of Union Square and Broadway, Madison Square Gardens, Central Park, then Pennsylvania, inside the independence chamber where the Declaration of Independence was signed, The Liberty Bell, The Statue of Penn, Philadelphia University, Independence Hall, Fairmont Park, Old Swedes Church, Massachusetts, Charles Street, Boston Common, The Washington Elm Cambridge, Tremont Mall, Longfellow's House, The State House Boston, The Public Garden, Maid of the Mist Fountain, Athenian Building Beacon Street, The Memorial Hall, State Street, Kings Chapel. The Maine and New Brunswick, Saint John Suspension Bridge, The Harbour, Street Scenes in Saint John, Portland, Congress Street, Ships in the Harbour, the Montreal Canada, a panoramic view of Montreal, the River and Bridge, the Water Works, a crowded scene fancy dress ball at the Skating Rink, an ice packed St. Lawrence river scene Montreal, and various wintry street scenes in the city, the St. James Club Dorchester, Wellington Terrace, St Catherine Street, Sherbrooke Street, People Cutting Ice on the St Lawrence River, excellent views of Quebec and the River with tall sailing ships and stream boats, Floating timber down the St Lawrence, The Citadel, St. Lewis Gate, The natural Steps above the Waterfalls on the Montmorency river, Snow bound cottages at Point Levi, a railway track buried in snow and pictures of a steam train with a plough pushing its way through the deep snow, street scenes in Quebec, including Breakneck steps, Little Champlain street, Durham Terrace, and the House where Montgomery was laid. Then Ottawa, The Parliament building, the River, the Halifax Nova Scotia, with Halifax seen from the Dartmouth side of the river, Melville island, and various snowbound street scenes in Halifax, . many of the photographs measure 3 inches by 3.5 inches approx., but there are quite a number larger ones measuring 9 inches by 7 inches and 10 by 5, and 14.5 by 10.5 inches. Nearly 180 in total providing a fantastic historical record of the United States and Canada in 1874-75. The album is very large and heavy, nearly 10 kilos unpacked

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        Meditationes ad Mentem, & Meditandi Methodum S.P.N. Ignatii De Loyola Societatis Jesu Fundatoris, In Exercitiis Spiritualibus expressam, pro singulis Anni diebus adaptatae.

      Typis Julii Le Clere et Soc.; 1874. 431 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen/ Instituts-Stempel im Buchinnern; Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; LATEINISCH! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands.

      New York: Harper & Bros, 1874. Octavo, frontispiece map, illustrations; original cloth. First American edition, in book form, of this popular travel account, including a a dramatic engraved illustration of native Hawaiian surfing action. The book was originally serialized for Harper's New Monthly Magazine and gives a good impression of how Hawaii was understood in the continental United States during the 1870's. It includes good descriptions of sugar plantation methods, native life and agriculture, ranching, and the like. Spine ends a bit rubbed, a very good copy.

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        Robert Helmont. Etudes et paysages

      First edition, of which there were no large paper copies.Contemporary half beige cloth Bradel binding over marbled paper boards, gilt floral motif to spine (browned), date to foot, black shagreen title-piece, small tear to edge of upper cover, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, top edge red, engraved ex libris of Théodore de Banville laid down on one pastedown.Handsome autograph inscription signed by Alphonse Daudet : "A mon cher maître Théodore de Banville [To my dear maître Théodore de Banville]".A little light spotting, fading to one endpaper as a result of inserted bookseller's catalogue slip.E. Dentu Paris 1874 11x18cm relié

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

      New edition. Binding half shagreen burgundy corners, back with four nerves set with ornate golden golden double dotted boxes decorated with floral golden boards marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head. Our copy is enriched with a laudatory autograph letter signed and dated by the author to his close friend Edmond de Goncourt. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1874 9,5x16,5cm relié

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      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1874. First Edition. Hard Cover. Quarto. 268pp., 14 sepia toned lithos after photographs by famed photographer, Timothy H. O'Sullivan and 17 folding maps at rear (16 are listed in the map index) Short tear to map #1 near gutter; bound in original brown cloth, slight fading to spine; minor fraying at spine ends and ghost of label removal; bookplate, Rhode Island State Library on front pastedown and small stamp on title page; neat contemporary owner's name on title page. The present title, laid the ground work for the building of the Panama Canal. Internally, plates and text are clean and bright. Overall, a very good copy.

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        Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries, From the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II, to the Coronation of Henry IV. Translated from the French Editions. With Variations and Additions from Many Celebrated MSS. by Thomas Johnes, esq. To which are Prefixed a Life of the Author, an Essay on his Works, and a Criticism on his History.

      London: Henry G. Bohn, 1874. FINELY BOUND SECOND EDITION THUS. In two volumes. Small Quarto, pp.xlvii, 768; xviii, 738. All text in English. With many colour illuminations re-produced from the MS in the Bibliotheque Royale, Paris, and other sources. Also including 116 in-text woodcuts. In contemporary half red morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and marbled boards and end-papers. All edges gilt.Blue ink ownership inscriptions to fly-leaf of each vol. Front free end-paper of vol. II nearly detached. Corners lightly bumped; light edge wear. All joints starting, still firm. Good overall. Jean Froissart was the principle chronicler of the first half of the Hundred Years War, detailing among other events the Battles of Crecy and Poitiers, as well as the dramatic failure of a Crusade to relieve Byzantium at Nicopolis in 1396.

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        City of London Chess Magazine

      London: W W Morgan, 1874-75. [i-ii]-314+[2 ad] pages with diagrams. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2") bound in black cloth with original wrapper laid on front cover, faded label to spine. Volume I. Edited by W N Potter with the cooperation of H E Bird, J H Blackburne, B Horwitz, J Lowenthal, W Steinitz, J Wisker and J H Zukertort. From the library of Koninklijke Bibliotheek .(Betts: 7-20) 1st edition.Published from February 1874 through March 1876, volumes one through volume three, numbers one through 25. Volume number run from February through January. J Wisker edited March 1876 issue only.Condition:Some foxing through out, points rubbed else a good to very good copy.

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        Les diaboliques

      First edition, of which there were no large paper copies.Contemporary half red shagreen over marbled paper boards, spine in six compartments, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, top edge gilt.A little spotting.A rare copy in its contemporary binding.  E. Dentu Paris 1874 12x18,5cm (1f. faux-titre) (2 f. front.) (1f. titre) (1f.) (2f. préface) pp. 8 à 354 (1f. tab). relié

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