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        De oorlog tusschen Nederland en Atchin.

      Rotterdam, Nijgh & Van Ditmar, 1874.. Quarto. Pp. 256. Complete with all 12 lithograph plates of portraits and views, some tinted; and 4 maps and plans, of which 2 are folding, one very large bound at end. Set in double columns. Hardcover, bound in contemporary red half cloth and matching pebbled boards, spine gilt, lower joint, spine-ends and corners trifle chafed, free endpapers browned, neat discreet repairs to verso of folding maps, contemporary bookplate and shelf ticket to first paste-down, foxed in places. In a very good condition. ~ First edition. Uncommon. Richly illustrated.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Dr. Ox?s Experiment, and other stories. Translated from the French.

      Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle. 1874 - Front., plates. Orig. blue pictorial cloth, blocked & lettered in black & gilt, bevelled boards; spine v. sl. darkened, following inner hinge cracking. Gift inscription on leading f.e.p., written in French, December 1874; bookplate of E. Alec Tweedie. a.e.g. v.g. Une fantaisie du Docteur Ox, first appeared in 1872, in the journal Musée des familles. Maître Zacharius first appeared in 1854; Un drame dans les airs (a ballooning adventure) in 1851; Un hivernage dans les glaces in 1855. They were first published in book form in 1874, in a volume titled Le Docteur Ox. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. JVE V012; Myers 16. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        May du Maurier

      "Albumen print, original mount. 34 x 27.5 cm. Inscribed and signed on the mount by Cameron: "From life, registered photograph, copy right, Julia Margaret Cameron, Freshwater, Sep. 1874." Very good condition. This is an unrecorded portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron, the foremost British portrait photographer of her time. "How masterly ... are her straightforward, truthful portraits, which are entirely free from false sentiment." "It is they which have made her work immortal in the annals of photography" (Gernsheim). "After receiving a camera as a gift, Julia Margaret Cameron began her career in photography at the age of forty-eight. She produced the majority of her work from her home at Freshwater on the Isle of Wight. By the coercive force of her eccentric personality, she enlisted everyone around her as models, from family members to domestic servants and local residents. The wife of a retired jurist, Cameron moved in the highest circles of society in Victorian England. She photographed the intellectuals and leaders within her circle of family and friends, among them the portrait painter George Frederick Watts, the astronomer Sir John Herschel, and the Poet Laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson. She derived much of her subject inspiration from literature, and her work in turn influenced writers" (Getty Museum) Cameron declared that "My aspirations are to ennoble Photography and to secure for it the character and uses of High Art by combining the real and Ideal and sacrificing nothing of the Truth by all possible devotion to Poetry and beauty." In September 1874 illustrator and novelist George Du Maurier, his wife, and his daughter May came to Cameron's home at the village of Freshwater on the Isle of Wight and sat for portraits. This image is unrecorded in Cox and Ford, Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs, which lists four portraits from the occasion (nos. 213-215 and 940). Cameron quotes Du Maurier as saying that her photography "charms me." Provenance: George du Maurier, and by descent.".

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Sh]
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        A collection of 11 photographs including 8 superb photographs of Castillo San Marcos, the oldest military structure in the continental United States and 3 of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine first built in 1565 and rebuilt in the 1790s

      Eleven albumen prints (6 x 8 in.), mounted and captioned in a contemporary hand. Very good condition. This remarkable collection of early Florida photographs documents two of the most important early structures in Florida history: the fort Castillo de San Marcos and the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Built in 1672 the fort is the only extant 17th-century military structure in the continental United States. The church, located in the oldest parish of the United States (founded in 1565), was built in the 1790s. The eight photographs of Castillo San Marcos are: 1. Interior of Fort St. Marco. South West Corner showing entrance to Indian Prison. Old Well in the foreground. St. Augustine. Fla. 2. Interior of Fort St. Marco Showing entrance to Chapel. St. Augustine. Fla. 3. Interior of Fort St. Marco. Southeast Corner showing entrance to Dungeons. Chapel on the left. St. Augustine. Fla. 4. Fort St. Marco. South Front. Showing Drawbridge and Moat. St Augustine. Fla. 5. Doorway. Fort St. Marco. St. Augustine. Fla. 6. Entrance to Fort St. Marco. St. Augustine. Fla. 7. General view of South Front, Lunette Battery, and Moat, from parapet. Fort St. Marco, The Bay. Anastatia island, and Lighthouse in the distance. St. Augustine. Fla. 8. South Front from Parapet Fort St. Marco. Showing Drawbridge and Moat. St. Augustine Fla. The three photographs of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine read: 1. Catholic Church. St. Augustine. Fla. 2. Catholic Church. The oldest church on the continent of America. St. Augustine. Fla. 3. Catholic Church. St. Augustine. Fla. Protecting St. Augustine Florida (the oldest continuously occupied European settlement within the United States and near the site of Ponce de León's first landing in 1513) the Castillo San Marco was built while the Spanish Empire controlled Florida. Construction of the masonry fort began in 1672 after a devastating raid on the city by the British privateer Robert Searles. Over the centuries, Spain, Great Britain, the United States, and the Confederate States of America all controlled the fort. Several times over the course of its history the fort was used as a military prison. During the American Revolutionary war, the prisoners included Christopher Gadsden, the Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina and a delegate to the Continental Congress. Beginning in 1862 the United States used the fort as a military prison for Native Americans for several decades. One of the images shows the jail that was used for their confinement while another shows dungeons that were presumably used for the same purpose. In later years members of Geronimo's band of Apache warriors, including women, children, and Geronimo's wife were imprisoned. Ledger Art, a prominent art form among Plains Native Americans, began at the fort. Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine is located in the oldest parish in the United States, having been founded in 1565. In 1586 Francis drake destroyed the first church, built in 1565. In 1566 Martín de Argüelles was born in the parish, the first recorded birth of a child of European ancestry in what is now the continental United States. DATING. The photographs showing the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine allow us to date the entire group, which are on identical mounts and have captions in the same hand. Due to the presence of a side chapel built in 1873, the absence of the rectory built in 1875, and the presence of a stonewall destroyed in 1875 we ascribe a likely date to the series of ca. 1874. The photographs display consistent tones, dimensions, mounts, inscriptions, and aging across the collection. These images appear to be unrecorded. We have made a comprehensive online survey of photographic collections of the time and place, consulted the Library of Congress's digital archives, and queried area historical societies.

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        Stadtplan ('Plan Der Vier Städte Hamburg, Altona, Ottensen & Wandsbeck in der Ausdehnung von Horn bis Neumühlen und von den Elbinseln bis Winterhude, im Maasstabe 1.10.000.').

      - Lithographie v. Ed. Ritter n. Wilh. Beneke b. Otto Meissner in Hamburg, dat. 1874, 78,5 x 108

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        Dr. Ox's Experiment, And Other Stories.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1874.(). 8vo. 332 pp. Very Good, Red Decorative Cloth, Gilt Edges. Bevelled Boards with edge wear, & rubbing; spine slanted; minor shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle; signed dedication to previous owner on FFEP; bookplate of another previous owner inside cover. Mylar Jacket. Illustrations include 59 full page engraved plates. First English Edition.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Illustrations of China and its People

      Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle, London 1874 - (18 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches). 222 collotype photographic illustrations on 96 plates. Publisher's maroon morocco-grain cloth, front covers with large pictorial designs and letters blocked in gilt, bevelled boards, expertly rebacked to style, blue endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in two red morocco backed boxes. Provenance: Ladyman (booklabel in vols II-III), Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster (1825-1899) Thomson's China: the first large-scale photographic documentation of China and a visual encyclopedia of its lands and peoples. Born in Edinburgh in 1837, it is believed that Thomson learned the photographic arts in his school years in that city. He first travelled to the far east in the late 1850s or early 1860s to visit his brother in Singapore, settling in Penang in 1862 at the age of twenty-five and opening his first photographic studio. However, studio photography did not interest him nearly as much as travelling the streets and countyside to capture the peoples and places he encountered. Between 1862 and 1868, Thomson travelled in Singapore, Ceylon, India, Siam, Cambodia, and Vietnam. In 1868, he arrived in Hong Kong: "it was a new beginning both in his life and his work . His fascination with the culture of China, the immense size of the country, and the opportunity it offered him to chronicle unexplored regions, all intensified his desire to travel there" (White, p. 17). Making four distinct journeys between 1870 and 1872, Thomson explored South China, Foochow and the River Min, Formosa, North China, Peking, Shanghai and the Yangtze. Returning to London in 1872, he shortly thereafter began work on the present work -- his most ambitious project. "My design in the accompanying work" Thomson writes in the Introduction, "is to present a series of pictures of China and its people, such as shall convey an accurate impression of the country I traversed as well as of the arts, usages, and manners which prevail in different provinces of the Empire. With this intention I made the camera my constant companion of my wanderings, and to it I am indebted for the faithful reproduction of the scenes I visited, and of the types of races which I came into contact." The selected 222 images were published on 96 plates, being collotypes produced from Thomson's original albumen photographs. "His imagery ranges from strict documentary to the picturesque, from an elegant straightforwardness to a photographic lyricism. His eye was that of the quintessential Victorian traveller, an incisive flaneur wandering the streets of exotic lands, and an educated geographer. His motivation for photographing was to capture the essence of these unforgettable and never-before-photographed regions, and to obtain permanent records for visual delectation, instruction and verification" (White, p. 8). "This ambitious work . was the first photographic survey of the Chinese nation, providing portraits, street scenes, monuments and landscapes. It was the first travel book to be successfully illustrated with photomechanical facsimiles of albumen prints replicated in the recently perfected collotype process" (Truthful Lens). "The photographs taken on these journeys form one of the most extensive photographic surveys of any region taken in the nineteenth century. The range and depth of his photographic vision mark Thomson out as one of the most important travel photographers" (ODNB). Mixed issue, with the first two volumes identified on the title as the second edition, and the final two volumes being the first edition. Cf. Stephen White, John Thomson: A Window to the Orient (New York:1986); Goldschmidt & Naef, The Truthful Lens 168. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Macao. Theater Sing Song.

      Berlin, R. Wagner (1871 - 1874). - Chromolithographie, montiert auf starkem Karton. Rückseitig mit Titeletikett. Bildgr.: 23,5 x 37,5 cm; Untersatzkarton: 45,5 x 56 cm. Gering stockfleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Klinische Vorträge über Krankheiten des Nervensystems.

      - Nach d. Redaktion von Bourneville. Deutsch von B. Fetzer. - Stuttgart, J.B.Metzler u. Bonz & Co., 1874-78, 8°, XIII, (3), 402 pp. + XVI, 532, (20) pp., 59 Textholzschnitte u. 18 z.T farb. lith. Taf., feiner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Deutsche Ausgabe von "Lecons sur les maladies dé système nerveux.". Wie immer Papie bedingt etwass gebräujnt, Tafeln minimal fleckig. Charcots epochemachendes Werk auf dem Gebiet der Nervenkrankheiten. J.M.Charcot (1825-1893), der erste Lehrstuhlinhaber der klinischen Neurologie überhaupt, wird 1862 Primararzt der Salpérière, einer Stadt in der Stadt mit fast 5000 Patienten, meist armen Neurotikern u. Epileptikern. In diesem "lebenden pathologischen Museum", einmalig in der Geschichte der Neurologie, fand er die reichen Quellen seiner neurologischen Fallbeschreibungen. Das Werk ist ein Klassiker der Neurologie, in der auch die epileptischen Krankheiten breit abgehandelt werden. An excellent idea of Charcot's work is gained by persual of his Lecons, dealing with teaching on nervous disorders. The Salpétrière offered Charcot a source of case material that was unique in the history of neurology. The present book is clinically oriented and deals with such topics as hemiplegia and spinal lesions, etc. cf. G.M. 4556; Hirsch-H. I, p.886 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        Campaigning on the Oxus, and the fall of Khiva.

      London Sampson Low 1874 - First English edition. 8vo, x, 438 pp., 2 pages ads at end, frontispiece, title-page vignette, colour folding map, 30 wood-engraved illustrations, original red pebble-grained cloth gilt, large gilt pictorial vignette to upper cover, bevelled edges, a fine copy. A personal account of travel and adventure and a famous eye-witness report of the Russian campaign against Khiva in 1873; MacGahan was a correspondent of the New York Herald. Ghani p233; Yakushi M12 (later reprint). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Desperate Remedies

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First American edition, first printing in first issue binding. Later state ads on front paste down. vii, 402pp. Cream-colored cloth with black lettering. Good+ with darkening and staining to spine and typical foxing and soiling to pale cloth, small strips of cloth at head and tail worn away, slight lean but internally in nice shape. The English author's first novel, first published anonymously in three volumes in his homeland.

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        Handbuch der gesammten Augenheilkunde. 7 Bände (in 6 Büchern, komplett).

      Leipzig : Wilhelm Engelmann, 1874 - 1880. - Ca. 5000 S., mit Textabb. und Tafeln. Sehr guter Zustand. Kanten und Buchdeckel etwas berieben. 3 Buchdeckel etwas lichtrandig. Seiten sauber. Band 1 und 2 zusammengebunden, Band 7 mit General-Register. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 7500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gleim]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1874 - 1874 Original Front Wrapper Incredibly Rare

      1874. On offer here is an 1874 Wisden that has it's original front wrapper together with a facsimile spine and rear wrapper. After the 1875 and 1864 and perhaps the 1869, 1874 is the rarest of all Wisden and I think only one has been offered for sale on Wisden Auction before. This copy retains it's original front wrapper but as will be seen from the photograph it has areas of darkening and discolouration and the bottom right hand corner has been restored. The first few pages also have areas of discolouration but in my view these do not detract from the book itself. The discolouration lessens so that by the time you reach page 11 there is no trace. The remaining contents are complete, original and in very nice condition. The last page has the remains of a sellotape mark to it. The spine and facsimile rear cover have been very sympathetically done and are in fine condition. Overall this is a very presentable copy of a very rare book. If a prospective purchaser would prefer I could have the book rebound by Scriveners Bookbinders in Buxton, Derbyshire who do a fabulous job of rebinding Wisden in a variety leather and cloth bindings. Don't hesitate to ask for details.

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        Architecture Romane du Midi de la France.

      Paris: Morel, 1874.(). Vols. 2 and 3. Folio. 123 plates. Sold as a collection of prints. Mainly engravings with a few chromolithographs.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        EXPOSITION NATIONALE DES ARTS INDUSTRIELS

      Brussels, 1874. Fine with slight rubbing to cornrs. A most remarkable binding!. Oblong folio. Title, 5 leaves forward with signatures of all twelve members of the Executive Commission, 25 leaves with alphabetical listings of exhibitors and their specialties. Lithographed throughout on hinged white card stock, all leaves framed in repeating color ornamental frame. Bound by E. Bosquet, Brussels in full dark green morocco with blind stamped foliage borders. Both covers mounted with red morocco nearly the size of the covers and ornately embossed including Greek key borders and other frames in gilt and blind, each of the corners of this piece surmounted with another red leather oval piece bearing different gilt coats-of-arms. Spine with densely gilt red morocco piece the length of the spine, richly gilt dentelles with red watered silk pastedowns and flyleaves, a.e.g. Probably a small limitation for members of the commission. This copy for Louis Janlet, Attache to the Secretary of the Commission, with his name stmped on cover and "Tremoignage de Reconnaissance des Exposants."

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        Large Signed Photo with Mat

      Famous german-born conductor and composer (1874-1962), great signed photo, shown with baton and a score, signed by him. Dated in New York in December 1948, inscribed. Size is 8 x 10 inches (photo), inside a mat that is 10.5 x 13 inches. Mat is easily removable.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        First Melbourne General Catalogue of 1227 Stars, for the Epoch 1870, Deduced from Observations Extending from 1863 to 1870 made at the Melbourne Observatory / Scond Melbourne general Catalogue of 1211 Stars for the Epoch 1880

      John Ferres, Government Printer 1874,1889. 63,63 Seiten; Hardcover/Großformat Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt; Einbandkanten sind leicht bestossen; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Summering in Colorado

      Richards & Co., Denver 1874 - 7 1/2 x 5 inches, 158 pages plus 1 leaf of advertisements and 10 mounted albumen photographs on printed cards, good tonality in all images, cloth, The photographs are by J. Collier and include several town views as well as scenic vistas in Colorado. First Edition edition. Good, corners worn and bumped, worn at top and bottom of spine, small tear to cloth at bottom edge of spine, some soiling and wear to covers, repair to tear on one leaf of text. Good, corners worn and bumped, worn at top and bottom of spine, small tear to cloth at bottom edge of spine, some soiling and wear to covers, repair to tear on one leaf of text [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Les Diaboliques - Les Six premières.

      Paris, E. Dentu 1874 - Recueil de Nouvelles. Le rideau cramoisi - Le plus bel amour de don Juan - Le bonheur dans le crime - Le dessous de cartes d'une partie de whist - A un dîner d'athées - La vengeance d'une femme. Précieuse ÉDITION ORIGINALE très recherchée de l'un des plus célèbres ouvrages du sulfureux Barbey d'Aurevilly. La véritable édition originale des Diaboliques condamnée par la justice. Paris, E. Dentu - 1874 - viii (préface) et 354 pages. Belle reliure demi maroquin cerise à coins. Dos à 4 nerfs orné de fleurons et pointillés dorés, pièce de titre noire. Non rogné. Quelques rousseurs concentrées sur la préface et les tout derniers feuillets. Très bon état. Format in-12°(19x12). Très recherché, une grande partie des exemplaires possèdent une couverture portant la mention ‘Deuxième édition’. Ils sont évidemment dépréciés ». (Clouzot 25). De l'édition originale tirée à 2200 exemplaires, 480 exemplaires qui se trouvaient chez le brocheur furent détruits par l'auteur et l'éditeur à la suite des poursuites du Parquet de la Seine. Condamnées en effet par la justice en ce qu'elles invoquaient l'ingérence du Diable dans les affaires humaines, ces nouvelles campent plusieurs cas surprenants de perversion morale dans lesquels l'Esprit du Mal s'incarne dans une femme. L'une des précieuses éditions originales littéraires du XIXe siècle. 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        Philosophisches Lexicon. (...). Mit nöthigen Registern versehen und herausgegeben. Zweyte verbesserte und mit denen Leben alter und neuer Philosophen vermehrte Auflage.

      17 nn. Bl., 3048 Spalten, 43 nn. Bl., 172 Spalten. Mit gest. Frontispiz (Titelporträt) Titelei in Rot und Schwarz. 8 (21,5 x 13 cm). Pergament d. Z. mit hs. Rückentitel und dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Einband etwas fleckig und gebräunt etwas knapp beschnitten Besitzvermerke auf Spiegel (getilgt) und Vorsatz ("A. Lieberknecht Pastor Danzig 1874"). Hauptwerk (4 Auflagen im 18. Jhdt) des protestantischen Theologen und Professors in Jena J. G. Walch (1693-1775), beeinflußt von seinem Schwiegervater Buddaeus und Christian Wolff. Vgl. Ziegenfuß II, 824f.

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        Singapore. Der Hafen.

      Berlin, R. Wagner (1871 - 1874). - Chromolithographie, montiert auf starkem Karton. Rückseitig mit Titeletikett. Bildgr.: 23,5 x 33,5 cm; Untersatzkarton: 45,5 x 56 cm. Etwas stockfleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Coomassie and Magdala: The story of two British campaigns in Africa.

      1874 - First edition, 8vo., xiv, 510pp., 17 full-page wood-engraved plates including 2 portrait frontispieces, 2 folding maps, 12 illustrations in text, contemporary red half morocco gilt, marbled sides and edges, a fine copy. Stanley's lively account, written whilst special correspondent for the New York Herald, of the British Expedition against the Ashantis in Africa under Sir Garnet Wolesley in 1874. It also details the British Campaign in Abyssinia. Lord Wolesley was struck by Stanley's courage and considered him "amongst the bravest of my brave comrades". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Works of Charles Dickens. Complete in 30 volumes. Illustrated Library Edition.

      London, Chapman and Hall, 1874. 30 Vols. Hardback. Tall 8vo. Quarter bound calf leather bindings with marbled paper boards. Twin black morocco leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Extensive gilt decoration and raised banding to spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. In good conditions. All volumes have professionally re-laid spines and bindings with original leather and boards. Bumps and chips to corners and some chips to ends of spines. Rubbing to extremities and to faces of boards. Endpapers clean with neat inscriptions to fronts "Richd. Woolleonube, from BM, Sept '87." Dicken's "Centenary Testimonial" Stamp below incription. Some minor handling marks, a couple of minor repairs to gatherings, Else clean and tight copies. 30 volumes. With b/w illustrations by Phiz, Cruikshank, Frederick Walker, Edwin Landseer, Daniel Maclise, John Leech, Marcus Stone, George Cattermole, and Luke Fildes. The Library Edition was published to provide a high quality edition of Dickens' works. This edition has fine binding by Riviere Brothers and illustrations by a variety of well known artists, including the traditional Phiz and Cruikshank.

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        Ichthyology of the Voyage of HMS Erebus and Terror

      under the Command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S. [With] The Zoology of the Voyages of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror... Crustacea.Printed in double columns, 60 lithographic plates; 4 lithographic plates. 4to. Ichthyology as issued, Crustacea stitched, both laid into original printed wrappers (the wrappers of Crustacea are those of an ornithology part). Spine perished on Ichthyology volume, light edge wear. viii,139; [2],5,[1]pp. London, 1844-48 &

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        The Gilded Age

      American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT 1874 - Leather with gilt and marbled endpapers; marbled papers at front and back; 1874 on title page; 1873 on copyright page; a number of first edition points; rubbing to spine, covers and edges but an attractive copy of this early Twain work; has the original inset map at page 246; scarce thus and a great addition to a Twain collection Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cornelius Muhilly Rare Books]
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        STRUGGLES AND TRIUMPHS; OR, FORTY YEARS' RECOLLECTIONS

      Buffalo, NY: Warren, Johnson & Co(1874). Author's Edition, One of several editions of one of the most famous American autobiographies by one of the world's most sensational entrepreneurs. This copy bound in publisher's blindstamped cloth gilt-decorated ont he spine; vii, [2], 14-772. 837-864 pages. Complete despite the pagination. Illustrated with 33 engravings. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "To my ancient Friend/Emile Guillandeu Esq/with kind Regards/of the Author/P. T. Barnum/Waldemere Oct 9th 1874.", Hardcover, Some foxing to endpapers, slightly affecting inscription. Light wear. Very Good or better

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        China: Der Haden von Macao.

      Berlin, R. Wagner (1871 - 1874). - Chromolithographie, montiert auf starkem Karton. Rückseitig mit Titeletikett. Bildgr.: 25,5 x 38 cm; Untersatzkarton: 45,5 x 56 cm. Gering stockfleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Specimens of Book Newspaper and Ornamental Printing Types Ornaments, &c. Cast by Austin Wood & Co. 11 & 12, Parkfield Street, Islington, London

      London: Austin Wood & Co., [1874]. Large 8vo (240 x 150 mm), title printed in colours & gold, two-leaf price list 'January 1st, 1873' and 186 leaves printed on recto only, the leaves consist of 93 type; 39 borders, corners & rules; 8 cheque & half-cheque blocks; 9 fancy lettering blocks, 5 dashes & rules; 32 devices & vignette blocks, 1 folding, 3 leaves printed in colours, orig. maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, slightly faded. Descended from the foundry of Richard Austin who had started as a type-cutter with John Bell at the British Type Foundry before 1788. The firm was acquired c1838 by R. M. Wood, whose sons James & Richard Mason Wood took over following bankruptcy and moved the business from Aldersgate Street to the Farringdon Road. "Two other sons [Austin & Rowland Wood] became typefounders in Islington. [In 1849] they bought the plant of Geo. Williamson, type-founder, Parkfield-street, and greatly added to it by electrotyping matrices. Austin Wood died February 21, 1883, aged 43. His brother Rowland now carries on the business. The Islington firm claim that it was Austin Wood who modified the old style Roman to the present; the other branch of the family claim that it was George Austin."—Bigmore & Wyman. Provenance: Inscribed 'Mr Line, Newport Pagnell, with Austin Wood & Co's Compliments Sept 1874'. Bigmore & Wyman III, p. 98; Gray, p. 171.

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        LECCE E I SUOI MONUMENTI LA CITTA

      GAETANO CAMPANELLA, 1874. ITALIANO 0,32 Volume primo della raccolta. Mancanza di dorso e pagine conseguentemente scollate. Copertina con alone di becca all'angolo superiore e piccolo strappo. Tagli scuriti ed irregolari e pagine tutt'ora intonse; prime pagine leggermente scurite da fattore tempo; pagina 29 con aloni di scurimento ai margini. USATO

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1874 - 1874 Original Front Wrapper Incredibly Rare

      1874. On offer here is an 1874 Wisden that has it's original front wrapper together with a facsimile spine and rear wrapper. After the 1875 and 1864 and perhaps the 1869, 1874 is the rarest of all Wisden and I think only one has been offered for sale on Wisden Auction before. This copy retains it's original front wrapper but as will be seen from the photograph it has areas of darkening and discolouration and the bottom right hand corner has been restored. The first few pages also have areas of discolouration but in my view these do not detract from the book itself. The discolouration lessens so that by the time you reach page 11 there is no trace. The remaining contents are complete, original and in very nice condition. The last page has the remains of a sellotape mark to it. The spine and facsimile rear cover have been very sympathetically done and are in fine condition. Overall this is a very presentable copy of a very rare book. If a prospective purchaser would prefer I could have the book rebound by Scriveners Bookbinders in Buxton, Derbyshire who do a fabulous job of rebinding Wisden in a variety leather and cloth bindings. Don't hesitate to ask for details.

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        Volume containing 10 titles demonstrating Walras's developing theories of economic equilibrium.]

      Various places: Various publishers, 1874–91 - 10 works bound in 1 volume, octavo. Later green cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, yellow endpapers, edges uncut. Manuscript contents leaf pasted to front free endpaper verso in black and red ink plus several section division leaves in manuscript. Spine rolled, ends bumped with some short snags at head, extremities lightly rubbed, hinges gently cracked but firm, a few nicks to upper edge of first leaf, half-title a little loose, some pamphlets evenly browned, overall a very good volume. From the library of the Royal Statistical Society of London, with a label to front pastedown and their stamps occasionally to contents, with a few neat pencil annotations to the text. Manuscript list of contents in ink to front free endpaper verso. A collection of Walras's essays, including the first edition of Théorie de la monnaie and the first separate editions of his articles on bimetallism and price variation, from the years of his "second phase of theoretical activity, his period of high creativity and maximum theoretical prolificacy" (Walker, p. 9), when he was in the process of developing his initial comprehensive model of general equilibrium that would eventually appear in the first edition of Éléments, and his later period of maturity during the 1880s and 1890s, when he "significantly extended, refined, and altered his system, particularly in regard to capital, money, and equilibrating mechanisms, and composed numerous essays on applied and normative economics" (The New Palgrave IV, p. 854). Several of these articles, written after Walras's appointment as professor of political economy at the University of Lausanne in 1871, were first delivered to the Vaudois Society of National Science in Lausanne (and then printed in their Bulletin), and others were published in the Journal des Économistes as well as in publications of various other societies. This volume has a pertinent mathematical provenance, having been bound together for the Royal Statistical Society of London who, in the late 19th century, were acquiring material for their library which was deemed to have made a valuable contribution to statistical and economic science. A note at the foot of the manuscript list of contents erads "N.B. Nos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, & 10 of the above form the book called Théorie mathématique de la richesse sociale." Bound up together are the following titles: a) Principe d'une théorie mathématique de l'échange. Mémoire lu à l'académie des sciences morales et politiques (Séances des 16 et 23 août 1873). Orléans: Ernest Colas, 1874. Pp. [5], 6–24, 1 folding plate. A bright, clean copy. Original offprint, separately paginated, first published in Paris by Alphonse Picard in January 1874 after Walras read the essay to the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences the previous year. Sraffa 6240; Walker 103. b) Équations de la capitalisation. Mémoire lu à la société vaudoise des sciences naturelles (Séance du 5 juillet 1876). Extrait du Bulletin de la Soc. Vaud. des Sciences naturelles. –2e S. Vol. XV. No 77. Lausanne: L. Corbaz et Comp., 1876. Pp. [4], 525–64. Contents evenly browned and a little brittle, a few chips to fore-edge of half-titleand a few other leaves. Original offprint, retaining the original pagination, with the erroneous title page statement (it actually appeared in volume XIV). There is some debate as to the date of the essay—the Bulletin article is dated a year later, 1877—and it is quite possible that the tirage à part was published before the essay's appearance in the journal. Sraffa 6242; Walker 122. c) Equations de l'echange. Equations de la production. Mémoires lus à la société Vaudoise des sciences naturelles (Séances des 1er et 15 décembre 1875, 19 janvier et 16 février 1876). Extrait du Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences naturelles. Lausanne: Allenspach fils, 1876. Pp. [2], 365–430 (separately paginated 1-66). A few nicks to upper leaf edges. Original offprint, retaining the original pagination and separate pagination,

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        The Stones of Venice : Volume the First: The Foundations. Volume the Second: The Sea-Stories. Volume the Third: The Fall. In three volumes

      London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1874. In 3 volumes complete. xxii, 400; viii, 394; iv, 362 pp. One of 1500 copies signed by the author John Ruskin at p. ix of the preface. Contemporary dark blue full calf. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration and lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun. Spines uniformly lightened to brown. Gilt bright. Slight rubbing to spine ends. One board partially faded with mark to calf. Ink owner's name to title-page of volume one. Internally clean. With 53 full-page plates by the author, including some in colour. Additional in-text illustrations. Bindings firm. . Very Good. Full Calf. New Edition. 1874.

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        [India]

      [1860s-70s].. Oblong folio, measuring 33 x 45 cm. Contemporary brown half morocco over matching cloth boards, spine with raised bands, gilt rules. 52 original photographs mounted on card, mostly on rectos only, all captioned beneath the image in ink in the same early hand. 8 of the photographs, including a folding panorama, relate to Cape Town, the other 44 are of various Indian subjects - many topographical plus a few portraits. Some scuffing to the binding, occasional spotting, mostly to the mounts, very good overall. 22 of the Indian photos bear the blindstamp of the "Frith Series", another 12 are signed and numbered in the negative by Samuel Bourne. The first photo in the album "Parbutty [Parvati] near Poona" is most likely by Bourne's successor Colin Murray, but has also been attributed to Bourne by others. The subjects of the photos are mostly northern Indian - images in and around Lahore, Srinagar, Simla, Kullu and Delhi are featured as well as a particularly striking photograph of the Golden Temple of Amritsar. However, the album also ventures further south with images of Gwalior, Fatehpur Sikri, Lucknow and Varanasi plus the aforementioned photo of Pune and two photographs of Bombay (featuring the Harbour and the Town Hall). Four of the photographs are of people: an interesting shot of the "Inhabitants of Chumba" (Bourne 553), a "A Yâk Spiti" (Frith) plus two group shots of soldiers from Royal Horse Artillery dated 1874 and 1876. Of the R.H.A. photos the first show the sergeants of A & C Batteries, the second the "Chesnut [sic] Troop" (the alternate name of A Battery) in parade ground formation.

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        Cabinet Card Photograph of Charles Darwin

      Elliott & Fry, London 1874 - Cabinet card. Image size 4" x 5.75" on a slightly larger card. Captioned "Darwin" under the image. Photographer's marks below the image and on the verso. The image is crisp and very near fine. Darwin with long white beard is pictured from the chest up and from the side.

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        Geschichte des Herzogthums Steiermark. 9 in 5 Bänden.

      Gr.-8. Mit 2 lithogr. Titelbildern, 3 (2 lithogr. u. 1 gest.) Titelportraits, 2 lithogr. Titeln m. Vignette, 1 lithogr. Zwischentitel, 20 (1 mehrf. gefalt.) lithogr. Tafeln, 2 gefalt. Stammtafeln u. einer mehrf. gefalt. Karte. Zus. ca. 4100 S., Einheitliche spätere HLdr.-Bde. m. goldgepr. Rückentiteln. Erstausgabe des bedeutenden steirischen Geschichtswerkes mit dem seltenen, erst 1874 erschienenen 9. Band von Georg Göth Alphabetisches Register der in Muchars Geschichte der Steiermark Band I-VIII vorkommenden Namen von Personen, Orten und Sachen. - [...] Ehe er sein Hauptwerk, Die Geschichte der Steiermark, zu bearbeiten begann, sammelte er jahrelang aus Hand- und Druckschriften die überall zerstreuten Urkunden und römischen Steinschriften, die darauf Bezug hatten, und brachte an die Tausende von wichtigen Auszügen zu Stande, welche er seiner Hauptarbeit alsdann zu Grunde legte [...] (Wurzbach). - Wie fast immer fehlt eine nicht gefalt. Karte in Bd. 1 (Ausschnitt aus der Tabula Peutingeriana). - Einbände etw. berieben u. (Deckeln) fleckig. Einige Bll. angefalzt. Durchg. etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Schlossar 1 Wurzbach XIX, 307f.

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        NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA, THE MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, By SIR ISAAC NEWTON ; Translated into English By Andrew Motte. TO WHICH IS ADDED NEWTON'S SYSTEM OF THE WORLD ; With a Portrait Taken from the Bust in the Royal Observatory of Greenwich. First American Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected, With a Life of the Author, By N. W. Chittenden, M. A. , & c

      New York: Daniel Adee, 176 Fulton Street [1874]. Later printing. 4, v-vii, [1-blank], [9]-581 pages. 8vo. Original green cloth with salmon endpapers. Gilt titles and spine decoration head and tail.Fraying to head of spine panel, with top 1 3/4 inches of front joint cloth wearing through. Front hinge paper cracked. Rear hinge sound. A few signatures starting to come loose, partially separating from the stitching. Still a fundamentally sound copy noting a few dings to the board edges. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Sir Isaac Newton. Corner tips turned with minor wear, minor shelf wear overall.Previous owner's name on front pastedown endpaper. Cloth. Although the title page notes "First American Edition" and the copyright page is dated 1846, this is a later printing, published circa 1874 based on lack of portrait subscription or date, 176 Fulton Street address and lack of title page date (see Wallis & Wallis 27.2, Cohen #3). The First American edition was first published in 1848 (NOT 1846) and first editions are routinely mis-identified based on the copyright page information. The work was reprinted for many years from the same stereotype, issues differing only by date (or absence of date), publisher, publisher's address, and portrait subscription (or lack thereof). In 1970 scholar and historian I.B.Cohen in ''The American editions of Newton's Principia'' (Wallis 62.472) provided a much needed guide which updated Babson and Gray's work on this title.Cohen's work was updated by and subsequently incorporated into Wallis's "Newton and Newtoniana 1672-1975, A Bibliography" by Peter and Ruth Wallis (See 26, 27.2, 62.472). See also Babson 23; Gray 26 both referring to the first American Edition. As is often the case with American cloth bindings from this period, this work is hard to find in nice condition, and this example exhibits the usual wear to the binding. Good.

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        SPEAKING LIKENESSES

      Macmillan and Co., London 1874 - Rossetti, Christina. SPEAKING LIKENESSES. London: Macmillan and Co., 1874. First edition, first issue. 12mo - 5-1/16" x 7-3/8". Royal-blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt decoration and lettering to upper board and spine with touches of shelf wear, wear to the head and tail of spine and a slightly sunned spine for what is a bright, clean copy of the book. AEG. Chocolate brown endpapers. 96 pp. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontis and title page vignette, plus ten additional illustrations, all by Arthur Hughes. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD +. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        First Melbourne General Catalogue of 1227 Stars, for the Epoch 1870, Deduced from Observations Extending from 1863 to 1870 made at the Melbourne Observatory / Scond Melbourne general Catalogue of 1211 Stars for the Epoch 1880

      John Ferres, Government Printer 1874,1889. - 63,63 Seiten; Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt; Einbandkanten sind leicht bestossen; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1060

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        Cabinet Card Photograph of Charles Darwin

      London: Elliott & Fry, 1874. Near Fine. Cabinet card. Image size 4" x 5.75" on a slightly larger card. Captioned "Darwin" under the image. Photographer's marks below the image and on the verso. The image is crisp and very near fine. Darwin with long white beard is pictured from the chest up and from the side.

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