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        Manuscript fragment from a work on Egypt, possibly MY WINTER ON THE NILE

      [Hartford, Conn, 1875. 11 pages: pp. 12, 15, 17, 17, 18, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, and 26. 1 vols. 8vo. Vey good. 11 pages: pp. 12, 15, 17, 17, 18, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, and 26. 1 vols. 8vo. Page 12 begins, "I do not know that it has any obvious purpose, except to show that an ignoble boy will become an ignoble man. All the culture of Harvard cannot change that..."

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        Blue-eyed Cockatoo.

      Vol V Blue-eyed Cockatoo, Cacatua ophthalmica. £1,025

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        Salvadori's Hawk-Owl

      Vol I; Ebes 688 Hart del and lith Salvadori's Hawk-Owl An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 530 x 360 mm approx £580

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        Pygmy Parrot

      Vol V; Ebes 947 Hart after Gould Pygmy Parrot An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 530 x 360 mm approx £520

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        Astrolabe Mountain Perroquet

      Vol V; Ebes 934 Hart del et lith Astrolabe Mountain Perroquet An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 530 x 360 mm approx £650

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        Orange-crested Bower-bird

      Vol I; Ebes 728 Hart del and lith Orange-crested Bower-bird An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 530 x 360 mm approx £450

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      Vol II; Ebes 769 Hart after Gould Wood-Fantail An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 530 x 360 mm approx £420

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        Yellow-headed Parrot [Song Parrot].

      Vol V; Ebes 954 Hart after Gould Yellow-headed Parrot [Song Parrot]. An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 530 x 360 mm approx £875

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        A History of the Birds of Europe Not Observed in the British Isles - Five Volumes

      George Bell and Sons, Covent Garden, London 1875 - Five volumes - complete set. All 150 coloured plates complete. Rebound in quarter leather. A most appealing set. Burgundy boards with gilt titling and decoration. The boards are venerable and genteel. The gilt on all volumes is bright and genial. The plates are hand-coloured. These are most pleasing and viscerally elegant. The colours are fresh and gentle. Volume 1: the leathered corners and spine are handsome and fresh. The page edges are tanned. There are flecks of foxing here and there. Volume II: the board edges have some storage wear. The pages are mild, comfortable and genial. Volume III: the board edges are battered but the overall aspect of the covers is benign. The page edges are tanned. The pages are placid and diligent. Volume IV: the boards have some light shelving wear. The contents are contented and neat. Volume V: The boards have some storage and shelving scuffing and wear. The leathering is smart. The contents have occasional foxing freckles. Oh! Happy set! This is clubbable, gentlemanly and a perfect example of Victorian amateur enthusiasm and excellence. A wonderful set of books with much information, entertainment, learning, pleasure. fk [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wilfrid Laurier, early manuscript letter signed from future Prime Minister of Canada

      Arthabaskaville: Wilfrid Laurier, 1875. 1st Edition. No binding. EARLY LETTER FROM CANADA'S FIRST FRANCOPHONE PRIME MINISTER "Wilfrid Laurier," dated Arthabaskaville, 10th April, 1875, addressed to Donald Alexander MacDonald, Postmaster General, Ottawa. 17 lines on one 8vo sheet, docketed by MacDonald on the verso, vertical fold, near fine.Laurier writes: " Arthabaskaville,/ 10th April, 1875./ Hon. D. A. Macdonald / Postmaster General, / Ottawa,/ Dear Sir;/ I had been / given to understand / that there would be / from the first of April, / a Tri-weekly mail / between Arthabaska/ Station & Bulstrode & / Ste. Clotilde. Is it not / yet in operation./ Yours respectfully, / Wilfrid Laurier."[WITH:]PITTAWAY & JARVIS, Photographers, Ottawa. Hon. Wilfrid Laurier. [Ottawa, ca. 1890's] Original photograph,head and shoulder portrait, very good condition. Both pieces matted together, fine condition. History of Arthabaska: The name of Arthabaska was suggested at the end of the eighteenth century, by John Gregory, fur trader, probably in honor of a vast lake in western Canada, where he worked for North Company. Cree language in the Athabaska word means "where there are rushes and reeds." In 1853 the City of Arthabaska is founded under the name of Saint-Christophe-d'Arthabaska. In 1858, the township of Arthabaska consists judicial district after the construction of the railway. In 1861, a portion of the town was detached and was named Victoriaville. In 1890, Sainte-Victoire-d'Arthabaska is formed as a result of a new detachment. Later, in the late nineteenth century, there detach the village of Arthabaskaville, completely surrounded by St. Kitts d'Arthabaska. In 1903, the city becomes Arthabaskaville Arthabaska. Finally, in 1993, three localities or Victoriaville, Arthabaska and Saint-Victoire-d'Arthabaska, come together to form the current city. In the new city, the population chose the name Victoriaville for the new city. Arthabaskaville has always distinguished itself as a village culture. Here born painter Marc-Aurèle De Foy Suzor-Côté and many Quebec celebrities settle in Arthabaskaville, including the member Armand Lavergne, the poet Adolphe Poisson or the Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier.Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) was Canada's eighth Prime Minister, holding office 1896-1911. Laurier was born in St. Lin, Quebec. He received a law degree from McGill University in 1864, and practiced law in Montreal and Arthabaskville from 1864-1896. Wilfrid Laurier was Liberal party leader from 1887 until his death in 1919.Donald Alexander Macdonald was a businessman, politician, and office holder. He became a railway contractor and was elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1857 to 1867. He was the Liberal Member of Parliament for Glengarry in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1875, and served as Postmaster General of Canada. In 1875 Macdonald was appointed the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and held that post until 1880. He died in Montreal in 1896.

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        Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments verdeutsch von D. Martin Luther - Mit zweihundert und dreissig Bildern von Gustav Doré [2 Bände, komplett].

      Stuttgart : Hallberger, o. J. [ca. 1875]. - n. durchg. pag., Ill. Einbd. etwas berieben/ angestossen/ eingerissen/ angeschmutzt, Seiten altersbedingt etwas gebräunt/ fleckig, Seiten teils etwas gelockert/ leicht eingerissen, ansonsten gut erhalten. 1. Band : 4. Auflage von Hallberger, 2. Band : 6. Auflage von der Deutschen Verlagsanstalt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12800 Leder, gebundene Ausgaben, Goldprägungen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paypyros Ebers. Das hermetische Buch über die Arzneimittel der alten Ägypter in hieratischer Schrift. 2 Bde.

      - Neudruck der Ausgabe Leipzig 1875. - Osnabrück, Biblio Verlag 1987, Folio, VIII, 336 pp., Taf. 1-69; VIII, 63, (1) pp., Taf.70-90, orig. Leinenband. Herausgegeben von Georg Ebers mit hieroglyphisch-lateinischem Glossar von Ludwig Stern. - Als Vorlage für den Nachdruck hat freundlicherweise die Handschriftenabteilung der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek ihr Exemplar zur Verfügung gestellt. - Schon im Papyrus selber fehlen die Seiten XXVIII und XXIX, ohne daß der Text unterbrochen ist. - Already in the papyrus itself the pages XXVIII and XXIX are not numbered. There is, however, no text omitted. - Printed in France by Folio Imprimerie Cooperative, Saint-Julien-du-Sault. - - "Der Papyrus Ebers ist ein medizinischer Papyrus aus dem alten Ägypten. Er gehört neben dem Papyrus Edwin Smith zu den ältesten noch erhaltenen Texten überhaupt und ist zudem einer der ältesten bekannten Texte mit medizinischen Themen, wobei er unter anderem ein großes Spektrum an Beschreibungen von Krankheiten und deren Symptomen und Diagnosen beinhaltet. Des Weiteren enthält der Papyrus Anweisungen für Behandlungen sowie für die Zubereitung von Heilmitteln, zum Beispiel gegen Verletzung, Parasiten und Zahnbeschwerden, aber auch gynäkologische Tipps, wie beispielsweise für die Empfängnisverhütung. Dazu werden Zaubersprüche zur Unterstützung des Heilerfolges angegeben. Zusätzlich wurde der heliakische Aufgang des Sirius im bürgerlichen Kalender mit 9. Epiphi (9. Ipip) im 9. Regierungsjahr des Amenophis I. vermerkt." - - "Traditionell wurde meist von einer Abfassung im letzten Viertel des 16. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. ausgegangen und auf die Datierung von Richard Lepsius Bezug genommen. Letzter Vertreter dieser These war Kenneth Anderson Kitchen. Beide Ägyptologen beriefen sich bei ihrer Annahme auf den vermerkten Sirius-Aufgang. Zwischenzeitliche paläografische Untersuchungen haben ergeben, dass die medizinischen Eintragungen wahrscheinlich einige Jahrzehnte älter sind, in der Regierungszeit von Pharao Ahmose niedergeschrieben wurden und mögliche Abschriften von älteren Vorlagen repräsentieren." - - "Der Papyrus Ebers wurde im Winter 1872/73 von Georg Ebers in Theben mit den Geldern des Königs von Sachsen (15.000 Taler) und Geld aus dem Universitäts-Reisestipendienfond (25.000 Taler) erworben, in die Bestände der Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig eingegliedert[1][2] und ein Jahr später von Ebers veröffentlicht. Das Manuskript befindet sich bis heute in der Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig." - - "Er wurde in hieratischer Schrift verfasst und stellt die größte Aufzeichnung über altägyptische Medizin dar. Der Papyrus Ebers ist der längste medizinische Papyrus und hat eine Gesamtlänge von 20 Metern. Die Schriftrolle bestand ursprünglich aus 108 Kolumnen, die von 1 bis 110 nummeriert sind (Nr. 28 und 29 sind ausgelassen). Während des Zweiten Weltkriegs erlitt der Papyrus erheblichen Schaden. So sind die Kolumnen 54, 56, 94 und 109 beschädigt oder liegen nur noch in Fragmenten vor. Die Kolumnen 48, 49, 55, 80-82, 93/110, 98/106, 99, 100/104, 101, 102/103 und 105 sind heute verloren. Die 108 Kolumnen sind unterteilt in 877 magische Formeln und Heilmittel. Obwohl er voller Beschwörungen zur Vertreibung krankheitsverursachender Dämonen ist, finden sich doch Beweise für empirische Behandlung und Beobachtung." - - "Der Papyrus enthält Kapitel über Darm-Erkrankungen und Parasiten, Augen- und Hautprobleme, Empfängnisverhütung und gynäkologische Erkrankungen, Zahnheilkunde, die operative Behandlung von Abszessen und Tumoren, das Richten von Knochen und Verbrennungen. Mit der Erwähnung der Staublunge der Steinmetze ist es mit das älteste Zeugnis der Arbeitsmedizin." - - "Des Weiteren enthält er eine Abhandlung über Herz und Gefäße. Obwohl die Ägypter wenig über die Existenz der Nieren wussten, und das Herz als Treffpunkt verschiedener Gefäße des Körpers - nicht nur Blut, sondern auch Tränen, Urin und sogar Sperma - betrachteten, erkannten sie nicht nur das Vorhandensein von . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Grandes usines de France. Etudes industrielles en France et à l'étranger.

      Michel Lévy frères ; Librairie des dictionnaires 1875-1885, Paris - 356 livraisons reliées en 17 vol. grand in-8, demi-basane verte (reliure de l'époque). Collection quasi-complète (356/360) des monographies industrielles éditées à l'initiative de Julien Turgan. Dans cette grande fresque de l'industrie française, tous les domaines d'activité sont représentés : métallurgie, textile, construction, industries de transformation, agro-alimentaire : Manufacture des Gobelins, l?Imprimerie Impériale, Christofle, Manufacture de Sèvres, La Monnaie, Manufacture des Tabacs, Saint Gobain, Cristallerie Baccarat, Parfumerie Pivert, Imprimerie Paul Dupont, Manufacture Impériale d?Armes de Guerre, Draps Renault, Fonderie de canons de la Marine Impériale, Usine Ménier à Nosiel, Faïencerie de Gien, Usine Gèvelot, Teinturerie Boutarel, Verrerie de Murano, Mines de Silésie, Etablissements Japy, Soieries de Tours, Aciérie d?Ermont, Etablissements Bréguet, Decauville Ainé, Fabrique d?instruments de musique Thibouville Lamy, Ferme expérimentale de Brizay, Carrosserie Belvallette, la Compagnie Coloniale, Etablissements Cusenier, Champagnes Moët et Chandon. Plusieurs expositions internationales ou universelles sont présentées. Le volume 12 en particulier est entièrement consacré à l'Exposition universelle de 1878, dont Turgan déclare dans l'introduction être l'instigateur. Julien Turgan (1824-1887) étudia d?abord la médecine, se signala lors des journées de Juin 1848 et pendant l?épidémie cholérique. Lorsque Victor Hugo fonda cette même année L?Evénement, Turgan entra à ce journal comme rédacteur scientifique, puis il passa au Bien-être universel, feuille créée par M. E. de Girardin, et fonda lui-même un journal de vulgarisation scientifique : La Fabrique, la ferme et l?atelier. M. Grün s?étant retiré du Moniteur universel en 1852, Turgan devint conjointement avec Paul Dalloz, directeur du Journal officiel. Pendant l?invasion prussienne, Turgan se mit à la disposition du ministre de la guerre Gambetta, et fut chargé d?une importante mission auprès des usines de fabrication d'armement. Très rare collection, quasi-complète : seules les 4 dernières livraisons manquent. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Fables de La Fontaine. Reimprimees sur l'Edition de 1678-1694.

      Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris 1875 - Bookplates and previous owner's signature Frontispiece by L. Flameng. 2 volumes, tall 8vo, rubricated titles, 1/2 dark green morocco, ornately gilt spines, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1875. Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Librairie Centrale D'Architecture, Ve A. Morel & Co. 1875. Paris: Librairie Centrale D'Architecture, Ve A. Morel & Co.: , 1875. Paris: Librairie Centrale D'Architecture, Ve A. Morel & Co. 1875. First edition, thus; these colorful patterns for the marbleizing of woodwork were extracted from the first twenty years of the JOURNAL MANUEL DE PEINTURES. In all there are 50 large color lithographed plates showing various types of marbleized expanses framed by more "faux" marble for interior wall paneling. With painting instructions by Mm. Petit et Bisiaux and by M. Berthelon. Folio (44.7 x 30 cm); (iv) + (1-) 19 pp. + 50 color lithographic plates bound on stubs. Contemporary half morocco with marbled boards and endpapers, raised spine bands with gilt titling and ruling; lateral tear on title page mended; scattered foxing to preliminaries, not affecting plates.

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        The Commentaries of the Great Afonso Dalboquerque, Second Viceroy of India.

      London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society,, 1875-84. Translated from the Portuguese Edition of 1774, With Notes and an Introduction by Â… 4 volumes octavo. Original pale blue diapered cloth, title gilt to the spines, gilt ship device to the front boards, repeated on the lower in blind, blind panelling to both boards, blind rules to the spines, pale cream surface-paper endpapers. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to each, and 6 other plates in all, one of them double-page, 6 folding facsimile maps, illustrations to the text. A little rubbed, spines mildly tanned, some neat restoration to the spines, joints and hinges, but overall very good for this poorly produced series, largely unopened First edition, first impression of the first English edition. Afonso d' Albuquerque the Great (1453-1515), was one of the most striking personalities in the history of Portuguese discovery and colonialism and is the founder of the Portuguese Empire in the East Indies. Albuquerque advanced the Portuguese scheme of securing the trade of spices and the establishment of a vast Portuguese Asian empire. He was the first European to enter the Persian Gulf, led the first voyage by a European fleet into the Red Sea, and also the first westerner to reach the coast of South-Eastern Arabia: "In 1506 Albuquerque was despatched from Lisbon on an expedition, intended to consolidate Portuguese supremacy in the Indian Ocean. His instructions were to monopolise trade with East India for Portugal, and to exclude both Venetians and Saracens from Indian waters ... Attacks were made on the Arab ports at Malindi, Hoja, Lamu and Brava, before continuing to Socotra ... Sailing from Socotra with six ships, Albuquerque coasted the Arabian peninsula, sacked Muscat and Sohar, and then launched an attack on Hormuz during the months of September and October 1507. In spite of the overwhelming forces assembled against him by the island's twelve-year-old ruler, Albuquerque mounted a successful siege, with the result that the ruler become a vassal of the Portuguese crown ... The famous 'Commentaries' ... were published by his son Alfonso ..., collected from his father's papers. The only documents actually originating from the father are in the form of letters" (Howgego I, 19-21). Bookplates of the American financier, philanthropist and collector Henry Marquand to the front free endpapers, neat letter-press plates of the library of St. Paul's School, Concord, NH, of which Marquand was a benefactor, to the pastedowns.

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        Kanpan Yochi Shiryaku A Compilation of Geographical Knowledge


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        Reistochten naar Nieuw Guinea in de jaren 1869 en 1870


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        Scrap Album


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        Arctic Geography and Ethnology


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        Tales and Traditions of the Eskimoandnbspwith a Sketch of their Habits Religion Language and other peculiarities


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        La Conference Entre Luther Et Le Diable Au Sujet De La Messe Racontee par Luther lui-meme Traduction nouvelle en regard du Texte Latin par Isidore Liseux Ave les Remarques et Annotations des Abbes De Cordemoy et Lenglet-Dufresnoy. Frontispiece grave a l'eau-forte par J. Amiot.

      Isidore Liseux, Paris 1875 - From the library of Dr. C.B. Farrar with his bookplate. 12mo., cont. red calf spine, gilt decoration, marble boards, viii, 91, (4)pp. With the original wrappers bound in at rear. A fine copy. Vicaire II: 589 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fables de La Fontaine. Reimprimees sur l'Edition de 1678-1694.

      Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1875. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece by L. Flameng. 2 volumes, tall 8vo, rubricated titles, 1/2 dark green morocco, ornately gilt spines, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1875. Fine. Bookplates and previous owner's signature

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        THE WISE WOMAN. A Parable.

      London, Strahan & Co., 34 Paternoster Row, 1875.. FIRST EDITION 1875 (dated on title page), 8vo, original publisher's green cloth, gilt title and author, small gilt device of anchor with Anchora Spei, plus 2 decorative black bands to upper cover, the same bands in blind to lower cover, spine gilt lettered and banded with same anchor device at tail, brown endpapers, pages: (4), 222. Book leaning just slightly, head and tail of spine and corners slightly worn, 2 tiny nicks to cloth at tail of spine, another to top of lower hinge, pale stain to lower corner of upper cover with faint brown tide-mark, small water stain to lower cover next to spine, one or two other minor marks, endpapers slightly faded at edges, a pencil line on each endpaper, inner paper hinges partly cracked, binding firm, inscribed by the publishers to a Mrs Hamilton on the half-title, a little pale ink on bottom edges, just showing very slightly on the lower margin edge of a few pages, otherwise contents clean. A good plus copy of the scarce first edition in book form. Despite the title this is a fairy story for children first serialised in Good Things December 5th 1874 to July 3rd under the title A Double Story. It was reprinted several times with various titles. Shaberman, George MacDonald, page 55, No. 54. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Australien Karte mit russischem Titel.

      - Farblithographie, dat. 1875, 37 x 46 Zeigt Australien mit Ozeanien umgeben von den dort lebenden Tieren und Pflanzen. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten rechts und links Insetkarten u.a. von Thaiti. - Seltene Karte.

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        Pompeii: Its history, buildings, and antiquities. An account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations, and also an itinerary for visitors. A new edition, revised and enlarged....

      Bell & Sons London 1875 (...Illustrated with nearly three hundred wood engravings, a large map and a plan of the forum ) Mit XV, 587 Seiten, ca. 300 Textholzstichen, teils auf Tafeln, einem großen ausfaltbaren Plan von Pompeji und 1 ausfaltbarem Plan des Forums.Oldr mit reich goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken mit Rückenschildchen sowie Goldfileten, marmoriertem Buchschnitt und marmorierten Vorsatzpapieren, 8° ( 18,5 x 12 cm ). Einband etwas berieben, gering beschädigt, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig. - selten - ( Gewicht 750 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Pompeji, Herculaneum, Vesuv, Neapel, Dyer, Ausgrabungen, Vulkan, Vulkanismus, Vulkanausbruch, Google, Ganzleder

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        Löwengruppe. Herr Cooper wird in diesen Vorstellungen mit seinen Elephanten und Löwen durch ganz grüßartige, hierorts noch nie gesehenen Productionen sich besonders auszeichnen. In der Nachmittags.Vorstellung wird derselbe mit seinen Löwen, ein gemeinschaftliches Mittagsmahl einnehmen. In der Abend- und Abschieds-Vorstellung wird Herr Cooper auf seinen neun Wunder-Elephanten die staunenerregendsten und ganz neuen Productionen ausführen.


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        @Revista occidental. @Iº anno, tomo primeiro, fasiculos 1-6, and tomo segundo, fasciculos 1-5 [all published].

      Lisbon, Escriptorio da Revista Occidental, 15 February to 15 July 1875.. FIRST and ONLY EDITION. 11 issues in 2 volumes. Large 8°, original printed wrappers, uncut, in two folding cases with crimson leather spines, gilt with raised bands in five compartments, marbled boards on all other sides. In fine condition. Engraved armorial bookplates of D. Diogo de Bragança (Lafões) on front sides of cases. 768; 639, (1) pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION, a COMPLETE RUN of this rare Portuguese periodical containing the first appearance of @O Crime do Padre Amaro, @[bold]one of the best and most important novels ever written, the first novel written entirely by Eça de Queiroz, and certainly one of his most important works. (@O Mistério da estrada de Sintra, written in collaboration with Ramalho Ortigão, had appeared in 1870.) Eça had serious disagreements with the editors of the Revista, Antero de Quental and Batalha Reis, regarding corrections to his work, and was very dissatisfied with the published result. He substantially revised it for the first edition in book form, published in 1876. The Revista Occidental includes works in Portuguese by such noted authors as Antero de Quental, Manuel de Arriaga, Luciano Cordeiro, Gonçalves Crespo, Oliveira Martins and Gomes Leal, and also works in Spanish by Cánovas del Castillo, Pi y Margall, Jacinto Octavio Picón and Patricio de la Escosura. The rarity of this periodical, especially with all the original wrappers present, has led to some confusion among bibliographers regarding the number of issues and the dates of publication - doubtless mostly because only the original printed wrappers indicate the fascicle number and date of publication. The only published record of an actual copy we have been able to locate, sold in the Fernandes Thomaz sale in 1912, has the same dates of publication as this copy and the same number of issues, and is described as "collecção completa." Two copies handled by us in the early 1990s, one sold in the summer of 2001, and one sold in the summer of 2012, all had the same collation as the present one. @Provenance: Dom Diogo de Bragança (Lafões) (Lisbon, 1930-Lisbon, 2012) was an accomplished equestrian, author of books on dressage, and a dedicated bibliophile whose collection focused on books about horses and horsemanship, plus works on Portuguese history and literature. Dom Diogo used the courtesy title Marquês de Marialva, by permission of his elder brother, Dom Lopo de Bragança, Duque de Lafões, the actual holder of the title. For the bookplate, see Avelar Duarte, @Ex-libris portugueses heráldicos. See also @Anuário da Nobreza de Portugal, III, Tomo I (1985), pp. 20-1. *** Fernandes Thomaz 4352. Guerra da Cal 29: stating that the work appeared from February 1875 to July 1876, in only 7 fascicles. Silva Pereira, @Journalismo portuguesa p. 130: giving the dates of publication as 15 Feb. to 30 Aug. 1875. @Grande enciclopédia XXV, 433: giving the same dates of publication as Silva Pereira. @Union List of Serials locates volume I to volume II, nº 5 (giving the dates as Feb. 1875 to Jan. 1876) at CU. Not located in NUC.

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        Enumeratio Plantarum in Japonia sponte crescentium hucusque rite cognitarum adjectis descriptionibus specierum pro regione novarum ...

      Paris, F. Savy, 1875-1879. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (230 x 150mm). pp. (4), xiv, (2), 485, (3); pp. (4), 789, (3). Contemporary green half morocco, gilt ornamented spines in 6 compartments. Stafleu & Cowan I, 1844: 'The Savatier & David collections on which the book is based (in part) are at P(aris Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle). Franchet's own herbarium is also at P (through the herbier Drake)'. The present work is the third important western publication on the flora of Japan, after Thunberg's Flora Japonica and Von Siebold's Flora Japonica. It is the first major botanical work on Japan after the opening of Japan in 1854. Old library stamp on title pages. A fine copy.//Provenance: Dedication of Savatier to Roux 'à monsieur Roux, Pharmacien ... , Savatier'. //Stafleu & Cowan 1844.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Ausserordentliche Vorstellung und erstes Auftreten in München des weltberühmten Athleten Holtum, sogenannten Kanonenkönigs. Bekannt durch die Pariser, Londoner und Leipziger illustrirten Zeitungen, Herr Holtum spielt und jonglirt mit 20, 30 und 60pfündigen Kanonenkugeln, wie ein Knabe kaum mit Orangen zu spielen vermag. Zum Schlusse dieser ausserordentlichen Produktion wird Herr Holtum eine wirkliche Kanone mit einer 20 pfündigen Kugel vor den Augen des Publikums laden und auf das Commando: "Feuer" die Kugel mit den Händen auffangen. Zu diesem fast unglaublichen Experiment ladet Herr Holtum alle wissenschaftlichen Männer Münchens ganz ergebenst ein, die Kanone und Kugel genau zu untersuchen.

      München, Schuh, 6. Juli (1875).. Aus zwei Teilen zusammengesetztes Plakat, das obere Teil in Farblithographie. Blattgr.: 165 x 58 cm. Auftritt des legendären Kraftakrobaten und "Kanonenkönigs" John Holtum (1845-1919), der mit der Hand eine aus einer Kanone abgefeuerte Kugel auffangen konnte. Bei der ersten Vorführung des Tricks 1872 im Londoner Holborn-Theater hatte er einen Finger seiner linken Hand eingebüßt. Der aus dem dänischen Hadersleben stammende Holtum wanderte mit 15 Jahren nach Amerika aus, wurde Goldgräber in Nevada, dann Mitglied eines Circus in San Francisco und kam schließlich 1870 zurück nach Europa. Seine außergewöhnliche Nummer machte ihn zu einem Star im europäischen Zirkus; seine körperliche Attraktivität bescherte ihm eine Unzahl weiblicher Bewunderer. Einige dieser "Groupies" unterzeichneten gar eine Petition, die Holtum vom Fangen der Kanonenkugel abhalten sollte, auf das sein makelloser Körper nicht Schaden davon nehmen möge. Holtum heiratete aber eine schöne Kunstreiterin und ließ sich nach dem Ende seiner Karriere in England nieder. - Holtum setzte eine hohe Prämie für jeden aus, der ihm seine Aufführung nachmachen könnte; probiert haben es 161 starke Männer, die aber allesamt versagten. 1880 wurde er dafür in Leeds gar angeklagt, da einer der Probanden, Elijah Fenton, den Versuch nicht unbeschadet überstand: "The first to try to catch the ball was Mr Fenton, but when the cannon was fired it struck him on the head and knocked him down. He was conveyed to the Infirmary, where it was found that his skull was fractured, and that he had received injuries to the nose". - An die Ankündigung des ersten Auftritts Holtums im Unternehmen des Francoise Loisset ist oben ein farbig lithographiertes Plakat (ca. 80 x 59 cm) von Jules Chéret angesetzt, das Holtum bei der Ausführung des Tricks zeigt; die französische Legende ist mit einer Textmontage mit dem Namen des Zirkus verdeckt. - Mit wenigen Hinterlegungen. Linker Rand etwas knickfaltig. Leicht gebrauchsspurig.

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        Sweden Handbook For Travellers in Sweden.

      John Murray London 1875 - Fourth edition. pp. viii, 152, 3 maps and plans, small sellotape repairs on hinges, (2nd sheet of general map frayed and browned at edges, all intact),72pp adverts at rear, original red cloth gilt, slightly worn and marked; overall a very good copy. First edition of this title despite having "fourth edition" printed on the title-page. There were only three editions of "Sweden" published between 187-1883. Very rare. Lister 86. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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      Laramie City, 1875. 91pp. Original green printed wrappers, rear wrapper and spine replaced with matching modern wrapper. Front wrapper repaired in upper corner. Upper corner of first eight leaves and foredge tear in first six leaves repaired. Else very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. A history of the city and promotion for the surrounding country, with much information about its virtues, attributes, etc. The last third of the pamphlet is devoted to a directory of the city. There are also advertisements for many local merchants throughout. This is the first directory for any part of Wyoming, and one of the first book-length works published there. Triggs' publications are the outstanding early Wyoming promotional pieces. "A history of the region from the day of first settlement, in April of 1868. Recognized by students of Western History as probably the best, most honest and outspoken, most bluntly written and vivid description extant of the early and turbulent days" - Eberstadt. AII (WYOMING) 23. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 2239 ("exceedingly rare"). STOPKA, WYOMING TERRITORIAL IMPRINTS 1875.7. ADAMS HERD 2332 ("very rare"). EBERSTADT 113:434. HOWES T351, "b." GRAFF 4191. STREETER SALE 2245. JENNEWEIN 83.

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        General-Karte von MITTEL-EUROPA in 12 Blättern. Maße 1:1,200,000.

      Wien, k.k. militär-geografischen Institute (1875). 1 Skelett-Karte, 12 lith.Teilkarten, kol., in Segmente zerschnitten und auf Leinen aufgezog., zus. in modernen Leinenschuber unter Verwendung des Orig. Leder-Einbandrückens, dieser beschabt, eine Karte auf Leinenbezug schwarzfleck., Karte XI doppelt vorhaVersand D: 15,00 EUR Topographie, Mitteleuropa, Landkarten, Topography, Middle-Europe, Maps

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        Ultima Thule; Or, A Summer in Iceland

      London: William P. Nimmo, 1875. First Edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xix, 380, with folding map and 3 plates; vi, 408, with folding map and 8 plates (one double-page); additional illustrations in the text of both volumes. Bound in three-quarter green leather with marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, gilt spines with five raised bands. A lovely, fine set, with the only flaw being some light rubbing to the corners. Penzer pp 91-92. Burton spent the summer of 1872 in Iceland and produced this richly detailed account, explaining in the Preface that he hoped to offer a more balanced appraisal than those earlier works that described Iceland's landscape in overblown "scenes of thrilling horror, of majestic grandeur, and of heavenly beauty" and also a more thorough one: "Critics tell us that African travellers have so much trouble to reach the Unexplored Regions, that they are apt to report all they see at wearying length, and to empty the contents of their journals upon the public. But every mile of new, or even comparatively new, ground deserves careful topographical notices: let the general reader "skip" such photos if he likes, but let them be written at least for the purpose of future comparison." The work includes information on Iceland's people, economy, history, geography, resources, and natural history.

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        [Title in Ottoman Turkish] Hive siyahetnâmesi ve-tarih-i.


      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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