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        ARCHIVIO PER L'ANTROPOLOGIA E LA ETNOLOGIA. Organo della Societa' italiana di antropologia e di etnoogia pubblicato dal Dott. Paolo Mantegazza. Quinto volume ( - ventunesimo)

      Tip. della gazzetta d'Italia (poi: Arte stampa. 1875 - 1, Firenze. - 17 annate consecutive in 8, da quinto volume - 1875 a ventunesimo volume - 1891 (3 fasc. ogni anno, 200 pp. ogni fasc. ). Serie completa dal 1875 al 1891, fatta eccezione per il fasc. 2 del volume ottavo - 1878. Raccolta in stato di nuovo, intonsa e con le br. ed. Rivista fondata dal Mantegazza nel 1871, che aveva da poco occupato a Firenze la prima cattedra di Antropologia in Italia. L'Archivio, peraltro tuttora esistente. Moltissimi furono gli apporti di autori quali Giglioli, Morselli, Issel, Zanetti, Regalia, Cavanna, De Stefani, Bellucci, Lombroso, Amadei, Beni ecc. Gli articoli riguardano sia studi originali di antropologia e antropometria con sconfinamenti in campo psichiatrico e psicologico (La capacita' del cranio negli alienati; L'uso e il rito della circoncisione negli Ebrei; Statura e condizione sociale nei bolognesi contemporanei; Superstizioni religiose nelle provincie di Treviso e Belluno; Pregiudizi popolari Putignanesi; Unma gita fra i Calabro - Albanesi; Le superstizioni di Portofino), viaggi antropologici (Appunti sulla etnologia del Madagascar; Gli strumenti musicali degli ostacchi; Note sugli indigeni delle isole Nicobar; Il bomerang) sia studi di archeologia preistorica (L'uomo della pietra nel perugino; L'uomo terziario in Portogallo; Scavi nell'antica citta' di Metaponto; Stazione presitorica della Bertarina - Forli'; Ricerche nella grotta di Bergeggi, Mazzuoli litici con bucio rinvenuti in Italia) ITA

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        Insectivorous Plants

      UK: John Murray. London, John Murray, 1875. Hardback. First edition, second impression (second thousand). Very good, tiny Hatchard's sticker, a little splitting, to hinge, boards a little rubbed and bumped. In publisher's original boards. Errata slip tipped in. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1875.

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        Der Bär. Berlinische Blätter für vaterländische Geschichte und Alterthumskunde. (Später:) Illustrierte Wochenschrift für vaterländische Geschichte. Jahrgang 1-26. Zusammen 21 Bände

      Berlin, Weile (später) Zillesen, Schirmer, Paetzel 1875 (- 1900) - Kirchner 16787; Berlin-Bibl. S. 83. - Seltene fast vollständige Reihe dieser populären Berliner Zeitschrift, die bis 1904 erschien. Mit einer Fülle interessanter historischer Aufsätze, auch zum Zeitgeschehen, mit vielen Abbildungen und Beilagen, in den ersten Jahrgängen in Holzstich und Lithographie, darunter viele Ansichten von Berlin und Brandenburg. Mit geschichtsträchtigen Abhandlungen und damit eine bedeutende Quellenpublikation zur Geschichte Berlins und der Mark Brandenburg. - In bester Erhaltung Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, Gr.4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND Dropped from the Clouds

      Scribner, Armstrong & Co, New York 1875 - Octavo. The first of a three volume set which makes up "The Mysterious Island" trilogy. half-title with (1)pp. ad on the verso advertising the trilogy. frontispiece, 310pp., (2)pp. ads translated from the French by W.G. Kingston. illustrated, bound in original pictorial gilt cloth with beveled edges; light wear to corners and spine tips; internally clean and bright, with no owner's names. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Des forces physico-chimiques et de leur intervention dans la production des phénomènes naturels

      1875 - 2 vol. Texte , XII, 648pp. Paris, Firmin Didot frères, 1875, in-8, 2 vol. Texte , XII, 648pp. Atlas in-folio, (2)pp, 11pl, demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné pour le texte, dos lisse orné pour l'atlas (Rel. de l'ép.), 11 planches gravées par Dulos; figures sur bois dans le texte. PREMIERE EDITION du dernier ouvrage d'Antoine-César Becquerel (1788-1878). Il est divisé en huit livres qui traitent notamment des forces de la nature et de leur production; des effets chimiques produits par les forces mécaniques; des phénomènes électro-capillaires; de l'électro-physiologie végétale et animale; de l'électricité atmosphérique et du magnétisme terrestre; des phénomènes atmosphériques, etc. A.C. Becquerel formula les principales lois du dégagement de l'électricité dans les effets thermo-électriques; on lui doit aussi d'avoir démontré le premier l'origine chimique de l'électricité dans la pile (cf. DBF V-1248). Ex-libris manuscrit Henri Becquerel. Coiffes frottées, mais néanmoins bon exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etymonia.

      8vo., (6) 258pp., including the half-title, and with a 16-page Tinsley catalogue dated September, 1875, at end, the first three leaves (including the title-page) rather foxed, dampstain on front endpapers, in the original gilt cloth binding, dampstain at foot of upper boards, head and foot of spine neatly repaired. A good copy nonetheless, with the bookplates on front pastedown of R.C. Hyde and Max Salomon. "An eutopia founded by a geometrician" [Lyman Tower Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature 1516-1975, 1979, p.31]. An utopian novel of sorts, but not well regarded either then or now, set on an imaginary island in the North Sea. "We shall speak quite plainly about the author of Etymonia. He does not seem to possess any imagination or sagacity, or indeed, any ability, literary or other. How, then, does he try to interest his readers? By following Sir Robert Walpole's advice. The one talk, that cynical old man of the world was wont to say, in which all men can join, is indecent talk. And the author of Etymonia treats his readers as Sir Robert used to treat his guests. A very great part of this book is discreditable to both author and publisher". [The Spectator Archive]. * Authorship not agreed. Sargent suggests Davis, others put it all down to the publisher himself.

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        A collection of 36 theosophical pamphlets.

      Founded in 1875 by spiritualist Helena Blavatsky, occultist William Quan Judge, Colonel Henry Steel Olcott, and others in New York City, the Theosophical Society aims to promote the study of comparative religions and the occult. After Blavatsky's death in 1891, the society split in 1895 into two groups -- one led by Judge in the United States and another led by Olcott and Annie Besant in India. This collection of pamphlets, published by the latter, contains excerpts of texts written by the Judge, Blavatsky, Damodar Mavalankar, Annie Besant, and Koot Hoomi. => A list is available on request. Provenance: Bookplate of the United Lodge of Theosophists, Ottawa, Ontario, tucked into each volume; several pamphlet wrappers and a few pages of text with library stamps from theosophical institutions. Evidence of Readership: Underlining or other markings in a number of the pamphlets in very neat ink and pencil, sometimes colored.

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        Watercolor of Ruin in background and Trees in foreground. Inscribed 'seinem lieben Gerhard zur frenndt Erinnerunng Berlin 26 Sept. 1875

      1875 - 1 vols. Image size 14 1/2 x 12 inches. 1 vols. Image size 14 1/2 x 12 inches

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        Cosmos: ensayo de una descripcion física del mundo

      - Astronomía. Astrofísica. Investigación espacial. Geodesia. (52(091)) Geografía física.(911.2) Sistema solar.(523/524) Imprenta de Gaspar y Roig, Editores. Madrid. 1875. 21 cm. 4 vols. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal. Humboldt, Alexander von 1769-1859. Por Alejandro de Humboldt. Vertido al castellano por Bernardo Giner y Jose de Fuentes. Cosmografía. Astronomía. Historia. Geografía física. contienen cubierta original . Cubierta deslucida. MK22 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Passionate Pilgrim, and Other Tales

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1875, 1875. First edition. Edel & Laurence A1; BAL 10529; Wright III, 1335. Cloth with some minor restorations; very nice copy.. Large 12mo, original green cloth, gilt lettering. Henry James's first book, a collection of six stories "on the theme of American adventurers in Europe."

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        Vasquez or The Hunted Bandits of the San Joaquin Containing Thrilling Scenes and Incidents Among the Outlaws and Desperadoes of Southern California With Full and Accurate Account of the Capture, Trial, and Execution of the Noted Bandit

      N.Y.: Robert M. De Witt, 1875. Book. Very Good. Original Wraps. First Edition. 141 pages, pictorial wraps, bottom 2 inches of front wrap in facsimile, moderate foxing, chipping to spine title, housed in a clamshell case. Six-Guns 186, "Before he wrote this book for the New York publishers Beers a young reporter with the San Francisco Chronicle, was with the posse that chased and captured Vasquez. Parts of his story are different from Truman's and Sawyer's and in the love themes he seems partial to fiction. Like many reporters of the day, he no doubt embellished his account here and there, but as a whole it is dependable." Howes B313, Adams One-Fifty 8..

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        The descent of man and selection in relation to sex.

      - 20 x 13, London John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1875, second edition, eleventh thousand, revised and augmented. Sello en primera página y en guarda. Stamp in first page, 688 págs. Tela decorada. Cover decorated. Firma pequeña en primera página. Signed in first page. Ilustraciones en b/n. Illustrations b/n. 688 págs. Good condition. Buen estado. Inglés.

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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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        Wood-Fantail

      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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        Blue-eyed Cockatoo.

      1875-88 1875 - Vol V Blue-eyed Cockatoo, Cacatua ophthalmica. £1,025

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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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        MODELES DE MARBRES.

      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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        Untrodden Spain, and her Black Country; being Sketches of the Life and Character of the Spaniard of the Interior.

      Samuel Tinsley, London. 1875 - First edition. Octavo. Two volumes: pp viii, 400; [vi], 356. Errata sheet in each volume. 16-page publisher's catalogue, dated February 1875, at rear of second volume. Original green cloth decorated in black, lettered in gilt.Short tear, repaired, to front free endpaper of first volume. Endpapers of first volume cracking at hinges but tight. A very good set indeed. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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