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        Pour un soldat

      Edition, one of the 20 copies on China, deluxe edition.A small angular lack topped the first board that also contains traces of marginal folds still leading. Michel Lévy frères Paris 1875 17x25,5cm broché

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        1875 ANDREAS' ILLUSTRATED HISTORICAL ATLAS of the STATE of IOWA w/ 195 Pages of ENGRAVED MAPS & PLATES - Very Large Folio Atlas

      Lakeside Press: Chicago, 1875. A.T. ANDREAS' ILLUSTRATED HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE STATE OF IOWA 1875. Published by the Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1875. First Edition. Very Large Format Hardcover Book, Elephant Folio 14x18", blind-stamped cloth covered boards, 590 numbered pages (though the printer's pagination is faulty in many spots). Filled with Engraved Maps, City Views, and Other Engraved Illustrations. CONDITION: The covers and spine are in POOR condition. The covers are detached, the spine is completely worn off, there is masking tape on the spine and on the covers' spine margins; additionally, the boards are bowing and rubbed, scraped, and worn through at many places. Internally, there is a previous owner's name/address writ large on the front pastedown; the last 10 pages and the blank free endpaper are in poor condition, with many vertical stiff creases where the book was probably shut on them incorrectly, with the leaf consisting of pages 585/586 disbound and very worn, and with the last signature (last few pages and the rear free endpaper) disbound; the first few pages (the printed title page, frontispiece, and title page) are chipped and worn along their edges and have a significant piece cut from their bottom corner area; otherwise the inner pages and ALL the Maps and Engraved Plates are in generally GOOD to VERY GOOD condition, some have small closed edge tears and edge and corner chips, a couple have a significant closed tear, overall they are solid with sharp edges, and printing that is bright and clear. One of the nicer sets of these plates I have seen. Andreas Atlases are known for poor pagination (unnumbered and improperly numbered plates, sections with no numbers, etc.) This Iowa Atlas is no exception. The pagination shows a variety of missing pages in the Plates section, but I have collated every single plate with the Index and ALL but 4 of the plates called for are present, and my guess is that even the 4 presumably missing plates were never actually in this 1875 printing (though of course I could be wrong). The first Arabic numbered page is page 7 which begins the large section of plates and maps. There are NO pages 1-6, as issued (though there are pages i-viii). PAGINATION (with my added comments): [i] Printed Title Page (the bottom margin has ink pen doodling, the bottom corner area is clipped); [ii] Frontispiece Engraving of Davenport (it also has the clipped corner area); [iii] Illustrated Title Page; [iv] Index; v-vii Index; [viii] Preface; 7-28 (page 7 is the first numbered page after prelim page viii and is the start of the large Engraved Maps and Plates section); 31-68 (leaf consisting of pages 57/58 has a 5" closed tear starting at the bottom edge; page 49 has light brown staining to the bottom area); 71-84; 87-96 (leaf consisting of pages 89/90 with 4" closed tear starting at the bottom edge); 99-100; 103-108 (107/108 with 2" closed tear starting at gutter); 111-112 (2" closed tear starting at bottom edge); 115-118; 121-123 (there are two pages numbered 122); 128-129; 131-138; 141-162 (pages 152-162 have 1" closed tears at their bottom gutter corner); 165-174; 177-190; 193-196; 199-212; 215-218; 221-236; 241-250 (this is the END of the Plates and Maps section). 251-280 (Biographical Sketches); 283-312 (History of Iowa); [313-336] (Post Offices); 341-424 (County Histories); 431-482 (Census. There are 7 pages all numbered 482); 482-536 (Patrons); 541-558 (Statistics); [559-589] 590 (the last 10 pages are in poor condition, with a single page and the last signature disbound, as noted above); Rear Free Endpaper. An actual count of the pages in the Engraved Maps and Plates section (accounting for the very poor printer's pagination) shows a total of 195 PAGES OF ORIGINAL ENGRAVED MAPS AND PLATES, plus the frontispiece and the engraved title page. This ORIGINAL 1875 EDITION, FOLIO SIZE ATLAS of IOWA is SCARCE. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This is a large, heavy book, that will require substantial additional shipping charges. Fair

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        A Filha do Regicida

      Livraria Editora de Mattos Moreira & C.ª 1875 - 1875. Livraria Editora de Mattos Moreira. Porto. 1 volume. In-8º 19,5cm. 248 páginas. Enc. 1º edição. Encadernação com lombada em pele. Conserva as capas de brochura. Muito bom estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Golf: a Royal and Ancient Game.

      Edinburgh Printed by R. & R. Clark 1875 - First Trade edition. Sml. 4to., title heightened in gilt, six plates, one map, numerous illustrations and decorations, contemporary quarter morocco over cloth, rebacked preserving contemporary backstrip, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, light age-toning to paper and a few spots to endpapers otherwise in a very good state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHELSEA’. Large and highly detailed folding map, dissected into 12 segments and laid down on linen. Covering the whole Southwest London area north of the Thames between Sloane Street, Fulham, Hammersmith, Brompton, Kensington, Notting Hill and Kensal Green.

      Edward Stanford’s Geographical Establishment ca. 1875 - 66x67cm. Full hand colour. Excellent condition. Six inches to a mile. One of a set of ten maps of the London School Board divisions. This is an early (first?) issue of the Stanford School-Board map without any schools yet marked. Howgego 168.

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        PRESTON FIGHT ; OR, THE INSURRECTION OF 1715. A Tale. In Three Volumes. LT. COL. HENRY FISHWICK'S SET WITH A.L.S. FROM THE AUTHOR.

      London ;- Tinsley Brothers 8 Catherine Street Strand 1875 - Rare First Edition. Celebrated Rochdale Author Henry Fishwick's set (1835-1914). 3 vols. Crown 8vo. Original (rubbed/mottled) green cloth, decorated in black and lettered gilt. Tipped onto the front endpaper of volume 1 is an important 17 line ALS to Fishwick from the author from 'Little Rookley, Hurstpierpoint' and dated 'Nov.27. 1875' stating that "an incorrect historical fact in this First Edition (pointed out by Fishwick) may be corrected in future editions!" (with corresponding annotation by Fishwick to page 137 in vol. II) Vol.I - x + 287pps. / Vol.2- vi + 292pps./ Vol.3- vi + 265pps. Bookplates removed from front endpapers of vols. 2 & 3. A MOST IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION SET OF THIS TALE OF THE JACOBITE UPRISING IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND IN 1715 AND THE MARCH TO PRESTON AND THE SUBSEQUENT SIEGE ENDING IN THE JACOBITE SURRENDER. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SEIYOH MONJI CHIE: WISDOM OF THE WESTERN ALPHABET.

      USE THE WESTERN ALPHABET TO TEACH JAPANESE [Japan, 1875] - . A small folding album, 8 x 17 cm., originalblue covers, [18]p., accordion folded, soiled covers, versoblank, but evidence of a Japanese practicing his attempt atwriting in English alphabet,128 color woodcut illustrations. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - MANN Thomas (1875-1955), écrivain allemand. L.A.S. adressée à Walter KOHNCKE. Munich, 4 juin 1922. 1 p. in-8 en allemand. Avec enveloppe. À propos de son point de vue sur « les jeunes générations » que son correspondant souhaite mettre à la disposition du grand public : « Je vous remercie de votre aimable et gracieuse offre (.) mais je n¿ai pas suffisamment de temps en ce moment pour en profiter. » L'année 1922 marque un changement dans la perception politique que Thomas Mann a de son pays. Impliqué dans la grande guerre et prenant un temps le parti d'une Allemagne impériale, l'écrivain, notamment marqué par l'assassinat du ministre des Affaires étrangères Walter Rathenau en juin, prononce en octobre un discours qui scelle son appui à la République de Weimar.

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        La France Routière Et Ses Colonies, Carte Indiquant: Les Routes Nationales Et Départementales; Les Chemins De Fer, Les Fleuves, Rivières Et Canaux, Les Itinéraires Des Paquebots À Vapeur Et Les Phares: L'Historique Et La Statistique Des Colonies.':.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie v. Vuillemin n. Charle b. A. Bés et F. Dubreuil in Paris, dat. 1875, 59 x 88 Zeigt eine Gesamt-Karte von Frankreich. - Unten links Stadtansicht von Paris; darunter Insetkarte von Algerien ('Algérie - Afrique Francaise); unten rechts Insetkarte von Korsika ('Corse'); oben rechts Erklärungen. - Links und rechts neben der Karte Ansichten und Karten der französischen Kolonien: Puducherry ( Pondicherry); darunter Karte von Indien - Saigon (Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt); darunter Karte von Cochinchina (Vietnam) - St. Louis; darunter Karte von Senegal - Établissement Du Gabon; darunter 2 Karten von Gabun und Guinea - Algier; rechts daneben Karte von Algerien - St. Denis; darunter Karte von Madagaskar mit La Réunion u. Mayotte - Cayenne; darunter Karte von Französisch-Guayana (Guyane française) - La Guadeloupe; darunter Karten von Guadeloupes, Martiniques, Sint Maarten - Saint-Martin - Port de France; darunter Karten von Tahiti, Neukaledonien (Nouvelle-Calédonie) u. Marquesas-Inseln (Archipel des Marquises) - darunter Ansicht von Ajaccio; links daneben Karte von Korsika. - Selten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Archive - Primary Source - Manuscript Letters & Documents, Including Sketches Pertaining to the Archeological Dig for Roman Coins & Wares in England

      England, 1875-1878. Document archive of antiquary Dr. Thomas William Wake Smart, concerning one specific archaeological dig in England, the Roman coins and wares uncovered, ancient pagan worship of water springs and votive offerings. Comprising detailed 3 manuscript reports with hand drawn sketches, 19 manuscript letters addressed to Smart, 1 offprint, 1 manuscript list of references, and 13 newspaper reports. The lot contained in an archival folder labelled in manuscript. Very good condition, enlightening and exceptionally detailed. Dr. Thomas William Wake Smart (1805-1894) was a physician and respected antiquary who contributed several papers to the Archaeological Journal. He took a special interest in the antiquity of Dorset, and in 1841 published a book titled, "Chronicle of Cranborne, Being an Account of the Ancient Town, Lordship and Chase of Cranborne in The County of Dorset. Collected from Original Records, etc." The Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum holds an archive of Dr. Smart's documents, letters, notes and collections from 1887-1892. The present archive comprises primary source material in relation to the discovery of late Roman occupation at Horton in Dorset, a serendipitous finding made in 1875 by young boys which uncovered, among other things, relics of Emperor Constantine and his family. There is also mention of an ancient Benedictine abbey from the 7th century. The excavation project was managed and protected by J. Turnbull, agent of philanthropist Lord Shaftesbury, on whose property the discover was made. Objects unearthed on the north side of a pasture previously known as Horton Pond include brass coins, whole vases and pottery fragments, an iron spear-head. Six vases and one patera remained in perfect state of preservation, their origins well described herein. Dr. Smart was selected to conduct historical research and to document the dig. His work is thorough and discerning, comparing results of his colleague's painstaking inspections of coins and all other objects to other excavations in England and France, and carefully placing them into historical context. His conclusion presents ancient votive offerings as the reason for most of the deposit, the sacred fount itself being an object of veneration, and suggests further study for certain artefacts of various periods. Mr. C. Roach Smith (T.S.A., F.S.A.), an expert numismatist from Kent, examined and identified the coins. Some resembled those found in Anglo-Saxon graves. Over half of the specimens pointed to Emperor Constantine; the remainder were believed to span at least two centuries. At the time of discovery, the land was owned by Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, KG (1801-1885), styled Lord Ashley from 1811 to 1851 and then Lord Shaftesbury following the death of his father. He was an English politician, philanthropist and social reformer with an especially compassionate and forward-looking approach to the needs of children, not only advocating for their safety and basic human rights, but reforming numerous laws for their well-being and protection. The archive includes the following: Twenty (20) manuscript letters addressed to Dr. Thomas William Wake Smart containing pertinent details in regards to securing the site, retrieving luted objects, identifying the coins, and so forth. the objects and coins, and revealing other aspects . Eight letters plus one note, are from numismatist Mr. Roach who examined the coins found. Especially fascinating he refers to his earlier works of the same nature, and also mentions French archaeologist L'abbé Cochet. Eight are from G. H. Billington at the Chalburg Rectory who was involved in the collection and distribution of the objects for inspection. Excerpts from the letters : 9 June 1875. From Mr. Billington. "There has been a great discovery of coins, etc. at Horton... the vases are in excellent condition, one or two of which I hope to bring over for your inspection on Monday... I am now in visitation at Blandford. The spot where the coins are found is a spring at this end of what used to be Horton Lake." 19 June 1875. From Mr. Billington. "On the opposite page is an outline of the so-called piece of sword... It proves to be an arrow (or spear) brad... The police brought it to me last evening... he asked me if I had any objection to letting him have the coins, as Mr. Hammond was collecting them... he had secured 98 coins..." 10 September 1875. From C. Roach Smith. "Of the 51 coins you have sent me I have identified nearly all..." 13 July 1876. From C. Roach Smith. "The coins are easily identified. Two of the large brass are of Antonius Pius, & three of the younger Faustina. One of the small is of Allectus; the rest of them Constantine`s family. In what are supposed illegible or utterly defaced, a Gratian or Theodosius may be traced..." "Report on the Discovery of Roman Coins at Horton, Dorset. 1875" Signed Original Manuscript Report by Dr. Smart featuring a frontis sketch drawing. 8vo. 28 pages, with original signature to final leaf. These pages form a detailed account from the time of discovery to the final assessment of the excavated treasures, and further serve to illustrate how antiquities were both handled and regarded in the nineteenth century. Excerpts from the manuscript : "In the first week of June 1875 a remarkable discovery of Roman coins and fictile vessels was made in a meadow at the village of Horton... some boys were playing near the rivlet... found a small jar... some 30 or 40 small pieces of money..." "The news... soon spread amongst the villages, who... flocked to the spot and quickly set to work to explore... put to a stop by the agent of the Earl of Shaftesbury, Lord of the Manor, who put in his claim..." "... adding a few more corroded coins to those already collected, together with... a short iron spear or javelin-head, its socket and point eaten away by rust; some animal bones (blackened) by age and chemical action; horses` teeth; a few flints bearing marks of having been chipped by hand; a disc of bronze; and a small red amber bead. Eventually were recovered some 140 coins and seven small and perfect vases..." ... ancient legend recorded by William of Malmesbury... there is, he says... having reference to this locality... by the munificence of Ordgar reckoned among the Abbeys, but is now destroyed (circ:1140)... This Ordgar, Earl of Devon, who founded the Abbey of Horton, AD 961, was the father of Elfrida, whose name is associated with the treacherous assassination of her step-son Edward, at the gate of her Castle at Corfe" "The coins are all of brass... to be identified only by an expert numismatist, many of them so corroded... were submitted to the inspection of Mr. Roach Smith... soon succeeded in identifying many well-known types of certain Roman Imperial coins... the striking fact has been elicited, that the coinage of the Emperor Constantine and his family is far more numerously represented than that of all other reigns put together..." "The most plausible explanation that suggests itself is, that the vases and coins were placed in the bed of the springs from a religious motive... offerings to the Numen, Nymph, or Genius Soci, who was presumed to preside over and guard its precincts." "The Fons Sacer was an integral part of Ancient Pagan Superstition..." "... it still remains an open question, whether the earlier series of coins, although comparatively few, may not indicate a succession of periods of periods when the votive offerings were made, extending over the space of two and a half centuries..." "On the Worship of Springs" also by Dr. Smart [1875]. 8vo. 8 pages. The author's own retained manuscript copy, also featuring a frontis sketch drawing, and accompanied by a signed manuscript letter from the British museum acknowledging its future publication. An annotation by Smart confirms that this work was printed in the Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Volume 32, March 1876. "The Fountain of Coventina at Protolitia on Hadrian`s Wall, England." Author: J.C. Bruce, published 1877. Offprint, 10 pages, with 1 manuscript sketch drawing by C. Roach Smith pasted within. Thirteen (13) newspaper reports dated 1876-1878 on archaeological discoveries at Procolitia, and two (2) sketch drawings of the site by C. Roach Smith, neatly mounted to ten leafs in a purpose-made handbook, titled in manuscript, "Procolitia. Discovery of Roman Coins and other objects, particularly an altar inscribed to the Dea Coventina in an old well at Chollerford, a station on the Roman Wall..." Manuscript extract from "Collectanea Antique... Chester, Its Roman Remains" by C. Roach Smith. Transcribed by Dr. Smart, with additional extracts and notes dispersed throughout. 8vo. altogether 14 pages in manuscript, with 1 sketch drawing, penned circa 1877/78. A manuscript bibliographical list of Smart's researches into ancient Latin texts. . Very Good.

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        Bilderwerk zum Anschauungsunterricht für jüngere Kinder. Ein Buch für Haus und Schule. Vier Hefte mit 50 (sic) Doppeltafeln in Farbendruck und einem Anhang von Liedern, Erzählungen und Beschreibungen. Zeichnungen von H. Fischer und E. F. Graf

      - Caspar Knüsli, Lithographische Kunstanstalt Zürich um 1875, 4 Einzelhefte, schön ill. Farbeinbände mit Leinenrücken, 4°, Heft 1 Rücken hinten etwas Papierverlust; 4 nn Seiten, 12 Doppeltafeln, 18 Seiten I. Sprüche und Liedchen, II. Kleine Erzählungen un [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gran'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving

      Loring, Boston 1875 - Bound in terra cotta cloth. Covers show light soiling and edgewear and lightly bumped corners. Gold-stamped text on the spine and gold-stamped wheat sheaf on the front cover are bright showing light fading. The title on the spine reads "Grandfather Baldwin's Thanksgiving" rather than "Gran'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving". The spine and hinges are secure and straight. There is a former owner bookplate pasted onto the inside front cover. The pages are clean and unmarked. 125 pages plus a flyleaf and dark brown coated endpapers. There is an inscription on the ffep that reads: "F.A. Munsey / with the regards of / Horatio Alger, Jr. / Nov 1882 _". Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. F.A. (Frank Andrew) Munsey (1854-1925) was an American newspaper and magazine publisher and author. Munsey, at age 28, and with almost no money to his name, published the first issue of his first magazine, "Golden Argosy", on December 2, 1882 just days after Alger presented him with this copy of "Gran'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving". Munsey, who idolized Horatio Alger, Jr's stories of self-made boys, included the first installment of a serialization of a previously unpublished Alger novel, "Do and Dare; or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune" in this inaugural issue. Munsey went on to publish 30 (at least) serialized novels by Alger, encouraging Alger to use pseudonyms (as necessary) to maximize Alger's output. Ironically, "Gran'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving" is a collection of Alger's poetry, rather than one of novels of self-made boys which Munsey prized, and for which Alger is best remembered. This copy provides a significant historical intersection point in the lives of two notable 19th century american literary figures, and is also a very rare association/presentation inscription from one american icon to another. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Alpes et Glaciers de la Suisse. Ouvrage comprenant soixante vuespittoresques gravées sur acier par divers artistes et un texte topographique traduit de l'allemand de Ed. Osenbrüggen par C-F. Girard.

      Bale, Chr. Krüsi, s.d. (ca. 1875), - in-4to, 4 ff. ( faux-titre - titre impr. - avant-propos - table des matières/ au verso: Table des gravures) + 376 col. (=188 p.) + 64 gravures sur acier (incl. le titre-gravé), qqs rousseurs, reliure en toile, titre doré sur le plat devant, début de fente à la charnière devant, dos richement orné, tranches dorées. Edition française avec 64 vues gravées sur acier par C. Huber (et non 60, comme annoncées sur titre):: Amsteg, Wasen, Varen, Zermatt avec le Cervin, Davos, Louèche, et des vues des glaciers dans les hautes alpes. La table des gravures est num. de 1 à 64, incl. le titre gravé.Bel album de vues pittoresques sur les glaciers des Alpes suisses et du Mont-Blanc, avec un texte topographique important. (Perret).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 3253; Lonchamp 2230 ff; Wäber 93; Dreyer 791.

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        Souvenir de la Suisse (Deckelprägung). Album mit 25 Aquatinta-Ansichten (je ca. 13,5 : 19,5 cm). Zürich ca. 1875. Quer-4to. Roter Lwd. d. Zt. mit reicher Goldprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel.

      - Souvenir de la Suisse (Deckelprägung). Album mit 25 Aquatinta-Ansichten (je ca. 13,5 : 19,5 cm). Zürich ca. 1875. Quer-4to. Roter Lwd. d. Zt. mit reicher Goldprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel. Schönes Album mit großformatigen Ansichten von Bern, Chamonix, Genf, Fribourg, Flüelen, Interlaken, Lindau, Luzern, Montreux, Thun, Zürich, Bergen und Landschaften des Berner Oberlands, von Rigi und Pilatus und des Rheinfalls. - Die Ansichten Dikenmanns erschienen in drei verschiedenen Formaten: "petit", "folio" und "grand". Das vorliegende Album entspricht dem Format "folio". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Suisse Primitive, sol classique de la tradition de Tell. Ouvrage illustré par des citations du poëme de Schiller et par soxiante-quatre gravures sur acier de J. Huber et d?autres artistes. Avec un texte historico-topographique du Professeur E.- Osenbrüggen - Traduction françcaise.

      Basel, Verlag von Chr. Krüsi, s.d., vers 1875, - in-4to, Titre gravé + 406 colonnes (206 pages) + 62 gravures sur acier, peu de rousseurs, ex-libris ?Ing. A.O. Lusser Uriensis?, reliure en plein percaline de l?éditeur, dos et premier plat richement orné, tranches dorées, dos légèrement pâli. Coiffes un peu usé. Sinon bel exemplaire. Première édition française. Ouvrage illustré par 62 magnifiques gravures sur acier (sur 64: Les gravures de ?Melchtal? et la ?Nouvelle gallerie de la route du St. Gotthard n?ont pas été relié dans l?ouvrage), elles manquent dans (presque ?) toutes les exemplaires de la traduction française. Elles figurent dans la première édition allemande de 1871. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Melchthal - Nouvelle Galerie (route du St.-Gotthard). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Escole des filles ou la philosophie des dames. Divisée en deux dialogue, agere & pati, corrigé et pati, corrigé et augmenté d'un combat du vit et du con, d'un dialogue entre le Fouteur et Parrette ; et une instruction des curiositez, dont la methode de trouver est marquée par leurs nombres suivant les tables. Tome premier. [Tome second].

      Imprimé à Fribourg, chez Roger Bon Temps, L'an 1668. [d.i. Bruxelles, Christiaens, um 1875]. - 2 Bände in einem. Gr.8°. 98 S., 1 Bl., 114 S. und |6 erotische Kupfer| auf Tafeln, davon 2 Frontispize. Späteres HLeder (um 1920) mit RTitel; Rücken mit floralem Dekor (Eichel und Blüte). Kopfgoldschnitt. Rare Ausgabe. Nur bei Dutel A 360 für den Text dokumentiert. An Illustrationen erwähnt er ein Frontispiz; dieses liegt hier vor für den zweiten Band. Es variiert ein Motiv einer Ausgabe der Thérèse philosophe von 1782 (Ars Erotica S. 267). Das andere Frontispiz (nach Rops) wiederum ist das einer Ausgabe der Frauenschule von 1866 (Bruxelles, Lécrivain. Dutel A 357). Die 4 weiteren Kupfer sind nicht dokumentiert. Alle Kupfer wurden aber offensichtlich genau für diese Ausgabe geschaffen; sie haben einheitliche Größen, sind in Rot reproduziert und tragen Bandzahl sowie Seitenzahl. Der Text gedruckt auf China im Duodez Format. Hier auf unbeschnittenen Seiten mit vollem breiten Rand. Einband berieben, Kanten teils stärker bestossen. Seiten durchgehend stock- bzw. braunfleckig. Einige Seiten in der Falz mit Wurmgang.

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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 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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        The Narcissus: its history and culture with coloured plates and descriptions of all known species and principal varieties. To which is added, by kind permission, a scientific review of the entire genus, By J.G. Baker.

      - London, L. Reeve, 1875. 8vo (245 x 170mm). pp. xvi, 95, with 48 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary red cloth, spine with gilt lettering First and only edition. Frederick William Burbidge (1847-1905) was an English gardener, botanist, artist, author and plant-collector, gardener at Kew, later curator of the Trinity College garden, Dublin. The present work is his most important botanical work '. 'The narcissus: its history and culture', (is) an important contribution to the rising cult of the daffodil' (British Gardeners, a bibliographical dictionary p. 55). The fine plates are drawn and lithographed by the author.Nissen BBI, 297; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 919. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Digest of Patents relating to breech-loading and magazine small arms, (except revolvers) granted in the United States from 1836 to 1873, inclusive. Classified and arranged according to the movement of the principal parts for opening and closing the breech

      Washington, 1875. Quarto. (11 5/8 x 9 inches). 1p. small format errata tipped onto rear pastedown. 780 patent-drawings photo-lithographed (up to ten to a page) on 84 full-page illustrations by N. Peters of Washington. Bound to style in half calf over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, ruled in gilt on each band, lettered direct in the second and fourth compartments Provenance: Allen P. Westcott (Chicago, firearms consultant in legal cases, ink stamp) An important and rare work on American breech loading and small arms, published in a relatively small edition. No copies of this work are listed as having sold at auction, but it was important and rare enough to warrant a facsimile reprint in 1963. On the dust-jacket of that edition it was noted that the "Digest is the only existing compilation of U.S. Patents of breech-loading and repeating small arms ... As a means for identifying trial or experimental pieces (usually unmarked on the guns themselves) this reference work is without parallel." The Preface describes the work as follows: "This digest has been prepared from the official records of the United States Patent Office, and with a view to present the subject in a brief yet comprehensive manner, for the information of inventors, manufacturers, attorneys and others interested in the art. It has been the purpose of the compiler to group all patents relating to breech-loading and magazine fire-arms granted in the United States ... in such a manner that they may be readily referred to, and the numerous and important improvements made in both sporting and military arms, traced. All inventions ... have been classified and arranged according to well-defined characteristics or systems, depending upon the movement of the principal parts for opening and closing the breech. The index of names is an alphabetical-chronological list of inventors, and is the key, in connection with the number or date, by which information ... may be obtained from the Patent Office."

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        The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1861-65)

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1875-1888. Cloth Fair to Good 6 volume set, 4to. Approx. 1000 pp in each vol, 650 pp in Part I, Vol II. Second issue except for Part II, Vol II (first issue) and poss. Part III, Vol I (unstated, dated 1888). Fair to good condition. All vols recently rebound in dk green cloth over the original boards, w/ new eps and original spines laid on. Original spines edgeworn and lt chipped, faded; lt scuffing/soil to textblocks. Water damage w/ some chipping to margins of P II, V II; dampstaining to upper margin and beg/end pgs of some vols; few plates throughout set partially stuck to facing pages/tissue covers. Mildew staining to margins of P II, VII and beg/end pgs of P I, V II and P II, V I; treated as possible w/ antifungal agent. Lt soil to eps and some margins; short tears/sm chips to scattered edges. Several tissue sheets creased/edgeworn; tissues mostly missing from P III, V I. Lt musty odor. Includes 45 lithographs and a fold-out map, as well as many illustrations/color graphs/etc throughout text. Photos available upon request.

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        Rivista sperimentale di freniatria e di medicina legale. In relazione con l'antropologia e le scienze giuridiche e sociali. Organo della società freniatrica italiana.

      Tipi di Stefano Calderini 1875-1940, Reggio Emilia - La rivista fu fondata da Carlo Livi nel 1875. Fu diretta dallo stesso Livi con la collaborazione di F. Carrara ma solo per il primo anno. Nel 1878 è stata diretta da Tamburini Golgi Morselli e Tamassia. Nel 1892 s aggiunsero Verga e Biffi. Dal 1895 si aggiunge Tanzi e va via Verga. Nel 1900 va via anche Biffi. La rivista nel 1896 cambia nome in Rivista sperimentale di freniatria e di medicina legale delle alienazioni mentali. Dal 1907 si aggiunge Guicciardi. n.d. p. dal 1875 al 1916 e dal 1919 al 1929 in 53 volumi in-8

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        Das Hermanns-Denkmal und der Teutoburger Wald. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von L. Menke. Auf Stein gezeichnet von A. Lüttmann, C, Süßnapp u. M. Alffers.

      Detmold Meyer'sche Hofbuchhandlung 1875 - Tit., Dedic., farb. lithogr. Tit. von Vollmer nach Scheuren, 20 Bll. u. 10 lithogr. Ansichten-Taf. auf aufgewalztem Chinapapier, 1 Bl. (Subscr.- Verz.), qu.- folio, Or.- GLdr.- Bd. d. Zt. m. Gold- und Blindprägung ( l. ber., besch. u. best.). Mit Ansichten von Detmold (2x), Hermanns-Denkmal, Extersteine (2x) sowie der umliegenden Landschaften und Schlösser. Die literarischen Beiträge von Altenbernd, Dahn, Freiligrath, Geibel, Gottschall, Meyer, Rittershaus, Rodenberg, Scherenberg und Julius Wolff. - Name und Stempel auf dem Vorsatz; meist leicht gebräunt und vereinzelt leicht bis stärker stockfleckig. - Gut erhalten und insgesamt schönes Exemplar.

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        Das Hermanns-Denkmal und der Teutoburger Wald Nach der Natur aufgenommen von L. Menke Gedenkalbum anläßlich der im gleichen Jahr erfolgten Einweihung des Hermanns-Denkmals. Mit malerischen Ansichten: Detmold (2), Inselwiese, Bandels Wohnung am Denkmal, Hermannsdenkmal, am Fuße des Hermanns-Denkmals, Heidental, Donoper Teich, Jagdschloß Lopshorn, Hünenkapelle, Dörenschlucht, Forsthaus Hartrören, Winnefeld, Zwei Veteranen, Quellen der Berlebecke, Berlebecker Tal und Falkenberg, Externsteine(2), Bilsteinhöhle, Silbermühle. Jeder Ansicht ist ein lyrischer Beitrag zugeordnet, und a. von Altenbernd, Dahn, Freiligrath, Geibel, Gottschall, Ernst Meyer, Rittershaus, Rodenberg, Scherenberg und Julius Wolf. Es liegt ein Folio Blatt bei mit dem Verzeic

      Detmold, Meyersche Hofbuchhandlung, 1875 , - Quer 31 x 38 cm, (46) Seiten , ill. OHlwd., 1 chromolith.Titel und 20 Lithos , Einband etwas berieben, Rückendeckel fleckig, innen an den Rändern der Litho Tafeln etwas stockfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar des seltenen Albums. Zustand 2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wir fahren auf die Messe!

      Leipzig, F. A. Berger, ca. 1875.. Mit 9 (8 aufklappbaren) farbig lithogr. Tafeln. Farbig lithograph. Vorderdeckel, Rücken und hintere Decke unauffällig erneuert. 24,5 x 22 cm. Wegehaupt III, 4092; Seebaß II, 2221. - Ein für seine Zeit bemerkenswert ideenreiches Aufstellbilderbuch. "Einzigartiges aufstell- und aufklappbares Bilderbuch wie es um diese Zeit und in solchem Umfang (vor Meggendorfer) sehr selten war, mit unendlich vielen lustigen Figuren, die auch vom Kostüm her interessant sind. Die Tafeln stellen in geschlossenem Zustand meist das Publikum vor den verschiedenen Zirkuseingängen dar" (Seebaß). Hinter jedem Vorhang verbergen sich verschiedene Gestalten der kunterbunten Zirkus- und Messewelt: ein Dompteur mit Raubtieren, reitende und jonglierende Affen, wilde Eisbären, der größte und kleinste Mensch der Welt, zwei Menschenfresser, ein Zauberkünstler sowie eine große Manege mit allen Artisten und Tieren. - Vorderdeckel an den Rändern beschabt und mit geringem Papierverlust, an der unteren Ecke etwas mehr (1 x 3 cm). Die Klappen tls. an den Rändern leicht berieben. Die Verbindungsstege des leporelloartig gefalteten Buchs fachmännisch erneuert.

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        Pour un soldat EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Michel Lévy frères, 1875. Fine. Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1875, 17x25,5cm, broché. - Edition, one of the 20 copies on China, deluxe edition. A small angular lack topped the first board that also contains traces of marginal folds still leading. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 20 exemplaires sur Chine, tirage de tête. Un petit manque angulaire en tête du premier plat qui comporte également des traces de pliures marginales toujours en tête.  

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        Ornements d?Eglise. Fabrique spéciale de chasublerie M. Beer. Catalogue de vente.

      Paris, M. Beer, s.d., vers 1875, - in-4to, oblong, texte autographié en français et en espagnol (descriptions des objets et prix), 52 planches (lithographies signées J. Justin Storck, Paris) avec un total de 128 ornements en couleurs (avec or et argent), reliure en toile rouge, titre en or sur 1er plat, coins touchés. Catalogue très rare et d?un réel intérêt documentaire, d?ornements liturgiques brodés, illustré en couleurs. Les planches, imprimées en or, argent, jaune, rouge, vert, violet et bleu, représentent des chasubles, chapes pluviales, mîtres, dais, oriflammes, bannières, aubes, etc. etc.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Sing chin khao youen - Uranographie chinoise ou Preuves directes que l'astronomie primitive est originaire de la Chine, et qu'elle a été empruntée par les anciens peuples occidentaux à la sphère chinoise. Ouvrage accompagné d'un Atlas Céleste chinois et grec (texte + atlas),

      La Haye et Leyde, Martinus Nijhoff et Brill 1875, - 2 volumes in-8 de XIV-646 pp. (avec table dépliante des levers et couchers du soleil) et VI-pp. 647 à 929 pp. plus Atlas Céleste chinois et grec d'après le Tien-youen-li-li de 2 ff. et 7 planches en deux tons à double page, reliure pleine toile marron, pièces de titre, couvertures conservées (reliure vers 1950). Ensemble complet, avec l'atlas relié à la fin du second volume. Important travail réalisé à partir de l'étude des livres d'astronomie et d'astrologie chinoises, mais aussi des traités d'histoire naturelle, des sacrifices anciens, des us et coutumes du peuple, des encyclopédies, et une foule d'autres livres chinois anciens cités dans l'ouvrage. On trouve également, dans la seconde partie, les preuves géologiques pour l'antiquité de la race chinoise, attendu, nous dit Schlegel "que beaucoup de personnes, inclinées à admettre notre explication de la sphère chinoise, n'y pourraient s'y résoudre à cause de la haute antiquité que nous lui attribuons". Nombreux idéogrammes chinois dans le texte. Discret cachet ex-libris en tête des premiers plats de couverture, pièce de titre du premier volume légèrement frottée. Bon exemplaire, propre et complet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE OTHER WORLD: GLIMPSES OF THE SUPERNATURAL. BEING FACTS, RECORDS, AND TRADITIONS RELATING TO DREAMS, OMENS, MIRACULOUS OCCURRENCES, APPARITIONS, WRAITHS, WARNINGS, SECOND-SIGHT, WITCHCRAFT, NECROMANCY, ETC

      London: Henry S. King and Co.,. 1875. original pictorial brown bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panels stamped in black, top edges untrimmed, black coated endpapers.. Tiny old bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown of volume II. Traces. of removal of rectangular labels from front covers, acidic offsetting. to one page-pair in volume one, rubbing to spine ends, a bright,. solid good copy overall. (#148265). First edition. "The author, a clergyman, produces here a hybrid of exposition and storytelling of the sort encountered most famously in Catherine Crowe's NIGHT SIDE OF NATURE (1848). Whether the numerous examples of the sort of phenomena enumerated in the book's subtitle are authentic or not, they constitute de facto stories (with characters, dialogue, action, etc.) letting the author preserve a discreet ambiguity regarding the reality of such phenomena while also giving him access to powerful images and atmosphere." - Robert Eldridge. The book had a U.S. edition the same year and another British edition in 1885. All of these are now uncommon. Day, The Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 51 (citing later 1885 edition).

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        The Book of Ser Marco Polo

      London: John Murray, 1875. Second Edition Revised. Hardcover. VG+. the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms of the east, newly done into English. 444pp, profuse ill, folding maps. 606 pp, profuse ill, bibliography. Classic work on Marco Polo's travels. VG in orig. gilt cloth, frontis little loose in vol 1. A tremendous association copy: Bookplate of WW Rockhill (author of Land of the Lamas) AND with a three page handwritten letter from YULE to Rockhill talking about this edition of the book and some other information. Yule mentions he is glad that Rockhill came to see him. Also laid inside the book is a notice of a lecture by Yule (obviously attended by Rockhill).

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        Gesammelte Werke. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von J. Victor Carus. Autorisirte deutsche Ausgabe.

      Schweizerbart'sche Verlagshandlung (E. Koch),, Stuttgart, 1875 - Bände 1-12 (von 16). Stuttgart, Schweizerbart'sche Verlagshandlung (E. Koch), 1875-1878. Gr.-8°. Mit 1 Portrait, 7 fotografischen Tafeln und zahlr. Textholzstichen. Halbleinenbände der Zeit. Mischexemplar der ersten deutschen Werkausgabe wie meist ohne die Bände 13 (Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen) und 14,1 (Die Bildung der Ackererde) sowie der Biographie und den Briefen (Band 14,2 -16). - Einbände berieben und bestossen sowie angestaubt.

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        Ce que c'est que l'exil EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Michel Lévy frères, 1875. Fine. Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1875, 15x23,5cm, relié. - first edition. Binding olive green half calf with corners, smooth back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, red head, signed Thomas Boichot binding. Precious autograph signed by Victor Hugo the engraver and draftsman (Aglaüs) Bouvenne whose ink has faded. Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi veau vert olive à coins, dos lisse, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête rouge, reliure signée de Thomas Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo au graveur et dessinateur (Aglaüs) Bouvenne dont l'encre a pâli. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.

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        Relations entre les phénomènes électriques et capillaires [Lippmann's Thesis]

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1875 - SCARCE FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Lippmann's famous "Thesis", presenting his capillary electrometer, the foundation for the electrocardiogram. The capillary electrometer "was an apparatus that used a new physical principle to measure electrical potential and is changes? The concept behind the instrument was really quite simple and elegant and had been worked out in Kirchoff's laboratory in Heidelberg by a young Parisian physicist, Gabriel Lippmann. Lippmann found that the surface tension of a liquid such as mercury, when covered with another electrolyte such as dilute sulfuric acid, was dependent in a complex way upon the potential difference across the phase boundary. Change the voltage by even a minuscule amount and one changed the surface tension, and hence the shape of the meniscus: it moved up and down. Converting this principle into an instrument was equally simple. One took a glass tube perhaps one-quarter inch across, pulled out one end into a capillary, filled it with mercury, inverted the capillary end into a bath of dilute sulfuric acid, and applied a potential across the mercury/sulfuric boundary. The tiny meniscus, no more than one-fiftieth of a millimeter across, could be viewed through a microscope and could be seen to move almost instantaneously with changes in electromotive force of as little as .0001 volt. Lippmann published preliminary accounts of his experiments on electrocapillarity in 1874 and incorporated a full theoretical treatment into a Thèse he presented to the Paris Faculté des Sciences in April 1875 and printed in July" (Coleman, The Invesitative Enterprise). "The invention of the capillary electrometer in the early 1870s by Gabriel Lippmann led to the first recording of a human electrocardiogram by Augustus D. Waller" and "for more than two decades the capillary electrometer was the best method available to physiologists for recording the electrical activity of the of the heart" (Iaizzo, Handbook of Cardiac Anatomy; Fleming, A Short History of Cardiology). Relations entre les phénomènes électriques et capillaires. Thèses présentés a la faculté des sciences de Paris pour obtenir le grade de docteur ès sciences physiques, par M. Gabriel Lippmann. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1875. Quarto, original wrappers; custom box. pp. 1-58. Small archival tape reinforcement on rear of front cover; tiny (almost invisible) repairs to extreme corner of first few leaves, library stamp and ink call numbers on cover and title. RARE. SCARCE FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Lippmann's famous "Thesis", presenting his capillary electrometer, the foundation for the electrocardiogram. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jocelyn EDITION ORIGINALE

      Rio de Janeiro: Typografia Nacional, 1875. Fine. Typografia Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 1875, 15x22cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction portugaise et première édition brésilienne. binding en pleine percaline rouge, spine à quatre nerfs orné de fleurons, pointillés et filets dorés, dentelle dorée en tête et en queue, plats richement orné de triples caissons dorés, au centre un losange à bords hachurés et entouré d'une guirlande, incrustations de maroquin noir, roulettes dorées en encadrement des contreplats et sur les coupes, tranches dorées, gardes et contreplats de papier moiré, binding de l'éditeur, étiquette de relieur encollée. Infimes trace de frottements, rares petites rousseurs, sinon agréable exemplaire bien établi. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction portugaise et première édition brésilienne. Reliure en pleine percaline rouge, dos à quatre nerfs orné de fleurons, pointillés et filets dorés, dentelle dorée en tête et en queue, plats richement orné de triples caissons dorés, au centre un losange à bords hachurés et entouré d'une guirlande, incrustations de maroquin noir, roulettes dorées en encadrement des contreplats et sur les coupes, tranches dorées, gardes et contreplats de papier moiré, reliure de l'éditeur, étiquette de relieur encollée. Infimes trace de frottements, rares petites rousseurs, sinon agréable exemplaire bien établi.

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        Wines of the World Characterized & Classed: with Some Particulars Respecting the Beers of Europe

      London: Ward, Lock & Tyler, 1875. Devised and expanded from two Reports drawn up for the Vienna Universal Exhibition of 1873. First edition. Pp. 1875. 8vo., contemporary full maroon calf, spine elaborately decorated in gilt, gilt rules on sides, elaborate gilt inner dentelles, joints skilfully repaired. A superb book summarizing wine from all over the world seen through the eyes of the Grand Jury in Vienna in 1873. Really detailed and beautifully described summary of wine as it was in 1875.

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        Rare ALS in French, signed "Gv Flaubert,".

      s. l. , Monday evening [March 1875]. - 8vo. 1 page. Letter to Ivan Turgenev. In full (translated): "I think tomorrow I'll be at Courmanche. Come and take me at 9 a.m. to go to Hugo's father. Answer me so that I know if I have to wait. I do not! It's not worth it, I expect you until 9 ½." Affixed to the free end page of a gorgeously leatherbound limited edition of Flaubert’s La Légende de Saint-Julien l'Hospitalier, numbered 130/200, published by Ecole Estienne, 1937. In fine condition, with foxing to pages of the book.Flaubert was Turgenev’s closest literary friend, and they shared similar social and aesthetic ideas. During this period both writers were living in Paris, and Flaubert hosted a group of writers every Sunday afternoon at his apartment—in addition to Turgenev, the likes of Emile Zola, Guillaume de Goncourt, Guy de Maupassant, Alphonse Daudet, and Henry James frequented these informal gatherings. The correspondence between Flaubert and Turgenev is very well-known, and this letter was published in Volume IV of Flaubert’s collected letters. An excessively rare piece of the highest literary interest.

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        Balkans] Banyalunka, Peterwardein, Belgrad, Bosnia Seria [with] Temesvar, Hermanstadt, Semendia, Widdin, Craaiova

      London: James Wyld Geographer to the Queen 457 Strand 1 & 12 Charing Cross & 2 R$oyal Exchange. c 1875 - Large folding original hand-coloured engraved map comprising 4 sheets conjoined, totalling 132 x 76cm (overall 137 x 95 cm.), the two upper sheets marked No. IV and No. V, stretching from Konigreich Hungarn (North), Wallachey (East), Macedonia (South), Herzegovinia (West), with an inset plan of Belgrade lower left, dissected into 72 sections, backed on linen with marbled card covers. Scale marked in English Miles, Russian Wersts and Turkish Agachs. 2 trivial pinprick holes at folds, minor staining to verso, generally very good.

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        Fancy-fair. - Souvenir de la fancy-fair Hotel Whetnall 1875. Seven chromolithographic plates by Jules Helbig (and) Auguste Lepas.

      (Bruges, Ve. J. Petyt), 1875,. in-folio, 7 splendid chromolithographic plates with ill. texts, timbre de l'ancien proprietaire 'Alph. Collignon', ill. orig. cloth binding, with gilt floral losange 'Souvenir de la Fancy-Fair Liegeoise MDCCCLXXV'. Fine copy.. MAGNIFIQUES PLANCHES EN CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIE PAR PETYT A BRUGES DANS LE STYLE DES LIVRES D'HEURES.Commemoration of a Belgian fancy-fair, illustrated with altogether 7 large lithographic plates in colour and gold. The floral title plate shows two angels holding the title losange with text set in gold. This plate is followed by 5 plates with French poems (sonnets) on charity written in large gothic letters These plates are richly decorated with initials, floral and pictorial borders, representing scenes of charity, angels and saints. The 7th plate is a list of the kinds of articles that were offered for sale during the fancy-fair (vetements de pauvres, fleurs, objets d'art, fantaisies, objets de Chine et du Japon, ouvrages et cigares, confiserie), with the names of sellers and shops, in a frame of flowers and angels showing slogans of charity.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Benezit V/472 (Helbig).

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        The Life and Explorations of Dr Livingstone. Carefully Compiled From Original Sources. 3 Volume Set

      London and Newcastle Adam & Co [1875]. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards rubbed and marked. Foxing within, notably in first volume, impacting on edges of some plates. Internal hinges cracked or starting. Aeg [First Edition] Red hardback decorated cloth cover 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 632pp. Illustrated title pages. 29 Chromolithograph plates, including frontises, and coloured map.

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        The Lover's Tale and Other Poems ? Now First Collected

      London: "Fifty Copies printed for Private Circulation" [by Richard Herne Shepherd], 1875. Third pirated edition. iv, 64 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in full tan polished calf, gilt spine, by Riviere and Son. Fine. Third pirated edition. iv, 64 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. A suppressed Richard Herne Shepherd piracy of Tennyson's Lover's Tale and 16 other poems. Wise notes trial editions of The Lover's Tale in 1830 (6 copies printed) and 1868 (2 copies); the first published edition appeared in 1879. This piracy follows the text of the 1830 trial issue, with the heroine's name spelled Cadrilla (not Camilla). Wise notes six Herne Shepherd piracies of The Lover's Tale, this being the third. Wise, Tennyson, II, III, no. 5; New CBEL III:414; Partington, p. 187; Collins, The Two Forgers, pp. 109-111

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        The Way We Live Now (2 Vols.)

      Chapman & Hall. Hardcover. Two Volume Set. Both books are in similar condition. Green pictorial boards - mild edge wear. Pages mainly clean with a light tone. Binding solid to Volume II, Volume I has a crack to rear hinge. No large inscriptions or markings. No DJ's. . Good. 1875. First Edition.

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        Collection of 28 Acts and Ordinances from 1840-1875; Relating to various matters including the protection of native animals, registration of dogs, bushfire prevention and the control of pernicious thistles

      Government printer, 1840-, Adelaide 1875 - Quarto, very good in old marbled paper card covers (now rubbed), with contemporary notes and amendments in ink. Collection of South Australian legislation of 1840-1875, bound in series, comprising the following:No. 10. 24 December 1858. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to district Councils. pp. 49-92. Plus three supplementary Acts.No. 13. 21 October 1862. An Act to regulate Elections by Ballot. pp. 65-71.No. 17. 25 November 1852. An Act for the making and improving of roads in South Australia. pp. 89-119.No. 11. 12 November 1863. An Act to repeal an Act No. 17 of 1861?making and improving of roads in South Australia?" pp.103-113. And two further Acts relating to roadbuilding.No. 8. 24 December 1858. An act to Consolidate and amend the Laws relating to the impounding of Cattle. pp. 25-44.No. 5. 8 December 1840. An Act to regulate the slaughtering, and prevent the Stealing of Cattle. pp. 1-11.No. 2. 19 February 1844. An Ordinance to Authorize the Levying of Fees on the slaughtering of Cattle? 2pp.No. 19. 30 November 1847. To impose penalties?negligent burning of stubble and other produce. 2 pp. And another two 1864 relating to bush-fires.No. 13. 18 February 1843. An Act for establishing standard weights and measures? 8pp.No. 7. 9 July 1855. An ordinance to amend "An Act for establishing standard weights and measures?"No. 16. 25 July 1845. An ordinance to regulate the use of weigh-bridges and steelyards. 2pp.No. 26. 21 October 1862. An Act for preventing the further spread of Scotch Thistle, Variegated Thistle, and Bathurst Bur. pp. 123-125.No. 11. 15 October 1875. An Act to Amend the the Law relating to Public Education. pp. 39-43.No. 9. December 9 1853. An Act to regulate the occupation of crown Lands? pp. 123-126.No. 21. 6 November 1874. An Act to Prevent the Destruction of certain Birds and Animals. pp. 173-177 (of special interest to Australian environmental history as early law protecting birds and animals on Crown lands, specifically exempting Aboriginal persons hunting and collecting for sustenance).No. 6. 19 December 1867. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to the Registration of Dogs? pp. 45-53.No. 12.19 December 1867. An Act to regulate the weights to be carried on certain Vehicles? pp. 107-110. And another related Act.No. 6. 22 September 1875. An Act to regulate the use of Guns and Firearms in certain cases pp.15-17.No. 16. 15 October 1875. An Act to provide for the Suppression of the Rabbit Nuisance. pp. 63-70.No. 22. 18 December 1873. An Act to make provision for the preservation?of Public Health pp.153-177.

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        Estudios sobre Filosofía. [Misión de la Filosofía en nuestra época. Doctrina de Krause. El positivismo y el método de observación. La teología y el orígen del lenguaje]. Traducción de Alejo García Moreno

      Madrid, Imprenta de M. Minuesa, 1875. 4to. menor; 255 pp. Encuadernación moderna en media tela.

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        HONG KONG ISLAND PANORAMIC B.W. ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH.

      A LOVELY LARGE & EARLY PANORAMIC VIEW OF HONG KONG C.1875 - Hong Kong n.d. ca. 1875, n.p. A very large b. w. album photophoto size: 64.3 x 21.3 cm., mounted on boards 67.3 cx 25.6cm., very good, some minor fading in the center, folded inthe center with cotton tape on the verso, no major defects. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Bilder-Atlas. Ikonographische Encyklopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste. Ein Ergänzungswerk zu jedem Conversations-Lexikon. Fünfhundert Tafeln in Stahlstich, Holzschnitt und Lithographie. Erster Band: Mathematik, Physik, Astronomie, Erdkunde. Zweiter Band: Anatomie, Zoologie, Botanik, Mineralogie. Dritter Band: Mechanische Technik, Chemische Technik, Bauwesen, Bergwesen, Land- und Hauswirthschaft. Vierter Band: Kriegswesen, Seewesen. Fünfter Band: Plastik und Malerei, Architektur. Sechster Band: Culturgeschichte. Siebenter Band: Ethnographie. Achter Band: Geographie. Sowie Erläuternder Text in zwei Bänden.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1875.. 10 Bde. Quer-Gr.-4°. Pag. OLwd.. 2. vollständig umgearbeitete Aufl. Mit 499 statt 500 Tafeln: eine Tafel im 7. Band wohl vom Verlag her nicht eingebunden. In 10 Bänden komplett. - Leichte Gbrsp., etw. berieben, kl. Aufkl. a. R., Tafeln nahezu fleckenfrei. Im Ganzen beeindruckend gute Bände von außergewöhnlicher Frische und Erhaltung. Die Bände erklären das Wissen der damaligen Zeit anschaulich und encyclopädisch anhand von 500 Stahlstichtafeln. - In diesem Etat selten!

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        Christian Martyrs Reign of Diocletian Rome A.D. 303

      London: Dore Gallery, 1875. unbound. Print. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 24" x 32.25". This stunning scene is based on the celebrated painting by the famous French artist Paul Gustave Dore. This engraving, titled "Christian Martyrs, Reign of Diocletian Rome AD 303", depicts a gruesome scene in an amphitheater in Rome. Lions feast and prowl over the corpses of the martyrs, some still clutching crosses in their hands. The seats of the amphitheater are empty and in shadow. Above the martyrs, angels look down with tenderness and compassion, come to bear off the spirits of the martyrs. The print is in very good condition with minor cracks along margins. Mounted on linen. The print was engraved by Herbert Bourne and published by Fairless and Beeforth, Dore Gallery. Paul Gustav Dore was a French artist, printmaker and illustrator. He became one of the most famous illustrators of the 19th century with his detailed illustrations for the English Bible. His work also appeared in the Illustrated London News. This is a beautiful example of his work.

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        Original-Ansichten der historisch merkwürdigsten Staedte in Deutschland nach der Natur aufgenommen von verschiedenen Künstlern in Stahl gestochen von I. Riegel, M. Kolb, Joh. Poppel und anderen deutschen Künstlern.

      [Frankfurt a.M., Bockelmann's Kunstverlag, ca. 1875].. Ca. 33 x 24 cm. Gestochener Titel mit 1 Ansicht, 1 Bl. Inhaltsverzeichnis und 100 Stahlstich-Tafeln mit Ansichten. Rote Original-Ganzleinen-Klappmappe mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung. Mappe etwas fleckig.. Zur Feier der Errichtung des Deutschen Kaiserreiches wurden die bekanntesten Stiche des Kunstverlags Lange für die sogenannte Reichsgründungsmappe um 1875 erneut von den Original-Kupferplatten abgezogen. Hier in der ersten Ausführung mit 100 Stadtansichten u.a. von Aachen, Augsburg, Bamberg, Berlin, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Breslau, Coburg, Darmstadt, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Eisenach, Eltville, Frankfurt/M., Friedrichshafen, Göttingen, Hamburg, Hannover, Kassel, Koblenz, Köln, Konstanz, Leipzig, Limburg, Mainz, Mönchen-Gladbach, München, Potsdam, Straßburg, Stuttgart, Trier, Tübingen, Ulm, Wiesbaden, Wörlitz und Wuppertal-Elberfeld.

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