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      Published by the Author, Boston 1875 - 4to [29 by 24 cm], somewhat later black half morocco, with dark green cloth sides; flat spine ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt; all page edges speckled. (2), v, (5), (11)-381, (1) pages; 110 wood engravings in the text; 2 folding heliotype manuscript facsimiles; 10 fine heliotype plates of coins and tokens with original tissue guards. Folding manuscript facsimile separated at fold; slightly trimmed. Near fine. Arguably the best and certainly the most enduring work on American numismatics ever written. Sylvester Sage Crosby began gathering information for his magnum opus in the late 1860s. Nominally the head of a committee of six appointed by the New England Numismatic and Archaeological Society to publish a work on early American coinage, he soon found himself alone in that pursuit. Not only was the research and composition of the work done almost entirely by Crosby, ultimately he also had to publish it. "It is truly the keystone to any library of American coinage." -- Eric P. Newman. State with overprinted coin numbers on Plates IV and V. Coin 15a on Plate VII hand-numbered in pencil, apparently as always. Without the handwritten correction, often seen, to Miss Eliza Susan Quincy's name in the subscribers' list on page 381. Attinelli 105. Clain-Stefanelli 12115*. Davis 291. Grierson 218. Sigler 603. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers]
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        The Mysterious Island : Dropped From the Clouds; Abandoned; The Secret of the Island. Three volumes

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle 1875. First editions. In three volumes complete. viii, 310, 40; viii, 304; viii, 299, iii, 40 pp. Publisher's original elaborately gilt & black decorated cloth. 'Dropped From the Clouds' in green cloth, the others in burgundy. All edges gilt. Bevelled boards. Slight wear to corners and spine ends. Slight foxing to prelims. Publisher's lists at rear of 2 volumes. Numerous illustrations. Plates especially crisp and bright. All volumes are first editions. Uncommon. A Very Good set. . Very Good. Gilt Decorated Cloth. First Editions. 1875. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        Chorus of Cloud Maidens’, on p. 622 of the November issue of ‘The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal’, Vol. LXXXVI, July to December 1875.

      Dublin: George Herbert 1875 - FIRST EDITION, some handling marks, dustsoiling, and one or two faint spots to borders, creasing to corners of a few leaves, 3 (of 5) Woodburytype plates (one loose and one with a short closed tear at leading edge), notes to end blank regarding plates, pp. iv, 764, 8vo, contemporary Tasmanian half brown calf, some rubbing to boards, wear to corners and backstrip with some crude repair to latter, edges sprinkled red with a little rubbing and fading, Hobart circulating library label to front pastedown, hinges strained and endpapers a little grubby, sound ‘The earliest known of Wilde’s published writings’ (Mason), a translation of Aristophanes signed Oscar O’F. Wills Wilde, Magdalen College. A manuscript note on the rear fly-leaf refers to the Woodburytypes as the object of interest in the volume, and records it purchase in Dunedin, c. 1950. The Circulating Library label is of W. Westcott, Hobart Town (nowadays Hobart), Tasmania. The binding is rather crude, and may be Tasmanian work. (Mason 39)

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        Tristan und Isolde. Vollständige Partitur.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, ohne Jahr (ca. 1875).. Ca. 37,5 x 28,5 cm. 1 weißes Blatt, Titelblatt, 441 Seiten. Halblederband (um 1910) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Kopfgoldschnitt.. Titelauflage der Erstausgabe der Partitur (Preisangabe auf dem Titelblatt M 120.-). WWV 90, XI; Klein S. 29. Plattennummer 10000. Gedruckt von den originalen Stichplatten, spätere Auflagen erschienen im lithographischen Umdruckverfahren. Aus dem Besitz des englischen Dirigenten Ernest Read (1879-1965), mit dessen Signatur auf dem Titel, Namensstempel auf dem Vorblatt und seinem goldgeprägten Namen auf dem Vorderdeckel. Erste und letzte Seiten gering stockfleckig, Einband minimal berieben. Schönes Exemplar.

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        LES EXPLOITS DE DIGÉNIS AKRITAS. Épopée byzantine du Xe siècle. Publiée pour la première fois d'après le Manuscrit unique de Trébizonde

      Paris, Maisonneuve et Cie MDCCCLXXV 1875 - COLLECTION DE MONUMENTS POUR SERVIR A L'ÉTUDE DE LA LANGUE HÉLLÉNIQUE. N°6 Nouvelle série. Gros In-8° de CLII & 298 pp Totalisant un nombre de 446 pp. & 2 fac-similé. Première édition de la traduction française, avec le texte original en caractères grecs en regard, de ce poème épique célébrant les hauts faits de guerre de Basile Digénis Akritas, de la famille des Ducas, l'une des plus célèbres de l'empire byzantin. Akritas fut l'inventeur de la tactique militaire dite akritique. Exemplaire sur papier de Hollande [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cesvs Klist em Opunvkv-herv Maro coyvte = the Gospel according to Matthew : translated from the original Greek into the Muskokee language

      NY: American Bible Society 1875 - 92 pp., original self wrappers, disbound with early and late leaves chipped at the edges, no text loss. Photos available upon request.

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        Cabinet Card of Annie Hindle, America's First Male Impersonator.

      Thomas Houseworth & Co. [ca. 1875], San Francisco - Original cabinet photograph on Houseworth mount measuring 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. One of the series "Houseworth's Celebrities". A few specks but very good image.In researching this item we can find no record of this Houseworth image. We also find that the most common image of Hindle is a line drawing taken, ironically, from this very image. We were able to locate only one other photographic image of Hindle but in that one she is quite old. A very rare survival of this key LGBT image."Annie Hindle was the first woman to gain significant attention as a male impersonator in the United States, and most likely introduced this performance style to the American variety stage. In 1891, the New York Sun declared that she was "the first out-and-out 'male impersonator' the New York stage had ever seen." Born in England in the mid- to late-1840s, and adopted by Mrs. Ann Hindle, Annie Hindle arrived in the United States in late August 1868. According to the New York Sun, Hindle had been active on the provincial English and London music hall stages since the age of five.Hindle performed on the American variety stage from 1868 to 1886, and during this time she was rarely idle.Hindle's career began to decline in the early 1880s and ended in 1886, when she married for the third time. Hindle's first marriage had been to the character and ballad singer Charles Vivian, the founder of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks in America, which was originally a theatrical fraternity. The couple married in 1868 but after six weeks they parted ways. Hindle and Vivian did not divorce, and Hindle later claimed he had abused her. In 1878 the Clipper reported that she had married the minstrel performer W. W. Long, but no confirmation of this event has been found. If this marriage did occur, it is likely that it was a marriage of convenience for Hindle, as she did not ever perform, live, or travel with Long. Hindle's third marriage took place in Grand Rapids, Michigan, while she was leading her own troupe on a tour through the Midwest. A local Baptist minister married Hindle and her dresser Annie Ryan one evening after Hindle's performance. Hindle gave her name as Charles and dressed in male clothing while her bride wore her traveling gown. Gilbert Sarony, a female impersonator in Hindle's troupe, acted as best man and a local bank clerk, presumably pulled in off the street, was Hindle's second witness. This marriage, which was discovered almost immediately, caused a stir in Grand Rapids and was also reported in the Clipper as well as in the scandal sheet National Police Gazette. Both papers declared that Hindle was really a man and her career as a male impersonator was ended. Upon the collapse of her variety troupe in the wake of the marriage, Hindle and her wife retired to her home in Jersey City, New Jersey. The two women lived there until Ryan's death in late 1891, both dressing in female clothing. In 1890 Hindle attempted to return to vaudeville. She found small-time bookings and continued to perform into the early twentieth century, though she seems never to have appeared in big-time vaudeville. It is not known when this remarkable woman died." (Gillian Rodger, Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Culture).

      [Bookseller: Nat DesMarais Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game

      Edinburgh: R and R Clark 1875, 1875. First Edition, Trade issue of one of the major books on the history and technique of Golf. Quarto, pp.284. Illustrated with full-page plates, decorative borders and vignettes, title-page elaborately printed in red, black and gilt. Bound in pictorial green cloth blocked in gilt, coated brown endpapers, top edge gilt, other untrimmed. Light spotting to first and final leaves, bottom corner of last few leaves creased, flyleaf chipped to fore-edge and a little creased to top left, cloth bumped to lower corners, expertly rebacked. A very good copy of this privately printed golfing rarity; some 200 were produced with 50 being numbered as a 'special edition'. The title was later and more widely published by Macmillan in 1893.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Inner Life of Syria, Palestine, and the Holy Land. From My Private Journal

      Henry S. King & Co, London 1875 - photographic frontises (Isabel in Vol. I and Richard in Vol. II), 2 chromolithographic plates, folding map, x, 376, 340p plus [3]p. publisher's advertisements. Rebound in modern 1/2 leather (marbled green boards backed in darker green leather with matching corners). Map misfolded which has caused the outer edge to protrude slightly and be subject to soiling and wear. Mostly minor foxing. A few spots on page edges and here and there in text. INSCRIBED on the half-title in Vol. I in the author's hand ("To my old & valued friend Lady Marian Alford with the affectionate regard of the Author July 6 1875"). Isabel Burton refers to Lady Alford at page 379 in Vol. I of "The Life of Captain Sir Richd F. Burton" as ". our best and never to-be-forgotten friend." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Königl[ich] Württemberg[ische] Haupt- und Landgestüt.

      Marbach, no printer, 1875. - 24 vintage photographs (albumen prints) by Ch. Schmid, Reutlingen, mounted on cardboard with printed captions (c. 487 x 320 mm; images c. 270 x 210 mm to 190 x 137 mm). With 4 pp of letterpress text (folio, green papered spine). Fine set of original photographs showing the Royal Wuerttemberg Stud in Marbach and its famous horses. Owned by Wilhelm, King of Württemberg, Marbach was the first Arabian stud in Europe. From 1852 to 1871 it was directed by Baron Julius von Hügel, who purchased valuable stock from the Egyptian stud of Abbas Pasha, "thus raising it to the highest standard of excellence" (W. R. Brown, The Horse of the Desert, p. 161/166). Hügel was succeeded by Cäsar Paul von Hofacker (1831-96), who issued the present photo series and also composed the accompanying text: the latter discusses the history of the Stud and its horses, including the stallion Sanspareil, son of the Arabian Bajan and bred in 1816; in 1860 another pure-bred Arabian was acquired from the Wuerttemberg Weil Stud. Among the photoportraits are the pure-bred Arabian Zarif, his daughter Zinka, and the stallion Shah. Well-preserved.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        MÜNCHEN. "München aus der Vogelschau". Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau von der Gegend des Bahnhofs aus in östlicher Richtung.

      - Altkol. Stahlstich von Christian Steinicken nach Wilhelm von Breitschwerdt, um 1875, 47 x 73 cm. Slg. Proebst 185. - Von bekannter Seltenheit (wohl wegen der Übergröße). Imposantes Panorama mit dem alten Bahnhof mit rauchenden Zügen im Vordergrund, rechts die Theresienwiese mit der Schießstätte und der Bavaria. In der Ferne geht der Blick über die in freie Felder gebaute Ludwigstraße über den Englischen Garten und das Maximilianeum bis zur Alpenkette. - In feinstem Kolorit. Knapp beschnitten, ohne die Schrift. In Modellrahmen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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      HOKUSAI'S MOST CELEBRATED BOOK ON SACRED MT. FUJI [Nagoya 1875, - Tohekido]. Blue stitched stiff wrs.,3 vol. setwoodblock printed on hand-made paper, very good,leaf 15 fromvol. 2 lacking, else contents complete, clean, clear images,in tones of grey, Sumi, black, indigo blue, 164 x 24 cm.RARE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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      1875 - PREVOST, Antoine Francoise, l'Abbe. HISTOIRE DE MANON LESCAUT ET DU CHEVALIER DES GRIEUX. (LORTIC binding). Paris: Glady Freres [J. Claye, Printers], 1875. Octavo. xlix[3]372pp. With a preface by Alexandre Dumas fils. Illustrated with portraits and 11 original etchings by L. Flameng and one by Bracquemond inserted, extra-illustrated with additional plates by Coutry, Hedouin, Monzies and Desenne. The text ornaments, finials, chapter headings and the frontispiece were drawn on wood by Emile Reiber and engraved by Pannemaker. Collection de Galaup de Chasteuil edition. This is number 8 of 50 copies on papier chine, large paper, out of an edition of 333. (Carteret 1946: V, p.160.) Custom binding by Marcellin Lortic (1852-1928), signed in the inner gilt dentelle and a binder's ticket on the first free end paper. Blue levant morocco gilt, with triple fillets on sides. Gilt turn-ins and floral designs on corners and in spine compartments, marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. In a custom slipcase of blue cloth with edges of morocco. A finely printed revised edition of the influential 18th century novel. Original printed wrappers on vellum boundin. Upper panel of wrapper pulling away slightly, also corner of frontispiece portrait, else a fine copy of a luxurious book. The excellent bibliographical supplement with a list of variants is by Anatole de Montaiglon. A stunning example of artistic convergence among printer, artists and binder. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Architecture de la Renaissance: Le Chateau de Blois (Extérieur et Intérieur)

      Paris: Librairie Générale de l'Architecture ... Ducher & Cie, 1875. First edition. 35 Woodburytypes after photographs by Mieusement, 12 chromolithograph plates, 1 groundplan. [iv], 16 pp. Folio. Contemporary red pebbled morocco, gilt, marbled boards, tips worn, foxing to title-page and first text leaves, some light foxing to outer margin throughout, photographs and illustrations fine. A photographic tour of Chateau de Blois by Séraphin-Médéric Mieusement, a noted French photographer of architectural views. The photographs are reproduced in Woodburytype, a process celebrated for its permanence and clarity. Chateau de Blois was the home of several French kings begining with Louis XII. Built and expanded over the course of four centuries, the chateau shows a mix of Gothic, Renaissance, and Classic styles.

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        Das Königl[ich] Württemberg[ische] Haupt- und Landgestüt.

      Marbach, no printer, 1875.. 24 vintage photographs (albumen prints) by Ch. Schmid, Reutlingen, mounted on cardboard with printed captions (c. 487 x 320 mm; images c. 270 x 210 mm to 190 x 137 mm). With 4 pp of letterpress text (folio, green papered spine).. Fine set of original photographs showing the Royal Wuerttemberg Stud in Marbach and its famous horses. Owned by Wilhelm, King of Württemberg, Marbach was the first Arabian stud in Europe. From 1852 to 1871 it was directed by Baron Julius von Hügel, who purchased valuable stock from the Egyptian stud of Abbas Pasha, "thus raising it to the highest standard of excellence" (W. R. Brown, The Horse of the Desert, p. 161/166). Hügel was succeeded by Cäsar Paul von Hofacker (1831-96), who issued the present photo series and also composed the accompanying text: the latter discusses the history of the Stud and its horses, including the stallion Sanspareil, son of the Arabian Bajan and bred in 1816; in 1860 another pure-bred Arabian was acquired from the Wuerttemberg Weil Stud. Among the photoportraits are the pure-bred Arabian Zarif, his daughter Zinka, and the stallion Shah. Well-preserved.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Journey to the North Pole

      London, George Routledge and Sons. 1875, 1875. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo, pp.314, with illustrations. Publisher's terracotta cloth titled and decorated in gilt and black. Internally fresh and clean, copiously illustrated by Riou. Binding remains bright, joints expertly repaired; a lovely copy of a rare book.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Journey to the North Pole. [by the] Author of the "Children of Captain Grant" Etc. With Illustrations by Riou

      London: George Routledge and Sons. 1875, 1875. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION: Publisher's green pebble grained cloth with elaborate gilt and black design, gilt titles, coated endpapers. Superb wood engravings by Riou et al throughout. Internally clean, bookplate tp pastedown, a little dutiness to page edges, some wear to extreme corners. A near fine copy. First edition of this title to be printed in English. Myers. Jules Verne- A Bibliography. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [315].

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        Journey across the Western Interior of Australia. With an Introduction and Additions, by Charles H. Eden. Edited by H.W. Bates

      London: Sampson Low, 1875. Octavo, with frontispiece, plates, a large folding map; with a cancelled library stamp otherwise a good copy in contemporary cloth, gilt. The first edition of Warburton's narrative of his expedition from the Telegraph Line to the west coast which won the race to cross the continent from east to west.Warburton, a retired South Australian Police Commissioner, was funded in his quest by Sir Thomas Elder and Captain Walter William Hughes. En route he benefited enormously from an encounter at Charlotte Waters with Ernest Giles, who showed him his maps and suggested he take an alternate course from the one he had just endured.Although Warburton won the honours of the crossing over Giles and W.C. Gosse, it came at a high cost. In the harsh Great Sandy Desert his expedition deteriorated into an endless search for water. Within a few months half their camels were dead; provisions were low and much of their equipment had been lost. They reached the Oakover River just in time but even here they faced starvation and had to eat camel hide while waiting for help.Indeed, so terrible were the privations that Warburton suffered that he was physically unfit to prepare his journals for publication. The text of Warburton's own journals was edited by H.W. Bates of the Royal Geographical Society, and an historical account of exploration in the western third of the Australian continent was added by Charles Eden. The scientific content was arranged by Professor Owen, Dr Hooker, John Gould and Dr Henry Trimen.

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        Landschaften von Ludwig Richter". Zwölf Darstellungen auf zwölf Blättern.

      - 12 Radierungen von und/oder nach L. Richter bei A. Dürr, Leipzig, 1875, je ca. 18 x 22,5 cm. Bötticher, III. Radirungen, Nr. 54. - Mit Text von Dr. H. Lücke. Unter den Darstellungen acht Landschaften bzw. Ansichten aus Italien: Apenninen-Aussicht; Brunnen bei Ariccia; Brunnen bei Grotta Ferrata, im Hintergrund das Castello; Gegend am Monte Serrone bei Olevano während eines Gewitters; Abendandacht vor einem Madonnenbild bei Monte Serrone; Rocca di Mezzo; Blick auf den Meerbusen von Salerno aus einem Thale bei Amalfi; Bajae mit Blick über die Bucht auf Capo Miseno und Ischia. Als Ansicht aus Deutschland die Teufelsmauer im Harz. - Das Titelblatt "In der Furth" und das letzte Blatt "Abendandacht" etwas stockfleckig, im Rand stärker, die Ansichten aus Italien alle sehr schön erhalten. Im Originalverlagseinband (Halbleinen). Bindung gelockert (ein Blatt lose), etwas fleckig, berieben und bestoßen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        William Morris Wallpaper, A Complete Roll. "Marigold" Pattern

      - Offered here is a full roll of original Morris and Company wallpaper bearing the marks, "Morris & Co." The famed "MARIGOLD" pattern, first designed by WIlliam Morris in 1875 and this dating to turn of the century, c. 1900. Superbly preserved, a complete roll is rarely seen. Approximately 600 cm x 51 cm [pattern].

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        England and Wales (Exclusive of the Metropolis) Return of the Land 1873 Two Volume Set

      London: George and Edward Eyre/William Spottiswoode. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Minor wear and scuffing to leather at corners and extremities. Covers slightly rubbed. Splitting to leather along spine ends. Light marking and spotting to prelims. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedowns. 1875. First Edition. Half leather covers with marbled boards. 370mm x 280mm (15" x 11"). [800pp.]. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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      Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle,, London 1875 - this is the First British Edition of this novel from Jules Verne along with the short Story "Martin Paz" set in South America, bound in the original bevelled edges pictorial boards, page edges gilded all-round, internally illustrated with fifty five full page illustrations, all present, The binding has been professionally restored with strengthening repairs to cloth at spine ends, a few minor marks to cover, internally fitted with new endpapers, light foxing to half title, rest of contents generally nice and clean A GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE BRITISH FIRST EDITION Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Birds of Europe, not observed in the British Isles

      London : George Bell and Sons, 1875 A good set of the 5 volume second edition in the original decorative cloth binding. With 252 hand coloured plates of birds and eggs. The bindings have slight fading to spines, bumping and wear to corners and are slightly shaken (most noticeable in vols III-V), but all are sound. The contents are generally in very good clean condition. There is occasional spotting - most pronounced in Vol IV. Vol I: 150 pp plus publisher's catalogue; 53 plates; small faded area to fep, small chip to spine, text and plates very clean. Vol II: 171pp plus publisher's catalogue; 53 plates; some text pages unopened, text and plates very clean. Vol III: 176pp plus publisher's catalogue; 50 plates; some text pages unopened, a little brown spotting. Vol IV: 180pp plus publisher's catalogue; 51 plates; some spotting - noticeable on around 8 plates. Vol V: 175pp inlcuding list of European Birds and index, with publisher's catalogue; 45 plates; a little light spotting but generally clean. A nice set.

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        Der Fall des Hauses Stuart und die Succession des Hauses Hannover in Gross-Britannien und Irland im Zusammenhange der europäischen Angelegenheiten von 1660-1714. 14 Bände (so vollständig).

      Wien: Wilhelm Braumüller 1875-1888.. Zusammen über 8000 Seiten. Orig.-Halbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Oktav, 22 x 14 cm.. (etwas berieben, bestoßen und angestaubt, Leder etwas narbig, 2 Bände mit leichten Einrissen an den Rückenkanten, Vorsätze teils mit Leimdurchschlag, vordere Spiegel mit Bibliothekssignatur und Spuren eines entfernten Einklebers, Stempel auf Titel) Druck auf gutem Papier, innen sauber, eine dekorative und gepflegte Ausgabe, im Ganzen ordentlich erhalten. Mit dem Stempel der "Bibliothek des K: 1. Cuirassier Regiment Prinz Carl" bzw. "1. Schweres Reiter-Regiment Prinz Carl von Bayern". Onno Klopp (geb. 9. Oktober 1822 in Leer/Ostfriesland; gest. 9. August 1903 in Wien) war ein deutsch-österreichischer Publizist und Historiker. 1858 kam Klopp nach Hannover. Durch seine antipreußische Haltung fiel er König Georg V. auf und wurde 1861 mit der Edition der staatswissenschaftlichen Werke von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz beauftragt. 1865 wurde Klopp zum Archivreferenten für die hannoverschen Staatsarchive ernannt. Nach der Niederlage Österreichs wurde Hannover 1866 von Preußen annektiert und Klopp folgte Georg V. als Hofrat ins Exil nach Österreich. 1873 konvertierte Klopp zum Katholizismus, in seinen Schriften vertrat er ein großdeutsch-katholisches Geschichtsbild. (vgl. wikipedia). Grossbritannien wurde von 1714 bis 1837 von Hannover in "Personalunion" regiert.

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        Architecture de la Renaissance : Le Château de Blois (Extérieur et intérieur). Ensembles et détails - Sculpture ornementale - Décorations peintes - Cheminées - Tentures - Plafonds - Carrelages. Texte historique et descriptif par E. Le Nail

      Librairie générale de lArchitecture, Ducher, 1875 - in-folio en feuilles de 16 p. et 59 planches : 34 planches en photoglyptie de Mieusement (manque la pl. 33), 1 plan, et 12 chromolithographies (dont certaines comptent double), de très belle facture et très décoratives (2 sur les plafonds, 8 sur les tentures et 2 sur les carrelages), EO, sous chemise pleine percaline rouge de léditeur. [architecture - blois - photographie], [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iu Otoshki-Kikindiuin Tebeniminung Gaie Bemajiinung Jesus Christ: Ima Ojibue Inueuining Giizhitong / The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated into the Language of the Ojibwa Indians

      New York: American Bible Society, 1875. Third Edition. Leather bound. Near fine. (iv), 717 pp. Full black leather, stamped in gilt on the spine -- OJIBWA TESTAMENT. Text in Ojibwa, preliminary Key to the Orthography in English. Small mark to spine, mild spotting. Translated by Henry Blatchford (Pilling (Algonquian), p. 52); or Sherman Hall (Darlow & Moule 3040).

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        The Southern States of North America:

      London: Blackie & Son, 1875. Complete in four volumes. First British edition. Leather Bound. Very Good +. 4to, [4], xvi & [17] - 806 pages (continuously paginated), publisher's prospectus & double page color map in volume one, lithographed frontis in each volume plus numerous illustrations in text. Rebound in modern three-quarter speckled brown calf & light brown cloth, the spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, with pairs of gilt lettered spine labels in green & maroon morocco on each volume. All edges gilt, original cloth spines & upper covers bound in. Bindings with trace of soiling, otherwise Fine. Internally lightly age tanned, slightly foxed, one signature in volume one slightly sprung (still secure), Howes/ U.S.iana K149: Clark/ Travels in the New South I: 120. "This is the fullest and at the same time one of the most accurate and revealing of all travel accounts written as a survey of the effects of reconstruction on the South. Fair, unprejudiced, and impartial, King saw almost everything and passed judgements without fear or favor. He reached the general conclusion that the time had come to put an end to political reconstruction and to permit the Southern people to resume full control of state governments in the South. He felt that such a policy would promote the social and economic progress of the region." ~ Thomas D. Clark.

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        Mark Twain check to Hartford department store a day after finishing ?Tom Sawyer? ? signature graded ?Mint 9? by PSA/DNA

      Hartford, Connecticut, July 6, 1875. 7.75" x 2.75". "Partly Printed Check Signed ?Saml. L. Clemens,? 7.75? x 2.75?. Hartford, Ct., July 6, 1875. Check No. 160. Filled out by Clemens, drawn on the First National Bank of Hartford for $41.75, payable to ?Fox & Co.,? endorsed on verso. Fine condition. Slabbed and autograph graded ""MINT 9? by PSA/DNA.Fox & Co. was a large department store in Hartford. The day before writing this check, he wrote a letter to his good friend, William Dean Howells, editor of the ?Atlantic Monthly,? that ?I have finished the story & didn?t take the chap beyond boyhood ... I wish you would promise to read the MS of Tom Sawyer some time, & see if you don?t really decide that I am right in closing with him as a boy...?"

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Stone animals, Ming Tombs, Tianshou Mountain, near Peking.

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original card. Dimensions: 210 by 265mm. (8 by 10.5 inches).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Bacon's Essays with Annotations. By Richard Whately. FINE EXTENDED HARROW PRIZE BINDING

      8vo., handsomely bound in contemporary calf, sides diced within a double gilt fillet border stopped at corners with a gilt rosette and enclosing in corners the Harrow 'crossed arrows' tool in gilt, back gilt extra with five raised bands, compartments tooled alternately to a geometric 'key' design and the 'crossed arrows' tool within a filigree frame, edges of boards gauffred in gilt, doublures tooled in blind, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN EXTENDED HARROW PRIZE BINDING with the School's engraved prize armorial bookplate of the period, inscribed to Bertram Hunt in the name of Henry Butler and dated 1875.

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        King Leopold II of Belgium signs a letter of state announcing the birth of his nephew, Prince Albert, later King Albert I. Leopold was considered one of the most brutal colonial rulers of all time for his policies in the Congo, in contrast to Albert, who spent all of World War I at the head of his army, and led the Allied offensive that recovered the Belgian coast

      Brussels, April 30, 1875. 6.75" x 8.75". "Manuscript Letter Signed, ""Leopold"", one page, 6.75"" X 8.75"", written to the Bolivian President [Tomas Frias], announcing the birth of Prince Albert Leopold on the 8th of April, 1875. Folds, one inch tear in blank left margin, light marginal soiling, else fine condition.Leopold II, King of the Belgians, succeeded his father [Leopold I of Belgium] to the throne in 1865 and remained king until his death. Outside of Belgium, he is chiefly remembered as the founder and sole owner of the Congo Free State, a secret private enterprise scheme to extract rubber and ivory which was responsible for the death of an estimated 5-15 million Africans. King Albert I, born Albert Leopold Clément Marie Meinrad in Brussels, was the younger son of Philip, Count of Flanders, and succeeded his uncle, Leopold II of Belgium, on the throne on December 17, 1909. At the beginning of World War I, Albert resisted the German advance and held them off long enough for Britain and France to prepare for the Battle of the Marne (September 6 - 9, 1914). He led his army through the Battle of the Yser and at the end of the war back into its own territory. He re-entered Brussels to a hero's welcome. King Albert I was killed in a climbing accident at Marche-les-Dames, in the Ardennes region of Belgium near Namur."

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        The Way We Live Now [Sadleir's copy w/his notes]

      Chapman and Hall, 1875, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, First editionA Very Good + copy (expert repair to the spine cloth of one volume executed by the Heritage Bindery, rubbing at the extremities, small tear and tape repair to rear free endpaper of Volume 1) of a wonderful novel which proved Trollope's continuing power as a novelist amid talk that his powers were waning. The book tells the story of the rise and fall of the fictional stock market manipulator, Augustus Melmotte -- and its effect on his daughter's options for marriage. The tale is an excellent social satire which Walpole deemed to be one of the most remarkable of all English novels published between 1860 and 1890. The story remains vibrant and has currency even today. This is the copy of the famed collector and Trollope bibliographer, Michael Sadleir, WITH SADLEIR'S HANDWRITTEN NOTES IN PENCIL ON THE REAR ENDPAPERS OF EACH VOLUME. The book wears Sadleir's lion bookplate as well as the bookplate famed collector Barton Currie. This is, quite simply, THE copy for the Trollope collector to have. MICHAEL SADLEIR'S (AND BARTON CURRIE'S) COPY, WITH MICHAEL SADLEIR'S HANDWRITTEN NOTES ON THE REAR FREE ENDPAPERS OF EACH VOLUME. An excellent opportunity for the Trollope collector to distinguish his or her collection.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Central Asia: from the Aryan to the Cossack

      London: Tinsley Brothers, , 1875. Octavo. Original blue cloth neatly rebacked incorporating the original spine,gilt lettered spine, yellow endpapers. Embossed library stamp of the American naturalist Albert S. Bickmore at head of title, another at head of Contents leaf, neat library number in red ink on title verso. Spine slightly rolled. First edition. Excellent, and uncommon, survey of the history of the region down to the Russian expedition of 1872-3, and most likely with a wary eye on the accelerating Russianization of the khanates.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La Suisse Primitive, sol classique de la tradition de Tell. Ouvrage illustre par des citations du poeme 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 franccaise.

      Basel, Verlag von Chr. Krüsi, s.d., vers 1875,. in-4to, Titre grave + 406 colonnes (206 pages) + 62 gravures sur acier, peu de rousseurs, ex-libris 'Ing. A.O. Lusser Uriensis', reliure en plein percaline de l'editeur, dos et premier plat richement orne, tranches dorees, dos legerement pali. Coiffes un peu use. Sinon bel exemplaire.. Premiere edition francaise. Ouvrage illustre 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 ete relie dans l'ouvrage), elles manquent dans (presque ?) toutes les exemplaires de la traduction francaise. Elles figurent dans la premiere edition 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).

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        Atlas of Athens Co. Ohio. From actual Surveys by and under the directions of D. J. Lake, C.E. to which is added A Township Map of the State of Ohio. Cover title: Atlas of Athens Co. Ohio

      Philadelphia.: Titus, Simmons & Titus.. 1875.. Large folding handcoloured map (23 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches), folding handcolored street map (Nelsonville), full page hand coloured maps, full page black and white lithographic illustrations, 88pp, 16 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, gilt lettered decorative embossed cloth covered boards (hardbound). Wear to cover extremities exposing edges of boards, head of spine split, a few small abraded areas on back cover; interior has scattered foxing and soiled areas in margins, occasional pencil mark, creases and foxing to front endpaper, overall toning / soiling to map of Carthage. Large folding map has 1 inch separation along one fold. Overall the atlas is in bright condition with tight binding. A fine example of an American county atlas, testimony to a county with proud and industrious landowners and businesses. Among the interesting views are small interior vignettes of the interiors of Scott's Drug Store and Carnes & Shephard's Store in Nelsonville Ohio. This antique atlas includes an attractive large folding map: Railroad & Township Map of the State of Ohio, with a decorative border and vignette illustration of the State Capitol at Columbus in the lower right corner, plus a folding street map of Nelsonville. There are full page maps of Townships and Towns, some with more than one map to a page. The bird's eye views of the local landscapes, city views and portraits of important figures are particularly richly lithographed. .

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        Iu Otoshki-Kikindiuin Tebeniminung Gaie Bemajiinung Jesus Christ: Ima Ojibue Inueuining Giizhitong / The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated into the Language of the Ojibwa Indians

      American Bible Society, New York 1875 - (iv), 717 pp. Full black leather, stamped in gilt on the spine -- OJIBWA TESTAMENT. Text in Ojibwa, preliminary Key to the Orthography in English. Small mark to spine, mild spotting. Translated by Henry Blatchford (Pilling (Algonquian), p. 52); or Sherman Hall (Darlow & Moule 3040). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autographed Poem Signed: "Equal Rights"

      1875. Small octavo sheet. Apparently at one time separated at a horizontal fold, and tape repaired on the verso, very good. An eight-line holograph stanza from Garrison's longer poem "Equal Rights" about women's rights that was first published in The Independent on February 6, 1973. Signed and dated in Boston on April 26, 1875, it reads: "Though woman never can be man, / By change of sex, and a' that, / To equal rights, 'gainst class or clan, / Her claim is just, for a' that! / For a' that, and a' that, / Her Eden slip, and a' that; / In all that makes a living soul / She matches man, for a' that!" .

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        Money for All: Or the Economic Science of Money

      Ramsey, Millett & Hudson, Kansas City, MO, 1875, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Reading Copy, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, "National bank notes retired - legal tenders the only paper money - prosperity for every industry." - subtitle. "This little work makes no pretensions to literary merit. It was written, by the author, at intervals snatched from his other occupations as a farmer... The leading facts stated, and the great and fundamental truths of the science of money enunciated, are in accordance with the true principles of Political Economy when applied to the present conditions of America, and are believed to be sound and incontrovertible." - from Preface. Contains the following five essays: As long as America is so heavily indebted to European Nations it will be impossible to have a good and uniform currency upon a gold basis; Specie-based currency with the shackles of gold redemption and the national bank system are anti-republican and dangerous to human liberty; A second system of paper money freed from the shackles of specie redemption and based upon the faith of the nation; How contraction and gold redemption will affect the debtors and tax-payers; Industry and productions stimulated by a greater volume of currency. Usual library markings. Spine Slant. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Gilt lettering mostly worn from backstrip but clearly legible upon blue front board. Upper portions of almost all pages lightly stained yellow - all text remains clearly legible, Ex-Library

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        City of London Chess Magazine, The

      [iv]+382+[2 ad] pages with diagrams. Octavo (8 1/2" x 6") bound in half black leather with marbled boards with gilt lettering to spine with raised spine bands and gilt half edges. Volume II. Edited by W N Potter with the cooperation of H E Bird, J H Blackburne, B Horwitz, J Lowenthal, W Steinitz, J Wisker and J H Zukertort. (Betts: 7-20) First edition. This bound volume is incorrectly bound with the volume one pages 289-302 (January issue). Then Volume I title and 301-314+[2 ad] pages. Volume II 1-280 pages. Then title and index for volume II. March issue of volume three number 2 with the Steinitz Blackburne match. Published from February 1874 through March 1876, volumes one through volume three, numbers one through 25. Volume number run from February through January. J Wisker edited March 1876 issue only.Condition:Points rubbed and bumped, some light rubbing to raised spine bands else a good to very good copy.

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        A Texas Scrap-Book Made Up of The History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People

      New York: A.S. Barnes, 1875. First Edition. Very good antiquarian condition. Thick 8vo. 6, [v]-xii pp., 2 ff., [17]-657 pp. (including frontispiece. With 33 illustrations, of which 25 are full-page plates. Very attractively bound in recent half-calf over marbled boards in the antique style. Some minor wear to outer margins of the first few leaves, single pin-sized wormhole extending through textblock, mild age toning. Ours appears to be the only complete copy of the First Edition on the market. * Much sought-after on account of Baker's extensive and authoritative coverage. * "Contains 315 essays, biographies, memoirs and articles on almost every aspect of early Texas history, with lists of the Old Three Hundred, San Jacinto participants, Fannin's men, veterans, etc. Information on the Spanish period, Civil War, Indian fights, geography, etc." (SOURCE: Jenkins, Basic Texas Books, no. 5). PROVENANCE: early ownership inscription in pencil on title; from the library of Rudolph L. Biesele, noted author of the still-indispensible "History of the German Settlements in Texas" (1930) and many articles concerning the early history of Texas.

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        Dictionnaire universel théorique et pratique du commerce et de la navigation. Marchandises, géographie et statistique commerciales, métrologie universelle, comptabilité, Droit commercial terrestre et maritime, navigation, Marine marchande, douanes, Économie politique commerciale et industrielle. Avec un supplément indiquant les changements survenus dans le tarif des douanes

      Guillaumin, 1875 - 2 vol. in-4 de VII-1438 et 1828 p., impression sur 2 colonnes, EO, demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, tranches marbrées. [marine - économie - dictionnaire], [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Temples, Rajasthan].

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original mount. Dimensions: 180 by 240mm. (7 by 9.5 inches).

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