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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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        Geschichte der Stadt Mannheim nach den Quellen bearbeitet.

      (Bensheimer),, Mannheim, Straßburg 1875 - 2 Bände in 1 Bd. Mannheim, Straßburg (Bensheimer), 1875 + 1877. XIII, 475 (1), VII, 391 (1) S. mit 3 Plänen der Stadt Mannheim aus den Jahren 1620, 1663 und 1794 (Belagerung der Rheinschanze) und einem Verzeichnis der Hausbesitzer aus dem Jahre 1663. neues HLn. schönes Ex. Sehr seltene EA der wichtigen Stadtgeschichte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alexander Zimmeck]
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        Memoires-journaux de Pierre de L'Estoile : Edition pour la premiere fois complete et entierement conforme aux manuscrits originaux / Publiee avec de nombreux documents inedits et un commentaire historique, biographique et bibliographique - 10 Volumes .: .par mm. G. Brunet, A. Champollion, E. Halphen, Paul Lacroix, Charles Read, Tamizey de Larroque et Ed. Tricotel

      1875 - Physical description; 10 v ; 24 cm. The name of E. Tricotel, appears on t.-p. of v. 1-3 only. Contents; t. 1-3. Journal de Henri III, 1574-1589.--t.4. Les belles figures et drolleries de la Ligue.--t.5-11. Journal de Henri IV, 1589-1611. Subjects; L'Estoile, Pierre de 1546-1611. Sainte Ligue (1576-1593)France - History - Henry III, 1574-1589. France - History - Henry IV, 1589-1610. Language; French. Provenance; bookplate of the Bibliotheque Guille-Alles, Guernsey. Good copies all in the original gilt-blocked aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands & gilt-cross bands &c. Spine bands and panel edges rubbed and dust-toned as with age. 8 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Billeder af Norges natur og folkeliv, ledsaget med oplysende text af forskjellige forfattere. Udgivne af Chr. Tønsberg.

      Christiania 1875. Tverr-4to. 32 fargelitografier. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. med skinnrygg. Liten sprekk i ytre øvre fals, ellers et fint eks

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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      EXCEPTIONALLY RARE BOOK ON CULTURE, SWORDS, ARTS, RELIGION Yokohama 1875, - Japan Mail. Green cloth, very good, 184p., ananthology of some 30 essays reprinted from the "Japan Mail"an early weekley newspaper, corners bit rubbed, else clean &solid copy. FIRST & ONLY EDITION EXCEPTIONALLY R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Buffalo Dance

      Chatto & Windus, London 1875 - Lithograph, hand-coloured, after Catlin and McGahey. Wove paper, cut to the edge of the image and mounted on card, as issued, within an ink-ruled frame Image size: 12 1/8 x 17 5/8 inches; sheet size: 17 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches. A fine image from Catlin's 'North American Indian Portfolio', one of the most important accounts of Native American life. This "group, though not strictly a hunting scene, is so closely allied as to be often considered by the Indians indispensable to their success. Amongst. [the Indians], the success of their hunts and wars is often attributed to the strict observance of several propitiatory modes of singing and dancing to the Great (or other) Spirit; soliciting his countenance, and promising to give to him, (which they always do,) by sacrificing, the choicest pieces of the animal slain in their hunts. The. songs sung on these occasions are exceedingly curious, and called Medicine (Mystery) Songs. All tribes have their medicine songs peculiar for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by singing these songs they conciliate the. invisible deity or spirit presiding over these animals' respective destinies, and who must necessarily be consulted in this way." Catlin summarized the Native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, -- yet honourable, contemplative and religious being." In a famous passage from the preface of his North American Indian Portfolio , Catlin describes how the sight of several tribal chiefs in Philadelphia led to his resolution to record their way of life: "the history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian". He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, setting himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. From 1832 to 1837 he spent the summer months sketching the tribes and then finished his pictures in oils during the winter. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate. A selection of the greatest of images from this record were published in the North American Indian Portfolio in an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible. The present image is one of the results of this publishing venture and is both a work of art of the highest quality and a fitting memorial to a vanished way of life. Abbey Travel 653; Field Indian Bibliography 258; Howes C-243; McCracken 10; Sabin 11532; Wagner-Camp 105a:1.

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        BROWN UNIVERSITY. Class of '75. [Cover title].

      [Providence, RI]: [1875]. 85 leaves of stiff-stock mounting board. The album begins with a photographic image of a portrait of Nicholas Brown, a college alum, early benefactor & for whom the college was renamed in 1804, followed by 15 photographs of important Brown alumni & professors, including past presidents Francis Weyland & Ezekiel Robinson. Then comes 39 individual photographic portraits of the 1875 graduating class, the preponderance holographically signed underneath, followed by a group photograph & 3 more individuals. The album concludes with 27 captioned [save 2] images of divers college & town landmarks/scenes, such as the "Library Interior", "Hope College - East", "Butler's Exchange" [which was new in 1875], "Bay from University Hall" & "Labratory". Included in these 27 are 2 large class group photographs of the class of 1875; one of these group photographs is set on the steps of Rhode Island Hall, werein each class member is holding a stuffed animal, no doubt from the Taxidermy class. A rare item, which not only visually documents this Ivy League school & the '75 class, but also the town during this year. Front board professionally reattached. A VG album.

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        Histoire De Manon Lescaut et Du Chevalier Des Grieux

      Glady Freres, Paris 1875 - Octavo. 1/50 copies on Whatman Imperial of a total run of 333 copies (out of series and not numbered) Copies on Japon or Whatman each contain double plates (not to be confused as in "two states") by L. Flameng, where as the others only contain single plates. This copy is absolutely pristine internally and externally. 372(1)pp.,with a foreword by Alexandre Dumas, Fils (son of Alexandre Dumas, pere) bound by R. Petit (signed binding) in full blue straight grained morocco triple ruled in gilt, raised bands with compartment lettered and ruled in gilt marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A superb copy.

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

      London: Ward, Lock, & Tyler. 1875. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Good. First edition, 1875. Scarce in the original softcover binding. Pictorial covers featuring a young Dionysus on the front, advertising for Feltoe & Sons Specialite Sherry on the back, about 7.25" tall, 202 pages plus 7 pages of advertising at the front, 11 pages at the rear (including inside covers), printed on slightly darker paper. Covers lightly rubbed but spine covering almost completely chipped away, front cover separated about halfway down from the top, binding a little fragile with two of the three binder's cords intact but the third snapped, no pages detached, but handling does require a bit of care. Pages slightly age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings.

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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        Friedrich Preller's (Prellers) Figuren-Fries zur Odyssee. Sechzehn Compositionen in vierundzwanzig farbigen Steindruck-Tafeln . Mit erläuterndem Text aus der Odyssee, Vossische Übersetzung - Herausgegeben von Max Jordan

      Verlag Alphons Dürr, Leipzig 1875 - 54 x 35. 5 cm. Zustand: Kanten berieben, Gelenke gebrochen, Rücken teilw. aufgeplatzt, Einband gebräunt, Buchblock fest, keine Seiten lose, Seiten und Lithos sehr gut. ill. Halbleinen mit 24 farbigen Original- Lithographie, unpaginiert, 800 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quarante de Besigue Revue en Quelques Scenes et Trois Tableaux Representee au Sporting-Club, sur le Theatre des Pupazzi le 21 Mai 1875

      Paris: Imprimerie Seringe Freres, 1875. First Edition. Quarater Morocco, Marbled Boards. Very Good. Scarce, with only three copies located on OCLC FirstServe (Rochester, Harvard, Bibliotheque Nationale). 4to. 23.5 by 17 cm. 46 pp. With eighteen plates, all of which are photos of mixed media illustrations. Petit, for example, cut out caricatures and placed them against a curtained backdrop. The effect of the illustrations is akin to claymation, wavering between the real and surreal. Seventeen of these plate illustrations are caricatures, very singular in their conception, a singularity accentuated by their unusual execution. The caricatures are organized around short humorous -- absurdist -- skits. Depicted are a man dressed as a Japanese samurai, a general on horseback, a toreador, an one-legged officer, etc. This work was also published in an ordinary edition, which itself is hard to come by. This is a deluxe edition. Original wraps bound in. Light rubbing along joints, and other trivial wear to binding. Some waviness to leaves.

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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 ... a scientific review of the entire genus, by J.G. Baker

      Ashford, Kent: L. Reeve & Co. [overslip], 1875. 8vo. (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches). xvi, 95, [1]pp. Half-title. 48 hand coloured lithographed plates. Publisher's cloth, spine lettered in gilt An important illustrated monograph on the daffodil, with hand coloured plates. The author served as the gardener at Kew and later curator of the Trinity College Garden, Dublin. "The plates, representing all the species at present in cultivation in this country, have been prepared from fresh specimens" (Preface). Nissen BBI, 297; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 919.

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

      George Bell and Sons, London 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Huldigung der preussischen Stände vor König Friedrich Wilhelm IV in Berlin am 15. Oktober 1840.

      . Aquatinta n. u. v. Schwechten ( Druck von Pretre ) n. Krüger, um 1875, 62 x 90. Nicht bei Kiewitz. Ernst, Berlin in der Druckgraphik, Schwechten 2. - Sehr seltenes übergroßes Blatt nach dem berühmten Ölgemälde von Prof. Krüger 1843. - Auch bei der Thronbesteigung Friedrich Wilhelm IV gehörte die uralte Tradition der Huldigung der Stände zum Ritual. Blick von der Höhe des Berliner Doms aus. Links das Stadtschloß, rechts das Zeughaus. Mittig die Häuser der Schloßfreiheit und Blick über die Schloßbrücke in die Straße "Unter den Linden" mit Kommandantur, königl. Palais, Opernhaus. Links im Hintergrund die Kirchtürme der Friedrich-Werderschen Kirche, sowie deutscher und franz. Dom. Zwischen Schloß und der Schloßbrücke sowie dem Lustgarten eine riesige Menschenmenge.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Post-Dampfschiffe / H.A.P.A.G. / Hamburg Amerikanischen Packetfahrt Actien Gesellschaft zu Hamburg (Einband-Titel).

      - O.O., Selbstverlag, o.J. (um 1875); ca 12 (H) x 17,5 cm (quer). Bilder-Album mit 8 Kartonblättern, auf denen vorderseitig jeweils ein Dampfschiff gezeigt wird (prächtige Farb-Lithographie des jeweiligen Dampfschiffes in Fahrt nach Zeichnung mit unterschiedlicher Staffage; aufmontiert in vorgedruckten Zierrahmen mit Namen der HAPAG als Überschrift und Namen des jeweiligen Dampfschiffes unter dem Rahmen); rückseitig an den Kartonblättern befinden sich angeklebte, einmal quer gefaltete Blätter, auf denen technisch gezeichnete Aufsichten und Schnitte der jeweils "I.te Cajüte des Postdampfschiffes" des auf Vorderseite abgebildeten Schiffes dargestellt sind. - Die Album-Kartons sind mit Leinwandscharnieren zum Klappen am hinteren Falz befestigt, der Einband ist ein dunkel brauner Ganz-Leinwand-Band mit kalligraphisch gestaltetem, goldgeprägtem Titel in blindgeprägtem Zierrahmen. - Einband etwas stärker berieben und bestoßen, an unteren Ecken etwas aufgescheuert; Aufhängung gelockert, aber intakt; neutrale Vorsätze gebräunt und am Mittelfalz aufgeplatzt, hinterer Vorsatz mit Ausriß an oberer Ecke; erstes Album-Blatt an Vorderseite etwas stärker gebräunt und fingerfleckig, die anderen Blätter mit mäßigen Benutzngsspuren; die rückseitig an jeweils einer Naht an Leinwandscharnier angeklebten und gefalzten Blätter befinden sich in gutem Zustand; handschriftliche mehrzeilige Notiz in Blei auf vorderem Anklebevorsatz: " Erhalten am 13. August 82 vom Kapitän / Gustav Frhr. v. Walter an Bord / des Schiffes 'Lotharingia' zum Andenken / an die Seefahrt nach Helgoland. / R. Ch.". - Gezeigt werden die Dampfschiffe: Westphalia, Suevia, Frisia, Silesia; Lessing, Herder, Wieland und Gellert. Zusätzlich ist am Schluß des Albums vom Dampfschiff "Cimbria" im gleichen Stil eine weitere technische Zeichnung anmontiert, von der jedoch eine farbige Ansicht fehlt (und vermutlich auch (noch) nicht existierte. - Das Album könnte der Gesellschaft und ihren Maklern wohl als Ansichtsmaterial für eine Passagier-Buchung in der ersten Klasse gedient haben. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Harald Holder]
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        Cabinet Card Photograph of a Woman by a St Louis Professional Woman Photographer

      St. Louis: Mrs. J.H. Fitzgibbon, Photographer. [circa 1875]. Measuring 4.5" x 6" image on a very slightly larger card with the back mark of Mrs. Fitzgibbon and her studio address on Olive Street in St. Louis. Slight wear, just about fine. Nicely composed image of an unidentified woman, possibly an actress, in a fancy, Little Bo Peep-esque outfit adorned with a large show hat.Louisa M. Dennis of Buffalo, New York (later Mrs. J.H. Fitzgibbon) founded the St. Louis studio with her husband in 1869. She took over the studio on Olive Street in 1875 when her husband retired; he died in the sleeping car of a train in 1882. At about that time she sold the studio and in 1883 founded the long-running photographic journal The St. Louis Photographer (which took over from The Practical Photographer which she and her husband had founded upon his retirement) and which conducted business under that name until 1887, when it became The St. Louis and Canadian Photographer, which ran until 1910 or later. She later remarried and conducted business as Mrs. Fitzgibbon-Clark.John H. Fitzgibbon, was a pioneering photographer. He took up photography in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1839 upon the announcement of the Daguerrian process. He later set up a studio in St. Louis, and then still later in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he was caught trying to run the blockade during the Civil War in order to flee the city and was sent to Cuba. After the War he was returned to New York City, where he met and married Louisa M. Dennis. At the time of his death a contemporary periodical note the he was "the oldest photographer in the country, save one" (at age 65!).A nice image by an entrepreneurial woman who was both a pioneering western woman photographer and a journalist-publisher. Her work is represented in the Julia Driver Collection of Women in Photography at Yale. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        IL LAGO MAGGIORE STRESA E LE ISOLE BORROMEE Notizie storiche. Colle vite degli uomini illustri dello stesso lago.

      Prato, Alberghetti, 1875-1880. In-8 p. (mm. 229x149), 2 voll. in 4 tomi, mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. XXII,559; 542,(2); IX,581; 451; con alc. alberi genealogici nel t.; 1 fotografia originale dell?'Isola Bella applic. alla pag. e 1 carta geografica del lago (più volte ripieg.), f.t. "Prima rara edizione" della più documentata storia del Lago Maggiore. "Mancano" le pp. 555-559 (indice ed errata) del 1° vol., parte prima, qui riprodotte su carta antica. Sono questi i voll. I-IV delle "Opere varie" edite ed inedite del Dott. Vincenzo De-Vit. ?"L?'A. (1811-1892), per suggerimento del Rosmini che desiderava celebrati i santi del territorio del Verbano, compose le "Notizie storiche di Stresa..", poi ampliate e rifuse in "Il Lago Maggiore, Stresa.. "; questo tipo di storiografia locale è condotta con appassionamento erudito e buona cognizione delle fonti e della geografia, antiche e medievali...?", cosi?' Diz. Biogr. Italiani,XXXIX, p. 581 - Cfr. Ferraris, Bibl. Ossolana,I,1209. Con qualche lieve fiorit. o qualche uniforme ingiallitura ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        Report upon the Reconnaissance of Northwestern Wyoming, including Yellowstone National Park, made in the Summer of 1873

      U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington [D.C.] 1875 - Howes J245. Wheat 1241. Pilling 2040. Author's copy. The expanded second edition (chapters IX to XV inclusive, of Professor Comstock's Geological Report were prepared after the Congressional Document [H.R. Ex.Doc. No. 285, 43d Cong.,1st sess.] had gone through the press, and consequently do not appear in that edition of the report). By far the largest contribution is by Theodore B. Comstock (1849-1915) who went on to be the first president of the University of Arizona. This document reports Jones' discovery of Togwotee Pass, the southern route out of the Yellowstone Basin which previous explorers had failed to find. See Wheat pp. 298-9. Provenance: Kenneth E. Hill (bookplate), Theo. B. Comstock (his library stamp). Spine tips worn with loss, extremities worn, otherwise a very good copy, small bookplate and inked stamp on front pastedown, occasional corner creases. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Communistic Societies of the United States; from Personal Visit and Observation

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1875 - Large octavo, frontispiece and 16 plates, illustrated; a very good, fresh copy in publisher's cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. First edition of this influential and extensive study of the communitarian ideal in the United States.Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) emigrated to the United States as a child, and went on to have a varied career as sailor, journalist and writer. His grandson Charles Bernard Nordhoff is the famous historian of the Bounty.In The Communistic Societies of the United States, Nordhoff recounts his travels to many of the socialistic societies which became popular in the nineteenth century, most famously the Shakers of Mount Lebanon, the Rappite township at 'Harmony' and the Oneida Community. As Nordhoff points out in his Introduction, he hoped that a study of these communities might provide 'useful hints toward the solution of the labor question'. Throughout, the work displays a thoroughness and lack of hysteria which supports his claim to have 'thought it best to give at first an impartial and not unfriendly account of each commune.'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Insectivorous Plants

      London: John Murray, 1875. x, 462, 30 woodcuts in text. 8vo. HB. Orig. cloth, gt, minor rubbing/wear to corners; page margins lightly browned. Owner's name to verso of front end-paper; a few pencil notes to the rear end-paper. Vg copy. Second thousand, with errata slip. Published in the same year as the 1st edition. [Freeman 1218]..

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        Kanzen ch aku [Poetic Justice]

      Osaka: n.p., 1875. First edition. Some edges trimmed, pinprick to upper right corners, occasional rubbing and staining at edges, but overall very good with vibrant colors.. Sixteen issues of this illustrated newspaper which demonstrates the notion of kanzen-ch aku: the encouragement of virtue and the chastisement of vice. Issues numbered 4 through 19, each containing a complete story of rape, murder, drownings, infanticide, and other tales of violence. This tabloid was a continuation of one of two types of Japanese newspapers which began began in the 17th century as kawaraban which were printed handbills sold in major cities to commemorate major events. They usually dealt with the misfits of society or major catastrophes, whatever was especially sensational. This led to the development of the illustrated newspaper, "shinbun nishiki-e" which were "produced by artists and craftsmen to cater to the less literate. The juiciest stories chosen from the familiar diet of news, murder, revenge, illicit love... were extracted and produced as single sheet colour prints. The cartouche on the print carries a number in the series rather than a date. Very often the text concludes with a brief outline of the moral that can be drawn from the tale. Shinbun nishiki-e continued the illustrated kawaraban format with text as part of the composition, although the pictures themselves were much more dramatic and sensational and, due to the arrival of aniline dyes, colourful. In a semi-literate society, the bold pictures and the additional phonetic alphabet in the text to assist with the more difficult kanji, guaranteed as large an audience as possible," Rebecca Salter: Japanese Popular Prints (Univ. Hawaii Press, 2006), pp. 60-61. No other copies located.

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        Handatlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude.

      Gotha: Perthes o. J. (1871 - 1875). 6. Aufl. - Hldr. d. Zt. m. Rückenpräg. Qu.-Folio, Titelblatt m. Sternvignette,1 Bl. (dreispaltig) Inhaltsverzeichnis, 90 Karten, 17 Karten: Mayr's Atlas der Alpenländer 1872, 8 colorirte Blätter; und: Specialkarte von Australien in 9 Blättern, v. A. Petermann 1875., Espenhorst H. 6.3 (S. 79) m. d. Ergänzung 2.1.2. - E 6.1 (S. 96) - Titelblatt u. Vorsatzblatt geknickt und unten rechts (allerdings außerhalb der Einrandung) wasserrandig. teils untere rechte Ecke leicht fingerfleckig, am Kopfschnitt ein Tintenfleck, der bei den erstn 28 Blättern meist einige Millimeter ins Blatt reicht, ledigleich bei 2 Blättern weiter, doch auch da nicht bis ins Kartenbild. Ansonsten einwandfreier und sauberer Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      R. H. Porter, London 1875 - "THE ORNITHOLOGY OF THE STRAITS OF GIBRALTAR". Lieut.-Colonel L. Howard L. Irby, F.Z.S. London, R. H. Porter, 1875 2 h + 236 p. Con 2 mapas desplegables [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALPEN. "Gebirgsformen aus den bayerischen Alpen in 6 Ansichten . als Beilage zu der geognostischen Beschreibung des Königreichs Bayern". Sechs Panoramen untereinander.

      - Farblithographie nach C.W. Gümbel bei Hellfahrt, Gotha, um 1875, 63 x 57 cm. Panoramenblatt aus der ersten Abteilung: Das bayerische Alpengebirge. - Die Panoramen zeigen von oben nach unten: 1. Algäuer Alpen vom Fellhorn gesehen. 2. Wetterstein- Alpen von einem Punkte bei Partenkirchen gesehen. 3. Zeller- Alpen (Rundsicht) von der Heissplattenalpe gesehen. 4. Traun- und Priener- Alpen von Hochplatten gesehen. 5. Kien- u. Reut Alpen vom Rauschenberg gesehen. 6. Königs- See- Alpen von der Metzenleiten gesehen. Unter den Panoramen die Farbenerklärung. - Breitrandig und sehr gut erhalten. Selten.

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        Bekannte und unbekannte Welten. Abenteuerliche Reisen. Komplett mit 98 Teilen in 62 Bänden.

      Verschiedene Auflagen Wien, Pest und Leipzig Hartleben um 1875 - 1911.. Gr.-8°. Mit zahlreichen Textholzschnitten. Illustrierte Pracht Originalleinenbände mit Gold- und Schwarzprägung, Dreiseitenbauschnitt. Vollständige Reihe, in prächtigen, dekorativen Einbänden. Insgesamt richtig gut erhalten, wenige Bände gering berieben oder an den Ecken minimal bestoßen. Hauptmangel: Bd. 7/8 mit Vorbesitzerstempel auf dem Vortitel. Die Innengelenke schwach. Bd. 9 Titelblatt mit Namensstempel und etwas braunfleckig. Bd. 14: Seite 387 mit kleinem dreieckigen Ausriss, kein Textverlust; Bd. 42: Seiten 219 / 220 im oberen Rand mit ca. 4cm Einriss. Insgesamt sehr schöne, dekorative Ausgabe. Band 6 wird schnellstmöglich ausgetauscht!. Fromm 26376. -- 50 Bände in erster Ausgabe, Doppelbd. 4/5 in 3. Aufl., Bd. 6 in 3. Aufl., die Bde. 1/2, 3, 11-13, 19, 22/23, 24, 25/26, 27/28, 32 u. 33/34 in nicht weiter spezifizierbarer späterer Aufl. mit rauherem Vorsatzpapier u. ohne schwarzgepr. Rücken. -- Eine Auflistung über Farbschnitte, Farbe der Vorsatzpapier, angegebene Erscheinungsjahre und andere Details kann zugesendet werden! #M12549

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        The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants Second Edition, Revised With Illustrations [by the author's son] FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM; SIGNED MUDIE BINDING

      John Murray, 1875. 8vo., Second Edition, with 13 woodcuts in the text, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper verso; handsomely bound in early twentieth century half calf BY MUDIE, marbled boards, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartment with leather label lettered and ruled in gilt, third compartment with author's name in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with a floral spray, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, backstrip faded (but all gilt just legible) else a most attractive copy of a scarce work. The binding is signed on front free endpaper verso. The publisher's catalogue sometimes found at end has not been bound with this copy. The first printing of the first edition was in Vol. IX of the Journal of the Linnean Society of London (dated 1867 but issued in 1865). The present edition, the first in book form, is greatly revised and enlarged; Freeman notes that 1500 copies were printed. The woodcut illustrations are by George Darwin, the author's son. Scarce. Freeman (Darwin), 220; Freeman (BNHB), 909. . Catalogs: natural history: darwin & evolution.

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        The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants. Second Edition, Revised. With Illustrations [by the author's son]. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM; SIGNED MUDIE BINDING

      John Murray 1875 - 8vo., Second Edition, with 13 woodcuts in the text, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper verso; handsomely bound in early twentieth century half calf BY MUDIE, marbled boards, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartment with leather label lettered and ruled in gilt, third compartment with author's name in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with a floral spray, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, backstrip faded (but all gilt just legible) else a most attractive copy of a scarce work. The binding is signed on front free endpaper verso. The publisher's catalogue sometimes found at end has not been bound with this copy. The first printing of the first edition was in Vol. IX of the Journal of the Linnean Society of London (dated 1867 but issued in 1865). The present edition, the first in book form, is greatly revised and enlarged; Freeman notes that 1500 copies were printed. The woodcut illustrations are by George Darwin, the author's son. Scarce. Freeman (Darwin), 220; Freeman (BNHB), 909. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Central Asia: from the Aryan to the Cossack

      London: Tinsley Brothers, , 1875. Octavo, original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panelling to the boards, dun endpapers. A little rubbed and soiled, the spine sunned, front hinge cracked and repaired, light browning throughout, but overall a very good copy. First edition. Excellent, and uncommon, survey of the history of the region down to the Russian expedition of 1872-3, written with a wary eye on accelerating Russianization in the khanates. The author James Hutton (1818-93), was born in Calcutta, the son of a merchant. After a brief period as an ensign in the army of the East India Company he " tumbled into a fine fortune, tumbled out of it, then applied himself to newspapering, [editing] the Delhi Gazette, the Bengal Hurkura, the Englishman, the Madras Times" (Reminiscences and Anecdotes of Great Men of India, p.186), falling out with the Madras establishment he headed to England becoming involved with Thornton Hunt and G.H. Lewes's The Leader. "Mr Hutton was destined, however, like so many Liberals of those days, to become eventually a Conservative. He started some twenty-five years ago a morning paper called the Day, which represents the views of a particular section of the Conservative party, but failed, though conducted with great ability, to obtain their active support. After the non-success of the Day Mr Hutton went back to India for a time. He was, indeed, connected throughout his life with Indian journalism, now as editor, now as London correspondent" (obituary in the St. James' Gazette). Hutton was the author of some half a dozen books and and the translator of several others, including an account of thuggee published in 1857, and a translation of Daumas's Les chevaux du Sahara et les mœurs du désert (1863).

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      Carlos Bailly- Bailliere. - Madrid. 1875. 18X12. Tela. CXXXVI+580P+9h. Leve mancha en encuadernación. Ref Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Catalogue of Furniture made by Elmdon & Co.. From designs by Charles Spooner & Arthur J Penty

      24 Worship Street, London EC.: Martlet Press In brown paper covers, titles in black ink to top cover, corners and edges very lightly worn. Spine, has been professionally replaced, no title. Internally, a little light foxing to blanks, (xv) pp, [1], 60 B&W full page furniture illustrations, not dated but c1905. Scarce. (COPAC lists a copy at V&A whilst WoldCat at Nat. Art Library ONLY)Penty, Arthur Joseph (1875?"1937), architect and social thinker, who from 1902 to 1908 struggled to make a living with intermittent work in architecture and furniture design, and, from 1906 to 1907, as a furniture restorer in New York. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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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]

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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..

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        La Que Mal Marida Nunca Le Falta Que Diga] [Disparate Desordenado] [Disparate Matrimonial]. She whom is ill wed never misses a chance to say so.

      245 x 355mm. Sheet size 315 x 490. HARRIS. 254.III - Etching, aquatint and drypoint Plate 7 from 'Proverbios' series, signed in reverse, on thick wove paper. stab holes on far left margin, some spotting on lower border and margins, Harris notes that the etching of this plate is particularly strong and vigorous.From the second edition published in 1875, as it has the plate number '7' and is printed on wove paper. Harris states that this edition was extremely small. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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