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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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        Hindoo Mythology Popularly Treated ... Presented As a Memento of His Visit to India to H. R. H. the Prince of Wales, K. G. , G. C. S. I. by His Highness the Gackwar of Baroda

      Madras: Gantz Brothers / Adelphi Press, 1875, Paperback, First EditionGood copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges slightly nicked and dust-dulled as with age. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 42 pages; Description: 42 p. Vi. Annotated by previous owner inside front. "Being an eptomized description of the various heathen deities illustrated on the silver swami tea service". Subjects: Hindoo mythology.

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

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

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        Lotos Leaves. Original Stories, Essays, and Poems, by Whitelaw Reed, Wilkie Collins, Mark Twain, et al

      Boston: William F. Gill and Company, 1875. First edition, first state, with Welch, Bigelow Co.-University Press device on copyright page. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. 411 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Ornately decorated blind-stamped morocco with gilt, a.e.g. Faint gift inscription, ridges of spine and hinges rubbed, lower hinge starting, overall a very nice copy. This is the first appearance of Samuel Clemens's "An Encounter with an Interviewer".

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        Geschichte des Geschlechts von Schwerin. Bde. I-III in 2 Bdn.

      Berlin, Gronau, 1875-1878.. Fol. Mit 19 getönten lithogr. Ansichtentafeln, 14 (10 get.) lithogr. Porträts, 2 mont. Original-Photographien, 3 get. lithogr. Siegeltafeln, 10 farb. lithogr. Wappentafeln und 23 doppelblattgr. Stammtafeln. XVII, 196 S., 2 Bl., 380 S.; 3 Bl., 573 S., 1 Bl., 48 S. OHlwd. mit Rsch. (etw. angestaubt, wenige Läsuren).. Einzige Ausgabe dieser umfangreichen Familiengeschichte. Von größter Seltenheit. - I. Allgemeine Geschichte. - II. Biographische Nachrichten. - III. Urkundenbuch [nebst] Nachtrag zur zweiten Abth. (Pommersche Linien). - Die Tafeln zeigen neben verschiedenen Agnaten die Stammsitze des Geschlechts (Burgen, Schlösser, Herrenhäuser). - Heeß 15425. - Weitgehend fleckenfreies Exemplar.

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        Diamond Cut Diamond. A Story of Tuscan Life and Other Stories

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1875. First English edition (precede by the one volume American by 2 months). [viii], 328; [viii], 336 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth stamped in black, spine titled in gilt. Owner signatures of Louisa M. Freeman on title pages. Spine ends bumped, 1941 gift inscription on flyleaves. Very good, internally fresh copy. Uncommon.

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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. 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, overall AN EXCELLENT, COMPLETE COPY. FIRST EDITION; scarce in such good condition. 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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        The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray, 1875. xxi, [1], 458pp, original cloth, title, author and publisher in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame to covers, chocolate coloured endpapers. Small tears and nicks to spine ends, corners bumped, lightly rubbed to extremities. Internally slightly cracked between pages 218 and 219 and pages 240 / 241, otherwise fairly bright and clean. Bound by Bone and Son, with their ticket to rear pastedown. The Sixth edition (Fifteenth thousand). Freeman 398. Reprint. Original Cloth. Good. 8vo.

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        Le soleil. Bd. I - II + Atlas cpl.( Premiere Partie et Seconde Partie + Atlas cpl. )

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1875 - Bd. I - II und Atlas cpl., Deuxieme edition, revue et augmentee (zweite, verbesserte und erweiterte Auflage ). In französischer Sprache. Bd. I mit: XX, 428 Seiten mit 150 (davon einigen zweifarbigen ) Abbildungen bzw. Illustrationen im Text. Bd. II mit 484 Seiten und 280 Abbildungen ( darunter einigen farbigen ) sowie 13 chromolithographierten Tafeln. Der Atlas mit 6 doppelblattgroßen spektrographischen Karten. Ohldr, Klein4°.( Astronomy Secchi (1818-1878), director of the observatory at the Collegio Romano, was an important and under-recognized astronomer who engaged in a number of pioneering researches in nineteenth century astronomy and astrophysics. He made important and comprehensive observations of the sun, which he began studying in 1851. Secchi was particularly interested in sunspots and solar flares, and the beautiful colored plates in this set include many illustrations of a wide variety of solar flares. The text also includes descriptions of many of the instruments he used in his researches. Secchi theorized that solar flares and sunspots probably had more effect on the weather and other natural phenomena on Earth than had previously been thought. Secchi was one of the first to adapt spectroscopy to astronomy in a systematic manner. He was also one of the first to apply the new technique of photography to astronomic use, making several daguerreotypes in the course of his researches during the solar eclipse of 1851). Leider in eher schlechtem Zustand: Band I: Einband stärker berieben, Rücken fehlt ( liegt bei ). Bindung gelockert, innen gelegentlich etwas fleckig, einige Seiten angerändert. Bd.II: Berieben, Rücken fehlt, innen etwas fleckig und stockfleckig. Die chromolithographierten Abbildungen gut erhalten. Der seltene Atlas berieben, bestoßen, Rücken fehlt. Die Spektralkarten teils fleckig und durchgehend stärker stockfleckig. ( Please notice: The binding is in a very bad condition !) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Das hohenzollernsche Füsilier-Regiment Nr 40 im Kriege 1870/71 gegen Frankreich .

      Mittler, Berlin 1875 - VIII, 338 Seiten sowie 97 Seiten Anlagen. Mit 7 mehrfach ausfaltbaren, lithographierten Karten ( Karten so vollständig vorhanden ). Goldgeprägter Oln, Groß8°.Inhalt: Einleitung: Das 50jährige Stiftungsfest des Regiments am 12. Februar 1870 / Die Mobilmachung. Das 1.und 3.Bataillon bis zum 1.August / Das 2. Bataillon in Saarbrücken bis zum 1.August 1870 / Das Gefecht bei Saarbrücken am 2. August / Vom 2. bis zum 6. August. Die Schlacht bei Spichern / Vom 7.bis 18.August. Die Schlachten bei Metz / Die Cernierung und Capitulation von Metz / Übernahme und Transport der Gefangenen. Der Vormarsch an die Oise / Vormarsch gegen die französische Nord-Armee. Schlacht bei Amiens und Gefecht mit der Citadelle am 27. und 29. November. Besetzung von Rouen / Besetzung von Dieppe. Diversion der französischen Nord-Armee gegen Amiens. Die Schlacht an der Hallue am 23.und 24. Dezember. / Belagerung von Peronne. Entsatz-Versuch der Nord-Armee. Die Schlacht bei Bapaume am 3. Januar. Capitulation von Peronne / Die 1. Armee unter General von Göben. Concentration hinter der Somme. Gefechte bei Tincourt-Boucly und Vermand. Schlacht bei St.Quentin / Waffenstillstand - Friede - Heimkehr. Die Karten zeigen: Saarbrücken-Spichern / Metz / Amien-Hallue / Bapaume / Peronne / St.Quentin / Marsch- und Dislocationskarte. Einband etwas fleckig und berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Rücken gering beschädigt und gering angeplatzt, Bindung stärker gelockert, Buchblock fast lose. Buchschnitt unten tintenfleckig. Innen zu Beginn und Ende etwas stockfleckig, sonst meist sauber. Die ausfaltbaren Karten von recht guter Erhaltung, einige mit kleineren Knickspuren, teils gering stockfleckig. ( Gewicht 750 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bosporus mit Istanbul, im Vordergrund der Großwesir Hüseyin Avni Pasha in einer Kutsche, von Reitern begleitet, umgeben von einer Menschenmenge.

      O. O., 1875.. Öl auf Holz. Signiert und datiert 1875.. Der in Regensburg geborene Pferde- und Schlachtenmaler, Illustrator und Schriftsteller Lang war Schüler von Karl Steffek in Berlin, Friedrich Voltz und Franz Adam in München und Adolf Schreyer in Paris. "Da die größeren Bestellungen nach dem Kriege bisweilen ziemlich lang warten ließen, so benutzte Lang die unfreiwillige Muße zu neuen Nachlesen und Excursionen nach Frankreich und seinem lieben Paris, oder nach Ungarn und zu den Donaufürstenthümern, wobei ein längerer, sehr fruchtbringender Aufenthalt in Constantinopel und ein Abstecher nach Griechenland erfrischenden Wechsel boten [...] wobei dem Maler und Beschauer die fesselnde Abwechslung von morgenländischen Trachten, Eselfuhrwerken, Kameltreibern, Melonenhändlern, von goldglänzenden Wagen, verschleierten Weibern zu statten kam - eine sinnbethörende Lebensmannigfaltigkeit, welche mit den blauen Uniformen, Raupenhelmen, Tornister- und Gewehrreihen. mit Pulverdampf und Granatwölkchen gefällig und anregend contrastierte. Man sah um so deutlicher, mit welcher Bravour Lang in Krieg und Frieden zu Hause war und die schwierigsten Stoffe als echter Künstler bewältigte. Ebenso wohlthätig überraschten die Bilder vom Bosporus" (ADB Ll, 551). - Boetticher 1.2, 803, 13. Vgl. Thieme/Becker XX, 317. Rosenberg, Münchner Malerschule, S. 50. Pecht, Geschichte der Münchner Kunst, S. 411. ADB Ll, 547ff.

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        Beyrouth, Lebanon.

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Very good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original leaf, photographer's title, credit and number in negative. Dimensions: 230 by 290mm. (9 by 11.5 inches).

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        Architecture de la Renaissance: Le Chateau de Blois (Ext?rieur et Int?rieur)

      Paris: Librairie G?n?rale 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 S?raphin-M?d?ric 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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        Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving with Other Ballads and Poems

      Boston: Loring, Publisher Corner Bromfield and Washington Streets. Printers Rockwell & Churchill, 1875. First edition of the author's first book of verse. 125 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, spine titled in gilt. Some rubbing, foxing throughout, else fine. Presentation Copy Inscribed by the author on flyleaf, "Mrs. Maria Brown/ from the author/ Dec. 25, 1875"

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        Abhandlungen. Hrsg. R. Engelmann. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Leipzig, Engelmann, 1875-76.. (30 x 22,5 cm). XXXI, 345 S.; VIII, 404 S.; X, 504 S. Mit 2 Porträts, 10 lithographierten Tafeln und 1 Faksimile. Moderner Halblederband im Stil der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe der Zusammenstellung von Bessels Schriften, unterteilt in: Bewegung der Körper im Sonnensystem, sphärische Astronomie, Theorie der Instrumente, Stellarastronomie, Mathematik, Geodäsie, Physik und Verschiedenes. Eingeleitet werden die Bände durch eine kurze Selbstbiographie und abgeschlossen durch eine 399 Titel umfassende Bibliographie seiner Schriften. - Die ersten Blätter am unteren Rand leicht knittrig, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 2, 97

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        Historical Essays (3 volumes with fore-edge paintings)

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1875, 1879 and 1880. 3 volumes in full brown calf with gilt panelling and gilt decorative motifs on front and rear boards. The spines have beautiful gilt decoration with dark brown title labels a little rubbed. Marbled endpapers edged in gilt, all edges gilt and all 3 volumes have fore-edge paintings of Rome, Athens and Jerusalem. Free end paper removed in volume 1 and scratch on front board of volume 3. Otherwise a lovely, very good clean set. . Very Good. Full Calf. 1875. 8vo..

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        Autograph Letter, Signed. To Hon. E.[lihu] B.[enjamin] Washburne (1816-1887) introducing Prof A[rthur] L[atham] Perry (1830-1905) of Williams College, a Professor of History

      San Francisco, 1875. 2 pp. 8vo. Faded. Written by Garfield on his first visit to the Pacific coast, a trip intended to provide "a little rest from the wear and tear" of committee work. Garfield describes the introductee of this letter as his good firend, and comments on the importance of Professor Perry's work on Political Economy--Perry is considered to be the most widely read economist of his day. The addressee, Elihu B. Washburne, severed as Secretary of State under Ulysses S. Grant, and was the sole diplomat to remain in Paris during the Franco-Prussian War, during which time he provided important humanitarian and diplomatic support, efforts recognized by both French and German governments.

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        The marine invertebrates and fishes of St. Andrews.

      Taylor and Francis, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black; London 1875 - First edition, 4to, pp. vi, 186; a few illustrations in the text and 9 plates (6 printed in color); original blue cloth stamped in gilt on front cover and spine, some wear to extremities with spine ends and fore corners beginning to fray, linear scratches to covers, some spotting to the plates, and a few contemporary juvenile annotations in pencil. This copy inscribed and dated on front flyleaf, "To the Countess of Dalhousie, with the respectful esteem of the author. 1 July, 1887." Sponges, mollusks, starfish, and other examples of marine life found along the eastern coast of Scotland. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Masonic Chronicle and Official Bulletin of the Supreme Council 33. vols. 1#2-4, 6-12; 2#1-10, 12; 3#1, 4-6, 8-9; 4#1-12; 5#1-12; 6#1-12; 7#1, 3-12; 8#1-8, 10-12; 9#1, 3, 5-12; 10#1, 2, 6-12; 11#1-6, 8, 10-11; 12#3; 13#5; 14#7, 9, 10, 12; 19#11; 20#1

      NY: Masonic Publishing & Furnishing Co., 1875-1897 passim - volumes 1#2-4, 6-12; 2#1-10, 12; 3#1, 4-6, 8-9; 4#1-12; 5#1-12; 6#1-12; 7#1, 3-12; 8#1-8, 10-12; 9#1, 3, 5-12; 10#1, 2, 6-12; 11#1-6, 8, 10-11; 12#3; 13#5; 14#7, 9, 10, 12; 19#11; 20#1 [publication ceased from March 1878 to November 1881]), almost all paper wrappers chipped and flaked, a few badly and a few lacking, some early issues poor-fair, most good-; PRICE IS FOR THE LOT:. Photos available upon request.

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        JAHRBÜCHER FÜR PROTESTANTISCHE THEOLOGIE. Die ersten 5 Jahrgänge: 1875 - 1879. Komplett. Herausgegeben von den Mitgliedern der Theologischen Facultät [Fakultät] zu Jena.

      Leipzig : Johann Abrosius Barth, 1875-1879.. 5 Bände: 753 Seiten /736 Seiten /734 Seiten /768 Seiten /759 Seiten. 8° , Hardcover/Pappeinband. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichungen versehen. Einbände leicht berieben. Seiten stellenweise leicht fleckig oder eselsohrig. Bindungen bei allen Bänden fest. Guter Zustand! mbx

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        MEMOIRS OF GENERAL W T SHERMAN : Written By Himself ( Both Volumns 1&2 )

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1875 1st.Edition, 1st. Printing 1875 , Purple cloth hardcover with gilded lettering on the front boards and spine, volume one 405 page book - volume two 409 page book, with fold out map in back inside board pocket. Volume 1, Early Recollections of California 1846-1848 to Meridian Campaign 1864 . Volumn 2, Atlanta Campaign to Conclusion - Military Lassons of the War. The Military Map Showing the Marches of the United States Forces Under Sherman's Command . This being the best work on Sherman in a first hand account. A very scarce two volume set of books on one of the most toughest and military genius of that century. Condition : Very Good plus, with rubs & very light chipping at the head and foot of the spine and light corner ware ( see our image ) .. 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing. Hard Cover Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Unknowen. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

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        A collection of 31 tracts and pamphlets [including lectures] published between 1875 and 1880. Authors include Dr. John Watts and E.V Neale. The contents cover, for the most part practical and historical review of Co-operation and the ... (Truncated)

      Manchester; Co-Operative Printing Society, 1875, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: A collection of 31 tracts and pamphlets [including lectures] published between 1875 and 1880. Authors include Dr. John Watts and E.V Neale. The contents cover, for the most part practical and historical review of Co-operation and the Co-operative MovementUniformly bound in contemporary dark calf over matching buckram boards. Spine bands and board extremities rubbed and dulled. Remains quite a strong, tight copy overall. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 0 pages; Subjects: Communal living. Co-operative societies. Central Co-operative Board. General Federation of Trade Unions. Cooperative societies - Great Britain - Statistics. 1st editions mostly with a couple of off-prints.

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        Craspedophora Mantoui, Oustalet (Mantou's Firebird)

      London 1875 - John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor, from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became and expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was about to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. While is Papua New Guinea, he decided to embark on a final folio as a complement to his unprecedented Birds of Asia. The Birds of New Guinea was Gould's last full-scale work, left incomplete on his death in 1881. Gould completed twelve of the twenty-five parts, and the task of finishing the project fell to Richard Bowdler Sharpe, a superbly qualified successor, who had been Gould's colleague, assistant and friend. One of Gould's most exotic works, the five magnificent volumes of the Birds of New Guinea contain an extensive series of beautiful images of birds of paradise, bower birds, parrots, parakeets, cockatoos, kingfishers and hawk-owls. All of the 320 images are extraordinary for their color and artistry, interesting backdrops and animated compositions. Gould and Sharpe created some of their most engaging and active scenes of bird life in the Birds of New Guinea, and the great popular reception of the work was such that it was one of their only productions that led to a sequel, Sharp's Birds of Paradise (1891-98). Missing from that later production, however, was the almost overwhelming variety of species of the Birds of New Guinea, which, like the Birds of Asia, was the most comprehensive chronicle of the island's ornithology ever issued. This folio size, hand-colored lithograph, Craspedophora Mantoui, Oustalet, measures 22" x 15" and is in mint condition. This lithograph shows the bird commonly known as Mantou's Riflebird or Brujin's Riflebird, perched on a branch. This bird is expertly detailed and colored, with multiple shades of indigo, violet, pink, turquoise and yellow. The detailing of the feathers is precise, from the small marks on the head and body to the elaborate yet well defined tail. This bird rests on a branch among leaves and berries, placing it within its natural New Guinea environment.

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        Jerusalem. Wailing Wall, with two jews looking away from the wall.

      ca. 1875. original photograph, albumen print, 22,2 x 27,9 cm on mount. KEYWORDS:palestine/jerusalem.

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        Views in Maharashtra, India.

      c. 1875 - Set of 10 albumen prints. Fair tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original mount. Dimensions: all appr. 200 by 250mm. (8 by 10 inches).

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        The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      John Murray, London 1875 - xxi, [1], 458pp, original cloth, title, author and publisher in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame to covers, chocolate coloured endpapers. Small tears and nicks to spine ends, corners bumped, lightly rubbed to extremities. Internally slightly cracked between pages 218 and 219 and pages 240 / 241, otherwise fairly bright and clean. Bound by Bone and Son, with their ticket to rear pastedown. The Sixth edition (Fifteenth thousand). Freeman 398 Size: 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Early Kings of Norway: also an Essay on the Portraits of John Knox

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1875. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Original cloth, somewhat worn and rubbed but sound. In quarter brown morocco slipcase with chemise. Inscribed Presentation Copy Inscribed on the verso of the flyleaf (in secretarial hand), and signed by Carlyle in his own: "T. J.E. Boehm Esq., with my kindest thanks and regards / T. Carlyle / Chelsea, 4 May 1875."

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        Chaetorhynchus Papuensis (Arfak Drongo)

      London 1875 - John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor, from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became and expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. While in Papua New Guinea, he decided to embark on a final folio as a complement to his unprecedented “Birds of Asia”. “The Birds of New Guinea” was Gould's last full-scale work, left incomplete on his death in 1881. Gould completed twelve of the twenty-five parts, and the task of finishing the project fell to Richard Bowdler Sharpe, a superbly qualified successor, who had been Gould's colleague, assistant and friend. One of Gould's most exotic works, the five magnificent volumes of the Birds of New Guinea contain an extensive series of beautiful images of birds of paradise, bower birds, parrots, parakeets, cockatoos, kingfishers and hawk-owls. All of the 320 images are extraordinary for their color and artistry, interesting backdrops and animated compositions. Gould and Sharpe created some of their most engaging and active scenes of bird life in the “The Birds of New Guinea” , and the great popular reception of the work was such that it was one of their only productions that led to a sequel, Sharp's “Birds of Paradise” (1891-98). Missing from that later production, however, was the almost overwhelming variety of species of the “The Birds of New Guinea”, which, like the “Birds of Asia”, was the most comprehensive chronicle of the island's ornithology ever issued. This folio size, hand-colored lithograph, Chaetorhynchus Papuensis, measures 21.5" x 14.75" and is in mint condition. Commonly called Arfak Drongos, these birds are expertly hand-colored in rich shades of blue-gray, with white accenting on their wings. Dynamically illustrated, one bird is shown resting while the other is mid-flight, allowing for the fine detailing of the wings to be fully appreciated. The precise lines define the feathers and plumage of these Arfak Drongos and give them dimension. They are positioned high among the trees with well detailed foliage around them and birds flying in the distance.

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        Il Passaggio di Venere sul sole dell'8-9 dicembre 1874 osservato a Muddapur nel Bengala. Relazione di P. Tacchini. Pubblicata a spese del Ministero della Pubblica Istruzione.

      1875 - Palermo, Stab. Tip. Lao, 1875. In 4to (cm. 30); tela originale con cornice a secco e titolo in oro al piatto anteriore; pp. (8), 119, (1). Cerniere interne allentate, ma bella copia. Con 13 belle tavole in litografia: Bungalow abitato dagli astronomi a Muddapur (a colori); Pianta della stazione astronomica a Muddapur; Strumenti e disegno degli osservatori portatili (tavola ripiegata); Veduta generale della stazione astronomica italiana . ( a colori); Osservazione spettroscopica del passaggio di Venere al cannocchiale Steinteil ( a colori); Figure relative ai contatti; Osservazione spettroscopica del passaggio di Venere al refrattore di Stark; Bordi solari disegnati a Muddapur (ripiegata); Disegni del Pianeta Giove (a colori); Spettro solare e protuberanze ( a colori); Nuovo osservatorio spettroscopico di Calcutta. Dall'indice: Scopo della spedizione; Preparativi. Metodi di osservazione; nota del P. Secchi. Metodi di osservazione (Prof. Lorenzoni). considerazioni spettroscopiche (P. Tacchini). Lavori eseguiti nel giorno del passaggio di Venere, e rapporti degli osservatori su tutte le osservazioni fatte a Muddapur. Rapporto del Prof. Dorna; Rapporto del Dr. A. Abetti; Rapporto Lafont; Rapporto Carlo Morso di Favarella. Osservazioni del P. Tacchini. Osservazioni di pianeti. Determinazione telegrafica della differenza di longitudine fra la stazione di Madras. Confronto fra i contatti osservati, considerazioni e conclusioni di P. Tacchini. Combinazione spettroscopica del Secchi. Di alcune temperature del mare e dell'aria osservate nel viaggio da Venezia a Muddapur. Arrivo a Calcutta e partenza. Pietro Tacchini (1838-1905). E' merito grandissimo dell'astronomo modenese l'aver compreso insieme al famosissimo reggiano Angelo Secchi, che tra le ricerche più importanti per il progresso dell'astrofisica sono quelle di fisica solare. dopo aver fondato col Secchi la società spettroscopica italiana, insieme allo stesso celebre astronomo gesuita, cominciò a pubblicare le "Memorie degli spettroscopisti italiani" . morto il Secchi nel 1878, meritò di succedere all'insigne maestro nella direzione dell'osservatorio del Collegio Romano e del Museo Copernichiano. Tenne con alta dignità anche gli Osservatori di Padova, Modena, Catania. Le opere del T., note non solo in Italia, contengono tutto un tesoro di cognizioni, di intuizioni originali e dimostrano come l'astronomo abbia solidamente arricchito la scienza. A. Barbieri. Modenesi da ricordare, p. 58. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      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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        La Souanetie. Libre episode d'un voyage a la chaine centrale du Caucase.

      Paris, Morel, 1875.. Folio, circa 36,5 x 28 cm. 4 ff., 173 pp., 1 f., with some woodcuts in the text, 7 tinted lithographs, 1 large folding map Original printed softcover. Perret 414: "Recit du voyage au Caucase. Rare album". Rare first and only edition of this account of a travel to a part of Georgia where the author stayed for about two years until 1873. He gives a history of the region together with a short survey of books published about it, describes the country, its inhabitants and their customs as well as art, architecture, religion etc. The illustrations show buildings, art, Caucasians in their typical costumes, the nice tinted plates show landscapes and towns of the region. At the end there is a large chromolithographed folding map. - Only little foxing to the fore-edge and wrapper, text clean, plates (on different, stronger paper) with some foxing, otherwise mostly fresh and nice. Just a little rubbed. Altogether a nice copy, uncut and in the original wrapper.

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        Diamond Cut Diamond A Story of Tuscan Life and Other Stories

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1875. First English edition (precede by the one volume American by 2 months). [viii], 328; [viii], 336 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth stamped in black, spine titled in gilt. Owner signatures of Louisa M. Freeman on title pages. Spine ends bumped, 1941 gift inscription on flyleaves. Very good, internally fresh copy. First English edition (precede by the one volume American by 2 months). [viii], 328; [viii], 336 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Uncommon.

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        Sammlung von eigenh. (Musik-)Manuskripten mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. 17 SS. Folio und (Qu.-)8vo.. "Ruhig steht der Mond am Himmel" (Musikmanuskript mit eh. Namenszug); "Erzähl die G'schicht nur weiter"; "Weil d'ganze Welt schon Narrisch ist"; "Menschen san ma alle"; "Kane Männer wärn"; "Jetzt trink ma no an Liter Wein"; "Die unverfälschte Weanasprach!". - Lorens wurde seit dem Abdruck seines Lieds "D'Mutterliab" (1875) im Wiener "Extrablatt" als Volkssänger bekannt. Er schrieb rund 2000 volkstümliche Lieder und Melodien, von denen einige außerordentlich populär wurden (u. a. "Allweil lustig, fesch und munter" und "Trink ma no a Flascherl!"). Neben Johann Sioly und Alexander Krakauer gehörte Lorens zu den bedeutendsten Wiener Volkssängern. - Teils knittrig, rissig und braunfleckig.

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        Il Passaggio di Venere sul sole dell'8 - 9 dicembre 1874 osservato a Muddapur nel Bengala. Relazione di P. Tacchini. Pubblicata a spese del Ministero della Pubblica Istruzione.

      Palermo, Stab. Tip. Lao, 1875. In 4to (cm. 30); tela originale con cornice a secco e titolo in oro al piatto anteriore; pp. (8), 119, (1). Cerniere interne allentate, ma bella copia. Con 13 belle tavole in litografia: Bungalow abitato dagli astronomi a Muddapur (a colori); Pianta della stazione astronomica a Muddapur; Strumenti e disegno degli osservatori portatili (tavola ripiegata); Veduta generale della stazione astronomica italiana ... ( a colori); Osservazione spettroscopica del passaggio di Venere al cannocchiale Steinteil ( a colori); Figure relative ai contatti; Osservazione spettroscopica del passaggio di Venere al refrattore di Stark; Bordi solari disegnati a Muddapur (ripiegata); Disegni del Pianeta Giove (a colori); Spettro solare e protuberanze ( a colori); Nuovo osservatorio spettroscopico di Calcutta. Dall?indice: Scopo della spedizione; Preparativi... Metodi di osservazione; nota del P. Secchi. Metodi di osservazione (Prof. Lorenzoni)... considerazioni spettroscopiche (P. Tacchini)... Lavori eseguiti nel giorno del passaggio di Venere, e rapporti degli osservatori su tutte le osservazioni fatte a Muddapur... Rapporto del Prof. Dorna; Rapporto del Dr. A. Abetti; Rapporto Lafont; Rapporto Carlo Morso di Favarella. Osservazioni del P. Tacchini. Osservazioni di pianeti. Determinazione telegrafica della differenza di longitudine fra la stazione di Madras. Confronto fra i contatti osservati, considerazioni e conclusioni di P. Tacchini. Combinazione spettroscopica del Secchi. Di alcune temperature del mare e dell?aria osservate nel viaggio da Venezia a Muddapur. Arrivo a Calcutta e partenza. Pietro Tacchini (1838 - 1905). E? merito grandissimo dell?astronomo modenese l?aver compreso insieme al famosissimo reggiano Angelo Secchi, che tra le ricerche più importanti per il progresso dell?astrofisica sono quelle di fisica solare... dopo aver fondato col Secchi la società spettroscopica italiana, insieme allo stesso celebre astronomo gesuita, cominciò a pubblicare le ?Memorie degli spettroscopisti italiani? ... morto il Secchi nel 1878, meritò di succedere all?insigne maestro nella direzione dell?osservatorio del Collegio Romano e del Museo Copernichiano. Tenne con alta dignità anche gli Osservatori di Padova, Modena, Catania... Le opere del T., note non solo in Italia, contengono tutto un tesoro di cognizioni, di intuizioni originali e dimostrano come l?astronomo abbia solidamente arricchito la scienza... A. Barbieri. Modenesi da ricordare, p. 58. Axs

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        Bindrabund, Group of modern temples, built by Seth Luchnee Chund].

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Good tonal range, in fair condition, pasted on original card, photographer's number and credit in negative. Dimensions: 190 by 310mm. (7 by 12.5 inches). Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) took up photography at the age of twenty-four in 1858. The son of a Staffordshire landowner he worked in Nottingham as a bank teller. In 1862 Bourne made a trip to India and went into a partnership with Charles Shepherd who already had a photographic studio in Simla. Bourne spent ten years in India (1862-72) carrying his camera to almost every province. As well as taking some striking portraits of Maharajah's and topographical views, Bourne made three trips to the Himalayas, these expeditions alone assuring him a place in photographic history.

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        Printed invitation with autograph address signed.

      Bayreuth, 1. XI. 1875. - Large 4to. 2 pp. on bifolium. Addenda. An invitation for the first Bayreuth Festival ever (held in 1876), mistakenly addressed "Herrn Carl Schlosser, in München. | Lieber Herr Schlosser!", but intended for the German tenor Max Schlosser who was to sing the part of Mime.

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        Das Hochgebirge der Schweiz. Prachtwerk mit 64 der interessantesten Ansichten aus dem Alpen-, Felsen und Gletschergebiete.

      Krüsi u. Williams & Norgate u. Ernest Leroux u. Bernard Westermann,, Basel u. London u. Paris u. New-York, 1875 - 2. Auflage. Basel u. London u. Paris u. New-York, Krüsi u. Williams & Norgate u. Ernest Leroux u. Bernard Westermann, (1875). 4°. (1) Bl., (8) S., 376 (recte 374) Sp., (1) Bl. Mit 1 Stahlstich-Titel u. 64 Stahlstich-Tafeln von C. Huber. Blind- u. goldgepr. Orig.-Leinenbd. (stärker berieben u. bestossen). Lonchamp 2232. - ADB 467. - Vgl. HBLS V, 360 (für Osenbrüggen). - 2. Auflage des erstmals 1868 erschienenen u. mehrmals wiederaufgelegten Ansichtenwerk-Klassikers. Den Text verfasste Eduard Osenbrüggen (1809-1879), Professor für Handels- und Wechselrecht und Kriminalistik an der Universität Zürich u. kulturhist. Schriftsteller. "Anlass und Gegenstand boten dieselben Ferienwanderungen durch die Schweiz, welche O. auch zum Rechtshistoriker gemacht hatten. Seine anmuthigen, mit Geist und Humor hingeworfenen, dabei auf seiner Beobachtung auch der versteckteren Züge beruhenden Bilder des schweizerischen Natur- und Culturlebens erwarben sich einen grossen Leserkreis und trugen nicht wenig zu einer besseren Erkenntniss und richtigeren Beurtheilung der schweizerischen Zustände und Eigenthümlichkeiten bei (.)" (ADB). - Fehlpaginierung: Spalten 241 u. 242 übersprungen. Mehrere Bogen lose. Gebräunt u. stellenweise stärker stockfleckig. (stärker berieben u. bestossen). Blind- u. goldgepr. Orig.-Leinenbd.

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        DETMOLD/ Westfalen: Gesamtansicht, um 1875, Lithographie, dekorativ koloriert, 17x25 cm

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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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