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        Le drageoir aux épices

      First Edition, undercover relisting, printed in 300 copies bearing justified as always a fictional reference to the second edition. Binding to bradel half morocco bordeaux, smooth back, when golden tail, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, cover and spine preserved, gilded head, binding signed Bellevallée. Friendly autograph signed by the author Leon Cladel. Lib. Générale & Dépôt central des éditeurs Paris 1875 11x17cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Actes et paroles - Avant l'exil 1841-1851

      Original edition.Bound in half red shagreen, back with five nerves decorated with gilded finials, date and place tail, paper plates to the tank, and contreplats combed guards lined paper, covers preserved.Signed autograph of the author on the half-title page.Some spotsArmorial bookplate and crowned Ad. Lefrancq engraved on a slip attached to the top of the structure.  Michel Lévy frères Paris 1875 19x25cm relié

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        Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingt Jours. (Les Voyages Extraordinaires Couronnés Par L'Académie) [Around the World in Eighty Days]

      Paris: J Hetzel. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Some loss at spine head. Spine lightly sunned. Covers rubbed with some marking. Cracks in inner hinges in several places. Inscribed. Some age darkening to page edges. Sporadic light foxing sometimes impinging. Ink inscription on fep reads: 'Ernest Horace Davis, St Etienne, 1875' Tightly bound. [1873]. First single volume French edition. Quarter-leather cover. 270mm x 190mm (11" x 7"). iv, 217pp. + two-page map. Numerous b/w illustrations + map. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works: A History of British Birds (2 vols); Fables of Aesop; A General History of Quadrapeds; A Memoir of Thomas Bewick

      Bernard Quaritch. Hardcover. B007HR6LNY 1875-1877 Bernard Quaritch. The complete 5 volume set of the Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's works. Printed in a Limited Edition of 750 copies signed and hand-numbered by Bernard Quaritch, this being copy #287. Size: 8vo. Illustrated with woodcuts by Bewick. Each volume is bound in the original half brown leather boards, with cloth brown covers. The set is in attractive exterior condition, with minor interior flaws including stamps on the endpapers from the previous owner and small bookplates affixed to the marbled front paste down endpapers by an additional owner (a noted printer). The front hinge of Volume I is starting. The rear cover of Volume IV is slightly scuffed and soiled. The texts are unmarked and the bindings are sturdy. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy and/or oversized nature of this book, International Shipping will incur an additional charge. . Very Good. 1885-01-01. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Kristian Strom, Bookseller]
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        Documents Relatifs a L'Histoire du Vallais, Tomes I-VIII (300 -1457) Complet.

      Georges Bridel, Lausanne 1875-1898 - 8 forts in-8o brochés aux couvertures renforcées au scotch dans le dos sauf une dont le plat supérieur est détaché et dont le coin supérieur manque.Exemplaire avec sceau de bibliothèque et étiquette au dos .Intérieurs propres. Cet ouvrage ne se trouve que rarement complet. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Bouquinerie]
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        Four U.S. Infantry Photographs

      [Circa 1875]. Four black and white photographs, each measuring 6.75" x 4.5", mounted on stiff cardboard, measuring 6.5" x 5.5", with three holes in the left margins indicating they might once have been contained in a photo album. Two of the photos are somewhat faded at the edges, the mounts toned and with scattered spots, overall very good. The photos depict several groups of soldiers at their camp. Two photos show formal images of men posing before the camera and in full uniform. One has 34 men outside by tents standing and seated, several with pipes in hand and two mugging for the camera by posing like boxers, while the other photo is of a smaller group of six men with their rifles leaning together at the center. The other photos capture a group of soldiers holding a blanket and tossing another soldier in the air while others watch. The final images is of eight smiling men in various states of undress, in long underwear and one shirtless, lounging in a tent in a very relaxed and friendly manner with a black soldier at the center leaning next to a white soldier with casual ease.Our research suggests these photographs are of enlisted men from the 1st Regiment, U.S. Infantry taken in 1875 or shortly after, based on what appears to be uniformly worn five-button Sack Coats (first issued in 1874) and post-Civil War style forage caps (1872) and infantry insignia (1875). Despite a number of names written on a sign (seen in two of the photos), we have not been able to identify the particular company or any individual soldiers. We suspect a more careful examination of military records might yield more positive results. Still an interesting collection of original 19th Century photos including an endearing image of racial tolerance and companionship.1 .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Reistochten naar de Geelvinkbaai op Nieuw-Guinea.

      Quarto, 20 lithographic plates (16 in sepia and four in colour) and a folding map; a fine copy in original boards. Early ethnology of West Papua. Original edition: very scarce. When Rosenberg (1817-1888) arrived in Indonesia he was appointed assistant to Franz Junghuhn at Padang. He travelled widely through several parts of the East Indies between 1840 and 1870, exploring areas in Sumatra, the Moluccas, and certain regions of Teluk Cendrawasih (Geelvink Bay) of West Irian. In this finely-illustrated book Rosenberg extensively records his exploration in New Guinea, discussing the natural environment of each region he visits, and including many references to the people and their customs. This is considered one of Rosenberg's best publications, and is illustrated with fine lithographs including four handcoloured prints of newly-discovered birds. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingt Jours. (Les Voyages Extraordinaires Couronnés Par L'Académie) [Around the World in Eighty Days]

      Paris: J Hetzel. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Some loss at spine head. Spine lightly sunned. Covers rubbed with some marking. Cracks in inner hinges in several places. Inscribed. Some age darkening to page edges. Sporadic light foxing sometimes impinging. Ink inscription on fep reads: 'Ernest Horace Davis, St Etienne, 1875' Tightly bound. [1873]. First single volume French edition. Quarter-leather cover. 270mm x 190mm (11" x 7"). iv, 217pp. + two-page map. Numerous b/w illustrations + map. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Socialistic, communistic, mutualistic, and financial fragments

      271p., original green cloth with minor shelf wear along the spine, closed tear on pages 257-261, period (1884) previous owner's name on front blank end paper, first edition. Greene, a pioneer American individualist anarchist, was also an important influence on Benjamin Tucker [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tales of the Argonauts and Other Sketches [signed Presentation copy]

      Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1875 Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1875. First Edition, First Printing. 4], 283 pp. 7x4¼, original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Light wear to spine ends and corners, rear hinge barely starting, occasional light foxing, else very good or better. Presentation copy inscribed by Harte to his niece on the front flyleaf, "To Nina Crandall(?), from her uncle, Bret Harte, New York, November 16, 1875." The title was listed in Publisher's Weekly on Oct. 23, 1875. First printing according to BAL, with sheets bulking 13/16". See scan (book is greener than scan lighting presents). L1314

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        SIGNED CABINET CARD PHOTOGRAPH

      Warren n.d., Boston - A fine 4-1/4" x 6-1/2" cabinet card photograph of a seated elderly Longfellow SIGNED on the verso "Henry W. Longfellow" and dated 1875 by the poet. Clear dark image and signature. About Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Reistochten naar de Geelvinkbaai op Nieuw-Guinea

      The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1875. Quarto, 20 lithographic plates (16 in sepia and four in colour) and a folding map; a fine copy in original boards. Early ethnology of West Papua. Original edition: very scarce. When Rosenberg (1817-1888) arrived in Indonesia he was appointed assistant to Franz Junghuhn at Padang. He travelled widely through several parts of the East Indies between 1840 and 1870, exploring areas in Sumatra, the Moluccas, and certain regions of Teluk Cendrawasih (Geelvink Bay) of West Irian. In this finely-illustrated book Rosenberg extensively records his exploration in New Guinea, discussing the natural environment of each region he visits, and including many references to the people and their customs. This is considered one of Rosenberg's best publications, and is illustrated with fine lithographs including four handcoloured prints of newly-discovered birds.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay

      London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1875 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound copy of this collection of Lord Macaulay's works. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October 1800 28 December 1859) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841 and Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. Condition: In a decorative full calf binding. Externally, smart with some shelfwear only. Some marks to the front board. Internally, firmly bound. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages but otherwise generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Biographies by Lord Macaulay

      Edinburgh - Adam and Charles Black, 1875 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The biographies of the historian, essayist, and poet Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay (18001859). Written in the last year of his life, this work contains five biographical essays, on Atterbury, Bunyan, Goldsmith, Johnson, and William Pitt, originally writtenfor the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and wasedited by his friend and former constituent Adam Black. (ODNB)With ink inscription to front blank, dated 1877. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some minor wear to extremities. Boards are slightly faded with some marks. Front hinge is cracked. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with just the odd handling mark or spot. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The History of English Poetry from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century

      London - Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1875 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of Warton's study of poetry, in a fine binding. 'A full reprint - text and notes - of Edition, London 1778 and 1781'. With a bookbinder's label for Baker and Son, Clifton, to the verso of the front free endpaper. Thomas Warton (9 January 1728 21 May 1790) was an English literary historian, critic, and poet. From 1785 to 1790 he was the Poet Laureate of England. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Joints starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just some light foxing to the first and last few pages as usual. Ink signature of M. Andrews to the first blank, dated 1921. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Plays of Shakespeare: Selected and Prepared For Use In Schools, Clubs, Classes, and Families with Introduction and Notes Volume Two Only (Hudson's School Shakespeare, Second Series)

      Ginn Brothers. Hardcover. Scarce! 1875. Volume II. Ginn Brothers., 678 pages. 1 lb 12 oz. (Green Hardcover with gold lettering spine-no dust jacket) Good Condition. edge/cover wear, light foxing inside covers, Text is Clean and Unmarked! Binding is Tight! Next day Shipping with tracking! Plays of Shakespeare: Selected and Prepared For Use In Schools, Clubs, Classes, and Families with Introduction and Notes Volume Two Only (Hudson's School Shakespeare, Second Series) by The Rev. Henry N. Hudson, Literature, Plays, Biblio . Good. 1875. 1975 Edition.

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        Manuscrits autographes - Correspondance illustrée.

      8 lettres autographes signées à son ami Charles O’Brien vers 1868-1875. - MERSON Luc-Olivier. 8 lettres autographes signées à son ami Charles O’Brien. 1 - [Paris] 8 ff. (205x135mm) recto et verso, soit 16 pages. (trace de trombone). Merson conseille à O’Brien de « dessiner en grand », de « faire des croquis d’après Raphaël. Bravo ! », d’utiliser les livraisons des ouvrages de Charles Blanc, abordables, et préférables aux « Flaxman qui sont très bons ( ) ». 2 - [Paris] [juin 1869], adressée à Charles O’Brien à La Roche près et par Pont d’Ain. 3ff. (205x135mm) dont 2 recto et verso, soit 5 pages. (trace de trombone, un petit manque, une petite déchirure marginale). « Les élections et les troubles qui en sont résulté absorbent tout l’intérêt du moment ( ). Si je te racontais les mille charges qui se commettent aux loges ( ). L’on bûche beaucoup ( ) mais vers 4 heures on se relache, et alors ce sont dans le couloir les cascades les plus insensées qu’il se puisse imaginer, les dessins les plus excentriques que l’on exécute sur les murailles. Inutile de te dire que la fille n’en permettrait pas la vue à sa mère. » 3 - Portnichet [été avant son départ pour Rome]. 7ff. (205 x 135mm) dont 6 recto et verso, soit 13 pages (traces de trombone). « Guérande ( ). Eglise du 19ème siècle avec des boiseries du 16ème de toute beauté. J’y ai découvert deux tableaux très beaux d’un peintre français du pays complètement inconnu, et probablement natif de Guérande ». 4 - La Cruaudais [août 1869]. 5ff. (205x135mm) dont 4 recto et verso, soit 5 pages. (affranchie, 2 petits manques marginaux touchant un peu au texte). Lettre amicale rédigée par Merson, au chevet de sa petite sœur fiévreuse, dans l’attente de la remise des prix de l’Académie. 5 - Rome avril [18]70, Villa Médicis. 4 ff. (205x135mm) dont 3 recto et verso, soit 7 pages. (quelques légères rousseurs, une petite déchirure marginale, trace de trombone). Description du carnaval de Rome : « L’usage veut que le jour de mardis gras, l’Académie soit noblement représentée dans le cortège ( ). ( ) un char a été construit dans lequel messieurs les pensionnaires étaient appelés à étaler leurs grâces. C’est aux nouveaux arrivés que revient l’honneur et la corvée de cette construction. ( ) Cela représentait Le triomphe de Neptune ( ) ». 6 - Rome, Académie de France, samedi soir. 4 ff. (205 x 135 mm.) recto et verso, soit 8 pages (trace de trombone, une infime déchirure marginale). Premier envoi au Salon : « ( ) un véritable rebus. ( ) Edmond, roi d’Angleterre ( ) a été pris par les danois, attaché à un arbre, tué à coups de flèches, après quoi on trancha la tête à son cadavre et on la jeta dans un taillis ( )». Tableau qui se trouve aujourd’hui au Musée des beaux-arts de Troyes. 7 - Rome, Villa Médicis 5 janvier 1871. 4 ff. (205 x 135mm.) recto et verso, soit 8 pages (traces de trombone, une petite tache). ( )« une lettre venue ici par ballon ( ). Au milieu des malheurs qui accablent tout le monde en France je me trouve relativement tranquille d’avoir les miens près de moi, mais ils sont arrivés tellement attristés par le traversée de la France de Nantes à Marseille, par la vue du bouleversement du pays, ils m’ont apporté de si mauvaises nouvelles( ). ». 8 - [Paris] 117 boulevard Saint Michel, sans date [vers 1875]. 5 ff. (205 x 135 mm.) dont 4 recto et verso, soit 9 pages. (Quelques légères rousseurs). Annonce à son ami qu’il va se marier [avec Elisabeth Contour] ; dans sa famille on ne peut « sentir les commerçants »,alors que dans celle de sa fiancée ils « ont les artistes en horreur ( ) ». Plus d'informations sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Rometti Vincent]
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        Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier des Grieux. Precedee d'une preface par Alexandre Dumas Fils.

      Paris, Glady, 1875.. XLIX, 372 S., 2 Bll. Mit radiertem Porträt von Dumas von J. Jacquemart nach Lienard, 11 Orig.-Radierungen von L. Flameng, zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Vignetten und -Initialen sowie Holzschnitt-Frontispiz von E. Reiber. Zusätzlich eingebunden 6 Orig.-Radierungen von Hedouin (aus einer anderen Ausgabe, Paris, 1874). Roter Maroquinband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt (sign.: Chambolle - Duru).. Eins von wenigen Exemplaren, hier die Nr. 10, auf Papier Turkey-Mill (tirage a petit nombre sur papier Turkey-Mill). - Der Orig.-Pergamentumschlag eingebunden (etwas fleckig). - Leichte Bereibungen am Vordergelenk. Kleine Druckstellen auf Vorderdeckel. Die ersten und letzten weißen Blätter etwas fleckig (durch Abklatsch des Umschlags). - Schönes Exemplar in prächtigem Einband.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        Report Upon the Reconnaissance of Northwestern Wyoming Including Yellowstone National Park Made in the Summer of 1873

      Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1875. First printing. Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, brown cloth, gilt. 331pp. with index. Illustrated. Fifty-five black and white text illustrations, some folded. Fifty folding lithographic maps and one colored map. Very good with moderate wear. One of the rarest of the early Yellowstone exploration reports. This copy is complete with all maps and illustrations. Map #1. Some separation at lower folds and at left without loss. Map #2. Fine. Map #3. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #4. Fine. Map #5. Fine. Map #6. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #7. Fine. Map #8. Separation at folds and minor loss in the gutter of the fold. Map #9. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #10. Fine. Map #11. Fine. Map #12. Fine. Map #13. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #14. Fine. Map #15. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #16. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #17. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #18. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #19. Fine. Map #20. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #21. Fine. Map #22. Fine. Map #23. Fine. Map #24. Some separation at folds without loss. Map #25. Fine. Map #26. Fine. Map #27. Fine. Map #28. Fine. Map #29. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #30. Fine. Map #31. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #32. Fine. Map #33. Fine. Map #34. Fine. Map #35. Fine. Map #36. Fine. Map #37. Fine. Map #38. Fine. Map #39. Fine. Map #40. Fine. Map #41. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #42. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #43. Fine. Map #44. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #45. Separation at folds and minor loss in the gutter of the fold at right. Map #46. Minor separation at folds without loss. Map #47. Separation at folds without loss. Map #48. Fine. Map #49. Minor separation at folds without loss. Fifty-five text figures of which four are folding and two charts; All text figures are fine Figure #4 Folding; Fine. Folding Barometric Chart; Fine. Large Stratigraphic Table. Separation at folds without loss. Figure #16 Folding; Fine. Figure #19 Folding; Fine. Figure #27 Folding; Fine. Black and white Map of the Region Explored; Large folding map at rear. Separation at the folds with some loss at axis of top fold, otherwise very good. Geological Map; Large colored folding map at rear. Very bright. Very good.

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        The Plays of William Shakespeare

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited,, [c. 1875]. 3 volumes, quarto (300 ×228 mm). Contemporary black half morocco, grey cloth sides, decorative gilt spines, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Wood-engraved illustrations throughout and many steel engraved plates. Foxing in margin of title and frontispiece of volume 2. A handsome set of this impressive Victorian edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Charmosyna Pulchella [Parakeet].

      Walter -88 1875 - Lithograph with fine later hand-colour. Dimensions: 560 by 385mm. (22 by 15.25 inches). From the "Birds of New Guinea".

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Donacicola Huntsteini (Huntstein's Weaver Finch)

      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, Donacicola Huntsteini, measures 21.5" x 14.75" and is in mint condition. These birds, commonly called Huntstein's Weaver Finches, are expertly hand-colored with exceptional detailed given to the plumage and patterns of their heads and feathers. This dynamic lithograph shows two of the birds resting, as the third begins to spread its wings.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Nasiterna Beccarii [Parakeet].

      Walter -88 1875 - Lithograph with fine later hand-colour. Dimensions: 560 by 385mm. (22 by 15.25 inches). For the "Birds of New Guinea".

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Illustrated Atlas Map of St Charles Co Missouri Carefully Compiled from Personal Examinations & Surveys

      W. R. Brink & Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1875. Hardcover. . ; ; ; 14x17 oversized; pages; Pages are discolored from age. The binding iwhich has been repaired professionally is tight. . Covers are nice with leather spine and corners and embossed pattern on front cover. Title is gold and still bright. .

      [Bookseller: Hammonds Books]
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        Geschichte der Stadt Rom im Mittelalter. Vom V. bis zum XVI. Jahrhundert.

      Stuttgart, Cotta, 1875-81.. 3. verbesserte Auflage. 8 Bände. Rote Halblederbände der Zeit mit 5 Bünden, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und -vergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt.; 3. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. - Sehr gutes Exemplar in dekorativen Einbänden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        Panorama de Constantinople pris de la Tour de Galata

      Istanbul: Pascal Sébah,, c.1875. Landscape folio (313 × 372 mm). Original brown leather-backed morocco-grained cloth, title gilt to the front board within an elaborate gilt panel, the lower with central oval cartouche containing a crescent and star in gilt within a panel in blind. Housed in plum quarter morocco book-style drop-back box, matching linen, title gilt to spine, raised bans gilt, lozenges gilt to compartments. 10 albumen prints mounted on card panels and joined with linen tape, leporello-style to form a panorama (card panels 305 × 321 mm; photographic prints 268 × 320 mm), length of panorama when extended 3290 mm. Somewhat rubbed and soiled, gilt slightly oxidised, spine a little dry, first linen joint perished and the panorama separated from the first panel which is mounted inside the front board, other joints thinned and a touch weak, but holding, some slight discolouration and finger soiling to the margins of the mounting cards, some pale browning in the sky of the panorama, but overall the print is clean, crisp and with excellent dark brown tone, an exceptionally well-preserved example of this important and much-reprinted visual document of the city. Superb panoramic view of the city taken from the Galata Tower looking over the Bosphorus towards the Asian side, across the Golden Horn can be seen the Topkapi Palace, and the great mosques of the city, Haghia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Yeni Mosque, and the Süleymaniye. In 1857 Pascal Sébah opened one of the first photographic studios in Constantinople, having met with great success, in 1873 he expanded the business setting up a further establishment in Cairo, near to the renowned Shepheard's Hotel. In 1883 Pascal suffered a stroke and the business was taken over by his son Jean, who styled himself J. Pascal Sébah so as not to break the continuity of the business, but was to become a talented photographer in his own right. In 1888 Jean went into partnership with a French photographer resident in Istanbul, Polycarpe Joaillier, the firm of Sébah & Joaillier in time becoming official photographers to the Sultan. In various forms this business continued down to the middle of the twentieth century when, in 1952, its last incarnation Foto Sabah finally closed its doors.

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        Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Bildung, Befruchtung und Theilung des thierischen Eies (1: pp.374-434; 3: pp.1-78; 4: pp.158-175; pp.177-210; 12 Taf. mit 228 Abb.). (all publ.)

      . Morph. Jb., 1/3, 3/1; 4/1+2. - Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1875/1878, 8°, pp.347-528, 148 pp.; 176 pp., pp.177-328, Holzschnittte, 32 lith. Taf., 3 OBrosch. + 1 orig. Verlags Interimsbroschur; unbeschnitten und ungeöffnetes Exemplar.. First Edition! - - This report established the fact that fertilization consists of the union of the nuclei of a male and a female sex cell, and that only one spermatozoon is required to fertilize an egg. This latter finding had important implications for the study of heredity. Hertwig's paper marks an important conceptual advance, uniting the process of fertilization and the transfer of hereditary material with the nuclear theory of sexual reproduction. - - Wilhelm August Oskar Hertwig's (1849-1922) "prize essay (Jena, 1871) and doctoral thesis (Bonn, 1872) were devoted to traditional developmental studies, but after reading Leopold Auerbach's &quote;Organologische Studien&quote; (Breslau, 1874) he became deeply interested in the nature of the fertilization process. The views most widely held at that time were either that the spermatozoa make contact with the egg, thus stimulating its development by the transmission of subtle mechanical vibration akin to the supposed action of a ferment (the contact theory advocated by G.W. Bischoff), or that they penetrate the egg and their chemical constituents become commingled with the egg yolk. Consequently, when Auerbach found two nuclei in the fertilized egg he assumed they had originated from the mixture of the chemical constituents of sperm and egg, and not from any previous nuclei. - Auerbach's work left Hertwig curious and dissatisfied. As an anatomist conscious of the role of organized structures in the cell, he expected to discover some structural continuity between the nuclear contents of the egg before and after fertilization. He was aware of the distinctive staining reactions of the nucleus and of the hereditary role that Haeckel had assigned it. He also knew that botanists had accepted Nathanael Pringsheim's observation of the penetration of the antherozoid into the oogonium in Oedogonium. At this juncture in Hertwig's career, Haeckel was about to take Richard Hertwig on a research trip to the Mediterranean. Hertwig rashly resigned his new assistantship at Bonn to join them, and it was on that trip that he found the sea urchin (Toxopneustes lividus) which so admirably suited his research purposes. - Because of its small size, finely divided yolk, and absence of any noticeable membrane, the sea urchin was remarkably transparent. Using fresh material and material fixed in acetic or osmic acid, Hertwig followed the fate of the egg and sperm nuclei with ammoniacal carmine solution. To his delight he was able to detect the pressure of a remnant of the egg nucleus before and during the entry of the spermatozoon and the fusion of both nuclei five to ten minutes later. Although he was mistaken in describing this nuclear structure in the egg as the nucleolus, he was able to state categorically that he had observed no breaking up of that nucleus, and hence could maintain the morphological continuity between it and the cleavage nuclei of the developing embryo. More important for the understanding of heredity, however, was his observation that only one spermatozoon is required to fertilize one egg. The enter of further spermatozoa is prevented by the formation of a vitelline membrane, which spreads around the surface of the egg starting from the cone of attraction at the point of entry of the spermatozoon. - In the winter (August) of 1875 Hertwig wrote this work up for the &quote;Habilitationsschrift&quote;, which he defended the following November, when he was called upon to evaluate the statement: "The egg cell passes through no monera stage in its development".(...)In his retrospective essays, including his magnificent &quote;Dokumente zur Geschichte der Zeugungslehre&quote; (1918), Hertwig emphasized the conceptual advance made in 1875 when the process of fertilization became firmly associated in the nuclear theory of sexual reproduction. The demonstration of nuclear continuity and conjugation in his &quote;Habilitationsschrift&quote; was decisive in establishing this theory and was surely his greatest contribution to science." R.Olby, DSB VI p.337ff. - see - T. Cremer, Von der Zellenlehre zur Chromosomentheorie, pp.101-121. - Garrison & Morton No. 495

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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] - Inscribed by the author on flyleaf, "Mrs. Maria Brown/ from the author/ Dec. 25, 1875" First edition of the author's first book of verse. 8vo. 125 pp. Original green cloth, spine titled in gilt. Some rubbing, foxing throughout, else fine. Gardner 76 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ETCHINGS ON THE LOIRE AND IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

      John Murray, London 1875 - Folio (14 3/4"). Twenty full-page mounted etchings, each with a page of descriptive letterpress. Bound in original terra-cotta cloth over beveled boards with vertical spine titles in gilt, the upper cover with large gilt-ruled frames and titles, design repeated in blind on lower cover. Bookplate reading "This book belongs to E. M. Forster" and with inscription "E. M. Forster from A Colvin Jan 5th 1876, 18 Dulce Street". The novelist E. M. Forster was born in 1876, so the inscription definitely does not relate to him, but perhaps to his father, Edward Morgan Llewellyn Forster, an architect. The bookplate could be the novelists as it is quite simple and in modern type. Rebacked retaining original spine cloth, covers with wear and soil with corners rubbed through, plates fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Encyclopaedia Britannica. Ninth & Tenth edition combined. 35 volume set. [Encyclopaedia; Encyclopedia]

      Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black Ltd 1875. Worn condition. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Several boards detached. Content and plates in good condition 9th & 10th Edition Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 290mm x 240mm (11" x 9"). 35, 000pp. Hundreds of b/w plates, vignettes, and colour maps. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination.

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        Actes et paroles - Avant l'exil 1841-1851

      Michel Lévy frères 1875 - - Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1875, 19x25cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, date et lieu en queue, plats de papier à la cuve, contreplats et gardes doublés de papier peigné, couvertures conservées. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur sur la page de faux-titre. Quelques rousseurs Ex-libris armorié et couronné Ad. Lefrancq gravé sur un feuillet relié en tête de l'ouvrage. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Circus Cyaneus, Meyer (Hen Harrier)

      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 an 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. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them. One of the most accomplished and engaging natural history works of the 19th century, “The Birds of Europe” was also the first of Gould's works to feature plates by Edward Lear. A total of sixty-eight images bear Lear's name, and they are among the most remarkable bird drawings ever made. Lear endowed his illustrations with some measure of his own whimsy and intelligence, and his style is at once fluidly spontaneous and realistically precise. In this way, the images of “The Birds of Europe” are amazingly distinctive, while also highly realistic. Gould undertook this work partly in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species. This hand-colored lithograph, Circus Cyaneus, measures 14.75” x 21.5” and is in excellent condition with light foxing throughout. Commonly called the Hen Harrier or Northern Harrier, this bird is expertly hand-colored and extremely well detailed. Shown in the foreground among vibrant flora, this Hen Harrier is colored in shades of gray with white and black feathers. The precise lines detail each feather from head to tail, defining and giving dimension to its plumage.

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        12 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.,

      Poitiers, 1858-1875. - „Er besuchte das Priesterseminar der Diözese Chartres und war auf dem Priesterseminar St. Sulpice in Paris eingeschrieben. Am 25. Mai 1839 wurde er zum Diözesanpriester der Diözese Chartres geweiht. Danach war er als Vikar in der Kathedrale von Chartres tätig und wurde 1844 zum Generalvikar ernannt. Seine Wahl zum Bischof von Poitiers erfolgte am 29. Mai 1849, die am 28. September 1849 bestätigt wurde. Der Bischof von Chartres Claude-Hippolyte Clausel de Montals und die Mitkonsekratoren Bischof Pierre-Louis Parisis von Langres und Jean-Nicaise Gros von Versailles weihten ihn am 25. November 1849 zum Bischof. Bischof Pie war anfangs kein Befürworter des Dogmas zur Unfehlbarkeit des Papstes (vergleiche auch: Pastor Aeternus von 1870), seine Meinung änderte er nach der Teilnahme am Ersten Vatikanischen Konzil (1869-1870) und wurde ein starker Verfechter dieses Dogmas. Am 12. Mai 1879, dem ersten Konsistorium des Jahres 1879, wurde er von Papst Leo XIII. (1878-1903) zum Kardinal erhoben, am 22. September 1879 erhielt er das rote Birett, gleichzeitig wurde ihm als Kardinalpriester die Kirche Santa Maria della Vittoria in Rom übertragen. Er starb am 17. Mai 1880 und wurde in der Kathedrale von Poitiers beigesetzt" (Wikipedia). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        System der synthetischen Philosophie. Autorisierte Übersetzung aus dem Englischen von B. Vetter und J. V. Carus.

      Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagshandlung (E. Koch), 1875-97.. 11 Bde. 8vo. Neue Halbleinenbände. (tlw. St.a.T.).. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Spencer (1820-1903) war - neben Marx und Comte - der überragende Sozialphilosoph des 19. Jahrhunderts, der mit seinem Forschungsmodell und seinen Thesen die englische und amerikanische Soziologie stark beeinflusste. Die komplette Riege englischer und amerikanischer "Gründungsväter" der Soziologie (Tylor, Sumner, Ward, Small, Giddings) haben sich zu Spencer als ihrem Lehrer und Anreger bekannt. Herbert Spencer war Privatgelehrter, las als Autodidakt vor allem naturwissenschaftliche Werke (Lamarck, Carpenter) und wandte die gewonnenen Erkenntnisse auf die Gesellschaft an. Er war der erste, der aufgrund eines biologischen Analogismus ein umfassendes Werk schuf und mit seinem Paradigma des Evolutionismus die sozialwissenschaftliche Fachwelt tief beeindruckte. Leopold von Wiese formulierte, "Spencer galt einer älteren Generation schlechthin als der Soziologe, und es schien gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts, als ob es kaum eine andere Gesellschaftslehre als eine Spencersche geben könnte". In dem bereits 1850 veröffentlichten Werk "Social Statistics" beschreibt er die Gesellschaft als einen Organismus mit Organen, die den Lamarckschen Gesetzen von Wachstum und Niedergang folgen. Er bemüht sich, die Umweltfaktoren zu benennen, die die Evolution des Sozialorganismus bestimmen. 10 Jahre später startete Spencer die Publikation seines Lebenswerkes, des 10 Bände umfassenden "A System of Synthetic Philosophy". Die Publikation zog sich über 30 Jahre hin, einige Bände wurden in überarbeitenden Fassungen veröffentlicht, zuletzt 1900 eine überarbeitete Fassung der "First Principles". Er geht hier den Prinzipien der Evolution in den Teilbereichen Biologie, Psychologie, Soziologie und Ethik nach. In den als Band 1 erschienenen "First Principles" formuliert er das "Erste Gesetz der Evolution", das er in den folgenden Bänden zu verifizieren versucht: "Entwicklung ist definierbar als ein Wandel von unzusammenhängender Gleichartigkeit zu zusammenhängender Verschiedenartigkeit, der die Zerstreuung der Bewegung und die Integration der Materie begleitet". Die Beschreibung der Vergesellschaftung als sich selbst organisierender beständiger Differenzierungsprozess von einfachen zu komplexen sozialen Systemen war zu seiner Zeit revolutionär. So wurde William Graham Sumner im Jahre 1874 vom Rektor der Yale University gekündigt, weil er die "Study of Sociology" des Atheisten Spencer in seiner Vorlesung als Lehrbuch einsetzte. Solidaritätsbekundungen seitens der Fakultätsmitglieder führten zur Rücknahme der Relegation und zur Erhaltung des Lehrstuhls. Leopold von Wiese bezeichnete die Schrift "Study of Sociology" als das Beste, was Spencer hinterlassen hat. Er fasse hier seine Soziolgie verständlich und griffig für das studentische Publikum zusammen. I. Grundlagen der Philosophie. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe, nach der vierten englischen Aufl. übersetzt. Stuttgart 1875. XII, 568 S. II.-III. Die Principien der Biologie. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe, nach der zweiten englischen Aufl. übersetzt. 2 Bde. Stuttgart 1876-77. 544; VIII, 645 S. Mit zahlreichen Holzschnitten im Text. IV.-V. Die Principien der Psychologie. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe, nach der dritten englischen Aufl. übersetzt. 2 Bde. Stuttgart 1882-86. XIV, 674; VIII, 730 S. VI.-IX. Die Principien der Sociologie. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe. 4 Bde. Stuttgart 1877-97. VIII, 570; X, 516; X, 820; VIII, 722 S. X.-XI. Die Principien der Ethik. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe. 2 Bde. Stuttgart 1894. 508; 594 S.

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        Science and health

      Christian Scientist Publishing Company, Boston 1875 - First edition, only 1,000 were printed; 8vo, pp. 456, [2] errata; original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine; neatly rebacked with old spine laid down. In a new, brown cloth clamshell box, leather label on spine.Grolier, American 100, 78; Printing and the Mind of Man 363: "As the numerous studies of her life, her writings, and the movement which she founded testify, she has proved a dfiffcult figure to view with objectivity, and she remains among the most controversial in this volume [i.e. PMM] . The essence of Mary Baker Eddy's philosophy is that the Eternal Mind is the source of all being, that the duality of mind and matter is an error. There is no matter and, hence, disease is caused by the mind alone. Science is the wisdom of the Eternal Mind as revealed through Jesus Christ: hence 'Christian Science'.In spite of the mechanical faults of her book and the controversial nature of many of her teachings, Mary Baker Eddy was far ahead of her time in the emphasis she placed upon positive thinking, a force which modern psychology was belated in recognizing." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les ruines de Paris en 4875

      Paris, Willem & Daffis, 1875. In / 12 reliure postérieure pleine basane bordeaux, dos à nerfs à titre doré et fleurons à froid, couvertures conservées, 92 p., frontispice : gravure de Tavernier. Quelques feuillets tachés en bordure. Tampon de bibliothèque en page de garde et verso du frontispice. Ouvrage tiré à seulement 250 exemplaires, celui - ci sur papier de Hollande. Littérature conjecturale. Un siècle plus tard que Mercier, un érudit, Alfred Louis Auguste Franklin, bibliothécaire à la Mazarine, fera de Paris table rase dans ce livre. ?Dans cet ouvrage, Nouméa est devenue le nouveau centre de la civilisation mondiale. C?est de là que des hommes de la fin du Ve millénaire viennent explorer les vestiges d?un Paris disparu. Leur correspondance relate le résultat des fouilles entreprises sur le site où, croient - ils, s?était jadis élevé la Ville - lumière. Leurs observations sont contraires à toutes les certitudes établies jusqu?alors. Mais l?essentiel est là : de Paris il ne reste qu?un champ de fouilles on ne peut plus malaisé à déchiffrer.? (H. Carrère d?Encausse: Discours académique de la SÉANCE PUBLIQUE ANNUELLE - 30 novembre 2000 : Les explorateurs des millénaires futurs). P. Versins cite cet ouvrage p. 350. relié Bon état

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        WATSON'S NEW COUNTY RAILROAD MAP Of The PACIFIC STATES.

      Published by D. Needham,, Oakland, California: 1875 - Map includes: California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho, most of Utah & Arizona, partials of Montana & Wyoming. The Channel Islands off the coast of Southern California listed as the "Santa Barbara Islands." Depicts railroads, county boundaries, county seats, drainage, etc. Relief shown by hachures & spot heights. Woodcut vignette of Sacramento capitol building in lower right. Rare railroad & county map of the Pacific States with only one auction record found listed for the past 30+ years [2005]. OCLC shows 4 institutional holdings: Huntington, UC Berkeley, Penn State & CSL. Map fragile, with some unobtrusive professional restoration along folds. Slight bit of paper loss in lower right of Idaho & top portion of Utah. Map now hinge mounted to backing board. Accompanied by original publisher's brown cloth portfolio binding, with title stamped in gilt to front board. Map: 37-5/8" x 24-3/8". Portfolio: 7" x 4-5/8". 1st edition. Graff 3360; Streeter Sale 3100; Wagner-Camp 115n; Wheat TRANSMISSISSIPPI 523. Single sheet, folded, printed recto only. Hand-colored. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Great Fall of Niagara black & white (proof) engraving

      Knoedler & Company, Fifth Avenue, New York 1875 - Original Black & White Engraving by William Forrest designed by Frederic Edwin Church. Date: 1875 First Edition B&W proof Medium: Original Chine-colle black & white (proof) engraving engraving. Publisher: Knoedler & Company, Fifth Avenue, New YorkPaper size: W: 31-1/4 x H: 23-1/4 inches Chine size: W: 27 x H: 17 inchesImage size: W: 21-1/2 x H: 10-1/8 inchesTitle: "THE GREAT FALL NIAGARA" printed under the image in the centreAdditional Info: Engraved "proof" printed on bottom left corner as well as "Painted by Frederic E. Church" on bottom left just under image and "Engraved by W. Forrest" printed on bottom right just below image.Other: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1875 by M. Knoedler & Co. in the office of the Librarian at Washington." printed in centre just under the image. "Published by M. Knoedler & Co. New York" printed at bottom centre below title. Condition: Very good condition, save for some soiling and spotting in margins minor . A very striking and detailed image of Niagara Falls with wide margins.View of Niagara Falls with a faint rainbow seen at top left. A lighthouse and houses can be seen on the shore in the background. Dark clouds are in the sky to the right.Engraver: Forrest, William (805-1899) Artist Church, Frederic Edwin (1826-1900) William Forrest's, "The Great Fall - Niagara" is an original 19th century engraving based upon the famous landscape painting depicting Niagara Falls created by the American artist, Frederic Edwin Church in 1857. The Great Fall - Niagara" is an important, original engraved example of the large Victorian landscape engraving by the Scottish artist, William Forrest.When the major New York publisher, Knoedler & Company acquired the engraving rights to The Great Fall, Niagara, he turned to the Scottish engraver, William Forrest. From 1845, Forrest worked in both London and Edinburgh and had created a strong reputation for both his landscape and genre engravings. The Great Fall, Niagara was William Forrest's largest and most important work of original engraved art.Frederic Church's, The Great Fall, Niagara, may possibly be the most famous painting in the history of nineteenth century American art. Originally, this painting of Niagara Falls was purchased by John Taylor Johnstone, it was sold in 1876 to the Corcoran Gallery in Washington for the price of 5,000 Pounds. For many years thereafter this was a record price paid for an American painting.Frederic Edwin Church was an American nineteenth century landscape painting reached its finest expression under the movement known as the Hudson River School. Among its many great painters the names of Bierstadt, Asher Brown Durand, Thomas Cole and Frederick Church assume the highest position. Frederick Edwin Church studied under Thomas Cole in Catskill, New York (1844-46). In 1845, he exhibited his first paintings with the National Academy of Design and opened his studio in New York two years later. Frederick Church became a full member of the prestigious National Academy in 1849.Frederic Edwin Church's large and monumental landscape paintings always created the greatest admiration at national expositions. In 1853 and 1857 he traveled in South America and created one of his finest canvases, The Heart of the Andes, which was exhibited in 1859. He then visited Labrador, and his painting, Icebergs, was exhibited in both New York and London in 1863. Three years later, Frederic Edwin Church went to the West Indies and in 1868 made his first trip through Europe, including important visits to Greece and Palestine. As one writer at the time enthusiastically noted, "this is Niagara, with the roar left out!" Niagara's tremendous success secured Church's reputation as the most famous painter in America and brought him international recognition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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