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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        England and Wales (Exclusive of the Metropolis) Return of the Land 1873 Two Volume Set

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

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

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox Rare Books PBFA]
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        A History of the Birds of Europe, not observed in the British Isles

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Chapitre livres et presse ancienne]
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        Iu Otoshki-Kikindiuin Tebeniminung Gaie Bemajiinung Jesus Christ: Ima Ojibue Inueuining Giizhitong / The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated into the Language of the Ojibwa Indians

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

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        The Southern States of North America:

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

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

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

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

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

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        Bacon's Essays with Annotations. By Richard Whately. FINE EXTENDED HARROW PRIZE BINDING

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La Suisse Primitive, sol classique de la tradition de Tell. Ouvrage illustre par des citations du poeme de Schiller et par soxiante-quatre gravures sur acier de J. Huber et d'autres artistes. Avec un texte historico-topographique du Professeur E.- Osenbrüggen - Traduction franccaise.

      Basel, Verlag von Chr. Krüsi, s.d., vers 1875,. in-4to, Titre grave + 406 colonnes (206 pages) + 62 gravures sur acier, peu de rousseurs, ex-libris 'Ing. A.O. Lusser Uriensis', reliure en plein percaline de l'editeur, dos et premier plat richement orne, tranches dorees, dos legerement pali. Coiffes un peu use. Sinon bel exemplaire.. Premiere edition francaise. Ouvrage illustre par 62 magnifiques gravures sur acier (sur 64: Les gravures de 'Melchtal' et la 'Nouvelle gallerie de la route du St. Gotthard n'ont pas ete relie dans l'ouvrage), elles manquent dans (presque ?) toutes les exemplaires de la traduction francaise. Elles figurent dans la premiere edition allemande de 1871. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Melchthal - Nouvelle Galerie (route du St.-Gotthard).

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

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

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

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

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        Autographed Poem Signed: "Equal Rights"

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

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        Money for All: Or the Economic Science of Money

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

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        City of London Chess Magazine, The

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

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

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

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

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

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        Temples, Rajasthan].

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

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        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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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]

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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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