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        Money for All: Or the Economic Science of Money

      Kansas City, MO: Ramsey, Millett & Hudson. Hardcover. "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. . Fair. 1875. First Edition.

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        WATSON'S NEW COUNTY RAILROAD MAP Of The PACIFIC STATES

      Oakland, California:: Published by D. Needham,. 1875.. 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.. 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 fragile, with some unobtrusive professional restoration along. folds. Slight bit of paper loss in lower right of Idaho & top. portion of Utah.. 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 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.

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        SIGNED CABINET CARD PHOTOGRAPH

      Boston: Warren, n.d.. Photograph. Clear dark image and signature. About Fine. 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.

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        Village scene].

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Very good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original mount. Dimensions: 214 by 269mm. (8.5 by 10.6 inches).

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        Cottage, Ceylon].

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original mount. Dimensions: 219 by 285. (8.6 by 11.1 inches).

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        Harpyopsis Novae Guineae [New Guinea Eagle]

      London: Taylor and Francis for Henry Sotheran & Co, 1875. Hand-coloured lithograph by Gould and William Hart, printed by the Mintern Brothers. Very good condition. A beautiful print from Gould's "Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan islands, including many new species recently discovered in Australia." This plate is from one of Gould's most exotic works, The Birds of New Guinea , which consists of an extensive series of beautiful plates of birds of paradise, bower birds, parrots, parakeets, cockatoos, kingfishers, and hawk-owls. It is his last full-scale work. Gould prepared the first twelve of the twenty-five parts, and the work was finished posthumously by Sharpe. A broadside "Address to the Subscribers" of The Birds of New Guinea issued by Sotheran and Co. announced: "With respect...to the Birds of New Guinea , we have the pleasure to announce that, having purchased the entire stock and copyrights of Mr. Gould's Magnificent series of Works, we have made immediate preparations for completing those left unfinished; and having retained the services of Mr. Gould's entire staff of artists and colourists, we are confident that the work will be as well performed as during the life of the Author. Mr. Hart...will superintend the whole of the illustrations as heretofore; while the letterpress will be edited by Mr. Bowdler Sharpe, of the British Museum, whose name will be sufficient assurance that nothing will be wanting in this department." Anker 181; Fine Bird Books (1990), p.102; Nissen, IVB, 373; Sauer, 27; Wood, p.365; Zimmer, pp.262-263.

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        Peinture Scène Galante . Huile sur toile non signée

      - 92x65 cm, Charles-François-Prosper Guérin est né à Sens le 21 février 1875 et mort le 19 mars 1939. Il est l'élève de Gustave Moreau à l'école des beaux-arts à Paris et appartient au courant postimpressionniste. Il est professeur à l'Académie de la Grande Chaumière

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        Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) check written in 1875, the year he was working on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      "Document signed ""Sam'l L. Clemens"", a check written on First National Bank of Hartford, dated June 19, 1875, to Weatherby Knous & Co., in the amount of $18.12. Check measures 8"" x 3"".Weatherby Knous & Co. was a large and well-known dry goods store located on Main Street in Hartford, Connecticut. "

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        The Mysterious Island: Dropped From the Clouds, Abandoned and The Secret of the Island.

      Sampson Low Marston Searle and Rivington. London. 1876 1875 - Complete in Three Volumes. Dropped from the Clouds is a second edition, 1876. Abandoned and The Secret of the Islands are both first editions. 310pp; 304pp; 299pp + 40pp. catalogue. All volumes illustrated. Original pictorial cloth gilt, Dropped from the Clouds is in green cloth, the other two red. Dropped from the Clouds has been professionally and almost invisibly recased retaining the original endpapers. Abandoned and The Secret of the Island have both been reinforced with new red cloth inserts to head and tail of spines but again very professionally repaired. Both of these volumes have all edges gilt. Prelims of all volumes have some light foxing with some occ. scattered light foxing to contents, attractive and delicately engraved ownership stamps with dog to two of the volumes o/w a clean and sound set. SCARCE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Narcissus: its history and culture with coloured plates and descriptions of all known species and principal varieties. To which is added, by kind permission, a scientific review of the entire genus, By J.G. Baker.

      London, L. Reeve, 1875. 8vo (245 x 170mm). pp. xvi, 95, with 48 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary red cloth, spine with gilt lettering First and only edition. Frederick William Burbidge (1847-1905) was an English gardener, botanist, artist, author and plant-collector, gardener at Kew, later curator of the Trinity College garden, Dublin. The present work is his most important botanical work '... 'The narcissus: its history and culture', (is) an important contribution to the rising cult of the daffodil' (British Gardeners, a bibliographical dictionary p. 55). The fine plates are drawn and lithographed by the author.//Nissen BBI, 297; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 919.

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        Church of San Pablo, Tarragona.

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Good tones, some fading to upper edge, otherwise in good condition and a lovely image. Dimensions: 220 by 165mm. (8.75 by 6.5 inches).

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        Sinhalese monk.

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Very good tonal range and in good condition, photographer's credit and number in negative. Dimensions: 270 by 205mm. (10.5 by 8 inches).

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        As petas genealogico-historicas do Sr. J.B. Catão da Costa. Refutação pelo Redactor da "India Portugueza."

      Orlim, Na Typ. da India Portugueza, 1875. - xii, 146, 33, (1) pp.; some leaves bound out of order. 4°, contemporary half sheep over marbled boards (rubbed, some worming at head and foot of spine), flat spine with gilt fillets and vertical title in manuscript. Some minor worming at beginning and end, affecting a few words. One quire coming loose. Still, in good condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION. The family of Constancio Roque da Costa?which included Joaquim Bernardino Catão da Costa and his brother Bernardo Francisco da Costa?had been accused in the periodical @Chronica de Goa of having mulatto blood. Joaquim, born in Goa in 1830 and the author of numerous controversial pamphlets on Portuguese India, wrote a work defending his family against that accusation. Here, in a series of articles originally meant for publication in the periodical @India portuguesa, the author calls Joaquim's defense a complete fabrication, attacking it point by point and citing documents from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries.---- Costa, @Dicionário de literatura goesa, II, 210. Not in Innocêncio, Scholberg or Gonçalves (which cites another work by the author); on Joaquim Bernardino Catão da Costa, see Innocêncio IV, 70 and XII, 24, and for a reference to a portrait of José Inácio de Loiola, see Innocêncio XX, 340. Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in WorldCat. Not located in Copac. Not located in Hollis or Orbis. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Billeder af Norges natur og folkeliv, ledsaget med oplysende text af forskjellige Forfattere. Oslo (Christiana), Tönsberg 1875. Quer-Fol. 37 nn.Bll., mit 32 farblithogr. Tafeln, Goldschn., goldgepr. illustr. Olwd.

      . . Die Textblätter zu den Tafeln in norwegischer, deutscher u. englischer Sprache.- Die sehr stimmungsvollen Farblithographien, nach versch. Künstler, zeigen Stadt- und Landschaftsansichten sowie zahlr. Scenen aus dem Volksleben (Schlittschuhbahn in Christiana, Partie aus Tessefos, Holzfuhrleute, Bärenjagd auf Skiern, Abend auf der Senne, Hafen von Bergen, Weihnachtsbrauch, Westküste, Norangfjord, Lappen-Familie, u.a.).- Tls. leicht stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, insges. gutes Ex. des seltenen Albums.

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        Sing Chin Khao Youen - Uranographie Chinoise ou Preuves directes que l'astronomie primitive est originaire de la Chine, et qu'elle a été empruntée par les anciens peuples occidentaux à la sphère chinoise; Ouvrage accompagné d'un Atlas céleste chinois et grec.

      La Haye, Librairie de Martinus Nijhoff, Leyde, Imprimerie de E.J. Brill, 1875. - 2 forts volumes in-8, 646 pp. (Tome I) + 283 pp. (Tome II), reliure demi-toile bleue, plats cartonnés marbrés frottés, couvertures conservées mais défraîchies, intérieur propre, quelques annotations et soulignements sur le premier tome, ensemble en bon état. 2 volumes de texte de ce fameux ouvrage de Schlegel, sans l'atlas céleste (2 volumes of text without the atlas). Ouvrage publié par l'Institut Royal pour la Philologie, la Géographie et l'Ethnologie des Indes-Orientales Néerlandaises à La Haye. Gustave Schlegel est un éminent sinologue, Docteur en philosophie, Ancien Interprète du Gouvernement des Indes-Orientales Néerlandaises pour les langues chinoises, Ancien Directeur de la Société des arts et des Sciences de Batavia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pasta making and eating.

      c. 1875 - Three albumen prints. All good tonal range and in good condition, two pasted on original card, one loose, photographers credit, title and number in negative, one plate 'Edizioni Brogi'. Dimensions: All approx, 200 by 250mm. (8 by 10 inches).

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        Preludes

      London: Henry S. King & Co., 1875. First edition. Original publisher's superb gilt-blocked illustrated cloth (green), gilt spine. Alice Meynell's first book; celebrated poet, essayist and art critic, this her book with illustrations also by Alice as well as her sister Elizabeth. A fine copy of a book an important book, rarely seen thus.

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        Der Lister'sche Verband. Mit Bewilligung des Verfassers in Deutsche übertragen von Oscar Thamhayn, prakt. Arzte in Halle.

      . Leipzig, Verlag von Veit & Comp., 1875, 8°, XXXVI, 283, (1) pp., 2 Bl., OBrosch.; frisches, fleckenfreies Exemplar.. Erste Ausgabe dieses Quellenwerks der Antiseptik von Lord Joseph Lister's (1827-1912) Werk in deutscher Sprache und gleichzeitig erste Gesamtausgabe überhaupt. - Auf Anregung von Richard Volkmann, eines Wegbereiters der antiseptischen Wundbehandlung in Deutschland, legt sein Schüler O. Thamhayn hier die 12 wichtigsten, bis dahin erschienenen Arbeiten Listers vor. In Deutschland fanden Lister und seine Lehren die größte Resonanz. Die Erfolge zeigten sich im deutsch-französischen Krieg von 1870/71. Erst die Einführung von Antiseptik und Asepsis führte zu den großen Fortschritten der modernen Chirurgie. - *First German Edition and first edition in any language of Listers papers on antiseptic. It was in Germany that Lister had his first great success abroad. His system was widely adopted and the beginning of a new era in modern surgery. - Le Fanu, A list of original writings of Lord Lister, no. 35.

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        Collection of 28 Acts and Ordinances from 1840-1875; Relating to various matters including the protection of native animals, registration of dogs, bushfire prevention and the control of pernicious thistles. Collection of 28 Acts and Ordinances from 1840-1875; Relating to various matters including the protection of native animals, registration of dogs, bushfire prevention and the control of pernicious thistles

      Adelaide: Government printer, 1840-, 1875. Quarto, very good in old marbled paper card covers (now rubbed), with contemporary notes and amendments in ink. Early Environmental law in South Australia. Collection of South Australian legislation of 1840-1875, bound in series, comprising the following:No. 10. 24 December 1858. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to district Councils. pp. 49-92. Plus three supplementary Acts.No. 13. 21 October 1862. An Act to regulate Elections by Ballot. pp. 65-71.No. 17. 25 November 1852. An Act for the making and improving of roads in South Australia. pp. 89-119.No. 11. 12 November 1863. An Act to repeal an Act No. 17 of 1861...making and improving of roads in South Australia..." pp.103-113. And two further Acts relating to roadbuilding.No. 8. 24 December 1858. An act to Consolidate and amend the Laws relating to the impounding of Cattle. pp. 25-44.No. 5. 8 December 1840. An Act to regulate the slaughtering, and prevent the Stealing of Cattle. pp. 1-11.No. 2. 19 February 1844. An Ordinance to Authorize the Levying of Fees on the slaughtering of Cattle... 2pp.No. 19. 30 November 1847. To impose penalties...negligent burning of stubble and other produce. 2 pp. And another two 1864 relating to bush-fires.No. 13. 18 February 1843. An Act for establishing standard weights and measures... 8pp.No. 7. 9 July 1855. An ordinance to amend "An Act for establishing standard weights and measures..."No. 16. 25 July 1845. An ordinance to regulate the use of weigh-bridges and steelyards. 2pp.No. 26. 21 October 1862. An Act for preventing the further spread of Scotch Thistle, Variegated Thistle, and Bathurst Bur. pp. 123-125.No. 11. 15 October 1875. An Act to Amend the the Law relating to Public Education. pp. 39-43.No. 9. December 9 1853. An Act to regulate the occupation of crown Lands... pp. 123-126.No. 21. 6 November 1874. An Act to Prevent the Destruction of certain Birds and Animals. pp. 173-177 (of special interest to Australian environmental history as early law protecting birds and animals on Crown lands, specifically exempting Aboriginal persons hunting and collecting for sustenance).No. 6. 19 December 1867. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to the Registration of Dogs... pp. 45-53.No. 12.19 December 1867. An Act to regulate the weights to be carried on certain Vehicles... pp. 107-110. And another related Act.No. 6. 22 September 1875. An Act to regulate the use of Guns and Firearms in certain cases pp.15-17.No. 16. 15 October 1875. An Act to provide for the Suppression of the Rabbit Nuisance. pp. 63-70.No. 22. 18 December 1873. An Act to make provision for the preservation...of Public Health pp.153-177.

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        The Lake and Galle Face Parade.

      c. 1875 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original mount. Dimensions: 222 x 283 mm; card 365x 525 mm.

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        1875 PETITES HEURES BOOK OF HOURS FINE IRON SILVER COVER COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS & TEXT BEDFORD HOURS VERY RARE$$

      Paris, Gruel and Engelmann for Ed. Moreau 1875 - BOOK OF HOURS PETITES HEURES 1875; Paris, Gruel and Engelmann for Ed. Moreau; Spanish Damascened Iron Covers; 160 Pages + 6 with decorative borders + 90 Blank Pages; w3.6"xh4.8"; French Text; Extremely Rare!!! Great For any Religious/Illustrated Fan or Collector. Great Gift Idea; Won't Find this Around!!! Vicaire, Georges, Manuel de L'amateur de livres du xix siècle, 1801-1893, Paris, page 561, which lists this book as being based on a 16th century book of hours belonging to King Henry II. ATTRIBUTES: A Stunning, full Spanish Damascened Iron cover design with silver/gold metal inlay to both sides and binding, Latin IHS initials for Jesus on back with the Passion emblems (cross/spear), with Cross centerpiece to front, with two great working clasps signed in gild "ALVAREZ TOLEDO", gold gilding to page edges, dark maroon silk moire end pages, with a great title page in color and every page in beautiful faux/facsimile hand illuminated color with color plates; Fine Craftsmanship!!! BACKGROUND: The Bedford Hours is a French late medieval book of hours. It dates to the early fifteenth century (c. 1410-1430); some of its miniatures (including the portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford) have been attributed to the Bedford Master and his workshop in Paris. The Duke and Duchess of Bedford gave the book to their nephew Henry VI in 1430. It is in the British Library, catalogued as Add. MS 18850. The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in the Middle Ages. It is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated manuscript. Like every manuscript, each manuscript book of hours is unique in one way or another, but most contain a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms, often with appropriate decorations, for Christian devotion. Illumination or decoration is minimal in many examples, often restricted to decorated capital letters at the start of psalms and other prayers, but books made for wealthy patrons may be extremely lavish, with full-page miniatures. The firm Gruel and Engelmann is synonymous with the art of master book binding of the 19th and early 20th century in France. Founded in 1811, the firm developed a specialty for producing exquisite bindings for ecclesiastical works and later became noted also for the work in the new art of color lithograph printing. In 1875, Leon Gruel, took over the running of his father's firm jointly with his half-brother, Jean Engelmann; the latter died in 1891. Léon worked and lived until 1923 when he, in turn, was succeeded by his son, Paul, who died in 1954, at the age of ninety. For a time the house of Gruel in the Rue du Faubourg St-Honoré was continued by his collaborator, but eventually the atelier was closed, maintaining only the show room in which housed the remaining historical bindings from Léon's superb collection. CONDITION: Condition is Excellent. Small wear, pages/hinges/text block are excellent for 140 years old!!! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Historical & Statistical Account of New South Wales From the Founding of the Colony in 1788 to the Present Day. In two volumes. The history of the last twenty-five years entirely new.

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1875 . 2 Volumes; 8vo; Vol I: pp. xvi, 464; large colour fold out map, appendices; Vol. II: pp. xvi, 524; fold out colour frontispiece, appendices; both volumes with original green cloth, attractively decorated with gilt spine; foxing to first and last few pages of each volume; minor wear to cloth, flecking to page edges, front free endpaper of volume 2 missing, a good copy. Fourth and Best Edition

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        Etymonia

      London Samuel Tinsley 1875. 258 pages plus 16 pages of advertisements. "What we have herein written has been conceived in a spirit of philosophic dispassionateness. Let, then, those who would criticize passionately remember this, and forbear. We address ourself to the masters of reason and to the intellectual man; and not to those who are the mere slaves of prejuduce. Let these stand aside, since with them we have no business." - from Author's Notice. One-inch openings at each end of spine. Above-average wear to decorated brown boards. Gilt lettering upon front board and spine. Relatively benign erasures to endpapers. Front hinge cracked. First Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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        The History of Japan

      London.: King.. Second edition revised.. 1875.. 2 volumes. Volume I: 1853 to 1864 with a Sketch of Earlier Periods. Attractive folding plan of Kioto frontispiece, folding plan The Emperor's Palace at Kioto, folding black and white map of Japan at rear. Short repaired tear in border of both plans not affecting image. Volume II: Folding map of Japan frontis somewhat carelessly folded, with a short closed tear along one fold, full page plan library stamped. xiv + 356pp. Both volumes bound in worn, but still sound, half goat binding. Marbled endpapers, neat 19th century Inner Temple Library bookplate front pastedowns, small rather attractive stamps on prelims and occasionally in text. Gilt library insignia at foot of spine of each volume. Text is very clean and sound. A good ex-library set. These two volumes cover Japanese history from its earliest times to 1871, but the strength of the work is the detailed account it gives of Japanese affairs and Japan's relations with the West between 1853 - 1871. The earlier history is covered briefly in 100 pages and provides the context only for the majority of the work which covers this most fascinating of times when the Edo period was giving way to the Meiji. .

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        Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) check written in 1875, the year he was working on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      "Document signed ""Sam'l L. Clemens"", a check written on First National Bank of Hartford, dated June 19, 1875, to Weatherby Knous & Co., in the amount of $18.12. Check measures 8"" x 3"".Weatherby Knous & Co. was a large and well-known dry goods store located on Main Street in Hartford, Connecticut. "

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        Letter signed, with autograph postscript, to Latimer Clark

      New York, 1875. Very Good. Gray, Elisha (1835-1901). L.s., with autograph postscript, to Latimer Clark. New York, September 29, 1875. 1 page. 255 x 205 mm. Traces of mounting on verso, some spotting, small tears in left margin (not affecting text). Provenance: Latimer Clark.Elisha Gray, a prolific inventor of telegraph and other electrical devices, was a founder of the firm Barton and Gray, an ancestor of the Western Electric Company. In July 1875 Gray obtained two patents for a system of "electro-harmonic telegraphy" for transmitting musical tones as a means of increasing the number of messages that could be sent over a single wire. This led him to consider the possibility of a device that could transmit speech by wire, and on February 14, 1876, he filed a caveat (a confidential report of an invention not yet fully perfected) for such a device with the United States Patent Office, just hours after the filing of Alexander Graham Bell's patent application for a speaking telephone. Gray's and Bell's patents were later the subject of a bitter infringement battle, which ended with the court's determination that the Bell telephone patents were valid. Although deeply disappointed by this outcome, Gray continued to invent electrical devices, including the "telautograph," an ancestor of the facsimile machine.Gray's letter to Clark reads as follows:I have made an arrangement with Mr. Cyrus Field, by which he purchases one third of all our Patents except that in Great Britain, and of that I propose to transfer to him one third of my own half. We intend taking immediate steps forward pushing forward the sale of rights and instruments, and we are confident that he can render valuable assistance in these efforts.I hope you will at once signify your approval of the sale to him of the share in the English patents.Have you any news to give me or any plans to propose?I remain, Dear Sir, Yours truly, Elisha GrayPS: Please answer care Cyrus W. Field 145 Broadway, New YorkIt appears from both this letter and from Field's letter to Clark of December 9, 1875, that Clark had an interest in some of Gray's patents. Origins of Cyberspace 147.

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        Costumes du Directoire. Tirés des Merveilleuses avec une lettre de M. Victorien Sardou.

      Rouquette,, Paris, 1875 - Cm. 36, pp. (12) 11 (1). Con ritratto di Sardou all'antiporta e 30 tavole fuori testo incise in rame ed acquarellate. Solida ed elegante leg. d'inizio '900 in mezza tela con ampie punte e titoli in oro su tassello al dorso. Mantenute le brossure originali. Bell'esemplare, fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Elegante e non comune pubblicazione che raffigura diversi personaggi nei tipici abbigliamenti del periodo definito Directoire. Si tratta di una delle 25 copie della tiratura in folio con le tavole colorate. Cfr. Vicaire II, 1032 e Colas 1700. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LETTER BOOK AND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM FOR THE U.S.S. TENNESSEE].

      Various places, including Japan. -1885. 1875 - 133 sheets mounted on stubs; twenty-eight mounted photographs, most measuring 7 x 9 3/4 inches. Letter book: Folio. Original half black morocco and cloth, stamped in blind on cover, spine gilt. Corners rubbed. Spine heavily worn and chipped, hinges weak. Light soiling to some letters, some chipped at edges. In a very legible hand. About very good. Album: Oblong folio. Original blue publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt on cover. Boards scuffed and slightly stained. Expertly rebacked in matching cloth. Some mounts with slight chipping at edges. ome soiling, though photographs are generally clean. Good. Manuscript and photographic records of the U.S.S. Tennessee, launched in July 1865. Originally named the U.S.S. Madawaska, she was renamed Tennessee in 1869, and at the same time timbered up to the necessary height to allow a spar deck to be installed. She was also fitted with new, more powerful engines at this time, though she also bore a full complement of sails. Her duties included service as flagship of the Asiatic Squadron under Rear Admiral William Reynolds, with Captain William W. Low in command. By 1879 she was flagship of the North Atlantic Squadron under Rear Admiral Robert W. Wyman, with Captain David B. Harmony in command. These items pertain to both of these notable periods of service. The letter book contains compiled correspondences sent to Captain William W. Low by the U.S. Naval Department and by Rear Admiral William Reynolds, commander of the Asiatic Fleet, stationed in Japan. The correspondences cover the period from June 1875 through June 1876, the duration of Low's time as captain of the Tennessee, and generally contain orders or reports concerning the ship's maneuvers. The photograph album, which was published by Hatton & Hart in New York, bears the cover title, "Scenes on Board a Man-of-War. U.S.S. Flag-Ship Tennessee," with a stamped image in gilt of the ship. It contains photos of the ship itself, of officers and the crew, including Rear Admiral James E. Jouett and Captain O.F. Stanton, and of a few exercises aboard the ship. The album is dated circa 1885, when the Tennessee was flagship of the North Atlantic Squadron.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Historiskt bibliotek.

      I-VII. Sthlm, 1875-80. (12),333,(3) + (8),436,LIV,(2) + (10),428,CLXI,(1) + (8),518,CXL,(2),1-4 + (8),515,(2),CXXX,1-12 + (8),630,LII + (8),587,(7),1-8,LX,1-12 s. & plr. Sex lätt nötta vinröda hfrbd med breda upphöjda bind, guldornerade ryggar och marmorerade snitt. Ryggarna blekta och med smärre nötningar och små fläckar. Första bandet med fuktfläckar i övre marginalen inledningsvis och några enstaka fläckar. Med Berndt Hasselrots exlibris. Bra svit!. Intressant och mycket innehållsrik tidskrift som innehåller uppsatser av bland andra S. J. Boethius, Anders Fryxell, V. Granlund, Emil Hildebrand, H. Hjärne, C. G. Malmström, J. Mankell, C. T. Odhner och August Strindberg, som bidrar med artikeln "Ur anteckningar om de svenska fångarnes öden efter slaget vid Pultava" i årgång 1878. Verket är en föregångare till "Historisk tidskrift". Berndt Hasselroth (1862-1930) var ämbetsman och politiker och satt bland annat i styrelsen för Jönköpings och Vulcans tändsticksfabrik AB och Katrinefors AB

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        The Textile Manufacturer: A Trade Journal for Millowners, Machinists, Dyers, Bleachers, &c. volumes 5 to 75 (1875-1949)

      Manchester: 1875-1949 - *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily REDUCED by 15% until Sunday, Dec. 7. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! (sale item) volumes 5-75 (#49-900), unbound, lacking 22 issues (volumes 16#6-12; 17#1-4; 22#4; 30#12; 31#8; 32#8; 33#8; 44#1; 58#11; 71#7, 9,10, 11; WELL ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT; NUMEROUS CLOTH SAMPLES TIPPED IN!!! Some 19th & early 20th century issues tender and fragile, some with loss, some foxing; overall still a remarkable collection reflective of the history of yardgoods! Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        REVISTA DE LA SOCIEDAD ECONOMICA SEGOVIANA DE AMIGOS DEL PAIS.

      - Segovia. Imp. de Santiuste. Año I, Segovia 16 de Octubre de 1875, Núm. 1º *al Año V. Segovia 14 de Diciembre de 1880. Núm. 13. total: 13+12+14+28+13 = 5 años completos con 80 números, Plena piel negra, nervios, tejuelos. En caja de carton. Segunda época de la Sociedad Económica. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 1200 EUR. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        THE HANGING OF THE CRANE

      James R. Osgood, Boston 1875 - Small quarto (6-1/2" x 8-3/4") bound in full red crushed levant leather with gilt fillet borders and decorative spine and turn-ins with watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt. BAL 12166: First Issue of page 37. SIGNED "Henry W. Longfellow" and dated 1875 on a front blank and with a contemporary carte-de-visite portrait of him mounted to the following front blank. In 1874, Longfellow sold "The Hanging of the Crane" to the New York Ledger for $3,000, the highest price ever paid for a poem to that date. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1861-1865) Part First, Medical Volume

      Government Printing Office, Washington 1875 - Heavy volume, 6.0 kilogarm, 726 pages, War of Independence medical issue, Part I appendix, report of medical directors and other documents 365 pages. 16 plates, "The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 1861-65" (the "MSHWR") was a United States Government Printing Office publication consisting of six volumes, published between 1870 and 1888 and “prepared Under the Direction of Surgeon General United States Army, Joseph K. Barnes”. The History was divided into three parts, each consisting of a medical history volume and a surgical history volume. The works detail tens of thousands of surgical cases and diseases occurring during the American Civil War (1861-1865). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ANTON PRIVATE COLLECTION]
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        Paradisea Papuana (Papuana Bird of Paradise)

      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, Paradisea Papuana, measures 21.5" x 14.75" and is in mint condition. These birds, commonly called Papuan Bird's of Paradise, are shown in dynamic positions resting on tree branches. The male, in the foreground, has a brilliant colored face with turquoise and yellow coloring and fine plumage in shades of brown and white. The female in the background also has similarly colored plumage with crimson coloring around her neck. The branches they rest on with leaves and fruit are also well colored and exquisitely detailed.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Khubber.

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

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Geschichte der Botanik vom 16. Jahrhundert bis 1860.

      München, R. Oldenbourg, 1875. 8vo. pp. xii, 612. Contemporary half cloth, gilt lettering in spine. First edition. The most important publication on the history of botany published in the 19th century. Julius Sachs (1832-1897) was the founder of modern plant physiology. "In 'Geschichte der Botanik ...' he went far beyond a dry historical description, presenting with great skill the basis of his own scientific work. This masterful presentation records all the fundamental elements upon which Sachs built his many theories' (DSB XII, 60). Library stamp on title-page.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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