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        KERAMIC ART OF JAPAN

      1875 - AUDSLEY, George Ashdown, and BOWES, James Lord. KERAMIC ART OF JAPAN. London: Henry Sotheran & Co, 1875. First edition, in 7 part. Folio. In total: lxxi + 61pp. with 12 plates (plate "J" not included, as usual); 50 (of 51-- plate #35 missing) plates with accompanying text (missing text page for plate 50) + list of marks and monograms, with 4 plates. 66 plates in all. Overall, a very good set. Some plates show light soiling at and along the edges as wells as a few nicks. The wrappers, (all are present) are either separated or quite worn at the folds and the contents are extracted from each one. All plates and text pages are loose. Internally, there is only occasional foxing and/or a touch of soil but overall it is a clean, bright, and pleasing example of this magnificent Victorian color plate book in an unusual format. A copy of the prospectus (folio size) is included. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Jocelyn.

      Typografia Nacional 1875 - - Typografia Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 1875, 15x22cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction portugaise et première édition brésilienne. Reliure en pleine percaline rouge, dos à quatre nerfs orné de fleurons, pointillés et filets dorés, dentelle dorée en tête et en queue, plats richement orné de triples caissons dorés, au centre un losange à bords hachurés et entouré d'une guirlande, incrustations de maroquin noir, roulettes dorées en encadrement des contreplats et sur les coupes, tranches dorées, gardes et contreplats de papier moiré, reliure de l'éditeur, étiquette de relieur encollée. Infimes trace de frottements, rares petites rousseurs, sinon agréable exemplaire bien établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE OF INVESTIGATION SENT IN 1873 BY THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT TO THE FRONTIER OF TEXAS

      New York: Baker & Godwin, 1875.. viii,[3]-443pp. plus three colored folding maps. Modern three-quarter calf. Embossed library stamp on titlepage and first page of text, three leaves with slight fore-edge chipping, not affecting text. Maps neatly reinforced on folds. Very good overall. A rare report on the troubles along the Texas-Mexico border in the years following Texas' independence and eventual absorption into the United States. This is the English- language edition of the lengthy report of the Mexican Commission sent to investigate the issue, and its printing was ordered by the Mexican government (a Spanish- language edition was published the same year). All manner of crimes were taking place along the border, including robbery and horse and cattle rustling. Americans blamed Mexicans for the crimes, while the Mexicans alleged that Americans dressed as Indians were the perpetrators. An American commission had already investigated, and absolved Americans of wrongdoing. This Mexican report puts the blame on the Americans, and argues that the Norteamericanos either refuse to control the Indians within their borders, or in fact encourage them to raid into Mexico in order to destabilize the neighbor to the south. Accounts of the troubles, dating back many years, are given in detail herein, blame is assigned, and solutions are proposed. The folding maps include a version of Josiah Gregg's 1844 "Map of the Indian Territory Northern Texas and New Mexico," a map of the states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon (showing the routes taken by raiding parties), and a large and attractive "Mapa del Rio Grande." The highly accomplished map of the Rio Grande is one of the most accurate and important of the period, showing the river from its mouth to the Big Bend, and identifying towns, rivers, mountains, forts, roads, and ranches along the border. "A work of great documentary value" - Decker. A fascinating account of clashes between cultures - American, Mexican, and Native American, along this long borderland. This report is scarce in and of itself; it is rather rare with the three maps, as here. HOWES I32, "aa." GRAFF 2765. ADAMS HERD 558, 2264. DECKER 40:324. EBERSTADT 122:197.

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        The Story of the Jubilee Singers with their Songs. (Signed by all the members of the group).

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1875 - SIGNED BY ALL THE ORIGINAL MEMBERS OF THE JUBILEE SINGERS. Original dark brown cloth with blind stamping to the covers. Title, an illustration of Jubilee Hall and ruled lines in gilt on the front cover. Title in gilt to the spine. Dark brown paste downs and end papers. All page edges in gilt. Photograph frontispiece of the ten members of the Jubilee Singers. Some very mild foxing to the margins of the frontispiece, two free front papers and the title page. On the free front end paper before chapter one are the SIGNATURES OF ALL TEN MEMBERS PLUS THE LEADER OF THE GROUP WHO IS NOT PICTURED. ULTRA RARE. ONE OF A KIND BOOK. This group was established shortly after the Civil War. They were in fact former slaves and attended a small Afro-American College called Fisk in Nashville Tenn. They became world famous for developing a new genre of music which became known as Spirituals and Gospel. The Jubilee Singers have continued through the generations and still exist today. For a full history of this outstanding singing group please refer to GOOGLE and WIKEPEDIA. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
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        ABHANDLUNGEN VON FRIEDRICH WILHELM BESSEL Three Volumes Complete

      Wilhelm Engelmann, Liepzig, Germany 1875 - One half leather over marbled boards; Quartos; The complete works of Bessel, German mathematician and astronomer, the first to use parallax to provide accurate measurement of interstellar distances; Bessel also developed the Bessel Functions used for the solution of certain differential equations which are utilized in both classical and quantum physics; Each book has the personal bookplate of Percival Lowell; Light rubs at bottom edges, small tear in leather at top of spine of Volume III ; Fine engravings [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians]
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        PITTA FORSTENI - Hooded Pitta

      London 1875 - ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art*** This splendid hand-colored, folio size lithograph from John Gould's (1804-1881) outstanding work "Birds of New Guinea " is in excellent condition, measures 14 ½” x 21 ½” and magnificently displays the author's scientific skill and attention to detail. Gould conceived of this sweeping, lavish book as a complement to his unprecedented Birds of Asia. The Birds of New Guinea, published in London from 1875 to 1888 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. The overwhelming variety of species depicted in Birds of New Guinea, was the most comprehensive chronicle of the island's ornithology ever issued. John Gould was without question the most prolific natural history artist of the nineteenth century. He worked during a period of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history, especially regarding knowledge of the wildlife of exotic lands. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm of his time for such subjects, as well as the popular impulse to catalog exotic wildlife. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. Gould’s unparalleled career spanned five decades, and he produced a monumental series of books of birds throughout the world. Rich, vibrant color is an important attribute of the best 19th Century prints. Many prints by John Gould found on the market today have modern color that affects both the appearance and the value of these great works. John Gould died in 1881 still actively illustrating and producing fine bird books. His stock of unsold copies, unbound text and plates in various states, lithographic stones, drawings and paintings, amounted to nearly three tons. Many of the uncolored pulls from Gould’s works have been recolored in the last thirty years, and these are often found on the market. Fortunately, the difference between original and modern color can be discerned by looking carefully at the print. When modern color is applied to 180 year old paper, the application is inconsistent; the cellulose of the aged paper has begun to breakdown and can no longer evenly absorb the watercolors, resulting in a splotchy uneven appearance. All of the Gould bird prints in Arader Galleries' inventory have exquisite original color. The vastly superior quality of original color can be clearly differentiated from new color by its smooth and even appearance. The inks have noticeably deeper, richer tones. The difference can also be seen in the lovely surface "sheen" that results from the application of gum arabic when the lithograph was first pulled. The hand coloring of engravings and lithographs reached its zenith in the 19th Century. Works that still display their original color are more rewarding to view, and will better hold their value in the years to come.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        DR. OX'S EXPERIMENT AND OTHER STORIES

      James Osgood, Boston 1875 - Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Beautifully rebound copy of Verne's first American edition containing Dr. Ox's Experiment, A Winter Amid the Ice, Dr. Zacharias and his brother Paul's story Ascent of Mount Blanc. 60 steel engravings by a variety of artists. Bound in full Navy blue crushed calfskin with raised bands on spine. Gilt lettering and decorations. Marbled endpapers. Great condition. Illustrator: Steel Engravings. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 001431. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS ( SEA )

      Sampson Low Marston, Low & Searle, London 1875 - Published in London in 1875, this is the sixth edition of this classic tale from Jules Verne, book is bound in the same Deluxe binding as the First Edition with bevelled edged boards, blue cloth, page edges gilded all-round, titled and decorated in gilt to the spine and upper board; this is a fully illustrated edition with over 100 full page illustrations. Cover has some fraying to spine ends, with general edge rubbing, small lightened spot to cloth to rear board, internally old original ownership inscription to front endpaper dated April 24th 1875, cracking to front and rear hinges with webbing exposed though holding tight, some mild marks to endpapers, there is foxing present, heavier to a few pages, but generally restricted to page edges with a few mild occasional handling marks. A GENERALLY NICE EXAMPLE OF THIS EARLY FULLY ILLUSTRATED BRITISH EDITION Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox Rare Books PBFA]
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        The Masque of Pandora and Other Poems

      Boston: James R.Osgood & Co, 1875. FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE - SIGNED. 1 volume, signed by Longfellow on the title-page. Bound in the publisher's maroon cloth, front cover gilt decorated, back cover blind stamped, gilt lettered spine, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine rubbed with some minor loss.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Harpyopsis Novae Guineae [New Guinea Eagle]

      Taylor and Francis for Henry Sotheran & Co, London 1875 - 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. Hand-coloured lithograph by Gould and William Hart, printed by the Mintern Brothers. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Das Hermanns-Denkmal und der Teutoburger Wald. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von L. Menke. Auf Stein gezeichnet von A. Lüttmann, C. Süßnapp und A. Alffers. Herausgegeben von W. Klingenberg.

      Detmold, Meyer 1875. - 31 x 38 cm, (46) Seiten mit 1 chromolithographierten Titel von W. Vollmer nach C. Scheuren und 20 lithographierten Tafeln, auf aufgewalztem China, von A. Lüttmann, C. Süßnapp und M. Ulffers nach Menke, Orig.-Halbleinen, Einband berieben, Rückendeckel fleckig, innen an den weißen Rändern der Tafeln teils etwas stockfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Gedenkalbum anläßlich der im gleichen Jahr erfolgten Einweihung des Hermanns-Denkmals. Mit malerischen Ansichten: Detmold (2), Inselwiese, Bandels Wohnung am Denkmal, Hermannsdenkmal, am Fuße des Hermanns-Denkmals, Heidental, Donoper Teich, Jagdschloß Lopshorn, Hünenkapelle, Dörenschlucht, Forsthaus Hartrören, Winnefeld, Zwei Veteranen, Quellen der Berlebecke, Berlebecker Tal und Falkenberg, Externsteine(2), Bilsteinhöhle, Silbermühle. Jeder Ansicht ist ein lyrischer Beitrag zugeordnet, und a. von Altenbernd, Dahn, Freiligrath, Geibel, Gottschall, Ernst Meyer, Rittershaus, Rodenberg, Scherenberg und Julius Wolff, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Werner Steinbeiß]
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        History of American Medical Literature, from 1776 to the Present Time; Being an Address Introductory to the Fifty-First Course of Lectures in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia, Delivered October 4th, 1875.

      Philadelphia: P. Madeira, Surgical Instrument Maker, 1875. 1st ed. - 8vo. 85 pp. Contents with very light, scattered foxing else very good plus. Modern grey cloth. Binding fine, contents near fine. A scarce, early history of American medical literature in the true first edition, which precedes the 1876 Collins edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America.(5 volumes).

      New York. D.Appleton and Co. 1875. - First Edition. Profusely illustrated with fold-out maps, tables, diagrams, etc. 5 volumes 8vo. Red gilt titled Cloth. Howes B :1 Some very minor chipping to spines. Volume One has small repair to bottom spine, light adhesive residue to front pastedowns, Vol.111 lacking rear free endsheet, else a Very lovely set of this most important work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Meddelanden från svenska Riks-archivet.

      I-XXV. 1875-1901. Sthlm, 1877-1901. (6),72 + 95 + (4),80 + 84,(1) + (4),130 + 131-96 + (2),102,(1) + (2),103-218,(4) + (2),219-94 + IV,(2),70 + 71-144 + 145-254,(2 blanka) + 255-345,(1 blank) + 347-422 + 423-83 + IV,77,(3 blanka) + 79-154 + 155-256,(1,1 blank) + 257-333,(1),I-II + 335-94 s. & 1 rättelselapp + (2),395-474 + (4),88 s. & 1 rättelselapp + 89-184 s. & 1 rättelselapp + 185-268 + 271-357 s. + Meddelanden från svenska Riksarkivet. Ny följd. Ser. 1, I-VII. Sthlm, 1902-27. V,(1 blank,2),38 + 39-92,(2 blanka) + 93-178 + 179-244 + 245-319,(1 blank) + 321-99 + V,(1 blank),83,(1 blank) + 85-210,(2 blanka) + 211-356 + 357-467 + V,(1 blank),150,(2 blanka) s. & 2 utvikbara kartor + 151-354 + 355-466 + (2),II,144 + 145-242 + 243-367 s. & 5 plr + (2),II,(2),161,(1 blank) s. & 6 plr + 163-388 + (2),389-599 + (2),II,(2),186 + (2),187-323,(1 blank) + (2),325-442 + IV,(2),132,(2 blanka) + (2),133-274 + (2),275-331,(1 blank) + 133-492 s. + Meddelanden från svenska Riksarkivet för åren 1926-86. Sthlm, 1928-88. (8),164 + (4),263 s. & 1 rättelselapp + (4),159 s. & 1 utvikbar tabell + (10),178 + (4),221,(3 blanka) + (4),157 + (5,3 blanka,4),129,(1) + (4),151,(2) + (4),139,(1) + (4),139,(1) + (8),143,(1) + (4),152,(2) + (4),180,(1) + (8),158,(4) + (4),81,(10,1 blank,3) + (4),66,(1) + (4),48,(1) + (4),91,(1) + (4),64,(1) + (4),94,(1) + (4),166,(1) + (4),102,(2) + (4),157,(1 blank,4) + (4),222,(6) + (4),103,(1 blank,2) + (4),95 + (4),91,(1) + (4),113 + (4),187 + (2),116 + (4),60,1-67,(1 blank),1-68,203-326 + (4),73,(3 blanka),1-71,(1 blank),1-80,1-84,1-94,(2 blanka),1-122,(1) + 86,(2 blanka) + 141,(3 blanka) + 118,(2 blanka) + 142,(2 blanka) + 134,(2 blanka) + 219,(5 blanka) s. 16 rödbruna halvmarokängbd med upphöjda bind och svagt stänkta snitt, de två sista volymerna lite avvikande i färgnyansen på skinnet. Ryggarna ngt blekta och med lite nötningsmärken, huvudsakligen vid ytterfalsarna. Från årgång 1939 häftade i ngt nötta, lätt solkade och delvis gulnade omslag. Med Sten Landahls exlibris i den bundna delen av sviten och hans svärson Axel Norbergs namnteckning i en av de häftade volymerna.. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 2334. Utgivare av verkets första följd var i nämnd ordning: R. M. Bowallius, C. G. Malmström och C. T. Odhner. E. Hildebrand och S. Clason påbörjade den nya följden. På slutet var bland andra Kari Tarkiainen redaktör. Verket innehåller förutom Riksarkivets årsberättelser, även många viktiga arkivhistoriska uppsatser, arkivförteckningar och -översikter, t.ex. rörande diplomatarkiv, delningen av Kristian II:s arkiv, Magnus Gabriel De la Gardies brevväxling, brev ställda till Karl X Gustav, de Vellingkska samlingarna, Hartmansdorffska samlingen, om Dalarnas administrativa indelning 1539-1650, Johan Adler Salvius papper, "Samlingen av handlingar rörande skrån och hantverkerier 1717-18", förteckningar över Stegeborgssamlingen, Livonicaarkiv, Erik Dahlbergs arkiv, Hammersamlingen, Älvsborgs lösen, Reuterholmska manuskriptsamlingarna, mantalsskrivningslagstiftningens historia, privata affärsarkiv, kanslistilar, von Nolckenska samlingen, Camerariussamlingen i München, Cecilia Stenbocks arkiv, konservering av medeltida sigill, arkivtermer, "Kommerskollegii arbetsformer under frihetstiden", Kammararkivets baltiska samlingar och "Arkivband i Riksarkivet. Något om bokbindarna, materialen och stilsträvandena under äldre tid". Sten Landahl var verksam vid Riksarkivet och har själv bidragit med uppsatser i sviten, bland andra "Bidrag till ståndsriksdagarnas arkivhistoria" i årgång 1937 och "August Theodor Låstboms samling" i årgång 1942. Verket fortsattes till och med 1996

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        VOYAGE SENTIMENTAL EN FRANCE ET EN ITALIE.

      - Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1875, 12x18. Somptueuse reliure en plein maroquin rouge signée Smeers. Dos à 5 nerfs, portant le titre, date et auteur en lettres dorées. Caissons ornés de volutes avec une rose centrale. Triple filet sur les plats encadrant quatre roses et trois filets dorés. Double filet sur les coupes, tranches dorées. Superbe roulette intérieure. Ouvrage illustré de 6 eaux-fortes par Hédouin. Très bel exemplaire ! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        The Jummoo and Kashmir Territories: A Geographical Account

      Edward Stanford, London 1875 - Rare 1st edition, of which the 1877 book 'The Northern Barrier of India' is an abridgement. Has 568 pp. incl. index; many illustrations including 4 Woodbury-types (an uncommon printing process which makes photographs seem very lucid and 3-dimensional); and in the rear, folding maps; a Snow Map, a Race Map, a Language Map, a Faith Map, a Political Map, chart of 3 Isometric Views, and a chart of 4 Vertical Sections. There is also a folding chart, 'Genealogy of the Rajas of Jummo', to accompany Appendix 6. The binding is 3/4 leather, very worn, and professionally rebacked. The original leather of the spine has been preserved; the title can barely be read. Marbled boards (matching endpapers) rubbed, bookplate on front pastedown. The brittle free endpapers are both breaking at the new hinges. The text is mostly very clean; there are a couple of fingerprints in the margin of the photo, 'Kashmiri Brahmans'. Another photo, 'Dards', has a sm. chipped-off corner. The folding maps have outer edges a bit worn, but otherwise are nice; the Isometric Views have a tear starting at the bottom near the spine; the Vertical Sections is torn and separated at the first fold. Finally, the General Map which is supposed to be in the rear pocket is not present; a 'Map to Accompany the Travels of Captain Abbott', from another book, is there instead (it shows the Caspian Sea and parts of Persia & Afghanistan). Overall g+. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Centennial 1876 Calendar. J. S. Rivers, Superior Mercantile Printer, Stationer, Blank Books, Office Supplies. 74 Camp St., New Orleans.

      New Orleans, (1875). - 11 3/4 x 16 3/4. An elaborate broadside calendar and trade card printed in metallic silver, bronze, and gold, and in black, blue, red, green, grey. Four corner fleurons in blue accompany 4 specialties: Lithographing, Engraving, Book Binding, Job Printing. Four "sidebars" contain annual statistics for the production of rice, molasses, sugar, and cotton. On coated heavy stock. A narrow two-inch strip of bottom edge, beginning at left corner, is missing; pin-hole in lower margin has a closed 1/4 inch tear. Very good copy. "Artistic printing" was a colorful, virtuoso performance by letterpress printers, intended in part to rival the effects of chromolithography. Not in Hummel, Southeast Broadsides. Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        Blank book.

      [ca 1875], n.p., n.d. - 4to, consisting of approx. 200 leaves, bound in full red morocco, heavily gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, the covers with elaborate gilt border enclosing a second border with gilt motif in the corners, and a central panel within repeating the motif and with the initials "A.C." in an inner circle of gilt; brass hasps and lock, silk moiré endpapers with gilt border rolls, a.e.g.; very good and sound, or better. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        San Francisco - California

      1875 - Frederick Hess “San Francisco - California” 1875 Lithograph 12” x 25 1/2”; 21 1/2” x 35” framed

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        Homere et Socrate

      Paris France: Michel Levy, 1875. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Nom du precedant proprietaire imprime en relief. Demi cuir vert passé. plats de papier marbré Usure aux coins. 213 pages. Etiqueet sur l 'echine. Pages propres..

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        A JOURNAL OF RAMBLINGS THROUGH THE HIGH SIERRAS OF CALIFORNIA BY THE "UNIVERSITY EXCURSION PARTY."

      San Francisco: Francis & Valentine, 1875. - 103pp. plus nine original mounted albumen photographs. 20th-century three- quarter morocco and blue cloth, spine gilt. Spine sunned. Frontispiece photograph with three small stains and the final two photographs exhibiting some moderate fading, else quite clean internally. A very good copy. A rare photographically illustrated account of a tour of Yosemite and the High Sierras, by one of the pioneer founders of the University of California. LeConte studied with Agassiz at Harvard before going to California to serve as professor of geology, and he was among the charter members of the Sierra Club. This work describe's LeConte's first expedition, with students of the University, into the Sierras, and the text wonderfully transmits LeConte's enthusiasm for the region and its natural beauty. In his autobiography he describes his first years in California as "very active ones for me, the wonderful new country, so different from any that I had previously seen, the climate, the splendid scenery, the active, energetic people, and the magnificent field for scientific, and especially for geological investigations." "A record of an excursion by Prof. LeConte and nine members of one of the early classes of the university. It is stated that but 20 copies were printed" - Cowan. The actual number of copies printed was almost certainly higher, perhaps as many as 120 (twelve for each member of the party). A beautiful book, with superb photographs depicting the range of northern California's natural splendor. The images are captioned on the mounts as follow: 1) ".Great Yosemite Fall" (frontispiece group portrait of the party). 2) "The Grizzly Giant." 3) "The High Sierras." 4) "The Gates of the Valley." 5) "Bridal Veil Fall." 6) "The Heart of the Sierras. Lake Tenaya." 7) "Day-Dawn in Yosemite. The Merced River." 8) ".North Dome, South (Half) Dome." 9) "Montgomery St., San Francisco. Where our trip ended." HOWES L175. COWAN (1914), p.137. FARQUHAR 14a. CURREY & KRUSKA 230. KURUTZ, CALIFORNIA BOOKS ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS 27. ZAMORANO SELECT 64.

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        L'Ornement Polychrome Cent Planches En Couleurs or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs De Tous Les Styles - Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaisance XVII et XVIII Siecle - Recueil Historique et Pratique.

      Firmin Didot Freres c.1875, Paris - 100 chromolithograph, some highlighted with gold and silver. 60 + (100 plts, each with accompanying text) pp. Brown Full, elaborately blind-stamped and gilt-lettered morocco. All edges gilt. Ex-lib, as indicated by bookplate, perforated stamp at top fore-corner of title-page and small ink stamps on the backs of a number of plates. Overall, ex-lib status very unobtrusive, vg+. Our online prices currently reflect a 20% discount for our Fall Sale. No further dealer discounts are available at this time. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours. Dessins par Mm. De Neuville et L. Benett.

      Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation J. Hetzel et Cie., Paris, 1875 - Paris, Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. (Env. 1875). 4°. 2 f.n.ch, 220 p., 4 f.n.ch.de catalogue., illustré. Reliure originale percaline vert "aux Initiales", signé Ch. Magnier au dos. "Voyage extraordinaires". - Premier tirage du texte avec la date de l'impression 55. - 1757-73, mais avec le catalogue 1875/76. Reliure de second plat Magnier type c2. Différences dans les dimensions avec les indications chez Jauzac 86. - Quelques rousseurs. Dos légèrement frotté. - Nom manuscrit sur la page de garde et petite déchirure à l'angle interieure. Sprache: Französisch Reliure originale percaline vert "aux Initiales", signé Ch. Magnier au dos. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A New Treatise on Elements of Mechanics

      Porter & Coates, Philadelphia 1875 - First edition. Octavo. 352pp., illustrated with numerous tables and diagrams, and full page wood-engraved plates at the rear. Contemporary full morocco, gilt tooling, all edges gilt. Dedicated to William F. Sellers, a Philadelphia inventor and manufacturer, with Seller's engraved bookplate and name in gilt on the front board. John W. Nystrom, a prominent Swedish-American civil engineer, received numerous patents for calculators, a slide ruler, a marine steam engine, and related inventions. Ex-library copy with spine letters, bookplate, pocket, and perforated stamp on the title page and first text page, else very good or better. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tagebuch Des Nordpolarfahrers Otto Krisch Maschinisten Und Offiziers Der Zweiten Österr.-Ungar. Nordpolar-Expedition. Aus Dem Nachlasse Des Verstorbenen.

      Verlag Der Wallischausser'schen Buchhandlung (Josef Klemm)., Wien - 1875, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Very good. 116pp. Bound in 19th century half morocco and pattern paper boards. Two old library stamps on title page along with a small ink number. A clean attractive copy of a very scarce title. Otto Krisch was the engineer on board "Tegetthoff", the expedition ship of the Austro-Hungarian North Pole commanded by Karl Weyprecht and Julius Payer. Beset in the ice in the northern Barents Sea in October 1872 the ship drifted north in the ice until within sight of the previously unknown islands of Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa (Franz-Josef Land). In the spring of 1874 Payer led a sledge party that explored much of the western part of the archhipelago, as far north as Mys Fligeli (Cape Fligeley), Ostrov Rudol'fa (Rudolph island), the northern tip of the archipelago. In the fall the ship was abandoned and her crew retreated south by sledge and boat. Krisch died of tuberculosis on board ship on 16 March 1874, and was buried on Ostrov Vil'cheka (Wilczek Island) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bilder-Atlas. Ikonographische Encyklopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste. Ein Ergänzungswerk zu jedem Conversations-Lexikon. 2., vollständ. umgearb. Aufl. 8 Bände (ohne die 2 Textbände).

      Lpz., Brockhaus o. J. (ca. 1875).. quer-4° (nur Band 8 in hoch-4°), insges. 499 (v. 500) Taf. (dav. 57 farb.) in Stahlstich, alle Bände in OLn. mit Blind- und Goldprägung, z. Tl auch Rückengoldprägung, restauriert, berieb., eine Lage lose, durchgeh. leicht fingerfleck... Bd. I: Mathematik, Physik, Astronomie, Erdkunde; Bd. II: Anatomie, Zoologie, Botanik, Mineralogie; Bd. III: Mechanische Technik, Chemische Technik, Bergwesen, Bauwesen, Land- u. Hauswirtschaft; Bd. IV: Kriegswesen, Seewesen; Bd. V: Plastik u. Malerei, Arc

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        Statistics Medical and Anthropologicalof the Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau

      GPO, Washington 1875 - Original brown half leather with brown cloth boards. Two volumes. Vol I - 569 pages. Vol. II - 767 pages. Gilt title to the spines. Some wear to board edges and spines. All page edges, paste downs, and end papers are marbled. Stamp of the author on the free front end paper of the first volume. Large color foldout maps in Vol. I. as well as many black and white plates in both volumes. Index. An exhaustive heavily detailed study of the various diseases afflicting soldiers during the civil war. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Steam Locotmotive] An original ink and watercolour drawing of an American steam locomotive

      [United States 1875 - An expertly rendered drawing of one of the most powerful locomotives from the golden age of steam locomotion in the United States. The first American-built locomotive, the Best Friend, came into service in 1830. Lomomotive production reached its zenith in the decade following the Civil War, at the time of the present drawing. This "mogul" type locomotive is shown with cowcatcher and a 2-6-0 wheel configuration (2 small wheels at the front and six large driving wheels in the rear), a large headlamp with an American eagle emblem on its side, a wooden cab on which is neatly written "Mogul" and a riveted fire box below the boiler which shows a B within a six-pointed star within a circle. This powerful Mogul type locomotive was used primarily as a freight engine and was produced by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and Brooks Locomotive Works. The artist of the present drawing, G. H. Cushman, has signed his work at the bottom right on the rail. Original pen, ink and watercolour drawing on wove paper of a Mogul type locomotive, all within original ink ruled border, signed by the artist on the rail at the far right side. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Oeuvres Complètes de Diderot. 20 Tomos

      Garnier Frères 1875 - (TBB4) - París - 20 Tomos - 1875-1877 - Impreso en francés - Comprenant tout ce qui a été publié a diverses époques et tous les manuscrits inédits conservés a la bibliothèque de l ermitage. Revues sur les éditions originales accompagnées de notices, notes, table analitique et suivies d une étude sur Diderot et le mouvement philosophique au XVIII siécle par J. Assézat. - Grabado del autor en el frontispicio del primer tomo - Contiene: Tomo I: Philosophie I - Tomo II: Philosophie II - Tomo III: Philosophie III - Tomo IV: Philosophie IV. Belles-Lettres I. Romans Contes, Critique Littéraire - Tomo V: Belles Lettres II. Romans Contes, Critique Littéraire - Tomo VI: Belles-Lettres III. Romans Contes, Critique Littéraire - Tomo VII: Belles-Lettres IV. Théatre, Critique Dramatique. - Tomo VIII: Belles Lettres. Théatre, Critique Dramatique. - Tomo IX: Belles Lettres VI. Poésies Diverses. Sciences Mathématiques-Phisiologie - Tomo X: Beaux-Arts I. Arts du Dessin (salons) - Tomo XI: Beaux-Arts II. Arts du Dessin (salons) - Tomo XII: Beaux-Arts III. Arts du Dessin (salons). Musique. - Tomo XIII: Beaux-Arts IV. Miscellanea. Encyclopédie A-B. - Tomo XIV: Encyclopédie C-E. - Tomo XV: Encyclopédie F-Logique. - Tomo XVI: Encyclopédie Loi Naturelle-Q. - Tomo XVII: Encyclopédie R-Z. Voyages. Oeuvres Diverses I. - Tomo XVIII: Oeuvres Diverses II. Correspondance I. Lettres a Falconet. Lettres a Mlle. Volland. - Tomo XIX: Correspondance II. Lettres a Mlle. Volland. Lettres a L Abbé le Monnier. Lettres a Mlle. Jodin. Correspondance Génerale I. - Tomo XX: Correspondance Générale II. Appendices. Table Générale et Analytique. - Todos los ejemplares hechos en una bella encuadernación en medio cuero con ornamentos dorados en el lomo. Hojas en perfecto estado, algunas en intonso. Solamente presentan algunas puntas fatigadas de las tapas . - Muy buen estado

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

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1875 - Uncommon First English edition (precede by the one volume American by 2 months). 2 vols., 8vo. [viii], 328; [viii], 336 pp. 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. Wolff 6852* (1876 one-volume edition only) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations of the Book of Job. With Descriptive Letterpress, and a Sketch of the ArtistÕs Life and Works. By Charles Eliot Norton

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1875. Large 4to, 79pp., and heliotype facsimiles of the title-page and 21 plates of the original. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and black, gilt edges, a very good copy. First American edition, one of BlakeÕs earliest appearances in the USA (Roberts in Boston published the Rossetti edition of the Works in 1875). It is also the first reproduction in facsimile of the Book of Job, the first edition to contain commentary, and the first American reproduction of any series of Blake's designs. Norton, who here introduces Blake to an American audience with his preface summing up BlakeÕs life and principle works, notes that he has made Ã’free useÓ of his friend Dante Gabriel RossettiÕs commentary on the plates, which is interleaved with the text here. It is exceptionally scarce: no copy has appeared at auction since 1975, and Essick (Blake in the Marketplace) does not record a copy sold since 1992. Bentley, BB, 422.

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        De la glycosurie ou diabète sucré; son traitement hygiénique ; avec notes et documents sur la nature et le traitement de la goutte, la gravelle urique ; sur l'oligurie, le diabète insipide avec excès d'urée, l'hippurie, la pimélorrhée, etc.

      Baillière, Paris 1875 - In-8, VII, 336, CCXIV pp., demi-chagrin rouge de l¿époque, dos à nerfs orné, quelques traces de frottement (au niveau des charnières, des plats et des coupes), petite tache sur le plat supérieur. Apollinaire Bouchardat (1806-1886), né à l¿Isle-sur-le-Serein (Yonne), fit des études de pharmacie, puis de médecine et devint professeur d¿hygiène à la faculté de médecine de Paris. Il fut membre de l¿Académie de médecine. Cet ouvrage est le fruit de ses très longues et minutieuses études sur le diabète, échelonnées sur une période de 45 années. Il constitue le meilleur ouvrage de l¿époque pour le traitement diététique du diabète, avec des préceptes d¿autant plus remarquables que l¿étio-pathogénie du diabète était encore ignorée. L¿ouvrage comporte également des données intéressantes sur les complications, notamment oculaires, du diabète Garrison & Morton, 3940 ; Bloomfield (internal medicine), p. 116 : ¿This important monograph represented great advances in the subject.¿ ; Peumery (Histoire illustrée du diabète), pp. 108-123. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 - 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. Good 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. 1 Kg. 42 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Letter signed, with autograph postscript, to Latimer Clark

      New York 1875 - 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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        FOUR PAGE HOLOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED. TO COLONEL THEO. F. RODENBOUGH, AUTHOR OF "FROM EVERGLADE TO CANON WITH THE SECOND DRAGOONS."

      1875. 1875 - Palmer was writing to a nervous and agitated Rodenbough, who was concerned with the seemingly poor initial response to his book, which is the history of the Second U.S. Cavalry. The letter was written at Fort Sanders, Wyoming Territory. Innis Newton Palmer, Army Officer (Mar. 30, 1824-Sept. 10, 1900). Born in Buffalo, New York, graduated from West Point in 1846 and assigned to the Mounted Rifles (later the 3rd Cavalry). Beginning at Vera Cruz in 1847, he fought in the Mexican War until the capture of Mexico City, winning two brevets and was seriously wounded. In 1849, he marched overland from Fort Leavenworth to Oregon Territory, serving at Oregon City and Fort Vancouver, then taking part in Indian campaigns in Texas from 1852-54. He transferred to the 2nd Cavalry (which became the 5th) in 1855 and returned to Texas where he served, including taking part in some Indian conflicts, until the Civil War. He ended the Civil War as a brevet Major General of Volunteers and brevet Brigadier General of the Army. Palmer served n the Plains with the 2nd Cavalry as Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, retiring March 20, 1879, whereafter he divided his time between Washington D.C., and Denver. He died at Chevy Chase, Maryland, and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Fort Sanders. 1866-82. Fort John Buford. This four-company post was arranged around a 400- by 235-foot parade ground when first built, then enlarged to a 600- by 500-foot parade when two more companies were assigned to the permanent garrison. Two buildings are left at the site, both of stone for obvious reasons: guardhouse and magazine. I-80 cuts right across the parade ground south of the city of Laramie. From the downtown area, take US 287 south 2 miles. A stone marker is at the junction of the highway and a dirt road which leads to the guardhouse ruins, 100 yards east. The magazine is on the other side of the interstate highway in front of the Laramie Country Club clubhouse. The letter reads as follows: [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Petermann Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-Amerika in G. Blattern, BL 2 / Petermann: Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-Amerika in G. Blattern, BL 3(Great Lakes)

      1875 - Size : 357x840 (mm), 14x33 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature (9th edition). AND The New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica constituting in combination with the existing volumes of the ninth edition the tenth edition of that work, and also supplying a new, distinctive, and independent library of reference dealing with recent events and developments (10th edition)

      Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1875-89 / 1902-1903.. Ninth Edition Volume 1-25 incl. index volume (25) And Tenth Edition Volume 25-35 incl maps (34) and index (35); Band 28 fehlt, insgesamt also 35 von 36 Bänden [Volume 28 is missing, altogether 35 of 36 Volumes] Quart 4°, 25 - 35 cm (Band 34 und 35 etwas höher als der Rest der Bände), gebunden, Halbleder auf vier Bünden, mit verstärkten Ecken, goldgeprägte Schrift auf dem Buchrücken, marmorierter Schnitt, in sehr gutem Zustand [(Volume 34 and 35 a little higher than the rest of the Volumes), bound, Halfleather, with reinforced edges, giltlettering on the spine, very good condition]. Die 10. Auflage ist als Ergänzung zur 9. Auflage herausgekommen. Sie besteht aus 11 Bänden (Hier nur 10 von 11 vorhanden). Diese Bände sind ab dem 25. Band nummeriert, da der eigentliche Teil der 9. Auflage mit dem 24. Band endet und enden mit dem Band 35. [The 10th edition was made as a supplement to the 9th edition. It consists of 11 Volumes (here only 10 of 11 existing) These volumes were numbered from 25, since the main part of the 9th edition ended with Volume 24, to Volume 35] L

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        Faraglioni.

      ca. 1875, albumen print, 38,4 x 28,8 cm, on mount, photograph no. 40. KEYWORDS:italy / capri

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        A Collection of Twenty-Two Pamphlets on Botanical Science

      88 - Various - Various 1875 - A collection of scarce pamphlets and extracts on various subjects within thebotanical sciences. With the original paper wraps bound in. 1875 Notes on a Proposed Re-Issue of the Flora of Hertfordshire by R. A. Pryor. 1876 On the Botanical Work of the Past Season by R. A. Pryor. 1877 The Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club. 1877 The London Catalogue of British Plants. 1877 A Popular Description of the Natal Ferns by J. M. Wood. Plant Records for Botanical Survey of Bedfordshire. 1879 Classification of Ferns by J. M. Wood. 1875 Examination Papers for Geology, Botany, and Agriculture. 1880 A Review of the British Characeae by Henry and James Groves. 1883 On Chara Obtusa by Henry and James Groves. 1881 Notes on British Characeae. 1881 The London Catalogue of British Mosses and Hepatics. 1883 The Botanical Record Club: Phanerogamic and Cryptogamic. Reports for 1881 and 1882. 1882 Studies in Microscopical Science. 1883 Report on Phenological Phenomena Observed in Hertfordshire during the year 1882. 1883 Reports of the Botanical Record Club Edited by F. Arnold Lees. 1883 Notes on British Characeae by Henry & James Groves. 1884 Notes on Mosses by A. E. Gibbs. 1887 The Botanical Record Club: Phanerogamic and Cryptogamic. Reports for 1884, 1885, 1886. 1886 Hemel Hempstead Natural History Society, Annual Report for 1885. 1887 Hemel Hempstead Natural History Society, Annual Report for 1886. 1888 Hemel Hempstead Natural History Society, Annual Report for 1887. Some of the pamphlets are accompanied by illustrative plates. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, some bumping. Internally, generallyfirmly bound, although becoming split in places. Somepamphlets have slightbrowning, and there are intermittent spots. There are occasional ink annotations or notes, prominent to the Botanical Survey of Bedfordshire and the examination papers. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PHILADELPHIA Originaltitel :"THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA"

      1875 datiert. Chromolithographie Blattgrösse 69.0x96.0cm; Bildgrösse 52.0x82.5cm vollrandig, gleichmässig gebräunt, Wasserflecken am untersten Papierrand Versand schwierig, brüchiges Papier. Postsending difficult, paper fragile. paper evenly brownish-shaded, no tears, no restaurations, bottom edge some watermarks, paper-size 69.0x96.0cm, picture-size 52.0x82.5cm

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        Trogon Aurantius (Orange Breasted Trogon)

      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. Gould became the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain, creating over three thousand plates of birds in over forty volumes. Gould conceived of a specialized monograph on the trogons as a complimentary volume to his book on the toucans. The two highly colorful species were the only birds for which he created monographs, dedicated to one sort of bird rather than those of a particular geographical area. “A Monograph of the Trogons” was published from 1858-1875, and contains forty-seven hand colored lithographs. Gould's illustrations for the Trogons are some of the most magnificent that the ornithologist ever produced. This folio size, hand-colored lithograph, Trogon Aurantius, measures 21.5" x 14.75" and is in mint condition. This expertly hand-colored lithograph illustrated trogons commonly called Orange-breasted Trogons. The male is shown in the foreground with a vibrant yellow-orange underbelly and a brilliantly colored blue head. The female in the background has a similarly colored underbelly with a gray head. Their wings and tail feathers are accented in white and black patterns. The precise lines give each feather of these birds and their plumage great detail and definition. The Organe-breasted Trogons are perched on branches among vibrantly colored and well detailed flowers and leaves.

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