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        China, Saunders, Shanghai, tea house

      1875 - Photographie,vintage albumen print // Circa 1875 // Tirage albuminé // Format (cm): 21x27

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        Insectivorous Plants.

      London: John Murray, 1875. Undetermined. very good. 1st Edition. x, 462 pp.pp. Octavo. Bound in the original green blind stamped cloth. Gilt title and decoration to spine. Top edge untrimmed and dust soiled. A little light wear to the tips and top of spine. Original coated brown endpapers. Two of the preliminary leaves have a small stain mainly on the outer margins. Armourial bookplate on front paste down. A very nice attractive clean copy. very good Freeman 1217. the book was published by Murray on July 2, 1875 in the standard green binding. It is stated 3000 copies were printed and 2700 were immediately sold to the trade. 1875

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        Sketches New and Old

      American Publishing Co, Hartford 1875 - Large 8vo, blue cloth, stamped in gold and black.`` Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1875. First Edition. First issue, with the repeated footnote on p. 119 & 120, with the inserted erratum slip, and with the 11 line sketch on p. 299. Bright, tight copy, preserved in a 1/4 leather slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants.

      London: John Murray, 1875. Undetermined. very good. 1st 2nd Edition. viii,208,[32] pplpp. Small octavo in original green cloth. Brown coated endpapers. Foredge untrimmed. Woodcut illustrations in text. Top of spine with a touch of minor restoration. Old private library bookplate on the front pastedown. An attractive copy. very good Freeman 836. This work originally appeared as an article in the Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London Vol. 9 nos 33 and 34 and also as two rare off prints. This being the first published edition. Darwin corrected the text and added new material for this expanded edition. the add's at the rear are dated January 1875. 1875

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        Scholia graeca in Homeri Iliadem. With 4 folding facs.

      - Oxford, Clarendon, 1875-78. Complete in 6 vols. l,434-[iv,]392-xvi,511- [iv,]413-xxxiii,461-xvi,561 pp. Cloth. (Very good copy) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Russian Romance. By Alexander Serguevitch Poushkin. Translated by Mrs. J. Buchan Telfer (Née Mouravieff).

      London: Henry S. King & Co., 1875 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, publisher's device to front cover gilt, single rule frame blocked in blind to covers, top edge black, brown floral endpapers. Bumps to spine ends, spine browned, covers and edges slightly soiled, small mark to front cover; a very good copy. First edition. This early collection of Pushkin's stories contains for the first time in English the complete Tales of Belkin, together with The Moor of Peter the Great, and a new translation of The Captain's Daughter. The translator, Ekaterina Muraveva, was Russian and married an English naval captain who fought in the Crimean War, Captain Telfer. The couple travelled twice to the Crimea and Caucasus, and in 1876 Telfer published an authoritative two volume work entitled The Crimea and Transcaucasia, Being the Narrative of a Journey. An uncommon work. Mezhov, Puschkiniana, 3467; Yarmolinsky 204. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Auftreten in München des weltberühmten Athleten Holtum, sogenannten Kanonenkönigs. Bekannt durch die Pariser, Londoner und Leipziger illustrirten Zeitungen, Herr Holtum spielt und jonglirt mit 20, 30 und 60pfündigen Kanonenkugeln, wie ein Knabe kaum mit Orangen zu spielen vermag. Zum Schlusse dieser ausserordentlichen Produktion wird Herr Holtum eine wirkliche Kanone mit einer 20 pfündigen Kugel vor den Augen des Publikums laden und auf das Commando: "Feuer" die Kugel mit den Händen auffangen. Zu diesem fast unglaublichen Experiment ladet Herr Holtum alle wissenschaftlichen Männer Münchens ganz ergebenst ein, die Kanone und Kugel genau zu untersuchen.

      München, (1875). Aus zwei Teilen zusammengesetztes Plakat, der schmale obere Teil auf lilafarbenem Papier mit Adresse des Veranstalters Francois Loisset. Blattgr.: 88 x 58 cm. Auftritt des legendären Kraftakrobaten und "Kanonenkönigs" John Holtum (1845-1919), der mit der Hand eine aus einer Kanone abgefeuerte Kugel auffangen konnte. Bei der ersten Vorführung des Tricks 1872 im Londoner Holborn-Theater hatte er einen Finger seiner linken Hand eingebüßt. Der aus dem dänischen Hadersleben stammende Holtum wanderte mit 15 Jahren nach Amerika aus, wurde Goldgräber in Nevada, dann Mitglied eines Circus in San Francisco und kam schließlich 1870 zurück nach Europa. Seine außergewöhnliche Nummer machte ihn zu einem Star im europäischen Zirkus; seine körperliche Attraktivität bescherte ihm eine Unzahl weiblicher Bewunderer. Einige dieser "Groupies" unterzeichneten gar eine Petition, die Holtum vom Fangen der Kanonenkugel abhalten sollte, auf das sein makelloser Körper nicht Schaden davon nehmen möge. Holtum heiratete aber eine schöne Kunstreiterin und ließ sich nach dem Ende seiner Karriere in England nieder. - Holtum setzte eine hohe Prämie für jeden aus, der ihm seine Aufführung nachmachen könnte; probiert haben es 161 starke Männer, die aber allesamt versagten. 1880 wurde er dafür in Leeds gar angeklagt, da einer der Probanden, Elijah Fenton, den Versuch nicht unbeschadet überstand: "The first to try to catch the ball was Mr Fenton, but when the cannon was fired it struck him on the head and knocked him down. He was conveyed to the Infirmary, where it was found that his skull was fractured, and that he had received injuries to the nose". - Tls. etwas knittrig. Eine Faltung gerissen. Bücher de

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        The Book of the Axe. Containing a piscatorial Description of that stream and historical sketches of all the parishes and remarkable places upon its Banks. With nearly One Hundred Illustrations and a Map. Fourth Edition, Re-Written and Greatly Enlarged.

      London, Longman, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1875 4th. Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 10 x 6 ins. Dark navy blue pebbled “leather-style” cloth binding; beveled edge boards, embossed decoration to boards; printed in black on front with gilt lettering and vignettes to front and spine. Top edges gilt. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped and rubbed, some minor rubbing to ends of spine. Some light marks to cloth. Title page darkened and foxed, pencil inscription at top. Some rubbing to edges of title page. Replaced plate at p782 rubbed around edges with some small tears. Rubbing and small tears to edges of last advert page and endpaper. Else inside pages very clean and tight. Scarce. 906 pp. 2pp ads. Large fold out map to front (backed with cloth). Many illustrations plus 14 full-page lithographic & steel-engraved full-page views, (i.e.: Crewkerne, Beaminster, Ford Abbey, Cheddington Copse, Axminster, etc.).

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        Atlas of Niagara and Orleans Counties, New York, From actual Surveys and Official Records

      Beers, Upton & Co, 1875. Hardcover. Very good. Folio (14 x 16'). New leather spine; original cloth boards embossed in blind and with the title in gilt on the upper board. 52 maps, mostly hand-colored, including double page maps of the US and another of New York State. The maps are printed on one side only; 28 are full page; 13 are double page and one is a triple-fold. The double page map of Albion (pp. 76-77) has partially split at the fold (no loss); there is occasional light soil else the maps are in very good condition. Rebacked with a new black leather spine; board edges have been neatly restored; the cloth has some fading and light soil/staining else in very good condition; the gilt lightly rubbed. The title and front endpaper have marginal repairs, with some remargining of the title, not affecting the engraved image.

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        Siam, Femmes et enfants

      1875 - Photographie,Vintage albumen print, Siam // 1875 // Tirage albuminé aquarellé // Format (cm): 20x25

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        Wanted Poster $750 Reward, Wells Fargo Will Pay For Robbery Of Stage 1875

      Wells Fargo 1875 - Wm. B. Morris was an Agent Northwestern Stage Company; also. W. F. & Co.' s Agent. Related was W. C. Tatro—Proprietor Rocky Bar Stage Line. "$750 REWARD | Wells, Fargo and Co. Will pay $250 each for the arrest and conveiction of the three men who robbed the Silver City bound stage. Near Boise City, on the 10th inst. An Addiitonal reward of ONE-FOURTH will be paid on all treasure recovered. Wm. B MORRIS, Agent Boise City, Nov 10th 1875. This was carried on Nov 16th by 'The Idho Statesman from Boise City Idaho' on page 3. Three stagecoach robbers near Boise City take the strongbox headed for Silver City. It is unknow if they were captured. Broadside about 8 x 12". Aged, crease down center. Corners torn where poster was ripped off the board it was secured to. L/R corner loss to depth of about 3/4" well away from ny text, other corners with but slight losses. Nicely aged. When masked men held up a stagecoach in early Idaho, the prize they hoped to steal, above any other loot, was the Wells, Fargo & Co. Treasure box. "Rube" Robbins was, most likely, in charge of apprehending them. A RARE item. ; 0

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        With Illustrations on steel and wood by the most eminent Artists. 5 Bände

      Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, ca. 1875-1880. XII, 288, VII, 288, IX, 288, IX, 288, IX, 288 mit zusammen 64 Tafeln in Stahlstich und unzählichen Textholzschnitten, original Leinen mit reichen Goldprägungen, Goldschnitt, quart, (etwas stockfleckig / Exlibris auf Vorsatz / gering bestoßen und berieben) - einheitlich komplette Original-Ausgabe / Text englisch / Band 1/2: The British Isles / Band 3: Normandie, Alpen, Rheinland, Venedig, Spanien etc. / Band 4: Auvergne, Alte Deutsche Städte, Norwegen, Nord Italien, Sizilien, Schwarzwald etc. / Band 5: Schweden, Tirol, Gibraltar, Dresden und Sächsische Schweiz, Konstantinopel, Belgien, Russland, Jura, Athen, Holland etc. -

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        FACTS ABOUT SHERRY, Gleaned in the Vineyards and Bodegas of the Jerez, Seville, Moguer, & Montilla Districts During the Autumn of 1875.

      London, Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1876, 1875. FIRST EDITION 1876, 8vo, approximately 185 x 120 mm, 7¼ x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 15 engraved plates, 9 illustrations in the text, pages: (11), 12-108, nicely rebound in full burgundy crushed morocco with no decoration, gilt lettered spine, marbled endpapers, and with original publisher's printed yellow card wraps bound in at rear, colour illustrated on upper cover, together with the original 14 pages of wine adverts. No inscriptions, a very good clean bright copy. The author was Wine Juror for Great Britain at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873 and he spent 3 months in the sherry districts of Southern Spain in 1875. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 293, G40310: "This is an interesting book not only because it tells us about sherry but because of what it tells us about the people, their customs, and their problems". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Der Fischer und sine Frau. Herausgegeben von J. Meier-Graefe. Mit 10 Original-Lithographien von Richard Dreher. 40. Druck der Marees-Gesellschaft.

      11 S. (Textheft), 10 Blatt in Mappe (OHLeinen mit bedrucktem Überzugspapier, ca. 55x46 cm), Folio. Auflage 170 Exemplare (zzgl. 80 auf Japan-Papier). Sämtliche Graphiken unter Passepartout und von Dreher (1875-1932) signiert. Druck der Lithographien unter Aufsicht des Künstlers in der Dresdner Kunstakademie Druck des Textes auf Bütten durch Jakob Hegner, Hellerau. Rodenberg 373. Mit Trockenstempel der Gesellschaft. Die Mappe weist außen Flecken auf, kleine Einrisse an den Umklappen, insgesamt aber gutes Exemplar. Good copy with 10 handsigned graphics. Richard Dreher wuchs als ältestes von fünf Kindern in ärmlichen Verhältnissen in Dresden auf. Als er 14 Jahre alt war, begann er eine Lehre bei einem Dresdener Lithografen. 1892 wechselte er zu einem Berliner Lithografen und wurde später Retuscheur bei einem Fotografen. Während dieser Zeit beschäftigte er sich vermehrt mit Kunst und lernte 1895 Gerhart Hauptmann kennen. Bei einem Aufenthalt in Hamburg entschied er, sich nur noch der Kunst zu widmen. 1903 nahm er an Kunstausstellungen in Berlin und Dresden teil. Im folgenden Jahr zog er mit seiner Familie nach Rockau, wo er hauptsächlich Elblandschaften malte. Er nahm weiterhin an Ausstellungen teil und erhielt 1908 den Villa-Romana-Preis des Deutschen Künstlerbundes. Der einsetzende Erfolg ermöglichte es Richard Dreher, mit seiner Familie ein Jahr in Florenz und in Forte dei Marmi in der Nähe von Pisa zu verbringen. Auch danach stellt er weiter mit Erfolg aus, zum Beispiel bei der Galerie Ernst Arnold und bei Paul Cassirer. Bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg unternahm er Studienreisen nach Dänemark, Südfrankreich, Rom und in die Toskana. Er kaufte 1915, nachdem er ein zweites Mal geheiratet hat, ein Haus in Elbersdorf. Weil er keinen Militärdienst leisten musste, konnte er sich auch während des Krieges weiter mit der Kunst befassen. Nach Kriegsende ging er 1919 als Professor für Malerei an die Kunstakademie Dresden und unterrichtete dort unter anderem Wilhelm Lachnit und Otto Garten. 1924 fuhr er erneut auf Studienreise nach Italien. Dreher zog sich zunehmend aus gesundheitlichen Gründen aus der Öffentlichkeit zurück. Von 1927 bis zu seinem Tod 1932 wohnte er im Wasserpalais des Pillnitzer Schlosses. (Quelle: Wikipedia)

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        E. R. Weiss zum fünfzigsten Geburtstage 12. Oktober 1925. .

      2 (38 x 28 cm), 106 S., 44 Textabb. Buchschmuck: 11 Bl. Initialen: 6 Bl. Bücherzeichen, Signete: 8 Bl. Druckschrifte, Typographischer Schmuck: 13 Bl. Buchumschläge, Buchtitel: 76 Bl., 6 Faltaf. Offsetdrucke nachfarbigen Umschlägen, Einbänden und Vorsatzpapieren. 7 Bl. Einbände: 37 Bl., 1 Bl Impressum., HPerg. m Deckelvignette, Kopfgoldschnitt und Lesebändchen., Min gebrauchspurig, 1 Bl. m einem hinterlegtem Einriss, sonst schönes Exemplar. Normalausgabe, Nr. 168 von 450 Exemplaren (Total 500 Exemplaren). - Gemeinschaftsausgabe von zwölf Verlagen, für die E. R. Weiss tätig war: Avalun, Bruno Cassiere, Eugen Diederichs, S. Fischer, Insel, Klinkhardt & Biermann, R. Labisch, R. Piper, Poeschel & Trepte, C. G. Röder, Rütten & Loening, Spamerische Buchbinderei. Mit den eingebundene Original-Lithographien von Karl Hofer (Porträt E. R. Weiß, Original-Holzschnitt von Emil Orlik (Das Tao, das ausgesprochen werden kann...) und Karl Walser (Exlibris E. R. Weiß). - Emil Rudolf Weiß (1875-1942), deutscher Typograf, Grafiker, Maler, Lehrer und Dichter, der sich einer klassisch-konservativen Buchgestaltung verschrieben hatte.

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        Munia Forbesi (Forbes's Munia)

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

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        Atlas of Niagara and Orleans Counties, New York, From actual Surveys and Official Records

      Beers, Upton & Co. 1875. Folio (14 x 16'). New leather spine; original cloth boards embossed in blind and with the title in gilt on the upper board. 52 maps, mostly hand-colored, including double page maps of the US and another of New York State. The maps are printed on one side only; 28 are full page; 13 are double page and one is a triple-fold. The double page map of Albion (pp. 76-77) has partially split at the fold (no loss); there is occasional light soil else the maps are in very good condition. Rebacked with a new black leather spine; board edges have been neatly restored; the cloth has some fading and light soil/staining else in very good condition; the gilt lightly rubbed. The title and front endpaper have marginal repairs, with some remargining of the title, not affecting the engraved image. Very good.

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        History of the Ninety-Seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry During the War of the Rebellion 1861-65 : With Biographical Sketches of Its Field and Staff Officers with a Complete Record of each Officer and Enlisted Man.

      Philadelphia: Published by the author for the subscribers, 1875 - First edition, 8vo (11”x 7”), pp. viii, (3)-608, (2) errata, blank, engraved frontispiece portrait & 6 engraved portrait plates, wood engraved text illustrations & maps throughout. Original gilt lettered & gilt decorated brown cloth, beveled sides. Good+ with some wear & fray to spine caps & corners Natural age toning to sheets, plates with some foxing, no names or inscriptions, unmarked, complete. H6627 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Faust. Eine Tragödie.

      Groß-4. 33 cm [80] Blatt. Illustrierter Original-Halblederband mit blindgeprägtem Rückentitel. Rundum-Goldschnitt. Nummer 361 von 400 (gesamt 600) nummerierten Exemplaren der Ausgabe B, im Impressum von Frau U. Holtz signiert. Druck nach der Originalhandschrift des Hamburger Schriftkünstlers Johann Holtz (1875 - 1944) auf Papier der Papierfabrik Biberist bei Solothurn. Mit farb- und goldgehöhtem Titel, Initialen, Randleisten und einigen Textillustrationen in Gold und Farbe. Einband an Kanten minimalst bestoßen. Sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa from Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Five to his Death. Continued by a Narrative of His Last Moments and Sufferings, obtained from his faithful servants Chuma and Susi

      New York: Harper & Brothers , 1875 541+[4 ad] pages with frontispiece portrait, 2 maps (including folding pocket map), 21 full page and 25 smaller illustrations. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") issued in green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt pictorial on cover and spine with blind stamped rule to cover edges, edges beveled. Edited by Horace Waller. First published in London by John Murray in 1874. 1st American edition. Dr David Livingstone (19 March 1813 1 May 1873) was a British Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and explorer in central Africa. He was the first European to see Mosi-oa-Tunya (Victoria Falls), to which he gave the English name in honour of his monarch, Queen Victoria. He is the subject of the meeting with H. M. Stanley, which gave rise to the popular quotation, "Dr Livingstone, I presume?" Perhaps one of the most popular national heroes of the late-nineteenth century in Victorian Britain, Livingstone had a mythic status, which operated on a number of interconnected levels: that of Protestant missionary martyr, that of working-class "rags to riches" inspirational story, that of scientific investigator and explorer, that of imperial reformer, anti-slavery crusader and advocate of commercial empire. His fame as an explorer helped drive forward the obsession with discovering the sources of the Nile River that formed the culmination of the classic period of European geographical discovery and colonial penetration of the African continent. At the same time his missionary travels, "disappearance" and death in Africa, and subsequent glorification as posthumous national hero in 1874 led to the founding of several major central African Christian missionary initiatives carried forward in the era of the European "Scramble for Africa." Condition: Shelf wear, head and heal of spine rubbed, frayed and chipped, slight rubbing along front hinge, small sticker removed from pack pocket else a very good copy. . First American Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Royal octavo.

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        The Complete Angler ... with original memoirs and notes by Sir Harris Nicolas

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1875. Third Nicolas Edition. With engraved title, 60 engraved plates. 1 vols. 8vo. Three quarter green morocco, uniformly mellowed to brown, marbled paper sides and endpapers, gilt panelled spine, t.e.g. Extremities slightly rubbed, else fine. Third Nicolas Edition. With engraved title, 60 engraved plates. 1 vols. 8vo. A compact, pleasing edition, with the illustrations of the first Nicolas edition (1836), here printed all on separate leaves. Coigney 95; Westwood & Satchell, p. 235

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        Allgemeine Bauzeitung. Mit Abbildungen. Gegründet von Professor Chr. Ludwig Förster. (40 Jg. 1875 bis 45. Jg. 1880: 6 Jahrgänge in jeweils 6 Doppelheften zus. 36 Doppelhefte mit ca. 600 S. Text und mit 478 (von 512) gestochene Taf.).

      2 (44.5 x 29.5 cm) Enthält: 1875: 88 S. Text mit 9 Zeichnungsblättern und 85 (von 94) Taf. 1876: 110 S. Text mit 12 (auf 10) Zeichnungsblättern und 85 (von 89) Taf. 1877: 88 S. Text mit 20 Zeichnungsblättern und 82 (von 86) 1878: 92 S. Text mit 20 Zeichnungsblättern und 79 (von 81) Taf. 1879: 92 S. Text mit 14 Zeichnungsblättern und 67 (von 78) Taf. 1880: 108 S. Text mit 11 Zeichnungsblättern und 80 (von 84) Taf. Jedes Heft mit Inseraten , Lose Doppelbl. und (Doppel-)Taf. in Orig.-Umschlägen die Jahrgangstitelblätter beiliegend. Diese in Kart.-Mappen., Es fehlen die Tafeln: 1875: Nr. 14-22 (Die komische Oper in Wien) 1876: Nr. 51 (Wohnhaus des Prof. K. Zumbusch in Wien), Nr. 75-77 (Jagdhaus des Herrn Nicolaus Dumba zu Liezen) es fehlen zudem die S. 13-16 und S. 21-24 1877: Nr. 79-82 (Schulhaus der Gemeinde Liesing bei Wien, ebenso der dazugehörige Text S. 85-88) 1878: Nr. 10 (K. k. Hofopernhaus in Wien: Längenschnitt durch das Kesselhaus), Nr. 16a (K. k. Hofopernhaus in Wien) 1879: Nr. 38 (Villa des Herrn Bucher am Wörthersee), Nr. 40-42 (Villa der Frau Sofie Wackenroder in Penzing), Nr. 54-58 und 58a (Bauten des Wiener Cottage-Vereines auf der Türkenschanze) 1880: Nr. 38 (Kuppeldach der Kirche von St. Blasien, ebenso der dazugehörige Text S. 45-48), Nr. 60-62 (Villa Paulick in Seewalchen am Attersee). - Die Umschläge tlw. läd., Taf. selten etw. staubrandig u. randknittrig allg. gutes Ex. Ausserordentlich umfangreiche Zeitschrift die wichtige Bauwerke hauptsächlich aus Oesterreich-Ungarn u. Deutschland zeigen. Einige Abbildungen zeigen Bauwerke aus den USA, Italien etc. - Die Allgemein Bauzeitung erschien von 1836 - 1918 (jährlich 6 Doppelhefte) und informierte vor allem über alle wichtigen Bauunternehmungen der Monarchie.

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        Sea Mosses - An Album created by Mrs. Ruth O. Morris from Wm. H. Brown May 13th, 1875, Santa Barbara, CA

      , 1875. 1875. A wide array of sea mosses applied to affixed to album pages, each captioned with it's species and sometimes genus. Includes 115 plus specimens. Most specimens intact. 9" x 7>

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        Le Saint-Graal ou Le Joseph d'Arimathie

      Au Mans: Ed. Monnover, 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4 volumes. 8vo. 530;lx,571,(1)309,(1);311-831,(1)pp. Three volumes in 4. Contemporary brown cloth, gilt spine titles. Decorative as well as typeset title pages in each of the three volumes ( the last contains no title as it is a continuation of volume 3). Large folding facsimile of the manuscript in Volume 2 as a frontispiece; facsimile of the end of the manuscript at the end of Vol. 3, part 1. Important transcription and commentary of the Le Mans Grail romance sometimes attributed to Gautier Map (Walter Map), a Welsh monk who lived from 1140-c.1210. Ribbon bookmarks. Bookplate of David Douglas and neat signature f E. H. Loyd dated 1907 on the front pastedowns of each volume. Cloth lightly darkened and soiled, occasional light foxing but a very good set.

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        A Passionate Pilgrim. and Other Tales.

      Boston, 1875. 8vo., pp. 496. Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Head and tail of spine rubbed, light marking to boards. Very good indeed. First Edition of James' first novella. Set in England, the tale shows James' strong interest in the contrast between the Old World and the New. In fact, the difference between America and Europe erupts into open conflict in the story, which leads to a sadly ironic ending. The story was the earliest fiction that James included in the 'New York Edition' (1907-09) of his works. Edel and Lawrence [A1].

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        Old London [with letterpress by Alfred Marks].

      Folio [470 x 360mm] 2 portfolios. 14pp descriptive letterpress printed rectos only, 120 carbon photographic prints mounted on blue card with printed titles, dates and publication details. Originally published in annual parts of 6 photographs [1875 - 1878], then 12 photographs [1879 - 1886]. Also included is an 11-page manuscript alphabetical index to the subjects of the photographs. Original sheep backed cloth portfolios, lacking most of the cloth ties and a little worn on the spines, letterpress leaves a little frayed. Old damp stains to the bottom right hand corner of most of the card mounts, well away from the photographic images but often affecting the printed titles. This has left a discolouration to that section of the mount, rarely more than a triangular section entering 80mm into the card, but in many cases it has led to a denaturing and subsequent weakness of the affected section. It is possible that this copy belonged to Alfred Marks as the initials AM and a number appear on all except 15 of the 120 mounts. The numbers are not the same throughout, but are consecutive with each issued part and may relate to the subscriber number issued for each part. They are numbered as follows: 13 - 18 AM 9; 21, 22 & 24 AM 22; Part 5 [25 - 36] AM 1; Part 6 [37 - 48] AM 33; Part 7 [49 - 60] AM 44; Part 8 [61-72] AM 72; Part 9 [73 - 84] AM 9; Part 10 [97 - 108] AM 46; Part 11 [109 - 120] AM 25. The Society for Photographing Relics of Old London originated in the wish of a few friends to have a record of the Oxford Arms in Warwick Lane, threatened in 1873 and demolished in 1878. Negatives were made by Alfred and John Bool of Albany Street and these were distributed among subscribers in 1875. Letters leading to the formation of the Society appeared in The Times in 1875. Initially they were issued without letterpress but in 1881 Alfred Marks wrote descriptive text for those issued up to that date and continued to produce text from then to the end of the series. For details of all the buildings portrayed, plus an introductory essay see: Old London, Photographed by Henry Dixon and Alfred and John Bool for the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, by Graham Bush. Academy Editions, 1975. A copy of which included with this item. Due to the protracted publishing history, complete sets of this beautiful series of photographs of a vanished London are understandably scarce and it is poorly represented in institutional collections. Copac lists The British Library as the only U.K. location; it is held in whole or in part by a number of U.S. libraries.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England 2 Vols Albany, NY 1875

      1875. Blackstone Revised for the Late Nineteenth Century [Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780)]. Broom, Herbert, Editor. Hadley, Edward A., Editor. Wait, William, Notes. Commentaries on the Laws of England. Albany: John D. Parsons, Jr., 1875. Table of Consanguinity. Fold-out Table of Descent. Two volumes. xxxii, 918; xxii, 821 pp. Octavo (9-3/4" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, rear hinge starting, hinges cracked, some edgewear, chips and minor tears to preliminaries and final few leaves of each volume, some with early repairs, final leaf of Volume II detached, light toning to text. Ex-library. Institution stamp to foot of spines, embossed stamp and small security tag to front boards, stamps to edges of text block, preliminaries and endleaves. * First American edition. This edition of Blackstone blends the original text with material by Broom and Hadley. Its first edition was published in London in 1869. Laeuchli, A Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone 463.

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        Nilbilder auf seiner Reise durch Egypten nach der Natur aufgenommen . Erläuternder Text von A. E. Brehm u. J. Dümichen).

      (Wandsbeck, Seitz, 1871 - 1875). - Mit 24 chromolithograph. Tafeln von Karl Werner, auf Karton montiert. 25 Textbll. und der vorderen Umschlag der 4. Lieferung als Ersatz für das nicht vorhandene Titelblatt. Bildgröße ca. 27 x 38 cm, Tafelgröße ca. 46 x 59 cm. Lose in roter OLwd.-Mappe. Quer-Imperial-Folio. Vgl. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 324; Blackmer 1509 - Prachtvolle ägyptische Ansichten und Szenen von dem zu seiner Zeit gefeierten Aquarellisten Karl Werner, der nilaufwärts bis nach Nubien reiste. Werner schuf nach der Natur ebenso detailgenaue wie lebendige und stimmungsvolle Bilder von besonderer Ausdruckskraft. Die Tafeln (datiert 1870-1874) sind aufgrund der Genauigkeit ihrer topographischen, ethnographischen und architekturgeschichtlichen Darstellung von bleibendem Wert. - Trockenstempel der lithographischen Anstalt auf den Trägerkartons, in den Ecken der Kartons kl. Papierschildchen mit Bezeichnung der Bildmotive. - Die Mappe berieben und bestoßen, teils Läsuren, etwas fleckig, Mappenflügel teils lose. Eine Tafel beschnitten. Textblätter teils mit kl. Randläsuren, Widmungsblatt stärker gebräunt, Textmappe etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Randläsuren, teils angestaubt, teilweise etwas stockfleckig, Rückseiten teils stärker, leicht gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York : L. H. Frank'schen Buchhandlung,. 1875. Hardback. Period-style half leather and marbled boards, 12mo, 70 pages ; 20 cm. In Hebrew with German translation on opposite pages. Attractive American Haggadah from just before the Centennial. SUBJECT (S) : Seder -- Liturgy -- Texts. Judaism -- Liturgy Haggadah -- Texts. Haggadah. Toning and light wear to pages, period margin stamps on 2 pages, Very Good Condition. Attractive. (AMR-51-5) .

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        XVIIIe Siecle Institutions Usages et Costumes France 1700-1789

      Librairie de Firmin-Didot Freres, Paris 1875 - First Edition. Illustrated with 21 Chromoloithographs and 350 Woodengravings after Watteau, Vanloo, Rigaud, Lancret, J. Vernet, Chardin, Jeurat, Bouchardon, Saint-Aubin, Eisen, Gravelot, Moreau, Cochin, Wille, Debucourt, etc under the direction of M.A. Racinet. 1 vols. Large 4to. Paul Lacroix (April 27, 1806 - October 16, 1884), French author and journalist, was born in Paris, the son of a novelist.He is best known under his pseudonym of P.L. Jacob, bibliophile, or Bibliophile Jacob, suggested by the constant interest he took in public libraries and books generally. Lacroix was an extremely prolific and varied writer. Over twenty historical romances alone came from his pen, and he also wrote a variety of serious historical works, including a history of Napoleon III, and the life and times of the Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.He was the joint author with Ferdinand Séré of a five-volume work, Le Moyen IAge et la Renaissance (1847), a standard work on the manners, customs and dress of those times, the chief merit of which lies in the great number of illustrations it contains. He also wrote many monographs on phases of the history of culture, including Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period. Over the signature Pierre Dufour was published an exhaustive Histoire de la prostitution (1851-1852), which has always been attributed to Lacroix. His works on bibliography were also extremely numerous. In 1885 he was appointed librarian of the Arsenal Library, Paris. Bound in full blue french levant, gilt spine, repeating Fleur-de-Lis design on upper and lower covers, a.e.g., bookplate of Francis Gray Smart. About Fine Illustrated with 21 Chromoloithographs and 350 Woodengravings after Watteau, Vanloo, Rigaud, Lancret, J. Vernet, Chardin, Jeurat, Bouchardon, Saint-Aubin, Eisen, Gravelot, Moreau, Cochin, Wille, Debucourt, etc under the direction of M.A. Racinet. 1 vols. Large 4to [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent (John, 1820-1893, Scientist)

      1875 - thanking him for his kindness and saying that "in former years I have had to meet some brisk criticisms regarding Dr Joule:", (James Prescott Joule, 1818-1889, the physicist), "this makes me anxious that no ground should exist that could intimate that I rated him lower than Dr Mayer" (Julius Robert von Mayer, 1814-1878, the German physician and physicist). "Were this not the case I should not for a moment think of asking you either to alter the leading", the space between lines, "or to give the article the same place as that accorded to the one on Mayer. If you wish it pray postpone the article until the next week, making a note that press of matter compelled you to do so. I hardly think however that it would make the least difference to Dr Sanderson whether his article comes first or second. 'Dr Carpenter & Dr Mayer' may come any where - but I think Joule ought to have the same position as Mayer", with apologies for the trouble, 2 sides 8vo., Royal Institution headed paper, 18th December no year, from the handwriting circa In papers of 1841 (unpublished) and 1842, Mayer propounded the equivalence of work and heat and the conservation of energy when work and heat are exchanged, and went on to determine a numerical value for the mechanical equivalent of heat. In 1848 he discovered the credit had been given to Joule which, coupled with the deaths of two of his children, led to his attempted suicide. In 1862, Tyndall revived Mayer's work in a lecture at the Royal Institution, and in papers in the Philosophical Magazine, 1863-1864, whose avowed object was "to raise a noble and a suffering man to the position which his labours entitled him to occupy". Mayer showed genius in applying the principles to a remarkable range of phenomena, terrestrial and cosmic. For the controversy, in which Tyndall succeeded in making equal claims for both, see Eve & Creasey's life of Tyndall, pp. 94-105. Joule was awarded the Copley Medal (The Royal Society's highest award) in 1870 and Mayer in 1871. John Scott Burdon Sanderson, (1828-1905, from 1899 1st Baronet, the pathologist and physiologist) was at this time professor at University College London (later at Oxford). In 1873 he began to examine the role of electricity in physiology, after Darwin inquired about the Venus flytrap. The nervous system was also a main interest of William Benjamin Carpenter, (1813-1885, the biologist, at this time Registrar of University College London), together with its relation to the moral will. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sergijew Possad 1923.

      Querformat, ca. 29,5 x 45 cm. (2) S., 15 Original-Lithographien von Konstantin Fjodorowitsch Juon. Orig.-Broschur. Juon (1875-1958), russischer Maler und Bühnenbildner. Die Lithographien zeigen überwiegend winterliche Gesamt- und Teil-Ansichten aus Sergeijew Possad, der nordöstlich von Moskau gelegenen Stadt mit dem Dreifaltigkeitskloster. Einbandtitel und Inhaltsverzeichnis in kyrillischer Schrift. Jedes Blatt in der Platte vom Künstler signiert. Einband mit Knick, bestoßen und mit Fehlstellen am Rand und am Hinterdeckel. Die Lithotafeln mittig mit leichter Knickfalte.

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        Inondation de Toulouse. 23 Juin 1875. Provost père et fils, photographes.

      (Toulouse), 1875. ____ Album de 12 photographies montrant les dégâts de la grande crue de la Garonne à Toulouse. Il y eut 208 morts et de 1 219 maisons détruites. Les photos, collées sur carton, mesurent 21 x 16 cm. Un album similaire figure au catalogue de la bibliothèque municipale de Toulouse avec 14 photographies. Photos légèrement jaunies et passées. L'ouvrage est en partie déboîté avec des planches détachées. *****. In-folio oblong. [410 x345 mm] Collation : titre, 12 planches photographiques. Percaline verte, titre doré sur le premier plat. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Handbuch der Heroldskunst. Erster, Zweiter, Dritter und Vierter Band [kmpl.]. Wissenschaftliche Beiträge zur Deutung der Hausmarken, Steinmetz-Zeichen und Wappen mit sprach- und schriftgeschichtlichen Erläuterungen nebst kulturgeschichtlichen Bildern, Betrachtungen und Forschungen. Nebst selbstgezeichneten bunten Wappentafeln, mit Bildbeilagen und Abbildungen. - (1) Altgermanische Zahlzeichen, Silben- und Buchstaben-Runen. (2) Binde-Runen. (3) Zeit-Runen, Sonnen- und Himmels-Zeichen. (4) Sonnenlauf-, Heils- und Veme-Zeichen, geheime Schlüssel. Erstausg.

      355 S., mit 55 farbigen Wappentaf. / 367 S., mit 52 farb. Wappentaf. / 359 S., mit 63 farb. Wappentaf. / 432 S., 1 Bl., mit 55 farb. Wappentaf. alle Bde. mit Fotos auf Kunstdruckpapier u. zahlreichen Textabb., 4, O-Halbleinen mit Goldschrift (4 Bde.) Dr. jur. Bernhard Koerner (1875-1952) war Reichspräsidialrat, Mitglied des königlich preußischen Heroldsamtes u. Stiftungsmitglied der Guido-von-List-Gesellschaft. Sein Interesse am heraldischen Okkultismus verhalf Guido von List zu fast unbegrenztem Material für seine Runen- u. Heraldikforschung. In dem von List gegründeten "Hohen-Armanen-Orden" war Koerner unter dem Titel "Arz-Femo-Aithari" Mitglied. Dass die Runenauslegungen aus diesem in Einzellieferungen erschienenen "Handbuch der Heroldskunst" in völkischen Kreisen grosse Beachtung fanden, belegt auch der damalige Bezieher Karl Maria Wiligut (als SS-Mitglied in Heinrich Himmlers persönlichen Stab "Weisthor" genannt). Im Adressverzeichnis des zweiten Bandes findet man den "Erberinnerer" unter der Eintragung 314 wieder. Koerners Werk ist ohne Zweifel eine der Quellen für Wiliguts Wissen, das später Darré u. Himmler so gerne in Anspruch nahmen. Der 4. Bd. geht auch auf die Externsteine ein. - Mit Registern. - Einbände beschabt die Rücken erneuert (die geblichenen u. fleckigen Original-Rücken dabei wieder aufmontiert) Kapitale leicht angerissen alle Innendeckel mit Wappen-ExLibris "Pfarrer Hermann Knott" bzw. "Hermann Knodt" u. zusätzlichen Adresstempeln des dtsch. Heraldikers Heinz Ritt (1918-2010) in einem Expl. montierter, gedruckter Nachruf auf Bernhard Koerner (3 Bll. mit Foto) u. seine ganzseitige Todesanzeige seltene kl. Anstreichungen u. Marginalien, sonst gute Expl.

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        Götz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand. Ein Schauspiel.

      115 (2) Seiten mit 17 Originalholzdrucken 4, Original-Ganzpergament mit Rückentitel und Deckelvignette im Leinenbespannten Schuber, Goldkopfschnitt und lineare Kanten- und Innenkantenvergoldung Sechundzwanzigster Avalun-Druck. Nr. 6 von 200 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzpergament. Die ganzseitigen Holzschnitte monogramiert, im Impressum vom Künstler signiert. Handgebundener Einband von P.A. Demeter mit Innen- und Stehkanten-Vergoldung, Rückentitel und Illustration auf dem vorderen Buchdeckel in Schwarz. Gedruckt in der Werkstatt Jakob Hegner in Hellerau bei Dresden in einer einmaligen Auflage von dreihundertfünfzig numerierten Stücken. Der Buchschmuck ist auf Japanbütten, der Text ist auf Zanders Bütten gedruckt. Alois Kolb (österr. Maler, Radierer und Lithograph 1875-1942), leitete den Satz, die Ausstattung und radierte den Bildschmuck (Original Radierungen). Die Drucke 1 bis 200 in Ganzpergament, Nummer 201 bis 350 in Halbpergament. In den Stücken der Ganzpergament-Ausgabe ist jedes Vollbild, in den Halbpergament-Exemplaren der Druckvermerk vom Künstler handschriftlich unterzeichnet. Die bei den Nummer 1 bis 50 enthaltene Mappe mit den Sonderabzügen fehlt.

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        THE DEFENCE OF A POSITION Selected as a field of Battle -- Royal Engineer prize essay for 1875

      W. Mitchell & co. London. 1875. First Edition. 8vo.(9.7 x 6.2 inches). iv, 43pp. 8 folding maps, plans and charts at the rear, some colour printed and finished by hand. Complete. In the original publishers brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to the front board. New plain cloth spine. Brown coated endpapers with neat previous owners name on the top of the front free endpaper. Boards a little faded to the edges but overall a very good copy of this scarce booklet, printed by A. W. and J. P. Jackson of Woolwich.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Erzählung aus der Zeit des Höhlenmenschen und des Höhlenbären. Mit sämtlichen Illustrationen der Erstausgabe von 1875

      David Friedrich Weinland: Rulaman. Erzählung aus der Zeit des Höhlenmenschen und des Höhlenbären. Mit sämtlichen Illustrationen der Erstausgabe von 1875 (siehe eurobook UG Foto). Knödler Verlag, 2009. 341 Seiten. Ungelesene, gebundene Ausgabe im illustrierten Leineneinband. Sehr guter Zustand. Werktäglicher Versand. Sollte der Versand für Ihr Zielland außerhalb Deutschlands nicht freigeschaltet sein - senden Sie uns bitte eine kurze Nachricht. Es werden lediglich die zusätzlich anfallenden Versandkosten berechnet. Please ask for international shipping

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