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        THE OVERLAND MONTHLY: Devoted to the Development of the Country

      A. Roman & Company and John H. Carmany & Company, San Francisco 1875 - A complete run, comprised of 15 volumes, of the first incarnation of this influential monthly magazine. Founded by Anton Roman, a Bavarian-born bookseller who sold the magazine to John Carmany in 1869, the Overland Monthly rose to prominence with contributions by the "Golden State Trinity": Bret Harte, Charles Warren Stoddard, and Ina Coolbrith. Notably, Harte's famous story "The Luck of Roaring Camp" appeared in the magazine's second issue (August 1868). Other contributors included Ambrose Bierce, J. Ross Browne, Joaquin Miller, John Muir, and Mark Twain. Octavo. The first twelve volumes are bound in pebbled green cloth with gilt stamping. The thirteenth volume is bound in full green cloth with gilt titles. The last two volumes are bound in one-half brown morocco over brown cloth-covered boards, with gilt stamping and four raised bands. A period library label appears on the front pastedown in the final two volumes (no other markings). Period previous owner's signature in pencil on the front flyleaf in five volumes. A bit of wear to the corners and tips of the cloth-bound volumes; else very good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: johnson rare books & archives, ABAA]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1875 - 1875 Wisden Front Wrapper Preserved Fine Condition

      1875. This is possibly the best Wisden that we have offered for sale to date on Wisden Auction. The book on offer here is an 1875 Wisden that has been rebound some time ago in green quarter leather with brown boards. The title and year appear in gilt to the spine. The boards are in excellent condition. The front wrapper has been preserved and is in fine condition. The book lacks the rear wrapper. The remaining contents - pages 1-212 are in immaculate, clean, unmarked condition and this is as good an example of an 1875 as we have seen. In the past couple of years we have sold two 1875s - both rebound without the wrappers and each has sold in region of £19,000.00. The book on offer here has the original front wrapper in fine condition and hence the price is fair. If any additional photographs are required or any further information please do not hesitate to contact us. The front and rear hinges are strong and the contents are in excellent, complete, unmarked fine condition. A very nice example.

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        Sitzungs-Protokolle. 24 Hefte.

      Stuttgart Kohlhammer -92 1875 - (31 x 23,5 cm). Mit einigen Tafeln und Karten. Original-Rückenbroschur. Vorhanden sind die Protokolle von 1875-91/92 (ohne 1881 Heft 2; 1886/87 Heft 2; 1889; 1890 und 1891/92 Heft 1). - Neben vereinsinternen Notizen und Reiseberichten enthalten die Hefte auch Beiträge u.a. über: die Konstruktion der Straßen-Eisenbahn, die Grubenbahn bei Wasseralfingen, die Ausstellung des Vereins für Baukunde, das Eisenbahnwesen in Württemberg, die Irrenanstalt in Schussenried, den Umbau des Bahnhofs Stuttgart, die Anlage erhöhter Trottoirs in Stuttgart, die Konstruktion städtischer Straßen und Pferdebahnen, den Einsturz der Tay-Brücke, Wassermörtel, Maschinentorffabrikation, den gegenwärtigen Stand des Tunnelbaus, die Verminderung von Hochwasserverheerungen durch Sammelweiher, Goldners Abortsystem in Baden-Baden, die Korrektur der Königs- und Schulstraße in Stuttgart, die Verkehrsverhältnisse Württembergs, Glasbedachungen, die Kosten der Nebenbahnen, die Esslinger Frauenkirche, die Untertürkheimer Neckarbrücke, Straßenreinigung, die Anlage von Volksbädern in Stuttgart, den Bau eines Wasserreservoirs in Wildbad, Heilbronn und seine Bauten etc. - Stempel auf den Titeln. Rücken vereinzelt leicht lädiert. Insgesamt gut erhalten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A sammelband of six pamphlets by and about John Ruskin, viz: 1) Notes on the Construction of Sheepfolds . . . Sunnyside: George Allen, 1875. Second Edition; 2) Inaugural Address Delivered at the Cambridge School of Art. Sunnyside: George Allen, 1879. A New Edition; 3) Notes on the Pictures of Mr. Holman Hunt . . . London: William Reeves, 1866. First edition; 4) Notes on Some of the Principal Pictures of Sir John Everett Millais . . . London: William Reeves, 1886. First edition. 5) John Ruskin: His Life and Work . . . by William Smart. Manchester: Abel Heywood & Son, [1880]. First edition. And 6) A Disciple of Plato. A Critical Study of John Ruskin by William Smart. Glasgow: Wilson & McCormick, 1883. First edition.

      6 vols, 8vo, bound in later blue calf by George Watson & Son, Glasgow, red spine label, gilt decorations and lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. A good collection of pamphlets by John Ruskin, several of which are related to prominent Pre-Raphaelite artists and art. The two pamphlets about Ruskin by William Smart, President of the Ruskin Society of Glasgow, are uncommon. Joints starting, but sound; edges a little rubbed; very good copy.

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        The Dialogues of Plato. Translated into English with Analyses and Intoductions by B.(enjamin) Jowett

      at the Clarendon Press, Oxford 1875 - Second edition, Revised and Corrected Throughout, with Additions and an Index of Subjects and Proper Names. 11 vols. 8vo. Bound in half brown contemporary calf and marbled boards, black title labels, marbled edges. Spine ends slightly chipped, some light marginal notations (some in ink). In all Very good Second edition, Revised and Corrected Throughout, with Additions and an Index of Subjects and Proper Names.

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        Reward!, Wells, Fargo & Co's Express Box, On Chinese and Copperopolis

      1875. [Tuolumne, CA]. 1875. 14" x 11" broadside. [Tuolumne, CA]. 1875. 14" x 11" broadside. An 1875 Robbery of a Wells, Fargo Stagecoach in California [Broadside]. Wells, Fargo & Co. Valentine, John J. [1840-1901]. Reward!: Wells, Fargo & Co's Express Box, On Chinese and Copperopolis Stage, Was Robbed this Morning, By One Man About Two Miles from Burns Ferry, (Ruplee's Bridge,) Tuolumne County Side, Of $600 in Coin and Gold Dust. [Tuolumne, CA]: Tuolumne Independent Print, December 1, 1875. 14" x 11" broadside. Moderate toning and faint dampspotting, light edgewear, a few tiny holes, none with loss to text. $500. * A classic Western wanted poster involving a stagecoach robbery in the California countryside east of San Francisco and Modesto. The robber is described as a "Mexican, lightish complexion, rather short and thick set; weight about 150 lbs.; had a moustache and short growth of beard." Wells, Fargo offered a reward of $300.00 and "one-fourth of any portion of treasure recovered." The broadside is signed in type by Valentine, General Superintendent of Wells Fargo. This appears to be an unrecorded broadside. No copies located on OCLC.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities. Comprising of the history, institutions, and antiquities of the Christian Church, from the time of the apostles to the age of Charlemagne; [together with:] Smith, William, & Henry Wace (eds.) A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines; during the first eight centuries. Being a continuation of 'The Dictionary of the Bible'.

      London: John Murray, 1875-87 - 2 works in 6 volumes, octavo (235 x 160 mm). Contemporary purplish-brown morocco, spines decorated and ruled in gilt, single line gilt border on sides, richly gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Spines faded, tips a little worn, a little rubbing to spines, occasional pale foxing to text blocks, abrasions to front pastedown of vol. 1 of A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities. An excellent set. First editions. From the library of Hugh Grosvenor (1825-1899), first duke of Westminster, with his armorial bookplate (dated 1884), ducal monogram in head compartment of spines, and gilt supralibros on front covers. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Teütsche Sprach und Weißheit. Thesaurus Linguae Et Sapientiae Germanicae. In quo vocabula omnia Germanica, tam rara, quam communia, cum suis Synonymis, derivatis, phrasibus, compositis, epithetis, proverbiis, antithetis, continentur, & Latine ex optimis quibusq[ue] autoribus redduntur, ita, ut hac nova & perfecta methodo quilibet cum ad plenam utriusq[ue] linguae cognitionem, tum rerum prudentiam facile & cito pervenire possit Adiectae sunt quoq[ue] dictionibus plerisq[ue] Anglicae, Bohemicae, Gallicae, Graecae, Hebraicae, Hispanicae, Hungaricae, Italicae, Polonicae. Pars Prima. (Mehr nicht erschienen!).

      Mit breiter Holzschn.-Titelbordüre. 6 Bll., 1875 (recte 1876) Sp. Blindgeprägter Schweinsleder d. Zt. auf Holzdecken. Mit 2 Schließen. 34 x 22,5 cm. VD17 12:131438A ADB XI, 750 NDB 8, 524 Henne, Deutsche Wörterbücher des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts, pp. 39-65 Considine 135. - Erste Ausgabe des ersten deutschen Wörterbuches, das als erster Band die Buchstaben AG behandelt und worin 10 Sprachen (deutsch, englisch, böhmisch, französisch, griechisch, hebräisch, italienisch, polnisch, spanisch und ungarisch) verglichen werden. - "The title-page ... is, indeed, a sad document when it is seen as that of a book published two years before the war broke out. It is partially framed with portraits of the Electors of the Holy Roman Empire the Emperor Matthias is at the top center, and Friedrich, the Elector Palatine who would become Matthias enemy, next to him. Like the multiple dedications of the Thesaurus graecae linguae, this title-page suggests the irenic potential of lexicography, offering a dictionary for all German-speakers just before the war that would set one German-speaking community so bitterly against another..." (Considine). - Titel mit kl. altem Stempel und am oberen Rand mit handschriftl. Besitzeintrag. Sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        Photograph Gaudenzio Marconi Nude woman Large vintage photo Paris 1875c

      1875 - Large original vintage albumen photo. Nude. Author: Gaudenzio Marconi. Year: 1875c. Size of the photo: 27x20 cm. Condition: very good. Gaudenzio Marconi (Italy 1841 - Paris 1885) Born in Italy in 1841. We have little information about his short life, but there is no doubt that he played a significant role in the development of artistic photography of the nineteenth century. He arrived in Paris in 1869 and became a photographer of nudes, which provided academic painters and sculptors of the period, such as Auguste Rodin. The nudes by Rodin known as "the Bronze Age" are based on works by Gaudenzio Marconi. His best pictures are dated between 1870 and 1875. In life he was recognized as a photographer of nudes for artists. The classic use of the pose and light, the addition of classical objects or backdrops painted with cherubs and mythological elements is an important feature of his work. He died in Paris in 1885 at the age of 44 years. Like so many other great artists, he never had the good fortune to witness the success of his work. Today his photographs reach remarkable prices in major international auctions.

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        The Works

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1875. The text revised by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. 9 volumes, octavo (214 x 138 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco, decorative gilt spines, marbled sides, top edges gilt, pink marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece after the Droeshout portrait with tissue-guard to volume I. Spines very slightly sunned, bottom spine compartments of volumes IV and V slightly darkened, wear to front cover of volume IV, some edges lightly marked, very occasional light marking to contents. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set. Dyce was perhaps the leading Shakespeare scholar of the 19th-century. This collection was first published in 1857, with a second edition published in 1866. The present third edition was published six years after his death.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Etymonia

      Samuel Tinsley, London 1875 - London, Samuel Tinsley, 1875. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very nice copy of a scarce book. A Utopian story, set of the island of Eutopia (creative titling there) in the North Sea with a grid-based city and an agrarian society [Widdicombe, Utopianism, p151]. 16pp ads. Corners and spine tips bumped and a little worn, front hinge starting, seller's sticker to the rear pastedown. Previous owner's notes to endpaper in pencil. Authorship is unknown, most suggest the publisher himself. [6438, Hyraxia Books]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHIUSHINGURA, or The Loyal League, A Japanese Romance...; Translated By Frederick V[ictor]. Dickins [1838-1915], With Notes and an Appendix Containing a Metrical Version of The Ballad of Takasago, and Specimens of Original Text in the Japanese Character. Illustrated by numerous Engravings on Wood, drawn and executed by Japanese Artists, and printed on Japanese Paper

      Yokohama: Printed at the "Japan Gazette" Office, 1875. First English Language Edition. Bound in full deep blue morocco, by Sean Richards of Byzantium Studios, with gilt decorations to spine & boards. TEG. Marbled eps. Binding: Fine. Textblock & illustrations: bright, VG+.. [title] [i] ii-v [vi-x] [1] 2-160 [1-3] 4-56 [appendix] [10 pp. facsimiles Japanese characters and 2 pp. title] pp. Original printed pink wrappers bound in. Illustrated with 29 Japanese wood block prints tinted in blue, Japanese calligraphic title-page, facsimiles of the original Japanese text, and decorative typographic initials. 8vo. 9" x 6" The uncommon First Edition in English edition of a legendary Japanese story, "The Forty-Seven Ronin." See Wenckstern i, p.89.  The Forty-Seven Ronin, Ako Vendetta, or "Chiushingura" is an 18th Century historical event that has since been immortalized in many film, book and theater adaptations. It follows a band of samurai or "ronin," who after avenging their master, commit "seppuku" (ritual suicide) for the crime of murder. The story is seen here translated into English for the first time, with beautifully printed examples of Japanese wood block printing and calligraphy.  NB. The plate list indicates two plates at page 25, but research suggests that this is incorrect, the reality being only one plate will be found at page 25. The plate in question is titled "Okaru, Sagisake, Hayano Kampei," these being the same characters on the plate at page 23.  From the library of Alfred Owre, Dean of the College of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, with his bookplate (cf. Ward & Prescott p. 319).

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        CHIUSHINGURA, or The Loyal League, A Japanese Romance...; Translated By Frederick V[ictor]. Dickins [1838-1915], With Notes and an Appendix Containing a Metrical Version of The Ballad of Takasago, and Specimens of Original Text in the Japanese Character. Illustrated by numerous Engravings on Wood, drawn and executed by Japanese Artists, and printed on Japanese Paper

      Yokohama: Printed at the "Japan Gazette" Office, 1875. First English Language Edition. Bound in full deep blue morocco, by Sean Richards of Byzantium Studios, with gilt decorations to spine & boards. TEG. Marbled eps. Binding: Fine. Textblock & illustrations: bright, VG+.. [title] [i] ii-v [vi-x] [1] 2-160 [1-3] 4-56 [appendix] [10 pp. facsimiles Japanese characters and 2 pp. title] pp. Original printed pink wrappers bound in. Illustrated with 29 Japanese wood block prints tinted in blue, Japanese calligraphic title-page, facsimiles of the original Japanese text, and decorative typographic initials. 8vo. 9" x 6" The uncommon First Edition in English edition of a legendary Japanese story, "The Forty-Seven Ronin." See Wenckstern i, p.89. The plate list indicates that there should be two plates at page 25, but research tells us this is a misprint, there was only one plate published in this edition at page 25. The plate in question is titled "Okaru, Sagisake, Hayano Kampei," these being the same characters on the plate at page 23. Other copies also appear to have the same misprint. The Forty-Seven Ronin, Ako Vendetta, or "Chiushingura" is an 18th Century historical event that has since been immortalized in many film, book and theater adaptations. It follows a band of samurai or "ronin," who after avenging their master, commit "seppuku" (ritual suicide) for the crime of murder. The story is seen here translated for the first time, with beautifully printed examples of Japanese wood block printing and calligraphy. From the library of Alfred Owre, Dean of the College of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, with his bookplate (see Ward & Prescott p. 319).

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        Personal Memoirs of General William T. Sherman

      Appleton, New York 1875 - Large folding map in back pocket. 2 volumes, tall 8vo, original blue cloth (lightly scuffed), spine ends repaired, decorative covers. New York: D. Appleton, 1875. First Edition. Very good (+). A tight, bright set. Large folding map in back pocket. 2 volumes, tall 8vo, original blue cloth (lightly scuffed), spine ends repaired, decorative covers. New York: D. Appleton, 1875. First Edition. Very good (+). A tight, bright set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau Traite General d'Horlogerie - Troisieme edition augmentee d'un appendice contenant de nouvelles etudes sur les echappements anciens et modernes, le pendule ordinaire, le pendule conique et le balancier annulaire avec la theorie du spiral reglant de M. Phillips, les applications de l’electricite a l’horlogerie et la description d’une sà rie d’appareils spà ciaux se rattachant a l’art de l’horloger / par M. A. Debize. Three volumes

      Paris, Dunod 1875 - Enlarged third edition with the inclusion of a supplement as an extra volume (pt. 3) as well as the inclusion of twenty extra plates (seventy plates in total). Supplement contains technical developments since the earlier two editions, and include: Moinet Debize on exhausts, the conical pendulum, the annular balance, the application of electricity to horology, and a reissue of Phillips on the theory of Spiral setting. Two heavy quarto sized volumes in publisher's original printed paper or soft-cover bindings and rough-cut edges. Vol I pp: viii, 448; frontispiece & 20 pull-out plates,Vol II pp: [iv],551; frontis; 204; 31 pull-out plates (pt. I), 19 pull-out plates (pt. II) Binding copies only with text-block of second volume in two pieces (text-block pieces themselves are sturdy), and remaining fragile covers (rear cover of vol I missing) are tatty and worn, Main text and all seventy plates however, are all present, and leaves appear mostly unopened over the two volumes, beginning from ch.4 of vol I onwards. Text also clean, although there is light foxing to many leaves from vol I, and to most leaves in first part of vol II. There are other faults: rear cover of second volume (appendix) has come away from text-block, and has a large corner tear with loss (affecting printed border); last four leaves in index of vol II are loose, and include the last two entries or lines in this index being torn away - although as mentioned above, main text is complete; and six plates from the appendix are loose and tatty with ragged edges and tears (illustrations not affected), and have age-dulled. However, the rest of the plates (all 64 of them) are in neat, crisp condition. Very scarce as a third edition, And very worthy as a binding copy. PLEASE NOTE: This is a heavy item and extra towards delivery cost may be requested. An enquiry is recommended - especially for overseas delivery.

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        A History of England, Principally in the Seventeenth Century.

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1875.. [History]. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. In six volumes. Octavo (22 x 15cm). In contemporary red full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and large gilt stamped armorial devices to all boards. Marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Ownership inscriptions in black and blue to fly-leaf of volume I. Moderate outer wear; spines toned a shade darker. Very good overall. Originally published in German as 'Englische Geschichte vornehmlich im siebzehnten Jahrhundert', this is considered the final concluding section of Von Ranke's European historical odyssey. Previous works included histories of the Papacy, of the Reformation, of France, of the Ottoman and Spanish Empires, and of the Thirty Years' War.

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        Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, dessiné et gravé d'Antoine Watteau.

      - Paris, Rapillu, 1875. In-8, VIII-374 pp., portrait-frontispice gravé (par P. Sellier d'après Watteau) reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin rouge, dos orné, tête dorée (mors un peu frottés, quelques rousseurs). Edition originale, ENVOI autographe signé d'Edmond de Goncourt à M. Dalloy, enrichi d'une LETTRE autographe signée de Goncourt datée du 17 avril 1875 demandant au destinataire d'annoncer la publication du présent ouvrage et demandant les dimensions d'un tableau. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        FROG HE WOULD A WOO-ING GO

      MCLOUGHLIN. McLOUGHLIN PUB. A FROG HE WOULD A WOO-ING GO. NY: McLoughlin Bros. no date, circa 1875. 4to, pictorial wraps, some margin mends and archival strengthening, really VG. First edition of this title in Aunt Louisa's Big Picture Series (last title listed). Featuring the most spectacular chromolithographs printed on one side of the paper, depicting humanized frogs, mice and cats to accompany the famous nursery rhyme that is set to music.

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        Novels [Being: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, A Memoir, Lady Susan, and The Watsons.]

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1875-1883.. New Edition. Six volumes. Octavo (19 x 13 x 20cm), Pickering's engraved frontispiece illustrations to each volume. Publisher's green cloth, blind embossed floral panel design to boards, titles and publisher's imprint in gilt to spine, coated brown endpapers. A moderately used set showing some handling and shelfwear, inside paper joints cracked, contemporary ink ownership in two books, spine ends rubbed/frayed. A very good example of an increasingly uncommon set.

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        In Fairyland

      Longmans, Green & Co, 1875 London: Longmans, Green & Co. 31 pp. Sixteen stunning wood engraved plates by Edmund Evans. Some browning and (water damage marks?) to pages edges. Some discolouration particularly at front and end pages. Generally in good condition, beautiful illustrations, a children's classic. Rebound in 2006 with original boards and spine retained, new endpapers and new archival spine linings, corners consolidated with new tips, worn areas toned down and polished.

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        Discours de M. Alexandre Dumas fils prononcé à l'Académie Française le jour de sa réception le 11 Février 1875

      - Firmin Didot & Cie, Paris 1875, 22,5x28cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 25 copie numerate in Olanda, l'unica grande carta. Il legame a bradel panno mezzo verde, dorso liscio leggera colorazione, piatti di carta screziato, coperte conservati, vincolante contemporaneo. autografo Firmato di Alexandre Dumas figlio a Duranty. Piatti e marginalmente leggermente scoloriti senza gravità. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi toile verte, dos lisse légèrement décoloré, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé d'Alexandre Dumas fils à (Paul Arthur) Chéramy. Plats légèrement et marginalement décolorés sans gravité.  

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        Eight Cousins; or, The Aunt-Hill

      Boston: Roberts Brothers 1875 - 1st printing. Dark blue cloth with gilt on spine, 6.5x4.5" (8)290 pp., 6 pp. pub. ads., uncredited b&w illus. Small tears at foot of spine, small scrapes on covers, occasional signature cracks, else Good, clean and solid. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte-de-visite Photograph of Millie-and-Christine McCoy the "Two-Headed Nightingale"

      McCoy, Millie-and-Christine. Carte-de-visite Photograph of Millie-and-Christine McCoy (1851 - 1912), the "Two-Headed Nightingale" by W. L. Germon's Temple of Art, 914 Arch Street, Philadelphia, no date, circa 1875. Mount: 10.5 cm x 6.3 cm; image 9 cm x 5.5 cm. An albumen print in fine condition. Corners rounded for album insertion. Pencil indentification on the verso. Born into slavery and at the mercy of their exploitative promoter-owners, the Emancipation Proclamation ended the McCoy twins' slavery in 1863. Having been kidnapped and taken to England, the twins received their education and musical training there and began to enjoy success as instrumentalists and singers, thus turning their impediment into an asset, before returning to the United States and appearing in Barnum's circus.

      [Bookseller: G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, IL]
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        Large rufous-and-black Finch

      An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 Vol IV; Ebes 889 Hart del and lith Large rufous-and-black Finch An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 530 x 360 mm approx £370

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        Orange-rumped Finch

      An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands', 1875-88 Vol IV; Ebes 891 Orange-rumped Finch. Donacicola spectabilis. £185

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        Gesamtans., vom Babelsberg "Ansicht von Potsdam".

      - altkol. Lithographie b. A. Felgner in Berlin, um 1875, 24,7 x 37 Selten! Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll sowie Giersberg/Schendel. Iris Berndt, Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 1337. - Sehr schönes Kolorit. Mit braun getuschtem Rand. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Central Park New York, Preparing for A Drive

      1875 - Hand-coloured lithograph. 17 ¾ x 24 3/8 inches, plus black-printed border, 1½ inches, extending to the sheet edges. This large, colorful and lively depiction of two children and their mother near one of the lakes in Central Park is typical of the prints issued by Charles Schile, a German immigrant, whose black borders are a common feature. The goat pulled children's carriage and the luxurious clothing denote an aristocratic New York family. Harry T. Peters, America on Stone , pp. 358-359.

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        Carte-de-visite Photograph of Millie-and-Christine McCoy

      Philadelphia: W. L. Germon’s Temple of Art, ca. 1875. McCoy, Millie-and-Christine. Carte-de-visite Photograph of Millie-and-Christine McCoy (1851 – 1912), the "Two-Headed Nightingale" by W. L. Germon's Temple of Art, 914 Arch Street, Philadelphia, no date, circa 1875. Mount: 10.5 cm x 6.3 cm; image 9 cm x 5.5 cm. An albumen print in fine condition. Corners rounded for album insertion. Pencil indentification on the verso. Born into slavery and at the mercy of their exploitative promoter-owners, the Emancipation Proclamation ended the McCoy twins' slavery in 1863. Having been kidnapped and taken to England, the twins received their education and musical training there and began to enjoy success as instrumentalists and singers, thus turning their impediment into an asset, before returning to the United States and appearing in Barnum's circus.

      [Bookseller: G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, IL]
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        Reward!, Wells, Fargo & Co's Express Box, On Chinese and Copperopolis.

      1875. [Tuolumne, CA]. 1875. 14" x 11" broadside. An 1875 Robbery of a Wells, Fargo Stagecoach in California [Broadside]. Wells, Fargo & Co. Valentine, John J. [1840-1901]. Reward!: Wells, Fargo & Co's Express Box, On Chinese and Copperopolis Stage, Was Robbed this Morning, By One Man About Two Miles from Burns Ferry, (Ruplee's Bridge,) Tuolumne County Side, Of $600 in Coin and Gold Dust. [Tuolumne, CA]: Tuolumne Independent Print, December 1, 1875. 14" x 11" broadside. Moderate toning and faint dampspotting, light edgewear, a few tiny holes, none with loss to text. $500. * A classic Western wanted poster involving a stagecoach robbery in the California countryside east of San Francisco and Modesto. The robber is described as a "Mexican, lightish complexion, rather short and thick set; weight about 150 lbs.; had a moustache and short growth of beard." Wells, Fargo offered a reward of $300.00 and "one-fourth of any portion of treasure recovered." The broadside is signed in type by Valentine, General Superintendent of Wells Fargo. This appears to be an unrecorded broadside. No copies located on OCLC.

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        Le Soleil. Deuxième édition, revue et augmentée. Premiere partie. Texte - Premiere partie. Atlas - Seconde partie -

      Gauthier - Villars et C. 1875 - 1877, Paris - 3 voll. in-8° grande (260x166mm), di cui due di testo, di pp. XX, 428 e VIII, 484, e uno di atlante (misurante 262x210mm), legati all'epoca in m. pelle con titolo e filetti in oro e fregi in oro e a secco ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati. Al primo vol. di testo, 150 figure in b.n. o a colori intercalate n.t.; al secondo vol. di testo, 280 xilografie n.t. e 13 tavv. in cromolitografia f.t. Al vol. di atlante, frontespizio a stampa e 6 tavv. litografiche su doppia pag. incise da Legros da disegno di Eudes, tutte di spettrografia solare. Buon esemplare parzialmente intonso. Seconda edizione, riveduta e aumentata, rara completa dell'atlante, di questa importante opera astronomica consacrata ai fenomeni solari, la più importante dell'astronomo emiliano. Il Secchi (Reggio Emilia, 1818-Roma, 1878), sacerdote gesuita, illustre astronomo e meteorologo, maturò i suoi interessi scientifici quando, proscritti i gesuiti da Roma, fu obbligato all'esilio prima in Inghilterra e poi a Washington, dove conobbe il grande idrografo F. M. Maury, Direttore dell'Osservatorio Navale degli Stati Uniti. Rientrato a Roma nel 1849, succedette al De Vico come Direttore dell'Osservatorio del Collegio Romano, che portò a rinomanza internazionale. Fu autore di numerosi e significativi contributi sulle stelle doppie, sulla natura fisica del Sole, sulle nebulose, sulle comete, sulla geodesia, ecc. Poggendorff, III, p. 2, 1229. Sommervogel, VI, 993-1039. Dictionary of Scientific Biography, XII, 266-270. Francese [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Excellent album Italy 1875c 118 photos Rome Venice etc Photo M. Mang Rive Sommer

      1875 - Original vintage album of 118 photographs in very good condition Authors: Michele Mang , Robert Rive , George Sommer Year: 1875c Size of the album: 25,5x34,5 cm Condition: Very good (see scan) Description of the album: Album in excellent condition. Cover intact, covered in vellum with monogram and designs in gold and red. 118 original albumen photographs of different sizes: 52 of large size, approximately 20x25 cm, eight of 13x17,5 cm, 57 of about 8x14 cm or smaller, one folded at the end of the album (the ceiling of Sistine Chapel) of 22x39 cm. The album contains views of cities, photos of statues and art works. Many photos are the work of Michele Mang (there are 14 large photos with the caption Mang, but also probably lies more pictures of Rome are to be attributed to Mang). Other photos are of Robert Rive and George Sommer. Photos of Rome, Venice, Milan and Florence. A beautiful album of museum quality to be included in an important collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Lanterna Magica]
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        Allgemeine Maschinenlehre. Ein Leitfaden für Vorträge, sowie zum Selbststudium des heutigen Maschinenwesens, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung seiner Entwicklung. Für angehende Techniker, Cameralisten, Landwirthe und Gebildete jeden Standes, 4 Bände.

      Braunschweig, C. A. Schwetschke und Sohn, 1865 - 1875 (Bd. 1 in zweiter Auflage). - Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern an den Kapitalen; Buchdeckel mit dunkelbraunen Bezügen und Lederecken; marmorierter Buchschnitt; farbige Vorsätze. Einschlägiges Übersichtswerk zum Stand und zur Geschichte des Maschinenbaus und der Maschinentechnik des Ingenieurs und Mathematikers Moritz Rühlmann (1811 - 1896). Rühlmann lehrte von 1840 an als Professor der angewandten Mathematik und Maschinenlehre an der Höheren Gewerbeschule in Hannover. Er wurde 1877 zum Geheimen Regierungsrat ernannt und in der Folgezeit als anerkannter Fachmann für Maschinenbau und Industrietechnik vom Königreich Hannover als Abgeordneter zu internationalen Welt- und Industrieausstellungen entsandt. Rühlmann verfaßte mehrere Fachbücher über Mechanik und Maschinenlehre. Er gilt als Begründer der historischen Schule der Technik. Seine "Allgemeine Maschinenlehre", mit der er an eine bereits 1842 erschienene Arbeit (Die technische Mechanik und Maschinenlehre) anknüpfte, kann als sein thematisch breitestes Werk gelten. Alle Bände mit zahlreichen, teils großformatigen Holzschnitt-Illustrationen sowie ausfaltbaren Tabellen. 1902 - mehrere Jahre nach dem Tode Rühlmanns - wurde das Werk von dem Schiffbauingenieur Oswald Flamm (1861 - 1935) noch um einen Band zur Schiffbautechnik ergänzt. Bd. 1: Maschinen zum Messen und Zählen - Maschinen zur Aufnahme der Menschen- und Thierkräfte - Wasserräder - Wassersäulenmaschinen - Windräder - Dampfmaschinen - Luftmaschinen. Mit 429 Holzschnitten (XII, 659 S.). Bd. 2: Mühlen. Landwirthschaftliche Maschinen. Mit 479 Holzschnitten (VII, 544 S.). Bd. 3: Strassen- und Eisenbahnfuhrwerke einschließlich der Locomotiven. Mit 289 Holzschnitten und vier lithographirten Tafeln (VIII, 430 S.). Bd. 4: Dampfschiffe, Dampfschiffsmaschinen, sowie Hebmaschinen für feste Körper, Rammmaschinen, Baggermaschinen, Wasserförderungsmaschinen und Maschinen zum Comprimiren und Fortschaffen atmosphärischer Luft. Mit 549 Holzschnitten (VIII, 767 S.). Die Bände, die sich durch eine robuste, hochwertige Lederqualität auszeichnen, in tadellosem, geradezu frischem Zustand. Seiten partiell etwas fleckig, überwiegend aber sauber und fleckenfrei. Sehr schönes, würdiges Exemplar dieser einschlägigen Maschinenlehre, in der sich der Stand der Mechanisierung und Technisierung in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts in anschaulicher Weise widerspiegelt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        Mark Twain's Adhesive Scap book

      Slote, Woodman & Co., New York 1875 - Mark Twain’s Adhesive Scrap book. In original brown cloth binding with silver decorative print. Publisher: Slote, Woodman & Co., New York, 1875. Binding is in near fine condition. Contents clean with blank pages with rows columns of glue ready to be dampened to mount items. 2 pages with minor remnants of pasting. 32 double-sided unpaginated blank pages. A very nice copy of a truly unique Mark Twain item. Inventory #10-166. Price: $500. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Atlas Map of St. Charles Co. Missouri Carefully Compiled from Personal Examinations & Surveys

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

      [Bookseller: Hammonds Books]
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        GA aus der Vogelschau ( v. Osten ), links i. Vgr. Sachsenhausen, Main und Mainbrücke, in der Bildmitte der Dom, rechts i. Hgr. der Taunus.

      - Stahlstich ( m. Bordüre ) v. Carse n. Eltzner b. Payne, um 1875, 24 x 35 Mit Mittelfalte. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Report upon the ornithological collections made in portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona during the years 1871, 1872, 1873 and 1874 [Chapter III, in: G. M. Wheeler (ed.) Report upon geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the hundredth meridian. Vol. V. Zoology]

      - Washington, DC, Government Printing Office, 1875. Large 4to (28.4 x 22.5 cm). General title page, pp. 9-20, Title page (to the ornithology part), pp. 133-507, 977-989, 15 chromolithographed plates. Later full cloth with red morocco label with gilt title on the spine. Floral patterned endpapers. = This is the complete bird section of these very elaborate explorations which included much new data on North American natural history, in particular of the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Rim. This is the offprint, hence its rather peculiar page numbering. The plates, by Robert Ridgeway are of very high quality. Many depict new taxa. Henry Wetherbee Henshaw (1850-1929) was an American ornithologist. He joined the Wheeler Expedition as a naturalist, so these are the results of his personal collecting activities. Boards worn at extremities. Small smudge on front board. Pictorial bookplate on front free endpaper verso, and library chart on rear pastedown. Titles, text and plates clean. Rare, especially in a good condition such as this. Nissen IVB, 437; Nissen ZBI, 4756; Zimmer, pp. 298, 670 (under Wheeler). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        La Suisse Primitive, sol classique de la tradition de Tell. / Die Urschweiz Classischer Boden der Tellsage.

      Basel, Verlag von Chr. Krüsi, s.d., vers 1875, - in-4to, Titre gravé + 406 col. (206 p.) + 62 gravures sur acier, rousseurs, reliure en d.-cuir de l?époque, dos légèrement déteint, premier plat richement orné d?un encadrement a froid. Titre, initiales ?M. B.? et 4 coins imprimés or. Première édition française. Ouvrage illustré par des citations du poème de Schiller et par 62 magnifiques gravures (sur 64) sur acier de J. Huber et d'autres artistes. Texte historico-topographique d?E. Osenbrüggen. Traduction française de la première édition allemande de 1871.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. N?ont pas été relié dans l?ouvrage: Melchthal - Beggenried - Wartenflüh - Göschenen - Trou d?Uri. Ont été rajoutés: Vitznau Station - Stanzstadt et Unterwald - Ermitage de Ranft - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        La Peinture Décorative en France du XVIe au XVIIIe Siècle.

      Paris: Librairie Générale de L'Architecture et des Arts Décoratifs—Ancienne Maison Morel, n.d. [circa 1875]. Folio, eight pages [avant-propos], 60 color lithograph plates accompanied by descriptive text. Half red morocco and red paper boards, title stamped in gilt to upper board, cloth ties. Covers slightly shaken, otherwise very good. A century-by-century overview of decorative painting in France. Includes ceilings of grand palaces and buildings, painted sculptures from chapels and cathedrals, and paintings typically found on walls, ceilings, or as decoration around fixtures in houses, castles, libraries, and hotels, focusing on ornate and complex patterns.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Snioland; or Iceland, its jokulls and fjalls.

      Longmans and Co., London 1875 - Half leather binding with marbled paper covered boards and end-papers. All edges marbled. Some wear to edges, corners and spine, light foxing to end-papers o/w a clean unmarked copy in good condition. Binding very firm. Includes 12 photo. illustrations and 1 folded map of Iceland at rear that is in very good condition. m1544 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gwyn Tudur Davies]
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        Signed Score Sheherazade

      French composer (1875-1937), well known for his melodic, masterful orchestration and harmonies, one of the most important impressionist composers of the first half of the 20th century.  Signed front page of a score for his three poems for voice and orchestra "Sheherazade", inscribed to the wife of French composer and music critic Gustave Samazeuilh (1877-1967), with a short sentiment. Front cover with the signature, not the full printed score. Size is 9.75 x 12.75 inches, wear on borders with some loss of paper on corners, front is on very good condition. A very nice item to frame next to a photo of the composer.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        Alaska : lýsing á landi og lands-kostum, ásamt skýrslu innar íslenzku sendinefndar : um stofnun íslenzkrar nýlendu / eftir Jón Ólafsson.

      Washington : [s.n.], 1875. Description: 48 s/pages; töflur ; 23 sm./cm. Library markings comprised of taped label to spine, sticker on front board stating "Jon Olafsson, Alaska" [perhaps his signature?], library call number in ink to title page. Also two small handstamps of Icelandic bookstore (Amtsbokasafnid a Akureyri) to title page and last page of text. Otherwise Very Good plus in brown marbled paper-over-boards (hardcover) with pebbled black cloth spine. Subjects: Ferðasögur; Söguleg landafræði: Bandaríkin: Alaska. Series: Örfilmur þjóðdeildar. Report by Icelandic imigrant to North America who conducted an official U. S government sponsored trip to Alaska to explore the possibility of setting up in Alaska a settlement of Icelanders. Quite rare, particularly in such a handsome copy. Jón Ólafsson, through the efforts of Willard Fiske, then a Professor of Cornell University, and others, persuaded U.S. President Grant to send this young man of somœ crediblity, plus two companions, to Alaska, to see whether this new possession of the United States might be a desirable homes for Icelandic emigrants. Jón Ólafsson made his enthusiastic report on Alaska, which was printed in Icelandic by the United States government. The scheme was not successful, however. This report is referenced in the bibliography entitled Vesturheimsprent, by Olafur Hjartar, p. 28..

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        Picturesque Europe.

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, 1875–9. A delineation by pen and pencil of the natural features and the picturesque and historical places of Great Britain and the Continent. 3 volumes, large quarto. Original brown morocco, spines and front covers lettered in gilt, ornate blind-stamped panelling to covers, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated frontispieces and vignette title pages, illustrated throughout with steel engravings and woodcuts. Vol. II slightly marked to spine and lightly rubbed to foot of front cover, very occasional light marking to contents. An excellent set. First edition in book form. Following the success of D. Appleton and Company's Picturesque America, published from 1872 to 1874 and edited by the poet William Cullen Bryant, the company produced this present edition depicting Britain and Europe. It followed the same formula as its predecessor, with lavish illustrations depicting natural wonders alongside notable and rustic architecture, often highly romanticised. A variant quarter morocco binding was also issued without known primacy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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