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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        XT-b) SEDER HA-HAGADAH LE-LEL SHIMURIM : ERZÄHLUNG VON DEM AUSZUGE ISRAELS AUS EGYPTEN, AN DEN BEIDEN ERSTEN PESSACH-ABENDEN.

      New York : L. H. Frank'schen Buchhandlung, 1875 - 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) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (XT-b) SEDER HA-HAGADAH LE-LEL SHIMURIM : ERZÄHLUNG VON DEM AUSZUGE ISRAELS AUS EGYPTEN, AN DEN BEIDEN ERSTEN PESSACH-ABENDEN

      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.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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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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        Dr. Ox's Experiment and Other Stories

      James R. Osgood and Company 1875 - Boston, MA: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875. First American edition. Green cloth hardcover. 332 pp. Very good. Slight lean with bumping of the corners and a bit of fraying of the cloth at the edges. Occasional foxing, more so to the prelims. Prior owners' names on the front flyleaves. Three inch closed tear at the fore edge of pages 207/08, only slightly affecting text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Forbes' Hawk-Owl

      Vol I; Ebes 687 Forbes' Hawk-Owl. Ninox Forbesi. £290

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        Wood-Fantail

      Vol II; Ebes 769 Hart after Gould Wood-Fantail 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 £420

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        Histoire de la Céramique: Étude descriptive et Raisonnée des Poeteries de Tous les Temps et de Tous les Peuples. Ouvrage contenant 200 figures sur bois par H. Catenacci et J. Jacquemart. 12 planches gravées al'eau-fortes par Jules Jacquemart.

      Librairie Hachette et Cie 1875 - 750 pp., numerious plates. Original decorated leather over cloth. e.t.g. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Occidentales

      New edition. Binding half shagreen burgundy corners, back with four nerves set with ornate golden golden double dotted boxes decorated with floral golden boards marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head. Precious autograph signed by the author to his close friend Edmond de Goncourt. Book illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of the author. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1875 9,5x16,5cm relié

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        Monarcha Melanonota, Sclater.

      - Altkololorierte Lithographie v. J. Gould & W. Hart aus The Birds of New Guinea. b. Sotheran, London, 1875 - 1888, 44 x 27 cm Nissen IVB 373 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Salvadori's Hawk-Owl

      Vol I; Ebes 688 Hart del and lith Salvadori's Hawk-Owl 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 £580

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        Red-breasted Tanysiptera

      Vol IV; Ebes 915 Hart after Gould Red-breasted Tanysiptera 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 £650

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        Fine Clerk written Letter Signed in full to S. L. Booth (Lord Joseph, 1827-1912, Pioneer of Antiseptic Surgery)

      1875 - telling him that the "address to which you refer will be published in due time in the British Medical Journal. Meantime I beg you to accept a copy of a paper written two years ago, which has reference to the same subject. I may add that the methods of procedure have been since much simplified .", 2 sides 8vo.,9 Charlotte Square Edinburgh headed paper, 2nd October [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        OUR BARREN LANDS. THE INTERIOR OF THE UNITED STATES WEST OF THE 100TH MERIDIAN, AND EAST OF THE SIERRA NEVADAS.

      Cincinnati. 1875. - 53pp. Contemporary blue cloth. Spine lightly faded. Ink stamp on front flyleaf, several library ink stamps in margins. Else very good. Hazen served as an army officer in the Transmississippi West after the Civil War. He was convinced that the land west of the 100th meridian was effectively useless for agriculture, and wrote letters to New York papers to that effect. Gen. George Custer wrote refuting this, and claiming the lands fertile. Here Hazen angrily rebuts Custer, accusing him of "personal interest," and marshals considerable data to support his assertions that the Far West is too arid to support agriculture. "Hazen, who had as much experience as Custer on the frontier and was more academically minded, was in this instance caught rather far out on a limb. His pronouncements about wintering cattle on the plains and other difficulties to be expected in settling the West proved to be wrong" - Decker. "Constains considerable data on the actual explorations and experiences of the contestants in the region" - Eberstadt. An important and rare pamphlet. GRAFF 1834. HOWES H372 "aa." LUTHER 31. EBERSTADT 137:237. DECKER 42:68.

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        A Passionate Pilgrim, and Other Tales.

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875 - Octavo. Original red fine-cross-ribbed cloth, titles to spine gilt, blind rules to bevelled boards, brown coated endpapers. Bookseller's ticket to foot of front pastedown. Spine gently rolled, slight rubbing to extremities, very light soiling to boards, an excellent copy. First edition, first printing, first binding state, with the imprint "Osgood & Co" (without a full stop after the last "o") at the foot of the spine. According to Edel & Laurence, the first printing consisted of 1,500 copies. Edel & Laurence A1; Supino A1.2.0. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fine New Year Card Signed on verso "For dear little Sophie", (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)

      1875 - (Dorothea Ulrike Alice, 1870-1932, Princess of Prussia, daughter of Emperor Friedrich III, wife, 1889, of King Constantine I of Greece), "from her very aff[ectiona]te Grandmama VR", in full colours, showing a little girl walking through the snow with a basket of holly, viewed through a rustic arch which pulls away on tabs to give a three dimensional effect, 4½" x 3", no place, 1st January light line of abrasion crossing the 'F' on verso where formerly lightly laid down, otherwise in fine condition

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1875 - 1875 Original Wisden

      1875. As far as I am aware this is the first time an 1875 Wisden has been offered for sale on Wisden Auction. The book has been very recently rebound in green cloth with a green leather spine with the title and year in gilt to the spine by Scriveners Bookbinders in Buxton, Derbyshire. The front and rear end papers are marbled and the binding looks fabulous. The book itself has been rebound without original wrappers. The book consists of 212 pages and is in fabulous condition. The pages are clean and unmarked and there is no hint of any foxing. A supberb book in a superb binding and of course the holy grail for Wisden collectors. We have added plenty of photographs but we are happy of course to answer any questions or queries. The book will be fully insured in transit and packed to a professional standard. If intending to buy from outside the UK mainland please contact us before buying to ascertain methods and prices of postage.

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        Le Reine Indigo.; Opéra-bouffe en 3 actes et 4 tableaux. paroles de M.M.A. Jaime et V. Wilder. Musique de Johann Strauss de Vienne. Grand succès de Théâtre de la Renaissance.

      Paris: Au Ménestrel... Heugel et Cie. [1875]. Original large lithographic poster in colours, drawn and printed by Jules Chéret. 73 x 53.5 cms. (29.25" x 21.75"). Unmounted. On paper. 4" tear to left edge repaired. First performed in Vienna on February 10, 1871, La Reine Indigo was the first of Strauss's operettas and the first to be performed in Paris. The present poster, depicting various characters and scenes from the opera, was designed contemporaneously with the first French performance of the work at the Théâtre de la Renaissance on April 27, 1875. Broido: French Opera Posters 45.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        Report of a Mission to Yarkund in 1873 … with Historical and Geographical Information Regarding the Possessions of the Ameer of Yarkund

      Calcutta: Printed at the Foreign Department Press, 1875. First edition, issued with 45 photographs. Large hand-colored folding map ("Preliminary Map of Eastern Turkestan") in pocket at front, 3 inserted maps, and 45 mounted albumen print photographs. [ii], [iii], [i], 2, [2], 573, [1] pp. 10 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches (28 x 21.5 cm). Publisher's green cloth, titled in gilt on spine. Recased, ink numerals to contents leaf, a few chips to brittle leaves, adhesive stain to spine from removal of library label, photographs faded. First edition, issued with 45 photographs. Large hand-colored folding map ("Preliminary Map of Eastern Turkestan") in pocket at front, 3 inserted maps, and 45 mounted albumen print photographs. [ii], [iii], [i], 2, [2], 573, [1] pp. 10 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches (28 x 21.5 cm). Thomas Douglas Forsyth (1827-1886) was a British colonial administrator in India. As deputy commissioner of Ambala he had been instrumental in squashing the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857, but his barbarous reprisal against Kuka militants in 1872 (in which captured Sikh rebels were fired from cannon) lead to his demotion. He was subsequently appointed plenipotentiary to Yarkund - the capital of the independent Kingdom of Kashgaria in Chinese Turkestan. Forsyth had previously visited Yarkund in 1870 in an unsuccessful attempt to negotiate with the amir, Yakub Beg. He returned again in 1873. "This second expedition … established the amir's commercial friendliness towards the British and amassed useful geographical, botanical, and ethnological information on the region. On his return in 1874 Forsyth was made KCSI and was subsequently elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society" (ODNB) Forsyth's report is seen illustrated with either 102 or 45 photographs (as in this copy). The plate count calls for 45 and copies in the London Library and the British Library also only contain 45 photographs. The photographs include images of Kashgar temples, opium smokers, hunters and game, and various Yarkund natives and tradespeople. The final chapter presents "A Comparative Vocabulary of Some Dialects Spoken in the Territory of Kashgar, by Dr. H.W. Bellow" Provenance: The Explorers Club (bookplate, noting donation by James B. Ford, and blindstamp to title-page, map and elsewhere)

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        Travels in South America from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean

      Blackie & Son, London 1875 - 2 vols. With illustrations & maps. Exceptionally handsome copy with contemporary full calf binding. Complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        A Silent Witness.

      London; Tinsley Brothers. 1875. First editions. 3 Volumes, 8vo. Author's own copy. Bound in exceptionally smart contemporary royal blue half morocco over marbled boards by Zaehnsdorf, top edge gilt. Gilt titles and decorations to spines. An elegant and stylish bit of high-end late Victorian book binding. Very good indeed. Internally clean, minor spotting to page edges. Marbled endpapers, bearing the author's bookplate to front pastedowns. Now mostly forgotten, Yates was a contemporary and correspondant of Dickens who made a lucrative and popular living penning racy melodramatic murder mysteries, guarenteed in a contemporary review to have "A murder or two in volume one, bigamy in the second, a suicide in the third." Which, all in all, sounds like a nice break from Geordie Shore.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1875 - 1875 Original Wisden

      1875. As far as I am aware this is the first time an 1875 Wisden has been offered for sale on Wisden Auction. The book has been very recently rebound in green cloth with a green leather spine with the title and year in gilt to the spine by Scriveners Bookbinders in Buxton, Derbyshire. The front and rear end papers are marbled and the binding looks fabulous. The book itself has been rebound without original wrappers. The book consists of 212 pages and is in fabulous condition. The pages are clean and unmarked and there is no hint of any foxing. A supberb book in a superb binding and of course the holy grail for Wisden collectors. We have added plenty of photographs but we are happy of course to answer any questions or queries. The book will be fully insured in transit and packed to a professional standard. If intending to buy from outside the UK mainland please contact us before buying to ascertain methods and prices of postage.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,

      London: John Murray,, 1875. or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Sixth edition, with Additions and Corrections. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine, frame blocked in blind to covers, brown coated endpapers. One folding diagram. Ownership inscription to half-title, another to title page. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine rolled, bumps and slight wear to extremities and joints, a little fraying to spine ends, rear inner hinge cracked but holding; a very good copy. Sixth edition, fifteenth thousand. The sixth edition (eleventh thousand) was first issued in 1872, and was "extensively revised [by Darwin] and contains a new chapter, VII. This was inserted to confute the views of the Roman Catholic biologist St George Mivart" (Freeman). The Origin is, of course, Darwin's best known work and "certainly the most important biological book ever written" (Freeman).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Officers of the United States, Army and Navy, Prisoners of War

      1875. [FISHER, Captain Robert J.]. Officers of the United States: Army and Navy: Prisoners of War. Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. [Cincinnati: Ehrgott, Forbriger, 1864]. Broadside measures approximately 24 inches by 31 inches, handsomely framed. $4500.Handsome engraved broadside listing officers imprisoned at Libby Prison in Richmond, “the most notorious prison after Andersonville” (Boatner, 482).Contains at top center a Union war eagle nestled in the Stars and Stripes; four separate cartouches of scenes from Libby Prison; engravings of four soldiers; the names of the northern states in an oval pattern interspersed with floral designs and the names of numerous battles; and, in the center, a list of Union officers at Libby, headed by Brigadier Generals Neal Dow and E. P. Scammon. The Cincinnati firm of Ehrgott and Forbriger is noted for a series of over 70 broadsides it issued during the civil war that featured Union military and government figures. The top and bottom edges have been slightly shaved, losing a bit of image from the top and bottom, including the imprint, which read “designed and executed with a pen in Libby Prison” by Captain Robert J. Fisher from the 17th Missouri Volunteers. Slight darkening in two bands across middle. A rare piece in excellent condition, very handsomely framed.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Théorie des fonctions elliptiques. Deuxième édition.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1875. ____ Seconde édition, définitive. "The standard work on the subject, extending and connecting the investigations by Cauchy and Liouville." Sotheran 6509. DSB 2, 350 et 470. ENVOI D'UN DES AUTEURS sur la couverture : " A Monsieur [le nom du destinataire a été gratté] hommange respectueux. Bouquet." Bel exemplaire. *****. In-4. [275 x 210 mm] Collation : (4), IV, 700 pp. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs, couvertures imprimées conservées. (Reliure moderne.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        Aperçu historique sur l'origine et le développement des méthodes en géométrie particulièrement de celles qui se rapportent à la géométrie moderne, suivi d'un mémoire de géométrie sur deux principes généraux de la science, la dualité et l'homographie. Seconde édition, conforme à la première.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1875, in 4°, de 2ff. II-852pp., demi-basane verte époque, dos lisse à filets dorés. 2é édition de ce texte qui fut, en 1834, couronné par l'Académie de Bruxelles. La célébrité que lui apporta cet ouvrage lui valut d'être surnommé "l'Empereur de la Géométrie". Il a laissé une oeuvre très étendue, "fondée sur les notions de rapport anharmonique, d'homographie et d'involution; il en tire de remarquables propositions sur les coniques et les quadriques, les surfaces réglées, le mouvement des figures invariables de forme; on lui doit aussi l'introduction de la règle des signes" (Daumas, hist. de la science, p.664) ¶ DSB III/213 - Poggendorff I/424 - Sotheran 6830

      [Bookseller: L'intersigne Livres anciens]
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        Rare photograph showing them full length, full face or nearly, (1863-1950, later Marchioness of Milford Haven and mother of Earl Mountbatten, eldest daughter of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and By Rhine, and of Princess Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria), and her sisters ELISABETH (1864-1918, 'Ella', later Grand Duchess Serge of Russia, murdered 1918, canonized 1991) and IRENE (1866-1953, later wife of Prince Heinrich, brother of Kaiser Wilhelm II)]

      1875 - Victoria standing, the other two seated in front, with Victoria's hand on Ella's shoulder, in matching belted tunics over striped dresses, in a rustic studio setting, on the back is a pencilled note from the 1920s identifying them and saying "taken about the day they came down to see us at Carshalton, see Mrs Tylers acc[oun]t", no place, no date, circa light traces of gum on blank margins of verso without damage The notes on the back say that Ella "is the 2nd in height & very pretty". Their youngest sister Alix, wife of Tsar Nicholas II, was born only in 1872.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        ETHIOPIC MANUSCRIPT Manuscript in Ge-ez script on vellum

      1875 - Late 19th century or early 20th century, 34 parchment leaves, (3 leaves with later notes and 31 leaves with text on both sides). 3.8" x 2.7" or 97 mm x 70 mm. Enclosed in a leather purse with rawhide straps. Wooden lid covers with rawhide sewing of 4 gatherings that have been reinforced with cotton string. This manuscript is most likely a religious liturgy book written in black ink with added red ink for emphasis using 8 lines in a single column. Case and book are just in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Riverow Bookshop]
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        HIGAYON LEV ISRAELITISCHES GEBETBUCH FÜR DIE HÄUSLICHE ANDACHT [INCLUDING THE FIRST AMERICAN REFORM HAGGADAH] [BOUND WITH] GEBETE FÜR KINDER [AS ISSUED] (1875) .

      Philadelphia. 1875.. Hardback. 1st edition thus. Period-style half leather, 8vo, [4], 164, 20 pages (188 pages total) Text in Hebrew and German. Goldman 63; This edition unrecorded and apparently unknown to Ya'ari or Yudlov. THE FIRST AMERICAN REFORM HAGGADAH. Higayon Lev (Logic of the Heart) was a liturgical volume for private devotion which was published to supplement the popular Avodat Yisrael prayerbook that Jastrow had created, based on the earlier work of Benjamin Szold. Jastrow’s revisions “creatively modified the classical contours of the Siddur preserved in Szold’s version and added many new prayers. ” Among its contents are: selections from Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) ; daily prayers for women, children (and adults who lack the time to complete the regular liturgy) , all accompanied by a non-literal German translation. There is also a fascinating appendix of children’s prayers which includes, in addition to the more standard basic prayers, special prayers to be recited on one’s birthday as well as on a parent’s birthday. The most important component of the new edition however is Jastrow's Haggadah, (pages 35-54) , the first printed in America that demonstrates the influence of Reform. Here, the Hebrew elements are reduced to a minimum and incorporate many emendations, even to such quintessential texts as Ha Lahma Anya, Vehi She’amdah and the Four Questions (here reduced to a single query) . When Jastrow reprinted the text with an English translation three years later, he wrote, "this plain narrative is well adapted to suggest many a thought as to what duties are incumbent on the Israelites of our own days, and especially in countries like ours where the morn of religious liberty has already dawned and is shedding its roseate light over all inhabitants alike. ” SUBJECT(S) : Judaism -- Prayers and devotions. Reform Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts. Siddurim. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. A copy sold at auction in 2015 for over USD 9, 000 with premium. Ex-library with unobtrusive blind stamp on title page, Very Good Condition. Very attractive (kh-6-1C) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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