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        Lettre signée. La chapelle St mesmin près Orleans, 5. VIII. 1875.

      1875. 1p In-8. Longue lettre au docteur Villeneuve concernant la loi du 12 juillet 1875 relative à la liberté de l'enseignement supérieur. Villeneuve avec dû encenser le rôle de Dupanloup dans les débats. La loi Falloux de 1850 avait institué un monopole d'état. De 1873 à 1875, des députés et sénateurs, notamment catholiques, notamment Dupanloup, se sont battus pour avoir le droit d'avoir des universités privées. Ce qui fut obtenu le 12 juillet 1875, par 316 voix contre 266. "La majorité dans l'Assemblée a dépassé même ce que j'aurais osé espérer". Il ne leur reste plus qu'à construire: "de grands efforts seront nécessaires pour fonder l'enseignement dont nous avons conquis le droit". - Ancienne collection Charles Vincens.

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        Les travaux souterrains de Paris, I:la seine.IIet III première partie : Les eaux

      Dunod, PARIS 1875 - Les travaux souterrains de Paris, I(1875):la seine regime de la pluie,des sources,des eaux courantes.II(1875) première partie : Les eaux.les aqueducs romains.III(1877): les anciennes eaux trois ATLAS Etat d usage(voir photos) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Elite Private Address and Carriage Directory and ladies' Visiting and Shopping Guide to New York City, Containing the Names of the Upper Classes of Society Arranged in Street Form and . Business Houses.Price Six Dollars

      Phillips, Andrade & Co, New York 1875 - 12mo. 268p. After the success of the 1874 edition which had 218 pages, the size expanded and now has full page ads in the back for Steinway Pianos as well as the more prestigious carriage companies in an era before the automobile. At a price of $6.00, this could only be afforded by the very well off and was essential for the wealthy to know exactly where their friends (and potential rivals lived). Whether it is John Jacob Astor, whose wife dictated who would be admitted to the "400" (the Vanderbilt's were excluded since they were represented by the nouveau riche). Their magnificent mansion built at 660 Fifth Avenue (still a vacant space according to this directory) became a magnet of so many rich and famous that eventually Mrs. Astor was forced to accept them into their elite society. These books were kept by the great families and were indispensable for the social elite. One of the essential guides for a study of New York Upper Classes in the 1870's. (Later editions such as the 1877 showed more of the middle classes and by the last edition in 1891 virtually anyone with the smallest piece of property was included). Original cloth binding with all edges gilt, gilt stamping on cover and spine "Elite Directory". A very good copy with light edge wear.

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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 (185 × 115 mm). Near-contemporary half calf, marbled sides, black morocco label to spine lettered gilt, gilt decorated compartments, marbled edges and endpapers. Housed in a custom brown cloth slipcase. One folding diagram. Ownership inscription to first blank. Small split to head of joints, spine and covers a little rubbed and scuffed, hinges cracked but holding, but text block sound, light foxing to contents. 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).

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        Die alte Geographie Arabiens als Grundlage der Entwicklungsgeschichte des Semitismus. Bern , (Heinrich Körper for) Huber & Comp., 1875.

      1875. 8vo. (2), 343, (1) pp. Folding lithograph map. Contemp. half calf, original wrapper cover bound in at rear. First edition. - This book "set new standards for research on pre-Islamic Arabia" (DNB) and is considered amongst his most important works. It explores the historical geography of Arabia, including the Arabian Gulf coast: "Ras Mosandam", "Gulfar", "Qays (Kysch)", and "Abû Thabi" (p. 122ff.). The large-scale map shows the Peninsula according to Ptolemy, with the traditional names of the tribes indicated throughout ("Ichthyophagi", "Banu Aby Neyr") and places ("Lar fl. ostia Abu-Thabi", "Catara - Qatar", "Tylus Owal [Bahrayn]", "Bilbana opp. Laba [Qatif]", etc.). - Born in the Tyrol, Sprenger moved to England in 1836 and took British citizenship two years later. He spent 13 years in India and the Middle East, during which time he produced his "Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Hindustany manuscripts of the libraries of the King of Oudh" (1854), a unique document of early Hindustani poetry. He returned to Europe settling in Heidelberg and later Bern. - Slight foxing throughout. Spine sunned, slightly shelf-worn. Removed from the Bath Public Reference Library, to which the volume was presented as a gift by the widow of the Arabist and Orientalist Col. Samuel Barrett Miles (183-1914), longtime diplomat in the Gulf region and author of "The Countries and Tribes of the Persian Gulf". Macro 2101. Not in Gay (1875). Not in NYPL Arabia coll.

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        Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen. 1. + 2.vol.: Koch, Robert: Die Aetiologie der Milzbrtankrankheit + Verfahren zur Untersuchung, zum Conserviren und Ohotographieren der Bacterien.

      - Breslau, J.U. Kern's Verlag (Max Müller), 1875-1877 (1872-1877), 8°, (6), 132; 244, 224 pp.; (4), 440 pp., extholzschnitten u. 31 meist farbig. Tafeln , 2 Halblederbände d.Zt. (leicht berieben). "These two papers form the basis of modern bacteriological practice--indeed of the very science itself". Printing and the Mind of Man. - - 1.) Koch, Robert: Untersuchungen über Bacterien. V.: Die Aetiologie der Milzbrand-Krankheit, begründet auf die Entwicklungsgeschichte des Bacillus Anthracis (2.Bd.,2.Heft: pp.277-310. 1 Plate). - - 2.)Koch, Robert: Untersuchungen über Bacterien. VI.: Verfahren zur Untersuchung, zum Conserviren und Photographiren der Bacterien (2.Bd., 3.Heft: pp.399-434. 3 plates. With 24 mounted original Collotypes). - - First and only Editions, each volume with the general volume title! - - In the first paper, on the etiology of anthrax, Koch verified C. J. Davaine's earlier observation that anthrax was caused by rodlike microorganisms found in the blood of infected sheep, and provided the first rigorous demonstration of the specific association of a particular bacterium with a particular disease. "Koch invented techniques for culturing [anthrax bacteria] in drops of cattle blood or aqueous humor on the warm stage of his microscope, under varied conditions of moisture, temperature and air access. He traced accurately their mode of growth and life cycle, including the phenomena of spore formation and germination, which Davaine neither observed nor suspected. . . . Before publishing these observations, Koch sought an interview with Ferdinand Cohn, the famous botanist in Breslau, who in his pioneering "Untersuchungen über Bacterien" (1872-1876) had stressed the fixity of bacterial species and anticipated the spore-forming properties of Bacillus anthracis. In the spring of 1876 Koch demonstrated his methods and preparations to Cohn and to the pathologist Julius Cohnheim and his assistants. After personally confirming the results, Cohn included Koch's classic report on the etiology of anthrax in the next issue of his journal, "Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen". - - In 1877 the "Beiträge" contained another paper by Koch, "Verfahren zur Untersuchung, zum Conserviren und Photographiren der Bacterien." Koch greatly improved staining methods; he laid the foundations of the technical procedures employed today. In the above paper he described his method of making films of bacteria on cover-slips and fixing them gently by heat; he also gave details of his method of photographing bacteria. In some of his plates the cilia are clearly perceptible. - - Koch's papers formed a part of Ferdinand Cohn's "Untersuchungen über Bacterien I-VI", a series of papers on bacteriology that Cohn began publishing in the "Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen" in 1872. - - This two volumes of the Beiträge offered here include Cohn's classic "Untersuchungen über Bacterien I-VI." (1875 - I: 1.vol/2.: pp.127-222, 1 plate; II: 1vol./3: pp.141-207, 2 plates; III: 1.vol./3 : pp.207-274, 2. plates; IV: 2.vol./2 : 249-276, 1 plate; V : 2.vol./2: 277-310, 1 plate; VI: pp.399-434, 3 plates) - in which he defined the nature of bacteria, classified bacteria into four morphological groups (still in use today), and announced his discovery of thermos resistant spores in certain bacteria species. - - Koch received the Nobel Prize for Physiology / Medicine in 1905 for his bacteriological work. - - Printing and the Mind of Man 366a (Koch); Garrison-Morton No. 5167, 2488 (Koch); 2483 (Cohn); Milestones in Microbiology (Cohn) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des Conrad Grünenberg, Ritters und Burgers zu Costenz, Wappenpuch. In Farbendruck neu hrsg. von R. Graf Stillfried-Alcantara und Ad. M. Hildebrandt. Textband und 2 Tafelbände (komplett), zus. 3 Bände

      Görlitz, C.A. Starke, 1875. Folio (48 x 37 cm). 2 Bll., 168 Seiten (Textband) und 335 farbig lithographierte Tafeln. 3 prächtige geprägte Lederbände der Zeit mit Deckeltitel und Goldschnitt, die Frontdeckel mit je 4 erhabenen Messingbeschlägen (davon fehlen 3). *Der berühmte Kodex des Konstanzer Patrizier Grünenberg, eine prächtige spätmittelalterliche Handschrift von 1483, in einem aufwendigen Faksimile des Jahres 1875, die Tafeln in hochwertigem Farbendruck. Die Tafeln enthalten Wappen des Kaisers, deutscher und ausländischer Fürsten, des hohen und niederen Adels (vornehmlich weltlich), teils nach Tuniergesellschaften geordnet sowie einige Darstellungen mittelalterlicher Szenen. - Die Ledereinbände an den Rückendeckeln (durch Kontakt mit den Messingbeschlägen) berieben, der zweite Tafelband mit Beschädigung am unteren Frontdeckel: Dort sind die 2 Messingbeschläge abgerissen sowie der umliegende Lederbezug in einem Segment von je ca. 6 x 7 cm herausgerissen. Die 2 Lederfehlstellen sind farblich retuschiert. - Überaus prächtiges Werk, bis auf die Beschädigung des einen unteren Frontdeckels insgesamt in guter Erhaltung, innen sauber und nur wenige Tafeln leicht gebräunt. [mehrere digitale Fotos auf Anfrage verfügbar]. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Wappenkunde Heraldik

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      "2 volumes ; Caen : F. Le Blanc-Hardel, 1875-1876 ; IV-329 p., 28 cm. " 2 volumes grands in-4 illustrés de « planches gravées à l'eau-forte par l'auteur » hors-texte, sous serpentes. Reliure moderne toilée (lin écru), dos lisse, pièces de titre en basane beige (frottées), couvertures conservées. Exemplaire en belle condition. Rarissime édition complète des deux parties de cette étude des sceaux des évêques de Bayeux jusqu'au Second empire..

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        "Shores of the Polar Sea"

      MOSS, Dr. Edward L. Title: Shores of the Polar Sea. A Narrative of the Arctic Expedition of 1875-6. London: Marcus Ward, 1878. First Edition. Large Folio (14 x 19.5 in), 83 pages of text on thick, high quality paper, complete with all 16 chromolithographic colour plates, 1 map and 28 wood engravings in text. Nicely illustrated original full cloth, all edges gilt. An impressive copy of a rare book on Polar exploration! Edward L. Moss accompanied the North Polar expedition led by Nares, which was sent out for the attainment of the North Pole in 1875. The ships H.M.S.S. Alert, Discovery and Valorous, left England on 29 May 1875, crossed the Atlantic to Davis Straits and entered the Arctic regions. The latter vessel accompanied the expedition as far as Disco, for the purpose of helping it so far northwards with its heavy stock of three years' provisions and fuel. The expedition provided a wealth of information on Greenland's north-west coast. On extensive sledge journeys, the record northern latitude of 83 20'26''N was reached. What makes this book particularly interesting are the large and beautiful chromolithographs which show Godhavn Harbour, a musk ox hunt, the Alert in winter quarters, sledging parties, etc.

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        24 NOUVELLES CONFERENCES DU REVEREND PERE LAVY SUR LA THEOLOGIE DE SAINT THOMAS D'AQUIN (manuscrit inédit et non publié) données au Couvent des Dominicains du faubourg Saint Honoré

      MANUSCRIT - Les 24 conférences sont complètes et intégralement retranscrites avec la signature du Père de Hoz. Données 222 Rue du Faubourgs Saint Honoré Aux Soeurs du Couvent des DOMINICAIN Sur des Notes retranscrites par le Père B. C. de MARTINEZ de HOZ à du 23 novembre 1875 au 30 mai 1876 chaque mardi. Chaque Conférence est précédée d'une Page de Titre Calligraphiée à l'encre. Nombreuse Notes et Ajouts de Relecture d'écriture différente faite par l'Auteur de ces Conférences. Chaque Conférence est aboutie par un Sommaire résumant le Thème de la Conférence et datée. TRES FORT IN-QUARTO de 1580 pages MANUSCRITES ET LISIBLES avec quelques ratures et corrections. Garde, Page de Titre de la Première CONFERENCE du Révérend Père, avec 2 Cachets Humides de la BIBLIOTHEQUE ST THOMAS D'AQUIN avec le monogramme des DOMINICAINS. - 1re CONFERENCE du mardi 23 novembre 1875 : OBJET ET PLAN DES NOUVELLES CONFERENCES, p. 1 à 42, 1 f. - 2nd CONFERENCE du mardi 30 novembre 1875 : Exposition de la foi catholique touchant le mystère de la Sainte Trinité et réfutation des erreurs qui lui sont opposées. P. 51 à 106 3 ff. vierges. Et p. de Titre. - 3me CONFERENCE du mardi 7 décembre 1875 : De la Personne du Père, p. 121 à 179 1 f. vierge et p. de titre - 4me CONFERENCE du mardi soir 14 décembre 1875 : De l'Infinie et Eternelle Fécondité du Père. P. 185 à 224 4 ff. vierges et p. de titre. - 5me CONFERENCE du mardi 28 décembre 1875 : De la Distinction Personnelle du Père et du Fils et de leur Unité Substantielle p. 231 à 281, 9 ff. vierges et p. de titre ; - 6me CONFERENCE du mardi 11 janvier 1876 : Des noms que portent dans l'Ecriture la Première et la Seconde Personne de la Sainte Trinité suivi de Fragments p. 291 à 351, 1 f. et p. de titre ; - 7me CONFERENCE du mardi 18 janvier 1876 : des Trois Autres Noms que porte dans l'Ecriture la Seconde Personne de la Sainte Trinité, p. 361 à 438, 1 f. p. de titre ; - 8me CONFERENCE du 25 janvier 1976 : De l'Amour du Père pour le Verbe et du Verbe pour le Père ; p. 444 à 496. Manque 11 ff. correspondant à des p. blanches et à un supplément à la 8me conférence. P. de titre. -9me CONFERENCE du mardi 1er février 1876 : Force et Profondeur de l'Amour Divin p. 535 à 591, 6 ff. vierge et p. de titre. - 10me CONFERENCE du mardi soir 8 février 1876 : De la Procession du Saint Esprit, p. 601 à 643, 5 ff. vierges et p. de Titre. - 11me CONFERENCE du mardi 15 février 1876 : Des Noms Appropriés aux Personnes Divines et des Images de la Trinité Répandues dans la Création p. 651 à 709, 7 ff. nn. et p. de titre ; - 12me CONFERENCE du mardi 22 février 1876 : De l'Acte Créateur et de la Création, p. 721 à 775, 3 ff. vierges et p. de titre ; - 13me CONFERENCE du 29 février 1876 : De l'Existence et de la Nature des Anges, p. 785 à 852, 2 ff. vierges, p. de titre ; - 14me CONFERENCE du mardi 7 mars 1876 « Fête de la Saint Thomas d'Aquin » : De la Vie Individuelle des Anges, p. 861 à 907, 7 ff. vierges, p. de titre ; - 15me CONFERENCE du mardi 14 mars 1876 : De la Vie Sociale des Anges : De la Vie Sociale des Anges, p. 915 à 972, 3 ff. vierges, p. de titre ; - 16me CONFERENCE du mardi 21 mars 1876 : Rapports des Anges avec les Hommes, p. 981 à 1053 ; - 17me CONFERENCE du mardi 28 mars 1876 : De la Nature de l'Ame Humaine et de son Union avec le Corps, p. 1061 à 1113 S'ajoute 3 ff. d'une écriture différentes et qui semble être une relecture par l'Auteur le R.P. LAVY ; 5 ff. vierges et p. de titre ; - 18me CONFERENCE du mardi 4 avril 1876 : Des Puissances de l'Ame p.1115 à 1167 et p. de titre. - 19me CONFERENCE du mardi 25 avril 1876 ; Création de nos Premiers Parents dans le Paradis Terrestre p. 1175 à 1231 ; 2 ff. vierges et p. de titre ; - 20me CONFERENCE du mardi 2 mai 1276 : De l'Etat dans lequel nos Premiers Parents furent Créés ; p. 1235 à 1285, 3 ff. vierges, p. de titre ; - 21me CONFERENCE du mardi 09 mai 1876 : Du Paradis Terrestre, p. 1306 à 1349, p. de titre ; - 22me CONFERENCE du mardi 16 mai 1876 : Des Ames des Défunts, p. 1361 à 1426, 4 ff. vierges, p. de titre ; - 23me CONFERENCE du mardi 23 mai 1876 : RESUME DES DEUX ANNEES PRECEDENTS - HARMONIE DU MONDE. P. 1431 à 1481. Suivent 2 pages de l'Ecriture de l'Auteur Ajoutant un « PLAN DE L'UNIVERS ». 2 f.f. vierges. P. de titre ; - 24me CONFERENCE du mardi Sans Date probablement le 30 mai 1876 p. 1491à 1533 L'Harmonie du Monde, avec la Signature de Fin « Copié à Londres par B.C. de Martinez de Hoz » - 25me TEXTE intitulé « DE LA MUSIQUE, Harmonie, Nécessité de la Gamme en Musique p.1545 à 1580 ; suivent 9 ff. vierges. Sur le Père LAVY, voir également dans Auteuil et Passy, de l'Annexion à la Grande Guerre Par Hubert Demory p. 169 et s. Histoire de Paris Chez LHARMATTAN - Conférences du Révérend Père LAVY inédites et non publiées. Des Conférences ont été publiées au nombre de 21 « Conférences sur la théologie de saint Thomas d'Aquin, données dans la crypte de Saint-Augustin, à Paris/ J. Gervais / 1884-1888 » et « Conférences sur l'histoire de l'Esprit Humain pour servir d'introduction à une étude de la vérité chrétienne, paris P. Lethielleux en 1893.érences_sur_la_thölogie_de_saint_Thomas_d'Aquin Lavy Le P. / Conférences sur la théologie de saint Thomas d'Aquin, données dans la crypte de Saint-Augustin, à Pa / Paris / J. Gervais / 1884-1888 Les sujets des nouvelles conférences sont différents de ceux publiés cf supra. Parmi les dominicains de l'Ecole Saint Dominique et Lacordaire, le Père Lavy était chargé du patronage. « Le père Lavy, si avantageusement connu à Paris par ses conférences sur la SOMME DE SAINT THOMAS D'AQUIN, a commencé dès son arrivée une retraite aux élèves des frères des écoles chrétiennes qui se chiffrent à plus de 800 enfant, puis dès que l''Avent commenca il entrepris la suite des Conférences qu'il avait commencées à Paris et qui forment le 3e volume traitant de la Création du Monde. Les conférences du Père Lavy sonbt régulièrement suivies par un auditoire choisi et composé de tout le public instruit ; on y rencontre des médecins, des avocats, des consuls et l'église des Pères Dominicains est petit pour contenir tout cet auditoire imposant qui va chaque fois en augmentant... »

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      Imp. de T. Fortanet, Barcelona 1875 - 1ª ed. 15x22. 3 vols. de xvi + 594pp. 1h., xii + 662pp. 1h. y xi + 657pp. 1h. Retrato en el T. III. Holandesa piel. Muy buenos ejemplares. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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      NAST, THOMAS. CHRISTMAS. (MOORE,CLEMENT). A VISIT OF ST. NICHOLAS (Inside title reads A Visit FROM St. Nicholas). NY: McLoughlin Brothers, no date circa 1875. Printed on one side of the paper, this is a title in McLoughlin's Aunt Louisa's Big Picture Series. 4to (9 1/8 x 10 1/2"), yellow pictorial wraps, binding inconspicuously strengthened, some cover soil and small corner stain on a few pages, really a nice and Very Good copy. Illustrated with 6 fabulous full page chromolithographs and with wonderfully detailed black and white drawings on text pages by THOMAS NAST. This is a great version of this classic, extremely scarce. Marshall 73

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        Nuova enciclopedia italiana ovvero dizionario generale di scienze, lettere, industrie ecc. Sesta edizione corredata di numerose incisioni intercalate nel testo e di tavole in rame. Ampliata nelle parti scientifiche e tecnologiche e accuratamente riveduta in ogni sua parte secondo i piÌ_ moderni perfezionamenti

      Utet 1875-1899, Torino - con numerose ill. n.t. e 447 tavv. f.t. snche a colori e anche grandi ripiegate (tra cui: la n. 207 e 215 triple e la 440 doppia) p. 24 voll + 5 aggiornamenti e 2 voll. di tavole per un totale di 32 tomi in-4

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        Upupa Nigripennis. (Indian Hoopoe).

      By Gould. Lithograph coloured by hand, printed by J.E.C. Walter. London ca. 1875. 54 x 35 cm. In passepartout and goldframe [77x59 cm.], 1850. From Birds of Asia.

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      London: Edward Stanford, 1875. Engraved map on four sheets, full period hand-coloring, sectioned and linen-backed as issued. Inset of the Aleutian Islands. Sheet size: 67 x 57 1/2 inches if joined. Very good. In a red half morocco box. Originally published during the American Civil War, this issue includes additions to 1875, particularly seen in the American West. Curiously, the publisher has retained the original hand-coloring scheme from the Civil War issue, with the Confederate States uniformly colored in purple, and the Union states in yellow; the western states and territories are variously colored. Depicting all of North America, as well as Central American and the Caribbean, the map is accomplished on a large scale (approx. 85 miles to the inch), resulting in impressive detail, showing cities, rivers, roads, forts, peaks and Native American territories. A handsome, large map of the North America from the second half of the 19th century, with an inset of the Aleutian Islands. RUMSEY 0946.

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        Atlas of Ulster County, NY: From Recent and Actual Surveys and Records Under The Superintendence of F.W. Beers

      Walker & Jewett, New York 1875 - Rare copy of this beautiful atlas, professionally rebound with new leather spine and corners. Gilt title on front panel. includes 129 pages of colored maps and b/w drawings (some fold-out) of Ulster County, NY. Includes double-page map of the world, one of the U.S., one of NY state. Pages 130-140 includes listing of "principal manufacdturers, merchants and farmers of Ulters County, NY" plus chart of state/territory population 1790-1870. Many minor tears, small stains. Major defects noted. Page 16 (drawing, not map) missing 2-3" strip on bottom of page. Page 48/49 torn halfway down the page vertically. More details and photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le ventre de Paris.

      Paris, Charpentier et Cie, 1875.1 vol. in-12 de 358 p. Demi-percaline verte, dos lisse orné. Petite auréole en marge des 5 premiers ff., percaline légèrement gondolée sur les plats. Int. en bel état. In : Les Rougon-Maquart, III. Edition originale.

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        Autograph letter signed to the editor of the Berliner Börsen Courier, George Davidsohn. An important letter regarding the first performance of portions of Götterdämmerung

      Apparently unpublished. Wagner-Briefe-Verzeichnis 7091, location "unknown." The concert in Berlin (actually, there were two, on April 24 and 25, 1875) was part of a series of performances designed to promote the inaugural Bayreuth Festival in 1876. Besides the immolation scene, the program included a "Grosses scenisches Vorspiel" (apparently an orchestral arrangement of the beginning of Götterdämmerung) and the scene of Siegfried's death. Barth, Mack, and Voss, eds., Wagner: A Documentary Study, p. 227, reproducing a broadside announcing a concert in Vienna on March 1, 1875. Amalie Materna (1844-1918) sang Brünnhilde at the inaugural 1876 Bayreuth Festival. Dr. Josef Standthartner (1818-1892) was a neurologist and patron of music in Vienna. "Music director Stern" possibly refers to Julius Stern (1820-1883), founder of the Stern'sches Konservatorium. George Davidsohn (1835-1897) was the editor-in-chief (and intitially, publisher) of the daily newspaper Berliner Börsen Courier.. 2 pp. Octavo. Dated Bayreuth, April 4, 1875. In black ink in Wagner's characteristically dense, elegant hand. In German (with translation). Wagner writes about preparations for an upcoming concert in Berlin featuring excerpts from his (then unperformed) opera Götterdämmerung. He confirms the participation of the Viennese soprano Amalie Materna, gives instructions for the program book, and discusses rehearsal work. The Viennese doctor and patron of music Josef Standhartner and a "music director Stern" in Berlin are mentioned. "Frau Materna has received her leave for leave for the Berlin concert... Her participation is making the full presentation of the concert possible since I would not have attempted the great closing scene [Brünnhilde's immolation] without her. You can now have the exact Vienna program for Berlin announced; I hope that the announcement of Materna as guest artist will have a definitive positive effect... I am greatly concerned about the orchestra this time. Is our friend, Music Director Stern, doing anything about it?"

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        Julie ou la nouvelle Héloïse. Vignettes par MM. Tony Johannot, E. Wattier, E. Lepoitevin, H. Baron, Karl Girardet, C. Rogier, etc.

      Paris, Garnier Frères, 1875. 1 vol. grand in-8. Reliure postérieure. Demi-maroquin bleu à coins, dos à nerfs orné, titre, auteur et date dorés, filet doré sur les plats, tête dorée. Exemplaire non rogné. Dos légèrement insolé, coins frottés, griffures du maroquin à une coupe.Ouvrage illustré de 38 gravures hors-texte, ainsi que de nombreuses vignettes in-texte. Exemplaire du tirage de tête. Il s'agit, selon Vicaire, d'un des 25 exemplaires sur papier de Chine.Bel exemplaire exempt de rousseur. Vicaire, VI, 1206.

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      Undated, with no copies located on Copac or World Cat, this is a beautifully illustrated large Victorian Family Bible, bound in a full leather binding with a later leather spine, internally illustrated with a Hand Coloured Frontispiece and Thirty Six Fine Hand Coloured Plates, (see pictures) there is a family register page which has been partially filled in, the earliest recorded date is 1875, the bible probably predates that date by a few years, the original boards have some mild surface scuffs else the binding is in good solid condition, internally there are some occasional handling marks throughout, some noticeable offsetting to the plates, two pages have significant clean tears, though with no loss, a few creased corners, a large heavy format, over 4 kilos, A BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED OLD BIBLE WITH FINE HAND COLOURED ENGRAVINGS, A seemingly unrecorded edition

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        Il Duomo Battistero. Il Campanile. Pisa.

      Napoli, ca. 1875. Original photograph, albumen print, 20 x 24,5 cm, on mount, photograph no 1850. KEYWORDS:italy/pisa/photo

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        Das Hermanns-Denkmal und der Teutoburger Wald. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von L. Menke. Auf Stein gezeichnet von A.Lüttmann, C.Süßmann und M.Alffers, mit einem Titelblatt in Farbendruck vpn Prof. Scheuren und poetischem Text von L.Altenbernd, Felix Dahn, Ferdinand Freiligrath, E.Geibel, R.Gottschall, E.Meyer, E.Rittershaus, J.Rodenberg, E.Scherenberg und Julius Wolff.

      Detmold, Meyersche Hofbuchhandlung, 1875 - Vortitelblatt, Subskribentenblatt, das Titelblatt, Dedicationsbaltt, Blatt mit Gedicht von J.Wolff, 1 chromolithographischer Nachtitelblatt. 20 Lithotafeln mit jeweils (einem "Seidenhemdchen") und einem "Begleitgedicht" auf einem Extrabaltt. Thieme / Becker II, 438. Vollständiges Gedenkalbum anläßlich der im gleichen Jahr erfolgten Einweihung des Hermanns-Denkmals. Mit malerischen Ansichten von Detmold (2), Inselwiese, Bandels Wohnung am Denkmal, Hermannsdenkmal, am Fuße des Hermanns-Denkmals, Heidental, Donoper Teich, Jagdschloß Lopshorn, Hünenkapelle, Dörenschlucht, Forsthaus Hartrören, Winnefeld, Zwei Veteranen, Quellen der Berlebecke, Berlebecker Tal und Falkenberg, Externsteine(2), Bilsteinhöhle, Silbermühle. (Einband stärker berieben, Ecke unten rechts, sowie seitlich rechts mit kleinem Abriss. Rückendeckel fleckig und Leinen rissig. Innen insges. an den Rändern der Lithotafeln etwas stockfleckig; Bilder leicht angebräunt, stöckig.) Mit Widmung eines Mitglieders (im Vorsatz) der Familie Wittgenstein, Bad Nauheim 1875. Sowie mit "erklärendem" Kommentar (auch im Vorsatz) aus dem Jahre 1922 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3200 Illustr. Or.-Halbleineneinband. Quer 4to. (31x38cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le chef Barambas Kafel - photo prise à Otmulo, Erythrée.

      Tirage albuminé, 285*219mm environ, ca.1875. Tirage d'époque de cette photo, contrecollée sur carton épais. Petits défauts (en bordure), un peu salie. Photos supplémentaires sur demande. La photo visible est prise à la lumière du jour, sans flash, sans modification quelconque. Rare

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      New York : Rubens & Freund,. 1875. Hardback. Original Boards. 8vo. 249 pages ; 15cm. In German with German and Hebrew. Title translates into English as, ?Order For Sabbath, Festivals, And Weekdays: Prayers for the Public Worship of the Temple Congregation Ahawath Chesed. ? Singerman 2511. Huebsch was born in Liptovsky Svaty Mikulas, Hungary, in 1830. He served as an Orthodox rabbi before earning a Ph. D. From the University of Prague in 1861. In that year he became the rabbi of the Neu- Synagogue in Prague and in 1866 he left for America to become the rabbi of Ahawath Chesed in New York. It was under his direction that the synagogue adopted certain reforms. Huebsch was a founder of HUC. He died in 1884. Huebsch first published (this work) in 1872 because the revision of ?Minhag America, ? begun in 1869, was taking too long. Although (it) contains less Hebrew than Minhag America and omits many more prayers, according to Eric L. Friedland ?it is a prime example of what can be seen as a subtle gradation between Reform and Conservative liturgies ... The many ab initio Hebrew alterations and the translational permutations notwithstanding, the Huebsch rite has, after all is said and done, a remarkably traditional aspect. ?" (Goldman, 62) OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. Back hinge starting, some edgewear on boards. In about very good condition. (AMR-47-14) .

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        Lettres, journal et documents pour servir à l'histoire du Canal de Suez

      Didier Et Cie Paris 1875 5 volumes in-8 ( 235 X 145 mm ) de III-404 416 476 501 et 398 pages, demi-velin vert à la bradel, dos lisses ornés de fleurons et dates en queues dorées, couvertures conservées, non rognés. ( Reliure de l'époque ). Coins émoussés, quelques rousseurs. Edition originale de cet ouvrage capital sur l'histoire du canal de Suez. ( De la bibliothèque du Capitaine Comte DE MIRAMON, ex-libris gravé + tampons à chaque volume ). Séduisant exemplaire. D'autres photos sur

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        Das Königl[ich] Württemberg[ische] Haupt- und Landgestüt. Marbach, no printer, 1875.

      1875. 24 vintage photographs (albumen prints) by Ch. Schmid, Reutlingen, mounted on cardboard with printed captions (c. 487 x 320 mm; images c. 270 x 210 mm to 190 x 137 mm). With 4 pp of letterpress text (folio, green papered spine). Fine set of original photographs showing the Royal Wuerttemberg Stud in Marbach and its famous horses. Owned by Wilhelm, King of Württemberg, Marbach was the first Arabian stud in Europe. From 1852 to 1871 it was directed by Baron Julius von Hügel, who purchased valuable stock from the Egyptian stud of Abbas Pasha, "thus raising it to the highest standard of excellence" (W. R. Brown, The Horse of the Desert, p. 161/166). Hügel was succeeded by Cäsar Paul von Hofacker (1831-96), who issued the present photo series and also composed the accompanying text: the latter discusses the history of the Stud and its horses, including the stallion Sanspareil, son of the Arabian Bajan and bred in 1816; in 1860 another pure-bred Arabian was acquired from the Wuerttemberg Weil Stud. Among the photoportraits are the pure-bred Arabian Zarif, his daughter Zinka, and the stallion Shah. Well-preserved.

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Sixth Edition, with Additions and Corrections. (Fifteenth Thousand.)

      8vo. xxi, (1), 458pp. Good sound copy in original green publisher's cloth, slight wear to ends of spine. Former owner's inscription on front free end paper. Freeman 398.

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        Quittung mit eigenh. U. Wien, 13. VI. 1875.

      1875. 1 S. Folio. "Quittung über Dreitausend Einhundert fünfzehn Gulden 75

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        Ensemble de 7 feuillets manuscrits de poésies et de chansons, tous signés Alph. Pélissier et datés de l'Ile des Pins :

      1) La grande Danse. in-4°, recto seul, 6 huitains sur 2 colonnes, surmontés d'un quatrain. Thème de la religion. Ile des Pins 1875. 2) 18 mai 1877. 2 poèmes, in-8 plié, 3 pp. ; Gants blancs et gants jaunes ; Gants beurre frais. Dialogues rimés autour de l'Empereur et des rois.3) 24 mai 1877. 1 f. in-4°, 2 pp. : "La République rose". (poème Communard).4) 31 mai 1877. 1 f. in-4°, 2 pp. : Gants parisiens et marseillais. (autocritique de la Commune).5) 17 juin 1877. 1 f. in-4°, 2 pp. : Contre la Force pas de Résistance ! Sur l'air du Chant du Départ. Six couplets et un refrain. (chant républicain).6) 18 juillet 1877. 1 f. in-4°, 2 pp. : Badinguet-Rocambole ! (sur l'air du Petit Lapin de ma femme) ; 5 couplets. (satire anti-Napoléon III).7) 29 juillet 1877. 1 f. in-4°, 2 pp. : La déconfiture des goupilleurs et des casse-têtes ! (air connu) ; 13 strophes. (chant religieux). Rarissime ensemble de manuscrits d'Alphonse Pélissier qui, déporté simple à l'Ile des Pins, collabora à quelques journaux éphémères publiés sur place : Les Veillées Calédoniennes ; Le Parisien puis le Parisien Illustré, etc.Alphonse Pélissier, journaliste, fut condamné à mort à Marseille et sa condamnation commuée en déportation à l'Ile des Pins en Nouvelle-Calédonie.

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        Atlas géographique [ Carte de la France en puzzle de bois ]

      1 grande carte de 48 x 66 cm en puzzle en bois de plus de 180 pièces, rangées dans la boîte d'origine en bois et cartons, sur 4 niveaux organisés par 4 feuilles cartonnées avec chacune 2 ruban mauves permettant l'extraction des pièces. La boîte d'origine, au format 30,5 x 41 cm, est recouverte d'un papier richement illustré portant l'indication "Atlas géographique", sous le couvercle on peut lire l'inscription manuscrite :" France n° 12" et la grande étiquette " Au paradis des enfants", 156 rue de Rivoli, 1 rue de Louvre, Paris" (circa 1875-1895). La carte contient notamment un "Tableau des anciens grands départements de la France indiquant l'époque et les circonstances de leur rattachement à la couronne" Très beau et impressionnant puzzle géographique en bois, en parfait état et parfaitement complet de l'intégralité des pièces. La boîte d'origine, très fragile, mérite restauration (manque de papier sur les rebords du cadre, le couvercle est très faible et partiellement déboîté). Il est aujourd'hui devenu très difficile de trouver des puzzle géographiques en bois de ce format en si bel état et parfaitement complet de toutes leurs pièces.

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        Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur allgemeinen Muskel- und Nervenphysik.

      Veit 1875 - 1877, Leipzig - xiv 308p xvi 753p two volumes in half morocco period binding, light rubbing to hinges, marbled endpapers, marbled edges, binding tight and firm, plates folded well and clean, from the library of Andrew Huxley, Nobel Laureate, without his name, but both vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Chinese Opium-Smoker. Twelve Illustrations; Facsimiles of Native Drawings. With a Translation of the Original Chinese Text Accompanying them, and Appendixes. London, S. W. Partington, no date (1881).

      Pp. 44. Including 12 coloured lithographed illustrations with descriptive text opposite each plate. A printed letter by Storrs Turner, loosely inserted. Original printed wrappers, spine ends chipped. A couple of leaves with rusty staple marks at inner margin. Second, enlarged edition (first 1875?) of this anti-opium pamphlet.The illustrations depict the gradual downfall of a opium smoker. Commencing with a man on a couch in his mansion, followed by images of the dissipation of the man who becomes a victim of the drug and eventually leaves home and becomes a homeless beggar. It's believed that the sketches were made by a Christian Chinaman named Tai and later published by the Chinese Anti-Opium Society of Canton. The pictures were sent to England and published with an English translation in the 1870's. This enlarged edition includes a.o. a letter by Commissioner Lin to the Queen of England. Reverend Frederick Storrs Turner was the founder of the Society for the Suppression of the Opium Trade, and the editor of the Society's newspaper "Friend of China". A printed letter by Storrs Turner adressed to "the Editor" stating that this pamphlet was not published for profit "but with the hope of increasing the public interest in a subject of great national importance", is loosely inserted.

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        Portrait photograph signed and dedicated (on reverse). Carlsbad, 1. VII. 1875.

      1875. 90:57 mm. Dedicated to Paula Schreder "from a known unknown".

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        Slave Trade. No. 1 (1875). Correspondence with British representatives and agents abroad, and reports from Naval Officers, relative to the East African Slave Trade. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. 1875. [C.-1168]. London, Harrison and Sons, 1875.

      1875. Folio. VI, 139, (1) pp. Publisher's printed blue wrappers. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including a report on the results of the treaties entered into with the Sultans of Oman and Zanzibar and of British ships cruising off Ras al Hadd and the southern coast of Arabia. Also, a report to the effect that of the nearly 12,000 slaves marched north from East Africa since December 1873, "few, if any, have reached Arabia, and none have been shipped for the Persian Gulf [...] There is still undoubtedly a constant supply of slaves from the Portuguese Settlements in the Mozambique to the coast of Madagascar, and it is even supposed to be the intention of some of the Arab slave-dealers to attempt to run dhows from the north end of Madagascar direct to the Persian Gulf in large seaworthy vessels" (p. 120). The relevant sections are "Zanzibar" (pp.1-89); "Muscat" (p. 90); "Reports from Naval Officers [relative to the East African Slave Trade]" (pp. 96-139). - Neat stamp on the upper cover. Spine cracked in places, but a good copy. Bennett 500.

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        Autograph letter signed in full

      - On a postal card (ca. 89 x 139 mm.). Dated Mulhouse, November 17, [19]25. In black ink. With a photograph of La Pierre des bavardes at Mulhouse to verso. With original envelope with Ravel's address, Le Belvédère Montfort L'Amaury (S. & O.), printed to verso. In French (with translation). The composer makes arrangements to meet an old friend."Perhaps I will leave with you for Montfort if I can't take the train on Thursday evening."Together with a waist-length postcard photograph of the composer in his later years published in Paris. Slightly creased; small stain to lower right edge; date slightly smudged; envelope slightly worn and soiled; two postmarks and postage stamp to recto. French composer Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) "was one of the most original and sophisticated musicians of the early 20th century. His instrumental writing - whether for solo piano, for ensemble or for orchestra - explored new possibilities, which he developed at the same time as (or even before) his great contemporary Debussy, and his fascination with the past and with the exotic resulted in music of a distinctively French sensibility and refinement." Barbara L. Kelly in Grove Music Online.

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        [Binding title (also at the head of each plate):] Nil-Album. [Vienna, Leopold Sommer and Comp., Anna Lynker and Conrad Greve, ca. 1875].

      1875. Oblong Imperial 1mo (53.4 x 70 cm). Album with 32 chromolithographed plates (26 measuring 25 x 35.5 cm; 6 measuring 36.5 x 60.5), mounted on paperboard leaves, each leaf with lithographed title "Nil-Album" (above), and caption, imprint and note that they were painted from life by Anna Lynker (30) or Hans Sattler (2). All chromolithographed by Conrad Greve. Printed by various Viennese printers: K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, E. Köke, M. Fein, Conrad Greve, Leopold Sommer and Comp. and Johann Haupt. [32] chromolithographed plates. Contemporary red half goatskin morocco, textured-cloth sides, the front board with the title "Nil-Album" (on the spine "Nil Album") in gold, watered-silk pattern endpapers. An extraordinary and extremely rare album with breath-taking colour-printed views of Egypt and Nubia, made after watercolours painted from life at the sites. We have located only one other copy, and it has fewer plates than the present copy. Although there is no title-page, each plate and the contemporary binding have the title "Nil-Album" (Nile album). The plates show a dozen ancient Egyptian temples, the pyramids at Gisa, the two famous colossal statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III at Thebes (the Colossi of Memnon), and other ancient sites, some with hieroglyphic inscriptions. While the colour views of these sites as they were ca. 1870 would be of the greatest importance by themselves, the present album provides much more. These are not mere archaeological sites showing dead ruins, but views of living Egypt, with several mosques, merchants and others operating boats and rafts on the Nile, men smoking (both a straight clay pipe and a waterpipe) in a coffee house with children and a cat, four or five tubaned musicians performing while topless women dance, men hauling water at the Nile, a street scene with a camel and fully laden donkeys, a busy street scene in Cairo (also with a man smoking a pipe) and much more, as well as landscapes and riverscapes. Thirty of the original paintings were made by Viennese landscape painter Anna Lynker (1834-post 1909: some sources say 1893), who moved to the Middle East soon after completing her studies in Graz, Karlsruhe and Dusseldorf around 1865 and remained there to at least 1877, painting in watercolours and oils. Some of her paintings were brought back to Europe before she returned herself, so the present set may have been published while she was still there. The other two were painted by Hubert Sattler (1817-1904) from Salzburg, who painted in Egypt in the 1840s and 1850s. The production of the chromolithographs was overseen by the artist Conrad Grefe (1823-1907) for Leopold Sommer (1812-1880), whose firm traded as Leopold Sommer & Comp from 1868 to 1877 or possibly later. The only copy of the present series of prints that we have located is Staatsbibliothek in Munich and contains 30 plates. - Some spotting, a few leaves with marginal restorations, inner hinges reinforced, binding slichtly chafed and the joints slightly cracked, otherwise in very good condition. WorldCat (1 copy, 30 plates only).

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        Printed invitation with autograph address signed. Bayreuth, 1. XI. 1875.

      1875. Large 4to. 2 pp. on bifolium. Addenda. An invitation for the first Bayreuth Festival ever (held in 1876), mistakenly addressed "Herrn Carl Schlosser, in München. | Lieber Herr Schlosser!", but intended for the German tenor Max Schlosser who was to sing the part of Mime.

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        Napoli Panorama dal Molo

      Napoli, ca. 1875. Original photograph, albumen print, 28,6 x 37,5 cm, photograph no. 4001. Small lacking piece at left middle border. - Large photograph. KEYWORDS:italy/napoli/photo

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        History of Eufaula, Alabama, The Bluff City of the Chattahoochee

      Atlanta: Franklin Steam Printing House - Jas. P. Harrison & Co., Printers, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. [1], 32pp., [5]pp, xxvi advertisements. Bright blue cloth with bright gilt stamped and ornamental title on front board. Blind stamped oval design rear board. Front and rear end sheets and foredge has scattered light to moderate foxing. Interior pages and advertisements in very good condition. Howes B 400.

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        Autograph letter signed. Bayreuth, 2. VI. 1875.

      1875. Large 8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium. Important letter to the publisher Adolf Fuerstner in Berlin about the publication of the final edition of "Tannhäuser", recorded in Wagner's catalogue of works as "state 4", which since 1876 has remained to this day the most widely used and staged version. Save for a short quotation in a 1977 Stargardt catalogue, this letter is unpublished and therefore especially valuable. Fuerstner had taken over the rights from Meser at Dresden, who had published the first edition in 1845. Now, Wagner sends him the signed contract, announces the finally-revised full score, explains the main changes he has made, and remains in joyful anticipation of receiving the agreed sum of 3,000 Goldmarks. Moreover, he reports that the Russian-born pianist and composer Josef Rubinstein, a friend and ardent admirer of Wagner's, will finish the arrangement of the Venusberg scene within the next few days and send it to Fuerstner. - Rubinstein was famous for excellent pianoforte transcriptions including the "Ring des Nibelungen"; in 1869 he was appointed "Kammerpianist" by Grand Duchess Helena.

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        Insectivorous Plants. London, John Murray, 1875.

      1875. 8vo. X, 462 pp. With woodcut illustrations in text. Contemp. full calf with spine gilt in six compartments, giltstamped green spine label, gilt inner dentelle, leading edges gilt. Marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. First edition. - Presentation copy from the library of the British architect William Cecil Marshall (1849-1921), inscribed to him on the half-title ("From the Author") by a clerk at the publisher's, and with Marshall's autograph ownership above that. Darwin and Marshall had corresponded over insectivorous plants the previous year (cf. Darwin Correspondence Project no. 9627F, letter dated 7 Sept. [1874]). In 1876 Darwin would engage the architect's services to build an extension to Down House on the north side (a billiard room with dressing room and bedroom above). - Extremeties worn; front marbled flyleaf weakened. Still an appealing copy.

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        The Bosporus and Istanbul. [Istanbul], 1875.

      1875. Oil on wood. Signed and dated. Framed (455 x 258 mm). Museum-quality panoramic painting of Istanbul with steamships and sailboats on the Golden Horn and the Hagia Sophia in the background. The foreground is dominated by the Grand Vezier Hüseyin Avni Pasha in a coach, escorted by horsemen, surrounded by a crowd. - The Regensburg-born Heinrich Lang, noted painter of horses and battles as well as writer and illustrator, studied with Karl Steffek in Berlin, Friedrich Voltz and Franz Adam in Munich and Adolf Schreyer in Paris. He travelled to Greece and Turkey and proved himself a careful observer of Ottoman costume and culture. His colourful paintings of Turkish tradesmen, camel drivers, donkey-drawn wagons and splendidly decorated carriages show his great attention to detail and were greeted by contemporaries as a much-welcomed relief from the grey military scenes that had dominated the previous years (cf. ADB Ll, 551).

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        Habitations modernes recueillies par... et la collaboration de Félix Narjoux.

      Paris, Morel, 1875-1877. 2 volumes in-folio, 2ff-28pp. et 100 planches - 2ff.-28pp.-IIIpp. et 100 planches. Demi-chagrin brun, coins, dos à nerfs, têtes or. (Reliures de l'époque). 200 planches au total, protégées par une serpente, finement gravées au trait, présentant un large éventail de la production architecturale de la seconde moitié du XIX°s. Maisons de campagne ; hôtels privés ; hôtels de voyageurs ; villas ; immeubles à loyers ; etc. - Cet ouvrage, qui se rencontre habituellement en feuilles, est ici solidement relié. - Quelques rousseurs claires et éparses, plus accentuées sur le texte du 2° volume. Coins légèrement choqués.

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        POESIES EN 2 TOMES : TOME 1 (PREMIERES POESIES : 1859-1863) + TOME 2 (NOUVELLES POESIES : 1864-1873).

      Alphonse Lemerre. 1875. In-4 Carré. Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs. 2 TOMES : 1+2 : 391+404 pages. Illustrés de nombreuses gravures en eau-forte, en noir et blanc hors texte. Titre et caissons dorés. Mors légèrement frottés. Contre-plats jaspés. Epidermures. Dos à 5 nerfs. Tome 1 : La moisson, chants agrestes, les poëmes de la nuit, humouristiques, Paulo majora + Tome 2 : n°315 d'un tirage à 350 exemplaires ; Musettes et clairons, légendes d'aujourd'hui, lieder et sonnets, voix des ruines, légendes évangéliques, paysages d'hiver. 4 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES.

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        Collection of 27 cardboard-backed photographs by Félix Bonfils (24), Jakob August Lorent (1), the brothers Zangaki (1) and an unknown artist (1). Palestine, c. 1875.

      1875. C. 258 x 325 mm (cardboard); image dimensions c. 222 x 284 mm. Albumen prints (vintage) on cardboard. By Bonfils, from Bethlehem: "Tombeau de Rachel" (no. 336); "Puits des Mages" (889); "Entrée des pèlerins à Bethléem, le jour de Noël" (892, illustrated in Wieczorek/Sui, "Ins Heilige Land", p. 106); "Vue générale de Bethléem, du puits de David" (1225) and interior of the Church of the Nativity (uncaptioned); from Jaffa: "Place du marché vue générale" (238, ill. with alternative caption in W./S., p. 67); from Jerusalem: "Porte de Jaffa" (244, ill. with alternative caption in W./S., p. 73); "Mur des Juifs en vendredi" (245); "Façade du St-Sépulcre" (246); "Prison de St. Pierre" (250); "Arc de l'Ecce Homo" (252); "Ruelle allant au palais d'Hérode" (259); "Coupoles du St.-Sépulcre" (274); "Vue générale de la mosquée d'Omar" (278); interior of the Dome of the Rock ([279], illustrated with caption but trimmed in W./S., p. 85); "Porte donnant accès au-dessous du rocher" (280); "Vue générale de l'emplacement du temple de Salomon" (285); "Porte de Damas" (287); "Jardin de Gethsemané, vue générale" (303, ill. trimmed in W./S., p. 76); "Vallée de Josaphat" (310); "Intérieur du St-Sépulcre avec ornements" (850); "Grotte de Sainte-Hélène, intérieur" (855 bis); "Entrée de Jérusalem près de la porte de Jaffa" (1037) and "Rue de la Porte de Jaffa" (1038). - By Lorent: "Tombeau de David sur le Mont Sion" (288). This is apparently a print of the 1864 image illustrated in Wieczorek/Sui (p. 88), made by Bonfils and supplied with a caption. Curiously, that image is trimmed by several centimeters on the left, as compared to our print. - By the Zangakis: "Jerusalem", "Eglise du Pater couloir" (1018). - Anonymous: "Juive, costume riche" (1). - 4 photographs show slight edge defects. Occasional staining to cardboard edges, but mainly clean and well-preserved, with German ms. pencil captions.

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