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        The Hunting of the Snark

      UK: MacMillan. London, Macmillan, 1876. Hardback first edition and first impression. Presented with the rare 'An Easter Greeting to Every Child Who Loves "Alice"'. near fine copy with a little bumping to the spine, neat gift inscription to recto of endpaper, a couple of leaves with some light foxing. Largely a very tight copy though. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1876.

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        Remarkable lengthy autograph letter signed, with advice for Louis A. Lucas on the essential requirements for successful exploration in Africa. Together with two other related letters.

      Labore: 30 June, 1876 - Together 3 items: (1) autograph letter signed from Gordon to Alfred Behrens ("Dear Sir"), 5 large octavo bifolia of fine, pale blue laid paper, watermark "L-J D L & Co." [Laroche-Joubert, Dumergue, Lacroix et Compagnie, Angoumois], text to recto and verso of 4 sheets, giving 16 pages, postscript to the first panel recto of the final sheet with a full-page sketch map facing showing in detail the area in which the recipient will be travelling; (2) autograph letter signed from Lucas to Gordon, to which Gordon refers in his letter, 2 pages on single large octavo bifolium, with integral blank leaf, Duffli [Dufile, Uganda], 24 June 1876; and (3) autograph letter signed from Lucas to "Dear Alfred [Behrens]", his first cousin to whom Gordon sent his advice for Lucas, 1½ pages large octavo, Magungo, Albert Nyanza, 28 July 1876. Lightly creased from old folds and handling but overall very good indeed. An unusually long letter, in which Gordon goes into great detail about the logistical difficulties of African exploration, revealing his exasperation at Lucas's behaviour and his frustration at Lucas's unwillingness to heed the advice of someone far more experienced in African travel. Louis Arthur Lucas (1851–1876) was the only surviving son of Philip Lucas, a prosperous Manchester merchant. Cushioned by his father's wealth, Lucas had previously travelled in Switzerland and the United States before a trip to Egypt in 1873 excited his interest in Africa. Despite an attack of typhoid fever contracted on that first trip, Lucas decided to devote himself to African exploration, intending in the first instance to explore the Congo Basin with Arthur Freeman, formerly a gardener at the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. For this he would need the authorization of Colonel Gordon, governor-general of the province of Equatoria, in the south of Egyptian-occupied Sudan, since 1873. Finding it difficult to get a letter of introduction because of his lack of African experience, Lucas went to Khartoum anyway, without informing Gordon of his intentions. He and Freeman arrived at Lado in 1876 having already spent most of their money and with no ideas of the difficulties awaiting them. Despite the poor reports he had already received of Lucas before his arrival, Gordon was short of help from European visitors and was initially welcoming. He thought Lucas might be persuaded to serve at one of the local stations or to explore Lake Albert on his behalf. However Lucas proved to be—as Gordon characterizes him in the letter—"blindly obstinate and 'un vrai Anglais'". Gordon's letter was sent to Alfred M. Behrens (b. 1846), first cousin of the explorer, eldest son of Lucas's aunt Anne and her husband S. L. Behrens, one of the earliest and most successful Jewish immigrants in Manchester. In his long letter, Gordon sets out at length the difficulties in African exploration of which Lucas seemed blithely unaware: the hostility of the natives; the untrustworthiness of Lucas's servants; the expense of travel; the shortage of food; Lucas's own susceptibility to disease—all these problems being familiar to the likes of Stanley, Livingstone, and Harry Johnston, but not to Lucas. Another of Gordon's political imperatives was to suppress the flourishing Equatorian slave trade. One way of doing this was to induce the Arab former slavers of Zanzibar to supply porters for European explorers. (There was naturally a good deal of moral ambiguity in the policy, as virtually all the porters were slaves.) Gordon writes that he had advised Lucas to go to Rumanika, where he could find some Arab porters from Zanzibar; later in the letter, he states that he had recommended Lucas to write home for £3,000 to be placed on account in Zanzibar in order to reorganise his expedition from there. At the end of the letter Gordon draws a detailed map of the various stations between Victoria and Albert lakes, perhaps with the unspoken intention that Lucas's cousin would send someone out to fetch him hom [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK AND THE MOUNTAIN REGIONS OF PORTIONS OF IDAHO, NEVADA, COLORADO AND UTAH. DESCRIBED BY PROF. F.V. HAYDEN.ILLUSTRATED BY CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS OF WATER-COLOUR SKETCHES, BY THOMAS MORAN.

      Boston: L. Prang and Co., 1876. - [2],iv,48pp. of text, including two full-page maps. Fifteen chromolithographs, each on original card mounts. Folio. Publisher's half brown morocco and maroon pebbled cloth portfolio binding, with four brass clasps, upper cover stamped in gilt: "The Yellowstone Park." With original printed grey wrappers for the fifteen parts laid in. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. A complete copy of Thomas Moran's finest published work and a masterpiece of chromolithography: the greatest American color plate book of landscape scenery from the post-Civil War era. This copy is especially remarkable for containing the original wrappers, the first time that we have ever encountered them. There are fifteen wrappers, each of which has printed on the front wrapper: "The / Yellowstone / National Park. / Hayden. / Moran." The verso of the rear wrapper of each of the fifteen parts lists the plates that come with the work and explains: "each part will contain one plate and its accompanying text. The Title, Table of Contents, Preface, Introduction, and two Maps will be furnished with the last part. L. Prang & Company, Boston." The stunning views in this book are based on Thomas Moran's work during Ferdinand V. Hayden's 1871 expedition to northwestern Wyoming, the first survey of what would become Yellowstone National Park. During that summer Moran laid the basis for some of his most famous works rendered in watercolor, oil, and here in chromolithographs. These plates were the first to adequately depict the spectacular scenery of Yellowstone, and have long been considered the most skillful and striking prints of the park. Indeed, these images helped define the American West for much of the public. Louis Prang was the greatest color-printer of his day, and he declared this work his masterpiece. At the time of its production in 1876 it was certainly the most elaborate and successful work of chromolithographic printing undertaken in the United States. Printed on card using numerous lithographic stones to give remarkable depth of color, the intended result was to give the prints the appearance of the original paintings. A contemporary review in THE NATION declared the prints to bear remarkable likeness to the original watercolors, "an accuracy which we do not think could have been surpassed in any country." The review continues by praising Moran's artistic sense, "the boldness and facility of the drawing are really impressive." Another reviewer termed the work "a genuine triumph of American graphic art." Moran himself praised Prang's efforts, writing to him in 1876: "It is in every respect a most sumptuous & magnificent work.It seems to me that Chromo- Lithography has, in your hands, attained perfection so skillfully have you reproduced every shade and tone of color of the originals." The work's publication marked "the beginning of [Prang's] dominance of the finest American chromolithographic work in the last quarter of the century" (STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER). Bennett concurs that the book is "marvelously reproduced.hand work could never give the effect of perspective and distance achieved in the towering scenes reproduced here." McClinton declares Prang's work to be a "monument of American bookmaking" and the "prints have never been surpassed as examples of the best American chromolithography.unexcelled among illustrations of the Far West." Kinsey aptly sums up Moran's efforts: "Had he done nothing else, Moran would be remembered for this series, which remains a landmark in publishing history." Issued in a limited edition with the prints loose in a portfolio (as here), and thus easily extracted for display, few complete copies have survived. This copy is especially notable for having the original parts wrappers, the first instance of such that we have ever encountered. HOWES H338, "b." GRAFF 1830. EBERSTADT 127:310. BENNETT, p.80. K.M. McCLINTON, CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF LOUIS PRANG, p.159. Joni Kinsey, "Moran and the Art of Publishing" in TH

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        Etudes d'entomologie, 21 fasc. in 12 vol.

      - Oberthür, Rennes, 1876/02 ;; in-4° fasc. 1 : 1876, étude sur la faune des lépidoptères de l'Algérie, xiii, 74 pp., 4 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à IV) ; fasc. 2 : 1876, espèces nouvelles de lépidoptères recueillis en chine par M. l'Abbé A. David, xi, 34 pp., 4 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à IV) ; fasc. 3 : 1878, étude sur la faune des lépidoptères de la côte orientale d'Afrique, x, 36 pp., 3 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à III), suivi de : premier supplément à la faune des lépidoptères d'Algérie, pp. 39-48, 1 planche en couleurs hors-texte (V), la planche IV n'a pas paru ; fasc. 4 : 1879, catalogue raisonné des Papilionidae de la collection Charles Oberthür, xvii, 117 pp., 6 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à VI) ; suivi de : diagnoses d'espèces nouvelles de lépidoptères de l'île Askold, Août 1879, 16 pp. ; fasc. 5 : 1880, faune des lépidoptères de l'île Askold (1° partie), x, 88 pp., 9 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à IX) ; fasc. 6 : 1881, faune des lépidoptères de Chine, d'Amérique et d'Algérie, x, 115 pp., 20 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à XX) ; fasc. 7 : 1883, lépidoptères d'Europe et d'Amérique méridionale, x, 36 pp., 3 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à III) ; fasc. 8 : 1884, lépidoptères des Pyrénées, 53 pp., 1 planche en couleurs hors-texte (I) ; fasc. 9 : 1884, lépidoptères du Thibet, de Mantschourie, d'Asie-Mineure et d'Algérie, 40 pp., 3 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à III) ; fasc. 10 : 1884, lépidoptères de l'Asie orientale, 35 pp., 3 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à III) ; fasc. 11 : 1886, nouveaux lépidoptères du Thibet, xii, 38 pp., 7 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à VII) ; fasc. 12 : 1888, nouveaux lépidoptères d'Afrique et d'Amérique, premiers états de lépidoptères de la Réunion, lépidoptères européens et algériens, ix, 46 pp., 7 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à VII) ; fasc . 13 : 1890, lépidoptères des iles Comores, d'Algérie et du Thibet, 50 pp., 10 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à X) ; fasc. 14 : 1891, lépidoptères du genre Parnassius, x, 19 pp., 3 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à III), 1 figure in-texte ; fasc. 15 : 1891, lépidoptères d'Asie, 27 pp., 3 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à III) ; fasc. 16 : 1892, lépidoptères du Pérou, du Thibet et du Yunnan, x, 9 pp., 2 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à II) ; fasc. 17 : 1893, lépidoptères d'Asie et d'Afrique, viii, 36 pp., 4 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à IV) ; fasc. 18 : 1893, lépidoptères d'Afrique et d'Asie, viii, 49 pp., 6 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à VI) dont les planches 2 à 5 en 2 états ; fasc. 19 : 1894, lépidoptères d'Europe, d'Algérie, d'Asie et d'Océanie, x, 41 pp., 8 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à VIII) dont les planches 5 et 6 en 2 états ; fasc. 20 : 1896, de la variation chez les lépidoptères, xx, 74 pp., 24 planches hors-texte dont 10 en couleurs (I à XXIV) ; fasc. 21 : 1902, variation des Heliconia thelxiope et vesta, 26 pp., 11 planches en couleurs hors-texte (I à XI) ; exemplaire complété des tables générales, systématiques et alphabétiques par C. Houlbert publiées en 1920 (plats et dos abimés) ; les 10 premiers fascicules reliés en 1 volume demi-chagrin brun à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, in-8, 1° plats conservés, ex-libris de Claude Herbulot, les autres fascicules brochés, in-4, tels que parus, soit un total de 142 planches dont 128 finement coloriées (plus les 6 planches non coloriées), exemplaire en couleurs de toute rareté ! Bridges b12885, b12886, b12888, b12889, b12895, b12896, b12902, b12903, b12904, b12908, b12911, b12914, b12915, b12916, b12918, b12919, b12920, b12921, b12922, Nissen ZBI 2997, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - BARNEY Natalie Clifford (1876-1972). L.A.S., « Natalie », adressée à un « grand ami » [Jean Denoël]. Nice, 1er mars 1963. 2 p. in-8 à en-tête de l'Hôtel d'Angleterre et de la Grande-Bretagne. À propos d'un déjeuner chez Florence Gould (1895-1983), de tableaux de Max Jacob et d'un numéro de la revue Adam qui lui est consacré. Elle demande à son correspondant : « vous qui avez fait paraître des revues croyez-vous pouvoir obtenir de Florence Gould qu¿elle encourage celle-ci ? (.) Je suis aussi sur la piste d¿un tableau de lui [Max Jacob] que Paul Géraldy a hérité d'un monsieur T. et aussi d'un portrait de notre cher Max peint par Kiesiling [sic] que possède une madame Drouot (.) Mais pour revenir à cette revue « adam » puisse-t-elle vous plaire au point d'aider à la soutenir ? RSVP et toujours votre d¿amitié fidèle et attentive. » Adam International Review - acronyme de Arts, Drame Architecture et Musique - était un magazine publié en anglais et en français. Éditée d¿abord à Bucarest puis à Londres, la revue connut différents revers malgré les noms prestigieux qui y écrirent (H G Wells, G. B. Shaw, Thomas Mann.).

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        THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK AND THE MOUNTAIN REGIONS OF PORTIONS OF IDAHO, NEVADA, COLORADO AND UTAH. DESCRIBED BY PROF. F.V. HAYDEN...ILLUSTRATED BY CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS OF WATER-COLOUR SKETCHES, BY THOMAS MORAN

      Boston: L. Prang and Co., 1876.. [2],iv,48pp. of text, including two full-page maps. Fifteen chromolithographs, each on original card mounts. Folio. Publisher's half brown morocco and maroon pebbled cloth portfolio binding, with four brass clasps, upper cover stamped in gilt: "The Yellowstone Park." With original printed grey wrappers for the fifteen parts laid in. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. A complete copy of Thomas Moran's finest published work and a masterpiece of chromolithography: the greatest American color plate book of landscape scenery from the post-Civil War era. This copy is especially remarkable for containing the original wrappers, the first time that we have ever encountered them. There are fifteen wrappers, each of which has printed on the front wrapper: "The / Yellowstone / National Park. / Hayden. / Moran." The verso of the rear wrapper of each of the fifteen parts lists the plates that come with the work and explains: "each part will contain one plate and its accompanying text. The Title, Table of Contents, Preface, Introduction, and two Maps will be furnished with the last part. L. Prang & Company, Boston." The stunning views in this book are based on Thomas Moran's work during Ferdinand V. Hayden's 1871 expedition to northwestern Wyoming, the first survey of what would become Yellowstone National Park. During that summer Moran laid the basis for some of his most famous works rendered in watercolor, oil, and here in chromolithographs. These plates were the first to adequately depict the spectacular scenery of Yellowstone, and have long been considered the most skillful and striking prints of the park. Indeed, these images helped define the American West for much of the public. Louis Prang was the greatest color-printer of his day, and he declared this work his masterpiece. At the time of its production in 1876 it was certainly the most elaborate and successful work of chromolithographic printing undertaken in the United States. Printed on card using numerous lithographic stones to give remarkable depth of color, the intended result was to give the prints the appearance of the original paintings. A contemporary review in THE NATION declared the prints to bear remarkable likeness to the original watercolors, "an accuracy which we do not think could have been surpassed in any country." The review continues by praising Moran's artistic sense, "the boldness and facility of the drawing are really impressive." Another reviewer termed the work "a genuine triumph of American graphic art." Moran himself praised Prang's efforts, writing to him in 1876: "It is in every respect a most sumptuous & magnificent work....It seems to me that Chromo- Lithography has, in your hands, attained perfection so skillfully have you reproduced every shade and tone of color of the originals." The work's publication marked "the beginning of [Prang's] dominance of the finest American chromolithographic work in the last quarter of the century" (STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER). Bennett concurs that the book is "marvelously reproduced...hand work could never give the effect of perspective and distance achieved in the towering scenes reproduced here." McClinton declares Prang's work to be a "monument of American bookmaking" and the "prints have never been surpassed as examples of the best American chromolithography...unexcelled among illustrations of the Far West." Kinsey aptly sums up Moran's efforts: "Had he done nothing else, Moran would be remembered for this series, which remains a landmark in publishing history." Issued in a limited edition with the prints loose in a portfolio (as here), and thus easily extracted for display, few complete copies have survived. This copy is especially notable for having the original parts wrappers, the first instance of such that we have ever encountered. HOWES H338, "b." GRAFF 1830. EBERSTADT 127:310. BENNETT, p.80. K.M. McCLINTON, CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF LOUIS PRANG, p.159. Joni Kinsey, "Moran and the Art of Publishing" in THOMAS MORAN (Washington, 1997), pp.318-19. Clark, THOMAS MORAN: WATERCOLOURS OF THE AMERICAN WEST, pp.43-45. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 99.

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        The Herefordshire Pomona. Containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most esteemed kinds of Apples and Pears

      Jakeman and Carver., 1876. Originally published in parts, 1876-1885, now 2 vols. 75 chromolithograph plates, tissue guards (some foxed and/or slightly frayed), 4 uncoloured plates, many text wood engravings. Plate LXII browned with slight loss to one corner, some repairs to upper blank margin of this plate and to following text leaves, some soiling and rusty paper clip marks (mainly to text). Recently rebound by Temple Bindery in 1/2 leather with marbled paper-covered boards, contrasting labels to spine with gilt lettering. [Nissen 294].. 1st Ed. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Edith Bull, Alice B. Ellis and W.G. Smith (1 only).

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        Hunting of the Snark

      1876. Signed. CARROLL, Lewis.The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits.London: MacMillan, 1876.First edition, presentation copy, one of only about 10 copies specially bound in blue cloth-gilt for the author, inscribed by Lewis Carroll in his miniscule ?"fairy writing?" on the half-title: ?"Gertrude Alice Mott, from the Author. May 31, 1892.?"Originally intended for Sylvie and Bruno, Carroll's continually expanding work on The Hunting of the Snark justified its separate publication in 1876. "The poem describes with infinite humor the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconceivable creature. It has been called the 'Odyssey of the Nonsensical,' 'a masterpiece with more nonsense to the foot than could be found in an acre of lesser stuff…. The illustrations are noteworthy as a triumph of art over almost intractable material" (Williams & Madan 115). The illustrator Henry Holiday had actually made a picture of the Snark, but Carroll rejected it, saying "it was a beautiful beast, but he had made the Snark strictly unimaginable and desired him to remain so."This copy is one of only five or six copies known in publisher's deluxe blue cloth. Dodgson wrote to Macmillan on March 21, 1876 ordering "100 bound in red and gold, 20 in dark blue and gold, 20 in white vellum and gold." In a letter dated Dec. 18, 1877 Dodgson also offered a friend light blue and light green, though there is no record of copies in these colors being bound by Macmillan. It is now fairly universally agreed that there were but ten copies each bound in the dark blue and the green cloths, as the number of verifiable copies for each does not exceed ten. Of the 100 red copies, we know of approximately 75% of the recipients; of the blue copies, we know of only five or six, and of the green copes only four or five. It is highly doubtful that any of the colored bindings were for sale.Williams & Madan 115.Front inner hinge expertly reinforced. A beautiful, fine presentation inscribed copy, particularly desirable in rare deluxe binding.

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        Lettre autographe signée - 25 décembre 1918 (mort de Guillaume Apollinaire)

      - (1876-1944). Poète, romancier, peintre français. Lettre autographe signée, Paris, 25 décembre 1918, à Gaston Picard, 3 pages in-12, enveloppe manuscrite (avec post-scriptum autographe signé). Très belle lettre de Max Jacob quelques semaines après le décès d’Apollinaire. Son correspondant lui demandant un témoignage écrit au sujet du poète disparu, Max Jacob décline écrasé par sa peine. « Je ne puis écrire à demi sur un homme qui, avec Picasso, a régné sur mon moi tout entier, pendant des années » « 17 rue Gabrielle Paris XVIII Le 25 décembre 1918 Monsieur, Je remercie mon ami excellent Fernand Divoire et vous, monsieur, d’avoir songé à moi pour parler de mon cher Guillaume Apollinaire. Je suis très touché de votre attention et peiné de ne pouvoir accepter votre offre sympathique. Je ne puis en effet ni écrire un article sur le poète sans y mêler l’homme, ni écrire sur l’homme sans y mêler toute ma vie, toute ma pensée et celle d’un autre de nos amis, Picasso. Il y aurait là quelque chose de grave que je n’ai ni le temps, ni la force encore d’entreprendre. Je ne puis écrire à demi sur un homme qui, avec Picasso, a régné sur mon moi tout entier, pendant des années. Comprenez moi, monsieur, et pardonnez moi si j’écris sur Apollinaire, je ferai un livre, et ce livre sera l’histoire de ma vie littéraire à l’époque de ma formation et peut-être l’histoire de mon temps, de son temps plutôt. Voilà des mots bien ambitieux mais je suis sûr que sous l’exagération du vocable, vous avez compris ma pensée. Encore merci, monsieur et cher confrère ( ) Max Jacob ». Sur l’enveloppe Max Jacob écrit : « un vieil ami d’Apollinaire M. Henri Hertz 91 rue de Courcelles serait enchanté d’écrire cette notice et me semble tt disposé à le faire. M.J. »

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        Du cancer chez les enfants

      Imprimerie Badoureau, Paris 1876 - First Collected Report on Childhood Cancer Duzan, J. Du cancer chez les enfants. Thèse pour le doctorat en médecine. [4], iv, 70pp. Paris: Imprimerie Badoureau, 1876. 238 x 157 mm. Original printed wrappers, a little worn and spotted. Corner of one leaf torn not affecting text, but very good. Presentation Copy, inscribed by Duzan on the title: "A mon ami Gaillardan Souvenir affectueux Dr. Duzan." First Edition of the First Collected Report on Childhood Cancer. "Before the thesis of Duzan (1876), there was no collected report of the forms of cancer occurring in childhood. Lebert (1851) mentions them in his work upon malignant diseases, but out of 471 cases notes only 15 as belonging to childhood. This, however, directed the attention of authors to the subject, and Duzan was able to collect 182 cases" (American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children 17 [1884]: 333). All 182 cases were of pediatric sarcoma: 70 of the eye, 45 of the kidney, 11 of the testicle, 8 of the prostate, and the remainder divided among the bones, tongue, abdomen, brain and dura mater, lung, pancreas, liver, tonsils, rectum and stomach. Oddly, Duzan’s thesis is not noted in our printed histories of cancer or of pediatrics. Rodman, "The influence of age, sex and race in surgical affections," Journal of the American Medical Association 31 (1898): 491-503; Duzan’s thesis is cited on p. 493. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        La tour de Percemont - Marianne EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Calmann Lévy, 1876. Fine. Calmann Lévy, Paris 1876, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - first edition published in complete works. Binding half Havana morocco with corners, back with five nerves, contreplats guards and combed paper, gilded head, binding signed Simier Small successor. Precious autograph signed by the author to his friend Charles Sagnier. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale parue dans les oeuvres complètes. Reliure en demi maroquin havane à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, contreplats et gardes de papier peigné, tête dorée, reliure signée Petit successeur de Simier. Précieux envoi autographe signé de George Sand à son ami Charles Sagnier, familier de la maison de Nohant dans les dernières années de la vie de George Sand.  Provenance: de la bibliothèque de Charles Sagnier avec son ex-libris.  

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        Über die Convergenz der Entwicklung einer arbiträren Function nach Besselschen Functionen desselben Parameters, deren Argumente proportional mit den positiven Wurzeln, für welche die Function verschwindet, fortschreiten". Eigenhändiges Manuskript (Druckvorlage) mit Unterschrift.

      Bern, 27.1.1876. - (27 x 21,5 cm). 8 nummerierte und einseitig beschriebene Blätter. Braune Feder auf dünnem Konzeptpapier. Unter präzisiertem Titel gedruckt in "Mathematische Annalen" Band X, 1876, S. 137-142. - Der etwas beschädigte Titelentwurf der Redaktion liegt bei und war über den ursprünglichen, mit Blaustift durchgestrichenen Titelzeilen des Manuskriptes fixiert. - Schläfli, seit 1853 Professor der Mathematik in Bern, gilt als einer der Architekten mehrdimensionaler Geometrie, sein Opus magnum "Theorie der vielfachen Kontinität" wurde 1901 posthum veröffentlicht. Schläfli lieferte aber auch bedeutende Beiträge zu Integraldarstellungen von Bessel- und Gamma-Funktionen. "Schläfli's geometric and arithmetical studies were equaled in significance by his work in function theory. Schläfli gave the integral representation of the Bessel function Jn(z) for arbitrary n, even where n is not integral" (DSB). - Der Nachlass des Mathematikers, Botanikers und Indologen ist in Bern erhalten, Manuskripte von seiner charaktervollen Hand sind daher selten. - Schwache Faltspuren und kleine Randeinrisse, sonst sehr gut erhalten. - DSB 12, 172; NDB 23, 20 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CHIUSHINGURA OR THE LOYAL LEAGUE: A JAPANESE ROMANCE

      - JAPANESE INTEREST. CHIUSHINGURA OR THE LOYAL LEAGUE: A JAPANESE ROMANCE translated by Frederick Dickins with an introduction by Hoffman Atkinson. NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1876. Oblong 8vo (9 x 6 1/8"), cloth backed boards embossed in gold, leather label, 213 + [7]p., small chip on corner of cover, some mild shelf wear, VG+. This traditional Japanese romance was translated from the original 11 books as close to the original as possible. Featuring 29 lovely full page color woodblocks drawn and engraved by Japanese artists and printed by Japanese printers on rice paper (although the plate list indicates that illustrations are on pages 17 and 19, there is only 1 illustration with 2 lines of description). At the end of the book are samples of the text in Japanese and a translation of the Ballad of Takasago. Scarce in this 1876 edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Prime Minister. FIRST EDITION. 4 vols.

      Chapman and Hall. Chapman and Hall. 1876 Sl. later blue pebble-grained binder's cloth. Booklabels of Ronald G. Taylor. v.g.Trollope Society Catalogue 52; Sadleir 45. This is also a variant copy from Sadleir's, without volume numbers on titlepages. The fifth title in the Palliser series.

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        Les Vendéens. -

      Vincent Forest, L. Clouzot, A. Lemerre 1876 -, Nantes, Niort, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 XI+246 pp. Reliure postérieure bradel demi-vélin blanc à coins. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux et fleuron doré central. Couverture conservée. Avec 35 eaux-fortes de Octave de ROCHEBRUNE protégées par des serpentes légendées. Très bon état. Troisième édition. L'un de 325 exemplaires sur papier vergé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        9 Eigenh. Brief m. U.

      Berchtesgaden und München, 12.III.1876, 2.I.1888, 4.I.1888, 10.I.1888, 9.III.1888, 18.XII.1888, 10.X.1890, 5.XII.1890 und 23.I.1891.. Zusammen 28 SS. 8vo und 12mo.. An einen Bibliothekar (Karl Halm?): "Bei der Bearbeitung des Artikels Schubert für mein biographisches Lexikon' finde im Verzeichnisse der Schubertschen Autographen, auch Ihren werthen Namen und dabei: der zürnende Barde' von Franz Bruchmann [ ]" (12.III.1876). Am 2.I.1888 schreibt Wurzbach an einen namentlich nicht genannten Professor: "Wie Sie lieber Herr Professor zu dem Gedanken [ ] kommen, daß Sie, weil ich schweige einen persönlich ungünstigen Eindruck auf mich gemacht haben müßen, ist mir so wenig klar, wie die Ursache warum Russland a tout prix Krieg führen will. Als Sie damals im Frühling bei uns waren und wir einen heitren Tag erlebten, wartete ich einige Tage auf ein Lebenszeichen von Ihnen und da ein solches nicht kam, schrieb ich einen 6 oder 8 Seiten langen Brief an Sie noch ganz unter dem Eindruck des Wohlbehagens den Sie auf mich und meine bessere Haelfte gemacht [ ]". Brief an einen Herrn Wimmer am 9.III.1888: "Am 5. Jänner 1876 kam in der Komischen Oper in Wien zum 1. Male die 3actige komische Operette Fanfarullo' Text und Musik von Joseph Wirth zur Aufführung. Wissen Sie vielleicht [ ] etwas näheres über diesen Wirth zu sagen'? [ ]". "Sie haben mir wohl seiner Zeit ein Feuilleton von Ludwig Wothe Der Gespenstige Hausherr von Ober St. Veit gesendet, aber über seine künstlerisches Thun [ ] enthält dasselbe keine Zeyle [ ]" (18.XII.1888). - Der in Laibach geborene Schriftsteller trat vor Abschluß seines Jusstudiums in den Militärdienst, der ihn u. a. nach Lemberg führte, wo er 1843 als erster aktiver österreichischer Offizier promovierte. Im Jahr darauf verließ er die Armee, wurde Skriptor an der Lemberger Universitätsbibliothek, 1849 Vorstand der Administrativen Bibliothek des Innenministeriums in Wien und anschließend Ministerialsekretär im Staatsministerium. Nach seiner Erhebung in den Ritterstand 1874 ging er in Pension und lebte fortan als wissenschaftlicher Schriftsteller in Berchtesgaden. Sein zwei Jahre vor seinem Tod abgeschlossenes Lebenswerk ist das "Biographische Lexikon des Kaiserthums Österreich" (60 Bde., 1855-91). Vgl. Kosch IV, 3477 und Öst. Lex. II, 666.

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        THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA

      Henry Holt 1876 - Hardy, Thomas. THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA. NY: Henry Holt & Company, 1876. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. A NEAR FINE copy in the primary publisher's binding of cream cloth (with endpaper ads dated May 20th, 1876, the same month as publication of Hardy's two-volume London first edition). Although there is light foxing to the upper cover, this example is virtually unworn and without any of the spine toning which is almost always found on these fragile American pale cream-colored bindings. THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA, Hardy's fifth novel has rarely been accepted as anything more than a minor achievement. Yet it is the bridge between his masterpieces FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD and THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE. Ethelberta's "problem" has always been that she was Hardy's attempt to break free of his Wessex roots and create a more urban "society" protagonist. His writing in this novel is still brilliant but the setting and plot are such that this brilliance is apparently not so easily seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [AUTOGRAPH NOTE, SIGNED, FROM PIM TO FLORA BRABY, TRANSMITTING PHOTOGRAPHS TO HER FOR HER ALBUM]

      [London]: Jan. 1, 1876.. [1]p. Typical mailing folds, else near fine. Bedford Clapperton Tervelyan Pim served in the Royal Navy, as a barrister, an author, and most importantly, as an Arctic explorer. He was the first man to successfully travel by ship from the eastern side of the Northwest Passage to the western side. He also led an expedition in search of Sir John Franklin in 1850, and served under Edward Belcher in the western division of his 1852 Arctic expedition. In this short autograph note, signed, Pim writes to a friend who had likely asked for photographs of him for her scrapbook or album. He complies, as such: "My dear young friend Flora Braby I have much pleasure in sending you three or four Photographs for your album and one of myself in wig and gown which I have no doubt will amuse you - with kind regards to Papa and Mama I am Yours Sincerely Bedford Pim."

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        Die Raubvögel Deutschlands und des angrenzenden Mitteleuropas. Darstellung und Beschreibung der in Deutschland und dem angrenzenden Mitteleuropa vorkommenden Raubvögel; allen Naturfreunden besonders der deutschen Jägerei gewidmet. [Inklusive Falknerei]

      Cassel: Theodor Fischer. Tafelband in Originalausgabe / Der 1876 erschienene Text in Faksimile.. Wichtige ornithologische Publikation mit interessanten Abbildungen von Falken (Jagdfalken) sowie Zubehör (Falkenkappen, Federspiel und Falknertaschen) - Einige Gebrauchsspuren an der Originalleinenmappe. Die Tafeln nahezu alle in exzellenter Erhaltung. Wenige Tafeln mit einigen Stockfleckchen. Der Textband in sehr guter Erhaltung. / Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Very important ornithological publication with german and other european birds of prey / raptors - among the illustrations also numerous Falcons and material related to Falconry / (Falco / Falcon). With 60 beautiful illustrations in Folio. The illustrations in single sheets (for possible framing). The Textvolume in facsimile - the Volume with plates is the original (NOT a Reprint).. Tafelband in Originalausgabe / Der 1876 erschienene Text in Faksimile. 2 Bände (Text - und Tafelband). Cassel, Theodor Fischer, 1878. Textband in Oktavo / Tafelband in Folio. Mit 60 chromolithographischen Tafeln. Olwd.-Mappe mit Goldpräg. Original Hardcover (Grünes Verlagsleinen mit Goldprägung). Wichtige ornithologische Publikation mit interessanten Abbildungen von Falken (Jagdfalken) sowie Zubehör (Falkenkappen, Federspiel und Falknertaschen) - Einige Gebrauchsspuren an der Originalleinenmappe. Die Tafeln nahezu alle in exzellenter Erhaltung. Wenige Tafeln mit einigen Stockfleckchen. Der Textband in sehr guter Erhaltung. / Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Very important ornithological publication with german and other european birds of prey / raptors - among the illustrations also numerous Falcons and material related to Falconry / (Falco / Falcon). With 60 beautiful illustrations in Folio. The illustrations in single sheets (for possible framing). The Textvolume in facsimile - the Volume with plates is the original (NOT a Reprint). [Nissen, IVB 782. Anker 422, Schwerdt 11, 137 ff.] Plates with bilingual lettering in Latin and German / Tafeln zweisprachig (Latein und Deutsch). The plates include: Buteo vulgaris / Pernis apivorus / Astur palumbarius / Milvus regalis / Circus aeruginosus / Buteo ferox / Elanus melanopterus (Falkenmilan) / Falco cabdicans (Isländischer Jagdfalke) / Falco articus (Holböll - Grönländischer Jagdfalke) / Falco Gyrfalco (Norwegischer Jagdfalke) / Falco saqer - (Würgfalke) / Falco Feldeggii (Feldeggs - Falke / Falco peregrinus (Wanderfalke) / Jagdfalke auf der Faust / Falkenklappen, federspiel und Falknertaschen / Falco subbuteo (Lerchenfalke) / Falco Eleonorae (Eleonorenfalke) / Falco aesalon (Merlinfalke) / Falco tinnunculus (Thurmfalke / Turmfalke) / Falco cenebris (Röthelfalke) / Falco rufipes (Rothfussfalke) / Aquila imperialis (Kaiseradler) / Aquila fulva (Steinadler) / Aquila chrysaetos (Goldadler) / Aquila naevia (Schreiadler) / Aquila orientalis (Steppenadler) / Aquila elanga (Schelladler) / Aquila pennata (Zwergadler) / Haliaetos albicilla (Weissschwänziger Seeadler) / Pandion haliaetos (Fischadler) / Circaetos gallicus (Schlangenadler) / Aquila Bonellii (Bonellis Adler) / Gypaetos barbatus (Bartgeier) / Neophron perenopterus (Ägyptischer Aasgeier)/ Vultur monachus / (Mönchsgeier) / Vultur fulvus (Weissköpfiger Geier) / Strix nivea (Schneeeule / Strix uralensis (Habichtseule) / Strix nisoria (Sperbereule) / Strix scops (Zwergohreule) / Strix pygmaea (Zwergkäuzchen) / Strix bubo (Uhu) / Strix otus (Waldohreule) / Strix brachyotus (Sumpfohreule) / Strix aluco (Waldkauz) / Strix noctua (Steinkauz) / Strix dasypus (Rauhfüssiger Kauz) / Strix flammea (Schleiereule) / Strix lapponica (Lappländische Eule) etc. etc.

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        DNEVNIK PISATELYA ZA 1876-77 (Writer's Diary for 1876 and 1877)

      Petersburg: Dostoevsky, 1876. First edition. Good +. DOSTOEVSKY [ ], Fyodor. DNEVNIK PISATELYA ZA 1876-77 (Writer's Diary for 1876 and 1877), Petersburg, 1876-77. 1 leaf + 1 336 + 1 - 326. Octavo. First Edition. Two years of issues collected together in one volume. In Writer's Diary, Dostoevsky published many of his short works of fiction and non-fiction. This copy lacks the title pages indicated in the Kilgour collection, but those seem to have been added in the subsequent year given the date is for the year after the issues (for example, the title page in the Kilgour collection for the 12 issues of 1876 entries is dated 1877). Thus, these seem to be originally collected at the time of publication, and immediately bound together. All 12 issues in first state for both years (24 issues total). Kilgour 284 & 285. CONDITION: Contemporary quarter leather with faded gilt to spine, marbled boards. Much wear to boards and extremities, pages browned and spotted throughout. Faint stamps to first and last pages. Small unobtrusive repair to first leaf at bottom corner and along inner hinge with renewed endpapers. Good or better overall. SCARCE. CONDITION: Contemporary quarter leather with faded gilt to spine, marbled boards. Much wear to boards and extremities, pages browned and spotted throughout. Faint stamps to first and last pages. Small unobtrusive repair to first leaf at bottom corner and along inner hinge with renewed endpapers. Good or better overall. SCARCE. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        Frank Leslie's Illustrites Historisches Register der Centennial Exposition 1876. Die Weltausstellung im Jahre 1876 und Geschichte früherer Ausstellungen. Mit vielen Holzschnitten nach Zeichnungen hervorragender Künstler

      New York: Frank Leslie, 1876. First edition.. Hardback. Folio. (15 x 11.5 inches). pp.192. Chromolithograph title page preceding printed title page. 2 chromolithograph plates of Flags of All Nations. Profuse b/w illustrations, including several double-page spreads and many whole-page plates. Original full pebbled leather, stamped in blind, gilt title to upper board, all very much rubbed and scuffed, mainly to the edges, with a snag or tear to part of the leather at the head of the top corner of the lower board. Rubbed and dry to spine and outer joints, with short cracks at head of front cover, board loosened. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, but front free endpaper detached, nicked and ragged to edges. Trifle spotting to blank prelims and extrems. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding of main textblock sound. Magnificent illustrations. Text in GERMAN. The first official World's Fair in the United States of America. A Very Good copy. Rare. Heavy book (ca. 4 kilos wrapped), requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. Courier in UK. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        GUIA CICERONE DE BARCELONA A VICH

      Imp. y Libreria de Ramón Anglada. 1876 - Vich. 1876. Rústica. 16X11. 128Pág. Curiosa obra. Ref A 15 Biblioteca A [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems by Thomas Hood. Illustrated by

      E Moxon and Co, 1876. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; good condition; a little wear to corners otherwise a firm copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The geographical distribution of animals. 2 vols.

      Macmillan, London 1876 - Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823-1913). The geographical distribution of animals. With a study of the relations of living and extinct faunas as elucidating the past changes of the earth's surface. 2 vols. xxi, [3], 503; viii, [4], 607pp. 7 colored maps (some folding) and 20 plates. London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. 225 x 150 mm. Original leather-grain green cloth stamped in gilt and black,hinges of Vol. I crudely repaired, light wear. Light foxing, marginal tears in one or two folding maps, but a good set. Bookplate. First Edition of the foundation work of evolutionary zoogeography. "Wallace’s investigations made it quite clear that zoogeography should be based on a wide range of geographical and geological facts interpreted by evolutionary doctrines. He was also one of the few early zoogeographers to rely on a statistical approach. The culmination of Wallace’s approach was achieved in his monumental two-volume The Geographical Distribution of Animals (1876). Relying on data he had collected on families and genera of terrestrial vertebrates, Wallace established evolutionary zoogeography on its modern foundation. While an enormous amount of subsequent data has improved our knowledge and determination of the zoogeographical provinces, few, if any, subsequent works have been more important to the subject . . . Wallace’s evolutionary approach to zoogeography provided a rock-solid factual basis for evolutionary biology . . . His work actually transformed the subject and became the standard authority for many years" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Two binding variants have been noted (no priority established): one in leather-grain cloth as above, with the initial M of the spine imprint "Macmillan & Co." taller than the rest of the letters; and another in fine-diaper green cloth with all the letters of the spine imprint of uniform height. Garrison-Morton 145.60. Norman 2178. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Blick aufs Matterhorn" originales Ölgemälde auf Holz ca. 29x22,5cm, rechts unten signiert und datiert "1876"

      . Maße im blattvergoldeten Holzrahmen 38,5x32,5cm..

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        A Treatise on Gout and Rheumatic Gout (Rheumatoid Arthritis).

      London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1876.. Third Edition - Thoroughly Revised and Enlarged. 8°. XVI, 584, 24 pages. Original Hardcover (blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering on spine). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Provenance: As an inscription on the endpaper reads, this rare edition comes from the library of Alfred Baring Garrod's son Sir Archibald Edward Garrod (1857-1936). The inscription reads: "Prof. O. Folin from George Graham - received from Sir A.E.Garrod". Very scarce publication !. Sir Alfred Baring Garrod FRS (3 May 1819 - 28 December 1907) was an English physician. Garrod was born in Ipswich, the son of Robert and Sarah (nee Ennew) Garrod. He initially apprenticed at Ipswich Hospital, and later moved to University College Hospital, where he earned his medical doctorate in 1843. Afterwards he was an assistant at West London Hospital and a physician at the Aldersgate Dispensary. In 1849, he was appointed full physician at University College Hospital, and in 1863 became a professor of materia medica and therapeutics at King's College Hospital. In 1874, he left the hospital to become an honorary Fellow and consultant physician to the college. In 1848, Garrod had discovered an abnormal increase of uric acid in the blood of patients with gout, and was the first to propose lithium as a remedy for the disorder. He recommended lithium as a treatment for mental illness, and hypothesized that gout could be a cause of mood disorders such as mania and depression. He is also credited for coining the term "rheumatoid arthritis". In 1858, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1860, he was elected president of the Medical Society of London. In 1887 he was knighted as "Sir Alfred Baring Garrod", and in 1890 was appointed "Physician Extraordinary" to Queen Victoria. On his death in 1907 he was buried in the Great Northern cemetery, Southgate, Middlesex. He had married Elizabeth Ann Colchester of Ipswich; they had six children. Two of his sons were zoologist Alfred Henry Garrod (1846-1879) and physician Archibald Edward Garrod (1857-1936). (Wikipedia) ____________________________ Sir Archibald Edward Garrod, KCMG, FRS[1] (25 November 1857 - 28 March 1936) was an English physician who pioneered the field of inborn errors of metabolism. He also discovered alkaptonuria, understanding its inheritance. He served as Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford from 1920 to 1927. (Wikipedia)

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        DE L'INFLUENCE DE LA PRESSION DU LIBER SUR LA STRUCTURE DES COUCHES LIGNEUSES ANNUELLES

      1876 - Extrait des Archives Néerlandaises. pp. 50 and 8 plates. Dropped headed title. Original grey wrappers without printing. PROVENANCE: Den Heer C. Ritsema Czn. Hugo de Vries, signature in ink in the hand of the author on upper wrapper. Opera Collata 4026-4066, Christies/Norman A4. A rare early offprint dedicated by De Vries to a friend. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        REMINISCENCES OF THE TEXAS REPUBLIC. ANNUAL ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GALVESTON.

      Galveston, Tx.: Published by the Society, 1876. - 82pp. Lacks preliminary limitation leaf. Recent half morocco. Scattered pencil annotations. Very good. One of 100 copies of the rare first printing of Ashbel Smith's important memoir of Texas diplomacy during the Republic period. "Written by one of the wisest men of early Texas, this is the most astute first-hand account of diplomatic activities leading to annexation. No one, with the exception of Sam Houston and Anson Jones, was more intimately involved in the process of acquiring international recognition of the Republic of Texas and bringing about annexation than Dr. Ashbel Smith.The text is personal but objective, a blended narrative of anecdote and analysis. Smith reviews the Texas border question, the various votes and movements for recognition and annexation in Texas and the United States, his activities in France and England, and the treaties which he negotiated" - Jenkins. Smith was born in Connecticut and educated at Yale, where he also received his medical degree. He became surgeon general of the Army of Texas in 1837, was appointed chargé d'affaires to England and France by Sam Houston, and later served as Texas Secretary of State. He provides a careful narrative of the course of Texas diplomacy from 1836 to 1845, covering shifts in mood regarding annexation in both the United States and in Texas, the Republic's relations with the U.S., European nations, and Mexico, and the activities of Texan leaders. "An able work by one of the really great men of the Republic" - Raines. Though reprinted several times, this is the true first edition of this vital firsthand report on the diplomatic activities of the Texas Republic. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 186. HOWES S74, "aa." RAINES, p.190. RADER 2934. VANDALE TEXIANAMETER 158. EBERSTADT 162:739. SABIN 82346.

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        Les champignons. Histoire, description, culture, usages des espèces comestibles, vévéneuses, suspectes, employées dans les arts, l'industrie, l'économie domestique, la médicine.

      Rothschild,, Paris, 1876 - 4. Auflage. Paris, Rothschild, 1876. 4°. (1) Bl., 438 S., (1) Bl. Mit 60 chromolithogr. Tafeln nach Zeichnungen von A. D. Cordier. Halblederbd. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschild (Kanten u. Gelenke stärker berieben). Vlg. Nissen 404 (für die erste Ausgabe unter dem Titel "Les champignons de France", 1869 u. 1870). Vorliegende Ausgabe enthält dieselbe Anzahl Tafeln wie die erste, wurde aber textlich überarbeitet u. erweitert. Chromolithogr. Orig.-Broschur miteingebunden. - S. 200 mit unfachmännisch altrestauriertem Einriss, Einriss der Tafel 42 unfachmännisch hinterlegt. Leicht gebräunt. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French (Kanten u. Gelenke stärker berieben). Halblederbd. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschild [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Chatto & Windus, London 1876 - First Edition, First Printing with 1876 date printed on the title page. A beautiful copy bound in brown leather with raised bands and gold lettering. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mysterious Island. Part 1: Dropped from the Clouds. Part 2: Abandoned. [and]: The Secret of the Island

      London: Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1876 2nd, 1st & 1st eds, VG+, 148 illustrations. 3 vols, in modern half blue morocco, blue cloth, gilt tooling. Spines, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, new endpapers, a.e.g. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Part 1: Dropped from the Clouds, 2nd ed, 1876, frontis, [5], (vi-viii), [1], 2-310 pp, 49 illust. Part 2, Abandoned,1st ed, 1875, frontis, [3], (iv-viii), [1], 2-304 pp, 50 illust. Vol 3, Secret of the Island, 1st ed, 1875, frontis, [3], (iv-viii), [1], 2-299 pp, [1], (iii) adverts, [1], 39 adverts, 49 illust. Light damp stain to frontis & a couple of leaf margins of Part 1, but a very good set. Triolgy relating the adventures of a group of balloonists marooned on an island. Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction. See Wiki.

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        The Two Destinies

      London: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1876. First edition, with half-title in vol. I as called for. [viii], 311, [1]; iv, 301, [3], 32 (catalogue dated September 1876) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Light wear to spines, mild foxing to margins of some text leaves. First edition, with half-title in vol. I as called for. [viii], 311, [1]; iv, 301, [3], 32 (catalogue dated September 1876) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Parrish & Miller, pp. 99-100; Wolff 1376

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        CHRONIQUE DU REGNE DE CHARLES IX

      1876. Paperback. Fine. MERIMEE, Prosper, 1803-1870. CHRONIQUE DU REGNE DE CHARLES IX. (RUBAN binding). Paris: Georges Chamerot, pour les Amis des Livres, 1876. Quarto. Two volumes. 4to. xv,422 pp. Number 43 (this one for M.G. Masson) of an edition of 115 copies, of the 100 numbered for subscribers. With thirty- one etchings by Edmond Morin (1824-1882). A portrait of Merimee is inserted in two full-page states. Carteret says "belle illustration cotee" ("beautifully illustrated, desirable"). (Carteret 1946: IV, p. 278.) Bound by Petrus Ruban (1851-1929) in maroon levant, gilt, in a classic and elegant design of 9 gold fillets, repeated in the spine compartments and dentelles. With lovely blue silk floral embroidered doublures, and marbled endpapers. T.e.g. 28 cm, large paper. Original wrappers bound-in. A few faint scratches on the leather, otherwise fine throughout.

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        Chronique du règne de Charles IX Tirage de tête

      Paris: Georges Chamerot, 1876. Fine. Georges Chamerot, Paris 1876, 17,5x27, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition printed on Holland paper. Binding half morocco lemon yellow, back with five nerves decorated with gilded initials of great bibliophile Roger Cormenin repeated five times, golden tail date, title piece of turquoise blue morocco, marbled paper plates, boards slightly discolored heads, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, slightly later binding. Book decorated with two inset portraits gravure and 16 drawings in-text. Provenance: the library Cormenin Roger, son of Louis de Cormenin who was the confidant and secretary of Theophile Gautier and also a close friend of Gustave Flaubert. Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de 31 compositions originales dessinées et gravées à l'eau-forte par Edmond Morin et imprimée à 115 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. Reliures en demi chagrin jaune, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs ornés de doubles caissons noirs aux centres desquels le paraphe doré du grand bibliophile Roger de Cormenin est répété cinq fois, dates dorées en queues, pièces de titre et de tomaison de chagrin noir, plats de papier marbré, légères traces d'éraflures en têtes et queues des dos, plats légèrement décolorés en têtes, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, têtes dorées, reliures légèrement postérieures. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Roger de Cormenin, fils de Louis de Cormenin qui fut le confident et le secrétaire de Théophile Gautier et également l'ami intime de Gustave Flaubert. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.

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        La république des Lettres Revue hebdomadaire - Premier volume de la deuxièm EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Richard Lesclide, 1876. Fine. Richard Lesclide, Paris 1876, 26x17,5cm, 21 fascicules reliés en 1 volume. - Originale.binding Edition to bradel half way percaline cream vellum, smooth spine past, part of title in red morocco, the latter having scuffs, boards marbled paper, corners bumped guards and contreplats of handmade paper. The Dram appeared serially in the Republic of Letters from April 1876 to January 1877.Nombreuses collaborations JK Huysmans, José Maria de Heredia, Catullus Mendes, Anatole France, Théodore de Banville, Edgar Allan Poe, Prouvaire, Francois Coppe, Albert Glatigny Leon Dierx, Leconte de Lisle, Victor Hugo, Leo Cladel Jean Richepin Stephane Mallarme, Maurice Rollinat Richard Wagner, Maurice Bouchor, Villiers de Lisle Adam etc ... Emile Zola The stunner, in large part in our complete copy, was published in installments in the Republic of Letters from April 1876 to January 1877.Rares small foxing. Very rare magazine gathering the largest feathers of Parnassus. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline crème façon vélin, dos lisse passé, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, celle-ci présentant des épidermures, plats de papier marbré, coins émoussés gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve. L'Assommoir paraît en feuilletons dans la République des Lettres d'avril 1876 à janvier 1877. Nombreuses collaborations de J.-K. Huysmans, José Maria de Heredia, Catulle Mendès, Anatole France, Théodore de Banville, Edgard Poe, Jean Prouvaire, François Coppée, Albert Glatigny, Léon Dierx, Leconte de Lisle, Victor Hugo, Léon Cladel, Jean Richepin, Stéphane Mallarmé, Maurice Rollinat, Richard Wagner, Maurice Bouchor, Villiers de Lisle Adam etc... Emile Zola avec L'assommoir, en grande partie complet dans notre exemplaire, paraît en feuilletons dans la République des Lettres d'avril 1876 à janvier 1877. Rares petites rousseurs. Très rare revue regroupant les plus grandes plumes du Parnasse.

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        Ignace de Loyola et la Compagnie de Jésus EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Georges Decaux, 1876. Fine. Georges Decaux, Paris s.d. (1876), 12,5x20cm, relié. - Edition for of wich no leading copies exists. Binding to bradel half percaline sand, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, golden double thread tail piece as black sheepskin with scratches, small pits on the back, flat marbled paper wrappers preserved and bound in (a small lack in the first flat foot, foot gaps in the second board). Rare and valuable autograph signed Victor Hugo "... with affectionate respects the author ..." Eugene Spuller, a close friend and collaborator of Gambetta, Victor Hugo is his political ascent when it chooses "to be his deputy Senate elections the Seine. " (Eugène Spuller (1835-1896) route of a Republican by Nathalie Bayon). Member of the Seine, a year later, he had a brilliant political career with Gambetta and was appointed Minister three times during the Third Republic. Victor Hugo quote several times in Things Seen. A handwritten correction author page 96. A few minor foxing. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline sable, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de basane noire comportant des éraflures, petites piqûres sur le dos, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées (un infime manque en pied du premier plat, manques en pied du deuxième plat). Rare et précieux envoi autographe signé à Victor Hugo "... avec les affectueux respects de l'auteur..." Eugène Spuller, proche ami et collaborateur de Léon Gambetta, doit à Victor Hugo son ascension politique lorsque celui-ci le choisit "pour être son suppléant aux élections sénatoriales de la Seine". (Eugène Spuller (1835-1896): itinéraire d'un républicain par Nathalie Bayon). Député de la Seine, un an plus tard, il eut une brillante carrière politique auprès de Léon Gambetta et fut nommé trois fois ministre durant la IIIe République. Victor Hugo le cite à plusieurs reprises dans Choses Vues. Une correction manuscrite de l'auteur page 96. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité.

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        Germinie Lacerteux ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1876. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1876, 9x16 cm, relié. - New edition. Binding to bradel half percaline hazelnut, smooth back with a gold finial, date tail piece as black shagreen, boards, and guards contreplats handmade paper, red head, contemporary binding. Precious autograph dedication of the author Edmond de Goncourt to "his friend" Théodore de Banville on the half-title page. Armorial bookplate of Theodore de Banville, engraved by Emile Royer, pasted on the inside cover first. Quite complete its frontispiece (mass grave in Montmartre, JG, 1863). Slight rubbing on the caps, a discreet power at the crease autograph dedication of the author the half-title page, copy free of freckles. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline noisette, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, date en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin noir, plats, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, tête rouge, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi d'Edmond de Goncourt à "son ami" Théodore de Banville sur la page de faux-titre. Ex-libris armorié de Théodore de Banville, gravé par Emile Royer, encollé sur le premier contreplat. Exemplaire bien complet de son frontispice (fosse commune à Montmartre, par J.G., 1863). Légers frottements sur les coiffes, une discrète pliure courant au niveau de l'envoi sur la page de faux-titre, exemplaire exempt de rousseur.

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        Abenteuer von drei Russen und drei Engländern in Süd-Afrika.

      (Hartleben),, Wien 1876 - Wien (Hartleben), 1876. Gr. 8°. 234 S. mit 52 Illustrationen. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung. NaV, sehr feines Ex. = Bekannte und unbekannte Welten, Bd. 10. dt. EA. Prachtausgabe. Fromm 26376. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Journal illustré treizième année complète (1876) du n°1 du 2 janvier 1 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Le Journal illustré, 1876. Fine. Le Journal illustré, Paris 1876, 28,5x38cm, relié. - Originale.binding Edition full cream carton, flat spine decorated with jewels stamped cold drawn significant plaque engraved by Delannoy and red representing a pediment framing a bull's-eye on the front cover and stamped architectural element in red ornament and central dual mesh frame designed by Delannoy on the second flat, binding of éditeur.Bel Journal exemplaire.Le shown is a French weekly newspaper established in February 1864. It is modeled on the Penny Illustrated Paper released in 1861 in England. It is illustrated with large woodcuts and magazine covers topics in eight pages in size 27 x 37.5 cm. A few years later, he is integrated into the group's press Petit Journal.Conçu to compete L'Illustration that is sold 75 cents, The Journal shown is sold 10 cents. He disappeared in 1899 when the supplement Illustrated Diary, illustrated in color, in the same group and sold since 1890, supplanta.Nombreuses collaborations, including Aristide Roger Charles Darcours, Sarcey ... compositions and drawings Meyer Claverie, Pellissier among others. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème, dos lisse orné de fleurons estampés à froid, importante plaque dessinée par Delannoy et gravée en rouge, représentant un fronton encadrant un oeil de boeuf sur le premier plat et élément architectural estampé en rouge en ornement central et double filet en encadrement dessiné par Delannoy sur le deuxième plat, reliure de l'éditeur. Bel exemplaire. Le Journal illustré est un journal hebdomadaire français créé en février 1864. Il est conçu sur le modèle du Penny Illustrated Paper sorti en 1861 en Angleterre. Il est illustré de grandes gravures sur bois et traite de sujets magazine en huit pages au format 27 x 37,5 cm. Quelques années plus tard, il est intégré au groupe de presse du Petit Journal. Conçu pour concurrencer L'Illustration qui est vendu 75 centimes, Le Journal illustré est vendu 10 centimes. Il disparut en 1899 quand le supplément illustré du Petit journal, illustré en couleur, appartenant au même groupe et vendu depuis 1890, le supplanta. Nombreuses collaborations, dont Aristide Roger, Charles Darcours, Francisque Sarcey,... Compositions et dessins de Meyer, Claverie, Pellissier entre autres.

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        New Lands Within the Arctic Circle. Narrative of the Discoveries of the Austrian Ship 'Tegetthoff' in the Years 1872-1874. Two volumes bound in one

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1876. Two volumes bound in one. xxxi, 335; xiv, 303 pp. Blue full morocco with decorative gilt to boards and gilt panels to spine. All edges gilt. Prize binding with school name to front board. Spine uniformly faded but gilt still bright. Slight wear to extremities. Scattered foxing. Bookplate to front pastedown. With colour frontis, maps and numerous illustrations. A handsome VG copy. . Very Good. Full Morocco - Prize Binding. First Edition. 1876. 8vo..

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        Le XVIIIème siècle EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Dentu, 1876. Fine. Dentu, Paris 1876, 12x19cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Tenth edition partly original as revised and expanded. Binders half navy morocco corners, back with five nerves set with ornate golden dotted with golden double boxes richly embellished with decorative golden frames gilt on marbled paper boards, some corners lightly bumped, guards and contreplats paper the tank cover and spine preserved, bookplate of Victor Hugo glued to the backs of the first flat binding, binders then signed E. Babouot. Precious autograph signed by the author Victor Hugo, "the master of masters / my dear Victor Hugo / Arsène Houssaye," on a sheet connected head of the first volume. The page where the transmission has a small angular lack Some minor foxing mainly affecting the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dixième édition en partie originale car revue et augmentée. Reliures en demi maroquin marine à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés ornés de doubles caissons dorés richement agrémentés de motifs décoratifs dorés, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, certains coins légèrement émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, ex-libris de Victor Hugo encollés aux versos des premiers plats de reliure, reliures de l'époque signée de E. Babouot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Arsène Houssaye à Victor Hugo, " au maître des maîtres / à mon cher Victor Hugo / Arsène Houssaye", sur un feuillet relié en tête du premier volume. La page où figure l'envoi comporte un petit manque angulaire, quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes.

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        Musée entomologique illustré Histoire naturelle iconographique des insecte EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: J. Rothschild, 1876. Fine. J. Rothschild, Paris 1876-1878, 22x28cm, 3 volumes reliés. - first editions, second edition mentioned in the second volume dedicated to butterflies. Binders half red shagreen, back with four nerves decorated with gilded finials, name of the editor stamped the foot in gold, double frame cold nets on the boards percaline, binders of the publisher. Rare complete set of this fine publication totaling over 1,000 labels in-text and full 122 inset plates engraved on wood contained countless copys, most enhanced and protected serpentes: 48, 50 (49 enhanced, 1 sepia placed frontispiece and included in the pagination) and 24 (partially enhanced and erased). T. III concerns especially the Orthoptera, Neuroptera, Hymenoptera etc. and is insects in their natural environment. Very nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales, mention de deuxième édition pour le second volume consacré aux papillons. Reliures en demi chagrin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, nom de l'éditeur estampé à l'or en pied, double encadrement de filets à froid sur les plats de percaline, reliures de l'éditeur. Rare série complète de cette belle publication, totalisant plus de 1000 vignettes in-texte et complet des 122 planches hors texte gravées sur bois figurant d'innombrables spécimens, pour la plupart rehaussées et protégées de serpentes : 48 , 50 (49 rehaussées, 1 en sépia placée en frontispice et comprise dans la pagination) et 24 (partiellement rehaussées et gommées). Le t. III concerne plus spécialement les orthoptères, névroptères, hyménoptères etc. et figure les insectes dans leur milieu naturel. Très bel exemplaire.

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