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        Amadis

      Original issue which has not been derived great papers. Bound in half morocco plum wedge back with five nerves, date tail frames nets Cold dishes marbled paper, covers and spine preserved, gilded head, bookplates, elegant binding signed Semet & Plumelle. Illustrated book with a portrait of the author as a frontispiece. Pleasant specimen fully established. Provenance: from the Albert Natural library with his bookplate pasted on a guard. Imp. des bibliophiles Paris 1876 12x18,5cm relié

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        Germinie Lacerteux

      New edition. Binding to bradel half percaline hazelnut, smooth back with a gold finial, date tail piece as black sorrow, food, and guards contreplats handmade paper, red head, contemporary binding. Precious sending 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 sending the half-title page, copy free of freckles. Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1876 9x16 cm relié

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        Maler (Otto Dix). 1924. Gelatinesilberabzug mit schwarzem Tuscherand von 1986 auf Karton montiert.

      . Format des Abzugs ca. 25x17 cm, am oberen Rand auf Trägerkarton montiert, dieser ca. 44x34 cm.. August Sander (1876 Herdorf - 1964 Köln). - Prägestempel in der linken unteren Bildecke: "August Sander, Köln-Lindenthal". Auf der Kartonrückseite Etikett des August Sander Archive, New York: "August Sander, Menschen des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts". Publiziert in: August Sander. Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Studienband. München: Schirmer/Mosel, 2001. S. 26. Verso auf dem Karton mit Bleistift beschrieben, gut erhalten!

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        Bericht über die Ausmittlung der Bahnachse und des Längenprofils der Gotthardbahn und die Bearbeitung eines approximativen Kostenvoranschlags. 3 Teile. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. Bericht über die Ursachen der Ueberschreitung des Kostenvoranschlags der Tessinischen Bahnen Biasca-Locarno und Lugano-Chiasso. 4 Teile in 1 Band.,

      Zürich, Orell Füssli, 1876 - (36 x 21,5 cm). (10) III, 94 S.; (4) XXXV, 142, XXIV (8) S.; 39 (2) S. Mit 3 mehrfach gefalteten Profiltafeln, 4 (2 mehrfach gefalteten) lithographierten Karten und 2 gefalteten Tabellen. Besitzeintrag auf Deckel (Kreisbaurat von Oberfranken), Block gebrochen, angestaubt, komplett; Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1210

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        DANIEL DERONDA (4 Books in 8 Vols).

      William Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh and London 1876 - Small 8vo. Stamped maroon cloth with gilt title to spines. A W.H.Smith's Subscription Library set, with their label to several front pastedowns. All titles and half-titles present. Covers worn and spines faded and marked, with wear to heads and tails. Some hinges rather loose. Some labels removed from front pastedowns. Previous owner's stamp to titles and half-titles. Internally quite clean, but with some pencil marks, folded page corners and slight staining. Overall a fair set of the first issue of this work. pp. 367; 364; 393; 367. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Barnabae Itinerarium, or, Barnabee's Journal

      London - Reeves and Turner, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart, finely bound edition of Braithwaite's famous satire. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. A New Edition Carefully Revised by W. Carew Hazlitt. This text is in English and Latin. With A Life of the Author, A Bibliographical Introduction to the Itinerary and a Catalogue of his Works. With Four Plates. This didactic and satirical text describes four journeys between Kendal (Brathwaite's home) and London. The route taken is different in each instance. It is a remarkable example of the trend for topographical writings in the 1630s, but in its rollicking style it also prefigures some of the picaresque novels of the eighteenth century. (DNB)Joseph Haslewood, 1769 - 1833, was an English bibliographer and antiquary. William Carew Hazlitt, 1834 - 1913, was an Englishbibliographer. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight rubbing andfading, prominent to the spine. Internally the pageshave very slight browning, with light spots throughout. Overall the condition isnear fine..

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        Youthful Diligence and Future Greatness

      London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A vintage guide to children's behaviour and character-forming. William King Tweedie (18031863) was a Free Church of Scotland minister and writer. Of the Free Church leaders of his day, Tweedie has been one of the most overlooked. A good preacher, he suffered by comparison with more brilliant contemporaries. As a writer he published much, but nothing that was considered to be profound or of lasting worth. With coloured frontispiece and numerous black-and-white engraved plates throughout. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally smart, though with some slight wear to the spine and extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD with a very good indeed interior..

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        The Poetical and Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

      Reeves and Turner, London 1876 - The Poetical works in four volumes together with the Prose works in four volumes. Complete. Original publishers cloth, a bit browned to spines, with edges lightly rubbed, bindings solid. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns and front and rear end papers foxed, but overall a very good solid set. Gilt cover decorations after a design by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. A definitive edition of Shelly's works [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REPORT UPON THE PHYSICS AND HYDRAULICS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER Upon the protection of the alluvial region against overflow; and upon the deepening of the mouths...

      Washington, Government Printing Office, 1876. In-4 gr., leg. edit. in p. marocchino, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, tagli dorati, cornice dorata impressa ai risg., pp. XXIV,692, con 25 grandi carte f.t. piu' volte ripieg. Relazione "based upon surveys and investigations made under the Acts of Congress directing the topographical and hydrographical survey of the delta of the Mississippi river, with such investigations as might lead to determine the most practicable plan for securing it from inundation, and the best mode of deepening the channels at the mouths of the river - Submitted to the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, War Department, 1861. Reprinted with additions". Esempl. ben conservato.

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        The Earls of Cromartie, Their Kindred, Country, and Correspondence

      Edinburgh: printed by Thomas and Archibald Constable, 1876. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good+. SCARCE IN ANY CONDITION - IN ORIGINAL ELABORATE LEATHER BINDINGSOnly 150 copies printed. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to., 7.5" x 9.5", Volume I, xx,cclxiv, 354pp. Volume II, [6], xlvi, 583pp., woodcut illustrated in the text, over 40 plates (including engraved portraits, aquatint colour views and facsimiles). Both volumes have original gilt stamped leather boards on spine, front and back covers with corners bumped. Large gilt stamped crest on front and back boards. Top pager edges gilt. Vol.1 has 1/4" tear at top of spine, some wear and spots, more so to back cover. Vol. 2 back cover of is cracked and loose, quite soiled and scraped. Spine has 2" leather scrape near bottom. Insides are clean with no foxing. Overall condition is good+ due to boards condition noted. Contents: introduction including family trees of the Cromartie and Seaforth Mackenzies etc, and Cromartie correspondence. Several family portraits and letters reproduced. A History of the Family of Mackenzie by Sir George Mackenzie, Ist Earl of Cromartie, etc.,etc. I. History of the earls of Cromartie. Cromartie correspondence, 1662-1705.--II. Cromartie correspondence, 1706-1774. The Cromartie charters, 1257-1499. The Cromartie patents of honour, etc., 1685-1861. Narrative by John, lord Macleod ... of the insurrection in Scotland in the years 1745-6 ... Narrative by John, lord Macleod of his campaign in the seven years' war in Germany, 1757.--The Grandvale and Cromartie branch. The Royston branch. Baronies and castles inherited and acquired by George, first earl of Cromartie, 1654-1714. History of the family of Mackenzie, by Sir George Mackenzie, first earl of Cromartie.Ferguson p. 113Extra shipping costs as the two volumes weight 14.5 lbs.Book on consignment to LDRB.

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        Diamond Cut Diamond

      London - Chatto and Windus, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this story by Thomas Adolphus Trollope. New edition. Between 1840 and 1890 Thomas Adolphus Trollope produced some sixty volumes of travel writing, history and fiction, in addition to a large amount of periodical and journalistic work. Condition: In a decorative cloh binding. Externally, generally smart, though with some bumping and a few marks. Slight discolouration to the spine. Internally, binding strained. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: GOOD..

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        Traditions des Iles Samoa

      Ernest Léroux, Paris 1876 - Octavo, pp. 589-604; a fine copy in original printed wrappers, spine split. Samoan indigenous ritual. Exceptionally scarce work on traditional beliefs in Samoa. This is an offprint with a specially printed wrapper - typically this might have been produced only for presentation by the author - from the Revue d'Anthropologie. Pierre Adolphe Lesson was the brother of René Primevère Lesson who sailed with and wrote about the Duperrey voyage. P.A. Lesson (1804-1888) was also a ship's doctor and spent much of the 1840s in Oceania. He also wrote Les Polynésiens et leurs migrations. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Segelboote im Hafen.

      . Farbholzschnitt in Grau, Ocker, Grün und Braun, im Stock monogrammiert (vgl. Goldstein, S. 154). 20,6:20,8 cm, auf den Darstellungsrand geschnitten. Schönes Exemplar auf Japanbütten.. Staschus war als Landschaftsmaler, Graphiker und Schriftsteller in Königsberg tätig. Neben M. Cunz (1876-1961) und H. Neumann (1873-1957) gehört er zu den wichtigsten Münchner Farbholzschneidern.

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        A Memoir of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford

      sp; - London - MacMillan5vol.; 9.5 by 6; I: (xvi)680pp., II: 4934pp., III: (v)570pp., IV: 504pp., V: (vii)842pp., 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Amagisterial biography of the pioneering thermodynamic physicist and inventor Benjamin Thompson, with a selection of his works. Thompson (1753-1814) was born in Massachussetts, then one of the Thirteen Colonies. Apprenticed to trade with a merchant (and excelling at his chosen career), he came into contact with the middle classes and sought to emulate their ways - including an interest in popular science. After several inconclusive experiments and a failed attempt to gain a scientificeducation under articles to a medical doctor, he had a stroke of luck in a marriage to a wealthy widow whose connections afforded him the privileges society had refused him on the basis of his hard work alone. By the time the American Revolution broke out, Thompson was comfortably a member of the elite (even holding an officer'scommission in the militia), and it followed easily that he served in the Loyalist forces and readily supplied General Gage with valuable information concerning the rebels. In conducting experiments with gunpowder, Thompson's workwith the military afforded him the option to conduct research into thermodynamics with hugely reduced constraints. By this token, he had established a name for himself as a man of science by the time he moved to Londn as the war drew to an end in the form of Loyalist and British defeat. Several years later, Thompson moved to Germany where a position as aide-de-camp to a Bavarian prince enabled him to move yet further up the rungs of scoiety. It was here that he conducted his most fruitful research; into the insulating properties of different substances, conductivity, and the nature of hear. When Thompson diedin 1814, he died a count of the Holy Roman empire and British knight; and his name and legacy live on in the form of a named crater on the Moon and a set of medals awarded by the Royal Society to this day - a thorough cirriculum vitae for aMassachussetts shopkeeper's apprentice. This lovely part-illustrated set bears an armorial vignette of the Royal Engineers Library to the front board of each volume, and is expressed to have been published with noticesby Rumford's daughter (who inherited his German title)and'in connection with an edition of Rumford's complete works by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston. 'Complete in five volumes. Condition: Externally, bound in old calf. A trifle rubbed and worn. Lovely royal purple cloth boards, bearing gilt vignette of the Royal Engineers Library. Ridged spines with gilt contrasting labels, volume numbers, and embellishments. Moderate wear and loss to all calf sections (extremities in particular) and some rubbing to boards. Internally, very firmbly bound. Hinge of vol. 2 starting. Very bright and clean with broad margins and clear text; notwithstanding scattered spots to preliminary pages as might be expected. Vol I. has engraved preliminary plate and eight further plates. Vol. IV has folding schematic of expermient. All frontispieces stamped in blue ink with Royal Engineers crest. Index page of vol. Vcoming loose at top. Overall: GOOD.

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        The Earls of Cromartie, Their Kindred, Country, and Correspondence

      Edinburgh: printed by Thomas and Archibald Constable, 1876. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good+. SCARCE IN ANY CONDITION - IN ORIGINAL ELABORATE LEATHER BINDINGSOnly 150 copies printed. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to., 7.5" x 9.5", Volume I, xx,cclxiv, 354pp. Volume II, [6], xlvi, 583pp., woodcut illustrated in the text, over 40 plates (including engraved portraits, aquatint colour views and facsimiles). Both volumes have original gilt stamped leather boards on spine, front and back covers with corners bumped. Large gilt stamped crest on front and back boards. Top pager edges gilt. Vol.1 has 1/4" tear at top of spine, some wear and spots, more so to back cover. Vol. 2 back cover of is cracked and loose, quite soiled and scraped. Spine has 2" leather scrape near bottom. Insides are clean with no foxing. Overall condition is good+ due to boards condition noted. Contents: introduction including family trees of the Cromartie and Seaforth Mackenzies etc, and Cromartie correspondence. Several family portraits and letters reproduced. A History of the Family of Mackenzie by Sir George Mackenzie, Ist Earl of Cromartie, etc.,etc. I. History of the earls of Cromartie. Cromartie correspondence, 1662-1705.--II. Cromartie correspondence, 1706-1774. The Cromartie charters, 1257-1499. The Cromartie patents of honour, etc., 1685-1861. Narrative by John, lord Macleod ... of the insurrection in Scotland in the years 1745-6 ... Narrative by John, lord Macleod of his campaign in the seven years' war in Germany, 1757.--The Grandvale and Cromartie branch. The Royston branch. Baronies and castles inherited and acquired by George, first earl of Cromartie, 1654-1714. History of the family of Mackenzie, by Sir George Mackenzie, first earl of Cromartie.Ferguson p. 113Extra shipping costs as the two volumes weight 14.5 lbs.Book on consignment to LDRB.

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        India and Its Native Princes: Travels in Central India and in the Presidencies of Bombay and Bengal

      Scribner, Armstrong, & Co. 1876 - Hardcover bound in full burgundy leather with heavy gilt decoration on the front and spine, all edges gilt, 317 illustrations and 6 maps, 579 pages. A vocabulary list follows the text. Edition not stated but is probably the first. Large format edition. This book has been re-cased - meaning that it was coming out of the binding but has been re-secured in the original cover with new end papers, repairs were made at the heel of the spine as well as a small spot about 3 inches above the heel, small holes are worn through the leather at the tips of the corners, spine is a bit darker than the panels, front panel is a bit darker on the top half, the first few pages including the frontis and title pages have light wear along the edges with a little creasing. This book is in remarkably good shape. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This book weighs nearly 12 pounds and will need additional postage for Priority or International shipment. Insurance will be provided at our expense. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch der systematischen Anatomie des Menschen in drei Bänden (komplett).

      Braunschweig : Vieweg, 1871, 1872, 1873 , 1876 - Bd. 1/1: XII, 310 S., 288 Abb., Bd. 1/2: X, 187 S. mit 158 Abb.; Bd. 1/3: X, 338 S. : 161 Abb.; Bd. 2: XXII, 926 S., zahlr. Abb.; Bd. 3/1: XII, 484 S. : zahlr. Ill.; Bd. 3/2: XII, 596 S. : zahlr. Ill.; 24 cm, Halbledereinbänder der Zeit leicht berieben, G Bd. 1/1: Handbuch der Knochenlehre des Menschen (3. Aufl.); Bd. 1/2: Handbuch der Bänderlehre des Menschen (2. Aufl.); Bd. 1/3: Handbuch der Muskellehre des Menschen (2. Aufl.); Bd. 2: Handbuch der Eingeweidelehre des Menschen (2. Aufl.); Bd. 3/1: Handbuc Sprache: deu

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        Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876. First edition, first printing, first state (with "THE" on half title in 10-point rather than 14-point type), peach endpapers, printed on wove paper, with preliminary matter paginated [I]-XVI and front and rear triple flyleaves of laid paper. BAL 3369. Johnson, 27-30. MacDonnell, 39-40. MacBride, 40. Octavo, original blue cloth, peach endpapers, top edge gilt. The first novel Mark Twain wrote without a co-author, Tom Sawyer is also his most clearly autobiographical novel… Enlivened by extraordinary and melodramatic events, it is otherwise a realistic depiction of the experiences, people and places that Mark Twain knew as a child" (Rasmussen, 459).

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        A monograph of the Nectariniidae, or family of Sun-Birds

      London: : published by the author, , 1876-1880. With 121 hand-colored lithographic plates by J.G. Keuelmans. Half-crushed morocco, gilt edges, covers spotted, spine a bit faded; occasional light scattered spotting, some offsetting to text leaves, but overall a wonderful copy from the library of K.A. Baird with his ownership inscription dated 1925 on the paste-down. First edition of one of the most attractively illustrated of Keulemans?' works, limited to 250 copies. In the preface, Shelley acknowledges the contributions of Keuleman (1842-1912) and praises his illustrations for their accuracy and artistry, specifically pointing out that Keuleman?'s notes on sunbirds at Prince?'s Island were incorporated into the text. ?"An excellent monograph of an interesting family of birds, with descriptions in Latin and English, critical notes, and discussions of habits, etc., from accounts by many different observers. A total of 138 species of the group are recognized?" (Zimmer, II, 588). Shelley (1840-1910), geologist and ornithologist, was the nephew of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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        The Moon and the Condition and Configurations of Its Surface

      London: Longman et al., 1876. Red pebble cloth. Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo (23.5 x 17.5 cm). Original red pebbled cloth. Wear to ends of spine, corners and minor along edges of boards. There is blind stamp horizontal and geometric tooling in black on covers with title and author on front cover. The author, title and tooling in gilt on sunned spine. Collation: [v-includes ads], vi-xviii, [1] 2-576pp. + 5 monochrome plates and 25 maps. Internal condition is bright and clean with no markings.

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        Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Bildung, Befruchtung und Theilung des thierisches Eies

      1876. Hertwig, Wilhelm August Oscar (1849-1922). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Bildung, Befruchtung und Theilung des thierischen Eies. In Morphologisches Jahrbuch 1 (1876): 347-434, plus 4 plates (nos. X-XIII). Whole volume, 8vo. iv, 816pp. 27 plates (9 folding). 225 x 150 mm. Quarter morocco, marbled boards, circa 1876. Light rubbing. Occasional foxing, paper a bit toned, otherwise very good. From the library of embryologist / comparative anatomist Robert Wiedersheim (1848-1923; see G-M 183 and 343), with his signature on the front endpaper and occasional marginal marks probably by him. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 495. Hertwig's Habilitationsschrift paper, based on his study of fertilization in sea urchins, established the fact that fertilization consists of the union of the nuclei of a male and a female sex cell, and that only one spermatozoon is required to fertilize an egg. This latter finding had important implications for the study of heredity. Hertwig's paper marks an important conceptual advance, uniting the process of fertilization and the transfer of hereditary material with the nuclear theory of sexual reproduction. This copy is from the library of Robert Wiedersheim, best known for his role in establishing comparative anatomy as a discipline, and for his famous textbook on the subject (Vergleiche Anatomie der Wirbeltiere, 1883). DSB.

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        Venezianische Nacht("). Ballettszene.

      1. H. 20. Jh... Öl auf Malpappe. 28x45 cm, signiert.. TB // VO // Eckstein Berlin 1876-1957 München. -Gerahmt. -A.d. Nl. des Künstlers. Besuchen Sie uns auch in unserem Laden: München, Amalienstr. 14 A // Mi. - Fr. 11.00 bis 18.30, Sa. 11.00 bis 14.00. Mo. u. Di. nach tel. Absprache! Sie sehen ein alternatives Angebot mit dem Schwerpunkt Kunst!

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        Muster-Constructionen für Eisenbahnbau und Eisenbahnbetrieb. 2 Teile in einem Band. Mit 61 (statt 63) meist doppelblattgroßen Tafeln.

      Hannover, Helwing, (1876-1881).. Folio (35 x 29 cm). 84 + 64 Spalten Text und 61 lithographierte Tafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückentitel.. *Sehr seltenes Werk, das über einen Zeitraum von 5 Jahren in Lieferungen erfolgte. - Das Werk stellt ein großformatiges Musteralbum dar mit meist doppelblattgroßen instruktiven Konstruktionsdarstellungen von verschiedenen Lokomotiven, Wagen, Schlafwagen, Tendern, Pferdestallwagen der Neckarbahn, Personenwagen, Gebirgslokomotiven, Hebelapparaten zur Weichenstellung, aber auch Schienensysteme, Güterschuppen und Lokomotivschuppen, Weichen- und Drehscheiben, Eiserne Bahnhofshallen, Wasserstationen u.v.a. - Heusinger von Waldegg (1817-1886) war ein bedeutender deutscher Eisenbahningenieur. Er erfand eine neuartige Steuerung für Dampflokomotiven, die als sogenannte Heusinger-Steuerung Standard wurde. - Nur ganz wenige Exemplare in einigen deutschen Bibliotheken nachweisbar. - Titelblatt mehrfach gestempelt, sonst sauber und gut erhalten.

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        PALESTINE AND SYRIA Handbook for Travellers

      Leipsic: Karl Baedeker. Good+. 1876. First Edition. Flexible cloth. Red flexible cloth has gilt titles on spine & front cover. Illustrated with 18 maps, 43 plans and 10 views. Text is tight and intact.. Spine ends and front corners are lightly rubbed. Front internal hinge has a paper tear with cover firmly attached. Prior owners signature and 1895 date. First two pages have a small chip from bottom front corner. Rare . Mid-East; Maps & Views; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 610 pages .

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        The Florist and Pomologist (1876). a Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits, and General Horticulture.

      Pub. Journal of Horticulture. 1876 - pp.288 with 24 fine chromolithograph plates. Scattered foxing at ends and small amounts to text and a few plates. A minor amount of ink bleed to top edge of some pages caused by an old spill of red ink to small area of top of text block. Otherwise contents clean and in very good condition. Bound in green half calf-leather with marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt decoration and lettering to spine - very good to fine condition. Marbling to fore-edges of text-block. A lovely copy. VG. condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ornaments Invented & Designed by Charles Klimsch

      London: Asher, N.D. [1876]. 4to. (12.25 x 10 inches). Unpaginated. Elaborate engraved title page. 102 plates depicting designs. Kunst -Verlag von Karl Klimsch, Frankfurt am Main. Original dark green cloth blocked in black and gilt to front board, blind stamped to rear board. T.e.g. One-inch long shallow gouge to fore-edge of front board. Cloth slightly frayed to outer joint of rear board. Owner's name to title page, dated 1876. Tightly bound. Contents clean and bright. A better than very good copy. Uncommon. 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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        Leaves of Grass [together with:] Two Rivulets

      Camden, New Jersey: [n.p.], 1876.. 2 works, octavo. Original cream half calf, blind patterned spines, light brown labels lettered in gilt, marbled boards, yellow endpapers. Housed in green linen chemises and dark green morocco-backed linen slipcases. 2 portraits in Leaves of Grass, albumen photograph frontispiece portrait in Two Rivulets. Some stripping of leather, spines rubbed and worn at extremities, joints split (back board of Two Rivulets holding on lower cord), spines of slipcases sunned; internally clean and complete with the terminal advertisement leaf in each volume. First edition, second printing of Two Rivulets; fifth edition, third printing, second issue of Leaves of Grass. Rare: around only 800 and 600 copies respectively were printed. The portrait of Whitman in Two Rivulets is signed and dated by the author, title page of Leaves of Grass also signed by the author. In addition this copy includes an inscribed sheet (tipped to the front free endpaper) and inscribed in Whitman's bold and distinctive hand: "Centennial Ed'n Two Vols/ Leaves of Grass/ &/ Two Rivulets/ bound in half leather &/ Italian boards/ Containing/ Autograph/ Portraits (three from life)/ Personal Memoranda in Secession War/ & "Democratic Vistas". A wonderful memento, as Whitman was personally involved in the actual printing of this Centennial Edition. Leaves of Grass, one of the great milestones of American literature, was first published in 1855. "Leaves of Grass and Two Rivulets... formed a complex, multi-faceted centennial offering that provided trenchant commentary on the century-old country, mixing indictment and praise, offsetting despair at failures with hope for the future, and juxtaposing prose and poetry" (Folsom & Price, Re-Scripting Walt Whitman, p. 106).

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        Balaclava : The return 25th October 1854 ; "The charge of the six hundred" photogravure print

      London: Fine Art Society, 1876. No binding. Near Fine. Paper size: 26-3/4 x 17 inches Image size (not text): 25 x 13-1/8 inches Circa 1876."The Charge of the Six Hundred" by Lady Elizabeth Butler. black and white photogravure (not a steel engraving), copyright, The Fine Art Society London Balaclava, the return, 25th October, 1854. ... photogravure, copyright, the Fine Art Society LondonSurvivors walking back after the failed charge of the Light Brigade; wounded, bandaged. and dazed figures, some mounted soldiers.Includes two stanzes from poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson.Professionally washed and cleaned, soft crease in bottom margin otherwise in near fine condition.Elizabeth Southerden BUTLER (1846-1933)BUTLER, Lady Elizabeth Born Lausanne, Switzerland 1846; died Gormanston, Co.Meath 1933. Elizabeth Thompson, later Lady Butler, was perhaps the leading painter of this genre of the late nineteenth century. Her famous quartet of paintings exhibited between 1874 and 1877 (Calling the Roll after and Engagement in the Crimea - Her Majesty the Queen; Quatre Bras - National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Balaclava - City of Manchester Art Gallery; and The Return from Inkerman - Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull) established her reputation but her subsequent works never quite achieved the fame of these earlier pictures, in spite of such dramatic scenes as Scotland for Ever! (Leeds City Art Gallery) and The Defence of Rorke's Drift (Her Majesty the Queen). She continued to exhibit at the Royal Academy until 1920 but with few exceptions, all her pictures had military themes particularly soldiers in battle. While she never witnessed actual warfare, although she was in Egypt for some years in the 1880's with her husband, Lieut. Gen. Sir William Butler, many of her pictures were drawn accurately using models in some cases, or observing soldiers on maneuvers or practicing charges at Aldershot. For instance, when Queen Victoria commissioned the artist to depict the defense of Rorke's Drift, Elizabeth Butler went down to Gosport where the 24th Regiment was billeted upon its return from Natal, and made sketches from life. The soldiers even re-enacted the battle in their original uniforms worn throughout the campaign.

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        Supplices infligés aux Coolies Chinois par les Etrangers. - Supplices inflicted to Chinese Coolies by Foreigners

      Sans lieu, ni date, [Canton?], (1876) - 1 volume in-8, 47 pp., pleine basane tabac, croisillon de lacet de cuir sur le dos, décor de supplice à froid estampé sur le premier plat (reliure chinoise de l'époque). Ouvrage illustré de 46 scènes hors texte (surtout scènes de supplices) avec légendes en regard. Le premier possesseur de cet ouvrage a eu le bon goût de traduire au crayon le titre de chaque gravure. Une ancienne note manuscrite précise: "distribué en ville pendant notre séjour dans le but d'exciter le peuple contre les étrangers". Bon exemplaire, en bon état. Très rare exemplaire de propagande anti-occidentale destinée à limiter l'exode des populations chinoises en les effrayant par des récits populaires et des images é pouvantables. Le candidat à l'émigration se fera ainsi déféquer dessus, on lui coupera les oreilles, on le pendra par les pieds, il sera éventré, fouetté, dévoré par les chiens, jeté dans un chaudron de sucre brûlant, fusillé au canon et autres supplices "à la mode chinoise".

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        Specification of Captain Richard Burton. Fire-arms and projectiles [cover title]

      London: printed by George E. Eyre ... at the Great Seal Patent Office. 1876. "Folio, a single sheet folded to make 4pp., last 2 pages blank; sewn into original blue printed wrappers; previous folds, a few short marginal tears and creases; very good. The date of Burton's patent (no. 3069) for a carbine pistol was September 1, 1875. ""The principle of the weapon is to avoid the use of the shoulder on horseback. The weapon can be used either as a carbine with both hands, the left arm extended as in archery: in this case the cartridge contains 84 grains of gunpowder. Used with one hand the charge must be reduced to 45 grains"" (see Burton, Isabel, Life, I, pp. 455-57 for a good account). Rare. Huntington only in OCLC; no copy at auction in 35 years; Casada 327; Penzer, p. 229. "

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        The Lives of the Conjurors

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. pp. viii, 360, in original maroon cloth with decoration stamped in black. Spine cocked, mild edgewear, otherwise very good. Magic-themed bookplate of William H. Bard on front pastedown; early ownership signature P. Allen) on title page. Frost offers a general survey of the history of the conjuring arts and discusses the lives of many individual magicians without divulging their secrets, but instead concentrating on the impact they had on the entertainment world in general. Toole Stott #304. Scarce in the first edition.

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        A Popular Life of Gen. George A. Custer [salesman's dummy]; Gen'l Geo. Major General of Volunteers, Brevet Major-General U.S. Army and Lieutenant Colonel Seventh U.S. Cavalry

      New York: Sheldon & Company. 1876. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Uncommon salesman's dummy copy. First edition, 1876. Cloth hardcover with some gilt on the front cover, illustrated, erratic pagination, with several order-form sheets at the back of the book before the rear flyleaf, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, age-toning or foxing to some pages, some soiling or discoloration to the covers, minor creasing to the tips of some pages, light rubbing and wear to the tips and edges of the covers, no dust jacket. Pastedowns feature alternate bindings. Rare dummy copy!

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        Balaclava : The return 25th October 1854 ; "The charge of the six hundred" photogravure print

      London: Fine Art Society, 1876. No binding. Near Fine. Paper size: 26-3/4 x 17 inches Image size (not text): 25 x 13-1/8 inches Circa 1876."The Charge of the Six Hundred" by Lady Elizabeth Butler. black and white photogravure (not a steel engraving), copyright, The Fine Art Society London Balaclava, the return, 25th October, 1854. ... photogravure, copyright, the Fine Art Society LondonSurvivors walking back after the failed charge of the Light Brigade; wounded, bandaged. and dazed figures, some mounted soldiers.Includes two stanzes from poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson.Professionally washed and cleaned, soft crease in bottom margin otherwise in near fine condition.Elizabeth Southerden BUTLER (1846-1933)BUTLER, Lady Elizabeth Born Lausanne, Switzerland 1846; died Gormanston, Co.Meath 1933. Elizabeth Thompson, later Lady Butler, was perhaps the leading painter of this genre of the late nineteenth century. Her famous quartet of paintings exhibited between 1874 and 1877 (Calling the Roll after and Engagement in the Crimea - Her Majesty the Queen; Quatre Bras - National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Balaclava - City of Manchester Art Gallery; and The Return from Inkerman - Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull) established her reputation but her subsequent works never quite achieved the fame of these earlier pictures, in spite of such dramatic scenes as Scotland for Ever! (Leeds City Art Gallery) and The Defence of Rorke's Drift (Her Majesty the Queen). She continued to exhibit at the Royal Academy until 1920 but with few exceptions, all her pictures had military themes particularly soldiers in battle. While she never witnessed actual warfare, although she was in Egypt for some years in the 1880's with her husband, Lieut. Gen. Sir William Butler, many of her pictures were drawn accurately using models in some cases, or observing soldiers on maneuvers or practicing charges at Aldershot. For instance, when Queen Victoria commissioned the artist to depict the defense of Rorke's Drift, Elizabeth Butler went down to Gosport where the 24th Regiment was billeted upon its return from Natal, and made sketches from life. The soldiers even re-enacted the battle in their original uniforms worn throughout the campaign.

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        Fashion and Passion; or, Life in Mayfair. In Three Volumes

      Chapman and Hall, London 1876 - First edition. Three volumes. The three-decker first edition in original dark red decorated publisher's cloth stamped in black, gilt spine titles. Binder's ticket: "W. Bone & Son, 76 Fleet St. London" on the rear pastedowns. Front pastedown's with light glue stain and remnants of the original printed circulating library label. Light professional conservation and repair to the spine ends and hinges, seven leaves in volume one are partly damaged and torn (pp. 19-22), with some loss of text (upper margin of pp. 39-43, 141-144), else a good sound set. An outrageous and enjoyably presumptuous popular novel of London society, with chapter titles taken from the best Victorian novels of the day. The scarce first edition, which had sold out as soon as it was announced, and which prompted a commoner second edition in 1877. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Théatre complet. publié par D. Jouast. Préface par M.D. Nisard. Dessin de Louis Leloir gravés à l'Eau-forte par Flameng.

      Librairie des Bibliophiles,, Paris, 1876 - Otto volumi di cm. 25, pp. 2.500 ca. complessive. Frontespizi in rosso e nero. Ritratto di Molière all'antiporta e 31 belle tavole fuori testo incise all'acquaforte (ciascuna protetta da velina). Elegante legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello. Taglio di testa colorato. Esemplare marginoso, fresco ed in perfetto stato si conservazione. Ottima e stimata edizione stampata in una tiratura limitata a 750 esemplari su carta vergata. Cfr. Vicaire V, 933-34. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated Book of Pigeons with Standards for Judging

      Cassell Petter & Galpin, ND [1876], 1876. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Edinburgh: Cassell Petter & Galpin, ND [1876]. Volume 1 - 224 pp. Volume 2 - pp. 225-392. Fifty color plates by J.W. LUDLOW. Rubbed leather spines, worn corners, boards somewhat warped.

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        Weidmanns Freud' im Wald und auf der Haid'. Darmstadt C. Köhler (1876). Quer kl. Fol. 48 nn.Bll. mit 24 mont. chromolithogr. Tafeln nach Aquarellen v. C. F. Deiker in illustr., goldgepr. OLwd.-Mappe.

      . . Nicht in Souhart.- Reizendes Album des bekannten Wetzlarer Tier- und Jagdmalers (vgl. Thieme-B. VIII, 559).- Die schönen Tafeln mit jagdbarem Wild in landschaftlicher Umgebung.- Titel mit kl. Randläsur, tls. etw. stockfleckig, dekorative orig. Mappe nur leicht berieben.

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        Bilder aus Elsaß-Lothringen.

      Stuttgart, Neff (1876).. Mit 212 (45 ganzseitigen und getönten auf Tafeln) Holzstichen nach R. Aßmus. 4 Bll., 274 S., 1 Bl. Aufwendiger brauner Lederband d. Zt. mit Rücken- und Vorderdeckelvergoldung, goldgeprägtem Titel auf einer schwarzen intarsierten Lederraute. Die hintere Decke mit goldgepr. gekröntem Monogram "S Y" (?). Einband signiert J. Kosel, Brauna. 28,5 x 23 cm.. An den Innengelenken Tipp-Ex (?) Spuren, abgeklebtes Exlibris. Tls. etwas fleckig, die letzten 60 Seiten am oberen weißen Rand feuchtfleckig. Wir sind bis 12.01.2015 im Urlaub; der Versand kann erst nach unserer Rückkehr erfolgen. Wir bitten um Verständnis!

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        MS + LS - Hektrographiertes Typoskript mit zahlreichen eigenhändigen Korrekturen von Herzberger. Dazu ein Brief mit beider Unterschrift.

      . . Hans Boegehold (1876-1965), Mathematiker und Optiker, Leiter des Rechenbüros der Carl-Zeiss-Werke; Maximilian Herzberger (1899-1982), Physiker, Boegeholds Mitarbeiter bei Zeiss, nach seiner Emigration in die USA 1934 entwickelte er für Eastman Kodak die Superachromat-Linse, später lehrte er an der Universität von New Orleans. - - Entwurf zur Vereinheitlichung der optischen Terminologie, zur Abstimmung zwischen den führenden Herstellern optischer Apparate, Carl Zeiss in Jena und Leitz in Wetzlar. - - "Die Bezeichnungen in der geometrischen Optik. Von H. Boegehold und M. Herzberger". -16 Seiten hektographiertes, von Herzberger eigenhändig überarbeitetes Typoskript. - - Dazu der von Boegehold und Herzberger unterschriebene Begleitbrief an Erwin Lihotzky (1887-1941), Ingenieur und Optiker bei den Leitz-Werken in Wetzlar, Jena 24.IX.1930, 1 Seite folio, gedruckter Briefkopf "Carl Zeiss Jena". - - "... Anbei übersenden wir Ihnen einen Vorschlag zu einer einheitlichen Bezeichnungsweise auf dem Gebiete der geometrischen Optik. Da wir gern vor der Veröffentlichung in den einschlägigen Fachzeitschriften evtl. Abänderungen und Erweiterungen, die vorgeschlagen werden, einfügen möchten, bitten wir um baldmögliche freundliche Rückäußerung ..." - Mit einer eigenhändigen Nachschrift Herzbergers: "... Bitte um Empfehlung und Weitergabe des beiliegenden Versuchs an Ihre Kollegen ..." - - Das Typoskript mit Besitzstempel des Optikers Hein Carl Claussen, Lihotzkys Nachfolgers bei den Leitz-Werken. - - siehe - Vorschläge zur Schaffung einheitlicher Begriffe auf dem optischen lichttechnischen Grenzgebiet. Potogr. Ind., 39 (1941), pp.46-47.

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        Discoveries & Surveys in New Guinea and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands. A Cruise in Polynesia and Visits to the Pearl-Shelling Stations in Torres Straits of H.M.S Basilisk.

      John Murray, London 1876 - xx, 328pp, plus 32 page publishers catalogue at back. Spine decorated gilt with raised bands and morocco titled label. With frontispiece, 3 full-page plates, and 4 maps. Pages Uncut. Stiff plastic wrapper. A previous owners bookplate depicting Lizard Island. Bound by Atkinson of Salisbury. Size: 8vo - 23x14.5cm(Thick) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians With Letters and Notes, Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventures among the Wildest and most Remarkable Tribes now Existing

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1876. Hardcover. Fine Condition. With three hundred and sixty coloured engravings from the author's original paintings. Bound in half red calf and red cloth with rules stamped in gilt on the covers and with the spines stamped in gilt Five raised bands on the spines. Top edges gilt. Endpapers are marbled.

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        The Countries of the World : Being a Popular Description of the Various Continents, Islands, Rivers, Seas and Peoples of the Globe / by Robert Brown - [6 Volumes Issued and Complete in 3 Bindings]

      London : Cassell, Petter And Galpin, 1876-1881, 1876, Hardback, First EditionVery good copies all in the original gilt-blocked full dark Morocco leather. Raised bands; spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall. ; 0 pages; Subject: Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Mexico, North, Central & South America, West Indies - Description and travel. Description; 6 v. : ill. , maps, ports.

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        The Graphic - An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper Volume 14 (No 345 in July 1876 plus special xmas-number) - Volume 18 (No 465 in October, 1878) bound together in two volumes

      London. Original Half leather. Binding slightly rubbed.. London, 1876-1878. Folio. Some pages missing, very few pages with defects and cutouts. Hundreds of text-illustrations and several large fold-out-illustrations. Original Half leather. Binding slightly rubbed. Includes also the serial "The History of a Crime" by Victor Hugo. Includes also an original advertising leaf.

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        Central Africa. Naked Truths of Naked People. An account of Expeditions to the Lake Victoria Nyanza and the Makraka Niam-Niam, West of the Bahr-El-Abiad (White Nile).

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1876,. in-8vo, frontispiece (photographic portrait), XV + 330 p., richly illustrated + 1 folding map, small legacy stamp 'Guggisberg', original publisher's pictorial violet clothbound, accident at spine, wear at spine ends, hinges and corners, upper inner joint partially cracked. Very good copy.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Pictures by Daniel Maclise, R.A

      London: Virtue and Co., 1876. Decorative Cloth. Good. Maclise, Daniel. [1876] Contains 11 engravings of Maclise?'s work, presented as tissue guarded plates. Engravings by R. Graves, F. Joubert, S. Sangster, J. Franck et al. 58 pp. Folio— 35x27 cm. Green moiré effect cloth binding with black and gilt tooled decoration and titling to both boards and backstrip. Bevelled edges. Aeg. Corners and top / tail of backstrip worn as well as a few points on the bevelled edge. There is a reasonable amount of foxing, but fortunately this does not affect the front of the plates. Note: The binding for this book requires attention. The bands have become detached from the boards, the quires are still being held together, by the bands, but the entire text block is unstable and requires some work. The good thing is that apart from a 3 inch split at the ffep the endpapers are intact. I could arrange for my bookbinder to undertake the necessary repairs and these would be charged at cost. N. B. This is a heavy book [1.8 kg] and so postage outside the UK will require a supplement. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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