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      London: Ellis and White, 1876. FIRST EDITION, First Issue n. Hardcover. 206 x 137 mm (8 1/8 x 5 3/8"). 2 p.l., 382 pp. FIRST EDITION, First Issue. MAGNIFICENT NAVY BLUE MOROCCO, ELABORATELY INLAID AND ENCRUSTED WITH GILT, BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE (stamp-signed on rear doublure), front cover with wide frame featuring very many inlaid green and brown morocco acorns, the frame enclosing a recessed central panel with densely scrolling gilt stems and leaves as well as blooms of violet and orange morocco and, at center, a monogram "W M" within a brown morocco collar, the four corners of the cover with square inlays of beige morocco decorated in gilt and bearing the letters "Æ," "T," "L," and "D" (the first initials of four key characters); the back cover with a similar broad frame (but featuring a gilt-decorated column of blue foliage), a similar recessed panel (but with different flowers and with the letter "V" at the center inside a powder-blue morocco collar), and corner squares of inlaid brown morocco decorated with classical motifs (helmet, shield, etc.); raised bands, spine in compartments decorated like the recessed panels (but with rust-colored flowers); DOUBLURES OF RUSSET MOROCCO enclosed by dark blue turn-ins, the latter with gilt quotations, the former with 11 rows of inlaid blue flowers and gilt leaves, a set of batiked leather flyleaves followed by anpther set in silk, gilt and intricately gauffered edges featuring many small flowers as well as painted leaves. In a new suede-lined folding cloth box with leather spine label. Lemire A-11.01; Forman 41. The paper stock not as bright as one might hope for, but THE WONDERFUL BINDING IN PERFECT CONDITION. An item of extraordinary beauty, this is a binding done in the first third of the 20th century as part of the spirited competition between Sangorski and Riviere over which firm could produce volumes engulfed with the most dazzling ornamentation. The deep blue of the basic morocco is apparent in two spine compartments and in the frame on the lower cover, but the rest of the binding has so many inlays and so many tiny gilt dots that the volume has essentially become gold. At the same time, there is symmetry and sufficiently restrictive variety at work here to exert control on decoration that otherwise could push the limit of equilibrium. Such grandeur reflects well on the importance of the text. This translation of Virgil's epic about the fall of Troy and the founding of Rome was indirectly the result of Morris' evolution as a political activist. In addition to being an enormously influential designer, author, and printer, William Morris (1834-96) was an ardent socialist. Frustrated with the English class system and the lack of support for the arts, Morris became more politically active in the mid-1870s, travelling frequently to attend and address meetings. To amuse himself on his travels (usually on the London Underground), he took to translating the classics. Buxton Forman notes that Morris borrowed the ballad meter employed in Chapman's translation of Homer, but used "finer language" and stayed more faithful to the original than the much-praised Chapman.

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        La France et ses colonies. Atlas illustré. Cent cinq (105) cartes dressées d'après les cartes du dépot de la guerre, des ponts et chaussées et de la marine.

      Migeon, Paris, 1876 - Paris, Migeon 1876. Kl.-Folio (35,5 x 27 cm). 105 Karten, jeweils mit Textblatt, einige doppelblattgroß, am Ende vier sehr große, mehrfach gefaltete Karten von Frankreich (2) und Europa sowie ein Plan von Paris. Zeitgenössisches dunkelgrünes Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung. Nur vereinzelt etwas stockig. Die dekorativen kolorierten Karten zeigen jeweils ein Departement, umgeben von Wappen, Porträts bedeutender Persönlichkeiten der betreffenden Region, Ansicht der Hauptstädte etc. Gegenständig jeweils ein Blatt mit statistisch-geographischen Daten und Texten. Die Kolonien sind vertreten mit folgenden Karten: 1) Algérie, 2) Province ou Département d'Alger, 3) Province ou Département de Constantine, 4) Province ou Département d'Oran, 5) Sénégambie, 6) La Réunion, 7) La Gouadeloupe, 8) Inde Francaise, 9) La Martinique und 10) Guyane, O-Taiti, Marquises, Saint-Pierre, etc., wobei abweichend zum gewöhnlichen Modus die Karten der og. Nrn. 2-4 jeweils doppelblattgroß sind. Schönes Exemplar. Zeitgenössisches dunkelgrünes Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of Travel and Sport in Burmah, Siam, and the Malay Peninsula

      London: Samuel Tinsley 1876, 1st Edition. () vi, 338, 16pp. Very good. Octavo. Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, six gilt bars down spine. Decorative black lined front and back covers. Untrimmed foredging. Small name stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper. Slight foxing to title and contents pages. Textblock is tight. Commonly believed to be a pseudonym for either James Anthony Lawson, or Captain John A. Lawson, who had the year before published "Wanderings in the Interior of New Guinea". An indepth observation into the culture, society, natural history, and big game hunting in Burma, Siam, and Malay. A fantastic copy of a rare title..

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        Rare Clipped Signature

      1876. unbound. 1.5 x 3.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1876. Exceptional dark fountain-pen signature "M. G. Bulkeley" on the clipped portion of a card, nicely centered with adequate room for matting, placed in a plastic protective holder and housed in a heavy Lucite case with screw-down borders. An attractive example of this rare Hall-of-Fame autograph. Uniformly toned and in very good condition. Politician, insurance industry executive, and major league baseball pioneer who organized numerous teams and, as a charter member of the newly formed National League, served as its first President in 1876. Bulkeley was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937.

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      Empreza Litteraria de Lisboa - Officina Tipographica de J. J. de Mattos, Lisboa 1876 - 6 Volumes encadernados em 3 em inteira de pele. Ilustrados por Manuel Macedo. In-4º (262x185) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Leitungsbahnen im Gehirn und Rückenmark des Menschen auf Grund entwicklungsgeschichtlicher Untersuchungen.

      . Leipzig, Engelmann, 1876, 8°, XVI, 320 pp., 20 ganzseitige lith. Taf. in 4°, feiner Halblederband mit 4 Bünden und Rückenvergoldung; mit Stempel von F.Miescher-Rüsch und dem Physiol. Institut Basel auf Titel; sehr gutes Exemplar.. A MILESTONE OF MODERN NEUROLOGY! - Erste Ausgabe eines seltenen Grundlagenwerkes der modernen Neurologie. Neben Meynert gehört Paul Flechsig (1847-1927) zu den Pionieren der wissenschaftlichen Erforschung der Hirnrinde. Als Informationsquelle benutzte er Markreifung. Durch Färbung konnte er den Verlauf einer Nervenfaser in dem unendlichen Gewirr der Millarden von Fasern u. Fäserchen, welche die weisse Substanz der Grosshirnlappen zusammensetzen, von Anfang bis Ende verfolgen. Flechsig gelang die zeitliche Reihenfolge der Markfüllung von Nervenbahnen zu bestimmen. Er konnte auf diese Weise 36 spezifische Rindenregionen abgrenzen, die mit den Nervenbahnen in Verbindung stehen. Flechsig aus Zwickau in Sachsen promovierte 1870, wurde 1877 Professor der Psychiatrie und war seit Eröffnung der neubegründeten Universitäts - Irrenanstalt Leipzig deren Direktor und Ordinarius für Psychiatrie. - *FIRST EDITION of a famous book. Flechsig recognized that the understanding of the nervous system could be enhanced through the study of myelogenesis. The treatise on the pyramidal and dorsal spinocerebellar tract (Flechsig's tract) is one of the earliest and most important works on the subject. Flechsig's fame is due mainly to his technique of myelogenesis for the examination of the brain and the spinal cord. It led to Flechsig's study of the nerve development in the cerebral hemisheres and the charting of the fields of the cerebral cortex. His studies of myelinogenesis, beautifully illustrated in his works, are one of the milestones of modern neurology. - Garrison & Morton 1419; Heirs of Hippocrates 2100; Cushing F 182; Waller 3072; See Clarke & O'Malley, Human brain, pp.277-280; Haymaker-Schiller, pp.23-27; DSB V, pp.26-28.; Rothschuh Nr.1371+1557

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        The Functions of the Brain.

      - London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1876, 8°, XV, 323, (4) pp., 68 Fig., orig. Leinenband; Vorsätze erneuert, feines und frisches Exemplar. Rare First Edition - - - "Sir David Ferrier's (1843-1928) pioneering experimental work in neurophysiology established the basis for modern neurology and neurosurgery . Using electrical stimulation and cortical ablation, Ferrier showed conclusively that various neurologic functions were controlled by separate parts of the cerebrum and that damage or loss of that part created an irrevocable and particular deficit . Ferrier's work confirmed the idea that there existed in the nervous system a rational and understandable organization. This had immense clinical significance in both the diagnosis and the treatment of diseases of the brain" Grolier Medicine - - "In 1873, inspired by the experiments of Fritsch and Hitzig, Ferrier began his detailed, systematic investigation of the cerebral cortex, with the express purpose of testing the opinions of his colleague Hughlings Jackson on the etiology of unilateral epilepsy based upon cortical localization of function. Working mostly with primates, and employing faradic stimulation to the cortex (an important advance over Fritsch and Hitzig's galvanic stimulation), Ferrier confirmed Jackson's views by reproducing experimentally his hypothesized "discharging" and "destroying" lesions; he then went to repeat the experiments of Fritsch and Hitzig, and to chart the precise localization of cortical function - particularly motor function - in dogs, monkeys and other vertebrates. His scheme of localized function was based upon the concepts of 'motor' and 'sensory' regions, but also recognized the necessity of their interaction. Ferrier's result, first published in the 'West Riding lunatic asylum reports of 1873', were amplified in the 'Fuction of the brain (1876)', which constitutes one of the most significant publications in the field of cortical localization." Norman 791 - - ". it was the impact of the cumulated cross-species research brought together in 1876 in 'The Functions of the Brain' that served to confirm the installation of sensory-motor analysis as the dominant paradigm for explanation in both physiology and psychology" (Wozniak, Mind and Body, Exhibition Cat. Bethesda 1992, p.24 - - Erste Ausgabe der bahnbrechenden Arbeit. - ".die säkularisierende und biologisierende Rolle der Phrenologie ist auch am Wendepunkt zum evolutionistischen Denken nicht zu übersehen. Sie hat vielmehr kräftig mitgeholfen, diesen heraufzuführen, bis in den siebziger Jahren der Evolutionsgedanke im Verein mit der experimentellen Physiologie durch die Arbeiten von Fritsch, Hitzig und Ferrier auch in der Hirnlokalisationslehre eindrang und dieser ein neues Gepräge verliehen hat" Erna Lesky - - Garrison-Morton 1409; Grolier Medicine 76; Heirs of Hippocrates 2059; Norman 791. Waller 3016; Clarke & O'Malley, pp.513-518; Haymaker & Schiller, pp.195-198; McHenry, pp.219-223 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Laws of Barbados for Session 1875-79, 1881-82, 1889-90.

      1876 - [Barbados]. Laws of Barbados for Session 1875-79, 1881-82, 1889-90. Barbados: Barclay & Fraser, 1876, 1878, 1879, 1882; Barbados: T.E. King & Co, 1890. Five volumes in all. Octavo (5" x 7-1/2"). Recent cloth, endpapers renewed, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages. * First editions. With indexes. This series covers the 1866-67 to 1939 sessions. (There were no sessions in 1876-77, 1879-80 or 1890-91.) Dealing with a wide range of topics, these volumes are useful for their insights into the daily life of the colony and the mechanisms of colonial administration. OCLC locates 19 copies (with varying numbers of volumes). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:296. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Louis Vivès, Paris 1876 - RO40236441: 18 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun. Auteurs, titres, dates et filets dorés sur les dos. Mors droit du 1er vol. légèrement fendu. Par Louis Veuillot, Rédacteur en chef de L' 'Univers'. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THEOLOGISCH-PRAKTISCHE QUARTAL-SCHRIFT. Jahrgang 1876 bis 2003; es fehlt der Jahrgang 1964 bis 1967; Band 29 bis Band 151,

      Linz, Haslinger; 1876-2003.. Gebundene Ausgabe. Die angebotenen 119 Jahrgänge sind sauber gebunden und stammen aus einer österreichischen Klosterbibliothek. Interessenten aus dem Ausland wollen bitte VOR Bestellung die genauen Versandkosten erfragen.

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        Two Autograph Letters signed to Carl Christian Giegler, Chief of Sudan Telegraph, in Khartoum

      London, 1 march 1876, 23 november 1876. 8vo. Together 12 pages. With original envelopes in Grant's hand . COL. GRANT ON GORDON'S FIRST TOUR OF DUTY IN AFRICA: In the March 1876 letter, Grant notes The Times's report on Gordon's contemplation of retirement. "It is reported ... that my excellent friend Colonel Gordon contemplated retiring from his present duties south of Gondokar, and if this is true, no one will regret it more than I do for he is one in a thousand - one in every respect highly qualified for bringing the natives under a new rule - I trust the report is without foundation ... " In the November letter he expresses relief that Gordon is staying in Khartoum: "It delighted me to hear that Colonel Gordon was not coming home when he intended as changes in the Govt. make a great difficulty out there, besides which he is so well suited for the work, however I think that five years work on the Nile is very trying to a constitution and that a trip to Europe is absolutely necessary after five or six to recruit body & mind. Colonel Gordon can have few European comforts about him. l know he will be successful in placing the "Khedive" upon the Victoria and in getting some proper person to take his place whenever he wishes to resign and take leave to Europe." He then reports that Mr. Lucas has asked for a letter of recommendation to Gordon, but "as [Lucas] had never been with natives" and lacked knowledge of eastern countries, Grant declined to write it

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        Works / Werke in 24 Bände / volume Collection of British Authors / collected works

      Leipzig, Tauchnitz Edition,. Text: english rote Kaliko - Einbände, gebundene Ausgabe, goldgeprägter Deckel und Rücken, books in good condition, Exemplar in sehr gutem Erhaltungszustand. Band 1: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) EA / (2 + 3) Band: The Innocents Abroad (1869), travel 2 Bände / volume / Band 4: Roughing It (1880), travel / Band 5: The innocents at Home (1881) / Band (6 + 7): The Prince and the Pauper (1881) 2 Bände EA / Band 8: The Stolen White Elephant" (1882) EA / Band (9 + 10): Life on the Mississippi (1883), EA travel 2 Bände / volume / Band 11: Sketches New and Old (1883), short story collection / Band 12: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) "nur Band I / von 2 Bänden / Band 13: Selections from american Humor (1888) / Band (14 + 15): A Yankee at the court of King Arthur 2 Bände / volume (1890) / Band 16: The American Claimant (1892) EA / Band 17: The 1,000,000 Note" (1893) EA / Band 18: Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894) EA / Band 19: Pudd'nhead Wilson (1895) / Band (20 + 21): Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc (1896) EA - 2 Bände / volume / Band 22: Tom Sawyer, Detective (1897) / Band (23 +24): More Tramp Abroad (1897), travel 2 Bände / volume / Romane T +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        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 volume set

      London: Macmillan & Co. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Teg. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Some occasional neat pencil notes, otherwise contents VG. 1876. First Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xxi, 503pp; viii, 607pp, + errata pages. Maps and illustrations. Heraldic book-plate of James Lumsden. Arden. 'Dei dono sum quod sum.'. .

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        Die Aetiologie der Milzbrand-Krankheit, begründet auf die Entwicklungsgeschichte des Bacillus Anthracis (pp.277-310, 1 Taf.). + Cohn, F.: Beiträge zur Biologie der Bacillen (pp.250-276, 1 Taf.). *)

      . Beitr. Biol. Pflanz., 2/2. - Breslau, J.U. Kern's Verlag (Max Müller, 1876, 8°, (4), pp.123-310, mit fünf zum Teil farbigen Tafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit; Rücken erneuert; feines Exemplar.. First Edition of two Milestones of Microbiology! - In 1876 Robert Koch (1843-1910) first obtained pure cultures of B.anthracis and described its complete life history. With Davaine (No.5165-66) he did much to prove that infectious diseases are caused by living reproductive micro - organisms. The postulates expounded by Koch on this occasion had fundamental importance and have become the bases on which bacteriology largely rests. The paper also marks the beginning of exact knowledge of bacterial infectious diseases. It is reproduced with translation in Med. Classics, 1938, 2, 745-820. - Milestones in Microbiology, Ed. by. Thomas Brock (1961), pp.89-95; Garrison & Morton No.5167 - - *) "Ferdinand Cohn "clearly saw that not all liquids or solids are sterilized easily. Instead of using this information to accept or reject the theory of spontaneous generation, he decided to find out what was responsible for this observations. His experiment with hay infusion was an enrichment culture. By boiling for a while, he killed all organisms that were sensitive to boiling water. Only heat resistant forms were left, and these could develop and he studied under the microscope. In this way he discovered a new species, Bacillus subtilis, and a new process, spore formation ... We know now that bacterial spores are the most heat resistant of all living organism ... We can also see here in Cohn's work the beginnings of the development of bacteriological techniques, such as the use of cotton for closing flasks and tubes. But probably the most important result of this work is that it was the direct forerunner of Koch brilliant researches on infectious disease." Milestones in Microbiology, Ed. by. Thomas Brock (1961), pp.49-56

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        LES CHAMPIGNONS histoire, description, culture, usages des espèves comestibles, vénéneuses, suspectes employées dans les arts, l'industrie, l'économie domestique, la médecine

      1876 - reliure demi-chagrin rouge grand in-octavo (binding half shagreen in-octavo), dos 4 nerfs cernés de filets à froid (spine with 4 raised bands encircled of blind-stamping decoration line) - entre-nerfs à fleuron au fer évidé (between the raised bands floweret with hollowed out blocking stamp) - titre frappé or (gilt title), plats décorés à froid (cover blind-stamping), marque-page en tissu vert (bookmark in green tissue), toutes tranches dorées (all edges gilt), pages de garde blanches (white endpapers), page de faux-titre (half title page), illustrations : figures in texte et 60 chromolithographies in fine (illustrations : pictures in text and 60 chromolithographies), légères rousseurs (light redness marks), sans mouillure (without scar of waterstain), 438 pages, 1876 à Paris J. Rothschild Editeur, quatrième édition revue et augmentée (fourth edition re-examined and enlarged) - reliure en très bel état - intérieur en bon état malgré le petit défaut signalé (binding in fine condition - interior in very good condition in spite of the small defect indicated) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Days smell Court tablature (two letter Set of 18)(TitleLanguage) TIAN WEN GE QIN PU ER HAN TAO ZHUANG GONG 18 CE

      China Bookstore Publishing House, 2014-01-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pub Date :2014-01-01 Language: Chinese Publisher: China Bookstore Publishing House days of smell Court tablature (two letter Set of 18) and Guangxu (1876) Annual carved book. is the art of Guqin Shu camp piano school opus The Chinese bookstore photocopy Heaven smell Court to Tang Yi Ming complement edition as a libretto. the Senate school early edition. famous for Zhang Hole Mountain playing mountain. water. drunk singing fish late and other melodies are From the early edition of t... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Venezia. Piazza di San Marco e gli Stendardi.

      Venezia, C.Naya, 1876. albumen print, 35 x 27,2 cm, on original mount with description on reverse. Photograph no.55. KEYWORDS:italy / venezia

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        Etudes d'entomologie. Faunes entomologiques. Descriptions d'insectes nouveaux ou peu connus. I. Etude sur la faune des lepidopteres de l'Algerie.

      . Rennes, Oberthür et fils, 1876. 4to. 74 pp., four nice hand-coloured engraved plates. Slightly later half cloth over marbled boards. Dark green morocco strip with gilt title mounted on spine. Original printed wrappers preserved.* Rare first volume of the Etudes, of which 21 volumes were published. This however, is the only part in this series specifically dealing with the butterflies of Algeria. Much later, from 1904 onwards, more studies on North-African Lepidoptera were written and published by Oberthur in his "Etudes de lepidopterologie comparee". This early work contains descriptions and very fine illustrations of new and little known species. A nice clean copy. Horn-Schenkling II(3), p. 202; Nissen ZBI, 2997..

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        Ã‰tudes d'entomologie. Faunes entomologiques. Descriptions d'insectes nouveaux ou peu connus. I. Étude sur la faune des lépidoptères de l'Algerie

      Rennes, Oberthür et fils, 1876. 4to. 74 pp., four nice hand-coloured engraved plates. Slightly later half cloth over marbled boards. Dark green morocco strip with gilt title mounted on spine. Original printed wrappers preserved.* Rare first volume of the Études, of which 21 volumes were published. This however, is the only part in this series specifically dealing with the butterflies of Algeria. Much later, from 1904 onwards, more studies on North-African Lepidoptera were written and published by Oberthur in his "Études de lépidopterologie comparée". This early work contains descriptions and very fine illustrations of new and little known species. A nice clean copy. Horn-Schenkling II(3), p. 202; Nissen ZBI, 2997.

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        STATUETTES PARISIENNES, illustrées de 18 portraits par Ed. Morin et J. Massieu

      1876 - un volume, reliure demi-chagrin bleu marine in-octavo (binding half shagreen in-8) (20,2 x 15 cm), Reliure d'Epoque, dos 5 nerfs (spine with raised bands), titre frappé or (gilt title), filet mate de part et d'autre des nerfs, papier marbré aux plats (cover with marbled paper), tête lisse jaspée (top edge smooth marbled) grand papier : gouttière et tranche de queue non rognées (top edge smooth - fore-edge and edge of bottom no smooth), marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), TIRAGE SUR GRAND PAPIER avec 37 EXEMPLAIRES COMME SUIT: 14 exemplaire sur parchemin, 6 exemplaires sur "Chine" et 30 Exemplaires sur Hollande : ici : EXEMPLAIRE SUR HOLLANDE, 1ère de couverture illustrée en bleu par Massieu conservée (cover preserved), orné d'un frontispice en noir et illustré de 18 portraits hors-texte en noir par Ed. Morin et J. Massieu + une vignette en noir en bas de la page de titre + Bandeaux,lettrines,cul-de-lampes en noir, XXIV-179 pages, 1876 Editions Lacroix & Cie Editeurs, Collection : "Bibliothèque illustrée".EDITION ORIGINALE sur grand papier.ouvrage regroupant des portraits sur des célébrités parisienne du XIXème siècle: Théo ; Schneider ; Galli-Marié ; Nilson ; Edelina Patti ; Croizette ; Thérésa ; Reichemberg ; Jenny Sabatier ; Morensi ; Clotilde Collas ; A. Bode ; Henriette Hausser ; Anna de Belloca ; Desclauzas ; Berthe Legrand ; Raymonde, et Judic.RARISSIME. en trés bon état (Very good condition.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American Ornithology; or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States. In Three Volumes

      Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, Paris & New York, 1876. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good-/No Jacket. Illustrator: Wilson, Alexander and Peale, Titian R. and A. Rider. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. With illustrative notes and life of Wilson by Sir William Jardine, 3 vols., no date,(c.1876), Green cloth, gilt stamped on spine with gilt bird of prey, frontispiece with tissue in Vol. 1, dark green end papers, full page color plates drawn from life by Wilson, Titian R. Peale, and A. Rider; Vol. I is cx + 408 pp., Vol. II x + 495 pp., Vol. III viii + 540 pp. including the General Index. All three volumes have wear at corners and spine ends; covers are stained to varying degrees, and some scuffing. Interiors are generally clean and tight, including plates. However, there is some soiling on some of the plates especially in margins and particularly in the first third of the volumes. Most plates are in excellent condition, and all are present. Vol. III has front free end paper stuck to front end paper at one spot and there is a small hole in fly title where it too, had been stuck. Illustrator: Wilson, Alexander and Peale, Titian R. and A. Rider. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 7 lbs 10 oz. Category: Animals & Birds; Books; Inventory No: 001867. . This is a SET of books, therefore heavier than a standard volume, and will require extra shipping charges.

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        Thomas Wingfold, Curate.

      George Routledge & Sons, NY 1876 - Spine ends folded in, slight loss of color at corners,; 12mo; Publisher's brown cloth, spine titled in gilt with two ornate gilt bands, boards with ornate embossed covers in black, vi, 666p., plus ads. **Shaberman #59. Very Good- scattered minor toning, the hinges are not worn, the color is bright, the text block is tight and unruffled, the only sign of prior ownership is "Geo. Howland July 1876" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geographie generale physique, politique et economique.

      Garnier Frères, Paris 1876 - In 4°(20 x 29), pp. (10), 1204, (4). Completo delle 100 carte, con numerose incisioni intercalate nel testo, 20 Tavole a piena pagina, vedute delle più belle città del mondo, tra le quali quelle italiane, 16 splendide Tavole in cromolitografia a colori raffiguranti tipi e costumi popolari. Legatura firmata Garnier Freres Editeurs a Paris in percalina rossa, 5 nervi al dorso con autore titolo oro, fregi e motivi anch'essi dorati, interni freschi, tutti i tagli dorati a specchio. Condizione di perfetto.

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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      Everts, Ensign & Everts, Philadelphia 1876 - Exterior shows signs of wear. Spine leather has tears with covers firmly attached. Edges rubbed, includes spine ends and leather protected front corners. Gilt title on front cover. Green cloth has a few small cloth bubbles. First & last two pages have edge chips. Endpaper has tape & vertical creases. Color maps & engravings In VG condition & complete. N. Y. Atlas, General InformationInformation; Color maps & ngravings; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 100 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff]
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      Manchester, England: Palmer & Howe, 1876. original embossed cloth, spine gilt-stamped. 8vo. original embossed cloth, spine gilt-stamped. xxx, 509, (3) pages. First edition (Not in Ron's Bibliotheca Tinctoria). Edited by John Stenhouse and Charles Edward Groves. Preface, author's obituary, table of contents, appendix, list of printed and dyed patters, list of engravings, index, errata. Illustrated with wood engravings with 52 specimens of printed and dyed fabrics. Foldout chart of chemicals and their properties. Reviewed in The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions, May 13, 1876. Covers scuffed at edges and along spine. Inside front hinge cracked. Scattered light foxing. Foldout chart torn near botton left.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Emigrant and Sportsman in Canada. Some Experiences of an Old Country Settler. With Sketches of Canadian Life, Sporting Adventures, and Observations on the Forests and Fauna

      Edward Stanford, London 1876 - viii, 440, 32 p. Fold-out frontis map, torn at right edge. Green cloth with black border. Gilt title on spine. Hinges expertly repaired (cloth on top right corner of spine slightly loose with no loss to repair). A few small spots to cover, edges gently rubbed. Owner's sig. to front paste-down endpaper, offset onto half-title. A few very small spots here and there. Chapters on each province from Ontario to the Maritimes as well as Cape Breton and Anticosti. Chapters on the Intercolonial Railroad, Canadian Forests, Winter in Canada, as well as advice on trapping, angling, and questions of climate. Sections on farming, wild-fowl shooting, the Eastern Townships, bass spearing, partridge shooting, wild geese, mining, lobsters, moose and bear hunting seals, cod fishing, the Acadians, The Micmacs, canoeing, lumbering, eel spearing, tobogganing, caribou hunting, porcupines, squirrels, and beavers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mark Twain sends his lawyer $10,000 to invest with an Illinois banking house

      Autograph Letter Signed ?Saml L. Clemens,? 1p, 5? x 8?. Hartford, January 17, 1876. ?To Cashier First Natl.? Tiny staple holes in blank area. Light ink smudges by Clemens. Fine condition.In full, ?Please send by to Chas. E. Perkins, Esq., 14 State St. a New York draft for Ten Thousand ($10,000) Dollars, payable to the order of Messrs. Burnham, McKinley & Co., & charge to my ?Personal? Account.? Charles E. Perkins (1832?"1917) was Clemens?s lawyer. Burnham, McKinley & Co. was an Illinois banking and mortgage house and loan broker.In May 1877, Clemens wrote to Perkins. He listed six dates and amounts. First on the list was ?Jan. 17/76, invested $10,000 Ill? He then wrote, ?You perceive, Mr. Perkins, as per above, that in the last 16 months (since Jan. 17, 1876,) we have invested through you with Burnham, $26,000...?

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