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        KINSE SHIRIAKU: A HISTORY OF JAPAN, FROM THE FIRST VISIT OF COMMODORE PERRY IN 1853 TO THE CAPTURE OF HAKODATE BY THE MIKADO'S FORCES IN 1869.

      JAPAN IN CHAOS AFTER PERRY'S VISIT, CIVIL WAR & INSURRECTIONYokohama 1876, - Wetmore. Original stiff buff wrs., corners &spine worn as usual for this binding, 148p., 14 x 22 cm.,2ndedition, re-published from the "Japan Weekly Mail," notes.OBSCURE PRIMARY RESOURCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

      27 February 1876, Cambridge - A 3-1/2-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED on both sides of a 9" x 7" sheet of paper to his neighbor Mrs. Horsford written on his birthday and thanking her for remembering it with fruits and flowers. Longfellow compares the flowers to the Flower Dial at Upsala "which marked the hours by the blooming of the flowers, that composed it. These mark the years on a larger dial, and suggest perhaps graver thoughts." Longfellow then quotes the first stanza, four lines, of Felicia Dorothea Hemans's poem "The Dial of Flowers." SIGNED "Henry W. Longfellow." A touching and poetic letter. Horsford was the wife of Eben Norton Horsford, professor of chemistry at Harvard and a neighbor of Longfellow's. A few faint glue stains from where a tissue engraving, still present, was once attached. Near Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        TOKUGAWA CHISEKI NENKAN KIJI: ANNALS OF THE TOKUGAWA ADMIN- ISTRATION. TOKUGAWA YOSHINOBU THE 15TH SHOGUN ESCAPING TO HIS SHIP KANYOOMARU AFTER THE BATTLE OF TOBA-FUSHIMI, 1876. A TRYPTICH WOODBLOCK PRINT.

      A DRAMATIC NICE SCENE SHOWING THE SHOGUN IN WHITE CAP SEAS [Tokyo 1876, - Manya]. Tryptich prints, with grass cloth covervey good, clean, strong impression, excellent color, accord-ion folded, as issued, signed in block, clean, bright copy.THIS WORK HAS ELUDED ALL YOSHITOSHI REFERENCE BOOKS ! IT IS Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        M Michel Chevalier et le bimétallisme Articles publiés dans le Siècle en avril et mai 1876

      Paris, Guillaumin, 1876.. Octavo. Pp. 135. Printed on thick paper. Bound in the original stiff printed wrappers, bit thumbed, old decorative paper label to front. In about fine condition. Overall an excellent copy. ~ First edition, very rare in the original printed wrappers. Michel Chevalier (1806-1879) a French economist. In 1840 he was appointed professor of political economy at the Collège de France and subsequently became one of the most eminent economists of his time and a great influence on the economic policies of France. He negotiated and successfully concluded the French-English commercial agreement in 1860, followed by similar treaties with other countries. He predicted, as early as 1857, the decline in the value of gold. Henri Cernuschi (1821-1896), Italian politician and economist. Cernuschi is best known for his publications on financial questions, more especially bimetallism. Of the latter he was an ardent champion, and the word itself is commonly supposed to have originated with him - at least in its English form it is first found in his Silver Vindicated (1876).

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        The Works

      Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent: George Allen,, 1876?-1884. 11 volumes, octavo (211 × 134 mm). Contemporary royal blue calf over bevelled boards, titles and volume numbers gilt to second, third and fourth compartments, raised bands with foliate roll in black, fleurons to first, fifth and sixth compartments, triple fillet panels in blind to the boards, fleuron corner-pieces, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Plates, and illustrations to the text, series title page to each. Lightly rubbed with the occasional scuff, light toning to the text, but overall a very good set. Mixed editions as usual, titles, dates and editions listed below. Attractively presented set of Ruskin's own "accumulative edition" of his works. They were printed and published in Kent by George Allen, a skilled joiner who became a pupil of Ruskin's at the London Working Man's College, progressing there to become his assistant drawing master in 1857, and subsequently serving as Ruskin's general assistant, engraver, and publisher over a period of 50 years. It was late in 1870 that Ruskin decided to set Allen up as a publisher in order to avoid the evils of the publishing trade; " At a week's notice, and without any previous experience, Allen started upon this enterprise at his home at Heathfield Cottage, Keston, Kent, so giving rise to a sarcastic journalistic reference to Ruskin's idea of publishing 'in a field in Kent'. At first he worked mainly as a distributor … However, he was also authorised to launch the 'revised and enlarged' edition of Ruskin's works, which focused attention on his social, cultural, and economic theories rather than his views on the visual arts … In 1874 Allen secured a loan from Ruskin in order to build himself Sunnyside Villa at Orpington, Kent; he developed his business in an outhouse on the property and tended its garden in his spare time. From that time Ruskin officially dubbed him his publisher, and publication of all of Ruskin's books was gradually transferred to him" (ODNB) The set comprises of the following essays: Sesame & Lilies - 1883, 5th edition; Munera Pulveris - 1880, second thousand; Aratra Pentelici - 1879, second thousand; The Eagle's Nest - 1880, second thousand; Time and Tide - 1882, second thousand; The Crown of Wild Olive - 1880, second thousand; Ariadne Florentina - 1876, first edition; Val d'Arno - 1882, first edition; The Queen of the Air - 1883, revised edition; The Two Paths - 1884, New Edition, second thousand; A Joy for Ever - 1880, first edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        To A C Hunter Esq : O The Lark Is Singing In The Sky. Song. Words By R.B.R.

      Joseph Williams, London, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Signed by person(s) connected with bookTHIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated. Signed & Dedicated by A C H Dated 1876. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 6647014.

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        Etruscan Bologna:

      London, Smith Elder & Co.,, 1876. A Study. Octavo. Original blue cloth, device to upper board gilt, key motif to boards in black and blind, titles to spine gilt. Illustrated throughout, one folding plate. Errata slip present. Some minor spotting to text, spine a little rubbed and lightly tanned. An excellent copy however particularly tight and clean. First Edition. One of the less scarce titles in the canon but nice in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ETRUSCAN BOLOGNA: A STUDY

      London: Smith, Elder & Company. Fine. 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Rebound in bright red leatherette boards. Marbled endpapers. Tissue guarded fold-out frontispiece: "Synoptical Table of the Paleo-Ethnological Remains of Central Italy". With bound-in errata sheet; 8vo; xii, 275 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Scorci di case. (Trento).

      - Raffigura forse una via di Trento questo acquerello ad opera di Enrico Unterveger (1876-1959): noto irredentista, deportato a Katzenau, figlio del grande fotografo Giovanni Battista Unterveger, proseguì l’attività paterna con successo. In cornice. Formato: Acquerello di dimensioni 32x23 cm. Buono.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        BIGLIETTO AUTOGRAFO FIRMATO + CARTOLINA POSTALE ILLUSTRATA (Pubblicata in occasione del “Primo centenario Nascita Garibaldi”). 1 p. (mm. 132x210), datato: Caprera 13 Nov. 1876, in lingua francese, di 7 righe.

      (1876).. ?"Mon cher .. / Merci pour votre nouveau et precieux ouvrage / J?'ai peu de tems pour lire, et suis V.e devoai (sic)?". Ben conservati.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        HOW AND WHERE TO GET A LIVING. A SKETCH OF "THE GARDEN OF THE WEST," PRESENTING FACTS WORTH KNOWING CONCERNING THE LANDSOF THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILROAD CO., IN SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS.

      Boston: Published by the Company, 1876. - First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, 46 pp., large folding map in front, tables. Early promotional by the railroad encouraging people to consider Southwestern Kansas as a place to live. Herd 1210 says, "Rare." Much on agricultural possibilities, including livestock, crops, and grains. The railroad explains in some detail their program to sell their lands, including terms of purchase, discounted railroad ticket plans, etc. Chipped along edges of covers, but text is quite solid, else very good copy. A rare and early promotional housed in a four-point folding imitation leather case with titles stamped in gold on front cover and spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Bird's Eye View of Morristown, Morris Co , New Jersey, 1876 Drawn by T M Fowler

      n.p.: Fowler & Bulger, 1876. (MORRISTOWN, N.J) Image size 20 x 28 inches. Framed and glazed. Image with inpainting and some distressing, loss at upper left

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        New Lands within the Arctic Circle. Narrative of the Discoveries of the Austrian Ship "Tegetthoff" in the Years 1872-1874. In 2 volumes.

      London, Macmillan, 1876,. lg. in-8vo, XXXI + 335 p. / XIV + 294 p., richly illustrated from drawings by the autor, some light foxing, small legacy stamp 'Guggisberg', original pictorial blue clothbound, spine a bit darkened, top-edge gilt, inner joints cracked, a little worn at spine ends. Very good copy.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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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 New Guinea & Polynesia

      London: John Murray. 1876. With maps and illustrations. First edition. xx, 328pp (last blank); 20pp publisher's adverts, frontis & 3 other plates, 4 maps (two coloured, one folding at rear). Original blue cloth over bevelled boards, gilt vignettes on the upper board and spine; rebacked with the original (faded) spine laid down. Fading to the margins of the endpapers, hinges reinforced with Japanese tissue. A little spotting early and late, the folding map with some old repairs to folds, leaving light staining; otherwise a good clean copy *** Ferguson 12801. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford, Conn: The American Publishing Company, 1876. First edition. Very Good. First printing, with the half-title and the frontis illustration on separate leaves, printed on wove paper. Collates complete as per BAL 3369. Only 5,000 copies of this first printing were originally issued. A Very Good copy in the publisher's original blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Rebacked, preserving the original spine, with the inner hinges mended. Cloth lightly soiled, internal contents generally in attractive condition. One of the classic American novels, Twain's bildungsroman follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer - and his friend Huck Finn -- in St. Petersburg, Missouri told with Twain's characteristic and unmatchable wit and humor. It would become his best-selling book and its sequel, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," is arguably the greatest American novel of all time. "Mr. Samuel Clemens has taken the boy of the Southwest for the hero of his new book... and has presented him with a fidelity to circumstance which loses no charm by being realistic in the highest degree, and which gives incomparably the best picture of life in that region as yet known to fiction." (Contemporary Atlantic Monthly Review). Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        DICTIONNAIRE DE BOTANIQUE. 1ª edición. Dessins de A. Faguet. Chromol. de Portail.

      - Paris. Bourloton, Imprimeries Réunies. Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1876. Cuatro volúmenes. Infolio menor, xii-788pp-10 láminas, 776pp-7 láminas, 756pp-9 láminas, 340pp-7 láminas. Magníficamente ilustrada con miles de grabados calcográficos al texto y 32 láminas cromolitográficas de gran belleza realizadas por Portail sobre los dibujos de Faguet fuera de texto. Sobria encuadernacion homogénea holandesa piel puntas época, nervios, hierros dorados. Esporádica señal de óxido, 13 últimas hojas con pequeñas perforaciones marginales que en una página puede afectar al texto pero no a la lectura, al vol. II. Texto a dos columnas. Buen ejemplar, completo y poco común en comercio, trabajo minucioso y de gran erudición. CCPB000586567-0. [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford The American Publishing Company 1876 - First Edition, First Issue of Tom Sawyer in Original Sheep TWAIN, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. First American edition, first printing. Octavo. [i-xi]xii-xiii[xiv-xv]xvi, [17]18-274[-276], [4]pp. ads. Illustrated. Publisher's library sheepskin with original black morocco gilt spine label. Expertly rebacked to style and with hinges reinforced with cloth tape. Original peach endpapers. Speckled edges. Some light scuffing to boards (especially edges and corners). Overall, a very good, clean, and still bright copy of this American classic in the very scarce publisher's sheepskin. In a quarter morocco clamshell case. BAL 3369. HBS 67166. $10,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      The American Publishing Company, Hartford, Conn 1876 - First printing, with the half-title and the frontis illustration on separate leaves, printed on wove paper. Collates complete as per BAL 3369. Only 5,000 copies of this first printing were originally issued. A Very Good copy in the publisher's original blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Rebacked, preserving the original spine, with the inner hinges mended. Cloth lightly soiled, internal contents generally in attractive condition. One of the classic American novels, Twain's bildungsroman follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer - and his friend Huck Finn -- in St. Petersburg, Missouri told with Twain's characteristic and unmatchable wit and humor. It would become his best-selling book and its sequel, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," is arguably the greatest American novel of all time. "Mr. Samuel Clemens has taken the boy of the Southwest for the hero of his new book? and has presented him with a fidelity to circumstance which loses no charm by being realistic in the highest degree, and which gives incomparably the best picture of life in that region as yet known to fiction." (Contemporary Atlantic Monthly Review). Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Alexandre Dumas Fils, sauveteur en mer

      - Livre ancien Diplôme décernant la qualité d’hospitalier sauveteur breton honoraire à M. Alexandre Dumas fils, de l’Académie Française. Signé et daté 1876. La Société des Hospitaliers Sauveteurs Bretons, société régionale libre fondée à Rennes en 1873 par Nadault de Buffon, a voulu « témoigner de ses sentiments de haute sympathie pour le caractère de M. Alexandre Dumas fils et de ses sentiments d’admiration pour un talent qui sert les mœurs en peignant nos travers et qui contribue à conserver à l’esprit français son ancien renom ». Très beau cartouche gravé aux armes de Bretagne et de ses 6 évêchés. La Société des Hospitaliers Sauveteurs Bretons est devenue, après fusion avec la Société Centrale de Sauvetage des Naufragés, notre actuelle Société Nationale des Sauveteurs en Mer. Condition : Diplôme sur peau de vélin. Dim : 61 x 47 cm -.

      [Bookseller: L'Oeil de Mercure]
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        The Works of Shakspere [Shakespeare]. Imperial Edition. 3 volumes. Virtue edition

      London: J S Virtue & Co. G : in Good condition. Wear to leather along edges and to spines. Contents VG. Aeg. [1876]. Reprint. Gilt illustrated hardback leather cover. 380mm x 280mm (15" x 11"). 444pp; 738pp; 810pp, 78pp. Numerous illustrations on steel. Comprises Histories, Tragedies and Comedies. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley / Edited by Harry Buxton Forman - [Complete in 4 Volumes]

      London : Reeves And Turner [1876-1877], 1876, Hardback, 1st Buxton Forman edition in this formA fine set in the original, full calf. Period sympathetically re-backed with a red Morocco gilt-blocked label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans &c. On request. ; 1 pages; Physical desc. : 4 v. : ill. , fronts. (ports. ) . , pl. , facsim. ; 22 cm.

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        Amadis

      Imp. des bibliophiles 1876 - - Imp. des bibliophiles, Paris 1876, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin prune à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, encadrements de filets à froid sur les plats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, ex-libris, élégante reliure signée de Semet & Plumelle. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice. Agréable exemplaire parfaitement établi. Provenance : de la bibliothèque d'Albert Natural avec son ex-libris encollé sur une garde. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Annuaire de la Chronique du Turf

      Chronique du Turf, Paris 1876 - 66 volumes, various sizes, beautifully bound in 3/4 bright red morocco with ornate gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, top edge gilt. Paris: Chronique du Turf, 1876-1937. Printed on thin wood pulp paper, so the pages are slightly yellowed (otherwise a fine set). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        L'Oeuvre de Jules Jacquemart

      Paris: Gazette des Beaux-Arts. 1876. First. Limited edition. Number 20 of 60 copies. Quarto. 89 pp. 30 x 20 cm. 23 etched plates by Jacquemart, with an original etching and drypoint frontispiece portrait of Jacquemart by M. Desboutin. Complete as issued. Contemporary black half morocco, marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Spine professionally rebacked on linen cloth. Very good. The text pages and plates are near fine; very clean and bright. Laid in are 3 additional etched plates by Jacquemart from a different edition. Jules Ferdinand Jacquemart (1837-1880) was one of the best French reproductive printmakers of the 19th century. He was considered an "etcher's etcher" in his day, and his work was highly esteemed by Maxime Lalanne, Seymour Haden, and other leading printmakers associated with the etching revival of the 1850s and 60s. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The State Arms of the Union

      L. Prang and Co., Boston 1876 - 8vo (oblong). Unpaginated. Interior in very good condition, wear to exterior edges. Light fraying, rubbing and bumping to spine ends, edges and corners. Light damp-spotting to covers. Back cover cracked. Binding slightly loose. Very light foxing and age discoloration to end papers. Light offsetting from prints. Chromolithographed title page, 7 color plates. 45 state coats of arms based on drawings by H. Mitchell, and the arms of the thirteen original states "in accordance with the paintings deposited in Independence Hall, Philadelphia." U.S. seal on title page. Gold and color printing. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CASALS, Pablo (1876-1973), Catalan cellist, 1963, Photography with signature

      . Photography with dedication and signature. 25,2 x 20,3 cm; 9,9 x 8 inches. Overall good, upper margin in the middle with small abrasion, at the margins with faint creases, slightly yellowed paper,

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        The Marvelous Musical Prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro Boy Pianist. . . . (Cover title: Songs, Sketch of the Life of Blind Tom, The marvelous Musical Prodigy, The Negro Boy Pianist . . . .)

      Baltimore: The Sun Book and Job Printing Establishment, 1876. Pamphlet. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 30 pages plus a one-page program note and a two-page piano advertisement. Pictorial wrapper with Blind Tom's portrait on the front cover. Sound binding. Clean pages with some very light foxing to the first and last few pages. Minor silverfish predation to front cover. Program for performances by Blind Tom. Includes a short biography, lyrics to many of his pieces, and a number of reviews. Two-page 1876 World's Fair advertisement for Steinway pianos in the rear. Tom, a blind autistic savant with incredible music ability, was one of the most famous performers of the mid-19th century. Born a slave in 1849, his mother (Charity Wiggins) and master (General James Bethune) discovered his inexplicable ability to mimic the most difficult piano performances immediately upon hearing them. By the time he was five years old, Tom was giving concerts and stunning critics with his virtuosity. As Bethune saw then end of the Civil War approaching, he contracted with Tom's parents to obtain guardianship in exchange for a home, subsistence, and monthly stipend for them and a salary for Tom. Bethune, his son, and finally his son's widow continued the arrangement and made hundreds of thousands of dollars from Tom's performances throughout the latter half of the 1800s.

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        "War Memoirs" [three articles in] The Galaxy, Volume 22, 1876

      [New York]: Sheldon & Co.. 1876. Octavo. A series of three original articles removed from three continuous monthly numbers of The Galaxy (September, October, November), and bound together in contemporary quarter morocco and marbled paper boards. Apparently from the family library of Civil War General George Meade, with his engraved armorial bookplate on the front pastedown (Meade died in 1872; thus applied posthumously by either his widow, children, or an enterprising subsequent owner). The morocco is worn away at the spine, with the stitching thus exposed, else very good with moderate toning. Custer's "War Memoirs," in which he tells the story of his life in the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War, were written under conditions of hardship during his last march to Little Big Horn. The first two dispatches were received by The Galaxy just before his death, and the third, as noted by the editor, "is a portion of a manuscript found among General Custer's papers since his death." A curious copy with an interesting association: despite having no direct command experience, just three days prior to Gettysburg Meade brevetted Custer to Brigadier General, whereupon Custer led a brigade of cavalry to Gettysburg to reinforce Meade's troops, and proceeded to distinguish himself in many engagements. .

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        FACTS ABOUT SHERRY, Gleaned in the Vineyards and Bodegas of the Jerez, Seville, Moguer, & Montilla Districts During the Autumn of 1875. Author signed.

      London, Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1876.FIRST EDITION 1876, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO BLANCHARD JERROLD, 8vo, 180 x 120 mm, 7 x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 15 engraved plates, 9 illustrations in the text, pages: (11), 12 - 108, 7 pages of adverts at front and rear including endpapers, bound in original publisher's blue blind stamped fine grained cloth, gilt illustration and lettering to upper cover, spine plain. Spine slightly darkened, slightly worn at head and tail, gilt bright, contents clean and tight. A very good copy. The author was Wine Juror for Great Britain at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873 and he spent 3 months in the sherry districts of Southern Spain in 1875. On the title page he has written: "Blanchard Jerrold Esq., with the Author's cordial regards." Blanchard Jerrold (1826 ? 1884) was a well known journalist, writer and dramatist. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 293, G40310: "This is an interesting book not only because it tells us about sherry but because of what it tells us about the people, their customs, and their problems". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Sterbebuch.

      Österreich, 1842-1876 und o. J. - Sammlung von 3 Photographien (Albuminabzüge), 1 Photographie nach einer Zeichnung, 1 Photographie einmontiert in einen Partezettel und 1 Bleistiftzeichnung. Sämtlich montiert in blindgepr. Lederalbum der Zeit mit 14 Bll. und Moiréevorsätzen. Qu.-4to. Am vorderen Vorsatz Besitzerstempel "Jan hr. Harrach" (d. i. der böhmisch-österr. Politiker Johann Gf. Harrach, 1828-1910). Das Sterbebuch dokumentiert das Hinscheiden verschiedener Personen, die wohl dem persönlichen Umfeld des Grafen entstammten: Enthalten sind ein kleines Photo einer älteren Dame (unbezeichnet; 1870er Jahre; 23:33 mm im Oval); eine photographische Reproduktion (Studio Harmsen, Wien III) einer unbezeichneten Zeichnung von einem etwa zehnjährigen Knaben auf dem Totenbett; eine Parte "zum frommen Andenken an Johann Nepomuk Reichsgrafen Waldstein-Wartenberg" (1809-76) mit Photographie des Toten (zu diesem vgl. Thieme/Becker 35, 81 und Wurzbach 52, 238ff.); die Originalzeichnung eines Kleinkinds auf dem Totenbett, bezeichnet "Pocci 2 Jahre alt, gestorben 1842", datiert München 1842 und mit Monogramm FP; die Ganzkörper-Portraitphotographie eines greisen Klerikers, bezeichnet "Simon Reitinger - Geboren 1783 am 25. März. Jubelpriester, geistlicher Rath und Pfarrer zu Aschach an der Donau in Oberösterreich, von 1819-1869. Photographiert: Aschach 7. April 1865. Gestorben am 15. Dezember 1869 im 89. Jahre"; zuletzt die Photographie einer Grabstätte, bezeichnet "Eisernes Kreuz vom Grabstein der Kammerjungfer Anna Jezek am Kirchhofe für Deutsche in Rom nächst derr hl. Peterskirche, gestorben am 10. März 1869." - Interessantes Dokument der Sterbekultur des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts in den Kreisen des böhmischen Adels.

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        His personal hardcover school notebook when Toulouse-Lautrec was about 12 years old, featuring the letters „T L" affixed to the front cover.

      n.p., [1876] - 4to. 87 pages written in Latin in Lautrec's hand, as well as his ownership signature on the first page, „H. de T. Lautrec". Although he adds "Fables d'Esope" beneath his name, the passages cover a vast array of topics typical of a 19th-century child's education, including summaries of events in classical history, moral reflections, religious lessons, and philosophical musings. Each piece is about a page long and headed with a brief title. Brief translated excerpts follow:The notebook begins with a passage entitled "Men’s Firmest Defense Is in Piety," in part: "O Lord, blessed are they who have put their hope in You! For when desolation invades their spirits, oppressed with the burden of affairs, they flee to You, and then, forgetting their sorrows, they draw strength and peace of mind from their source. You shelter them in a paternal embrace and spread before them the sacred light of faith O most sweet, nourishing religion and most holy faith, who can live without you." Lautrec was raised by his devoutly religious and overbearing mother, and began his formal schooling in 1872 at the prestigious Lycee Fontanes in Paris, but withdrew in 1875 due to his poor health. His mother's presence in his life at this time is certainly discernible in his writings on religion and philosophy in this notebook.The piece on page 30 is headed "On Socrates," which is followed by "On Fables." The latter, in part: "What is a fable but a tale for the improvement of men’s morals, generally wrapped in an amusing image, in which the pleasant and the useful, although most unlike in nature, conspire to mutually adorn and defend one another? What do you suppose that those ancient inventors of tales intended with so many and such ingenious fictions? Just to tickle the ears of their readers with a vain arrangement of words? Not at all, but rather, when they put trees and animals on stage, their aim was that the bad, contemplating their deformity as in a mirror, would avoid rashness in counsel, avarice in the search for wealth, pride in command, and fraud in all aspects of life." This is an especially interesting piece, as Lautrec studied the fables of Phaedrus and La Fontaine while in school and these likely informed the allegorical animals that appear in his late drawings.He further explores the classical world in "On the Phoenicians" on page 43, in part: "The Tyrians took their origin from the Phoenicians. Those who inhabited the seashore, being troubled by frequent movements of the earth in their homeland, founded a city that they called Sidona on account of the abundance of fish on those coasts, for the Phoenicians call fish sidon. Then many years later, having been driven out by the king of the Ascalonians, they took to their ships, leaving behind their homeland, and founded the city of Tyre a year before the fall of Troy." Although Lautrec’s artwork presents an extreme departure from the classical style, his familiarity with the stories can be seen in his body of work, including his portrayals of Mademoiselle Cocyle as Helen of Troy in La Belle Helene.The last page takes a moralistic slant on classical figures in a passage entitled "On Flatterers," in part: "Flatterers think that they can seek the favor of kings to the extent that they imitate them, but it often happens that they reproduce their vices rather than their virtues, as one or another example will sufficiently demonstrate to be true. It is said that Alexander’s head was bent down toward his shoulder, and his friends were in the habit of also going around with their heads bent down toward their shoulders. When Plato first came to Syracuse, Dionysius the Tyrant immediately devoted himself entirely to geometry, from which it is easily understood that everyone consequently became a geometer, following the king’s example." Lautrec takes a strong stance against flattery in this passage, a principle he certainly held throughout his life—his paintings were decidedly unflattering and direct.Interior

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        L'Oeuvre de Jules Jacquemart

      Paris: Gazette des Beaux-Arts. 1876. First. Limited edition. Number 20 of 60 copies. Quarto. 89 pp. 30 x 20 cm. 23 etched plates by Jacquemart, with an original etching and drypoint frontispiece portrait of Jacquemart by M. Desboutin. Complete as issued. Contemporary black half morocco, marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Spine professionally rebacked on linen cloth. Very good. The text pages and plates are near fine; very clean and bright. Laid in are 3 additional etched plates by Jacquemart from a different edition. Jules Ferdinand Jacquemart (1837-1880) was one of the best French reproductive printmakers of the 19th century. He was considered an "etcher's etcher" in his day, and his work was highly esteemed by Maxime Lalanne, Seymour Haden, and other leading printmakers associated with the etching revival of the 1850s and 60s. Very scarce. .

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        Du cancer chez les enfants

      Paris: Imprimerie Badoureau, 1876. <p>First Collected Report on Childhood Cancer</p> <p>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: &#147;A mon ami Gaillardan Souvenir affectueux Dr. Duzan.&#148;</p> <p>First Edition of the First Collected Report on Childhood Cancer. &#147;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&#148; (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&#146;s thesis is not noted in our printed histories of cancer or of pediatrics. Rodman, &#147;The influence of age, sex and race in surgical affections,&#148; Journal of the American Medical Association 31 (1898): 491-503; Duzan&#146;s thesis is cited on p. 493. </p>

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        [UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT] THE SPAGNOLETTO

      [New York?]. 1876.. 56pp. Original printed tan wrappers. Spine and corners considerably chipped, lower wrapper detached, wrappers a bit soiled with light stains, top fore-corner of last three leaves chipped (touching or approaching the page numbers); still, an intact copy of a scarce book. First edition of this tragic verse play in five acts, privately published by the author. This copy features the manuscript insertion on the first page, in an unidentifiable hand in block letters, of a one word first line of dialogue by Maria, "Father!," which renders more sensible the first printed line of dialogue, by Josef Ribera. An uncommon book: OCLC locates ten copies only (spread between two entries, one based on the title-page, one on the wrapper title), and the front wrapper of the Yale copy is illustrated in BAL. The text was reprinted in 1882 in SONGS OF A SEMITE. BAL 11487. RODEN, p.74.

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        Généalogie Montchovet. Rare réunion de divers documents sur la généalogie de la famille Monchovet dont 2 manuscrits.

      - 3 volumes dont 2 manuscrits. Carnet manuscrits de 1876 : Vie de Madame Lagrevol, née Bayle par Madame Monchovet, née Lagrevol, sa fille (27 pages) ; plus Carnet manuscrit : Causeries historiques et politiques dans le canton de Bourg-Argental à l'occasion du prochain centenaire de 1789 par Marius Monchovet (75 pages) mari de la précédente ; suivit de l'histoire la famille Montchauvet ou Monchovet. . Joint document imprimé tiré à très petit nombre : Emile Salomon et Hilaire Theillère-Bessard -Le manoir des Granges en bas-En-Basset. les Ollier du Port et les de Veyrines ; leurs alliances. Près de 50 généalogies. Tirage n° 88/100, Aix-les-Bains, Gérente, 1913. Reliure pleine toile verte moderne. Ce livre reprend la généalogie des Monchovet/Lagrevol. Les manuscrits présentés dans un coffret en toile verte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

      Macmillan. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hard cover book boards with nautical . design. Original binding and book boards. Book is 128 years old. Bumping . and some fraying to book board corners and spine. Spine some fraying on . bottom. Little ripple on front book board.. Black endpapers, no previous . owner’s inscription. Nine illustrations present by Henry Holiday including . frontispiece across from title page. All have original tissue guard. Some . regular foxing throughout the book you can see in pictures, but not bad at . all. All pages present. 83 pages with "the end" on the last page. Also . Lewis Carroll book ads in back including his famous Alice in wonderland . proving first edition. Gold edged pages. This is the original binding . first published in 1876. 1876. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 83 pages .

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        LA VIGNE ET LE VIN Guide Theorique et Practique du Vigneron (Orne de Trente-Huit Gravures)

      Paris/Roanne: Librairie Agricole/Chez Durand, 1876. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 359 pages. Quarter leather binding, red & black boards backed with brown calf. Gilt lettering & decoration on spine. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD; Endpapers are yellowed, corners rubbed. Otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Text in French.

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        Martha, Die Stiefmutter (Martha, the Stepmother)

      Verlag, Hamburg Germany. PAMPHLET. 1876. First Thus Edition. Verlag, Hamburg Germany. Very Rare novel by German Author "Marie Nathusius"! (6 3/4 x 4 1/8 x .1 inches) 47 pages. As Pictured. (Pamphlet) Acceptable Condition. cover is starting to separate from cover at spine, 1/2 inch top cover tear along spine, two 1/4 inch closed cover tears horizontal to spine, and one inch split on spine, pages age-toned, text is Clean and Unmarked! edge-wear cover. Next Day Shipping! "Martha, Die Stiefmutter (Martha, the Stepmother)" Biblio . Fair. 1876. First Thus Edition.

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        Autograph letter signed to [Jabez] Hogg, discussing microbiology

      London 1876 - "I Was Able to Obtain Fermentation or Putrefaction with Well Marked Turbidity"Bastian, Henry Charlton (1837-1915). Autograph letter signed to Jabez Hogg (1817-99). [London,] March 6, 1876. 3pp. 114 x 90 mm. Traces of mounting on blank verso of second leaf, but fine otherwise.From Henry Bastian, a physician who made notable contributions to the emerging specialty of clinical neurology, and a pioneer writer on theories of the origin of life; to Jabez Hogg, ophthalmologist, microscopist and early adopter of the germ theory of disease. Bastian published important papers on aphasia (see Garrison-Morton 4622, 4629) and was the first to demonstrate "Bastian's law": that complete section of the upper spinal cord abolishes reflexes and muscular tone below the level of the lesion. Bastian is best known, however, for his defense of the doctrine of spontaneous generation (abiogenesis) in the face of accepted scientific opinion. In opposition to Pasteur, Koch, Tyndall and other bacteriologists, Bastian argued that there was no fixed boundary between organic and inorganic life, stating that "since living matter must have arisen from nonliving matter at an early stage in evolution, such a process could still be taking place" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). He can thus be seen as one of the first to consider the question of the origins of life from a scientific standpoint. Some of Bastian's experimental work in support of his views on abiogenesis (contrary to his intent) ended up advancing the progress of bacteriology. It was Bastian, for example, who showed that boiling did not destroy all bacteria, a finding that led to the discovery of heat-resistant spores.Bastian's letter to Hogg critiques the findings of John Tyndall, whose recent experiments had shown that air from which all dust and floating particles had been removed was incapable of generating bacterial life. The letter reads in part as follows:"I have no doubt that your surmises would prove perfectly correct concerning a certain number of Tyndall's solutions. Freedom from turbidity does not by any means imply absence of organisms-but in the experiments which he has imperfectly endeavored to repeat I was able to obtain fermentation or putrefaction with well marked turbidity . . ."Tyndall had undertaken his experiments specifically to discredit Bastian's theories of spontaneous generation. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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